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 rtsrjrK  %(*  ,-&\  h  NINTH YEAR.  'i'A ft. i  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   WEDNESDAY,   AUGUST 14, tgoi.  ������^������_������M^gM  IV.  I  w  VI.  I s^rieat Completion.;      J^sPsocyijias we ?p  , can get our goods ihto'the  st-0ffe';:wc  -   intend to hold a Sale, and '-sis" iisjliatl^  we intend to offer Genuirte Bargaifis.?  *      V   '  1 ',-,  I   ���������**  Watch This Space for th^ Announcement  ������������������ i ^*a -  1        '  ���������, 1 -  VEW LODOX XWSTITUTED  ; True Defenders Lodge, No. 160  ll.T. B., drove to Courtney, / Wed-v-  needay 7th, where they . assisted' J.  J. Walsh.   D. 0. G. M.,   and   Mrs  Walsh,   R G.D.&;, from,Victoria,  ,, and Mrs Kirkwood, W. M. of Lily  Lof tbe Valley Lodge of Nanaimo, in  instituting a new lodge;called River  Vkw.No. 166, and   the  following  -oflwere were, installed:  1. McPhee���������W.M.  ',' A. Matthewson���������D.M.  r/^J^FerWiMl���������See." ���������������"-._,  . . *,   :  ; -, H^licPhi, ,Fih. Sec.* V      .  * -r > $ r*        & '  '-       ' ������-*  L. Piercy���������Treks;   ��������� -  *-- *      V # ���������** . * ^ ^_*  WIRiE NEWS  r -      *i  1    -*��������� *        f ** i* V "    i"  The following make^ood Dishes durta  . / the Hot Weather, : J: -,; 7/:*;_. V  - - -*��������� .#<- ..1,; ,-t-,* ^;.-;..'v.%->>; *'  Canned Smoked Halibutfli  t   . *?- ^-        *J������*V (X, ,  vr-8    ��������� ^i  7"   fi^rt j  ������; Canned Smoked Halibu^^  IjLv .'-^^   ^^"tf- tSalmdn't ,'V^    v-**>5#  If v j   '.    t ,    ;-*   ^   . |-y ri ^.-g / %������ ^^--11^ ^ , ���������   4, j ;. ��������� , t <m,;  ���������<_ki*-.Jt  ' ������������������    j,f    -< >uir f'^.���������* a  ^. *"-. *v, 1 j-     *. M'     <���������     ^ s"���������,  ** *   ' <____'*.1   - ,  , aa  to-iFor S^^t- -tlte\R{^:-^F^-R_|- '* "���������i-T.  I������> '   : *s-j,*>-t      -    ���������>    .-./i% * ���������* JCJiljf\J^;1i^>fJL^V^JL-VJLafH  _- - mt'  IlIMk <v   "* N    -   1       1   * r*-t ������.������W4V,   ������5������ ������    *     r , , , ,<      1     '.,* ���������     ,   . ��������� . ' SSSV  lam '       ' -**    >- r.'S'T j������V  ' &   i j.* .*,, ,1 it1- ntfij! yf    -'(   . ,        *������������������-**- u        ' ^   <an  A>ieroy~D.aiC. ,  ^M.'A.'Pierey^Con/^^j  jVn  E. Matthewpon���������Chap  i   if  i      J  *.  *.��������� )V  _0     J-  ___i'   ,*-. ,1*    f    >i'  > 1- -*"..  ������  i-,  ;' Nicholles & Renouf, Ld.  ?; K. Grieve^-LT:  r^wari-f-OX,;  ^/(;:  After the ceremonies, lunch was  ��������� * - ' *- - ''iivJ,;i^rJci , ^<-.''-"i^  served-and True- Defenders ietufn-������<  '" -'   -v -  ' ^      ^-j    fr , '   -   m' yj  ed.homein the smk' hours in  the'  .;; Pronberg, Aug. 5������������������H. I. M.- Vic-  tori a, eldest child of the late Queen  ^Victoria.! Princess Royal of ��������� Bri-'  tain, Dowager Empress of Ger-  many, .widow of the late Emperor  Frederick; and mother of the  pre-,  sent Emperor William, died at ������:15  'a*        ^ '    j      ~*   1  fp.ro.   :      * .      f       r  '/..The death 1 of the Ltowager Km-  press was somewhat sudden. , At 4  o'clock the physiciant reported no  /change in her condition.   Emperor  and Empress William wwe in the  *^-     ,.t      /- *% "-^   -^   <-1        '  /sickroom. - They were.all around'  ^the :';bedside  when   the- D>owager  passed quietly  away.     Tr^feeaor*:  Erin, tailed at  10:30. o^lock   thit.  morning for New .York.,    Gftsaten-  "li-t" *' -    - >'   *    f - "    '"  ihuiiasm    was'' displayed  ���������������   the  cbillenger departed. '^  -1     ���������  - ������������������ <  J*    s.  - (,  I      >  .< *'    "r-  X        -.'  1-  ,   i'V  -������^  2 ������"i  j*1'.  j       *r *  r -Si -   '  14 -vp-j   - er  61 YATES iSTOEETi   VICTORIA, B. C.  W rr'Zi  1".*  i-|iyt|������a^D^^:^ MACHINERY;^'  * gfe-������S3Se5^g������S*S^^  ������      .<     t  A POINT JO  REMEMBER  .      -    *     ������'         *--   ,/ ' = "   '  WHEN YOU WANT; o  Furniture. Carpets.   Lin-  r   oleums, Wallpaper,  ^     Or Apy.thiht in the  "\ r  .H  S3  Hoiise Fapi)isi)ing Lrine  "It will PAY YOU to Correspond with , us. We Manufacture or Import in Car Lots and carry the Biggest  Assortment in the Wrest   _i/  OUR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE ON REQUEST,  WEI:UBR fiPtOS.,  M: COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  -^33  VICTORIA, B.C. 5)  &4eSSS*&8&>2&^^  4Tot Weather  Nf  .. .  DRINILS  "     -r *��������� I -  Strawberry, Raspberry, Pineapple,  Vanilla and Lemon Syrups.  Lime Juice, Champagne Cider, and  Glob & Hires Root Beer  ^^-^AT^^-^���������^;^:^^^���������^,,;���������,���������:  morning.  j -*"������������������ j-   f  ' . ' 0. LBIB-CIl'S WBW STOBB. -  .    ���������- -. *        a ~^_A_.      t     i ~      ,  ^   The alterations and enlargementa  to Simon Lei_er'������ business premises,  ~ - - 4 t *,,-"    *x-r'      '     j  which has taken! the, time of several  workmen for some mphtba, are now  about  completed, excepting a, few/  minor incidentals which show them-  selves as requxre^.iiWireJhings ������re;  in perfectsbj|^;:Th6wor_. done,  '    -, .    *,*   *v-������***,t<->Sf>*i1 ^*%>.v  '7.'-^      i      ?     ^ %k ,  has been in ^beftrst. place, to build;  ~ -     - -           ~ U8  western'  ������--_2--->J  Ali^-wajr.:  buiidiiig waseiiended^ baet  as the new part---within 10 leeti of  the back of the lot, thu^ giving a  total, floor space of  60 *'' 110  feet.  Compensation for loss' of strength  -   v     *���������- <"  - .     .        '  by the.ffemQval .of the west wall of  the old  btiudnng.   was  made* by  placing a beani^"12 x 16 iuches, the  full length.    This being supported  by 12 x 12 posts which, when completed, were encased in cedar and  oil finished.    A light gallery  runs  clear around  the  building  inside.  Centrally on which, at the   back,  are situated the offices, handsomely  finished in natural cedar, of  light  and elegant detail.    Shelving, bins,  drawers,    everything     has     been  thought of, both   for   grocery ������������������ and  drygoods   sides   of    the    spacious  building, to render everything convenient to the clerks, and encourage  a display to customers.    The front  is entirely of plate glass, and is of  the best, and altogether, tbe   premises will be seconct to none in B.  I C.    Mr Leiser-is to be c -ngratulat-  ed in obtaining the  services of  Mr  Auld, the gentleman  who so   successfully carried out the work,  and  whose plans are carried out  in  the  remodelling, and  it must   be   remembered that   business   did   not  cease in the > store,' during the reconstruction.   <  Rervers and Spielbagen were aiso *  ln.theroom.       The  flag  on   tbe"  Castle was immediately half mast-  ecL   It is said that the immediate  -eause of death wasf dropsy' accom- \  ���������paiiying-thecancer*.'   ^:*>  This, evening Emperor William  bonducted the members of the Dow-  -i *-v *   ' *- -.-���������       *   ���������������-���������,.'������������������ ^.a - ���������*,'  ager EmpreBs' household into the  death chamber aud led one by one  [���������'/Si"'   I'M *<���������,*'     '*"    rlv    - t/    <Vr/,   Si  to take a last farewell of their mia-  Capt. Seymour decided U> go out  under canvas/and.he was favor������il   '  with an easterly wind .sufficient to  keep the fugs Btr^ming in thi--di-    7  rection the'yacht bad to sail. -  The - challenger cut a strange  figure with lier stunted spars and  scanty canvas as Bhelay ready to  start. At 10 o'clock-Sir Thomaa  Upton and   Mr   Wntson   boarded  her,. and a- few   minutes *. later  the.  '>  , "���������"        "' j, - ,*��������� j  challenger's moorings were slipped,  ~t '        '      '���������������������������,-1-     <���������     .       1      >'  her head sails broken out and the  Shamrock II. slipped away on heir  0-  r  "���������*  i,  >    A  '    e  12^-^*1     w"    *  voyage acrofs the Atlantic.  \ Thousands of  persons ��������� gathered  al������.g the shore and on the-pier" at  XMpt������Bk;rad --greetedT- the   yacht's  * ���������*;. ,i^t *>J"-i ���������������<* ������^    r    ���������* -** ��������� **     ��������� j**  departure with a great outburst of  cheering again and again, renewed.  Hats and handkerchiefs were wav-  trees.   '  ������',  Akmee, Aug. 5���������King Edward re-'  ceiyed the official news of the death'  ���������"V--*  -7.J*    -        ^'      '*��������� *   '.' - ,f,'' ,/*���������*   '-  ^ the Qowager, Empress Frederick  '-'���������},% 4^,M"'  ���������   ���������-   "   > *.ric,i    ^v-. < ii  urt&oard .the royal";yucat. The'  yacht's,flag was immediatelys half  masted:   King ^dward and Queen  Alexander will leave here for.Marl-  ' 'v'j>^ii-f\.-/ ". *���������" *-'rt,'' % ., '* ��������� -��������� - ~: *ii* j*  borough Hoi^se tomorrow. . It   is  Wil W������hes������ay. ~        ' ������s-   '"^^  New York, Aug. 3���������Gen. Badei- '  Powell asserts that   Mrs cKruger.  after.President Krugef'left  South  Africa for Europe, u'ntil her death,/,:  had been in receipt of ������20 a rnonth;  .. from - the British government,' and -"  that she has also had the free  use'  of "a     government   carriage   and  * __   _.         government horses. The dispatch  from London to the Journal'' and  Advertiser . containing ttiis state-  ment goes on: /  "The Mafeking hero also states  'i  that Mrs Steyn, wife of President  Steyn of  the. Orange   Free  State,  was paid ������100  a   month" by   the  ed*, guns saluted tnd steam whistles -  and sirens shrieked.   : Shamrock's  crew were all inlistered dn deck andr -'  led by���������8ir Thomasl give/*  hearty v.'r v  reeponse to  the  greetings.   ^ForV^'  mi.es along the shore ;WwdioeCT-     Vrt   t    _v  pied eyery vM^^^mni^m^ :e^^  cheers passed \trom group ^to-g^up " *-*   '-'; '~T*$t  until ^chaileiige^>itb;h^^ri������H'"/ >>^'^#  ing fkgs kt~the.masthead> *&}&'?&'%&&*&  ".  ^f-t  %- -,     /J  j /.7i   r     I  *    -*   *-^4|  *���������  -,   * '   '   *������":  ' ,^-r/*������**"1  i.' * -   j." -I  ?  <������ j������^[  * t   l^:  '    > ""-Hi  - ��������� *"^.  < v   *_S������, L  ������' ��������� ���������J������1j'**ll  '   - ^1  ! 11������'  ,.- -'(7'������5*l  S"^' f  ; Brin.with i-h^^tars -^iid^M^M^ .u������sj?t������;*S  :_ight:. V^^ -;   *   '^ rvV-1, ^^ -^,- ^  ^     . ti^ ,   ���������_        t  J 1 ���������   t     ^        ��������� _ *-**_     . ���������*���������-  *     v   ',-i_   i    . *AJ&*  ���������-;,*__  Tb������ra.. -i#t6n ,ip������u-*V-:s %';i?!f'  s0������_^the chsilengw t^l t^ wa������  -..���������"^J-r^ *���������- t-rs  ih^^^^rCle^in^ he'^i^^ -^^  **' ���������fc"  dressed the challenger's ere w, thank- J  ing them for what they had   done  already and   wishing  tbem   God  speed on the Voyage and a euccees-  ful finish to their task.*    .-_*<'  lie said, too, they had  the   best  * ft     ���������"' 1       -^ *'-T' i' ' >  boat it was possible, to provide for  them, and that Mr Watson had  done his part .well,.partly for love  of his profession' and : partly for  love of the old'flag'the boat went-  to represent1. ' They had a stiff fight  before them, continued Sir Thomas,  but the opponents they went to  meet were generous. Whatever the  government, and likewise  had the    r?8u,t pf the races   might   be,   he  ^_ * 1  ^  ^J  ^  '    '     ZJUKE MIKE FLOODED.  Yesterday, preparation? were begun to flood the burning mine from  the lake, ^is decision being arrived at.aj^ife^ver^   other possible  plan was tried '%   extinguish   the  ., ���������'������������������'      "���������.v^f.*,'.-:--������s .  names.  I  use of a carriage and horses. This,  latter statement is said to be confirmed by a letter from Mrs Steyn  to a nieoe in Scotland in which  she wrote:    "I never lived "so well  in my life."  -  Lorenzo Marquez, July 31st-*-*--A  Boer commando with guns, has entered Portuguese territory, encamping at Guanetz.  Five hundred Portuguese troops  are already at Guanetz, and artillery left here for that place this  morning.  Three hundred troops, in addition, are in readiness to proceed  unless the Boers surrender.  London, Aug. 1���������The House of  Lords today unanimously voted  the grant of ������100,000 for Lord  Roberts, recommended by King  Edward as a token of the nation's  appreciation of the field marshal's  services in South Africa.  Gourock, Scotland, July 27th���������  Shamrock II., accompanied by ��������� the ;  knew the best yacht would win,  and if any favor were shown it  would not be to the disadvantage of  tbe British boat.  Mr   B.   Sheppard last week, laid  his wheel alongside the road near  the   beach   at   Roy's,   meanwhile  taking a  walk.     Upon   returning,  the wheel was gone   . Search failed  to reveal its whereabouts, so  walking home, he reported to Constable  Thomson.   After a search in   the  vicinity the next  day,   the  officer  was guided to the hidden machine  by a lad living near at   hand who  admitted having concealed  it for  his own use.    Upon being brought  into police court, he was let off on  payment of costs.     A good leather*  ing would have done lots of   good  in a case-like this.  News of an explosion at Extension Monday, says that the fireboss  and another man were killed. *\  ���������&L.X.  V  >''* 1  /"  *  -i  VlRGINIA-bRAWN  WORK:  ���������������������������������������������eos&-&-*e&9i'OS9S-*9*-a  J A Goddess I  i of Africa.  see  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  ��������� ��������� ���������  By ST. GEORGE RATHBONE  ���������  Those   men   were   oi   the Jieroic   or-  tfer,, and    in   those    days   when      tho  cruel  foe  Hung   their .compact  masses  ���������against    the   thin    hue   of   defenders,  -each   and   every   member   of  the  little  Ijand fought ^ith a valor that should  -win  the  Victoria Cross,   remembering  the   innocent   ones   with in   the    great  -.shed,     in    whose service    they    were  r-ready to  elicit  was   the  sicgo  of  Jjiicknow* over  again,   only instead   of  mutinous   Sepoys,  the hordes of  idolatrous  ilata-  "bole flung  their    columns     tune     and  ���������tigain     upon,     the     hollow      square,  "through   which   they   could   not   force  a,, passage.  "Death     reaped  a  rich   harvest,    for  ' *the  defenders  were   well   armed,    and  ~(lieaps of the warriois,  decked in then  'Tanfclitic,    Avar     dress,   lay' in    spots  where  the fterrible , warfare  had  been  ���������--u-iost <?i>verc  -At last came succor, and never was  ttie  arrival    of  ��������� remfoicements   more  ���������oagerly welcomed      i.o one heard the  vjjagyipes  in the  distance as' at l.uclc-  cio'w,   where  the  glorious'old   refrain  ' Tlie "Campbells  are  (Joining,"'reached   tho  cars   of   the  Oo1,! crate   detend-  eis, reduced to''the last extremity, and  - causing , them . to   leap   lor   the     ver,\  madness af joy, but the crash o.-guns,  ���������'"���������������������������the hearty   English cheers,   tl.c bhouis  'Oi   savage   dismay   and   the   fn_.liL    01  vfche     demoralized  impis     wcie    uuite  *sris effective 'as  the  weird   notes  ot, he  ���������'.JScol lish pibroch   in' telling   the weary  >t'_fu*ders   ol  Buluwayo   that  all  Ava**  well  'Hastings'    hoard   these   things   ana  Zealand and  Australia  are other   examples   of   the   marvelous   ability    of  this  race in founding and developing  new      States.        Men  of    other  blood  come, in  later,   as   they  came   to   the  United States  by  millions,  and made  admirable, citizens;   but   the   pioneers  are of Anglo-Saxon origin  '    '*It  is a  strong,  proud  race,  sometimes  arrogant and domineering,, but  on the whole both just-and generous.  It   has   established   in   every   uuarter  of the globe such".-an empire, political,  conmiercial   and   intellectual, . as  "no  other  in this'or  any.'- day. .has    ever  rl: earned  oi,   covering  six   times '  the  area   of     the    Roman   Empire  at - its  greatest, and comprising one-third  of  the   v. hole   population   of  the    globe.  And  with all  this  achieved",  it is still  so fresh and vigorous and full of vital  encrgj   that  every  wqu Id-be   rival1  seems  weal: and'decaying in  comparison  with it      If'has -played -a great  part  iii  the "history   of  t,he last    century.      It   will   dominate   the   doings  of the century to comq  Such   were     the . thoughts  of Ilas-  ciiul rest.     Horses  had been hobbled,  sentries   posted,   and    the     rema'nde*  la*.  gentle  upon     the    ;  oddess  of  rot*  si um  bo listened  to the   story  fierce Matabele had  been  jponderod.  Evidently  n-emarkaL*e  .* .-if |t he  i -JO*t-������bd,  he realized that  e\ ems ior wlm-h  link Uemh .1 cntury  v ere - dcotmcd   to  the most  the close  1 wo aid    be  be   enacted  ���������on ������J���������uthi African soil  I-ier^ wo.b'the theatre around which  momentous   re_uits 'must  duster,���������, re-  ���������aults  th.it* interacted   thc   v\ 1 ole Eng-  ^Jish-sjieai.mg /w.oild  i es,   of   a   certainty   the   da1,      had  ti. come   for     Africa'-,,., awalccnmy,      ^ind  the sleep 02'.centuries was to be broken.      As  m* Atnei'Ka,   as   in  India,  as  111 Egyjjt    and    cNc."-here,   the    glor.*j  of .this  achicvelrent  must   in a  great  measure fall to  the Anglo--'aiiOn race  ���������Colonial methods as  a geneial   thui^.,  sr^ e     under   the  BriUsn   and  .French  -flags,   arc   harsh   and   d*; el  *lt   is   true,   as   a  recent   writer   has  i>aid,    "The   Iliitnh   do   not ^ hesitate  to     wa������e    unpro\okod     wars  or  conquest,   but   alter   they   have   obt-ure'l  possession   01   a   countrv   tlie-,       treat  ,   then*, subjects kindh*      The natives oi  Katal    Zululand,  ilasutoland  and oih-  -er regions  in Soi *n  Aii ica aie i'appj  -and      contented The     names      ol  .' *_w.a*-.ilard  sent  a delegation   to  England  to  be;1,  the  Oovenaiicat  to  take  ������thci_. under its rule and pro to t  them  ���������"���������tix-."!   If c  Books       The   1'el'aheen      oi  V, ' 1 t h'Ok tipen  ' beneiactors, then  ->j.l it, e\ er\ v. ncre  colls th<- b'a 1.  xnd  regards  h;:n  t*io Bn ' i<*ii  as then;  saviours       And  so  '\ hu   Englishman  man      a       m^; er'  as  his  inferior,   but  '���������.he never forgot.-* that ti e 'nigger' is,  after all, a man, entitled to humane  treatment.     And  so   the subject  races  -under Br  ply ond  multi-  make'  a*f-  ish rule increase and  thrnc    and  actuilly  .some progress  toward  t ivih;'ation  -'lEar   different   is     the   state   of  "lairs   in ���������"colonies    under   ojLher   flags.  The horrors of S.ianir-h  rule in  South  America  and     the     Ihciick   are     well  ���������"known, as witness the barbarities at-  "tending  the rebellion in  Cuba as  well  .as that hi the Philippine Islands   For  ���������������������������many years the  Portuguese flag    has  *becn   the  chief     shelter     of   the  slave  Central   Alrica.  7he  .trade   in   South  Dutch  colonists,  from the Cape to the  ���������Umpopo,  have  oflered   thc  natives no  ���������- other  choice than  that between  slav-  . ^>ry  and  extermination  * rule in Africa   thc  case  as   a  sample.      Sa.>s   a  *"In .the  Cameroors  the  have devoted  their  energies  chiefly  thc wholesale thrashing of natives,  repres-  broken  Ot German  of Carl Peters  recent writer.  Germans  seem  ���������to  to  State,  white'  Frenchmen  She     has  -male  and   female,  and   to   thc  'Sinn   of  rebellions   that   have  ,<out   in   consequence   01'   this   conduct.'  Naturally   enough,     the     growth      of  these  'colonies'-    is slow.        Germany  '��������� has  occupied Togoland,which  is  nearly half as  large as  New   York  '-.-.for'''a'dozen years,  and yet  its  ������������������.population - to-da*y. ���������   comprises      only  ���������-^seventy-nine' Germans,   six  and   three     Englishmen.  - owned  for  the  same     time  the .Cam-.  ������������������-croons;, a region as large as all  the-  TSorih   Atlantic   States   and   Virginia  *:���������������������������&_ 'boot, yet has there only one hun-  -.-_Lred arid  fifty-seven  Germans,  thirty-  ��������� three Englishmen,     seventeen    Amen-  -*Munsi, ������������������'fifteen Swedes and eight     Other  ��������� white-    men. In      German    South-  -Tvest     Africa,   with   an     area     twice  '���������ttiat   of   all    the     Northern    Atlantic  States      the white population     after  twelve years  is  scarcely  twelve luin-  <T"The fact is the Anglo-Saxon seems  ./-o    be the  one great  colonizing race.  The Latins had the start 01  it     in  "America,   but   it    has     immeasurably  them.     The  Butch     and.  were   the   first   in   South  must now yield place   to  British.        France got the     first  India,  but  had to loosen it  outstripped  Portuguese  Africa,  but  the  r^rip  upon  ling.s   while  of how  the  driven#back toward their'strongholds  of the Matoppo hills, now. aflame  with* signal fires, and echoing with  the hollow music of the war drum.  r**Nq wonder that men In ing in a  country where such "events cbme to  pass find their opportunity ,to prove  that tho age of heroes has'not yet  r.oVie ��������� no wonder they strive to  emulate the many glorious examples  set by Anglo-Saxon valor of past'  ages   .  .Destiny is at work, and nothing can  stay "the march of progress.  Onl\ a "few years must /pass ere  the tr_Vieler will lind it possible to  lourtro, lrom th*e region of>th.e Nile  to. >l~e Cape of Good 1-Tone without  once ��������� leaving' territory.v^ntrojjed by  the sors ,oi St George, .and that day  v. ill man*, a new era in the history of  s-o-callcd Dark Continent, since  blackr-oss, of superstition must  '* ay '30101-0 the torch* of civihza-  the  *v'*e  ���������r t',  1.1 on  i-i���������> li'iir- band'rode on."  ���������Sounds of tlie night 'came .to their  ears, sounds that were * more /indicative of hie than the whisper of the  wind among the tops of the forest  trees. '       " *���������"*.-   '  \Vald, animals  r.oamed   through    the  -region,  and at intervals their  voices  -could" ."he  hear.*!** .in   tlie   distance    as  .they sought for fopd.  * Ef\ ery   man ke'pfc- Ins .nOe ready   for-  .inunediate' use,  since  there could    be,  no telling when it might-oe-needed-  Conversation    had     utterly   ceased,  only   an" occasional    whisper     being  "heard as Bludsoe conferred with Lord  Bruno, Lor 'gave orders  to' his faithful  follows./ *  " .- cj*. ��������� ;.'  ��������� , Professor   Jules   stood    it     like    'a  stoic���������small   man  that  -"lie", was,   he-  had  spent  so   many  years ' in  an   ar-?  duous   chase   alter  ail   elusive    chnh-*.  era yclept iiame,. that his sisteuihad,  in . a   measure .become  hardened,-  and  lie    wa's    th'us ��������� ensiled  to  withstand  .Iiuocks,   which  might   have   used    up  many a man apparently niuch strbng-  ;er..  Hastings was for a ,time puzzled to  account for his 'willingness to return,  but finally bolie\ ed he had alighted  upon the true lea'son when he lemem-  chancc meeting that had oc-  with a 'strange creature pos-  a tail, and which m descub-  Terdant he had declared pos-  niany   of   the   attributes   of  a  beied  ;  currod  sessmg  ing to  sessed  Avilcl -man. .  Yes,   the   ea;  believed   this^  the. long  sought  ���������Darwin's   tli.eory,  _er  might  professor     actually  turn   out   tp   be  missing   link"      of  and   could   he but  :/���������*.  favor*of. her   island    rival.      New  make such a diseo\ery his claim to  a niche in the column of Fame was  assured.  Thus, it will be seen that 'quite a  vai'iety of motives influenced the  members of Lord Bruno's little expedition "in ma-king their way northward.  The blight stars swept on in their  westward . course���������-.the moon hung  suspended in the heavens almost as  round as a silver cart wheel, being  near her full.  Ho*iV like an old friend she -seems  to travolets tat distant, this guardian 01 thc night that no v.- hangs  o\er them* in South Ainca, and in a  few houis -will smile upon their be-  lo\cd nests '111 England or America.  How many have fondly wished they  could entrust lair' Luna with a message to"lo\ed ones at home, but  a Lis, the wizard of to-day has not  jot arrived at> a solution, of this  perplexing problem.  - That'same'6ld moon ��������� has, looked  down upon all history frotn the time  of Adam���������wars and conquests have  been carried-:- on*,' .the .spread pi civ-  iii_ation has f.irdlcd the earth, America' from'being -the .iTOine-'of the sav-  iig'e' has��������� Jjocomc the; abiding place of  teeming .millions '��������� wlt'o'se ,magic influence is for the..benefit, of mankind.  And in ages to come the calm heavenly luminary" Willi look jclpwn- upon an  earth that "blossoms like the rose,"  upon which 'superstition :and idola-  try and vdarknoss,. have no place,, and  wh.ere war is no Tcmg-er' the dread  ���������'���������arbiter-/ of'natio'ns. ' ...-  - -Hastings' ruminations were suddenly distributed bjr .a..* sudden exclamation from Bludsoe, who at the  same time drew iri his horse.  . "It is' an hour past midnight���������the  beasts are tired, and we had better  rest,"   said 'the'scout. .  Immediately the. small detachment  of venturesome : spirits went into  "camp. Every man appeared to know  just what duty was assigned to him,  such was the remarkable accuracy  with which Bludsoe had inculcated  his ideas among his followers.  In ten minutes after the word to  halt was given, the little laager presented  an  appearance  of  peacefulness  of   thc^ band  "'ooing   the  be** '  llastin.' s had endured many discomforts during the LtSt three months,  and to feel a saddle under his head  for a pillow, with a warm blanket,  ���������between his body and thc chill night  air were luxuries rather than other-  w.se Kcnce, it was not the lack  of comforts to which he had become  accustomed that caused him, weary  as  he was,   to  he  there and stare up  glimpses  tLrou'.h  01  the'  at the yellow moon,  which could "be ceen 1  branches   of  the  trcs   _ '  - Xor did the thouahts of the mar-  \ elou.s treasure-trove oi which he had  ci-me within an ace of humg possess-  e.', have aught to.do with his wakefulness.  Between his ej es and the magic orb  of'- the moon there came in imagina-  Mon the face of the fair god of .the  Zambodi. Again he was staring at  Jher as sho waved her white arms and  sang ��������� again in imagination he  could sec the 'spellbound impis  o* ouching* on the plain* below, grov-  '���������liri1, and worshiping this angel of  lieht who seemed to"'sway*-their, destines.  Who was she���������what was she^���������how  came such a lo*> ely being in the  midst 'of these sa\ age and merciless  blacks ��������� what connection had her  past life history with^that ���������of his  a-'ist  friend Lord lBruno*? ''     "' '    ���������'  Those wero-the questions that rioted through his brain and baffled Jhis  ficris to obtain sleep- 'Again he  seemed to fell thc mvstic influence of  hor wonderful presence;'again he ex-  ���������<erten',ed" that o\ empowering determination to learn more' 'of her his^'  torv. and assist Her'to escape .from  confinement if, as he suspected, sho  nro\ ed to be a prisoner even while a  god   ' ^.    '  Over the hills in , the wSst% ~the'  ���������noon^r hovered ere Kex< jllastincs'  tncughts 'j-jec.ime an incoherent juin-  hlc.'arid he finallv drifted'away'-J in  the boat of the dream king.  There mav have come to him wrhile  he slent vi=ions of that same charming face whichi 'seemed .'destined to  have such an influence' over his who1e  future* l)*at we draw the* limit of our  nnwets'"of divination at dreams. ��������� so  that his-secret must remain, such.  Sensitive Cblldren.  Those  children, who  are   scolded  and  punished for the least delinquency either  become hardene'd in wrongdoing or demoralized by fear.   In the latter case demoralized is certainly not too strong a  term for the results which follow injudicious punishments.* A nervous child becomes so afraid of doing wrong ,that at  last he ,loses vne power of discerning between what' is wrong and what Js "right'  and'naturally chooses the course which  ho" thinks least likely .to, lead to chastisement.' He' will^ descend to any amount of',  deceit and story* telling to save himself  frc-nvthe resultsof his wrongdoing, and it  is entirely out oif-the "question-that^^if his ���������  first years are passed^ in' such a mistaken'/  and perverted way,' he should-ever grow  up  into an honest ^and 'straightforward  >man. '  , 'When children'show themselves to be  abnormally sensitive and' nervous,.- they;  should be treated in a totally different  way from the others who are healthy and  boisterous, but they must not,be spoiled,  for that would,simply aggravate the evil.  They should* have tthe-benefit of a, frequent change of air, especially,to the^seaside.  No stimulating drinks, such as cdf-  .     ' CHArTEK-,Vn. -c,      -*    .-  MONSIECTR Jtri.r,S AXD.THE ','MISSIXO LINK.  Th ere , was  arouse -the  cam.p -irr  the  country,    110  no.stirring reveille, to  occupants of the ' little  heart of the, enemy's  beating' 'of    driuiiVi or  i������Iowmg"of cavalry bugles such as  might have.marked the hour tor rising   in   a'military  laager.        '' *  Instead, ������a hand, touched the face  of Le.v, who opened his eyes-to"finn  the sun up, a -small .smolceless 'fire  blazing in a cleit, ������.n aioma of coi-  ice in the air, and 'his friend Lord  Bruno bending over hun. '  " "BroaLfast is about ready,  .Just give^ yqUy^tinic, to dash,  *.\ a < er in ' j our face from the  brook  yonder.    Tjhis  may  be the  Rex.  some  little  last  cooked  meal  we shall have for some  days, so we 11 make the most of-it."  It did taste remarkably fine. v Bex  hardly realized how much he had  mi-*cod the luxur*) of a hot cup of  coilee unfit gn eu the opportunity to  indulge They    chatted ~   over     the  meal, and laTd all manner of plains,  which no doubt woulw undergo the  otdmaiy metamorphosis consequent  upon the shifting surrounding conditions t    . .      (  They  w ere   in   no   hurry    to    leave  thetr  present   camp,   since   a    further  .advance could only be made in safety  under   cover   of   darkness,   owing     to  the danger of disco\ory.  Through the morning thej* lounged  about.  'j'hc sentries wore repeatedly changed, and taking advantage of the  chance presented, Hex "and l^ord Bruno clambered up the side of a steep  elevation near by, from the top of  which they hoped to have a view of  the surrounding countrj, which  would aid Hastings in his efforts to  locate' the situation of thc great  ��������� kraal, upon which lie and the professor had looked at the time of tno  white god's appearance.  The v Lew amply repaid them for'  their efforts, since they were able to  mark  out  thou* future course  Smoke attracted their attention in  sovoral quarters, but Lord Bruno declared these were signals ol the  blacks, it being a. favorite method  of passing  communications around.  Whether- these smoke columns had,  anything to do with their presence  in the neighborhood w't-is a. question  they could not solve, nor would .' J.im  Bludsoe have.been any better able to  have read the secret in those .spirals',  that crept' into the ambient a'tJm'os-'  phere from various hilltop signal sta-:  tiotlS. - ;.'.,-':  fTO M CX3NTIN_X������.]  Enerlisb.  Robes  of  State. ���������  Every robemaker in London always  keeps some of the most expensive  robes of state���������those of a registrar, for  Instance���������ready and lends them ' out  when officials have to use them at any  great ceremony. Many a peer, when  his portrait is to be added to the family  picture gallery, has obtained the crimson and ermine from his tailor ,for a  small consideration.  .Variety.  "Did you sdy.:.5*ou thought therp wn*.  n gi'pnt deal of .sameness in my urgu-  nicn:s7" inquired the politician.  "I  did."  replied  the mercenary person.  "Flow* will I avoid it?"  "Quit usin.u SIO bills, and try twenties for au-Uile."���������Washincton Star-  fee, ,tea and beer, must be given. . The  food must be quite plain, but wholesome  and nourishing���������fish, eggs', vegetables,  cooked<fruit and plenty of milk and milk  puddings. ��������� As a tonic a'daily/dose of*cod  liver oil and steel wine capnot ,be improved upon.���������Washington Star.        <v  -���������_���������__���������_���������___���������____��������� M     ,   ^       f  Create Interest- For Yonr-clye-.  Definitely make iip your mind to take -  up ' something���������religious, -- philanthropic,,  intellectual, what you will���������the growth'  of which you can watch and to^the "success, of .which your individuality ~,will,be 7  an essential. ' -*-'--"-' - V  *'.-l',. '���������  This.is>-matter, strongly akin',to our'  main subject of' the reali_ation of -ideal  love.    Many and many a 'girL"marries a"  man not because;,sh'erca__otMive".*?vitGouU'  him,' the one valid^ excuse,  but^justb'p-.'  cause she "fears the' years are rolling by^  and' that she .ought" to marry, or' she is  afraid   that "her  pres_nt^'qme^maTy"*be  broken upland then she may ,be" dependent'on* the charityor(employment of others!-or she w-'overwhelmedv,b^\the empti-,-  ness  and , monotonous -'smallnes's 'of' life"  and'is ready to welcome "any change..   ,  Every girl, except t_e few^for whom  no "want*of?pe_ce'' c^an^ever^arise,- and.  the many; whose first duty, is evidently  at home, shoul_d, if, possible,' so^-fit, themselves that, should the day of need" ever  , arise, they may be able to face the_ world  without exter_alf',_elp".   >'J";' '-,-;*''-' " '<~'*"*v  . Hard:*wo'rk?./Yes.^ot cowrsejit,means  hard work... But in-its'train-'comes ,'tho  priceless Jsensd!"of- freedon_,"k������drindepend-i  ���������ence.���������Exchange. , ��������� "      .;  '    X . ���������> -.'';.'' '  . Useless ���������Acco-nft-la.'Hions. ;. ^- ,.s  Some people have a curious fondness*  for,retaining small parcels^of .thjpgS.thaty  are absolutely..useless, such^s pieces of  some gown that was worn* out and done  with   years ...ago,*-  odd  ;pieces.(..qf   fur, or  scraps of lace too"sma"lf/to be,ofvatiy _������_,'  rolls of old fashioned triftimin'g or^m<*useJ^;  of satin and brocade not large enough'_o'r,s  even "crazy'' patchwork".--The:did proverb '  about keeping,a thing and  its use will  come is open to an enormous 'amou-nt'of'f  abuse,"in- common with all the old prov-;  erbs.        _ ,. r   '"r    "      '"'',' '"'-*  Lydia,''wheti changing houses last year,,,  spent much of her time, in groaning over"  the endless accutriiilatio'ns'of 'alhl-inds'-of.  almost useless thjngs^not only in her  wardrobe and' boxes,' But* all bVer-'thei  house. , /  -      ,.*,:,  Do you remember 'wh*at* Charles Laftib  said -when''he and'tMary ;were removing  from somewhere in, Hplborri to*Tottenham? lie complained- that women 'had  always cartloads, o,!' rubbish that, they  must take with tliem, whoi-ever they 'go."  And so (we have. - It. is s$el} to, minimize  it if we can���������to make periodical o'ti-  slaughts -upoa; tha.accumulatjons/and- tp  disperse them. / -  t   v   . - . j,  , 1    '       '      '',*.-."-  ..   ^Trne Sympatliy.  Hold   Dp  Man���������Ydu*r-money or yotir  'if*?! '-���������      J   .     . - ��������� "��������� i '-." V ��������� '  .Belated Citizen���������I'm sorry;  but  I.jiist  settled for my' wife's; ne^r;Easter,.J^A^t  this afternoon., and".���������   '  '"-.'���������   '>%   *-';��������� * '���������$  Hold   Up   Man  (Interrnpti-g^-Say ;^o,  more, old. chap: J*ve been there myself. *  Here's a dollar' to' help ''you get- ar fresh  start in business.���������Chicago Mews.  ;.- ���������>.*���������  Moj-e Popular Titan tlie Mexican and  ���������    ' ' Can Be"-V������ea In Many "W-Jys. *  -An  interesting  new  kind  of drawn '  *<vork   has * attractedJ aftentipn . lately  and from The Lod.es' Home Journal"  m which occurs  the. illustration  here  <given, the following is learned about it.  It is less expensive than the,Mexican  jlrawn work an_ appears* to be".more  ���������durable.,'. It  is "also  le'ss  intricate  in  -design-and not nearly so trying, to-the  toyets and for that reason' is more popu-,  /ar.   Any woman who has the leisure  ,  and clever fingers ea.n -learn to do the  .Work'and--fashion''for herse.lf- and' her'  ��������� friends many pretty pieces'for, the dec- ^  oration of her dining room.     <  ' Many pieces are,deeply, fringed and. ���������  theT inner edge of the fringe, embroidered   with   fancy   buttonhole   stitches  partly as an ornament and partly as  protection, against-raveling.* * Tlie inner  border,*-where thc design comes against  the linen, is finis'hed.in'the same'way.  ���������with  the' addition   of  a  fine" feather-  -stitch'Worked iii white floss wash silk.  If preferred?,{ the edges  may'Tbej hem- -  *titc_e<l or buttonholed  in scallops-.oi;  points with eitheV linen thread,or_era- /  broidery silk.    < . ,   -        ,       '���������  The .linen which is generally; used is ������  of medium -weight and of the best qual- ���������  ity. '.The handsomest pieces are^ those ^  Which -/ire worked in silk. The little ,  ,honeyi_omb pattern seems to be .the '<  only p'ne used,' and variety in'design is ,  #ecar������|d'by having pieces of linen "in *  the mlcldrein different forms.-such" as,"  ������tars/,;,pquares,'! triangles and diamonds, f |  .Toj.*ti3&e notrfamiliaD with'tlierditHcul-!;,J  ties'iKfet with in Vj*C������}.^n'worki coarse Iin���������*  en p'r-4crimjs the'" best'material to, prac-;  tice;oTa.n4Nor need the.practice work,,be1'  Wasted,'"for'- many '"useful and durable-  f.tR*"-a--  fjn ������* -:..������. *u*:>"f>  -Smciii-ii,!iiii.l'.1,a  {Sl������������������ljH*������������*������<-I<,'������t,J -  *_.,">"',,k"^J"i'*"*' ���������  ,, ^"���������..������������������-.jr  ���������    r^'m.iir,!*  ,-i        ^ .   ,111,11-. '     if  i...������r,i .'*.s-i':   ���������"-���������  11 ���������!������ fj  !l*T, .*  " hi *_���������vis--"'i.������J^-'.'rr-z;--������ a  ^   |i'*s"?c rSa| t.: ���������-*"=aL-J!s.������?A*.-TO  'y?  '   . ���������* CEKTERPIECE-WORKED IX' SILK., -1"* n*-,  table< decorations, may^be made1, tvom-  scrifn*at 12 centV'a yardr'-It.sho'uld'first^'  - be*oarefuIly hemstitched.,.-The tlireads1.-1  sbould' not be drawn  untilJeverytlmlg,  Js'iii readiness >fci:'putting tbe stitches  In.Vas so coarse a materialMs liable* to*  .    1 r^T. ���������  ���������> ���������  pull.   '     _- ���������-   '  <  '   , <,---,  \A  simple   border  about  two  inches  ���������deep'is'a'gobd thing to begin oh. .After  the threads- bay.e been carefully drawn  * In -^.either direction tbe depth "that the  ' border is intended to lae both edges of  ' the* border should"be overcast with No.  lOd^cotton or buttowhole stitched with <;  floss silk. _ ,"- -. , , *-���������*  A verjjfpretty'jeifect may be had on  serin: ^-drawing tngetlier with cream  colored ���������__r,m"n"g'cotton tbe clusters of  threads that form "; tbe ��������� pattern. It  makes the stitch heavier'than- it done  .with rhreadaud vi-ry tuuch richer look-..  'iiSg. Another pretty ctfect may be had  by using yellow Uoss.silk.and scrim.  " * *   ' ' **v  Wliyi She Discarded fHlm.  V'Don't despair, Edward/.even If father does^say you'll be young enough  to marry/five, years from now."  ���������' ''Oh, I don't ,care for myself, but how  about you?" ^  As You Pronounce It.  "Delawajre -is always talking about the  (rest killing off the'pt-jii-h crop." ���������"'  '"Let  it. talk.    The si:ite has the right  tn freeze pi*4ch, hadn't it':"���������Philadelphia  U'iuies.  DRENi  ���������.'(���������'���������>*.���������  T^e severe and eyer-inclr.easing strain., of competitive ex-  arniriatlcyns, cohltttg ^tr.ati^-'when every*; boy and girl is un-  dergoiii'g"tryingrphyai'-jlogical changes, does much/toward making' mental :;and.phvsical .wrecks of ^school 'children. ; A glance'  .  '���������atTtheipalg'^eaK'^ bur pub-  }  lie atic^3i^ thoughtful person consider  ^  seriously trie advisability of -sacrificinghealtH and vigor for the  trivial hoiipr of;'S^-rid-i^ :,  Hosts- of boys'- and /girls, ybun^ men and -young women  are' suffering from- -ills-i ancT irregularities resulting from 'exhausted nerve force. There is no treatment known to science  that will io naturally aud- thoroughly restore strength and vitality to the nervous system and health to the whole body as Dr. f'  Chase's' Nerve/Food,, x,*It makes parents ihappy by bringing  back thexolor. to the faces and the buoyancy and elasticity to  the bodies of their paie/puny children. ^,'  Fifty cents a. box,  Bates  & Co.,  Toronto.  6 boxes icor  $2.50 ;    at.all dealers,  or Edmanson, I  l*V  WHIM-WHAMS.  A   Bunch  of  Good   Thing:.  From   Old  Yonkei-8.  Mr. Painter:���������That last picture of yours  doesn't seem to sell ?  Mr. Dauber���������No;'like the cobbler, I'm  sticking to my last.  ;Mrs. Crimsonbeak���������I hear, Missj.Fuss-  anfeather has had a-diamond set in one of  her front teeth.  Mr. 'Cfim'sonbeak���������Now she'll be less  inclined than ever to keep her mouth  shut.  Kot  So Bitter. Anylio-iv.  S3"  Yeast���������Do'tbe robins come and pick, up  bread  Tumbs trom vour lawn?  C^-iinsonbeak���������They ' used to! but they  don't any, more. J  "Hon* do you account for that?"  "My wife makes her own biead."  \  SAID  BY THE   LITTLE  ONES.  Some Brip-hi Tiling:-* Called Prom tlie  1 Tall- of Youngsters.  Tommy   (aged   5)���������What's   a   fictitious  character. Aunt Em?  Aunt Em���������One that is made up/  Tommy���������Oh.   then   you're   a, iictit  character, ain't you. Aunt Em?  tious  t*  1  Tears, Bitter Teora*  Bill���������What's become of your friend who  kept> the restaur.**! nt ? *  Jill���������Oh, be got'tired'paying coal bills,  and he tried ��������� to economize by burning  ketosene oil.   \ ���������  "."Failed, I suppose?;*, ,    -'  "Weil, he's gone up, all right."   '       ' >  Farm   Laborer���������I- don't, s'posp  you've  ,��������� seen(��������� anything, ol'' a   young   ball   here-  ���������v , vahyuts, have you V  V ' \ ,"���������  ���������<���������-     *?  ��������� '-;, "Blitherby's restaurant has the slow-  ^,-   est service I ever saw," said the gentle-  -1    man with the gloomy brow.* -��������� '  r j  i"How's that?" aske'd the Individual  r" .with the'overworked smile.    - r  ��������� ~   "I ordered so trie eggs there once, and  r-  I had to wait so long that they brought  me -     .'. - \  , ���������  "Mrs. Crimsonbeak���������I^see that  woman  -who has the store on .the next block has  two clerks while she parades tbe streets.  Mr.  Ciimsonbeak���������Y������>s: you   know  she  never was much at minding hor own business, s  Other*-** Ise With the Poor.  ' V ' I  "1 feel sorry for the rich."  "Why?",  -"When a rich man gets a counterfeit  quarter, he can't remember, where he  got bis dollar bill broken."���������Exchange.  Dr. Ape���������Well, if that ain't the best  yet. I've gone and dosed old, Mr. Hippo  with golf balls. aurl4he thinks they are  quinine'pills.      >,'������������������-.  "How pretty ^and clever you are, mamma." exclaimed little Edith. \  "Do you really thiuk so. dear?" rejoined  he - mother.        .    r  '  "Ghj.w- j  do," replied Edith, "and I'm  awtuf ���������,-! ��������� > you married into our familv."  (Papu���������Who is the smarteist boy in your  class at school/Johnny?  Johnny���������Well. Willie Jones says he is.  Papa���������But who do you think is? ������  Johnny���������I'd rather not say. You see,  I'm not as conceited as Willie Jones la.  '*    ,'-^'Chickens?" ;;,'*-"* "' \', ���������    \\  i''  ^ m **-'No;'*eggs that had*' been "laid, by th������  f,//chickens ha'tctied f'-onTthe ee*-r������ l'*---*  ordered"'" l     V  ,-       ���������   -  -  had  u'J Diplomacy.  -J'"1"  /*M\otM���������*pr'Doin>.  "Wouldn't it be great if yer oould'git  all   de   grub   yer   wanted   by   turn in   a  ;-Tcranlv?"'.    "���������' - , *-*     -   " ,'     \ .  1-"-"I'dunno Who'd turn de crank'?"���������  New'York,Evening Journal.'*    -'  Tlie Dyspeptic  Cunni1>nl.  A cannibal was seated, on a green Pacific isle,   r  With the temperature^ at ninety-nine degrees;  His  dress was rather scanty,   in a truly savagt  style-  Just a pair of Boston garters round liis knees.  ��������� &  But he didn't seem quite happy, for now and then  '   i     a'groan '        ' ^  ,   Escaped, which tore his savage breast in two,  kn>\ heGhanled in a melancholy' meditative tone*  ,   The ditty*that I now repeaf*to you:  'I!ve (eaten  hostile  tribesmen  without  a  single  question, '        , '��������� ��������� c  i'I've feasted on the yellow, black and brown, ^  But I never have encountered such a fit of indt-*  r   "gestion ,   *- j r ' ,   -  , As accompanied the minister from town.     J  * *--  '^1 have tried the., Uambago,/-boiled and'roasted.  '"".,,   baked and fried;   ' '        A ' "  _I*ha\e chewed the woolly  Oolah  stuffed with  yam," ���������   ' ,    J *    - >      _ , .  But for all thc after symptoms from the dishes I  have tried - .. ' v      *  I wouldn't give a Bamoailooajain. ���������   , l '  "But I caught this missionary calmly strolling on-  the main;      " r'_', * i  Cooked and'served him dressed exactly comme  il faut, " i _ I     " s . r  3ut a feeling deep within me makes it disagreeably plain ''  That tlie missionary surely 'is de trop.   -  ^* -*  "I haie eaten .hostile tribesmen with the greatest  of urbanity; *   l v    ,%  I ha\e feasted on the yellow, black and brown.  But to eat a missionary was the acme of insanity;  You can't keep a good man down." ,<.  Small Tommy had been sent to the  drug store for a bottle of seltzer and returned with a bottle nearly empty.  "Why. Tommy," haid his father, "this  bottle isn't half full. Was it in that condition when you got it?"  "No, sir." replied the truthful little fellow. "It was full when I started, but I  met a cat on the way home." <���������  Waning- Affection.  - ft  ' j  . *,   fl  ^������1     -.'.t Laureate Norisenit.  ;��������� *c-\Tonnyson "is said* lo^baVe'bees fond  t ��������� ^ of foolish fuu,' that ever-delightful sort  '\ of fun which is tiot wit, but "nonsense.  '      ,One'day,  at- Burlnigton   House,  he  "asked tbe guests a conuudrum which  -���������''be bad just made:    '  ."Who are tbe greatest women in "the  world?"    -  ,  >   J  ,Tbe answer was:   t  "Miss Ouri, tbe Misses Ippi and Sara  .Gossa."-" ._.._,,  DiiUdence.  Butcher���������Are you sure .that-., yom  jiiother said-**, pound >of-the*-toughest  'Steak.I baVein'rii.v shop? ' <&  \ "Yes. 'cos father he's got poor teeth,'  find Lf I takes back tender'steak he'll  ei\t the lot, but if it's tough the rest  on us will 'ave^a chance of gettinf  _onie."-      *���������  Reasonable.  There was a fountain in front of the  hotel and the shortsighted guest.fell into  < it. ^  "Charge Mr. Green *?1 for cold bath,"  said the proprietor to his clerk.���������Philadelphia Times.    ,The Completion.'  "I have written an article on 'iHow to  Live on 92.50 a Week,' " he explained^  the editor    c  "Well," said the editor, "you had better  write the sequel to it."  "I dci not understand."  "Why. 'How to Get the Two-fifty.' "���������  Baltimore Amencnn  "I wish you wouldn't cry so. Carlo.".  "Thank  you.   Fido.    I'm  so glad j you  sympathize with me." ��������� ,   ',\i  "It isn't that   Carlo.   I'm afraid you'll-,  drown me." * '        'P* X  s.u>  Uncle Eben's I'hilosopby. *��������� J   K ^  " 'Tain' de mos' "onsfpicuousness dat" ';  counts," said Dncle Ehcn. "De man on������  top o' de gold ball on do chariot dou' own- '  de circus. An-hairdo time" ht-'s good an ��������� ''I  skyaht fob fear be gwinter git a little ,",  loo������e in de knees an full off."���������Wa_hing- * 5  ton Stai. i , ������,"l  a1  '5  a  ���������\ V-  The Difference-.  w  "What makes'yer t'ink dere's no hope  fer yei ?"    ' t *     '  - "She's begun ter call me 'Fatty.'"  ���������< i i  i   ( .A   Provider,   j  ' '  ^"ls your.new husband much of a pro-  ���������vider, Malindy?" "Tie des' ain't nothin'  else, he ain't t He gwine to pit pome new  kyahpets fo' de house, providin' he git de  mo'npy; he gwine to git de money, providin he go to work;>he go to work, providin  hit suits him. I never see sich a-providin  man in all my davs "���������Indianapolis Press.  ^\ An-Kflective'Simile. '.  Society-'��������� Editor���������I * wish to give  some idea of the qreat numbfj of  people "at <the -Patriarch's ball. How  shall I express it' r       , .*. \  r*   Chief���������Say,  "as*numerous--as spr'inc  poets."���������I-Tai lorn JMe* ^_  ,  *      "i   r  Oelinltlon.  :    "Father.';. said   the. little  boy,   "what  . does'ciedulous dupe'-mean?"     -  "My son, it means a man who leaves  his umbiella at home because the weather  prediction is 'fair.' "���������Washington Star.  /  **l.-l    fV/ll  "; C '< <*^l  M'->f'*l  '      'I' i*"1.  1 (!, v :���������  ;    _  P       r  '* "���������--villi  ''"*���������������.[  s   Ail \j%%1  :>   ' ;*i   , -   L/. rV>|  ���������   . ' , f   i   ;+ -- ii;   ���������  >,", ,    s   A.   VV;.>hl  ^('������������������-ti     .    ' p, ^'p'tf '"41  '      ,    .^h   %\  "'*      ������    ,>,   _.*,-!l  '   i.-ji'i-al  ��������� * -**5,;a i-v-i  t ?> ���������*? L  7 ' ' i. -. m  >  V-Vi  -' * ������ ',' Tie*  ' *'   \s ���������*"*--'  ���������?  " "Ah, but Miss Cashleigli, I have gotjzee^  title, and in Europe it tells you who xi&]  who."       ,    ' ' :\\r,'\'    ;'<?'&&  ,   "Yes,  count,  and  I have the .money^ ^ x' ���������*���������     JJ'\^  which in Ameriea thlls von what's whatJ*"   '     >  VV1"-'-^   i      , ,.     - ���������    4   / ..;������������������ ������������������->*'���������������������������  Wanted n. Clear CnaerstancIInff; ''/.w ""  - >V. 3|  "I   am .sorry,   sir."   said 'the .surgeon-.' "' a'-'-U :$$.*''  "but we "shall have-to'perform'an'opera- l* *   "���������'-^ ������'--^|  tion."        - *   ���������     J    * ���������''���������* -i--" *���������������������������-������*-������4l  ���������������������������t /'  av  e  . "I know yoix're not sorry, doctor,", said  the man with the 'appendicitis/   "You are  glad., Arid now' that*,we understand each/  other, doctor, you can go ahead."���������Chicago Tribune.       '.- ���������._.>,.,���������,  Bell in d tlie Times.  IF YOU   COULD  KNOW.  Too  Long: to Wait.  Father��������� Ueinuel, you mustn't be bash-  [)   , ful before strangers.  Lemuel���������Why, pa, you needn't talk.  I heard the landlord say you w������m _liy  on two months' rent!*  ���������s-jfiis oi Old. Asje.  1.  When--- lottos     to  a girl    friend  are mostly ackhcs&cd  "Mis."   -  2 When she  begin*-? to  care a great  V'.deal aoo.'l the    r^r?-?'" <-it     an cntcr-  . tainmcnt  3 Vihon she  feels  a sudden interest  i m church and chanty -work  "*���������    4    \\htn  she  is  attractive to   very  young men  5    When  she realizes     the folly     oi  dressing  m sober colors. '"  6. When .she compares the now way  , -of- wearing the hair with atht when  she'"first put hers up.  l' ���������*v"'*������ 7. \Yheri���������most, of all���������the gravity  of yo'vth gradually gives way to incipient 'kittenishncss.���������Cincinnati-Enquirer.  "Well, how do my poems suit you?"  "Your poems, sir, will he iead when  Goethe, Heine and Shakespeaie have  long been lorgotten!"  "Do j on think so? I'm glad to hear  you say so!"       *'���������'* ���������'.-���������-       '"  "Yes, but not till then!"  1 "Whv aie you going to leave. Gnste?''t  ���������*Becau*-e they tieat me so badly."  "That isn't"my expeiience. Why, they  tieat me as one of the family! The mis-  tiess calls me an old fool as often as she  does her husband!"���������-Lust'ge. Blatter.  Quite   Indispensable.  Towne���������I've seen Gaxley several  nights recently with his fieldglasses.  I wonder what his game is. ,_.~  Browne���������Oh, he's calling on Miss  Kulcher of Boston.  Towne���������The idea! What does he  carry fieldglasses for?  Browne���������He doesn't. He merely uses  the case to carry a dictionary in.  How It Helps.  "Do you find that a college education  belp<- your son much in his farming?"  "Well. ves. I kinder think it does a little sometimes Seine M/iy's ������ ome back  dinin he's got a hull lot of them now no-  tious about social distinctions so he never  loafs around with the lined man keepin  him from work like he used to."���������Chicago  Record Herald.  fJ you could know that half of all I yearn to be  to vou, dear heait1  fc'aeh day that dawns I struggle to be strong and  do my part,  Vet when at last the night comes softly down I  - humbly pra3*,  "Lord,  grant me  still  to  prove  my tender love  just one more day!"  Just vone more day to stme to rise above small  troubles, pert}' care,  That my cramped soul may break its earth forged  bonds, at last to dare  _ro face tlie future and to gladly Irve with courage  new,  Lojal  and   cheerful   facing  toward  the  light  for  truth anJ *. ou.  Vnd yet I feel in spite of all the heights <which  I can never scale,  f*i spite of all tho many tests in -which I daily  fail,  That my deep Io\e, more deep and pure and strong  than I can ever show,  fou somehow,   through  my  failures,  doubts and  fears, will come to know.  The dreary clouds can't hide the sun for aye; it  glimmers through.  The sweet, wet \iolet, struggling through dead  lea\es, still shows its blue,  And so I trust,Lthough oft I strike love's chord  with clumsy hand,  Vou'll feel the melody 1 tried to play and understand.  Joskins���������And in your travel through"  tho nual districts do you find people up.  to dace?  rioskins���������On the contiary, they're 50*  years behind the times.    For instance���������  ' /"  =3*i  "<��������� >",r <% I  ' ������������������������"*������ V.XpV|  -*���������-*-.-, "-.jf**"-*  ','   r.V    s <��������� ���������  Z   *_������  ' v ,^i  ������    '*5*"f-* ���������?. fa  *������ tV|  (f  -   *������  "Iiftngr Tfine  Het-tTeen Drinks."  Ouidenei.  ���������MS^  Heard  In   Purls.'     *  First Frenchman���������Air you across going  to-ze���������what you call eet-^ze Boofeelo ex*  -poszisione? .  Second Frenchman���������MonDieu, no! I  .am a maitre d'hotel an ze Americaines  haf not forgot how I ztuck zem at Paree  last summaire.���������Ohio State Journal.  Aunt Sally���������Rastns, yo' mustn't wear  yo' diamond pin so much. Yo's gittin leal  ronu' shouldered.���������Chicago News.  Tlien He Was Ordered Ont.  Croft has left Plymouth now.    One little sentence exiled him. ���������--. ���������  You see. he had a fine old timepiece in  the hall, hanging on a nail. His wife says  he deliberately loosened that nail.' However that may be, his mother-in-law one  day rushed into the drawing room in a.  state of great excitement.  >"Oh, dear; oh, dearie me!" she cried.  {���������"That heavy, horrid old clock has just  '.fallen with a terrible crash on to the very  spot where I was standing only a moment  before."  Croft was quite cool and collected.   But  he murmured absentmindedly:  "I always said that clock was slow!"���������  Stray Stories.  Just now we win ovoi somebody. Just  look aiound and see what a ridiculous  fu������s they'ie m.tking about an otdinaiy oc-  cuiij-nce of that sort.  A  Good   Substitute.  "Hello, old man!  You're looking fine as  "Yc*. I'm prosperous. I'm in the leather b'lsiness now, you know. I tell yoi_  theie's nothing like leather."  "Think   so?     Say., come  up  and   take ���������  dinner with us tonight.    My wife's baked  some   pics   for   dessert." ��������� Philadelphia  Press.  Husband���������I see that they're advertising bargains in patent medicines at Kutt  & Price's drug store.  Wife���������Isn't that too aggravating?  There isn't a thing the matter with any  Chicago News.  "What Troubled Him.  The saddest., circumstances, said  Rev. Mr. .Black of Toronto, the  other night, often formed the background for the most ludicrous and  grotesque situations, and he believed  the creeping in of this very humor  was a safety valve for overmuch  emotion. On one occasion a miner in  a dying condition was asked by his  minister, who was going away for  some weeks, if there was anything  of which he wished to unburden himself or any questions he wished 'to  ask. In a-weak voice he intimated  that he wished to know how the  minister got in and out of the heavy  corded waistcoat he wore, it being,  buttoned  up  the side.  'You  were  perfectly aware of my  -veakness when you married me, sir!"  "Yes, my dear, but I wasn't aware  of your strength."���������New York Evening-  Journal.  mms I-'  ( 1  It  ,  I  I  f _  EFFECTIVE WIND   BREAK.  As   Open    Shed    Wliicli    Ha������    Proved  SnccesHfnl For Yearn.  ��������� The lllustrat on shows a wind break  that has been in use for some 10 or IS  years, writes 'C- P. Reynolds in Tht*  American Agriculturist. For actual  money invested I believe it is one of  tbe cheapest and most practical buildings that we have. Several years ago  we disposed of an old log house. Finding the roof in very good condition, it  ���������was determined to use what was necessary; of the roofing and sufficient .lumber from the ceiling to make a wind  break. The open shed shown in the  illustration is the result as it appears  today after nearly a ��������� score years of  practical service. The building is 48  feet long and some 10 feet deep.   The  ������������������ _iig-_*."ifc**  Slioen   For   Hornet*.  *' The wear and tear on horseflesh  makes quite an item on the farm, and  anything that will reduce this friction  for the fanner should be welcomed  writes C. T. White -in . The Prah-K  Farmer. It has been proved hi'voii-:  dispute that the average horse is shod  with too heavy shoos, and if lighloi  ones wore substituted the nuinial could  do' more work with let's wen rmess  Heavy shoes havo no particular :idva:i-  - tngo except for large truck horses on  stone   roads,   where   shoes   wear   out  ' quickly. Even iu such cases it is doubt  ful if too heavy shoos prove of any  value. Certainly for farm horses light  shoes are much more satisfactory. .Tin-  effects of such a change are quite no  tic-cable shortly after they are put on.  and in a year's time the extra amount  of work that is obtained from a horse  will more than pay for the sltorter  time that light shoes may wear. The  main object of the shoe Is to protect  the hoof, and the lighter it can be made  and serve its purpose the better it is  for tho horse. A good part of the year  horses on the farm would be better off  without shoes, and they can do plowing and similar work In soft fields  without in any way injuring the feet.  In winter, when the ground Is frozen.  it is quite, different, and shoes seem  necessary at these times. A horse  weighing 1,100 pounds should generally  be shod   with   shoes   not   weighing  i more than 12 to 15 ounces each.    If -1  ��������� ounces are added to each shoe, the "total difference in the animal's shoes is  10 ounces. In plowing, cultivating,  mowing and reaping a farm horse will  walk from 10 to 20 miles a day. If It  takes about four feet each step, the  horse will lift half a pouud extra ou  its two feet, or (500 pounds, iu every  mile. If we make the average day's  work 15 miles, the horse will lift 0.000  pounds extra a day. or nearly live tons.  The energy required to lift this nmount  Is wasted and serves no useful purpose. If It could be expended in doing  extra work, that would pay, it would  nearly pay the animal's keep. Leg  weary horses are common on the farm,  and leg weary horses are apt to break  down Id time and have crooked and  ailing limbs. It is not only a matter of  humanity, but one of profit, to lighten  the horse's burden all we can, and this  Is one good way.  Farm Cattle.  It is not true that the cattle business  to be profitable must be.conducted on  the broad ranges of the western plains,  says Texas Farm and Ranch. That is  one profitable system of cattle raisiug,  but there is another which yields fully  as great profits for the capital Invested.  Raising cattle on tbe farm has in all  countries and all ages been found profitable, and moie so now than ever.  By  WIND BREAK. (  posts at the rear are about 7 feet  high'- and nearly 10 in front. Plates  were laid over the tops of both 'sets of  posts, and the roof, which was put on'  in,four sections., was placed on-top of  these and spiked. The rear, was sided  tip; .also the ends. It makes a most  decided difference in the warmth of the  yard during rainy and windy weather.  "in summer I have known "the cattle  to .come all the way from the back of  ;/the pasture  In  order  to  stand   in   its  shade. During stormy weather in spring  , or fall it is generally well filled  with  .cattle, protecting themselves from  the  elements.   One can, scarcely appreciate  the*difference'that such a* protection !���������* <  to a yard. <  This shed covers nearly it 11 of one  side of the barnyard. ScvoraFyenrs-t  ago., before our silo  was put in. corn  * stover was hauled arid placed in a lone;'  continuous   stack   on   a   second   side.  "which was an additional protection to  the yard  during   windy   weal hor. - A  jrrent  many .farmers  could   profitably  follow "the wind break stacking and secure protection  to  stock   in   the  yard  during,a greater ,portibri, of the winter  ��������� A small pen is sho*syri,in one Vnd of  the shed.    This is temporary.'being a  creep in which gram was.put. so that,  lambs could get ,to it.    We have iwd  this ,device every .spring*and  sv.nuus'i  and'iiud U of'considerable consequence,  in rcarlng'ftood'lambs.  raising cattle on the farm the farmer  has a good market for all the feed be  can raise, saves labor and expense of  transportation  and , avoids   much   los-  froni   waste  and   the  hocus   poews  of  commerce.    And one of the main fca  tures of stock farming is that it can bi*  made to continually improve the fertil  ity and value of the farm. , '>  'Exercise Foe Bop.  To produce the best pork hogs should  have exercise.    A lazy.-sleopy bog ma.\  fatten faster, but the flesh will not b<  so -good. ,  The SclNMorg Blow.  "I, wish I were, yon star," said tbe  , dreamy youth.  "Yes," answered the weary maid,  with a long drawn sigh,'"I wish you  were."   " - '  "And why, fair maid," queried the  youth, "do you wish I were yon brilliant orb?"  "Because," replied the fair one, "yon  brilliant orb is several million" miles  away." ' ' <-,  Then the dreamy youth suddenly remembered that he "had" business elsewhere, and he sent in a hurry call for  his overcoat.���������Chicago News.  '   -    ,,  '  Both Indignant.  "See here!" cried the irate politician.  "You called me a trickster and a jobber  in your paper."  ���������  "Yes," replied the editor, "I discover-  ed that misprint just this moment.   I'  have sent for tho guilty compositor,'to  come here-and explain.?' ��������� ,  "Oh, come off! You can't shift the  blame on him." ,,  "What?    Why^ you idiot, don't you  suppose I know what I wrote?   I made  it  'a trickster nnd a-robber,'  and  I'  wrote it plain."���������Philadelphia Press.1   >  ,    Soft, Clln_*ins material.     '  "I kind o' wish," said Coyote Charley, "that I'hadn't read that little soci-  ety Item what said one o' the^ belles o'  the ball was dressed in a softT clinging  material." ��������� ,  "I don't see what difference it can  make to you."  "Well, you see, I'm kind o' sensitive  and impressionable. It carried me back  to*the time'when I was took for the  wrong man and tarred and feathered."  ���������Washington Star.      * ~  Vexed Question Settled.  "In order to decide aTong standing  controversy," said the squirrel, "would  you mind telling me why you wabble  your nose?"     1  "To show that I.have something else  to do with it besides sticking it into  other people's affairs!'v' frigidly answered the rabbit.���������Chicago Tribune.  Reconciled.   ,  "They are going to sing Bixby's latest sentimental ballad ^when the condemned man is led "to the fatal chair."  "Isn't' that somewhat singular?"  "Yes, but the murderer requested it  as, a last favor- He says it kind of reconciles him to sudden death."���������Cleve-.  land Plain Dealer.  Hia 'Status.  He���������Loot here, my dear. I cannot  afford to entertain on such a scale as  you have indulged in of late.  She���������John, I really believe you are  Just the kind of man who would be  perfectly happy if you lived within  your Income.���������Life.  Ont of the Question.  Mr. Oldfly���������Why aren't you a dude  like him?  Centiped ��������� Why, the shoeblacking  alone would ruin me!���������-Chicago News.  Extremely-So.  Mrs. Nexdore���������I bought a new piece  of music for my daughter to play, and  I guess she'll' master it soon. She was  trying all afternoon.  Mrs. Pepprey���������Indeed she was���������very.  ������������������Philadelphia Press.  New* and Note*.  The department of agriculture, in its  final estimates for 1900, makes, the  wheat crop 522,000,000 bushels, corn  2.105.000,000 bushels and oats 809,000,-  000 bushels. "���������'*'. -r  The celebrated case of Utter versus  Utter, or peach grower versus beekeeper, has been, retried by a jury, with a  verdict in favor of the beekeeper.  A successful outcome is reported to  the Connecticut experiments in growing Sumatra tobacco under shade. Under the direction of Expert Floyt  one-third of an acre of tobacco wat  raised under a cheesecloth shade nint  feet high. It yielded 700 pounds ol  cured tobacco, or an estimated yield of  2,100 pounds per acre, with a losn of 10  t������r cent during fermentation.  35P  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  '   '  REVENUE TAX.  Comox District.  NOTICE is hereby given, in   accordance  with the   Statutes,   that  Provincial  icCvcuue Tax, and   _ll   taxes   levied   uuUer  che Ass-essu.eut Act, are   now  due   for   the  >e_r J901      Ah the above named taxes col-}  lectille wnbiu ihe Comox Dibinct'uie   na>-  dble at iny office, at''the _i������urt J_ou_e Cuui-  beriand.    Atses&ed taxea are collectible  at '  the tollowii g rates, viz:��������� - "           ",   -  If p-iidou'oi before June 30th, 1901:   Thiet.tiftbs ot one   per   cent,   on  real  > ���������   - *  property. - '  Two   aud one-half  per   cent.' ou  assessed,  value of'wihi land. - '    '  ���������'  One-half of one per cent, on personal property. , r  Upon   uch excess of income���������     ^  L lass A. Ou one cliousaud dollars and not  e���������ceedii-g teu thousand dollars, one,' per  ceiit. .up to five thousand dollars,'aud  two per cent, on the reinaindei: ���������  Class li ���������On teu thousand dollar,, and not*  exceedn g t veuty' thousand dollais, one  aud one-half per cent  up to ten thousand  , uollais, and t*o und one-halt per ceut. ou  the lemainder : '  Class O ���������On twenty thousand dollars, 'and  not exceeding torty thousand dollars, two  aud one half "per vxint- uU i������tw������������"!f> thous-  and aollais, and thiee per ceut. on the  remainder : ,  Class D.���������Ou all others iu excess of forty  thousand dollars, three per cent, up to  forty thousai d dollar*,, and, three aud  one-halt per cent, ou the remainder.  If .paid on or after 1st July, 1901 ^c. ���������  Four-fifths of one pei cent,, on real pioptrty.  Three percent,   ou the .assessed1 value  of;  wild landl        '.< >-'       "���������*-"  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonar  propei t>." - , ���������. . - ,  On so inucif of the income of auy person .as  _ exceeds one thoua-nd dollars,   in  accord--  auoe  with   the   following   classifications;"  'upon  such  excess   the   rates    shall   be,  namely :���������     ' ,    - '  < lass A���������On one thousand dollars, aud not  exceeding teu thousand dollar*, one and  one-ball per cent, up to five thousaud  do Ir-rs, ai d two and   one-half <per  ceut. {  ,'on the remainder': '    -,, '.  Class li ���������Ou ten thousand do'lars, and not  excecdn-g twenty thousand  dollars,   two  ptr cent, up to ten thoustud 'dollars,   and  - three per ceutf on tbe remainder :  Class C ���������Ou twenty thousand dollars,'and  not exceeding' tony thousand dollars,  three per' cent.'^ up to twenty thousaud  dollars^and tliree and one-half, per,'.cent,  ou the leinainder : *  Class D.���������Ou all others in excess of forty  thousand "dollars, thr e and one?half per  cent/up to forty thousand^ doliais, .and  four u������ r ceut ou the   tcmaimier.  Provincial Revenue Tax   fcS per capita.    ,  JOHN BA1RU,  *'.-:_- ,V,_      ��������� , Assessor and Collector.  ,,  Cumberland, B.C, 11th January, 1901  ,    ���������- x . s My 22  Union HireW-feryi  f ' " / j 1 _     " '>     _      _ -4.  T- -   "*  STEAM    Beer.   Ale,   and   Porter.  < J  i ' . ' i  .   ."  '       .-:-���������''4l  ' A reward of $5.00 will be paid for information   leading to conviction1 of'  persons wit holding, or destroying any  kegs  belonging, to this company;  HENRY BEIFEL,   JMdkagert  REKSf ������0;  Wholesale, Wine \ and   Liquor    Merchants  .' NANAIMO; ''B"C',;;:-0-  Direct [njport  -/T,*-  of Whyte and McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Whisky,  Jas.-Wacson & Co., Dundee, Glenlivet. , ,-,    .'   '  R. McNish & Co., Glasgow, Dr. Special.   <  Al. Demerara and JamaLa Rum,   *    ', ' -'  1 f      ' i .  'Guiness' Stout and Bass' Ale., r  French Cognacs in the very best qualities. ,  Port, Sherry, Clarets, Etc., Etc.  > f  ALWAYS ON HAND���������A Carload of.....  <y ;>,'- ,.i vtiiM  -.    **   i1.'   ������'-,������������������*-- a*'******!  ^    . ,       - -     '."���������������. _.!  .w_���������^/--.--V*'^ * <*x**ip ������*T1  'r    '    '.  .   *B"'^''-    ���������'ti-'fj  ������...  '  -r    1   *  ^ .- -J   . <'l'  J  Hiram    Walker  '&    Son's - '* Rye XWhisI^S^^^  ' -\v* .', -..-*P..O.;BOX l,4f ,*V  _ _ **/-;i /  1     <-<-     -'V.-.  COKBESPONDENCE SOLICITED.  :to,the ieaf.   ;, ,  'c.' ' 'J ���������   ,:>  .    Uf      -,, \ "     ',  "'     '* *'���������' " T  ,: A rich lady cured of her Deafness 'and;Noises in the, .Head , by  Dr. - Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drum's  may have  them   free*    'Address   No.   14517,  <��������� >  The,   Nicholson   * Institute^     7S0  - '"  Eighth Avenue, New York', .U.S.A.  Pop Sale.!,  Two v^ry desirable  4-Roomed Cottages ia  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona rTde  intending purchasers  apply at  w      THIS OPPICB,  Oolumbia Flouring  Mills Company  ENDERBY, B. C.  Hungarian,  Three Star,  Wheatletsioio,1  Strong Bakers  R.P.Rithet&Co.  f  (LIMITED.)  Agents, -    Victoria, B.C  Dr. J. GRICli,  -DENTIST-   -o   -O  Will be in town from   the  24th of  July until August 2nd.  Sportsman!  BEFORE BUYING^   ;'  mz A Gun,  Rifle,  , Ammunition  Or anything in the r   ;   "���������  Sporting Line  CALL AND SEE  OH. FEOHNER,  Of Cumberland.  Espjmait & Haiiaiino. Ry. i  '    -,    ���������^!*^a??i_i&si__w*^-t '' 'vr l'"';p-*_iffj  u4_fc.S  i A^i-/;,o_'?&;*-(J  VICTORIA-COMOX: ROUTE*-, c-l\.  '        ' ���������* v ?���������'   "     . - ���������  > '-    v  * t-������vl'.  -   ,        -        ,   - < >     , it-._' -  Taking  Effect Tuesday,' Oct.   16tl_; J  '   1900.     - ' ...v.,;srt  S; S.  'City ofNahaim^^  Sails, from, yictoria-^TuesdSyjs-"?^  ���������".       -     .--������������������      ....���������_."---���������...'      ':    --,  ���������o-  He Can Save* You   Money   on all  Purchases.  Efe -COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  Examination   for   Certificate of   Com'  PETE-KCif.  NOTICE ia hereby given that an Examination tor Certi'icatea of Competency as  Managers of Miues will be held'-'on the 1st  day of August, 1901, at the Court House,  Nanaimo, B.C., and at Fernier->8.C.  Candidates, not under twenty-three years  of age, desirous of presenting tnemselve- for  examinatiou, must deliver to Mr. Thomas  Morgan, Chairman of Board of Examiners,  Nanaimo, on or before the 15th day July,  1901, notice of such intention, in writing,  together with a certificate of service from <  their former, or pre**nt employers, testify A  ing to at least two >ears'experience underground.  The examination will be   in   writing and  will include the following subjects viz. :-  '   1. Mining Acts and rules.  2. Mine Gases.  3. General Work; /:  4. Ventilation. ".  .   5. Mining Machinery.  6. Surveying and Levelling.  Any further particulars required may be  obtained on application to Mr. Morgan,  Chairman of Board   of  Examiners. Nni-  naimo, B. C; Mr. Archibald Siok'j  Inspector of Mines, Cranbrook; and Mr. J  McGregor, Ini-ipector of Mines, Nelson, B.C  RICHARD   McBRIDE,1    .k      ^  Minister of Mines/  ���������Department of Mines, ',.;-   ,.,-.. *'j  18l-,hJtme, 1901.. ������������������    -   ::je2_,_t      j  Comox and Way porjts^; ,^l������3]  '. '< Sails frornc: Comox v and^Uni&'if^  Wharf, Thursday*'8 a! m?l'for^Nai^l  naimo arid, Way ports:       ��������� /'.'*:? ,!fV-*  <���������   '    "-,-.'        '* ",\ > * *%'". 17'  ,   Sails from^ Nanaimo,' Friday:\4.A  a.m. for Comox and Union   Wharfs  direct. c '  Sails from Comox ~, and' Union J  WHarf,Friday 6, p. ni. for Nanaimo "'  direct. . ''     '    ,,  Sails from   Nanaimo,   Saturday  6 a.m. for Victoria and  Way ports   ,,  i\  >  FOB Freight tickets   and State J  ro*>m Apply on board,  GEO. L. COURTNEY, ,.  - Traffice Manager -'I  ^etnwHowMPmMaii ���������!'-������*<���������>������*������������������������  Do you iitttnd buying m rlfl������ or  pistol? If 80,-got th������ b*������t  which is a c  STEVENS  " RrQee range in price from $1.00 to  $75.00:    For largo and small game,  *l������*o fI'm tsp&et practice.    Pistols fromJ  $2.50 to^2fff00.  Send stamp for larec catelocne illu������- ���������*,  trntiui; complwte*(,������������-, brimful ������������ v_l  infonnatioa to opo)rta:vicii.  '. ^TYEHS ASMS AKD TOOL CO.  8670    ox ������������������������  QUARTER WAY,Wellingt6hIloa4  BPTOHEBSDN ft IEEBT.  20,000 Fruit Trees to   choose   from.  ,  Large Assortment of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs and   Evergraeenc^'  Small Fruits  in   Great  Variety. '*.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended to.  sl2tc P. O. BOX,  *}���������>  -^  mam /  /  /  THE,CUMBERLAND   NEWS  xi ,; l8������������od Bvery Wednesday  W. B. ANDEBSON,       -     -      -  - * ,  i J*  Ed  -,. - .,    "Jo all  Ihe columns of The News are r m*tt  |V    wno wish to express therein vie*r/  ersof public interest.  '  .-a responsi-  ^Whilewe'donot-holdour/    ,    .    '  i,   .._ ,     _.    -. -   "u5pondents, we  I    We for tbe utterances of a/     . ;��������� '���������____.  I - _ ... - Inini;  to inser  I   reserve   the right   of   /.. ^      ���������v   .  _   -     - -.v   , ,-B,     * ,\.nly personally.  communications unnec^. *,    - .   ������������������    -  l WEDNESDAYS? '/S^'  ^.������ J-i  h/^OjfCE^r/hereby'-<iven that all  the-  Itiiappropriated   Crown   lands'   situated  |w,ithiliTtne5boundanes'  of   the  following  lireas'are hereby reserved-from^pie-einp-  [cion, sale or other disposition,  excepting,  aiider the provisions of the mining laws,  if the Province, for two yeais ,from  the  date hereof, pursuant to the provisions of  ub-section (5) of section-^ of the 'Land  A.ct,' as amended by,  sectionVl6 of .the  Land Act Amendment Act, 1901,' to'eu-  Jble the Industrial   Power.-Company? of  B.C., Limited, to select therefrom timber  iniits Jor wood pulp and /paper man tincturing purposes, as   provided^ by'  an5,  greement bearing'date the  13th "day of  une, 1901; vlz:^-/*   ;. >**���������'    *! V,   ������'  ,, AREA f���������-AH the } surveyed, land,"on  .itoth sides of-Kingcorhe;'River,'l and' the  ���������nd surveyed between ^Kingcome* Inlet  ind Bond jSouud- y -    , ���������   j   ',_/,'���������-���������  *-  Are^ 2^Commencing at\the 'north-  fast cofher'of Lot'ifthence ibllowing jip  .he/river at -the -head^-of -Thompson's-  sound and its branches,-;i distance ofjten  liiles.and having a Tw id th, on  each  side  ^hereof ofsonejiiilev_^;v,ri ���������y-, -"-V^f-  -<"'  K|Area" 3���������"Commencing 'at. the riorth-  rn boundarv/of Lots 45, 55 ^and   56,. on  Ithe KJe{na-Klene   River; -thence; north,  '[ilongvthe saidViver and, its branches five  ������iles.iand havirig^'a'width  on.each' side  f drie-haH milei including  all' surveyed  nds. ��������� --���������_,,,*.,  Area '4���������Commencing on IWakeman  _ >uhd at thesouth-westcorner'df.Lot"-6i;'  thence west on tlie 51st.<pirallel  of? latitude to a point north of Einbley/LagoGn;  Whence . south   to   said   lagoon;? thence  [south^westerly'follow ing 'the-passage be"-r  ftween;:Kinnairii , Island,-\and' Pandora  rHead to Mills .Passage; thence to Que.eri  jjCh'arlotte Sound; "thence ^south-easterly  alony ihe-*hore-line -ot "Noel "Clia'nnel,  anil easterly along 'the'centre   of   Fife  i'''pd;t_.yill.4ge  Pointj^'th'ence  north-  ���������sterlv'io tta north 'of JTnvett /.Island-  -1  to-the mouth bf^Kingcome Inlet; * thence  nor h'a long thewest shore-of-^Wakeiri.tn-  Souhd to the paint'of commencement.'    1  "Area 5���������Consisting- of   Haibledown  'anil Turner Islands.      '  1 <���������  ���������-4      -*'.  C   '        W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of  ^ ' Lands &' Works.  [Lands and'Works Departmtnt,  ���������'   Victoria, B.C., 22nd June, 1901. jy2,4t  L  Henry  's Nurseries  and Greenhouses  a  C" ���������?*������������������,  GREENHOUSE,    BEDDING    OUT  AND VEGETABLE  PLANTS.   ,  LOWEST PRICES.*  Bee Supplies,Seeds, and  Fertilizers.^  Agricultural  Implements,  Fruit^  ['(   Baskets and Crates.    v -x'}  Fruit and OrnamentaKTrees. ��������� 'r  W '   ��������� *'     ���������' -  |5   Catalogues free.  M. J. HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. 0  WHITE LABOR ONLY.  WAN-TvED���������Capable, reliable  per  HBori in every  county   to  represent  large icompany of  solid  financial  ^reputation; $936  salary   per  year  payable weekly; $3 per day  absolutely    siir-a    and    all    expenses;  straight, bona-fide, lefinite   salary  no commission;   salary  paid  each  Saturday and expense money   advanced , each     week.      Standard  House, 334. Dearborn, St., Chicago.  "        v  ���������--    '*���������--?  V     ������������������''  '������������������'-���������    *''���������       i*-'���������     ' '    ���������'%���������!."������������������.-' ���������'���������''���������'���������|   '     k-r,T '  -���������<������������������ ���������. :,<i-'-v.T. -sja.  Our fee returned if we fail., Any one sending sketch and description of  any invention will promptly receive our, opinion free concerning the patentability of same. "How to obtain a patent" sent upon request.. Patents  secured through us advertised for,sale at our expense.    ���������, - ���������> 1 ,   '  Patents taken out through' us* receive special notice., without^charge, in  Thb Patent Record, an illustrated aud widely circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers and Investors.   "     '   * ',  .,      *  \'    ' '  Send for sample copy FREE.    Address, l        .. - ;  VICTOR J. EVANS &   CO.,  i :     .     {Patent ^Attorneys,)' ^       v  Evans Building,      -      WASHINGTON, O. C.  '',%<���������-  SMOKE  -1'  NOW IS THE  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER        ,     ,  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  t> -   -/        !    *   ���������*     * -  ��������� ���������  - ' '   '  KurtzCigarCo  Vancouver, B. C.   '  - *  Espimalt & Nauaimo R-y..  - TIME TABLE', EFFECTIVE  ���������'   ' NOV. 19th,1SS(8. .  1  %  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2 Daily.  De. 9:00   "    9:28   "   1U:9   "   10:48   P.M. __^  ' No. _ Saturday*  P.M.  . 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'  BY SAM DAVIS.  i..  *.  ',     -      -  I   could   never   conceive   how, men  of  seeming   intelligence   conkl r deliberately  ss'it clown and write ghost stories merely  as a literary diversion and for the sake  of harrowing the feelings of the reader.   <  A  ghost story,  no matter how entertaining* it may be, if a pnre fabrication,  has no .business in print, for the world is  full of people so credulous in disposition  that the most 'absurd things', if told with  a serious air, are apt to be accepted as  '   the truth, and the grossest errors, foisted  upon,.the public by careless invention, become 'perpetuated as established facts.  'I   make   these   observations   that   the  render may become acquainted  with my  views upon subjects supernatural at the  beginning of the'narrative.  I  do not relate tho facts which I am  '" about to embody in this recital with the  idea  of explaining  them,  but give them  to  the  world, as  they   appeared   to  me,  -  leaving the scientist to furnish whatever  solution to the mystery maj  best fit'his  own point of view1 or methods'of investigation. " '  > The time was winter and the scene of  , the manifestation a lonely moor lying be-  ^ ' tween the city of Carson, which is tho  capital  of Nevada,  and the small  farm  where for some'years past I have raised  "     hay, cattle and a small family.  A political function .had  kept me out  ������*���������   rather late, and I was driving home after  midnight.      i  - The  night was clear and starlit,' with  snow on  the  ground  and  the air somewhat-hipping in its disposition.-  When  about  half  way   home,   having  v    'still two* miles to go, P gradually became  ���������' aware that something had happened  to  'my buggy, for it seemed to run with less  noise than',usual.    In Nevada the wheels  of  vehicles  shrink   from  the dryness  of  the atmosphere,  coupled (with the indifference" of'their owners, and mine were  ' no exception to the rule.    There was al-  ways more or less space between the tire  ���������    'and the felloe, and the wags of the city  had a way of saying that my approach  .  to" town was always heralded by an infernal clatter which betokens a careles-s  man with all his buggy wheels out of repair.  ���������It seemed to me suddenly that something like 25 per cent 'of the usual clatter  ' of the vehicle had ceased, and I was at a  loss to understand why. - The feeling  came over me so strongly that something  unusual had tianspired that I hesitated  to ascertain the cau<*e. An ill defined  feeling of dread was upon me, and, 1  blush to confess it. \ really feared to  look around. Finally, by 'a strong effort,  .1 summoned my courage and, glancini*;  back, was astonished to discover that the  off hind wheel of my buggy had disappeared.  What was more, tho vehicle did not  eeem to mind it, but ran as level as ever.  The cessation of thc clatter which that  wheel always produced was now explained, but the continued level running of the  buggy was not. An awful, creepy'feeling now came, over me that almost  amounted to a pain, and in the midst of  my wonderment the noise of another  wheel stopped, and I knew^that it had  followed its predecessor. The two hind  wheels were gone. I deliberately turned  about and investigated. Here 1 was running along on an oven keel, nautically  speaking, with nothing but my two front  wheels to go on.  As I was considering the probability of  the others going I noticed a dim. hazy  thing hanging to the hub of my off front  wheel. I speak in a horsy sense, after  thc manner of followers of the turf, for  in reality the wheel was still on. The  outlines of the thing alluded to gradually  became more distinct and resolved ttself  into the Ggure of a human being, aud as  sure as I was alive it was trying to take  off the nut of the axle. More fully to illustrate the impudence of the shadowy  individual in question I will further state  that my nut wrench was missing, and he  had evidently- taken it to remove the  wheels of my own; buggy.  I watched him now with more interest  than fear,-for it occurred to me that after  two wheels were gone it did not matter  much about the other, and I determined  to see the incident to the end.  In less tinie than. 1 have taken to tell it  this ghostly thing actually removed the  nut before my eyes, and then, throwing  its weight, on the wheel���������if I may be allowed to make use of the word weight in  such a connection���������the wheel arid the  ghost, rolled over together in tbe sagebrush. In spite of the weirdness of the'  situation, I was obliged to give vent to a  little chuckle, the first intimation 1 had  given the ghost of a knowledge of his  presence.  The familiarity which I had indulged in  with the strange little fellow seemed to  enrage him. for he immediately became  more in evidence, and. slipping around on  the near side of the buggy���������speaking  again in a horsy sense���������he fell to work  rapidly at the wheel, and. circumvent in;:  the mechanical difficulties of tbe nut with  very little trouble, he had the wheel spinning out into the sagebrush in short order.  Seeing that the buggy, however, did not  sink to the ground,  as  ��������� *���������      r������ 1 o ! r\ 1  j*   would  have had the right To do under the, circumstances. I gathered more courage and  cried out jocosely, "If you don't happen  to see what you want, ask for it.",  As I had half expected, the ghost made  a dive for the remaining wheel and fell to  work upon the nut. I was glad to see  that it did not come off easily. It was  never a very good fit for the thread of the  axle, and I recalled many a time when ini  a i hurry how I was really compelled to  indulge in unbecoming language before it  couldrbo started.  I looked for the ebost to indulge in a  little flow of expletives, but- it patiently  continued its work until it succeeded and  then triumphantly* flung the wheel :i<*iik'  and left me riding along in a buggy that  seemed held up in the air with no wheels  running under it.  To a person who has never ridden in a  vehicle under those peculiar circumstances  I can truthfully say that it is a rare treat.  There was no noise except ,the footfall  of the horse. Thc entire absence of inr  was something particularly pleasant. According to my way of thinking, it was an  ideal method of locomotion.  Strange as it may seem, I no longer had  any fear of the'fitting thing of the air  that hovered alongside the- horse, and I  decided once more fb break the ice of conversation and called out, "A pleasant  evening, stranger."  At this ho turned and, floating up ,to  my side, brought his face so' close to mine  that I ielt his breath.       ^       ,        '  ' *  It came to me like a'blast from'the  Klondike and'seemed to freeze me to the  bone. ' I regretted that I had spoken, for  he sent his' icy exhalation thrice into my  face, and each time it seemed colder., I  tried 'to detect^ the charneh house smell  mat always goes with a ghost, but feel  bound to 'say that peculiar odor was absent. I will, however, Estate for the'benefit of the reader that I was suffering from  a-bad cold, which to some extent.may ac-  connt'for my, inability to detect it.  I mention,,these seemingly trivial cir-H  cumstances 'that people who are disposed  to cast discredit upon, my narrative may  be silenced in advance. If propose fully  to forestall any ,orie,j who rises" up and  charges me with fictitious invention.  While- considering the proposition of offering the,ghost a chance to work for'mo  in the summer months and live in the cellar, whereThe could coobthe milk-during  the sweltering periods, I noticed a queer  thing about the horse!    The animal that  a  moment  before was  trotting  leisurely  alongdiad suddenly disappeared.  His harness was, attached to tho shafts, and t_������  bridle stuck out in front as if there was  .'a horse's head inside of it, wliile the rest  of it was bulged  up to conform to the  figure of'the animaJ that had so lately occupied it.  but the faithful beast,  which  Iiad-never before deserted me in an emer-  ���������'geney, was nowhere to be seen.    His absence, however.^was not material, for th'e  vehicle went along as easily' and as rapidly as ever and, _ it struck  me,  since the  horse was gone, a trifle smoother.  i   While   I   was ���������< -wondering 'what  would  happen nextjt happened before I knew it.  I suddenly found myself on the other side  of the big gate that bars the road about  a quarter of a mile from my house.    The  gtre   is  always   kept  shut,   and   it   is   a  groat bother to open it, but on this occa-  , "ion, just as I wa������s���������about to halt to unfasten  it,   I   found   that   I   was  already  th'-ousrh.    The fact of being on the other  "-ido of a gate was something 'altogether  novel to me, and no one who has not had  thc actual experience can possibly get any  real  idea  of the extraordinary sensation  of   being   on  the   other   side   of   a   gate  when you are'quite well assured in your  own mind that you never got there.    My  hold on the English language.' while it is  generally sufficient to enable me to convey  ordinary -meanings, is quite inadequate to  the task 'of demonstrating to the reader  the real 'situation, partly because of the  total unexpectedness of it and partly because the other side of the gate at once  became no longer the other side, but this  side, so to speak, and the side I seemed to  have   vacated   immediately   became   the  other side,   and  I  became  sor completely  mystified that I was unable, and still retain that inability, to toll  which side of  the gate I  was on. whether this side or  the other side or both sides.  Rather.than involve myself in a maze  of complications or contradictions I will  consider the gate incident closed and pass  on to the other extraordinary things that  happened between the gate and the house.  Before 'proceeding a hundred yards I  became awareof the circumstance that the  various parts of the harness were melting  away. The collar and hames dissolved  into nothingness, the bridle was whisked  into space, the tugs followed suit and ths  traces did not even leave their own name  behind. Yet in spite of this the vehicle  moved right along as before and turned  up tbe winding path toward the stable as  well as if everything was in its normal  condition and my own hand guiding the  lines.  When it came to a halt under the shed,  I got out and  went to bod  quietly, not  mentioning^ the events of the night to my  spouse, as, I did not care to harrow her  -feelings with such uncanny subjects.  ���������' In   the   morning,   however.'-, while   the  matter was still fresh in my memory, I  told   her everything . that had  happened'  and expressed my determination to write  a fullaccount of the same and forward it  over my signature,to some scientific journal, that these strange happenings might  not be lost to the world.    Her only reply  was  to  inquire- the,'time  of  my  arrival  home and my retirement'to bed.    I definitely fixed the hour at 1 o'clock, which  she disputed at once, and I dropped the  .subject, not caring tar unprofitable controversy with a woman.    I knew in my  own   mind,   however,   the   absolute   correctness of my  statement regarding the  hour, as I distinctly  remembered having  heard the clock strike 1 no less than four  times in succession.    So satisfied was I  that such  a  plain mathematical  demonstration would be lost upon her, being but  n  woman,  as I  have before remarked,  I  did not mention it.  Later on she called my attention to the  fact that the harness which I had described as having vanished into the night  was in reality piled at the foot of the bed  and that my clothes were hanging on a  pes in the srable. Thi<5 was indeed'to my  mind a strone corroboration of my story,  but she did not so rogard it and was un-  kiiK^ enough to suggest that when I pent  my account to a scientific journal I should  mention also that I-had attended a banquet the evening before, given in honor of  the election of a United States senator  from Nevada; where more than 50, cases  of champagne had been consumed prior  to the time that I had been called upon to  respond to' a toast. I mention this circumstance as requested, although the connection between it and my strange experience on the lonely, moor is not apparent  to me. '       * , .     -v  In revising my manuscript I notice that  it mentions the removal by the ghost of  five separate, wheels' from the buggy,  which may be regarded by some as an inaccuracy. A gentleman for'whose opinions I have always entertained the highest regard has suggested to me that, for  the sake of lending greater plausibility to  my.narrative, I omit all mention of the  appearance���������or,,more properly speaking,  the disappearance���������of tho fifth wheel. *_  must decline, however, to do this. My  chief object in "making this statement is  to tell the thing as'it really occurred and'  not to fall into tho pernicious habit, too  common, I res-ret to say. with many  writer-* o'f the.present day. of sacrificing  ������������������������.efii.-i,i] ilctaiK in orrlor to deceive the  '/'���������'ik>r��������� ������������������������������������(*!} a hi-'ilhui'' showing of plausi-  i>.iitv.���������Chio.iuo  Iii*cord.,  LAND OF'THE HUMMING-BIRD.  Th������ Surprising Phenomenon That Follow  Digging in Trinidad's Asphalt *LuKe.  Few 'people who "travel over asphalted streets arc aware of the origin of th'e' black, pitchy, mass that  goes to make up the-basis of the  smooth , Voadway, under.Vitheir .feet.  Two thousand , miles almost! due  south from' Halifax '/ lies" the ' .little  tropical" ,islancl,' of Trinidad���������a ' British poss"ession. off the' coast-^of northern South* America. At tlie southwestern, extremity of this ..colony 'the  famous'Pitch Lake is-,located 'on the  summit,, of a-small hill.,' less .'than* two  hundred'feet above'the*level" '.of .the  sea. In appearance there is, nothing  phenomenal'about this wonder of the  tropics but a visit to the lake as it  ' is familiarly called, reveals one > of  /the 'most unaccountable oddities -of  nature in the annals  of trayel.  The  tourist may  take passage    to  the /'land   of   the humming-bird"���������as  Trinidad  people like their  country;'to  be called ���������*   and after securing   'accommodation at1 the only decent ho-  'tel m.Jhe colony, proceed to'the lake  by  one     of thc     small'    Government  steamers' " plying ~, coastwise ������   three  times ** weekly;*' 'disembark    at     the  . Brighton - pier, ���������-  and    proceed to the  scene of-"digging."   Of all the" crude,  rough-and-ready means-of extracting  wealth from mother earth,  the Trinidad Lake asphalt'operations are the  most-striking.   Thc visitor arrives on  a  fairly��������� level 'plateau, .spotted  ^here  and  there  with  tiny  pools "of  water,  beneath    which    the soft shhry >,.substance known  as  asphalt glitters     in  the reflection of a fierce tropical sun,  * Scattered over thc surface of tho lake  dozens 'of   swarthy   negroes   are  plying pick and hoe,' extracting the tar-  coaly  looking  stuff  from  the   < earth.  'One may sit in the shade ox a   nearby  shrub,     or   under     the* protecting  shelter    of an     umbrella,  and  watch  the negroes pile heap  after heap    of  the asphalt into  thc endless  chain of  tubs  that  hurry  along to  the     pier,  from    which    one   has    but recently  landed,  until  a     yawning-excavation  of   twenty  or more feet suggests    to  the supervising, darky that the time  has come to move a bit further    on.  In  the course of a few-hoars  the excavation   resulting      from   the   morning's   diggings     begins  to[>look     less  deep, and by ever tide the spot    from  which    more    than    five or ten tons  have been  dug     is  again level'   with  the surrounding earth and. ready    to  be  dug  over     by  the gang  of     noisy  blacks.      From   the  point  of  digging  to the pier is 'but a mile or less    of  endless-chain  descent,   moored   to the  pier     are     big     sailing vessels,     and  sometimes  steamers,  into  whose    capacious holds  the tubo discharge thc  pitch at the rate of two or three hundred tons per day.  The Tori;are of a T'lax Shirt.     f,  The' most trying ordeal that Bi.oker  T. Washington was forced to endure as  a slave boy was the wearing of,.������������������flax  shirt. In his autobiography, "'Up From  Slavery," he says: ,  ' "In the portion-of Virginia where I  , lived it was common to use flax as part  of the clothing for slaves. That part  of the flax'1 from -which' our clothing  was' made was "largely' the refuse,  which of course was the-cheapest-and.  roughest part. I, can scarcely imagine  any, torture except .perhaps the pulling  of a tooth that is. equal to that caused  by pulling on a new flax shirt for the  first time. It is almost equal to the  feeling that one would experience if he  had a dozen or more chestnut burs or a  hundred small pin points in contact  with the flesh. Even to .this day I can  recall accurately the torljares that I underwent when pulling on one of these  garments. 'The fact that my flesh was  soft and tender added to'the pain. But  I had no choice. I had to wear the flax  shirt or none, and had it been left to  me to choose I should have chosen to  wear no covering.  "In connection'with the flax shirt my  brother John, who'is several years older' than I am, performed one of the  most generous acts that I ever heard of  one slave relative doing for another.  On several occasions when I was being  forced to wear a new flax shirt ho gen-'  erously agreed to put it on in my stead  and wear it for several days till it was  'broken in.'; Until I had grown to be  quite a youth this single garments was  all that I wore."   >'!  ' \  ���������   The Sonj; of the Gronse.  Ceitain birds when the period of  courtship comes'round repair to particular trysting places and announce .their  presence there by well known calls or  signals.  t < . *'���������,  '   The   ruffed   grouse, - as   every' 'one  knows, seeks an old, log or other convenient   perch   and   drums  'with   his  wings, a hint to any lady grouse within hearing that "Barkis is willin." _ _r  c^The performance of the grouse is one  frequently   heard,   but - comparatively  seldom seen, and'for many years'there  ���������  were   -numerous    conflicting    theories'*  concerning  the  means  by  which  the  drumming was produced.    Some said  that tbe sound was-vocal; and others  declared that the grouse'struck the log  with its wings. ' Evem today the precise cause of the sound is not known,  for, although the bird has-been closely  watched,  its  wing movements are so,,  rapid 'that it is next to impossible "to  tell  exactly  what takes  place.1    This  much, however, is known: During'the/  performance  the  grouse  stands  upon'  the leg'or other perch and strikes the.'  air in front of his body somewhat after *  the manner of an elated barnyard cock.  The first-few strokes ar.e measured, but j  thev become faster and fast or* until -t.be-'-'  individual  thumps are lost, as in the *  roll ing1 of 'a, drum. * Whether the sound: t  is due entirely to beating of the'air or ������  whether it is' increased by"tho striking  together of,the wing tips-is af question  yet to be settled.       ' ,,'''"''    '<>,*,  if  ���������oa  4  r i  Why Dinah Wept.'  ^     L  , s     ,   '   ,'      The Res in  Enters.  .- "Resinceating," said a south Georgia  ^doctor, "is a "habit acquired by tlie  ' Cracker settlers who live-in 'the neighborhood "of .a-ttirnentine still.1 ' Tho resin,  they use isn't the hard, shiny resin,of  commerce, 'but-has been''dipped'out of-  the cooking caldron at an, early stage  of the process, and when it cools it can  be kneaded between the fingers like  wax. , The backwoods resin eater will  bite "off an immense,chunk and Ghew it  placidly until it disappears. The heat  of,the mouth keeps-'it fairly soft, but if  the cheAving becomes too deliberate it  is apt to 'set,' as,they say, and cement  the victim's jaws together in a-grip'of  iron.^ -.',   , ,TF '\'"   '  "On one' occasion a - big, "rawboned  backwoodsman .< who' - used'-' to hang  around a still I operated came rushing  tinto,my little office, clutching his face  in both hands and making "a horrible  gurgling noise, in his throat. 'What on*  earth-is the matter?: I asked in alarm.  ,'IIis rosum's sot,' said another Cracker;-who brought up'the rear. I was nonplused at first, but finally grasped-the  fact that the man had been chewing a  monstrous slab of resin and had  thoughtlessly ' suspended^ operations  long enough to allow it to solidify and  clamp his teeth, like a vice. We finally  pried his mouth open with a chisel and  broke a couple of molars in the operation. Next day 1 saw him chewing  mrain."���������Exchange.  Coffer   Caramels.  Take one poun.l of brown sugar, one  cup of strong coffee, one-half cup, of  cream, one ounce of bulter. As soon as  cooked sufficiently to be brittle when  dropped into water pour into buttered  tins, and when nearly cool mark off  with a buttered knife into squares.  The White^harl*:.  The shark of sharks, the real "man  eater" and the one most dreaded, is  the white shark. This variety reaches  a length of 35 feet and a weight of  2.000 pounds. Its head^ is long and  flat, and the shout far overhangs the  mouth Its six rows of teeth are sharp  as lane ets jind notched like saws. Its  mouth is very large, so that one has  been known to cut a man's body completely in two at a single snap of its  cruel jaws and another to swallow one  at a gulp. Near Calcutta one of these  sharks was seen to swallow a.bullock's  head, horns and all.  From the stomach of another a bull's  hide was taken entire, and the sailor  who made the discovery insisted that  the1 bull iiad been swallowed whole  and all except the hide had been digested.- From the stomach of another  was taken a lady's workbox, filled with  the usual contents, scissors and all. It  is commonly tho white shark which  follows the vessel at sea day after day  and week after week.  ' 'Not long ago a" lieutenant da the navy,  was ordered away* on a^three years-  cruise.,  Tho, order had  been dreaded/;,-  for weeks, and when it came the/young* ' -'.  wife,; who'was to be left* in-a'Brook--. V*  lyn flat with'a'baby and a colored serv-..' V  ant,'was'in despair.        ',; '*''���������;*',s^r ",lv..r-t   ~>",-���������������  ^She,controlled her sorrow very well,,/:-"'{j  however!  until the-actual moment of*. "  parting came, and'then she1 wept .as "���������'  though  her heart "would, break,'   Th'e-  cruiscr  was  to 'leave' the   navy 'yard  tearly ne'xjt morning, and the lieutenant'  had gone to report for duty. <    '���������  In the midst of herlamentations the '.'  young wife heard a sniffing antVsob-   '  bing./in   the  dining^ room, ,and   upon'*'-  glancing, through   the   door' she  gaw, '  Dinah, the colored maid, rocking her',  body to and fro in a cham and weeping j?  1 violently.j     \.    ,  -V- " -   ' , ,"  -   ��������� ' -.-   ,  ,' "Why, D-D-Dinah. what's the m-mat-,^  ter?" cried-the mistress. . "You seem ������*'-; 1  to t-t-take Mr,   Blank's ^departure ,as;.,   xm  much to heart as I d':do." , ,,.: '?  /;;t .,;;.k;��������� ,  ' "'Deed'I doesn't. Mis';Blank;l',deedrI;.,:i  doesn't!" , sobbed 'Dinah. ~-\ "Wliat ;an_''';";  boderin dis chile am'de fac'-dat a'ctil-  ti  lud- gomman friend o'  sail hisse'f on dat'same ole cruisah!"  *V<1  '' d  Fashions nnd Fancies.  Triple skirts are among the fancies.  . The. habit of giving entertainments  outside of one's own bouse seems to be  a growing one, and the restaurant function saves much trouble and worry to a  hostess. '  The single pearl, diamond or turquoise button for;the flap of the finger  purse and pocketbook continues to be a  dainty and'elegant fashion.  From London comes the news that  the latest walking sticks are cleverly  tiled into triangular, square and hexagonal forms. This refers not to the  handle alone,.but to'the stick proper.  . The perfection of dressing lies in  simplicity, which when properly treated can be regal, and. beautiful. This;  explains the vogue of,; the velvet frock,  which is beloyed by many women.  Among the fashionable skins employed in leather goods are alligator, sea  lion, elephant/pig. walrus, seal, monkey, snakf^ *.pd 'ii-wd.  Domestic  Opinloins.  Husband���������I think only sensible women  ought to marry.  Wife���������Well, you'd be a bachplor if that  were the rule.���������Detroit Free Press.  Lang-liter.  Laughter is a positive sweetness of  life; but, like good coffee, it should be  well cleared of deleterious substance  before use. Ill will and malice and the  desire to wound are worse than chicory. Between a laugh and a giggle there  is the width of.the horizons. I could  sit all day and listen to the hearty and  heartsome ha, ha, of a lot of bright  and jolly people, but would rather be  shot than he forced to stay within earshot of a couple of,silly gossips.. Cultivate that part of your nature that is  quick to see the mirthful side of things,  so you shall be enabled ;to shed many  of life's troubles, as the plumage of the  bird sheds the rain. But discourage  all tendencies to seek your amusement  at the expense of another's feelings or  in aught that is impure. It was Goethe  ���������who said. "Tell me what a man laughs  at and I will read you his character."  Chinese Head Reon.  ���������There are no pillows in Chinese beds.  They have instead hollow square frames  of rattan or bamboo or blocks of wood  fashioned so that they fit. the nape of  the neck and support the head when lying on the side.. People who have used  these substitutes for pillows say they are  much more comfortable than soft, hot  feather or hair pillows, especially in  warm weather.  Some Exploded Food Fallacies. > .  Fish as a food of .the brain worker  must be consigned to -the limbo of  vanities, though, certain forms of fish  are the cheapest' of all foods, notably  the, bloater. ��������� Oysters: and turtle soup  are frauds. It, would take 14 oysters  to'equal the nourishment of one egg  and 223 to provide the same amountc  of nutriment contained in. a pound of  beef. I ���������        ,  Salt fish, especially salt fat" fish, is  the most valuable food for the poorer  classes, and whole races in the south  of Europe live on the Newfoundland  cod. Canned salmon - we see at IS  pence a pound is no more expensive;  than cod at sixpence. Millions of people live on it, and the North American  settler who is not well provided with  cash finds it a good substitute and  change from flesh'meat at times.  Frogs' legs are not'of high, nutritive  value, which need not. surprise us.  Turtle soup from the chemist's..point  of view, is not worth a tenth of the  price paid for it.���������Exchange.  Too Classic For Them.'  A resident in a small suburban town  had a visit from a German friend who  knew little English, but plaj'ed the violin well. One of this resident's neigh-'  bors gave a "musicale," and of course  he and his visitor were invited. The  German took his violin, and when his  turn came he played one of his best  pieces from one of the great masters.  When he had finished, there was an  awkward silence and no applause. The  "  people were still looking expectantly at  the. German, who looked disappointed  and flustered.   The silence grew pain-,  ful.'-" ";���������-,   ������������������:'  Finally the hostess, quite red in the  face, edged over to the side of the German's friend.       :;       ' ' V/V   '';v "  "Can't you get him to5" she  whis- ������������������  pered!.  ; ���������'v--^---".''.,:..:;  "What do you mean?" ".��������� ������������������ .'.'"'���������^���������.r-r^i  "Why, now that, he's got .tuned up,  isn't he going to play something?"���������  London Tit-Bits.    '  i: ��������� ���������       ���������      -:-^  M  'i  Professional Coortesy.  First M. D���������I see you occasionally  take a patient out for a drive. -,  Second ftL D.���������Yes..^I/think--it does  them a greatvdeal ot g66ft.g%j^^-  First M.'-D/���������But l't'isn't������������������professional.''  I never do it..- . /  Second M. D.���������I know you'; don't.  When any of your patients go for a ride,  the undertaker accompanies them.���������Chicago News." --J  Too  Long a Terra.  "If you don't worry, you-can live 100  years."- ' .,,.-' .-'v;  "One hundred years? Goodness! If I  thought I'd live 100 years, I'd worry myself to death right now."���������Chicago Record-Herald 9  f  *v  iiJ  -j~fj->-  *���������      >  - - * ^1^1  1/  f.*_S  A'.  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  HER HUSBAND  WAS A DRUNKARB  ,     CARNEGIE'S GIFTS.*  Mr. Carnegie's latest benefactions en-  1 -title him to a placer among'the world's  v greatestphilanthropists.f-Baltiniore Sun.  Those who doubted Andrew Carnegie's  intention to practice the gospel of wealth  he preached are having^ their doubts, re-  i moved rapidly.���������New York World.'  -'   Mr. Carnegie has V special plan of his  -������wn for," making the ending of the year_  o_rhfs life'iriteresting. "He has-invented  something to retire to.    He proposes to  ' ������ive ,his" millions taway,   not- recklessly  ��������� ������ndliindiscriminately,! but. with" the same  Scotch thrift 1 that'; has distinguished his  getting. ' His scheme'is not patented.���������  Baltimore Herald.   ���������' ,  THE NURSERY.  -,-    - , A. good  way to test toilet soap is to  touch, it to the tongue, and if this smarts  ' the soap will irritate tbe baby's skin.  1      If a' bean or' a, pea**has lodged in.a  - child's ear, do not use water to remove  it,'for the water will only cause the "foreign substance" to swell.  "\   ( Giving-an .emetic'to'a'child-who has  /���������wallowed,,a  button or, any such choice  '"������������������/and   indigestible particle   is   a   fruitless  r- ;'"- waste of time and'energy.   It will do no  ,.   good. ,It-may do a deal of harm.   If the  y bit-he has, elected to take into his, system  /     has sharp.or rough edges,-give him pota-  ,,    toes anil' cheese to eat and see that he  ,*"*-   eats'tlTenit      '     __   .- ������,';> t      ' ������������������   .  '  I. ��������� ?/f; Scotland,,-was the^irthplace of golf and  7 .'(".'foT^yeavaJed' the������wbrld in the royarand  ,"V c'^vsctent game.? , , ''"-"r   ���������' "���������      *     , '*'  \r   'i  t     i-J-   i ^       '   --   )       -** . '     '" , -     ,     ,     v     u     i t      ,rn  ._, '-, Th*? Chinese ealigraphist uses two coi-  ," ������- ors,,black and/red.".'-',t        >  Lady Who Cures 52er gfusbend o.  His Drinking Bfa_iits Writes  ,0?r Her-Struggle to  1 Save Her Home;  A PATHETIC LETTER."  **���������"* ���������:���������*:��������� -w-  qsi^te^U  yL^H^.j  AsfiMs  <UsiniS '-(JMaa/ -fL<As&-���������s  ^L  4^  ^4  ���������w  ;?#l  I  JffAN  THE   TJNFOllTUNATE  CONDITIO-,1  OF MISS- ERNESTINE  CJLOUTIER. -'     .  1 ' *- <��������� i, >1-  AsShoC'icw   Older   Hit Tiouble Hec me  .   ' oie Pronounced ���������Doctors   Said Her  Ch������o Wih on.-uf General Debility, and.  lieidout Small Hope'uf TCecovery ���������She  \ is Now Well ,uul -strong ���������A. Lesson   for  lJaiciiis.       ''^ -      it, i        _' '     , i  H?  *,*���������  i! ������i*,"  , V1 hadf for a. long time "been think-  ing^of trying the Tasteless Samaria , rrom Th_ Tclcgraph>  QuebeC<  Prescription rtreatment   'on ray. hus-        . ���������      ������ ,,f ��������� ' ^^u^-  band for his drinlcing tiatnts, but' ..I ���������L'������ discovery in medicine in modern  ���������wtis afraid-he -would discover that I ji-.mcs hap done1 so > much ' to bringv  was giving, him medicine, and the vj back the rich glo'w of 'health and the  'thought unnerved nie. I hesitated f or 'natural activity' of, 'healthy y6ung*  nearly a week,'but one", day when he [womanhood to-weak'and ailing girl:-  came home , very 'liiuch intoxicated |���������as 'has Dr ^ ,Williams,' Pink^ Pills/  and'his salary nearly - all spent, _<.<������iris, delicate* from childhood " have  tl-irewtoff/all'*,-_earland determinedfto ,'���������-'?������!-', these pills' .with remarkably  'make* an" effort M5to*'^save\our1,:ho_aelibeneficiai effects, Yja,nd_. the cherished  year I  on the  '*' v j. ,D_ar/Sir5',-^-5Vith.in>'ihe past  v"   kno-w,'jr_E-XhreS,- fatty' tumors  v * head having*,.been removed by the ap-  .*- plications of; MINARD'S     LINIMENT  . ^ -without,, anvi,surgical, operation and  j    there'Ys no^indicatibn  of a return.  -' K ,     ' V u ''.'*��������� X' < ��������� ,C'APT.  W.' A. PITT.  .  - -  Cliftpn^N.1. B/ Gondola-Ferry.  "k}}^'  ] )*���������! ;/��������� Ml'rStippose^y.o'u'll-be1 tenVng people  ^ '���������'rVthat 'I'm a foal'?";' '       *  .*>    \ l\  \ /'i^i'-No, >dear.^ There are^sonte things^  sr lfwermust' kee'p. to ^ourselves. V-^-ChLca-  **   "!;go-Nev,*s.v   '.���������*���������'"  *-   - 'v ,"/-.*"���������     ���������''  leep MINAED'S LIMENT in tUB HOUSi.  /Miss '-de Pride���������I rwouldn't ^marr3-'  ' h'im if "lie were the last man on the  /car,tlr'       - *   ''-^  Rival  Belle���������Indeed you    wouldn't.  * I'd. take him myself then.  J L ���������       i  * Theie never  was, and never will   be, a  universal panacea, in one Lenai dy, for all ilia  to wh ch flUbh is hen���������the very nature of  many cuiat-ve-a  being such  that were  the'  germs'of other and dilierently stated diseases' rootea m the system, of the patient���������  what would ielieve one ill m turn would aggravate   tbe^ olh^r.    We   have,'however, in  Quinine Wine, when  obtd.nable in a sound,  uuaduheiatLd atdte, a remedy fJr manj and  grievous ills. -By its gradual aud judicious  use the frailest * aystems are led mio convalescence and ttrength by the influence which  Quinine exerts en nature's ov������u  restorative3.  It relieves the diooring spirits of those with  whom.a'chron.c-state of morbid  despond-'  eiicy and laok of, ti.tere-t m life is a disease, ]  and, by tranquillizing the nerves disposes to**  sound  and' refiG=hing sleep���������imparts vigor  to the action of    the blood, which,  being  atimuiated, courses   throughout   the   veins,  strengthening  the hea thy animal functions  '/of the sytsltm, '-theieby making   abtivity/j  necessary result; btienglheiins-j-  the fiame,  ������md giving lifo to the digestive organs, which  naturally demand  increased-oubstance���������rro-  erult, improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman,  of Toronto have given  to the public their  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, andt  gauged   by the  opinion  of  s-cientists.  this  wine approaches' nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All drug������i.-ts sell it.  his'  coffee  as * directed -next morping,, condition by_ their ,use.''  -and watched and-prayed for the -. re- ' condition by their use. ~       ������- (  suit.  'A"t"-tfoon -I "gave'him -inore    nd'l ^ Among, the-many.,who have regain-  also  at  supper.   He never /suspected- "ed health and." strength through the  xa -thing, * and I then boldly kept right '-use oi Dr.'   Williams'- "Pink , Pills;  is  on'giviug it -regularly,-as.I had dis-  ^j1'^*   Ernestine'  Cloutier,    tn-e fifteen  covered , ,.spmethi^_   ,that * set every   Y^v old daughter of Mr. G. A. Clou-  nerve 'in iny body 'tm-gTing with hops   tler-    residing atr No*' 'S    Lallemand  and'';happiness, \ and^I^could-,see 7. a'''-re9t-  Quebec .City. 'Mr'. Cloutierf in  'bright" future spread out,-before, me���������   an-interview withTa' representative bf  ali peaceful,'-happy home,' a1'share* in   the'Telegraph, gave the' following 'ac-  tiie-g6oj_' things,of life, an attentive, .count    of his   daughter's  illness  'and^  loying husband,^comforts; and every-   recovery     ';'Almost ��������� from-" infancy my  vthing���������elseAdearTto a woman'siC,heart;   daughter    had , not    enjoyed'" good  for 'my husband had :told''_ao^ "that   health'? her^constitution being - tof.-*'a  ^whisky  was-.vile     stuff,;and he 'was  u"aii    character'. /;>Ye^ did (,not" pay  Ltaking a., dislike ,to' it; ' It was  only   much attention to her weakness    as  !'-+'���������;-_ +_..���������t:4**'A_ K-t*vr-~.T-v,'-^--.-,.���������-.  tC*���������   we thoueht  (hat she would' 01 itpto-w  and- then ^ sent- lor\ another lot'to���������ner' 'condition: ^For^daySr at a time  , have, oa!hand if. he shouldfrelapse,-as' she was-unable^toHake 6ut*,of^'dt)ors  \\e had done- ���������from,"' promises''before.*,' exercise.' She ��������� became listless, t her ,'ap-  I-Ie never has, "'arid I, am,writing you ; petite'failed her, ^and^as^timW,.went  Otitis, letter to-tell you "'How "thankful   9n shc could, not stand without "sup-  I am./l iVohe'stly believe .it will, cure porting" herself' against'-something,  'the/worsj;--'-cases.<"   ,     . , .and at  times    she wotdd  fall-  m    a  faint.   I  called  in a  dbctb*r,' but' -His  a-  isJ  ^ r   OUveaV     ;  The olive treein'its wild state is a  thorny shrub or small tree,, but when  cultivated becomes a tree 20 to 40 feel'  high, with no thorns. It.lives to a good^  ���������.age.   The leaves resemble those of a  willow, the flowers are small and white  and grow in clusters as grapes do, and  the sfruit  is greenish,  whitish,  violet  or even black In color and generally j  oval in shape.   It is produced in' great  profusion, so' that an old bliye tree becomes very-valuable to'Its owner..   J  '   Among   the  Greeks  the  olive  was  sacred to' Minerva, the goddess of wis-  ,dom/ . It was also the emblem of purity.   A crown of olive twigs was the  highest- honor jthat could be bestowed  upon a'Greek citizen.   An olive branch  was * also ' the symbol  of  peace,  and  the* vanquishedvwho came, to,beg foi  peace * bore   olive1 - branches   in   their  nands.       '"      *>"     , - ��������� * r '  The' American  olive  Is  remarkable  , for-the  harduess.of  Its  wood. ���������-It  is  ' found  as , far/nortl_<-as' Virginia.   Its  fruit is fit'for use, and-its flowers are  I fragrant/        ' -^       ./''*'  ������"'The'fragrant olive of, China, and-.Ta-  '���������"pan has-estremely, fragrant/flowera,  ,, which- are ,used "f or, flavoniig' tea. \\ *  ' MONEY ,SAVED and pain relieved by-  tbe leading - - bouss-hold* remedy, '< DR.  THOMAS' . ECLECTRIC OID-������, small  quantity, of which* usually sufnoes to oure  a cough/heal a sore, out, bruise or sprain,  relieve lumbago, rheumatism, neuralgia,  excoriated nipples, or inflamed breast.  A  TMVELLER'S STORY.  Interview With Mr.' J. H. Ireland,;'  One of the Old' Time Knights  :  ' of the Grip.       ( r f)     /-  'ifJ)  ^%*fP  T  lit-   Vl jflxc  011'a Recent, beens-ion in tlie    ���������������������������  *>lrti-jtiine Provincet���������Ho-tv I)o<!tl'8 Kid-    '"���������  t      ���������������  y    Vi\U .Cam������   to   Hi������   Itelp ���������lligii;^  ,     Words of I'raibe for tliat Iti'iiiedy.   , ,.  "'  1 i,-vj-   '*-il4<'B������S>Sl  land's-'-private*   grip*'was a ^o^^M^M^m  J3odd'stKidney,>ills> ���������the^medicineff^ l������***Wm  -  Toronto, ;June ti7.���������(Special).���������Mr.  J. H. Ireland, the -.veil known traveller   for >hats  and caps,  left"*for   ' the  Maritime   provinces '- one '  day" ilast' r*  week.   Handily  packed/in  Mr.   -Ire-  vir^if^s?^  mous throughout Canada*as a'speci- 'lX^^A%9^}  fie" for 'all, troubles '-of " - the: kidneys^ ������ ^y'f1 T&&MM  When, asked l abqutVbis vexperi(mcer%/1-'(5>v!^3^.  with ythis'remedy, Mr. Iceland >������ -gri*W"',^;/ ������?$&  quite, enthusiastic. "  *S-B*ll  Tomorrow, never comes, they say; '   ;  But all such talk'^is idlcrfgiish,   -   >  For",'when>'we have a-.debt, to pay,  Tomorrow gets* there with a rush:  A grocer in England had written  on "his-window the other day.-"Oiily  freh-laid ' British eggs sold' 'here.'-'  Next morning some joker ^ had-written underneath"* VWe' scorn the. forrr  eigu yoke."   ,.   / .-**���������/'.* v^  -KURD'S LINIMENT IS Uti 6y PlysiClaM.-   " -, - -  SENT-   FREE TO .ALL.���������A sample ,J-*-*--"^*. -  ���������-<.������������������������������������������=������  ^ ������-  uu.���������,   uuo  m_  -package'of   Tasteless^    Samaria pre-!*meciicme  dld  ^ofc help; her- apd     she  sdrlpfidn-SENT FEEB -with full par-{^^s 8rowing weaker than ever.    An-  ticulars-in plain sealed envelope. AH' ot^ier, Physician *was~  then  consulted  -'letters  considered    sacredly (confldeii- I    -  ������ Pr������9ouncerd. her,.case, one of .gen1-  tial.   -'Address The Samaria 'Remedy  eral deblllty. and gave me very little  Co^,j 30 Jordan street, Toronto, Ont.  i        ' j. -  . ,      ' TlrlE    *      ���������*  fftoff-CMstian -Teowance Unioii  ADOPTTHE '       *   '  When pne"' man^ is^' bent bn.'floecihg-  another he" tries'to pull .the wool'  over his eyes)    ?-       -"    ^ ���������'   "    ',   ' '���������-���������  * 1    ^  -l.   *^*" i ��������������������������� ^ j, (  .tyiiere there's a"will there's'a -way  ���������for the'*lawyers to"' get- two-thirds  of the estate.   ��������� . ���������  r- , Kidney,'  Trouble a great'deal then," ^Mr. Ire-'  land "was asked.' ������ *       , , ' .'," '   i        '  "Not a great'deal now,  no/' "re---?  Plied Mr.  ' Ireland,   "I    take Dodd's   ������������������������  Kidney -Pills'* more  as, a  preventive*--"'  than any thing ,else.' But in'the, win-   '.*  ter  of ninety-eight I was',\I -can'-tell''"'*  $<*i#  '*������!  I"was down, -in Nova Scotia -V>  I first used ' Dodd's Kidney., _  I', don't know whether-it "was   u-  The love  that  never  the love of money.  grows,. les������  is'  Never  argue,     with  a.  wasp;,  vsure tQ-carrj^-its point.  it     is  Physicians sometimes enable men t'o  postpone the payment of the debt of  nature. *-  / ���������        '-   Tlie . wealthy lawbreaker usually  gets "less justice for his money than  the poor  one  does.  ���������   little  hope for her recovery.  Some months  ago  while .reading   one of tho vrdaily  papers I  came   across* the  case   of "a  young, woman   cured  by the  use     of  , Di;. t Williams'��������� "Piiik pills,; .so^I^efer-  , mined to  give- them "a ��������� trial ��������� l   After  | she had used about three" boxe's.. the  ���������WiUUllOU.   -LlLUUUlLIliAUi?    (er.    Greatly-encouraged'^-Kthis.   she  POR'the'-CUEE of DRUI-TKBNNESS I contmued to use tl'-G Pllls for, several  :     *          i   *    , j months and now she is tas well as any  T   r_ ' 8irl of her age.    Her appetite is good  ^Letter from-Mrs. George Grant, of ] and she has .gained thmty-fLve' pounds.  Paisley, O-nt./ giving, particulars of in weight. ' Dr. Williams' Pink Pills'  a* cure effected by "Samaria "Prescrip- 'hdve buzlt UP  her sysCfem     and  have  ���������tionj'^.Vesulfcing in its use- and adop- 1 f*** h-l' J?e?li;h������u andn ,a(r-fclV0     after  a.-~    ^    4.1     -o   ��������� ���������>    '   ^ ,      ?��������� d6ctors failed , to', benefit-her.-     T   bc-  tioi^by the-Paisley   \\oman'S/Chris- jlieve ^hat   Dr_   Williams'. Pmk "pills  tian Temperance   union.  .(Coiiy)  Paisley, Qnt., December;,..llth,--19QQ.  The  Samar :a ��������� E ~ medy Co.,  ���������*'  3.0 Joc-ficn Street, Toronto,  Ont.  "Dear S-rs,���������I penned a few lines to  *-ou some tan j.ago,���������as, a member of  th,e  temperance  cat.se,   I' vv-rote     for  in'fbrnfaLion;   at, that time I had -in.  nyy  mind  friends  whose son  was    a Vof constant wearj'nQsst#.,will, fmd> i-e-  gifcat cause 'of anxiety and trouble on ["newed -.health- and s^eng&h ,"in 'thq -use  demount  of  his    -drunken  habits.      I ' of a few boxes, of D'r." Williams' p'ink  SLEEPLESSNESS ia due to uerrous ex/  citement. The delicately constituted, ,ihe  j financier, the business man, and those whose  occupation necessitates great mental fafciain  or worry, all sutler Jess or mote ' from iti'  Sleep is the,gieatrestoier of a worried brain,  and to get sleep cleanse the stomach from  all impurities with :i few dose-- of Pai melee's  Vegetable PHIg, ge'atine cofited, containing  no mercury, and are au*nantced to give satisfaction or the money wili-be refunded.  you  .when  Pills.  the water* down  there,,,' the climate/  riding "so -much in the train or xwhat,  but certuinly'iity kidneys^were-"on the  point     of,-a   'complete , breakdown.  Backache*! ". It   'was' one ' continual-  misery.?.',It,  spoiled  bi  tin  me  .-" And j you   'tfsed ^-Dodd's-, J Kidney^"  V " I" used' -tlie"only remedy "I, kiiew'"  of  that was--a  specific for, the ' kid---  nevs,"   answered Mr.-Ireland. "w"The  first     dose    of    Dodd's'Kidney   Pilla,  seemed to go right to'the spot.     In  a few da'vs I was feeling as well ��������� as   :  ever I did   in   my-life.     They are an-'  splendid    medicine.      I  have, -recom-   *  mended Dodd's Kidney Pills to.scdres' '  ot men on-the road like myself   and  nope  of t/hem -but* have the** warmest '*  praise  for   the  medicine,   being     just'   "  exactly wh'at we need m our walk of *  life,    a- safe,   reliable,     strengthening  stimulant for the kidneys." <    >  mil  *������ c*i#$|l  ,    t.fv   i _��������� * ������r*je������sr 1  Men seldom "'fall jso deeply in love  that they can't climb out**bv the ladder  of  icason.  Ee\engc is the dotibtiul pleasure of  a weak  and  narrow mind.  are   the greatest know n medicine foi  growing^ girls,     and J would advise  their use in all cases similar* to that  of. my .daughter's..",...'--.,,. ......������������������*.   ,'-    ���������*'.  Miss  Cloutier's  story  should  bnng|  hope to anany thousands   , of     other  young girls, who    suffer ^s^.she  did  Those whfa' are   pale, 'lack  "appetite,  suffer, from headaches and 'palpitation  of   the  hearC,   dizziness   or. a  feeling  Pride  has  but two  seasons���������a for-  wa'id spring and an early fall.  Tommy-Pop, what's the difference  between a habit and a vice ">"  Tommy's Pop���������Habits, my son, are  our own frailties; vices are those of  other people.  w It ..takes a blacksmith longer to  shoe a mule than 'it does a' woman  to shoo a hen.  When  s., *kness    results  from     carelessness nature, says. ''I.told .you so,.''  ^.Pro-verb  shell  s   arc, truisms   on  the half-  A  cure* in time knocks    the   undertaker out' of many a 'dime.  sirongly. urged the"frwnds*to~try the |Pills-    Sold *-y all]dealers or sent by  .rem^edy .1 saw advertised in the   To- ) n?ai.l' v������s} Paid> 9-1- 50-<?ents a box or  As_ for Minard's and late no otto.  The     high     premium     on    honesty  proves that it is the best policy.  A handle to  a man's name doesn't  make him any easier to handle.        '"'  A bank,failure naturally upsets  depositor  who  loses  hi->   balunai  the  We have no hesitation in saying that Dr.  J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is without  doubt the best medicine ever introduced" for  dysentery, diarrhoea!, cholera and .-all summer complaints, sea sickness, etc, It promptly gives relief and never fails to effect a pos-  itive'Ctire. Mothers should never be without  a bottle when their children are teething.  When the < horse a man bets on  comes in last he begins to realize  that time is'money.  .ronto Globe. They'did so. "It was  'the' Sama'fia Ileriicdy   'that was  ad-  ni'nistered .ar.d-I-am pleased to in-  .form. the company the medicine was  helpful*, the     young     man     has  not  drank a dzop' s".ncc, breaking'off from  old'" companions, an'd special prayers  on- his '-behalf, * all aided in breaking  the chains. .-   ..  -.At the last .meeting-, of'the W. C.  T. TJ. here,. I introduced your medicine for the' cure 'of tlie liquor habit,  and a .resolution was passed," "That  ���������inasmuch as it-is the aim of this organization to help the poor inebriate,  we.-.should recommend this remedy in  .homes .where persons are addicted to  the use ' of intoxicating liquors."  Now, sirs, wishing you a successful  career in your- noble work, and feeling that assistance can be given in  the precincts of home by the hand of  mother or wife, trusting God may  open ��������� up. useful- avenues for your . labors, Yours very respectfully, ������.,  (Signed)       MRS. GEORGE GRANT,  ' 3n -behalf ��������� of Paisley W. ��������� C. T. U.  FEEE SAMPLE SST^^JS-  afion, testimonials and price sent in plaii  sealed envelope. Enclose 2c stamp. Address  THE*. SAMARIA REMEDY CO., 06rJordan St.  TORQ-NTO, Oniaric  six boxe's fo'tr-*',._2.50/. by V address ing  the Dr." >yilliams'- : .Sfediciuo. ,.Co.,  Brockville, Out.   .      .    ,,.        ���������������."'���������  Some things g*o wiuhbut ' saying,  but the bore usually says without going., ���������' . ,,���������"���������;, ,   >���������  A short sermon oi].~th,e. vanity -of  earthly possessions���������"Shrouds have  n������- pockets." ���������-<...  Thc girl  dressed     in'  isn't necessarily loud.  a' crash  suit  FLAGRANT,  a perfect liquid dentifrice for the  Teeth and Mouth  New Size S0Z0D0NT LIQUID, 2Sc #%*_������������������ A  SOZ0DONTTOOTH POWDER, 25c ~3 llC  Large LIQUID and POWDER, 75c . ������m W  ���������   At' all Stores, or by Mail for the price. '  HALL St, RUCKEL, New York.  Silence may be golden,  but it never J  succeeds   in   borrowing a  dollar.  Every   house   has   its  skeleton,   and  some   boarding   houses   have   several.  'Mrs. Celeste Coon, Syracuse, N.Y., writes:  ���������'For yeari'I could not eat many kinds of  food without producing a burning, excruciating pain in my stomach. I too_ Parmelee's Pills according io directions under  'Dyspepsia'or Indig-evStiQp.' One box entirely cured me. I can now ea������ anything I.  choose, without'dist're'ssmfj me in-the least."  These pills do not cau;e' p un or griping, and  should be used when a'cathartic is required.  MINARD'S LQfiJfMT MfimanVFrleii,.  -,-������������  A. man, sometimesv loses . his head;  _ut a woman seldom.' loses" ��������� her  tongue. . -   .-��������� ''{.���������-���������'��������������������������� ���������  , A! rolling stone gathers no: moss,  ���������but a rolling 'mill'gathers a -.Lot of  dross.       .      ���������  A.G-E_*TTS      WA-IMTED.  We are in need of a  few  reliable Agente  throughout the country to handle our "  GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.  Good-profit aud quick sales.   For particulars address  TilK INCANDESCENT GAS -.AMF   Co.  313 Main St., Winnipeg.  ���������^_������������������^������_������������������������������������������������������ ,      i      ������������������������������������_���������_������������������������������������������������������.^  iLL-IOOLlCAEOOFM 85SJ&J-?  established. 10 years trial. A home industry.  Encourage it. BEWAKfi of American Paper  Felting, which cracks in our climate.' For samples and. testimonials apply to  W. G. FONSECA, (Sole Agent.)  664, Main Street,' WINNIPEG*  .-   Issuer of Marriage Licenses  'HEELEB &} WlhSQWS  ^ Sewing  Machines  Office and Warerooms Q.T������TT T TPAT  243 Portage  Avenue. ������-> ���������*��������� *���������������"... 'iJ-Ci_4A  The     theatrical    deadhead  passed and present.  is   both  A'man -without a conscience is  man ���������without principle. ,  a  The iDreath of scandal is an ill wind  that-blows nobody good. --  the  and  At allStores,orby Mail for the price.    HALI. & RUCKEL,. N. Y. W^udrja^^MSn^uatsaadXiiaas^aoss'i  (J^0S/5I__I__3_!  ' \  II. ',  i  ji>  I,  i  I-s*->UKD    EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Subscription, $2 a year, in advance.  W,. B. Snfoerson, BMtor.  Advertisers who want their ad  changed, should get copy m by  12 a.m. day before issue.  Subscribers foiling ������������ receive Tab  Nk wa regularly will confer a favor by notifying the  office.  .   lob .Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  '    -\ MILK.  We are up against it again.     An  '   irate milkman last week paid  his  sub. and quit, because he  said, we  had said he watered his milk. This  i ���������  is not true, we did not say so, and  what is more we do not earewheth-  er he does or' not. We remember  that, in   reporting   a   police   case  r *      - f -  some time back/we said that one of  the panies'had'begun to .explain  how much water  a certain   milk-  t F *  man used, but had been stopped by  thejudg-3. Now that the affair has  been thrust down our teeth thus  unceremoniously, we will Bay just  what was said oh that occasion.  ''Mr McKelvey then staled that customers had complained of the milk-  ' taan in-question���������we still withhold  the name��������� being so mean, that he  watered his milk, -and they had  threatened to quit him." We do>  not care one pin for aforesaid milk-  man's dropping , his   subscription,  ' but when he does so and howls;  about tHe paper talking about him,  then1 the public should be > allowed  to read what.was said,^hd to judge  of the utter smallnesVof the person  ,who would seek' to t injure those  who don't bother their'heads ,about  him in the least. If any injury  has been done, why not go after  they who have done it?/' Tne opportunity is such a golden one.  A Weary Willy was given three  months forD. & D. Saturday.  The Voice as a Revealer of Character.  t There is no greater revealer of  character than the human voice.  It-is the first thing that strikes us  in a stranger, or in a new acquaintance. If it has L that spontaneous  ring of truth that no training can  impart we recognize its appeal for  confidence. Some voices have the  jar of falsehood, and are as full of  warning as the hiss of a serpent.  The unconscious natural voice is  to be regardt d as , the ' index of  character. To speak promptly and  positively is generally to act  promptly and positively; to speak  politely is to act politely, and to  speak gruffly and rudely is a good  way to make rude action easy.���������  Amelia E. Barr, in the Ladies'  Home Journal for August:  OBITUARY.  Mr and Mrs Farmer have met  with a bereavement in the death of  their little daughter Myrtle, aged  8 months, who passed quietly to  rest on Wednesday .-the 7th, at 5 a.  m. The little one had been a  Buffcrerfor some time and her demise was expected. The funeral  took place on Thursday, at 3 p.m.,  services being conducted by Rev.  Mr Wilkinson. A large number  of beautiful flowers were sent by  sympathising friends.  do -kritw ^At^/vM^^^  e<as  46  4*   ������*r*���������S &������.  J  PERSONAL  Mrs - Russell    is   visiting   Mrs  IT- '     ' '' '"  Nichol. . .  Rev. Mr Dodda arrived by Fri-  day's train.  ,W\ B. Anderson is confined to,  his room with an attack of pleurisy.,,  .   Mrs .Willard   and ,.family   have.  ( 4, ������* _  gone, for a vacation to Victoria.'  .   Mr Thorburn returned from Ren-  ton,Wash. y ' '  Miss Butler from Nanaimo is the  guest of Mr and Mrs Short.  Miss Maitland and Miss Arise  are visiting Mrs Ariley.     ,*, '   !l  air and M������ Bennett have re-  turned from Hornby Island where  they spent their vacation.   -   -  Mr L. Nunns and family, are  haying an outing at'Oyster river.  Mr and Mrs J. Roe have return-  ed- from   a   fishing  excursion   to  Oyster river."'  . .   .<   ���������'  Constable and Mrs Thomsou' re-  turned from Victoria' oiv Wednesday's steamer.- - '*_  Mrs Williams and family left  also by the same train to join her  husband at Renton, W.T. ���������   ?  Mr IV Hor ue   received news   on  .������������������-.- * . *     , _ ������������������  Friday of the serious illness of. his  father at Vanaimo, and left immediately for that place.        " '     '  Mr J., Humphreys of the? wharf,  was up yesterday, accompan-ed by  ex-Chief   Stewart   of   Vancouver/  who is on his way to St. Michael's.  Archdeacon Scriven held afternoon service at Koy's beach on  Sunday,.afternoon for the benefit of,  the campers.  Mr Yates returned to  his - home  in Vancouver   on Thursday, after  spendinS    six    months   with   his  daughter Mrs Beckman. *  ^      *v  Hon. Mr Dunsmuir and  family  with a party of excursionists made  a flying visit to  Union   on   their  way .north."  Mrs J.   B.  McLean and   family  returned from'Abbottsford, accompanied by her father Mr John  Campbell.  Amongst the arrivals per City of  r  Nanaimo on Wednesday were  noticed Robt. Thorburn, J. Slant,  Mrs Russell, G. A. Campbell, Rev.  Mr Dodds, Mrs Livesley, Mrs Tar-  bell, Mrs J. B. McLean and family.  Those outward bound on Friday  were: J. Doney, E Haywood, Mat  Mitchell, Mrs Williams and family,  Mrs Dobbs, Mrs Reid, Mrs Willard,  W. Pollock, A Carlson, Mr and'  Mrs Ashman, John Hoggan, S. Mc-  Kanej Abe Haywood and several  others; v.  CUSTOMS   RETURNS.  Following are the returns for the  month of Aug. 1901:  Imports dutiable, j M"....... .$3,077  free..;...V_..... .     791  Duty collected. ...      816  Geo. H. Rowe, Col.  Victoria   papers  announce   that  on.account of the, continued   heat*  that the public schools will not re-  I open until Aug. 12.  /LOCALS.   ���������������������������-.������..  Mr Parks has, .taken his family  to the beach for the benefit of   his  little daughter's-health. , ���������   ,   ���������  ���������,���������'���������*-������������������' \  , A garden party .will be ��������� held at  Mrs Bridges' farm on Aug. 22nd, at  _ . p.m., under the distinguished  patronage/of: the officers of the  fleet. Selections-on the bagpipes,  songs music and games will be a  feature of the'entertainment. Those  wishing a; good', time  should   not  miss going. , ,For   particulars  see  '        ,,j     i ,f  handbills., >   ���������-. ^      T   ,'  The many, friends of Mrs L. Hall  will,be pleased to   learn   that, she  has accepted the position-of matron,  at the hospital., , The appointment  gives-universal satisfaction.  -,,-,  Ice-cream is buttery when; it ,is  churned before the cream is icy  cold. Turn slowly at first until  the mixtur ebegins to freeze, then'  rapidly for a 'few momenti until it  is frozen.���������August Ladies', Home  Journal.   -       ___   / . .  i      ���������-������������������ ~ **  i <���������  . Don't fail to attend the garden  fete on Aug. 22ndV to be held at  Mr Bridges! farm. Selections from  the celebrated, Xmas pantomine,  '���������Robinson Crusoe" will be given.  . '.Under the' temporary, supervie-  *:* ������������������'-*/,'  j*"    i    ''    J ','     r    'I'.*./  ion of Mr and , Mrs Graijt. the  '���������Riverside? Hotel is, regaining iis  old,time; popularity of being strictly  up-to-date in its. requirements and  accommodations... ���������/' ,';-,, .--  The, duties of a godmother today  aie limited'to making a nreaent Lto  f   r ,\      nf    -.      ���������-'>**      -    - *-"  the mother on the day,of the child's  christening and remember to* send  a small gift to the cbiid now and  then.���������August Ladies' Home Jour-  nal.   '' ''.'".  To Read Character Irom tho, Eyes.  To read a person's character from  his  face    is    an   accomplishment  which few possess, but which many  would like to have.    The. study is  an absorbingly interesting one, and-  has not only an entertaining, but a  practical side as well. . An article  on the subject will shortly,be .published in The -Ladies Home Jour-.  nal,.giving careful details regarding the traits.of character, indicated by, the different features of the  face. v  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's -:. Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his ; Institute, so that deaf; people unable to  procure the'���������'Ear;Djums may have  them free* ^Address No. 14517,  The Nicholson Institute* 780  Eighth Avenue, N:e^-Yorkf-iU-S.A.:  ii  v'    , j,1   in  OOTJl^TS......  DD__  FLAVOR and MOiftURE  ARE THE -CSSENTJAtS  '������"  Ours is becoming ncri^rj for these Qualitiei.  STEAM or  PAN LOAVES  a Specialty.....  CAMPBELLS',  Dunsmuir Aye. if  "'(.  0  2  3  '���������*"  4  6  ������<  ������c  it  t<  '<t  <i  Foot, 5c. pet yard  IOC  t -'r*''  "' I  ���������T sC.   ,    ,^,,v  -       v      -��������� v '"    -    \'\. K :' ' '"  Fencings WireTripm ;5c. to 5 3-4C. |>er lhf:!  Bailing v?     " ���������������;."��������� *���������   v - 5 3-4C  ";i-8 Coil Chain   \     , >    . ^ %c.  ; Navvy WheelbarrbW^,   $2. so ikchi  -"> 4<  <������  s~m  j. NOTICE.  -* s"u       _   *     _  *> 7    F V ^ * t *       * \  " Until further notice,-on and after  August 1st   1901; , sprinkling   or  watering gardens, or premises, from  water mains will,- not  Ibe   allowed'  after 9. a.m., under, penalty^ of hav-*  ing the water tuiued off anda charge  of 12.00 made for turning on again  ���������  Water may be u_ed for gardening  purposes before 9la.m.  in morning  and from 7 to 9. p. ou  in' "evening.,  -K'o-.ho_eor tap to be allowed--to.run[  all night, or������ water-will-be shut off.  No water to be'- used f r m. "���������hy-i  drams for any purpuse iexcept ^ex-  tihguishing fires.  ,. Any person found using waiter  from any other persons faucets will  be, prosecuted.  ^GEORGE STEVENS,  ifgr,'Cumberland Water Works.  ''i  The long delay,ed;*match batween  the Cumberland nindand-the.Nanaimo nine has been fixed to come  off on Friday next and a good game  is   expected.  FOR SALE  Twenty- splendid breeding ;;Ewes.  Apply to JOHN k?URQUHART.  CORPORATION OF THE  CITYOICOIOBRLAND  ;    -^   _3"_r-J_l-_."W.  .   * i  -  ���������< ^_J_B-���������  TO REGULATE THE USE OF   BICYCLES IN THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  Wherkas it is deemed expedient that the  dm of bicjolee ia the city ahall be regulated.  Be it therefore enacted by the Mayor and  Council as follows:���������-  1. That no person shall ride or   drive   a  -bioycle at a pace exceeding six    miles   ������n  hour on ony street or alley.  2. That any person riding or driving a  bicycle shall before the first day of August,  1901, have attached to ������uch bicycle when  so driven or ridden a bell that when sounded can V-e distinctly heard at r distance of  at last 40 yards from such bicycle when in  motion, and such person so riding such bi������  cycle shall sound such bell when passing or  meeting any ether person, whether walking  or driving when hs arrives at a distance of  30 yards eff such other persons so that the J  bell can be distinctly heard.  2. No person shall ride or use a bioycle  on any sidewalks in the city.  4. Any person riding a bicycle shall;  more out of the way of any foot passengers  and at ���������ueh a distance so thai sueh foot  passengers shall not be inconvenienced by-  such bicycle.  f. All riders of bicycles shall pass any  other bicycle or vehicle when meeting, . so:  that such other bicycle or vehicle shall ,bo  on his or her right hand and when passing,  ���������n his or her left hand, and all drivers of  vehicles shall paaa all bicyoles when meet*  ing se that such bicyele shall have ample  reom on the beaten track to pass en his or  kef right hand and when passing on������ his or  her left hand.  ' i. Np person <tkall throw or place on any  street, avenue, lane or public place or. cycle  track any tasks, broken glass or other  sharp or obstructive material liable to injure or delay any bicycle propelled thereon,  or knowingly permit-any snch material 'to*  i  romain on any street,., lane or cycle path in  front' of any Premiaes owned or ooenpied by     ..  hipjorher.    '     .;,.'  '   "; ' v/    ..;-,*-    .Vy,l  -',������ "������*"' "  o' -' *"'   ' v -*.- r.- - -*r '   v ���������  ;1- 7. That any person riding i bicycle shall  have between t_s hours of < sniset and' sun������  rise, during the months "from , the' first': of  October U the Mr.t ef May. isf-'saoh year,  and from one how after sunset t* one hour  before sunrise of each day frens the first day  of May to the tirat d*y of October of eacb  ,        -  ' j   * - ������     l|v-        -i       ^      "  year a light attached to such   bieyele ���������- when ;  so ridden, and/such   light .shall   be.kewt <  ''. "��������� - - * V*j' i'V ' v" "'' '. -r', '* i ���������  lighted nnd bright s<> that it ������*an be desjrly  teen a distaiice pfwSO yards frein Othe   front,.  ot'the bicycle.;;.(^;,;   -, .���������   ';',-.^->T';'.  .". 8. No person shall carry a child������; o*richil-t  ��������� "��������� ���������      T'i**"*1     '������������������-,*'    ���������* ',   ;    'V- a  dren upon a bicyla or.trieyols.y '" " ���������";.' r < -  9. Every rider of a bicycle er trieyelo.  shall at all times.wb.en'rtdi-g.the eamehave>,  control of the vehicle by keeping oasctf^hie.  or her feet.on the pt-dale   end   holding   the) j]  handle bars, and in case a   number ltof   bi*  ,*,     ���������**-��������� -     *      ^-*-  cycles or tricycles, are ��������� travelling .together,  not more than two of them shall be allowed  i.   .    ,     ������������������.,,��������� ',*'*>  to go abreast. .    , .., rt   .'     ;,'fv  -   - '      ' ���������'',(,'-  10. AU  persons   heaping   b|oyeles ^for.  sale or hire shall keep posted up in a con������  j   . *    *   ���������"   <-''* * ���������-���������    ' "'  spicuous place in the store->.in 'which, tbe  bicycles'are kept a copy' of this by-law an I  shall draw the attention of * anylper on hir-  ing bioyoles to the aaid by-law and. regulations thereof. -  ������11. Any person or persons- ^ailty of .sm  infraction of any of tbe provisions of this  by-law'shall upon conviction * before the  Mayor, Police Magistrate; or any Juetiee or  Justices ef the Peace having jurisdiction in  the'City of Cumberland, on the .oath * or  affirmation of any credible witness forfeit  and pay at the discretion of-said1 Mayor or1*  Police Magistrate, Justice or Justices'convicting, a penalty not exceeding twenty*  five dollars and costs for each offence and  in default of payment thereof it, shall bo  lawful for the Mayor, Police Magistrate,  Justice rr Justices of the Peace convioting  a4 aforesaid to issue a warrant under hia  hand and seal, or in case the said Mayor,  Police Magistrate, Justice or Justices of the  Pesos or any two or more of them acting  together therein, then under the hand and  seal of one of them, to levy the said penal- "  ty and costs, or penalt) or   oosts  only   by  distress and sale of the offender <>r offenders,  goods and   chattels;   and   in ��������� efiss ,of   no  sufficient distress to satisfy th-- said penalty  and costs or penalty or costs, it: shall  and  may be lawful for the Mtyor,   Police   Magistrate, Justice or Justices convicting   as  aforesaid, or any;of them,   to commit 'thefl  offender or offenders to the common jail  or  _ any lock-up house in the , City of Cumberland for  any  period, not   exceeding - two  months, uuless the said penalty and Rests, or  penalty or costs.be sooner paid.  Read the first time 20th day of May, 1901.  Read the second time Sah day   of   Jans,  1901..';'. "���������;"*''��������� "v.'-'  Read the third time 17th   d*y   of   June,  ;i9oi.-;:.      .v.'' '������������������%.','  Reconsidered and finally passed ths^'l*a.|h  day of July, 1901; *'    v (  JAMES A. CARTHBW,  Mayor.   f  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,   '  jyl7,3t ; '       aty Clerk.  RU-HI


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