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 y^tr-  Sib  NINTH YEAR:  t ,&  r---������LJ      CUMBERLAND,   B. C.^WEDNESDAY,   AUGUST 21, 1901.  f    ��������� ������    V.  EFFECTS   OF   STB IKE.  '1 *  $ near completion.^  : can get our goods into the? stored we  intend tb hold a Sale,r and as, usual,  we intend to offer genuine Bargains.\  j >.  -.'  ' 1  .<  Watch this Space for the. Announcement  f.  "'' TKe following make tfood Dishes during. ,  '-'V .the Hot Weather : : : ' 1 r>~y ���������," 1  t. ^  Not only is the effect of the strike<  in San -Francisco being felt in  the,  coal trade but upon .the *fruit and  produce business, it is, also ^exert-  ing an influence, which *'causes"-an-L  noyarice alike1 to, r the dealers  and  the consumers injthe cityi. -*-,    ' > <  ,. It is reported; that, fruit in  San <  FranciscoHs being Allowed to^rot'  on,the,wharves.;   OrdersVfor   fruit  afe-inVmanyi cases- cancelled   and-  ,    ��������� - * ^   ,j     ,*1      ������  dealers find it difficult togeta',sup-  <- ,j,  ply, in many lines sufficient to meet  the local demand., -In some"' casts  dealers are known, to���������hayev doubled  WIRE NEWS  .:   Victoria,. B.C., Aug. 14-(Special)'  ���������It is understood that the flagship  Warspite, whose commission at this  station,expires next March, will be  .succeeded by the Grafton, another  {first-class,.ship now > in  the reserve  fleet at Portsmouth.1  .   The sloop of war Icarus will leave  in a few days for the south   to  re-  lieve the Phaeton now on her  way  .north and., to', look   after  British  ."   .  , ��������� 1-".    ,.    r ,  interests. ,  ���������Sloop Shearwater, a   brand new  Canned Smoked Halibut^ji. Them  U   -i >v   '? > ^ *"���������  * '������-���������{?;  \l ^. *" '   ��������� J i/ftC"  L  Salrhbn  ���������'V^, ^^ r  For:Sale,at the  tr  ied    vessel, will .succeed the   Icarus  on  their ^orders and by?*'that ��������� means    this station.      ���������  ~ ^  .'   New York, Aug.- 12th���������The new  American ^Cup challenger   Siiaui-  -rock II. lay' at,anchor off Saiuiy  Hook Jig htship last night, and early.  have been.enabled to keep a  fairly  regular} supply;.^onjtv hUnd.���������Free1  Press. ' <V "<        -'''  fv.'^*.^/^J. ���������. J.,  ���������rrro-  TtU  59  ' <������?<��������� -'   61 -YAfES:STREET,    VICTORIA;wB.?C:  L  '*:&*>   -HARDWARE, .MltL AND   MINING,; MACHINERY;;^ 1  I    J"J'  ������-/- '.-  *.//'������-. i--  11 MiiHilii 1 "APOINT TO .   ; I  - b  REMEMBER  a WHEN YOU WANT-  ,;,The visit .to ,VictoiiaViibf, their  ; Ruya4 Highnesses,, fthejDuke., and j  Du'che-s of, Cornwall arid York, has  beeh:curtailed to one ,.day,^ - THe,  royal,pa; tywill arrive in, .Victoria,  on/.Oct. 2nd at il ami..: and   will -  leave the following.'day at J. -t pi m.  This is. a great disappointment and  will ijectssitate the remodoiling  of  tlLe pre gramme:/ .The; great num-  ' l^er:6f ciuesttyet^to be visited in* five  weeks, tiuiejias cauted.this "change  to be made,   Vancouver. Winniwegr  and, o) her cities'are tdebe- similarly  ireaied;rvDuri.ng:the visits of 4heir  Roy^lIHifibnesses;' half ^mourning,  '' 1 s^ex pe.cie'd^to^he ^w"orn_";������ by,." * ladies, -  '. accbr.:iiI������g?ito;,.|Queeu " Alexandra'a  order, and.full dress���������^that is-rruiii-'-  rorm or court dress for.* those  ^w<ho.  Have it, to be worn atU'he-i^cepiion.������  1   . ^  this morning.she was towednip the  '    "���������"��������� s I      ' '1 - J     r   ,1   i j  bay to Tomkinsville, Staten Island.'  J '" 1^ nit  , She will be taken once , to   Erie  "Basin, where,she^ will ^ be, stripped  and- her racing, mas t; stepped.' Her'  spars are ready, and there ^will   be  no delay in getting her into racing  .trini.    Whether she  will*  go into  drydock'" to have   her" underbody  cleaned before her trials outside is  not yetknown.'     ' *.        ',[  ,   The, challenger of 1901 received a  lively^:and   enthusiastic   welcome  from every craft An 'the' harbor as  she came up the bay intow^of ".the  $ujj*-Robert Hadddn.   She'had'hef  first taste of the enthusiasm < wuh  <i^' * -  14 -J - <���������  *"C  Furniture; Carpets,   Linoleums; Wallpaper,  Or Anything in the  fjoiise Farnistjipg I^iqe  'It will PAY YOU to'Correspond with  u^.   - We   Manufacture or Import in   Car Lots  and  carry  the  Biggest  As-ortinent inthe West : ' "   ' '"  OUR ILLUSTRArED.CATALOGUE FREE ON REQUEST  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  BROS.,  VICTORIA, B.C.  11  4{(>T Weather  nai  I-"  DRINKS  1  c  Strawberry, Raspberry, Pineapple,  Vanilla and Lemon Syrups.  Lime Juice,  Champagne Cider, and  GlobiSi Mires Root Beer  -���������^'"���������v^:;.      ...-���������^-at ��������� '.' ;.--;-,:"'''v-���������".'���������'.'.'* .'';���������.'���������!?  ' ; ISLAWDEB SUNK.   ,.  ' < r ������������������      "1. "'  v   *     .'    '"\       ' :      ,, . _���������    *  ..Steamer 'Islander struck^a^rock  near Douglas Island, Alaska, on the  15th/bound south. Captain Foote  attempted to beach the vessel, but  she sank in 15. 'minutt-s, ~ 48 Hves  lost, 83 saved. Among the lost are  Mrs Nickerson, mother of Mrs Riggs���������  of this.pl 'ce, Gov. Ross' wife and  child, and Capt Foote. '   o ���������  Mr T. Home returned from  Na-  1 i  naimo on Wednesday, after attend-  i.  ing the funeral of his father  which  took place on  Sunday   afternoon.  The late Mr Horne arrived in Vic-  toria on the brig Tory on * May  15,  1851.    He was born in Edinburgh  in 1829, but spent his  boy hoi d  at  Kirkwall in the   Orkney   Islands;  After his  arrival  in   Victoria,   he  entered the H. B. Co.'s service, and  was storekeeper for the   Company  ajt Fort Rupert, Fort Simpson, Co-  mox and Nanaimo,   and   was   the  first man to cross Vancouver Island  from ea?t to   west.     After   laaving  the company's service hecarried on  a business on Victoria Crescent, retiring a few years  ago.      The   de-  cea������ed leaves a family of 8, and his  widow, wno is a sister of ex-Mayor  Bute.    Rev. C.  E. Cooper,   Kector {  of St. Paul's officiated at the funeral  service, while Grant   &   Son   had  charge of the interment. ;,  ,-���������������������������������������������0���������������������������Z������������������  The,naval cemetery at -Comox  was consecrated on Sunday by His  Lordship Bishop Perrin, assisted by  the Ven'.- Archdeacon Scriven.  ���������;which:3he/-was*to be- greeted'"wheii>  ' two tugs filled witH newspapermen  ;sand thesteajn pilot- boat New-York  ;reachedvher,anchorage liear  Sandy  .imposed.'1    ,������   ,       '   ,    ,      , . ' '  The d������������ath of Mrs Krtiger has ac-  centuated the old   man's   troubles  and no hope of liis recovery is en- '  tertained.   - -������>.' - , , '   '*    <  The utterances which have been/  given to the world as his.  it ^now  transpires were  the   work   of., the  Boer press bureau.    No effort will ���������;  be spared to keep the  news rfrom  -  the Boers in the field, as it  is   felt,  that this would be a final  blow to  the cause. ' ,    -      ^    -"     '   ,f'  ������,   Nanaimo,,Aug.  12- (Special)���������  Early this morning  there* was  an  explosion in No. 3 slope, Extensionr  resulting in the death   of   Michael  Quinn, the fire boss; who happened   ,  to be the only man in-the;.mine at% *  the time.    A good deal  of damage j  J was done to the workings.     A re-  lief par.ty immediately set to work/*-'^S\ ^ ^  and Quinn's body was found   this' V )  ^vQ-  afternoon.%- An  inquest   will, be V;C"   *^/t  held tomorrow.   Quinn.wan an old. ���������>  experienced , miner. r ��������� He   was: a  married man and leaves,, a family.  How the explosion occurred is oiily  a matter of surmise. ,     ������ '      > - - J  ; Nanaimo,  B.   C,    Aug.1,  14^  (Special.)������������������ An examination of No ,% ' W-.t^I  3 mine, Extenaion.in. which Mich-'      -,-V5^  ael Quinn lhst his life on  Monday   -'>>*;  last, was madeby Inspector Morgan //-A     'f  yesterday.    He says that as a result J1  of bis observations he is   convinced  that the explosion started from tho ^ -.-  spot where Quinn was found.  'The '^^^>^  firemancarriedaGlennysafetylamp^t^*. l ^t  -and/Inspector Moigan suggests thltf   ^^/-"'r^x  finding hmself in a bodywof gas he^ ,'. /'--'^/J  ; turned quickly, back and caused-the ' ��������� i  flame of the lamp.to .blow through' ^   ' -'  ;'^'-  ���������V*  ,*   "I  'C3'  *vT  1 ��������� *>ti  ^ ^ + 0 ,i Ail  tr3'ttJr'* I  VJ s" * I  ifl'S* f  j, ... ���������  Hook lightship at Tclaylight..���������'. The^i' the^ gauze.- --The lamp wa3 .found       '   !' , "^  \  skippers of the'"' tugs^ loosed' their   * intact and sound- except that  the V'"-"-,'^v-/J|  whistles and the New York; wailed-  a salute with her siren. The 'Erin  acknowledged the salute with three  deep blasts. > v  Skippers and tars aboard the historic boat seemed "delighted   with  the enthusiastic reception accorded  to them.     When   the   newspaper  men boarded the Erin  both Capt.  Sycamore and Capt.  Mathews ex  pressed their  appreciation   of  the  Jiearty welcome. ' Capt.  Hamilton,  navigation officer of the Shamrock,  stated to an Associated Press repre-  sentative that the yacht had  been  towed about two-thirds of the way  from the Azores    Prevailing winds  from south sotithevst gave  them a  fair wind all the way.     They  got  into the tail end of an easterly gale  on Aug. 4, which carried away two  top-sails.    That was the only mishap of the voyage.  London, Aug. 8���������A special despatch from Rotterdam says tl e  mental condition of Mr Kruger is  arousing serious apprehension. A  specialist in nervous diseases has  been summoned by telegraph from  Berlin.  thread screwing on the bottom was  defective: It was possible that thili  caused the accident; but an examin-  ation-of the lamp, which will   be>  v %   *   i    * i *  made to-day,0 would be necessary to  establish this'theory. The idea tha t  any one else was in the mine has  now been abandoned. A coroner's  jury was sworn in yesterday and an  adjournment was made until Tuesday next. The funeral of the vic-  tim takes place this afternoon under  the auspices of the Knights of Py- .  thias.   o .  The death of Signor Crispi, former Premier of Jtaly, is recorded.  His will requested thai no religious  ceremony be held.  The remains of Baron von Ket-  teler, the minister of Germany who  was murdered at Pekin, were buried  at Meunzter, Westphalia, on Aug.  10th.   ��������� o  Next Saturday will be a gala day  in Cumberland. Arrangements  have been made, and by the courtesy  of Capt. Keppel of H.M.S. Warspite,  the men of that ship will visit the  town accompanied by the fine ship's  For months past   the fact   that | band#    A programmc of gport8  has  the ex-president of the Transvaal  hab been failing rapidly has been  known to thoee who surround him,  but they have tned hard to keep  any word of it from the outside  world. None but those ardently  attached to the Boer cause have  been allowed to approach him-and  secrecy as to his condition,has been..  been arranged, including a football  match between the ship's team and  Cumberlands. In t^he evening-, a  concert will be given in the hall by  the Black. Diamond Minstrels, of  the Warspite. A dance will conclude the evening.   , o  Tender-foot comforters at Leiser'a. ~\v.W  ICi  b>,  K  V  - *<  ft i *  1       r  lb   r.  f*A j   r j' -  I'jll,  Ik  I {  f  IV  1     s  A Goddess!  of Africa.  j  ��������� ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  ��������� ��������� ��������� "  Sy ST. GEORGE EATHEONE  Having; accomplished all that was  possible the two friends commenced  "j������:e descent, which \vas more of a  task than the climb had been. Lord  Bruno .had, at the suggestion of  'Bludsoe, carried a lasso, .without  which no respectable cowboy would  over mount a horse.  This rope came in useful enough   on  several occasions,! when it was doubled   over  the  outcropping-  limb   of    a  "���������tree, and allowed the two  adventur-  ���������ers an 'Opportunity  to reach  the foot  of an abrupt descent.  Thus thej' arrived at the base of  'the lull, and entered the dense stretch  of forest.  Game abounded 'on all sides, and  but for the dangerous condition that  -rendered the discharge of a rifle ' especially hazardous, the -temptation  'to use* their weapons must have prov-  ������en  irrestible. i  ' It was. while they were' advancing  in the direction of the'secret camp  ���������that, the Englishman suddenly clutch-  <cd   the  arm  of  his, companion,    .and  l)omtod to the left, as though he had  <lijco\<'i'ed that which demanded   im-  . mediate attention.  camp, ana push on in the ditectum  which Rex had marked as their  course '  ,    Lord   Bruno   was   met  by   the  chief  of    the   cowboys   upon   their   return,  and'heard  their  report.     It  was    to  the effect that several bands of moving impis had  been  seen'bar  the   sentries   while   our   friends   were    away  upon    their    expedition,   but   though  their  garb   indicated  that  they   were  upon   the   warpath   rather   than   en-,  gaged in a simple hunting expedition,  they  had  not  come, close  enough    to  delect any signs  of  the' invaders.  Slowly   the   time   passed  It was  somewhere in  the neighborhood of three  o'clock  when Bex  was  lying  there   m  a  half  doze,   that     he  saw Bludsoe hastily enter  the camp,  coining from the lookout.  His manner indicated that he had  made a discovery of some importance. Bex saw him speak to Lord  Bruno, who immediately, picked up  his gun, and accompanied the cowboy. They vanished among the trees  in the direction from whence the expedition had  come.  That something was in the wind  Bex could easily guess. The sleep  had now vanished utterly from his  eyes. He was never more wideawake in his life.  Sitting up he awaited the return of  the two who had gone forth. The  professor 'lay curled in his blanket  sound asleep ,'    JJear  by reposed    the  doctor,   making   the  his  the  the  the  Bex  thatf   quar-  turned  lus  a:, es  in  ���������ter,     fully  e\peetirg    to    see   one/or  ii'ore black warriors in all the regalia ol s ivage war dirsj, stealing along  'to cut oil their passage to the cemp  indeed,  he  insLincti\ e'y   hall   r���������ised  'his   ri/ie   as   though   in   readiness,     to  ���������op-en   the    ball,   knowing   what     ad-  ���������4 a ill A" e  accrues  to   the  party   taking  ~i.be  iniMati\o  in  such 7anan s.   but  he  did  not hie      lnsljad,  a biojd smile  '. lieishod1 o\er  bus  face/,as   thou f,h    the  ..spCi-oacie   might  be   of   the  humorous  ���������>\/rJ.QV  1 he proiessor was in it, very much  -so| for at that moment  there seemed  to' bo  a  JU:y  "of  war, on   the  pait  ,of  *a large monkey and  himsclt,  lel>/ceu  jjf:vhom a rope \vabLsti'etched, .and   the  (''chances  wcic appaieutly  in  favor    of  1   the gcnileLian  of  the African  woods.  Bex coi!.p>ehen'icd the t; uth ,a'& soon  as ,he "grattier!' the   ctuation.      lion-'  sieur    JtPe-a,  .sh'l   harming   upon     the  possibility   ol   fame   awaiting   him in  *?Lhe rViTiiderncis,   and   pe-iiups  in hopes  -of  ru.'iimg  acvocs  a ���������������������������jprcimcn  of    the  "���������'missing "link,''   had   boi rowed a las-  .-so,   and   wandered   loith   foi   a   little  ������������������a troll in the mle.osls ot science  .    Hoav  iii  the  n.'.:..3  of all   that    was  wonderful   ho   had   c cr   managed    to  cast th'at noose over 1 lie shoulders of  tne big  monke3'  was  a m^ ,le'y   that  ���������could ne\ cr be explained,    bui he had  (done   so,   and   doubtlc-s  started      foi  ���������camp,     to     e-cainine   Ins   cantui e    at  'his  leisure,  and  determine  vvhetherit  /had  any  claims  on   science  or  merely  ij-opre~ented a t\pe  ot animal  life  The beast, ho\."o\eV, .strenuously objected   to  surh  si'inrMt"    proceedings  ���������I'oR'jibly    he rcineniLce- 1 ,aa  arpomt-  ���������ment  made with a diiikv  bolf? of the  ' wjMV. ood  abot.r   t( ,s   lia10    an J   con-  < eluded  to ^ait. i'cr tne rende *oi;s  Be  that as  it   '^a-s,  ,Lt the  .moment  our   comvados   btust   upon   the   scene  "the  man   ot  '-'ioiijd,   who   had   rashly  fastened   t'-.c   o Vr   ciul   of   the   lasso  . ai ound  hio  bfU'.,   was  en;,a; ed   in    a  -tremendous smuggle  to  hold  his  own  . a'gaiiTst   the   giant   monkc     and    be-  ' ing  5lo,"i;.    but  s ::*ely  drafted    into  "the   depth1 of   the   woods   where     the  ������beast doubfes had its home,  though  -Jules   cont������stod  e\eiy  foot  ot ground,  --and strained and  lugged as he plant  ed  his . hce's  a^'i'i-l,each   projecting  root,   all   to  no  avail.  What the ultimate result of the tug  of war might ha-, p bom but for the  -coming of the twain upon the scene,  must be left entirely to con lecture.  "Whether the plucM -scientist would  have e\ eutii.'Ih succeeded m securing the masterv, or, finding himself  beina dragged at the heels of the  monkey be compelled in self-defense  -to cut loose nith his knife, must remain a nn-teiy  At     the   .nip"1 ranee   of   our   friends  the animal  redoubled   his  clfotls, and  poor  Jules  v\as  tosr-i'd  about  like an  - ad veil1 in ou<!   thi^l le-dn\\ n  When Bruno m.Magcd to lay hold  .of the rope, a new clement entered  'the game, and the beast's defeat was  -settled, .  Jules was released, and his end of  ������he lasso fastened to a tree. Then  an advance was made from several  quarters, but the beast looked so  fierce in his de.-paiiv that, being do-,  ���������barred from -Using their guns', they  were compelled to resort to strategy  in order to accomplish his doAiifalB  Retreating-.before them the beast  gradually shortened his circuit and  wound himself up until he was pow-  - arless to" resist and fell an easy prey  to  their  combined  assault.  As the gentleman of science had ere  this  made up  his   mind    he ' did   net  %vant the monkey half as inuch as'he  -had   thought,   when   the    lasso     had  been recovered they allowed the brute  .3, chance to shuiflie  off,   which  he  did  with the most frightful grimaces and  ��������� chattering,  as    though   invoking    the  curse of the great voodoo of the nion-  ;:'key, race    upon   their   heads   on     account of the indignities he had endur-  ���������ed.  It  wras    now  high   noon,   and     all  ���������isecmed   well.  A few  hours more and  they would.  ���������&5>el   at   libertv   to   abandon   the   little  best   use   of  -time.     !Sot  a  sound  came  from  depths  of  the  great forest  save  'cries   of    wild   birds.       One1    of  horses was pawing- the ground.    Was  that    a   sign   of  hunger,   or   did   the"  beast recognize  the''existence  of danger m soine shape near by������ ?��������� Really,  Bex- was  not^ suimciently  educated   in  the sign of wood and plain to' tell. *  Almost  half an hour  had  crept  by,  and  still  the  two  had  not  returned.  His  ears   had  been 'on  the  alet t",   but  the  report   of "a  gun  either  near     at'  hand or far away had failed to reach  him'.       His   , curiosity     grew    apace  Could   they   have   gone' to   the    lull  again, so that Bludsoe might impress  a   mental   map   of   ihe     surroundings'  upon that wonderfully retentive brain  of his?     Rex could  hardly believe it,  since they had left the laager headed  in lust the 'opposite direction  This, brought to mind the fact that  they had  themselves, corne from  that'  quarter.        What   object'1 could   it   be  that  induced' the' scout   to   go    upon  the  back  trail"?  He was still debating this subject  without having arrived at > any definite conclusion,' when his attention  was attracted by" moving figures, advancing  through'the  forest. ,-  The' first sensation he experienced  was one of sudden^'alarm, for vhis  eyes had fallen upon the_ tall figure  ol" a blackt warrior, decked- in the-  paint, andi cat-tails and"1 gewgaws  that go to make up an impr on the  warpath.i <  Then Rex''drew a sigh of relief as  he discovered another fact���������on either  side of the brave stalked a form,  and in these he instantly recognized  Lord  Brlmo  and  Bludsoe.  Another glance, and he had discovered that the black, inarching with  a haughty step between his captors,  had his hands bound behind jiis back,  while a rude gag prevented him from  ma'king an  outcry. "  Hastings could guess the truth  now, remembering how the scout  brought sudden news to milord, and  the two had immediately gone out as  if to  battle  Undoubtedly the lynx eyes of R������d  Eric had discovered the black following their trail. 'All that was necessary for them to do was to select  a choice position, and then after the  fellow had passed bv Bludsoe with  a whirl of his trained arm had sent  a coil of rope spinning thioii'ih the  air, the noose settling o\ er the  shoulders of the impi, when he was  instantly hurled to the ground, to be  set upon by Lord Bruno ere he could  undei stand what had befallen him,  or gather his -uits enough to send  forth a signal whoop  "What to do with the fellow was a  conundrum.  Bludsoe endcavo'-cd to communicate  with him but the effort v. as a failure. Either the black did not undei stand, or else deigned to make no  leply. At least he pro 'r\ed his  hauty  demeanor  Had those romrh riders been alone,  they would speedilv have settled the  fellou 's fate with a readv lasso.  ri hat is the code of the South African border, when enemies meet; a  code that is as old as chivalry it^  self, and yields place ver\ reluctantly to   modern  ideas   of  mercy  Lord Bruno-could not give ,his consent, even though ho knew his weakness might come home to him. He  'was rio butcher, "to end the life of a  man captured in his own country. ,  ."Bludsoe shook his head as if not  satisfied, but said nothing. When  the little party rode out of camp,  -the black remained, tied hand and  foot to a 'tree, rendered incapable of  speech: but ��������� his eyes had observed  everything, even to the fact that he  owned-his'wretched life to. the kindly heart of an Enrlish gentleman.  have any partieuJur business in hand  Hastings  had  laid  his    course     from  the evrie to which he and Lord  Bruno had mounted with such labor, and  Blurlsoe,  ha*, nig also 'taken an observation knew  the  lay  of  the  land,   as  only  such a genius coulci grasp  it  '/Like spectres they rode on., two by  two,   the   only   sounds   arising    from  the^ir   progress   being   the  du'l' plunge  of   horses'    hoofs    into     the  yielding  turf' or it   might  be the s������\ish   of    a  branch  striking   the form .01   a  rider,  ' to   spring   back  passage  No onej uttered a word abo\e a  whisper, and then oi ly when it was  'actually nccssai.N. Indeed, the singular surroundings appeared to have  an influence upon even the usually  \oluble little professor, for he, contented himself w'lth dodging the occasional gnarled branches( that seemed  like ,the tentacles of 'a gigantic octopus of'the mysterious African forest,  eurerly outstretched to tear him from  Jms< perch m the saddle.'  Hastings' thoughts during this sombre ride'were legion! 'They ran the  .gamut of his recent adventures beginning with the daring invasion of  thnt haunted crater in "search of the  ancient treasure.  Again die coulci see the fair white  priestess of the nupis, "as she , held  '���������Hhe host of black warriors spell-bound-  in her radiant presence���������again, the  charm of her sweet bird-like music  tiontcd upon his hearing, and he' experienced a sense of exultation at the'  thought of. how'speedily his dream of  returning to the mammoth kreal  backed by a determined force had  been realized through the most "remarkable as well as luckiest meeting  of his life  Tnpie were timos when he found  it dnhcult to believe this strange  thing had actually come to pass���������>  when he feared " it1 must-be'* a wild  phantasy, such as might come to,the  East Indian "'hasheesh" eater, or the  disciple of that subtle drug opium;  btit/onB a glance around at the determined conuades touching his elbows was needed to dissipate 'that  delusion. , ,  One thing he could not forget so  easily, and this was the black whom  lliey had left ,in the camp] fastened  1o a_ tree and apparently helpless  either to escipe or draw the attention of his fellows.  Hastings was equally opposed with  /Lord 'Bijuno to putting the wretch to  death, and yet something told \ himc  they would ha"\ e cause to regret their  'mercful treatment of the ' ,brave���������  that   Bludsoe   was   right   in   advocat-  TJIVE STOCK, AGRICULTURAL A\TD' INDUSTRIAL, RACES,' ��������� 'PLATr  FORM ATTRACTIONS AND^PYROTECHNICAL' DISPLAYS.' " .EDUCATION,   IMMIGRATION,   BUSINESS,* PLEASURE.    ',        ; ^    ,  THE PEOPLES CARNIVAL  -V*   C 1   i t  ' For  F.  W. THOMPSON  Prize'Lists, Programmes, and all -information,apply,, to '  'MPSON,1-'President.  Wind peg, Man"> "',   '"'(   * >���������''"   '", *    ,_  F.  W.  HEUBACH,/ General'.Manager, - Winnipeg, ,M<������n.'  ing  "do--:  the   sternest     of   measures   when  ing   with   such  merciless  creatures  as  these  African   blacks".  At.no *'time was it tactuallv dark,  for ,the-moo3i hury back of .the cloudy  curtains that screened the heavens,  rhruoh under the trees ereat caiehad  -to bo takeiv-to watch their course on"  account ol the dengors which lurk in  a South African forest after night  has closed  in  T-lostings found himself at a loss to  determine whethei they viere making  pro"less in the right direction or it  random, and \et he did not consider  himself a novice in woodcraft���������in-  ���������,r>"d,  hit- Ycceu't     feat in    penetrating  - iFREIGHT CHARGES ON EXHIBITS.       - \    '  The Association undertake the payment of the inward freig'hti charges-  on exhibits from -the ,last shipping point, provided that such exhibits axe,  returned'to the original shipping point  immediately  after  the Fair without ownership changing hands     The Association wish  it  to  be" distinctly,  understood that tliis is not to be a'precedent, .but ���������that it is  being .done  this j ear  owing to the partial failure of last year's crop and'the conseL  quent shortage of money amongst' exhib'tors. I        '       , - .',.    *���������   ;  NEWER NOTIONS.  Social  (10r  the unknown heart of Africa, and  reaching his desi nation alter tra\ol-  l'ng hundreds of miles through a wilderness where savage beasts, and  tribes of e\ en more merciless blacks  abounded, was nuite enough to stamp  him as airs thing but a greenhorn.  l!!e }i^.c\ confidence n the silent man  who so much resembled Colore^ Per1"  ���������whose whole liT"e had been ^pent in  reading   the   secrets   of  Nature     until  " CHAPTER  VIII.     -  THE.-vVITCI.1- T'OC'TOP.  It was :,UHf, -t.tM'":n,':; n.f'ht w,hen  they quitted the camp, and took up  their line of march. A change had  come over the face of nature, .since  the sun had 'dropped-' to rest amid  banks of forbidding clouds, ' and not  a star appeared in the heavenly  vnti.lt.  Jim Bludsoe swept many a glance  upward and seemed somewhat concerned; but men of his calibre seldom let the whims and caprices of  the    weather  daunt  them   when   thev  c". cry rustling leaf. e\ cry blade ol  V-ss, c en the whispeung wind itself revealed truths a.s plainly to him  as the pa yes of a printed book might  to  a scholar. t  Several times the little column came  to an abrupt halt No verbal order  was given out the .leader had throv r.  up his neht arm as lie drew his hc-rrc  in, and this ^lcrnal was passed like  magic down  the line  Then  horses  and   riders  would-    re-  -'main  as  motiobless  as  though  cut in  btonze, while eager  cats  wcie  stiai',~  ed to cati h the sounds that had been  tne ca'i're for the halt  Once it wc->s some animal that Bludsoe had sighted on the left flunk an''  which claimed u\ faeir presence i*rni d  still for a njriutp and then plunoed  hcuvih thiough the thicket 1} ing in  that  direction  Again it was t"e report of a gun,  distinctly heard booming on the nia'^t  air a sound that under ordmar\ conditions might not ha\c e^ en arou.-ed  cunosit\ , but which now caused the  most prolific spcruli tion as to ih"  nature of the nu: ksman, and whit  he could be fn;ing at in the night-  lime. -,     ���������'������������������������������������'.���������'��������� .'.' ���������  The third.time they halted for even  a more significant; reason. Along with  the sweltering '-night'wind/-which was  in their feces, came the faint but'unmistakable notes of that weird war  ���������drum of'. the savages, .the tom-tom,  and from the clearness of the : '���������' sound  Hastings mentally figured that it  could not be more than a couple of  miles distant at the������mostl,  Bludsoe, though comparatively new  in South African wilds] had managed  to make himself familiar, with numer-  Kntertained   at   Present   In  Form and Dress.   <  So far as fleeting fa&hion is concern-,  ed the new century has not yet exploited any very-remarkable novelties in  frocks,' phrases or foibles, but is gayly-  enjoying certain legacies bequeathed  bjT the century that has departed.  ' One of the most convenient of these  legacies in 'the great cities is the fash-  , ion of dining'and supping at a smart  restaurant, a custom that, like most  pleasant things, comes to us from Paris. Even a decade ago that woman  .would have been deemed audacious, to  put it mildly, who would permit herself" to be seeu eating her dinner in  public. Now any one does it: smart  people because they like it; people who  are not smart because they want t% see  what smurt ones look like in their habits as they live or dine.  It is a survival of antiquated ideas  that one may pay many dollars for an  evening gown, but that one or more  expended in having the coilTure nicely  dressed represents sinful extravagance.  The loosely arranged ~ French waved  coiffure is still first favorite, though  the very latest style is to have the hair  parted in the center, arranged in soft,  loose waves and cleverly manipulated  at the back into a mass of coils and  puffs, lying*low on the neck, sometimes  ���������with one or two quite loug curls straying lightly on the shoulders.    But this  style, though 'extremely picturesque^ -  and graceful in itself,,requires the hand  of a.veritable artist txfarrangedt prop-1 ,  erly..'Moreover,, it is not generally be-^V  'coming and' demands regular-features T  and "the broad low brow of beauty" to<-'Kl'  show it to advantage. - -.1 ,      . - * - -,  A'nother all  important  point is  the'  corset, although it N absolutely Impossible for a woman to(,look well''even in  the most ravishing'of gowns if she does-  not wear a properly' fitting and' well  shaped  corset.    The  straight  fronted \  corsets, provided one gets a good-malse;  are   really   sensible ���������.andvcomfortable r\  garments,   working ,a   marvelous  Improvement on even the most unpromls'  ing looking figure. *       '    ' "'  Renovating Leather Chairs.  When leather chaiis and sofas have  been so constantly used that their original color has worn o'.r. it is advisable  to completely . renovate by"; blacking  them.all over with the following preparation: Beat up the-'yolks of two eggs  and the white of one; mix separately  a teaspoonftil of gm:in a teaspoonfui  of sugar: thicken these,with the best  ivory black; stir thi- mixture into the  eggs, and apply the ��������� preparation  smoothly to the leather,by means of a-  brush. ''- " .  Not Q:aite n  Sponffc.  Percy��������� Skins 's a sponge���������a perfect  sponge  '���������(Mi no' Whei a ������ponge absorbs  in' ���������!, iig  i>\ MiiM-r'/ir'g 't you can get it  pAi r  ing  ous matters   connected  with  the  its. of., the  natives,     and     could  what  many  of     their      signal  'meant. ���������   ��������� i  hnb-  ' tell  cries  [TO 3PS CONTINUE!?.]  ���������3>������rilonecJ  Sex.  was   it   supported  :hc  T3ie -Ove  T.T, clier���������Who  world on his shouhlers?  Bright Pupil'��������� Atlas.  Teacher���������And how was Atlas support-  odV  Bright   Pupil���������By   Mrs.  po.se.���������Chicago News.  Atlas, i sup-  Anaemia, or thin, watery blood, is increasing to an alarm -  extent ���������among the school girls and young women of bur  land.'":.'. Pale gums, tongue and eyelids, muscular, weakness; ;'iri-'  ability for exertion, deficient appetite, impaired digestion, short  breath, palpitation of the hear^ attacks of, vomiting, swooriinc:,  hysteria and- irregularities of the feminine organs are among.the  unmistakable symptoms.of ansemiajor poor qualify of blood.   ..  Anaemic persons are frequently said to be going, irit������ a decline, and as a fact do usually contract consumption x>r some  fatal constitutional disease if they -neglecfc to restore norms!  vigor. Fresh air, sunlight, iri������derate/exerciseand the regular;  use of Dr. Chase's -Nerve Food after each meal will restore new  vitality to the body and. new. color to the cheek of any anaemic'  person. Gradually and thoroughly it forms new. red corpuscles  in the blood'-.and wins.back perfect health and'strength.  Fifty cents a box,  6  from Itdmanson, Bates &  boxes for  S2.50  Co., Toronto.  at  all dealers,   or post    paid i     "  ', i  .1    J"  A CHIME  OF'FOUR.  'i I  The stir of myriad H-.es as yet unseen* '  Thrills through the bosom of the earth again, -(  That answers, smiling wheie the fields grow green,  The innumerable whisper of the ram.' ,  Willow and hazel's red arid silver stems,  Like lances, fling their leafy, pennons wide;  The hedges w;ear their wild rose diadems;  White daisies'-crest the wave of, summer tide. ,  A 6ense of noonday broods above the lands,  Fast    -whitening   fields   the    liberal    sunbeams  ' bathe!       , ,    ' <������������������."''       'a  While where the sickles .flash in tawny hands  ���������The flaming poppy dyes the fallen swathe. ������  V ���������    , '    ;  Gone is the harvest's gracious burdening;  A   keen .faflged   frost jthe' bare ibrown , furrow,  grieves.' r, '���������       .       ,   ,  Die undoing winds of winter hoarsely sing     ,,  The requiem of a thousand thousand leaves.  ~Y���������John Berwick in Longman's.  \  OO00OO00OO00OO00OO00OO00O  , o  o  %  o,  On the Home-  ward Track.  'O  o  So  S  .������:  8  o  o  O  o oQOo oOOobOOooOOooOOo oOO'  By W. R. ROSE.  I!   ''  It was a bright morning in May.    The  - boy who was walking briskly on the railway track looked up at the blue sky and  'sniffed the fresh  air with, keen  satisfac-  .. tion._   He wast a boy of perhaps 17, tall  , for''his age and well put together.    He  , was-comfortably   dressed,   and  over his  shoulders   swung   a   canvas   bag   off the  telescope variety.    The.track was laid on  ,1'   an embankment and extended onward in  an'almost straight line as far as'the eye'  - ''could reach.    The boy could look across1  ' the level fields'on either side and note the  ' j   chimps of trees heie and there,, with the  \, 'farmhouses .nestling near and the'great  , v twoods and" faroff hills'1 behind: ' It was a  pleasant  prospect, > and   the .-pleasure   of  ' viewing it'seemed reflected on the boy's  'face.      -  >- .    ',      "' -       '    _   r������-'"  Suddenly'his attention was attracted by  , < a figure on the'track ahead.    It'1 was the  figure of a-man, and<*ihe, man was sitting  ' on a, tie with his feet dangling down the  i embankment. ,The man arose as the boy  1   drew near.   He was a young man with,a  ,   bright  face and very, bright eyes.   "His  ""eyes sparkled '"as"the^bpy neared.him.  ' .  - "A fair morning, young sir," he said as  he arose. , <K  "Yes," 'assented the boy.- He looked  * the stranger'over.   ,He was tall and slen-,  der, his clothes were ,fine, though dusty,  and he bore a valise that showed the effects of much travel.' <��������� j  *- He' fell into step with the hoy as they  , 'trudged along side by side. '      i  < "Rather dull ^prospect for.,, a solitary  "��������� stroller," said the stranger:  - ."Not dull, for me,"isaid the boy.    "I'm  on ,my way home!" t'   r   " r       ' -  .',    \ "That does make a,difference," said the  stranger. ; He' looked the .boy over.  "Been  '-   away long?" '-      ^-,    /,.*",   v   ,  j. ."Six months.",replied the boy.    "Been;  at work'in a Chicago store.- -It's my" first'  - vacation."    ,  "Then I don't wonder the lprospect is  ^alluring," said the stranger. "Usually,  though, the first homecoming is attended  with ^some little pomp and ceremony.  May I ask why you gravel on the ties in-'  stead of in a private car?"  The boy laughed. *    .  ,"Well," he said, "it's partly for the exercise and partly to save the money. You  can't get much exercise, you know, running an elevator at'SG a week. And you  can'fesave much either. So'I save a little  i more and get the exercise, too, by walking the 15 miles from the junction,",  "So it's the coming home that makes  the walking pleasant," said the stranger.  And he softly" sighed.  "May I ask where you are going?" inquired the boy.  "You may ask. but I can't tell you," replied the "stranger. "I'm a vagabond, a  wapderer,' a first cousin of the tramp.  'Last night I was an actor, today I'm a  tie counter. Tomorrow? Oh, well, something will turn up tomorrow."  "And have you no home?"  i "None that I've any right "to claim.  I'm the black sheep of the family, my  boy, and black sheep are not popular with  the white ones. I've a very iespectab!e  brother, and a very grand - sister-in-law.  and a mother whos-e heart I have wrung  ' and who������e faith I have abused. There  would he no fatted calf for this prodigal."  " Then his bitter tone suddenly changed.  "Not a very agreeable companion for a  pleasant moraina walk, am I'J" he In ugh  ed.  "I think you are wrong about your  home," said the boy. "Ifdoe������a't seem  as if my mother could help but be glad to  see me. no matter how 1 came nor what  I bin) done. Doesn't your mother wtite  to you?"  "She doesn't know .where I  am." said  the stranger a little'slowly.   "I've changed  my name, and  I'm a.stiolling actor.   -At  least   I   was.    Our company  was  bioken  up last night":' our manager deserted  us,  and our baggage was'' seized...All  I  possess is what I have oh and/the. J^jchelieu.  costume.that'I   wore  last; night; 'rather  "a'slight capital to, face the world with at  my age.:  OfiT I'm a failure, all right."  .'���������;*���������./���������'"���������It's   Richelieu,   isn't; it," .queried   the  ��������� boy. "who says there is no such word aa  .���������fa������ir-!'.-:.V-:;;'-------v.-:':-.'-'-;i..--      ���������'���������'���������  ��������������������������� "r ' ".'.  ."Eh!" cried the stranger. "But that's  bnly'a {pretty sentiment in a play." ' ��������� .';'���������;:���������''  "I'think it's true, though," said the boy.  "I'm going-to believe it's true, anyway,  j went to Chicago-to do great things, and  I tramped the streets for ten days, tired  and hungry, looking for work, bur T'didu't  give it up. And when I found a job it  was only $2 a week.: But I stuck to it,  and I've been climbing little by little ever  since; And I don't mean to stop." He  paused. "1 guess one thing that kept up  my courage, was the thought that my  mbther was praying for me and that there  was a good hoine with its -door always  open waiting for me if the worst came to  the worst." > ...,'.-'  ���������   They trudged along in silence.      "  " "I'm only a'boy." said the'-'iad presently,   "and  you're  a  man,., but .1 ��������� hones tl-"  or more away,  and  Lbove the ' farthest  tree tops a puff of steam 'suddenly arose.  "It must be nagged!" cried-the boy, and  he looked about him 'wildly.  "Here," c shouted, the   stranger   as   he  tore open  the tattered   valise.     "Flaunt  the cardinal's red robe at them.  The boy seized the garment.  "Halt!" cried a ringing voice from below. .     l     '     , (', .-,     '  Three men had emerged from the bushel  and    were    climbing    the " embankment.  Something'glittered  in   the-hand  of the  foremost. ' "Halt!" he cried again.  "Run!" shrieked the stranger.     '  The  boy started up the track  at full  speed toward the approaching train, the  red robe flaming out behind him.   ,      .   ���������..  ' The'man; with the revolver'came up" almost  abreast of ��������� the  boy  as  the   latter  , sped by. ' \ '   ',  "Halt!" the man cried once more and  'leveled the revolver at the���������fiying lad.  '���������But 'the stroller, with a' despairing  <vglance about him, had caught'tip one of  the spikes 'and suddenly flung it with all  his force at-the desperado. His aim. was  sure. The. flying iron caught the ruffian  squarely on "the side of the head and tumbled him down the embankment to the  ' vei-y bottom. At the instant he 'was  struck the revolver went off, 'but the bullet flew" wild, and the boy'sped on. -The  other desperadoes, ���������'climbing behind their  leader, saw his ,sudden overthrow )and  hesitated. ,���������Then they turned and scrambled down after the bounding form of the-  iujiired "man and disappeared in the  bushes.^ -,   , ', ��������� ! '  The stroller .watched their flight -with ,L  > great satisfaction.    Then he tprned and ' -  looked up the track.    Far ahead he could  \<3ee the boy wildly waving the'red/robe,  and  still 'farther  ahead (was'the- steam  crowned black dot that he' knew kwas the  coming locomotive. ~ Then he' heard  the  'shrill "shriek,'Of the faraway' whistle and  knew that' the engineer had 'seen the signal and-was applying the' brakes.''. In a  moment jthe train'had rushed'<hy the boy,'  but its impetus^w'as rapidly  slackening,,  "and   the  huge  mass'of  glistening   iron,'  groaning  and   panting-,   came to  a  dead  stop a .hundred, yards from the lifted ,rail.  ,   Then the boy came dashing up with hia  hand outstretched. ' "-...,  i   "Have they huit you?" he cried.        r  "I'm all right," said the stroller as he  grasped the lad's hand.    "But, say, my  hoy,  you're  a   plucky- one.     You. never  flinclied when that ruffiah,held the gun on^  you! *, You're good stuff."  And he.grasped-  the boy's hand again. -     -r<   ^   '  "I thought sure he'd nail me," said the  lad.    "What made hi'm miss?" '    '   '  "I tossed him' an inshoot with a railway spike over the ear," said the stroller  grimly. "I guess I haven't.forgotten all.  my boyhood cunning. l He's down there  in,the bushes with a broken head.". , ������������������  "And then the engineer came running up,  followed hy(the conductor and.the train  crew, with a group of passengers1 trailing  in the rear. . j- j _>I - / ' '  The4 trouble, was soon explained, and  everybody insisted on^shaking hands with  the- stroiler and the", boy, although the  former stqutly .declared that the lad..was  the only hero of the affair. And 'the train  hands went down the' embankment and  brought up the-wounded wrecker^ whese  comrades had deserted him and fled. And  the battered ruffian was securely" caged  in the baggage-car, arid when this .was  done everybody stood about again, discussing the incident and praising the boy  and his companion.  And presently one of the passengers, a  tall and dignified gentleman with a little  sprinkling of gray in his close cut mustache, came up behind the stroller and  gently touched him on the shoulder. As  the stroller turned the tall man caught  his hand in a firm grip and drew him a  little way from the crowd. >   ,  "Jim!" he softly said.  "Why. George!"     -  There was a moment's silence as the  two men looked in each other's eyes.''  Then a dull red-surged/across the stroller's face, and he tried to draw away his'  hand.    But the tall man held him fast.  "You're coming home, Jim!" he gently  said.  As the stroller hesitated and half turned away his eyes caught the glance of the  boy, and the boy smiled back at him and  nodded. It seemed like an answer to the  brother''? question.      '  "Yes," said the stroller gently, "I'm  coming home.  "Our mother is waiting for you," said  the tall man as he put his hand affectionately on the stroller's shoulder. And then  they moved a little farther away and  stood hand in hand in earnest conversation And ,whcn the boy looked their way  (���������gain the stroller was beckoning to him.  He came forward, and the tall man took  his hand.,  "My boy," he said, in a grave and kindly way, "my brother here has favorably  impressed me. not only with your courage, but also with your worthy ambition  to rfce in the world.- I mean to belp you  if you' will let me. Finish your vacation,  and when:you-return to- Chicago come at  ���������once to my.office. -,I am quite sure I can  find a place <that. will .suit you for the  present and at the same time give you an  opportunity to pfoveyour; worth and your  fitness for better things. Here is my  card."-.;-.. ������������������ ������������������ ..v...   ' . ���������.._ ..      ������������������   ^  . .A:.little.later,;when the train.steamed)'.  away,.-the. passengers at the wjndbws.and.;  on the. platforms cheered the lad by. the/  'track side, and on' the;' very last platform  of all, 'the - platform- /of the private , car,  the two brothers, side by side, waved ;him  think if I :were you L'd go home and see  my   mother   and,;:.take   a   rest   and'--talk-  things ovgr and start in fresh."     ..  ;;   >..���������  But the stranger did not reply.'    ��������� V   .  Then came a sudden diversions     .{  The boy stopped, looked back and turned hastily.- !��������� .������������������������.-  :   "See this!", .he cried.    A rail had been  taken  up and  was lying on the ends of  the ties, the freshly drawn spikes beside  it.   The strangers face paled.  .  '���������'Train .wreckersl". he. gasped,  and  his  . bright   eyes   searched   the   bush   covered  ;:S.iilps of the embankment.  :"Hark!"* cried the boy.    "The express  is coming;!" ������������������  Tin*re' was-'a .fringe of trees along ,tbf  ���������track where it curved slightly two mile*  an adieu. Then.' when the train had quite  faded in the distance, he turned his happy face toward home.���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  The Very Man.  A Glasgow'gentleman recently recommended to the notice of a city merchant  a,young fellow' who was looking for a'  clerkship. Some few days later they met  again, and the gentleman asked'if the se-  'ection had proved a wise one.  "Not at all." replied the merchant.  "Dear me!" said the otherl "Irthought  he would have suited you down to the  giound���������-so full of'go."    ���������   ���������  "Yes." responded the merchant, "he  was too full .of go. ' W,hy, he's clean  gone, and a thousand pounds of my mousy too."  ,.  ��������� "You don't say so!" Why, I thought he  < was exactly the fellow you were looking  Tor."  "So he is," was the emphatic reply;  'so he isl"���������London Answers., ,  Hnppy Man.  "Darling!" esclaimed the^ happy man'  the next moment, "I never dared, hope  you- would accept me."  "I'll'explain."said Miss Lakeside. "1'  consulted a fortune teller the other day,  and she told aie, my second marriage  would make me happy and wealthy, so,  of course, I had to get my first marriage  over with."���������Philadelphia Press.      ,        '  ������   ������   ���������   ������-<������������   ���������   ��������� '���������' ���������   ������-���������  THE MAN  who dreamed:  By GILBERT DAYLE.  ���������*-+  ,It was a bright, spring afternoon, and  War-grave was sitting'before his easel on  the lonely shore,at Penelth,,putting the  finishing touches to! a.- small picture. , He  was a.man of' about, 35,. his hair just  tinged with - gray,' yet not old.in appearance. ' ' t-  1 He laid down his brush and, pulling out  his pipe, proceeded to fill it leisurely.  1 Piesently he was, roused "from his reflections J3y the sound of,a light footstep,  and, looking round," saw a young girl ap-  pioaching him.f    (     '��������� .            <  "Not teatime yet, Joah?7 he cried. '  She sixilingly shook her head. She was  a pretty girl of 21, with steady gray eyes  and/a complexion as-clear as the Cornish  air-itself, Sitting.down onthe ledge of  rock, beside him, she, gravely criticised the  canvas. '.    ���������     --.>,,     < >. -        '  "What say you! O child of the sea and  wiv>ds?V he asked,'1 with a glance at the  flush on-her ���������cheeks.    ���������   -.-/-    -,-..   , /'-  "l"If think it's,splendid," she said,  "the-  beat' you've done since you've been with  _ "Only >fair-to-medium, I fancy. , I've  never got beyond that, you ��������� know,", he  udded' thoughtfully. -. . <* _ ������\ ������- ~ ���������'  ���������'H The girhglanced at him and saw that  he was gazing seaward in'vacant fash-'  ion. Instinctively she knew the bend of  Lis thoughts.  "A -failure  couldn't  have' done   this!"  she said gently; hen eyes on the picture.  , He   gave  a   slight   start 'and< laughed  softly.  ' "Thank you, little girl," he cried. "But  even your kindly comment doesn't alter  the one great undeniable fact."  "What was the life you mapped out?"  she asked quietly.  A momentary gleam kindled in his eyes."  "My dreams? Oh, the usual ones of  the young man who does not know that  the thing that has been given him, is not  genius, but only a tiny spark of it. I was  to be a big artist, paint wonderful pictures that would bring me lasting fame  and position. I was to lead a dazzling  hfo, see the world, mix with its masters,  explore its treasures. My hopes one by  one have disappeared, until now you see  me 'as I aiii.' mj' very small private income and the proceeds of selling my pic-  tuies to the dealers just enabling me to  lead a life in a quiet out of the way place  like Penelth."  His eyes rested' for a moment on the  clear roofs of the tiny town; then he turned lound quickly to her with a smile.  "You see, I am reconciled now," he  said. "The months I have spent here  livin? in the house with you and your  atint have been the'best thing in my life.  We've,had a jollv time together, havenlt  wo?"  Joan rose to hoi feet. She was smiling  now. and the color in her cheeks had  deepened slightly.  "Yes, we've got on well," she said. "I  must run on now to see about tea���������mind  you are not more than a quarter of an  hour." she added in a laughing tone of  command as she hmried away.  She walked  swiitly along the road  to  ;<the" town,.her head bent in thought.    The  daughter  of a   Coini.sh  cleigyman.  Joan  Htfsketh ,had on Ins death found herself  practically 'penniless...-.'.'.  She. had gone to live at Penelth with  her.aunt, who, owing to a stroke of ill  :'for.tuhe,-;w.a's obliged to let a portion; of  her little house; Thus it was that Wjnr.-"  grave,, the artist, had come to live with  l.them.some IS months ago. What ;his  presence now meant to the girl-she herself'Only- knew. '"',-���������  .. She brushed a tear from her eye as she  entered the house. !  "He only dreams of the -past*" she  inurmured, a half sob in her voice. "He  ��������� will never know."     - ;  j  .���������������������������-���������A''few. minutes later Wargrave was  'plo.dd.ing,. leisurely along the road, his  easel under his arm. Looking ahead, he  noticed an open carriage sweep round the  curve/'ahd as-it came nearer.he saw there  whs only one occupant, a lady. Catching  sight'of her face, he gave a start of surprise and came to an abrupt halt. '  " She had seen him. too, and had given  an order to the coachman. The next moment the carriage had drawn up in front  of him, and. with .white face, he was  staring at the woman who so smilingly  held out her hand to him. She was about  80, rcrnarkablv handsome and dressed in  the latest fashion.  "I came down to tell you," she said in a  low voice, "Vansittart has been dead two  years. I am free again, and a wealthy  woman."        u  She was looking straight into his eyes,  ,and he gave a slight start. Uttering (a  soft exclamation, she rose from her seat  and stood by his side. '  ' "Yes. in those old tdays, Austin, you  loved me," ' she cried quickly. "You  thought me heartless, but that wasn't  quite the right word.,, I loved you, but I  knew my temperament. I wasn't born to  be the wife of a struggling man: poverty  would have1 made me miserable: iwe  should both have been extremely unhappy. I did what you know���������married a  rich' man'. Now,, I am free, I come to you  again; it i<=n't too late, Austin���������we are almost young still."  He passed a hand over his forehead. "���������  , "You ' would be willing to marry  me���������  have me,live on your money?" ���������  She laidra hand gently on his shoulder.  "Money is.absolutely of no consequence  to me: that part of the arrangement  would never cross my mind. We may  i not love as we did, yet think what it  would mean. Austin! I should have the  husband I would have chosen���������you some  of a our dreams realized. , Everything  that lies at a rich man's Yhands will be  yours���������you can leave this narrow life forever." -  He did'not ������peak.    The suddenness of  ��������� the thing had sent his brain in a whiil.    ,  ��������� "If not love,' an 'artistic > comradeship,"  she said softly. '<      , '   '  "lu   the  days  when,, we  were  together  you vave up your la'at' penny  to .satisfy  ���������ay whim; now let me show you the*beau->  ' ties'1 ofv the world���������let "us enjoy them together. It is not'good to. see you here  .with'al^ your ambition killed." ' <.,  \ So she talked, and he listened with the  blood throbbing through his veins. , Presently she had to go, and he accompanied  her to the station. Then, when the train  had finally,'vanished from sight,,he turned  and walked down to the seashore. If ,he  consented, he was 'to go up to London,tomorrow, they were to be married and immediately to start for a long tour through  Italy. '     .        ', - "      "-  ' He, strode up and dow^i the lonely  sands, fighting the thing" out. It .was all  ���������o curious, so unutterably steangel He  knew that .the'love he had once felt for  her was dead, stamped out���������the marriage with Vaiistittart had done that.  Ho might like her: he could never love  her again. ' But she did not ��������� ask that���������  she was, prepared, to be satisfied with an  "artistic comradeship"���������she! had> said  so  .herself. in   .  .He made up his mind with a' jerk and  walked swiftly back to-the little house.  He 'found Joan alone, and a sudden hesitation seemed to creep over hina.  "Joan," he said awkwardly,' "I am go-  . ing -to .London   tomorrow ��������� must  leave  -you'.". *"        :,-.;' . 5"t '  She bent over her book.  ."For good?", she said in a quiet tone.  He gave a little nervous laugh. ' ,  * "Yes,'for good, I'm afraid.,"'"/ *  " The girl rose from her-seat and moved  ' to vthe door. She knew what had happened���������guessed instinctively who the woman at the hotel was.      ,      >  ���������"You will,like to get into the big world  again," she' t>aid with a brave smile. "I  must tell aunt."  The next morning he took his departure. Joan had somehow mistaken the  time and was nowhere to be found when  he left the house. With a curious feeling  of depression he made his/4way to the station and took his seat in "an empty third  class compartment. Almost as the train  was on the^point of starting he .saw a  slight figure appear on the platform.,, It  was Joan, and she came breathlessly up  to the carriage.  "Goodby," she faltered, holding out her  haiid to him.  " He reached out and, grasping it, looked  down on the upturned face. The whistle  sounded, and she withdrew her hand  gently.  "I hope you will be happy," she  breathed tremulously. He sawr the gray  eyes fill with tears, and suddenly, as if a  curtain had been swept away from his  brain, he knew.  The train moved slowly from the plat-  foim, and he stood at the window gazing  mutely at her. As the station finally  vanished from sight, he sank down on the  seat, dazed with his discoveiy.  candle falling on a cottage floor was the-  cause0 of the fire that destroyed London.  Lafitte, the great banker, was a pauper..  He attributed his rise in life to his picking up a pin in the streets of Paris. The-  invention of glass is ascribed to somo  Phoenician merchants lighting a fire on  the sands of the seashore. Vulcanized  rubber was discovered^by the accidental  mixing of crude rubber and sulphur on a-  cook stove. The dog Diamond by upsetting a lamp destroyed papers of Sir Isaac  Newton that had been the toil of his life..  / I A  ������H  ���������"fy\  J'   I    % 1  '[','%������ I  ('--l, JSS-|  Objected to tlie Shelf. v ^  ,'Tbe ways of" thp sleeping ,car are(al--"  ways a trial to women, even to the.niost*  experienced traveleis.   It was"one of th*e-  ��������� inexperienced' who the other night faced.'  for the.first time in her life the difficulties*  of an upper berth.   She stood about help- ^  lessly  in   the  aisle   until  everybody  had'"  gone to' bed.   Then she carefully  parted!}  the  curtains of  the  lower berth   where-  she  had  seen another  woman  disappear-  and  inquiiod,  "Did you ever .sleep, inr������J'  top berth?" ,rr ,   v    '<'  . "Ob.   yes;   there's   very   good' air rup������'  there." > . '  Then came the question, "How do yous;  get up there?" r ,/���������* '"���������   ������     c1/'   ,(  A The simple solvent of ringing^for the^'-  potter and calline; for .the stepladder \ras-t ,  applied to, her difficulty by^-her fellow' ������.  traveler, and she climbed up to her'place, t-  Next morning she was heard to say in ,  heaitfelt tones: "After'this I will hire th'o-_  stateroom oii a'sleeper if it takes every '-  dollar I have. I never did like-to'be put.'  on the shelf."���������New York <Mail and, Us-' ,  press.    "        ^ r ������     T     . A "  \* ,J)  >    ,   Safety of Rail-way Travel.-  j" '���������     ;<;  The late Sir Ed/ward Watkin.'whb lwas-���������<^ v.j<.''-"j r$  once styled by a political opponent-"that ��������� ,��������� ?   ^vn'--  railway   Maehiavelli,"   was .always1 em: ,������"  phatic in defending and championing rail-   '',]'  Vajs.     On'one occasion, when, .the/frcY"-',,  quency ot railway accidents hail been'val-  /,'  luded.to he said, "I have proved that rail- f j^ i ''^t^ii  way-traveling is sai'er than"'walking'or- r ~    ''"-oi.s'*^  driving, ��������� than goings up and down stairs,. \  thaii'   watcjiing   agricultural    machinery '-  and even safer than eating, because it ia'V  a fact that'more people choke themselves-' -  while   performing   that   act 'in   England  alone than are killed ou all'the railway:?- <  of 'the United Kingdom."���������London Chron-   ;  icle.        , .    j      '   v j>' ,���������*'  'The Windsor Dyvelllnff Rooms.   <   V  It is a popular error to'suppose that the--  dwelling   rooms- at   Windsor   are   very  sumptuous. ~The private apartments are    ���������'_  scarcely  worthy of an ordinary country   > ,  gentleman's seat.   Queen, Effkabeth is re-1"   ,  sponsible  for-a great number-of them,  and they were built rather,  her   orders..  She" bad   taken, .������Ubw, ���������..-.,        .,.,,.*<,  Windsor.from the plague which,was rag- j - jj^^jj^b  ing in London, and her maids of, honor -'; ���������     '.?^?W\  and, attendants   revolted   at tlie  uncom-5   ���������'"J&i.'^ ,;-%2l  fortable condition of-their rooms,' whichr-' 'f,  were "low, dark and cold.-The'queen,her>j".l-~*  self was furious because her" dinner'waa. .%,'A  invariablyi served' up stone'\c6ld,' but"^be������,  C  ing of an'inquiring mind she,discovered ^'  that the kitchen was nearly half a: niile>";  from' the dining  room  and. straightway^U.  built the present kitchen;-which is^'very-_'-  large;and, commodious/   Elizabeth   built-",'  the, Octagon  library,   which  she is  stilL  said  to  haunt and  where she  was  fre���������(  quently seen, it is said,~last year.���������Lon.---  don Chronicle.  , ,    V .  <���������    i    s fit I  '     ���������*    'J ^1  Tv ."'rf't'"!  f\.   t    1 '*^f.l  -, - >^:l  3r, hurriedly."by ~,^-.">.^'}fJi\  ken.,'refuge"'at-.>v-     V^' g������\  'el   'V  ..-,!* r  i-1*  "'���������>, i*.  ;-*]  Tea and Typhoid. ��������� '  The Japanese are wonderfully cleanly,  .When they come in from the fields, their  first attention is to a bath, prepared ton  them in big tanks near thjpir shanties.  They'are not particularly modest about  sufficient attire, and with hardly anything but a towel to conceal^ their nakedness they rush for the baths., which they  insist must be of warm water. , But they  are remarkably susceptible to typhoid fever, due chiefly to their own'reckless habits. I never saw a Chinaman in the islands ill with typhoid. That is because-  they rarely drink water, always preferring'tea. which, of course,1 is made of  boiled water. Especially after the heavy  rains the Japanese, suffer severely from,  typhoid. On our plantations the deatha  were ofteD as many as four or five a  week.���������A Hawaiian Physician in Wash,-*  ington Post *    I  It was near 9 the same evening, and in  the sitting room of the little house Joan  was sitting alone, very white, very miserable. Piesently the clock struck the  Jioui. and as the last chime died away the  door opened and a man entered the room  quietly. He looked tiled and pale, but a  quick light came into his eyes as he saw  the gill.    lie came straight to her.  "Theie was no Joan in the big world,"  he said simply. "I only realized it this  morning."  She looked at him startled: then, as  their eyes met in swift understanding, a  swift joy ian through her.  "Your dreams?" she whispered.  "For the moment I was mad enough to  think I could realize them at the, expense  of my self respect," he cried bitterly.  "Thank God, I awoke in time."  "But the wonderful life you have always longed for?" she murmured..  "An-empty shell without the one'won--  derful    thing!     Don't    send, me    away,  Joan'"   be  whispered   pleadingly.     "Let  me succeed for just once!"'  She smiled back at him through her  mist of tears. The' man had not come  back in vain.���������Mainly About People.  Momentous Trifles.  The greatest events are often drawn by  hairs. Rome was saved by the cackling  of-some .sacred geese. The life of Napoleon was saved from the "infernal machine" because General Rapp detained Josephine a minute or two to arrange her  shrnyl. A cow kicked over a lamp and  started the great Chicago, (ire. A jest of  the French king was the death of William the Conqueror. The destruction of  Athens was brought about by a jest on  Sulla. Some witty Athenian, struck  with his. blotched face. ' called him a  "mulberry  pudding."    A  spark   from   ������*  Preparing For a Sieffe. a   i  Wife���������The last time I a*ked you to>  give me some money you said you  couldn't 'because the cashier was sick.  Now you say it's the treasurer  Husband ��������� 1 know it. fie caught it  from the cashier, and now I'm afraid  the {secretary will get it.���������Life.  Double and  Siv.g-Ie Mating.  The advocates of 'double mating ia  the March number ot The Reliable do*  not say anything a,bout the selling of  the buds raised from their double uiat-  irg. but simply want a ciueh in n contest by putting up two pens against  one.  1 never have contended that higher  scoring specimens can be raised at tho  present day by the .single mating than  by the double system, but have contended, without fear :of contradiction,  that it is-the. only honest way if the  buyer is to get .justice.. .1. believe that  in the near future as.. high scoring  birds will be raised by the single mating system as, caii'be'produced- by tha  double.        . .-..-.-:  While I have.bred-Barred Rocks for*  17 years. It has only-been about four-  years since I quit the mating double.    I  only quit by becoming disgusted witli  buying new blood from the best breeders of double mating in. America, sucb  as E. B. Thompson.-A. C. Hawkins and'  Bradley   Bros.     If  buying  new   blood  from such honorable, breeders of double mating makes your flock  worse. I  do-not want any more double mating in  mine.    Of course,  had  I  bought fro in  them two pens, one for cockerels and.  one   for  pullets,   I   could   have   raised  some high scoring birds, but I  should  have had to throw away wy own flock   .  to do it, and it is the same with evevy  buyer.���������O. E. Skinner in Reliable Poultry Journal.  ���������������'/,. v r; I*'  *,  >f  'A '  p  I  M  y  ������������������I ���������  HANS TRIES AGAIN.  HE  MAKES  ANOTHER   ATTEMPT  TO  GET MORE BUSINESS.  Vb������ Dranlit PntM Him on to u Good  lahtmc to Brlnt; In Custom, but. an  Vasal. It Om1������ Adda to the Cobbler'*  [Ooprrigh't. 1901, by C. B. Le\>ris.]  1. don't haf no work in my shop for  three days, und I vbas feeling awful  pine Then dot corner druggist comes in  and says:  "Hans, It vhas easy vhen you understand bim, und maype I can help you.  Did you ever read about Carl Coburg,  tier grand opera singer?" ,        v>  -No, I neffer did.",  "Vhell, he vhas a great singer. ��������� He  had sooch a voice dot peoples almost  *cnt crazy aboudt bim. ��������� One day be  puts on his bat und goes oudt for a  glass of beer, und nopody bas seen bim  since. Some folks pelief he vhas killed  , BB TKLLS.AS HE WAVES HIS ARMS AI30TJDT.  for his money, und some pelief be vba9  In lof mlt' a princess und shunips into  1 der'river peeause heVan't get her.   Do  you seo der'point V" ���������     ���������  '"yhas.lt der poorbouse?"  "Not at all., Der point vims dot you  vhas der long-missing Carl Coburg."-,  ."But bow can I be?"''  .   "FbtiKt ash easy nsb grease.    Disnp-,  pnlntuieut In lof turns<yo'u astiln^dur  world,   und   you, hide'yourself  uvhay  und become^ a ''cobbler.   It shall be'in  der\ newspapers'tomorrow,   und   you  .vhill put on" a clehu sh'irt'und prepare  for a^^ush. ,1 pelief mere ash one ?'o;i-  /s^I^^M'O^leH vhill come to dip slicp In  ^^BpisV da*\ und, in two weeks you'"vhas  ���������-^*1>iglE������r dan der nldermans."  > ������''  f'don't :Hk'n it. und my wife,don't like  It but dot'druggist says he vhas my  -frendt un'd'he goes ahead. uIt vhas all  In der  papers  next  Hay:   "Der   Dead  Allfe.   Carl Coburg, "der  C.reat   Opera  Blnger.  Did   Not   Drown   Himself.    He  I^eft der Stage to Heeome a' Cobbler."  It viias more ash two columns, und dot  druggist Inuglis und slaps his leg und  ' says I shall soon be a great man.   1 put  on a clean shirt" und sat dowu In my  ���������hop, und pooty (pieek a man comes in  und looks me onfer.  "Do you want some cement patches  for feefteen cents '!'' I says'.  "It Is him! It vhaVhe!" he yells as  he waves his arms abouUt. "Now may  hen fen be praised dot you" vhas alife."  "Don't make so mooch noise und  wake oop my dog." I says.  "But I can't help her/- ,Ob. Carl, my  old und dear frendt. my heart vhas full  of happiness!    For years und years der  peoples called us der two Dromios. und  We  vhas like  brothers.     One day you  mysteriously    disappeared,     und     my  heart vhas proken.    \ set dot piece in  der papers, und 1 hurry oop here, und  I thank heafen dot 1 find my dear old  chum alife und vhell."  1 "Vhell,   do   you   like   some   repairs  made to your shoes?" 1 says.  "Repairs?    Not a bit.    I shust come  j In  to see If you  vhas  my old  frendt  I and to kiss you on  both cheeks.    By  j George, but dis vhas der happiest mo-  j ment of my whole life!"  j    Some tears vhas In his eyes, und be  i wipes 'em avhay on his coattails. und I  ��������� don't say nottings.    In a leetle vhile be  [���������tops crying und says:  i    "Carl, rnaype you remember dot we  j had   some   peesuess  together  der  day  ! you disappeared.    You borrowed #10 of  i me to buy some hair oil, und of course  j you can't pay dim back ir you disap-  Ipeared.    It vhas all right, howefer, und  I take it now."  "Rut I don't borrow $10 of you." I  . says.  "Alas, but has my old frendt und fellow singer pecome a liar?   No. 1 cannot  ���������pelief lt> ; A man  who vhas once der  soul of honor cannot haf fallen so.low.  Come dowu mit der long green."   ,  "1 .can't do It.   I neffer heard of you."  "Do you   mean   to  tell   me  dot  you  don't  remember   me��������� Signor. Galiini?"  he yells as be sbumps around.    "Vhy,  eaferj'pody in der company calls us der  Siamese   twins,   und    we   smoke   der  same pipe und eat from der same dish.  Don't try to play dot game on me, Carl,  but fork oafer der cash."  "I neffer see you in all my life pe-  fore." I says, "und if you don't go oudt  I', shall pring a policemans to gif yoi1  some collar."  Vhell. dot signor he spits on bis  hands und grabs me py der hair und  alams me around, und if my wife don't  come in mit der broomstick maype I  Vhas a dead mans. He goes avbay,  but he says be shall haf dot $10 if he  lifs one t'ousand years, unfl I shall be  a leetle scared all der time. He vhas  only gone vhen another man comes in.  He vbas - what you calls ������Somc old  bumbs. He haf a red face, a purple  nose." und his eyes vbas' crying.' You  . neffer see sooch old' clothes und hat  und shoes. I pelief he likes to,strike  me for peer money, und so 1 looks  at him und says:  '   "Nottings vhas doing today."  "But you vhas mistooken," be says  as,be comes nearer. "A good deal vhas  ^oing, um) der best of all vbas dot 1  haf found my uncle und won't haf to  be some bumbs uo^more."  "If ������you haf found your uncle, vhy  don't you go py ,him?"  "I vbas py him. Uncle Carl, don^t  you know your dear nephew, dot leetle  poy who used to sit on your knees und  pull your whiskers? Speak oop to me  und say you vhas" glad. Stand oop  till 1 embrace you six times."'  "Py golly, but I vhas no uncle to  you!" I says. "It vhas my busy day,  und I like you to go oudt. I'don't haf  no nephews nor nieces, und you vhas  in der soup."  , "Uncle Carl, shall you go back "on  your own blood?" he says as he cries '  like a child. "For feefteen long years  I pelleved you vhas^deadt, und It vhas  dot " pelief dot broke my heart und  made me a tramp. Tell me dot you  remember me und love me or I shall  stab me to my heart mit an awl."  I tell him once, more to go avhay,  und he calls me a liar und,a deceiver'  und says he can lick me in two hours.  He vhas going to fight me vhen a policemans comes in 'und takes him  avhay, to der station house. , I pelief  I vhill shut oop shop, but In comes ,a  fat woman mit joy on rher face und  yells: t      ,". - ,  "So my husband vhas restored to me  again, und I vhas der happiest wo-  mans In all der world! Come,1 to dose  arms, my, dear Carl���������come und sing to  me in dot tenor voice as of.old."  She vhas aboudt .to fall upon my  breast und weep her gladness vhen I  shumps avhay und goes py a saloon  und gets drunk. It vhas two days pe-  fore I open my shop againi-und vhen  somepody"comes in und peglns to talk  I shout at him: ~ *-  ", "Dot vhas all a big He In der newspapers., I vhas not Carl Coburg. but Hans  dor cobbler, und . If you don't want  some cement patches for feefteen cents  maype you had better go' on "und "get*  somewhere!" ,,M:,QuaDl  A' Day of Excitement.  MrsJ Meddergrass���������What" was'all  that crowd doin down at the postofBce  today?' "'   -      ���������  ->, Mr. Meddergrass-rWhy, they got one.  o' these here reyolyin storm doors' In  -the postofflce, an ole Mis'-Freely got to  goln round in, it, an they had to" git  up a rescue party so's the rest o* the  town could git their mall.���������Baltimore)  American. ,  J  Oft Again, on Agraim.  "Very well," said she in a tmff, "all  Is over between us. I'll thank you to  return my letters."  "All right," said hei "I'll send them  to you the first thing in the morning."  "Oh, there's no killing hurry! Suppose you���������er���������bring them with you  when you call tomorrow evening."���������*  Philadelphia Press.  Aa Good as Her 'Word.  "I never saw a woman as angry as  Ehoda Flyppe was at Harry Skymore.  He took a snap shot of her once when  her bangs were all out of curl. She  said she'd get eve- with him if it took  her a hundred years."  "I' guess sho must have meant it.  She married him last week."���������Chicago  Tribune.  Reassured.  Daughter���������But he has become so cold  to me since yesterday!  Mother���������He Is jealous, I think. Yon  know you gave Harry Trottles four  dances last night.  Daughter���������Dear mother, you make  me so happy!���������Brooklyn Life.  All Off.  Tom���������So your engagement with May  is broken. I thought she fairly doted  on you.  Dick���������So she did, but her father was  a powerful antidote. ��������� St. Louis lie-  public.  A Difference.  Caller���������Is the doctor in?  New  Buttons���������Yes,  sir.  patient or a gentleman?  Are yon a  <i..,  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX.  Cokox District.  N  OTICE is hereby given, in accordance  , with tlie Statutes, that Proviucwl  Uevenue Tax, and all taxes levied under  he Assessment Act, are now duo for the  .ear 1901 Alt the above named taxea col-  ectiblc within the Comox District are payable at my, office, at the Court Home Cuin-  Oerl^ud. Assessed taxes are collectible at  the following rates, viz:��������� - '  ' If pud ou oi before June 30th, 1901:���������  Thret .fifths of one ' per'- cent,   on real  property.  lVo  uud  one-half   per   cent, ou  assessed  value of wdd laud.  One-half ot one per cent,   on   personal pro-  ��������� perty. ' - < ,  Upon ' uch excess of income���������   '  lass A.���������Ou one thousand dollar* and not'  exceeding leu thousand; aollars,   one   per  cent,   up   to five tiiousaud ���������doll&rs,   and  two per ceut. ou the remaiudei:  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollar-, and not  exceeding twenty   thouaand   dollaia,   one  ' and one-half per cent, up to ten thouaand  dollars, and tuo and one-half |ier cent, on  the remainder :' r  .Class C.���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding' forty thousand dollars, two  and oue-half per cent, up to twenty thoua*  and dollars, and three   per cent,   on  the  \reuiamder : <   ''-   . , ,r  Class D.���������Ou ell others iu excess of forty  ? thousand dollars, three per cent, up to  forty thousand dollare, 'and three and  oue-half percent, on the remainder.  If paid on or,after 1st,July, 1901:���������  Four-tilth^ of one per cent, ou real property.1  fhree per ceut. -on, the' assessed .value, of  wdd land.'     ,   r '      ;  rhree-quartersrof'one -per cent, on pereonal  propeit}'.    r(- '.   * " /��������� V,-' '     ,'  Ou i-o much of the income of any person' as ~  exceeds one thousand dollars, , in accord-  auce with   the,,following  classifications;  upon such excess   the ' rates ' shall   be,  namely :��������� ,    _ ,,  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and not,  exceeding'ten thouaaud dollars,   one   and'  one-halt per  cent,   up  to five  thousand  dollars, a. d two and   oue-half  per  ceut.'  i on the remainder : *���������'  Class B ���������Ou ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty  thousand   dollars,   two  per cent, up to ten thousand dollars,   and  three per ceut. on the remainder :  <Jlass C���������Ou twenty thousand dollars, andr,  i not   exceeding   forty, thousand1 dollars; "  three per   cent,   up  to   twenty"- thousand  c dollar*, ami three and one-halt  per 'cent.  ��������� ou ihe remainder : r  Class L) ���������On all1 others in excess   of forty  thousand dollar*, thr e and   oue-half   per  , ceut. up to forty   thousand   dollars,   and  ' four per ceut ou the   remainder. >  Provincial Revenue T.ix   $3 per capita. .     '  JOHN BAUiL������, v '  AsHeasor and Collector, t  Juinberlaud, B.C., HthJanuary, 1901  My 22  Pop Sale!  Two very desirable  4-Roomed Cottages in  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  che country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at  *6      THIfi OPPICE.  Columbia Flouring  Mills Company  ENDERBY, B. C.  Hungarian,  Three Star,  Wheatlets io io>  Strong Bakers  Presh Lager Beer  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  THE BEST ..,..'...  IN THE PROVINCE  A reward of 15.00 will be paid for information  leading to conviction of  ,  persons wit holding or destroying any  kegs  belonging  to this  company'-  HENR Y MEIFE&,   Manager  MAHRER &  CO.  Wholesale   Wine   and   Liquor    Merchants  NANAIMO, B C  Direct [import  of Whyteand McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Whisky,  ���������  Jas. Wacson & Co., Dundee, Glenlivet. '-.,.'        '   <.   ',  R..McNish & Co^, Glasgow, Dr. Special.\ -' >  Al. Demerara and Jamaica Ruin,   ,, *   ���������  Guiness' Stout and Bass* Ale.   , ' / , '   ;  French Cognacs in the very best qualitiei/ ���������.' x<  Port, Sherry, Clarets, Etc., Etc. -A ���������     ^ > "> ,  ALWAYS ON HAND���������A Carload of...... ,  '    ."* .,7  HiVam    Walker    &   Son's   Rye   Whiskies  '(   i*fX\  COBBF8PONDENCE SOLICITED.  P. O. BOX 14. V  TO THE EEAF.,C  ^     <"      O ������       \ / ^sa������sa������  A rich lady curtd of her Deaf-  nesB and Noit-es in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable1 to  procure the Ear Drums. may have  them free*- Address/ No, 14517,  The VNicholson Institute, 780  Eighth-Avenue/ New York, -' U.S.A.  Sportsmen!  BEFORE BUYTINU  "'������������������������. A Gun,  RiPle,  ; Amrnunition  Or anything in the  Sporting Line  CALL AND SEE  O. //. FEGHNER,  Of Cumberland.  He Can Save  You   Money   on all  Purchases.  Rb "COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  Examination) for  Certificate* of  pktencv.  Com*  R.P.Rithet&.Co.,  (LIMITED.)  Agents, -   Victoria, B.C  Dr. J. GRICE,  o- DENTIST���������o  Will be in town from  the  24tb of  July until August 2nd. .  NOTICE is hereby giren that an Examtn*  atioa for Certi'icatea of Competency as  Managers nf Mines will be held on the 1st  day of August, 1901, at the Court House,  Nanaimo, B.C., and at Fernie, B.C.  Candidates, not under twenty-three years  of age, desirous of presenting themselve fur  examination, must deliver to Mr. Thamas  Morgan, Chairman of Board of Examiners,  NanaitKn, on or before the 15tb day July,  1901, notice of auch intention, in writing,  together with a certificate of service from  their former, or present en.ppjj err, testifying to at-least two > ears' experience under-  ground.   ,  The examination will be in writing and  will include the following subjects viz.:-.  1. Mining Acts and rules.  2. Mine Gases.  3. General Work;  4. Ventilation.  5. Mining Machinery.  6. Surveying and Levelling.  Any further particulars required may be  obtained on application to Mr. Morgan,  Chairman of Board of Examiners. Nanaimo, B. C; Mr. Arohibald Dick,  Inspector of Mines, Cranbrook; and Mr. J  McGregor, Inspector of Mines, Nelson, B.C  RICHARD    McBRIDE,  Minister of Mines,  Department of Mines,  18th Jous, 1901. jc24,4t  Espimait 4 Hanaimo. Ry.  t-J'A  VICTORIA COMOX  -till!.  Taking  Effect Tuesday,* Oct  .    looo. h v V  S. S. "City of Nanaimo/ ;  .   Sails from , Victoria Tuesdayf:;7l;  a.m. for Nanaimo arid.Way portsi"^  "Sails., from' Nanaimo,'  dayv7.av m.  Corrioxa'nd Way ports^ ������<���������>'������* -v iw*  Sails from\ Comox  \Vharf, Thursdays a^m. ifor;?-Na������:  riaimo a nil * ,\V a-^ ���������'ports. V  Wedhei-y^J  for' ^Uriidn ^Wharf.v  and" Union^1  *i i.  i-*,i  ,1s.  Sails from 'Nanaimo,.;Friday-^4W  a.m.. for Comox and Union   Wharf  direct. ,.'.*' '  <  Sails from   Comox  and    Union.  Wharf,Friday 6 p. m.> for NanaimQ  direct.  Sails from   Nanaimo, #Saturday,(|  6 a.m. for Victoria and Way ports-  FOB. Frei(fht tickets   and State  ro*>m Apply on board,  GEO. I*. COURTNEY,  Trainee Manager; -  9 Stevens*  Ideal Rifle*  No. 44.  Price Only $10.OO..  Made in all the standard.calibers both Rim and.Center Fire.  Weight about 7 pounds. Standard barrel for rim fire cartridges,  24 inches. For center-flro cartridges, 26 inches.  If these rifles are not carried in Bfcook  by your dealer, send price tmd we will  send it to you express prejMiid. .  Send stamp for catalop d escribing complete line and containing vuluable information to shooters.  The J. Steteis Arms ih Tool c������  r.i.l.i 267a       CHICOPEE FALLS..IIA5S.  m  QU ARTEE^ W A Y, Wellington Roa-3  HUTBflBRSOH  &  PERBT,  20,000 Fruit. Trees to   choose  from.  Large Assortment of Ornamental JJ  Trees,   Shrubs  and Svergaeens.  Small/Fruits  in   Great  Variety..  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/B.C.,Limited, to select therefrom timber
liixiitslorwood pulp ana,, paper  ntanu-
[fac'iuring purposes,-as   provided   by   ari
igre'ementbearin^dat'ethe  13th day of
June, 1901,'viz:��� " ,-.    *      :  ^ s
^AREA i���All the' surveyed , land ,on
ibotivsides of Kingcomet River, .and the
[Und surveyed between Kingcomer Inlet
fand^Bond Souud-   $-^'\ \   ,'v ,'
" AREA'2>rCommencing'at7^the^ north-"
least'corner of'Lot if thencVfbl lowing up
[the river ,at rthe- head, of '*-Thompson'*
[Sound and its.branches, ;\ distance of ten
[miles, and'having^'"vvidMifonT each  sidev
hhereoC'of one'jmile V''; f~i :,^'^\V-yv?J'
h AREA 3���Coirimencing'f at   the , rioirth-
jera boundarv^of'Lots 45, 55  and   56, on
llhe Kle-na'-Kiene' River; v.the*hcewnorth
[along tlie said nver"and its branches five
[miles, And having si width^bn each side
bf'one-nalt'niile^ including  all   surveyed
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ARE^4-rCnmn*iencing on   Wakeman
RSound atr ttiesoiuh-weVi corner of Lot 61:
|thence westjM^the 51st, parallel -of Jati-
Lude to atp��In��5Vorth".of Embley Lag&bn;
;hence,csoutlit'*tbY(said   lagoon';   thence
[south-we^terly.foUbvung the passage'be-
Itween-rTKinnaird'--Island-   and. Pandora
Head to Mills Passage; thence to Queen
Charlotte Sound;"thence ���south-edsterI>-
'along the'shore line   of, Noel   Channel,
|an��feasterly along> tlie   centre' of .Fife
iound to Village cPoint;f;thence'.north
vesterly to the northi'.of - Tnvett' Island
. ���-*fi&mauth.;bf>Kingcorne Inlet:' thence-"
Inor'h alqiig.the^wfest shoreCof <;Wakeuian
''jound to the paint of commencement. -
VAkeAs5���Consisting "of ,'HarbleJown
d'Turner-Islands.," ���-���,"-"���
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NEWS OFFICE. ���������     ifTffif-'tf    i/lrtltt^       ���������������   k 1uXvm   ft V*-/������-   .**  RETICENCE.  &'  4  "  kt  * J.  3-  i  >i  '  H  I1;'  u  t  'I  4'  UK  I  W'  if'  1'  it.  -1  m 1.1 '  II  i^'  ���������ft  K:V  Our dead are buried facing to the sun;  In foolish epitaphs their faith is told,  And yet they died without a victory -won,  Leaving a world in folly growing old.   '  Now, why should we, among these futile graves,  Proclaim the truth to dead or living dust?  Bow to the earth like overburdened slaves;  Reborn the freeman of a higher trust 1  Have words a substance whereon light may shine?  Can beauty glow upon a trembling sound?  'Can aught but deeds foreshadow the divine?  Or save in symbols can the truth be found?  Then let no doubt defeat your eager hand,  For all must heed, though few may understand.  ���������Peter McArtnur in Ainslee's Magazine.  ������������������������*������������������-!������������������������-!���������  .....���������^..^.,.^...^..-  ���������  *  A POINT  OF HONOR.  J.  ft  The  Dilemma  of  a  Lover.  T. BY,E. BECKPORD.  ���������   i i t  +  ��������� +  ,    Framed-in>the oaken porch of the old  'Ankerdine mansion  a girl stood with  a   thick   wrap   across "her   shoulders,  glancing to right and left with a slight  , shiver and hesitating on the threshold.  "You're confoundedly anxious,  mad-  < am," snarled her father's voice behind^  i   her.  "I opine an ardent lover's journey  will not.be accelerated by your tramping about in the cold.'" "  Miss 'Ankerdine made no reply, but.  daintily collecting with one small hand,  a mass of^skirt that would .have puzzled a man'to grasp in two large <ones,  threaded a way around'flower beds and  ��������� bushes to another.part of the garden  ��������� where a former owner had constructed  a small and deep artificial pond, now  skinned thinly' over and reflecting the  " stars like a mirror. It was spanned by  a rustic bridge, fragile and worm bitten.  Prom it on a fine day miles of open  country could be scanned across the  'fields and dingles to where the Solent  smiled, a blue perpendicular'shimmer  against the, duller background of ,the  Wight. The highroad was just' discernible in patches, where no hedge  trammeled its boundary, but .only at  rare intervals before, it plunged into a  dip and disappeared.  Two years away and his ship paid off  today! It would not be many hours before her lover's horse pdundea'aiong its  famous course.1  For'famous it was. Trafalgar was  yet to be fought, and few days closed  without a detachment of soldiers  swinging past, coaches - flashing by  crowded in and out with men whose  trade .was" war, returned marines with  a cargo of prize money and intoxicants  pursuing their jovial way or a successful press gang hurrying to the sea.  Millie Ankerdine's eyes danced as she  leaned over the bridge in an eager aspect of listening.1 There was a quick  tearing, a slight thud, an arrested cry,  and broken fragments of ice and woodwork floated upon the dark water over  her head.  "What the devil's all thisi noise  about?" muttered Mr. Ankerdine testily as an unaccustomed clamor penetrated to his study and attracted him  forth to seek its import.  Before the great hall fire, the once  breezy drapery of a dinner dress oozing  dark pools andf steaming lazily, lay his  daughter. A stranger, rills of moisture  trickling from each fold of his clothing, was chafing her hands and vociferating for assistance. He ceased suddenly as her father appeared, with  servants at his heels, and stood back  beyond the play of the firelight. Mr.  Ankerdine knelt down beside her as  Bhe showed signs of recovery.  "I have to thank you for rescuing my  daughter, I suppose, sir." he said to the  k stranger. "The best kind of gratitude  Is the practical. You must be made  comfortable first, and I can din you  with words after."  The man had no time to answer. A  post chaise dashed up to tho porch with  a groaning of leather and jingling of  harness, a broad shouldered young fellow completely enveloped in a huge  wrap precipitated himself rather than  got out of the vehicle and gripped the  old man by both bands, exclaiming:  "How's the gout, sir? And where is  Millie���������not here to welcome mo?"  "At the bottom of the poud but for  this gentleman," said Mr. Ankerdine.  "I must introduce you when I��������� Hello!"  he gasped in a' species of stupefaction,  for the gallant stranger had slipped out  Into the night,1 and Lieutenant Rigden,  his. daughter's prospective husband,  had started in pursuit.  The first man, stimulated by the slow  diffusion of warmth as his limbs  coursed with blood again, bold his own  at first, but was soon captured.  "You must come back with me, M. de  Frontignac," said the young sailor. "It  is the fortune of war."  "Again the fortune of war?", replied  the Frenchman. "A cold fortune, at  present, mon ami." He fell into step  beside his companion without resistance.  "Millie has asked for you," Mr. Ankerdine observed dryly as the pair  reached the house. "She appeared surprised that you should prefer scouring  ihe country at midnight to greeting ber.  However, each to his taste."  The sailor deferred apologies and led  the way to the drawing room at once,  locking the door and placing the key in  his pocket���������a maneuver which did not  escape the young lady's notice and add  ed a spice of alarm to the .shy affection  with ,which she returned her' lover's  caress.  "Why did you do that, Edward?" she  whispered anxiously. in his ear. "Is  there danger'outside, or is that a bad  man? I fell into the' pond, and be  jumped in, too.' on this freezing night  and saved my life, dear!'"      _^  "Thank God 'it was saved, little girl."  be replied. "But that this gentleman  should have'been the ageni "rather complicates matters. We must at any rate  thank,him. Mill-e. So first let me intro-  dtue in form the Count de Froutiguac.  f>!'i>'nin in the nnvv of republican  France.   Monsieur, I have the honor to  present my fiancee."  ' The Frenchman now advanced and  bent over the slim fingers extended.  "My good luck has not 'been entirely  dead,'then, that I could render even so  small a service to so gracious a demoiselle,"'he said.  "Why, you are soaking, sir!" exclaimed the girl. "How wicked you are!  He will die!"  "One moment, Millie!" exclaimed  Rigden. a "There are more important  questions than those of etiquette and t  raiment to be discussed. That this gentleman is brave, Jyou will* know from  what he has done tonight���������more than  brave, for he "risked almosti certain  death by discovering himself to save  you.. But he will be as dangerous to  succor. His frigate was captured recently by a British squadron, 'and he  was to.be sent, along with.the prisoners, , to London''under .escort. I assume he has escaped and is attempting  to reach the coast. ' Millie, this man  preserved to.me "all I'hold dear, but���������  he is one of my country's most active  enemies." "( ���������<   ���������  ., "Perhaps   you ,are   mistaken,"   said  Millie, with a woman's readiness to es-'  cape wide questions,by a side issue.  "No mistake here." said Rigden, with  a'short laugh. "I was one of his captors, and the last time we met was  upon his quarter deck." .    ' ���������  Millie drew < lier lover ' aside and  .placed-her-bands on his shoulders. The  Frenchman ,was staring into, the fire.    ���������  "Edward, you must'let.him go.and,  help him too. ��������� Is this man's honor or  woman's gratitude, to drag him back  to a'dungeon? if so, noble deeds were  better <unactedtarid will be if they are  to be repaid as we would repay this!"  "Listen, Millie," said the young man  in a very low voice. "This gentleman  is an important capture-to lose, and'by'  restoring him to the authorities lam  certain,of recognition, which means*  ship and���������a���������wife." ��������� ,'  "This is what I had begun to,fear."  she said breathlessly. "You must not  let it scale one featherweight in the  balance. We owe him my life, and  not the broad pennant of an admiral  would cover the blot on your honor if  you give him up.    Edward, can you?"  He hesitated only for a minute, then  turned around'and said curtly: "Venus  has triumphed, monsieur. I will  search you to see that no papers are  concealed. Pardon me, there shall  be bo indignity, and duty, which has  come out something hardily in this encounter, renders it' necessary. 'Also  some clothes- are required and food.  I will then do myself the pleasure of  putting you'upon the safest route."���������  St. Louis Republican.  City of the Snows.  For three months in the winter Archangel, the great western port of Russia, scarcely sees the sun and for  three months in the summer seldom  loses sight of it. Yet there is no city  in the whole of Europe which lies for  so many mouths���������for the greater part  of the year, in fact���������under a mantle of  snow, and because, of, this the Russian  fondly calls it "The White City."  White, too, is it in other ways. All  the chief buildings glare with white  paint and blink with white blinds.  The churches���������and in a Russian city  they are not fe'w���������are also of pure  white; onlj' the cupolas are green and  the crosses on their summits gold.  And white are the private houses of  the better sort except where Norwegians and Germans live, for buff and  blue and red then streak and diaper  the pine walls and edge,.of .the gable  ends; but street posts, gates, pillars,  walls, fences���������these are all white...  And in. summer for every official-you  see in a blue'or a gray tunic you see  ten in white caps and white uniforms.  Bright color alone is left to the women and children���������pink blouses, green  skirts, scarlet petticoats, orange aprous  and blue kerchiefs are common enough,  while a group of children will always  look like a( cluster of old English flowers. But otherwise, in summer as in  winter, this old city of Archangel is  a', white city indeed.���������Pearson's Magazine.  Behind English "Walla.  Not until the visitor to England  mounts to the top of a coach does he  have any conception of the glories hidden behind those brick battlements  which make every Englishman's home  veritably a castle. What a. revelation  of beauty tbey are! Now it is seen tb'it  the reverse side of the-vine clad wall  forms the most effective of backgrounds for the gay flowers in the hardy border. Hollyhocks stand up like  sentinels against the ivy, huge oriental  poppies splash their wonderful color  among the shrubbery, roses fairly intoxicate the senses where thov climb  over the half timbered Elizabethan  houses and tangle themselves with the  clematis in wild profusion ever the  arches that span the trim garden paths.  Dm ing a day's ride on top of a coach  one will-see hundreds of enchanting  gardens.' During quite, a. long walk  along the ,same road one would not  even suspect their presence'because of  the universal wall were not an occasional gate left, ajar, thereby offering  a surreptitious peep..��������� Everybody's  Magazine.      '       ������t   -        '  Didn't MatcTiJ !      ,     ���������        *  "When ,1   came   of   age,"   said  Mr.  Softleigh; "I promised mother that I'd  never  marry  until  I   found  the right  girl."  "Indeed!" exclaimed Miss Sharpe.    '  "Yes. and���������er���������you're the right girl."  "That's too bad, for you're,the wrong  man."-7-Philatlelphia Press.  <      Pacifying  Iler.  The Wife���������If this scandal in1 the'family is going to make any difference in  our social "position, it will be more than  . I -can bear. ,  Chicago Millionaire���������Don't let that  worry you a bit. If it does, we'll move  to New York.���������Harper's Bazar.  CUPID AND  ��������� ...THE LAW.1  The Story of a'BoRton Love Affair  That Eventuated.'In Mexico.  By JOHN FORBES.  ��������� -  1  ������  i  9  (  I  i-^ <. Copyright,  1901,  by  John' Forbes.  ##������������������������������������������������������##������������������-������������������##������������������-������������������##������������������"������������������#���������<-������������������#���������������������������-������������������<  ' \.     '    ' '*,       '-      ������V  "Goodby,.goodby; yes, weMl write and  tell you all about it; and perhaps send you  some of the drawn work." , ' ������  , And (with these and the other' usual  messages the train carrying'the big excursion to Mexico pulled out of the 'station.       <  It was a'common, everyday sight to the  station ^bands, and they gave' it only a  passing glance. But to most of the travelers it was a novel experience, and they'  looked on it as only the beginning of days  of sightseeing in the land of the'Monte-  zutnas.    , . , '  There were two' passengers in one of.  the sleepers, who attracted some attention. , One was ar woman of 60, tall and  straight, with a1 carriage like a queen  and wboseemedas young and gayas the  youngest.*' The other called her '.'mother"  andNvas-about 25, a beautiful girl. Their  son andT-brother had come to the. station  to bid them goodby, a man of SO, well  groomed and well' made, the typical  American man of that age. ��������� .  He had provided them with eVerything  that his affection could suggest-and told  them to be sure to Jet him know day by  day where they were and if they were  well.  "And yon will look after mother, Alice,  won't you?"   ���������  As he spoke two young ladies turned  and looked at him���������his sister and a  'younger ,woman, about 22. She turned  involuntarily, and the pretty ��������� blush that  covered her cheek showed that her name  was Alice too.  Robert Duncan glanced at her and wag  struck with her beauty. But she saw his  look and turned away and busied herself,  with her baggage. His mother and sister  both noticed the coincidence also and  smiled.  "So we will have two Alices along,"  said his mother. "I hope we -diall become  acquainted with the young lady. She  looks very pleasant and very nice."  Just then the porter shouted "All  aboard," and Robert jumped from the  train. As the car passed him he looked  in vain for the faces of his mother and  sister. But he did see the face of tho  nther Alice looking at him with some curiosity.  Then he returned to his'office. He was  the junior partner in a prominent law  firm in Boston and had a hard afternoon  uf work before him. There was1 a brief  in a ease that had puzzled both himself  nivl his partner. But try as he would to  concentrate his niind on his work, he  could see nothinc but the beautiful face  rvt the car windc v and hear nothing but  the droning of the car wheels.  At last he became so nervous that ho  thtew clown his pen, and, tollinir the hoy  hi- would not be hack till morning, he  walked up across the Common and the  Public'garden to bis home.  ��������� The evening at the theater did not help  liim, and he was rather horror struck to  find, himself no better in the morning.  This was a new experience for him. No  woman had ever before come between  him ond his work. This was silly. He  never saw the girl before, and he never  would see her again, of course. He must  !.\ive dyspepsia.      ,  So, on his way to his office, he made a  call ou his old college chum, now a promising young physician. He did not tell  the'doetor What the most prominent symp-  t.on was. but was sure be needed medicine  fiir dyspepsia. Accordingly he felt rather  foolish when he was obliged to say no to  all the doctor's questions as to whether  he had certain , symptoms inseparable  ?rom gastric trouble.  The doctor laughed and gave him some  harmless*, powder and he went to the office string in his resolve to finish the  brief. He made fairly good headway,  but 'still, the image of the beautiful girl  would come back to him, and, as the day  wore en, more distinctly. Late in the afternoon he got a telegram saying the party  was at Chicago and signed "Alice." And  that started it all over agai������.     ,(.,;  Th'.-'n he became alarmed and. fearpd^his  mind was going, for he was not:aybeliever in "love at first sight.", or-handler  in the grand passion Uself. ��������� ,������������������ ,;::(���������>.  Then he found hi nisei f with "an 'amidst  resistless longing to take the first train  and  follow his  folks.    Of course he did  not admit to himself that he wanted to  pee the other Alice.  , That afternoon ,one of the firm's, best  cheats came in. He said he contemplated  put chasing some thousand acres in Mexico with the idea of establishing a coffee  plantation   there.     He  was ��������� not satisfied  '\vhh the title to the land and felt that  some one ought to go down there and look  into the matter more closely. He could  not spare the time yand came to them,  thinking   that'  possibly    some   of    their  'young men might have enough knowledge  of Spanishi;.to make'the trip.  Robert Duncan regarded him as an an-  ;el and ������aid  that as the office was not  'fcry busy just then he thought he should  like to make the trip himself.    This was  hotter than the client expected, and the  , matter was soon fixed up.     ' '-  "Perhaps you will meet your folks  down there." said the senior partner.  "Why. perhaps I- will," said Duncan,  as if he had just thought of it. But; he  told his partner that it' was hardly prob-  .able, as he was going down on the lower  tablelands near the coast and the excursions usually kept pretty well upon the  high-plateaus.  That, night before he started he got a  letter from his mother, and, in it she said,  "Alice Chambers is lovely, and we enjoy  her so much."'   So that was her name���������  ' Chambers. ,   '  The- nevt morning he started, Hi������  journey was a tiresome oneC and after  Mweral days spent on the train he found  himself .one glorious afternoon'climbing  fi. little mountain path on  the back of a  ,hur:-o. Duncan had told his folks by  %virt������ of his intended  trip  and  found  by  loosing over'their itinerary that they bad  passed quite near where he now was.  'He had'oleft the train at adittle town'  .through, which . they .passed  some 'daya  tprevious and' was making his, way int������,  the ^country  to* 'interview'.' an old... India*  whom he expected'to find the next morn-,  < ing.   .The title to Mexican lands often defends   on'information   .only   obtainable  , from the kindly Indian.;/     \ '   "<  0 That night^he slept on his blanket under the,stars:,and early the next morning'  was pushing ' on, the path growing' .still  wilder and more,beautiful.' At last, about  0 o'clock; he came over the spur of the  mountain, and looked down on a lovely  valley. His guide and interpreter told  him that in 'the little village which he  could see was the old Indian.  About noon they arrived. The matter  of the title was soon fixed up and arrange-'  ments^were made to leave the next morning on the return trip; but .that evening  'something .happened that altered his  plans. ,'.,_.'  xuA small party,of the villagers who had,!  been .up in the mountains, cutting wood  had found a burro wandering'alone. They  did not .recognize it as one-of the village,  burros.. It1"had a ;sidesaddle on it. and  tucked under Cne of the straps was a .little glove. They knew that a young  American or European woman must hav������  ridden ��������� the,burro, and they began a hunt-  to find. her.  - Some miles ba������.k they found her unconscious " by the road,1- and, putting, her  on the burro/ which they had ;led back,  they' brought her into camp. As they  brought her up Duncan walked up the  little village street to see what the matter  was. ' He was astounded to see Aljce  Chambers on the back of the little mule.  She was still unconscious. One of the  old women of the village took her into  the little open shelter and in a very few  moments she revived and, opening her  eyes, smiled a wan smile. When her eye  caught that of Duncan, she started, and  he stepped up and said:  "I am Robert Duncan, Miss Chambers,  and my mother and sister have been traveling with you. I am here on business,  and will be happy to help you in any way  possible. When you are stronger, we  shall b" glad to hear your story."  She ' egained her vigor quickly under  the ministrations of the old Indian woman and soon told them that she had started out with a party from the little town  on the railroad to make an excursion to  some famous caves. In some way she  had become separated from the other*  and had tried to find her way back. Sh������  became confused, and, meeting several natives, they had tried to understand each  other, with the result that she became  more and more at sea.  She had eaten only what some kindly  Indians had given her. At last she went  so long without food that she felt a faint-  ness coming over her, and she knew no  more till she woke and found herself ia  the little village.  In a few days she was strong enough  to travel, and. Duncan made himself a  demigod in the village by leaving a ������uui  of money that to the Indians was fabulous. They calculated that the excursion  party must be at the City of Mexico, and  when they reached the railroad they telegraphed the party^ An answer came  back which they got at a station farther  on.    It said. "Thank God. she is found."  They were met at the station by an enthusiastic crowd made up of the excursion party, the American minister and a  great mob of Mexicans, who cheered the  couple to the' echo. In some way tho  story had got into the papers.  Duncan decided to stay for some.days  and telegraphed his partner to that effect,  who wired back congratulations.  One afternoon Duncan asked Alice if  she would drive with him to the grove of  Chapultepec. They dismissed the coach*-  man at the. entrance and told him they  would meet him there in a couple of  hours- Then they wandered through that  majestic grove, where' 'it is always twilight even at midday. They had been  talking over their., strange experience.  "Alice," said. Duncan, "you of course  know that everybody thinks you are my  sweetheart and "were before we left  home?" ������������������'���������'.  She blushed and owned that she had  heard something to that effect.  "Well," said he, "why not make it true?  Alice, I have loved you from the first day  I saw you in the train in Boston."  She looked up at him and said archly:  /(���������Well, Robert, it was quite mutual, I assure you. Oh, there are some people coming.    You mustn't."  From which I infer that he understood  her to say "Yes." .  HIS  IDEAL TOM.  A Good Male Turkey as Describe* l>y-  an Kiperienced 'Breeder.   t   ''  Some writers say that to mate Bronze-  turkeys you have only to "discard all  specimens  disqualified  by  the  stand-  ' ard."    After 13 years spent in "breed-     \  iug these birds 1 tnust'sayvl disagree-    '  with "them,  for I  have found the se-   v  lection of the, largest specimens and in.- , (  breeding them to certain extent will  increase the size instead of decreasimg' '  it, but when carried too far inbreeding   "  will  impair''the'vitality  and���������-produce' '-  deformities.     Therefore,   to .properly  _���������  mate these birds is,-1 claim,,as muchof -  a problem as mating any of the stand-,  ard breeds of fowl.   I wish the ,reader  to remember that I am, referring to the "-  production of Bronze~turkeys for breed- ���������  ing and show purposes., '> '  In regard toithe shape 'of the male1'  ' I  like one that stands well up/. By '  this I mean oneithat carries his, breast  high, the same ,to be moderately full ]  and well rounded.    I have no use for  the' bird that carries his breast and,  body  in a straight Mine, parallel with >  the   ground.'    The , illustration   shows-  'ray idea of a good shaped bird,'> either /  for-the breeding/yard' or' showroorri/j  except,that the feathers'qnathe ,rear   M  part of the <back were/raised a little 'f  when the photograph; "was taken.' fSe^> I  lect a bird ,with'good,', heavy bones and /)J  see that the toes are straight! ,' V. ' <' |  When- you'. examine   the .��������� different  birds'fin the sh'6wroom,"you will-find  on' breast and- neck almost- as many  ' '. a/good tom^  shades^ as birds., There are the greea  ���������bronze, the black" bronze, a'dull brown  bronze and a'-, yellow bronze.   The liit-rKr 1  ter is. my preference and-what' I'think j  ,is.called for in the standard,,although"  plenty of Judges favor the,blaek bronze"  color.   The body and-back-will be dark-1  er with  bronze-'reflections.   tThe' legs;  should be pink., "   '.  In   wings  and   tail  are,.where   the  ifaults appear.   Spread  the  wing and|  'look- for  solid - black  feathers  in "thej  primaries,   irregular   barring   In 'both!  primaries and' secondaries and also a^  white edge along the bottomcof eaehj  feather in the-1 latter.   They are all ba'di  faults.    The-'tail,  which includes tailj  coverts, is seldom perfect. ������s In fact, l(  have never, seen-one.   The -black ,bai  near  the  end   of   the  tail ..cbverts  (I'l  mean the row of feathers lyVng~'farthestl  .out on tail proper) are generally missing,  and the  two  center "feathers of]  'the tail proper always have"the white  tip. the black bar and the brown barring more or less  mixed.    1 have no-J  ticed the latter peculiarity in tke'-wildl  partridge!     Spread   the    tail    coverts  apart and look at the bottom of .the tai^j  proper, and in .a great many cases yot  will find white barring the same as 01  the   wing.     This   is   another - serious  fault. Some breeders are satisfied witb|  a tail which is all speckled with blact  and brown so long as it has the blacl  baud   near  the  tip  and  a  white  tip.l  Now I am satisfied that a feather reg-j  ularly  barred  with brown- and  blackj|  with  the  broad  black   band  and dull  white or gray tip. is the proper color|  Fig. 3 is as,good in color of tail as,  have seen.  1 do not refer to all the shape or col  or soctious,   but ouly  to those  whic!  are usually faulty or in dispute.   The  above will -give you my idea of a gooc  'male  to  head  a  pen,  except  on  pri  point,-and that bnei in my estimation!  is the most-important���������viz. you slioulf  insist on having a diue bred bird.    Ij  you   use   a  bird   produced   from   twd  strains entirely different in build arJ  in a great many  sections in color aj  well,  what can''you ''expect'/    My ac  vice is to have a good :male sired ll  good males of one line of breeding.^  W. J. Bell in Reliable Poultry Journal  Oldest'Goose on  filartli. ./I  William Brigharn of Chardon. O., il  the owner of. a gander goose more tha/  100 years old that is as lively today  the large flock of youngsters ,wbicb u]  proudly   leads   about   Mr.' Brigbam]  farmyard.  The bird was brought to this'.counts  by Mr. Brigham's father nearly a ce:j  tury ago from the east and has bee  in the family's possession ever sine!  There are many accounts of the ol|  fellow's sagacity in eluding foxes ai  other enemies, and he was the playfi  low of many of the old  men of ti  township when they were boys yea:j  ago.    The goose was exhibited at tl  recent Geauga centennial celebration  Burton, where he attracted a great dejj  of attention.���������Kansas City Journal, B "c  5?  '  -'--"-ft  :-������il  .1    .  /  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS'tiflER'FATHER   "���������'  WAS A DRUNKARD  1  ^mmmrnfrsr  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  Onions For MarketKn* In, Spring.  -Onions should be kept in a.'dark, dry  'cellar with ,temperature Below.'40 degrees on open slat platforms in tiers,  i the-layers of onions to be eight or ..ten  inches in depth.    A thermometer and  kerosene0'stove' should' be kept in the  "coldest part of the cellar, and when the  , temperature falls to^'34 degrees the  stove   should   be  lighted.;    As ��������� warm  -weather -approaches air the cellar by  night and'close it during the day.   For  ''marketing' in" tbeVlate "spring /onions  may be'kept frolm freezing. They, may'  be.'gtorecl'in any-conyenjent outbuilding  'in layers;-eight^dr^tei^ inches deep and,  ' after- being'ivsoIidly frozen, covered  with"*a' layer   of   waste   bay.     They  *������hould not be handled while frozen.'  4 tPiacky Young Lady Takes on  - Kersert to Cure Her father  of the Liquor Habit.  STORY OF H E R SUCCESS.  ''..  ,Whnt ttie -Seed  Trade "WmntH.  In  regard   to   the   government   frefl  eeed distribution the Wholesale Seedsmen's   league   expresses   itself 'thus:  "What the seed trade wants is the abo-  'lition of the congressional distribution  .as 'applied to sorts of ^seeds obtainable  at every seed-storcand in lieu of this  ?an earnest effort by-the government to  search-out In the'undeveloped portions  ;of Asia,���������Africa,' South'America and'the  'Pacifier isles the many thousands of val������  liable plants yet unintroduced."  3  ,t '���������..,'   HIS, OWN FREE^WILL!^ .-  ^ ,JDeai\ ''Sirs,���������rl cannotC" speak".,   top  .strongly ' of", the  excellence -- ��������� of< -MIN-  XllD/S LIN1MENT[   If .'is. THE remedy/ in, my     household \f or     burns;  'sprains,   etc.,. and  w;e -would, not   be  'without  it     ,   ^   t* ( ^->  < It' ls'-truly' a wonderfu.rv'med]cine.  ,*���������-������������������    JOHN A.'MACDONAJLD,   '"  'Publisher Arnprior-Chronicle"''' *  \Mr.'Cawdle-^I .wish    you _ wouldn't  ''"interrupt me every tiine'I try to say  something.   Do I .ever 'break' <mtwhen  .ryou> are talking- ? "J"~\  >'*, Mrs. -   Cawdle���������Ko,  "������������������: Y ou. g o,. t o sleep !  'A portion, of her' letter' reads i as  /ollows:-*-'.'MyJfalher had"often promised mother to    stop drinking"',.  and  would do so for; a time, but then re--  turned to it stronger than ever. One'  day,  after &' terrible  spree, "he said  to us:r   'It's / no/ r use.   I can't stop  drinking.',   'Our    hearts   seemed   to  turn to 'stone, 's.ad we decided to try  the Tasteless  Samaria ' Prescription,  which we'had read about'in the papers.   We, gave ��������� h ni- the. remedy, ~en-  tirely"wiLhout'-his1 knoy.-Icdc.e,^,in li.  Xo  XaimJc.  tfuz/'  **     * l    r    ^  <rrv t  V7V  &2V  s&rtVf-*,  ARCHIBALD F0R3ES.  you    wretch !  'i',   "Oh���������er^-pardon.me,''' Miss ^Maudie,  1/Sbutr at" what agendo"you think a'wo-  ,'jman-'should" niarry. * You (know, . the  .^1-newspapers^ are-discussing the question." * ,y- t ' rJ> - ''-*' <J f  ,K~i*"Atr about, my, age^I .think, ,- Mri  ^Timid;''  she-replied,  sweetly. . '   ���������  Mrs." Newly wed���������Do you know,  myi  "husband .never 'even    thinks  of going  v" for ...a' scuttle   of ,coal  without    first'  ���������, kissing me1 * c  '''0rMrs\   Oldgirl���������In abotit two years,  \\ niy-'dear,   you may  consider, yourself  lucky if he gets the.coal. '  ,teai coffee," or-food "regularly, according to" directions,v*and'he never knew  he was "taking it. 'One 'package removed all his desire "for liquor, and  he says rit is now distasteful' to him'.  His health and appetite are also ,w.on  His , health ar.d l appetite are also  wonderfully improved, and no'one  would, know hi:n for the same man.  It vis now fifteen months /since '.we  gave it t'o him'and .we feel sure that  tlie,- change, is for >gobd." Please ^sehd  me, one , of your' little, books, as I  want to give it'to a friend."  <��������� SENT' FREE TO \AL������L*.���������A sample  of Tasteless Sama'riaJ 'Prescription  gladly Sent Free 'with full- particulars in splain sealed envelope. All  letters..considered', sacredly confidential. Address," The ' Samaria Remedy/  Co., ^30i Jordan street,* Toronto, (Ont'���������  '" ���������      ���������-       THE '   ,\,    "    i ,"  Woman's CWfllaf. Teoipefauce' Duioii  boy)���������Then,'  your aurit ,  or  on your  do,;-1  is 'on  moth-  .   'New Curale   (t'b  understand- that  your father's side  ers ������       >'- '     " '  1; Country Scholar���������Sometimes .one,  and sometimes other, 'ceptm'- when  feyther/whacks 'em-both,'sir,   '/ .  A good mcmorS'  forget  a man- to.  ' is one thatf enables  unpleasant'7things '  POa the CURE of DRUNKENNESS  Letter from Mrs. George Grant; of  Paisley, Ont., giving particulars of  ,a cure effected by "Samaria Prescription," resulting-in its������use and adoption1 by the Paisley Woman's Christian Temperance Union.  1900 *  JA good many, actresses seem to fa-  vor-/.-long engagements and.; short  marriages. *  At' the'age of sweet sixteen  a' woman's    rights     are    several  ahead of a man's.  A'inan must  dun- his   brain-^if    1  would collect his thoughts.  Every inventor worthy of the name  has-produced at least one car coupler. - , *  engIhs  ne  Time flies���������and that is where it  g-ets the bulge on the average flying  machine.  ;   The, most expensive  chair  in  existence belongs to the pope.    It .is made  "of solid silver, and- cost ������90,000.'"An  American banker presented  it" to the  pontiff; . ' -  IGHTS-  SE  is the deadliest and most  painful, malady to which  mankind is subject. Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure any  case of Bright's Disease.  They have never failed in  one single case. They are  the only remedy that ever  has cured it, and they are  the.only remedy that can.  There are ������������������ imitations of  Dodd's Kidney Pills���������pill,  box and name���������but imitations are dangerous. The  original and only genuine  cure for Bright's Disease is  .Jl  '      (Copy)  Paisley, Ont.^ December 11th,  The Saraai".i Remedy/ Co.,  20 Jordan Street,  Toronto,  Ont.  Dear fcLrs,���������I 'penned a few lines to  you some time ago,���������as a member of  the temperance cause, I -wrote for  iniorniation; at that. time__ I had in  my mind friends whose son was a  great cause of anxiety.-and \trouble on  account of his drunken habits. I  strongly urged the friends to try the  remedy I .saw advertised in the Toronto Globe. They did so. It was  the Samaria Remedy,.','- that was administered and I am pleased to inform, -.he company the' medicine was  helpful; the young , ^man - has not  drank a drop saicc, breaking off from  old companions, and special prayers  on his behali, all aided in breaking  the chains.*  At the. last meeting- of the TV. C.  T." "U. here, I introduced your medicine for- the cure of the liquor habit,  and a resolution was passed, "That  inasmuch as it .is the aim of-this organization to help the poor inebriate,  we should recommend, this remedy in  homes where'persons are addicted' to  the use. of intoxicating liquors."  Now, sirs, wishing you a successful  career in your noble work, and feeling' that assistance can be given in  the precincts of home by the hand of  mother or wife, - trusting God may  open up useful .avenues for your labors,      Yours very respectfully,  (Signed)       MRS. GEORGE GRANT,  On behalf of Paisley W. C. T.  U.  FREE SAMPLE SS1^h1JgSl  ation,> testimonials and price sent hi plaii  .spaled'-envolqpo. Enclose 2c stamp. Add.re.ss  THE SAMA&IA REMEDY CO., 8u Jordan St.  TORONTO, Onraric  I,.vst Will   ami   Tcr^ment   ot   the   FatHer  of War Corre-.{K>iH!t-iit���������������iSeautiful  ,   ��������� '    Iribure to U<jiotetl  Wife.  ~   Archibald Forbes,,'the 'father of war  correspondents,  who  died in   London  "on  the'20th of LI arch,  a your'    ago;  "R'f't 140 shares of stock in the Mani-  toua and .Northwest Loan   Company,  worth    ������1,820,  t and'    the  deceased's,  will has ,been sent to Toronto^ to be  :������������������ ^-.\]('>d,     having   been' probated '   in  LntJaiid.  The deceased's estate     was  vvr:ii   $55,000,   and- .consisted, ,' also  p\    ,property    in New Zealand,      and1  'vughLudS The''full,text'"of his will is:  I appoint    nry wife,  LIrs.      Louisa  i\LoMg& Forbes,'of the." above' address,,  and 'my, constant friend,  James Rob-  <--. tson,  Enquire,  manager' of vthe Na-4  Uouc.1  . Rank * of Scotland,  Limited,  .hof.don  oL'ice,  to  be iiny*    executors,  ������._nd direct.'that p ~all my just      debtst  e-"n"d 'funeral andvfeit'amentary expenses  -fhnli  be-paid as soon.as    conveniently inav.be after my decease.  . Tgiye and bequeath^uhto 'my devot-  'cd  and. beloved   wife'the1 said  '   LIrs.  Louisa  Lleig's  Forbes,   all   the      property and, euects .whatsoever real and  peisdnal,  of which I,amrnow^posses-  s'ed,   or of-^ which -I may be possessed  at ��������� the1' time * of my., death to be at ^her,  sole" and absoluteVJdisposal,    r'in' "the  iiill( belief   -that I'a.macting    rmost  'wisely'in the interesf s-of     any    dear  daughters, Florence, and'Alice Forbes,  desiring^ my said "wife  generally'   -t'o  tqta'm  the existing, investments," ex-  t,cept in so far as a'dvised to the con-  n-ary ^by the   '^above, .named Jaiiics  Robertson,,by whose wise and-'shrewd,  counsel  in  financial ^matters, I  desire  that she will be giiided."^'      ^ '  '  As regards domestic and' family arrangements,   I{��������� desire Jtthat  my'    said  wuc and daughters -shall ���������give    effect  to the separate paper; of ^memoranda,  accompanying this formal I will, '-and  my final ardent* hope'and desires are  that  my  said'daughters  sh<dl ' 3de*ld  constant love and' implicit Kdevotion  and-obedience    to my said-w,ife    'as  they regard "my memory.  And I command' tha't 'my funeral." be quiet,    "un-1  tostcntatioiis, andlj inexpensive, and  'that mj^ body be^mterre'd,in such spot'  as'my, wife shall .select, in the full  hope'that sluT'direct herself." to.^be'  laid" beside me, when her ,time to quit  t-his world, she has made so happy  for mie, -shall come. ^  The will is witnessed- by George  Turner, park keeper, and Mary Ger-  raid,   domestic "in deceased's  family.  Archibald Forbes was born in For-  iu shire, Scotland, in 1S3S, and v^as  educated at Aberdeen University. After 'an adventurous career as a private m the Royal Dragoons, he entered lournalistic life in London. During the Franco-German war, as correspondent, first for the Llorning Ad-  ^vertiser, cand then for the Daily  News, he accomplished some"marvellous feats in the way of transmission  of news. I-Te was in the Spanish Carl-  is{  war, aiid in 1S75 he accompanied  *lhe Prince of Wales through India.  His letters to the Daily News during the Russo-Turkish war, where he  witnessed the crossing of the Danube  and the fall  of rievna, gained      him  "WE CAN'JO.  SO   tSAID     THREE    DOCTORS  * CONSULTATION".    ;  IN  Vet  tlie   Patient    has  Be n   Restored to  Health'anil Strength Tliroiif{li Hie Aff-  ency  ot Dr  Williams Ank Pills.  world-wide fame. During^ the Zulu  war, by his famous ride of 110 miles  3m fifteen hours, he sent the earliest  account of ������he bloody battle of Ul-  undi to England. He has written a  number of works on famous soldiers  and soldier life. Besides owning property in Canada, Llr. Forbes visited  this country several times and was  well ka*wn here as a lecturor-  Among  the"   many,    many  persons  throughout Canada    who    owe good  ihealth���������perhaps/even  life   itse'lf��������� to  .DrTWilliams' Pink Pills 'is LIrs. Alex.'  Fair; a well,known and    highly    esteemed  resident  of     West-   "Williams  township, ,LIiddlesex Co.^ .Ont.      For  nearly -two years    Mrs. Fair    was a  great  sufferer  from ��������� troubles  brought*  on-by a  severe   attack   ~of' lagrippe.  A reporter ,-who ,called was cordially  received  by both' Llr.  and.LIrs.  Fair  and  was' given   the  following    faces  of the-case.    "In->the spring  of 1896  I' was attacked by; lagrippe for which  T ' was  treated  by 'our family "doctor  but instead of getting'better I'gradually   greww worse   until     my -whole  body  becamei wrecked* with,pains.' I  consulted i one of "tlie ^ best doctors in  Ontario, ' and  for     nearly ./.eighteen  months followed his'treatment,'   but  without any ,material benefit:' I had  a. terrible cough which caused intense'  pains" in myu- head - ana  lungs;  I became very weak,   "could^not sleeep,  and for ������ over  a   ycar^I^could     only  t:alk W a 'whisper and' sometimes my  voice,left me entirely.   I came to regard niy condition as    hopeless, but  husband urged further^.treatment,  on his 'adv'co our* family doctor,  with two others,^held a "consultation  the, result  of which  was  that     they  pronounced my rase incurable. Neighbors , advised me to  trju Di\Williams'  Pink^ Pills,  but  after having already  spent over $500 in /doctors,'\bills I  dia "-not have much faith left ' n any  medicine but as a last resorts" I finally  decided to give .them-a trial.'*I had-  not-taken many-,boxes of the pills'be-  fore.I noticed an'inipi ovement in<my,  condition,  and this encouraged me,to"  continue their "use! .After'taking the  pills  forJ"seyeral months I was  completely restored to health. The cough  disappeared"; I   no c longer     suffered  from the terrible<pains It once endured;     my voice became strong again ;  my appetite    improved and,    T     wo.-3  able _ to   obtain  restful     sleep     once  morel While taking, the pills I gained  37 pounds m weight: All this I owe  to Dr.-Williams' Pink Pills  and I feel  that I cannot say enough in their hv-  vor,  for I'know that they have cer-  ta niy saved my lift, "  ' A    Portuguese     boy-   in    a   public  school at Llalacca was told ,to write ,  all he knew about the English.   This x  is what he wrote:    "English1 >ds  very  proud     and   very    white.     They*'are' ,  mostly   governors,     school * masters, -���������'  policemen,  magistrates,  and few ar<*'.  lawyers,    doctors,' and     banks,    and '  many other things.   They never work  They wear,hats  and boots and ride'  in 'docuts   '(dogcarts).    Some >English"1  go'to ,church,  but .only once.      They  are clever tennis and ball games, and  eats much beef    and    other    things.  i~if  Some are maVried,  fierce. If anybody  they swear."  English  are verv  does  something  .-A I  HE HAS TBIED IT.���������Llr/John And- ,  erson, Kinloss, writes: "I venture to say  few, if any, have received greater benefit ;  from the use of Dr. Thomas '-ftjleotrio Oil  than I have.   I have 'used it'regularly for  over ten years, and have recommended It'  to all i sufferers I, knew of,and^they, also;  found it of great virtue in cases'of seven '"  bronchitis and incipient consumption.' \  :Mt  '    '* '���������  ������,  Do your1 own thinking/'H you* don't  find the thoughts of other people satisfactory. ' '������   ������.'     ' .'      '-'   'v-,Jr  rJ,i  Pleasant as syrup; nothing equals it aa^a,  wornfmedicine:. the name is Mother Graves*  Worm Exterminator.1' The greatest worm  destroyer of the age.   j, s     >      t     *~   ' ,, ,  j>  ' ~-  1 "'. ^ ~}v  4 .. C i'"V������S'iW|  The Russian minister  of the  inter-'  ior has sent  a. circular, toj all print-  nigc offices,'and* libraries,    prohibiting  the ,sale of Tolstoi's new-*book,    on-  titled,   -Tt costs "Too LIuch."     ,~    ���������  >'_,  '."rO n^Vf^'l  s.  .> ',' ,v>>  my  and  Keep MINAEB'S LIRIMENT1D the HOQM.-  ,The  heart.  r  The  makes  best'chest, expander :'s a large  often'  a i  'flower " uOf, ^the    family  poor bread-        ���������, ".-  t  $??\  *- -f^li'i  The fool has,his own private opin-^  ion about- the ,rodliot> horseshoe,"-"but"  he soon dropped i^,,_.'  ,A  V/e are in need of 1 a few reliable,' A.gente'  throughout the country to'handle our    '.", ^  GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.:  c Good profit and quick' kales.   For particu-,  Ifus address" . '   '"< '  I U K ''INCANDESCENT GAS LAMP   Co.(  313 MainSt., >\lVjnip*{r.  1 -,'jV -;;kui  -   ������t  , -1 -  il'?  In\ cases of this kind Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills will-giv^,more certain and  speedy results than' anj- other medicines They act directly on the blood  thus reaching the root oi the trouble  and driving every -vestige ot disease  fiom the system.^���������Sold by all dealers  in medicine or sent post paid at 50  cents a box, or six boxes for S2.50  by addressing the Dr. Williams Medicine   Co ,   Brockville.   Ont.  AIL-WOOL MCA ROOFING &S&S  established. 10years trial. A home industry.  Encourage It. T5EWARE of American Paper,  Felting, which cracks in our climate. For earn- <  pies and. testimonials apply to  .     W. G. FONSECA, (Sole Agent.)  664 Main Street, lWINNTPE<V  Issner of Marriage Licenses  WHEELEE & WILSON'S  ' ^ SewTng ^Ivlaohines  Office and Warerooms Qn^TT T     T T? A TV  213  Portage  Avenue. OAAljiJ, ������j5uJA.JL-  'r*  Emulation., jnay be all  ,way,   but  it^'has   a peculiar  getting   n the ;way of other  right  m  way  peopL  its  or  It's  bears  a  poor   y  no dates.  euealogieal  tiee  that  So rapidly do- s lung ii-r-tation spread and  deepen; ihat often hi a fev weeks a simple  cough eu miuaies in tub rcular consumption. Give het.d to a c u<A\. there is always  danger iu de ay. ��������������� t a bo tie of B;cl;le's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup and cure yourself.  It is (i ni'dicine unsurpassed for all throat  si ad lung troubles, it is compounded from  s-jver'd herbs, tach one of which stands at  the hefvd of the list as e\erting a wonderful  influence in curing consumption and all  lung diseases.  In a special 'workshop at Constantinople more than 50 men are employed in making- the various objects  which the sultan gives away as presents, lie usually examines the designs and sometimes makes suggestions. . ..'  Silence  man   to  himself.  is   the  safest   course   for    a  adopt   when   he   can't   trust  Dodd's Kidney Pills ar������  fifty cents a box at all  druggists.  Last season "Willie Reese, owner of  a large orchard near Bean Lake, Mo.,  sustained considerable loss through  ravages of insects among' the fruit.  This year, in addition to spraying  the trees he will" place fifty lighted  lamps in different parts of the orchard at night, depending on a practical demonstration of the moth and  flame theory.  fflMD'S LINIMENT LnmHermaB's Frlol  Courage is  a plant  that cannot be  destroyed by plucking up.  The race-goer should never  to pick winners before the}-  attempt  are ripe.  There are a-< number of varieties of  corns. Holloway's Corn Cure will remove  any'of theniV-.Oall on your druggist and  get a bottle at once.  Nearly  all  on  the  new  trolley  are  young  Canadian  railway  onicials   say  most  satisfactory   of  ployees. ���������  the motormen employed  lines in  Buffalo  farmers.      The  they  are     lh-i  all  their     em-  KBARD'S'" LffitMENT Is osbj tiy Plysiclm.  ' Liberality consists less    in  much than in giving wiselv.  Every year the German empress be,-  gins a new diary and sends an old  one, clasped and locked, to join its  predecessors in a safe. Not even the  emperor may see these minute records  of daily life.  HOW TO CUBE HEAtoAOHE.���������Som������  people suffer untold misery day after day  with Headache. There is rest neither day or  night until the nerve3 are all unstrung. The  cause is generally a disordered stomach, and  a cure can be effected by using Parhielee's  Vegetable Pills, containing Mandrake and  Dandelion, Mr. Finley, Wark. Lysander,  P. Q., writes: "I find Parmelee's-Pills a  first-class article'for Bilious Headache."  On the battleship Maine, sunk In  Havana harbor, are 162 complete engines, and the contractor who is  raising the. wreck is confident-'* that  all are .uninjured. The ship is worth  ������2,000,000 if she can: be patched  up.  " THEY NEVER FAIL���������Mr. S. M. Bongh-  ner, Langton, writes: "For about two years  I was troubled with Inward Piles, but by using Parmelee's Pills. I was completely cured,  and although four years have elapsed since  then they have not returned." Parmelee'8  Pills are anti-bilious and a specific for the  cure of the Liver and Kidney Complaints,  Dyspepsia, Oostivenc-ss, Headache, Piles,  etc., and will regulate the secretions and remove all.bilious matter.  , Triplets are problems  that can  solved only by the rule of three.  be  ist for Minarfi's and tate no otter.  'The work of the police judge is fine  art. ,  The  dentist should  go   in for .politics-   He has a strong pull.  Sozodont  A Perfect Liquid Dontifrico for th������  Teeth QncJ Breath  Sozodont  Tooth Powder  Both forms of Sozodont at the Stores or \rf  Mail; price, 23c. each; Large Sizes, together, 75a  HALL & RUCKELi New York  %  ��������� ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  i  I Recommend  ! BABY'S OWN MP  to all mothers who want their babio3  to have pink, clean, clear, and  healthy skin.  Made of tlio fiiinst materials.  No soap, wherever mnde, is better.  4  4  4- AI^BliKl    -IU1L61"   BUM'S, ���������<���������  THE ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO,, MONTREAL  Manufacturers of the Celebrated  ALBERT TOILET SOAPS.  SOZODONT for theTEETH 25c  W.  N.   U.  ^STo.   330. ��������� ���������, ��������� ... ������������������.������������������n~~^���������^(~fmfirT~i.J~s* -1  . ���������  \ ' ->c-���������'-<'������������������  f'  f 21.  V  h  Mi  HI  ,|r  '-If  I  ���������41  -. ^  f  1.  Ik1 1  a-  Si  1  fe'i  Ml  I  t  \U ;  ^������SU  Mte  BASEBALL.  The  long looked for match be  tween the  Nanaimo nine, and the  r Cumberland stripes took' place  on  *��������� Friday with   the, result that the  Visitor* defeated us with a score of  17 to 6.    It- was tough, but the boys  Were beaten and that is all there is  ,   to it.    The Nanaimos played a good  clean  game   through tout*    and  a  pleasant afternoon was  the .result  even if we were licked.  Now that a few weeks warm  weather has dried things up, bush  fires have become painfully evident,  showing that there are "many people who, in defiance of the law, and  in sheer wanton vandalism, light  and leave 'fire* in such places and  in such states that a breath of wind  Will spread the flames and cause the  ' loss of thousands of dollars in tim-  ber alone. The,town of,Extension  ha* been in - peril for some days  from fire's. The State of Washing-  ton has been devastated, and from  all parte of-our own province come  .reports of serious and alarming  coi.flagrations. Who .are reeptnsi-  blefor these? The Colonist says:,  '"Some of the forest fires arise ,f torn  ' clearing land, but we do not think  that many of them have this origin.  When a man is clearing land; he  generally keeps a sharp look out to  see that the fire dWs not spread -"  JBut does he? '    " c'  . In some cases perhaps, but there  - is, among land clearers in this  country, too much selfishness and  Want of care. Men are too prone  1 to say: "I ;am "going^'to;<burn *ny  Blashing, and if I can get a good  burn, "I don't care what else burns."  A short sighte.1, selfish, narrow  doctrine, but raie which has many  followers t nevertheless. ��������� At the  , same time we do not pass by the  horde* who go out camping. We  have seen men foolish enough to  light fires in the woods against a  gummy, or moss covered tree for  the pleasure (?) of seeing the flames,  yet *ome of such men would half  kill a child who they found playing  with matches in the back yard, yet  the child Jb the lets dangerous of  the two.  The shores of Comox lake, aie  now blazing merrily, due to the  efforts of such weak minded gentry,  and this in a section where there is  no excuse for forest fires. There  must be stricter legislation, forest  rangers appointed, and a very severe penalty imposed if we may  hope to save the remnants of our  forests from total destruction.  o   VANCOUVER GROWS.  We notice that the periodical  nowl against the crows has again  been raised in Vancouver, and the  principal reason now urged against  the birds is that they "eat eggs."  We have in former articles pointed  out that'crows, like all others", of  the.corvidae, are prone, in isolated  cases, to fall from grace ai-d indulge in bad habits, just as some  men will become thieves or opium  fiends, but all crows, like all men,  may not necessarily be bad, or  merit the gibbet becaute of the misdemeanors of these few, and we say  to - those uninformed individuals  Who will ory "bang   him,"   to   re-  d^nJU^oA it r  ^fiC /t/lttt/  become thoroughly-convinced a,s to  the nature of the bulk of food consumed by the despised crow! This  can only be done by dissecting and  examining the stomachsof many individuals. The number of injurious  insects and amount of garbage found  as against the amount of "egg"  matter, will surprise some of the  ''down with them" gentry. Of  course, there is no doubt that if  these birds get too plentiful in,/ a  neighborhood a judicious thinning  out-uill be beneficial. -Any bird  may become a nuisance if allowed  to increase abnormally,>,but if these  crows are exterminated, Vancouver  looses her, best, insect destroyers,  and undoes, at one act, one of the  'wisest pieces of legislation the ever  enacted.     , '    *'    ' '  A   SAD   MISTAKE.  Through  Unfortunate Error One of  the St. Joseph's Night Nurses  Met Death Yesterday.  , "-n  We regret having to chronicle the  death of  Miss   Amos   formerly   a  nurse in the Cumberland hospital'  and a niece ot Mr T.1 Cairn's of Co*,  mox, which occurred at St. Joseph'sc  hospital, Victoria, oh the 11th Aug..  On'.receipt of the sad1 news Mr  '.CairWleft. "immediately for s Vic-  ,toria. . .  ' A very regrettable mistake or-  curred at St. Joseph's hospital yesterday through which one of .tho  tiained nurses. Miss Amos, met her  death. L .-  Yesterday morning she was feeling unwell and decided to try calo--  mel for relief. Through an unfortunate mistake she obtained morphine instead and had taken it before the error was detected. Immediately the effect of the poison  apserted iteelf and the discovery  was made that morphine had been  taken. Dr O. M. Jones was summoned and subsequeutly Drs. F  Hall and Hart were called in.  Every means known to medical  science for cases of this ,sort were  resorted to but without avail, and  despite the persistent battle put up  by the trio of medical men, the patient giew gradually worse, expiring about midnight last night.  The coroner and police were notified and the iuquest will be held  tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at  the police court.  The nurse whose career was sadly  terminated under such deplorable  circumstances was on the night  staff. She was a native of Scotland, and had been in the hospital  several years. She was about 30  years oi age.  In an institution where the greatest precaution is taken with regard  to the dispensing of drugs,' this  fatal occurrence is particularly  painful, and casts a gloorn. over the  entire place, where the late nurse  was highly esteemed.  iShe was a splendid/ nurse, resourceful, patien.t, arid  considerate,  held by her sister nurses was shared  by patients and members of the  profession with whom she came in  contact.   r , ,  ' -    <  The/mistake' is   one   which   is  quite understood by those qualified  to speak authoratively, as calomel  in powder is understood to   bear . a  strong resemblance to the fatal drug  which ended Miss AinosMife.'  She is said to have ' taken   five  7 t  grains, less than a fifth   of   which  would have been an ordinary ^mor-  ' '        '< ,-' -       ,   '  phihe dose.      Miss  Amos   has, a  younger sjster resident in this city.  ���������Times. ,'' '"'<-���������  After hearing all' the evidence  obtainable, a coroner's'jury yester-.,  day returned a verdict .to" the-effect  that the death of Miss Maty Auios  night nurse at St. Joseph's hospital;  was accidental: that she took rnor-  phia'iri mistake for calomel., " The  evidence showed the death to have  been purely accidental, and an  accident for whichlno one could\be  held in any way-responsible. , The  rules of thv hospital prohibit any  of the nurses having pcison in their  po������seS8ion, but it seems that Miss  -Amon received Konde calomel and'  some morphia froth a' nurse, K who_  had recently left Hhe  hospital and  > --   ..''<���������:    ; ;-, ���������,   ir f.^ ,,.f  wUh~whonrshe was oh""the- most  friendly terms. Both' are white  powder?, but dissimilar in fact,  when she went to the, sister in  charge of the \ pharmacy, for an  ant dote, show that the nurse took  the morphia believing that it was  calomel��������� she said she h*d taken  the morphia in mistake. The sisters, doctors and Miss Lena Amos,  a sister of the deceased, said that  the unfortunate young woman had  no troubles, that she was of a jovial  disposition, and Dr. Hart, the coroner, who was per-onally acquainted with her. spoke in the highest  terms of her. She had been at the  hospital for two years; and was reliable and considered one of the  best nurses in the institution. Antidotes were administered as soon  as the mistake was discouered, and  Dr. Jones was called, and arrived  very shortly afterwards. He was  later joined by Drs. F. Hall and  Hart, and every effort was made to  save the life of the nurpe, the doctors working on her until late Sunday night, when she passed away.���������  Colonist.  The   funeral of   the  late   Miss  Amos took place at Victoria on the  morning of Aug. loth, at 10:45,  from the parlors of the B.C, Funeral  and Furnishing Co.j and at 11 alta.  srom the Roman Catholic. Gather  dral, Rev. Father Althoff conduct*-  ing the religious services:  Following close upon the death  of Miss Amos in Victoria comes  that of Mr Joseph Weiler of the  firm of Weiler Bros. Deceased had  been a sufferer from insommnia for  some time and is supposed to have  tak$������ an overdose of some  sleeping  Btrain their blind dislike until they j and the regard in   which   she   was j ^^    He was one of Victoria's  Q.TT-A.iLiXTir .  OOTT2TTS..  in  BREAD  FLAVOR and MOISTURE  ^      ABE  THE ESSENTIALS   ,  Ours is becoming noted for these Qualities.  STEAM or   PAN  LOAVES  a  Specialty   CAMPBELLS*, Dunsmuir Ave!  >-*   /  ������<  i<  <<  <������  2   Foot, 5c per yard  , ;3; " 8c.  4 ioc  6    "   isc: " ,  Fencing Wire from 5c. to 5 3-4C, per lb.  Bailing;0     ; ���������V    //    ,.,       5:;3-4C  3-8 Coil Chain ,        ���������    ..     7 %������.      ^ -.,���������,  ''"' Navvy Wheelbarrows,. $2.sp/eaoh^":::^r  <<  ^tl .<  most popular and active business  men, and his sudden death cast a  gloom over the'city; Besides three  brothers, an aged   mother   is   left,  who is almost prostrated with grief.  *  "        -L- 1^1: _   ���������    ,  LOCALS.  A fire.in Chinatown Friday creai-  ed a little excitment for.a time!  Several shacks  were burnt.  'Hot we:-ther friends ai Moore's.-  }Try them   \ .-  ,    * \ ~"    ���������'  \   %  -The J.rStevens Arms & Tool Co:,,  of Ohicopee Falls, Mass., are offer-  ing to distribute the sum of $500  to the 60  young   persons   sending  them before October l,the 60 best-  targets made *ith   Stevens   Rifles  . The "prizes range from $60 to $5.  Send them 10 cents in stamps and  state the calibre of your rifle and  they will mail 12 official targets  and conditions of the contest.���������  Please mention this paper.  " Befoie purchasing a wheel any- I  where else call and   see   the   fine  stock at the Magnet Store.  Admirmal Beaumont, former  Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific  Squadron, but now in command on  the Australian station, has been  created an ordinary member of the  second-class of Knight Commander  of the Most Distinguished Order of  St. Michael and St. George. The  honor is the result of the vifit of  their Royal Highnesses the Duke  and Duchess of Cornwall and York  to Australia.  Miss Musterd, daughter of Mr W.  C. Musters of Dove House, Ashbourne, Eng., and who at one time  resided on the farm now owned by  Mr Geo. Grieve,' was married in  Victoria at the residence of her  foster mother, Mrs Warner, to Mr  A. W. Currie of the firm of S. Mat-  son^ Mk Currie's mother died  many years ago at Co_mox and is  buried in the English cemetery  at  Sandwick.  .'"'������������������ ���������������������������  '  : PERSON AX..  Mrs Piket is home again after a  fortnight's sojourn in Victoria.  Mr T; Home and wife returned  by AVednesday's train, also Mrs  Williams from Dawson who is visiting Mrs Kilpatrick.  HALLWAY   BUMOR  ���������u f *  r~ - t '���������*��������� r 14)  Vancouver,. Aug.   12���������(Special)),  ���������John Hendry, chairman of1 the)  projected Vancouver,   New  'VVest-  ,minster,N<,rthern  & Yukon/ rail-*  way, is reporttd to have" said, that-J  operations will commence on   this-  railway as soon as rights  to enter  Vancouver and- Westminster have J  been obtained.    An engineer is be-,]  ing sent out at once on^preliminaryi  r -" "    ���������" ,V, - ������ r; *��������� ������������������.  J  - work.'   The road has-been financed'  * and all that'is beihg-'waited forfitf'  permission to( operaxe in  tlie  bitiesi  mentioned.    The part of .the ���������> linei  from Vancouver on to the Alaskar  boundary waits until  the ? govern-  ments   are   again    interviewed.���������  Colonist.  ��������� Died at������Hospital���������Francis Fred.^  Viles, aged 29-years, and  a native^  ���������  of Somersetshire, Eng., died Friday!  at the Royal Jubilee hospital;.   His!  funeral will take place, this   after-J  noon from the parlors   of   W.   J^  Hanna, Douglas street.   * The Revj  Mr Fraser will conduct the services.]  Win. Viles, brother of deceased, ar-;  rived last evening from Vancouver^  to attend the funeral.    Colonist.  The late Mr Viles was a resident!  of Comox some 5 or 6 years ago.  Don't forget the garden   fete'  Mr Bridges' farm on Aug.c 22rid.  FOR SALE  Twenty splendid breeding  Ewes  Apply to JOHN K. URQUHART<  nsroT'xoiE.  Until further notice, on and afte^  August 1st 1901, sprii kling oi  watering gardens, or premises, fror  water mains will not be allowefl  after 9, a.m., under penalty of hav<  ing the water turned off and a.<charge]  of $2.00 made for turning on agaii  Wafer may be used for gardening^  purposes before 9la.m.  in morning  and from 7.to 9 p. m.  in   evening^  No hose or tap to be allowed to run  all night, or water will be shut ofi  No water to   be   used from" hy^  drants for any purpose except   ex^l  tinguishing fires.  Any person found using watei  from any other persons faucets wilJ  be prosecuted.  GEORGE STEVENS,  Mgr. Cumberland Water Works^  \i ���������


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