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Array ���������rv^^r  ' f!  OJ^kA_  (y  f  TENTH YEAR.  Cumberland, , b.,c. Wednesday., jany. 21.-1903.  h-  THE BIO STORE.  1 *" ���������    -     ���������* .*       '        j  ..-.    J "* , if 1 (w    >��������� , 1  I ifca&tbe Wew !2ear brina _>rdsperfti_ to all. '  %  X" .  D-^ .  I'*���������  I'm  jnKO. assist our many friends and customers to realise  r      ������   ^���������"���������-', ���������-' ������       ' 1     -** * J   j       * r 7 e      v 1  '"-*.. the  ahove Wish we have-decided to give a   -  ff'      ������������������/���������"''     <        ' -  , *   . f ���������-  \1 .Discount of io, per cent, a reduction of- 10 cents on  /the dollar, on all Cash'-Purchases 4n  the  following  ,.\ ._ ���������" v" ,-r ���������%,',''.   '-,-*. ', -       * . .  .'- .departments :--.���������_   ,-7    / - "'"   *      ���������.'"'*'      -,  1*-. "^ ������������������* * *��������� .      r !������ - .  ;*Dry .Goods,, - e   '      '  ,j  V ^ "> ^     Gents,Furnishings,  \<\.   -\ ;    ' "    l Shoes,.    .-���������'-/ 'V-T/'-.   */   '-  *VV House; Furnlshirip-s.  * ,*.  <x>  The ./usual* 5fper bene, discount on. Groceries.  K*. '-** '  I  * l * ���������* **��������� ���������*���������  & Leiser & Co., Ltd.  ���������K&-;  *;  Si^h^lJfel- Rehouf, td.  c.,lkl'  i* ^ 70   ���������"���������*���������      -x  ���������I-  5)  ���������s.  61 YATES STREET,:   VICTORIA, B , C.  y>  * j  ^    ^    X ,    ,  * "^j*" i^"*1 ���������5r^'^t ^1  -,>H.  jj*:  1 * *.  i-r-"- ->���������  r ioi>   ,  .. ^HaR1>"wARE73*MILL^AND,^*VM1NING; JMACpINJSRX.*/  "Vfi'*' "  '  I  *   .i     \1( * ,    ,.      <     '������- / -rf-*^  ' - *; ** J ' ���������-      V s<  r '',     ' j-S *\ Agentsfor McCormick Harvesting Machinery ir-"-J ^:-  .4 '/~.' 1  /M   //Write for price** an'd'particnTars.    P. O. Drawer'563.  ?x������g2ag���������i=������gg@^^x3@??^Sx?^@3x^^ ���������-@^,  1    - 1      ��������� -    * ' - ^    1  Ladies, Your Attention:  .  7 -r * -       *���������  i-  Send us your Name and Address on a post card and we  will send vou   by return   mail  A Calendar for. 1903.  It contains many   ���������-pointers'"  that will  please yon,   as well as   k^ep  you posted ou  the Beat Place  to Boy :���������    *   "*   - ���������  Furniture, Carpets & complete House Furnishings  Write at once as we have only a Few.  WEILER BROS,  Victoria,  LOCALS. *  >������s*x9������^ggges5:^s3x^s?<g^;  1 /  "FOB WANTS, consult our Advertis-  ,     in^ Squares on inside page for  anything; required.  .  ing ofiduty on coal for all countries  which mny reciprocate.     An order  in Council has been issued in Ottawa accepting the reciprocity.  ��������� f  The election for Mayor and Council of the Lake City was solemnized  with due fervour on 'January 1st,  A shipmerit of the famous Brock���������   but results are not yet to hund, The  ton-Shoe?, and other fine lines just    Mayor,   however,   has given no.ice  '**  i  1  V  7-  .1  ';'  ?y-.  r-i*."*:'  received at Moore Bros.  '���������''Burns! Anniversary will be celebrated in becoming style o*h the  26th inst., TMdnday. 7 _������������������._  Mrs  Nicoll desires to thank all  who so kindly assisted at the funeral of* hei late husband,* captain T.  7E. Nicoll.       ' ;'-'     7  jf\.ld>*: McCandless defeated ex-  Mayor Hayward in Victoria, by 55  majority. Mayor Mansun was reelected in Nanaimo by acclama.ion  Of great interest to us here is the  Act lately passed by Congress tak-  of his resignation on account.of not  being invited to the closing ceremonies of the Cumberland Council.  'New Denver Ledge's waste clump  says that lumburger cheese scattered here and there around the house  will drive away ants. This was  supp'osed to. be the cause of iriiany  of the early British reverses in  South Africa. Tommy Atkins used  the drug to clean out the big white  ants in that country, but it also  had the effect of attracting the  Dutchmen to their camps.  ��������� The Lodge of, True! Defenders, L.  T.B.; gavef a banquet inthe'City  Hallj'.Thursday'evening, choosing,  the, "time" of the District Lodge's  visit here as a suitable���������**one; - The  tables1* we're' loaded with eatables,  both' substantial;and' dainty,'and  the zest with which the viands were  attacked, was proof of the excellence  of the L.T.B. ladies' ,catermgf3and  that Lodge has in a 'marked senso,  ������       i a   ' . ..  phowedits wisdom in' thus-:,having  their banquet- provided in that  mariner, and in having, a' mixed  assemblage of ladies* and gentle-  men. a The,* evening, , by reason of  their' company, passed''pleasurably :  to all0insjeadvof heavily,, as it'Js  apt in some cases 0 y~ .\ , *' v . (  The programme was at? follo*ws:-r  THE ELECTIONS.  ArKyle","'B. Robertson ��������������������������� ��������� toast,-**Pfre-:  sident of .the Uniffid States, respond-1  ed���������to in a few suitable remarks "by  U" W 'Clinton','Deputy .U.S.-CoqsuI; "  feong,,"Milwaukie FVire,"' Miss^Mary  Bennie;, .toast, Orange Association,  Bro, Moffat't lespnrided^and in  an  iristructiveaddress told, with many  otherjnteresting facts, that Canada  now-had-*i%M.W.- lodge^.T. Gi'and,.'  Lodge's, 'and ;2000 PrimaVy^ Lodges,^  Avith a'membership of 490,000.;  In  the   Grand l Jufisdictitfn'7 of   B.C.  there were"6district lodges, 1 county*  lodge, and%40 primary locige^"with-  a members-hip of'2200,'aud 2 lodges'  of Orange .Yourg'Bsitons.' ^In the'  y.Srthere was b'ne^supr<eme-lodge,-  -123 grand lodges," and^,30p6"private^  ' lodges?^Rev./MrtGlassf-x-rd' 'theW  - * Much interest was taken in the  ** ' ' j  election  for Mayor this "year,  audi  both' candidates were out earnestly  canvassing. 7- It was' generally  thought the result would ^be -close,  anii there was'a gooddeal'of surprise vvhen the figures /gave Mr"  Grant', a!majority* of 36 over ex-  Mayor Willard. - The vote was---    -  R. Grant./ ", 77  Ex-Mayor  Willard 41  ' For South Ward���������Aldermen���������  y  D. Kilpatrick....:....27,    -'  Ml." Short.':....':-.:....,19 /',  7rifix Aid Reid 13 '  t        Ex;Ald Robertson..... '6 j  .electing"Kilpatrickaiid'Short: The  ,The ,other/two, wards  electing -by'  " acclamation T EBate and f_>T,Mc-  Fadyen for .Noiflvand ^J^Ca'rthew.  ������'and Di Daniels for Middle Ward  ^ For -"Sch'oyr Trustees^*, the  same.,  'serve,, Mr & Campbell being;Ire-,  elected by"acclamation, .'��������� ��������� ,*     '--i*���������.- ���������������: r?'' -">" --  7- v ' .  7   '   J - .      * * ;    *'  New Council" SWorri in.  ���������<iii  dean;" M iss Jen nie rHalcrow*; Uoast-, -  ���������Wellington Colliery'C9.,  Manager  Matthews; City ofuCumberlarid, responded  to -l������y the  newly -elected  Mayor, vMr  R. Giant,-who,-with  Mrs Grant,-had a,short time before  arrived-amid much applause ; ar-  dre^-s,   Rev.,  Mr   Menzies ;', toast,  Sister *��������� Societies,  A.F. & A.M.,  Mi  Clinton,  I.OO.F., Mr Bate/ En-  cam puient, Mr W,-Connors, R. of P..  Mr  R. Robertson,   Woodmen, Mr'  Fechner,  U.A.O.D.,  Mr Ginsburg,  L.T.B., Messrs Ripley and McLeod;  song, "The Basket-maker's Child,"  Miss   Halcrow;   toast,  The   Press,  W.B.Anderson and Bro, Moffatt;.  The  Ladies, H.   Grant,   Bro.   Mc  Kenzie and  D.M. J. McLeod; Dis-  triet Lodge,.Bro. A. Anderson, P.  D.M.    God Save the King.  The company then departed with  many expressions of admiration for  the way in which the Lodge had  created  a pleasant evening for the  members and their friends.  ������  ������ ���������  The members of True Defender  Lodge,  No. 160,  desire to   express  their thanks to all who at*sisted in-  getting up the banquet, and also to  Mes-srs S. Leiser & Co., and Waller  6 Partridge for loans of  crockery,  &c.  .'      .*���������-���������O : ���������    ���������..  BASKET   BALL.  7 The game between the .Unknowns,  and the Counters, last week resulted in a score of 7-20 for the, Unknowns who were��������� H. Farmery J,  Stant.R. Strang, F. Dalby, M. Coe.  Counters���������T. Whyte, W. Hayman,  C. McDonald, Micky McNiven, A.  McNeill.  If ^ Mayor Grant and the* new,board  _ J* '** X        j       .      *, . , I  ,     -        ������  x     , *x  of Aldermen'-were duly sworn in  last. Monday, evening. 7 After the,  ^ceremony,' {routine -business : was  -traiisacied,' principally ��������� appointing  com mil tees'a lid nfficeis.- Nights of  meetini'- will he thellst  and^ 3rd  Mondays  of" the  hjoritlr,   fothat  y\ "' "'l,     .--���������-   "--".i,**-'''-^-'-������������������-.!_- ,~  . '  * next'*-meeting   will.,see   the- newj<  1 l pi     <f^ J T *���������     *f     ���������*" 1  Council 'fairly'in';.ha*fness^.7 We;,ex-  x. ���������* -       -   -,      ~. <���������** ~x z *    -   . - ���������>  - tend them wishes of success,     d __  ���������'*.'"<',-*' t" o, - f\ .#������������������ * - ���������  INQUEST ON THE7LATE'  '        OAPT/NICOLli.!    - -  , -  '  WE HaVEI    "���������'���������-,  A New Lot of , very, Handsome   and   Durable   China  0    .   consisting;of-1- ,   ' .  Salad Bowls, \  , Celery Trays,  Sppqn Trays, - ���������  Sic, &c.   ,  MOORE 7 BROS.  ��������� - .        r'    ���������x^^fs-Sfal^vA^. r t  >-K  had * destro\'ed  resistance, box but-,  ''connections we're all intact'. ��������������� Felt-  k satisfied that was' neither Bhortcir-j  1    ^    y -J������ t x.      j ���������'^11' ���������������   " "      r 1 f '  rcuit nor,ground.-ij^v.r',l>  . J7The Jury retired .and _ Brought iri  ���������^verdict -jof death4;fromr suffocation. 7  cause of fire unknown.**-   r >, [ *".'' : *.   .  *4-i|  -" 'I  :(  n\  ;.yi:\  .      *        #  f f\   -  '   I  .1;  , THE   lodges:  {  .7 '       ' <���������___  1 OPPfOERS  FOR^ ENSUING   TE������M.  Cumberland, Lodged 26iltA.F. and  *��������� -''t  1  ���������V!,..  ''I'  T     M.-il  HEINEOI.A AFLOAT.  Steamer Mineola was got* off the  banks Sunday morning without  outside assistance, after discharging  about 900 tons of coal, and steamed  up to Union .Wharf, where she;  awaits a diver to inspect her  Great credit is due Cap;.. Krkwood  and Irisc crew for their successful  work, "  in No:"74 slope* July 31, 1901, was:  purpued, 'The chief, witness was Mr  ;C. F. Webber,-who was fire-boss"on  shiftonjthe fateful morning.' -He  testified to meeting Nicoll about 5  a.m. near No. 15 pump, as he was  -shutting off the discharge. He had  already shut off the current, and  told WebVer be w1\s afraid he had  -shut.off the electricity too suddenly  and had injured No. 9 pump, (near-  er-mouth of slope). * Webber after-  wards'finished his inspection, leav-  ��������� ing Nicoll starting., up"- to No. 9.  About 6 9 m. Webber started up  the slox>e. - and when part way up,  he encountered ,smoke. Tri< d to  locate Nicoll but "was driven back  by flames; and* was unable to get  near No. 9 pump or Jo find anything of NicoU, or the Chinese.  Then made ^hjs way out through ;  cross level into new slope and gave  ���������the alarm."  Cross examined by Con. Thomp-  son���������I Was not at 15 pump when  current was shut off. Nicoll told  me he had shut pump off and that  he was going to No. 9. Nicoll know  another way out besides that by  No, 9 pump.  '  By Mr Morgan ��������� After * seeing  Nicoll, I finished my inspection, in  Nos. 11", 12. and 13 E. After finding smoke, I tried to find deceased  'but was unable to: reach him for  smoke.    7 77:-.7' 7   '' "���������'���������"���������'" ' '"'-��������� '"���������.'��������� -��������� a ���������'  By  Jury���������I do not think that.  shutting of 15 pump would endanger No, 9.   7  By W. H. Campbell���������The lights  were off when  I saw Nicholl at 5  o'clock.  W. H. Campbell, electrician,,gave  expert evidence in regard to shutting of current, stating that there  would be no chance of breakage as  there were automatic circuit, breakers on each dynamo. Had examin-  ed-No. 9 pump since, and surrounding and could find no evidence of  either, short circuit or ground.   Fire  * Vater, SD ; R. Hod son, JI); F. Dl  Pickard; DC;,J.-Giddings,TG.7i_lt *\~}y / 7J|  rpiV*lnotaA .-     , Vi       '   7.     *i.     .''���������    -, - -_-.v ' 7 t*    v".raW  - rx}"*Cl'tJ*bl>'t3*U..,,>x<.J,    *   ������^.,������-,^.     -     r      r-,  , >     5.   ��������� ,,{ >       *  i~-     r   1       a,*-  *-,'*./ *      ^      ���������'-r**     ���������*        . fl " 1 ",',���������*���������-'.-* J > *        >1   ' ,      '   ,   I ' x  *���������   I Ifc  ^DHinct^L6age,^L;0:LV;No:r4^'V, l^y  *Sh  131 McCeoa}>t 1676,DM;XMcKen^7 -7JaJ7;:  <wfcrt:Wp?&^ 7 7  1676; C; A. Armi3trongrof"1676; BB;*,s '   '. " x'J I  ^P.-Stoddarto-flxS^FSrW^ ''  *'   f;  Lei Ian of 1676, Treas-; ,W. Forrest  of 1576, L-of. C ; T. Grant of 1619,'  Lecturer. *  , .  Cumberland  'Grove,   U.A.O.D.,  No. 30���������A. Dangeli, junior PA; F.  Difehes, NA; '.B. Ginsberg, VA;   J.  Crosetti, - Secy;   J. Tobacco, Treas;  J.-Marrocchi, C; L. Tapella,IG; L.  Pironi, OG.    v   '     '   l   '/,,-  C.O.W O.W���������0.*H. Fechner, CC;  C Segrave, AL;   C. Tarbell 'B;   L.  W. Hall, C;_ J. Struthers'/E'; A.C.  Hummer, W) T. Banks, S;, T. Bate,  Delegate; J..B. McLean.'      ]  m  -r  b  h  1  I  \  ���������m WHARF   NOTES.  ^g?^@ggxggri4^gg^Sg@g^xSi&'  1  T        * >  S.S. Mineola is loading a cargo of  coal for Port Los Angeles,  S.S. Otter, loaded a cargo of coal  ^ Monday for the C.P.R. Vancouver.  S.S. Kildonan and scow, and s.s. .  Topic and scows loaded Thursday  for the C.P.R. Vancouver.    %  S.S. Algoa sailed Saturday for  San Francisco having on board a  cargo of 10,730 tons coal.  U.S. s.8. Bear arrived on Sunday  and is taking on bunker coal when  she will proceed to San Francisco.  S.S, Action coaled Wednesd ay.  She was bound North to Bear River  for a boom of logR for7'.the Hastings  Mills. ������������������"'���������-,'���������   ���������.-*������������������"'���������"-���������-".;--  D.G. B.s. Quadra coaled Tuesday.  She was bound North to Nass River,  and way ports having on board Mr .  Mowatt, the Returniug Officer for  the bye election being held in Bur-  rard District, for a member for the  Dominion Parliament in place of  the late Mr Maxwell.  The Archbishop of Canterbury is  dead. He will be buried at Canterbury. The Bishop of Winchester is  considered likely to be his successor.  ���������.i/" THE CDMBEWLAND. NEWS-
cumberland, B. C.
THE  FASTING  FAD.
I-1 s
a
'"J "haven't had a single call since I
opened my office ten days ago,*' complained the newly-fledged. M.D. "Here
I sit-- day niter \day .like Patience, on
a monument."
'"Oh. well, don't get" discouraged/'
rejoined the sympathetic friend. "It's
only, a matter of time',.until you have
patients,under monuments. "--Chicago
Dailv News. ..--,    - ;   ,   ;  -
Deaifncss Cannot Bei Cured
by local .applications, as', they cumioi
reach the -.diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deafness,
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the. mucous lining'of the Eustachian Tube. "When this tube gets inflamed you /have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing,..and when it is entirely
closed deafness is the result, and unless
the , in'lamination can be taken out and
this tub.o restored to its 'normal condition, hearing will be destroyed for ever:
nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which' is nothing''but 'an inflamed'
condition   of the "'mucous  surfaces.
"We will give-- One Hundred Dollars for
any.case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot foe c*ircd by- Hall's : Catarrh
Cure.   .Send   for  circulars,   1'roe.
Address, F. J.. CIJ-RNKY & Co., Toledo.  O.
Sold  by druggists,  75c.
Hall's Family Pills arc  the best.
"W'e mark  the  weather  when  it's hot.
We talk of cold and rain:
Perhaps  all'this  attention's   what
Has made the weathervane.
I
Messrs: C.  C. Richards &. Co.      ,
G-entlemen,��� Theodore     Dorais,     a
customer   of   mine     \vas__    completely
."   cured  of  rheumatism "after live years
of suffering,   by the judicious   use  of
.   MINAKD'S J7IN1MENT. v
The above fact can be verified by
i writing- to him, to the Parish priest
-- or any of his neighbors
* A.   COTE.
Merchant.   St.  Isadore.. Que..
May*! 2 th, 1898.
There "is.no greater sign qT a'geher-
al decay in virtue in a'-'nation than
a .wivnt of zeal'in'its" inhabitants for
the good of their country.���"Joseph
Addison.
Minard's Liniment is tlie best.
A Highland woman, selling a hen
to hor neighbor,, was asked :��� ���
"hi sh: a good hen. and has she
any. fa.uitxM ?"\
"Reply-"''7'Ay, Margaret, she has got
ac-fau't-.. She* lays a bit egg on, the
Lord's Bay!"       ,   ��� '" '
J
Ii o mm
kV>
ThtFlow i6f Milk
T/ill be increased.
* "Wliy go to all the
trouble of0keepiug
cows'and get-only
,, about half the milk
they ahou-d produce. '
Dick's
Blood
Purifier
v.
strengthens tha digestion ami invigorates the whole system so that
the nutriincnt'is all drawn from'the ���
food.' It takes just the same trou-
,ble*,{o care for a cow. when she
gives, three" quarts as -when' she
gives a pail, ."trick's Blood Purifier
'will pay back its cost" with goofl '
interest in a few weeks.' -'
'50 cents a package.  - .
, ���*��� r ���
J.cemlns, Miles & Co., Agents,
' '7 - " rnoyrREAL. ��'
7.'L
There Is Ku Advantage  to Be Galnwl
From   C-oii��S"   Huifft-ry.
���We are living in an age or fads, remarks Good Health, and as its opinion
lias. been solicited in regard to the
���'f listing fad" it proceeds to give it as'
follows: ^
There is no particular advantage to
be gained from going hungry. Hunger
is the yoiee of nature telling us that
the system need's food and; like all of
nature's warnings, should be heeded.
Ta be sure,'a' great many, we might-
say the majority,, of "people, eat too
much as well as too ..often. But the
entire abstinence from food is ah exceptional- remedy if it is used at all:
In -cases where one's stomach is" tilled
with germs it is far better to fast than
to 'go on eating in the usual way. but
even then it is not necessary, for one
can get all .the benefits of fasting and
more without discomfort by .subsisting:
for a time,upon a fruit; diet. In this
way ;the germs are, starved out, the
fruit juice acting as n disinfectant.
Usually one or two days of this kind
of fasting, is all thatt is needed, and
it is not always necessary to use the
Iruit entirely alone even then. Some
dry sterilized bread, such as zwieback
or griiiiosc, may be taken with it without interfering with the purpose of tha
fast. It is really wonderful what can
be accomplished by the use of fruit iu
ridding the' digestive tract of germs.
Ettu   de  Cologne.
How many of those who use-can de
cologne from Cologne daily, one might
almost say hourly, are aware of the
fact that it was invented by an Italian
and not by aeson of the Fatherland,
which gives its name?
-Almost 200 years ago an Italian
priest, Giovan Maria Farina, eked out
his modest fortune by selling perfumery, little art objects ancl so on at Do
modossola. In 1702, happening to be
m Cologne and making use of some of
the finest vegetable productions of the
country, he 'discovered the secret of
the .miraculous perfume, which has
never been revealed to this day except
to his descendants. lie soon devoted
himself to the sale of his invention,
which was so satisfactory that, needing help in its manufacture, he had his
brother' and nephew join him from
Italy.
The increasing .fame- of the water
brought increasing difficulties of rivalry. New firms who stole his name.'bis
trademarks, stamps ancl so on sprang
up like mushrooms, but they could not
steal his secret."     /
Smoking? a  Narghile.
���-"The narghile is the best instrument
to smoke tobacco through, provided you
"use it .-in the/right, way.!''said a man
who,knows. "Most .people use it in the
wrong way. They load it With'tobacco
*nnd light up with a* match as though
it was a pipe, they were smoking. This
is incorrect, ahd . the /larghile, . so
abused,' has an. abominable taste and
odor.' The right7way to use the bar-5
gh'ile ia first, tci dip your tobacco in
water, squeeze the water out and place'
the soaked, damp mass in the pipe
bowl.' 'Then you* take a lump "of burn-
,ing charcoal and set it.ou tlie top of
the wot. tobacco and begin to smoke.
The tobacco itself..you,see. is not really
alight: it's the charcoal that's alight; it
is the burning-charcoal that eats, the'
tobacco up.' This is the secret of narghile smoking. And a narghile, smoked
pr-iperly. is delicious���makes, in-fact}
the, .very .best smoke in the world."(
'������*.-'���, ' ' '     ���   .
Her Great   Fault. , -    -;
A Georgia', citizen "recently said that
while riding5out from Savannah on,
horseback "he saw-a- typical southern
matron outside, a whitewashed cabin,
while,on the. lawn in"front a bevy of
'young colored" children, 'were - playing.
There��� were eight of��� them altogether.,
seven,of their number'being very, very-
dark;'while tho, eighth 'one, was light
com pies ionod. '
"Aou've got some  fine looking children-there, auntie," he said.        ,    ��.
"Deed I hab.' boss." she replied.
"Dere ain't any better pickaninnies in
de whole state'of Georgia den dat first
s**ehen. but dat eighth one, dat mulatto,
she done make me more trouble dan de
whole Oder seben. put togeddor." '
."In. what way?,*' I asked. And she
replied: ' ,     ���..
' " 'Cause she done show dirt so,easy J"
Cl.nNe.l   nnd   Refined.
At a recent police court sitting a man
was lined 40 shillings and costs for assaulting a policeman." Considering himself a much Injured mau.'ou reaching
the door he began abusing the magistrate in very; violent language. Tbe
magistrate sent an officer after him,
and the delinquent 'found himself once
more in the dock and fined again for
contempt of court. * , ,
. '.'My man, if you. had been .more
chaste and refined in your language."
said the magistrate, "you would not
have been chased and re-fined."���London Tit-Bits.
get
A   Lovers'  Quarrel.
"Halloa,' Fitzy!   where  did you'
Hint black eye?".. , /
"Oli, it was only a lovers' quarrel." '
"Lovers'   quarrel!    Why,   your- girl
did, not'give you that, did she?''
"Xo; it was uer'other lovej.\"
AFTER THREE YEARS
MR. JOSEPH ROCHETTE RELEASED
FROM   RHEUMATISM.
Suffered Much Agony, His Appetite Failed, and His Strength Left Him���-Hope
For Similar _ufferers.
Only those who have suffered from
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much agony the. sufferer has at times
to endure. The symptoms often vary,
but among them will be found'acute
pains in the muscles and joints, the
latter sometimes much swollen. At
times the patient is unable to dress
himself, - and the slightest jarring
sound aggravates the. pain. Liniments and outward applications cannot possibly cure rlVovima'tism ; it
must be treated through tho blood,
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Williams' Pink Pills. When given a
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Que., in an interview with a reporter
of L'Avenir du Xord, offers strong
proof of the value of Dr. Williams'
Pink J^ills in cases of this kind. Mr.
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rheumatism. The pains seemed at
times to affect every joint, and the
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and was unfitted for work. The
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my condition became more deplorable. T tried a number'of remedies,
but nothing -helped me until I was
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improved, and* I became greatly
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since had an ache or pain, and I feel
convinced . that Dr. Williams' Pink
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world for   rheumatism."
Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold in
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box, or six boxes for'��2.50.  -
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ask*,'if your "daughter knows how to
ask if your daughter knows how to
and muse -the sick," mend clothes,'
and,/in fact, is familiar with ;all the
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No.   '4.04-. .1 W  Jil-UlitttliUtliUlHilliHlMiuhdlilituHiii-lUi-llIP  <$t  A White  Maoi's  Choice  By Martha  M'Culloch-  Willi&ms  Copyright, 1901, b������ Martha  ���������' McCuHoch-WOliams .  =__  -ir  I  ^fri-f;i������ii'|ftippiii|^n'ii|iiiri|������..M|PP||i|itfi*ninl|fe  ,   '   . '   , - \  ' r    Jimmy Marion was no great shakes.  tn" the .-mind of Brush Creek  Jimmy  had but two redeeming qualities.  One  '"    was being liis father's son, the other'  that he had wit, enough to love his father's ward, Cressy Olipbant.   -'    *"  .Upon   a (summer   morning   Cressy  called to him over her shoulder: "Jim-  - ��������� my, do,come'on! You are the'slowest  old',thing! And you know I hate a man  or a horse without lots of go."' , ]  They were riding up hill' Cressy's  ' * whiplash, whined. accompaniment to'  her "words.; Jimmy had, a* talent for  saying-nothing,ustilLns'he came with-  t    In easy hail he piped amiably, "Cress,  I been wonderin' all_-this 'mornin' if  7    you .'won't never lqarn better'n to gallop a horse upi hill."-      '      x\y  7 "I've been'wondering if-you will ever  * ,-learn anything.",Cressy retorted, slash  ing savagely at a near bush. "jiimny  , . opened his eye's. ' "Whut's the7niatter.  crpss7cat?!''the asked. -/'You*-come rid--  , Jn'^with' me-fuobody didn't make you--  aniirye let lj*ou pick your own road an'!  ��������� /go" your own gait"��������� . ' ,,. * & '  '"7'r'l'f you've tired of mc;, I'll go, oirby  ��������� r mysel!',",'��������� Cressy   said-irritably, *half  wheeling her.'horse;    Jimmy kept'be-  1    side ( her.' '"You,'needn't   try tto   run  7''a.way,>,.frum .me,"   he  said. * "I .been  . 7 knowin'all the way you felt had, an'  ;'.   I reclcon I know, whut a bout. ?���������   x   ,  * '/"���������'You don't!,' What is it?" Cressy an-  ������.,swered alfiu a breath.  Jimmy laughed  %\ v  ���������.V  -{tranquilly.'* "I-fetched you a letter, yis-1  [    ���������'tiddy,' evenin'���������-a letter, frum Charley.".*  ,   ���������'* "What \business'. have you to ^know  '.* Vtliat?'' Cressy demanded.' Xlie's'com-  in'- today.    That's why' I. a'm runuin'  1 away." -'     '' v 7     "* -  ���������   * "Ef he' pesters" you,, I'll make bim go  >.' right;' back,!*" Jimmy ,said7'promptly,  y then-his'face'fell.    ''But it'll-be sorter:  "'awkward.;  Old'Charles is all'.the.own  cousin*..I'ye-'got.'/. Pappy an' "niarnmy  '   think" nigh" as'much of'hiin'as'they'7do  ' of me:*''/'.,._>- 1 \>\\ '���������"'��������� :   /-*'.' * '  - <'':You7oughVto^ha^e-h;i*na*.' Why don't  you ?" -_Cref?sy demanded. .Jimmy stared."  "Hate him!" he repeated-slowly. ."Why  should. I hate" himV*  He can't help be--  \',*   7/7"in^ whut xhe is���������smart, ah'<--bright an'r7  )} \> ~r_*'    vgood\lookin'-rno'mor9'nl can help'be^*'  \ ft t   7*-*   1 -.  *8n?   Ttrl***������*r*   I    ������������ir\ '-*1 l ."     '      t. ~. .**  xC-iX  K'--  i,< -  in - what I, am."'  .   r*"And'* whut/is. that?"Cressy/asked  " crisply.' ..Jimmy drew a deep breath. '.  7" '"-"A. born?fool,"hesaicl.humbly. "ButI'  v.got sense enough to  know it.'   All 1  ,.-��������� can do is"to.be*a real white man, an*  .   it ''ain't--white to hate Char���������anybody  better off." ;     j- '  "You are worse than a born fool-^a  made. one,". Cressy cried passionately.  "An' you won't stand up for yourself.  You won't even say you love me���������you  drive me to tell'you I know it''���������    ,  "You can't help but know it," Jimmy  broke in. "You been knowin' it ever  sence you were knee high. 1 been fool  enough to think sometimes mayhe,you  might-fetch yourself to take me���������an'  the place"��������� " ��������� . .,  "1 do love-7-the place," Cressy inter-  .  rupted, a smile dawning in her stormy  eyes.   "An' it has belonged to the Alar-  ions   ever   sence"  the    Indians ' went  away.'        "* "7  "1 know." Jimmy said wistfully, "but  don't let that bother you, Cress. There's  jest us two of the name���������Charles an'  me. ' You needn't' > never leave���������the  placo���������no matter whut happens."  Then persuasively, "Let's us leave all  this talk until next year."  "Charley is not so patient," Cressy  said, swallowing hard. "He-insists upon a definite answer today."  "I lay he don't get it���������not until you  are good an' ready," Jimmy said, with  a quick smile, patting her band. Then  he ran on haltingly, "Cressy, I love you  all 1 know how, but don't you let that  count if���������if you love���������anybody else."  They were nearing a roadside gate.  As Cressy went through it she said,'  with her head very high: "Go home.  'Jimmy, an* give Cbarle? his answer.  Tell him I don't know���������an' I don't  want to know."  * * * ��������� 0 ��������� ���������  As Jimmy went up the walk he saw  his -mother' at the sitting room, window, very white and moaning faintly.  .He rushed Inside. Ills father met him,  all his hale ruddiness changed to ashen  gray. Charley had come and wit at  Squire Marion's desk, his pen racing  over a sheet of legal caj*). Without  looking up, he called.: "Saddle nie a-  fresh horse, Jimmy. The best you've  got. The minute, this .is signed I must  ride like: the deyil." ��������� 7  "What's up?" Jimmy demanded. His  father clutched his shoulder, leaned  heavily upon it and gasped: "Son, son,  ; we're on the edge of ruJa! Charley  found ou*, early .this mornin' that Gill  -Magee had run away with all the county money! And me on his bond for  .$50,000! I trusted Gill like my own  brother!"  "There, there, Uncle Jim," Charley  interposed. "Walls have ears sometimes, and we must.not leave one loophole in, this precious document. It's a  deed of "gift, Jimmy.   Uncle Jim makes  over to you everything���������land, money,  stock and crops."  ( "Whut for?" Jimmy, asked, "his eyes  wide. Charley laughed shortly. "For  the, best of reasons���������to save himself  from beggary and keep a roof over his  head. But I've written it down for a  consideration of $1'. love and'natural  affection. Sign, quick, Uncle Jim. Unless this goes on record'before Gill Ma-  gee's pranks get wind, it will be'worth'  less, than the, paper it's written on."  ."Oh, it's hard!" the old man moaned.  "In my old age" too! I never did think  I could be brought to any of them cov-  eriii' up tricks: I've been so proud to  hear folks say, 'As honest as a Marion.'- But what else can I do? I'm '  old���������seventy next month! 1 'cain't let  my home go! I cain't take my wife  to tjie poortibuse!" - _ *J    ,  "You'll' have me, pappy, no matter  whut comes," Jimmy said, lifting his  head and throwing his arm about his  father's bowed shoulders. 1 So 'hoitling  ,hlm,. he' moved to where his mother  rsat, lifted her to.her feet and with his  free arm drew her to his breast. ,Then  ho turned to his cousin and said clearly: "Charley, it was good in you .to  think of-us this a-way. But I cain't  see things your way., Now Gill's gone  bad. by the Lord., he shan't take old  Jim Marion with him. I'lovo the place,  every stock an' stone an' red clay 7hill  In it, next'to���������my own people. But L  won't keep'it unless I can keep'it honest"-- .  -; _���������.   r y   ;' ���������'. -/  "Are' you crazy-?" Charley 'broke in.  '-"I-T.ian' change  the,' beneficiary ,in  a  'trice.   'Say, Uncle Jim, won't you trust  me?    I'll certainly never take advantage of your trust/ Speak",quick'.'. We  have*,just three  hours'  grace, and it  "willtake two at least^'to/get*back to  the courthouse."      7-   - "  ',  "rT-r-,1 don't,.believe I keer to save'  * things except, for Jimmy,",'Squire Ma-  . rion began brokenly.       , "-', ���������  .-Charley sprang to his feet and -stepped-in front of his cousin.    He was  white wjth anger and. apprehension.'  In a high shaken voice ho cried: "For  God's sake, Jimmy, don't doom your  'father   and "mother' to, beggary.  * It  makes me vfeel  like shooting vyou to  ; hear, you' quibble and prate, when all1  their comfort,, it may  be their  lives,  '- hangs on the matter of a minute."  'J   '^They have' got me," Jimmy reiterated.    'Charley, flung' up   his   hands'.  "You!"   ho  cried,   with*"1 the .intensest*  , scorn:  '��������� "What. are you?    .What can  you do���������without -money or brains?'''-  ,'   ''Workman dayman'' all night." Jimmy said sturdily!-  Charley drew back^  a step,'his face, twitching..   He bit his'  .lips hard before*be went on.*   \ \  ,!, "'Another thing, think of "Cressy. - She.  .will, end by marry ing7 yon-'if you, keep  ythe place. -Ibis that which has stood'  'between-Tme'and winning her.   I know  it.*   Remember, "��������� I ���������,am   speaking' now'  against' myself. ' I cannot do1 less'In  face of all, I owe my uncle and  my  dear.. good -aunt.- ,Speak -to  Jimmy,  both of you. ���������.If he still refuses to save  you. sign "this deed and put it in* my  power." *-  Mrs.; Marion nestled close to her son.  , Her husband broke away from^, them  Tand   leaned   from   the   open   window.  Jimmy's, eyes   followed   tbe   father's  gaze  as  it  rested  upon  the   familiar  fielus^ the trig barns,, the deep, shadowy woodlands belting the clear land.  Could they give it up and go away,  strangers in a strange.land?  , Stronger,    more   insistent    was   the  thought of Cressy.1   How should a .beg-,  gar lift eyes to her?   No, not a beggar  except for work!    Somehow the word  was   a tonic.    He  faced  halt\ about,  drew his mother in front of him. and  said with many breaks: "Charley���������I���������I  ���������cain't. talk with you. ' But the Lord-  help  me���������to  show  I���������can  work   with  -you." '  Squire Marion stepped beside his  sou, linked arms and said: "Ruin or no  ruin,. Charley. I'M do as Jimmy says.  If the money must all go, let it! Lord,  what Is all the property in the world  beside flndin' that I've got a real man  fer my son?" '  "The best man in the world." Cressy  vcri������d. breaking tempestuously from an  ambush of half closed door. "I had to  come home right behind you," she  panted to Jimmy. "It���������it is not true���������  what he said," nodding toward Charley." "Now you huve'lost everything  else, I ask you to���������to take nie."  "Amen. The Lord be praised!" Squire  Marion said, catchiug Cressy in his  arms. Charley darted away, swearing  under his breath. Jimmy? Jimmy  put his head upon his -mother's shoulder and cried for the first time since he  was ten years-old.  Jimmy showed the stuff- he was made  of by working through five hopeless  j*ears trying to save the homestead,  mortgaged to full yalue. Cressy helped  him, singing "'about the -place,.' her  face always sunshiny, her tempers all  blown away. Still there was rejoicing, indeed, wlten Gill Magee came  back from_the Klondike with money  enough to'make good all his- luckless  ���������..sureties', had paid. Littlo Jim. aged  four, high in the' arms of his doting  grandmother, held the canceled mortgage in a candle flame and laughed %  see it burn. Across the hearth the  grandfather looked on with eyes that  did. not see and murmured brokenly,  "The righteous shall not be forsaken  nor his seed beg bread."  FROM'CAPE TO CAIRO,  Sontli African   J'������-;i������������*  lirin^K *J h:fl  K.-i il ������r,**.  .s      Urcaui  of l.a!������i  ( et-ii  l;ii������xie*<   Ini������  >'farrr I'rob.ibiluy.  bankers has a young son who has already, developed a surprising-faculty  for business. 1 j  His father gave him $3, and instead  of spending it be handed it back to ht3 I  father to deposit for him in order that | . Tin- ro-eslablisliment of   peace and'  he might draw the interest. ^ ] indusfrial de\elopine-ft in  .South   Af-  A few days later, however, -the ru-a under UriCi.sh domination biings  joiuigster saw something he wanted mto nearer'probability the consuin-,  more than he did the interest, sq.-i^ked j ma.tion of Cecil J. h odes' dream oi a  his father'to please'return the money. I "'^'-���������-ije to Cairo" .railway line. Fresh  .  This'the  banker refused  to do.  ex- j information  is  given    legarding    the  project  in  a  recent report  made    by  /���������*  'FATE'OF HINDOO GIRLS.  explaining that the son bad no note' for  the money, and unless he.could prove  in black and white that the money had  been handed him the $5 was his.  The youthful financier looked both  puzzled and unhappy, then his.connto-  nauce cleared. lie called the' eolorod  butler.      ' * -���������','.  "John, did you see me give father $5  the other day?"  \-     ���������   -     ������������������ '~  He was answered in tlie aihrmative.  Then he put tho same question :o his  grandmother.     .        '  ^Vhou she, too, said yes. young Ma-  , chiavelli  tunica to bis  father triumphantly:      ,    t ���������  "There, father, I have it'in black .and  white."   ' , l  Needless to add^ he got the money."���������  Atlanta Journal.   ,   *���������  A  n i. sit in  TlionfiM.'  To be content in utter darkue.os and  Ignorance is indeed unmanly, and.there-'  fore  we0 think that to  love and   find'  ���������knowledge must" be 'always right.   Y,e:  wherever pride bus any, share in the  work'even knowlodge'and light may'be  v'ill pursued. i( Knowledge is goad." and  Light is good, yctmnau perished in seeking knowledge, and the moths perish  in 'seeking light, and, If-we  who  are.  crushed before the motn will not accept  'such  mystery* as Is needful to us we  'the United  States'consul  at-Beirut,1  i who learns iliat first class pas-sengcr  i trains   will  soon  be  rui'ming  between  i Cape  Town * and    Bi-lawayo,   a   dis-  y tajiee- of  17500 miles. ���������    -  -  j Jn Rhodesia., . he, ' says, railroad  ' buildint; is 'progressing rapidly, -ii--  j though the Boer war interfered 'with  the ��������� transportsuion of construction  material from, the'south. - JMeanwlithv  the Beini-.Saljsbv.ry line'has been extended so'*-inward and a junction  formed Kwith the main line" at rBiUa-  wayo. , It was, originally ,intended  lh.it the line from Bulawayo via  fl'wlo to Sali.sbury should constitute  the' first hoelion- 'of the main line  north\vard, toward Lake Tanganyika  and  Zambezi should - bd  crossed  gorge.1  that , the  in 'the ' vicinity of Kai'iba  Later explorations,, and pai-  ���������iticularly the discovery-of the VvanUi1.'  coal -bedn, have led' to the ado,-tion  of, a route farther to the west, ai-  ������������������lading the-crossing ot the Zambezi  at Victoria Vails.' The. railway' i-*  due'to, reach the coalfields during the  coming auiumn and Victoria Falls  before the end  of 1903.   ' ' ] - _    '  . Under "the recent- concessions' 6bT  tained from Belgium tl.e.."Cape to  Cairo" road^will .run due'north of  Victoria Falls on the��������� Zaixiheyi i lo  thy Congo, border arid thence to Lake  Kasali,' the" most 'southerly na"** igab3e\  point 'on the' Lualaba,'one of , trie  principal  reaches'of the Congo*^/Hie  shall perish in like' manner.   .None but  the proud will mourn over this, for we;! whole distance    from-   Bulawayo   Oto  may always know-more if* we choose ! Kasali is 1,000 miles, and it appeal s  by working on. but the pleasure is.'.f--!ikcl*v-.;hat, the cn,tu'e ^oufc connect-  ,'    ,      ,   .,       , , ,      .      ,       ' .       , ins"  with the     raLlway  at Khartoum  think,  to'humble people,   in   knowing ���������[  that 'the jourhey'.is eudless. the treasure  inexhaustible'.���������Ruskiri. '   ''      '  IJaii.lifrt's  OnkH.  X O  "^Prom Lambert's Oaks, formerly._ an  Inu?*' in tlie parish' of WoodmausTprue,  England, the famous, Oaks stakes acquires its name. The house was built  by a society called the "I-Iuutcr's'olub,"  under-si lease from the Lambert familj  It. afterward becabe'th.'' residence ol  the unfortunate General "Durgoyne,  from whom it .passed to the eleventh  liarl. of Derby, whose'- grandson,-1 the  twelfth earl, gn-'-atly improved it.  will' be  in. operation  inside   of    two  years,  while.it  is not unlikcly_ ��������� that  ! the , Bar-es-SalaiCm'-'route   through-  | Gorman     East     'Africa may.also    be  built and the original "'Cape to Cairo" road thiough Tabora be realize'"  AU   nations "������������������ arc.    apparently making  up to* a comprehension of tho-possible  I future of Sbt.th.au������l East Africa sVncl,  i to  the prospect  of  an 'early u-eali-a-'  l tion     of     the'     late'-*.   Cecil  Ilhbdes'  .'.'dream.  - .' .^Unlike   the   Machine. - ,  *t  - '"Do  you   think ithe .flying   machine  will eyer be'practicalV".   ".���������!"-*     "' '"*���������  ��������� "It's7hai*d to say.   The'idea has been  in the  air  a- loug"time." '  '  A  Good   I1unI>.,:.(J.  *"1 think that-- in order to  good husband a man sliould  self denial."  ."Yes; but not preach it.*'  make  a  practice  THE- TP.IDENT.  Picture ������>f tlie ,������ticc������-������.xfnl C:ti������rnlir������n V:ieli','  . >������-aw������������il������i������U.>  t'up D^l^iulfr."  ' The Triduht'7 the .'successful defend  er' of the SeawanhuUa Cup', . is a  *'fre. h"' boat, and'.for a; time it was  -thought that, she would he protested  by, the challenging-'club. ,The Trident  was;'originaily; fitted';with1;both' centre-board and bilge- boards, but. .was  found iliat the" former-was not  nccd-  Ye Lnml>.  In years you may know "Wall street  From "a" ro "ss." clear through,  But1 one brief day will take you  As far as I O U.  A  Different  Matter.  Boggle���������I hear that Miss Golfly's uu-  cle was a criminal.  C-oggle���������Nothing of the kind. He  "wrecked a bank.  At  "Least That.  People, who adopt the motto.- "Love*  me.  love' my  dog."   should   see  to   it  that their dogs are of the most lovable  type.    .  N������-l>u������������l .Rajpoot** Cacne Their Daugrh-  terw   to   Be   Murdered.   , '  A Capuchin  monk engaged in missionary   work   in  Kepaul.   writing  of  Hindoo family life, remarks that it isi  very difficult for parents/to make-advantageous matches for .their daughters. ' The Hindoos  therefore  find  a  means of ridding themselves   of   too  many daughters by  murdering' them.  It is a. well known fact that Hindoos.  of high > birth,  those  who  are . called!.'  rajpoots, caused their daughters to be"  put'to death after their birth by men'  . specially engaged to do so.   This crim- .  ^inal custom had become   so;, general;"  that in-1S40 in-the seventy-three \vil~ ,  lages of "the  Allahabad district .there-,  were ' only  three  girls'under 'twelve-  years of age, and'three year's, later in  the town of Agra there was not ono  to be, found under', that' age.   All <had  been put to death.   .    '   ������  The  English   government  has /"Very ''  naturally passed severe laws against  this abominable "'crime,  but' to  evade-  them the Hindoos allow thoir girls, to>r '  live   until the' age   of   twelve,   after' .  which "they do' away with them by ad-  miriisterlug   poison.  ii,i   small   doses.  .Orientals are'past, masters .in the art   *  of -poisoning,  and -after ,some -minute/  inquiries., it transpires that  in, many'  .districts twenty-five'out of .every .hundred girls,have1 been got rid' of iri this  "  manner.7* Those girls" who have .been .  spared they marry  very early, gen er-.  ally  .between    fourteen    and    fifteen  years', and thatnot'according to their .'  own'Choice, but by" the'will of their-'  parents, which-is decisive.     '������ "^ ' ��������� Vr'���������,<  ,An   Indian   family   of ~ good    rank   '���������  could' not' keep an unmarried r daugh- '  ter. .,It would   not _ only  bo Ja' publie "*  shame, but also a crime against reli-*   '  gion. * To procure husbands-for"'those'-'  ���������who -have   not   already   found r them t.',  **'there"are a niimber of Brahmans, old,*,  and. decrepit,-'called Kulin. Bralimans,;  ���������who go' aboutywith the one object of   _  .���������going  through   the   ceremony   of   the-'-  "seven^ steps" .with "��������� as  many * young--  girls as  they can  upon receipt of^ a��������� f  large%sum of .money,t but who'after- '  ���������ward, leave the country andtperhapa~"1'  never see them again.        , ������������������- -  **-  -*7^'  ';; >"-   f  y :������i.t.  *.*. ,���������; ,*\.'',"*  X ,      ^. -  p *>' ,. Yx-I  1 .''I  t.  - -  r "  *-S    V -i  -['���������'* * f-'A  <:���������������*&'I  'f ������������������  -v;.  y >'.   f"*.!  -' /'77;-  ���������"���������*'<>-  *. J      ^  .*.,  5.    ' U i  1    ^  rr,~   r  ' 4?t  n  ���������** /  ",J^  >\{ tS  ',  -'.*���������..I  ^  Xl' -'  Si  BRaffi^?^^^''^^"***"   -���������__��������������� ���������^*t~���������-  Moral Su_i.ioi������ aud n Strap.  "She seems to have abandoned her  moral suasion ideas relative 'to the.  training of children.."  "She hasV"  "How did it buppeu?"  '".Veil, 1 was largely Instrumental In  . briuging about the change. You see,,  she lias no children of her own, and I  grew weary :>f her constant preaching  and theorizing, so I loaned her our Willie."  "Loaned her your hoy?"  "I'l.'x-'sely. She was to have him a  week on her solemn promise to '.online  her-xt-If entirely to moral suasion."  "Did hhv keep hor promiseV"  "Hhe did. but at tlie expiration of the  ivi'cli she rame to me with tears in he-\1^^\  i-yes  and   ph'-aded   for   permission'to  whale him just '.nice."  TUE  Y.U'*'T  TKIDKXT.  ,cd. She is o? feet o\er all. and h*i3  eight feet four in ���������hes beam, oi wid h.  Her hull only drawn 'five jnd a ha f  inches of water vh n^the lee-board-;  are up. She carries .*500 S'piare fool  of canvas. - i!cr specialty is a l^low,  She is a fast, all-round boat. but  sails  fastest   with   the  wind  sti ong.  ���������. .KINGS AND QUEENS: :���������   :  *���������/'���������''���������_ ���������    ,   ���������      -  TheJ king of England u.who .could, not 7  speak,the language of his kingdom"was  George I./ 'J '  ���������?��������� 7-r.^',, .  '   ���������-"'   -  In the battle of Bosworth Field,'14SpJ  a king-was killed (RichardTIL) and a.^  king was crowned'(Henry VII.);-- ,>    i\- ,  The motto,-"Dieu et Mou Droit.'' 7was *���������"  'first assumed by Edward III. of-Eng-, ������������������  land when'he'took* the.title of king',of* '  7Erance:r-kx;v*>.,;   xl^lf \-������.. ���������-,'    .*"!���������-.'���������,' ,'���������  "Your majesty" as a royal title was. ���������-  assumed in England in X02T by Henry, ,  VIII. Tbe title before that was "your *  grace" or'"your highness"'for*the king, r  or queen. .-,,.,..., s  William iy. was at the time when he-  succeeded to tho ^throne tho first "Wil- -  Ham of Hanover, tlie second William-  of Ireland and  the third William of"  Scotland. - "   "  Henry VIII. was lhe first to assume*  the title of Jung of Ireland^ The tit^  king of Great. Britain was assumed by-  James VI. of Scotland when be became*  James -1. of England.  Richard T. was the first to call himr-  self king of England.  Every king from-'  William  to Henry  IL, called 'himself  "  king of the English.   The title was assumed  by   Egbert,   the  first   king  of'  England, in 828.  King of France was a title borne by.  ��������� the monarchs of England for 432.j'ears_  and when Elizabeth.became queen of  England she was also "king of France,"  asserting that if she could not be a' ���������'  queen she would be kiug.  '���������<  'V,,'  -I**'..  -V|  "'"'.''I  ���������J AI  SpttntnU   F"Sel������I   J,yJ.lrorers.  Field laborers in Spain rarely get  more than 10.cents'a day. Their sole  food is a soup made of oil, water, garlic and bread. .Many cannot endure  twelve to fourteen hours of hard work  in the broiling sun on such fare and  faint in the tieids. About 5 per cent  of them die annually.  One  In  Black nnil WliKe.  of   Atlanta's   most   prominent  "Ainu   Women.  The y/omen of Ainu, north Japan,  admire bearded faces, and they tattoo  their own faces to make them seem  sprouting 'with whiskers.  Fellow ir*><-li ns.  "You're an astronomer, aren't you?"  "Yes."   7 t/ , ' ":  '"Shake!'   I'm Iji theatrical   manager.  I  woiidcjrif yon'have as bard u time  tindii'u- new stars as 1 have."  VcrmiroriT*   .\ pp<-iulix.  People as a rule know nothin.* regard, nj1 Uk; iipj-tudix. 'I hey talk  about-appendicitis, bul the.-organ a.-  fo^ted i.s to them a profound mystery. cLet tr.o ci.d?n. or to ma' e  fihiin the nature of this ci nous %������������������-*--  tigi' in human anatoiiucal histo y.  The digestive s\i-.ioiu of man, aivl  ihat of all other animals, is a canal or tube, whereof the stomach is  simply a dilati-d part. Nhw, beyond th.- stomach We I'n'd the in'tcs-  t'ne (or how.i), \\hi%h in man a erases twcnt.v-.--iv feet 'n liugth. ii i.s  divided into ib^ small in'esiin ������,  lui-'uswr ii r a.'-.onl. . t.wtnty icct.  into ilu- large infest mv  ���������which.'max-es up about, six feet' of the  total length. '....'.*  Where  the small  intesi in:.--u h'.c h  is  she part  that    immediately succeeds  ������������������lv... stomach-���������'.if)irs   the .largo' \v������ iind  the cacc.uiii.     This:.' as .its name indicates, is a culda .'-ac.  a kind of bliii-d  alleyv .lying'. between'.'the'    point.'  of-'  junction.     Attached     to   tho -caecum .  we find  the appendix.     a  litll'c   UiLe-  liko  vestige,   averaging  alxait.   ���������'three-  inches in knjth  anrl  of the diaiuofer'  of   a   goose quill.   -.If-the .caecum ���������   is  a blind alley   the appendix  is-a.' kind  of  "trap," lying as it docs to the'back'  of    the   caecum.        When   indigestible  things  find  ili-.ii-   way   into'   the     appendix��������� chjrry     stones.     g'rai>e seeds  and  even  tlie   hairs   of  tooth   bruslier-i  ���������thay cause irritation, and when this*  ii-ritaticn  goes  lhe 'length   of ��������� infiam-  rnation   wo  c;et   thx-  ailmoni   known a'-  ���������"Jappindicitis."     The   rembvfil.- of the  appendix  is  an     operation   of   .ccLti.  surgery,   which,   undjr   ordinary   conditions i.s both' safe  ani  sticccssful.���������  Louden   Chronicle.  The Spcml-lirlft.  Once upon a lime.there Avas a spendthrift who made his father very unhappy through  his profligate habits.  "My son," said the parent, "you  spend every penn3* that you get, and  it must cease. Remember that tho  pennies make shillings and the shillings make pounds. If you do not  change your habits of always spending to habits of judicious saving. I will  not spai*e tbe rod."  The'admonition bad no good effect on f  the youth, and he continued to spend  the  pennies  before  they   could  accumulate info shillings.  His father spoke no more about the  matter, but he applied the rod most  vigorously to him until he howled with  pain.  Moral.���������He who spends the pennies,  will get the pounds.  Instinct  ol  Horuei*  In TV~ar-..  " Arabian horses manifest remarkable,  courage in battle. It is said that when  a horse of this breed finds himself  wounded and perceives that- he will  not be able to bear his rider much  longer, ho quickly retires from the conflict, bearing his faster to a place of  safety while he has still sufficient  strength. But, on the other hand, il!  the rider is wounded and falls to the  ground' the ' faithful animal remains  beside him,- unmindful of danger*  neighing until assistance is brought..  ropnlar  Fiction.  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Satur  day, January 241I1, 1903 s Our plan is  this, that we will give t*vo tickets for  every dollar we receive during December  and one ticket for every dollar we receive  in January up till the 24th, when the  draw-ng takes place. The prize will be  an up tn-date, ball bearing, wire wheel,  pneumatic tired buggy, valued at $200.  We shall continue to give you the lowest prices and first-class work as usual  VVe have a good 7*tock of rubber and  steel tired buggies, wagons, etc., which  it will pay you to look up if you are in  need of one.  Horseshoeing, carriage repairing, pointing, etc., done in the most scientific and  wo kmanhke manner.  Thanking you for past patronage, and  soliciting a continuance of the same, we  remair.,  "Yours trulv,  -������.  2Taxi.ar.rio    Steam   ORV-n'tgo    "Worlss,  STANLEY CRAIG, Prop.  31 1202  Patchwork of Plotnren.  Of all the quaint and varied sights  shown to the passing stranger, my*  Navy and Army, perhaps thero'Is uono.  more.attractive.than tbe officers' quur  ters in tbe main guard of the citadel of  Valetta. Long ago some officer, l.nd  ing the time hang heavy on his hnndu  and having In him besides a turn for  sketching, bethought bim to draw upon  tbe bare yellow washed wall of his un-  garnished room 0 picture in colors.  The next officer'probably thought he  could do as well or better, and be. too.  left his handiwork upon the walls, and  as years rolled by there grew up a  custom, dow firmly established, for ev  ery regiment serving in Malta and doing main guard duty to leave behind a  remembrance of Itself in tbe shape of a  sketch on the walls in pencil, chalk or  paint Thus now, instead of plain, unlovely walls, exists tbis quaint irregular patch work of pictures, well known  throu*".iiui.t the services and to these  who use this highway to tbe east.       S  Kspimait -i'-llanj-imo. By.  s. s. "City of Nanaimo.  WINTER SCHEDULE.  * ^ \  Leaves Victoiia Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Na-  nai'mo, calling at Musgraves, Vesuvius, Crofton. Kuper, and Thetis  1'siands (one week)FuHoid, Ganges,  and Fernvvood (following week).  Leaves Nana,mo Tuesday, 5 p.m , for  Comox, connecting with* s,s. Joan at  Nana'mo.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  tram for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way-ports. '  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., one  week^ for Ganges, next week for  Crofiun.. .. '  Leaves Ganges or Crofton Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.  ':'- 7  y  x.  ���������*' ��������� 1  (fiVJ  ���������'"���������',,������".  VANCOUVER-NANAIMO ROUTE  S. S.      " JOAN^"  .  Sails from Nanainqo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.    - c  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No! 1. daily except Sundays, at 1 p m.  ���������M_.'JUUIL-W������~La^t"���������J '   BL������  TIME TABJ-E   EFFECTIVE  OUTOBEK 25th, 1902.  VICTORIA TO WELLilNGTOIvT.  No. 2���������Daily. No. 4��������� Sunday  a.m p(jr.  ,De. 9 00 . ..Victoria ..Do  3,00  '������' 9.28.. ......Coldstream; ....   "    3 28  "10.24 ..Koenig's...   ..."    4 24  "11.00   Duncan's     "5.00  p.-m. r-.ivi. ���������  "1240    Nanaimo. ......   "    0 41  Ar 12 53......-.". Wellington ..... Ar. 7.03  WELLINGTOIw'   TO  VICTORIA.  De  No. 1���������Daily.  A.M.  8.00   8 20 .  " 10 02   " 10.42   " 11.38  ....  Ar 12.00......  . . Wellington.  . ."Nanaimo...  . ..Duncan's. ..  .-.Koenig's'. 7..  . .Coldstream.  .. Victoria   No. 3���������Sunday  A.M.  .De  3 00  " 3.15  " 5.00  " 5.36  " 6 32  Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  . Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice,steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from   and  to  aii Stations, good Saturday and .Sunday.  Geo. L. Courtney-  ��������� " Traffic Manager.  NOTICE IS HERKBY GIVEN ih*t. application  v iil  he n.aiie to thcLi'gislativo As-  se-nbly of the P-mv'i.oc of Tiiiti.h ('olii-nhia  at ita nvxt sess-oti'foran Act to incorporate  a Co'upany with i ower to lriy out, construct,'  equip,   operate   bv   steam,    electricity,    or  othor motive powei, and maintain   a  single  or double track  8t-.u<.ar<*l or   narrow   euagw  railway  (a)   fro.n a point on the coist at or  near Burkf ('hann**! ������>. Bcntinck Ann,  then  by way of the Bel l.\ Cool ft   K.vt-r,   Palmei'a  Trail  and Black   Water  River to the Piue  River   Pass   or  Yellowhead  Pass,   or both,  thence to the  Eastern boundary' of the said  Province,    (b) and   from a point at or near  where  the- line   of the   railway mentioned  above intersects the one hundred ancl twen>  ty fifth meridian to a poiut on Burrard Inlet;  and with further power to build, construct,  equip,  maintain   and   operate  as aforesaid  branch lines of the said railway not exceeding 150 miles in length ;  and with power to  build  and operate tramways in connection  therewith;    and 'with power to construct,  equip,   maintain and operate all  necessary  roads,   bridges,   ways,  ferries, steamboats,  wharves,    docks,    elevators,      warehouses,  hotels, depots and coal bunkers;    and   with  power  to   build,   own, equip,   opurate  aud  maintain   telegraph and  telephone  lines in  connection  with   the  said  railway,   or  its  brcinclies, and to construct, equip, maintain  and operate branch lines in connection with  the said telegraph aud telephone  lines; aud  with power to  cany on a general transportation business;    and   to build and operate  all kinds of plant for the purpose of supplying  light,   heat,   electricity, or any kind of  motive power; and to acquire lands, bonuses,  privileges,   or other aidB from any Government,    Municipalities,    persons    or    other  bodies corporate, and with   power to carry,  'on a general.Express, business, and to  pro  mote companies,    and  to   make  traffic   or  other arrangements  with   railway,   steamboat or other' companies.;   .and.-with power  to couBtruct. acquire, operate and dispose of  smelters, reduction, rrfining, concentrating  or other works for  the handling and treatment of ores, and  to acquire,   operate and  dispose of coal lands, and with power to expropriate lands for the purposes of the Company, and to take such powers aa are given  to#Companies   under Part 4 of the "Water  Clauses   Consolidation   Act,    1897;''   ' aud  with power to levy and collect tolls from all  persons  using,   and  on   ajl   freight passing  over aoy such railways, tramways, wharves,  or  vesseis  owned or   operated by the Company;     and  with  power  to   build  wagon  rciidt-to be u.'jed in the construction  of- the  stud   railway, t-ud  in advance of the same;  and to levy and collect tolls from all persons  u'-unc, and on all freight pasaiug ,over  any  such roads built for the Company,  whether  before or af-.er construction'of   the r-iilwAw';  * *    -  1* ���������  and wit:,   pbwer.to sell out its undertaking,  and   to   purchase   the  undertaking of   any  other  c-~>M-pa.-y;  and 'with   all other ukum!,  noct-ssary   or   incident*!   tights, po-vera   ������>r.  privileges as may'be nece*>*ary or conducive >  J) the al'ove objects or any of them.  Dated'at   Victoria,   B.C., this  2'sd day  of December, a.o., 1902"   ' ..    ;       -,*  ' 'ROBERTSON A, ROBERTSO^,  Solicitors for the Applic_nta.  17.12.02~ 6t  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an  application will be made to the L**gi������lativo *  Assembly of tho Province of-British Columbia, at its noxt sittings, for a Private  Bill, to incorporate a Company to buildr  equip, maintain, and operate a line of Railway, of standard or other gauge, with any _  kind of motive power. -  From  a point at  or near the inotttb of  Adam's River, ou Vancouver Island; thence"  south-westerly by the'most feasible-route to  the, valley  cf the  Kla-ai.ce River; thence  8onth-westerly by the most feasible route,  to  a point at  or  near  the mouth of'Gold'  River on tho West Coast of Vancouver la-  land; and- from a point on the -.--id line of  Railway at  or near  Davie  River,   by the  ' most  feasible  route  to  a point at or near  Hecate Channel on the Wept Coast of Van*  '  pouver Island.  With   power  to  construct,   operate and  maintain branch lines to  any point  within .  20 miles o'f the main lino of the said railway  Dated at  Vancouver,   this 25th- day of  November, a.t>., 1902.  D. G. MACDONELL, "  - SOUCITOR FOK ApPMCAKTS.  1012 02   6t  RUBBER - STAMPS.  Seals,    Stencils,    Price   Markers,    '  Printing    Wheels,- -7 - Numbering -  Machines,      Band Dating,     . and  .  Numbering Stamps,      Check Perforators,     Rubber Type,     Print-  in    Presses,  7 '&c ,       &c,      &c.'  .7 ��������� _      *"*���������      ���������-   -. .,-���������"'" ."- '. "  FranMia   Stamp   Works,  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  '~"~~ TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her JJ.paf-  ness and-"Noises in ; the Heaql by  Dr. Nicholson's Artif ci^l Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 io his .Institute, so that dea'l-'p^ppl'd,\UJCiabl<. to  procure; the Ear ;D.ru'n)s jnay haye  them "free-- Adurees No, 9-145-1:7,'  The Nicholson Institute, - 780  Eighth Avenue,   Ne^ York, U.S.A.  tA  fiwrtAii THE  CUMBERLAND   NEWS  ' - Issued Every Wednesday.  IU/. Bf ANDERSON*,  *"'-       EDITOR  The coiuums ot THE JNews ar������ o__>������.i to all  who winh to express therein views o ' matt-  ra of public-interest. _,  While we do not hold ourselves re.-.onsi-  ble for the utterances of correspondents,';we  reserve the right' of declining to insert  buiiuunicVtions uuuecesa*ri.ly personal. ,  f ,  i������'  WEDNESDAY, JANY.21, 1903.  SOLD BY ALL NEWSDEALERS: 10c  k\  , Our fee returned if we fail. ��������� Any one sending sketch and description of  "any invention will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability of same. "How to obtain, a patent?' sent'.upon,request. 'Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense. -  * , Patents taken out through us receive special ��������� notice, without charge, in  ^Thb Patent Record, an illustrated and widely circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers and Investors. . *.      >    ���������  Send for sample copy FREE. , Address, f "/ ,  VICTOR J. EVANS 6  CO.,  (Patent Attorneys,}  ��������� Evans BuiMing, '   - ���������  W&^BN&TpjN,' B* C*  N otice.  J -    \  iv   Furnishes Monthly to all Lovers oi Musio'a  vjwt volume, of 'New,* 'Choice;  Cb_j> right  ���������..-'        -   Cou.p tuitions by the most popular authors.  '     ",     ��������� X'    '        '    i' /  t  <   82     Pages-    of    Piano-    Music  5 Songs," ,  5 Instrumental, ��������� ���������  -  10  Complete  Pieces  for Piano,  '7   with in'tere8tin_4.MuBical Literature. 7   -  A   - Once a month for 10c.  lb'/. '    "Yearly Subscription, $l.ob.  -    . '  i -    -i    "      . . '       ���������   - -  --"--.���������    7-_--t-.;     ,   '���������  In one year'.'yon',get neatly 400 psges of  Manic, comprising '12') complete' pieces -foi-  the. Piano.    It hought iu ������uy music stoie at  j\,*'   , / oue-ftalf off/would cost. $30.   - If yoH *mII  send us the name and.' address  of five p*-r  "formers* on; the "Piano, or Organ,   we will  , nciidyou a sample copy free. \ '',,,-  l   * JT. W. PEPPER,,Publish.T,  Catalog Baud 4. Orel..' Music & lust.���������Free."  "- ' Eighth & Locust Sts.,   ^   < 7 r  c" v ���������- -<x.v Philadelphia, Pa^ '-'  '\  ' - * "\. : BU](*SCRIPTION >'   "''/''  For' the 7������T. , W.7 Pepper v Piano  ,\'   7   Music-Magazine," price.Orie Dollar  i\ -'   7Ni'.'i'' year  (.p^oetiige   paid),,  caii" l������e  ''->. ,   , *" -placed by applying to the office ��������� of  '"' ������������������\_News'!.  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'  I Have  Taken    Office  in the Nabn      Building,  Dunsmuir Avenue,    Cumberla d.;rt  .   and am agent for the following  ,*    reliable  .insurance    companies: ,  The  Royal   London   and   Lan-  ���������t -  *  cashire and Norwich,",Union.  ��������� ,am  prepared to   accept'prists &,  current'.rates.  'lam   also^agent <  for the Standard Life Insurance.  Company of   Edinburgh and the  Ocean Accident Company of England". , Please  call  and  investigate before insuring in any' other  ��������� Company. - 7' .   ',  JAMES ABRAMSV, ���������  EING1NEERS, FiVmen,, Machini-.ts   and  I    Electr-claus faeiidfwr 40-oai>e Pamphlet  ' *    '     '    ���������   **. '7     ��������� '/7-��������� *-  7  "containing  Questions  asked by Examining  Board of  Engineers  to   obtain   Engineers t  License.���������-Address, Geo? A. Zellir, .Publisher, IS S. dthSt., St. Louis, Mo'., U.S.A.  :  JAS. A. CARTHEW'S  :Liverv Stable.  ��������� 'IVamster   and' Draymen    ���������  :    Single and ^'Double .rigs   ':  ��������� ' for ��������� Hire.     Ald Ordere    ���������  1   Promptly .Attended   to.^*  : Third St., Cumberland,BC.  K  >  - vioi.iisr������.'tuition.  iV -,  _ v - t^ j  PROF C.H,   SCHAFFNER   cont  ,    SERVATORY   GRiCDUATrf,      .lias   de-,  cided to, locate  permanYntly-'in  Cumberland is  prepared   to give^  lessons to  a   li'niled   number of  pupils on the Piano, Violin'sind,  .voice culture.'; ;"*   WHITNEY  * -block;,   -' '' " u'r    ,!.- J': A  ���������ORDERS-EXECUTED WITHOUT DELAY.  **"   j,*  /��������� p  HENRY'S: ffURSERIIS,  VANCOUVER,  B.C.  Fruit & Ornamental Tree?,  Thirteen Acres, all produced !>y  intelligent "Wlite Labor. Leea  than Eastern Pi ices  Clean Certificate from Inspector.  No San Jose Scale or Borers.  GARDEN & FIELD  Seeds and <Bulbs^  for Fall & Spring Planting.  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'     -     -     j|  Send stamp for larpre catalocne illua- it [  .trating complete J ine, brimful of valuable ��������������� I  information to sportsmen. < jJttktW  }, STEVEMS ARKS m TOOL C0,lJ||J|  1-TJ70 Box !.<������        ^tp*'^'"1^   '  CHICflPCE FALLS,   M^-^V *"-"'  'DumbkrlanU  Hotel-^-~^a8������', ,.V... ���������*;'���������  '  '    COR. DUNSMUIR; AVENUE *  ,    , AND     SECOND    ' STREBT.  CUMBERLANb, B. C;      .  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietress.    *    ,  j. , 'j* - i  .       '    . A    ' -v  When in Cumberland,'brr,8ura7'-  , '   and stay at nthe  Cumberland .  ,.   Hotel,   First-Class   Accomoda- ���������  ,a   ^   tion for transient and permanent boarders.    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Now and then I handle jewelry*,  but the gems must be valuable and the  losers wealthy to interest me in a case.  Ir may be'of'interest to know that I  was a fairly good civil engineer before  1 became a financial agent.  Why I exchanged professions is a, matter concerning inyself alone.  Ten   y-oars  since  a   friend   of   mine  named Dc-e got into trouble in a west-  .ern  state.   In  trying1",to   break* away  from the officers one of,them was shot  dead.  That meant the gallows for Dee.  I,at once secured the best legal counsel  for liiin, but was plainly told that only  ' a miracle could save his neck.   When  i    his  case  Ciime  up,   he was  convicted  without the jury leaving the box! and  he   wao  sentenced fto' be ��������� hung.    Wc  ' _._ made au appeal, and'he went back to  prison knowing that he would be safe  for eight or ten months to come.   *  - Dee was a  man of twenty-eight,, a  gentleman by birth, one of the handsomest men you.ever saw.  Had it been  a jury of women they would have acquitted  him  as   promptly  as "he was  convicted. - A    dozen    females    broke  down  and   wept (when .he   was   sentenced.  Though'watching things close-  .' ly* I had not put myself forward at the  trial.  Among the interested ones I had  noticed-unhandsome girl about twenty,  and the trial was not half concluded  when I knew tbx?t she regarded Dee  ,  as an innocent man and a hero.   When  - the verdict 'of guilty was pronounced,  she ! fainted   away," and  the   incident  ���������*  * v  ���������    created some local gossip. ���������** <  As nothing more could be done for  Dee for some time I was about to leave  the city, when 1 received' a note asking  ;me.to call at a certain house.  I called  *     and met Miss Fay. Dee's courtroom ad-  7 mirer and an heiress." She, told me that!,  '"she had fallen in love with  Dee and  that every dollar she had was at his  disposal to save his neck.   When I replied th'a't^it wasn't a question of money ,and that he was almost, certain to  hang after we had exhausted all legal  dodges,   she' asked  me  to  remain  in  town until I heard from her again.  Dee was a far better man in all  things than three-fourths of those  shouting their morality, but I felt it  my duty to tell "Miss Fay just where he  stood. I admitted to her that be was a  criminal  Instead  of  a ihero  and  that  *  even if his life was saved through her  efforts she' could hardly hope he would  marry.her and settle down.   Nothing 1  could, say would  dispel her  illusions,  and she actually became angry at me  for giving her brotherly advice.   She  did not teli mc what steps she meant  to take, but I knew by the light in her  eyes that she would hesitate at nothing.   It was seven days before I met  her again, and I was astonished at the  work she had done.   Dee was confined  in the county jail", which was as strong  i4,-*nd safe as a state prison.   He had a  "''cell at the end of a wing, and*was so  hedged in by bolts, bars, guards and  steel and stone walls that there was  not the remotest chance for an escape.  In a week the girl had located the  cell, vented a cottage outside the walls  and  stocked  it  with  tools and  provisions and laid the plait to defeat jus-  lice.   The plan was boldness itself.   I  was to find  two trusty  men  and  en-  scontje myself in the cottage and dig a  tunnel  to the cell  of the condemned.  The   distance  wns V'O^feet,  and   we  ..-imxHt'tgo .junior .the  street,  under, the  yard waU and thon under the wall of  the jail.   Thw cottage was one of three  ������ud had a space of only twenty feet on  each   side  of.   it.    The  other  cottage.*  were owned by the families occupying  them, and  the people  were  bound to  watch   any  stranger a  moving   iu.   To  dig  .that   tunnel   was   the   work   of  months,  and  to  run  its  other  mouth  Into a cell was a feat the oldest engineer and the nerviest sort of a crook  might well hesitate over.   I  ridiculed  the whole .plan at 'once, but Miss Fay  took it tip point by point, and ������o well  did she argue-that after three, or four  only to .deceive the neighbors. ,As soon  as we settled in the house we began  work on the tunnel, and we never put  in less than -fourteen hours-out of the  twenty-four.    The two  men   with   me  knew what they  were being paid for  and'could be depended upon.   The cellar of the cottage gave us room for the  dirt excavated,  and  It  seemed  as   if  luck was w>xb us from  the- start.    It  was winter, with but few people passing on the side street, and the ground  being hard frozen there was less danger of the roof of the tunnel falling in.  One can run a ditch on the surface  as  straight as a  rule,  but when  you  come to run a tunnel it 'is a'different  thing.    We _ had  sewers   and  gas  and  water pipes and beds df rock'to look  for, and the far end must reach a certain cell  inside the jail.   To say  that  1 sweat blood over that job would be  drawing it mild.   We went over or under  the  pipes   in   the  street,   made  a  couple of elbows  to avoid big rocks,"1  and linally   reached the   prison   wall.  From tbe wall we were to go under a  uoal, sued   until   reaching   the   prison  wall,  and there wohld ,be no chance  to   take   sights   above   ground. 'For-'  tunately for us we struck an old abandoned   sewer,   and   this   saved   us   at  least a'month's digging.   We followed  it up to the'prison wall'and then'we,  were  twenty-five  feet  from   the  spot  we wanted to Jreach.       ���������     ������������������ '  The jail had a'-.cellar, but under only  two-thirds of tljfe space. The new wing  rested on a bed of rock and cement.  In the difficult work-,we had to got  around the pipes we" progressed, only  by inches.' Tpward',the last of' our,  work Miss Fay called at the.cottage  of a'-nigbt an<i*'even crept into the tunnel.- She made the ' arrangements for  the future, and I alone was taken into  her confidence.   , ���������   "   ������  At last there' came a night when we*  began work,'on 'the flagstones" forming  the floor of Dee's cell.,' I  had got a  note'to  him,  and  he' knew  what we  were doing. _��������� It was two  nights later  before    we', broke    through    and    he  dropped    down    among    us. * As    we  emerged into the cellar'of the1 cottage  I halted to telt him the story of the  girl, and whpu I had-finished it I said:  "You'   mu'st    make   a'   choice.   You  must either r in any the girl and settle  down to an honest life, or I will.give  you  up  to the  prison . authorities  be-  ifore'you'can''leave the house.'  "' He did not hesitate.   Ho was touched  by  her devotion and glad  enough  of  an opportunity'to drop his profession.  In ��������� an hour he was at' the appointed  place.   She was there to greet him,and  a clergyman was there to marry them.  Then they' went away into hiding, and  it was months later before they crossed  the sea to make .a home in'a foreign  land.   Thes'es'cape,and the tunnel were  discovered, of course, but the-cottage  was' empty and   the   late  occupants  could not ,be traced.   While, I rejoiced  over Dee's'good luck, I really felt more  solid satisfaction over the  success of  my tunnel.   The newspapers, on the authority "of the city engineer, pronounced  it a splendid piece of work, and added  that the designer must have ability of  no mean order.   I had come out to an  inch of the spot aimed at, and I  had  taken   a   prisoner  out  of   one  of  the  strongest jails in the world.  to the elbow. What became of those  glove -beagles we may" surmise from  whatjve know of the results of later  attempts to maintain packs of beagles  of S to l6 inches high, tbe result after  some years being' weak puppies that  fall short of the tine qualities of the  little hunting e)og when they are grown  up.���������Country Life in America.  PlonH   S������������i������.  . Some -years ago a thrifty old* cot-  *.ager named Eethia Rummy-attended  uervioe every Sunday morning at the  little church of'St. Elzelvir, distant  some two miles from' her cottage  on a hillside in Derbyshire., As regular* in ber provision for temporal  wants" as''She was in attendance to  spiritual necessities, her/ custom was  to place a piece Af bacon in a pot near  .ho*, fire to be ready cooked against  hor return. _, Then, with her big, prayer  hook wrapped in. a snowy handkerchief. Bethia trudaed'on to St. Elzevir's. One Sunday, however, she came  late and flustered to her usual place,  just in front of the reading "desk and'  to her vicar's astonishment remarked  as she unfolded the snowy handkerchief: "Lawk a daisey me.^If I haven't  b'lled the prayer book and brought the  bacon to church!'.'���������London Chronicle.  LIVING   LONG.  "M filial  Inriiittrv ( on t rilml ������:>. :<> l,nn;i-vi:.i  ���������-ir John    111,-. ii.-'*. ������(< imrr, .Miu-<iy  Opinion   <m   Tilt*   OWxistlOII. '  - It is  asserted that men o������ scionee  t ive  is a  UHiUf.iry  ace.  out by the  "Bex*   Milk  Cow.  " The milkman was.treating himself t������  a.holiday. Before starting he said to  the hired inan:/"Be sure and feed the  best milk cow well. Give her'all th������  roots she can eat." Coming into the  yard ou his return, he saw.plled up  against the'pump u good supply of carrots, turnips and parsnips.'"'"What's  this for?" he inquired angrily. "'Sure,  and isn't the old pump the best milk  cow after all?"  auswered  Pat.  long,, alio ihai, jiiontal  posithe aid to a healthy *''>'*.  The belief is' certainly borne  fact that four of the gentlemen'" seated at the Council table of  the London lion and Steel institute  recently /wore over eighty. Sir I.ow-  thian Bell is in his eighty-hcjemh  year, and still carries his extraordinary expeii.nee of British iron and  coal as lightly as other men carry  the gardenia in their buttonhole. Sir  Bernhnrd Samuclson ' is uigluy-two.  Tune has left deepen marks 'on' his  figure' and .visage,' it'is true, but he  i.s still hale$and, hearty.- "Kir .John  AHeyno stands as square aad sturdy  to-day as h<i did when at the liGud of  the great JMiclland iron foundries,  which rolled the girders foi all our  earlier" ironclads "and ocean liners,  and cast the hug* iroii skeleton of  St. Fancras railway station. * .  ' Sir .John believes -mightily not  only in head work, but in hand work,  and follows the same daily .routine of  manual 'and mental labor as he did  a score of years ago. lie himself  f-ays that.he is, getting old a'nd stiff,  but, it would cut hifi.1 keenly if anybody else were to assert . the _ fact.  Tlie fourth, octogenarian is an' American, ilr. John Fritz,' of" Bethlehem, United States. ' ��������� Tie openly  preaches the doctrine that" applied  se'ence gives men'healthy activity of  brain, and supplies that salt and  savor to, lilc which vi?we all'need to,  render our life. ��������� worth"the' living.���������  "Modern1 Society. , /,  -.3  l'lj-l.tf r.  a  nephew  t  Ilonri De V, ot is a nephew of tho  fatuous Boer commandant who proved h'm.-"o"f .nub a tine-leader of men  during tbe re,, cut, war, , Hem i Be  V\'el fought, .igaiust us under Louis  Ho*ha. .xnd proved hini'-f-lf one of the  aMcst inoinh. r-5 of the  gen er al. Aft x n lie' was  er ,by pur  troops',  and  .slafi", of , 'that  taken  prison--  wit nursed  the  io&*  sti cnath  1h,o  ii .\-*.i .in wrcr. . ^ ,  of diur ret-oureas 'and,  I i- 'gi'x'.-o made, Tlen-i* became 'conr  ���������.in.cd of * the .further futility of the  ���������-.'.���������I"a-.:"'.'. 1 Io*accordingly volunteer--'  _.c'.'his ,ser\ ice;,-i o the-Brithah 'in>'the'  >-a*i.-"e of. peace, .un.; accepted, nnd af- ,  lee IttI*ing- the oath of allcgia'nce was  .���������itu'lvd to lhe ���������ioh.''.ii.osbur'g 'Mounted   l.i.'e*.      il    i'-.   the'uniform"'of   the  ���������lJ.^r,  .'o.p.x  <    t;t\h.'   Wiiiili  :7iph. .  JO  '.:--_     weaung   in '  tal en from a ph  ' P\'r  otb-  ,t *"  Like   All  Go-slp.  Mrs. Abel���������How Mrs.'Cuttle did run  on about the Ferkiuses! I have no> patience with ��������� a woman who talks so  about other folks.     <  Mrs. Cain���������Neither have 1. It's perfectly disgusting: But what Mrs. Cuttle said about the Perkinses twas awfully interesting.���������Washington Times.  Surgeon  T 11������*���������   l-.,ii_tj."������" N'-tv   IKioiii:'.  Arthui Tteginald- IJankart,  "M.-B.. .'.VLV.O , "the, King's new 'cioc-  tor. who was in constant,'attendance  upon his Majesty on the ItoyaT yacht,  is a 'naval .surgeon , of high ' repute.'  I Te was appointed surgeon' in ISOo,  and first came into prominence when,  |(       \VIi;tt   II   A! Mil   Til ink*.  , ���������'When a iiiVui of twenty considers a  woman, he thinks of titer beauty, but  at thirty'he thinks of ber loquacity.!'   .  "Wliiii does he- tlm.kat, forty?"  " "Oh.  he  thinks only of   himself by,  that time." , ���������  V'* * * i  iff. \i  "J  (���������CNtraRonite, Trlplet.-  Thc man* who'writes of things to eat ���������  .   If as. as, a rule. It 80odx.dif?estion.    f  -   j  ^"IIs cup, of'joy is full., complete. -    .'  Th.-* mail who writes o������ thlngu to eat  For t'cllinpr truth is harQ to beat.     .     .   ,.  ������������������   ,flis views are honest, without'qucstioa.  The man who wnLes-oC .things to eat,   ',  Has, as a" rule, a good digestion.  va  *    A   Strr.njse' Beinis.-'      ���������  ^ Grace ���������Is' her   husband .a'man  of'  much sentiment?    " (, /  >       '   "l j     '-  Alice��������� Not.a particle:' 'He, seems to  think golf links were,made* to play .golf,  -."on. .    ���������" .       -   "    '    *7  ~.t  er's  Tlie  I.otc  ot Mothers.,  the lower animals the moth-  lovo  for  her offspring   lasts  only  Among,  Remarkable Rcnsont For Doels.  Colonel Mowtgoniery was shot in /a.  duel about a dog; Colonel Ramsey in  -one about a servant; Mr. Featherstone  in one about a recruit; Sterne's father  in one aJ>out a goose, and another gentleman in.one about a bottle of anchovies. ��������� One officer Avas challenged  for merely asking hia opponent to pass  him a goblet; another was compelled,  to fight about a pinch of snuff. General Barry was cnallenaed by a Captain Srnlth for declining1 wine at a dinner on a steamboat,'although the general pleaded as an excuse that wine invariably .made him sick, and Lieutenant Cowther lost his life in a duel because he "was refused admittance to a  club of pigeon shooters. '       '    ,  In 1777 a duel occurred lu New York  between Lieutenant Featherstonehaugh  of the Seventy-fifth and Cflptalu  Mc-  Pherson   of  the   Forty-second   British  regiment  in regard to the  manner of  eating an oar of corn, one contending  that the eating was from the cob and  the  other   contending  that  the  grain  "should-be cut off from the cob before  eating.   Lieutenant Featherstonehaugh  -lost his right arm. the ball from his antagonist's   pistol   shattering   the   limb  fearfully, so much so that it had to be  amputated.    Ma.ior Noah lost his life  in 1S27 at thedueiing ground at IIo-  boken In a simple dispute about what  was trumps in a game of cards.���������London Tit-Bits.   -  until   the   offspring   is   able ',to   shift  for "itself.;   The   hen   w.ill * fret   and  light for  her ������downy chicks, but when';  they become feathered and commence ,  to do their  own  foraging  the mother j  hen   becomes  indifferent to  them  and j  thinks onlv of hatching another brood. I  The  mare lo.es  her foal and the cow *  her calf-only during the suckling pe- '  riod.    Canine dams'cea.'-e to show af- ,  feetion to their profc-eny after the pup- j  py age, says the. -San Francisco Bulle- !  tin.      Sot, through   the   entire   animal  kingdom below the human species the i  maternal  instinct endures'only  while  the young ones are helpless aud ceases ,  when they have grown up. -   j  How different is the love of,a human j  mother for   her   children!    That   lore  never dies and seems to grow more in- ���������  tense according as the children become  Jess-and less worthy of it.   'The black  'Sheep ���������* often the best beloved.  SUI.'.KON   KAVK'AUT.        l *    ,'  as "suigcon of the Osborne, ivi July  11)00, he successfully treated the  Khedive of Fgypt on the Uo.'uil yatht  during a serious illness. FoV this  service he was .''awarded the Order of  the Osinanieh 'of the1 Fourth Cl.iss.  "Surgeon Bankart also'holds the .Second Class 8,uno." Ernestine Orde-\ \uul  received his .M.-.V.O. m 1S*>8. ."He way  appointed surgeon to . the Koyal  yacht Victoria and Albert in May.  3 901. ��������� Our sketch is from a photograph by 11t.-s--.eli and Sons, South-  sea.-  To l.ifl I.oiK.t.ri of its.Fog-. * , ,  Br.   Itedwood; 'leading .chemist, .-is  endeavoring    to secure" 'some'legisla- '  tion'to  compel   the general ''adoption'^  of.use of oil in the city of ^ London.' \  With such* action-,  hd'argies, the'pall;  of fog finder, which the' city^ frequent^-'  ly struggles .^ would  diKappear,,enttre7. _  ly7 The  doctor sayst that the"   Lon- ;  don fog- is 'composed' alrfiost" entirely  ,  of.the" u'neonsumed   na^cicles" bf": carf "'  bon in the air-'emanatwig1 .from    the  thousands of,factory chimneys  which *  are belching    forth   'thick snioke  for";,  the greater*part' of the day. ' The'ro-is i  no nodt froin'oil.       " ~      "      v   *     > . -  ^C  ,  '        I'xiullrj- Vinci  Voiri'iMvs.        '*  'In. feeding  fo^ls study-nature, ��������� and*-  give  them,  things   they   like  the best.^  Sour inilie will-bring better returns  fed   to  hens  than    when "even fed    to  Pigs-*"        "    *     '  Turkeys when first hatched'are/very ,  delicate and require, considerable cave. -  A   Vorarfom   Spider.  It  la a curious study to pvatch th*  little   white,   brown   specked [spiders  which    liover   among   plants   seeking  what they  may  devour.    It seems almost incredible that they will conquer  and   carry   off   to   their   dens   injects  twice their s.ze. but this, is just what  they do, capturing flies of the largest  kind.    They will hide under the petals  of the flowers, and when Mr. Fly comes  buzzing along they will spring out at  him, and the next thing he knows he is  beina dragged off to be served up at a  spider luncheon.    They grip the fly by  the neck,  if  he has a  neck, and dart  down the leaves, skip to the grass and  away, sometimes taking flying leaps of  a foot and a half..then disappearing no  one knows where.    It's the old story of .  the spider aud tlie (ly. only the spider  doesn't stop to coax, but boldly cjirries  off his booty wttbout saying, "By your  leave."' ,  ' llirtls   ' lirtt   < :.i)   ' al'k.  Professor Scott of, Princeton .say.*-;  'that wild birds sometimes introduce  variation.', brio their songs ��������� and,  again, mon., i a rely, imitate n'ot only  the songs "CI other birds, but the  barking ,of dogs, mechanical ���������sounds,  like the croaking of wheels, the filing  of a saw and even human speech. A  writer in Bird Lore gives this well  authent icatcd  in. ulent:  One morning while I was standing  on my back steps I heard a cheeiful  voice say: ''You aie a pr'.tly bird.  "\Vhe--e  are  you".'"  Young  clfidxs  should   be  more food  ted   often.  than  they  pa-'rot   could  be   heatd    at  on  the  Pie*-;-  cl ear*,  a pret-  I wondered how any  talk loudly enough to  that distance, for the hotifTes  sti eet behind u.s are not near  ently the voire came again,  musical and strong: "You a-*e  ty   bird.     "SYhei e   are you'?"  For several da,\s J endured the sus-  ���������pense of wailing for time to investigate. Then I '"based him tip. There  he was in the top of a walnut tree.  and his go-geous attire told me' im-  lnediate'y he was. a rohe lit pasted  grosbeak.  At. the end of a :wc  ing:  '''Pi-ctty, pretty, bird  you?"  He  and  his  mate,  us.all last .suiiunei",   and,  they came, ugai n    _7^__  he  was   say-  Where are  stayed  near  this   spting  but. never gi*������en  will clean up.      ,       , \  Game chickens have more meat in  proportion to their height than any  other breed of fowls. '  When the' , chickens arc growing  fast, it, is a good plan to mix a  little  bone-meal   in   their  .soft  Iced.  'Scaly lc'_>s can "be cured with Rn  ointment made of two pai ts of glycerine and one part  carbolic a'-id  While it is at no time advisable to  keep food ot , any kind before tha  fowls atl the time, it will be an advantage to keep miik where they caD  drink,,all  they-*want.  Fowls do not run together in large  numbers. They wilLalways diNide into flocks of small size and,will select'  different feeding -,���������grounds," always  provjdirg they have  Ihe opportunity.  A growing chicken, like a growing  animal, requires plenty of good,  wholesome . food supplied liberally  and often in order to'enable them to  grow and mature rapidly and to develop  properly.  Unlike the foal, the calf, the pig  and the lamb, the chick must depend  on the outsider instead of its mother  for food. It is this fact, that is responsible for the high death-rate in  the yards of. many beginners and  some thot are not beginners. Nature  supplies .(.he ..chick- with food.���������-.-,for the  first _41 "hours and ������, wonderful -constitution;  . "    '   ;'.'���������-..���������       '.'",   **.;    ;        '���������'  \i  agreed   that  there   was  one  that   success  hours   I  chance   in   a   thousand  'migbt be achieved. . -,  -  The first move waa to'find a family  to occupy the cottage. It was not very  difficult for me to get hold of an. oldish  woman who would assist us to carry  the scheme through. She opened a  boarding hotiytf*. but took in only three  men of us.' We were supposed to be  railroad men and to come aud go bo-  fore daylight and after dark. Now and  then  we did come and go, but it was  A Dos In tt GloVe.  There is no question that the beagle  is a very old. breed. Early Roman  accounts of England contain references to the beagle even by name.  Books published from about iuSO to  K310 describe several varieties of  hounds, including "the little beagle,  which ' may be carried in a man's  glove." That the miniature hound  was extremely popular at that time  was evident , from Queen Elizabeth  keeping a pack which were also said  to be small enough to put in a glove.  This statement is frequently ridiculed  when it is not understood that gloves  of that period were not the present  day kind, but gauntlets reaching nearly  ,    ' Too Risky.  During the dinner     hour  at a certain  factory  not. long, ago, there  was  a somewhat heated argument in - pro- ���������  ���������grens,   when  one  individual,   who  had  hitherto kept silent, was appealed to   ������  for an opinion. j  "Come Bill,"7remarked, his friend,  "we 'knows you loves an argymen't,  an' can. spout with the best. Wot's  your opinion o' this Boer w-ar business?"  ".I. ain't a-going to discuss it,"  said Bill, promptly. "I've threshed  the . matter   oot  afore!"  "An' what did. yc arrive at?" he  was asked.  "Woy," ' was the cool reply, "me  an' t'other chap didn't agree, nohow, lie took different roads, so to  speak. "He arrived at the 'orspital  an' I arrived at the police station,  an' T. ain't a-goin' to thresh that  matter out again  in a hurry."  Neither was  Bill  pressed  to do so.  We   All  lleiMcml>er.  Though memory often spurns .our debts  Of hate, it hover smothers  Some kindly debts, for who forgets  liis kindness to others?  A  Wiiriu   PropoHition,  "Cawn't I have a lock of ..your dear  auburn hair to wear above, my; heart?"-  "No; it might give you heartburn."  Trnthinl Sarcasm.    '  Sister-MVhat is the  best "waj* to  tain a man's lo'vc"?* 7  Brother���������Don't return it.  re-  J  .   Sure Cure For MJe*-.  To get rid of mice blow into their  haunts with a bellows a generous mixture of red pepper and finely powdered  lime. Then paint the entrance to each  hole with liquid tar and add ,to the  household-a eat that knows1 her busi-  uess. ���������  C<������i!i'H:u',V <if Tlo-isci-K.  Most  people   .vill'-he 'surprised,'���������. to  hear       that,    trousers,   as   at   present  'worn by, the male portion of   humanity,   hvive    ju.s'j  celebrated.- .ihiir  cen-  ' thnary,"     but   according     to   Fashion,  'such   i������ undoubtedly   the   case.     They  came   in  on' aee.o.i.nL. of  the high  living   prevalent,   a   hundred   years   ago.  This .produced  a.  good   deal  of  gout,  whose      t\vj uges the tig.li t-flU.ing cos-  h.'rrve in use ;>t that period made iin-  bi'ur.-xl'jle.    Hence  the  invention   of the  wiJver form  of garment, 'which  ��������� soon  'became ]>opnlar.  and   wart  adopted by  many  royal  personages, at' hbhie-'and  abroad.;    .Au^mij;. thg, dandies  of'the  jHji'iod, however, the new- s'-y'ie was i-e-  garded with'.con!emjit and when   A1-*  'ma<"-lx''s  w.-vs at. .the height as a fashionable    resort,    the'  great  Jedcc .of  Wellington   jhirnself   ."iis  ojico  lel'ii'sr/'d  adjnis.s-ion  because  lie presented .himself   in--trousers   instead   of "'the    (for.  that time) orthodox nethor g.-irnients.  So  far has  th?ir  swny   now extended  that,   they  threaten   to   supplant  even  ihe  Scol t if-'h   kilt.  a SHE WAS GIVEN UP.  *������  &  BY W. HEIMBURG  Autiier of   " A Penniless Orphan,*'  " Gertrude's   MarriagTe,"  y~:     ���������' .    "Her Only Brother,* Etc., Etc   ,'.  +Q^wM+w^&+m<*������+*++*+&*&+9+������+������4>������4>&+������<>m<Pv  7 Oh,  very well,  thank. you,  She is  ���������still  with me; has grown -very stout  . * .'and  whimsical." 7 _  .7''':  Lucie was silent ag'ain. ���������',   Then  she  i remembered how Hortense had    onca  ������������������"���������   received  a  wonderful  doll     from her  1 uncle, Avho'haol  been making  them  a  visit, -and 'how .'she'-.'immediately    presented   it   to   "Lucie, 'saying  she     did  not  care  for such   foolish   things     as  do'ls.   "How is  your  old   b'nele    Lu-  doli? J remember the doll  he  bought  you,/'   sho   added,   hesitatingly,       as  "JIorten.se let her  book  fall,  and looked at hor wilh surprise.  "Old""1      Yes,   he, was   seven     years  -older  ihan my  papa."  she answered  '"You   I.-new  him���������right!     J  married  him afters aid, >just as  1   left  school.  Then,  four weeks after oi'r marriage  >-     ]-"j   was     "thrown   from   his   hor  leaden-Radon, at  ���������the ne"t da.v."  Lucie's   eyes   grew  lar^e  ���������ionis-hment.  at  the races, jnd , died  v.*i*.h     as-  ansv.'cr.  es  if to  bv     a  'add  booJ*  ������,v*   --    ;  - .  "*vv   -.,>������������������  *,..  <>/ -���������"���������-"' ,' ,r -!������-  ttx.ly 7'  j r������" * ���������-** % *���������  'Xy^iXy  , j > v. *. j- ' i.  ' j -   Va-" , <  ���������*, <-*   ���������'    "  >    ' -*���������   >*.,".'  ^ * ���������  ; j  .-   '*  *  ���������'Oh. Low sad!" she ra.id. warmly.  "*''T am so  sorry.     And   no v.- are'> you  ���������all alone*?"     , ,  "  The young    lady    did  not  ���������only shrugged "her shoulde.-s.  -say:   '"That io not the wot**;  good  deal."    After a pause, :*..���������*'  ed,  hadtdy, as sho "took  up her  ���������again:  ���������������.   "I am engaged  again. andi shaU bt  ���������married in ion  -weeks."  Lucie did    not    .care, to as!c    "To  ���������whom?".but,3-lortensc gave her    the  .    dnfornicttion slic wanted.  ' "My future husband is named Von  ��������� V.'ilk en, and is in the 11��������� '.Dragoons." She turned again to her  Jbook, and appeared to be reading.  *At last she laid, the hook aside, leaned her head agaisnt ��������� the cushions,  -and shut her eyes. Lucie, too, leaned back-and mads herself more com-  1 uortable,0 ^Her thoughts tnrnedT "to  !hcr new home, and,she lost herself in  '    thinking of  her future life.  ��������� As,-she thought--    of   "her  unknown  mother-in-law,      she    began ���������> to  feel  ', .'anxious".!*  She took a    little looking-'  .-,.glass out^-of her pocket, ahd^began to  '."look if the  flowers on'her'hat     wero  ���������-.straight,   and   if .tho .1^tie  curls   '��������� on  , ,hcr  forehead   were-'i'.'i  place.  At  last  '"she, took'out'thrcad'and n.eedlev7 and  ���������mcnd-ccl a     very'   minute hole ,in her"  .    brown  silk^gloves.. Sp",the  two, tray--"  -cled *on in  silence.' The  regular s* mo*-  .'7 tio'n' 'of. the car had. such >a soothing  ���������oiTect't-on the, young ..girl-that she ,fell  only  waking.  as - T'rnu,    von*  y  "���������'* **, -  ,.''..'i "-,*(���������  ������ /'-?" -}  f .asleep,.  ".'I.owiin ''touched  her  on the' shoulder.  ,. 7"AVe are almost'-in, Mohcnberg.'' .  y   Litcie's he^rt' began'to-beat;  ''and  't ''"with  trembling, hands she  made her-.  *-self 'ready, to.leave* the/ train.   *" ' -  '7 >s Iiortet.se lodkrd at 'her/ half .ainus-  ���������cd and half sympathetic..*. ~ ��������� 'r-   '  ."You:seem to be*'a good,deal disturbed,", sir-tl she..   '*'    .   .**',     '  ' , .]  "I feci nervous," said the girl.  "'---"-"Why? ,  ITc will* be standing     with  --a.  bouquet  on the .platform. * Is v- not  \hat so?''      , ; *   ..      '     ' i   -  '7'X-ucie  blushed, deeply.   "Ach, .1    do  hot think so,"  she stammered; j but  'her   beaming   eyes - contradicted , _ the  ���������I;"'  ���������  ������5%.  *nvoros.    ���������*���������       ._.   .;,-,*-.-'>.     v    ��������� _  The train now'stopped, 'and "Tjlor-  ���������tense 'yon Lowen bade 'her" compan-  'nonTadieu.    -,-"/ ���������'".'���������  r;'''"l shall be.very glad if- you will  ���������corrni Avith ine, Lucie.'.' " '"  "X'l will' como,'" said-Lucie, hardly  inowing wht^t-she' ftaid,', so' nervou-s  <lid' 'she*'feci, ��������� ,/7'and' again,7_, many"  .thanks,"7 *'      *   "  ���������-    -*      ������*    ,  " , 1  &*���������.- -  ;-      CHAPTER II. ,   '     ; ,',  *,iit ��������� - *'  * i -  / Tlortense  left  the  car1" and > walked  ?across7the* platform, ->  by,   which     a  ,"t '  i<������  I "A  \P  -l-  -7"1'liandsome .carnagej(   was'    standing.  ,-Shc stepped up to .the hor#e,    patted  ��������� '   -his  shining  neck  and  head'.'      sprung  ,-���������   into, tho1 high-coachman's seat,     and  7   ' took- the reins.    She AVas waiting for  her. little trunk as, two-ladies, walk?  ���������ed by her, find a, pair of brown eyes  ���������'     looked   up  at  her.   It was' her littlo  traveling   companion   and   her   future  mother-in-law..   So the lover had not  come.   ' She .looked   after, them.,   'The  thin, sharp-featured' 9ld'lady in     the  faded     old-fashioned >  cashmere dress  had not-.deigned to.,look at'her.    '  Hortense comprcs'sed'her lip������ in'   a  scornful manner, as if she had heard  , Vx'hat they were saying about her." 1.  "Do   ��������� you ' know   , Lhe   lady,'',my  ,������chikl?;', *��������� ,} ,       ' ,,     '      ''     1  ' "'Yes; T traveled on with her. Yes;  Z used rto know her long'ago.     'Wo  vused   to, be'playfellows,' and   to-day  ���������    "we met- by chance."  "That'is by no.means an acquaint-  7ance that you ought to keep up. This  ,   ."Fran von Lowen    is    a   .very    fast,  ; queer person;' she rides, drives      and  '  .-.smokes cigars." ���������     ' 7  At, "this1    moment ' the person    oi  whom they were spea,king drove rap-  '    idly by. s ' ���������   '**  'Hortense saw a shocked, hurt ex-  ! pression,, -And 'the scornful smile deepened about her mouth. . ' '  "She , looks very disagreeaDle,"  .sighed Frau Counselor Adler. "If she  ���������were my daughter���������"  Lucie did not   .f(dare,, to   contradict  ,  'her, although sho longed to speak   a  word for    her     quondam   playmate.  'And that twenty-mark piece    in her;  porte-monnaie, which she had borrowed from1 this woman, who was  disappearing ,on ihe chaussec in a  cloud of dust, burned in her , pocket  , like fire:  She had  been  such  asgood,   sweet  child, and now���������-  '.������������������In the meantime, the carriage, roll-  , cd quickly over the rough pavements, turned at the end of a narrow  street into a gate, that closed at  once behind it,* and stopped before an  old-fashioned house" surrounded by  high elms, l'n the open door stood  an old gentleman with while hair  and in faultless attire, waiting for  the arrival of the lady. lie was supporting himself with a' cane, and  stretched out his trembling hand 'to  the young lady.  "Welcome back,     Hortense;    it    is  good  to Jiave you at home again."  "How do you do, grandpapa?'*'  she  returned,  and taking his arm entered  with him the spacious hall, and    led  him* to a  room on the    ground floor,  the handsome  apartment  of a. caval-'  ier   of  the   olden  time.       Here   were  costly inlaid pieces of furniture with  bronze ornaments.     At the    window  looking into the garden was an armchair covered     with    faded  brocade,  and   before     it,   on   the  little   table,  was1 a history  of the Crusades     and  a heavy golden box beside theCJotha  Almanac. Thick curtains hung at the  doors and windows,  and the     walls  were covered with pictures',  many of  them scenes,in   the war, for freedom:  a picture  of Queen Louisa surrounded  by licr* children,   and family  portraits   without   number,   some     powdered   and   rouged,   some   of   a later  date,   with Titian-colored'hair.       On  one side was a stand for pipes, some  with    very    handsome     meerschaum  bowls.    A stuffed setter dog was  in  front  of the mirror.   Two  cases      of  rare old weapons and a statue of the  .emperor   oh ihorseback,   half   covered  with a wreath     oi laurel,  completed  the furniture of the room.  The room  was   .suffocatingly/  warm-,,    and     a  strong smell of tobacco pervaded it.  .".Villi   you have     a cup   of chocolate?"     asked     the      old gentleman,  ������������������"sinking down in*'a chair.'by the fire,  wh.erej stoo"dt a-little table -���������with.'.a  -haifrc'inpty  cup   ornamented   with     a  coat-' of' arms.- and, near-it   a chessboard, all-set out'and ready"to play.'  ',   "No, thank1 you, .grandpapa."-.- She  remained  , standing  him. _,..,....,,   x  ;   '-'What'.kind, of,-a  "had..Hortense?'/',       "\ .      '-      ' ' - r,  1 "Oh, not so very bad, grandpapa.  The matter    is .settled;, but  ' it-.' has  cost, a great' deal.'' .Papa is now-on  -his ;<way rto" Switzerland.  He  intends  to liye in Gencya.'*' , \, *",  ������������������   "Hortense.     tell ' the' truth,    how  much is it? 'Cotild'you settle all  his  debts? ��������� \Was  it  riot  too late?    Had  anything become, known? " " It "must  .have  been  very -    painful,   -Hortense.  ' Was the landlord appeased?'' _ ���������,  "With*money-everything can be se't-  'tled, grandpapa," she said,** indifferently. '- ,*��������� .;, 7,  ,. "Be candid with mc. How great  is-the sacrifice^ "you '-have had*' to  make?" ������. . -   ���������   .  ������������������ \  ,   "So great that 'I have ordered Dil-  ^lehdorf to" be sold:","    s ' ���������    -  7 The old,"  gentleman-   turned" pale,-  >and a shiver passed over him. -'    . ,  ��������� '/'You1 ought '"**not, x to,   have done  that," he said,- with a'horrified look.  "What    could'r,I  "'do, grandpapa?  There was .only the choice of>-shaine  or to part' with' Billendorf."      "* ,- ""  ���������  ."Thei rascal!"   muttered     the,   old  .man,7and   wiped   his   brow "with',   a  silk .handkerchief.    A long pause ensued!' - i  She" leaned,   as, if   "Weak,    -against  ,the chimney,  with compressed lips.  "Is' there any letter here, from  Wilken?" she asked, tremblingly." -"  ' "Oh, yes J oh yes!, upstairs in  your room," returned Herr von Meer-  fcldt.     ,r "',���������'���������'  ' It seemed as if .she breathed" more  freely. "I have not had any news  ,from*>him for a week," said she, "although I sent him my Berlin address. I will go upj and change ' my  dress. And, please, grandpapa, do  not say any more about Dillendorf; it  is painful-for mc to,think about it!"  ;"For two hundred .years it has belonged to the, Lo wens," sighed ,.the  old .gentleman. "How you late husband loved it! and to, think- it  should '-be lost 'through this dishon-'  orable man!" ' ? ,<   ������������������  ,   Hortense blushed1 deeply. ��������� This dishonorable man was her father.  "Yes," she said, "itj'was a!s if a  piece, -were torn from my own heart,  when.-I gave the agent*_prders to'sell  it. ' But, now let us be silent. ���������, about  it; it can hot be helped!'-' ' j - '  "You could mortgage dt.  Doctors  Held   out  no  Hope to  Mrs. Huffman of Napanee.  A. Wonderful Case and One vrliicb goes to  SUo-w the "Wonderful Advancement Recently Made in the Science of Medlcln*.  ov. 23.���������(Special)  furnished a case  considerable  talk,  Napanee,. Ont.,   2S  ���������This    town   has  which  has    caused  ���������in/the county.  Mrs.-John C. -Huffman had, been  troubled'for..over six years with-female weakness' and' kidney trouble.  The pain was so great that she could  not bear it and her. kidneys gave her  so much bother that she could not,  entertain, any company, in hor, home  or take any social pleasures whatever. Her urine was very much,discolored and gave her great trouble  in .passing.    .-   ���������"  Jn addition to these symptoms she  had all the pains, headaches. anil  weakness of  Female Trouble.  Sirs. Huffman' tried physician's  treatment and many other medicines,  but instead of getting better &he was-  gradually growing wor**.e and was  ���������\-cry much discouraged.  2.1 any of her friends thought she  would never get better, but one day-  she picked up a newspaper and read  an advertisement which said that  Dodd's Kidney Pills would cure Female trouble.  As she had tried so many other  things without being able to get any  help, she was very doubtful, but  concluded to try this remedy.  She used six boxes and ivas completely cured'.' Siie is today a*s sound  and well a woman as there is, m Napanee.    She bay's : N  " I can confidently recommend  Jvidney Pills to e^<ery woman in Canada, for they cured "nie completely,  and mine was a very bad cas*>.  "'They are certainly a great medicine, and 1 will always recommend  them to women who may "be suffering  as I was with Female Weakness ttrid-  Kidn'ev Trouble."'  HE WON ON TAILS.  "2VIy  love for you,"   he,wrote  so deep, so vast, so powerful. J  not  express   it."      "Why    don't  send it by freight *?" she wrote back  And thon it was all off.  '���������is  can-  yoti  quietly,  '���������-"before  i*    J l  time have    you  Mincrd's Liniment for Rheumatism.  he  Hert-  One-tenth of tlie inhabitants' oi  "\*illage of Long , Marston, in  fordshire, "Rngland, are 'Said by a  statistician to have reached the age  of 90 .years. " i   {  ,   7 rejected:   ,  because of bad color.  ���������7^011 Fast In Qnicksand, "b������t He Toole  tlie   Cliance.  There were five or six of us.under  the pilotage of a cowboy, looking for a  crossing of the Republican river when  we caught sight of a man fast in a  quicksand.       ;        .  "'Hello,'"you!" shouted the cowboy as  we halted bur horses.  "Hello, yourself!" was the reply.  "What you doin'thar?"  "Sorter waitin'." 7  ,   "You are one of the fellers we hris-  tled off'n Big Four t'other day?"  , "And what of it-*"  "Nuthiu', only 7 you won't bother, us  no-more!  You'il be out of sight iir an  :h0Ul*:"' '   , 7,'   "   '"."���������'_..'       ''  "Don't you bank on that." growled  the stranger. "I've bin in \vuss hxes  hor this and come out all right.",  '���������You'll never come out o' that, and  it'll :sa'rve you jest -right!"''-  The man thrust a hand into his vest  pocket and brought up :i coin, ant'., hold  ing it between  thumb and linger,  he  called out:  *T'm willin' to take chances. If 1  win, you help me out: if I lose you kin  ride on and be hanged to you!"  It was an appeal the cowboy couldn't  refuse, and after a minute he replied:  "You rustlers don't deserve no show.  , but let 'er .ao.   1 f you lose, though. I'll'  leave you to go lo-the bottom!   loss 'er  up and cull out!" *  "1 say tails'." exclaimed the man as  he flirted the half dollar to tho bank.  "Tails she is,'" replied the cowboy  as he bent in his saddle. "Now, then,  ketch the end of this lariat and come  ashore and jest let me tell you that if  you don'tr make yourself skeerce the  boys will either hang or shoot you!"'  ������������������Skeerce she am!" said tho man as  he got his breath and cast off the lariat, and without waiting to scrape off  the mud he started .off up the river  and was soon !ost to sight.  -  M. QUAD.  ll<������I������*'leH������.  . ��������� A fat1 Trench lady despairingly says.  "I am ;<o fat that I pray for a,disappointment to make me thin, but no  sooner" does .the disappointment com.-  than the,joy at the prospect of j-.i-U.inj*  thin  makes  me fatter than ever."  Thousaflds of Women  Are Kept in Suffering and Many  Die Owing tofilse  ���������''���������' Treatment  Paine's Celery Com  f\ever Fails -o Banish Di ease  and���������'Re-Establish Lasting  fiealtiK  Thousands  sickness for,  ing to false  of worthless  inclined : to  thought of this  i ng wo men"' when  of  women  are  kept    in  month's '...and  y_ars,   ow-  .treatment  and  the    use  medicines,   and ;\v,c   are  - believe      that    .'"Tilton  class  of  almost  dy-  he said':  The  angelic   guards  and sad."  ascended,   mute  The common sense treatment of today for weak, run-down and suffering  women is Paine's Celery Compound.  This marvellous medicine iss snoken  oi" m every part of the ci.-4_p.ed  world, arid "men and women of all  classes find a, new life from its use.  A glorious example of the curing  powers of th-i great compound comes  from Winnipeg.., Man.;'. Mrs. It. Harbor writes as������follows ���������:' ^  '  A month ago 1 was vV*y sick "and  happened to see one'of y^nr publications, ,. in which "1 read of .others being cured. I concluded to try P- ine's  Celery Compound myself, >and I, now  thank God for. lhe wonders it accomplished for me. T was' suffering from '  heart disease, kidney trouble'- _,a'nd'  general' weakness, and . some days  was not able to stand without experiencing great pain. Since I used  the compound J am able'to get about  the house and work, . ;:d 'can now  eat anything put before'me."  Some on- should invent a powder to  take when you feel .that 'yearnimr to  tell a secret confided to you���������Atchison  Ulobe.     - " r  Xearly all infant!-, are more or.lchs  snbieet to' diarrhoea- and Mich complaints  while toothing, ami - a.v this peiiod ,of  their lives is the most, critical, mothers  should ..not be- \ '*houi a bottle of 3)r.  '.J. T>. ,"KclloKg'ta f)> sent cry Cordial' This  inediriiie is a specific; for suc)i"_cojiiplaiiit,s  and 'is "-highly spoken of , by,-those ^jiKo  hf /e. used, it'.- The% .proprietors Vlaim it  will cure any 'case of, cholera .otj sinnxnor.  complaint *c* z'    ',,*      >'- , *'  i .   ���������     ,. -    [,  i   ,-  v .       -, 'i  i"Uncle *E]ihr'iu, how did such"a-notorious old sinner as you-ever,,manage to.get into the church ?'.'     -        '  ���������'Jso one  of the chahtah  membt  suh."     *- .   ���������  . ������������������  al-.s,  MISERABLE   NIGHTS:  ���������*������-.������������..  to ���������_������������������������ >Vlten ISaUy Is Tretfnl  ' **  aud  .-Hundreds'*of packages, of butter, are  rejected each-week- by expert- butter  buyers in Canada, simply, because the  coloris bad." The shade demanded by  home consumers' ��������� and , for export' is  the dune gc"den ,tint, .which can only  be jiroduced by Wells, ,3-Jichardsoh &  Co.'s improved' Butter'", Color.' Other  eolo.s sold by- some dealers, are poor.  imitations, and' must, continue, to  give-, trouble and cause loss of'money  to all who -use _ them Tlie govern-  nient creameries and schools and.tl.e  most experienced creamery-men ��������� and  dairymen' in Canada use,<"Wells, llich-  ardson '/&". Cp.'s������ Improved Butter-  Color" at all ������senbo'hS',for- tlie ]>'roduc-'  "tion of prize butter. No mud, no im-f  purities : every drop puri 'md clearl  All druggists and dealers.       7      ,   - *  "Are you not' sensitive about being  bald ?" asked   the ihan   with  a shock'  of-hair, y-y      ,.  .; I  " /**  '  '*N"pt at all," replied the..man-*with  the smooth pate, "'"l  was born'that*1  way."     .   ,     ������������������ 7 ��������� --    ��������� ���������    \-~f~'''l.  MiuJrd'r Liniment is best Hair Restorer.  The decision of thC'directprs, of the  'theatre'at Halle,, in Germ any, to distinguish-by nieans of >red and' white  advertising posters between plays  tli-atx are fit for .young'persons'to witness and "those that,/are,.not is-causing  some "amuseinent.   ���������"������������������'    ,    '  ,-Cholly���������D'you krow, Miss'Sharp. I  believe some people inherit-their stupidity. , Mis--, Sharp���������rBut,"Mr. >'harp,  Jt 'is not proper .to; speak that way  of. 3-our parents.-''   "' i '     ,-."'  ������������������' TIIF.Y . NEVJQIt. - FAJL-'.-xilr:* y. .At  HouKhticr, L.uii*gton, \i"i>iti's: "For about  two years'! was , troubled, with Inward  Piles, but, by" uo'iiiu IJarmelce'-i 1'illt*, J  was eompletuly cured.^and although four  5 ears .have elapsed since, then* they have  not' returned';" Pur-melee's J'llls *.i.re,'a7)ti-  bilious'and . a specilic lor-' the "cure of  Liver f'-d Kidney Complaint's. Dyspepsia.  Gost,iv������-.������.������ss, Jleaduche, Piles,' etc , ^iind  will regulate tbe secretions '.'and remove  all   bilious  matter.',   '        .*',-''.  i  A -London clocftmaker hos ^'laced  the following notice in .his 'Window.'  '���������'The misguided creature who removed'the thermometer ' from this- door  had better return'it, iuS'it will be of  no 'tise where he is going, os it only  registers', llio degrees."' .- _  i  ���������   ���������    '      ���������' ��������� <  t-CH������K><x<K>"x>t>sJP<������<l  E-r1!JC:"j?'L������J*-'i  :f ICneTV "Wojaen.       *"      .  Strauger���������How   soon   -will' the   next  trolley car go by here? _  Farmer���������Maria, bow'soon MI yew be  ready tow take .lb" next trolley car? ���������  His 'Wife���������Just ton minutes, .fosh.  Farmer���������Then th' next car '11 go by  'here  in   jes'   nine   min nits,   an'   tbar.  'won't be another f������r an hour.  ST. JACOBS  OIL  POSITIVELY CURES  Rheumatism.  Neuralgia ,   ,  Backache '     ,  Headache  'i\      Feetache    ,  ���������*-'All Bodily Aches  .  AND 7 ���������.';'���������/ * '  ''  ���������'  CONQUERS  PAIN.  Jt is only by'.'lahor1- _natr thought  can be'made- healthy,���������and only- by  thought that labor can be made ha[>-  pyi'and the two cannot bo separated  with,   impunity.���������.John'   Ruskin.  i    Sleepless.  , _ c   is wrong to 'take up a-wakeful  baby from  the cradle and walk-'it up  and  doi\n the floor all night.    ]t demoralizes the infant and ensldves the  parents.. Bahv does'not cry- for th'e>  fun of the thing; it cries becAxise'it is  not"��������� well���������generally because its stom-  OjCh^io. --.our, its little.bowels "congested,--.'its'skiii hot'and  feverish.'      Re-'  lieveX it; and' it-'w'ill" sleep-"a **' night,  every night'growing stronger in*proportion:    Just7wliat mothers need is.-i  told  in  a  letter    from1   Mrs.   E.    J."  Flanders, Marbleton; Que.;,who says:  '���������' I cannot   say too much inl-'avpr'oS^  l.aby's    Own7-Tablets. ������"��������� They, /have  worlied-like a charui-,with iny baby/  \\ho was yeryJ restless-at" night,  but'  Baby's"   Own" .Tablets   soo ^-brought.,'  r.uiet sleep and-rest."'I-*shall"*:never be  .withbu.t a box;while'I have' a baby."  Baby's  Own > Tablets, .cure "all .minor  ailments'of little ones,, and are guar-,  ant eedxto' contain no opiatcor ha^rm- ���������'  ful  drug." They a'reVsbld at' 25jcents,  a .box'^by. all dealers.- or you' can get  them by. mail, post-paid,' by* writing- '.  direct  to  the Dr.'..,Williams' ^Medicine' ,  Co..   Jirockville,   "Oht7, "pr"'Scheneor  tady, N. Y. .    J   7T p ' -./'"   "  ���������v-  ' '; Dr.* August, 'r Koenig's Hamburg ���������  Breast,Tea,"7wHtos -Mr. F."Batsch,\ _���������  of Hoficpn, Wis.,. "enablod"me to get 7  r.id ^of an >obstinate'','���������cough; ���������" we" feel(j'  very grateful' to7the "discoverer -.of-'  th't. .medicine." ..,���������', - '  Sleeplessness i.s due to nervous'excitement. The delicately constituted, "the  Unancier,' the business man. anno those'  whose oceapation'neee'-situics p-reat mental worry, ,all .sufter, less or more rl'roni  it." Sleep1 is the'great 'restorer" of a  worried brain, and to get sleep cleanse  lhe stomach i'rofn all impurities wiih n  few "clones ��������� of I'arnieleo's Veaetuble Pills,  gelatine coated, ��������� containing no moivury.  <mci are guaiunteed to givo ^.satisfaction'  or .the 'nioneVo will .be  t'ofundeil:'/   *  'It may not be ours to.utter convincing arguments, but it' may be  ours to live-holy lives. ' It "may not  be ours to be .subtle and learned and  logical, but it may be ours to be  noble and sweet;1 and pure.��������� Oanon  Farrar. ' .  , The Spirit of ^Christ, when it enters' the mind. '��������� destroys selfishness  and makes his feel that every human  being'has < a claim upon us.���������Stalker.  ' A Fe-������lnaf_t Cnmaiked. v  ' "Br'er Jlmsbh he say he done tired <f  de hollernes-j o' dls yer 'sinful worl'." '/,  "I nebber heered'h'im sny nutliiv o"  dat kind until ole S.pmr Hickory done  put dem spring guns rouiixi his chicken  coop/'       "        -.   i    . * ',' }i  <'  ���������Why   She Q,ult. ',  /"Why was itJ that they "couldn't get  along together?" -   ' ',���������'''���������      '  '   *;Oh, he stuttered so badly* that she  ' never hud time to wait around aud'get  - in  the   last  word."���������Chicago   Record-"  ^Herald. ���������,       /      ,'-      .      v  The happiest life on earth' belongs  to'the Christian, when Christianity,  is understood. Those "who advocate  the contrary do'not--know what it is.  7"KELPIQM";Hir  Indorsed by boat EngHah madleal journal*.  ' Supplied to British aoldiers In .South Africa.  1 For all Throat and Qland Troublas^ tamps,  Abscesses, Old Soros, Ulcers, Felons, Skin  Diseases, Eczema. Pimples, Stiff Joints,  Rheumatism, Lumbago,'Sprains, Bruises,  files, Cuts, Sore Feet, Pleurisy.  Sold by Drut gists. I So.. Try It once.  , The,evils, of intemperance are.well-  known. The momentous question is:  "Will the referendum ?   '    , ���������*  Ills']*   and  IjOtv. ' / - '/  "A woman, I < notice,*'always lowers  her voice to ask a favor.'' -1 '  ,  "Yes,   and  raise*'her   voice if  she  ,doesn;t get It"   <**-.,      ., ,   ;7  f Tlie  Printer's, "peril.  , The' familiar terba' "printer's ,devil,"  as applied to the boy. of all work'about  a printing 'office, is said"by the Fourth"  ��������� Estate to have originated with Aldus  Manuthis., He employed a small negro '  boy, a curiosity in th(_.se days in-Europe, who became known as the "Little Black Devil."   Printing.wasothen a  mystery, and a superstition spread that  Aldus was invoking the black' art and.  that the negro boy 'was the embodi-'  ment of Satan.  To correct this opinion  Aldus publicly exhibited 'the black -boy '  and declared; "Be it known to Venice  that i/'Aldus Manutius, printer to the  holy church and to the doge, have this  day made, public exposure of the printer's devil.   All those who think ' he is  not   flesh  and' blood 'may   come and  ���������pinch him.',' -  \'J .    *-&&1v*CJCtU,ll33ti/iHit*lVj*+'***,  ������������ui*w^>rwmM*fW-iJuU.fc^jrt*������tf'in������trt������My������i.������i.T|fti^V*M(Wlt������������)lt.i'J.^   t.ta'M'nrnC* J<!  UrCXMSl'CUEJ t> 4������A Cfi-A.*  La������JOUJ<xdr������Uw.������ttM|.  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Subscription $1.50 ayear, in advance,  #"  Wi'. B. Bnoeriom Soito'r.  _S" Advertisers who want ttteir ad  changed, should set copy in by  9 a.m.- day before issue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, aentiments,' or any errors of composition' of letter correspondents. ' ' **  DIRECT irom the GROWER.to the CONSUMER'  C. J. MOORE. Sole5'Agent  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  V  |7  v  15  iVx-  |7  IS -  I,--*  i j  o  '   THE GOVERNMENT'S  - POLICY. ��������� '.  " i  In a r. cent interview with a news-  ' paper    correspondent,   Col. , Prior  made   a statement regarding   the  policy of the Government on some  important questions;' The Premier ,  is'of opinion that the ordinary ex-*-  periditures    of     the    Government  ". should be.ke.pt within revenue,,and  that no more.loans should be floated except for0specific purposes, such  ,'ai railway development. The action'  of the Finance Mhiister in trying  - to get all. taxes in arrears is quite  , right; it is not just that one should  f pay and'"another'get out of paying  " taxes.     This is  sound policy, and'  we hope the law in'in is respect will  be carried out without  "fear, favor  or affection.", The published lists  of sales oflands for .taxes' held rer'-  ce'ntly show to what an alarming  extent the public domain was held j  by'greedy, land speculators,1 many-  'of  whom:'we.e   made   to  disgorge1  frum .sheer .inability   to  pay  the  , taxes-due on the large.tract sof land,  held Jt>y.them  for  the purposes of  "speculation".'    The   Premier - is " of  ' "opinion that it is the duty of..every  - government to formulate a railway  c policy; no country lik'e B,.C."caii be.,  '.���������developed .without being opened up  >   by railways, and it was tbe -policy  ~-of the Government to develop the  Province by railroad building. The  Government  will  assist   railroads  when necessary in the form of land  subsidies  under   such   restrictions  *    and  conditions   as   will   promote  settlement and  development.    The  Premier believes that a line of railway from Vancouver to the North  would be a laudableenterprise. He  also  believes that we should have  another trans-continental line from  the Rockies down (o the Coast, and  that  such a railway .should come  through Cariboo, down Bute Inlet,  and  across  to^ Vancouver  Island.  He does not believe in giving  assistance to the scheme to  run the  railway  to   Port  Simpson,   which  would build up a rival city to Vic- *  toria and Vancouver.    The Prfmi-  er believes in developing the Province by the construction of cheap  narrow guage railways  as feeders  for  the' main  lines.     The   Coast-  Kootenay road is considered a "fair  necessity.."  and must be built,  as  well as some other roads in the interior.     The   Province  ia   not  in  favor of the two per cent, mining  tax,   as  it  bears, unfairly on   low  grade ordes.     The request made to  Government that placet;.--.and  hydraulic  mines' elixjuid   be'-'crown-  gianted  is  a   difficult problem to  deal  with,   and   the   Premier��������� eay.s  that some alterations may be made  in the Act providing for the better  ���������title  to such'lancl than at present.  The  Prerriier believes .here should  f f v.      -  ������������������'��������� be a general scheme of .unoccupied  Government lands, so that tbe  Government ��������� would be able to inform intending settlers as to. local  conditions, extent, topography, etc.  The Premier also touched on the  ' unfair terms given B.C- by the  Dominion Government, and said he  was going to Ottawa to talk over  that matter and the Fisheries question, etc., with Premier Laurier.  With regard to Oriental immigration this Government is strongly  opposed to the iuflux of this class.  The, Dominion' Government, has  disallowed the Acts passed'laft session,* but they will'be re enacted as  soon as the' House meets, to show  that the people of B.C. are in ear-  nest'about this 'question.  teci3tmrW^������ta^itev^VX  . GORED BY A STEER.  __^i ''     '.  Mr'R. Plews'of Courtenay had a  narrow escape from 'death Sunday.  Ho aud B. Crawford had corralled  a steer,  which had' been,.a W large,  and Plews stepped" in,to shoot tha  animal.    'The rifle missed; fire, and'  before he could reload, the beast  charg.-d him, and afoer tossing .him-  up twice, gored'him severely.under,  the right arm, the horn penetrating'  deep; '  Crawford 'managed to beat  off the brute, and Plews, was , taken,  away  and   attended, to..    By, last  accounts'he is, doing well, although  it  is not yet known  whether'.the  1 walls, of 'the  chest  or ' lungs*   are  pierced.     \  _&  MUNICIPALITY OF      -" .'  THE CITY OF .CUMBERLAND.  i i -   / f  *      i ' - J v  Statei eat -of City Treasury5  ' '    DECEMBER 31st,  1902.    *;'���������,      ,  A- Fine Assortment  i - i      - ���������* n  of   Cutlery   and    General^  Hardware  "��������� ' RECEIVED AT' THE. .v.         .,....,'..,..-..  MAGNET  ���������G;A'SM-  STOME.  Pocket   Knives,. Table   Knives ";and   Forks,  Spoons   of all* kinds,v-<S.ci's&6rs,  .Razors .and;'  Clippers,  Tea 7Tfaysr, .- Meat," Choppers,: &C-X1  WASHING    MACHINES.:  i'������'!  Dunsmuir Avenue  CuArlaniiE.G.  . Receipts.  ' January 1st," 1802. '  Balance cash ou baud,"  -  Trade Licenses, .    7 ,;     , ,  Real Estate,    'V- "'  Scavenger, Account,   **   < <  Road'Tax, * "  Sidewallc Tax, '   t  Dog Tax,'r  'Scale-Account,  Police Court,      ������������������'  HailrReut,  Brown's Estate,  -������  8    15.14  1S75 00  1118 00  893 25  328 00'  '    103 80  1    34 00  113 50  l'GO 00  '      '17 50  *    39 7-5  84697 94  , Expenditure,  Election Account���������Electric L'gtat, $   35 90  ,.     " ���������   '      ������','      1902, '  Refund Koad Tax,  Od h Advances to School,  Sa'^cription to Band, \  Donation to Coronation Sports, ,  Premium on' Tnsu-ancoto Septem-  ""     ber 1st, 1905, -   "  Municipal Buih-ii.gs, -   '   ���������  Comox Assessment District.  kJOTICE.IS  HEREBY 'GIVEN   in  accordance with  ihe Statutes';'that  .Provincial Revenue Tax'and all assessed'  Taxes   arid-Income  Tax, assessed   and  .levied   undei   the .Assessment* Act and  ^amendments, 'are  now due   and payable  for the year 1903.^ All taxes collected for  the Comox Assessment District are due  and payable at my office,-situate at Cum-  .berland.    This notice, in terms "of Law,  is  equivalent to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  Dated at Cumberland 2nd Jany., 1903.  JOHN BAIRD,  ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR,  Comox Assessment District,  -   Cu-nbeflai.d Fost-'Offire. ,  7-1 -'02;   4t. " .-  Isolation Hospital,  ' Sundries; y ���������  Audit Account for 1901,'-"  Prfemium.ou Clerk's Bond,    ���������       '  Office Account,���������  Advertising 'Acoount; *  Street Account,    " .: "-.  * * ,  Sidewalk A-jcount,"        -  Hi. .-'<.-,' *  Fne" Pioteotion Account, -yX,.    j  PorDog.Ta^"''   ,''-^;   '".  '/'" _'.'  Tool Account,-      "- '    '  Drain Account,  Costa Morrochi's Suit,' ' .    -  Scavenger Account,      (  Horae Feed and stable' Account,  Street Light Account. t  For Scales,  Health Account,  Refund Waller & Partridge's Fine,  F. McB. Young's Expenses, ;  Sundries,  Brown's Estate,  Hall Account,  Clerk's Sal. ry to Nov 30th, 1902,,'  T. Banks    '������ "   *        "  R, Hornal  '*  THE FOLLOWING IS   A  STATEMENT  OF THE  Receipts and Expenditure  FQR THE PUBLIC and HIGH SCHOOLS  for the year ending Dec. 31,  1902.'  Receipts.  40.50  - 800  490 00  *  30 00-  25 00  53 90'  910 40  4'1 85  ,. 37 43  10-00  6:00"  31 30 -  38 65  '39700  251 :-*9  .."-.9, ,95.  ''    '4.05  *-   S^Go  - 90 ������9  100 18  8 10  101. Go :  63 8b'  118 00  IU  00  28 00  16 50  9 25  39 75  44 10  220 00  715 00  755 00  Phorib  4  j       Air   Pry,/:  ���������      System..  O 't"'facilities   for   Storing   Perishable/Articles , are7 now.^,;*   ' 7- ���������  c   nplete.'    ' Eggs,," Butter,' Game,; .Fowl   and- Meats..eof '-, ��������� lx\ :  ��������� kinds Stored at Reasonable   Rates...;. .7 "...... ��������� ���������-. -. ���������, ��������� 7   ' *,"  ,  ���������'  , '"        '  '*-   * * '    '       *7 " ;        ���������   . '-      -'     '  '..*���������' TTTT ~~'~':-'-' 1      " -,��������� J-fyi^'y- ''   * % ���������*  *     '.WARD will bei paid fo^ information leadirig.to the-'con-*    ' 7,-7 7  T", viclion of persons appro'pri-iting-or^destroying our J^eer Kegs *\7^;ri^ .  .U'N'ION 7:.BRE.WI.N7G !CQ;,':"jL-rr!&-''1""' ^*  DUNSMUIR STREET  P. O. Drawer 745,,  ������������������ *& "��������������� -iVi'������}tf  -t- .������������������#&;tfW.  " -.*:.-->./vc-������  eeo  Iff S||7|  For Orchard;" Field .and Farrii;   :-. .' -, \\ff  1 ' ' - " ?     '  <     "*   " , -        , '* .  Ilighes'-Grades',' ;.Bept'results"oh1.aired frorn tHeir_u?e. ' .'Adapted to all, *'.  -  , * - -Soils.   'Suitable-for".! 11 Crops."*.'   *      - --'-���������"-   " ���������''���������-'yK  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY &}SOLUBITiLT.Y'strictly" guarant-mL*   1  Government " Analysis \ or, StandX-rd*"- *BRAX"Ds\'-J5iio\^s<TifEM^ ', *v  y    '  ' ~   .-,      .   AI50V15.PER'CF-NT W  PlaNT'PoOD   CLAIM15I)/"V  ;'   !''''i ���������7"'-   '-   ���������'.  , - - _      ���������      '     <? ' y-'    '  *'   ���������'.-������y ','"', 7-;,'   --  , ���������'., :���������.. ���������'���������/-��������� /.;���������:���������;-..  -���������(  ��������� Sta^dakd 'Formulae -",* ,? / *  ',   ��������� ' '.' -- "',"* r . /* '' '. '"���������   * "' ^f^"-*-  -.-;, 7;-  "W Brand "A" ��������� For-Gi-aii",  ,Hay.7 .Grain,-J%Truck-'.Hnd',"CJeneMJ^.'Farming'7 ". -77'.- - -   -7  Brand "B"���������For'OiHiard-*,   Berries,"' Potatoes," 'Roof*, Hops or 'any"crop where ���������'' *  '7    - ..       ,     .Potash is largely needed.   " v.   <  -'   7V   .,  .       *'  7 ,  " Brand ,"C"���������For Crop-" onMJ<iaty. Soils, Clovers, .Pjease,   Beans   or   wherever,  '    ���������   Ni.i'onen" is not wanting.      '��������� *-"���������;'��������� "  *   We also carry n c:-mp!eie --.lock of   Muriate  of-Potash. ..Sulphate   of   Potash,**'  .    .        K���������mite," Si-perphosphcite, Thomas Phusphaie and Nitrate  of   Soda. "       ^  X 1 * t 1  ITor P.iv.e--,  Ptupli'h't and Testimonials,addre.-s , ������  Victoria   Chemical Co.,  Ltd., '*  1 VICTORIA,   B.C. 7 '   * '  ���������   x-U  '������*l-'.  - 1, ~ a  ,.'���������' ..fit  ���������yyX  J. Ab'ram's salary to Dec. 31st, '02, 180 00  Govt. Grant PublicTSchool.  ������4056 30  "            ". High .School,  100 00  High School Fees  57 00  Rent,  3 00  City Council,  490 00  1  Expenditure.  S4706 30  ,  Teachers' S .laries,  $3900 00  Iusurance Pyficy, (3 years),  150 00  Incidentals.  271 40  Janitor,  25G 00  ���������?4577 40  High Sohool Fees due,  SI2 00  Balance Cash on hand,  12S 90  Balance Cash on hand,  Outstanding   Accounts   ekie   the  City to Dec. 31st,  1902 :���������  From Taxes'  ������'    Sidewalk Tax,  *'   Scavenger Account,  S407S 35  S19 59  $254 60  46 35  82 25  ������383 20  Total,    Outstanding Accounts against the City,  SS62.87, with Yarwood'a" charges re. Morrochi's case not in yet.  I hereby   certify   1   have  examined  the  books and found them correct.  Respectfully submitted,  F. A. Ani/ey, Auditor.  Cumberland, BC,  January 10th, 1903.  Total, $140 90  Thomas H. Carey, Secy.  January 10th,   1903���������Audited and found  correct.���������F. A. Anlky, Auditor.  To Cure a Cold in One Day take  Laxative Brorao Quinine  Tablets;.  All druggists refund the .money if  it fails'to. cure.    E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.    25c.  52fc    14 l 03 -7  OMMENCIN.G SATURDAY, JANUARY 3rd,. 1903. 7J  vvill give with every dollar's "worth purchased a PREMIUM TICKET valued* af" 10 cents. These tickets are.  redeemable in Books. Keep your tickets and as.soon as they .  amount to the price of the book you want band them in and  take the book free. This is a grand chance to.-g^t.-a Good  Set of Books wi'hout costing you a cent. The Price of the..  Books is! from $1.75 to $4.oo.        Call and see them.  STANlcEY M. R1GGS-  31,12 03  NOTICE IS  HEREBY   IxlVEN   that apr,  plication will   be "in:ide   to   the Lgeislative  Aasembly of  British  Colambvv a*,  its next  ������esaioa for an Act mcoryorating a company  to  be  known   as "the--* " British Columbia  Northern  and   2.1acke>izie   Valley Railway  Company," with power to construct, equip,  maintain aud operate a hue  of  railway of  such  gauge,   method  of   construction  and  motive  power   as  may be  decided upon by  thevsaid Company with the approval of the  Lieutenaut-Govcrnor-iu-Council from Naso-  ga Gulf or so.i.e other  convanient  point   at  or near   the . mouth of  the Naas  River in  British   Columbia,   thence  by way   of  the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to De������se Lake and  thence by way of the   Dease, River  to the  Northern  boundary  of  the   Province, and  from a point at or near Dease Lake to Telegraph Creek: also from Dease Lake or some  convenient point on its line south tht-reof to  the Eastern boundary of the Provjlnce, with  power to connect with or  make traffic  arrangements with other  railways;   also   to  build   and  operate   steamships   and   river  steamers, to construct and operate telegraph  and telephone lines, to nccjuire water rights  and exercise the rights .of a power company  under " Part IV" of the. '* Water 6lau-ea  Consolidation Act, 1897," to accept bonuses  or  aids   from   any7 government,   municipal  < orpor&tion,   companv   or  indiviclu-ils;    to  generate electricity "for the supply of light,  heat and power, and to exercise such  other  powers and privilege*-- as are incidental to or  necessary to the beu'-ficient carrying out of  the above undertaking.  Dated at Victoria,   B.C.,   December 1st,  1902.  CHARLES EL LUG-RIN,  I Sdicitor for Applicants.  2412 02   6t      i ���������'   STRAYING on Harrigan's Farm,  a Yearling Heifer, black and tan  back, and white below.     Owner  may have same by proving pro-  \      perty and paying expenses.  NOTICE IS HEliEJJV "GIVEN" that ap-  plication will be niade to the Parliament of  Cana'ia at its next session for au Act iucor-  poratirig a coinpaiiv to be' known as 'the  "British Columbia Northern and Mackenzie"  Villey Railway Company," with power to*  construct, equip, maintain and operate ������  line of r;iilw ay of ������uch gnage, method of  construction and, motive power as may tW  decided upon by the Company "with the ap- '  proval of the Governor-General-in-Conncil  from Nasoga Gulf or some other convenient  point at or near the mouth of the Naas  River in British Columbia by way of the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to Dease Lake and  theuce by way of*Dease River to the coiiflu-  enceof 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 Ter-  -* ***      1  ritory; also fro-n Dease Lake or, some convenient point on its line South thereof to  the Eastern boundary (of the Province, with  power to connect with or make traffic ar-  raugements with other railways; altfo to  build aud operate steamships and river  steamers, to construct and operate tele-  ��������� graph and telephone lines, to acquire water  rights and exercise the rights of a power  company under "Part IV" of the ���������"Water  Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897." to accept  bonuses or aids from any government, municipal corporation, company or individuals;  to generate electricity for the supply of light,  heat and power, and to exerc.Be such other  powers'and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficient carrying out  the above undertaking.  Dated at Victoria,   B.C.,   December 1st,  1902.  CHARLES E. LUGRIN,  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 12 02    8t  Reliable Lady Agents wanted to  take orderb for the Best Custom-  made Dress- Skirts and Walking  Skirts in Canada.    Write quickly.  Dominion Garment Co.,  Guelpli, Ont.  3 12 02 Box, 209.  i  X.

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