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 ts-\* t  !   /  fAo\T;   ^KhuXjXtvy'   -'    ^j  .).  TENTH  rYEr\R  CUMBERLAND.    B. C.   TUESDAY,   AUG 25.  390:  , CULTIVATORS: ���������; SEED UEI fcLPj " WHEEL -HOES,��������� Et<c<  ,        -   ;J     *<       ^                 VERY  LATEST*IWJ������libyEMENTrir   *��������� .      '  v' - -      ' *,  ^  ..   '    , ..        / -     V...    ������    .-. _._!<> j'-__:-_- ,  Call and see them'or writetor catalogues and prices.'  Telephone 82.' - Sole Agents for B.C.", P O. Diawer 563  ostermoor  Latent elastic felt  mattress  v S1S.OO      __ ,     $15.00  First Cost is Last 'Cost and Ocly Coat  WEILER BROS,  A'e sleep inducers���������purer, sweeter  cleaner, than any other known mat-  tiess the v\hole world over, of most'  1n.11 vellons" merits, far exceeding the  very beat of hair In fact to devotees ot hur their merits seem inciedu-  loua of helief. They will never mat  or pack, become" uneven or lumpy  and never wear out. We have yet  to see a worn-out Patent Elastic Ft.lt  Mattress.  ��������� S15.00���������'  NET CASH for Full Size  All Sizes carried in  stock.      Pi ices  same   as   New York   and Montreal.  ������  Victoria, B.C.  HIGH-CLASS   FURNISHINGS.  LATEST  -OF���������  PATTERNS  Suitings for Gents,  ���������and���������  Costumes for Ladies,  'l', A  TH. CAREY,  ..' . v:'../':   Ladies & Gents Tailor  Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland  For Preserving Jars, all sizes,  Rubber Rings for fame, ami Sugur,  enquire prices at the',Big Store; by  so doing you can save- money.   ���������-o   Just opened Ip'fants and Children's Waists,' Maids'Coisets, Kid  fhting, E. and A. sure fit, No. 284,  black; D. and A. *Ha-bit Hip and  Nursing Cors-ets, in ul\ f-izes, from  18 to 3'^ --Sts.nlev H,. lirgg&.   Jo ^  S:rength \nd vijior covne of. goon  food, duly digested, "Jponie," a  read v-to-serve wheat;'-.and-v barley  food adds no burden,-'but-.jSjjjstains,  nourishes,  invigorates.     ^>'-  ���������:'���������':'   ���������������������������������t-fV.'-''.  FOR SALE,. Gneap, on easy terms  2 Hoiases.-^Ayplyi T. E. Bate.  ^ .'������������������,  '   LOCALS.      -    f  .    t    f ������������������ ��������� ^  FOE," WANTS, consult.our Advertis- ^  r   ing: Squares on inside page for  .._r ���������< anything required.* ���������   J_ i ___   Honest Value for-���������."every dollar is ���������  what you get att thefporner Store. /'  Crown Fruit Jarig'are 50 percent,  better thananv ofheriar.' We have,  'em.  ' Magnet Cacti Store. ' '  ^We sell Force,,Malta Vita, Shredded Wheat Biscuits,' Grape Nuts,  and'  Po-t urns. - Cereal    Mixture.���������  % V r  Stanley H. Riggs. , J  " No'.'5~ locomotive was shipped to  Ladybird h. Thursday, Dy Transfer,  for repairs,-No. 10 having been sent'  up from that ,~town to relieve the  overworn engir.e.   / -       j,L  ,f .'The ^ev. Mr de.Vittric, chaplain  of H.M.S!" Grafton,Fhas kindly .con-,  Rented.;to take the'service'in the  Eiigiish.Church:nt3xt Suudav-'everi-  HigjAUgUBt'BlBt.  l,     ' ^     i^f  V\You:can get _Pit Boots, Overalls,  .Pit .Caps,'&c, at>iock bottom prices  at the,Corner Stored "   "'   .   s  "."Sold by all leading-merchants'���������i  Crown'Fruit Jars. .Thake iw other,  we have"'em, ^ Magnet .Cash Store.  -^Little Bobbie Thomson" has.-em-  .barked in, the *���������'.Powder, Monkey "  business.    Bob is not very big,' butt  he" has heart enough to tackle a j -b  which   many   older ',,boys   would  sh'irk^'Good stuff Bobbie!   -.,."'  H'ave  you seen our short. Erect  Form .Corsets at,,'fifty cents, 't The-'  saraeAquality- is   usually .sold  alt  nearly twice the prfce.���������Stanley'^H.,  i������?as.   *?-      !��������� - *. ���������-    -        4        I  ;? Mr'aud^MrKJlobt.- Grant, enter- ,  Tained*'a.number' of friends Friday-  evening at their summer cottage at  Roy's   beach,   the   occasion   being  Ma-yor Grant's'"birshday.    A spac-  .ous platform had been erected, and  drincing  was kept  up  until a late  hour,   the    visitors   departing   for  hdme with frelings^ of intense ,plea  ^ure at their delightful treatment  by their host and hestess.  Ask' vour merchant for Black  Jack Rubber Rings. We have thern  Magnet Cash Store.  The Grits must surely anticipate  an early general election. The Ot-  tawa, head centres are causing a  little more* public money to be  blown avvay in ^lasting rocks so  that   the ^ Courtenay   River   may  Telegraphic News.  Nanaimo, Aug^O���������Yacht race,  sea^rbugh, wild'very li^ht. At  2.45 p.m. Reliance -was two miles  from turning mark; she leads over  Shamrock' byJar>out a mileand'is  ^inc-easing her lead. Shamrock is  , nearly becalmed, and has'developed  into a drifting'match if wind does  ttol strengthen.  Shamrock is a  mile and  a half  astern of Reliance becalmed.  '   Later.���������Yachts unable' to finish  in time limit and to-day's race has  been declared off, ,  Nanaimo, August 21��������� A terrible  accident is reported at Parksville���������  Mrs Harrietjlfurrj-n. a widow aged  77, having  been  burned to  death-  th?re yesterday.   A <=on who resided  vwith"ihfe deceased was working out  of doors when he heard his mother  ' ' * ".  screaming in 'the kitchen, rushing  in 'he,found the old lady's clothes  on fire, her* dress having evidently  caught from  the stove.', He extin-  iguished the blaze ..with a" bucket of  water but .she; had already suffered  fearful injury about the head and  body, ai.d died an hour later:   ff     '  Dawson, Aug. 21���������A. Brattenddr  just  arrived  from'"'Tanana, states  that  200  miners  arejace to  face  with starvation at the head oi Tan-  < j* .  ana River.   St-veral^pruspectors dis-  htartened and starving "have^ already died on the trail and while  returning from Nizioai.District, 500  miles from the Yukon River.' Some  t  of the remaining-miners are living  on-berries and burk.     '   " .  1 ,ILadysriiitH, Aug. 21���������Large meeting of Conservatives was, held here,  last   night." .Meeiing add.'e������������sed  by,  -Horf. G. Wilson and Hon.' R Gteen.  Il *isl,arr'augecV that^ a .committee  meets ^Saturday to 'airange^details  and that nomination be held Saturday, Aug/29'  Mr Thompson of Na  nsimo, who is well known here, is'  about to start a newspaper.   It'isto  be khown as the  '' Ladysmith Recorder." and will be on  Conserva-p  tive lines.0  Nanaimo, Aug. 21���������The Socialists  of this city nominated J. H Havv-  thornthwaiie of that ticket at their  regular meeting last night.  Rossland, August 21���������The War  Eagle mine is on fire in the 1000  foot level. When d^covered the  smoKe and fumes prevented any one  approaching the fire. An effort to  get down was abandoned and the  shaft sealed up at the 900 foot level  reach a fish ladder which was built The blocking of the air is expected  on dry land a few years ago.Three     to  extinguish   the   fire   with   thee  The/-',  Magnet  Cash Store  ARRIVED   THIS  .'���������' WEEK.   ' '���������'.."  Dolls,  Baby Rattles,  Fancy Shell ,  Goods, Cup, Saucer'and Plcite, nice,,  Present from Mother, Wife, Sister   '  or Friend,   Work   Baskets,    Baby \  Baskets,,.  Toy   Whips,    Hammers,  Hatchets,-, Carts just the thing for  boys, Games, Fish Pond,.&c.  Shaving   Mugs,'  Brushes," Combs  &c, &c.      -     l  T. E. BATE;  o I  1  "<h~' l\xM\  J     Jn -' > I  DUNSMPIB^AVE ,;'  Cumberland  I,",  t      S   li'\i     tK'.'   ii-,i'  -     ������, FOUND    -  ���������_   t . ,.   ,,    t    f-   f  Between the two Bridges, Courtenay,  a SILVER WATCH, owner can have  same in proving (property by "applying to  D. DcDonaUl, Courtenay Hotel'&    ,,1, ,���������  ,(_'  w-  r * "l  V.'  CARD   OF'_THANK3.- _    '  The undersigned desire to express theirV,  aiiks1 to the Druids and ihe'TW,od3men^;  Lodges, and' to all friends for help and/' ^/"^.i-tJil  1   "-7  l   T*1^~  --   It  f  ~\      "  prominent lesklents, Messis John  lMat-on, Lije Smith.irst and Adam  McKelvey, are engaged. The scene  of operation is where "Resolution"  Bill McAllan put in a few delightful weeks'  hunting a year or  two  ago.  STRIKE   DECLARED  OFF  For  several   days   prior the rumour had been abroad  that at the  regular meeting  of the W.F. of M.  on Thursday the dissolution of  the  strike would take place.    However,  as  false  alarms of  the same kind  have floated about before, no special  note  was   made of the statement,  people prefering  to await developments.    However, the end did come  as stated, as after a ballot taken, a  delegation waited on  Mr Little to  inform; him that the men had decided    to   accept   the   Company's  terms���������a two years' contract indi-  vidjualfy, at former rates of digging,  &c,  th'vis,ending   the   14   weeks^  strike,. ,-  stenm vapor now being introduced  in large quantities All the miners  have been got out.  Lfidysmith, Aug. 21��������� A slight explosion of coal gas occurred this  morning on board ste>mer Tellu.-  lying in harbour hei'e. Hatches l.y  some mistake were closed down  tight and ventilators left closed all  night. Chinaman enieied to begin  work, he struck a light which ignited gas from coal already loaded  with dust in atmosphere. A muffled report followed, hatch flew in  air. An examination resulted in  finding Chinamen burnt about, body  but no other evil effects.  Victoria, Aug. 21���������Mr Dunsmuir  is  preparing plans for   a  feiry  to  sympathy,* on the occasion of the death-4 j iA'ty-jib  ,and luneral^of, the'husband and brother^'?' l_Vjjf;'_.  Louigi.Morrochi.      . --- *   >.     '- ?'-"^_.w> ~'���������/_���������.,  '    irLeco Delia," California.-please copy������,"f'A, "4"%Jr'  1    ',r(Sgd.)  ''���������M1Rs"MoRRocHi. l'^r'*'/Lf  <-..,<     "   ._ o"   JOHN^MORROCHI.   A,^<     -  f* V  LETTERTO THE EDITOR.  ' ~ ~~~~ c- ~  I  Editor News.���������In your last issue I noticed an article signed,by i'lx A. McKaight;  judging by it that gentleman seems to think  that he possesses some special right not  usually conceded to others, to parade other  men's private afiairs before the public, with,  out obtaining their permission to do so   My  resignation,  when tendered, interested two  <���������' v ,-    ^  parties, mj'self, and the Welliagton'Colliery "  i *  Company,  and at present interests uiyaelf  only,  thorefoie I deny the right of A. Mc'-"  Knight, or any one else, t to mix my name    ���������  up iu any   " mud-shngiug '" he may wish to  engage in. I furthermore wish to state, *that  my resignation  was tendered   in a regular '  and proper maimer, aeco upauied by a ver-  bal statement of my reason* for taking that  course,   consequently I fail to  see in what  wiy it should concern the public.      In con.  elusion I  wish to*bay that during my fourteen  years  residence  m  this place I have  demonstrated my ability to mind  my own  business, an accomplishment I would recoui;  mend A. McKuight to oi ltiva'e.  Thanking > on li,r y<;ur    pace,���������I remainr  yours respeclfull>,   '  jAMlkS  b.MlTU  iinwimwii^ niiiwiiifrtiw  This letter is in reply to a request  by Mr Carey for aid in seating the  High Soiiool-room ���������  Education Office,  Victoria, Augubt 10, 1903.  Thoa. H. Carey, K-q ,  Secy. Si'houl B> ard,  Cumberland, B.C.  Sir,���������Ueplyitig to your letter ot the 5th  im>t., I beg to acquaint you that since your  carry 28 cars m four rows of wven i Hieh Sch������o1 has c03t thl3 department such  i        t.      -ii   Q"Hf������   Irsncr .,nrl mAFt ' a sma-11 su,n ������=o establish I shall be ploised  pi\ch     It will ooUtt. long ana o4H. . . ,    ,   .  erVL.iL.     xu o \ .    furnlsh vou with one d< v/n ������mgle desks  r  T  wide, and will be built at Union  Bay. The new ferry will carry coal  and coke from the mines to the  Vancouver Island smelters and  wherever required on the coast. It  will be tow.t-'d by a tug at first but  machinery will be put in- later and  *it will be propelled by two turbines.  [Continued on last page.  as soon as the carload of deaks ordered from  Covransville arrives in Victoria. Theso  desks I expect in about six weeks' time, and  I would bo 'pleased if you would kindly  notify mo regarding the matter again, say  about the 1st of October.  I have the honour to be, Sir,  Your obedient Servant,  Alex. Robinson,  Supt. of Education.  * i-**.+*.    pl*)fj4***H.tl~ |������l  II HEART'S DARLING  BT W. HEXUBUBO.  il in a  did not  as     the  I  'j  f.  S '  lAV.  /'I     sunk   on   my    bed   as  "dream,  and slept h cavity.     I  wake 1 ill noon the next day,  'carriage rolled     into     the court-yard  below,   bringing  Wilken  and his bride  ���������from  the  church.     With  an  efiort     I  remembered  1  had   a  fiance-,   as     the  -chamber-maid brought in a note and  ��������� a bouquet from him." I excused    myself,   and , stayed   in   bed   all   day;     I  ���������was-   unutterably     miserable.  In  the  ' evening  1  made  up  my  mind     to  re-  v^-ceivc him with the  declaration   that  ;I found I had acted with too'  much  .haste,   and     then  1  would  take     the  .night   train  away.      But  he  did     not  ���������come.     J3y noon he was     of! for Ho-  henberg to see grandpapa.   YcsLerday  morning  T received a telegram    from  the   old  gentleman,   giving   his     consent.   ' Tfe expects  me to-day."      She  chad spoken with trembling lips; now  '.she ceased,  and pressed her hands  to  her temples. "Voila tout!" she   said,  .arter a pause, in an entirely different  ���������tone.   ".Now  pack  your   tilings      and  -come "with me."  "But  how' will  you  stand  this   engagement?     You have so often Avarn-  ��������� ed me, Ilortense���������warned me of a  marriage without love, and now  you throw yourself head-first into  one." ,   ���������  "But then<I have not such a sentimental nature as you have."  Lucie seized the young baroness.  -"'That    is   , just     what  you  really  ���������have." '     '  "And. then you know he is very  irich;" continued L-Iorten.se, coolly.  "The little'' cares of'life will not  "bring us together, his house is so  large; , wc can keerT out oi earn  other's ' way. With you it' would  have been quite different.'' <     ,  ".But people do not marry to ke'ep  -out- of each other's" way. You must  i write to him���������you must give him  iback his word'," 0cried the girl, ��������� excitedly. ��������� '  "I do not'think I shall," said I-Ior-  'tense, calmly:  "And you'say-.it is my fault; that  i-is very unkind. I can not have you  .-say that,"  "/If ������ycou   had  stayed   with,   me,     it  ^certainly "would   not have happened,  my   child;   but  I   can't  help   it  now.  1   When  does .the next  train go  out  of  these  woods?        I   think   at     twelve  o'clock���������is   it-not?     Get   ready,   and  ���������   say good-bye, you must go with me,  _you owe me that much!" ., "  > "To. Hohenberg?"  "Only till  my .wedding;  then ������ you  ���������will go  with nfe to  Wottersdorf."  "He will not thank you!"  s "That     will   ^be  all  right,   .Luci'e.  INow,  please do'make ready to go."  The  girl' did  not  move;     thoughts  -seemed to whirl' in her head  in wild  /confusion.     She  could not stay here,  .and the idea of going to Hohenberg  was   painful.     But   Ilortense  - spoke  the  truth;   she had   taken  that'wild,  foolish step because she had been left  alone in her despair on the  bitterest  <ilay of her life.  "I will be honest with you," " she  said   at   last.   ' It   was   my   intention  ,tu   rem.am������-here,   but���������"  "Was it also your wish?"  "Yes, my wish, too; but George recused to have me. I-le does not   wish  -it."  "Very  good for  me.     But  why?" i  "Because I did  not come when  Ma-  It  -t&as-h'l  the'  Hen,   but  God  OYSTER  CULTURE.  An   invention t   terras   out  of  chalk  has  manufacturing  been tried,    in  At an elementary examination in  English -which was lately held at a  school not so very far from this city  two sentences were given out to be  corrected. The first sentence was to be  corrected as to its subject matter and  the second as to its syntax. These  were the sentences: - /   ���������  "The hen has three legs."  "Who done it?" '   '  When the papers were handed in, it  was found that one of the pupils had  apparently regarded the sentences as  connected in some subtle manner, for  his answer was:  "The hen didn't done it; God done it."  Bivalves     Are-    Planted, "  Cultivated  find Harvested Jjilce Otlier Crcii.i.  The  average oiti::en  may  not know  that oysters are planted, cultivated and  j  be  Tlie   Baseball   EnthnslaNt;  ,   Once more the frail arbutus smiles  And v.'akes the soul to sons;  The springtime blossoming begniles  Tho heart: but not for very long.  For,   though   the sun  kissed  blooms  sweet,  Their joys ere long must pall.  My happiness is not complete    ,        '  Till some one smites' the ball. -  The gentle birds who soar on high, ,-'    ,  With songs so sweet and clear,  Are not so welcome to mine eye  "���������      As that well batted sphere.   .        >  In sylvan'hauntS'T /would not dwell. _  I'd rather, once for all,  Sit on a bench and' -whoop and yell , '  ,   When some<one smites the ball.  ���������j " ~ Soj3!nsii������t������i:li.sin.  - Somnambulism? What'is it? Did you  ever'walk ,in your sleep? If so, you  know just about ������s much 'about' this  strange use of the faculties and senses  ,of the n'hid and (lie body as docs the  average physici/m'.   Somnambulism'has  fbcen a'mystery and a matter of discus-'  sion to tho medical-profession since the  days of the 'ancients. They knew as'  well as we all now know that there,is  such a thing as somnambulism of walking in the sleep. They attempted to explain it just as modern' medical science  has been endeavoring to explain it ever  since. tBut as it was then so it is now.  There are so many explanations thai  even the physician is puzzled to decide  which to accept. (     '   c  Last month saw the centenary, ot  the birth of Mangan,, the Irish poet.  A .cento.iary edition of 'his works is  to appear, with "'seventy, poems hitherto  unpublished. ,  harvested like any other crop, a person who 'engages in this industry being known as an oyster planter. Thousands' of acres of oysters are under  cultivation in Ilainpton Roads, which  during the ^harvesting season is often  literally' alive with the reaping machines of the oyster men.  When the oysters are from one and  a half to two years old they are- usually,large enough to be sold, and as a  rule part of them are sold at'this age  and'the balance in the third or fourth  'year, after which time the ground is  allowed to rest a year before being  planted a sain. Great 'care must be exercised in ihe selection of bottoms for  oyster planting if the planter would  ���������be financially successful.  The largest packer in Hampton opens  from-100.000 to 200,000'bushels of oys-'  tors in a year.    In' this house as the  men' open the  oysters  they drop  the  shells on an inclined plane, from which  they slide'into a trough and are1 carried  aloug by scrapers attached to an endless  chain, called .V "shell   conveyor,"  which takes them  without 'further ,1a-'  bor ,to the shell pile in the yard. When,  a shucker has filled his gallon measure,  he carries it1 to the strainer, where the  oysters   are   strained, and   measured.  They aro then emptied into large casks  kept full of fresh water, by means of  which any'loosc shell or grit is washed  out.    From chose casks the oysters are  dipped into a second strainer and when  separated  from'the   water are'again  measurediand packed. ;  " The shells'are sold for from 1,to 3  cents a-rbushel and are used extensively by oyster planters for the .propagation'of oysters. They* are placed in  small piles on grounds found suitable  for the purpose, where the spat or  small'oyster will attach itself to the  shells. They aro also used for making-  shell lime and 'for building the excellent shell-roads found-in some parts of  the   Virginia   peninsula.  ! Sussex, England, with, it is' said,  [ surprising success. To every hundred  j'tons "of chalk will be mixed about  | ten ������tons of coke or coke breeze,  and  ' from  this  , cubic feet  it is  claimed  "of gas  will be  u- s  10.300,000  obtained.  A Missouri - woman sat up till 1'  o'clock the other night waiting for  h6r husband to "come home'. Then she  gave it up and went downstairs,only  to,find him in bod'fast asleep. "His  deception," as she called it, .made,  her so mad that she didn't speak, to  her husband for three days.  THET  ATISM  Asisfi Sciatica, Distressing Headaches and Dizzy SpeBIs,  . RBad������ Life Wa^etciied���������Doctors ansS Medicines Availed Not5isngP beat Guc������e (Came with tfas use of *  DR.-CHASE'S KIDNEY-LIVER PILLS.  a . \ ' r,  wrecked in  Instead qf giving you 'reasons why  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills should  cure you, ,\ve prefer, to quote from  the*" experience of the1 cured ones.'  'This case, of Mr,. 1-Taiiies was unusually serious because it was of twenty, years' 'standing, and had resisted  the, oJ'fo: i'i of two 'physicians and all  sorts of treatment.- It is merely oan-  othj- illustration'-of how Dr. Chase's  K-an.'y-Liver Pills reach the seat-of  discise -and cure' when other    means  'fail.       . ������. , __.    ���������   .  Mr. William Haines",',, farmer, of  Thorold /.Township, near Port Robinson, "VVelhind", County, Orit., states:  VI  have   been   subject   to   severe   and  'distressing   headaches   since boyhood,  arid . in   later',   Ule   1 his 'became   cotn-  <"plicated,' with' rheumatism1, and' 'sci-  < alien/    and   .altogether  niy  life   was  made  . imperii hie.ja '     The'     headaches'  duced   in flesh,   and was,  health and spirits.  ".-After '< undergoing treatment by  two doctors and trying .many domestic "and patent medicines, I almost gave up in despair, as none of  these did me any good. '  "Fortunately l^began using,'Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, -thinking  that if 1 were only benefited'it would  be a wonder. However, . I' persisted  in using these pills until the,A time  came when * the bad .symptoms of  nearly twenty, years' standing' disappeared. " 1 had gained nicely in  flesh, -.and -began once, more to ������ enjoy life." For , this, great ���������chan'ge\all  the credit'is due to Dr. 'Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills,. an'd,_I shall .' never,  cease ,to recommend,,them/whenever  the.,,opportunity offers..'-'       A    ^, t   ,'  Dr. , Chase's Kidney-Liver , Pills  have   attained     'their' enormous "sale  \,  we-e ^aecombiiriic'd   wilh   dizziness'.und j because", ,they^ .succeed, where:'others  vonulKifi,   and   jt   was    for    days   and] fail.' ,  One'pill   a'dose;   25' cents   ,a>  often,, weeks ,uti(it   for   anything.    As   box;   at   all'dealers,    "or 'Edmansbn/  Bates  &  Co.,  Toronto'.'/      ,"       -;  the   ti entitle   advanced   1   became    're-  l������iihns[m3Ksa&lSc_3fi_S_^  TOLD  IN  A DREAM.  ,A homing in'geon. belonging, to  Lieut Bird F. Work, Point Garrison,  Victoria, made a'record flight ' between San Francisco and Victoria.  She left San "Francisco at daylight  and arrived in Victoria at 8..'30 .on  the same evening.  , There is no truth in the report that,  bald-headed men scramble for    seats  in the front row���������at church.  Germany has  orchard trees  to  on  an     average  the suuare mile.  806  Lord  part in  Dudley  will     take  an  active  Irish  vachting  this  season.  Portrush is  lar watering-  coast.  one of the most  places    on     the  porm-  Trish  .Marrying for money  is  a very hazardous investment.  Lhild  a  wrote  me   she   was   ill;     tae-  Leo  was  - cause I, forgot her for you!"  The tears were in her eyes  as     she    ' leaned     over     her     valise,  - which was in a corner  of  che room.  Hortense  did  not   answer;   she  went  > round the room, and looked with  interest at each piece of the simple  '.-furniture. .She looked 'pale, the  . complexion look almost yellow, and  -dark rings i\ere under her large  ���������-eyes. Lucie knew so well all she  miust  have  suffered.  A child's voice was heard screaming' oulside the door. Lucie sprung  ���������out. The j-oungest little girl had  fallen cIom n and was ciwing. She  picked her up and brought her into  the -room, seated herself with the  .child on her Jap, and tried to soothe  "���������her.  Ilortense had turned round and  looked fixedly at- her. _ Something  seemed  to  be going on  within her.  The little  thing slopped  crying  last.        Luc'c  put  her down   on  It is said that when Pope  read how Cardinal Gibbons  showered with congratulations >at the  time of the Baltimore prelate's jubilee Ifis Holiness remarked jocosely  "I should have liked to see him, but  the poor man is getting old and  must now have rest." The humor of  tlie remark will be apparent when it  is remembered that James Gibbons  is' but a year older than Joachim  Pecci was when lie was elected pope.  Parmelee's   Pills   possess   the   power  actum suecit'cally   upon   the   diseased  01  organs, "stimulating   to   action tlie  donnant  enci cries of  the  system,   there I vi romov.im  chse.i f<\    Jn   fact,   so   trreat   is   the   uo'\er,  of  tlu1?  medicine    to   cleanse    and   puiiiv,  that   diseases  of   almost  cveiv  name   aud  nature   ate   driven   from   the   body.      Mr  II, Ua.-'.noil    Cars well  P    O     Ont    writes  "I   have   tripd   Parmelee's   Tills   and   find  ihem    an       excellent     medicine,    and     one  that   will   sell   well."  floor,   and   gave  In-r  worsted   io  pluv uiti  she  to   .slay   lie  -/tense.  "'.'Lot  '.know  thing;;.-'  "Lucie.":  on ess,      "I  makes ���������pie  .look      at  ���������what  fate  some "Skeins  i  re'*'  at  the  of  On Juno 3st in the public garden,  Boston, ,was unveiled the first statue  of a clergvman ever erected in a public place in that city. It is i.i memory of William Henry (manning, one  of  the  founders of Unitarianism.  The Message That a Dying; Girl Con-  -."     veyetl to. Her-Brother.  'Kere'is an interesting, if somewhat'  "creepy,", story which reaches us from  a correspondent upon whose good faith  we -can rely: A certain young lady.,1  whom we will call Mary A., was recovering from illness. < The doctor had  declared her to be out of danger,,and  her friends and relatives were rejoicing in the fact. Nevertheless, Miss A'.,,  receiving a visit ono day from a sister,  gravely assured her that she was going  to die. The sister poohpoohed the idea  and treated it as an invalid's fancy.  Miss A., however, with the utmost'  -calmness, repeated heivstatement. She  was certain that she would die that  night and begged her sister to' fetch her  parents and other relatives to say good-  by. Thinking to humor her, the sister  complied. One person was absent from  this strange family gathering���������a brother, who was at 'sea and was expected  home in a week or two. "But it does  not matter," Miss A. quietly observed.  "I saw him last night in a dream and  said goodby to him in his cabin." -Before the sun rose again Miss A.'s prediction had come true; she was dead.  That, however,, is not the strangest  part of this weird story. When in due'  time tho sailor brother reached port be  was met by his other sister who began ^to tell hirn the sad news. "Ah,"  he interrupted, "you need not tell me!  Mary is dead. " I knew it; for she'eamo  to me one night in my dreams and told  me she was going to die and wanted to  say goodby." On comparing dates it  was found that tthe dreams were  dreamed on the selfsame night.���������London News.  FREE TRIAL  , ; f. Not a penny down. 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T can not  without thinking  before him, what  how much  il!;,   ���������    ,  lure (if ;ii;ii.!iv curatives boin<r  were the germs-. of other mul  sea.ted   diseases   rooted    in   the  he may have to bear," and  he may be sinned against."  "But, Hortense, don't feel so,"  ���������said the girl, with a shocked, look;  "every one does not have such a  hard   time as you."       "���������  She took the little child up and  ���������carried her to Hike  in the kitchen.  When she returned, she found Hortense sitting ��������� on a chair, her face  ���������buried   in -her  hands.  The   girl   stood   erect  before   her.  ' 'IT  Horten.se  '.���������lv:  that  said,  yon  do  not wish  severely,  not love  to make  ���������"write  to him  him,   that you  do  ���������him   uulmppy���������"  "lie    will     not  change  his  mind,"  ���������murmured   the  baroness.  "But   you.      too,   will   be  unhappy;  how  caH   any  one  marry  with     such  ,a.   prospect   of  wretchedness?        Once  .again,  write to him  and decline!"  vSiie  shook  her  head.  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Unnecessary Worry.  "What's the matter with you?!' asked  the political boss. .  "I'm worrying about what my constituents will shy to me about my  vote on that .bill you made me put  through last night."  "Say. when did you become responsible to your constituents? I want you  to understand that I'm the one who is  expected to do the explaining when  there's    tin;-    to    be    done  T5io To.-ceh <������f  ICiiisJiip.  Clarice���������Why does all the world  a lover?  Clarence���������Oh. because he makes as  big a fool of himself as all other men  have   made   of   themselves. '  Stunted,, weakly children are those  whose food docs them no good, because they do not digest it properly.  Keep the child's digestive organs  right and it will grow .up strong and  healthy, and it will not cause mother  much trouble when it is growing up  It is the weak children���������the puny  children���������that1 wear the mother- out  caring for them day and night. 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n
JUDGE HOKE
He Talks of Poker on? Dea.lt Out
More Sandy Bend Justice >
"f
[Copyright, 1902,' by E. R. Jenkins.] '
NEVER expected to. live to see
tho day '"when ' a * poker <' case
would    be   brought ' into,   this
��� r """   court," said .Tudge ' Hoke |as be
���'-opened court1 and'fired his cigar, stub'
' f'into the stove.' ", /
' ."A-garue of poker .'lias-always been
, - held as a sacred thing1 in r Sandy Bend.
, .Men who have been swindled in a hoss
' . trade, had a claim jumped or been held
. '<up on the trail have sought jestice, but
���   until t today ��� the man who has lost a
poker pot 'while holdin' four .-jacks in
'his hand hasn't had a word to say.
"Over thar by the stove sits Joe Ah
Ion...who is sometimes called Comanche
' 'Joe. lie is so called,, bekase he never
saw a Comanche Injun in his life. Over
��� thai- by tho winder sits Bill 'Bowers.-
who is sometimes called Orphan Bill.,.
rIIe is so called bekase a cloudburst
drowned,his mother and a prairie'lire
roasted his dad. ,"' ���>      Si,
> '"'"The, pair of them happened to meet
in,the' Bald   Eagle  saloon -yesterday,
1  and Nvhcn- Cbmanchp  Joe proposed a'
._   two "handed game of poker<Orphan> Bill
winked'at himself and agreed.   They
,��'sat' down, a'nd went ,at it, and for '-'an
*" hour-'their   winnin's-"and   losses   was
' "I had to give him jestice���that is, I'
��� had to issue a. warrant for Orphan Bill
on the charge of swindlin', and it was
not until this mornin' that I got at the'
truth of things.    Them four aces was
a. hocus pocus, but, they was a hocus
poeus'to beat the four jacks.    It was
���ddg eat dog,' and the Orphan dog' got'
the bes;thold,and hung on the longest.
. As' a court and' an individual  I  must
characterize' the  conduct   of   Orphan'
Bill as reprehensible; even though  h'��
knew who" he was playin'  ag'in.    The
feelin' in this community is that you
,uaay jump a  man's  claim,  run  away
with his wife, steal, his hoss or coax
away   his'dog.  but you   must  play" a
scjiiar game of poker.'   We'have beei;
as ,faithful to that feelin' as we have
been to the constitooshun of the United
States.     i :*''���' ' , '
(i it
, "Thar ain't no law on the books of
this' commonwealth under which 1-kin
fine Orphan Bill for_gcttiu' four 'rices
(together to give Comanche'".Too 'a surprise* party, but I shall make one. lie
-is fined $30, or half his winnin's, and
wlien I take my Wo guns and sot'out
on the trail of a. man"he generally' forks
over. The fine ain't for.scoopin' in the
ppt, but for bringin' the game of poker
into disrepute."       , ��   _-
'���As for'the Hon.. Joseph Allen, be
wants jestice and he shall have it. . It's
a case of no cause of action. It's si case
of tryin' to hornswagglc, another, man,
and^gottin' beat at his own game.. It's
a case of-callin'-on the majesty of the
law to'���meddle" with a private'grievance*
and bring about revenge. It wouldn't
be. any  use to*fine the honorable,-be:
about even. 'They knpwed each other    lease, ho's> cleaned but-and won't have a
to 'be'full of tricks, and,each was on
_ the* watch'." '*',-'',',*       , ',,
/.'Bjmeby,'-'.when   the,, deal  had  gone
'   'round fi^e or six-times,'and there-was
V ��10'in,the,pot:'Comanche.Joe turns his
_   head.to spit over his .shoulder.  Orphan
v' Bill hatbbeen watchin' for jest that op-'
"poilunity, and he does some" sleight of
hand work.   Then he turns his ~ head.
,   inhocentlike, ,to look' at a' dog, and Joe
; *> has-his chance.'From that time on both
,of 'ein felt that Providence' was' on his
1   side. They goes to lookin' at each other
as guileless as two-children and callin'-
, each,other Mr. Allen and Mi*. Bowers.-
Comanche Joe would J bow  and ��� smile
. --and say:   '"--.- "
��, ",'Mr. -Bowers. I don't want to seem
\too~"conspicuous/in" this matter, but I-
must see your bet and go you $2 better.'
���" ���   '-���Then" Orphan Bill  would grin and
'- bow and scrape^ his'.feet on the floor
.''"andjeply: '���'     ',    ,,
;/'-~;'*'No".offense,"l trust, Mr. AJlen, "but I
see your raise and.go you .$5 better.' " *
''' ���"That's ~the -way/ the -critters  toyed,
I with each other froni ten to'.fifteen'niin-
- ntes", and then when there.was~$100 in
dollar'to, his name for days to'"cc
and the. Verdict'of* this'court is'tha
come,-
that he
gits hisself oulsiclo'the town of-Sandy,'
,Bend in one hour by the clock, never to
���'return. \If ��� he,don't go, he'will be help;'
-ed to.   -If he returns, the case will be
reopened, an'd I'll'make his heart ache."
' .."Imwindin'.up this casetand adjourn-
in' court this court ain't goin' to deliver
p.6 address  on-poker."   You all  know
what it is., .It beats euchre sky high,
.and it knocks the tar out of seven up
or dominoes.' It was part and parcel
of America when the> battle of Bunker,
Hill was fit, and, it has stuck by us and
'growed up .with' us i until you can't separate 'patriotism   and, poker no ,more
than, you' kin separate,Uncle Sam and,
the Goddess of Liberty,.    But it must
be  a squar' game.   'You kin bluff' a
three jack with a >bobtailed flush,-and
you  kin hold ^a pair of tenspots and
look , mighty, wise > oyer a  full ' house
��� hand, but thar must be no hocus ppcus
> or skulduggery.   When poker degenerates into chicanery,/,the' bulwark's-of
liberty' are1 in danger;' and it is time to
call alhalt."    >'   .   ' /.    > " t '������    '���
;,"Tliat's all, ^andl the constable will
see' that the ycrdict'is "carried out and
'the honor of Sandy Bend restored to
, its pristine glory." M. QUAD.
A   HonieficK.; Fellobv
i am gettin' mighty tired of the life here
in the town, ' , ,
With its rush, as ef the people meant to
r,      turn it upside down!, .      ,'
I might lissen till I'm sixty an' not'hear
,    a cow bell ring-,   , ,
I   might  watch' fer   ten   year   longer-an'
not see a raacl spring, ,
Fer the Apriles ain't like Aprile with "no
lirowznV herds,in sight
'An' no hum of bees in clover an__no apple
blossoms white.    ,        ' ���    v
All   the place  is   full   of  strangers,' with
their-chatterin's that grate���    .        i,
Barbed wire langv/ige,  some  describe it,
an' it's most appropriate! (
Seems I'd give a'little ^fortune ef I heard
some person speak.
In.the plain,   old  fashioned lingo of thes
folks at Billings Creek. <      ,   ��� ���
'"
In  the narrer slips   of   yards  an'  in  the
- '       crocks on winder sills   " , '
Thar*a   no,flowers   as   is   flowers���holly-
hawks an' dafferdils;
Jest sufficient scent an'   color, f tiny hints
of rose an' green,
Fer to wake a dream ,of meadows, woods
an' sunny ways ^between,
With the catbirds sendin' downward from
,     the orcherd deeps a-stream
Of 'sich music as  the  saints  make whar
the lights of1 heaven gleam!
Well, >most  folks   has   asperations;   somo
,   look forward to the day
When   they'll  all   have ^wealth   er some-
.    thin" by the' time that they air gray.
As fer me, it's myi ambition fer the next
few* months,to seek
Cash ,ernough   to   buy'a1 ticket   back   to
,   ,, bliss,an'-Billings Creek.
���Will T. Hale m New York Times.
Judicial Oppression.
/'/
Iflefaj-   the .  :
W>rong   "Bird,
Irate Mother���The idea' of finin' my,
boy $10 for throwin' bricks at a policeman! Can't the innocent little darhn'
have no amusement at all?���New York
Journal.
The irascible gentleman bad ordered;
a chicken. .But when he got it he-
wasn't satisfied. Some people neve'r-
are. t
'���Waiter," he yelled, "bring a charge-
of dynamite and a hatchet and an extra double steam power coke hammerr i
This ehickefi's'got to be carved, even i��".
it is made of barveyized steel."
The waiter was desolate, v _     ."
"Very sorry,'sir," he said, "but-that;
always was a peculiar bird.    It evert *
objected to<be  killed,  though  we  ��>1-''
ways doc every thing with the greatest,-,
of kindness.    But this bird, sir,' actuals
ly ,flew away,; aud we had to shoot it,,'
sir--yes. shoot'ii!   It flew ou to the.to_>.-���
j of a house, and"���
"Say no'more." said the irascible cus^.
toper.   "I t^eeit all, now.    You'shot at"
it* and brought'down the weathercock'
by .'mistake.,   John,  my friend, air is
forgiven.,"���Chicago Record-Herald., ���   '
, e   Her  Iirt.st  AVords   Were  Iviiitl.
"Yes," said the sad eyed waiter,' "she
has gone away. -1 don't think'anybody
j.'yyill vmiss her much more,than'I do.
'She. had the'- sweetest 'voice" I ever
heard, and -it never, sounded sweeter
than' it did the last time she addressed1"
me." �� ��� _ ���;_ ' ��� '- . <'\ ��� ' , .
; fie paused, and_tJie>head waiter4eyed
him sympathetically/'     -/'     ;'  "
'    "What did she say?" he.inquired.    *
"/"She ,said,-  /Keep   the   change.',"���
Cleveland Plain Dealer.',
,r   . ,A  Double ' Pleasure.
The Lion���If I had your figure, I'd
go to the theater every night.        ,
The Giraffe���Why so?
Tlie Lrion���You have the'advantage
of being able to sit 'in the -orchestra
and see from rthe( balcony at the same
lime.���Judge. ''',',, .    '    '.'���'���
""  '��� ��. , ,     Under  the   Table.     ,
''A���small mite,was'with her ��parerita
at, luncheon, her hands demurelj* under, the table. ' Suddenly ��� she vsaid-
"Mother,'- you and father can't, guess
what I have under the table." ,',    .*v ' f
Then, after the manner,of parents"
who like to please, their children, ttieyi
guessed all kinds of things, but without success, so they said: "We give up.
, Tell "us." Then the'mite, "drawing her
face tip in a grimace', said, "A stomach'
ache.V���Lippincott's.    *' ,���<, ,
AVIint  PruNiunplioa! .      :    "_,
Anna���I never gave you ^permission
to kiss me.    '    "l, ;��� '   '   < \"> . r,   ,,
Will���"Well. I never gave'- you >per-
misoion to order me to stop.-^-Chelsea
(Mass.)'Gazette.    '.'.*���'""'.!���
���f X Perfect Dear.
'Mildred���That '-English^ earl-your sister married,is" a dear little fellow, "isn't
he.?'        ' ���
Sadie���Dear?  I should say so.   Tapa
, <   TIse Si:tir!lux'ity.
- - '/Can any of you fellows tell me," remarked "the puzzle editor, "'why trouble--,
is like the-banana?" -���' '    , ���'
"Probably," replied the society-editor,. _
"because the ��� worst of it is frerjueutly '
, on the inside."
"Oi-.possibly," suggested the financial \
editor, /'because the riper it gets the <
more disagreeable (it is." ,'  '- u t K ��� ���-'
; ��� \'You' fellows make 'me tired," sighed ,
'the puzzle editor. '       , '-..,,
��� ' -'"Well, perhaps you can 'enlighten us,;? *'
'caustically rejoined'the financial editor.;'
- ""CertainF.-: simply because it conies',
in   bunches." ��� Colorado   Springs 'Ga-^
zette. . "���    V "
���IT
.Si-1
paid half a' million
City Journal.
for him.���Kansas
i 7 This 5 May Be Tme.
' "Say, pa," queried-littler.Iohnny Cum-
perknickle,,"what's a double'chin."    ,
"A conversation between your mother and graudmother, my1 son," replied
the old man.���Cincinnati Enquirer.
THEY SAT POWN AND WEST AT IT.
cash in the pot and they bad put up
their guns as well Comanche Joe smil-
in'ly called Bill's hand. He called it
.smilin'ly bekase he had four jacks in
i his hand and bekase four jacks is a
good enough hand to rake in all the
cattle on the ranches of Wyoming.
"Orphan Bill was thar. He was also
smilin'. He was smilin' bekase he had
four aces and bekase four aces is a
good enough hand to rake in all the
hills and valleys of Wyoming, with her
cattle. It was a dramatic moment
when the showdown occurred, and it
would have been wuth $5 of any man's
money to have seen that grin on Co
manche Bill's face gradually fade
away into a look of putty. His mouth
opened, his,eyes hung out ;iud he sat
thar like a man of stone while the Orphan gathered up the plunder and
walked off.
"What would this yere court have
done under the sarcmnstances? What
would, the rest of you. inchidin',them
two Chinamen, have done? Why. we'd
have got up and'.sneaked into the hills
and kicked ourselves all over an acre
of ground and then gone to smilin'
ag'in and kept our mouth shut. We
had gone out to shear and been shorn,
but you bet we wouldn't let on a word
about it.
"Was this the course pursued ,by the
Hon. Joseph Allen? No. Far from.it.
He goes out and wanders around for a
spell and then comes to me at my Red
Dog,saloon and says:
"'.Tedge,  I want jestice.    I've been
robbed  out  of  hand   by   that  critter
Orphan Bill.'
"'How was it?' says I.
"'In a game'of poker.    The blamed
robber stole two aces out of the pack
to get fours and beat me.'
Tlie Boy's Point of View. t
. "I don't see why  boys  don't  have
whiskers,"' grumbled   Tommy.     "Men
don't need 'em, and boys do."
'   ."How is that?"
"Why, men wash their faces an3rhow,
so whiskers ain't no use to 'em, but
they'd save a boy a, lot of bother an'
trouble."
Just them- Tommy's mother caught
aim and led him to the washroom, from
which came back the wail:        >
"Didn't I tell you?  She'd never know
il \ had whiskers!"���Chicago Post.
         ��� ���
Wanted   a   Clmnsre.
Witters���How de do?
Biffors���Congratulate - me, old boy!
I'm the thappiest man alive! I've got
a wife who can run a whole house
without the least bit of help. I married a hired girl.
Wiffers (a month later)���Hello, what's
the matter?   Trouble with your wife?
Differs (dolefully)���Y-e-s. She has
given me notice.���New York Weekly.
���   ,       '      - ' Still  Common^'
"The frontal'attack'"is^a JMng^of .the
past,"   declared   the' military   looking
'.man  whom  one' would  naturally call
colonel,  v ",--<      '      ,'-������" "\ >    '���
'" "Bosh!" ' exclaimed'^ the-,thin man,
whose face -showed1 deep lines of suffering. !, "Neuralgia can ..no more be
cured-there than anywhere else." c ,
i As he evidently spoke with the authority of experience none presumed to
contradict him.���Indianapolis News.
No Room For It.
An Expensive Roast.     ,
'. "Now that you have' at last killed a
rabbhVJ will prepare it myself." - , ���'
,^'Oh,- don't, dear;,let the cook do it!
,Just*Hthink,, the rabbit has cost'me almost. $50."���Fliegende Blattes/' / , *
,.   ^ '*l   , . r^---"-   > ''"
'*" "   i-  His" Source of Information.   \.  .
Backlptz-_You don't-mean'to say this
'is 'the first you've heard of it? - , t.' j
. 'Subbubs���Yes.     <    ',   '    -       '���>   S '
Backlotz���Why, it's the , talk' of - the
neighborhood;',:^".^   1',"    -
Subbubs���Yes, but my wife isr away
on a visit.'        -  - ' ^
v      An 'Easy One'.
' Jonathan���I say, Britisher, cans you
spell horse?1    u
Englishman���'Orse?    Why, certainly.
It honly takes a haitch and a ho and a
bar and a hess and a he to spell 'orse.'
���Kansas City Journal.
,^'      .     A   JFair   Inference,    t i,
The woman rwas only��(ab'ont five,feet-..
,tallr but very large in* every othei\wa3\ '
'In 'fact, 'she had to, hunt up a sofa-in"
order to sit down with*comfort: /_, *s
_ The 'thoughtful -man was' observing
her critical^'. ,      - ,   ]     '   "7   './ ''���
"Well?",suggested his,companion in- ,
quirir.gly.,   . ,'���      ^(    .'.    *. ���*  ���
. MI    was ��� thinking,"    returned   'the- -
thoughtful man, "that if her mind con-r
forms'to her figure .she m'ust'be a'very
broad*miudedr woman."���Chicago Post.',
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, Base  Slander. '       cj��   1-, ,
They chit chatted over the tea table,--
those girls.1   One - was ;from' ^ Pittsburg -- i
and thel}other .from  New-York.    The/
game was to get acquainted."       '*'      -
"Don't.you Pittsburg "girls Jjust' loye"
repartee?" l asked the one-from "New
York.     v . ^ T        ^   ,      ���    -- ���    ,   -
"Yes, it is good,"  returned 'the  6n&.
'from the'city^of wealth;  "but,  don't'
you.know^ I prefer oolong.'-'���New-York,--
Tribune.,- "7"'7 .-        -   \
..     . 1,'' -I
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- c-i , -Si
Good  Advice.
Kallow���Really, my beard is growing
in such straggly fashion I don't ^know
whether to let it grow anymore or���
iliss Peppery���Oh, do! Perhaps you
may get it all out of your system.���
Philadelphia Press. ,
c Undetstoocl.'
Linzecr���There's nothing I like better
than hard work. ��� ]
Morris���There's nothing you��I:ke better when somebody else is doing it. '
. Linzee���That's understood. I hope
you didn't think I was such a fool as
to like to do hard work myself, oivany
other kind, for that matter! ��� Boston
Evening Transcript. '
;-*���   '^i^..,^ ,i^T V,��� ^,^., I
* -      ^f      ��      tr,"      Til
"* -     "���** j"        *"*   ��,   *��� 1 ^"SI
" 'I
Hard   I.nclc
Where She Drew tlie Line.
1 "Yes." said the somewhat negligee
woman as she concluded her story, "I
have done almost everything that is
honorable to make a living, but when
it comes to taking in washing, there's
where I draw the line."
And she pointed toward her clothes
���illed back yard.���Baltimore American.
Took   Her  Part.
* Dolly Footlites���First of all she had
a quarrel with the manager, and now
she's mad at me. : .,.
Sue Brette���You took his part against
her, eh?
Dolls7 Footlitcs���No. I took her part.
That's what she's mad about.���Philadelphia Press.
The Thin One���It wus de best hand
out yer ever seen���beefsteak an' onions
an' chicken an' frie an' cake a��' pud-
din' ;an'���'
The Fat One���Say, ole man, where
did yer put it?���San Francisco Examiner.
The Bluff That Failed.
Mr. Ardhuppe���Now, James, will you
see what brands of wine we have in
the house?
James���W'y, we on'y got dem three
dinky little bottles wot you done bought
at de grocery dis afternoon, sah; dass
all!���Chicago News.
Deep   Slonrning.
"Mrs. Jones seems to be heartbroken
over her husband's death."
"Yes, even her hair has turned black
again."���Brooklyn Life. -
Clearly a  Novice.
"This author 'doesn't seem to have
made his^mark as yet."
"What makes you think that?"
"The picture doesn't show him with
an elbow on ,his desk and resting bis
brow upon his hand, with a faraway,
thoughtful look in his eyes."���Chicago
Record-HeraJd.
Well   Represented.      . '
"Does your wife favor woman suffrage?"
"I don't know that she does," answered Mr. Meekton. "There's no use
of her dressing up and going to the
polls to vote when she can send me."-
Washington Star.
A  Tip.
The Manager���I don't know what to
do. Now, in this last play we had real
water, real farm animals and a real
haystack, and yet it didn't go.
The Soubrette���Why don't you try
some real actors?���New York Journal.
What's*   He   For?
Jagster���I don't believe Jinks is a
private secretary at all. I think that
fellow is nothing short., of an artful
buffer.
Gagster���Then his position must be
all right.���Yonkers Herald. '
Sees Another iVeed.
"I'm tired of these lectures on 'How.
to treat your servants.' "
"Have you anything in the line of a
substitute to suggest?"
"Well, rather."
"What?"
"Why, I think It wouldn't be a bad
idea to have a few lectures for servants on 'How to treat your mistresses.'"���Chicago Post
The Latter Day Father.
"Yes," replied the bright father to
the visitor's query, "my resemblance to
my son has been remarked before, and I
some people are kind enough to say
that I resemble him in my business
methods."���Brooklyn Life.
Pifirsrish.
They were at supper, and the 3*oung
man with the voracious appetite discoursed eloquently on things iu general.
���"Do you know. Miss Dash," he remarked, "I believe that we grow like
the eatables we are most fond of."
The fair girl smiled sweetly.
"How interesting!" she murmured.
"May I pass you the pork, Mr. Jones?
I am sure you will like it."���Indianapolis Sun.
Her   jUlMtake.
Mrs. Newbride���See here! When I
gave you that pie. yon promised to saw-
some wood.     t
Hungry Hank���Well, you oughtn't
to've gave me the pie first, lady.
Mrs. Newbride���The idea! Of all the
impudence I��� .
Hungry Hank���Dat ain't impudence,
lady. I mean I just ruined de saw
tryin' to cut de pie.���Atlanta Constitution.
tv_
Weary Wraggs���Durn it! I've lost roe
code book, an' I can't tell wedder dat
means shotgun or pie.���New York Journal.
How to Do It.
"I would like to find out how many
idle men there are in town."
"Well, just start some laborers to digging a sewer."
"But they won't bo idle."
"No, but every idle man in town will
stand around and watch them."���Philadelphia Record.
The   MarlcK   of   Geniua.
"He has the stamp of genius on his
brow."
j    "Yes.   Also the ��loss of genius on his
I coat." ���   ���    ���
��� Keep doing, always doing. Wishing,
dreaming, intending, murmuring, talking, sighing and repining are all idle
and. profitless employments.
Furnished a Dinner.
The monkey lost his hold and fell into tho crocodile's waitiug jaws. Even
then his wits did not desert him. "I
just dropped in for dinner," he said,'
with an engaging smile.-
So -Candid!
Playwright���My new play was brought
out last night. At the close of the first
act there were loud and persisteut calls
for the author.-
Simpleton���You don't say! To think-
they could be so vindictive as that!���
Boston Evening Transcript.
Spoke From   Experience.
Teacher���Give me a definition of "operable" and use the adjective in a sentence to illustrate.
Claude���"Operable," capable of being
worked. Example, "My father is operable."���Philadelphia Ledger.
Craiy    In    Moderation.
Wife���If 1   were to die,  Phil,  what
would you do?
Phil���I'd be most crazy.
Wife���Would you marry again?
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Joan at  Nana1 mo.  Leaves  Comox Wednesday,   8 a m., for  Nanaimo    direct,   connecting   with  .train for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a m ,   for  Comox and way ports.  Leave1- Comox Friday,  7 a.m.,  for  Nanaimo and way pons.  Leaves   Nanaimo    Fndav,   2 p.m.,   one  week   for   Ganges,   next   week   for  Ladvsmith.  Leaves Ganges or Ladysmith1'Saturday, 7  a.m., foi Victoria and ua\- poits.  VANCOUVER,-NATuAIMO HOTJTE  S. ������        "JOAN"  Sails fiom Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails iiom Vancouver afler anival of C.  P R. Train No. 1. daily except Sun-  das s, at 1 o m.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  JUNE 1st, 1903  VICTOK-IA TO WEI_:L.r_ffGTON.  No   2���������Daily. No. 4-S inlay  A M v m.  De   9 00 .Victoria Db  4.00  "    9 2S    fj.ildpticam     ..."    4 2S  "10.21 Koemy's "    H 21   j  " 1100 Duncau'b      "    5 55  " 1240 . .Nanaimo    "6.41  Ar 12 X5..     ;������������������*    Weilinghen Ar. 7 37,  WELLIW'    IV   TO   VICTOHIA.  No. 1���������Dail No- 3 -Sunday  A.U. ���������' " A.M.   ���������  De.   S 00......... WeUiagton..'. .   De. 4 00  '������,   S 20 ��������� Nauaimo.    "    4 15  ''10 02  .Duncan's. .......   "    5.55  ,c  10.42...:... .Koenig'a. .......   "    OHO  '< 11.38   Coldstream... .."    7 27  Ar 12.0G....   ...Victoria. '...At 7 55  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets* on sale, good over rail and ste midlines, al two and one-half cents per 'mile.  -Special Trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties ..may.  he arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  _        ;      ���������  The Company 'reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers,  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets, on Sale from and to  all Stations, good forgoing ,'nurney Saturday and Sunday, returning nut later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Couktnky, ���������  Traffic Manager.  The Municipal Council of'tlie Corporation of -clie City of Cumberland,  enacts as foilov.*s :���������  1. At such place o. jjiaces as shall bo designated by im Council irodi limn to Limea  City Pound may bt cstabJibhud and .-.hail bt  maintained as such by the (Jorooraiiou 01  the City of Cumberland.  2. The Council mu_v trom Lime to time  appoint a Poumi-kceper at such salary 01  remuneration as> it may d< cide and appropriate out ot the annual revenue.  3. The City Treasurer shall furnish itht-  Pound-keepev with a book m which the  Poiint]-keeper shall enter a du->cnption of  every animal impounded by him, wioh tht  name of ihe pers^u who took or .sent the  same to be in.pounded, the day and hour on  which the animal came into nw cli<uge as  Pound-keener, the <lay and hour on whie1  the same was redeemed, discharged, 01  otherwise dealt wiin or disposed ot, the  name ot the person and the amount  paid by the pei&on it-deeming tho animal,  or, if sold, the name of the purchas-r, th<  amount that v\us p������id for the animal, and  the amount of the expense thereon, aud the  balance, if any, r-mainu������_* over the above,  tbe puu'iky alio wane*1 and expense*, and to  whom the samo has been paid, vvmch balance, if any, shall, prior to making tlie return to the auditor, be paid over to tbe City  Tieasuier.  4. The Pound-keeper bball at the end of  the month make a return to the City Clerk,  in w rituij?, comprising the above information aud any other mtormation he or the  cleik may deem necosary, which return  sha'l, if renamed, be verified by statutory  declaration of  the Pound keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper-hall pay over to the  City Treisuivi- all money_ received by him  onoo in every mnuih, or oftener, if instructed so to do, and shall at. all times produce  his books tor tiir? inspection-of any member  of che Council, or the Auditor or the- Treasurer, when n fjut-sted to do so.  6. No   horse,   ass,"   mule,   ox,   bull, cow, ,  cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog'-(ex- ,  cept dogs registered'as hereinafter mentioned)   shall  ba   permitted'-'to' run at largeor  trespass iti the city at any time, or to grazf,  brouse,   or   feyd   upon any   of' th* streets, ���������  squares* /L-inew,    parks,    allc-.yf,    or   public  phuiC;, of   the  City,   or- upon a.y uufenced  lots "or .unfeuced land wiv.hin the city liinits,.  under   the   lolkivving 'peualUes, against the  o.wners, or keeper , or persons having charge  of the same,  v:z:��������� '''"'  E'or each ox, horse, mule, ass, bull,  cow, or o:her cattle.   For each swine,'-hog, sheep,  or goat  or other animal -       1  00  For each dog       .....     ' 0 00  7.. If-.any of the animals mentioned m  section 6 of this By-law {except.dogs registered at-, hereinafter mentioned) are ion, U a.i;  large or trespausivg''within 'the limits of tlie  City of Cumberland, or grazing, bn>ii������ing;  or tetiuiug upon any of  the; streets, squares'  00  ���������*������j  00  lanes, parks, alleys,  ..  < public places of the **'  aaid City, or upon any iinfencejlots'nrland  with'n the Ciry, limits, it snail be  taken by* '  the Pouud-kceper or his as^oLant arid driven, le'd, ,or carried to   the'City Pound'and   "  be there lmpoundec, and it ahail be the duty v  of   the  Pound-keeper  so toimpouud such1  iiinmals. ' .  *       ,  S Any person or pejsou's who find any of  the anima.s mentioned in section 0 ot this  By L������w, limning at large or trespassing  wi.bin the CJic> Tuuils in contravention of  this Bjr-L'iw may diive, kad, or'carry tho  inimal to t e s.nrt Pouud, nd it shall be che t  itu'.y of the cPouuii.keeper to receive and  mpound the same, and p -y for���������  Horse, mule, bull,  cow, or  other cattle     ������2 50  Each-swiue.    hog.    .-beep,  g..ar, or other ani'nal.. . 50  Each dog !    \. . 50     Y  9. It shall he the duly of all officers and  ooustables of the police force of the said  city, tthtnsver they see or meet any of the"  a-iimals mentioned within section 6 of this  By-Law lunuing at large or trespassing  within the city limits in contravention of  this By Law or whenever their atteution is  directed by any person to" any such animal  miming at Urge or trespassing as aforesaid,  to immediately take charge of sut h animaL  and drive, load, or carry, or cau-^the same  i.o be diiven, led, or earned to the Pound.  10. The Pound keeper shall da.ly furnish  ill animals impounded in the City Pound  ���������vith good and .sufficient food, water, shelter, and attendance and for so don>g shall  demand and rec lve from th ��������� respective  o vi otters of such animals or tro in the keepers  or p'-rsons iu who.-e charge the animal-*  ought to be, for the u&e of the Corporation,  the following altowaucc over and above the  fees for impounding,  uamely;���������  For each horse, ass, mule, bull, cow or  other catde,  $1.00 per day.  For each swine, hog, sneep,  or goat, or  fther animal,  50cts. per day.  For each dog 25<.:fcs. per day.  11. If the owner of any animal impounded, or any other person entitled to redeem  the same, shall appear and claim- such animal at any time'before the sale thereof, .it  shall be the duty of the Pound-keeper or his  assistant, to deliver up.-the same on receiving the amount in full.of the penalty, and  the allowai.ee and the expenses chargeable  for each and every auimal, and in addition'  thereto- if the animal redeemed is a dog, the  annual tax therefor. -  12. When the Pound-keeper is awai-e of  the name and address of the owner of any  animal impounded he shall, vvi hi-. 24 hours  of the impc.uu^iiij/, eause a lei tor qr pose  card to be spi.t to such owner with a uotiti-  '"ca'.ioG of ���������s-ueb.ini-jouudin'j.  K:} ' It sh:Ti.bi- the duty of the Pound-  keeper, or his ahsiataut, before making delivery of any animal so ittij 0 ucied, before  sale, or on :.oyu.t ,-it, of surplus inr.-ney after  ^.il'.^, to obtain tn-m. the person Or persons  clain.ii>)? 'iio .-ame, his, tv-r-or their name or  name.1" ai.-d r^-ifUinoe, i\.,-,\ to onior- the-' name''  in a book, together w ;li the riate wh- u .-uch  auimal v. ay inipour.t-lcd. y. t<\ (,n(. (\iL.e when  tie same was sold or redeemed as tho est*  Miiy bei  vi QOOQQOQQOO OOOOOOuOC   ' ' ' '
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While vve do not.hold ourselves   re    .in^-i
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TUESDAY; AUG. 25. 1903
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14.' If  if) ���pei"��n   fjhall , appeal   to  claims
such ani-iaK'or animal so impounded, within thiee daye-'a-tcr "ho same may have he^n
'  impounded, or if> the person  claiming  sucti,
r animal shdl ,re?u_e   dr neglect, u> pay the
penalty Mud  the  allowance   and   txpe.-isis
chariicable thereon; it shall' be .felu   duty * f
the Pound-keeper to give at least live days
' notice of the'sale thereof.
1 .'    "l5.'Such'"notice shall  contain a general
description of, the  animal   or  animals  im
pounded,   and shall   be posted  up  v.. some
- conspicuous pla're at the Pound, whore the
' same shall have been impounded, aud also
' at the City Hall.    '   ''"
"' 16   If at the expiration of'the time specified in the said notice," no pen on,, shall   ap-
, pear to claim the animal  or animals tin rein
- soecified aiidiefened to, or'f any,person
r, , , ', shall appear to claim^the same, i.ut shall re-
i     ' S f.   , iusc or neglect to'-p'y the "penalty and   the
,. allowance,, and .th*  expenses \aecrued  and
"-I *       ch trged on such annual or animals;- it bhall ,
,,-,     ' ''      be lawful to'sell the same,  and   the animal
\ -' ' -"- ,    -or animal* shall be offered to public compor
���*>   '    'tition a:.d sold to the highes.siui.Wr by the
r.S   .     Pou\, d-keeper ac the City Pound.
.a "'' '   '  ' ~ 17.,If the animal be a horse,   ass,.-mule,
\"   ���    v    - ox, Vv\\\ cow, pr'other cattle,' it bhall be a< -
!-/"���   \ ' ^ertisedfih aJnevvspaper>a.t least three  da> s-
'K'' "'    v7belore such sale.*  i     *���     \       < \ _'_���<-
<,  ^-/^    " iy. ;If,*\tfter   the  sale of  aoyauun.il  as
I r-'' - - '--.atoresam,' theupurchaser   doia'not linmedi- .
L *���.^*t 1;,'%/,  at.lv  pay'the' price   therecf, rrhe    Poend-'
' ""����� ">' ^.''krsepjr   mav forthwith  can&e tho i.mmat loi
\  ; *   |,0/resold, "and "rb'^continuct.) do unf.il "the
' '    '',    Price.ispaia. , 'v      -^ ���       '   \ *   ^   /'
> - *   m   19   lu'case^ofj.he sale of'ariy'impounded
* ~S "   amoial or auimats,   the^s-tid  Poaud-keeper,
--'    ,' slull retain out,of the proceeds of   the   sale
,'���' 'cuffieient, to pay the amount of���"the piinalty
'-���" -  "    ���  and .the al'lovvauce and-aUtexpenses cnarge-
1 \   able by him on account of   the   said amm.il
U*?/.    i,..-* ��>". animals.   ,/        '*      ' ,"'*,<    ""
,   'i   * _ 20. No, pers->n""or-persons; shall   hr ak v
.i   "-f'.eu,   or" in   any .manner  dhectly  or   in-
\'l"'< "~"   dir . riy   aid   oV'a^ist ��� in J>u.a. ,mg  .op ju
-" '    the ,Pound, ' or ,thall    take    or   lei   any-
' " ., 'aii'in'-l   or  anno 1'"��� Uiweout." without   tnl-)
,^   .'consent   of " the , Pound-kccpei .*  '     Kacn
f . ")   ,   '   * sii<l every person who shall (nunc*, (Way o.
' '     4obbtnicr- ub\ pe>>onf or per ouVer-gcirjed i'
dr v^m, le.vdiiJg, of carrying w>   tl\e   Poujid
any Cnimal or'aui-.naln liublo to l)e,nnpound
\\"~     t^  ,.e 1-uader the'pidviooii's of this By U-'-hui!,
I ;    -r '"   ;f KevcVi andle\e v ofTenco/be liable  to  the
'     pecalty hereinafter mentioned.;    * ��
Lr ''  fr"1   ^-.21.  If auyd^g ui'poundcd as, .'��fore.paid,i��
~ not.iedeeined w'Uhin .-.even day    afzui , suet
imiloui dmg ir-"Vh.ill be lavvfiil foi t e Po.ii.d
keeper to kill it in some merciful  mamiei.
22. Evoiy peison "who  pays  the annual
tax for a d<ig as mentioned in' the  R venue-
By-law, shall th.reupon he entitled to hav>
_uch dog re^isUr d, number d, and dtscii*-
ed in a book to be kept, for   this puipo^e at
the office ot the C-ty Treasurer,' ��ihI fo n-
c-'ive .��. m^tal lia-iye or tag stamped w<fch t'.u
year for whicn trie tax is paid, au" the number o' rhe registration, and in ca->�� a-iy dog
ishail be f..und ar.  'arge withii. the'ilutitci-  j
pa'i y at unv'time v ithout, siieh a  bailee,   or   '
ta, as af )ie��aio such dog shall bed-emtd to   J
b   at'"aige wi'hiu the meaning oi  vJau e 0        q
o   tins By-law.   -
23   In th. event of a dog being impound
ed and the n>viur provaigto the sa'-i-'ac'ioi
ot the Pe-!Ui.;-k>.'<rV>ei   .��   the   Cif-  'i'le^uit-
that the,.-monil tax had been pa'rl   and   v' e'
nie-f     ari >,,  oi t g Ind been r>iiin wit be r,
tvie lm-ioU'id'nj "i the do^. it t-h^j) bfi   Li ��
fnl for'the'Poi-fod Li-opei to je'e^i-'- suen d'-s-
tr im the Pound  -t once and enter   itw   p
tiou'ar , in ms bo.il*
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NEWS OFFICE. 'rtywfcwi  _6i_*Jr_J--,. % /lt*i.L VPia^rMl"Jrt<������bVl.-l'  li*jj. AJ--������,.-in.(a^_u-^T-������cv  s^5^2K^a^^^!WiaKu:jss^S5~  ���������������������������to-tfUW^WWW #-a������-f  i_^7___������l33i--CT  t~rt.*-^->"' ���������^-^-g-fr*  ���������4  3  ,jj.  V  QOAAOOAAQOAAOCAAOOAAGOAAOg  | T'RIT I   By Henry Lyle   fc  ''   <    ��������� Copyright, 1302, 6y T. C. McClurc       ^  . SqYYQOYYQQYYOOYVOQYYOQYYOO  Tne Nephi stage carried no outside-  - passengers. Inside it accommodated  four comfortably and six uncdinforta*  bly. Consequently every one interested  in' any  particular  trip  of the  Nephi  \ stage hoped that the number of passengers would" be limited to four:  At Millstown, tbe half way station,  - the grinning face of tbe hostler was  thrust through the stage window, and'  the four passengers already' inside  groaned. They, knew the sign.  "Two passengers, gents.' Kindly git  t'getber," tbe hostler announced:   ���������  , The stage door was flung open. A  woman was a rarity along the Nephi  , stage line and a bride unheard of, yet  the first passenger to be������ceremoniously  ' thrust into their midst was 'very, evidently a bride. Had all other signs  failed, which they did not, there; wore  several kernels of rice, sticking to tbe  back of her veil.' The tall, thin,.spindle'  shanked young man who followed her  .  was, just as  evidently'a   bridegroom.  - Their clothing and manners proclaimed  " thereof the east and brand new.  -The bridegroom carried a suit case.  - which ho pushed to one side after'set- _  ��������� tling' his bride as comfortably as the  middle seat������perinitted. Then he lifted  his 'knees"be^wecn the passengers in-  front of him and looked solicitously at  his veiled bride "Tired,1 dearie Y" he"  asked.  '/Just a little, darling," she answered, t  toucbing his shoulder lightly with hers.  ,"Wasn't it just lovely tho way we got  away from them?", she continued.'   "I  thought" once they" would "really  find  out where we were going.   Wouldn't it  -have been 'terrible? But you were'such  a darling, you"���������   '        <  '-' There- was a suppressed snicker behind them.  One of tbe passengers facing   them ' gulped" and   crammed   his  mouth full of tobacco.5  "Chawf par'd-.  ner?" he asked, extending the package '  to', his seat companion, the fat storekeeper of-Alkali City. ",    ; '  The   miia^shook   his   head.    "Hear  'Wut th', holdup las' week?" he asked.;  .winking hard. '' , < '  ;'���������"Naw. Yeou don'tmean t' say there's,  been/er holdup in these here days.-^do;-  yeou?"* /'���������  ,. "Turrible'l   One man kilt, an', thirty^  . 'thousan' dollars took!'.', the storekeep-,  er   answered,   covertly   watching   the  bridal couple.       ( i  ^'Ob, darling!" exclaimed the bride.  "Why did we come to this awful  place? Take me back���������can't you, darling?"1  The    bridegroom    shook    his    head.  "Don't be afraid, dearie. I'm with you.','  His  voice  sounded  weak  and tremu-  Jous.  One of the men behind him laughed,  and the bridegroom Hushed deeply and  made a reply which was unintelligibly  jumbled by tho rapid lurching of the  stage, which at that moment entered  the rougher sections of the road.  The sharp report of a pistol startled  the jostled passengers and brought the  stage to a stop with a suddenness  which jerked' tho bride into the arms  of trie storekeeper.  The smoking muzzle of a revolver  was thrust through the window, and a  voice exclaimed: "Hands up. Step outside, gents!"  No one hesitated. One after the other, with hands well up, tbe passengers  alighted and stood in line along the  roadside. The bride came last, and the  robber hesitated, astonished, as she  stepped down.  "Excuse mu, miss," he .exclaimed,  lifting his hat before he felt about the  men's clothes for weapons. "Sorry t'  disturb yeou, but business is business.  "Now, Tom," be continued.'addressing the driver, "my pardner," motioning to a second robber who stood holding the horses' heads, "will keep yeou  covered while I look inter things."  The driver laughed. "I'm afeared  yeou'r goin' t' be.disappointed this trip.  Black John. S' far as I know, there  ain't no treasure in this load."    .        ,>  The bride gave a faint cry, staggered  and toppled over into the arms of the  bridegroom, which, regardless of orders, came down to receive her.  The robber swore. "Keep yequr hands  up!" he cried, swinging around and  covering the line writh bis, revolver.  "Let th' tenderfoot look after th' gal.  She's only fainted."  He had pulled  several pieces out of  the stage when an unusual movement  behind   him   caused   him   to  turn   his ���������  head.   He looked directly into the muzzle of a forty-four, held by the bride.  "I've got you dead to rights, Black  John," a low voice whispered. "No  noise or I'll let loose."  The bridegroom held a similar weapon at the other robber, who, unconscious of the slight change in affairs,  was twitting the driver. "Now, Billy,  drop your gun!" the bridegroom called.  The man made an offensive movement. There was a flash, a sharp report, and the shattered revolver  dropped from the robber's hand.  "Hands way up. Billy, or it'll be you  next time!" the bridegroom command  ed as he walked over and relieved the  robber of his other' gun. "Now. you  fellows. Black John and Billy, get up  on the leaders blame quick. No parleying!"   '   ' .   ,  Black John glanced at the bride.  . "Come," she said.    "Get along.    My  husband   says -you've  got to  ride  a  leader."  The bridegroom swung himself on  one of the pole horses while the bride  stood in the roadway and held his gum  After he had mounted she lifted the  suit case out of the stage, handed it to  'the driver and then- climbed up ou the  box beside,him.      <  The������ driver frowned. "Teou--yeou  ain't goin'"��������� he began, but the situation was too novel for him, and he subsided into astonished silence as the  bride turned her vei'?d face toward  hiin- and suggested that h.jr husband  wanted him to drive on. lie cracked  -.his whip, and the stage stirted. <  .Progress was slow, and the stage was  so -late in' getting to Alkali Citv that  the entire population was lined uy in  front of the Palace hotol in ant.Coition of something out of the ordinary.  Their' expectations were more than realized when the stage drew up before  ��������� the door. ' '    ,     r  The bridegroom glanced over the upturned faces. '"Is Mr. Green' in the  crowd?"'he askefl.  A round faced,' excited little- man  stepped out of the crowd.  "Give him  the 'case,  dearie,"  called  the groom without taking his eyes olf  the 'robbers.   "Your cash is all O. K.,  Mr. Green."  ' ';Is the sheriff in. the crowd?"  "That's me, stranger," answered a  young giant.  .-' "Come around and get Black John  and Billy, Rice, sheriff. ��������� They haven't  any guns, but they have got legs, so  ,1'li keep 'em covered, till you're ready.  All right?'"'  "Yep!" replied the sheriff. ,' "  The bridegroom swung himself, to  the ground. "Come, dearie,"' he said  gently, holding up his hands.  The bride climbed down from !:er  seat and turned with him to face the  crowd.'  ' "Gentlemen." said'the groom, removing his hat' "my name's Archie Dunning, and this is my wife. We're on our  wedding tour," but I had to let in a litr  tie business to please the company. Is  there any outfit-in this town where we  can put up? My wife's tired. She held1  up Black John."   ,  ":- He laughed heartily, and, taking a  huge revolver which,the bride held, lie  "tossed  it  in   the   air  and  caught   it.  liiHere. sheriff," he cried; "catch.   She  "did if with that1."       "''    ������        '       \,  ���������.. The    sheriff    caught    the    revolver. ,  pointed it over the heads of the crowd'  and pulled-the trigger.   The hammer  ��������� snapped. <  The crowd roared hilariously and  rushed into1 the bar to drink the bride's  health, but the sheriff shook his head  and laid a detaining hand on the bridegroom's shoulder.  "Archie," he said impressively, "for  the best messenger in the state yeou  did er blame fool trick. S'posin' Black  John hadn't er got caught jis' so, it'd  been all day with yeou an' the gal."  "1 know it. sheriff, but she'made me  promise. She's got plenty of sand about  some things, but she's skittish about  handling a gun unless it's empty." Then  he dropped his voice to a whisper.  "But that's nothing compared to the  chances we took of going crazy acting  like jackasses so's those four mummies  of passengers would think ,we were  tenderfeet."  Drlnkingr  Toast.  The bit of toasted bread that was  deemed such an important ingredient  in many an old time drink was considered a morsel of, honor, and fell to the  one whose turn came last to sip from  the common cup. '  In Cromwell's time, so we read, a favorite toast of the cavaliers was to  put a crumb of bread in the glass and  before they drank to say, "God send  this crum-wcll down."  The very name toast calls up a host  of anecdotes that have been the very  essence of many u convival scene.  The well known one of tbe accomplished Judge Story at a dinner in honor of Everett's appointment as ambassador to the court of St. James is especially graceful.  "Genius���������sure to bo welcomed where  Everett goes'."  The next response to this was:  "Law. equity  and jurisprudence���������no  efforts can raise them above one Story."  ������������������������������������.-  Alpbonse Karr, one of the daintiest  of writers/once gave a toast at a dinner of physicians by proposing- "the  health to the sick."  Some  Odd   Spelling?.  Americans, says the London News,  employ the word "Britisher," which  they invented; in a contemptuous sense.  It was a certain Philadelphia wit who  is said to have asked his friends svhat  a "Britisher" wovjld mean to convey by  the written word "gboughphtheight-  teeau." He had to explain to them  that, according to the genius of the  English language, it meant "potato.  Thus: Gh���������p. as in "hiccough;" ough���������  o, as in "dough;" phth.-x. as in "phthisis;" eigh���������a, as in "neighbor;" tte���������t, as  in "gazette," and eau���������o, as in "beau."  This was at least as puzzling as the  livery stable keeper's bill which contained the two items:  ��������� Aosafada  ' Atacinonimomgin.  Nobody who does not "know the answer" has ever yet arrived (at the solution, which is, in the vernacular of the  creditor himself. "A 'oss 'alf a day"  and "A-takin' on 'im 'ome ag'in." '  >  These Children.  And there was a certain man who,  being a merchant .with a trade to������lookr  after, was,a member of the church,.in,  fact an elder therein.        ,' ,   ���������  One day he invited his pastor' home,  to dinner, and while they sat in the  'parlor'waiting for the call to table he  began to tell of a, brother elder's misconduct and grievous .sin. '.  ,,  "I only,tell you this because you are  the pastor, and I think you ought to  know it.' I never mention it to any one  else." ' .  ' "And he repeated this several times  during'.the recital. As it was about  completed in came his little daughter.  Catching the subject of the conversation, she broke in with this exclamation:      , ,. .  "My goodness, pa! You're surely not  telling that old story again'."���������Kansas  Cir.v Independent ' ,  0  Difficult.  fee1"���������^r^ / '���������" ~" ') <  p**_l*~5_���������iS_.r __   ,  i-x^wBs^n'������i%rS)*'''' ^ *-  r4Q������^  The Friend���������Ain't.it hard .to remember all de' golf terms? '  The Caddie���������You bet. Dey invents a  new cuss word every time dey fozzles.  ���������San Francisco Examiner.  . Tlie Slain Is'stie.  Now  comes  the  dainty  maiden  all  agog  with animation      ' ��������� >l   -  And fairly bubbling over ,with the coming  graduation. r  But -when   it .comes, ^ alas, "we   find  her  knowledge less impresses  Than flounces, frills and tucks and thing*  connected with her dresses.   '"  1~     * .../��������� .���������Baltimore New*.  4 -J^  ���������   , ' An   Odd   Advertisement.'  The sudden popularity some years  ago" of 'Mr. Short-house's book, "John  Inglesant," is attributed to an odd incident. . "Mr. Gladstone," says the  London.. Express, "was sitting to a  photographer and holding in his hand  a copy of 'John Inglesant' The gold  lettering on the cover caught the light,  and the title showed clearly in the photograph. The likeness of the great  statesman proved a very popular one,  and its circulation broadcast over the  country led to a widespread demand  for the book."  Ginseng  ������.**  ���������������  Remedy.  No matter what the disease, the first  thing the Chinaman thinics of is ginseng. His faith in his medicine helps  to pure him beyond any doubt. Given  such trust in any physician or any  drug, there is no question but what it  would reduce our mortality record. If  a man wants to sober up after a night  of feasting and wines, the remedy is  ginseng. If he has used too much the  opium pipe, give him ginseng. If the  baby's stomach is out of order, put ginseng into its, food. If the appetite is  gone, it calls for the sam<* drug. The  rich season their food with it as we  would with pepper, believing that it  aids digestion. The aged Chinamau  uses it in the belief that it keeps him  from growing feeble���������Medical Talk.  Alice's  Snbterfng-e. '  Alice, who was five years old, was  often asked to run errands for her  mother. She went very willingly if  she could pronounce the name of the  article which was wanted, but she  dreaded the laughter which greeted  her attempts to pronounce certain  words. "Vinegar" was one of the hardest for her. She never would go for it  if she could help it, but one morning  her mother found it necessary to send  her. '  On entering the store she handed the  jug to the clerk and said:  "Smell the jug and give me a quart."  A Marl   Oplielia.  Patience��������� Why. she geve the best representation of Ophelia I ever saw.  , Patrice���������Indeed!  "Yes. You know Ophelia is supposed  to be mad?"  "Yes."'    :  "Well, there was a party in one of  the boxes, and they talked loud enough  to be heard all over the theater, and  she was the maddest Ophelia I ever  saw in my life!"- <  ���������������������������A-kAAAAAAAAAA-UAAAAAAAA*  l   ZEB WHITE   |  ^    He  Tell-*-   How    His   Son   Joe  < Ts-ckled a. Railroad.  [Copyright, 1903, by JL-. T. Richards.] "  HAD been down to the general  store at'the-"Corners" with .the  old possum hunter of Tennessee  \to buy powder'and tobacco, and  among the idlers at the store was a  pert young man who had a good deal  to- say about himself. On our way  home and after a long period of silence  old Zeb suddenly exclaimed:  r"Drat that young Perkins! He's got t  the big head the worst way, and I'm i  hopin' that suthin''conies along to give j  him a shock. Most'young men /seem j  to want to make fools of themselves." j  '"But they get over it after awhile/' j  I replied, i -' ,-    '     \   \  "Yc-os, if they don't die'first   I had ���������  a powerful pert son who didn't live to ,  'git over his braggin' days.    Sometimes j  I fecl'bad about it, and, ag'in, I think il  happened for the best." _ j  I asked him for the yarn; and aftei ]  walking along for a quarter of a mile, ]  he began: '   >   <   , / ���������. '        j  "One spring, o when my son 'Joe waf j  ���������eighteen y'ars old, he got'the big'head i  mighty bad.    I seen it comin'-on him  and knowed thar'd be trubble, and the  ole woman she seen it comin' and said  4to me;   . <.   , ��������� ,       'V' '   ;.;  '^'Zcb, our son\Too'is gittin' ready t'  make a fule of -hissolf, and, I want you  to keep an eye on"him. lie imagines  he's asA>ig as a. mounting, and he feels  that he kin lick ten men all to once.'  "When the big head gits' hold 'of a  young man it takes a powerful dose of.  medicine" to cure.it Joe'kept growin'  wjiss and-wuss.' He got lazy, and he  got to .braggin' and< blowin', *uid from'  the way he looked at me now and then'  outer the corner of his'eye I knowed  he was achin' rto tackle me. Just to let  him know that-his ole pop was on deck  I grabbed him. one day and throwed  him sky high over, the fence, and, he  was mo' humble arter that  "It didn't- cure  him, "however.     He  went around  rubbin" ag'in   folks  and  steppin' high,  and' one day he comes  home and se'z t'o me:  " "Top, ,did" yo' ever tackle  a' railroad?' -       ^       ' '     ."  " " 'No, sonny, I never did."- I've tackled men and' b'ars and wildcats and  circuses, but not a-railroad.'  -���������'  <���������     ,"-  ' " 'They've got one over in the valley,  and I think' I kin whop it in about five.  minutes.'      , k.        ,'        '  "Joe had never scenv a railroad," explained the old man, "and they had jest  fun.one down-Little Valley, twelve  miles away.    I told him what it was-  Proof Positive.  "I wonder if all men are foolsr  snapped Mrs. Enpeck during a little  domestic tiff the other morning.  "No. indeed, my dear," replied her  husband. "I know a number of men  who are bachelors!"  a railroad. , He "was disappointed.  Thar wasn't nuthin' but the iron rails  to fout, and thar was tears in his eyes  as he sot down on a stone and sez: ,  ���������"Pop, thar's nuthin'^ to, fout, and  we've walked twelve miles fur nuthin'.  I'm feelin' that this state of Tennessee  is ag'in me.'        - V , '  " 'Joe,'  sez  I  arter, thlnkin'  things  over,  'thar ain't nuthin' yere to fbut,  jest as I told yo', but mebbe.it would'  console yo' to bluff one of them ,-bulI-  gines.'    ' , '  " 'I can bluff anything from a- mounting  to   a   grasshopper!,   Whar's yer  bU" ^omin' down the valiey with* some  kyars behind , it. Yo've bin blowin'  and braggin' all the spring, and yer-  jest'feelin' that yo've got to whop sun-  thin' or die.. Git down on the track  and turn yerself loose.'  '"I'll do it, pop, and if I don't take ���������  seven different twists in this ole railroad then I'll,never look another wood-  cliuck in the���������face.'    ���������  "What I figgcred on,".,said Zeb as he  heaved   a   long  sigh,   "was,,that  Jqo-  would hcv t sense ,'hv.li: in his1 head to  git off. the'track when "he seen what  the bullgine was., He hadn't, though,  no  stood  thar and  jumped  up  and  down and cracked, his heels'together,  and whooped, and when t hollered at  him he turns to nib'a ml sez:  v " tPoy, yo' jest watch my smoke and  "don't loose any of the fun.    Yer-boy  ,'Joe.arefgwine to pull this railroad up  by the roots" or perish in tbe attempt.''"  "And :he-did, wait for the engine to  strike bim?'VI asked.'   -..-���������";    ' "    ..  . ."Yes, jest waited fight thar, prancin'  around, and whoopin'," replied Zeb.   "I  started'fur him, butibcfo' I 'got thar  the bullgine struck him/,and he, went-  sailin' over tho bushes.   ''Pearcd to mo  he- never,;would 'git done  sailin',-but  bimoby he cum- down 'with  a  crash.'  When r looked him over, I found he  was,'all 'broke.to pieces.'   I -was liftin'  "him"Up  when' he  open  his- eyes > and  srniles���������and sez: '*  " 'Pop, did I tackle the railroad?'  " 'Yo'' did, my ,son,' sez I.  .  ��������� -"'And thar was a fout?'  " 'Thar was.' ' '  "'And which got'whopped?'   .  "As he ,was a-dyin' and I didn't want  to hurt his feelin's I told .him that he  'had"licked the hull outfit andlkivored-  the farn'ly with.glory. "He lifted up  one hand and tried1 tocwhoop, but that,  whoop was only'a whisper, and he died  in my arm's." % "   .  "Then he never knew how it was?" ���������  > "Never knowed it, sah.J Jest-went to  ���������his death thinkin' he had twisted that  ' railroad clean" over two mountings and  back ag'in and that 'he weighed, a .ton  or more'n'any other critter in, Tennessee.   _.-"/,-������.  "Poor"Joe! If I'd a-gone at it and  driv'him about two feet into the airth  when the cussedness fust got holt^ot  him, he bin livin' and a humble man  today, but I let him tackle a railroad,  and he got busted all to squash."  M. QUAD.  ���������*.**-_  >    o ,'  ^1  *  //Ct, ������   / '' y,  t $  ������1  HE   STOOD   THAli   AND    JUMPED   UP   AND  DOWT*.  like, but he wasn't a bit discouraged,  lie jest lruruped up his shoulders and  spit on his hands and said:  " 'Shuck my hide, but I'm dyin' to  whop somebody, and I'll go over to-  niorrcr and tackle that railroad. If  nobody around yere has ever tackled  a railroad, then it will be all the more  glory fur me.'  " 'Joe, don't go and make no fule of  yerself,' sez*I.   '������������������-',       : , .  " 'As to how ?' sez he.  "'As to tacklin' a, railroad, thar arc  some things as even yer- pop can't do,  and one of 'em is tackliiV a railroad.  Jest yo' go out and find a b'ar and hev  some fun with him and git over this  nonsense.'       '  "He didn't say nuthin' to that, but 1  knowed he wouldn't mind what I said.  He wont to bed airly, and jest,at daylight 1 heard him movin' around. I told  him if he was bound to go over to Little Valley I'd go along with him arter  breakfast and see fa'r play, and so he  waited. When we sot out, he was in  high spirits. He whooped and hollered  and pranced, and the road wasn't wride  'nuff for him to walk in; Befo' I left  the house the ole woman sez to*rne:  " 'Zeb. are yo' gwine to let our Joe  fout a railroad?'  " 'That's the idea,' sez I.  " 'Will he git whopped?'  .  " 'He  will.     He'll   git  whopped  so  powerful quick and hard that he'll be  j as humble as a nursin' babe fur a y'ar  j to cum.'  I    "We got over to the valley 'bout 10  j o'clock in the mawnin'," continued the  old man, "and Joe got his fust sight of  In the Wrong Direction.  When my little brother was five  years old, he had the misfortune to 'fall  from the second story porch of a flat-  in which we were living.  Our aunt, who is a minister's wife,  was calling a few days afterward and  in speaking of the accident said:  "Well, Orr, if you had died when you  fell the other day you would have gone  to heaven,, wouldn't you?"  Without hesitating, he replied, "Oh,  but I didn't fall that way!"���������Little  Chronicle.   Ready For  brace.  "Quite ,a number of the old deacons  can now resume the practice of saying  grace at mealtime. Willie."  "Allow me to inquire why. Sallie."  "Why? Why, because they have  ceased 'chasing the devil around the  stump' and indulging in political fantasies. A man can't say grace with  very good grace if be be graceless, can  he?''���������Canton Saturday Roller.  m  _ove  Gro-wins-  Cold.  Mrs. Octopus���������I know that you don't  care as much for me as you did before  wc were married.  Mr. Octopus���������What put that notion  in your pretty head, my dear?  Mrs. Octopus���������Why, you used to put  a hundred arms around me, and now  it,is as'much as you can do.to use one.  ���������Philadelphia Telegraph.   ' '  The  RenHon. ,  "W'y did Solomon say- all wuz wan-  ity en' wexation er spirit?"  "Well, he wuz mightily married, en',  'sides dat, dey didn't grow watermil-  lions in dem days."���������Atlanta Constitution.  ail  PI  m  1  1  TExpert  Opinion.  Teacher (to little six-year-old)���������Now,  Freddie, what is a volcano?   ���������'���������������������������.-.  Freddie (with great confidence)���������Oh,  I know that It's a mountain that interrupts all the time.���������Life.  Unprofitable  Questionings.  Husband���������A penny for your thoughts,  Flora.  Wife���������I was thinking of a fifteen dollar hat���������Detroit Free Press.  One thing is clear to me���������that no indulgence of passion destroys the spiritual nature so much as respectable selfishness.���������Georce Ma-cDonald. THE CUMBERLAND NEWS, f ELL EARNED
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Darnlcy; P.E.I., June l.-MSpecial)
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ol them'helped him. Then I decided
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Sec that the full name "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People," is
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lectnr Oil than I ha\e T hr.\ o used it
icauhuly for over ten ' ye/us. and ha\e
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I also have one of your books that I have found
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j     HINDOO  SUPERSTITIONS.
' Sneezing- Is   a. Bad   Oinen  una  Kcepi
Men Vrorn Busine-ss. .
A resident of Dhnrmnpuri. writing
on tho subject of Hindoo superstitious,
says tli:it a married woni.-in, a dancing
girl, :iy mirror and an ass���the mo".
neglected of the, Indian domestic animals���are also among the first objects
of good' omen which a Hindoo should
meet 'as soon as he < wakes from his
sleep. A' Ilindc!./ does not stir out, of
,Ms house on any errand, not'only
during the Rahukalam���an hour 'and
'a half a'day���but also sonic time before it. Some, do not do any work
during Gulikakalum ,as well���another
one,hour and'a half, a day. The correspondent does not mention that in
more advanced countries some people
make, ltakukalam i'a'nd Gulikal:.-jm j
last a great deal longer. Besides these j
there are' Natchathirams (stars),' of j
which' there a^re twenty-six, each-of
which occurs every day. -A particular Natchathirnm on a< particular day
is either good or bad. At ,tiines an
orthodox Hindoo will'not have a "good"
day even iu a fortnight. Everi sneez-,
ing is inauspicious, t Instances are not
rare in which men are prevented from
attending their office by sham sneezing. Tlie espying of 'a, male, and a
female crow' together means the approaching death of the observer. His
fate 'may be, averted by SvriiJng a<
letter "to some1'of his relative-, at ������a
,dist'an'ce. saying iha t"Jie_ is.derv i. The
appearance.of;a rat snak'e at l.ie right
hand side o* a 'journey is considered,
,most lucky. %A Hindoo wlL.nover, feed
,a guest for the^nrsttime'oii Sundays.
lesdays or Thursdays���these 'days are*
-supposed to bring enmity between the:
hbst^iud the guest.' -AJI Hindoo doctor
,'Vin never ^dmi^ister'me'dicines to his^
patient, even 'if he is very dangerously
-ill,' for the first'time on,any day other
'than^Sunday/or.Tliuvs.lay. . It is'also
laid doAvii'that a, Hindoo should iiever
sleep With h'is head toward the south���'
the.direction in'Vhich Yaraa, the,god
of  death,  is   supposed to, live. "East(
and west are always .preferred. - -7 "~
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To' AVsilli In  Constantinople Is  Ukc
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' To walk in Coustantihople is like a
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look "at. once before, behind and,, underneath tone's feet. ,Somo ,danger or disgust is^ always.threatening. lfI- never
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Vrom the< bridge to- Pera 'without ,the
<f eeling that -1 was fighting my way
through a-hostile'city. A*-horn blows
'furiously, and a black 'man'runs up tlie
'hill,'clearing the way before-Jhe dashing.and struggling horses'of'the tram.
At "the same .moment a cab drives at
full speed down the hill, and the horses
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of you a man-balances slices of offal on
ia long pole across his shoulder. * They
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crowd. A Kurd, stooping vunder a
weight higher than himself, follows,
step by step, behind'you. Your feet slip
in slushy mud.and catch on the cobbles
or in the gaps of the road.  Q
A dog with a red wound behind his
oar and a long strip of mangy skin'on
his back lies asleep in the middle of the
pavement. You step into the road to
avoid' the dogs and the hamals, and
wheels and horses are upon you. You
step back into the midst of the dogs
and'the hamals. xls you stand aside for
a moment a beggar with a' handless
arm rounded into a stump and a woman
with her face eaten away in tbe cavity
of the hood which she draws back be-
1
fore you appear suddenly, filling what
had seemed the only alley of escape.
The sun soaks down into the narrow
street The smell of the mud rises up
into your nostrils, mingled with those
unknown smells which iu Constantinople seem to ooze upward out of the
ground and steam outward from .every
door and window and pour out of every
alley aud rise like a cloud out of the
breath and sweat and foulness of the
people. ��� Arthur 'Eymous in Harper's
Magazine.
Alisy  Was   ~Sot  P.irtJertl.ir.
There was company at tea and little
Algernon felt that it-was an occasion
upon which lie might assert himself.
"Ha," , he remarked, holding up his
bread and butter in scorn, "cant 1
have some jam on this?" 7' >.
"What?" ejaculated, his ,economical
mamma. "Jam on butter? No, indeed!
Certainly riot!"- <
"Oh'. I don't care, about it being'on
the butter," said Algy calmly. "Put it
on the other side."���London Answers.
V/liy Kegrroea Can Hear Heat.
The function of a negro's black skin
is supposed to be the conversion of the
sun's light into heat The heat thus
generated remains in the skin and does
not penetrate to the deeper tissues.
Being thus provided with'.a sun proof
armor the negro can stand an amount
of heat that would be fafal to a white
man and run little or no risk: of. sunstroke, i
Wig.
Wa-tlier   Dense.
He's rather dense, isn't he?
Wagg���Yes.    He wouldn't recognize
the point of a joke if he sat down on it.
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hRS ,t v������? >-***-  -1 T&������ ���������-**  iS7a_5aa__f_3', -. l.jZt -.-  ���������iz. J- ryjs^^^^iS^^s^i&s'.'ai^iiJ'iJi'-i  a>T.a.  '    ',   rS^USD EVERY TUESDAY.  tf ascription..' $2 oo a year,  TRU. B. HnDerson, 3������0itpr.  _2r Advertisers who want their ad  changed, should get copy in by  8 a.m. day before issue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  Yiews,' aeutimeate, or any errors ot composi-  i. ' ,  tion of letter correspondents.   ,'  YACHT    RAGE  nice   bv  "Wires���������coi'td. from first page-  Mr Puusmuir expects to increase  the output of Cumberland mines  now that tbe strike is en-Jed to 1500  tons d.oly, and will increase the  coke production alc=o. '  John    Jardine    was ' nominated  Liberal candidate for E.-quimalt af  yesterday's convention.'  '-   T>        , . Constantinople   on   Thursday,, at  - Nanaifi.o   Aug.   21���������Dei-patches ' , " -       ���������  QninU'li, a s-oldier insulted at Id  at-  Augu������M 25���������Reliance win   second  53    .seconds ���������unofficial  time.  Official  time elap=ed - -Reliance I  ' l  3h. 14m.54s"C ; Sbam ock, 3h. 18m. j  lOsec.      [Reliance declared the'win-  ! ner officially  Job Work Strictly, C. O. T).  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  The voteisMistis closed,'and wc.  . r,     hope that every,man eligible in this  '* district is on the'list.    The Liberals'  , -in many of the constituencies have  .   ' selected their me;;, but the Conser- <  vatives have made few-selections as  ^ they intend looking.f3r the best re-  -preseMfilives'. > Without doubt they  ' ' will be in the majority, and it is to  "' be hoped no mistake willn be made.'  '   ''   The' Liberal  party has to such an.  /' ,   ex ten t lost sight'of its own essential  " '   .principles that-itis difficult to say  */  ,'.' what they are.1 - The fact is that tlie  - '   , Liberal, party promised   what the  Liberal   (government did   not. per ,  " r " '  ,t form.  , Workingrnen ,are   promised  - .certain'legislation- which/they did;'  ,-'"-' '  ',   not  receive, and _there is a strong  .  ' feeling "of resentment among them  \r' - 'at being, hood-winked..    L: will be a  ' ' long   time   before' Labor   and   the/  "���������    '  Liberals will' a ^airr be'found m hnr-i  '. -    mony .ind association.  -' ������.   ',;      ''.     '. "       : ���������'���������  *���������   r  "In Cumberland"   th'o. Socialists  ,    - are de>irous of lirin~iris; oui a caiw  '     didate/but^ar.e,* tamenubly short 6K  - funds',,so;rhucli1 ������6 that' a f-ubsoiip-"  'tioh is b<-jihg passed aiound to make -  ".    up the necessary $200"to"be forfeited .  a  little  later' to  His   Majesty  the  King."���������Vancouver Woild.  ���������   ���������   ���������  ' We venture to say that not two  per cent, of the miners of B.C. are  vin sympathy with ihe Sucidlists, or  regard the kind, of literature ciccu-  '"jlated iby them   as   any thing <bui  ' rabid  trash.     When   the Western  ��������� Federation   of  cAiiners   adopted   a  Socialistic propaganda it t:igned its  own death warrant.     No organization  which encourages revolt!1 ion-  i t  ary^socialistic action can be either  successful or re^pectable.  StJDI>EN   DEATE.  The tcvvn was shocked, when on  Thursday morning, the news of the  death of Louis Morrochi, "f the firm  of Morrochi Bros., was spread  abroad.    It seems that the deceased  from' Dawson says that'while working at sluice bed-rock, some gravel  gave way and Ellis Davis of Nanaimo was buried under the debris. It  tobkseight minutes to dig him out,  and when exaniimd by the doctor  it was foundi that four ribo had been  broken and he buffeiccht-eriou^in-  termiL injuries. Plis coud'i.ioivi.--  regarded as critical.  London,- Aug. 22���������;Lord Saiir.bury  is dead/  Ottawa,- Aug. 22���������The report of  ihe Royal Labo\ir Commission 'has  been," published. Regarding the  strike which.commenced at Van-  couver, itis* shown .that the United  Biotherhood'of Railway Employees,  is a secret'society^in San Franci,-Co.'  Their' report, shows attempts were-  made,.to tie up .Canada- seaship  .-ei vice, and  to stop  the, supply of  , coal and bring about a"gigantic boy-  cott;in connection with the products  of all concerned which in' an_, way  tniu'ht affect the C P.R'. The report  deals fully" with the treatment of,  nou union men and "scabs." . In  reference- lo the sir ikes in the coal  mines,- the report, says thnt the  strike at Ladyftnilh was caused by  'iniriscup,   whcreliy .the  W. F   of M.  Miiiide ^n efiort'to'lissistthe-BVpUier-  'hood ot Railway Emplpyees on the  C P.R., s< ngbt to tie.nip the Duns- '  muir mining properics on Vancou-  ,lver Island, ������\hich were at the time  supplying the C.P.R. with coal.  Reference is made to the arbitrary  dealing of Wellington Colliery Co}r.  with its 'employees. The report  shows that the Western Federation,  in connection with tho stiike' at  Union, was ready to organize the  Japanese and Chinese laborers, and  that the chief did not respect his  oath as he should have done in  giving evidence before the Commission. The Commissioners think, in  regard to an international,organization say that if Parliament would  declare, that notwithstanding eveiy  thing in- the rules of the international bodies, an agreement between  emplo} erand employees would be  made compulsory, the mod formidable objection to these bodies would  be iemoved. The report recommei ds  that organizations in Canada which  are ontrolb-d   by tho choices of a  t.cked an official of the Ru.-sian  . Post-office who was severely  j wounded. '<  Belgrade, Auj. 22���������The Turkish  tro m������, under the pretext of pursu  ing revolutionary bands, has des-  troyed eight villages and massacred  thousands of women and children.  The male inhabitants h sve fled to  r     "  tho-mountains.i  t ' ���������  Nanaimo, Aug.'23���������The Western  Fuel .Co., Ltd.,   let   contract   this'  morning   for   sinking,'of   the   new  shaft at D- partur'e Bay.     Work is,  " i  to be commenced immediately. The  Western Fuel Co. today also completed the i������uichase of tlie Collier  Win field 'fiom J. Rosenfold Sons,  San Francisco.     , '   '   , -*    ,  The' engine room and fan* house  on New Oastle Island, had a nar.ow  "escape from destruction  last night,  Pby  bush' fi-,es  started   by  careless  campers.     It took the efforts of a  big 'mug of men all niglit to get the  flumes under control   The.manage-  ment threaten' to���������cl������>sethis popular1  resort'to the public ;if. a "repeti.ipn^  of last night's t.ffair,occurs.,  -  V ctoria,' Aug. 24���������'An American i  named Munsey, acinar maker, living Jli6'e,'.entered the B^dcsra Sajoon,  about four o'clock Sunday, produc-  ing ' -'a*- revolver? th manded ' that,  Harry .Noble, ,Avhbc runs, tbe .bar,  should open ihe safe, this was done  and the'.money, given to Munsey,  not satisfL-d with this his assailant  demanded the roll in Noble's pocket, and nothing being product d  th.'ee shots were fired in quick succession, Noble ducked, only one  shot taking effect in his arm. Noble  called for help and pushed Munsey  out, who became��������� frightened, and  escaped leaving all the money in  the counter.  Vancouver, Aug. 24���������E. Black,  a hack driver, was killed this morning. Shunting cars collided with  his hack smashing it to atoms and  killing him instantly. The horses  were uninjuied.  Victoria, Aug. 24--A new ledge  has been struck on the Lenora, assaying $100 to the ton.  ' ffoa E������.������������n Thie������ C������.m������>  "I was attacked last May by'appendicitis. Aalahowed elgna of recovery doctor  and I began tp cast around for a suitable diot  and as a result we fell upon 'Force,'which  has boen a wonderful boon to me. I nave  eaten almost three cases.    H. II. miller. ���������  w���������������  Air -Dry  .Systehv  O r 'facilities' foi Sioring Penshabio Articles* are 'now '  c nplete.. " Lggs, . Butier, Ga^ne, Fowl������ and , Meats pi \  kinds'" Stored at, Reasonable   Rates '.'. . rr. .*. -l-'\  r   R   WARD will be'paid 'for information leadingrto the/con-,  viclioh of persons appfopiiating or destroying our Beer .Kegs  UNION  BREWING CO., Ltd.  Phone ' 27.  DUNSMUIB, STB.EET  . P. O. Drawer    45<'  The   American  who had been slight 1;, ailing lately,  '��������� ,.       .      .        '       .   ,'     .    ,"    ! ������e������rt-t   Cou.-cii 'U Denver should be  was j-JtuiK in -he v-u'.iu^nl1. or  the 1  }kiU'*o ou Wot'iiesdoy e\'niii_-. talking to some friends, suddenly he  fell to the floor in a. sudden, weakness. He was carried into the house  and placed in bed but expi-ed a  short time afterwards. Louis Marr  rochi was a man liked and respected by all with whom- he came in  contact and, universal sorrow is expressed at his sudden end. Ke  leaves a wife and one-mall child, a  boy. The funeral took place Friday  at two p.'ni. under the auspices of  For Orchard,   Field   and  Farm,  Highest Grades.    Best results obtained from their use.   'Adapted to all  ' ������ Soils.    Suitable' for all Crops.     .  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY & SOLUBILITY strictly guaranteed.  GOVERNMENT     ANALYSIS     OF   STANDARD     BRANDS     SHOWS    THEM'    TO , BE  ABOVE   PER  CENT   OF   PLANT   FOOD   CLAIMED.  t _  Standard  Formulae. ��������� ���������_    '  Brand "A" ���������For Giass,   Hay,  Grain, Truck and General Farming        '  -  BRAND "B"���������For Oichards, Berries, Potatoes. 'Roots, xHops or any crop where?  Pot,i_h is largely needed.  Brand "C"���������For Crops on Peaty Soils, Clovers,  Pease, - Beans   or   wherever  Nitrogen is not wanting.    d  We also carry a complete stock of   Muriate  of   Potash, ��������� Sulphate   of   Potash,-  Koinite, Superphosphate, Thomas1 Phosphate and Nitrate  of   Soda.-  For Prices, Pamphlet and Testimonials address       -  Victoria   Chemical Co.,  Ltd*,  VICTORIA,   B.C.-  31 12 02  Every person who wishes to buy  good "oocls cheap, should   visit tho  !  dcfiMi'vl    ili'.'paj.  Labour Union,  the V.\\-lor:i Fcdt'r  .atio.n.  of   IWinois,   and   the   United  ���������Bri'i.herhood of Railway Employees  are said to belong to that class, and  are secret political oig'anizations.  ���������Nanaimo, Aug. 22���������Reliance wins  first race by over two miles. Reliance crossed finishing line'3h. 17m.  45sec.; Shamrock, 3h.-26m. 40sec,,  official lime.   <������������������'",'��������� '  Vienna, August 22���������Among the  sensational reports circulated here  'the'' Ancient   Order   of  Druids,   of     it is stated that all the gtiards aloug  the Monastir Salonicah railroad  line have been desiroved: that 2000  Turks, under Marshal Rusti Pashi,  have surrendered and been annihilated by insurgents, and That at  ue  Store  05ITTTARY.  which   he   was   a   member..' T  AVoodmen- also attendc-d, deceased-  being a brother, and many friends  attended the last rites.  By the dp i'Ii of Win. McKcon of  Victoria, lately, the Province looses  another of the old pioneers. A  typical western man, large-heart.d,  oft handed, and of wide-spread ac  quaintance. The late'3Vr McKeon  has left hosts of friends to deplore  his death, in all parts of British  Columbia and .California.. Many  there are who will long remember  the quaint humour of his stories,  and a .-great number should remember what is prone to be forgot, his  generous charitv in; scores of in-  stances to the needy. The Province,  and the people of B.C. have.lost a  friend.  Mav he rest ih peace I  IN THE COUNTY COURT OF  NANAIMO,  I-Iolden at Cumberland  In the matters of Wong Chang,  Chong  Chi, Wong Yu,   Kuan Sunj> .ilias Mali   j  Coon   Cluing,   Mah   Lee,    Luiifc   Lick  I  alias Ling Laic, Chung Bing alias Yung  Ring   How,   Quong    Gun   Nun   olias  Quan   Doo, "' Mah   ChunR,   Mah  Sec,  Chong  Lung,    Quan Tan   alias   Mali  Quan Dow, Tun Ko,   Cluing Kin alias  Jung   Bow   Bing,   and   Cheung Wing  Hock alias Jung Deb Bing, all deceased, and  In the matter of the Official Administrators Act,  NOTICE  IS   HEREBY   GIVEN   that  by   15. several orders, each bearing date  the   12th   day of August, 1903, made by.  His   Honor  Eli" Harrison,  Judye;' of the  County Court of-Nanaimo. in the'.matter  of each of the above named persons  deceased,   I "'have   been  appointed Official  Administrator  of   all   and- singular   the  goods, chatties and credits of each of the  above-named persons deceased intestate.  Dated this 18th day of August, 1903.  H. P. COLLIS,  Official Administrator for part of  County Court District of NanaimO  01 jii ii tut ion  A2TB    ���������  Q  Eley's Loaded Shells.  Shells Loaded to order.  A largo and complete stock of Rifle  Ammunition at  The   JBIG STORE  Simon Lesser 8l Co., Ltd.  "CUMBERLAND.  To Cure-a"Cold! in One Day take  Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets,  All dr.nggists refurid the money if  it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's^sig-  nature is on each box. -25'c. ���������  ,'52t.   14 .1 03  "���������"���������~ -f tt n ni 1 ���������ii  NOTICE.  I hereby give notice that from  date all Debts and R,ents owing to  me ?liall be made payable to Miss  Janet Gieasbn, 'City.      "  Wm. GLEASON.,  i  >'  m  I  ������  J   .1  11  m-  W  ill  tflsf J  M  M  OH

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