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 /    '"'      /  tf  ���������S  EIGHTH  YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B.  C. , WEDNESDAY,   FEB.  27,    1901.  I8*  ^       IN 1CU0 11@S    "0������   ���������4>lWIl>jrWLJLj     "������W^,  6T>ATES. STREET,    VICTORIA, B. C.  ."' " HARDWARE, MILL AND   MINING   MACHINERY,.  *'      AND, FARMING1  AND   DAIRYING   IMPLEMENTS  ���������\   ������OP'?Lli KINKS.   '.';,r\   .'\ .  \   ! '-  Agents for McCormick Harvesting Machinery.  Write-for prices and particulate." 1V0. Drawer 5(5?.  ������g^ -SRSei?^S^^������SSS^^gSSSg^S? ^fi'<53^S%5'=>g'8^ efeiS  FWS VMMH9 iHSKflfa   ri*/^'    fei?  ik?  S i 1 ������ u1  *%   1 $SMF"  If    *f   *  **H   If  3}  !-''?-.���������' $    ������'  1  ;li'is  P  YOU ARK DESIR0U5  Of increasing'   vour   business  there   is  nothing draws Customers   like   a Fine  v Store���������the best advertisement.  . Let us figure on New Fixtures.  Send us a plan and we furnish esti-  mates free of charge.  I  )'  WEILER  fess--  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  VICTORIA, B.C.  'ri^&ZB^jty&gfS^^  i  Oolachans.  LoBsters. Codfish.  Digby Chicks Clams.  Salmon Bellies.  Finest  Kippers.  Finnan   Haddies,  ��������� :      ;'*.:w-Ki'pp.er.ed   Herrings in Tins  Morgan's Fresh. Eastern-Oysters.'  Shrimp, Bloater  Anchovy    Paste.  Frsh Eggs, 30c. a doz.  -���������-at���������  the shaft about one foot per   hour. !  and  THE  MINE HOHB,OE.  The coroner's" jury empanelled  consists of: K. Sharpe (foreman),  T. E. Bate, store keeper, R. Coe, sr.,  check weighman No 4, AY. AViliard  harness m;iker, Hugh Mitchi-11,  blacksmith, Rupert Shaw, liyery-  man, ,T. K Ashman, miner. 'Fourteen bodies have, been recovered to  'date. Besides those reported in'  lant issue, the-last' of which we':e  tho.-eof'D. M. Davi'3   and   a'Jap-  1  anese. at first '.supposed   to be  that.  Cr-^spetu, there, have - been  found  the  corpses  of a   Chinaman at  8  p.m..Tuesday.'   On Wednesday the  noon shift.'fouMd'JaE.'Hallidav* and  Chinese   helper/ Vv .Crosetti   and  Js-.paneee help.    On' Thursday,   P.  Barde-jsoni and two/Japanese.' The  body of'Jas. Halliday  was' identi-  fied by means of a" bunch  of -keys,  and -that of   Bardessont   byfb.dy  marks. , On Tuesday night, a'cavein* was   encountered 'by  explorers  and progress owas, re.nden d   slow on  account of the difficulty of carrying  the brat lice through this.     Several  bodies were found'later about  this  obstruction.v   The position's   show-  ing that the unfortunates   had   attempted to  make-thf-ir'  way to   6-  shaft and'" had~ been  overcome   by'  the choke damp as'they   attempted  to cross the cavepile':'   Contrary to  'what'was', first reported, none of the  bvKliei5'recovered show   any' mar'-s  of^fiu'ini?, though  -most   had been  affected by. iher heat ,'of i the mine  ���������it'ter'tlie"*explosion:    All    huu-ur.-/  duubtedh'    puccumbed     to'   choke)  damp.      Wednesday   morning,   it  was decided to   discontinue   opor;-'  tions for a lime to allow   li.e air to  curry to the end of brattice already  built and (^o work  on the body   of  fire damp which lay   in No.   3 incline like a solid wall.    Work   was  resumed at noon ' AA^dnfsday,   and.  the last bodies recovered were found.  Then work was finally  abandoned  in   No. '5 on Thursday,    it  being  thought unsafe to proceed   further  from that end  on   account   of the  distance in carrying   air. *  Messrp.  1 Morgan, Little,    Matthews,   Priest,  Stauss, Wilson and D. AValker, being a body of men composed of the  management.        Govt,    inspector,  surveyor, overman,    and   practica  miner?, descended  No. 5 arid   pro-  1 ceeded to the face on   Friday at   11  a.m., and after a thorough   inspection, and a search as far as possible  for the two bodies remaining in No,  3 incline, those of Fleck and Munro  which seareh   was   without  avail,  they returned to the top   and word  was given to begin preparations for  filling up No. 6 with water, so soon  as the mid wall .repairs   were com  pleted in that shaft  to the  surface  of the water already   in, about  15  feet above the  door   heads.    At 7  o'clcck Saturday evening, the watfr  would be foolhardy in the extscme  to risk men's live.- unnecessarily by  allowing "them   in the   pit  before  certain measures   are   adopted for  the extinction of any   possible  fire  which .may be'lurking, unsuspected.  Therefore,   the . management  have ,  ' wisely decided to flood 6 until dan-  'ger is over so far as can be judged. .  That there wr.s fiie in   Uie . bottom  of No, 6 the."ie is plenty of  evidence  of.   -The    timbers    being  charred  tome 40 or  fif y feet   up the shaft,  and no doubt" but   for the  prompt  application "of water the night after  the disaster, the whole'mine would  have firod   with   dreadful   results.  '��������� ThM funeral" of D'. Mi'Davis, lust  Wednesday, was most impressive.  ^.Friends of the deceased met at the  Town Hall. ' After, depositing the  coffin' in'the hearse, a' Welsh funeral hymn, "Bydd Myrdd a Ryfed-  dodau" was sung with 'that pathos  and' 'feeling;' ��������� that ��������� alternation of  softness and power; those exquisite  lights and.shadow's of piano and  forte, of'crescendo and ,decrescendo  and with that fulness and richness  of harmony, which is the gift oi the  Welsh,and them alone, . in Aheir  vocal ���������rendeiing of,music, At tl e  grave, the.hymn, "Yn y Dyfroecd  ��������� Mi'.wr ar Tonan", w.������s rendered, the  services being held by "the Revd.  Mr. Dodd .   ���������        1  The' funeral of Jas. Halliday was  held at 11 o'clock Thursday under'  -"the auspices of tl;e I.O.O.F.,' 01  w'nich he wap a Diem her, and the-  usual impressive' ceremonies were  held, as was also that of V. Crosetti, the U: A. O. D. bearing the  remains to their last r- sting place.  Both were followed, by numbors of  brethren and friends.  A PURE QRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDUfc  CREAM  NG  POWDER  Highest Honors, World's Ffclr  Gold Medal/Midwinter Fair  Ay������ld Baiting- Powder) ooatelnlaf  alanx.   They are^lnjarlotu f hnlHt. L  LOCALS.  ,'Miss Matthewsonis  steadily"im-.'"  proving.'", ,   '  Mrs Dr. Stapled is, weare^pleased '-  to say,= rapidlyimproving.  .Council at. their   last.-meeting'',  voted the sum,of $250 (o relief fund..  ... "   t' ��������� <���������      ���������  Ceylon Tea isrthe   finest   tea",*m'  the world^ Blue Ribbon Tea in the-  "aEIilEF  SETING-.  Last Thursday evening, a   meeting  of   the   collecting   committee,  chosen by the City Council, met in  the reading rooms and   elected  an  executive and  divided   themselves  into sub-committees for certain-districts.    In   order   that   a . certain  point may be made   clear,  we  are  instructed to inform.the public that  the white fund  is   to  be  separate  and for the sole benefit of the whites  who may be   in need   through  the  disaster.    The Japanese are collecting among   themFelves,   but  their  fund is separate and   distinct from  the other.    Much surprise has been  expressed aud some criticism made,  as to the^e not being a public meeting called  in   this   connection.    It  would have been   better   had   this  been done, that is to say, it  would  have been more satisfactory   to the  public, to judge  by what   we hear.  However, as   the   present   one ie a  collecting   committee,   there, is no  doubt that a public meating will be  called to discuss the best   plans for  asas" turned on and rose  steadily in     tfae J]ltimate disposal of   the funds  collected, where a   vote of   the. majority will set  at   rest   any   minor  ItVili.be some weeks now before  any more bodies can be recovered.  As there is no earthly hope of any  life existing in the workings, and as  it wa������ a moral certainty that all the  doomed men could not possibly  have lived more than a very shoit  time, af.er the first explosion, so  it,  dissensions, which    indeed,   should  not exist in   a sad   affair  such   as  thlF.  If you don't like Blue Ribbon ex  tracts it is   because   you've  never  tried   them,,  finest-. Ceylon Tea in the world.  Thet7 months' old   child of 'M:,���������  and Mrs. G.   Robertson ^ied  Sun-'  day 10 a.m. of pneumonia and was,  buiiei Tuesday:,       ' ss  Mrs. F. D. Little  who1 lateiy re- '  turned irorma visit to her home inj  1 - T  Boston has  been ill since her  re--*  turn but is improving.    -   '    ���������.-':���������.-  "Water was  turned  off^t No. 6^  Tuoaday a.m., there being over 100:  feet  in   the shaft.     Pumping.out.  will be proceeded with   without de---  ' ' Gen uine' extract of vanilla is goft;  and mild.    Blue Ribbon vanilla is.  the only genuine^extract of vauilla.  on the market.  No. 4 slope started up Monday..  It is the intention to put .on three-  shifts,to afford employment to No.  5 aud No. 6 men now idle, until  work can be resumed in these work-  Lngs.  The Blue Ribbon brand of goods,  are   put   up   by   Canadiaus.    No>.'  Chinese labor employed.  AVe are  instructed   to- Bay,  that-,  owing to the late disaster, there will  be no social function in connection:  with the presentation of the watch,  to James Anderton in Cumberland.  Mr. Anderton is expected home today.  Mr. Robert AVatson, who is here  on a visit and who fcui.B been volur.-.  tarily assisting in the exploring of  No. 5 shaft since the accident,  heard the bad news this morning  by wire, of the total loss by fire of  his fine ��������� residence in Wellington.  Small insuranco.  A subscriber asks us  whether  a  householder may, for   protection of  property,   .lawfully   shoot  certain  cows which range  the  streets���������ap-.  parently in a'starving  condition���������-  and which make a practice of break*.  ing into garden   lots.    We   are not  prepared   to   answer   this    further  than to s;ty that surh an act on the  part of any progressive citizen, will  riceive   our warmest   approbation,  and may perhaps   tie the   means of  causing the City Council to pass a.���������  much     needed    by-law,  regarding^  these animals... .  c ---1  t'- V- il  S'1  It  r^  ���������\\  , 'J  i  4. !'-  'A    l  $r  "���������poie.   -A.  ���������Vd  W   ^JEWVTW  IfUMI  f SAKE  ������  /������  VA  1-  i'  V  ,-  *  i-  ,f  ������������������f;.  ��������� \  rt  is i  M  * !  'I  If'  I  i  j  HI.  IK-  BY   MRS.   M..  E.. HOLMES.  Author 'of "A   Woman's Love,"  ������������������ "Woman Afraisist  "Wnraan,"  '���������IlorPalal'riin,"  Etc  ^  ���������   . . j   ..  "Xn.    Danger sharpens a man's .wits,  5in't] there was sam.clhhij? in liis manner  that pur nie on jny guard.    *1  will lcjop  this   pane-:,'   I   said. .   'ISb-tvay   mo,   and  you  fo  ���������o a1  vhous  .111(1    IV!  iinds.  and  rii'i  ih  JUOri  t  "Jinn  th:it.  Tho ������ea  tes  a re  prcr  ?y  C-\ c;i  ���������  i   Ik  c>;i--;'.;h'1  -j)-.a  ids  a gnu  St  a  man  s  HIV.  My  mouth  jS  so  .tied.'  1'  3U  "'a.V  ]���������  ���������   m1  re   o f  mi1;  it  id  while  I  ho  Id  this  !-i  ,rOr.  I   am  equal  !y  Stl  .���������c  of  yon.'  ������."It wa* a bargain, .-m evil one; "from  v.liich ii" good result could come. Pin.  fifteen .^t.ny. in such perils ;isi foiv' tiieii  Lave known, I havo kept it wilho il  tear ���������''-/ slain, except one stain which  ���������.nearly- blots* out ������iir liugliV name-, a  slam  cd* blood!"'; ���������  YvJnle  'speaking,      liii chard      G.xjdc-ve  '/pitted- a folded paper, in.  Cyril's hands.  ."La your hands. - 2>Ir. Ormsby, I'leave  the pun-ishmon'l oi' Daniel .Keralton."  . ''You have suffered greatly," said  Cyril, "as all mm-.' suffer who "have  greatly sinned; but from my father you  oxperVnced no wrc-.-. Toil' mo', then,'  I entreat yon. r.-ha: yen have disco'ver-  od  n>:i,,fJiinc   (lie   e;    -;e   of liis   niecrijig  ��������� -"-villi   L.-idy '"YYilioughby   on' that   fatal  night ?"���������"   ,,c  < "There is in tlrs n'tj-ld," replied Tiich-  ard C-'oodeve. "a somcLhirg- we choose  to. call the f.'hnpLpv  oi  aceidonts.    Sorno  - years acc<>, I was at llio head of a.(roup  " oi* ^old.-^col^ers in Yaiicoiivor's Island.  Quo o:' my troop had L-eon a dor-lor in  l*in;jl::':d. lie camo to rny (paai tors xcxy  late ono nisht, lo toil mo thai, a man  in   his   lo-iL,   and   v.-:>Tipi1   to  M':is   clyin  .ace me.  "1   Avont-   I   sav   at   a   u-Iaii'.-e   ho   n:\fi  not' :cr.^' to ]Jvp,  and  addrossod  him  au  .aid.   and ��������� asiipd -"in    v.hal   I  Yt'.r:  ^-:  f.i.  i,:  m  "IJo .'lss^vtircd. lighMy ouoitph. that  a .!>'It'.e'of' brandy would hp a.bonf tho  ]>l;.r"--s; rorvlc-e I could rendm- him :.ii  ?.h:1 .-pi-os,-:;!. jifsition' of ��������� thinirs. i'.uL  v.-]i.ile wo ta.lkod (as hi������ cayt: was hopo-  , loss, 1 jijul supplied the bi'.andy^, I  c-l-anced 10 mention Fairdand, and l.iial  I had  been born in .Surrey-  "ill  what  part?'  ht;  easerly  "I ans'.\-^:-cd lhat 1 hailed mmi the  lic'ijrhb^i-hf.oil  of  Gat ford."    t i  " 'Did yon know Pit- Hugh "Yvilloiich-  Jiy"?"   he asked. ��������� e  '"I itvsv.-ororl ihtft I did, and knew but  little ;r.-.oc* of him-  "-lie sa'd nothmn; fo-r souk1'time after  that, imt '.vlicn he s|)o!:e a^ain.'"he tnlrl  me that lie wrs (herald I'*aneoiirt. the  brotIi'-:-  of   I^idy   "W'iloujvishy.  '" "J-.h:-. (iod hiess her, -.-tuck t,) me to  the Ja^l. Tl v,-!is for ir.e���������at least, for  c- mo,' and the family���������sho broke w'.'.h  IVre'.vil Onr.shy, and married Sir Ilmrh.  lie w.-Ku't.a i-;;d fellow. Sir TI"?"i. but  I hurt, his piide- and l\o luuibiod nie  v er.  " 'i'n-i. -die stark  tn t;ic  nm.t som-.^iedy else's nam  rpi'iser.  and l'.ad the  Iran-- at'tei"  mo. .-'!io,  timed by mc���������went .-.ad   appealed to  the  ���������old lover, anil bought, me ofr'.'  ���������   v 'V)o   yot;   mean    a\v.   Percival   Onus-  , -by?' 1   a.sked-    '  "'\Vh:i'-! yon kr.ow the n.imeV he re-  p-'ed. "Of course you do, if you wero  hatched   Cat ford   v ay.     8he   bad   tried  and when TM  to.a  piece of  eve:  a i,'  ���������a.rre,  to  s.i  and fa ill  when I .sent her  peered  by  v I Imt it* i he money wasn't  ceitain day, I was a i;or,e  ���������coon, -\\-iiieh was about the rea] state of  '���������the case. The postscript to my letter  "was, 'If nil else fails, try Ormsby." Shu  'did try him. and he tinned up trumps.'  "I:an"i'jn    me.    "NTr-   Cyril,    if    I    pain  fo.ro be d'ed,  he placed  a  sealed pr.e'.c-^t  you.   as  T   know   I   mast  pain  be cl'pd,  he phK-i  of  papt-.-s  in   my   iiaads.  "'hey  are  adit e! e n     V.'" i 11 o u g-J l by;  C:s'(ieliii ^"anc-Hirt."  et ?"  hands   by   this  .   .v; ... ".   e::i'.':;i!i    fi-i.m   (Jeraid  ���������rt   to   know   that      those   lectors  ���������p'abi   ail.   and   liaf   the   calumny  is el'.iuR nrfiimd his sifter's name  tb esse-d    to   fael:.  'faiiii'g hor.  to ?.li^s  "'Who1 e , is   that   i  "Tu   ?.Tis-;    I-'arctM-  lir... ���������  fiUlf.  will   e  :���������<��������� ul!("i'ed no  ni(;re.''  i:e  !:iU)v/   of our   in-  thaf hi  Aviil pas* - \-> a .', to  "Ard   fc.!as>���������dots  terv:ow'.-"  "Xo- ITe is even now InisiJy cnga^-isl  in prc-yaring for miy departure from. 'Jhis  plnce; but the web of my-life is nearly  .spun out, and I  am eager-for the end."  '.I'he two men stood fiicing each other,  but   there-' was   no   bitterness   in   either  , face.  ���������"What-do you require of me?'1 asked  Cyril .  '"The writing my son Silas placed in  your hand*."  "And  in   return?"  "When that is ashes. I make the only  ������������������atonement   possible-     I   reader   up   .ny-  ��������� se!f!" ��������� v  * ������ * * *  Three hours after the interview at the  fcot of C'onrlay's Tower, the paper  placed in Cyril Ormshy's hands by S.las  "had ceased to exist.  When a day dawned. Richard Good-  ���������eve," solf-accnsecl,  was a. prisoner.  ton   began  to gvow  alarmed.  Yel w'-iy did the man absent liimself?  Possibly, he repented of his foolish revolt, and was determined to keep out  of the' way till liis patron's passion was  past,   and   the   storm   blown   over.  Yes, that was the only solution Serat-  ton couid arrive at.  There was also another absentee from-  tin*; hails' of Seratfon.  Mr. Adclphus ,hiid not been heard of  for three days; not that his non-appe.ir-  iiuc-e was matter for much, surprise, for  it w:ii* not uncommon for him. ,as he ex-'  pics.-od it. "to shake the loo.-;e leg" for  even a week or more, and thon to re-  lurn contrite and penniless.  ' On the morning of the fourth day  alter his (juarrol with Gritt, Daniel  Seratton rode into Oatford upon busi:  nes& with bis ' lawyer, and put up,' as '  usual, at the "While Hurt':" '  "How are you, 1'odmore?''. he, said, as  that Himlleman entered the'room, with'  a blue hag filled with papers. "Yoii  keep  time  like  a   clock.','  '���������i'etter than oar town clock, I hope,"  said the lawyer..1" ."Hut I'd as soon have  ��������� Mrs.   Pbdmorc's ' opinion   upon   a   point  of  law   as /my   barrister's,   though   she  doesn't  v.-ear a; wig."  "Iethought she did," said the matter-  of-fact  and  ungalliint  Scra'tton.  /"Well, Avell," cbjected the litf'.ejawyer,  somewhiH confuse:"!',' '"Mrs. Pcdmn'e  goes ��������� v."ith, the 'times���������but I alluded to  a   horsehair   wig,   of   course."  '\ivirs: I'odmore is a very clever woman," , grimly   assented,', Seratton.  "Have you made oirt 'the renewed  lease for  Denton  Farm'.'"'  "iXot.yel,"     "  ' -Why  not?"  "P waited   Mr.   GriLt's instructions.'1'  "In   future,  you'll -only  take  your- ills'ructions, from  nie,"  growled  Scratton.  ''Have  you  seen   Gritt, lately?"  '    r'2."_et' him   only   an   hour   as'o;  on  the  steps  of   the  Town   ITnll.     He   was  in  company  with Mr.  Cyril Ormsby.V*  "Cyril Orinsby in communication v. ith-  ���������Yernlam Gritt!'' If ' Daniel Seratton's  face was scowling before, it now grow  a cry dark indeed.'- 'YV nat business  could they have  together?",        . ,  "You ought ih be better informed, tha.n  my.-.olf about tlKit," said Podmoie, jocu-  seiy. ' '-Mr. Gritt stated that lie had  just come from a visit to Gal Cord goal,  on business of yours, as , I understood  him."  "Gatl'ord goal! ' Business' ��������� of mine!  Vt'hiU on earth af'e you talking about,  Podmoi-'e?'' '' ���������   . ''  ./'Surely you've heard the news? The  whole town is ringing' with' rit. The aire st���������or rather the surrender���������of the  murderer ot Sir'Hugh Wdlloughby; he'.;  made a full confession,'! believe:- Bless!  me: Mr. Seralton! Are you ill? Blass  me! blo.ss me! he's going to have a fit!"  e.\claimed the lawyer in great alarm.  "I'd bo.lle.r call somebody.'"  . "Don't ring! 'Do yon hear? but give  nm a gass of water. Thank you!' -U'ch'-  ard Goodcve my poor palroirs murd:rer!  Why. I would as-soon have suspected  you, Podmore! I thought that Goodcve  had become food for iis'hos a long time  itpo. It was reported ,so, by his own  son.  if I  remembert rightly."  "it appears that lie \va���������s saved in some  providential' manner."  "I suppose 1 shall heir till about it  when I see him. -which must be at  once," said r Scratton- "My poor, im-'  fortunate friend���������for Sir Hugh wa~ my  friend as well as my v:\~ou���������io think  of his,coming to harm thr-mg-i J* ir-J-.a:.!  Goodeve!"  "You found Sir Hugh's a profitable  connection. We, also, have a light to  ������peak well of him. He was one of our  btstcliencs. though at times diflicull to  deal with- Have you any rurlhcr commands for me this morning, Mr. Seral-  icisV"  "No���������yes; that is, if you chance upon  Grift, tell him that I want, to sec him  immediately up at Scratton Park, about  arranging the business we were tiilk-  ir.i;- about."  The lawyer promised lo hunt up Mr.  Gritt.  ��������� But Mr. Yernlam Gritt was not in  Caiford���������at least, he was' not to he  ������<iund by  cither Podmore or  Scratton.  Sore Lungs  mean weakened lung-s-���������all  caused by a cold and cough.  Weak' lung's sooner or later  mean'consumption.   ���������  Oons'iintipt  Cure ' .'.  '.���������'-. '.  will- heal and strengthen ' the  lungs, cure cold and stop the  cougdi.  Shil6h*s  WHY   DOES  ONE  SHUDDER?  Mr.  Johnson,  Manager C. Danifjls & Co,.  , Kinjr St. Store, Toronto, says:    " We sell lots  o������ Shiloh and we rccommuiui it, too. I had a  severe attack of Pneumonia, which left me  with, sore lungr, nnd abad eolith. Shiloh completely cured 1112.    Shiloh is iitl rigklf  e ShiioU's'CojisiuripMon Cure is sold by all  tlrugpiKts in Oiiit:iil-4 and United States at  8.1c, ^Clc. ^it.OO ;i boM.l������. In G-ront IJrit.ain  at Is. 2������V;, iSs.'Su., ami 4-s. Ort.' A priuteel  pr-.ikr:irjtoo ^forts wiLH avery bottle. If yon  a.i-6 not satisfitM'l k������ to yotir| druggist and  y������!t your money l>:t������Ii.     ��������� ' ', (  Write for illustrated boo'< on Oonsumpt.ipn.    Seat  ���������without cost to you.    S. C. Wells Sz Co.,'Toronto.  Knptihi Stn-'Hor.  Here in a >'ory' Iroin the baptist con-  fei-ctice at Leieesrer It is nliout a  uiiiji^U'i". F.Ie foumb !:i,.i"s.c-:f ut ch:;j-;^l  c,:vr- u'.cri'ii: % withou! lin- sermon: "My  d\;\': brethren." he exelninied. "1 can.  ouly :;;ve.you uo\(- what CJod will send  i:.e. 'but to'.ii:;lit 1 will come back belter  iV.'i1p.Mi"--rl."-J'all .Mai! <::]5:ctte.     '      .   ,  MINARD'S LINIMENT LiiiiiUsmau's Friend,  y  i nnrsf.  ���������cm !i> be ('oiuK an]  thin  :r SMi! doeMi't  bat play lia.-.ebail and "row on.the  riVxM- 'and all that son of Uiimr. 1  :!:c;i.-'h't you htsid you, were .a;oiity to 'kgihI  iiiei   to  schijol   and   prepjue  him   for  col  ic  "No:iI'said I wa.f- ������oiny to prepare.him  for college, that's ail "���������Philadelphia  Press.   ��������� 1.  Whin UHfflENMs -used Dy Pinciciaiis,  *       ' T7-.������>  Tcmiilp of ^,e'n������.  All (hat remains ol the invent^tempi  of  or  '.<'tts. which was TflO yt1;^!':' in. lit'.iki.  ii:;c' is   to _ be   Couml   alaitit   bio   y.-irilr-.  frfim the Com of the Aci-cfJO':-'. at  .Mb  .���������������������������:]������." Tho "ruins'coiisi:;!  of  I'd'r-olum!!,.-  of tlK' Corinthian order i'f/-> (Vet, in dt  a meter  and   (!(>  feet   hr^h.     It   -'-fts'  :;i'ciii!(l   hirL^cst   temple  erected   by  < *!':M--i:s. tme, KU|JC!';f:i' to it in siko l������i  t lie   temple  of   Plana   ;>lv   E'3plie:,;N"  '���������;;; (i:":.u tn'a leeetitj.' its fot::ulat i<m '  ;m:it' !iy    iJuka'iimi.    the   C:vi-:;    >���������  ih  im i ram fh:  nil  wi'mi  , 1  1.  ��������� ������������������>*������������������ o  m 1i;e  !'   1 i  lie  mi'i'!   !w s;!i(!  ���������������������������:,eii  ,   .Mi    -ip-  .e   !!;.'���������   (������!'  t'li'viu.e-h which flic I'.e.i'd lii^app.'ai-ci!  Keep noiJAHD'S LIMHEHT m in House.  CHAPTER XI/VTI.  I       ill :cews t;:avkt.s fast.  'Daniel Scratton did -iiot 'succeed in  ���������overtaking, his rebellious servitor, whon  he'rushed after -him from the room.  "Mr. Gritt did not return all that day;  nor, indeed, did he report himself the  ���������next, nor the clay after .that, and Hcrat-  fCON'Tl^L'KD.]  An  A lit  A:ssivi'r.  The dangers asso'-iated with the fish  ins industry on the Newfoundland  banks are many and .crave. Foremost  ainon.c them is that the dories may he  upset while tishinp,- which, involves the  almost inevitable loss of their occupants. Callous captains, secure themselves from the necessity of going, frequently order their '''men out when the  weather does not-warrant-it. and disastrous are the result. One ,of these -brutal skippers was aptly answered Inst  year by a hank man of whose con rase  or capacity there was no question.  "'Out with you!" shouted the captain.  ���������'Hurry up there!    It's a fishing flay."  ���������*0h. no. skipper." -replied the dory  man. "It's too stormy today for a boat  to fish."  "Nonsense, man," rejoined the skipper. "If ray old grandmother from  Provincetown- was here today, she'd  get her dory out."  "Then, skipper," said tbe man, "if  her grandson will come out with me  now I'll haul my trawl."  It is needless to say no dories were  launched fro^ *-bat schooner on that  date.  A  Oe?i:>.i;ioti.  The class wa������ haviajt lessons in natural  history, and the teacher asked. "?\ov.\ i<  there anybody here who can tell me tvliat  a zebra' is?"  Tommy���������Yc. sir. i can.  Teacher���������Well, Tommy, what is r.  zebra V  Tommy���������Pb>a������e.  sir. a  zeb'-a  a nun  key with a football sail on.���������Tii-!?its.  THE HOLLOW SQUARE.  Ladies  of Canada :  The hollow square, a purely British military tactic, was never broken but once. Why ? Because Tommy  Atkins from Canada and tommy Atkins from all other British possessions stand solidly together The  lesson is, that in a commercial way  also, the colonies' should stand firmly together ; and the ladies oC Canada���������the pu-chasin^- pov.-er���������can do  much toward, accomplishing that end.  Ceylon and India produce the finest)  teas. By using -the teas grown in  sister colonies, ladies act patriotic-  e.llv. 'i'li<���������>������:<���������' 1 er; fiTipeol to you from  sentiment, trom pL..ity, .run. icon  omy���������in every way they are superior  to .Japan or Chinas. Drinkers of  Crecii Tea should try Monsoon. Sal-  ada or Blue  Itibbon packets.  Excess of Respect.  Office Boy���������Say. that new typewriter  girl puts on a heap o' airs.  Elevator Boy���������What does she do?  Office Boy���������Even when th' boss ain't  nowheres around she calls him "Mr.  Jones."���������Chicago Record.  "Twenty years ac,". 1 wrote a poem of  considerable length." said a caller in a  newspaper oflice  "Yes." said the editor.  "I brought it to this office, and you  refused''to publish it."  "Very likely " ��������� '  "1 remember, that 1 mentally put you  down then as an idiot, who didn't know  enough to ache when hurt."  "Naturally." ���������'.'���������������������������.  "Well. sir. I looked that poem over  again the other day and made up my  mind to come and see you about it."  "Yes."  "I have come To say that if I looked  as green' 20 years ago as that poem  proves me to have been 1 want to  thank you because yon didn't cut me  up and throw me as food to the crows  Good day."  The editor drew a long chalk mark  under the table. It was the tirst cast-  in all his experience in which even "JU  years had begotten -the knowledge that  it is sometimes necessary to be cruel to  be kind.���������London Tit Kits.  Ast for fiinarfs and late no oilier.  The Instinctive   Horror 'of  Manlcintl  For Certain Aniinals.  One of the unexplainable things in  human nature is the antipathy,of persons  to certain .animals. ��������� A woman is afraid  of a mouse.    AYhy is .it?  Nearly every one will admit privately  '"hat some instinct of horror leads him to  shrink froth certain animals which he  knows to be harmless. This feeling generally increases as we proceed downward  in the scale of animal life, reaching it3  maximum at insects au:b spider's. But it  .is ,not confined to these lower- animals.  Apart from the feeling some women have  toward mice, there are men who have  some such feeling ''even -toward dogs.  Going from mammalia to birds, such feelings may be unusual, but some- persons  have lo a certain extent this horror at  tho idea of touching certain 'fowls,-  though' most birds seem to , them' unobjectionable. :  . As,regards reptiles, the'feeling is common. Thousands shrink from touching a  common ring snake or a glowworm, the  most harmless of aniinals, or even a-  frog,' hut others will make pots of frogs'  or of the harmless kin*-! of snakes.' So a  woman might make a pel of a frog and  shrink from a mouse. ' '-  This instinctive, dread reaches its most  marked point in  (he case of insects and  ,!;piders.'" Some shudder at the thought of  touching any insect or, they .would say'.  ..creeping things.    Some would  play  with  certain insect.v-ii  moth���������but shrink from--'  'others,  as  a cockroach  or  earwig,_ both  perfectly   harmless. .  With   years   these  feelings  may change.- The "goat- ninth"  is one of the large'moths, and  I should  gladly let il crawl on ,my hand, -but even  now, after many year's. 1 shudder at the  mere thought of touching the caterpillar  of   that  moth.     I   meni ion   these, things'  about  myself because  one  can.   in  such  cases," say'with certainty , what one  has  known, but not what one has merely been  told.     I   hope   some   readers   whoso   ingenuity  or   knowledge   is. more   profound'  than mine will suggest a satisfactory ex-'  planaliou of these singular feelings which  we certainly have toward 'some and. various, creatures. .'   "  "Whether other animals share such feelings I know not,  bat I will tell an anecdote  suggesting  something  of   the   kind'.  An observer saw two-hungry sparrows ia  the   street   with   a   black  object   between  them .which"they seemed to wish" to pick  up. but the thing seemed lo 'wriggle and  the birds to shrink from it, and soon they  flow away.    What repelled  them   was a  cbeetle  resembling   that  commonly   called  the '"devil's -coach horse."  and.   like  the  .sparrows,   the   observer   shrank   from r it.  Though no doubt it was perfectly  harm-  "less, it would have needed a strong nio-  'tive to  induce  the  person  who  told   this  story to-pick, it up even  with glove's.'^ and  the  sparrows seemed  at   least   to  feel as  he   did.     This   beetle,   so  hideous   that   a  ma.n. ' and   even   a. couple "of   sparrows.  cShrank away with repulsion" at the mere  sight of il, was yet. '.mubtlcss. to* its own  kind, a handsome, beautiful animal.   Why  should  a woman shudder at   the .thought  of ^harmless mouse?���������Seattle Post-Intel  lige-ncor. "0  obedience perpetrated by one of his.-gardeners, sought an interview with the offender in order to v<������\:i'.iti:iv.i L:z^-,  Knowing that if able to avoid this interview until his master's wrath had  abated he would come off with only a  few mild words of censure, the man kept  out of his way. ���������-  ' A few days afterward, however,- when  the storm was quite over, master and  man came face<to face'in one. of the hol-  houses, and the canon asked:-  ' "Why have yon avoided me in so pointed a manner of kite. .Johnson?"  To which the gardener wittily replied:  /'Now. I'll put .it  to you as a. mam sir-  would'you, if you could help it. stand  in  front of a canon to be blown up?" ,    .  Star,vi������K S11 a Qsi'tery.  ��������� A well to d,o Pittsburgcr has.a brother  who plays the black sheep pari in the  family.'1- A common thing for him to do  i.s to leave home without a word and be  missing for weeks at a- rime. Lie stays  missing until he has no more money. The  last time he left home he wont.'.to Wheeling.- lie, was .gone about two. weeks" bo-  fore a letter came'hvilli tho usual request to telegraph money at once;. When  it came, it reach     t >  Dear'Urolhor���������For fiod's .'fake and for the sake  of our dear, dead parents send mc' so::ie money ati  once by telegraph. 1 am staiwng-. Address <-a:e  of Plank's bakery. ' ,  '"The brother sent ,this reply:    ,  Dear Jim���������Ask' m i"k tor a bun.       ' P.'.-rmcio.  '��������� Si  '1  J  il  The IVIrjkin^r of a K i:si������."������.J Coiu'eclj-.  "But why do"yo<S"call the hero'of your-  musical comedy 'Azof Yore V-"   ���������' -   -  "Well,, you know thai in'.every perfect .  musical  comedy  there  must   he, at   least,  one Joke.'    You' can  have  all  the   music,  you- want,   but you   need  only one  joke.  The audience looks for it."  /'Well?" .       ' ���������  -'"Well, when'the heroine asks. 'Do^you,  lovo, me as-of yore?' they get'the. joke   '  See?     Azof-   Yore.     Clever, ��������� isn't   it?"-  , Surf  <o   rte*rji������.������in5>ec.  A lady of literary fame once requested  Dr. Reid. the celebrated  medical   writer,  to call at hei- house.'  ','Bc sure you'reco!  led the address." she said as she'quilted  the room*. "No.'l Chesterfield street."    ���������  '"Madam," said the doctor, "1 am too  great an admirer of politeness not to remember Chesiterlield and,' I fear; too selfish ever in forget number owe.-1*  -  THE GLASS  OF  FASHION.  IJssi clonor'K IiectBro -Wastes'!.  "Aha! Another ease of wjfe beating.  I suppose." said the magistrate sternly  when there was brought into the court a  great, rawboned giunt of a bully and a,  tiny, shy, meek looking liltle woman of  about Si> pounds weight.  , "Ain't you ashamed of yourself, sir?"  said the-m.-ucist rate sternly. "A man who  would strike a woman is so low in -the  scale of human degradation that there  are no words in which to express his  cowardice and baseness.-A man who will  be so untrue to his vows as a husband as  to strike bis wife is too contemptible*to  live. Come, my good woman, lei me hear  your story. Do not be afraid to speak  freely. You are under the protection of  this court, and no harm shall come to you  from him."  A bright light came into the tiny woman's blue eyes, a crimson (lush came to  the wan cheek, and her voice cut the ait-  like a two edged sword a^ she said:  "Yer off yer peitch. yer honor. It was  me as l'~'<cd h'm' That's what I'm here  for."  Avoided  tlie  Explosion.  A  worthy , Yorkshire   canon,   who   had  been greatly displeased  by an act of dis  -Panne   velvet   spotted   with   gold   is  very attractive.     ��������� ';    "    ....' . '"  French batiste in' black and trimmed  with lace makes a fashiona'ble corset.   ���������  Black'fox showing a,few while hairs  is reported as one of the favdrife fiti's  for boas.       _ ���������'     " ' '���������"���������_       .  "'  Grecian satin, a new wool, material  for evening wraps and tea^gowns, has.-,  a tiuv diagonal stripe on I he surface.  Frosted gatn:e in new materia! called-"  givrine^is   used    for   evening .gow::?,'  which   are  also   made  of  embroidered"'  tulle.  Shaded    suede    bolts    studded    with  .steel, gold or enamel and fastened with  handsome  buckles to  match'are   very  uiticb worn.   ���������  A pretty vest is made ol' cream spotted uet tucked at wide intervals,  tilled  in with tiny  Idas bands of colored silk ,  stitched on tbe edges.  Long emits of black satin   with fine'  stitched down lucks "from   the empire  yoke to a little way 'above '.he he in are  one varietv of winter wrap which is to'  be very much worn.  - Very   frivolous  and   perishable   neck  rufiles or boas are made of chiffon, oc.lg-  ed witli chenille, and of white taLTeta.  sill:  in   a  series of points"  edged   with  tiuv black and while silk fringe.  A  K;tir   OiVJKioo.  "The legislative and executive func-,  tions of government should be kept separate."  ''That's just, what I've always said.  Jomis: yon lay down the laws in thi.s  house, and you ought t^ Jet.me spend the  money."���������Indianapolis Journal.  E3    {'** fVr  Jl   EiK>. Ei "^    j? t^rn -ft % g?h Spaa  /iAraSH g i   M      Pis  tT-j MJ 25 *te. E    si     & "������"������/������������������  il U:  ������������? &za  Is Measured "by tlie Cures lie Makes���������Eaicli  ELeiuedy Specific for  Cers-ain ��������� Diseases���������  A Remarkable Cure of Brisi'ht's. Disease.  n :���������  In'this practical e.ge a -physician's  ability is measured by the actual  cures'be makes. Judged by this high  standard, Dr. Chase stands pre-eminent as a giant among physicians.  Take kidney and liver derangements,  for example. Dr. Chase, by means  of his Kidney-Liver pills,' has.brought;  about some 01 the most surprising  cures ever effected. This is due to  the direct and specific action of this  great-home treatment on. the liver  and kidneys.. Here .' is the experience  of a highly respected resident of Con-  secon,   Ont. :'���������  Mr. James Dellihunt, Consecon,  Prince Edward County, Ont., writes:  "For several years I suffered great  tortures of mind and body from  Bright's disease of the kidneys. The  pains were sometimes almost beyond  endurance and extended from my  head and between the shoulders down  the wdiole spinal column and spemed  to concentrate across . my ���������'kidneys.  My back was never entirely free 'fiiorn.  pain. When I got up in the rnorriirig  I could not straighten myself at all,  but would go bent nearly double  most all day.    My water was scanty  and at other times profuse, and it  gave me.great pain to urinate. . \ ���������  'T could do no work, and, though.  I tried many kinds of kidney. pills,  could get, no relief. As a last resort  I was induced by a friend to. give Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Diver .Pills a trial. I  felt a change after the first close. I  used in all about five boxes, and  they have entirely cured me. I have  no pains now and can do as good a  day's work, as I ever could. It is a  pleasure for .me to recommend Di".  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, as they,  have done so much for me."  Mr. J. J. Ward, J.P., Consecon,.certifies that he has known Mr. Dellihunt for years as a truthful man and  respected citizen, and vouches for the  truth of the above statement.  ���������  You cannot possibly obtain a more  beneficial treatment for the kidneys'  and liver than Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills. It has stood- the test of  time and has proven beyond dispute  its right to the title of "the world's  greatest kidney medicine." One pill  a dose, 25 cents a box, at all dealers, or Eclmanso.il, Bates & Co., Toronto.  .'4  J  , *���������  );  ������������������I  1  ���������; Al  I  *'vi  m  m  I  Wi  m  '���������  Mi  a  1  m  nl  M'.if  m  s at '-������.; '  <it-  THE CUMBERLAND MWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  A  TWICE  TOLD  TALE.  Tills   Story   fa' Old,, but   K.is   a   Very  New JFesiture.  On occasion a very old story takes on  some new feature that is, worth preserving.'-" < A  well known football player was  out' liie~otuFr'dny  Cor a  lively walk just  to    warm   his'-blood   ami ' ore&en e   the  (   elasticity of his muscles.    In the front of  a dilapidated little cottage became upon  , .a man,and woman in excited,controversy.  "Gil often this verandy.    Git often the  place.     This is' the  fourt'  lime  I've ordered 'ye/, now."    And she was manipulating a ' mop < as though  it  were  a  gQif  stick and she had a-tremendous stroke to  make.   / . ������������������    r        '        "  "I'm not goin!" the'man shouted back.  "1'm'staviu  right here,as long as I  feel  .;  like it!"  "What's   that?"  'cut    in   ,the ' football  ���������player. ' "You won't leave when the lady  '  of the hou.s" orders you to?"  At  that   he made a  rush  and had the  man half way to the sidewalk, propelling  him "neck   and   crop,   when   blows'were  rained "upon  him  by the mop stick from'  the  rear,   while 'the   l'Jim, in.-front   took  ��������� courage and promptly placed the atlilete  between  two  fires.     His  long  hair  was  the salvation  of  his  scalp  except   ab  to  1   bumps and bruises. - f   f  "What, the .deuce?"   he   yelled   as "be  sprang ,to  one  side.     "Didn't  you  want  this  impudent  rascal   bounced ,,from ' the  In   His   Mind.  When, early in {September. 1S97, Richard Croker was reiarning to the United  States for the municipal campaign, there  were lots of would be politicians on board  the New York v, irh him. Th������ same  ridiculous offers of assistance were made  to him on the steamer.' One man who  said his name' wa s, Gross told the Tammany boss '"-that lie controlled no less  than lO.Obl) votes iii ,.\'ew Yuri: city.  "''I have them ri^lit here, in the palm  .if my hand," he said. "���������They are all  yours for the mere ashing." Mr. Croker  icraveiy thanked te.- man.  " \\ .:���������   * ...j   Lei ;,   i l...si_  mind?" persisted (boss.  replied Mr  Croker. with a twin-  YEARS OF PAIN.  kle of hi'- ijy ;  "I'll have t!io������e  ju>--t \y'h"--e you  Yoi k  World.  KM;;'  ha re  a   while  at   a  friend;  ) votes in my mind  t\  hem" now.  ���������.New  , premises?" ' '  "Impudent rascal?" echoed the woman  as she took a new grip,,on the mop.   '"I'll  show   yez.  ��������� He's   my   husband   and   the  head of this hero hause, and  we'll have  'no judo wid  short  pants and all  colored  <. stockin's interferin.    I'll give'yez a min-  ' ute "to ' make  yerself  scarce.*"    Aud   the  rtime*    proved    .su indent.���������Detroit     Free  Press. ,'" ..:,,''  i "N"o family living in a bilious country  should be without Parmclee's Vegetable  pills. A few do.-es lal-'en now and Uwu will  keep the liver active", cleanse tho stomach'  from alb bilious matter and prevent' ague.  Mi\ J. L. Price, Shoals, Martin Co., Ind.,  writes : 'T have lived a box of Parmclee's  Pills and find them the best medicine for  Fever and Aguo 1 have ever used."  ������    IKh ITniMlTvnre Doff ..  He strolled into tbe corridor of the  Waldorf-Astoria.' At his, 'heels trotted,  or'rather slunk, a fairly'good locking fox  terrier. It was plain that' the dog kacw  he had no,business there. A uniformed  attendant touched the man on tlio arm.  "Beg pardon,'sir," said he;V"you must not  bring that.clog in here."  ' "Dog. dog," exclaimed the man; "the  dog. 1 told hinil to stay out,", and he  made as if to kick the dog, which.darted  but. of the place.    - '  "That's   my   hardware   dog,"   said   the  Ulan.,     , ,    -  "'Hardware clog?" said a Jbystandcr.  "Quota- name; why do you c'call him  that?" , A ���������' . i  '"Why? Why, eyery lime I kick -at  him, he makes a bolt for the, door," and  he hurried'on and was'lost in the crowd  before, Lhe" bystander had'a ch'auce'to bit  him.���������New York Sua.  t 'rl was'ctired oi: Acute   Bronchitis   by  ���������MINABD'S .'LINIMENT.-  Bay of islands. J. M. Campbell. -  I was cured of'  Facial -Neuralgia by.  ���������MENARD'S LINIMENT.  Springhill,   N.S. Win.1- Daniels.'  <   I was cured of Chronic  Rheumatism  by, MINAKD'S LINIMENT.  Albert Co/," N.B. ;  ', George Tingley;.  '   THE TROTTING'RECORD."-"  *"-.   " , -''  '������������������: :   '  Tommy vVillcm. Cil'J-'Ji. pacing, is .only  1 li,^, hands high  and  weighs'only "CO  pounds. ��������� '  Lord -William' Beresford ba-s'eng'ag.ed*  Lbe (wo Keifl's to ride for bio stable  next sea sou.  Every heat Crosccus. 2:0-1-, the stallion king,'has trotted in a race this season has been below 2:0!).  The Karon Wilkes i2:18'���������Fanny  ���������Swope (2;10Vo yearling recently trotted  n (Uiarler in '���������JU'Vl. seconds. *"  --Tl'ie Calii'ornia iiacer Zolock, by Mc-  Kintiey. 2:1 D/i, out of Ga::oIle, 2:131/2t  has.red need his record to 'J.:\(i\'-2-  A 2-yoar-o!d'filly by Xutburst. 2:12,,  out of Bessie Leach, 2:03V-:. recently  pacttl a (rial in ~:\>'f;<j at Le::ington.  Joseph li-'ichd, worked his 2-year-old  filly ICtinixa a half in 1:08 and'a quarter ;n 'fffj seconds at Torre Haute ���������recently.  Black Beauty. 2:17V'i, by Quartermaster, won five races in a mouth in New  England. \Y." A. i:aggs of Springfield,  ISass.. owns her.  .lames F. Kinney, brother of John It.  Gentry. 2:lX)\<y. Theodore Sho'luii.  2:'f>'fr';\. and Myron Mc-nenry. 2:i."V-::. has  taken a pacing record of 2:2714.  Mr. Dawson's slaliion Poinded lor,  who wres tltrown out of tramine- be-  cau'-'e of sickness, has recovered a::d im  woricing fast. ("*al<-oiub having driven  him a recent mile in 2:l**:;i.  ���������Severe colds arc easily cured by the use  of Bicldo's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, a medicine of extraordinary penetrating and healing properties. It. is acknowledged by those  who have used "it as being tho'best medicine  sold lor coughs, cclds, inflammation of the  ltuit>s, and all affections of.the throat and  ch st. It. agrcablcncss to the tast'j makes it  a favorite with ladies and children.  An fb:-:';s!i w;>ma:i residing in India  ae en":!:!;: found in bur horror that a  :''.-;������������������ e!)i::-;i 'had emfed  itself about her  >.-><  r>    w    trin- e'-v" ������������r  irn-i  L   t I  .     I J    *  ...I- I.,  'cod.  I'a.  piigncr in  Mii Jinn  mji J  ;ir.'  :e biack hor--e i-Yunuuio. by  !'h'.' bo;r'<> is a grand  lauds  l(i hands Inch  i n i:  iii  SSE^T3SSSSIS23S2BES^  is Rheumatism of.the back.  The . cause is Uric Aek.'  in the" blood. If the kidneys did their .work-, there  would be no Uric Acid and.  no Lumbag-o. Make the  kidneys do their work. The  sure, positive and  cure for Lumbasro is  sun rails, near which she sat play-  urn the ,violin. She was loo ucar tbe  M:a!:e to run wiiti .���������.afety. so she;Contin-  i-ed .pia.\ ii!g"whiie she gradually edged  away-" At (b'st her only idea was to,  keep- rhe ereatttre thus eugagvd while  r.ho escaped, but when she had gained  a, safernlistance skrI perhaps /fascinated by the unwonted sight a strange.:n-  spii-iticn: sei;-'-d I'.er. She played air  after air b! f      rent characters. ,  The effect ... s -magical. That snake  behaved like an ardent, hot blooded  db:f-:p!o of 1'aganini. Every variation  in the music, whether of volume or of  tone, produced instantly a corresponding eharco in the attitude of the cobra.  if'lslie played a lively da:i"0. it swayed  its body sideways in quick time and  yet in graceful eurves. Once she struck  a' number of false notes in rapid .succession on purpose. Tbe cobra winced  and writhed in -pain as it* sudden!y  struck with a whip  Thus the ereurm'e behaved like a  mad musician till the lady, getting  tired of the sport, gradually worked  herself farther and farther aud then  made a sudden bolt into her room and  hanged the door, heaving the cobra to  wander disconsolate to  its  lair in tbe  iields. t  $100 REWARD.   $100.  The rectors of ihi������ paper will be pleased to  learn lh.it th^rc is at lca-t ' ne dreaded disease  that tcenee bus lnn~n ub'e to cure in .-ill its  stages, unci that i- catarrh. Hall'= Catarrh Cure  is the only pnuitsvo cure known to the medical  fraternity. Ca-arrh being a constitutional oi-  ea������o, icqiiin-s a- eou-tiliHion.il rc������tm nt.  Kail's ( ai.vrh Cure i������ taken internally, acting  directly upon 'he blood and mucous surfaces of  the system, t'lierc-by destroying the foundation  r.ftliedi ease, and "giving tlie lattenc strength  by liuil'linq up the fons-ciiiiioa and a������s sr,.n8'  uauirc in d"i:.g us woi k. The proprietors have  "-> ���������Hen -sii'h in its v r.dive^pi>w>'i-s tliat tney  ���������ittvc ( nt. lU.ndu-d Uolltirs foi any ca-H- that it  .'ail-. In car.'.   .->ei'd for li^t of tcst.monia's.  Adilrcsd,      F. J. ' Hst-NKY & Co., foledo, O.  Hu.'d by Druggist, 7-">c.  '!(iit-5 Familv   I'll^ aie (hi* host.   .   ^"5S*3^.:5������&i^^3e.:^3>'^3*$*>'>������3^-3u  The ExpiTieiice of Mr. William Smith, of  Ha^vkesl>xiry,,^Vlio Suffered   for 3Iany  1    "Tears from Kidney Trouble.  From, -the' Post.. I-Iawkesbury,   Ont.  Everybody    in   Hawkesbury   knows  Mr.:, William Smith.      H"e came    here  when the town was yet in its  v llage  daj'S, as one of the lumber coiuj e-ty's  staff   of     mechanics.      In   18S1      AEr.  Smith   ' v/as ' appointed    town ��������� , const able,   and   filled   that .position   -:htil  very   recently.   As   is  well  know n  to  mairy ' of Mr.  Smith's'-friends,  he ,has  suffered    much    from , kidney  trouble  for quite a number of years past, and  at times the pain  in his  back ,was so  yrcat  that he mas  almost physically  incapable of exertion.    lie doctored a  great     deal, -sometimes  getting   temporary  relief,,   but  the  cause  of    .the  trouble' was   no,t  removed,   and   soon  the- pains,     accompanied-   alternately  by chills and fever, returned.   At last  he came to  look  upon his condition  as  one  which no  medicine could permanently cure.     Inched his'condition  might   still   have   been   one.   of   much  suffering had  not   Mrs.   Smith   ultimately  prevailed , upon her  husband- to  give Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills a trial.  "It seemed," said Mr.''Smith to a ^e-  r-ortcr   of   tbe   Post,   "that  it   was  a  useless< experiment,,   and   yet   I    was  willing  to  do almofd,  anything    that  would   bring- .relief.  "l ,had  not    used  the    pills  long  before   there 'Was   undoubted  relief, 'more   in  fact   than    I  bad  obtained 'from  any   other   medicine. ' I  continued   their  use and soon  all 'symptoms of the trouble that had  made my life one of muchcmisery -for  many years  was gone.   -I feel  thai   I  am cured, and have no hesitation  m  saying  that' thc0cure  is'due'   to, Dr.-  Willjams' "PinkTills, and I never'lose  or. opportunity   of   recommending the  pills   to .hoigdibor'K 'who   may .be   aii-  iug.*' . "... ���������  .Dr. "Williams" Pink' Pills cure by going to the root "of the disease. Tluy  iv-iicw and build up tbe blood.* and  strengthen the ' nerves", thus driving-  disease from the system.' If your  dealer .does not keep 'them. the\r will  bo sent postpaid' at -;"50 cents a box,  or si?: boxes for S2.5U, by addressing;  the "Dr. Williams Medicine Co'v Brock-  viJle,  Ont.  SIs������-������v������   tjet*;  5>y  Ilt������r .Tonjruffi.  "Here is an article in,the Sundayrpaper that says a woman's character can  be determined by Ifer nose!"  "Well, there may be something,', in  that, but therp's'a surer way. No 'one'  can make a mistaken concerning a woman's character if lie wiil look at the  uosea of other women who incet her.  The .extent to which they-turn up at  such t'uj'i0,- bow- iu^t what she is or  lsiVt" "   ��������� -      ���������    ,    -    .  THE riORStt���������noblest of tlio brute  creation���������when suffering from, a cut,  abrasion, or sore dorivea as much benefit  rs its master in a like predicament, from  the healing, soothing ��������� actiou of DR.  THOMAS' ECLECTi-tiC OIL. 'Lamo-  uess, swelling of the neck, stiffness of the  joints, throat and lungs, are relieved by  IB. " '  "Mow  guide.   '  you are  me.   K< >  dr.re to \  ���������   CJiursci-s.  see here,'" ^aid  the  Adirondack  I   want   j on   to   understand   that  never to get 20 feet  away from  p right up close,  ���������ander oil'.   SeeV  md dtm't  y.eu  "But   vli.v   this   peculiar  caution?"  rl<  m-  hig  'Ciirt'd   rhe   man   who   was   out    fo  game.  "Well." said the guide shortly. "I'm  too young and I've got too big a family  depending on me to be mistaken for a  deer."-���������Cleveland Plain Dealer. i  only  msmmBmmmmi^miiLmsmist'������  I BANKERS  AND  I BROKERS. . . .  ������ 362 MAI2vT ST., WINNIPEG  \ Stocks and bonds bought, sold and   $  jj carried   on   margin.     Listed          ^  ft mining stocks carried                fl  LA       iUSW-LiNA^   FACTOUY, "Montreal  E!xpliiin<>(l.  "This." said the drug clerk, "is a  most wonderful uair re newer. It's our  own preparation.  ���������'Well, give nip a bottle." said the  baldheaded man. "But. say. come to  think of it, why don't you, use if.'  You're pretty bald yourself."  "1 can't use it. You see, I'm the 'before using' clerk. Tbe 'after using'  clerk is out ^t'um-b. You should see  him."  HOTEL BALMORAL, ������  51.SO tip.    K. P.si.Ouea.  !������  U  Oiler, H11I& Mi  BROKERS, ETC.,  Dominion Bank Bui/ding, Winnipeg  2d!oney lent at lowest rates.  Stocks and bonds bought and sold.  Rail-way and other farm lands in  Manitoba and N. W. T. for sale.  Maps and folders sent on application.  Gait coal from Lelhbridge.  Prices quoted to all railway point*.  Although tiie present fashion of cbris  b ning children   with   family  surnames  is   much   to  be  commended   for   many  reasons,  it carries  with it some awful  |ie^.-uiii!it ii-s, unknown   in   the days, ot  .Mary   Anns   and   .John    Henrys.      A>  glance at the following list, each name  of which Is geuuino, will illustrate suf  'ieirntly   well   the  'possibilities  of   no  i!ie:>cl.'Uure   resting   'with   parents    in  their Choice of names for the men and  women of tomorrow:  Edna   Broker   Mothersbead,   Marian,  English  Earle, Sawyer Turner Somer  set.   Will  W. Upp. Nealon Pray Daily.  !'Ben-ton "Killin   Savage,   Owen   Taylor'  .Money, Ima Little'Lamb. Broker Hus-  hands Kart. R. TJ. Phelan-Goode, Marie  A.    Bachelor,    May   Tyus    Upp,   Will  Walt/. --Wither,   Waring   Green   Cotes.'  Iva NVincbester Rifle, Etta Lotta Ham-  mond-Degges.   Barber   Cutting   Mann.  Weir Sick O'Bryan. Makin Loud Noyes.  Hurd   Copp  Cuinming.   Rodeiior   Pull  man  Karr,  Doody Spies Sourwine and  Knott Worth Reading.���������Life.  Hi*   Giyi-  She-- Who!    are  Hurry?  Ht���������Not hiug  She-- A; ��������� i -11"'    yi<r,  your brum, di-m  !:<���������   In telloet.  you    thinking   about.  afraid   of  overtaxing  i >i-i roil Free Press.  '   QTi-Selrs liver.  "The ore from which quicksilver is ob  tained is a"brilliant red rock known a<-  ,cinnabar.    When of high purity,  it is  actually vermilion in .color,!    Cinnabai  is the original  source of the pigment  known commercially as vermilion.     It  ������������������s a compound  of sulphur and quicksilver, and iu order to separate the lat  ter from the sulphur tbe���������roek������is roasted.    Passing off iu the foam of a   gas.  the   mercury   is   afterward   condensed  and  fiows out in a tine stream! like a  couth:ucjus pencil of inciteii silver.    ,    ���������  The discovery of'the famous California mines came about in an odd sort of  way   by. observation  of the  vermilion  'paint   w.itb (which   certain   Indians   in  'that part of the country frescoed their  bodies.    It was,ascertained v.;here they  : got. the pigment, and thus were revealed  the   rich   deposits   which subsequently  became   of ' such   coinmercial    importance.   Like gold and silver, mercury is  occasionally- found 'in a native or pure  state'.     Sometimes   the 'miner's   pick  penetrates a cavity that contains a cup  -ful or more of tbe elusive and, beaiui  /ui fluid.  Miners suffer much' from the poison-  ouseffectsof the quicksilver fumes. Ex  Ireme ^cleanliness is,tlie -best safeguard  K������^V.-^^.-������R������SitS^?������l^<WSy*Mt.?A������  ������  vne  35ClgrHBaBgJBg?^R!3  WcTcan only by illustration and a word or two of  description in our catalogue,'  let out-of-town buyers know  about our ma'srnificent selec-  tion of ring's.  All the gems are represented.  All the good#styles sliown:  ������.  for workers in this dangerous occupa '  tion'. Use is also made of a sort of loin  onade which "serves to a certain extent  as an antidote, a strong-'acid taking the  pla'c-e of lemo'u juice in th" <"oinpositi'in  of the drink: ���������-    '  Xot SoBsil j:������ Tlsat.  ,. "So , they "were, geMiculatiug - wildly.  woi;e they?" asked the olawyer. in tho  cross examination.   '        -      ,      " '���������.  "No, sal;."' replied Uncle Xicodemus.  "dey was jus' fight in wildly."���������Pittsburg  Chronicle-Telegraph: ��������� .   v.,'  -Oh.  5 is! p������t;a !!>������<?.  professoj-.   liov.  " Ryrie " Ring's appeal to  those who admire, ring  beauty, and the large num-  ,ber we sell enables us to  carry a stock that allows a  'splendid choice.   '   >   *   ' ,  CATALOGUE SETiT UPOlf . '  APPLICATION. -'     '   ",'  " DIAT.ICWP ITALL'." ' Ij ������������������  >ros., ���������'  Yong-e arid-Adelaide Sts.,  TORONTO.  ^MTOecaumn.wiJBiiiwini I'l'irni  Tell me.  I   envy   you  how can I Jearn to  Tour mind!  think?   . "       '    ' -      '- '.  The. Pi-ofes<-or��������� SinpiaIking. ��������� Life.  COLIO AND KIDNEY, DIFFICULTY,,���������  Mr. J. \V. Wilder. -T.P.. Lefargcvillo, N.T.,  writes: ::I am subject to"scvaro attacks of  Colic and Kidney Difficulty, and find Par-  melee's Pills afford nio great relief, while all  other'remedies have failed. They are the  best medicine I have ever used." Infac������'so  great,is lhe power of this medicine to" cleanse  and purify, that diseases of almost every  nainc and nature are driven from the body.  RotS)   Sorts.  Flo���������These   bos   parlies  are   nothing  but gab and chath-r ami alhthat.  -  Joe���������You're vrighi   '.here.'   Take  that-  follow- FiUcorbolt   lor instance. ���������Phil-.  adelubia Press. '        ,    .      -  ��������� ! :���������-������������������ ' -  And Some One  tn'I'ay  Her C513s.  Every   old    bachelor,, cheats   some   do-  serving woman out  of a  home ami a lot  of pretty  furniture  and china.���������Chicago  Record. ' ������  ��������� *     .     Every 0::e  Kxce3������-f',niiriseIE.    -  j"  A group of fue.Ui!s3_uining'at the home  of Sir John 'Pove-ll"e:inessy wcrejgdssip-  ing about a certain _ member of parliament who had two objectionable .pecui-'  iarities���������he' was' not given to the use of  soap'and water.' and he was always bor-  .rowing money.     , , -     ,  "Yes, poor fellow." remarked -Hen-  nessy. '.".he,sponges everybody except him-  'sclt'."���������Wave. ���������'  .   "     ,..   ,' .  1 ���������  Ko  ficuic. '   . '   ���������-"  The trolley stops. An "Irish lady',and  ten oluldrcyrclimb in.   . ',       . -��������� -'     " >���������  Conductor ��������� Are .these  your  children,  madam, oi; is it a picnic?     ������  . The Lady���������They are 'my children,- and  it's 'no picnic.���������Schoolmaster..  Instruments, Drums, "Uniforms, Etc.  EVERY'TOWN' CAN-HAVE A;BA&Q.  'Lowest prices ever1 quoted.-   Fine; catalogue."  60J illustrations mailed free. _ -Write u's'for anything: in ifuhic or Musicsi.riJis.trivpients..  Whaley Royce& Co., Tor^^"^n.  There hover was, and never will be. a  universal panacea, in one rem:dy, for all ills  to which fj'-sh is heir���������tho very nature.of  many curatives being such, that were the  germs of other and differently seated diseases rooted in the system of the patient���������  what would leiieve one ilMn turn would aggravate the otlijr. We have, -however, in  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,  unadulterated state, avremedy for many arid  grievous it's. By its gradual and judicious  use the frailest systems aro Jed into convalescence and i-tveagth by the influence which  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping spirits of those with  whom a chronic slate of morbid despondency and hick of intere-fin lifo is a disease,  and, by tranquihzing the nerves, disposes to  sound aud refre-hing sleep���������imparts vigor  to the action of the blood, which, being  stimulated, courses throughout the veins,  strengthening ihe hca.thy animal functions  of lire system, thereby making activity a  necessary result, ftrenafhening the fraine,  and giving lite to the digettive'organs, which  naturally don-tana increased substance���������result, improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman,  of Toronto have given to the public their  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gaugccL by the opinion of- scientists, this  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All druggists sell it.  for.���������s\  $���������'1,111?  Yosj fee! Ustter- after  rubbing- against soot, grease, paint,  etc., when you havsat hand a cake of  The Master - Mechanics  Extraordinary Soap  There is nothing- like it for removing- heavy dirt from hands or face,  and the tar, one of its principal ingredients, heals any sores or cuts.  Dealers in good soap sell it.  The Albert Toilet Soap Co., Mfrs., Montreal.  (Trade "Mark Registered November'24,1890.)  ' Dr. Sanche asrees to take'instruments back  Bit haLf price if [jai-.ties living'them are not ben-  afltted after using lor five -\veek3.  F. Free, winning, ssys: t have used "Oxyd-  onor'' lor two weeks i'or Bronchitis and Catarrh of the H.jiul, and I feel   ike a new man.     ,  Blrs. F. I/. Cook, Winnipeg, pays: I had suffered untold agonies ,'rom Brig-liCs JDisease, and  it relieved me of Pain, and in Htx -\veeka Iwas  cured. \ ���������  Mr. W. G. Elbvorthv, Vy'inniprs, pays: I have  cuffe cd for fl* years-with articuJ������r iheania;ism;  vr.i- in }i63|)it,')I for 5 '������et-ks, and used almost  every remedy, including rtiesrnerism galvanism, electric belt, etc 1 have used Ox;, donor  10 days anrt leceived more benciit than from  ��������� nyminif else.  Mrs. Gngner. Winnipeg, says: I have used is  beneficially -vvith my i.-unily whenover sick,  and it hascureti mo oi: severe indigestion and la  grippe.  Sti'>-clealers wnntcd in eycrj' district. Address  Wm T. Giht'ins, Grain Exi-hanpe, Winnipeg.  Setuifor Booklets of grateful reports.  HOME    WORK.  We want, the services of a number of per-  Fonsaud fai.dhea to oo knitti.i������ for us at  home, -whole or s;are tine. v\ e furnish Au-,  tomatic Knitting Machines free to shareholders, supply yarn free and pay for work  as sent in. uistance no hindrance. You  can easily earn grod wa es. Write us at  once, i ep . A., The People'* Knitting Syndicate, Limited, '1 oroato, Can.  1. the undersigned, representing .! os.  Ullmann,-wish to inform those handling .Furs that E am.-in Lhe market. I  pay full market prices at the time I  receive shipment, and ' make prompt*  returns. Price lists arc misleading  on a changing market. bhip mo  your furs (often, and' keep posted by.  the returns you,get from  <3-_ -w~_ b^^t^id^^-itst  '   Office, Over J. Y. (iriffin & Co., 147  iiannatyne St. liaat.  J". O.   IJox 0G-1. AVXXNIPJCG, Man.  HcMocli & Beswell ^Tcnul^  Kscing and  Hockev Skates, have removed,  from 210 McDermott St. to 189 Lombard St.,  opp, Mclntyre Bile, Winnipeg.  Din von ever use Acefcv'ene Gas?  THE  ONTARIO--  ACETYLENE GAS GP,NERATOB  Is the bsst, tho only reliable, and the most  durable generator in Canada. "Works automatically: recpiires no attention while working.  The Hora-ffesi^cetylsne Gas Company, ���������-���������;  312Princess St..WiuniijCg, Alan. Agents Wanted  15 Per Cent. Investment in Winnipeg.'���������.  A four-hou e brick-veneered terrace, all  modern, sione foundation, each hou-econ--  tuins 6 rooms, bathroom, etc., and shed, 75  feet frontage, oi one; of the best streets, price,  $8,000, r.midi cash payment, balance may remain tit 5per cent. Must b?.* ?c������ld to close out  an estate. Apply to WALTEIt SUCKLING  & COMPANY,  Winnipeg.  Catholic Prayer JgSS&SZIgg:-  ularn, Religious Pictures. Statuary, and Church  Ornaineiits. Educational Works. Mail orflers receive prompt attention. D. & J. SadM & CO. .Montreal  W. N. U.  305.  "������*  -t'  , _., 'fi 1 ;?=; ���������-"_r*^������. "rjK,"ii^.,*-t  I'  r-  l&  I .-D,~  ,   i  ���������  THE CUMBERLAND -NEW'b  ISSUED 'EVERY WEDNESDAY.  flfebecriptiom, $8 ft T ������r, in adranc^  TMU ������. Bnfcerson, EDttor.  P03TPO!NED.  ^Advertisers wio. want their a  feanfed,    should   get,  copy in   *.  X9a.a. day befor* issue.  Hatra t^mUrly will ooaf������ . tow by not"  yittg   Uw  ofn<i������., ��������� ,  J������b "Work Strictly C. O. D-  Tranent Ads Cash in Advance.  rfiDNKSDAY,    FEB.   H\   1900  A TOWN OF GliOOM.  Btrariger* in town are prone to  imagine that little sorrow is toll.  They do not know the condition of  thingsinWcoal mining town. -The  bereavrd have, largely at lhe solid-  . tatioin of their near friends, wisely  refrained from paying useless visits  to the pit heads and the morgue.  Sensation is unknown, here. Men  walk the streets discussing,  in low,,  ' truest tone- the-probable  cau.es  -\������fti.edfe^ter.    Any one   familiar  with the town and its normal-con-'  dition, n-my read the   silent sorrow  /'"felt  for . the * bereaved  one's.   -Tie  deep gloom caused by  the removal  <rfev*y day familiars    d   the be  heaved   themselves,     near friend,,  ollly cim know of their,grief,   It *  :,not  for   the' world.      The cause*  . which men may think were probably instrumental in the disaster,  'may be discussed among themselves  '" *but at-thispstage they   are^ not for  ��������� publication-' VWhen the-inquest is  held, then anythin ggiyen on oath  may help the formation of a theory,  bat at present, any   criticism, any  opinion expressed by the press will  -do.no good/and may be unjust and  ' misleading.    The management will  have an investigation as  searching  ���������     as it is complete.    Let us await the  -"    verdict,of the investigators, and not  ',' /lose sight of the   fact, that   where-  ' wver coal is, there the fire damp ey-  lute, and there explosive duBt may  be formed.  In consequence of the announcement by Prof. Robertson that he is  unable to carry   out  the   proposed  programme of"short  dairy, courses  in the spring, the News is^requested  by    Mr. J. R. ''Audubon,   supeiin-  tendent of institutes, to say" that he  regrets that he has   no , alternative  but to postpone the ' dairy  courses  rtbicb^he'waa led to promise should  be held, until Inter in the season.  Prof. Robertson" has, however,  placed at Mr,, .Anderson's disposal.:  thererviccs of Mr. T. G. Ray nor  and Mr. D. Drummond for the reg-  u'ar spring meetings which are to  'take place during the last part of  March and in April. These two  gentlemen will speak'on any of the  following subjects: ��������� D. Drummond,  -���������Summer Care of Dairy Cowp,  Cultivation of Soil and Application  r  of Manure,   Conservation   of.Soil,  Moisture/The Dairy Cow and How  to Find Her, Raising Dairy Calves,  Notes'on Chicken Feeding.  T.    G.,   Raynor���������Selection  and  Cross Breeding of Animals,   Clover  Culture. Soiling   Crops, Soil   Mois-  t ire; Cultivation of  the ' Soil,  The  Uae of   Concrete,   Composition   of  Foods,   Pork    Production,     D.-ury  Farming, Planting and Care' of r.n  orchard     Unprofitable  -   Farming  Made Profitable, Our  Horse'  Market, Tillage, Farming asaivOccupa-  tion, the  History   of  Agriculture,  ���������Agricultural Education. .  'Mi. Andeison .also enteted into  arrangements during 4 his recent  visit to tbe . neighboring , States  with the presidents of the agricultural cdlef<es of Oregon/ Washing-  ton and Idaho for the services* of  stme of,the professors of (hose" colleges to come to tho province to do  institute worV.  t. '   0 rr  Victoria.. B.C., Feb. 20th.  Jas. Cap.tiiew. Mayor.  Authorized by the British Co1.-'  ��������� umbia Protestant Orphanage au-  t Verities bore to offer a free' hoi ,e  to any or all the children l������-fi fatherless and in need by tbe ' late.di -,  aster at Cumberland, also tho Trie  passage to Victoria has been kindly  promised.    Please ��������� inform   the be-  r 0 '  reayi-d widows.  Ciia's. Hayward, Mayor,  "    President" B. C. Protesmnt  Orphans Jlome.  ' ��������� Nanatmo, B C, Feb. 21st.    ;  Mayor Carthew.  Have, sent messengers   to   ascertain Mrs. FneddeVs circumstances,  will provide as may be necessary.  Wm. Manson, Mayor.  Kaslo, B.C.. Feb. 25th!  .,  Mayor. Cumberland  Council will give $100. ,  GARLANr.    '  -     "       Kamloops. F<b. 23rr\,  Mayor, Cumberland".  '   Have sent $150  to B. "f  C, Nanaimo, for sufferirig families.  M. P. Gordon, Mayor. ,  :' ' Vancouver. Feb. 22nd;  Mayor  Cartiiew,   Cunibpilard.  Board of management Alexandra  Orphanage offers to take any destitute orphans by recent disaster. ,.  J: T. Brown. President, y  ill  Dental'Surgeon,  Will, be in Cumberland from FEL  20th to 27th.  ���������   Office���������Whitney' Block. -  be company, and to acquire  land,  bonuses, privileges and   other aid*  from any  Government,   Municipal  Corp ration, or   other   persons  or  b'odh*   corpora ted   with? power to'  lea:-.- aud    to   connect'   and   make  tiailic and oilier a: -angemenis with  iailway,'fc-teanjboat, mid' other cuin-  pjiuiet* now vx   hereafter   to'  be in-  corp crated, and with, power to make  ��������� waggon ro.-dd io be used in i tie con-  tttructioii-of   Biich railw:.y    and   in  advai.ee of tbu .^atr.",  and   to   levy"  and collect'tolls' -ii.'mi   all   person?  uaing and-  or.   ail ' height   pacing  over the   baid   railway,   and  ������uci������  roads,    branche.-,'   ferries,  wharvt-s  and vessels owned or   built   by tbe  ������j.id Company,   whether   built   or  owned before or after the conatruc-  structiun of the railway, and   with  all other usual,   necessary   or incidental right?/ "powers   and   privileges as may be riecsSi-.-ary   or conducive to'  the   attainment   of   the  above objected or. any of them.  -Dated,at Victoria, B.C. this 27th  day of December, 1900,'  CREASE >���������,CREASE,  i9t6     Solicitors/for the applicauta.  J i  , . f i  FINE  Job - Printia^  " DONE AT���������  ,   Tile If ews Office.  iolmbia JiM'iaf -. -.  ;."':   Ms Oompany  ���������   EN DERBY, ��������� B. C.    ��������� ���������  . .EtJISAIilAF,''  THRU STAR,  WESlTLlTS,  STRONBBAPRS.  10 10's  III  M  "'    (LIMITED.);  Agents,-   Victoria, B.C  \f  yOli -Want' a  or; COSTUME  "'���������. 'at HALF FRIGE" ';.;  write to   ^^g WHITE HOUSE.  67 GOVERNMENT ST.  VICTORIA, B. C.  HENRY YOUNG   &. CO.  are   closing  cur the  Department and are selling their   Jackets and  . ������������������ .. Costii'mes.rS'gardless of cost.  COUNOIL MCBSTINa.  The City Council  met   on their  regular night, Mod day 25th.  After minutes read and  adopted,  accounts presented: R. Grant & Co.  lumber, $18.50;   Clerk's   bond, $6;  A- H. Peacey, sundries, $5.20.    Referred to Finance Committee.  '"   Reports��������� From Constable Banks  ye horse and cart.      Received   and  ' Mr. Banks   instructed   to  procure  h*st outfit   on   trial,   deal, to be  closed if everything at represented.  From Board   of Works   re nails,  g. laser's tender for 16d  and  20d  at $3.85 per keg accepted.  .     Notice of motion from Aid.   Cal-  * pan to chanye nights of   meetings.  ���������Resolution "of condolence  passed  on death of tb* late Alderman   W.  B. Walker, and Council adjourned.  The   vacant    chair,    draped in  black and   wbite  standing   at the  CJ'������jincil'.board,.told a sad 'ale.  ��������� ,.���������, o-^   TO THE  DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have'  them free. Addres No. 14517  The Nicholson Institute, 780  Eighth Avenue, Now York,  U.S.A.  $8, $10 and $12 Jackets are going for 4*2.50  ���������r���������W*~i ).��������� W->"  "���������'  rE!;jiagqgg  -<)--  In" consequence of advices from  Ottawa, .to the cfitc; that the Dominion Government will subsidize  the proposed extension of the Esquimau and Nanaimo Railway to  Hardy Bay, in the north of the  island, many lots are being bought  by Victorians in the town site at  tbe    intended    terminal.���������Family  Herald.  , .   ������������������.������������������o���������   WANTED���������Capable, reliable person in every county to represent  large company of solid financial  reputation; $936 salary per year,  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely sure ������nd all expenses;  straight, buna-fide, definite salary,  no commission; salary paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each ��������� week. Standard  House, 334 Dearborn, &l , Chicago.  With a view to encouraging  the  development of a literary   spirit in  Canada, The Ladies* Magazine, Toronto, is offering cash prizes   for the  beft   short   stories     by  Canadian  writers.    The com petition   is   well  planned,'and   further  particulars  are given in the   January   number  of the Magazine.    A   photographic  competition is alpo announced, and  G*������b. prizes offeree],  TEI*BG3,A"BIS.  New Westminster, Feb. 21st.  J  A. Carthew, Mayor  "~ NOTICE.  NOTICE is -hereby   given  th.v.  application will be   made   to  tl.������-  Legislative Assembly   of tbe   Province of  Iiiitii-h   Columbia,   at. itt-  next session, for an  'Ac. to   incor  pt rate a eompany   with   power   to  construct,   equip,    'maintain   and  operate either a standard oi narrow  gunge?railway for   the  purpose   of  carrying   passengers   and   freight,  including all   kinds   of; merchandise, from' a  point   in   Wellington  District, thence nor:herlv to a point  in   Comox     District,     Vancouver  Island, situate on or near the  50th  parallel of latitude  on or   near the  east coast   of   Vancouver   Island;  thence northerly through   Say ward  and Rupen Districts, to Cape Scott,  Vancouver Island, or to some other  point at or near the north   end   of  Vancouver Wand-; wilh  powor   to  construct, operate,   and   maintain,  branch lines to the coast  on either  side of Vancouver   Island   and   to  other   points,     and    all  necessary  roads, bridges,   ways,   and   ferries,  and to  build, own   and  maintain,  wharves, docks, saw-mills, and coal  bunkers; and with power to   build,  equip, own, maintain   and   operate  steam and other vessels and boats,  and to operate   the   same  on   any  navigable waters. connecting with  the said rail way.. Tinesor. branches  thereof; and wilh power   to   build,  own; equip, operate and   maintain  telegraph   and'   telephone  linos  in  connection with   the   said   railway  and brarches, and    to   carry, on   a  general express   business,   and   to  build   and   operate   all   kinds   of  plants for the purpose of supplying  ight,   'heat,    electricity,   and   any  mutt  C 1-  * l       p  Cruets,      Tea   Sets, ���������        Cake    Baskets,  Butter������DIshes,    &c,   &c.  Nothing better in the world for Wedding Presents.  iny^^grnrHwuiM iw ��������������� ������-ynrrnti-ir���������  La  ���������vJXJST   AE/^IVBD-���������  and Newest Styles  LADIES' BLOUSES,.  TALKING  SKIRTS,   WRAPPERS,  ���������  -        FLANNELETTES, PRINTS, ART MUSLINS.' LACE AND  CHENILLE CURTAINS, WHITE AND COLORED TABLE  COVERS,  $2,000 WORTH OF BOOTS AND SHOES  INDIES' and MISSES' BLACK AND TAN SHOES   (Cloth  Top) MISSES'and CAILDREN'S DITTO,  Try Our 35 ct.Ceylon    Tea,  Groceries at Wholesale Prices  5 per "Of ht. Cash Discount. ���������..." '  New Westminster extends   eym-     kind of motive   power;   and  with  _ .    . . . .. ..i���������������.   nofur     virri.f.S     n.nfl  pathy to  your   bereaved   citizens.  Will make your appeal   public and  advir-.e- vou with what result.  ^'Z J.G Scott,  Mayor,  power to acquire water rights, and  to construct dams and flumes for  improving and increasing the water  privileges, and with power to expropriate land for   the  purpose  of  BEFORE    BUYING.   YOUR  GET   OUR    PRICES.  As we carry the largest stock in B. C., and your cheapest   freight   if  from Victoria.    Repairs by first class workmen.  JOHN BARNSUEY & G0-  Ji^Lxmmv:      ��������� ���������       Victoria, *o  Ml  '.1(  U  ������������������������:!  'fi;  fin';  (.���������it ���������  si  M  A  .".s'l  h'fri  MVVl  m  i  w  i'^?i  ���������AWl  ATI  if  tt  l  i.  ��������� ?'ii  '"������  ���������. '\i':i  m  f$i  . m  "/2J  ������������������m  .'���������IVfvl  t.  m

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