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 t     H  .-NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. c!   WEDNESDAY,   AJGllsT 28, fooi.  WIRE,'NEWS-  r f  , 'Paducah, Ky., Tuesday. Aug. 20  ���������During a very severe storm- last  night, the steamboat' City 'of   GoK  and the placers thereof rejoiced exceedingly, and,, liquidated at Old  Sam's.     -'    ��������� .    >  ���������i _, (  :   ,,TIME  8'' jgpST" Make yonr purchases,of Dress; ,  \ Goods noW and^Save',/25cts' on'V,  3 every $1.00    , '       ��������� c  3      Is not this'a big,saving? '   -  ,  .You^can'save the  same- amount'  and more on many lines of Slioes. ' *  ������ Laclies   Blouses    and .White      %  "Goods we are offering at Prices'    <m  \ to Clear them out. .     .        "\      <���������    {[������  ������J   ,;���������: ~       -   '      im  jg������_y"On Men's ���������nd-Boys^Clothing   r  <?((  '),ou.can also save 25 per cent '   "     M  -  ; ���������, j     f,        . ^      ,<f  ," Many otherdines are'beihg offer-',  : jj$L  *ed>t $0_; PRICES^ Y'/\ o A      *'     W  conda capsized'while trying to land  at Cro well's six'"miles from" this  .city. ** The boat turned over while -  the passengers ������������������ were at supper.  There weie about sixty-persons on  board at the time ' and > tiiirtv-five  are drowned dr missing. J~  Capt. Jesse Bauer and Pilot E.E.'  Peck succeed in rescuing many peo-"  pie.    Capt. Peck stated^that 'when  the boat struck there-,'1 was no  time  to escape. - She went'down   on her'  side in,te__ eet of .'Va'ter.     ��������� A *-lew"  xlu'ngUo a yawl and2, reached "shore.'  After,, tbe ;wind had-.subsided some-  ���������what those s>f   tlie'Jcrevv, who'' had  feacaped '.row"pd to^r the* "wreck,  .but '  found nonne-aud'of allJ,the^wo*fi.en  biirJbbf4i;M diily^Mrs'Ha')den.'wife'fof  'tho engiiieer, is known.ftvhave been  saved.   'Capt. Peck"stages that'the  books"wiir'have toXeTfoiiud beforev'  it.Van be de'errnmed lioV'manyare"  During the afternoon, the business places in town, at'the' request  ,of   Mayor   Carthew, > closed   their'  premises from '1 toJ5-p.m:, to allow '  , their employes'to attend the sports/  All joined in this with the, solitary  .exception of Messrs Waller & Part-  ridge,and 'much   speculation   was'  rife' as to the reason of f hese gentlemen's keeping aloof from the public  when1  a'1! else    were   desirous7 of  ^meeting for a jolly  afternoon.     It  was not.compuisory on any one to  close" and attend, but* it' speaks .ill'  ���������for  the-(> harmonious   relations' of'r  "business men when one firru'earinof  'agree������with the views' of all the /rest  "on the"subject of'a holiday. /   ^ "  t r,,The flagship's band  Was 'in- -at-,  teridance'ih good^tiifie", and'd'ehgnt-  ed all with their'excellent playing,  the ,?only ' complaint   being-  that  there was^oo"little- of "it,-'and * we  reahy think   that���������Mr, Fontenazzi  . might well'have been  more   lavish  j of his band's artistic gifts, ."without  Song, Sent.���������-Poor Old Joe.-, f:  .St   r.S.i.   . ��������� A.Brigg*  Song, Com.���������Mr Morton. Stop '  ' Your Courting.. ;.D.- Bullock  Song, Sent.���������TheMoon Behind  '' the Hill.. :.r........ .J. Day  Song.Com���������You'ye     Got    a/.'"  Long Way to Go/:..-. W.  Silk  Sdhg. Sent.���������Old Black Jo������:.' '"  '   ' '"   . "    t"V������������j������a   '  ..............      .....w.    JL ALfTEf  Song,   Com.���������Baden-Powell's-  vScout '.,. -E. Higgins >  Songl Sent.���������-Santa  Claus...'. /   v   .G. Whitcombe^  Song, Com.���������Goo-Goo -Eyes.: .   : .i... .H. O. Penfbld'  Closing,Chorus���������Who's that-������."' -^  ., Calling r..-.'.,.. ;. .vV. .^Tronpe-  /ff'i  i-  h.  +* * 1  'C.  .   ���������' ���������>-  ���������  r  ���������������'.;  \>  *  ,���������  PART  II.  -���������������������  i  *%>>   *  *'  ' f ,  <  ^variety: /  1*  >  'fc-  .-.1 -  I  / f    *  -V  '  j*< ^  -j- ^  l"7    \  'i"_  t  /i. ;-  A  / I;  ������   --f  Song and Dance  .P. O'ConnerV  ���������* n"^1  ���������* '^  .-f    i1,_������f  -.!',,  );,&{ r Agents foi .McCorinick Harvesting Machinery:^,     ���������', f7" 6... , "'^T������������  *l<si-   Write for price,- and .particulars/ .* P.' 0.- Drawer ,563.' 1"^.-.* r      ^  ,$_S-^_^__^S^_3_^i__^^__eg_S^gg%22 __^S������ggsfe  lowingi'is   the list" of  events" and  prizewinners'.  '    v %\ ' " "--_ >r'";;   l'  ���������lOOydToot race-fist, "W'.^gcottj,  ^^������s^?gg^^_5.^^=_??^^ S?^_^^_^^@3^^?^^_gS_2__g_^  ilFMR  lost:;. *   "��������� y,,A     " v r'  r-       y'    0 "   j  ";H. EtWorter'anarN.-S; .Quarter-    ^urting"them, and. to . the.-greater  nou^oY^Hampthh;1^.;' escaped     Batibfaction of their listeners.    Foi-  through ;������. cabin -window.   v        "-"'  'The Cijry-ol Goicondapplied   -be-  .tvv'et _- this cityrand^E-lizabethtown, *  -111 v^Sho^was'valued 'at $25;000iai,d������  h .*��������� d'-bqeik'dn- the ttra^e>ey eral-ye-trsr.*'  * "Ca'pt.>tFesse Bauer* said:.    '������.\   ! isV  .-nr"Iii riiy7 opinion1 the;people in^the'  'cabiiuwereIdi owned ina'tantl3';-a& -I-  did not hear ..a -���������' scream t come 'from  the_cal)in.   'Usually. in,7 sucht-acci-k-  dents a V team boat - will '"ro'ck? bjck  a'nd.forth several.Times Before turn-  ingvover  but the   Golconda j.went  ovijr without any of this, and it all  happened so quickly that   it   ib   a'  wonder any ot us got out alive."1  2iidrG.:Dfaytoii:V* ' ��������� V; -'     -    v" - *  Hidf miie bicycle:race���������?lst, Wat--,  ',*���������"������*-..- --:���������* ���������'.-i     .. 7 ,\-.. .j  .son: 2nd-, Booth. "���������*���������.- ���������"���������"; *-'-������ .."-*e*.s./4'  : Obstacle^ .race���������1st,.; ^   , vt; - 2nd, -  Dravtonv  ,t,  _      *t       ^  when you waNT-  Furniture, Carpets,    Lin-  oleums, Wallpaper,  t        Or Anything in the  _fc will PAY YOU to Correspond with us. We'-Manufacture or Import in Car Lots and carry the Biggest  As-o. trnent in the We^t : >K  OUR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE ON REQUEST   ^  COMPLETE FURNISHERS. VICTORIA, B.C.  23S_S@g_iPte: _S^r^z&s&Zg^ ^  Direct from  the   Gait  Knitting Co.  TIGER BRAND  for Boys, Youths k Men  Also New Clothing consist ing of  Suits. Pea Jackets, Boys Short and  Long.Pants, Fancy  Vests, etc.,.. a>t  The pnpulatioir������of our- town has  lately been .increased by. several  'members. Mrs H. Creech, the  .daughter .of our respected townsman, Mr B. Mellado, is-the mother  of a girl. Mrs^Wm Anthonv of.  ���������another, 'vhile Mrs Alex- Gray,  presented her husband with a boy.  The town is rapidly filling up, .   o   STAVY , DAY.  The  sports ,on   Saturday   were  fairly attended,  but owing,    it   is  said,   to  the   flagship   having    le-  ceivfd orders  which  changed   her  plans   materially     regarding   her  ?t������y   in   Comox,   rrot   nearly   the  number of men were at  liberty  to  attend as was at  fust anticipated.  Two o'clock v\ ���������s the  hour   set   for  beginning, but as most of the  visitors did   not  reach   here   until 4,  proceedings were  delayed,  and,   it  was found impossible to get- off all  the events on the programme.   The  football match, Navy   vs. Cumberland,    was   hotly  contested,   and  when, at half time, the  score stood-  2 to 0 for the Navy. Lhe little  dollars wnich ihe staunch sports   had  placed on   the  Cumberland   boys,  began to look like loots.      In    the  latter half however, amid fast play  and rare combination work  of the  Naval team, the Athletes   scored  4  goals, alikicked by our wee.Tommy  Wjhyte.,   Then   the   little, dollars  loomed up   like   pounds   sterling,  Foot race, costume���������ist> Silk;  ,2nd, Peufold. .    . - - .,_<   ��������� _. ,  Bicycle costum" race���������lst^ .A.  Wdtson;2nd, H. Wren( h.-  Half mile- foot - race���������1st, Scott;'  2nd, Wrench.  As advertised, the doors of the  hall were oppned at 7:15 for the  minstrel show, but here again the  people of our town were ' to -blame,  for v\ith'-their customary dilatori-  ness they did not enter cthe building hVsumcient numbers to allow,  a start to be made' until nearly 9  o'clock, giving a weary wait to  those few who came in near the  given time. Then however, the hall  filled rapidly.  Wefailtosee  why   Cumberland  people seem to think it the   correct  >thing to  keep   peiformances,   and  dances back to such a late hour by  non attendance.  The troupe acquitted  themselves  very creditably, the dancing being  especially good.     Mr Hamilton, in  the Highland   Fling   und   Sword  dance, giving   his  many   countrymen of this   place  an opportunity  of peeing Scotch dancing of rare excellence.    Mr O'Connor gave a good  clog, and Mr St-nnouj-e'gave indisputable proof of  his being   master  of thc sailor's .hornpipe.     Unfortunately, tho music chosen   was   accented   in    a    manner   evidently  strange to him,  and   as   a   consequence be could not acquit himself  to full satisfaction.  Messrs Bnggs and Wrench's  tomahawk swinging wes much appreciated also. Following is the  programme:  PART; I.  Opening Chorus��������� Ohio  States    Troupe  Irish  Comedians.  t        1    * ���������    ���������--_ "jC  <    "���������, /. Messrs Wrench and Bullock;  Highland FJing.\':>. wV'Hamiitoa^Vv/ ^ \->M  Song,, comic.' [..T: G. Tkrgeti , V   -\[' / > _l  Toraahawk Swinging. \. S\ .���������. Jj, - ^, Sy   * ; -r>4^W  _.. .Messrs;Brigga and(,Wrench t ..' ]    :Sr%  Hornpipe R. Stenhouse Kri -      ' ^ *&i4,  Sword Dance.t...... W; Hamilton  ' ���������Interval,-  ^ ri,r%'A  t " 0- ', -X \*  :[.   '������������������ -_' ^ j\7/%������������\  -   ,*''-.     .'���������'',    i.'.f::_  7"i.. "\ r& rf i ~ ,- >"':: 1 :&������  ^A1'THEXf&CAbuAGENCYi^:.  - - v . -;-  -:,-;'-'^^chakacters:',-: ^>'Sc%]:.\&S' >K|irf  ������-.������'^i  'MrDashnm, ManagenT: G. Targeti  "^ ^-;X^  Wobbles, Office, Boy,(and.Dashv:'-^" 'i -Lh     "  'turn's Legal Adviser".-. :.,V'.S- -'"     ^   ;>  % .. ..r-. ; ."V. .H; O. Tenfold-; '   l   'i  . - t������ - ���������  Bt os. Mack, Aerated Toffs ..'.&*-. - > ,s."  : .-Messrs Wrench'and Bullock:"j'^   - "  t - ���������-  .  Mr.Haidup, a Tragedian...... -���������   T ,   ." R. Stenhouse  Tim Squibs, a Musical Niggers '      *���������'    *   -   \-... ;'S.- Broome' _.  Miss Buttercup, Soprano Sing-   .;/  er .V...W.  Bilk  Bluebottle, a-Teetotal Copper/ ' ;..���������   f E. W.Smith   .;   God Save the King.. v., '  Interlocutor,  A.   Briggs;   Presi- -   i  dent, Lieut,  Bromley;  Manager���������  '  H. 0. Penfold; Assistant Manager, .  T. G. Targett; Stage Manager,' R.  Stenhouse. - 1     .    N * ' o  PROTECT THE GAME.  Two  Young*  Men Given  a   Lesson  Which. May Be a Warning to  Other Offenders.  In the   provincial   police   court  yesterday   two   young   men   weie  charged with having game in their  possession at Elk lake on Sunday  lapt, having been caught   by   Constable Cox.     The  magistrate imposed a fine  of   $25   each,   which  may have  the  effect  of   deterring  others from shooting game  out of  season.    If there is to be any game  left in the* country the slaughter ol  the voung birds before the opening  of the season must be stopped, and  there is no better way than by im*  posing heavy fines.    That imposed  yesterday was heavier   than   some  that have been imposed, but  there  is no reason in a case of the kind,  where there is  no possible, excuse  for the shooting, that i.he lull penalty should not be imposed -Colon_tfe_... f   a       '
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A' Story of the golden
Fleece. 'Y   - -
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, &ee��s������s����_^����<������#��#_'
... -He listened  to  the peculiar, rhythm
'Of  t!:e  tom-tom's  bellow   liotc---;,  (and
'drawing his horse  a.fcouys.tlo thc slcod
of 'hi'i  employer,   informed   the  artist
that they   v>/.'re -within  a  inilo/pnd  a
'half  of   the 'great  'kraal   which  'TTast-
, iims  had   so   minrlely ' do-r.cr.rhrd,  and
lliat   the   beating' of   rhe  dumi    'was
the  signal  lor a  4rand   powvi'ov:     or
council  known  tis  an   induba-,     wh.jch
-vva<s never  called > uiiIps^  tho  warriors'
mcantvto  e.o   to  war,   or  some  grave
.peril threatened  the village.
That 'they- could -' not/ longer use
-their mounts was eVicJoilt ;_o J every _
memoor ot the party. Tlie denger ot
discovery v.rould be too great in the
first place, and if-. ���!Jp.\vere.��noL-sufficient inducement to c&ur.e a'desertion,
tlie nature of theVgir'oun'd -made ltiiin-
_p6ra,iive. ' ',' ���-.-< \.   '��� ,
'Gradually the country" had" grown
more broken as they entered ��� among
the'hills,' for it? is u., such sections
'tlu* natives with- a'n- aye" ,to> .security
from ' hostile demonstrations' locate
their collection of conical.- hu_lsvVvhe:i
then coin so chaiKed/^' lead -them
tinder 'the shelter, of ���J forest. th,c,
tunc led unc*-grov th proved .a, # decided barrier which onl,^ L.l_d3o'eX
wonc'eriul ingenuity had thus far e:-
ablca them to bafl.e
-��)o  it .was v ��dec,idyd   to' cs.'l^a, T.n.1'.
-und lea\c the In ; C'-s'NvnV'.r^. Liio < !i u1--,,,
��of t'he(doci.or.   who _. i��)ai ed> in 'ch'v ii:
���when  lie  ho.nd thc  \<:di..t,  bi:h,-v>-
_d hinvjeh  too good a si-lcad. ;(���:aiy
tnv  ! u'aiC)Pr Ji1.h\I;\cc..-~
itit'/u   lodcc.  in places or'y a couple
of feet wide.'
To tumble over the edge would
bring about double danrrer, for not
O'dj- mk'ht a man run the chances .of
having his wretched lirams dashed
out on the sharp-pointed rocks below,' but his eppearar-ce was apt to
in\i��e a general onc laui-'ht from scores
of dark skinned  wamors.   ecser      to
o verve  au  insult to   their   grad.
Wheal Katt's on Each Si��J<- of tlie boundary   rijue.
Uluusoe- (a Hi
*b llWiil't'llo&f \u
to note tie pr-c^JnMti'-'i; oi * >o s.uv
tif. well "^ tic i u id". i'/i'-.-> \. c r.rclj'avj-
/low, ior ""should'IJy-'." huve .. bo'vuns'
,pack of blj^ji��\yt.f.i-ior. at thd.r necJf-
on their iCvCiri'.'lTl -".rV'.;.! lc a u\? -
-ter of /t: eili ���vloiss ttL.',; a^jiier^e- .<���_
vLhcm to .U'? ab'lc l'>"i".io' a ^eolu ���
ior their ���ro��^'5<' lit^y tl;e'ba.:\s or
which they mi.,I.l bid then- euejine
defiarce. * '        "" '��.'(>    /,<   .
,     IFastn r*/i/\w,ta, '.v..    a.opes'0Mo-rr,r
���_tiles 4 tii'""!*^  lvoi'*;ninci      to i.^L-p ..' '
tdoct'or   cm nj>.  ' i.iV h^s ' 1 rnc'-S    \'_'-
.and  eve, ���:. .ast, D'./t  a  ft"i!'- ilnrt     r
^}la.t d^iec.;'!'''/!-',' l~l!  the 1'ttlo rati.i.l
a.st Th.Cl  set  ],ip,/  i"    c.     ; poii   ..can.*-
pai" m!>   .   tlie ��� '���c\pmjiliv_ln,     wilh     .7
Frai clivJifiVs, v/pcrb   d.. dam   ior     ti >
peril   n.'ol\od,   aid   could   i.ot   'e  i'i-
ductcl !.<./ rciite'(���_., -be'l.i"..!."
ylev   that   Wi
ser\ice,   t^ey
pre^cr.ce  to  anv  h.r' n
*i i cautious     reith
Veteraip .f r-w ' >oj t,
MO   i'1
mi 't.
lot-l.ed a?ter in. or-
u1* ior !inmedi."'U
i,   i oi   uctrvy  r bei:
<,.   v -uniiy
fir    under st
by a,
-all the irnkf. of t,-.cir
So tlys- doi-toi; wa;, 1
tlie ;,\k
the tt'r
o lo and
. ,.!.->   joii   bel.ii i        i
o'f "t!Ve  hiiscj.  aud   i*i \ ^ W d.
hf.itoe. <- a;H lo\ t   o:
li   ed in  the direction
whe'ice c���mc ti <? miillied  i otcs ot  tin
war drum
Jij i I'll  '
���inetmct.   o^
c i
a direct
'er  t *   ��� . c. ��� I soil t
r.tia' M   ki.f-v    tt om
\   ta<> rc^'-.o i v.'os
a.l   ; h- . a  v. ci e     fis,-
, npi r- .n'ci  i; 'ie   a'=
'Z   t   'v ii-    P"0 'i    h'
XiOiiCle^M'.^h-fl   '.e   iiiee_a'it  elaruni
'���of. tie  to--:    n    c.Miii-'g  ir om  be\ ond
^mounted  t-e Vj'e  pa.t>   lad a viea
mounted   the   n'Jle   p.. . I   b'd   a   \ lew
lywh -'"'  v. ai,'i.  L^rt. in!/  la.'.e thullrd
jbstacle  i6i",'
'his foviiiu- e
a A'oleaii'c <.
srA^J^ilii-' ,}��� -
���well as c. r.-:
i> .i  "
jo  a"
v\  'it-
es   I .
"ei n ' <
i r
toier 6lc^^
a .,
the  ?.latabele
ken   to
_61nc-i,ruc'ii'd.   out
���vri't'^d' -\v r-uflerfiii
The ]Jreal > -was   bqi^et
���lircA i^i\'-ti  eac.t^c.ie ea i ���:
Y lyC.ep v! c i* 'aw a-,   from  Hie a fl
' hi'it^/v. f -ivli,- \%<sysi   ior  the  n.<-st \n'r\
of   ri s-hc.   a"d   "ra.-s
na.iiceme-.tb   for     a
'-"'"'-bkra.     ', _ ,
Oi a confle.giat'on in particulu nn-
1 ���'.mediatelv atuvcted the uttertion of
our .idxenlru ei t, on acio.iut ol its
size M-.l the f-c! I'.iat a. host of nio�� -
ivy fn,rr.s .s-\ n ed lo be f.athercd ia
it.s munedia tt   \ i>.!. 11 %
"The      po'-.-u-oA1"     said     Bludsoe,
fp-irrtK ,   wairh.   g   ihe  ai.iinat efl scei e.
���'The.v   v.-e. e   '���ot        I is'ed   w.lh   such
..-���a distant  view.  11 ar;tings  kept at  the
���si'de  of   the cowlioy   leader,   for,  as  lie
I'-lia-d.-.b.enn   lliere  before,  and his mem-
ory .r;ei;-. ined     all   the     salient  points
_vco.icTr.iiiu?C tie peculiar  topography of
"the country around  tlio  v<dcar,o   Ivro-'
���.������'���.'ka<t'o,vhe could be of great value as a
iii'en.vor..    ���.-.'''���
'"    " ��� Thus-'they ..climbed  the  face of     the
: liill,   making   sure   that   at   no     time
���'������'could   their"'-presence be  discovered by
���the  irathemig ��� irhjds.   and   by   degrees
-flrawing iigaA\er'-'^"JCe��shelf of rock upon
���which  TIar.l.i:'r,s.-jJih(r    ,M/ Jules     had
��� ''.-crouched'*when_'iMie; fair   '\priestess   of
������ the Zambci.dL appeared so suddenly to
* their wondering eyes'.
T.ord Th-uno \yas. evidently laboring
under the most.' .intense > excitement,
but he said. J.Htie or nothing, yet his
grip tipon .flfe deadly Winchester he
e.-u-r'iert<-v^iS pregnant with great pos-
When  finally the shelter of the rocks
.bad been  gained,  they began  to creep
;'aroi;m!   toward   the  shell   from  which
a   Km',  view  of the  great fire  and  the
gathering  warriors   could   be   obtained.
To stand up would be to run a
grave chance of discovery" from those
below, hut by creeping on their gands
and knees they were able to make the
nerilous passage in safety.     It was a
f.uch they would ,surpl- reckon the act
of sp3'ingjupon theJ iudaba.
; Eyen Monsieur Jules mace the journey in safety���indeed, he seemed to
have leas trouble than J'-ord .Bruno,
who beLiiM hen\ier in build proved less
agile  than   the  Gaul.
"At last the six had retched "the
point for which thev aimed, and thus,
far nothing had occurred to'give the
enemy an inkling of their presence,
which could be set down as a very
fortunate  thing  indeed. (
By this time the" racket below had
grown to such lcarful proportions
that it aroused the most.intense curiosity, which ,they aivtii'cd by crawl
ing to the front," though Jim Bludsoe <-
whispered a hoa'isc warning onanist
any onc showing more than^ tlie tip
of" his' nose beyond the line 'of rock,
for those blacks w.cre keen of sight,
like all people born and bred in the,
wii derricks. - '
The spectacle ..that gr.eofed 'their
gaze was ona never to be forgotten,
and even the "'most gifted of pens
would fail to do the sub.cet justice,'
with, the flashing firelight, the adia-
cent huts so* strangely formed, the
circle of black women and old_ men,
and tho,se who took part in the coun-
Cll. ' ' t ' i
Hundreds of blaclc and- powerful
lookina warriors came pouring down
past."thf kraal gates", dancing in, thp
most grotesque manner as 'jthey advanced toward the council firr. in
crescent wedges, and making the most
unearthly and awe inspiring, noises/
Over their shouXJei-, x-a'ch warrior
wore a peculiar liabric ^pf jet/ black
osu ich'feathers m a so_t ox hood that
Haunted-amd wa%edras if imbued with
mysterious life c\ cry time therwearer
made a sudden movement.
Around their, foreheads-were circlets
of tawny fur, taken- perhaps from the
lion's skin.* with long, steel-colored
crane's feathers floacmg above.
' About their loins, were hung a
variegated collection of monkey and
ca't slcins,. which dangled . in long
SLi-ips, the tails almost sweeping 'the
ground. The most striking feature ol
'their attire, howc\er, were white and
wavy tints of ' o::-tail hair, which
banded their arms and legs after tht
fashion in vogue among the Zulus
'These", with a wonderful shield of rhinoceros ride and1 assegais,' completed rhe terrmc ensemble. '-
As they poured into the circle some
of 'ilhom.rpt.ried like cats or growled
like wild beasts while others chanted
in low", rolling monotones,<? and all
of them kept up an incessant rattling
on1 their parchmentrbke shields, the
tom-toms adding'to tbe ..general din.
Taken collectively the racket was terrible enough to almost freeze the
blood in the \ems of a white pil-
When all had gathered dn a great
semi-circie. with thc fire m the midst,
still keeping up a monotonous chant
that woulcf ring forever and a day in
the ears of those who eagerly looked
on, a'tail buck suddenly spiang into
tho open where all eyes coald behold
his sinuous twists and curves, and
bee.au a oantomine to illustrate
wnat a terror to the foe he would
be in  the day  ol  battle
He leaoed high into the air with a
venomous thrust ol his assegai that
would ha-^c dm en the terrible weapons through an ox Next he would
crouch as though creeping upon an
enemy, to suddenly bound erect,
strike with his weapon, aud finish
with a whirl that would ha% e done
credit to a dervish.
A second joined him in the ring, to
be followed" by a third, and prcsent-
lv there were a dozen leaping and
labbeimg and spitting imaginary
loos upon then keen-pointed assegais.
Those who obsei\ed this remarkable scene could not withdraw their
c\\es, such was tire horrible fascination that appeared to chain them,
(liaduallj the ring cleared, as the ec-
eentnc dancers weaiied of th. .f fantastic quick step movement
But the end was not _>et.
A single I'gute advanced with the
oddest side leaps or springs lmagm-
anre. Bludsoe     w hisj ercd   m   J.oid
B.-uno's ears that this was the w itch-
dot tor or high priest, a crafty
schemer whose power over thc people -was1 even greater than, that exercised by the war chiefs themselves.
By 'moans of these eccentric bounds
this high priest, black and horrid,
made ' the round of the Ore, singing
the most terrifying chant that ever
racked mortal ears.
' He was partially .'.covered-.'.with
gree-grees, or .charms, consisting of
human bones, : small gourds containing pebbles of gold, and balls of human hair and bird feathers. Taken
in all he looked like a worthy satellite of the Old Nick, running, loose
on earth in a search for souls, and
this was doubtless the very idea he
meant to .'convey, since his prime object .in'life was to terrify- those who.
believed him'in league with the great
god .M'limo. In his bony -hand this
demon-like dancer held a small wooden idol which he waves in the air
from time to time as though invoking the good will  of th:  oracle.
{���so BB-GOswi-raa��.]
, A New York paper, which' seems'to
be interested in decrying Canada, allows that there is every promise of a
magnificent crop in Manitoba, but
takes upon itself tor,say that'the
Manitoba fanners ''will receive precious little benefit as the proceeds
will be devoured by" ithe' Canadian
Pacific monopoly,' whose rates are
exorbitant."      , '
.Without- doubt Canadian Pacific
wdieat rates are higher than rates
for a corresponding distance in East-,
"ern .States and the Eastern States,
but this is merely saying that 'rates'
m a new and sparsely settled < region
are higher than rates'in older and
.more thickly populated countries,
which is not a grievance peculiar to,
Manitoba. A fairer test is to see how
rates from Manitoba to Fort William
compare with rates from Minnesota
and Dakota to Duluth.
Here, too, one would expect to find
Manitoba    rates    somewhat    higher.
While wages are practically the same
m Manitoba as  in Minnesota and the
Bakotas, ' thc cost of rolling    stock.
,luol and railway supplies generally is'
dearer  in Manitoba.  Moreover,  those
states   contain   a  far   larger   population' than    Manitoba,   the    output  of
grain from -them wiUh the volume of
return freight from Lake Superior is
very  much" greater,   and,, the   amount
of    local    traffic   more    considerable.
Nevertheless,(rates    from    Manitoba,
that is, the rates in force last", yeaiv
to-Fort William compared - very favorably   indeed  with 'r���tes   from Minnesota  and  Dakota to  Duluth.
- A glance at the map shows that the
wdieat belt south 'of the line is considerably neaier  Lake 'Superior  than
the wheat belt   of   Manitoba, which
may be said _to begin, at Winnipeg, or
rather aH, Portage and Brandon.      It
is   impossible,   therefore,   to' compare
rates   mile   for   mile.-    For   instance,
Deloraine, an important wheat point
in. Manitoba," is1 629 miles from Fort
William,  but if for purposes <.of .comparison,   we1 sought  a point    on the
Great Northern, Mr. J.. J. Hill's road,
equi-distant  from Duluth,   we would
find     ourselves    landed in    Montana,
where no' wheat to speak of is grown
and   where,   consequently,   no. special
rate is quoted.    A nominal local rate
for wheat is. quoted, ^but it. would be
clearly unfair  to the Great .Northern
to compare it with Ithe through rate,
on'the Canadian Pacific from,, Deloraine' to  For.t- William.     -It - is' necessary,   therefore,    n   order   to   be .perfectly   ilist  to1    confine     ourselves   to
rates   from  points   in  Minnesota and
the Dakbtas that are well within the
wheat  belts' of those states;   m otlfei-
words, to compare rates on. the shorter hauls  of the  Great Northern with"
those on the longer hauls ot the Can-*
adian Pacific. t
The Great Northern is selected for
comparison because * it used to be
charged that thc Northern Pacific
was in league with the Canadian Pacific to oppress the farmer. The wheat
tariff in force last fall on the Great
Northern was known as G.F.O. 14.00,
winch took effect on August 1, 1898.
with three amendments dated May
and Dec. 23, 1900
by   C.P.K.   to   Fort   Wil-
A Careful Motlier.
. This is a story one woman is never
tired of telling of a mother whose child
had been .ill with scarlet fever. She
always emphasizes the fact, too, that
the mother was possessed, upon ordinary occasions, witli' good sense and
would be called a more than ordinarily
iIntelligent woman. She was, too, a
more than ordinarily careful mother,
and it was as an illustration of 'thia
that she told tbe story of (the care of
her boy to the friend who now repeats
it. Not as much was known 'about
sanitary conditions then as, now, but
it was not in a time,of primitive ignorance.    , '
"'I always believe In taking .tbe greatest care to' prevent contagion in any
disease," said tbe mother,' "and with
the fever 1 was extraordinarily careful. JVhy, when the skin began to
peel I rubbed tbe child down with'my
bands every day to remove every loose
fragment, let it fall .into, a clotb. and
then' 1 gathered" it up carefully and
shook it out tbe window."     __
The listener to that story lauglredo
then and there, to tbe 'great surprise
and indignation of the mother, and
laughs now at tbe .ridiculous ignorance
Qt a woman ,whOiclaimed to have even
<* vestige of'common sense.'
20,  Nov   3,
liana .
A rn._le as.a-J-iire saver.
The mine mule knows a thing or two
fluite as well as does the army mule.
In one of the mines in the Pittsburg
district the ever' patient mule proved
himself possessed of an almost human
sense of coming danger.   One morning
when the full shift was at work there
occurred an  unusual thing.    The air
currents  had   seemed   defective,   and ���
there was a" restless feeling among the
miners, something like the uneasiness  .
of'live stock before a storm.'.A few
days   previous  a  chamber   had   been s
closed on account of gas, and the men
were 'instinctively   thinking, of .what  ,
that might mean.    Suddenly there was
��� clatter'of hoofs,, and a mule appeared.    Its longjears'were quivering, and
its intelligent'eyes.were full of terror.
It gave a shrill bray and then was
gone down the entrj-, broken traces flying after it.    The men looked at one
another, and then the feverisbness of
*1be air moved them with one impulse.
Dropping picks, they fled precipitately,"
making a headlong dash through the
labyrinth'for the open air.. With scared '
faces other' miners joined them,  and .'
while  they, were  wondering  what it  '
ell meant a dull, deep explosion went
rumbling through the _ollow .back of ,.
them, .followed by wave'upon wave of
noxious vapors.   Then'they understood.
-When the bodies of the few'poor men/.
who   had   been   hopelessly   entrapped
were-recovered, another was, tenderly *
carried out with theirs���that of the lit-
tle"gray mule thaj sounded the warn-'\
' '
-v"-'-'LI'-\" . '_ .k
Company K,  Scots Guards, now serving In
Ilamsmitli,' formerly . of   the   ttlst  'Grey
, Batt., a former "resident ��f Mcaford.
Winn peg
Miles. 100 pds
  426 14c
Carman     _8<L 15  '
Emerson       45)0 !.".
Gietn.i        416 15
Morden    :   507 15
Brandon     559' v   16
Killamey    590 16
Boissevam    60S 16
Deloraine      629 18
'l       v  TalU Killed a Bear.
-' "I suppose.',' said'the barber to the
mau "who was wearing a bear's cla\v
on   bis   watch'  chain���"I   suppose  you
killed, that boar joursolf?"
.    f'Yes, 1 did." was the reply.       , .,
"Was it a grizzly bear?" a   '
"It was." '
"A big one?"
/ "About the size of a 2-year-old steer."
"Gee'whiz! How many bullets did it
take to kill bim?" ' ���
"Npt any at all."
"Brain bim with an ax?"
"No. I talked him to death!"
It took the customer 15 mirmtes to
got the rest of his <diave, and during
that time tbe b;u-y��r didn't speak another word.������_cbange.
Uncomfortable   Seat.
Morrell ��� Ever'y rose has. its thorn.
For instance, a man may reach the very
pinnacle of fame and still be nnhappy.
Worrell���That's   not   surpnsrn.
you ever sit on a pinnacle?���Philadelphia
100 pds
14   c
Dakota and Minnesota by G. N
to Duluth .
Crookston    263
Grand Porks     288
Fargo     308
Gratton   32S
St.Vincent   (opp.   Em-
son    354
Neche   (opp.   Gretna)..  369
Walhaila     376
St. John (opp. Killar-
ney)    450 19
Bottineau   474. 19
The rates on thc Great Northern,
given above, are pronounced reasonable by the state railway commissions as well as by the interstate
commerce - commission at Washington. This, being the case, it. is hard
to understand how any fair-minded
newspaper can say, that Canadian
Pacific rates are exorbitant, 'or .that,
by comparison with the��farmers of
Dakota and Minnesota, the Manitoba
farmer ;s  in an amhappy condition.'
London, June 26.���In the Old Ba:V
ley court yesterday the gxand jury
returned a true bill against Earl
Iiusseil for bigamy and the recorder
announced that the trial would take
place in' the house of Lords.
The recorder said the divorce might
be valid in the United States, but
was not here.
Port Dalhousic, June 2S.���.John ''If.
Tone, a French-Canadian workman,
wdio has been working for Contractor Riley on> pier construction, jumped oft" the west pier to swum across
the harbor to the Grand Trunk side.
W'hen -within ten feet of the wharf
he sank and was drowned in view of
a number of people that were in the
.ferry boat at the time. He was 35,
longed to Montreal, and was unmarried. His body was recovered in '
about an hour.
Two ^Narrow- Irish  Etscn.ics.
An Irishman, seeing a vessel very
heavily laden and scarcely above the
water's edge, exclaimed, "Upon my"
soivl, if rhe rrver was but a little higher the ship would go to tbe bottom!"
' "See there!" exclaimed the returned
Irish soldier to the gaping crowd as he
exhibited with some pride bis tall hat
wrth a bullet hole in it: "Look at that
bolft, will you? Ye see. if it bad been a
low crowned bat 1 should have been
killed outright."
'   1( "'" Serpent Worship.   ', "~, ' "'.''-.*
It was probably in thecharacterof _. . ���
bealer that the* serpent was regarded' ^ _
.by the Milesians, since most-of the.lo-s -*;
calitie's of Ireland connected with tra-'' .'
i_d.itions.of these reptiles destroyed by'-
'St. . Patrick _ were esteemed places, 'of _ ,
healing.- ,To these spots, generally holy'??
wells, the people of the'poor and igno-' ' j
rantJ classes still resort as pious pil-- {
grims taking1 relief .from their infirmi-5 :1
ties> Tliey drink.of the sacred waters - ''
'and circle, about Uie fount, on their-
knees "while repeating their prayers/,
and ..it is a'curious fact, as we are in-
' formed .by an old time traveler in Ire-
land,, that this circling was. formerly
done ''groveling on hands and kn'ecs or'
even lying flat on the ground and wrig- ~-jj|
gljng like, a" snake.','' * This ^must ui&
doubtedly'have been a'relic'of-the.an-'/
cient rites, though Ihe peoplenhad nbt.
^tlre slightest rdea'of its origin or1 even ���
that such).a- religion had. ever existed"'
on their.island. ""_'"!.     s*   -    -   -..;
In ,the' same way they 'still on Bel-''
tane eve (Bcl-tinne. or Bel's Dr,e) kindle/
""bale_ fires"  on   tbe  summit ^of every1'
tirir, and   send   flaming  wheelS'-roll'.ng-
down their sides', though ignorant--that-'"
they are celebrating a day consecrated '
to Bel; or Baal, by iheir Phoenician and v
Irish aucesto'rs,  who observed it in a/
precisely similar manner.        ,_ ��� ^ '���
On n. Bu��ines>�� B:��'si��.        ,'   '-
Gerald  developed   a   iournalistic  la-
stiuct at the early age of 1C   ,Witn ,the"';
consent, of bis father arid some assist-'.'
ance from the same source he bought
an "amateur printiire outfit" and start- ;
ed tbe Elmburst Monthly Journal, subscription price 23 cents a year, payable
in advance.        / -    ,
"I suppose you call yoursplf the editor and proprietor of this office," remarked an envious <-young associate
who dropped !in at hi- "sanctum" in
tbe basement of the paternal dwelling
one day.
"Of course 1 do," responded the youthful journalist. "1 don't owe a cent on
"Proprietor!      Humph!      Everybody'
knows, you got $25 trom your father to
start it with."
"Yes.   sir," ^stoutly   rejoined  Gerald,   *
"and bis subscrrptrou for The Journal
is marked paid 100 years abead on my
books!"���Youth's Companion.
What    hosts    of   poor,' weak and debilitated men   and
womeri are sapping the vitality  from   their  bodies  by   plod- :i\
ding long   hours   in 'poorly ventilated shops  and   factories...."1
The .blood'-1 gets thin and vitiated, digestion is bad; the nerves^ ���'.*
become shattered   and exhausted, there are  headaches, backaches and weariness that is not overcome by .the  night's rest.
Despondent  and despairing of having strength and yigoJ  restored,   life becomes a burden to the wage-earner  who  cannot
afford the   rest he so much needs. ' '
.������'.'" The system demands unusual assistance. It requires
just such aid as is 'best afforded by the use of Dr. Chase's
.Nerve Food, the great. tissue .builder and .nerve restorative.
Thousands of exhausted and weak men and women have gone
to work with new strength and a current of fresh new life flowing through their veins after using this treatment,, . Their minds,
act more clearly, their nerves are more reposeful, their digest
tion is better and their work more easily accomplished.
������''������...;���' '��� . 1
Fifty cents ���;box,  6 boxes for  $2.c?0 ;   at  all dealers,   or  post    paid
from Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto. ��� r      ,      v
i i
" ,   '     .'
Just a word sntha nod for the plodders;
It's as little-as jou.can ghe;   --   *���
Just a smile'from jou_ " ���'    '
,    And a liand^iilai-e, tooj_- ,_Sj -   > > .'
It ���will sweeten the life they live.
" .      ' ' '        -       ' 'J
E'er you leave them behind on the jQijrnejr
- Won't you stop, for "a ki��i_y chatl? '���*���  ���fJ
It will light their load    ,
'.    As they trudge tfie road.      .     '
Ha\e you ever once thought of that?
i ~*    *��� -       .t . ii -       ������
live a lift to the'' toilworn and weary     ���
'Who,are scaling the up hill grade;
-,They will bless your name '
By a priceless fame
Which eternity cannot fad!
��.et the milk-of your great human<kindnesf
, Soothe and sweeten the cares they bear,
And the God above��r v
r Will reward your lo.ve      . >.     ;,
WhPn you go hence1 to meet him there. "
���Newton Newkirk in Ohio State Journal
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The old  Indian hunter  laid  doyvn his
i- payer saying: "I've be-on amused mightily
to hear.soriro folks'/discussing the'.threat?
'erred 'outbreak 'among  the  redskins'.* the
coolness   with .which   they   talk  of' bueif
and  the sneaking sympathy they've got
"'with the, devils.. I'd-jirrft like'.���>"t__e such
and'give, them just a_ month's residence
on thV plains,when tlie Indians'are holding*, councils! and <breathing^oaftifif-e. tvnd
.murder and"_worse.    I'toll you, I'd hear
[-'Iniighty ,littleLtnlk'i-bf sympathy^ "then aud
y see precious little* coolness. c.But it .takes
'- us, who have gone through such, to know
the horrors of an_"Indiaii-:war,.the? terrors
'.threatening'not   men.* alone.; but tw(jraen
aud ^children���aye, , the', very' baby.-in the
cradle." * I don't \hel'pve>'in  people _.'hair
lT"   turning' whiteV with trouble and "anxiety,
\ "for'inine w.ould ho-as white as cotton If
]s; such j would \ do it..." -Especially^ once did I
have a fearful experience -with,redskin's.
_W*aiit to hear about,it?,   ,   . (M<r-. ,.\M , ...
. j;,"WeIl.'.it was'in l&J&'and Td boon out
.'trading   among   the'^Flatheads   and \ the
^Nez Percps for nearly two years off and
fori? when one- day I caught orrto a scheme
the Flatheads had'got up* to raid a little
settlement nearyto w"��.ere "Canton,, Ncv.'.
nowstands. -. There were,, three families
���living'there." and the plan was to wart un-'
til the^men went to _a.*_on;City, fbivpro-
o  visions^   when",the' wdtnen-"and' chirdreri
!<" t_ we're.'to be killed" and the cattle run off
'by one'party.'while another waylaid the
men on the way back'and murd&'cd them;
1 was up about Winneinucca when I "got
.hold 6f'��this." and*-1< set off for Canton1, as
.hard as l.bould jto.^but the men were gone
.^by' the." time   I   reached 'the  settlement,
-which  was called,Ridley's "eainp. i }Uhad
Lreason\tovfear the  Indians, were only a
few  hours  behind   me,-and t we  had  to
move quickly.   ,Qrrr only chance was to
hide out iu,tbe mountains till, they  left'
the neighhorhoodor to work our way as
v best we could by night'to Carson City.
''It was useless to think of saving the
men. so I just kept that part .of tbebusi-
ness to myself, j There were in all 13 of
us', 'two women and their seven children,'
and throe little chap*, whose mother, had
"died the week before, and me.    The first
thing I did while the, wemien were getting
ready "was   to   startipede   tlie  cattle'"'and
horses to keep the Indians from'getting-
them: then, as we started, t shut up the
houses to keep  the redskins as long as
p'o����;ible there before they  found out  the
people ha__run away.
"We made the little creek called Snake
river by daylight, and after oconnoiter-
ing 1 made the whole party wade out to
an* island in the middle, which was about
20 by 30 feet and .covered with (lags and
rushes.and some stunted'willows.    Here
we lay all day,  for the mosvtcpart dnjfdl.
on  our  stomachs  under  the -brush.-'*Hw&
course  we could   build ,,not '.fire'or mov*^
about,  so  we nte  the  coid "victuals   the
women had brought along, and  I dipped"
up water in my cap(y. Twipe. parties, nf
Indians stopped not a hundred yaids bc-
> low-where we were to water theit-borses.'
but judging  from  their actipns  I- knew
they did not suspoi-t  any one was near
them, but were prol>:.*.ly on their'Way, to
Ridley's. ' They  did  not linger,  but. rode
on' at onco. much to my relief   for nlPt-h.o\
time they neie withiii "he.'iimy 1'ir-ni-*lii*e
I did uot draw, a bie:��t.h �� 'inrnme ft������fx��ar
one of the children would .ci* *out��. 'wh*���
we ^wonld  have all > been. mafMicr.ed. 'but
the poor little things,  with jjU^.excjeprion
of a child a few week-* old. were too badly seared to stir <fr -peak 'ifrir^s'Yridden.'
and. as for the women, they friif 'a'tJ'V man
3_ ever saw to shame witrtitl��-.h*������calmness
and courage.      ..       ;.*1   :.:.-<   . , ;	
""vVlien nrght came, we struck out.foc.a
line of liill.^- lyinc" about  tive miles, Awny.
where   I   counted Wn' finding  a'  cave/ or
at   lon^t   n   liidinj'   pl.-u-^      Of   cniir��*p   I
and  the women  :in^i. tlw -larger .ch\Jdren
could have made it witUouMljUiciiUrr-^birt
being obliged  to  wait  on  the little ones
and to carry them every half mil? or so
i-v .we  were  nearly  till* night  g^tifij; to* the
I. I   nearest   hill.     We'd   gone  ab'ouu _'*"m'ile
when low down on the horizon L saw> a
dull  glow   and   knew   the   Indians   were
burning the camp and that they'd be on
our trail in a little while.    When we got
to the-hill, I could see nothing like a cave,
and while it was pretty heavily woodeC
there was no place to hide where .the. D_-
drans would not spy us directly.    I. was
looking   about   me    when    I    caught    a
glimpse of a black  bear running" around
a. rocky spur about half -way--up'the-hill.
I   followed   just   in   time, to  see  her... go
tumbling or climbing down a.sort ���of..gash
in the ;earth, which I'knew must be her
den%   Without stopping   I .jumped -after
her "arid   found   myself   in   a. .'little  cav-e.
about  10 by  10  feet, ��� bat  wi.th another
larger one leading away toward the center,of the hill. ';*'������
"Tlie  boar   began   to  growl  when  she
>.��w nit*./itiiu i/snvv.jioo. when-my eyes
..got,' accustomed 'to' the dim light... that she
had two cribs in the'den*with her. which
<die wn��. going to defend. "So. aiming as
carefully as I could.-h tired ���t her, breaking ber skull, after which I killed the two
'c-nhs. and< transferred "my party'to the
cave. The last of the "eold meat and
lj!*.acL.^as ^h-ftftf-eajen. rand.,the. women
'nnd^tt'ldront cr;ee[>rni. into the Uirger di-
vi^ion.'.'whn'h , was. ho.wover, onfy. abqut
lour feet iq'height. wpnt to rest. \ But' I
was too'anJ'rous to'rest, so I hoisted myself ont of",t���e'cavern"*hnd climbed to the
top of thp'rvrlls- to- seet if'I could, see "aught
of the Indians   '     ' '"���*  ' >. "      r   '
"Several  tutipc' jr seemed  to  mo tli'rrt   >
.saw & band'movine ^l1<mu> the'bi.o of il^e
noizon, tvnd, while" the specks might have
been 'oatttle,- I.' thought^ it- 'best to  stay_
.where we .were all,that.'d_y,'"'that nfgnt
"\'ad the next/lay*-, Our,great.'t-vouhle, was
water, which..had -tc -be brpught' from ti
spring on Ure,- b^licr, side of 'the liill, and
asrouly a sri'all 'ciuaiitity could be brought
at a",time, niy cap berog the only vessel
we ha,d. the children especially suffered a
.great deal. " At last one "of the women'dis-
covcrod a flat rock ^witli a- hollow^ dip in
the middle which "would hold about two
quarts or so, .and I kept-"Ihis filled as. &'
cistern.'  I ventured'thftt night to roast a
piece of the bear-in a _ole in the ground,
which changejOf (liel.j.was.'a welcome one.
I never passed such a time since 1 was
"born, for li'darod ���nqt sleep'an hour for
-fear of a surprise", 'and 'tlie Twdight1 of 'responsibility I iclt, with 'those "poor hclp-
1 less" creatures' -'on' hfy-.-Hands, 'was simply
ituvful."   -'   <'���:.���'������   %���&���*��-'>     ���       '
'"Late on the" secootl day,"when I climbed, tho liill��� f.ori'&J/hwstilook*. I'sa'wa ,small
band of Indians iXQt.iaQll-e'.than an eiglitn
,of.T,a>mi!e away.\Iffhey. did not'number
more than seven,' but. were .armedl and in
lull''wardress, and.'were hea,^ing>' straight
for the.,hill. ^JDroppjng.on all fours, I ran
as fastj as I'coduVfor tlie mouth'ol!. the
cavern^and.-iscrainbling vdo.wn,- soon'had
tho -women and-cliildv'eii 'crduched'.up .in
the, .far end of'^th'e"; larger division, 'where
no shots n.red'into t_'e.smallervCouId reach
them:-though I hoped tbe,Indians would
either, pass ,by altogether or fail to find us
if they hatted.   Silence then, was an'abso-
* lyte -necessity, .and the, womje.p., ijnpressed
'this on the"childrenr   I then-went back and
bj?��cLiriging-to one 'of the-bushes' swinging
across theentrance'to the cave peered out
f to'see what the" redskins' to'e'ant to do. "'I
'could see they had struek' * bur trails and
suspected we-1 were" somewhere about,-"for ���
'they dismounted and,,seattering, began to
.search the woods.       . .. f
', "As .they drjjw pear our hiding place'I
dropped down iflfcq it prrd1 cocked^.the guns
,the TComcn' had brought1, and "my 'own
trusty' rifle. I, suppose, my frequent go-
,ings m-and comings out,.had .left some
trace, for they ^eempd'.to.notice'J'the'en_.
trance-'at oncfeir and "."presently, _ saw a
head peering^over^ ].The/diin light��of! the"
' cave_ might*''have'" prevenjipd. the owper
from seeing me,1 but. as,4ill,",1uck"would
have it, the( infant child I fsp^fce of, wailed
uOut. just'at'thjs .paYtichlarJmoment. lThev
'cry~was-stiflo-a4n "anMnstdnt, but it had
boon beard, and the heajj 'cr{lined.over further, while another ,aridr another^ popped
over. I was crouching '.down as close as I
could, but hearing the'click'of a'trigger
I knew concealment wa��;no longer possible and bl?���ed..ayy,ay. j ,Two screams told
me a couple of heads had\been hit, and
the third disappeared.'' I heard a voice
shouting for the others to ,come up. and
could distinguish the tones,'of a colloquy
being held, though without hearing what
was said.
/ "Presently a ljghted torc.li was flung
into the cave, but'I had retreated into.the
farther ojie, and. nothing .being* visible,
thor Indians were nouplused. a���d 1, hesard
one cry out that there was nothing there.
Another rotor-ted angrily that some on#
had killed Blue Watonand Leaping Tur-
tlo. This wa<? folljiyyed by a patter of
shotaei'oli the flooi" of the cave, one of
which, rebounding, struck one.of the chil-
dion on the brpjiist, but. though the bullet
imbedded ^itsel^. in his skin, the plucky
little fellow did'not utter a sound. As
thoir firing stillc produced no effect, the
Indians did no^jsnow ljow:tp account for.
matters, and pr^ciyJy ose;of.-them was
imprudent enougjj.tg.-sticj* ,his head over,
the edge, but I. jn.idj\, no.m.ove, ���n_3; they
held another council. It was evident that
they feared to'en^ef.^hej-cave, not .'knowing how many .lgyg.copcealed within- it,
and at last theynJi:it on ,-tbe; very .plan I
had.been dreadjttg.     '  4.-.    ...,., -...:.
"A Iighfed torch was thrown over, and
a quantity of loa.ves and mpss,wras pushed
after it.  but tli.eir amiable intention of-
smoking us out-failed*owing to the damp-
ne��;5 of the leaver and mow and mv hav-.
iuj: deluged the eaitlien floor of the cave
-with all the" water-wo had on band.    Seeing this fail, they smnmonfd up courage
to enter the cavern, and as we saw the
five forpis.-.Ieap in,to-our hiding place we
opened fire on them.    I killed my man instantly, and so did -Mrs. Ridley, who im-
ino'dhitely let a dusky devil who, scroam-
rtig,1 vns-hed' upon- hor li.ive the full contents .of. the other barrel   in  his  breast.
The pt-jier....woman   misled   her  aim  and
the pest jjiomen<t.was in the gracp of one
of the Indians, "but before1 I could come-*
to her-'rescue  her son^iH  boy of 12.  had
flitug his arms around--the redskin's neck
aud. hanging on his back, kept him from
striking,  when the Svoman, picking up-a
tomahawk, struck-thim a tremendous blow
on' the forehead. -"He dropped like a log.
crushing' tlie boy beneath- 'him.    The- remaining   Indian,. seerug   his- compa'nions
f all,, made' a breafciifor the. contra nee and*
was just climbing ���aat-when*.!-caught him
and. firing, brought--him down:with a broken arm and a ball in his side.
'   ".Seeing him hetpioss' and thinking him
dying.   I  did  not .sdioof again.*- but  went
back to .the women.'iwhom Pfound'shriok-
inr? with excitement.    I quieted'them and
' congratulated   them   on    their   courage,
��� which;   -oWeVer,   was . entirely . gone   as
.'soon as the- call for it was over.    I rolled
the Indian-off the boy, who was considerably bruised  by the weight of the dead
body,    but    'otherwfc��e    not    hurt.   *..The'
wounded India.n 1 found to be an'old ac-
nnaintance of mine, and, seeing /he. wjis
dying rapidly, I did not disturb hi'ni.  .He
told me that,' finding Ridley's Camp de-
' sorted,   the   main   party -had  gone   back
nome. but mat. suspecting me of having
warned them, some of the young not
bloods had followed ns to be avenged on
"me. They were pretty certain that I was
the only man in ahe,party,-,but did not
know but what others had joined us. .
c*"AVell. we took possession of, the ponies
and were able to travel much more rapidly, though had it not been nearly desperate to think of walking in our exhausted
condition I would not have* risked riding
them, for a man on foot has 20 chances
on the plains to one the. mounted fellow
has. We reached Carson, City without
'further, adventure, though" starvation and
thirst and fatigue'were our constant companions, and tthere found the woman's
husband and' the other.man; who were
just starting home. ,1 bad to ger"a doctor
"to,give me someth'ing|tO"quiet my nerves,
for for eight days and5 nights I had not
slept' more than 30 minutes out of every
24 hours, _nd even after alb were safe I
.could riot quit listening for. noises."
The past is but a memory,
Tlie future but a dream;
Behind us are the shadows gray.
Ahead the rainbow's gleam.
Tis in the day we're living, "^
So wholesome to the sight; ;
Alone the happy sunshine floodl        J"
, ,      A Vital world with light.
' (
We linger in the shadows
i Where all is,pensive pain;        '
We yearn forbhope's far rainbow prize
And feel the yearning vain,        [
_nd,'oh, the sin and blindness,
The folly ot our way;
We miss the glory of the sun ,
That lives but in today J   >'      ')
���Eipley D. Saunders in St. Louis Republic.
 -   ���-;*���'       - ������  ���*-i���_,*"-
i the ro*c, aftori the lapse of age,
rerged  the queen of flowers.���Cbi-
AntU.nlty of tlie'Rose.
' The rose dates-back 4.000,000 years to
tho tertiary period.'. Tt belongs to a useful as well as ornamental family, as
many,of our best (>frnits7~are developed
from it, or rather from divergent brauches
of lire rose family Imoiu a creeping po
tenrilla thp
has em
cjirb Humid
1   .        '     Jfonc of His B'.:o!:>ess.
' "While waiting for the, foam tbe-bride
and bridegroom walked slowly upland
down jtlie platform.',^
"I don't know*wfiat this joking aru*
guying" may- have  been j,to   you,"  he
remarked,, "but it's death 'to me.1-  I
. never /experienced such *an ordeal.'' , _ '
"It's  perfectly .dreadful." - she . au:
'BWered/;'T shall be so glad when we.
-get; away from r'e very body we know.".
'" "They're .actuallj. ' impertinent,'? ho.
-Went on.   "Wliy, the very.'natives"��� K
, t- At^ this/ unpropitious ���^moment'   the
,,wheezy old station' master walkedi up
to them.    , , . t .. -     t.
"Be you goin to take .this train?" he.
asked. ' "      -'r. !--���'"_,_��    -., j
"It's none otyour business I"'retorted
the,bridegroom indignantly.as he guided. *.the bride up Lthe) platform, where
they condoled with each'other over the
impertinence, of .the natives.
OhW'ard > came the' train, its���,vapor
curling froin - af��r."- It^.was the last'to
their "destination that dayman express*.
Nearer, nearer ..it came, at fulL speed.
Then'in,a moment.it whizzed past and
was gone. ^.^^ -,-' i. ���.'>,.'_..:
s; "Why in��� thunder didn't that train
stop?".yelled the bridegroom.        '   .-
s "Cos you, sed  'twarn't  none of  my.
bizness.1 ���; I'ihas to signal-if ^ttiat train's
to stop."
How a  Persecuted ,Girl
-     Took, His Advice."    ';
. And as the old. station, master softly
stroked his beard1 there.,was a wicked
twinkle"'in his eye.--London Spare Moments.     . ���"   . '     ..... /     '      i��
~>1ihs Caustic Cnnght., ,
The wit is more .to-be-dreaded, than
your worst enemy. Witty people have
alwny of slapping a title on you which
Sticks for life. These things bubble up
on their lips, and woe to the victim. He"
or she vis ruined and made a public
laughing stock. Even'your best friend
Wiir giggle on the sly. One society girl
here, a really'nice girl, has the habit,
however, of sitting in judgment on the I
family standing of other people. She
will make some disparaging remark
and conclude with, "Oh, well, you know
and ,1 know they are really not to the
manner born."
Now this girl docs not come of aristocratic blood on ber maternal side. Her
'ancestors were simple, honest tradesmen who never pretended to style" or.
had any . ambition to pose as aristocrats. They were in tbe shoe business.
One day, the girl was talking much as
usual. The wit, alas, was on-deck loaded with back number facts. "Ob," said
Miss Critic, with, a toss of her head, as
she mentioned a debutante, "of course
she is not to tbe manner born. I always
like to express myself in quotations."
'.'So. do  I,"  said  tlie  wit-' softly, and
wickedly. ,"My favorite is 'let not the.,
shoemaker go beyond bis last.'.".-.  .-
The Done H* Bought.
is  troubled   'with   an
weening curiosity about other, people's
affairs. Occasionally he gets taken
down, however.
���He met Smithers in a car; be does not
know Smithers very well, but. be "me ( Her eyes are simply beaming upon that
boy's"  him  as  if he  were a  lifelong   young pauper, Dill     *""���--- *     :   '
', '< "You are particular tonight," said See-
"ond Lieutenant Dill. "Your tie's all
right, and what does it matter, anyway:
It's only a little hop, and you don't
dance.'' -7        ',
Major Sayres, retired/.<rather bald,, his
mustache iron - gray,  grinned grimly at
, Dill's   reflection   in   the   looking   glass.
Then he glanced downward at a waist-
.band  ofJ comfortable dimensions" and  a
��pair   of' neatly   shod   feet.   . Finally > he
pirouetted with great 'agility and kicked
high at the electric light.   The lieutenant
laughed loudly and clapped.his hands.'    -
"Bravo!" cried he, with boyish ,.iniper;
tiiicnce. .' "Rather good for a has been." v
Tlie toe of,the major^rigtfcshoe wiggled gently,, as though' '.it* were tempted.
Tlie major said simply: ~J    / s   '
"Which  would/you  rather tiie^ called,
.Dill, by, Miss-Bain���nricle"or brother?" ' ^
,. "That's   not,-"fail", "major,"   he   said.*
"When _ asked your counsel, I did not
think you would' taunt me."   . <- - -;
"Pshaw, my lad," said the major^pater-
nally. "You once told me yourself, that 1'
.was old ekough 'to.take the place of your-
father.. Accept the jest filially then. ,'I
don't _jelieve0MissV Bain really cares for
Prince'Paccadini." - _, -' ' '-���'
"Of course she doesn't!"( cried Dill.
."But���the title, 'and���she's ridiculously
obedient to her mother. As for, loving
him, Why, honestly, major, I think she
loves even you better."     -     '  '        *-
"See" if'the* carriage is ready,"'said'the,
Biajor, slipping'pn a light greatcoat.-
"Pve a goodfmind," the, young lieutenant mused as he* obeyed his senior, "to
ask-old Sayres to-put, in a word,'for
me with Kitty. I, guess he would*. , He's
���uch a good old boy, and he says* himself
it's a shame such wealth should leave the
country."    "    -'   ' ^_     ' i( . .       >'7 ,_,
�� He "laughed again''as he ^recalled, the
pas,seul of the retired warrior.     ��',.    u*
'.-   "High kicking, like'a colt, and he must
be 50."   I,shall make her laugh over'that.
Poor old boy."
They drove together to the Bain cottage and found the music already .playing.-.- The popularity of * "old Sayres"
was very evident.        - " ' '
"Dear ,old major���so obliging and unselfish and so reliable!" said the chaperons.- ��� x
"Dear,old major! It's a pity he's so
poor and getting old.c He's more fun
than half the younger men," said the
"Good old boy! When a man's in doubt,
ask the .major," said the young men.
The major managed to, enjoy two
(dances, the second with his little favorite, the heiress, Emiljr Bain. Then he
handed her over to Dill with a laugn and
an elaborate sigh.
"It's sad, when I could dance all night.
However, I yield you to good hands. Miss
Bain. Dill's my peculiar care, you know,
and,' though he's only an untitled American .officer, I beseech your goodness, for
him.    Princes are proverbially"���
"Major," said the girl, ' _ow often have
I told you that I would rather be, if I
were a" man, an American officer-than
anything else?" - ���
A young looking matron, who would
hardly have been taken for -Miss Bain's
mother, signed to the veteran with her
eyes,to come to her. As she did so, Prince
Paccadini moved from her side. The
man of age worn titles looked sullen.
Mrs. Bain looked annoyed.
* "Major," she said, "I think we had better do it touight and put a stop to Em's
caprices." >  ' '
"Is she.naughty again?" Sayres asked.
"She promised me to be good."
"Good! The poor prince is furiously
jealous,   and  no wonder.    Look  at her!
Em?   It might be something of a shock."
"No.'    Take   her   by   surprise.     She'll
yield, the foolish child."
Sayres  moved   off  into the  crowd  oi
guests and sought out Dill.
"Dill."    he    said,    "don't   shy;   don'i
swear; don't give yourself away.   I havt '
our hostess' authority to announce Misf- ,
Bain's engagement to Prince Paccadini."1*  ,
< Dill turned white,' but never,moved.       .
"Emil���Miss   Bain���has  just  told   mer
that.she was not engaged to the prince1
or   anybody   else,   and,   and���in \ fact,   I
hoped that���oh, da"���
"Don't  swear.     The  best thing   Miss-'
Bain caii do. if she won't be forced into-*,
this marriage, is to assert herself boldly;
��nrt at once.   Why don't you .assist her".'"'
��� '17'   What can 1 do":"'
" 'Oh, young Lochinvar is come out of',,
the   west,'"  the   major  quoted   with*._.r
wink.^ ' f <       , ,   /'
Dill'jumped 9t' the spur.
"Major." lie said, as hi? eyes lit up, "if
it were possible!   Would she?   By Tove!
I could do it     Ilei  mother would -a^ver
consent, <rnd��� and enough of our beauties Y'
havo gone to foreign countries already."*
"And' of our wealth."
, ' ''Two million,',' sard,Dill ov.cit<'d,.y. "It's
a ghos^Jy shame!    Though  ot. course, as v
'yer'kuow  major, that is'nothing to me.'"'
-   '"Certainly not," said the good old boy-    ,
"I might   for Miss Bain's sake, help her
put pf the very unpleasant position her
mother has forced her into, Dill."    .t
"You dear old chap!   What shall _ do?
,1 shall speak to Erii at once."  " ''  '
" 'Twould"'tract 'tenshun,'.   the' major; "
murmured, catching Dill's arm.    "1 shalj>
see her myself.. Beave it to me." ������       ~ '-��� .
"Major," cried Dill, "you.are the best    .
Void fellow in the world, and Em and?-1/
shall never forget it.    Of course we all?  v
know, you' are sometimes pressed! ' Any-    '
-"thing I can do after my marriage"���-       _,.'
The major'puffed, a'little bit.    Men.of '
,hisvage, growing stout, ai-e liable to", pnffi' '/
Dill did not "notice Mt.-"1 * .,;
"-This night will be worth ton thousand1.-
to/you,'''whispered Dill en'husiatlically^
and again <��� tbe '_toe�� of Sayres' right boot'    .
wiggled instinctively.     ',   .
It was toward the, end of the "supper,-
that the daring elopement became hnown^   ,
���toward .the; end, oft- a   supper  during'
'which - Prince   Paccadini' had   been  congratulated until his graceful smile'Seem
ed fixed on ,his "face.   "Miss Bain's
sickness  and  absence  in  her room ior'"
awhile had been ascribed to .her modest'1"'
desire to postpone her*share of these congratulations.^ Dill's^ departure'had been-
attributed to ?hagrih.w Therefore, whenv
a  maid ..whispered   in   the  hostess', eaiv.-
startled people saw Mrs. Bain flop" in a! ,
faint.   She recovered quickly. ^Paecadinir'
.stood out, dignified, ,but disappointed.   ��' i
"She ?is- mad!" -cried "madam. -'"That ^
nnilre]     Dill,   line   tnkpin   lipr   Viv   fnr/>��?-
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���''Busy, eh?" he. inqu.ireel. at .once.
"Yes,".-, said Smithers. .deliberately;
"been looking after- a' horse for my
wife."* .��� .-.'     '.- ��� '"','S 7   .,' :';���' '���;,::':;   "/';_
"Have, eh?   Well,"' let me look over
him for.'you.""'     _    ".'.,;   ,
"  ''Oh, i've'lbougbt him.";'."..'.!':.,:S:.--- S
"Not. without trying him'"" ..Was he
sound""" ���'.
"He appeared to be.'*
"Do'esri'.t s'byV'r..'.' ...
.' "iNo,- certainly";not.'*   "."���'
"Good "mouth?"    :
"Y^s^I think so." . . ''
But '.here Smithers. arrived at his
street, W^ben the reached the-doqr,. be
called, back tp-Higgins: .- -
"1 ������neglected .'to_-mention the kind of
horse my wife wanted. It was a
Dreadful Dream.
Bobbs���Old Titewadd is about dead
from insomnia. Says. be is afraid to
go to sleep.
��� Dobbs���Does he fear burglars?
Bpbbs���No, but the last time be slept
he dreamed of giving away monev.
You have such  in
fluence over these young mon  I wonder
you do not tell him at once that he's making a���a fool of himself.    Em's not going
to  marry  a. poor  nobody.    I  wish  you
would,  major,  like  the dear old  fellow
you-always'-are." " ���'���
���.   "Old?" said the: major.
.    "I am old, and you are immensely older
than I am; so don't be angry., -At any
rate, yoii are old enough to trust."
"What is. it ypu are going to do tonight?" Sayres asked abruptly.
"Announce ..Em's engagement to the
prince and put a stop',to all this nonsense." '���'���'"'���";.s
.   "Without Em's consent?".,
.   "She's a good, sensible girl when she
takes time to think.    She- will  see the
folly of throwing away such a chance."
"For happiness?"      , '
"Of course. For place and power, with
wealth.   Is not that happiness?" ...
The major smiled. Mothers are very
young sometimes and have not lost the
traditional selfishness of .youth. The major fancied that Mrs. Bain realized very
woll that place and power would accrue in
their just measure to tho still youthful
and handsome mother-in-law of a prince.
"So," said the lady determinedly, "yoe
havo my full authority to announce the
.''Wouldn't jou���ah���wait to speak tc
iscoundrel, Dill, has taken her by, force
Prince, 'I myself shall ��restore her. to.
your arms. Where is.Major Sayres? He-
will help me.   He loved Em like a daugh.4'
.."The'old  boy  slipped .off  before sup-"
per," some one said., "He'f fprobably tuck-
led in bed at his hotel."        *-*���     >,.\ ..".".
���"'Send    for   him \"\" ciie'd , Mrs. > Bain^
"Prince,M don't know-how to apologize-
to you!   I won't wait'for Sayres? "I'll* go."
myself!   PriDce, stay-here, please, and it -
will all  be explained.    That young' vil-'
lain,' Dill!    Emily must have known he
cared more for hor money-* than for'her.
Prinoe, I am humiliated dreadfully - Pray .
forgive!    I shall horsewhip Dill my self I >
Prince,   be   calm!     My   poor   abducted
daughter!    Oh, that wicked young, man!
Prince, embrace me!    I  am beside my
self!   'My    darling    Emily!     My' dear,
Once more there was moun'tag inihot
haste.' With luck, they might "atch the- ,
fugitives before the western express-
stopped at S., 32 miles away ��� Th3y had)
luck. They caught the train' and 'hey
caught Dill, and Dill had a dreadful time-
of it between screeches and hauJt and-
pushes and maledictions and the dodging-
of Mrs. Bain's horsewhip.
"I don't know where she is'" he yelled'''
at last from behind a chair in a oorner o^
the hotel room      "I've been  fooled  add
trapped!   It _ a ghastly fraud!   Where*s-
"Yes,  Sayres!     He was  to  bring, net-
here to me!"
Mrs. Barn screamed and fainted again.
A groom galloped up. '   ,
"'Major Sayres aud Miss  "FJm'lv, they
druv off an hour ago at a gallop, mum, in.
the  opp'sito  direction,   mum.   you   wont,
and-1 did my best to catch up and teli; ���
you,.but you traveled that hard"���  '
"Major   Sayres!   -That  dear  old  boy5-
Impossible!'" the n-owd gapped.
It was quite possible, as Emily's letter '
explained o week afterward.
"I was worried to desperation, mother,
by your determination to ma'-ry mo off.
1 could not boar it! You always* told me
to listen to tho major's advice, and I
havo. Among all the mon about me.
most of whom wore running after my
money, T believe,, he, was. the only honest
ono. So I gaye. him some advice at last. ���
which may have been unmaidenly, but,,
as I say. 1 was desperate. I'm sorry for
Lieutenant pill. The part he played -
seemed rather'''hard. on. him. but the major', said .it would serve him jolly ,well
right and teach him to bo respectful to
his seniors. The major always acts for
tho best, and I know 1 shall be very, very
happy with him, for he' is such a dear���
dear old boy."���Now York Sun.
,Di<IH-iiIt   Dutch.
The Dutch language Is of a.good ol<_
fashioned tongue. It is so difficult that
English"'speaking.'people cannot without difficulty acquire it. In fact, some
folk say it is more like unto English
than it Is to German. The Boers in
South Africa use the Dutch tongue as
it was spoken 200 years ago.
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there are twp general classes.of workers. .Tommy, does your father mnke
Iris living by using bis brains or by
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���- -^^��. -���-���*^arffrTTT- ^���������H_i������H^_<3WWi������*-������fr. _,_y<r  I  4.  ('  r  ?'-  #  _"  J'  I  It    \  8'  i*i''. >  i' <  i ���������' '  h  h  ft  I "i"  I*  I; I  CULTIVATION OF MANURE.  Straw Utilised and Waste Prevented.  "Well Located Barnyard.  It   requires   considerable' labor  and  prompt attention to make manures and  retain the elements of natural fertility  '    within the accumulation of stable and  barnyard, especially ifoexposed to the  air and rain.   No one denies that a manure shod or covered barnyard is the  . safest way to prevent lossJfrom leach-  , ing. but very few farmers own or are  able to construct' covered yards.    For  nearly 20 years we have not sold any  t-traw from the farm nor have we eoldt  'any.hay for ten years.   The hay is fed  aud some straw, but a very large proportion of the latter finds its way into  manure under tbe feet of our stock a*  bedding and absorbent to, save largely  the liquid portion of animal excrement.  Sometimes at first it seems next to  Impossible to work the large quantity  of straw thrashed each fall'into, manure lit for farm  use, but each year  before next thrashing time we have to  husband our stock - of straw for bedding or let1 our cows,   horses,  calves,  sheep and pigs sleep in filthy quarters,  I much to our annoyance and loss fiuan-  | dally.'  Our stock of manures is made,out of  doors or.  rather,   finished there after,  being,, hauled from the (stables.    Cow  and   horse   manures   are   mixed. and  i spread, out lu a large pile and every  few days the flat rick or pile is bedded l  by distributing a layer of "straw over it  and usually the young stock has some l  hay placed there so as to induce them,  to tramp  the  manure and -straw  together.'   By  hauling tho manures directly from stall to field, we'could not  'utilize much over one-half the bulk of  straw on hand; hence we feel that we  do not lose much from/accumulation of \  manure for at least a few weeks,  if  .handled  rightly.    At  no time do-we  allow manures taken from the stables  tbrown out in conical piles,to ferment  and fire fang���������that is. to consume in a  slow'combustion, and also to leacb and  leave little but a small percentage, of  phosphoric acid   and. potash.   __Where  blred men are employed it is yerj*.difficult torget .them to comprehend the,advantages obtained by an even distribu-  M  A LITTLE TOO SOON.  Why   the   Old   Man   Objected   to   tfc_,  Hana-laar.  As the stage drove into Dawson.in  the anterallroad days we noticed tbe  body of a man hanging from the limb  of a tree near the hotel, but no one expressed surprise or asked questions.. It  was an hour _fter our; arrival when a  little old man came along-on foot, and  began making a fuss about tbe hanging. He 'said so much and said' it in  such loud tones that tbe man who. bad  bossed the job finally turned on him.  with:  "See yere, old man, what's all this,  row about anyway?" " !  /'About that banging!" shouted tbe  old man.1  * y - ��������� ������������������   , ������r  "Waal, didn't tbe.kuss steal a boss?"  "He did, and it was my boss too.','  "And   you   wanted   him   hiing, - of  course?"   -     . ������_ .  "Of course I did."  "And isn't he up thar in tiptop shape  and accordin to Hoyle?"        .���������',-.'  "He are, but you was too blamed sudden about it. You didn't give bim time  enough." , ,' ",'������������������'  "Didn't we give him ten mlnlts to  prepare bis soul?" '  "I reckon you did, but he took them  hull ten minits askin the .Lord to forgive his sins and was swung off before  be could tell whar be had bid the host  away." , M. Quad.  one part or tbe other.  To note the effect when the front adder was noticeably undeveloped tbe  same observer took '13 cows that had _  -more or: less inferior front conformation and weighed separately the'milk,  produced" by the'rear and front udders.  In /these cases it was found that the  rear lidder produced 57 per eept more  milk that, the front udder, .which plainly shows,tlie difference In the yield ot  the front and rear/udders, where the  udders were well balanced. In the  nine cows studied It was found that  the difference In the mjllc yield of the  front and rear udders 'amounted to  only 4 per cent���������a' comparatively In- '  significant difference. .    . .-  IT FETCHED HIM., . ,  - s   -  ___��������� Old Fellow _ Threat ar__*h������ the  n    _., ./  ,     Box toiTlaie.  I was talking, with an old colon-  man on the street corner when a ragged and reckless boy about 12 years old  came,slouching along and liad passed  us when'tbe old mnn called eut:  "Heab, yd'.,boy!"  '   "What yo' want?" asked the lad as  be faced about.  ���������   "Boy, did yo' dun rlz dat ole hat off  yo'r bead when yo' passed me?"  "No." .  "Den yo* pass de odder way an rla  dat bat!"  "What fur I rla my hat to,yo'r impudently demanded the boy.  "What fur? What fur?"; repeated tbe  old  man as be swungk bis long arms  about.   "I'ze gwine to show yo\what  fur!    Boy, yo'r muddcr- am a widder;  "but  I'ze gwine to marry'her In two  weeks, an de fust thing arter de marriage I'ze gwine to take yo' out _n de  back ya'd an rmake,vyo'- wish- yo' bad  nebber bin bo'ri into dis yere: world.  , Now will yo' riz?";    ,.   *', ^ ���������-  . /' *-  ���������   The old hat was, lifted. ;arid the boy  ��������� scraped his foot and bowed bis head  and vanished, and. looking after him  for a minute, the old man turned to me  with:;, ;i<     '-;'/     * IVpV'    ";    ,  "Dat fotohed him. but of all de precious, percblashuns I eber did expire to  dis obtainable risln ginerasbun dat yar  Fresh Lager Beep ^_frad���������*i_  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,  and   Porter.  "��������� *   ������ *v '_���������  A reward of $5.00 will be paid for information  leading to conviction of L  persons wit holding or destroying any   kegs  belonging  to  this company J  HENRY 7REIFEL,   Mumu,er.  ���������������������������M-AHR-ft &.������������������__:"  Wholesale   Wine   and   Liquor    Merchants  NANAIMO^B C;  /   "' "'���������  Direct [import  of Whyte and McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Whisky,  Jas.-Wacson & Co., Dundee, Gien'ivet. '* "->,        -'  R. McNish & Co., Glasgow, Dr. Special.., '  AI. Demerara and J.imaLa Rum, ..'"'���������  Giiiness'Stout and Bass' Ale. ,, <��������� '   r        ><" ...   ���������..  French Cognjcs, in the very best qualities.'. '     .     '  Port, Sherry, Clarets, Etc., Etc.   r        *  , '-   ,   */**  y\������*  ALWAYS ON HAND���������A Carload of.  /i--.  Hiram   Walker    &   Son's   Rye   Whiskies  .a  CORRESPONDENCE< SOLICITED.  f BAItXYAKD. -1       '      K  Hon of the voidrngs of���������animals and"  they have to be constantly-reminded'  to do It properly Where straw is not  pleuty and a covered yard not provided  we would suggest getting manure on to  the land as fast as it is taken from the  stables, but In our case tbe necessity of  absorbing large quantities of straw  makes that mode impracticable.  We And that our soil requires large  quantities of humus and that without  it farming is not successful, especially  on clay soils.    In these soils the work  of decay of organre  matter not only  directly adds  fertility,  but it disintegrates in such soils,  which naturally  beco ;ie teimcious without It and  frequently because of a  lack of enough  humus   unavailable   fertility   remains  locked up and even available material  becomes "reverted" or unavailable.   To  avoid   an   overplus  of   humus   In   our  three year rotation we do not distribute  more than ten tons of such manure on  an acre and do that from the wagon.  This is usually as much, along with an  undergrowth of a second crop of clover, as an acre will take care of with  tbe average   rainfall  of  the growing  season.    By this economy we are able  to spread our quite large supply over %  large territory and doing so every three  years is like adding cash to a yearly  annuity.   , - ' >     _  One of the greatest wastes that come  ro most farms is the feeding of hogs  ���������arelessly in a small inclosure year after year aud   the droppings either accumulate or are washed away.    This  has been often  one of  the harassing  problems with us until we used iuelo-  I sures  near  the straw  yard  and   kept  i them -liberally   supplied   with   straw.  j A dozen shores confrued in such an ln-  j closure from December till March fully  i demonstrated  that it pays to get the  \ residuum in this way.  j     We   have  convinced   ourselves  that  j where time is money manure making  j has not been time lost and also that  ��������� where.lt has been evenly mixed in the  ' composting we feel repaid for tbe labor  expended in doing so.    We find that a  barnyard properly located is so essentia I in successful manure making that  under ;no circumstances could we neglect rhe selection of a spot to conduct  our operations.    This yard should  be  clay bottom and made dish fashion so  as to rt-tain tbe-liquids, for absorption  into straw, stalkst etc.    It should not  be    larger   than'can   be   comfortably  covered with bedding and all portions  kept bedded to free sfock from mud.���������  Ohio Farmer.  "I dunno whether I should' prefer to  marry a markis or a millionaire wbeo  I grows up, but mother says I'll 'ay������  to be pertickler careful and not chuck  myself away.". .;    *,    ..,   t"6  A Theatrical l__ae_.ee.'  "What, is your objection " to*, theso  pure, wholesome .down on the farm  dramas?"   -   .     *',.":.. "���������'.,  "���������*"-   ���������' >  "They exercise a demoralizing In.  fluence on me," said the man. with tho  heavy mustache and eiperislve, clothes.'  "But they .are commended n_,a moral  Influence."    ' - \ :r. . s t_y-_ v";__.  . "They don't work that way "Mrlthme.  You see, I was once a confidence man,  and I can't see a stage full of happy  haymakers without wanting, to' get  around to the stage door after tho  show and sell them gold brick*."���������  Washington Star.  one takes de cake.'  _f. Quad.  ���������*������*������.  p.'0?Bpi^i_:'':  TO THE CEAF.  a V ���������>'     C f  yA������y  Bara-ala Oar������ " ~.  Mamma���������Tommy, do atop that Boise,  If you'll,only be good. I'll give you _  penny. ?  -  Tommy���������No: I want a nlckoL ~     '  Mamma���������Why. you little rascal, yoa  were quite'satisfied to be good-yesterday for a penny I -   -,'   -^-- '/   -' '\' *  ; Tommy���������I know;'but'fhat was l������ar>  '���������������������'������n dnv.���������Philadelphia Time*  \, A richrlady cured cof  her   Tieaf-  '        < . -. *t . '���������  ness and Noipes  in   the. Head  by  Dr.r   Nicholson's    Artificial ���������' Ear-  Drumf, gave $10,000 to  his   Insti-  1 t " r v. f ^  tute, to that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums   may have  I \ " K  them " free* Address- No. 14517,  The Nicholson- institute, 780  Eighth.Avenue, New.Yprk,   U.S.A.;  Esquimalt & Nanaimo. Ry.  iethi  ft.  rt-t \y  S'X  t^.r ���������  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX.    :  Oomox DisTKicr.  SHAPE OF THE UDDER.  JLMn't forget-to call at the NEWS  when you want job prin in^ do neat reasonable rates.  Imperfect Development of the Front  ' a   Common   Fault.  Doubtless you all know that the productivity of an udder is dependent upon tbe number of epithelial or secretive  cells it contains and not necessarily  upon Its size, says Professor H. Hay-  ward. The ideal udder then would be  one of such a shape that the maximum  sized udder containing the maximum  number of secreting cells could be easily carried when full. A little thought  will show us that the shape of this  udder must'necessarily form part of an  arc of a circle, but that both the back  and front part of the udder will extend  beyond tbe circle and thus form what  we know as a. square, well balanced  udder.  Tbe udder should, of course,, be free  from much flesh.   Tbe amount of flesh,  an   udder will  show  on milking out,!  however, will depend on the period of-  lactation, as the more active the se-.  cretive   cells  are  the   more  apparent  flesh will the udder show after milking.   A fleshy mid*- is readily distinguished by the fact that the superfluous  flesh that It contains usually seems to  drop more or less to the bottom of the  udder, making It pendulous.    Such an  udder not only  is unsightly,  but the  cow with such an udder is quite likely  to transmit this undesirable quality to  her'offspring.';-'The'most common fault  found in the udder is the imperfect d(y  velopment of the front.   This is often  seen in a very marked degree, in certain  families or sometimes whole breeds.  I believe the lack of development in  the front udder Is the cause of a large  aggregate loss to the dairymen of our  country, and it is well worth the while  to at least make the effort to overcome  this fault, which is so common.in pur  dairy cow^s. To give some idea off the  great difference between the quantity  of milk produced.|>y the front and rear  udders I quote $iei.resultsi'obtained by  1'rofessor PlumJ^n. some studies of  the udder whicli^^-^pade a few years  ago. In 220 different' lots of milk obtained from 155 .different cows, representing several types of, udders, 7 he  found that the average yield of the 226  front udders xvus 4.1'quarts' while the.  average yield of the 226 rear udders  was 4.9 quarts, or a difference of over  Id per cent. It should be borne in  urind t t those were average udders  aird i.oi udders noticeably deficient in  NOTICE in hereby fiivtn. in  ������cooirt_oc������  with the " Statue*,   that  Pruvinnal  Revenue Tax, and  all   iaxen   U-\ied , under  the Awf-win" CAft. ������r^;.nn������' flu*  for the  year 1901. . All the above named tax- -l  lectible within the Comox Di-trict are payable at niy office, at the Court House (. am-  berland.   ABseHued taxes are collectible at  the following raten. viz:���������  If pnid on or before June 30th, 1901:���������  Thret'_ifthH ot one   per   cent,   on real  property.  Two  aud one-half   per  cent,  on assesaed  value of wild laud.  One-half of one per ceut.  on   personal property.  U\>< n   uch excess of income���������  Llv-S A ���������Ou oue thouaand dollar* and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars,   one   per  cent,   up  to five thouatud  dollars,  and  two per vent, on tbe remainder:  Class B ���������On ten thouaand dollar*, and not  exceeding twenty  thouaand dollars,   one  and one-half per ctnt up to ten thousand  dollars, and two and oue-half per cent, on  -the remainder :  Class C.���������On tweuty thousand dollars, and  .   not exceeding forty thousand dollars, two ,  ' and one-half per cent, up to twenty thousand dollars, aud three   per  cent,  oa the  remainder :       r  Class D.���������-On all others in excesa   of forty  thousand dollars,-three per   cent;   up. to  forty thouaand ' dollars,. and   three   and  one-half yer cent, ob tbe remainder.  If paid ou it after ist July, 1901:���������  Four-tifthw of one per cent, on real .property.  Three per cent,   on  tne   _s������esa*d   value  of  wild land. i  rhrei-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  propetty.  QnVo'inuotTof the income of any person as  ' txueeda one thousand dollars^ in accerd*  ance with the following classifications;  upon . such excess the rates, shall be,  uauicly :��������� ' ���������,--V- '��������� '..������������������ .-.  Class A.���������On oue thousand dollars, and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars, one. and  one-half per cent.;. up to five thousand  doilitrtt, at.d two aud one-half per cent,  on ihe remainder :  Class B ���������Ou teu thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars, . two  per cent, up to ten thous&ud dollars,;': and  three per cent, on the remainder:  Class C��������� On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars,,  three per cent, up to twenty. thousand  dollars, aud three and one-half per cent.  ou the remainder : '''������������������-.-  Class D.���������Ou all others in excess   of forty  thousand dollars, thr e and. one-half per  cent, up to forty, thousand ..dollars,   and  ..lour per (ent'on.,the  remainder.     -  Provincial Revenue Tax  $3 per capita.  JOHN BA1RU,  Ass^or'and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C, lift January, 1901.  My 22  Spoftsnien!  BEFORE BUYING  \m    ^A Gun,  Rift  .   Amrnunition  Or anything in the  Sporting Line  CALL AND SEE  O. H. FEGHNER,  Of Cumberland.  ��������� i  He Can Save You   Money   on all  Purchases.  VICTORIA CO_I^, ROUTEr^A <  T-kiMg  Effect Tuesday.  Oct  v ..... , ������ i-  1900.  S. S. "City pf Nanaimo^  Sails from   Victoria Tue8dav;^7'  '  -    '   " " ' v :       ."������������������ ���������        7' r, T".V i'l  a.m. for Nanaimo and.'Way pb'vi^i.  Sails  from   Nanaimo,    Wednes-f_,  day . 7 a. mj' for   UniorifwiVar^i  Comox and.'Way ports. ������ U-^^c'}:^  ..Sails from'   Comox7and'rUnioif'  Wharfs Thnrsda.v 8 fcid^^^?]  naimo and Way ports,  "':*  '"���������. ~h/77*'.\!ik  " Sails from   Nanaimo. Friday:*'.*  a.m. for Comox and Union   Wharf  t ������������������ "i\     " ,        \  direct.' ;     ' \ < .  Sails from .Comox and Union  WharffFriday 6 p. hi. for Nanaimo  direct. ' ~r    ,f~ '-'���������"  Sails from Nanaimo, Saturday  6 a.m. for Victoria and~ Way ports  FOR Freight  tickets   and State  ro ->m Apply - on. board, \  GEO. L. COURTNEY,  Traffice Manager. .  FOR  Twenty splendid breeding  Ewes.  Apply to JOHN K. URQIIHART.  Ra "COAL MIN_S REGULATION ACT.  EX-VIMATIOM    FOK    CXKTiriCATB   OF    Com'  r_T������Ncr.   ���������  NOTICE is hereby given that an Eramtn-  atioa for Certificates of Comoetency as  Managers of Mines will beheld on the 1st  day of Angnst, 1001, at the Court House,  Nanaimo, B.C., aad at Fernie, B.C.  D Candidates, not under twenty-three years  of age,.detirone:������>f presenting.themselre  for  examination, must deliver to Mr. Themas  .Morgan, Chairman of Board of Examiners,  Nanaimo, on or bef������re the 15th day July,  .1901, notice of such iatention, in writing,  together with a certificate of service from  their former, 'or pr���������������������������at e������pjoj era, testify-  ing to at least twe years' experience underground, yyy '  The exattbatien will be   in   writing and  will inoludil the following subjeets viz.:���������  1. Mining Acts and rules.  2. Mine 6a.es.  S. General Work;  4. Ventilatloa.  5. Mining Machinery.  6. Surveying end Levelling.  Any further particulars required may be  obtained on application to Mr. Morgan,  Chairman of Board of Examiners. Nanaimo, B. C; Mr. Archibald Dick,  Inspector of Mines, Cranbrook; and Mr. J  McGregor, Inapact^r of Mines, Nelson, B.C  RlCHiiS)   McBRIDE,  Minister of Miaes.  Department of Mines,  18th June, 1901. je24,4t  ITMB DEMAND rOR  Stevens Pistols  IS SNCRCAeiNQ RAPIDLY.  >- Have been making for 37 yean the  TIP UP���������.22 Short R. P $2.50  The   DIAMOND,   8-lnch  blued  barrel,  nickel frame, open or globe and peep  ���������_hts .15.00  Bame wilh 10-inch barrel 7.90  '"- : z' 1  ���������_fi_i.v-.TO  The Diamond Pistol will shoot a C. B.  cap, .23 Short or .22 Long rifle cartridge.  STEVENS RIFLES are ������!������������ known  the world over. Bange in price from  f4.00 to $75.00  Send stamp for catalog dencribing our  complete lino and containing information to shooters.  The J. Steieis Aims aid Tool Go!1  r. 0. lu %1Q     CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS.  Black Diamond Nursery  QUARTER WAY.WelHngton Road  ������������������PTOIHMOI  &  FSRBI  20,006 Fruit Trees to ch,ooee from.  I������arge Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Shrubs and Evergaeena.  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   at������  tended to.  al2tc P. O. 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i_y >,While'we do not hold.ourselves respond-
y. ble for the utterances of correspondents,-we
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WEDNESDAY! AUG. 28;  1901.
, , , RESERVE. ;,
NOTICE is hereby ?iven that all'the
unappropriated* Crown' lands  /,situated
|    within the boundaries   of ' the following
1 areas are hereby, reserved from pre-einj��-
|>   tion, sale or,other "disposition, excepting
under the pro visions,of the mining laws
-/of the t'rovince, for two ..yeais froni   the
/date hereof, pursuant to the provisions of
-sub-section (5) of, section 41 of the."Land
Act,' is amended by   section^ .of* the.
'Land Act Amendment Act, 1901,' to eu-
<v able the Industrial   Power Company .of
\\ B.C., Limited}to select therefrom tiirfber,
- limits lor wood 'pulp and   paper  manu-.
facturing "purposes, as   provided   by   an
agreemenVbearinx date the' 13th, day of
June, 190i, viz:���  - _
U ���;1'Area'*i<���All the   surveyed . land ^'-on;
|'i both sides of Kingcome  River,  and^the'
land surveyed between \ Kingcome' Inlet
and "Bond '.Sound-''' '"'������_ ' 'c r{-*_.   -   '.'''- *"-
1 j "A^EA^���Commencing at - the \ north-
' east corner of Lot 1 ;.thence following up
|��� the1 river at "th'e'j; head   of" TJiompsonS
[ Sound and its brah'ches'���;i distance of.ten
'nules, and.havine a'width'on? e'acli^side
l thereof of onennlec^. ;_,._. .;; -** -y-- "vv ;
I  >>��� AREA1 j^Coininencing af the "n'orth-
I ecn boundarv of Lots 45, 5,5* and, 56,.,on
p, the Kle-na-Klene 'River;   thence   north
1 along the. said river and its branches five
'miles, and having'.- width"on-each; side;
of one-half mile, including .all   surveyed'
lands. *       . "��� "<   /   - \    -        'V. - --
' 1   AREA.4^-Commencing;oni"Wakeman
j Sound at the_outh-v*esi"corner of Lot,6l;
j thence west on the'Ji.-t   pirallel t'pf-latitude., to' a'point' north,of Embley' Lagoon:
thence   south   to-said j lagoon;   thence
south-*e*iterly following'the/passage* be-
[xtweenl'Kinnaird�� Island    and ,Pandora
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NEWS OFFICE. _T������������?y>^t1t*fhK>_t������';/**t*;^j^|1 ������  .TWjanTain, jan__a__r-_������a-  i -~f'  ^  HEARTS THAT  MISUNDERSTOOD.  f,  ?*  \r\.  . '���������' -'  J.:3f  #  'J  1.  t  \\  J  1*1  1;  I-  LA  '���������  l.t   '  Mr  P  ���������I,  i4'<'  A '"  ���������i  "S  lit  E  I  "He is so cold!" she said and sighed.  ' "His heart is shut within  The shell enchanted of his old  Cremona \iolin."  'They met and passed, and as she went   "  She dropped upon the stair  A rose that opened in the soft  Brown sunshine of her hair. *  The maid forgot her dieara of \o\e.  Another man to wed; ,  Years after came a dawn that found  The white haired minstiei dead. ,  With violin upon his breast  His soul had taken wings,  And, lo, a rose, a withered lose,  Was tangled in the sti ings. (  ���������New England Magazine.  ���������u;  -r-i  ���������      ���������      ���������      ������ ���������������     *       t      ������      ��������� _  ���������     ������     *     4  ������*T������V"  V**3  ?  I  1  i  Through a>>  Telescope.  By fi\. QMPiO.  1'  I  "V"  4-  r  I  Copyright, 1901,  by C. B. Lewis.  f (  There arrived one clay at the Swiss1"*  hotel where I was,putting up iu the  , month of "August a man and his, wife  named Dubar.   They were French, but  both spoke English fairly well. , While  they were husband and wife,  he was  ���������"   *     <    DO years old and she not over 22.   The  disparity between their ages  was  re-  '     ' marked by the gossips, and it was settled that it had been a* marriage for'  ''    money on'the girl's part.    They  had  been married for a year, as some one  ascertained,'and the little tendernesses  r of. the honej'moon were no longer to be  looked for, but before they fhad 'been  with us'three'days I made up my, mind  that the young wife both feared arid  ,1       '"   hated her husband.,   I  saw it in  her  looks and actions when she  was off  her guard.   On his part he "treated her  courteously and  rather paternally  \r\  *     public, but accident made me a listener,one day to a speech of his that told  " me' ,he had a great bitterness in his  heart against her..  I paid little heed to the gossip around  < me, nor did I take any interest in the  family quarrels   It was on the fifth  k .    "       day" after  the  couple arrived   that  1  ���������wandered away by myself along the  mountain stream and by and  by sat  down beside a bowlder to smoke and  'gaze at a waterfall on the'far side of  the creek.   I had been there a quarter  of _n hour when  1   heard  footsteps,  -and,   peering out,   1   saw  DubaS-  approaching.   I noticed he. was pale faced  and his lips were compressed, and .he  was. muttering"to  himself in   French  as he'sat down on the other side of the,  stone.   We were hidden*from each oth  meditated some evil. '  That evening there were music and  song, and Dubar and his wife participated   with   apparent   enjoyment   and  were quite loving toward each other.  Before the party^ broke up for the night  it was suggested that we go to a certain   spot   on   the   morrow .to. gather  mosses.   The suggestion, as was after  ward' remembered, came from  Dubar  We were to take luncheon and be gone  all   day.   although   it   was  only   three  miles to the spot  mentioned.     Bright  ond  early  next   morning  a   full  dozen  of us set out."there  being seven  mon  , and  Qve  women.     As   the  pi occasion  turned 'into the mountain path  I  was  last, and Dubar and his wife were bo-  fore me. , lie laughed ,and joketk and  she was merry\and lull of sons;.    I hud  been  bothered  with  a lame  foot and  was  obliged, to   proceed   slowly,   and  several times they laughingly called to  me.    We had gone about a mile when  they   drew   ahead   out   of' sight,' and,  knowing the locality well, 1 set out to  take a short cut aud  save distance.  This .took  me to the  east  side ol" a  ravine, while the main party were following   the   west   side.     I   got, along  fairly well until 1 was about to strike  the path they were, following. . Owing  to a bend of the ravine, the pa'.h was  half  a mile  away  at  one  point  aud  then came turning back on, itself, until  it was only, a few.* rods fromD where 1  sat down to rest and wait.1 ,  1 knew that most of the picnickers,  had passed, but was sure I could'head  off the Dubars,* as  1  caught sigiit of  them at intervals, and they were still  ���������i  REVERIES OF A  BACHELOR.  What treasures dear of the days agone  Are these which I cherish now?  What loves they tell of the withered' past^  1   Of many a careless vow I  A curling lock from a giddy head  Tliat prisons a glint of gold;  It had a place in my heart until  The love in my heart grew cold.  A slipper���������mold of her pretty foot,  A dainty affair of pink;   '     '''���������-.  It tripped so light in the olden day������  That lie behind, link by link.  The scarlet strand of a ribbon worn  And faded by passing,time;  It glowed so warm at her snow whits throat  When life was a joyous rhyme.  A kerchief daintily, edged in lace,v   -  A hit of a spotless thing;  What subtle sense of a dying love  fits delicate odors bring)  i  What treasures dear of the days agone  Are these which I cherish now,!  What loves they tell of the withered paat, <  Of many a caieless vow! '  -  '      ���������Ohio State Journal."   -.  -, /  | Tlie Case of ** f  ! Jevred Burton, I  BY; M. QUAD. ',  ���������;  ,       , r  - t  "Copyright, _. 1901,   by C. EC Lewis.  THE PUSH SENT HER OVER.  er, but I could hear his lightest whisper. For three or four minutes he was  silent. Then he began cursing his  wife, and there were an intcntness and  a ferocity in his language that gave  me the keynote of the trouble between  them. He suspected her fidelity and  thirsted for revenge. If she had mar  ried him for money, he had married  her for love, and the blow had told on  him harder than if he had been a young  man. From cursing and reviling lie  went off into a fit of weeping and lamenting, and it was easy to realize his  mental sufferings. I was helpless in  the matter, of course. It was my pnrt  to remain silent and hope he would  go away without seeing me. This he  eventually, did, but from some espres-,  sions let fall 1 knew that he had at  last made up his mind to a decisive,  step. '   ..  The rule in France, I believe. Is for  the dishonored husbiind to swear a little, weep a-little and then walk away  and become as much of a philosopher  as he can, but 1 couldn't make myself  satisfied that Dubar would be satisfied  with that. He felt the blow too keenly. He wanted a deeper revenge than  that of casting his wife off and sharing  a part of the publjescandal. 1. had a  seat.at the same table with the couple,  and that evening at dinner I watched  him closely. His conduct would-have  deceived me had 1 not overheard his  language in the dell. He was all smiles  and soft words and seemed to be court  ing her again.    The  wife  had  brightened up and looked cheerful and  animated, and I read the story very  clearly. On returning from the dell  he had "made up'' with her. and sue  had been deceived into believing that  he had forgiven.. That he was playing  her false was plain from a look or two  of his when she was not observing. 1  paw his mouth harden, his eyes flash,  and felt sure that down in his heart he  lagging far behind.    Opposite the spot  where I rested the w.est path ran.over  a cliff, making .the highest point,along  the ravine.    From the top of,that clitt  to the bed "of the "ravine .was fully 75,  feet.   Though my eyesight was-gopd, 1  had brouglit'along my binoculars, and  as I rested I focused them on the distant cliff to make out the 'Dubars as  they passed.   In three or four minutes  they arrived.   They were walking hand  in hand and still acting like lovers.    V  could see the smiles on .their faces-as  they halted  for breath.1/  1  could  and'  did see more'than that.   As'they stood  peering down  into, the  ravine  I  saw  such, a look of malignant itriumpls on  the man's face that it made^ me gasp  for breath.    The  look  warned me of  what was coming.    She stood a little  before him, pointing at a flower grow-1  ing on the very brink of the cliff and  speaking of it,- and I saw him glance,  lip and down the path to see'if it was^  clear.   Then I cried out, but my voice  was weak "and broken and did not car-_  ry a quarter of the distance.    I sprang  tip to wave my hat and jet the man,  know'I was watching, but it was a use-'  less move, and I, groaned in despair as  L realized it.    I had the glass full on  him when he stepped behind her and  put out his hands and gave'her a sudden push.    Shev had no" chance at all.  It  was only three or four feet 'to' the  brink, and the push sent her over as*  she screamed out.    Dubar. stood \for a  moment and then turned and ran  for  the hotel and gave the alarm.   < Word  was sent to the picnickers, aud they returned,  and  before  noon   we  had   the  body at the inn.    It was a terribl? fall,  and death had followed it.    It was an  "accident," of course, with a bereaved  husband  to  give  all   the   particulars,  and every one sorrowed with him until his dead was shipped away and he  liad departed  with   his tears.     1   whs  tbe only one who knew how the tragedy  had occurred, and  1' said  nothing.  She was dead, and  his life had  been  wrecked, and why should 1 meddle?  ���������  *  ���������  *,  *  On the 14th day of September, 1S67,,  Jared Burton, a single1 man of 30, living in a village in Iowa, .started^b'y railroad for a .town' 30' miles distant:,' and  he,has not returned to his home-and'  relatives since.' He was a man in ,-mo're  than comfortable "circumstances,' and  his mother.and sister lived with him..  Boy and man, he had lived im the village for 20/y ears when he setouVlhat  day on a.business matter. ������ When!sev-"~  eral days had passed without his return or word from him,> inquiries were  made; He had arrived at the town all  right, transacted his business and then  taken a train on another road. It was  thought he had gone away in the company of a stranger, but no,one could be  sure of this. After ten days and still  no word he was advertised for, and detectives were employed'to hunt him up.'  The search was not given up for .three  months, andvthen it was believed that  he was dead.   ��������� -  A year had gone by and the mystery  was still unsolved when one day Jared  Burton returned���������that Is. he said he  was .Tared Burton,, and the question  of whether he was or not brings out  this story. One leaving ���������e' train he  met Squire Danforth and shook handa  How He Did It.  At a dinner party the conversation,  which had become in formal and general, turned on the subject of trickt-  with cards. Oneot the men produced  a pack and proposed to show the company a most remarkable performance.  He asked the hostess to have a soup  tureen brought, and it was done. Then  he asked the lady at his right to draw  a CM'd from the pack and.make a mental note of it. She'did so and returned  the card at random to the deck. The  performer next asked three or tour of  the male guests to shuttle the cards in  turn and requested the Inst of them to  place the pack in the soup tureen and  put the cover on. Turning to the lady  who had drawn the card, he asked her  in what order she would have it appear from the top of the pack; and she  said she would like to have it in the  seventeenth place. One of the gentlemen then took the pack from the soup  tureen and counted the cards from the  top. face down.  "What was your card?" the performer asked the lady, and she replied that  it was the ace of spades^ The seventeenth card was turned over,and proved to be the ace of spades. 7  A few days later a cabinet officer,  who was one of the guests, met the  performer and asked for an explanation  of that interesting card trick.  "Oh, that was an easy' one," be'replied.    "You see, that was a pack of,  my own, and there  were 52 aces of  spades in it."���������Exchange.  It Wonld Be a Pleasure Then.  Proud Mother ��������� You haven't kissed  the baby.  Bachelor Uncle���������Um���������er���������I'll try to  remember next time. I'll kiss her when  I���������er���������come back from the continent.  "When will that be?"  "Let me see���������about-16 years."���������Stray'  Stories.  for Jared's chlrography.   He bad wtt5  ' him the key of his desk; h'e'asked after  ���������certain clothing he had-left; he casual-  ' ly, recalled various Incidents,, and . he  had settled down' as the 'long lost returned when he: learned that his iden-'  tity was questioned.' He promptly de-  ,manded,the fullest and closest investigation, and the doubters were ready' to  make it        ,    "   ' l '  In his' boyhood days Jared Burton  had received a burn on ,the foot, leaving a"'bad r scar.1 This man exhibited'  the scar/. .Jared Burton had been bitten  .on tbe calf of the leg by a dog. Here  was the scar of the bite. -Ho had o**~3  been  near death by drowning.    This  man told of the incident.   He had been  in Chicago writh his _ncle' for a week";  he had fallen,off the roof of a"barn; he  had been on a jury in a lawsuit; he had  been robbed by a man on tlie highway."  All these things were 'fold over without  a'mistake, together .with hundreds of  other incidents.   It was a public investigation,  with everybody free to, ask  questions,, and- It   lasted   four   days.  There were still some who carped after  it was closed, but there was a complete  change of popular opinion, and Jared  Burton was compHmentod on all sides.'  The mother and sister.fully acceptedr-  him, and he settled down into his place  unquestioned.   Three months had gone  by, and the talk and wonder had .all'  died out when a blind man camo'along  one day.' He was known in various villages   as   "Old   Hanson."    He" 'sang  songs,   told   fortunes   and   performed  tricks and was well liked.'  Standing on'  the public square with, a crowd around  'him, he sang s6ngs.and then asked If  Jared Burton .was-among the spect'a-  ;tors.   Jared, stepped' forward, tahd' the  old man took him'by.the handl   ,Itwas  his'boast that,  having'once,-heardf a.  .man's  voice, and  shaken' hands  with  him,   he  could .forever afterfl identify.  him by the^feel of his palm.<->      .    . ,  ,/This is not Jared Burton!" he exclaimed as he let the hand'fall.1'  j"But it is," chorused a dozen voices.  '  '"But I say it is. not.    It is not his';  'hand.  1 never met this hand before."  "You will believe it is Jared Burton  when'I tell you so, won't you?" asked  Jared.   ,  1  "No.   You 'cannot deceive me on the  palm. ���������You are a stranger tp me."  There'had been an investigation and  an acquittal, but yet the blind man's'  .words set people to thinking,' especially  as Jared himself seemed' to be greatly  put out... The., wholej question' would  have been reopened again but .that he  started-voff for. Chicago next'day on  aa hat he claimed was a matter of business, j He had a close shave of .'it/ He  hadn't been 'gone two hours when _  "THIS IS NOT JARED BURTON."  with him and asked after the mother  and sister. Farther up the street he  met a village merchant and shook  hands and laughingly said that he had  been east in search of a wife. He  wnlked to his house.centered and called  to tbe family and- kissed mother and  sister and apologized for having worried them as he had. He hnd tbe age,  height, look and voice of Jared, and at  first the women r.ccepted him as such.  The story he toid was a queer one.  He had gone tu look at a lead mine  with a view of buying, and during the  short time he was left alone he had  tumbled down an old shaft. He knew  no more after that until he suddenly  came to himself one day in a town in  Kansas and found himself a tramp.  The fall had produced concussion of  the brain, and, though treated by doctors, he had lost bis memory ,and his  Identity and only recovered his -wits  when a constable banged his bead  against a door in arresting him. He  had told' his story, found friends and  been assisted to reach his home.   ,  The story passed all right with the  women for a day or two. but as it got  around the village and was discussed  pro and con they began to doubt. Of  the five doctors, in town four declared  the tiling impossible.. Of the 1,500  inhabitants not more than ten were,  satisfied of the truth of the story. The  matter spread until two or three counties were interested and a dozen newspapers were discussing It, and first  and last a good many people had their  say about it- The first idea, of course,  was to test this Jared Burton's memory  about the events of his life. It was a  great point In his favor that he had  recognized two or three citizens at the  moment of bis arrival and that later on  he had met dozens of others and made  no mistake except in one instance. He  had' seemed thoroughly familiar with  the house and with certain business  matters, and while he did not write  as free a hand as formerly it passed  sheriff from a distant county came to  '.arrest him as one, of'a gang of, land  stealers and counterfeiters. .He.was  followed; but not overhauled. His real  name was Charles Wright. As to what  became of the true Jared Burton no'one  can say, but he doubtless met _is death  in ,some way through falling into the  hands of the gang. He had papers  with him, but how they got liim to talk  and give"the incidents of his lifecan-  not be understood. It was,a curious  thing that auother man should so closely resemble him and should bear the"  same scars, but it was a fact not to be  got over. The bliud man and the sheriff declared the man to be a cheeky impostor, and the latter furnished ^plenty  of proofs, but the question has not been  settled yet and perhaps never will be.  I passed a day in the village not long  ago, and I found the people about evenly divided as to whether the true Jared  had not actually returned, and been  driven off again.  SARAH   WAS  HARD  TO  SUIT     -<&  . _   Story   of   Bernhardt   and   Several'"  Brands of Sofas.  "When   Bernhardt   was   in   New' Or- ;f~  'cans"-said   an  attache   of   the  theater  when- the'great Sarah played,  "we had  an   awful  time  over  the   'Camille'   bofa.J  foil   remember,   a   sofa' is   used   in   the    ..  Jrawing  room  setting  in.  'Camille,'-''andt .^i  .������s  >>he does  some  of  her  most effective   ,..s  _josing on it, Mine. Bernhardt was determined it should be just so.        '       ;  "We ..had   several   brands   of. sofa'dn  .stock,   ranging   from   what   they   call   a  rudo pallet' in melodrama to the gilded  sofii^oi "modern society plays," but'she re- ,  jectcd the whole outfit at a'glance and the   ���������  _jrop. man hustled out-for a fresh supply.    (v  He   came   back   with .a'heaiiin?   wagon  .6:id.     I   never ,saw Aso   many   different  idiids.   /There' were straight backed sofas,  numpbacked sofas,'fat,.plush.sofas.  I^hn  wicker'sofas, horsehair/sofas, bowleggcd  aol'as, almost everything you could imagine, but nothing suited the madame.    She  passed them in review, condemned the lot  and told the prop, man in sign talk to go"  and get ..some more.    How he scared up  another' wagon load'I don't know,-but, he.. ,  did it,someji'ow, and after Ihej;. were all   ,  ^turned down, too, we were prcttj>nc.arly   <.<  at our'wit's end when we'had anMnspira-  tion.  We sent for a fiieud. an auctioneer!  who has'had long experience, in handling  "costly-furniture from* private houses,, and -/  explained our dilemma.'   Could he  help  u J out? ' Sure.    He knew where to lay his '  band'on the exact sofa Mine'. Bernhardt  ;wan'tod.    It was sin heirloom"'! "a wonderful' sofa  de lu.\e,  covered  with clntli  of-1  .gold aud cost $300'in'Paris!, ' He would .  .borrow 'it. ' Int half  any hour- it 'arrived,  ',  and it'was certainly a stunner. . We cai'-,"-  ried it in, satisfied 'that J>we had  hit^the '><  nail on the head at last,  and, to .our de-' ���������_  *Hght,  the(<madame proceeded'to  recline v"  .upondt. r Then sbo.made some .remark in ���������  ���������'French to her _resser.     'What does she-...  .aay?'<  asked   the, prop,   man ���������;anxiously. .  'She says it will do.to sit on while you go-:  after more.' replied the dresser. r" , ./, ���������  . .  "The visible supply of- sofas, was ex-   -  hausted,_and we fold, the. madame as'well'.  as we ,could.that she'would 'have to'give  us, "time to explore the  curio . shops"' and > .,  other wdd nooks, and corners. - She finally  "grasped what we were driving at^shrug-  ged   her   shoulders   ironically   and   went ",  back to thOj hotel.    As she entered her.  apai.tments'she glanced around and saw ���������  a very "modest,1 unpretentious sofa stand-   "l  <ing   in   one   corner.     'Ah,'   she -said <riu"  Krench, 'the very thing.    St������hd it to "-the--J  'theater.'-   In five minutes it was on' the >  baggage elevator and ,that was tile sofa-  we   used  in  the   play."..  '   , -    , ������ .'  t*  KINDS,OF SPIDERS.  Alsoi Some 'It Ijylit Information About,  Gntenberg;'i   Achievement.  In The Century Augustine Birrell  thus characterizes Gutenberg's epoch  making invention:  The invention of movable types was  tbe greatest distributive invention that  ever was or probably ever can be made.  It circulated, knowledge among the  children of men and plays much the  same part in human life as does the  transmission of force in the. world of  physics. It was marvelous bow quickly thought was circulated even in the  age of manuscripts. A book like St.  Augustine's "City of God" was socn  copied thousands of times and traveled all through Europe after a quicker  fashion than most printed books can  today reasonably hope to do, but St.  Augustine occupied a unique position,  and hand copying, though a great  trade, employing thousands of scribes,  could never have fed the new learning  or kept,alive the reformation. The  age of Gutenberg was an age of ideas  and demanded books. Just as our day is  a day of mechanics and demands,cbeap  .motion,1 telegraphy'and. telephones.. Gutenberg's first printing office is marked  by a tablet. Go and gaze upon it and  think of the New York' Herald, ��������� the  London Times and the Bible for twopence.  One on the Tenant.  Landlord���������1 just came over to tell  you that I've decided to raise your���������  Tenant (interrupting) ��������� Well, you  needn't bother about it. I've decided  to move. ; ?���������   ������������������ y- y..-.;.  Landlord���������Oh, 1. merely desired' to  say that 1 had decided to raise,'your  porch' where it seems to sag there at  the corner, and also to paper the bedrooms; but, of course, you will not,  since you have decided to move, care to  hear anythiug further about my plans.  Good day. 1 hope you'll "ike it where  you're going.  ' Tarantulas.  -. i        : -' '      ��������� -    .    ..      i   '  z   *    i    _      i "r "  ���������"There are . veryf/many  kinds  of 'tpV  deis," says Harry Sutherland inAJr^slee'^.  "besides'those that annoy'the hOu'sVwife"  with * their, wcl?! stuck  up in" the^c^rncrs1  of the rooms and iu  the  windows  when  she'has"been too. busy-with the sewing'  to look after the bouse much/ but' every  kind is ancappetite on eight legs and thov-������  oughly  *ctmvi_ced,,.that   nobodyv can   bo  strong "and hearty that  lives on vegeta-  h'es.    They all spin more or less, whence  their   name,   which   is   a   contraction   of  spirider, or spinner.    Also, they 6ite, and  if you listen to all the fool stories that are  told  when  a  spider  Yites you,  you   will .  save time by sending for the lawyer to  make your will And telegraph for the boys  to come home at once if they want to see  you aMve. ' .'-"  "_ut I will tell you, as between edu- "  cated people that know a thing ar two  and do not get scared over every little  trifle, that a spider's bite is no worse than  a mosquito's���������not so bad, in fact. A. big  spider can kill a small biid with its poison, hut it only makes a man's arm swell  up and hurt for a day or less, and not  hurt very much at that. Bertkau coiild  not feel the ordinary domestic spider on  the thick skin of his hand, and only, bg- -  tween the fingers could the spider mafce~a  puncture like that of a dull pin. The  woist 'result was that it itched a liftle..  Blackwall had them draw blood, but^hat  was all. Though one spider bit another  so hard that its liver ran out, it lived"for-,  more than a year afterward. '  >_  "As for these terrible ^tarantulas, either  the stories told  aboutt victims havingpo  dance till tbey fell down in exhaustion'.in  order to escape death and ma'dness were'*  tremendous whoppers or tarantulas don't  bite as bad as they  used to.    It  is. true  that  in  those days the   Italian  violiiiisits  had  to  work  overtime comp'isMig  t:r:n.n-  tellcs to play for the bitten, but still th'tj're  were sneering skeptics that said it was all,.-,  a scheme got up to pass thc hat forf^licf-..  wife  and   family ,of   the  suffering   rjmn  whom a malignant spider had bitten wfiile  he  was out  looking  for a job.     Dufnur  had.a tarantula that was quite tame and  gentle.'   She  took   flies   from : his   linger^ .;  like a dear thing.    Almost any spider can ..  be taught to take food from forceps,and;':  water from a camel's hair brush.    They  are great water drinkers, spiders are.   I'll ���������������������������  say that for 'em.    Like.the little temperance bird we used to read about. 'Water,.-  cold  water,  is all  of their song.'     Rum .'3  and tobacco they turn from with loath--,  in'"' '���������������������������"',.      "���������'��������� '���������'"��������� ���������"������������������'  "\  V  ' y  '      Baminess   Is   BngineiR.  :He bad obtained.a place in a;real eg?,  tate'.office.and was doing everything'he  coiild for the interests of his employers.  The other evening he was at''a'',social'  gathering -and was asked to sing.    He  responded with "Home, Sweet Home."  His friends were a little surprised at;  the selection, but be was heartily ap>  plauded.    Stepping  forward,  he said:  "I am glad you liked the song.    There,  is nothing  like 'Home,  Sweet Home,''  and let me say that the company 1 rep;  resent is selling homes on. terms to sui4 -  within 12 minutes' ride of tbe city.  By-,  e.rybody ought to have a home.    If yoa  don't want to live there, it's the chance  of your life for ah investment."~E_-  change.  ���������V.!}''.:. r  ./iy I  v,'r  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  SHE PATIENTLY  :  BORE DISGRACE  i. Sad Letter From a La_y:Wte  HusbWd Was Dissipated..  How She Cured'Him, With a Secret  ^     ' , '        *  /Remedy*  ��������� >  \*  i, ��������� -      ���������- i    -  . ."I 'had .for- years patiently    borne  ""tlie -disgrace,    siuTerrng. .misery'' and  ^'privations   'duo.    io   ������my  husband's  chmilahg''habits'.*     Hearing-  of ^ your  ���������"tharveil6us>' remedy'- ior   Che   cure     of  -drunkenness, .which I 'could give, my  husband" secretly, I decided to try it.t  >I 'procured  a package mid1' mixed    it  in his  food and %cofice,' and.   as   'the  remedy'was   odorless, a'nd' ..tasteless,  he did not'know what it,was  ''that  ���������so  quickly  relieved his .craving-     for  liquor.1' He ,soon' began   to  p:ck\   'tip  flesh,, his  appetite,"for solid focdi returned, h'e'stuck.to his work rcgular-  sy, and wo now have a happy home.  .After he was completely .cured I told  y ,'" , him .what I had'done; when-he,   ac-  '   '   knbwledged that iI"had'been, liis sav-  >    ing, as he,had'riot the,resolution to  .- '���������<��������� break' off. of-his own accord.   I heart-  *' ily advise/all wdnien. afflicted as JI  77    was to give your 'remedy- a trial."  ' .^SENT.   FREE TO"y__"L.~A sample  "-' package.-of / Tasteless     Samaria Pr'e^-  1    scription. SENT FKEE wilh, full Ppar-'  ...'ticulars.'ym .plain sealed envelope. All  '���������; letters-considered ' sacredly . confiden-  V!''tial.   '-'Address The Samaria Remedy  -  -Co., 30 Jordan street, Toronto, Ont.  "Wasre Eornlnsr TTnuica,  A great city attracts through of women  who aie ready to turn their education to  account in professional lines. Journalism  offers an inviting field to many clever  college graduates, and thoy scorn its dilii-  cuIijc:, while they resolutely' seek to  earn a living in its lower rounds' A  study of our daily and weekly press reveals a gradual change in the rccosjn.tkm  of women as indefatigable loaders, and  much more space than fonneily is accorded to topics supposed to he essentially feminine. The, distaff is no lunger i~-  ao/ed.  ,   The young woman who writes picturesque paragraphs, v. ho sees what is ������u-  ii)!. on in'town and dcsciibes it tersely,  wittily and with vivid ������?olor finds a de-;  mand  for her pen.    The givl who may  ,ruever reach the, first ran!: among arti>ts,  but whose pencil ������.-> accurate .and facile  and who can draw fashions or occasional  piquant illustrations may not make a fortune, but. she may be sure, if her work is  good and .she is^ industrious/ oi earning a  weekly wage. 'The young woman who  has a position as private secretary,'paid  by the hour or the ta������k; the stenographer, the visiting hor.sokoept}?, the music  teacher and the govornc'-s,  going to hoi  'pupils  for  a  morning  or  an oiternoon,  all bulong to thi  earnings,    while    not    magnificent,    a;e  ^nqugh to 'suppoit them in" a degree of  comiort.���������(Johiei _ "Weekly.       ,       5 ,  OWES HIS HYEHT TO  '���������A'  INDEBTEDNESS   TO   UODD'S    KIDNEY  PILLS ACKNOWLEDGED  '      BY TIIO-IAS  ST. PIERRE,    -  iieallli Kali rely Ke-esr..b'i^bed b> l>o<Ui's  \      ICnhi  y  l'ills   ���������Aiii>tht?i  Ti iiunjiliufor  tli.it   Wonderful    JUfiisesty   ���������II/-,   ii  t-  .si_i_t lias bi*eu Sirwiy hea< d.  for t_.e  eetliaad Mouth 25c  ������ ', *   . _?_=_:__ -;- ���������      ;  Woman's (MianlewrancBlInioii  ADOPT rX__3  "______ PBESGRIFTM"  POS, the CURE of DRU&TKj-NNESS  'St. Epi, Que., June 24.���������(Special)���������  One >ear ago a miracle 'was an  nounccd ;n Chicago: II. A. Wade, the  gnat ���������-iminal"lawyer. regained < ,his  sight "after having foi 'years, been totally 'Dlmd. His caserwas published  throughout tlie length and breadth of  America, and it. attracted more at-  tidn^to Dodd's Kidney Pills'than any  medicine ever got beior'c. For it was  Dodd's Kidney Pills ' that restored  6:.K������r of women whose   his sight.   ��������� ,, ,  ��������� ' .  A s.milar case has ttirned up in tho  village oi St. Epi, Que. Though this  sufferer was not stone' blind, lnsv eyes  nevertheless were utterly useless to  him by lamplight. And they have been  completely restored by Dodd's Kidney  Pills, which is another point of sim-  ���������llarity. '       >'y    \      S       '     '  -There- is no attempt'"1 made to ' as-  serbj-Dodd s Kidney. Pills are 61 cure  for, blindness. Dodd;s Kidney Pills  arc'-the -greatest kidney'medicine ever  known -'.that' is the 'claim made*fOT  Dodd's Kidney Pills,, arid."there is ev-  demo enough to prove That-claim.  But in cases where"' Kidney Disease  has "left poisons in "'the blood/\and  the said poisons attacking'the weak\-  esil.spot, injure the eye. Dodd'ts Kidney pills-are lust"1 as infallible da  where, the poison attacks the "'joint'  of the arm or the, small of. .the back.  That -the ' eyesight of Thomas 'St.  Pierre was restored, > is but another  argument that, Dodd's Kidney -Pills  make "the blood, absolutely pure.-   ,  Here is ,Mr. -St. .Pierre's-letter :   "1  am happytodayto see'.my health' entirely re-established by  Dodd's Kidney Pills.   I owe that wonderful remedy >a> thousand 'thanks.1   Before  using" iJodd's    Kidney Pills I had ,con-  sulte'd' inany physicians, 'and.  __taken(  medicines of 'various , kinds, but ea'm'  made me     worse.1.! had  a constant,  pain ,in.   the  back and������  limbs.1     -Vt  night ,'1'could'nt "rest," and I could not  see by lamplight. _ Having takeii only  two bk/xes of Dodd's KidneyPills I am.  perfectly  cured' ..My  eyesight is.clear,  J advise all  those whose health is not  "    *     /   I  ...I  .J 3^*1  r_i -Ai  '   '.     iWomnu _ Meii-Jnl Proce������9_',  A-man can_ve,y seldom tell what is  passing in a woman's' iniud. - fit' talks  with another man, aud he .can lolluw 1ms  processes.' IJc gctsr hi^ poiut'i(of view.  He can read between the linos. He can  make ��������� shrewd guess as'to how he came  to say that or ~\vuy lie''iefrained .fiona  saying the other. * ' ', *<  ^  ,'But a woman's, mental processes nare  not  those  of a  _ian."'.,IIcr  mental -ma-  jchinery is'geared dhfcreutly. You hear  what she - tells < you"'. "_'oii can make inferences from it/ -'I/icy w'Ul he' wrong,  because you do"not know how she .came  to "say what she did. _ou" do not'have"  the>clew.' Try to.guess"'what she will  s>ay next, and you will fiud..that you are  all at sea, says tho Philadelphia Press."/  .The man, who says that he understands  woman is 'himselt a woman. No man  can understand a woman; He may lovo  her. There may exist between his soul  and hers that indefinable and'-celestial  sympathy which is ;tiie sweetest thing  on earth, but he does not understand her.  , Her,mental operation, her ways, of  thought, 'her point of. view, will always  be as inscrutable to him as the "mental  processes of an arigcl.    Whether women  'understand each-other is not quite certain. A greater cpa������tNot the delight "thai;  men^fin'd in the companionship of women  .arises from their inscrutability. You can-  ���������not.nieasuie or exhaust thcin.       ~     ,1  T  lit, - H  I WAS  HOPPED ON.  ..'IX  ���������#v  . Ci' t*\  BY THE CASE OF MRS.!T-IARRISON  v OF orangeyille:  She was Completely Run _own ������������������.������������������������������ il  WilltJ*am in th-. li.iclj* Ue.id jiihI Li uV.s  ���������Ajjriiti.jR,! joitsiug; in Good Health.      '* '  Letter from Mrs. George Grant, of  Paisley, Ont.,,'giving particulars of  a cure effected by "Samaria Prescription," resulting in'its use and adoption by the Paisley Woman's Chris-  , tian. Temperance Union.  (Copy) *  .    Paisley, Out., December ' 11 tli, 1900.  The 'Samav'a Remedy Co.,  30 Jordan-Street, Toronto,  Ont.  ���������_    Dear Sirs,���������I penned a few lines to  - you .some ta_o ago,���������as a member of  the temperance caitSe, 1 wrote for  information; at that time. 1 had in  my mind friends whoso son was a  prcat" cause oi anxiety ancf trouble on  a'copunt "of his drunken habits. I  strongly urged the friends to try thc  remedy I saw advertised fn the Toronto  Globe.   They   cLd so.   It    was  ..the Samaria Remedy " that was administered anel I am pleased to inform'^he company the medicine -was  helpful; the young' man has not  drank a drop since, breaking' oil" from  old companions: and^ special prayers''  oil his behalf, all aided in breaking  the chains.  : At the last meeting-of��������� the W.- C.  T. U. here, I introduced your medicine for the cure of thc licpior 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 arc 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, t  ..(Signed) J MRS. GEORGE GRANT,  On behalf of Paisley W. 0. T. U.    :  FREE SAMPLE ^ISSb__JSr-  ation, testimonials and price sent in plan  sealed envelope. Enclose 2c stamp. Address  THE SAMAftIA REMEDY CO., 30 Jordan St.  TORONTO, Ontaric  SI. Martin;-Que.', May 16, 1S95."  C..C. RICHARDS -& GO. J > r-v  > Gentlemen,���������Last >w November, _ my  child'stuck a hail in his" knee" causing  muammation so' severe that I was  advised to take him to Montreal and,  .have the limb amputated to save" his  life.. -( '  A neighbor advised us to try MINARD'S LINIMENT, which we' did,  and within three days my child -was  all right, and I feel so _ratcful "that  I send you this testimonial,, .that my  experience may, be ot benefit to others. LOUIS   GAGNIER.  good,   from1 whatever  cause, .to .   try'  Dodd's Kidney Pills     Nine times "oui  ot ten .they "will be"exactly what   'is  wanted.      Two     dollars    'spent     for  Dodd's. Kidney Pills     will'   'do more,  than millions  spent    otherwise,     foi"  who    holds  anything" in     the world  more  dear  than     health'/,,  or  would-  apare any'means to save it ,? "  A girl's pretty foot ' never makes  the impression on a young man that  her father's p. _al extremity sometimes cioes.  - DLFl^BEXUES OF OPINION re-  gai-uin.,- i tu. po.'uur mtem������l and exter-  ral irt.i.edy, 1)11. THO.VIAS' _,_!___-  TRiU OIL.���������du not, sj lav as known, exist.. Ti.e ii-stimoriy is pootive and con-  uuci'cnt Bhac turf article icboves pl.vsic.il  pain, cure������ lamene������s, checks a cough, is  an exuiJleuti remedy for pains and rueu  made compl**������inta. and ic has no nauseating or oilier unpleasant: <_ffect when taken  internally.  The gift of the gab isn't always an  acceptable^ present.  ! '��������� ',  The female who" has money  out at  interest  is not  a poor loan woman.  SURAH)'S imiENT Lmiiierman's mal  A little knowledge may be a dangerous tl���������n������. but a little widow is  often more so.  Thc positive man is  comparatively  superlative  Modesty  is    a gieat     virtue  many people bia-.'i to  own.  that  The proprietors of Piirmelec's Pills.* are  constantly receiving letters s-rnilar' 16 the  following, which explains itself: Mr. John  A. Beam. Waterloo, -Unt., writes:' "I never  _?ed any medicine that can equal Parmejoe'a  Pills for Dyspepsia or Liver and Sidney  Complaints. Ihe relief experienced after  using fhem was wbndorfnl'." As a safe family medicine Parmeleete Vegetable Pills can  be given in all cases requiring a cathartic.  There never -was, and never will ho. s.  universal panacea, in one awn dy, for all ilia  to Y;hich _i sh is he.r���������the very nature of  many cuiat ve= being s-uch that were tha  germs of o'her and dvtlerently seated diseases rooted m the f-y.-feni of the patient���������  what would iebeve*one ill ;*' turn Would aggravate the olh'-r. We have, however, in  Quinine \yme, when obta nable in a sound,  unadulteraud stnte, a nnni-dy for many and j nnui  grievous ins. By it> gradual and judicious to *  use the frailest sj-utcm." are Jed mioconvi  Fromrlhd Sun,  Orangevillc^Ont.  :   Many, cases  are    constantly     being  brought- to dight>- by  persons     being  cured by that wonderful remedy���������Dr.  Williams'  .'Pink ,0Pills���������after  'doctors*  have  failed' to   be  a> .benefit. , Among  them may be noted the case  of Mrs.'  Benjamin '-Harrison,'   a . well������ known  lady who resides in-the near vicin.'ty  of Orangeville,   Ont.' .'A reporter  of  the-Sun hearing of Mrs.    "Harrison's  wonderful' cure, called.' at lher> home to  inquire into/  the;   facts    of   the case'.  Mrs!' Harrison , said,she was pleased  to  be able .to f testify . to the,great  .curative powers  of'these pills.      She  said:   "For some'years I have been a  constant sufferer.   "Just what-to', call'  my'disease I do not-know,;even the  doctors were, unable to  diagnose  it.v  I  was   completely run  down,    I had'  racking pains in my--head,  back -and  limbs. ' I> was unable to "secure'sotind  sleep, and   on   arising" m the  morning  would -'col as tired ' -as < before going  to   bed." My .stomach'-was  in  a   bad  .condition,, a-dvthie''; least' movement  caused ny heart/'to.-palpitate violently.^' Doctors'ltreatment failed1- to . 'be'  of benefit to me, and"! wasV'n a-very  discouraged  state when' a^frfencl 'advised '_e to .try^Di-:, Williams'   Pink,  Pills.   , Thinking that they might iV  lieve mo,a little I procured, a supply,  and began taking them according" to*.  directions.      From  the first  I   cott.d.  see that  they were helping .me,  "and  by the tUme I had taken half a dozen  boxes  I was 'free  from  the  ailments  that nad made my life miserable.   It  -is now several years since I took the  pills   and   not   tne  least   sign   of  mv  old trouble hassiiice shown itself.    I  would  strongly' urge*  tho  use   of  Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills for any    persou  who has a weak or run clown system  anel I am sure they will not fail to  bo beneficial."  To those who are weak, easily  tired, nervous, or whose blood is out  of condit'on. Dr. Williams' Pink Pill:-,  come as a blessing, curing when all  other medicines fail, and restoring  those who give them a fair trial to a  full measure of health and strength  Sold by all dealers in medicine, or  sent by mail, post paid, at 50"cents  a' box, or six boxes for .^2 ."50. by addressing the Dr. "Williams' Medicine  Co.,  Urockville,. Ont '  "  ���������- - '"VI  ';-.>i- >/^x^  Vml [t.JIacle Ilim JForpret H tins elf Po# '  "    ii Few'Moments.    ' .       <  "Tes, -jedge," said the colored broth-!  or, who was'arraigned for disturbing,  the pence, "I reckon I'ze guilty of what-^  yo' say.-   Yes, ^sah, I, had a row wid.  Elder Bebee of de church, an mebbe l<-rr\  trowed him down a lectio tot) hard, but  I iihd do biggest kind of a provocaslnm.  Do \vo'   know what" 'dat pusson-did,  ���������?.���������-.?* -  , *T do 'not,u but you ra:  "Well, sali,-_ was in (my pew. in ',  church, ah I" wasjulessin de^Lawd fur: .  his goodness an about to pray'fur'raih ,-  an'ask dat my lottery ticket hit a'.tho'u- ^  sand dollah-prize when de elder coines ">���������  alongi mighty v sudden an hops on' to"*'-, ~i ������.V- lA'^!,.?ig^  me.'! 1      ' ."'-   .  t  dat pusson- did,   ' -    ,V "'-.''"&.'$������  may relate." y ,-'   ';-,". ,Y>*fcg.l  ���������-"How hopped?*' asked his. honor. ���������������?   ",  "Jest told me' dat - he'd .dun figgered '���������  up an found I owed thirty-seben'hun- ;  dred dollahs p'ev.' rent" _n^wanted de .  hull' of.it right, down^ in a 'blink tov buy    .  tar to stbp'up_aeMcvacks in de floahl ,1������'  owe dat pew rent, jedgo���������I'owe it, anM  ain't gwjne to deny, cle same���������but" de'  suddenness  of dat  Uop jes'' took my -,  bref away, an.de fust thing vI'krio"wed'J  I had, de elder oil his .back^outdoahg /  nn'wasn't carin 2 cents ^whether',de ~'  Lawd sent lots" of rain or let all/d*r"M  watermillions shrivel up on de vines.' y  ~   ~. ~r " _lVQxr_.n>.:    7  "'������*���������'��������������� ...  - '^tf:|fe|  '  - ' -. l$S?l  .-   ',. -r '*$I  "    <.������''  '  ���������. _/ --.^Vf ,|  rt'i  .   I -.->! kt!t'.jl_S  .Tightening, the'strings b'f a. kviolin .  is a sir ain of music.' ������������������        r>- .'   -. .f"  ,It is muclr'casier to-collect a cro vd^  thai\va <lollar'for charity.-, y.  '" , ' si'-  BBJLRD'S-IHIMEHT IS HSfc3 HfPlysiClaik- ���������":''"  Tne"soft'ippliticai jobus-a-pt tofall-1  to the man. who fought .for, it:rather  than the one'who  "s fit for'it.      -    ���������  -"'jp-iVsTiir  *1    i A'   ~fi\  i     ^> ���������.t^ v  Tcft I  '''-l.'?V   -������>f'  -; 1-i.fA.a;'  .> ^    (.-*������- }���������$ |  FRAGRANT.  b___������SS  _ perfsst liquid dentifriee f������r fh������.-  ������  _ /  New Size SOZODONT LEQUIO, 25c  SOZODONT TOOTH POWDER, 25c  Large LIQUID aril POWDER, 75c  At all Stores, or by Mail for tho price  HALL & FLU CKEL, Nov/ York.  V,t.  <-..\  ,f  An ounce of cortentment niav be  better than a ton of gold, but"most  people  who  have     thc     contentment  would   gladly  exchange    it  for  the  Job was a patient man���������but Job  never had any experience with mes-  ���������angcr boys.  , Says a sage :���������.."''Give me the mari  whistles at his work." All right,old  chap, you can have him.  When1 a poor man marries a wife  who suffers from tho social microbe  he. may give up all hope of a nest  egg for old age.  M for Inaif s ami tale no otter.  ; intending to say something particularly spiteful, a woman starts out  with an ode to Sincerity.  New   York has  a    policeman. who  can speak seven .'languages.. /  Some persons .'have, periodical attacks of  Canadian cholera,' dysentery or diarrhoea,  and have to use great precautions to avoid  the disease. Change of water, cooking and  green fruit is sure to bring on the attacks.  To such persons we would recommend Dr.  J. D. Keliogg's Dysentery Cordial as being  the best medicine in the market for all summer complaints. If a few drops are iaken  in water when the symptoms are noticed no  further trouble will be experienced.  Jc^cence and .-.trergth b\ the influence which  Quinine e\ei tr> ���������. n nature"? own restoiat.vcs.  It relieves the drooping spir.ts of those with  whom a chronic state of morbid  despondency and lack of S: torc-t m life is a disease,  anvl, by tranquihziug 'the nerves, disposes to  'sound auti  refreshing s'ec[;���������-imparts vigor  to the action of    the blood, which,  being  stimulated, courses  ihri-ughout  tho  veins,  strengthening ihe hea Uiy iinimal iunctiona  of the syste-ni,  thereby ruaUiug   activity a  necessary reeoit, strentiilienmg  tho frame,  and giving lite to the digestive organs, which  naturally demand  increased substance���������result, improved aijputite. Is'ordirop & Lyman,  of Toronio  hav������ given  to tlie public iheir  superior Quin._u\V;ncat the usual rate, ard,  gauged   by the opinion  of   scientists,  thia  wine approaches ceaiv?t perfection of anyin  the market.    All drugj,ists sell it.   ;  Gatciiing the scarlet fever is a rash  act.  Seep mikarb's umm w the Ucnse.  __.C3-_3_STrrS    * TaT^-nTT___3.  We ani in need of a few. reliable" A.genta  ihroughont the country to handle our  aASQUNE LAMPS MiQ SUPPLIES.  G-ojcI profit and quick sales.   For particu,  '���������it.* addresd  tin;  iKCAXD&CENT GAS LAMP   Co.,  313 ATjiin St., "Winnipeg1.   .. for durabifcity  established.   10years trial.   Abome industry.  Encourage it.   BEWARE.of American Paper  Felting, which' cracks in our climate.   For sam������  < pies and testimonials apply to       "   r^ :  J W. G..FONSECA. (Sole Agent.)...  It isn't wise to speak the  triiMi-at ' 66* Main Street, ' ;   ._ Tv-INSrii?_:CW  all   times.    Silence  is  often  more"sat-l, Issner of Marriage -.tcenaes ��������� ���������  ist'actorv ' '      !   "���������    ��������� .-.-���������...  It doesn't take a school boy long  to evince a love for���������;��������� division���������-When  another boy owns the  apple.  Some women, when they talk gossip, have the intense look' in their  eyes that distinguishes a miser when  he counts- his money.  We  often    wonder  if  anyone  really liked lettuce.  cvor  An  umbrella     does   a lot  of  but it has to be put up to it.,  good,  The young man; who takes a ,prei:y  girl out rowing-is a chump if he confines his hugging to the shore.  How's This?  . We -ffl'or On" iHund-ed Dollars Reward for  atiy,ca������ii of Catirrh that cannot l>e cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure  F ::>. CIIKNEY '&��������� CO.. Props , Toledo, O.  We, tlio'-undersigned.' have known F. .).  Cheney for the last 15 yr������ars. and.believe him  ��������� i riecily honorable in al't business transactions,  anrl lin nclnlly able o carry out any obligation  made by their firm.  u est & Tuuax, U'hole'ale Drngs'ists.Toledo,0.  NVai.di.vg,    KiNWAX   &   Mar'vjx,   Wholesale  Druggist?, Toledo, 0.  Hall's Catarrh Cure i.? taken internally, acting directly ujion tlie blood and 'mucous surface' of tlie system. Price, 7fic. p?r bottle. Sold  by all drng'g'sts.   Testimonials free.  Hall's Fidnily-Pills aro the best.  Girl.?,   don't   keep   a   man    waiting j  for  an     answer,    lie may     have  an- i     '��������� ,l3r'   "^ "/*���������**&  other engagement iu view. j gfc ������_UV������JKSf STILL  LEAD,  JHEELER& WILSON'S  ^ Sewing  Maohines  L'4i^: Mortage  Avenue.  f������ywV������mw���������ww_WW_W������������������������������������������t__i  Wo family living in a bilious country  should be without Parmelee's Vegetable  pills. A few doses taken now andthen will  keep the liver active, cleanse the "stomach  from all bilious matter and prevent ague.-  Mr. J7L. Price, Shoals, Martin Co., Ind..  writes: "I have tried a box pf.Parmelee'a-  Pills and find theni the best medicine for  Pev.er and Ague I have ever used."  f ������V  The1 pa.'n. of parting is experienced  by the small boy when' his another  attempts  to-part his hair.\  It is estimated that one-third of  the dwellers upon earth are habitual  users  of tobacco. *  If a man is a mfllionaire he can  say all the fool things he wants to  without impairing his reputation for  wisdom.  According to the report of a United States consul, there are in Brazil  3000,000 Germans,. 1,300,000 Italians, S00.000 Portuguese and 100,-  000  Spaniards.  in  to  Many a man. makes his mark  the world because he is unable  write.  :   .  Some men think their waives are  jealous when they are only disgusted.  Praising  your   rival   may   be    good  Christianity,   but   it's  poor   politics.  ���������i'_i      miiiSii���������    ���������___    -_<___���������_  MATERIAL  ������a ;  Every tiling for the  .Printer.  ITO  |    FOOSW CO,  < LIMITED.  ���������"  ������������������ -  %    175 0WE2T ST., WINNIPEG  ^ . - ���������'������������������������������������  '������!A^AA.^,MiVWV<MA^VvV_!  w. X. U. No, ������3.1.' Bs^_____^gg_v  *Zi  '< I  ';?. i  --fc.  ������!  Mi  if!  ii ? i  WW '  'v!  ,i  .1  I  ft i  4: ���������  If!  U}  i!  ���������IP  i:-  w  i 7  u  f  j it  n  I'F  ,fi.  COW BELLS AGAIN".  -The cow bell band has apparent-  ly increased in numbers.    Certainly in  volume, density and variety  of sound.'   There is  tbe deep  bass  bell which clangs bing. bong!   and  betrays its 'owner   as   the   strong  minded.-new woman   cow.   ' The  alto toned oue, kling a  ling,   kling,  kling! of   the   nervous   hysterical  young creature cow.     The   giddy,  irregular clang, a Jang,  a   ling   a  lang! of the summer girl, surf bath-  ing style  of cow,   and, the stolid  Bing,'Bang,  Bing,  Bung!   cf   the  heavy housekeeper,' money saying  old cow,   besides many   others' of  minor note and iim particular stand-  - ing. but whose  wild jangle, mixed  up in  one weird concatenation   of  vile discords, make  the - midnight  hours of the would-be sleepers,  one  .   'horrible   waking   nightmare.      It  has been fcuggvsted,  that peals   of  '    bells, of'the various sounds   heard  nightly,'   be  arranged   and ^'hung  under the windows of,, the  sleeping  rooms of our Mayor/.and   Council-  j ' i .  lors, to be rung all night  by^ electricity, just to, let them-know what  people suffer, arid' as a  suggestion  that, if they'_re still afraid of.deai-  . ing <with the Cows,   they may   take~  , sufficient  pily con   the   persecuied  , residents of the town, who  own  no  cows, and afe forced to listen t'o the  music, to,at least take steps to have  the bells  removed. and   then  can all go to sleep."  1  $h  -urtii/ey z&Jh-i!-' 071&1&'-  J  z^^O 4{ym/ ^i������f'   *4^  cruel slander on these men,, who,  on the, contrary, are said to have  done everything possible to' save  life, and one of who lost his life in.  doing his duty.* ' f  SCHOOL BOOKS.  a  we  This paper has   often called   at  tention   to, the   illegal   killing   of  game out.of season inthis vicinity.  This year has been no exception to  *��������� the rule, and it is said to be a com-  mon and easy  thing   to   see   men  coming home early in the morning  with shot guns  and   doge,   besides  bulging pockets.    We kuow of  one  '   fci.'in. as' an" example,   who   liven  here with a wife and   family,   who  would be very indignant  were any  one to suggest that he  were   anything but ol strictest^ ntegrity  and  respectability, but who has made a  practice of going out with his  dogs '  and gun for the last 3 weeks at peep  of   day.       ��������� Listeners    could    hear  several shots fired while he was out,  and he would'then be   back   and  Bitting respectably at his  breakfast  by the time most   people were stirring abroad.    Now  people do   not  get up at 3 a.m. and go  off to   the  woods with  a shot   gun   to   hunt  spooks, and respectable  gentlemen  who   do  these   things   should    be  under the surveillance of thepolice.  They   may   be   meditating   early  morning suicide, who knows?  We are again called upon to  put  our hands into, the pockets  of owr  jeans and   dig   up   the   necessary  needful to purchase  school ��������� books.  Four to.five dollars must  be   paid  ,out by some families to gratify' the  whims and fancies of one official, or  shall, we say���������to  satisfy   the   demands'of the  '"School book ring?"  The amount  required' would   per-  haps be not noticeable weie, it  for  two years,. or even   for  a   twelve-,  month's requirement,'but we "teem  nowadays-to be living on the  crust  of a volcano,   not   knowing   when  the   flame   may -spurt   out, and  "* - s *  start us again on the go. -< Just  at  .....        ��������� ^  the present time,1 one of the new  ftngled" "readers" -is Longfellow's  '"Evangeline."    In  a few "mon *s  i  perhaps, the whimsies that  govern  these affairs may, tell-us   that that  young   lady   is   "passee" .or   old  fashioned or' .something . else,,- and  dictate that school' children   must*  delve into  Paradise ..Lost  or Marat ion, and ag-iin muist the paternal  (or maternal) hand dive into , the  great unknown and fish   out   more,  shekels to sati:-fy  "the   cravings   of  the ii.satiate.    If the idea it* to improve the class of  rending  to   suit  the times, the line  new struck .out  is fallacious.      What child, obliged  to get a hurried   education  in   the  public schools, is going to benefit, in"  these clays of bustle and  hurry, by  reading Evangeline? She, no doubt,  was    a     mi st     estimable   young  woman, but such   reading   as   her  history makes is for the  dilleianie,  lounging under mediterranean skies,  not  for practical  pioneers   of   the  great Western American Continent.  Apart    from   the   very     doubtful  changes made in all classes of school  books, the system of  changing  ho  fre'quenttyus  rutten   and   unjust.  Hard   working   pt ople   are   taxed  enough under  an}'   circumstances,  and the forcing on thern of a needless increase is wrong  and  unwise.  GA_tDEN",PAitTY.  The garden party.at"Mr' Bridges'  last  week was   a   most successful  affair, there being  a large attendance and much enjoyment.    Several games served to create a  diversion,   the   best   being   Uncle   and  Aunt Kruger, ' after  -the  style ' of  Aunt Sally.    The, affair ' netted   a  handsome sum, which' will be hand-  ed over to the Agricultural, Society,  to go towards   enlarging, the   hall.  The society is to .be congratulated  upon   haviug   a   president   whose  interest in the welfare  of the  con-'  . cern will cause him   to  go   to   the  trouble and expense that Mr Bridges,,  has'.   . Much-?credit    is   due   Mrs  Bridges ,aIso','"whuse efforts, went  so  far towards  making  ihe   affair   a  success..  Q/TJA..X-JrT"_r  COUNTS.....  in  BREAD  FLAVOR and MOISTURE  ' ARK  THE-ESSENTIALS     '  Ours . is becoming noted for these Qualities^-.  STEAM  or   PAN  LOAVES  a  Specialty.....^  CAMPBELLS',  Dunsmuir Ave..'  ' r -  JPwiitry ��������� W efting  ,    ;      '  ^ ���������~ j __���������___-��������� -  2   Foot, ,5c'.'nper; yard  f 3       "    8c.  V     4 ;   " ,. ioc  Fencing Wire frcm 5c. to 5 3-4.C., per lb.*  Bailing,  ;      "       " 57 3-40.  -S-8 Coil Chain   - '7  Ac:  Navvy Wheelbarrows,' ',$2.561 each!  m  a  n  a  n  <������  a  'a  LOCALS.  THE ISLANDER.  The statements credited to a  Mr  and Mrs W. A. Preston,  who  were  saved from   the   ill-fated   Islander,  that the Captain   ard   Pilot   were  intoxicated, are not worthy of the  slightest  credence.      Two   people,  who according  to   their   own   accounts,   were   in   their   stateroom  until the last moment,   when  they  pas-ed on deck barely  in   time   to  catch the la^t boat leaving the ship,  come out with a statement that the  two   most   responsible   people   on  board were drunk.    Yet all the rest  of the saved, both   passengers  and  crew,   many   of   whom   saw   both  these officers after the collision, say  nothing in   corroboration   of   this  DEATH OF R03T. HARVEY.  Victoria, 22���������Lieut. R. D. Harvey, who was reported dangerously  ill in cable fram India yesterda}',  has succumbed to his illness. .Colonel of 4th Hussars cabled his  grandrriother, Mrs E.. Dunsmuir:'-  "Deeply regret your grandson died  today, whole regiment regrets your  lo?s, Kincaid Smith."  Lieutenant Harvey was the  youngest child of the late James  Harvey of Nanaimo, 23 years of  age, and educated at R.M.C.. Kingston, joined 4th Hussars two years  ago, and was acting adjutant at the  time of his death.   O :   Did you see those fancy Eider  down jackets at Moore's.  Miss, Manson   and   Miss   Rush-  *. '' 'J  worth of Union Bay were itp Saturday and stayed over until Sunda}\  We noticed our old friend G. ,G./  McDonald, of the Elk, a*   Comox,"  was up Saturday."       - '<   ���������_  In the evening, "Mrs  McKer.zie,,  "and LMrs" Radford,-attended .the  concert given by H.M.S. Wat spite's  : troupe.   ' .  - Miss Mounce of New York, sister  of Mr L. A. v Mounce, M P.P., and  Messrs WVand'A. Mounce, is visiting her brothers.here.  The bargains at Leiser's in ladies  'underwear, children's boots and  gents' sox are so good and surprisingly reasonable as to astonish all  those who have been making purchases.  Dr. John Duncan, lost on the  Islander, was a resident of Comox  some years ago.  The campers are- beginning to  stray home again. Mr Abrams'  family took up housekeeping again  last week, and others will soon follow.  The Magnet Cash Store���������Headquarters for sporting goods and  fishing tackle. Shells loadei to  order.  The Colliery Co. have notices up  that all men from No. 4 slope may  have work in No. 5 and No. 6 shafts  until resumption of work in No. 4,  when they can get their old places.  Best quality China ware and  fine crockery chamber sets at J. C.  Moore\. Some of the neatest patterns ever-imported.  School re-opened Monday last.  Miss Milligan and Mies Cameron,  at present attending Normal School,  have their teachers desks filled  temporarily by Miss R. Milligan  and Miss Machin.  Stevenson's bargain counter is  woith looking at. .Good remnants  for school dresses.  Miss Fraser, of Victoria, is teaching at Union Bay. The good people there are so taken with her that  her intended temporary stay is  likely to become permanent.     The  a__et  "younglady visited Cumberland on  Saturday, iu ,reompany with' htr  hostess, Mrs Humphreys ' of the  Wilson./      "    ,'������ '-'.   :     ",,      V '  . '      o ���������"  TO THE TEAF.   ,  r ~"*"  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  ������ w J    t    l  procure the Ear'Drums  may have  them   fiee������     Address   No. ''14517,  The ' " Nicholson    'institute, , ' 780'  Eighth Avenue, New York,J U.S.-A-.  OoMbia liourmg;: i'r  '���������- , Mills Company;  ��������� enderby; b. C.    . .  . -    i-il  Ml    "  In  LOST  On the'22nd August, a gold ring  lettered Yukon. ' A reward of $5  will be paid on returni-ig same to  Chas. Bridges or Riverside hotel.  ag28  ROBERT GRANT.  Pop Sal'E-l  Two very desirable  4-Roomed Cottages in  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at  *5      THlfi OPPICE.  isroT-'ioEi.  Until further notice, on and after  August 1st 1901, sprinkling or  watering gardens, or premises, from  water'mains-will not be allowed  after 9. a.m., under penalty of hav-  ing the water turned off and a charge i  of $2.00 -made for turning on again  Water may be ti&ed for gardening  purposes before Bla.m. in morning  and from 7 to 9 p. m. in evening.  No .hose or tap-to be allowed to run  ail night, or water will be shut off.  No water to be used fr.m hydrants for any purpose except extinguishing fires.  Any perfon found using water  from any other persons faucets will  be prosecuted. ,  GEORGE STEVENS,  Mgr. Cumberland Water Works.  iy3L  .Hungarian,    L   V  ' "'       "   ;Q'   '' _-    " ,. -1  - Three St_ir^    p"  ���������Wheatlets 10���������'  Strong, Bakers ",  R.P.Rithet&Co.V  (LIMITED.)  Agents, -    Victoria, B.C  Henry's Nurseries  an d Greenhouses  _ n  GREENHOUSE   PLANTS AT THE  LOWEST PRICES. '    ,  Bee Supplies,Seeds, and  Fertilizers.  Agricultural   Implements,  Fruit  Baskets and Crates.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees.  Bulbs for fall planting.  Catalogues free.  M. J. HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B.  O  WHITE LABOR  ONLY.  WANTED���������Capable, reliable per  son in every county to represent-  large company of solid financial'  reputation; $936 salary per year  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely, sure and all expenses;  straight, 'bona-fide, lefinite salary  no commission; salary paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each week. Standards-  House, 334 Dearborn, St, Chicago.  Notice.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars of   the   Union , Colliery  Company by any   person   or   per  f sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited.     Employees   are   subject to dismissal for allowing same  By order  Francis D   Little,  Manager;


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