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 to'il{i1tinVX^ltM*:<mMtM-*"^**-L^iJuam-*lt*xl''���������: *-"���������������"'-������*./'.  ��������� -Y>ffTtx^fl^vl^,<'Y^^^^J^^(|.l'*^-^.^^^'^^^.'^0tt^^-^r*ywSPlt-KJgr'  ' /vV>- ^^WL  '  .'������  \  '<   I  NINXH'YEAR./  CUMBERLAND, ' B." C.'. -WEDNESDAY, 'FEBRUARY 12,   rgoa.'.  SSB&3S33BSSHSS83&3ESHS  MINERS'.'MEETING.  ,,'  'V  Dry  Goods,  ' ��������� ���������   ���������       ���������<,  \- Carpets  arid  Rugs,  , {Linoleum,. ���������      " r ���������   f   /' \    ,  .  ������    . Matting*,     "r  ���������'   .,\ ;*. ,- "' .  .  /'   ' ' .,' -Curtains,' '   '    .'    .>���������. v" '- ���������'   /<  '" '_   -    '    House'"JP.ufnishi-n^s,/'-. -  ���������:'  . '   ���������      Groceries, " ' '���������" ;   ;  '".b '���������',.,'"'���������.  x Flour arid ;Feed% ; "  -  ->     /   > ��������� ",;- --Boots <& Shoes,  /"' *    - . .0 '.. r '���������;..   v������/Rubber Goods,  .''"! f Gents. .Furnishings^ - "Clothing*. 1,  ^������ 1  .:Gom^inatioii Iron- Bed and; Sprmg'- from f g.,75  * * If ' J n    X .   . * - 1 ,. 1  /'The meeting for the" purpose of  npminating"~ca'ndidates for examiners ,tdok' place" Sun day .last, in Cu m-  ���������berland Hall.'' '.The-following seven  gentlemen wereVnominiarted .'���������Mat-'  thew Mitchell, , Richard <'Coe, snr.,  John Comb,-Jt.s'. Reid, Thos. Ripley,  Wm.' Mcliellan*, Thos. Dpheriy,.  Two will be' elected \ as  members  and' two '-to act as alternates, the  election ,to be held on Saturday in  the-Old School kouse./.  ' -^The, object of the Board is to examine  miners;,, shot-lighters,   fire-  bosses and overmen as to/their -fit-  riess to carry on 'their occupations  ln^ccnne^ction-with^ the dangerous  calling of'a miner. ' Itjis to be hop-  .ed'that the move will be productive.  'of good results, and.- is certainly a  step in the,right direction.    W^hen  a-'school ,of. mining ,is-'established  here;"asJnoJrdoubi'nvill be in the near,  "'futuie���������'���������&  most'-necessa):y .concern  J, ,x t,    u     t       i I-       -      ���������_ .J       1 ������  iri;aj3ountrylike,'ours~trien many  young' men now"going'o"h-*aidile8sly  about their daily work, may be able  to study this important "profession  carefully, and so~ "fit themselves 10  '-be,'able to db".auy work'"necessarv '  in "and about coaixand" rock, mines  %^ssM������za ������aasaasaaESSEaBit^assBzss^sE&  -!<J  r  ^.4'  ^'-i?  ������i  ^1  ^idiolIes::&:.'&eifdiif������; iicf"'"'  61' YATES;STREET^'.VICTORIA, ,B. C.     :  Jjp. -xAcjputs for RCcCprmick HaTX^fiting^hCcliine'ry.:?.,^'^-'.-  ^     l\rrito for price-; and particulars."'' P. Q. Drawer 563.  bns ������3??axSi:  ^r������ff  POP;  ���������AUcWif^QICJ'Kf|^^  USEFUL AE  'it  ,-  4  'Ji-^J  which   are   ornamental   as   well  t      t \  and a source of lasting pleasure.  ������.rftgr?t.������.������a.^^..TC..  ���������ttWrwMteaSafc  -^c^Ha^  We have a most complete assortment���������  EASY    CHAIRS;     LADIES'    DESKS.   ' MUSIC   CAB.  >,JNETS, WORK BASKETS, PARLOR - TABLES,"  CHINA     CLOSETS, ,     HEARTH     RUGS,       TABLE  i COVERS,, FINE CURTAINS, TABLE LINENS,  NAPKINS,- BUREAU COVERS, TEA and DINNER  SE1S, SILVER WARE, RODGERS CUTLERY,  CHINA1 AND   BRONZE   ORNAMENTS.   ..  Our Catalogue gives fall information and Prices���������Preo to you.  WBILBE;   BROS,  THE FURNISHERS. ' VICTORIA, B.  1,ZR"Z"    TJS    S^OIEi^ ���������mewBBeaEstcsffP^'  JOB    PRINT ING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate1 F.ates.  ������  I  V  ft  circulars; ;  ���������    NOTICES ; ,  BILLHEADS  ,        LETTER-HE ADS  MEMORANDUMS  ENVELOPES  BUSINESS CARDS  LABELS & BAGS  BILLS OF FARE  Etc., Etc.,; Etc.  CONCERT PROGRAMMES  BALL PROGRAMMES  DISPLAY-BILLS  POSTERS   . ,  - .     CONCERT TICKETS  BALL TICKETS  MENUS  RECEIPT FORMS  ABSTRACT or ACCOUNTS  Etc.. Etc., Etc  ,    SCHOOL 1 TRUSTEES".-  ���������  - '   '���������*   ,   "MEETING'S.';"  J /     '  , -������������������     -. ������'-   ~   ��������� ���������' -  , 11, ���������  - The first meeting-of the Trust ees-  under tKe new-'order:6L things took1  place- on,"January-20th,1 at which  'Mr?ArH:'Peacey 'fvas* elected chair,-'  maii^and 31: T.\ H.,/Carey,-' seek-'  ���������tary1.'. It*was1-resolved.thatfth'e'.s^c-,  ret a ry  comm un ica'te 'with t h'e - City  .Council re meeting that body. ���������/"-' ;    ,  ���������>'x On,the 2'4th,the-TriTS.tees.af,-embled Act:the City BEall and1- were duly  s������vorn in  by Mr. C. J." Moore, J.F , *  after .which,! hey submitted the loh=  lowing estimates for the year to the  City Council, which were accepted:  Teachers aud Janitors Salaries, ������3,730  - Insurance Premiums -  150  Coal and Fuel  75  Repairs and Incidental ,. 300  Total....'..  $4,305  For first three months, from January 1x4 to March 31st, 1902 :  Salaries'. /.  ������ 9i5  Fuel  25  Insurance  150  Repjiirs, &c  75  Total.../. SH95  At their meeting on the 28th it  was resolved the Janitor be paid a  straight salary of $20,per month  aud have duties clearly defined.  'On February 3rd"it was resolved  (hat school building be insured for  $8,000���������$3,000 each in Royal and  Phoenix Comnsnies. Moved that  an order for $50 be drawn to pay  premium. The following bills were  presented:--  D. Kilpatrick���������-Coal  ������ 15 00  T.  Edwards     205 00  Paper File  90  Freight.-  50  Carried that an order be drawn to  pay above, also for-teachers' salaries.;. Report from teachers for January received and filed. Carried  that brass.band' be permitted to u<=e  central room in Old School,.provid-M  ed they put same in repairs and  keep in good condition. Carried  that wing room in: old.school be  locked and/in future that occupants .  be   charged    50c. .every- meeting.  Carried that tenders be called for  boarding .doors and windows in  same building. t  , CHINESE NEW'YEAR.  1 k , j        Y " ' f  J <' *  The festival was kept with all due  ���������ceremony   and   merry-making   in  .Chinatown where the fancy lanterns  outside.and painted decorations inside, made, a gay( scene of-Qliinese  splendour.   The event is earlier'this  year   than'   last,    it ��������� then /caking  place  just  at  the time of the sad  disaster' in    No.   6   mine,    >vhich  dampened the spirits of 'all,, whites  and Qhinese alike.'   This year, however,   the .merry-making  went  on  without a cloud, and the only sufferers (2^appeared to be the squad  of white chinks who' had to temporarily fill the places of coal and rock  dumpers, ashmen, and 'firemen. at  -the various pitheads. ' Their hear is  were full of sadness'indeed, but'n'ow  it is over, they are happyjagain.and'  are all smoking cigars���������good cigars  'too.' Old Dick savs he never hadsuch'  a time in'his life.   Shortv is plumb  'full of oranges, while-Boston is wil-  "'ling to forgive s-M, past:, grievances  for'the sake of'.bote cigars.    'The  usual swarm of small tpys'tormentr-  ed'the lives o"f the merry-makers in1-  Chinatown1  by  their  importunate  /solicitations for fire-crackers," sweets,  "&c, x It is only a' question of time.'  ,<when   the"fChinese will xlose their  doors to all/outsiders0 during their  lN"ew Years", and "for this we cannot ������  'blame them."     Many of tthese same  lads-who abase themselvesjby hogging" f com a-people who* in that sea-  'aon, are  open-hancled to all. .take  --every opportunity to throw stones  and mud/as^hey mob a^Chinam'an  walking^ quietly-along the streevU ,  ft)  |ggxSx^@g������@g^-3gSgggSx^2g������.  'K LOCALS.  '  *** .Tde Report of the Council ���������'  Meeting is held,over ti.'l next'week   '  Mbs   Piket   has   been   seriously    ,  indisposed'for the last few days.   ,    .  ������ Mr H. P.- Colli's has been laid up  the last few da)^s wfth an inflamed  knee. * ' ' D -    >'* ,    <  < > >  -Mr H. Smith, bf Comox, brough.t  in a largo panther from the hea'o;.of    .  the lake Saturday.' ',     ,' ' '   "  ���������Master Willie Mounce celebrat-   ".  ed his birthday on Thursday last"  -'  1 &' number of Lis young friends par-   ("  taking of hiSxhospitality'^   ',   :\) -:.- -  Going to CoRONATiON-^Mf Duris-;',  -  nduir   has   accejjted theT invitation^v-  ext'eod'ed loihim as Premier'of Bie.V \  .t.-vbe present at th'e.coronation'fes-.' '  tivities next .June. -.-    ./^v't���������"."-,? ,%\ ' ,  .y Mrs L. Mounoe' entertained'/ -Her"\:  Sunday  School   class\;at   tea"' 'Lon '������������������,  Tuesday' evening-o'f < last','webk. f,be-  . '  fore - ..her-, departure- for ��������� ���������'Victoria.'"'  ,,  Mrs 'Mounce will" be7greatly.*missed. 7,J,"���������  in church work My .the" members of J-  'Grace-Methodist Church.    ''I   '.���������  c     ^  Death.���������Violet, the fll,year old,-'' ������  'daughter  of   'Mr  and, <Mrs '"Jam.es ..'���������>'  'ft  & ->"..  4t\ Z  ��������� fit .  '*'.Y-^jl9*x..l  ���������a.-'  j*  11 r  i**y  i    ?t Atsr  X lj t ' * .  '" ,^  ."-SWi  )     *     -   \x    * ���������  * Exte ri s i 6 nVR e \ i et F u'ri d."  --,  'T,'     RECAPITULATION/      <-     /'i'  A concise stateinent of the repont  given'' in" last   week's Issue of the1  irione}' collected in lhe'town for the  above fund :���������  Colliery Co/a Employees;" $56S 50  K. G. & Co. 's E uployeet,      Ui 00 (  ������,8 10   '  ."Vx.^?!  ������1  Towa , loc  Total $740 60  THE    LODGES.  ORDERS  EXECUTED WITHOUT DELAY.  Mr Bryan, who was Democratic  candidate for the Presidency of the  United States, addressed-a meeting  of 4000 Boer sympathisers at Ch-ve-  land on Sunday. He declared-he  was glad the war had cost Britain  so dearly, as ifc would teach . her a  lesson that would not soon be forgotten. He eulogised the Boers,  and urged them to continue the  struggle.  Officers for current term elected  by the various Societies are as  follows :���������    ���������  A. F.    &    A. M.  Installed on St. John's night���������J.  Baird,  W.M.;   J. Thompson, S.W.;' T. H. Carey,  J. \V.;   L. A  Mounce, Secy.;   T. Edw-rdr,  Treas.j T. Hudson, S.D.; D. McKay, J.D ;  kJas. Reid, I.G./F. D. Piekard, Tyler.  K.    OF   P. -  John Horbmy, G C; R. Robertson, V.C.;  G. Robertson, P.; W. H. Can.pbell, K. of  R. and S.; J. P. Stiuthers, AT. of E ; R.  Horeal, M. of F.;' W. Whyte, M.A.; S.  Mignone, I.G.; S. Davis, O.G.; Jos. H-jr-  bury, M. of W.; T. E. Carey, G.L.R.  L.    T.    B.  W. D. Walker, W.M.; R. McNivea, D.  M.; H. JFairbdirn, R.S ; T. Whyte, Chap.;  G. McMillan, Fin. occy.; ilra T. Ripley,  Treaa.; Miss McNeill, D. ofC; Mi-:. W.  Whyte, Coiid.; Mrs Jaa. Smith, I.T.; C.  Gnmc, O.T.; T. Ripley, P.M.  Ii. O. I.., INTo. 1676.  D: R. McDonald, W.M.; G. Robertson,  D.M.; A; Armatrcno, Socy.j P..Sttdcl:������rt,,  Treas.; G. McMillan, Chap.;" T.. Dohtrty,  Fin. Secy.; W. McCIellan, D. of C-; -H.  Faii-bairn, Lect.; A. Urqahart, I.T.; J.  Gilinorc, O.T. ; .'.-.':    . '  DBTJII53.  J. Morroehi, jST.A.; B. Bardczoni, V.'A.y  fJr. B. McLean, Secy.;.Jas,. Tobacco, Trea.-.;  S. Francioli. I.G.; L. Tauella, O.G.1  ; i: o. o. ��������� p.' ;  R. Hornal, N.G.;"J. Benuie, T.G.; T.  Whyte, Treas.; F. A. Anley, Secy.; W'.  McClelland, Goud.; R. Gibson, Warden;  F. Piekard, R.S. of N.G.; A. Gray, L.S.  of N.G.; D. Li. McDonald, D.D.G.M.;  J. Denton, R.S. of V.G.; R. Hargreavej,  L.S. of V.G.; R. d'sstord, R.S.S.; Jas.  Reid,.L.S.S.; C. Whyte, I.G.  WOODMEN.  T. E. Bate. O.C.; O. H. Fechner, A.  L.; L. W. Hall,; Clerk; C..H. Tarbell,  banker; J. P.Struthera, escort; C. Hummer, v/ivtchman; T. K. Bank3, aentry.  Mrs Carthew of<thiscitv,- ahd.spehf^ i  -a parfofiast summer ..visiting here,' x*  ' "iMe Hodson ancl family of5bourt-'���������������.? I i^$*  enay,- ,haye,*r -been,; called ;-updn to ^ ~;:.:, J"];'4^!  mourn the^deatb of ,their-,y'ouhgest'/',', v'c^rsg  child" from.^the effects ,i^ofl[ .scarlet'/Vp^Mn  fever.f ,-The little.one' wasihtWred*:.l>r>/���������',������I,,l^  at Sand wick,on the^nd.'inst.*-, Mr-'^ -.v-CvV'^'i  and- Mrs- Hodson'-" have: the ''svm'-v.-'U'."^ ""%'  pafhy of their''many friends ih;their^ ^'". ~ '"^r  -sad bereavement: . ^������**c\     ,   ,        .'''."' k  - "Another-HEARiNG.TT-The 'aclioii '"^^ ,���������/-"/ .������'<  taken by Mrs Cameron'of-Nanaimo . ' ! ���������s ''���������'  against the Union .Collier}'. Corn- -  pr.ny for damages claimed /for 'the '"'  death of her former, nusbahd/'Mr :  Is ighti vgaie," was ' hey rd��������� a- /sec-"  ond time in Visncouver, The ������  witnesses in the, c.^se include ^Misses l  MoGill, the two Nightingale children, Messrs Hugh Grant and, Dan  Hatty. ' >   " :  i. i.  ??  NOTES.   ��������� " -*  &  WHARF  The l following shipping - noteH  were omitted from las- week's 5ssue  because yf arriving-i,:>, late for insertion:-^-   - X   .  S S. Trader is loading a cargo of  firp clay for Victoria.  S.S/Tepic and scows loaded coal  on Monday for Vancouver.  S S. Wellington sailed for Skag-  way Friday with a cargo of coal.  S.S. Wyefield arrived Saturday  and is loading a cargo cf coal for  Port Los Angeles.  Baige Robert Ker ai rived Monday and is loading a full cargo of  coul for Vancouver/ -    '  S.S. Faralloh vtas in   for a part  cargo of coal for thf American Revenue Cotton  Service etationecl, at  .Sitka.   .-..'��������� "\.  ���������������������������.y-v: /,[���������;. ���������':���������������������������.  Barge Richard III completed her  cargo of coal Saturday and -waits  ths tug Pilot to tow her to Douglas  Island Alaska. , ;  S.S. Selkirk loaded a cargo of coal  for Vancouver sailing on Wednesday. . - S.S. Tepic and sco>. s also,  loaded coal for Vancouver on Wednesday.      './;  Winnipeg, Man. Jany-. 24;���������In  the. legislature ��������������������������� to-day Afctorne}'-  General Campbell in introducing a  Bill to amend the Education Act,  announced lhat the Government is  considering the advisability of fur-  ni-'hing free text books to schools,  and also the question of printing  them. =������������������ ..rvr.rw...tf*.���������i*rt*..������...*-.J(MV** *'1-^tX4*2-*~.Zjr2.V2-l������ZS&.  ^aai.-ru.-sj ji-v.zJ3ifWd!;xiirijtu axjtfeaisWff'aM-'-a ������i%-raxWK������t'i53ss������rrtr.': Ut-iis*t ���������*��������� m������a������������i������aiii������������u*M������-������������/ ^���������o������������������  _.... ^x. rvstisHM  vaatJtiMwrvmnn^Mt  ���������r ���������     I  Ii  e ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  $ By ST. GEORGE RATHBONE  That, Blurlsoe anticipated trouble  ��������� 'Rex could guess from the especial  care with which tho cowboy examined all-the-weapons"in camp. Should  ������. .desperate .battle 'take place every-  ',thing .Lui.t-ht-dej.end upon their ability  to   throw  lead  with   tlie" utmost  cel  erity,  arid  .litii,  "tlie  programme  lo neglect.  wanted  no  hitch      in  that   could   be    laid  When  -looked  the  f,  Hastings,  upon   it  falling  saw  this, action   he  ������S    one    might  view  mercury  in   a   barometer,  or  surely it foretold, trouble.  Jim .knew.      ' ,  His life training had been such that  ?fo<: , could  judge     from   sources    'that  were  utterly   invisible   to   the   ordinary eye. - ,  ' At  least,     with   'this   valiant' little  ,        ���������''band    around     him,   staunch bellows  - one and all, well armed  and ready to  --g'ivo  a   good' account, in    the' day     of  batJc,   Hex   could   contemplate     the  '.possibility  of" an  encounter  with  the  cruel inipis under Hassaje, the witch-,  'doctor  -with   something-   approaching  equanimity,.      It   was   entirely' 'different from tho sensation of desperation"  ���������that'swept over him  when-''at  bay in  , -that.lone eabin he wioldcd the   good  Joldu Scottish   blade," "with   the   enemy  -swarming  over  the  roof  and   seeking  "to  overwhelm  him  from  every   quar-  'tcr at once.     , ,   ,  ���������During the afternoon the squads of  ���������blacks -were seen more-frequently and  ���������a.tpClo.seR range., and toward (evening  JBludsoc madd t u p his' mind ' they,  .. were upon the trail, so that it , was  extremely' fortunate the night would  soon give them an opportunity to  -continue making- progress toward  ' IBuluwayo.  .   t ".The lire was-extinguished  while the  \   .-sun. still shone, and a, wretched apol-  <.' *ogy lor a meal- taken. ,,<    '"' .  '  x   TJien,  waiting  only  until  Jim gave  'the woVd.'they were oil.  "   '  It  was  a journey  never   to   be   for-  ��������� gotten���������a journey  to  which .in years  ��������� to  come they "would  look   back  with  ,.iUie"strang-estr,scnsations possible.  .     ,   ' Seldom did anyone speak. andVwhen  "'     fat became'    alsolutely necessary,-   the  'words 'were uttered in' a whisper.  ��������� "TJie moon was a friend in one way,  _ --Ki:-.ce,itrgave them .light'by means of  lW hi Lb "they could  see  where,, to  walk  iind thus    'in  a great 'measure  avoid  .    <ihs(a.clrs  that.in  the darkness  might  81 sive  served  as  snares   to   their  feet;  . .rut  at .the same  time  there  "was  always  hovering  above  them  the  dan-  1 ser     that, 'this  same    mellow    glow  which  shed'itself abroad  ovorr tangle  ������nd  plateau  and  plain,   might'reveal  3, heir  presence     to   the  keen   eyes    ,of  -    the venaeance seeking  Zambbdi. wandering hither and. thither in  the, hope  .of just such  a lucky windfall.  If one  lone  warrior" discovered   the  rattle  e.\pcdition,      his     signal     cries  .    -would   -be  echoed    from     mouth      to  .__13nOxJx.il,   until   the   welkin   must     ring  with   'the   tidings,     and     from   everv  'quarter     the    surging    black      impis  -���������would  come sweeping  to  tho attack.  No   wonder,   then,   the  members     of  *ihar,  little  b;.nd  felt  a  grave  respon-  -sibility  resting  upont thorn���������no   won-.  ���������������5er*thoir  nerves  were  excited     to     a  1 ten<ion "that  became    absolutely     ap-  ; palling ere-the night march was ha^f-  v/con eluded.  In1 every  suspicious  sound  "Rex  fan-  'v~ied  he could  hear  the tread     of     an  enemy.    (    From   almost  each   thicket  dooming up ,011 either quarter he could  /imagine    that    hostile    eyes detected  .their   movement;   and   many  times   he  --actually believed he heard 'the strange  .jurLling  sound     of  an  assegai "speeding-through   the  air.   when "it   turned  ont'to be the humming (light  of some  ow������ <-.'.-  nirh<   I ird   of ������t not her  character,   which    had    been   frightem-d   *by  -���������Their  approach.  As hours patped and  nothing  occurred   lo     disturb   the     silence     of   the  ni"hi.    these   Tears   which    I.e.   enter-  4 .si nod  on  occouni   of   Marian's    pres-  -ciix-o  more  than  anything   else,  granu-  -:'-l!.V f'i'ew loss  in  volume, for he  rea-  ���������'.'I.k'-ed   that   tlicy   were   putting     much  ground  between    ''them.'..'l\'o:-;  and   tho  ���������tmnvL kraal,    and -with  each passing  'hour-their' chances of  uili-mnle escape  ��������� '-grew brighter.  Hhif'soe    announced., thai  they  were  now  in  the country  of  the  lUalabelo.  '���������ivhicli-'  adjoined     the . Zambodi   territory.     This,   <:f  course,   did   not    im-  l prove' their  position,   srnce   tlie  cous-  Trs  of  the! Zulus   were  at   war1   with  "the British, and in every quarter dur-  'ing  much  of  the  day  could   be  heard  ���������tho roll  of  the  war'���������drum,   while'signal  fires  flashed   their  glowing     messages  from kopje and isolated    peaks'  sifter  the day  king had sank to  rest;  sand'night brooded  over  the land.  Airain a   halt. ���������'   '  The night'was well spent, and Mar-  ������������������3an  weary. .  Bludsoe had been on  'the alert,  and  .'���������������rice more    took  his  little     company  Shto   retired   quarters   where   the   day  xnight   be  passed   without   more  than  the ordinary chance of discovery.  Of course a certain risk hung abovo  -them always, for if passing eyes noted their trail, suspicion would be engendered, with a possible chance of  ���������discovery.  . As before, Jim selected an elevation  ���������for' their second camp. Its advanfc-  were   numerous,   and   every   one  recognized   them.     ��������� ,-,.  Here they passed the .second  day.  Bludsoe had    managed     to -arrange  matters  so   that, their  trail  appeared  to  pass  the elex-ation and  ended .   at  the drift beyond.  Anyone following them would  doubtless believe "they had gone down  ���������lhe stream.  It was well they did so. 1  'During the day the various bodies  of marching impis that came within  r.'^nge of the field ' glass astonished  them. -       "     -  "Bless me," declared "Lord Bruno,  as he saw the tenth -detachment of  giant blacks pass in .among the foot  of the hills, "the country is alive  with the beggars. \ I had no idea  they were so thick. . Cecil .Rhodes  must know t!his if I ever get through  alive. I, declare the British South  African' Company has a bicrger affair  on its hands ,than 'the good people in  far away England ever dream. There  are no limits to these black soldiers,  apparently." '   , /  Once   during   the   day  they  had     a  scare, when a small party came along-  following  their,   trail:   bu't   Jim   Blud-  soe's American tactics were too r.'ucli  for     Matabele     shrewdness,    and   tho  last  they  saw  of  tho .warriors '     tho  whole   clan   was   scurrying   down   the  drift,   eagerly  looking   out  for     some  signs" of the  fugitives  who   were  not.  JNight,'again���������blessed night,  since it  was to take them,    another long step  out   of   this     country     that   swarmed  with hostiles.  They had fared but poorly in the  way of food. Marian did not know  it, for Rex saw that she was well  supplied. The >- cowboys' had' cooked  the last bit of meat over an apology  of a blaze in the middle'of the. day,  and, Jim still disguised as a' Zanibodi warrior.'had watched his chance  to bring water to their'camp from  the nearby stream.  , All were glad when the day, which,  had been a series of naps and alarms,  was numbered witli the .past.       '   *  ,  At  least   there   was , some   satisfaction  in  being'on  the  move.      -        f  ',  Bludsoe's task as guide continued to  grow in responsibility.    It'seemed as  'though   they     had     wandered  into' a  ..veritable  nest, of ^hostile  camps.      To  Lhe right could'be seen the blaze upon,  a-hill that sent messages 'to  the'.next,  station,  appearing and vanishing in a  mysterious   way that was  intelligible  only to the savage mind, and serving  the purpose of a semaphore or a telegraph 'line %as  camp  after 'camp  took  'itPup and flashed. <it on.        , '  O.ther fires there were at. times,  which burned steadily, and here our  friends knew the'Matabele hosts rest-'  ed, ready to gather when-'the proper  time came, and sweep once more upon  the land controlled by the aggressive  British company over whose destinies  that, wonderful -man  Cecil Rhodes  A physician mentions the case ''of  a man who could be made to .drealm  about any subject by whispering  about it in his ear while he slept ;  and it is a familiar fact that persons who talk in their, sleep will frequently answer questions if spoken'  to softly. - 'r   ',  It is not    the generous man    that  gives you his word and, then breaks  promise.  his  A misfit docs not "always mean a fit  that a young'lady had. \  ,' Some people claim that it is their  object to elevate the stage, when' as  a, matter af fact they only went on  the stage to give themselves'a lift.  The pessimist ( groans that'he has  not a friend^ left in the world, and  the optimist0 tries to comfort him  with,the suggestion that he' ought to  that none of his friends got-left.  . Honolulu dwellings have a curious  feature in the provision -made for  lighting'the exterior as well as the  interior. Electric lamps are /set m Hie  masonry of the walls, thereby throwing  a reflection   both  inside "and   on  the lawns,  where the residents spend  most of their nights.  Don't worry, there will always be  trouble enough to go round.  It is as useful to know what not  to<say as it, is to know what to say.  man  is  cocksure that    his  is   . checked      through     to'  is no use to argue    with  When a  baggage  Heaven, it  him. "  , f . . .  A man is' never so bad that he  might not(be worse, or so' good that'  he might not be better. \  HUNGRY  When  child  is   hungry.it  cries  food���������  kills some  nervous, wreck,  better . seen    than'"'in  power    to ,feed  give it food  it  is  satisfied���������it grows quiet 6r goes tosleep.    When the  nerves are hungry they pain,'that is their cry for blood���������blood that is'rich  and  rod���������that   brings   them'  -that nourishes them and gives them  strength, steadiness and rest���������no pain is harder'to bear.   Pain  people��������� it wears them ,0111���������it saps''their strength until ,it leaves them a '^mental,  physical  and  Nowhere in all its happy range   are  tlie splendid effects of Dr. A. W. Chase's Nerve Food  these cases, giving as  they do to the blood all that,makes it rich and pure.   J   Strong  m    its  these crying, painful nerves . back into'their natural state again���������strong,   steady,  quiet''and free from pain     v  Miss  E.  Ii.'   Harrison.   Laurier,   2.1 an.', "writes :���������      *'''',' 0 '   > u ;       -  ' >   " 1 want to say that I-have been greatly benefitte'd by the use of  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food'    About a ve'n'-  ago r w;as troubled with fainting,'or,,,as  the doctor called it, '"sinking spells/'      At first {hey occurred once or  twice a month and then became nfore frequent until 1 grew so "weak that  I could not'walk' up"- sLairs  aln   >'r  I was at this time troubled with a cough and was so very, nervous; that  a knock  on-'the doorxor'anv sudd?'  noise meant agony to inc.    The doctors  called this  nervous'prostration,   and'some  of  them " n"  'decline. *   I have used five  boxes'.of 'Dr. bhasc's Nerve Food, am able to  as strong as I ever was.  Signature  and;  &-.Co.,  Toronto.  do  said  I  was 1 in''&-  mv    usual work and    am  almosl  CT have not   had a .fainting spell for six months, and consider myself cured'. 1 .(   ' '  portrait   of Dr.- A.  W. Chase on each box.  Price oO cents  at  !~:'    \-   .    \  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates' -  '."THE TYRANT INCOME."  The Whole  Mutter  Summed   l/'i>  ,Jlr.-i.  .liibtruilier.''  by II011.  their  again  viscid  to  act  "fluid,  as ily-  and   were'  traps.  ready,'  o  The  has  ti' in-  presided���������"the one ��������� individual. able ' to  control 'their . fierce leaders by the  magic of his logic.       l .  'Again and again their course had  to be changed in order to "avoid the  dangers thai lay in wait.  No one murmured at this ��������� so long  as discovery could be warded'off they  had  no   reason  to  enter  a  complaint.  The night was well on .when thcy  saw a light miles away, which Bludsoe examined through the glass when  a chance presented itscrlf, - declaring  that it must be a Matabele kraal in  flames.  That the spectacle aroused the various camps to fever heat they could  tell from the louder roll of the tomtoms, and occasionally .with the  night wind came a swelling chorus of  fierce cries such as could only spring  from  the  throats  of  Zulu kind.  All at once Bludsoe halted them,  indicating that there was danger c in  front.  And while the little party stood  there, in whispers deciding what was  best to be done, the plain, unmistakable thud of horses' hoofs beating on  the  hard ground  electrified  them.  CHAPTER XXVJ1I.     '  THE GOD  HUNTERS.  There could be no mistake about  it���������horses were approaching them,  horses that seemed to be going at  their limit, but which in the experienced mind of the cowboy guide had  been   ridden  far and   furiously.  \anou.s speculations Has; ed through  the brains of tlie members const it.11 L���������  in.:' that little company. Hastings  conceived the idea that the vanguard of the British force had reached  ed  fot  For several numbers-past of  Cornhill   Magazine' instruction  been'given in the art'of living  comes ranging from '������.78 to  ^lO.UOO'  a year/aud now the wholes matter is  'summed up by the Hon. Mrs.      Ans-  truther under ,the title or "The ' Ty-  'rant'Income."  '   "The truth .is this," she'says'.  "The  secret of financial  happiness, lies    in  your own personal  attitude-, toward  your income,     ff you treat it.as    a  ��������� friend,  on whose generosity you may  rely to help you in time of need, then  will'    you  be  doo'tned.to   disappointment,   fort few  incomes  have      great  souls -^ they arc mean and shrinking  things,     incapable * of   ( heroic '. expansion!     But if, from -the very.' instant     th'at     you" \md  it  forcgatdicr',  you  treat it as, y'qur" natural-^ enemy,  then^may your" life'Jbc a-happy'-one.'  Conflucr it, or.'j-itjwill assuredby conquer you, and become-your   ' tyrant.  Yet "Only in one"v.-ny 'can' it be hum-,  bled and.  r.:ougrt low,  and happy is  the mail who discovers the way      to  do this early in his career.'    Keep it  hidden,    .for publicity, is  to   it-     the  breath of  life,  and-once  the glare  of  publicity   falls     upon     this   unlovely  Galatea,    it    will rise up and mercilessly will it trample upon you    and  your  most  precious  possession���������your  independence. Therefore     hide  it  Never let your nearest or your dearest suspect its real height,  or broadest    suspect   'its    real     height,      or  breadth,   or length,   or power.     Keep  it as secret as you would the    knowledge  of  some  hideous  crime;    guard  it from the public gaze as you would  the most appalling skeleton that ever  sat     in     family     cupboard!     Should  searching questions   be  put  to      you  aneut its size, do not hesitate to lie  right    royally    in your      responses.  Swear it is" but a small, weak thing,  worthy     of  no   consideration,   incap-  *ablo of sustained effort,  and thus by  your cunning words force it to      sit  cowering in the darkness of    private  life, not daring to assert itself or to  tyranniz-j  over  you   in 'that      horrid  fashion   already partly  liinted  at   by  a previous writer in these papers."  Soma I.<>m:irk:ible Statistics.  , A',compilation made from  the files  Qof     a"   prominent  pro-Boer  Parisian  journal shows some remarkable . statistics.     It has reported "1,101     bat-  ��������� ties, the-principal'results being: Boer  losses ��������� Killed,   1S1   men,   including  23, officers;   captured,   300 men      aiid  17J officers. ' British   losses:     Killed,  3,189,180'men,   including 60,000' officers;*   captured,   190,000 men      and'  8,000 .officers.,   Boer'guns  captured,  14;   horses  and mules,   30;   provision,  trains,. "42.     British  guns .captured,  2,160; horses and mules, 7,000;  provision trains,   813."    Decisive ,   -Boer"  victories,   1,094.. , -Decisive    ���������, British  victories, 7.    Boer forces pursued by  British, 121 miles; British .forces pursued  by ~Boers',' 26,118' niiles.     Boer  generals killed, nil.   '_British .generals  ^killed,   71,' including five -who     were  killed three times, .and oneq(Gcneral  Me'thuen)  who .was" killed seven times  during the 'first ,four months .of -   the  war.   -General  Kelly-Kenny had  head blown off in "three separate  gagements,   succinctly described'  the paper's correspondents;  and  fore   leaving  for   home -General  Lord  Roberts  had, lost "five  legs-and  nine  right arms.     Up to the beginning   of  October Lord Kitchener had been a.s-  sassinated     three   times  by   his   own  men in revenge for the harsh discipline lie kept on enforcing.        <  - Some ��������� of - the -people . who -would  rather ,fight than, eat are not'at "alh  fond of fighting, but they,��������� are dyspeptic.    , ' ' ' 'A   .-",'. *  his  en-  by  bo-  A PLANT WHICH DINES.  this   point,   and   beliexed  he show-  commendible discretion in waiting  give   the  signal     to  a  royal   Anglo-Sax-  Bl.udsoe     to  'with  greet1 them  on  cheer. '  With  Lord   Bruno,   the  case  little  more  to   the   point.  He     recognized  hard  ridden  horses  exactly  the wrong-  relief     expedition-:  Buluwayo-  from   that  was    a  the fact that tho  approached from  direction to .ho a  roin M'angwe or  -the animals came out  quarter   where   the   fiam-  ���������-���������jsS'cs  ing   heavens   told   of  a  Matabele  village on fire. -  The two thintrs were not <���������''���������>���������"'nected  in his mind as .with Bludsoe. On'tne  contrary Lord Bruno fancied, these  horses .were' their own steeds, and  when Jim in a sibilant whisper bade  them drop down' in. the grass, he imagined it was only a design on the  part of the guide to waylay the robbers  and recover their mounts.  But- Jim . Bludsoe had different  views, though he made no attempt  to  enlighten  the  others.  Nearer came the sounds, and in  the dim light two moving forms appeared���������men mounted on weary,  foam-flecked steeds, which they urged on "with occasional exclamations.  The words startled Lord Bruno,  since they stamped the riders as of  the same race as himself, and neither  savajre  Matabele nor  Znm^ndi.  (To. be Continued^       i._i_ili  The Sundow, Common   to   TJojjgy  Ground  in   Knjrluiid.  Anions      the    insectivorous  plants  there i.s  hardly  one of greater interest than the sundew (Drosera rotun-  difolia),  which is common on  boggy  ground     in     many parts  of Britain.  The     leaves    of '   this    plant     says  "Chamber's      Journal"     arc supplemented by highly sensitive clandular  hairs   or   tentacles   which  secrete     a  viscid fluid;  and  when any small insect  inadvertently   alights   on   these,  it  is  held  fast      while  the .tentacles  gradually bend  down and hold  it  in  a  close   embrace   until   its   digo.svi.blo  parts  are      incorporated  within     tho  substance    of tho plant. ��������� The entire  process      has      recently  bee ti photographed by Mr. A. E. Goodman, and.  the  pictures   are  reproduced   in     the  pages  of the  "Amateur Photographer,"  under the   cp.iaint      title of  "A  Tragedy     in      Six Scenes."     In the  first of these pictures we see a small  fly,      a.n     aphis,   settling  upon     the  treacherous  and sticky points  of the.  plant which is destined to devour it;  and  in  the  subsequent   photographs,  which  were      taken  at  intervals     of  from thirty to forty minutes, we see  how tbe victim is drawn nearer and  nearer   to   its   doom.     In   this  interesting  photographic  experiment     we  are told    that the digestive process  lasted  for  about/three, days,      when  the      tentacles      once more  resumed  their extended position;  but they remained dry for about 24 hours, and  thus  allowed the remains  of the repast,      the indigestible portions     of  the aphis,  to be carried away by the  first  puff of wind.     After  that     the  glandis   once  more   began   to   secrete  A TOovel Fire Ahirm.  A novel fire alarm has been fitted  up in the big recreation room of the  London fire brigade headquarters. It  takes the form of a 4.7 shell, which  has been converted into an electric  alarm signal for a general "turnout"  iu the event of fire. The shell was  sent by Commander Wells as a souvenir from South Africa, and the  chief officer has had it converted to  this novel purpose. It makes a resonant1 fire signal.  Yotir-'F^ith  . will be as strong as ours if you try  'StiHofr'sr::. -::j  G on sumption  Cure''",' W;"  ' **   ( * t  and ours. isv so-strong we'guar--  antee a cure'"*or refund money, '  and we send j^ou free trial bottley  if you,writs for it.'. SHILpH'S-'''  costs"25 cents, and will cure"Con-*  \ sumption, Pneumonia,Bronchitis"  '"��������� and  all  Lung  Troubles.     Will  c cure a Cough or Cold in'a day,  ,   and thus prevent serious results.  .    It has been doing these things '���������  for 50 years. '  S. C'WEUS & Co., Toronto, Can.  r^  Karl's Clover Root Tea cures-Indigestion  'Even  tho selfish  for more than his  man will not   ask  share of trouble.  Miiiard's Liniment Cnres Colds, Etc.'  The  unexpected   cannot  happen    to  the man who is always expecting it.  A jryle  as a French .->puaker. -  The Duke of Argyll is said to be  one of the most fluent and accurate  speakers of French in the United  Kingdom.  Silver 111 Britain.  Silver in Britain is legal tender  up to 40s., pennies up to a shilling,  and farthings only up to sixpence.  When  Gold  f.ooks  Oreen,  Gold can be beaten out so thin that \t  allows light to pass through it. iu  which ease, though it still appears  brilliant yellow by reflected light, it is  green as viewed by transmission���������that  is, by the light that passes through it.  This curious effect can, easily be observed by laying a piece of gold leaf  upon a plate of glass and holding It between the eye and the'light, when the  gold will appear semitrauspareut and  of a leek green color.  Street Car Accident.���������Mr. Thomas Sabin  says : "My eleven year old boy had his foot  badly injured by boirgr run over by a car ou the  Street Railway. Wo at onco commenced bathing the foot with "Dr. Thomas' Ecleotric Oil,  when the discoloration and swelling, was removed, and in nine days he could use his foot.  We always keep a bottle in the house ready for  any emergency.'  If a  girl  really  loves  you  she  will-  sit  out  the evening in   the  back  parlor with you rather than put you to  the expense of taking her to the theater.  Holloway's Corn Cure is, a specific for t*io  removal of corns and warts. We have never  heard of its failing to remove even tho worse  Jrind.  Even  man's  pointer  the  detectives do not  footsteps     until     they  dog  get  FOR theTEETH 25c  Waggs-  a re-  A������d'There Are Otliers.  Old  man   Blowitt has  . markable memory, hasn't, he?  Niiggs���������Wonderful. Why, he actually remembers * lot of things that never  bxipn^n-id.   .���������'���������'.���������'  An   Itnpmlent   Dog.  One day Bean Nash joined some fine  ladies in a grove and, asking one of  them who was crooked whence she  came, she replied, "Straight from London." ������������������;���������'      ��������� [  "Confound me, madam," said he,  "then yoil must have been warped by  the way!"  She soon, however, had ample revenge. The following evening he joined her company and, with a sneer and  a bow, asked her if she knew her catechism and could tell him the name of  Toiiit's dog.  , "His name, sir, was Nash," replied  the lady, "and an impudent dog he  was!"  A  woman's whole face is sometimes  said to be her fortune, but some men  get   through  solely   on   their  cheek.  Palo% sickly ^hildron should use Mother  uravos iVorru Exterminator. Worms are one  of the principal causes of suffering in childron,'  and should be expelled from the system.  A woman thinks     she  is  becoming  used to business when she has learn-  suspicious of every man she  ed-to be  meets.    '  MiBanl'Sj-LiniDfent Cnres Ganet in Cows.  It is much easier to reach the top  of the ladder than it is to stay there.  Money is the rich man's faith,-.the  poor mail's hope and the good man's  charity.  It  occasionally    happens    that    a  man's best friend is- the one who  sists him home.  as-  At. all  seasons of the year five  o'clcok in the morning is the coldest  hour of the 24. ..*���������������-...toUW-JL.  2>.  ������  ���������; i  HOPE AND  EFFORT.  V:  Dope is of the valley; Effort stands     '      '  Upon the mountain top, facing the sun;   '  Hope  dreams of' dreams made true  and  great  '   deeds done; ' ' ,  Effort goes foith with toiling feet and hands -  To attain the faroff, sky touched tablelands  Of great desire and, (till the end is won,  Looks not below, where the long strife, begun  In pleasant fields, met torrents, rocks and sands.  Hope, but .when Hope'bids look within her glass  'And shows the' wonarous things which may befall.  Wait not for destiny, wait not at all;  This Icads'to failure's dark and dim morass;  ' r Sound thou to all i.iy powers a trumpet call,  ( And/ staff in hand, s'tuve up the mo'unLain pass.   '  ���������New York Tiibune.  IAPerilous Wooing!  How a Lover Was ' Put 'to a   ������  Severe Test to Win His ���������?���������  ���������   -        Sweetheart. a.  %  X  -  Wi ,  V  If  1.  BY BJOMSTJERNli) jpJOBNSON.    J  From tho time,that Aslang was'quite  grown' up  there  was   no  longer  any  , peace or quiet at Husaby^   In/fact^all  the handsomest young fellows in the  ,  village did nothing but fighjt and .quar-  ��������� - ���������rel night after night, and it was always  1     worse on  Saturday,, nights.    Aslang's  <   -'father, old'Canute Husaby, never went  <'   to bed on those nights,without keeping  on' at least his leather breeches and lay-  ing a good stout birch stick on the, bed'  '-beside him.    "If I have-such a pretty  "'daughter,", said old'Canute,' "I must  .'   know h'ow'tOj.take care of her."  ��������� Thor %'esset was only- tlie 'son of a  poor cottager, and yet folks said that It  was he who went bftenest to visit the  *' farmer's ^daughter, ��������� at ."Husaby.     Of  ''course; old .Canute was not pleased to  ���������- - * hear, this.'.   He said it- was. not ,true;  , tli'at, at "any ra'te, he had never seen  himthere. 'Still, they'-smiled and whis-  '    pered to each other*that if he only had.  **   thoroughly^searched the hayloft, whith-"  -    er  Aslang   had ��������� many  an  errand,' tie  \. .would;have found Thor there.", '*    \ '  ,  Spring earner and Aslang went up the  mountain  with the cattle."' And-now,  .'-when,the heat "of the day hung oyer  *  the valley, the.rocks rose cool and clear  through tbe'sun's misty rays, the ,cow  bells tinlded/tiie shepherd's dog bark-  Zed, Aslang sang her ";jodel" songs'"and  1 blew,.the cow-horn, all the young 'men  felt their-hearts-grow "sore and heavy  _ h as they'gazed'upon herJbeauty. 'And  ' _6n' the .first Saturday' evening one, after  * the other they crept up'the hill, but they  ^ came' down- again quicker .jtlian they  r - had,gone up,, for at tho top slood a man  twho  kept- guard,,, receiving each  one1  t" who came up with such a warm recep-  ,    tion that he all his life long remembered the words that accomp'aaied.the action,  "Come up here again-and there  will be still more in store for you!"  All the'young fellows could arrive at  ������ but one conclusion���������that there was  only one man in the whole parish who  had such fists and that man was^Thor  Nesset. All the rich farmers' daughters thought It was too bad that this  cottager's son should stand highest in  Aslang Husahy's favor.  ' Old Canute thought the same when  he heard about it all and said that It  there were no one else who could check  him he would do it himself. Now,  Canute was certainly getting on in  ' years. Still, although he was past  sixty, he often enjoyed a good wrestling match with his eldest son whenever time indoors fell heavy on his  hands.  There was but one path up to the  mountain belonging to Husaby, and it  went straight through the farm garden.  Next Saturday evening, as Thor was  on his way to the mountain, creeping  carefully across the yard, hurrying as  soon as he was well ��������� past the farm  buildings,' a man suddenly rushed at  1  him.  "What do you want with me?" asked  Thor and hit him such a blow in the  face that sparks danced before his  eyes.'  "You will soon learn that," said some  one else behind him and gave him a  great blow  in the back of his neck.  '   That was Aslang's brother'.  "And here's the hired man," said old  Canute and attacked him also.  The greater the danger the greater  was Thor's strength,    lie was supple  ��������� as a willow and hit out right manfully. He dived and he. ducked. Whenever a blow fell "it missed him, and  when none expected it he would deal a  good one. Ho stooped down, he sprang  on One side, but for all that he got a  terrible thrashing. Old Canute said  afterward. that he had never fought  with a;braver fellow.- They kept it up  till blood began To flow. Then Canute  cried out, "Stop!" Then be added in a  croaking tone, "If you can.get up here  next Saturday, in spite of Canute Husaby and his men, the girl shall be  yours."  Thor dragged himself home as best  he could and when he-reached the cottage went straight to bed. There was  a great deal of talk about the fight up  on Husaby hill, but every one said,  "Why did he go there?" Only one  person did not say so, and that was  Aslang. She had been expecting Thor  that Saturday evening, but when she  heard what bad happened between him  and her father she sat down and cried  bitterly and said to herself, "If I may  not have Thor, I shall never have a  happy day again in this world."  Thor stayed in his,, bed all.Sunday,  and when Monday came he felt he must  stay on where he,was., Tuesday came,  and it was a lovely day. The hills looked so fresh and green.    The window  . was open, sweet odors were wafted in.  the" cowbells   were   tinkling ' on- the  mountain, and far up above "some but  was-"jodling."    Truly.'if  it  had   no.  been for his mother, who was sitting  In   the   room,   he   could   have   cried  Wednesday came..and still he stayed iu  bed.    On Thursday, though,'he hen an  to think about the possibility* of beinj  wen again   by. Saturday,-. and   Friday  found him on his legs again.   Then he  thought of what Aslang's father' had  said, "If you can get .up to her next  Saturday without being stopped by Call ute, and  his  men.  the girl  shall  be  yours."   Over'and over again he looked  up at Husaby farm., "I-shall never see'  another Christmas," thought Thor.  As before mentioned, there was buto  ono path up to Husaby (hill, but surely  any stnmg, able .fellow must be able to  get to ,it,. even though the direct way  'were barred to'him.    For instance, .if  he were to row round the point-yonder  and fasten ,his boat at the one side,;it"  might( he' possible'' to climb  up' the're,'  although it was so very'steep that tho  goats r had great difficulty in'climbing  it. .and they are not usually afraid of  mountain .work.-   ,    > * "   cv'    ��������� '-       '' r  -S'.turdny rea'm6. and. Thor went.out'  early  in, the morning:   -The'day was  'most   beautiful.,   'The   sun'  shones so  brightly that tlie very bushes seemed  alive. Up on the mountain many>voices  ?.;ere' "jodling.y and there was much  blowing of horns. When evening came,  ho. was".sitting'at   his   cottage ^door  watching -the" steaming .mist' rise *up on  tho hills.   He looked upward.,'AIL was-  quiet. , He'looked oyer toward Husaby  farm, and then be'jumped into'his*boat  and rowed away round the point.   >    ,  Aslang sat before the hut.   Her "day's  work .was done. She was thinking Thor  would i not come that evening arid that  therefore many others might come, instead, so she unfastened the dog and  -without saying anything walked'-far-  ther "on. - She sat down'%so\ that she  could ,seo  across the   valley,  but the  mist" was rising there and  prevented  her   looking   down.     Then .she  chose  another   place^ and 'without/Ainking  more about it sati(lown/so,'.tIiat she  looked toward-the side where lay the"  fiord.    It seemed to bring peace<to her  souL when  she' could  gaze  far away  'across the water. ���������" - . : : *     -' - -"'/���������,  \ As she slit.there the fancy struck her  that she was inclined to sing, so she'  chose' a song with long drawn notes,  and' far and wide it sounded through  "the mountains.   She liked to' hear Jior-  self singing.-so'she began over again,  when tho first verse was ended. _ But  when she had, sung the second it seemed to her as though some one answered  from far down below.   "Dear me, what  can  that  be?"  thought  Aslang.    She  stepped forward to the edge aud twined   lier arms, around  a slender  birch  Atlantic. While he did not come to  America himself, he caused a pottery  to be erected at Burlington, N. J., previous to the year 1090. through his  agent John Tatham, who, with Daniel  Coxe. his son, looked after his,large  interests here. It is recorded that in  1(591 Dr. Coxe sold to' the West New  Jersey society of London, consisting of  forty-eight persons^ his entire interests  in the province, including a,dwelling  house and pottery bouse, with all the  'tools,*for the sum,of f0,000.  DEHORNING-CATTLE.  Speed of One Ocean Current.  ,j Some -time ago the figurehead of a  ship was picked up near a .little island  off the, coast of Western Australia,  which, from tbe course it was pursuing  when 'found 'had evidently only just  arrived there. It was identified as belonging to a vessel tbat had been burned at sea near Cape Elorn, at a point  just (5.000 miles away, two years and a  half before/' The mean rate at which  the figurehead had traveled was therefore about six miles and a���������half a day,  and this may be taken as being the  speed of the particular current which"  had borne it along.'',   '  which hung trembling over tho precipice and looked down. But she could  see nothing. The fiord lay there calm  and at rest. Not a single bird .skimmed  the water. So Aslaug sat herself down  again, and ..'gain she began to sing.  Once more came the answering voice in  the same tones and nearer than the  first time. ' "That sound was no echo,  whatever it may be." Aslang jumped  to her feet and again leaned over the  cliff, and there, down below, at th<|foot  of the rocky wall, she saw a boat fastened. It looked like a tiny nutshell,  for it was very far down. She looked  again and saw a fur cap and under it  the figure of a man climbing up the  steep and barren cliff.  "Who can it be?" Aslang asked herself, and, letting go the birch, she stopped back. She dared not answer her  own question, but well she knew who  it was. She flung herself down on the  greensward, seizing the grass with both  hands, as though it were she who dared  not loose her hold for fear of falling.  But the grass came up by tho roots.  She screamed aloud and dug her hands-  'deeper and deeper into the soil. She  prayed to God to help him, but then it  struck her that this feat of Thor's  would be called "tempting Providence,"  and therefore he could not expect help  from above.  "Only   just   this   one!"   she   prayed.  "Hear  my prayer just this one time  find  help him!"    Then she threw  hoi  arms round the dog. as though it were  Thor whom she was clasping., and rolled herself on the grass beside.it. (,  The time seemed to .her quite endless.  Suddenly   the   dog   began   to   baric.  "Bow  wow!"  said  he to Aslang and  jumped   upon' her.  and  again.  "Wow.  wow!"   Then beer the edge of the cliff  a  coarse,  round  cape came to view,  and���������Thor was in her arms!  He lay there a whole minute, and  neither of them was capable of uttering a.syllable, and when they did begin  to talk there was' neither sense nor  reason in anything they said.  But when old Canute Husaby heard  of it be uttered a remark which had  both sense and reason. Bringing his  fist down on the table with a tremendous crash. "The lad deserves her!" he  cried.   "The girl shall be his!"  It used to. be thought that rapid filling of the silo' was all important.   It  must be filled so fast that no layer of  fodder could wilt'before it was covered  with another, and thus the fermentation, ^beginning' at the bottom,  must  gradually, work up through the' mass'  until it-reached tlie surface, where oxidization or "rotting* began, which again  worked, downward ".until the- decayed  matter on the; surface prevented any  more air'from going.down,- says'American 'Cultivator.    Naturally we accept-  ed1' this idea, as it ,was sent' out by  learned  chemists and  scientific  men,  but, opinions have' cnanged since those  days in.the light of positive facts. 'The  .farmers who have, not been able to fill  their silos as rapidly as they wished to'  or have been obliged .to wait f or jhelp,  for weather or for some' later field to  attain maturity or those who from lack  of' facilities for  rapid handling / have  been obliged to "fill slowly' nave found  -their -ensilage was :ih* no way inferior  to that which' was%ii~put' in practically  ���������at one time or without pause excepting  for the ^night's rest., '"And some have  learned that it does not injure it if a  part of the water iu It dries out before  it is cut.   The moisture is enough un-  ' less the fodder has become dry> before  cutting ���������by  reason  of . being overripe,  suffering from drought'or being frost  bitten.    Either of these causes may  make fodder so'dry that it will be benefited by a wetting before it is pressed  into the silo.  Fodder Versa* Silage.  At New Jersey experiment station in  1897 it was proved that, while the cost  of harvesting, storing and preparing  for food the dry matter contained iu  corn was greater per unit of dry matter In the form of silage than in the  form of dried,fodder, the feeding value  of the former was much greater than  that of the latter. The yield of milk  was 12.S per cent greater and the yield  of butter fat 10.4 per cent greater from  a given amount of dry matter fed in  the form of ensilage than when fed as  dried fodder. It was also found that  at 1 per cent per pound for the milk  produced by the animals the value of  the corn crop'wa** $10 greater per acre  when fed as silage rather than fodder.  Simple and Efficient Case For Holding-, tlie  Animals.  In response to inquiry The National  Stockman republishes the subjoined do  scriptibn of a dehorning cage:  Dimensions, G feet long, G feet high,  o^s feet wide at top0 in, front and -iy2  feet wide at top at back end;,bottom oi  foot board a foot wide, with seven  cleats V/2 inches thick, a foot long,  nailed across it to \keep cattle from  slipping; footboard 2 inches/thick and  rests on three 2 by 4 inch crosspieces  4. "feet long. To these are bolted upright pieces 7 feet long, 2 by 4 inches,  ��������� for nailers for sides of cage: Across the  top of-cage are used two strips 1 by 4  inches for each set of uprights, bolted  one on each side of upright. Tho inside of ,this��������� frame'is boarded up with  inch plank of convenient widths. The  lower 2\'������ feet should close enough to  prevent .animals putting their feet  through the cracks.,   ' '.  On left side, three and a half feet  from bottom, should be used a board  a foot wide and a foot longer than the  cage.' In this bore two one inch holes  four inches - from sides of board.  Through these put a piece of���������rope and..  tie on outside.' This loop'is put over the,  animal's'1 nose and drawn tight by the  use of a hand spike. ..An upright lover  is ,used to catch the back of 'the head  and draw it to,tho' left side of cage.  This .upright should be, a strong 2 by 4  inch,'" xT feet long, bolted to bottom  crosspiece,near upper'end,, slipping the  right side, the back and forth between  the^crosspieces.that hold the tops ofthe  two front uprights in place. Thi." lever'  is ithrown:to t'he rightawhen open for  the, animal1- to enter. ' As |1soon as the  Easter  Excur  OE\SS  VIA THE >  ,  CANADIAN PACIFSG RAlLWAf  LOWEST ?g?P^ RATES'  .  .. TO AUL,  ONTARIO POINTS  AND"   * ,  MARITIME   PROVINCES,  G# 3 M  s  STOP-OVER PRIVILEGES, eastV.of  '.    FORT WILLIAM. : ���������  i, ,  ������'V.f|  DAILY TOURIST and-First-  Class .SLEEPER'S/-1-."'  i'  ��������� ������ i  These Tickets arc First Class and,1 ���������.  FIRST CLASS SLEEPERS  ���������" May be-enjoyed ,at a reasonablo ''.  .    *   '���������   ''"���������$ /-charge. >'' ���������/   ���������-">,.'',  V/l  v.'^  For full information' apply to C. P.'  R. Agent, or'fco.-'-',    ' _</      r'       " '''*;���������",  i   c. e. Mcpherson, '        , *  ,\ '������������������ '   General Passenger Agent-   <"  .f    -,V")  '- I x   f V,   -'      .  . h) >  ^ ������[  v       At-    '-ih. A 1  I &' \4   ������- --.fr; 1  rv ,*.. ������v#'������''*|  J'\  ,.   ,      -< - DEUOKKIXG CAGE./    \       ,    .  u  head passes it is pushed to the left side  and fastened as tight as required by a'  small -iron pin , slipped";through "the  crosspieces at top back of it.    .     * :  x As soon as the'head/is'fastened-a  hand spike is, slipped .through the cage  back of the animal and another over  the neck to hold the head down.' These  remain in place usually without held-,  ing, the operator standing in front  while taking off the horns. The smallest animal having horns up to a bull  weighing 1.S30 pounds has been de-  hrrued in .this sized cage. Animals  weighing up to 1,200 pounds pass right  through the cage when the holding  lever is.thrown back against the right  side. Cows heavy in calf and larger  animals back out of the cage.  CANADSASyi  NORTHERN  l^kM:  iW < -1 J, I  J-.  ���������to.  Excursions  TO EASTERN CANADA  O.Vf- tfM  - ������<   tA-L-I  ,->! ������>ix ,rft|  i    M.  -xv x ���������  Children Should ho Taught to be ThrifftT.  A savings bank accourt is a great  incentive to thrift in children. If  one is begun for the baby, even with  a very small sum, and added to  through all childhood and youth  with a certain proportion of the  money that otherwise would be spent  carelessly by tlie child,- there will be  a very respectable amount on the  credit side of the ledger when the  depositor is eighteen years old. The  habit of self-denial is not the least  of the substantial benefits that follow a wise economy of money.���������Ladies'  Heme  Journal.  Speaking-  From   Experience.  Smith���������I understand, Jones, that you  have given your consent to your boy becoming a newspaper man?  Jones���������Yes; I gave my consent and he  tried the work for about three weeks, but  found it unsuitable.  Smith���������Found it unsuitable?        i  Jonos���������Perhaps it would be better to  say the work "found him unsuitable.',  .Smith���������So he left it?    Severed his connection?    ;  Jones���������He left it. To tell the truth, he  was asked to resign.  Smith������������������What, is he doing now?  Jones���������Lecturing on the evils of modern, journalism.  Proper Coupling of Sheep.  The coupling of sheep is a subject  that in many cases receives too little  attention, says W. J. Clarke in'Wool  Markets and .Sheep. To allow ca.ram  to run wild, as it were, with a bunch  of ewes without regard to or consideration for proper mating is wrong and is  not conducive to the raising^ of the  standard ,of our flocks. - Where the  ram is allowed to run with the flock  during the coupling season he should  be given a feed of grain daily. Ho  should also be riddled on the breast  and well back between the fore legs  with a mixt'-'-e of oil and lampblack.  This will show which owes have been  served by him.. When served, these  should be removed from the main  (lock and put in a lot or field, and after  the course of two weeks another ram.  riddled with a mixture of ocher and  oil. should be put with them. Any  "coming around" will then be served  and marked. Where tbe ram is somewhat inactive and easily fatigued he  should be "stood."  WINNIPEG  ������������������TO   London, Hamilton,  Toronto,   Niagara J  Falls, Ont., Kingston, Ottawa, ,:   :  Montreal : : : : :  AND RETURN  from.  other-  Corresponding     rates  points in Manitoba.  Proportionately low rates to points  East of Montreal, in Provinces' of  Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova  Scotia.  TICKETS  ON   SALE  Commencing     Bee. -2^   1901,  to  including Dec. 31,  1901.  and  All tickets good for  THREE MONTHS  CHOICE"OF ROUTES  STOP OVERS EAST OF  DETROIT  Our First Pottery.  Dr. Daniel Coxe of London, proprie-.  tor and afterward governor of west  Jersey, was undoubtedly the first to  make white ware on this side of the  What Be (Could Do.  A story is being told in:tho London clubs about King Edward. . A  discussion once arose among a circle of his intimate friends as to how  they would each meet a sudden reverse of fortune. One of them  turned to the Prince���������it was before  his accession���������and said: "If the  monarchy was overthrown here, sir,  what would you do?" The Prince  of Wales thought for a moment and  then replied, "Well, I think I might  support my family by lecturing in  the United States upon how it feels  to be Prince of Wales."-  Sllng-e For Ewe* and  I.nnib.M.  We have never had a silo. Having always a great abundance of alfalfa or  clover hay we have not-needed it much,  says Joseph E. Wing in Breeder's-'Gazette. Yet such shepherds as.'.H. H.  ;Miller and, H. P. Miller, both famous  iamb growers, use silos. H. P. Miller  declares good silage a great aid in keeping up the milk flow of.the owes: There  is no'doubt.'that the ewe needs about  the same rati.omas the dairy cow while  she is suckling her lamb. I would suggest that the silage be made so as to  bo sweet, fearing that much acidity in  it would harm the lambs through the  milk. That means that the corn should  get fairly mature before being put into  silo.  Lowest   Ocean  Steamship    Rates.  For further information apply La  any agent Canadian Northern Railway.  Winnipeg City Ticket, Telegraph  and Freight Oflice, 4.31 Main St. Tel.  891.  Geo. H. Shaw,  Trauic Manager.  Utterly   l,ati������r.il,T.  "Did you know," said the man who is  always'worrying',^ "that .the coal supply  will he exhausted >ia a few million  years?" ,    . ���������  "Well." answered the friend with tho  world   weary, face,   "can  you  blame  it?'  You would he exhausted too if,you wero  worked   for   a    million   years,   wouldn't  you?    Why express surprise at so sim  ple a phenomenon V"  Points of a Good  Sheep.  Lots of bone, large, strong joints and  a flat rather than a round pipestem  log are the things to insist upon, says  Wool Markets and Sheep: The belly  and back line should both be straight,  the back broad and the skin bright red,  though dark and even lighter skinned  rams are sometimes very vigorous. This  is not the rule, however.  The   World   at   Her  Feet.  "I have been a housekeeper for twelve  years," remarked oe������; of the fair guests  at the cbatiag dish supper, "and the only  thing I can do is to mash potatoes."  Obviously there was only-ont' reply for  the polite host to make. " "Madam," he  said, "you would mash anything."���������Chicago Tribune.  GrcatDfim.  Poote Light���������She used ; to be on, tho  stage, yon know.  Sue.'Brette���������Indeed! And isn't she  now V  "Oh. no; she pot too fat."  "Oh, couldn't thpy widen tbe stage?"������������������  Yonkers Statesman. i^.j������-l.w������rAr.--JiLrtJ xW������.-r,..,.,-������4.i������. is& ���������  '      "       . ,' V  <      . ' - 'r i   '  A    DUMB 'PBINCESS.  'O  1  f  i  ���������>!      <  Ii '..  It   ,  1 -  I''"  j,i  1 It  h  I  i  h  "  it  Jr  I 1  Jr -  I  *.;  |V-'  r '���������  II*  Is- ���������> .  Ii,  -i>  Once upon a time there lived a king  who had an immense garden. Its paths  were strewn with gaj'ly colored sand, in  the niches of its yew tree hedge stood  white marble statues, and strange flowers of burning colors surrounded tlie  grass plats. But in the middle of th9  garden was a pond, in the center of  which was a group ������>i' fish tailed sea  gods,.who, sitting' - xapon., spouting dolphin's, were blowing thfrir shell truru-  . pets.  .:.    All the world  admired   this  garden.  : There was only one person whom itQdid  '���������not please���������this was" the king's young  :and   most beautiful   daughter.    Those  "shameless heathen gods frightened her,  land she always avoided the garden.    - -  j    Therefore the   Icing,   who   loved   his  jdaughter above all the world, sent for a  yourig  'gardener,    who    had traveled  through many lands and had seen many  'splendid'things, and commanded him to  make a new garden' in place of the   old  one.    He wished to make, a present' of it  to the princess on her birthday.  The garde tier did his best.   Pie dug  r and chopped and he planted.    Sunshine  ' and-'rain 'did their part also,   and when  the birthday camo the gardener stood at  ���������the entrance gate and held a salver on  which he offered to' the princess' the  golden keys to the garden.    Followed  by courtiers and ladies in waiting, r the  princess then made the tour of the gar"-  , den.  The heart of the king's daughter leaped within,hef for joy?' She forsook the  gravel walk nna\ sprang lightly over the  dawn, so that her court ladies had difficulty in keeping up with her.    But with  , -measured, tread and a frequent shake'of  "the head the court duenna followed tho  "frolicsome   young people. ,A nodding  rose ,t\vig had stuck in her powdered  hair as she passed. j She thought the new  "garden hideous  -   Now, the princess was nearing the spot  'where-the marble ba&in had formerly,  had a place.    To-day there lay a tiny,  ��������� smiling green lake. ' '  "Oh, hov/'charming!" exclaimed the  princess, and the ladies, repeated, the  word after her.-,     , - ,  Then a dreadful thing happened. A  fat, green 'frog' which was sitting iu the .  reeds looking out for water la'dies, being '  disturbed by tlie rustle "of silken garments.'made ti groat jump and' plunged  into the water so violently that! the drops  'spurted up.  Every one screamed, and the-princess,  sank down, all pale, upon  the ground..-  Now the court duenna hastened her steps ������������������  and was shocked to see-what had hap-  ' pened.     -Luckily musk   and. smelling  salts" wore^easily found. ; The fainting  girl soon came lo herself, out iright'h'ad  taken away oer speech.    With fussturbed  faces and''shaking- with'   ahiieoy, ,tho ,  -ladies m waiting, carried her backLto'the .  palace.'    '-        . ���������   /     ������'  in ho/ior of the princess the townspeople had deoked their houses with  greens aud gay'ilasio, but when tbe midday nour ch.im.yd they removed all si,>rto  or decoration, for Dame Rumor announced that the king's daughter had  suddenly become dumb.  And unhappily this was no empty  hearsay.  Tho princess, had long recovered from  her fright." 'She could e'at and drink,  but no word passed her lips. She had  lost tho powsr of speech.'  Physicians came to   her   side.    They  caused all tho circumstances to be  told  them,   put   their   heads   together  and  wrote long' pre-jcriptions.    Tap patient  . swallowed obediently, drops,   pills   ������ind  I powder-,, bub the power of   speech did  ' not return  '    The whole court was draped in mour-  j ing     Bur, the old king, who was-usuaJy  1 fO mild and kind,   foamed   with   r.igo.  : He ordered all the frogs iu his kingxlom  : to be' killed and set a price of a farthing  on-the   head   of   every   frog    But ho  threw the   gardener   into   prison.    Or  what use was it all?   The  princes   remained dumb.  Days, weeks and months passed by.  Physicians collected there from all coiners of the globe. When one ordered  the other always condemned, but not  one of them could give .back to the  king's daughter her power of speech.  "Wise women and clever shepherds were  also sent for. Even Master Hammeilein.  the executioner, was commanded to  come. They plied their strange and  sacret remedies, but none of them could  help her.  In the meantime the poor gardener  was in a sorry plight. He had hoped for  a rich reward, and now he was lying in  chains and could behold neither sun uor  moon. But his old mother was still living in the homestead; and. she was a,  clever woman of - much experience.  When she heard what had happened to  her son. she tied up her bundle and wandered off to the king's town. When she  arrived there, she betook herself to the  ���������prison and implored the turnkey with  such moving words that he at last led  her, into the-prison. .���������'.-.-  The mother and son remained alone  together for- half an hour. Then the old  woman hobbled off. But when the warder brought hia jug of water to the  "young man he was walking about his  ''-'���������'< with his head' high, whistling a  tune..  _; o jtt day h e demanded to be taken before the king. He claimed that he! possessed the remedy which would restore  the power of-speech to the princess.  The princess had been obliged that  same day to' undergo a great deal. First :  she had been pricked with redhot needles by a foreign doctor. At this she had  groaned and sobbed, but not a word had  she spoken. After that she bad been  given, at the advice of an old herb doctor, the heart, brain aud tongue of a ���������  magpie, and this was also quite useless.  Now the princess was lying, palo and  languid, on a couch, so exhausted that  she had' closed her eyes. .' .' ��������� ,!  . They brought tlie -gardener to her  side. His chains were clanking, but he  walked erect and seemed in good spirits.  "Try your arts," .said the king, "and  if vou can euro her you shall receive the  order of the Green Crocodile and as  much gold-as you can carry."  The gardener went to the invalid's  couch, "iJi^do her sit'up, which she did  willingly, took her little white hand in  his and gazed into her tired eyes.  UFVEPftEE  Asthmalene Brings instant Relief and,Permanent  Cure in'A 11 Cases.  SKNT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  ,   Write Your iNfame and Address Plainly.    -  There is nothing like As'thmalene. It  brings instant relief, even .in tlie worst  ,ca,es.-    It cures when all else fai.s.  , The Rev: 0 F. Well's, of Villa Ridge,  111., says-: "Your trial bottle of Asthma-  hue received^in good condition. I cannot  tell you how thankful I feel for tho good  derived from it/ I was a sl<������vp, chained  with putridjSoi-3 throat and Asthma'for ten,  years. I despaired of ever being cured.'; I  saw your advertisement for the cure of this  dreanful and\tortuenting disease, Asthma,  and thought you had overspokeu yourselves  but resolved to'give it a trial. ' To my  astonishment, the trial acted like a charm.  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Having exhausted my own skill as well . as  many others., I chanced to aee your sign upon your windows on 130th street-New York, 1  at o.ice obtained a bottle ot Aathmalenr. My wife commenced Ukiug it about the tirst of  November. I vtry soon noticed a radical improvement. Aster using "one bottle" her  Asthma has i.Uappeared and she is entirely fred from all symptoms. I eel that I can con-.  sisteutly recommend the medicine to all who are afflicted with this distressing disease.      7  Yours respectfully,       ,. '     . . O. D. PHELPS, M.D.  "  ' ' ,  ! >  '  - '  Dr. Tx\pt dhos: Medicine Co. - - -������ '  ,   ' ' . fTeb. 5,;i901'.  Gentlemen: - I was troubled with Asthma for 22 years. , I have "tried numerous remedies, but the^ have alb failed. I ran across your advertisement and started with a trial  bottle. T fouuii relief at ,oncc. 1 have binee purchased yom full-size bottle, "and I am  <ever gratefn . I have family of f.-ur childien, audf.'r six years was unable ������o work. I am  nn\v m the best of health and doing business every day. This* tiestiin'ony y.'.u'can make use  of as you .^ee fib,' , ��������� , ,        '        -    , *'<''.  ���������Home address*. 235 Rivmgton Street.     "   ~     ,      'S.RAPHAEL,   ' '-- i    ' y n. ^ .  ,       ,- '   - ���������  . ,'   67 East "129 th St., New Y. rk'City,.     ,  TRIAL BOTTLE SENT A CSOLUTELY t;REE "ON RECEIPT   ''_  r   " ^ OY  FO.STAL.   <       ., Jx '       ', -     ���������  D ������ not delay.    Write at once, addnssiug DR. TAFT' < BROS.   MEDICINE   CO ,   79  E>st 130th St., New York City.     " -, ' "   . V   SOLD BY ALL .DRUGGISTS.,  "8o unh.ippy and only one  and twenty  years old."  Then a slight blush covered the prin-<  cess' countenance, cher bosom rose and  fell painfully, and from her lips.burst  the words "Not yet!"  Tho power of speech had returned to  her. But the king wept tears of joy,  in which the whole court joined him.���������  From tbe German of Rudolf Eaumbach.  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Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   at'  tended to.  sl2tc  P. O. BOX,   190.  ca-Bm������wiiwna������.i  TO THE IEAF.  %    '  A rich lady cured   of   her   TJeaf-  i:ess and Noises in the Hea'd by  Dr. Nicholson's Artifcial Ear  Drums;, gave $10,000 lo his Insti-  tlate, ho that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  thorn free .Address No, 14517  The- Nicholson institute, 7S0  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  ASSESSMENT ACT AND  PROVINCIAL  REVENUE^TAX'  OOMOX DlSTEIOT.  "jVT OT1CE ia hereby given, in  accm dance'  ���������1-^'     with the   Statutes,   that Provincial  Revinue Tax, and all   taxes  levied   under  the AsM-sfcirieiit Act, are  now  due   lor the  j ear 1901.     All the above named tax> s col  leetihle within the Comox District ait-   payable at my office, at  the Court liousii Cumberland.    Assessed taxes are 'collectible at  the follovvii g rdtes, viz:���������  If p.ud on or before June '30th, 1901:���������  Three-lifths ot one   per   cent,   on  real  property.  Two  aud  one-half   per   cent, on  assessed  value of wild laud.  One-half of one per cent,  on   personal property.  Upon such-excess of income���������  Class A.���������Ou one thousand dollars and not  exceeding teu thousand doll u a,   one   per  cent    up   to five tiiousaud  dollars,   and  two per cent, on the remainder:  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollar-, and uot  exceeding t-t-nfcy   thousand  dollars,   one  aud one-hdlf per cent, up to ten thousand  dollars, and two and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class 0 ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  noc exceeding torty thousand dollars, two  and one-half per cent, up to twency thousand dollars, and three   per, cent.- on  the  remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of forty  thousand dollars, three per   cent,    up   to  forty thou.saod   dollars,    and   three   and  one-half per cent, ou the remainder.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1901:���������  Pour fifths of oue per cent, on real property.  Three per cent,   on  the   assessed   value ,,of  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property. .  --'. -  On yo much' of the income of any person   as  ; exceeds one thousand dollars, in accordance with the following classifications;  upon such excess the rates shall he,  namely :-���������  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars, one and  one-half per cent, up to five thousand  doilara, and two and one-half per-cent,  on the remainder :  Class B���������On ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars, two  per ceut. up to ten thousand dollars, and  three per cent, on the remainder:  Class C. ��������� On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars,  three per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, aud three and one-fialf per cent,  on the remainder :  Class D.���������rOn all others in excess of forty  thousand dollars, thr e and one-half per  cent, up to forty thousand dollars, and  four per ceut on the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax  S3 per capita.  JOHN BAIBD,  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C., 11th January, 1901.  My 22  Unton- Brewery.  , Rresh Lager ���������Beep  \ 1   l    ' * -ml  ���������A  THE BEST.-   'IN  THE PROVINCE  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  i    ",    ; ~���������' : '  'A reward of'$-5.00 will be paid -for information   leading  to  conviction of-  persons'witiiolding'or destroying any.kegs  belonging 'to   this  company  .-'    B..ENRY'REIFJ2L,.   Mandmr.:  ESTABLISHED   1877. .'    INCORPORATED   1898.  AUTHORIZED   CAPITAL.  $100,000.  DEALERS AND EXPORTERS  For Downright   Satisfaction,'  WShipnterit    after   Shipment,   .  Ship    Your   Goods 'to  'Us.  Full    Prices-   and    Imme-  M.  '  1 ' dlate - Payment \ tvery* ' Time4.'  , , Been    Established  '24" Years.'y  Write   for Prices.     Make 'Trial]  Shipment.    Convince Yourself.' '  3EKES.& asisS  ^,^t@  BLLhni I uii llrtU.-  'ii  i  200^2121 FtRST AV SE-P������" N. 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Wek������a w.*������*_.���������l������ ���������o<r*nu&EQi.t/jt.���������**jKJu* vbAium t������<  rT?:T5r5-_^'^i���������5.i*^ ^-J"~~kq.a^-tt^������i^i>tftfrt^^  a������MMM������ta������������r n lft^Mri .-r rr~n r*wwiw arfr ~*gff������  BROTHERHOOD  V>    .IV       '  That plenty but reproaches me  Which leaves my brother bare. '  Not wholly glad my heart can be  While his 13 .bowed with care.  If I go free and sound and stout  While his poor fetters clank,  Ungated still I'll still cry out  And plead with whom I .thank.  Almighty, thou who Father be   ,,  Of him, of me, of all,    ,  Draw us together, him and me,  That whichsoever fall,  The other's hand may fail him not,       \  The other's strength decline  Wo task of succor that his lot  May claim from ion of thine.  I would be fed, I would be clad,  I would be housed and dry,  But if so bo my heart be sad.  What benefit have 1?  Best he whose shoulders best endure  The load that brings relief,  And best shall he his j6y secure.  Who & hares that joy with giief.  ���������E. 3. Martin in Scribner'i.  ���������_   p***  _ -��������� ' ' '          __  4 SELF ACCUSED I  BY M.  QUAD.  Copyright, 1901, by C. B. Lewis.  K^  I had been practicing law in the town  of Lancaster for about four years when  ���������'   James   Higgins,, merchant,   was   mur-  ���������   tiered.   ^According to the testimony of  his wife,  they  were- aroused  at  midnight by a, noise down stairs, and he  'went down^to investigate.    She heard  - angry -words,'followed by a shot, and,  giving an alarm, it- was found that the-  husband  had   been   shot  through   the  '.heart.-   It was noted that nothing in the  ' house had been taken and no prepara-  '' tlon   made   for   robbery.     A   window  ' -which.had been left unfastened offered  ���������the means of ingress, and the shooting  r. had 'taken place in the sitting- room'.  Mrs..Higgins was .sure that there .had  been1 a sort of dispute before the fatal  shot was fired. _ She was sure of, her  ' husband's voice; but, as torthe other,  she was  undecided as to whether  it  was a man's or a .woman's.'. The detectives proceeded on .the theory that  a man had effected entrance with indent to plunder. . He had.no sooner got  ' into the house than he was confronted  ,by Higgins, who, thought-unarmed, was  a strong man.   He had probably called  upon the burglar to surrender "and perhaps, laid'hands on him aud had been  killed that capture might be avoided. >  " 'Thet first' suspect  arrested  was  the  hostler at .the barns of one of the hostels.   He had been seen on the street  A'STBAKO- WOMAX CALLED AT MY OFFICE.  at midnight; he was known to have a  pistol; he betrayed many signs of guilt  when arrested. I was employed in his  defense and after half an hour's talk  with him came to the conclusion that  he was guilty. He didn't admit his  guilt, but at the same time he didn't  deny it with the warmth expected of  an innocent man. It was by accident  altogether that I made a series of discoveries. This man had planned with  another to break open the passenger  depot and rob the safe. They had been  surprised while at work by a tramp,  and the hostler was afraid to talk to  me orLahy one else of the .murder case  for fear of being found out in the lesser crime. When once I had the thing  straightened out, it did not take loug  to upset the case of the police. I had  scarcely done this whoa I was upset  myself. -     '  A building contractor named Otis  came to me to make a confession. He  had reasons to, suspect that Higgins  had ruined his borne, and when there  was no longer any doubt in his mind  he had determined . to. kill the man.  He told me in detail of his going to the  house, effecting an entrance, telling  Higgins what he had done and then  shooting him. He wanted to be tried  for the shooting and believed that the  jury would acquit bim. Acting on my  advice, he went to the police with his  story and at its conclusion was put  under arrest.  I went to work on the case, but was  bowled over at the very outset Mrs.  Otis declared lu the most emphatic and  earnest way that she had never spoken  a dozen words to Higgins, her husband  had never intimated that he had the  slightest cause for jealousy of any man,  and, better than all. she could prove  tbat  from   10  night of the murder he was at home  and in bed and quite ill.   This she did  prove   by   three   witnesses.   Otis   had  told me a purely imaginary story, and  he stuck to it for several days, but at  length    turned    around    and    denied  everything.    There   were   those   who  said that be was "off" in bis head, but  he talked and acted like any saoe man  and returned to his business as soon as  "released.     ,  The police now returned to their first  theory.    The   deed' bad   surely   been  done by some one who had entered the  house  for  plunder.   After some  days  tn*������y arrested a saloon k^f ppr in a.towD  about five miles away, claiming to'hare  a straight case ��������� against him, and  the  man had  been  under arrest three or  four days when I came into the .cas-a  .again.    A young man named Salter?,  who was a student at the state normal'  school, came to my house at 10 o'clock  at night to make a confession.   He whs  the murderer of Higgins.   Higgins had  by accident got hold of some love letters' which the young man had written'  ���������and had refused to give them up for  less than ������100.   Not having the money  to pay with and  being" rendered desperate, he had gone to search the house  at night.   Sailers told of the conversation when Higginsfjcame down stairs-  how he got in,and got-out and all the  details.   I  advised   him   to  go to  the'!  poh'ce, and, as in the other case,o they  locked him up and'felt sure that they  had the right, man at last.  I was not retained by ryoung Salters,  who announced that he would make no  defense, but I set out to clear up a few  points to satisfy my own curiosity. , I  was not long in ascertaining that he  was not in love with any girl and had  never been known to write a love' let-'  ter; also that on (the night of the murder he was in a town 20 iniles awayl  Wherinthese'facts became known to the  police,   they   had   to  drop   their  case,  though   Sailers  protested   to   the  last  that he was guilty.   I had lost my keen  interest "in the matter when a strange  woman, who introduced berself as Mrs.  Haskins, called at my oflice to make-a  .confession.    She was a woman of ,40,,  good looking and intelligent and cliftm-  ,ing to be a .widow and to, reside in a  town 30 miles away.    She it was who  killed Mr.' Higgins, and ,she had with  her the pistol from which thejshot had  been fired.   The deceased, asshe claim-,  ed with many details, had wronged her'  only ' daughter' while passing  himself  off as a single man.   She had haunted  his store, but he had'dodged her.  ,She  had tried^to -_ieet him on the, street,  but he had' evaded her.    As a last resort  she' had" entered , his  house  and  made the noise that brought him down  .    . .'        ��������� o    '  stairs.  , , ���������  ' In'my.experience as a lawyer I never  heard a straighter story, but before  sending the woman to the police, as in  the other cases, I began to investigate.  The very first move proved that she  was either a monstrous liar or a bit  crazy. The lady at whose house she  claimed to have stopped had never even  heard of her. Then I discovered that  she had no daughter and that Mr. Hig-  gins could not have known her and  that he had not visited her town for  12 years. To cap the climax, she was  home on the night of the murder.  There was one more instance, and it  partook of the ridiculous at once. A  one legged man named Wells, a resident of the town, gave himself up to  the police as the murderer. He claimed to be a somnambulist and that the  deed was done while he was asleep.  He didn't think he ought to bo punished, but he wranted to be tried and acquitted. Not one true statement did  he make in all his story, and he was  told to take his leg and get out. The  hunt for the true criminal was kept up  for a year, but he was never discovered. The' police were no doubt right in  their first theory. The man entered the  house for plunder, aud. being discovered, if not attacked, h'e fired tlie fatal  shot and then escaped. It was more  than likely that he was a stranger to  the town.  You will naturally ask why those  people should have charged themselves  with a crime that they were not guilty  When one hears a number of'young  people talking together, all their names  sound pleasing, yet perhaps there is  not 'one that one would choose for daily  and' hourly use. And then when a  favorite one has been thought of care  must be taken that it is one which  sounds well in conjunction with the  surname, and also that the initials do  not form an unsuitable word. Charles  Urqubardt Barnard and Ralph Oliver  Townsen'd, for instance, are names  which sound very well in full, but to  use the initials, would ,be trying.���������Exchange. .  FACTS IN FEW LINES.  Where Women Choose.  Between the mountains of India and  Persia   is   a    powerful   tribe ��������� among  whom   an   extraordinary  custom   prevails. Women's rights apparently have  received full recognition, for the ladies  of the tribe can choose their own, husbands.    All  a  single- lady   has  to do  , when she wishes to change her state  , is to send a servant to' pin a handkerchief to the hat of the'man on whom  her fancy lights, and  he is obliged to  marry her unless he can t-liowhe is toe  poor to purchase her at the price her  father requires. '<     '      , "  f His   One   Chance.  "Goodness!   I do'hope our young minister won't warry that Miss Strongmind."  "I'didn't think you';took so much interest in him as to care very much." ' 6  , "IJm thinking of myself; that's all. If  he marries her, he'll never have a chance  to talk 'except from the pulpit, and then  we'll suffer."-'      " ".    -  'Answered.  Inveterate Whist Player (in a towering^  rage,   to,  bis   partner)���������Madam,   you've  thrown away your heart!    <      ,  Madam /ratherr vulgar)���������I, wish you'd  throw away yoiir liver, "and then p'r'ps,  you'd be better-tempered!���������London Tit-  Bits. -        ���������        ������  r   , "' " ~ ''     '  A   Drop   In   Price.  [ Lady���������What cute little dogs! "What do  you charge for them?  '" Peddler���������These dogs, mum, is the���������er���������  the Alaska spaniel, mum. AU the ladies  of Alaska has had these dogs for pets for  centuries, mum. ( Such dogs as these,is  worth fifty, dollars apiece, mum.  Lady���������Humph!    I've read a good deal  about Alaska and have formed the opinion that ladies are rather scarce in that  ^region.'  Peddler-   (hastily)���������Yes,    mum;   that's'  what's the matter.    Ladies has  got so  scarce that there is, more dogs than they  want.''' That's why'I can sell you one of  these dogs for two dollars and a half,  jnum. -        '    '    t     -    -  <   ���������  ; e o  1' '     . A  iSisliop's T^ons Ki������ie.  ' As Lord Kintore was the first Australian Governor'to accomplish f the  feat of riding -across tliat continent,  so 'will the Bishop of Carpentaria be  the first of his class "to do this gieat,  and eveh hazardous,- journey. . Lord  Kintore had the advantage 'that he  took a trap and,several companions  with him, and st^ck to the-overland  'telegraph line the^ whole way, meeting line repairers and stations at regular , intervals. The adventurous  bishop, will go wider afield, mostly  for the purpose of looking up the  aboriginal tribes as he passes down  the country, and it is only to be  /loped that he will reach Adelaide, in  safety. The bishop should be glad  of a rest when he has come to the  end of his 1,300 mile ride on camel-  back.���������London Chronicle.  There are 45 cheese factories and  7 creameries now in operation in  Prince Edward Island.  The , number , of Protestant Christians in, Ceylon has increased in ' 15  years from 416,780 to <753,641.  A pair'.of old( English brass, andirons,. or "firedbgs," were sold ,for  280 guineas in London the 'other  day. , , >  In Persia the man, who laughs is  considered effeminate, but a free license is given to female merriment.  There are 336,places of public entertainment in London, with a combined seating capacity for 400,000  people.  A company is 'being formed to  supply London residents with rain  or soft water for the bath at twopence per gallon. , ' . ']  The. ' Government of Greece proposes to devote' at least ?500,000  per annum for the renovation of, its  existing naval 'munitions of wa'r.  The British War Office is said     to  be  considering  the  training  of , dogs  to   carry   water   and   provisions- to  sick and .wounded in time of war.'    ,  The King      of     Siam 'has a bodyguard of 400 female warriors.    They  are chosen from the handsomest'and  most robust women injiis kingdom.  Rotorua,   in New Zealand,,'is,   the  only     place'under ,the British'    flag  , where hot springs-exist,  in addition  ,to   which'     it  is   further  remarkable  for mud volcanoes, boiling, pools and  hot waterfalls.  ��������� '.A North Sea codman s carries, an  outfit of lines which extends - eight  miles in length and has, usually ,fixed upon, it the amazing- number, of-  4.6S0 ,- hook's, every one of which  must be baited. .   "      - >    .-    ,  ftPuncli, the', embodiment of ' British humor, has given up its experiment of printing short stories. The  public was too firmly'fixed, in its  habit, of looking at the pictures^ but  not reading- the,text.  ���������than water and the man from. Dublin smacked his lips. ���������The bottle passed to and fro several,times and they,  began to grow talkative. They helped tie up each other's wounds and  were discussing their families, avoiding the painful subject of the war,-  when. a bearer company searching  the battlefield found ,them.  4  /  Most Intricate Game Known,    i  Japanese chess is the most    intricate game .in the world.  The   board  has '81 square's, 20 pieces are    used,  and the'Pieces change in grade when   '  they arrive  at a certain  position  oo''  the board. '���������_ ,  UUAL   PUHKUbt'OUW.  Red  Poll   Promises   to  Fill   a  Uaef���������1  Place on tbe Farm.  There are dual purpose cows in great ���������  numbers,   says   Professor   Joseph , B.  "Wing in Breeder's Gazette. They hav������ -  long been here. - Those great Shorthorn  cows we used to have, their udders  swinging 7 as 'they  walked  coming  in  ..  from ;the pasture in the morning dripping 'with dew brushed from the .blue  grass, those cows that gave their, six "-'  gallons of rich mills at a' milking and    ,  whose calves grew to be "great - 1.G00  pound steers at three years���������there were "    '-  plenty of those "cows here once,, but  they are rarer now.      '       . , " , '      i  > The Red Poll is coming and will/fill '  an important place with the farmers l  who'keep a few cows, milk them and  "  grow their' calves.'   While of quite'- a  different. type,  yet the. Red Poll fills  very nearly the same place that the old  fashioned.. heavy!..milking,,. Shorthorns  MISS KUEHNE BEVERIDGE.  Female   Sculptor Who'Will' 3fake a Bust  ' (' of Kins: Kdvrard.  Miss Kuehne Beveridge, who, ac-  coiding to the cable despatches,, has  just received a commission' to make  a bust of King Edward for the , library at Leeds, is ,probably the foremost female sculptor ,in'the world.  Some of her works are highly prized  in Europe, and her success has '.been  without stint. Miss Beveridge is th������  granddaughter of former      Governor  of.- A physician could probably give  you a clearer answer. My theory is  that they had taken an intense interest  in the case, and from argument With  themselves how the crime was committed or how they would have committed it they got to the point of believing that they actually did commit it.  Such cases R-re by no means rare, and it  must, be for sonic such reason' that  courts often refuse to accept a plea of  guilty and give the accused a.fair trial  for his life .and'liberty. There are people, as every lawyer and detective  knows, who are anxious to be witnesses in a case and will perjure themselves on the stand -'without seeming  to be aware of it, and it is in carrying  out this singular line of conduct or  train of thought that one may come to  accuse himself.  State Agent for >outli Australia.  Mr.  IT.  A.   Grainger,  who takes up  the office of Slate Agent for     South  Australia, }s .33 years of age, and an  Englishman by birth, but has spent  most,  of his  life  in  South  Australia,  where for a. number of years he was  a member of Parliament for an important mining constituency. On  questions of Australian finance Mr.  ���������{Jraingcr Ls regarded ;.s a leading authority, and tis a journalist he has  made his mark in his own country.  For .some time he acted as correspondent of Tlie Economist, and t his  letters to that paner attracted wide  attention. Mr. Grainger is a particularly able business man and politic-  ' an.  '  m  '<     ;  "''  f ',  - >  s, <  <���������  .."      x   '  _V'<  1  A  ���������ii  Gkwit wittm _^_PTBIJJS_K____I__  uSfm Y__0^^HBSEMVi  k&.'.,..;   v&*  WW  in  x^ '        ' ^  -     ��������� EED POLL .COW.  did '25 years ago. ��������� A visit to 'my friend, ���������-  Captain Hills one fine spring day wa9  most interesting. ���������- The cows were up to  ���������'their eyes in-grass,, many good,udders  in  evidence and also  some ��������� evidence -  that not all Red Polls are.of a milking  type.     Captain   Hills   says   that   the  truth is that many men who profess to "  want  milking ��������� cattle select'the most  beefy, types,"when they .come 'to- buy.-1  There are"some pleasant things?about  these cattle, ,-bne is their gentleness.^."  One" man cannot often1, hold "three great, .'  bulls safely* as' Mr. Roush did these  Polls. - They placidly licked each1 other  and seemingly, had no old scores to set-  tie. '  Alas���������n Driftwood.  No trees grow anywhere on the coast  of western and northern Alaska, and  yet these shores for thousands of miles  and the islands of Bering'sea are  strewn with immense quantities of  driftwood, in places piled high on the  beach, bearing good testimony to -the  work of tbe rivers. This drift is the  salvation of the Eskimp, furnishing  bim with fuel and material for houses,  boats and sleds. The entire northeastern half of Bering sea is very shoal,  less than 500 feet in depth, while the  southwestern half is mostly about 12,-  000 feet deep.   ^   Mor.uim;:-.!.  lo :i  < <><ik.  The first monument ever erected to  a cook is about to be inaugurated in  Paris. The chef -in question is Ur-  (bain'Dubois, who labored in the Gei'n.  man Empcror's_ kitchen,  MISS KUEHXE  BEVEKinGE.  Beveridge of Illinois. Her mother is  the Baroness von Wrcde, wife of,, a  German nobleman. In 1893 Miss Beveridge was married to Charles Cogh-  lan, the actor, after a very short  acquaintance. The marriage was ' opposed by the young artist's mother  and Mr. Coghlan's sister, Rose Cogh-  lan, but the lovers were obdurate.  After one year of married life thero  was a divorce. Most of Miss Bever-  idge's life has been spent in London,  Now York and California.  From Foes to Friends.  During a charge of the Dublin Fusiliers in the South African war an  Irish lad stumbled into a sconce and  almost on top of a hiding Boer. He  was so close that ho managed to run  him through the'shoulder with his  bayonet at the same time as the  burgher fired his rifle from his hip.  They both fell wounded, one on top  of the other, and lay there while tha  battle swept on beyond them. All at  KeepiitK Mlllc Sweet. '  If the < milk is to be delivered in good  condition to the consumer during the  summer months, it must be thoroughly,  cooled and aerated and kept cooli says  Hoard's Dairyman. These steps are  absolutely necessary with all - milks  during the hot weather. A great improvement can also be made t>y looking;  carefully after the cleanliness of cows,  stables and milk utensils, as there is a  great difference in the'keeping quality,  of clean and, dirty milks. The whole  question of keeping milk swreet is in  providing a clean article, kept cooled "  and well aerated. Preservatives should1  not be used under any condition.  Killing- Canada Thistles.  When a summer fallow is resorted to,  there is no trouble in clearing the land  of perennial thistles, 'either by shallow,  plowing or by using a cultivator with  wide points on the teeth so that they  will overlap and go over the fallow at  least every three weeks until about the  1st of August. By this time they will  all be killed.  Naming tlie Baby.  We lately came across the extraordinary Christian names of Suetonius  and Trinidad Orbegoso, the latter feminine. There must have been some  special reason for bestowing such  queer names: but, even so, it scarcely  seems justifiable to name children in a  way that must needs make them uncomfortable, particularly in their  school days. The choice of a name,  o'clock  in  the  evening! however, is far more difficult than it  until two hours after midnlcht on the .1 seems,  'Matrimony-and   ���������yen. ,  !  An old man was rallied by his friends,  on bis marrying a young wife, on the  inequality of their ages. He replied,  "She will be near me to close my eyes."  "Well," replied a friend, "fve had  two of them, and they opened my  eyes." . i-     ��������� '  Smart   Girl.  Her Mother���������Edith, don't you think  you are getting too old to play with  little boys?  Edith���������No, mamma; the older 1 get  the better I like them.-  Salt For Dairy Cattle.  When cows have free access to salt  at all times, they will give more milk,  which will have a better flavor and  keep sweet longer than when they do  not get any at all or receive it only at  intervals.  Cities Without  Sinn.*.  Berlin- has none of the horrible areas  ���������which disgrace l.ondou and so many  other English towns. Even in tho poorest, quarters the. dwellings are good,  the streets well paved, clean and comparatively wide. It also has no shuns  in- the English sense of the word.  Kioto, in Japan, and Sevastopol, in  Russia, both boast an absence of slums  and paupers., in England the largest  manufacturing town wliich-.is.frse from  this reproach is probably Huddei'sfield,  and after that would come. Learning*  ton Spa and London by the Sea.-  AS HK HANDED IT OVER.  once the Irishman heard a suspicious  gurgling sound. It was not the death  rattle of. his opponent, but came  from the tin water bottle that t_e  Boer was applying to his lips. The  Irishman, who was not badly wounded,  touched the Boer on his    elbow.  "My friend," he said, "could you  spare me a little of that?"  "Certainly," said the Boer in good  English, and handed it over.  It     contained     something stronger  How   R���������SMiaii   Peasants   lilve.  Most of the Russian peasants pass a  great deal of their life, in workshops'  where they work, eat and. sleep, the same  room sheltering a number and probably a  pig into the bargain. There are few beds.  Instead, all around the four walls of the  room is fixed what may be literally described as a bench. It is.made of Wood,  and at this works the peasant by day.  and on it he sleeps by night, each man at  his own spot. The. conditions of the Russian workshop, or factory* and the Russian prison and military barracks, so far  as interior arrangements are concerned,  are akin. Chairs there will also be and  tables, rudely fashioned, as a rule, by the  men  themselves ���������  A  i  1  y.l  ���������%i  i  11  I m_ im _/1-* >wwi iww  'f "  *    V.  t-l.  i  >,  i1,'  x    if*  \\  'V  THE CD1IBERLAKD NEWS,  CUMBERLAND. E.G.  THE WHIRL'OF  FASHION.  '    Gloves for the elbow sleeved gown'  ,_re shown"with lacing of gold or silver  ���������cord from waist to elbow on the outer  .seam.  Some of the new garments of the  kimono variety are made of very's^ieer  albatross or French challie, lined with  ' pink,' blue, cherry or mandarin yellow  surah.     , > ' ,  A handful of. roses-red.'glowing garden'beauties���������wit_'a helping of dark  green velvet leaves will be one of the  effective bouquets  for the  early  fall  ,' hat, with green velvet' lined .with rose  colored silk, for the crown band and a  narrow drapery of the same velvet at  tho edge of the brim.'  ���������     (    J  '' (Beautifully ,Gue costume cloths of  light weight and exquisite suede finish,  to"-be used'for dinner, visiting,-carriage  .and other .domldress gowns in opal  gray, pale golden olive, turquoise blue:  -fawn cole*".' tan. old rose and black, are  being made up for autumn-wear in cle-'  gant tailor fashion, aud in'Cuishing the  -costume some real lace is the adjunct.  ICirsty  W s>������ I'ssri i<-ii!sir.  -- Tvirsty���������Noo stop'1 it, Jock.- Pot  often his .T tell't y' maun 'dicJit ye  uiobth afore ye kiss me.'   .        ,   < ,  I-was cured of a .bad case of Grip  -by MUSTARD'S LINIMENT..  , ' Sydney? C. B'.    _     ' ' C. I.^LAGUE. (  ,    I 'was     cured- ,of    loss ' of,    voice  ,by MINARD'S LINIMENT*.  CHARLES' PLUMMBR.  .'" ��������� Yarmouth'. '    .   ���������  ' '      ,  -' I was cured'of Sciatica'Rheumatism  "by MINARD'S LINXMENT.      . '  Burin",xNfld. ' -.. LEWIS, S. BUTLER.  HIGHLY COMfflW ,'  iT PiEIS  CANADIAN     PRODUCT    WHICH  WINS MUCH FAME AT TH^-^s  GREAT EXPOSITION;  OF 1900.  Though  NoL  Entered  As   An  Exhibit  .Dodd's   Kidney'Pills    Coiitin-if-d  c.   Their Victories    Among  the'Visi-  ' tors to tho Gay Capital- .Returned  >      Canadian-  Cbmini.-ssinnor   Tells    a  Personal Experience, ,  Poverty frequently brings ' a change  -of landlords.     .'     -, ��������� ' f.  SOZOfl 8WTT00TH POWDER 25c  . ��������� i Vaccination will pot keep a thief  ' from-, taking things.**  There never'was, and never'will be,-a  universal panacea, in ono icmedy, for all ills  , to which flesh is-heir���������the very nature of  "many curatives ..being such that-were the  -germs of other and differently t seated dis-  : "eases rooted in the system'of tho patient���������  what would relieve one ill in turn would aggravate :th'e. other.' We have, howover, in  ���������'Quinine Wine, when obtainablo in a sound,  unadulterated stato, a remedy for many and  grievous ills.,-By its gradual and judicious  use tho frailest systems are led into convalescence and strength by the influence which  ���������Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  "It relieves the drooping spirits of those with  whom a chronic state of morbid despondency and lack of interest in life is a disease,  and, by tranquilizing the nerves, disposes to  sound and refreshing sleep���������imparts vigor  ' to the action of tho blood, which, being  stimulated, courses, throughout the veins,  Etrengthening the healthy animal functions  .of the system, thereby making activity a  necessary result, strengthening tho frame,  and giving life to the digestive organs, which  ^naturally demand incroased substance���������re-  , suit, improved appetite. .Northrop <fc Lyman,  of Toronto have given to the public their  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gauged by the opinion of scientists, this  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All druggists sell it.  The best opportunities are those we  make-for ourselves.  > i i  Toronto, Dec. 11.���������(Special)���������Mr. J.  G. .lardine, ono of Canada's,Commissioners to lhe Paris Exposition, has  returned to diis homo at 305, Crawford'street, this city and is full, of  interesting stories "of his experience  during his stay m 'France, e  He;, was impressed with the superiority of things Canadian when seen  afondside the products of tho, world".  Everything^ from Canada was "genuinely, gc^od,'-'. and while in-some,cases  other x ' exhibits might' - be , more  /'showy,"  none, were more worthy.   >,  Mr. Jardine returns/ if'possible, a  more enthusiastic Canadian, and this  is '-in part at- least, due to -the' fact  that' while in Paris he was very much  benefited' by the use ��������� of- that great  Canadian tonic/ Dodd's Kidney Pills.'  His work was very trying'and made  great' demands- .on , his (health <��������� and  strength, but he-says': '������..*'' , -  ,' V During my, s'tay ,in .Paris I^found  Dodd's' Kidney Pills > invaluable, .relieving' Backache instantly and toning  up my system-generally."  Even iji' medical lines Canadians  abroad have nb,_,reason to be ashamed .'of their country, for no,remedy iu  the.world has ever been so quickly  recognized, and- ^ given a '.foremost  place among ,'known ��������� curatives as  DockTs Kidney Pills .wherever- introduced.  ��������� The experience of Mr. Jardine��������� with  Dodd's Kidney Pills in Paris, ' \the  ���������home 'of some ��������� of the greatest medical scientists is significant. ,     ",  JTe,was not alone" in'his" enjoyment  of-the benefits 'of this great tonic,  for many of'his acquaintances \were  using- the same , medicine, .among  them the-secretary to the'Canadian  Commissioner, Mr. Aug." Dupuis, who  is ah enthusiastic believer in Dodd's  Kidney Pills.   " ' .        , .���������"!'.  TTtltn-n "by Absorption. ,  The slow absorption of many'poisons  changes in some'more'or less modified  form the complexion, but arsenic and  amujchi'a show their effect about as  quickly as any. The popular belief  that arsenic clears'the complexion has  led many silly women to kill themselves   with ~it   in   small,   continued  .dOirC'S. '     __,_        ' \  It produces a waxy, ivorylike appearance of the skin during a certain stage  of the poisoning, but its terrible after  effects have become too' well known to  make it of common use as a cosmetic. >  ..The effects of $ ammonia upon the  complexion are directly opposite from  tiiat of arsenic. The first symptoms of  ammonia poisoning which appears  among those who work in ammonia  factories is a discoloration of-the skin  of the nose and forehead. This gradually extends over" the'face until the  complexion has a stained,t blotched and  unsightly appearance. With people  ' who take ammonia into their sj'stenis  in small'doses, as with their water  and food, these striking symptoms,do  not appear so soon. i The only effect of  lhe poison that is visible for 'a time is  a general unwh'olesomeuess and sal-  Iowncss of the complexion.  MUSIC FOR THE HOLIDAYS  Our Mr. Hatcher is now. in the east selecting- a stock of pianos  and   organs ,for holidays.   Among his selection will bo a large number of the latest  styles  of  tho   WlL-  c T>1 u-nc *'.,���������^,J *���������.. +>x���������.-_ ���������....���������   j;,.ii ������������������,i i������������������i; i     ir\ " .xi 1.   ;n   i   .      Out-  enquirios will bo promptly  answered.- u e send catalogue and price list on request. Ho handle several different  ������������������������ makes of organs and will be pleased to'quoto prices delivered anywhere. Wo have a  ^ number'of good second hand organs and pianos, in good repair, some as good as new,  ���������     at very low prices.  ..Your credit is grood with us, no matter where you lire :    :   :    : ' :  ���������_���������"  '            >  ������������������������'  i  ���������*���������'  X  ���������**      t  1  ���������>  ���������>  , f  ���������:���������   ��������� ..  ���������  ���������  '.:���������  FORRESTER   &  HATCHER  Y. M.JC. A. Blk, Portage Ave., Winnipeg.  ,,        ,   Eldredgo "B" Sewing Machines.  V  ���������  ���������:������:~M~:*i������:~M~:~:~:~:^  it, i  !  ' !  '   i                      -                 ( ,    ���������  It. is a wonder that poor old Procrastination does not set up the kleptomania plea/. '      "-..,,-, .    ' '  In his Vegetable Pills, Dr. Parmeloo has given  to the world the fruits of long scientific research in the whole realm of medical science,  combined with new and valuable discoveries  never before known to man. For delicate and  debilitated constitutions, Parmelee's Pills aqt  like a charm. Taken in small doses, the effect  is both a tonic and a stimulant, mildly exciting  tho socretions of the body, giving- tone and  vigor. v (  _������������������!       ���������_-   ,���������     ������������������ II I        ������������������������������������ ��������� I       ���������  Nothing- cools off a married   man's  love so quickly as cold breakfasts.  Minaif s Liniment Cnres Distemper.  JDon't  Ke   Afrnld  of  Wor_.  One thing that keeps young men  down is their fear of work. They aim  to find genteel occupations, so Ihej  can dress well, not soil their clothes  and handle thii-*r witli the tips of  their fingers. They do not like to  get their shoulders under the wheel,  and they prefer to give orders to others or figure as masters and let some  one else do the drudgery. There is no  doubt that indolence anc? laziness are  the chief obstacles to success.  '���������When''we sec a boy who has just secured a ^position take hold of everything with both hands and "jump  right into his.work" as if he meant to  succeed, we have confidence that he  will prosper. But if he stands around  and asks questions 'when' told to do  anything: if he tells you that this, or  that belongs to some other boy- to do,  for it is not his work;: if he does not  try to cany out his orders in the correct way; if he wants a thousand explanations when asked to run an errand and makes his employer think  that he could have done the whole  thing himself, one feels like discharging  such a boy on the spot, for he is convinced that he was not cut out for success. That boy will be cursed with  mediocrity or wri!l he a failure. There  is no place in this century for the lazy  man.   He will be pushed to the wall.  Write us  a Letter.  If you have any need in the  jewelry line, however small,  just write us ���������bout it.  Oar Catalogue contains   >  . photographs   of   many  hundreds of our choicest  pieces, and will be sent  you free.  We guarantee safe delivery  ���������prepay charges and cheerfully refund money if you so  desire.  DIAMOND HALL.  Established 1854.  Ry  rie Bros.,  Yonge and Adelaide Sts.,  TORONTO.  TPndSgrested   Food;  . The recurrence of, the flavor of food  for some time after eating is always  an indication, writes a physician, in a  medical journal,'that the "food is not  .being properly dig'l.-ted.' "I can taste  It," we say"after citing canned fruits  and .vegetables preserved by adding  salicylic acid or formaldehyde,, substances that'embalm food against, the  digestiverjuices as completely as they  protect" it from the "microbes of the  outer air.   And ?T;canJ'taste it" would  ', probably be the report of one .who had  made a hearty'meal j on a turkey kept  -several months .'in cold storage.' "A  man trying to live on such meat would  simply starve to"death' or die of blood  poisoning," adds the/physician.    "  He does not fail to remind us that  the ,storage Warehouse is generally a  , convenience and, a (benefit and only  when misused a source of danger. But  neither he nor'any one else could find  a good word to say for manufacturers  who put slow, poison into a food product.' The fitting punishment for them  ' would be to "give them'nothing to1 eat  ' but their own canned stuff. ,  " J      ' .  '  >   ,  Tlie Bird That Flies _*ngrest.  Mr. J.- Lancaster,' naturalist,' who  -spent five years onjthe;west coast of  Florida studying'birds .there, came to  the conclusion that of all the" feathered  ' tenants of'the air tae frigate bird-can  fly the longest,without resting.' .He has  seen one flying for a' whole' week night  and day without repose.  ' The frigate bird can feed, collect materials for its nest and even sleep on  the wing. 'Apparently its wings can  be controlled automatically, without  the power of its will, and it probably  adapts itself to<take advantage of the  upward or bearing force of the wind.  The spread of the frigate bird's wing  is great, and it can fly at a speed of  ninety-six miles an hour, without seeming to flap its wings much.     ,.  The albatross���������that "king of the high  seas," a3 it has been called���������is larger  than the frigate bird, but if it follows  a vessel for four or five days it has .to  rest on a rock or on the ship itself.  If (  'vfihHs rtuotp fey ^Ju^tAjrf j������fisce,r ikoy*  d#i$ Jud/e^ sif&ttrf^d& 'rKad' stftnc &ZrtS ,  Jf4& /urii^fa 6k  V  r  .  j       1  r\  " !  i_  Qutside of the"preachers,  of,course,   JAMES H"or>������  most ol the, people,' who'have conscientious, scruples against' games "of  chance are the ones, , who have bad  luck. ' \'     .     '   ,  There  are    others   ' than    cornfields,  who have, ears and hear riot. ,  A TEMSXEO STORK  SIFFEKED 6KJEATLY FROM ASTHMA  A3f_ KIDNEY TKOUB-Esl  AR1HUS ATKIJfSOS:  HOCD & ATKINSON  1        '  Flour and G-rain MercliantH, ("  *,  i Room 2-12 GrainExobango, Winnipeg. ' . ' "-  We are buyers of wheat for December and' Jan-  nary shipment from western points and in store  Fort William or Duluth. -Our Mr. Jamos Hodd  having: a long: and well'established export Flour  trade, we specially desiro correspondence with  millers. , ' - HODD & ATKINSON..  ,   ,(K  ^x   r>  ��������� '} x ���������'  -'--'i,_  .   !  v   .���������������  Spent'Some time in'a-Hospital   and;  ,   . Almost Impoverished.* Himself Buy-  . ing Medicines    Without    Benefit���������  " Again   Dr.-   Williams'i Pink   Pills  Cure After Other "Medicines Fail.  BANKERS AND BROKERS  TVIKTSXiPEG.  From the'Recorder/fHalifax, N.S.  Mr,. 0 William Cochrane/ a - well  known teamster, whoo- lives near the  Halifax ,Polo ."Grounds, is one of  those,who v.-illinffly bear testimony'  to-the curative powers'of'Dr. Wil-  liarns" Pink Pills. A reporter of the  Acadian Recorder who had heard of  Mr. Coch.rane'6 suflbringo ,and su'i^c^  quent cure, called at his home, .when  he gave an account of his experience  substantially as follows :���������"He had  for many' years been a constant sufferer from asthma, accompanied by  an     aggravated     form      of  Write to ns for prices of SCEDP. v'  '  Get,our List of Landu.   N.  '..."   j;  Stocks and  Bonds Bought a_d' Sold.  We can furnish the exact amount of  Scrip for any .payment on Doi���������inion  Lands! ;Do not pay cash.      '-���������'.-       "t  '  ''Is.     v.'   "-.^!  ,     ,  , , 1,     ' ' (J  I. *.  * * p\  ������������������    *1''���������>'),  %   i "* i:a  ^x,     .   x.������Sf*  - ���������'���������ytt  -���������-��������� \Kit  < Some .people who 'claim never ;';to "  have had a rival in ,love have never,,1;  been in love, with anyone b'ut>. them-,'  selves.   V'      . ��������� . .' .��������� ' '-     - -'" ^-���������*  VlriI5ir.a   Worker.  Lady���������Why don't you quit begging  and hecome one of.the working people?  Tramp���������Well. mum. cf I ain.'t workiu'  people, den  1   dunuo who is.  The story that sounds funny to  you may not be funny to other people.   Don't repeat it too often.  Reward of merit and merit of reward are not as much alike as they  seem.  kidney  trouble. The. latter trouble .caused  severe pains in the back and loins,  and at timeschis sufferings were 'very  acute. He said, he had almost . impoverished himself in buying- medicines of all kinds, but to no purpose;  the trouble continued and seemed to  grow worse as the years passed.  Mrs. Cochrane said that she had frequently seen her husband choke up  and fall to the floor as thougii dead,  and he would have to be worked  vvitih and rolled around before he  would revive. A low years ago he  spent ten -days in the Victoria General hospital. The doctors then  thoug'ht that the pains in the back  were 'due to over-exertion in his  business  as  a teamster, but gave him  no material help.      After leaving the I ������nd completely doranso the whole system whea  hospitai, he used bottles and bottles  of medicine, but failed to find a cure.  Parmelee'rf Pills possess tho power of acting  spocifieally upon the diseased organsystimulafc-,  in������r to action fchr> dormant energios or tlio,  system, tkereDy romovlnff disease. In 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. Mr. D.  Carswell, Carswell P.O., Ont., writes : "I have  tried Parmeleo's Pills, and find them an excellent medicine, and one that will sell well."  Miiiard's Liniment Cures Bijiaeria.  A good memory is useful in that it  permits of you remembering what to  forget.  After    all   the    only    thing really  worth living for is old age.  ow  Good for Bad Teetli  Sosodo_t _,i<x_i������l _5c.   _._Tg������e JL,ict _i_ __._ Powd3r7jfOt  ���������At all stores or by mail.    Sample of the Liquid Jor the postage, JC  HAL- C&> FLUCK_U W������w Yorfi,  A neighbor  of his,  Mr, Lowe,   whose  wife   had   been   made   a well woman  after years of sickness, by the use of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, advised lum  to  try    them.      He  used a couple  of  boxes  without  apparent result,    and  felt  somewhat  discouraged,   but  Mr.  Lowe  advised    him   to  continue    the  use of the pills, and before  the third  box   was finished,  ho    began    to  improve.       ' Dr.   Williams'    Pink     Pills  have   been  a godsend    to   rac,'   said  Mr.  Cochrane ;     'they are  the     only  medicine 1  have takea which seemed  to. do me. any good.    I had one   prescription "from  a doctor which  cost  me   SI.75' a bottle, which like many  other   medicines I took,   was just so  much money wasted.   ,. I   have used  eight  or  ten   boxes'   of Dr.   Williams'  Pink Pills, and can say   that be/ore  I began   their  use  life was  an  intolerable burden.     I have reason to be  thankful that I followed  the friendly  advice    that    urged' me  to  use     this  medicine." '  Most: diseases have their origin in  poor blood or weak nerves, and it.is  because 3f)r. Williams' Pink Pills  make rich, red blood and strengthen,  the nerves that they������������������ have met with  such success in curing kidney trouble,  rheumatism, paralysis, St. Vitus'  dance, anaemia, nervous prostration  and kindred troubles. See that the  full name, "Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for. Pale People/' is on the wrapper  around each box. If in doubt, send  direct to the Dr. Williams Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont., and the pills  will be mailed post paid at 50 cents  a box, or six boxes for $2:50.  It seems natural for a man to take  something to whet his appetite when  he is dry.  Cholera and all summer complaints nro so  quick in their action thac the cold hand of  death is upon the victims before they are aware ,  that danger is near, lf'attacked. do not delay  in getting tho proper medicine. Try a dose of  Dr. J. D. Kellogpf's Dysentery Cordial, and you  will get immediate relief. It acts with wonderful rapidity, and nevor fails to eilecfc a cure.  . .You may talk about people being  ^nerous'to a fault, but if they are  are.the chances are that-the fault is  their own.  Beware of Ointments for Catarr_  That Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the sense of smell  and completely dorange the whole system whea  entering it through the mucous surfaces.    Such  articles should nover bo used except on prescriptions from reputable physicians, as the damage  they wiJl do is tenfold to the gcod you can pos-  ibly derivs from them. Hall's Catarrh Cure,  manufactured by P. J Cheaey & Co.,Toledo, O.,  contains no mercury, and ia taken internally,  acting directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces of tho system. In buying Hall's Catarrh  Curo bo suro you got tho genuine. It is taken  internally, and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J.  Cheney & Co.   Testimonials free.  Sold by Draergists, price 75c. per bottle.  Hall's Family Pills aro tho best.  One ia often reminded that conscience and an alarm clock are very  much alike. We get so used to both  that we do not mind them.  an  Every man believes  that he is  exception to some rule or other.  A man never has any use for    another man who is as vain as himself.  And let us supply you with  a clean cut,mocloru lot that  will brighten up your pages  and please your roadors  aud advertisors.,- Write- us  for estimate? on anything  in printer's material.   : : :  TORONTO TYPE  FOVWDRY CO'Y  175 McDermofc Ave., Winnipeg.  ��������� - ,~..  ~, "*'-v&<  ,-i..*>.'.Ty;^  ������������������_'-,-���������-" *���������   '    '-f >|  ^    ,J ���������r-.a.-.T.r-jlAJ  '���������I  'xil  !     < ���������  :|  r   I  m  II.I1WM ���������MJJUIUI.IJaUk.W.^!  W. N.  Q. No. 355. I   AJWL-S-l-ffl* t._ir T>J  **������i* OfcifVi.iMi"J*U   W������f t*<>i"***xfc-T������va^������wi_AA tf���������������*!������, ^aa^i--  MnM> IA' JrtfB.������''ift.  r^.^x..J.4.r.^'  ������^jjn������2?-a������FSMffA������a_3������W?>S3_^  i  I '        l  _* &-  l! <s  'ISSUED    KVKKY    VVKDXKSnAi",,  Subscription, ^'-2 a year, in advance  tm. US.. Kn&euson. lEtutor  ������������T Advertisers who v/aat tii' ir ad  changed, should &et copy in by  12 a.m. day before isgu������  aubacribera failing" to jeceive Tun  >Tkws regularly will confer a favor by noti-  fyi"S,  fhfi  officer     i, ���������  Job Work'Strictly^C."-. I>.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  NotiOB, to guteto.;  t    i . i in ,  ' Beginning March 1st., 1902, new,  lubBcr'iptions to the Weekly News  'will be $150 per annum in ad-  vance.-'..Fully ^aid-up n_bpcribers  "already on list may avail''themselves of this offtr.  :*���������- ^nmmvi*n������j -iwtrr 3_jcyf_T~-rr.W,OT-^rJm^r-_._(/~~?  PREMIER DUNSMUIRS  ��������� OPEN "LETTER.",   ���������  1 Judging from,, the comments of'  ihe newspaper press. Premier-Duns:  mnir'ri open let!er'has produced an  excellent . effect.' . Every, question  referred"Co is'handled in an able  . manner,.and his most bitter opponents must a'dmil that the Premier  has a'cted'in.thc best interests of the  Provincu., .The Government's railway polic$' wilt meet' with gencraf  approval, and is-certain to obtain  the'feuppbrifof the Legislature. The  Premier says:���������   'v  '   .  " As an earnest of  our desire, now that  "���������'w.e have a definite'kno'.vlsdge  of  the  proposed  route via''Hope Mountain,   to  affo-d  direct, communication tos the Southern In-C  ... terior, and  in order   that*competition may  <���������   be   maintairieVl   without   discrimination - no  - railway    interesta,  ' the    government   has  t made   a proposal  to join   hands   with   die  .- Dominion"Government to build the line over  the Hope_u)unt&iu into the   Similkameen,  as a joint govemruwat'undurtakmg, and give  all railways full aud  equal running powers  over it upon ccriaiu tct-mo,  the H^mo i-������ iv  proposed in  the  case  of  the  New  Westminster Bridge."  The stand taken by the  Premier >  on railway bonusing cannot be assailed; he sa}rs:���������  '* The' public must understand that with  our limited financial resources, and with so  much of our revenues alienated fco the Dominion, this ������r aay other government would  bankrupt the province if it aided aii tbe  railways proposed and got nothing for them  in return.     Few people realize that about  Dear   Mrs   B������������������, in reply to your inquiry as to winch is tbe best tea to use, I  would say tnat in my opinion it rests- between- the Blue 'Ribbon nnd Monsoon  P.ickel Teas. If you like rich, strong tea, then Blue Kyibon is . undoubtedly the  ben, but should your taste be for a delicate aijd very flavory tea 1 would ' advise  you to call on C. J. MOORE for a packet of Monsoon. Personally, I drink Blue  Riubon in the morning and Monsoon at 5 o'clock, but'then, you ,-know, 1 am a  perfect crank about lea. ' '       .'    ���������   ' ' .   .'  . Yours trulv, '    , , '  ,' "���������      , SARAH  GRUNDY.  __g^ __SS_S@__gg_325?f3������5 ^SSSSSSSSS3SS^^Sf^^e!SSSSSS&S^s!^^  Fmall representation in the Dominion Parliament cannot bring ������uch a  pressure to bear oil a government  that the two provinces named were  able to do, but she yvomIc! ncdoubt  receive assistance from the other  Provinces'in fighting,for her rights.  We'hope our Provincial Legislature,  when it meets, "will act unitedly in  this matter, and thus strengthen  the Premier's hands in hie demand  for  the  fair  treatment   of  British  ' r ' 1 '       l  Columbia by'the Dominion Government. Notwithstanding 'the  frantic efforts of Mr, tDuusmuir's  opponents to turn public opinion  against him i������ is generally conceded, that he'will continue to* have la  large support "-'in 'the -Legislature.'  His railway.policy���������initiating as it  does, the principal of Government  ownership 01 railways proposed to  be built, will meet the views of a  large-number of members who are.  committed to trje carrying'out of  such a policy, and they must support the Government or ruin themselves   - politically.        Should    Mr  -���������Bod.tell "be elected to fill the vacant  seat in Victoria' city, be will find 1  that his proposed'ruinous bonusing  ppJicy, which would fill the pockets  or charter-mongers and thc-ir counsel at the expedse of- the country,  will have but few supporters in the  ..Legislature.    , ,   -  ���������5J_���������gQVT J~-_I���������P_ I___Jl.'J_WaJ  I IHT1EESTI10- ITEM..' I  ������  The British House of Commons,  at last session, refused ...Ur,reduce  the sovereign's oath of office.  Estimating the population of the  whole Dominion and-British Columbia at 5,259,000 and 3 25,000  respectively'the, per capita contri-  butions'of all Canada in 1899 was  $S'93 pe'r head, and that of British  Columbia" $25"67 per head.  One of th'e.last'acts-of 'tlie' New  - Zealand Parliament before ,the* session .closed was to pass a' bill increasing-/the salaries 'of~ its .own  'members., The payment of inem-  .bers^of the Assembly was raised'  from ������240,to ������300; those'of, mem-,  bers of the Legislative Council from  ������150, to ������200. '    -  , -       ��������� ' *-'      * '      *'  A Woman in the south 'pf Brazil  has  just" died , at  the ago of 160.  Maria   Louisa, as tshe was called,  was one of the,first slaves  to, enter  Brazil.    At the a'ge-of fifty sb.% was  1 taken over.from the  West Coast of  Africa, regaining' her liberty when  she was 100 years old.  '    ��������� I  '   When Parliament opens there is  to be no'-repetitioi. of Lhe mad and  .undignified rush ivhich, M.P.'t* will-  recall, as havicg taken place nearly  a .year "ago. lns:ead of a wild  scramble at the'heels of",the Speaker  to get the best place's, members will  be admitted,by ticket.,    ' .    - >  ��������� s The tot/'ai amount expended by  the Dominion . in this province  up to," 1's.t - JulV '.'i90r, ' will  "have -been $28,908,091,; the total  contributed, b.y< British" Columbia to  the ".Dominion "during the same  period will have beeir $_2,475,__9 ;<  'lexivirig a balance in favor of the  province of over $13,500,000.  ^akerv.  ,_F  '     I  Bread,   Cakes   and   Pastry.       j  Delivered Daily by 'Van.  J, Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland,' V  \*4z^&g&������g^^P^  ./*.  ���������������____  A Bill has been introduced in  the United States Senate dealing  with Chine.se exclusion.  New Yot5K anticipates a saving  of ������2,000,000 annually by the-cut-  four times the amount of revenue goes to i ting down of the salaries of OVer-  Oftawa from Brt'ish Columbia, that ia received fibrn aii aouroes iu iaa Province by  the Provincial, Treasury, and we only get a  little of one-third back in the way of sub-  si ie������ and appropriations. Bow then are  we to-build all cb-3 railways, bonus ship  building and open'up and develop all the  immense country that is promised' by our  opponents, if the Terms of the Union are  not to be readjusted, and we are not to re-  oeive a much la/ger share of what we contribute to the Dominion."  The proposal made to the Dominion Government by the Premier for  a convention, between the two governments to review the whole facts  of the case and by a fair investigation arrive at a readjustment of the  Terms of Union, will meet with approval. This ia the only way in  which such a complicated matter  can be'arranged. i>.o one will dispute the fact that British Columbia  has not received its proper share of  the appropriation made in aid of  .railway construction by the Dominion government. Referring to this  matter-at. a public meeting held in  Victoria last week, Sir Hibbert  Tupper, in the course of a very able  speech, advised both political parties to show a solid front, and never  cease agitating till the Province  obtained fair treatment. This  course had been followed by Nova  Scotia and New Brunswick for  years, resulting in success at .last,  and these Provinces are now obtaining perhaps more than their shareof  the appropriations for railway con  struction  and  other  public work.'.:.  Of course British Columbia with its-  paid officials.  The French Panama Canal Company has offered to sell the canal,  with all concessions to the. United  States for ������8,000,000.     .  The Canadian Pacific traffic receipts for the week ending January  7th, were $597,000 as compared  $453,000 for the same week last  year.  Since 1872 the revenue contributed by British Columbia to tbe  Dominion, up to Jul}'- 1st, 1901,  will have amounted to, roundly,  $4-2,000,000.  Mr Marconi expects to have the  Transatlantic wireiefs telegraphy  ready in six months' time. lie  will endeavour 10 signal from England to the Cape and South America.  The managemen t of the St. Louis  World's Fair, which is to be 'held  next year, have, decided to offer a  prize of ������40,000 for the successful  working of a steerable balloon at  the exhibition.  Major McBride, an Irish "patriot," who fought,with the Boers,  says that the "clash of steel and the  sharp ping of the bullet are the  only methods -by which Ireland is  likely to obtain freedom.  If the Panama Company make a  definite offer of sale of the Panama  Canal at a reasonable ��������� price, "say  ������8,000,000, and the offer comes  quickly, it is probable that it may  be accepted by the United States.  It i-3 announced that Mr Roosevelt will submit Mr Carnegie's  university proposal to the United  States Congress, cash or acceptable;  interest- bearing securities being  substituted for Steel Trust bonds. '  LOST  On Dnnsmuir^Avenue on Saturday,  8th inst., Ten Dollar Bill.���������  Finder will'be rewarded <n returning same-to the "Mews"  Office, Cumberland.  WANTED.  A GIRL, age from 13 to 16, to do  light house work and look after  children.��������� Apply to Mrs H. C.  Lucas, The Bay, Comox.  TRANSFER    NOTICE.          *  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that T  will apply at the next silting of  the Licence Commissioners of  Cumberland for a Transfer of  License for the Wavetly Ilniel  from Jwhn Richardson, late of  said hoiel, to myself.  SAML. SHORE.  (Sgd) JOHN RICHARDSON.  Iy THK ..MATTER    OV    THK    TltUSTEES  and Executors .   ���������  ���������and���������  in thk matter of' the  e.state of  Stafford. McKelvevt, deceased,  All Persons having claims or'demands  againat the Estate of Stafford Mc-  Kelvey, deceased, are required to file  with the.'undersigned ^particulars of  their claims duly verified before March  15th,   1902.  TfOTIGE' IS HEREBY GIVEN, that after  .[,{ the said date.vthe Executrix-will pro-'  ceed to distribute the Estate having regard  only to the claims of which she shall then  have had notice arid she will not be liable  for the proceeds of tho estate or any part  thereof, so distributed, to any person of  whoso claim such Executrix shall not have  had notice at the time ;of the distribution  thereof.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., Feb. 3rd, 1902.  KOBERTSON & ROBERTSON,  SoLI���������TOKS.FOK_X������OaT.RIX.  12-2-02   4t  IN  ��������� Hardware. . ;Paints, ; -Varnishes,;  Wall " Paper, ��������� Paint- Brushes^-'  Door: - Mats, -;.     Sic.", ' :' ;&c.'  JMBSllir AveimB;  * Giimberland, B;G.  FOR: TH AT CO U.G H, ' f.1 Y^.'     . .v*, '���������, fe  ������E__w_tr*=K_ mnma r_cua%^_ic__-_7A_  .\VINTER"S--:  INSTANT-.'   .'   '    .:. ' ,'  v      l   COUGH CURE,  it's a good one, .and reliable  for    children    and    adults."  We   are   selling   our   TOJLET SOAPS',at   Cost ' to   mako /i|  room. Finest   GLYCERINE   and   CASTiLE   SOAPS       M  Away Down.- n        . ��������� % .    _ '   *W  ���������--    - ' i\p  STORE OPEN Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m./ , '   _^r  and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. , *   (/JL  T({( 'g������ggg<&>te!������Z?gs^^ S_g_Sgggg&g<a5_^_gg^,^r  Im   Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland,  B.C:" m  ������������  ^_^i^_^_|  123 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.C  ". 88  GOVERNMENT , ST./  Victoria, B.C.  January 1st., 1902.  MESSRS .GIDEON HICKS & CO.,   wish   all  their   Customers   a   Happy New  Year, and beg to announce that in future they will trade under a new title, viz :���������  m>  _ii_ liiCft  1CK riano to.  The Management of The Hicks & Lovick Piano Co. is in exactly the same hands  as under the eld title and all accounts are payable as usual.  WRITE    "US    POP-    CATALOGUES.  eOUBTffiAY   iiOUSB,  _COURTENAYrB,U.  Headquarters for Sportsmen in the  Best DUCK and PHEASANT SHOOTING  Grounds in the district.  .., ..   ..   ..  MEALS PROMPTLY SERVED  _l_OUat_M������MCVI><.-WbVV������rt>V <n������u_M_U0*<  The Best of-  ���������i  WINES,  XIQ,UOIlS,    and   CIGA51S  ^������������������: In Stock.  BARBER SHOP   ....    .  In connection   with   the   Hotel.  D. W. RICHARDS,  Manager-  Hand Made Single  816, $20 and S25 for Rubber Trimmed.  Factory Harness $10, $12 _ $18  _|_F*E,epairing Neatly Done  while you wait.  ���������all*  __������_���������._���������.,-tM������������������i^J..J���������-.-rr/num  1  NOW IS THE TiME TO~���������,aa���������ir  ADVERTISE    IN   "THE    "NEWS."  ,1  it.i  U  i.-i  \'-i  (II  f  m  !  m  m

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