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 c  j   'VjSV  )'{������  Wis  M  -Bditiniio  .r  y /h  FOB.  yotxh  JOBPEIMIS  Give us a Trial,   we  do Good Work at  REASONABLE  PRICES.  If  ���������4:  SIXTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND, B'C TUESDAY  JAN.  ioth.,  r8o9  "(  1 '   '  1 i  nts of the  r  Season to ALL I  [ Everything in the Holiday Line goes at cost  before the New Year.  This is a Grand Opportunity to. buy books,  etc., at prices to surprise ybu.  -A.. _E_D _E?_E_3A.C_E_"3r  C.H.TH  ^"Dealer in  Stoves and Tinware  Plumbing and general  Sheetiron work ,  PROMPTLY    DONE  f^Asrent for the  - " .     o -  Celebrated Gurney    c>  Souvenir Stoves and  :    Ranges-���������  - Manufacturer of the  New Air-tight heaters  ggg2egg������<<  FOR A  neat    fitting suit  of clothes.  Go to Carey's, the tailor.  Next door west of the Drug  store.  PRICES REASONABLE  City of Cumberland  Auditor's Report for '98.  ���������_R,"__"^r"__*iNr"cr^3.  Trades' Licences ' ��������� $1,3! 6.00  Road Tax  42 00  Billiard Licences   15.00  Oov*t. grant to Fire  Dept.,   for  quarter ending Sept. 30ch, 50.00  Subscription to Fire Hall  60.00  Dog Tax,  47.00  Real Estate Tax,  016 30  Tolal   "    S2,446.30  ze^-fej-sthdi _?"*_r^,_=:.  Incorporation Expense S2S2.50  Election expense*...............;...  100 00  Office expense    140.11  Office rent............ .    .    88.00  Clerk's salary. .'v   145 00,  Advertising......................   192 50  Fire protection.  '551.93  A Sitting of the- County Court will be  held in-the Court House, Cumberland,  B. C, Jan. .19th, at 10 a. m. at which any  business in conection with the County  Court will be taken up.  Jan. 5, 1S99.        Wm. 'MITCHELL,  Deputy Register.  Spirit of The  Press.  The King of Armani, has  Enterprise an orignial idea m' the way,  .   > -*      ���������'" -' *- f    ,   i  ���������>- -*, ^^.-z^.- of-a strong, box!-,   Hennas:  the trunks of trees  hollowed ,out,  filled  with gold and silver, and  flung  into  his"  private  lake,   where a large   number  of  crocidiles ward off intruders.  The British government has  Colonist, ordered four new battleships.  John. Bull means to have  peace, if he has to get ready to thrash all  .the world for that purpose.  Street lighting...  u_tttF66u3  ���������������������������*������������������������������������-���������  Street crossings..,  Side-walks .....: .  Ditching!. ...ft...  Drains   Tools.............  Donation to sports.  Sundries   Total revenue,....'.  Total expenditure...  191.05  405.50  23.32  8.00  5S.70  161.25  17.85  . 25.00  .    3.25  Total       $2,393.96  .....���������������2,446.30  .". 2,393.96  A^ Transvaal policeman  Toronto Star, shot   an. Englishman  during a street riot and  wasn't punished, wherein the authorities  of Transvaal resemble the authorities of  Toronto, who permit policemen to shoot  youths whose only offence is poverty.  The British  Nelson  Economist.     Foreign Office  has suggested  to the Czar that the conferees appointed  by the various nations in answer to his  appeal ior universal disarmament, meet  in London in May instead of St. Petersburg. If the change is arranged the  Queen will invite the Czar and Czarina,  the Kaiser and Kaisrin, President Faiire  and the heads of other European nations  to be her guests in London while the  commission is in session.  LATEST BY IIM.  THOS. FOSTER' SPEAKER.  Viclyria, Jan. 7th���������The House opened  on the 5th. Thos. > Foster was elected  speaker. Mr. Henderson of New Westminster, who was elected as an Independent, announced his intention of supporting the government. This gives the  Semlin government three majority.' f  LEGISLATIVE     MEMBER   DEAD.  Almonte, Jan., 7th���������W. G. Neilson,  M. P. P.; for North Riding of Easi K09-  tonay, died here last night.  MOUNTAIN ACCIDENT.  Vancouver, Jan..7th���������R. Parker, who  arrived in Vancouver to-day, tells, of a  horrible " experience at Mount' Baker.  Parker fell down a crevice in the Glacier  50 feet. His arms and legs .were broken.  He was hauled out with ropes and taken  19 miles'before the shattered limbs could  be attended te. ,   -  ANOTHER. DAWSON, FIRE.  ,f>Victoria, Jan. 7th���������Among the passengers on the steamer City of Seattle which  arrived from the north was M. A. Maho-  ney, who made the trip from Dawson in  ;I4 days. This beats the record from  Skagway. The only news of importance  is that pertaining to a fire which destroyed the Empire theatre,'"and. its contents,  entailing a loss of $15,000. ,  '    " DREYFUS .ILL.  ' ���������  London, Jan. 7th���������Despatch from Cay-  - eme, capital of French Guinea, says that  tbe   former   Captain   Dreyfus,   now  on  Devil   Island,   has - been  seiiously    ill.  ���������A physician has-been summonded from  *     . . -  ' ���������-      - -  Cayenne to attend him..- ~{. ..'fs-f     ���������>  "--.-'', t.<--,*- ������-' ������, >-?���������',' *- ,'   -.-���������������������������   \   '  NOT   TREATING   WITH   GOMEZ.  v" '"H-vana, Tan. 7ih-r-.Gcr.eraI Brook has  declined a proposal to send a special envoy to the woods to find General   Gomez .  to treat with him  as  an  equal  power in  the island.  NOT GET ALL WE WANT.  Montreal, Jan. 7th���������A correspondent  learns to day that Edward Farrer, the  well-known journalist, who has been in  Washington since the sittings oi the  Commission and who has had ample  occasion to size up events, stated to-day  thajt there is no possible chanre for Canada to get an acceptable treaty from the  Americans.  Are you goining to run^for our City Council ? \  No but I am going to run over to Moore's for a pair of shoes..  4��������� "* ''       '  They say be has the Largest  and  Best Assorted   Stock of  r J ' ' .   ' -   ���������*  Men's Ladies' and Children's Shoes in the District. .   ��������� -'  He has just received a iarge stock of Cross-cut and Falling Saws,  Axes, Adzes,   Spades,  Shovels,   Mattocks,    Picks,  Handles, Ice.  Skates, etc.   CALL and examine. ,  C. J. MOO ME.  il  ' V'l  .y\  ���������-ffl  . / '<���������  night,   having   the   remains   on board;  supposed he was drowned.  COMMODORE,IRVING RESIGNED  Victoria, Jan. 7th���������Commodore John  Irwmgof th*������ C. P. N. Co., has, it is understood, resigned his position with the  company. It is said he will leave for the  north shortly where he has extensive,  .business interests... .....  CHECKER   AND     CHESS  .ORGANIZED.  CLUB  GORDON  MCJRDOCK'S .  LIVE  Cash in Treasury %   52.34  I hereby certify to the correctness  of the  abive report.  J. B.  BENNETT,   ;  Auditor.  *    For Your Job   Printing  GIVE USA   TRIAL.  RY.  Single and Double Rigs to lei  ���������   ������������������at���������  EeasDnaWe Jrices  Near  Blacksmith Shop, 3rd St^  CUMBERLAND,    B. O.  YOU HAVE A WATCH  THAT DOES NOT GIVE  SATISFACTION BRING IT TO  <u  ���������*-  ar*.  Opposite^ Waverley. Hotel.  ^-FOR    SALE.���������Seven   volumes   of  Munsey, not bound, containing 42 numbers in good condition and  embrace the  period from    April  1895   to   September j  189s.   Price $2.00.   Call at News Office.  COMMITTED FOR STEALING.  Victoria, Jan. 7th���������W. P. Pennock,  chaiged with stealing a valuable diamond ring, valued at $90.00 yesterday,  came up before Magistrate Hall, and  was committed to stand his trial at next  court.  BATTLE OF THE NILE.  London, Jan. 7th���������Details regarding  the recent battle of the Blue Nile have  been received from Cario. Col. Lewis,  it appears when he routed the Emir, the  last remaining formidable dervish chi^f.  five hundred of his followers were killed  #nd 1500 prisoners taken. The Emir,  however, succeeded in escaping. The  Dervish p^ition was taken by storm.  CANADIAN SEALER IN TROUBLE  San Francisco, Jan. 7th���������Revenue  cu'.ter Rush reports the following: The  Canadian sealer Enterprise attempted to  leave the harbor in defiance of law and  with customs officer on board. The  Rush started in. pursuit overtaking the  Enterprise outside the Heads. The  Enterprise is liable to seizure an4 heavy  penalty for being in American waters  without having made proper entry.  RE-ELECTED BY ACCEAMATION.  Vancouver, Jan.   7th���������J.   S.   Gardner  was   re-elected   mayor    yesterday     by  acclamation.  FEARFUL EXPLOSION.  ���������London, Jan. 7th���������A big boiler while  being tested in Hawatt's .Ship Building  Yard-at Barking, burstcd yesierday, killing eight and injuring 40.  FOUND   DEAD.  Vancouver,  Jan.   7th���������Yesterday    the  ���������body of W. J. Pollock was  found  on the  beach in Blind  Channel.    The   steamer  Como.x got  down   from the  north last  A number of gentlemen met in the  Union Club rooms on Saturday evening,  in response to a call by Mr. C. C. West-  wood, for the purpose of organizing a  Checker and Chess Club.  Mr.  W.  J. - McAllan   was  appointed  chairman. He made appropriate remarks  on the purpose of the club,  after which a  motion   was     made   ��������� and -   carried   to  '', organize.' .-J.- , -,.'*-*.;..., ,'--..���������...-'- -.. -v .<���������,-���������   :  The officers elected were as follows:     ,  President,���������A. S. Hamilton.  Vice-President,���������C.- C.   Westwood.  Secretary,���������R. S. Cummings.  Treasurer,���������R. Cce.  There will be -mother  meeting  Saturday exening for the purpose of perfecting '  organization.    Notice ol  place and  hour  ' of   meeting   will   be  published in next  Saturday's News.  All   those   who   know   how   to   play  checkers or chess are requested to attend  <the next meeting and enroll as members.  ���������R. S. C.  At same tinio and place the Bpard of Directors of the Agricultural &'Industrial-A'ssoci-  ation will meet. ���������y   <    *���������' "  By 'Acclamation.        ., < (' v > % -i  Yesterday at 2 p. m. Mayor Mounce wa������   :f  re-elected by acclamation; also by   acclam*/'  ation as Aldermen���������for north ward^-���������James ."y'i'  A.'Carthew (re-elected) and C. S. Ryder, Jr'-Wi  for middleward: Wm. W. Willard (re-elect, y,  ed) and R. S. Robertson; for 'south .ward: y  T. E.  Nicoll.    Ne   other   nomination 'for' .-  this (south) ward, which was also  entitled^'.  to two Aldermen. ',' '"     /i  Th.e New Council   . -   ., -  ' Are requested-to meet at City Hall,- Mon-  ,1 ��������� v'  day evening, Jan. 16/ at 8 o'clock. " ' .  - ~>���������Those Plaids are rich   in  quality   and   ,.;  coloringa.. See window..     ���������    ~y   ,     - *. "Sj -,* ���������*-  t*-V -  *-J._  ^STEVENSON..* CO..  *>r L  FROM COMOX.  (By Americanus.)  Editob News.���������According to promise I  send you a few items, The ball last night  (Thursday) by the Comox Qaadrille Club  Was a real success. The floor wau occupied  by eight Bets at one tirne^ The music was  supplied by the Anderton Bros. We were  well pleased with the patronage from Union  Saturday night at 8 o'clock they have an  .evening for instruction in the Terpsichorean  art.  I understand the flagship will  not be   in  Cu.nox any nioie, and that the admiral  will  go   south whence he will be relieved   about  March   next.     However   the   world . rolls  round all the same.     There will be another  to take his place, perhaps as good,   may   be  better.    Times are improving and no knowing what will come, perhaps the millenium.  Howerer, Russia advoca^esthe peace policy  about the last place from which such a   ful-  mination would   be  expected; and   as   the  Auglo-Saxons have  combined,   it   fills   the  bill.    The result in my imagination,   is,   we  will have "peace on earth and good will tb  all  mankind,"    They   are   the   two  great  powers that will predominate the earth, but  the Anglo-Saxon will prey ail.  DANCE AT COMOX. '���������  -   There will be  a   dance' by   the^  Quadrille Club at K. of P. Hall 'at :\ ���������,  8 o'clock, on   Thursday  evening^  Jan. 12th.   Good music.    Refresh-/  ments.  Comox Items.  It is learned from a gentleman   up   from :  Comox that   Mr.   R. ^'��������� L.. McConnell   waf  elected Saturday as trustee,-in place of Mr ''  Beckensell, resigned. /'  It now appears that Mr. Lucas. and  Mr.  Robb, the two other trustees, have resigned^ ,1  As a result, we understand that Miss Bissett ,'  opened school  yesterday - morning.   "It - is '  supposed now that two other "trustees   will;  be elected who will act ��������� in   harmony   with~-  McConnell.    It should also be' added   that '  Mr. McConnell was elected by acclamation,  showing there was no content.  FARMERS' INSTITUTE.  At the meeting.of the Farmers'. Institute  at Courtenay, Wednesday, Jan, 4, the following officers were elected: Alex. Ur-  qu"hart, re-elected President, Father Durand  Vice-President, Wm. Duncan, Secretary,  Treasurer; and Directors: John Blackburn,  A. Seater, John J. R. Miller, and J. A.  Halliday.  Meeting adjourned until 26th inst. when  tho creamery question will   be   considered.  Sleigh. Accidents. -  The sleighing has given rise to Boms fun  to others as well as the small boys. Last  week as Mr. Fechuer and wife were driving  in a cutter in front of the Cumberland Hotel, another team came dashing up. causing  Mr. Fechner's horse to jump, sending both  him and Mrs. Fochner into the snow. Neither were injured.  The next day a small party of ladies and  gentlemen went down into the country.  They joked about tipping over the cutter  ���������and giving their companions a snow batb.  The ladies said nothing, but one of them  shortly after asked to take the ribbons,  which requeac was politely granted^ At a  convenient point the lady driver suddenly  jerked one line -bringing the horse to the  roadside and nt-atly dumping the whuie party into the sno w. The tables had been  neatly turned and one of the gentlemen as  he picked himself up, looked as white :  as Santa Claus, and had his coat rendered in  two parts. As the ladies. were prepared  for a jump they had much the best of it.  The News has a good job  plant.and can turn out anything in that line with neatness  and dispatch.  A:  \ ms&&"> ...--���������  Hi.  *  ���������:#  ��������� *.  JOHN  ARTHUR'S  WARD, ������������r  DETECTIVE'S DAUGHTER  By ihe author of " A "Woman's   '  ',        Crime," '��������� The Missing  Diamond," etc.  AV AT> AV ������X������ a.Y> \T.A \V \T> *J> \V \V A.T> <f*  ,<������* ^iV ���������!> ���������'AV ���������iV *-iV ���������!"������ ^AV *i* <Tt\ ���������iV <i> ���������i'V  ���������V  J ^ -'  ���������Cf-'f'  I it ���������  l-,r, V  Til  ��������� ���������I,  ������������������  *'*���������-���������  -, CHAPTER   XIIT.��������� MISS   ARTHUR'S  FRENCH  MAID  After this the days flow by very  much  ''��������� alike.  ���������Miss Arthur's maid arrivod, and prov-  ' ed indeed a treaure, nor , was   she  as ob-  ' noxious   to   Mr. John Arthur as ho   liad  evidently intondod to find  her.    Perhaps  ��������� Celine   Leroque   know by  instinct   that  tho master of Oakley cherished an aversion   to   French maids in  particular;   or  perhaps sho was an   eyccptional   French  maid, - and   craved   neither   the   smiles  nor slyly administered  caresses, that fail  to th'o lot of pretty femmos dc   chamhre,  at least, in novels.    At any rate, certain  it is that Miss Arthur's, maid manifested  no   desire   to be seen by the   inmates   of  ' the household, and sho   had been   domiciled   for   somo   weeks   without   having  vouchsafed   to   either  John    Arthur   or  Lucian   Davlin   more   than   a    fleeting  ' glimpse of her maidship.  Things were' becoming very   monotonous to some of,tho occupants of the Oakley   manor;    very, very dull and   flavorless.  > y Cora wa6   growing restless.,   Not   that  'f. ..'tho astute lady permitted   signs   of  dis-  V.content'to bepome manifest to the  unin-  .* Vitiated, but   Lucian   Davlin saw, with a  ' mingled feeling ot satisfaction   and dis-  ��������� may, that   the rolo  of devoted wife   had  , * ceasod. to interest his blond comrade   in-  ' , iniquity.  ." ;,    Tho fact gave him a malicious pleasure,  ',, 'because, as fate had dared to play against  ���������!', him,   he    would   have    felt    especially  *' aggrieved   if a fow thorns had   not   boon  ���������; introduced   into   the   eider   down    that  '.-seemingly enveloped his fair accomplice.  '",. '   But ho felt somo dismay, for   he knew  '. .by" the swift   flash   of azure eyes   under  ,'   golden lashes,  by the sway other should-  ; . ers as sho paced the terrace,   by the ner-  *.<vous  tapping   of  her   slippered   foot  at  },". certain   times   in tho intervals  of   table  v;chat���������that   Cora    was     thinking.  ��������� when   Cora   thought, '  something  //about to happen.  ' \.-, "'It; was   in   obedience to one of  V^swiffc side glances that   he   followed  her  ? from   the   morning   room, one   forenoon  .about (three   weeks   aftor   ������ho    news   of  ' Madeline's death had come rto them.  The  day  was'  bright    but    chill,    and   tho  woman had-wrapped herself in   a   shawl  of vivid crimson, but stood   with   bared  head   in   the   sunlight  waiting   tho  approach of ber counterfeit brother.  "Cover your head, you very thoughtless woman," was his brotherly salutation as he - approached, plunging about  in his pockets in search of a cigar the  while.  "Bother!" she ejaculated tossing her  golden locks; "my hair needs a sunbnth.  I only wish I dare indulge myself further! If you had any heart you wouldn't  torture me so constantly with the odor  of those magnificent Havanas, whon you  know, how my very souL longs for a  weed !"  "Poor little wom?.u, " laughing maliciously;- "fancy Mrs. John Arrnur of  -Oakley smoking a Perique! Isn't it  ���������prime, Co.?" puffing out a cloud of  perfumed smoke  "Prime! bah! I'd like to strangle you,  or���������"  "Or?���������" inquiringly.  .   "Somebody," laughing nervously.  "Just so; Miss Arthur would be  good subject, and that would confer  favor on me, too,  by Jove!"  "I don't want to confer a favor on  you. You had much better try and do  me ono, I think.''  "With all my hcait, taking :r.y ability  for granted, of course; only Xoli :������e  how."  Cora shrugged her crimson-clad shoulders, "and they paced forward in siioncu  for a time.    Thon   as if  his stillness  had  "Oh, you did? Very clever of you.  Well, Mr. Davlin, has it occurred to you  that heaven might not be a congenial  climate for me?"  "Not while your wings are so fresh,  surely? You havo scarcely entered your  paradise,- fair peri. "  "Haven't I?'-'   ironically.   "Well, lam  tired of manna, anyhow."    Cora was always btrictly elegant in her choice of expressions,  "Now, Lucian, stop parleying  and tell me, when is this going to   end"  "When?"  He stopped and looked at her intently.  Twice they had traversed the terrace, and  now they paused at tho termination farthest from the honsp. Just before them  a diminutive flight of stone stops led  down to a narrow graveled walk, that  skirted a- velvety bit.of lawn, and was  in its ,turn hedged by some closo and  high-growing shrubs from the "Bollair  wood?," as they were called.. Beyond the  steps was a grip in the hedge, and this, cut  and trimmed until it formed a compact  and beautiful arch, was spanned by a  stile, built for tho convenience of those  who desired to reach the village by the  shortest route, the Bollair woods.  "Dun't repeat like a parrot, Lucian."  Cora raised her voice angrily. "I say,  when is this to rud? and how?"  ��������� They wore just oppesito the gap in tho  hedge, and Lucian, looking down upon  "Cora, stood lacing tho opening. As the  words crossed her lips, his "eyes fell upon  a figure'just behind her, and lie checked  the conversation by an involuntary motion of the hand.    ���������  Tho figure came toward  them.   Ir, was  Miss   Arthur's   French   maid,    and   she  carried in her hand a small parcel.    Evidently   she   was   returning   from   some  orrand   to- the  village.     Miss   Arthur's  maid   had   black hair, dressed very   low  on the forehead: eyes of some sort,   it  is  to be presumed,'but they  wore effectually concealed   by blue   glasses;    a   rather  pasty complexion';   a  form that  might  havo  been  good,   but   if  so, "its beauties  wore  hidden   by the loose,  and, a������?   Cora  expressed   it,   "floppy,"   stylo  of jacket  which sho habitually   woro.    Sho pacsod  them with alow  "Bon  jour, madame,"  and hurried up tho terrace.   At least she  was   walking   swiftly,    but    not,   very  smoothly,    up the terrace  when   Lucian  cast after her a last disapproving dance.  "Your  lady's  maid is not a   swan   nor  a beauty,''   he said, as they   by   mutual  consent went down tho steps.  Cora   made no reply   to   this, seeming  lost in thought.   They   walked on   for a  moment in silence.  But Celine "Leroque did   not   walk on  Beneficial Effects of Coffee'.  A woman writer who gave up coffee  recently found that she was unable to  continue 'her writing with any success  until she had resorted again to the stimulating beverage. Without it her mind  was logy and heavy. The Medical Times  quotes an authority on ,the ' subject of  prescribing coffee as a medicine in certain states of great debility and adds:  "Tea and coffee seem to be much  alike in many respects, but' the latter is  greatly preferable as to its sustaining  power. It would be a great advantage  to our working classes and a great help  toward tbe further development of social sobriety if coffee were to come into  greatly increased use and if the ability  to make it well could' be acquired. 'As  an example of the difference of effect of  tea and coffee upon the nerves the  writer notes what he believes many  sportsmen will confirm���������that it is far  better to drink coffee than (tea when  shooting. Tea, if strong or. in any quantity, especially if the individual be not  in very robust health, will induce a sort  of nervousness which is very prejudicial  to steady shooting. Under its influence'  one is apt to shoot too/quickly, whereas  coffee steadies the hand and gives quiet  nerves."  INTERESTING  INFORMATION.   ���������  OURS AliE THE MOST, SATISFYING  Teas in the world.     Selected with the greatest care,  ' packed m scaled lead packages, and are guaranteed.  All grocers.    25, 30, 40, 50 and 60c per pound.  THE MONSOON TEA CO., 7 Wellington W., Toronto.  &  m  I1������MYL0N T������A;, im  A "Lot of Things Not Generally Known by  the Ave rase Header.  And  was  those  She dropped her package,   and,   stooping  'to recover it, cast a swift glance after the  pair.      They     were    sauntering    slowly  down the hedgerow walk, their backs to  ward her.  Probably, the falling' parcel had. reminded the French maid of something  forgotten, for she turned swiftly, silently, and without tuiy of hor pervious awkwardness retraced hor steps and disappeared beyond the stile.  "What's the row, Co?" asked Lucian,  kicking a pobblo with his boot too.  "You are getting restive early in the  game. Can't you keep to the track for  another two months?"  "No."  "What then?"  "This. We must get that fool out of  the way"  "Meaning who?"  "She,    of   courso���������Ellon Arthur.    Tho  woman   will make a raving   maniac   of  me in two months more. "  "By Jove! and of me, too, if I don't  get out of th is.''  "Wo must get rid of her. "  Telescope invented 1608.  Envelopes first used in 1S39. -  > Chineso invented paper 170 B.C.  <��������� First musical notes printed 1503.  The first lucifer mutch made   in ' 1839.  "Life insurance first in London in 1772.  Iron horseshoes woro made in 481."  Marine insurance first in England 1598.  Knives   were   first used in England in  1550.  First Atlantic   cable   operated in 1858.  Pianoforte invented in Italy about 1710.  First   watches    made   in   Nuromberg  1477.  First steamer crossed tho Atlantic 1S19.  Omnibuses-were first made in Paris in  1837.  Ether   first   used for surgical purposes  in 1844.  Fronch revolution 1789; reign of terror  1793.  Dark   ages/   from   the 6th to the 14th  century.  German   Empire    re-established    Jan.  18, 1S71.  Glass windows, colored, were   used   in  tho 8th century.  Iron   steamships   first   built   in  Great  Britain in 1843.  Tho   first   balloon   ascended at Lyons,  France, 1783.  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Richard?,  "Woodstock, Ontario, giviiig your full address, and I will return you FREE  an Illustrated Book.  anyhow."  side  a  a  (���������been   speech   of   a   distasteful   kind, she  ejaculated, crossly, and without turning  ".-'her head: "Stuff! you talk too much 1"  Lucian smiled maliciously, removed  his cigar from between his lips, described a smoke wreath in mid-air, replaced  his weed, and said: "Do I? thon mum's  the word," and he  roJapsed into silence.  He seemed bent on annoying hor, for  there was a laughiug glimmer in his  eye, and'he obstinately rofused to attempt to draw hor out, and so make  easier whatever sho might havo to say,  for he know that, sho had signaled him  cub to-day for a purpose.  Mutely he walked by her side, and contentedly puffed at liis cigar until, as  length, she turned upon him,- and struck  petulantly at the nana that had just removed it from his lips. The weed fell  from his fingers to tho gro\md, and Cora  set hor slippered heel upon it, as if it  were an enetny, and laughed triumphantly.  "JSiow wo are on a level," she cried.  "Do you suppose I intend to give you  that advantage over me?"  "It seems not, " with a shrug expressive of resignation and a smile hidden by  his mustache.  He was not the man to bo angored, or  even ruffled, by these little feminine  onslaughts. In fact, thoy rather pleased  and amused him, and he had become  well accustomed to Cora's "little ways,"  as he called them. Deprived of his cigar,  he thruso his hands into his pockets and  whistled softly.  "Lucian, if you don't stop looking so  comfortable, and content, and altogether  don'c-care-ish, I shall do something very  desperate," she exclaimed, pcttlshy.  "No?" raising his ej-cbrows in mock  incredulity; "you don't tell me. I  thought you woro in a littlo heaven of  your own, Mrs. Arthur."  "How?'  "I don't   know���������somehow,  'And then?"  "And   then"��������� she   gave  him   a  glance, and laughed unpleasantly.  "And then? jTou have a plan, mv  blond. Out with it; I am a listener."  And ho did listen.  Slowly down the hegderow path they  paced, and at the end, halted and stood  for a time in earnest consultation. There  was some difference of opinion, but the  difference became adjusted. And they  turned toward the house, evidently satisfied with tho result of the morning's consultation.  Mot long after, Miss Arthur's maid returned also.  "I seo by the papers that Dr LeGuise  has come back from Europe ; Cora," announced Mr. Davlin from his seat at the  lunch table that day.  "Dr. Lt:G-.:iso ! how delightful 1 Now ono  will not bo afraid to be sick���������our old  family physician, you know," to Mlsg  Arthur; "and so skilful. Ho has besn in  Europe a year. The dear man, howl long  to see him !"'  "Well," laughed Lucian, "I will carry  him any amount of affection, providing  it is not too bulky. 1 find that I. must  run up to tho city to-morrow, and, of  course, will look him up."  "Oh.!" eagerly, "and find out if he  saw the D'Arcys in Paris; and those delightful Trevanions!" Thon, regretfully,  "can't you stay another week, dear?"  "Out of the question, Co., much as I  regret it," glancing expressively at  Miss Arthur. "But I shan't forget you  all.'.'  "Pray do not," simpered the spinster.  "And when do you return?"  "Not for two or three weeks, I fear.  But rest assured I shall loso no time,  when once I am at liberty."  During his lazy, good-humored, ���������moments; Mr. Davlin had made most  ridiculous love td*Miss Arthur, and that  lady had not been behind in doing her  part. Now, strange to say, the face  which she bent over her napkin wore  it a look, not of sorrow, but of  And why?  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A business man of Des Moines, who was  once a passenger on tho same boat with  General Aguinaldo, describes,, him as "a  bit of a chap, half caste, part Spanish and  part Malaysian���������tho worst combination  that could bo produced or imagined."  Mayor Harrison of Chicago has vetoed  the ordinance to change tho name of Bis-  ' sell street to Dowey avenue, because he  bolieves that tho change "would not add  to Dewey's renown and would bo discour-  Vsous to the memory of Governor Tiissell."  The death' is announced of M.- Andre  Prosper Victor Massena,Princed'Essling.  He was the grandson of Marshal Masscna,  whom Napoleon I used to call the "darling child of victory." The title passes  to tho Due do Rivoli, brother of tho late  prince.  General Lawton won distinction in the  . Indian campaign against Geronhno years  ago. While on tho old chief's trail in the  Sierra Madre mountains Lawton and his  men had to crawl miles on their hands and  knees, going at times, 2i hours without  water in an intenso heat. ���������  M. Brisson, the new French premier,  ���������" lives in a flat in a house of, his own in the  Kuo Mazarin. His home is snugly bourgeois and not very roomy.. Tho piano of  Mine. Brisson, who is musical, takes up a  good deal of- spaco. Between it and tho  bookcases thero is not much room. '  Lieutenant John'G. Quinby, who fired  ;-'tho dynaiuito  guns on  tho Vesuvius  at  Santiago harbor, is a son'of tho late'Brigr-  ' adier General  I. F. Quinby, a cln.-smat*  and friend of General Grant.    Lieutenant  Quinby was "appointed  to Annapolis  by  - President Grant, and, though its youngest  meniDer, he was   graduated  third in his  class.  - Tho Rev. Mahlon Van Home, the "United States consul at St. Thomas, Danish  West Indies, is a New England colored  man and has a luxurious homo in Newport, R. I." He is a graduate of Lincoln  . university and has filled more public offices than any other colored man in* New  England. ' '  ��������� Judgo Thomas M. Cooley, the'noted  authority on-*constitutional law, who has  been at a privato insane asylum at Pon-  tiac, Mich., for a, year, has returned to  Ann Arbor, Mich.- Ho shows considerabla  improvement physically, but mentally h������  is in about tho same condiiton as when ha  first broke down:  , Baron Alfred de Rothschild has been re-.  elected president of the Association of  Foreign Consuls In the British Empire for  the year 1898-9. "Mr. Alfred," as'ho is  generally known in England, is the second of the threo Rothschild brothers, Lord  Rothschild being the senior and "Mr.  Leopold" tho youngest.  General Ralli, a lively old Greek, who  nt the age of 97 years was in active service  In tho - commissariat -department,'was a  well known, man about town in Athens,  a skilled horseman and an inveterate  dancer, recently:��������� shot. himself, leaving a  note with tho words: "My God, I have  Binned, sinned, sinned! I am tired of lifo."  OVER MILES OF WIRE  WAVES OF LIGHT NOW CONTROU-FD  LIKE THOSE OF SOUND.  Selenium's Stransre Quality���������-You Can  Now Gaze on the Iiiviusr. Portrait of  Some Fond Friend or Ilelative Who  May Be at tlie Aiitipoden���������Dussaud's  Teleoscope.  r ,  The recent declarations of a Polish  schoolmaster that ho had been able to  transmit pictures at a great distance bv  means of a wire and a current of electricity, havo .been received with some discredit among scientific people, because of  the neplect of tho inventor to make any  rational explanation of his process. The  French scientist, < M. Dussaud, however,  now comes to the front with a method by  Certainly such a minute battery furnished  but an infinitesimal current, but it could  be easily used in a delicate telephone; in  fact, it in said to havo actually served in  signalling a distance of nearly 200 miles.  When Putting Away Furs.  Shake and hrnsh the furs thoroughly,  hanging them in the open air���������in the sun  if possible. Wrap them closely in stout  wrapping paper, being careful that no  rent exists to give entrance to the wandering moths; tie the parcel firmly, then  incloso it in an outside wrapper of paper,  pasting up the ends, and onj need have  no fear of moths.���������Ladies' Homo Journal.'  THE WIRES ON THE POLES.  which ho says he is able to accomplish the  purpose. He calls it the teleoscope. His  claim has the advantage of having upon  it the stamp of approval, because it comes  from ono whoso position as a sciontist is  assured.  Tho working of this apparatus is described by M. Armengand in La Naturo  as follows:  To the left of what is called the trans-  mitter stands the person whom .it is desired to see at a distance, and whose movements it is desired to follow. At,, B is a  camera which rights the images and tho  back of which is formed of tho following  parts: (1) of a movable shutter, C, ��������� con'  tabling aperfcuros arranged in a spiral.  and (3) of a peculiar system of selenito  plates. A t E thero is a battery, of ,which  the current passes through tho seleriite  plates and the wire of an induction coil,  F. '  Tbe person in motioa' forms a movable  imago at the back of tho camera, as in a ,  photographic.apparatus, and the different,  more or less luminous, pares of this imago  strike in succession the selenite plates, D,  in measure as the movable shutter, C,  prasonts its apertures. This shutter is  actuated by a^ clockwork mechanism, Q,  analogous to that ot the Hughes telegraph.  Selenium* opposes'itself more or less  to  the passago of electricity, according to tho  A STRANGE CASE.  MR. JAS. CROSGREY, OF PORT HOPE, TELLS  AN INTERESTING STORY.  BABY SUPERSTITIONS.  An infant born with a heavy head of  hair is born to riches.  If yoti iron wrinkles into baby's clothes,  ehe will cry in her sleep.  Tho first time you kiss a new baby make  a wish, and it will como true.  Do not let any ono cry over a young infant.    Tears bring it bad luck.  It Is unlucky to show a child's outfit to  frionds beforo the baby is born.  If an infant persists in kicking off big  right 60ck, ho is born to good luck.  When a child is born on tho growing of  the moon, the nest ono will beof tho same  ���������ex.  Placo a needlo in the hand of a newborn  girl baby, and sho will grow up a fine  seamstress.  It is unlucky to be born on the water,  but lucky' for the ship on which such a  birth occurs.  Placo a bag of money under tho bed  when a child is born, and it will always  bo above want.   ���������  When a boy baby is born, let him push  his foot against his father's breast, and he  can. never cpino^to. any;bad;.end.  ' '     ��������� "' ' ' ' .v. (."  HOUSEHOLD  HINTS.  To glvo a good color to a pine floor wash  In a solution of a pound of copperas dissolved in a gallon of strong lye.  Always invert tho washtubs and put a  littlo water on tho bottom of them, so  ihey will not dry out and leak "before the  following wash day.  A bottle of equal parts of paraffin oil  and turpentine, always at hand for application, will keep woodwork in a clean and  bright condition. If this were applied  often, there would be less cracking and  warping of furniture.  If chamois is washed with soap and water and rinsed and dried, it will become  stiff and hard and almost useless, but if it  is washed with soap and water and tho soap  is nou rinsed out it will dry as soft and  serviceable as when new.  THE  TRANSMITTER.  quantity of light that it receivos.    Therefore, according as tho shutter, C, uncovers  tho more   or   loss   luminous  parts of the  image, currents of varying intensity will  pass through the coarse wire of the induction coil, F.    These, according to'a well-  known law, cause proportionate   currents  in the line wire   ot   tho   coil.    This  fine  wire ends on the one hand   in   the earth,  and on tho   other   goes , to tho roceivins  station,   where   tha   currents  of varying  intensity tnat traverso it cause tho vibration of the disk of a sort of very sensitive  telephone,   H.    This   disk   acts upon an  opaque plate, K, provided with  transparent lines, and displaces it more or less in  front of an identical but stationary plate,  L.   These platos aro protected against external disturbance by glass. The result is  that a   pencil of parallel   light,    M, produced by a   lamp,   N,   with  crossed carbons, and   ohligod   to   pass  through the  two opaque plates, is more or less diminished throughout its whole extent, according to the currents that pass through tho  fine wire.    But. thanks to  a   shutter, O,  Identical   and   synchronous   with C, this  variation in   intensity   is projected upon  the screen by an optical   system, P, only  at the plate corresponding to the   part of  the image which, at a   transmitting   station, has the same   intensity.    Since  the  two shutters, >C and O,   mako   one   complete revolution in one-ton th of a second,  all the parts of the image act successively  upon the selenium   during   this time, at  the transmitting station, .and give different intensities to the   current   at the receiving station, and thus   project luminous intensities   that   correspond   to their  respective intensity.  Any observer, then, at the receiver station sees upon the screen tho person placed  at the transmitting station, by virtue of  tho persistence of luminous impressions,  which is one-tenth of a second, and by  the fact that it suffices to have all small  surfaces more or less light in order to reproduce a portrait.  Dussaud is responsible for many inventions, and ono of ths most useful is a  microphonograph,   which     increases   tho  His Right Leg Swollen to Three Times Its  Natural Size ��������� Ulcers Followed, and for  a Year and a Half Doctors' Treatment  Failed to Help   Him.  From the Port Hope Times.  "It was nearly as large as that telephone , pole."    These words were  used  by Mr. Jas. Grosgrey, for eight years a  resident of Port Hope, Ont.    Mr. Cros-  grey  is   in   the,employ of Mr. R.   K.  Scqtt, who has  a feed store on Walton  street, aiid is well and favorably known  ,in town and vicinity, "ij,-Less  than  two  years ago  Mrf Crosgrey was the recipient of much sympathy on account of a  .severe affliction   which  befel  him, depriving hini^of the use of his right leg,  and from, doing any labor except a few  odd  days   work.     , His   recovery  was  wrought  so   suddenly^and^completely  that the   Times considered  the  matter  would be of  sufficient   interest to its  readers to  obtain  an   interview with  Mr. Crosgrey.    In substance Mr., Crosgrey told the following story of his illness:;���������"In April, 1895,   I was laid'up  for seven  weeks   with  typhoid fever,  and after I recovered from the'fever my  right leg began to swell,   jtg was very,  painful indeed, and in a few weeks it  was three times its natural size���������nearly as large,as that telephone pole," and  he pointed to a stick of  timber  ten in-,  ches in diameter.   ' 'Nothing the doctor  did gave me any relief, and I consulted  another with the same result.   I suffered   for   nearly   live   months   when  I  noticed that the swelling began to decrease and Ipjecame -hopeful oc  recovery.    But the improvement   only continued for a short time  and   then  the  swelling became  greater and  two big  ulcers,formed on the.inside of "the leg  above the   ankle.    These  ulcers  were  right through to tbe bone and you could  put  that much  into^ them," and  Mr.  Crosgrey indicated on his thumbJan object an inch in length.     "For the next  year and  a half I was  treated  by four  or five doctors  but my leg and   the ulcers were as  bad as ever.    The doctors  pronounced the j disease phlebitis or in-  flamation of the veins.    They didn't  seem to know what to do for me, however,  and I despaired of getting well.''  Mr. Crosgrey's relief came in a strange  manner, almost  by chance  one  might  say.    He tells of it this way:���������"I had  a relative living near Teeswater, named  William Baptist.    He heard of my condition and sent word to me  to   try Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills.    His  reason for  recommending them, he stated, was because they had cured him   of  serious  trouble in both legs, when all  else had  failed.    I decided  to  try them  and in  less than five  weeks  the   ulcers  were  completely healed and the swelling  in  my legs disappeared.   The ulcers never  returned   and  my leg is just  about as  sound as the  other one.     I know  that  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills   alone  cured  me when doctors and all   others medicines failed and I am willing  that the  details of my illness and. cure be made  known."      Mr.   Crosgrey   who   is  41  3rears of age, is now at work every day.  The nature of his work, that  of lifting  heavy bags of flour and feed, is proof of  his complete recovery.    He   is  a  life  long friend of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  and never  lets an  oppoitunity pass  pf*  speaking a good word for them.  The above  statement  was sworn to  before the  undersigned at  Port  Hope,  on the 17th day of February, 1898.  ���������    D. H. OHISHOLM.  A YOUNG  GIRL'S ESCAPE.  Saved from being: a Nervous Wreck  BY  MILBURN'S HEART AND  NERVE PILLS.    ..  For the benefit of Canadian mothers,  who have daughters who are weak, pale,  run down or nervous, Mrs. Belanjjer, 128  Bideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, made the  following statement, -<o that no one need  suffer through ignorance of the right  remedy, to use: "BJy daughter suffered  very much from heart troubles at times.  Often she .was bo bad that she could not  speak, but had to sit t *id gasp for breath.  She was so extremely nervous that her  limbs would fairly shake and tremble.  Frequently she would have to leave school;  and-finally she grew so weak that we were  much alarmed about her health. I gave  her many remedies, but they did not seem ������  to do her any good.  Then I heard of Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills, and got a box of them, and  they have indeed worked wonders with  her. I can recommend them very highly  as the best remedy I,ever heard of foe  complaints similar to those from which  my daughter suffered."  , Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills novel  fail to do good. They cure palpitation,  faintnees, dizziness, smothering sensation,  weakness, nervousness, sleeplessness, anaemia, female troubles and general debility.  Sold by all druggists at 50c. a box or  three boxes for $1.25. r T. Milburn & Co.,  Toronto, Ontario.  /  a   Valuable War������.  At tho Saveton sale, in London, a few  years ago, a service of old Sevres ware  was sold for $5,000. The- genuineness  of this set was proved by certificates issued to the owners by the French government, writes F. "Vizerelly in Godey'a.'  But by far the most valuable service'  turned ' out - at tbe Sevres pottery (in  177S) was made for tbe Czarina Catherine II of Russia and consisted of 745 ,  pieces, which cost $65,630.'  The  Sevres ware, old  or modern, is  usuall3r light in color and daintily decorated with   flowers  or  figure subjects  tastefully    arranged.      The    porcelain  itself, although  of  good texture, is inferior to that of  the English potteries.  Decorated   pieces  generally, bear   pictorial  panels   on  white   ground,   surrounded ' by frames of  gilt scrollwork.  These, as well  as  the  tableware,   are  quito in keeping with tho national char- r  acter.    Although  the Sevres works are  still in operation, they are kept, busy in1  copying ancient  Chinese  and Japanese ���������  models instead of increasing  their rep- ,  utation in the manufacture of the wares  which made them famous. -, ��������� "Vi  LflXfl-LIVER PILLS  act on the  system in  an easy, and natural manner,  removing all poisons and impurities. They cure Constipation, Sick Headache, Biliousness, Dyspepsia, Sour Stomach, Jaundice and Liver Complaint.    Price ^Sc  an   EXTRAORDINARY OFFER.  Being a  Boon  For Would Be Writers' of  Dialect Stories.  Writers, attention! I have just opened  A little store for the sale of absolutely  new dialects and would be pleased to  have your custom. If you have deadly  lull stories that won't sell anywhere,  bring them to me, and I will invent a  iialect for them. Long and stupid an-'  acdotcs made salable. Old jokes 'retold  in such a way that the fraud cannot be  letecred. >  Give'me a call and look at my wares',  sven if you don't intend buying. I append a few specimens of my work. ��������� -I  im fully protected by letters patent and  warn people against infringement.  An enormously stout lady entered a  Broadway cable car. Instantly'a man  who had just landed, but whose nationality was perplexing, rose, pointed to  two other men beside him, and, bowing  to tho lady, said, "I wigg be ong og  annig thrig jogglemob tog gog thissog  ladog a seatog." The lady got the'seat.  You see, perfectly simple and yet as  sasy of comprehension as most of the  dialects and absolutely unhackneyed.  And here is a child's "bright saying"  that may be read without any of the  usual evil effects:  Little Mabel had been standing on  her head for three-quarters of an hour  (an - unusual time for her, as she was  but 3 years old). Suddenly she turnei  to her  mother and said: "0?o ?'*o )((-  " -'Blew OfT the Fly. "���������������  J}    <  "I was once speaking at a temperance "/ ,*  meeting in  Green  Bay," says' ex-GovV   *-.,  em or Peck  of Milwaukee, "and'in .the-1/  'course of my remarks I looked about/for /��������� \,  some water.  A mug had. been placed* be-V *.  side me, and how it could haveJ happen-", \���������  ed at a temperance  convention rdo'no'tr      <  know, but it was a beer mug filled:vv;ith.  water.   < Well, it was ,-a warm- 'day.and'"': ,  where there  is  convention food spread',?///':-'.  ont on a warm  day there  are likety/tb/  ' **"'"  be flies.      * t '��������� ;      . ^ ''"���������}'. f-f,' ���������/j'^-'i  "There were,flies, and������ohe.had light./","  ,ed trustingly on the surface.of.,tlie wa-/','."  ter iu that mug.'    I saw>him as I-lifted.;/,  it; and 1 did,, the most natural,and iiu-   -  mane,thing I could think of���������blew him .,/'  off the .water.    Well, they cheered/ipr   ,' ���������  -five minutes.  And to tnis'day I "suppose //  you can't  persuade  a * Green Bay man >  (that anybody from Milwaukee" can drink? ,j  a "glass of water/even at  a temperance"'  convention,  without'Jfirst, blowing , off.*,  the foam."       '     -'    " -,     ,-      ;y ; jh _fy  "    A Real Gentle Horse, r '       /'r .'' ,  "I want a  gentle horse  for my .wife1', -  rto drive, V said the prospective purchas/1    -  er.  "Can you recommend this one?" '".[���������. / '  "Yes,   indeed,"   replied, the ownsr.  t,  "There is not a safer  horse  for a lady  to be found anywhere, and there is but   .'  one thing he's^ afraid of. "    ' ,-    ,;, ���������; - --_    -'  . . "And what is that?" asked the other.'  "He is awfully afraid'some'ene will ' /  say'Whoa!!-to him and he won't hear/ -<  ,it, " replied the conscientious owner.��������� *������������������"*/  New York World! .* .  *.' -  i  oo.  It is needless to say that her mother  assented.  Don't forget my address, 1001 Park  row. Call any old time, and yon will  be well received.���������New York Journal.  At the  O'FlaheSrty  Bank.  ��������� Oi'm  after   t'e  THE  IRENE  INCIDENT.  TEXAS.  Texas realizes with additional force every day that the old Texans wero wise  when they annexed the "United Staten.���������  Dallas News.  Friend and foe alike are praising thfc  extraordinary marksmanship of the Texas.  It's an accomplishment that has long gon������  With the name.���������Houston Post.  THE    RECEIVER.  volume of sound, which instrument is in  daily use in Europe for teaching the deaf  and deaf mutes tho use of words.  It is safer  to  learn  than it is to instruct a  from   an enemy  friend.  Smallest Electrical Batters',  The smallest electrical battery ever  constructed was the work of an electrician in the employ of the Boston Telephone Company. It consisted of an ordinary "glass head" through which two  wires, ono of copper and the other of iron,  were looped and twisted so as to prevent  their coming in contact. The wires acted  as the electrodes, and all that was necessary to cause a current was to placo a  drop of   acidulated   water   in   the head.  Germany has abundantly discovered that  she can't beat Dewey playing Fillipecn'���������;  St. Louis Republic.  When Dewey's two warships hovo in  sight, tho German captain preferred peace  at any price.���������Philadelphia Record.  It was Subig bay, to bo sure, but not so  big as to comfortably hold any of Germany's fleet and Dewey's.���������Omaha World-  Herald.  Dewey needs supplies, and the action of  the Gorman warship Irene gave him an  excuse to go and take some. The Germans  are making themselves useful in the Philippines, after all.���������Cleveland Loader.  The German warship Irene really should  be praised for the success and celerity with  which she performed a delicate mission.  It was necessary to find out just the  amount of foreign interference the United  States would stand, and the Irene found  it out exactly.���������Baltimore American.  Mrs.  money on t'is chick.  Cashier���������You'll have to be identified,  madam. You'll have to bring some one  who knows you before I can pay the  check.  Mrs. O'Flaherty��������� Faith, an it's  moighty prhroud yez ar' to sake an in-  throdouction wid me before yez can  tronsact bizniz behint, thot woire monkey cage. But provided; yez does .not  throy to take advoritage of th'.- inthro-  douction Oi'll inthrodooce meself. Oi'm  Mrs. CFlaherty, wpifepf PatO'Flaherty thot sthauds fo' forithy foor on th'  polace forrce, sor.���������Up to Date.  ,    . .    - First Requisite. ������������������ - '  "Now," said the lawyer, "I cannot',  take your case unless you tell me the'  whole truth."  "What shall I tell first?" asked the'  client, peering through the bars..'  "Well, you might let me' know just  how much money you've got."���������Boston  Traveler.  DON'T DRINK.  .  UNLESS YOU  DRINK  HEALTH  COFFEY  ������������������>/  MADE    BY  POPULAR SCIENCE.  . The eyeball is white because the blood  vessels that feed its substance aro so small  that thoy do not admit the red corpuscles.  A rough calculation has been made that  there is telegraph wire enough on this  planet to reach 20 times from here to tho  moon. '    South Ontario Election Protest.  Toronto, Sept. 9.���������The court  of  ap-  A    25    CENT     PACKAGE     MAKES  100    CUPS.  W. N. U.  185  A  Splintered  Face.  "Why, Clara," said tho mother of a  bright little miss, aced throe years,  "aren't you going to kiss papa goodby5  He will be gone a week."  "I don't wiko to tiss him," was th6  reply, "toz him's dot spwintera in him'i  face."  peal today heard the appeal in the case  of the South Ontario election protest.  Judge Osier the other day decided to  allow the substitution of a new petitioner, for the- one, Pillrey, who had  been declared disqualified as an alien,  and counsel representing the Conservative member-elect are appealing from  this, and ask to have the protest set  aside. The trial comes up on Monday  at Whitby, and special interest attaches  to it, as on the result practically hangs  the fate of PJon. John Diwdeu as a public man. He was defeated in South  Ontario, and is said to have declared  his intention of redeeming it or retiring  from the government. After hearing  the arguments the court dismissed the  | appeal.  Sun Insurance Office. >  Eastern Assurance Co.       v  Quebec Fire Insurance Company.  London and Lancashire Life Ins. Co  British and Foreign Marine Ins. Co.  Lloyd's Glass Insurance Company.  '    / W. K. ALLAN.  General Agent,  Winnipeg  BILLIABD AND POOL TABLES,  NEW AND SECOND-HAND.  BOWLING ALLEYS  AND SUPPLIES.  Large catalogue free.  THE REDD BROS., 257 King *Wc3t, Toronto THE 37^1-WEEKLY    NEWS.      Qt?MBER:LA3J_>,    B.C,      TTJESDAY    JA������.,  lOtJi ,      1899.  m+tyc**S*mim*ni tf������������������ ^Jn'  THE SSII-f II  B������S.  Cumberland,    B.C.  Issued'   Every    Tuesday  Saturday.  M. Whitney, Editor.  ana  Advertisers who -want their ad  changed, should get copy in "by  13 a.m. day before issue.  ;jf[      _S_^" When writing communications to  'this paper, write on one side only of  , paper used.    Printers Do NOT turn copy.  "      RATES OF ADVERTISING:  .'. One inch per year, once-a-week,  $12.00  t        "     "     " month,      "        " 1.50  Local notice per line "        " .10  For both   issues   one-half   additional  .    Notices    of .Births,    Marriages    and  , .Deaths,  50 cents each insertion.  - No Advertisment inserted for less than  50 cents.  Persons failing to get The News re-  ,' guUrly should.notify the Office.  Persons having any business with TT-������E  NEWS  will  please call at the office  or  {������������������ rite. '  TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.  IN   ADVANCE.  j'    ONE YEAR,   bv  mail $2.00  /"     PER MONTH by carrier .25  SINGLE    COPY     Five   Cents.  earnestly. It is easy to be see-  also that as the relations between  Great Britain and the United  States become more friendly, ��������� the  former feeling of friendliness between Prussia and America dimin-  ishes.  ������.-.  TUESDAY,    JAN.   10th,   1899  ' ��������� The wires are down again.  - The frequency of explosions in-  creases as civilization harnesses up  and makes use of the forces of na  &?'-���������' ture.   ��������� ,  1$  fi-Sj-F*-  |t?-v'^.-'  lib" . ���������-  l"R-r'--'-  ��������� T.1 ,J C  IfeUs  Dawson has had another fire.  New towns are expected to have  these things, just as children have  ������?Ti,;:" th������ measles.  I^i:-.-*-'-.'  "'-J\; ;. ���������  U^-ylf '���������'*  ytyy-y.  la, ������������������-',-. -  A weak government attracts  quite as much attention as a strong  one, ;for you never know what  is going to happen.  President McKinley's Speech   in  the south seems to have taken that  section by storm.   It was appreciative of southern valor and patriotism, and sounded the key   note   of  the extension of Saxon civilization  to the peoples of the newly conquered territories.    The south will have  in the great work its full share   of  toil and honor.    From now on  till  the   next national  election   President McKinley will lead under the  banner which he has now unfurled,  while Bailey and Bryan will struggle for the leadership of the opposition.    Expansion with its promise  of enlightened liberty to others will  win, and Briton and American w 11  vie in friendly rivalry ia   extend-,  ing free institutions   to   benighted  millions.  Espmait & lanaimo fiy.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th, 1898.  The.accident to Parker on Mount  Baker  is   another   evidence   that  "while mountain tops  are   healthy,  the danger is in going up and coming down.  The Government has now three  majority. The cases in the court  also number three. The determination of these will decide whether  there is to be a new election soon.  So Mr. Henderson, the member  from New Westminster, who was  elected in opposition to Postmaster  Brown of that city, as an Independent turns out to be a strict party  man !  The attack on Judge Martin on  the ground he was not qualified .to  be made a judge, not having been  a barrister for 10 years before his  appointment is likely to fail, on  the ground that "the''Provincial  Legislature has not the power to  Impose restrictions on the appointing power of the Governor-General.  It is curious   how   fiercely   Bismarck���������dead���������is criticised.   While  he is admitted to be a man of  i/on  and blood, a statesman of tremendous force and   ability,   he   seems  justly charged with the   corruption  of the press,   with   deception, clow  cunning, and   great   cruelty.    Yel  he will be remembered in  spile   of  all this'for loyalty to his  King,  as.  a welder of nations, and as the personification of power.      Contrasled  with Gladstone, however, he dwindles in   everything but in physical  and intellectual  strength.    In  the  latter he was not superior, while he  lacked in   scholarly   attainments.  Morally he had no claims   worthy  of consideration.     Living  he   wae  feared, and almost worshipped as a  demi-god, but dead he is riven with  unfriendly darts,   and   beaten   by  the waves of adverse criticism.  'London Layer Raisins,  Loose Muscatelle Raisins.  > rt  -  I  Romona Seeded Raisins lib packages,  Fancy Selected Cluster Raisins 2)^Ib pkgs.  Currants,     Keiller & Sons'    Candied    Peels,.  New Figs, in lib. pkgs..  ORANGES;-LEMONS,, NUTS  Wines   and   Liquors at Wholesale   only.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2 Daily. No. i Saturday.  .A.M. A.M.  De. 9:00 "Victoria De. 3:00  "    9:30 Goldprro.-im "   3:29  "   10:19 Slmwnigan Lake .... "   4.14  "   10:58 , Duncans. 4:15  P.M. P.M.  " ' 12:31) Nanaimo 6:06  Ar. 12:15 Wellington.. Ar.s6.20^  WELLINGTON   TO VICTOBIA.  No. 1 Daily. No. 3 Saturday.  ,  a.m. . A.M.  Do. 8:25 Well foi t;tori..' .De. 3:10    ���������  "   8:JG..'. Nanaimo "3:23  "10:04 ':....Duncans "   4:37  " 10:12 Shattuifjnii Lake " ,5:08  " 11:33   .' Go!dsti-eam "   5.59  Ar. 1200 m.       . ..Victoria Ar. 625p.m.  Jlortucod tatcs to and from all points on  Saturdays and Sundays good to return Monday.  Kor rates and all information apply at  Company's Ofllces.  A. DUNSMUIR, Gko. ���������. COURTNEY.  Pkksident.        ' .     ., Trafllc Manager.  Teaming &���������  4-1  til  m  ill  %  ivery  x.  CORPORATION CITY of CUMBERLAND  ELECTION BY-LAW 1898.  DOUBLE. DUCKING     *  L.1 P. Eckstein,   the   lawyer, went down  to Comox Bay on Friday to meet Rev. Mr. Wherea3 it is expedient to  pass a by-law  Nixon of Denman Inland for a week's cruise j  to regulate thoae who ave qualified  to  vote  Nixon'*-, boat was dancing   on   the   buoyant 'i  for mayor and aldermen at   the  election  to  waves at the foot of the wharf,  aod  ii.   at- i  be held on  the  first  Saturday  in  Januar  A.                   c        ..      ',     , ^   iL.   ,     , J  3899, urovided that more than  the  numbe  tempting to pass from the wharf to the boat !             r    .   .       .        ,              ���������        ,  repuibite be nominated on the Saturday yre-  che lawyer slipped and fell into the  sunless v;ons  depths of the gulf. '.".'��������� He :*was quickly .'pulled J ,   Therefore tbe Municipal Council of Cum-  oufc, aod into the boat, but.being -thorough- berland enacts as follows:  ly wet and chilly, in passing along  to. take The following persons shall be entitled to  , .        ^ .   ,.              -, .,        ,  ,     v     ,      ,    . vote in the City of  Cumberland for  mayor  his seat in the waved tossed  boat,   he   lost "             .   .     <     .    .         "   ,  ������������������'.'���������',-���������'���������.... and aldermen or commissioners in any ward  his balance and once more made the acquaia  tance of the "briny." However,, upon recovery, like a'true'.jailor,'he pliickily declared he was all right, and. went smiling  upon his voyage.  ��������� Prices of balance   of   Ladies'   Mackintoshes, cut in half at  STEVENSON & CO.  -The re-election of Mayor Garden of Vancouver, by acclamation, is quite as complimentary to  that city as to the mayor himself.  Cumberland and Nanaimo are  also to be congratulated upon the  re-election by acclamation of their  respective mayors, who havo served their constituencies intelligently  and faithfully.  France appears to be growing  cold towards Russia, which will  not be used to further her ends.  Rusaia    is   for   peace,    seriously,  FORCED TO TELL YOU.  I am forced  to tell you  something that will trouble ->ou, but   it  is my duty to do so.     I  am determined you shall know it,   let   the  result be what it may.    I knew for  some time that it was coming,  and  kept   it   to   myself,  until to-day,  when it has reached a crisis, and  I  cannot keep it any longer.      You  must not censure me too   harshly,  for you  will  reap  the  benefit  as  well as myself.    I do hope it won't  crush you.    I am clearing out my  stock to make room for  new goods  CHEAP JOHN.  CORPORATION    OF   THE   CITY   OF  CUMBERLAND.' ^  A by-law to amend Clause No. 10 of. the  scavenger by-law 1898���������protecting the  scavenger.  The fees of said scavenger work as laid  down in this by-law, shall be charged to  owner or lessee of such premises, private  drains, sinks, or cesspools or privies, aud in  default the city may recover the same, with  cost by action, and in cace of non-payment  the same may be charged against the land  of the owner, or lessee, and may be recovered in like manner as municipal taxes.  Read the first" time 30th day of Dec. 1898  2nd  3rd  te  <������  <(  <������  now coming.  Reconsidered, and finally passed  the   30th  day of Dec, 189S.  LEWIS MOUNCE, Mayor.  L. W. NUNNS, City Clerk.  THE  LOCAL BRIEFS.  Sunday School will be resumed on next  Sunday the 15th, at 2 p. m. at Trinity  Church.  ���������Bargains in balance Gentleman's Hats  and Underwear at STEVENSON & CO.  There was good sks/fcis-.g tho first of the  week on Maple L-ik������, and there was quite a  gathering there to enjoy it.  Mrs. Ed Phillips, near Grinthaia, presented her . husband, Christmas eve with  twin boys, each weighing exactly S lbs.  The Epworth League of the Methodist  Church decided to have a Social Evening  once a month, and oftener if found convenient. The first social will take place  on Thursday evening Jynuary 19th.  "ISSUED   ON   TUESDAYS  J- and Saturdays,  IS THE ONLY B.C.  Newspaper outside  of   the   chief  cities  having   a SPECIAL  TELEGRAPHIC  SERVICE.  In addition to that it pays  SPECIAL ATTENTION  to   the   news   of the  \  in which they may be registered; but it shall  not be lawful for any person to vote for  mayor or commissioners at more than one  polling place at one and fcho same e eefcion.  1. A male or female of the full age o  twenty-one years, being a British subject  and not otherwise disqualified, who is assessed for real propersy/within tho municipality to the value of not less  fifty dollars.  2. Any male or'female of the full  age of  twenty one yeara,   being  a  British  subject  and not otherwise disqualified, who has    e-  sided and been a householder*^ the municipality for the six months immediately  preceding the   first   Monday  in  December  In  each year and who pays aa such householder a rental or rental value  of  not  less than  sixty dollars  a year,   and who  shall  have  paid on or before the fiif teenth day; of Decani .  ber next preceding the date of the  annual  election in each year, all taxes due by him  or her, and who shall  have at  the time of  making such payments, applied to  the city  clerk to have-his or her  name  entered at������ a  voter, in the ward in which  he  or  Bhe is a  resident householder, and at the  s^me ti.mo  produced such evidence as to satisfy th'esHid  elerk that he or she  is a  bonafide  resident  householder entitled to be   entered on  the  voters' list by  virtue  of  this  section,   and  who shall have between the fifteenth day of  November, or after  the  date  of  such payment aud the fifteenth day of December following,  personally, delivered   to  the   city  clerk a statutory declaration   made  or subscribed before a judge, magistrate or notary  public in the form and to the effect as found  in Municipal Clauses Act, sec. 300, clause 2  This by-law may be cited for all purposes  as the City of Cumberland Election By-law  1S9S.  Passed  the  Minicipal  Council  the 25th  ajTof November, A. D., 1898.  Reconsidered aad finully passed the 25th  day of November A. D. 1898.  Signed and sealed the 25th day of November A. D. 1898.  Signed, Lewis Mounce, mayor  Signed L. W. Nunns, City Clerk.  I am prepared to    - '���������   -  fupnish Stylish Rigs  arid do Teaming  At reasonable rates.    .  D. Kilpatriek, " 'y  Union, B. C. ���������  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  lSulbs,  Roses,   Hollies,' Rhododendrons,  Fancy   Evergreens,  E������.c.  Thousands growing" on my own grounds.  Most   complete  stock  in the "Province.  Bees and Bee Supplies. Agricultural  Implements.     Fertilizers.     "  ..   New*catalogue-now ready.,  M.cJ.   HENRY.  Vtr  604 "Westminster Koad,   .  V.A WCOXJVEia,   B. C '���������  Sieliarfi P, Wailis.  Notch Hill Ranch,   -  Nanoose Bay, H ,C.  Brreder of thorwu^hbred and" \.\ a  class white PLYMOUTH-ROCKS, BLACK  LANGS HANGS. Over . 170* 'prizes won  ii: the last five yen.rs. , At Vancouver's  ��������� recent Show, out of an .entry of 28  birds 26 secured prizes.  I gaurantee 10 birds to the hatch  Infertile eggs replaced. . Eggs $2.00  per setting of 15. .  ffif  . Mi/  ,!i  11  ��������� .si  M  fesl  , ,       . NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that application-  will be made to the Parliament  of Canada,  at its next sus^ion, for an Act  to  incorporate the  Pacific  aud   Yukon   Railway   and  Navigation   Company, for  the  purpose   of  'constructing a railway from a point   at   or  nt-ar Pyramid. T-T&vbour, near   the   head   of  Lyon Canal, or from a point on or near the  InicruaiioUiil   Boundary    between    Canaua  and the UniBed ������3fc*tc3 of America iu the vicinity of L, tuj Canal,   hheuce  through   tha.  Cluloafi   Pass, thence to Daltoh's  Post,    on  the   Alsek River, and tb'cnce by   the   best  feasible route, to a point below Five  Finger  Rapids on the Lewes River ; with power to  vary tho route aa may   be   necessary or advisable ; alrto '-with po'wer  to receive from  the Government of Canada or other corpor-  atimis or per'uoaa-'' grants of land  or   money  or'.'Hiwr aBi-ista-icc in aid' of the'cons true tion  of the work ; to build telegraph   and   telephone lines ; to exercise mining  rights and  powers;   to   construct   roads,     tramways,  wharves, milis aud other   works   necessary  for the company ; to charter vessels for tho    /  '  k  n  rmmM-w* u- r it*.**m ������__���������^r  AGENTS  "We pay straight ���������weelily salaries of from  $10 to $20, according to ability, for canvassers on "Life and work of Gladstone." The  demand for this wonderful book is keeping  all hands working early and late. The only Canadian f nd British- work published.  Endorsed by.the Royal Family and leading  public men. A big, cheap book.  BPwADLEY-GAP.IlET60NCO.,.Ln,nTKt),  TORONTO  same purpose upon the lakes and rivers in  or adjacent to the territory 'served by tho  said railway ; to erect aud manage electrical works for the use aud transmis-  si on of electrical power, and  acquire and make use of natural  and other water powers for that purpose ; to maintain stores and trading posts ;  and to carry on a milling and smelting business, including the erection of saw-mills  and smelters ; also to enter into traffic and  other arrangements with other railway and  transportation companies : to issue preference stock and bonds, and with all such  other powers, rights and privileges as may  be necessary for the purposes of the under*  taking.  K1NGSMTLL, SAUNDERS & TORRANCE  Solicitors sor the Applicants.  ���������  Dated at- Toronto, thia 25th day of  November, 1S9S.  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