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Array l\ ������������������  r > .f  p:. , .  w,  -Hi  #���������  ���������/  m  t r  'tfl  TENTH   YEAR.  \ -  CiJMBERLAN'DVB. .C .'..TUESDAY,-  DEOi.   -903.  IK    i1"  nrV i  .1  ������kz  We hav(e>e_(pived,,our Secoud.Corisigdiaent ofvrr.  '   '  _r_ti_^^     iV,-   i-"2-      *��������� V __ <r * '   '-r 'l ' '        '   -  I si' ^  H; -  '' 1  r-\tf,s  A  #,  and Useful Articles, comprising ! .he-  Best, ,Mo(st: Useful ami Cheapest.  Articles ever brought, to >. this city.     \ *\  I  U���������  Take a Look in olirWindovvr.  Seeing is,;Believing. ', /V      \  o  i^.^r  'I   tfi������  "*" L .11. * ... .. .    .    .. .~i,        ^^~^^~ 1 J^^^       w  *    *.l ���������/-.���������p*"*'    *  ���������41 uV-  l  1  6V yATES^STREETi^VlCTORIA, B. C,  Just received" forge shipmeat^of;?  ,/' * ���������  5.  _y^.4  -_��������� "R^aSTr ^_,-<3_Sfe  ..���������-���������"i-< - s.,r' < *���������������������'-! ''^.'^ * *  ' "j' t'ls."  r/_  ������^ ���������  ^OU^LTl^A^.R������;^EED^DJUlJ].S;^^ BOES,. Etc^  ^':  rv,,  'ri  VKRY J_AT_n,vi_PRO.V_'MEN'J'S  ^i*       v^������ll and see them or write for cataloyues.and 'prices.^-  II        ������������������, ^  -1_ , (^ v ���������= ������-  _k __ 1������ ^___ _kOOr ^ ^--.^-i^J*-. '      ^ ^  TelebhottelM;  Sole .Agents for B.C.  P.O. Drawer. 563  __.  X.  _s" -_  V  \Yhat .yau? may >wrsH; TO CHOOSE  EOtVTHE HOLIDAXS; ..T_..' i..  ourvnew^;:"'^'^ ;!,  ;eATA-LOGU3?^|,  Will give you more ideas and suggestion^ than  .1 week of shopping couldj and" at your''own  fireside     .."''..'    ...    .-. .   -..' ;_   *,.,   ������f..  1568   ILLUSTRATIONS  Printed on Fine Tone Paper and fully described  and priced. Suggestions how to furnish eveiy  room, in the house���������all free for the nsking.  WEILER BROS.,      Victoria, B.G.  ) HIGH-CLASS   FURNISHINGS.  ^^fl"  ;T_legraph ic^News.  " '    ' ~-x' '-- <-'/'ZLS!''"zf "'' -    S^  .   Nanaimo,' Nov. 26.^A.n.. influential meeting "of- pwjfieftv>!;hoi_ers  was ,held at t 'dvimlth^iast" flight;  .andj.i^assed, with twoois?etitie_t^ a  resolUi,t_n favouring jnco'rporaiioni.  A?' do'na^i'ttee ' oft lea, ing) regl__nt8,  wa^ ilf^p .inted.to Undertake prehm-  inrfrieB.* ������'--   "^f ;':   -'**   "$< :>( -  Another accident1 is reporfedLfrom,  Extension,, ar _aihcr,'> rinmed iC<itidi.  'being ininVed ''v_vvpremature eicplo (  sion charge. -,\ Mid'nuel and .Tarrant.  'Who* wyre 'i)Ui:tJ,there last vve^,fkj are  not expected*to live.      <���������'       *y  ��������� '   _     ' I I *  ' C������iok of"BarkOregon,1 Ladvsmitii'  ,ut>fc������t"two aallona of  boiling' coffee  over.-him tie! ff r, yeateidav.-THe^was  'taken to  the,. Ghemainus <ifO������j>ital'  suffering fearfuragony. ,'_     '  " San Francisco \ Nov. 26-4-,Fit_-  simmons'^'gdt' the *-deci*idrf* over  George [Gardiner-in a tweh'tyJround  c6htest7last*hignt;r * "w^.     ...I  ,-', yjctori;t''NJi,>v.'26���������" Leglislature'/;  formal lv-peu.d with usual biilliant.'  ceremony. TiaBor member W:David"-'  sou of:SU.cau?wa8given;,-a place on'  Government >ide; Socialist, 'mem���������,  bers' a^gigM<.-d,s>n.i ojyposhion. Hon.  ,C.E. r^oole.v'elec.ed Speaker. Se^ion."  is to beessentiallv-financial oner-' *  _.f Comox and Atlin,- Liberals" meet  inNanaimoidn January 13to "elect'  ^candidate fut th^.5- Commona^, t;'>-'  ���������' ViUl_ri_ B;ve.-jgff^- Alfred/FViW.  paid -pehk I ty.-'i**. murder of r^ailey  .on-June last on sallows ahis mom���������  ing.     He.passed  a  restless  night,.1  bleeping only three^hodrs;,.ate'hear \  ty (breakfast, ,w������ nVito' gallows Vwi'tfir'  hisclikractelistic stoibah demeanor  L.and"without least tretoor. ', Hadn't  Van>,thin^;t^^^ts1gnaTfrdm!Sh������^  -riff Richard', Raftcliffe^r,leased;t>_p-  .Body 'shot, 'i^own^vjbebliidj scr'^env"  Dea'thrinbt_'ntah_iiU8>- ��������� ^^_      " - ( ������  Nanaimo, ' Nov^mbe^' 28"tli!i���������  rAs a,,seq_elr'tO '.lie^rrppia cutting  case, five >albon' keegerelrhere were  Heavily fined jto-day {-for* selling  liquor toir T-ropia and'. ���������Kis gangi:  Emmanuel Coundley is behind the  bars charged with shooting- at Tro-  pia. Mi���������e McCance was t indicted  for assault." ' ',(  Locals anel- Personal .  The'celebrated'Eley Bros, loaded  shells r^at the Big Store at right  prices'. .    -fI  ,   A  sase'of diphtheria is reported  in town.     - *    f%-  . ,A  14 inch,Kid Doll for/oniy-25  centb,';at the Magnet Cash Store.  ,Mrs. Nicholson ob'.Extension is  visiting her sister Mrs Fraser' and  Sirs Murdock..    -. j  -Mr and 'Mra'F. D. tittle were  passengers' ' to{S, ^Cumberland ' ou  Thursday..  '      <    J ,  .  '*Xmas Toys, etc., sold-cheaper at i  Cheap John's this year than.ever;  befoie? ,      .      >/ 1 '        .  '    '  .Mrs'Tar bell leases f^rv Montreal  on, Wednesday'morning to attend  her father��������� w;ho is eerjounly,ill.  Mrs Gaudin. of "Victoria, who'has''  f> *     /        v A. y  beenlvisitingfher.daughCer.^Mrs- J:*  S.'Harveyj. akComox,>wasva pasben -,  ^gei home.onFiiday morning.   ,  ^ . P.^.StoddarUwill shortly bi'en up  a;line of 'Xmas "gifts,in- the r rm of, i  'fiat,silverware/ watches, iewreiitry,  &c, &c:^        ,--'<���������  , _Go/and get-your Xmas Tj'yB,1 etc.,  early j tot" Cheap  Jonn's ~-so" as" no  .'avoid the rush. '    ,-' ,/'"    l  t ���������.i   _~ i .>��������� ,   >>r>,"���������*  >  >.       /  ^ The (jrace'^Methodist'Simday  School "ciiild j en8 aVer> preparing a  cantata<to?begiven ou^Xiuasnieht.  A MrB'Geo. Stevens'arrivedhereon  Wednesday from the Jiibil*|e Ijl^s:  pitalw.here she has been a patient  ..for some weeks , AHhbughcpnfi'ned.  to her room every hope ib.enicertain-'  ved f<>r her recovery       ^- '���������-;      >      ^  'Xmas^To'ys,- etc.,'-goingilike jhofe  "cakes'at'������he"'M,C;S"    ,'-.       - !j  I HAS    ,  'IRRIVID  AT   THE  +  j Si  -f-&  ;^  With the Finest, display of    ' - /'  XMAS TOYS, Etc.,  ' "Ever offered in this district..  / .^.  A   14 INCH  KID-DOEL,-Hair  *  , Stuffed, Sitting Uody,rJBi������que Head  Glass  Eyes,   Bisque Arms", Real Shoes,  and Imitation Stockings for^.    25CtS '  ,    .���������V; KEMEMBER, 14   INCH:   "  Come earl>"and avoid the rush."     Goods,  r      *       -*      *    , s  delivered.  Tv B. BATE,  1^       ,-L.  DUNSMUIB AVE ,  Cumberland.  ���������>*���������  V i-M  '. ^t  vt\  \.T  ,; Every person,awho wishe_, to buy  good goods cheap/shoukU.visit the.  . Big "Store. ' '"    '"^V^V-"  I '    . ' ���������    ,     i  The' November   number -'"of- the  Western Home monthly cornea in a. Sri ���������:" ' f-  vcoloured ^cover.atid^is increased in-'r?y - y~  rsize.^It is a good magazine,.dealing   ;,   ..���������". -  ^with:No,rt.nweseryiA^J'P'CS  largely,^ -.   .?--  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  choige^tjAeats  KEPT   IN   STOCK,';  AT THE FOLLOWING PRICES:��������� '      ,v  BEhJF,  Fnre. Quarter.......;...'.'.81. per.lb  BBEF,  Hind Quarter...'.. 9Ac.  per lb  SHOULDER SrEAKS........: 12o. perlb  KOUiN D STEAKS..........   . .14o. per lb  SURLOXff STEAK.......;... S... 16c per lb  BOILING BEEP/,'.'. ,..9c. and lpy. per lb  MUTTON, VEAL and PORK���������at equally  low prices.-'-  Your patrf������iihge is cordially invited,  and  all orders will be promptly delivered.  J  on  For Preserving Jars, all sizes,  Rubber Rings for same, and Sugar,  enquire prices at the Big Store; by  so 'doing; you can save money..  ''������������������ ^T-.   Just opened 'Infants- and^Chil-  'dren _ Waists, Maids'Corsets, -Kid  fitting, E. and A. .sure fit, No. 284,  black; D. and A. Habit Hip and  Nursing Cpnets, in all sizes, from  18-to 32.���������Stanley H. Riggs.  *������������������'���������" ���������������������������".������������������'���������������������������-P~~. '������������������" ��������� :    ������������������,  Strength and vigor come or good  food, duly digested, . "Force," a  re.:idy-to-se'rve vvheat and:. barley  food, adds no burden, but'sustains,  nourishes, invigorates. '; ;.  FiiOPKlETORS.  ���������>'jlfr..  FOR SALE, 'Cheap, ph. easy.'terms  2 'Hotrsei'^Ap'piy, T. E. Bate.  INSTALLATION OF HOSPITAL  H2ATING PLANT.  Mr Burns, the efficient mechanic,  who has  been  placing the steam  r  heating apparatus in the Hospital,  has nearly completed hi3 labours,  and expects to turn steam through  the pipes on Friday. The plant is"  of   the   most    modern   type,   the  boiler   being   a Gurney    u Bright  Idea," of 1000 feet capacity-    It is  fitted with every improvement, the  means provided   for   cleaning   fire  box, v\a>er tubing, and for automatic  regulation   of   draught,   being  simplicity itself, together with effectiveness.     A  3-lnch  main  carries  the steam to the old building, where-  large radiators are judiciously placed    to    ensure   uniform    heating.  Separate mains, 2^ inches, lead to  the new ward and .operating-rooms  respectively,  the  waid being  provided   with three  huge   radiators,  sufficient  to. heat the room tu  far  above ordinary requirements.   All  mains are covered with thick ���������asb.-.-s-  tos- covering,  as will the boiler be  when in running order.     Mr Cook-;  .son has   certain iy . put   first-class  'material in   his contract,  and   Mr  Burns has done his part by. installing   the   plant    in   workmanlike  maniVer, for the most part in Icon-  fined knd  awkward   spaces.     Tbe  mains lor  the  separate  buildings  mav be t^ed singl^ogail at onetime  as desired..  T.^terriji the season;'   "      ,  n \J  You'canaet Pit Boots:, Overalls",  * Eit'.CapSj; &e., at rock bottom;paces 7  'at-the Corner StoreVr^' t   **"*&* -"  1 *-^  tu:  i-f  Mrs F. Field'tir^sonsJwhd^^ve  been, making, ������<n extended visii to  her.brothers, MessYs-O. andvJ Roe,  will leave for their home in Hjon-  olulu.on Sriday morning.  Have jou inspected the Shot  ;Guus at, the Big Store ? if not you  should do, so at once.   ��������� J     ',  The cases against the Well. Col.  Co. ,for employing Chinese underground, have been adjourned until  to-morrow, when Mr liobt. Cassidy,  for the Coy will-be up from Victoria  Attention is called to the h aid-  some catalogue -of Messrs Weiler  Bros, of Victoria, replete with every  sort and value or Xmas pi events in  furniture, cut glass, China, &c, &c.  A perusal of its pages will be lo  your advantage.  The Big S'.ore ha,ve a s������plen������nd  assortment of books' coming for  Xmas. s The Piesbyterian Sunday  Scl ool have decided to purchase  their books from them, as they  found last year that their p.iceb  compared favourably with the Eastern houses.  Mr Addison was taken to the  hospital'' last week suffering from  what was supposed to be appendi-  ���������citis; Nurse Spence who lias been  in the ���������"'���������sarjae institution "-with an  acute attack ot rheumatism is on a-  fair way to recovery.  '\Have. you seen,.our short Ji>rect,  Form Corsets.'at -fifty cents.     The  same, quality   is   usually, sold   at  nearly twice the price.���������-Stanley "H.  Riggs^ - ..-.        '  A -'hospital' bent-tit enteruiinment.  is  i'iii" course of   preparation   bv  a  number of young ladies of Cumber-,  land      A Christmas'Idyll, in two  act?,"'with' a  short   musical   programme is being arranged.  .. ������������������ .ii. resDv.tt..���������_ ���������_-������   __   ..-.-_-.., -.,.^ ^  >���������������-,���������  'Was^aairlyattenaea. *last^weeK,?- a y     ���������*.'-itill  -���������f    'M-\'  number of .useful articles being'offer- "  ^ed for.'sale.;1 Thc.coficert. in   the'  -evening was much enjoye_:.themost  ,v-"Vr:wO.'l  t pleasing: feature; being a, song by"/  ' Mrs- Hill', and -pianoforte*'faeleciion;i'  by Mr, Mark Mortian.     '        \  ������ 1 V . i ^ i.  . ^ i .  The -Big * Store have received. 5-  -crates of .crockery direct  from an "  English pottery. ������ ~ . -   '  A lar^e number ^attended' the  masquerpde ball on Thursday even- f  ing. Some-of the costumes"weie -  very striking. Miss Farmer' as- a  Sister of Charity, was ai'uch ,admired; also Mr Len Piket as Robin  Hood.  Honest Value for every dollar is  what you get at the Comer-Store.  Mr Tanner gave a very interesting lecture oa Monday afternoon to ,  the pupils of the Higu ;.nd Public  Schools, on his travels through tie  LSritir-h Isles .and -Europe.' -It s  hoped that he will consent to ad-  d.-v.-s a ^public audit-nco in the near  future on this inteiesting and inr  strtu-tive sul-jct.  Tlie Comox Bakery and Confectionery has a large consignment of  the Finest Candy up this boat.  Call a'nd see them.  Council Meeting.���������Present. Aids*  Bate, Short, Daniels and Kiipatrick  Aid. Bate took  the-chair as acting.'  M ayor,, in   the   absence  of' Mayor ���������' ���������  Grant.    A communu-aiiotrwas read  from  Mrs.. T.   L.  Davis, asking for  ..use of City Hall one afternoon and (  one evening each .weeK, for the purpose of.'conclacting 'a dancing class.  It was duly resolved -that.the hall  might he Int for the purpose for the  regular fee of  $2.50,  and that on  condition ihe two classes were held  on the same day, one fee would be  charged,  Mrs Davies to  be notified   ���������  in this respect.    Reports were read  from  Mr Bunks, for October,     Mr  Nuuns, city clerk; laul the assessment roll  for  1904  on the table.  Council adjourned.  f  \.. \  I  ���������9  mn .}  ' K  -i   -    s.    i  <,'  MY HEART'S BARLING  BY W. ErEf-CBCBO*  in  she  try-  So  she  There was the one who trod in the  middle of( the path between them,  whose ear heard and whose eye'saw  what she. the wife, should have seen  and heard, but vC_.o would make it  r impossible that_she should ever again  go side by side with hi in.  "HoHteuse," cried the soft*and loving voice. Sh* saw them both at that  moment    as they had    walked down  the carriage-road     in the , morning,  talking eagerly to each other,    while  he had had no word for her.     Then  she had jumped onfher horse and had  ridden about if or hours in the woods,  lighting    with    herself and mingling  her tears with  the  rain-drops.      She  had paused under an'oak at the edge  cf the road,  and gatfcd  at the    wet  landscape.    Tho "midday    chimes  the village were just over,  and  folded her hands and cried  ' "It shall  be different.     I will  .to  gain  his  confidence.       I will  ���������where Lucie goes, will do what  does, take on myself the cares of tho  . house.    I can not bear that���������" ,  ��������� How  sadly her  first attempt    had  been frustrated!      .    She;    i    felt  that she could not make  another l such effort for ' a  long time, perhaps never. She would  draw back into herself more and  more, and Lucie���������perhaps' she some  day would reign over his heart as  she now did over the keys, not that  ehe, would deceive in any .-way, but it  would come of itself, would be so  natural, ,and  then��������� '    "  "Hortense,,r I have a message for  you from your, husband; open , the  door, please!"     - _    _   .  She  sprung  up'    "Again   tiie     hard  ���������(unite .came upon her  lips.     She went  slowly  across  the  room  and opened  the  door.     x v ���������  Lucie     looked    anxiously     at  her.  "Hortense,   you  are   ill.      You    took  cold   early  this  morning,"   she  said,  -laying  her. little cold  hand  on Ilor-  tensc's? brow. , ,  "With an������ involuntary" movement  Hortense started away from her  touch, and stepped back.  ' "Ilerr Weber wishes to know if .it  would be agreeable to you if he were  to dine alone with thc gentlemen;  it might save you from some embarrassment, he thinks." She spoke  hesitatingly. >    '  - "Very considerate'" "whispered  Hortense. "Of course, with, pleasure." ,  "I will have our dinner brought into the green room,  and we will dine'  again by ourselves;  Ilortense,  as* we*  used to do.    Shall we?" ^ ,  "As you like." ' .    "  "I will" send him  word,   Hortense/  and  just  look     at. thc  table  again,  n.nd will be    with you  immediately.  .Excuse me a moment"." '    . *'-*  "Certainly," was the answer;'.in an  indifferent tone Frau Weber' turned'  back and-began to walk slowly ,up;'  and down the room. ._ , . ]  Why did he not come himself?' Had,  . Xe really not "noticed how imperti-  neut.-they.hai_-'been Xo ,he.r?;\ ;. , ���������' '  s_wn_~    tro as coirT_'rrjf_nt������.j fy^ ... (������ <  <   Her  New   System. * ...  .'Charlie, _par," said^ young c>Mrs.  Torkins,- "ddn't you'jthinV it ,woul'd'' be  better for you to let me pick out horses  for you to bet on?"  "You don't know anything about  horses."   '      - J  . "Of course I don't." But I've noticed  that the people who know all about  them are the ones1 who always lose  their money."���������Washington Star.  ; * i  One From < tbe Growler.  TELLING TREES' AGES.  Only Accurate Way Ia Said to Be *hy  Girth. Measurement.  "The only accurate way to estimate  a tree's age is by the measurement of  Its girth," said a botanist. v "The counting of the rings of otogenous trees can  only be applied to 'such as are cut  down in their prime, for these trees,  when they begin to die, cease to add  their yearly rings. Girth measurement  is the only safe guide to the age ,of  trees. < , '  "Hence all over the world botanists  have now for some years been measuring trees' of known and unknown  age, compiling thus a volume of statistics that will become more and more  valuable'as it increases in size.  ' "The yew is the longest lived of  trees. Three feet a century, our statistics show, la its normal growth. According to this rule; the Fortingal yew  of Scotland, which was fifty-six feet in  girth ^in 1769, must have lived over  1,800 years. The Tisbury yew, in Dorsetshire, is thirty-seven feet in girth  and should be, therefore, 1,200 years  old.     - _; ���������>������������������,,< ."���������   .'.  \  "There is a table of the age of oaks  that differs from this. It is not a very  satisfactory table, but it was compiled  from trees of-known age, and _aere-  fore it is statistically very valuable.  According to it', a'40-year-old oak had  a circumference ofs 8 feet;'-83 years,  12 feet; 100" years, 18 feet; 200 years.'  20 feet; 250 years, 27 feet; 300 years,  33 feet."        ' ' *  ______������������������_---_������������������_ i  Not Lens  Devoted.  "You   used   to   sing   'Every  Morn  I*  Send You Violets' before we wore .married/* said Mrs. Brimkin with a sigh.  , ''Yes.", answered Mr. Brimkin.   ','but.  my;.devotion, has taken a-more prac-(  tical  form.    Every' month  I pay  the  ���������meat bill/'     " , ��������� ,       '  ":      SLEEPLESS/BABIES.  * When a "-little 'bne is sleepless and  cress '"it is the surest'sign in the  world that it is suffering from some  derangement'of the stomach and Ibow-  els���������)_ne .seat of' nine-tenths of ail  baiby ailments. In cases of this kind  Baby's Own Tablets act like magic.  They sweeten thd sour'little stomach,  relax the distended little bowels,  cool" the parched, fevered mouth, and  brings    natural    ��������� health-giiving  sleep.  ,' No self-respecting man * cares , to  make love to "a girl who makes love  to a pot dog.  A man never fully realizes what a  big world this is until he as compelled to walk ;ten blocks with a strenuous corn on his toe.  It is almost as difficult for a man  to get over a case of love sickness as  it is for a woman to get over, a  barbed-wire  fence.     < i     - > ������.  Even a poor man who hasn.t a dollar may be well_ off as long, as he  doesn't marry. ^  A  LASTING CURE  OF ITCHING  Chronic   Case   off Unusual. Severity   and  Standing   Cured   by  DR. CHASE'S OINTMENT.  PILES,  t j  Long  <M  Piles,    or    hemrrhoids,.  are     small  tumors, which form in and .about the  orifice   of     the "rectum.      They   ,,are  caused  by an'enlarged;and  -inflamed  condition    of-1.' thc^veins;)" .wh'ichy.'ai^o  i^cry numerous'inv''this������p6rti6Ti d'f tlio'  body. Piles, frequently attack^'wo-  nicn during <the^expecjtant't',I5^ri6^t,''c)r  after childbii-th. -'v^*. "i?J$4*���������*$/* '  ������������������ Any f(5rm of piles causes dreadful  suffering on account -of, the itching  and burning which -accompany them."  One can scarcely,'walk at?������times, and  during , the .night', %"whcn:"the. body"  gets warm/ suffering- 'is, intense. r i  . ,;Mr. Alex. McLaughlin,,:, for ,30 year's  at resident of i Bowmanville, ' Qht ;  writes : ���������    _ *     4,.'    .��������� ^   .  /"For ''twenty-long .3.ears" _I-.suffered  'from'* itching * piles, , and. .only, persons who have ^beeii troubled v!with  that annoying, disea.Se - cab imagine  what I endured duiing that '"'time.  About 7 years ago I asked a druggist if he had anything to cure me."  lie said - that. Dr.   Chasers' Oi nlmeht'  ���������\\  was  most'*f_vorably spoken of,    and  on'his recommendation I took a box.  ' "After three 'applications T.felt bet- ]'  ter  bdk  or  til thoroughly cured," and'I have not  suffered _any since. I am firmly con- ^  vinced "that tho ointment made "a -J.%  perfect cure. /   ���������* '   /fj  "I, consider   Dr.    Chase's   Ointment, v'  _-  am   getting   up   in  -years,  ��������� and ,.-vhad' ^v  .bcen:,sb. long;.- a- sufferer   ffpm;^ this k 1^ ,  'disease." j     .' ' *'        , _ ��������� ,  - .:      _ ,   'S  :-,; Dr phase's; .Oiritment'.is^tluj"' only  ������\  absoiute"   and,'guaranteed ��������� euro' -'for .f\  every form of, piles.  It has^a record  of cures  unpai-lleled in t,hc history'of  medicine.''  60s.cents   a" box    at,  Jall  ;*.-.  'dealers,^or' Edmatt^'n,. Bates  &' Qo.i f/    <'  (Toronto. ^ To-,   protect,    you   against, i |  imiWipn$,''the;>'p.prtVait and signa.-  ture of Dr. A., W.. Chase, the famous  'receipt., book  auttiojr;-"';are_.'on  every--  bOX."        ' '       -"���������������''..       r  ~Ui{]  H  %  i"   U  - ,    J An    experienced    mother,    Mrs.     Ed  Bumley���������How did "The'Drunkard's *Godir., Griffith,   Ont.. says:    "I have  Dream" strike you?  Freezer���������As the work of bad whisky  and a worse artist > ' - ,  r- f  i._       , Pessimistic-.  , 'At least half the work 'don? in the  world is of no particular use unless-it  may be for exercise.-rMffiwaukec' Seuti-;  nel. - , ,. .   .  No  Such Idea.   . ,  "This ls\the part you expect^me.to  act, is it?" said, the young man with  the heavy ej'ebrows, looking over the  printed^ sheets, .with a tragic scowl.' "*  "Not at all," responded the manager.  "That is the part I,expect you to take."  " It is folly 'to marry a grass'-widow  for the -pt.11_.ose' of haying ������S our giave  kept green.  ^M  used 'Babjr's 'Own Tablets for many  ailnaents peculiar to babyhood, such  a!s fever's.^ indigestion, diarrhoea,  etc.,'and I have found them^'the most  'effective medicine I have ever tried.  I can only add(I would not.be' without, them in the.house, so much do' I  .think 01   them."^.. . "  Other mothers who wish health for  'their little >' ones cannot do bettor  than follow Mrs. Godln's example.  You-   can  get   the    Tablets   from  all  ���������medicine'dealers, or they will'be sent  by mail at 25 cents a box by writing., direct to the Dr. ,Williams Medicine Co.,  Brockville.  Ont.   '  >n  RECIPE  FOR t PASTRY  A ?'���������  To"one cup of Ogilvie's 'Hungarian'  add a. pinch of salt. After mixing  thoroughly add two, taWespoonfuls of  lard,: .rubbing and "mixing the 'flour  and lard jwell togjeth������r." Then- .Tadd  three tablespoonfuitr - S"fcold ' water  and roll.thin". Pastry .lough should _o r,  handled as quickly-un_ as, little- as  possible. It improves the dough if  permitted to, stand, _4 hours, in a  cold 'place. ,,'r l 'r     ."      ' ,       ' - ���������   \  il**.  (WILyi^S.flpG^IAN.FLOUK  as.well as for Bread, is'unequalled'  - ������,  . s*-  tvl*  1'1 "���������  Day and Night Sohool.    Individual ln*truotlon.     One' Weak������������ THal eivtn.  si -  viMPUJRXTIpS JiS" TEIE, flLOOD���������;When*  the action -of the kidneys becomes - impaired, impu������itic������j. in the,,blO������fi are ,_!-'  most sine 'to follow. and' ereneral cie-,  laxiKement pf the system, ensues ..Parmelee's Veiretabte 1'ills' \<*ill 'reRulale'-the  kidneys ,60 .that 'they,, wiil-^mainlraa hep.1-"  thv action and pi event tl.e conmHoati'oris-1  ���������which certain!v come when the:e ,j& de-'  ranffcmentj of these delicate or-nns. ^As a  restorati\.e these pills aie m- the-first  rank.  0;.C: liTCFTARDS-,*?  CO.   ,-{. *r*     ...  Dear* Sirs.���������your MlNA^p^S- L^f-  MENT is otlr remedy for;sorb'thr'V_t'.  colds   aaid   all. voi-dyiai-v ailments. .     <  "'Ti  lTever fails" to   relieip-'ancr   cure  promptly. "'       - '     '    -. '    "  ClTAniiKS. WIlOprPE^  ,roit Mulgi-a,ve  I A-3woman's sphere - is the home1.  Any., for id e of a week is willing to' ad-  :mitv this  evor's   Y-Z, (WiseHead), Disinfe^t-  --, Soan'*Powder   is''aJbo*on ������to   any  Lev  a.n-fc v  jiome    It disinfects and cleans "at.the  same 1 time.' ���������  -'   '���������"-^'   ' ''  ���������all or  W__|Mf,  ���������nounllas, 8|i*rtiand, XyftmrXWuf, ��������� Btitfkkeepliig, aad all biulni���������i nubjeeU prutlcallf cod th*r������a_(hl]r taochl. flaaa  r writ* fur free eatalofue and oilier taToro���������llou U _ J. U'SIU-VAA, C������M ti.kn Haaazert taraer Xala aad Barkat Dii  Ipat^   '^Hieae 1B4S. ,,   ^r. ii^-*.-   -y -    -.   y .   ���������      - ".,_���������"'   J   .  Some women -arc  not as   fresh  t    w  v1..  ^rii-A:  ^1.  ]STo  man   with   a   full'beard   hri^'to  worry    about   'the   barfta'ii-% co^nrtr  neckties  his  w,fc buys  lor  lii'Uf  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT  Removes air hard, soft or calloused  Jumps and blemishes from horses., rjloou  spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone, sweeney,.  etifles, sprains; , cures sore and swoollen  throat, couphs, etc Save $5-0 by the  use of one-bottle.' Warranted the .most  wonderful Blemish Cure -ever "known. '  Sold  by  all drucsists. .-        ( .  A dime 111 the iunrJ 'js better'th,in  a dollar 111 iho potlitt, o' .1 man 1'luil  owes it to \ou  Xo r'^is-" shou'fl to lioip honi" without .1 boiLlc 01 Hi .1 I) ko'loua s  JJyseiitei v* Coidial 111 t:i<-ii ,>osso^s]oji as  fhaniTi- -if v.atc-i. (.ookiM:. ilumUv, uU..  fre.'r.ier.tly/ briuirs oil" suhiuh-i- complaint,  and there is ' r.otliiii'j like !x'iiit>- ready  with a sure remody ut band, v.liich ���������oiU'ii-  tluics. naves crreat sud'erititr, and - froiiuent-  ly 'valuable, lives. 'I'Iiih Cordial 1ms framed for itself 11.' widespread reputation. for  affordimv prompt rejicf from al! suininer  compluint.s.     , , -  Many things may be preserved ir.  alcohol, but law and order are not  An the  list. ;  ���������REDUCES  ayuuu-.H8wara uL*e������������Ilh������Z  Limited, Toronto, to any person who  can prove that this soap contains  any form of adulteration whatsoever,  or contains' any injurious chemicals.  ___ for the Octagon Has- ������rj  -Tf you dbntt pav ;Xor ' vouf milk  promptly the'milkman naturally supposes j-ou-want it chalked.up.  A CURE . 'FOR .UTIECVlATISM ���������The  mttnsioiiiof uric 'acid into.the blood  -.cssel*. t?'a fruitful cause 'of uieumatic  pains, This irreculaiitv i-> owniff to a  rlei;:i'n"Vi nnd unhealthv condition 'ot the  h\er Ans'oiie subiect to this painful m-  foftion ������"ill find a remedy'111 PanAelee .s  Vepreta.ble Pi'l^--; Their action 'upon the  1 idne-'.s is ptono-uncud on'l"most ' benefic-'  lal. and bv iestorin������r heallhv action,they  collect  impurities   in   tbe  blood.     " '  "Wise  1^  the man  who  keeps his private bpimoii  to ^hill's sell '    ��������� ���������  they   are ^painted,  more so.  ���������and     some  ni  1  as  aie  A henpecked husband, who has al  last been separated1'from his* wiie.-h.Hs-  invented a new seal w'tneh. lie . uses  for all his correspondence, and w]">ich  is ,a hen sitting on a fenr-i; or ^.all  viththe legend '/Cod help thc liotioc  where  the" hen  crows "  To be :sure,; you aire"' growing  old.; But why let everybody  see if, in your gray hair?  Keep.your hair dark and rich  and postpone age.c If you will  only use- Ayer's Hair Vigor,  your gray hair will soon have  all the deep,- rich color of  youth.   Sold-for 60 years.  " I am now.over CO years old, and I havo  a thick, glossy head of long hair which is a  wonder to every one -who sees it.   And not a  gray hair in it, all dae to A'yer's Hnir Vigor."  J_HS. II. K; Bctjctis, Eecida, Minn.  $1.00 a bottle.                    ...'.'.  J.c.AYEitco.,  ~~ drnfrglsts. ������__.__. . Lowell.   Moat).  -Blocked.   y  "I'm afraid my hay fever Is coming  on," said Klbseman, trying to get some  'medical, 'advice free of charge. ��������� "Every' 6'nc'e in awhile.I feel an itching iu  !niy nose, and then I" sneeze Whti/  .'would you do in a case like tiiat," doe  ;toi*V      > -  x   "I- feel - pretty \stire,"   replied    L".  'Sharn^'1 "{.haf I'  would sneeze  too."  When a man*-.(attempt's;,, to ^make1  monkeys 'ol\iiis'*frien;d"lef\ ^'e^-n^.j'^be,  foiced l������to thfe^'mo'^ey^crass^hiAis^lL  .' 1-   THE HORSE MARKET  D.nrnnda Sound Hora*'. Only.'v  Lam* hones sell at Ie������ than half thtlr actual value a  aie ueicher desirable for use or sale. - The n_������dy  Ueasf.  A law bottle* <ffr:,.   <  A  Gentle R-ci���������iadesr.  "After all," mused the shiftless individual as he proceeded to occupy the  oaly rocking chair iu the 100m, '"lliere's  no plate like homo."  ���������i '"You have said it," rcpli.~d the wife  of. his'bo"som. who-'.v/fis engaged in half  soling his other pair of trousers, "but  that's no reason why a man should loaf,  around 'it .instead of looking for a job."-  ; Didn't Get Value Received.  "Society," "said the maker of pallid  epigrams, "is a polite board of trade  where people/meet.for the exchange,of.  ideas.".' ��������� '  "I've been unfortunate," answered  Miss Cayenne. "I never yet got into  one of those deals that I didn't come  away feeling that I'd been cheated."  I  H^a_WTWftmr>Wi������rvvrmaviaft^flg  Of  His   Own   Raisi���������S".  Tommy (mysteriously)���������I shall have  lots of cake this summer, all for myself. ;  :  Mother���������Oh!   Has    aunty    promised  you some?.'-'  : Tommy (with withering scorn)���������No;  jl've planted seed cake in the garden.���������  Punch.  wm work a permanent cure fo*_paTln������, Hlngborj. M,  Splints. Curbs, etc., and" ait forms of ^Lnmeneae.  It cures thousands of case J annually," Such eudorseoienU  as the one following are a guarantee of merit. <    ',  Cured two Bono Spavins of Ten Years'Standing.  ' ' Earh-ffle, N.Y., Mar. Ii, igor.  ' Dj. B. T. Kendall Co.. Centleim .���������. -i-Soina ��������������� enp 3Ro I  used your Kendalls S-������avnCureot. n ������iorse thatJiadtWO  Bono Spavins, and >t removed thero ent'rely. These  Spavins lud been on linn from bir {\ and were of tej..  years' standing. I now lnvea caseur-1 rnaro that was  injured by falling throuch .1 bndrc nnd..in >_oinK to give  her complete treatment with tour Spavin-Cure. Please  scndineacopyofyout " Itp-iuso on the��������� "so "d'liis'  Diseases."        Yours, very trulj, CLARK O. PORT.  _ rlco 51 ; Bis for $5. As a Ihlment for firmly vm  It his no cqt-.1. Ask _"'ir dr ijtji'.t ftir.JCendnll'B  f.pnvii\ Cum, also "A Treatis������ on the Horso,"  tlio book free, or address .'���������'"���������'*���������     .   ���������  DR. B. 1. KENDALL CO.. Enosbarg Falls, VL^  s Toast "water J is t made   this --wpy \~r.k.  ^Toast  a  slice " of -rji-ead     slov^ly,  igpv s  .that it is crisp a'nd1 ol  a darlc7 bro^ni "���������.  color.   ,-Put it^vin(a quart jug. J and _iil'L _^"���������  up "with cold water.   -Iiet,it stand for   "  an hour  or. two > and  then strain./'  ��������� ������. "'      '-'' ���������    ''��������� -     ' -">  r    , "^ ."^       -t  1   * "     -,���������v.  .   .    .���������rrr- ..-i'-;;^:  - .There   never  w*s and-;neyenvW|i|1lJ.'be  -a      i  universal  panacea, in one.renieaV.'Vsp^ fth  ills  vto  which ifjerfh  is  heir���������tb^/yj^���������-'   na-      V  -ture"' of ^lnttny  curatives 'beiiiff.'rgiijcft' that      f  weie,ihe   aeiina', oi o_er.iiiHijj'i(i'i\'iBiiLn       '  seatecl   riiseas.es' Tooted   ln'Hhrfsyiijfceni  of  tjie   patient���������wfia't   wpuld t'ielfejtfei '&$$  ill  hi turn would  ^coyravate ,the"<*1iJicir,.'^.We     '  have   however, Jn     Quinina' iWinBtf.,.\when  obtainable in sound,^ una-tiulteH.tetl'statbr,  a '>remedy for ina>ny and, jrrieyooa ,alls"iBy'^.  .>  its gradual and'.-iudicious use' the^ iraitea.^;'   [  ���������>vstems   are  led- into   conval9ScenceJ"-iv'ii|{i      i  strength   bv   tiie' influence,  whichf Qudniife      ;  ���������jxerts   on   nature's i own   r/jstoraitlyes''vft  relieves     the    droopmsr spif.-it^",6r'tt^]thas<i  with     whom  a  chronic     stride'iofs'Jaurbid     \>  irlespondencv   and   lack  of  interqtRi-Jinl hie  is   a .disease,   and   by   tranqttiKiinw,   the  nerves,' disposes,'[.to   sound ' and;,ireiroshinff  tileep���������imparts   vifior  to   the   ac^ipn .6^the  blood,   which, * bJBinsr  stimulated. \ cojkbes  through     the     veins.      streim'theHmsr'-'the      '  healthy   animal inunctions   of  the ��������� system  thereby  making- activity  a.  necessurv-.result,   slrenKthoruntr the  frame  and   ei\ing   *   .  Ufe to   the ^iijrestive oipranij.   which ^i.Ctu-   '  rallv  demaijcLfinc'ieased   substance���������result',;* ''  tipioved   appetite.   Northron   ���������&   livm'n.n Vj> '  of Toionto/   'hni-e  cri\ on   l<> ".'.the'pu_y_cM ll  their Superior Quinine Wine  at" \ he  usual  rR-LO,    and,   iruaspd. bv   the     opinions    ot  scientist*-, ^tlie   ������ ing lanni oaches      ndait'st.  nerfeCLion 'ot   anv   m   the     uiarket:      All.  drupprists  sell it. . . tv -       a.  A     woman could  keep  a  secret  there were no one to tell it to.  if  Brokers- who   sell  shprt andv..' wait  for a fair' often, get a. hard one  Appetite poor?*/ Bowels  constipated? Tongue coated?  Head ache?   It's your liver!  ' Ayer's Pills are liver pills, all  ���������*rp<yptnh]p> Koldfor J.C.AyerOo.,  ������ tgCWUlC.       elity years. IiOwell, Mass.  Want your moustache or beard  a beautiful brown or rich black? Use j  UCKINuHAM.  ������������_Ti otb. R. p. iiajx t no., tf^srnj^ if^Hj  wmtxmrr          ��������� ��������� "~~-          Somo men acf|iui'o wealth',' a_ud_ tret  into ^.ociet'". while .society c?et,s into  others and they.become i>oor,. c'.-. ������������������. - '. ���������'  .; ���������:���������,���������.-���������;,-, '���������;. .;���������'' ���������'���������'; : ���������; --r;, ^ '���������������������������.  D'eafness.:Ganriot Ba, Cured.-'.'" '  oy   local   .applications, . as     they'-'cannot  reach -the   diseased    portion /of. the -ear.  There  is -only "one  way  to  cu^'./d.eafiiess,  and  that  is  by  constitutional; Vi-emedies.  Deafness   is  caused ...by   an   inflamed ..condition, of  the mucous  lining  of  the 'Eus-  tachian   Tube.   When   this .tube   gets ������������������in-  ���������'flabied you have a rumblinp sound- or'im-  perfect  hearing,'.and ��������� wherr-'-it   is   entirely- '  '���������ilosed  deafness is  the  resulf,   and   uhles's"!  .the  inflammation   can.- be 'taken- out j arid  'this1 tube   restored  to   its  normal , condi-  Ition,  hearing, .will be destroyed- forvever.':  nine, cases, out  of  ten  are"vcaused r'ljy catarrh,   which..is  nothing  but ������an;.'-ih_aj_ed. ���������.  ' G0nditi9.il, of the mucous  surface's-: .-;"'��������� ���������*��������� ��������� -  Wo. wij.J   Rive- One  Hundred   DqHalrS'for.  any case of Deafness  (caused ''bx'featarrrh   ,  that  cannot be^'cured' by HalHsi'^Catarrh..  Cure.  .Send  for circulars,   free'. '.  Address,   F.  J.   CHENEY  &   Co.,-Tole--  do;' O.  ���������   Sold by druggists. 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best..  Man proposes���������then'woman steps in  and dees the rest.  ������������������'.-';-.:"-"a 7':'ii ','-*i  a- <?ockl -iri������i  ���������wa'y *thari'   it     is.-   foi  young" men to-pay.the,way.  It  is  easier  for- <������������������ lore*'-t'o  find  the ���������   <w~i<ii������*+-^-*������*,������������ #*-A.H_< Jf j*.  /'$4  If  _  A ���������  THE SOUL CATCHERS,  A SINGULAR CUSTOM OF THE SOUTH  SEA*   ISLANDERS.  \  ft  V'  -*  h  '    The Way tlie Natives Im tlie Days Before Civilization Had Fully Marked  , Them For Its Own U*se_ to Get Even  ',    \Vit_, Their EnemlcN.  A1' little while ago while turning over  * some mementos of many years spent  In the'Pacific islands I came across a  Hi  , 6mall  circle of -fine   cane  about two  " inches in diameter.   From the side toward the center a delicate network of  the'fibers of some plant-was construct-  ,   ed, leaving a small,hole 'in' the center  * large enough for, ,say, a bee to crawl  .through.    The   article    weighed    less  ''    than a quarter of an ounce; yet, small  and harmless as it appeared, it is not  bo ,veryj many years ago that, it and  others like (it were objects of deadly.  'terror to the natives of many of the'  'Pacific  islands,  particularly   those,of  Manahiki (Humphrey island), for the  simple looking thing was a "soul catch-.  '     er"���������that is, a destroyer of human life. '  Manahiki 'is .one, of . a group of, low,  .lying atoll islands to the north-northwest of Samoa, and its people,, today,,  are about the; besL educated 'of all the  Malayo-Polynesian people.  They elect a  i king and-parliament, have one of the  most beautifully*-adorned, churches in  ,p the'Pacific, islands, and nearly all the  ^ younger* members  of  the' community  'can, now. not only speak but read and  ,   write  English:" The island is���������for an  ,atolI���������unusually fertile* and the people  a fine,'"stalwart, handsome copper'colored race., The main industries are the  making of "copra" (dried.cocoanut) and  diving' for ..pearl shell. ,     .        .,   <,    <  ��������� "Soul catching"-'.in the heathen days,  . prior"to "1863, 'could be and was-prac-  , . ticedi by any one' who 'desired revenge  *or the life ���������of >an enemy!-  Indeed, al-  ' though ' the   people , were   nominally  Christians;, ip   18731 _ it   was   still   in  vogue, v .The modus operandi is  very  simple.'   Say that two .men, Rika and  Tetoro, quarrel:    Rika) accuses Tetoro  of'going" out into the lagoon "at. nighttime, lifting his (Rika's) flsb traps and  abstracting the." contents.   He'therefore  -'demands compensation.   Tetoro denies  the theft.    The relatives of both men  take sides, and the quarrel assumes,all  the.elements'of a feud'with bloodshed.  - It��������� may. bej that Tetoro is a  man J of  ,   means" or chiefly  rank  and .influence"  and treats his accuser with scorn./''  .'  "Very well," the 'injured'Rika cries.  ."If I cannot, get'justice from you'I'  shall snare your'soul, and you will die  > of a wasting sickness." " J  ^Tetoro, even if he is innocent, begins  to feel uneasy .at this threat and, while  vigorously -'denying   the   theft,  offersr  Rika a present of a pig to end the matter.    Rika's relatives at once clamor  not only, for their, original demands,  but for the"pig as well.   Possibly a free  '  fight  ensues,   and  Rika's   people  get  badly used, and threats of "soul snar-'  ing" are heard on all sides.  Then Rika's wife makes the snare for  Tetoro's soul. /Taking her mat out into  the village square or upon a well frequented road or path, she, suspends the  snare from, the branches of trees or  sticks placed in the ground in such a  position that she can closely watch the  orifice in th* center of the square.  Rika's friends, male and female, come  with her. They bring food and eat it  and throw fragments under the snare  to attract the flies,' with which the is-  . land Is infested. If but one fly crawls  through the hole Tetoro is a dead man,  unless he suddenly gives in and allows  himself to be bled, for not only do  Rika's people watch the snare, but his  own as well. No one of them would  dare to attempt to destroy the snare.  The death of the lnterferer by occult  power would certainly follow.  And so for hours and hours���������some-  .times- for days���������many pairs of eyes  watch the little circle of cane, and Tetoro and his friends are now ready to  yield, but feel that still more extortionate demands may be made. Then  at last a tly is seen to crawl through,  and a shout goes through the village.  "Ua hopo te lago! Ua hopo te lago!"  ("A fly has passed through.") Tetoro  hoars the cries and immediately imagines he feels ill. His wife and relatives  crowd about him and try to cheer him  up. butdiis face assumes a melancholy  look, ahd aSsthc time passes on he re-  . fuse?:,his food. Perhaps hr may confess'that ho .'.did "steal,-It ilea's fish and  trep.iblingly Offer to make full restitution if Rika-will catch.a fly'and make  it .go/.through, .the circle from the reverse side through which the first one  entered voluntarily. Usually, this is  done, and w-liat. might have become a  lasting family feud had Tetoro died of  "funk," through being bewitched, ends  up by the payment of so .much' property  to Rika, and a feast for which both  parties provide the-viands.���������Pall Mall  Gazette.  WoeJ'ttl   XJaJe   of  .A   J^Karried  Man  ,    "What's the matter, old fellow?" he  said  as they  met the morning after.  VYou look blue."  "I feel blue." ' ,  "But last night you were the jolliest,  member of the par.ty." *  ���������  '  "I felt jolly." _*-  "You acted-like a boy just let out* of  school."     ���������  "I 'felt like one;!'   "   ,  "You said your wife had gone away  for the first time in three years* and,  , there .wasn'.t any one to say a word if  you w;ent home and kicked over the  mantel clock." '    "���������  "I remember'it."  '  "You said ithat if you stayed out until  i4 o'clock there, was no one to'look at  you reproachfully 'and sigh and make  you feel small."    '  ,   "Yes, and I stayed out-until 4 o'clock,  didn't i?" "   .."  '!You certainly did." '  ."And  doorstep  ��������� "Yes; and then you sang a verge,;rroin;,  a comic opera song and tried������too_iihceJ  a .p's."      "       ,,,    t  v ;;;   '  "Yes; and my wife had ���������iisscd the  train. Now go away and leave me. I  want to kick myself a little more for  not taking the precaution, to get an affidavit; froxj the' guard' that _shex went  with'the train."'/    ' / y\   -','"/ r"wi ���������  And, then he^gave^himself several  .bangs' on the^ears and then shook'bim-'  self till his hair*began<to fall out"  WHAT WOMEN ARE WEARING  certainly aid." '   ,r., r::-  I gave a war whoop.- on!>���������he  BTatM   For   Demitoilets���������Useful   Black  ECata���������"\V_ite   Salt: Coata.  There is always a certain amount of  difficulty about choosing a hat to wear  with a 'demitoilet. When in doubt it'is  ever safe to adhere to the all black or  white picture hat, with its ostrich  plume or simple lace curtain.  '    j    ' <  A really good 'black straw hat looks  well on many occasions. The shade ,to  the face is nearly always becoming,  and such head gear never seems' to become rumpled or soiled. Feathers are  ,not a necessity, but good'featbers pay,  as they _eep in curl longer and with a  little skill^can soon be restored1 to their  original beauty.  The pelerine wrap is an important  feature of the demitoilet, and we cer-  DRESSY GOWNS;  Even De"b_ta_.tes' Cresses Are Tfot So  Simple This Year.  Debutantes' gowns will not be so simple this year; as formerly. Take, for  instance, a ball gown which is being  made by a prominent dressmaker. It  is of white chiffon de soie with a bertha  of shirred muslin. The waist is encircled by a wide band of old rose tafT  feta caught at ,the back with some old  paste buckles.   All around the edge of  THE SEASON'S  FASHIONS.  Slany   \V_Ite   Wool    Gow_s ~ Dressy  Material���������  For   Beat  Froelc*.  There is no doubt that we are following the fashion set by Paris by making this a white season.  There has been a practical reason for  the wearing of so much white this  year. In the cold weather f,rom which  we suffered in the early summer white  wool fabrics gave a suggestion of  spring and yet were,as warm as the  darker tones. Hopsacks, serges, cloths  and a hundred and one new canvas  m  Farmer���������No .need^to war_"hh_. . He  is studying his map, and he _will surely  see that there is an obstacle < in -the  road." '    '    "��������� ' ' ' '   ���������<"���������  Moments of 'History. ,  Elizabeth was about to step on the  cloak that Raleigh put down in front  whena sudden thought struck her.  ,-   "Has- it been sterilized?" she asked  sternly.  It was evident by -Raleigh's look of  sudden dismay that he had been guilty  of gross neglect.   "     \k  "It only goes to show," said Eliza;  beth, stinging him through ber lorgnette as she was lifted over the puddle,  "how even one who loves me 6o much  may grow criminally careless."���������Philadelphia Ledger.  A Secondary Consideration.  The demure comedienne has closed  with the impresario and has. agreed  to create the leading role in the new  comic opera.  "And now," says the impresario,  "what figure would you want for the  season?"  "Oh," she titters, with an affectation  of embarrassment, "had we not best  leave that to the costumer?"���������Judge.  In  Doubt.  "Do you think that the theatrical  profession leads to unhappy marriages?"  "I have never been able to decide,"  answered the manager, "whether a  stage career leads to divorce or divorce  leads to a stage career.''���������Washington  Star.  "WHITE STBAW, HAT.     >   ^  tainly need' a wrap cf-some kind. In  Paris cream ���������silk coats - with shawl-like  draperies'of black chantilly lace'lined  with1 accordion plaited chiffon are much  1 in vogue. ���������  A beautiful race gown, of palest'  pink crepe de chine, powdered with  black .chantilly medallions, having,.a  broad insertion of tie connected motifs,  has pink panne di^nin.and out and'  fastened .with .little."tassels of black  passementerie., Another lovely gown  of pastel blue chiffon has a foamlike  edge made of ^ many ,,tiny gathered  frills, 'over-which wandervlittle sprays  and medallions of fine lawn and ecru  lace/" '���������     -"' y   ,' .-'   "  *  p Many' white gowns will be worn  during -, the summer. -\ Embroidered  lawn has its votaries, and when combined with handsome lace makes the  smartest of summer frocks. Gowns  entirely composed of. lace have deep  plait!ngs of chiffon, or flat frills of  chine silk are inlet between tucks.  Tbe cut shows a hat of white fancy  straw' trimmed with huge rosettes of  liberty silk.    ,     JUDIO CHOLLET.  That Harried  Him.  Mnrkley-Yes, I did lend him $10.  Newitt���������Well, I suppose he'll pay yon  back some day, but you can't make  him hurry.  Markitjy���������I don't know about that.  The mere sight of me walking along  the street has had that effect upon him  several    times    lately.  Are you satisfied to do nothing today  except tell of the wonderful things you  intend    to    do    tomorrow?���������Atchison  fltohoi.  USES  FOR  NETTLES.  Repartee.  "Ah," he said to her over their Ice  cream, "it is very sweet, but not so  sweet as you."  "It is soft," she returned promptly,  "but not so soft as you."  "And it is cold," he concluded, "but  not so cold as you."���������Philadelphia Press.  No   Good   to  tlie  Landlord.  The minister and the landlord were  talking matters over about a'"person  who'wished'to .become ono of the hitter's tenants.  "Morally, lie is sound, but financially  he is .weak."'said the minister.  i. "Ah. ' weel!" replied tho factor, "in  .that case he's a-"g;j;d enough" sitter for  you. but no- for me." And th? negotiations Were declared "off."���������London  Telegraph.  For   Her   Salce.  "Why do you argue with your wife?"  asked the bachelor. "Don't you- know  tho futility of it?" "   '���������  : "Of course." replied the married man.  "But I have to allow her a little pleasure once in awhile."���������Philadelphia Record.  Fnllr  Explained.  Miss Passion���������What is a nightmare  like, Mr. Crusty? ^";-"  . Mr. Crusty���������It's like finding yourself  married to a woman "who is everlastingly asking fool questions.���������Chelsea  Gazette. :  A  DanereroTis   Item.  "I see that choice Bengal tigers have  been marked down to $1,000 each."  "For goodness' sake, don't let my-wife  read that paragraph! Here's my knife.  Cut it out. If those tigers are on the  bargain counter she'd want at least  two."-  They Arc Gooil to  13at  and  Furnish  Tliread And  Clothing;.  There was >i time once when the  common nettle was not the usually despised weed it is now. People did not  root it out of existence or shun it as a  nuisance, but cultivated it for use as  food, for clothing and for paper manufacture.  It certainly does not look inviting.as  a food, and yet during the Irish famine  hundreds of poor people existed entirely on it, cooking the young plant as  greens. There was a method of blanching it by "earthing up," as is now used  for sea kale.  'Animals, while refusing to touch the  growing nettle, devour it,eagerly when  made into bay, and in Russia,-Sweden  and Holland it is. mowed several times  a year for fodder. ,.'"-.  The common name given to the nettle  in. some languages means "that, with  which one sews." for the liber was  used as a thread several centuries ago.  In Kamchatka the natives use the  thread for fishing lines and cordage. In  France it is used for paper. In Hindustan and China it is woven into grass  cloth, and the Scotch havo prepared, j  spun and woven it into as good linen  as the flax makes. y. ���������  ;The. Chinese, nettle yields a fiber as  .so'f't-as silk, and there is now in Dresden a "China grass" manufactory devoted to the iii;lustry'-of weaving cloth  from this and the common nettle.���������  Stray Stories.  GHAT. CB-FE DE CHINE GOWN.'  the skirt is an insertion of the shirred  muslin, and the fullness of'the hips is  held in place by tiny' straps of Jpasse-  menterie with a suspicion of pale pink  and pale'green introduced.  *    ',*,..  "A beautiful black soie de chine frock;  now being-made has very fine guipure >  net let sin around the knees ahd hips.  This is outlined in u fine design of cut  beads with a sprinkling of silver'pail-.,  lettes.    The  bodice1 has' a  yoker?and  sleeves entirely composed of the, ecru  guipure] with a layer of black soie de  chine underneath!    This is extremely  becoming to the skin and is heavily dotted with jet and silver. ,The wide belt  of oriental  satin ��������� appears to knot  in  the back, although no fastening can be  detected.   .  The cut shows a visiting gown of  gray crepe de chine trimmed with  gaugings. The stole ends are of velvet,  with silk buttons and tassels.  JUDIC CHOLLET.  The Rabbit as a  Gardener.  " Among the unpaid gardeners who  keep certain parts of our landscape  trim must be reckoned the humble rabbit. "Rabbit turf" on the juniper  studded slopes of the Surrey hills, or  the verges of the Devonshire cliffs, is  almost the finest sward existing. The  constant nibbling of the rabbits, which  work steadily outward from their burrows, cropping the grass again and  again closer than does1 a mowing machine, dwarfs not only the grass, but  all other plants and herbs. They also  nibble the furze bushes and bunches of  heather into cushions and blunt cones  and, give to the ground which they frequent the appearance of being covered  with artificially rounded and trimmed  shrubs and bushes so characteristic of  the sides of downs, an effect which the  numbers of ant hills aid in producing.  On some parts of the coast,/especially  In the sand hills which protect low  lands from the sea. rabbits occasionally  threaten to produce very much more  serious changes in tho landscape than  this. They burrow into the sand hills  and weaken them until they are no  longer the firm barrier that they were.  Over the whole of tlie coast of Holland  the board .which .has control .of ...the  dikes and .dams has plenary powers.'to  enter upon any estate in tlio "dunes"  '     A DAINTT TATLOJR MADE.  materials' in  cream" and  white  have  been 'mucl/in vogue during the past '  month or so.   lt '   , >   '.' -   ' '���������  , The dressy summer gown is, made .of  very gorgeous materials; such as crepo"  de chine, oriental satin, mousseline de,'  sole and linon desoie, and-the majority -of these are white or creatn color: '  There is,' however, a-growing fad^for^  rose pink and pale  green, especially  for young girls'dresses. J,   ,y "  ,���������.'"  The glorified tailor made is .very use?:'  ''ful for many,occasions when it would -'  be impossible to wear a  more , olab-I'  orate ,and perishable costume. -     .    ���������  The  picture  Biiows  a 'smart  three- S  .quarter tailor made of fawn novelty"  goods trimmed with deep red silk and  embroidery. -  -   JUDIC CHOLLKT.  i -s i i  Joy Unalloyed.  .;��������� What's the big book you've got?"  "It's a doctor's book I found.   Now .1  can find a Avhole lot of new diseases for'  my dolls to have."���������Louisville Herald.  Mi  ' -p-t  PoNltivc  Proof.  Will���������Are you sure she is from Philadelphia?  Joe���������Well, when I proposed she said,  "This is so sudden!"���������Chelsea Gazette.  A  New Woman.  She was "swagger" and bold.  She was heartless and cold, ���������, '���������  An amazon, body and mind;  rHe,.a.whita_Uvered youth.  Fuzzy Upped and uncouth.  Of the goody good, "mamma1! boy" kind.  She was laying her plan  To annihilate man  And build a new world, but one day  He said, "Will you wed?"  And she pillowed her head  On his breast in the old fashioned way.  ���������The Smiler Id Town Topics.  fringing the sea and then and -"there  to kill, slay and exterminate the rabbits -without asking'permission if.- in  the Judgment of .Us'officers, they are  weakening, t'le-wnnd lyMb-.'���������Spectator.  .    Pine   Barb  Ureail.  Bread made'-from..pine .tree bark; is  eaten.in Finland and is almost the only  food that can-be obtained by the poorer  inhabitants.    ���������'     '   '  TIse Leisure   Cla.in.  "I see Smith takes five-minutes,'for j  lunch."  '"Oh,  active  y?s!    Smith  has  been  out  of  business  -Fuck.  for  some  little time  .      Too  3Ino.li  Perpen illeulzirlty.  Physician���������Your ailment is  rheumatism, eh?   Is it a case of long standing?  Patient (steamboat pilot)���������Yes, sir: I j  think that's, what guv it to me.���������Chi- I  c;'.:;o Tribune.  A "W'roiisr Eia������iio3i������.  Doctor���������What is this?  Virindec���������I 'call it "A Kansas Cyclone." j  Doctor���������Oh'. Ah!'I see! I mistook it  for an attack of painter's colic.  Reiourcefnl  Major  Pond.  Major Pond wjis never upset in-diffl-  ^cultics. Once he was traveling with  Ian Maclaren. There was a breakdown on the railway and the prospect  Lof a lecture engagement being missed  and $1,000 lost. What he did was to  telegraph a long and merry message to  the audience about the breakdown, saying he and Ian Maclaren would be arriving not more than half an hour late.*  Singing was provided to entertain the  audience. When the half hour was up  in came another telegram more cheerful than ever, .saying that thoyywero ;'  coining along and that Ian Maclaren  was determined to. lecture to that, audience if all the railways in the, world  had" broken down.  The.Americans arc an emotional people, and they were interested. Every  twenty minutes iu came a fresh telegram -with something funny and bright  about it and always declaring that the  great novelist was advancing. It was  half past 10 when the couple reached  the platform, and the welcome given '  them was hilarious.. -, .  A. StriJcSnsr Defect.  Eazle���������Your manager pronounces It  a very striking likeness.  Champion Pugilist��������� Xot on your tintype. W'bere's de c'jiump wot's gittia'  de punch?   Deserved   Popularity.  Mae���������How is it that Mr. Frost is"so  cordially liked by every one?  Tomiuic���������Oh, he has such a good  memory that he knows exactly .what to  forgot and when.���������Puck.  1  I  i  I rj*\  V  C.  H. 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No pen can tell more fully WHY' it ia the  BEST  on  earth.      ....   62���������TWELVE-PAGE PAPEBS-<52        j$gT One Dollar a Year  ' '  '      Brimful  of  aews  from   e^erywhr-'e   and  a  perfeot   feaas  of special   matter   Tw.lv    f f \ NOTICE that on Monday,,the 7th _ay of December, a.d.V 1903,:at the hour'of  Ijelve o c ock noon, at the Co.Urt-hou_ef Cumberland, Pshall sell'h^Public Auction the la_dVh*_inaf..__ '  set out of the persons in said list hereinafter set out, for.\he delinquent taxes unpaid by.said'per.'^ on-" .  the,31st day of December, 1902', and for intereit, costs, and expenses,' including the cost of advertising" *  b_i_ sale. '     .��������� ,������  4     ,   -1 ���������-   ,;. ,i ^ (".''" i      ' >  '   * . .,    ^Isr    ABOVE    MENTIONED.  _ Bubecribe for the    ** Cumberland News,"   and tha    "Weekly Inter  Oceana''    one year, both P&pors for $2.oo.        as*   Strictly in Advance.  irTrTT-rr_-������ii"it |    m mmm ���������^���������_w____w_imi_--i__.w______u.  Name of Pbtsok Asskssed  Column No.' i  Short Description of Propkrtt,  Delinquent  Taxes.  We have made arrangements with the Inter Ocean, by which we are uaabled to  give our readers the above rare opportunity of getting tho recognised best Republican newspaper of the U.S., and the naws at the low rate of 02.00 inuteiyl of tho  regular rate of ?3 oo for thp two. Subscribers availing ih^onselvps of this offer  muat ba fully paid up and in advance.    Must be forcthe full 12 months  under thla  oflter.  B_a_s2S_sgi*v-?���������.j,i oust jsMmfmm ___aesa  *     THE     TJ3STI03S3  cu____.-s_ao___n_n_  ������ ���������  ��������� ���������  E-A.3T  ������3  _J  MKANO, Pfopriztop.  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks.:.'  Fire^riekz, ' ... '   c ;0   Pressed and Ordinary  l)f\am  Tile���������������-    ,.. ; a./e    3m., 4111., ��������� and' 6m  Fire Backing of all kinds to order.  U  Pqbt-Office Addke^s-. .    OXJ]\_:Bj53I^Xj_A.lNrX)    23.0  Anderson, Anthony  Armfelt, P.A.O.  Aldersen, J  Adama, Cox and Hedgea  Bradbury, Thomas  Bushell, E B  Brodie, Peter  Bickle, John  Btokle, E VV  Clarke", W R  Crawford, John  Dixon,   John D  Davis,  Smltb  Graham, Thomas  Goarley, Thomas  Gilmonr, Robert  Hoathorn Estate  Hay, G  Hughes, Ed  Holmes, Jonathan  King, Harry  Leiaer, GuBfcave  . Lyttell,   Matthew  Miller, John J R  Manson, L  Morriaon, M  McK^nzie, John W  McKenzie, John W  MoKlbbon, John  McOrearly, Frank  Price & King  Philpof:,  W H.  Rowan John  Snow Allan Estate  Steffon, GW  Smith,-Wm Peter  Theobald, Mrs H J     ,     c  Valentine, Lee-Temple  Wilson, JS  Williamson,  Paul  Williams, Llewellyn  Yoong, WG, Eatate  Block 11 of Lot 186, 8acrea  Block E of Lot 194, 14 acrea  NW t ,,f s-ction 3, Tp 5, 88 acres  Lot 1/0,   122 acres      '  NW \ ���������f Lui 156, 40 acreB  Lots 195 and 205, 320 acres  Sub   Lot 2. Block A of Lot 194, 12 acrea  Block 1 of Lot 186, 8 acres  Block 18 of Lot 186, 8 acres  6 ������ of Lot 188, ��������� acres  Lot 5 of Lot 126, 5 aom  S J of Bk 20 of Lot 186, 4 acres  Part of Lot 144, 6 acres  Lot 27 of Section 61, ��������� acres  Lot 18 of Lot 115, li acres  House and Lot on noo. 61, ��������� acres   v  Block A of Lot 76, 15 acres  Part of Blocks 15 & 17 of Lot 186.  10 aorea  Lot 4, Block A, of Lot 19-1, 5 acres  Lot 16 of Lot 186, 8 acres  Lot 230, 130 acres  fots 24 and 25 of Lot 110, ��������� acres  Lot 91, 160 acres v-  hot 224, 63 acres  Lo������147, 160 acres  Lot 5, Block A, of Lot 194, 5 acres  Lot 17 of Section 61, ��������� acres  Blacksmith's Shop and Lot on sec.  14,  ���������-  ������ t of B'k E of Lot 194,   4   1-16th acres   ���������������������������*  ^art sec. 19, Tp 5, and part sec. 24, Tp 4, 122 acres  Part of seoB. 10. 12 and 3, Tp. 4, 234 acres  Block 7 of Lot 186,  8 acres  i of E i of Lot 131, 40 acres  E % of Lot 102, 82 acres  Block 14 of Lot 186, 8 acres  Block 5 of Lot 186,  8 acres  Lot' 8. 9, 54 and 108 of Lot 110  S \ ot Lot 86  Frac'n joins sec. 19 on E side, 34 aorea  Bio. k-19 of Lot 18.6.'-8 swr  Lot 3, Block A, of Lot 194, 5 acrea  Lota 1 to 7, Block 2, Sec. 69,  X'  ce  *-7H-  'go  a ai.  .5 ������  _  2 40  43 20  *IB5.20  "10 98  116 00  272 80  18 00  2 40  26 40  3 20  16 00  15 20  1 20  4 80  10 12  6 40  22 50  29 50  13 00  24 40  35 53  3 00  9 45  2 52  14 40  18 00  5 60  1 60  8 05  10 98  9 60  24 40  1 60  3 20  24 40  26 40  6 75  7 50  I 36  26 4o  18.'-6  3 20  0 28  5 18  12 62  ;1 31  13 92  -32 73  2 16  0 28  3 16  0 38  1 92  1 82  0 15  0 57  1 21  0 75  2 70  3 54  1 56  3 16  4 26  0 36  1 13  0 30  1 72  2 16  0 65  0 20  0 95  1 30  1 52  2 9-'  0 20  0 40  2 92  3 16  0 80  0 90  0 1G  3 1.6  2 It.  0  4u  a  a.  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ANDERSON,     '-      -      -       RDITOft  /#'  <%'  . ��������� The columns of The N_w<? are o. en to all  who wieh to express therein views o'-- mat-  , ters of public interest. '  " ^j While we'do not hold ourselves "re-������������������on si-  ble for the utterances of correspondence, ve  reserve ' the "right of ( declining to insert  dtntnunir-a'.i.ms on necessarily personal."  WE   WANT YOUR  TUESDAY/DEC. l,~*-i903/  f SATISFAUTGEY ^SS������  ff/,'     -   '    y '~  U .Anns CJ.'O'OL  '    -quamichan.'b. c.  A Boarding School for girls, with de- i  partment for orphans, pleasantly located j  at three miles from Duncans Station.  Primary and Preparatory English Coiu'se.  .Competent Instructors for Piano and  Needle-work. _. Cutting and Fitting also,  taught. Board and Tuition, $g a month.  For particulars', address���������  "���������"     SISTER SUPERIOR,  c    v    'f zouhalem T. O.'  wf._jj.s..._j_,  ,.;     is o.u���������}__XWJHLfj  3009 Westminster Road  OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOoQO  if"!  ���������'I  I  t hou&ands of Fruit ,and  Orndinentai Trees. .  SALE  OF  LANDS,  &c.-^continued.  I;  ,    Morton, WH  /'Morton, WH   '  r'77   i  ,  Prior, EG  Whitman, - James  t"  ���������p.-.  ������-  < Church, H E     '',  Rowbottom^WT-  Honeytnkn, Mrs Jane'  \-,{ ;  Jolly, Jamesf';   7 '       .  ' '    '  1 Smith, McDonald & Norman  u Taylor. <W J- f ,s' '' ; ' ���������. ,'���������  ��������� Wilson, Walter      '   y  - vi -  -     NELSON    DISTRICTS  , Lot 12, 160 acres     .    .."'.,''.,  Lot 13, 160 acres '. .'������.  .'NEWCASTLE    DISTRICT  Lots 6 and 12, 320 acres (,  Lot 40, 158 acres      . .V ,-     * ' ,,   .  ,  ,   HORNBY-   ISLAND,  "        '  * ( y i       <  Part of -Section' 11, 160 acres -��������� .  ' ,  'Part of Section 2, 40 acres '  ,.  Part of Section ,2, 120 acres '      /*(.,,-''-  4 of S i of NW i ot Section 12, 26������ acres, : r  I of S | of NW I of Section 12, 53A.,acres  Fart of Section* 2, 4 And 5, 600 acres    ���������    ' J  Part of Sections ,5 aud 11, 120 acres       "    '  ;,     GROUP I���������MAINLAND  I     '6 401, 0 761.'    2.ooV  I   ., ,6 40]     0 76|;.;2ooJ  9 16  9 16  347 52  44 92  114 40  13 60  53 20  20 00  52 00  994 00  68 _or  41 70:,  5 40!.  13 72iJ  1 '63j  6 38|  2'40=  _6 24!  119 28!  7 00] *  2 60 ��������� 391 22  2.oo  ,        , H OU SE' A Is l;  1] A R. 1, Y, t1 '.. A N r S'  .  Now-maturing ������/or Fall' PUnttog.  Toni of jBTJLBS to <rriv0 in  September {rem J_pan, _Va_W aud,  '. '   LV.lrind,   for the  Fitil Trade'  ������ *  Tons of Home-grown and Imported  ,'  Garden, Field & Flower Seeds  ; For Krf.Il or Spring Planting."     \ "  Eastern Prices or less.    White-Labor-  BEjS "'HIVES    and,   SUPPLIES'  ______   *  CATALOGUE    FREE.  I am prepared to  furnish Ptylj'sh Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rate's.  w1  52 32  2 00: 130 12  '!- 17 23  i 61 58  ! 24 40  : 60 24  11115 28  j    67 40  11  ti  11  ^;r_  r  *  i\  Bryot, James;  Operley. HT  Porter, W J .-.>-.  McDowell, W5 ,    .',   /  .McFarlane,' J'A  ,  ' Pitribury," Manson & Haalam  Simpson, W *,  ^Webster, John A,-. * ',' r  Lot 507,  Lot 1474.  Lot 1476.  Lot 1481.  Lot 1646,  Lot   797,  162 acres ���������  203 acres  128 acres  735 acres\  100 acres/  -1 0 sores .  '.���������^  /-.  "HaalamV Andrew.-,' ,V'������ "' "���������>:  Oalletley, King ft Co.   >  '������������������ Galletley, King ft Co.7  '   King _ Casey      '  '-.  Suowden, Northing P,"'/ ^  Morrello, Domenicp" -.'. s,  -Say warn, J A. y y '"'' ~  ],S������yward,"*J V  , "Taylor,  W J  Taylor,  W; J  *  Milne; Ellen Cathrine  "Hehncken, Dr J D   r>  Bryden, John et alia.  "Merrill,-J M'. ,vt. "  vj-" *  ���������>^  , -A  I Lot 1631,   -135'acres',  Lot 1570,,  149,acres' ; "-:/">,,  :VSAYWARD   DISTRICT,  Lot 26, .744 acres     ���������*<>���������>- ,?  Lot 52,* 517 acres'., J%    "T      *     ,      -,   -    '  Lot 67,  395 acres -" -    J  .        v  Lot 120, >Pi  214>cres ,  Loi 128.   160'acres       ,   ; ,    C^,   .  Lot 132.   170 acrea ' }   -��������� '  Lot 165,4 448 acrea ' J " ,  Lot 178, ,159 acres  NW 4 of Sectioi'i y9, Tp 3,   156 acres,'    '      '' r,  Part of Sections 30 aud 31, Tp 3, o328 acres - ���������  -,-   RUPERT   DISTRICT.  247 001'   29 641  ,49 75 ...5 97 *"  32.80J      3 93  169 45,    20/33  41'50       4 98  , 64 00-,   7'tte  14.80, ;: i:,77  -'69 95 ".-"���������������������������-  rt  V-  '1  133 92  46 5:{j  35" 55:  '  69 60<  102 40:  109100  80,55  4 8w  ,194 32  '404' 16  7 19  16 07  5 58  4 26  l8 35  12 28  13 08  9 66  057  23 31  48.50  2 00  * ������i  >������������������  >>  -. '���������?'  11^  278 64j  57 72  ' 38 73  191 78  48^48  t. 73 68'  18 57  M 14  .2 00  ������- ii  i>  11  T.   I':  15L99  54,11  41 81  79 95  116 68  [ 124 08  '92 21  %7 37,  219..63  454,66  M.J, HENRY,  " ,\ - '',    l \ VAycoxrvBit. b.o.  ,Do you intend buy!���������gar������f!-'or,  pistol?, 1^ so,' get, the  beat  which Is a     -  if ^ '-' "���������"���������r  ��������� ^ Rifles'range ia price frQm-ijM.OO to  $75.00. ,For laige and small game,"  also for target practice: "Pibfcola from'  $2.50 to ������20.00.'    ���������    '     }u ryt  r ���������'  ..'   Send stamp for largfb^c_taiogne'~ill(is-il  j .treting'complete line, brimful of valuable  information to sportsmen, i '-.'  J. STEVENS ARMS! MO TOOL CO.  ^670'isi He.'    / ^_>li?3^'.i'Sc-,':  f-7'ifi 3-r. TmFzP-J  eHICOPEE FAILS.'Sni&bs^S:^  O  'O  o  o  ���������g'D. KILPATRlGIC  ' D ' CumberLand ������.  pooooooobapbeoooooo.  ,/  M  _/*���������  l-A  W iot Section *15!, ,320 acres  Section 19/ 648 acres  .Sections 38 to 47,   3162 acrea .."���������  Part of Section 42, "500 acres  ' Yarwood-'E MHV  .  ,'_LttBoa,."D T   *     , i     -        --   . ,  ������������������jHart, <llr Estate, -ft^Bank ,of^B0  -PruBt, E (of Jones.&, Priest).i" r<\-,*  .Clarke, fWR.    .'  ' 'r " "   '  CVrke'.'.WR'  " 1  r_  it  h  -c ���������  Huson/ David T -.;  ]\.' ^ \ *  Iuman, James    'r"'' '",   *  'DaVivs/Joshun.'Es^iate        "   '  Mason, HS/Eatate1.        ."  McClure, Fred^S   ���������      ''\> ���������������    :.-  Ionian,, J*uies    ?;.,  :���������- ,,  -  Wurlock. Martha Amelia.  -��������� , ,  Wilson, WinV., ,,, .   ,     ,  W.ilson, VVm ."_  '     _     , v .  Milne',' Ellen Catherine \    ' "'U|  'Milnu,''Erien Cath'iirine'' ( M *"* ;  Hett,'"J-Bi Estate et alia    '-  ������'  P<������oley; C-E;.& Fisher, IB- ~" ���������  Redmond,  Win <,*. <i',-,-, h   ''~-'  ���������   Skinner, Ernest M, et alia   V"1'  Clarke, W R,  E.Uate    ,     .   ,,.  Skinner, E M, et ali% >   ,  Clarke, W R. .Ejfiate .      ,  Skinner, E\l, et alia .       ' ' ',    .  BC LuMti' &'Iuvestnient A^'oy et ali  BC Land & Inveatmeut Ag'oy  B<JL*ri'i & liiveitnicnfc AgVy  BC Land & .uvootuient'Ag'oy  Fell, J F, ot alU   'v  -  John, B hi, ot alia    <  Fell, J, F, et alia , .     ,  Ifoll, J F; et i.lia     ,  John, 1) H. At alia  Muirhead, Ja_ies ,  Wilson, Charles  -WH������on, C>arles  Gore, W S "  Mairhead, James   .  Skinner, E M, et alia  Lee, Franuih _ TumjiIeE   '  Lee, fr'i ancia,  _ Temple, E  BC Land _ Investment Ag'cy et alia  BC Laud & Inveatmeut Ag'cy  B(J Land _ Investment Ag'cy  Lee k Temple  Lee _ Temple  ��������� Skinner, E M, et alia  Lse and Temple '  Lee and Temple  Walls, J P, et alia  W������lls, J P, efc alia  Walls, J P, et alia  Croft, H and M King  Croft, H and Km*, M  Croft, Hunry  Ebsrts, D M  ,8. -5 ������������ 140 acres  *'" x" ���������������- i'.' .'11, '."������������������ 332 acres  Section 16,' Tp^.21   639 acres J  ���������j. v.(uu   ���������U|.������|'.������i     ������"v  ~,^..wa_     rti        -j_t (___  Undivided V of S������ & S 4 of N ^ of Sec."17,' Tp 2, 231 acres v K  Part.of Section 17,! Tp 2, M54 aores / '  ���������"   v  -."'   '" "���������-"-(:  20,-   "-V475 acres- '" ������������������������'���������,   "-      *-.--' -~  '   " "��������� ���������������-;  >    -'28/'-������������������������'.,������A103 _cres!-'- " i'  ' .,>T    J     T ^  <<  f  ������(  ii  V  ii  it  <(  ���������������  ii  il  Ii  ii.  <<  ti  ,13." ��������������� 3 <3'20 acres  Section'15. Tp 3,   C40,acres   ^*  "'-"'    !7, .(���������"' :,��������� 640 acres -^: ��������� ; ^  Part of Section 14, Tp 3,  320 acres  14,    y     320 acrea  18, V      leoyacres',,  -.,.,.                    18,     "      320 acres , .  Section 19, Tp 3.   6 SO acres "  P.art of Section 21, Tp 3; 320 acres  Sections 22 and 23,  Tp 3,   1280 acres  Part of Section 33.sTp'3,...480 acrea  <  Section,' 34, Tjj 3.   640 acres  Part'of Section 14, Tp 4,   320 acres _x  ". -' .'   "          ' 16.    ������;'     ISacies   "\  19, "      304 acres    -  20, '������������������   120 acres'  20, '���������      129  21, ���������������      150  23,    ���������������     ,320  Section 26, Tp 4,   640 acres .,,',���������  Section 33 aud 34, Tp 4,  1280 acres  Si-ction 35', Tp 4,   640 acres ' '   '   ,  Section 5, Tp 5,' 640 aorea  Section 7, Tp 5,   640 acres  Section 8,. Tp 5,   502 acres ��������� ,   ,    .     ,   ���������  1 _rt of Section 17," Tp 5,. 6 acres  " 18,      "    268 acres  Section 1, Tp 6, 840 acres  Section* 4, Tp 6, 640 acrea  Section 9, Tp 6, 640 acres'  Section 11,-Tp 6,   640 acres   ' ^  Section 12, Tp 6.   640 acres  Section 13, Tp 6,   612 acres  Section 14, Tp 6,   640 acres  ������������������Section 15, Tn 6.   640 acres  Sections 16, 17. 18 and S ������, 19, Tp 6, 2240 acres  Section 20, Tp 6,   480 acres  Section 21, Tp 6,   640 a^res  Section 22, Tp 6,   460 acres  Section 23, Tp 6,   532 acres  Section 24, Tp 6,     84 acres  Section 26, Tp 6.     23 acres  Part of Section 28, Tp 6,   30 acres  Part of Section 3, Tp 7.   136 acres  Part of Sees 4 ��������� 5, Tp 7, 544 acres  8 & 10, Tp 7, 490 acres  23 & 24, Tp 9, 320 acres  25, Tp 9,  160 acreB  26, Tp 9. 160 acres  24 _ 25, Tp 10, 1080 ao  COAST   DISTRICT���������RANGE I  .", 9 60  485 44  1773 45  30 00  99J2  '77 W  t135 20  123 51  112,70  100 60  :282 88  . 19 17  ;i4<ro7  .144 91  441 42 /  52 97  85 121 r. 10 21  1 151    2 00  ,r58 25l-    "  212 81  ,   360  ^i.ss1  "'. 9 30  '1620  ' f4'82  ^13 52  '-12 00  r.o3"94  '2,30  17 52  17 38  'W  < -ii  Gi  ii  il  <<  il  n  133 60  388 00  .297 48  272'80  133 60  112 00]  ' 80 80'  157 60  '   9 60  ' 38,40  ��������� .21,60  M 00  *!���������' ������.  5;  23200  65 20  100 77  80 50  163 20  322 40  592 80  322 40  28 80  272 80  30 12  0 33  140 68  196 00  330 40  330 40  293 40  196 00  316 121  320 80  263 00  1034 40  224 80  298 40  273 10  315 22  46 84  17 47  21 55  73 36  281 44  253 90  167 20  85 60  85 60  198 40  12 75  545 69  1988 26.  35 60s -  ;113 00  88^0"  153 40^  140 33  128 22- ",  114"'60' r  ��������� 3I8'82,  . 23 47';  165 59  164 29 . 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Bj  ,1, --..</i'j'--'^v_'^1  Say ward Mill & Timber Oo  Moodyville L- nda _ Saw Mill Co  Nathan, Heury  Ininan, Jamea  Loamy & Kyle  Ward, W A  Russell, Jno J, Estate  Lot 4,  168 acrea  Lot 6,   I60 acres  Part of Lot 13,   39 acres  Lota 14 and 15,  1026 adrea  Lot 18,   129 acrea  LotB 97 to 162,   2060 acrea  W % ol Section 28, Tp 1,   16o acres  ( 64 00  7 68  j 2 00  176 80  21 2o  1  ������  46 12  5 53  ������  1572 25  188 77  <<  135 58  16 27  K  1734 4o  308 lo  "         1  102 4o  12 28  1.   J  73 68'  2oo 00  53 65  1763 o2  153 85  1944 60  116 68  JOHN BAIB.D,   Assessor,  Comox   Assessment District,  Cumberland Post Office.  K  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.'  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.���������., for Nanaimo,   catling at' ?������hwj;r,-i\-es, Vesuvius, Croflon. Kuper, ;jnd Thct.s  Islands first and thud Tuesdry.-, of  each month; Fulfnrd. Canges/and  Fern wood,   remaining Tuesdays in  each month.  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Do  3.00  "    9 2S G������lds'.ieam    "    3 28  " lu.2������ .Kop.-iig'i ������������    J 94  "1100. ..Duncan's      "    5.00  "   1^.15 Kanrdirio    "    6 41  Ar 12 53..     .      V.'olhngteu   Ar. 7.03  V/F.'LZ.TNGtTi t_������    TO   VICTOillA.  No. 1���������D���������U No  3���������������i:aday  A-M������ A.M.  Do.    8 00  Wolhiifltou Do. 3 00  ".8 20 Nanaimo    ���������������    3 15  "  10 0ti Duncan's    ���������'    5.00  "  10.42 Koenig's   "    5 36  "  H38    Coldairc-aoi    ������������    6 32  Ar 12 06 Victoria Ar 7.< 0  J _   Thousand Mile -md Commutation Tic-  j ke-ts on sale, good ovei rail  and  steamer  iines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  j.      Special trains and steamers for Exc-jr-  1  sions, and reduced rites for parlies  may  be   arranged   for  on   application   to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company .reserves.-the right to  change without previous notice,steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  all Stations, good for going, lourney Saturday :ind Sunday, returning not later  than Monday.  Geo. L. Couktnby,  Traffio Manager, <  M���������  THE ��������� EPISODE  IN ROOM 222  By ARNOLD BENNETT  Copyright, 1903,  by T. C McClure   '  The" date was thc 5th of November.  . It was a Friday, and yet there are people who affect to believe that Friday is  not a day singled out from its six companions for mystery, - strangeness and  disaster. The number of the room was  222.   Thc hotel I shall call by the name  , 'of the Grand Junction Terminus hotel.  The   Grand   Junction is   full   every  night in the week except Friday, Saturday and Sunday.   Every commercial  traveler knows that, except on these,  ��������� nights,, if he wishes to secure a room  he must write or telegraph for it in ad-  '   .,vance. , And there are 400 bedrooms.    '  It was somewhat late in the evening  when I arrived in L .   On the spur  of the, moment I decided to stay atr the  Grand Junction if there was space for  "    me.   It is thus that fate works.  I walked into the hall, followed by a-  platform  porter' with  my   bag.    The  place seemed just as usual, the perfection of the commonplace, the business-like and the unspiritual.  "Have you a room?" I asked the  young lady in,black whose yellow hair  6hone gayly at the oflicowindow under  the electric,light'  She glanced at the ledgers in the impassive and detached manner which hotel syqung ladies with yellow hair inva-  ������ 'riably affect and ejaculated:   ,  "No. 221." ' '      .  ''Pity' you couldn't make it all twos,"  ,   I ventured, with timid jocularity.  How  could I guess the import of what I was  1   saying? ���������    '        .  '  She smiled very slightly with a distant condescension.    "Name?"1 she demanded. y '       ������  "Edge."               ,  In1 another moment I was in the ele-  ���������, ' <���������    ,  - vator.  ' No. 221 was the last'door but one at  the ,end of the eastern corridor of the  fourth floor.   It.proved to be a double  -bedded room,  large, exquisitely ugly,  " ������ but perfectly appointed in all matters  of comfort.   In short, it was characteristic of the hotel.    I" knew that every,  bedroom In that corridor presented ex-  *\ actly the' same aspect.   One, instinctive-  '' ly  felt the impossibility' of' anything  0 weird, anything bizarre, anything terrible,' entering the precincts of an abode  '   bo solid, cheerful, orderly and middle  class.  It will be well for me to relate all  that I did that evening. I went down  to. the billiard room and played a hun-  ' dred up with the marker. To show  that my nerves were at least as^steady  as usual that night I may mention that,  although the marker gave me fifty and'  beat me, I made a break of twenty odd  which won his generous approval. The  game concluded, I went Into fhe hall  and asked the porter if there were any  telegrams for me. There were not. I  noticed that the porter���������it was the night  porter, and he had just come on duty-  seemed to have a peculiarly honest and  ��������� attractive   face.     Wishing   him   good  '   night. I retired to bed.  At 3 o'clock I awoke, not with a  start, but rather gradually. I know it  was exactly 3 o'clock because thc striking of a notoriously noisy church clock  in. the neighborhood was the first thing  L I heard. But the clock had not awakened me. I felt sure that something  else, something far more sinister than a  church clock, had been tbe origin of disturbance.  I listened. Then I heard it again. It  was the sound of a groan in the next  room.  "Some one indisposed, either in body  or mind," I thought lightly, and I tried  to go to sleep again. But I could not  sleep. The groans continued and grew  more poignant, more fearsome. At last  I jumped out of bed and turned on the  light.  "That man, whoever ho Is, is dying,"  The idea, as it were, sprang at my  throat. "Only a man who saw Death  by his side and trembled before the apparition could groan like that."  I put on some clothes and wont in-  toy the corridor. It seemed to wtretch  away into illimitable distance, and far  off a solitary..electric'light'.glimmered.  My end was a haunt of gloomy shadows, except where the open door allowed the light from my bedroom to  illuminate the long, monotonous pattern of the carpet.  I proceeded to the.door next my own  ���������the door of No..222, and put niy oar  against the panel. The sound of groans  was now much move distinct and more  terrifying. I called. No answer.  "What's the matter?" I inquired. No  answer. Then I tried to open the door,  but it was fast. ���������  "Yes," I said to myself, "either he's  dying or he's committed a murder and  is feeling sorry for it. Imust fetch tha  night porter:" j  I was compelled to find my way |  along endless corridors- and down !  flights of stairs apparently inut:mora- '  ble. Here and there an electric light  sought with'its yellow eye to pierce  the gloom. At length I reached ��������� the  hall.  "There's a man either dying or very  ill in No. 222,"'I said to the night porter.  "Is that so, sir?" he replied.  '"Yes," I insisted/   "I think he's .dying.   Hadn't you better do something?".  "If you think he's dying, sir, I'll call  np the manager^ Mr. Thorn."  "Do," I said.  The manager slept on the first floor,'  and   he   soon<. appeared,   a   youngish^  man in a terrajcotta dressing sown. __������  ey*s full of sleep, yet alert and anxious to do fhis duty.    We all three con  tinued our progress to the fourth floor.  Arrived in front of No. 222, we listened  intently, but we could only hear a faint  occasional groan.   ,  "He's nearly 'dead," <I said. The  manager called aloud, but there was  no answer. ' Then he vainly tried to  open the door. The night porter departed'and'returned with a stout pair'  of steel tongs. With these and the natural ingenuity peculiar to hotel porters  he forced open the door, and we entered No. 222. ;  ���������   A stout, middle aged man lay on' the  bed f.ully  dressed  in  black.  r On  the  floor near the bed was a silk hat.    As  we approached the great body seemed  to flutter, and then it lay profoundly  and  terribly  still.    The  manager put  his hand on the man's head and held  the glass of his watch to,the man's  parted lips.  "He is dead," said the manager.;,  '"H'm!" I said.  ,' r  _  'Tin sorry you've r been put to' any  inconvenience," . said    the    manager,  "and I'm much obliged to you." .   >  .   The cold but polite tone* was a'request to me "to re-enter my own chamber and leave the corpse to the,manager and'the night porter.   I obeyed.  *        *        *        *        *        *    ���������   *  ' "What about that man?" I asked /the  hall porter .early the next, or. rather,  the same,' morning.    I had not slept a  wink since 3 o'clock, nor had I heard a  sound'In the corridor. '   *  '.'What man, sir?" the porter said.  "You  know,','  I  returned  rather angrily���������"the man who died in the night  -No. 222." ' c   ,     ���������  "I assure you, sir," heQsaid. "I haven't  the least notion what you mean."  Yet his  face seenied as honest and  open as ever.  I inquired at the office for the manager and after ,some' difficulty saw him  in his private office;  -   ��������� '  .  VI thought I'd just  see about that  WHAT IS  WORN.  Smart   and   Simple    _ovrn������ ��������� Dainty  * Ha���������d Painted  Muslin*.  A very smart yet simple French  frock is in a periwinkle blue cloth  edged"1" with a cream lace application  outlined with black and white chenille braid. This is made'in the form  of a' tunic fastening with early Victorian buttons and finished with a  black panne belt, with straps of em  COLORS AND FABRICS.  Cmpe*   and   Crepolines   Are   Smart.  Pale Bine Is Very Popxilar.  The fiat crowned hats have made the  low coiffures more fashionable and the  sides are dressed very widely whether  arranged in pompadour fashion or in  waved full bands. ,   " .  Crepoline and crape effects are very  popular and there are many lovely effects in gray,' putty and fawTn which  make up beautifully with lace ribbon  and fe'athcrsiitching. The sack bolero,  much plaited'and trimmed with lace  and silken tassels, is very effective.  The vest of white silk should have a  transparent yoke  and a,deep  frill of  MUSLIN  AND LACE GOWNS.  Pale   Green.  Muslin.   I*   Very   Smart.  Elaborate Style*.  Muslin and lace gowns really deserve  a page' to themselves. A pale green  muslin has bunches of orange pomegranates on it and is a complete mass  of tuckings.' shirrings, etc' A very  charming addition is a pelerine' of  hand worked lawn bordered by green  silk fringe. The , waist of this frock  is enriched by a band of orange panne,  which, altnough-it does not sound-like  ,.Vi  man," I began. .  "What man?" the manager asked exactly as the'porter had asked.   i<  "Look here,'; I said, as I was now  really annoyed; "it's all very well giving instructions to the hall porter, and  I can quite understand you want the  thing kept as quiet as possible, but 1  saw the corpse and was of some assistance to you"���������  "Excuse me," said the manager. "Either you or I must be completely mad."  .' "Do you mean to say," I remarked,  with frosty sarcasm, "that yoji didn't  enter room 222 with me this morning  at 3 a. m. and find a dead man there?"  "I mean to say just that," he answered.  "Well"��������� I got no furtfcer. I paid my  bill and left, but before leaving I went  and carefully examined the door of No.  222. The door plainly showed marks  of some iron instrument.  '.'Here," I said to the porter as'l departed. "Accept this half crown from  me.  I admire you."  *        *        ���������        *   ���������     ���������        ���������        ���������  In the course of my subsequent travels I once more found myself late one  night at the Grand Junction Terminus  hotel.  "Mr. Edge," said the night porter,  "I've been looking out for you for  weeks and weeks. The manager's compliments, and he would like to see you  in his room."  Again I saw the youngish, alert man-'  ager.  "Mr. Edge," he began at once, "it is  probable that I owe you an apology.  At any rate I think it right to inform  you that on tho night of the C>lh of No-  vcmber, the year before last, exactly  twelve months before your last visit  here, a stout man died in room No. 222  at 3 a. m. 1 forgot the circumstance  when you last came to see me in this  room.''  "It seems queer," I said coldly, "that  you should have forgotten such a circumstance." ' '.���������������������������,.'  "The fact is." he replied, "I was not  the manager at that time. My predecessor died two days after the discovery of tbo corpse, in room 222."  "And the night porter���������is he, too, a  new man?"  "Yes." said the manager.."The porter  who, with the late manager, found the  corpse in room 222 is now in Eat  well Lunatic asylum."  "Then you think." I said, "that I was  tho victim of a hallucination ' on my  previous visit here?" ,  "On these matters." said the manager, "I prefer to think nothing."  CHIT-ON HAT.'  broidery, decorating ,the , full, rather  round skirt, which barely touches the  ground-all around.  , In direct contrast to a costume of  this sort there are some glorious hand  painted . muslins _ on a silky ground.,  \ Pompadour designs are of course the  favorites, and their beauty is much enhanced by the addition .of. little ��������� coats,  'either In' very fine old fashioned lawn  or some real lace. The skirts > in such  cases are accordion plaited ,or finely  gauged, and most of them-are made  with a'flounce starting below the knees  to give the necessary fullness.  The muslins this .year are works of  art, consisting of,, masses of' tuckings,  shirrings, iaces and even'fine embroidery. ' ,,  -Sy> ' ��������� ;' >';.���������" v   * .  The bat, of white, coarse, straw  trlmmcd^'ith a single feather is rich,  simple andieconomical, for it may be  ���������worn <-with many gowns,  -r '".������������������'.*  '   The/hat in the^ picture "is of pale  Lpink chiffon trimmed* with 'roses of a  darker 'shade..    JUDIC CHOLLET.  FASHION  IN  SPEECH.  Some, Word*- Go  Ont'ot   Favor  and  'Vj^'WIn Tlieir Way  Back.  1 ��������� The history of the race is written in  the> words it uses. As,we grow and  change, so our language grows0 and  changes. Mr. Leon Mead in his book  "Word Coinage" points out that some  words go out of fashion and come  back, like tan^shoes and wide rimmed  hats, although the change in words ia  much slower than the change in dress.  In Spenser's day ^forestall," "fain,"  "scathes," '.'askance," "embellish" and  "dapper" were not considered good, but  they have since gained .respectability  and won their place in the language.  The seventeenth century regarded as  obsolete a number, of Chaucer's words  ���������"transcend," . ,"bland," "sphere,"  "blithe," "franchise," "carve," "anthem." One by one these words came  to life again and walk the pages of our  literature in full vitality. Other words  now indispensable which the seventeenth century rejected are "plumage,"  "tapestry," "tissue," "ledge," "trenchant," "resource," "villainy," "thrill,"  "yelp," "dovetail."  Bacon did not have the good word  "encyclopedia," but used the heavy  equivalent, "circle learning."  Fulkc, the sixteenth century authorv  who wrote "A Defense of the Sincere  and True Translations of the Ilolie  Scriptures Into the English Tong," did  not admit '"neophyte," "homicide,"  "scandal," "destruction," "tunic," "despicable," "rational." Another book  published in IGuS puts tho stamp of  censure on "oblique," "radiant," "adoption," "caress," "amphibious," '-'horizontal," "concede," "articulate," "destination," "compensate," "complicated"  and -"adventitious."  It is hard to trace tho history of a  fashion' in'.words; .Seldom.do we have  the precise record that Chesterfield furnishes us in a letter in ��������� which, he says  Svcearinfj to Excess.  A cricket club in the south of Scotland, which has evidently found that  tho use of lurid language doesn't add  to thc amenities of play, has passed  the following bylaw:  "Any member swearing to excess  may be expelled."  I have not heard whether the club  committee has yet arrived at a definition; of "moderate swearing." .The attempt to find one to meet all cases is  likaly,-.to result in language both.."pain-,  that he was present at the birth of the ful and free."  word "flirtation" on the lips of a beau-  lace., Touches of color can be introduced easily info such'neutral tinted'  gowns, which, are equally charming  worn with toques bV 'floral or big black  picture "hats.        ,'    ryy-'<   "-' ,l..'  Blue is most fashionablev-insthe paler  shades.^ and a pale blue r gown worn  with _"brown> hat has a "very smart  effect.,..,,.' '      ' \>  .' _  , Pink, muslin-worn over a softer-pink,  is charming with'.a tuscan hat of the,  capeline - shape trimmed .with (.half a  dozen roses in different tints ofspink.  The costume, should be completed by a'  white parasol and white gloves.   -  The cut shows a bolero of fawn  cloth, "stitched and strapped. T it .has,  fill buttons.      ���������   JUDIC CHOLLET.   <  QUEER SUPERSTITIONS.  The' following are some' curious superstitions that are still extant among  English speaking people:  If you kill frogs your cows will "go  dry." ������  Tickling a baby -will cause the child'  to stutter.  To thank a person for combing your  hair will bring bad luck.  To kill a ghost it must be shot "with  a bullet made of a silver coin.  To dream of unbroken eggs signifies  trouble to come; if the eggs are broken  the trouble is past '   -  If you  boast of  your  good health,  strike wood immediately with your fist  or you will become ill.  To dream of a live snake means  enemies at large, of" a dead snake  enemies dead or powerless.  To allow a child to look into a mirror before it is a month old will cause  it,to have trouble in teething.  A child will have a nature and disposition similar to those of the person  who first takes it out of doors.  Slim Dananai, c '  Do not buy slim bananas. They have  bceu picked green and kept till' they  turned yellow. They will always be  found sour and puckery, no matter  how yellow they may have become.  Aral������ie Insanity  Remedy.  An Arabic "remedy" for insanity Is  to shut up the patient for a fortnight  in a dark room and make him eat seven young dogs.  Our   First  Steel  Maker.  The first steel manufacturer in the  United States was Cornelius Atherton.  Born in Cambridge, Mass., in 173G, he  went into the iron business early and  made his first successful experiments  in the manufacture of steel in 17G9.,  He died at South Bainbridge, N./Y.  '(now'Af ton), iu- 1S08.  tiful woman. Even with that record  we cannot tell why "flirtation" remained in the language, and was not dropped like hundreds, of other new coin-  TVJiere  Fricndslnip   Ceases.  there���������a j  "That   girl   with    .Tobnson  friend of his, I presume?"  "Nope: used to be, though."  "So?    Had a falling out?"  "Not exactly. He married her."���������B&l  tI;_orc American.  Hotrli Affected H������r_.  Mrs. Brownovicb���������I. .understand your  husband is seriously ill.  Mrs. Smithinsky���������Yes: he's too ill to  Oo anything except make good resolutions.���������Cincinnati Enquirer,'  Tlopelesa-Crsse.  "If you weren't so lazy you wouldn't  bo so pessimistic." ���������;;  "Oh. nonsense!"       '  "Why don't you make hay while tho  sun shines, and"���������  '���������Huh!- If I tried to do.thai it'-d-just'  be my luck to get sunsu_ck.''���������Philadelphia HecVger.  .Cnriosity  Conquered.  "I thought. Jan3 had such a dreadfully stiff neck." .'������������������ ��������� ..?';��������� .���������'.;���������" '������������������'"���������.  , "She has." .'                            'S'::r-S''���������  "Nonsense., There was a���������'manypainting "tho. steeple, of .the brick church  and she-watched him for half an hour."  The DanpreroTis  Trades.  Speaking in a general way, the dan-,  gerous trades are the dust producing  industries:   .���������.-.��������� '���������*.  J_slcimo  T)og������.  Eskimo dogs have been driven forty-  five miles over the ice in five hours. A  picked team of these dogs once, traveled six miles in twenty-eight minutes.  . Children.  "Dull children are lighter and precocious children heavier' than the average.child; '.'/������������������.'"  .   TJte   Q,u:iil.       '.'���������'���������;" '''"���������''.''".  The quail 'destroys more insects and.  gives greater protection to the .farmers  j fields and crops than any other fowl or  bird."  T-C/Kenl TroiiMe.  ��������� "I don't think." said the sapient gen-  i.ici.r.an. "that tho trouble lies so muc:!i  In .'English as she is spoke.' " ���������.  ;���������; "No?!'asked, the-other, person."  "'/���������'���������'No.   The difucv.lty.'to my mind, is Id  Eugli'sh' as she -is 'understood."  After all. happiness isn't a . question,  of riches, pic. a good ��������� complexion'or  love and power, but of contentment.-���������  Atchison Globe.       ���������  " .  ' T_e' ���������tK-'lry Tarty.  ''.���������-,  A-gentleman  was  complimenting  a  pretty 'young lady in the presence of  his wife. ..,'".'���������      ������������������',- '  '"It's lucky-1 did not meet Miss Hep-.  kins before I married, you. my-dear."  "Well, yes; it is extremely���������for her,"  was the'rejoinder. .     ...  -m  WHITE MUIili GOWN.  a very summery fabric, runs.taffeta-a;  close second in the matter of trim-  ���������mlngs., . ' ,.,' -v     t      ,..'   -\t  .' A Very smart gown seen at the races  recently was of Limerick lace overman  accordion plaited white chiffon under-  l'dress,'1'the',lacesheld:.across with,ropes  of' chenille  and' tiny, Jet   and   paste"  ,buckles.   The hat, intended to"go wljth.  this was  of < paleVgreen -,straw.'' ,J_For',  trimming it had a single mauve ostrich'  feather. /I'.   '   Q-'vt ���������  Some very smart girls are appearing  in line white silk muslin or mousseline  de sole made with a big fichu and a1  much Denounced skirt. After all,there  are not many ways of making up muslin. To look well it must be made  rather fussily. ��������� Severe lines are dis-  tiactly out of place.        '. > -,'  Soft,' semitransparent, fabrics are  Ideal for summer and evening gowns,  and a most charming effect is obtained  by using two or three harmonious  colors in tulle or chiffon over a foundation of pale satin. , A soft pink satiny  first relied with a pinkish gray chiffon  and again with a silvery gray, gives a  misty pastel effect,, which is both  dainty and uncommon.'  A dainty gown of sheer white mull  trimmed with lace is shown in the illustration. JUDIC CHOLLET.  *A  it  J ~-������>j[ e_i.*~  \  t'-^  V-%-**.  *,IT      *  ^  /tf  4'^  THE. CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  -' Sarah's Gloves.  A family in the south  had a coal  black .cook''named Sarah, whose husband was^ suddenly killed'in a quarry  accident.   For the���������time being her,grief  was'allayed by the'preparations for an  elaborate cf,unerai;' and on the day of,  this event, so dear'to negroes i-who desire to show .their importance, she appeared before her mistress- in deepest.,  black,'but on her hands';were. ���������. pair  of white gloves, such ias soldiers' wear'  at dress parade and guard mount  ~ '���������Why.^*aun/ty.,'^exclainied  her inls--  tress, ^w_a,t��������� .made .you xget   white  a'      r.      \r   ,  gloves-?" v-'^V efr .  All Rich Drawing Tea  ABSOLUTELY PURE AND DELICIOUS.  CEYLON tea is the pick of the crop of the finest tea  producing   countries   in  the  world.   Black,  . . Mixed or Natural!-Green.  Sola only in sealed lead packets.   40c,r50c, 60c, per lb.< By all Grocers.  Sarah .drew,herself -ur-'indignantly  an_V*aJ^$?<.the% chil'lrest' tones,* "Don't  'fo'pi,suppose I wants dem niggahs to  see J'dat I'ze gpt on gloves?"  ]_/      It-       -V  ' "#  _.-  .        .^Hfis'^r^at^/^o.   f ...  I gmithJ-^oSie^nd go, with me'to the  ZOQ^  at  the  ; Jones^No. ^than Jc, 7 yop. "���������'; Fl\ stay  iioirie! "rfMjT. oldest haughter does  s;    kangaroo liwallV.Lan'y,|.sec6hd daughter  tallds like ^ pa rrot.Vn^" son'laughs'like  a b^eim, myn wife watches me like''a  /, ' hawjk. my'cook" is' as cross as a bear  and ^biy,. mother-in-law says*I'm an old  When" I go anywhere" I*,want''  gorilla:;  "a change.���������Wasp,  HEAf    r  I ���������"���������*   *������ a strictly commission firm���������Tby  f HOMPSCMV, SONS /& CO.  GRAIN   COMMISSION MERCHANTS  J**/1.! nnlp ������������'er.  RI  Do You Want  SOME ONE TO HANDLE YOUR 8HIPMENT8  TO CONSIC* YOUR DRAIN TO A RELIABLE FIRM  PROMPT SERVICE AND CAREFUL. ATTENTION     -  V  If so, the undersigned wonts your Business ancLwiMLendeavoF'to'give satisfaction*  Cash'advanced on consignments.     Reference:   Union Bank of Canada.  The oldest established Grain Commission  Merchant in Winnipeg:.        "  Grain 5 Exchange,   Winnipeg.  S. SF������IIMK  \i  <fr  SKIN DISEASES  <t  INVARIABLY    DUE   TO  >  ',*>  WAtERY BLOQB^   y  W,  n  Pimplea, Blotches,' Boils and Ugly Bashes  'k    "' Easily Cleared Froin^the tlilqod. a J-,  <<f        'T i        '  >    ������      'ii <���������     *t    '<     I   ..>     .   i-  r  From the Advocate,  Exeter,  Ont  \);  bad^bloodr-thin blood,  oloohiVpoispned'_withfampurities..v  can'tifhave'4a 'healfJYy.' 'clear ''skin  All \diseases of the 'skin and C01117  plexi,on ' 'are"7,'tiausetf*by bad blood.  Paleness and'pimples, blotches ' and  boils.. ugly rashes, and open sores,  itchi/ig eczema; and'burning'erysipelas  ���������all* xthese._bleiiiis)ics come.from^ bad'  bfcood. /A'bad'skim is-.ar sure' sign of  watery blood,  You,  ly, 'dear'skin   _ill  >t   vo'u make ������vour  blood wpjure and  rich  with'lD^^Williams'/PinkH Pills. -.These'  j���������    pills"are a.t siu*e   and speedy cure for  ',   all,'skin, diseases, ������for y'agonizing ec^e^  ma or * bothersome little pimples���������for  a bad. compIe-VQii,; \tq,. ngjy opefi ulcers':-No^cJaJnv is "ever made- for t)r.  * Williams' "Pink    Pills  not backed ~>by  ������-    the imost positive^ prrof������-and in   this  , ������ connection we ofTer thc testimonial of  -, Mrs^ Nicholas     McAyoy, >a   life-long,  1     much-esteemed    i-esident   "of '*Kxeter/'  Ont1^"' To^ a reporter  of The  Advocate  7 " Mrs'.. McAvoy'said.���������"Some vears ago  .    ''"������"_: *������oet'a Mother.  ,  Robert Buchanan had one deep enthusiasm, his mother.-; She was * I ways  young���������'in her������appearance, but he regarded her to the "end of her life as  POOR/   AND "abounding even in girlish,charms'.   He  . could neyver.realize that she was grow-'  "''���������'ing'-old.'   In looking at her, even when  she was close upon eighty, he saw the  soft blue 5 eyes and golden hair which.  he had. loved long ago. I" ��������� .'.,,_ It  S "I cannpt Jmaglriejiny mother .as old,"'  he said'again and'again the day after  she5died. v "I do; not feefthatshe'ls  dead, for I cannot imagine the "'world  without her."*..    r t sy   y ^ "  . When,1 a .youth of eighteen,-Le.went'  up vtb London^ "to^1 take .the\ world byf  storm" the; was ,a���������miserably /Ifonaeslck  lad. yHe^sat In"a corner of the railway  carriagerhis h^art aching.^Lis eyes dim  "with tears.      'r^  .���������o-i-v??..?,! ,v>  l,\  \  _^  'pass, away, but iiv ythis -1..was mistaken, ior as time went on" it, became  wor^e and developed into an aggravated case,,������/, ec/ema.xansmft a great  deal; of painf u-ritatiorr and. '$uQclxing  1 1 fact 1 SvvasrcompeLlOd' to cAdurc  ���������, tortures, h cbnsuUecl a .doctor, 'ahd  ,!took his medicine for several"months,  i but-'the trouble did not leaA'^neither  did ,il get viriy bctter;: In .fact, it  took a turn ior the worse and developed into scrofula "As- the- ,dqcU>r's  medicine did not help mo Is tried Scv-  ci al advertised medicines{Sbut witn  no octter= results Finally a lady  I iicud strongly uiged me to^tiv Dr  Williams' Pmk Pills The eflect was  almost, magical: . Lh a t few > weeks  thete was a. decided change for the  bettor, and as time ' went on' the  tioublc giadually lefl, and to-day 1  am entirelv iiee. troirt. it. I owe my  complete recover^-���������if not my life���������to  Dr Williams' Tuik ' Pills, a fact I  \\i&lvto put on record that otheis  may /benefit as T have done " ,  There -is absolutclj-- iio disease due  Ao'poor blood���������and most diseases aie  due to th'is iiouble���������that Dr Wil-  'liam^' Pink Tills will not' cure You  can get these pJls from, any diuggist  or they-will'.Use feelit'.postpaid^at 50c  a box or six: boxes Ior S3 oO iby wilting t<he Dr Williams' Medicine Co .  Biockvilic Ont Jicmcmhei that substitutes cannot possible' cure  - The highest salai ied man in \mci-  ira is ]\ti Dodd, the legal achisc ol  tlie Standaid. Oil Oomiun* He is  paid J?2oO,006 a. ^ ear and Knows ail  about oil and the laws alloc tin ^ lis  pioduction  Those    Worrynng     PEies !���������Ono  application of Dr Ajrnew's Ointment will  Kive you comfort. Applied every nicht,  for three to six nijrht's'iaiKl a'"'cure, is effected; in' ithe.-y-, most .stubborn.: cases of  Bhnd;: Bleeding... oirltciiiiur,', Piles, -.pr. Ae-  new's Ointmehtl..cure3.V 'Eczema and all  itchinR arid burh'iiitr skin;diseases. It  acts like  niacic:   35ycents.���������-15    ^,  Shc---:''yp6': you siippose a man' evei*  spokei;the''^ti-iitli':;'when lie told; a woman sh'e was the only girl he had  ever ���������kisse^?';.jVHe���������'^'Well, ;I . don't  "think".Adam.-deceived. Eve on that  point:-'  That-'-Gutting Acid that arises from  the stomach yand almost strangles, ,is  caused by fermentation' of the food in  the stomach. It is a.foretaste of indiKes-  tion and dyspepsia. Take one. of Dr. Von  Stan's Pineapple Tablets immediately after eating, and it will prevent this distress and aid digestion. 60 in a box, d&  . cents.���������'16i.  4I realized," he .says; -."that I';wasK for  'the first time quite friendless and alone/-  "I thought of-my dear motherjpraying  for meat homeland Illongedto turn  back and ask her forgiveness for any  pain;I'had caused^herT'-Even n<������w<:l  never to_e a railways journey a������ nigbt  wlthoull recalling the dismal heartache  of that midnight journey toLondon."  EVlftWl THAT  .I'NiftWaNs'otiB.t.  That *D_d_rsYkidney   Pills   are  '\ the vOrie'Siire Cure   for,  , - <t--\0.lR.heumatisih.       '  \       US".  ���������'^.1  /7t  ways' full, 6t< loving .instructionf for his  guidance. 'His answers were overflow-  ving^with _ear������(and hope.   Mother and  Boh'V^re. constant in'thi������ tender service/' _*rom first to last they were the  ,best and most intimate of friends.  A Queer Marriage Ceremony.  ^  - "Among < the  Kherriasl of India'1 the  marriage ceremony is ^quite1 elaborate.  .After ���������many   preliminaries <rthe ' priest  begins this singular performance: Taking a^ small portion - of the hair of the  bride and groom in turn .from the cent  ter of theforehead, he draws it down  -on/to the bridge of .the nose.   Then,  pouring oil.,on the top of the head, he  watches it carefully as it trickles down  the ^portion of hair."'If the oil  runs  straight on to tlie'tip of the nose .their  future   will   be   fortunate,   but-_i_- it  spreads over the forehead or trickles off  on either side of the nose bad luck is  sure to  follow.   Their fortunes   told,  generally to their own satisfaction, the  essential, and irrevocable part ,of  the  ceremony ,t������ik.������s, placof   Standing   up  side  by ���������, side,  but .-with", faces strictly  averted,   the _ bride    and   bridegroom  L mark each other's forehead with "sra-  dur" (vermilion).  Great care is always  taken that neither shall catch a glimpse  of the other during this important process which finally niakes the couple man  and wife.  HIm  One Law Book.  A New Mexico correspondent sends to  Case and Comment the following letter  written by a newly elected justice' of  the peace in that territory some twenty  years ago, when conditions were somewhat more primitive than now:  "I wish you Would send me a fee bill  for justices and constables. I havo but  one law book in my office, and that is a  last year's almanac and does not contain a fee bill.  "I had my first case yesterday, and  the jury promptly found a'verdict .for  the plaintiff, and I charged the defendant $20 costs. He kicked, and I reduced  it to ?15, which he paid. I then  'whacked up' with the constable, which  I .thought would be about right. If..I.  don't hear from you before the next  case comes on the costs will be $25.  This thing has got to vdy."  W^_.> Ellis got so He   Could   not, Walk  > 'Alone   or   Feed'aiinaelf���������He  Telia   of  \ Mis Cure.  . 'Cedar Dale, Ont,, SoptJ 28.<��������� (Spec-  ial)���������Every''day 1 seems Uto furnish'  fresh''proofs !_iat Dodd's Kidney (Pills  are%the onc sure, and permanent euro  foc;L Ithbuinajbism.'C Tins'", village' - fur-  nisljes evidence thfit;no one can doubt  ir^th'e -person - of VSW>El- Mlis. - His  jsjJor.Vf is'l>ost'.given-in'* his own words.  t'^vVQl^ars^agb.'t'.saf^ Me.1 Elite  :'Ixgot>niusctdarii-heumatisui. I tried  allfTSorts^ of ymodic^hes,"'. but'nonexXT' of  ' them;did :i������������.',an.V* good.^":,'1. t j \' - -  1 "'At l_s^ym.v^\vi_;J.w_uld, send-' for a'  doctor.' When he arrived I said 'Doc-  toif,' can you cure Muscular Rheumatism ,?' r;,'No}%sairfi-tl4^d1_ctor^,ThcBi;  T said, 'yoii.are no use^-iovbip".^ "   '   ^  "t-got;so badj Ipcould'not feed'my-  selfidfr" \\alk alone. -,T.hehr,I was in-  ducecF to' try I>odd.'sJ-Kidhev Pills. I  took ,six bp-ves^oj" tticni; which- drove  all the Ilheimiatisni i������ut ?of -mo and  left'me/i^icgbod'lioalth.--again "  Doddfs'-jI������������idney|'-J?ills, fcilre .Rheumatism byj-remoying^'itHe .cali&e���������by ..putting the^Kil_neys;'in,Jshai)9,,{ to take  the uri^acVdiqhX c^.^he" blood. They  alwa5_"c'uro (Lunxfiago'"and "Sciatica  _ the same wak" '  ' ���������   :.   ' ������������������  v   Manv a m^n .\s forced to play the  game of .liiOr who* doesn't' hold' a sin-  gle tuimp. ^ --  Pinto*' Shell Cordovan  .' - < j  ��������� is tne,toughest and best'"-'"  ' leather ever taiined for  mitts and gloves.,,It'is/ .  boiL and scorch proof��������� , .���������  has no oil to draw cold or ' /  J get stiff���������ris wind. proof,.   ,  tear  j>roof,   wet  proof,*'  t_. k    *��������� * ������  is   always   soft, , dry, ,  i        ' " .     * ������ '"  warm.    Iron-like-wear v  ������������������handsome appearance  ��������� economical. '   None  genuine' unless stamped'<  '-I IS  ~~l x^  h  I   (>r  <{ Pinto^ Shell" Co������dovan"  aud  with' this   brand.  Sold by all leading dealers, in  Manitoba,-  N.' W.  Territories and British  Columbia.     * ? ,    *  V.  .17-. ^    I      1  j y  *    > ������'       '  j. f%\  ', ,  , \ -i  , 1  t   -  '  t   ������  1  )   . <  1-H.f '  -  V     --..  f i-  -������-> y.   I   I  J  That Awful Breafn  IS DUE TO CATARRH AND COLDS  Possibly you haven't noticed  ' it, but others have.  Catarrh and colds, if neglected soon develop into chronic forms, accompanied by  the most nauseating and disjrustmjj  symptoms Dr * Atjnew's Catarfhal Powder is*a specific for. cmuifi. colds,, couerhq.  des-lness, heatlache. soio throat, tonsili-  tis, cold in >t���������e'head, influen/a. and all  dispases^of the^ nnse and throat. It relieves in 10 minutes. Sold bv all drujr-  frists  Dr.   Agnew's    Ointment   is  without  equal fdr. all skin, troubles, 35c.  an  6  A martless babv cai 1 ta^c ^o������'ld fill  a long-felt -want 111 feOitie populous  cities  Minard's LiuiBient .Cures Bums,.etc...  You may tip the ?*Hla clerk a wink  but a ou caia't tip t .0 JL'ulhiarT poi-  tei   that v. a%'  Kidney Q=���������iy���������It i= the ' particular  function of the kidneys to filter'out poisons which pass tluoucrh them into the  blood When the kidnovs aie ' diseased  they cannot do then uliole dutv and  should ha\e the help and stienpth that  South American Kidne\ Cuie mil aflord  in any and all lorms ot kidne.\ disoider.  It relieves in  six hours.���������l't. '  When the unexpected happens it is  usually, inferior to ������������������what,was expected.  Shaving   Soap.  Soap, when one has been cut during  shaving,'plays the same valuable role,  as does .the antiseptic in surgery.  No tesal Expenses./  In the arctic region a man who wants  a  divorce  leaves home in  anger  and  does not return for several days.   The  .wife takes the hint and. departs.   '  Of; all newspapers .in the. world. GS  in every i00' a.reyprinted in the English language.   / ���������     .'   '  Sliaard's Ij_i_ie_t Eelietes Kenralgia. ...,.  ���������. 'i... ������������������'       .........  Some, men who won't trust themselves wonder ; .why, others., won't  trust'them.' ���������'''������������������ ���������'.*.���������/��������� ..\-:,7    '  Ii. B. K. PucK Jackets  and Coats  for wear, comfort, and  convenience. Built to  keep out cold and keep  warmth in. Made for the  hardest, roughest kind of  wear. Lined with' lamb-  skin with the wool on and  with Mackinaw Woolen���������  r  _nade of Duck, ^Corduroy  or Leather.   Leather j ack-  ets^ niadc  reversible.  Wide collars, unrippable  seams, strong pockets.  Hvery  garment  branded with  this  brand.  Sold by all leading dealers in Manitoba, N. W.  Territories and British  Columbia.      ���������* 1  tidsos*   Say  f___-itti__g Co.  , 1 \  1  ti.r    w  -,'t^  *v* * "M  ���������' '''.  19  li  4 1*  * r  MONTREAL  rzwowititLimv^wm'xwj^^  "WIBTNIPEO  '    <  ���������*^5.*-'. . i*v^i,r-:l,r.'*56U.������v.  The London Lancet commends thc  piactice of chinking codec after chn-  nei, as coltee is an antidote to alcohol.  Minard's Liniment fer sale everywhere.  It's   a poor -wedding ceremony that  hasn't a hitch in it.    ; . - - . ....  y The more some ir.cn talk  the-, more  trouble they .pile up for themselves.  When  a couple aie matched but not  mated  it is q ^011 oi  friction -imatoh.  Sliaard's Lminient Cures,Dandruff.  One wav to beat a 1 eti cat is by  jumping  a,summer  resort board  bill.  Yarmouth, England; Corporation  forbids sriioking oh ��������� Sunday iu its  new pier pavilion./;.- as the band  plays  sacred -music.  W.  _T������j     U.  No 4<&_5.  WHERE WEAKNESS"l-fe; DISEASE  WILL. SETTLE.���������It one suiters from,-any  organic weakness; ' inherited, or contracted, there disease will' settle', when it. attacks tho "bo'dv. Therefore drive 'out the  pains that beset you, do not let a.cold  or couffh harass you. and keep the respiratory organs in a arood healthy condition. This you can do by usinc Br  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. Prevention is the  wisest  course.  The birthrate among the foreign-  born in "Massachusetts is 52 per  1.000; among- the native born it is  17.  flgMIWWV^i^lM^^  Just tbe ssoazs eveD'  con'inucsto be the sure care of  4  ^rfcfif* 25ci _j__) 50c������  fc*m-CT3eg___g__a>^Mi__-^^  -Sf.l.. /  y  xi  , j  . 0  t  '������  4  ISSUED BVERY TUESDAY,  w'oscription $2 oo a year.  M.-'B. Hnoerson. Bbitor.  ~3" Advertisers who want their'ad  changed,    should   eet    copy in 'by  9 a.m. day beiore issue  ,The Editor will not he responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of'composi-  i  ' " *   - w  tion of letter correspondents.       '   .  ^ * -���������. ���������     t  -___HnOT���������___������������������_���������_���������_________________��������� ;  Job Work Strictly C. Ov D.     \ '"    ,.  Transient Ads Cash'in Advance.- *- !  Apropos to the rerent agitation  against crows, is an article in tlie  Chicago   *' Inter   Ocean,"   October  nth," by the Hon.^ James H. Wil-  rson, peereta ry of aencnrwre, entnl-  ed tl Birds   that .help  Nature" in  which   he - save:���������In   investigating  ' the food habit Pr of birds.field observation  can   he relied  on "only to a  little extent, for it  is not always  ���������    eapy;t" determine what a bird eats  * bv watching' it.       In order  to be  popitive on_.tb.is pojnt,it i? necessary  to    xamine the stomach contorts.  When bird** are suspected ������<f doing  injury to field crops'a tew\indivi-  , dilate  should��������� be   shot  and   their  p'orrachs examined. 'This will show  iinmistnk'ibly' whether' or���������not the  birds are sruiltv.  .     - BIRDS  AND  INSECr   PESTS.  1 III response to a general 'demand  for de;finite'information regarding  the fond Habits of <ur native bird ,  the hjnlogical survpy of the Agricnl- ,  tnral;Departn:ent ha< for s- me years'  l������a8t)bee������i ic<������nd noting a systematic  investigation of the food of species  which an,believed to'be of econo-  iriic ,������, import nee" Thousands of  lard*' Rt,nmach- have been examined, t!o the .laboratory, and all 1he  available data reapertijjg the food  brought together. .The, practical  value ,of birds in con torf]me insert  xp>sts- ������l.ou!d be tiioie generally recognized,. It may be an easy matter  t*> .'fae'ermirinte (the v birds . in an  orchard or grain field, bu* it is an  extremely difficult one to control  the insect pe-ts.     It is certain, too,  1 thatithe value of our native spar-  rows.ah weed destroyers" is not appreciated. \V<ed seed forms an important item for the winter food of.  many of these,birds, aid it is irn-  po^sib^fe to estimate the. immense  y ,nilV)abjerE? of noxious weeds which  ,r"_re.ttrus annually destroyed.  ', If birdd are protected and encour-  aged to~ nest about the farm 'and  garden   they wil! do their share of  ���������destroying noxious insects and  .weeds,   and a  few  houis   spent in  .putting upv boxes for bluebirds,  martins and wrens will prove a good  investment.    Birds- are protected by  ;law in many states, but it remains  for the agsiculturists to see that the  .laws are faithfully observed."  Many birds are enumerated in the  . article and,in s-peaking of the crow  , he says:���������  CROW   A   EUG   EXTERMINATOR.  ������������������ .  In, his 'insect food, however, the  crow makes amends for sins in th<'  rest of his dietary. Predatory be< -  ties, May beetles, "dorbugs" or J ne  bugs, and others of the same fami'y  constitute tlie principal food during  spring and early sun mer, and are  fed to the <young in immense quantities. .Grasshoppers are rirtt taken  in May, but not in large numbers  until - August, when, as might be  expected, they form tlie leading  article of diet, showing that the  crow is. no exception to the general  idea that most, birds subsist to a  large exten- upon grasshoppers in  the month of August.    Man}' bugs,  ;-some y catte.rpillars, mostly cut-  vorms, and some" spiders are al>o  eaten���������-all of them either h;irmful  or neutral in their economic relations.    Of the insert, diet, Mr E.YV.  . Schwarz says:���������"The facts on the  whole,spe"<k 'iv������r\vheliuiiigly in fa-  . vor of the crow."  Probably the most, important item  in  the  vegetable food is corn, and  by  pulling up  the newly sprouted     BBpOlt  Of SpOltS   OOIQIllltteB   ,  seeds the' l-ird renders liimself%x- i ' "    tremely   oln oxivud.      Observation'}    '  Comox Agricultural Show.  and  ������xpecitm nis  with   lame crows ) L l   "  *'���������      'i      !  show that hajd, dry corn i������ never  eaten if anything  ei^ it; to be had,  toi*iige:  Air   Dry  .System.  1H  G., Roil's Ltsii��������� S.L 'Brown," $2' 5o;' T |  ll'm'soii. ������ij'J H-omphn^fe. ?25p; J A Frj^er M  SI; d/Howe,fS2 oo; M M_&;u,' 82 5 ���������; F. Ay  and- if fed   to a   ne.xtlirig.it is-sooh j.-Bavofidge, $1; ri������-G AuaUm, ?l-,. yV EGar-^  di.-gi,  rged.  Tne reas.ii ciows resort  to  nev\ I v. planted ' fields, ifi that the^  i k'ernelb of < orn are softentd/hv- the,  moisture of'ihe earth aud.pr.obaMv"  ,-bec.pnjC mote palatable iiy ihb'.'pio-v  c������'^s of germination, wbiclj change's^  the staicli  of   tlie grain* to/sugar.'  Tlie^f.ict  lenjaiii!-,   how ever.t thaf;  crows'eat   corn   extensively'^onlyn  iWhen it  has  been- softened"by'ger-,  mi nation or partial decay or before.  - it its ripe and btii! ''in ihe milk.^"   \>'  Crows?  eat fjuit'to some exten.t,,  but coi fiile themselves f"r the most  pari  to   t'J������e -\v Id ^cptcieM_ sucii as  dogwood,',������oui   gum, -and s-eed-; of  the differeiit.kiiidn of ^^maclJ,    For .  example, ��������� they  eat, frozen   apples  found 'on   the  trees in   winter, or  pumpki'ns,    turnips    or t  potatoes  whiyh   have   been   overlooked   or  neglected, even mushroomare somc-  cimea taken,' probably in default of  something better.'''  These facts, and these opinions,  based on facts; coming from a high  American^ authmiiy, w���������u������e obfeer-  vations, and 'researches 'were ui de  on the Eastern *cro>v, who,is ack-  nowle<!ged to be more, destructive  tluin his rehitive in ti.ej West,  should be accepted without reserve  by. all who'have' not'the opportunity or training,to enable them to  properly investigate ihe foyd habits  oi^birds, and,so.like;the men in >the  fabit, \ry '* v.:oif " where'theie is  none.       ..''������������������:. '  "Don't forget5to call at the Comox(  Bakery and Confectionery for your  Cand}   and^ Cakes, tt,or, any lutle  thing that you may choose.  doner, $1 oo^j'C Foote, $1; G-*R-tMcLiutih  In. &2; W li H~rwood,'$2J WrNuunsi SI;'  W Willard, ������2; 'G*W(Clinto;i, S25o;/C^A.  . Staples, $2 oo; J Thoinaon,,^!; JB M.Leau/  SI; J L Kre,'Cl; D Walker, 81; B Short $1;:  , J Matthews. #2* S L Biggs, $2- It R Bate,  ^ ?l; S ShonvSI;   Wm lliley, $i\c������ Monte"  '50c; V Potts', SrSo^-AB Airdei'aon, ������1;  F  . Da!lr>8> $1;   F Scavardo, $1;  T Cartsy,  $1;"  C H Tarbeli, fl; Si^on Lei-er_ Co.,%7 5.,;  C Seagraves; 50c; O Grant, 50. ; J Bruce, $1  F MuB Young, $5; B Moore, $1, TL.D.HViea  50c; T BdWirds, $1; J Marroo'hC '$f; D Roy -  SI;   J B Bennett, '^1;'Pf M'Ryaivgl;  AH  '.Peacey, $3; TPiWt," $l;R-Grant..$IO;  LA.'  '.VIouuct,'-(S5;  E Th'oina^, *5<>c; ������'N '(.'oncina,  ^ 5.,;o; J VV-McCinu'i "$1; F'H P~.g'got,;$l>J W"  BAndeVspn, $1;  S 'Uavieu, SI;   Well: Col.-  Co.. $25^Total,'SHG'50.  B, Cuawford's List:���������G McDonald, T$5;  B f'ra\rfordj;S5j'j D^vies,' S2'5.">; W Sharp,.  S2;;d>,J Moore,,S2;/J.H'Piket,  S2;  W G  Harmston, $1; 8 J CliflFe, $5: H C Lucas, $5;  R  M M,D"on.ild, $3;  J Bla'ckburp, Si;   F*  Parkin,vSlr W J Carroll, $2; J Oafrthexv, S'2  lijSnmh, $1; C'Weatup,'S2; Lydie K Mae-r  donald, Si; J S Harvey, $5; E J Millett, ������1  J B [{.times, $2;  W B Rohb, S2 5u; L R  CHffe, SI; J Crockett, S2; J'H������rwood('86c; '  A Pulton, $1;  K. Grant, $1; rC Mathewson,  81;  Af jP.ercy, 5oc;  J Fraser, 5<������c;   H McQuillan, 5>io;  W Reunison, 5oc;   P Cairns,  S5; J Randall, 5 >c; J C H.lliday, $1;  John  J hua..n, 5..c ���������Total, S6%25  ., r L  . < G Lkioiton's'List:���������L) McDonald, S25;  McPhee & oons, S7 oo; R McQuillan, $2 5o  J Knrght, 81; M Lyttle, jr', $1; C Bridges.  L Aston, S2; W,McKay, S2; S Pieicy, S2;  yV Grieves, ,$1; W MdUsj, SI: J'Higgins,  $1; S Ledynham. 25c; 'J McKnight, jr., $1;  ,'F MoK Youug, $-5; !B Grieves, SI.��������� Total,-  !S74 25 '   "fi '���������-��������� "'    ,*-.-*'  I Our   facilities   for*T S, oring   Perishable 'Articles  are   now  .^'complete.        Eggs^ ' butier^   Ga'me,   Fowl   and   Meats   of  ? kiiidsjsbtOred Jal   itedtonabie   Iidies r. ..'.. r'.;'.. .-��������� ��������� ���������  .V-  y*\  $\f\    ^;V^!RD "wiil^e pnid f-ir information leading to tlie} con-  ,Jlw" '��������� 'Viotiorf'of-per^ons approp-iating or.destroying ourojBeeT,_Ceg8 J  ���������/    'jJ1'; ��������� i    _.*������',.: - '       ' , *      1- ^ . ''   - *,'������������������.,-  .    ^SS'l F        \ *,     \S      \ Jl '    "r.o fi{>u,\i  : <-j<>y     '~\ -���������'   .���������">^   ,    '  ���������> "^''rj,N'iaN 'BREWiNG <z6:^oSaS^- 'y7  i - ,        i. , ' J r I ��������� '    ' ^     i^^*^.ttf*      ;   -. ;  ������i ���������-  .������'<y ��������� .v . <"-3* ~"^.-������( ���������.    . v ^ 'j '.' . , , ,'     -,i  ,Phone���������,.27,,.^������������������������������������.       DTJNSMUIB STREET P O Drawer    45      V   ;.  ' -'"J 3  JV^1"  <;i <,  , . .     . Dr. y       .       '������.  % Subscription L'st.-, $259:   Entrance Fees,  $.������; ,jBalI Tickets, $G43--Total,, ������35_  "' '   ' .       -* Cfc'e ' ".    ���������      *    .       '  ,������Piues paid,.8T5o;,.Piinfcipir, $5 5 >; Music  . . La-t' Friday, .barge Robert K< rr,.  in idw of si earner Escort, struck on  the Uallinact in..the heayy fog then  p-evViiling. She .was goVoff'and tbe  steamer proceeded with bei to Union  Bay. Being unable'io load there  on account ut ptessure of work, she  was taken to Ladyeinith, little the  worse of her-expeiience.  While, at the Bay^ ,^11 at the  Comox Bakery, and. Confectionery  for first-claas Bread, Cakes and  Candy.  In a special issue devoted to "Modern  Aids to Frintm^,' the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN presents to its readers a fund of information about an industry which plavs  an importanfpart in the life of the people  but of which little is known. The  number descubes in an entertaining wav  the advances that have been made in the  piintinu ������ni within recent yea.is and sink  ixyly sho������s the economic significance ol  the pr^ss. Of the more important articles  m this isbue may be mentioned an instruc  tive interview with Theodore L. De Vin-  ne, the mantel-printer of America; an ac  count of the influence of mechanical  , typesetting a& a labor-savei: a desenpt-  ion of a modem newspaper press which  prints 150,000 copies per hour; an outline of book binding which tells how  books are sewed, case-made, and embossed. The number is dressed m an  admirable colored   cover.  S3 75;  J BUndall, work���������$3,25;  J u Halli-  di>, wor\, $4 5 1; Gr.mt <fc,M������uuc������, lujiibor,  S4;   Cumlk.ilai d Br.;,j3. Buid, $33;    D Kil- .  o..nic|{,   hiiuh-ig" B^i.d,M$li������ ;   luoideiitals,'.  $5 5,i;, ,,'ep.*aited,with /S./ciety,' ������7^ 25.���������  Total, S354.        '.',     '.''-' (>'''���������  -1' Thanking  the public for. their geueroqa  assistance we beg leave herewith to 'submit,  o.ur,reportv .    ;: t,r*: ^.} . -/' \r    -.   .     ".  f ' .     ,,"*..��������� .B,-''CaAWE6B������������ Geo: Roe,  '' '     "���������      -:���������.,'   G,~Xbighton. .  a^_���������m_______^_____i_____^������m____^____i  NpriCKIS HEREBY GIVEN that  in Sixty days arter date Iintend to make  application to the Lauds and Works Department to purchase the following described parcel of land, situated about half  a mile from the town of Hazejion, Skeena  River, commencing" at a post planted at  the North West corner of Lot No 34  'ihirtv-four), the'rice North fortv chain-,  along the Eastern boundaiy of the Hazel-  . ion Indian Reserve, thence East 40  chaihsj' thence Sdtith 40 chains, to the  North 'East corner" of Lot 34, thence  West 40 chains^'to'point of commence  ment. '- '''  "i"  ' ,    . R. S. Sargent.  Dated 26th September, 1903. '  Ammunition  SHOT   GUNS  Eley's Loaded Shells.  Shells Loaded to order.  A large'and complete stock of Rifle  Ammunition at  The  BIG STORE  FOR     SALE  Oue Pure Bred JERSEY BULL, 4 years  old.���������Alex. Uhquhakt, Courtenay, B.C.  Land Registry Act.  IN THE MATTER of an application  for a duplicate of the Certificate of.Title '  to Lot Three (3) Block,One (1) of Section  One (1) (Map 241) Comox District.  JVkj OTICE  is hereby given that.it is my  intention at the expiration-of one  month from the first   publication   hereof,  to issue a duplicate of the Certificate;'of  Title  to the  -above   land issued to John  Le.ihy on   the  2oth  day  of   November  1891, and numbered 13018a.  ��������� S.-Y. WOOTTOrV;.-'.'  Registrar-General.  Land Registry. OfKce, Victoria, B.C.     ..'������������������  13th October, 1903.  Simon Lefts er & Co., Ltd.  ''CUMBERLAND.  LATEST  -OF���������  PATTER!  Suitings :f orBents;  -and-  Costumes for Ladies,  T H GAREY,  ;La dies &��������� Gents Tailor:  Dunsmulr _ve.; Cumberland  1������  ^l^grajiiiN  h i>  QJF11 LOCAL, I_^T____=i___b'������,r;  Cl to  Ii.  . Negative Plates,5aad Films Developed. ,  Photo   Printing'  done   on   Developing' and\  ��������� P.O.'Papers..   _' -,   \  u'.V; '     .,  -J  "        i~       *  ��������� - .     ���������    ���������     7  ; 1   ',������������������ -.' 1* >  Photo Supplies of all kinds.      -"        ���������-    '.:...  #*  **  ##  *#  JUT Use.of Dark Room for Amateurs  1 >  'L>-  >i. _j-������  NEWS  P UBLISHING C6.  -a  t >���������  c-  P ift o t o g; r a p h $  1 *  1? '  ���������^'^���������AXr,/  fV   ^fy^-f-flifYi.'    -lli^t  I'F ���������YOU' ':WANt- AfcH'lNC^'j  '1-.-     t>  I 'Skll   for ��������� Less . than >  You_  Ca$* ' Buy :Ba^t  XW.'cZ  SILVERWAH B,' FANCY MANTEL CLOCKS, ROGERS VLAWAR^  LADIES\G0LUF1LLBD-WATCHES as low as!/. ... '.\. rl'.A'!. '17.^0*'  LADIES' SOLID GOLD WATCUES as jlow'as ; $15.6$  All' Purchases Engraved while yon -wait-~-Free.  P.  STODDART,  <<  PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER,  CUMBERLAND,- B.C.'  st Trial Trip  ;.   l IN ORDER TO INTRODUCE THE  Sii-MI - WEEKLY   COLONIST  jf  ii  To new leaders the paper will be sent Xo',any. address in Canada, tbe  United Statea,or Great IJntain'and hei Colonies, postage prepaid, from  now until the end of 1903    ^^" "  FOR     15a\s  "Or be Colonist (Semi-Weekly) and Mail and Empire,, Torouto (Weekly  FOB'   25c*_  . . .4, ^  For the same period of time. Send 25C.S in coin, stamps or money  order and see how you like the Trial Trip/' t    y  The Colciiist  Subscription ���������  <   Department  Victoria, 6,0,  To.Cure a Cold in Onk Day take  Laxative Bromo Quinine. Tablets,  All druggists refund the money if  it fails -to We. E. W, Grove's signature is on each V>ok. 25c.  -52t    14 l 03  RAMS  for SALE  x  1  : VVp s^-ll "Force, Malta.yitaj'Shred.  ded Wheat Biscuils, Grane Nuts,  and Po-tums Cereal Mixture.���������  Stanley H. Riggs.  Shropshire; VR^ms  Pure bred, an(I"Hijjh-prade Shear-  ]ing������   and    Ram .���������Laiij'bs.       Good  Stock at  Low Price<s.    ���������    ,    .  GEO.   HKATHERBELL,    .  Hornby Island, . K*C.  r  A  ���������A A  K'  ..a  is _..  ������_������   ,.:a: _.���������  . *..;'��������� .of}-  .!._._*


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