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 (Y3  , x.  ^ i  TENTH   YEAR.  .CUMBERLAND,' B. C. , TUESDAY,   FEBY.  24,  1903.  NOTICE  To all: whom . it may  WE, the undersigned '*��������� hereby declare,  that we still have,some Goods on  hand in our Dry Goods and, Gents  Furnishings Departments which we would  like 10 dispose of before our  NEW GOODS  arrive.. '   And thsit we intend on Saturday next and  .the week following to offer the said Goods at  Prices.that will cause their removal from  our Premises.  Sworn before me this, <he  16th day of February  1903, at Cumberland.���������Economy.  SIMON LEISER &r CO.? LTD.  Telegraphic News.  V  \l  ,-i  K.  '.;  E3B!BBRBEEnBng5&g3B2S3B3E&  r%tt'?&&&fig^J^&^ x?gx2@feSgx2^i55x2eSS^  |Nicholles ,&: Reiiptif 9 Ld.  I 61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B   C.  8 ;. ,   y * l     .    '- - - -.     ���������  ���������        ,   HARDWARE, MILL AND   MINING   MACHINERY,  ^If-^^^^ .IMPLEMENTS  'l'''-Wy^r: ''OV^AI^Km-il^: >r--'-f'vx-v>^r^-* --      '"���������' -*-1' ' --^'������������������;  $_   Ageuts for McCormick Harvesting Machinery:  ' Write for prices arid'particulars.    P. O. Drawer 568.  ? j. ."''Sgg'r^gg&gx^ ������  Ladies, Your Attention:  Send us your Name and Ad-  dress on a post card and we  will send vou   by return   mail  A Calendar for 1903,  It  contain.8 many   ���������'pointers"   that  will  please  you,   as  well  as  keep  you  posted  on  the  Best  Place  to  Bry :���������  Furniture, Carpets & complete House Inrnishiiip  Write at once as we have only a Pew.  I   WEILERBRO:  "J  Victoria, B.C.  'Is  r  Remember to keep in mind' that  a Calico Ball comes off on'lhe' 17th  March.   .-..���������'.  Professor Alexander gave pome  entertaining lectures on "bumps"  in the Cumberland Flail last week  and Monday. It. is said he struck  the truth closely in reading the  characters of several prominent  residents.  According to a letter in  the Free  Press, Mr CI iff e of Comox takes exception to the reporting of the fact  that an  acetylene gas machine at-  the Lome Hotel exploded.   Yet the  item was given'jus- as any other hit  of news, and there'was nothing in  the truth of the matter  meant for,  nor  was,. derogatory to   Mr Cliffe.  .The machine simply blew up, and  spattered raw carbide on  all Hides.  That's all.  A la-ge number of friends   and  members of St. George.VPresbyter-  ian Church met on Sunday evening  to listen   to the last s?rm.oii  to be  preached  in  Cumberland   by ' Rev.  Mr Glassford.   The reverend gentle  man   was   attentively  listened   to,  and we have no doubt his  hearers'  will profit by the eloquent woids  which fell from his lips.   Mr Glass,  ford has been faithful and diligent  \x\ the discharge of  his duties,  being a good citizen.     His high character  and  integrity   have  won the  respect   of   the whole   community,  and   we   consider  that  the church  has   suffered  an   irremediable loss  through his retirement.      We  join  with   the many friends  in wishing  Mrs  Glasc-f.-rd  a  complete restoration to health, and  that  they both  may be long spared t������> continue the  good work wherever  their ioi  may  he cast, ers' Union.  Nanaimo, 22-^-Friday's Gazette  contains following announcements:  Local legislature will be summoned  April 2nd instead of March. In  changing the date of meeting of the  ast-embly, i'ivo as the reason that  time is required to,get business in  sha4 e lor meeting.  The following constituie the board  of examiners for 1 he Comox mines  during 1903., Appointed by owners  ���������R. Short, D. Waiker ; alternates  ���������J. Strang,'J. Kesley. Appointed  by Lieut.-Governor,���������\V. Johnston.  'Elected by miner?���������Jas. Reid, J.  Combs ; .alternates���������R. Cue, , Win.1  McLellan,  Victoria,  Feb. 23���������On Saturday  Hon.  E. G. Piior telegraphed the  management ofo Crow's Nest Coal  Co', and to President Miner'si Union-  offering his good v\ ill as Premier of,  B C,   towards   bringing   about   a  settlement of Fernie strike, and will  goto Fernie if necessary: and has  at-sured all concerned that his colleagues are all willing and anxious ,  to promote harmony between men  and  Company,   also  reported   the  Premier strongly urges both managers and men to submit their ttif-  ferencts to arbitration      Reported  this'( ffef has been declined.'  ''  ..   London,    Feb.   23���������Canada "had  formally protested, to the Imperial  Government   against  (he  appointment <f  U.S.  Senators .Lodge and  Turner on' the Alaska Commission.  Fernie, Feb. 21���������The local'Union'  gave a s'reet parade this afternoon  in which there were 408 miners in  the line of march. After the parade'  the  business men   were invited to  assemble-in Union. Halt..where .the  most important  grievances  of .the  miners were presented 10  them by  the Un.on.     The parade was given  to disprove the contention of Corn-  pan v that but 18 per cent, em payees,-were Union n.et).   An open vo e  was. taken and   not a- single  man  claimed   to have been intimidated  or to have quit work from being in  fear of the Union, and the action of  the Union in calling the men was  endorsed.     There is no present indications  of a   settlement, on  the  contrar}*",  everything   points  to a  long  and   bitter  struggle,   and   if  neither  the   Government   or   any  other outside agency intervenes the  Crow's Nest- mines will remain idle  for a long time.    The miners to the  main Union and Non-Union agree  and are prepared and determined  not   to  leturn   to  work until the  abuses they complain of have been  removed. _  Owing, to the strike the  smelters in  the  upper country are  unable to secure a*sufficient s-upply  of coke.    It's not at all improbable  that  coke   may  be   shipped   from  Union Bay to meet the demands.  Nanaimo, Feb, 23.���������A public  meeting was called by the Mayor  last Thursday to discuss the proposed Inland' Railway and B.C.  mining. The meeting was well attended but it ended in anything  but harmony/ The socialists who  captured the meeting <?poke strongly  against both proposals, and resolution in support of the proposal to  aid the railway was lost. Mr Hawthorn wait's amendment declaring  for a railway via Nanaimo, Lakes  and Alberni with its terminus at  Nanaimo was carried by a vote of  74 to 32.  Nanaimo, Feb. 23���������During the  past week no new development i  the mines strike situation have occurred. So far as known, however,  the. tension was somewhat relieved  on Saturday when the management  sent for the Executive of the Min������  place lasting several hours, as a result, amass "meeting will be held  to-day to receive the report of "the 1  Executive. This is the first meeting that has taken place since the  arrival of President Howard from  San Francisco, anVLthe'rerults will  be awaited with much interest. Mr  Howard will address the men at the  meeting. ,A11 kind's of stories ate in  .circulation, the,most prominent  being,that one of the demands made  by the men is to have Thos. Russell,  ,the new superintendent, dismissed  f i om tthe service. Upon inquiring  into this phase it is found that great  'irritation has followed.Mr Russell's  decision to do away with the 25cts.  a day paid to the safety lamps men,'  and he is blamed for affecting this  change in the workings of those  mines. It is difficult t-j learn de-  finately whether his dismissal is  absolutely-demanded or. not.  Nanaimo, Feb. 23, 6 p.m.���������Situation here has assumed more serious state. Men met in mass meet-  ingthis morning.' Statement from  Company described state "of coal  market and in'effect refused demands of men. Pointed out that  in stopping work without notice  agreement between Union and Company had been broken. Proposition that-President Howard should  meet Union apparently iiot(.favoi-  able. After over three "hours' dis-,  cussion meeting terminated. No  information as to decision reached  being available except that work  was not to be resumed at present.  Even ye*, however, a strike has not  been declared.  *** *������ **SV  5"*"*^^   If ^k  CAN'T  3   ���������   /dJ  MATCH  THIS  r.  ���������"^THOUGH we "can't match this in  Double-Breasted Coats, we have]  everything that is beautiful and useful ih  this popular , st>le��������� and ,others can't  match our prices. We dress conservative men, young'dashing men, old men,  clergymen, slim, short, heavy, or tall  men, and do it appropriately.'  You   will   not   find   our Styles nor  " Prices   surpassed   m  advantageous  points to you.'  MOORE : BROS.  COUNCIL   MEETING.  .._   '. February. 16th:  A long interview took  Present���������Aids. Bate, McFadyen,  Short, Daniels and Kilpatrick. Aid  Bate took t he chair.  Minutes read and adopted.'  Communications ��������� From H. P.  Pullen, asking that Crown Bank be  exemptea*. from taxation for five  years, upon their instituting a  branch in town.    Laid on table.  From Prow  Secretary  notifying  Council of confirmation of appointments of Aid. Kilpatrick and Mr A  H. Peacey, as Licence Commission-  ers.    Laid on table.  From Dr Gillespie .declining to  act as- health officer at salary offered, and resigning his office. Laid  over until next night of meeting.  From -Miss A. Ramsay asking for  u>e of City Hall for a Boy's Club.  Laid-on table.  Accounts���������From F. Anley, fee  for services as auditor, $10. Referred to Finance Committee.  From L. W. Nunns, postage supplied, $1.50  Deferred business.  Re Mr Pullen's request.     Moved  Aid, Short, seconded  Aid. Daniels,  that a by-law be enacted to exempt  taxation.    Carried.  Re Licence Board. Aid. Short  mentioned that he thought Aid.  Kilpatrick was ineligible on account of being the owner of certain  premises now holding a wholesale  licence.  Council satisfying themselves  that this did not render him ineligible, the Prov. Secy's letter was  received and filed.  Miss Ramsay's communication  was then dealt with, and it was  decided to allow the use of the  room on two nights every week,  but that any other engagement on  these nights would have the preference, and the permit-sion to 1 e  withdrawn at anytime the Board  saw fit.  Scales���������Moved Aid. Daniel", seconded Aid Short, that fee fur weigh  ing be 25c. for all.  Aid. Bate asked0 Aid. McFadyen  tb take his place as he desired to  give his views on the matter. He  then said .that it would be inadvisable to raise the price for scale  tickets. Only a few farmers availed themselves of the low rate by-  buying 50 tickets in advance. Moat  others still paid 25c. and if the  price were made uniform, the farmers could easily raise the price, of  produce,to make up the difference,  and the consumer would suffer.''  Aid.  Daniels'  wished   to   know  whether���������following Aid. (Bate's line  ot" argument���������farmers who got the  tickets at the low rate, charged cbr-T  respondingly. lets for their produce?  No, they did not!    By all  meanb-  tben, if one had to pay25c. make-  all pay the same.       v .''.���������.  Aid.   Short    agreed, with   Aid.  Daniels.     If a,farmer could put 50  or 100 loads in the market atone  time, he could bette-i afford to pay  25c, than the one who only placed  a few, yet these were the ones who  were.protected, when in justice the  small farmer should be the one.  Aid. Kilpatrick wanted lees to  remain as they were.  Vote resulted in a tie. For motion���������Aids. Short and Dnniels ;  against���������Kilpatrick and M'Fadyen  Chairman Bate casting vote against  tbe motion thus defeating it.  Aid. Short gave notice of motion  to introduce an amendment to the  Pound By-Law at next meeting.  Mr Hornal, city scavenger, asked  about soil buckets in places where  these were worn out and the tenants refusing to replace them, re-  fetring him to their landlord.  Upon enquiry, it transpired that   .  Mr Nunns, city clc-rk, was the landlord   in question,   and   he   lost no  time in  promising to see that the  necessary utensils were provided.  Aid. Daniels made a complaint  about Aid. Kilpatric-k's wagons and  sleighs blocking up the 2nd Street.  His attention had been directed to  the. matter by ethers, and some accident might ensue.  Aid. Kilpatrick said that in all  large cities, empty wagons were allowed on tbe street.  Aid. Daniels reiterated his statement that the street was blocked.  Aid. McFadyen corroborated this  and Aid. Kilpatrick promised to  abate the evil.  Moved   Aid.   Daniels,   seconded  Aid.  Short,   that 100 dog  tags be  purchased.    Carried.  Council adjourned.  Mr R. Grant returned last Friday  from a visit to Nanaimo. He  brought with him a pair of fine  black horses to use in the logging  camp.  nf{  "C '���������MM  ���������������  ������  '������  IT'S  $ .5   S  BY W. HEIMBURG  x^, ������  &    Autfier of   "A Penniless Orphan/"*  "Gertrude's  Marriage,"    9  ������������  "Her Only Brother/-' Etc., Etc.  ���������  9  ���������>.    TTo   .stroked  ,hcr 'hair   caressingly,  - nnd looked tenderly at her.    She did  not notice it;   she  was  trembling   in  'every nerve. ,'Now that she had him  to take her place, her strength seemed   leave  her.  "Sit down," he begged,' and put  her ' in nn arm-chair. , "Be quiet  now;  vou have been  very  brave,   I.u-  ' cie."   * ���������  lie nodded to her, and went into  ���������the. bedroom, tlie door of which had  remained   open.  It was not long before mademoiselle, also appeared. "She is awaking," she ci;icd. "Thank God, it was  only a fainting fit! Heavens, how  often I used'to" faint as a girl! And  \a make such a noise about it!  Pes rest,you rang as if there were a  fire or a murder. I shall never forget the-trouble it gave me,  jamais!"  "1 do not want-her--to----.seo.-me  here," Lucie now heard her lover say;  '.'and',.perhaps " it would "be better/  too. if she did not find either' mademoiselle or ��������� the I-Tcrr Baron . here  when she wakes. -.The less one makes  of these attacks the better, for the  patient," he' continued.  "Put some one must be here," said  mademoiselle; going up to .the doctor, "and. I know her maid is never  allowed  to come here unless called."  "I will stay here, .Alfred," said  .Jjticie. "I will act as if I had'just  come;  or���������"  "That is" the best," .said he. "If  Frail von Lowen should be very restless, send for me." ,  ^he stepped out into the corridor  with him.  "What a frightful struggle she must  I.avo had. before she came to that!"  whispered the young girl, leaning  s.ga,inst him.  ��������� "She is- ��������� nervous and fanciful,  child," * he returned,"*'coolly; "that  kind  of  thing happens  oftener     than  -you imagine. Only take care that  she does not think too much about  this foolish attempt,, of hers; don't  be embarrassed; talk -.to her' ab'out  other things. You .'must help me  sometimes, Lucie." He kissed her  tenderly   oh   the   forehead,   and- bade  ��������� her go *. back. "Make everything  quiet as ' soon as possible," he  begged.  X.ucie sat more than a quarter of  an - hour in the deep arm-chair in  the boudoir, looking through- the  open door of the bedroom at Frau  von Lowcn's bed. They had all, in  accordance with the doctor's orders,  left the-' room.' On a little table  stood some wine and refreshments  in readiness. They had shut ono. of  the windows again, and now it looked only as if some tired child were  sleeping sweetly, watched over carefully. The twilight of the spring  evening filled the room, and without.  in .the garden, the nightingales were  singing.'  Hortense did not move; but Lucie  paw ' that she lay there with her  large eyes wide open; perhaps she  did not yet know what had happened. At last ���������she''sat: up in bed, and"  looked round, her hands on her temples; then she began to look for  something.  "Hortense," cried the young girl,  "may'Icome in"? You were sleeping  so sweetly, ��������� I did not want to wake  vou. I have been waiting here o.  long ..while to thank you for your  kindness yesterday."  Whil<  :>    ��������� saying-  th os  e      wore  Is,  she  drew  near  tho  bod,   and   took  lior-  tense's  hand:     r.  I.'wo  la  i-gc,   frig  htoned  eyes  stared  out-  of  the  white  face  of  the  young  barouc  :ss      at  the  slender  girl.  did  not  answer  "Do  not      d  isturb  yir.jr.self,  .   Hor-  tense,  and do not be <  offended  that I  have   surprised  you  asleep;  I   was  sen t   u  p.       Are  .vou  a  i.gry witli  me?  You  k  now mo  ���������Lucie  Walter.1  "    She  FO.L down on the edge of the bed,  and laid, her arm on the .shoulder of  the sick woman. "My dear, good  Hortense,"'  she said,  -warmly.  "Vou!" said tlie young woman,  svvd. pushed her arm away. "What  are .you pretending about, and why  do you tell me lies? Why did you  come to-day?"  "It was well that I came to-day,  IJorlqnsc."  "Very well, as one may take it;  tout I beg you will nor. trouble yourself any further. But just tell me  what time it was when you were  shown in?"  "It was about half past five."-  *'And what time is it now?"  "It  is  half past seven."  "Who announced you? Who came  first to  my  bedside?"  "No one; I found you so," returned the young girl, emphasizing each  word.  "Vou?"  "Yes,   I,   Hortense."  "And  the others?"  "They think we are talking tog-ether."  Hortense was silent. "Go," she  said;, "forget it. 1 can not be  thankful; it is too bitter, what you  "have done to  me."  "No,  returned  the  young girl,,,although Plortense turned away, buried her face in the pillow,, and clutched at her hair with  her slender hands. She remained  quietly seated, - and began to talk  softly. "It. was really wonderful  that'    we should  ��������� meet     yester  day, Hortense. It has brought back  my childhood so vividly to me. Po  you remember,, pet, papa's little  monkey? What a good little thing it  was, and how droll it used to look  in the little goat-cart. I could  pain't 1������he place where we buried him  with so many tears. Do you remember how we once fell down, and you  got such a cut on your forehead  that my father had to sew it, up?  You clung so to my mother, and I  cried so -bitterly with you. Ah, my  dear mother! I can never forget her,  'she was so good and kind! Many a  time at night'when I.lie in bed,  it seems to me before I go to sleep,  that I feel her soft hand stroking my  forehead, and then I have , to cry.  Do you ever feel that?" ���������  Hortense turned rourid. "No,',' she  said, doubling her fist. "It makes me  enraged to think of my mother, for  she was -worried to death and into  the grave, and I was deceived about  the only person who ever really,-lov-  ed me."  "Hortense, a fiancee should not  speak so," ,said the young girl, reproachfully.  "Fiancee?" she laughed, scornfully. "Fiancee?"  Lucie stopped, quite frightened.  "Give me a glass of wine," begged  the young baroness. Lucie brought  it to her and she , emptied it at a  draught. "Do you" know the old  Baroness Lubeska?" she asked.  "That horrid person, that all the  children run after, because she is almost always drunk?"  "Yes; she got in the habit- of it  because her husband deserted her.  Is it not better to be dead than to  come to that. I have not be-.Mi able  to get that woman out of my  thoughts since yesterday. Give me  half a glass more, Lucie."  "No."        . * '   '   .    *  "How careful you are! But do me  another favor: there was an envelope  here; read me one of the letters in  it. You must have taken it away."  "Yes; here it is," said Lucie, and  she took it out of her pocket. "I  thought it was a farewell to your  grandfather."  "Of course, so it was; ������������������but:a letter  to me was inclosed in it from him���������  to keep for my father; there, read  it���������it'is   the white heavy paper."  "To-morrow, Hortense. It will  only excite you again.  "  '���������Read," she said, in a commanding  voice.  And Lucie read:  "Dearest Hortense,���������I cannot * express'to you how unutterably hard  it is for me to write these few  lines to you. You know how I love  you, and will understand the pain  it gives me, and will believe that  nothing but the ' stetnest necessity  obliges me to give you back your  promise. Wo must part, Hortense.  Why?.'Your-father.. I dare not tell  his daughter of all the bitter debts  he has incurred, and yet I almost  believe you are not unprepared. , My  position you will understand���������"  "Stop,"-interrupted Hortense.  "My poor, dear Hortense!" sobbed  Lucie, kneeling down at the side of  the bed.  "Before this I could cry, too,"  murmured the young baroness.  "But get up! Ach! I am so tired of  it all.- If you had only let me  sleep! All that I have, loved have  decieved me, have rewarded me with  hatred and ingratitude. They have  taught me suspicion and contempt."  Lucie sobbed silently. She thought  of the bright, sunny child that  used to hang so lovingly on her  father's neck, that used to talk so  much about her handsome papa, and  she saw before her a pale, despairing  woman who longed for death on account of this same father.  "I am very tired," moaned Hortense.  "Sleep-���������rest on," begged the  young girl, and arranged the pillows.  "Give me your hand, "Lucie; stay  by me till I fall asleep. Come again  to-morrow; your voice quiets me.  No, no; you shall not watch here;  Minna can sit in there on the sofa."  She held the little girlish hand fast  in hers. "Do not cry," she said  once more. "Can you understand me  now?*' Then after a pause, -when  Lucie thought she had been asleep  some time: "It has done me so much  Rood to talk to you, Lucie. Do you  remember the nightingales used to  sing just so sweetly in your garden?"  She spoke a few more words in a  low tone, half intelligibly, and at  last she fell  asleep.  Lucie slipped out on tiptoe; the  maid sat in an armchair by the  f;alon door. Lucie gave her the necessary directions, sent her in,  went home.  (To be Continued.)  ."What    Wnshinst'oii'   "Lacks.  There is no avenue- in Washington  which- measures .-idequately np to tlie  full demands oi' civic beauty. Woodward avenue in Detroit, Euclid avoiun-  in Cleveland, Poach.roe avenue iu Atlanta, Independence avenue in Kansas  City and Summit avenue in St. Paid  are^11 examples of handsome thor  oughfares, where magnificent private  residences, are set iii miniature parks.  On a larger scale Brook line, near Boston, presents a charming picture of  suburban development along picturesque and artistic lines. There is nothing of the kind in Washington.  An Artist's Trials.  Brownly���������Dauber 'certainly- lias his  own troubles.  Pindar���������Why, I thought be was doing splendidly. '  Brownly���������He was until he painted  that last landscape, lie painted- the  sun in too natural.  Pin der���������How could that be?  Brownly���������Well, it dries up the" water in the pond so fast that he���������has to  paint in uew water every two or three  da vs.  ���������> u;!; of f.ie . "*r<el;s and- I'u'.nnus  [���������ii ��������� ���������'���������> l > I'iui'lack mingled with  in the un'p-T'.im of Hire.' purls of  ,,;���������!������������������;���������;   1/) il'K,' "���������'"  lie*  Jailer. ���������        c  and  " TBE PHOOF OF THE PUDDING  .LIES IN THE EATING'." ...  ��������� The doctors arc dumbfounded, tho  druggists astonished, and the people  excited and .joyful 'over the wonderful-cures and tremendous sales of the  groat Ben-iedy, St. Jacobs Oil. Every  case of Rheumatism���������some of many  years/ , standing���������has given way to  this powerful remedy-. Thousands of  certificates like the������following can be  furnished as, to its value :���������  , George Scleyer, Publisher of tho  Chilton, Wis., "Volksbote," used St.  Jacobs Oil for "almost- unbearable  pains in the back, which had completely 'prostrated ,him." A few applications  cured  him entirely.  Mrs. Fred. Eberle, Bellaire, O., was  for a long time severely troubled  with Rheumatism., St.- Jacobs Oil  instantly relieved and entirely cured  her.      '    . :������������������/;���������','   .��������� ' r  J lev. Dr.'.'B.^Pick,. of .Rochester, N.  Y.. sufl'crcd. "so .intensely "from Rheumatic pains'- that he was -'unable to  preach. Several, applications .-from a  bottle of St! Jacobs Oil, ' "relieved  hini.'" ������, ���������   , '  P. Radder, Cleveland, Ohio, says,:  "Two applications of St: Jacobs Oil  cured me of great and long-continued  pain in my foot-."-.  Messrs. C. L. Bruudage and Son,  Druggists, Muskegon, Mich., write:���������  "St. Jacobs Oil has a wonderful  sale. Wo sold eight bottles at retail  yesterday. This will give you somo  idea of how well it is liked in this  section."  Mr. Louis Hinkcl, of East Poesten,  Kill. N.Y., says :���������"I call St. Jacobs  Oil the best liniment I ever used. It  cured me of Rheumatism and pain in  the  back."  Herman Rittner,,.Manchester, 2ST.H.:  "I" have tried St. Jacobs Oil and  found it excellent. All those who  havo purchased it speak of it as  *simpl\   incomparable.' "  Geo/G. Ei-flle, Palestine, III.:���������"'!  was in bed suffering from a swollen  leg. I used St. Jacobs Oil, its effect  was wonderful. The following dixy I  attended   to my business  again."  l'.)r. Otto Fuls. Reading, O., writes:  ' The sale of St. Jacobs Oil is constantly increasing ; it is praised by  everybody and never fails to give entire satisfaction."  A  woman can test a man's patience  h\-  asking  him   to   thread  a  needle*.  Tne  total  number  of  deaths  in   Indiana in September was 2,.>'.:":.  "Pinto Shell"  Cordovan for  H.B.K. mitts  and gloves is  ^y^-as* made  f'rom'  back and hips of the Western Bronco, - the toughest hide  weight for weight worn by any animal.'  :Tanned   by' a pure  vegetable   process  without   oil   or  minerals lo conduct cold.  The toughest most pliable leather,used in mitts or gloves.  Scorch and boil proof���������will not stiffen in cold weather  nor crack when dried out quickly. ^���������"*"h.b.i������  .Sold by all dealers.   Sco this brand "  Jf your dealer has not pot Lhem write us and send his name.'  Each pair stamped "Pinto SIzoH" Cordovaaby  udsora.. Bay .Knitting Co.  ' SO St. George DtreBt, Montreal.     128 Princess Street, Winnipeg.  Makers,of������"Warm Clc-thins, Mitts, Gloves, Underwear, Sox, "Moccasins, etc.. 102  The  never  vidual.  ���������proverbial    luck  mentioned   by   the  of    fools  is  luckv    indi-  maris -limcnt Cures Cplflsa Etc.  Childrem.put grown people to shame  when .it-cohies to" telling the truth.  All ���������������������������men; make mistakes,. but what  the newspaper man does is write.'  No family living; in a. , bilious country  should be 'without Parmelee's v Vegetable  rills. A few doses taken now and then  will keep the' liver active. cleanse the  stomaoli 'and bowels: from all bilious:matter and prevent Ague. "Mr. J.-L. Price,  Shoals, "Martin Co., lnd.. writes:' "I  have tried a box of Parmelee's Pills and  find them the best medicine for Fever and  Ague   I  have  ever   used.  ' If a man is satisfied with himself  ho is usually disappointed in other  people.  H you see a book agent who has  not called on you, do hot worry.  Hc'li   get  around.  Minard's- Liniment Cures Meiier.  Some people have a mania for saying smart things that make other  people smart.  Lawyers have no excuse for going  hunery. as tlie statutes have lots of  provisions   in them.  SAFK, CERTAIN. PROMPT. ECO-  "NOT.'lx.'.���������These few adjectives apply with  peculiar force to Dr.: Thomas' Select lie  Oil, ti standard ������������������ .���������'external and- int.ei-nal  remedy, adapted to the relief and eu'iv of  <o'i!,-hs, sore throat, hoarseness, and ail  affections of the breath ins; oruans, kidrey  troubles, sores, lam en ess and '. physical  pain.  Lawyers are men wlip work with a  will, and doctors often.'.go. ahead and  prepare the way. '���������*{��������� ,;,>  ���������Jt is the man who snores loudest  who always inanages'to get to-sleep  first in  a sleeping car.  CURED ONCE  AND FOR ALL  Dodd's   Kidney    Pills   Make    No  Halfway Work of Kidney  Disease.     <-   .  J, McDonald Had Klieuniatism- antf  ���������Dropsy, Was Cured by Dodd's Kidney  Pills, nnd Has Had no Kotnrn ql tla������  Trouble For Five Years.  Marriage is a lottery in which the  bl.infcs arc husbands���������so says a wife  who  takes  in  washing.  One young man wants to know  how long girls should be courted.  The same as short ones, of course.  lie ��������� I love the true, the good, the.  beautiful.  Miss Sereleaf���������Oh, Mr. BlaiU:, this,  is so  sudden. '   . ' ���������  Borne of the people who think they  wer'j born to command do not discover their mistake until they get  nun ried. .    '  The Average man's little troubles  would/'KoJ".*'. amount to much were it  not for Vine "uncalled for comment of  his friends-'.upon them.  Men of leisure seldom have time to  do  anything.  The  artist  always  has the. best   of  it in  a drawn battle.  It   is  not  every client who  is   able  to keep his own counsel.  Habits    grow     on     a   man,   but  a  small  bov  soon  outgrows his habits.  Windsor, Ont., Dec. 29.���������(Special)  ���������lt has been acknowledged for some  years that Dodd's Kidney Pills  would cure any case of Kidney Disease, and of late those interested in  medical science have been watching  those cures to conyince themselves  that they were permanent. Gradually the conviction is forced that  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure once and for  all. One more proof of this is furnished by John J. McDonald, a well  known farmer, now residing at 130  Lianglois "avenue. Five years ago he  was troubled with Rheumatism and  Dropsy. , Vor two years he suffered  terribly, and the different 'medicines  he tried failed to relieve him. His  legs were swollen and the pains he  suffered were most acute. He used  Pond's Kidney Pills, was cured, and  his cure caused quite a sensation at  the.  time.  "Mr. McDonald, speaking of his cure  recently,  says :  " I have had no return of my  trouble up to the present, and I am  not anxious for any. Ii is with  pleasure I acknowledge that Dodd's  Kidney Pills cured me. I found them  just as- represented, and they did for  me fur more than I. expected they  would."  A    philosopher     has   an   excuse  anv. old  thing except  the toothache  for  Dover's Y-Z. (Wise Head) Disinfectant  Soup Powder dusted in the bath softens  the water, at the same time that it disinfects.  A to[ier must think his .stomach is  a'spirit lamp, judging by the way he  pours in  the  alcohol.  Off Colour?  Practically the whole English  speaking population of the  world keep themselv!������,in  condition by using ^   ;' v.,;;  9  eeciiam s  Sold E-rerywhere.   In boxes, 25 cents.  "���������Jl  1  1  4  *a  4  *s  *1 '5.������-::  ySi\  ���������������������������.., ;-fi  tOGOf&9Otttt������V������������0������Q&Q&G&Ci%  i '"1  1  THREE  OUTSIDE  SEATS  By Elizateth R. Cutter  (rj   Copyright, 1001, by Elizabeth R. Cutter  When I took the omnibus" for St. Germain des Pres at'the riace Clichy and  mounted to the imperiale,  there were  alreads*   seated-  there   two   priests,   a  bareheaded   working   woman   with   a  , filet of  marketing in' her  hands, two  "'" schoolboys  carrying  the   usual   black  portfolios under their arms and au old  gentleman who was reading the Petit  /Journal.    Next to the latter I found a  place.  A moment later the omnibus stopped  again, and I heard the voice of one of  my., country women exclaiming nervously, "I1'never'can climb up that ladder, never!"  Then a girl spoke.   "Oh, do try, Aunt  -Martha!    They say the outside  sgats  ..arc so pleasant."  .    "Is   it���������do you  think'it's  perfectly  ���������   safe, Mr. Henley?" asked the anxious  voice.''     ' '  "Perfectly safe," came a reassuring  masculine echo, and there was a half  second's pause,  in* which,  I suppose,  Aunt Martha^ tried to ascend and failed,  for the conductor broke in lmpa-  ( tiently: "J3n voiture!   En voiture!   LJne  .'' place en'.bas!   Ncuf places en haut!"  , "Take the seat inside,  Miss Percy,  do,"   urged   the   man's   voice.     "Your.  .     niece and I can go on top."  The omnibus started forward, and  ,. two Americans came up outside, a very  pretty girl, elegantly dressed, followed  by a tall, athletic looking man. They  seated themselves directly behind me,  and she exclaimed:  ��������������������������� <t "How delightful it is up here! And  ���������what a shame that we've been lu Paris  ty������'o "weeks without ever taking the  bus! Isn't it too bad that Aunt Martha  Rtayed down below?"    . '-  < "On the contrary," he replied, "I find  It extremely agreeable to be alone with  you for ;once. I've been trying for  days to have a word with you by yourself, but your aunt is a perfect wonder  atckeeping. the party in strict triangular  , shape whenever I go out with yon. To-  ' day I purposely urged her going inside  so that I could talk with you in peace  up here on top."  - "Now I understand what is meant by  'wickedness in high places,' " retorted  the girl playfully.  ��������� "Don't try to put me off, Miss Ware,  for it's no use. You know perfectly  well that I love you and"���������  "Sh-sh! What are you thinking of,  Mr. Heuley? You certainly aren't going' to make love to me here, on the  top of an omnibus, right before. all  these people?"  "Why not?" "he persisted. "They  don't any of them understand English.  Look at that ferame 'de menage and  those boys and the priest. They're all  F(reuch. We are. as safe here as if we  were iu the parlor at home."  "But that girl behind us''���������she lowered her voice as she spoke���������"do" you  think she looks French?"  "A Parisian unmistakably," he answered. "She doesn't understand a  word we say." -  I' a Parisichne���������I, who had been  away from New England only six  ��������� months and who thought my nationality, as plain as if it were stamped upon  me in red, white and blue! It was a  shock certainly, but the blow was softened somewhat by the compliment to  my clothes. Aren't the Parisiennes  considered the best dressed women in  the world?  But the mistake bad touched my  Puritan conscience as well as my  feminine pride. I was listening to a  conversation manifestly not intended  for my ears. Ought I to get down  from the omnibus? That would be  quixotic surely. I could not afford to  be late to my appointment for the  Bake of two perfect strangers who  would never know of my delicate kindness to them. Ought I to speak out  frankly and say, "I beg your pardon,  but I understand everything you are  saying?" That'would be embarrassing  for us all and really cruel to Mr. Henley, who had been trying for so long to  propose. When a man is in such  straits that he has to make love on the  top of an omnibus, he ought not to he  wantonly interrupted. It was plainly  ' my duty to keep quiet.  "But young French girls don't go  : out without a chaperon," objected Miss  I Ware. "She is all alone." '���������- '  { "Not at all." he answered. "There's  .' her father right beside her reading the  ' newspaper."  '    I trembled with fear.    It seemed as  if my neighbor must have understood  that, but a glance showed him to be  happily    ignorant    of   the    American  daughter so suddenly thrust upon him.  He was reading a serial story in the  ��������� Tetit Journal perfectly unconscious of  ! the romance going on behind his back.  |    "Well,  haven't you anything to say  to me?" asked the young man.  "What  can   I say?   'I   don't think  you've known me long enough to ask  such a question."  "Not long enough!" he repeated,  "I've known you all summer."  '  ,  "Nine days on the steamer," she  counted - deliberately, "two weeks in  London and two weeks here. It's easy  to see that you didn't study arithmetic  in your youth." ��������� ; '  "You 'are trifling" with me," he exclaimed. "It doesn't take ten years to  find out that you're in love when you  meet the right person."  "Yes. but ,what is it to be In love?"  she asked. '"And how'are you to be  ���������ure that you've met the rU'ht person?  In the old fairy story one knew the  true prince b3r the halo around, his  head, but I don't see any halo about  you.' I see a,young man in a straw  hat sitting ou the top of a bus. It's  not romantic in the least.".  "Well, never mind if it Isn't romantic,"! he retorted. "Who cares about  love being romantic if it's real? Love  doesn't need to be announced by a  band of music and brought In on a silver platter. ; It's much bigger and  more serviceable than that.- It's for  all times and 'occasions, and It means  just as much on the top of an omnibus  as anywhere else." She made no answer, and after a moment of silence  he spoke again, "Is there any rule  about when and where a man should  propose?"'     r  She was -silent. We were passing  the opera house at this moment, and  the busy line of the boulevards, came  In sight. The omnibus stopped In  front of Cook's , office on" the , corner,  aud the" two priests got down, but no  one else came up to take their places.  More than' half the broad Avenue de  1'Opera was behind us before the  3roung man-asked once more: ,.  -. "You know I could make you happy,  don't you?" .. "  Still she did not answer.  ."Don't you?"  "There's the Rue de rEclieller she  exclaimed quickly. "We must get down'  here for the Hotel Normandie."  "Don't stir," ho said peremptorily.  "Your,aunt won't get out without us,  and you and I are going to the head of  the line. We must settle this question  once for all."  I was delighted at this decision. The  head of the line was my destination  also, and now I knew that I would  hear the end of the story. I no longer  questioned whether \ ought to announce myself or get dowm from the  bus. All my scruples had vanished in  the absorbing interest of the situation.  What woman ever, left a novel In the  middle of a proposal? ���������*  The omnibus drew up slowly at the'  corner of the Theatre Francais, and a  crowd of waiting people came out, into  the street from the station under the  trees. We could hear .the 'conductor  calling off the numbers "Un,' deux,  trois,-en1 voiture! Quatre, cinq, six, en  voiture!" as the vehicle filled up with  passengers. "Complet!" was called at  last, and the controller screamed to the  outside seats, "Correspondences sur  1'lmperlale?" There were no transfers, tand the horses started toward the  Rue de Rohan.  "Well, Miss-Ware, is it 'Yes' or  'No?'" asked Mr. Henley as we moved  on.  "I don't know," she answered hesitatingly. "I like you- very mueh, but  I'm in doubt, and when people are in  love they don't doubt. Therefore I  can't be in love."  "How very disagreeable logical women are!" he retorted.  "I can't decide my whole life in ft  minute," she went on. "I "must have  time to reflect."  "You may reflect," he replied, "al!  the way from here to St. Germain des  Pres. I'll keep still so that you can  think better." . The omnibus was Jolting across the court of the Louvre as  he spoke.  "But I can't think at all when you  Bit there devouring me with your big  eyes," she complained.  "Then I'll look the other way," he  said."  "I don't know why It Is, but whenever any one makes love to me"���������.  She broke off as if abashed at the implication of her words.  "Go on," he said. "I'm not such a  fool as to think that I'm the only man  who ever made love to you."  "Well, then, there's a mocking little  evil spirit Inside of me that always  rises up and makes fun of love. I  thovight when the right man came he  would silence that voice, but I hear  It speaking now."  "Don't listen to It," be answered  promptly. "You say yourself it's an  evil spirit."  Neither spoke for a moment, and  then she remarked as if thinking  aloud:  "I shouldn't make at all a good wife.  I   hate  sewing and  fussing  about a  house."  "Is it a question of a housekeeper?"  "I can't even cook oatmeal"���������  "Have I asked you to cook for me?"  "And I have a great many faults."  "I hope so.   I detest angels."  There was another pause.    Then as  we rounded the corner on to the Boulevard   St.  Germain   she   asked,   half  I couldn't help admiring the young  man's spirit. After an acquaintance of  only one-half hour I was almost ready  to say "Yes" to him myself. Unfortunately he had chosen Miss Helen. We  rode up under the big chestnut trees of  the boulevard in silence. ,lt seemed a  long way to  me. but at last the old  A great_canad;an.  feir   SmuUbrci    "."lemiiify's   Tribute    to    the  X..i(������; I������uv.   Hr.  <iirorir������ 31ojjrc> Grant  ol"   ICmjjsf on.  Addressing- the audience at the recent laying of tlie coi ner-st one of the  Grant Memorial 'ilsdl at Queen's Uni-  ersity,      Kingston, ���������    Sir    fcSandford  spire,of St. Germain des Pres came in i Fleming said in part:    "By the   wish  sight.   We had reached the head of the   of the students, by the .request of the  council by the resolution ,of the  trustees, we are assembled here today to perforin an important function in which we are deeply;. interested. As -Chancellor of the miners-,  ity the  duty  lias     devolved  upon'  me  line. , '    v  "Helen, is it 'Yes' or' 'No?' "  I   listened,   breathless, ' for   her   answer.   Nov. at the very last, was she  going to disappoint him���������and me? Peo-  pie were starting to get down from the   ������ ^ ~^..rincnt piiX in laying  Imperiale and stumbled over me as  they went, but I was only dimly conscious of their feet and their apologies.  In'olrembling ,suspense 1 waited Miss  Helen's word.  "It is 'Yes,'  Edward." she said.    "II  was 'Yes' all the time,  pid."  "Put women are so cruel, dear!"  I descended  in  front of the fiances,  but I had. scarcely put my foot on the  ground when I  heard an exclamatior  of horror behind me. ,  o -l  "TCdward, look at that young Frencl  girl! 'She has on a short skirt!   She'-  an Anieric-n'"  Stiit>?<I   Husband of u  Noted Singer.  Catalani's husband, a'1 handsome  Frenchman, was even more uniutellec-  tual than his wife���������-he was stupid.  Once,   having  found' the  pilch  of  the  the corner-stone of a building to be  erected in loving memory of our late  Principal. The building, to be raised  on the site upon ��������� which we now  stand i.s to be used as a convocation  hall unci always to b'c associated  Men are so stu- j with. ,his name. Twenty-five years  '���������,<<< ' ago. on  lhe 2nd  of 'last month    ,vOc-  tobor), the I.ev. George Monro  Grant was appointed Principal ' of.  this university. .On May 10th of the  present year (J 902; he" passed to liis  reward. Between these dates he performed faithful services and endeared  himself to every one connected with  Queen's, pile gave unstintcdlv a quarter of a century of his best years. He  labored .with untiring activity and  unceasing /.cal to place on a broad  and permanent.''foundation a1 great  scat ol^ learning in eastern Ontario,  lie-steadily aimed,, to complete ' the-  establishment of a    university    where  piano too   high, she said'after' the re    the  Canadian    youth of   this genera-  hearsal to her husband.: "The piano is  too high. Will you see.tbat it is made  lower before the concert?"    '  When the. evening came, Catalan)  was annoyed to find that the' piano had  not been'altered. Her husband sent foi  rlie carpenter, who declared that he  had sawed off two inches from each  leg, as be had been .ordered to do.1  'Surely it can't be too high-, now,' my  dear!" said the stupid husband sooth-  irii^lj-. Q. x   . .' '  .  A Kiss   Itj   tlie  D:irk.  Today   1   asked   of   Madge;   tlie   winsome  ' sprite,  >  -  To whom I'm pledged hy grace of love's  ,;'       old story.'  "Were you not rather startled when, lasc  night.  I caught you in, the dark conservatory  And kis-sed you?"   The effect of her reply  I'll leaye for, you  to glimpse,  then draw  liie curtain.  . .-.      ,  "Well.   no.   not   startled,"   came   her   answer shy..  "1' thought  'twas   you���������but wasn't  certain!" ". '      .       ,  , A- IJard  DIow.  The manager was mad clear through.  - "This is the last time," he cried.  "that I'll.'ever' let a lot of freaks ii.t.������  any theater of mine!"  "What .secih.s'.o be the trouble?" in-  ��������� lu'rod the treasurer of the house as he  linished dusting the last seat" in the  front row.        ,    ��������� . -'   ���������       -   ���������"  "Trouble! Why. the curtain fell down  last night aud struck the, man with  the granite head���������aud I'm ont a tes:  dollar curtain pole!"���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  , Now York's City Record.  The New York City Record, an official' publication owned and issued by  the municipality, is the biggest newspaper in the world. It appears every  day in the year, Sundays and legal  holidays excepted, and sometimes contains as many as 3S3 pages.  laughing. "Tell me just one thing,  please���������what will you do if I say  ���������No?' "  "Oh, don't worry! I shan't kill myself. I shall make love to Aunt Martha."  Horses   In  "Venice.  It 1's.said that some of the Venetians���������those who have' never been to  the mainland���������have never soon a horse  in all their lives. A showman once  brought one to a fai; and called it a  monster, and the factory hands paid a  quarter to see the riarvel.  Not   Entirely  "Wasted.  "Maria," said Mr. Henpeclc, "you'll  never know how I appreciated your  kindness to me when you thought I  was going to die." '    *-  "Well," she replied, "I'm glad to  know that my kindness wasn't, entirely  wasted   after   all."  EnglaiKVn Coal.  A wall thirty feet high and thirteen  feet broad could be built all round  England with the coal annually raised  in that country.  To   Clean  Marble.  Take.two'.parts'of common soda, one  part of pumice stone and one part of  finely powdered chalk; sift all through  a fine sieve and mix with water, then  rub it well over the marble, and the  stains, will be removed. Rub the marble over with salt a od water.  Tlie  BltSM of Is'noranee.  "Were you ever unconscious?" asked  the wise gay of the cheerful chump.  "Not," replied the' cheerful chump  airily, "that I was t:ver conscious of."  Rice and Mosquitoes.  Ricefields are such great breeding  places of mosquitoes that the Italian  government passed a law as long ago  as ISO'; regulating the distance from  dwellings at which the cultivation of  rice is permissible.  tion and of   all    coming   generations  would reap  the' advantages  of higher  education in  its, most'perfect     form.  We see evidences of  the success  whi-h  has attended''   these ��������� efforts     in     the,  stately buildings erected around    us,"  in the  many   eminent -professors ..who  have been"   gathcreh-   together     from  many sources of learning,  and in the  yearly increasing, numbers     of . students who   flock  to  this  university. He  was a, man  of many  gifts,  a  man.  of.  strong intellect, ,  a   scholar,  a teacher, a preacher'and  a  theologian.    He  was a man  of  a Hairs  of  singular,, resourcefulness,    lie was'endowed  with  broad 'patriotism and statesmanship.  He was a man of hopeful^courage and  of high  principles.    When   occasion required  he  was  fearlessly     outspoken.-^  And   withal  'he   was    of    deep   syra-"  pathy,    of     tenderness , and   singular  unselfishness;,  no   soul   more    gentle,  not   one  amongst     us' with    a hcar.t  more noble, ' jibt  in  all   Canada  ' one  more  steadfast  or, more true.- "We  do  well to cherish  the nieiiYory of a'man  who lias long been,. and- who will long  continue to  be,  an inspiration to  the  studcnlS'Of the university'.  "While   the      death      of    Principal'  Grant is a private loss to individuals  innumerable, it has     been   a  calamity  to the    university. '     His  death     has  been a national   as    well as an  individual loss.-    Put should   we-  'mourn  that our  beloved    friend     has    found  rest from his labors  and entered     on  his eternal jubiiee?    Jf in   his absence  we find  the    university   face  to    .face  with grave     difficulties,   let   us   recall  his hopeful spirit and , follow'the    example he always    set   us:    .Let us    be  patient, and  let our patience  be combined with faith.    His  was  the   mind  of high  resolve,   of  lofty   ideals     and  penetrating insight.       On this    occasion I   may   fittingly   repeat     a    sentence to     which   he     gave     utterance  when   he  addressed    the  students     in  Con   ocation    Hall    a  short  time  before his 'death.    1 re< spoke  of a vision  of the future which  had been    given  him:    T see  oi'v  university  strong  in  love, an   ever-mavjasing     power      for  good; our  country   purging    itself    of  dross and  passing forward   to  be     in  the van of the world's battle,  an empire as  of  old.     dispenser   of     justice  to all   under  its    Hag,   and   champion  of liberty,   civil,   religious,   intellectual and commercial-, and our    common  humanity   struggling ��������� up     into     Hie  light, slowly but surely/ realizing  its  unity and    accoim-lishing  its  mi.-f-lon  to establish  the Kingdom of God uj)-  on earth.' " '  Horsew That "Worlc.  The horses that are best able to stand  hard drains are those which work  steadily every day in the week.  "Yevr   Arithmetic  Teacher���������Plow many make a  Hon?  Julniny Smart���������About one in a  Hoc, I guess, aia'atn.  inil-  mil-  As Seen by iin  Knylish Visitor.  Toronto is' exceedingly beautiful.  You can take a car and ride through  street after stieet of 'delightful homes  ���������simple, attractive, well built, with  cosy "verandahs, and green lawns,  and brilliant flowerbeds. There are  none of the long rows- of villas, all  exactly alike, that, disfigure a London suburb, but every house has some  distinctive feature,, some beauty all  its own.  Every visitor to Canada is impressed with the sober habits of the  people. I did not see a public-house  in Canada���������that is a public-house as  we understand it in England. There  were one or two quiet saloons in the  French part of .Montreal, but that is  all. Montreal has Sunday closing,  and even in our hotel" lhe bar was  closed during the whole of Sunday.  Co into any restaurant or hotel dining-room in Canada, and I will undertake to say that you will find 95  out of every 100 visitors drinking-  water.  Of   course,     though     Canada  nee'ds  men and women so  badly,     she   only  needs farm laborers and "domestic, servants.       Professional  men     are    not  wanted; lady typists should not' think  of going  there.    Healthy,   hard-working young    fellows    with     a     certain  amount of capital will do well,     onlv  they must   not    expect'    luxury     and  ease, they must be prepared  to rouc.h  it. and   work  hard.    But,   putting the  question of  capital     on   one  side.     it  practically amounts to this���������that Canada only wants laborers nnd  domes-  lie .servants.    For  these there    is    always a groat demand,  and  they    will  find    plenty of     work     and   adequate  wages.���������V.   A.   A., in   the  Young  Woman, London, England.  A WALKING TRIP.  Dixie   Gives   Some   Hints   on   Conducting;;  Girls' "Walking Parties.  ,   The    delightful  possibilities    of     a.,  walking  trip  can  scarcely   be  overestimated.     It  is   more   enjoyable  thaii-  a .two  or  three hours'   walk,   because-  it   furnishes  that  spice   of   adventure  'demanded     by     every    true    walker.. '  Moreover, it- affords unlimited oppor-,  tunities    for '  broadening" one's  view  and becoming  better   acquainted witli.  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 ' for   a   first  trip-,  twenty miles is  far  anough.     An  ordinary  girl  can   probably   cover  this,  distanco iii two  or three  days. From,  this  first  trip  an  estimate    of    one's;  walking,   abilities    may      be  gained,  from  which  the  length of  other trips,  may be computed. ,        '    f '  The destination is the next thing to.  be considered.' It is best to appoint  this a town or village, from, which a-  traiu may bo taken home, __ as the?  walkers will probably be too'fatigued  at' tho end of their' jburney' to wish  to retrace their steps.' Then,, a'map  of the country through which they  will walk,, showing roads, may bo-  secured. Oh it'.the roads to" be followed by them should be clearly  marke;!, and ��������� afterwards followed'  without deviation. " ���������<   ���������  Then comes tho important question  of expense.   Tf  ihc finances,   of    the-  party      are      wi.-.ely   managed,   thesse  should  not'"be   very   high.     To    this-  end, a treasurer may be selected, who.  shall   liave   complete   control   of    the-  common      purse.       Some  discrimina���������  ,tion should,be. used  in her ^eleclion,-  and ' the girl, who knows something*  about  the "expenditure'of   money'   to  the best purpose should be chosen.   ,  As'for the items    of expense,   ,thev  most ^important  one' is that of lodg-^'  ing   for  the  nisrht,   which   should    be-  procured before starting.   'As for provisions, ,if   the   walkers -do   not    ob���������.  ���������ject   to   encumbering   themselves with ���������  them,  this  item .need  not- be  constrl���������.  ered.'   ' Pail road   fare,   however,   must,  be     provided.     Laslly, each member' '  of  the  party  generally  pays' to    the*  treasurer a settled amount to    meet,  such   emergencies, as   may   arise ���������   by  ���������_th,e way. - '  Then we may proceed to the choos-  '  ing    'of  members   of   the   party., '.On  this  matter, I believe the success   of  -  the trip  rests. -   For   it docs  not re-'  .quire much insight  to see that    the  delicate     girl,   the   girl   who   cannot-  *walkcfar, and the. girl who at certain '  times   refuses to' make herself  agreeable,    cannot    make    desirable    companions.  ' However, after passing "over these,  it'will yet be "easy  to find*  nine or ten girls who  will be glad to.  bear  their   share   of  the  expense . fox*-  the pleasure of the trip.    -- .     - , ���������  Tlicn we may turn to the question  of' dress. "With' a pair of "stout,  shoes, a walking- skirt, a dark waist.  and a durable hat, most girls catx  make themselves comfortable. Waterproofs and I'inibrqllas, however, ;ire  really necessary, ������ and should be  brought, along.-  Now. after all arrangements ar������  completed and the trip begun. no  one but the walker can know 1 he delight with which she greets the yel->  low-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..  So, she cultivates a love of travel,,  which may some day lead her to tha  Antipodes.  I will give one hint as to the time-  for such a trip. I believe that autumn is the ideal season for walking-  long distances. ��������� The roads are better, then than in spring and winter,,  and the sun less hot than in summer. , Besides this consideration,  .there is the fact, that at no other1  time is the country so beautiful: for,  with the flaming autumn woods  stretching far beyond one on *", all  sides, "tho, goldo.nrod and asters clustering around tho fences, and the-  blue-grey have over all, -what other  landscape could 'afford such a feast of  color?  Further,   if   any   of   the   parly   pos*  sess a camera, or a talent for skelfil  ing,   it  should     by  mean.'  he  brought along,and the   lands-nnrs and  groups -.taken 'by ..the' way   will   keep  the memory - of  the  trip    ��������� green  years.���������Pixi,   in Toronto Globe.  for  A Tsilfl of a. Smile.  'Tuesday night, as she smiled. it  was a contagious -affair, and the. audience returned it, writes Charles  Raymond in -The 'Toronto Star.  Those who have heard her .���������before  thought she had never done bettor,  and from all part-; of the building  came the applause demanding un encore. So she>smiles and sings again,  and wo 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 (he smile before  the audience, but. in the quire of this  room she reads and re-roads the letter, and cries as she  reads  it.  The tears wash away the rouge..  Grnpe  Eatlns  Turtles.  A vineyard owner in Algiers discovered that great inroads were made  nightly on bis grapes. He watched for  tbe enemy and found that a large herd  of turtles were the culprits.  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The Municipal Council of the Corporation of tliG City of Cumberland,  enacts as follows :���������  1 i  -1. At suoh place or places jia shall be designated by x.ti-0 Council trom time to time a  Cix-y '.Pouuil may he estaoliahed and shall be  jiuuntainud as ouch by '.'he Corporation ot  * the City of Cumberland. ,   .  2. .The Council may from timu to time  appoint, a'Vousid-ki:eper at such s.-.lary or  rouiuui-ratiou ������& it tuay decide and appropriate out of the anuual revenue.  3. The City Treasurer sh:ill furnish the  Pouud-keep^r with a book in which the  Pound-keeper aliali enter a de.-cription oi  every auiuj.il i������ip(������audi;d by him, with thu  iiuiiiti of the per������"u who took or stnt the  same to be impounded, ,the day aud hour ou  which the animal came iutw his charge ss  Pound-keeper, the day and hour on which  the same was redc.uiue.d, 'dibch.ti ged, or  otherwise dealt s^ itii or disposed of, the  name of the p.?raon and the amount  paid by the person redeeming the animal,  or, if sold, the uame of the purchaser, the  amount that was. p;>id for the animal, and  the amount, of lhe expense thereou, and the  balance, if auy, r-.-mainiug over the above,  the penalty a.liovsanee and expehites, and to  whom the same has been paid, wuich balance, if any, shail, prior to making the return to the auditor, be paid over to the City  Treasurer.  . 4. Tho Pound-keeper Bball at tho end of  the month make a return to the City Cierk,  in writing, comprising the above informa-  , tion and any other information he or the  clerk may deem necessary, which return  shall, if required, be verified by statutory  declaration or the Pound-keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper yhall pay over to the  City Treasurer all money received by him  once in every month, or oftener, if instructed so to do, and shall at all times produce  his books for the inspection of any member  of :the Councillor the Auditor or the Treas-  TIME TABLE   EFFECT! VB  OCXOBELl 25th, 1902.  The "Inter Ocean " is a member of tho Associated Presu and is also the only Western  newspiiper receiving fche entire telegraphic news service of the New York Sun and  sp.'icial cable of the Now York World, besides daily reports from over 2,000 special  correspondents throughout the country. 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Special trains ar.d steamers for "Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves tlie ritjht !o  change v.Mlhout previous notice,steamers  sailing; dates and !:ours of sailing.  Excursion Tickors on Sale from   and   to  all Stations, yood Saturday and Suviday.  GJeo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  BU  urer, when requested to do ao.  6. No horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, coiy,  catile, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) shall be permitted to run at large or  trespass in the city at auy time, or to graze,  brouse," or feed upon any of th<- streets,  squares,' lanes, parks, alleys, or public  places of the ,City, or upon any unfenced  lots or unfenced land within the city limits,  under the following penalties against the  owners, or keeper.-, or persons having charge  of the same, viz:���������  For each ox, horse, mule, ass, bull,  cow, or other cattle     ������3 00  For each swine, hog, sheep, or goat  or other animal        1 00  For each dog       0 50  7. If any of the animals mentioned in  section G of this By-la\v (except dogs regis-'  tered as hereinafter mentioned) are found at  large or trespassing within the iimits of the  City of Cumberland, or grnzing,' bronsing,  or feeding apou any of the streets, squares,  lanes, parks, alleys, or public places of the.  h-aid City, or upon any iiufenced lots or land  within the City limit's., it shdi be taken by  the Pound-keeper or his assistant and driven, led, or carried to tne 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 G of this  ."By-l-'iw, running at large or trespassing  -.vithm the City limits in contravention of  this Uy-L'AW may drive, lead, or carry the  animal'to the said Pound, find it shall be the  chity of the Pound ktn-p^r .0 receive and  impou.'.id ine same,  and p y for���������  i'lo.'se. n;u'e. bull,  cow, or  oilier ca.V-civ......'   Ea,f:h   5<wi.H',    hog,    sheep,  g'lii.r, or other aninial...  Ench dog   9. It shall be the duty of all officers and  constables of  tho  police force  of   the said  city, whenever they see or meet any of the  animals mentioned within section 6 of this  By-Law running at large or trespassu-g  within the city limits in contravention-of  this By-Law or whenever .their attention is ���������  dirscted by any person to any such .animal  running at Kigu or trespassing as aforesaid,  to immediately take charge of siu-h animal,  and drive, lead3 or-carry, or cam-e the. same  to be driven, led, or. earned to the* Pound.  10. The Poland-keeper shall'daily furnish  all   animals impounded  in the  City Pound   -  with good and  si.tiicient f.nxl, water, shel-_  ti'-r,   and attendance and for so'doing shall  demand   and    tec.ive a,from   th--    respective  owners of such animals or irom thekeep'era'  Or   persons  in   whii-e charge( the -animals  ought to be," for the ate of the Corporation,  the following allowance over and above the"  iees for iihp"undmg,  namely:���������  '     For each horse, ass, mule, bull,  cow or .  other out'le, Sl.oo per day.  For each swim1, hog, sheep,  or goat, or  .���������   .other animal,  oOcts. per day.  For each dog "uots. per day.  11. If the owner of auy animal impounded, or any other person entitled to rsdc-ein^  the same, t-lia.ll appear aud claim such animal at any time before- the sale thereof, it  shall lie the duty of the Pound-keeper or his  a.ssiatant, to deliver up the same on receiving the amount in full of the penalty, and  the allowance aud the expenses chargeable  for each aud every animal, and in addition,  thereto if the animal redeemed s a dog. the  annual tax therefor.  12. When tbe Pound-keeper 13 aware of  the uame and address of the owner of any  animal impounded he shall, wi'hi:i 24 hours  of the impounding, cause a le.ter or post  card to be Bent to suoh owner with a notification of such impounding.  13. It shall be the duty of the Pound-  keeper, or his Assistant, before making delivery of auy animal ao impounded, before  sale, or on payment of surplus money after  sale, to obtain from the person or persons  claiming the same, his, her or their name or  names and residence, and to enter the same  in a book, together wth the date when such  animal was impounded,   and   the date when  . tre  same was  sold or redeemed "as' the case  may be,  14.- If no person shall appear to claim  such animals or animal so impounded, within three days after the same may have been  impounded, or if the person claiming such  animal shall refuse or neglect to pay the  penalty and the allowance and expenses  chargeable thereon, it shall be the duty of  the Pound-keeper to give at least five days  notice of the sale thereof.  15. Such notice Bhall contain a general  description of tho animal or animals impounded, and shall bo posted up in some  conspicuous place at the Pound, where the  same shall have been impounded, and also  at tho City Hall.  16. If at the expiration of the time specified in the said notice, no persem shall appear to claim the animal or animals therein  SDecifind and referred to, or if any person  shall appear to claim the same, but shall refuse or neglect to pay the penalty and the  allowance, and the expenses accrued and  charged on such animal or animals; it shall  be lawful to sell the same, and the animal  or animals shall be offered to public competition and sold to the highest bidder by th.e  Pound-keeper at tho City Pound.  17. If the animal be a horse, ass, mule,  ox, bull, cow, or other cattle, it shall be advertised in a newspaper at least three days  before such sale.  18. If, after the sale of any animal as  aforesaid, the purchaser does not immediately pay the price thereof, the Pound-  koeper mav forthwith cause the animal to  t>e resold, and to continue to do until tbe  or ice is paid.  $2 50  50  50  19. in CV...M-. of tho sale of any impounded  r.r-i-->al r,r air-..j.aip, the said Pound-keeper  shall r.-.'.air,'..,1 1 ,:f U>o proceeda of The sale  sulficicofc to pr.y tb������ nmovin?, ov the penaity  and r.ba aiiowipye aud all cxpenset. chargif-  ,'i'hle by hun on account of the said animal  or animtils.  20. No person or persons ehall break  open,   or   in   any manner  directly   or   in-  ���������J  m  ..ii  .1  m  I  ii  7 :,'���������  m  ������������������-'w M  if  (  THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS'!  MM  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,  v-.DTTOR  The columns of The News are op������*n to all  who wish to express therein views o mat-  teri of, public interest. ���������  - While we do not hold ourselves rc'oasi-  ble for the utterances of'correspondent, wo  reserve the right ���������' of declining to inaer*"  ommunications unnecessarily personal.  1 _ -     '  TUESDAY, FEBY.,24, 1903  M^mvrv^Tt **j������rr anv  direotly aid. or assist in breaking open  the Pound, or shall' take or let any  auimul or animsls". thereout, without the  consent of tho Pound-keeper. , Each  and every person who shall hinder, delay or  obstruct any person or pontons engaged in  driving,''leading, or carrying to the. Pound  any animal or animals liable to be impouhd-  , e<j- under the provisions of this By-law shall,  for each and every offence; be liable to the  penalty hereinafter mentioned.  21. If,any dog impounded as aforesaid is  not redeemed within seven days after such  impoui ding it shall be lawful for the Pound  keeper to,kill it in some merciful manner.  -   '   "        22. Every person  who pays  the  annual  tax for a dog as mentioned m   the  Revenue  "By-law, shall thereupon be entitled to have,  such dog registered, numbered, and describ-  ediu a book to be'kept, for  this purpose at  the office of the'City Tr,ea������urer,  and to re-  . ceive a metal badge or tag, stamped with the  year for which the tax is paid, and the num-  T  ..'ber of the registration, and in case any dog  L      ' shall be found at large within the Municipality at any time without such a badge  or  tag as aforesaid such dog shall be deemed to  ,,- ������������������      h������ at large within the meaning of Clam-e 6  of this By-law.  ,23. In the event of a dog being impound-  ��������� e- and the owner proving to the satis tae; is >'n  ot the t'eund-keeper or   tho Cicy Treasurer  ;that tlie auaual (a. hod been paid and tlie  metal badge or tag hid been removed before  the impounding of the dog, it shall be lawful for the Pound-keeper to release such dog  ' ' from the Pound at once aud enter ��������� the par-  ticular-i in his book.  pp ' 24. It shall   he lawful  for the  Pound-  keeperj or his assistant, or other persoae as  lafnresiaid, to impound- any,dog running at  lars������e in lhe City and not wearing a metal  1 badge or tag in accordance' with the iast  preceding section of this'By-law.  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" > W  ������  ���������iS  l Y^l,^SW S l. UJ t-l V-V*  !������** Rvu-i-'vfitci'wjn, v.*  n������wBr(Vnnirf<!  .&.<>.&-$.bOS>$-<r$0'*>  V "  5 '.  Via  m  IP  fete  IP  i  S'  IB  saw  II  By Eugenie UhlricSi  "  ���������  ���������  ���������. ���������       ������       <^  Comiriaht: 1001. by Eugenic UliMch   "^  ^.^.^.���������.���������>. ���������������������������.������������������������������������������������������<��������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������  Young Ilcthei-iugton filled his brier  wood pipe.  "You don't mind, do you?' You are  '���������'nlwavs so jolly and, chummy."  She smiled a little, dcprecatiugly.  There were times when somehow she  wished Hetherington did not iind her  so jollv and chummy, though these  .times had nothing tb do with the brier  wood pipe. The comfortable, house was  . hers in effect, and she, the friendless  aud 'kinless kindergartner, must of  course'have felt it good fortune to be  saved the lot,of the boarding house and  given  the companionship  of  pleasant  ��������� and well set-up people: All the other  young women she knew told her oyer  ' and over again and reminded her that  she ought to be grateful for her mercies. ' '   , '  It is true that if Mn. Hetherington's  eldest daughter had not married and  gone to live iu a distant city and her  youngest had not died "she perhaps  would not have felt the need of a girlish presence hi the bouse enough to  take in Winifred. <  .- Winifred watched Hugh*' Hethcring--  ton lift his fine length and move across  ���������{he room after a light for his pipe. As  the match flare flickered, on his clean  features slie thought,   as any  woman  ' must'have, what a handsome fellow be  was. But Winnicthought also,that if  her own mouth had not been so big, her  tendency to freckle so hopeless'and the  tint of her hair so uncompromisingly  red Mrs. Hetheringlon might-not havo  liked her quite so well. Moreover, she  looked a bit older than Hugh, too,  though ��������� she had carefully figured out  that she, in fact, was a year younger.  But, then; Hugh's childhood .had  passed in the flush of pleasure and the  ' sunshine of affection, and hers?��������� She  ���������was too "humble to be sorry for herself  and too wise not to see in lhe worst  that had ever happened her the possibilities of still worse and thus be  thankful for the Providence that had  '���������- kept her in its hand;  But yet this evening she thought  more sharply .-thai).- usual of another  girl's symmetry, her gowns, her accomplishments,- her opportunities, all  the "things that are dear to tbe heart  of woman.   And why not?  Venus hcr-  "self was not irresistible until she put  on the right girdle. * Hugh had asked  her to help-in -comparing, some lists,  ' and  she  knew   very   well  that  every  ��������� minute of help she gave him this evening .was an extra minute for the other  "ii'l.  ."���������She bent her head oyer the papers  before her. for. the things she was  i.linking must steal into her face in  spite of herself.  . "Are you very tired?" said Ilether-  ington kindly, but yet altogether, impersonally. She raised her bead and  smiled. What was the uso? If it were  not this misery, it would be something  eise for a waif such as she. "Oh. not  at all," she said.  "I do not believe there is another  girl who would be as patient as you  are with all my tiresome stuff and  with me too. Even mother's endurance  gives out once in * a while, aud she  scolds about my den. If it weren't for  you, I don't-know what would happen.  If you're really not tired. 1 want to go  over these lists with you now, and then  I'm "off for the Kendrick reception.  Gertrude Stevenson will be there." he  said, a happy little smile playing about  his lips. "Seems to me she is getting  more beautiful every day. Don't you  think so?"  Hetherington did not even look at  her for his answer. He was indeed insisting' on being even chummier than  usual this evening, and Winifred bout  her head close over  the papers once  more.  "Of course." Hetherington went on,  "Gertrude is popular, very. Sillingtou  has a mint of money, too, but I don't  think she's the kind of girl who would  stoop to anything like that."  Winifred had to listen to that and  much more in snatches and monologues, and she was glad when at last  Hetherington left. There are times  when it is singularly harder to be  "chummy" than at others.  The next morning Hetherington had  gone when she came to breakfast,  something most unusual for him. In  the evening he did not ask her help.  He talked very little, and Mrs. Hetherington later said to her husband, "Can  it be that Hugh is not well?"  Her husband looked up retrospectively over his glasses.  "Maybe he's in love. Maybe he has  proposed to some girl, and she's turned  him down. Every young fellow has to  have a lesson or two. It won't hurt  him, I suppose."  "Oh. how can you talk so? I am sure  Hugh would not propose to a girl without talking to me about it first."  Whereupon Mr. Hetherington senior  smiled behind his paper and went on  reading. A long and comparatively serene matrimonial voyage had taught  him that arguments only fill the sails  with head winds.  Winirred herselr neither questioned  nor seemed to take-heed of Hugh's  moods. After several evenings he came  down and asked her once more to come  and help him. '  "What do you think, Winifred." he  said abruptly after awhile, "ought to be  the test of love?"  "T should think if some one loves you  all'the time, whether vou are fresh or  tired, pleasant or not pleasant,,successful or not."  "Fresh or tired, pleasant or not pleasant, successful ������-r not"��������� Then he  laughed a' little jarringly, she thought  "But-whiit do vriu know si bout it. after  ':i!17     Von   never   loved   like   that.   die*  .-yu?"  She looked at him with startled, almost guilty eyes, ami Hetherington had  ,-i queer' feeling ioi" having entered unwittingly into a sanctified presence.  ' He rose and walked around the room  .aimlessly for. a few minutes. Then he  said he had some nasty experiments to  make, and 'maybe she would not want  to stay.'although'he rather looked 'as  though'he would have liked to have  ,had her.        ' ' "  . But she left and then sat at her window watching his shadow move to and  fro :'is it fell against the.tre.es of the  garden. Suddenly she heard a spluttering explosion and a' strange guttural  cry. For a ghastly second she 'watched  the fitful leap of lights on the trees, but  his,shadow did not come back. Then  she grabbed her /water pitcher, full-  happily, and,the heavy rug on the floor  nnd ran into his room. She thing the  'door open Upon a thin lilur'of Uame aud  flickering tongues reaching',like dancing-imps here and there,in midair, and  through it all something like a huddled  figure on the floor. - Up went the water  ahead of herself and over herself and  then the rug over the figure, and with a  strength she hardly dared to think  could . be in ^ler tense muscle's she  dragged ,it out toward the hall. Then,  wrapping her skirts .nronnd herself  with a quick turn, she tore down the  burning portieres that "screened ' the  laboratory from the den, and, finding  the hose attached to. the hydrant, she  set the.spray over herself and over the  room.  By this time the  others  had come.  But it was really all over.' She stag  gered out to look at Hugh.   His-eyes  were closed, his face blackened.   ,  ."Is ho dead? Gl.,p is be dead?" she  said weakly.-  Then, covering - her face . with her  burned hand's as if fearing the answer, she sank down, in a white heap  beside him.  TheVuext day Hugh, who,-though  singed and stunned, had been little  hurt, sat beside her and held her bandaged hands. '. ' . -  Ho watched the play of her features  as he talked to her, and it seemed to  him like watching an unfolding flower.  He- caught himself wondering again  and again at some newly discovered  charm- What deep, fine eyes! What a  singularly sweet and unaffected .smile!  What an intimate gentleness in her  voice!  ,  Mrs. Hetherington said one morning:  "How charming you are in that pale  vellow wrapper! You are quite trans-'  formed." And she passed her hand tenderly over the girl who had saved her  last child to her.  Hugh said.'"She is Cinderella, and  the fairy godmother has shaken the  magic tree over her."  And he did not know just yet that  the magic which was touching her and  him. too. was older even than fairy  godmothers.  He spent his spare moments now trying to please her. even as sho had once  tried to please him. He told her over  aud over again that it was her wit and  her speed and her dear burned hands  that saved his life after his stupidity  with the ether and the collodion.  "Ah. no." she would say. "It was an  .inspiration. I am not a bit brave of  myself."  "Do you remember," he said one day,  "your test of'love-V"-  She blushed a little this time.   "You  never told me." be went ou. "whether  you ever loved any one that way or  not."  She did not answer.  "Do you think that you could?"  He thought he saw a smile flit over  the face, bent away from him though  it was,  and  he took  her hands that  wore now healed, though still scarred  a little. . ��������� .  She raised her head and looked at  him. and Hetherington suddenly knelt  down before her and kissed her hands,  and then he drew her head down to  him and kissed her on the lips.  .  An   African   Niprlit.  From the bush rose the death scream  of some animal in the grip of its pursuer, jackals yelped in the distance or  the prolonged howl of a hyena broke  out close at hand. A wakeful "boy"  imitated it derisively, the snores gave  place to a renewed murmur of talk, the  askari flung another log on the smoldering fire. Kot always did the land lie  silent. I have known sleep made difficult by the antics of hundreds of zebra,  who thudded hither and thither on the  plain like diminutive cavalry and cried  in a succession of little barks, worried,  perhaps, by finding the camp between  them and their accustomed watering  place. In some districts when on wet  nights rain had swamped the fires, a  zoological garden of "questing beasts"  was apt to foregather round the tents.  Thus hyenas, jackals, three lions and a  brace of hippopotami contributed intimately to one seance that I wot of.  and, as" the darkness was too thick' for  vision, that night' yielded but scanty  peace. Hippo are at all times awkward  things to get raveled up in the tent  ropes.���������Cornhill Magazine.  AS SEEN BY A BRITO>.  HOW THE LONDON EXPRESS MAN SAW  THE DOMINION OF CANADA.  Blnori   Worn*,".  Maori, women of New Zealand know  nothing about kissing. Nose rubbing  'is their form of-salutation, and when  two friends meet they'hold each other  by their hands, bend their heads until  their noses touch and .then rub them  gently, from side to side. This form  ,of greeting is not confined to the women, but is practiced by the men.  They seldom' meet without rubbing  noses. In times of lamentation the  Maori women .will sit for hours with  their noses touching and moan for  the loss of some chief whom they have  -in all probability never seen. The loss  of a brother or friend is enough to  start th'eni-oir for days, all. moaning  and howling pifeously. .They are essentially a sympathetic race, and th������  sorrows of one are the sorrows of all.���������  Chicago N<',v" . ��������� '     .q  ;     INCOME OF THE PROVINCES.  "Sloney raid Out of lhe Federal Treasury  ' iis J^roviiicKil SubswlicH.  The Statistic-id Year-Book* of Canada gives the income of all* the provinces of tho Dominion. /J he figures  include all the moneys whioh are paid  to the provinces out oi" the Federal  Treasury as provincial subsidies 'nnd  allothcr receipts of those provinces.  The sources oi* provincial revenue, in  addition to the .Dominion' subsidies,  are as follows: . Crown land sales,  timber.sales, interest on capital held  by the Dominion "Government, license  'fees, succession duties, commercial  taxes, earnings of public institutions,  law stamps, and miscellaneous.' The  sums received from all these different  sources are as stated above included  iii the figures in the Statistical Year-  Book, which we quote below. Trio  total revenue of the Government of.  Prince Edward Island is $309,115;  British ' Columbia. ' $ 1,605,921; Manitoba. $1.'008.653; New Brunswick,  SI,031,267; Nova 'Scotia, Sl.,090,-  230': Ontario.' S3.4*66,04.4.; Quebec,  $4,563,4.32. It will be noticed that-  the revenue of Quebec is  the largest.  A few inorc figures' are equally interesting: The Dominion pays, as  stated above, subsidies to- the different provinces. The totals of these  subsidies'are as follows: To Ontario.  $1,196,873; to Quebec, 959.253: to  Nova Scotia. -$132,806; to New  Brunswick, $483,492; to Manitoba.  S4.83.687; ��������� to British Columbia,  5242',689; to TM-inco Edward Island,  $196,93l|-total, .$3,995,731. *  SUip.HxU.Uu;; iu Cnmula.  Two' hundred and sixty vessels, representing a total tonnage-of 28,-  288 wero built in Canada during the  fiscal year ending June 30th  crease o.t* 20 vess  as compared with the previous year.  Of this number 89 were steamers, and  171 sailing vessels, as against 84  steamers   and    156     sailing     vossels  an.in-  jls   and    6,332 tons,  built in  number  316..  the year preceding. ' The  of vessels regis tin ed was  regaling 31,23(v tons. In  1901. 327 vessels registered, agr  gregating        35,156 tons.        Last  year 5 steamers and 22 sailing vessels were sold to other countries.  The. figures indicate that the wooden  shipbuilding industry is by no means  on the decline. Twenty steamships,  aggregating 5,53 0 tons, were built  in Toronto. and in Montreal 8  (steamships of 387 tons. Most of the  sailing vessels came from shipyards  in the"Ma.rjItim_e_Provincea.  The JSclitoi'.on His "Dignity.  The printer of (his paper is of the  opinion that ihis life is too short, to  <r0 once a week to the store and  Itand on his toes, rub his hands/  and. smile at the proprietor, and  humblv inquire if he wants any advertisement this week. r���������e proprietor of the store does not come to  our place and want, to know if- we  want any socks. Perhaps we think  just as much of our dignity as he  docs' of his.���������SmifT.  Knglisli AViilm'its Grown Herft.  Several years ago a number of English walnut trees were planted by  several persons in Paris, Ont. This  year one of the. trees, owned by "Mr.  Thomas Walton, bore seven fully developed walnuts. It is said  very unusual thing for the  walnut tree to bear fruit  country.  to be   a  English  iu   this  Two CuridUK I-';iots.  An employer who would accept  without complaint an increase of 10  per cent., in the price of some lines of  raw material, would close down Ins  business for months to resist an increase of *10 per cent, in the price of  lehor. ��������� Employes., too, who accept  with equaniinitv increases in rents,  taxes, and the cost of domestic supplies equal to a reduction of 3 0 per  cent, in' wages, would go on strike,  and endure months of privation, rather than submit to a cut ot 10 per  cent, by an employer.  Globe.  ���������"Toronto  Bnrnins  Verse.  "I wouldn't care if that poet would  bring in a hundred poems a day," said  the country editor.  "He knows how to write 'em, does  he?" asked the office bore.  "He certainly does," replied the editor. "He brings them in written on  shingles."  Fruitfuliiess oi" tlie Country stud Her Great,  EHituro for tlie  EiiterjirUing "Worker���������  ���������jrciit "Western  -.. heat Fiel-ls mid Their  --.���������surroundings  "Described    in   Friendly  Kusliion���������.S*ru������iile.s snul Successes.  The London Express' journalist,  who was with the . recent touring  newspaper men, through Canada.,  writes as follows:  Brandon was- christened a city when  it was a collection ol* tents and  wooden shanties. To-day it is one  ol* the biggest town in "Manitoba, possessing half a dozen hotels and <������>,'-  OUO people. Our train drew up with  that rumble and roar of wheels ^ and  ringing of bells that only the Canadian Pacific JL.aiiway can make,, and  in another minute the "Mayor and the  Board of Trade of Brandon City were  trying to grasp the various names of  the  party.  ���������KJX '** *���������*  They tell you out here that no one-  can help being- prosperous and happy  who will 'work. "Come along in your  tho'-sands," is the cry of the Northwest to the little island across the  seas, which its broad territories could  swallow up many times: "Work,  land,'futures for you all, and there  arc millions of untrodden acres, out  West." .      '  Wo "drove out across the- wheat  fields where'the harvest hands' make  i;2 a week, with food and board besides, andrwhere .many a struggling  .fanner of the Old Country reaps a  field'of half a .mile .square. ��������� We,heard  great stories not only of farmers who '  came out with some capital, but of  laborers who emigrated from -Eng-'  land with a few dollars in their pocket,' and now- own hundreds of acres.  Theic. are no small farms 'in j\iani7  toba. A suction ������������������ of 'land is a mile  square, and a man who docs not possess half a section is ��������� not' considered  at all; and 3 GO acres is the smallest*  amount worked. ' ���������-..  ��������� The air, was filled wlt-h the wh-r-r,-  wh-r-r,- of the reaping and binding  machines. Fur ' as"' the eye could  reach to the horizon���������and in iMani-  toba you can see. a long way���������lav al  great'ocean of wheat stirred into  gentle waves-by a cp'ol wind. Wooden farmhouses and barns seemed l almost,engulfed in this sea of grain,  and the only relief for the eye was  the,black loam of a sunned fallow,-  where the rich'soil was resting from  its labor. Down the stubble a milo  away a reaper' was turning h;.s 0 team  of' four horses, carving a slice eight  feet broad from t'ho solid block of  gold -"        ', '" .  He showed a white gleam of teeth  in a face bronzed alniost black; with  the sun as he'came near, and we halloed him 'a cheery  greeting.  "Where  from?''  ������������������Zummcrset," came back the answer.  And in another minute, he was explaining to us in the soft-tongue'd  dialect "of Wcssex how he came out  to Manitoba ten years ago with two  "dollars in his pocket. His story is  typical of many others. The first  four years, he said, were a hard  time: and if he had been able to do  so he would have gone homo again  in his first vcar, home to the dairy  farm at Yeovil where he tended cows  for eighteen   sh I lings  a  week.   ^  Fortunately for him. he "stuck  it," and after four years of work on  ether men's farms he had saved,  enough to buy a quarter section of  his own. He built his log cabin, and  plowed thirty acres in the fall. . But  in the winter he worked in the lumber woods with his team of horses;  then flitted back ib his land and sowed his wheat in the spring, working  as a hired hand again during the  summer.  131 t in September *ke reaped his own  Jiarve-st. and his thiity , acres of  wheat brought him in eleven dollars  fore-, ery acre. In the autumn he  p'owed sixty acies, and paid down  the first instalment for another quarter .se-x-tion of ���������Ian 1; till by degrees he  came to his present prosperity���������the  proud owner of '4S0 acres of > land,  with 3G0 acrest of the finest wheat  that a man  could  wish  to  see.  The average cost of plowing, sowing, and Ini'rvesting an acre (;f land  amounts to sc.cn dollars: tlie average yield in "Manitoba this year .will  beat least twenty-five bus-heis to an  aero, and that means the farmer nets  neurlv seven dollars profit on each  acre. If Knglif-h farmers could ma .e  twenty-eight shillings profit on fwen-  ty-li\e bushels of wheat, we hhould  see twice as nuuji wheat grown in  our little island.  This year .Manitoba and the Northwest have two million and a half  aces in wheat nnd another million  and a. half in oats and barley. As  the yield .is high there will be over  fifty" million bushels of wheat to export. And this can be shipped at  the a erage price of twenty-five cents  ���������or a shilling���������a bushel to Liverpool.  But a great deal of nonsense is  talked a.bo-t free grants of land in  Manitoba. All the best land is occupied, or in the hands of land companies; and any immigrant who comes  to Winnipeg on the idea that the Government of Manitoba will give him a  .profitable free grant' of 160. a-res had  better remain at home. In the neighborhood of Brandon���������the centre of  the wheat belt which extends some  three hundred miles west of Winnipeg  into Assiniboia���������good land costs  from twenty to nearly thirty dollars  an acre,    a    dollar being    four shil.l-  ings. But" twenty miles and more  from the railway there is still lan'd  to be had at six to ten dollais an  acre; and'labor is so scarce and  wages so high that a,hard-working  man will, like our. "Zummersetshire" ,  friend, save enoiv;h in a few years';-,-  time to b"y 160 acres, and farm it  by degrees till he can set up en his  own..  ff you want yom. free grant of first-  c'a.ss land you must'go info the Far '  WesL. into Assiniboia. Saskatchewan,  and Alberta; and even there vou will  with difliculty escape the' American.  Vast, tracts of land ha\ e been bought  bv flip Yankee speculatots, who are  turning it over at aii immense protit;  and the genuine American farmer is  following, in  their  wake.  Canada is,' in fact,, booming: and  in twenty years' time there is no  reason why she should not produce a  billion bushels of wheat. She grows,  after all, a mere bagatelle to-day,  not more than could be, or5, indeed,  was but recently' produced between  the Thames' and Carlisle. Manitoba  alone could produce ten times , as,  much, and the only-reason that  the wheat fields seem vast to-day is  that they-are massed together in one  small.belt of territory. Bven .more-  than labor, capital and brains are  needed in Canada to-day And if,English capital-and brains do not come  'soon-,'the richest agricultural heritage  that the Empire possesses will pass:  into alien hands. ��������� .  POSTAL STATISTICS.  lSiiorniOxiSrIncrea.se ������f Kusincss in tlie "Dominion  of Canada "Lust Year.- n  '*'" The report  of  the 3?ostmaster-Gen-'  oral for the last fiscal year says:  Tho net-revenue  for the year  \vas  $3,838^126,  and the expenditure. $3,-  883,0.16, giving a surplus  of  $5,109.  These figures  do  not include the'revenue   and   expenditure  of   the   Yukon  and Atlin districts.    In 1901 the revenue  amounted   to   $3,4 21,192,     and  the "expenditure, to  S3,837,376.  Comparing    last year     with the previous  twelve  months,   the  net  revenue    increased by $"166,933,  and   the expenditure-by 54.5^610.     On  June  30 last  there were in  operation  9,95S    post-  offices,   an  increase  of  121 compared-  with-the year   previous.     The  "mail  matter   posted     during    the     twelve  months included  213,628'.000 letters/  26,343,000    registered  letters,    0 and  7,111,000  free letters.     The  increase  in the number of letters "was 2.1,978,-  000.'    Compared in value with  the is-  suo  of'the preceding year,   the'-output of stamps'^represents a growth of  nearly   6, per  cent.,'"lhe value  of the  output  for  1900-0L  having been  $4.-,-  401,138, and   that-oM 901-2   $'4,662,-'  354,   a -difference  of  ������26.1,215.  ���������   The*  number', of      pieces issued was, 263,-  173,150,    which,    compared  with the  previous-fiscal  year,  indicates  aii  in-,  crease   of, 18,857,110,   of  7 7-1 0 - per  cent.     During  tho   year   ending. June  30,  "J"901,  the number  of paid postal  notes  was  S77.599,   and  their  aggre- ������������������  irate' value S1.4.59.015.    For the year  ended  .June 30,  1902,  the number   of  paid notes      was  1,012,091,   and the ,  aggregate value $1,702,4 69,'being an.  increase of 134:4 92 in  the number of  transactions, and of $213,4-51- in   the  amount  of  money   transmitted.  During the year  1,44 6,129  money orders  of'an aggregate value of $23,519,102  were issued,   n-gain'of 1,416,129     in  number     and t $5,593,114- in  amount.  This is  the greatest increase  in both  respects that has ever been known fin  the     department.     Of the orders    issued during the year 1,032,4-17   w tc  payable      within   the   Dominion,   and  1-13,712  payable  abroad.     Compared  with the previous year  there  was  an  increase    of  195,417,   with  an  aggregate value  of $4,098,715  in  tho former class,  and an increase of 99.6S8,  with  an  aggregate value  of   $1,191-,-  398 in the latter class.     The   money  transactions  with   the   United  show   a  very substantial     in-  over    those   of    the    previous  The   number   of   orders   issued  and  payable in   Canada    was  259,205,   with,   an   aggregate     value,  of        $3,575,803,      being      an        increase     of      77,763     in  number   and  $982,957     in  amount.     The   amount,  of deposits  in lhe Tostoflicc  Savings: .  .Bank  was  $11,382,035,     an   increase ^  of $190,986.    The withdrawals totalled  $10,617,070.   or   $812,375    more.  than in the preceding year:     The balance  standing   to   the   credit   of,     depositors  aggregated  $4 2,320,209,     a"  gain of $2,309,397.  order  States  crease  year.  abroad  Soocchh Not Sure.     ;  "Well," said the cheerful wife, who-  thought she had a soprano voice, "if  the worst comes to the worst I could  keep the wolf from the door by singing." ���������..',.  "I don't doubt that would do it," replied her pessimistic husband, "but  suppose the-wolf should happen to be  deaf?''-'; ���������'���������'.'.  Preferable.  Dusty   Rhodes���������Dey   sent   up  Bones fer ten years' hard work.  Weary   Willie���������Yes,   but   lie  got  commuted to a death sentence.  Lazy  it  Unique  Mountains.  There are four unique mountains In  Lower California���������two pf ahim, one of  alum and sulphur mixed and one of  pure sulphur. It is estimated that In  the four peaks named there are 100,-  000,000 tons of pure alum and 1,000,000  tons of sulphur.  Short of Bedclothes.  In some of the smaller Russian hotels visitors are obliged to find their  own bedclothes.  i  ;i  !'il 6  is  fi  THE .CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B: C.  A bookkeeper' should always keep  sober-���������otherwise he may lose his balance.  Messrs.'C.   C.  Richards &  Cor  "  '    Gentlemen,���������My three children were  'dangerously low with diphtheria.   On  the advice of our priest my. wife began    the ��������� use    of    MINARD'S  LINIMENT.   In    two ' hours'   they    were  .greatly  relieved,   and   in    five     days  they   were   completely   well;     and     1  firmly believe your valuable Liniment  saved the lives' pf my'children.  .Gratefully  yours,  ���������  ADELBERT LEFEBVRE.  Mair's Mills', 'dune 10th, 1899.  MRS. YOUNG'S CASE  STRANGE  BAFFLED  CASE    THAT  DOCTORS.     ,  . A man is very apt to be cut by,his  best friend when he attempts to  shave himself. . -  MIMKJD'S' LINIMENT Ilslieves* NciiTGliia.    ���������  If tombstones always'told the truth  , Satan, would .turn the hose on his  ' fire and quit" in  disgust.  Cholera, morbus, , cramps, and' kindred-  ���������con.]-laints annually make their appearance! at the. same time as the hot wcutiter,' green fruit, cucumbers, melons, etc..  and many nersons are debarred from rut-  in.GT these tempting- fruits, but they need  not abstain if they have Dr. J. 33. Kel-  logs;'s Dysentery Cordial, and take u few  drops in' water. Tt cures tlie cramps and.  choler;. in a remarkable manner, and is  ���������.sure to- check every disturbance .of tbe  "���������bowels.     . .  AVI i en a an an wants to talk he nearly always bumps up against some  man who doesn't want to listen.  ss  State ok Oum, f'-iTV ov Tora-no,  .    .        bl/O ��������������� COUinTV      -  Frank J.  Cheney makes oath that  he is  senior   partner    of     the     firm     of  P.   J.  Ohenev &  Co.,  doing- business in  the City  i of   Toledo,   County   and'State   aforesaid.  -and   that   said   firm   will   pay   the, sum  of  ,ONE HUNDRED  DOLLARS for each and  and   every  case, of   Catarrh   that   cannot  he   cured * bv   the   use    of   I rail's- Catarrh  Cure*.    , .       -   FRANK -.7.. CHENJOY.  Sworn   to  before, me   and  subscribed   in  my   presence   this   Gth   day   of   December,  A. I). 3 88(3.  A. ,W.   GLEASOJST,  (Seal)   ���������' ' Notary  Public.  ��������� Hall'.s Catarrh .Cure is taken  internally,  .and   acts   directly  on.  the  blood   and   mucous surfaces of the system. Send for tes-'  i timonials,  free.  F.   J.   CHENEY  &  CO..  Toledo,   O.  -  Sold  by  all  drug-gists.   75c.  Hall's   Family Pills   are  the  best.  Mushrooms  generally, "consist  of  90  Ver    cent,   water," hut     the remaining  10  i>er cent,  is more nutritious  than  "bread. i . '  Miliar!'.. liniment Cra DijM&eria.  None ot* Her Friends Relieved SUe   Could  Recover *nd Her Cune Has Excited  Great Interest,.  From the Courier, Trenton,, On^.  The case of Mrs. Robert! Young,  of  Stanley  street,  Trenton,  is  one that  has     caused      great    deal'     of    talk  among     those    who    are    acquainted  with her.    Mrs.  Young  is  now  in her  seventy-eighth year, and is quite vigorous   for   a    woman of    that     age.  Three  years   ago    she  took   a    chill,  which   appeared^ to  affect     her  whole  system.      Her lower limbs and   body  swelled   to   such  an extent    that she  could ' scarcely    move , them.      Her  stomach   became 'so' disqrd'crcd    that  she could not lie in bed, and for two  years she had to be bolstered'up day  anil    night. -    The  chills, which   were  apparently the  original  catise  of  the  trouble,  became chronic,  and affected  ,ter two   or ' three times'a week, -and  after  a  chill  her  skin   would  turn    a  dark  brown  color.   Her  friends     did  not    believe    she could * recover, r but  nevertheless  did   all  they  could     for  her.      Three doctors tried their skill,  but io no purpose, and the strongest  consolation    they    could offer   was :  "Well, you know we'are all growing  old.'.'      Several advertised   medicines  were   then given    her,  but with    no'  hotter results.    In August,  .1 901,Mrs.  Young had become .so bad  that  ,her  daughter-in-law had to'come from    a  distance to nurse her.      She brought'  with     her '  some   .Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Tills, and   persuaded the old lady to  begin, their   use.   In  the course  of   a  few'weeks   there   could  be 'no   doubt  that 'they , were helping ���������her,   and  the  .doctor    advised cont'inuing their use.  and now/after'using them  for   some  months,  the swelling that'had affected her limbs  is gone;  the    chills    ho  longer bother her; her.stomach is restored  to  its  normal  condition,    and  the, heart fluttering that had made.it  ric-''e.-)Sary  to-bolster her   up  in     bed  has also  disappeared.'   It is no  wonder-that the  case  has   excited "-much  comment', and the editor oi" the Courier,   who  has (.personally  investigated  it,  can''vouch     for the . facts   related  al-ovo.'   -Such    marvellous     cures  i.s  this  prove  Dr.   Williams'    Pink   Pills  to be  the best medicine    offered    the  public,  today,   and  all  those, who  are  ailing should'" promptly give then:    a  trial.    All   druggists  sell   these   "pills,,  or thc-y "can  be- obtained  by mail  at  r������Oc.   a  box,'  or  six boxes  for   ..r2..*i0.  by'v riling  direct to the Dr. Williams  Medicine   Co.,   Brockville,:. Ont.     .  -  CnrioHl ties of GlTCeriu.  One of the great advantages'of glycerin in its chemical employment is the  fact that it . neither'freezes nor evaporates tinder any ordinary tempera lure.  Xo perceptible loss, by evaporation has  been detected at a temperature less  than 200' degrees P., but il" heated intensely it decomposes with a smell that'  few persons laid themselves able to endure, f It burns .with a pale flame, similar to that from alcohol, if .heated to  about y00 .degrees and then ignited.  Its nonovnporntive qualities make tho  compound of much use as a vehicle  for holding pigments.and colors, as in  stamping and typewriter ribbons,'carbon papers* and the like.  If tho pure glycerin be exposed for  a long time to a freezing temperature,  it crystallizes with the appearance of  sugar ,cand3\ but those "crystals being  once niched it is ;:lniost an impossibility to get them again" into the congealed slate. If a littl'e water be added  to ,the glycerin, no crystallization will'  tako place, Uiough under a sufiicient  degree of cold the water will separate  and form crystals, amid - wdiich the  glycerin,will remain in its natural state  of fluidity. If suddenly subjected to  intense cold, pure glycerin, will form  a gummy mass which cannot be entirely hardened or crystallized. Altogether it is quite a peculiar substance.  ASK. ;for  vie  flavor.    Free  Put   up" in  from bulla.      Warranted Pur������,  all   sized   packages.  Ogilvie's  arian  Ah  now manufactured.'   The great FAMILY. FLOUR.  Insist on setting "OGILVIE'S,"   ���������>��������� they, trip better than th*  JHUB^XffE:    NO    EQUAL.  B**t3  XZsfa  Lots     of    ,Bie'n  death looking for  cire ' themselves  an easy job.  to  OUT OF SORT'S���������Symptoms, Headache,  loss of appetite, furred tongue, and jreii-  eral indisposition. These .symptoms, if  neglr-cted, "develou into acute disease. It  is "a trite s.-.yjncr Unit an ''ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," and  a little attention at this point may save  months of sickness and larpe doctor's  bills. For this complaint, take from two  to three of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills on  ROint-j to bed, nnd one or two for three  ni<>htt> in succession, and a cure will bo  effected.  Coke,  lure oi"  cent,   in  ii by-product in the rna.i\u'\>.c-  gas, has increased 20u per  price in  five years.  There may be method in a laxy  num'i- madness. I-Te doesn't want to  take any chances of injuring his  healtli  bv working between meals.  JAIost  bachelor's  idea  of misery  being alone with a noisy baby.  is  On tlie  Carpet. ,   ,  The   London   Chronicle   i i   an   article   criticising*" a   popular   book   says,  ���������apropos of the expression --on the carpet," which is used in the book:  ,   '"On the carpet" again.    Without any  wish'to charge so brilliant an author  with, the'offenses of her times, we are  compelled to observe, in the same book,  that absurd  carpet spread  once  more-  for the discussioirof affairs.   '"Le tapis,"  on   which   things   have   been   talked  over, in  French literature, is, need we  say.- not a'carpet,  but a table cover-  in fact, tlie green baize table cover of  diplomatic  convocation.    Oh 'that  are  laid the papers, the protocols.   A tapis  Is a  carpet only (when  it  covers   the  floor.    Paper  hangings-are  called  ta-  pisserie,   but' even, the .English   haste  to  burlesque.v with an  eye  tb, quaint-  ness,, the idioms  of  the stranger  has  not led our  authors to, speak of  carpeting    French    walls.      Would    that  "jumps to the eyes" and yit goes without, saying"  might be suppressed forever in English; but, at any rate, they  are correct translations," whereas "on  the carpet" is not. ,    "   ,   "���������  , O ;   ��������� '--W*2������ 'V"-W^*^-W*"^v#^^  Wtk6tH  H  ', VV.-.V (.*������������������?   .-  When   a man  know axle grea  is  in  love he  doesn't  se from butter.  Your Cold  with the old standard remedy that has stood the test  of 40 years experience and  is more popular to-day than  ever before.  Tlte   Donkliotiora.  . The Doukhobors, that queer .'Russian  set in Canada,' are vegetarians of the  first water. A writer iu the Outlook  says: "One of the few English words  they know is 'grease,' and upon, my offering them any food���������bread, for instance���������they' would look at it'suspiciously' and inquire. 'Grease?' They  were afraid that> lard or tallow might  have been used' in making the bread,  and, if so, they would not eat it. Some  of the Indian's do,not care lo have tho  Doukhobors visit them, as t.^y are regarded as 'queer.' and I have seen a  Cree' Indian wave an approaching  Doukhobor away by holding up - a  piece of bannock in front ol" his tent,  with a deprecating gesture and the  word 'Grease!'"  .<.��������� THE BEST. *   ,  -CARNE-FAC  -     STOPS*   FOOD.  A Vetercreary Gundltioner.  ' Manitou,'  June   2Slh   1902.  ".V.  G.  Douglas, -lisq.  iDear Sir���������Yours of the 23rd inst. was  recei\ed, also a sample of your Carnefac  Stock Food by same mail, and i am  pleased to be able to recommend its use.r  I have had an opportunity of testing; izr  in1 several cases of "scours" in calves,  and found that about11 a' ���������tablespoonful to  each, given in separated milk, had. the  ?(Tect of restoring a "healthy action of  tho bowels after two doses only. ,3 am  satisfied . that your "Carnefac" preparation will prove itself to be very valuable  to dive' stock owners.���������I'remain, vours  truly.  M, YOUNG-,   V.   S.    ,  You  can  obtain it 'frorrf. your dealer.  ��������� Many , ar young  front, by securing  man on a trolley-  man  gets  a job  as' a  car.  to   the  motor-  MOTHERLY ADVICE.  is carefully prepared from  Red Spruce Gum, retaining-  ail its healing", soothing" properties. It is pleasant to  take and is always effectual.  25 cents, v At all Drug-gists.  LEAN  \ !**���������*    5.->  tFFECTUALLY:  co^f������^  "I  9  OVERCOMES  811 UAL .,-   PERMANENTLY  ITS ^EFtoiV01*5-  BUY THE GENUINE ���������MAN'F'O BY  ���������@]r9RNIApGjYRVP'@  fOP SALE BY All QRUGGI5TS. PRICE 50C.PE1. EOTTU.  When an animal is all run down,  has a rough coat and a tight hide,  anyone knows that his blood is out  of order. To keep an animal economically he must be in good health.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  is a necessity where the best results  from feeding would be obtained.  It tones up the system, rids the  stomach of bots, worms and other  parasites that suck the life blood  away.  Nothing like Dick's powder for  a run. down horse.  60 cents a package.  Learning, Miles & Co., Agents,  nONTREAL.  A   F-nmil-   of   Birds.   .  . The wife of a Methodist minister .in  West Virginia has been married three  times, says an exchange. Her maiden  name was Partridge, her Orst bus-  band was named Robin, her second  SparroAV, and the present one's name  is Quay'le. There are now,'two young  Robins, one Sparrow- and three little  Qu'ayles in the family. One grandfather was a Swann, and another was a  Jay, buthe i.s dead and now a bird of  paradise. They live in Hawk avenue,  ' Iiagleville, Canary islands, and the fellow who writes this article is a lyre  bird and nn interested relative of the  family.  Not   tl������o  Sfiine  Privilege.  Rank imposes obligation, but it also  brings a certain1 freedom from rcstric-  tioti.s that bind the humble. A .man of  literary aspirations'who had his way  yet to make in the world wrote a poem,  which he .submitted to his Wife before  sending it out for publication.  '���������Why, Henry." she said, ou looking  it over, "you have made 'hundred'  rhymevwitli 'onward.'"  "That's all right." he replied. "Tennyson did it." ,  "Yes." rejoined his wife. "Tennyson could do such a thing, but you  can't, Henry."  To Mothers   "Who   Hkve   Cross, or Slckly  ISubies. v  -'-'Cro'ss-or crying babies    are    either  sick  or" in 'pain,    and make everyone  in the house miserable. Healthy    babies    are*'"* always happy babies,   and  al!     little    ones     can   be   kept   both'  healthy and happy by, the occasional  use 01' IJaby's  Own Tablets,    fl' your  littie one is cross, give him a "Cablet  and see. how quickly it will  work   a  x-h;!n������e  for 'the better.    Mrs.    W.    11.  Austin.    Farmington,   N.S..    says ;���������  '"Baby's  Own  Tablets a:e  just  what  every  mother  needs,   wh":i   her    littlo  ones  are  cutting  their teeth.      \\ hen  my little'one cries 1 give him a Tab-  lei .   nnd it helps him tit once. Mothers who use the Tabiets will have no  trouble   with   their   babies."'      These  Tablets    are   sold   under   a   positive  guarantee   tb contain neither   opiate  nor  anv     poisonous    drug,    and  they  will  promptly cure all the minor ailments of little ones.      Sold by druggists,   or  sent by mail  post paid,   at  2o  cents  a box by writing   direct to  the Dr. Williams^Medicine Co., Brockville,   Ont.,   or   Schenectady,   iST.   V. ,  it  fc r9       - '  SANTA CLAUS  Advises  Turkey",  Ing   a  after   you   enjoy   j'our   Christina/  continue   the   pleasure   by   emoJo  LUCINA GIOAR.  - - ' r  No   other, has  that' peculiar  sweet flavor;;  t    - ' v *  ' "Manufactured by  OEO.; ,F.     BRYAN    &    OO.  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  AIM ITARI JJJVI  Usaftc*.   -5������- O.  Situated midst scenery unrivalled fov  grandeur. Tlie most complete health r*>  sort on the continent of "North America,  It* "baths cure all Xervoua and Mnao*.  lar diseases. Its waters heal all K.l<in������y,  "Liver and Stomach uilmenta.  They bv* ������ novcr-fstiJlng- roxnert?  for   all  E5iuuiniitiii trt.uliio.x.  TJEiiAlxi $15 to #18' par  w������ukt   t.n^tstiiaa  to rosidenc* In Hotel or villas.  It is hard for  the man who  is flat  on his  back to face the world.  jGetrlu^ Down  to Bn.sfness.  Mistress (to new servant)���������There are  two things, Mary, about which I am  very particular. They are truthfulness  and obedience.      '  Mary���������Yes'm, and when you tell me  to say you're not in when a person calls  that you don't, wish to see which is it  to be, mum���������truthfulness or obedience?  There    never    was   and   never will   be   a  uni\ctsal  panacea,  in one remedy,  for all  ills   to   which   flesh   is   heir���������the   very   nature   of   many   curatives   being   such   that  were   the   perms   of   other   and   differently  sciiled   diseases   rooted   in   the   system   of  the   patient���������what   would   relieve   one   ill  in   turn   would   aircrravate   the  ot-her.    Wc  hiivc.     however,    in    Quinine   Wine,   when  obluimilde in sound,   unadulterated  state,  a remedy  for  many  and  previous  ills.  By  its gradual   and   judicious use the frailest  fC-3tems    are    led   into   convalescence  and  sirencrth   by   the   influence   which   Quinine  exerts   on   nature's   own -..restoratives.    It  relieves    the    drooping    spirits    of   those  with     whom ���������  a   chronic   state   of   morbid,  despondency   and   lack   of   interest   in   life  is    a    diseafe    and    by 'trn.nquilis.infr  the  nerves,   disposes   to   sound   and   refreshing  sleep���������imparts  vigor  to  the  action  of the  blood,     which,   being   stimulated,   courses  through      the    veins,     strengthening    the  healthy   animal ��������� functions   of   the   system,  thereby   making   activity   a   necessary   result,   strengthening   the   frame  and   giving  life  to   the  digestive   organs,   which   naturally  demand   increased   substance���������result,  improved   appetite.    Northrup   &. Lyman,  of    Toronto,     have    given   to   the   public  their Superior Quinine Wine at  the usual  rate,     and,     guaged     by   the   opinions   of-  scientists.-   tins, wine   apnroaches   nearest  perfection    of    any   on   the  market.      All  druggists  sell   it.   .  IMPERIAL MAPLE SYRUP  T^e quality standard from Ocean to  Ocean. Your nion������y back If not satisfactory.      ,   - - - - ������  HOxSE & LAFLAMME.AKt������., MONTBEAL.  DRUNKENNESS  A   DISEASE  and can be cared at  THE 8CEELEY INSTITUTE  133 Osborne 8t., Winnipeg.    Established 1M0.  Over 300,000 cures.   Don't ba decei-ved   if jrott  want a cure    Take   The Keeley   where  yoo  are treated by a qualified  physician.   Coreee-  poodence strictly private. ���������  T.  H.  METCALFE  & GO.  Grain and Commission Morohants.  Hig-liest prices paid for wheat, oats, barley or flax in carlots. "Wire or -write me  for prices before selling-. "Liberal advance* made on consignments and bandied  on con?allusion.   Licensed and Bonded*  "p. O   Box CSO. "WinnJpeff, ivran.  wmmMmttm  TnEBtECOCK AVEY ������. CO., LONOON, ONT.  irr ���������niiiimrit"*.      1    <  "Willing- to  Be  Tempted.  Willie (who has eaten bis' apple)���������  Mabel, let's play Adam and Eve. You  be Eve, and I'll be Adam.  Mabel���������All right.   Well?  Willie���������Now you tempt me to eat  your apple, and I'll give way to temptation.  A Michigan man who advertised for  a .wife received nineteen replies from  husbands-offering  him  theirs.  Results from common soaps:  eczema, coarse hands, ragged  clothes,   shrunken    flannels.  Cow  Jt'ggs of lhe year ,\. it.  [i.U'ress'smd ship In cm:  v.-AN TED-  Fresh,    veil  ma;ie.    A'so  1 -03     If none mnv. tako  We ship I;road 1'iozen  .so ihsit it cutsand eats like new wad  WiNKEPEG'GQ-GFERATEVE- SOCIETY  The Bakery, Cor. Elgin and Kcr.a  St. Winnipeg.        ;Corre.s].on(!eiice Solicited  Wife  '(during-the  quarrel)  mode you  marry me,  then ?'  Husband   ������������������  "Why,      you  conise."  ���������"What  diu,  ot  JjiU To:  REDUCES  EXPENSE  the Octason Bar  After a woman is married, all 'the  luce and rufJies and things sho li'sr-d  to buy for herself go info the children's clothes.  No man  other men  his fingers  is  in   a   position   to  until   after lie has  a  few times.   ,  sma  OHK ri,aarrf������iHW**i^',,HW*J*^'^il!S;  ^to^^jflwaw^yaf^aw^**^^  .KSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  Subscription............ $2 oo a year,  ' 7KIL 36. Huoerson. JEoitor.  tSF Advertisers who want their ad  Ch-anged., should, get copy In by  9 a.m. dav" before issue.,  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents! ' ���������  .''Job Work Strictly CO. D.  Transient Ads Cash, in Advance.  ������" ,   ' ��������������������������� "-���������"'   -' -  The AhipRan Boundary Treaty  ' h s been ratified by the United  S,.ites Congress. It is said that the  Hon. Edward Blake, .who is a  member of. the Juiperi.il Parliament, and represents a red-hot  Irish constituency, will be askfd to  act for the Dominion. If Canada  gets two aibitrators, .it is teported  that Mr Justice* Mills, a former  wull known member of the Canadian Liberal pari}' will be selected.  \m.  A  Fine Assortment  DIRECT from the GROWER to'the CONSUMER  C. J.'MOORE, Sole Agent  TSiy   and   General'   Hardware.'  , received' at the. .'. :���������������������������;��������������������������� ���������������������������;���������'" *"  MAGNET'      GASH        STOJlE  T/  ' -Andrew-Carnegie has wired U.S.  Minister.Bowei. that he will be.glad  t��������� eend' him $360,000 to, meet" the  German demands if Venezuela'desires it. .The conditions of a settlement have been agreed to by-the  representatives of the Allies and  Venezuela.'  CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS.  ' * As the use of chemical fertilizers  "is now becoming general in British  Columbia a.few woids in.regard io  their use mayrnoi be ami**-?,  Thn plant,food' they contain, be-  ini������ vin  highlv concentrated fornix,  necessitating, for u������e com para lve.y  'small amounts, leads many to'think  th.it   they   aie' simply   stimulant.--,  not. food.    If. ho,\ ever, tbe elements  that   enter   into   the-  struc\ure   of  plant life, are alone, taken into con-  ��������� .aid era.ion, we will readily see that  such an opinion is entirely erroneous.    This brings us down to three  elements���������potash, phosphoric acid  a lid nitrogen, comprising, as will be  readily seen, but a very Email proportion   of     the   crops   produced.  These essentials in their crude   or  insoluble state are not  available to  the growing plant and only becomes  so by the processes  of decompositions being slowly changed   by nature into soluble or available forms.  If  soils   are continuously cropped,  these available forms   may be ex- j  hausted more rapidly than  provided   naturally.     Crops   then   being  -unable   to  obtain   but   limited    a-  mounts,   suffer   fiom   hunger   and,  cannot thrive.   By tbe use of chemical fertilizers,  potash,  pho.-ph*>ric  acid and nitrogen can  be  returned  to'the soil in practically the same  4,-' forms in which nat.ure'supplies them  to. the .growing, plants,'enabling the  plan*.B when climatic and soil conditions   are  favourable,   to   attain  their  fullest development.     These  fertilizers should be so distributed  :    through the soil  about the plants  that the greatest possible number of  rootlets may find  tl em, care being  taken that the pure fertilizers do not  come in contact with root.; or e-tem.  That plants may derive tlie  fullest  ,   benefit from the use of potash and  phosphoric, acid it is necessary that  the  first rootlets  sent out  by  the  growing plant or germinating seed  should find them within easy reach  in readily available forms.    About  80 per cent, of the entire amount of  potash and phosphoric acid absorbed, in taken up during the first half  of tbe growing period, clearly showing  how   necpssary it is that they  should have early supplies.     Even  with nitrogen  in its most soluble  and   immediaJ.cly available   forms,  buch   as  nitrate of soda, early ap-  ' pH..at-ions aru lo t.e   .ecunmended  In early sprint* the nitrogen as con  taincd  in   our  soils   is   practically  dormant, and only becomes  available as the soils are warmed by the  suuVrays.'     Early applications of  available nitrogen will often give a  crop a good start-, making an 'excellent stand of vigorous plants, befoie  those   untreated   may   have-   made  any' piogre-s   whatever,,   also  fre-  quently.hastening maturity of crops.  This also,is true of pho-phor.c acid.  That these fertilizer's can  be profitably ived-is clearly shown.by many  farmers   in   Biitish Columbia- who  are now applying them to.,"11 crops,  such  as .grasses, cereals, roots and  fruits.' "Soils almost barren, being of  the poorest nature, are no.v p.oduc-  ing crops  that  can scarcely-be ex-  celled,'-'due entirely  to  the^ use " of /  chemical fertilizers, and in many instances at far less expense thin by  any other method of manuring, that  could be employed.    The smalt per  centageof potash,  phosphoric acid  aid   i it r������-get*., contained in  stable  manure, makes it necessary tb ������p  ply far larger' quantities  than can  be- produ-ed oiv  the' majn.i'.y   of  NOTICE    IS    I-IEREIJV GIVEN that  i',vo.months after date application will be  made by tbe  undersigned   to the  Chief  Commissioner of Lands and   Works   for  permission to purchase forty acres   more  'or less situate on'tbe west side of Observatory  Inlet  in   Cassiar  District  which  may be,  described   as   commencing at a  make  marked   "Pacific  Northern N.E.  Post located by E. R. Collier," planted on  lhe west side of Observatory Inlet   about  '.three  miles   north   of   Ramsden    Point,  thence'w'cst twenty chains  thence   south  twenty'chains thence east twenty chains  thence north following the coast'line to  the "point of commencement.  Dated this 6ih day of February, 1903.  THE PACIFIC NORTHERN  CANNERY Limited.  17203-8; ' Northern Cannery.  Pocket Knives, . Table Knives and Forks.  Spoons of ail kinds, Scissors, Razors and.  Capers,   Tea  Trays,   Meat  Choppers,   &c  WASHING    MACHINES.  Bunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland, B.C..  Air   Dry  t������r������������jj^5;    System...  . 1  n', facilities for Storing Perishable Articles are now  ������0 JplxT ������ggs, BuJ, G.o... Fowl and Meats o,  kinds Stored at' Reasonable   Rates ;������������������������������������������������������  I farms. With present .lay rate of  ���������waaes,'low.prices ruling rfor our  agricultural produce, the intelligent,  u*e of artiiical fertilizers, becomes a  matter of aln.ost absolute necessity  to the fanner, if he wishes I.Pmaintain his farm in the highest state ol  fertility. <���������  BASKET BALL. SCHEDULE.  $10=  UNION  WARD "wiil be paid for-information leading to t He con -  viclion of persona appropriating or destroying our Beer. Keg*  'BREWING CO.,  Ltd.  DUNSMUIR STREET P. O.Drawer    45-  April  Se7iiors.  Counters���������Coun-'X   Unknown.*���������Mohawks   ���������Kids���������Counters.   Comox���������Unknowns   Mohawks���������Counters   Kids���������Comox   Counters���������Unknowns        "j|  Mohawks���������Comox  ^  Unknowns���������Kids   Juniors.  Eagles���������Clovers   Feby  Maples���������Shamrocks    ^arch  ������  Eagles���������Clovers       \\     )*  .Maples���������Cloverj         (     -������Z  Eagles���������Shamrocks  ~l  Maples -Clovers   April    A  Eagles��������� Sh'amrocks   Feby.  27  Marih   0  "       13  "      20  "      27  3  10  17  24  27  10  TAKE    NOTICE.  I intend to, spyly to the next meeting of  the Board of Licence Commissioners for the  transfer ��������� of the licence of the late Jauet  Gleason to John Frew.  WILLIAM GLEASON,  Duly authorised agent of the  late Janet Gieason.  Dated at  Cumberland   this  Second   day of  February.  1903.  4 2 03    4t  LAND  REGISTRY   ACT.  In the matter of an Application for a  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to Lot  one hundred and seventy four (174) Comox  District.  'NOTICE is hereby given that it is my  intention at the expiration of one mouth  from the ti rat publication hereof to is-me a  Dti|ilica..e of the Certificate of Title to the  abovo lands issued to Edward Phillip* on  tht: 5th flr������y of September, 1893, and numbered 37020a.  S. Y. WOOTTON,  Rkoi.stkah-Gkn'bjial,  Land Registry Office,  Victoria,  27ih January,   1903.  4 2 03    6r.  [L.S.]     .  HENRI  G.  JOLY DE LOTBINIERE,  CANADA,  Province of British Columbia  EDWARD VII., byvthe Grace of God, of  the United kingdom of Great Britain  and Ireland and of lhe British Dominions bevoud the Seas, KING, Detender  of the Faith, etc.-, etc., etc.   ,  To  our faithful  the members  elected to  serve   in   the   Legislative Assembly'of'  our .Province   of  British  Columbia, at  our City of Victoria",���������Greeting".  A   PRO 0 LA M ATIO N.  H.A. Maclean > BiHEREASwe  Dep ALtorney-C/enera!) H :ire desirous  and resolved, as soon as may be, to meet  our people of our Province of British  Columbia, and to have their advice in  our Legislature :  NOW   KNOW   YE,    that  for divers  causes   and   considerations,   and   .akiny  into consideration the ease  and   conven-,  ience   of our  loviny subjects,   We  have  thought (it, by and with tlie advice of out-  Executive   Council,   to   hereby  convoke,  and   by these  presents   enjoin you,   and  each   of   you,   that   on    Thursday   the  twelfth day of March, one thousand nine  hundred and three,you meet us in our said  ��������� Legislature  or    Parliament of   our  said  Province, at our   City of Victoria,   FOR  THE DISPATCH OF  BUSINESS, to  treat,   do,  act   and  conclude upon those  things -which in   our  Legislature  of   the  ���������Province  of  British   Columbia,  by   the  common   Council   of our  said   Province  may, by the favour of God, be ordained.  In Testimony Whereof, We have  caused these Our Letters  to   be   made  Patent and the Great Seal of Our said  Province to be hereunto affixed :  For Orchard,   Field  and Farm,  Highest Grades.    Best result* obtained froni their use.     Adapted to all ,  uigiiua. Mg     suitable for all Crops. ���������     ���������,,   ���������  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY & SOLUBILITY strictlyguaranteed..  GovFRNttENT     ANALYSIS   ' OFc   STANDARD     BRANDS     SHOWS .THEM-    TO     BB  b0VER    ���������above feu cent of Plant Food ��������� claimed.  ;  *<  Standard' Formulae-      * . ��������� *     ' :' '��������� ���������       ���������-...*'������������������  1.1>VN1) ������V'-For Grass,   Hay.   Grain, Truck and General ���������Farming ._    . -  *' uB������-For O.chards,   Berries,  I>otatoes, Roots,' Hops-or any crop wftere  bK '       Potash is largely needed.        ���������       . .  ���������PVND ..C������-For Crops on   Peaty Soils, Clovers,   Pease,    Beans   or. wherever  1 Nitrogen is not wanting. , '  ,.,      1      r,m.   , r-miulete stock of   Muriate  of   Potash,   .Sulphate   of   Potiash,  We *ti���������������s������������r7���������^U Thomas Phosphate and Nitrate   of   Soda.       .  For Prices, P-mphlet a..d Testimonials addles  Victoria   Chemical. Co., Ltd.,  VICTORIA,   B.C.  1 12 02  1  \ WiTNii'SS,  the   Honourable   Sir Henri  GUSTAVK  JOLY DE LOTBINrERE, K.C  M.G., Lieutenant-Governor of our said  Province of British Columbia, at  our  (iovernment    House,   in   our  Cuy of  Victoria,   in   our  said   Province,   this  thirteenth   day   of   February,   in   the  year,, of our  Lord one  thousand nine  .   hundred anil   three,  and in thf   third  year of our Reign.  1 j> Commind,  A   CAMPBELL REDDIE,  Depu'iy Provincial Secretary.  24-2 '03.    2t  f?^5ii2SSrS*cSSI^S������SS2SSS  WE HAVE RECEIVED  During the p\st Two Weeks  Sheetings,  Pillow Cottons,  Carnbric,  Ducks,  Drillings,  Stc , etc  Hats,   Caps,  Underclotlis, ,  Socks,  Top Shirts,  Linoleums,  .   .  Jap Matting,  NOTICE > IS   HEREBY GIVEN  that application willbe made to the  Parliament of  Canada at its next session for-au Act incorporating   a company to  be   known   au  the  "British Columbia Northern'and Mackenzie  Vulley Railway Company,"  with power to  construct,   equip,   maintain and  operate  a  line of  railway of such guage,   method' of ���������  construction and motive power  as may be  decide.l upon by.^the Company with-the approval  of  the Governor-General-in-Council  from Masoga Gulf or some other convenient  point  at or  near  the  mouth  of  the Naas  River  in  British Columbia  by way of the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to Dease Lake and  thence by way of Dease River to the confluence of the Liard and Mackenzie Rivers, and .-,.-  from  Dease  Lake  to Telegraph Creek and  from the confluence of the Liard  and  Mackenzie Rivers .by way* of the  Liard,  Polly  and Stewart Rivers to Dawson, Yukon Territory; also frojn Dease Lake or some con- ;  venient  point  on  its  line South thereof to  the Eastern boundary of the Province, with  power to connect with or  make  traffic ar������  rangementa   with   other  railways; also   to  build   aud   operate  steamships   and   river  steamers,   to   construct and  operate telegraph and telephone lines,   to acquire water  rights  and  exercise  the rights of   a power  company under "Part IV" of the  '"Water  Clauses Consolidation Act, 1S97," to accept  bonuses or aids from ;.ny government, municipal corporation,   company or individuals;  to generate electricity for the supply ol light,  heat and power, and to exercise such other  powers aud privileges as are inoidental to or  necessary to  the  beneficient carrying  out  I  the above undertaking,  necessary, usual or incident-to all or any of  |      ^^^ at Victoria,   B.C.,   December 1st,  NOTICE IS   HEREBY  GIVEN   that ap.  plication will  be   made  to   the Legislative  Assembly at   its next session for an Act  to  incorporate a company with power to build,  construct,   equip,   operate  and   maintain a  line   of  railway   of   standard  gauge,   from  Hardy Bay,   Vancouver  Island   to  Rupert  Arm, Quatsino Sound; also from the point  where such railway reaches Rupert Arm by  the   most  convenient route  south  of  siid  Arm to a point at  or near  Quatsino   Nar  rows; also   from   Quatsino  Narrows by the  most  convenient  route  to  Forward  Inlet;  also   from  Hardy Bay or from Rupert Arm  to Alert Bay aud thenca  by way of  Nimp-  kish   or   Karmutzeu L-.ke and the'Klaanch  River to  Muchalat Lake,   with   authority  als-i to construct, equip, operate and  main-  tarn branches from auy points   on  the  proposed line or lines not exceeding in any case  twenty miles in length,   aud  to  construct,  own, acquire,  equip and maintain all necessary bridges, roads, ways, ferries, wharves,  warehouses,   lumber  yards,   ships,   steamships and barges, and to construct,   operate  and maintain telegraph and telephone lines  along  tha  routes  of  the said railways and  branches  and  to transmit messages for the  public and collect toll for the same, and to  enter  into  traffic  or   other   arrangements  with railways, steamships or other companies and for all rights, powers and privileges  and many other lines that spate will not allow mentioning.  il AUR  FURNITURE    was   bought   before   the  Advance   at   Spot   Cash  ^ v-^       Prices.      Call   and   inspect   it   and   get   the   price   before   you   buy.  i������j We can Save You  Money.  I ST^v_lNriLiS"2-   HI-   IR-XG-G-S.  the above purposes.  Dated at Victoria, this tenth day of Feb-  ruary, ad., 1903.  CHARLES H. LUGRIN,  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 2 03    6t  To Cure a Cold in One Day take  Laxative, Uromo Quinine Tablet?.  All druggists refund the money if  it fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.    25c.  52t    14 1 03  1902.  24 12 02    St  CHARLES H. LUGRIN,  Solicitrr for Applicants.  Reliable Lady Agents wanted to  take orders fur the Best Custom-  made Diess Skirts and Walking  Skirts in Canada.    Write quickly.  Dominion Garment Co.,  Guelph,  Ont.  3 12 02 Box, 209.  il  m  ?.!  1  Vrfl  HI  Vv7  Jl

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