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Array _fc___S____  ������,==3*B<a3^;������iiffgigffffig  il    '���������  ft'  I'  III.  fe\u II      rlss m\ \  FOB,  yottk  JOE PRINTING  Give us a Trial,   we -  do Good Work at ;  REASONABLE  PRICES.  SIXTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND. B C      SATURDAY DEC.  ioth., 1808  ������'  i:  in .  _i ','  tp.  |U>?  tly"  - Espimait 1, Hanaiio. Sy.  _������e!*<x     "--_._  ������w.  iee-  ,  Steamship  City  of., Nanaimo will   sail  as  ,    follow*, calling at way  ports ab freight and  passengers may offw.  Leave Victoria for Nanaimo  Tuesday 7 a.m.  *{   Nanaimo for Comox,  Wednesday 7 a.m.  ' ���������    Comox for Nanaimo  ,   ��������� Friday 8 a.m  <4 i    Nanaimo for Victoria,  Saturday 7 a.m*  ���������-FOR Freight  tickets   and Staterooms apply on board,  GEO. Ij. COURTNEY,  ,   Trafiice Manager.  O.H.FECHNER  I  LEADING   BARBER  .-. and  Tj^2ZIX)__I3__-,_S_:IST  Keeps a  Large   Stock  of Fire Arms.   Amuni-  tion    and'' Sporting  Goods   of - all   descrip-������  tions.  Cumberland,'   ��������� B.  C  c  j\ ir,, j_v_:o������iSo3S  - General Teaming Powdet  Oil, Etc., Hauled, Wood  in Blocks" Furnished,.  SCAVENGER  WORK DONE  J. A. tarthew  "ARCHITECT",anri Bt'ILDER.  "CUMBERLAND,   B. C.  INSURANCE.  I am agent  for the  following  reliable  companies:  The Royal Insurance Company.  The London and Lancashire.  James Abrams.  Farms for   Sale.  $1200 ��������� 200  acres;  $300���������20; $2500���������  _4 acres; $800���������40   acres;   $6000���������1200;  $2500���������80; $2000���������20 :icres;'$25oo���������loo  acres; $1000���������20 acres; $1200���������10 acres;  $1200���������80 acres; $600���������50 acres; $13800  ���������460 acres; $2500���������760 acres; $800���������80  acres;   $1200���������900   acres;     $2170���������217  acres; $720���������24 acres.   They are in California, 150 miles south of the Oregon line  in a valley  five  miles wide at  east  end  ind tapering to a point fifteen miles west  through which a large creek flows; on the  "runk line railioad connecting   Sin Francisco and Portland-   Tlie market is good.  Farm products always bring the  highest  price.    Best natural roads in the world���������  never muddy.   Near  many  go'd  mines.  Elevation,   500  ieet;    yearly  raintall   36  inches, plenty  of wood;   water   is   pure,  soft and cold;   no   alkali;    no   chills, no  Jung trouble,   nor   rheumatism;   seldom  anv snow   ever   falls.    Crops   never fail.  Coldest weather 24 degrees above ze:o���������  no cold winters, no sunstroke; no muddy  streets; no cyclones, hunicancs or floods.  No  better  climate   can Do  found.    The  products are flowers of every  kind,   fig';,  peaches, peftrs, piunes,   p'ums,*. cherrie-i,  almonds,  walnuts,   raisins,   grapes of all  varieties;   wheat, barley,   rye, oats,  hogs,  sheep, chickens, etc.  The best of soc'uty:  schools  are  first-class.    Congregational,  U.B., and Baptist  Churches.    The peo  pie are   white,   wide awake,   generous-  highest  type   of   American   citizenship  There is no government or  railroad land  there; no farms for rent.  We have an agent in the town to show  these places free of charge, who will'also  furnish abstract with ehch sale showing  clear title. For circulars containing  maps and full information address the  proprietor of this paper.  ������ia_aag___>w������������A_���������_wi_e__3  ssiilL  H   M. S. LEANDER'S  Variety  and   Combination,  Co.  Manager, Mr. VV. R. Rogers, C. T. I.  A Grand Entertainment  will be given by  the above on'Thursday next  DECEMBER   15, 1898.  ��������� K. of P.   rial!, Comox.���������  Consisting of Songs, Dances, Recitation,  Comedies, and Sketches.  Cutlass Exhibition by the crew,' Rifle and  Sword-bayonet  Exetcise Dy the  Royal Marines.  "This entertainment met with  great  success at the A. O. U. W. Hall,  Victoria!  Admission 25 cts.   Reserve'seats 50 cts.  Lightning programme concluding  , with  Giand Tableau'  "Brittania."  DANCE TO FOLLOW.  Doors open at 7 p. m.- Commence 7:30  sharp. Tickets and programmes may be  had at the Lome and Elk Hotels and  Sailors Rest, also on board H. M'. S.  Leander, or at the door.  CONCERT and   DANCE  Proceeds   toward   starting    Library   in  1    Comox School.    ,,      ,  ���������  K.  of P.   Hall ' . .  Dec." 14,   '98  By pupils of Comox  School assisted  by  '   Local and Victoria talent.  Concert 7:30 p. m., Dance at conclusion.  Admission to both, 25 cents. "  Xmas   Tree  ���������at the���������  II  mwjm  CHUN  Ail)  TUESDAY E VESTING   '���������  0  DEC. 26tli.  All arew<  slcome.  1  NOTICE .      .   ���������  1 1^ Janet Gleason.pf City of Cumberland in province of Br'itishColumbia, here  bvgive notice that I intend to apply at the  next regular sitting of the Board of Li  censing Commissioners in and for the  City ol Cumberland to be held on the 15th  day of December 1898 for a license to  sell by retail wines, spirits, beer, and other fermented or intoxicating liquors on  the premises known as the " New Eng-  lan Restaurant " situated on Dunmuirs  Avenue, upon Lot 3 block III, City of  Cumb rland aforesaid.  Dated at City of Cumberland, Nov.   12  1898.  Janet Gleason.'  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP.  Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore subsisting between  tbe undersigned, carrying on business  under the firm name of McPhee & Moore  was, by mutual consem, dissolved on the  14th of November 189S, the Courtenay |  business of the late firm will be carried  on by Mr. Joseph McPhee, to whom all  accounts due there are lobe piid. the  Cumberland business will be cirried on  by 'Mr. C, J. Moore, to whom accounts  due the firm there are required to be  paid.  JOSEPH McPHEE,  C.   [   MOORE.  Nov. 25th, 1898  jj ^T?xrvA-^T������u.nwouMi^a(c   w_;_i_rtK������__������j������ei__iairw������^  i hlEr".  ���������tu������. ���������cr _r  <   l i IU. ������  You can \  secure bim  before he ruins your  health aud sends you tu  an un  timely grave by using  Lambert's Syrup of  Duuglas Pine.  It cures all Coughs, Cold*,  and 'L-.i Giippe. \  Druggists foil it..  Price 25 cents a bottle. \  ~~������������������ I-  WHARF.- BUDGE  T.  Dec. 7th.���������Tlie day .was bright ,and  warm. The gleam ol the writers,'shinning through the forest lined beach as 1  approached the wharf, was very pleasant,  and the boom of the Impcriuse's guns  followed by tall columns of water where  the shot hit, was truly'enlivening.  I noticed there was more coke,on hand  than usual, but was told the Transfer h.id  gone to Victoria to  take down _ number  of empties.   ,When  it returns  there will  "be plenty of coke to ship.  The Glory of the Seas is still .waiting  to load but is expected to be ready to  sta^ on Sunday for San Faancisco.  Miss Dalby,'school l mistress, , left last  week and will spend a few days as the  guest of the Cowie's at Fanny Bay. Up-  oa enquiry of one I met, a Mr. McLellan  or McKinnon from "Nanaimo, Victoria or  Salt Spring Island is the new teacher.  What delightful uncertainty !  '     ENTETAINMENT.  1  - Not to be behind hand ol other places  the people here h_ve determined to properly, celebrate Xmas. Their first meeting was held Nov. 15th, to formulate  plans, when the following officers and  committees were selected-  Officers.���������Chairmm," John Cook;  secretary, Mrs. J^)nes.  Financial Committee.���������Mr. Gibson,  Mrs. Shaw, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Marshall,  Mr. Cook, Miss Horn.  Tree a'n'd Decoration Committed.  ���������Messrs. Cook, ��������� Gibson, ' Mesdames  Drew-, Marshall,'Miss Rush worth.  Program Committ-ek���������Miss Work,  Mr. Gibson, Miss- Rush worth/ Will Har-  * <  wood. "'" '  *  Refreshment , <���������' Committee.���������Mes-  daimes Jones-and Duprce.   _-  'Reception Committee.���������Mr. Gibson; Mes'dames*Marsha"!!'and Jones;   .  ~,-  The entertainment, will be held on  Friday evening, December 23d, at Mr.  Brown's large Boarding'-'House,' where  the rooms are ample-fon'a.big gathering  The entertainment will be followed by a  dance.  MARRIED.  MlLLARD-ROY.���������At the City of Van  couver on December 5th, H. P. Millard,  M.D., and Miss Margaret Roy, both of  Comox, were united in marriage at tbe  Presbyterian Manse, the Rev. E. D.  McLaren officiating. Dr. and Mrs.  Millard returned on the City of Nanaimo  on Wednesday, and will reside in Courtenay, where the doctor has a fine and  increasing practice. , 'Dr. Millard has  some business which 'requires his attention, a few days, after which they will  visit the East, leaving on Friday, the 30th  mst.  The News joins with others in extending its congratulations and wishing them  much happiness.  RECOLLECTIONS   OF THE LATE  E.   ROLLINGS.  Comox, Dec. 7, 1S9S.  Editor News:���������Mr. E.   Rollings was  j  an old pioneer,    I first met  him in   rSoj  mending   gum    boots  in   Carriboo.     lie  had a claim on Sugar Creek.   Afterwards  he lived in Victoria where   he woiked for  Jesse Cooper for a number of years.     He'  removed to Wellington  and   from there  came to Comox,   where  he   conducted  a  boot and shoe business.    While   here he  marriad the widow   of James   Wilcox of  Victoria, who lived happily with him   until his demise.     He was a native of Lin-  clon, England,  and   much   respected   by  his neighbors   and   all who   knew    hint.  He   was 79 at   his   death,   two   months  younger than the Queen.  Yours truly,  .Samuel J. Cliffe.  THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR.    ���������$���������   -4>   4-"J  '4-   -������������������   WORLD-WIDE CIRCULATION.;  Twenty Pages; Weekly; Illustrated. >  Indispensable to_MinwgJAen,        >  ITHEEE DOXLAKS PER YEAR. POSTPAID. <  6/VMPLE COPIES FREE. S  Oil  MINING AHD SCIENTIFIC PRE  ���������Market St.,   San Francisco, Cal  Countv Court & Court of Revision  and Appeal  A Court of Revision .and Appeal under  the Assessment Act 1888 and amend  ments will be held at Court House, Cumberland, ������n Dec. 15th at tbe hour of 10  o' clock a. m. Also a Sitting ot the  County Court same date.  William Mitchell.  Government Agent. ;  SALE OF WORK.'  The Wiilma Workers will hold a small  sale of work in ihe Little Hall it Sandwick, on Monday, Dec. 12th. Doors  open at 4 o'clock. Aprons, Fancy Goods,  Dolls, etc. There will be games in the  evening, and a pleasant social time.  Refreshments will be sold at from   10   to  25 cents.  No charge for admission.  _Tew Custom. Forms.  Mr. Geo. Rue, Colleucor of Cu.-rtoi.n8. has  received ofSoial notification of aovaial important changes in the wintry procecduce of  merchandise encored for customs duty. 'The  Customs Department wir,h the alleged intention of malting, the entry' proceedure  ca-iior and simpler, has determined lo make  a complete revolution in the form of oatha  required to be made by tho importer, , and  also by the exporter at the, place of shipment or mauufacture. There is a pretty  clear indication that the change has the  double purpose or obtaining more reliable  values of. the imported articles and thus insure the more equitable payment of custom  duties. '  The following is a brief outline of the  principal alterations, and which, will come  into operation with the opening of tho' year  1399, af:er which , the ,present forms of  oaths cannot be accepted :  Under the, form of oath at present required to be mu.de by importers on making  entry of goods, importers have to swear  that the invoice presented at customs exhibits the fair market value-of the goods for  home consumption in fcb.3 country whence  exported, which is the standard of value for  duty purposes in Canada, while in many  cases the invoices are based upon special export prices, aud do not represent the fair  market value. To meet such cases, and to  make the oath fairer to the importer, it has,  beon deemed advisable to make a change iu  tho form. Under tbe new form, the importer will be required to declare that trie  invoice pre&cntea at customs fairly represents the transaction, and that the value  shown on the eutry [not on the   invoice] ex-  ^ ' -t  hibiijo the fiir market value   of   the ' goods  whet sold - for  home   consumption   in   the-  , ... - ^..  country of export. Importers being required to endev their goods at the value a-i  sold in the country of export, it is of course  neced3ary for them to declaie that such  value is the value they have stated in the  entry.  The department, in addition to  this,   has  prescribed a new form of   certificate   to   be  made by exporters  on   their   invoices.    At  present all the exporter has to do is to write  the   words "certified correct"   on   the   invoice and subscribe   to   them.    Under   the  new regulation he will be required  to  certify thaii the iuvoice ia true, and  correcn.   and  that where there h a difference be'.vveeu any  of the prices shown therein   and the   ordinary credit prices at which the same  articles  are now sold bona iide by   the   exporter   in  like quantity and condition   for   consumption in the couutry   of   export,    the   latter  prices are shown on   the   margin   or   else-  wh< re   on   the   invoices.    This   certiiicate  does, uoc apply to goods sold for  entry   un-  d-tr t'-.e preferential   tariff   until   otherwise  .^i.ti r.- J, nor does it apply to gooda not   he-  n;^ inerchaninsv, free good*, or  gocrls   _,ub-  jeut for a 3poc:lie duty.    Is is  intended   to  ���������joirui into operation   on   .January   1,    IfOJ.  It wouki he r/oll for business   men   to   take  eognizvico of this und draw the   matter   ^o  the attention of the foreign merchants   from  wli-m th������y purchase, so as to   ensure   compliance with    the   requirements.    The   de-  clar.\'.ion required to 1>������ made by the owner,  importe" or consignee   of   goods   iu   cases  wi-.ovo the cutry is mado   by   .vn   :igeut   of  nr.uh owaer, importer or oonR;guoe h;ia been  abolished.    All the new   o ith* ' and    ('orms  c-'Uif. into oneratioo on January 1, 189������.  VISITING   STORES  AND   SHOPS.  A visit   to thp   siores and shops   indicates the interests in Xmas.       -' '  At the "Big Store" they' appear to  be  making   no special  Xmas display,'' but if  you wish to make  any  useful  present it \  ..would be well to look here,  At Cheap John's the windows are filled  with an attractive display of things especially pleasing toi children, and here  you can find most anything to please'  them; also by stepping inside there are a* "  variety of articles from a fine watch to'  musical instruments to be had.  For some' nice jewelry.or fine watches.  call at Stoddart's.    He can  furnish'.you '  anything in that line-.  The window of D. Anthony  is  an' ex- '  hibit one can not pa������s by  without a look  at���������quite artistic.        ' /  The "Doll  Window"  at  Moore's  is'a^  pleasing sight..   Here are dolls  fat, dolls  little, dolls big, dolls to suit any little girl.  In the "mate" window is.a fine display of; ,  canned goods. .',*_"  ,  T. D.1 McLean's is , always   a   favorite "'  place to buy Xmas presents.   ' There are '  nice bonks here, albums, jewelry, musical ,-'  instruments, toys,' etc. .    ^        ,,  And there' is   Peacey's.    You   should-  , not complete your purchases   for ' Xmas ';,_'  without a visit here.    Xmas cards, calen- ,,'  .d'ars in-pleaising designs, books elegantly'  bound, standard, and  the   latest,   manicures, toilet articles,"- perfumes,   pictures, ���������  fancy things,- ete'.' . j.[  And if youf are' a   married   man   you.  might buy   your wife   a   new   range   at '  Tarbell's.  And you must   not   forget   Stevenson "/  & Co's. ' Here are silks, dress and? waist,-.'  patterns, etc.    A view  of   the   elegantly ' '7_-i_'!:yj|  draped   window,  will   sho .v you1 tasteful I --"' ��������� '^"'il  .goods and invite you.  to   an   inspection.   * ���������    "'^'r  So step right in .and   if  you   don't   see-  what you want, just ask,for it.    ,       t"  If "you are searching for anything in '  the line'of millinery, go to Mrs. Ostran .'  de'r's', who is' here ' to remain ' and" ,will?-  show you something worth possessing.,"  %i?l  *. _  t?i  *!���������:������������������',���������  -:-"ti  --,  --VV*  --u  ~*7i  *  r-ii  <r  ������.,'  Vv-f  -"S  '��������� >.ti  - i't*  1  v  *,  ^'4  Christmas goods at Bargain Prices,  at Cheap John's  LATEST BY WIRE.  V!  Call early and avoid the .ru������h.  Chonn John.  HaBKMMLIUU rtttlg������M"W������g*MJBIC  the Sth. ;n->  The Creamery.  At the farmers' meeting at Courtenay on  a'C'iminiutfcC was ani ointed  to visit all tbo i'annerp and ascertain how  many oo-vs t ey w-nld contract to supply  milk for the proposed creamery. As the  farmers had expressed a desire for a stock  company, it is understood Mr. Dunsmuir  had offer.-:d to take 40 per cent of the stock,  aud aid them hi every way in hi* power.  SPAIN AND THE U. S. AGREE.  Paris, Dec. 7���������The treaty between the  United States and Spain has been agreed  upon.    Nothing remains but its engross-  ��������� lS _____  ing before beiny signed. The request by  the Americans for a c >aling station m  he Caroline Islands'was not granted.  ANOTHER HEAD FALLS.  Victoria, Dec. S���������F. S. Roper, Inspector, under the  Contageous  Diseases Act  has been dismissed.    His successor  has  not yet been named.  CROWS NEST   PASS RAILWAY. '  OPENED.  Nelson, B. C,   Dec.   8.���������The   formal  opening of the Crow's nest pass Railway  took place to-day and the event was prop  'erly celebrated by an excursion ov-r the  line to which the C. P. R. mvited the  members of thc City Council and other  officir.ls.  MURDER AND SUICIDE.  Ciarkeville, Tenn. Dec. 8.��������� City mai>  shall, A. D. Bryant, was.shot in the back  of the head three times this morning and  instantly killed while seated in the tele- .  graph office here. The murderer was a  boy named McCall. McCall fled to his  home and committed suicide by Uking  morphine. The cause alleged for the  murder was that McCall was arrested by  Bryant last Saturday for drunkeness.  GERMAN DEMANDSOK CHINA.  Pekin, Dec. 8.���������The German jiijnister  has demanded of the Chinese officials-  that the German missionay lotely mil-  treated in the province of Wawan, shall  be escorted through the district by Chinese officials and be shown special hon  ors and the one responsible .for the out_  rage be degraded.  L.\URIER  TO  VISIT US  It is understood that Sir Wilfred Lau-  rier will visit the west next summer and  will go as far as the Pacifnc Coast.  ;;c  *1  "r  Ii  I  ������;  Is  in  41:1 DETECTIVE'S DAIiaHTEK j*J  OR THE  V>      <   Bv tlie author of " A "Woman's      _._,  vjv1 "   Crime," "The Missing ^1?  Vy*. Diamond," etc. *       A _,  ���������<AV ���������iV ���������_> *"iV <lV Va> <aV <i> *i> ^AV ���������iV *iV *t>  Ten minutes; her letter was delivered,  was being answered, perhaps���������fifteen,  how slowly tho moments were going���������  twenty; what if ho should return too  soon? Instinctively sho placed hor hand  upon tho pocket holding tho littlo pistol.  Twenty-five miutes; what ii' hor messenger should fail her;-1 And that card had  clearly stated "oilico hours, three to livo. "  Twenty-six; oh, how slow���������twenty-  seven; had *tho clock stopped? no;���������  twonr.y-eight���������nine���������half an hour.  Where was Honry?  She felt a giddiness creeping over hor;  how close tlio air was. Hor nerves wore  at their utmost tension ; another strain  upon tho sharply strung chords would  overcome her. , She felt this vaguely. If  she should be baffled now! She could  take fresh heart, could nerve herself  anew, if aid came to her, but if he  should come sho feared, in hor now half-  frenzied condition, to he alone, she was so  strangely nervous, so weak 1  How plainly she saw it, tho face of  Clarence Vaughau. Oh, it was a good  face! When she saw it again sho could  rest. She had not felt it,before, but sho  did need rest sorely. -  Thirty-live minutes,���������oh, thcy'had been  hours,to her; weary, weary time !  How many a sad watcher has rocki n id  the flying moments as crcoping hours,  while sitting lonely, with heavy eyes,  trembling frame and heart almost bursting with its weight of suspense���������waiting.  Forty minutes���������and a footstep in thc  passage! Her heart almost stoppod beating.    It was Henry."  "I had to wait, as he was busy with a  patient," said he, apologetically, handing her the letter she desired.  .Madeline   tore   open tho missive   with  eager lingers, and read:  Miss Madelino W. :  Thank you for your faith in me. I  will meet you at tho place and time appointed. Do not   fail   me. . Respectfully,  C.  Yaughan.  .  She drew a long breach of relief.    '      .  "Thank you, Honry.  Now I'shall leave  this place;' promise mo   that you will not  toll your master   where I went, or   how-  Will you promise?"  "Iwill. miss," said thc man, earnestly.    "Is this all I can do?"  "If you would be my true friend���������if I  might trust you, Homy���������I would ask  more of you. But I should ask you to  work against your master. Ho has  wronged me cruelly, and I need a friend  who can serve mo as you can quite easily.  I should not command you as a servant,  but ask you to aid mu as a truo friend,  for I think your heart is whiter than his.''  And Henry was won. Starting forward, ho exclaimed:  "Ho treats me as if I were a dog; and  you as if I were whito and a gentleman !  liot me bo your servant, and I will be  vory faithful; tell mo what I can do." .'  "Thank you, Henry; I will trust you.  To-morrow, at noon, call at Dr. Vau-  ghan's office and ho will tell you where  you can find mo. Then come to me.  You can servo mo best; by remaining  with your master, at present; and I will  try, after I have left this place, to reward  you as you deserve. "  "I will obey you, mistress," said the  dolighted servant. "I shall bo elacl to  servo where I can hear a kind word. And  I shall bo glad to help you settle accounts  with him. I will be thero to-morrow, no  fear for me.''  She turned, and put on her wrappings  wliih a feeling of exultation. He would  como soon, smiling and .triumphant, and  ahe would not bo there ! Ho should fret  and wonder, question and search, but  when they mot again the power should  be on her side.  She turned to the waiting servant, saying: lam ready, Henry."  Ho opened the door as if for a princess.  Beforo Madelino had lifted hor foot from  the carpet, her eyes became riveted upon  tho.open doorway. ..'<���������'  There, smiling and insouciant, stood  Lucian. Davlin!     .  Madeline stood Iiko ono in a nightmare,  motionless and speechless. Again, and  more powerfully, came over.her senses  that insidious, creeping faintness; that  sickoniug of body and soul together.  It was not tho situation aloue, hazardous as it certainly was, which filled her  with this shuddering terror; it was tho  feeling that vitality had almost exhausted itself. She suddenly realized tho  moaning of tho awful lethargy that seemed benumbing hor faculties. Tho "last  straw" was now weighing, her down,  and, standing muto and motionless, sho  was putting forth all hor will power to  comprehend tho situation, grasp' aud  master it.  Like a dark stono image, Henry stood,  his hand upon tho open door, his eyes  fastened upon the man blocking tlio. way.  Davlin, whose first thought had been,  that, the opon door was to welcome his  approach, realized in an instant as he  gazed upon Madelino, that he was about  to be defied. Thero was no mistaking tlie  expression of tho face, so white and set.  He elevated his eyebrows in an elaborate  display of astonishment.  "Justin-time, I should sny, " removing his hat with mock courtesy, and  stepping across the threshold. "Not  going out without an escort, my dear?  Surely not. Really, I owe a debt of  gratitude to my fvlonds down town, for  boring 3210 so insufferably, else I should  have missed you, I fnar. "  2so answer; no change on thc faco or  attitude of tho girl before him.  "CInso that   door, sir,    and take   yourself off," ho said, turning to Henry.  Remembering   her   words,    "You  can  serve me best here,"   Henry bowed with  unusual humility, and went out. "  "I don't, think she is afraid of him."  he muttered, as he went down the tall;  "anyb'ow, I won't be far away, in case  sho needs me."  Lucian Davlin folded his arms with  insolent grace, and leaning lazily against  the closed door, gazed, with his wicked  half smile upon the pale girl before him.  Thu������? for a few moments they laced  each other, without a word. At length,  she broke tho silence. Advancing a step,  fhe looked him full in the lace and said,  in a calm, even tone:  "Opon that door, sir, and let me pass."  "Phew���������w���������w!" no half whistled, half  ejaculated, opening'.wide his insolent  eyos. "How she commands us; like a  iitile empress, by Jove! Might' tho  humblest of your adorers bo permitted  to ask where you were going, most regal  lady?" * r  "Not back to the homo I left for the  sake of a gambler and roue," she said  bitterly.  "Oh." thought he," "she has just got  her ideas awakened on this subject; believed me tho soul of honor, and nil that.  Only a small matter this, after all."  "Don't call hard names, little  woman," he said aloud. "T'm not such  a very bad man, after all. By the'way, 3  shouldn't have thought it exactly' in  your line, to order up my servant for examination in my absence."  "I am not indebted to your servant for  my knowledge concerning you, sir. I  wish to leave this placa; stand asido and  let me pass. "���������  Tlie red flush had returned to her  cheeks, tho dangerous sparkle to her  eyes; her courage and' spirits roso in response to his sneering pleasantries. Her  nerves were tempered like steel. Ho little dreamed' of the courage, strength and  power   she could pit against him.  He dropped one hand carelessly, and  inserted it jauntily in his pecker.  "Zounds; but you look like a little,  t?srress," he exclaimed, admiringly.  "Really, rage becomes you vastly, but  it's wearisome, after all, my dear. So  drop high tragedy, like a sensible girl,  and tell mo what is the meaning of this  new  freak." v  "I will .tell you this, sir: I shall leave  this place 'now, and I wish never to see  your faco again. Where I go is no con-  corn of yours. Why I go. I leave to your  own imagination."  "Bravo; what a little actress yon  would make! But now for a display of  my histrionic talents. Leave this place,  against my will, you can not; and 1 wish  to seo your face often, for many days to  como. Where .you go I must go, too;  and why you go, is because of a prudish  scruple that has no place in the world  you and I will live in."  "Tho world you live in is not large  enough for me too, Lucian Davlin. And  you and I part, now and forever."  ."Not so fast, littlo one, " he answered,  in his softest, most persuasive tone.  "See, I am the samo lover you pledged  yourself to only yesterday. I adore you  tbo same as thon; I desire to make you  happy just tlie same. You havo put a  deep gulf between yourself and your  home ; you can not go back ; you would  go out from here to meet a worse fate, to  fall into worse hands. Come, dear, put  off that frown."  Ho mado a gesturo as if to draw her  to him. She sprang away, and placing  herself at a distance, looked at him over  abroad, low-backed chair, saying:  "Not a stop nearer mo, sir, and not  another word of your sophistry. I will  not remain here. Do <��������� you understand  me?   I will not!"  Lucian dragged a chair near the door,  and throwing himself lazily into it, surveyed the" onraged girl with a look of  mingled astonishment, amusemont, and  annoyance.  "Really, this is rather hard on a fellow's patience, my lady. Not a step  nearer the door, my dear; and no more  defiance, if you please. You perceive I  temper my tragedy with a little politeness,"   ho   added,   paronthetically.      "I  the block. Turning in his promenade,  his ear was greetod by a pistol shot.  Could it be from that building? Ir  sounded from there, certainly. It was  now live minutes past the time appointed ; could.it be there was loul play;  He paused at the foot'of the stairs ir-  resol ute.  Suddenly .there was a rush cf feet ard  Henry came flying clown, tho whites of  his eyes looking as if they would never  resume their natural proportions.  Clarence intercepted the man as he  essayed to pass evidently without having  seen him.  *'Oh sir!���������Oh, (lector come right upstairs, quick, sir,"' he exclaimed.  "Was that   shot from here, my "man?"  inquired Doctor Yaughan,   as he followed up tbe stairs.  "Yes, sir," hurrying on.  "Any   people   in the   building  besides  your master and the lady?"  "No, sir; hot at this time. This way,  sir."  ' Ho threw open tho door and stepport  back. Entering the room, this is what  Clarence Yaughan saw:  Lying upon tho floor in a pool of  blood., tho splendid' form of Lucian  Davlin, one arm ��������� dripping tho rod life  fluid, tho other clasping close the form  of a beautlfill girl. His eyes wore closed  and his faco . pallid as the dead. The  eyes of tho girl were staring wide and  set, hor faco expressing unutterable fear  and horror, every muscle- rigid as if in a  struggle still. One hand was clenched,  aud thrown out as if to ward off that  death-like grasp, while the ohter clutched a pistol, still warm and smelling of  powder. ' '   '  Jfc was tho work of a moment to stop  the flow of blood, and restore the wounded man to consciousness. But lirst ho had  removed the insensible girl from Diivlin's  grasp, laid her upon a bed in the inner  room. and. removing the fatal weapon  from her hand, instructed Henry how to  appiy tho remedies" a skilful'surgeon has  always about him, especially in the city.  At the first sure symptoms of slowly  returning life, Doctor Vaughan summoned Henry to look after his master, whom  he left with rather unprofessional alacrity, to attoud to the fair patient in  whoso welfare lie felt so much interest.  As he bent over the still unconscious  girl, his face was shadowed with troubled  thought. She was in no common, faint,  and feeling fully assured what tho result  would bo, ho almost feared to seo the first  fluttering roturn of life.  At last a shudder'agitafcod her form,  and looking up with just a gleam of  recognition, she passen into another  swoon, thence to another. Through long  weary- hours she only opened her eyes  to close them, blinded with' tho vision ot  unutterabio woe; aud so the long night-  wore away.  Dr. Vaughan had given brief, stern  orders, in accordance with which Lucian  Davlin had en trusted his wound to another surgeon for dressing, and thon,  still in obedience to orders, had swallowed a   soothing   potion   and betaken him-  shall leave" the* lady and the promises entirely In your hands, as soon as the crisis  has passed. Then, as my presonce might  not prove beneficial, while I carry this  arm in a sling, at least, I will run down  to the country for a few days. My man,  here, is entirely at your disposal. Don't  spare any pains to pull her through  safely, doctor. I will look in again at  noon."  Ho rose, and went softly out of the  room, the, doctor having answered him  only by a nod of assent.  "Zounds, how weak I feel," ho ejaculated. "I hopo tho girl won't die. Anyhow, I have no notion of figuring at a  death-bed scene. So I'll just keep myself  out of tho way until tho thing is decided.  Then, I'll run down and lot Cora coddle  me up a bit. I can explain my wounded  arm as the result of a littlo affair at the  card-fcable."  Noon came, and slowly, slowly, stern  Death relaxed his grasp upon tho miserable girl, for Death, Iiko man, finds no  satisfaction in claiming willing victims,  Slowly tho lifo fluttered back to hor  heart; and because Death had yielded  her up, and to retain it would bo to lose  her life, reason forsook her.  Under the watchful caro of tho skilled  nurae, and the ministrations of tho  young physician, she uow lay tossiug in  the delirium of fever.  Nothing worsa to fear, for days at  loast, reportod the doctor. So the afternoon train bore Lucian Davlin away  from tho city and his victim, to seek repose and diversion In tho society of his  comrade, Cora.  "Sho will come out of this now, I'  think," ho muttered. "Then���������Oh 1 I'll  tamo your proud spirit-yet, my lady! I  would not give you up now for half a  million." ,  -  1 And he meant it  will not permit you to leave mc;   do you  hear me?   I will not?"  His tone of aggressive mockery was  maddening to the desperato girl. It lent  her a fresh, last impulse of wild, defiant-  enorgy. There was not the shadow of  fear in her mind or heart now. The rush  of outraged feeling took full possession  of her, and, for a second, deprived hor of  all power of speech or action. In an-  othor instant sho stood before him, her  eyes blazing with wrath, and in her  hand, steadfast and surely aimed, a biny  pitsol���������his pistol, that ho had taught her  to load and aim not two short hours before!  He was not a coward, this -man; and  rage at. being thtis baffled and placed at  a disadvantage by his own weapon,  drove all the mockery from his faco.  Ho gave a sudden   bound.  There was a flash, a sharp report, and  Lucian Davlin reeled for a moment, his  right, arm hanging helpless and bleeding. Only for a moment, for as tlio girl  sprang past him, ho wheeled about, seized her with his strong left; arm, and  holding hor close to him in a vice-like  clutch, hissod, while the ghastly paleness caused by tho flowing blood ovor-  spruatl his face:  "Little demon! I will kill you before  I will lose you now! jfou���������shall���������not���������  osca���������''  A deathly faintness overcame him, and  he fell heavily ; still clasping the girl,  now senseless Iiko himself.  Hearing tho pistol shot, and almost  simultaneously a heavy fall, Honry hurried through the long passage and threw  open the door. Oi.e glance sufficed, and  then ho rushed down the stairs in frantic  haste.  Meanti-me, Clarence Yaughan, punctual to the tisie appointed, had driven  rapidly to tho spot- designated by Madeline. He was about to alight from tho  carriage, when ho drew back suddenly,  and sat in tho shadow as a man passed  up the street.  It was Lucian Davlin, and ho entered  the building bearing the number Madeline had given in her note.  Instantly Yaughan comprehended the  situation. She had sent for aid in this  man's absence, and his roturn might  frustrate her plans. Pondering upon the  best course to pursuo, ho descended from  the   carriage,   and   paced the  length   of  self to other apartments.  Henry had summoned a1 trusty nurse  well known to Clarence Vaughan, to  assist him at the bedside of Madeline.  In tho gray of morning, .pallid and interesting, with his arm in a sling, Lucian re-appeared in the sick room. Evidently ho had not employed all of tho  intervening time in slumber, for his  course of action, seemed to have beon  fully matured.  "Sho won't be able to leave hero for  many days, I should fancy?" he half  inquired, in a low tone, sinking languidly into a sleepy-hollow, commanding a  view of the face of the patient, and the  back of tho physi cian.  "Not alive," was tho brief but significant answer.  "Not alivo! Great heavens, doctor,  don't tell mo that my miserable accident  will cost thc little girl her lifo!"  "Ah ! your accident: how was that?"  bending over Madeline.  "Why, you see," explained Davlin,  "she picked up thc pistol, and not being  acquainted with tho use of fire-arms, desired to investigate under my instructions. Having loaded it, explaining the  process by illustration, she, being timid,'  begged me to put it up. Laughing at her  fear, I was about to obey, when moving  around carelessly, my hand came in contact with that chair, sotting tho thing  off. Tho sight O.J my bleeding arm  frightened her so that I saw sho was  about to faint. As I caught her, I myself lost consciousness, and we fell together. But how will she come out,  doctor? toll me that; poor little  girl!"  "She will come out from this trance  swoon, to die almost immediately, or to  pass through a-fever- stage that may result fatally later. Her bodily condition  is ono of unusual prostration from  fatigue, ahd evidently sho has been sustaining somo undue excitement for a  considerable time. "  "Beon travelling, and pretty well tired  out with ths journey. That, I suppose,  taken with this pistol affair���������-but tell  mc, doctor, what she will need, so that I  may attend to it immediately."  "If sho is living at noon," said Dr.  Vaughan, reflectively, "it will be out of  the question to remove hor from here,  without risking her Hi'.;, for weeks to  come. If she comes out of this, and you  will leave her in my hands, I will, wish  tho aid of this good woman, " nodding  toward the nurse, "undertake tp pull  her through. It will be necessary that  sho have perfect quiet, and sees no face  that might in any manner excite her,'  during her illness and convalescence."  Davlin mused for a rew moments before making answer. He did not care  to excite remark by calling in unnecessary attendants. Dr. Vaughan he  knew by,reputation was a skilful physician. As well trust him as another, he  thought, and it rras no part of his plan  to lot this girl die if skill could save her.  In answer to his natural inquiry as to  how the doctor was so speadily on the  spot when needed, Henry had truthfully  replied that he knew the medical man by  sight, and that, fortunately he was passing when he ran down to tho street for  assistance Davlin was further convinced that he, Henry, knew nothing save  that the young lady rang for him to show  her out, and he, acoording to orders,  had obeyed.  "Well,   sir,"   Davlin   said, at last,   "I  [To be Continued.]  NAUTICAL TERMS.  Boln������T   Some   Up to  Date   Definitions For  Busy Keaders.  Tho offing���������A place where ships do a  great deal of lying.  Alongshore���������>Au extended strotch of  beach.  Spanish fleet���������A mythical aggregation.   Used in a humorous sense.  Latitude���������Something given by higher  authority to American admirals and  commodores.  Spauisb gunner���������An aimless and generally worthless fellow.  Conning tower���������Tbo placo whero the  captain studies navigation.  Blockade���������A scheme for ..'putting seaside communities on a low diet. -  Transports���������Stationary vessels.  A rear admiral���������Cue who goes ahead.  ��������� Morro Castle���������A  generic   term   for  American naval targets.  Torpedo boat���������A terror that never  takes shape.  Continuous cannonading���������An affection of the aural appendages frequently  noticed along tho Atlantic seaboard. ,  Spanish victory���������A new expression  meaning fairy talo.���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  News From the Bxllville Brlsade.  All tho boys arc well, but the company has lost the "joker" from the  euchre deck, and we are compelled to  use tbe deuce of spades.  ��������� We had a sham battle for dinner yesterday and dress parade for dessert.  We are promised alligator steak foi  Buppor.  This is tough.-  Send all the newspapers you can.  There is a well authenticated ������rumor  here that tho United States is fighting  Spain, and we want to know more  about it.  Remember us in your prayers and  incidentally your purses.  Wo expect to move at any *imc, as a  regiment of local creditors is bearing  down on us.���������Atlanta Constitution.  That Man.  A good story is told cf a busy man  who leaves his home early in the morning and gets back after dark and rarely  sees his children. Ono morning be  found that his little boy bad got up before him and was playing outside the  house.  He told him to go in, but the boy  would not, so his father cuffed him.and  went on to.work. Tho boy went in crying, aud his mother asked him what  waa the matter.  "Man bib me," said the boy.  "What map?" said his mother.  "The man that stays here on Son-  days."���������New York World.  Taken at Hi3 Word.  Officer (to new servant)���������Murphy, J  hayo left my mess boots out this morning. . I want them eoled.  Private Murphy���������Very good, sor.  Officer (later in the day)���������Did you  take those boots, Murphy?  Private Murphy (feeling in his pocket  and putting on the table 18 pence)���������  Yes, sor, and that's all I could get for  them. The corporal who bought them  said he would have given 2 shillings  had it been pay day. (Collapse cf officer.)���������Bangor News.  Extreme Caution.  "I caught myself just in time this  morning, "exclaimed Mr. Meekton. "1  came very near annoying Henrietta  quite severely."  "By some remark?"  "No, I started to whistle 'The Girl I  Left Behind Me,' but stopped before she  could recognize it."  "She dislikes the tune, then?"  "I don't know that she dislikes the  trine. But 1 am sure Henrietta would  resent any insinuation that the girl was  not away in the lead, no matter what  the occasion might be     ���������  MERRY MOMENTS.  Significance. 1  D������ sun go slidin down de wes\  Do moon gits big, an de day gits less,  An do lights dat shine on de mountain lin������  Make a combination supprisin fine,  JFoh do sun is red,  , ''An dc clouds dat spread  'Cross do lonesome star is white,  Ah de sky is blue.  Honey, tell me true,  Kin you guess dat riddle right? .  De worl' is roun*. so de big book say;  Dem colors keep a-trabblin jes' dat way. ,  Dar isn't a spot dat dey'll ebber skip,  An dey'll staht right in foh anuddah trip.  Do sun is red,  An dc cloud dat spread.  'Cross do lonesome star is white,  An do sky -is b.'ae.  Honey, tell me true,  Kin you guess dat riddle right?        , .  ���������Washington Star.  '   Prolonued A|;ony.  "Agnow was   dreadfully   embarrassed  last night." .  4' What was tho trouble?"  "You know how horribly ho stutters  over words with the letter 'in' in them?  Well, ho mado up an excellent war gag'  and sprung it-for tho first time last night.  But, say, it took, him exactly nine minutes to explain the point." ',  ''Gracious!    What was tho hitch?''  "It all turned on tho words, 'Remember,  the Maine.' "���������-Cleveland Plain Dealor.  Not OJcctinjf.,    .  "I don't know but I am a littlo sorry  for you, my friend," said tho surgeon,  who had opened what seemed to be a tumor on the shoulder of the patient and extracted a bullet of tho vintage of 1863. "If  you have been drawing a pension all these  years on account of that bullet, you can't  do so any moro."  "That's all right, doc," responded the  grizzled,veteran. "I'vo got no kick coming. I'm making that bullet pay your  bill."���������Chicago Tribune., ,    '���������  ,   I������oor,Girl! ;  I'm nfraid they will forgot mo  In tlio thunder of tho guns;  My voice will pipo unheeded  'Mid tho cheers of freedom's sons:  And I, who once.was greeted  With ontliusiiismgrcat, n  Won't win a single mention '    ��������� '  As tho sweet girl graduate.!  It is herd to bo forgotten  Whero your .sisters onco did rule.  1 tako no pride in essays,  I scorn my gown ol* uillo.  For who will caro to hear mo  As of Kcmimcnt I prate?    ���������  It's an off year for tho glory  Of tho sweet girl graduate  ���������Cleveland Plain Doalor.  ISusineHs Tactics.  "See if you can find out what's ���������mado  them guys so popular all of- a sudden,"  the rival museum.mauager ordered his assistant. r . ������    '  "I'vo found out," said tho hireling after  investigation. "They dressed up-ono of  tho supes as a soldier and then had him  get, in a light with the doorkeeper 'causo  he wouldn't tako no money for his ml mission. "���������Cincinnati "Enquirer. "  Captured tlio First Thing.  He���������If you wcro in my place,- what  would you do about,enlisting?  She���������Oh, I'd never think of it. I���������I  should have some consideration for tho  feelings of���������of thoso who would be���������bo  lonely and���������sorry if I went.  When ho started for the front next day,  it was with the hope that sho would forgot all about their engagement bei'oro ho  returned.���������Cleveland Leader.  Iron Round.  "I'll never smoke tobacco;  It is a filthy weed.  I'll never put it hi my mouth,"  Said littlo Robert Heed.  That oath was never broken  All tho timo ho waa aiivc,  For ho smoked cigars tho price of which  Was exactly two for livo.    ���������Vim.  Wolseley In Canada.  "It is interesting to recall tho circumstance," says the London Chronicle, "that  there was some thought of making Colonel Wolseley, as he then was, lieutenant  governor of Manitoba, the new Canadian  province, in which ho suppressed the Red  River rebellion more than a quarter of a-  century ago. But the idea was not carried  into effect.  " Fort Garry, from which the rebels fled  on tho approach of Colonel Wolseley, has  now developed into thc flourishing city of  Winnipeg, the metropolis of Manitoba.  Various relics of Wolseley's march from  Fort William to Fort Garry are still shown  to tourists in that quarter of Canada."  According to the New England Historical Genealogical society, only 29 families  that came to New England from Great  Britain were entitled to bring armorial  bearings with them.,  AFTER  THE STORM.  The storm  tossed, slender maple boughs arei  bonding     .  Beneath their  weight of ceaseless dripping  pearls,  And down upon tho unprotected tree tops  The lightning's brazen hand its death bolt  hurls.  Hushed    is   the    merry    trill   of   woodland  thrushes,  The drowsy murmur of tho mountain rills,  And, pealing far above tho.plash of raindrops,  The rumbling echo of the thunder thrills.  Sway to and fro, O graceful, supple tree tops���������  . Graceful while still   the tempests round you  roar!  Break and crash on, O mighty bursts of thunder,  And die away upon the distant shore 1  The gentle hand  that  guides  his. children's  footsteps  And bled upon the cross of agony  Is his who rides upon the rushing tempest  And plants his footsteps on the angry sea.  Hushed is the restless patter of the raindrops,  The gloomy clouds are drifting far away,  And from the western sky a shaft of glery  Shines forth the splendor of the dying day  The level rays have lit the dripping rain pear'..  And hung a rainbow in the eastern sky.  O heart, after the storm shall come the sun  shine 1  Be patient!   Peace shall abide; discord shall  die!  ���������Hattie Preston Rider in Good Housekeeping.  1.1  _  V, ������1  >'������  (���������;'���������  I  _ f, '  THE CUMBERLAND TJEWS  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  , Protecting1 Canadian Goods.  The issue of the Adelaide (South  Australia) Advertiser for June 14th,  .���������just received, gives the particulars of a  trial which proves that even in that far  away country the Dr. Williams' Medi-  c'.ne~Co. is as active in defending its  rights an'd protecting the public against  'the schemes of the substituters and  counterfeiters as it is here at home in  Canada. In The trial in question Frank  Ashley aud William Smith were shown  foliave been engaged in offering a substitute for Dr. Williams Pink Pills,  claiming that "the substitute was' the  same as that justly celebrated medicine. Both men were placed under arrest  on a, charge  of obtaining  money  -under false pretence and conspiring'to  defraud the public, and evidence was  heard before the , Chief Justice of the  Criminal Court. The defendants' law-  yer'made a strong light in their behalf,  but in spite of this the jury, after a  short absence from the court returned a  verdict  of guilty in  both  cases.    The  " Chief Justice deferred sentence until  the close of the sittings. ' In addressing  the jury, however, the learned judge  spoito? very stronglj7, concerning the  evils of substitution and the dangers to  ^the victim  that  may,' ensuo from this  [nefarious and  too common practice.���������  | Toronto Globe.  .1 ������������������ '    .  TOLD  BY  THE CIRCUS  MAN.  Monuments Are Heavy.'  "Bill says he's goin to make a brave  dash in the army, an 'that ef he gits kilt  he'll be a hero, an the gover'ment'll  give him a monument, with a hoss rearin  on it an women holdin oats to.hirn, "  said the old man, "but the trouble 'bout  these monuments is they're -purty  heavy, an once they gits a man down  they keeps him thar so blame long!"���������  Atlanta Constitution.  > _ Little Trick of  the Clown's, That Used  'j ' to Please the People Mightily.  "Some of the feats and tricks of one sort  and another performed in shows chat look  no wonderful," said the old circus man,  "arc really as simple as rolling off a log  if you only know how they are dono. We  used^to have a clown at onc time who was  also a very good' acrobat, and he was humorous in his antics as well as in his  speech, and everybody liked him: He always wore a black mustache, with the  | ends neatly waxed and corkscrewed, and  [.one of thc funniest things ho did depended  for its success on these waxed cutis of his  mustache.  "After an unusually intricate piece of  foolery that called for a good deal of exertion ho would pause, panting, in the ring  and turn to thc ringmaster.  " 'Well, I'd give a dollar and a quarter,'  he would say to the ringmaster, 'for a bot-  Olo of soda water.'  "'Wliy,   you   shall   have  a  bottle  for  nothing,'   the   ringmaster   says,   and   ho  .������ends a groom for a bottle of soda water.  1 who comes back in a minute with a bottle  and a glass on a tray.  /" 'But whore's tho corkscrew?', the  ', clown asks," picking up the bottle and  holding it up clear of the tray ahd looking  all around on it. 'There's no corkscrew.'  ^ " 'What's the matter with your mustache for a corkscrew?' says the ringmaster, the wholo audience looking on perfectly still, and before you could think the  clown would swing tho bottle up with the  cork against the point of ono end of his  mustache���������ho'd practiced that so that ho  never missed it���������and drive it on to the  point and then in almost die samo motion  ���������there was never any halt in the action  from tho beginning to tho end of the  whole thing���������he'd begin turning thc bottle on to his mustache until the point was  buried in the cork, and then he'd give the  bottle a yank and pull it free and carry it  to his lips and drink, leaving the cork impaled on tho end of his mustache. Ho'd  drink half the soda water, toss the bottlo  at tho ringmaster, have the cork off his  mustache in a jiffy and toss that at the  groom, standing there waiting with thc  tray, and then turn a cart wheel while tho  whole audience doubled up with laughter  Why, it used to tickle 'em half to death.  "And it was all done in tho simplest,  easiest way in thc world. Tho two waxed  ends wero really two corkscrew tips pro-  | jecting out beyond his mustacho and join-  . ing under it in a good stout holder firmly  "held between the teeth."���������New York Sun.  One on Him.     . '  Uncle Andrew had been quizzing  6-year-old Edith and enjoying her  bright replies. "Editli, " said he, "how  would you like to have your hair gray?"  With a quick glance at his bald head  with its fringe of gray hair she chuckled  and replied,'"I shouldn't care much  what color it was as long as I had  some."���������Brooklyn Life.  An Ontario Farmer Rescued ly Paine _  Celery Compound  Wdixs & I-tlCirAKDSOX _o.,  ' f  Gentlemen:���������It is with very great  pleasure that I testify to the value of  your great medicine, Paine's Celery  Compound. For nearly two years I  ���������suffered from indigestion and kidnoj'  and'liver troubles. After trying several' medicines that did not effect a  cure, I decided to try your compound.  Before using it I was so low in health  that-1 could not eat or sleep. I could  not lie in bed owing to pain in rny  back, and it was only by resting on my  elbows and knees that I was, enabled to  obtain a slight degree of ease. .Before  I had fully taken one bottle of your  medicine I began to improve. I have  now taken in all fourteen bottles with  grand results. I am a farmer and am  now working every day. I am a living  witness to the worth of Paine's Celery  Compound.  Yours sincerely,  G. J. SMYE,  . Sheffield, Out:  Nature's Stiver Works.  The process^by which nature forms  such accumulations of silver is very  interesting. r K   (  It must be remembered , that the'  earth's crust is full of water, which  percolates everywhere through the  rocks, making solutions of elements obtained from them. These chemical solutions take up small particles of the precious metal which they find scattered  hero and there.    ,  ' Sometimes the solutions in question,  aro hot, the water having got so far  down as to be set boiling by tho internal heat of the globe. Then they rush  upward, picking up the bits of metal  as they go. Naturally heat assists the  performance of this operation. Now  and then the streams thus formed, perpetually flowing hither and thither below ground, pass through tho cracks or  cavities in the rocks, where they deposit their loads of silver.  This is kept up for a great length of  time, perhaps thousands of years, until  the fissures of the pocket aro filled up.  Crannies permeating the stony mass in  every direction may become filled with  the metal, or occasionally a chamber  may be stored' full of it, as if a myriad  hands were fetching the treasure from  all sides and hiding away a future bonanza for some lucky prospector to discover.���������Pearson's Weekly.  k  A French statistician has calculated  that to shoo tho wholo population of the  earth, so far as known, the following  number of animals would bo required  yearly: Cattle, 345.8S1,3S4; goats, 90,084,-  G4S; sheep, 25,482,000; horses,'80.520,000,  and kangaroos, 25,000,000.  TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAT.  Take Laxative Brorno Quinine Tablets.   All  druggists refund the money if it fails to cure.  Eate can tie  can knit it.  uickcure  a  knot, but   only folly  hes\_.  Sores,  Cuts, Bruises, Burns, etc.  Conceit is superior  and jealousies.  to  smaJl  envies  Excessive water drinkine causes obesity.  G RON  "My little boy, aged 7 years and  15 months, was a victim of Scrofula on  the face, which all the doctors said was  incurable. To tell the truth he was so  bad that I could not bear to look at him.  At last I tried a bottle of Burdock Blood  Bitters, and before it was half used he  was gaining, and by the time he had  three bottles used he was completely  cured. I cannot say too much in recommendation of B.B.B. to all who suffer as  he did." JOSEPH P. LABELLE, Mani-  wake P.O., Que.  There can be no question about  it.    Burdock Blood Bitters has no>  equal  for  the cure of Sores and  Ulcers  of the  most  chronic and  nature.  C. C. Richards & Co.  Dear Sirs:���������I have used MINARD'S  LINDIENT in my stable for over a year  consider it the very best for horse  I   can   get,   and   strongly recom-  1 Geo. Hough,  Livery Stables, Quebec.  '  and  flesh  mend  Travellers  Should always carry with  them a bottle of Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry.  Yes, said the veteran mind reader, I  cm'read a woman's mind, but don't  oreteuci to understand it.  Ask for Minard's Liniment and ta_e no other  It is possible  much of a good  seldom do.  of course, to  getj too  thing, but most of us  The change of food and water to whieh  those who travel are subject, often produces an attack of Diarrhoea, which is as  unpleasant and discomforting as it may  be dangerous. A bottle of Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry in your grip  is a guarantee of safety. ' On the first in-'  dication of Cramps, Colic, Diarrhoea or  Dysentery, a few doses will promptly  check further advance of these diseases.  It is an old, reliable remedy, with  over forty years' of  cures to its credit,  whose merit is recognized everywhere  and one that the doctors recommend in'  preference to all  others.  Sold by medicine  dealers   everywhere  at   35c.    a , bottle.  Always insist on the genuine, as many  of the  imitations are highly dangerous.  "DRINK  HAEL."  Sho pledged the Roman in a costly draft,  That   tierce Egyptian   queen, and   yet Bhe  ,  threw  Only a pearl into the cup she quaffed���������  A palo, cold, tasteless pearl.    When I pledge  you,  T'll cast the love I bear you in the wine.  "Dnuk hael," I'll say, "inf,tins poor cup of  mine I (  Drink hael, dear lovel   Would that I could  pour '       .  My soul into the cup for you-to drink  And with that wine your fainting heart restore I  Drank hael, dear love���������drink haell   The cup,  1 think  Though all   too   poor,   holds somothing else  than wine, "  _  So drink, dear love,   from this poor cup of  minel"        ' " '<���������  -   ���������Argosy.'  HIS  INNING.   "  Rejected Once With   Scorn, He Returned  Well Able to Gloat.  Thc natty young man looked at the aged  banker.  "I'm"afraid you do not remember mej"  ho said, with a smile. -  The banker' squirmed uneasily. Old  recollections were tugging at his memory  strings.  "lam sorry to say that I do not fully  recall you," he hesitatingly replied.  "Let mo refresh your memory," said  the young man. On the seventh day of  September, 1895, you kicked me through  that doorway and down the outside stairs.''  The aged banker turned pale.  ,l'I���������I remember," he stammered.  0 "Yes," said the young man. "I thought  you would recall it. I had asked you for  your daughter's hand. You harshly repulsed mo. You callod mo a designing  pauper. You jumped on mo and flung me  out. Do you remember thoso pleasant do-  tails?"  "Yes, yes," groaned the banker as he<  looked at the card tho youth had just  handed him.  "Of courso you do," said the young  man. "You are not as senile as you look.  I see you recognize tho name on tho card.  You know it is that of the smartest operator on tho street. Yes, sir, tho pauper  target for your boot is now a treble millionaire. In this little valise I have securities to thc valuo of ������400,000. By the  way, is tho * rumor true that your bank is  toppling?"  "It is too true," groaned the banker.  "And would ������400,000 help you"���������  "Yes, yes!" cried the aged man.  "And how is your lovely daughter?"  "She is well!" shouted the banker.  "And unmarried?"  "Still unmarried!" shrieked the old  man.  "Then," said tho youth as ho calmly  picked up his handbag,' 'give her my compliments and tell her to expect cards of  invitation for ray approaching marriage  with tho Harlem heiress, Miss Van Damm.  That's all, old boy. Good day. No, you  needn't show me out���������I, ha, ha, know the  way!"  Ho was gone with tho handbag, and  the banker fell back on the velvet fautouil  and cursed his unfortuate quickness of  foot.���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  big  Za-  _eep Minard's Liniment, in tas House.  $f Life is a crazy-quilt arrangement in  flesh, and blood.  malignant  Throug-h  its  powerful blood purifying- properties, it gets at the source of disease and completely  eradicates it from  the system.  Minard's Liniment is used Uy Physicians.  Elderly gentlemen seem  to  penchant for youngerly ladies.  have a  Minard's,Liniment tne Merman's Friend.  "What does it profit a man to set an  alarm clock to wake him at 4 p.m. if,  when the thing goes off, he only  smashes the clock to pieces and goes to  sleep again.  Use Vapors of guickeure  for Throat Troubles.  English and Spanish.  I see every little while a certain  sign on the street which reads thus_, '  patos and Sombreros."  This is tho sign of a Cuban gentleman  who deals in hats and shoes. It is easy to  understand why shoes aro zapatos and  hats are sombreros in Tampa, but' why  should they bo connected with tho English conjunction? This was a mystery until it dawned upon mo that tho thing had  been done by an American sign painter, to  whom the copy, "Zapatos & Sombreros,"  with tho character "&," had boon furnished. He had "spelled out," with the  unexpected polyglot result. But tho Chinamen whoso signs run thus, "Hop Sing,  Tren do Lavado," aro moro consistent in  their Spanish. So aro tho milk carts in  Ybor City, which bear only tho Avords,  "Leche Fresca." And yet, strango to say,  all the beer saloons in town sell just  "beer."  One wonders whether there is no Cuban  equivalent for this term. There is undoubtedly a considerable Cuban consumption of the article.���������Tampa Cor. Boston  Transcript.  BILLIOUS   SPELLS  Always   Promptly  Cured   by  Laxa  Liver Pills.  MRS. W. H. UFFOED, Snow Road, Ontario  writes:  " I was troubled with a Billions Stomach and  dizziness in tne head. I was completely broken  down. Laxa Liver Pills have made me strong  and health-,' and able to go about my household duties."  Laxa Liver Pills cure Constipation, Sick  Headache, Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint.  Every pill guaranteed to act perfectly. Price,  25c a box at all druggists.  OVRIL, LIMITED  MANUFACTURERS OF  BOVRILj   In Tins and Bottles  '      .'/H  JOHNSTON'S FLUID BEEF,  Dessicated and Dried Potatoes and  other Vegetables. 1  SOUP NODULES  And other preparations of condensed  food specially suited for prospectors, sur-'  veyors and explorers, and for  KLONDIKE OUTFITS  ���������t-i  '������������������1  i'ji-y  .London,  E>'������tLAND.  and 27 St. Peter St.,  ' MONTREAL,.  -     ft I  :,A\  ������&_>__:_&_*__������*-:_&_-:-&'_&-&  While there's life there's Sope   ������������������    '' *  Use Richards'Pure I  IT'S THE BEST. 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SP_TX-W_1EKI.Y   HEWS.    OUMBgj^^  \wm  ������_  :Sy  y  ys;  *  THE SflH-WHILT  Elf S.  Cumberland,    B. C.  Issued     Every    Tuesday     and  Saturday.   SATURDAY, PE^"^0^^9g  The rumor that no more mining  claims can be recorded in the Atlin  district until'June next turns out  to be a fiction. A surveyor and an  experienced agent is to be sent up  - there by the government and doubtless every facility will be provided  which can be reasonably expected  for the Atlin miner.  reference to the United States as,a  warning to'Latin Europe that any  aggression by it will result in the  Saxon race becoming a unit in  offensive and defensive measures,���������  an alliance, before which the rest of  ihe world could vainly battle.  Our dispatches show the political  axe is being freely used and heads  are falling. The latest one is that  of Mr. F. S. Roper, velernary surgeon, whose official visits to this  district have made hiai s cquai teJ  with our farmer?. While in the United States they are emerging from  the--spoils system, herein Canada  we are acting upon the Jacksonian  principle of "to the victors belong  the spoils."  The signs of the coming political  battle are multiplying. Of course  it will cost money, but it will  pay. Such contests, bring out  in bold relief the narrowness of  some which finds expression in various ways, but slowly the educating.influence of political battle will  become apparent, and the time  arrive,when noone^will let a difference of political association interfere with business - or social relations.  The magazines���������such as have  been received for December���������are  doing full justice to Christmas by  bright pictorial'aud useful sugges  tion. The frontispiece of The  Ladies' Home Journal (the very  best one of our exchanges) is a joy  to look at, because it conveys the  joyous spirit of Christmas. Frank  Leslie's Popular Monthly gives considerable space to the tiniQlv sub  ject. Doubtless the other monthlies when they arrive, will be found  rich in Xmas stories and illustrations.  The message of President McKin-  ley to Congress on Monday declared  the United States must keep its  pledges with Cuba and permit it to  form a government for itself. Of  course the American army will not  be withdrawn until the -last Spanish soldier has departed, and its  friendly presence no longer required. Nothing was said with reference to the Phillippines for the very  good reason that the treaty with  respect to those islando was not-  then concluded. The message is  especially friendly in its tone towards Great Brit tin  The war cloud appears to be passing, and yet there is cvuse for unrest while Britain continues preparation for���������What ? There must be  something back of what the public  is aware. Fashoda has been vacated. Is it Manchuria now ? Or is  it because Britain iniend-s to hold  her possessions on the'Nih* aud preserving for all time a pra':iic:'J. protectorate over Jfigypt desires to  notifv Europe that she does not.  intend to abandon then? at the  fcehest of France and Russia combined ? There seems something  significant   in   Salisbury's    recent  LO.CAL BRIEFS.  Remember the tchool concert at Cumber-  laud Hall, Dec.   15th.  Mvs..Kilpar.riek left yesterday for a visit  to Vancouver.  Mrs 0. E Masters left yesterday morning for Nauaimo.  See those children's handkerchiefs 25o a  dozen and un, at Stevenson & Co. ���������  There are now���������Thursday--live warships  in Comox harbor, making times lively there.  The school concert will be given on the  evening of Dec.'io'th. Give the youngsters  a big house !  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  Church will hold a Soiree in.the church on  Monday evening, January 2d.  The  Cheapest  House, for ^everything  is  Cheap John's  Mr. Baker, whose name will be forever  connected with that cfc Dexter; paid the  town a flying visit this week.  Those carpets are splendid yalues' at  Stevenson & Co.  SPECIAL NOTICE.���������Will the person  who borrowed Byron's Poems from the  Travelling Library kindly return it to the  News office ?  Robert Grant returned from Victoria  where he went two weeks ago to put his  brother John in the hospital there, under  the care of Dr. Jones.  ��������� ���������W A N'T E D.���������Apprentice for Dross-  m.*Ki������ip Department. Apply tu Mrs. Oair'  at fche'lJ:-.ion Department Store.  Word reached us yesterday that Thos.  Marshall, had"fallcn off the coke bvoiis at  tho wharf and injured himself. Dr. Staples  went down to attend him.  ��������� For Silverware and Toys try  Clvap John  It is unlawful t'o kill a fa**" uud''r 32  aioutha at any time, or a buck or doc from  t������u 15th of December to the 31st of August.  Ducks may be shot, up to March 1st.  Aslrachan Cloths. Cap** and Children,  Coats, at Stevenson & Co.  The Delineator tor December is on our  table, ull of good things. Among the ama  teur photographers about here of which  there are several, the article ou How to  Make'Photography Remunerative, will be  found interesting and iuscruouve.  The new railroad bridge is complete and  only the tressel work on the west Hide of it  remains to be finished to enable cars to pass  over the new track. Later an iron and  steel bridge will take the placo of this one,  but it takes time to erect such bridges.  Word was received at- The News  office yesterday that a sailor off H. M. b.  Icarus, in Comox harbor, was acadently  drowned. Coroner Abrams was also  notified and drove down, in the afternoon  but bad not returned at"9 p.m. last niRht.  Cardigan Jackets for  men  at  Stevenson  & Co.    r       ./"       ������������������ _   . ,"  The barn of John J. R. Miller at Little  River, was destroyed by fire Monday night  of this week, with all its contents, caused  by going into the barn with a pit light, the  hay overhead catching frnm the lamp flame,  audit being impossible to extinguish the  blaze. Unfortunately there was no insur-  ance     Loss nearly  $1,000.  You will find a splendid assortment of  Ladies' hosiery and underwear at Stevenson  &, Co  If an arrangement cau be made, to have  the forecast of the weather wired to tne  News Fridays aud Monday.*, tho isauo of  The N3W3 for tho following days will pub-  lish the same for the benefit of the farmers.  W. W. B. Mclnces, M. P. P. writes us he  will do his best to have this done.  Martin ' Sloger, gave on Thursday  $22.00 to bis friend -to get an order for bim at the post office, in favor of  someone, in Australia. Sloger's reason  for this was, he was busy in the clay time  as a worker in tbe mines. The friend (?)  got a post office order for $".00 and put  the other $20.00 in his pocket. The $2.00  order he then changed to $22.00, which  he gave to Sloger. The friend ieft Friday on thc-steamcr before his   "peculiar"  acti6n was discovered.   NOTICE.  It, is proposed to organize a Checker Club  provided an adequate interest is shown.  Therefore any gentleman acquainted with  the game of checkers and who would like to  join such a jjub, is requested to notify Mr.  C. O. Wsstwood personally, or by mail during the week ending Dee. 17th.  STj_ri>A"_- services  "TRINITY CHURCH.���������Services in;  ihe evening. Rev. J. X. Willemar,  rector.  '    METHODIST CHURCH.-Services  at the usual hours morning and evening  -Epworth   League meets   at the close   of  evening service.   Sunday School at 2:30.  Rkv. W. Hicks, pastor.  ST GEORGE'S PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH.���������Services at 11 a.m. and  7 p. 111. Sunday School at 2:30. Y. 1.  S C. E.' meets at the close of evening  service.    Rev. \V.  C.   Dodds, pastor.  CORPORATION CITY of CUMBERLAND  ELECTION BY-LAW 1 898.  Whereas it is expedient to pass a bydaw  to regulate those v. ho are qualified to vnte  for mayor aud aldermen at the election to  be held on the first Saturday in January  ] SSW, provided that more than the numbe  repuisite be nominated on the Saturday previous.  Therefore the Municipal Council of Cumberland enacts as follows: ,  The following persona shall he entitled to  vote in the City of Cumberland for mayor  and aldermen or commissioners iu any ward  in which they may be registered; bub it shalr"  DlSSOLUTION   OF   PARTNERSHIP.  We     the   undersigned,    members J not be lawful for  any   person  to   vote   for  ' _ . v ...      _.. . _.    _  .;..,.;������������������n���������ct   or.   mnrn   limn   tine  of tho firm carrying on business as  druggists in the Cityi of Cumberland, B. C. under the style of A. H.  Peacev & Co. do hereby certify that  tlie paid partnership'.wns on "the  11th day of November 1898, dissolved by mutual consent. All indebtedness to the late firm will be  paid to A. H.-Peacev, who will pay  all accounts against it. He \\ih  carry on the business of druggist in  the old stand.  A. H.'PEACBY  ROBT. LAWRENCE  NOTICE  OF AN APPLICATION FOR   TRANSFER   OF  A LICENCE TO SELL' LIQUOR  ��������� Notice is herebv'given that an application in writing has been   duly  deposited  with G.F.Drabble and H.P. Colhs, Esqrs  two o'f her Majesty's Justices ol tbe Peice.  foi the transfer of licence to Robert   Gra  ham for thc sale of liquor, by ��������� retail at the  premises known   as, '.'..Cp'urtenay House  situate at Courtenay  in   the   District   ot  Comox,.and being on Lot 19   of    Lewis s  subdivision of Section 14-111 tbe said D.s-  trict, unto Archibald   H.    McCallum,   01  Courtenav.    And that the  said   application .for the said transfer of such    license  will be made at the next   sitting   of   the  Licensing Court m and for tbe said   District, to be holden on   the   15th   day   of  December 1898. . ' '     -  Dated the 31st day of October 189b.  R013ERT GRAHAM.       ���������  -AGNES E. GRAHAM  NOTICE  .Notice is hereby givon that I, the under-  signed, John Wilson, intend to petition tho  Iiicensiug Uo-rs of the District of Nelsou^at  its next silting to bo holden on th������ loth  day of December 1S9S, for a license for tlie  safe of liquors by retaib at- the premi-  aes-known as the Wilson House, situated  on part 1-2 acre 8. W. fractional 1,-2 of N  W. 1-4 of section 32 township 1 Ncison D-������-  trior, bein_< in that  part   known  as   Union  Bay.  Nov. 12, 1S9S.  mayor or commissioners an  moro  than  one  polling place at one aud,the same e ection.  1. A male or female of the lull ago Of  twenty-one years, being a British subject  and not otherwise disqualified, who is assessed for' real propersy within tho municir  pality to the value of not loss  fifty  dollars.  2. Any male or -female of the full ago of  twenty ono years, being a British subject  and not otherwise'disqualified, who has ��������� e-  sided and been a householder in the municipality for the six months immediately preceding the ' fit st Monday, in December In  each year and who pays as such household,  er a rental or rental,value of not less than  sixty dollars a yea', and .who shall have  paid on or before the fhfjcenth day of Decern  ber next preceding the date of tbe annual  election iu each year, ad taxes due by him  or her, and who shall have at the time of  making such payments, applied- to  the city  .-clerk to have his or her name entered as a,  voter, in the ward in which . he or sho is a  .resident householder, and at the sisme time  produced such evidence as to satisfy thesaid  clerk that he or she is a bonalide resident  householder, eutitled to be entered on the  voters' list by virtue of this section, and  ���������who shall have between the fifteenth day of  November, or after the date of such payment and the fifteenth day pf December following, personally delivered to the city  clerk a statutory declaration made or'sub-  scrib.d before a judge, magistrate or notary  public in the form and.to the effect as found  in MiniicipalClauses Act, sec. H00, clause 2  This by-law may be cited for all .purposes  ���������is r.hc City of Cumberland Election By-law  ISflS.  Passed the Minicipal Council the 25th  day of Nevember, A. D., 189S. '   ,  Reconsidered and fiimlly passed the 25th  d*y of November A. D. 1S9S.  Signed and aei.led.Lbe 25th day'of November A D. 1S9S.  '    Signed, Lewis Mounce, mayor  Signed L. W. Niinus, City Clerk.  Gordon Murdock,  Third St.        Union, B.C.  Black smith ���������inG'"  in all its branches,  and Wagons neatly Repai red���������������_________,  Eggs,  Vegetables. '.  Having secured the Harrigan ranch  I   am   prepared   to   deliver    aily  pure   fresh mi lie,   fresh eggs, and.  vegetables, in,Union-and Cumber-'  ��������� ._  land,    A   share   of- patronage   is     jl  solicited. a       "_  ���������   JAMES RE ID.  ���������������������������_��������� *������������������������ ia������4_������irjMC* wm*  John Wilson"  :p:j=ao_r:Essio_^j_.___,  YARWOOD  fit    YOUNG.  BARKLSTERS and SOLICITORS    .  Corner of Bastion and Commercial  Streets, Nauaimo, B. C.  Branch Okiick, Third Street andDunamuir  Avenue, B. C. ' "   . <.  Will be in Union the-3rd   Wednesday  of ''  each month and remain ten days.  ' i '~ ' i     " :<  ������M^naaM^HKa������a������uMaa������������������������ab������nMM0MHMaiME������aMOT������������HiHHMMMMH_ni  HARRISON P., MILLARD, ';  Physician, ���������  Surgeon   and   Accoucheur.  Offices : Willard Block, Cumberland  Couktenay House, Courtenay.   .'-;>  Eours of Consultation:   Cumberland, lO.to  12 a. m. Tuesdays and Fridays.  '  ' 'Courtenay, 7 to 9  A. M. AND P. M.   , ,  , ���������.^   i  COMOX DIRECTORY.  H. C. I/UCAS,, Proprietor, COMOX  BAKERY, Comox, B. C.  C O UKTEN AY  Directory.   .  COURTENAY  HOUSE,    A.   H.   McCallum, Proprietor.      '       ;  RIVERSIDE   HOTEL,   J. J.'  Grant,  1    Proprietor. r '       ^  GEORGE    B.    LEIGHTON, ,   Black   *  smith, and Carriage Maker.      : >;  Society     Cards.'  W^Ktf'iTS:  NOTICE.    .  NOTICE is hereby giveu that application  will be made to tne Parliament   of   Canada,  at its next session, for an Act  to   incorporate the   PacihVuud   Yukon   Railway   and  Navigation   Conn, an}, for  the   purpose-   o*  coustrucii:i������ a runway from a   point   at   or  n*-ar Pj raand FarVur, near   tho   head   ot  Lynn Canal, or fn>m a point on or near  tho  International   Boundary   between    Canada  and the United Mtaica of America in tho  vicinity of Lyun Ck_.I,   theiice   through   tbe  Chiicat   __so, i.!:.:uoe to Daltoa's- Post,    on  the   AUsk River, and th nee by    thc   best  feasible route to a point below  Fcve   Finger  Rapids on the Lewea River ;,. with power to  vary the route as may   be   necessary or advisable ; also   widi power   to   receive from  the Government of Canada or other corporations or persons'grants of land   or   money  or other assistance in aid of,the construction  of the work; to build telegraph   aud   telephone lines ; to exercise niining   rights   anu  powers;   to   construct   roads,     tramways,  wharves, milis and other   works   necessary  for the company ; to charter vessels for  ihe  same purpose upon the lakes and   rivers   in  or adjacent.to the territory   served by   the  said railway ; to erect and manags   electrical    works    for the   use     and     transmis-  aion     .of      electrical     power,      and  acquire     and       make       use     of    natural  and   other   water   powers    for   that  purpose ; to maintain stores and trading posts ;  and to carry en a milling and amslliny business, including  the  erection    of   saw-mills  and smelters ; also to enter into traffic   and  other arrangements with other railway   and  transportation companies : to   issue preference stock aud bonds,    aud   with   all   such  other powers, rights aud privileges  as   may  be neeessa-y for the purposes of the   under-  taking.  KINGSMILL, SAUNDERS & TORRANCE  Solicitors vou the Applicants.  Dated at Toronto, this 2Sth day of  November, 1SS>S.  agents :y  We pay straight weekly salaries of from  ���������?10 to ������20,-according to ability, for canvassers ou "Life and work of Gladstoue." The  demand for this-viouderfnl book is km-piug  all hands workitiE early and late. The only Canadian and "British work published.  E- dora.td by the Royal Family aud leading  oublic men. A big, cheap book.  BRADLEY-GARRETSON CO., Limited,    .  TORONTO.  WIIIWIWlKMW'll" IIIIIMI ' ''"  AGENTS  Those, handling "War with Spain" are  making inonev. A good share of thc profit  is yours if you ^ke hold.y\; Seven buu.red  pages, two hundred 'illustrations and sells  oheap. -We give'. . big commission; pay  freight, sell on time, and supply outfit free.  BRADLEY-GARRETSON CO.,  Limited,  TORONTO.  'WETTED. ��������� Farmers' sons or other industrious uersons of fair education, to "morn  S40.00 ;���������- month would beau inducement. I  Ci'u'kl also engage a few ladies at their own  homes. -  T. H; LINSCOTT, Torosto-  Hiram Looge No 14 A.F .& A.M.,B.C.R  Courtenay B: C.'-  Lodge meets on every Saturday ,on or  before the full of the moon   ' ft  Visiting Brothers    cordially  requested  to attend. -     .    '  R. S. McConnell,  . Secretary.     ,.  ��������� :  (1  Cumberland   Encampment. ���������*���������  No. 6,   I. O. O. F.,   Union.      .  Meets every altern-ite   Wednesdays ot  each month at 7:y) o'clock p.m.   Visilingl  Brethren cordially invited to attend.  Chas. "Wkyte," Scribe. '  I     O     O.    F.  Union Lodge,   No.    11.   meets   e eryi'  Friday night at 8 o'clock. tVisiting breth  ren cordially invited to attend. ^,  F. A. Anley, R. S.  ���������11  WANTED  Men of force of character, who can furnish horse and rig, for three month*.  Straight salary to right parties. ���������  T. IL LINSCOTT, Toronto.  COME TO  Thk News Office       -  ! with ,  your  printing. Reasonable prices prevail  NOTICE  Any person   or  persons  destroying orj  withholding the kegs andcbarrels  ������f the/  Union Brewery Company Ltd of Nanai-'j  mo, will be prosecuted.    A liberal reward!  will be paid   for  in formation   leading  tol  conviction. n     ��������� f  W.  E. Norns, Sec'yj  f ������Tx  S 21 X-J6-  FOR Sale���������One story anda half dwtvl  in}., "house ot six rooms,' hall, nantrv, etdy  on ea&y terms     Enquire of Jas. Carthe^jj  The best corner business lot in towrj  for sale for a third less than its valuvij  Enquire at News Office.  iifiiSiiffi2  ;__l  P VR7E /"  Delivered  daily by us in  Cumberland  and Union.    Give us a trial.  ELUC-H G-B.ASTT & S03M.  ���������__p^c___vx,a3t  A lady witb her parasol  A passer's optic caught.  He said: "Fray do not mention it,"  But here ! ! ! * + X X ~ + +  1 + 1 + __ is what he thought.  Tlie way to foot comfort  Never  wear  a shoe,  not  even  "Slater"5Eoe," that does not .  friends with your foot  the  1    time it's worn.  ''Slater Shoes" are made  many shapes,as there are forms of feet  "~nrice~kamped on the soie, tag telb  about the leather, Goodyear Welted, $3-5<V*4-5  $5-5o per pair.     Guaranteed by the  Slater Shoe Makers  Catalogue  FREE.  Simon Leiser, Sole Local   Agent,

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