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 /  V  n  r-  I  10''-  FJ.  {/���������    *     ft  v - /r  #  TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B. C.   TUESDAY,   FEBY.  io,  1903.  An lEiTe^tmeiif  t    ./ .  _  AN,INVESTMENT THAT RETURNS TEN PER CENT.  INTEREST is considered Good.        It is generally acknowledged that lOcts. saved is equal to lOcts.- made.     * If the  above he true we offer the residents of this Town and District  A   Good    Investment.  We give a Discount of 10 per cent, for all Spot Cash purchases  in  the  following departments:���������   ������ <  1 ���������  Dry Goods,     Gents Furnishings,  Shoes/, House Furnishings,  Stoves,    etc.,    etc.  ,  In all Departments, except the Grocery Department, in,  ; latter we give a discount of 5 per cent.,   Flour;  Feed  Sugar excepted;- .       , ,  Buy for Cash and Bank the Savings.  the  and  S. Leiser & Co., Ltd.  t������������S&l-������2  Nitholles & Renoul, Ld.  61 YATES STREET,  VICTORIA, B. C/  a  HARDWARE, MILL AND   MINING   MACHINERY,  v -,;'*.'��������� AND FARMING   .AND   DAIRYING   IMPLEMENTS  -'Agents foVMc^  Write for prices .'and particulars.    P.: Q. Drawer 563.   \  1 - -  1 it'  ??x3������x������gx=Je@g������g@x^^^  Woodmen Celebrate.  < The local lodge of Woodmen gave  a ��������� banquet in the Wayerley Hotel  last Thursday evening, in honour  of'Organizer and inspector W. J.  Graves. About 80 sat'down to the'  well-filled board, and heartily enjoyed "the dainty supper provided  by the caterers,, Mr and Mrs S.  Shore. Among those gathered together weTe 12 novitiates of the  Order,* having been, that evening  initiated just prior to the supper.  These additions to the,ranks of the  Woodmen are the result of Mr  Graves work here during the past  week.    -,.''' ���������  The evening passed in a most  pleasant manner, enlivened as it  was by 6ongs<, and speeches' from  the various respondents.' < We how  wish to cull attention to a mistake  which was made,'and , which is being often made at functions of this  kind, and, this���������responding to- the  toast���������-The King, This is not only  unnecessary, but incorrect. The  National Anthem alone, being per-  missable5 in this connection. Mr  Hamilton very cleverly turned the  response iri.such a way that the incongruity, was iunnoticeable. Mr  Clinton,.answered for the U.S.A.  and President in a very neat speech.  Then came a" song by Mi* Segrave,  much applauded. Then the toast  of the evening���������Woodmen of the  World. Mr Graves, in responding  to this, gave a short and instructive  sketch of the life and object of" the  Order. Founded in 1882, in the  U.S., and introduced into Canada  in 1893, he ^told,. us ttiat.the Order  h-.d already paid out $35,000,000  in :,benefits  to <��������� deceased   members  COUNCIL   MEETING.  January 30th.  Present���������Mayor Grant, Aids. Bate  McFadyen, Carthew, , Short and  Daniels. ,  Minutes read and-adopted.. .,  Communications ��������� From Lieut.-  Governor re appointment of A. H.  Peacey as Licence Commissioner.  From Surety , Co., renewing City  Clerk's bond       r  Reports from T. E. Banks and R.  Hornal for January;' from Finance  Committee giving estimates of revenue and expenditure for 1903.  Received and fyled.  Deferred business.  Re-appointment of constable  Banks. Moved Aid. Bate, seconded  Aid. Short, that the ollicer be re-  engaged for the year.    Carried.  Aid. Kilpatrick here entered.  Constable Banks thanked Council  for the appointment, and Si������oke of  people telling,him he was to be dismissed. He had always endeavored  to-do what was right when in office,-  and if he had failed in this respect,  would be glad to be told of it, and  how. ,       ���������".''-  Aid. Kilpatrick said that people  blamed Mayor Grant, him, and one,  other Alderman, for being desirous  of removing Banks,- and starting  trouble. Wished to deny this, as  he had nothing against the officer.  He had understood that certain of  the Aldermen had even made the  insinuation, and that Bank's dismissal had been agreed to at a cau-"  ciis before the elecdon. If any  member of the Board thought thisj  he wished him to state so in Coun-  cii, as he denied the_allegations. " '"���������  Mayor Grant was positive noth-  /  CAN'T  lr' * IBJ  lb   ���������  \^7  MATCH  i                 J  THIS  /sgl-x^.  ,   i  -tieirs, oneVgreat.:ob jectfoi, the Order^^ng^^ 3������J&had .been.^ugge^ed^  'ibeiKsitB^life-ffisurMcef^ Trle;V.r������--   at the prerelection. meeting.,,     . .-_-,  Ladies, Your Attention:  WMmwftiiii  Send us your Name and Address on a post card and we  will'send vou   by return   mail  contains many  the  Beat  Place  'poiutera"   that  to  Buy :���������  A Calendar for 1903,  please you,   as  well as keep you posted on  Furniture, Carpets & complete House furnishings  Write at once as we have only a Pew.  WEiLER BROS.,  Victoria, 8. C.  123 HASTINGS ST  Vancouver, B.C.  88  ST.  GOVERNMENT  Victoria, B.C.  Pianos, Organs, Pianolas, Vocalions.  .. If you want to buy a Piano or "Organ, call and see our stock or write for particulars.  Our Prices are Reasonable and terms can be arranged to suit your convenience. Every  Instrument we Sell is Fully Guaranteed. We Sell Only Reliable Instruments, from the  best manufacturer.    Our Patrons Risk Nothing.  \ YOURS TRULY,  THE HICKS & LOVICK PIANO CO,  ������X'^i"2"   TJS   FOE"  JOB    PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates  The * pre  sent membership was now over 100-  000j ahditiwas, besides theviusur-  ance feature,  a   fraternal   society;  He asked:the gathering if the word  " fraternity"   conveyed   anything  more than/the bare word to their  hearts,   thereby giving a fraternal  lecture which would be well in place  to members  of   all our   societies.  Canada our Country, responded to  by Mr F. Dalby; British Columbia,  Mr J. B. Bennett, who deplored the  fact  that  he  had  been called on  when  the previous speaker  could  better  have answered toast,   being  native born.      He   himself   could  better  have  answered   " Canada."  City of  Cumberland was to have  been answered by Mayor Grant, but  in his absence was responded to by  -ex-Mayor   Carthew,     Mayor   and  Council, Aid Bate���������Aid McFadyen  shirking  duty.      Song,   "Mary o'  Argyle," R. Robertson.    Well. Col.  Co.���������Mr   Matthews being  absent,  Mr Clinton   made  a  good   proxy.  The Press, VV. B. Anderson;   Kindred Societies���������A.F. & A.M., Rev.  Mr  Cleland, U.A.O.D.,  F. Dirke?,  I.O.O.F., T. Whyte, K. of P., Geo.  Robertson, L.O.L , F. Anley, Encampment No. 6, W.Connors,   Our  Guest, L. W; Hall; Ladies, Rev Mr  Cleland;   Host and Hostess.    Auld  Lang Syne ;     National   Anthem;  Home.  Notes of apology were read frpm  Rev. Mr Glassford, Mr Matthews,  find others owing to being unable to  attend.  Mr Wier, formerly with S. Leiser  in the old store, was in town Thursday, in :he interests of the Hicks-  Lovick Music Go.  The ladies' of Lodge No. 160, L.  T.B., take this means of thanking  Mayor Grant for his aid to the  True Blue Orange Fund.  Mr J. Mahrer, the genial Nanaimo.te was amongst us last week,  and from that city also came A.  Davis, he of the good cigar fame.  pre-election.", meeting  Aid. Carthew said he had imagined that he was the black sheep  people referred to in this connection  and not Aid. Kilpatrick.  The incident dropped.  Aid Daniels in speaking Bank's '  position, thought that he should  pay more attention to wholesale  liquor houses, reported to be selling  by retail, and to candy stores and  places of that description, said to  be gambling arid drinking resorts.  He said that there had been much  talk, and while he did not think it  right for a man to work both day  and night, as Mr Banks said, he  must endeavour to check the evils,  if they existed, even if he had to  give up all day work for a time.   i  Mr Banks here explained that he  * had.only lately heard of gambling.  Aid. Short said that everyone had  heard of it, not only lately, but long  s-ince, and Mr Banks must know of  what was being said.  Aid. McFadyen wanted Mr Banks  to explain why the transgressors  had not been arrested.  Mr Banks answered that it had  been his idea to catch several at  once, for if he caught one, as he  could have done, the others then  would take warning, and the fines  would be lost to the city.  Aid. Short wanted to know if he  caught one, would that one case  have the effect of stopping the traffic/for if so, by all means catch that  one, and so stop it.  There was then a little discussion regarding the advisability of  having the publication of the matter suppressed, several thinking it  would interfere with Mr Banks  duties in the future.  Aid. Daniels thought that everything should be published, for if the  publication had the effect of frightening the transgressors into proper  ways, then the object was attained.  It should not be the intention to  endeavour to have a man fined, but  'pHOUGH we .can't, match this in  Double-ttreasted. Coats, we have  everything that is beautiful and useful in  this popular style ���������and others can't  match our prices. ' We dress conservative men,' young dashing men; old men,  clergymen, slim, short, heavy, or tall  men, and do it appropriately.''  You  will   not   find   our Styles nor  Prices  surpassed   in advantageous points, to you.  MOORE : BRO������.  to stop bad practices, and after the  publishing of the minutes; no one  could say but what (air warning  had been given.  Health Officer.--Aid. McFadyen  moved that $100 per year be offered  Dr.Gillespie to act in this capacity.  Carried,  New business. ;��������� ���������  ' City.Scales.���������Aid. Daniels gave^  notice that at next meeting he would  move that the standard,fee be 25c.  per load for all quantities.  Aid. Bate deprecated the move  as the other system was as cash in  advance, $5 lor not less than fifty  loads.    \    --.",-; -       ' ������ ,  ,   Coal   for   Magistrate's   office.-^-;  Moved, seconded and carried that  fuel be supplied by city.   '. ,  -Mr J.  B.Bennett, head-teacher,  requested loan of'-city chairs^ for "a  social in the.8chfol for theBchpol  library:. . 'Permission given, chairs  itosbe-used4ri������8cbbokaldne^^  U' .School, estimates for year presented $5338. ; Received and fyled..  Council adjourned.  I  V  f  Ex-Aid. Partridge , was severely  burned by the-accidental lighting  of acetylene gas from the generator  in the business place of Waller &  Partridge. He is progressing lav-  orably.  On view in Mr P. Stoddart's  window, is a handsome silver trophy cup, presented by Mayoi Grant  to the Basket Ball League. It is as  yet, quite plain, but' will be suit-  ably engraved in. the near future.  J. Bruce last mail heard of the  serious illness of his father at the  old home near Guelph, Ont. He  left next day for home, as he ban  not seen his family for 17 years, and  his father is quite an old man. He  will probably be gone several weeks  The Scotch folk, when they desire  to be charitable, are extremely modest, and endeavour to hide the  light under a bushel, so that it was  by* a mere accident that the fact  leaked out that the management of  th<> last Burns' banquet had donated the sum of $30 to the Hospital,  here. This is a good act, and one  that will be thoroughly appreciated  Mrs D.Stuart of Cornox,di������d yesterday at an advanced age. The  funeral will take place !o morrow at  3 p.m. from the residence, and will  no doubt re largely attended ac'rhe-  deceased was of long residence in  Comox, and respected universally.  She leaves a husband and several  children���������Mrs J. McKenzie, Mrs  Hooper, Mrs Fraser, & Messrs Hugh '  and Charles���������to mourn her loss.  The general public of this district  as well as tbe more immediate vicinity of Cumberland, attention is  called to the needs of the Hospital,  Owing to the decreased government  grant and the enlargement of building, &c, the management find it  most difficult to meet current expenses. " They, earnestly solicit aid  either in money or Buch food materials, vegetables, &c, as may lessen the -running expense, All  hospital6������in the Province are largely  helped ;Milphg these lines in their  several'ldcalities. The management  trust there will be a liberal response  to the ai>bve.  >.  .\/>  :.������..  P   X     . "  . f  x,   ���������-      -       -I  ���������*������������������������������������".  is -^f��������� "-x,j-���������j,-. |  -. s      'J-       ' * ' * 5  , BY W. HEIMBURG |  ������    Attfhct ol  "A Penniless .Orphan," "Gertrude's MarriagTc"    ������  3                             "He* Only Brother," Etc., Etc  ���������������  "Welcome,    -l^cie,       t.o   your   ��������� nu'V  'home,"  he said,  with  repressed   iV?"l-  .jng in his voice.    "1 wanted so mL.ch  ��������� io������ go'to   tho   station,   to   .neet. you";  .)ii'u" .a visit to  u sick  person,   which  icould    not      be postponed,  kept me.  We  doctors are never masters  of our  .-tiuie."  "  '  They sat side by side on 'he bench;  'and  held each  other's .hands.     "How  good  it< is  that you  arc'here," . she  whispered, looking at his eurriest  *������nce,   which  was  framed   in  a   'light  blonde beard.   ���������Ue   borc'y, strong  re-  '--.semblance- lo   his  mother,   with   .fie  .straight      nose,   .high-    foronead  and  .light" eyes: ������o:il.v   there   was   no   trace  .oi" the   bL'ttcrnesn   which    .vas   nppitr-  ' out in every feature of the':-iotlicr. as  his eyes looked go .trustfiiMy down  .at  his  young   fiance.;. <.   -  ,    ;'Jt must     have     Ijeen   hard  to  bid  -them     farewell.'1 ,-said       :.e.   gently..  "'But -io had-mi be, I.ucio; wo i-.au c-  ./jacli   other   ho   little  still,   and   I   (io  not. want you to feel ������ou were sft-p-  .ping uprto thc'altar \vii.h a perr."'t  '.'stianger.    ,-ls   not- thai  :jo,   my   Li'i.������-  ..o'nJ?':.";"-". '   " -   ���������  a   "Oh! \vas='that,: the 'reason.'"'-.  w"a.<- silent-."-'.      <" ������������������       ���������    ���������  iie  .he  "J    promised   your   sister,   aud  Awns  right."'   .  w.V.They 'sat . silently by- each_ ..other:  ^jLucic had'-fears in her eyes. He Was  bright; they didlcnow each other y<"'.\  di.'tle yet; thoy hart only '���������con each  ���������ni-her  a  few  moments at a  c.mc     b.\."  'her      sister's -sick   bed;   and  even   the  .���������day that  he..obi<ained  her' .-onsen... -I c-  could.- not stay to lea,  as a very sick  ..patient  was   wailing for  hiih.  And      this same  patient kept'    him  ���������some     di-sltf-hce'    from   the  forester's  a'or   several   days;   and  wlvjii  oae   Sunday* ijoon  at, last  "lie  ���������.. x am concerned, lie  pays at 'least, and you must -see to  those things if' you will marry, for  you will have nothing from home to  rely 'on." Me understood prefectly  I lie slur upon this '.lower J ess bride he  hao   chosen. .  '"But beyond that you must allows  tliat it would be very unsuitable for  your wife 'to renew such an intimacy, and you could not wish to have  it 'kept  up.." ,   .-  '".No,' bl course not: for an intimacy  'with a woman of the' fashionable  world would not be of any advantage to my Lucie���������would, in fact,  be a great-disadvantage. But to return a civility does nob involve a  viol cut "friendship, .oioLher.'"  "You -ought to hav,c seen Lucie;'  how ' enthusiastically' fihe spoke of  this  meeting."  "It reminded me of my father's  house ''. and. of my .childhood," said  tho'young girl, as if to excuse' herself. It sounded as if she spoke  through   tears.    ; ������,  "Are. you ,,nbt .tired?" said Alf-  rex*,' quickly.- ��������� "I expect the journey  and this v/arm'weather-, has fatigued  you. Let us;go.in.' I want to show  you our guest- chamber.' Come and  try how you can sleep.in it."  'J0h, yes," she .said., with a .full  heart. '   -,       (        .' .   '  When,...soon after, she found herself  alone in the little-room, she covered  her eyes with her hands and wept  silently from homesickness���������at leaf,  so  she  thought.  !he( did.     come,  laslonishcc." thoni  with   the news  that  he  thought)     of'settling  as  physicum  in his native town,  and \\ ouid' prob-  ��������� ably   move   there  "at   once,- ,in   order,  as   he said,   to  be" getting- "a co-nfori-  :able-hom.e  r.oady   for 'his- Mttle 'wife  The'lofer.'Cer   UiOMglTl: ��������� Ihh   a     very  .g.'o o d pi ah." 'I t' was a  th i ck 13- s c i t led  region, "and,, tho peasant?;   were  good  pay.. ��������� rrhc  doctors   in   tha.t neighborhood   . always     became   rich. "My  .-mother suggesLeii, -the .idea.- ���������'  said  he.  "   bo  is  a ��������� .'.vor.y  practical  Woman.'''  A fter  d inn or   they   both   went   Lo. the  wood   together. - The   first, green     of  .���������spring  was  covering  the  trees  like  a  .���������veil,      and    'anemones and pri in roses  -were   flowering  a������,   their   feet.     They  ���������went  hand   in   liaud .down   tho'shady 1  ���������path,   and  he -talked   to   her   ol     his-  mo'thcr  and "of his 'dead   father.. . And  told  her  ho-w-gkid. -he  would   be     to  practice., in. the  old   town   where     he  'had  spent his  childhood.     Mis  whole  Jife was  laid  before  her  eyes,     every  'word sunk into-,her hea.rt, -'inci  in the  .evening,   after,  he   had. at   last     said,  .���������fare-well;'   J"'t"ill:   we'.iriecf in  Mohen-  ,;berg.-"  she'kept the hazel-nut  branch  !-which.'He had'picked for her- as-they  -walked,  and''Tell asleep with it iu her  /hand.  Jt hurt J;cr now that lie spoke  .rot  their "learning to know each oth-  -cr.";though, she hardly knew .why.  "And . when .'we   do- learn   to  kno.y  '���������fnch.'other".. Alfred,  and either you or  T   find   ourselves  disappointed   in   our  .expectations,   what' then?     -Shall "we  :pnn?-" .'..x.'  V   ".   ��������� .." ���������        "'     '  ���������\.,;k1     .foEbi'd!" ���������>.-he     said,  with  a  -.shoc-ked' 1q.qJ<,-*.and  pressed her hand,  '"'jt'v.ill   noT Ijc.     '" ���������"  The...garden, fiatc. opened,   and    Alfred's .   motliei:., ..came .towards them  with measured'".steps,  Xante Dettchen  .tupping   _ behind-'.'licr. ; Both ladies  Ihaci' work"' in VriT'ir- nunds.    The Frau  K'our/el.c 1-   kiu.ied.-.even   while   walk-  '���������mg.    ;-:be-r-eaLvfj.herself  opposite the  lovers,  'withoi^'/or'a   inoment stopping      'h"cr'~"W.oi'lv-.."';'; "Good        cven-  dng'-'   '-. -Alfred,-"   ���������   '    she ' said,  nrtn'imfngxl ,;-kti-i!-'-vff^Gtiiig.".    "Has  1 -ik-i^^tpld-y.^^iy^f;-her.���������.traveling com-  ���������I)an"ion,     yet?''''  sHe     asltud,   after   a  DaiisiJ. .- *���������������������������.-. i-*;..���������*,.������������������;��������� ���������  VD ���������to.'v.e ;,qn";>v'.i..th .-Frou   von  Low-  -en-.". -said .'"'.tlvc ..girl,, quietly.     "She  was so rood as" to help me out of a  great db  cirtt'y. ; I "lost my p'nrsc and  my  t.i'ckci.   fn-11--.   and  she���������"  ".Lost?" cried -.the old lady, excited-  Sv      "And  you .on'lymention . it now?  to   have   written   to   the  :ciiil.a.b"oncc.!.   No, Alfred;  it possible?"      ... ���������  ,  'helne'd you .to get another ticket?" he asked, without paying  any-attention" to.his .mother. .  "Yes; j. -and   .1   vw,ant to  ask ypu  ���������which vro.uM.be'-.the best, \yay-to return   her' lOar.,"-'Continued      Lucie,  "We usecl-to'-'piay" together  as'.-' children,". 'She .'a'.ci,dedi:^ir'"ir.:-/   ;��������� .     .    .-:..  "You had.fetter talcc.it pver^your-  :self;"  he sai.d,.,quietiv.....     .-,  '���������Thahjc you.'-Alfredi;"  "''     ! ., .    ,    ,  The Fr.atr Co.im'scior' knitted    more  ���������energetically 'than ever.   ���������  "Do you not'think- that will be the  best, mother,?" said her son, turning  to her. "As I am. to be the Meer-  ���������-feldt's physician, my" colleague will  ���������not be able to'resume his practice."  "Great.honor!." muttered his mother. ' ''���������::.-��������� ;���������'. ���������'...-..  "A physician.imtist.go where lie is  called,  mother')"      ' .  >' r> 1:   ought  -,-:���������. ilro;-d  o'.\  I nw else is  " ':ul  she'  CHAPTER IV.'  ' " * o  The . ' next afternoon, about 'five  o'clock, Lucie .dressed h-.rselffor her  visit. , She had helped, all the morning to get everything clean and in  order for Whitsuntide.' As she' was  doing- so, the old lady's voice ke;.-t  sounding like orders on a drill: "Wc  do that so1, my dca.r child."���������-T con  sider it better tto clean this brass  with" chalk,'on account of .the while  paint'.ori the ( door."--- 'But, child,  where did you-.learn to rub' the chairs  so against ea������h. other? ��������� ~My furniture  has not a single 'scratch, and it li-.s  been in 'lise- thirty-.jight years. I-low  will your things lasr.. if you ..go-to  work in that way?"  Taiite Dettchen " liad- smiled, and  whispered to Lucie: "She does nnt  mean anything," and Lucie had smiled,, too,'for was she not his moohoi?  Would it be'hard to win her heart  when she saw that Liicio was .doing  everything   to   make heir   son   happy;'  She' .dressed herself in her b-'.st  dress,' a tight-fitting gray beige,  \vhich suited her flight Ogure to perfection, and came-into the sitting-  room where the smell of the so'jp  and water mingled twith that of the  lilac which filled every vase, and  said adieu to her mother and aunt,  who' were sitting knitting opposi e  to  each  other at   the wiadow  "An odd time for a visi;',," said the  mother.  "But it is the correct time," said'  Lucie,"as'she buttoned her gloves  "In. the country, perhaps, or among  very intimate friends; c riierwise one  visits here exactly on Xhi stroke of  twelve."  ������������������Lucie waited a minute in hopes of  a '.kind word; but a=; Tan to ."Dettchen  only gave her ,a friendly' nod, and  Frau A'dler knitted on without moving a feature, as. if her daily bread  depended upon.it, r.ho said once more  adieu and left. -She had not fat' to  go along the high wall which bordered the house whi/;h.ner mother-in-  law rented. ' At the large gate in  the middle of this...'wall, she pulled  the. bell, upon tho porcelain handle  o! which "was engraved Alexander  voifMeerfeldt. An old servant opened a little side gtito-n.iid. Jet her . enter. Cool shadows surrounded her,  and deep stillness���������even their stops  wer.o d.eadencd by tlie grass which  grew luxuriantly between the stones  of the court-yard. Before her stood  a., two-story house, .with irregular  windows and a towe������ whose pointed  tile roof was decorated with a. gay  weathercock. At the right hand was  a building that . appeared to be  stahles and servants' quarters, a.nd  at the left, shut oft" only by a railing, was the green wilderness of a  garden, that had apparently been  long free from the pruning, knife of  a gardener. Lucie was delighted to  see the overgrown arbors 'and tangles of bushes; ��������� it .reminded her of  the wood at. home. She. followed  the servant, and gave him her card,  and-stood waiting in the broad hall,  while he knocked softly at a. door,  and then went in.  After a moment a stout little lady  appeared on the threshold in a brown  woolen dress, the style of which reminded one of a Capuchin cloak;  she wore a black,lace cap with an  enormous red bow on her gray hair,  which, in accordance with the  ion, hung ��������� over her brow.,  stretched out both hands to  girl.  "Lucie, .mon.   ;ango,   what  a  prise!"  she cried,  in an excited tone.  "How   is   it    possible?     You    here?  (To be Continued.),  fash-  She'  the  sur-  JDutles   of the   ''Pet"  Sheep.  Out at'tho abattoir the "pets" among  the sheep ������������������ may be distinguished by  their superior height and shapeliness  and by tho intelligence of their expression. The pels are murderers.' In the  other pens sheep come and go by thousands to the slaughter, but the pets remain. They are trained to lead their  fellows to death, and they do this work  well, for they have by reason of their  strength, intelligence and beauty a"  great inlluence. When the butchers of  the abattoir wish to slaughter a flock  of sheep word is passed to the pets,  and they indifferently, calmly, saunter  in among the flock, gain their confidence and esteem and then take their  places at their, head and lead' Sheru  to the-slaughter house.  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It  relieves tlie drooping spirits of those  with whom a chronic state of morbid  despondency and lack of interest in life  is a disease "and bv tranciuilizing the  nerves; disposes to sound and refreshing  sleep���������impa'rts vigor to the action of the  blood, which, being stimulated, courses  through the veins, strengthening the  healthy (animal functions of the system,  thereby making activity a necessary result, strengthening.'.'the frame and giving  life to the digestive organs, whicli naturally demand increased substance���������result,  improved 'appetite. Northrup & Lyman,  of: Toronto, have given to the public  their Superior Quinine Wine at the usual  rate, and, guaged by the' opinions of  scientists', this wine approaches nearest  perfection of any- on the market. All  druggists  sell .it.  \������   O111.XP   I'or   Him   to  Coniplnlii.  "See here!" remarked- the guest to  1 he new ,v;iitf*K .', "Thi're doesn't seem  to be any soup on- (hismenu card,"  "O.li. .i.io, .sir." replied the- waiter  ii'-rvoiisly.-' "I didn't spill it at this  table: il' u'.'is the one on the other side  of  the  ;* -m."  . A   l.ons  Wttlt.  Physician (looking into his anteroom,  where a number of patients are waiting!-Whu has been waiting the longest? -:.'  Tailor (who has called to present hi3  billi���������1 have, doctor. I delivered the  clothes to you three years ago.   ;'  Wlion-We HeuIJy. ������an".  Dlniuc Tlicm.  Sometimes in our more tolerant and  forgiving moods we don't blame people  for what they do. At the same time  we cannot help' 'but feel that they  ought *���������    have  had more sense.-  Kxtrii   Limited.  Patron���������When    was    this    chicken  killed?  Waiter���������"Wo don't furnish dates with  chickens, sir. Only-bread and butter.���������  Pittsburg Press.  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He walked as erect as ever, but  his uniform coat hung loose about him  like a sack and his step lacked the  buoyant spring that used to distinguish  his approach. He .took her, pink little  i palm in his tanned yellow hand with  ��������� a great sigh of relief.     < ' ���������  "It's good to get back to God's country again." he told her. after the first  greetings were past.  "I suppose you did miss a good many  things down there. It must have been  awful, if the newspaper- accounts are  truo"   -  ��������� He shrugged his thin shoulders.  '    "It wasn't exactly-a picnic; but, then,  men don't go to war for fun���������at least  . they are not liable to find it if they  do."  "And what did you miss most?"  A flash of his old,audacity leaped.to  his eye."  "A  little  girl  in  New  York.  There  were  other  things   I   wanted���������  iced drinks, something to eat that'was  ��������� green,  a place to sleep in  where the  water   wasn't', more-than   six 'inches  deep���������but it was the girl I wanted to  see most."- i  '   She gave him her .most suave smile.  ,, "I,didn't know j-ou had any sisters."  "Fhaven't.  .This was another man's  sister."  "Oh!'   ' .     .  There did  not seem to be anything  further to say along that line, so far  - as she was concerned.   Presently she  asked: ^ \  .."Has    the    regiment    been    ordered  home?" '        '  Yes; we're' all here���������what's left of  us!"' Then he added, "I came home  to tell this girl I love her."  "Yes?" she asked with polite interest. "Did you have the regiment ordered home just'for that?' Isn't It  taking a good deal of trouble?"  "Not too much. That's what I'm here  for���������to take trouble, if I can only gain  my end."'  She murmured something about hoping she would be able to congratulate  him,soon. ���������  '   . . ���������  His big eyes covered her steadily.  "Do you really hope so?"  "Of 'course. But do tell me about the  war. I'm just dying to know all about  how it feels to be in battle."  "There's nothing much to tell," he  answered, somehow feeling baffled  without quite , knowing why. "It's  awfully hot and dusty, and once in a  while some, poor fellow gets knocked  over. There isn't anything much to  see. One,gets a throat like a limekiln;  no trouble at all to raise a thirst.  That's aboiif all. But there's something  else I'd rather talk about."  ",Oh,   yes���������the   charges   against  the  government about the feeding and care  of the soldiers," she acquiesced hastily,  the charges!   I'm not worry-  thera at all.   It's this girl 1  want to talk about."  "Oh, that girl again!"  "Yes; I'm interested in her.**  "Is she nice?"  "I think so."  "And good looking?"  "Well,   her  looks  make a  hit   with  mo."  "Doubtless she would be gratified to  know it."  "I'm not so sure about that," he answered, looking at her swiftly. "In  point of fact, she knows it already, only  she pretends not to. I can't seem to  find out where I stand with her. When  I get read}' to tell her, she laughs at  me with the gravest fa^e imaginable.  One can't grow sentimental when a  girl i.s making game of one, you know."  "No, I suppose not," she assented demurely.  He took a grip on himself and decided-that the time had come to'storm  this fortress, to which the ruu up San  Juan hill appeared a mere bagatelle.  "There was once a young fellow at  the Point." he began nervously. "Naturally lie'thought himself in love, but  the curious thing is that he was in  love. Fact is he didn't know any more  about girls than you do about the  native jargon of the Hindoo. He  never had been with them. But once���������  .well, the sister of a classmate came  visiting at the Point, and after that  she was the only woman in the world  that counted."  She settled herself more comfortably  in the chair and smiled dazzlingly at  him. Never a maiden more unconscious of his ulterior meaning.  "How charmingly romantic! Do go  on.:. I hope there will be immense difficulties in the way���������another lover, obdurate .parent, heartrending separation,  mutual vows of undying fealty."  "No; there wasn't any obdurate parent. So far as I could find out her father hadn't any objections to my���������to  this young fellow���������marrying his daughter. There were separations enough.  He had to play hide and seek with  the Apaches in Arizona for a year or  two. hut I never discovered that her  heart was rent."  "Hang  Ing about  ''Perhaps it was loaned or even given  away," she bubbled. '   <  He paid no attention to this sally,  though he appreciated it. '���������  "There was another lover," he continued, eyes lull on hers. "He was "a  man of a good'deal-of force, had made  his own way in the world and was on  the road to wealth. He could give her  all the things that this lieutenant  couldn't give her, the luxuries she had  been used to all her life."  "Oh. 1" see.' He could feed her on  bonbons."  This most innocently.  "He could provide for her as she  ought to be provided for."  "Still it Is Just conceivable that even  i  girl  niight weary  of eating  sweets  The livelong year in and year out,'isn't  it?" she asked, with a touch of asperity. ,       ,        "      ���������  "I'm not talking about* confections  exactly, but there are decencies to be  observed.^. A fellow, can't, ask a young  woman of a wealthy family to come  laid share nothing with him."  "Oh, no.    Much better leave  her to  her' digestion  of  the  confections  and  other toys you mentioned." ' ,c  " ."Arizona-is not exactly a place where  a society girl would care to live." '   ,  "Of course he asked her whether she  would like to go there. He didn't go  away without giving her ii chance, I  suppose.',' ' /  The lieutenant, flushed. "He simply,  couldn't ask her. The thing was unthinkable.' .-He would have deserved to  be shot if ,he had taken her out there  to die of loneliness away from' home."  "So he left her to> her bonbons.' He  can't have,thought much"of her.. She  was probably only a fancy of the moment." '  "But you are quite wrong. He did.  Don't you see that it was because he  cared, so much' for her that he could  not ask her to share, a lot like that  with him? He went away and bore  his hurt silently." ���������        >  -,.  "That, was, very generous of him,"  sheadmitted cordially. "But you must  be wrong about the officer,- Lieutenant  Weston. He couldn't have really believed in the girl if he thought these  luxuries were more to her than the'man  she loved. If' he had thought her a  true woman he would not have hesitated to give her the choice. It would  not have" been fair to her to go away  without a word. He must have thought  her a butterfly." v  Weston's , eyes grew eloquent. "Believe me, he knew^ her to be all things  good, but he had^so little to offer that  he knew, bo had, not the-right to offer  it.   There are some,things a man'.may  not do." ���������'.''���������'  She had nothing more to, say.   The  ���������rest was for him. .  "Besides,"' lie "did not know whether  she loved'i him or not: At times it  seemed to him that she did, aiid then  againche thought she didn'ti Perhaps  if he had known���������been sure"���������  He stopped, but she offered him no  help. Nor did her eyes meet his fairly.  The downcast lids hid the answer that  otherwise might have been read there.  "Miss Chisholm���������Kate���������I have come  now to find out. While I lay with the  fever heavy on mo, face to face with  death, things took on new relations  to each other. Poverty and wealth and  external distinctions of society appeared to me the accidents of life:, love  stood ^ut a great verity to dwarf these.  1 made' a pledge with myself then that  if I lived I would find out whether you  loved me or not. Long ago I should  have asked you but for my pride. Today it is my pride to brush aside my  pride. ��������� Will you be my wife. Kate?" '  She flashed one radiant look at him,'  and Weston had his answer before the  words trembled from her lips.  of an English Punch and Judy, the,  on'y difference being that ins.cad of  the dog Toby there was a wooden  figure with clapping jaws, supposed  lo represent a dragon.  "The costumes were Chinese, and  the piece varied'in some respects from  that which we'see in England, bur all  the characteristic features were the  same. The lesser mandarins were duly  knocked over by' the . big mandarin,  with just the same satisfactory whack  THE HINDOO'S GRIEF  TOLD WITH   RICH   IMAGERY AND IMPASSIONED EASTERN'LANGUAGE.  as that with which  Punch disposes of  Judy and .Jack Ketch, and all the accessories ol"voices, pipes and scenery  correspond to those of the 'I-Zngli^h  performance."  .It's   the   Some   DiseonntJ  "As ��������� to dreams." said the ' Chicago  drumm.'r as the subject was under discussion. "I believe.in 'em and have got  proofs of their, veracity. It was only  a week ago that I'dreamed of'findinga  dollar, and next daj' J picked up (10  cents from the sidewalk."  "Out,that wasn't a dollar!" protested  a listener.  "Of course not. You have to give  the usual 40 per,,cent off in dreams an  wollas in business.' don't you?"  Sketch From  lhe  Pen of .1 Saratli, Kuiiiat  GIi3.sh,  Which   V. as    Addressed   to    All  His Countrytntin    When tlie   Kin;;   \\ ;ii������  Stricken  Down  lie Cora the   Corona t.on  r i_       _  Day   Appointed  in   June ���������It    lireatlie*  Loyal spirii. .  whiie ye pi ay,  pray while ye ho.  See the dawning sun of hope !  ,   Aided   l>y, Lincoln.  / When Joseph Jefferson, the famous  American ac'tor, was a boy. he used to  tramp, from town to town in the I'uit-,  ed States as a member of his father's  traveling company! They once struck  'th������" town of Springfield. 111., at a time  when a great religious revival ,\vas in  full swing. In "the hope of preveiifMi"  any playacting at:sucba period the  tow.ii council demanded a heavy fee for  permission. .This was a serious matter'  for the strollers, who had to earn their  daily bread, and a'local lawyer* took up  their case out of good will. So persuasively did lie plead that the fee was  not insisted on. and the performance  took place. Tbe lawyer whose wit and  humor served the players so well-after-  ward became president of his native  country and is known to fame as Abraham Lincoln.  '  Opportunity.  "Well." remarked the optimist, "opportunity knocks once at every door.V  "Yes. ' there's something very feminine about opportunity," ' replied the  pessimist. "She makes her call when  she's .pretty sure you're out. and that's  the end of it " ��������� Philadelphia   Press.  Treaties Burns.  Cold water with ice in it is the thing  to use when, an accidental burn from  acids or alkalis is encountered. Nitric  acid gets spilt at times, or even vitriol  may. A limb burned with acids must  be1 plunged in'cold "water, and- kept  there, so, that the water" may dilute  the traces of the acid in the "skin as  much as possible. When acid.burning  causes injury, the .water should be rendered alkaline by adding soda,to counteract the acid.  Botanical   Note.  A fern In a jardiniere and two little  sprouts in tin cans if put in a window  are sufficient to give the woman who  owns them the right to use the word  "fernery."  Impromptu   Speeches.'  James Russell Lowell is recorded as  saying that he always' liked to prepare his impromptu speeches. At a  dinner given to Air. Lougfellow during a visit to London it was agreed  that no set speeches should be made.  After tbe fruit and coffee had been  discussed. Admiral F"arragut arose and  protested that they could not dream  of parting without hearing from Mr.  Gladstone.  Mr. Gladstone began by assuring the  company that he was of the mind of  Lord Palmerston, who said, "Better  a dinner of herbs where no speaking  is than whitebait and oratory therewith." ���������'' ''  His "remarks" developed into an eloquent oration. lie had read the works  of the American poet and quoted passages from several of bis poems, and  concluded by paying a splendid tribute to Mr. Longfellow's attainments.  The subject of this superb panegyric  was deeply touched, and replied without rising in a few happily chosen  phrases, prefaced with the remark that  in his case the pen was mightier than  the tongue and that he could not make  an extempore speech.  Some men -are like telescopes���������you  draw them out, see through them and  then, shut them up.  Tlie  Model  Army  of the  World.  What army was the strongest of its  tini������?   Judging.by results,1 the Roman  army  was so from  the  lifth  century  B. C onward until the division of the  empire.   Its fighting organization was  us complete as and possibly more practical than that of any army of today.  It was1 based on a  territorial  system  which maintained the comradeship of  locality   without   bringing   it   into  antagonism  with tbat of the corps,  for  each of the thirty-five Roman "tribes"  was required lo furnish to each legion  four "centuries" of 120 men,  each  of  which worked together as a local unit  The  legion   was divided  into five  cohorts   or   battalions,   of   which   three  were  troops  of the'line,  two were a  kind of militia and the fifth was a depot battalion., For almost eight centuries the army thus constituted not only  conquered the then known world, but  acted  as  explorers beyond  its, limits,  and at the same time made and unmade kings and emperors in Rome itself.   In modern times the Prussian army,'which  won   Sadowa   and  Sodan  and overran both Austria and France,  was    the    strongest    the    world    has  known.���������London Answers  Punch   and Judy In  China.  It would surprise a good many persons probably to hear that Punch and  Judy is a Chinese institution, but  there seems to be good ground for tbe  supposition, according to a correspondent of a London paper, who says: "A  few years ago I witnessed at a garden  party given by the general then commanding the troops in Hongkong the  exhibition of a Chinese Punch and  Judy, which had been brought down  from Canton. Tho general arrangements were precisely the same as those  Shetland   Xiylits.  Shetland's shortest night  hours, but her longest is over  hours.  is    five  eighteen  A  Changeless  Temperatnre.  ���������The'fishes'in the ocean depths lower  than 300 fathoms are the only living  creatures that inhabit a world without  changes of ���������..���������temperature.  The London Daily Express.,., usually  distinguished among its London contemporaries by some unique journalistic feature on great occasions, and  its departure from ,the beaten track  tlie day after the announcement of  the King's illness and the collapse of  the coronation pageant' was to ,pi-inl  a sketch from, the pen of a cultivated  Hindoo expressing the tgrief felir by  his countrymen at- the blow that had  fallen upon the King of 'England and  the Emperor of his own ancient land.  The sketch is from the pen of A.  Sarath Kumar,, Ghosh, and is addressed to all*.his countrymen. It is  full of the rich imagery and impassioned language of the east, and  breathes' a spirit of loyalty which  could not' be,.surpassed in any'English-speaking section 'of the Empire.  The writer says: ,  O   best   beloved   that  dwell   on  the  Ganges and, the Jumna and the God-  avery 'and. the 'Krishna,  ��������� h om     the  snows  of Gaurisanker    to'   the  coral  shores of-Comorin,   what shadow   is  this   that  has    fallen   upon   ye-  all ?,  Bearded   warriors,   scarred  with    the  wounds     of a hundred battles,.'   bow  their heads'and-walk with tottering'  feet;  youthful, maidens at the village  wells turn from their empty pitchers  arid  gaze vacantly .upon   the'face    of  the .waters; white-haired pundits read  to the village folks    the   omens . of  dimmed, stars  and   lowering    clouds,;  Bweet-voiced women behind pinjra lattice  hush    the .esihraj's .dulcet    harmony and sing no  more.    Whence ��������� is  this,  oh yc people?   .      '  . In plague,and pestilence and famine  we have not-wept,   for rthey were in  our  accustomed   lot,   but this  changing of a diadem to a wreath'of tears  is a grievous thing.    O nvy brothers!  What    sin    have  we  committed  that  this should happen.to us���������we and our  .fourteen incarnations before us?   ','  But yesterday our Princes and our  chosen people had ' crossed seven  oceans to escort,our Emperor to his  crown witli piide and joy"and exultation.1 , And now their hearts 'weep  around ,< his j strioken bed in silent  tears.' Gone is their joy. ' Their eyes  are dimmed, their manes uncombed,  their hoofs" unshod;, their nostrils  breathe no more 'the fire .of victory.  For the Star of India shines'not today; the Mount of Light has lost its'  lustre, and'the Splendor'of India its  shining  rarya. ' a  In 'the hour of majesty has come to'  him the frailty of man. But yester-'  day the sacred oils upon his brow  and, bosom would have anointed him  the twice-born of 'heaven. And now  the hand of fate gives him healing  herbs   instead.  But. yesterday all lnd had turned  her gaze westward beyond the' ocean  waves, and in her heart had witness-1  ed the setting of the crown upon his  brow, yearning to witness the yet  greater scene in her own Imperial  city, when he would be enthroned as  her Supreme King. And now,' strewing ashes upon her head and donning  the salTron robe, she stands upon her  western shore and mingles her bitter  tears with the tears of the sea. For  to-day the hand of fate has turned  the splendor of her King to the  frailly  of  man.  But,' O best belove'l, because of  that, very frailty our hearts are at  his feet. We would have honored  him as our crowned Emperor and  'done him homage upon oi r knees.  Now we hold him as our father, and  weep upon his hands and feet in loving  tears.  For the seeming- shadow that has  come upon him is but the brightness  of a jewel upon his crown���������thenars  of the parting bride that is but the  forty-rayed star of diamonds, rubies  and pearl.'-' upon her brow. Now we  know him to be our chosen one. This  sorrow i.s to him but as the lily of  Cashmere to the maiden's ehee and  tlie lotUxS of lhe .Jumna to her lips-  new  joy,  new  beauty.  Flock to your temples, 0 ye people.  Pray -to . benign Lakshrni to remove  'this' sorrow���������but to let "s keep the  new-found love; -to remove the (horn  from the rose, but to let us keep its  sweetness. To. give us back our  King, but. to let us claim him as our  father.  Sec; all your prophets, and pray  them prophesy long reign and health  to our King. The prayer of lnd has  power to make; then pray to make  liiin   ruler   for  years   unnumbered.  'O best beloved,1 see \-.he. dawning  hope. Can ye not .sec 'its heralding  star? Even now benign Lakshmi  spreads her - white wings over his  golden quilt; even now her magic  hands smooth his royal brow. See  her seraphic smile bring new light to  li'is' eyes.     Hear her healing lips rend  'l li<������ W:it������*r  -it dfi-'������  Aiv   :'<il>,ji������-.  The   water     spider,      \\ Ivch. spends?  most  of   its   time   under   v/aier,'   car���������  fries a  bubb'c of air for  breathing on-  the    underside  of  its  body,  and whin-  this air is exhntstod  it   comes  to the  surface  for  more.     It is   enabled    to>  carry  the air  bubble  because  the  underside,   of .its  body   is  covered    with  tiny hairs set so close together that  the   s'ui'acc:   film   of   the   water     <xoes  rot    pass- ib >m,    alitiough    the?    air-  does,   ar.d  :h'!S, the  air  is   imprisoned,  among   t hr- hiirq.  THE  PIANO TUNER.  Why He Left   In  ' ' Inhin^  A  lady stepped  room recently to  a Hurry After Fin������-  IIIh Job.  into a  piano ware-  engage a tuner, but  before doing so insisted "upon the strongest assurance that the tuner' was .responsible. She was so determined that  the manager became curious to know?  the reason for her disbelief in the reliability of timers.* She gave her experience with the last tuner she had,.'  and this is the story as she told it:  He   had   finished   tuning  the  piano*  when he looked up and said':  ,   "Your instrument was in awful con-  ,dition.   You ought to have sent for me~  sooner." ,.   -  "It   was  tuned   only  three   month*-  ago." -'.',,.  '   "Then the man who did it certainly ,  didivVknow his,business."  "No?"   '  ;     , ��������� '���������        ',���������>,',  "No. ma'am.    He had better be doing street cleaning than tuning pianos. '  Why, my dear madam, a delicate instrument  like  a   piano  needs  fingers^  equally delicate to handle it, combined  with an ear of unerring accuracy.  The>'  individual who 'attempted to tune this-  instrument   last   evidently    possessed  neither of these.   In fact, I am free to-  say he did it more harm than good."- /'  "Indeed."  ���������   .. ..'.,.  "Indeed he did.    May I ask. who It;  was who so abused your instrument?"  "It was yourself."  "Madam, you are wrong. I- never-���������  tuned a piano in this bouse before." ''  ."Probably not, but you tuned'that Instrument'nevertheless, or made a botch*  of it in attempting to do so.   ,It be->'  longs to Mrs..Jones, who sent it here>:  while she is out of town.   She told me ,  you always had tuned it and to send.,,  for you when"���������, .  But the unhappy man fled with suchi'  haste as to make his. coattails a. good.,  substitute for a card table. * -  Difficnlticn  of Oar- LangnaKe.  ��������� A   Frenchman  came to  England .to������  learn  English; and the following sen- ,  tence was given him:  "The rough, cough and ..hiccough  plough me through."- The teacher told  him the first word was pronounced  ruff. He thereupon said this: "The ruff  cuff and hiccuff pluff me thruff."  "No, no, the second word is, pro-'  nounced icoff.'"  ' "Then," said .the , Frenchman,' "it-  must be the -roff coff and hiccoff ploff'  me throff." '     - '     '      ,  The third, fourth and fifth words,  were explained with the same result,,  which the reader may repeat for hinx-  self. ,  Too  Mncli.  Marryat������������������Ma m ma  Mrs. Marryat���������Mamma is talking-of  closing her house and coming to live-  witb us. Do you think you could support both of us?  Mr. Marryat���������My dear, I can support  you very nicely now, but I'm afraid;  i our mother would be insupportable-- '  Added   Attraction.  "No, indeed." said the crafty agent to-  the bride and bridegroom. "Our company does not prohibit kissing on tbe  platforms., and, besides. 1 would-call  your attention to the fact that we have  more and longer tunnels than any;  other   railway   in   the   world."  London  Climate.  An. English-wit made an epigram to  describe the climate.of London: "In a  fine day, looking up a chimney; in a  foul day. locking down one." .  Snlt Sens.      >,  The Caspian sea has only 11 pounds  of salt to the ton of water, the English  channel has 72 pounds and the Dead  sea 167 pounds.  forth   to   his   heart    new   promise    of  health.  ."Who should hope but we, O my  people? Have, we not claimed hi in as  our King of Kings���������of a. new dynasty, tbe ilouse of Victoria, but of the  ancient herilnge of Akba and I'rithi-  ra.i i.nd Vikrninn? Have we not  priiyvd' dai'y that in the fulness of  time he would yet, deign to visit his  people, and enthroned upon the  throne   of   Delhi,   of  the  .selfsame   Ak-  !Vo  Cotunurinon.  "That New York girl was awful mad.  when I asked her-if she'was from Boston." ''���������',;'  "I'll bet she wasn't half so mad as:  the Boston girl whom I asked if she-  was from  New .York." .'"     -  Forest covers 3G per cent of Russia'������  total area, or,, in all. 404.500.000 acres.  In other words, there are four acres ot  forest to every inhabitant of-Russia-  I.������].������:.si:tn    Tea.  Russian tea is not a special brand",  but is the ordinary tea served with,  lemon instead-of cream. Two lumps  of sugar and a quarter of a lemon are  placed on the saucer, and no cream -is.  passed.  Prithiraj,  and  Vik'raina.  lie also  people  bat .  enthroned  in  the hearts  *ind   reign   therein   for  ever?  Tims hope on,  my  people!  of his  The   Fly.  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Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  MUNICIPALITY. OF.  THE CITY OF CUMBERLAND.  THE POUND BY-LAW.  The Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Cumberland,  enacts as follows :���������  -   c  1. At such place or places as shall be designated by the Council from time to time a  City Pound may be established aud shall be  maintained as such  by the  Corporation   of  the City of Cumberland.  c .  2. The Council   may from time to time  appoint  a Pound-keeper at such salary or'  remuneration as it may decide aud appropriate out ef the annual revenue.  3. The City Treasurer shall furnish   the  , Poundrkeeper  with a book' iu  which  the  Pound-keeper shall enter a description of  every animal impounded by hint, with the  nunie of the person who took or sent the  same to be impounded, the day and hour ou  which the animal came into his charge as  Pound-keeper, the day and nour on which  1 the same was redeemed, discharged, ( or  otherwise dealt with or disposed of, the  name .of the person aud the amount  paid by the peie>on redeeming Lhe animal,  or, if sold, the name ot the purchaser, the  amount that was paid for thu animal, aud  the amount of lhe expense thereon, and the.  balance, if any, reuiaiuiug ovtr the above,  the penalty allowance and extent-en, and to  whom the same h as been paid, winch balance, if any, shall, prior to making the return to the auditor, be paid over to the City,  Treasurer.  4. The Pound-keeper shall at tbo end of  the month make a return to the City Clerk,  in writing^ comprising the abu^r������ information and any other iuturmaiaon he or the  clerk may deem i.eechsury, which return'  shall, if required, be verified by statutory  declaration of the Pound-keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper shall pay over to the  City Treasurer all money received by him  once in every mouth, or oftener, if instiuct-  ed so to do, and shall at all times produce  his books for the inspection of any member  of the Council, or the Auditor or the Treasurer, when requested to do ao.  6. No horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, cow,  cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned)  shall  be  permitted  to run at large or  , trespass in the city at any time, or to graze,  J brouse, or feed upon any of the streets,  -quares, lanes, parks, alleys, or public  places of the City, or upon any unfenced  Tots or unfenced land within the city limits,  under the following penalties against the  owners, or keeper.-, or persons having charge  of the same, viz:���������  For each ox, horse, mule, ass, bull,  cow, or other cattle.     $3 00  For each swine, hog, sheep, or goat  or other animal       1 00  For each dog    .....      0 50  7. If any of the animals mentioned, in  section 6 of this By-law (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) are found at  large or trespassing within the limits of the  City of Cumberland, or'. grazing, brousiug,  or feeding upon any of the streets, squared,  lanes, parks, alleys, or public places of the  said City~i or upon any unfenced lots or land  within the City limits, it shall be taken by  the Pound-keeuer or hid aasiabaut aud driven, ltd, or carried to the City Pwuud and  be there impounded, aud it shall be the duty  of the Pound-keeper so to impound such  iniinais. j  8. Auy person or persons who find any of  the annuals mentioned in section 0 of this  By law, running at large or trespassing  within the City limits iu contravention of  this By-Law may drive, lead, or carry the  animal to the said Pound, and it shall be the  duty of the Pound ketper to receive and  impouud the same, and p -.y for���������  Hoise, mue, bull, cow, or  other cattle      $2 50  Each  swine,    bog,    sheep,  goat, or other animal.. , 50  Each dog  50  9. It shall be the duty of all ofBcjrs and  constables of  the police force   of  the said  city, whenever they see or meet any of the  animals mentioned within section 6 of this'  By-Law running-at large or trespassi.g'  within.the city limits in contravention of  this By-Law or whenever their attention is  directed by any person to any such auimal  running at large or trespassing as aforesaid,  to immediately take charge of su< h animal,  and drive, lead, or carry, or cause the same  to be driven, led; or carried to the Pound.  10. The Pound-keeper shall daily furnish  all animals impounded in the City Pi.uud  with good aud sufficient food, water,'"shelter, and attendance a<id for so doing shall  demand and receive from' th ���������. "respective  owners of such animals or from the k.*.pers  or persons in whose charge the animals  ought to be, for the use of the Corporation,  the following allowance over and above the  fees for impounding,  namely:���������  For each'horse, ass, mule, bull, cow or-  ,'   other cattle, $l'.oo per day. . ,..-'  , For each swiue, hog, sheep, or .goat, or  other animal, c50ot8. per day. . ".  For each dog 25cts. per day.  11. If the owner of any animal impounded, or any otherperson entitled to redeem,  the same, shall appearand claim such animal at any time before the sale thereof, it  shall be the duty of the Poi.nd��������� keeper wr his  assistant, to deliver up the same ou receiving the amount in full of the. penalty, and  the allowance aud the expenses chargeable  for each and every animal, and in addition  thereto if the animal redeotned s a dog. tha  annual tax therefor.  >  12. When the Pound-keeper is aware of  the uame and address of the owner ot any  animal impounded he shall, within 24 hour^s  of the impounding, cause a lerter or po������c  card to be sent to such owner with a uotifi-  Ctuiou of such impounding.  13. It shall be the duty of the Pound-  keeper, or his Assistant, before making delivery of any animal so impounded, before  sale*, or on payment of surplus money after  sale, to obtain from the persou or persons  claiming the same, his, her or their name or  names and residence, aud to enter the same  in a book, together w:th the date when such  animal was impounded, and the date when  tre same was sold or redeemed as the case  may be.  14. If no person shall appear to claim  such animals or animal so impounded, within three days after the same may have been  impounded, or if the person claiming such  animal,shall refuse or neglect to pay the  penalty and the allowance and expenses  chargeable thereon, it shall be the duty of  the Pound-keeper to give at least five days  notice of the sale thereof.  15. Such notice shall .contain a general  description of the animal or animals im*  pounded, and shall be posted up in some* c  conspicuous place at the Pound, where the  same 8hall have been impounded, and also  at the City Hall.  16. If at the expiration of the time specified in the said notice, no peril.>n shall appear to claim the animal or animals therein  specified and referred to, or if any person  shall appear to claim the same, but shall refuse or neglect to pay the penalty and the  allowance, and the expenses accrued and  charged on such animal or animals; it shall  be lawful to sell the same, and the animal  or animals shall be offered to public competition and sold to the highest bidder by the  Pound-keeper at the City Pound.  17. If the animal be a horse, ass, mule,  ox, bull, cow, or other cattle, it shall be advertised in a newspaper at least three days  before such sale.  18. If, after the sale of any animal as  aforesaid, the purchaser does not immediately pay the price thereof, the Pound-  keeper raav forthwith cause the animal to  lie resold, and so continue to do until the  price is paid.  19. In case of the sale of any impounded  ani.nal or animals, the said Pound-keeper  shall retain out of the proceeds of the sale  s-uffioient to pa}' the amount of the penalty  and the al'owance and all txpenses chargeable by him on account of the said animal  or animals.  2Q. No person or persons shall break  open,   or  in   any manner  directly or   in-  "I  /i  ( V,  m  ' iff  ���������ii i*  THE  CUMBERLAND   NEWS  f-> i  to  5H .  I:  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B.'ANDERSON,  8DIT0R  The columns of The News are open to all  who wish to express therein views o- matters of public interest.  While we do not hold ourselves re    onsi-  ble for the utterances of correspondents, we,  reserve   the right   of   declining  to  iuser*-1  ommunications uauecessarily personal.  TUESDAY, FEBY. 10, 1903  directly aid or assist   in   breaking   open  ' the   Pound,    or   shall     take    or   let   any  animal'or  animrls  thereout,   without  the  consent   of    the ��������� Pound-keeper. Each  and every person who shall hinder, delay or  obstruct any person or persons engaged in  ', driving, leading, or carrying to the Pound  any animal or animals liable to be impound;  ed under the provisions of this By law shall,  tot, each and every offence, be liable to the  penalty hereinafter mentioned.,  21. If any dog impounded as aforesaid is  ' not redeemed .within seven days   after  such  impounding it shall be lawful for tue Pound  keeper to kill it in some merciful manner.  22/ Every person who  pays  the annual  ' tax for a dog aa mentioned m' the Revenue  By-law, shall thereupon be entitled to have  such dog registered, numbered, and described in a book to be kept for this . purpose at  "   the office of the City Treasurer,   and to receive a metal badge or tag stamped with the  .'year'for which the tax is paid,.aud the number of, the registration, and incase any dog  shall be found at large "within the Municipality at any time without such a badge  or  tag as aforesaid such dog shall be deemed to  be at large within the meaning of Clause 6  t of this'Byrlaw.,  23. In theevent of a dog being impound- -  e   and the owner proving to the satisfaction  ot thefeund-keeper or the City Treasurer  ' V-.at the annual tax had been paid^ and the  metal badge or tag had been removed before  the impounding of the dog, it shall be lawful tor-rhe Pound-keeper to release such dog  from the Pound at once and enter ' the particular > in his book.  24. It shall be lawful for the Pound-  keeper, or his assistant, or other persons as  af< resaid, to impound any dog running at  Iar������o in the City and not wearing a metal  badge   or   tag  in  accordance with the last  , preceding section of this By-law.  25. No person shall keep or'harbor any  dogorot.hr animal which'habitually disturbs the quiet of any person, or any dog or  , otherauimal which endangers the safety.of  any person by biting or otherwise.  - 26 No horse or horses shall be left untied  within the city limits, unless under the control of the owner or person in charge.  27. 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Dunsmuir Ave.,  Cumberland, B.C  Office Hours:���������8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to  12.  t ancy Inlaying wooH in and metal.  French Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  .H>).  i\ I,W  It.  I THE TWO    f  4. MINUTE I  | FUSE    w^m    !  6 Wallace Cook   0  A      -" Copyright, 1901, by W. W. Cook. Q  ��������� l   - 1  Andy and Blakesly had settled it between them that the Dutchman was a  thief. Andy had missed a silver watch,  Higgius a pocketbook with $5 in it'and  Baker a  nugget valued at $20 which  he had kept iu his trunk.  Andy  had wakened  out of a sound  ' sleep   a   few   nights" before   and   had  Keen Fritz skulking through the biink-  liouse.'   When Andy failed to find his  . watch next morning, there was but one  Inference for him to draw.  There in the end of the "drift"  he  and Blakesly figured the matter all out.  In the afternoon Fritz was not only to  be discharged, but also to see the in-  , side of the Ph'enix jail.  ��������� Blakesly .sat reflectively oh the handle of his wheelbarrow.    Andy threw  down his drill, unwound a two minute  length of fuse from the coil,  scraped  the end  and   slipped  on  a  cap.    He  pushed the cap down into the hole and  & followed it with  two sticks of dynamite, gently ramming them uome, and  filling up the hole with' dust.  "Great Scott!" exclaimed Blakesly.  "You're putting in a charge for your  life, Andy." ,  . "I'm going to blow but this horse and  uncover the vein," returned the .foreman, "if it takes a leg."- Just then a  burst of childisli laughter echoed to  them.    "Is that Allie?",- he asked.    .  Allie was his daughter, a motherless,  sunny faced child, who had been the  especial protege of Mrs. Hurst, the  keeper of the boarding house, ever  since her father had brought her to the  Pactolus mine. 'Occasional"*/ Allie was  allowed to come down into the workings, which was always a treat for her.  She was a prime favorjte, and every  one of the miners would have guarded  her as the apple of his eye.  "It  must   be   Ailie,"   said. Blakesly,  getting up and starting off.  . At that precise minute the noon whistle of the stamp mill sounded.  "Take   Allie   up   with   you,"   Andy  called after Blakesly.  'All right," returned Blakesly,  halt-  ing at the' shaft."  The ladder was filled with,climbing  miners, Fritz at the lower., end of the  row.  "Where's Allie, Fritz?" asked Blakesly.  "She vas gone oop alretty," answered  Fritz, looking down.  "Sure about that?"  "Yah,   sure.   Kingman   carried   her  oudt.  I seen lffm meinself." .  All the miners of the day shift .except Kingman and Andy were now on  the ladder. Blakesly was satisfied and  started,nimbly up the greasy-rungs.  The foreman removed his tools to a  place of safety, applied the flame of  his 'candle to the end of the. fuse,,  /watched the fuse splutter for .a..mo-,  ment and 'then made his way to the  ladder and started for the. surface himself.  '. "Where's Allie?" asked Andy, springing out of the shaft and hurrying after  Blakesly.  "She came  up  with   Kingman,"  replied Blakesly.  "Who told you?"  "Fritz."  The miners were straggling out, singly and in couples, on their way to  , the boarding house. Kingman ��������� as in  the lead, walking alone. Fritz' was  just ahead of the foreman and Blakesly.  "Hello,    Kingman!"   shouted   Andy.  "Where's Allie?"  Kingman turned.  "Didn't she come up with you?" he  asked. ^  Every miner in the straggling line  came to an abrupt halt. The very  thought that Allio. might still be below  with a fuse lighted and leaping closer  and closer to a terrific charge of dynamite was'sufficient to set every heart  to pounding. There were other charges  In the level, too. but they were light  compared with the one in the breast of  the tunnel.  Andy wont white in a second.  "You infernal villain!" he roared,  springing upon Fritz and gripping him  by the throat.  Fritz tore himself loose and ran frantically back to the shaft.  "Kingman vent past der slope in it  Allie on his shouitcr," he flung at them  as he raced.  "I did," cried Kingman, joining the  rest as they flocked excitedly after  Fritz, "but she said she'd rather come  up .with her father, so I lowered her  down the ladder again. Didn't you see  her,  Andy?"  "Oh, my God!" gasped the foreman  and threw his hands to his face.  "How many holes were loaded?" demanded Blakesly.  "Three," said Higgins.  "All two minute fuses?"  It was a   useless -question,  for  that  was the standard length for the noon  firing.  Andy staggered against tbe frame-  Work, of the "whim,"  bis face ashen  and   his   nerve  completely  gone.     He  could do nothing.  "Perhaps she's coming up!" suggested  Blakesly.  Another useless remark, for Allie  could not have climbed the ladder if  she had tried. . Blakesly leaped on the  platform to look down, but Fritz had  already swung tbe ox hide ore bucket  over the shaft had kicked the coil, of  rope into the depths and had gripped  the strands convulsively..  ���������It was a time for action, not for-  words. How many seconds of tbe precious 120 had already slipped away?  The climbing of the ladder, the walk'  toward the boarding house, the colloquy,' the backward rush���������it seemed as  though all that must have consumed  the time to the uttermost second. ���������  "She's not coming oop!" cried Fritz,  and as he spoke he sprang into the  bucket and.dropped from sight.  ���������  One glimpse of hi������ wild, terror stricken face was all they caught, and then  came the swirl of the rope and the  shriek of the unoiled sheave. In a  breath there followed the bump of the  bucket at the bottom of the shaft, and  the rope leaped upward and hung limp  and shaking.  Boom! came from below, a puff of  bluish smoke curling upward above the  platform planks.  "One!" whispered Blakesly, drawing  away from the choking powder.  Boom! ���������    ��������� '.'  "Two!" gasped Higgins, holding his  hat over his mouth, and kneeling .to  peer downward. > ���������    ��������� ���������  "Do   you   see   anything���������hear   anything?" demanded Kingman hoarsely.  Higgins turned a despairing face toward. Kingman and shook his head.  Boom! '  ��������� From under them came a sodden roar  .which seemed to-rive the earth asunder. ' Kingman was thrown from his  feet, ard the others on the platform  flung oiit their hands in an attempt to  grasp something and support themselves.- Up from the blackness rolled a  billow of sulphurous fog. <  "Fritz was mad to go down there,"  said Kingman., "They!re .both lost.  What are you doing, Blakesly?"  Blakesly had jerked off his coat and  was wrapping it about.his head.  "If> they're not both done for now,"  he replied in muHied tones, "they soon  will lie if we don't get them up. Stand  ready to man the whim rope, when I  shake it." '     '  He crawled gropingly to the ladder  and. lowered himself. All watched the  rope breathlessly.' Finally; after a wait  that seemed hours in duration, the signal was given, and stout hands drew  the bucket to the surface.  A little head lay against the bucket's  rim, and a white childish face met the  eyes of the men. Allie! Kingman took  her ont of the bucket. She was unconscious, but the miracle was that she  did not appear to be hurt. Not a stone  of all that flying debris had struck her.  She was given into the eager, trembling arms of her father, who started  at a run for the boarding house.  Meanwhile the bucket had again  been lowered. The signal from Blakesly was longer in coining than the first  had. been, and when the. bucket was  drawn up a second time it was found  to contain Fritz���������Fritz, bruised, torn '  and bleeding, his clothes all but  stripped from his body. Tender hands  lifted him to the platform and stretched  his mangled limbs out on the rough  planks. They thought he was dead,  but ln's eyelids quivered unexpectedly  and partly opened.  /'I vas between Allie nnd der rocks,"  he whispered weakly. "She vas in my  arms mid nodding touched her. It vas  my mistake, und it's all right, all  right."  His   spirit   flickered   and '-went  x^iui^A&mt^weimimKKKimrjcji  a"  a?  X'  V  ft"  3k'  A"  JS������  ft"  ft"  &������  THE HOPE qf  the HEART  BY    BALDWIN     SCARS  Copyright,   1901, by   Baldwin Scars  ' The scuttle in the roof of the, farmhouse opened slowly, and a girl's head  appeared. As she held up her face to  the evening breeze, her fair'skin, yellow hair and delicate features made  her appear, like some, faint star just  glancing'above the horizon.  A young man with a scythe over his  shoulder crossing the lane below the  barn looked up toward the house. Seeing the girl, he stopped, straightened  his shoulders as though be half expected her to speak and to speak himself,  then walked on' with lagging steps and  disappeared below the orchard where  the brook flows into the woods.  ������������������ Mai\y leaned her arms on the edge of  the scuttle and looked but. The hot air  from the garret blowing in gusts past'  her face was, like a twitch at^her  sleeves reminding her of the household  out  even as the "all right" faded from his  lips.  Blakesly had to be helped to the surface, for 'his work im the noisome vapor had told upon him. A few breaths  .of fresh air were all he needed, and  when he had revived sufficiently he  told how he had groped his way along  the tunnel and had found Fritz lying  among the splintered rocks. Allie  clasped in his rigid arms, her body protected by his own.  That ��������� afternoon Andy and Blakesly  found a battered silver watch, an-old  pocketUook containing $5 and a gold  nugget, all on the floor of the fifty foot  level.  "That is exactly where Fritz and Allie were lying," said Blakesly.  " 'Sh-h-li-h!" whispered the foreman,  slipping the purse with its contents and  the watch and nugget into his pocket.  "Not a word about this. Blal.esly. to  :iny living man. Leave me to deal with  the matter."  The following morning Baker was  surprised to discover that his twenty  dollar nugget was back in his trunk,  and Higgins, when he put on his best  suit to go to Fritz's funeral, found the  pocketbook with the $5 securely stowed  away in the breast of his coat.  "Blamed if I didn't lviul over everything in my trunk a dozen times looking for that chunk of gold," remarked  Baker. "If it had been a snake, it would  have bitten me."  "I went through the pockets of all  the clothes I've got hunting for that  purse." spoke up Higyins. "And to  think that we ever suspected Fritz!"  "Think nothing but good of the dead,  boj's," said Andy, with feeling. "Come  on!  The minister is1 ready."  she had left below.  ' She was the only one who had not already gone to bed. It was harvest  time. -They were cutting tho wheat In  the meadows, and all day the hum. of  the reaper had come up . from the  broad, white fields where the men  were at work. Since dawn the house  had been buzzing with lively toil, but  now the day's w.ork was ended. .  In the front room 'off the, porch' the  farmer and his wife were asleep. They  had'gone to bed immediately after supper, and while' Mary had sat in,,the  porch she heard their low voices talking over tho potato crop and the grain,  their drowsy words growing fewer,  slower, until at length they sank away  and ceased, .while yet the bobolinks  were'skimming over the meadow and  the red of the sunset lingered.  Across the gate her married brother  and a neighbor had talked politics.  Mary had heard their nasal voices alternating like the wooden balls tossed  by a juggler.' In the south chamber  just under the attic her sister-in-law  had been putting her children to bed,  the creak, creak'of the crocking chair  as it swayed' over an uneven board  dimly" audible through the silent house.  In. the attic under the roof slept her  little'brother Bob, dreamless,ttir'ed and  contented at the eud of liis long summer day. ���������"  iDown in the kitchen yard the turkeys  and chickens had gone to roost in the  apple tree's.and'the grape arbor, clucking and twittering in sleepy protest  against tho awkward ones as they settled themselves together.  In a few moments it' had grown  xery still and dark.  The girl on the house top .drew a  long breath and leaned her head back  against the edge of the rooic It was  only 8 o'clock, and the faint yellow  twilight lingered on the border of the  summer night. A new moon hung low  over the crest of the woods. The west  wind brought up the hot smell of  ripening cornfields, and a bat. darted  out of the orchard > in swooping circles against the clear night.  From her eyrie,above the treetops  the. farm buildings, the neighboring  houses, the fields and lanes, even the  wide post road, looked quite small and  cheap, like a toy village. The countryside iu its irregular checkerboard of  pasture, corn and woodland, pule yellow with the wheat stubble, somber  green where half ripened orchards  spread, marked here and there by a  cluster, of roofs, a spire that told a  hamlet in the hills, became significant only in the mystery of distance  as it mounted toward the hills and  ended at last in one vast, gray, sealike  level against the trackless sky. Mary  looked at it all as one upon whose  mind the meaning of these familiar  scenes had just begun to .dawn-these  fields, the chickens she must pluck,  the bread she must make, the ���������"raspberries she must preserve, all grouped  themselves before her in a coherent  scheme of life. From dawn till dark,  each day alike, cooking, washing, preserving, holding the babies���������the burdens of each side were hers. So far  she had carried them unthinkingly, unquestionably. It was only the lot of  every farmer's life.  Tonight she was unusually tired. To  escape a fooling of restlessness she had  determined to go to bed. It was refreshing to lie in the cool darkness. But  before she reached the top of the attic  stairs she felt the dry heat of the sun  baked roof. The great, timbered space,  dark with its age blackened beams and  scantly windowed twilight, held a  strange odor of cedar shingles, of ancient leather trunks, of musty papers.  In the solemn dusk the candle lost its  bold glare and drooped to a wavering  spark, eyed by the glimmering gray  panes of the gable windows high under  the ridge.  The two chimneys, like huge stone  giants whom she had been feeding all  day, stooped over her as tbey towered  toward the roof, reminding her of tomorrow's kitchen work.  As Mary sat on the edge of her cot,  thinking of these things, she looked up  vaguely. A star, the first in the pale  night, shone through the window upon  ner, clear, unwinking, pensive, holy.  A lock i of hair loosened by the wind  floated softly across her cheek like the'  Jriss of unseen lips. For the first time  in her life she felt the restless longing  for some good of which she was ignorant. What was it., her simple, sweet  existeuce lacked? Had she not everything that a girl" could ask���������father,  mother, food and shelter, a ' place in  the' world? What else ,'had any one?  7"he aged farmer and his wife���������those  two good people fast asleep without a  thought in their nightcaps beyond the,  potato crop: their daughter-in-law, *he  men at work in the fields, ������H those dependent on the great harvests, on the  bountiful farm; wore they not'happy,  contented.''unquestioning? Was she not  happy too? Had she anything to .complain of.'to regret, to wish for?  Suddenly out of the hush came' the  cry of the whippoorwill, that piercing,  mournful', voice of the vacant, windblown, fields, of meadows flowering unseen and far away. It thrilled her like  a pain. It stabbed her through' and  through and cut her to the heart with  its questioning, solitary call, hidden in  the twilight of the.woods.    ,  She had heard it so often, year after  year, like the robin and the lark. Never nad it sounded so lonely, so friend-  'less and' apart. A strange longing  swelled up in 'her breast; tears filled  her eyes., The years of, her life,, with  'jtheir- simple: tasks, -"their ambitions,  hopes and dreams, came to her like  some .vast tidal wave upon a sunny  shore, withdrawing iu a long resovi'nd-  , ing sigh at the .absence of some unknown ojoy. She stared through the  warm darkness toward the edge of the  woods outlined against the evening as  though one should try to read the-soul  of a silhouette. Then she dropped her  face in her hands' for a single minute.  At 0' o'clock' in the morning Mary  was in tlie garden picking the vegetar  blesfor dinner. The sunshiny, dew  fresh day,t the beans and cabbages, in  their prim symmetry,' the tall'scarlet  hollyhocks nodding against the fence,  ' made the experience of the night before very remote and visionary.  ��������� As Mary reached the end of tne row  of peas she'pushed back her sunbonnet  and looked up; then her song stopped  and she knelt silently.  A young man was standing on the  other side^ of the garden wall looking  at her. He bliished as he met her  steady, smiling, gaze. "Picking peas?"  he asked. "You've got a lot, haven't  .you?"        ' '  "Yes, indeed; plenty this year. Have  you?"        .        r     [        "     ���������  "All wTe can eat and more too. Getting old, though. ' How are these?" He  crossed the wall and stood beside her.  "Yours are pretty tender yet." He tore  off another pod.- "Shan't I help you?  Two' can work better than one.-"  "Oh, thank you; you needn't bother."  Yet she smiled at him.  ^  "Oh, I like to do this.   I'll take the  inside of the row."  "It's ��������� very kind of you," she an-"  swercd, looking up .at him sweetly.  'How brown and strong and sinewy  he had grown since he had begun to  work in the harvest fields. She had not  seen hirm-for a long while, not since  they were in school together. She was  looking at him again .when he glanced  up and caught her eyes. This time  they both blushed. They said nothing  for some time. Mary picked busily,  and the boy whistled half to himself.  They were beside each other, with  nothing between them but the slender  trellis of pea vines, enough to give the  boy courage to say, "Did you hear the  whippoorwill last night?" *  Mary felt a flash tSat made her  nerves tingle.  "Oh, did you, to������?" she exclaimed,  then, stopped, abashed at her' own  eagerness. How eould , Alvy understand the confession she had made to  a whippoorwill just because it was unseen? "Where was it?" she asked,  with all ��������� the carelessness she could  summon. ,   .  "Down in the wood lot about half  past 8. I was coming home 'cross lots  back of your barn; been up at the other farm all day."  They were picking slowly now. How  pretty Mary was with her braided yellow hair, her rose pink ears, her  smooth lidded, down drooping eyes!  The ruffle of her apron, with its crisp  curves, seemed meant to hedge her  cheeks from kisses.  Alvy felt his heart throb dizzily. So  many words and thoughts went round  and round In .'his head that he could  not say one. And there was the screen  of brush and vines between them.  The delicate film of green was strong  as a prison grille through which the  serene face of the girl glowed upon  him. Somehow their hands met upon  the same pods. Mary's trembled, then  lay still'in his.  "I  saw you up on the roof,"  whispered the boy.    "You  were listening,  weren't you?"  Mary nodded.  "Do   you���������do   you   like   to   hear   it,  Mary? Do you like the whippoorwill?"  Mary's lip trembled.    "I don't know.  I guess so."  "Because.he���������he loves you, Mary."  "Mary, Mary, where are you?"  The two in the garden sprang up as  the shrill voice called from the kitchen.  As the boy leaped over the fence into  his   own   orchard   Mary   looked   after  him.    From the trees among which he  disappeared came clear, low and sweet  the call of the whippoorwill.  PICTURESQUE   BRITTANY.  A   'Market     Scene     In    Tills     Quaint  French Province.  Brittany is a land where the peasants  till the earth in zouave trousers, torea-.  dor   jackets   covered   with   arabesque  embroideries    and , green    waistcoats.'  around   which   run   lines   of  crimson.  The   women   wear   short   red, skirts,,  great medici collars and coifs that flutter about their heads like the wings of  doves.     From   beneath  the  points- of  their black caps the children gaze at  you with wide eyes full of the curiosity-  of animals.  These people live in houses built of  sculptured granite and sleep in openwork closets carved like the mouchara-  bieks of Egypt.     ,  In, spite of the "Breton Interiors" and'  "Returns    of ' the    Fishermen"    with.  which painters swamp the market this-  race   is   still   unknown   or   misunderstood, tor-they should be seen not In  paintings, but in their homes, in their;  old time streets, on  market days! and  when, in fair time, the tentsare pitched'  in the village market place's.' ���������, '  Fiery little horses draw to market  fish, fine vegetables and all the, early'  produce of Roscoff. They are spread'  out upon ,the sidewalk. Chickens"  cackle;, goats bleat; pigs, tied by the  leg, strain toward the vegetables,lsniff-'  ing at the fresh-greens.  Farmers   in   sabots,' carrying  great  blue umbrellas under their arms, with,  the two ribbons of their felt hats floating'down their backs, pick their way  among the Dinan  china" displayed on<  the   ground���������capacious'  soup   tureens,  .cider-jugs   and ��������� plates   covered   with'  painted flowers and grotesque figures. ,,  The peasants Converse with but few ,���������  gestures;    they    bargain    in,  gutterali,  '.tones., * '      ���������'", '    ,     '<  These taciturn people, forget themselves in the barrooms.on fair days.'  The taverns are full of noise. You.'  may, hear the sound of an accordion'  and the plaintive note of the biniou (a  sort of bagpipe), leading monotonous'  dances.    ' ' .,  Into the harbor come boats laden-  with fish; other boats go out.' The  fishermen are',full of business. Next"  week will occur the departure- for the-  new country. There are/ women who-  weep. '  Above all this agitation the smoke of  the village chimneys mingles with "'the-  great .white clouds.- The quiet sea mir-  - rors ��������� the sun.���������Artist Castaigne in Century. _     __^ ;  LITERARY TREASURES.  ���������'I  tome   Whlclr Have   Been   and   Some-  Which May. De Loit to View.  * (X '  The  world,   we  have., been  assured-  time and again, knows nothing of its  greatest men'.   Perhaps it is equally .ignorant about its greatest books.    Are-  we quite sure that the idols in our literary, pantheon   are -arrayed  in  their,  due order of precedence?   The rules of  precedence change, and who shall assert that those prevalent at any given  time are the final ones?    But,  above-  all, are we quite certain that there may  not be a notable work of genius lying  unnoticed    and    unknown    amid   the  wrecks of  the river  of.- time,, waiting  only for some lucky accident that shall  reveal it in all its beauty to an astonished world?  Such accidents with such results have  been frequent in the history of the  past. Indeed such accidents have preserved or have revealed to the world  no insignificant proportion of its now  acknowledged masterpieces.  .The hooks of the Bible themselves  have experienced the narrowest escapes from what might have resulted  in their total loss. The most notable  example Is that of Deuteronomy, which  disappeared from the Jewish world for  over a century. The story of - its' rediscovery by the high priest Hezekiah  during the reign of good,-King Josiah  is set forth in the Old Testament.  Shakespeare 'was practically forgotten in the days when Addison wrote,  his "Account of the Greatest English  Poets," with never a mention of the  name of the very greatest, yet it was  shortly afterward that Shakespeare  was resuscitated.  Fitzgerald's "Omar Khayyam" and  Blackmore's "L,orna Doone" dropped  stillborn from the press and later won  a sudden popularity by accident.���������William S. Walsh in Ei;a Magazine.  Patience With Eccentricity.  Many of tire leading people in English sociotyx regarded Thomas Carlyle  with a feeling almost akin to reverent  delight when he chb.se to behave like  an ignorant boor in their drawing  rooms, even taking his seat, it'is. said,  unbidden in the presence of the queen.  This generation, however, has little patience with such eccentricities.  It was an English bishop who, when  the historian Freeman had worn out  his patience with his rudeness, introduced him to a waiting audience as  "the distinguished scholar that so admirably describes and illustrates the  savagery of our ancestors."  Alnni   niul   "Water.  Alum purifies water in a remarkable  degree. Four gallons of water may be  purified by stirring into it a teaspoon-  ful of powdered alum. Allow it to settle for a few hours, when all the impurities will be found to have suuk to  the bottom of the vessel, leaving- the  water fresh and clear.  If is  f  i     ������  "/   '  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  WSBfiiffitWwlliffiaflrH.iaftM^ig'  ,ya?w���������C!,ynramflr^^  , Kew terrors have ueen discovered  in Stockholm for evil-doers in the  telephone. The creditors of a business man who had doubts of his integrity employed a- detective to obtain information about hiin. The de-  tec, ive 'tapped' the telephone wire of  tho house at which the suspect was  living and overheard enough' convcr-  -sations to make out a case asraindl,  the'man.    , . '������  Chatelaine  Brooch  '-and  Locket  Messrs.   C.'C. Richards, & Co.  Gentlemen,���������My three children were  -dangerously low with diphtheria. On  the'advice of our priest my wife began the use of. ' MIN ARM'S L.TNE-  MENT. In two hours they were  greatly relieved, and in. five days  they were completely well, and I  firmly'believe your valuable Ij.nimervt"  -saved the lives of my children.  ' ��������� ��������� Gratefully yours,  AUELBTSRT LEFEBVRE.  Mair's Mills,  June lOtih, 1899.   ,,  ������3feSSfl���������gS&?  x-^SiTS  tews&sS  mm  ���������M.m  zm  mam  x&  4  Jl  Chinese   PuxasSo  Eifel  Thirty years ago there were scai*ce-  ly any trained nurses in Berlin.    To-  *doy there  are many,   but it is   often  -difiicult    to  find  one  at a- moment's  notice.   It  is,  therefore,  proposed to  -organize the nursing profession by in-  -stituting,   a   central office where the  public and .medical men may be able  to learn at any moment when nurses  ���������are .temporarily  unemployed.  MINARD'S LINIMENT Relieves Neuralgia.   -  ... i*      -              .. ^���������  It is . calculated that every day  nearly -2,500, "pounds of' shoe-leather  is worn from1 the-soles of London's  foot passengers.  FOR EVERY CORRECT ANSWER'  ^^r^^!LJ^P.IL.ON:E:   cfeNT   OF YOUR MONEY  THIS  PICTURE PUZZLE   represents a Celestial  washing.   '. About him  are pictured faces of three customers.   Find these three faces; mark each,  then read and sign the accompanying request, return it to us,and we will v  give you ABSOLUTELY FREE, without any money, a finely gold-finished Chatelaine Brooch and Secret Locket.    We wish to impress upon any who may be suspicious  owing,to the unusual generosity of this proposition that there is no catchword or scheme in it to  deceive or disappoint you. ' We do actually give the prize if your answer is correct.-   Frankly, we  have adopted this method of prize giving, simply to interest you in our business.     We want your  I'- goodwill, and enlist your services only by offers that will merit your approval.    Upon receipt of  the prize you "cannot help being impressed with the generosity of our business methods, as  it is admired and worn by the most fashionable ladies. - The Locket opens and will-hold two-  photos.    Itis the embodiment of artistic skill and beauty,, and makes a most charming decoration.  With the prize we will send you io boxes of Standard Electine Medicines to sell,,if you can, atT  25 cents each, then return us our money and we will give you, absolutely, free, a beautiful warranted  Solid Gold Shell Ring, set' with 5 Simulatir-5 Rubies, Emeralds or Opals, a Nethersple Illusion  Bracelet, an Imported Parisian Belt Buckle and a complete set of Table Tennis (the  most'  popular game in the world). - Never before has there been gathered together such an array of beautiful premiums for so slight a service.    We know this from thousands of testimonials praising them.  DCMEIJ|ElE3t a11 y������u havetodo is to solve omr puzzle and sign and  IjfcHlfcwIPCll rettxri\ the request. ' The prize and medicines will be,. ,-���������., . ,   ,    ���������   ��������� , ,. .  promptly mailed postpaid, and even if you do not sell the medicine you at least get a beautiful prize.for simply making the effort and  interpreting pur-Picture Puzzle.    Write ussnpw "to-day."  You     ������1 CPTEMC  IIEIIIPIliC  Oft      1 ���������    -1   j " TflDflllTfl     ftMl  risk nothing:, as we do not ask one cent of your money.     EkEUIINE EVIEUIulllE uUiy Limited,   I UKUH I U)  Ullu  Request forPuzxle Prise |  and Medicine  Electine Medicine Co/; Limited  Toronto, Out.  Sirs���������I 2?_sve found and marked the three Faces'in'-your Picture  Puzzle, and if correct send rue a Chatelaine Brooch and Locket and  , Ten 25-cent Boxes of Electine Medicine. I agiee to make an earnest  effort to'sell the Medicinesand return you the money with the" under,  standing that I am to receive for this service a Solid Gold Shell 5-stone  'Ring, a Ncthersble Illusion Bracelet, a Parisian Belt Buckle and a set  of Table Tennis. J.������ I fail to sell the Medicine I will return it to you  in 30 days, arid ret&m my Prize for answering your Puzzle. - <  NAME  _ 1  j. 1   *  "���������*.*   ������d*    A^fcKAX*fc^  ...������..M..W������....ll|.ttW<Mil ��������� ��������� I.IWM..M.I������H.M..M..MW.^.>W..tt.M.  '    'T>      ��������� , , ���������    ��������� -  w.,������vi.  - -' r  '    ' ,   - r .  %���������������������������������*������������������**���������������������*������%���������>>t 1  rU\ie Gulf .stream 'is 200 fathoms  doep off Cape , Florida. 2STear Cape  Ilatteras the depth is only half as  great, the stream a'pp.earing to have  run uphill, witli an ascent'of- 10 in.  to the mile.  The   light-cavalry   is   composed  1 13  Hussar   regiments.    There   are,  .regiments "of-medium,   and 4 only  the heavy brigade:  of  12  in  COUC AND KIDNEY DIFFICULTY.���������  Mr. J. W. Wilder, J.' P... L.q.fnrp.eville, N.  Y., writes : "1 am subject to severe attacks of Colic and Kidney, Difliculty, and  find, ranne.ee's Pills afford inef. great relief, while- other remedies have, failed.  They    are  the   best  medicine 1  have  ever  -used." Jn.fact so great is the power of  this medicine to cleanse and purify, that  diseases of almost every name and nature  Are'driven from the body.  No one need fear eholera or any summer complaint if they have a bottle of  Dr. J. D. Kellotfg's Dysentery Cordial  ready for use. It corrects all looseness  of "the bowels promptly and. .causes a  healthy and natural action. This'.is.a  medicine adapted for the young-' and old,  rich and poor, and is rapidly becoming  the' most popular medicine for cholera,  dysentery,   etc.,   in   the   market.  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  ^ A IM 1T A ra WXJ JVI  Lak*, B. O.  ss  Statu ok Onto. City ov Toi/kdo, \   ~  Ijitcas County )  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is  -'senior partner of the ������ firm of F. J.  Cheney & Co.,-, doing1business in the City  of Toledo, County and State aforesaid,  and that said firm w'ill pay the sum of  ONE HUNDRED DOI/LAttS -for each and  and every -"case "61" Catarrh that cannot  be cuied by the use of trail's Catarrh  Cure.' ' FRANK  J.   CHENEY,  Sworn to before' me and subscribed in  my presence this Gth day of December,  A. D. 18S6.  A.   W.<  GLEASON,  (Seal)      ' .  , Notary Public.  Hall's  Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  and   acts   directly   on   the   blood   and   mu  cous surfaces of the system. Send for tes  timonials,   free.  F.   .T.   CHENEY   &  CO.,  Toledo,   O.  Sold   by  all   druprg-ists.   7oc.  '   Hall's   Family Pills   are  the  best.    ���������  The atmospheric pressure" upon the  surface of an ordinary man is 32,400  pounds. The ordinary rise and fall  of the barometer increases or de-,  creases this pressure-by about a ton  and a quarter. ' -   -  At the xJu>>ilee festival' 01 the Masonic Benevolent Institution," ������G0,000  was" collected. This i"s~tho record for  a charity  dinner."  Seven hundred aud two different  flowering , plants' have been found  north of the Arctic circle: not one  south of the Airtarctic.  The Escuria. Palace, in Spain, is  nearly 2 m'iles from jMadrid. 3t has  1,860 rooms. 80 staircases, 48 wine-  cellars,  and 8  organs.  HE?: HAS Till ED JT.-Mr. John Anderson, Kin loss, writes : ,-I venture to .*���������������'>  few. if any, have received area ter benefit  from the use of Dr. Thomas' f.jlcc-t ric  Oil than I have.' 1 have used it rofrtjlnr-  lv for over ten,,years, and have recommended it to'all sufiererS I knew of, and  the;., also found it of threat vUui= in  cases of severe bronchitis and incipient  consumption.  Tulse Kill, n Vetnor,  .the steepest hill in the  gradient "runs to 1 in 5,  is said to be  country.    Its  The river Trent is said to have  gained its name because thirty different kinds of fish were found in its  waters.  .Minartt Liniment Cures JipMiieria.  The temperature of a swallow's  body is extraordinarily'high, no less  than 112  'degrees Fahrenheit.  TirE, BLOOD'.  The  blood'is   life.    We  derive   from  the \ blood'"  life,  power,'beauty, and.  reason, as the doctors have been saying from  time  immemorial.   A  healthy   body,     a fresh  appearance,  and  generally all the-abilities we possess  depend  on, that source of life.   It is,  therefore,   the duty  of every sensible  man   to    keep the blood as pure and  normal   as   possible.       Nature,, in  its  infinite wisdom, has given us a thermometer     indicating the state >of the  blood.     which appeals  to  our reason  by    giving    notice     of its  impurity.  Small    eruptions    of     the    skin,     to  whicli'-we pay scarcely any attention,  headache,  ringing- noises in  the ears,  lassitude,  sleeplessness:,   are generally  a  sign  that  the  blood   is  not in  the'  normal state,  but is filled with noxious substances.    These symptoms deserve our full attention.    If more attention were paid to those symptoms  and steps taken to remove them, then  many  illnesses  from  which  we  suffer  would become unknown,   and the human body would become stronger and  healthier  '        Attention,        therefore,  should    be   paid    to     those warning  signs,  and  the  blood  can be  purified  xjmd.     poisonous     substances   removed  from    it   by     the  use' of Dr.  August  Koenig's Hamburg Drops,   discovered  more than 60 years ago.  Situated midst scenery' unrivalled tor  grandeur. The most complete health resort on the continent of North America.  Its baths cure all. Nervous and Musov*  lar diseases. Its wnteTS heal all Kidn������y.  JLlver and Stomach ailinentn.  They are 'a never-failing remedy for all  Rheumatic troubles.  TERMS $15 to $18*  to residence in Hotel or  per waekt  according  Villas.  Og  . Delicious  'flavor.    Free  ���������'   Put   up' In  tro m hull*. .   Warranted Pur������,  all   sized- packages."    <���������.  IMPERIAL RBAPLE SYRUP  The quality standard from Ocean to  Ocean. Your money back if not satisfactory. - - -  ftOSIB A l.AFI.AMME.As>rt8., MONTREAL.  DRUNKENNESS A   DISEASE  and can be cuved at     ������  THE KEELEY INSTITUTE  133 Osborne St., "Winnipeg.    Established 1880.  Over 300,000 cures. 'Don't be deceived  if yenr  want a cure    Take  The Keeley   where  yon  are treated bj a qualified physician.   Corse*  pendonce strictly private.      ,   . <  . Tort Said has only- 35.000 natives  md 12,500 Europeans; yet while on-i  ly 18 , natives died of smallpox ' in  1900,' there were 38 deaths,among  the whites. Vaccination is strictly  enforced by law oil the riatives:  Ogiivie'sV'H'U'ii'gari'an  ,'  Aa now manufactured  Insist on getting *a'OOILVIE'S/'r u  The great. FAMILY FLOUR.  they - are better .than the Beef 1  ���������������  ,. '���������  'vrwat-Js- overt  warfi0ce& fotf  '-���������'��������� ��������� - ���������������������������*; ���������-..>.',  One of" the common methods' of  transporting cargo in the towns and,  ��������� cities in Chili is- upon the backs of  horses. Groceries.- meat, ,milk���������in  fact, all classes of freight, from barrels of oil and cement to huge timbers and piles are carried upon the  backs of horses.  Only three war vessels each are allowed by treaty between the United  54fates and Canada to be kept by  ������.ach country on the great lakes.  Lever s Y-Z (Wise iTea.l) Disinfectant  Soap 1'owder is a boon to any home It  disinfects   and   cleans   at   tho   same   time.  No family living- :in. a bilious country  should be without Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills. A few closes taken now and then  will kee|> .the Liver active, cleanse' the  stomach ahd bowels from all bilious matter and prevent'Ague. Mr. ,T. L; Price.  Shoals, Martin Co.. lnd.. writes: "I  have tried a box of Parmelee's Pills and  find them'the best medicine for Fever and  Affile  I -'have  ever  used."  If all the houses in the United  Iv.ngdom were grouped together,'  they- would cover about 480 square  miles of ground.  The Dwarf Palm of Aig-srin.  The dwarf palm, which furnishes  considerable quantities of fiber, grows  in great profusion in Algeria and is one  of the principal obstacles to the clearing of the land, so thickly does it grow  and so difficult to pull up. Its roots, in  shape resembling carrots, penetrate  into the ground to the depth of a yard  or more, and when its stem only is cut  it sprouts out again almost immediately. As its name indicates, this palm is  very small and can only attain a certain height when protected, as in the  Arab cemeteries, for example.  Bisis mm������ DAHQ  Wlie World,  Winnipeg Picture Frame Factory  493-49!  Alexander   Ave.  $I.OO  .For Jife-size Crayon Portrait'taken out  of a group, or from any photo. , These  h gh-giade"pictures are sold all ever- for $3 50. You can have  the saute 'for $1.00, with ov without frame. Should you want a  frame to suit the picture, we can sell a 5-inch ornamental' Oak  aud Gilt J?rame for $1.75. A factory price.. Mail orders receive  prompt attention.  \rt^.  bRAKE,  Winnipeg, " ft/Ian.  hunting  Escaped With Hia Life  "Did  Biggs  have  any  luck  lions in Africa V"  "Yes.    Great luck."  "IIowV  "Didn't  meet any   lions."���������Washing'  ton  Star.  Ifow do you like, folks who always  refer you to..the.dictionary.-  Almost any man can save Ins money by not betting it on" a huvse race.  Zuydcote, near Dunkirk, was overwhelmed by sand in 1777. Only its  church steeple can now be seen.  When green seems the predominant  color of a rainbow, it (is'generally  found that rain and cooler weather  will  follow. -  Hawaii's population is one of the  most mixed on, earth. Of its 160,000  people. 00,000 are Japanese, 30,000  Chinese, and another 15,000 foreigners from Europe and America.  r*  Less  THE BEST.  CARNEFAG  A Veterinary Condationer..  ��������� ������M��������������� WliJ  What,. frayed your , linen ?.  Not Sunlight Soap���������  """ No,, indeed I  REDUCES  Ask for tbe Octagon Bar 833  The, Rubber that has the largest  sale in Canada, simply on account  of its  goodness.     Made from  AVinnipepr,   JIan.,   Jlarchx.otli,: 1902.  W.   G.  DOUGLAS,   ESQ.      .  Dear Sir���������This is to certify that I have  examined the inprredieiits used in- hulking-  Douslas'' Carnefac and have no hesitation in recommending, it to 'all stock'  owners as a first-class food, and is good  for fattening and keeping-all kinds of.  stock in good condition.���������Yours tru'lv. S.  J. THOMPSON,   Provincial  Veterinarian.  You can  obtain  it from your dealer..  (ss&n.) ������������^ rubber.    ,  "Granby Rubbers wear liKe iron  T-  H-   METCALFE".*  CO-  Grain and Commission Msrohants.  Highest prices paid for -wheat, oats, barley or flax in oarlots. "Wire or write m������  for prices before selling. Liberal advan-  co������ made cm consignments and handled  on commission.   licensed, and Bonded.  y. O, Box 050, Winnipeg, Man,  ��������� SANTA CLAUS  Advises   after  you   enjoy  your   Christmas  Turkey,   continue   the   nlc-n.sure   by   smok-  loi,'  a  LUCINA  CIGAR.  ?.o  other  has that  peculiar  sweet flavor.  Manufactured  by  OEO.    F".     BRYAN    &    CO.  >A/\    IM.    <J���������    No.    -ej.O<"P"  >h r*  ',      ISSUE!) EVERY TUESDAY.  Subscription....' $2 oo a year,  TiCl. -B. En&erson. Soitor.  ssr Advertisers who want ttieir ad  chavig-ea, should get copy in by  9 a.m.. day before issue.  The Editor will not be. responsible for the  views! sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  ��������� ���������������������������a���������iwiiMii���������iiw^iiii������������������imiM���������ti^ i������������������irm���������w������������������  Job Work Strictly C. 0. D.  Transient Ads Cash, in Advance.  TEA  DIRECT from the GROWER to the CONSUMER  C. J. MOORE. Sole Agent  CHAMBERLAIN AND  THE CHINESE.   .  The following* special London  cable appears in a late number of  the Toronto Globe. It .will be seen  that the present attitude of the Imperial Government on the Mongol-  ian immigration question is that it  is'a matter to be settled by the self-  governing Colonies, and disproves  the statement of the Victoria Times.  that the Imperial Government asked for the disallowance of British  Columbia  anti-Mongalian  legislation   because   it    was   considered  -inimical Co Imperial policy,     rhe  Laurier Government must be  held  responsible  for   the   disallowance  t*Mr Chamberlain's success in pro-.  ���������curW  the withdrawal of  Natal's  War claims is followed by'an ar:  rangement for a large contribution  to the expenses of the South African  campaign from the Transvaal by a  loan,based on'an Impe.ial guarantee      The  Rand .financiers would  have agreed t.o even a greater levy  upon the mining inductry if unrestricted license for the employment  of'Chinese labor could have been  obtained, but Mr;Chamberlain has  recognised   the   temporary   obligations of the Imperial Government  as  a   trustee  for   the new colony,  which" will   ultimately  decide the  labor question" on it's own account  when luilv armed  with the power,  of self government.   uMr Chamberlain   has; shown  himself equal to,  every emergency in" South   Africa,  "'hut, his most difficult'task-awaits  him in Cape Colony."  THE PREMIER'S MANIFESTO.  previous to his departure for Ot-  Ottawa,  Premier  Prior issued  an  address to the electors of We6t Yale,  which contains a very full expression   of  the policy of the Government.    We give a short summary.  The  Premier  says  he is  satisfied  that " what the country wants is  not  a  general election and consequent political turmoil, but quietude, and a chance for business conditions.     The political unrest  lor  the past four or five years has not  tended to promote the interests and  credit of this country abroad, and  , it   would   be   most   injurious    to  plunge the Province  into another  political  fight,,  with  no justifiable  hopes of a settled state of affairs as  the outcome.     The fact is pointed  out  that  both   the great  political  parties have equal representation in  the Cabinet, thus securing a period  of peace during which the country  would have an opportunity to settle down to business of a practical  nature.    The Government has de  terest of the rest of the'Dominion.  The're-adjustment of-our financial  arrangements witli the Dominion  is absolutely neces^ry. A measure  will be introduced at the next sitting of the Legislature to adjust the  inequalities complained of in the  taxing, of mining claims, ,  At railway meeting last night,  which was largely attended, resolutions were passed asking Federal  Government to grant subsidies to  Cape Scott Railway, and one to be  forwarded to Mayor McCandless of  Victoria, expressing appreciation of  his action and of railway extension  north.     A full account will appear  m-xt week.  of   Cutlery   and   General    Hardware  RECEIVED AT THE....'. : ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������.���������" ��������� ���������"' "' '  JSET      :,GA$H        STOItEi   ,  Telegraphic News.  cided upon a revision of financial  methods so far as that is possible,  and the present prospects in that  direction are very bright.    The expenditures for tbe fiscal year ending June 30th, 1902, have been kept  well within the appropriations, and  by the end of June, 1903, will, it is  hoped,  be balanced  by actual receipts, placing the Province for the  first time for many years in   the  p bition of having no deficit to   be  provided for.    It is the intention to  cut off every item not indispensible  in the interests of the public service.  The Premier  touches on  the  relations which exist between lhe Province and the Dominion, which he  considers very one sided,  and   in-  8 ancles the  manner in  which the  P ovince is sacrificed in the matter  of Oriental immigration in the in-  Vancouver, Feb. 9���������Complete returns give MirPherson 80 majority.  His election will be protested.  Ladysmith, Feb. 9���������Walter J. Mc-  Alpine, mirier,' working Extension  mines, was killed Saturday night  by an explosion of dynamite.  1    Washington, Feb. 9��������� The Senate  ���������will not ratify the Alaskan  bound-  >ary treaty;"they maintain there is  nothing in  the boundary question  t i. arbitrate,   and   therefore   they  .would not consider its reference to a  commission <*s provided in the treaty  London. Feb. 9.���������Announcement  from Washington that U.S. Senate  will not ratify Alaskan boundary,  treaty is attributed in some qu-.r  ,'ters here to be exasperation created  in U.S. by" Britain's attitude in  Venezuelan question. " The news is  regarded as very disconcerting here;  Canada will lose ��������� the chance of  obtaining free port for the Klondike  district, and most violent friction  must arise if gold is discovered in  territory under dispute.  Victoria, Feb. 9.���������Mr Dunsmuir  waited on this afternoon by deputation respecting proposal for railway toNorthern Vancouver I-dand.  It is understood he is ready to offer  them right, of way through his land  He favours a continuation of present E. and N.'line, and would assist  in every way company building it.  Nanaimo, Feb. 9���������Since the American Co, took over the New Vancouver Coal Co. rumours of all sorts  regarding possible trouble between  the new company and its employees  have filled the air. The appointment  of Mr Wall and his immediate resignation indicated that things were  not   running  smoothly.     Various  stories of a somewhat domineering  manner in   which   the   American  officials   are   conducting   business  with   the   men   have   been   going  around.    Then came the report that  the   Chinese employed   had   their  wages reduced from $1.25 a day to  90cts., with the additional  report  that they had struck en masse.   Now  comes a dispute which threatens to  develop  into serious demensions, it ,  having arisen over the use of safety  lamps and tbe cancellations of the  25cts. a day allowance made by the  N.V.C. Co.   to  men  compelled  to  work by safety light. The men have  quit work on this account.     Then  further trouble has arisen in regard  to   working the  lower   seam   over  which a dispute arose. This and  other matters will be dealt,wiilv-at  a mass meeting of the .Miners' Union Wednesday. ,'Rumored that, this  meeting will practically decide  whether the men will stay <>n or not.  ,.It is also freely alleged that preparations are being made that the  Western Fuel Co. will operate a  company store . for the Company  men. The confirmation of this  statement is lacking.  Bioemfontein. Feb. 8���������The conference here today between secretary  Chamberlain and forty Boers of-the  extreme party including C. Dewett,  when Mr Ch .mberlain rebuked the  delegation for presenting him with,  an address which he regarded as an  insult in as much as it impugned*  good faith of'himself and the Government has further widened1 the  breach between Boer factions.  Dewett, who spoke later, prefaced  his statement with saying that his  remarks would come like niustard  'after meat, and concluded with asserting that no co-operation of  Boers was possible as long as Botha  and he 'represented the peopLe.  Country would not be misled by  them and he would not rest till he  caused apolitical rebellion.  Pocket Knives, Table Knives and Forks  Spoons of ail kinds,' Scissors,. Razors and  Clippers,   Tea  Trays,  .Meat  Choppers,   &c  WASHING    MACHINES.  Dnnsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland, B.C.  Colt! Storage: i  Air   Dry  ystem.-  O t facilities for Storing" Perishable- Articles are now  c-nplete. Eggs, Butter, Game, Fowl and- Meats of  ' kinds Stored at  Reasonable   Rates. ; ;'  "   WARD wiil.be paid for information leading.to  the   con-.  viciion of persons appropriating or destroying bur Beer Kegs ;,  UNION.BREWING CO., Ltd,    .   >  Phone    27. ' nrjNSMUIR STREET P. O. Drawer   45  <* .-.-���������>"_���������_'-'-  izers  Alex. Wain was slightly burned'  in No. 4 niiie last week.   ��������� ���������  We are sorry to relate that Mrs  Willard has again had to be taken  to the'hospital. ,��������� Mrs Frank Park's  has been successfully operated' on  in Victoria, and,is doing well.  For Orchard,   Field  and  Farm,  Hi^hes' Grades     Best results obtained from their use.     Adapted to all  a.      " ' Soils.    Suitable for ..ll-.Crops.  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY1 & SOLUBILITY strictly guaranteed.  Government   Analysis   of  Standard   Brands ,. shows   them   to .'be  . ABOVE PER CENT OF PLANT .FOOD. .CLAIMED.    - ,'  TAKE     NOTICE.  r.  I intend fco apply to the   next  meeting of  the Board of Licence Commissioners for the  trausfer  of  the  licence of   the   late  Jauet  Gleaaori to Johu Frew.  WILLIAM GLEASON,  Duly authorised agent of the  >    late Janet G'oauon.  Dated at Cumberland  this  Second  day of  February,  1903.  4 2 03 ' 41;  "LAND REGISTRY   ACT''  " In the matter of an Application for a  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to Lot  one hundred and seventy four (174) Coinox  District.  NOTICE is hereby given that it is my  intention at the expiration of odc month  from the first publication hereof to iaoue a  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to the  "above lands issued to Edward Phillips on  the ofch day of September, 1893, and numbered 17026a.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registrar-Gen Kit al.  Land Registry Office, Victoria,  27th January, 1903.  4 2 03    Gt  Maimn Cigar factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  CIGARS  BEST  ON  EARTH.  Maunfactured by  P.  GABLE & CO.  NANAIMO, B.C.  Start the New Year Right  audit will End Eight.  G  'OMMENCING SATURDAY, JANUARY 3rd, 1903, I  will give with every dollar's worth purchased a PREMIUM TICKET valued at 10 cents. These tickets are  redeemable in Books. Keep your tickets and as soon as they  amount to the price of the book you want hand them in and  take the book free. This i? a grand chance to g^t a Good  Set of Books wi.hout costing you a cent. The Price of the  Books is from $1.75 to $4.oo.        Call and see them.  Standard  Formulae. ���������"��������� ���������   ,J  ' ,-.?     ���������    ', '  l Brand l\-V'-For Grass,   Hay,  Grain, Truck and General Farming    ;;  ''   ' . .  Brand ' "B"���������For Oichards,  Berries, Potatoes, Roots, Hops or any crop where  ' Potash  is largely needed. .-.,*    '    .'. '     ,.'      ,  BRAND "C" :For Crops on  Peaty Soils", Clovers,   Pease,   Beans   or.   wherever  Nitrogen is. not wanting.  We' also r.arrv a complete stock of   Muriate  of   Potash,   Sulphate   of   Potash,  Krtinite, Superphosphate, Thomas Phosphate and Nitrate  of   Soda.  For Prices,' P.-mplilet and Testimonials address  Victoria   Chemical Co.,  Ltd.,  3I i2 o2 VICTORIA,   B.C.  NOTICE IS   HEREBY   GIVEN   that  application will   be' made  to   the Lgeialative  Assembly of   British  Columbia  at  its next  session for an.Act incorporating a company  to  be   known   as the    " British Columbia  Northern  and   Mackenzie   Valley Railway  Company," with power to construct, equip,  maintain and operate  a hue  of   railway of  such  gauge,   method  of   construction   and  motive  power  as may be   decided upon by  the said Company with the approval of the  Lieutenant-Govcrnor-in-Counoil from Naso-  ga Gulf or soti.e other  convenient  point  at  or  near  the  mouth of  the Naas  River in  British  Columbia,   thence  by way  ot  the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to Dease Lake and  thence by way of the  Dease   River  to the  Northern boundary  of the   Province, and  from a point at or near Dease Lake to Tele-  c-raph Creek: alno from Deaso Lake or some  convenient point on itsline south thereof to  tho Eastern boundary of the Province, with  power to connect; with or  make  traffic  arrangements with other  railways;   also  to  build   and  operate   ste2imship3   and   river  steamers, to construct and operate telegraph  and telephone lines, to acquire water rights  and exercise the rights of a power company  under "Part IV of the  " Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1897," to accept bonuses  or   aids  from   any   government,   municipal  corporation,   company  or  individuals;    to  generate electricity for the supply of light,  heat and power, and to exercise such  other  powers and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficient carrying out of  the above undertaking.  Dated at Victoria,  .B.C.,  December 1st,  1902.  CHARLES H. LUGRTO,  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 12 02    6t  r  To Cure a Cold in One Day take  Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if  it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.    25c.  52t    14 1 03  NOTICE IS   HEREBY GIVEN  that ap-!  plication will be made to the  Parliament of,  Canada at its next session for an Act incorporating   a company to  be  known  as  the  ' 'British Columbia Northern and Mackenzie  Valley Railway Company,"  with power to  construct,   equip,   maintain  and  operate . a  line of  railway of  such guage,   method of  construction and motive power aa may be.  decided upon by the Company with the approval of the Governor-General-in-Conncil  from Nasoga Gulf or some other convenient  point at or near the mouth of the Naas  River in British Columbia by way of the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to Dease Lake and  thence by way of Dease River to the confluence of the Liardand Mackenzie Rivers, and  from  Dease  Lake to Telegraph Creek and  from the confluence of the Liard and  Mackenzie Rivers by way of the Liard,  Polly  and Stewart Rivera to Dawson, Yukon Territory; also fro.n Dease Lake or  gome  convenient point on  its line South thereof to  the Eastern boundary of the Province, with  power to connect with or make traffic arrangements   with   other railways; also  fco  build   aud   operate steamships   and   river  steamers,   to   construct and operate telegraph and telephone lines,   to acquire water  rights  and  exercise  the rights of  a power  company under "Part IV" of the ''Water  Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897," to accept  bonuses or aids from any government, municipal corporation,  company or < individuals;  to generate electricity for the supply of light,  heat and power, and to exercise such other  powers and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficient carrying out  the above undertaking.  Dated at Victoria,  B.C.,  December 1st,  1902.  CHARLES H. LTJGRIN,  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 12 02    8fc  Reliable Lady Agents wanted to  take orders for the Beat Custom-  made Dress Skirts and Walking  Skirts in Canada.    Write quickly.  Dominion Garment Co.,  Guelph, Ont.  3 12 02 Box,  209,  f  :-Jf\.i

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