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Array ' iW   *������   i  /-y\v>  %..  0 V s  TENTH, YEAR.  / x  CUMBERLAND; >B.:C. ^WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3,-1902.  CI  THE  Bid  STORE.  *J  __s  GROCERY    DEPARTMENT  XMAS   PUDDINGS  are only made once a  year they should certainly be made of the  Best, Materials. We   have all, the   ingredients  necessary of the VERY BEST QUALITY and at  the .LOWEST PRICES. , We renew pur supply  every week.        ..      ''V.        .*.     - ..   :    . .J      ,./  ������6UNCllUiME__TING;  .\t  <���������<���������(>.  5 per cent. Discount on Groceries.  OUR   DRY vGOODS   DEPARTMENT   IS  PULL  .......OF   USEFUL  XMAS  PRESENTS........:  S< telser # Go;, \si&  Minutes read and adopted. ,  Coin_iu_icatiohs���������From. Hon. J.  H': Turner, Agent-General at London/ desiring lantern slides of resi-  dencesf;-and c public buildings of  Cumberland.; Laid on table. ��������� " i  From Boyd* Burns &JCo., stating  tliatlterins for'hose anthother sup-  ��������� 1^.      - ' ���������'' 1  plies.^was 60 days.' yLaid over until  the:New Year.;   -.      S^  "��������� Acfe'ountB^From.'.G^ace M������������tho-  di^,tJhurch; for- stove/^f3.ob; ASH.  Peacey, stationery, dccl/ j 11.50. Referred Xo Finance Coiri fluttee.  . Reports���������From KfEy^anks for,  .October!   Filed. '.From H. Pullen,  re bank. Received and^filed.   ^  l--i-'Ppund by-la!w laid over until next  ,meeting.<    * , , "i-^" 'sU r -  ' _,, ^.j.i >.      , *���������   /> r * t    - - ^ ���������.'.������* <������ 1  sVEarly Closing By-law.yead second f  -J"?-' * 7 .     '-    U      ^ "    " j'-   -    "  ; lit lie. . ������i>   4   ,', -     ���������   ��������� if    ���������_  i-t   ������."     ������������������        '      "���������>._,������/* V-      os --J *  fl":- Mayor Wjilltfrd appointed the foi- -  lowing; comtmtte. .^to,: interview  "Chinese^merchant's r,������r'ith regard to  City Clerk.?laid":datable the as-  ?ses8meht roll for _.9Q3.^- , ������- ^  ������? /Council adjdurriddJV-."  v < 1  >/(,-  ' 1 ^\.  MXGHT HAVE BBBN SERIOUS  i. Rich-ird-  ,'^>,  p <r  :_@_gg^5g>=  ^g_S_feSg___3_5  Last Saturday as ~ Ge  1 i-������'   -*'*��������� '^-!^'   son  was^rdrivihg, a^stage load , of  ,\    "*.'.��������� ~:.y?    Chinamen td(Swn ,;toy^Gomox, Ithe-  & Renouf, Ld;  61; YAT^S STREET/hviCTORIA, 1. Ci'      iv  .HARDWARE; MILL AN^ilENING^MAbHiNBRVi  ;AAN.D;.FARMING " A*NL>   DAIRYING "IMPLEMENTS  Agents for.McGormick Harvesting Machinery.       '"'*"'* "  f Write for 'pricei arid jpartictilare! > P. d'drawer 563^  "   .."-������"������������������  If"  > '..: "-.-������.  team staHe_(piuhg_ingvoti the hill  near CouneiiHy,   finally ^capsizing  ,the' rig,'and "spilling^Chinese' and  their prpvisioijVall over the country.  Two,were {rather/ bad ly hurt^ in they  melee, arid^the.w<>nder,in.that some"  fwere.not killed.  Ttirf 'said:.that the'  ^   breakiiiigfoi _,^hipptetree:;il^ar4h^  ^'bniw^of/ ihe1. hill   firiKbten'tjd.-.the.  team/ and" - they started ~<Uowji "��������� the  grade with the above result.- -  ' .. ARTISTIC v.  METAL  BED-STEAD8  AT A SEASONABLE PRICE.  ^���������������''      '      ^-���������������������������_������������������_���������_������������������__���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  \17E we no������r Selling a great many IRON  '    ENAMELLED  and BRASS ^BED-  STEADS. Our pretty  and. exclusive  patterns imported in carload lots from best  Makers in Canada and U S   ..  .... .:  ..  WE HAVE ABOUT 50 DIFFERENT KINDS TO SHOW" YOU.    '  Iron   Bedsteads   in White.   Blue, Pink,  and many New aud ' ���������-  Artistic Colors ,..'. .'     $5.50 to $50.00  Brass Bedsteads from..  $33.00 to $85.oo  Bureaus aud  Washstands,   to suit above,   sold separately   in any grade or finish desired   WEILER BROS,,  Largest Furnishers in  ...Western. Canada...  Victoria, _,C.  MASQUERADE  -BALL. ,  -   Tiiis* was^largely .attended-, last  Thursday-evening,, and many .beautiful" costumes-��������� and- many -very  fuiinyones���������made the- hall. gay.  following are-the prize-winners :���������  Miss Nicholson, i best dressed lady;  Mrs Vv*. Whyte,-and Mr J. Bennie,  waltz; T. Whyte, comical character; L. Coe, "hobo; C? McDonald,  best dressed gentleman.  (g_SS_S?_^__$5_^_fe@eg������_S_S^  j '    ���������' LOOALS- f -J  @_^e___S__^_^g_^flf^^sw__i_SS  4_���������������������������B  FOB WANTS, consult our Advertising Squares on inside page for  anything required.    '',  . Books for old and young, also  Xmas cards for sale at T. D.  McLean's. ^  The   ���������' Passion"    Play  will    be  . given in Cumberland Hall, Satur-  day.eve', December 20th.    This is a  very fine play and no one can afford  to miss it.  r  Leiser's' fine assortment of cur-  tains are still the attraction, also  chenile tablecloths, rugs,-tapestry  squares/ "&c, just the things^for  Xmas gifts. ���������, - ,'    ' '���������  The Grace Church . Epworth  League gave a social in their schoV>l  '���������room on Tuesday of last week. A  number of young people^were present, and an enjoyable .evening  spent."' r    -    _  The late Mr Murphy referred to  in'our last tissue, who died in Cali-  f/'rniaf.was not Mr P. Murphy who,  lived'iri Comox some ^years' ago,'but  an old resident of Victoria.     The',  first report .was-erroneous.  >  A-fine,.lot' of souvenir  spoons,  " pins, &c.,  on   view ' at^ Stoddart's  j-welry. store.   ,  "f   Mr D,'McKay has placed a   2^,.  h)rse' power, gasoline engine in his  butcher shopMt isa beautiful little  piece of ^machineryVcand   will   be  used.^to operate .the sausage  m;-'  cnines, grindstone, <fec.f'  This is-tl-e'.  'first engine of the, kindi'in.''Curnber-  land. ' , 'l - '  ������____S_^i___5___fe__j_gSg__e^?������  WHARF   NOTES.  !  T_=a:_33-  HICKS _ LOVICK PIANO CO.  88  GOVERNMENT ST.  Victoria, B.C.  123 HASTINGS ST*,  Vancouver, B.C; ^  .a.ca-EiiT'i's    fob  Pianos, Organs, Pianolas, Vocalions  If you want to buy a Piano or Organ, call and see our stook or write for particulars.  Our Prices are Reasonable and terms can be arranged to suit your convenience. Every  Instrument we Sell is Fully Guaranteed. We Sell Only Reliable Instruments, from the  best manufacturers.    Our Patrons Risk Nothing.  YOURS TRULY,  THE HICKS & LOVICK PIANO CO.  N  _?^,_T   TJS   &-0TZT  __���������  J&B    PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates  A Rare Drnor.  "The price of many drujra used In  medicine is astonishing to those who  'are not acquainted with the subject,"  remarked a druggist to a Philadelphia  Times representative. ��������� "There are several that are worth their weight In gold  (about $20 an ounce), while $2. $3 and  $5 an ounce are quite common prices  in pharmacy. But there is one drug  that 1 can recall which is worth moro  than Its weight in cold. This Is pseudo  pbysostigmine. I don't think that it  has a popular name. ..It Is too rich for  that In the pharmacists' list it is  quoted at $1 a grain, or $437.r>0 an  ounce. The seed from which ihv drug  is made grows In India and Brazil, as  well as in parts of South Africa.' Thia  seed, tradition ..says, was once used by  native chiefs as an ordeal. The ordeal  generally resulted in" the death of the,,  man upon whom it was tried and so it  was considered as a great truth finder.,  The prepared drug is sometimes used  now In prescriptions for the treatment  of heart disease."  A SET OF TEETH FOR  $12.50.    , *  Guaranteed as to Fit, Quality, and  Workmanship. The Best Teeth and  Rubber used, and in ever}' way  equal to the usual Twenty Dollar  set.  DR. GRICE will be in Cumberland on or about December 2nd,  and will stay two weeks only.  ���������" ^'-AlbjBorts - of leatherreoods,,: ster*  < ling, silver-ware, cuU glass. &c.'on-  view at Peacey's dius>e������oreVsuitable -  . > j        "C -i -      ���������  for Xmasfpresentrt.v'f,.   *"     ^ I  The-Sale of Work a" the Presby-  terian Sunday Scho >1 last ^Friday,  was well attended, arid a yiew'^of  the articles offered-_show .that- the  young ladies of, the giiildare adepts  with-needle and fingers. The good  things to eat too, bore witness to  . the ladies' good house-,wifery.  - _In the Canadian Blue B.iok on  Trade arid-Navigation, we noticer  ���������that"'thB %iia'ount of< duty paid by'1*  British ^Columbia ���������*" for - fiscal year  ending J-une 30th, '02, was-$2,354,r  404.78.* Exports, $18,3S5,335; Imports, $10,391,256. Comox paid  $4,901.53 duty, and $305 of othvr  revenues. Courtenay, $46.54 duty;  Cumberland, $134.63 duty. Canada  imported from Great Britain and  Colonies goods to the value of  $54,031,390 She exported to those  countries, $129,036,550. Imported  from United .States, $129,301,848,  and exported to that country,  $69,562,232.  S.S. Selkirk  was in on Monday  < for a cargo of coal for Vancouver.  The Transfer No., 1������ was in on^ r  Saturday for a cargo ol eual for '  Vancouver.   , - ,        ���������'    '  '  S.S.  Mineola  loaded a cargo of  coal for San Francisco, sailing Wednesday morning.   / '  i r  S.S.  Vulcan  took   bunkervcoal  Monday      She was bound for Call   -  Creek for a boom of lofes.  ,.       i       -    <        ������  S.S., Active called in for bunker,  coal  Monday morning.     She was  bound North to Rock Bay logging   --  camp for a boom of logs!  '' Barge Robert^ Kerr, was', oVer'on;>  Saturday for a cargo of coal for the   r  C.P.R.       She* went   out'  Sunday v  :  f i ��������� ^ x.      tr fa  'morning iri tow of the s.s. Lorrie.    -' ] '���������  S.S. Otter loaded a- cargoi.of coal \  Wednesday,for Vancouver, consign-^ ".  ed to C.P.R.;' also the %&. Tepic and  scows loaded for the same Company   ."  S.S.^Algoa'is due to'arrive; from'   ".  San _:Francisco'   about .Thursday  evening for a cargo of coal.    She is    "  roue ;of the largest -coal carriereron  t he (coast',  and \will take over ten  'thousand tons of cargo besides the  coal requiredfor fuel on1 the.passage- l  iwVw  ' v���������  FISHES1 FROM THE DEEP SEA.  BASKET   BALL.  Doctor   Barton, W.   Evermann, ���������  , Iclithyologist of the United States ^;';  Fish Commission," is on his 'ways to; ". '*,  Washington' with 'a'-"1 collection /of    \S ^  fishes .made, by ihe. Albatross ex- J   ' -'  rp'.dition m the Hawaiiani lBXarids.V;5^;  ;THe collection contains:many hewi" ^v"  and rare specimens. -. Many are re- ;    ���������,  ' inarkable^curiosities;"ah_4he color-v   l -j  ing of-the ywhole collection^is more  brilliant and ..more yaried.than that  of'the birds of the1 world combined;  Some of the' varieties we're found  at the bottom of the sea at a depth  at which ��������� any land animal or fresh  water  fish -w.ould   be crushed- to^,.  death by the pressure of the water.'  At a depth of four miles the pressure of the wa/eris 9000 pounds to  the square inch;-and the Albatross , ,  made some discoveriesat that depth  A fish fl0 feet long at that'^depth   \\  would  support  nearly-' 9000 tons? . v  The water at that depth is dark and  -.ceoold.   ** -^^T"-    ^   ���������-''  Many of the fishes have porous  bodies through which the water  passes, the weight of the water' being thus lessened. Some of them  carry phosphorescent lamps, with  which they search for food. On  account of the expansion of the air  these deep' sea fishes burst near the  s jrface of the water, and the more  delicate specimens especially, degenerate entirely.���������St. Louis Republic  The League matches for Friday  were played as follows:���������-Seniors-  White���������Dr Gillespie, J. Stant, F.  Dalby and R. Coe, jr..    Black���������J.  B. Bennett, T. '"__.' Carey, S. H.  Riggs and Simpson. At half time  the scjre was 12-6 in favour of  Whites, and at close, 21-10 for  same team. .  Juniors���������Whites���������J. Whyte, A.  Denton, A. Grant, J. Grant and H.  Chadwick. Blacks���������R. Grant, A.  Struthers, W. Harrison, J. Crosaan  and A. Thompson.     Result. 7-7.  The Sidney (N.S.W.) lighthouse  has the most powerful light in the  world. It is electric and of 180,000  candle power. It can be seen at a  distanee of fifty miles. .  | PERSONAL. I  _^2g__^B_^S*2_S -Sgg^sSSgS  Mr VV.  J.  Sutton, the' Colliery  mineralogist, came up Wednesday.  Mr J:'yMatthe'wsi ^manager of the  Well. Coll. Co. here, returned from  a visit to Vancouver Wednesday.  Miss Edna Harrison, haB received  the appointment of .teacher at the  Minto School. Miss Harrison is  well qualified for the position. >  Wm. McGirr of Kurtz's, Vancouver, J. Booth, Cuban Cigar Factory, Nanaimo, H. Reifel, the  Union Brewing Co., Nanaimo, A.  Davis, Nanaimo, registered at the  Cumberland last week.  Miss Williams, of Vancouver, is  visiting her sister, Mrs Kilpatrick.  Miss Williams is an accomplished  musician, and will favour the people  of Cumberland with a pianoforte  selection at the Hospital concart  to-morrow evening.  __��������� II    '      <  '    ',  \  %%{  A GIRL OF GRIT.  By MAJOR    ARTHUR    GRIFFITHS.  ������Copy-wrig_t by R. F. Feuno i, Co.  h\J  '-Aye. aye. that's where you berth.  We know thar mticli and more���������that  you won't stay there. What takes you  cruising round tbe 'tirst class deck?  That's what you've got to answer for."  ��������� "So 1 will, to the right person.- the  captain, and no one else. 'Stand aside!"  '1 cried, for I was nettled My the'man's  - ���������surly speech. "Don't dare to interfere  with lhc! I'vp good reason, tbe host  reason, for what I've done, and I'll  ���������jcive it. but not to you. Clear out. or  _" 11 put you on your back double quick!"  .'He retorted angrily, and   we should  , -soon have fallen to blows.' but a sharp  voice  interposed,  tbat of tbe captain  '"himself, for the altercation nad oci-r;--  U'cd just outside his cabin.  -"What's   this,   quartermaster���������qaar-  ���������    relihg with the passengers?   And who  'are you. sir. who talk so big?"  ��������� ' The seaman answered, while 1 hesitated, doubtful how to act.      '      .     ,  "A   second   class,   sir,    who's   been  m-trespassing up here constant, and I'd  ,-   '^ny orders, sir, from the chief officer to  ,watch him."   , *,  ".What do you caLl yourself?"'  '    "T-Iardcastle is niy name on  'hut*'-  "A purser's name, eh?    Fishy on the  "face of it.  However, this is no time for  , -discussion.    I'll see you tomorrow ^forward in the second cabin.    Take him  "���������there,'quartermaster.'and tell th'e stew--  ���������rd to. have an eye to him; not that he  ���������can get very far."  "Aye,  aye,  sir.    Now,   heave ahead,  will you. or  must'I  make you?''    No  ���������doubt he felt annoyed by the support  \ ������of the "old man."    Now 1 had recovered my temper I did not resent his tone.  *fI had "bad time to consider that for the  o "present I had better lie low.   >    .  ,  So 1  went straight to my cabin  .-, to'bed.    ,1  w"as'doubled  up  Ivitli  ���������others,   bo.th  ocean  "drummers."..  who crossed every month or two,  ffchoy were already sound asleep,  'before turning out my" light I climbed  _p  into the. privacy of  my own  little  ������������������'bunk,, where I quickly ran through' the  papers and saw with delight that,everything was intact.   Then 1 placed the  o ipreeious packet under my  pillow 'and  ������elt that I had spent a" profitabl'o"day.  the list,  and  two  'meu  and  But  ���������     ,   -   CHAPTER XII. ;   -  ,'   _ ;^y ii. m. s. vicTiux.  i(.. By next morning 1, had resolved to  take'the 'captain, oi" tho.Chattahoochee^  directly 1 saw him,into my"eoniidence.  ,He was an Englishman. The liner, although it had an American name, sailed under English colors. On her deck  i was on English ground, and I thought  I might count on liis protection. I was  taking too much for granted, as I  soon found.    The plainest  truth  does  . not always prosper when it is contradicted seemingly by a well substantiated lie. '  1 I bad not long to wait for my interview" with Captain Sherborne. Instead  of coming into'the second cabin he sent  for'me, and I was led before him very  much like a malefactor.'with a steward  ���������ou one side.ofTme fin'd a quartermaster.  ���������'tuy friend of the previous night, on tlie  other. "I had the papers on me in,an inner breast pocket.  I was not taken to his own cabin on  -the poop deck, but to the purser's in a  ���������central part of fhe ship, half cabin,  half office,'and that officer was'also in  -nttondane'e. The captain was a square  .set. weather beaten sailor man.*very  l>ruff and cheery, no doubt, when it so  rpleased him, but his mottled reel face  ���������-in. its fringe of white whiskers could  -shine tierce and forbidding as a lighthouse through a fog. aud it did so just  now.  "You are the person calling yourself  riard'castle who lias been breaking the  febip's rules by trcspassing-'on the tirst  ���������saloon, accommodationV 1 saw you myself."  '"I admit it. What is the penalty? To  pay tirst cabin tare. I presume? Then.  Mr. Purser, take the necessary amount  -amfl give me a receipt. I won't change  ���������my cabin."  1 tossed a couple of fivers on to'.the  ���������'little table in front of ���������winch the skip-  .per'sat.   and   the  purser,  a   little,  old.  .sipan*' gentleman with   a   long   white.  'board, took the money u\>.  but'looked  at the captain doubtful  "Stay. stay. .ti:y line  y^riing to end like that.'  ���������only the smallest part.  --���������a  robbery on   board.  i-viorted to me this morn  '.v.  fellow. It's not  The trespass is  There has been  It   has  been   re-.  ing. and. and"���������.  ,: . -'You suspect me?"   fie nodded.    "On  wbnt grounds, may 1 ask?    I am entitled to be. told that."  ���������..'������������������I shall tell you nothing.    1 am cap-  ��������� 'tain of this ship"���������  '���������'. "I3u.t will not be so very long. I think.  ���������'after this voyage, if you adopt such a  high handed and un warrantable course  sis to accuse a passenger of theft, yet  give him no reason for it."  This shot told. His' fiery eyes-.'falter-  vd for a moment, and there was less  -assurance in  his voice when   be went  ���������on. "I am answerable to my employers*  -not to you".���������  "And. pardon me, to the public, of  whom 1 am one, and to the British gov-  -ernment.   whom   I   represent.   Captain  ���������Sherborne."  His jaw  fell, and   he  looked  rather  helplessly at the purser, who stoopea  over and whispered a few words "in his  ear. They only seemed to still further  stir up his bile and more sturdily vindicate his authority.  "By heaven," he shouted, "I'll not-be  bounced by every longshore scallywag  that chooses to face me out with thundering lies! On board my own ship tooL  British government be hanged! What  have I to do wi_i it in midatlanticand  with 50 fathoms of blue water under  i_uy keel? Besides, it's what you say.  How are we to know it's true? You admitted you were, sailing under false  colors.   What's your real name?"'  That moment 1 had intended to tell  him everything, but now I did not trust  his discretion.     . ,  "You shall know all in good time  when it suits me. i Meanwhile 1 hold  you responsible" ���������  "Yah! You're.worse than a sea lawyer, tacking and veering all,round, the  compass. Answer my .question. 'Did  you steal those papers?"  "What papers?   Whose?'.'. ���������   ���������  "The   duke's.   Terry   Grada's.   you  his stater  A POPULAR BELIEF  THAT   RHEUMATISM   IS ' DUE   TO  COLD,  V^ET WEATHER.  bneli Condition* Ajjjfiavate tl������e Troubles,  Uiit Ll'l^ Now Known To IU- a' Dihea>>e  of tlie lSIoorf���������Onlv.avtl Applications  Cunuot^Cure It.  You were seen near  know.  room." .   ���������  "That's   untrue,   for   I   never   v.-entj  there and don't know .where it. is. Bui?  ast for the papers��������� , Well. yes. 1 hav<?  them c here"���������1    touched    my. pocket_������  "and 1 moan to keep them." f,  The skipper0all but bounded frojtn. his  chair. "1 think 'you must be. stark,  staring mad: a raging lunatic.'no less  I shall have, to_clap you in irons and,  send you down'for safety to Saiul al-'  ley."/land them over now In a brace of  .shakes, or I'll"���������     ' . ���������  He- rose menacingly. "Keep1 your  distance. Don't lay'a finger- on nor  don't touch those papers^No oneanust  see them. They belong' to the British  government." - -     *     ,       ,  "Then how camethoy in the poss'es-  ���������sion of this duke? Yah! Try another/.' .���������  '    "He acquired them wrongly and will  .have   to   answer   for, that  and   other  things���������he and those, with him."  '���������Including that'millionaire youth. I  suppose. Captain' Wood, who' seems  even more upset at this robbery���������your  robbery." '        -,       , , ,  I could contain myself no longer.  "He is not Captain 'Wood. lie is an  Impostor. ' I am Captain .Wood. .Mr.  McFaught's heir."   ��������� i  ''       y',  . The- skipper here burst. Into an  rbarious,   fit   of   laughter,   which  purser echoed heartily. -  "By:the everlasting jingo, this is too  'much!' "Quartermaster!" cried "the cap-  n p:  the  The ���������oncco popular  belief  that, rheumatism was entirely the result of exposure   to   cold  or  dampness,   is  now  known to  be a mistake.    The disease  may be aggravated' by Exposure,  but  the*  root  of  the, trouble-lies  iiva tho  blood,.' and  must  bo  treated through  it. ���������' JLmimcnts  ant. outward applicay  Lions  never .cure,  while Dr.  Williams''  ihiik  Pills  always  cure because  they  make new,- rich,  red blood,   in which,  disease    finds    lodgment    impossible.  Concerning- the, use of these pills' Mr.  A.  (J'.  Lacbmbe,    Sori.1, Que.,  say.**:���������  '"���������-For upwards of live.years  L-was   a  victim    to    the _torLures   of    rheumatism'.  *, AL  Limes  Lhe    pains   ��������� in   my  knees,  shoulders  and hip were almost  iast-mduyanee.     ,AL  other times     _  ./oiild not-dress   myself' without assistance.. 1   tried' , several     remedies,  some', oft tihem  very, costly/'   without  getting any more than temporary re-  lief- at, the -most.'   AL this juncture ta  friend urged me to try'- Dr.  Williams''  Pink   Pills, .and.  spoke' so 'highly of  the-pills,that  f .decided to' try them.  Almost from the very first these pills  helped  me,'  and- by    ihe _ Lime 1' had  taken, j.seven - or-'eight?boxes     every  tl A  twinge of rheumatism' has disap-'  ,pear6d .and I was feeling better than  i.-had for years. I would , strongly  tidifsij '- similar/ sufferers to give In/  Williams' J,Jink fills aj'uir trial, as-1  aiu'confide'iir*,, they will 'not'only'drive  awav all p*ains and aohes, but leave  you'stiong, active and? happy."      ������ ;  Dr.!"-Williams' Pink-Pills are Lhe  greatest tonic^ medicine in Lhc world.  These pills not only cure rheumatism  but all ; troubles whose origin comes  fioni poor blood or weak nerves, such  as anaemia," consumption, neuralgia,  kicmey trouble, St. Vitus' dance,partial -paral\ sis and thc irregularities  'which 'make the 'lives ( of so many  wbmei: a source of,, misery. -Some  clealo>-s offer substitutes, and in "order to protect yourself you must s,ec  that the full name. "Dr.' -Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale People " is on  the wrapper around 'every box Sold  by alL dealers 'or sent by mail,' posL  paid.'-at" 50 cenLs a box or six boxes  'for:S_f)0 by writing^ direct. Lo The-  Dr. Willianib' "Medicine Co., Brock-  Mile, J Ont.      _ ��������� ''!.-'  1 A Me������U*evnl  aicigra.pl">M������-*.   -  ' _  A curiosity of great antiquity is still  to, be seen within St. Andrew's church  at "\Yillouglito_, near Gainsborough,  says-an English magazine. This is a!  quaint speaking trumpet with an obscure early, history, dating back to the  times of the ' Knights Templars. In  "shape-it resembles a French horn arid  is more than five l'eet long; having a  bell at .the end of the graduated tube.  It was formerly six feet in length, but  is now telescoped' at the joints, where  the metal has apparently decayed.  Tradition declares it was formerly  .sounded from the" tower ,to summon  aid in case of ueed, as, when blown  at a height, the weird, deep notes the  trumpet produced could' be heard a  great distance away, in bygone days.  It is believed that> this, curious instrument has often been used to 'call together the villagers, thus dispensing  with the usual boll; and to rgive additional power and strength to the choir,  being then probably used by'the chief  singer, as the trumpet intensifies vocal  sound to a marked degree.  NOTHING LIKE  -In  ' Reason can not show ��������� itself more  rqasonable than . to" cease reasoning  on things above reason ���������Sir P. Sidney.  Henpecked   For n  D������y.  the littlo uarulet of Nordhastedt,"  near M'eldorf, a singular custom is observed annually. According to tradition, it dates back to ,the thirteenth  = century. Duriug that era. the hamlet  was on- one occasion attacked by a  band of robbers,'and the men of tbe  village were soon compelled to beat a  retreat!    ,,        ' ' . y  * Thereupon ,the" -women boldly attacked the'robbers and not only van-  quished-them, but also'took the leaden  and several of the band prisoners.' As  a (token of their gratitude the- men  have over since allowed the women to,  'celebrate this great event by, holding  a festival at stated intervals, and oir  such - occasions they .cxei;cise no authority themselves,, but submit Mn all  things to^ the will of the* women.    '  The latter greatly enjoy, their 'temporary supremacy and, as a symbol  thereof, never fail to,fasten'a large  wooden-, slipper to .every ^lamp- and  chandelier in the hamlet.      -'    -:'    %   '^  i'  A  TT-  Mr. McFaught's  "I am Captain  Wood  heir."  tain, and my friend ran in.    "Call in a  couple of hands with a.rope's end .and  scs���������e this chap 'down.    It's, not safe to  let.him range about the ship loose. 'But  first of all  hoist those papers out of  him.   They're in the inner pocket."^  Before they.could touch -me I made  one step to the open' porthole and with  a'quick movement threw the parcel out  into the sea. :" . ���������   ���������        /   -���������' ."'.."���������  "You desperate ruffian! -I'll, have the  ship stopped, a boat lowered-. Run up to  the bridge, quartermaster:"    ' -  "They're heavy enough-to sink. Cap'-  taiu Sherborne,  long before you could  get within a mile of them; and\vou may  do what you.like now.'- My mind's per-  tectly'oasy."     -   ���������   .  "1  shall cpnfront you-with the boss'  who owns those papers."  "That he never did. nor will any one  else now. But again I warn you to be  careful.. If you bring us face to face,  there will be-mischief.done,"  . "No. ford- shall/have seized you first,  made you so fast you won't be,;able to  stir a finger, or even'look crop.ked/my  fine fellow/'     '���������;.;     .;/..���������..// ���������'���������'.'������������������'���������.'   '":;-  "The boot's on'the other leg. captain.  The mischief Aviuybe^loue to-.me.- and...I  tell you whate,ver.'happens. will' be laid  on you.-.I claim your protection. Withhold it atyour peril."  The skipper looked nonplused. No  doubt he was still inclined to think,me  a lunatic, but I spoke so quietly and  collectedly tbat .ho was a little, shaken  in his lirst-imp'ressiou..-'     ,,    .    ,    '.y'   ������������������  "Upon my soul I don't know what to  say or do. What d'ye advise, Mr. Bof-  fingeV"   This to the purser.-.,  [TO BE CONTITftrED.]  Pii melee's Pills possess Uie now or of  tu-ti'itr soccificiallv upon tho rluseased or-'  Qra'ns' -stimul.itint' to action- 1 lie doimant  enercios ol* the sv-stem. therphv .reniovino  dt^'Kusf ' Tn_ fact, so ������M'oal .is. tbe oower  of' tlii^ "medicine to cleanse and nurifv  iliat disease of alijiost overv nature are  driven from Hie body "Mr T) -Cnr&wefll.  Carswol! V H") Out , writes " P have  tnerl' Parmelee's Pills and ..find them an  excel'eiit medicine and one 'that will sell  well "  Great   Stickler   For   'Etiquette.  Dr. Thompson, master of Trinity, col-<  lege, 'Cambridge', "was  an .exceedingly  cold \and , austere   man,   never' taking  much, notice of the undergraduates uu-  d'erhis care: " Onyone occasion a-".Trinity  man  happened  to.- be out walking  and was caught*".'in a storm":    He' ran  across a field'and'-took shelter^bencath'1  a .large tree.    When  he. arrived there/  he   found, ,to   liis ftiorror.-^that ..Dr.  Thompson was beneath it see icing pro-  tection from the rainr-\ For-'soine time'  both.;stood.silent, .watching,the clouds*  till at last Abe undergraduate, growing  desperate,' ventured'to remark that lie  thought it was clearing-,up a little.   .  "Sir," said, the doctor haughtily,  frowning upon -thc wretched youth,  "all communications to,the master of  Trinity must; be made through , the  tutors."���������Exchange.  FOR GLEANSINfi AND PURI=  FYINQ TBE BLOOD.  %. *y     ~" '  It Eradicates,the Seed of Disease,,  I   '   ��������� ,     ' l r    , V      i .     >  Invigorates and Rejuvenates.  Thousands of men and women who"  have neglected   the  work  of  physical ���������  recuperation hi   tho summer  months,  are now canyiny a burden of disease,  liv the majority ,ot" cases  impure and  poisoned ��������� blood and sluggish circula- ���������  tion   are   the  direct  causes   of suffering and  misery.'   Are you,  reader,One  of, the  victims '? - If so.   do  not 'hesL-o  tate  a .moment  regarding   what   you _'  should   do->   The''.lit'e''stream   mustvfbe  made  pure,   the  health-wrecking  laxity of alio, blood vessels'must be c'or-  recteci; 0the   nerves  and tissues 'iniist  be   nourished;   Pailie's   Celery     Com-"  pound1   is   the' nicttiuine   thac   physic-  ���������  iaiis   recommend   for   tbe   inereaso>o������  pure  blood  in   the arteries,   and    .for  arousing.-the purifying organs.to_cast "  off  the  impurities'thati give'irise''.v',to   ���������  disease.';, Mr.   T.   P.   Mitchell, -   %;  Hamburg,  Ont.,  writes" as  follows;:'.    '.  -��������� "My/'mother  sulTored_ for  five "years, '  ,withya sbre'lcff, and her system was"1  so   far   run  down' that;,doctors  could -  riot help.'her. ,-Sho could hardly" walk  'about the house./    She tried  almost   "  everything to procure a/cure,  but no' -  good  reaults came  until   Maine's "'Gel-   v  ery Compinind- was used,  which^gave  her instant  rolic.r.    She   is. now  using  the  third, bottle, and  able to do her1 ,  own work." ,  & ,    ..*      ,      * /���������>,,  'Memory is the primary  and' fundamental   power, " without ''which  there  could be no1 other intellectual 'opera-'  i i ra  tion.���������Johnson. _ > ,   ' *--    ,  A'fool who'has a flash of "wit creates astonishnient-'and scandal, like  hack horses setting, out to gallop ���������  Chanifort.     .''*''  A BABY  CHANGED.  ver-  who  *' 1  J\.  "in  T!v.  :<o  It had  KSTSilroO  ::.SKir:;4  liu.if  t::ore its I'raiik.s we  liim-vift.  ��������� career is throuph;  IO  its  isike i!f  <i   nl.l    h  see.  Ii;it off lo  ul<inj������  bee.  iVortla   American   Fish.  There are no less than 3.2G2 different  species of lish inhabiting the waters  of America north of the isthmus of  Panama.  Tin-   M������t1>������:r  Tclli - Hair "It   W.is   Accom  l>lisH<*(l.  '���������A'wonderful change." is {the  didt"'of a lady correspondent,  wriftis us about her little one.  take pleasure.." .writes JNIrs.-.-U  lUckiOrd. of Glen Sutton, Que.  .cei^tif.% in������ to the merits- -of TVaby's  Own 7���������blets. as I have found.. theni.  a tmie and reliable remedy. My baby  was fumbled with indigestion, and  whs- if-etjiing" and cross .and .restless,  dud .tin;- use'of^the O^iblets. tnade a  wonderful change" '1 tlfink t'hV timely u='e of Haby's Own Tablets might  save many a dear little life, and 1  .would i-econunend mothers to keep  them, ni^ the  house "  The'opinion   of  this  wise mother  is  cchoi/d     by     other/-   cprrcsp'ondents..  Ba!?y's" C)\vn' .Thihliit'ss' gh;e. such j conn  ���������fort ami*" relief*tp...il',isi^H; bahy. ��������� \f-hiSy'.  s(v iiifiyVnbl.v.,|'prod-uc,e-   ca'ln:iiy'p(?ace.fu;i  sleep--that  you"wo'uld    aiinbs't, "'think  thenV a- narcotic.*' ..But'they    are' uof'.  TlVey     are     only    a health-giver,    for  children   of   any   age.       They  cannot  possibly   do   harm -��������� they ahviiys ..do  good.      May  be  had   from   druggists,  or  by mail,  post paid.-at 2o cents a.  box  by    writing   'direct ;;t6" tliey- Vr7-  Wi'Tfia'nis     Medicine    Co.; ;Brbckvil-le^  Ont.. or'Schenectady. 'K-.'-Y.���������.:'������������������������������������:���������;".;' ������������������*?':  rolitrcs rare full of 'uncertainties.  To-day; a. in an is on the. stui.np ������������������g.iid:1  next week he may:, be all fup-a -tre'e: --'  A Story of Hcnry.Clay Dean.  A good story is related of Henry.  Clay ' Dean,-" the famous orator of _'<.,  generation or so ago. Mr'.. Dean was  generally referred to as "Henry Clay  Dean of-Iowa" even long after he had  established a homo in Missouri.' lie  explained liis change of habitation in  this way: "You .see. they passed a nefarious'- prohibition "law in Iowa, aud  there's your "whisky gone.- -Then-they"'  abolished capital punishment.' and  there's "your hanging gone, and now  the whole- population seems 'to be  drifting towai;d Universalism, and  there's your hades gone.' 1 can't live  in a state that has neither hades,  hanging nor'whisky."  .   .   ���������      ,  Everyone has  heard  of  S,t.   Jacobs .  Oil   for  rheumatism,, strains,   bruises,  lame,   back,   and   all   muscular    ���������chfes ���������'  and   pains/but  few-know  that-there  is   nothing "to   equal   it   for.  relieving -  aching J'cct.^ troublesome ^corns', .and ( .  for  softening" thc "harsh/ callous* skin'__'  which' frequently   forms   on   the   soles ..  of   thc   feet. ,-Anyone   suffering ' from'  sensitive  spots  on the  toes, -sides  of -  the foot,  or between" the toes, should  rub- a" little   St/ .Jacobs, Oil'Oti_ the"  soie  spot  every   night/'*'The dimmed-"  iate  -relief-'obtained   is. shnpiy   vvon-  -dorful; : , ;     ,  -No household sliould'bc \yithout St.  Jacobs Oil. H will be wanted after'"'  cricket, after tciinis. after .a day's/,  boating; in fact it is the athlete's  friend. -All chemists sell St. ./Jacobs  Oil and a, oO cent bottle is suOjcicnt  to-prove"beyond a doubt tho above  statements.  -  Thc  pleasures   of  the    palate    deal'  ,\vith ,iiis   like   Egyptian  thieves,   whp  strangle  thoso whom they embrace.���������  Seneca., ' - ,,  Dad  niiiid   Mi;<3e  Him   Money.  When Lord Curzon was at Oxford,  he-.wrote an abominable hand. One  day,he penned two letters, one of them  to a relative and "one to a chum with  whom he" always discussed the faults  of their respective .'relations, und'ac-'-  cidenta'ily- put- these letters into, the'  wrong envelopes. He was about to  write a profound apology to his1 relative wheu he received the following  note from him: "Can't read a word of  your four pages, but guess you wa.ut  some money,, you young rascal." In-  YXMosHdZ-wa-si.-l'-'Ba uk OP England- note.for"  a gobd:atn6mit.     -..-' ,;'���������  ��������� Stella���������"Just   look    at    Miss   .Dos-  "piaine  and- Mr.   Baldy    over   there!"  Miss Potter���������"Yes: a romance of the  middle ages,   so  to speak."  Dr     .1 '.   T).   TCe!lorr,T's   Dyscntry  is  nrcpnrefl  from'flruo-s kn.own to  ression    as     thoroutrhly    reliable  cure, of cholera    dvsentrv.  diarrhociv. crrev  intr    Tuiins    and     summer   comnlaintR  has    boon     tised      successfully by  nrnctitioners for a number  trratifying   results.    If  smni'ior    comnlaint  cine  thai   will   cure  vou.  It   sell-s   for '25   cents.  Cordial  the pro-  for   the  ���������i.  it  medical  of years  with  sufferinsr'-.-from   anv  it   is   iust   the  medi-  Trv  a  bottle.  ;'. ���������    Korean'. WstKlierwomeii;  The hardest worked 'washerwomen.in.  the world are the Koreans.   They have  -to, wash   about ��������� a   dozen, dresses   for  'their husbands/aiid they  have plenty  to d6: -������������������ Tlie. u-ashihg is usually done in  cold    watei- ; and ,. often    in    runuirig  'streams.     The   clothes "are "pounded  .'wttlrwiVacI'dle's;'.until- they - sliiiie. lilie a  -;shir.t;-front/ff-iesh/from' a laundry.  Color Is One of the Most Impoft=  ant Points in. Well Made  ^    Butter. :  ��������� Too many buttennakers lose sight  of tho fact that "color" is one of  tho ' most important and effective  points-/in good butter. The sweetest  and richest butter is but half pre-  critiCal eyes of con-  color be  faulty  or obr  pared for^ the  sumers, if"'thc  jection.able,.,    . '  Wells, Kichardson & Co.'s Improved Butter' Color gives the natural  .golden tint to butter in the autumn  ''and winter seasons. It is the I'avor-  ���������ite color in the Ctuvernment Creamer--  ies, and is used exclusi\ely by the  largest makers of butter for export  and home consumption. Wells, Richardson &, Co.'s Improved Hotter  Color 'never fades from the butter; it  does not turn a bricky shade such as  other -colors produce:, it is pure and  harmlcss.r its keeping -qualities are  p^rfqet; .jt is the strongest, therefore'  tho ���������'cheapest.' tp use. Ask your druggist or dealer for it: take no other  make. ���������'.'���������'���������>"���������  /I  '��������������������������� True,' friends visit us; in prosperity,  only when invited, but in adversity  they come without ������������������invitation.���������-The-,  ophrastus. ,  ..,-_;..     ,.,\yillii:pr  to   Help.  ���������^i,yoj3''li'ave//w.ounded me," he sadly  safd'- as'he' rose -: from' his,' knees���������  "wounded me so deeply that I shall  never"'���������   ...s.,, .������������������.  "Waft/'' she said, picking a book off  the table. ".Let me see what 'First Aid  to the Injured' says to do in such a  case..a.s yours."..    .   ������������������       Her   Position.  Mrs. Parke���������What kind of servants  do you prefer?  Mrs. Lane���������I've got beyond that. I'm  looking for servants that prefer'me ���������  Puck. /  ,'Jn his. Ve.fe'cahle Pills. Dr.' Tarmnlee  has gfv6ii,t6 the ;world the fruits of Jonu-  sc.ie'nijlic. research in the whole realm of  medical science, combined with new and  valuable discoveries never before known,  to man. For delicate , and debilitated  constitutions 'Parmelee's Pills act-'like a  charin./'J'aken in small doses, the effect  is both ..a tonic and a. stimulant, mildly  exciting the secretions ol" the body, ffiv-  inir tone and viVor.  To clean light kids, put the gloves  on the hand and rub thoroughly with  white corn meal, using a piece of cotton flannel for the purpose.  Inaru's 'Lu-imeiit -"Cnres. .Distemper:.  Uncle���������"Tell rne frankly, Fred,  what is the amount of your debts?"  Fred���������"Oh, my dear : uncle, just as  much ais you please." 111
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It is no small   matter to lose ,both
i  , home* aud  friends.    Even at the -mo-
r '     ineut  of, the   quarrel   I   had   realized
th'at, but-now;, alone on the.'dark road.
all- which   the   sacrifice,  was   like   to
mean came  upon  me  with  redoubled
i        force.    Still there was no thought in
-my mind of turning back.   Though my
' heart' was bursting,   I merely set my
' lips tight and  rode on.- on;    When  a
man's  temper Js< bad.   his  spurs' are
busy. 'Poor  Edward sprang along in'
great leaps, threatening every moment
to  bring  us ,bo(b  down  with   broken
necks. ,       ,
,    Suddenly, I brought my beast tip with
a': jerk and listened.    In a moment it
���came again���a cry for help. *" ���   .<-[    '
, ,  I   knew  every   foot ,of  the  country
.about, and I. was. sure that the sound
* ,   came from an old branch of the road.
1"  -1 now seldom  used, which ran- parallel
to the one 1 was, on., The two were
t, r. separated by perhaps fifty yards.
' '"/" In a moment I- was-out- of the saddle
.' >- - and''.had > scrambled into .the,1 brush.
' '""well knowing that at this 'point .the,
y woods were, far-too dense to drive a*
''-.horse through:    After what.seemed an'
' -~e interminable time' I  reached  thevsec-
*���      i - ,      -        - i - ������ -< - ���
<-f/6nd *'road   and   stood .-gazing -up  and
y /down , in *' the    faint' light. ,/l'hen'-.l
'"' marked my quarry, a 'dark? struggling,
_".'   mass/and again ���I charged'wildly for
ward, sword in hand., /-'   .    ,'''-'''���
.;" "'t It was a sight to fill a, saint-with the1
/ / lust for murder.    Two evil looking ruf-"
. v fiahs .had just succeeded ,in pulling/a
f.girl   froiil' her- saddle and   were  now-
y /;bent on  tying-rhor Hands.    The  maid-
'f ,was all but spent ,from" her exertions
/and in a;piti.able""plight. her*dress torn
'_. . and her hair Hying in wild .confusion.
, ,,-he villains were well pleased to s'trug-,
V g!e,with one defenseless1 girl,  but,  by*
,. lOur   Lady,. Inj, another .moment   they
**wcre, glad enough to drop her and to,
- .������''-think/only-of their own lives* . ���     .-
;,-'    'The, light in the road,was bad. and'
-r ' this, helped 'me,  as\ttiere  was  small
-^chance   for ys word   play.'   only'   fierce-
/v rushes andf quick cuts/,with'little at--
���', tempt at defense. <One of the men went
^ < r down-with my sword .in his" throat be-y
'-1? fore  we/bad^ fairly*, begun  the, tight."
- >- His fellow touched-me^on the arm be-
J.fore.h,could disengage, but^it was a
,-,?' mere/scratch. * The man st?llr 6n\ his
-_, ;feet was far superior to me-ftif swords-
��� 'Mnans���ip~. but I .was -young, .and.agile,
' and  I  sprang from  side to ��ide until
-  he lost track of my blade In"the bad
light, and I-ran him through. * ,
The girl was standing by her horse
>     when I'turned.    A beam of light from
the rising moon forced its way through
the tangle of  boughs and  lit  up  her
' face. * ���>
I recognized it instantly--that calm,
proud face which I knew so well and
had so-little reason to love. As Hooked
at hor then 1 was forced to admit what
my anger had .made me deny many,
times that very morning���that she was
a magnificent woman.
Now that the danger was quite over
I was rather at a loss what to do next,
but the girl relieved me of this embarrassment, i
"I am traveling to Aldgate and have
lost my way." she said. "If you can
, set me on the right road. I shall be
still more indebted to you. granting
that possible," this with a glance at
the two fallen men.
"My horse is on the new road some
fifty-yards from here." I said. "I myself .am traveling to Aldgate and shall
be glad to offer you myescort."
"Which I shall be even more glad to
accept." she said quickly, "and were I
to meet more ruffians I might not tind
another rescuer so ready at my call."
A short distance back the woods
were more open, and after helplug ber
to remount I led her horse to tbe new
road, came upon Edward and swung
into "the saddle.
For some time we rode on in silence.
1 coulci feel her eyes, however, and 1
knew she was reading me as only wo
men can read men. but 1 possessed one
httle secret which I -'mentally defied
[   her to guess.
"It is very fortunate for me that
commerce should call you to Aldgate
on this particular night." she said at
last, and she could have said nothing
which I would have found; more exasperating, for it showed clearly that
she had decided j was;a clerk.
"I  have no business in Aldgate,"  1
said tartly.'.-."Aldgate is a seaport, and
I am headed for the low countries."
."The.wars?" she,questioned quickly.
"The  wars,"   FHirepeated,   with   my
bead high.
She answered this with a low laugh
and question that made my cheeks
burn.
"What has made you suddenly desire to turn so'.dier?"
The girl seemed to read my past life
like an open book, but one fact she bad
not read, nor did I intend she should.
Still there was no reason why 1 might
not tell her part of tbe truth.
"My father." I said, "has rather a
quick temper.    People say that 1 have
Inherited somewhat of it We disagreed
on a small matter."    " ,
"Your speech is brief and to the
point," said my, companion. "And now.
principally I believe because you have
not asked me, I will tell you why I am
riding alone to Aldgate. 'My father has
rathor.Ni quick temper. People say,
that I have, inherited somewhat of it.
We disagreed on a small matter."
And then in a (lash I saw it all. why
slie was on the road.  Truly-there never ,
was such a  trick of fate as that we
should meet on this night.    '   ,
"It seems that a lew mad words have
cost us both' our homes,"- I said.''  ,' '
My quarrel  "\%.s  more tuau< a tew
.nad words!" she cried angrily. ��� "lie
would'have married me to .a churl���a
clerk, a scribbler!".
I,bit m.y/lip at that and said nothing.,
I knew well enough to, whom he would
have married' her. , -
' "A clerk,'" she, continued,,, "with, no'
more  spirit than a  leveret,  one  who
loves a book better than a sword.   'Tis
said he does needlework like tlie maids
of the^. house, and  I. can  well  believe
���t " '���"',.
���  - i ���       -���*    ,       ���*���      ,
It is easy forMdhr tongues to invent
lies when-"a man' docs not follow tho
Cashion of his age. ,1 had killed too
little and read too much.      '   ���,.   ' ,
G'lTast ever heard of Sir Francis Cay-;
' ard V"   she ' asked,   suddenly   changing"
her tone.'     (    <'  ' .        . '   ''
'./"Yes," I answered,/'often."        ,      ���'
/'Fain his daughter,"-,sbe said brief--
t* /,,,,.. ���   ��� ��� - *   ; ��� ���"'
' - I ' already knew ,,that well enough,
but she seemed to expect some' surprise, so I drew in-my.breath quickly
and "gave a low..exclamation.' It sufficed, and she continued:
i "I am( his daughter, and we have
quarreled ,becau,-:e I would not marry
a churl." She seemed to have a special relish for that title.- - "'' '
'" "I have left his house,' and go back I
shall not. I have an' uncle in Aldgate,
but in truth ho", can do'little for me.
My father-will'scour the country, and'
this uncle'is no man to,hold out against
'Sir Francis, Bayard. I doubt much,"
and this she said in' a low voice, which
seemed-'*to - invite'' contradiction'/ "if
there be any man in all'the country
round who for my' sake would brave'
myy.father."���.      '           ^ ���     _."   ', "
,No"gentleman could listen unmoved,
to such a challenge from such a wom-
i little short, everyday letter.    It won't
j take you but 'boiit a minute." , ^   --__ _-^��-% _^.v T _�����t
".What shall I say?" asked the lady I | CROESUS-
when   pen  and  paper \yere  at  hand.    "*
"Tell me just what to say,,Hester."
"Oh," said Hester, with a toss of her
head, "I'd jess like a few words. Missy j
June���jess to tell, him' howdy an' say j
I- made ""tip my  mind  1  ain't goin' to
' marry him, an' he'd better, hurry hisself  an'   make sure  o'   Susy   Ball,  or
most likely he'll lib an' die a mis'able
ole' bacbelder.   Dat's all."   '
!
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Opened   Ilsa   Cyea-
AMD CUPID
By Martha
McCulloch-WilliamS
��� Copyright. 1903, by the
'l S. S. McCluro Company
' ���
"A fine country place, heaps of ready
money���and perfect liberty!   Helen, is
(/there anything left to'wish for?" Hil-
r Lord Mark Kerr, G. C. B.. when btf 1 dreth asked, laying down the lawyer's
was  commanding  the  Poona  division    letter. ' Helen shrugged the least biUs
t ���.       ��
In Mora some years ago vigorously encouraged soldiers' gardens. One day.
taking an early stroll in mufti, he saw
three or four' privates raking about.
Much pleased/he remarked:'
"Well, my men, ,nice - thing gardening is, isn't it? I see you take an interest in it."1'   ',    '    '
vi)o I?" surlily rejoined Tommy Atkins "That's all you'know!, We have
got an old -general here, who's mad on
aoppijuL -rhe;    ___.,____    .
,;one./plu.ei>/- eh-den it wiiz;'jinothor. hut
''/fi('i''w;e!5t' ter prayin' teivbo" relieve' of
she answered: "Why, yes!  If only one
cculd have been born a widow"��� .
."I  am   ready  to  immolate   myself.
Widows are 'easier made than born," (
Hildretb    said,, catching    her    hand.
/'Only  make me jTour  lord,   Helen, of
Troy, and I will promise to' do the dis-
,appearing    act    whenever ' you    are
ready."
"You don't understand. Of course I
should hate being a r made widow.
Made widows have to wear caps, and
and people say such horrid, horrid
things 'of them if they 'venture to be���
oh, the least bit human���I, mean'not.'
funereal. .But if' only one could be'
born to that estate, with all'the grief
over or sojrtened to a'bocomingypensive
'memory/."why,  it would be  heavenly.
'Widows,1 for all their drawbacks, have
the best lives of all," Helen said; puck-'
it. en one day. whilst,fh'wuz a-hoppin'/eving her-forehead the best'-taVcould
Turn ,o:ie j'int  ter another.-it   hopped    scowling'was an. unknown-art to her.
���into his wooden leg. an' he-pullwl nil  <She had/.aughed  persistently' in' the
de leg an' th'ov.ed if in de lire, en if en J face of  hapd   fortune.*   Now  that  the
ue    rheumatism
snmed."-
an.
'-r
- "I have little beside my s\yord;to offer you,",I said, "but, believe1',me,,that
shall ever'be'at your service."'     y  '~
I   know  not-just  when,-the  change,
came, butrat that moment I meant/ey-^
ery'word I said. \^o       \\> y '
'* "It .is a .".brave sword." said Mistress,
-BayartVand then, after-a moment, con-
.tnju^dly'jVi. have brought with me jew-
-eis^ofxconsiderable^ value,' enough .to
'rirts^a'Scdmpany of men to take with
^y^rjtoy.'-the low countries."  She paused;
waiting?for~me to speak.   t
I knew not whether'to be angry or
to laugh~at -her. Mistress Mary Bayard rather than marry Henryy Sheldon
was ready to throw herself.' into the
arms of< a nameless adventurer; but,
then, I was the nameless adventurer.
"You have not asked my name," I
said.
,"I have heard your voice, I have
caught a few glimpses of your face,
and I have seen you fight; but, In truth,
I would know your name."
The moon had come out bright and
full by uow. I threw Edward across
her path and. dolling my hat, said:
"Mistress Bayard. I am Henry Sheldon."
She half rose in ber stirrups, and the
color rushed into her face, but hor eyes
did not fall before mine. W7e were long
so, looking into-'cach other's eyes.
"So you,did not wish to marry me?"
she said finally.
"At least the disinclination was mutual."
"I knew of you only through hearsay. Why have you always kept away
from me?"
"No man values what he does not
know."
"But you must havo seen me sometimes."
"Yes," I said; "I have seen you. I
knew you were beautiful, but I knew
of your character only through what I
heard. I was afraid we should not
find much in common,"
"And this short ride has made you
change your estimate of me?"
"This short ride has changed a disobedient prodigal Into a most obedient
son, and, were I not pledged to give
you safe conduct to Aldgate I should
even now turn back and marry as my
father wished."
"Far be it from me." she said in the
tone of a father confessor, "to distract
this good youth from so worthy a resolution. Ever obey thy father, and all
will be well with thee."
I know not which parent was the
more astonished at the sudden change
in his wayward offspring, but we told
them no word of our affair until after
the.-wedding.--
wuz   teetotally   con- , ^i(je Qa(j turned her gay+courage began
| to ebb.; ��� ' -      t      '" ' : '   ';,',.. -
j - "If only I had anybodyqall my own, I
should "not ^mind."^ she went, on/ "But
there,is-not a soul.-: Maybe I. ought to
be selfishly-glad. If therewas',a .soul
nearer than ninth" cousin,- this wonder-"
' ful"fairy fortune-would be cut in two.
I cannot feel that ���!; in the least deserve it. But only-think! I can .have
i what frocks I please and silver money
for my'.poor people instead of pennies."
! "Will it spoil you,'/wonder?" Hil-
dreth, said - meditatively. \ "You .know
we've always said money was the real'
touchstone. Any poor body, can be decent; there is so little,temptation to be
anything else." ,   ' ' '
"I "wish. I .knew,"   Heleh   said.   /'I
think-souls'are  like  flowers,   making
_; . A   GcncroiiM   _iii|��r<��%��.
'It is'said that one morning ar,breakfast a" general related rtovthe emperor
���-lhe misfirtuties of a ��� brither .otlieei
who "because he had not 1">.()0() franc'*
must be "dishonored." While the em
peror 'quesiioiu'd further" partienl:'.i>
Eugenie Hew to,her.,-room and:* reiui n-
ing with.a package of*banknotes, sa.d.
"Take'tli'ein. general." aud -never tell
me his name." And his' name ihe gen
erous empress never knew. / ��� '
7\ "Ilight   'here.'"   said    the    surveyor,
"will   be a - good   place  for your -suv
mill     The county line will run exactly
lhrom.,h the middle of it."/
o\er-him
a quarter of a' million. . Spending that
, will never bo'ther.a persomof your, luxu-
An  r- !A��-!-��'oii sjoeyZ   'S    ���    , ripu's.capacities.",1 Hildreth said consol-
,.Ioh'n   \Y.. Mat-kay/oace/invited  P.ob-���-i"gly.   '.        v,     ,���    ,'.,*  .  '  ���-   ,
ert G Imrervoll to visit th(> (^onist'-r^kj
nunes As the cage descendedto the
furnace heat at the bottom ot the shaft
^ol' one of the hunes Mr, Inaersoll said
gapping for air, ������Prnafely I always
bel'eved there was'a hades somewliore.
but I never dreamed it could be so
hot."
A   Coveted   fleeoi^t. ,    '
������ Agent ��� Here. sir. is a book that
should be in every family It eon!.iins
a receipt for everything, sir -everything.
Helen, laughed. "And I have existed
on less'than* six. hundred a year," she
said. "Promise - me, Vance, you , will
never change���the beastly money shall
make no difference with us."
"It's' bound;to make a difference:
Think of daring to ask-you now to dine
with me at L'Ally's!" ' HildrethJaugh-
ed back: "Nothing .will go with you but
Merry's or the Swelldorf. And I cannot eat your dinners there since I have
not the coin to return them in kind."
"You are' horrible!" Helen said
promptly. "By-way of punishment, I
invite mvself to dine with you tonight.
Cholly���Give me three copies     If it
lia��* a  reee.pt lor my tailor's bill,   I'll j Kot at 1/Ally's either���we'll go to that
; forty ceut place where the coffee is so
' sinful that it always suggests an ap-
! peal to the police.    Maybe some of the
take ls\���
Ostentation.
"Yes," said
the woman
with sharp
eyes, "those
people /who
moved in next
door are inclined to make an
ostentatious
display of their
wealth."
"In what
way?"     '
"They go into tho corner
grocery and or-
der beefsteak
in a loud tone
of voice."���Baltimore American.
Threatened.
An Everyday Matter.
There are some circumstances under
which it is easy to write a letter for
another person and others under which
It is well nigh impossible, but not all
people agree on what the circumstances are.
"I'd jess like you to write a letter to
Pomp for me, please, Missy June,"
said the colored queen of a Boston
kitchen to her young mistress.   "Jess a
All Wronjjr.
- S p o uters ���
They say, you
know, that "the
hand that rocks
the cradle is the
hand that rules
the world."
H en peck ���
Hub! I'm sure
my hand does
not rule the
world or even
my own household.-Phi ladel-
ohia Press.
Struggling Merchanl
���If you don't attenc
to business better. I'l
reduce    your   incoint
by one-half.
Chief Clerk ��� Eh!
Only yesterday you
said you thought of
taking me into partnership.
Struggling Merchanl
���That's what I mean.
others will be there."
"All of them. It's near the middle of
the week. Pay day is two days ahead
for most of the gang," Hildreth an-
. swered, with a flickering smile. "Lord,
I shall like to see them when they
know! You are going to tell them, of
course, Helen?"
"You may tell them. I shall not say
a word," Helen said, setting her finger
tips together. "I'm beginning to be
cowardly." she went on. "Suppose it
should turn out that my money costs
me my friends and my illusions?"
"I hardly understand," Hildreth began.
She raised her hand. "This is my
fear," she said. "All these five years 1'
have been out in the scurry of things.
1 have hugged the belief that my���that
people liked me for what I was, not for
what I might one day become. Latterly, since Gumpsey's has asked for and
exploited my stories, there has been so
perceptible a warming up in some quarters it has made mo a bit cynical. Now
1 am saying to myself, 'Suppose the
money draws the sycophants to you.
and the fear of seeming sycophantic,
drives away the real ones?' That would
he terrible. I hope���Oh,- how I hope���
1 that those 1 care most for will understand, however niy way of life changes.
I myself shall be just the sam-e!"
"I* shall believe it," Hildreth said,
lifting her hand to his lips. "In proof,
you must dine with me this night year,
and at the forty cent place���if it survives so long." -..,-
"If it does not. you shall dine with
me,"  Helen  said gratefully,   "and  not
at the  Swelldorf either.     It   shall   be
Revised   VersEmi.
Sunday School Teacher���All flesh ia
.--well.- Johnny,   can. yon   tell   us  the.   dpep ������ the-country, under my own fig
golden text? 'tree and vine."
���Johnny Cuui.so (eagerly)���All flesh is
to keep off the crass.;
Lincoln   Cathedral.
The Lincoln cathedral occupied ninety years in building. An English contractor has recently estimated that he
could reproduce, it in a few years for
$3,000,000. i
/'No; the forty cent place did not die
in answer to my prayers." Hildreth
said upon the anniversary of Helen's
inheriting. He sat opposite her, with a
broad damask snowfield between, all
the breadth of it gleaming with silver
and crystal.   Roses lay loosely over it
���heavy headed hothouse roses growia* -
upon   the   place.    Helen,   a   vision   ia
misty white, with pearls at her throat
and richer roses at ber breast, was alJ-,
unlike the girl of  last year.   She bad"
been trimly tailor made, yet very, very
threadbare   then.    Somehow   Hildreth
found it hard fo give her place to the-
'fluffy,   tiuttery  creature who now" answered her name.
lie  had  been  absurdly .,fond - of the-
tailor  made girl/sinfully  fond if ,one>
reflected  that   between   them   the two-
bad had nothing certain a week.   Free-
lances of the ]}en. they bad been-also-.
e-no  pomnnnions,   sentient,   responsive-
as the wind harp to the winds, yet never by any chance sentimental.
* "I suspect it died,in answer to my '
petitions. I did not see how- else I was-
ever to get you down here," Helen said:
demurely.    "Vance,  you  have  treated; '���
me very, very'badly���only three letters-'
and two snippets of your valuable time
when I came to the city.   By way oft
penance you shall now tell me everything about everybody."
"For instance?" Hildreth said inquiringly. <    �� .       '   '
Helen shook her finger at him.  "Yon
know," she said.   "But by way of set-,
ting you off.   who   has  my  place  at
L'Ally's and the offices,?  Do you know �� '
Gumpsey's begged me to work exclusively for'my 'discoverers?'"   ' ,
"Characteristic,",Hildreth said. '/'But *;'
as to your place, you don't really think,
anybody could take it. Marvel has not,
got done-lamenting your loss to litcra-.
turc, arid, Ransom sighs .for your stOf
ries of occasion."     - i '   "   i'-\ ,   ,     '      '"
/'You "flatter me,"* Helen said.   "Ran-'1',
som was, always a dear. ��� Hey.read my
things .by, the light of his own kind-
'ness.  But tell me about the new young'
.women.   -There   must be /new" young:   -
women, who strum a guitar for you Xo'7 '
smoke by .'and'know, 'as I did/not tV
bother you with a j word." '- _ ��� t   \<
j "Oh,' there.aro two or'three," Vance^ .
said indifferently^ then, suddenly rousi ,
ing: "Andqne of them's a corker, tbo��� - ,,
' western girl, two years in civilization.'
If,she ever "quits burring her r's, your&
trulyr will "surrender at indiscretion."  C      ':
"Deai*, dear, this is.< crushing!" Helen*'1-
^said, ^protending to hide,( her face. 'In.; ;
reality she studied Hildreth1- frorn th&_  v
ambush #of her fingers..   "If/you-jlove^U'-^
hev very much, 'Vance,"  she said, iii >
muffled tones., "fetch her here 'for,; six * '
months.'- I'll, try my best, to straighten^ -'
out .the tragic'accent"."   *    ".*-.*        ,L'
'"Don't  know - if   it's  worth-* while/";,-
Hildreth said, drumming on'-.the table.;   '
"There's a photo���square jawed fello\y;// -
with 'gimlet; eyes���which  keeps,.Avar_.\   .
>over her",den! -I've'a,sneaking suspi-'/' "
.cion the gimlet eyed-is.a lion in all our.
paths"���     ���      '" "       fJV . �� V.  "���*    J  ,
"Oh, he need not count. "I. can'taIce- '
'care /of   him/', ..Helen   said, ,'smiling:/ ���
wickedly!        v_     y / -    '��-���..-.,. 'v-l -. -
Vance got' up'and went'to1 her side, '(
"No; you can't," he said, "for the very,
excellent reason that you have got to
take care of me.   I've been all sorts of .-
a fool,  Helen, over this blessed mon.-    /
e3T.'\ .'.-*��.;'
"I   knew  it "all  along,"   Helen  saicL
"now glad I am you have seen light at'
last!"     .
Women and Worry,       ,-._���
Granting that a woman's nerves are-   "x
more apt to become detraquc, tomorrow a French word, than a man's are,,
a fact which we have no wish to try to-
account for, we are not at all sure that
it is because she is more subject to the-
srnaller worries of .life than a man is or
indeed that she is really more subject
to them. It is true that the cares of the,
household,  productive as they are of
much grievance "and trouble, fall chiefly upon a woman's shoulders; but. oq-
the other hand, a man's ordinary business or profession is quite as full of
small  annoyances /and worries which
are every whit as irritating as 'those
that beset his wife.
The difference, we should say, between the two sexes lies rather in the
manner in which they meet their troubles than in the apportionment of those
troubles. We would not readily dispute
the theory that it is the steady and persistent pressure of these small worries
which works a 'change in the nervous
system more surely than any great and
sudden trouble, just as the drop of water hollows tbe stone, but we are inclined to believe that the reason in this
case why one stone is hollowed sooner
than tho other is to be found in the
greateiy softness of the stone and not in
the greater frequency of the drop.�����-
London Spectator.
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DAIIiYDEIilVEaY.  *  JP. - Stoddart.  FINE  WATCH  REPAIRING.  Sells Watches Cheaper   *  than'ar.yone else   fl, KILLS.  ,   e^_$i2_$i3  DTTIvTSMUIIl *' VE  CCAIBEKLAND     ,  IM in MserlaM   ���������������������������"r      '  ������. fc  STAY  AT  THE -.  ''VEM'ltOME-    .  '   42T    All Conveniences vou.,,Guests.  Titk B.vr is SurruEo with  Best Liquors and Qjgars  R. S. ROBESTSdN.  Boot  &  ' ��������� Mr. Jeer  Repairing  .,.AV  SPECIALTY.  ;orroe_7i ��������� gros;,,  /_3_A._e__:__I3_ELS' ;.  "DREAD, Cakes and 'Pies delivered daily to any part of City.  T. IX McL&AN,  The Pioneer Watchmaker,  Jeweler and Optician..  .W    ���������       _     3"^  ���������'lYDS.TBEtBi'lillB.'   '-  "FULL'STOCK OF '��������� >  ��������� ii_i.iiiH'j������iaj^xJE__S7      ���������  reries  *    '  All the'_.atest MAGAZINES  -    and  i'APSBS  oii hand ,. -    ���������   <  DUNMJUIii AVE-,' ' DUMBhLAND  .'pRTjiTs,.;< : ,  .   Candies,     ' ' -< '  IV ES/ Cigars,  -  ' Tobaccos.  AND NOVELTIES AT   ^Y     "��������� (  ^Ai/-_iiffA/__V_^-_2sSf  f (Whitney Block.)   '  ANTHONY  THE POPULAR ;  Tobacconist  rpINE CANDIES,-   FRUITS,  and  ' -*- _\ U    Stock    of    TOBACCO  CIGARS and CIGARET1ES   DUNSMUIR AVE.,' CUMBERLAND.  ri  TiEECZEi]  New England  WM. GLEASON, Proprietor.  T7OR' Comfort,, Cure" and Attrition TRY  A     the New Enoland Hotku   '  HIGH GRADE    ������  Cigars   and    Liquors    in    Bar. '  HARNESS  I   , _���������  ur    WILLARD is preparer! to  ' .'    * Y, ���������    .'fill any Orders for Fine or ,  j ,, .       ,     " \    ' ��������� ."���������,.    r  '     Heavy   tlarueaH, ��������� at  hhort*'uotice. '  i 'WILLARD BLO0K, '    Cumberland.  First EjirH������_  Boole on  Sport.  The Grst boot on sport ever printed  . ' In the English language was a rhymed,  .treatisescalled   the   "Boko  of   St.   Al-  bnns.'\its author being a woman,' Dame  : ..Juliana Berncrs. Its second edition waa  printed by Wyhkyn de Wordein 14!)G.  'A.descendant of her family. Lord Ber-  nera. was the translator of Froissart'fl'  , '.'Chronicles." -It"Is true that old manuscripts existed,  such as the������"Venerie  do Twecy" of the time of Edward II.,'  but it was-Dame Juliana who wan the  "real   ancestress-of  sporting ��������� literature  in England, for she also composed an  essay   on*1 hawking   and   another   on  "Fishinu With an Angle." the last being of such excellence that Izaak Wal-  - ton' himself did  not disdain to take a  bint-frotn its pages.  '        ' "Entin.se   Crow."  T The terra "eating crow" comes from  ��������� an ante Revolutionary story. A foI-  ; dier of an Engli-ib reftiment stationed  ; In Virginia shot a pet crow belonging  ! to a farmer. The latter entered a  complaint with the colonel, wbo sen-  I tenced /.the soldier to eat the crow.  ; The farmer was left alone with the  ' soldier to see that he did it. After  ithe soldier had consumed a portion of  i the bird be took his gun. presented it  ; at the farmer and told him to eat the  I remainder of tho crow or he would  ; shout him. This was the origin of the  : eating crow story.  I University   of Atlwnn.  The University of Athens is very old.  It-is conducted on ��������� the <Jennan plan.  '������������������ Most of the professors are graduates of  -'Gorman universities, and the German  language is heard about the building  more frequently than any other except  Greek. The institution has a large  amount of property, and several of the  chairs have been handsomely endowed  by private individuals.  The   Poisononn   Poppy.  In Turkey if a man falls asleep in the  neighborhood of a poppy Geld aud the  wind blows from the field toward him,  ��������� he becomes narcotized aud would die if  ��������� the country people, who are well ac-  : quainted with the circumstances, did  ' not bring him to a well or stream aud  ! empty pitcher after pitcher of water on  : his face and body.  Mfthotl   En   fits   Deceit.  I    VI thought you said you were going  'to bring a friend-home to dinner." waid  ; Mrs. Skimpy toher husband. .  |    "He  couldn't   come,   Anna."   replied  ���������Mr. Skimpy as he .<:'.! down with great  satisfaction to the first good .dinner he  had bad a-chance to aitack for u long  time.  What   Dl������turl������e������3   B3m.  Wiggles��������� I hear you upset a plate of  Fonp on Miss Smith's gown at dinner  last night -  Wiggles1---Yes, and it was awfully  enib.-irrassing. You know.-it isn't polite  to ask for a second plate of soup.  P.'jrr   nrifa   fflrshiac.  ; Dr.'Parr on meeiMig Lord Chancellor  Erskiim. with wlium he was fri-ndly,  once wild. "Er*U'n;*. \ mean to write  your epitaph when you ui<> "  "Doctor," unsweivd the p.rent lawyer,  "it. is almost a temptation to commit  suicide."   Their 9insjrlc -TbftUR-ht,  Hook���������That   youug   married   couple  appear  to   be   two   souls   with, hut  a  single thought. ,  Kyt._-.Yes.     He thinks he's  tbo only  thing on earth,  aud she agrees with  him. i,    hspimftit I lianainso. Rj.  s. s- "City of Nanaimo.  WINTER SCHEDULE.  Leaves Victoria Tuesday.-6 a.m., for Nanaimo,   calling at   Musgraves,,Vesuvius. Crofton. Kupei. and Thetis  .   Islands (one week) Fulford, Ganges,  and Fernwoo'd'(following week).  Leaves Nana.mo Tuesday, 5 p.m.; for  Comox, connecting with s,s  Joan at  Nana'mo.    -  i I,  '  Leaves  Comox Wednesday,  8 a.m., for  Nanaimo'   oirect," connecting   with  train for Victoria  Le.ives Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Fridav, 2 p.m., one  week for Ganges, next week for  Crofion.    ��������� . c  Leaves Ganges or Crofon Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.  VANCOUVER -NAUAIMO ROUTE  S.S.      "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  ���������Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  . P.R. Train No. 1. daily except Sundays, at r p m.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  OCTOBEK 25rh,  1902  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2���������Daily. No. i-S'uv'av  A M P.M  Do   9 00 Vctoria D  "   9 23 CoMo-pam     "  " 10.24... Knei Ig'a. ..   ...   "  " 11 00 ...Duncdu'a......    "  "'   p .M.  " 12 40  ....   ..Nanaimo..,  Ar 12 53.;.. Wellini^ten.  3.00  4 24  5.00  P M  6 41  Ar. 7 03  WELLINGTON   TO  VICTORIA.  No. 1���������Daily.  A. M.  De.    8 00  ...  "    8 '.0    ...  '���������" 10 0-2  ....  "10.42    ...  " 11.38   Ar 12.00....  No. 3~>Sunday  A.M.  . .WHHngton D. . ���������> 00  ,Na laimo    " 3  .Du.cin's,    '������ 5 0^  '.'K'-en;.g'a........  ." ;"> '66  .Coldstream    " 6 32  .Victoria  Ar 7-00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets en sale, good over rail and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for-Excur-  sions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  chpnfje without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours-of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from1 and  to  all Stations, good Saturday and Sunday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  Black lam^urseiy  QUARTER WAY, Wellington Road  HDTCHEiiSOS . &  20;O0O Fruit Trees to 'choose' from.  Large Assortment of.Ornamental  1      Trees,   Shrubs  and   Evergaeens  -'.'   Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  ���������Orders, by 'mail   -promptly   at  tended to.       ,.    _ - ...    _  P. O   BOX,  190.  sl2tc  SJVXOKTS  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLObSOM  Tlie Best in  R. C.   and  made  by Union Labor in  9  0  {pioneer (Bloat* ffpxtct.  Vancouver,   B.C.  ZETCTR,   S_^X_:E  MAPLEHURST   FARM,  HORNBY     ISLAND,  (comox district;,  . 'Containing���������  230 Acres. ��������� 200 Acres Fenced.  About 400 healthy Beariny Fruit Trees.  70  Acres cleared up yood, and  in crops  and hay land.  62  Acres  cleared  up  rough,   but   good  pasture.  85   Acres bush���������ea-.y cleared.  13  Acres chopped and burned over.  The whole of the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any kind of grain and  root crops,    la suitable for beef, dairy or  sheep.  15,000  Cedar  Rails in boundary and  field fences.  Large 7-ronmed house���������water in house  2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by 75 feet. Sheep  Barn, Hen Houses, etc.  Buildings 5 years old.    Abundance of  good water.    Nearly I  mile frontage on  Lambert Channel.    iX miles from Gov  ernment  Wharf.  Good Markets���������Cumberland (Union  Mines), Nanaimo and Victoria.  Good shooting ��������� Deer, grouse and  ducks plentiful.  Price.......   $6000  1-3 cash,   balance,   6 per cent.  Also, 246 Acres adjoining���������good land, at  $8 per acre.  Also, several   Good Grade Jersey Cows,  Heifers   to   calve, and Yearling    and  Heifer Calves.  Apply GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island.  'ESTAiausWED . I 077:  IWCORPOilAT-D   1898.  AUTHORIZED   CAPITAL. $5 00,000!.  eb_:as._r'3   A^a   exporters  Ior Dovfiiflghi   Satisfaction^  ^Si./pmcnt   efter   Sfcipment.  Ship   Your   Goads   to   Vs.  Full    Pre cos    c:;d    f/irmc-  diate Payment .Every >Tlme.  Been Established 24 Years.  Write for Prices. Make Trial  Shlament.    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"j Music, comprising rJ2'l complete piecea" fur  ���������tlie Piano."* .'It bought in any music stoic at  -one-half.off, would uosc $30.'     If you   wil!  (.end ua ihe'oame and   ad mcss   of  Hve'pr  foriiifrH   on   the1 Piano   <r Organ,   we wil  ������������������'���������send \bu-'Bamyl'p'oopy fiei1    ' , n  i. ^     ~   _ ,(.  .J   W. PEPPEK.< Publish; rv  ' Catalog liiiiiri & O oh   Musk- &. Iu^t. ���������Free  '"  Eighth.&.L6cij t Sts ,    -  .  . .  "'������" -"-\ -���������' '' ~ . Philadelphia, , Pa* "  * *���������'     7 "'���������:j ~ K ���������    -- '   ,  OF EVERY- CLASS AND  DESCRIPTION  At    LO W EST - R A"PE S:.  N otice.  Riding on locomotives and   rail'  way-cars  of   the   Union'  Colliery  Company by any   person   or   per  .'sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prohit-ited.'    Employees   are   subject-tu dismissal for allowing same  By order  Francis D. Little  - l   #r      Manager.  I Have   Taken    Office  inthe  N&lp      Building!  Dunsmuir Avenue,    Cumberla a.'  ' and an-j'.-agent for the 'following  reliable    insurance     companies:  The Rbyal   London   and   Lan  cashire and Norwich   Union,  am  prepared to, accept  risks a  current  rates.    lam   also agent  ' for,rhe Strinderd Life Insurance  Company'of   Edinburgh and the  Ocean Accident Company of England.    Please   call  and  investi.  gate before insuring in any other  < Company.        .     ^     ,       ������������������  -r JAMES ABRAMS^'  ���������' JAS. A. CARTHEW'S :  ; Livery Stable!  ���������    Teamster   and Draymen    ���������  ��������� ���������  I    Single and  Double rigs    :  ' \    for Hire.    All . Orders    ���������,  Promptly , Attended   to,    ���������  I Third St, Cumberland, B.c! ,  '��������� -' ;-;. y./^   "^Vi'SQRIPTION-   :  -���������  '",/. For -the 'J. , W. " Pepper   Piai <���������  ' ''Musu^Ma'g'tzme,   price Onet Dull-j.  ;'.j>er������������������ yeaf (posthee <pai<\);l enn"������l������*  -w     /ph'ici'iM'y applying to,lhe  office  ������'  r\   Newp.',- <^u    !"-'~,1 -nfl". oPi 'C!.,   wh("j!'  ' '   ���������--rA'i rri ifs  -n1''s'fer\;  f  The Best and Most Influential  Mining Paper in   the   World.  ��������� y _ rf-y-.j..  PUDLiSKED'WEEKLY, $5.00 PERYEAR.  SPECIMEN   COPY   FREE. '  '253 Broadway.   -   New York.  CIRCULARS. ��������� ".     ���������   f  . 7      -        ��������� .  NOTICES .   ;   '  ' "*' *���������*������������������ "i  ��������� - .BILL-HEADS' '*    ' - -^ >  ' '     /LETTER'READS  '  i i ���������������  memorandums'"'  -    ;   -'envelopes ���������  < ���������' ,  .   ,   BUSINESS CARDS  LABELS"<&-RAGS      ;--*       '  \\-       -'   \BILLS OF,.'FARE  Etc.-, v!   -.. Etc.;- ;    ^ Etc. ������'   .  fc CONCERT PROGRAMMES     -  BALL PROGRAMMES  '   ���������  DISPLAY BILLS  POSTERS"  ,,,. 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Piket, Proprietress;       .     ,  v     ,When in Cumberland be  sure  and stay  at  the .Cumberland',   /,  ' .-    Hotel,"  First-Class   Accomoda-,,' ."  ,   , tion for transient and perman--  ent boarders.   , r ~* Y* "  Sample Rooms and   Public Hall   \  Run in'Connection  with   Hotel  ! ., \'~  >*' h  .14  ^"m���������������i������������������_>���������M_^_-f?F^1i j*ytn-Tr_rr.7_Tnrv_r  '-    VIOLIET   TUITION.    '  PROF C.H. ,SCkAFFNER."conservatory .graduate.      has' do-  <._, cided  to  locate, permanently, in,  ���������   Cuinberlandis   prepared   to give"  lesson.s ,to  a   limited   number of  ���������pupils on the Piano",  VioJin>nd-  voice culture. T    \ WHITNEY  BLOCK.. '   ��������� ��������� ���������  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per day;'/r"*/fv/:    I' r -   J      '���������    , - "   "*      \' ' l  !&���������  y?~if^i^. :'y7"-l ." ���������"      '��������� c >>��������� t-OK        '   .     '    '.,,.^1  L.J-T  ' , "'.  \u  ORDERS  EXECUTED' WITHOUT DELAY.  !'  MMTd IUSS1EII8,  \  VANCOUVER.   B.C.  Death Intimations   i-  Funeral   Invitations'  Memoriam - Cards  Fruit Si Ornamental  s rees,  TimtTEKN A<"Ri'S, all produced l>\  i iedi *-nt N\'' it������-* Labor. Lee.  than-Ea: tons P'ic- s  i  Clean Ceitificaie from Inspectoj.  No   San   Jose Scale -or  Borers.  '...*���������      -       <���������  GARDEN- & FIELD     .  H    Seed.s  and    Bulbs  for Fall & Spring Planting  "   rTHE DEMAND FOR'   ���������    ,������,  Stevens Pistols  18 INCREASING RAPIDLY.-.- .  Have' been 'making for 37 yearg the  TIP UP���������.22 ShoriR. F $2.50  |.The DIAMOND,"'0-inch blued barrel,  nickel frame, open or globe and peep  sights ������5.00  Same -with KMncb. barrel 7.50  i&������|&*  TRAOE  fVJAKXS.    v  COPYWeCHTS  _<v  "ji^^p^ ._ : jn>esgGW_,  Pfinrt/VAn+ioi At",, 7" w"ju"'caiions strictly ���������  ccintuieatial. Oiliest aKeuo> 7or?eciir]riirDutou_i  tn America.. 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'        c  .(.,-  ���������WO SLEIGBS  AND'A  ���������;I  ll  By HEIES  WOOD  Copyright, 1901, by T. C McClura  boin' all w  It just took an" flew  They're  r!"'it up in tho horses' faces, uiey re  sr'ritv. vou know, an'' won't stand  much" aii'-an* "-this very softly and  slyly���������"_cl ain't a driver Hue you.,   He  ain't' strong. ��������� They ran like wild, an  he had lo stand  np to hold 'em. , An  when we turned the corner by the' old  n-;nlo fee the 'sleigh went into a post,  toppled  over   un-I-I ' fell -out.     A.i  wuen'l got up 1 *aw tbe sleigh swing-  Joel Herrick 'drove along disconsolately in the moonlight, flicking his  whip about 'Bay Charley's ears. Behind the yarn uiuiller his face wore an  expression of disappointment and  wounded pride, and it was evident that,  the five miles of tine sleighing before  him on this keen, beautiful night held  no charms. Disconsolate ho looked and  disconsolate he felt, for had he not just  been scorned by the lady of his heart?  Little had he thought when he drove  Susannah refers out to Johnson's gold-  ' en wedding that she would desert him.  and for his bitterest rival, Ed Sparks,  and yet��������� o ��������� . ,  Joel had danced often with the, pretty, golden haired Susannah. She, happily conscious of her new blue ribbons  - and pink 'cheeks, 'had beamed upon  him, dancing his heart quite out of  him and himself into the brave resolve  to speak of his love on the' homeward  'drive, for, although Joel had "'kept  company" with Susannah for six-  months,  .he   had' always   lacked .tho  . courage to "ask her" point blank.  ,     Now, Ed Sparks, on the other hand,  ' lacked not the courage, but rather had  pressed his suit,\even,when Susannah  had clearly-snubbed him. Perhaps it  was done.only to nettle the hesitating  Joel; perhaps Susannah was really  impressed by Ed's brand new suit'of  store clothes, scarlet tie and glittering'  cutf buttons and studs. 'At any rale,  when the dancing was done and lhe  big "dining room  was thrown open   it  ' was Ed Sparks who stepped quickly  forward and "handed" Susannah to  the delectable  feast,  and  i't  was  Ed  ' Sparks who filled her glass with Aunt  Marcy Johnson's best blackberry wino  when-the health1 of boat and  hostess(  was  drunk. ' And ' all  the  while  Joel  'Herrick, his heart eaten out with jeal-'  ousy, tried to look gay as he served an- '  other and,Mess favored damsel.  - After   supper- goodbys   "were   said,  - the stone.bottles were filled with hot  water  in  anticipation ,of   long   rides  - through   the   cold   night,   the   women  "bundled-each other up  in tippet'and  shawl,  while  the  men ' harnessed  the  horses.    To be sure,-'Joel had but one-  - horse to harness, yet the crafty Ed  managed to reach the house doer first  with his" prancing young horses and a  ���������il "ame to a sudden and mi-  dio   girled   at   the  second verse   when a commotion was ; ee^.������e**ee**O0**������C ������__**������������  ���������hM.a .t UK- ���������,���������,��������������� ot t_ WL "Tb-   S  _  ^_    yjjgjg. |  t ���������_aOCKSMffiiSi  a hot ahd eager fireman forced his way  through' tbe audience up to the foot-  lights and bawled out at the top ot his   J  voice:  ������������������"Bill, you've got to come out of them ���������  ���������er* boots if you value your life.    I'm  called to a fire!"-I.ondon Tit-Bits.  Sided.  i  x  y  By 3_AETHA  M'CULX.OCH-WrLI.IAMS  u  new, fancy sleigh. Susannah gave one  swift glance from Ed's dashing turnout to staid Bay Charley and the old  fashioned cutter. Vaguely she heard  a ' chorus of feminine ��������� "oh's" and  "ah's," and Joel's fate was sealed. She  sprang into Ed's sleigh, tlie envy of  every other girl on the great porch.  All this furnished anything but  pleasant thoughts for Joel as he drove  home alone, and when he realized that  at this moment Ed's arm might be  encircling the slender, waist of Susannah he fairly groaned in spirit. Perhaps the bold fellow might even dare  to kiss her. Joel grasped his whip  tightly, and Bay Charley sprang forward in-surprise.  Two miles had been covered, and he  reached a point where the road wound  through   a   patch   of   woodland.     The  trees "stood gaunt,  strange and black  against the dazzling snow.    Now and  then a branch snapped with the cold,  sounding like the report of a pistol en  the still  moonlight.    Joel  commenced  to whistle from sheer lonelincs.s.  Then  suddenly  the sound  died  oh  his lips,  in astonishment he saw a woman walking  toward   him.   'Nearer and   nearer  they came together.    Mere and  more  familiar became the outlines  oi that  feminine figure.    As he slowed up  shrank back against a tree.  "Why. Susannah!"  "Oh, Joel. I'm so glad it's you'"        v  There were tears in her voice.    "But  Joel    remembered    the    slights,    the  humiliation recently put upon .him. and  hardened his,heart and his voice.    -  ������������������Well. Miss Peter?, if you are goin'  'home alone I shall be pleased to take  von under my care."  His' tone was not Inviting, but tho  shivering Susannah quickly.climbed to  his side. Joel touched up Bay Charley,  .'hut for some time remained silent.  Now and then he glanced at the little  i.irure''crouched at his side, .shirking  with sobs and cold together.- Joel's  heart reproached him, and he finally  remarked:'  '."Seems to me you ain't actin' right  tonight. First you take up with a no  account sort of fellow like Ed Sparks;  then you go walkin' alone at this time,  of ni-ht. '.Where's Ed. an* what does  he mean, leavin' .vou all alone like this?  if he ain't treated you right, I'll take  him out an' horsewhip him."  Susannah laid her hand appealingly  on Joel's arm.  "I'vo been mean to you. Joel, but���������  hut this ain't   Ed's   fault.      I���������I���������foil  out!"  loel snorted incredulously.  ������yo<s I did, too. Joel. We were just  ..hove old man Jndkin's place, an' one  of those big wild geese was lyin' in the  i-o'.d,  we  not seein'  it because of  its  i::' from side to oide an' 'Ed slandhi' up  an' h::ngin"on to the reins  fler ri'ci  .������������������...���������li������.-.iou   of   ber" admirer's   obaht  She tried, to smother the giggle in the  sleeve of Joel's great rough cf-r.t uiicJ  then'continued: ' "   \  "There hasn't been a soul along unui  von came. ' I was scart to death.  Everything was so white an' st'll.,an  lu' the woods the moon was looicm at  me through the dark branches ol the  trees' for all the world like a queer  face. 1-1 don't believe 1 could, have  stood it much .longer."  By this time Joel was chuckling o\er  his rival's predicament, and Susannah  silt up in sudden dismay.  ,������But you  won't tell  anybody.  *   1  you. Joel? Tlie whole town'll be laugh-  in' at' mc."  S ;.',.+  Joel turned serious on the instant.  ��������� "No they won't laugh at you. If they  do, they'll have to answer to me. Besides, the* joke  ain't on you.   Us, on  Ed "  But just'at this time Ed was having  fresh troubles of his own. Careening,  swaving, he drew near Hufflesburg at  .a racing gait, utterly unconscious that  Susannah was no longer flinging to  the seat -before, which ,he still stood,  tugging at the reins. Occasionally he  threw an encouraging word over his  shoulder'or told her how brave she  was not to scream and add to then-  danger. The horses ' would soon run  'themselves out,' and the road before  them was clear. r   ������        .- ���������  But. alas, just as he turned into the  town a sudden obstacle appeared in  their track-Farmer, Schneider's big  sleigh, laden wilh the rosy cheeked  Mrs. Schneider and three' equally ,rosy  daughters! At Ed's warning shout  Schneider drew his placid white mare  to'one side, but'the flying team caught  the 'rear of Schneider's sleigh, and a  chorus of feminine' shrieks was wafted .to'the "fleeing Ed. > The drift was  deep, and the'five Schneiders, when  disentangled.: found themselves uninjured, but nevertheless wrathful at  the reckless driver. ' -_ , ' "  In the meantime Ed had reached die  center'.of the"town! and* his-horses, exhausted and steaming, finally responded to-the rein.   With a feeling of intense relief Ed turned to .his companion.   Consternation seized him.   W here  was Susannah?   Caught in the'mael  strom  of  Schneiders?   No,   his  cuttei  had not been injured in the collision  Ho remembered with horror that she  had not spoken since the horses ,urs.  began their mad run.  What if she had  been back there in the woods all tluu  time,    frozen,    perhaps    attacked    by i  tramps?   Ed was too frightened to be !  logical.    With   a  curse  he turned  uiu  fagged horses back into the road and  whipped them on at a mad gait.  Again  he' passed' the Schneider  family,  and  as the farmer once more pulled out of  his way, this time more successfully,  his goodwife murmured:  "I   did   not   think   Marcy  Johnson's  wine was so strong as that."  Half a mile farther he met Joel and  stopped at the hitter's vigorous bail.  "Good evenin'.  Ed." said Joel,   with  a cheerful smile   for   his .discomfited  rival     "Are you goin' to look for Susannah?   She's here, safe in my sleigh,  an' you can,just bet she ain't goin" to  make such a mistake again."  ^ Ed ignored the complacent Joel and,  making his best-bow���������that is. the best  he could make while trying to hold the  two astonished and trembling horses-  said:  "I'm awful sorry I had such an acci-  Pclers:   but   if you   aren't  so  much,   an'   1  x     CopjTight; 1901, by M.SIcC.-Williams     j  "Carola!"   'Aunt   Sarah   called  voice acid,,yet'tense. ' (  '"Weil!"    Carola * answered  her  without  Why  Many  Children   Are   One  It is a well known physiological law  that the' rse of a muscle' causes an  increase in its size.1' while neglect  ealidos it to Income smaller.  ���������ih'o steady use of the same arci-r in  <_|-rving a  ������A of books to and  from ! looking up from her book  school, the propping of one arm on a  Mbleor the excessive use of one arm  "^ "'K ""  K���������f"SSrtv   "ui   -"ir! "*���������Tl" ������__** .vou- haa  set  me  tits   own   result ' will- |-maMine for/ o'clock.  f\\  be   made   to .counter-  "It's 10 o'clock���������high time you were  dressing,"  came'back, the, tone more-  acid than ever.  Mifrht  vou1  Carola said,  turninga leaf and not'raising' her eyes.  Aunt Sarah stamped her foot. "As if.  vou didn't know-what folks are!" she  protested. "You know .they'll begin  piling in here around- 12, or 1 at the  ���������latest. The last one of 'em is crazy to  seo what'll happen."' '  "How strange!" Carola commented,  apparently to the book. Aunt Sarah  darted  through  the door,  caught tho  ��������� . , book,   flung   it  across  the   room   and  Jasmin, the Gascon poet and barber, i clutched   Carola's   shoulder.      Angry,  once treated a rich snob,,to the snub- , tcar's stood ln her eyes, but still Ucj  bing he deserved.   Jasmin had'been re: , ped viciously. "You'll be <be deuti  citing his poems for the benefit of the of me yot,.. sho gasped,, out. L-oid.  noor and' bad .afterward been, escorted- Lord) if x only bad known what trou-  in  triumphal  procession to  his  hotel. | ble you>d bo i never would have had  eaci)    such  brings   a'.o;  r-crv.-.tant   effort  act it. '''���������,_,*  ' The growing' age Is .more subject  than ,-uiv other to such influences, but  .overy age is directly and powerfully  influenced by any occupation or habit  wliU-h lends to tlie''exclusive'exercise  of certain muscles or to the habitual  lnl:i?i���������,or i' "pert-In  post pre    L  SnubM-R- a  Snob.  I iu    you here, never in this world!"  r������ a r     "You mean really that' you  brought  v_ _.������    -���������- lllCd i nie here so you'.could make trouble for  himself without invitation in a chair.  , j b6th- of ns ������ Carola said, standing up  ������������������My dear Jasmin," said he patroniz- I flnd   edging"away . from-hcr - .aunt s  Next   morning  while  he  was  bed some one knocked at the door. _   vulgar   nabob   entered   and   installed ' m'e'here so you'could make trouble lor  In^lv  "lam a banker, a millionaire, as   gi_Sp#i ��������� ������y_u   know  you   would   find  yoV know."   1 wsb you to' shave me   Jieaven   duU .if you  had  not* a griev-  rwithyour owii' hand.    Please set to   ance ��������� ���������      -     . ~    , .- ; ���������  work  at once,   for   I  am   pressed for (     ���������stop,   l wo���������.t heiU. sucb sacrilege!  time.'   Yoii can ask what you like for j, Aunt Sar{lh cried, shaking Carola hard  your trouble."    ' .   .   '    ...  "Pardon me, sir." said Jasmin, with  pride.   ���������"! shave for payat home only.  "What do you say  ���������;������  1 shave for pay only.  ,"It is true, sir  at home." . ,        .  "Come,  come!    You  are  jesting,  cannot be' put off.   ���������Mal:e your charge  wharyou like, but shave .me!"  '   " _������*aln I say. sir. it is impossible!  "How    impossible?    Isn't    it    your  trade?"    ��������� *  ' "It is, butatithis moment I am not  I  "I thought'' I  knew what ingratitude  was-after,all I've done for 'you-but".  this caps the climax!" ' . ���������  "You liave done���������many things,     _a-  rola said, settiny her teeth hard. "First'  vou gave me a name I hate and shall.  bate till I die., You thought it sounded  finer than the name of any other baby  around.    Right there you  struck ^the  keynote-of ' everything.     You   are   so  tyrauically   vain,. you ' want   to   show  everybody  howt much  better you  can  , do everything.   That is why you have.  disposedtoexercise.it.'    ��������� -  (pitched   on   Johnson   Blakely   for   my  in  spile of  renewed,bribes and en-   ^^^^^ * roor fool''.    1 shoiild be.al-  Jasmin   remained   firm,   ana    ^^ ^ sQrry fQl. him as f01. luySelf if  he had not:a man's strength anda  ���������man's chance to-run away. He doesv  not really want Cic. Peggy; McMann  suits him ever and ever so much better.  But you got bim under your thumb' be-1'  for" he left off roustabouts. - He's  worse afraid of you .than .death or the  judgment if be is six feet two and big  as an ox"���������    *" \  1 "Johnson loves me like a mottier.  He's good looking, as, moral as-as a  baby-and will have $100,000 when his  old uncle dies," Aunt Sarah broke m.  her, eves snapping.harder. "And any-  other girl around would  of   him,   while  treaties   ..������..  r  the millionaire went away unshaved  i   En eon rn Bern en*. '  ���������Whenever ~ you can conscientiously  encourage any one. do so.'- You would  not leave those plants in your window  without water or refuse to open the  shutters that the sunlight might tall  upon thenv. but you leave some human  flower sut't'er for want of appreciation  or the sunlight of encouragement.  There are a few hardy souls that can  stru'-ele on stony soil, shrubs that can  wait^'for the dew and the sunbeams,  that will climb without kindly  but only  a  few.    Utter the  yes,   every  vmes  training,   but only  a  few.     Uu������   ���������   - at   tho   cll:lIlco  kind  word  when  you  cam    Gne the   J      i_  helping praise when you bee that it is .locked up for two  deserved.    The thought that "no one ^e^akeep   me   trom   marrying  knows and no one cares" blights many   gj^^e.,^  supplemented  a   bud    of    promise.-Cathohc   Home   ^m^|ar:lh; otluM.,vise Mrs. Wilson,  'Companion.  .    aused for breath.   "Johnson knows all  '   ' A Barl>_r������u. _,������*���������_ \ about it,"  she ran on     "^^^  as  an  dent.   Miss  hurt  it  don't   matter  ,ope vou'll let me see you safe home.  Susannah  choked   back  a persistent  ������-i"-le and clung to Joel:s arm.  ������ "You see. Mr. Sparks-Mr. Elerrick-  l   mean  Joel-an'   l-we-I'u.   just  as  much obliged"���������  Joel took up her faltering explanation and made it clear.     . .  "1 don't mind tellin' you. Mr.  Sparks, that ' hereafter Susannah an'  [���������11 do our sleighin' together for all  time, but if you want a recommendation to anv other girl Susannah shell  give'it. an' we won't mention this here  little affair/'  y <    .       '     ,  _^  And Mr. Sparks, with a dignified uplifting of his fur cap and a few unintelligible words, whipped up his.horses,  swung around in the. road and raced  back to town. .     ,  The    cioc  own.  "Yet you want to turn your back on  a good husband and a rich one and  throw voursclf away on a beggarly  lawyer who has never had a case since  he hung out his shingle a year ago,  Aunt Sarah snapped. Carola laughed  a short, hard laugh.  Mrs. Wilson tknew her neighbors.  They did come piling in before the  wJk struck 1. Carola's love affairs  had been the gossip of the countryside  for six months past. Naturally there  was edged expectation of some uncom  mon climax to what had y been s<  strange; To tbe 'bucolic' mind ������t .was,  wholly unheard of that Johnson Riake-  lv had been cut out by a sprig of a  j ......... _ 1  co.,t to  so  A  Pleasant   Interruption.  The following incident occurred at  an entertainment-in a large provincial  town: On the programme a certain vo-  crlist was down to sing "The Miners  Dream of Home." and to add special  effect to the song he, having a friend  a tiremair at the fire station, .about  three minutes' walk from the hall, ran  out and borrowed his top boots.  His turn on the programme came  around. He appeared on the stage in  all the glorv of a blouse, slouch hat.  white breeches and the fireman's top  boots. His rendering of the song was  a great success up to the middle of the  such a pole represents a barber shop  and tell bim not to talk politics or  the weather to you until he has an-  swr-red and you will have a quiet time  or It Of course you know, but in case  vou don't want to bother telling him  just clip this item and induce bim to  paste it in his hat.  In olden times blood letting was believed in and the ancient barber waa  the man  who made a  specialty of 't  us also some of them do today  pole has nothing to do with hair cutting or sbavina: it represents the Hood  letting end of the profession.   The red  Btripes indicate the flow .of blood, the  white stripes the linen bandages used  after  the  operation.     If  you  succeed  in cornering vonr barber on this ques-    k>n     sic hmi'not to talk so much until    lawyer with  hardly a  second  coat U  he  acquires  some   information   worth . his back.    The most part stanchly u  ���������������'       .   ��������� [held   Mrs.   Wilson's, strenupusness   in  imparting. _ _ , j Uld> ������ ^    .^   fr0]n.soth.-owing  herself away. Still there were a few  softer souls who .shook the head, saying a girl, as you might.say. driven into double harness would be mighty apt  before long to kick over the traces and  small blame to her if she did.  Everybody  wondered at the setting  out of a wedding feast and calling in  wedding guests.    A  simple  marriage,  with only legal witnesses,  seemed.to  fit the case's complications better.    A  I few understood, but wisely held their  I peace.    The  wedding  was   Mrs.   Wilson's triumph.    She would not forego  showing to her world that in th.s her  hardest battle she had prevailed.    But  even  this   wise  few   were   something  amazed at one thing-she had invited  among .the   rest  Jack   Harrison,   the  lawyer lover  whom  two  months  earlier she had forbidden the place.  He would not come, of course,  but  by  3 o'clo   .   everybody   else   was  on  hand, minister and bridegroom included.    Aunt Sarah  was  for setting for- '  ward "the  wedding  ceremony.    There      ,  was not the  least   use  in   waiting an   .  hour,   with   everything   ready.     That'  brought'on a very, pretty quarrel with  Carola.    "You:ll cometo the'judgmeut  bar an hour ahead of-time." she said   ^   .  to Aunt Sarah, "Ubt"you won't he able  to hurry St. Peter, and for once Imean   '  to act the saint." -      .    '  Storming did  no good.    Carola was  recklessly gay.     She  had "grown, very  white,  but  her hands did  not tremble  as she put on her' veil and set a  knot  of   loose   leafed   white -roses .. at   the'  throat of tier wniie frock.    She.did ev-  cry thing for herself, yet.' oddly enough, '  made nV objection -to the presence 'of.   ,  half a  dozen  young-women,  each of  whom thrilled  with unconscious envy  of the" bride.,   She even  laughed out-,  right  when  one' of .'thetiV peeped' into  ,  Hire  hall  and said, hushcJlly'over  her  shoulder, "Oh. my, Johnson has got on,  a full dress suit and does look so liaud-  sonie'."<.,   ��������� i ( "'  "It's bad luck, laughin' in your, wed-    '  din" frock.    Don't you know that?",another    demanded:      Carola     laughed  again, a laugh both, mocking and mer-y    ,  ' AH- things cart lily end, even' anVhour^   _  of waiting upon an'ungrateful, bride's'    ���������  caprice.    When the'clock, marked Jive " -  minutes past 4., Carola  stood exactly ;. ���������  in the middle o'f the-3big square1 parlor, ���������  feeling - herself" the , target of all eyes.  She looked taller, more slender, ��������� more'  'wraithlike than ever.' Though her hand���������_...  Any on' the, bridegroom's, it, was iu suf-  f era nee only.' She did e not even steadyJ  'herself by the mass'of his .wholesome^  bulk.    He* was'.very.' red/'his ivacuous"..,  'moon face"beaded, his big hands bulg-"  'ing over  the   tops  of ,'his .new,,white     .  gloves. j.Carola had not spoken^to jura.'.   -  ,-She had-met bim,just.outside tho;par-'' .  lor door,    rie had' a sense of sinking    ���������  or "wanting to run ua way', if tbe truth.,  must be told, lo'cryas, be had .cried in ., .  the times of boyish tights.,;;"variably '  ''he. lost  the  fights  and .somehow -felt   _  that-he was likewise, to losethis. - , '   ,  ft  The   minister   was-"speaking. ���������   His ���������,  words ' fell    meaningless    upon , poor  Johnson's'ears.     Caroia   was .tensely  ,  alert.'    She   held   her   head   high   and  kept her eyes fast upon tlie.door. -As  the minister'began to say.- VIC any can -.^  show  cause' why these ;two .may  not  -,  he  lawfully  joined   together;; let   him ,  speak   now  or   forever < hereafter -boldy. ���������  his peace." she drew a hard'breath.'  " "1 object!" Jack Harrison cried, dart-  ,Vng through the door. ' ."The.lady fs"alro  ready my wife.", he added, .thrusting a.  .folded paper into ���������the,ministers*band.,  Aunt Sarah struck it,down, crying contemptuously: ^ "You .lie!,   Until: today; p  .CaVolaJ-has, not been,,outsidey hor room -  since I ordered you off the place!"._    *  Jack turned to face her with,Carola  in   bis   arms,   limp   enouglv'now   and  trembling  all   over.    '"1   came  back-,  once." ho said, "while you were away  at church.    Ir brought a license antra ..  minister.    Remember there, is ,-a light:  ning rod beside the end window of Ca- .  ,-ola's prison..   1  climbed  it. held  her  'hand���������tho good man on.tbe ground did  the rest.    I might have come next day  and   legally'demanded   my   wife.     It,  was her whim to wait���������and spoil your  triumph."        ' .       ,���������  1   Johnson' had   been   listening  like  a  man   in   a   dn-ara.     Slowly   his   face  brightened.      With   a    wildly   joyous^  whoop he gathered Jack and Carola in'  his arms, hugged them breathless and  as he released them cried: "Jack, you  -lwavs were a good fellow.    Suppose  vou help me to got married anyway. ,  [Ml give  vou  $.100 cash  if you'll  persuade Peggy McManirto have me. right  here and now." '  "I'll take that job for nothing.' Ca-  i-ola said, running to the blushing Peg-  gy. How she managed it nobody quite  understood, but three hours later, just  a.* soon as a messenger had brought a  now license from the county town,  there was a wedding with no objection  -not even from Aunt Sarah���������and the  bride's name was Peggy.  some   information  Jlountnin   llifrh.  '"���������now   was  the scenery   where  you,  spent  your vacationV"  '���������The*, most expensive  I  ever  gazed  ,at." /      .    -     '  A   lisiltor   Silver.  The politicians should rejoice:  The wireless age commences;  '���������I* ought to help them out a bit  When they must mend their fences.  V������7onl������l Know if He Heard Her.  "I don't know whether she sings or  not." ,,  "You wouldjf you heard her.  Colors   nnd   Flowers.  Never but two of tbe colors red, blue  and"yellow' appear in the same species  of flower���������either two, but never the  third. Hence red and yellow roses, but  no blue; red and blue verbenas, hut no  yellow; yellow and blue pansies, but  no red. etc.  BlnnaflcUr* ������_I_eness."  Richard Mansfield once asked Frank  A Nankivell to make a picture of him.  The actor' explained that he wanted  an imitation or an old lloman coin  with his own profile shown instead of  "Do you want an absolute likenessy  or.'shall I idealize it a bitV" asked V  Nankivell.    ������ ������������������ ���������   .  * "I want an absolute likeness, replied Mr. Manstield stiflly. and the art-y.  ist made a sketch of his patron..  When the completed 'picture���������a splendid piece of work that looks as if it  were embossed-was shown to Mr.  Mansfield be was not pleased. '���������  "It  looks; like, a   prizefighter.';   said  Mr. Mansfield. ���������'"*'.;���������'-',   /...,.,  "That is not my fault," 'said Nankivell. "You know that you said-you  wanted a likeness." * . ; "���������', ' ��������� > _  There was a further exchange of  courtesies, and then Mansfield suggested that the artist try again. "Excuse me," said Nankivell.    "Once will  do me." ���������  "Well,-change-this picture a little,  said the actor.    "Perhaps you can/fix  it up." '������������������',"  "Not a fix."said the artist as he rollea  up the picture and prepared to go with  a parting shot. "You don't want an  artist to draw your picture; you want  a lithographer. Good day."-New  Yoi;k World. V  I  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  To make shoes ' waterproof and  make theiiT last a long time, dissolve  beeswax and a little sweet oil to thin  it. Before the shoes are worn, warm  the sbles and pour the melted wax on  them with a* teaspoon, then hold,it  close to thc fire 'till it soaks into the  leather, then add more until tbe leather  ceases'to  absorb  it.  CURING  A  BALKY   HORSE.  r     $ I 00 -REWARD-S I 00._SS_  The rcadeis of this paper Svill be "loosed to learn 'that there is at least one  dreaded disease that science, lias been  able to cine in all'its stages, and that  ' is catarrh. Kail's Catarrh. Cure is the  only positive ,cuie ' now known to the  medical fraternity.' Catarrh being it'constitutional disease reauircs^'a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure  is taken internally, acting directly* upon  the blood and mucous <��������� surfaces of 'the  system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease and giving the nn-  tieut' strentfl.li 'by building up' the constitution i and assisting nature in doinir  .its work. The proprietors have so niucK  faith in its curative powers otha't they offer One Hundred Dollars for unv case  that it fails to 'cure. Send for list" of-  testimonials.   '.-Address,   '"  ..     I<\   .).   CHENEY" &   CO..   Toledo.   0  Sold  bv' druggists.  75c   '  Hall's Family Pills  aie   the  Best     f  Remove stains from teacups with a  little baking soda, "rubbed on with  -the fingers. Some-say 'a little' salt,  is/just as good. '��������� -       r\ ��������� '  x  T1TE', IfORSR -- noblest or ^the ,brute  ���������creation���������when suflenner from'a cut. abrasion.'or1 .sore derives as much bencllt-as  its master in a..hke predicament lrom  the * healinij .so6thincr 'notion'-of Dr.  "Tho.mas Edectric. Oil Lameness, swelling of'.the, neck, stiffness of the ioints.  throat.and  lungs' 'are   relieved   bv il  Siniple   Methods   May   Be   Employni!  Without   VsUie  tlie  Whip. ,'  An expert states" that the vice of  balking in horses is almost invariably  caused by improper,breaking and handling of the animal while young, says  the Chicago Chronicle. ��������� -  It is only high strung and ill'tempered horses that balk, and these are  handled with more success by humoring and patience than by severe measures, which generally make matters  worse. It is almost impossible to foi-'  low rules in a case of this sort. What  will succeed in one case is useless in  another, so that a driver must exercise good judgment���������"horse sense"���������in  handling a case. ' ,  , A vevy good treatment*is to watch  lhe animal, closely in places where it  'would be likely to balk, and -with the  first sigh-of stopping the driver should  say "Whoa," then get off and loosen  or, prcteiul to change ithe harness, in  some way; also lake up a foot and tap  tho shoe with a stone. Spend a few  moments leisurely in this* way/and in  nine cases out of ten the animal will  forgot its inclination tO'balk-and will  go on at the first,.bidding.- It is aj'jo  well to give a lump ^of' sugar or a  handful of oats or an apple. This will  always produce' better results than severe measures. _ '  FROM DEATH'S DOOR  AN  OTTAWA     MAN'S     WONDERFULLY NARROW ESCAPE.  He "Was In Convulsions and tlie Doctois  Told His Wife He Could >"ot Live, Till  Morning, but lie EecovereJ.  Oats  ,- "Sticky'.y varnish' may, be dried by  applying a coat pf ���������benzine, and til ter  two oiv thiee days ' apply _a coat of  ������pod varnish and let  before"usiim the n'urnitiire.  dry  thoroughly  /  There  can  be  -most   sub'ecl.s.'  opinion   as   to  a   difference  of  but   these      is  the 'reliabilitv  O ravesVWoi in   liKler miimtoi  sure and  efleclunl      '* '     *-' .   '  opinion on  onlv     one  of    Mothei  Tt  is   safe.  Postage .'stamps wnl'stick.  and'not  ������ turn  up at" the corners if  the-face .is  after'applying .them- * '  wet  Minard'sJiiiiJient-Cnres CoMsi'Etc.  iiii  ' -Oh -that  you   could   turn  your  evps  ; toward  the .napes of your  necks, and  itfakx"'.but^an  interior survey of your  'good <selves���������Shakespeare. - ���������   '  1    *   ^foul.eV Tlianrt, So an., makes, conpei   like.  '^���������'pro'ld    tin-like silver - crqckei v like.maible  * and' windows like 'crv'stal      ���������."-������,"       "   -1  " ���������     r . ,   i    ' -      i   "  j a  r  -,Tf-the ;wicked    nourish,  suffer,  be not discouraged  fatted^  ���������od  for  for destruction:  health ^-Fuller.  and   Athou  They aie  thou  art  diel-  le  An-  )'.  MINARD'S LlMraT'Relieves Neuralgia.  Who partakes,in another's   I'd.    '   ��������� i ij-_  . i  ���������.  iovs is a  more humane character  than   he  partakes .iii his  griefs.���������Lavater  ,who'  5  Messrs    C    C    Richards &  Co  Gentlemen,���������JMy /laughter, '13 yea is  old, was thrown lion! a sleigh and  injured her elbow yo badly it lorn allied stiff and'very painful t'or three  years Four bottles of jUTNAHD'S  LINIMENT cbmpletch cured het and  sho   has   not   been   troubled   tor   two  / A Mode) Fireman,  '', Mike O'llagan had never been a sue-  ',eess. He had been discharged from  ,tke\service' of a bus company, for allowing his bus to.be snmshed by ,a  train car and from' the service'of a  tram company for bumping into a .carriage.        ,.  " '    -     ������    r  Finally, however.r he landed in the  lire ' brigade, and all his friends'expected that he "was settled for life.,  He1 was not, however, for-in les* than  a month he. was 'again looking for a  job. .     . '       /; "_   .  ���������'How did it happen. TiinV" said  Mike's friend Pat to Mike's' brother  Tim. ."' < '  ��������� "/'OiMl tell-ye. me buoy."  replied-the,  latter.    "Shure. there^came. a fon;e.'a;i\  Moike he wint.    An' whin he got tlieio  there was" a m:'n on the lop ov a bkix  in'buildin' scr'aniin* for help.   'Whal'li  Oi do at all?' says he.    ,IIouId>oij.'\s-iy������.  Moike.'an' he 1 'rows' him aVrbpij.  it round yer neck.' sayaJ_?.V.  "And what "did'Mike do then V" ,  ' "IIepulle_i"bin^xlown!"���������Londou  ���������     '    ***  ��������� I. c      .  .,swers..v'.y.-, ���������<.,'> -    <  ^'^'-',.        ~  -i        r>  ..    '   "   Good-Points "ot? n Male.   -' '  *   .Rightly   used,   kindly .treated." given I  the,same good care as,a horse, the mule  'has.always" sho������vn vhimscif kind, good,  tempered, willing, docile-and intelligent.'  .Moreover,   while "he   has "none  of   tlie"  ���������horse's-graceful: sympathetic ways or  showing  affect[9ii' and   responding'to'  appreciation,   ihe   mule   is   capable  of-  genuine idoVotfdii   to   a'  kind   master:,  Both the  horse and the ass  have, .affectionate  dispositions,   and   thejf only  reason the mule does not evinceTsuch  is because1, nothing calls it out.   Jack  is not demonstrative,  but be does respond visibly to kind treatment."  He*makes, moreover, an easy paced,  careful, kindly'riding animal when well  treated. Takenjiltogether. he is a useful, intelligent, much enduring, little  appreciated brute, whose melancholy  position is that of a dog with a bad  name���������his good qualities rarely mentioned, while^his bad ones are credited  at their full value.  Ottawa, Ont., Oct. 13.���������(Special)���������  At 309 Gilhiore street, this city,  there resides a man who has been  nearer the hour and article of death  than anyone who has been priviliged  to live, to tell the storyV  He is Mr. George II. _ivent, a printer iii the,employ of the Bank Xote  Company   of Wellington St.  iSoine seven or eight years ago Mr.  Kent was seized with Bright's Disease which gradually grew worse till  he had to quit work aild was confined to his bed, where he remained ior  some months.    - ���������  Physicians ' were; in ' 'constant attendance upon N him, but instead of  improving he gradually grew worse  and   worse. , '  ' '  .At last he got so.'low ,that his body  became terribly" bloated'and his skin  like tanned, leather. He had convulsions which increased in frequency,  and sthCfr intervals between these  spasms found him so weak that he  was barely conscious. '-��������� .,'  ,One night after a particularly bad  spell thc physicians' ,told his ' wife  that he couJd^not live tijl morning.  A1 messenger was despatched for   a  -box   of   Dodd's   Kidney   Pills,   which  were immediately brought to the dying' man. . ,   ' '  Mr. Kent did not die. On the contrary in about two 'months he was  at work again1 in the shop and has  not  since  been  off  work  for  a single  das.      ^., -  ' Mr. and .Mrs. Kent, are naturally  vciy grateful, and as a mark'of their  gratitude have - called a sweet little  girbborn to them,some two years after Mr' ' Kent.'s remarkable recovery*  by the name of "Edna'Dodds" Kent.  "���������Mi' Kent has made- a sworn' statement reciting thc "details- of his case  and his cure.  Delicious flavor.    Free from hulls.      Warranted Pure.  Put  up  in  all  sized  packages.  Ogilvie's Hungarian  As now manufactured.   The great FAMILY FLOUR.  Insist on getting "OGILVIE'S,"   as they ore better than the Be_t< '  NO  ^n/  4^i^^ <^^_^ fodboUlu  J       7  Q.'  ..Spots -on vai:ni|i!jh'ed;liljiiinituie can  easily be removed ,by rubbing them  with 'cssienitii^-o'i^peppemmit or spirits  of c_aa}jphor, and-after wards with furniture polish  or  oil. ,/   ,  ������������������-a*  Hall  Diamonds.  k  years.  St.  .Joseph.  Youis  truly.  .1.  B.  l/EVICSQUF  ��������� Q .   Aug.   IS    1900  A   cultivated  < ���������  rear  01  of   hi^torv  is  domesticated m  all  lamilies:  he rl  nes  with  Pericles   and   su_  >s   with  Fit  an  ���������Will  niott  at  A n y  \s onian  who  a  Limits   th  her  shiies  are too t  ght  is  inclined  to  be  inasci  line  To   check   vomiting.  *������he     a     tea-  iipoontul of whole black mustard seed  A tiible^pooniul   nui.\   be needeil in se-  ,verc oases  N  A Common  Bred Cow  When toned up by-  Dick's Blood Purifier   will" give, as  much and as rich  k as a highly  1 aristocratic  ley cowgives  upon ordinary  feed, and  a Jersey  cow when.  given.  DICK'S '  BLOOD PURIFIER  will wonderfully increase ber yield  of milk. It saves feed too, because  a smaller amount of well digested  food satisfies the demands of the  system and every particle of nour-  sishment sticks.  50 cents a package.  Leeming, Miles & Co., Agents,    MONTREAL.  '.*,,.tit,*in***' m"niii,*i..-.il*l''t ..*.***.< .ill it it**'*!  ���������*  A   Bit  of   Trnvei-H'  Wit.  Among the many stories told of the  inimitable William 11.' Travers is the  following: ���������  A New York clubman whose reputation as a conceited and insufferable  bore was a byword was attempting to  impress a group of men as being a society pet.  "What a hospitable fellow Blank is."  he said, naming one of New York's  cleverest,men. "I dropped in on him  the other night, and he, and his wife  fairly insisted that I stay for dinner.  Such a time as I had getting away!  Why. when I started to leave, they  came nuht out in the hall and backed  up against the front door."  ' "After you'd g-g-gohe out?" inquired  Travers.  THIS is one of the ������Ryrie*  1      Specials   in   Diamond  Rings, No. 969.   Our price  -for it is $75.  We personally .guarantee  the quality.  (  )  Itismounte<Hnl8k cold, for either'  lad} si or gentleman s wuar.  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TVire or write mo  for prices before selling. liberal advances made on consignments and handled  on commission.   Idcenscd and Uonded.  I*. O. Jfox 5.10, Winnipeg, 3Ian.  W.   X    U ,   i\o.   398.  A   "Witty   Pnnpcr.  While \vnlkib��������� throu.ah nn old street  ia Stuttffurt lveontly :i uuui found a  Durse. iind.������������������'thinking that it miylit eon-  rtiin soiiicthiii!; valuatile.y lie stuck if  liastil.v in his pocket and hurried Iioiue.  Lie examined it then and w:is dis-  glinted .to iind that it contained nothing except these four lines in German  on'"a slip of paper:  . When you'Tmd this purse, refrain from  joy;  I'll tell you why in a,minute��������� .  I only threw it av/ay. because  I hadn't a cent to put in it.        _  .  Minari's Limcnt Curei? Dijltlieria.  To  clean   Ucjtlle.s easily,   jiour ii  tie  ho Ming  water  into   them  and  a .cover, on;  tlie steam  will soften  dirt  so   that   it   may    be    easily  moved.  Input  the  re-  Are you  arc .rjel-'  u  a  suH'ercr. with ..corns ?    If you  _ )ottle of ITollawav's (lorn Cure.  It lias never been known ,to fail.  Exnspej ���������tin_"."       '  Mrs. Wacfsleigb���������Ob, dear!  Mrs. Ondsi.im���������AVba't _ the trouble?  Mrs. Wadsleigh- I'm so' unlucky. My  old'nursn has left ine. and the new one  1 have is so unreliable that I don't feel  at all easy in niy mind unless 1 see the  children at least two or three times a  week^   It's  so  exasperating!  Misfits   at   the   Bargain| Sale.  Nell���������I stopped in at a bargain sale  today. ���������  Belle���������Did you see anything tbat  looked real cheap?  Nell���������Yes; several men waiting for  their wives.  To remove grease from, broths for���������  tho sick.'after pouring" in a dish,.par-j.s,  clean white ' wrapping paper ".cfufckly"  over the top of 'broth',-������������������using s'cvevn.1 ���������  pieces,  until grease, is all*-'removed..-  Eve Tempted Adam.  And Adam has been tempting Eve  fever since.      Imagine a man selling  a woman rancid butter while keeping her attention fixed on a ." prize "  given with the rancid butter ! A woman   may  be  tempted  by   " prizes"  to buy common soaps, that she may  not know will soon ruin her clothes  and hands.     But she soon finds out  the'   difference     between     common  eoaps and Sunlight So*.p.     She finds  Sunlight Soap���������Octagon Bar���������a prize  In itself.      Her clothes last longer,  and    her   hand3   are   saved   from  eczema, 220  _������<&_>&4_ _������rffe &_><������>_> A <A> A db_> _������_Mfc<A>������htf������  AFTESi rms  8T ������S ������0U_- FAULT  il you M'lloi with \shiit ia generally kntmn ns a  Had i-iver.  ���������'FJenasng's Wo. 9 Liver   Pilis.  will ofr^etimlly roMove '.howorst caso of Bilious  HeadaoliO, \JohhUpatiom. In i-.e-stiun, anil by  ciuaiiiiUff and purifying ilio stoinnch rel'cvo  tin-system of niaiiy ������'f tlu; p'.iriony that briuff  onfevtjr.-. A.slc your thu^'gist for tlicin; if lie  h;i,s none semi u. 2.>c for a Dottle, or yi.00 for  5 bottles.,  FLEMING'S- DRUG' STORE, BRANDON  <S> ������JJ> fp ;������> ip <5������ "V.t? <u> v& <$> qj? ^������ S? S? V" V V *iK*S" VV  C'fr    .  RiC/ft  BE   CAREFUL.  This fellow got scorched, lighting a bad  Ct-  _ra*.   Don't you burn your good money in the  samo way.     SfvlGXE LUCINA.     Your good  raon^y gets a good Cigar.  c  Geo. F. Bryan St Co., Winnipeg.  StWE-SSAL R1APLE SYRUP  The quality Htunriard from Ocean to  Oc-oiiii. S'our monoy buck If not ������at-  Iflfactory. -  rosk & i.AFr.AivrarK. Aerts., montkeai..  I-{  the  und  vor,  One ounce flour of sulphiir to one  quart'of water. Shake well at-.iii.err  valsv j'oi- a. few hours, and whe(a settled saturate the head with, the clear  liquid every morning. This is said to  cure vexatious dandruff,, a disease of  the  scalp.  xrg, gag  pf   (a stainumi   '**^ M��������� OINTMENT.)  Endorsed by bsst English medical journals.  Supplied to British soldiersln South Africa.  For all Throat and Gland Troubles, Lumps,  Abscesses, Old Soros, Ulcers, Felons, Skin  Diseases, Eczema, Pimples, Stiff Joints,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sprains, Bruises,  Piles, Cuts, Sore Feet, Pleurisy.  Sold by DrMJElsts, 25c.   Try It onco.  A\E VOL" SETON" IT? WICAT? IEEE'S  Priceless Itecipes, .'{.000 secretes for  liotne, farm, laboratory, workshop,  every department: of human enclen-  with full index ,'lo contents: 358  piifios, bound in clot'������:' send "2"> cents for  .v copy, and if you think the book is i  not worth lhe nfoiioy; send it back, and  your money will be refunded; this is a.  fjoofl' side line for canvassers. Write for  terms it" you want to canvass. WILLIAM'  liltKiCS, Methodist Book-room. Toronto.  Onrnrio.  __MR  TKE ANGLE LAf^P  combines  tho maximum of  liwht  with the  miiiimum   of heat,   the  minimum of trouble,  tho  minimum of expense.    Used in  ^i-    ��������� . ' HOUSKS,  ^^__^l ^^^ ft  ���������C'A** V*?f ._._  J3l5U-**-'^_____5?  STOKKS,  CHUKCHES  M.O-BI.S,'  !FACTOJiIE3  Jitc, Ktc.  ' It is perfection iu lts;ht-  i������i,r. Thc light  that never  fails. It uses  1G hours.   No  ordinary coal oil���������ono quart in  smoke, no odor, no drawing up, no removing of  globe-ortop to light, filled while burning, the  only light having no uiid<:r.ilhii.doivs. Applv  to your L.cal fieaior or send for catalogue and  SrKres to Ulllon,  CJibson & Co.,   1'.   O.   Box  5>1, Winnipeg.  A solution of oxalic acid will remove ink stains from books without  injuring- the print.  1 )  il    ,  <i, '���������s  ,  . V'"  I'.  ~1  _>   '  '-7  'J'7  1  *A       7>.|  i   f .^ftr  **>y?y  l*.l   .    ^ I   1.1-  A1  JJJ- , ,  '  '     y '* > S?Jlt  I s-t    f   *  I        ^y^*- i**(t  -'    .' _ '      ".t"    'I  y ���������. y., ' -v-'rii  -��������� " ^ i' ' *r?' v������il  ',       , . , i ^y**tw  i   - "   '- -t '   'if I r I  - ,���������-  >���������)���������. y~Ji4A  r      -w     , ,/    r  e n   ~   fi     i _i -t_| rri*. t nJ*__V���������"'' \jbftjfJl* J  i    ,JH I       _ ...-J".. "lO _������ ���������*   J  ^^_���������'I.T^x-T,������.r'v���������^*������y>������������"������**'1'-,^tf"'*,' i"-*^*,*^~  M.  k,  , i -  i  *  '"  I''-  I-  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Subscription $1 50 a year, in advance,  OT. 35. Hnoerson, Bbitcr.  33" Advertisers who want-their ad  cta.a_g__, &_,o_ld get, copy in "by  9 a.m. day before issue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of. composition of letter correspondents.  Job Work Strictly 0. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash, in Advance.  THE NEW PREMIER.  H->n. Jas. Dunsmuir, a good and  i  .faithful public servant, resigned the  Premiership of the Province on Fii-  duv, 21st  November,' and  recom-  mended, as his successor the Hon.  E.  G.   Prior,   Minister of   Mines.  ' The recommendation- was accepted  by His Honor the Lieut.-Govcrnor,  and the new premier duly took the  .  oath of office.     Up to the time of  the^mails leaving Victoria, but one  ' change had been made in  the personnel of the Cabinet.    Mr  Denuis  Murphy, a young lawyer,  having  been   appointed. Provincial   Secretary.   -Attorney General Eberts has  been persuaded to'accept the portfolio of. Attorney   General,     Hon.  Messrs Prentice andr Wells are both  sati&fird to continue in. office under  Col. Prior-premiership.    The rea-  < eon given by Mr Dunsmuir for his  resignation ���������  of j the    Premiership*'  " shows"the:sterling qualities of, the  '   man.     He is;bv)und up in the.ptb-  3 digress and development of the .Pro--  , /viiice.\aud,during his  premiership  ei.deavoured to carry out a development policy,.but was met with the  taunt  of   "ulterior motives'   from  members of the stamp of the Ross-  ,    land  repiesentative.      Now  being  free fiom active politics,  Hon. Mr  Dunsmuir will have time to attei d  to  his development   policy   in ^  practical way, without being subjected to the insults and  sneers  of  political charlatans.  Magnet cash store  Dear' "tars  B    in.replv to your inquiry as to which is the best tea to use, 1  would sav that in mv opinion it rests between the- "Blue Ribbon and Monsoon  Packet Te.is. If you like rich, strong tea, then Blue Ribbon is undoubiedh the  best, but should vour taste be for a delicate and very flavory tea I would advise  vou to call on C, J. MOORR for a packet of Monsoon. - Personallv. I drink Blue  Ribbon in the morning and Moncoon at 5,o'clock, but then,  you  know,   I   am  a  perfect crank about tea.'  Yours truly, l',  '     SARAH GRUNDY.  Bon Convicts Kill Time.       v  It Is nt once Interesting and pathetic  to go through the cells of the eastern  penitentiary and to note the objects  which, with tedious pains, the prison-  er* have made to while tho timo away.  Here a mantel will be hung,with a  lambrequin elaborately fringed, th*  fine knots and delicate patterns of the  threads comparing with the work of-  the French laceinaker's. The lambrequin is of an odd blue hue* and the visitor is told that it is made of an ol*  pair of, prison trousers.  On a , little gilt bracket Is a small  stuffed animal. ���������The bracket, so delicately turned, is of newspapers 'pasted  together and gilded, and the animal is  a rat, caught in a homemade trap,  stuffed with rags and with .pieces of  chewing gum colored with snbeblack-  lng for its eyes. ���������  '   ,  A wall is completely covered with a  really artistic decoration of re������������_s. on  which are perched at least 200 birds,  each accurately colored, and drawn.  There are also numberless checkerboards and sets of chessmen that In  the delicacy of their inlay work and In  the intricacy of their carving would do  honor to the craftsmen of the orient.  _��������� To avoid wrinkling bodices and jackets  they should be" hung on frames,such as  men use, for. their coats, winding the  frames first/with cloth or silk, upon  which, .if desired, brris-br other, sachet  powder may-be sprinkled.' .   * "  'Cut glass,-real or imitation, should  haver,.the rough pattern brushed; .with a  stiff' brush in strong suds. If rubbed  .with,a piece of flannel,dipped in alcohol  and then ' in - whitinf,' its brilliancy ��������� la  much enhanced. Let the whiting dry on  the glass, then wash and r!_se. '  Money to Loan  ;  T ~^  ���������Apply to���������  C. H. BEEVOR POTTS,  BARRISTER, &c,  Dunsmuir Aye., Cumtelanii  . The Pensylvania Arbitration  Commission has brought out some  interesting evidence on the question  of the health of mine workers. 1 he  physicians who were examined  state, that fully 99-per cent, of the  men who work in the mines are  anaemic, their health impoverished  and their general condition below  par. ' Tbe principal ills are asthma,  rheumatism and sciatica. The  miners asthma comes from dust,  powder, smoke and vitiated air. It  was also stated that 90 per cent, of  the miners who reach the age of 50  years are afflicted with some form  of rheumatism.  <������  CUBAN   BLOSSOM"  A  UNION-MADE CIGAR  FROM  THE���������  Cuban Cigar Factory  M.J. BOOTH, Proprietor,  NANAIMO, B.C.  Municipality of theQ  City of Cumberland.  >   <       * ���������'*��������� ''''  NOTICE. ,-  ���������-. All persons _ who -are entitled to  vote at the next Municipal Election  must'see'ihat they are registered  on !br before the 1st of December  neXt".. I '  - .,    *       a   " -  - Officer-fours:-1���������Mondays,   Wednesdays and'Fridays from 7.30 p.m  to 8.30 p.m.     "   ' ' ,,  ,     L. W.-NUNNS,'  ' *   '        ,   \   .      '       (City Clerk.  ���������Cumberland, B.C.,  11th November, 1902.  Reliable Lady Agents wanted to  take orders for 'he Best Custom-!  made Dress; Skirts and/Walking  Skirts in Canada.    Write quickly.  c    . i' \    ~ t t  Domuiiori Garment Co.,  Box, 209."   '"~jV^-'-   u .��������� '  ��������� "^ ���������'       l  .   NOTICE IS   HRREBY GI^BKT. that  the   uudernoted    have-   made    Ap-j.  plical^i������.yfor Hotel Licences under the  ^oviVoifc. of: the  Statutes in  that  , behalf":��������� ; vir. < ,,<... ^ - - ���������' ,    <  ". --'-   . .rRENKWAlivy;-''.  George G. McDonald. Elk Hotel,   Comox ;  Samuel   *j/CHiff.y^Lorne0 Hotel,   C������nv>x;  Robert Grant, Riverside Hotel, Qaur.ten*Ri  John H. Piket,   Spring Inn Hotel,  (CSt^ftx '  Road; George Howe; Nelson H*tel. Uniou^  Bay; John Humphrey." Wilson Hotel, Union  "Bay;   John Ward,"1 Waverly Hotel, School  Bay; H. C. and A. Bull, Heriot B y Hotel,  Valdtz Island; Moses C. Ireland, Bold Point  Hotel, Valdez Island; Charles Timlin* Mal.  aspinn Hotel, Lund.  Transfer.  pan. McDonald;  from Wm. Lewis, Courtenay Hotel, Courtenay.  New Licence  Theodore   Paterson^   Port   Kusaoi   Hotel,  Port Kusam.  ,Dollsf' Toys, and  all Kii^ds of pa^cy  ���������Terms  Strictly Spot Cash.  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland, B.C.  f A. H. PEAGEY, Drug_tst& Station^.  ^        A  NEW LOT OF   ^T  ROCHESTER & CANADIAN CAMERAS  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES,  PLATES,     PAPER,   . MOUNTS, ^JiTc.,  The recognition of the miner."'  Union is considered one of the most  important questions bef re the Commission, and it is evident that the  Coal Companies' will oppose it to  their utmost. An agreement has  been made between the Miners' and  the Coal Companies' to arrange  their difficulties ii respective of the  Arbitration Com mis r ion.  The Board of Licence Commissioners will  meet to consider the above applicut'ons on  Monday the 15th December, at One o'clock  p.m., at the Court House, Comox.  "   JOHN THOMSON,  Chief Licence- Inspector,  Comox Licence District.  * Cumberland, B.C.,  24th November,  1902.  FOR SALE, Cheap, a Good Bicycle  in first-class condition.���������Apply,  "News" Office.  To Have something Swell.  ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  NEW FANCY LEATHER GOODS  PURSES,   CARD CASES,'  TOILET SETS  Try a Bottle of   *2T  1 FRAGRANT OLD ENGLISH  ^ LAVENDER   WATER  STORE OPEN Sundays from 9 a.m. to 16 a. m  and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Duns^LMJr Ave.,  Cumberland, BfCi  get  Oux^.Caftiliiie.g   for. Syprihg  complete^'    Egg*,   R'uttVr,  Perishable   Arti<-le__  Ganie,   Fowl   and  rAir-  Dry  .v< System.^  arey^ow; ...  Meats   of    "  kinds St������>retT^t;.KeH,-onabie   Rates.  (|j#ArVBREVVA1:D will be paid for -inform.-!tion. leading fto������ the  con-,  tP_LV"*^'fiction of persons appropriating or destroying oiir Reer Kegti  UNION  BREWING CO., Ltd..  Phone   27. DUNSMUIR STREET P. O  Drawer  45  <<.'.'  In Sweden and Rupj-ia slaves to  the liquor habit, when put under  restraint, are fed almost entirely  on bread steeped in wine. They  come to loathe the look and smell  of liquor and generally become  total abstainers.  Take a   Dry  Sponge  and   pour  on   it  a  bucket  of water  It will   swell  every time sure.      ........      ..'..���������.'���������      ...'.  BUT we are not selling spoagea, our line is-   SWELL     BUGGIES  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Load of Open and Top Baggies  ���������with Steel aDd Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Buckboarda, Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all of the most Up-to-Date Patterns aud Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers and ourselves.      ....    ..     ..    ....     ....  MillO  STEAM  OARRIABl WORKS  ���������12-'02  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  [L.S.]  HENRI G.  JOLYde LOTBINIERE,  LIKUTENANT QOVJSttNOB,  -    .' CANADA,  Province of British Columbia ,  EDWARD VIL, by the Grace of God, of  the United kingdom of Great Britain  and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King,' Defender  of the Faith, etc., etc., etc.  To all whom these Presents shall come,���������'  Greeting.  A proclamation!  D. M Ebekts. ) "TTTHEREASby sec-  Attorney-General. ) II tion 24 of the  '���������Game Protection Act, 1898," it is enacted  that it shall be lawful for the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council, on good cause shown,  to remove the disabilities as to the shooting  of Pheasants in the Province, and to declare  within what periods and limits the said birds  may be shot :  And whereas His Honour the Lieutenant-  Governor in Council, by Order in Council  dated the 18th day of October, 1902, has  ordered that the disabilities as to the shooting of Cook Pheasants be removed with respect to the Comox Electoral District from  the twenty-fourth day of October, instant,  to the thirty first day of December, 1902,  inclusive :  It is hereby ordered and declared that it  Bhall be lawful to shoot Cock Pheasants  within the Comox Electoral District from  the twenty-fourth day ot October, instant,  to the thirty-first day of December, 1902.  In Testimony Whereof, We have  caused these Our Letters to be made  Patent and the Great Seal of Our said  Province to be hereunto affixed :  Witness, the  Honourable   Sir Henri  GUSTAVE JOLY DE LOTBINIERE, K.C  M.G., Lieutenant-Governor of our said.  Province of British Columbia, in   our  Ci;y of Victoria, m our said Province,  this eighteenth day of October, in the  year of our  Lord one thousand nine'  hundred and  tWo,  and in the second  year of our Reign. ������������������-.  By Command,  , A. CAMPBELL REDDIE,      .  Deputy Provincial Secretary,  29 10 '02.   2t  .NOTICE.  Cumberland City,  October 8th, .1902.  TT AVING SOLD OUT my Butcher Bust-  ness to Mr Donald McKay,   Mr Jai.'  McGee will pay and collect all aocounta on  or before November 15th,  at my office next  to Campbells' Bakery, Dunsmuir Avenue.  JAS, WOODLANB.  1510-02 4t ���������'".,���������  Cumberland, B.C.,  V Oct. 6th, 1902.'  "pO all whom it may concern this  is to certify that the partnership formerly existing between  Donald McKay and Wesley Hodgson, in the. butcher business carried  on in the City of Cumberland, B C.  has' this day been dissolved by mutual consent.  The business will still .be carried  on under the name of Donald McKay, who will assume all liabilities  against the late firm of McKay &  Hodgson.  All accounts due the late firm  must be paid to Donald McKay.  Signed.   W.Hodgson.  ���������'"'--  D. McKay.  Witness���������F. A.Anley.  15-10-02 31.  \

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