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 xJKS^Bl^a^^^^^S^^^i^roE^Kj^raS^cSSSSSSSSLSJHaS  A  Syry*  :\  lJLJ"\J \  ������������������NIN-TH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B." C;   WEDNESDAY, -JANUARY 8,-1902.  git^-:-  THERE   WILL   BE   A  SALE     AT     THE  > i  LOSS-   OF';;S'T"EAJV!ER  "WALLA I1LL1."  gt-V'i'V'  ���������   THE:4fK)NTH PREVIOUS TO  It,!   L  Il ������r-  -7?  IT.  If  ,*T  P  i% . .  ij  -> *v:   ������������������   .v.   ���������    * * -,     ,-���������       * " SS  ���������|- ,   -  -,   LOOK OUT FOR THE...:....-...,.;    : , ;  I :     "ANNOUNCEMENT- -\/ *  s. -              r, n>  SJ -          -. ,      -             ��������� '         ^        ,          x         , ���������.^ - V  ^.^--j-j^^^3'';^^ -J*-.;  &,7$'f-U/ 03r XEISS R. - Cumberland.  is  s  .1   -  1   i -.  This.well-known vessel was cut  into and sunk just before'day-light  von 2nd inst., while on her way from  the Califo.nian^capital to' Victoria.^  Fiftj'-six  passengers and a crew of  seventy-eight are given as the number'of. souls on   board  at the time.  The Pacific Coast Steamship Co.'s  fine vessel was struck amidships by  an unknown. veFsel in  a fog .while  proceeding  at  half steam  on'   her  way  north.     So -soon"as the other-  ship got  clear she* fell'away and  was soon  lbsT to' view in   the fog.  Boats and life-rafts were  immediately .launched   'with .speed   and  coolnehs,  and it  is staled that all  on 'the ship were..' embarked   and>  started fo'r bhore^ before the vessel  x x>.- - - .  sank:     It is, ho.wever,'feared that  -���������      -- -  '     *v    ' .        _ ' ^  many, jumped\ovei board-at the first  aiarm-'ahd weie'L\st, those'missing  being .estimated-'at frpm -10 to 40.  The true facts, will' hot- be-known  until all the livinu-'reaeh shore'.and  LOCALS.  $  ,re  accounted .for.     Shortly after  -   " - .>.','. ���������;-> ���������<���������-,���������    J  he ���������din-ister' several   of  tlie  boats  'a  th  r ������������������ "-'  I'''  11*'  1 -  IV  If *    *  If  I;  - '&&&z!������^?sze!&4������  &������  \V  w������or*tfTi"8"  *-  i  ^   ������* *  61  YA'TESvSTRBEt,   ��������� VICTb"R!A/-*B."C*  .HARDWARE,rMILL -AND   "MEN LNU   MACHINEI. Y,7  -      '��������� ANDlFARMING'/' AND" DAI-iYING,' IMPLEMENTS  ;- ;*OF -A-ELrXlNDSi, '��������� ; ''JLy -' jtV.\. " J " -'V *" '\ ''  ' Agents foi rMcGormick Harvesting Machinery. <  Write fdr'prioe-. and particulars.    P. 0.? Draper 5(53.  253S :-^S2^  "3&S5&&C-  /\ik\ 11  r-*--*ca^a^*aia>^^aTMJjo.*^Kqi^3^pfTrMrac^ t*ic*K?c=c������jaaHt=*\-(.'  reached Eureka and T'ini'uad,''and  f (.      ^x, x. '      ���������  the sea bemg calm,.except for the  long swell, it is'; n'oV-anticipated  that- the "others ..would experience  '     ��������� x - rj       - . ' ' ,  any "ditliculty. ,in?-making land,  even  if hot-pickedv up.,  'Steamer  Umatilla--had  bcenxde-rpatched to*  '  .      ���������, ���������- ��������� -   ���������, ��������� - , -  the see ye." * Four of ^ the passengers  had-, been  booked f jr/'VicloriaT, and  aiiur-foA Vancouver,':the others' for  .Seattle and Alaska. ';--,���������    .   v"  j" '  which   are ��������������� ornamental   as   -.veli  __ *  and a souice of lastiny pleasiue.  ������������������f^^Jfi&p' -  We have a most cpmplete .-\ssortmp.nt���������  EASY CHAIRS, "LADIES' DESICS. MUSIC CAP.-  INETxS, WORK BASKETS, PARLOR TAiiLES,  CHINA CLOSETS, HEARTH RUGS, TABLE  COVERS, FINE CURTAINS, TABLE LIKENS,  ' NAPKINS, BUREAU COVERS, TEA and DINNER  !   SETS,       SILVER    WARE,       RODGERS    CUTLERY,  CHINA   and   BRONZE   ORNAMENTS.'   f   *- o  Our Catalogue gives full information and Prices���������Free to you.  WEILEPu   BH;OS,  THE FURNISHERS,    ' - VICTORIA, B.C  2S2da*S-*=GS2&aSiE?SS532aEe������  OBI'X'CJAH.Sf'.K    "���������'''.   '  * The remains of' the late ' Stafford  McKelvey. who'died at thr- J.ubiloe,  Plospital, Victoria,   after an'operation   had'been1 performed  for   ap-  pendioitis, -were brought to Comox  on  Wednesday last for interment.  The news of his death came as  a  great   shock   to    his   family    and  iriwnds, as up to the time of leaving  Comox for Virtoria he was apparently  in   pretty fair  health.   ,- Mr  McKelv'-y -was a native of Ireland,<  having  come  to   Comox in   early  3-outh  with   his mother   who died  several years ago.    An upiight and  c -nscienlious young   man  in   his  dealings with everyone,  he gained  the  rot-pect of all  who knew him.  By hi-> sad death a widow and four  little children ai;e left io mourn the  lots of a'loving hubband ancl devoted father.    The funeral, which Mas  c n due Led   liy  Mr   Edwards   took  place from the Presbyterian church ;  at Sand wick wheie the solemn services for the dead *������". ere read by Rev.  Mr Meyzies, the palU-earers being  all  school-mates  of  the  deceased.  Mrs McKelvey and family have the  heartfelt sympathy of  every oue in  their hour of hc-,rea\ement  FOR   NEXT   20   DAYS.  W&;;offer ;Shirts;:;H;ats,- Men's'and  ............ Boys' Clothing at..'...-,.....:'.  '*������������..  INSPECT OUR, STOCK AT  FOOTBALL.-  .; The match . between the Scotch  and.'.mixed teams on -'oor7dav "  resulted in favor:of the latter by 3  goals to 2, after a hotly contested  game in a pouring rain,which state  of weather was regrettable both for  sakes of players and onlookers.  The match was keenly 'played from  start to. finish. The mixed team  are supposed to have had -' the advantage over the . others, ��������� 'as the  Scots cannot well have been in  proper trim, so soon after ITog -  m'anay, .with its customary doses of  -...-eat reek and Athol brose.  G. J. MOORE'S.  A son was born to AJr and Mrs  F. Banks on Sunday, while Mi  Matt Piercy was "made the happy  fal her of a son on Saturdny.  \Vatcii Night Service was held  in the Methodist Church on New  Year's Eve,1* where quite 'a number  assembled to attend prayers at the  passing of the old } ear.' ,  'Accident���������Young Harvey Smith  son of Mr Smith of Blackcreek road,  was  brought  to the hospital   last  f.  week suffering from a-gash over one  ' eye, he having slipped and fallen  on ,a sharp stub while working, in  the woods. It is feared he will lose  the.sight of the affected eye. Mrs  Smith, his mother, is staying with  hirh at present.   *  New Year's Dance.���������The Fire-  '    <    !  -man's-ball"which' was given at the  Cumberland Hall on   New Year's  -������ t   r ������ v  night- was a grand "success aiid 'the  'hall was beautifully decorated About"'  eighty, 'couples.' attired in pretty  costumes assembled, while dancing  was kept up until dawn. ' A'dainty  luncheon was-served ' at micinight  when the " merry' whirl was * again  indulged-/in. \ .The committee^ in  charge of the .pleasant1 entertain-'  ment deserve the "greatest credit for  making the ball such a succe7ss.   .  1   '  y ,    -.  : .Torrance- Relief   Fund"���������In a  letter from  Mr Holmes of Comox,  1 L. ,  that gentleman  intimates that" he  he has been authorized tVrtate. on  -''"������������������'       -��������� . .  behalf-"of   Mis Torrance, .-that" alL  - ' > *���������   --   <    - ,   ���������  monies collectecl and subscribed for  the ' relief ".of the^family has 'been  deposited an the Savings-B.ank and  has'notbeen drawn": oh'for any .put-"  pose -whatever- as yet,- and that -  there is no intention of L.applying7  any part of it for anything other  'than* was intended by the contributors. -Mrs Torrance deeiies Mr  'Holmes to thank-the public for the  generosity and sympaihv displayt-d  towards her and "her family.  At a meeting of Wei. Col. Co.'s  employees held in the-hall on Sat-  "urday, it was resolved 'th.it steps be  taken to take advantage of .Mr  Dunsmuir's offer of paying cent for  cent with the men towards an in  surance fund in case of. death by  accident on the works here.1 Also,  that the Cumberland organization  be independent of any other. A  committee was chosen to sit with  the Medical Council for the purpose of drafting rules and regulations for approval. Meeting closed  with a vote of thanks to the Hospital Board for their action in reducing the weekly charges in the  institution to $5 oo for employees.  A young bachelor friend of our  town seems to posriess a cranium of  tho thickness and hutting capability with which that of the fcs*ive  coon is usually credited j ��������� ii his  achievment at Courtenay lately is a  sample of its strength.     During a  game of blind man's buff, or cold  turkey or something of.the sort, our  friend, who whs one of two blind  turkeys, brought hi-; head into contact with, the nose of the opposing  turkey with such force, that the  opposing snout was smashed in.  No juke, mind you, but broken so  completely and thoroughly that  the services of a medical man were  necessary, and Teddy's head wasn't  hurt a bit either. *  | WHARF    NOTES.  f ���������  S.S. Tellus, Capt. Petersen, completed her cargo of coal and sailed  for San Frahcisco on Saturday.  \  S,S. Tepic and scows was in on  Saturday for a load of coal ; -.also,*  Tra nsfer for a load of coke and coal.  - S.S. Tees called in -for'fuel'on'  Friday^. She way-return ing from a  trip to the, Northern , B.-C, porta.  Capt. Hughs reports the tiip as being a very" disagreeable one,vhigbi  winds and - heavy rains being en-7  countered almost daily., She had a  light freight and passenger' list. J  A very enjoyablejphristmas  tree1'  entertainment was   given   to   the  scholars "of the Sunday school 'by ,  Mrs Cook on Christmas "ev^   ^The'V' ' "  ." '���������> -  school-room  was. very ''tastefully   <"���������  ,.'  :-v .'.,    ...     '  ^ J' x ���������.. y,'  decorated with, mottoes and ever-:*  grieens.     Th'e Christmas'tree was'-  also  decorated" very, prettily,   and ...  with"the presents, suspended  from  "*���������'  the  various branches*  decked 'the"   .  tree off with good effect." The num ��������� ""*''.  erous' recitations, songs, dialogues,   '  &c.,lwere rendered in a very pleas-   ���������*-  ing and  efficii-nt .manner '.by ,4he \\  vSabbath'School-scholars-to  the de- "  light   of everyone   present. -   - Mrs '*���������-.  >Peters  presided  at the organ, .ah'd "'J.  Santa Claus.arrived in time.todis-   !^  tribute.th������ prizes." -   ���������     ��������� 7-->-.     *'   ''-T  "\  r    1 I  1\ i  , x  -9  3.  -i.  JX\  - r7yJ  - ii'"'.  ,7-*xJ.i'|  .- x,y  y , I*-*,'.  x J?""-'  "*, "J-*l  ' ' i   -xjf0-1  . . ft.* s??W  ,>. JlHI  -x<-  i   "CJx-"  $ff  r&l  -������������������J.  I  -i' .**���������***������������������  ���������?"'    ,u% ���������  - .   X k-  - -"* '"y?.  *xi  -���������-���������V-"  ^      ������������������     1'*  - -r���������n>    ���������  3 j x  X     *   c\  "'A stabbing affray-took placed at '^ "'���������'- ������������������ f^\r  Japtown iate   on   Sunday ,'night'' ���������., J    "v'  when    three .Japs   'were 'sesverely_77'  cut' and  had ,to be-removed to the    .  hospital, u Itaripears that consider- ~*i  > able  drinking*"-had ��������� been going' .on -r  among them all day and at night aM,-;'  Jap who lives in a wash-house<on  the north  side of the ^".Washer" ,.  creek  went   across to   "Charlie's"  ^���������yrnse on the south side where there  'wore a number of Japs living, and^  wanted to fight some of them.   Not    "  being able to induce any of them to   '  fight he left and went -back' home  for a short time, but ventured later  armed   w ith  a pair of scissors and    ,  hammer,  and with these weapons  he attacked two of the inmates'who  were in bed at the lime.     He succeeded in cutting them  in several  places before the sleeping men   re-.  alised what was going on.     They *  quickly went   to  the   assistance of  their comrades and  soon put  him  to flight after giving him a sound  thrashing.      A constable was  sent  for and several of the residents took  a hand  in searching,- for the^insti-  gator of the row,   who took to the  woods.but was located close behind  his house and surrendered without  resistance.  SOUTH WELLINGTON.  Mr and Mrs King of Esquimalt,  accompanied the romain.-",. of the  late Mr McKelvey to Comox, and  will be guests of their sister, Mrs  Stafford McKelvey for a few days.  The residence of Alex. Faulds was  fired   into  late   Sunday   night   by  some unknown parly.    Three shots  in all were fired at tlie  house,   two  of   them went throuuh   the pantry  window one lodging in the wall of  the dining room, the other, in y^oung  Mr Faulds'  bedroom.     The   shots  are .supposed . to   have  been  fired  from  the track at the back of   the  house.      Mr Faulds  and family at  the time of the shooting were in the  front  part   of   the   house   and so  escaped injury. Mr Faulds thought  blank cartridges  were being   used 7  ancl stones thrown at the roof.     It  was not till next morning that he  discovered the true state of affairs.  The remainder of the mules will  be rembved from here this week to  take  up   their  winter quarters   at  Extension until work starts again.  ���������Ladysmith Leader. >"  BBB������ ������-������,.-������;-w4���������, XJ?jr**~  V z.'i.'. i'a i J'Z.-,, -. '-J4- i 4- ? ������������������ <u is. i.-ft )iTiu.,K-������L->.{i������Sfl: .- ^U. E   vwfc 'v,.x..v-w-������.L������dtaw,cr.u^[!i,iw.������.w.t,^^  ���������By.    '���������*"  'ft I  Is  ��������� (  I'        '  I    r  Goddess*  of Africa.  ��������� ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  ' Fleece..  ��������� ��������� ���������  & By ST. GEORGE RATHBONE  "Nor was he apt, ,to spon. iorget  'that he had been drawn behind the  barricade by the little white hand of  u the fair being across whose path he;  had been thrown by one of the strangest freaks  on record.  With each passing second Rex became more like himself, and presently  "was able to use his voice.  Of course, his first thought was to  -discover what manner of place it  might be they had entered. Along  the American frontier in days gone  ���������by, such cabins had sheltered the  -early settlers, and, were on many an  ���������occasioi* of sudden attack turned in-  ' ,to stout forts or blockhouses,, be-  "hind the walls of which the inmates  ��������� -used their long rifles upon the Indians, with deadly effect.  A   few  words, from  the   girl   dissi-  - pated  what, there   was    of  ' mystery  'clinging  about the  little  hut.  It had --been their home when they  ���������first   came  to  live  among  the  neighbors   of  the   warlike  Matabelc whose  '"headquarters    had    been     Buluwayo.  ?Later   on   they  had    abandoned > the  c -cabin  and  sought    refuge  up ' on   the  ���������side*' of -the, memntain.'      The   hermit  -had with his own hands built the little  structure  just  outside  the    walls  -.of  the  kraal,   and though  years  had  -Gincc fled it was about as sturdy and  ���������substantial as wlten first erected.  A<ftx*:r  all    it  was  but "'a  respite  or  * -breathi-ng    spell-   that    was    granted -  ���������them.     The end  seemed just  as  cer-  "-tain as when they were running    bo-  fore the impis.  Already came the' thunder of weapons on the  oaken panels  of the   rude  -door,-as some of < the more impatient  tamong the braves started to break a  -���������passage into the cabin.  Rex had his revolver, but once that  x"Was exhausted how could he stay, the'  ���������awful tide?  Sjouder grew the pounding, "whether  tfone with rude axes or the points of  spears, and,Rex c%>uld hear the splin-  r  ters of wood'being torn <tway.  - He,   nerved   himse.f   for  the crisis,^  ������������������ -nnd-took   up   his    station     near . the  . 'dqor.^   At  least,, he would block the  'passage  with-   bodies,    for    a    time.  When    the    revolver   failed   him      he  -might  use  it as  a  cudgel,   and    thus  "������������������lighting go down.under the weight of  Si is  foes. ~ -,*  A splinter struck ' him, as one of  the spears cut through the wood.  This warned him to stop to one side  where he waited with feverish eager-  c> /less the opening of what,, he had  every reason to believe would be his  iast  mortal  encounter. *  Of course it was pitch dark, and  he had not the remotest idea what  the girl had  been  doing  this  while  tie "was just on the point of calling  out to warn her of the danger when  "he felt her tugging at hir: arm. and  ������������������as   he   put   out   his   hand   his   fingers  ��������� closed upon something  ttat felt won-  "derfully like the hilt of r-, sword.  "What's -this?" he cried out in  -sheer amazement, half believing he  -must be dreaming.  "It  is  an   old  Scottish  -'brought here with him,  was hidden behind a log  "for  an  emergency  which  ���������while  he   lived.      "Use   it,  PILE  YOUNG- GIRLS.  HOW  THEY   MAY    GAIN    BRIGHT  EYES AND ROSY CHEEKS.  JUST BEFOBE DEATH  WHAT   FAMOUS   MEN   SAID  JUST BEFORE DISSOLUTION.  The Story of a Young G-irl Who Suffered from Headaches, Dizziness  and Fainting  Spells���������Her  Health  ������������������ Became so" Bad That She Was  Forced to  Give Up School.  Miss  young  town,  among  many  ��������� claymore he  and     which  in this place  never    came  Rex   Hast-  Catherine     McLellan     is     a  lady well known in Charlotte-  P.B.I.,    and 'greatly  esteemed  her acquaintances.      Like   so  other young ladies throughout  the   land, Miss   McLellan   fell   a    victim    to    anaemia,    or    poorness    of  blood,   and  although     several    medicines were,tried, * she found nothing  to help Her until she 'began using Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People.  Miss., McLellan  tells  th6  story  of her  illness 'as  follows :    "1  am now    18  years  of age,   and for a considerable  time   'suffered    much    from anaemia.  My 'blood had almost- turned to water, and I was very weak and^pale ;  in  fact could not,, undergo   the  least  exertion.   My  appetite failed mc; ' 1  suffered from, headaches;   if I stooped  1 would become dizzy,  and frequently 1 suffered from fainting spells. ���������  I  tried  several  kinds   of medicine    and  doctors   prescribed   for  me.   but     instead of getting better I was gradually growing weaker,  and eventually  had to    discontinue -going to school.  About this time I read the testimonial of a.girl whose    condition ��������� was  similar to mine, who had been cured  by  Dr.   Williams'" Pink Pills.   I  then  decided to try these pills,  and-" have  every reason  to  be gratified  that,   I  did so,  as they have completely restored my health.   .Every  one  of -the  symptoms that had made my .life so  miserable have    disappeared,    , and-1  am now enjoying as good health   as  any girl of my age could wish,    and  I shall always have a good word lo'  say for Dr.-Williams'  Pink Pills.  Miss McLellan further stated that  while she was not desirous of publicity in matters of this 'kind. ' she  nevertheless felt that lier experience,  if known might be the means of  bringing health to some other sufferer, and 'it is this very praiseworthy motive that has induced her  to give the above statement for publication.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills make rich,  red -blood,- and give tone - to the  nerves? It is because of this that  they bring bright eyes, rosy cheeks  and light footsteps to girls who  have' 'been woary, pale and listless  and 'had 'beg'un to feel that life was  a burden. _Pale and anaemic girls  everywhere should give these pills  a fair trial as .they are certain to  restore health and strength. See  that the full name "Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills for Pale Peoplo" is on  the wrapper around every box. Sold  by all dealers, or sent postpaid at  50c a box, or six boxes for .$2.;30.  by addressing tho Dr. "Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  If a man thinks  only of himself he  hasn't  much  use  for  brains.  HOW TO CURE H&ADAOHE.���������Somo  people suffer untold misery day after day  with Headache. There is rest neither day or  nighi. until the nerves are all unstrung. _ The  cause is generally a disordered stomach, and  a cure can be effected by using Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills, containing- Mandrake and  Dandelion, Mr. Fmley, Wark. Lysander,  P. Q., writes: "I find Parmelee's Pilla a  first-class article for Bilious Headache."  ������������������in  .^o. and may Heaven give you pow-  ���������-er, so you may bring credit to that  ���������unknown ancestor of mine who wielded that same weapon long, long ago  ���������on the "bloody fields of Hastings and  Stirling."  He heard no more, for the furious  .assault of the Zambodi had shattered  -the  oaken  door,   leaving a hole  large  ���������enough   to   admit   a   mini;   and  Rex  v.ad   only   time   lo   swing   the  bulk.-,  map"'i   .-'    ���������  ���������   ',"-*   In-i(i.   iis'i"'"  bol'h  3i a lv.*"* to .'   .-   .' ������������������-;.* ( ' '.'������������������ hi.-v.-*- .  v.?'; en  a  d.'fk   f<.\ -.   Ml'-J   (!n-   .,j),>-.i.ng.  and  -the xf-M-nblc conflict w.'s on   .  ���������BOOK   IV  "IN   TTfE  DAY    OF   I'.ATT I  .E.  ���������CHAPTER XXV.  thk bukxin;; ok *;���������*���������������������������. icwaal.  Some   peoplo  spend   a  lot   of  in regretting  things  that never  peri.  time  hap-  2*t?q������ Bad IZq-jt *L**-og>c2 TesiSi  A cl-.-.spc.-ratP iviai- engiti-.-yd in .a hope-  -:1<kss c:.terpri. e may lie (������������������.ip.1.b!e of dis-  . playing a bravery far beyond the or-  '. diuary-standard.  i.ex saw  no gleam  of light    ahead.  The situation  was appalling,  and  his  only  resolution  seemed   to   he  a   fight  'to the last gasp,  and inflict as much  -injury   upon    -the   enemy  as   he .could  -before giving up the ghost.  History     has     many     shinning   examples  of   th.e prodigies, of valor per-,  -���������.formed   by   men   whose   only  expecta-  r."tibn   was  to  die in harness.  7 Possibly the most illustrious on, re-  -cord-'is   that  of  the  heroes   Crockett,  Bowie   and   Travis,   wiio   with   their  ���������comrades died at the Alamo  in Texas  ��������� during     the   war    for     independance,  after   making   a   barrier   of   the   dead  ' bodies   of "��������� their   Mexican   foes   almost  -breast high.  (To "be Continued.)  .-..oi.6x.oni . - 25c  Sozodont Tooth Powder 25 c  Large Liouid ar,rj Powder '75c  o  ,5237  ������  No one ever yet -manag-cd a love affair and anything else successfully at  Vae same' time.  HALL &. RUCICEL. New Vorlv  The Chief Objection.  "So you object iu piauo playing?"  "1    do,"   answered   the    boarder   who  wears a continuous scowl.  ���������'What  is your  principal  objection to  it?"  "The fact that it is not dangerous to  the performer like bicycling or automo-  biling."���������Washington Star.  Evidence Still In SisJit.  " "Yon oughtn't to complain, ma'am,"  the busy grocer said, "if only one basket  of those peaches turned out bad. Three  dozen boxes of them rotted on my.hands  last Saturday."  "I believe bim. mamma," said Tommy  in a loud whisper. "His hands look like  it."���������Chicago Tribune.  How ISutfcHrnios Sleep.  The butterfly invariably goes to  sleep head downwards. It folds and  contracts ' its wings to the utmost.  The effect is to reduce its size and  shape to a narrow-ridge, hardly distinguishable ���������in shape and color from  the seed heads or leaves on thousands of other sterns around,.   _  Some Thought of Religion, -Some of Them-.  t  selves���������Othel-s Jested About Their End  ���������President   SIcKinley's   Historic Last  i  Words   lirinsr Up a Host of   Memories  ��������� .. hen Death Usually Occurs.  ."Good-bye, all; gopd-bye." Pre*  sident MoKinley's 'last,, words were:  "It is . God's /way.' 'His will be  done."  The .President died with resigna.-  tion, but still thoughtful of others.  His ��������� dying words indicate .that his  wide sympathy with his fellow-men  was genuine and heartfelt. "In the  majority of instances," writes John  Timbs, F. S. A., ,/VThc ruling pas-'  sion strong in death is found to be  exemplified."  Charles II., although his assumed  air of frivolity remained with ' him  until near'the last* and he apologized for being such an "unconscionable time in dying," grew serious at  the  end. "Don't ("let poor  Nellie  starve," he said,- and these words  proved his affection for "Mistress  Nell." >.   .      *  , Many men have died with religious  sentiments on their lips.. "Lord receive my spirit," were' the. words of  Oranmer at the stake, of .Hooper, of  'Ferrar, ' and of G-. 'Herbert. "Thy  'will be, done," the poet'Donne said.  Quarles' death-bed/ ' ' prayer ��������� was  "What I cannot utter with my  mouth, accept Lord;' from'my heart  and soul.". Sir James Mackintosh,  when his daughter; reminded' him 'of  the love , of ' Jesus, answered slo.yly.1  "Jesus " Christ ��������� love ��������� the same,  thing!" A long'silence followed. "I  believe," ' he said at' last. "In  God?"  she asked.     "In  Jesus."- '   ���������  Other- men have contrasted - eternal ���������  pleasures -with the'ephemeral .charae-,  ter'of those on earth. "   "In mc-   be-.  hold  tlie  end  of the,world  with  alT  its,   vanities;"   Sir   Philip   Sydney's  words ran when he was struck down  on  the battlefield.       Wolsey's .words  are almost too famous to need' quotation.     "If I had served my God as  faithfully     as      I    have   served   my-1  King," the former cardinal and,    legate   a latere     said,    "he "would  not.  have  given  .   me     over  in  my" grey  hairs." ' ���������   ' *  /Pitt's last words breathed a noble  patriotism. - "My ' country! - -My  country! ' How I leave my, country!" 'Chatham was borne from the  ,House to die, after he had, with his  ���������labt remaining strength, urged an  unpopular course, but one that ' he  believed. in ^strongly. "Sir,'; , he  cried, "I rejoice*that America' has'  resisted."/ Arid his'trenchant invec-  -tiveswere launched "against the "iniquity, of the American war.  Napoleon had a", clergyman at his  bedside. "I-believe in God and am  of the true-religion'of my father,"  he'said. "It is-not'every one that  can be an atheist." His love of  conquest and .glory overcame religion as lie died,  however.     His last  his  am  sec  roar     of      Trafalgar  filling all     the  space about him.   - '  The great Roman Emperor, Augustus, never forgot the disastrous defeat of Varus by the Germans, A.  D. 9. With his last breath he murmured, "Varus, Varus, give nie buck,  my legions.'-7.   -  When      Montcalm  heard  that  wound was mortal, he said:     "I  happy  that  I  shall  not-live  to  the surrender vof Quebec."  President Garfield, as he passed  away, placed his'hand on his heart  and said to General Swain: "I, have  have great pain,here."  '.John Hampden, who was mortallv  wounded in the battle cTf Ohalgrov'e'  Field, exclaimed in the moment ''of  -his last, agony, "Lord Jesus, receive  my soul.- O - Lord, save mv country. 'O Lord, bc/morciful to���������."' In  that broken ejaculating, as Macau-  lay says,^passed away his noble and  fearless spirit. . /        ,"    ,  After six_ successive recantations,"  Archbishop Cranmer found that his  doom was inpvitable. He met death  with fortitude. "This was the hand  that wrote it.''* he exclaimed in reference' to - the recantations; "therefore it shall, first suffer punishment."  He held it steadily'in the flame, and  never moved; nor ci.ic'd 'till life was  gone. - -  Jn the battle'of. Newbury Falkland  fell crying out,   "Peace,  Peace!"  When the'-, assassins-entered the  cathedral, Becket cried. "Here I am,  no traitor,'but a-priest of 'God.','  "Let us commend our souls to  God,-for " our bodies are the foes.''.  Simon Montfort' said t'o< his follow7  ers on the field of .Eversham.'   <  \ h    - ' '������     ''  is a queen in every colony/ If she gets  lost or is killed, another must be put in  her place, as the colony will'run down  v^ery fast if left queenless.  1 Never feed bees during the day, it  matters not whether there be one colony or many.' - It causes confusion, and  the bees frequently get cross and go to  stinging^anything they come near.  In getting bees that have swarmed  back into aHnive much loss may be prevented by stretching a piece of strong  canvas on the ,ground and setting .the-  hive upon it and then shaking the bees  on it! , , ���������   \    '        ...   '   -  Worldly  ivnellaut.  wisdom in si girl is always  "One of Florence's "Jokes. ���������  That genial comedian W.'.J. Florence  had a-habit of promising'a man a fish  or' some game when heo was about  startingxOn a hunting'or fishing trip.  Day-* after day' would pass, and' 'lhr\  game would "not be forthcoming. But  almost every day a letter or telegram  -would come saying that Florence had  not forgotten; tliat'Florence was just  about sending the/ ga.me; that 'there  was no cause for worry,"*as a 'fine fish  or deer .wiv-s on .its way to. the '"express''  office.    At , lirst,   this- -solicitousnesH  -.would cause courteous'letters and-tele-  1 grams in return.   .Vs the dclaj^eot.Iou-,  ger tho victim would _get impatient, and  would finally be literally haunted, by  rltuge fishes or deer, "witli.the compliments of W. J.������ Florence." Then some,  flue day, when it was'least expected,  ,the fish or deer would come!  -  *-,       '    -  *  m  -' ���������".  words  (head  wero:  "Tele de l'armee"  of the army.) The words of  Captain Laurence, as he died on the  deck of the Chesapeake, had a truer  ring: "Don't give up the'ship."  Brock cried: "Push on, brave York  volunteers!" _ Wolfe's strong devotion to duty was reflected in his resignation, when he heard that the  day was won. "What!" he exclaimed, "Do they run already? Then I  die' happy."  Queen Elizabeth's exclamation  was: "All my possessions for a  moment of time."  1 Burns could not avoid some expression of humor. "Don't Jet that  awkward squad fire over my grave,"  he ."aid. Sir "Walter Raleigh brushed  aside his 'beard when he laid his  head on the block. He thought it a  pity that, having done no harm. it  too should, suffer. Henry VIII.  could not forget his troubles with  the church. , "Monks! - monks'!  monks'" he irritably cried.  Dr. Samuel Johnson's last words,  addressed to Miss Morris, were:  "God   bless you,  my  dear."  "Wh.it will Nelson think of us!"  exclaimed Captain Jliou. when Admiral Parker signalled "cease firing," in the Battle of the Baltic.  The next. instant a chain-shot cut  him in two.  Nelson's   List     intelligible  was,  "J  have done my duty:  QUEER OPTICAL ILLUSION.  * '   * _���������__������__ - - ^*-  ���������n  Interesting   Experiment  With   u  -  Pencil and a. Wire Screen.  ProfessorTR: W..Wood recently de-  bcribed' a -rather'startling optical illusion which any'*"one may,see wiih a lii-  tle practice. A lead pencil is held.point  up an inch or two in front of a wire  screen witii a sky background. If the  eyes are converged, upon the pencil  point, the" wire gauze becomes some ,  u-hat blurred and, of course, doubled.  As the-gauze has* a regularly recurring pattern, however/the two imagos  can be united arid^with'.a little, effort.  can be accommodated .for distinct - vision -of the combined images of the  mesh'. As soon as accommodation1 if?  secured/the mesh becomes ' perfectly  sharp and appears, to' be nearly in the  plane of, the'pencil/point.     ���������**  'v .  If' now the pencil is moved away  from',.the eyes,.which are to be kept"  fixed on tho screen.-- it apparently passes through, the mesh'and becomes doubled. If now the pencil is removed entirely, it will be found that the" slKvip  liriages of the combined images of the  gauze persist, 'although the eyes'1, be  moved nearer to or farther away from  the-screen.     '  Now bring the eyes up to within six  or'eight inches of the plane-In wliici.  the mesh appears to be and attempt  to touch it with the linger. It is i:oi  there. The finger falls upon, empty  bpace. the screen .being in reality *.  couple of inches farther off.     t  "Thi-V says Professor Wood, "is by  all means'' thf: most' startling illusion  1 have ever seen, for we apparently see  something occupying a perfectly -definite position in -Space before our eyes,  and yet if we attempt to put our finger  on it. we .find, that there is nothing  there."  .   ii ��������� Beef Ten.   . . "  -It is the suggestion of a trained nurse,  whose beef tea was most acceptable to  a patient to whom "in any previous ill-',  ness���������it  had   been   repellent, 'that, the  beef should be broiled-before-the'juice  is extracted.-  A thick.- lean, -juicy steak -  from the round is broiled'over a* clear  fircperha'ps 'two' minutes-on each* side,  after  which ,it- is  cut   up   into' small  squares, put into a sauccpam'.co'vered  with cold water ancl' set 'oirt he, back of  the stove,  where -it should, steep, not  boil,  for fully-'two hours.' "Remember',  not to add the salt until'the disl/'is,taken from the fire and serve it hot unless.  of course, it is to be offered as cold(or  iced beef tea. ���������  -���������v  m  A, Cook.iey. <���������   -._  'Eullokar.Ttbe lexicographer who'gave,  the -famous "definition,' for , "crocodile  tears,"  was outdone  by' Minshen, another dictionary-maker of London,' who  In 1G17 issued the work which"gaye'the**  following amusing.account of the or-. .  Igin of the word "cockney:',' "Al cock- *  ney, or cockny, applied only to oue born  rtwith in the sound of the  Bow' bells���������  ���������  that ,is.  within- the  city fof .London���������   -  whiche terme came first out of, the, following" tale: ,  '       .      '   -' - _ '-    L   x,  "A'citizen's sonne, riding with his.fa-  -  ther out .of ��������� London ;into the country,  and being,a novice and merely, ignorant  of' how  corue  and  catel'do  increase,   ,  asked   when  he  heard  a  horse  neigh  what the horse dide.    His father an-,  swered, 'The horse dothe heigh.'    Riding further, he heard a cock crow and  said. 'Dothe the cock neigh too?'    And  therefore cocuney, or cockneigh. by inversion   thus:   Incoctus,���������i, e.,   raw or  unripe in'countrey-mens affaires."  God   for  cock-pit  it.'  of  He  the  died   iu  Victory,  sentence  i praise  the     dim  with   the  BEE   BUZZES.  One-fourth of an acre may contain  150 colonies cf bees.  An apiary should not be placed on  ground thickly set with trees.  Bees secrete wax only when necessary to furnish storage' room for honey  or brood.  The secretion of one pound of wax  necessitates the consumption of twenty  pounds of honey.  When a queen is gone, it will be only  a few days until the colony will cease  to store much surplus honey.  Sometimes, toward the close of the  honey season, the bees will destroy  the queen cells or kill all of the queens  but one, thus 'destroying the incentive  to swarm.  Care must be taken to see that there  When tl.e Crowd Gathered.  At the close of some sports that were  being held at a country village one of  the competitors, coming across the local policeman, inquired when the theater opened.  "We have no*theater here," said the  policeman.  "Well, the music hall, then?"  "No; nothing of that kind here."  "Have you nq.eveuing amusement at  all?" asked che^stranger.  "Oh, yes," said the policeman, rising  to the occasion.'   "If you  wait till 9  o'clock, you'll see them shunting the  -goods train."  Small Boy's Divorce.  Clarence, aged five, had been severely punished by his parents for disobedience, and the next day. without saying  a word to any one, he called at the office of the family legal adviser, who  happened to be a.-particular friend of  the little fellow.  '-'Well,.Clarence." said the man of the  law after shaking hands, "what can 1  do for you?"  "Please, Mr. Brown." said Clarence,  "I want to get a divorce from our family."  ��������� ;..  it Cures  Sore  of Coughs, Colds, Croup, Bronchitis,  at and Whooping Cough.  Because it contaims turpentine some people imagine that Dr. Chase's Syrryo of 'Linseed and Turpentine is  disagreeable to the taste. On the contrary, it is sweet and, palatable, and children love" to take it. They  soon learn that, besides being pleasant to take, . it brings immediate relief to soreness, irritation and inflammation of the throat and lungs'. At this season of the year all mothers, desire to have in the house some reliable medicine to give when the children catch colds, or awake'in the night with the hollow, croupy cough  which strikes, a chill to every mother's heart. You can rely absolutely on Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and  Turpentine.      It har*  stood  the  test.  There are other preparations of linseed and turpentine put upvin imitation of Dr. Chase's. Be sure the  portrait and signature of Dr. A. W. Chase are on the bottle you buy. 125 cents a bottle ; family size, three  times as much. 60 cents.    All dealers or- Bdmanson,   Bates   &  Co., Toronto.  /V  1 M  ��������� IP S3������E^a*3ZH3I*"q^^  EkJwt^taeg^t'uii-gB^.Aau^j^.  JriA������*4jt������CJfL*i, ,'ut.xfti^'b. M4 *.  f*>^qAU  J-<^TiJ  /,  WHIRLPOOLS IN SOL  SERVANTS IN  GERMANY'  \  MEW STEP TO BE TAKEN IN ASTRONOMICAL INVESTIGATION.  It  V ���������  Is I  I'x'j  I*  I   l"  f, x-  jl  ���������*.  <      Dorothea Klumpke, a Woman Astronomer,  Will Try to Ascertain by Photography  '      Whether Spiral  Shaped   Nebulae  That  ���������glow Amon������ tho Stars Aie Subject to  '     \ Visible IVhirlius Motions. ,  ���������   Something  entirely  new   is    about  to be undertaken in astronomy,  and  > the brilliant girl astronomer, Dorothea Klumpke, _ is to perform, the  most, important, part of'trie new  work. If successful, it will afford  us  a     wonderful      glimpse  into  the'  1 " mechanism, of the universe. ' Tt is "no  less than. . an attempt to,ascertain  by- the aid of photographs whether  , the great spiral shaped nebulae that  glow* here and there among ihe stars  are subject to a visible whirling nio-*-  tion.       7 "* ' '  The forms of these strange objects  indicate that they resemble in their  nature vast whirlpools composed of  incandescent gases,   mingled perhaps  > .with meteoric bodies and' started in  ,   gyration' by,means of forces and influences'     not / clearly comprehensible  7 to us.     But hitherto thei'e has been  no direct evidence of motion hi these  '    nebulae.   f So     far      as     any visible  ,  change is/concerned  they  might     be  '    as -motionless  as frost figures ' upon  a''window,���������pane.        '    b, ���������  Telescopic .observation  alone    does  . not suffice    to    reveal    - their move-  '   meats,  because they are so t immense  ancl ihe length  of an observation is j  so brief that .there is not 'time     en-  ,   - ough-vfor the effects ��������� of the probable  'motion  to reveal- itself, to , the \eye.  Moreover,   on  accounts of  the "-faint  .   and hazy outlines "of tho "nebulae, no  drawings of them made by hand���������can  -be rendered   su/mciently  accurate .-to  serve the purpose.    But now that-as-  -    tronomical photography, 'has reached  \   a high degree of perfection all     this  "   is changed,  and it is hoped that by  comparing   ��������� such photographs   taken  at' intervals the whirling of the nebulae will- be rendered evident to cur >  senses!        ��������� ��������� '-  ,  The interest in this,experiment lies  -in the fact  that there is some reason to think that the spinal nebulae  represent a primordial condition   - of  the substance1 out" of'which the.ftars,  j    worlds  and 'suns composing the universe " has     been formed.    'Our-"solar.  , system may once have glowed softly  '-in the depths of space in the, form of  ^a rather  small   spiral  nebula  before  its gleaming,atoms had been whirled  and. compacted "* into   sun" and   planets.  '.Thus in studying,the spiral nebulae' we 'are lilce the1 botanist ' who  sis able to see locked up in * the shell  of- an'   acorn ,the germ of the  undeveloped oak. -   ''���������  x By learning what laws control the  motion and .contraction of such nebulae we shall approach toward- a  solution of the old and always interesting question of'how the world be-  , gan. But the fact ^should not be  -lost sight of that the spiral nebulae  now visible in the heavens enormously exceed in extent the entire  solar system.  It is probable that such nebulae  as the large one in Canes Veiiatici  or the still mightier one in Andro-  - meda contain enqugh matter to form  hundreds if not thousands of solar  systems. In their case a gigantic  sun like Arcturus, exceeding our sun  thousands of times in size and radiant capacity, may be in process of  formation. And' we are at liberty  to suppose that around such giant  suns giant worlds will revolve when  the process of the ages has brought  them  into   existence.  In short, the aim of the new step  that Miss Klumpke is to take in astronomical investigation is to clear  up some of the mystery that now  surrounds those objects in the heavens which give in their appearance  every indication that they stand for  the most ancient form ofecosmical  order emerging out of primeval  chaos.  If the method proves as effective  as is hoped, we may not have to  wait very long for results, because  fortunately very excellent photographs of the chief representatives of  the spiral nebulae began to be made  by Dr. Isaac Roberts in England  ten or twelve years ago, and his series of photographs has been continued at more or less frequent intervals during all the intervening  time.  Miss Klumpke's first' work will  consist of a most careful-measurer'  ment and comparison of these-'accumulated photographs of Dr. Ilob-  erts, upon which, as already explained, the results;of any change of  form .'. undergone by7 the . respective  nebulae, must be recorded, provided  that those changes have been rapid  enough to reveal themselves' in the  course of a decade.  Tlie Whole Subject Is Under- the Con-  * trol o������ the Police.       ,  A group of bright women sat discussing  their travels abroad. All had made something more than a tour of European hotels and all had observed something of  interest to iwomen outside th'e beaten  tracks.  "The methods toy which they eliminate  the 'servant girl question' in 0Germahy,"  said one���������the wife of a professor in an-  important American university ��������� "are  very interesting. They go at it with the  same thoroughness with which the German attacks everything, whether a rare  species of beetle or the organization of  the army.  "The'whole'subject is under the control of the police. They have every servant .girl listed. If a housewife requires  help in her kitchen, but is unable to pay  much for it, by application to< the proper  authorities she can secure a young girl  without experience. A contract is made  ' for a year. The employer agrees to feed  and clothe the girl and to teach her certain specified things in housekeeping,  but no wages are paid. At the (end of  the year the housewife, can retain the  girl by paying her small wages aud  agreeing to continue , her education'in  housework.to a certain specified extent."  "The things she is to teach are 'nominated in the bond,' and she is expected  to rigidly carry out' her end of the (agreement in consideration of the fact that  she pays little or,.no wages. ,In this way,  you see, the servant serves an apprenticeship. It is much superior, I think, to  our way, in which we take ignorant girls,  'teach them everything they knowi oven  to speak English, and .pay them nearly  'or quite as much as a well trained servant. , i j- .  .'"If you want a thoroughly competent  servant in 'Germany, you can get one at  a specified price. And you can examine  the record'of every girl at the police" station/" If she has ever been discharged,,  you will find the fact there, with the reasons therefor, and thus can tell her  character at a glance-without resort to  the farcical ^ letter of ' recommendation  given>by a former employer.  "As the system implies, every German  woman is an absolutely''competent housewife. She knows the business of "running a house thoroughly. .Young girls of  good'family'after they leave school often  go to some particularly competent house-  Wife* whom they pay to put'the finishing  -touches upon their education in this respect. I knew one ''such woman who  brought up three sons by mean3 of taking boarders, and of teaching young., women of good families in1 the manner* de,.  scribed." -        -' -  ' A Reef, a Sand Bank and a River.  Lord Coleridge, ihe famous lord chief  justice, once recounted to Sir Mount  Stuart E. Grant-Duff an incident of his  earlier life. He had to cross examine  an "eminent professional witness about  a proposed harbor.. In the course of doing so  he said,  "But,  Mr.   ,  isn't  there a reef of rocks that would be a  great inconvenience to you?"  "Oh, yes," replied the witness. "Undoubtedly there is, but we propose to  get rid of it in such and such a manner."  "Very good," rejoined Coleridge, "but  when you have got -rid of it, would  there not be a very awkward sand bank  to contend with V"      . '*  r "Certainly," said the witness, -"but  against it we should provide thus and  thus." , '        t '  "Well," answered ' Coleridge, "but  when you have removed both these obstacles would you not still have a great  deal of trouble from the.current of the  river when in flood?" ,   .  "Clearly," was the answer, "but we  should encounter 1������.at difficulty successfully by'another expedient," which  the witness proceeded.to explain.  - "You have seen the place, have j-ou  not?" said Coleridge. ?  "Oh, yes," replied, the other.  '   "Well,  joinder.  SLIPS E. THE PULPIT  ODD   BLUNDERS   THAT   HAVE  MADE  IN  SERMONS.  BEEN  One" Minister Who Was Not Well  Posted   In   Maritime   Xomciiclatarc.  ��������� Another '"VVlio "Wanted Footprint*  to Announce Tbeniselves.  I   never'did," (was  the  re-  "I'x have  invented alike the  reef, the sand bank and the river!" r*  PICKINGS FROM   FICTION.  Sitting stih is a noble art that is going  out of fashion.���������"Quality Coinei."  The romance of one '"generation makes  the realities of the next.���������"Tristram of  Blent."-      '    .        -      & v  There is nothing'meaner than the man  that is rich and has nothing but money7���������  ' "The Autocrats.',' -   .  If other people would only be as reasonable as we are what a heaven this  earth would be.���������"Crankisms."  Before a man is capable of a great  love he must have felt the need of it in  his life.���������"Arrows or the Almighty."  No one can determine to believe evil of  another without planting in his own soul  the seeds of deterioration.���������"Sir Christopher." '      -   '  The importance of" plain talk can't be  overestimated. Any thought, however  abstruse, can be put in speech that a  boy or negro can'grasp.���������"The Crisis."  A poet may be a good companion, but  so far as I know he is ever the worst of  fathers. Even as grandfather he is too  near, for one poet can lay a streak of  poverty - over three generations.���������"D'ri  and I."  If brain workers would only do like  cows���������gather up their material as they  walk around in the fields and woods  and assimilate it while resting well���������  they   would   have   more   brains.*  The Tunnel Was Forgotten.  ' At Brussels the visitor is often struck  by the extreme thinness of the earth  covering, the? Braine le Comte tunnel  and wonders why ihe common sense of,  the engineers who made, the line did  t    '    \ *"���������������  not direct them to continue the cutting  hnd thus avoid a" subterranean passage.- _ -' . j _  ' The mystery is thus explained:-When  railways were in their veriest infancy,  the Belgian government sent a party of  engineers over to England to acquire  experience' in construction of the new  iron highwa3Ts, ancl on .their return  they were. instructed to'lay out the  first railway in that enterprising littlo  kingdom. . The 'work was accordingly  , put in hand; but on its completion one:  of the engineers exclaimed:^  ''Good  gracious,- we have forgotten  the tunnel!" -*- '  The consternation was general,, especially ' when ,it was remembered that  there was not a single line in England  but ,eould -boast of-a tunnel. What was  tobe.done? Nothing but to construct'  the'long corridor-at Brain'e ie Comte,  and when it was finished the earth was'  r-ut'.'on^top. The tunnel'-was the glory  of theTine.      ",   " -    ''"���������    ..,  ���������  - Massage For the Scalp. \  ��������� The hair falls out when the strength  'of its roots js insufficient to sustain its  weight any "longer, and a new hair will  take its place unless the root is diseased. ��������� For this reason each person has  a certain definite length of hair. When  the hair begins to split or fall out, massage of the scalp is excellent. *  v -Place the tips of Ahe fingers firmly  upon the scalp, and then vibrate or  move the scalp while holding the pressure steadily. This will stimulate the  blood-vessels underneath and bring the  blood vessels underneath' and bring  about better nourishment of the hair.  A brush, of unevenly tufted bristles is  also excellent to use upon the scalp, not  tho hair.            .                                 '  Stage Story of <t Tree.  Mr. Beaumont's first London engagement was-to play in "The Star of India,"  one of Arthur Shirley's stirring melodramas. His great moment was when he  had to bind the hero to a stump of an  "ancient tree," in a very beautiful jungle  setting. Thero was a dark change from  an interior to the jungle, and one night  when Mr. Beaumont and the hero rushed  on they were horrified to discover th.it  the tree was missing. Mr. Beaumont at  once made up his mind to speak his lines  just the same and drag the < hero out of  sight.  Unfortunately, the men under the stage  wore under an impression that tho lights  were still lowered, aud just as Mr. Beaumont cried in his loudest voice that the  hero should be lashed to the trunk of a  tree they pushed the tree up through the  floor. The audience, after a moment of  utter aniazement, burst into a roar of  laughter and applause at the expense of  the struggling hero and enraged villain.���������  Mainly About People.  Irregularity and Indigestion.  A. common cause cf ��������� indigestion is  irregularity respecting the time of  meals. The human system seems to  form habits and to be in a degree dependent upon the performance of its  function in. accordance with the habits  formed. In respect to digestion this ia  especially observable. If a meal is  taken at a regular hour, the stomach  becomes accustoaied to receiving food  at that hour and is prepared for it.  If meals are taken irregularly, the  stomach 13 taken by surprise, so to  speak, ancl is never in. that state of  readiness in which it should be for the  prompt and perfect performance of its  v- ork.  Missed. :���������  Castleton���������Do you know, that baby of  yours never noticed me at all.-  Dimpleton���������No. It always takes some  bright object to attract his attention.���������  Brooklyn Life.  Why, Certainly.  Soak���������Do you always pay as you go?  Froshby���������Always.  Soak���������Why?  Freshby���������Because they won't let me  go without.  In Chicago.  The Judge���������How many times have you  been married?  The Chicagoan���������Do you mean tlXs century or lar+   -'*-"���������-  '���������v ��������� !-*'--- Statesman.  Hope.  "Say/pop, I've got to, write a cbmpo-  sitiox ol 'Hope.' What'is 'Hope,' anyway?"  "Hope, my boy, is the joyous expectation of being able to dodge our just  deserts."  Ashes on Cigars.  "Few men professing to be judges of  fine cigars know anj'thing at all about  smoking* them," remarked a cigar dealer. "The ashes on the end of the cigar,  serve to retain the flavor and should be  permitted to remain: as long as possible. Then the constant thumping  some smokers give their cigars in .the.  attempt "to keep them clear of ashes  often causes the wrappers to break,  and, that also lessens the pleasure of a  good smoke."  Hyde park, the Green park and St.  James' park cost London between them  ������32,D7G a year to keep up.  More than four-fifths of the population af Mexico are of mixed or Indian  blood.  The Woman of It.  If women were judged only  By other women, then  It's ten to one the.angels  Would every one be men.  ���������Chicago N������Wfc  Dogs of Alaska.  The dogs of Alaska'arecallcd mala-  mutes. They are a cross between a dog  and a wolf and work in harness soon  after their birth. They do not bark,  but have a peculiar bowl. They have  long hair and can sleep in the open  with the thermometer CO.degrees below  zero. Their usual food is fish* and seal  blubber. They are fed once a day, usually at night.  Widow's Flag.  In Sumatra, if a woman is left a widow, immediately after her husband's  death she plants a flagstaff at her door,  upou which a flag is raised. So long as  the flag remains untorn by the wind the  etiquette of "Sumatra forbids hor to marry, hut at the first rent, however tiny,  she can lay aside her weeds and accept  the first offer *-' e has.���������Womanhood.  ' It is not for the laity to throw -stones  at the parson about his slip, due either to  platform fright or to absence of mind,-- for  the brethren and sisters who are not of  the cloth make plenty of mistakes of this  kind. Nearly, every one���������man or woman  ���������in this day has attempted to speak at  some gathering and has sat'down with  the frightful-consciousness of having said  something W;hich was far from that intended. One man, a lawyer, is still  piqued at himself over the recollection of  having said three times in the course.of  an address that "there was no food'for  either animal or beast," and a certain  clubwoman recalls with horror how, iu  the midst of a poetic description of sunrise" in' Alaska/she finished with "and it  was very pretty.indeed." "  Yet there are more recorded slips made  by ministers, perhaps, because a ridiculous thing said,, from the pulpit'becomes  thrice ridiculous, as, for instance, the announcement made by a country clergyman just before the benediction that Mrs  Blank, a poor w.idow of the parish, desired him to thank all those members of  the church who-had so kindly "assisted"  .at the death of her husband. The village,  doctor, who had given his services on this  sad occasion was the most chagrined.  - In another Illinois church a social was  to be held. .--Knowing that the small fry  wns-much in evidence at such times and  that it often became boisterous, treading  indeed upon the ecclesiastical and other  toes  and x sitting upon  the ecclesiastical  silk hat, the Ladies' Aid society,' -which  was managing the affair, determined to  word the notice that parents would not  feel   at  liberty  to' bring  their  offspring.  Sunday the .minister, glancing hastily at  the   paper ��������� in his .hand,   saw   only, the  words "children" and "invited" and, folding it up, proceeded to say that the ladies  specially urged the children to be present,  adding, that   no   occasion   was  complete  without them. ���������*���������  "The, Saviour <said, -'Suffer little chil-  dren to'coine unto me,' and it,is the glory  of the Christian church that it cherishes  these tender little plants and that uever  does it wish them to foel that they ar-3  not welcome within her gates. , Let the  children, therefore, be present as far as  possible." 'They were, it is,needless to  record, attacking the cake plate with astonishing results and testing the capacity  of-the ice cream freezer.  7inother minister made an announcement^ which 'grated harshly upon the  nerves of the-more sensitive part of the  congregation, "alttiough he was probably  'u'nable'to avoid doing it, as'the notice  had been sent in properly signed. It was  just after a beautiful and touching solo,  sung by the tenor of the choir���������one* of  those songs which" seem "to lift the singer  and the listener up above earthly things.  ���������WhiIe the audience was still breathless  and the tenor was about to take his seat  the pastor arose and-announced cheerfully there would be a chicken pie social-  in the parlors of the" church Thursday  night, at which a large attendance was  expected.  There is a story, not a new one, certainly, and probably not a true one. but  one which is applicable, of a minister  whose discourse was upon the wonders  of creation and God's care of the least  .as well as of'the greatest of his works.  "When God created the mountain, he  made the tiny grain of sand. When he  made a Niagara, he also made the little  dewdrop. When he made the huge elephant, his hand formed the tiny gnat,  and when he made me he made a daisy."  In these opinions his hearers may have  concurred and may not have.  A Presbyterian minister, writing in an  English religious monthly, gives a few  genuine slips made by the clergy of his  acquaintance. One of these stories is of  a young pastor who labored among the  fisher folk of the east coast and who  was much given to metaphors. This Sunday morning he spoke of the soul sailing  out upon the sea of eternity, and he was  almost dramatic.  "Look," he cried, "at yonder ship! The  rBlue Peter is at the masthead; the sails  are hoisted. She rises on the swelling  waters like a swan. And now the anchor  is raised and slung trom���������from���������fr"���������  Here he paused, while the congregation,  every member of which knew a ship from  l'oie to alt, waited v\ith expectant interest. "From the place where it Ought to  be!" he finished desperately. "'E means  well," said an old seaman after the service, "but w'at can you think of a man as  doesn't know the cat's head?"  Then there was the brother who gave a  series of sermons on 'the prophet .Jonah  and.* coming to the part about the storm,  told with fervent gestures how the sailors  "rowed and rowed to bring the sea to  land." This is much like the effort of  that other pastor who described to his  people the situation of a man who was  hanging over a frightful abyss and ended  with the words. "And to him the moments seemed minutes."  Once a minister in picturing Nemesis  overtaking the guilty spoke of the "sound  of footprints approaching" and was dismayed tit the smile which went round.  Yet not all mistakes are mere slips of  the tongue. An old Methodist minister of  blessed memory who preached in central  Illinois twenty-five years ago used repeatedly to speak of the "thousand cattle  feeding upon ten thousand hills," which  is a remarkable feature performed all at  once.  "But let not the maker of slips worry  too much about them," is the advice of an  old minister, "for it is the really earnest  man who does it most, and for every such  slip there is likely to have been enough of  forceful speaking to make an impression  and   perhaps  to  live  forever."  "(lot "Water ��������������� a Cosmetic.  Far better for the complexion than  <any cosmetic compounded by a perfumer  is the application of very hot water to  the face with a woolen washrag., A  nratrou of fifty, whose charms aie thf-r  envy of those of her acquaintances of  half her years, has used this application  many years. ' "Every night au.l morning," she saj-s, "1 give my face a thorough washing with' a.piere.'of white iia:i-  nel in not water. Unce in a great while-  T use soap, but not often, as I',hav������������  found the hot water, persxisteiitly used.,  very satisfactory.  "If the skin has not .been exposed to'a  great amount of dust, the'water may be-  meiely sopped npoa the face at nig^t, a9  once a daj' is often enough for the scrub.  After  the   hot /bath   dax.tr  on   a   liberal  quantity  of cold  water with the  hands  until the skin fairly glows.   Thi.1- is tho-  cheapest   and   most   wonderful   cosmetic-  known.' A month of such treatment will'  transform  any  complexion.    My  s'xin   la-  much'fairer and rosier now than-when I'  was   twenty.    I   had   naturally   a   poor  complexion, coarse and miuhly.   I tried  many remedies, but** they .were very unsatisfactory, until one day  au old  lady -  whoso skin-1 always  had   admired, foe  its -youthful   appearance , gave"  n:<;   th<r  recipe.    I   tried  it  faithfully  cud''beforo  long sawrwilb delight that my complex.,  ion was clearing." - j  . "i 'I  ������J  WaHclne; nnd Self ConscJonwnena,      >-  The   peculiarities   of' gait, of- women  make   an  ^interesting   study   if ."viewed  "7  from   a,   laige^ window    overlooking Ka. y  street^ on   which   there  is~much'' travel. -  Every woman has' a more or less "I know S  every one-is looking at me^'-'gait in pass-,,^-  ing a window and consequently does iiot7.  walk as  easily  as she would if uuconi;  ;  scious that she was being observed. ������������������ If'  a woman is self conscious, her'.peculiarir  tics of gait are accentuated.   The ^pretty-"  girl who is trying'to look'absolutely nat- ���������  ural seems to  beK)walking on'.pegi legs,-  the   long   girl7 strides' with ^longer,  and/ _  quicker  steps, - and the 'funny -little  fat  woman  puffs fussily along, with  shorter.'  and quicker steps.   If any one could get  out ���������a   recipe  for  walking  and   label   it ���������  "How   to ,be  natural   though-7self   con- .  scious,"   women  might profit" by- it  and*  feel, much' more  'c'omfortable  and   walk i  more properly on th'e street.   Women on>  the stage "study  a  proper walk,  and  it -  would be well tor women in private lifo- v  to do the same. M -  .I  *;.  *- -'7  irl'A  ��������� r  r    ,-1  f-w  -, ��������� f . ��������� >.������U,  #x     '*.!.'..,v|  f"^X   '������������������rt  .-' %ry  i'f tvVl  ,'-���������'* 7-7-1  xt  j. !  V I <_  .'   ''  <������  .;-'���������._->  7?l  t To Brim? BabyL-acU.      "    "   \   _.  In Ireland a belt of woman's-hair is-  placed about a child to keep harm. away. (*  Garlic, salt, bread and steak are put''"  in the cradle af a newborn baby in Hoi- ,'  land. ��������� ,_.    "������������������_ '   -   ���������-;-*  . At the birth* of a child-in lower Brit-',-  tany the  neighboring women  take it-,* ia.'  charge, wash it, crack its joints and rub  its head'in oil to solder the cranium.   It,  ia-then  wrapped in a tight bundle,  and    -^. yj.  ;   }������,������-���������  its lips are touched with' brandy to make^-v ' 7;7, ^'I'fil  it a full Breton.   .'*"," .     ���������'>%���������-'.     , "7- ; y}"^^ I  ( Welsh" mothers,, to  insure .the 'safety/ _./. i*-7'"'^^-7^1  of their babies, put a pair of'tongs or a    '   7" -'^T1'"  knife in the cradle.     _ *    -"   ,   ';'/.,'   "'**", "i/1  As soon  as a child is horn a' Turkish! 77 7   \f  mq_thc������r   loads   it   with   amulets,   aud, a.      _ '\   _._  ismall bit of mud, steeped in hot water,'  prepared   by  previous  charms,   is stuck  "on its forehead. ' 7   "  "���������I It--. I  %'}  'Speak Evil of No One.  A King's Daughters' circle of ten girls  chose for its motto these three words:  '���������Guard the Tongue." Their special promise to each other was to speak no evil  aad to listen to no evil reports or remarks  about any one and to discourage all-gossip, scandal and adverse criticism. They  were all very nice girls. No one would'  have suspected them of the vulgar habit'  of gossiping or of saying unkind things  of their companions or neighbors. Yet ,  after one month under the new rule of"  lostraining tho tongue these girls, every  one of them, confessed that they had?  been compelled to exercise great 'self  denial in order to carry out their promises.- ,  Euconrages Matrimony.  The English government give3 away  -"."30,000 a year to encourage matrimony  among the women employees of the tele-  giaph service. Women enter the servico  at aa average age of sixteen. After six:  years, when the operator has reached  tho official marriageable age of 22, she is  entitled to a'i allowance from thecstate.  For each year of service she can draw  one month's pay. As her salary is ?25 a  month, she can then claim .^ljO. If sho  waits until she is twenty-eight, she can  draw $400. In practice the average  amount paid has been found to be about  9200.    The Care of Oily Hair.  Too oily hair is the lesult of a poor circulation. It should be constantly attended to and washed every week. It is caused by too, much grease between'the skull  and tho scalp. It i.s bad grease and can  only be removed by massage because-  massage is the only thing that will bring  the blood to.the1 surface. To pour a tonic  on greasy hair is like pouring water on  olive oil.  Greasy hair has large pores. It requires more washing, more soap or shampoo, less brushing and much massage.  Teeth arc l:!:c vrrl-s-  :r-    and    ci; ;'.���������<.������������������...c  Hit at STiort ItRiie*e.  Miss Teller���������I'm sorry you didn't arrive in time to meet my Gerald. I'm  quite sure you would have liked him. Of  course he has seen very littlo of tho  world���������  Miss Heller���������I had already become convinced of that by what you told me in  confidence the other evening.  Miss Teller���������What was that?  Miss Heller���������Why, that he thought you  the most charming woman in the world.  ���������Boston Courier.  ruiar,  ���������x-\i  Files Are Tonffh.  A fly is almost invincible. It will  survive long immersion in water, will  sustain the odors of sulphur and other  disinfectants without apparent injury.  Only turpentine, chloroform ancl ammonia and washing can get the better of  a fly. ���������-  /��������� 'f-P^- P!^!!^^!^^^  2355KI5  WERE WILLING  TO WAIT.,  The   Burglar*   Det-fde    to    Postpone  Tlieir "Worls.  It was 1 o'clock in the morning.  In  the  deepest shadow   of  the piazza  of the little suburban villa^ia which our  story opcjns sat two  br.^lars,  earnestly  .discussing  the  affair  that  had   brought  I them hither.   A light in one of the upper  ���������Iwindow's, .which had only just been extinguished, had made them postpone for  'awhile their attempt, and this delay had  'given the first burglar an opportunity tov  jask his partner the circumstances which  jhad led to this particular graft.  ���������    "The lady who occupies this  house,"  ' -whispered the second burglar, "has xfilO,-,  :000 ia cash.   She drew it out of the bank  ''yesterday>  and  tomorrow   she  will  turn  it over to the old and trusted friend of  her late husband."      A ���������    . .  "Who is he?" asked the first burglar.  "He's an old cove they've known all  their lives. * He's going to advise her  how to invest her money. In the meantime she's got it all up .stairs with her  in a black bag."  Tho first burglar was silent for awhile..  '���������Jim," he said at last, "I-haven't the  heart to do it. She's a widow. Let's  wait." '   o  -   "Wait!" exclaimed the second bnrglar.  "For what?"  "Why," said his companion, "wait until the old cove has it, then rob him."���������  Life.-   ��������� : -*>    ,        '   '  Ambition a.  \   "You   say  you   are  ambitious?"   said  the relative who lectures.  "I am." said the young man.  ' "But you  are  not  doing  anything to  distinguish   yourself   from   the   rest   of  mankind."  "Yes, I am," was the--.serene reply.' "I  am staying away from the golf links. I  expect ia the course of time to be famous  as the only man in the world who doesn't  play golf."���������Washington Star.  <'A p'H'V'f i la a  hi id r> no r>r>  f    iLi    I .A'   a (     \r \    tU \*J ���������.- i LA     ������     I   \ i-A L~a  - j   .  AsihmrJene Brings Instant Relief and. Permanent  ^ ' Cure in All Cases.  >  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.;    '  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.  pry  WW  ���������xxS*/  FPP^h    Ii^flPP    Rppp   THE BEST...:....  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A reward of $5.00 will be paid for information  leading  lo  conviction of  persons wi1 holding or destroying airy   keg's   belonging ,to   this   company  HE NE T MEIFE Lf'. 'Manager,  Aerial Golf,  H ~  (,  Caddy���������That's  right. . Swing on  to it  jfiproe!        '       '���������        yc  cylM  _ j^-*77"^ X**~^  ~&z  ���������(J.  "Whiz!     And , I   ain't had   me fee!"���������  Chicago News.  .     An Open'Question.  Old 'Gent'leinau   (who  lias   been  rather  gay)���������Hum!   Want  to marry  my daugh-  ��������� ter. eh 7  Do you think you are worthy of  ���������I her?  ;     Suitor���������Well���������er���������does   she   take   after'  i you   or   after   her   mother?���������New   York  ! Weekly. '   ..."  j Katunal   Sequence.  ��������� Mr?. "Growells���������1   do   wish   you  would  ��������� give; up smokiiTj-, .John.   .  j   'Growells���������I'd  do uothiny of the  kind,  j I intend to s:i-'x-kn' as long as i live,  i     llrs.    Growi-!Ls���������Yx-s7    and   after   that  j you'll begin to Maze.���������-Chicago Kkk's,  Rev. Dri Morris Wechsler,'      - ���������  Rabbi of the Cong. Rnai L-rael.  ���������     '   ,    x     New York, Jan  3,' J901.  Das  Tajst Bros'. Medici:-"-*-;- Co ,  Gentlemen:    Your Aatbinaleue'is  an "ev-  cieilcnt".reinedy for Asthma aad Hay   Fever,    ,  audits composition ���������dleviales   all    trouMes  which eombiae with Asthma.   "Its suecess.ia   -  astonishing and wonderful.  t **  i> s ** (  Aftc-r having it carefully analyzen, \>e can state that Asthmalene   confcnns no   opiumi  inorphiue, chloroform or ether.   , Very -truly v ours, .     o  .-' ,7 REV. DR.-MORR1S WECHSLER'.  *- ������   .   -V -   ' ' Avoxsr Spbinos," N. Y., Feb. 1, 1901..   ''  Du.<T aft Bros, Medicine Co.,  . ^ xx   n ' v   ���������     [ .  ' '-(xen.lemei.: I write L.tiis^.o-stimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the wonderful eti'eci cf your Asthmal-enf, for the euro ot A.ithma. My wife ha.s> been i.ffl?cted \.<itn  spasmodic Bothnia for the pas'; 12 \enrs. Having exheus't-d my ' own bkill ������aa' well as  iiiduy others, I chanced to aee your oi^u upon your windows on iSOch .-xiicet New York, 1  at ouce obfcai.ied a hofitle ot Asthmalene.^, My wife commenced fc������ki-j_i it uhoul the hrst of  Novteiiiber. I very soon noticed a'radical mipri.vemetib. Aater ut-ing one bottle her  Asthma hjs disappeared and she is eutitely free fiom all Hympfc.-.ma.. I 'eel that I can consistently rucomuieud the nif-oicme to all wMc are afflicted wifc'i thiadistreaaing disease. <  Yours reupeotfully, t,  0.,D. PHELPS/M.D.  ' * ' '  Dr. Tafi'.Buos. Medicine Co. ., tfeb. C.'igOl.  Gentlemen: I was i,roubled with A.stluna for, 22 yeiirs7 I have tried miuicroua 7ieme-.  dies, but they have all failed. I ran acioss you-" advertisement and started, witn <a trial  bo'tie. I found lelief at once. I have siuce purchased your ful'-fize bottle, and I a.n  fver gratefn . I havo family of four childiuu, ami f ,r bix 5'x-xiiix was unable to w.-rk.' I am  u -w iu the best of health and doing business overy day. Tins Lrafcniioiii y< u'cau u-iike U3e  of as you' see hi". ..,,--  tiome aidress, 235 Rivmgton Street. '   S. RAPHAEL.  P7 ii-f."- 129tii St., N.'wYt rk Cicy,  TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON,RECEIPT ".  OF POSTAL.   >   ,   *  ' , Do not delay.'  Write at once, addressing DR..TAFT .BROS.   MEDICINE   CO ,     9  E st 130th St., New York City.      - . * ' ~^ ..   ->  '"*���������    '-'   SOLD BY ALL DRUGGIST. '      ,'  JOHNNY ON  THE  OSTRICH.  ' ��������� .���������  He   RelatCM   Sos-ne   Kew   Facts   Aboni  rise H\'J&.  The ostrich is .the- largest of the fcath-  oicd Hru-cius. Ilv h> pioud and KlHtt-iy.  but nut graceful. Ostriches aie raised on  farms and can be seen for lo ci'-ntts,  \. hioh mi-"St be paid to the man at the on-  trance to the farm, who will then pi-unit  you to enter. There' is much iu'njianie  ptevailinf,' about the ostrich. This make3  it uecersaiy for a man to btand up in  front of the farm and use loud and forcible If.nguage to get people to step inside  and i*ee these intoiosting birds. The oh-  tri'ch has a large appetite. lie will de--  vour corn, nailb. watcher, turnips or auy  similar article that is placed bo faro him.  He is-uot good to eat unless you an- voiy  hungry. Ostrich featheis do not look as  nice" when yon bee them growini; on the  ostrich as when they are neat-y placed  on a hat. When an obtrich is pursued in  his native jungle, he sticks Lis head down  in tho sand. ' This m-ikes him look like  sparse and stunted vegetation, and he escapes. I know a whole lot of othor  'things about ostriches, but I am tired of  v. riting. Joiikny.  ���������Chicago Tribune.  "���������joS H-its Vfft'c1n"5i.i-e.  "No, Rfr," said "Mr. Iiacklia\ in reply  to a query, "ths shortfiro r* the [intato  r.rop does not trouble li.< ie Hi,*- lea&t. i  have lived in f������i Bton fal* my life."���������Do-  irtiir  Free: Ti ess.  53ia ������ecr������t o������ Succe.su,  Esgnimait & lanalmo^ Ey  wsKars3,ts>s^aSM  "-'   -^Iv      x'M \ /,'77-i73^x"''1' /*Kx-*'i\  }y~<iP<U .< k-"^\^^-7 ** -1  *' ~���������  ��������� - '���������-3.    * *.  Sieamphip S-ohedulc Effective September 30th, 3 901  NANAIMO-COMOX   ROUTE.  S. S. "City of Nanaimo/  Sails   from   Nanaimo,-for Union  V/harf, Comox and Way   pons   on  i"*"  Wedne������"d<ivs at 7 a. m.  Sails from   Comox    and   Union  wharf for Nanaimo ancl way   ports  Thursdays at 8 a. m.  Tacfc B.e������.iiii,L!:.' o"? .Pcvsriy.  ''Daddy, there's a big "���������'������" on the town  bank."  ���������'Well, thank the good Lord, -I don't  own a dollar 1''-^Atlanta Constitution.  She���������You're the most persistent beggar I ever saw!  He���������Yes'ia. I ascribe tne whole-success in life to' dat same -persistence.���������  New  S^ork Journal.  An litiportAMt Point,  "Gingham," added the inissiouary, "'is  as cii.oap as dirt!"  "F.ut is it as cool?" objected the sav-  as;<- young ps-i-rfOQ. for she still hesitated.  ���������Detroit  l''n.-e Press.  ���������'JS. S. THISTLE,"    -  Sails from Nanaimo for Union  wharf and Comox direct on Thursdays at 10 a. m.  Sails from Comox and Union  wharf for Nanaimo direct on Friday  at 6 p-m.  GEO. L. COURTNEY,  Traffic Manag-er  Black Diamond lurse?!  QUARTER WAY,Wellington Road  HUTOHEISOI  ft-'PSSBT.  20,00OFr*ait Trees to   choose   from.  Xiarg'o Assortment of Ornamental  Trees,   Siartibs  and   Svergaeens.  -   Small Fruits   in   Great   "Variety,  Orders   b}7   mail   promx-tly   attended to. ���������  sl2tc P. O. BOX,  190.  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NOTICE is hereby given,_in accordance  ���������-wipIi the   Statutes,   that Provincial  itoveiiue Tax, and   al!   taxea   levied   under   '  ino Ajb--asu)etiblAx;t, are  now  due   for   the  yeai i901.     All,tho above-named taxes  col- -  lectihle v. ithiu f.he Comox Dibtrict are   payable afe my oilice, ac  lhe (Jourc House Cu'ui-   *  beri iud.    Assessed taxes are collectible   at  the following rates, viz;���������     ' *������  If paid on or before June 30th, 1901:���������  "  Three-lifths of one   per ^cent.   on  real  property.  Tirvo   and  one-half   per   cent,  on  assessed  value of wild land.  Oae-half of one per cent,   on   personal proper cy.  Upon .--ach' excess of income���������  (_ LASS A.���������On one thousand dollars and not  exceeding ten thousand dollais,   one   perit  cenfc.   up   to* live  thousand   dollais,   and  two per cent, on the reniaiadei:  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty   tnousand   dollars,   one  4and one-half per cent, up to ten thousand  dollars, and tv\ o and one-half per cent, on  the remainUcr :  Class 0,���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  uou i-xeeeome: tovty thousand dollars, two  aud oije-li.vlf per cent, up to twenty thousand dollars, and thiee   prr  cent,   on  the  remainder :  CiASo D.���������On all others in excess   of  forty  ' thousand dollars, three per   cent,    up    to  forty shousaud   dollars,   and   three   and  oue-half per cent, on the letnaindnr.  If paid ou or after ist July, 1901:���������  Four-iifths of one per cent.onreal property.  Three per cent,   on  the   assess-.d   value   of  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property.  On so much of the income of auy person as  exceeds one thousand dollars, in accordance with the following classifications;  upon such excess the rates shall be,  . 'namely:������������������'   ;i - '-'.'���������'.-  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and "not 7  exceeding ten thousand dollars,   one   and  one-half per  cent,   up   to  fiye  thousand  dollars, ai;d two and   one-half  per  cent,  on the remainder :    ; ~  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand   dollars,   two  per cent.; up to ten thousand dollars,-   and  ���������three-per cent.-on tbe remainder 7  Class-C. ��������� On twenty th.ousa.nd dollars, and  not   exceeding   forty    thousand   dollars,  three per   cent,   up  to  twenty thou.sand  dollars, and three and one-half per  cent,  on the remainder :  Class D.���������On-all others in exceae   of  forty  thousand dollars, thr e and   one-half  per  oent. up to forty  thousand   ^pilars,   and  four per cent on the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue T^tx  ������3 per capita.  JOHN BAJRD,  7. Aixseasor and Collf-ctor.   '.  Cumberland, B. C, 11 th January, 1901.        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Between  Jlavcellu ^and Trilby���Wo-
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' ' felicity anticipated every charming phase
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woman has.lately beon, if not invented,
at. least/ discovered, or,' perhaps, evolved,
out of peculiar conditions in answer to
the crying needs ot" the end of the nine-'
7tecnth century.   There is a growing belief, too, that the twentieth ceutury is to
witness -the triumph, of woman. 'Never-
, theless,  ever since  her, creation  woman
aas been doing half the work of the world
x .and   doing it   fairly   well,   without "any
. .theorizing"on the subject, aud it is only
in these later days that she/hasfbeea i;e-
-quired to bring such proof of her clear
brain, large heart and practical efficacy
as can be written out for examination.
"You'would  never have asked,"  says
* George Eliot, of one of her heroines, 7'a/
"any period of Mrs. Amos Barton's life ir
she sketched or played the piano.   You
,  would even, 7perhaps, have been rather
7 scandalizedjif she had descended from the
"  serene dignity- of being to the assiduous
unrest of doing."   Now,-the "heroine of*"
Mrs. Humphry Ward's finest book is an
"example'of .the "assiduous unrest of doing."   She is a fine creature; her serious-,
ness puts to shame our frivolity, her courage our faint heartedness, her living energy our indolence.   No heroine was ever
more absolutely up to date than Marcella.
'   She is humanitarian, political economist,
"   socialist, and is besides a beautiful girl,
with whom every man in the book falls
in love, and a nice girl, who makes every
woman anxious  to  be  her -friend.    She
gives herself freely to the cause of the
poor, longs for nothing so much as to live
iu the closest relations with them, work
with them and suffer with them. The injustice of things, .the sorrow of half ol
humanity, its bruises, aches and wrounds,
are a part of her consciousness, and she
overwhelms  with  her  girlish   disdain   a
great peer who will not rebuild the cottages for the poor tenants on his estate.
For her the impossible does not exist; no
sense of contradiction between the large
desire and the limited efficacy of man.
One's heart kindles over the girlT^vith
her patience and her impatience, her impetuous haste, her dogged tenacity of perseverance, her pride and her humility, hei
love of sympathy, yet her disdain of any
need  of  it;  her girlish   vanity,  yet  hei
womanly self depreciation; her sensitive-
' ness, her high courage, and one weighs
her self assertion uiul willfulness against
her forgetfulness of self.
��� Trilby, on _the other hand, has hardly
'.the most rudimentary sense that life im-
��� poses any high duties upon her except to
be good to the little brother. As to the
rights of women, she has no feeling thai
��� they either need or care for auy  more
.than they possess.    She simply accepts
���the contradictory facts of existence, finding the most opposite ideas, conceptions
'and sentiments subsisting slide by side in
her   experience   substantially   in   agreement.     Loving   sunlight,    warmth,    fragrance,    tenderness,    she    runs    toward
whatever offers  like a  child.    She  cap
tivates   on   the   instant,   and   the  direct
charm of the story,  always speaking tc
the heart, not only impresses the reader
'with the absolute sweetness and intrinsic
'purity of the girl,  but prepares one foi
the inevitable tragedy.   Tho author is as
much under the glamour exerted by Trilby's mysterious graces aud attractiveness
as his readers, yet his clear purpose, is
never  clouded.     She  begins  to  feel  the
meshes of the web which finally entangles
her at the very moment she is introduced
to  the  reader.   The- moral  of  the  story
unfolds   as   the   story   unfolds . with   its'
strange, deep insight alike-into the beauty
of the 'world and the great, woeful heart
of things.
The marvel is how clearly this heroine
has thrown into relief the unusual sense
of the distinction, the beauty, the majesty of the simple, natural, unspoiled
woman. Trilby may be said to show a
reaction against the new ideas.cf woman
which men have never quite learned to
love, yet which have of late a little overbalanced and disturbed the. old elementary ideals.���Philadelphia Ledger.
How  -to   Defeat   tlie   Old   Sayin����  ��A
Tooth For  Every Child.*"'
Nursing motlu** should take especial
care of their digestion not", simply on account of the- child, which, of course.V'is a
good deal,-but because of their own comfort aud well being. There are many
ways in which the system easily suffers
at this time, not the least among these
being the decay of the teeth. The old
saying, "A tooth "for every child," is not
without a foundation, inasmuch as, the
teeth!:.ar'e undoubtedly more, predisposed
to decay at this period of the woman's existence. I believe, however, that this decay is,>due iii large part to an acid dyspepsia developed about this time or
earlier in a good many cases'and causing
an undue amount of acid 'secretion, in tho
mouth, though in exceptional cases the
extra draft on the woman's system may'
need to bo considered. '   ' ���
To prevent this premature decay of the
teeth much may be done'by correcting
the accompanying digestive, disturbance
and the' administration of a good sirup of
lactophosphate of lime after meals. In
many cases history will show the beginning of this indigestion to run back some'
time before the birth of the child, and of
course it w.ere better if our treatment
could be instituted then. All healthy
mothers should nurse their babies if they
possibly can, for both mother and child
will be the better for it in the long run.
One of the surest .ways for the mother
to have plenty of milk is to take plenty of
milk herself, and, it'were better if this
milk be taken fresh from the cow. All
rich, stimulating articles of diet had ,best
be left out of the dietary'of the nursing
mother-. Plenty of bread and butter may
be allowed, and breakfast foods," with
lean meats once or twice a day; also eggs
in moderation. .Fried, dishes are to ,be
avoided.' Meat broths and soups, not too
greasy,' arc usually permissible. A wine-
glass'"of extract of malt drank while eating is often'a'godd tonic. ar
As directed especially to tlie indigestion
occurring at this time, I would prescribe,
to be administered before taking, nourishment,, a powder each one of which should,
be composed as ' follows: Caroid, five
grains; bicarbonate of soda, five grains;
popsinated' charcoal, three grains. This
will be found'to greatly assist ths diges-'
tion, the caroid serving also to make good'
bloodi through the enhanced assimilative
power. The' lime preparation or a preparation of hypophosphites can be used
in conjunction with this after meals,* and,
, both will be medication enough for most
cases." The caroid digestive powder may
often be used to good advantage to cor'
rect any "stomach or bowel disturbance
'in the child by simply giving it to tho
mother as indicated.���Dr. A. P. Reed in
'Simple and Effective, but Costly.
"When I came to town, I-noticed a
little, round swelling on my; wrist,"
said a visitor from the country. "It
bothered me, and one day "when I saw
a sign, 'Dr. John Doe,' I thought I'd
go in and havo it looked at. "Well, I
was .shown into a fine room, and in a
minute a pleasant looking .man cameinft
" 'Dr. Doe?' I says and held up my
Ivrist. 7
" 'Ah, a weeping sinew,' says he, as
If he'd been waiting years for a chance
lo study a case like mine.
"I didn't say anything, but kept my
Wrist out with the hand hanging limp
while he took down a book from'the
shelf. I expected bim^to turn over the
pages and look up my trouble under
Sor W and then prescribe something,
fn-stead he" gave me a crack on the'
wrist K!re a thousand of brick! It was
right on the swelling and hurt like a
cannon ball. _ I jumped high "in the air
and. yelled.
" 'Your "weeping sinew's gone,' says
the doctor quietly.   'Three dollars.'
"I was too much surprised to say a
word, and I pa-id it. But no wonder
your city doctors get rich. Three dollars! Any biacksinith would have
done that job for the fun of doing It."
An Unbroken Envelope.
Those *not in touch with the lives,of
working men1 and women can scarcely
���realize what it means^for"*'either sex to
bring home his or, her wage in "an un
broken envelope." Saturday; night means
freedom to spend, a taste of pleasure, a
bit of fun. It, would' lift the estimate of
human clfaracter if, ,to those who do not
have to measure their income by, their
labor, it'could be told how many thousand lads and tired, bright eyed girls
carry to their homes those tight sealed
little treasuries to be dispensed for the
family .good.' The sweetheart must wait,
the door of the theater remain closed, tho
coveted new clothes bo abandoned,' until
the rent is paid, the fuel is stored, the
younger children clothed and mother kept
from worry. The young lives erect themselves like pillars to uphold the roof and
stand guard until they can" without self
reproach pass on to their own homes.
. Strange   Hi dinar   Iflaces.
There are standing at the present day
Elizabethan houses known to contain
hidden chambers. The very positions
of these-chambers-can be shown, yet
their secrets have remained inviolate
for- centuries, the spring that should'
serve as the open sesame being undis-
coverable. 'Some day the , accidental
touch of a- girl's finger,, may set a column ofTstone rotating or a panel sliding ora door in a pictureframe^retreating on invisible hinges, and the secret
���if any remain���will be revealed. .
. The place of mystery- in, these, ancient granges that served as,shelter t��
a friend in distress might equally prove
the ,death of an enemy of "the house.
The priest's hole behind a fireplace'was
easily converted into an oven. There
were ' staircases which the foot of a
friend might press in perfect'security.
Another, not instructed how to tread,
sets his<foot apparently on the.same
place, the stairyawns open, and at the
end of the pit is" the -water. Here ia
much romance.-
It Ib,Flayed "With Croq-aet Balls and
'   '     ".a Boinerande  Dox. <
Some time ago.jwhen traveling in northern Wisconsin, I came across a new
game, which," although simple and "easy
to play, was so fascinating that I think
every boy or girl would enjoy it.   *
Here is the way to make the apparatus
needed: Take six boards about , eight
inches wide and two feet long and place
them on edge in a parallel position, with
the long edges' to the ground. With a
gimlet bore a hole in each corner of the
boards and through each ' set of holes
thus made insert aiv iron rod two and
one-half feet long.1 Adjust the boards on
the rods so that a space of about five
inches intervenes' between each, two
boards. Cut ten tin or wood doors five
inches, wide' and eight inches long to fit
iu the spaces under tlie ro'ds and between
the boards .and thon. hang these doors on*
the rods with cord or wire, taking care to'
have them loose enough to swing freely.
To make the apparatus steady nail a nar-
Pipe   Smoking.
There are many pipe smokers who'do
not know how to get the best there is
. j-out of. their indulgence. The great
point'In pipe smoking is to smokeslow-
ly.��Nervous smokers smoke too rapidly
and burn their tongues with hot smoke,
besides failing entirely to get the fullest-arid best flavor out'of the" "tobacco.
It is all a matter of habit, but slow
smoking is a habit which it Is hard
for some people to acquire. In some
cases pipe smokers have tried for years
to check their smoking speed without
success. They began too late, and the
habit of rapid' smoking is shaken off
with difficulty when it is once acquired.
Rapid smoking is as bad as** rapid
eating���or worse. It is also "bad form."
Whether it is cigar, pipe or cigarette,
the smokingshould be deliberate 'in order to get the fullest enjoyment. It Is
especially so-with a pipe.
"Womanly Items.
As a woman loveth, so is she.
Sometimes it is when a woman doesn't
talk that she is most interesting.
A sereue nature and content are the
secrets of beauty.
A girl never wants her engagement announced until she has her solitaire.
A woman can use a greater variety of
gestures to stop a street car than Del-
sarte ever dreamed of.
The secret of good dressing isn't so
much what a woman wears as what she
doesn't wear.
Some women's ideas of "equal rights"
are all the prerogatives of a man plus the
privileges of a woman.
A woman may have the most elegant
and elaborate paper cutter imaginable,"
but she generally prefers to cut the pages'
of her magazine with a hairpin.
Made Over Dishes.
One of the best made over dishes in
which cold roast beef figures is this:
Slice tho meat vciy thin and make a
sauce by browning two tablespoonfulg
of butter, adding the same amount of
flour and , stirring until, both are brown.
Then add one-quarter of a teaspoonful
each of curry powder, mustard and salt
and one-eighth of a teaspoonful of paprika. When all have been mixed, add
one cupful of stock and a tablespoonful
of lemon juice. Keep this sauce hot until needed and pour it over tlie cold
meat just before serving. Cold lamb or
veal may bo treated in the same manner.���Betty Bradoen in Boston Traveler.
Not Anxious to Meet Him.
"Jinks has had a burglar alarm put
in his house, with a gong in every
"He wonts to be sure to know a.bont
the burglars?"
"No; he wants the burglar to be sure
to be alarmed."
Hia Only Request.
It happened once that a faithful Moslem married,! but when he saw his
wife she proved to be very unprepossessing. Some days after the marriage
his wife said to him, "My dove, as you
have many relatives, I wish you "would
let-me know before whom I may unveil." "My gazelle," he replied, "if
thou wilt only hide thy face from me I
care not to whom thot. slowest it.1*
Hypnotic Influence.
- Buyer���Look here, you! You said this
horse was sound and kind and free
fiom tricks. The first day I drove him
he fell down a dozen times, and he's
as bad today. '
Dealer���Urn���you've been wondering
If I cheated you, maybe?
"Yes, I have."
"And the first time you drove the
hoss you wondered if he hadn't some
tricks, didn't you?" ��
"Of course."
"And you kept saying to yourself,
"I wonder if that there hoss will tumble down.' eh?"
"And you had your mind on It a
good deal, most like?"
"That's true."
"That's wot's the matter. You've
hypnotized him.   See?"
On a Russian Railway Train.
Toilet arrangements such as satisfy
the Russian are at his disposal in first
and second class trains, but the third
class passengers have no such luxuries.
When the train halts for the breakfast
interval, those who travel third class
may be seen performing their ablutions at the platform tap. TUey fill a
can xlike a gardener's watering pot,
Buck through the spout a mouthful of
the water, spit it into tbe hollowed
palms and then rub their faces. It is
a disgusting process, performed without soap or towel, and, though it may
be,amusing to the onlooker, it is not
very cleansing to the operator. Yet
this- is the method of ablution adopted
:bv the poorer Russian on his travels.-
Mrs. Crawford���So you haven't found
the course of lectures on cooking you
attended to be of much practical use?
Mrs. Crabshaw���No, my dear. They
either told you how to prepare terrapin
and canvasback or else how to live on
15 cents'a day.���Life. .___-. .-
One of the unique occupations for women is'that now followed by Mrs. Page,
who owns and directs a large kindling
wood factory in a town in. Maine. Sho
employs nearly forty men constantly and
personally superintends the running of
the plant.
Miss Belle McKinnon is superintendent of a big manufacturing plant of Little Falls, N. Y. She employs 1,200
hands, is trained in business and is especially noted for having amicably settled , .
several disputes which threatened evcr nea^u 0i'
strikes..         :....-.        '
.      ,   THE APPARATUS.
t ���
row, board 'two and one-half feet long
across the top of it, midway-between the
rods. Youwill nowjiave a structure containing five oblong compartments, open at
the top and bottom and closed-at the ends
-by "the swinging doors. Beginning at ono
end number, the doors on one side of" the
'apparatus 10, 20, CO 40, 50.., Now^ procure Jthree large balls, croquet balls preferred, and your game is' ready.'; - '' _ ,
, To . play, the game each contestant
stands at a distance of thirty feet and
rolls' the balls, one at a time, along 'the,
ground at the little doors? the object being
to send the ball with, just /force enough so,
that it enters one of, the doorson the side
toward the .player yet does not go out
through the corresponding door on the opposite side. "Of course the larger the."
number on the���door of the compartment
iu which the ball remains,, the?-larger the
count for ��� the player. The game continues, the players���of which there may
be any number���each.taking his -turn>at'
bowling the: three balls' until some one
has 200 points.���Lyman H. ;North "in'
Brooklyn'Eagle. .���       '-   ". --y"
"No Tronlile to Snow/Good*;'''"     *
The merchant'who hangs-this'niotto In
. his establishment,-oi*. better still, insists
on his employees adopting it, makes use-
of an excellent-advertising system.    Oue
customer well served -..usually brings others.      " -V ���    '" \   ���    ���,'
r/'Have'you any red sweaters?" asked a
-young man of a-clerk ia a .large store..
"No," was the reply. From" his manner the-customer had. evidently asked for
a red sweater just for a "starter," not
having^ absolutely decided on that color.
But the clerk's emphatic "no" seemed to
take from his mind all thought of asking
for another color, so out he went, probably not to return.
"Why, didn't you show him some other
colors?" asked the floorwalker. '
"Why," answered the clerk in surprise,
"he asked for a red one."
Perhaps it was some "trouble to show
goods," but what else is the clerk there
for, and what else are the goods for?���"
American Boy. ,	
1 Strange Funerals.
-A Chinese funeral, so the Celestials gay,
never proceeds straight from the house of
mourning to the .graveyard. The devil is-
alwaysron the lookout for funerals and
follows them to seize the soul of the dead
man, so that in order to outwit the evil
one the bearers take the body and start
with it in a brisk trot, while the, packs of
firecrackers and pyrotechnics emitting a
dense smoke and vile smell are set off
just as the procession starts. Having
thus deceived Old Nick as to the direction
taken by the bearers they run as fast as
they can with the body, then suddenly
turn a corner while more fireworks are
burned. The devil cannot turn a corner
easily, and so, if really in pursuit, he
shoots on by,' and by means of a good deal
of sudden turning aud stopping and a
lavish expenditure of fireworks the funeral procession generally gets to the
grave in safety.
Cheese Manufacture.
Mr. Simon, the expert who scored the
cheese at the convention of the Ohio
dairymen, is a large Wisconsin dealer
and was struck by the irregularities in
the Ohio product. The size is not uniform, and a 14 or M""/. inch cheese is
���'recommended; ���"��� The buyers want to
handle big lots of near the same size.
Flats 32 to -34 pounds 'and Cheddars 45
to 50,pounds suit best. Bandages were
also criticised as too loose, allowing,
mold to; work in. He voiced the sentiment of the association when he declared that it docs not pay, to make
skim cheese, as it. always hurts the
trade in the end. ...
Timid Applause-        - -
During the earlier days of ..the reign*
of Queen Victoria dramatic performances were'given at Windsor castle under the management of Charles Kean.
The audiences being limited and-stiffly aristocratic, the applause was naturally not especially' hearty,.^ and the
comedians f elt-the absence .of the more'
demonstrative "approval manifested in
the regular theater.        ', __,-_
One evening the queen, sent an'equerry, to Mr. Kean to know if the actons
would like, anything" (meaning refreshments), when the actor replied, "Say to-
' her majestyr that we should be grateful
for a,little applause when the spectators are pleased."   , ' ��� '      ]
Back went the equerry and conveyed'
the' message. ,At the end of the act
there'was a slight suggestion of hand- "
clapping and' exceedingly gentle; foot .
tapping.   James  Wallack,' who ,knew
nothing of the message" sent to- the
queen, hearing the mild' demonstration, '���
pricked , up ' his   ears   and   inquired,   ,
"What Is that?"    7,  r7_��Vr    -     /   ,
.. Mr.  Kean. replied,  ".That,  my dear
Wallack, is applause."     .--'���.
"God bless me!" retorted* Wallack. "I
thought it was some one shelling peas."
'' Tbe Promenade Stopped.
It is related of Captain Deering that/
once when he was!in command of-a
steamer running- from Portland to St.
John, he was ^unable "to sleep'on account of the ceaseless';tramp, tramp of
some star gazing passenger^n the hur-_
ricane''deck'overhead.;' After turning
and twisting in'.his7 berth, for half 'an;,
hour, and the tramping still continuing,
Captain Deering.Tenraged at the Joss of ���
his sleep, rushed but'-'in'-his nightshirt   7 r;    7-j
and,climbed the ladder tq'the hurricane   -'' f^^mm
'deck.    *    ,7--������_'/; _i(. x,.,   > ,�� ,,. ���   ,.y Jt  ���   ^y^
l   The , promenading7,-passenger "'was/^   /
frightened half out-of his "wits,by, ttie-,/'. ���
specter in'white^climbing up the;'lad-; ,- r,
der, but was somewhat reassured when . y
the specter bawled out:       ' **        ���   '    ���
-/'Say, you;'where are you-going?"    J    X'
"To St. John," replied the "promenad-    ' ,
er.   y 7       _   _   yy> \ f,_        - ' <,_
' I "Got a* ticket?" pursued the ghost., ���
���   ?'Of course! have."  !
"Well, 'then, .you confounded 'fool, go- '  <-,
and lie down some whereby ou' needn't  -
walk "all the way to St. John," roared  '..',,
the enraged'Deering,* and'the prome- * ' ;*-
nader stopped right there.-r-Baltimore
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,'' How to Beeonie"*Wealtn;y. ,<��� *    '     .   ,
7In,. a(,-New   Hampshire - city - there /
.dwells^an, octogenarian physician ,who \(i -
in addition to7his.,wide medical'skill I��.   7 '.
'known far and'wide las a dispenser of-.'
blunt  philosophy. -���* The/ other  day,, a    ' ��}
young ,man "of his acquaintance called '�����    -
at his office:' 7 , 77 A *     ���"r ���    ���"-* ��� , -''   ' -' '������ - -'
"I have not,come for pills-this time, L
doctor,"^said the visitor, "'but for ad-    : 7''
vice.   You have "lived many years In*        -
this world of toil and trouble arid have      ���, !
had much experience. I am young, and
I want you to tell me how' to' get rich."    , _
The aged practitioner gazed through
his glasses at the young man and in a
deliberate tone said:
"Yes; I can tell you. You are young
and can accomplish your object if.youwill. Your plan is this: First, be industrious and economical. Save as much
as possible and spend as little. Pile up '
the dollars and put them at interest. If
you follow, out these instructions, by
the time you reach my age you'll be .
rich as Croesus and as mean as hades."
��� %l
A Crank on Clothe*.
Sir Harry Poland, a British magistrate noted for his brilliancy, was always careless in his dress. Once his
family persuaded him to go to Poole
and order a fashionably cut suit. To
the chagrin of the household Sir Harry
looked more outlandish in the new
clothes than in his old ones. His brother-in-law weiit to see Toole about it. ,
"It is not my fault, sir," the bailor
assured him. "Every 'care was taken,
but how could we fit a gentleman who
would insist upon being measured sitting down?"
And the only satisfaction that could
be obtained from Sir Harry Poland
himself later on was the dry comment:
"Well, it's my business and not yours.
I like to be comfortable. I spend three
parts of my life sitting dowu, and I
preferred to be measured so."
The  Three   Greatest  Jerseys.
.."Mrs. E. M. Jones of Brockyille, Ont.,
the well known breeder of high grade
Jersey cows, says that she thinks the'
three greatest cows ever owned in
America were Jersey Belle of Scituate,
owned by Mr. Elms; Ida Marigold,
owned by Mr. Sweet, and Massena,
owned by herself. They were all three
of broken color and so similar in.form
and color that thoy would have passed
for sisters. She knows/nothing about
fda's feed, but Jersey Belle and Massena made more butter of finer quality
and from less food than any cows she
The Pinlandera.
No northern people are hardier or
more spirited than the Finlanders,
with their clear complexions and dark
blue eyes. In spite, of their harsh climate they have the most healthful.living of perhaps any of the northern
races and keep equal degrees of7romance, daring and good feeling in their
natures. You do not find imagination,
Tforce and adventure in a race without
coarse, plenteous fare, pure air and
cleanliness. '' 7" '
Warts on Teat.
If there is a neck to the wart, tie a
small cord tight around it, and when
it sloughs off apply a little terchloride
of antimony to destroy the roots. If
there is no neck, with a blunt knife
.scrape off the top until it bleeds; then
apply a little of the antimony every
third day until it is lower than the
surrounding skin; then mix one-half
ounce of oxide of zinc with one ounce
of vaseline and apply a little once a
day to heal. If the cow is giving milk,
use the milk tube to draw off the milk
until cured.
*T.*i."r^*",,T.'*1"r''i ��**r?!r,fi'T- '���?rf''* V u-, < ' ���������;,   '    i    ,  ~.-l.x-' ���������.    T~J"  J.x*..~.*V..^*-������.������'  ���������- /  I  I   ' <  ?  ���������THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  !\  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  n -  v  CHINESE ACCOUNT OF DELUGE.  There has been discovered in China  - a curious picture, evidently of, great  antiquity, which as "supposed to represent Noah's ark resting on ..the top  ,of Mounts Ararat. As is,- well known,  the religious literature' of almost  every nation and race contains an  account' of' a deluge, but a Chinese  manuscript recently .unearthed follows very closely to the story, recorded in the Bible.  ANOTHER STARTLING OTTAWA CASE,  .A LETTERFHOMMR. S.;i. CASSIBV.  '-     , SLEEPLESSNESS is due to nervous ex-  ���������_,  citement.   The"delicately  constituted,   the  {' financier, the business man, and those whose  _*., occupation necessitates great mental strain  >u -or worry, all' suffer less or more ,from it.  ��������� " Sleep is the great restorer of a worried,brain,'  -"> and to get sleep cleanse the stpmach from  . ' all impurities with a few doses e* Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills, gelatine coated, containing  no mercury, and uro guaranteed to give satisfaction or the money will be refunded.  Following   the- Report of   G.   H.   Kent's  Cure' of  Bright's  * *���������" *  " E)isease by Dodd's Kidney   Pills, rAn Ottawa Paper   *  "��������� x "I J , ,' '  Calls Attention to Another Remarkable Cure,  From the. Ottawa Citizen.  ...THE...  NEW PIANO  e can help you to purchase by our easy payment;  methods.   We guarantee pleasure to.tlioso who lis-  (Any way,  the pocket in a woman's  dress is about'as easy to ,find as the  -inside pocket in a man's vest  is, to  .   get at. ~        ��������� 7   * , ,  The never-failing' medicine, Holloway'n  ,Oorn Cure, removes all kinds of corns, warts,  etc;, even the most difficult to remove cannot  'withstand this wonderful remedy.  t������ ^  lu  /  .7 v  It-  PM  'I' x  0     IRON STOVES ' UNKNOWN.  .>. < ������...'  In Paraguay all __ -x the.   houses, have  "brick.,stoves, ���������'"built in them,' so there  is    little or    no   necessity .-for iron  stoves,     a .,, .    ,- - ' f    ���������;  Minard's; Linim6nt Cnres Burnsr Etc.":  ���������k  _ Many  a man is  able  to'^climb  success, because   his"* wife *- holds  -'--'���������I'" ii -.    f ,  la-dder.^   , - ���������    ,  to  the  <r  : ,"      ������  FHAIL LITTLE, ONES.    '  '���������' "/'���������; -'    /,'~^-   ,~   ���������*:    '    :  Their-.'Hold .Upon Life is  Slight,-and  ',    -,*"' < Mothers"Have a Great llespoh-    :  ' w" .'sibili'ty'    '  /'     ,,-J ���������      "'.   t"L���������,   '���������     ���������"  _ Every    baby���������every" little   one-���������require?*.,constant   -care-and. watchful-  ,    jnres.s,\and when'a  trance, of illness is  ���������,t "noticeable,    the    remedy  .should/-be  .*  promptly applied.      The   li'ttle ,-ones  -   are. frail. '    Their ' hold upon life    is'  ...   slight.   , .The, slightest:symptom   , of.  ,������ strouble sho'iikl be met7by,the proper  **    corrective- * medicine.     'Baby's'- Own  '-"Tablet*-.have a record surpa.ssing all  , othergmedicines for the cure of child-  x    ?'en'?,!  aiiments:      ,Thcy    are     purelv  ' . vegetable^and 'guaranteed to contain  no  opiate" or *" poisonous \ drugs    such  ^.as.-iorm^ the,'base, of most, so-called  V soothing "'medicines.', 'For; sour  stouiach,1 ,colic, simple fevers,- consti-  "'"'pation... all bowell troubles,  the" irritation  accompanying  the' cutting    of  tecUi,       sleeplessness '* and      similar  (.jraptomsf   these   Tablets are   without     an  equal.      They    act    directly  upon    the  organs    which   cause n tho  troubles,  and   gently but   effectively  remove the cause and bring back the  condition of perfect;   hearty   health  Every mother    who has  used     these  Tablets   for   her    little ones   -praises  them,    which  is  the  best  evidence, of  their  great  worth.    Mrs.   David  Duf-  fielcl.,Ponsonby. Ont., says . "Baby's  Own   Tablets   are  a' wonderful   mocli-  cino>    ,1 think they sa.ved mv baby's  liic.   and'I    gratefully    recommend  them  to   other mothers.      -Ask    your  c^ruggist for Baby's  Own  Tablets. If  he doer, not. keep them send 25, cents  direct to, us and we-will forward   a  bo-c prepaid   .We have a valuable little1 booklet  on    the   care   of children  ancl  how  to \ treat their     minor ail-  \mcms  -which  wo  will     send free     of  ciiarg-n to any mother who asks  for  it.   The   Dr..   Williams'   Medicine   Co ,  Brockville,  Ont  A representative of the Citizen recently learned of a remarkable' cure  of,a well-known resident of Ottawa  who has suffered for years,with a  terrible afllk-tidn. The well-known re-  sidisri*-. is Mr, S. A. Cassidy, and the  alHclion was stone in the kidneys.  The'Citizen representative called on  Mr." Cassidy* to verify the reports of  his recovery and found them to be  true.. Jle is the proprietor- of, the  Bijou hotel, Metcalfe street.  lie L* known by almost everybody  and' is liked, as> generally, as he .is  known. His hostelry is,, between the  main entrance to Parliament .Buildings and the* principal thoroughfare  of the citj . and it is not to be wondered at that her has more than a  nodding .acquaintance' with the gentlemen-'who hold the ^destiny of this  country in their  hands.   ���������     '<7 <������������������  ' When old residents of Ottawa are  in a reminiscent- mood and? talk of  the-xg-ood old"sporting days; they always-associate the name,of Sam Cassidy- who took an active part ''in  spoit '20 years ago: He was a' fast  runner, .and jumper'of local' renown,  and took an active part in- all lines  of sport. Today, he is,,forty years'  old, and tips "the" scale at 250  po.uixJ.V.     '     ���������        ���������     i     . "    *.  *��������� ���������" * ft  The intimate-friends of, this robust  mail) have -known that for the past  ten years he has been a sufferer from  a disease that baffled medical skill,  and that'he has lingered bet/ween 'life  and . death- on many,' occasions since  he wa������ first attacked. At the initial  stage, of the disease he' was taken  with \iolen.. cramps in the left* side,  of his stomach; 7and the best skilled  physicians' could afford liim very,little relief'.   The attacks were of about'  two'weeks' duration, and when -he  left his ted he was reduced in flesh  and was almost a physical _ wreck,  yom" years ago an eminent 'physic-.  ian diagnosed'his disease as "Stone  in the Kidney,'.' but.even after the  diagnosis 'the physicians were unable  to effect: a permanent cure. Today  he is a well man. He. has found a  remedy thut has banished the disease  ���������a remedy that has cured where  iHedi.-al aid was ineffectual..- The  remedy is Dodd's Kidney Pills, and  Mr. rCassid\ feels so elated /over his  release- fi;bm the excruciating suffer-"  ing ������that La has-given the'following  sldjeuunt over his own signature to  a !7well-l nown Ottawa -newspaper  man ' <_,  *���������"       *' Ottawa,"Aug. S, $901.  Dear1 Sir.���������T want,   you to publish'  for the benefit of o heirs who'aire suffering  as  I have     suffered  for years'  about'-bow I' wav cured of Stone   in  the -.Fidneys'     My friends  all know  that I liave  been  a martyr to    .'this  disease for years./ They know     that  besides     consulting'*  the  best  physicians in ,,vthe'- city'and    trying'every  kind    of, remedy. I could think * of,  I  Avas unable to get better. Some time  ago  a friend   of,mine told  me    that.  Dodd's  Kidney  Pills would - cure me.  As   a last   resort^T'tried them    and  thev;have cured me. .This is the first  yar in a great many,that I have not  betn confined to my, bed with the disease.   T 'could  not imagine more severe suffering .than- one endures  who  is afflicted .with Stone'in-the Kidney,'  and I -feci f the .greatest gratitude- to'  LioddV Kidney" F|ills, -for, they   have  cured  me.    Anyone , who  has.,suffered  need suffer*, no* more.  "    ���������'���������'.,,. J     .-    ,-    S.  A.^CASSIDY/'-  Ottawa, Canada.  Occupies a larpe space in your tho-Qghts.    Bo sure  you get a WILLIAMS and it willlastyou aJifetime.  doe  ten to the dulcet tones of a  .WILLIAMS' PIANO  so rich, pure and lasting. v    "  FOREESTER  &   HATCHER  Y. M. C A- Blk.',    <   Portage Ave., "Winnipeg.  s      Organs and Eldredge "B" Sewing machines.  OO   &*������u Af-AxO  t*s,\  r t 'ii  ���������^ .n ������  X L  WOMEN-PREFER THE OLD.  ~* \      *���������  It' is a-^ note"wrorthy fact    that" tlie  Japanese man quickly discards his  inconvenient and unseemly, robe,.but  the Japanese woman' .seldom-~ exchanges her picturesque kimono "for  the dress of other women about'her.  Nearly nine-tenths' of .the wine" in  the world ' is produced in the countries, bordering on the Mediterranean."'  J" ''    ~-      -   ������  MINARD'S LINIMENT ReMes' Neuralgia. '  Don't wait for��������� opportunity to call;  on you.    Go and' meet it half way.  ��������� .;'   ^weighTlPF^cork.  ������  Cork weighs 'fifteen' pounds per cubic fopt,7gold 1,155 pounds. ,.. "  ������' v i _ ���������" ��������� ���������" r  i. *  ' Veryi many persons die "annually from  cholera "and kindred summer complaints;  who might-have been saved if * proper reme-'  dies'had beenused. If attacked do not delay in getting a bottle of Dr." J. D. Kellogg's  Dysentery Cordial^ <the medicine that never  fails to effect a cure. Those who have used  it say it acts promptly," and ' thoroughly subdues, the pain and disease.  . TRAVELS OF THE EYE.  The eye of an educated person averages   2,500  miles    of  reading in  a  lifetim*.  /xThe- druggist who' "sells; soothing  syrup is guilty of taking hush money  ������.  Dear Sirs,���������I was .'for seyendears a  Beware of Ointments for 'Catarrh  That^ Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy tho sense of smell  and completely derange the whole system when  entering it thiouHh tho mucons surlaces. Such  articles siiould never be used except on prescriptions from reputable -ohysicions, as the damage  they will do is tenfold" to the gcod you can pos-  ibly derive from them. Hall's. Catarrh Cure,  manufactured by F. J Cheney & Co.,Toledo, C,  contains no mercury, and is/taken internally,  acting directly upon the bloo'd and mucous surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's Catarrh  Cure be sure you get the fi-onnino.> It is taken  internally, and nriado in Toledo, Ohio, by i". J.  Cheney & Co.   Testimonials free.  Sold by Drugsists~i,rico loc. per bottle.      .     .  ICall's Family Pills are the best.  .      -    . -.- -=,_ whispt  I got no relief 'from - anythingv till I  tried your MINARD'S HONEY BALSAM. Two bottles gave relief and  six bottles made-a1 complete cure. I  would heartily recommend it to anyone suffering from throat -or lung  trouble. ���������.  J. F. VANBUSKIRK.  Frederic ton. - '  ' t,  S0Z0D0NT nit theTEETH 25c   __, _j        ^     *  ANOTHER LExYNING TOWER. \  The famous leaning tower of Pis>a'  has' a rival in the' Temple 'tower^ of  Bristol, in England. "It is, a square  towes of early gdthicvarchitecture.*  All its'parts still preserve their" normal relative 'positions without cracks  or fissures. The * tower, which is  about-115 feet high," is~ five feet'out  of the,.perpendicular at the-summit.  f     JTRICTLY  I    ONE PiRlCE;  XnX    ������������������"������������������"���������*-���������-  FISH THAT   TURN HEADS.  Only two fish can turn.their heads  independently "of  their  bodies.    These  are the garpik'e and the seashore.  TOOTH fOWDER 25c  The average man. would feel, bored  a good deal oftener than he does  were he not accustomed to associating  with  himself.  A boy never tells his troubles to a  man -who wears whiskers.  STILL ANOTHER TRIUMPH. ��������� Mr.  Thomas S.Bullen, SuDderiand, writes: "For  fourteen years I was afflicted with Piles; and  frequently I was unable to walk or sit, but  four years ago J was cured by using Dr.  Thomas' Eclcctrie Oil. I have also been  ���������subject to Quinsy for over forty, years, but  Eclectric .Oil cured it, and it%as a permanent cure in both cases, as neither the PileB  nor Quinsy have troubled me since."  ,AGENTS   .���������Wrja.3SrT������JX). 1  WANTElS, Agents'for tho sale of Hardy Russian  apples, currants, gooseberries, ornamental trees  and seed Potatoes. . Every salesman has exclux  sive territory. Samplo outfit free. Good pay.  We aro ono or tho oldest established firms in  Canada. .Appplynow. PELHAM NURSERY CO.  Toronto, Out;.  N. B.Catalogue free.   Farmers can make good  money during their slack season.     -. P. N Co.  XTTANTED ��������� PARTIES TO DO KNITTING  > V for us at home. Wo furnishyarn and ma-  chino Easy work. v<3ood pay. Hand Knitters  also wanted. Send stamp for particulars to  STANDARD HOSE Co , Dept. H, Toronto, Out,  JL*01\ t fiC Idle���������We will supply you with work  . to be dons at home.   *10 ttO.per  I wee.c easily owned knitting box. We supply machine and  | material, ,-ind piy for work as lent in. \\ilte to-day. The  I reople a Knitting Si udicate, linuted, Toronto, Canada.,  Thl���������IIIB^IBI���������I iiii���������iim������������������ii���������i^m  "Ryrie Bros." is a  ..strictly one price  jewelry house. from  this rule there is  absolutely nq devia-  "tion whatever from  january to december,  not even t67the/ex-  .     x ' - ��������� I ��������� r1  TEI^T OF A ,IOC. PIECE, .  -  This,fih conjunction, -.  7-.with 'our7systtem .jbf  t marking- all gbd*x4s-/in..  "plain fig-tires,1 make's, it  just as easy and safe.  for a child'to shop at-  "���������Diamond Hall "fas;  *the[ most experienced'  7, connoisseur.     ���������   ���������-.  >*5 ���������J.������-'iIV������*5^l,*S 9  L- '., >       " ",_^- ' J" f I '  TE.T OXTB MAIL ORDER DE-  PAKTMENT. . WE REFPSD  MONEY IN FULL IF DESIRED.'  RYRIE, BROi.i.  .Toronto.  Cor. yonoe and  Adelaide xStreetj  ASK  FOR  Unless  the     engagement   is   broken  off the wedding- is likely to come olf. J  EAF  and  illo^ay & Champion  BANKERS AND BROKERS  WINNIPEG.  Write to us for prices of SCRIP.   -. <  ��������� Get our List of Lands. '. *"  Stocks and  Bonds Bought and  Sold.  Wo^can furnish the exact amount of  Scrip for any payment on Dominion  Lands.   Do not pay cash.  .,ii  A^VN^i*VxA*%A^VxAA^VV^i-V>xy^SA/^^  ;  "Ladies' Special 14!c coJd filled  JTiintins* case Kiiariu-itpoil to^wear for  2."i years, with cither v\ aiUiam or El-  fr'm movement. A splendid watch for  a school teacher or uurs-'O  Mkm LBUMEHT Cares Dullni������  A genius is a man who can make  other men believe ho knows 'more  than t'hey do.  Gent's Special open face. Ilk  Rolrl filled caso Riuirauteod to wear  for 23 years, with cither Waltham or  Elgin movement. A erood reliablo  timo-picco for any man. Seat to any  nddross. Money cheerfully refunded iE  unsatisfactory and returned at orice.  Use the safe, pleasant and effectual -worm-  killer, Mother Graves' Worm. Exterminator;  nothing equals- it. Procure a bottle and  take it home.  Ltd  D. R.DINGWALL,  Two Stores  H\      MAIN   ST.  DOGS OF ALASKA.  The clogs of Alaska are called nial-  amutes. Thoy aro a cross between a  dog and a wolf, and work in- harness soon after their birth. They do  not bark, but have a peculiar howl.  They have long hair, and can sleep  in the open with the thermomlter 60  degrees below zero, Their usual food  is fish and seal blubber. They are  fed once a day,  usually at night.  HflfABD'S LINIMENT for Sale Every^iiere.  There are more dvunb7 waiters than  ���������dumb barbers, /'  ant3 Men ami Womeh with Back.PsSns, Rheums*-  tester flfervQ Weakness, Zmfigestion, Constipation,  Liver, Kidney or Biadltier Trouble.  My Electric Belt has restored health and strength to thousands of  nervous, debilitated, and pain-worn men and women. You also can  be cured if you will grasp the opportunity I offer. Read what the  cured say. Electricity, as furnished by my Belt, cures by giving*  back to the weakened nerves, muscles and-org*ans the vitality they  have lost, reducing inflammation, developing the full vigor cf health  and removing- the effects of overwork, exposure to weather, and  sickness.  EM CURED.  To those who have trusted and been betrayed by seductive promises ; to those who  have swallowed pailfuls of pills and liquid medicines without result except a damaged  stomach and increased pain and weakness, and to those who have worn so-called  electric belts, which either burned and blistered the body or gave no electricity, I  offer a positive cure by means of my Electric Belt.     It gives a stronger current than any other,, and is  guaranteed not to burn nor blister.  W. N. u. No. 350.  The Greek government has secured  a monopoly of the, picture postal  card business, and has issued cards  with 64 different views of famous  cities and other scenes.  Notwithstanding the great increase  in population, only 680 persons were  condemned and punished for perjury  in Germany in 1899, as.ag-uinst 1011  in 1S82.  I am not giving Belts away. I am offering to cure first and be paid after you are cured. I have an  Electric Belt which DOES CURE, and any honest person who will secure me can have my Belt and pay  me when cured.     Can anything be fairer than that? '    y  SPECIAL, NOTICE���������If you have an old belt which has blistered you or gave no electricity, I will allow  you in exchange half the price of mine.  CALL. TO-DAY���������Consultation and test FREE.  FREE BOOK���������If you can't call, write for my beautifully illustrated SO-page book and letters from the  cured, sent sealed, frse.    Address, enclosing & 7l ad.,  office Hour, 9a.m. tos.30p.m.       DR.  JJVI.  B. .Rft.cLAUGH LIN, 130 Yonge St., Toronto ���������   _,      X.~- > V  ��������� - - -    - , f,   ,  , , '       ��������� , >  , r * T . .  / ��������� ' "... ...  =^������yiaKS������swi������raw^fS5E������3!S������w^  l! ~  If"'.  Il '  IS-���������*--*  I/"  ISSUED    EVEl-tY    V.EDNESUAY   '  Subscription, $2 a year, in advance.  W. 3B. Hnberson. E&ltor.  /  ������3T Advertisers who want tlieir ad  *"���������. ' t  changed,    should   get    copy in    by  12 a.m.. day-before issue.  ' Subscribers failing to receive Tiik  Nkws regularly will confer a faver by noti-'  fying the  office. .-     ' ,  Job Work Strictly C.~ O. D.,  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  L. T.  B.  * RIVER VIE VV' LODGE SOCIAL.  Dear Sir,-���������Being a member of a  fraternal order, I, with others, was'  cordially invited to spend an evening with the members of ," River-',  view "    Lod^e. . L.T.B.,   No. . 166,  located at Courtenay.  After our arrival it did not take  long for us to feel at home owing to  the   warm, welcomex/accorded   us  by our brother members.    The'hall  was-tastefully'.decorated for the occasion with evergreens, &c.    On the  one'sjcle of the room was hung the  Warrant  of   the  Order   with   the  words ," Liberty " above and " Welcome" below.     One  of _ the  chief  featured of the room was a table on tt  .which was displayed a great variety  of  app-tiying  delicacies  suited   to  "the most  Mjnsitive  palate.   a A'fter  having done  justice   to\:the .good  things provided we proceeded to ah .  - adjnming-.pefffh' to  while away, an ,  -~*Kour~ip song andvsentirrient^  - ' . The oldest Brother in the' Order  gave the introductory-address, and "  was followed by Bib. McPhee who  spoke in a cool and collected-, ma liner. BrO'Surge'oner, W.M.', also  spoke for some time'his speech'being ,  characteristic of an easy style, the  language beingv clear, definite, and  complimentary. His address was  confined chiefly to the various benefits denved by members of,the  Order. .We certainly felt, at its  conclusion that our esteem for the  organization had not been misplaced but rather, that we had  reason to be thankful because of  our connection therewith.  Songs, games, and different forms  of interesting recreations filled in a  great part of the time, and so  quickly did the evening pass that  the hour for going arrived all too  soon. Before^ dispersing,. however,  several patriotic songs were sung  including���������  The maple leaf, our emblem dear,  The maple leaf for ever,  God save our  King,  And Heaven bless  The maple leaf for ever.  We regretted very much that  more membes of the Order were  not with us especially - of those  belonging to " True Defender "  Lodge, No. 160, as the entertainment was one, both with regard to  the social and appetising part of it,  which would be difficult to surpass.  After biding our friend*-, adieu we  departed having enjoyed the reception immensely.  F. F. F.  DIRECT from tho GB.OWEH to the CONSUMER  C. J*. MOORE.     ,        Sole, Agent  %       WIRE    NEWS:  i>^gggg@gg������Sg2S';gx3g-@������gS  London, Dec. 30.���������The Evening,  News this afternoon prints the following despatch from Belfast:���������  'A well known Scottish artist.  John Dalrymple, died of starvation  here on Christmas night. Hit. body  was found in miserably squalid  surroundings.  'Dalrymple exhibited at the Royal  .Academy and took three first prizes  .for designs at'the Paris exhibition;.  London, Dec!-31���������Lord Kitchen-  ,er,   under   date   of  Johannesburg,  . December 30, sends a weekly budget  showing   that since December  23,  35 Boers have been killed, 5"wounded, 237   taken  prisoners,   and   51  have surrendered.   'These, says the  commander-in-Chief, do* hot include  -Devrei's  losses . on /his attacks  on  Dartnell and Firman when-it is ie-  liably estimated that 50 were killed  and 50 wounded.       \ ,   '  Dev-zet' is .still in the vicinity of  Lanc-berg. ' Col. Spence and Col.  Plumer came in .contact December  ������28, with Britz's commando,, and  took 27.prisoners. vGeneral Biuce  .Hamilton' came in'/touch with  Grobela's commando near ,Mary-  dale on-December 23. - He killed 4  Boers and ^captured 27,. .'' 7    J  IN THE COUNTY  COU'RT  OF  NANAIMO HOLDEN AT NA-  ���������    .NAIMH BETWEEN :-  A. R. Johnston & Co., Plaintiffs,  ���������and��������� i  H. J.' Leighton, Defendant,'  EY virtue of an oftler of His Honor E.  Hanison, made the 23rd day of December, ult, it is ordeied that service of  the summons issued heiein ue effected  on the Defendant by pub'i cal ion of the  said Order in the "Cumberland News',"  for two issues thereof. It is^fuither  oidered that unless within eight day:,,  after the said publication, enter a defence to the said action, the J Mam tiff's,  upon proof of their claim, may pioceed to  final judgement and   execution.   *  F. McB. YOUNG,  Plaintiffs'^ Solicitor.  8-1- 02 azt. c  H. Reifel of Nanaimo has been  paying Cumberland a business  visit.  Mrs Scriven has returned from  California and spent Xmas with the  Archdeacon of Ladysmith.  Benton Harbor, Mich., Dec. 30���������  Dr John Bell, the highest ranking  Knight' of Pythias in the world/  and one of the best known physicians in Southern Michigan, is dead  here. He was a prominent.member  of tbe Masonic fraternity throughout the State and was elected  major-general of the uniform rank,  Knights of Pythias of the work, in  1898. He was once Mayor jof the  city of Benton Harbor.  TAX,  NOTICE. -_  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in  accordance with the Statutes, that  Provincial Reuenue Tax and all assessed  Taxes and Income Tax, assessed and  levied undei the Assessment Act and  amendment-,, are now due and payable  for the ye.-n* 1902. All taxes collected for  the Comox Assessment District are due  and payable at my office, situate at Cum-  beiland This notice, in terms of Law,  is equivalent to a peison'.l demand by  me upqn all persons liable for taxes.  JOHN HAIRD,  ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR,  Comox Assessment District,  Cumberland Post-OfiVe.  Dated  at Cumberland 2nd Jany.,  1902.  8-i-ro2.    4t.  TRANSFER OF, LICENSE.  T JOHN RICHARDSON,, of; 'the*  J, , Waverly Hotel,-: Cumberland,'  B.C., beg to notify the public that I have  this day, January 4th.' 1902, Transferred  the License of the said Hotel to MR  Samuel Shore, late of Wellington.  JOHN   RICHARDSON.  jANUARY.4th,   1902.  Miss -Edith Smith, of Vancouver,  is spending the Xmas holidays rith  her parents in Cumberland.   :���������      ���������  NOTICE.  -F  UBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY  'GIVEN *fo the-Electors of the  Municipality of Cumberland "that I re-  qu'ne the presence of the said Electors at  the t Polling Station on . DUNSMUIR-*  AV7NUE on Monday, the* 13th day of  January, 1902, at ^o'clock noon, for  the purpose of electing a Mayor and  Aldermen to represent them for the'year  1902. ' ,      1  ��������� * The-modeof nomination of candidates  shall be as follows:��������� ,.   ' w���������  <  ' The 'candidate shall be nominated in  writing; the willing shall be subscribed'  by two voters of thcM-uniopality as proposer and seconder, and shall be delivered" to the -Returning Officer al any time  between the date of the nonce and 2 p.m.  of the day of, the nomination, and in the  'event of ' a Poll -will'"be' opened on  Thursday, the 16th  day of January,  - 1902, at the Polling Station, Whitney Block, Cumberland, ' B.C., of  which every person is hereby required,fo,-  "take   notice  ancl govern himself accoid-  The "qualification   as   candidate^  for  Mayor, is as follows:-���������  He must be a male. British* subiect ��������� of  the full age of twenty, one years and  not  disqualified under any law and have been  for" the  six 'months next   preceding the1  clay of nomination   the   Legistered, owner'  in the Land: Registry. Office of land aifii;  real property in the C.ty of the assessed"  value"on,the   las"t Municipal x^ssessment  "Roll   of $1000   or  more ,over and above'  any registered   incumbrance  or" charge,  and~ who,   is   othei wise' qualified, as 'a  "munic.pal voter.; . ' .    : *   ���������   -       * 7  The   .qualification, *as   candidate   for  Aldermen is as, follows:-  He must be a British subject of the  full age of twenty-one years and not disqualified under any law, and have been  for six months next preceding the day of  nomination the regisieied'owner in^the<  Land Registry Office of land and real  piopertyin lhe City of the assessed value  on the'last Municipal Assessment Roll of  $500 or more over and above any legis-  teied incumbiance or charge, and who is  otherwise qualified as a municipal voter.  Given under my handjat the City of  Xumbeiland  this   31st   day ot   De-  cembei, 1901.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  Returning Officer.  NOTICE.  MUNICIPALITY  ��������� OF  Till* ���������  CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  E'OMINx-iTIONS FOR SCHOOL TRUSTEES will be received on Monday,  the 13th day of January, 1902, at 12  o'clock noun.  The moJe of nomination of candidates  shall be as follows,:���������  The candidate .jshall be nominated in  writiug, tha writing bhall be subscribed by  two vcterd of the Municipality, as propode.r  aud seconder, and shall be delivered to the  Ileturniny Otlioer at any time bet.veoii the  date of the notice and 2 p.m. of the day of  nomination, and in the event of more than  thiee nominations a Poll will be opened ������n  Thursday, the lfiuh clay of Januaky, 1902,  at the Polling Station, Whitney Block,  Dunsmuir Avex.ue, Cumberland, B.C , of  which every porcon is hereby required to  take notice and govern himself accordingly.  QaaUicxtion for Trusteed is as follows:���������  Any poison being a householder in the  Municipality and being a British subject of  the full age of twenty-one years and other.-,  wise qualified by this Act- to vote at an  election of School Trustees in the said  Municipality shall be eligible to be elected  . or. to serve a3 a School Trustee:  The term Householder includes every  person who holds and occupies a dwelling  yielding a rental value of not less than $60  per annum. ������������������    ;  Gi-iven  under  my  hand  at  she  City  of  1    'Cumberlandthis 31st day of December,  1901.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  Returning Officer.  TUT T CI' >  . 1   1  GAM-BILLS'  Currant   and ��������� Sultana-  Raisin^Cakes    ; ���������'  ,   G -. * 10c   and 25c ,...'...    .."  Short    Bread    and    Chester    Cakes ;   ,  ..:... ..25c. and 30c   per doz.........  "    '     7 7^7-'       7'  '  Dunsmuir Avenue,,       Cumberland.  ' t  f ������ " / *  f s s       '       "   -5   ;    '     '   /" ���������,  \ r t^{  ���������  *   w  ,   \  3a..-  U L.i  Hardware,  ;, Paints,'   ,     "/'���������>''"  " ;. Varnishes,   . ;r ���������'.  : -'Wall- Paper, V  ; Paint ^Brushes.   _  t^-i.  1 *   g|  7- 1, ���������  CHEAP ,'.._  ,..,;.   DDQR  "-./-' 7 r/'v MATS:  "    "-    '.. 7   .     r,r    K   s ,    - y ',f; (  \   - - ,- V/V f*   v     ��������� --���������     *��������� -���������-    '���������*1  Have TKerh  V'-dt  X      *  '  x   <' V.  I        * "l  Bimsinuir Avenue;  * '  Cnmlierlanbv'.:M..  GOOD',   , :  ���������        ^ *  : times"  _ -., ,- ���������. ~  COMiWG  |cxONT9FORGET  we'areo"the "pf*oplo^ "for ' ���������' * ��������� j-y y.  *L? ' 'all- !the   ''Latest    and/. Pjojsttt^stV- ^ ,     ' x\  JSIew-Year Presents. ���������*. ��������� ���������,    . /'���������    \ ".   ' . \. ^   '' - y ' :���������  Pretty-.7" ,  New Year  Presents  s  -   " -"���������--'       * '-'  ~.  \     . '.   -NEW' DESI'GNS   . v.'/        v  ���������" ' 1  and Fancies in Calendars ^and Nev/Year  Cards j ��������� Presentation Books ; ' Silk and'  Satin - Lined Work Baskets ; , 'Leather  Goods ; Cut.' Glass and Sterling Silver'  Articles ; Ebony Toilet Sets in Leather  Cases'; Pipes, Perfume; also, Pictures  froin Art Masterpieces,      etc.,      etc.,      etc.  -���������     x , .-;,���������;  Call an'd inspect Fine  Goods and*** Low'Prices'at  A.   H.^REAGEY'S, y  DUNSMUIR AVE., Cumberland, B.C.  J.  H  COITRTKNAY, B.(*.  Headquarters for Sportsmen in the  Best Duck and Pheasant Shooting  Grounds in the district   MEALS PROMPTLY SERVED  ���������\  T������e Blst of   WINES,   LIGUOJIS,.   and   CIGARS  *> In Stock.  BARBER SHOP   In connection   with   the   Hotel.  D. W. RICHARDS,  Manager.  Hand Made Single  -  t]i -������ t tt? ct t?r  '������������������Si5, S20 and $25 for^Rub-  ���������-,"       ber Trimmed.  Factory Harness $10, $12 & $18  ^flT*Rep'airing Neatly Done  while you wait.  Columbia flouring   '  .  Mills Company  ENDERBY, B. C.  Hungarian,     ,  Three Star,  Wheatlets 10-ro,  ^Strong Bakers  A  S S Hi illSUIL  (LIMITED.)  Agents, -    Victoria, B.C  7   7    to THE DEAFr ���������'  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head- by  Dr. . Nicholson's Artifcial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his .Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free Address No, 14517;  The Nicholson' Institute, 780  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  A  % *���������& k������*m j it rww 11 *-  s vf-Tt-fjsnyj ffi ~tr a-ir!''jr%"������"  ?^ra-ygi?^prBS!3rT!raEmTyTy.f.^a^^^


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