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 ���������TW^'t  *_7~~-w ^  -���������r* ��������� '.*/   1  js... . '   ^ ��������� <       -���������-"���������*���������  '   ** ���������.   . '  I  T IS WORTH YOUR WHILE TO  ' look^over ,our Ten- Cent Table of  Toys, etc , etc. ' "     ~ f        T  I  l >'  i<  _'f  ���������������.������OSS.  i ',<  J^ISTT)  ���������y>  ^^zr^-i j  We give oue 'chance' for the BIG  DOLL wi_h every Teo Cent pure, abe  of Toys and F_,ncy'Goods'.. ���������=     ���������>  ; We have opened Five Crates of Eng-  hah China and Oiockeryware which we  received by direct imyortatiou.  JUST TO, HAND  LADIES JACKETS & CAPES,  and FANCY DRY GOODS.  ��������� It Will. Pay You  - to   spond  a few  minutes in tho BIG  ' STORE' whether' you   come to   buy  or   not.  " r  1        -������_    .        l  5; liBisEP & ..Go:' Ltd  h.  .-������>������������  . >rt3. ���������^.v.WviV'  T <  i >  'NLchQll^&;fieifo^-;L(d|*  V   I      61  YATES STREET," VICTORlA/B/.Q. / ������������������> .'  Just received .large shipment of-  I f !l     .  -������       t&    . ' *_ __ >--.  (_  (S>jS  /*  ' CULTIVATORS," SEED DKILLS, AvHEELThoTES^Etc.  * -ri VERY  LATEST  UIPBOVEMBNT&       i^i^c       ���������,     '*'   '*  V'  "        ���������    CalLand see thetri or write for catalogues and prices!     ,  '' "��������� -���������-���������������. . '"������������������..'-���������'  i .., ��������� . . i ~ i _..       -,  -  Telephone 82.--' ^   -Sole Agents for B.C.  . p O. Drawer 563  ���������-"    jW+���������._-.   2  \  s  WHAT YOU MAY WISH TO CHOOSE  FOR TIIE HOLIDAYS    ..    .." .'.  OUR NEW' ' .'  CATALOGUE  Will give you. moie idjeas^and suggestions"than  a weej< of shopping could, and at -your own  fireside     ..   ' .        -.. ..������-       ..      ...  1568    ILLUSTRATIONS  Printed on Fine Tone Piper and fully desciibed  nnd ,priced. Su������*_;est*ons how to farni������h eveiy  loom in-'lhe house���������all fice for the asking.  fr%  9 V.  La-st TT'i.r&day morning this ship  which Has been-ui djmoK Harbour  ni'jst of the ^ualroer,.left her anchor-  acre there and proceed^ on her way  'to E'-quimalt after coaling. * When  <������p. o_-ite Mr Nixon'? place, on Den  ,mriii,Islapd, she enco^i^r-iVl k.fog,  and iuBt after this, at ^MOlA.^JlB^e  struck( sof a heavily tliat-., people  ashore mistook the three, crasht s  vfor heavy ������uii reports. It^was 'discovered thMt the ship was in&ide tl e  beacon at Village Point, ahd w^ll  upon the rocks close .,to'where the  Willamette cametb grief:/^On Friday j-he'was lyin'g-with n6_vbows to  the easterly, at hi������_h water,reubn_ie'rg-  edy aft' nearly ^to "thV1 lifter 'smoke  stacks;*bows-'riearly- outi/qf 'water,L  giving thede4cks aconsidergible'pitch  fore and afit- Sho'waB^klloUiBted  about 12^ degrees"} to {port]������ bavin^  settled two or, three ^dd������|rm<since  first striking.. She 4a^;-4������qnitF 300  "yards fiom   the.iyenman'iB^Qre well^  l~'   I    ��������� 1'     I   " "���������     Vi        -'"'l''- l_'_"^J_f    * "    -    *    4.     J  behind fthe^point and  from tHe S.E^but J es  North:  rfj.  protected  M^'to tiie  It seems that'the''most ^of  the' watery did1 not- fill |he ship'  through .holes made-'in Istriking.  This^ damage is said to be^small,  but through the open*- ports of the  officers' quarters- aft. ^Bich~ w**re  forced under "water. _when������the^bows  were thrubt^ up: The scene about  thV ship wa" one of remarkable ani-  ��������� *     i*       - -p* t  mation," b'oatsr.aridJ barges'loadings  ,up-with stores and personal effects  of all-kinds,, while otjiercrews wet.e '  engaged- ift   remoying, cables aijd .  other wei g h ty a r tici es: * Qthers -wei e  attending to the.diving^operations,  .this w^ork'being fguii.d hrird" owing i  to theextieme.coldnesB of t hew a ter.������  .inaiiing it impdbsiBle'to "������_or^ more\  ^th'-wva .fewAninutes<a>_;a ^tin_6,:J;Qne^  diver ^was "laid   up *for this cause-  ��������� ^hile wVwere there:'- Ashore', pan-  vass awnings have been erected like  huge tents,'forthe btpriti^.'of goods  and shelter   for the,'men  and   Mr  HIGH-CLASS  FURNISHINGS.  CUMBERLAND  Meat Market  CHOICEST MEAtS  KEPT.  IN   STOCK.  'fc-tyfor   Preseiving  Jars,   all   sizes  Rubber Rings lor tame, and Sugar,  enquire pricp*. at the Big Store;  by  bo doing you can save money.  AT  THE  FOLLOWING  PRICES:���������  BHEI?.  Fore Q-wcor ., 8*\ per lb  .B-KEE-Y Hind. Q/a-ii ter  .9^0   per lb  ���������SHpULP'Ett STEAKS......'������������������..yV2is, per lb  ���������-.���������R..UNir cJX'EAKS. ..���������.-.:. y...-. .14a. per lb  SURLOIN STEAK.., ".';.'... .J^-.. pei-H.  bbiLINJJ--BEEF..;;. .;^c. a'nVl 10.;; per lb.  MUTTON, VEAL and PORK���������at equally  Ipiv prices.  Yonr-patronage is cordiatlj^ invited,  and  all orders will bb promptly delivered.  86..,  PROPRiETORS  B?  Just opened Infants and Children's Waists, Maids' Corsets, Kid  fitting, S. and A. sure fit, No. 284,  black; D. and A. I-IaLifi Hip and  Nursing Conets, in all sizes, from  4'S. to 82��������� Stanley II. Riggs.���������-  - ��������� '������������������Or- ������������������-���������~  ! ,.;S::.ren.gth and vigor como of good  food, duty digested, "Force," a  r.e. ciy-lb-serve Avhe^it and barley  food, adds:no"burden.-_but sustains,  nourishes,  invigorates.,   y-'  FOR SALE, Cneap,-6ri eapy terms  2 Houses'.���������Apfiy, T. E. Ba-tt.  s>ieiter  i f    -  Nixon's wharf and-house was piled  up, with article--* of everyjd(-scrip-  tion fiom-' the ship. The officers  cannot find words to thank Mr and  Mrs Nixon for their hospitality,  and kindness.  At' low water, one may walk under the vebsei's bilges as far as the  aftersmoke  stacks.      Many plates  have  been torn off  by the shock,  but otherwise she is resting well, on_  a shelving rock.    Astern, however,  is,a bank of mud, which may prove  troublesome when launching ia attempted.    Admiral Bickford arrived on  the scene at about 10 p.m. .  after the accident, having chartered ,  the "Joan"   for the purpose.     He,  bn-ught  up   wilh    hint,, the  chief ,'  engineer and c .ief cm pen tor of the  Giafton, and after an examination,  the  party  returned   to ^E^quimaH.  H.M.S. Egeria arrived  at 3.45 Friday and thp' Gr..fton on   Satuidaj-,  the latter vessel  being just out of  diy dock.  At the time of the mishap both  Capiam Baker and .tne N������v ga  ting officer were on the bridgo,(and  there seems to he no doubt that������the  spar buoy at Village Point was  mistaken for the Cage buoy, two  miles turther down the Sound. A  gull, peiched on the top of thespar,  is said to have given the resemblance in theiog, to the cage buoy.  These two buoys, being on opposite  sides of the channel, it is obvious  that if one were taken for the other,  a vessel's course would be laid to  put her ashore. The error in distance, however, is rathe? unaccountable.  .   f    ���������                         , ...  !       __ O��������� ��������� '  Every peison-.vvhp wit-hea to buy  good goods cheap, slibuld  visit the ���������  Big  Store.  Lidy. m'thjlVo. 4���������;AceteHTne gas  m.fci ine in Blair & .Adams store  bl^w up this morning, d-iing considerable da mi ge, Blair wa.. slightly burned and bruised.    f ���������   -  Alex. K.rr, slope ride<*, Exten-  sion.c was thrown from coal car to-  day and badly cut and - itijured  about' bbdv*.  .Victoria, ,Dec 4th.���������In House,  Haw thorn thwaite ' said Mclnnes  had uttered ��������� the sneer that Conservative Government-was so degraded  as to,rely upon retention'of power  by' aid,'of Socialists. With ���������gre?t  emphasis, Hawthornthwaite crie������',  in stentorian tones, that he hoped  tihe Socialist part v. would never be-"  come so debased, so degraded, as to  return power tor one single (instant,  ' by aid'"-of , any'party."1 with e' 'which '  that Hon. gentleman was concerned  ' Vietoriai Xiea. 4.���������^Admiral Bickford queried' regarding -position of  Flora, said he did not care "to dis-  cuss the matter at present. , Bow of  'ship'was high', in air, but'he' had  good  hopes,he  would  be-.able   to  float" her. \ .      .  *"���������*.,  j      -j  -   ' * f  i.-  Chemainus, Dec. 41 h.���������A serious  "accident took place at Tvee tram-  line today. ' A new heavy trans-  mission rope was>being' placed in  position, and capstan round which  rope passed, got away from men  looking .after it,-.and ' bars flying  around with great rapidity,<8-.ruck  Hei.rv ,Gibb&.ajid '^V. McKay** seri-  ';ously^injuring them.       , '  -   Nanaimo, Dec. 7���������Early.yesterday morning-fire destroyed tlie fi^h^  "curing.establishment of^Yarn ouih  _Fi-jh"Jp'jmp?iny:;  JLoss estimated ai  v$1500-^-no insurance. "   v*    1'"'"' "  r LadvsmittK Recorder today? pub-'  lishes story to" effect that the West--  erh Fuel Company  made   certain  proposals to Nanaimo miners which  vtbe r.jected, and a strike will likely  .be declared at mass meeting today."  Facts ascertained, beta from Cum-  "pany and men, arc that when President Howard was here last week  he made certain  suggestion.*-, chief  of which was aboli ion of Saturday  half holiday   for    benefit   of   both  Company and  men.     Suggestions'  were declined by men, and matter  dropped right there.    Company did  not present anything of nature of  ultimatum,  while  Howard  is  dis-  appointed that men did not accede  to^iis wishes, will not press matter  . and rislsfbreach of friend ly.jei a tion  j at present existing with.employees.  ���������.i       ' ' > "���������  New Westminster, Dec. 7.���������Civic  nominations      were     held    today.  Mayor   Keary re-elected   by  *'ccia  ma-ion for third leim.    t Alderm *n  and four candidates were nominated.- Election  Monday:  Victoria, Dec. 7.���������-The Lo-in Bill  -passed its thiid reading today.  An order f-etting aside estieatment  of bail of Kells, who is charg.d  with ill-treatment of boy in Cuni-  beiland, wys today made by Chief  Justice. Kells left Province while  at large, under bail. Chfef Justice  held that notice should have been  given bondsmen McLean, etal, before bonds were estreated.  Crofton, Dec. 7 ���������While entering  the harbor wilh barge Georgian in  tow the tug Escort, No. 3, is reported to have stranded.  Vancouver, Dec. 7th���������Two street  cars '.collided today. Motorman,  Chas. Galene, had his leg broken,  R W. -Partridge, of Hudnoa Bayvr  Co., had right leg broken and compound fraciure of ankle, II. Cameron, motorman, al<o injurrd slightly.  Both cars smashed to pieces.  La Ping and Woo Way. two wit-  ARRIVED  *> *  With the Finesi dis'-. l;iy of  XMAS TOYS, Etc.  Ever*offered in this district.  i r  '  .-"���������  :/\DOJiIi'.  BARGAIN  i-.      _, r  A   14.INCH  KID. DOLL.   Hair  t   v Stuffed, Sitting^Bodyj-yBUque Head*  Glass  Eyes,   Bisque''Arms,!' Real, Shoes-  .and Imitation Stockings For " "26ctS  .  .] ������TkememberV.x _  INCH.    ���������-  -."    f   . ������, '. ,-,,T;  ''   '  'il  " .{  il'i  j!  Come earlv andavoiJ'the rush."  "������������������     ���������     *  *   j- *��������� .   '���������      '  dehvere_.  ��������� Goods ���������'"���������-  ���������    *L__/C  buNSMUIS 'AVE.,  Cumberland.  -" it i . .  /nesses against the Jap1 on1 trial for.*  murder of, Charlie'Singj were fully."  ch.Tged today with murder/  -   -  Nanaimo, Dec. 7th���������Maido^Jap*.  who is to to'hanged FridaY_Jis'be<ir- .  ing up well: ' ^is  health i.Cgood^,'  ahd so far has'betra3*ed'novemoti6n  for his ciime.' ���������- ,-' '   > -*"- J -     T     -    J ���������"   *J  -E. jDoundley, ^y ho;was slashed by -  Franks Tropia .a   month* ago, ~ahcL    l  who .was * committed 'tojail^for a>\-^  year, for "shooting at J_is'assailants   ' *  ;_ib_seriously ili;at Pioyincia! J���������il. ' '      ^  iS.  ."_  iM.  ������������������.-���������j~  5. ���������>���������  ������������������>���������- -.      .'AOCIDEITT.    '.   '  -   J. Grosetfe was  the victim  of  a  serious accident last Friday in  No.  '4 slope.     He and  F. Dirkes were  riding the trip, when they noticed a  mule on the track ahead.   Joe made  a jump io j_et off tho ear to save the  animal  against Dirke's  advice, his*  feet' slipped   when   he  touched the  floor-and one leg was passed over ^  and   badly  mangled   by   the   trip. -  The leg wa^ later taken  off.by  tb^  surgnons,  below the  knee, though  fears are enturUiined that a second  amputation   may become necessary  above the knee.     It is not thought*  he ii injured internally, hut he lost  a   great  deal   of   blood   before   the  medical men reached  him;  fl  ���������- >l  -wa -ryr���������' v *v -r���������  A 14 inch Kid Doll for only 25  cents, rtt tlie Magnet Cash Store.  The Comox Bakery aud Confectionery iiat a largt consignment of  the Finest. Cindy iiy this boat.  Call and see thtm.  Many s'l.mt-c forms of  the hen's  egg have Ik en euilfO*ed hy Clement  L    Webster.    In ono  an elongated  large egg is   conne ted by a narrow  neck tt) a small egg,   both parts being   soft-shelled,   whiie   only   the  .-m.iller h.is a yolk      Another elongated   egg is  club shaped, while a  similar oue has the small end bent  up  like    that   of   tiie   c.ojk-ncck  gourd.    A triple egg, consisting of (  three  distinct eggs joined,   has  a ,  hard shell  and Contained only albumen, wii.h no yolk;-,- while a large  .normal-shaped- egg contained three  yolks.     In   one egg   was  a  second  complete egg, including the shell.  Honest Value for every dollar is  what you get at the Corner Store.;  -���������';-..  .���������''-*'  ^yr_*'-;  r^ifcL  "*���������**..  *���������  *.v..   v  nenn et  __  UNDERWEAR FOR NORTHWEST WINTERS.  Star-field's is the underwear for Northwest wear.   Special  'warm as .oasfc." no mat-  w.i_;ht ���������specially woven���������to ktep you !  ter how low tlio mercury drops. '  The  X&recK.   of  The   Stony  Heart  Stanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear  , comes in all sizes to fit every figure���������largo and small���������thin and  stout.   And every "Stanficld" garment is guaranteed absolutely unshrinkable.  '.        c .  *  Good  DeaSers  Everywhere  Sell  "Stanfield's.  i' <  i**  I;  I' <-  \\' v-  he  Sou-fid Wltliout  Air.  Sound can be obtained without air if  some elastic medium be interposed between the ear-and the body that,emits  .he sound, but sound cannot be transmitted through a perfect vacuum.  I-Iawkesby proved that if the space between the sounding body and the ear  be exhausted of air no sound will  audible.  ' Any medium, however���������gaseous, liquid or solid���������will if elastic transmit  sound waves. Fra'nkJin. for instance,  having plunged his head under water,  caused two stones to he struck together beneath the surface and at a distance of half a mile heard the blows  distinctly. Colladon. another investigator, heard the sound of a bell struck  under water in the lake of Geneva at a  ���������distance of nine miles.  It is well known "that' wood trans-  'tnits sound i������i a remarkable manner. A  "person at one" end of a wooden' beam  will .hear a phi, scratch made at the  other end, though'the person making it  a_ay hear no sound at all. This fact' is  sometimes employed as a test of the,  soundness of the beam, for the experiment will fail if'the intervening wood  be rotten. ;  WELL AND STRONG  AFTER ELEVEN YEARS OF GREAT  , *    SUFFERING.  ' A  Book  Hc'.Dian't  Have.  , At the very beginning of his editorial  -career at friend visited Henry Labou-  ��������� - ..here and, seeing a quantity of books  around which had been sent in for. review*,' offered to bet the editor of I.on-  ���������don Truth that there was one book he  'had not got in the office. Labouchere  inquired the, name of the book, and his,  "friend promptly answered, "A Bible."  "With a laugh Labouchere offered to bet  ������10 that he had even that book. Turning the conversation in another direction; he furtively sent a note out into  the clerk's office-telling tho boy to. go  downstairs and ask the booksellers underneath for the loan of a Bible. * Pres-  * cntly he returned to the subject of tho  bet and, calling his assistant in, asked  him. whether .he had a Bible in the office. The clerk produced ..the book,  wliich Labouchere handed over to his  friend, giving himself away, however,  .- as he did so by saying sotto voce to the  clerk,- "I hope to goodness you didn't  .forget to cut the leaves!"  ,     A Polite  Denial.  "Everybody  knows  the  man  who  is  ���������careful never to say "No" abruptly in  answer to a question.    "No" is a hard  word, but one may sometimes be made  " ridiculous by a "reluctance to  utter it.  - -says an exchange.   *  . A certain man who had this habit  ;was once met by two ladies. w,ho .'had  been "discussing tlie peculiarity, and one  ��������� of them said that she was positive sho  , -could make him say "Oh.  no!" flatly.  So she addressed him thus: -  . "Let me see,  Mr. Smith; you are a  - widower, are you not?"'  "As much  a  widower,., madam,"  he  answered, with a polite inclination of  Lis head, "as it is possible for a man to  i)e who has never married."'  The lady had to own herself beaten.  Sex  Characteristics.  "Have you ever noticed in a fashionable crowd how much like men the  "women are and how much like women  the men? It is not that the men are  really effeminate or the women really  masculine, as a keen observer once put  it, but there is, nevertheless, a curious  approximation in type. It may be to  some extent a matter of dress. Women  -affect the mannish in their costume,  ���������men in summer seek more color. But it  is not dress alone. The woman's face  ���������seems stronger and the man's less sensual- than it would have been even a  ���������century ago. The figure, too, has changed. The man is less gross, the woman,  ���������more.-athletic,, and both are taller.���������  London Tatler.  A Wonderful Tributo to tho Power of Dr.  Willi*ins1 Pink Pills to Cure  .   Stubborn Disease. ' ,.'  ��������� Tr-oof   upon   p'roof. has  accumulated  that .Dr,.    Williams' >J __k. l-MUs!.will  cure    when  doctors,     hospital . treatment    and    all   other   nfedicines Vail.  Paralyzed   limbs'have-been   restored  to  strength, rheumatic sufferers made  well,  weak, anaemic'g-irls and women  made .brdg.it,  active and strong; 'neuralgic   pains .banished ,and   the .pqor  dyspeptic.given a new digestion, when  ,it "seemed almost hopeless to expect a  cure.    Here  is  a   bit   oi  strong' proof  'that' Dr."   Williaui.s'* Pink"  Pills' 'tiring  health  and strength - after years     of  suffering.    Mr.  Louis -linen- is  a -well  known   resident   of   St.   Didace,   Que.,  and tells-of his years  of suffering as  follows :    -���������'Eleven   years .ago, -while  working   in the hush,   I  strained  myself and brought on terrible pains  in  my    stomach, and back,    where    the  trouble   seemed to locate.'   J  had".frequent fits  of vomiting-,'! which caused  much    distress.       Sometimes  1   could  work,   and' then again   for months "at  a time ]   would   be wholly unable  to  do  anything;, but even at .the time I  could  work  I  was always'   suffering.  At . different times   1 was treated by  three- doctors,  but they were   unable  to  help  me.      Then   t wont to Montreal and'put mysclf'under the' care*of  a doctor there. _   His medicine relieved  mc   while I   was   inactive,   but  as  soon as I attempted.work or exertion  of     any     kind -. the  pains     returned  worse  than  before.   .All   'this  time  T  was growing'weaker and less able to'  resist    tho ..inroads  of   .'the trouble.  Then Dr.    Williams'    Pink   Pills were  brought to  my  notice.,- and    1  began*  to use them.      From .that..time 1 began to  regain niy  health and,-, by the  time 1 had used thu teen boxes 1 was  .once .more  a  well    strong   man.    The  proof .of  this    is.    that \L  can  do   as  hard  a  day's , work    as  anyone- and  'never have the slightest symptoms of  the   old    trouble.    1   am' only    sorry  that  I  di-d  'not   .know  of    the- pills  sooner���������they  would  have   saved     me  much 'suffering- t.nd hionev as 'well."  . .With such proof* as* this",   that even  apparently     hopeless     cases     can   bo  cured,      there    can be  no   reasonably  doubt, niat' Dr. .Williams'   Pink Tills  will restore health in all cases where  given,-a  fair  trial.    "These   pills    are  sold-; by  all'medicine  dealer*,  or   'will  .be  sent lay..mail, at 50c/oer box.   cr  ���������six boxes  for S2.~f.0-by writing direct  to- the'Dr. '-Williams'-    'Medicine 'Co.',  Brockville,- Ont.    See,,   that   the _ full,  name,   "Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills" for'  Pale People," is printed on the wrapper around everj* b,ox. ���������  -  The ship of my heart one sunshiny day-  Sailed' over Lucetta's face.  And much did 1 fear that my ship, stanch  '-   and dear, _' '  Would be lost at some dangerous place.  i r  It sailed o'er the twin blue seas  of  her,.  -  eyes  That,sparkled with sapphire light,,  And  I  held   my   breath,   but   it  steered,  s'death.  Up over her forehead white.  (��������� r '       '  Then it sailed  through the sunny 'waves  of her hair;        . '      - ,.  Oh, the nets .that so cunningly lay!  Oh, the golden snare that was spread for  it there!  But safely it glided away!! "  The ship'of my heart sailed softly down.  The bow of Lueetta's mouth,  And there it was tossed and was so near  ' 'lost  By the breath of a wind from the south.  '        - f i ���������  The  sweet  coral  reefs   of Lucetta's   red  lips, .-  Ah, me, they were dangerously near!  The pearls just below lured on with their  snow,    .  And the ship began to veer.  <   ��������� '      . ������������������ *    * . "i-  But  at .last  it   was  safe, ,and  calmly  It  "sailed      '       '   ' ��������� '  The smooth lake of Lucetta's cheek;    i  It was safe, I thought,  but, alas, it was  caught.  And, alack, it was.strangely weak.  The "ship of my heart went- down, down,1  ���������       down.  And is lost forever more  In   that   deep    whirlpool,  *. - ' >cool, '��������� ��������� ' '  That lurked near the coral  Fritz Adolphy. of Clifton,, Arizona,  who died recentlj', was the proprietor of a large place of amusement in  St. Louis, employing over 90 barmaids and waitresses. When a by-  law-lwas' passed prohibiting such employments for women, Adolphy went  to the registrar and adopted all his  -*J.  90 employees as his daughters. - As  such they were allowed to continue  their services'.     '    ,'  The Germans are especial lovers of  cities. In the 19 cities of above 200,-  00O population 36 per cent, of all the  Germans in the country live. '   > ���������  i   i  MANY  HELPLESS  WITH PARALYSIS  Who   Gould   Now   be   Well   Had   They   but  Known of Dp. Chase's Nerve,Food.  so  The  ship  my  sparkingly  shore,  heart   is   wrecked,   is  of  wrecked, ���������- . ,    ���������_  And 1 'thought the steering was simple  That sunshiny day when it-sailed away  ' And' was lost in Lucetta's dimple.  < ���������Philadelphia Ledger.  ��������� __o������t   interest Iu   Him.    ��������� '     ' ������  Far out in the surf we see the strenuous struggle^ of the man who'has gone,,  beyond,his depth.' ;    *        ,',.'*  Near us, on the piazza of the seaside'  hotel,  sits  the  clerk of the establishment, leaning comfortably 'on a pile of  life preservers. *     ' ' '  ���������.'���������Man! Man!" we cry.- "Why do you  not throw one of those life preservers  to. yonder unfortunate'?"  ��������� '-Wl-'b. 'Th_it man out there?" asks  the clerk, looking languidly toward the  luckless person.. _ ^  .Dili that's "a: fellow named. Gold-  fogle. who has been here--a month. He  paid his bill .this'morning."   '' -,,  Saying which,-he lights another cigar  and, picks up a .newspaper.���������Chicago  Tribune.  ��������� ' '"���������-  We do- not claim that every one  who is paralyzed can be cured by  using Dr. 'Chase's Nerve., Food, for  many are, .beyond' the reach of any  medical treatment0 and must finish  their days  in helplessness, and sufier-  , It is rather to those who arc'only  partially paralyzed a-nd' to those who  are slowly but surely developing the  symptoms which' indicate the approach of( such ailments that we  rwould suggest the advisability , of  using Dr. Chase's--Nerve Pood, the  great food cure" for" diseases of the  nerves.< ������        , ,     ���������  When you find yourself lying awake  nights, suffer from indigestion and  headache, . feel drowsy after meals  and losing ehergj-, ambition and  courage, it is "time to pay attention  to Lthe nerves. .You may iind yourself, irritable at times, worried over  little things", unable to concentrate  the mind, forgetful and abscntmind-  ed, disheartened - and discouraged.  Better give some attention to the  nerves.    ",*���������-'  '; Dr.   ClTase's   Nerve  Food  cures  and  prevents ,paralysis    .and     locomotor  ataxia.-   It  does   not  ease  by   indue--.-  ing   - unconsciousness 'and   unnaturalt  sleep.    ; It1"} does     not     deaden     the t-,  nerves  as   do  opiates  and  narcotics.   ,  But,  on thc other hand, toy assisting  nature    and * supplying  the'elementvS  from    which'are   formed-'new   lilood r '  and nerve force, effects ��������� thorough and  lasting cure and is  bound to- benefit    ���������  all who use it." /  Seldom,   if ever,, has  any medicine  secured  such - hearty  endorsement    of .,  physicians,-, and-    people   alike.. .The, '  -,  cures    which .-it  has   brought     about  have  often-been-most extraordinary,/  and anyone   who ',regularly and per-   ''  sistently  uses   this', great   food  . cure ,    "  is   sure    to", 'find     it  of   inestimable  value    as a   nerve    restorative    and  blood builder. . "*, -      ,' . ' *  By- no-ting your  increase, in  weight   '-  while using,-Dr.   Chase's'Nerve'Food;,  you-can, prove  that    hew  firm  fleshy,  and  muscular,.tissue are being, added,  to'the  body.' 50'* cents   a  bbx.y.   six- '    *  .boxes^'for  ������2.50,   at. all- dealers,'    or-] '-''  Edmanson,   Bates .& .Company.   Tor-/'''.'  onto. -;To "protect - "you ��������� -against1 imi-f. /,,  tations'.the-portrait and -signature. ofL._/ ,,  Dr. -A.  VV.   Chase,'the'.famous'receipt.    '"  book author, -are-'on every box. .,  Helpful Herbert.  I__oi_   Cub.-,   ait  Pets.  The most attractive household pets  ������n the entire'animal'kingdom are said  to be very young lion cubs. They are  -docile, affectionate and quick to learn  tricks, it is said, besides being very  ���������decorative, considered merely as an article of furniture. Persons.who have  sidopted young Jions as pets and enjoyed their society for any length of  "time are ever after intolerant of any  animal so tame and uninteresting as a  <elogor a cat.  One  of  Them,  "X am sorry to hear your unfortunate  aephew has been closed out by the  {sheriff," said the friend of the family.  ���������"Have you any idea what his liabilities  are?"  "Yes. I've an idea he's liable... o.call  oa me fur help about the fust thing he  -does." responded Uncle Silas.���������Chicago  Tribune.  1      ' "' Easy. _  '   0     ,  There was a vengeful look in the.disappointed poet's eye.       - .    - '  '���������I wish I were a pugilist," he said between his teeth.. "I'd walk up. to the  oditor and see if I couldn't s'ecur'e a little politeness at least."  ' "My dear sir." answered his worldly  friend,- "if you were a pugilist you  wouldn't have the slightest difficulty in  getting anything you wrote published."'  ?-Washington. Star.,  A large bronze eagle with one wing  broken and drooping ,is the main feature of the French national monument which is, to be erected on the  field of Waterloo.  ** Nearly all infants are more or less'&ub-  ject to., diarrhoea ,and* - such- 'comolauits  while teething, and as this period of  their lives is the most critical, mothers  should not be, without a bottle of Dr.  J. "D. ICeUo'Ke-'s Dysentery Cordial- This  medicine" is a specilic for sucli complaints  and is highly spoken of by those who  have used it.''.The proprietors - claim it  will cuie any case of cholera or summer  complaint.    '  Five <millionaires 'died in the.yUni-.  ted Kingdom during-the pasts finari-/  cial'yeaiO .Of these the largest- for-;  tune was'left by-Earl Fitzwilliaiu. ;'  it amounted to, ������2,049,000.   .        -. - '  Minard's Liniment Cores Dandruff/  r-.:.' ".'..',      ,'   :"4 -.''  Tn-_ France there " are ''4,000,000-  acres, devoted ,to the culture of ���������thc,  "grape.        ,; '!     "      ' S    ''���������    >" V  r TrWl  State of Ohi  ���������ss.  During  the  last  119   'deaths    from"  Alps.  year   there ,   were  accidents   ���������on"the  -    Subject  For   Soft, Word*.  A   newspaper   epigrammatist, says,  "Every  wife"cis  the   architect  of   her  own husband."   Then she shouldn't be  lioo. severe .on   the   edifice   when   she  .botches the job. . ,     ' . ..  cSU RE T.EG UI_ ATORS.��������� Mandrake < and  Dandelion, are known t'o exert a powerful influence on the liver and kidneys, restoring them to .healthful action, inducing a regular flow of the secretions and  imparting to the organs comolete . over  to perform their functions,. These" valuable ingredients -enter into the composition" of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, and  serve to render them the agreeable and  salutary 'medicine they 'are. There arc  few pills so effective as they in their, action. ������  When squashes get into the pie  class they are considered some pumpkins.  io. City of Toledo: ?,  Lucas County.      -. -".,}"  Prank' J. ��������� Cheney,- makes oath"- that he is  senior 'partner    of     the'   'firm    of F.   JM  Cheney & Co., doing: business.-in the City  of, Toledo,   County   and- State  aforesaid,  and   that, said  firm   will .nay  the   sum' ol <  ONE^ HUNDRED DOLLAl.S for each iind'  and-every   case   of   Catarrh   that' cannot-,  be  cured   by  the .use    ot   Hall's   Catarrh  Cure.      .. . FRANK J.  CHENEY.;  Sworn to before me and subscribed- it-  ray presence this 6tli day of December.  A. D. 1886.   ' ���������  ���������-    -    -        ��������� A.* W.  GLEASON,  ���������  (Seal) ,   . ��������� i ^Notary  Public.  ' Hall's Catarrh Cure is token internally,'  and   acts  directly' on "the blood   and  mucous surfaces of the system., Send for testimonials," free.    ������������������ ��������� "  F. J.  CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by all druggists.  75c.  Hall's Family Pills  are the best.  '-iS  A LETTER TO MOTHERS.  Mrs. Jas. E. Tlarley. Worthington,  Ont..'gives permission to publish' the  following letter for the benefit ���������. of  other mothers who have young children in their homes. She says :���������'.I  have'many reasons to be grateful-to  Baby's Own;.Tablets,, and to recommend them to, other  little * girl . is"-., now  months old, and she  Tablets at intervals  two months old. and  too   highly   of   thein.  THEY WAKE TIIE TORPID ENTER-  CHES ���������Machinery not . roperlv suporvis-  ���������������cl and left to run itself, very soon shows  fault- in its working. It is the same  with the , digestive organs. Unregulated  from time to time' they ure likely to' become, torpid and throw" the whole system  out of. gear Parmelee's .Vegetable Pills  were-made to' hieet such cases. Thev restore to the full the flagirin. faculties,  and bring into order all purls of the  mechanism.  According,  are _702,083  I Wales.  to    latest_ returns , then*  paupers in England and  . t  is  a   good   thing  for  pie that the necessities of  include brains.  some." peo-  life do not  mothers. Our  about fourteen  has taken . the  since .she ' was  I cannot speak  S ince  I   came  "Herbert,, what'is this I hear about  you pulling up.all the flowers?-'  "Why, mamma, I heard papa say last  night that they weren't coming up as  fast as they ought to."���������Chicago Trib--  une.  In tlie Dark,  Sofa���������Hear, what happened to Patlor  Lamp last night?       ��������� ' '  Piano Stool���������No; what was it?  Sofa���������Made light of a young couple I  was .entertaining, and .got  put out.  Tlie   Professional   -".a-i   He    Needed.'  '  Mike-^Are.ye muehhurted, Pat?   Do  ye want a doctlior?  Pat���������A doctlior, ye fule! Afther be-.  in' funned over be a throlley car?  That Oi want is a lawyer.  here about a year ago. every mother  w^io has-small children has asked mc  what 1 gave our baby to keep her in  such even health, and 1 have replied  ���������absolutely nothing but Uaiby's Own  Tablets.' Now nearly every child  here gets the tablets when a medicine is needed, and the old-fashioned  crude medicines, such as castor oil  and soothing preparations which  'mothers formerly ga\e their * little  ones.- are discarded. Our family doctor also .--trough* praises the Tablets, and says they are a wonderful  medicine foi; children.. Accept .my  thanks for. all the good your-Tablets.'have done iiiy_littIo one.' and I  'hope other" mothers'-'wil I profit by my  experience.',';',.'   -;'.���������;.���������������������������..' - '*'���������;    - y  . Baby's Own Tablets can be given  with absolute safety to the youngest,  -frailest : child, and . they are guaranteed to .cure all the .minor ailments  of* little ones. ' Sold by all medicine  ���������������������������dealers or mailed at 25 cents a box  hy writing the Dr. Williams Medicine  Go,,   Brockville,   Ont.  ��������� Pair of  'Elm.  Piqkax���������I notice you are continually  knocking, Mr. Hammer. ~i '  Hammer���������Oh. Avell, you are always  picking yourself.���������New York''Tim'es:.'-'y  ,  1 Stanstcad  Junction,   P.  Q..  -12th Aug., 1893...  MESSRS. C. C. RICHARDS '& CO'  . Gentlemen.��������� I fell from the bridge leud-  ing from a platform to a loaded car  while assisting mv men in unloading ��������� a  load of grain. The bridge went down  as   well~as   the  load   on   my   back   and   1-"  .struck on the ends of the sleepers, causing a serious injury to mv leg. Only for  it'being  very  fleshy   would, have.-.bfoken  .it. In an hour could not walk a sten  Pom-menced using M1NA11D,*S .LINIMEN'i*  and the third,day went to Montreal on  business and got about well by., he use  of a cane. In ten days was nearly well-.  I> can sincerely recomihend it as..'the best  -Liniment that I know of in Use.  >���������    , i 'Yours truly,        >   .  C.  II.- GORDON'. '  ���������   Lack    of    interest  enough to prove its  in     a  story*  -truthfulness.1  is  Minard's Liniment Cures Bonis, etc  Pupils  in  Austria arc  lish.  the public    .schools     of"  compelled  to  learn  Eng-  In England and Wales the railways  own.  on an average, 12 acres of-land.'  for every mile of railway.  To the .self-made man all. other  self-made men are nothing but upstarts.  NIP DISEASE IN" THE -.BUD.��������� It. is  dillicult to eradicate a disease after it  has become seated, therefore it is wise  to take any ailment in its initial' stages  and by such remedies 'as are sufficient.,  stop it in. i,ts course. Cold is the commonest complaint of man. and when  neglected leads to serious results. Dr.  Thomas' .Eclectric Oil will cure tlie ��������� severest cold or nidst violent  cough.  The abolition of the Royal Buck-  hounds has effected a,,-saving of ������6,-  200 a year.  The  Heat  o������ the   Future.  A citizen entered briskly. ���������; /  "Send me up ah ounce of radium,"  he said. "Right away. The.house is  colder than a barn."  "What's become of the ounce; of radium we sold you four years ago?"  asked the clerk.  "The baby swallowed it," said the  citizen.  Science had as yet discovered no commercially practicable substitute for ba-  bies��������� Life.  Her  View  of  It.'1  "Pshaw!" she exclaimed disgustedly  as she came to the most interesting part  only to read "To be continued."' "I  don't see why they call' these things  'continued stories.' "   .  "No?" queried her husband politely.  "No; they should be called 'discontinued stories.' "���������Buffalo News.  'ii  The old. Invariable''-Wrtyfe.lol  trakesit tbe'kinp oircfctt  "Px-Uce, Zpc. aad 50c������.  <V  &&&^*������Q&&i^<z ev&&������������4&$������������������} N  ..-������a.j^_������w-r^^i^flti.VJ������w"C*Vi_f n&fJ**������z^u "iS_T"������jS������attS  /?.  IN A LAND OF PLENTY S nav*ation  NATURE'S   ROYAL  SITE   FOR AMB1TI-  'OUS CITY OF HAMILTON.  0.  :\  re.  The Birmingliana of Canada at "Work and  at Play���������It* Industrial, Development  Sears Abundant Fruit, Wliihs tU* tan-  eujieo of Sobriety and Truth Descnuos  It an the Cornucopia of Canada.  Nature planned a,royal"site for the  city of Hamilton, towards' which so  many eyes 'recently turned;during the  holding of its highly successful summer carnival. , There sits the thriving  municipality on the shores .of Burlington Bay. In the background tower the. heights, commanding a view  of the garden of . Canada. To the  front is, the spacious land-locked bav,  the head of navigation on Lake Ontario.', This city, known to fame as  the Birmingham, of ' ��������� Canada, then  gathered its children,.under its    wing  ��������� from, far and near. It1 entertained a  great concourse of visitors.' It did  so; moreover,- in a way that reflects  infinite credit on -its natural* adaptability  to' summer  sports,  and     upon  . the loyalty, and public spirit,   of,  its.  citizens.   "   '  In a Land' of I'l en ty.     . .   v   ,f  Two  features    are speciallv characteristic of, the City of Hamilton.    It  iis .tlie centre of a district    such, .as,  a Biblical writer would    describe ,;as  ��������� flowing (   with milk  * and -honey.-   ."'To  - speak of .Hamilton . is. to recalLscenes  of  plenty.* The; farm  produce, *, that  "seeks;-a. market there'is* famous' for  its, abundance, and "'quality:'-.The ,fruit  farms"that; surround'-the city.,are,"o,v-  ' erburdened'with'*their,luscious crops.  Tf riamiltSon'. were"described, ia's-; the  cornucopia df^Canada it"would be no  ���������. more tharf the language of,   sobriety  , and,truth?"  '*     y      ,* >,.  While the cultivation of the land in  tlie yicinity  is  carried to .this,,',' high  " point of excellence1,' and tho city^ is a  .great market for.1 all things harvest-  ed^by the"tiller of thc" soil}'the most  sinking feature of Hamilton is its  industrial, development, -j l&anufactur-'  ing takes root, there,  flourishes",-, .and  . bears abundant fruits. . Hamiltoiv"   is  /ii great- industrial centre. \Lts factories are kept up-to-date-'and 'energetic-  "ally operated. Their..products - cpm-  peto successfully "in maiiv markets at  ��������� home and "abroad. Thus,; with its  ingathering of the", h'arvets,    and' its  ' output 'of'the 'factories. 'Hamilton  contributes its .share, and a- large.'one  it is. to tho nation's^ prosperity and  the nation's -wealth. '-On this strong:  and enduring foundatio'h 'is built   the  - city- which iri* sportive mood reccntlv  "entertained    its' guests- as ' few cities  are able to do. y ' '  ~- .Hamilton's -Fii-sfcJVisitor<i.      *  -;. ' *"  If-one would trace this stream of  city life back to its sources he would  pass through many .interesting phases  of its histoiy and<_recall manv stirring scenes. As a city Hamilton is  now fifty-six years of age, which- is  no slight achievement in this land.of  newness. But long before'-.the .possibility of a metropolitan career dawn--  ed upon Hamilton the site was-given  an historic interest. Here it was  that the intrepid La Salle, the explorer of the Mississippi, stood 234  years ago. La Salle and thc small  band of ' Frenchmen, -who set out  from Montreal in July, 1069. when  Charles II. was still cniovins. his  riotous reign. wore thc first whito  men to set foot on tlie spot where  Hamilton now stands. There is a  tradition that La'Salle landed near  the site now occupied by the Grand  Trunk station, and that his camn.  at first located near by, was shortlv  afterwards moved across the bav to  Oaklands. Of this. & however, there  are no records,,so that the tradition  remains onlv a tradition. La Salle  m-ust have been satisfied' with the result of -his venture, for he returned  forthwith to- the Kast. For' a .century'thereafter no' white ,man saw  Burlington Bay, or set foot on its  shores. . ,,  Robert Land,'FJrut Settler.  Among the U. E. Loyalists who  found conditions no 'longer tolerable  when the thirteen cdlonies ' revolted  was Robert Land, a farmer, living in  the Delaware Valley. Tho story of  his flight after his home and! as he  supposed, his family" had .-been destroyed is full of romance. "��������� Tfow he  tramped ihis weary.'wav to British  soil and sought to'-forget his sorrows  and wrongs .-by carving oiit 'a'-homo  for himself in the dense, forest has  been many times told. And how liis  wife and sons, who" had .escaped, fol-  fowed him, and wij-re reunited with  him. has also been ^narrated with all  the details that are'hcces.������arv' to -rive  life and color to tj-io picture. It is  a pleasing story. ,anxl so we... can afford to believe it ail.- yThc site of .the  old Land homestead, at . ho conic..- 'of  Leeming and Barfan--streets, is still  well  known.    The. familv     were ���������   iho  forward ���������' -to the present site 'of the city! <_ At this time  Hamilton was without a rival. Immigration flowed in its direction. Bv  the1 construction of -the Desjardins  Canal, Dundas was established, and  enjoyed a promising shipping business, which was subsequcntlv diverted from it by tho Western Railway.  "When the site- of Hamilton, was surveyed in 1791 there were some thirty-one families, including the fiist  settler. Nearly half a,century later,  1816, the'city was incorporated with  a population of less than 'seven thou-,  sand.- :  <How It,has grown and ricv. <-. or>r>d  since then is ���������< within the recollection  of many now.living. The conditions  that gave the city.its first ��������� impetus  have been modified by the change in  the methods - of transportation.. But  the great fertility of the district, th.i  numerous manufacturing enterprises,  electrical power and. radial railways,  have amply, ensured tlie prosperitv, of  Hamilton. It is now a very beaiiti-.  ful, asv well as a ,busy. city, lacking  in none of th������ improvements-, that  .make city lifo attractive, , and enjoying the confidence of all who are  in any way interested in its future.  AN UNKNOWN LAND.  ������ . ������������������������������������������������������  Knowledge  May  o  pioneers of v the .city/ and of Wont-  worth County .--...I. Hi? not" swrprisincr'  that they considered- their home an.  earthly paradise, a������d tliat'soon after  they had become comfortably .settled  many, others were * attracted to. -the  charming neighborhood.  -/.   -Yearn ������>f IJetfelojmient.  Of the gradual growth of the settlement, and the gathering of the  nucleus of tho future city much might  be written. The trend of trade was  in that direction. For a long time  navigation ended' at - Burlington  Beach, and thence freight was hauled  by wagon routes' to the interior.  Then came the Burlington Canal,  which- was  opened   in   1882   and   car-  Imrnci-se Canadian Coal Ai.:i.  ' Tlie people of, Canada have l no  conception of,tho value of thc property . tho Dominion Coal Company  have 'out there," said Dr. Bruce  ���������Riordan of Toronto, who has just'  .'returned -from a trip .to .Sydney,  _Capd Breton. "Tho area of coal land  extends for' a distance of forty-five  miles ,'from Sydney to Louisburg.  Five collieries are now working, rais-  ing'11,000 tons of coal a day. ��������� The  general sales agent, Mr. Dick, told  me they could easily sell four times  the quantity of.coal they are- now  raising. They cannot keep up with  their order--. The coal area owned  by the company is so extensive ..hat  other shafts and��������� collieries can be put  in to meet any future demand. The  amount of coal is conceded * by expert:? to be so enormous that in 100  years, even if the output is ten  times what it is now, the supply will  not be exhausted. Excellent, up-to-  date machinery is in use, and the  way they handle the product is perfect, while the'r shipping facilities  are most modern."  Br. Riordan said that the miners  are principally I\o\a Scotians, born  in the country. There is no foreign  element there. Br. Kendall, who represents Sydney in the Dominion  Parliament", told him that many . of  the miners ".'have savings bank 7. accounts r from $2,000 to $5,000 each.  Many of the miners make ������160 a  month. Tho two Sydncys, as they  aro called in Cape Breton, show cv-  ory . evidence   of prosperity.    ;  The Sydney people sav they can  assemble the products which, go to  make steel and.iron cheaper than any  other olace in the world.  of   Labrador's   Interior  Solve Problems.  While  the  explorers   arc   trying  to  reach   the poles and to'search    into  the far corners of the earth, there remains    a , wilderness   practically untouched near,home,  in the heart   of  Labrador.'/ This'country  lies;- along  the    George-   River��������� an    unmapped  stream rising near the sources.of the  ���������Hamilton River,     and .flowing north  into Angora Bay.   '    Only one. white  man, John McLean, of the Hudson's  Bay  Company,  has  ever .been there.  He,-, ascended  the   George /.about ... 60.  years   ago.      -Ho  said-the   ascent' of  ���������the'     Gorge"' River   ' was- tlie hardest ,  task   of'his   life,   and   describes" the,  "Indian's as living in absolutely prim-.  itive' -..conditions.-      Among      other  thirigs-'* they 'kill   their    old people.-'  McLean tried to establish posts, but  these were abandoned.  Since McLean's journey many peor  pie have tried'to" reach this untouched country, but none have succeeded.  " -This is .the only country...where the'  Indian can be seen untouched by civilization.    This whole region is practically unmapped  as-yet.     A knowledge of the  geological conditions in<  ��������� interior Labrador- will bo  likely " to  help",greatly ;in the solution of many  problems"/   There  are  animals, ���������- it is  ,said, of this wild land,5 too, unknown  anywlicro else" in the globe.    For all  these '���������- reason's   ' Lepnidas   " Hubbard  jr.'s",  expedition  this  summer, "under  the - auspices'    of. Outing,, will'     be  watched,    with great   interest.      Mr.  Hubbardsleft Regolct-te;.on the'IIam-  "ilton Inlet, early iri July.-   He took a.  Croc Indian from Rupert's House and  one white companion,  believing that  a small party can live off .the .country better than a largo one, and,: ToVc-  seeing a more harmonious  enduring of  the   privations    and dangers    of ���������  the.  journey.     It  is   perhaps   one   of    tne  ^m'ost sensible, and practically impoit-  'ant expeditions in some years.  tend. Reduced rates have been secured on the convention prlan and tickets will - be good to fro on Sept.  25th and return Oct. -5th.' /and if  300 or more attend (which is more  than likely) the rates will be single  fare for the round trip from all Ontario points ...to  Stratford.  The Scotch S"i������bbath.,  A" Canadian university man was  touring Scotland vlast summer. One  Sunday morning he put his little  hammer in his pocket "(for he is an  amateur geologist),- and, strolling  out iipon the- hills, he began to chip  off'such specimens of-rock as interested,him.    A-native happened along  "as tho man was thus engaged.  .- The native looked* on with a frown'  for a moment'.    Then  he said: i"Sir,  .do ye    ken ?yer breakin'  more    than  -stones there?"' ���������  "Breakin' the Sabbath,  eh?"-    saij'  the  young  Canadian'with  a     laugh,  and,   to  appease tho,.Scot,     he    put  away the hammer    and    walked' onward a little way witfiphim.  A turn of the road ^ revealed the  ruins of a castle'. //What castlo is  that?" said thc stranger. The Scot  frowned. "It's noo.' the day;" ho  said, severely, "to.be spcirin' sic  tinners."-  WORK OF THE WOMEN  THE CANADIAN  PACIFIC.  STRANGE   PATHS  THEY   CHOOSE  EFFORT TO GET SUBSISTENCE.  m  A  MAN  OF  MYSTERY.  Peculiar Life of Metastasio. tlie Cel-  3 e->m_e������l  Italian   Poet.  Metastasio (169S-17S2). tlie celebrated  dramatic and^operatic poet, spentfifty-  five years in Yiennavwith tlie Martines  family without ever learning'German  or wishing to learn it..-    '       ,.,      .l  Besides his-utter indifference to all  speech but Italian! Metastasio possess-'  ed,' many peculiarities of character.  Nonemight mention death in his presence.,- Those who alluded to smallpox  before him 'be*made, it a point,not to  see again. In all his 'fifty-five years  -in Vienna he -never gave caway niore^  than the -equivalent of ..23 to the  poor. He always occupied, the same  seat at church, but never paid for it.  He took^all his meals in the^most mys-  .-teriou's privney; his greatest friends  had "never seen him eat anything but a  biscuit "with some lemonade. Nothing  would-induce him to dine away from  home.- He never changed his wig'.or  the cut or color of his coat. .    -  Metastasio was to have been present;  ed' to" the pope the day he died and  rayed about,the intended interview in  the delirium'.of his last moments. Mrs:  Piozzi,(familiar to readers of Boswell's  "Life of Dr. Johnson" as Mrs. Thrale).  collected these particulars from the la-  'dies of ��������� the Martines family, with  whom Metastasio was so long domesticated without speaking^or understanding a word of their language from first  to last.   ."'  Try to Prov������ Tliem������el\'es as Much Man's  Equal in Laborious as 11 ell as Mental  Work���������London County Council's Futile  Effort to Interest Parliament���������Sumo  Truthful Figures Concerninfi- Prominent Workers.  L  These 'are -unhappy times for .' tho  women's rights ltiovemcnt in London.  Although a committee has recommended the London Obunty Council  to petition Parliament to take steps  lor enabling women to sit on County  Councils, and although the Council  will probably adopt the recommendation, it is very unlikely that Parliament will take any notice of ^the  appeal. - ���������< '  If it depended on the County Coun-,  cil, thc battle of the women would  be won.1 Every Council since the  body came into , existence has petitioned Parliament in (the interest of  women members, and Parliament has  steadfastly ignored the appeal.  It will, indeed, be in. the memory  of all'Londoners-that three ladies���������'  two elected by the ratepayers and  one selected, as an alderman by the  Council���������did actually serve .on the^  first L. C' C, until the judges determined that rthey, had no right' to be  there.   * --_ ' ,,' <*- ._'   . \  y y      '    .t  l.or the last five years women have  lost; and lost heuvily. in their cause.  Not long ago they , could serve - as  guardians, "as< , members of the  Scho'o!' Board," as parish' and "district,  councillors, and^as members -of, the  London vestries.     ���������  , .* -  .'  - There are,,no London vestries now.,  'and   women .cannot--sit  on  the   -bor-  'ough  Councils which haye superseded*  'thena.      . ���������-'    ' ,.*'-���������'  . Woman's. Choice.' .-  ~ The work of the School Board is  ,\to. be transferred to ' 'the" - County  Council, ( and on that body women  cannot sit. _\nd onlv'a little while-  ago Ah'. Long hinted that the administration of^ tlie t��������� Poor, Law will  also -be transferred to' the' municipal  authorities', from-which women are  barred. , ' v  - .  It    is     pointed     out.  as if  A Toionto Comment on  Its Most Success-  Jul Year.  .    (Toro.it'o Globe,  Sept. 9   1903.)    '  Canadians  feel   a  pardonable   pride  in the transcontinental railway which  has played a mosi. important part ii\  building up the  west and ponsolidat-  ing  the   Dominion.       The continuous  success of this' great  Canadian enterprise is an assurance of 'the substantial growth of the Dominion in agriculture,   commerce,   and  manufacture.-  Although   a  private   .enterprise  - its'  magnitude    as    well   as  its    part    iri.  'uniting   the     provinces   'make   it   national  in  character,   prosperous    and  successful.      The  annual  report    just ���������>  issued,  the'22nd'  'in    the company's  history,   shows-an  unusually  successful  year's  business.   The  feature,   of  greatest   public   interest ,and .significance is the land sales  which  aggregated     2,639,617   acres, "or' 10,497 -  farms     of  a   quarter    section     each.  These sales    yielded $9,695,<373,     an  women  ought to  be elated thereby,  that ithe  Education  that  each  The  Moon   i.T-tl   1-a.iri.  "TVJhen you seo the new moon hangin*  straight up and down, lookin' sort of  sour like, you're not goin' to have rain  for at least two-thirds of the month,"  said an old observer. "When she comes  up lookin' like she wouldn't spill, then  it's, goin' to be good weather for two-  thirds of the month.  "You can bank on that, boy. I've  been w-atchin' tho moon for weather  more'n 'thirty years on land and sea,  and the dip tells the story better than  any weather prophet that ever called  turns on the weather from headquarters down in'Washington.  "Further than gettin' a cue on the  weather," he continued, "you can tell  by the color of the moon whether it's  goin' to be a warm or cold rain.  "If the 'wet moon' looks red it's goin'  to be a warm rain. If it looks bright  and silvery like it's goin' to be a chilly  rain.  "I've been watchin' Luna, as they  call her, come up over Jersey for a  number of years, and I haven't found  her sign to fail yet."  ���������Act makes' it'icompulsorv  ���������chemo shall provide" for  the -inclusion of women as well' 'as  men among the members ' of thc education committee. " ' .  In conjunction with these" circumstances it is,ii_te-.cstin_r to notice,the  incurs ion-of women into occupations  usually connected  with men,  yas" r"e-  ' deal ing  ycalcd by a  with  tho  census  There are 'female'  sawyers,  and   un-  o62   ' bargemen,  bayonctmakers,  ��������� Onturio Clirisfi.an   __n<l������-.-ivorcrs.  The 1903 Convention of the Ontario  Christian Endeavor  Union will assemble in Stratford,  the Classic city,  on- Tuesday,   .Wednesday and    Thurs-.  .day,  Sept.  29, 30 and Oct.' 1.      The  convention     of    1900    was     held   .in  ' Oudlph, and   not.  since  that:;, ime c-has:  the convention  been .held:in    Western  Ontario  and  a' great, deal .of interest  is centered with this meeting. Father  Endcavorer, Clark, the man that   Canada gave to   Christian Endeavor,   is  expected to be present, as is also the  new - general    secretary,  Von     Ogdcn  Vogt, and these men coming as thev  do   direct    from  the  firing  line     and  with new enthusiasm gained   ���������-"at' the  great Denver International,  the   contention promises to be very,    inspiring'and helpful to all who may     at-  The Mnnka Bride.  Here is a picturesque incident in the  Miinka wedding ceremony in India:  The bride goes to a stream or well near  by with her pitcher and. having filled it,  raises it aloft on her head, steadying it  with her hand. Thc bridegroom comes  behind, as she turns homeward, and,  resting his hand on her shoulder, shoots  an arrow along the path in front of her  through the loophole formed by her uplifted arm. The bride then walks on  to where the arrow lies and picks it up  With her foot, still balancing the pitcher  on her head. Transferring it gracefully to her hand, she restores it to thc  bridegroom, thus showing that she can  perform her domestic duties well, with  hand, and foot at1 his service. He in  turn, by shooting the arrow in front of  her, has shown his-ability to protect  her."and.clear her path of-any danger  that may/beset it.   .  "My.  Changes   Tils 'Mind.  doctor,"   remarked   the  nervy,  boarder, ��������� "thought -I was drinking too  much, strong coffee, biit he changed his  :mind." .������������������'���������.���������-.'  "What made him do that?" ,  ��������� "Took a meal with me at the boarding house and had some himself."���������Cincinnati Commercial Tribune.  Ilefargrie'a Conclusion.  "Oh, mamma," shouted little Reggie  as he ran to his mother in great glee,  "what do you think? I was just over  there where they're putting up tho circus, and they're filling the ring all full  of breakfast food."���������Smart Set.  new blue book  of 3 901.  cellarmen. female  boatmen, "-female watchmen, and female warehousemen.,not to mention-  female pointsmen and female railway  pprters, female bell-hangers, blacksmiths, 'boil.rmai.c'-.s. bricklayers,  masons. miners, carpenters, paper-  hangers, while washers. gasfittcrs.  dock laborer*.. saddlers,  .shepherds, tailor-., tanners',  der takers.  Trntliful  Figures.  The returns show that in   England  'a.nd >Valos,     females iir.d1 employment  as  follows-   G  arc.ut-.cts.     2  accountants,     S6 'auctioneers,     19.223  bookbinders,  39  bailiils.    -10,769     bakers,  27,707 barmen,     6  3,042  bedsteadmak-  eis,   2  bell-hangers.   56  bill  discounters,  310  blacksmiths.     420  boatmen,  4  boilermakers.     <13,77.*i  bootmakers.  4,298     brass-workeis,     3,071     brick-  makers.   4   bricklayers,   3 77   builders.  8,8->0    butcheis.     757 cabinetmakers.  660    carmen,     ;*5G      carpenters,     3 32  coachmakers,   1,316  cellarmen,   1,911  chainmakers/     3,105      chemists,     54  chimney-sweepers,   72,046  clerks,    1,-  74 0   clockmakcrs,  30 coopers,   6  copper     miner.-.,   5,743     curriers.     2,527  cutters,  2,929 cycle-makers,   186    de-  coratois.  1  dock     laborer.  212    doctors,     110 dentists,  608 fish     curcrs,  3 60  fishermen, *   4,32** French --polishers,   7  gasfittcrs.-   305 general laborers,   S06  glue     maker?,   5, L7G     goldsmiths,     3 88  gunsmiths,   5,140     crar-  rloners,   3.745   hairdressers,   4   hurdle-  makers,   399   iron founders.     15     lead  miners.   3 1  limeburners,   42     masons,  4,99L  messengers.  211 metal  machinists, 3 millwrights. 2,604 nailmakcrs.  3,702'packing-case makers,  99  paper-  hangers.   9,693    printers.  315     plumbers.   3; plasterers,   745  porters   (railway),   3,239  ropemakcrs,  1  road    laborer.   4,730 .'saddlers-,     3 55  sawmak-  M\s,   10 '..sawyers,     -12    shepherds.     3  slaters.   3   slaughterers.     222    stove-  makers, 117.640   tailor's,   71   tanners.'  279  undertakers.     ii  veterinary     surgeons, 1,10.1'wnrohous. men, 79 wheelwrights,  1 woodman, R zinc workers.  Jt  will thus be  seen that,  while recent legislation has .tended to deprive  .woman of rights  in  tho capacity'.of "a-  public   representative. .*her'sphere     of  employment  has  increased   to,    a1  re-  markablc extent. *-'  -Spinach.^  Prominent specialists 'claim that spinach is the'most precious*Jof'vegetables  on account, of its medicinal and  strengthening properties. " The emollient and laxative virtues of spinach,  owing probably to the salts of potash  it contains, have been long known.  average of S3.67 per acre.    The    demand for this land at a fair, price is  the best possible assurance that  the  possibilities  of     the  west are  appreciated by-a substantial class   of  im-,  migrants,   in no department    is    the  success   of    the   railway     moro  completely identified with the    success.of  western Canada than in thc administration of ' this landed estate.     .Tlie  operations of  the railway,,, too, have  been "eminently     successful,   the     net  earnings of 815,836,845 -being suflici-^  ent to provide "_w surplus of close?on'  four  million  dollars  after  paying 'all  ,fixed charges and1   dividends.      These^  results  fully  and ..satisfactorily  justi- '  fy 'the .enterprise  of   the  company  in'  extending, its' operations in. .so  many-  directions.  ' The faith  an-d confidence  shown in Canadian  development' and "  Canadian possibilities'have not been  misplaced.   Every   extension of transportation -facilities   has   been i followed  by a'n'advance'of  settlement and  increase -"of' traffic. ' -  "A-line-of railway across the continent.'.'with  branches < rapidly  extending to meet the. demands of "-a growling country,  magnificent    steamships  on  thc  lakes,   palatial liners,on    the-  Pacific,   and  a   fleet   on, the-.-Atlantic  combine     to     make a. transportation  enterprise    commensurate    with    the'  highest  aspirations  of  tlie Dominion.-'  The  con-pany( has   been   building  and ���������>  acquiring new.lines, ^increasing equip-  .mciit.' and  purchasing steamships    to  keep pace vr.ith the1 growing needs -ot  Canadian,   commerce     and   .ndustry:--  Tlie -   Canadian'   fleet  .ot,������.the ,'E'der-  "Dempster   Company,   consisting"  of fifteen vessels, was purchased'last year,,  and" thc"'a'mount,     about SG,SO0"000. -  was,' temporarily   taken  from   surplus,  revenue.    Orders   were   outstanding tit. '  ,the end  of  the year  for  cars  and 'locomotives to  the amount of $4,221,-  000,  andijicv  orders,have beeivplac-"'  ed.   amounting  to  $1,351,000.   ���������   Lt, is -  also   proposed   to     spend "������5,00-0,000  additional on general equipment during"  the next year.    Such  heavy     expenditures  are  undertaken    .iiilc* the*  cpmpany   is   increasing   its ' dividend  rate.    All  tins goes to show that- the  me.i in control   oi  this  truly gigantic  transportation   enterprise   have   risen  to     every     opportunity    afforded   by  Canadian    expansion     and    develop-^  ment.    They have  had     sufficient  enterprise  to anticipate  the  future     by  he.ivy   i-xpondjtures   and   costly   preparations,    and     in     every  case   their  hopes have been abundantly realized.  It is pardonable for a young country  to   take pride  in   possessing  and  sustaining the  greatest     transportation  system in thc world.    Tts growth has  not   been   accomplished   without   friction.    Complaints have at times been^  loud, and regrets have been freely ex--   '  pressed    over the    privileges  and  advantages  granted   when  the future of .  tlie   Dominion   was  less   certain    than^  it is today.   I.ut while such mistakes  as   have been  made may serve  as  future  guidance,   they  do     not  deprive  thc Dominion of  the prestige nor the   .  material -benefits of one of the world's'  greatest    successes     in   railway     and  steamship   transportation.  Not   Swearing'.  "Ma, is 'Goddle' swearing?" asked  Willie, the boy baseball enthusiast.  "Why, no, dear," answered his kind  hearted mamma. "Goddle is a small  town in West Virginia."  "Well," answered the darling cherub,  "our ball team is having goddle mighty  hard luck, ain't she'.'"���������Toledo Blade.  ex-  . Money Talks. %  "Rev.  Sixthly.   I  understand,  is  pod-ting a call to another church."  ''Ho received it,  but it  wasn't  loud  enough."      .  "1 don't understand."  "It offered a smaller salary than he  is getting here."���������Houston Chronicle.  ���������' ���������' ���������    Ccnci-oHH Jlan.  ,   McBluff���������I did want to tip you, waiter, but I have no change.   .  Waiter���������I can make change for you.  sir.  McBlufC���������Er���������can���������you ? ���������'��������� Well ��������� er���������.  "Which. yNeedecl It  Most?  He���������I knock against something in  that sitting room every night when I  pass through there in.the dark. I think  I had better take out an insurance policy.  She���������On your life or the furniture?���������  Yonkcrs Statesman.  give mo five pennies  Philadelphia Ledger.  for this nickel.  Fond  necollectlon.  She���������You haven't brought me a  of candy since we were married.  He���������Yes,   hut   think   of   the   tons  brought you before we were married!  box  A Good.   B-K FiR-ure.  "You'd   never   act-use   Miss  aire   of   having   her   fortune  face?"  "isover. It's plainly in her figure,  ���������Mil"  in  io;i-  her  -    -is  '''      :U?i  "���������-^Y'm  ,1. - ,  i   \  1    .- J-S-|  *-���������' ���������?i-u*  *  'V:$l  -   '-V-A I.'I  \ > /M  P  m������i-__i������ .-v.-**  *w.  ���������->���������--,  C H. TARBELL.  High Grade Stoves  and all K-tchen Acquirements  SPORTSMENS GOODS  '   '& GENERAL HARDWARE  *jc   _%��������� -s_?  ti.  JOHN McLEODS  F,OR FIRSTS-CLASS,  CANDY, FRUITS,  J CIGARS & TOBACCOS^,  o  <  7AMEA & 'Mm,  DEALERS    I>"  brantford;. ...  ���������'.... rvTASSEY-JI ARRIS,  and other High-grade Wheels.  Wheel :and &nn Repairing  NEATLY & PROMPTLY DONE.      ,  lfaken of, tbe celebrated,  Solar Ray  Acetylene   -*:-'   IVIachSnes  3rd St.    Ouinljerland  lanajin? Cigar Factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  o  p**  <  c  O  o  o  ..o  C3   'S  p  o  o  H  c  t-5  o  P.  M  D  M  CD   S  BEST  ON  EARTH.  Kta-unfectuxed by  ,P   GABL_E & CO.. NAHAIMO,' B.C.  . ; J8MOKM,. . -  C_J  CD,  Cxi  p  8  tf  w  tZ2j..O  <=-��������� f-*  E-*  o  H  ^  <j  -_- ^  u  ������������������--'  it.  ciS  o  Ci5  z"  t-1  PS  ������   a.  2     ������  W&Verly '"Hotelj   T.n 'McL&ajv. -  The Pioneer Watchmaker,  Jeweier'and Optician"  >  '*-*d  v3'������'*P  * ,fl - ���������  <j tt h  >  pd  o  !>  H  O  8-:  <  Q  O  8-  STirst-Class Accommodation  .'. ..at Seasonable Rates ....  REST  OF WINES <v_ LIQUORS.  S. SHORE,  PROPRIETOR.  ii  "CUBAN   BLOSSO  A  UNION MADE  CIGAR -  FROM   THE--'  Cuban Oigar Factory  af hen in . Cumberland  STAY  AT THE      VENltOMti.  J * *'HC.. J. 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Must l)e for the lull 12  months   under this  pi i w  Name ov Petson Assessed  ,, *-������>_������j3ur.iKj-r__!..riT-.'.������������_sc.^_?_i  ���������S: NAKANO; Proppietop.  Hard-Burned and ordinary Bricks.  Fire  Bricks,   ...     :,.   Pressed and Ordinary.  ���������Drain   7Y!e%���������    .e%    ..;   3in., 4i.1i;, and 6in.  Fire 'Backing- oi all kinds to -order.  FT      ������  ������s'as- at. union. ���������*.  Post-Okpice ADuinkss-y.    ,pTjrn_vd:i3 H3."EM_._A_lNrX)   ZB:'0'.  ^ Anderson,  Anthony  A-tnfclt, P A.O.  Alriersc-n, J  Adarns, Cox and Hedges  Bradbury, Thomas  Buahell, E B  ,  Brodie, Peter  Bickle, .Jnhn'  Biokle, E VV  Clarke, VV R  Crawford, J,.hn  Dixon,   John D   .'     ..; ���������.  Davia,  Stin'tb  Graham, Thosnus  Gourlcy, Thoinaa    V.  Gilmour, B.-'^rt  Heathorn Estate  'Hay, G  T-TngheH, Ed  Holmes, Jonathan        "  Kin-?, Harry  Leiser, Gustaye  Lyttell,   Matthew*  Miller, John JK  Manson, L  Morrison, M  McKunzie, John W  McKenzie, John W  McTTibbon, -John j  3Wc/1r������.--.dy,--Frank   ���������  Pricp & King  Philpo.,   VVH     ���������  Rowan J.->.hh  Saow Allan  Estate  S tff-.o', G- W  Siiith, Wm Poter  Theobald, Mrs H ���������!  Valentine. Lee & Temple  Wilson, J'S  Will jam <on,   Paul  William", Llewellyn  Yoong, W G,  Estate  Suoiit Dbscriptiok of Pjroperty,  Block 11. of Lot 186, 8 acrea  Block E of Lot 194, 14 acres  NW J -f section 3, Tp 5, 88 acrea  Lot 170,   122 acrea  NW i ... Lot '156, 40 acrea  Lots 195 aud 205, 320 acres  Sub.  Lob 2. Block1 A of Lot 194, 12 acrea  Block 1 of Lot 186, 8 acres  Block 18 *.f Lot 186, 8 acrea  S i of Lot 188, ��������� acret.  Lot 5 of Lot 126, 5 acris -  S 4 of Bk 20 of Lot 186, 4 acres  Part ot Lot 144,   6 acres  Lot 27 of Srtction 61, ��������� acrea  Lot IS of-L-t 115, liacres  House and Lot on aso. 61, ��������� acrea  BiocL A of Lot 76, 15 acros  Pirt of Blocks 15 & 17 -f L-it 186.   10 acres  Lot 4, Block A, ni Lot 194, 5 aorea  Lot 16 of Lot 186,  8 aorea  Lot 230, 130 ncres  Lot's 24 and 25 of Lot 110,���������aorea      ���������   ������������������  Lot 91, 160 aenss  Lot 224, G3 acrea    .  Lot 147, 160 acres  Lot 5, Blod: A, of Lot 194. 5 aorea  Lot 17 ol Section 61, ��������� acrea  Blacksmith'.- Shoo and Lot on sec.  14, ���������  P't of B'k E of Lot 194,   4   l-16th acreB  Part sec. 19. Tp 5. and part nee. 24, Tp 4fi122 acres  Part of socs. 10, 12 and 3, Tp. 4, 234 acres  Block 7 of Lot 186,  8 acres-  i of E \ of Lot i:-;i, 40 acres  E h of Lot ] 02, 82 acrea . *   .  I'.Iock 14of Lot 186, 8 acres  Block 5 of Lot 186,  8 acres  Lot-' 8. 9, 54 aiid 108 of Lot 110  ti I of Lot S6  Fra.'n .joins sec. 19 on E side, 34 acres  Bio-k 19 of Lot 186.-8 acres'  Lot 3, Block A, of Lot 194  5 acrea  Lots 1 to 7, Bloofc 2, Sec. 69,  1 Column No." I  -���������  "���������a  c  T*>  Delinquent  -  -  Taxes.  ri  ���������  c  c  -2 M'  O    M  6  Z'  a  4  <  f-  M  -- t/3  -*"���������  frS  ��������� -e  O  V  X  Interes  date of  U  ee  3.  o  H  ffi  ^  ���������2 40  0 28  2 oo  4 68  43 20  5 18  oo  60 38  105 20  12 62  ,OC  119 82  10 98  1 31  oo  14 29  116 00  13 92  oo  131 92  272 80  32 73  Of  307 53  18 00  2 16  00  22 16  2 40  0 28  oo  4'68  26 40  3 16  oo  31 66  3 20  0 38  oc  5 68  16 00  1 92  00  19 92  15 20  1 82  oo  19 02  '  1 20  0 15  oo  3 35  4 80  0 57  oo  7 37  10 12  1 21  Ol'  13 33  6 40  0 75  oo  9 15  22 50  2 70  oo  27 20  29 50  3 54  oo  35 04,  13 .00  1 56  oo  16 50  24 40  3 16  00  31 56  35 53  4 26  00  41 79  3 00  0 36  oo  6 36  ' -  9 45  1  13  '           OO  12 68  2 52  0 30  oo  4 82  -'  14 40  1 72  oo  18 12  18 00  2 16  oo  22 16  5 60  .0 65  oo  8 25  1 60  0 20  . oo  3 80  8 05  0 95  0"  '   1100  10 98  1 30  1   oo  14 28  9 60  1 52  1      OO  13 12  24 40  2 9'_  on  29 32  J  60  0 20  Oo  3 80  3 20  0 40  oo  5 60  24 40  2 92  o<>  29 32  26 40  3 .16  oo  31  56  6 75  0 80  OO  9 55  7 50  0 90  oo  10 40  1  36  0 16  oo  3 52  26 4()  3 16  Oo  31  56  18 CO  2 10  oo  22 16  3 20  0 40  ;-S  . oo  6  60  (  n ****  ���������  ii^rJ  wf   ������������������ r- jl.4-,  /������������������ff  THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  Issue'd E-^ery' Tuesday.  W."B. ANDERSON,       -     - BDITOR  if*.  The columns of .Ihe News* are open to all  who,wish to expres-s therein views o nrsat-  ter������ <������f public intireet, t -    ~ >  While we do not hold ourselves re .-on-able for the utterances of correspondence, we  rfleerve the r;ght of declining to insert  ominunica-i'-nfl nn necessarily peramial.  TUESDAY,   DEC. 8.'.,1963  WE   WAKT YOUR  Job* priiiting  SATISFACTORY  ������5  WPHK  PBICESI  St. Am,'a SQI'OOL  -    "���������'    QUAMICHAN," B. C.   -  f fc.������.__|^__^'  A Boarding School for girls, with de-  partment ior orphans, pleasantly located  at three miles from Duncans Station.  Primnry and Preparatory English Couise.  Competent Instructors .for Piano and  Needle-work. Cutting-'and-'Fitting also  taught. " Board and Tuition", ig a.rnonth.  For particulars, address,-^  ,-. 'SISTER SUPERIOR,  ~! Tzouh'alem T. O."  3009 Westminster Road  M 8   M  Thousands of' Fruit and  Ornamental Trees..    ..  OOOOOOOOOO GOOOOOuOO  -I  1  SALE  OF  LANDS,  &.c���������continued.  RHODODENDRONS,   ROSES,   ClcEEN-  ,      HOUSE * Hi)  i],iK,-A'  Jr-LAN.S     '  Now   maturing  for  F..11  PIiuiUiju.   *  ~_ -v   =>  Ton-, of  BULES to^arnve in ,   J  Heyitiuwtr iioni J.ip>tu, France and  Holland,  for  tho  Fall Tiade.  Tons of Home-giown and I m pot ted  Garden,  Field & Flower Seeds  For Fall or Sptn-gvPUn'iing.   '  EaBtern Prices or less.    *V7hite Labor.  a  o  o  o*  o  o  f\  c  o  3<  ,��������������������������� > ������l  * / ��������� ������������������ ���������>'  \  j^.l<T'SID  ' o  o,  o  o  ���������c  o  o  o  o  NELSON  h  Mortoni-WH  Mortou, W H  ii  DISTRICT  *<  ���������V  Prior, EG  Whitman," James  Church,' H E  Rowbottoun.WT   "  q ."  ' Hpneyrnan, Mrs Jane ������' #      f  ' Jolly, J tmes - ���������.  Smith,'McD������.nald &* Norman  Taylor.,W J '  WilBon, Walter     '   "r  Bryoe, James -  <>p������rley, H T -'     -  Porter,'W J .  McDowell, W, .  McFarl-tue, J A.        '" y  Pimbury,' Mauaon & Hu-lun  8inapaou, -W  Webster, John A  ' Lot 12, 160 acres <  Lot 13, 160 acres -" -       .-  ',.    - ��������� NEWCASTLE'   DISTRICT  Lota e-'and 12, 320 acres      ,"  'Lot 40/158 acres , '  ^ / HORNBY '  ISLAND ,  Part of'Section'11, 160 acres  Part of Section 2, 40 acies _ , ,  Part of Section 2, 120 aci es  4 of S \ of N,W J of Section 12, 26<j acres  | of S | ot NW i of Section 12, 53J acres     *  I'art of Sections 2, 4 and 5, 600 acre's ,    .  Part of Sections 5 and. 11,   120 acrea r . -,  6 40  6 40  347 521  '  44 92  0 76  0 76  41r70:  5 40!  2 oo  - 2 oo  2 oo  2 oo  9 16  9 16  391  22  52 32  BEifl  HIVES-, and    SQjPPL'lES  CATALOGUE   FREE.  t  flU  .���������f  ���������f  M.Jf,HENRY,  ".      -    v        'VANOOtTVES, B.C.  114  40  13  53  20  20 00  52  ,00  994 00  58  '40  13 72:  '   1  63,  . 6 38!  - 2 40,  -" 6 ,24'  i:9 28U  " . 7,00:  'Z oo.  GROUP I���������MAINLAND,  -<>  j  Lot 507,  Lot 1474.  ,Lot 1476,  Lot 1481,  Lot 1646,  Lot ������.797,  Lot 1631,  162 acrea  203 acres  128 acres  735 acres  100 acres  1 0 acres  .135, acrea ;  <fi.  '������..  ������'*  _H������alam,.Andrew *   's'  "j * I Galletley, King & Co. L >} ���������  Galletley, King & Co.     '  ������������������   KingftCaaey f *-���������-?  Snowden. Northing P^ -        "-���������--���������  r   Morrello, Domenico'rr  Say ward, JA'   ,     - ,'-.  fc������Ay*<ird, f J A ,        " ' ���������'  Taylor.   W J ^    .    '       .  Taylor,  WJ      ,  -  Jl/^o "    ������      N>    .ill 11. ' /'Ji-  .'    -'lUU''       -<  ''    l-        .    <  -' "   '.  i " ,< -    mjp "-��������� ',  > - Milne, Ellen Cathrine  ^Helmcken, Dr J D^A * ������  ������^-  r    Brydeu, John et alia ,  '       Merrill, J M    '        ; ^ -  Priest, E (of Mahrer Jones & Priest)  ;.Gore, W S  . ,  ���������"Priest," E (of Mahrer, Jones&-Pnest)  ,    '. Priest, E (of M - Krer, J ones A. Prieat)  ������ ' Yarwood, E. VI ������      l(,  - Yarwood i E M  .������    HusoMa~D-T J   *- ���������.,   --  "     ' Hart, M Estate,. & Bank of B'.  "  'Priest, E (of Jones & Priest)  Clarke,  WK  - Clarke,  WR     ' ,'  Huson, _Dayid T .-  "i,*Iamin;" James' r    '  Davies, Jonhai, Estate  ' Mason, 4 S,  E-itate  McClnre, Fied, S  Inman,  James  Wurlock, Martha Amelia  "tVils .ii, Wm  Wilson, Wm  .  Milne. Ellen Catherine  .Milue, Ellen Catherine  Hett. J R, Estate et alia  Pooley,- C E. & Ftriher, I B  Redmond,  Win  Skinner, Ern^t M, et alia'  Clarke, W R, E-itnite  Sktnner. EM, et ali������ ,      .  Clarke, W R.  Estate   '  Skinn������*r, E M, et alia    -  BC L*n<i * In* estment Ag'cy et alia  BC Land & Investment Ag'oy     "������  BC Laud & Iuve-.tnient Ag'cy      " >  BC Land & Investment Ag'oy     "  Pell, J. F, et ali������  John, K fcl, et alia  Fell,* J F, et aha   ,  ���������fell, J F,.et aha  John, ������ 11,  <*t alia  Mnirhead, Jaaies  Wilson, Charles  WiUon, Ciiarlep     ,  Gore,  W S   *   '  Muirhuad, James  Skinner, E M������ et alia  Lee. Fram-ii* A Temple E   ���������-  Lee, Fiauuit,'& Te'mpU-, E  BC Land & Investment Ag'cy et alia  BC Land & Investment Ag'cy  BC Land & Investment Ag'cy  ��������� Lee & Temple  Lee & Temple  Skinner, E M, et alia  Lee and Temple  Lee and Temple  Wall.-, J P, et alia  WM'h. J P,  ec alia  WJIs, J P,  ot alia  Croft, H am<l M King  Croft, H and King, M     .  ' Croft,   Henry        .  Eberts, D M  V.  ���������>'  ���������'������  Lot 1570,    149 acres ������ ,        ,  ' ���������        /Wayward, district  Lot 26,  744 acres  Lot 52,   517���������acrt)S - " ._  L >t 67.   395. acres !  'LotJ20;-pJ .214-acres       ' -  Lot'128.- 160 acres? -      -  Lot 132'   170 acre������ . . ^.  -Lot 165,  4i8 acrea  Lot 178,, 159 .acres  ������������������ ���������   > , o   -     -  NW i of ^coa^o -9, Tp 3,   156 aoren  Part of Secti������ns 30 aiiO 31, Tp 3,   328 acres -   -  32 r80'  169 45'  41 50-  64 00  p 14 80  59.95  < :/T'  133 62'  46 53  35 55  69"60 '  102 40  109 00  Si) 55  4 SO  194 32  404 16  29 64  *-     ������ J  i   -2  OO  '5' 97  '      >l  ,3 93  '   '    IJ  20 :w  -  ���������������'������',  4 9S  '    tl  ������^.  7 68  I.1  " 0  1 77  '',������������.(  ,������7 19  >������,  16 07  5 5S  A  26  8 35  12 28  13 OS  9 66  0 57  23 31  48 50  2 00  130 12  :, 17 23  ��������� 61 58-  : 24 40  ��������� , 60 24  ill 15 28"  : ��������� 67 40  ,278 64  57'72  38 73  191 78  48 48  73 68  * 18 57;  69 14  151 99  54 11  41 81  79 95  116 6S  li4 08  92 21  7 37  219 63-  454 66  Do you intend buying a rifle or  pistol ? ' If so, > get the best  which is a i ~        : ''  YENS  i-< Rifles range in price from $4.00 to  $75.00. ' For .rlarge and small game, T  also for target practice.- _ Pistols from  ' $2.50 to $20.00._  Send Btainp, for large cataloRne  .trating complete line, brimful oi valuable  information to sportsmen.'  J. STEVENS ARMS AN3.T00L CO.!!  o  o  o  ' o  o  o  c  o  I  am   prepared    to  -"   furnish S:vli.sh RiVs +" Sc  and do 'i'erLniinp* at " C  reasonable'rates. g,  D.   KILPATRliCK   '' "g*    ':  CUMEERLAND q  oooooooboboobdooooo' *'  BUM*  ������"��������� ���������  ���������.i=i*r-'r-it  "feagS'    *___ Ji^^-eSKIri'-r-t - V^i^  CcHauit  r���������-TV*        .yirrJ. *^ -������*>���������>._ *��������� raSrtliDi!  -DISTRICT  ! I  /. '       \       RUPERT  W J of Section 15.-   3C0 acres"  Se6tion 19 - 648 acre*        [ '* .  Section-^ 38 to 47,   3162 acrfs /     .   "'   ,  Part of Section 42,- 5'JO -j'ores .  Undfvid- (1 & "f SK J   ������VV i ,ti,d'NE | of, sec. 7, Tp I., 154������ ac  NW % of sVction 7, Tu V    160 acres*'  CJu.livicieil ^ of section S.-Tp I, -213J. acres i"  Un.livideiV^ of sec   17. sE i &?NE i of aeclS.'Tp I,   194J ac  Part of section 7, Tp *2,   157.acre*    .      '  V ,_    '" 8. '   "     140(acies    ' "-",<"  '".    ,. J������<1  >"     if,      ".    332^cres , _      _' ' .  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��� They both worked in the clouds, she
on the top floor of a 'great factory,
building-, he ,amid the iron framework
of a huge skyscraper.
lie did not know of her existence,
bur she felt quite sure that she should
recognize him if ever they met in 'the
street, -whose noisy, busy life swept on
far below their feet. She could always
single him out among the mechanics
���e>*
working
there
in midair. No other
workman trod the'iron beams with
such assured poise or squared his shoulders just as he did to the day's work.
He did everything with an air of abso-
��� lute confidence which thrilled and mas-
��� tered her.
, Ho was too far away- for her to scrutinize his features, but she was quite
sure that he had honest, clear blue eyes
and brown curly hair, and his eyes
could twinkle merrily.*? This she knew
by the jovial1 way in which he signaled
tis fellow' workmen.
Not that she had much time to study
his .mannerisms, for Ellen Mulvihill.
' was a designer in the factory of, Johnson & Co., makers of ladies' shirt waists,
and neckwear, and a very busy woman: Perhaps it was well-for tlie"firin, .���
however,    that    whiles  she t designed
��� stocks and fancy boas she wove in the
thread of her romance", for this strangely one sided lovo affaiiysecmed to beautify   the   whole  world   for    her,   and
'while her heart sang her fingers worked deftly, and the, firm reaped the
profit.
If she had not been so absorbed just
at this juncture she might have noticed
that she was- rising in the favor of her
employers, but she was quite amazed
one day when they voluntarily raised
her salary. Quito naturally, they did
>/not 'offer- tho explanation that they
feared their competitors and'gave thc
'increase as aT precautionary measure.
, Elieri accepted' it as a part of the rose
color which had; -suddenly enveloped
her entire lifo scheme. The extra salary had come just in time, she-argued,
for Trixie, the idol of her heart, or,
rather, the one person who divided
heart space1 with the hero of "her midair dreams, had been wanting to go to
dancing, school these two months���to a,-
wdndcrful hall whero children all iii
white frocks and velvet Fauntleroy
suils tripped to fairy music.'
Ellen lived with ho'r married brother,."
and knowing ones would say that she
paid a high price for the privilege.
Mulvihill's wife was something of a
shrew, while Ellen'was of more gentle
'birth and breeding. Tho sister-in-law
loved neighborhood gossip and was not
above a quarrel with the other dwellers
in the fiat house. Ellen'enjoyed her
becks, the hall bedroom, furnished and
decorated with thc dainty simplicity
which marked her designs'at the facto it, and the championship of Trixie.
The girls at the factory were kind to
her, too, and then tbei'e was the quiet,
shadowy church midway 'twixt homo
and work where she stopped each day
to say innumerable "all hails" to.the
Blessed Mother, who must have interceded to secure for her so much happiness.
It was about a month after the memorable advance in salary that an ominous silence fell upon the Mulvihill
supper table. Ellen knew instinctively,
that some domestic problem was com'
Ing up for discussion.
At last John Mulvihill pushed bach
his empty teacup and lighted his pipe.
"Ellen, the Shamrock association arc
after givin' their annual ball a weeli
this Tuesday night, an' the wife an'
mesilf think you'd best be goin' along"-
Ellon raised startled eyes to hei
brother's face.
"I'm  no dancer, as you well  know
John, an' crowds like that give me th<
headache.   I'd rather stop at home witl
Trixie."
John Mulvihill's face darkened.
"You're always stoppin' at home witt
the child, an' it'is time you went oul'
an' met the boys an' had steady com
��� pany. You're the first Mulvihill girl
.-that over passed' twenty-fivs withou-
bavin* her offers to marry. You'll nov
or marry, if you stay cooped up hen
night after night an' not even visitin
our friends of a Sunday afternoon."
Going to the Shamrock association's
ball in search of a husband! Ellen's
face flamed, then turned pale. But
then, they did not know about him
The very thought seemed like treasor
to the strong, erect figure which' neve*
passed out of his mental vision
"It's well enough off I am, John
without a husband, an' I see no reasor
why you an' Mary should want to marry me off. I'm thinkin' Trixie would
miss her old auntie sorely.!' And she
drew the child close as if to ward ofi
with her innocent childhood some im
pending disaster.
Mrs. Mulvihill blazed forth on the in
stant.
"Yes, an' that's what the neighbors
are all sayin'���that I use you as nurse-
girl for the child an' dance an' go tc
the  theater with   John   an'   mv   child
"I thought they would be blue, an'
they are brown���no, hazel."
So of course it'came out. She didn't
mean he should know, all. and he didn't
know all���just enough to make him linger through two"dances and set John
Mulvihill's heart .swelling with pride.
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A month later Ellen dropped into the
quiet, shadowy church on her way to
work. There were so many "all hails"
to say this morning, and the church
was quite empty, so with clasped hands
and eyes full of happy tears she looked
into the benign face of the Woman of
Many Sorrows and murmured:
"Blessed Mother, do I deserve so much
happiness? Am I good enough for
him? He Is comin' every Wednesday
an' Sunday night to see me. an' by
an' by it will be every night. He said
so.   Every day an' every night we will
be together so Ion*.
You
me to
as we live
who have suffered much, teach
be strong an' brave for him."
And all that day a man working far
above the din of the mighty city looked
across the gap to tlie great factory
building where he knew she bent over
her work. His heart sang 'within him.
and his blows fell full, and clear, for a
wonderful light and happiness had
come into his life.
Mnsic  Katli  Cliarmn. t
Ignaz Ploy el. a musician held in high
repute in his day and a Viennese by
birth, was appointed kapellmeister at
Strassburg in 1783. During* the troubled times of the French revolution he
lost his post, and his life was in grave
danger.
He escaped death and satisfied his accusers that he was not an aristocrat by
writing music to some most revolutionary stanzas, which wero placed before
him for the purpose, while beside stood
two gendarmes with fixed bayonets.
Another instance, proving that "music hath charms to soothe the savage
breast," is that of Alessandro Stradel-
la, an Italian composer of the seventeenth century, who carried off a lady-
named Ortensia from the home of a nobleman of high rank.    Two assassins
would suffer if it wasn't for you.   They
talk like you was a sort of Cinderella,
an' it's tired I am of their long tongues.
Did I ever ask you to spend money on
Trixie when you  needed  it - for your
own clothes?,   Did I ever ask you to
stay home with the child?   It's an ungrateful  lot, that's what you are. to
bring me in disrepute "with me neighbors just because you're that uppish
our friends ain't good enoughfor you!"
, And that was how Ellen happened
to go to the ball of the Shamrock association.     She  gave,  her    sister-in-law
carte blanche in,the matter of a new
< drffis. nnd that nersonssre. restored ta
good humor,  reveled In the purchase
and making of a real white satin frock.
'   But the day of the ball Ellen could -
hardly keep her mind on her work. Her
glance would wander toward the skyscraper where he was working.    She
felt' that he was whistling, his move-
ii \, "C3
ments were so brisk. And John was
trying, with the best intentions, to
marry her off - solely to maintain the
honor of the Mulvihill family. She"
had thought of a day when she should
marry, when the skyscraper was done
perhaps and he become a contractor.
She would not wear those nasty high
stock's which she designed for other
women, out aresscs turned in at the
neck and edged with soft lace, and he
would tell her that she had the throat
of a lily. Young husbands in novels
always said that. ���
At night John led her. the length of
the"ball with pride stamped on his face
and his walk. Men were introduced to
her and asked her to dance,-but she became possessed of a strange terror and
slipped' back among the -wallflower's.
Mrs. Mulvihill, watched' her with rising
anger. ^What was the use of worrying
over a real satin dress for a stupid girl
like Ellen?    i- '"      ' ' .  '
" -Ellen was -thinking of Trixie and
.how. late they would reach home and
' how loud the music w;as when she
..heard a hearty,voice at her elbow:   \.
"Sure, I'd be glad to meet the sister
of John Mulvihill,.an' it's odd I never
knew you had one." y      "t
She swung around, and suddenly the
lights in the room leaped into bewildering flames, 'the -���'dancers mingled
strangely as in a broken kaleidoscope.
In the confusion onc fact stood forth
clearly. There was just, one man in
the world who could ���rtand like,that,
one man who had such a pair of shoulders, and he was the man who wrought
every day in' the skeleton of the skyscraper. v
She heard ,her brother say it was
Dennis Gallagher, president,. of the
1 Shamrock ' ' association.* - That\>was
quite real to'her. y Of course he would
he the president.'*\ Then John drifted
away, and Gallagher sat beside her.
It was quite awhile before she glanced
up into his,face. She was trying to
realize olhe beautiful truth���that they
wore, no longer parted in midair, but
sitting_side by side in_a noisy, heated-
ballroom. She was glad it was noisy;
otherwise ho might hear her heart
boating.
When she looked into his eyes she
started, and the color came and'weut
prettily in her cheeks. Dennis Gallagher smiled. He had seen girls look like
this before. Cut-Ellen was utterly ingenuous in spite of her twenty-five
birthdays. He did not speak, and finally she said almost breathlessly:
who were hired to kill him folioweo
them to -Rome. Entering a church
w&er'e an oratorio of his was being performed, they were so moved by the music that they warned Stradella of hit.
danger and allowed him to escape.
Modern Atliletle  Training:.    .     ,
The trainer of a generation, ago
would simply have stood aghast at the
sweets and other savory food stuffs
eaten by, your modern rowing or=run-
ning collegians. Yet it may be doubled'
if the physique either of the individual
athlete or of the nation ever stood at
a higher general standard of "fitness."
One pertinent fact with regard to training is that both past tradition and present'practice condemn',with emphatic-
voice the use of tobacco and alcohol
and other indulgences to which healthy
man���wonderful animal that he is���is
unhappily prone. So long as the main
principles of temperance, plain living
aud abundant exercise are carefully applied'to,, the man in training so'long
will the results be likely to'succeed.
Every human being living'under reasonably good conditions of environment ought to be, like the, healthy
schoolboy, always in a state of "train-
uur."���Medical Prpsa. ,
MY HEART'S B1RLIN
BY W. HKIMBUBCh
Boiled  Fish  Alive.
It is' seldom th.at one sees a boiled
fish-alive, yet there are such in thei
boiling lake' of Amatitla'n, Guatemala.
A species, of fish was lately seen there
by a'-French' traveler. 'These-fish, he
asserts, often pass days in the -boiling
water, ��� which - comes from numberless
hot springs.*    "* ,     - ��� - ���' ���
Oar "Windiest  Spot.
Although the Pacific ocean is cojb-
pai'ably.free of storms���hence its name
���Point Reyes, Cal.,' is the .windiest
place in the United 'States."-.   .   .. v
f     ,,- -^ - ��� - ,
.Too  Muck..
"This, is ,too much���tob. much!'' she
cried, pale and trembling.!
"Tlien I'll make it $14199," said'the
milliner.    <. ' ."'
-V-rry'well; wrap it up.1"   '
And the deed was done.���Ohio' State
Journal.       "
��� Sa.Tn-ntevi'-tl ' Into
.Nell���He invited me. to
'and before we ,had gone' half
had him proposing-.' ;.  ,
Belle���Won in a walk, eh?
it.
take a stroll,
a mile 1
Quails^are said.to be-cxtinct .in Ireland, where they were formerly, to be
found in great number*..-.- ,   -
FASHION   NOTES.
Slcirts  More  Voluminous)���Tlie  Fas*b-
ioriitfole Coats of lite Moment.
���There is no doubt that skirts are becoming more voluminous. and sleev.es
fuller than ever before, while dress is
becoming more .and more complicated
with its insertions, incrustation's and
bands of muslin, chiffon and lace.  '
Half the coats are cut bolero fashion
and the other half three-quarter length
w:ith snuglv fitting waist lines. The
long shoulders, and pelerine collars are
more popular than ever.
The accordion plaited skirts are very
smart and arc becoming to both tall
and short people, if they have slender
figures.
Although the hairdressers are. trying,
to,.introduce the smoothly parted hair
with the simple coil at the back of the
JIUSLIN GOWN.
neck, the styles demand a more fiufty
type of hairdressing. and the: loose
wave and general fullness'will be with
us'some time longer.' The'wreath is
again revived especially for .the debutante, 'whoso favorite colors ai'e white
and rose pink. ���--~
Dead white Irish point lace is singularly heavy and hot in appearance, and
the eye turns in pleasant relief to some
tinted lace of filmy kind, which reminds one that the feeling for French
blond lace is very much on the increase, as also is the furore for the
loose lace paletot. It is the very daintiest, quaintest and most adorable
thought La Mode has permitted us to
entertain for some time.
The illustration shows a pin spotted
iV��sliu gown.  .     JUDIC CHOLLET.
��� Was he so very angry with her because she had received these visitor's? He had looked at her' with
such a~ displeased expression- as she
stood 'with ...the guests.1- She had
nialde a very awkward beginning: she
never did do the right thing. ,1-Tow
came he to notice that they had
been deficient ,in respect to her? If
it had been Lucie���
She'stopped before the long* ,mirror
and gazed,,into it*. A .flushed,- distorted face locked back'at'her, - the
eyes swollen' as if "from weeping', and
her dressing-gown looked so tumbled.
She compared herself' with the dainty, graceful figure in the black woolen drcssi thc embroidered white apron , round her waist, and' thc velvet
bow in her blonde hair, the key-basket on her arm, so lithe, so womanly and lovable. J-lad she been out of
her mind when she resolved to place
this girl at her side , in the first
blush of  their .married life?
She shuddered, as Lucie just; then
entered "the room. Lucie'had'in,1 her
hand a little tray with a glass-f of
something- so cold that the moisture
stood on thc - outside and slices of
lemon were floating about in it.   '-
"Drink. ���T-Jortense,'/' she begged1,-
adectionately;^ "it is lemonade. You
are so warm; poor* heart!''
"No,  thank you."   stammered  Hpr-
.tense;  it- would have been impossible
for her to tbucli the-glass.     -1        -     ,
\ ' "Will you not eat something?"
������'No.",        " - '- : ���������  ��� y   ".,
; "Shall I send,.vour husband'to you,
Hortense?-' Perhaps wo ought to send
for a doctor:"       ���      , ' . '   ���
"I will not have you send -Walde-
niar;  perhaps  he will���perhaps- come,
-himself.'"     She-   sunk 'On. the nearest-
chair   at   these words;   she  felt     she
could no longer stand upright.    .-
"Hortense, come, let me put you
to bed,"   begged Lucie.      ��� -.    .
"Let me , be alone," cried" -the
young wife, passionately/ "no longer,
able- to control 'herself., ' ,"1 beg of
you." ���'
l.ucie stood motionless, a look of
horror on, her. face. "Arc.you angry
with me? V?"hat have ''[ done?" she
asked,  softly. '.
"Do not, tease-,me. Do rue the
favor to J cave me alone."
'The girl went out silently. In the
corridor' she met ylhe maid: she
sent her in, telling her to- ask .her
mistress ii" she wished anything. ' ���
- Lucie'stoodn,a little while waiting;'
thc maid did "not return: Horterisc
had accepted her assistance. ,~fc "" .
"Lucie sat in her room, unable ''to
collect her thoughts, and asked herself in vain what she had done, to
:-Hortcase.��� 'She could find nothing.,
A' feeling,-of dread, like the presentiment, of coining misfortune,'��� came
over her. The room looked -.strange
and unhomc-like in . thc twilight.
She .lighted a lamp, and it seemed
to her it had never burned so dimly.
From thc garden room beneath hers
.she could hoar thc voices of the gentlemen  at  table.
The master of the house had ordered dinner" here, as if he wanted
to keep the guests away from the
part of the house where Hortense
was. -
About half past.nine there was"-"a
knock at Lucie's door: she was still
sitting in the same spot. '"Hortense,'
sho thought," and turned her head.
It was J��rau Xcin.
"Yes, yes; you sit here, and my
mistress lies over, there, and my
beautiful trout stands untouched in
the green room, and not a morsel of
the venison i.s  eaten."
"How is Fran Weber?" asked
Lucie.
, "She lies perfectly still, and does
not even turn her head. The master
went to her once, but got as little
of an answer as T. There are some
queer things going- on in this house,
fniulcin." chattered tho old woman,
seating herself comfortably in a
chair. "The officer avIio rushed away
so excitedly with Herr Kostan has
boon back again alone, and has been
walking up and down the garden
with r-lauptinann von Xoder, and
now he is off again. 1 just wish-
thc gentlemen would ���go to their
home1*; 1 am afraid our mistress is
move ill than w o think. I took her'
hand just now, and it was as hot
as a. heated iron."
Lucie could stand it, no longer;
she -hurried' noiselessly ' into I-fo_r":
ten.se's bedroom. ' The. red lamp
luirned under its shade; tho youhg
baroness lay, motionless among ' the
white pillows. The girl '���������stepped
softly up to the bed and loaned ovcr
it.'' -'���'..
cr naa wandc-rea with anxious looks
the whole    'morning     between   -Hortense's 'couch   and  his  writing-table.'
]\"ow   they    "were     eating   in' silence;
-that is,'Lucie  took  a few mouthfuls'
of soup.    'It     was    hard for her   . to
speak, a sleepless night and her*   an-   '
xicty had so upset her. , She had all
at once lost the feeling of being-, at-' '
home here,' and   regret, for what, she
had   once  so   lightly     tlirown'1 away
came upon  her  with  a force     which    -
it never -had before.       ' -      ,, '"
She. had  not  gone  again .'to    .Hor-';
tense's . room,     but ' kept   expecting,,
every  minute  that     cither  AValdeniar '
or the maid,   or, Frau"   Neih  /'would''
come  to  summon'her,  but in" vain. .���-
*i "May  1  beg  you,  Fraulein"Lucie,"
said Waldeniar,     at   -the end  of vthe
dinner,   "to be so good as to     come
r'to'uny  room  in  about  an hour?    .   I
have something to say to you���a,','re- ,,
quest to make.',' ' -j
She bowed a silent assent. "I'shall
drive-oft this evening and will probr"
ably be away until, to-morrow'even- ���
ing; I have "a��� But of this.' later;'
now ['must attend to something at'
my desk." " At the door he turned
and said: "What, is the matter, between   you  and   Hortense?"
"Nothing; I keep asking, myself in
vain what I have done to her."
"Vou    'do'not,  know    either-.what
this Herr ICostan said to her yestcr-
clay?'.'   '     - ' '."',<
'    -'No;, Hortense has,  for some tim*e,
ceased to make a ,confidante ',of me."    '
"Oh. it. is nothing, can not be ariv-',   -
thing,'.*  ne saici.  wishing .to "comlort
her,''but in an absent manner, -as >he' -
left the room.  ,.- ,'''.,���
Lucie took a '. short '��� turn in tlie
park.- -'.She Avas in the habit'of" going 'out*, there to gather wild- flowers   <
' for the young baroness, but'-'to-day. <
, she did not  do, so.     She "sat. .^down   *
outside the park, oh a hill, ,,oni,the,
slope'- of -which ���the   cherry,, orchards/ ~ -
���belonging- to ythe estate were .situat-y
-ed, and^gazed across the-country "rto*��';,',
where   the 'mountains 'met ythe, hori-<ry
,zon.     The - harvests     were     already'   -
gathered from the fields; they red ber-1, --.
-ries hung from .the, branches     of;the   '-
mountain ash-trees, and'inutile"'warm- .
.air  9f ' th 6 > September ' day   was.   tho
first'messenger of "autumn,  a'   silvery
'thread  of misty light".? - * ' ,'    - .' * '
Sho-*sat there for an hour/only occasionally  turning,'her  hc-ad   toward
'the park, through the1 thick shadows'-
of whose trees the little castle shone;,',
once,in awhile she made an affortao
rise and- go back,' then she would-
yield .to ano.thcr feeling^ nnd.remain-
-whero she-was. At- last" she*" -"^hcard-
steps   . coming  rapidly  through?" the'
park gate.-  Behind her nine a-man,';
a postman'apparently-, ,from -the""lit-'    "
tie  black ��� satchel  lie  carried1' r in -' his '
hand.  ."lie-bowed to her as.-.ho pas's-'"'
.ed;--but  'as " slic    walkpd^yafter. "'him ';
-through    "the     park, he 'turned." and".-
' said:    ". ' <-  "-"������������ .. ,'
''A  telegram  for Fraulein ,"Walter.[\\
."   "Please give it   to me."  She .y'paid'! ' '
the man   and   read 'it  asu.sho  stood;.j
-   "Baron yesterday"evening a stroke;.",
one'side  paralyzed.     Tell      Ilortense
gently. '    . 13ERT1"N\\  .
,A!kI   this; too!     "What  effect   would'
this news have 'upon Hortense?     She""
;A\rcnt  slowly- toward  the house. . ,
"The master, has  beon asking     for. "���
.vou    fraulein,"     sounded     in      Ffau
Nein's voice out of .the basement.    _-
..She  had   entirely  forgotten:       Now    -
Xv
she could  at  tbe same  time  tell
of the  telegram;
hini  to  break
He was
room.       The
made it seem
the, last rays
still in     thc
it
to
availing
him
for
was certainb.
Hortense.
' for     her   in  his
d ark-green     h angings
already  dark,     though
of the setting sun were
sky.     and  ihe twilight,
"F-iortonse."     she
ioiiKly.   "let  me  stay
A. ������motion,    of   ( he
her.  was  the bnl,y
'���TTortense,   be!
whispered,- anx-
with you."'" '
hand,   repulsing
answer.
;*ood -to
made the faces of the riders and archers in the ("obelin tapestry-, look
more ghost-like than ever. Thc soft-
carpet made the steps of the man
pacing up and.clown before the fire-,
place quite inaudible. l Now lie stood
still."
"T    have     a.     request    to-make  of
you," he began��� "a great onc." He
spok
e slowly.
"To-morrow
morn-
ingi
[     shall
fight     with*
Kostan,
and-
 ��t
i
A
.stifled     cry
of  alarm     answered
him.
.
���������
It�� nu
���^owTTWtririB.J
���
A  Celcbrntcd  Suicide.
Hnydon. the celebrated historical'
painter and writer." overcome by debt,
disappointment and' ingratitude, laid
down'the brush with which he was'at
work upon his l;ast great effort, "Alfred
and the Trial by .Jury." wrote with a
steady hand. "Stretch me no longer
upon this rough world.-" and then with
a pistol shot put an end to his vmhappy-
existcneo. ��� , " S"        ���        ��� ..
.Tn.sl    For. Fun.
F��oy���PloaKc. sir. give me a sandwich.
De-lie-josson   Man ��� Will   you   eat  it
bore or take it with you?_
Eoy~''.oth.���Philadelphia. Inquirer.-
me;
say
why you are angry with me? If I
have -offended you. I will apologize
most fully'. Vou know wc have . al-
.ways'' done so to each other." begged
Lucie:., her voice breaking into se^bs.
Hortense passed her hand over, her
temples, and there was , such nervous
impatience in the action that-Lucie
turned  and went away...
CHAPTER XXX.
The next day-Lucie and the young
master of the house were sitting opposite each other alone at dinner.
Hortense had not.left her room: she
had had her breakfast brought to
her bedside by Frau Nein, and had
kept the old woman by her to do
duty  as sick mirse.     Waldema.r Web-'
Tivo   !���""::i!'. 1   i**:i.stnlce*.
Marie Antoinette.' escaping from the
Tuilori-...*.-turned to the right instead of
to tho left after passing the inner arch.
She-lost hor way. lost time arid by this
��� means lost her own head and the head
of Louis XIV. So'the story of Carlyle
run's. ' . ..._..������
'Queen Draga of Sorvia meant to leave
Belgrade, but waited for a going'., away
gown, being anxious that as a fugitive
she should appear in becoming attire-
It was a fatal delay.
'"vVillie,
The   Handy  Boy.
you may finish this piece of
pio if you want it,"' said mother.    "It
isn't enough to save."
"Mother." said Willie when he hael
finished it. "a boy in the family comes
in very handy when there is a little bit
of pie '.eft over, doesn't be?".
������M
'ill
I
T
1
f r1-  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  Cumberland; b.c.  instinct.  %  [*���������'  They- christened'him  Reginald Percjr-.de  y ;' ' ,Vere; . \    '   '.  They dressed"��������� him' ln/ruffles and curled.  .<.     his back hair; ��������� , "\ J -    - ,        ,  .'.His mother declared him her own precious  v _..  "  t       dear ��������� '   , , ,. /   '���������  'A. f j/i - And forbade him' to play with the boys  r'SJ  '       around there, * > -' . /  ' / "   -'Which   was' more   than   poor   Reginald  '" Percy could bear.     .'     *���������*,',."     *  *-,  ' So he went out one day, curls and ruffles  and all. "t    r "      >   ,->   ,Hf~  And  strayed, whero rthe rudest-of boys  .   '     congregate.    . '   ',' J,r.-\ '  Sson Reginald's Ire, though his body was  '--��������� small,     ���������','.-"������������������ "'  <    Increased    to * proportions   remarkably  <, great, .        '.      ' -%!  ���������".' 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'/    - ,-     \     _ .,       ,  n v  7:^  'i  ������i*  L-'f  \  V  'A  20:-:������ears;:bf/'.;y''i;-:  Vile GatanrH  '-'   ,-   '" 'J- .  *      '<���������",  "���������>    " i "1   "i ,    1      .  .Wonderful -> Testimonyfc;:to \thc  \ y;Curatiy,e. r.Power;s> of^Dr/'Ag-  'VinewTs - Catarrhal Powder, -  Cluis    O.i Iii own.   -out iiulist.   of-i J)ul j4-...,  "Mum       wrilos . ,-"1    havo   boon p ������������ . hi.-jii-u-i  f������,oin  Throtii   ������u>tl   Nil sal   Cat.it:-'.'  r.-������t   ovt-i  1*0 5YCars._diii-wiH   which   Linn- iiiv-tie'tta: i.iib  h������,'-n.".stoppe<L-ii*>   mid, mv .condition "ti ulv'  ', rni-aerahle  ."-"Willi    15   -iiniiil <.".������������������ aftei-^usiiij-  "Dr,.  Afjnew-'*  Ciitnrihul   Ponder   l-obtain-  ed   relief     Three   b'ot^-ie-i   liuve   almosC,   if  nof'-eiitiielv,'1 cuied   mv "     .Sold    by . all  dn-p"e;i--its. ,        ._       ,-<-   " ��������� ' 7  ���������- Ur.'Agnew'-- ',i,'���������"���������'������������������4 ^ri������������-- n:i^s i1!Stfi i\^  HEA=I  I F^,  to a, strictly eomtnission'urm���������Try '/  THOMPSON, SONS & CO.  Write to-day for ������ GRAIN . COMMISSION MERCHANTS  L  A  "Pinto" SHell Cordovan  Do You Want  SOME ONE  TO HANDLE YOUR SHIPMENTS  <  TO CONSIGN YOUR GRAIN TO A RELIABLE FIRM  PROMPT SERVICE AND CAREFUL ATTENTION  If Bo, th������ undersigned wants your business and will endeavor to give satisfaction���������  Cash advanced on consignments.     Reference:'fUnion'Bank oi Canada/   " ,  !aef  AafaHlfcflA/l    -fS-rain   rAmm-iealA-n ' * __^__________^___������     __________________i___i_k.  M   ^^k!    ^m\\    *������������������     .^mmW  The oldest established. Grain Commission  Merchant In Winnipeg.,  Grain  Exchange,   Winnipeg.  ,\  ��������� i^l-he 'importation, .o^tombsfbnes," in ���������  ���������tp Ireland from ltaly^ and their salo  "as of Irish- manufacture,Ms 'the'subject' oV protest.by"the Dublin- Trades  Council.      * ," >��������� ,    '        '.   ,  .  Minard's Liciment Believes Neuralgia.  .  \. :;.._ s ,..    -^,\  _   Only," 835  acres, oL fiax _,jvei'c' rtowii  last-'year  in tho  United *'lCi'nj������������loni.  In  1S7Q;  13.00O-acr.es wore'cultivated.  ������������������',!- ' -,- ���������- - -  |rEyes and" nose -nitopv1 ^afep.-  C \C. Archer,Jot I'.icwct, - Maine, says :  "L havc^liad cului'ih "lo'i. besoial yeais*.,  Water would _i un '1 torn iiiv e,\ es *ancl'm������se  for'-tlays at a time Ai-out. four ���������months,  ,i(io 1 wub' lii'ilud'd to' tiy UV Acn������>\v's  Ua larr hnl 1'owtli . and -oince usiitff "the  wondi-rful ronu'dv 1 have not had an at--  t.ick. IV.ielie-.es m "ten minutes:" ''50'  cents. ���������17 "    .   - . I     ,     -  --.    '  Maclennan Bros..  GRAIN   JHERCHANTS,  Tkckpiionr 1400/     . ,T?.0 Eox  - * Mclntyro Block, 204,  Winnipeg.  185  ��������� Wheat nnd grain   of all kinds. _C������r  Load yi.ols a" Spo������ Inlty.  ^Regular ad.'  v.mceson Bills of Lading.. 7'      y  -  Write or wire us for Track Bids, or ,  Consign Vour.-Graln to ii������"wh'i-h we  will sell for^your ttccoant, on" your ap-4"  proval itojiighest b������dderl     ^.  <|Pinto  Shell    Cordovan"  r SoId byta'H leading  dealers in ^Manitoba,   N. -W.  Territories and British.  ' - f.  Columbia. ' .   '  is trie toughest and'best  leather' ever tanned for  rnitts and gloves. . It is  boil and' scorch proof���������  has no oil to draw cold or  1  f   ''  1  get stiff���������is wind proof,  tear  prodfj   wet  proof,'  is   ,always   soft, ^dryy  warm.    Iron-like wear  ���������ha!nds6nie appearance  ��������� economical.      None  genuine' unless stamped  and   with , this   brand.  iw  ts  r-i  .  ORIENTAL, LANTERNS.  How  rvt-.--,.  - ,   ' - ,    '   ,1   "  Tlicy   Are   Made   nnd. "Uxes  '   AVnicli -Tlicy Are Put. '*   /  to  -A double-headed snake lias-.been5 discovered " at  Ha!U',;Moon "Bay.   California.   It can crawl backwards.-as eas-.  ilv as  it  can  forwards.   It  is  about  32 inches long*.    ' ' "-     ���������  ENGLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT  Bemoves elll hard, -soft or calloused  lumps nnd blemishes from horses, blood  spavin, curbs', splints, rinpfbone. sweeney,  stifles, sprains;_.cures sore and' swoollen  throat, couphs, etc. Save" $50 by the  Use of one bottle. Warranted the most  wonderful Blemish Cure ever known.  Sold by all druggists. ' >  "In an article on "The A<ce of the  World," Sir Edward Fry, the famous  IDnglish ^geologist- declares that 130.-  000,000 years must ( have elapsed  since - the _ existence of life* on the  g-lbbe".  I-..---' ->  Use Lever's -Dry-Soap (a powder)  to wash woolens and* flannels���������you'll  like it. *  Are vou a suflerer with corns ���������*���������" If vou  arc get a bottle of Hollowav's Corn  Cure     It  has  never been'known  to failV  It must     have been  a  fallen  angel  who invented angel cake.  When two women get wound up the  third is apt to be run down.  Avers   %Jr_   l^tf^fUa^kWnk^BmmWamMSBBMmtkWME^i^^mfpXrl^^  Doctors  first  prescribed  Ayer's Cherry Pectoral over,  60 years  ago. v, They use. it  today more than ever.   They  rely upon it for cold's^ coughs,  bronchitis, con sumption'.  They will tell you how it  heals Inflamed lungs.  "I hart a'very-toad-cough for thras years.'  Then I tried Aye.r's Cherry Pectoral.   IiJy sore  lungs were soon healed and my cough cropped  awav." ������������������ ���������  "Mks. TEAnL HYDB, Guthrie Centro, Ta.  25c., 50c.. j?l.00. J. 0. AYEIt CO..  All druggists. S^.M Lowell.   Mass.  ' ������S3EED  &.0T ISEKZXSBtSSmBilKSSSiasi  t -( The ia litem of, the cast is as old, us  ci^ilixationr, Its primary object is to  protect the flame-from suddeu drafts.  ���������BeyonS" this is the * concentration * of  light for the convenience 'of a reader  and,'last and least, the'regard for-beau-  ty. The oldest form is a perforated  .cylinder'or rectahgnlar- box. Of this  type there are numberless varieties, old  and new. The ancient ones .which have  been preserved are of iron, copper and  brass?'nearly allv simple in construction  - and finish,. but a few richly decorated.  Occasionally one * runs across' lanterns  made, of silver or'ivory/'These come  froni/palaces or-temples and in inost  instances are "richly carved.^-Not infrequently the perforations -are fitted'  with" pieces of colored glass, rock^crys-  tal,rr,amethyst and 'garnet.  - ' ,  ������y In China "and Japan the traveler's or  street-lantern .'is'a featured This������is a  sphere""orVelllpsoid ranging ^from six  inches to- two and even three feet in  diameter, 'made of oiled paper, cloth or  silk. In.Cathf-y, this lantern is used to  sho"vv" the rank of its owner by the coloring or inscriptions on its exterior.  The humble citizen uses a smalFa.ffair  in white or red, *the official ofvlow rank  a sphere a foot in diameter hanging in  front of his sedan chair, while the high  mandarin employs a huge, lantern, resplendent with his titles in colors, carried by an ablebodied. cooly who walks  a yard in advance.  It is in house lanterns that the'great-  Of these the gen-  seven,"  eight or ten sided box, whose length is  usually twice its width. Each-side is  a pane of glass, plain, ground, frosted  or decorated. From the angles, hang  pendants of many sorts. The framework is usually of teak, but ebony,  rosewood,' mahogany and other woods  are employed. ��������� Often the sides of the  lanterns are alternately wood and  glass, the latter being covered with  ground designs aud the former richly  carved in relief or inset with ivory,  mother-of-pearl or silver.  Upon the pendants the artificers put  their hardest work. Some are made of  colored beads, strung and massed with  fantastic shapes and knots. Others  are strings of little bells, which ring  with every passing breeze. Lines of  glittering tinted glass balls betray the  origin of a favorite mode of decorating  Christmas trees. Quaint objects in  gaudy enamel or colored porcelain, connected by threads, chains or wires, constitute a fourth and very pleasing  group. Floral festoons made of artificial flowers are popular especially  with the fair sex.  SUEOTiHALF  YYi   lliElME  r~  One^ More Splendid Cure Credited  , . t6 Dodd's. Kidney Pills. .-  r  est variety is found.  eral   type  isxa 'four,  five,  six,  Seasoned "Wood.  An average stick of wood when  green contains. 33 percent of water and.  loses 22 per cent of it in seasoning, during which process its strength is nearly  doubled. .7.  Doctors --raid Nicholas Eoker had  Gravel  or Brlshi's Disease, or Something. Else  ��������� iDodd'a Kidney   Fills.  Gave  Him  the  I "Vigor of l^avly Alan hood.  . .-0 yv'~        t  ' .-/  6t.t Catharine's, vOnt., Oct. 5.'���������(Special)���������Nicholas jflckor, "the well*known  farmer, living nearest. John's F:0^f  ' on 'the dividing line ol' l'elham and  Th'orold, Townships; /who' has * been  restored sto - health''-after1- .twenty-nine  years' suffering" from._JKidney Disease  has- given*--a'_ statement Ifor publication. '���������'It" reads-: - ��������������� j .  y "������*I h'ad.. been a^sufferer from Kidney,  Com'plaint^for 'twenty-nme'years. I  liad-'the most ' distressing'-DaCkache,  Irritation ������of the" Spine,7.-" and HeadT  aches, coupled aV tinies with an ex-  cruciatihgt circular -pain "about the  low-er paiyt.of tho .body. What\I suffered* no "pen ��������� can describe. Insomnia  too -added its terrors , and I was  greatly,, reduced*-in flesh.  "Three .different doctors attended  me. One. said I'had Gravel,'another  called it T3rightJs Disease, while the  third said J. was in a dangerous condition: !None of them gave*.me any  permanent help^ and my 1 friends  thought I- could not live much lontrer.  VAt 'this stage I gave-up other  treatment and started using Dodd's  Kidney Tills. - After taking two ,boxes  I tfound thej^ were helping me and I  continued till' I had taken sixteen  boxes when I was again enjoying the  splendid'vigor  of  earlier manhood."  .Iohn"L. Meyers, a wealthy, lumbei--  man of Tennessee,"-returned-after  28  J *  years' absence to his native place,  Darlington, Indiana. He. was recognized as' the-man who had killed a  neighbor 28 L years before and was  promptly arrested, charged with the  offence,   and lodged  in jail.  When Rheumatism doubles a  man Up physician and Mifferer alike  lose heart and often despair of a cure,  but here's the exception. Wm. Pep.g,  of Norwood, Ont , says : "I was nearly  doubled up with-1, rheumatism. 1 - jrot  "three bottles of South American Rheumatic Cure and they cured me. It's the  quickest actinp  medicine I ever saw." 18,  "-' \  H. B. R. Duck Jackets  and Coats  for wear, comfort, and-  - convenience.     Built/to -  ' - ' w    *>  <?keep out' cold- and  keep  - j.- - ���������*- ' - ^ ^ <   -'���������'"-, .     > *  warmth, in.   Made ior tlie '"  ' harciest, rongliestkind of  . wear.    .Lined with lamb-'  -skin"with-the wool on andr  with Mackinaw Woolen���������  made^of, Duck,- Corduro}^  or lieather.. Leather j ack-  .e'ts "made 'reversible.  ���������Wide collars, imrippable  seams, strong pockets.  Every., garment 'branded "with ��������� this   brand.  .....^-   ������' ' * .r"   .- Sold by .all leading deal-y'  ershi  Manitoba, fN:W:������.1  -T'errit'o-ries and'British  -.Columbia.'; ��������� , ��������� y-       " *  ' S 'J-       d    ��������� ' . -       "\    ������������������  H\idsoix Bay Knitting Co. .  -* ���������"j-^^ ^,  a  .*>.������������������*  MONTREAL  WINNIPEG  The military posts at the German  naval port of Wilhelm&haven are  fitted out with watch-dogs. Each, sentry has onc dog by the loash, and  lets it loose when suspicious people  refuse to stop.  Minard's Liniment for sale eTerywhere.  CO  0  III  hi  0  i  J  hi  ft  DC  1-0  A Customer says . '''I h-ve been in  the Bakery Business for over twelve  .years and have .tried almost all  .nakes bf , flour, "but* "OGILVIE'S "  certainly beats them all in the quantity of bread made from8each barrel  of flour, and where a flout excels 111  that particular I know it's got to be  "A Tip-top flour."     _  o  co  o.   s I  Km  ���������  iloino r  Siberia possesses one-ninth of all  the ..land on the globe. It, runs  through 120 deff.: of longitude.  Ono Ayer's Pill at bedtime insures  a   natural   action   next   morning.  New  York's   Shippingf.  Ten to twelve ships a_dayyaa-riye .in  the, port of New York.  -Nosebleed.    '     .. ''  Nosebleed can be stopped, in a short  time" by placing a "small;-wad.of paper  or muslin between the upper teeth and  the lip. The pressure exerted at tlie  base of the nose will arrest the bleeding.. ������������������"������������������'  Her  Only Chance.  Young --Striker���������Do you believe In  unions*-.Miss Oldone?   - '     '  Miss .Oldone���������This Is so sudden.���������  Life. ���������      ���������  Lightning  clouds   arc   seldom  more  than 700. yards from the earth.      -  J   SUI  EDDY'S IMPERvTcurSHEATHING  The  Bes-fc Building; Paper It/lade.  It 1b very muck stronear and; thicker than any, other (tarred or build-  Id-?) paper. It la impervious to wind, keeps out cold, keepa tu beat,- oar-  riea no smell or odor, absorbs no moisture, imparts no taste or flavor to  anything with which it comes in contact. It Is largely used not only for  sheeting houses, but for lining cold storage buildings, refrigerators, dairies, creameries, and all places where the object is to keep an svea and  uniform  temperature,  and   at the sams time avoiding dampness.  ��������� Writ* our Agents, TEES & PERSSE, Winnipeg, for samples.  1 The E. B. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#������������������������������������  ~l  It is said thatyvyhen Mr.- Gladstone  read,a book -by., Mr. Carnegie, he remarked that4 he admired the courage  of a man, who, without knowing'how  to Write, wrote on a subijcct of which  he knew nothing.  .'��������� Heart yVelief- in haKf an hour  A lady in New York State, writing of  her -"cure by Dr. Agncv's Cure for the  Heart, '.says : "I feel like one brought,  liiick froii'i the dead, so great wus' my.  SMlTen'iig t'ronv .heart trouble, and so al-  ii'io.-it mifiiculous my recovery through  tlio ���������.iL-.'.-iiey of this ������������������oweriul treatment. I  oue  my  life   to  it."���������ly  A little Sunlight Soap < will clean .,,-,.,      -,���������,,,  .** ������������������iu'-. v",u 5              r    ,                ^ -. A-fairly-brisk trade exists in skulls  Cut   glass    and    Other   articles   until anc_; they fetch anything from 75cts.  , .          c     ,. , a ���������to'-'$25, according to their  antiquity  they Shine   and   sparkle.      bunllgtit ��������� and rdrily.    Anatomists  arc  not  the  Soan will   wash   Other   things   than only persons who purchase them, for  bpap Will..wasn  uuici    ui 6 ^^     ^ bought by private  people  Clothes.     .-,:,'������������������'             -_^: "    ���������-|4B   __ and. by  museum   authorities.  Nearly  all the sandpaper  iri,.use  made with powdered glass..,      .  is  There can be" a difference of opinion  on m'ost subjects, but there, is only one  opinion, as to ���������.the'-.'reliability of ��������� Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator. It is safe,  sure and   ed'ectual.  A hen at Holbeach, England. is  said to have laid an egg ino'asurinn  10 inches-iii..circumference round tin-  longest part and (J inches at tl-<'  widest, and weighing Oi" ounces. This  contained  another perfect  etcy;.   '-,  London within the police area use.--  just over 15 million tons of coal a  year.  All men arc born without intelligence and a good many never gel.  over it.  '���������^A-f.   1>S    O.  No449. /  <  \ -'  *        0  [1    ���������������   <.  (I  ;   I3SURD EVERY TUESDAY,  ubiftrrption    I^Sooayear,  Wi. 38. Sn&ecscm. JSbitot.  ������2?* Aclvartisere wh.0 want their ad  ciaaga-l, ' should get copy in by  9 a.m. day before issue.  'The Editor will,not be rpgpoaaiblo for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of coinpoii-  tioo of lotter oorreapoudents.  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  ���������*������������������ -  *  ���������������������������Tiui iatedwistr-V ;o the Flora,'Oi e  of'the   finest  men-of-war   on    the  ' coaBt, following the giounding and  breaking up of the Willamette  some/time ago, shows the urgent  ' need of more adequate coast maik-  in'f> in this vicinity. Bayue.- S������>und  li'as become an important highway  i-ji' ve-ibt-ls. not only foi; _the ships of  H.M. Navy, which go to Comox for  the ann.uai .firing, but for the fleet  of mercantile marine calling foi  co.\l  al  the   Union  Bay   wharve's.  ' Village*; Point reef is-a dangerous  place, not only because it projects  into the Sound in  an*unbecoming  1       c       ' fm ' 'J- " v  manner, but aho because of the fact  that it lies in such a posiiion that a1  vetsel froth-Union wharf leaving for  the South, will, if bheoyex-runs ht-r  <i. fiance .. ve-y little, be in danger  of striking on the .^e^f." In fog, or  even' hi thick weather, lhe little,  hp.-.r which the niarine'department  at Ottawa" hab been fit to grace the  rock with, is u&elebS, or wor-e, for  it may; mis lea. i, as  it  has done  in  . the case of the" Flora.     Perhaps if-  ii, ��������� ���������.���������*���������<  the    "money  - which     has     been  frittered, a v\ ay -in senseless bla&tii g  ' in the' Ctuirtcnay River, wil ��������� ii  1 little more "added;   had be. n spent  on a beacon'at this  point,  a "valu-  ,  ~t '  ahleyiship of  war   would   not  have  ' bee'n en da n go i ed.  , ' The Legislative Assembly was  opened on the 26th of November.'  ���������The' members were-all present with  the excepti'on'ol 'Messrs Price'Ellir  eon, Wells and'Bbiiston." After the  election of' iM r l-Voky, as'Speaker,  the Lieut-Govi-rnor made the usual  speech'from the throne. His Honour is of. opinion that our financial  affairs demand the most earnest  consideration of the Legislature,  and the House had   been convened  c  thus Garly in order that the Finance  M-inihter may be enabled  to make  such fiscal arrangemen-s us mav he  ne'ct-ssary. '  In   view of immediate  requirements'and  the uufavorabje  conditions -for-'obtaining  a'furtlur  loan   in   t^e   London   marke";^ \\>e  Legislature will be asked to author-  ' ' - i  ize   the"1 issuance of /treasury  war-  rants extending over a bhoit period  of yeais, repayable iri annual- instalments. ��������� For this purpose a considerable increase of icvenuewill be  necessary, not only to meet ordin-  ary expenditure, but Ip provide lor  the redemption of warrants. Ihe  legislation for this purpose will include a new Assessment Act, and  the School Act. As part of the plan  of financial re-construction, substantial economics in the civil service have already been effected, and  material reductions in the expenditure on public works brought  about. The Government has taken  up the proposed readjustment of  the financial relations between the  Province and the Dominion, also  the question of the control <.,f our '  fisheries nnd ihereiiuial-ion "f alien I  immigration. The, Government will  co-operate in any reasonable efforts  to bring ah ut tbe 'construction (f  an   all-Canadian   railway  into the  ��������� Yukon and Northe:n British Col-  u:iibia The L eut.-Governdr also  notes the probability of the construction at an early date not onlv  of 'ano.her Canadian Transc'onti-'  nental s\steYn having hs lei minus  on the Pacific Ocean,, but als-o of  o \ier jmportan't   linqsV^within   the  ' Proyir.ce.     His- Honor' i3 .pleaded  tp know that the British Columbia  Imrnigiatiou Act passed by the la?t  Legislature has  been  successful in'  excluding  undesirable immigrants.  t  The address in.reply.to the Lieut-  Governor's   speech   was moved, by  o l  Mr Harry Wright (West K-mtenay)  and seconded by Mr W. R. Ross  (Fernia). Both mover and secon-  der, made very creditable speeches.  The- Hon. Finance Minister, Mr  Tafclow, presented the following  Bills :���������The Treasury Debenture  ,-Loan Act. to borrow, the sum of  $1,000,000. The Assessment- Act,  1903, a'n Act to assess, levy and  collect taxes on property und'in-  cwine. r'lhe Railway Assessment  Act, 1908, to assess/ levy"and col-  iect taxes.on the property of railway- companies. /��������� The Coal Tax  Act, 1900, Amendment Act, 1903. -  v ���������* - 1 , * .  Local  and Personal  _______________ / i  ^ An attempt to pull the Flora off  yesterday resulted- iri failure1," the  Grafton breaking two heavy chain  .cables in the Attempt.  Stoddart sells the dollar Watch.  ,You can get Pit'Boots, Overalls,  Pit Caps, &c, at rock bottom piices  at-the Cornei Store:   .      ���������*   '  .System.  Our   facilities "foi   S oring' Perishable  "Articles  are   now  .���������.complete.        KggsfJ Bu'ttbi-7,*   Game,/-Foul   and- Meats   of-,  kinds-'Stored ai ~i,-leacoiiabie -\Rates."...-:... .v.-. .N. *. <���������  Mr.   Geo.   Clinton  leaves in  the  morning for a well earned holiday  He will   probably   vi.-it  CaiifoTiia  before returning. '-    .  * ��������� -**  The provincial sale of lands for  taxes took, pl'ase yesterday in. the  Court-House.. Many lots were dis-r  po.ce.l of at fair figures. Tliij is ."the,  first sale held here .under .the'new1,  system of putting ,blocks at ai'i-tip-  set price to c<-ver taxes " ar-cLexpen*"-',  ses. and-, allowing buyers to bid as  high as they wish, not, as formerly n , .  ,r.ft dtcrease ti.e number of acresl-or'     ;   ../'U'NIO'N    .BREWLNG    CO./LtD''-  buy for less tlian taxes due.  Call and see trie' watches afthc  Big Si ore.  '���������>>.  - ���������-    y-iij'-  ��������� ~"y S- KJ  Coal  was^roachbd in No. 7 slope  yesterday.     The'seam is the upper  one.   of -g( od  anthracite? ,and   h'b  ex'pected  that - shipments   will, be'  ii        - * .  mad'b by Chiistmas.     The news of  the strike is welcome, for the'driv-  *. '���������>  ing of tlie slope has been attended '  to with much difficulty. '  ,  If.you'intend,.to" buy Books for  Xmas* you should call .af the Big  Store  without delay, &b their stock  . is already half,sold. '  *"   ���������        ,y     >o.-i ,. J>.   - \i ���������- - ���������, '-   - * i  ^-s.������VREWA'R(D,wiirb* paid for information-leading to the  con-   - J   'j  <%\ a &-(��������������������� ,.''?''*     -'" ' ' ,     "'        , -     i S   'r' ' \ , \J*  "-;3lipHon of -persons'.appropriating or destroying bur'Jieer^Keg*''.." '*&]  'Phone: 37.���������������  DUNSMUIR STBETST  P O Drawer'   45  "><���������,..;  ���������a.'     -v  '-T^asass::  "it-'f^ZsHlV-Sr'..".. **7*Z*M* "0-r''������.-;'?:Vi*^-������*IW-r������^-*<f>l-<'&������^^ A..j:  if I  Mr W. Harrison 'has lately pur-  chased A. F,ulton's property., on  Dunsmuir Ayenue. , Part is being  filled up for a butcher shop, for D.  McKay.  PHOTOS.  On view at the News Office, views  of H M S/Flora/strande'd. '"Leave  orders for copies. ," _ .' -v  The Ho pital heating ���������'committee  veiled Mr Cookson-, fhis morning  and are highly satisfied with the  work' done. In our last' .week's*;  issuey '^1000 feet capacity" shou'd "  have read 1500, the 5jbeing omitted  for a-nout^ht. ;-  Have  you seen pur -short Erect  , i"     y' -  Form Cor.-e's at  fifty,cents.     The  same   quality   is   usually   sold   at  nearly twice thc price.���������StanleysH.  ' Don't forget to cairat the Comox  Bakerv and Confectionery for   \our  "Candy   and    Cakes,     or  any little -  thing that vou may choose.  Xmas Toys, etc., going like hot  cakes at' the M.C.S.  The good people of- D-nman  Inland w.ll have a big Xmas tree in  the school-house on tho 18th.  Ladies1 Jackets' and Capes just  to hand at the Big Sj.ore.  Go and get your XmasJToys, etc.,  early, at Cheap John's so as to  avoid the rush.  5 crates of English China and  Crockery ware opened at the Big  Store.  Xmas Toys, etc., sold cheaper at  Cheap-John's'this'- year than ever,  before.  Be sure and obtain a chance on  the Big Doll, to be given away at  the Big Store.  Cumberland   Lodge No. 28. A F-  and A.M. are giving a Grand Ball  onDGc28ih.it   being    St. John's  night.  The fCnrly Bee Pollinate* fne Fruit.  Experiments made,aeome * time/ago  at the Michigan Agricultural colh-go  showed that the bees were altogether  tho earliest Insects out; "that ^at th'e  time thc average fruit tree is in'bloori**  ���������St'ia^too early 'In ,thefsprrag:for otljVr"  insects to be, of any-value for'.frui> pol'-'  lination." . ,.   -'    -  r1 ���������*���������  ���������LOST on"1 the 'Ro}^ frad or in  Cumberland, Heavy Blue ��������� Serge,  Plaid' lined c.ij'-e.���������Finder please  leave at the '''News" office. ^  WANTED employment at*Ga'rdening  or can take the management of a farm  "by i\ competent man, -with, over thirty"  veais experience in some of tfie best Hor-  ticuliural and Agricultuial establishments  in Euiope. Oichard-Eruit Trees a specialty.    Can be well ''recommenced.���������Ad  ���������' r t  diesb, " Ayiicolo," ^Cuaiberland Neus.-v, <  WM  ��������� ���������>     ,r,  ���������   il  --w*6,*-������  r������*  OS1, ���������.rXJOAi-! IKT^IREST ,r  t  r      I  Nogatiye Plates, and Films,Developed. '���������>'-'.  ,   ������ ' ' *- 7'     < (    " -     '      "<,       . "  y,      Photo   Printing-'done   on   DeVeldp.rgy and    rr  '"P.O.   Popers.   '    ���������  ~ ,   'S',. :'rS <-'  *  jpers. ,        (  <'        '   ''' i      l  i1  ^' 'Photo Supplier of all kinds.'  i - >       -,---'-���������'  (  '  **  *#  :*#  *������^  M *  v.'    *-.,-l  ��������� *������.  Use of Dark Room for.^rnateurs- '^  k  V  jt*    -J v ;  ���������,,".  N:E W8-. P UBLIS.H'iN'.GSCb.  '*-. <'"  o"tio*#tt*ii;li*J  \ fiT- 'III  ���������f  '���������\  .i. i  ���������'���������Have   you ..inspected.- theY'Shdt-  Quii������������ at'the'Big Stbre'?  if n<5t-you  should do soJaL once. '- ��������� ,. --^  ���������   v   ������   .       '    NOTICE.^    ..  - i      *        ^ r " "   '  xAiiy,person found taking Timber  from Block A-of Loir.76,. and Block  -B,' of Section  76, --Comox   District,  iwi'l'he prosecuted to the fullest extent of t he law.       ' -  "GE'>. STEVENS.  T  (  '   The Big Store have a splendid  assortment of/ books coming for-  'Xmas. The Piesbyterian Sunday  School have decided to purchase-  their" books, from them, as the\  found last 37ear that theirf pi ices  compared favourably with the lEast-  ern houses. , -  '" While  at   the   Bay   call  at "the-  Comox  Bakery and "Confectionery  for   first-class   Bread,   Cakes  and  Candy. ' ^   '   **- : i  Theceleinaled'Kley Bros, loaded,  shellb at the Big Store at' "right"  prices. ' .   ^  The  Big' Store have  received   5  era!es  of oiockery  direct- from ari-  English pottery.  At������_a������r!3KOjJWjn  I-OR    SALE  .One Pure ,1Ji mi JERSEY HULL, 4 years  old.���������Alex. Ukquhart, Courtenay, ]B.O.'  Land Registry Aot.  IN THE MATTER of an application  for a duplicate  of the Certificate of Title  to Lot Thiee (3) Block One (1) of Section  One (1) (Map,241) Comox District.  NJOTICE 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 v above   land issued to John  Leahy on   the."20th   day   of   November**  1891, and numbered 13018a.  S. Y. WOOTTON,      . ���������;���������!''���������-.'���������  ��������� Registrar-General.  Land Registry Office, Victoria, B.C.  ; 131I1 October, 1903. <  :.' IE"--YO--U-���������:..WANT 'AN.YTHTltfC-'-'-y  ���������r.-.'.V" '-y '   , ". ,. ,.��������� .' ;   .-'iN".THE'... -";"    ��������� ���������,.-.-    ������������������" TV   .,-  .     - .^_i _������? 1 ~ -          * ' t-f* -    ,    1.      '      t - ���������  I  '"  ri  as '  1... '* - *.  ~~ I -SeLl   rou.V,Ligjs^ than .:Yocr '"Can    Buy   East." "<'*-      ' ('-' '���������  . ��������� SfLVRRWAHE.   FANCY MANTEL CL'OOKS, ' R6CERS FLATWARE 1  j ,  LADIES! COLD FILLED WATCHES as.low as .-. -  $7 50  '     ;  LADIES' STOLID'dOLD WATCHES* as 7Vo\v as.'.^ ."-. J. .V. . i\ .".T^.'llS.OO ! ;   Y  All Purchabes Eo*gravtd whiie you  wait���������Free.      i% i    f        .    (    **  -i  PRACTICAL- W ATC O MAKER,,  CUMBERLAND, ,B.Cv   .  NOT1CK IS.^H-EREBY GIVEN that  n Sixty days after date -I intend to make  application to the Lands and Works Department to purchase the following des-  nibed parcefof .land; situated about half  a mile from the town of Hazelton, Skeena  River, commencing al a post planted at  the North West corner of Lot No 34  (thirty-four), 'thence 'North forty chains  silonu the Eastf-an bound.uy of the Hazel-  ton Inchan Receive, rthencei East 40  chains, thence South 40 chains, to the  North East coiner, of Lot 34, thence  Webt 40 chains to point of commencement.  ���������   '      R. S. Sargent.  "    Dated 26th Scpteilibet, 1903.  -RAMS "for  SALE  Shropshire    Rams  Purebred, and Hiidi-rrade Shearlings and Ram Lambs. Good  Stock at Low Paces.  GEO.  HEATHSRBELL,  Horkby Island, B.C.  To Cuke a Cold in Onk Day take  Laxative Brorno Quinine .Tablets,  All druggists refund'the money -if  it,fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box....  25c.  52t    .141 03  Ammunition  AND   ���������  " VVe. sel ] Force, M al ta Vit a,* S.h red -  ded. Wheat Biscuits, Grape Nuts,  and Po-^ums; Cereal Mixture.���������-  Stanley H.Riggs.       ���������  i'Y:' ��������� I '���������'��������� ���������..'���������:'./-������������������' ������������������:���������'-:-;  SHOT ^QUNS  Eloy's Loaded. Shells.  Shells Loaded to order. \A  A large and complete stock of Bifio  .  , Ammunition at    v  The   BIG .STORE  Simon Leiser & Co., Ltd.  CUMBERLAND.    .  -op-  LATEST       PATTERNS  SidtlEgB for,--ffenfe^  :.yy'y        :  ��������� aild-^- :,..,- ���������   ":'";;.  Costumes for Ladies,  T HyCARey,     -  ,  "y i.--'Ladies & Gents Tailor  Bimsinuir ^ve��������� Cumuerlantl  <*  I  -I?  .nil  . $  r fit  f  wm

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