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Array *>  o  V ^t6\y' , ^iJ,Xf^^^A^^ ^fO  TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND/ B.-C -WEDNESDAY^ DEC.^24.  1902:  1 ?  STORE.  1 <>\  WB  wlsb  evcr^oncKa  Den?  flDerrE  $'mas  \A/E \\ it*h to make the, month <f December the-best month ���������<  of tne parsing year, to help to make''it go we will give a  Discount ofyio per cent.  on all Dry Goods,  Clothing,, Gems Furnishings-; and Shoes,'  Sold from the 180i' to the 25th"    ..'''���������.'/:���������   ..-   ..  1 & i< .  . '   r .    . I  .    \, *,     ,       ror Cash. -  COMOX DISTRICT.  THE ADJOURNED SALE OF  LANDS for Unpaid,;Taxes ' in; the  Comox-Assessment Distiiet will'be  held at the,Court House, Cumberland, on tne 5th day of January,  1903,.-at the hour* of Ten o'clock  fotenoon, when allslands remaining  unsold at the ' previous'Taxv,Sale  will-be again offered for sale, in  terms of Section 99 "of the 'Assessment   Act.       '        ''"'*'        ���������; ,i , /  '/     f JOHN BAIRD; A^sbs������o4.  Government Office, Cumberland^ -    >.   ",'���������  ' oth Dicember,  1902.'-  '     \v   ,/,;   -  1012 02-4:1; - ; ���������'    .'.      "     '  -  ������' LOCALS.   .,       ������  FOR WANTS, consult our Adve'rtisT  ing- Squares on inside pag-e for  any thing' required. '  >������ -  x-n"- :  THE  ab^ve 'Discount, will not   he"*  \ \  *\ allov\eiP on   OR EDIT SALES.  A  MERRY XMAS TO ALL  S. Eeiser & Go.i Ltd;  ita&SMSiBffit ivVm^'-r. ������ffinaaSa&  .;p-  > -���������  fi  B.  f.  te  i&25SE3EBS2L"  PUBLTC NOTICE IS HEREBY, GIVEN  to the Electors of the Municipality of Cum-  . Handsome tart furniture at Riggs  , Call and see. < ���������  , .Ladies' Lounging Robes. ��������� Just a  Jew.''very' >pretty ,and   useful,'-at  Moore & Co?s.  MooreBros. show handsome lines  of China ware, besides staples.  The Magnet" is doing its usual.,  f i7  rut-hing Xmas   tiade.     Toys  and'  .household necessaries for ail.   , -  It is not yet too late to get a few  -nice presents from - A._ H. Peacey.  ,Valuable wares ai moderate prices..  Dr Davis came up fr������������m Nanaimo'  last week, to-at tend Mrs S. Davis of  .-,e'*!8U^ Hotel  who is wrioiuly  said  Electors, at  the   Polling   Station; on  1   ...   , " ' '  --  l)un9inuir Avenue,,on''\I'������iKlay,:the I2th/d������y      "*���������-"���������  ���������J",v  Z&gg&^jfJ^e^^^ &&=^&&&2SQ&fL g  .:*m  NichdHes & ReoBUf. Ld;  I 61 YATES 'STREET^ VICTORIA; B   C.'    -       ' &  '";������* -\V   HARDWARE.-MILL A>ND?vfI(MNG^kACHTNER Y>;i|;r  ,S.:a.   >-  ANDF.ARMIKG   ^ki>cl ,DlikYlNG.^iMI������tEMENTS"   |  -S'. ^ ^)f"att.;k[nds: - /.���������^���������^���������^^_" ���������-\.; ^"a>-h^c  Agents for MeCorrynclc;HH/vesting^Tachinery.i ].. \l    i,    ^:'-^,-  "Writfe for prire-and'particulars.    P. O. Drawer 5fi3.'   ""' *   ^-^;^0  -_>     ' -   a-^'   .   ��������� -'~ V     -    "A  '"  . . ARTMlO . .  METAL "BID-STEAD  AT A REASONABLE PRICE  of January,<v 1903/ at^ 12 Vclock uoon^'for  Jhe pujpose ot electing" a^vikyor ahdt Alder  ^illen'to representTthem for."the year" 1903: -'  *' Tlie   modfi  of non'ination of. candidates r  shall lie as follows:���������vr." V ^"'","���������  [ Tlie/Cc*iidulat������, shall he nominated, in"  writing; the;Writiiig,<>ti.ilf he, subticnlMd hy ^  tae vottTM of the Miniic-ipJiiity as pVopo������er"-  "'Mid Beoouderyaud nhnil lie delivered "to. the  R.'turnm^OfBijprat aiy time _f)etw7^eti: the .  datej)f theuucioe aud 2 l������. i������. of the'day'ef-  the ijoii luatio:, and m the event, ot T*& p< ll ���������  will be optWd on Thnrs'dav", the 15 .lj?day of *  "     "       1903, "at   the    Pjilltug 'Station,������  J.u  mar  .\ A ?,E are now Snllii'g a g-eat triany IRON  ENAMELLED and BRASS BED"  STEADS. Our pretty and "evc'ns v������  patterns imported 'n carload lots from heat  Makers in C*n.������d i and U S      f/' (-  VVE HAVE ABOU,T 5>) DIFFERENT  KINDS TO !>HOW~YOU.  Iron   Bednteads    in  White,   Blue,   Pnlc,   and  many New   aid  Artiatio Color.-  ...'     $5.50 to $50.oo  ������������������ o  Brass Bed������teads  from       $33 OO to $85.oo  Bureaus  and ' W tshstands,   t o suit  above,   sold separately ^   in any yrade  or finish desired ,   WEILIR BROS,  Largest Furnishers in  ...Westei-n Canada...  Ictoria, B.O  THE  oorner  ,of   Dunsrnuir   Avenue" and'A^hsrd  SirV'et, Cuttiherjand,^B.C\;'vof^wnich\eve'ryt  per8i">u-is htrebv r'qimd to take liotice aud-  jo e.-iirnimselr accordingly.   ''���������'-''/\.^   --_ ,  iy Tlie qualifiuatiou as ctudidate for 'Mayor-  was f..1h'iw������:���������,-.i"   "'l       '���������^"''   r''X'^*\  ' - He;mu8t h.j a male .British'subject of  tho  tullCa^e'. of  twenty -one .years aud not din-,  qua lifted,. under any Jaw, ra������ id' have' I ������eeu 'f or  ?tf������,9C?>xjnpnibS"next fprereding*, VnSid,'Lyt ofi.  nqminaWu7.the^ regmtet'ed" "ownetXin;.llthe  " iind'^Regi^trv'Offii'eJo)^ "Meuil !,pro-.*  perty.^n^he'Cifcy of - tlie (assessed   value on-  tho laMt-MuAuTp.������kAM������^su'ient RfiH'iifr$l000  or mwe over   arid above VtTyl'Fogistered^ in-"  eundieriince or oharg",-������tud ;w.H������> is   otherwise qii .lifieil as a uiiin cip'al voter.    '      *"   i  ,   Thequ ilificatuni an caudidite for Alder  men is aa follows:���������  J,He muut' be a British subject of fche'full  ������ge or twenty-one years arid notdi qualifi. d  uudtr as.y law, -and have' been for six  months utxt preceding the day of nomination the reuisten d owner in the" Land Registry Office ' of laud and real property in  the City of the assessed value on the last  Municipal Assessment Roll of $500 or more  over aud above any registered inouniberance  or oharge, and who is otherwise qualified as  a municipal voter.  Criven, under  my  hand  at ,the   City, of  Cumberland this 23rd day of Decemb r 1902  "L VWHENCE VV: NUNNS,  Returning Officer.  .f U.S:Consul.Clinton left! on  *'ii-  day morning .to -pend-'Xmiirf'-wilhi  'his'son^wlio is -attending"college in  San Francisco! ' .- .   - ,  .''-      ^      ^ ,'     * - ' * ' *        * ���������        *-j     >  Tea Set's," -D nner' Sets'. 'Wine  Glasses;- Fancy Cups and Saucers,  Jardinerep, &(.:.-, at JMobre &',Co's ���������   ,  , \V. & P. aie to the-fore with-tiieir  u-ual d.iint\ Xmajj ttock of fancy  p odp a nd groceries. ;Y rs, \ Waller  & Pa riddle..  ."' r ���������������        "'   '       :��������� A  ' a San'ta-Claus i#in S. Leiser's win-  dow arrayed in all   his  glory',   ai.d  -presiding over an-imp<sing array of  good,Xmas things.    ^    ^ , ^L   x   "  Talie your ������ wife,   your gill,' or  -sdniehody- else!sxgirl   ?or tliVra'de���������'  . bdll ti -nigh'.    Tiihik-of -th -i.rizt.-  lUt,.nnd?the j'ollv.tiuie ahead !'r"/  "*- Dolls l'' DoKf ! ! , lois of-them��������� '  ^^>A "    i.i "��������� ^#-  1 ittle.''ones,1 1 >ii< ;ones, ^drt s^ed -and'  undressed'^ at'Moore &. Co'si     ','  ^"^ PractiiW-for^ihe^CjiiJv.ta ta "Queen  "Ebih r"   a"e ��������� held, "evt-ry clsiy "a"iicD  evening..in, the r.'om over the, Firo  ���������Hriil: - Pr.if. Mor.bir, conductor and  manager.  ^. i  I t fY  A song-service in the Presbjteriaii  Church Sabbath evening next.  The   Moving' Picture Show, depicting the " Pas-siou " play,'given  here 'last  Saturday,   was welL attended, -buft owing to the "machine  being inferior, and the lighting ex-  t:eiriely bad, people were much dis- ���������  appointed.    The' pic.ures were very  good, and it is a great pitv that the.  ac-essones were not up to the mark  Peopje who patronize these things  do not care to pay money to see a*  hopelei-s blur on the canvas. .,  Men's Overcoats and Boys' SuitB;  to clear at-rtduced pricen, at Moore  & Co's.' ~<~ ' ������.  North  Nanaimo  Election.���������The  resu!t ot .the North Nanaimo election shows that Hon.' W. W4. B. Mct. ,  Inhes   has   won   by   a,handsome"'  majority.    The result is as follows: 'j  tl t -      '    "   x "Mclnnes.    Williams"'  ' Wellington,     201  Englishman's,   50    .^  . , Nauoose, '' '   ,12  ���������i ,-  f J-  '11-  "Tl-f  ToVal^vote,    .263  ,      Majority?for  Mclnnes-r108 '  Gents' -Fine Suspenders,  largest"  ahd'best stock in town, at Moore &.:  Co's. -[- '-'���������'; ''''/'���������   a1^  The usual   mid-winter examinations' were; held' on/ Friday last/.  ,yery few parents or visitors attend-,  ing.' Amongst those  present  were^  'noticed.Rev. Mr Glassford and Mrs  T.\E.iBate!  The High "School.: en-  trance exam, closed on Wednesday.  ,To  obtain , admission   to,**^ high A"  school, candidates must obtain at  ��������� ��������� "i?   A'.  h-ast 33 1-3 per cent, on each> sub- \Y, I '\ - . '' -:  ject;,{ind^.nqt.Jes^jthari :n average of >" V z'\Si-ix  50 per cent,' on all^subjects." T,wenty -j V;?'   ^;4,  feeven; ^pupils,  including ;"districts'i ' '  "'*  presented-themselves.     The results  'are.-not'yet..khawi?,i -/' >f .),. ->.;>..f;'*; I  1   c  1  '       -'1-  .   >"-.-. I  '.' -1- ���������'!  -" A >  NOTICE.  123 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.P;  88 GOVERNMENT  STV  Victoria, B.C.  '   JLO-E1TTS       FOR  Pianos, Organsv Pianolas, ypcalions.  If you want to buy a Piano.or Organ, call and Bee bur ntock or write for.particiilars.  Our Prices are Reanonahle and..teruiH' can he arranged to suit your convenience."'': Everv  Inatrumtnt We Sell, is Fully Guaranteed We Sell Only Reliable Instruments, from the  beat mannfacturera.    Our Patrons Risk Nothing.   ' ,  '-'���������A "���������:;; ������������������ '���������'. :���������"''''.'���������'���������'    YOURS;TRULY.; ���������".'":': '��������� ' ������������������'-':.  ;; THE HICKS & LOVIGK PIANO CO,  'v  TttTZ"    *P"S ;POE  s.  JOB APR IN TING    !  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates  Municipality of the  City of Cumberland.  NOMINATIONS OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES  will he received-ou Monday,   the   12 h   day  'of J-nuary, 1903,   at 12 o'clock noon. ~  The   mode  of   nomination of candidates  shall be aa follows:���������  The candidate shall be nominal d in writ-  .lng, the wiitiui^ sh-iJ. be subscribed   by two  voters   of the   Municipality,   as   propos. r  and st'oonder,  and  shall be delivered to the  Returning Officer at any time between   tbe  date of .the notice aud 2 p.m.  of the day uf  nomination, and in  the event of more than  three,nomiuasions a Poll will be opened  <n  Thursday, the 15 h   day of  January^ 1903,  >t the Polling Sta-ion, corner of Dunsmuir  Avenue aud Third S rett, Cumberland, B.C  of wh:ch t-very person is hereby required to  take notice aid govern himsel accord-.njijly.  Qualification for TriTatees is as follow.*:���������  Any person being   a . householder in  the  Muuicij ality and being a British subject of  the full age of twenty-one years, and otherwise  qualified  by this Act  to vote  at  an  election   of   School    Trustees   in   the said  Municipality shall be eligible to  be   elected  or to serve as a School Trustee.  The term Householder includes every  Deraon-who holds and occupies a dwelling  yielding a rental value of not less than ������60  per annum.  Given   under .my hand  at  the  City of  Cumberland this 23rd day of December 1902  LAWUKNCE W. NONNS,  Returning Officer.  Attention ! ^ All pers-ons desirous  of heing placed ou the municipal  vo;ei> list i������r the next election for  Mayor and,. Aldermen," must "re--  register under the new act, hefore  the 31st inst,  A Libretto���������*' The" Story of the  Star," will be rendered by the children of Gnu-e Methodist Church on  Xmas night in connection with tho  Xmastrte.    All are  welcome.    No  c *  admis������ion fee'charged.  Ladies' Flannelette Night Go\vn������,  Underwear, Shirt Waistn, Ho.se, etc.,  jiist in, at Mot)re & Co'a.  On Xmas evening the St George's  Presbyterian Sunday School will  entertain their friends at the Xmas  tree entertainment to beheld m ihe  church at 7.30. The children h >ve  provided a good programme of re-  ciuilions and carols. x Everyone  cordially invited lo be pre-ent.  The sacred Cantata k< Qmen  Esther," will be presen ed in Cumberland on or about the firi?t. of the  year, under the auspices of the  Athletic Association by local artists  to be trained and custumed by Prof.  Mewton. This cantata lately drew  crowded houses in Nanaimo and  Vancouver. Due notice ot performance will appear later.  Mr S. Riggp, late of S, Lftiser's  has issued a circular letter in-which  he announces that he has opened  a full line of dry goods and furniture in the stand lately'occupied by  Stevenson & Co. ��������� A vi-su lo his  establishment is sure to ..satisfy the  most capricious, and Mr Riggs5  popularity as a salesman is enough  | t /ensure the success of the business  i he now represents.  i~,  A ftS^^.  Call ari(f Inspedt  -': " ."MY^STOCK   OP      *'���������"'  Dry Goods, 0 .    ;  JVfen's F*urnishines-&  Furniture.  "'   In the.Sore lately occupied  ~    by Messrs Steven non & Co.  All   ?izes   of   Men's   and .Ladies'  RUBBERS, and Men's short  RUBBER    BOOTS.  *A Nice Piece of FURNITURE  makes a   handsome  ' Christmas   Present.  Wishing: you a Merry Christmas  and Happy New Year  ���������m.  c -{ '  c  Stanley   H.    lUggs.  DEATH OF SCBS GLEASON.  Mrs  Wm.   Gleason,  one of the  pioneers   of , Cumberland,   paused  away after a short but painful  illness on .Wednesday morning last.  Her  death came as a shock to her  many friends, as a fatalending.^as;-  hot anticipated     Besides, her Has^-  band, three children, one., boy and  two girls���������one of whom was absent  in Victoria���������are left to mourn the  lo^s of a   kind and loving mother.  Service was held at  the late residence on  Thursday  evening, and  Friday mo; ning the remains were  taken to Nanaimo to be interred by  the side of her late father, Mr Frew.  Mr Gleason   and   family have the  sincere sympathy of the community  in their sad bereavement.  I  .->4*^.i. ���������>.,*.  -mt; ".-uu������'������v '  ���������  -    .!'  LSftai-. I>l  >���������  A mi OF GRIT.  By MAJOH    ARTHUR    GRIFFITHS.  Copywrlght by H. F. Fonno 5c Go.  Again we shook hands all round, and  I promised them, tbe captain included,  who was now very much on his good  behavior, the best dinner to be had  for money in New York. JThe Victrix  "would be there if all went well in some  "���������30 hours more, the Chattahoochee in 48  to 50, and these figures proved to be  ., pretty correct in the issue.  ' I made no change in my arrangements for the rest of the -voyage, but  kept to my own part of the ship except  In the evening hours, which I spent ia  blissful tete-a-tete with Frida. What'  passed between us is no concern of any  but ourselves.  We passed Sandy Ilook In the forenoon of Sunday, and it was understood  that we should be alongside;the wharf  t>y 2'or at latest 3 p. m. Alr.eady there  was a great flutter among the passengers, those of the saloon, in\particular  and symptoms of coming change. They  ���������appeared'in their smartest clothes, coaling out with extraordinary splendor, as  though" for a fete or garden party���������new  ���������costumes, new hats, much jewelry. ' I  'beard, too. curious'expresstons"bandied  freely about���������"dutiable," "what to de-  ���������cla're." and'so. forth. andi-I was told  that the customs, .examination was  greatly dreaded by almost all.'  The excitement grew,intense when a  'small   steamer   was' sighted   bearing  klown on  us at full speed,  and some  cried. ������������������The customs boat." as she ran  >alongside, and we were quickly boarded by a great crowd.    I' thought the  eagerness of these  American officials  very remarkable and In strongcontrast  with our slow imoving,;dignified cus-  . ^tom house people.    But'I-soon saw my  . ^mistake ������ as   these   new   arrivals' ran,  /raced  indeed,  to  the  hurricane r,deck,  ���������pushing and jostling -and catching at  -each   other's   coattails,   laughing  and  , "shoutin,g boisterously: "Where ls^he?"  "Trot him out." H"We want- the young  .'British "Croesus.    Give  us a.sight of  fortune's spoiled favorite. William Arenas Wood." .     ' '' .--���������;  They were reporters, and they were  ���������come to interview th&wrong man. .For  I .stood   aloof,   watching   and   highly  amused.' knowing that when  Snuyzer  appeared the tables would'tie swiftly,  turned on the conspirators, who.had no  doubt planned all this by,cable iu tvd-  -/vaneo'.   'Now my double, the false William Wood, stepped forward and began  a ��������� sot speech, "evidently 'carefully pre-;  pared."                    '     '         .  1 heard the opening sentences as 1  ;went aft. determined to end this audacious farce. Kossitcr saw mo coming  iind would have stopped me. but I  ��������� pushed past and. getting in front of the  assembled mob, cried: -���������  "This is all a mistake.    I am Captain  Wood"���������  - I was interrupted with jeers and loud  yells, and some one said. "Throw him  overboard!" and others cried, "Order,  order!" "Chair.'chair!" on which rose a  louder cry: "Back to the tug! We'll  carry him right ashore,"   There was a  For the rest it is enough to say that  as soon as possible after landing I  married Frida. Swete Thornhiil being  my best man. Snuyzer and Joe Vialls  most honored guests at' the wedding.  No one, Mrs. Fairholme most of all,  wished to brave tbe risks of another  Atlantic voyage, so we settled. down  for the summer and autumn in a  charming Newport '"cottage."  THE EN'D.  AMAT<iir,nJC IVn lirr' Some People spend half their lives  III 11 I IIP It \ KhA l\h in making a reputation and the other"  iflVlIIlvlV ������J     1 UillfcjL/  half inArying' to live it down.  FOR   THE    MEDICINE    THAT  STORED HER DAUGHTER'S  HEALTH.  RE-  The evening ?toicrs7 rpcvt inhlisslul tete-  a-tete with Frida.  general   movement tb  the ship's side  headed   by a  couple of  reporters who  had the  "other"  Wqod  by  each urn  and   behind   in   the   crowd   went   th*  Duke of Tierra Segrnda.  1 saw at onco what had happened.  My brusque :ind unexpected apparition  find no doubt shown the nearuess of  danger, and the conspirators were trying to make a run for it. They succeeded, too, for .although I begged Uie  ollicers. the cnptaiiA the custouis o Ulcers, any ono arid', every one. to detain  ibe.-tug she. presently steamed off in tbe.  .���������direction of Now-VorU.  And that, I may say at once, was the  ���������end ct; it '..so far 'as  I  know.    Snuyzet  .���������oa'meitproscntly-in another'steamer.ac-  .'coniiia.nied by.his principal. Mr,.'Sidney  Saraliand. a most gentlemanly person,  anfl  with  hisii Aas the  United  States  marsliMl.    When1 they heard of the es-  -cape of the'conspirators,'they, hurried  '-back to New York, but tor the'moment  were unable to come upon the track of  'the fu������itives..^���������-$nuy3cr is still .hopeful,  ���������..and as his employers.-have put him exclusively upon .this business "I do not  doubt that some day he'.-will ��������� have an..  Interesting story to tell of their pursuit  and  capture.    The duchess bad been  -abandoned, but we owed,her*too much  gratitude to trouble or Interfere with  -.her.    I -gladly" liquidated Messrs. Sarabands', charges and have placed myself  ���������entirely under their protection.  Where Besrsram May Ride.  Horses are so cheap in Auckland  that pedestrianism bids fair to become  extinct. The'postman does .his rounds  oa horseback. The butcher, a huge  basket slung over his arm, canterst up  with ordered provender. Schoolboys,  two frequently sharing a mount, ride  to school, where a paddock' is reserved  for their ponies. Even the lamplighter'  performs his duties perched on an  ambling nag. while the droves of live  stock passing along the roads are always under the care of a mounted  escort.  _        ���������   ; 'A  When an outdoor man Is'sent on an  errand that would entail walking a  quarter of a mile, he invariably spends  "ten minutes in catching a horse that he  -may ride. , But more ludicrous than all  else was It to see a sweep, his attention to the kitchen'Chimney completed,  canter off on his nag, with the bog  of soot perched on the saddle before  him.       . A '  As an instance of ,the topsy turvy'  state of things antipodean it may be  mentioned that it is* considered smarter, to drive in a hired carriage than in  your own trap.���������Blackwood's.  She Bae Suffered from Severe Headaches,  Vomiting and Extreme Nervousness,  ��������� /  and   Feared   She   "Would   Not  Regain Her Strength.    '  THE BEST PlfcLS.���������Mr. Wm. Vandcr-  voort, Sydney Crossing, Out.. writes :  "We have been usin? Parmelee's Pills,  itnd find them by far the best pills, we  ever used. For delicate and debilitated  Constitutions these 'Dills act ' like a  charm.. Taken in small doses,, the effect  is both a tonic and a  exciting the secretions  lncr   tone   and   vitror.   -  stimulant,   mildly  of  the' body,- giv-  A WORD TO FARM TOILERS.  A1 .jeweller 'says pearls are like women���������they require a iot of attention.  Every  prudent mother  carefully  the    health    of  daughter   at>   the   period  passing  from     girlhood  'will    watch  her   young  when she,is  to    woirian-  Advertlae In Your Paper.  No paper could live on the money  paid for it by subscribers. It gives  them more than it gets from them. It  pays editors, reporters, correspondents,  pointers, pressmen, paper makers, ink-  , makers, landlord, coal dealers, gas-  makers, etc., more than Its subscribers  pay it. It expects to cover Its expenses  partly by selling its advertising space.  If any persons,want to use the publicity that the paper has for sale and  ou which it depends in a measure for  it's living, subscribers or not subscribers, justice and business principles require them to pay for It. After giving  subscribers more* than their money's  worth it could not also give them free  advertising. If^ its publicity is'worth  having.ilt's worth paying for.���������Weekly  Bouquet. ' D     '  The Goat.  Originally tlie common or domestic  goat was a native of the highlands of  Asia. Naturalists generally regard it  as having descended *from an animal  found in the'Caucasus mountains' and  the hill country" of Persia, called in  the Persian language the pesang.  Among the Greeks and the Romans  the goat was sacrificed to Bacchus because of its tendency to injure grapevines by eating the young'tendrils and  leaves. All the species of goats are,  nathes of the old world.. The Rocky  mountain goat, so called, of North  America really belongs to the antelope  family.  What He Objected To.  At the farewell to Dr. Gunuison in  Worcester. Mass., it is said that the  Rev." Mr.- Phaleu, tbe Unitarian preacher, and the Rev. Mr.< Willcox,.. the well  known   Congregationalism   met.     The  'three divines, as all ministers will do,  got to bantering each other. The-pastor of the Church of the Unity said he  lived near enough to the Congregation-  *al church to hear the clock strike.  "Well," said Mr.  Willcox, "we give  , you good time, I hope."  "Oh. yes!" responded the Unitarian.  Vlt is not your time we object to; it'������  your eternity!"���������Worcester Spy.  * FrTiIt   rind   I'ouJtry.      f  Fruit growing and poultry raising  may be made joint ot-cupations. the  one being more or less benofu-ial to the  other  lJnj.aJte<l   Suvasesi.  ' The Damaras. a  tribe of southwest  Africa, never eat salt.   A  Geniua.  "Xes, it's his own idea. He's goin'  to git it.patented an' make a fortune."  ' An Alphabetical  Ad.  The schoolmaster has discovered  this alphabetical advertisement in an  issue'of The London Times in 18-12:  "To widowers and single gentlemen  ���������������Wanted by a lady a situation to  superintend- the household and preside, at .tabic. She is agreeable, becoming, careful, desirable, English,  factious, generous, honest, industrious, judicious, keen, lively, merry,  natty, obedient, philosophic, quiety,  regular. sociable, tasteful, useful,  vivacious, womanish, xantippish,  youthful, zealous, etc. Address X. Y.  7j., Simmons' Library, Ed~eware  Road."  hood.      This period is the most critical  in  the young girl's life.      It., is  then i that   she becomes     pale,  easily  tired   and   troubled   with 'headaches-,  without apparent cause. '   The blood  becomes thin and watery,  and "unless  prompt steps are taken to restore it  to   its  rich,'red," ,health-giving condition,   decline"  and perhaps    consumption  will .follow.    Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills have cured moie pale,  anaemic,  easily tired girls than any other medicine,  and mothers will  make no mistake  it   the j insist-upon  their  growing daughters taking ^hese pills-from'  time  to   time     Mrs.  P.   Gage,   a lady  well' known in Rowantown, Que, tells������  what these pills Uiave.   done-   for   her  daughter.    She says :'���������'-"My daughter.,1  Catherine,   aged  fourteen .years,    was  suffering greatly    with    severe    headaches,     vomiting    and'    nervousness.,  She was soAompletely run down that'  we feared that sh'e would not  recover  her strength.    We "tried  several  medicines,,   but they did'not'seem to>J'do;  her 'any   good.    3   then   thought    -we  would  try  Dr.  Williams'  Pink   "Pills,  and ��������� the   result has .been   up, to     our  fondest   hopes.    She* has   fully recovered'her health  and'strength,    and I  shall  be  verve-gl������\d  if this  experience  will .'help    some other    sune'ring girl  regain  her health.''      '     "  Dry Williams' Pink' Pills -make rich,  red 'hlo&d and give new strength with  every dose * They cure 'anaemia,  headache," heart ' palpitation,'' dizziness and bring the glow' o.f "health'to'  rpale and sallow cheeks. These pills  are also a certain cure for the"' ail-'  mems'that make the" lives of so many  women-a burden. Be sure you -get  the genuine v. ith the. full nanieADr.  Williams' Pink Pills' for Palo "People."-' -oitj��������� the j wrapper around every  box. Sold bv all medicine dealers or  sent pof.tl paid v at 50 cents per box  or "six .boxes for $2.50. by addressing  The Dr. Williams, Medicine ,-.Co.'.  Brockville,   Ont.    , ���������    A'    -  .     '    ",,'..  Fortunate is the man whose  ru.-stcs  are similar to the tastes,of his took.  , Is'there anything" more annoying1 than  having your corn stepped upon? Is there  anvthinif more delightful than gettinc"  rid of it ? iro)lo\vav"s Corn Cure" .will do  it     Try  it and  be convinced.  It "sometimes happens that a������ married man dislikes to visit people who  trv to  make him  feel at'hotne.  PAINE'S CELERY  COMPOUND  i  The' Home Friend of the Farmer and His, Family in   ��������� '  the Autumn Season^  , When a inan hiarries agrnss widow  don't present hini���������with-a lawn-mower  if you   would   retain-his  friendship/   '  Remorse is  to  ferment.  memory that has begun  Cluonlc'  fault-finders      won I'd  tire   of   this   old'world   if   there  nothing   to   kick  a'hout  soon  was  Various Routes.  Some men take the poispn route,  While some jump in the lake,  And others get a gun and.shoot.  And some gas treatment take.  By cigarettes t-ome get them hence,  Some on the thm ice slide.  While others go to more expense  And take an auto rule.  CANADIAN-NORTHERN  Winter Tourist  Excursions. . .  Hi rough. Tickets.      Lowest Rates  Best Time to all Points.  OCEAN STEAMSHIP TICKETS.  (���������"or  man  fn'l  Northern  i  nformatioi:   consult   any   Can-  ]l v       \ ������f>n t  cko  h. sir aw.        ;,  Traffic ��������� Mjinmjpr  Canadian Pacific  "THE" ROUTE TO  Australasia  And the   Orienl  CANADA'S SCENIC ROUTE  Travel by the 'G. P^ .R: and b������ aaK  Bured pi SOIJD COMFORT. .  First-class C. P. R. Sleepers  on all through trains.  Through Tourist Sleepers -   the wesv  Tourist Hates quoted to all polnta ]  East, West, South,  The Old Country,  The Orient,  The Antipodes.  Those desiring Information in rv  gard to any part of the -world reached by the C. P. R. or its connections  are requested to apply to any C. f.  R.  representative or to  c. e. Mcpherson  Gen. Paa. Agt., Winnipeg.  The  stand  work  horses   that   are   best  able1   to  hard   drains   are     those   whicli  Mpudil.N   e\ery daj; iii1 tlie week.  'J?he pineapple crop* in , Cuba for  1902 is e.stnnated at nearly, 200.000  barrels, holding an aggregate of Id,���������  0P0.000. ��������� ,'       ''     " ,' '���������   '  So powerful is the' new. electric  'liifht in Diinkerque lighthouse that'  its beams are visible^at a distance of  forty miles.- ' >  Tin- llobiu n.n<l' Hie Hiinlc.  <?  '������ It' is well kaioun  mutter how, luivc  be, has no tenor  It is u Louiinon  that-the. hawk, -no  i\ndf bjy Jio nia.v  lor the ki'ngbn d.  in  tbo    spiiny-  .    hijjht  'time, when the^ are breeding',, ���������to see  one of these ' plucky litllo thap-i  mercilessly following, i eAmg" and  diiviiig away a-gieai/ biid" ol prey a  do'-en times" its *\?e. \A merchant  who Wcis camping  out on -the Lhelsoa  Hills, (fsay.s  a.I.axliine  coi re.snondoiit,.-  lelu iu',d. that, ihe  kingbird  is  not .tlie"  only  :-mall  bird  bold enough     to   at7  tack  and drive away<j;the  robbers   of  the  aii". _ A     ' ( v   _ -  -The man-was apprevhing   a- farmyard   one  tnoiuiiig'   lor   his    supply   of  imlU,   when  a" commotion   among the  'poultry-  diew     his attention     to ���������-��������� a  large hen-h.awk     \\hich   '\va<     sailing  aw ay i,wilh   a   good-si ed tchicken      in  ���������lis   talons        '1 ho  poor  old  hi'iV    was  (doing   its   hot   Io, prevent  the   "laid.  WHh   much   st|.lulling   she   ran     along  and  tried  to   uye hoi   cKinisy-winys /m  fiight afttr, the. thiel.,    "        -  ���������     ������������������ \  ���������  ,;.I ust.as  the hawk rose ,'to ,t he levek  of   the  U'ootops  a. "i obin.A^ hich    hjtd  l.cn idem ly   been, takii'ig ' mr-ns'L^o'-y    to,  a^isl   the hen mother,  spi ang fiv-ni  ������:  limh'riglil   atop of the hawk,-   with a  -slu ill cry of i aye.    So fiercely c'icl,the  camu   rotlbreast   use   its - sturdy *. bill  'upon the hawk's back, at times   c\ oii  a-ightiig   upon   it "to   peck   to   better  -advantage,  that aftc 'a cco.od  ili.al of  manoeuvring.',finding it/ impossible* lo  'esfapc this persistent  foe,  it dropped  its  prey   and   turned  upon  the  inbin.  But the brave lit tie, bird  . was Iw no,  means      fighting   for   li^htin^'s     sake,  and as-soon  as the .chicken  had'boon  restored   to >its-    mother  darted  hack  jto.its   ti'.ce,  and began a song  of rejoicing.  'After   the "labors   and   toils   of . the  summer     time,   ' and     harvesting   of  crops  in  the ,early,'autumn,   many of  our   farmers, 'their   wives,   daughters  and   sons,   find   themselves   in  a  con- ;  dition of    health-}   demanding careful  attention if suffering"' is  to  be avoid- >  ed later on.   Many experience kidney'  trouble of some i'orni ;  with some the y  liver is  torpid;' there,    is biliousness, <���������  nausea  and  vomiting, ' with   loss    ,01*'  appetite' and     depression    of spirits."  Thousands'who have been exposed to  cold, damp winds and* rains, now feel  the^ twinges< of  terrible  rheumatism ;  others  rundown   by  worry,   overwork  and  irregular  dieting,   are tormented  >  with  the pangs of dyspepsia."  ., Toothe thousands of rundown,vsick-./  ly, and half-dead men  and women  in  farm  homes we* recommend with    alA  honesty^ and '-confidence 1 the(" worker's''  friend, Paine's Celery Compound, the,,  only medicine  that can"'quickly    and  fully  restore t s'trength, to" the -weak '  body    ������md    vigor    to "the    muscles.,  Paine'vS Celery  Compound tones 'the   ���������  stomach;/ it. removes,,'poisonous acids  from1 the  blood  which cause (rlieuraa-,''  tism.wit .feeds the'weak and-^diseased'  nerves' and'   banishes    neuralgic tor-"- ���������-  lures; it-purifies'the blqod*'and gives' "  true vitality and- life.'.,; The , use  ofL  Paine's-Celery  Compound in  autumn ���������'  means   the  establishing   of   a  perfect  -physical  vigor -to  withstand   the  rigors of a severe- winter. ",  ,    r'<   '       ^'.  \   ~    -  t,     -    - ..���������-   - ���������    -  , An obedient 'nvife is the real power  behi'nd   the "domestic   throne.'- - -.>���������-  Somo  Inenien  wire-pullers    are* telegraph,  and 'some-.are "politicians.  Hinarft's - Linmenti Cnres, DistomperJ,,'.  .,Tt is  that a  nice  difficult-to  persuade  man   is...ajiar -when  things about you.   ^  yourself  he  say.s  J   .-1>  ->.."-  .-*< ^ ,. - , *    , > .���������    "_. ���������  i^aith-cure     physicians .   are     wis'e"  guy?.1', They expect their"- patients ''to  faith- and cure themselves  furnish, the  JINGLES  AND .JESTS.  I'm  The  ana:  tndv  re   lor  tli  i-Hl'.e.  .���������   bullrooj  'JiesseO' .        '    '       ���������  in tho laiost decollete etj le,  \i'hen a ckislune: j ount" hoau.  'I'he proorl  looking   dedo.  Stepped  up to  licr bide Willi a smile,  W'll."J  BUTTER EATERS ;^  Are Particular and Critical.  'My  Miss  Giraffe,'    sa.d   In.-,   with  a  it the ball".  d sa r  how.  "You're the fairest of maids  And yet wi youi   neck  Should grow  lonRor u speck  You would need to wear nothing: at all  In   tlie-   Drj-ji   to  Come.  The quick puff. puff, puff of an automobile was hoard in the back alley.  And Iheu a plaintive, long drawn out  voice pealed through the air  'Ra-a-d-a-ags 'u' ole i-un  i"  Under   False   Colore.  "And you-say he was no true son of  Kentucky?'!  "No, sah! The pa pah says he died of  watah on the "brain, lie was an im-  postah, sahl"-  Forenljflit  and   Aniliraelte.  He'dabbled in stocks and won, ..'.  For he was a lucky, feller.  Not only did he make his'pile.  But he has it in his cellar.  In the large majority of homes,  cpnsumers of butterA0id and young���������  ..arc., particular about the, color of  butter placed before them.- Whitish  dr imperfectly Sf colored butter does  not attract the eye or tempt the  taste. 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"    In his fury  Bert' Moore called  the
.wrath of tieaven down upon the Boa-
consville'    Dramatic    society,    which
1 alone, .seemed    responsible    for ' the
'misery which had overtaken him. and
when he had exhausted^his supply of
i anathemas  he' buried his face in  his
< ,     i . a
hands and reviewed the "whole wretched .business. ' ' *" '
'Bess Ainswortb and he had been engaged for a 'year when the, Dramatic,
', society was' formed.' and the pretty little cottage which was to be their home
was almost paid for. when "Lorna; or.
Alone In New York," was produced at
the, Beaconsville Opera  House before
"a   -large.'   cultured   and   appreciative
"audience," as The Weekly Clarion described it.   Bess' vivacity ,and nielodi-
���'���ous-voice,'together'with a faint* trace
,of natural dramatic ability,'had' fairly
: captured' the    house. u Again   quoting
Tbe Weekly Clarion: "The role of Lor"
had an opening in view for her. holding off the truth until the 10th. when
he laid the proposition before her. Of
course, if she were going on the stage
she must do it in tho most romantic,
fashion. She should run away, and
the papers would ring with her story.
It was the only way. .       c
They   left   the1 next , morning.   Bes��
sobbing and laughing together at 'the
(last moment on her, aunt's shoulder
and leaving a hysterical message, for
Bert.' W'hen she'wns'famous. he should
/come to her in New York���Paris perhaps���and they would be married and
live happy ever after.   Bert listened to'
the message grimly, said some bitter
things to the now thoroughly 'frightened-aunt and stormed back to his stuffy
shop.,  ' '      '    ���'' V   ti   ' "'
Of one thing he was convinced���Bess
cared nothing for the crafty Burnside.
And with Burnside it wras Bess and
her' money as"a bait for the manager.
Bert knew this somehow, (though ' he
had-never seen a line ,of the correspondence between .Burnside and the
manager. His little sweetheart's head
was turned, but her heart was loyal to
hha.        ' '  r    * ,'
And, having thus' settled the question
in" his'own mind, Bert was quick to
act. Trains to Morgan? Just one a
day, and the. runaways had boarded-
that. Livery rig? A fierce storm had
arisen, the" first of >the, year; and the
phlegmatic proprietor ol^ the- Palace
stables, refused to "rent' a, team. Good
horseflesh .was' not'to be risked in the
, face of .such. a> storm v   .'    '   -
Bert was!, desperate.   He rushed ' up
.the street, and,the,keen wind from the
east struck.him full in the face.   With,
it came an idea���he would skate up the,
river' to Morgan:' The "furious eastern *
gale would fairly carry, bini-to fhis beloved.,    ��� \ - , ''
but also of glass covered with lead ou
the back. '
A  L��AD  LETTER  LAW.
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' *HEY.-L"EFT 3JKSS SOIJBTXG AND XiAt7GHTNG
��� {   i   TOGETHER ON llElt AUNT'S SHOULDEB. '
'? na.-1 could   not  be Imp roved -vupo'ni   It��
interpretation by! Beaeonsville's I>eru:
hafdt was a' surprise even to her most
j ardent admirers."        ..,   *,     '   -    , ��� '
.'    The sensation produced by his sweetheart filled .Bert's mind  with uneasiness a nd^stifled his-pride in her accomplishments.   It filled' the niind^ of T.
'    Ha'worth  Burnside witli'new schemes
' and ambitions.'
T,  Hawortb  Burnside's "card in the
dramatic   papers  announced   that   he
was "at. liberty."   They  did  not add
that the company with which he had
��� opened   the   season- had   stranded   at
s Morgan, the county seat, twenty miles
from Beaconsville.   Those of its members  "who   had   the   fare   to   Chicago
counted' themselves blessed and started   at   once   for  the   midwest   haven.
Those who lacked tbe price. Burnside
among them, fell back'upon their wits
vand wrote to their nearest friends for
assistance.       '- '
It was just at this time that tk��
Beaconsville Dramatic society had determined s to produce' "Lorna." Burnside, with -well^ feigned reluctance,
agreed^to postpone his engagement
with a Chicago stock company to
coach tho amateur Thespians of Beaconsville. This would pay his board
a few weeks, and then perhaps something better might turn up.
The inspiration came with Bess
Ainsworth's success. He again.postponed his start for Chicago und cultivated the acquaintance of his "star"
aud her unsophisticated aunt. He
fascinated them with his experiences
on the road and his acquaintance with
great men and women of his profession and kept Bess well supplied with
dramatic publications* He coached her
so assiduously that she had no time for
walks through the autumn woods with
Bert or for long talks in the front
room, with its embroidered tidies a nd
wax fruit. She lost Interest in the
pile of household linen which had
been slowly gathering for a year, and
when Bert talked about the little cottage she replied with quotations from
Shakespeare.
In the meantime Burnside had written to the manager of a repertory
company headed toward Morgan as
follower
If you can make room In your company
for a good lightycomedian.and an ingenue,
I can fill the bill for you. You know me.
The girl is a darned pretty amateur, a
bit gawky, but Is Improving under coaching, and she's got a tidy bit of money,
\vhich would come In handy if we struck
hard lines up in Wisconsin. Let me hear
from you.
And from the manager came this:
Never mind if she is a bit gawky if she
has the dough. Grey has been playing-,
light comedies for me, but as he's been
hitting the pipe again I'll give him two
weeks' notice, and you and the girl join
us at Morgan. We play there one nighti
the 17th. I
Burnside naturally did not read the
letter to  Bess.     He told  her that.he
- Three hours later a strange i figure,'*r
������swathed in" a "fur coat edged with small
icicle's and hung"with sleet', staggered
into the Ashland hotel at Morgan. *.; <
, "Ms Miss Bess Ainswortb stopping
here?" came to the clerk in gasping,
tones." 'The astonished man'nodded. '
"I wantrto seo her right away."
"> t He .strode up to therparlor,,and when
Bess .entered  he stood  shivering, arid'
haggard in the'aim light.      '   -        t,
,   "Bert"���  she  exclaimed; then- stopped awkwardly. A    ,   *  ��� ''���    -
He seized her hands.'   .    ���_      '_    '
\"I  bad to'conie,  Bess, (to save you
from ��� a' \Jife 't you Avould  hate. ���' I've���
I've risked my life to do it, Bess,|and
you ' won't- refuse>r to -go   backi^ with-
���me?"--    '   -' * '   t  \ '' '     , A "   ->'
1   She   hesitated/-then / gtretched ../out
both hands.   .   v,    ,~7V > , <' J
"Bert, dear. I'm���glad���you came."
^But it ,was not until, they, had been
hurriedly married by the nearest justice and had taken apartments at a hotel far removed from the stopping
place of the Empire"Comedy company
that Jtess opened her heart to her'nus-
'Gand. \" ,
"Oh, Bert, it wasn't at all what I expected! We had a rehearsal the first
thing. The"1 girls whispered and made
fun of the way I read my: lines. That
��� horrid manager���h-hugged me��� Oh.
Bert, don't look like that! I { "**
right away from him, and I heart. _^>
of the men say that Burnside had
found another easy mark. Now, what
did he mean by that?"
"I'm sure I can't/imagine." answered Bert, with well assumed innocence,
but'a few .minutes later he asked in
the most casual way whether she bad
given Burnside her money to take care
of-'
"Oh, no!" she replied. "Aunt told
me to be sure to sew it in my underskirt pocket. I just lent him enough
for our fare and to < get his wardrobe
out of the express office."
"Express office is good," murmured
Bert under his1 breatji, then aloud:
"Never mind, little woman. We can
afford to lose that ten times over. The
gale saved my railroad fare, too, ;you
know."
, Spoiling n. Joke.
That proverbial 'densoness attributed
io the Englishman m the presence of a
joke or a funny story was well exemplified in a yarn ,spun by Nat Good-
win. ^'he'actor said that while in England he was entertaining'a "party of
London friends���exceptionally 'clever
fellows.' (oo. as Englishmen go���in a
cute near .the Duke of ��� York's theaier
Assuming a( reckless and despondeni
sort ot" air'and manner. Goodwin sud
deuly, remarked: "Well, boys. wine,
women and song are ruining me, that's
certain. I've got to reform. 'I'm goinu
to begin at once, and in order to do so
Lave decided lo give up singing.','
" "f was an old joke." said (loodwin.
"hut I thought,the Englishmen might
think1 it avas funny. But they never
cracked a smile." '   '
'After'(roodwin bad gone to his hotel
one of the party turned to a companion
and said: "1 say. lt'srlunny about
(ioodwin. don't voti know. If he wants
to reform, why don't he stop drinking?
Conceited ass. too. don't you know, for
he really can't sing'a little bit."���New
"^ork Times.   1    ��� ���
it'tire   Oiflt" Tree.
t    '   A    Mini
If an aroriv.be suspended by it piece
of thread' within  half an  inch of  the ,  ..,,..,-
surf.'M-e of some water contained  up a I aodos  willm'  to  hght  for/him   what
you gom'^to do about it.''"   ,   '
"���Jl'Iiy It Is* TI.hs r�� a. fcrtalxi Town Ii
tlie   Sa>uf h\i e��t. "
' "I happened lo be laid over at a'tow/'.
In the southwest." said the traveler,
yand ^as' I \Valked about'the streeth
I noticed dozens of hogs wallowing m
the mud or sleeping on the sidewall-s.
When .1 finally came across the ,citj
marshal,rI mentioned this fact and j..sk
ed him, why the animals were'not le-
straincd.       - (
" 'AVaal. I believe thar is a law to,do
it,' he slowly replied.    , '.
" 'And why isirt the law enforced?'
" 'It's left to me. and I can't skassly
s^e my way clear.' - A'
-"'���.But there are the hogs, and thoie
is the law.'     ! <
" 'Yes, but thar's something else'
"I Avas about to ask him what it was
when (a  dog came along and pitcnod
'into a hog fresh from a roll iu;the mud.
' and tho��porker uttered a loud squeal as
(the sharp teeth  nipped his  leg.    r-"he
v squeal  had  not yet'died away  when
fifty men, each with a gun in his hand,
came running out,of  houses; saloons
and stores and looked for somebody to
shoot. ',-'.> ,
"'You see,' said the marshal as;th��;
'crowd broke up and scattered, 'thar's-'
the   law ,and .thar's   the 'uawgs, 'but
when every'man in town owns a hawg
THE MYSTERIOUS TUMBLER
'hyacinth glass and so permitted to iv-
, main 'without being disturbed, it will
in a. few months hurstAind throw'a
root' down i into' the.v water and'shoot
uiiward its straight 'and- tapering stem,
nilli.beautiful little green leaves. f_
* A youugtoak tree-growing'in this
wa'.v, isa^vrry iiit(��rostmg object."- A
chestnut may be. treated in  the same
M. QUAD.
j Fonxid   a  Contcniiiorary. ' ,
/T had got out my first book," said
'a Philadelphia . author, "and ' it''"'had
passed the ;critics and brought, me
fame, when I took a trip into the inte-
rior of the'sta'te. . I*was at a private
A    Sinu.le   Triofc ' TImt   May   Be   Per-
,       CoruiiMl l>y Any IJoy or Gii'l.'
The boy or girl who can perform a
clever .feat in magic or make a neat
experiment in physics is always considered an acquisition to a company
.and is popular accordingly. Besides,,
the, performance   of   the   feat   or  tbe<
f r
-making of the experiment is sure to*
give the boy himself a good deal of.',
pleasuie.    '   ,      ^ ' '
> Here' is a  little 'experiment  that ;is\
mysterious enough  to, th'ose that witness it to seem like magic, and yet it-
"simply   is   an   illustration   of   a   well,
known principle of natural philosophy*
All you need to make the'experiment '
is a "marble toprtab,le,'such us 'may be
found in 'any parlor or sitting room;' a.
glass tumbler,and a,piece of candle.
You first put under the two legs' at
one end .of the table thin wedges of
wood or paper.',to give the table a
yory slight incline, in the'direction/of ,'
the other end. if 4 you ,wish to uiake
the feat all the, more mysterious,^youA
should put tbe weages under the legs
when the company'isuot looking.';'   A
I Now take a plain-glass tumbler and
moisten the rim carefully so that 4he-,'
water wilbsticksto it or at least enough
:M
>&
���,"- y
.mrniner.    The water must We .cluingod j 1,ouse when the.editor bt -a weekly pa
"suflicientlv, often to-afford these-tn-cs
the necessaiy,quantity of nourishment
from the mattei coutained writ...        ,,
,., ���; *��� \' ��� - - -���     a   * j   <
per called upon' me "and spokev of my
'book in flatteringrterms and added:'
"'And'"now I want'to meet.;another
great 'Pennsylvania genius���one" whom
the'world will soon be talking about.' .'
"'AVhat'has he written?' I asked. ;' ,
I " 'Oh, he's not' a writer, but an inventor���has just invented'the grandest
tliiiigibf theHcentury land" is-as modest
about it as you are over1 your1'book.', ,L '.
"'"And Avhat is it,<,please?' '
'"'Sir.  he has invented "a  wire-nose
tj iTliOiIJrHve   RoMiin.    .
- Tlie/ most  singular   instance   that   1
liave- known of" a  robin's fearlessness i
uas the kind of. military instinct winch
some  years ago  led   a   pair  to1 make
their  nest at the hack  of a  target at I
Aldtyshot.    , It    was   in   the   shooting i
r.Migr of. the  Fourth .battalion of  the , .      .        ��� ..
..   T.' +,     -..' . ��� .       .    t/^,    ��� piece to prevent a-hog from rooting up
.M-itieth  ribes. aim the colon*1! of  the,*, .,    -,-.,���    ';       ,  ��������� , <*,
.   ^ ,,        ,    -   .      ^     >                 the soil, and. Ill not only show you the
ro;i'n.':it  told   me off it - at   the  time.     ... ,���'. ..-..^-���_A ,_.._ ��,.,.��� !. .,	
'!'l>r little pair, paid not'the least attention 4o thc.shhts thundering on the
tarart jt'��t at (lie,hack of their nest
The soldiers wrre^'aroful not to med-V>
dlr with them. a:id.the young "brood
'hatchVd and were brought up" in safe*
Coriihitl   ^ J'"'    ,      ��A *
man himself,' but hot less than a dozen,
Kogs standing around" a ndSvonde'ring
what in blazes has got into the rooting
'_, business.'"   '        A       ' "       -'   fl
lv 	
If a'cat has fits, give iii its .milk a
-piece'of, copperas-the1 size of a   pea
One dose will usually be' sufficient.
., ,'.     . Fine  Sarcasm.   . ",    ,
, "You. ^boyl" exclaimed >the, colored-
woman. '','What is", you' gwiiieter'do'
wif dat^watermillion?"    '    >, ,;<. ,   .
The/urohin' looked ,surprised" for, a
moment, thou grieved and, then,* scorn-
j ful.' Placing his burden,of sweetness
1  ' "  "' | on" the curbstone, he replied":    . " . .   *
Diamond.*. " |     "I/ze gwinter git a- can  o'  vahnisb
It" is said that diamonds���especially an'"'vahnisb it Den I'ze gwineter git
the class known as "rose diamonds''��� a yahd o' red, rilsbon an' tie aroun' it
are likely-to explode if subjected only an' hang it to de chandelier in de pah-
to what'would seem a very ordinary lor fob a ornament, so's we kin look at
degree of heat, such as strong rays it an', enjoy ourse'fs while we's eatin'
from the sun.        >
\    <L
hardtack!"'���Washington Star.
' Cnte. -
S^e held him in'the hollow of her hand:
His admiration ot it made him1 simple
This hollow of her hand, you understand.
Was just a most entrancing Utile dim-
f    P'e.
s     31INH.        c      -
"Why did you maiiy him for love,?"
. "Itecause the poor fellow had nothing else."
Mirrors.
A historian has it that as early as
four centuries before Christ metal mir-
lors were in such common use among
the Romans that any maidservant
could have as many "as she could hang
at her girdle, which probably accounts
Tor the fact that they gradually fell
Into desuetude among ladies of the
higher classes and led to the introduction of substitutes. It is hardly to be
supposed, however, that it was this
fact which induced some Ingenious per-
eoh so to cut and burnish the inside of
drinking cups as to reflect the face of
the drinker many times in a highly
warning manner.
Iu -.-'addition to the small hand mirrors which it used to be the - particular duty of some unfortunate young
slave to hold before her mistress, there
were panels of stone set in the walls
and so highly polished as to serve as
.mirrors. It was this use. of dark
stone that/ifirst suggested the use of
glass for reflecting. purposes, which,
according to Pliny, was first manufactured at the glass works of a gentleman named Sidon. Black glass was
first used;.afterward clear glass with
black foil on the back replaced it.
Pliny tells us ali about this, and from
this time oh no mention is made of
glass mirrors until the thirteenth century, when a Franciscan monk, Johannes Peckham. speaks of mirrors,
not only of polished marble and steel,-
PoUIng  It  Gently.
'What do you think of her voice?"
"I try not to think of it."
The VnoMtlon  Face.
That look of  vague  unrett.
Of anxious hesitation.
How, many, many faces wear,
Whose   worried   owners   don't   know
whc-:e i
To flee for their vacation!
He   Sot   It  All   Right.
Bill Collcricr��� You say you intend to ,
pay this bill home time.   Can't you set
a certain day? i ^
Lawyer Furst���Yes; Judgment day.    I
What JMnprwoitj- \H Like.
"Pingpong," said the lady in the golfing skirt, 'Ms just like golf."
"It is just like tennis," declared the
lady in the linen suit.
"You're both wrong," observed the
heavy set gentleman who was wiping
his brow and breathing -with evident
effort. "It's just like hard work."���Indianapolis Naws. ' -'
MAKING THE TUMBLER MOVE.
;oMt to make a thin coating'of mois-j
ture/- Place ''the"tumbler,   rim-down,,
on  jtii'e' end   of. the  ta tile " where ,'Lthe. ,\
wedges are,1 anil it* will not move! for-'
the*incline/'if you, have'not, ma'deAh'e * ���
'" v/edges. too'(thick,   will   not (be J great ���;
enoiigh-'tOnmake theltumbler move-by"
""gravity."    i^;'^-. -       ,���-   . ' A*:  ,A''
" But you are~g6ing to make the turn-;-__
bier move of.itself so that it williseena
to do sp,by "some" magical* power.    To
do this1 light tlie piece .of candle and '
hold   it' near the "tumbler-for  a  few-
moments.    The vheat from" the candle
will cause the air in the tumbler to ex-    ,
pand. and this expansion will have the
effect of raising the tumbler just a little from the" smooth marble.    The air
cannot escape,   however,   because the- >
water around the rim of the tumbler- '
keeps it in.' ��� ^
Then the tumbler will begin*to. move-   '
slowly along the marble top,  for the. t
slight elevation that the expanded air
has given it .makes it now rest on'a,  '
thin  layer of moisture,  and it glides-
down the incline by the force of gravity.
" f,��- 1,ilv i
.*���-
e . * &jyy&
S /
A Two  Story  Neat.
t A ��.very  curious   bird's  nest Is pre-'
served at Salem, iu Massachusetts, in,
which   state  the   novelty   was   found.,
The story of the nest is very interest-
Utterly  Heartier)*. <
"So you never talk about people behind their backs."
"Xo." answered the woman, with a
grim expression.   "If I know anything I   ing.
.��������.!���i.  i,t  *_���_...!   . -,         Tne   0QW   DUntjng   0f   that   sectioQi
never builds a nest, but the female bird
lays   her  eggs in  tbe  uests  of  those-
which would annoy a friend, I always
tell it in her presence. I wouldn't miss
seeing her 'embarrassment for anything."���Town Topics.
The   Brlgrht   Pronpect-
Oh. believers,.
Why you lookin' prum?
No matter fer de good things gone,
De Ites' is yit ter come!
Other  People'*   Flesh.
"There's nothing like plenty of exercise to reduce one's weight."
"But there's Skorcher. The more exercise he takes the more he runs into
.flesh."
"What exercise does he take?"
"Automobiling."���Philadelphia Press.
Prompt   Reply.
"My comic opera doesn't take."
The author s>aid,  with an inward acha.
"Toll me, wh?it does the'..music lack?''
And echo ajiswered. "Music claQue!"
A   Paint   Cleaner.
Tea leaves are useful for other things
besides brushing floors. When they are
a few days old, pour boiliuy water over
them, leaving, them till nearly cold.
Then strain the water and use it for
Overheard   In   Brooklyn.
��� Dorothy���Do confide in me. ^Isabel,
the method of Mr. Tillington's proposal
to you!;
.. Isabel���-Dorothy,''I dare not; it is so
thrillingly interesting that you couldn't
resist'telling it to somebodj' else.������
Brooklyn Life. ���
washing paint,
quite easily.
It takes off the stains
Coal Production/of tlie "Worltt.
Tlie world produces 650,000,GOO
tons of coal a year. Two-thirds of
this-is. dug: in the United States and
Great  Britain.
Widow's  "Wish.
Young   Widow���I   wish   yoa   "W
wealthy.
Singleton���"Why?
Young Widow���I need the money.
Auy tiling' to Oblige.
Hired Girl-(aboutto leave)���Mrs. Mc
James, can yez give me a recommen
da tion?
Late  Mistress���No, but I will.
I Wronsred.- >. .
���     Lucille���-But he .has no imagination.
1     Hortense���He hasn't?   That's where
I you wrong him/ Why, he thinks there
are fully a dozen girls in this town who
have hearts that he broke all to pieces.
���Chicago Record-Herald. ���   ���
The    First    Anto.
The first of .horseless carriages
Is quite a famous tale.
For Jonah had a three day ride
Whose rcotor power was whale.
birds which  feed their  youngc on insects.    In the case in question a cow
bunting left an egg in the nest of a
sparrow, in which was one egg of the*
latter.    -When   the  sparrow   returned,
she  saw  that  an   intruder   had   been?
there.    She remembered that she had
one egg,and no more, and there before
her were two.   What was to be done?
She consulted with her mate, and tinal-
ly   they   hit   upon   a   plan   of   action*
They built a bridge of straw and hair
directly over the two eggs, making a
second   story   in   the   home  and   thus-
leaving the two eggs below out of the-
reach of the warmth of her body.    In.
the upper apartment she laid four eggs
and raised.her brood.    When the sparrows left the nest, it was taken down,
with the two eggs still in it, and preserved as a curiosity.
A   I.PHson   In   EtiqoeltP.
The'Caller���You are never naughtyv
are yon?
Margery���Well, I shouldn't think
ybu'd ask me that, Mamma says it
isn't good manners to hurt people's
feelings.
Occasionally.
'Yes; they are married at last. It
was a long time before she "accepted
him."
"Well, perseverance overcomes obstacles."
"Yes. and sometimes it wishes it
hndn't."-
Effcct of Frtiit  on the   Stomueli.
The malic acid of ripe apples, either
raw or cooked, will neutralize any excess of chalky matter engendered by
eating too much meat. It it also the
fact that such fresh fruits as the apple,,
the pear and tlie plum, when taken
ripe and without sugar, diminish acid-,
ity in the stomach rather than provoke
it Their vegetable sauces and juices
are converted into alkaline carbonates,
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Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  ������������������iimi ii  ran It ���������  ��������� r  Ifc.  *     ^  I  >->\  <? 0<J>C^O^O-?>000<������'00*0<>C^O^OOO^  o  o  o  o  ���������  o.  ���������  o  o  o  o,  o  o  ,���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  HER  By VENA KENNSDY   WILSON  ,    CnpyrujhU J901, by V. K. 'IVUsoh  rui  all  1   must  right  an"  an'  I  thought you  might  but   it  have   the  climbed  Ushered  live  into  It's  purty  ain't  hurt uny.  money, an'���������an'  take it back."  "Give me your name and address."  he said, "and I will call tomorrow and  look at it. 1 will tell you then what 1  can do." Uis eyes held a smile that  was not amusement or contempt, but a  combination of incredulity and joy  that made the undei-clerk wonder.  The next afternoon lie  flights of stairs and was  the room with the rug.  Its flaunting colors, the glaring ���������ohro-  mos, the table with the installment  plan album, the few . wooden ���������. chairs  and the old cane rocker, even the one  little scarlet geranium, were noted in  a. single glance. But he looked at the  old woman's face long and steadily. It  was such a battered old face, as though  time, sorrow and privation had fought  out their desperate battle there and  left each time traces to tell the tale.  "It's a party rug," was what she  said.  "You don't want to give up the rug.  Why do you do so?"  She'clutched'nervously at her apron  and shrank within herself before the  man who seemed to fill the room with  his dominant, forceful personality. He  was so strong, young, wrell groomed,  that'she felt suddenly old, weak and  helpless before him.  ' ���������o^o^oOo^ooo������^o*o<-o^io^oOo<>  "Are you sure, madam, you bought  'nothing in tlie upholstery department  on Thursday?'     ��������� ���������'.  "Yes, I am sure."  "Then this receipt for $3.29 was given you for a live dollar deposit?"  ' "Yes; it must have been. , I was here  Thursday, and paid -?3 on a rug. and  ��������� when 1 got home I found the receipt  was for $3.29."* ' ',  '    "Well." just take a chair, and I will  look it up." ,       -������  \ '    i  The head  of  the  department went  through a pile of papers b, of ore him.  A faintly amused contemptuous glance  An his eye told,the underclerk.that he  tui(J branded her story "another'lie."  - In. a few minutes he turned to her  juhI said courteously, but coldly:  "Strange; our slip says $5. Now, I  will give you a ..duplicate receipt. 1  will keep the receipt'you gave me for  the $3.29: It is of no value to you.''  looking her 'in the eye.  "No;.oh. no! Of course not.1* Thank  you! I���������I���������knew 1.had paid the $."������."<������  / After she had left he .took his way  with a smile to the upholstering department. Wwen' -'he returned, the  smile was^almost a sneer. -  "YvellV" said the uuderclerk. with a  laugh. ,   , (  "Same,.old thing,"   he said  wearily.  "The   receipt   was   given   for   goods  bought by her Thursday.    She has-hist  or mislaid'her receipt for the $5 and.  '. judging, us by herself, was afraid we-  would donys receiving it. so hatched up  ( that lie. "Ily heavens, <l believe a woman would lie her soul away to save a  . dollar!" , '  The other man cliuckled. ,   y  "You   think - it   is   funny.     Well.   I  don't.' y  Air hour later he turned to his clerk  again: ( '   ���������  '.'Five more women: five more lies: a  good record for,an hour."  A woman stood, beside him, and as  his-eyes scanned her quickly he smiled  involuntarily.  She was, not shabbily genteel, but  shabbily grotesque., The skimpy cape,  the threadbare waist, the beflowere'd  bonnet and. ill hanging skirt were of all  colors and materials: They were alike  bury in cleanliness.    .  She. raised her sharp brown eyes,  hesitated and smiled a little tremu-  Iously, showing gums entirely devoid  of teeth. < Then straightening herself  up she said slowly:  "I've come to see if you'd take a rug  back."        ...   "    .  "What is the matter with the rus?"  "Nothin', only I don't want it."  "How long have you had it? A couple  of days, I suppose," ironically.  "No, I've had it purty near two  month." "  "But you have not used It. of course."  "Well, it's boen ou the floor all the  time, but I only set there when I have  company, an' I don't have company  very often," this a' little apologetically.  "It's a purty rug an' I like it, hut 1  want to send it back."  "Why did you buy it, if you didn't  want it?" he asked bluntly.  "I  do want it,  but���������but I've got to  have some money an' I can't get it unless I can send the rug back."  "How much was it?"    ' '  " 'Leven dollars an' forty cents," she  answered dejectedly.  "Are you sure there is nothing wrong  with the rug?" he asked in an insinuating voice. "If it is crooked or off color  or not as represented, I may be able  to do something for you."  "No," emphatically, but sorrowfully,  "there  aiu't   nothin'   wrong   with   the  "Excuse me." he said kindly., "I had  no thoughts of prying into your business. I only want to help you out of  tliis if I can."        /  "I know. I know." she s-iid quickly,  "an' you're good���������good. You'll'think  mo a silly old woman, but I can't bea:  to disappoint him. Nigh thirty years!.  It's a long time, an' we've both got,  old an' ugly', but our hearts is just tlu-  hadn't said it almost ,the  wouldn't care, so much,  said , he.  You've  ���������an'--now  same. If he  last nv.ivi. I  but. -Molly.'  your teeth.  i::outh.    'An'-  'be   careful- of  such    a    purtv  at all.  years'.  1 :*:\'t no teeth  siu* him a-c-omin' after all these  It's a long time to be In prison.  an' that's why I want the rug. 'cause  it's md bright an'���������cheerful. an' he hain't  seen nothin'' very cheerful all these  years', but���������but 1 must have the'teeth.  lr had the money for them/ too. .but  they'll only send him to Cincinnati,  where he went up .from, so I'll "have  to send the money for the rest of the  way. 1' must have the teeth."' wringing her hands unconsciously while the  sunken lips quivered, and the t'carSj  trickled dowu the yellow* cheeks.' "1  must, hav*?-tlie teeth���������an'���������an* I don't  know what to do. . -   ,    ���������  ' "They sent him up for lift? years.  It's a longtime for killin' a"man,that  egged him on to doin', it. an' he .was  young an' hot headed then.- ' We'd  only been married four year, an' we  was jus' gettin' a nice little start,-b,ut,"  with a dry sob. "I know it.seems silly  to .you foran old'woman to care bow  she looks, but it's for him; it's to please  Iii ml" A ''      .  The man walked quickly-to the win-'  * '    t  dOW.   .  '      . , '    '       ������      '  A woman true'for, thirty1 years! A  woman who would uot lic'./A\ woman  whose love hucl grown with suffering!  A woman'with 'clear brown-eyes like-  He bowed his head in his hand a moment, and wlidi die raised it the light  of joy that shone through the niisi was  like the sun behind an' April cloud.   -  "Y\'e can't take back the rug." he'said."  "but here," quickly writing on,his card,  "is the' address of my dentist. Go to  him. Lie will make,your teeth', and I  will stand,good for'them. Now promise nfe that you will go"today." '  "No. no,"- she said, breaking into  tears. "I ain't nothin' to you an' I  can't let you do that.' God bless'you!  I- ain't   never   taken   nothin'   yet   but  or where are the places of. the audience, which'has to "pay a little money  before they are permitted to regard  the elevens. Now the bailer sends a  ball, the batter who is standing before  the wicket has to send it abroad. If  the ball knocks down^the wickets, the  bailer anil the backstop make their  runs." etc.  But ,the gpnr.of the article is the  moral reflection made at the end of it  by the juA'enile essayist: "When- they  are thirsty." they go into the tents to  drink a glass, of brandy., then' they  are drunk, a nil their parents' scolds;  poor boys. I would not allow my children to play such a stupid game."  o  ���������  *  JI fi\  By  CECILY   AJiLEU  what I earned. I wouldn't^fec! honest  in doin' this, for I wuscnlt tryi n'_ to' get  help, only to have the rug taken back."  "You must." be* said (irmly. "You  can, pay me'back;'you can pay, it a little, at a time. ' YS'i 11 you be generous  <and do this ro> please mo?',' And he  looked  into her face  with  a  winning  smile. '      '"'A,   'A  - "God is good,',' she answered brokenly, the weary old face lighting .with a  'great joy. - "I know you' mean'.what  you say, an' I'll, pay" you every cent  jus' as soon as I' can. You don't know  what this means to me," breaking into  helpless sobs, "for���������for I want to look  as good as lean for John."  That evening a girl with clear brown  eyes sat with hands folded listlessly in  her lap, her lips in wistful curve.' Suddenly she started, a flush came to her  cheeks, a'warm light to her eye's. With  a cry of joy she sprang to her feet and  held out her hands to him. With no  words he caught her to him and kissed  her with a passion of love; then, putting his hand under her chin, he held  her face so he could look into her eyes  and said slowly:  "If I was set* to prison for. .thirty  years, would you love me, be true/to  me and kiss me after those thirty  years with the same gladness you do  now?"  "I don't know," she answered hesitatingly. ,  "You don't know?"  "No. How could I? I love you so  much' 1 think I could love you always.  Rut how can I tell? Oh." her face  flushing scarlet, "what am I "saying?  I am telling you I love you, and���������you  have never yet said you loved me. And  you cannot or you wouldn't have left  me for a month with no word, even to  tell me why."  "You know I love you. though." he  said���������"love you so much I Was afraid  of it. And I am happier to hear you  say that you can't tell whether you  would be true to uie or not than for an  assurance to come tripping off your  tongue. It wasn't you. darling, but  your sex. that has almost robbed me  of my happiness. But one little-old  ���������woman has redeemed all your sex .for  you and brought me'to you again. For  God's sake, never lie to me. Cleta!"  She looked at him with tender womanly pity.  "Poor boy!" she said softly. "You  have seen the one side so long you for?  get how many sides tliere are to an octagon. Because from millions of women a few hundred come to you with  lies on their lips must you condemn  all womankind? ,No, no, my dear; you  must not condemn women, for every  noble man is mostly what his mother  has made him. While women have  their weaknesses, they are"���������  "The light of man's life!" he cried.  Cricket  as SUc  Saw It.  A German schoolgirl thus describes  the English game of cricket: "It is very  good for the exercising of the limbs,  besides they learn to obey orders and  not to quarrel. The cricket court consists of a great lawn and a little tents,  where the  players  repose themselves  StrmiR-e Me::.������' of - Feminine .Beauty.  Art African beauty must havo small  eyes, thick lips, a large, flat nose and  a skill beautifully black-' - In New  Guinea,,tlu������  nose  is  perforated   and' a  'large, piece of wood or bone inserted.  On the northwestVoast ol" America an  incision more'than two inches long is  made in the lower rp.and then tilled  with a wooden' plug. Mr Guinea the>  lips are p:erced with thorns, the head  ,of  the  thorn   being'inside'' the  mouth  ���������<<i<1 !!'e ���������>"'���������������������������  ....���������f:'>" <>m 1 h(* r������hln.  Hariutr Feet at Worship.  Tho'India Hindoos and Mussulmans  alike   wear   both   sandals'and   shoes'  (slippers)   and   the ,latter   boots' also.]  The .sandal (the"word .is PersianVwas i'  evidently the "original covering for the  ��������� feet' over   all 'southern ,and   eastern  Asia, while the shoe was probably introduced  into  India, by  the' Persians,  Afghans and Mo(njgols. together with ���������  the "tip tilred" (Hittite and Etruscan) ;  bOOt.      ,. ' '   '/, ��������� ,; ' "I  Both are usually made in-India of  leather, but 'never of' pigskin. - and. ;  while-thc-shoes are always colored red'  or'yellow", the boots are'.generally  brightly particolored, both among the J  upper -classes being also richly embroidered in g,old'ahdjsilver and variegated silk thread and' with-.bangles:  bugles wncl seed pearls after the manner of the ancient Persian boots .represented on Greek vases. , ' ��������� . "  - But. of however rare1 and costly elaboration, the invariable rule is to remove 'them after entering a private  house just when 'Stepping, on to the  mat or carpet, on which the , visitor  takes his seat. They vnuist be cast off,  the ripht boot or .'shoe first, before the  worshiper enttrs a temple1 or mosque;  and it is still regarded' as an absolute  profanation to attempt to enter either  fully shod.���������London '"Atltenrouin.   .    .  Copyright, 1901, by '��������� ���������  , A. S. Richardson ���������       '      2  ' The landlady 'was fair after a negative fashion, fat in a positive'way'and  forty, decidedly so. ''She presided over  the culinary department of 174 ,Otis  street in a manner so capable tliat her  boarders regarded her in the light of a  i *��������� r  genius and spoke'with scorn of bachelor apartments and furnished flats'.  Her name,is, irrelevant and immaterial.' ' '  Her daughter was fair positively.'fat  negatively and at least twenty years  on the right'side'of  forty.    She.-presided with admirable tact over the long,  ��������� table in  the  dining  room,  dispensing  the culinary triumphs;'of  her mother!  , Her, name \vas Kathleen'. '   -        t    ;   ;  Dangler, who held a post' in the M.'flL  and A. freight offices and went in for  athletics,  was  in   love  with' Kathleen  and invested  in a tandem on the-installment  plan.     Seward,   floorwalker  /in the silk department of*-"The Fair-;"  >had   a   similar   cardiac < affliction   and  showered' the  object" of-.his "affection  with the latest editions from the book  department.. purchased ,at the, custom-,  'ary  discount allowed  clerksv*at,i"The  "Fair."     ' "_ --       .   ,      :   y-  .'���������  f The situation . was 'rapidly becoming  tense, - and   betting,, on   they outcome  among "the-\ remainder, and '"less iinterested' quota-of   boarders ,'wa's   about  even.when Jim-appeared on the scene.  ,to talk to  Slie.'UInde   Herself' L'ltilerwtood  Slio was young and-innocent looking./  and'coy and shy.' and the half dozen  nien among the passengers on a Chicago . street car- the -other day caught  themselves looking at her. more than  once and almost wishing they had,such  n daughter. Presently another girl got  in. and the two exchanged exclamations of surprise. Two minutes later  the last comer was saying loud enough  to be hoard all over the car:  "Dear me, Madge, but your new hat  is a stunner!"  "Yes?   Do you like it?"  "It's perfectly splendid,  cost at least.?")."'  "Five dollars!"  echoed  shy and innocent.    "Why  coughed up fourteen bones for this hat,  and we got S6 off at that!"  Snte.  He' arrived-'in the "dining - room' one  i night, dozing inJ Dangler's .arms."     > '  !     "Miss Kathleen." remarked 'the'athletic/young man in his most 'confident  tone, "I -know you won't turn this poor  doggie out to graze- on  concrete/and  asphalt. ..I came 'up wittf-him wandering "disconsolately in the freightyards.  <I'U^wager he's somebody's, pet.    He's  so'slick and well fed.-' His'owner"will  probably   turn'up, in   the ''Lost  and'  Found'"column" tomorrow." ���������       _    "  , Miss Kathlgen promptly relievcd-Dari-  <-gler of-his burden and petted the im-  ;passive animal as only a -womap can.'  ' This 'plainly^annoyed SewIfi-'dT^alfd'Tas'"  Dangler rushed 'off-to. prepare /for? din- >  ' nerJ his  rival * glared ' unreasonably "at"  bis unoffending soup'plate.1 ", '    ��������� **���������'-:/.  ., ,BuV if was   tlie, little/woman   who  ���������taught a  sewing class'; at/the settle-'  ment read Thomas a Kempis and ab-  - horre'd   Sunday., newspapers-who - dis-  Suddenly Seward dropped the paper  and exclaimed:  "Here he i-ouips'", ''  The moment was tfjnse'with; excitement. _ The bell pealed shrilly. , and  Kathleen cried nervously:  "Oh. dear!    Who's going  'him?    1 can't.'"' ' ,  Dangler looked uncomfortable. - Then,  .he caught the eye of the lady reporter.  He smiled in relief.  "You'll do it.   won't'you.,.Miss Ains-  <Iey?    Vou reporters have all, kinds 'of  nerve.    You'll know just'hcnv to taclcle.  the old gentleman."  '    Before the lady  reporter couid  nro-  tost Marsden entered,   lie laui.uis carer  fully" polished*bat on the table, crossed  his cane oh" his gloves and gazed" inquiringly about the room,    lie recog--  ��������� nized Miss'Ainsley and his dog simultaneously. "        >'<'"*;.",''.,''  .    "Oli,  Miss Ainsley, this' islam"'unex- '  peeled pleasure!  Andthere's Jim! 'You  old rogue, what 'do you ���������mean'by run-,  ning off like this, sir?,' A young, man!  Very kind'of him/I'm sure.-' Perhaps  you'll be kind enough to'give him'this/  arid'this to the landlady'who fed'him.'  I-trust  he  had , the pillow/  Thanks!,  Good morning!''  '    ' ;/; ,  Owner and,dog retired in good order, '  but  Miss Aiiisley  never-moved.    Her  face wore a pained expression.    Final--  ly she ,opcncd fhei\ hand'very slowly, -  and, resting on the palm, tho(assembled  company saw a dull half dollar and a  shining new quarter. The sil&ice which  followed was eloquent,of various sentiments.    SewardJ was  the  lirst  to  recover.    A sardonic simile rcrept 'across  his pale,.slender countenance/        . ',   -.  "Treat 'him , kindly.   /A .family  pet.  Give'him a^pillow."    ��������� ~w.   ;-  ,r;A"  Then be" burst.into heartlessMaugti-  ter-' " - . A-^   : '   '   *" ^.;/;i-'-V,"  The athletic figure'of Dangler shook'  with   ill ' suppressed   fury."   He, said  It must have  the  BV  coy  old  and  'gov'  Cyril���������I'm drowning!  ���������Cynthia ��������� Don't  worry.    Your  head  will", keep you afloat.���������Chicago Newa.  Her   Smai'tneMH.  "She's a smart woman. I'm told." .  "Well, in the sense that she can say/  things about people that make them  smart she is."   ______  Injured   Innocence.  Meddows (during a pause in a fami-  dy discussion)���������Cream in your benedic-  tine tonight, sir?  Mr. It. Bassinton���������No, Meddows, all  I want is a little of the milk of human kindness.      .  Self Hate.  "I hate a liar!" .Wiggins cried.  Said Jig-gins'. "Then 'twould seem  Tou really ought to ivy and hido  Your lack of self esteem."  Explanation.  "John never has a collar that isn't  broken down in front."  "No. He does it looking at the fra������  ternity  pins  on   his   waistcoat."  covered the ad.'in the Evening."Herald:  LOST.���������A pug dog, answering to' the  name .of Jim; fat and slightly .asthmatic;.,  finder treat him kindly, as he is an old  family pet*," liberal reward. Marsden. 1701  Green^ street.   Telephone 7SC-A^  As she finished reading seventeen  voices simultaneously exclaimed "Jim!"  and the pug, now comfortably ensconced on the ruffle of Kathleen's  gown, uncurled himself, licked his  chops suggestively and wheezed asth-  matically.  Dangler shot a triumphant Jook at  Seward and reaiarked:  "I tell you what. Miss Kathleen���������I'll  telephone old Marsden right after dinner, and when he comes after the pup  you claim the reward. Marsden's rich.  and It ought to be worth a couple  pounds'of'candy anyhow."  Half an hour later Dangler returned  from the telephone booth in triumph.  Most of .the boarders,were either in, the  parlor or "chatting in the dim entry'.  "Say, folks, maybe you think the old  gentleman wasn't tickled! Said he  couldn't come_ down tonight and  wouldn't trust one of the servants, so  would we keep Jim till tomorrow morning. He'll surely be here by 10. And,  by the way. Miss Kathleen, he says  the pup's getting old. and if he doesn't  have a pillow to sleep on he'll���������he'll  snore. And he can't eat meat unless  it's cut very tine."  Kathleen, with visions of candy-  dancing before her pretty eyes, carried Jim off to the kitchen and personally prepared a delectable supper for  the weary canine, after which the antidote for snoring was speedily produced.  That was Saturday night. It was  remarkable how prompt the boarders  all were for Sunday morning breakfast. Seward, who seldom/appeared  until noon, was first at the table, calm,  cool and pale, in a satin quilted smoking jacket. Miss Ainsley, the lady reporter, who worked until a heathenish  hour each1" Saturday night, was next.  In fact, every one seemed on tiptoe  with curiosity, though Jim and Jthe  reward were never mentioned during  the'breakfast hour.  It was singular, too. how the boarders, who usually spent Sunday morning in their rooms, lingered in the parlor. Seward, holding the morning" paper at a most peculiar angle, held the  point of. vantage in the bay window.  The little woman who went in for settlement work clasped her prayer-book  nervously and;wondered if "he" would  come before time for her to start for  church. Dangler got"no further in his  preparations for his usual morning  spin awheel than to don his snowy  white sweater with glowing crimson  bands.   Conversation languished.  f urv.  something' between .his" teeth   w;hich  .reads like' this:       .��������� ',       *���������  A  "1_:1    1 I      Si'/"'*'. ' \' 'r ���������  She1 of tho settlement worfc.actually  smiled on him as though he had voiced'  ' her sentiments.' '  *       .' '     A  "Who  gets   this reward?", inquired  "Miss Ainsley in a cuttingly clear'voice.  Kathleen glanced from'the flushed face  of Dangler to'the seyerea countenance,.  ,of her .mother.-   The landlady   looked,  as though,she had just bunioda batch  - of   lemon *, pies.'. - The    situation,' was  saved   by  jthe .sudden, appearance  of' .  Buttons"-with   Dangler's Related  lauii-/  "dry package..,  '^ . -" ,    ���������  ,   "Here,, Buttons,"  said  Miss Ainsley  With a ..cordial smile, "you can have the  wildest, sort - of   time  on   this."-������', She <  slippedt\he coins^in .Buttons', unresist- ;  ing hand.    "And-no one else seems to-  care/particularly about it." ^ '    ���������",    A  If  the incident/had. been, closed  at/  'this"instant,  it":would' have ���������been������ bet-'  ter, but^three evenings later "the entire  household,was on the.qui vive over a  mysterious package which had arrived"  by special'messenger during the afternoon.' -   It -was  addressed   in  a   large,  flowing hand, "To the young man' who  found Jim."    The conclusion  was ob- -  .vious.    The owner of Jim had realized  his base ingratitude and had repented  to  the   tune  of. a-  handsome   remembrance.  Dangler was distressingly late, and  many of the boarders were toying with  their coffee when he arrived. The demand, that he open the. package was  unanimous. Blushingly he consented.-  The strings were snipped, the 'paper  fell back arid before the astonished  -eyes of-the boarders rose a dog's muzzle ^and a certain wire contrivance indispensable to that federal" officeholder  known as a dog catcher.      i  The boarders individually and collectively stood \villing to wager that  Seward had perpetrated this unfeeling  joke. But the sphinxlike countenance  above the Immaculate cream colored ^  four-in-hand was neither paler nor '  more flushed than usual.  Sympathy unuttered, but nevertheless strong, was felt for the unfortunate Dangler.  But. after all. perhaps it was misplaced. Women, especially in affairs-  of the heart, view events from a peculiar and unexpected standpoint. The  landlady announced Kathleen's engagement to Dangler two Sundays later at  dinner. The champagne which followed the announcement was generally supposed to be the outward and visible sign of tbe exuberant happiness of  Dangler, and no on������ marred the occasion by unfeeling reminiscences.  ''���������V  ���������VC������������l������re>1������������''I������. rorma.  In 'Persia the niii!>n<U." iV;ls ot" lln"  cient royal distinction. In Hindustan  the title of ��������� ���������'"r-hattrapati" signifies  "lord of the umbrella or' shade of  state."   ;.;.;. .: V- > ",."���������   '    - '���������'"--'  Japanese  Auctions.  A Japanese auction is a solemn affair. The public do not call out their  bids, but write their names, together  with the amount they are willing;to  pay, on a slip of paper and put it in a  box. These are-looked through and the ,  article awarded to'the person who has  made the biggest offer.  Jl  Queensland.  Queensland  has at least one-half  Its territory within the tropics.  >3  ot  What Site Ml at.  -We  ran  Into  a  dense fog;  Captain-  last night.  Miss Tooriste���������How strange!   Why,  the shock  never  woke  me  up! a.  (3  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  THE ARIZONA KICKER.  Why doesn't some genius come to  the, fi ont with /fireproof material for  pockets, in which, money couldn',t  burn' a hole  In      washing      woollens   ' and    flannels.'  Lever's.    JDrv   SoaD    (a   powder)    will    be  found very  satisfactory i  i  / Tdle   boasting   is  true courage of lire.  the     smoke' and  A man  is   always broad-nnnded  be-  qaaintance she, looks daggers at him.  i ' ;   DIFFERENCES- OF' OPINION   retard-*  incr,the   popular    internal   and      external  iemotly,, Dr.   Thomas'      Eclectric   Oil���������do  ' not,  so  far  as  known exist.      The  testi-  "mony   -������<ib   positive   and   concurrent   that,  the   article   relieves, physical   pain,    cuies  lameness,  checks a coujfh.  is an excellent  remedy, for   pains, Jand   rheumatic      com-  .   iiJaints.   and   it "has      no      nauseating   or  i other,   unpleasant   effect   when   t*keii     internally: ' ' '  * When   a  cause his  woman  head���������is  cuts  level  a  man's   .ac-  Some Warm Items From a. Decidedly  '    Torrid-Tovm.' ���������  '   ' [Copyright. 1902,'by C.B. Lewis ]'  Repairs to the He'llso Opera  House  will begin next month.    It is-expected  that at least a  thousand  bullets  will  be found in the walls and ceilings.  1 Benches and chairs have been placed  in, our private editorial graveyard and  the park thrown open to the public,  and it makes a cool and quiet spot for  the weary to sit and meditate: r*  SEVEN YEARS IN BED  This Wonderful Case Borders on  the Miraculous.  Nothing L'k'e it Has Ever been heard of ���������  In   Newfoundland,    where  comes from it has Created  Sensation. ,   , <  the    Story  a Profound  asm:  Giveadam Gulch' may be a little slow  on colleges, churches aud high tejs,  but a careful inspection of thcinhabit-  ants proves that we have not got a  baldlieaded or a , bowlegge'd inan  among us.  - Jim Henderson, who^passed the winder in a cave in the mountains and  lived,on wolf meat for four months, is  eating.grass and'ehewing cactus roots  to familiarize his stomacll with the  dainties of civilization, o , , "  'It'is apkfto make a young man hot  when his rival casts him in the bhadc  .MAUD'S LINIMENT. Believes Neuralgia.1  ors  3li>st   women-haters  are  floor-  in departmental stores. ,    "  '    There are few faces that ,ca.n afforch  not to  smile  occasionally.*  \ ii, i,.��������� .  F.eVer'S a'nd < Acrue   and   Bilious \ Deranore-  rnents  are positrvelv  cured   by  the use of  , Parmelee's 1'ills They not only cleanse  the stomach and bowels *- from 'all bilious  matter. 7 but   thoy  open the  excretorv ves-  i sels, causiriff them to pouj- copious effusions Irom The'_blood into the bowels, 'after, which the corrupted mass is thrown  out, bv the natural passage of ther bodv  .Thev are,, used as a g-eneral family medicine with  the best-results *    ������  The, people of Lone Jack were at considerable trouble last week to bring together-two individuals named Taran-  It'i.^' astonishing   how   far   a     few  feminine tears:  will go4 with 'a.,man.  Any young man ,  ��������� ikes ' to��������� say good  morning. '  who   is in  night  the  love  next  , Tf 'the average man "could"only sell  the^adYice.jln- gives ' away.it would  keep hun busy' looking after his income  ' ".        '      ���������<A 'A   '   "'  Some people's lack'of .'sense* is move  ^conspicuous than their sIack of dollars. A ,  LIC !&������. RSA  or-  but  A. man may gusl^over a woman; qr  vice^versa, but the ^gushing, is seldom  mutual.^      " '" ���������      A"   *' ~\ ~  V*   '  The Fl6w of-Milk  will be increased.  B  Why go to all the  trouble of--keeping  cows and getonly*  about half thVmilk  they should pro-  - duce.  Dick's  Blood  strengthens the digestion and fuyi- '  gorates the whole system so that -  the nutriment is all drawii'ft'om the -  food.    It takes just the.same.trou-  ble to care forta cow ;wheti she,  gives   three "quarts as when slie  gives a pail.    Dick's Blood'Purifier  will" pay back its cos������tr. with"'g<xxk  interest in a few weekV.- *-. .,/, 4  50 cents a package.,   ,_  heemiug, Miles ct Co., Agents,  HON TREAL.  TAKANTUIjA-JACK AXD THUNDEKBOLT SAM.  tula .lack and -Thunderbolt Sam, but  the only result of-the meetingkwas that  the "two men tools'a drink in company  and talked'ovcr the old'days when a  holy terror didn't,have to pay,for his  own whisky. TlJe'-Lone Jackers were  ao indignant that they rose up in their  wrath uutl drove tlieiu'out of,town. ��������� "  ;  -   t, '   '.'<���������'���������-���������; '. M.- quadK'  I-       ,,,'     UniJlensniit  For Ilotli. ,  " An Irishmanwhose 'face was so plaia'  th;it,hiJ5ffr)encls used'to tell him it was  au���������offense, to the landscape happened  also to be as poor as he was homely.  One day a neighbor met him and  asked:   -   '    ,. . ;    '  "How are you, Pat?'-' *   ,  ��������� '"Mighty  bad!    'Sure; 'tis' starvation  that's ;starin' me in the face."-  ������������������B.ego'rra," exclaimed his'.neighbor  sympathetically,������������������ "it can't be oleasant  for either of yez!"  Cottei's tCove, New Bay/ Newfoundland, Oct. 27.���������(Special)���������This 'part  of the , island has been thoroughly  aroused by the most miraculous cure  ol  a man named 'Joseph Boon.  l^or eight years this man had been  ailing, and for seven years of this  time he was unable, to work. He had  Back Ache and Kidney Complaint, in  fact he was all pains and aches. IIo  had been treated from time to time  by several doctors and although he  always carefully attended to their  ���������several ^prescriptions exactly as  dcied by them, he got no relief,  was slowly growing  worse. '  ���������Finally he went to the hospital,  where he remained "for seven months,  only to be sent home as an incurable  case. ' _ <���������  He has tried every remedyrhe could  hear, of, electric belts, liniments, oils  and 'other medicines, but all of no  avail. No one.ever thought he could  ever be'well again;   - '   '  However, one day J o picked up a  newspaper containing an^account /of  how Mr. ltichard Quirk, 'of Fortune  Harbor had been'cured of Lumbago  by Dodd's Kidney Pills. -After reading this Mr'; Boon made up his mind  to try this remedy and at once'began'  a'treatment.   , .��������� ",    >o  He used altogether 21 boxes before  he was ablo to go to work again,but  now- he is'alile to-attend^ to his daily-  duties as strom; and vigorous as any  man along the coast.  Mr. Boon is a fisherman.'and is at  present engaged at lobster .fishing  with no, thought whatever of his old  time backache and other pains'. ���������  ,The people here,regard this"cure as  little short of miraculous.  *��������� ,    ���������siiu.   As' a-female entertainer the average  man is not in'it with a cheap looking, glass.  vie    Oats  Delicious  flavor.,  Free  Put' up  in  from hull*. "  Warranted Pure.  all   sized   packages.  /  i  Ogilyie's Hungarian  Aa now manufactured.   The great FAMILY FLOUR.  Insist on getting "OGHI.VIE'S," -as they are better than the Best<  ������    NO  Jlinong those who use > ^ ^  "������������������.-.-..      A'.- ���������.   ������������������. ��������� ' v- >..-'.   " . -  *  It'leads them all."'$������������������ '& *���������  A\ hen  ert.y for  cai   ability  a  man  buys'a piece  of prop-  a, song he may regret his vo-  later on. - -     >'    ''>  \Ji  1IMO?  jg-gg.HftP EDDY'S     J  IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING  ' .' THE BEST BUILDING PAPER MADE.  ~" It Is" very^much stronger and thicker tltnn any other (tarredor baildlne)  paper. It In Impervious to vrind, keeps out cold, keeps In heat, carries 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 even .and uniform -temperature, and, at  the same time avoiding dampness. ,   '    ,     <  Write our Agents, TEES Si FEBSSE, Winnipeg, for samples.  : E. B..EDOY CO., Limited, Hl>LL.  A COMFORT AND, A CARE.  7l  4.?   He   Called   It. ,  "But "why," asked the man who always waiits-tb know���������"why do you call  {��������� that- littler jump you maice'l'rom a tow-,,  .er  into  the -water  a . 'leap  for  life?'^  They, tell, rne. it, is not at all dangerous."' ,i  "'Well," "replied the -"artist." "don't 1  make   me ' livin'   by - it?"   '- ���������  '        "-"- ���������-    Cn'dtspnted  Points.  Attorney For the, Defense���������You are a  blackguard and a bluff, sir!,.,    > ,  Attorney For the Prosecution���������And  you. sir. are a shyster and a rogue!  The Court���������Come, come, gentlemen,  let "us get down'to"the'disputed points  of 'this case. ' '        v  Should   Ke������p   Out  of   t*te  Draft.  First South American���������Ah. good aft-  .ernoon, senor.  Looks like a revolution.  Second _, South . American���������Yes:' I've  been predicting one for'several days.  My rheumatism always bothers me  just before sheh changes.  If .Tour Hpinp In   I>l������-sse<;   with   a   Bab;  '    Yoii^vrill'-Apprecla1''* This.       c-    .  A- ^>aby is a priceless������ comfort,  but  in    its'   uttei   helplessness  is also    a  great care.- Anything 'that'    will;"re--'.  heve  the  tired  mother 'and     add  to  baby's health'and happiness  is botir  a help and   a   friend.     This is   wliat  makes the statement oi' Mrs--* Tnomas  kittle,  of ^Kingston,     Out.,  so inter-'  esting to  all mothers.      She says :���������  "When my baby was eighteen months  old he was     troubled    withs   a sour  stomach ,and was badly constipated.,  These   troubles made him cross   and  lestless^ciiid l.had to be up with him  a number oi times during the night.  I .finally  got  a   box  ol'Baby's    Own  Tablets,    and    after-giving  them    to  hnn   lor. a 'few   days   his   bowels    be-  caincregulai, his stomach was sweetened and he slept well.   I think these  Tablets -are just  what  mothers  need  lor  their,-JiUlc   ones/'      Baby's  Own  Tablets are thq  best" and most   convenient, torm for administering medicine  to    the   very young.      Ti.ey are  sale and harmless and iree from opiates..   Sent post paid    on   receipt   of  price-,   2.j -cents per. box,  by the   Dr.  Williams'   Medicine   Company;,   Brock-  ville.   Out .> or   Schenectady. ' K.Y.    A  book on the care oi  infants and children   sent     free    on   request.      Write  for it.  tq/ 'flu,-fU^US *f *������Ss  <*f  \ '.'  It seems that the beef trust gets  everything out of "the steer but tho  bellow���������and it gets that out of the  consumer. - .  To  err  ma\  us  not.  bo human,  but  to  for-  Uhcn  worst  ol  a  it  sensible.  he  makes  man   gets    the  the best of it.  Whether life is worth living depends a good deal on your wiseness  or otherwiseness.  left  Left  IlelpleMM.  Mrs.   Brown���������So   your  girl   has  you?   What for, for mercy's sake?,  "Mrs. Black���������Absolutely for nothing.  Mrs. Brown���������Oh. that's itV I remember you uold ine she wouldn't.leave you  for syiythiiig. ���������        ' , ���������. '    "���������.'--' AAA'"  '���������'���������,-���������'  ''.--.'. ..   . .Worse;  A'So Smith acted as judge';���������  "At a 'church .raffle.-" Foofish man!"  "No. no: hot lit a church raffle���������at t  baby'show'''V;������     '-^ .��������������������������������������������� .'  - "Idiot-A-.;-.  ;   .''���������-.:  A nuMi may be color blind, uut he  can always tell a greenback when he  sees it.  Minard's Liniment cum JipMlicria.  So-called ���������'honor among thieves, is  'merely-, traditional; thieves are. just  ns bad as other people.-  $ ! 00 - REWARD���������$ I 00.  The readeis of.this paper will be nleas-  ed to leam that there is at least one  dreaded disease that science has been  able to cure in all its stages, and that  ia ratai rh Hall's Catarih- Cure is, the  only positive cure now known tof'the  medical fiatormty Catarrh being a constitutional disease -reaunes a'constitutional treatment Hall's Catarih Cure  is taken internally, acting ditectly upon  the blood and mucous surfaces of the  system, thereby destroying .the foundation of the disease and R-ivinsr the na*  tient strength by buildinjr up the constitution and assistinc: nature in dome:  its work. The proprietors have so mucB  faith in its curative poweis-that they ol-  fer One Hundred Dollars for anv case  th.it it fails to cure. Send 'for list of  testimonials        Address,  F.   .1     CHENEY   &  CO ,  Toledo.  O.  Soldbv druggists.   75c  Hall's   Family Pills   are  the   Best  Tt sometimes happens that a fool  girl will throw a millionaire overboard for a man who can't borrow  30 rents  Minard's Liniment Cmas Colds, Etc.  Silence maj,   be golden but the golden  eagle  talks.  It is  bettor to  havo  than a cabbage head.  a turn-up nose  HIGH ABOVE  all   other   Cigars   sail  L.UCIIMA  Just   because   of   that   sweet   flavor   we  .keep   telling-   yon   about.     It'a   there.  Try   one.     You'll   find    It.  GEO. JF. BRYAN & CO., WINNIPEG.  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  ������ A BM I T\ARIU |VI  Arrow  l_Zht������<  I. O.  :  y        v Eiij^lish Land Tehnrcs.,  : Some of-the English tenures are. exceedingly curious. A: rami' near Broad-  house, in Yorkshire, pays annually to  the landlord a^nowbftll in miOSuninaer  and a red rose": at.' Christmas. The  manor of Foston is held by a rental of  two'arrows"and.a loaf of bread.  ���������    The  Worst  Kind.  "Rose and Mabel have; never spoken  since they topic.part.in the private the-  -a'tricals/-���������������������������';-���������"���������'        ' .       - ,  '���������Professionaljealousy?" '  "Worse than that���������amateur Jealousy."  -.Her. strenuous   effort   to   live   up. to  the expectations  of-her  neighbors    is  what   chases ; they roses   from   a   woman's cheeks,. '...       '   .  Sunlight Soap will not  burn the nap off woolen^;  nor the surface off linens.  REDUCES  expense;  JkMk *���������* tSie Octagon Bar. .     t; ���������*������>  Alessis. C. C. Richards & Co  , Gentlomen.-r^My daughter, 13 years  old, .was thrown from a sleigh and  injured her elbow, bo badly it remained, stiff and very.'painful for three  years. Four bottles of MINABD'S  LINIMENT completely cured h'iS-'and  she has not been troubled for two  years. Yours  truly,-  ",':       J.  B. .LEVESQUE.    .  ���������St: Joseph,  P.ti���������..Aug. IS,  1900.  rA tramp can't understand why, the  Sabbath  is called  a  day  piVrpst;   he^-  can't rest an^- -more on...jSuiida.7 than-,  on week days. ' ���������  The qrreat demand for a nloasnnt. safe  and reliable antidote for all affections bribe throat and limps is fully met with  in Uickle's Anti-ConsumDtive Svrup.' It  is a nurely vegetable compound and acts  nromotlv and magically in subduinc all  roujrhs. colds, bronchitis, inflammation of  tlie Iuhps. et.c. Jt is so Dalatable that a  child will not refuse it. and is nut at a  ^xice that will not exclude the poor from  Sltuuted inidMt scenery unrivalled for  grandeur. The moht complete Iiealtli resort on the continent of North Am or lea.  Its bntliH cure nil >'������rvon������ and Muncn-  lar diAcitftCH. Its -waters lieal all lCldney,  Jjiver and Stomaclt ailments.  Tboy ure a never-failing- remedy for . all  Kliou'inucic troubleH.  TERM-���������  to residence  - $15 to  in Hon  $18  per -week.  1 or Villas.  according  W.--N.  U.  N'o. 400.  THE ANGLE LAWP  combines the maximum of liffht  withjUie miiiinium of heat, the  minimum of troablf,- t'i'0 mmim-  ���������nin of expense.   Used-in  HOUSES,  STOKES,  CHUliCHES  HOTELS,  FACTOIUES.  lite, Etc.  It is perfection   in  li^lit-  inar. The light  that     never  ���������^ fails.. It uses  ordinary coal oil���������ono quart, in 1G hours. No  smoke, no odor, no drawing up. no removing of  globe or top to light, filled whilo burning-, the  only light having no nndershadows.. Apply  to your l',jcal oealor or send tor cntalosua aud  -ea to Hilton, Gibson Hi Co.,   1*.   O.   Bo\  &"  (���������  <:?������  -'   <" i, t  jri.'  l&l  "p."  V  . /,A"  f   ',   A,  *t >V  1     ilV-i'  A '  5*  i i 'Hr  *  Sxt-ir  r  !v'  T^  ii i?S  191, Wlnnlptij;.'  :;'-'(���������:7 <;<<  'i''Wl  -]m^ It  '!  H"  J  r  P ,  ���������V. -  |t|A  if? '  IS  .  ft  1 ������*  Hi  if^.  m.  IE  Hi  1 v.*  '���������il  ISSUED EVERT WEDNESDAY.  Subscription $1 50 ayear, in advance  m B. Bnberson. Bfcitor  <r3" Advertisers who want tttbir ad  ch.angrea, should *>et copy in by  9 a.m. day before issue.  The Editor will not he responsible for the  views, t-.eutiments, or any-errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job ,Work Strictly C. O. B.  Transient' Ads Cash in Advance.  .X.  I'      . > i I      ���������  Dear  Mrs   B    in repi> lo your inquiry as to whicri is the best te.t to U:>e,<I  would snv that in mv opinion*it rests  between the .Blue   Ribbon and   Monsoon  Packet Teas.      If yo'ii Hke^nrh, strong tea, then   Blue Ribbon is  undoubiedh the  chest  but should yo'ur taste be for a delicate and very flavory tea   I   would   advice  -you to call on C. J. MOORE for a packet of Monsoon.     .Personally, I drink Blue  Ribbon in the morning and Monsoon at 5 o'clock, but then,  you   know,   I   am   a  perfect crank about tea. ,' <'      u '������������������'  ���������',    ,   ' ''       A    ' .' '     , 'Yours truly,  ���������-,���������'.,-.* .. ,    SARAH GRUNDY..  MA NET cash  DISALLO"S7A2������CE .     .   ,,  A special dispatch   Appeared- in  the Victoria dsiilv paper* of the 1st,  announcing  the   disallowance   of  three measures passed *by the  Br(i-  lish Columbia  Legislature last pes-'  j-ion, viz:���������An Act to further amend  Mie Coal Mine* Regulation Ac!; -an.  Act   ������o   regulate immigration  into  British Columbia; "and an   Act  relating*  to   employment   on   works  carried on-under franchises granted  by,private Act.'" The amendment of  the foo.l Min*e<'Regulation'Act was  ep;-ciaily. intended   to   prctect  the  coil    miners   against   competition,,  from "fehinppo   and JAp-mes^,  and  co >tained provisions for tlie examination    of  undei-L-round   'workers  pen-rally, and oi-ly t  pscohtai'ning  certific'tr.es could   be   en.plojed   by  ,ti:i- coal compiiniea. ' It wa^noi an-  ,tie!}������-ied~ih:.At'he Act w- uld-bt-.dis-  j*lhVod'ifand the miners h������.d genet -  a! 1 y" comp .ie'd -. with  i ts   provisions  and :;aken 6ui c.-'liftoak-s.   The Act  reCulauiia,inirai|:'ratifin wns copied  from the JSh'jil Act, which' was dis-  s.l'uu't;d,  the year' previous..    The  Hon.;Ji������s-eph Chamberlain appr>>y-  eoHof Ibis measure' as  applied .to  "Natal    and  Uie,   mpeiial -.Govern-,  men t ha s ;r<;co>> n isk! ,the i m porta nee  of the Coiui.ies or Province* guarding agaiufct Use pos-ibili.ty,of w hi e  labor being p\v..mped by the wholesale    inm igration    of   pen-On?   ,of  Asiatic  in-lain.      But. when leinslh-  tion for. thin purpose is enacted   by  'our hgislatu-e it is   speedily disallowed  by the Otuwa Government  under    pi ensure ^from      Downing  Stree.',   or   the   advice   of   Piemier  Lauiier, w.ho considers tha- Japanese and  Chi. e.-e  and Dniikhobors  ar'    as  good as" any   other race to  bctie  on unoccupied lands of the  Dominion.    An .Ottawa dispntcli says the  Dominion Parliament will rueet'on  February 12th.   -o   The Hamilton Powder Works at  Department Bay were partly wreck  ed by an explosion December 13th  The shock was felt by mile- around  James Sloan, one of the workmen,  was bluvvn to atoms. Deceased  leaves a -widow and adult son. and  daughter. Thedamaaeto ihewurks  will i.ot exceed $1000.  T)r and Mrs Bearlnall of Derm.an  Island visited Cutnherlai-d last  "week.  Misses Urquhiirt and McPhee are  spsnding Xtnas holidays wiih their-  parents at Courtenay.  Rev. Mr Willemar returned ��������� to  Comox by Thursday's siea'.ner having sper-t a month's vacation at  Seattle and Victoria.  Mr and Mrs Frew, Mrs McGarri-  gle and Mis J. Frew were passengers to Cumberland last week, returning to Nanaimo to attend the  funeral 'of their relative the late  Mrs Gleason.  STRAYING on Ha.rigan's Farm,  a Yearling Heifer, bUck and tan  back,' and white below. Owner  m-iy ������������������ aveVame b\ proving property and paying expenses.  ��������� NOTICE IS   HEREBY   GIVEN   that  application will   1)0   made   to  th������j Lgeis'ative  Ahsemhly of   B������ilisvi   Columbia  at;  it'i next  ������.' COAL .'-MINES   H'KGULA !?ION   ACT       'Msairtu for an Act incorporating a company  A.UE^DMENLAlCl',  1U01." .'to   ha' known  aa  the ' " B iiiph Columbia  Northern   and ' Maukei-z-e   Valley Rulway  PitoyiNcrAL Secretary's Officr      * Company," "with power co construct, t>qui|<*,  27'������> Novei.iboi,   1902. -     maintain and op.iace  a lu������e  c.t   railway of  HIS HONOUIi the Lieuteii.int-Goveriior ! such gauge, methffl <-f -'coiistruction and  in.Ciu.eil ha-j been phased to ap- J motive power as maybe d> cidf'd upon by.  poiat the followinj-DBrflouH to be Members1' the Baid Company with the appioval <>f the  of the'Board of Exdimners at the "coal nuno' ' Lieuteaiiut-Ooveruor-i'.i-Couucil from Naso-  written  opijoaite  their   .respective,. n<iine������f , v ga Gulf(or bo.  c other  convenient   point   at  <r near the" mouth' ot the,"N as>. River in  British Colnmbia, thence by way of the  Naas and Stikine Riv< ri to Me .. e Lake and'  thence by way of the Dease Riv������r t<������ the  Northern botindaiy ������>f the., L'roviuoe, and  from a uomr<at or neai Dea-ie Lil<e to Tele-  nsph Creek: also from Dea������e Lake or" dome  convenient point <>>��������� itw line ������ou.h thereof to  the E-stern boundary of the Pr������vutce, with-  n i������. r to connect v i:h or make, tiutfic ar  r*n.' m-utt. wirh, o;lier lailwa-s ;' also to<-  bui.d and -Relate otean^hips and river  hteymeis, tu uoiistiuul a:-dopeiatetel< ^iaph  a'u<< tfleph-.ne hneAfco ,>.qaiie water rights  ai.d excsicst tiio rii-lns t-f a power eon.paay  under "Part IV of'he 'Water ������."lau-es  Consolidation Acr, 1897." io accept b.-nur-eh  or aula Uom a:y uovernmont, inuoiciy 1  c.-rporjtion, company or ttn������div.duals ; to  ge-ieriue elect* icity for the supply of lig''t,'  tuat and power, and to exeicise sueli other-  jiewers an<l piivileyes <^s are lutide.itai U������ or-  neeeasary to the bem ticient curying < ut of  the above underta! mg.:  Dited'at Vic������������ria,   ii.(^., i Decemher l't>t,  1902. . ;  CHARLKS H   LJORIN,     ,'  >   Slicitor foi-Appl>.aiits^  24 12 02    6t  Dolls; ^oys, aqd  all Kiijds of Faijcy"  ,'Terms :  ( ~ i '   Strictly Spot: Cash:  Dunsimiir AveniiB,  Cnmberiandf BiBv  mm i- ,r  i-' -,-v  XMAS   (7ARHS   and   CALENDARS  namely:���������    '  , -   ' ~ ��������� L  Josurii Pkhysj.Pi.anta, of Nuiatmo,   E->-  ouire,  Nan miio Mifi >,  William Joukston, of Comox, _ E quire,  Comox  Minej ���������   , -.'  ��������� William Hi Simimom, of Ladysmih. Esquire, Well'npton (Extension)  Mine,  Anprkw Cor.viLtiK,' ot Femie,   Esquire,,  C >a.l Creek Mine, " ,  J.'  K.   Milli:h,   of  Monissey,   E q>tire,  2il'>rrii>'sey Mine,1- t      '  Evan Evans, of Michel, E q,nre, Michelc  J.i ue. < --.'., '  Such   app e.ntment"*  to ^aketff'cton thf,  L<t day o<~J.i������na������y/,]903 '-  ,'"  NOHCE IS HERJfirtY CI'-'EN that ������p-  plicti u ivill lie uiade'to the Pirhunent of  Cdua a at its t ext Mesbion for, aw Act. incur-.  p.>r<������ti>ig_Hi couipanv to-be known, as the  '���������Rri'ish ('olumb .i Ni rthern th" 'MicUenz.e  V Hey RaiP* ay Coiiip-i y," witii p<������ ��������� >-r to-  construct, equip, maintain ana" operate a  line of rdiiwa>vcf uch feuai;e, method *<>t  construction and motive power as may he  d> e.'.rleii upon by 'he Company with the approval of the (rovernor Genet al-in-Conucil  from Nasoga Gulf o-* pornH,ofci->er convenient  p-iint at or near the mouth of the Naas  Rver'in Bri.i>h Columbia by'way of the  N.;a.������ and SMkine Riveia to D as.'La.ve and' NOTICE IS HEREBY GivEN that an  thence by waj ot Dea-.e River to the coi.fln-      apphcatum,wiu be made to th������ Legislative  euc of the Liardand Mackenzie Rivers, and  from Dtase Ltke to Telegraph Creek and  f om cne eo- fluei.oe of'the Li trd and M i< -  keiiz'e River." b} way tif the L> trd, Polly  a:id Stewart Riveis to Diwsr.n, Yukon Tei-  ritory; also fro.n Deai-e Like or some convenient pninfr on its line S u'h^hereof to  the Extern boundary of the Province, with  p iwer to connect with or make tiaflic ar-  ra: gements with other railwajs; also to  builfl and operate s-eamshtps aud river  steamer-, to construct and opeia'e telegraph and telephone lines, to acqmre wat.-r  ligh's and ex-erci^c tlie rig'.'s ot a power  comp'iny uinler "Part IV" <-f the ''Water  < Uauses Co isobdiLtion Act, 1.^97," to "accept  bonuses or aids from nny gr>vt-rnment, muni-  c.pa! corporation, o.ouipauy or individual.-;  to generate electricity for the supply ot light,  heat and power, aud to 6xercife such oth> r  powers and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficient carryiug out  the above undertaking.  Da'ed at Victoria,   B.C.,   December 1st,  1902.  CHARLEd'H. LUGRrN,  Solicit r for Applicants.  ^4 12 02    St  Assembly of the Province of But sh Columbia, at its'n xL sittings, tor <x Piivate  BUI, to incorporate a Company to build,  (quip, mamtim, an'd opeiate a line ot R������il-  wa), of stand .rd or other gauge, with au\  kmd of mo'ive  power.  From a poiut' at oiy rear the mouth o������  Adam's River, bu Vancouver Island; thei.ee  south westerly by the most feasible unite lo  the valley ������ t .the 'Kia ance lin-ei; thence  south-westerly by the most teasihle rou'e,  to a point al or near tho mouth of Gobi  River on the West Coast of Vanyouv, r I���������  1 ind; and from a point on the s id lino of  Railway at or near Davie Rivei, by the  most feasible route to a point at or iiear  Hecate Chauuel on the We.-t Coast ot Vai -  - couver Inland.  ' With power to construct, operate and  maintain branch lines to any point within  20 miles of the main line of the s-tid railway  Dated at Vancouver, this - 25>,h day of  November, A.D., 1902.  D. G. MACDONETL,  SOLIUIT.011 FOR Al'I'LIOANTS.  10 12 02    6:     ���������    .  To Have ��������� something Swe  Take a  Dry  Sponge  and   pour  on; it  a bucket  of water  It will  swell  every time sure. ���������   ....      .'��������� ��������� ���������      ....       ....  T}UT we are not selling spoages, our line is-������������������  ���������1 SWELL     BUGGIES     .  r  of all Hnds.' We have just received a Car Load of Open ?-nd Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Buckboards, Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all of the most Upto-Dafce Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers aud ourselves.      ..     ....     ������������������     ������������������   ..-.     ������������������������������������  MAIIO  Sflil niEEIABI  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  i. x' j  m    ���������������  N  OW IR YOUR-OPPORTUNITY'to peiect v������ur"  \Xtnas Presents.     Sometliinj? new e������ch l>oat in  '' ���������' -    \       - ���������      " ������������������    ^ ���������.-,     l*    ���������'-���������''   '*  SILVER   AND  CUT GLASS  AUTI������ LES, -       ,'  LEATHER.'   TQTLBT CASES,p    PURSER  AND'   CARD CASES.  ..    ���������    .'.    .  , 1  PERFUME  orr-riiE IVIOST 'DKLICATE- ODOURS  ALSO ?A ���������FINE   8I0CK   OV  'l  NEW  -   PRESENTATION   -   BOOKS.  11  GIVE   U3  A  CALL AND INSPECT THE.vl  i  ���������#  *\  ���������     A.  U: M*i������AU*2V; ."'���������������������������   ",''"::-  Dunsrnuir Avenue,. Cumberland, B.C  -a *  *$i*a  -(rr facil*. ties for'Soring Perishable Ariilef are. m������W  u. -nilrtf.! &������������������������*>' liutu-r,1; CJaine,..Fowl "and Mt-ate of  k.uda fcJ'.������������reilj at  Uea-onaJ������Ie   Kate?. .. A.". ... A .- '.:;.'  Air   Dry  eni.v  ^ i ..  WArl> will bt������ paid for' iiiforMilaioii^lfaslan^ lo"iht������   con-    '   '^  .^10- . ��������� -  !������0������^J''"   .vicion'of-iierssons appropiatino; orde -tr-tyijig our Ueer'Kog*  U N ION   BREW1 NG CO.. Ltd.  Phone'2 7. DUNSMUIR STREET P O; DraW^r   45  NOTICE IS HEREBY <^IVKM tb*t application   viill  be  ina'dtj to th������j Legislative Assembly of the Psoviiuv <>f   Brirish ('o;u   .'-ia  at its next s>jst.io-i for an Ace to incorporate  a Company with yower to Uy out, construe,  equip,   operate   by   stem),    electricity,    or  othv-r mouve power, aud maintain   a  stugle  or double track standard or   narrow  gu^ge  railway  (a)   fro-ti a point on the coast at or  near liurke Channel or Bentinck Arm.   then  byway of the Bella Coola   li'.vr,   Palmei's  Trail  and Black  Water  River to the Piu������  River   Pass   or   Yellowhead  Pass,   or both,  thenoe to the  Eastein boundary of the aatd  Province,    (b) and   from appoint at or near  where  tho  line  of the  rail-vay meutioued  above intersects the one hundred and twenty fifth meridian to a poiut on Burrard Inle<;  aud with further power to  puild, construe'.,'  tq-.ip,"   inrtit������-air,   and   operate   as  af(iret-atd  branch line^ of tne said railway not exceeding 150 miles in length ;   and with power to  build   and operate  tramways in  connection  theiewith;    and .With'power  to construct,  equip,   maintain aud   opera' e' all   necessary  roads,   br'nlgt-a,   ways,  ferries, steamboat*,  wharves,   docks,    elevators,     warehouses,  hoteld. depots and cod bunken.;    and .with  power   to   build,   own, equip,   operate   and  maintain  telegraph and  telephone  lines in  connection  with  the  said  railway,   ot   its  branche-. and to construct, equip, ��������� maintain,  and operate-branch lines in connection with  the said telegraph and telephone   lines; and  with power to  carry on a geueral transpor-  tation  business;    and   to build and operate  all kiuda of plant for the purpose of supplying  light,   heat,   electricity, or any kind of  motive power; and to acquire lands, bonus, s,  privileges,  or or,her aids from auy Government,    Municipalities,   persons    or    other  bodies corporate, and with  power to carry  on a general Express business, and to   pro  mote  companies   and  to   make  traffic  or  other  arrangements   with   rail-vay,   steam-  boat or other   companies;    and with power  to cont-truct, acquire,- operate aud.dispo.se of  smelters, reduction, refining, concentrating  or other works for  the handling and treat-  ment of ores,  and   to aco.t-.ire,   operate   and  dispose of coul lands, and with power.to ex  propriate lands for the purposes of'the dotu-  pany; and to tj^ke .uch powern ������- *te ({iVt:a  to Companies' under Part 4 of tlie-VWiUer  Clau.ves< Cons Jidation Act, 18S>7;'������ aiiA  with power to levy and collect tolls from all  persons using, and ou all freight p.t������stng  over any ������ac-i railways,, tramway, wharv-h,  or vessels owned or operated by" the coin-  pan \; a>:d with power to bud.l wa^on  ro<id* to be used in tbe construction of tbe  said railway, and in advance of. th������ sauir;  aud to levy and collect tolls from all persona  using, ami on all freight pacing-.over -any  such roads built for the Company, whether  before or after construction of the railway;  and wit.- power to sell out its undertaking,  and to purchase the undertaking of - any  other- company; and with all other ui-aal;  n cess.wy or incidental rights,ci>o*e-rV or  pr;vib-geH as itiay lw necessary w c-Muiuciva  to the above o'jects or any of them.  D.tttd  at   Victoria,   B.C , this 2nd  day's  of December, a r>., 1902.  ROBERTSON & ROBERTSOS,  Solicitors for the Applicants.  17 1202    6t  MMa*aaMamMMaaBB������aM������*q������B������frHaaB������BBB������������BBaiBst������B������������-aBSBa������BjB������s^  NOTICE  Come and enjoy yourselves at Cqmbx ou  New Yenr's Eve,' December 31st, when an  ENTERTAINMENT'-composed of aotigs,  tableaux, dialogueH, &o.,ytwill be giveii in  K. or P. Hall. The Ijeautiful Fairy JPlay  Cinderella, in three acts, at the close.'"������������������ AA  Admission, 25 cents.      Refreshments extra.  At the close of the Goucert an opportunity- will be.given to lovers of:': the Terpaic-  horean art to enjoy themselves.���������'.-.'���������'.  Reliable Lady Agents wanted to  take orders for  the Best.-..Custom-?  made  Dress  Skirts   arid   VValking  Skirt's in Canada.'   Write quickly..  Dominion Garment Co.,  Guelph, Ont.  3 12 02 Box, 209.  FOR SALE, Cheap, a Good Bicycle  in first-'lii.ss eVtnditiou.���������Apply,  "News" Office.  JT--  3-12-'02-  1

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