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CUMBERLAND,   B. C. ��� TJUESDAY./FEBY. 3,   1903-
-Aii' ;:I�� vest meat
INTEREST' is considered Good.       It is generally ack-
riowledged that 10cts.,saved is e^qual to lOcts. made.     , If the
���above be true we,offer the "residents of this Town ancl District
A   Good    Investment.
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; We give a Discount- of 10 percent, for all Spot .Cash purchases *' in the>following, departments':���*.     '���     ,  ' ^
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/Dry Goods;  ,; Gents Furnishings, \
Shoes,   t./'    i House Furnishings,
Stov-es, . etc.,    etc.    * ;/
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In alf Departments, except the Grocery'Department,  in *rthe
p*-   ;latter���,wevgive"a"' discount' ofr^5 per. cent.,. Flour, Feed, and,- si
?~ "Sugaf\excepted.^,^./\: . ^V-   r       , * ./   '.^j.    ;  " ' ' <'' -1
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Ladies; Your Attention:
Send us1 your Name and Address on^ a post card and yve
will send you   by return   mail
A Calendar for 1903,
It  couuins many   "poiutwra"  that  mil pleaea you;  aa well aa  keep  yon posted on
the Best Place to Buy :���
lurmture, Carpets & complete House f urnisliings
Write at once as we have only a Few.
WEILER BROS.,      Victoria, B.C
Vancouver, B.C.
Victoria, B.C.
^.aElTTS       FOB
Pianos, Organs, Pianolas, Vocalions.
If you want to buy a Piano or Organ, call and see our stock or write for particulars.
Our Prices are ReanonaWe and terms can be arranged to suit your convenience. Every
Instrument'we Sell is Fully Guaranteed We Sell Only Reliable Instruments, from the
best manufacturers.    Our Patrons Risk Nothing.
.Work of Every Description
at Moderate Rates
FOR WANTS, constUt our Advertis-
'-���   ing1 Squares,.on inside pag-e, for
anything- required.'     '*
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Ticket 4904,/ is  the'' winner   at
;  (���"        ' ' 'it"
(Craig's drawing.' Unless "presented,^
a,new drawing,will take place.
A social was held at .St.. Geoi ge's
Presbyterian Sunday rSchool ' ou
Friday,.evening. Among those who
participated in the programme were
Messrs Morgan arid^Murddck!' Part
songs ,were . alsos.ung^ by'the children and-choir! Refreshments
were,afterwards served by the ladies
and a most enjoyable evening was
spent, i* '\ ^ ,\ \ 'fL-}' } !,'
. /After, this date, the-News will be
published "on Tuesdays, so, that the
maijs, may be utilized,to,the best
advantage-for,transmissionito sub-
scribers; -' -' Latest wifet news will be
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given up to<the:preceding evening.
Greater ca're^than ever-.wil^be taW4
en, lo collect all   available   local
ne^ws and'current eventsV^bdth'Prdr
vinciaFand District,-\vill - be fullVx
covered.-. -'     - -   "J *** - "; > v .
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Mr Bostock-is up here iniconnec-
tio'tt:(with tKe  work of getting out
,railway ties"for^sHipment tbM'exico.
Sevelral Japanese haye been engaged-on   a  contract of this*.sort.for
isomeltime; working", near, ^tough-
ton's ranch, -.and 'running the - ties
, dow.n the Courtney to the Bay. Mr
'BostQck1; is said *^tq be 'about to let"
contracts for the^ delivery- of many
more .ties.,-.        ��.    v . ..^s , -..   ,
.' ^ Mr "Jv- Stewart^ employed at Union,
.hesday riight^,".-Walking', alongnn^
wharf afterC'dark,'' in> a- blinding
storm,, he accidentally fell intoan
open chute, and but for-his clothing-catching  some 'projection, be,
must have gone' into, the' bay and ���
probably drowned-before assistance
could have been rendered. ���   He is
shaken up. and bruised about the
head, >
The Teachers and Pupils of the
Cumberland  ".Public   School   will
give a Cr\r?A T ' on Friday
evening^ ^ v^ f^^-^at 7.30 pm
in the School-room. An informal
programme will form part of the
evening's* entertainment, besides
two ping-pong contests, one for
adults, the* other for pupils of "the
school. Refreshments will be served during the evening. Admission
25cts., the proceeds to be devoted to
the school library fund.
We are in receipt of a pretty little
calendar of the East Williams Mutual Fire Ins. Co., of Nairn, Ont. The
name of the secretary treasurer, is
Wm. McCallum, of Fernhill, Ont.,
who, upon enquiry, we find to be a
brother of Mr Archie McCallum, of
this town. The calendar is illustrated with a representation of a
burning barn, the owner of which
tells a friend he is insured in the
E.W. The friend drives a pair of
superb trotters, and this, no doubt,
will tickle Archie's f.incy.
We don't believe^ this, nor doee
any one who knows Mr S. Cliffe,
yet a neighbour of his called into
the office and said���" S^y, did you
hear about Sam? Serves him right
trying to brew whisky in one of
those new fangled affairs Why
couldn't lie have stack to the old
way,'sarne as I do. I never have
an accident, and unless there happens to be a little too much coal
oil in the. brew|folks don't know it
from Johnny Mahrers best. I
think Sam's foolish running those
chances, Goodbye, don't let on I
told you,"
Telegraphic News.
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Dr Sansomeof Clinton, B.C., willv
1 oppose C. A.-Semlen ih West Yale,
in the Government interest.
' TyeeSmelter will start up today
with sufficient ore to keep up work
'several months.
, Ottawa, Feby. 1���At coming session-Parliament, Bill will be intro-
duced.by Government for establish-
ing Canadian Naval Reserve, ���
San Francisco, Feb. 1���The Tel-
lus sailed today having in tow steel
barge Baroda purchased by Duns-^
muir to be, used for coal between
Union,Bay and Vancouver, '
' London, Feb, 1.���Great Britain,"
Germany, and Italy have sent joint
note reply_to, U.S.-Minister Bowen,
refusing to accept proposal^ that all"
countries" having claims against
Venezuela be?placed equally ,with'
���three powers"named, v r;r,.  .v
./ Montreal, "Feb. \���McKenzie6,&
Mann have purchased Great North-'
em/Railway between'*; Hawksbury.
and" Quebec where they tap Cana-
dian Atlantic service. ,This check-
-mates Grand Trunk transcontinen-
tal;scheme.: \". * >    >'~        t    .-�����".   -f
\ Victoria. ~ A' deputation, and-
Mayor' McCandless. waited upqn^
Hon.'J. Dunsmuir j'esterday aft"er-\
noon tb ascertain   his attitude "in
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^regard to'railway construction  of.
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the railway to Northern Vancouver
Island.- Mr Dunsmuir washeartily,
in favor of the  movement, and ,is
also" in full* accord .with 4h'e?views
of.the'Yarious committees who are-
.working to furtherance.tHe scheme
. throughout the Island/, He has also^
^promisedito aid,scheme. "yr?,'    * " '
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'!4J Victoria,1'2-r-Special from Ottawa'
- an nounce's.' ^Dorhirlion - Parliament
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A New <Lot of very Hand-"
some   and . Durable   China
consisting of��� -
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Salad Bowls,,   '-"
.   Celery Trays,  ,    \
Spoon Trays, I,'
&C,   &G.
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meets March 12th.     v    ,   \ *   ,"
% Nanaimo; Feb. 2.���W. fH.";Wall,
newly appointedr Master Mechanic
for Western Fuel Co., has refigned'.
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Vancouver,  Feb. -2.-- Word  just
received  here of a serious  fire -af
Malcolm Island. " Eleven persons
were burned  to death and" fifteen
seriously  injured,  in the, Finnish
Colony.    Eight of the victims who
perished we're little, children.    The
fire occurred  in the headquarters
building of the Finnish Colony at
the   recently    established    village
which  was burned to the ground,
One hundred and  twenty were in
building when fife broke out, many
of these were babies.   The little ones
had been put to bed before 8 o'clock
when' the fire occurred, and those
who perished were either childreri
or adults  who   had   hastened   to
rescue their little ones.     Scores of
people  jumped   from  third   story
windows, for a general meeting of
the Colonists had been in session at
the time, many being badly Injured,
Sixteen families, including 77 souls
were burned  out and are now entirely   destitute,   everything   they
had    being   completely  destroyed.
Property loss over $10,000.
:,   '    - TAKE, NOTICE.   %     ,    .   ;     .
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1 - I intend to apply to the next meeting of    ' ^j   -
the Board of Licence Commiasionera for the"" ' ^ \ <
transfer of the  licence of  the late Janet v      ��� L;;
Gleaaon to John Frew. ,  ^"'-     *"������" "-"������'
/   ,    \yrl-~  WILLIAMjGLEAJSON,    ^\    U]
,    ^ Duly authorised agent of the      (. - t y
v   i       . .   .     ,,   Ute Janet Gl��aaon.',  y^"  ,'      -a
Dated at Cumberland < this Second -v day of '
1 February, 1903. ���/       ** /"" ��� '.    ' "'   ' *   "   -^    \
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~ An, explosion of   acetylene  gas->,-'!<.'
took , place',at  the LV>rne ** Hotel, .' ^
Comox Bay, last .Tuesday/evening.
From what .can ' be -learned   Mr1/.-^
���Cliffe, his family^arid;guests of the'
hotel,  vre re-startled" bysaVterrific*. ^{
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';noise,'ahdat^once the lights disap^"
r'peared. '*"Investigation shQwe'd that', J
'had  blown11 to,/pieces, idamagin'gVr
the^foom'it had'stood in,* and ^completely wrecking itself anil all-con-' *
nections.   . Fortunately, t no flight-
was near at the time, else the whole
, place  would *" probably   have, been
burnt to theground.   No cause can   ,
be assigned for? this erratic behaviour on. the part of the generator. '
It is of the new so-called' "dry process "  models,  in  which the dry  *
grain carbide, is fed gradually into
a  water  reservoir, - which   system
was generally supposed to be, practically safe.     It is the opinion of-
carbide sharps that .the  machine
was not acting properly-for  some
reason, "and  that   this  caused  an
undue  pressure, which ultimately
resulted in the explosion. ,        ��   -
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Registered  at   the   Cumberland
last week:���
Tuesday���F.   Hall, Victoria,  C.
T. Rolston, Vancouver.
Wednesday���H. G.  Smith, Vancouver, H, Reifel, Nanaimo.
Thursday���<T. L.   Bostock,   Victoria, W. J. Graves, Vancouver.
Mr   Reifel,  the manager of the
Union Brewing Co,, reports business
ns fair throughout the Island,
Mr  E.  Priest  returned  Thursday
from a protracted stay in Nanaimo.
Mr Graves, the Provincial Inspector for the Order df Woodmen,
is in town. Mr Graves will, while
attending to routine work during
his stay here, also endeavour to
raise the membership of the, local
S.S. Tepio and scows loaded coal
for the CPR Wednesday.
Transfer was in on Sunday for a
load of coal and coke.
, S.S. Otter loaded a cargo of coal
for the CPN, Co, Victoria, Saturday
S.S, Otter loaded a cargo of coal
jor the CPR, Vancouver, on Thursday.
S.S. Vulcan coaled Wednesday.
She was bound for the Northern
B.C. logging camps.
The ss Algoa arrived Thursday
from San Francisco. She will load
a cargo of about 10,800 tons coal. ���
The ss Elleric was in for bunker
coal on Thursday. She was loaded
with lumber from Portland, Oregon
bound for" Manilla.
Barge Robert Kerr loaded a cargo of coal for the CPR, Vancouver,
on Wednesday, " and was towed
back by the ss Pilot on Thursday.
S.S. Foreric arrived on Friday
and took on 900 tons bunker coal.
She had a cargo of lumber from
Puget Sound, bound for Ching-wan-
tao, China. . 1 ' !
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eart's Darlisi
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J$   Atfther of   "A Penniless Orphan,**  "Gertrude's  MarrfafiTe,"    ��
J ''Her Only Brother/.Etc., Etc    ' J
Before  her   on   the   tablq   stood    'a
-stiff  bouquet   of  forget-me-nots     and
���wall-flowers,      a     welcome   from  her
'lover,   who,   unfortunately,   was   prc-
������ vented'   from   being  there   to  receive"
���her,  as he had suddenly been called
out into  the country.     One could (sce
from  the   nosegay   that it   had   been
'bought from some Vegetable woman
������at     market.     The,slices, of   sausage
were so very thin, the Icm so roraark-
-ably light'colored,  ilia little "waitress
so     thiii     and  undergrown,   and  lhe
mamma so stiff and punctilious, -with
'the     bitter-sweet       lines     about  her
.mouth. '  '
TanLe Dedtchen,' tho FiMer of Alfred's father,' whoso place v. as on Lhe
othei side of Lhe voting girl, was Hie
-only friendly thing, as s.hr sat there
���so fat and comfortable, "���with .such a
-.good-natuied face. ��� Afser"'Alfred had
been praised up to the skies and I.u-
-���cie had ' been o, told o". or ami over
.aga'in that no one^in lho world do-
served a good Yi-jfc more than he,
'���the Frau' Counselor l"cl. a.' fresh 'enn
'���of  tea,  andeistraigh'-jiung  herself  up,
��� .began,   turning   to   her- sister-m-la\*\
"And   only   think   how   impleas uH,
my   dear     3Dottcl.cn,    ILvcu-   happened
to .travel  on in tne same coupe   with
l'Yau von  1-owen!''      ' J
Dettchen did not see-fi to I nd ?o
/I'nuch to shock he*- ��n that rf-lic
-spread, a  piece   of   broad  -with   butLer
 that1 is,  sho  tool:  ihr- .sir a Host  im-
*a��riJiable piece of bw'lior, and scratch-'
-cd   v. ith  her  knife, energetically  over
. tho  slice.     Lucie couid  not   discover.
,   although      she   Imd  haid,   on -.viiiu
-side tho butter Wii-.        , �����
"Oh' Achi" she said, shaking hei
^head; "and they sp'oi.c to each olh-
-er,"   continued.' the  old   lady.
""And why not, my dear Clara'?"
, "*'!   should   think   pcoplo  knew     en-
-���ough  about  that"family      Dettchen,,
do not ask'such odd .questions."
"But   the   daughter   can   not     help
''Children, ^jnust-bear   the  sins     of
���tlieir   'fathers,''     said   Lho   old' lady,
���icily.     "I know"positively   that   Alfred  will  not 1 ike -if a.'.s all. when     he
-hears of -this^meetnig      rJ he  father is
-a "dissipated,   . bad     man,      and   the
"daughter   '   is > a''- 'fa--L,'Jui.u"omanly,
^stuck-up   thing-."
DetLchon   did   not   contradict     any
'xtiiore,  she  eat  her  bread'and   butter.
i "How has the father been living in
���^Berlin-""   continued   the .3. ran    Coun-
-selor. i "Like'a"-prince.    Thf-re is not<
-a Jcav in the whole" ui.irJ.cl   to whom
'he   is   not   in   debt.      l.ucic  has   been
celling me that' at��one' time the fam-
-ily        lived        m       -"then        'house.
They      move ���    about everywhere,
and     stay **    until ' they    are  turned
iOut by their  creditors.'   Then    they
go to anothqr town;  that is.  as soon
-,-as   the elder brother' helps   oh cm .off.
Several     times  he'has-lost  patience,
���ano      the    ,1-1 err ( Baro'n  had   Lo  stay
"where      he  was- against  his   "will   on
��� account of his debts, but* that was
iio   shame;   that \i.s'   aristocratic      At
'rIast the brother married, (ho young
Hung,   and   they meant   to   send   the
-'���father off to America-. '- But  that did
'not succeed; the brother died, the
young wife inherited everything, and
���now  he swindles, her  out  of  no  one
JyQOAvs  how  much.     Now  lie     would
ing nothing- to say in answer to
these accusations, folded her napkin
thoughtfully, and looking kindly at
l^ucie, said: "Shall I show you t he-
garden, child, so the time will not,
seem so long, till your lover comes'?*'
They young'girl g-ave a -eight of te-
lief, and saying to her future mother-in-law, * as was the custom. "1
hope you have supped \v ell,"-prepared to follow 'the aunt. A shrill voice
"called out'after her:
"Did she say whenj she was 'to be
Tjticie 'turned round. "Th four
weeks, if you mean Frau vqn Lowen,
'"Oh, I congratulate , him* Th.*re
an- "always simpletons to, Oe'caught,
it happens to the best of ^ them. '.
, '"Come, child," remonstrated T/ahte
Dettchen, and " 3Vucie followed her
guide down the .steep/- little 'wooden
steps,cacross the' tiny yard inLo the
gaiden.       <    , y' u
It was an odd kind of a garden m
which Lucie and Tan to Dettchen -wan-
.   , \  '    r     ��� ������-  *  , \     ''-   ;, ;'   >\r~\ '
William Henry, the  Celebrated  English Medical Authority/ Experiments on
Himself with Dodd's Kidney Pills, and Gives the Results. 'H
dcred up and  down:,.
A single pear-
tree stood-', in the" middle of the
square; the only path was along the
wall, and ended in^ the aroor, over
which -wild grapes grew in rank, luxuriance.'1' Besides" this, with the exception of two running roses on pll-
hus, all. was devoted to yegetab'es
���pease, beans, '-onions, and salad���
"all wore-in the^neatest* of beds;" but
it was pure irony1 to, call it a garden.
Boj^ond and behind the lugli massive wall the 'west wind whispered
in , the tree-tops,, and the, evening
g-iow'rested on the grand old lindens
and elms. "It belongs to the Meer-
feldt estate; the grandfather of Hortense" von Lowen, you k"how," explained Tante Dettclien.
iAicie. was silent This meeting
with Hortense - ag-ain she now <- felt
was very , painful., She' sat < silently
in the l(arbor - by' her atint, and
thought how alone ^and strange she
fell in this now-hoinc", ���which "was to
'replace -'the cozy ���.brightness .of, .J-er
sister/s house., Instinctively she felt
an aversion for th*is''v. ornan who" was
the mother, of,'her future liusband
If he only would come! Jle knew,in
what'a'^bright,'' sunny household she
had. grown up; he Ivhew Ker' sister,
who, ,in spite,of her ill helilth,'' > was
so gentle and so kind; he knew'the
blunt,' .kindly nature of her brother-
in-law, whose good nature spoke in
every'line of his 'face, and' the children .with Ihoir shouting- -and merry
g-nines; ' ho- knew, the lindens bo.o..-ci
the door, in whicli_ Lho forester apprentices diad built aii airy seat, and
tho deep wood, and the mountains.
"Are  ypu  crying?"'      asked    Tanto
Dcttchen.       ���' i
"Don't " be . angrj'.. aunt;     I ~ wa
ail "
about, parting   from     Lliern
cried  lier
kill oft' the old grandfather
vt& geV possession of the money '.he
���daughter will inherit from her mother's side, but'there he has to .stop.
I wish I knew why such drones,
���such  luiman vermin,  arc created!"
"But,, Clara���"   interrupted   Tante
"Be     quiet,      Dcttchen!"
sittei-in-law.     "Did  not  the
.'icill     his      wife?     Every  child  knows
���tJiat.        He  drove  her  to   tho  grave
, -with      his     c\travaganccs,     his   bad
'-treatment.     But such  tilings aro ncv-
��� or treated as murder! And -what Las
hr> made of his daughter? a perfectly
useless person,   insane with pride.    If
>ari\ one greets her on tlie street,
they never know -whether she will
acknowle Ige il, she has inch a ioti-
Cuitptuous win of i assing people as-
if .she did not  see  them."
"-But,      sister-in-law,   -why   do   >cu
bo-w   to her,   then"?"
"I���bow to her? I sliouid like t<
see niwjlf The Frau . viuiiseKii
"^Vachs'inann was telling mo .about it
"-Hhe went to her once Lo speak abo-.:i
that Woman's' p'nion and the iu.s-.i-
tution  for  taking  care; of small  .-.hi I
��� dren.    She was ready enough  to, giv.
'���"���������.iioney,   she   said,   but   must   be     excused  from  giving  any  personal    os-
��� sistance. There ' are plenty oth<jr
.' jjorsons in our Sewing Society to ox-
- amine the children, and see if they
���euro well washed and combod besides
'Frau von Ixnvon; for example, there
���is the Frau Counselor of Admihi.stra-
'���fcjon1;   . and,  what is  mdst ridiculous
���of all,  is  that her  old governess     is
just as disdainful as.she is."
The old woman stopped,  quite out
of  breath,   cleared her  throat,     took
a,'piece of sugar  in her mouth,     and
���-drank her tea. '       In this
'��� way        she        sweetened        a    large
-cup     of    tea    with    a   very     small
��� lump  of sugar.    Tante Dettchen hav-
��� ing- nothing tosay in answer to those
"lres; it is hard to leave home,"
and the goqd^naturcdxlittle'/ace n.irt-
ded "How did you come' to know
Alfred?" she asked, with* the intention %'of; drawing the gn-l's thoughts
.into a new channel; and slie succeeded very "well.
"Oh, -he was at- our house every
day for six weeks," replied l^ucie,
and her melancholy cxprcsoion quickly changed to -a beaming one. * iMy
sister \vas very ill; has he not told
you? Once he came towa*rd evening,*" I was standing- at the window
of my room., I did not go down to
Mathilda���she "was really ' qui te 'well
then���because I "was so iny when
with him; he looked so curiously at
me that it made my licart beat." She
stopped and twisted her mt-ndker-
chior into a knot in her hand "Then,
as 1 was still standing thoie���it was
��,i4ch a beautiful evening, a f.r.v mis'v
clouds were in tho skj , v\ cn-Ai was
in ji rose-colored glow���I will never
foigct it, I felt as if some: hing nvie
going to happen to, me, then a.11 .it;
once the children camo uid earned
in<; off down to the sitting-room,
nnd   there���"
She slopped; a deep bliiah manih.d
he ���  sweet  little  face.
"Had you caicd for hitn a lorig
time,   child''"
Sho shook her head. "7 don't
know, it seems as if I 'iacl alwi\s
loved him; but 3 had it-vji- Lhotight
of his marrying mo. It-is great luck
for me, they all say," she added.
"They are right. 'He is a jc^'el of
a man; just like his father���his' good
father." -.'   ...
At this moment Lucie atartcd;  slie
had  heard  the  rumble  of  a'carriage.
"There.he is!     there he is!"    cried
his -aunt. "I  will   go', iit  once to
him, so that he shall not go -upstairs first." And she ran along the
path as fast as her size allowed. But
before she reached the gate m the
wall she was stopped, and a middlc-
"sizod, well-builL-man stepped by licr,
v/ith a quiet ��� "Good evening! I
thought so," and came with a. measured step through the twilight of the
little arbor with Lhe girl, pale from
excitement, was loaning against one.
of the posts, a shy expectancy in.h-.jr
largo eyes. ' -
I3o  seized   both   her   hands- eagerly
ancl     bent      down     with  rather still
courtesy to kiss her.        .       *������
(To be. Continued.,),
Englishmen are proverbially slow
to take up new things. .They cling to
the old till the new has been tried
and tested", till it lias been proven
beyond a doubt that, it is sound in
its   every principle.
But once they have passed on it',
and passed iavorably, it goes forth
to the world bearing a stamp of genuine value that' nothing else could
give it. And from that time forth
that new thing, be it' a, thought, a
fabric or a remedy, . bears the hall-
marJc of sterling worth that nothing
can destroy.
"Wliy   C'.imitU' is   J'vou...
It is for this reason that Canada
has now causo to be pioud of her
advance along the walks of science.s
For an English authority, one of the
highest in all' England, one of the
���highest in the w'orld, has declared
and declared as emphatically as man
can do it that Dodd's Kidney Pills
a Canadian -discovery, is the one
remedy- that treats diseased Kidneys
as the3"- should be treated, and ehec-
tually and permanently cures them.
1   ,   . .An   Emi'iieui   Autliox'lty.      *     *   '
William Henry is the. name  of   the
English    scientist  'wlio    makes    th'is
statement',    lie   is   known,' respected,"
and followed in* thousands of British'
homes,   for'as  the' autlior    of   ."The
Penny Medical Library"  and kindred
works  he has, talked  medical  science*''
in simple words to almost,tlie entire'
British  family.  ' And   William  T-Ienry
makes     this     statement * concerning
Dodd's Kidney .Pills,   because he has
tested "Dodd's Kidney "Pills' thorough-'
.ly, because he has given. Dodd's Kidney Pills, the   most     thorough   .and
practical' of *- air tests/1 he; has    used
Dodd's Kidney Pills hilhself for Kid--
ney Trouble,, and lias  been, 'cured  by'
them. t . ' "      > i *'     '
jSTor'i is ttiis "eminent "-Englishman';
mild in his expressions of the' satis-'
faction he feels at the result produced by this remedy'. "Dodd's Kidney Pills is certainly <- a ��� wonderful
remedy,"' he declares. "As a Kidney
remedy, I would'back it'-against all
the drugs in the Pharm'acopaeia."
William Henry has of course watch-'.
my .water,
C   .,      ' i
Author of  '/The 'Penny 'Medical'
", Library!" ,
As  a ��� Kidney   remedy r I
back   Dodd's Kidney
against, all'' the   drugs
Pharmacopasia,      .   </
'- would
in'   the
ed the working j\ofi Dodd's Kirtney
Pills from a scientific ���"'standpoint,
and he aifirins they are alike right in
theoiy 'and practice. He.says of the
theory : *��� ', -i       ,        ' , "v .' ��� " ���', **
ICiduoy   Therapeutics.
"I .had road one of Dodd's, Kidney
Pills pamphlets, and could" tell "from
may call- Kidney Therapeutics, I saw
ney Pills bad reallyT studied wliat 1
lie'',was often unable to .follow his
that he was'_ on the .right'track,
cleanse and 'tone up the kidneys, and
they''will not" only get rid 'of 'the
uric acid, but will prevent it'*accumulating. That,,is liis argument, I
take it, and it is a sound one. This
soundness lias been strongl> proved
in my case."   ] ""���    -��� > ,   -
Mr. Henry, goes'on to relate - how
lie was so troubled with- Gravel that
he   was   often   unable7 to" lollow, ^his
liierary calling���he could not stoop or '
sit,, and" so   could- not  work."'   ' Tha
pains in the" back and loins were excruciating.      Another   marked , synip- "
torn was bladder irritation. , He also '
had    heart    "fluttering."      He  - was
depressed";   irritable,   and'Subject    to''
bad  dreams.    He  was  frequently  oppressed; ljy &. ^drowsiness he could not
throw off.     - ' ' /  - ?     i
Kesults   Obtained. r , ,
"He'tried'all sorts of things for his
.trouble, medicines old and medicine's ���
new. Some gave him temporary re-"i;
lief, but 'that''was all. , Tlien - hoV,
tried Dodd's'.Kidney Pills, r and hoo
gives ��� the following results of',,'his,,
experiment : v r ">,-'.
"(1.) .Before.I had finished one box
of Dodd's 'Kidney . fills I    was   'per-'
fectly dree  from, uric  acid,
being,-quite .normal.
"(2.) -Thiee doses brought a great*
improvement, though 'I was'extreme-,
-ly bad before talcing the first ^one.  ' ^
''(S.y Everyi one -of -the  symptoms'^
I   have   mentioned, ;-as   well'' as' ,the,
viofoht "headaches ,which'I  had-   forgot to montion^i.had disappeared.'
"(d.) Thougli it is now'six months
since ,1 took the' 'last, dose , of�� Dodd's
Kidney Pills, there tis *. not now' !' a
trace, of uric- acid'.in'imy urine, not-T.J
withstanding that my', diet 'and .mode \"\
of life are. just.the,,same, as "they^'al- '
ways'were!" ^*il        'r**      '   l-   ' \''.
!    ^   "     ("' t 'i! "What" it ^Means.' -|      (     'I*  '    ',^
��� This, 'in   brief," is  the experience of'1'
William   ,1 lenry,' '-perhaps   England's'
greatest'and'best known-m'edical au- Jl
thority. , It . puts   tlhe  stamp   of gen-7
���nine, worth* ,on    Canada's'1 greatest   '..
medical   discovery} 'Dodd's-1    Kidney>
Pills:   This,, added-to  the' testimony;. ,
of \ theHhbusands who have been' re^/ .,
lieved   ,*a"nd     permanently   cured, by/���
Dodd's .Kidney .Pills,' must' 'convince" -
even theinost sceptical that' Canada/ '
stands in the front rank   .of, medical-^
research,   and' that* cliief raraong   tne.IJ
remedies-she' has .furnished the world? ;
stands   that' sure 'cure   for  Rheuma-'
tjsm,  Bright's Disease^Diabetes^ancp '
all-other forms- of Kidney ^Complaint  J'
Dodd's'.Kidney rPills.    '���     \ , s    * \-,\,
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-. The vizcacha of the'South American
pampas has exactly the same trick of,
collecting objects that,, we know' so
well-in the magpie. Tlie vizcaclia is
a ljadger-like' animal..     )    ,*" -       .   ''* ������
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The  female', bboklceeper -4s
to the title of 'countess.
..The, man",who   can' catch 'a' flea  in
ithe dark can' hoe.his.-own^row an-'polv
itics.* 9\   - -\-~ .rl~*.    .'' s"i
Miiiarfl's Liniment Cnres Distemper.'
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V ' ��   - "
The World seems all the brighter to
.some lovers when they'turn down the
SbuVe people'seem'''to' ,,think' you^y"-i\.
ought" to -pay 'Vent1* 'for 'the place ybuV^i
oceupv' in ftheir dailj1-thoug'hts!*--' ^'?J^,y
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' JIONBy! SAVED1 *aitid; p'ain'^r&ioyedii;.Dy|.!.':i;is;l
the! < leading- vj'!*ihou5eh"old'V'-1 erheciy,>""->' *DrS*w^��J"
Thomas'^ Eclectnc" Oil���aT~'smn 11?"quantitv.",*', '"a\J
of'which usuailv\suflices to "'cure'a.cpuprh.,
heal a1 sore, cut   bruise or sprain," relieve"  ,
lumbago, ' rheumatism   ,neuralgia, >excori-   ,
ated "nipples,   or inQamedx breast.    ,       '    "" ,
The utmost distance ;-from cloud "to
eartJi crossed by a lightning flash is
about, four miles. *       <   .  '.      "'   l
Spinning  coins is  uncertain,  but  it
enables  a man to""turn     his,   money
people suiter untold miseiy day after dav
with Headache Theie'is rest neither day
or nipht until the neives aie .ill ur,-
struiitf The cause is generally .1 ais-
01 tiered stomach, and a cure cr.n he el-
ifcted bv using- Parmelee's Veuretable
Pills,, containing Mandrake and' Dandelion Mr.-Fmlay Wark, Xysander, P Q,
wiitco ��� "I find Parmelee's Pills a first-
class  article for  bilious   headache "
The smallest flowering plant is a
kind of duck weed, known as WolfTia
nucrqscopica. Each plant has' two
floweis. ' t
Tie Bros
Yotigs and AdsUiie Sts���
The solar system is travelling towards the constellation I-Tercules at
fullv 20,000 miles an hour. Tt will
"take a million years  to get there.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc. *.   (J
. : ' .
The Amazon "is navigable'for 2,200'* ,
m iexS  from  the sea;  the     Mississippi
foi   about 2,800.
t.cks in
watches tick five tun. s .otho
This     means     137,78>.(j0o"
the course of a yeai
The proprietors of rarmelee's Pills tare,
constantly receiving letters similar to
the following, which explains itself. Mr
John A. Beam, Waterloo. Ont, writes:
"E ncvei used any medicine that can
erual Parmelee's Pills for Dyspepsia or
Liver and Kidney Complaints The relief experienced after using them was
wonderful " As a safe family medicine
Parmelee's Vegetable Pills can be given
m  all   cases   requiring- a  cathartic
"Why will you allow a cough to lacerate
vour throat or lungs and mn the risk of
filling_ a consumptive's grave, when, by
the timely use of Bickle's Anti-Consump-
tu e Syrup the nam can be allaved and
the danger avoided The svrup is pleas-
uit 11) the taste, and unstirpns&ed fo: te-
licvmfi, healing and curing all affections
of the throat and lungs, coughs, colds,
bionchitis.   etc J   ets.
A Common
Bred Cow
When toned up by-
Dick's Blood Purifier   wf>ll   give # as
much and as rich
milk as a highly
bred aristocratic
Jersey co wgives
upon or-
d i nary
feed, and
a Jersey
cow "when
DICK'S "������'������'-,.
will yronderfully increase her yield
of milk. It savesfeed too, because
a smaller amount of well digested
food satisfies the demands of the
system and every particle of nour-
sishment sticks.
50 cents a package.
Leemlng* Miles & Co., Agents,
__ ���    MONTREAL.
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The Kew Forest, in Hampshire,    is
the lnrgest "English forest, containing
00,000 acres.      The     Forest   of "Dean
was   22.500  acres,   and Windsor  For-
fst 14,000.
A  RnttlcMnnkc  "Barometer. }
The skin of the diamond black rattler is utilized in Florida as a barometer. When preserved like rawhide and
hung up, the skin will begin to sweat
at the first indications of a storm, even
though several hours before the arrival
of the atmospheric disturbance.
Hard coal, exposed to the weather,
loses in  bulk 8 per cent,  per annum;
soft coal loses fully 12 per cent.
 1    <t   ,      ^
Lake Manasanovara, ,in Thibet, is
the loftiest in the world.' being between 10,000 feet and 20 000 feet
above <>ea level *���
ThKbattle of tours, in 732 A.D . is
said to have been the most murderous on record. Three hundred and
fift3r thousand men in all were kiilc-d.
Violet   and  Lavender.
Violet and lavender are reckoned
among the most important of the many
perfume remedies, and both are particularly soothing for the nerves.
SIia.rk  Ifisliingr. '
' A fleet pf 100 vessels.is engaged from
January until August each year in the
capture of sharks near Iceland. Only
the livers are sought. That of each
yields five, gallons of oil, which has
medicinal virtues resembling those of
cod liver oil.
Frtiit   and  Alcohol.
It is claimed that in regions "where
much fruit is consumed there is much
less desire than elsewhere for alcoholic
flon key with
Just a little-tickling- coug-h
may not suggest any trouble *
but it is often the fore-runner
of very serious-lung-disease.
Gray's Syrup of Red Spruce Gum
soothes arid heals the irritated membrane . and the
cough passes away. Gray's
Syrup of Red Spruce Gum
is a carefully compounded
preparation and is a specific
remedy for allthroatandlung
affections... 25 cents a bottle.
One bottle   will   demonstrate its virtue.   ":
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I ���    Copyright, , _
Richardson     A.
,    "Tes'm, I saw it with my' own eyes."
��� "Do tell!"    .,.."���      . .   ���   ,
"Who'd 'a' thought.it?" ,'
'"'Are you sure be kissed her? ' P'raps *
he was gust picking a leaf or something
out of her hair." ���-  -
_ "Well,' Mrs.  Demming,  you needn't
tliiiik that'just 'because I ain't been
married no man ever kissed ine.   I've
had as maiiy beaus in my day,as ever
''you had!".     *
r '   ,'   i
. "Dear me, Miss Laviny, I didn't
r moan anything , personal! Only it's
quite a step from, your porch to Mi's.
Burkett's, and I thought"���
" "I wasn't on my porch!"'answered
Miss' Lavina ' shortly. "I was right
close to, the hedge, picking wine currants."       ���    "���*���',      ,  r   , -
The last phrase was spoken .apologetically, as it prompted by latent'shame
at thus spying on a neighbor. ��� j   f   ^r
1   "Oh, I don't know but it's your, duty,
"Laviny, to keep your eye open - when
there's' such" doings' ih the heart of a
respectable'community like ourn," was
the unctuous reply of Mrs. 'Smithers.   .
"Well;.that, ain',t, all" I've  seen,' ei-
w- tber," announced ��� Miss i Lavinia,' rising
r to, this skillfully'rbaited** hook.^ \"You'
1 know'1 Cousin  Sallie 'left' her  theater
- "glasses rbehind, and they're a heap of
^'help.,'  L'can stand in my .second story,
front with .them and see straight into
''    her jparlor."   s.,-   *.   .   ,    s   ,       -.T    ���
q   ���   A' girlish figure, bending over a strip
V/'J* of renaissance lace in the rear of tbe
" ] shop straightened up suddenly,, and an
, exclamation * escaped her **lips.<   But the
" ��� j'1 women clustered1 round' the front door
f    "gossiped on excitedly.^ '        - , .     .,
<- *. \ "Didu't he take the^train for town
,;  '.yesterday    morning?"--  queried >���-Mrs.
'���>   /'Smithers. -r i
��� -^ " "Yes, but he came back at early dusk,
yj't with his'arms*full of white paper bun-
s - dies, and when he" got1 on the porch" he.
* ; tossed ""them heller skelter on the eet-
y\ teeand���and���hugged her!" '" ,.��� *
'  ^"Oli!",.*"-   i    .- ^      ^<V   .  '
-   .'Ain't th'atf dreadful ?'\'��� "'    : s     -,- /
**' "If anybody but, you,* Laviny Hart,
|/' > , , bad told that, jf..wouldn't believed /it Pr
te   ? -J murmured Mrs. Smithers.   *  -1>(   c
It'"may*iook out of-1"place foiva sin-
/gle,woman to say, but it does seem to
nie like a judgment on Doc'Burkett'for
going off to marry a frivolous, dot nothing .Boston widow instead of some decent, thrifty girl in his own town.   He
ain't been deadr three months, and here
is another man banging round his widow.    Perhaps he's an old sweetheart.
Everybody knows Doc was well fixed."
"Yes,  and they  do.say," interposed'
Mrs.  Demming,  "them  as was round
when he was brought home that day,
thatshe stood round like a statue\nev-
. er shedding a tear and just doing what
old Dr. Green ordered, like some machine." "'
"Perhaps she knew it wasn't no use
to, do   anything   anyhow,"   suggested
Mrs.  Marsden, who had  a retreating
chin and weak, fishy eyes.         ^
"What's that, , Becky Marsden?"
snorted Miss Lavinia, turning severely
on her insignificant neighbor. "What
do you knoAv about it?"
"Nothing," hurriedly replied Mrs.
Marsden. "Only I was reading a novel
yesterday where a woman got tired of
ly -
���*" 4''x  �� -* <*
her husband and^put something in his
coffee that didn't smell nor taste nor
anything���and he"���
"Lawzee Becky, I always know you
was light headed," snapped Miss Lavinia. Nevertheless the group of gossips turned suddenly silent and gazed
at each other, wide eyed.
"My. wouldn't it be awful if we had
a poison case here?"
The girlish figure in the rear rose
now, and a clear voice rang across the
stuffy little shop.
"You've no right to say such things.
You don't know Mrs. Burkett and uev-
, er wanted to treat hei\right, arid you're
wicked, t wicked women to 'talk about
her that way!"
Astonished silence, fell upon the women.    Then  Mrs.  Smithers'  voice,  no
longer oily and complacent, rose cut-
������ tingly."  ���.-.''.....���-.'. '.-���"��� '',.. ., .'.';���- **'���'.-
"That's-a nice way for you to speak
to your elders, Peggy Smithers, and
I'm ashamed of you. D'you mean to
call.Lavinia.Hart a liar?"
The girl: fingered her bolt of braid
nervously. / ;        -
"No, aunt; but I can't sit here and
listen to such - dreadful things about
Mrs. Burkett I've worked for her, and
I know she's a lady through and
through, and she's not-doing anything
wrong.   There's a reason"���   '
"Well, Miss Peggy, seeing as you're
the only one in'this party that has a
visiting acquaintance with Mrs. Bur-
.kett. you, might just walk up there and
see-who that man is."
"Oh. aunt, I can't! I couldn't ask
such a question!"
��� "You don't need to ask.   Worm it out
while you're there.    You can take up
chat new set of points you've made.
Perhaps Mrs. Burkett might like to
wear 'them with her widow's black."
The last words came spitefully.
The girl-stood in a pleading attitude.
v "This is a nice way to treat your old
aunt that's given you bed and board
for ten years now. , Nowi you stop sniveling and trot along." '.
Poor ' Peggy! ���   Before   those   words
"bed and board" she never hesitated.
They .formed the spiritual lash which
her aunt swung with unmerciful hand!
The girl never stopped to reckon the'
mittens she knit for theshop. the lace
she "made or the interminable days .of
One sewing as a rc'coinpeiise  for the
obnoxious "bed. and board."    ���     .       ,
Drearily she" lifted her simple eailor
hat from the shelf beneath the" counter
and started'on'her hateful errand.
'' The great trees arched protcctingly
over, her head,^ the wild strawberries
bloomed   at  h'er < feet,'' aud l from   the
woodlands.came the calls of her fav.orv
,(ite birds. But her eyes wore heavy
with unshed tears. Was it not bad
enough to listen day after day to' the
gossip, that: emanated from her aunt's
shop without being forced into a partnership with the gossipcrs? , ��f
< Languidly and tremblingly ' she
mounted the''broad steps - leading to
Widow Burkett's porch. That much
discussed lady 'met -her at the  door.
,ner quick'glance delected 'the misery
in Peggy's" face. '      (
v '"Come -in, child. "You look utterly
worn out," ,she remarked, ushering
Peggy into the dim,"cool parlor.- "What
/have you there? Oh/ such lovely lace
collars! *I musithave one of them.  But
,I'm afraid this sort-*of work is pulling
-you down.- .You're looking-badly, Peggy-", ' ' ���'* :
���  The   girl   flushed  guillilj^,   and' her
tongue clung'to the roof'of'her mouth.
Mrs! Burkett studied her curiously.",
,   "It'is a long "walk from" the yillage,'
' and as soon as Ned cpmcsjn we'll have
some   lemonade.  , Her makes, famous
' lemonade."- ':   '   ,      <>'''-'  ]      ' -  '
. Ned! T,hat must be the awful-man.-
Ancl she called him by .his first name
with such a pi-bud light in her eyes.
A brisk step sounded in, the entry, the
knob rattled,; and Teggy turned dizzy
and faint. ( ^
"Ned, dear, this is'little Peggy Smith-
' ers, who, made that lovely lace for me.
,'Peggy, this'is"��� , .'  t" ,
Peggy ( had risen' mechanically,  and
as   she .caught, the   next .;words- she
; raised tier-eyes,-swimming- with tears,
to' Mrs. Burkett's astonished gaze. * Delicious little chills were, chasing^ up
and down her hot spine. -] 'Oh, if only
she might,'rush from,,the/bouse, down
;the shady street'to the shop. 'But no;
that man stood between her-and1 the
..door. * -'" _.,'/r' <��� ;��. , -,/������ ���>'���''< ,*
, -'P.eggy^had never seen -just _such -a
man before. He s(ood so very tall and
straight, laughed in such friendly fashion with his eyes and helped her to
tiny cakes,and a drink, all cool, sweet
and sour, with the air of Prince'Charm-
ing of fairy book fame. From somewhere���far,  far -away���came tho: trill
.of a riotously ' happy bird. * Peggy
raised her "eyes once'more to Mrs. Burkett's face, aud-lhis time there were
no tears. ***
"Why, you're looking better already,
Peggy. And now, if you won't have
any more" cake or lemonade, I shall
carry you off to my room.   I want you
to see the .beautiful silks and embroideries  Mr.  Lameroux has brought me
from Japan aud China."
*        *        *        ���      i *        *        *
The go-isips at Mrs.' Smithers' shop
were becoming restless wheu Peggy
came back. The girl fairly shivered
with suppressed excitement, and her
hand trembled as she stuck the hatpin
through her sailor.
The widow laughed softly.
"She'd pimply ruin me. Ned. The
child adores nie."
, "ll don't believe you could be ruined,
and think what it would mean for that
t-hild to be taken away from those \:1-
ingp harpies. ^ The life must be torture
lo her sensitive uature."
'���It may cost something to get rid of
lhe aunt: but, then, 1 believe Peggy's
worth saving." <
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By Waiter H. Farleigh
CopyriQht, 1901, by A.. 8. Richardson
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The Water Cloclc. /
The.earliest application of the clepsydra principle to produce motion was by <
Tsiang nuug, A. D. 12(5. who made an j
Vorrery" representing the apparent mo- j
tion of the^lieavenly bodies around lho j
earth, which was kept going by drop- ;
ping water.,
In the sixth century of. the Christian
enujiu instrument was iu use in China
which indicated the course of time by
the weight'- of water as it gradually
came from the beak of a bird and was
received in a vessel on a balance,.every
pound representing a ouc-hundreclth
part of the day of twenty-four hours.
About tin's time mercury began to be
employed in clepsydras', instead of 'water. " < '       ,       r'
<      < Tlie  Driver  Knew Him.
It'is related of the late "Bret Harte
that he was once traveling through -a
mountainous region by coach.  His seat
was ,next to  the' driver's,  and it oc-'
curred to him to entertain that' functionary-and .iincidentally   his , fellow
passengers 'by  narrating-a   series  of
hair raising episodes in the coaching
history��� of tbe wild west.    '     ���        ,>
��� With mischievous, ingenuity  he calculated, each tale so- cleverly that its
bloodcurdling climax was reached a't
a, particularly bad'bit of road,'  thus
* forcing' present' peril' to "heighten  the
���effect of imagined adventure.   ,At first
the adventures were not imagncd; they
were  true  stories,   but   the   widening
�� eyes and breathless interest of .his audience .was too great a temptation,' and
he. Won> began to' improvise his own,
fictitious  hero,  Yuba  Bill,   and  other
wondrous1 whip's of equal power were'
���pressed   into   service;   Indiausv "landslides,   .holdups,     blizzards,     broken
bridges, forest"fires and,runaways were
sprinkled in  to taste,  and  the  result
was a marvelous conglomerate of dime
novel, epic, racing annals and local history. . , f,   \      i        ,   /-   *
Even the slowly stirred perceptions
of the touring Briton at* length recognized that this was no -common story
teller,  and -when   Mr.' Harte  left' the'
coach speculation ran rife among those
'who remained. JSThe driver, let-thcin 'all
have their..guess, and then, turning on
:eh'1o confront liis load,, he^'tri-'
The English governmem���had been
appealed to by Russia to make England too hot to hold the nihilists '.who
were hatching plots against the life < of
the czar, and Detective Frazer had
been employed to take the" preliminary
steps. He was to locate the "center"
and'spot tho individuals^comprising it,,
and when all'was ready^he^ would call
il'or assistance and draw a full net.
Frazer was the right man in the right
place. He was a human bloodhound
by instinct. He was without mercy
or pity for a .criminal.   He-was anibi-
f tious,' zealous and untiring. If any
public officer in London could locate
the   bloodthirsty   theorists   who  were
, causing the czar so much anxiety, it
was Frazer. ''He was a man of wonderful intuition, and he was trained int
tho art of running down shadows till
he found them, flesh and blood.
The' government did not  let it  be'-
1 come publicly known that it- was making a move -against the''refugee conspirators, - and Frazer took  care that
-no one should know of his'mission.  He
;went on a'still hunt for three months,'
and .during that time he covered every
district in London and became familiar with-every suburb.   Luck and intuition guided him aright.   One night.
''he-called in the aid of the police and
made,a,descent,.on a house,  bagging
his per
umphantly decided the matter: " " i'
. '"��� 'E may think 'e'S'lniveliug.hihcog,
but 'e ain't! Kknows 'im, I do! ' 'E
don't look much like Ms picture, but 'e
cawn't be nobody' else. 'E's Buffalo
Bill, gentlemen, that's 'o "e is!"
"Well, ain't you never,
speak?" snapped her aunt,
you hear anything?"
"Yes, I heard lots, aunt," answered
the girl, trying hard,, tb keep the exultation from ringing in her voice. The
women leaned forward eagerly.'
"His   name   is   Mr.   Edward1 Lameroux''���
"Hoity-toity," sniffed Miss Lavinia.
"Just like a novel," murmured Mrs.
"And he's just home from China and
Japan, and he's going to stay, a year
this time, and he's brought her the
most beautiful silks you e-\or saw, and
I'm going there to sew on 'cm for a
whole week.' aud, she gave me the
queerest candy. It came from China,
too, and it burns your mouth, but it's
"Lawzee, Peggy, why don't you get
down to facts?" ejaculated Miss Lavinia.    "Is he going, to marry her?"
"No!"   exclaimed. Peggy   in   a  final
burst  of triumph..   "He  can't.     He's
her twin brother, and he's in the navy,
and he's been.gone five years���and"���:'
Mrs. Demming rose abruptly, saying:
"I  declare  I   forgot  that 'batch   of
bread.    Like as not it's all over my
.clean floor."
Miss Lavinia, looking decidedly aggrieved,, departed in silence. One by
one her visitors left, and Mrs. Smithers
stood alone absently dusting and re-
dusting her tiny showcase.
And in Mrs. Burkett's cool parlor the*
widow was saying: .       ���
"I do feel so sorry for Peggy, Ned,
dear, that I believe I'll ask her aunt to
let me take her to Boston when we go
back. She is so handy with her needle.
I know I could get her lots of work."
"Well, if she's so handy, why don't
you have her for your maid?"
1 Too   L.OIIR-.
An old lady of"his flock once called
upon Dr. Gill with a grievance. The
doctor's neckbands were too long lor
her ideas of ministerial humility, and
after a long harangue on the sin of
pride she intimated that she had
brought a pair of scissors with - her
and would be pleased if her dear pastor would permit her to cut them down
to her notions of propriety.
The doctor not only listened patiently, but handed over the offeudiug white
bands to be opera (ed .upon. When she
had cut them to her satisfaction'and
returned the bibs, It was the doctor's
turn. - -
"Now," said'he, "you must do me a
good turn also."' J y \
"Yes, that I will, doctor. What can
it be?"
"Well, you have something about
you which is a deal too long and which
causes me no end of trouble, and I
should like to see it shorter."
"Indeed," dear sir,'I will not hesitate.
What is it? Here are the scissors.
Use them as you please."
"Come, then," said the sturdy-divine,'
"good sister, put out your tongue."���
London Telegraph.
Aa   E��ullen��  Chain.
Weary���Ah, ma'am, I've had a checkered career.   A'checker���.
.Mrs. Nitt���Well, it's your move.���
New York Journal.     -
fhui'M   WJsal   Girls   Jleli��-lit   to Hear.
She���Which is the longest ilny in tho
Tic���The one when I don't see you.���
RomervilJe Journal.
KcPi>   OiKrEye  Down.
To keep one's eyes-upon the star3
Arid-strive for heaven is sweet,
v   But not at  risk'of tumbling in
The mudhols al your feet.
' eight of the men he wanted.    The .papers did not call them nihilists,  but
counterfeiters, for the papers,were not
told of the bombs,, infernal machines
and   treasonable ^ literature, captured
with them, yy,   ���     " ��� -i-*-���"-"
There were ten nihilists in"the group,
,' and Frazer had secured but eight of
* them.   ' The  eight  were> given ' up  to
Russia1 to become Siberian exiles, but
the   other ,two   were   left   behind   to(
avenge them.    That they would-seek
^his  death   Frazer  fully  realized  and
prepared himself' for the struggle.   JLt
they had to do with a crafty, 'aggressive man?who knew^no fear,, he had to
do with two cunning, 'vindictive men
who had sworn to take' his life and
would dare everything -to accomplish
their object*    Their " identity .was  un-I
known to him,'*as^ they had' been' but
. of the country whilo he was working
-up��,his'case,\wb.He''it ,wasvmore than
probable that they knew him by-sight.
They' also had the--advantage* of "having friends among the criminal classes
who would aid them in various ways.
Having concluded his labors for the
English government, the English government wanted nothing more of Detective Frazer.   Were it known that he
had received orders from the cabinet
there was no telling what public building might be blown up in-re'venge.   An
infernal machine in the house of parliament or a bomb thrown through a
window   of   Somerset   House   would
awaken all England, in an hour, and
questions might be asked that the government would find it embarrassing to
While England and Russia have long
been on the most friendly terms, there
are plenty of .Englishmen, and many
of them people of influence, who sympathize withjthe .struggle for freedom
in Russia and argue that the czar's obstinacy has driven his! subjects to
adopt extreme measures. The government would have been glad to hear
that Frazer was going off to Australia
or America for a long vacation, and it
so hinted, but he refused lo go. He
knew he had been marked down by the
two nihilists, and pride prevented him
from running away. While they hunted for him he would hunt for them. It
should be a battle to the death.
He made an immediate move, and
perhaps it was with a feeling of exultation that he discovered that the
enemy was ju'st as prompt. He was
in a low dancehouso in disguise when
the point of a knife thrust at his heart
was buried in the momorandum book
in his pocket, and the would be assassin got away. Frazer was not injured,
but his nerves were a bit shaken. In
leaving the street behind him a brick,
dropped from a third story window,
missed his head by an inch. The next
day he called other officers to his aid
an(l raided a house of doubtful character, but of all the persons pulled in
none was detained beyond a day.
From that day on, for months and
months, Frazer was hunting over London. He was never Frazer as his comrades, knew him. He had a dozen different disguises, and if he was a "toft"
one day he was a costermonger the
next. Here and there he picked up a
clew ��� until it came to pass * that he
knew the lodgings .of his foes and
would have recognized their faces on
the street. Then they suddenly disappeared, and within a week^hey had
taken a leaf out of his book and adopted disguises. A seeming mendicant accosted him one day and sought to stab
him in the back. As he walked the
streets one night a bullet whizzed by
his head. A box was loft at his lodgings which proved to be an infernal
machine, and in the crowd'at the en
trance of a  theater an  attempt was
made to assassinate him.
It was a game of life and deaths
well played, but though the detective-
realized ' that the odds were against
him he would not give up. He shifted .',
liis lodgings, had the press announce-
that he had left England and went into- >'
��� the slums as an evangelist.^ After two
weeks he spotted 6ne of his men, but      >
before he could make a move he was ' -
assaulted and laid up for a fortnights ,
' He was traced to  his  new lodgings,/
and a bomb was used to blowi out the*
front of the house. ' ^
He was determined to give the nihil- '     >'
lsts no rest until he had tnem in Uinuo,..
'and on the other hand a' now "center""   '    > _
appeared and solemn oaths were "taken:.'   ?K
to run Frazer,, to his death1 before carrying out any  other work.    He ' was-
warned by anonymous letters of what
was being done and what was inevita-   *
ble unless he drew off, but each < hew-
development only made him tho more>    ���'
determined.   He felt now that it was1 a "
losing game on his side, but he .wouldL - <
continue to play it to the end. ��      f ',<,
In  four months  Frazer  shifted' hfs*'  \ *
lodgings seven times. During the'saine
time he shot and wounded two menv
who had sought" to corner'him. and he     '    ,
arrested, eight or ten suspicious characters.    A man who had-entered'hia 0
lodgings at midnight was almost .killed      x   ,
by a blow from a club, .'andi another^
who was surprised in the act of throw-    , :t
ing a bomb through ,the window, was*       (
-flung into",the gutter and had his leg:    ^
^broken.    At his last shift, of lodgings %
Frazer moved clear across'London and        '/ ,
assumed the disguise of a' tramp." For-  "   t-\
a week he heard nothing from his foes,r  f
but it they had dropped -him lie had"" ���      j
not.done with them.    He had subordi-' '"""x.    .
"nates who were picking up threads1 for v*  >\
^him as he. rested.    Ono /afternoon, as-/'\.Jl(��� ~
he sat in a small park.after having 'So-    "';
licited alms in his ^disguise,* a1 middle*- / -   "\
aged man of the dress' and'bearing bf0 '<
a clergyman turned in Ifrom the street,-  ���.   '-
and sat down beside him.-  At first the-  ',
detective rose up in'an excited-way. ast.'"J{- "-~
if to flee; then he sat downtand seemed-   < t *-'
perfectly-helpless. His face grew pale,'.     < >**,
'-his-eyes dilated, and,-thought-he made   ���,*���.-
an .effort to speak, his> words stuck in     ( ' r,**
his throat.      '''-������,.        , |\      , -   { ? .
All this wjjs witnessed^by^two other <
strollers; in the vicinity.'    A; riursegirl*\
who! was  wheeling   a   child% up   and- .,/'..- *:
down the walk said that his lips were-'' ' - j. '
'blue and his chin quivering.' Sho heard ,,    '     '
,th'e supposed clergyman address" him?   -    "_?
several'times, > but there-was'no,>an-    . *
swer. .The.sun was^shining,^the^peo-,     \-f .
plevabbut him r were''laughing, and'" it *(*r ?
was a summer's'day,'.'but.the disguised",_.-*" -""v..
detective ^shook -<and '��� shuddered./ ."-'It "' "v j ^
could only be1 said "afterward that"the y\    *,
chill of "death !was upon him andUhat'     " ,<,'
his nervous system.had"been 'suddenly"''%l S'-
upset by the'unexpected appearance of " '    /'
one of his foes.1               ,-       . * c"       <. ' >
*    By and by the clergyman went away,
and left Frazer silting ""there bolt up-,"
right/ his hands clasped and his eyes'   '
staring into vacancy. , It was ten minutes before a   policeman  came along:
and had his attention attracted by the
pallor of the man's face.    He laid his
hand   on   the   tramp's   shoulder   and
asked'him if he were 111, and the body, ,
toppled  over sideways on the bench. '
The disguised Frazer had been stabbed to the heart by a small dagger In- ���,
the hands of the clergyman, and the
man who had been marked down,had
been removed at last. What was called-
"the  park  mystery"   created   a ��� good'    '
deal of talk and wonder, and it was.
announced that the best talent of Scotland Yard had been put on tho case. >
No arrests were ever made,  however,
and to this day it is-a ni3rstery to the
English public why the murder should
have been committed.         ��� *-'
SpoittinJ'M   Decorations. ,
Caspa*o' Spontini, the composer, re*
garded himself in the light of a demigod, and wheu inspirations crowded
upon him he donned a wide, togalike
gown of while silk with a. border of
gold and a fez of white silk embroidered in gold, from which a heavy tassel
hung down. With great digjiity he sat;
down before his desk, and if a grain
of dust was visible on the paper on
which he penned his music he rang
the bell impatiently for his servant to
remove the obstacle. Spontini owned
so many medals and decorations that
they could no longer be accommodated
on his breast. At a grand musical reunion at Halle an old musician re-.,
marked to a comrade. "See how many
decorations Spontini has, while .Mozart
has not one." Spontini. who overheard
it, .replied quickly. "Mozart, my dear
friend, does not need them."
One   Word,
"Oh. dearest, just one word!" he pleaded.
But not a. single one was.needed,'
So warm   her. blush, so swift'her-smiled
So radiant her look, the while
Her soft head sank upon-his/shoulder. . .,
Away!   They want no g-rave beholder.
These two, for at his shy'caress
The darling girl has whispered, "Yes!"
���Margaret E. Sangster in Everywhere.
Still   Another.
"Little drops of water, '         jl
Little grains of malt, ���    ������'
Makefile mighty fortu'no : .-,:;'
In the brewer's vault. '**'
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The chauffeur chaufs av.-ay,'
His hapless victims fall.
But the chauffeur as he chaufs
Has ceased to kill them all.
A sudden shock, a kick,
��� "Likewise a merry twist,
And the football victim's nam��
Is added to the list.
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" 6.41  ..���������Ar.--7.03  WELIilKGTON  TO  VICTORIA".  No.  No. 1���������Daily. No. 3���������Sunday  A.M. ���������'���������''. -  - A.M.    .  De.   8.00 Wellington De. 3 00  "    820.... Nanaimo    "'  3.15  " 10 02 ...Duncan's. ......"    5.00  " 10.42........Koenig's   "    5.36  "11.38.. ..Coldstream., "    6 32  Ar 12.00.  .Victoria........Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents: per mile.  Special trains and steamers for F.xcur-  sions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, Steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from   and  to  all Stations, good Saturday and Sunday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  The Municipal Council of,the CorpoT-^  ation of'the City1 of Cumberland,"  enacts as follows :���������  ./- ���������       , *  ������ I., At such'place or places as shall be de-w  eignated by. the Council,from time to time a "  Cicv,Pound,may be established aud shall be  maintained as such  by the  Corporation  of  the City of Cumberland. * --     * '  >  2. The'^CoiiDcil  may from time to" time'  appoint  a  Pound-kteper at such salary or '  remuneration <iJit may decide and apprppri-  ��������� ate 'out ef the annual revenue.       ��������� " " ,\  .,    3. The City Treasurer sh.i!r furnish   the .  Pound-keeybV. with  a   book^.in .which' the  .Pound- keeper shad enter a  description iof  every aninj^l impuuuded by him,, with' the  ��������� name of the jjer.-jon wno took or sent the  same to be impounded, the day and'hour on  widen tbe animal dime into his charge as  Pound-keener,, the ,day and hour on which  the aapio way redeemed, discharged, or  otherwise dea.lt -vith or (Imposed of, the  name o������_ t.he pJiaoa and che amount  yaid by tho peisou rcdueniing '.he animal,  or, if sold, the name ot the yurcba*>er, the ,  amount that was y.-.iu for the animal, ai.d  the amount, ot the. cx^eiibc theieua, and tno  balance, it any, r������uiu.iiiiu^ nvt;r ,the above,  the penalty allmyauoi- and exyonhed, aud to  whom the eiame has been. Uc.id, flmch balance, if any, shall, prior to making tho return to the auditor, bo paid over ������0 the City  Treasurer.  4. The Pound-ktoper shall at the end of  the month make a return-to the City Clerk,  in writing, comprising the above information and any other information he or the  clerk may deem necejaarv, which return  shall, if required, be verified by statutory,  declaration of  the Pound-kseper.  " c  5. The Pound-keeper ehall pay over to the  City Treasurer all money received by him  once iu every month, or oftener, if inbtiuct-  ed so to do, and shall at all times produce  his books for the mapectiou of any member  of the Council, or the Auditor or the Treasurer, wheu requested to'ao so.  6. No horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, cow,  catde, swine, hog, aheep. goat'or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mention- '  ed) suaii be permitted to run at large or  trespass iu the city at any time, or to graze,  brouje, or feed upon auy ol the street.-!,  squares, laues, parks, alleys, or public  placos of the City, or upon any unfenced  Tots or unfenced la;id within tho city limns,  under the following penalties ayaiust tho  owners, or keeper-, or persons having charge  of the same,  viz:��������� -">  For each ox, horse, mule, ass,  bull,  cow, or other cattle.      $3 00  For each swine, hogi sheep, or goat  or other animal.        1 00  Fur each dog. :......... ...^ .   .....       0 50  7. If any of the animals mentioned in  section 0 ot this By-law (except dogs.registered aa hereinafter mentioned) are found at\  large or trespassing within the limits of the  City of Cumberland, or grazing, brouaing,  or feeding upon any of the streets, squares,  lanes, parks, alleys, or public places of the  said City, or upon any unfenced lots or laud  within-the City limits, it shall be taken by  the Pound-keeper or hia assistant aud driven, led, or carried to ttje City Pound and'  be there impounded,' and it shall be the duty  of the Pound-keeper so to impound such  animals. ? ���������  8. Any person or persons who find any of  the animals mentioned in .section 6   of   this  ,13ylaw, running at large or trespassing  within the City limits in contravention of  this By-Law may drive, iead, or carry the  animal to the aa.id Poutid, and it shall be the  duty of the Pound keeper to receive and  xrnpouud the same,' aud.pi.y for���������  Hoise, muie, bull, cow, or  , oilier cattle _.....     $2 50  Each   swukj,.   hog,    sheep,    -  oaK or other animal.. . '        50    ou  9. It shall be the duty of all officers aud  constables of  the police force  of  the said  city, whenever they see or. meet any of the ,-  anim.iIs, mentioned, vvithit: section 6 of  this <  By-Law  running  at  large - or .trespassing  within the 'city'limits'in/contravention-of ,  this By-Lw-or whenever iheirrattention' is y  directed by any person to any such animal' ,  running at Urge or trespassing as^aforesaid,',,  to immediately take charge of such' animal, ,.  ,aud drive,,lead, or^carry, or^cause the same/  to bij driven, led,, or carried to the; Pound." ���������'  "- 101 The'Pound-keeper shall ;daily.furnish  alt a'ninials1 impounded in the City Pound  with good and sufficient food, wat'pr,'shelter, and attendance aud for.so'doing shall  'demand   and    lecx-ivclrom ,th.'\'respective.  J'(  :4  * ���������*.  -1,'  Each dog.  the.foUowiug allowance over and .above/the  ���������' fees for impounding,' namely:-- '  i,.', For "each horse, Hiss, mule, .bull,'fcow or  other cattle, Sl'/oo per diiy.   -,    . '  ''  \    ,jPor each swine, hog, sheep,-or,goat, or.j.-���������       /|  other animal,  oOcts. per day.    "** ���������* ��������� *t  ' l*-"' *1'  , ' For each dog 25cts. per "day."    '   r ���������>' ,"   '"'���������*.. -,^.  ,     11. If the owner of any animal impound-  -  edi or any other pen>ou entitled   to  redeem  the same, shall appearand" claim  such  animal at any. time before the  sale, thereof, it,  shall be the dnty^of the Pound-keeper*or his  'assistant, to deliver up the same ;ou receiv-   ���������  injj the amount iri fall of the   penalty,   and    .  the allowance   and  the expenses eitaTgeable /  for each and  every ain.no.1,   and in addr.ioa,  thereto it the animal redeemed  s a dog   the  a;;nu il tax therefor.  12. When the Pound-keeper is aware  of '  the  name  and addre-.a of the owner <>f any   -  animal m.pouuded he shall, wi.hin 24 hours  of the  impounding, cause   a   letter  or post  card to be aei.fc to such owner with a notification of such impounding.       '   .      .  13 It bhall be the duty of the Pound--  ��������� keeper, or his Assistant, before making delivery of any animal so impounded, beforo  sale, or on payment of surplus money after  pale, to obtain from the.person or persons  claiming the same,, his, her or their name or  names'and residence, aud to enter the same  in a booh, together w th the date when such  animal was impounded, and the date when  tt-e same was sold or redeemed as the cise  may be.  ,  14. If bo person shall appear to claim  such animals or animal so impounded, within three days after the same may havo been  impounded, or if the perfcon claiming such  animal shall refuse or neglect to pay the  penalty and the allowance and expenses  chargeable theieon, it shall be the duty of  the Pound-keeper to give at least five days  notice of the aame thereof.  15. Such nottco shall contain a general  description of the animil or animals impounded, aud shall be posted up in some  conspicuous place at the Pound, where thi  same shall have been impounded, and also  at the City Hall.  16. If at the expiration of the time specified in tho said notice, no persnu shall appear to claim tho animal or animals therein  soeeified and referred to, or if any person  shall appear to claim the same, but sha'l refuse or neglect to pay the penalty and the  allowance, aud the expenses accrued and  charged on such "animator animals; it shall  be lawful to sell the same, and the animal  or animals shall be offered to public competition and sold to the highest bidder by tbe  Pound-keeper at the City Pound.     .        N  17. If the animal be a horse, ass, mule,  ox, bull, cow, or ofchercattle, it shall be advertised in a newspaper at leastj. three days  before 3uch sale.  18. If,- after the 3ale of auy animal as  aforesaid, the purchaser does not immediately pay the price thereof, the Pound-  keeper mav forthwith cause the animal to  be resold, aad eo continue to do until the  price is paid.  19. In case of the sale of any impounded  animal or animals, the said Poan.l-k.������^er  shall re.ain oct of the proceeds of the-sale  -lullioieDt to pay the aniouns of the penalty  'aud the allowance', and ;.li nxpsnaes chargeable by him on account of the .said animal  or animals.  . 20. No   person   or   persons  shall   break  open,   or   in   any manner  directly or   in- ���������a������AJfcaXKt^^Ki^^S**i������-iu^^AUflJ^t-w.������ei*.  < I  (t  THE   CUMBERLAND ��������� NEWS  r s  Issued Every Wednesday."  W.'B.' ANDERSON,  i  v  BDITOft  i  t  The columns of The News are opert to all  who wish to expressitherein view&  o     naafc-  teri of public interest. ,     ,      '  i "��������� .<  While we do not hold ourselves  re.r-onsi-  ble for the utterances of correspondents, we  reserve   the r'ghfc   of   declining   to  insert  onimunications unnecessarily personal.  . WEDNESDAY; FEBY.   4, 1903.  i\ ��������� ,<.  directly  aid' or assist    in   breaking   open  <  the   Pound,    or   shall , take   or . let   any  animal  or  animals  thereout,   without   the  ' consent   oi    the -Pound-keeper. ���������    . Each  -     and every person who'shall hinder, delay or  obstruct   any person or persons engaged in  driving, leading, or carry irier'to  the  Pound  any animal or animals liable to 1>������ impound-  ������   ed under the provisions of this By law shall,  for each and every offence,  be liable  to  the  x, penalty hereinafter mentioned. - ,   ���������.   f  21. If any dog impounded as aforesaid is.'  ���������not rede-Miied within seven days  after  such  ": impound'-v it shall be lawful for thoPonod  ', keeper to' kill it iu some merciful, manner. ���������  f'~    22. Evc-y, person  who  pay's  the 'annual  -lax,for a dog as mentioned in   the Revenue,  - By-law, shall thereupon be entitled to have1'  r,such *clocf registered," numbered,^and describ-  '    ed in.a book to be kept for  this purpose ati.  ���������~\   the office of'the City Treasurer,   and to re-  '' "Otir fee returned" if we fail.    Any one sending sketch and description of  ' any invention -will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability: of same.    "How to obtain'a patent" sent upon request.    Patents  secured through, us'advertised for sale at our.expense.  " , ' Patents taken out through us,.receive special notices without 'charge'', in  ' Tub-Patent Record^ an illustrated and widely circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers andc* Investors. ' ^ , -   ,  - Send for sample copy FIRE So    Address,  V '   V8GTQS3* J.' 'EVJAN3 A' GO*     ., ��������� *   \  (Patent Attorneys,)'.  JAS. A. CARTHEW'S  <  Livery Stable  I        \, I .  , Teamster and , Draymen, ;  Single -and ' Double rigb - :  for Hire. -All/Orders J  Promptly   Attended   to.    ;  Third St., Cumberland, B.C5.  OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOUOC  /  IV  y' *-  k *- *���������  %- *;  i.  shall be found ,at large within" the <Muoici-  'w'< ** ,pality at^any time without'.su'ch.a :badge   or  ���������)*.'���������,. ir } -- t������g as aforesaid sucli dog shall be deemed to  '      ;l  ',_ v   beat large'within the'meaoiug of Clause 6'  , ---of this-By-law.--       '    <   ,-/,.<���������   -      ^   \ "������*>��������� <*  y: ii *-' 23  'In.the event of a. dog being impound *  -"* '    O"' and the owner proving to the sati^tacti' n  i   tof ih-* Peiihd-keeper "or  the Cicy Tieabure-/  - " that the annual tax hiid'been paid   and   tile  metal badge or tag-had been removed before  ���������   "thc'jm^ounding of the dog, ifc">hAil'be. law-s  , u ful -'or tthe Pound-keeper to release s>uoh dog  ',fi'om the-Pound at once and enter  "she  par-^  T   tic'i-'ar-ifin his book'. , *- - . ���������  *,   '    ."       ', a. ' ������- ;      -    '  '  "- 24..,It  shall, he lawful���������for_-the  Pound-  '        keeper,' or, his assistant,, or other persons as',  aforesaid, to impound   any dog   running   at  lar.'.e m the City'and not, .'wearing ' a  met.-d*  bad'^e   or   tag  in  accordance 'with the last  '  ,'- preceding section of this By-law. !*���������'   /'.        '',  i . ^ *-^     rt    v -   / ...  y" -     23./No person shall keep  or- barhor  any  dog or <>th r. animal   winch   hahitua'-jy dis-,  f)),'f    '- ,~~t turbs the quiet "of any per .on j 'or f������ny dog or  Wy    ',    .-'- other animal "whieh'eiKlangi rs>"the'-safety of'  |k.|.----/    '"    any pt.r-.on by-biting or other .vise. ? ** -  v6~i 'l      * '^ *2'i 'No"*horse or horses t,a ill he left untied  f";''i   -."^ within the city limits, unless under the con- ,  t'ir>*   "?' \    .trol,.������if iihe owner or person in charge"."  m!> -* r-. i . , '(  v. >*.,' x     x.    ......  m  !      >        4 / *    *    n     A   "��������� .   L ��������� -*   '/*        "  ~ ' .    ������  w{d'.   ���������.,        ' 27.^'E".'ery.per8on copvj ���������ted/jf an." infrac-  *-"-''  ���������' ���������-,",-. tinu of-any* provision'of-this  By-lav/ -shall'  ��������� '""forfeit"ana'pay therefore "a-1 penalty not~ ex-1"  ''' ceeding fifty dollars.     J ,    "       ''  " I" f "x. ������  2S. ^A dog shall bo deemed to bo at large  within the meaning of the provisions of this  '-* -By-law'when not accompanied by or under  '   the control'of the owner or person in charge '  29 This By-law'm-iy be cited ������^s the City  Poo i id By-Jaw, 1902, to come intoeifxCC  the 1st day of March, 1903.  Read for the first iime"20:h day of October, 1'902. _   ',  1. -id for the second,time the  6tlx day of  '   u     November,  1902. v  Ki ad the third time tne  8th  dayof-De-  >  ���������    ceaiber,   1902.       -. I  "   ;,Re considered and fiirdlv passed tho 30th  , day of December,  1902.  -     ;        x      '    . WESLEY WILLARD,  Mayou.  L. W. NUNNS,      '  City Clerk.  tmsataaammuanMLM  mata  '���������'    It ,  OF EVERY.1 CLASS AND  DESCRIPTION  : At : LOWEST    R AT E.S.  I-  )-  'i'  .?  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French Polishing. i  Apply- -.,  NEWS OFFICE. m-  -������,  I*.  i <  i  There was a flutter of expectancy as  ��������� the minister's daughter came iuto the  little back; meeting room off the main  floor of the church whcre\'the members  of the committee, the majority of them  young,and pretty, all stood talking at  one*-*;.        ' :  . ' Something was going on. .In through  the half open "door could be heard a  buzz of people, and an expert in such  matters, if he had passed by and even  had casually looked within,' would have  known that a church fair was in progress. '  - It was indeed the annual church fair  held under the auspices of the Young  '.r' (Women's guild, and this year the min-  . Ister's daughter was in , charge of the  proceedings.    Her father, away on his  vacation, had called her into his study  before his departure and appealed to  her ,veryr strongly, to . "do her share."  'ft-nd so she Had suddenly announced her  ^determination to take' an active part,"  ���������much to'the surprise of every one, as  ' up,,to the present time she had been  ��������� more interested in playing golf than in  spiritual  matters_and had , even , been  called a "regular"tornboy" by certain  recalcitrant, beings   in   old   fashioned  bonnets.      <     '       i ������       s ,  ��������� ' - "She will tnake a failure of it," ari-  ; , nounced Mrs. Mintby, the .official critic  of the minister's,family. "That girl is  too harebrained, and,- besides,!, what  does she know about such, matters?  She wouldn't be seen in church half the  .time if common decency .didn't make  her go." ^ *      i  ,   "That's so," assented 'Mrs. Dickster.  ���������"All she cares about are the men and  Y    outdoor sports-anyhow."  _ And now,  when' the  fair  was  half  over, it began to seem as if these predictions   were   to 'be   fulfilled.    The  , booths combined had taken in barely  '$50, and to send those poor  children  "away for this summer���������for the "minister's daughter, with a fine scbrnof for-  ��������� eign missions, had'insistcd .that charity shouldrbegin at home���������seemed a des-  ., perate, chance, and at this particular  -    moment it seemed as if nothing,short  of a miracle Avould swell the receipts  fer, the next two hours. <  The minister's  daughter  stepped to  ' i, the table'where the chairman usually  ' ��������� presided.   There was a sudden hush.  She looked over her auditors a moment  iwith a calm, penetrating gaze.  "Girls," she' said, "wo have got to be  kissed!"       ��������� -  A chorus of "Oh's" and feminine  screams and protests was her answer.  "There is no help for it," she continued. "Wo must raise a lot of money  before this night is over. Now, my  plan is this: We will all stand up and  bo kissed at auction, one at a lime, to  the highest bidder. Now, girls, don't  go back on me. Remember," it's in - a  good cause. How many can 1 count  on?".  There was a pause; a hand was  raised, another, and then another.  In ten minutes more eight exceeding*-  ���������ly pretty girls, headed by one who was  prettier than all of them, tiled into the  main room and grouped .themselves  about a chair. One of them stood up  in the chair, to which this legend, was  ��������� attached:  THIS  YOUNG LADY WILL. EE  KISSED  AT  AUCTION.  HOW MUCH  WILL  YOU  GIVE?  It would probably be difficult, not to  say impossible, to explain why this  startling and sensational news should  spread so rapidly through a whole parish. But that such Avas the case1 is a  stern fact. Young men idling away  their time at the club knew it iu fifteen  minutes and started in a body for the  scene of the auction. Other young men  .-who had not been to church for years  ��������� hurried from their telephones into their  best clothes with all the haste demanded of the volunteer fire department. It  spread even as far as Mike.Dady's gambling establishment and caused that  astute individual to prick up his ears  ;in an unusual .degree'for one inured to  that sort of stoicism that the roulette  table fosters. And so there was a kissing game going on at the church, led  by-the minister's . daughter herself.  Here was a fine chance to get even.  Mike had had to close up his place once  -for'several weeks because of a scathing  sermon preached by this same clergy-  ..mau, and the remembrance of it still  rankled.  "Here, boy," he said to a tall, fresh'  looking youth of seventeen, handing  him a roll of bills, "you go over to the  church fair, and if the sky pilot's  daughter is going to be paid for a sweet  kiss, push up in front and bid up. Don't  let any one else get it, to the limit of  your wad���������understand? I'll be there in  time."  The boy, fresh and fair and innfcoent  looking���������as the run of boys in "gilded  hells" are apt to be���������was off in a trice,  and m ten minutes more had added his ! once."-  individual unit to the circle around the !  main'center of osculatory interest.        j  It is "highly probable that if such a '  really scandalous proceeding as" this  auction had been premeditated and advertised'beforehand it would have been  .promptly squashed by the pillars of the  church, but the suddenness of it took  the critics off their feet, and it was well  in hand and "going on" beforo any one  had time to take breath.  The minister's daughter was the auctioneer.   A bamboo cane with a strip  ,of red bunting on it was her wand of  porvif*4    Tall  and  starelv and "beauti-  rul, her eyes hashing with the'fun, she  'stood by the chair and waved her flag.  "Now, ladies and gentlemen," she  cried, "here is Miss Kitty Jones. How  much am I offered for a sweet kiss?  What!. Only two dollars? For shame!  Do you appreciate what you are getting? Five, did you say? Now make it  six. Six it is. Seven from lhe gentleman on the right. Seven, seven, seven  ���������eight, eight���������will some one make it  nine? That's" right. You'll never regret it. Nine, nine.' Now ten. That's  better. Ten it is. Come, gentlemen,  'bid'up." ' '   .  The excitement ran high. Deacon  Bradbury Si napkins, forgetting what  fate awaited' him,! at home, bid $10  oia Susie Perkins, .whom his, good-  wife had once designated as "sassy."  Rudd Castleto'n, the best golf player in  "But do you think he stayed there?"  "Well, I did hear that they' tried to  put him out."  ''And they did not succeed?"  "No.    According to  la.est  accounts,  they had not succeeded.",-  "Why. how was "thai?"' -   '  "Well, sonny, it .was this way: They  couldn't find a lawyer in, the place to  draw up the papers!"���������N"ew York  Tribune. ' ' ,  town, was, a gi-eat help1 ia "bidding  up," and so1 also wero Jack Clubberly  and Billy Sparks.        " (  The ninth and last girl was none other othan tho minister's daughter herself. On the table by her side, lay aJ  collection box holding over $200, the  proceeds of this unusual traffic. ' Perhaps the consciousness' that sho had  succeeded,,that th'ose poor, little "tots"  would';get their outing', was enough to"  make her oblivious of herself.    's  At'any rate she was calm and beautifully "collected as she stepped on the  chair, disdaining the helping hand that  a spectator held outrto her.  ' "Ladies and gentlemen,'" she said,  "with your kind permission 1 will be  my own1-auctioneer, and .1 ^wiil spare  you the usual compliments. I am here  to raise all'the money I can for the  poor children; and I am selling a kiss  to the highest bidder. How much am  I offered,?" - '     .  "Twcnty-fiv.e dollars." ���������.   *  " "The first bid, ladies and gentlemen,  is $25.  Will you make it thirty 1 r Thirty* it is,  thirty,  thirty���������thirty-five.   Is  thirty-five the highest bid?" . ������  The tall innocent youth now'stepp'ed  to the front. ,It is but justice to. the  boys from the'club to say'they did not  recognize him. !        ' ^  "I'll make it forty," he said.  '  The auctioneer was unmoved.      <-  "I am offered $40,''' she said. "Gentlemen, bid up. Forty, forty, forty,  going at forty���������going, .going.' gone.  Y'oung man, the kiss is yours at $40."  '��������� There was a slight pause, a flutter of  interest. This nice looking, gentlemanly appearing boy, with $40 to bid for a  single kiss, who was he? At any rate it  didn't matter much. - He was only a  boy. x  "What a relief," whispered one of  the committee, "to think her reputation  has been saved by a young thing like  that! Why, it doesn't mean anything to  be kissed by him. An act of Providence, 1 verily believe!"  Almost as if in reply the boy turned  half around as the figure of Mike Dady l  slowly forced its way through the circle.  "I was bidding for some one else,"'  said the boy, holding out the nioncj-.  "Yes." said Mike,'his cool, insolent  eyes sweeping the crowd. "He was  bidding for me. He was my���������what do  you call it?���������proxy. ' I'll take the kiss, if  you please."  A dead silence���������an awful pause.  For the first time that evening a flush  spread over the face of the minister's  daughter, a flush that made its way  from her firmly rounded throat up over  her cheeks to the line of fair hair on  her forehead.  She looked around the crowd almost  appealingly. Was there no one to help  her in this-dilemma? Suddenly her eye  lighted on a figure that stood half concealed from view���������a short, squat figure  ���������and there came to her voice a ring of  triumph.  "You shall be paid," she said. "The  money, please."  It was handed to her, and she put  the bills in a box.  Then she turned to the figure she  had seen���������the old family colored cook,  black a.s the ace of spades, who had  come to witness "do proceedin's."  "Gome here, mammy," she whispered,  and, drawing her close and putting her  arms around her, she kissed the black  face a resounding smack. ��������� ���������.,'_ .  Then she turned to the gambler. ,  "And here;" she said, "is my proxy.  Take your pay, sir!"���������Tom Massoii in  Brandur Magazine.  An "RRlcIiHo'Trlcls:.  The short, chunky, wooden looking.  Eskimo men wheedle silver out of the  populace by playing a game requiring  considerable skill. This consists in  lifting a donated nickel or dime out of  the ground by the crack* ot'a whip.  The whips these chaps use'are*like an  ordinary bull goad, with a number of  leather lashes added to.the total length,  of twenty-four feet. They shoot these  long lashes- along the ground like  snakes straight at a coin set edge up in  the dirt, and as each'tip reaches tho  fcpot it curls with a snap like a pistol  shot and likely as not lifts the coin  high in the air. lt goes to whoever gets  M in that way.  COooGOoocOooCOocOQoo'SOooO'5  8"AS'LFZA LOVED  TP1E KING  77  ��������� G  O  o  <>&  O  o  o  ' By Curran' R. Greenley o  ,    o  -  .     -��������� ������  '       - ;      O  Copyright, 1902, by lho , _ o  S. S. McClure Company ���������     P  iQo oQQo oQQo oooo'oooo o������Qo oC  Two   XCindu   of  Drcnrinciia.       '  . You. hear often from car window observers   of   tho   "dreary,"   desert,   the  "hopeless," the "cheerless", desert, but  the desert deserves none of these adjectives.   It is, dreadful, if you wish, in  the way in which it punishes the ignorance- and presumption  of those who  know'.not the signs of thirst;'it sometimes- is awful in its passions of dust,'  torrents, heat;' it 'is even, monotonous  to  those^ who  love  only rthe .life ,of  crowded cities-rrbut it is,never'dreary,  or  cheerless. ��������� Hopelessness , may  well.  apply to the deserts of Mulberry street  and,Srnoky hollow, with their choked  and'heated tenements, their'foul odors,  their swarms of crowded and tiideous  human life, but the desert of the arid  land    is   eternally    hopeful,    smiling,  strong, rejoicing in itself.   The desert  is never morbid in Its adversity.   On  the*.other hand, it is calm and/sweet,  and 'clo'in���������tho   cleanest   of   all, land.  Not till man comes, bringing his-ugly  mining,  towns', and    his "-destructive  herds, does it bear even1 the.vestige of  the   unclean,   the   dreary,   the   unpic-  turesque.���������Ray Staunard Baker in Century'(-The Great' Southivest")/    '���������  Round  Pcf,*  In Square  He-lci.  A greatsdcal of mi&directed effort in  this blundering world is due to the fact  that people are compelled to engage in  work which they dislike,������������������ when just  around the corner, so'to speak, is work  which they might-love." Ambitious parents., decree that the lad who would  make'a painter, whose, eye for color  and form is true or whose soul responds  and fingers thrill to tho vibrating  chords of melody, shall instead enter a  court ting room and be apprenticed to a  business for which he has no aptitude.-  Similarly, a'boy who would succeed  in farming or in the carpenter's shop  is destined to a liberal profession and  compelled to undergo a long course of  training for this, which, owing to his  lack of fitness, is almost abortive in its  ^results, naif the failures and defeats  in'life may be attributed to the placing  of the round peg in the square hole.  Men and women are forced to work at  that which they dislike and which does  not enlist their highest powers.���������Harper's Bazar.  Streets   of  Old    Effyp*.  Some very interesting papyri were  unearthed at Fa yum, in Egypt, and  among them was a directory showing  the location of the.streets in the ancient city of Arsinoe.. In many respects this directory is very similar to  a modern one.  ' Here, for example, are the names of  the principal streets in Arsinoe: School  street. Lower street. South street. West  street. Cloth street. Arabian street,  Thraeian street. Cicillan street. Demetrius street. Thcrapeia street..Church  street. King street and Emperor's  square.  Some of these names may seem  strange to us. yet if we analyze them  we shall find very, little difference between them and the names of the  streets in modern cities, in New York  <.-it v there is no Thraeian street or De-  nietrius, street, bntare there uot a Little I'ta.'j". and a Madison square?  ���������\Vlsnt Heaven. ~Ln.cic.ec1.  Billy Saunders is a natural, born  wit. He is in his eightieth year, liv.  ing here in New York, and is still  working at his trade, painting. On a  recent occasion Billy and one or two  of his mates were beautifying a lawyer's office. The younger partner,  think ill g to take a "rise" out of Billy,  said:  "I say, Billy, did you ever know of  a painter going to heaven?"  "Yres," replied Billy, "I knew of one  Mopdy   tlie   Wronj;   Sinu,  Riyors was angry. The little water  color painting which he prized highly  and had' sent out to have properly  framed , was 'returned- tothim. cheaply  and wretchedly 'mounted and with finger marks on the margin of the painting itself. ,'..-.. >���������''/-.  ��������� He strode into the picture framing  ���������establishment in a. towering rage.  ' "What do- you mean, you 'blacksmith," he said to the proprietor, "by-  sending tne a job like that? Did you  ���������think; you were putting a tire on a  wagon ..wheel?" '���������������������������'���������,  ������������������.Mine ��������� friendt,"   explained   the   pijo-  prietor, "1-didn't know dot vos such a  ih~neat.~-.chob.   I  vould haf put my del-  ica~te man ou it."  The old red brick mansion stood up  primly, its harsh outlines of uncompromising'squareness half hidden by,a  riot of Guelder roses'that climbed and  threw'long green arms of ,loveliness  around the small diamond panes of the  windows. A straight box-bordered path  led down to the gate through ./an avenue of beeches, where the sunlight fell  in lance rifts.down upon the blue"grass  fresh with the green of May���������May time  in old Kentucky in the year of our Lord-  1S33. Beyond the rustic gate a broad,  white road Van from cast to avcrI.  Those were strange processions lliat  wound along the great highroad, the  artery of trade,,from the east over the  Alleghaniers to'Kenlucky and the southern country that lay beyond in'the gateway of the wilderncss-r-long trains of  white covered wagons filled with a  medley of women! children, household  goods, with their' escorts' of stalwart  men on horseback. Already thehegira  to' the west had commenced, often a  tribe, of' Choctaws bound for the wigwam [ of '"the, great', father, grim, dusk  'faces under nodding plumes, animated  bundles, with smaller bundles bound to  their backs, astride of the ponies, silent  ?as ghosts, and passing, always.passing,  up the long white" road. ^ *' .  a Twice each .clay, with the long tan-  tara-r'a-ni,o������>the busies and the rattle  of whip and hoof, came the stagecoach,'  a flash of color from east to west, and  again the quiet pf earth and sky.  .  Over the hills, whose "dim, blue line  encompassed < her world around, the  child's heart went each day with the  dying echo of hoof and bugle;'over  the hills, where.the gold lights of'sunset kissed' the< pink. limestone 'cliffs',  brightening to emeraldAgrecn the tufts  of maidenhair in the deep clefts, and  farther tip, where the mists caught and  held them, deepening into the evening's  violet crown. ,, ���������      "' "      ���������.'���������'"'    '  - A slim, shy maid of barely fifteen, in  "���������her long, harrow sldwt. and-"prim kerchief drawn'tightly across tho,.childish  breast., the small'brown hand shading  her level, brows,-'she; watched with  wistful 'eyes up ,the long ribbon of  road���������littlelAnne, with,her peach blossom face and soft gray eyes that'had  dared toMook from under their long  black,' lashes at a face that was the  face of a people's hero;*riot all the people, for here in her father's house Anne  had heard (fierce ' denunciations and  even curses agaiust that name. But  when had politics aught to do with a  maid's romancing? Deep down'in her  heart the girl cherished the memory  ctf one summer evening, when all alone  the great man reined in his ^horse and  sprang from tho saddle to walk and  talk with a pretty child. Two years  had come and gone, but over the low  gate'Anne leaned and dreamed of her  hero as-did that Lisa in faroff Italy  of her king.  The evening shadows grew longer"  and the sun vanished behind the hills  as the tinkle of bells chimed up from  the pasture. With eyes still' dream  thralled Anne wandered out and across  the road to where the spring bubbled  up from its mossy pool. A little rustic  summer hou&c sheltered it, and the little stream lost itself in a dense thicket  of hazel bushes that grow close up to  the arbor. The girl's light foot made  no souud as she entered .and dropped  down upon the seat. Voices close at  hand aroused her as a low murmur  came from the hazel copse.  "The best place is where the road  comes through Ilungerford's woods,  this side of the mill."  Then another voice: "I don't like it.  It's doing aH the dirty work and getting the kicks for pay. Let them as  wants him out of the way put him  there."  And the first voice answered with an  "What's that to you?  The men  dead  "Deli������:Ii.������uJ.  Death.  "The doctor says that Mrs. Gadabout  is dying from too much shopping," said  Mrs. Tellit.    .  "How perfectly heavenly!" gushed  Mrs. Izzit.  oath  that   wanls    Andrew    .Tackson  hain't the men as risks.nuthin'."  "Andrew Jackson." Anne's heart  gave a. great bound, then almost stop-  pod, .as there was a rustle among the  bashes. She strained her ears to catch  the lust words.  "He'll likely .spend tonight at'Hunger ford's, leaving'there by daybreak."  "No. There hain't but one nigger  along. He don't like comp'ny a-travel-  in'." And the low chuckle died in the  distance. .- .-���������'���������: '^  It was .nearly dark as Anne crept out  from-her hiding place and glanced fearfully up the long white road. She  knew that Ilungerford's lay fifteen  miles away as the crow flics, and to  reach it would mean a ride through the  night���������morning would be ' too late;  knew too, poor child, that in the hearts  of those' about her dwelt the bitterest  hatred of the man that she would have  risked her life to save! > Not that they  would have lifted a hand against his  Hfe, but they would have, laughed her  story down and bade her hush, as children should.        .  Alone in her ' little white'curtained  room she knelt and prayed her simple  prayer.   She had always been afraid of  the dark���������the dark that was like whispering lips in your ear and the touch- '  of soft fingers clutching at your gown��������� "���������  but the life of her hero was the high,  guerdon of the deed. ',     '  One  by  one .each  door was. closed.  Sh(j  heard'her  father's  chair,-pushed ���������  back'and knew that he was laying his- ',  pipe   on   the   mantelshelf;* 'heard   her'  mother setting the house in order, and  then it all grew still.    The tall' clock  >,  ticked louder and  louder through ,the.  dark    with    an    accusing    voice1-ten',  eleven, twelve,-and at tho last stroke'a'  little dark figure hurried across-the yard ' '  to tlfe stable, where Harry Clay,  the  bay   gelding, ��������� whinnied   softly  in ' hia   \  loose box.   ,lie "knew the little fingers  that slipped, the bit between his velvet  lips,  and he laid his handsome' head   '  against her curls in mute caress as the  saddle- was "girted.    Harry  Clay  had  never carried that weight before, and '-  when tlie flapping 'riding skirt (struck    .  his withers the fine ears,lay close'as he  reared and pawed the air, with the thin''  nostrils flared, but a whisper, a touch.',  upon'the mane, and he,dropped Into a,,'  light canter along the footpath, his feet  i  making no sound upon the'turf.    -     j   ���������  fifteen  miles'to ^ Hungerford's,  and.  four hours yet until the dawn:   Harry  '  Clay" quickens "his   stride "as  a 'clock, ..  from a farmhouse'chimes ,out,T "One, L/  two,",, and -they have passed the brick    ���������'  church  at  the/forks  of  Otter'creek, i ���������  where she had knelt so often at her .'.:  mother's side.   "Three,"'and the white ,.' '  road' runs backward under the -flying - ,  Tho moments i speed, and^they    r-,  into < the   shadow   of   Hunger-   < ,  ford's  woods.i   A,dim  old'moon was;..'  shining, and a. break in the'trees "let  in  the   light'  full   on  the ���������gliTs-Nface.*' ,  There was a rustle in the shadows of ��������� V  the roadside, and the samefrough voice -  cried out: .'.^That girl of .Montague's-on,! \  , the .bay colt���������;Stop her!'  Whoar.there!" ,>,,  1   But Anne brought'the whip'down",on.x"-  Harry Clay's flank.    Not' quite swift  enough, for a pistol shot rang-.out, a'n-'ft  other and' yet .another, and she felt a1, ��������� ���������  .dull shock as Harry Clay, maddened'.  by the reports and the insult of a blow,  ;tore down thelwhite'st'ones of the road,'..,';  the (fire flashing under tho iron shod'  hoofs���������on   and   pn,, while ' the   miles '   -  rolled/ back in the dark 'and the' gray ">������������������'  of dawn came-over the hills.,. ,There . '.  was" something  warm   and- wet that   v  'trickled down' the great bay's shoulder. ���������. -  as the little figure swayed and cluiag^to .L ,  the saddle., 'As the gold broke' along��������� ���������'���������".  the east a horseman rode .out'v of' the;t \,  , woods ,in the, opposite  direction, jEhe*"' ,  .same th at\ had S walked lus. horse and  '/,  talked with the pretty child,two years *'"  hoofs,  gallop  a  i        ���������i   j-  agone. '   -    " " ,   '  - The reins dropped ou Harry...Clay's  neck as Andrew*. Jackson''rode alongside just in time to catch ,her as she,,  reeled ^from-the saddle, rand" then,* witli ���������  her head against his heart, thet little  maid sobbed out lier story, while'the'  sweet face grew paler and the wild  roses died from tlie pretty cheeks as -���������  the drip, drip of' the\blood ,w.ent������pat-^  .tering down.        ' ,   *  The grim, dark face hardened Into  6teel as he beckoned to the negro that  rode a little behind him.        - -"���������  "Go back to the farm and tell them  to make ready, and, mind you, lose no  time in sending for the doctor." "Very  carefully and slowly he rode, bearing  the light weight, while the still face  lay against his breast, smiling dreamily.  At the farmhouse all was bustle and  stir. Mistress Hungerford's capable  hands laved the wounds and made all  sweet and clean in the chamber where  they carried her to await the coming  of the doctor. *���������  s  Very quiet and still she lay when he  came to bid her farewell. His face ���������  was sad and stern when he bared his  head by the low white bed where Anne  .lay. They two were alone when' Anno  opened her great gray eyes on the face  of her dreams,__and in that look he  whose heart lay buried In a woman's  grave in Tennessee read the old story  sanctified in the white shrine.of the'������  maiden soul; read also, with a soldier's  unerring knowledge, the whiteness  about the pretty mouth. The'stern face  grew tender ancl the eagle eyes were  dimmed as he leaned to that unspoken  prayer, laying his lips upon the white  ones beneath, that quivered a moment  and were still.  The child's eyes looked bes'ond the  hills at last.   -'Ott'ttiitK   ������   Free   A������l.  ��������� A story is told of. a colored butler in  one of New York's most fashionable  suburbs who. being given a hundred or  more invitations to a social function  for drlivery, could uot resist tlie temptation to slip into each a massage cir-   '  'cular of his wifo. who was seeking pa-  iix'iits. 'The surprise and consternation  of the invited guests at receiving the ,  two  documents  may  easily   be  imagined.   ,  t'x  a >l  41  ' fli'urlleriM.  "Yes; Biggins is going to si'nd his  daughter.'across the water for her  voice."  "Thinks it will be cultivated In Europe?".   ; ������������������''-. . .  .'"No: ��������� he's got an idea that maybe  she'll lose it on the -way."���������Baltimore  News.  ������.'.  Vi*   Iri   tlae World.  "Are they richer now?"  "Yes: now they t:i!k of their 'country  place', instead of the farm.' ".' ""������������������ <\  .*���������        ���������  ���������S',   'y  J.'..j i. u  <i  r  *    ,-xV  1    >  to  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  '(<"*.        .     -     i'  Queen Victoria was baptized, mar-  ,ri'ed, and .crowned V|b3r Archbishop  ' Howley. It,, is- remarkable that  ��������� George III.' was also baptized,   'mar-,  ried and .crowned  bishop 'Seeker.'  by one man���������Arch-  J'  Messrs.  C.'C.  Richards &  Co.',''   ,  , ^ - .  ' .'Gentlemen,���������My'three children were  dangerously- low with diphtheria.' On'  the advice of our "priest my wife began 'the use ��������� of v MINARD'S L.INI-  '-MBNT.' Ia-'two" hours they were*  greatly .relieved, and in *' five ' days  they 'were completely well, and I  firmly believe your valuable Liniment  savedvthe dives of my children" _ '  >   ' j Gratefully yours\''  *''      "\     .ADELBTSl-tT tiBFBBVRE..  \ 'Mair's Mills,'June" 10th, 1899.  A WALKING-TRIP.  >-  found  cat  to  on  72  |.y     -,    *-  Of 575 plants, a goat was  eat 4.49,  and refuse 126.- A  the  other-hand,   would   only  out "of 213 '������������������offered to it'. ,     ,   .  The best'way t'o cure indigestion is  tb rcniove its cause. This is bCxSt  done' by the' prompt use oi Dr. August" Koenig's 'Hamburg 'Drops, which'  regulate the stomach ih an effectual  manner. ,, ' \  L'.'-'  '-i  In 826 Winchester,, and not London"  was proclaimed to be the capital   of  -.England, .and soMt remained for two  -centuries   \     V   ''        '-, ~      ,    ',  ,i  ,'-r  There" aie     a 'number   o[    .varieties   of  corns. - Hollowav's Com  Cure will'remove  any������of them    fCall "on your druggist  get a bottle at once ���������       - ���������    '        ''*-  and  <ItT doesn't  take, much  of  a marksman \d draw a bead .bri beer.  ;   , t    "!  Saloo ikeep ers  \l>  "alwas's  have plenty  of'fall* goods on hand ,  ,  '    -       , ?   _j i    -      \\<  M-NARB'S LR}lMEKT������8S Nenrslgia. \  ���������     "^��������� -  *" A .conceited man admires    his'own  mistakes because'he makes thorn.  i  f  Thc* price fpaid'to  quiet conscience  keeps" mighty few people poor. .  i-,s  -   Statu, or Ohio, OiccT'oir Toi/uoo,  / x "- , '     bUC \S COON lY "-  '"' * Frank J* ,Cheney makes oath thaC he is  ** 4 senior   partner< of     the     fum     of F     .J"  -��������� Chenev &. Co'; doing "*bus.ines>s "in the City  vv'of  Toledo," County   ancl 'State-aforesaid.  , Jand-that  said   him   v.ill  pay, the,-.sum 'of  jONE HUNDRED''DOTXA.RS for each and  1    and 'every   case;.of ;Catarrh   that   cannot  be   cured -by   the   use    of  Hall's   Catarih  ,"Cuie     ' -. ~ '.'-"-������������������ T.   FRANK  J    CHENEY.  Sworn   to  befotc   me . and. subscribed rim  -"my-pie������.ence   this   6Lh   day 'of   December,  '   A. D. 18S6   *���������"*-    -   >\ * - -' ���������       "*     '  -     ,      - A.   W.   OLEASON,  (Seal) ,       , ' Notaiy Public  Hall's Catai rh Cure is taken internally,  and  acts   ditectly  on. the  blood   and "mu-  r'cous surfaces of the system.'Send for testimonials,  free '  F    J   'CHENEY .&  CO .  Toledo,  O  Sold  by all   druc.uistfa    73c  Hall's  Family Fills   are  the best.  Dixie   Gives  Somo 'Hints' on   Conducting  Girls' Walking: "Parties.       '  The delightful possibilities of a  walking trip can scarcely be overestimated. It is more enjoyable than  a two or three hours' walk, because  -it-.furnishes that spice, of adventure  demanded by every true, walker.  Moreover, it affords unlimited opportunities for" broadening one's view  and, becoming better acquainted with-  one's.-country and its people.   '<.'���������  In'the first place, some idea should"  be' formed <as to the length of the  trip. I' think, that ,f("a/ a first trip  twenty miles is far anough. ..An ordinary girl can' probably cover this  distance in two.or three days.- From  tliis first trip-an estimate' of one's  walking abilities .may- be gahicd,  from which the length of other trips  rnay^be computed. , ' ->������������������''''',.  " Tlie, destination is'-the next thing to  bo considered. It is best to appoint'  this a town-or village, lrbm which a  train may- be taken home, as the  w al leers ^-.v ill probably bo too fatigued  at' the end of tliicir journey to wish  to retrace their steps. Then,',a map  of the country throiigh' which they  will walk', sU-owni-g roads,, may be  *'securqd. On it the roads to,be,followed \ by /-them snould be'clearly  marked, and **" afterwards followed  without' deviation    ( ,  Then comes the important question  of expense.' ' If the finances    of  _the  party      are,    wisely  managed,  these  should  not (be' very   high.    To    this  end, a'treasurer may be selected, who  shall   have e. coanplete   control   of^ the  common"    purse.'"   Soine^ discrimination should be'used in'her iselocfion;  and    the girl \vho , knows something  about  the' expenditure,  of money    to  ithj-Tbest' purposeLshould 'be chosen..-*  "As'for'the items     of expense,     the  most', important 'one  is/that of lodg-'  ^ing  for  the  night,' which  should    b������i  procured before'starting.    As, for provisions,*' if   tho   walkers' do   not    pb-  'ject   to 'encumbering   themselves with  them,   this ^item  need nob- be consid-'"  ered. ,  Railroad  fare, - however,/must  bo     provided:'    Last'ly, .each member  of  the party  generally pays "to���������,  the  treasurer a "settled amount-to    meet  such   emergencies   as   inay "arise   v by  the way  Then  i.    '  this matter,! beheve-^thc success/of  the trip rests. lsFor������'it does not're-  insight' to^ see, that the  who> cannot  A TRYING TIME  is  THE   PERIOD    WHEN    YOUNG  GIRLS ARE   MERGING INTO  y'     /   WOMANHOOD.  1<  sn wq 'may proceed to the choos-  of  members   of-the' party.    On  quire much  delicate     girl,,-the  walk far, and the, girl  times  refuses to  make  girl  who "at certain  herself 'agrce-  make -.desirable    com-  ' 'However, after passing- ov-  it ^will'yetbe easy to find  girls  An old bachelor  so called because  husbands for it.  says pin-monev  is  wives    stick   their  ?  i,  h ���������*  V  A  'V  Do  not   delav   in  ccttmR   lehef  for .the  little folks      ."afothor  Graves'   Worm  Exterminator  is   a  pleasant   and   suie  cure  Tf vou love your "child why do vou let it  suffer when a. lemedy is so near at   hand''  Woocl-pigcons    sdo    more   hm m     to  Brit/sh-crops than any'other birds.  able,    cannot  p anions  er  these,  nine or, ten girls who.-will be'glad to,  'bear their /share of) the expense^ for  the pleasure'oittthe tyip1. "'. - r -\,<  . Then fWe may turn" to. the question  of '--dress. With a- pair; ^of " stout  shb'esY a walking skirt, ,a' dark waist  and a durable hatj most girls can  make themselves comfortable. Waterproofs and umbrellas, however,-"are  really necessary, antl should' \ ; be  brought along. "' '  Now, ' after all arrangements are  completed ai\d thot trip, begun, ' no\  one but the walker can,know lhe'delight with which she greets the, yellow-brown road winding off through  the valleys, over country bridges, and  losing itself around-some hill, whence  it wanders off into ,a-country as unknown to  her  as  any  English shire  Marked by "Pale Faces, Heart Palpitation  T-oss pf Appetite and General "Lassitude  ���������How tVOvereome This Condition.  ,    -      f ���������"    i  After-babyhood, the most perilous  time in'a young girl's life is when'  she, is just entering womanhood. It  is then that she is subject to headT  aches, dizziness, heart palpitation,  feeble-. appetite, and bloodless cheeks  and, lips. This'condition may easily'  develop, into consumption, and ' t'o  prevent this���������to keep the young girl  in good health and - strength, moth-'  ers should insist upon their taking a  blood making'tonic,'such as J3r. Williams' Pink ,Pills. IMrs. Henry Mc-  Jntyre, Port Taalhoubie, Ont., gives  sound "advice to othor mothers in*  cases of 'this kind. She says':���������  "About three years ago the'health of  my daughter, Berth'a,. began to fail.'  She grew weak, and seemed unable  to stand the least exertion She suffered from, 'distressing headaches', and  ������������������"Tainting fits;1 her appetite left her and  she lost flesh. 1 spent much money  on medicines,' /Out they did not help1  her. Then 1 took* her to i a doctor,  and although his treatment (was persisted in for a long time/she seemed  to'be growing" worse, iii-df I began  to feai>she^was going ii-'o.consumption. Then' I* took her 'to a specialist,'-but" his treatment was 'likewise  unsuccessful. Finally upon /the, ad^  Mce of ..a lady-iriehd, a doctor'.practising in* Chicago,, Bertha began ������us-.  ing Dr. Williams',; wPink** Pills; . and  before long - there *< was a, decided  improvement ' iii*' her ^condition,', and'  by'the'time she-had taken nine 'boxes  she "wasonce more'enjoying the best  ofc health and had, gained fifteen  'pounds in* weight. I would strongly  advise*., all similar", sufferers to ' give  Dr.-* Williams' Pink "Pills a fair trial;  as her. case signed as hopeless ' as  could/be "- ������ ' ,   ' - ���������-���������      ',   <   '   ' i    *  '"All weak and ailing girls and  women, sufferers ��������� from backache,  headaches, indisposition to work' or  exercise," who show by their .pale and  sallow cheeks^ that they.are in 'ill'  health, will find^ prompt relief; bright-  eyes, '"l^osy cheeks and active health  inva fair< use -of'Dr. Williams' -Pinlc  Pills. "'.ifYou can . obtain ' these ������ pills  from-any medicine dealer or ,by mail,  postpaid, at 50c. La .box or six, boxes  for ."$2.50,i by writing1 direct to \the  Dr., Williams,.. Medicine Co/, Brockville,' Ont.^ 'dSTever * accept anything  else fwhich: a dealeV.lmay say is' V'just  as'good."'    '   '- ',- ��������� '<       * ^       ' >*  i"'  -  In order to reach success you must  pass . through, a" ' door labele'd  'Tusli/'       ' * -"       '   -  OR  ilvie    Oats  Delicious  ' flavor'.   Free  Put  up -in  from hull*.     Warranted Pure.  all   sized   packages. '  ilvie's^Hungarian  THE BEST BfJBLDBNG PAPER MADE.  It is veryt mncli stronger and thicker than any other (tarred or^buildlnfr)  paper. It is Impervious to wind, keeps out cold, keeps in lieat, carries no smell  ,or odor, absorbs no moisture, Imparts no taste or flavor to*'anytiling ,\rltb. "  which it comes in'contact. It is largely used not only for sheeting:* houses, but  for Unlne cold storage buildings, refrigerators, dairies,' .creameries, and all '  places where .the.object is'to keep an eveu and uniform temperature, and at  the same time avoiding: dampness. " i-     * "i    l ,'��������� '  '  Write our Agents, TEES & PEKSSE, Winnipear, for samples.  S E- B. CDDV CO.; B_lr-r>H.e.dT ���������"���������**--  N  1 ���������>, .  ,   Jl f.  u.  V - -  \,.  -    <*  >  ,^f  -?"'  s 1'  ."  I'iT.  ������  r- ^  '-1  c-  t\ .  u li  ������������������1,  -If.  lv.  iy  SW      ft  Jk                   *-   #*-^ .  *            T i      ^ <      *"   * -- -   ^ x*.')       "I  />jt/fj             ^w r"       ������������������ ,-<������������������<-.  '.'*���������*'   -i- '-'?'i y>i.'i  f      M/ If                          M             i i -   ���������"          (-i -           <^ -'*,-.   -.     r   fy -.j. -���������" I  * r<uri ~<t' *f ������ sf'0^t "m ' ' '���������> i --'   -< .'-, '"- '"������������������--yi!-**i*!t*^:������������������yI  A JIJ*1A*������jmIS >r f Jtr*ft/w ^ -1"- " i1-     f !    - <'"- < t'��������� **-5'���������"*yOT?������nixii4t("'>i  Minard's, Linlmeiit Cnres BijiMa!  When nioney is tight it makes itself  scarce, but it is somewhat diffeient  with men.  A   LITTLE   TYRANT.  .-,  love  of travel,  lead her to the  Tn    Germany,  ���������school up to' 14  ,13 years. -  -  boys    must  ye j is,   ancl  attend  ���������iris   to  The  perfume  magnolia  tnan  has a more powciful  any ptner flower  The largest gourd ever seen  hibited in Pans in 3 384..    It  280 pounds.  When   washiii������r.  trieasv    dishes  and pans,  Le\er'b Dry   Soap   (a  will icniove the jrreuse with the  ease  was '������������������x-1  weighed  or pots  powdpr)  R-ieato&t  The eastern division of tlie South  Waleo coalfields will probably be  completely exhausted in* 4 2 years.  The Denbighshire and Flintshire fields  ina'y- last 2',   centuries.  { 20 MILLION BOTTLES f  S SOLD EVERY YEAR. *  .So she cultivates a  which may some day  Antipodes  T -will give one hint as to the time  for such'a trip. I believe that,, autumn is the ideal season for walking-'  long distances.'. Tlie roads'" are better then than in spring and winter,  and the sun less, hot than in summer. Beside-3 v'this consideration,  'there is the fact that" at no other  time is the country so' beautiful, Pfor,  with the' flaming- autumn woods  stretching far beyond' one on y ^all  bido-"-, tho 'goldenrod and asters clustering- around the fences, and tho  bhie-grcy haze over all, what other  landscape could,afford such a feast of  color? |  Further, if, any of'the party possess a camera? or a���������talent for sketching, it should by all means be  brought along,and the landscapes and  groups  taken  by  the   way  will  keep  Tho  the memoiy  of  years.���������Dixi, in  the trip  Toronto  green  Globe.  foi  it  au-  Happlness Is the absence of pain, and mil-,  lions have been made happy through being'  cured by St Jacobs Oil of RHEUMATISM,  NEURALGIA, TOOTHACHE. HEADACHE. LAMENESS, SCALDS. BURNS,  SPRAINS, BRUISES and all pains forwhich  an external remedy can be applied. It never  fails to cure. Thousands who have been declared incurable at baths and In hospitals have  thrown away their crutches, being cured after  using .St. Jacobs Oil. Directions in eleven  languages accompany every bottle.  i������H-������>������PB-0<W-������WOtt������6<������-B-������ IM-MM4IM4  A Talo of a Smile.  Tuesday night, as ".the smiled,  was a contagious affair, and .he  dience returned it, writes Charles  Raymond in' The Toronto Star.  Those who have heard her before  thought sho \iA(\ never done .-eUcr,  and from all parts of the building  came the- applause .demanding.- an encore. '.So she;smilcs and sings again,  and we are sure she, is happy, for  who could be so, blithe with her own  heart not,free from care?' Free from  care!- That .woman's husband loves  her, and they say she loves him, but  they cannot agree, some way or other, so she Is supporting- herself and  a boy just by that"smile and her.  voice. In her room is a letter which  tells her that her husband is about  to institute proceedings for the possession of the child. '  The sorrow hid in the smile before  the audience, but in the" quite .of this*-  room' she reads/and re-reads the letter, and cries as she reads'it.���������-.  The tears wash away the rouge.j  Trouble "Not Due to  Original Sin.  Thcie ist no tyrant like a teething  babs*-. His temper isn't due to original sin, however, the tyrant suffers  more than the rest of the family.  He don't know what is the matter.  They do.    The trouble is they do not  always   know " what    to   do   for   his  ^ i i  lordship. An Ontario mother writes  to tell what is bosc to do: "When my  baby was teething," she says, "he  was so c/oss and lestless that I  hardly knew .what to do with him.  He had a poor, appetite, and was  growing thin. I got a box of Baby's  Own Tablets and they made a gieat  change. He now iests well; has a  splendid appetite, and gives me no  trouble at all." This is the experience -not only of Mrs. D. K.  Schroeder, of Hanover, Ont., but  also of thousands of mothers all  over the Dominion A baby teething  is cross because his blood is heated  and his little bowels constipated or  unhealthily relaxed, and his sj'-stem  heated by the effort of getting the  teeth through the gums. Baby's  Own Tablets act like magic not only  in this, but in all ailments  ones. Sold by druggists  post paid at 2;"5 cents a box  ing direct to the J3r  cine Co., Brockville,  cctady. X.Y  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  Arrow L-ailcA,  O.  Situated midst scenery unrivalled for  grandeur. The most complete health r������-  sort on the continent of "North America.  It* baths cure all Nervous and Muicm-  lar diseases. Its waters heul all Kidn������y,  Liver and Stomach ailments.'  They are a nover-������ailimj remftdy for all  Rheumatic troubles. ..  TERMS  $15 to $18 per wsek.   according  to residence in Hot������l oi V illaa.  Ti  H-  METCALFE & CO.  Grain and Commission Merchants.  Highest prices paid for -wheat, oats, barley or flax in carlots. "Wire or write me  for prices before selling-. liberal advance a made on consignments and handled  on commission.   "Licensed and Bonded.  "P. O. JBox 550, "Winnipeg:, Man.  Ol  or  by  little  sent  writ-  "Williams  Medi-  Ont ,  or Schen-  A'-".famine of.silver dimes annoys the  average man more than the scarcity  of $1,000 bills. >  When a man compliments' a Woman  she isn't satisfied until she, can induce him to ���������repeat it at least seven  times.' "���������'���������'���������  1MPER.AI- MAPLE SYRUP  The quality standard from   Ocean   to  Ocean.   Tour money back if not   satisfactory. - - - -  ���������  ROSE & LAFLAMSIK. Agts., MONTREAL.  T"E ANCLE LAMP  HILTON, GIBSON & CO.,  P. 0. Box 391.  Winnipeg.  Send for Illustrated Price  List.'     ���������  SAYS MR. LUCINA CIGAR:-  , "What a terrible case of cigar murder I  Hoi*- pleasant it ls to look like me and  also have that nice sweet flavor aud lovely aroma."  MANUFACTURED   BY  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  For Colds &   Malaria.  100 Two-Grain Quinine  Pills Sent Post-paid for  Only Onb Dime.  Address A. W. Ward. Box M, Avon, N. Y.  QUININE  .Some    mamages  are    failures    because the  woman in the case is suspicious, and some arc failures because .  she isn't.  'THE''BEST.  A Bis*  Platinum  "Vnsrgret.  Platinum rarely -occurs'������������������in nuggets,  though once in awhile a lump of it is  found. The biggest on record, about  the size of a tumbler, is noviT preserved  hi the Dresden -museum.  " Pure soap!" You've heard  the words.: In. ��������� S'un.li.ght  Soa p. , you have  the 'fact.  REDUCES  EKPENSS  Ask for the Octagon Bar. sjt  ST0G&  A ���������.Veterinary ���������' Conditionier.  Dr. Torrance's'testimonial-:���������  "Winiiipcs. March 4th,1902.  "W. G. Douglas, Esq. -      '  Dear Sir���������This is to certify that I liave'exnm"  mak:  I/OUg'aa  incd the iiigrcdicrit������ used in  "Carnefac" and find thorn to-consist soldy of  pure medicines and liis'iiy r.urr'iious and concentrated foods, and in my opinion tlie use of  this preparation should be entirely fr>'c from  danger and liiffhly beneficial to horses and cattle.���������Yours truly,   F.   TOKRA~X.CE, D.   V.   S.  You can obtain it from your dealer.  The  other  thumb  fingers  is stronger  together.  than all the  " BCELPIOIffl " 'Er;  Endorsed by boat English modloalJournal*.  Supplied to British soldiers In South Afrlea.  For all Throat and Gland Trouble*, Lumps,  Abscesses, Old Sores, Uloers, Felons, Skin  Diseases, Eczema, pimples. Stiff Joints,  Rhaumatlsm, Lumbago, Sprains, Bruises,  ���������(���������lies, Cuts, Sore.Feot, Pleurisy. ��������� ,  Sold by Druggists. ISo.   Try It one*.  There is nothing dogmatic , about  amateur photographers. They are always willing to exchange viewR-  Men . are.like sandwiches.      There's  nothing in    some    of    them and,'the.  more  there  is  in     others    the  worse  they are.  DRUNKENNESS A  DISEASE  and can be cured at  tHE.KEELEY BNST3TI3TE  133 Osborne St., "Winnipeg.    Established 1880.  Over 300,000 cures.   Don't be deceived   if  want a cure    Tako   The Keeley   where  aro treated by a qualified physician,  pondence strictly private.  yoa  yoa  Corre*.  *W.   BNa.   "tJ,   B>������o.   ^.o<sl * }<���������"������- ������������������.'������������������"I **��������������������������������� ������  r-yj^. I  >,'  '    ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY. ,     '  Subscription $2 oo a year  WL. B. Brifcerson. jSMtor.  iET Advertisers-vv-ho want their ad  cnaaf-ed, should get copy in toy  9 a.m. day before lasue.^  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents. - /       ������  Job Work Strictly G. O. D.  Transient Ads CaBh in Advance. *   ,  Dear  Mrs. B-  in reply to your inquiry as to which is th'e best tea to'u&e, I  would say tnat in rnv opinion it rest's between the Blue Ribbon'and Monsoon  Packet Te.is.      If you like rich', strong tea,' then  Blue Ribbon js undoubtedly the '  best/but shoulol your taste be for a delica'te and very flavory tea ,1 would advise  you to call on C. J. MOORE for a packet of Monsoon.' Personally, I drink Blue  Ribbon in the, morning and Monsoon at-;5 o'clock, but then, you know, I am a  perfect crank about lea.   ��������� s       <        , , '   .  '   *     ^Yours truly, -,.*���������'  ���������   '   .,     ���������',    ' ..;' , ���������      ' ���������   SARAH GRUNDY.  A RAILWAY TO THE NORTH.  'A large meeting of representative  citizens was held in Victoria on the  ;23rd January; to take steps for the  "development of Vancouver  Island  by railway construction.'. Delegates  from  Nanaimo ai..d. points on the ;  B.'andN.   line   were present,, and  joined with the Victorians in their  movement.*., obtain further railway '  ���������development on  the Island;' - The  following resolution was passed :���������  ������ Resolved,' that* a representative  meeting of Lhe cii-zens of Victoria  is of the'opinion-th'at,!^ time has  -.arrived when, energetic steps ought-  to be taken to bring about the development of VancouverTfcland by,  railway construction; ^   ' *   .  - And'further resolved,.that a commit teo   Be appointed   to.take such  pi������.ps-ae> ma;y deem advisable 'to  promote  railway/construction Vto-  the NwrWm end of the Island by  shclv route as. will' best promote the  deyel'ojimeht.of'-the Island,   and to  .report  to /a   public* meeting,, to be  "called by'hia Worship'the Mayor;  And,  further .-resolved, that the  " co-ope-aliqn   of   the  people' of * all/  -parts of the Island be invited.",  Mr C. H.Lugriri,   who   wits  the  first; speaker, pointed out the 'diffe'r-  ;���������  eni routes, propoeed-in-building a  line-to lap the,North endrof jhe Is-  .   land.    The E.and N. he considered  was  a great/' factor ih any scheme  for extending a Hue to the No.th of  the Island, and he knew'of his own  personal knowledge that Mr James '  Dunsmuir was a man of too,broad  and liberal--views to interpose any  .objections in the matter of It-land,  " devel" pmwnt,  and  that   he   never  would  be   found -interposing   his  personal interests against the wishes  of the country.    Mr W, F. Heddie,  pfebident of the Nanaimo Board of  Trade, was one of the speakers, and  read   a  resolution   passed   by the  Nanaimo Board of Trade endorsing  the project to extend the E. and N.  load to the north end of the Island  He  thought the advantages to be  gained by following the East Coasr  greater than  by going up  through  the centre of the Island.     Senator  McDonald   s-aid   what was wanted  was  a   commercial   road���������a  Bute  Inlet road down tbe Island.    Mr D.  Higgins pointed out that  much  of  the  mineral lauds in   the  railway  belt were   tied up, which   retarded  the progress of the Province.      In  answer to the question,   " ���������why  did  you support the grant? "    Mr Higgins   replied,   " because   I   was   a  darned fool."''.   Mr Higgins moved  the following resolution which was  carried:���������-''Resolved that a railway.,  to the' Northern _end of Vancouver  Island in necessary to insure   the  prosperity of this part of  the Province;  and that while we heartily  approve of  any practicable means  to secure its  construction, we   aie  opposed to any scheme of bonusing  such line unless the power oi fixing  the rates to be charged for freight  and passage be vested in   the  Provincial     Government,    and     that  should  a   bonus of  land  be given,  all  the  minerals,  coal and timber  contained in the grant, shall be reserved and administered for the use  and advantage of the people of  the  Province."  The following committee was ap  pointed:���������!1. W. Pater son. 'M.P.P.,  Dr Milne,'C. FVTodd' S. J': Pitts,  D.R.Ker, A.J. Morley? P..L. Drury,  'S.. Leiser, . L- G. McQuade/D. W.  Higgins, PR. Brown and J. Nelson,,  with power to add to their number.  Committee willalso be appointed at  Duncans, Ladysmith, Cliemainiip,  and Nanaimo, and at other, points  on the Island.     ��������� /'  i "  i ��������� ��������������� '  -     .        * ',. ',    '     '  PUNISHMENT OF A TRAITOR." ,  The trial of Col: Arthur,, Lynch,,  member of the Imperial Parliament  for  Galvvay/ was concluded on the*  23rd  January.     No'"attempt   was  made  to "deny   that  ther prisoner  V , - x "��������� J  supported' the Boers, but his Counsel contended that his, naturaliza-  tion was not prompted by ,'treason-  able intent..In the belief that he was  a-loyally, naturalized burgher, the  prisoner supported .the Boer cause.  The,:Sol.-Generalr maintained -that  Lynch joined the Army as a discontented Irishman, thereby c--ma-  mitting a most cowardly and serious act of-treason. His naturalization, was'only "a flimsy  pretext".  "The Lord Chief Justice, in suninii-ivi  ing1 up, said that if in war time/a"  'British subject joined the King's  enemies, whatever his purpose," he  was guilty of an -unlawful act.  Naturalization-* during   war   time  -afforded no excuse whatever for  subsequent, acts.  In   delivering  sentence,   Justice  Wills said the crime of high treason  of which  the  prisoner   had   been  found guilty, was happily so rare,  that it seems to be almost  an  anachronism.    No civilised community had yet failed to punish sever- *  ely defection from loyalty, whether  in the way of open warfare or secret  intrigue.     In the darkest hours of  his  country's fortune, when engaged   in   a . deadly struggle,   Lynch  joined the ranks of its foesand shed  the blood of his fellow-subjects who  were fighting   for   their   country,  and sought to dethrone Great Britain fiom her place among the nations.     The only palliation which  could   be  offered  was that it had  vbeeu the fashion for some years  to  treat lightly matters of this kind,  and men  had been encouraged to  play with  sedition and to go with  the fa-hion; the nation had treated  with     contemptuous    indifference  speeches and acts of sedition, but it  was.one thing to talk sedition, and  quite a different, thing to bear arms  in 'the   ranks ��������� of    the   country's  enemies.  LOWERY.'S CLAIM.  The bright little paper from New  Denver is said'to be'prohibited tho  use ,of'the mails., Whyv is this?   No  one seems to know, and the reason.  will probably be buried profoundly  in the grey matter, of a sapient P.O.  department,    We-hope-to see Low-  ery in full enjoyment .of-his rights  as   a  British Subject, and not be  made to suffer under a'ruling which  ' appears to be of the most approved,  _brandof Russian-in tolerance. * We"  ho;e that-every newspaper ,in the,  Province will   raise' its" protest a-'  - gainst such old wom.inish asininity  j BASKET   BALL.     -  Junior match Friday was won by.  Maples, ,13 to Eagles 12.-'  ,'   'Married ,vs'. Single'.    Singles���������C.  McDonald/ C. Graht,\W. Hay-man,'  vM/<Coe, A.McNeill.-^-24., Married  ���������Joe Stain; C. Whyte, F: Dalby,  J. Hutchinson, R Strahgc-^-10. /<  ��������� During the first half I|utchinson  twisted an ankle, and was-forcei to ,  retire, Buff "'Cameron .taking, his  place."    i;   .   ,   '     ^     " ,"���������" '   \'    -  A'::PIfie-" Assortment  -.-a  of   Cutlery.; and   General    Hardware  ,���������   '.    RECEIVED AT THE..-.���������..'.'.-.'.  -...-...:..._  ���������MAGNET . ��������� .'.C.A.8H    -   STOKE.    ,  '.-I  Pocket   Knives,    Table,, Knives   and   Forks.  Spoons   of all   kinds,   Scissors,,, Razors   and  Clippers,   Tea  Trays,   Meat   Choppers, ���������- &c ,  WASHING    MACHINES. \  Dunsmuir Avenue  r  Cumberland, B.C.  ������S*������  Air   Dry  System.-.,  O   r, facilities   for   Storing   Perishable   Articles1'are' now    '  ."'c-nplete..     'Eggs;'   Butter,. Game,   Fowl- and .Meats   of"  ;;  ' kinds Stored at  Reasonable   Bates.'. . ........."..'.,'...'.-::.,  ....WARD, will be paid ior infor'mationfleading to the .con-/  viction'of persons approprintingor. destroying our Beer Kegs.  ���������;'��������� '.-ONION  Phone   27.     .    ''  BREVv,rNG;CO.,.LTD.  ~Jr*  DUNSMUIIi STREET  J<s.  For Orchard,  Field  arid Farm, .  *���������   ''. * '" ,- "f ��������� '    '     '    ' 1 '  '    ���������    '      '- ��������� '��������� ��������� ff  ���������  Highest Grades,"' Best,results obtained from'their use. '   Adapted;to all - ''��������� "V./V-',"}I  '- *      c y ' J Soils. - Suitable for-all Crops.'     -"-';   -,       ;" ���������"<  -*;��������� "'.",*:,'   "'-''fvJ  ' iNALYS.S    AVAILAIilL'ITY&'SOLUBiTjfY strifitly guaranteed.'  GoVEKNiVlENT    ANALYSIS    Of's, STANnAKD'    BRANDS'' SHOWS    TJIEM'  -    ABOVE  PER'CENT  OF   PLANT   FOOD   CLAIMED.1   >��������� -' -  TO "' BE  ������^    "LAND  REaiSTRY   ACT'*  In ^the matter of un Application fori  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to Lot  one hundred and seventy four (174) Comox  District. /  NOTICE is hereby given thatMt ia my  intention ..afc'-tbe expiration of one month  from the firat publication heieof toMs^ue a  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to the  above lands issued to .Edward Phillips on  the 5fch day of September, 1893. and numbered 17026a. y  S. Y. WOOTTON, _,  Registeau-Genbhal.   .  Land Registry Office, Victoria,  27th January,11 1903.v  '4 2 03    6fc  Comox Assessment District.    i  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in  accordance with the Statutes, that  .Provincial Revenue'Tax and all assessed  7axes and Income Tax, assesr.ed and  levied undei the Assessment Act and  amendments, are now due and payable  for the year 1903. All taxes collected for  the Comox Assessment District are due  and payable at my office, situate at Cumberland. This notice, in terms of Law,  is equivalent, to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  Dated at Cumberland 2nd Jany., 1903.  JOHN BAIRD,  ASSESSOR AND CQLLECTOR,  Comox Assessment District,  Cumberland Post-Office.  7-1--02.  4t.;  ,  'Standard   Formulae      I'-    - \ **.'.-" .-���������*."    ���������    '      ."','-Vv ">'-'"   ���������"-  'BRAND "A"-For Grassy Hay,'Grain,-Truck'and (Generalr Farming    ���������      "1 *''   ���������=-'"-  "BRAND "Ii"���������For Oichards, Berries,'Potatoes,!Roots," Hops or any crop where .  -    -j - ���������"        -    ���������   Potash is> largely needed. ���������   l '- - v-     - ���������    '���������  '_  BRAND ."C"���������For Crops on Peaty Soils/Clovers,   Pease;   Beans   or -wherever,  ' t      '       Nitrogen isnot wanting.   ,   . ' ���������.-, /   '"*     .  .  " /  'We-also carry a complete stock of' Muriate  of   Potash,   Sulphate   of. Potash,,-  K^inite,'Superphosphate, Thomas Phosphate and Nitrate  of   Soda.     *     '  ' '������������������-.������ ^... '       "    .."/''  For Pi ices, PV^npnlet aii'd''Testimonials address        **'",' ,  'Victoria  Chemical Co., Ltd.,  '    *      c VICTORIA,   B.C.  ���������     - -     ,       7'     -  31 12 02  Start the-New Year Might  ���������and it will End'Might.  OMMENCING SATURDAY, JANUARYJ:3rd, ; 1903, T  ���������^ will-iive with everv dollar's worth purchased.'a.-PREMIUM-. TICKET valued" at I'd..cents. These tickets are  redeemable in Books.' Keep your tickets and as soon as they  amount to the price of the book you want hand them in and  take the book free. This is a grand chance to get a Good  Set of Bookb without costing you a cent. The Price of the  Books is from $1.75 to $4.00.        Call and see them.  NOTICE IS   HEREBY   GIVEN  that ap-  . plication will   be  made   to   the Lgeislative  Assembly of   British  Columbia at its next  Besiiion for an Act incorporating a company  to, be known as  the    V British Columbia  Northern  and  Mackenzie  Valley Railway  Company," with power to construct, equip,  maintain and operate  a line  of railway of  such  gauge,   method  of   construction  and  motive" power as  may be decided upon by  the said Company with the approval of the  Lieutenant-Governor-ia-Council from Naso-  ga Gulf or some other convenient point .at  or near  the  mouth of  the Naas River in  British   Columbia,   thence  by way- of  the-  Naas and Stikine Rivers to r/eeae Lake and  thence by way of the Dease  River to the  Northern  boundary  of  the' Province, and  from a point at or near Dosliq Lake to Tele-  'traph Creek; also from Dease Lake or some  convenient point on its line aouth thefaof to  the Eastern boundary of the Province, with  power to connect with or  make traffic arrangements with other  railways;   also to  build   and   operate   steamships   and   river  eteamers, to construct and operate telegraph  and telephone lines, to acquire water rights  and exercise tho rights of a1 power company  under " Partly' of the" Water Claunes  Consolidation Act, 1S97," to accept bonuses  or  aids  from any  government,   municipal  corporation,   company   or  individuals;    to  generate electricity for the supply pf light,  heat and power, and to exercise such other  powers and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficient carrying out of  the above undertaking.  Dated at Victoria,   B.C.,   December 1 at,  191)2.  CHARLES H..LUGRIN,  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 12 02    6t  #  SJ  MNtcEY fl. JRLGGS-  To Cube a Cold in One Day take  Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.  All druggists refund the money if  it fails to cure.    E. W. Grove's sig-  ������  nature is on each box.    25c.  1      52t    U 1 03  NOTICE  IS   HEREBY GIVEN  that ap- ;  plication will be made to the  Parliament of   '  Canada at its'next-session for an Act incorporating   a company to   bo   known   as the  "British Columbia Northern and Mackenzie  Valley Railway Company,"  with power to    -  construct,   equip,   maintain and  operate  a  line of  railway of such gnage,   method  of  construction and motive "power  as may be  decided upon by the Company with the'approval  of  the Governor-Genefal-in-Couhoi!  from Nasoga Gulf or some other convenient  point at or  near  the mouth  of' the Naas  River in  British Columbia  by way of the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to Deaee Lake and  thence by way of Dease River to the "confluence of the Liard and Mackenzie Rivers, and  from Dease  Lake to Telegraph Creek and  from the confluence of the Liard  and   Mao-  kenzie Rivers by way of the  Liard,   Polly  and Stewart Rivers to Dawson, Yukon Territory; also fro.n Dease Lake or  some  convenient  point  on  its line South thereof to  the Eastern boundary of the Province, with  power to connect with or  make  traffic ar.  rangements   with   other  railways; also- fco  build   aud. operate steamships   and   river  steamers,   to   construct  and   operate telegraph and telephone lines,   to acquire water  rights and  exercise  the rights of  a power'  company under "Part IV" ol the ''Water  Clauses Consolidation Act, 1S97," to accept  bonuses or aids from any government, municipal corporation,   company or individuals;  ; to generate electricity for the supply of light,  heat and power, and to exercise such oth4r  powers and privileges as are incidental to or'  necessary to   the  beneficient  carrying  out  the above undertaking.  Dated at Viptoria,  B.C.,   December 1st,  1902. - . = '..  CHARLES H. LUGRIN,  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 12 02    8t  .Reliable Lady Agents wanted 16  take orders, for  the. Best  Custom-  made  Dress  Skirts   and   Walking ..  Skirts in Canada.    Write quickly.  Dominio-n Garment Co.,  Guelpb.,* Ont.' ���������" ,  3 12 02 Box,  209.  ..'"'���������


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