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 . ',L-'-----xr.''������'-_-H^^  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. Cf.;* WEDNESDAY,   JANUARY 15,  1902.  x_@3*_ggx3gsy������.  <"*>,  Niihdlles S Reiiouf, Ld.  ';V  *. ���������'  I"   l(^OF  ; ? f 61 mates 'street,victoria, b. g.     -  ,  :harjdv\'are; mill/and* Kilning' machinery,  vand farming- .and.;,dairying, implements;  ALL  .KINDS.'-  1 " Agent's foi'MoCofiTn'ckiflarvestinff-Machihefy.:, " Z*-.  U Write,'for prices arid particulars:" PT'O.. Drawer 563/  g^gg-xJgag  j- ���������  ZEPOIE^  USEFUL ARTICLES  which  are   ornamental   as  well  and a source of lasting pleasure.  -<r>^e_������as^' ������������������-  We have a most complete assortment��������� "-  EASY CHAIRS," LADIES' DESKS, MUSIC CABINETS, WORK BASKETS, * PARLOR TABLES,  CHINA CLOSETS, HEARTH " RUGS, TABLE  COVERS, FINE CURTAINS, TABLE LINENS,  NAPKINxS, BUREAU COVERS, * TEA AND DINNER  SE TS, ' SILVER WARE, - RODGERS CUTLERY,  ��������� CHINA   AND   BRONZE   ORNAMENTS   Our Catalogue gives full information and Prices���������Free to you.  t  w  BI  THE FURNISHERS,  VICTORIA, B.C  Cheap Cash Sale  FOR   NEXT   20   DAYS.  We offer  Shirts,   Hats,  Men's and    Boys' Clothing^at   INSPECT OUR STOCK AT   >    C.  J.   MOORE'S.  'BEISTOL'BDlSDOfl,  r _____ * ,. * -      ���������*  Following close" on  the news of  the loss' of,   the/"Walla,'Walla"'  comes - the following shocking news  of the tl Bristol "��������� wreck.  *      i''  '   On the night, of, January 2,  the  Bristol, en route from Ladysmith to  ���������Alaska, with 2,500 tons of coal, was  overtaken by a southeast gale. The  night was dark ��������� as apocket.     The  gale was driving the ship ahead at  a furious rate.and^ the waves were  rolling over the deck and   tossing  her mass of ironjirdund like a cork  'When1 in Chatham Sound, which  is one o,f the most .dangerous parts  of' tlie coast, the'gale was at its  worst, and all'attemptsto keep her  in'the channel proved/unavailing.  At Yll o'clock at nigKt aiurious gust  of -wind, aided by 'fa* * mountain 'of  water, drove -the' big collier ' on.  Green 'Island,,''andV.after the ship  had. been" wounding about for some'  tirhe ,she became''wedged on ' .the  rocks.- ,.���������>-..*������      *  ��������� ,    ���������   r-  According-to, the survivors Capt,  Mclntyre'took matters .very cooly  and decided that owing to., the ter-  rificg'ale raging^tbat the safest spot  in the-world for himself and. crew  was on -the'shipV , When the hold  was first exarnined the~ship was re-'  ported'to1 be in; a ^comparatively  safe position,- and Capt.-Mclntyre  was heard to remark\that he would  <  -   ,j     -    .   - i_.  likely'be able'to floa* her off alright  at high tide, J At/midnight, however,  chieLoffieer Smith*, went below at  ,'the 'Captain's- suggestion and soon  hastened back',-with Ahe.an nourice-,  merit, that. the-' coal ,was  .pouring-  ,, ^ ��������� \ wjj- ���������> ''-, *.' ������* 1 - *-, ^      9 '  through the ship's bottom into- the  .sea.. - The captainjs'said:, "to,, have  r]a'ugh,d;at the '.chief oificer's'reiVort  and lo have''remarked "you are  frightened; we're alright."   - . -  The chief officer" then urged that  the "boats be launched, and the vessel abandoned to her fate, as in his  opinion she was doomed. The  captain, however, did not give the  order to launch the boats," at least  not, immediately on the' chief  officer's advice. * ._���������__  Whether the   order  was Isubse  quently  given  is  not   stated,   but  some tipae after that the men began  swinging the boats free and leaving  the ship.     The men seemed reluct-'  at  to  leave as the boats seem to  have  been launched  a  long time  apart.     The first  boat   got  away  about 1 o'clock, the second at 2,  according  to the story of some  of  thp   survivors, and  the third at 3.  The fourth boat  which  contained  the captain,  pilot, and the five of  the crew who stuck by their captain  and ship to the last, is thought to  have never been swung free of the  ship.  At 4 o'clock a.m. on the 3rd of  January, the Cottage City en route  North arrived at the scene of the  wreck. From a distance she saw the  fourth boat being got over the side  of the stranded steamer, presumably by the captain and those who  remained on deck of the Topeka.  A little later the ship being loosened from the rocks plunged down to  the bottom of the sea.  SAVING  SURVIVORS.  The Cottage City stood off Green  Island for four hours. She was noi  long in picking up the first boat  with seven survivors, and was  shortlv after hailed by^the second  boat with seven more of the crew.  After waiting two hours the men  who had been picked up informed  the Cottage City that they feared  their comrades who had put off in  the third boat had been drowned,  and it was little use waiting longer  or them.  The Cottage City, however, wait  ed for another two hours .cruising  about the sound until they spied  the third' boat with the remaining  seven survivors, who had' stored  their boat with provisions and pre-  pared for a long sea reach for help.  All about the vicinity of the wreck  was searched as near as the rough  r '  sea would allow, for the missing  captain and crew until the captain  of the Cottage City came to the  conclusion that the' missing* men  had gone down with the ship, and.  reluctantly proceeded on his, way  North. On the evening of the sixth  of January, the^City of Topeka was  sighted and "the survivors of the  Bristol 'transferred', to < that-, steam-  ship.        . .    lr  ,    t  ' The missing men are James Mac-  Intyre, master,-Port^Townsend ; C.  Vivian, chief engineer, of Cornwall,  England ; A. Edwards,' third assistant -engineer; Pilot Roberts^  Victoria;V^os. Silva,' 54 New Sacrament "street, San , Francisco ; . W.  ' Romer, 534'Jesse street, San Frari-  cis'cot- H. C. Hurtlent, *23- Hill at'., '  San  Francisco..- ./     \    >'  I    ���������'       LOCALS:  -Jl-  ���������a-  y  t  '   '.- !".ri;  y -v. sjs, 1  r I  '7 with-agencies ���������;  r\U">"'^  Victoria. s_.T_ia f/f J' 71'���������  -.t-  ,CI VIC ELECTIONS., , r  x->       ___ 1 r *  V  NOMINATIONS, ' / . ,-  For 'Mayor,���������Messrs W. Willard  1 __  '   arid J. L. Roe.      --    ' ''   ' r  - y,yr>   '  .For  Aldermen. ��������� Messrs 'Calnan,  "* ,  ���������   Bate,  M. Mitchell,'Partridge,  J.R; Robertson "and Reid-:���������electa  '   " edJ by acclamation.   -" - '.    ,  For - School   Trustees.--��������� Messrs'  " " f Peacey,, Biokle,-H. Campbell,;  ' Carey arid .Furbow. "'? ������, .    y  ���������'T-ii^\_  -'\  :   6-<>    v      XT  TOTflK-ELECiPjf'Tp  - : CITYxPF CUMBERLAND;  ,1"', '���������''ii.' ������. .*x>^  Ladies and Gfntlemen, *'   "'  At the tequest of m.iny Ratepayers, "I offer myself as a' Candidate  for Mayor cf your City. Hoping-ih.it  my record at the Aldermamc Board  has been such as to warrant-a* continuance of your confidence/ Your .votes  and influence respec.fully solicited.  I am,  Ladies and-Gentlemen,  Yours Respectfully,  W. WILLARD.  x.  S  PERSONAL.  Mis������5 B.  Cameron is the guest of  Mr and Mrs D. R. McDonald.  Mr J. Frame, brother of Mrs L.  Mounce, is visiting Cumberland.  Mr Netherbj'', inspector of schools  is paying Cumberland an official  visit.  Mr W. B. Mclnnes was in town  from Wednesday to .Friday last  week.  Mrs Barrett has returned to Vancouver after paying Cumberland a  three weeks visit.  Dr. Simon Tolmie, Govt. Veterinary Inspector, was in town on  Monday on official duty.  Mr W. McAlpin is on a visit to  his relatives, Mr and Mrs Robertson of the Vendome Hotel.  __  Mr J. Rogers, lately employed  'here, has gone to Ladysmith to  take charge of the Wei. Col. Co.'s  wharves there.  Amongst the arrivals on Wednesday's train, were noticed Messrs  Priest. Mclnnes,.Kesley, and Mrs  F. Parks and family.  Mrs McArthur and family, with  her daughter. Mrs Geo. Turn bull,  left on Thursday to reside iri Nova  Scotia, where Mr McArthur holds a  lucrative situation.  Electric  Light By-Law which.  (1 ' >     '  was voted on by the ratepayers last  Thursday'passed by an overwhelming .majority,   there being but two "  adverse votes against v36 in favour,  " The Half Century number of the  Seattle Argus   is;,'a' most'artistic, ,  sample of'printing.     The  Indian.".,  portraits with which   the  publica-   .:  tion  is^illustrated, are,"   with/'the--  other plates,   exceedingly well ex- 0 ���������  ecu ted and very interesting. ,'A   '���������"   -',  v ' y1    y    >  As will'be noticed iri'our adver- '  tisement column1  of,   this-week's   '  issue,  the title of the  weil-known,*  "1 r ' l      -      ' i     .  firm of Gideon, Hicks' ���������& Co.,', will    "  hereafter he known as< the ,'* Hicks  & Lovick Piano Co.":'  at Vancouver and Victoria. % -This  popular  firm   are  agents' for the--.,  rfamous  Chickering and Mason'^tfe;, '  Risch pianos,   which .instruments* >>  are unequaledfortone>hd durabil- ;jC.  ,ity throughout Cahada.'-' -*A"cheaper * "  but perfectly reliafble,piano is also-.'  kept - ini stock  by  this j firm,'." the  " Prince "   which will give - entire  >     r j     *      v r- m '  satisfaction .to those whose means 'J?' /  will ,not enable them to invest.iri ;/',. -'J  .one'of the higher grade instruments^' -.' '*' TyPi  . .'-'0'i-"  -     ,x .Vf\* * > y>^"\tfH  -Marriage ; In  Christ '.Church'"* y,' :'i)--hA  Cathedral on the  h "    in'st, <��������� Canon :-"l 1 - ^.$1$  r*       ~    1    '      -i "i      -l"' .    ���������*     ''    ,"'*������r' -^.Jr.j'?' -fy&  -Beaniands united in matrimonyrMr^ ��������� t. s jy v-O  John Ta3--lorr formerly of VictoriairLv.    '^'''  -  but how  Lewis  William  Comox.' 'T,'^������"^'-^'* ������-������a���������������**;'>���������*i������;tW"\,m"  Miss Marie  groom -was^supported by,���������  Pumf rey:-  tian;grey pliimes,/and'a grey^ostrichy  fea'ther bba.*"   The/bridesmaidvwas *C  dressed^ in   p^ale^bliie  cloth,, .with  -Honi ton - lace   collar, over   cream  satin.. /lhe ceremony was perform-   i.  \ "    < r***"'T'\.  ed in the presence of only the relatives and friends of the bride and*^  groom.     A  reception.' was <��������� subier "*"'  quently  held   at the residence   of  Miss Daveys, 22 -Mason Street.   'Mr  .Taylor', the bridegroom, vvas formerly connected with the 'B. C. Fur-,l'  nishing Company,' Victoria,;' but is  now with the N. A. T. Co.. at Daw-r  son.���������Times. -    '  ���������*������!  '4      -~* '*  c-yt;vl  . yyi&m  -  *- v ������ *.������, r  '   ^ "%-  y/ ;������.' x#A|  .-���������������������������������:  r f-x������  ���������The:,bride wore a-vene- y  *  ^ar ^.r  'j -   ;%'-.  -      v     .O.  OBITUAHY.  It   is   with   regret  that   we  announce  the demise of   Mr  George  Norris, editor and proprietor.of the'  "Free Press," who passed away on '  January 6th, afler a short illness.  Mr Norris was connected by marri-  age  with a number of  prominent  families  in   Nanaimo,   by  whom,  witfcf his Jamily,   the loss  will  be  seriously felt.    His father   brother,  and two sisters are old residents of  Victoria.     Mr Norris   was a  prominent member of the Odd Fellows,  and was identified with may public  institutions.     At  the time of  his  death he was 57 years of age.     The  cause  of  death   was an attack  of  congestion of tbe lun-rs and heart  trouble.    Mr Norris had resided in  Nanaimo for upwards of a quarter  of a century.     The   " News " - extends the hand of sincere sympathy  to the family in  their hour of bereavement.  Mrs H. Smith, of Grantham, returned to her home on Thursday  after visiting her son who is ill at  Cumberland Hospital.  Mr John Kesley is back with us  once more. He has lately been acting as overseer of' the Alexandra  mines  which   place's   loss   is   our  gain. 'iiVJm:-*U'-'^( ."���������"a^'t*^^^  bJi!������U_iii������i_xi  Ax.iirA.v<*aiMf ^jiv.^.-^ w*x,*,*A t^!^fr^n7,VI,r  i    \  !���������������  '^������S^*2^32-Dxi>e'x^vS05S'3������'533  |A. Goddess!  | of Africa. '  *43 e ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  , Fleece.  ��������� ��������� ���������  By ST. GEORGE "RATHBONE  Aft  ENGLISH GARDENS.  ���������"'  till  hi..  r  I-  I  P  IJ-Ji  .-And a man with, more than  (ordinary amount of strength in  ��������� arris could not cosily 'discover c  sn.ore pcrvicct1' lo wey-po.. with which  lt,o perform ft.oh r������-at.s of valor than  a kce.i-edqod claymoiv, such us won  renow.) up'on fields like Uiimiookburn  -.oi old.  Ilex   had   Scottish   ancestors,    "and  the     fire   of    battle   swept    strongly  through   his  frame  as  he  seized   upon  'the historic weapon'.'  The   daring   warrior   who   had   led  ���������the   charge   upon    the   door   mano'.od  to" push   his  wretched' body 'half   way  through   the   opening,    but   there   . he  x'L-cmained, for with'a mighty rush the  '    '..claymore  swept  down'upon   its  fatal  -.mission.  .    a    A significent thud/a groan, and the  -hole was temporarily blocked.  ,  Then -those  outside  dragged the un-  ''forumate. back and a Second  form  filled the gap.'  The same terrible scene was repeated,   for   Rex-was     prompt   to' accept  the  gage'.of. battle   thrown  down, by  ..."the-.impis.  So long, as his arms were able    to  ���������rise  that1 good, old   sled.' he  would  'hold to the task, or until he had     by  '     ,-s'uch hacking and hewing reduced  the  ���������   t   -.-warrior band  to.a minimum.  _ 'The*   task    was intensely    disagree-'  jxable.-x-and   only    a   positive   necessity  ' .for   such   action    could   reconcile   him  .to  its repulsive features. ',  '  'By tho time three of their inouibcro-  \had   been     prostrated   -beneath      the  ��������� -swinging  blade,   the 'blacks   began to  treason together, for'they appeared to  '  have a  little  common-sense.  1  At least  they'ceased to   invite   the  (Inevitable  by  entering such  a    death  ���������trap, and set their wits  to work en-  ���������ginoering  some   new  scheme  whereby.  ������ihe -enemy might be outwitted.    ;  .  hLuckily. it did not occur to them to  'use     that     besom   of destruction,    ,a  ~" * lire-brand,   perhaps   because  of  exces-  '- xSive   caution    with     regard' > to   the  ' -kraal.    ,- *' '  r    ' A   high   wind   'had   sprung   up   and  ���������.chanced - to  be blowing' directly   from'  "the cabin in the direction of the con-  -.ical   lodges,   so  that  in  case  the  hul  went up  in a blaze,     a '  myriad     of  .,   'sparks  must  be  carried     across     the  ,   ' stockade   and   on   to      the     thatched  "  roofs with a most disastrous result.  This  was  not  the  only means   that  might be employed in order to accomplish     the  ruins   of   the  young     man  (  who. stood so bravely at bav and defied them.     Thero were'others.  Presently when the cunning l-Iassaje  "had been given a chance to think, an  attack was made upon tho structure  itself.  Willing hands wore  ready  to  assail  it,   and    when   two   score   of   athletic  .fanatics   are   turned  loose '.upon      on-1  .���������u^ila cabin there is but small  *-li:.n<(  -of  the   Litter   withstanding   the.'   as-  -  .-.saTx't any  length  of time.  Somo of the blacks began to smash  . -in  the   remnant  of  u   door,   using     a  "log  for   the 'purpose  of  a   battoring-  ��������� ������'am.  A"o  doubt  it is  an  old  trick,    since  '.?��������� Hit .-such things were quite tho go  in  -.the  early   . days   about  the   time      of  "Richard   the   Lion   Hearted;   and   the  "history  of  the American   border    pre-  iscuts   numerous   instances   wnere      a  vtree-trunk  has   opened   a  passage  for  vJiose seeking  ingress   to  block  house  as v-eil as feudal castle.  Time   has   not  reduced  qualities,   and  it  serves  ���������of those who wield  it in  ..South Africa to-day just  'ihe   time   of     chivalry.     when   bolts  tfrom      cross-bows,    and   shafts    from  _ rgotati   yew     bows,   instead   of    leader  bullets   met  tho  charmn"   assadai-.ts.  '1 iiij -was   only   a   1 ey inn ing.  -Others >of tlie blx'cks swarmed  upo:  ��������� tlie   roof   where      they      worked   like  -beavers,    intent     upon     tearing    the  structures to pieces, jnsi as a . nek  ���������of infuriated wok en mialil rend the  ���������quarry that /had (alien into thi*ar  jiowcr.  It   was   plain   to   l>-  seen   that    lii.-  ond   was   ve;-y   near,   nor   could   poor  Hex       iniagine     how    th"     inevilabl  inie-'-'t   be   warded   oil"   much . longer.  When   the   arfisans   work.ing   so     m-  dm-triously   above   had   succeeded     i ,  ���������Rearing- off. the ���������main .portion    of    the  ���������roof,' they would   at   a's'igna.1     come  '��������� tumbimg     down     .upon    him    like a  '���������swarm   of   bees,   while  at   the     sanie  'iii.-:e oth.'ers just as eager* and  bloodthirsty-    ������������������'v.'oidd      come    pouring     in  ��������� '���������'through  the..doorway.  ��������� Me might make a few passes with  "the  venerable Scottish claymore,  and  ���������iitheri-���������-well,''-they :-sleep sound who  ' fall iri battle, says an old Arab pro-  -verb.  ��������� Before that fearful end came he  would like to touch her hand again  ��������� and  say good-bye.  The c.almor was deafening, so that  ���������it would .have: been useless for him  to have called her -name.  He   had   just  started  to  grope     his  way- toward-the  spot  where   he   be-  .i'eved  she must  be.   when  suddenly, a  '<fiar-.li   of-fire   illuminated   the   interior  ��������� of tJ.at- hut.  'Mastings saw  the  girl   in   the  Talk   Lore ' Inspired   by    "Klizabetli    and  Her G������rm;in Garden."  M.A.P. says: Energetic ladies with  line country  seats  have  always   gardened, more or less successfully, from  the ,   days of Eve  to those of Eliaa-  the days of Eveoto those of '''Eliza.7  bet'i and Her German Garden."    But  the  publication     of this  last ��������� and  still more, perhaps, its mythical royal authorship���������gave an  impetus      to  gardening as a recreation- lor society  women    which    demands    something-  more   'th_.11    passing mention iri the  pages of a society paper. At Easton  Bodge,  "Lady Bar wick has "a .wonderful garden of friendship, '.where      all  hor friends plant a tree or a flower,  each bearing a heart-shaped .label and-  the name of the donor.  Her Shakespeare garden is 'also charming,- with  its apt quotations attached   to each  flower.   'J'here  are  also   lily  and rose  gardens at Easton, the latter having  as a motto  at its entrance.   "Bcu ,de'  ehoses���������mais roses"���������villainous     <bad  French, by, the way,, yet with a .very  pretty Alfred de Mussct sort of ri rig  about it, .none the less. Finally, thisr  most poetic of lady gardeners , has a  border of sentiment,   where all  ,  the  herbs and flowers are,labelled     with  tho quaint symbols of bygone     days,  white     clover  standing   for  memory,  bayleaf for glory,  veronica for fidelity,  and balm 'for sympathy. The  Duchess, of Somerset, Bady   "London-  derry,     Bady    Helen     Vincent, Bady  (".rosvenor, Bady Falmouth and Bady  Plowden are all noted gardeners, and  most of them cielight in old-fashioned  posies.  Bady Helen  Vincent spends a  great deal of'time, over her garden at  IDs her. She has a beautiful rosery, a  dial garden which used to be'the Tu-'  dor garden' in Pelhnm's day,     and a  pretty,   stone   bordered   little   reserve  dedicated  to' all sweet-smelling flowers.; This she calls her   "Gardeii      of"  Scents,."  All   over the grounds'*"*she  has narcissi and forget-me-nots-plant-  ed in such a way that it becomes in  the springtime a- veritable parquet of.  white-   and     blue.     Bady  Grosvenor  boasts of perhaps the quaintest   ,and  most    fascinating of old gardens'  in  the one at Saightpn Grange,     which  in olden time belonged to -the Abbot  of Chester.' As the monks of old wove  proverbially     good gardeners- ���������   the  bookish may consult Montalembert's  Moines de l'Occident on this ��������� Bady  Grosvenor has  wisely followed     *the  lines laid down by them, and to-day  her  beautiful  home on the. Dee    pro-*.  seats the unique spectacle of a    garden paved witli .stones,   just  as .they  were     laid     hundreds   of years   ago,  when r. sandal    shoon    pattered over  them/To carry out the element of,religious symbolism, still' better *; Bady  _Grosvenor has made-what she calls a  Saints' Garden, wherein grow all ..the  'blossoms' which are named after   "the  holy men and women of the calendar."  NICKNAMES IN  ENGLAND.  its   effective  the   purpose  the wilds of  as well as in  Upton's  Typical  English  Home.  Sir Thomas Bipton, who is unmarried, lives at Osidge, a pleasant,  rambling, old-fashioned house, standing in a well-wooded park, near  Southgate, Middlesex. Osidge anciently formed part of the estates of the  abbots of St. Albans, which old-  fashioned town, with its venerable  cathedral, lies only a few miles distant. The house is comparatively  modern, boasting an antiquity of  only  about  a hundred  years. The,  gardens and grounds are delightful,  and in the park Sir Thomas has a  well laid out golf course, over which  iie amuses himself with his friends  occasionally. There is nothing pretentious about the house, which js  designed for comfort and convenience,  and not as a show place for the eyes  of strangers. Some excellent pictures  Nby Bely, Canaletti, Constable, Band-  seer, Marcus Stone, Charles Bcslie.  MacNcil and Sidney Cooper, and innumerable curios" gathered from all  parts of the world are to be found  in the interior.- Sir Thomas Bipton  shares with Mr. Chamberlain a taste  for orchids, and in his houses are to  he found many splendid examples ofc  these exotics, among which a new  and beautiful species, "Biptonia," is  noticeable. An orangery arid n collection of tea plants are items of interest    sure    to    attract    the attention  ���������of     the  visitor.   Smooth   lawns,   gay  beds  of  (lowers,   line  old  cedars,  pol-  and magnificent  add       not      a    1 it-  charm      of        the  the  windows   of  this  home a lino  prospect  lard oaks  riioclodeudrous  tie        to the  grounds.   From  typical  English  meets the eye. In the foreground lies  a pleasant, undulating country, while  far away stretch.es the gigantic wen  of Bondon, with its pall of smoke.  On a clear day the gilded cross of  St. Paul's Cathedral can be descried  shimmering in  the sunlight  ;. , -en  ���������-act   oi'  :  mst   ' !1  'xiitt-ie   j'.;  "Sac 11; ror  '1'plying a  match   to   what  he  ! Is.-i.verud    to    be   another  < f  the   firework   manu-  ���������orii:  's   .-���������  As the queen bee does little or no outdoor work arid is seldom killed by violence, as are the drones, she usually lives  to a good old age.  Some naturalists say that no insects  except the silkworm feed upon the leaves  r*,r iixr, T**-i|bnn-v.  Differences Promptly  Disclosed.  "All people," remarked the'earnest citizen, "are born equal."  "Perhaps," answered the deliberate  friend. "But they don't stay equal any  longer than it takes for their parents to  provide them with clothes and playthings."���������Washington Star.  An   Unselfish   Sonl.  Miss Ann Tq'ek (giddily)���������I wonder if  there are really any microbes in kisses?.  Miss Kostique���������What a thoughtful,  unselfish creature you are���������always worrying about something dangerous that  may happen to other girls!���������Cincinnati  Enquirer.  Nearlv All  tli������ Nobility l!������'joice   in  Tliem  ���������Vmw Popular I'eoiile 1.scape ��������� liven  , Kin-; JS >'ot Kxoinpt.  I have been much struck lately by  how very much nicknames are increasing, in every rank of life,' from  the very highest downward'.'" The  fiBCt is"~that few popular people escape them. The King'himself among  his own ' particular .set 'is generally  alluded to as the' "Master;" the  Duke ,of .Cambridge on -account of  his .connection with the royal parks  is known as "George, the *Kangcr,"  while the Princess .Charles 'of Ben-  mark is always called ,"Harry" ,' by  the family. As is \yoll known the'  Duke of Westminster is known (as  "Bender," tho reasons for which'  have already been mentioned.  The Duke of Athol has*Been dubbed  "AH Scotland."    The Duke of Marlborough's nickname is, "Sonny,"\the  Duke   of  Portland's   "Jumbo."    The  Duke of Manchester is known everywhere  as   "Kim," ,the'Duke of Newcastle      as      "Bimu'e,"   which   is   an0  " abbreviation      of   ,   his   second   title,  Lord     Lincoln.    -.  The late Duke of  Wellington     was     known as "Spur-'  goon,"   probably  on  account  of    his-  immense size.     Prince Soltykoff,  the  well-known racing  man,   is generally  known     at   'Newmarket,"as"'"Solly."  Prince      Victor    ' Dhuleep Singh     is  known     .as. "Tulip."  ��������� Lord Londonderry   will   probably,'be   known   ��������� always as "C," a nickname given him  when'     he      was    Lord 'Castlercagh.  Bord      Cholmondeley,  the hereditary  Great     Chamberlain of England,     is'  familiarly  known  as   "Rock,"    this,  too. (because of his  second- title  , of-  Hocksavage.'  Bord -Coventry  is known as   "Covey," his'nephew,  Bord Lurgan, ' as1  "Billy," "Bord Cowley is known    'as'",  "Toby,",' ' Lord      Spencer -'as   "Red  Earl"  " on      account   of   his   tawny  beard. Lord Warwick is affectionate-*  ly called "Brookie," Lord Yarmouth  the    '."Bloater,"  a iiame,'his -father,  Lord Hertford, "earned  when he ,was  in the Foot      Guards.'    Major Law-  son, and Captain Greville Chester of'  the^   .Scots ���������Guards  are  known     as  "Bubble" .and   "Squeak,'-''that well-  known  sportsman, <��������� Captain Machcll,.  as   ','IT -   Capitano;"  Schomberg   Mc-  Donell,  brother  of Lord, Antrim, tho  well-known      private      secretary     ol  Lord Salisbury,' rejoices in thernick-  riame     of   **  "Pom;"- Colonel  Byron,  formerly ' aide-de-camp to Bord^ Roberts,   /is    known     as,     the  "Strong  Man;','* George Faber,  an exceedingly,'  .good     looking      man,     is known as  "Beautiful George;", Cecil Rhodes'is  aptly     named     "Colossus;"<��������� - Henry,  Stoner,  one oBthe King's gentlemen  in waiting,  is  so good looking that  he is known "as  "The Apollo;", Cap-'  tain' Seymour. Fortescuc,   another  of  the King's equerries, is styled'"Com--  niodore."   , ,;  r -Bord 'Kitchener is x briefly alluded  to as "K.** of K.;" Captain Milligan,  a brother of the great' cricketer, is  called "Canary," because 'he -is so  fair; Humphrey Stuart. * among his  most intimate friends . is called  "Humpty Dumpty;" Alfred Rothschild will always be known as "Mr.  A.;" Bord Buchan.-who is a small  and vcrv well dressed dandy.' is  known as "P. -A..",, or "Pocket  Adonis;" Colonel Needham. brother  of Bord Kilmorc, is "Dot;" Mrs.  Bang try's husband. Hugo de Bathe,  is "Suggie," "Bord, Charles Montague, son of the Duchess of Devonshire    for  some   reason   or  other.,   is  called "The Snake;" Cyril Maude is  known as "Spirrel," Charles "Wynd-  ham" it-. "The Landlord," but the  number of these is legion.  The ladies, too, receive nicknames,  for instance, Lady Wimborne is called "Densitina," on account of her  low   church' tendencies.     Lady      Flo  BEE AND  HIVE.  )"  Stuart as "Pauverina;" her great  friend, Mrs. ITa'wfa Williams, "Florence," or "Fldrcnza," Mrs. J George  Kcppel has several nicknames,' perhaps the best known being "Keppla-  ria." Lady * 'Howe received the',  name of "The Joker," Miss Bulkely,  who is such a .great favorite , with  everybody, is ' called "Tne Two-  Year-Old." Lady Do" Grey and Lady  Gosford are known as "The Senti--  neIs." There are a great, many others; but not to mention any more,  suffice it to say it js remarkable so  many ladies' nicknames are so ' uncomplimentary.'  "Cull Me  llovcrnni-."  '   M. -A.. P.  tells this story about C.  M.  G.,  tho abbreviation of the Companionship       of,.     SS.     Michael/ and  George.     A   Colonial   Governor    who  lovr-,s   this distinction  was once vby-'  aging  to his coTony  in the: West Indies    by, , way-,    of New York.     His  trunks -, were   /marked with  "C.-*M.  G,."  after his    -name, *and Home    'of  the passengers 'showed  son id anxiety  as   to   their  meaning.' especially ,   as  their   bearer      apparently  corisidercd|  himself  a,superior  person.     His ' excellency had  even-checked.the'  'captain one      day for  calling him , Mr.,,  Blank,   intimating  that 'he should bo  addressed  ' as ,-"Governor."     A curious ,    passenger      asked' the,, captain  once   -what --C.1   M/ *G.    stood    for. '  "Oh," "replied   ��������� ��������� the     genial   Yankee'  skipper.  ."1  guess j .they're  for   'Call.  Me Governor.' '"'   ;      '        - -' .    .  1* the hive rests on the ground, It  will be too damp.  It will pay to use foundations by Ailing all frames full.  v Set the hive'a little above the ground  to admit of a circrulation of air.'  From 9 o'clock a. ra. to 3 o'clock p.' m.  includes the hours.of successful operating with bees. ,        ,  Procure new blood in the apiary. .Inbreeding'is���������as objectionable'with bees  as with, live stock. . . ,  It i3 necessary to-unite, all weak colonies'that'will-be unable to-build up/  into strong stocks. -'   %.  ,   Care  should   be  taken,, to''save  all  ���������   " r. ������ I h   >  'young brood and the brood combs of  those containing brood.   -,-  On account of-it being the only ma--  terial - that can  be depended < upon, to  ,  . stay pine is the best material for hives. .*.  Combs should not be^ left In empty  'hives about the apiary. >'. That  is the >  worst place0they can be lef't.'as inoths '  are always to' be, found near'the bees'  and are sure to,infest the combs'.        '- ;  ��������� tOue advantage in closed end frames  Is that a  hive  lull of combs may bp  handled   as   though"* it   were, a; single  piece instead of a .collection of loose,  pieces, thus saving work,  worry and  ,-  time.     , - ', . ', ,       \ i  If the bees cannot conveniently enter   ,  the hives during the sudden changes of  cool weather/ quite a number "will, be _  Lost; 'hence  care  should  be .taken, to \  have the entrances,arranged sothatthe  bees can enter readily.'"-      ������������������.' \f> '-\'[v  ,  ���������XT'  ,-    Knots on Trees. .>   " %   -i-.  In the barks of our forest .trees are v  The .Tniier Bird.    ������"-, '-<���������'   ,cohtaiiied- a,"multitude,'of. latentslbuds/  Very ��������� weird,  says  Science  Siftings'/ ia }; which .are developed, and -grow under',,  .   .__���������__.x    _���������...   ,....,..   >��������� ,      -  _    certain*  favorable   conditions.///Some,,  ���������sVrf'fi&l  Y-,r *l  the habit, only lately .discovered, of - a  largo and beautiful -East' Indian ' bird.  Feeding mostly on the-fruit-of trees,'it  seldom descends to the ground,: and its  tiebt is in* the hollow of n tree, high up.  As soon'.is the female has laid her eggs,  five or six; the mule begins to fetch, mud  ".niu-ihorouith' to wall up, the opening of  the,nest. leaving an aperture large enough  to-admit the very large bill to_pass.~ Most  likely this is done to prevent /the, nervy  mil awkward fledgelings from falling out  of tho uost to the ground .far, below.,,* In  several'cases when the female'was liber-,  ntcd/after her, In1.]!;,and close confinement  the was found pitiably poor and .weak,'  although the nialew-curdiligent-i-iniprovid--  iz\a her ai.\l the young ones with food."  c',   .    Insect* ThRt Die Ilatit>er.  When Para- rubber tree's are-tapped,  r.i''or the gum has run .into' receptacles  and stiffened,''a species of large black ant  *-s accustomed logout out pieces of the  i-ul'hcr and carry them away. Bees also  lind use, for india rubber..and some spe-  x-ies in South America 'actually, cut-the  hark of, trees that -produce resinous substances in order'to* cause a (low of the  sap. The gum is employed by. the bees  as a ready made wax for their nests.' '  trees possess'this property.in a remark-,-"  able degree, and of ten,, when the other, -,  parts  are   killed   down   by4 frost,,, the  property, of  pushing out'these  latent "  buds into growth preserves'the.life* of _ ���������  the  plant.    These * buds,  having"'once  begun lo grow, 'adhere to the woody  layer at their baseband push out their'  points/through  the * back, toward 'the'J.  light.'  ' f        -, _,     J     f _."* ' -*,\   '������-. '���������;  The- buds then .lunfold-,.and.-.develop .,  leaves, which elaborate/the sap carried/-  -lip the small shoot,   puce.elaborated itr;  , descends _by the bark, when it reaches ,  the base{or inner bark:'-.'Here it is ar- -  rested,* so" to'speak', and /deposited 'between the'outside and inner layer1 of,  bark, as can be learned'on examining*  specimens' on the trees in the woods''  almost anywhere.  *?.'  Him  "You always pet up at 5 o'clock-in  Mornlnj;  Mission. .  tha  morning, do you?" said tbe inquisitive  cousin. "'What do you do with yourself  nt that unearthly hourV"  "Oh,    1   tinker   around, the   house   till  breakfast t'.nie," replied Mr. Meeker.  '"What do-you tinker at?" ,  "Ei���������getting   breakfast   mostly."   said  Mr. Meeker, with some reluctauce.-  Aa Antiimn Chant.   "'  The leaves,aie turning-yellow, '���������  ���������   The porch's c-haim has died.  And Mabel and her fello"-,,' '  .   Now lallygajy inside ���������] <   ..  I-1  As,They "Coo" Together; ,  He���������Well, dear, if I am a fool I can't  help it.  She���������But you can help showing it,  dear.   Other men do.���������Life. ������  Agre Doesn't Count.  They say he's old enough to bo  ���������- lltr father.   -That is true,  But then quite rich enough il ha  To be her husband xjop*        .     '  BrcncMtis, or a Severe Cold on  fks Chest and Lungs, Doctors will Poini; you to  Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed  and Turpentine as the most Effective Treatment,, ,  J>  Syruj? of Linseed and Turpentine  Tor'every class oi* disease there is one medicine that stands pre-eminent' as being superior to ail others.  In the case of Asthma, Bronchitis, and all throat and lung- ailments the recognized *��������� treatment is Dr.. Chase's  ���������Syrup of "Linscsd and Turpentine. Doctors do not hesitate to-say that when the patient "becomes flushed and  cxa pcratcd in his struggle for breath, wheezes loudly and experiences intense agony in nis chest and lungd  there is no preparation available that will give such prompt and thorough rcliefjas  ������r, Chase's*  "*���������*..i-1-:.  0corg*.: Buddcn, rulnamville, Ont., says :r-"I feel it my duty to recommend Dr. Chase's Syrup of "Lin-  sesJ. u. d ���������"j'uvpentine, as I had tho Asthma very bad ;  could get nothing to do me any jjood.*    A friend oi min-  ocrsuadx'd ir.e to try this remedy, as he had tried it, and it proved successful.   I tried it and it cured me.  kui '.Iia.il-.ful today'to say I am a well woman through the use of this remedy.   I keep it in the house all  lime and would not be without it."  Dr. Chase's Syrup of "Linseed and Turpentine is so well known in the homes of Canada, that it seems unnecessary to add further comment, but a word of warning may be needed. There arc other preparations of  liro.od nnd turpentine, imitations of Dr. Chase's. Be sure the portrait and signature cf Dr. A. W. Chase arc-  on the bott'e you buy. Twenty-five cents a bottle ; family size, three times as much, GOc.  ���������rn'-h.-ifin-5on., p.otes  & Co., Toronto.  I  Lhe  All    dealers,    or  We want Men, Women and Children to Work for us at thtlr own Homes, undorithe Direction of  THE   PEOPLE'S   K N !TT.1N-,G:---SYN'"D^^^  (Authorised Capital, SISO.OOO)    To Fill Las������geContracts���������--Goad Wages Easily Earned  V  Wo want a few more workers in this locality, at once, and in order to secure your co-operation without the delay of correspondence, wo  herewith explain our full plan in this advertisement. The work is.simple, aud the Machine is easily operated, and with the Guide, requires no  teacher. If you wish to join our staff of Workers let us hear from you promptly with remittance, and we will send machine and outfit to begin  work ^t oncG ���������   i  Wo wish to secure the services of families to do knlUiritr for tis in their homes. We are the introducers of this plan in Canada, and are the largest knitting concern on the continent  After lo.s expert  ordinary intelligenceto quickly learn to do the work from the Instruction Guide. .AH that we require is that you use tho machine according to directions.   Jhe Machine being wado <  expressly for this purpose, and tho operation so simple, It cannot possibly^make a mistake in its work, -    .     ���������. '<     .,���������_ f1, ,��������� ^-tv.,* .xf nrtxv,rHoW fn r'mmMn.     \  The great demand now i3 for Woodmen's Socks, and Motormeu's Mittens, aud as we are unahlo to supply the demand, we have taken this method of advemsing for more help,  '   The price we pay for llnishcdhicyclestockiiiKS 13*10.00 per hundred;, woodmen's socks, Ec. per pair,.and motormen s niittciis, l^c, a pair.     . ...  The marhino can be onerated by any oueot a family, and at our prices any energetic family should bo able to sustain themselves comfortapiy.        . . ���������   .     .  Ourp ania to s^ndo^^ stocking partially knitted, and remainins in tha machine ready to bo continued and alsoi enoughyarnito|kn t .|  onamirofsamDl(yaocksorstockin"3and a simiile and complete Instruction Guide, showing how the work Is to bo done.   When sample baa been finished and returned to us satisfac-  t?ry!\ve send a uuantity of yarnTwhich you k it'and1 return lTkewise when finished.   Wo prepay charges on all work one way, and our workers pay return charges   ^���������&MjJ������  n-ive stated iss mn'.a and rapidly done, the machiuo havins: a capacity of ten thousand Btitches a minute.   Wo have many persons now in our employ who can kiut from tweuty-flvo  to thirtv nairs'of'socks^r stockiussa day, an l where"the time of a family is devoted to tho work, you can readily see that from $7 to $10 per week can Uo easily earned.  _        ���������    ���������  .      .  to tmrty pairs oi socks or s^ We furnish the machinoonly fortheexclusive use of those dcslrlngto  VVB inrnlan our wurkcrs ail LUOiii.ui.iiaia, yarn, ou.., irec. aiiuD������������. _, _,         --������,.������������������.������   .^..ml(l.nM.mnlliwl������  tndnnithn tipi-nasarv  .ns*inr.-i.nra> thnt. tha nunntl..  an extensive business, and must be governed by business principles.   ;  %.������������������������������������, .^...t^j^wiHu,^,,.  The manufactured price ot tho machine is ������15, nnd positively will not he sold to any others than those -who will agree to do knitting forus..^ ���������n-���������m v��������������������������� h������������������  There is a large demand by the trade for this class of work.   Our workers .can depend upon it year after year, and if you engage Willi us (whole or spare time) wo will keep J-ou  supplied with work as long as you doit satisfactorily for us and return It promptly.   Wo entrust our workers with large quantities of valuable yarn, and as wc give references as to our  honesty and integrity, we must ask you to do the same, in order that we may know with whom we aro.deaing. ,        . ...,.������.���������,.������.��������� x.xx  x.        j, _���������,       -.,   x   .  'we have, in as brief a manner as possible, endeavoured to show you what our work is, we simply say as to the machine, it is Just what we represent it to be, and will positively do  everythin"weclaimforit, orrciund the money.   Each machine, securely packed with an outfit, is set up for work, thoroughly tested, anda_sock or stocking partially knitted before  boxing and shipping.   Should you decide to engage with us. it will be necessary to send us at feast one good reference, together with the remittance of ������15.00, which makes the machine  your property, unoii'receipt of which wo will forward machine and outfit ready to commence. ... . . ,��������� x. .  Wo are so frequently and unnecessarily asked if one can learn to knit without a teacher.  We say, Yes; it requires no teacher; any person of ordinary intelligence ^ho can read  " If'atany time a worker becomes dissatisfied and wishes to discontinue In our employ we will tako hack the machine and return tha money, provided the machine ia In as good  condition as when received and provided an amonnt of work equalto the amount paid for the machine has been dono.  ���������r  la o'dering you must enclose $ 16 and give the namoofsomo responsible friend or neighbor as a reference���������one who willspeak as to yourhonesty, also name your nearest express office.  Addresss       THE PEOPLE'S KNITTBNG SYNDICATE, LiR/llTED,   * ��������� ������.  Our Rofaroncss���������Express Companies, Banks, oi* Toronto Business EHouses. t^e?j.ltj.'^lco" -WcKinnon B5dg.p Toronto.  (To be- Coat/ittued.) -^t3��522S*CS2iXax52i*3d^
STtttf r,nfzM%*iiQ2&Iux4��X* JO���XJIfc..*J5J.��.*x,xv...
When the sun every morning looks down on tli��
He is" smiling, as much as to say: '
"If yesterday failed you in comfort and mirth,
You can start in brand new with today.
For the nights, like thick curtains, I'.e hung to
,        exclude '
The past'from the weary and weal:;
So prithee be doing nor linger to brood
O'er the troubles that happened last week. ,
"There are pages of pathos and<"pages of cheer
'io be read in each ttory of life.
We'll close the old chapters and still pers?v��*re   -
Through love or good fortune or strife.       .
Though present events may provoke our dismay,
A solace 'tis easy to seek; ,   ',
Let the'hours drift away; you will soon find that
jhey      ���",,..*
l'Are,'but troubles that happened last week."
*' ''     <       - ���St. Louis Republic."
V      j*.-Talo ,of ..the  French
���{������'.'   ��� '    '   Revolution.
I'1' h
l" I , ' ,       I,
-  '"���< There aie few who have not beard o?
read of the great French revolution oJ
the last century, when cruel' men seiz-
','ed on the government of France*; when(
x.    human''-life'was' of  no  account  and
when/ as If,<-wearied with its wickedness, God seemed to have hid his face
-" from the sinful land.' - .
r �� iA        . t i. % **.
ys_ No'one may count-up the tears that
.,, %were. shed, the moans that were made,.
',..!J the, hearts that1 were", broken-in those
; dreadful.times, but* here and-ttiere out
>��� of'tbe great mass of human misery his-
'   tory tias.prest.rved a record of,the trials
and  sufferingsJ'of.spine,hapless ones,
^/reading whicli*we.shudder and thank-
^' God. that wu live in happier 'days.'/ V, __
< , "Some few years, after the  reign of
terror���as/��� this '^outburst   of ;sin* and'
, .madness  was  well  named���a  man. of
"\ middle age/entered a small inriin Ger-'
���   many and' called for.refreshments.  His
, manners were timid and shrinking/and
' he lbqked|',as'if be might just have.re-
< 'covered from some terrible illness���he
' was;so straugely/ghastly^pale._-   *" \  ���
'*' The.lahdlord'supplied his. wants, and,;
half curious, half in kindness, he made
, some remark'as to the stranger's ,ap-
'. pea'ranee," .coupling It'.with the,'ques-
,. tion) "Do'you "want aught else for your.
,' com fort "iV- ,-, '>"-'"- / V >'��� .-    -   '      '*
^:y """"Nay, nothing.7 said the pale man
'':}*;"hastily, "ihaye' food,, and light' and
_.',' , air. ; JV.bat could I want "more?" - And.
'.r. / he^sigbed deeply.,'   , Af -;,   i *"".''V**1 '.".
""My' friend,", said- the landlord,-seat-..
.'   \\lng hiiriself.r"you'speak*as~ifCyou had
.'< known'the want of these,things.. Have1
'"J.guessed aright?" J/'     '_���''    /'<-,..,-'''
-Hi's guest lpoked-up.'-'l  . ] <-;
'������  ',   ' i'AVould you hear'my-tale?".,he. ask-
y   . ed.   "For years! have kept silence, but
'*   . "today ft seems hs If it would ' lighten
1 my heart to speak." 1 Listen1 and believe"
It if you can.    Less than "seven years
'ago I was a gay.- light'hearted youth in
s    this our*"quiet fatherland. 'Having no
near relations,,I'was led to visit some
.'distant oues who had lived for many
years in a small town in France.
"My uncle, as 1 called him out of
friendliness, was a kind, good fellow,
- , * well known and respected in the place,
where he carried on the craft of a.
watchmaker,'and he proposed that I
should become his apprentice and partner. lI liked the little town, 1 liked my
uncle; I liked my aunt, and I'soon gave
it " my consent.   They had no children���1
l' thank God for that now���but my aunt's
kindly soul could not be content without young people around' her,*" so she
kept and "clothed two house maidens,
children of some poor neighbors. Trim
- and neat they looked, too, wearing the
costume of that part of Germany from
whence my aunt came, a pretty fancy
-, of her own. It seemed quaint enough
in a strange land.
"It was a happy household. No wonder I was glad to belong to it. But,
alas, it was soon to be swept away by
terrible affliction! For some time we
had heard of, strange troubles going on
in Paris and the large towns, but our
little place was still quiet. One morning, however, we woke to.find everything in confusion. Our mayor had
been ordered to resign, and his place
was to be filled by some one sent from
"Still, we never dreamed of what
fearful misery this was the forerunner.
We had no time to dream, either, the
blow fell so suddenly. There had been
a stir going on in;the market place for
the two days following the arrival of
the new official, but my uncle and I
were busy over a discovery which he
had made;in...bur..'.trade,, and we .were
less than usual in the streets.
��� 'At.'ndon joh the third day. however,
he went out for a stroll to rest his eyes
and look about him for a few moments.
My aunt and her maidens arranged/ as
usual, the midday meal, and we were,
all ready to sit down, only my uncle
was missing. He wa^s usually so punctual that we wondered "and waited, and
at last we dined without him. At the
close of the meal I stepped out to look
for him.
"I had not got a dozen yards from
our house "when I met our baker's wife,
her eyes staring out of her head.
" 'Go back!' she said. 'Go back! It
Is too late. The monster, the wretch!
He has executed the honest man, without even the farce of a trial, on the ao
cursed guillotine yonder!'
j "I was petrified with horror. Could
she be speaking of my'.uncle, so re-
1 spected. so quiet as he was?    It was
j too true.   The wretch in office bad lost
J no lime.. but had  begun  bis work of
bloodshed at once, and my uncle was
his first victim, his only crime being
that he was of foreign birth and had
sheltered under his roof some months
since a poor Swiss. 1 .retraced my steps
to .the-.bouse.    My aunt's anxious face
met my troubled gaze.   She bad begun
to suspect evil.    The two girls waited
fearfully >n the background., I tried to
speak, but I'turned away and burst in-
-to  tears.' I was young then.'"Master
Landlord, and had t.-ais to shed.    My
aunt passed me by and rushed into the
street straight to the market place.   I
could not follow.  What happened there
was told me' later.   ' ''  ���"
"Wild with agopy at her husband's
fate, my gentle, loving aunt had burst
into a flood cf reproach of his murder..
In i those days this- was crime enough
for the'heaviest punishment/and before evening she, had fared the same
fate as my, uncle. '     '
"The reign,of terror had indeed begun with us. Tho girls had fled, terrified at the fate which, had; befallen
their protectors,'and,I was .meditating
'inVhalf stupefied way the same measure' when a knock came'at the door,
and two men,' who had often eaten and
drunk at my uncle's table,'came in and
made me a prisoner, .confiscating all
"the, possessions of the family-to the
state.-'        '-'"i<-      L'_     '-
"In those days'a man's foes "were of-,
ten they, of .'his <own' household. < I of-
"fered.no resistance.   The" shock of the
.day had completely unmanned "ine.   _J.<
-made certain 'that(1I,   too,  should' di.'
thalt" night. "But"my, time was not ye<
come. ���",       }  1   ' _   '      -        " *
���/'Inconsequence of the lateness. o1-,
the hour I was taken to the town pris
*on, a dismal building,-which I had nev
er known to be occupied.j There I w;as
thrust into a deep dungeon and 'left ,in
s total darkness till the niorning.when'I
doubted not I should be conducted to
the, same .cruel fate as my poor relatives had met.   But morning came, as 1.
had guessed by the sound, without, and
still no summons. ��� Worn out with suspense ^and waiting, I-fell"asleep.- -When
I; awoke1, hunger .and thirst'oppressed,'
^ne.    Happily I. had stored some bread'
and meat and a small bottle of wine in
one of the pockets of my coat'preparatory to .my intended flight"""-' 'Of; this I
now ate,and drank.'*, No one came .nigh*
me, and yet ,1 could hear sounds as if
wretched prisoners were being led forth
o'ut, of neighboring, cells,- doubtless ' to
death, for they^wept and pleaded yain-,
ly as it seemed to me.        : '   ^   "   '
. "But1 the' third day argreat, stillness
fell'on the prison..  I could,not understand it.   My senses were enfeebled for
.want of food, for/iny small stock had
long' been exhausted, and I almost'lack-"
ed strength.to wonder why I jvas'left.
to'live so long.   Presently, arose.an.awful-'terror lest this should be my sen-
tence-^-to perish miserably, for want of
food in this damp dungeon.    Death on
the scaffold appeared light by comparison."-   I clamored.at my prison door., I
shouted as loudly as I could, all to no
purpose., Then I burst into an agony
of tears.   My fate was too dreadful to
bear.    With   the  soft   nature of   my
youth  1 pitied and  bemoaned myself
sorely.    Ail at once words came into
my mind that I had learned years ago
as a text, in the school, 'Fear thou not,
for I am with thee; be not dismayed,
for I am thy God.' _
"They came like a ray of light Into
my prison," and I clung to the promise
as if it had that moment been made to
me by,a pitying God. I felt soothed
and hopeful, and in this condition I
sank back in a doze or swoon.
"How time passed I could not tell;
day., and night to me were alike in my
cell.-    I  woke  up  to  find  light  and
warmth and  kindly faces about  me.
Slowly I regained consciousness enough
to understand what they told me.    I
had lain five days forgotten.   The stillness I had noted the third day was accounted for by the fact that the news
had just reached our town of the death
of ono of the greatest leaders of the
revolution and the consequent decline
of the party.    In fear of his life, our
terrorist mayor had fled, and the old
mayor,  resuming power, had ordered
tho prison doors to be set open.   I in
my solitary cell had been forgotten, and
but that some one had been sent to examine all the cells and collect the fetters used therein I might have perished
most miserably.   As it was, I was carried, out perfectly senseless and brought
to life with some difficulty.   '..
"I am safe now, as you see, comrades, in my own country, but the anguish of those few days will never be
forgotten. I bear about with me in my
face the remembrance of it. Daily I
thank God for light and air and food,
and yet these good gifts of his fail to
make my heart rejoice. Still those
dreadful days in the dungeon have given me a firm reliance on his mercy,
and I know that I shall one day be
joyful again in the city of which the
gates are never shut and where there
is no darkness."
affair until' it has burned a thousand
offerings to tb�� cloud compelling del-
ties. ',
Violins, too���the sweet old Amati!���
tbe divine 'Stradlvarius! Stained, like
the meerschaum, through and through
with the concentrated hue and sweetness'of. all the harmonies which har��
kindled and faded on its' strings.
Now, I tell you, a,poem must be kept
' and used like a meerschaum or violin.
A poem- is just as porous as the meerschaum; the more porous it is the better. I mean to say that a genuine
'poem Is capable of absorbing an indefinite amount of the essence of our own,
humanity,1 its tenderness,-its heroism,
its regrets, Its( aspirations,, so as t��
be gradually stained through with 4
divine secondary color" derived from
ourselves.���Oliver Wendell Holinei,
.   Of TnoGvlli.     - _
"All   those   stories . the   papers'' fcre
printing, about you are lies," said Ine
, politician's- friend.    "Why  don't y<*��u
make them stop it?"    -
"I   would,"   replied   the   politician,
"but I'm,afraid they'd begin printing
rh��>jjr_ruth r,.nn "���Philadelphia Preis.
< What man Is there so bold that he should scy,
' "Thus ��nd thus only would jl have tlie sea?"
"���-For wheiher'"lying calm and beautiful,   -   *
' Clasping the earth in love or throwing back
'The smile of heaven from waves of amethyst,
Or whether, freshened by twsy winds,    - ���    <
'It bears the tiade and navies of the world
To ends, of use or stern activity,  J
jOr'whether, lashed by tempests, it gives way
To elemental fury, howls'and roars
_ At all, its���rocky barneis, in wild lust   .     .
'"Of ruin drinks the blood of living things
-And   strcws,-its  wiecks o'er-leagues > o/ desolatt
shore,   \ ���"    *'*>     >ii '<
-Always it,is the sea, and'men bow down''
Before its vast and varied .majesty.       ���   -
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So all(in vain will timorous ones essay v      ',".   .
To set the 'metej tnd bounds of liberty, .        1 \K'J
For freedom is its own eternal law.     ,      '       , ' '
It.makes Us own conditions and in stona       J ' ' *
Or calm alike fulfills the unerring-will. *���      ���    'i
Let us not then despise it when, it lies / '
��� Still as a*slecpmg lion, while a'swarm t , _
, Of gn'atlil.e_e\i]s ho\eis louncl its head,
. Nor'doubt lt^when in mad, disjointed'timet   '
It shakes the, torch,of terror and its cry
Shrills o'er the quaking eartli and in the flame
LOf riot'and,war v.e'see its awful form '
Kise by the seafiold where the crimson ax   '        ,
Kings down ^its gioo\es the knell of shuddering
kings,    ,.",,. ,        ' . "'
For always in 'chine eyes, O Liberty, _
Shines that high light*whereby, the world is saved,
And, though thou slay us, we will trust in thee!
1 * �� .   ���John Hay.
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Good Old Tli.ngrs. '
Certain things are good for nothing
until they have been kept for a long
while, and some are good for nothing
until they have been kept long and
used. Of the first wine is the illustrious and immortal example. Of those
that must be kept and used I will name
three���meerschaum pipes, violins and
poems.   The meerschaum Is but a poor
"?Not every*Apache.can get his fill of
-blood before*sun up and his fill of mescal before noon. -Yet Coyote,That Bites
had managed to-achieve both those de-
.lightful'ends, and of all the happy savages on the Colorado desert he was tbe
most   riotously,   tumultuously   happy.
With what keen delight he had drawn
his,sharp blade across the throats of
Jose Sanchez and his wife after,he bad
stolen   into .their  wagon  in  the gray
dawn,   and   what  thrills  of  joy  shot
through his breast when he silenced the
yells of their two little children with
the butt end of their father's own rifle!
And  then,  when  he  had  taken  what
gold was in the Mexican's bag. what
mescal was in his demijohn, and had
strapped Jose's rather loose fitting cartridge belt about his sun brown belly,
with what fierce pleasure he stole away
from the scene of his bloody work and
with the Mexican's rifle on his shoulder had  w'andered far down the dry
arroyo, sipping from the demijohn the,
stupefying juice of tbe agave from time
to time until he felt that he was growing drowsy!
Then  he had dragged his uncertain
way along until he had come to the
railroad track.    He stared stupidly at
the bright steel rails and looked up at
the humming wires in an awed sort ot
way.    He would  like to lie there behind the rocks, he thought, until some
one should come along the track and
then try a shot at him with his newly
acquired weapon.    The demijohn was
growing light, and the rifle was growing heavy.   Well, it was getting toward
noon and  rather warm  even   for  an
Apxiche, and he would lie down in the
shade of the rocks over there and rest.
The humming of the wires is a soothing sound, and no sooner had his head
touched  the earth than sleep took a
mighty hold.', upon him and wiped out
his realizing sense of joy, as sleep has
a way .of doing-."with" everybody, that
has anything to be joyful for." And so
he lay, 'with the rifle by his side and
his  unspeakably  hideous  face  turned
up   toward  the  blue  that  arched   the
It was quiet there and restful���no
sound save the music of the..'wires.
Stay; there were other sounds, but they
came some time,after Coyote That Bites
had thrown himself upon the sand and
gone off to the land of Nod. They came
faintly at first and mingled with the
raurmurings of the wires. Surely they
were the voices cif children.
Had the -red beast been awake he
might have imagined that they were
the haunting voices of the wee, Mexican children whose blood, he had sc
ruthlessly shed that morning, but he
heard them not. They were very fai
from being ghostly, voices anyway,
those tones that now piped forth so
merrily;'as Dubs and Gay trudged down
the line.', They were walking to the
scoop out along the roadbed, not on the
track, for that was forbidden.
There were other things that were
forbidden, too, and one of them was
straying so'far away from tho station,"
but Dubs was "taking good care" of
his three-year-old sister, and in the
pride of his six 'full years he was equal
to the care of'half a dozen such as Gay.
" 'F on'y had sum matches to build a
fife wiv," sighed Dubs, "I'd burn off
vese prickles jus' like ve Injuns does."
"0-oh!" came ^suddenly from under
tray's sunbonnet.'  "Wot s dat?" . "
"W'y, it's,a"jug!" And Dubs left the
'toonies" and started toward the pile
nf rocks where lay the Coyote's demijohn and where also lay the Coyote
laimself.   ,, . ,
"The two'trudged up the-little slope,
nnd, Dubs .grasped the handle of the
I,demijohn, only to let it drop again arid
spring back quickly with Gay in his
arms,,for'be had caught sight of the
Coyote, and he was'smitten with a sudden desire to go home.,
tBut he saw^the Indian did not move,
and so be suddenly became ,very brave.
He was certainly sound'asleep and no
more to be' feared than,papa when he
lay on the lounge in his midday repose.
Then, too, Dubs wras quite sure he was
a "worky" Injun, like the'Yaquis. who
shoveled and  picked on  the railroad,
nnd so his mind became wholly at ease.
The  Coyote's  cartridge rbelt, ..which
had been* so loosely strapped, had fallen off and lay by his side.-There were
a hundred very interesting bits of brass
sticking /In  it.  and  the children''soon
had  the.se' scattered all'about'in  the
'sand'by the snoring Coyote".    In, the
scramble for her share of the innocent
toys Gay let, one, of, themdrop on the
Coyote's leg.1 Perhaps* the. moscalfs'in-^
.fiuence  was,-.on .the 'wane*,   for'a ���big*r
.brown knee���was thrust quickly up from,
the saud and'a big'brown hand clutched lhe ugly knife at the Coyote's side,
but'the hand fell'and, theA noble1 red
man snored on.1, '" '<,',,"   ,.
Dubs tried'on the cartridge belt and
became an  Indian, all'''but the indispensable .knife,  aud lie  concluded' to'
borrow that - from the* sleeper, whose,
fingers had lost their grip on the buck-
horn handle.    , "*~    " V       '     - .   4
, "It's1   bigger'n    mommie's    butcher
knife, ain't it', Gay ?"'the young savage
asked'as he giaspod tlie haudle of the
devilish looking liladc;.  "Now, you- tand.
over v,ere,' and I'll g6t''hind^viS'W0ck.
Ven you turn along,' I'll jump out and
kill you."              ,    '       -            - '(�����     -
Gay demurred.,''   ."  -ly               '   -������'
"Oh.   it's   on'y   make   b"'eve.     Vese
kind o' Injuns,don't kid nooody."* And
I     he, stuck a 'contemptuous finger toward,
.* (the innocent Coyote.   "It's on'y Paches
'at -kills,- ah', vey's  none  yound .here,
'mommie says.    I'm a 'Pache, so you
better look out."    '
It was a dubious sport for Gay, andv
when it*came-to the killing part she
screamed lustily.     . .
"You've woked him up an' 'poiled it
all,"' said Dubs in a tone of accusation.
"Now he'll want his knife."
^ Sure enough, the Coyote That Bites
dill shake his brown legs and arms
quite vigorously, but tho last two big
swallows of mescal held him down.
So, after turning over and burying his
hatchetlike face in the sand, he lay
quiet again.
When he had thus turned over, was
brought into view the rifle, which had
been concealed by his dirty blanket.
Dubs eyed the weapon wjth covetous
eyes. He could not withstand the temptation of feeling it all over, standing
it up on its butt and. trying to shoulder
���it, but this last feat he could hardly
accomplish. Just what it was that
kept his fingers offv the hammer and
trigger and prevented a sound that
would surely have brought the Coyote
to his feet with a yell, I am sure I'cannot tell, but Dubs played with that
fascinating weapon nearly an hour,
while Gay poured sand over the cartridges, hiding nearly all of them from
By this time the sun's rays were on
the long slant, and the children were
very hungry. By this time, too. the
Apache was growing restless, for the
mescal had nearly lost its grip upon
him. A train thundering by, or, much
less, a "swift" brushing against his
black foot, a spider dropping on his
leg. or even a big fly buzzing at his
ear���any of these would have set his
demon force into play again.
Bin the children could not wait for
such demonstrations as these, though
why it did not occur to Dubs-that the
Coyote's ear needed tickling with a
grease wood twig the Lord only knows.
The wind .was up. and the wires were
murmuring louder than ever. The wee
ones had sported in the black-shadows
long enough���had played with the fangs
of. the deadly serpent until they were
tired and their stomachs were empty.
. So they set off on a trot for home.
Just as they * turned the bend and
came in sight of the low-roof of the
station a^."dust devil" swept by the
rocks where lay the Coyote That Bites.
He jumped to his feet, grasped his
empty sheath, gave a mad whoop and
started about in feverish rage. There
was his knife, half covered by the
sand, and there was his rifle, far.from
his side. Here was the cartridge bell
empty, and all about him in the sand
were countless little footprints.
A bewildered look stole over his face,
but it passed away when his eyes .rested on the empty demijohn.    Tho ex
pression that replaced it was one of do-
moniacal ferocity, and ( the lust ot
slaughter lay heavily upon him. But
the cartridges���where were they? He
saw Gay's mound of sand and. kicking <
it, gave a grunt of delight to see th*
brazen capsules that were scattered'
right and left by his foot.   '.   _
He picked them all up. grunting over
each one/ Filling the belt and grasping
his rifle, he started, off in the direction
in which'the small footprints led. Like
a   bloodhound,   he   chased' along   the r ���
j track.    His eyes scanned the plain all
every turn, and his breath was hot and?    ,
strong.    But  when  he t-urned the big*
curve and saw the station" he knew that .
he was' late���too  late���and  he gave a
grunt of disgust and wasioff like'the
wind over a side'trail that-Iikl toward. ���
the sunset! .    .   ,'    o * !    ",
' In the low roofed station house the*
mother crooned to tired little Gay,'lying so soft and limp in.her arms'.    She-
looked out'over the desert/saw lhe sua- u
touching-the. tips of the solemn giant'
cacti with purple dots/ saw the "prickly;
pear   shrubs' lipid ing   their   gro.rsqne^ ^
arms above  the' great sweep' of'sand   ,'
That ran down to the low horizon and
felt the Inspiration of the scene,,as she   ' '
had often felt It.before, for the'desert-   -,'
has a beauty that'is'all its own.< "She,'' -%
knew that other women  in  the-great   ,",."
cities and "in  the 'cool,   green  valley* ;
might pity  her iri  that desolate' spot.,
but she felt that she needed .not their,
pity.    Dubs came and leaned his head-   . i
against her arm where she sat^ and lit-^',
tie Gay nestled down with a'tired sigh'^-^^
Yes, there was* much, she thought,,,<focvv,>f'""^
'which to be'thankful.       ' /y I, '^>y"'\"'!'
And in truth there was.
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-The human .animal flnds^'m'the'oppo*-.' ."'"''"V
.site sex the*-greater part of his and-her-'   r  f-
mental rlife/ The arts rose out of sex.- *"-.*.'/���
"When" man ceased to capture ^woman,. t ''
he?cut a reed ,and blew, a tune'to SviW    ' 5''f
���her. and it was notiuntil he "had-won,     .'  >.
her that'he began to take "an .interest1-., "''';*.."*
in 'the tune for its'own sake.    *   -       , <V * ���"���-> 1V'*
> jPhysical intimacies are but surfaco-, . V   i-
cmotions, forgotten as soon as they,.aro iv-  V*
satisfied/ whereas spiritual  intimacies,     ' \*:
live in the, heart./ They are part of our .'  V -
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whtit.your hoy^s tellin' you. elder.   'Jtick's^lly-yi,>~yy;*i fJ/l-l
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Sue���He said there was a Ore raging in
his breast. '' /* ^"    , '\
Belle���How. dangerous!
Sue���Dangerous.* --      * ���   .   v   .'
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Tbe llounfg of the Sea Devil.
You may find in the sea devil-a curious illustration of nature's system for'
adjusting reproduction. The cod lays
several hundred thousand eggs at in
spawning because nearly all of theco-i
must necessarily be lost while floating*:
on the waves and those .which hatch,
are mostly devoured. But the sea devil.,
which produces but a single young one-
at a time,,, rota ins the latter in its belly-
until the infant creature is from four
to six leet in length, so that when born
it is abie to take care of itself and,is iu
no danger of being destroyed.
Turning:  tbe  T:i.si,cl3.
"Turning the tassel" is an interesting;
part of the commencement exercises ar
'the Woman's college, Baltimore. All,
undergraduate's there wear the cap and
gow n, and the place of the tassel ou each
mortar board designates tho class of i;s.
wearer. ���
Beginning at the right hand corner oj?
the square top over which the tasseL
must hang in case of a freshman, each
of the other three corners indicates respectively tbe other three classes. Ac
the moment when the seniors tile back,
from receiving their diplomas every oilier member of-the student body pres'-iir
by one concerted movement turns lies-
tassel, thereby rn.cing Iipi- rank.
Unaccountable. '
3Iy wife is getting wrinkles fast, '
Which seems very queer to me, '
For bIio hasn't had a birthday L     '
Since eighteen ninety-three. ';
"Lctrnlizcd Lottery.
"Marriage," said Snooper, "is a lot.
tory."   /-        -'   ���.. ������: .     ���"���."������"��� ".
"And.a rich bride," added Swayback,
"is   a   capital    prize."-    ,���'/,..-.. ������
";- Scnretl.
When the Shamrock with-the.brcezca'
Is inclined to lightly flirt.
Then the,Yankee blood all frVezcs/,
And he hollers ere he's hurt
Street Car Conductor���So you thinK
��ou ought to ride for half fare.?
Little Edith���Yes, sir; I'm a twiOx.���'���
Wltb the Uwiial ApolofirJes.
Let the sheriff.nut do his duty,
And the mob that has come to slay
Will fold its tent like the Arab
And as silently sneak away
A  Happy "Medium. :
"Was their marriage a success?"
""���"���"Oh, yes; through it they both met
others -whom tbey really loved."
I :-~~t^r7^  w^j*"****'!^?^  I V  I  IJ *���������������.���������������  J r x_*  If .  Xi  I  \i  Is*  i:.-'  ii -  i������  i i  ��������� : i  l-i  pi  hi  l������.  TAK1NG.N0 chances.  Tbe   landlord's.   S^ire   Drill   Workei!  to Perfection.  "It happened last winter," said .Tones,  " "but  I  have never  before  been -able to  tell the story without getting unduly excited.   Business took me to a little country   town   in  the   interior   of  the   state,  where I was forced to pass the night at  the only hotel that the place boasted.   It  was a cold, stormy night, and I thanked  ,    my lucky stars that I did not have to be  out in. it.   Some time about midnight  I  was    awakened   by   some    one   yelling  'Fire!' at the top of his voice.   The bote!  was nothing more than a fire trap, a fact  that   I  had   fully   realized   when   I   had  j turned   in,  and  the cry  of   'Fire!'   sent  I my heart into my mouth., Hastily jump-  I ing out of bed  and  wittiout  waiting to  I dress  myself,  1  seized  what  clothing  I  j could   in   one   hasty   clutch   and   rushed  j outdoors   and   joined   tho   guests   who  ; were already there clustered together in  i a sliivering group.  I" "'They're Jail out, dad!' yelled the  j landlord's son, who was standing at tho  j door, as another half dressed guest rush-  j ed out.  I    " 'Confound them,' grumbled the land-  ������lord, 'they ought to do better than that. -  j They're  three minutes  behind   the   rec-  ' ord.' o    ',  j    " 'Where is tho Ore?' I asked.  " 'There  ain't   no   fire,'   he"' answered,  i closing   tl;e   watch   that   ho ' had   been'  holding in his hand.  ' 'Taiu't nothing, but  a fire drilh' ��������� , ,  " 'You old fool,' I shouted,, 'do you.  mean to say that you have routed us' out  on a night like this on a false alarm?'  " 'That's all right,' he 'answered. 'I  had a guest burned up once in a fire, an''  he owed me $1.15. an' I ain't takin' any  more chances than I have to. ' People  ��������� what put up with me has got to learn-to  jump when the alarm is given!"���������Detroit  'Free Press.        , '���������      . ' . ,  Only When He Talked.  Jim Hopkins was' in towtr one day recently and incidentally told a story about  Bill Sawyer, who lives in his community.  Bill is a good natured fellow and has a  strong vein of humor in his composition,  but he stammers so that it -is almost  painful to hear him attempt to say any-  ^ thing. Bill was talking to a< woman the  1 other day with wIiout he was only slightly acquainted, and, being somewhat embarrassed. ,he stammered more than usual, whereupon 'the lady exclaimed, "My  goodness, Mr. Sawyer, do you alwajs  stutter like that?" "N-n-n-n-no," replied'  Sawyer,, "only "whTwIi-when I t-t-t-t-t-  "talk." .      J ���������  ,    u '  Friends r?o Ijonprer.  ? They weie good friends," but they are  so, no longer. It all c\u.u- about throunh  a ,mistake. One ot the women had an  old fashioned,harp winch had been hand-  'ed  down'from  her ancestors.-and.  meet-'  ing a friend one <mj, th������ latter asked:  "Have   you   got   that   old   lyre   in .the  hou^e yet?" - . . ������  "  '"I'll have yon know that I do not consider that a-respectful way to speak 'of r  , my husband "  Explanations   have   never   been   s  ufli-  ch nt      to     heal  Statesman.    .  the    bieach.���������Yunkers  Georpjia BInnriHce Sotlce.  This uukiue uiuiriage notice 'trom a  rural exc-lumgu:  "Uncle Davy Sprawls, a^ed ninety, wii* married to Aunt Sally IJiy-  ' gers, aged seventy, on Wednes'hiy  evening last. They left for their  ho:i.-.T. moon in nn oj. c-:i'-ti -onn alter the ceremony. We \. it-,1. the happy  couple a* long lii'e of joy ;vi 1 luii/pini"*.*..  No card*-, although ue have a job oiliec  and olfx-rod to prim l'ir:.i cheap tor  cash."���������Atlanta Go:i>*tituti.-n.  the  the  she  Wl.cn'the  "x-Yosssen  n-rajle.  : The witness was just gettin;, to  thr.ll'ng pait of tLe stoty when  judge intemiptod.  "Theie*ai-e   extranoons   matters,"      said, "that are di.sli acting the attent.ou  of the court : n-.l prever.tiug her .ioci  giving the evidence proper consideia-  tiou. We will take a i ecess of lil'teeu  minutes in Older that the court may .retire and find out whether her ba.-k hair  is really coming dov.-u."���������Chicago I'obL.  The Dc-nr Tliln^a.  Uncle George,���������IJannah, "vi hp is it you  always keep that pailor window curtain  down ? ���������  Hannah���������To keep the sun from fading  the carpet, of course. *.  Uncle George--U'lt you keep the car-  pot covered with malting.  Hannah���������Oh. well, that is only to prevent the carpet from being worn threadbare.���������Boston T: an script.  Her  Cr.leninl ion.  "He told me that 1 was one woman in  a thousand," said the lady who had  caused  her Lm-band's a nest for bigamy.  "And." she continued, while u biiter  Fniile wandeie'l tu-ioss her (ace, "from  the .way the returns are coming, in. I am  inclined to think th.it he was literally  and mathematically correct."���������Baltimore  American.  Perhaps  lie Wan  Kli'jtg'ht.  "Darwin's theory must be correct," remarked Mrs. ���������Rnpeck as. she stopped in  front of the monkey cage. "These little  fellows certniu|.y have many actions in  common 'with 'human beings." '���������������������������  "Pshaw!" exclaim cul IDnpeck. "A monkey, my dear, is .no more human than I  am."���������Chicago News.  Piscatorial. /.  "Would you say that our friend ' belongs, to the codfish .aristocracy?"  "No," answered .Miss Cayenne. "His  social pretentions may be a bit fishy, hut  any one .who can make as big a splash  as Iu- has caused is really entitled to be  considered a  whale."���������Washington Star.  Sm?.Px1iii./������ Still  Lacking.  "T.hx-x-e benches built for two do not  sevr.'i to attract you and Harold to the  park.".   !      . .  '.;. !:t> girl biiudiod prettily.  "At iKif.'t'," tlie said, "we can occupy a  chair that was built for one."���������Chicago,  Post.  '-    v    "������  A PH>   J  Asthmalene Brings. Instant Relief and Permanent  Cure in .All Crises. v  SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE~0N_RECE1PT OF POSTAL.  Write*Your Name and Address Plainly.-     ���������';  , There is. nothing like. 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My \<-.ife commenced laknij! it about the hrst of  ^Novfnlbe'r., T very soon noticed a radical improvement ' Aster uting oue bottle her  Asthma has *Ji--aDpeared aod(she is entirely fre^ from all symptoms. * I ecl.that I can con-  yis-entlv recommend the medicine to all wh>> are afflicted with this disires-xina: disease.   " - '  ' " .     Youis respectfully,      - - O. D. PHELPS, M.D.  ]       ' ,   i{ . '  Dn. Tafi' Biios  "Medicine Co.   ,, '        \ ' feb.'5.1.1901.,  Gen-jietfien:    I was u'oubled with Asthma for_ 22 years.    I  have  tried   r-uineroua   n'eme-  dies. but t,he_y have all failed.    I ran acioss yoi'v- advertisement and   &lartt-(!   with   a   trial  bottle.    I fouin' relief at onco.    I have .-Hitjce purchased your full-size ' bot;rle,   and   I   am  .f-ver -^ratefn .   ,1 have family of fi-ur cbildien, and f. r &ix yeats was unable to work.    I am  liuw in the best of healr.h and doin^ buaiaess eveiy.day.    Tnic testimony yr u_)cau make use  of as you tee lit.    ���������  llume address, 235 RiviDgton Street.  S  RAPDUAEL,,_ ;< '  G7'E,t.st 129tn'St., "New Y rk City,-  TRIAL TiOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT  OF POSTAL.  '   '   :,  , Do noli delay.    Write at once, addressing DR. TAFT~ BROS.   MEDICINE .CO ,   -  E st'130ch'St., New York City. - '    . ,"*"* \r  ,    .^ SOLD .BY ALL DRUGGISTS.    J ���������  *������    . ' -!i *   <  '    ��������� A   Model  .TTanitor.  I.ady���������Whore  is   the   agent   for  these  flats?       !,     ' o  Man   at   Door���������I   can,_.rent   the   flats,  mnm.  "Are the rents reasonable?"  "Yes, mnm."  "What sort of a janitor have you?"  "A very good ono, mum."  "Is he polite and attentive?"  "Yes. mnm."  "Honest V"  "Yes, mum."        l    r  "Doesn't he erer steal from tho mar-  kit baskets ot" the tenants?"  ii*.  M  ".Never, mum.  "He's a Rood Christian man. is ho?"  "Yes, mum.   A nciilor, more attentive,  '  honester  or  more   Christian   man   never  In (Ml, mum." I  "I'm   delighted   to   hear  that.    Where  is he now?"  "I'm'him, mum."���������New York Tribune.  Good CiiQNe For Dopressix.w.  "Why does Gabbint,ton j,o mound with  such a dejected air lately? For two or  tlxrco months atter his marriaijo you  would have thought ho ov/ned the enith.  He seemed ail .puffed up. Now ho skulks  around like a fellow that didn't moio  than balf believe he had a right to remain on earth. I never saw such a  change. Do you know what's gouo  wrong?"  "Yei*. His wifo got mad ono day and  told him she rnanied him because his  name is Kenneth, that having been the  name of her brave youusj lover who fell  in the Philippines."���������Chicago Reeord-  Ilorald.   A Nice Man.  "Supposing." said Mr. Sinus Barker  during a pleasure trip on an excursion  boat, "that I wore to fall overboard,  what would you do?"  "Oh," exclaimed Mrs. Barker, with a  gasp, "I'.d cry my eyes out."  "1 knew it. That's just like a woman.  Always looking for a way to.make matters worse. Can't you seo that crying  wouldn't do the slightest'good and that,  it would only make tho water that much  deeper?"���������Washington Star...'  Espmait i ,Nanaimo. If  -i,  "-^o^^vi ,*  i\^^cii!.^j&y'frwy-y^-riy^. \  ~'~-N^x:������xr-3_Jj_^������x^x,,ll_^5^_vjji.-*_.  ' -��������� ' 4nz.*=_,^x^ >'*^.*.*- .. ^ .     ^7������.rJ,i-1,.���������*x.JTJl*     * .J.  \ i  ���������T-    r/  Steamship Schedule Effective September 80th; 1901  NANAIMO-COMOX  ROUTE.  S. S.,"City of< Nanaimo.'  Sails from Nanaimo. for Union  Wharf, Cotuc-x and Way ports on  Wednesdays at 7 a. rn.  Sails from Comox and Union  wharf for Nanaimo and v\ay   ports  Thursdays at 8 a. m.  Cots ������. it ions   Fixvored.  ; "Kissing goes by favor," he remarked  dreamily, as if the quotation had occurred to him, casually, without any relationship to tho time and its surroundings. ' '..'''���������  "Oh, I don't know," she replied, witir  seeming   eo.ual   unconsciousness   of   the  import' of her remark.   "I guess it sometimes    happens    that   "when    conditions  favor kissing don't go by." .  And it didn't.���������Richmoud Dispatch.  . MSspJiiced   Confidence.  '  Smith���������I've got a good joke on Short.  Jones���������Is that so?  Smith���������Yes. He asked me to exchange  checks with him for a few days. I did  so, and his check turned out to be no  good.  Jones���������Why, according to that, tho  joke is on you.  Smith���������Oh; no, it isn't. You see," my  check was also worthless. ��������� Chicago  News. ��������� . -    !'s. s.   THISTLE/'  *��������� .  Sails from Nanaimo for Union  wharf and Cora ox direct on Thursdays at 10 a. m.  Sails from Comox and Union  wharf for Nariaimo direct on Friday  at ,6 p.m. ���������      ...���������������������������.  . GEO. "L. COUBT2TBY,  Traffic- Manager  tmtuai^mmntL'm.raBftrarmrtMurmizazje.  Black Diamond Inrsery  QUARTER WAY,Wellington Road  MTOHBBSOI;..������������������&  FJESY,  20,000 "Fruit Trees to choose from.  Xargo Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Shrubs and Everg-aeens.  Small Fruits   in.  ^Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended to.  sl2to P. O. BOX,  190.  Ppp^h IvAfipp Rppp TIfE BEST '���������'������������������  r   I   L.x_i(!    UDLjL!      Ui_ill    JN 'THE PROVINCE  STEAM^   Beer,   Ale,'  and-   Porter. ' ' ".   : 1���������.  i  A reward of $-5.00 will he paid for information   leading , to  conviction of  persons witholding or destroying' any . kegs  belonging' to  this 'comjiaiiy  , "H,ENMY "ME IF EL,-  Managei  TO THE "DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Arufcial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Insti-  'tute, so that deaf peoi^le unablfs to  proeme the Ear Dtums may have  them fiee Address No, 14517  Tho Nicholson 'Institute,  Eighth Avenue,  New York, UiS.A  ^      ^������������C*j   ',  '  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PJ������JVI"NCIAL  .      -   "     REVENUE TAX.  SMOKE3  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  , O X C3" -A. lE^ S  *Thc Best, in  R C.   and-made  by Union Labor in  Wif   /it   iM&  ������ioncev Oiaar factory  Vancouver,B. G.  tvra-Ai ^aMvemraxrvxAst^,  *o^^xUxj������iwww-*r������������������-^Drfi^ff������"i\ft^^JWfc.*^-cc������     /  "1  LA  I  Two, very desirable  zi-Roomed Cottages in  the best resid ential part  of Gumberland.  "O ~-  XJcll-  gams.  Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at  *5. *   THIS'GFPiCE.  WANTED   ���������   .:���������������������������  j',. ...      .���������   .   ��������� ���������.".������������������'  All kinds; plain sewing. Work  promptly attended to. Apply, to  MISS OLSE'N, at Mrs  R   Grant's-  Oojiox DlSTIUCT.  o  NOTICE ia heieby givun, in accordnuce  with tlie Statutes, , that Provincial  ltov.inue Txix.'and all taxes levied under  lhe Assessoieoi; Act, are now due for the  year 1901. * Ah tiie-above-named taxes col-  780 ��������� lectible within the Comox District are payable at my oliice. at the Court House Cum-"  beriaod. - Assessed taxes are collectible< at  the following rates, viz:��������� .       ,  If pad on or beiore June 30th, 1901:���������  ^      Thre6x.ii.fths ot one   per   cent,   on  real  property.  'lV/o   <md   one-half   per   cent,  on  assessed  value of wild land,*    ��������� >  One-half of one percent,   on   personal property. *  Upon *uch.excess of income���������    .    _        _  CIjASS  A.���������On one thousand dollarsand not ,  exceudirg ten thousand dollars,   one   per  cont.   up   lo five t'lousaiid  dollars,   and  two ppr cent, on the remainder":  Class "B ���������On ien'thousand dollars, and not  exevxduig twenty  thousand  dollars.^ one  and one-li.ilf per cent, up,to ten thousand ���������  dollars, and cwo and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class (\���������L)u twenty thousand dollars,-and  not oxCx-eiliny tony thousaLd dollars, two  and one half per cent, up totv.eusy thousand dollars, arid thiee   per  cent,   on   the  rtjni.nncier :  j  Cla.-sS D.���������On all other*; in excess   of forty  trousand dollars, three per   cent. ' up   to  I      forty th.iusai.d   dollar.,   and   three   and  i      one-half per cent, on the ri'inoindnr.'  J  If paid ou or if fer ist July, 1901:���������  I   fi'our-iifths: ot one per cont. om.\>- property.  Three per cent,   on the   asstss. d   value   of  ; wild laud. ;  Three-quarters.of one per cent... on pereonal  '.'. proper t'y....;'. ...   .".,.'      ' .  ;   '". ' , ','  On so much of the income of any person'  as  ".- ' eyceeds one thousand dollais,   ini  accord-"  an co with   the following  classifications;  .  : xapon  such  excess   the   rates    shall  'be, ff  . ..���������.uauiP-ly���������:���������-   ���������.--���������   ������������������'������������������ -.-.'������������������': :'1:.: :-\   ''������������������)'���������  .''Class. A ���������On one thousand dollars, and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars,   one . and  ... one-halt, per   cent. : up  to fiye  thousand..;  opilars,tand two and'  one-half  per  cent.,  on,tlie remainder : * " .'���������'  Class B���������-On ten thousand dollars, and not  ."exceeding twenty thousand  dollars, .twov  per cent, up to ten thousand dollars,   and  three per cent, on tbe remainder: .-.  Class C7.���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not' exceeding   forty   thousand, dollars,  three per   cent,  up  to  twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per  cent,  on rhe remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of  forty    '  thouaand dollars, thr.e and   one-half  per  cent, up to forty thousand   dollars,   and !  f oiir per 'cent on the  remainder.     '''���������'��������� ���������-���������'���������'  Provincial Revenue Tax  SsS pur capita.  ���������JOH-N.BAlR.pi.'....  i;, , Assessor and. Collector.  Cumberland,,B. 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NEWS OFFICE. Lx������5,^.,^  ^&^s^s^^^I^^^^^I^^u^^^^^^^SbSmSSSSSSSSi  o  FROM  RAIN  IN  THE WOODS.  I! *.  J'v  I"  J I"  I?-1"  Ii;  J "f '���������  |.'i  When on the leaves the rain insists,  And every gust brings showers down;  When all the woodland smokes with misti,  1 take the old road out of tov/n  Into the hills through which it twista.  I find the vale where catnip grows,  Where boneset blooms, with wetness bowed���������  Tlie -vale through which the red creek flows  Turpid with hill washed clay and loud  ' Ab some strange horn a wildman blows.  Like knots upon the gray barked trees  The lichen colored moths are piessed,  And, wetlged in hollow blooms, the bees   "  Seem clotted pollen; in its nest  The hornet creeps and lies at ease.  Tlie butterfly and forest bird  '     Are huddled on the 'same gnarled bough  From which, like some rain voweled word  .That dampness hoarsely'Utters now.  The tiee toad's voice is vaguely heard.   ,i  I crouch ond listen, and again "'' '  The woods aio filled for me with fom������;  Weird, elfin shapes in train" on train ,  Arise, and now 1 feel' the arms  Around me of the wraiths of rain.  O wraiths of rain!   O trailing mi3t!  Still fold me, hold mc and pursue!  Btill let my lips by yours be_kissed!  . Still draw me with your hands of dew  Unto the trvst, the dripping,tryst!  ���������Madison Cawcin in Atlantic.  O*O*0*0*0"-O-"0O*O*0*0*0*0*0  xV  6  6  *  6  i  6  ���������  WHAT MRS.  JOHNNIE DID  o '������������������O'x������,o,*������-0x������-o������������,o,������'0 ������������������������������������������������������������������Oix������������o,������*o������������,o":������-b  "Whatever , you do, don't .take tbe  12:10," Torn bad said when at breakfast Mrs. Johnnie declared her inlen-  t *���������        '  lion of running up to town;  "It's slow  r   and' awfully Gusty and there's general-  .    ly a rowdy crowd aboard. Wait for tbe  2:05 express.". ,    ' t.  But no sooner had Torn taken his de-  '    parture than Mrs. Johnnie decided to  '"- do-nothing of tbe sort.  She was a bus-(  'tling little body, forever on the go, and  when once an.idea crept into that clev-^  er little head "of hers she .was vnclined  ,,    to carry It .through to a finish in her  own particular way. /   >  Consequently Mrs: Johnnie did take  the 12:10 local,- and. within  five min-  , utes' time ��������� she was wishing devoutly  * ^that'she had followed Tom's advice, for  it was1'hot and dusty, and'they were  '    crawling along at a snail's pace, and  'there were some rough looking customers on board, and���������well, oh, dear! After  - all," Tom did' know"what he was talking about occasionally, x,  At the far end of the "car a young woman was sitting.  She looked so young  c that one might almost have1 called her  v   a .child in spite of the fact that her  pretty brown hair was twisted up on  the top of her head in a vain imitation  of the latest fashion and tbe (to Mrs.  Johnnie)r most atrocious fact that her  cheeks were covered w7ith rouge.  Mrs. Johnnie gathered her belongings  ' together and set out to take possession  of the seat'just Jn front of the young  girl, and then, half turning, she scrutinized the young woman at.her leisure.  She could do so without rudeness, for  'the girl was gazing out of the window,  and   her  thoughts   seemed   to" be  far  away. "It's a sweet little face," thought  Mrs. Johnnie, "and I don't care if it is  painted it's innocent and trustful.  Her  dress fits her abominably, but she has  a glorious pair of eyes.   She's a positive anomaly.   I'm going to introduce  myself."  The girl turned her head just at that  moment, and as their eyes met both of  them smiled, and each perceived for  the first time'that the other wore the  little silver Maltese cross of the King's  Daughters. They needed no introduction after that.   Mrs. Johnnie moved  * Into the seat with her, and they wero  soon the best of friends. It did not  take Mrs. Johnnie very long to gain  the particulars of her story. She had  never been to the city before, she said;  Indeed, except for some little .excursion now and then, she had never left  her home, which was in a little village  on the coast of Long Island. She was  bo glad to have some one to talk to, for  of course she was feeling a bit lonely.  Then she told Mrs. Johnnie that her  name was Daisy���������Daisy Hope���������and  that she was an orphan with just one  sister. Her name was Sophie, and she  was married now. They had always  been the very best of friends���������she and  Sophie���������until Dan Hackett came along.  Nowadays,   she   added   with   a   sigh,  ! Sophie bad eyes for no one but Dan.  "But 1 shan't mind it so much now,"  Bhe  added,   suddenly   brightening   up  again,, "now that I'm going to be married .too." ' .  '"Married!"  exclaimed  Mrs.  Johnnie  in astonishment.    "You don't mean to  tell me so!   When is it coming.off, and  What's his name?"  "Yes, we're going to be married right  away���������Jack and me. This isn't very  much of a trousseau, is it?" she added.  With an expressive gesture toward her  old fashioned carpetbag and two paper  parcels. "But Jack said that wouldn't  matter. He could fix me up when I  came to town. He told me in his letter  not to bring anything alorig; my country dresses would never do for New  "York, he said. So I've left them all at  home there, hanging up in my closet���������  all except my new pink one I got at  (Easter. It's so pretty I couldn't bear  to leave that behind. I guess it Will do  for the mornings, now and then.  "But wasn't it awfully good of Jack,  though?  He sent me this dress to wear  on tbe way up and this diamond,"  pointing to a huge brooch that sparkled  at her throat, but which Mrs. Johnnie's  eyes pronounced to be very bad paste.  "And there was a box of complexion  salve he sent me too. I've put some of  it on just to please him, but I,can't say  that I like it' very much. It itches so  and feels horrid.", Do all ladies paint In  New York?"  At another time Mrs. Johnnie would  have burst out laughing, but just at  present matters were taking too serious  a turn. Mrs. Johnnie was beginning to  wonder very much.  "But when are you to De married, my  dear?" she asked' hastily. , "You' have  not answered my question yet. And  what does Sophie say? For, of course,'  you've told her'all about it."  The girl hung her head, and MrB.  Johnnie could see her blushes even In  spite of'the rouge.  "You see, it's this way: Jack bates a  fuss and all that. He said for us^to get  married first and then let Sophie know.  That was'the hardest thing I had'to do  ���������leaving her without a word of good-  by. But Jack knows best, I suppose.  Only I wish"���������  "Excuse me, Daisy, you mustn't think;  me impertinent for asking- ail these  questions, my dear. < Is Jack going to  meet you at the station?"  ������������������"Well, no, not exactly.   He's bo busy  at this time of day, you know.   That's  one reason why he sent tho dress and  -things.   He said in' his letter that he  had shown them to a lady friend of his.  She's to'meet mo'at the ferry and take  charge otme till he comes."  - ','Oh!   And how,long did you say you  have known a���������a���������Jack?"  ,    The girl hung her head again., "I saw  him   first  about six  weeks ago.    He  came down on ono of the yachts.j He  came down-twice on Sunday after that,  and he's written ever so often."  Mrs. Johnnie .laid her hand tenderly  upon 'the young girl's arm. "And do  you really think, my dear Daisy, that  you know him well enough to marry  him? Wouldn't,it be wiser to wait a  bit and take your'sister into your .confidence ? ' Why not ask Jack to .wait a  year for you and then see how matters  stand? He'll wait for you gladly  enough if he's really in earnest.''  "Why, should I keep him waiting?"*  she answered: "lie loves me,,, Isn't  that enough? I love and trust him  entirely, and he docs the.same by me?  Isn't that,enough?" '  Mrs., Johnnie did not answer for n  moment.' Her lips were pressed tightly  together, for,- to1 tell the'truth, Mrs.  Johnnie was making -up her mind to  adopt a desperate'measure. This'.car  half full of men was certainly no place  for a. scene,'and-Mrs. Johnnie began to  realize that if she proceeded to do 'her  duty by .this little girl a scene was  bound to come. The train was just  slowing up for a moment at a ^little  wayside station.  "Well, my dear, I hope sincerely that  you will find it ist enough," she said.  'as she kissed him. "Just thank God  that I took the 12:10."  fTihite Lies.  , One' would hardly dare^ to*ask -a  friend to dine in so many words, cays  a writer in Thev Spectator, if it were  not permissible for him to make the  false,reply that he was sorry he was  ' engaged and could not come.' , ,   '  Ordinary social intercourse, instead  of becoming more direct, would have  to be carried ���������on by an elabprate system of hints;'otherwise society would  become, metaphorically , speaking, a  "bear garde* in w;hich sensitive persons  would be battered to death. It would  be-impossible to get used to being told  "I do not like you, and your friends  bore me," or "I could come quite easily, but I do not care to Identify myself  with the very second rate people  among whom you live." '      / '  Neither could we improve matters,by  reversing the ordinary procedure and  allowing the guests to. invite" themselves.    <���������,.,.      . ' '���������', '  The rebuff of being refused hospitality would be almost unbearable.   women '��������� have fled from the .villages  around into a remote district, whore  they live-singly in holes dug out of  the face of the-hill., They lead a life  of fasting, 'and_ prayer, and telieve  themselves called from the world,  which they think) is shortly about  to perish in a general conflagration.  The ''Blessed Mother" has "ten wjise  virgin's" as a sort of bodyguard,  and the sect believes that ti ese 31  women are possessed of miraculous  powers.  ~."r  QUEER ENGLISH CHAPEL,  . , , i  r   ' '  a  Built in the Farm of ������ Coflln, to Kemiui.  Members,of tho Oonfyre-jation  That  Xl>x������3   A:h  .Jut Uuut. '  The ,,Baptist' " chapel at Fressing-  fleld, Suffolk, is probably onc'oi' the  most curious places sof worship to  be found ,in .IOngland, its design re--  sembling'tho sl*ape of a coflin. ' as  shown . in' tho accompanying'.photograph.,     - <  Its origin i^'.r.ot the outcome'of  an accidental freak on' tlie, part of  the builder, the'structure being expressly planned  on these" lines   by -a  AN IMPERIAL FAMILY.,  Emperor of* Japan,   the   Empress, Crown  Prince and Wife and Some of the  Emperor's Other Children.  The latest authorized photogmph  of the Japanese Imperial familv, reproduced in the accompanying illustration, shows not only the Emper-  _or,' Empress and heir apparent ' and  ' his bride, but four princesses! daughters' of Mine. So'no Yoshiko, a member of the Imperial h arena._   The Em-  ���������Washington Star.  Then, springing -up suddenly, sho  grasped the carpetbag and her own belongings.  "Hurry up, my child"' she exclaimed,  giving the girl a little push. "Here's  where we change cars, you know. Come  along!"  "But I thought this train"��������� .  "Now, my dear, that's just what you  mustn't do. Don't think, but follow  my instructions."  Eefore the girl had realized what she  was doing Mrs. Johnnie had bundled  her out on to the station platform.  The train moved slowly out. Mrs.  Johnnie watched it disappear with a  sigh of relief, and then she turned to  the bewildered girl and spoke to her  very gently:  "Let us walk over to the little hotel,  Daisy. We shall have to wait there  half an hour. Terhaps we can secure  a room there, for I want to have a little  talk with you."  In speaking of it afterward Mrs.  Johnnie always declared that to her  the walk from the station to the hotel  was by far the saddest part of all that  day's ordeal. It was then that the magnitude of the work she had to do dawned upon her for tho first time. Before  they two should be standing on that  platform again Jack, the young girl's  idol, must be shattered and thrown  from its pedestal. To Mrs. Johnnie  '.���������.fell'-���������the, task of displaying him in his  true colors, and, though it was a task  which she shrank instinctively from in  perspective, when the time came Mrs.  Johnnie was not found wanting. She  never told any one���������not even Tom���������  the particulars of what occurred in  that little room, but when the train  from New York came rushing along  half an hour later the semaphore was  hoisted as a signal to stop and the two  women stepped silently on board.  Both of them had tear stained faces,  but there was-no rouge on the young  girl's face now. Her hair.hung simply  down her back, and she wore her pretty pink dress. That night, when Mrs.  Johnnie reached her own home, after  quite a long combat with sister Sophie,  Tom was told just as many of the particulars as Mrs. Johnnie thought fit.  When she had finished, he w:as silent  for a moment or two/while he exhausted his stock of anathemas upon Jack.  Then, turning his attention to the woman in the case, he exclaimed, "Well, of  all the little fools"���������  But Mrs.  Johnnie  interrupted  him  suddenly.  "Don't call her that, dear," she added  J38 Polaris as <i Trip'*' star.' '       '  x A recent bulletin of the Lick observatory .^confirms an earlier announcement ' that Polaris is; a triple  'starvr The 'bright star���������the north  star���������moves about the centre of mass  of itself and a dark companion' star  in. three-days 23 -hours 14 minutes.  These two- stars also move-slowly  around'a third dark star in,a��������� long  Period. .'      < ' , '-  ,  '                                  r      i  X  ,             '  _^  J   J  I  r         "           I  _K/    i     . 1*4^.   '            ' ^^  Vl  ���������  ___.       1-  ������*rf  liW^^^EgR  ulMt  ^^jMj_g������ ���������'   ��������� *  ^^^^*r  t  THK IMPKlilAL I-AM11A" OK JAfAX,      ,  1 ( ���������"  pros'--  Ilaruko has  no\el.ildrcn,i      tha'*  crown  prince "and heir to  the throne '  himself being, a son of Mme. * Yanagi-',  wara  Aiko, another concubine.       He ' <  was  born'in   1S79, ,ten years   /after-'  the     marriage of the Emperor     arid",  Empress.     The  Crown Prince"   Yoshi >  Hito  married the Princess -    Sadako  May 10. 1900,.. and .the two are pop-  . ular with the "  Japanese,  as are-the..  Emperor and Empress.   ���������."    '   ,      '","���������'.  LITERATURE IN GREAT BRITAIN."  Liookc Suspicions.  b'it a sign or is it not,  *��������� * ���������  "  Androne that .needs attention due,  That when the "cashier buys a yacht  lie means to be a skipper to&?  Correct.  >      <���������  Hungry,^Hawkins���������What is a floating  debt,"Tommy?  Tommy Tatters���������A steamboat with a  mortgage on it '     , ,  May- IIeuRnnnlngr Bills.  There's, many a "deep ^deception in  This world and its*affairs,   l   ���������    >���������  And'it isn't safe to judge a man  ,13y the clothes his darling'wears.  l.-rviiSsixorii:LO chapel.  former*pastor-.'of ^tlie place, who. de-  .sired that, the' chapel should he'eroct-  ed in the form of. az-co-ffm in" order  that the worshipers- and public generally' might be "reminded of* their  latter end. _* ,-    t  That the wish of tho designer hap  been fulfilled is clearly evidenced by  the name sof "the coilm chapel" being- applied to it,' by which cognomen the building is known locally,  and as sucti attracts the attention of  all strangers who visit the pleasant  Suffolk vjllage in which it stands.  The gruesome-looking,'building is  visited by hundreds of people every  week and opinions upon it are various.  The Personal Argument.  "Do you think the,, world is growing  better, George?" '   ' *,J*; ,   "     *  ;   "Do I understand that you want me to  decide whether I am a!" better man' than  my father or not?? \   ,      f -  .  "How funny!" . ,\ V .' ������������������"  v "Oh, I don't-know.- Are you. a better  woman than your mother?"      - -   ~  "Why, of course not.' How absurd!?  ."Then how do you expect the world- to  grow   better   when  you   fail- to "help   it  along?"  "George, you are very rude."       *   r  Queen Victoria's Diroct  H.-irs.  Queen Victoria had seventy-four  direct heir:*;, and when the revenues  of her estate are distributed among  them no one will receive a very  large amount, although she was a  very rich woman. She had nine  children, of whom "six survive; forty  grandchildren, of whom' thirty-one  survive; and thirty-seven' greatgrandchildren, all of whom survive,  making eighty-six in all, of whom  seventy-four survive. Of the greatgrandchildren twenty-two are boys  and fifteen are girls. Six are grandchildren of the present King, eighteen arc grandchildren of the late  Empress l-Ycderick, eleven are  grandchildren,- of the late "Princess  Alice, and &1X grandchildren of the  late Duke of Saxc-Coburg. This  would appear to make a total of  forty-oncj but several are grandchildren of two of the late Queen's  children. Eight of them are direct  heirs to the different thrones of  Europe, and there are enough remaining to rule the rest of Lhe kingdoms of the world. Several of-.them  will  no doubt reach thrones.  Tlie civil list also, contains an allowance of xKOO,0Ob''f6r the Duke of  Cornwall and " ������90,000 'for each of  his sisters, the Duchess of Fife, the  Princess Charles, of Denmark and the  princess Victoria. The'Duke receives  about $310,000 a year from the  revenues of .Cornwall, which-makes  his income $-110,000.' Bis Wife has  an allowance of $50,000. The allowances to the. King's brothers and  sisters are as follows: Duke of  Cpnnaught, $125,000; Empress Frederick. ������40,000; Princess Christian,  $30,000; Princess Louise, $30,000;  Princess Beatrice, ������30,000; Duchess  .of. Albany, ������30,000; Duchess of Co-  burg, ������30,000.  Parliament made grants in lump  sums ���������'as wedding, gifts to the Queen's  children and grandchildren when they  were married, of which the total will  probably reach  ������1,000,000.  Didn't Get Her Money's Worth.  Clara���������Why, Ethel, what makes you so  blue?  Ethel���������That fortune teller told me ���������!���������  would be married twice, and she told  Edna she would have three husbands,  and to think I paid for having both our  fortunes told!- ~ N  . Spunky. c  The    "Lawyer ��������� The    precedents    nro  against you, madam.  The Lady���������Well, sue them, too, then. -  It is a question which causes a mother  the more worry: A boy so sick that ht .������  good,  or so thoroughly  well  that he io  "Well,  man."  Here He Is.  I've   just   seen  the   meanest  "What did he do?"  "He got a half fare ticket to Buffalo  about a month ago, aud now he's kicUin?  because the railroad companies have reduced the rate so that everybody else can  go for just about what it cost hiin."--  Chicago Record-Herald.  Polite  Request.  Adsious Father (from lob of stairs)���������  Say, Mary Jane!  Mary Jane���������Yes, papa.  Anxious Father���������Is it 11 o'clock yet?  Mary Jane���������Yes. papa.  Anxious Father���������Well, give tho j-ouiif  man my compliments ancl ask him t������  kindly close the front door from the out  side.���������Chicago News.  A Wise Precaution.  Women Hermits in Russia.  Among the villagers on the Volga  in the Province of Samara a curious sect of women has made its appearance. It was originated by. an  elderly peasant woman in Soznova,  called  the   "Blessed   Mother."   These  Ui.kyai-xl Kipliii-; Takes Hss li-sading-Pub- ,���������      ���������'  "   , . lie Into His < onfiilciice. .  1   Mr.' Kipling has been taking ,   thep  public into' his confidence'as ������tb ,-liis . '  -literary methods ���������.'quite "a-h'.unusual,. >t    f  ahing with' him:  "Kim" has appeared",. ���������-*  in   book  form  after, its, serial" career,  in   Cassel's  Magazine, ��������� and  with*.;:,, it  *' ._  comes the statement that, the _ author ���������      ���������:  ,wrote, some' sections* of/it more' than       .  twelve    "times.     He began the book  "more     than-- '.eight years ago ��������� the    --    *  journeys !,of Ivinii describing many   of  ~f,'  -his * own1 experiences.,   It is "also f as- **  sorted, that the close of the tale    'is,r  transferred from actual, life.    ��������� '��������� Tlie . ,.'  point emphasized; however^   'is--"the  infinite, pains   Kipling   bestows'upon  'all  he*" docs. ,     -'  ,   _. ������������������' ���������   ' ���������  .Clement*" Scott,     London's    ,.oldest ' ,  dramatic*" critic,   who   is'now. chiefly i  concerned "with   tho, fortunes--of;' his ���������   ^ f  publication, Free Lance,."lias publish-- '- --  ed the'first-birthday number. All dis-'       ~(  mal .prophecy has been put to    con-     * ,'  fusion by the success of the, venture.  '"* f  When*Scott began, with it his enemies'.-." -"  ���������and    they ,  arc a legion���������said .'it  would'not livel'.a month.'    Nor would,',"*  'it,' if they could have had "their way. ,  ���������/  "Cut* Clement as a great Scott. ���������,      -   'f  -  ..American;'admirers* of Mrs." ALher-  ton -   have--enjoyed  her  explanation,3",     l  which  she sends-to -The-Westminster     ,    .  Gazette.   >' of  tho anonymous appear-     ".  '  ance-    of     the     noyel,   '.'The"    "Aris-' *,'-  tocrats." _ She says-many  American''  critics had  "abused" everything   she  had ever written over her own name,  and she conceived the,idea of testing  them with material of the same sort  anonymously As  an  afterthought  she wrote "several of the most shocking things I could concoct." What  happened? To her delight ancl amusement many who had steadily "abused" her praised the whole story and .  particularly the shocking-passages.  All this she regards as a triumph,  and she will laugh at "future abuse."  f>  M  ON THE ISLAND OF .GUERNSEY.     ���������  AVortlv a Visit to Seo the Islanders G:.tnei  i Srawaed  Harvest.  It is well worth a visit to the  Channel Islands to witness the gathering of the seaweed harvest, which  takes place every year at certain  seasons. It is regulated by law.  Everybody takes part in _tl.e_.-har-  vest, even the young women, as  shown in the accompanying illustration.    Nowhere, perhaps,  are    found  ,<���������"  "Ah; John writes that he's been matriculated at college. Thet's good. Some  epidemic mought break out."���������iNew York  Journal.  (jAi'i'iKinsiT���������������.-��������� A\vi:;.'.ij.]->i.AN'.n oi/. (scikicnsky  finer specimens of stalwart maidens,  sun-tanned and barefooted, strong  and healthy. The seaweed harvest  is a great event in the islands. The  weed itself is used not only as a*  fertilizer, but as fuel, being stacked  in heaps at the cottagers'* doors and  burned on the open hearth, where it  sends forth a bright and cheery,  flame.  Zoo for Polar Animals Only.  People in Norway ai-e planning to  construct in the most northerly district of their country an immense national park,-'in which animals from  the polar regions are to be placed.  Hen* Mohn, a: scientist of .Christian-  ia,  is the originator of the plan.  He points out that there arc some  poUtr animals which cannot live ' :n  the ordinary zoological gardens of  Europe, as the climatic conditions  do not suit them, and he claims  that the north of Norway is the only,  part of Europe in which a suitable  home can be arranged for such animals.  t~  m ^,Sat.��f��gffi7��Vigr
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"Tradespeople,' in general,  consider
women as   'poor pay.' "  writes    Ed-
.   wardr Bole,      in The Ladies''    ..lome
Journal.  "The vast majority of .-.hel-
tered     women seem to have no c'on-
' ceptioii of the* anxieties, trouble, poverty, . -.suffering,' privation,   injustice
ancl .positive cruelty! which they    indirectly inflict upon hardworking wo-
( men  by    a  carelessness in  promptly
^meeting their-bills.   'If this practice
'were"confined tp���the few one    might
i dismiss     it with    a shrug or 'a sigh
..<that.it existed 'at'all.'   But ,it     ap-
' plies to the "majority df'Nvomen.    Let
a woman look into, this matter carefully, ancl she will be surprised at the
evils  which 'result from this  careless,
disregardL of   obligations.    .Wherever'
''.you     find   a, feminine   industry  there
you will find a ledger full 'of unpaid
,.accounts."    ,' ���- '
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"Q. C.;rj:CHAIl"DS & CO.'   .  *        '   '-
,     -Dear Sirs,'^���A* feW. day's .ago I was
taken _, with a/severe, pain . and-cori-
' traction,' of the cords of, my leg, and
.had to Jxj  taken Home  in���a rig.      I
'could not sleeplf for' the pain and -was
unab,eHo',put(lniy- 'foot tfo the'.floor.
A1 friend, ,told me of" your' MINARD'S
LINIMENT,   and" one hour from ,  the
"first application I'was able to walk-
and' the pain  entirely  disappeared.   ,
",'x'You can",use my name as freely as
you like, as/I consider'   it    the best
remedy L.have'ever used. '* ���
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'Willie���Pa, why do they call our
language the mother tongue ?
Pa���It's because your father never
gets a chance to use it.   - '
��� After' a woman" succeeds 'in getting
the wedding ring where she 'wants <it
she begins to say-what "she means.'
Minard's Liniment Cnres BnrnsrEtc.
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* - The ;average - man. fails to " learn a
lot" of 'things *that experience should
teach' him. , ' ' ,   '/
\  ". ' ,   " - *  ' P*bm��IiB^'b Piijjs possess  the   power of
!'��� acting specifically upon the diseased organs
$ ��� r, ,y *'��timulatingHo action Jhe, dormant energies
M\ ; ,-f '.''.of .the system", therebyremoving disease. In
lju ~" J tact, so great is the power of this medicine
i -y to cleanse and, purify, that diseases of almost
-��� ���?" ,.*>?T��r3" namo and nature are driven from the
'V ' C body. Mr. D. Carswell, Cars-well, P. O.. Oat.,
writes:;," Ihaver tried Parmelee's 1111s and
" x I-, find _ them., an excellent medicine and on*
'��� . >- i- that will sell well.*.--.,������7. f -��� ���  y *. -*���
Coquettes, are like \veather'\-yanes���
-.only,fixed .when they become rusty!"
^"Beware ofr Ointments for. Catarrh
.   .That Contain-Mercury,-
��� as mercery will surely destroy the seDse of smell
and completely derange tho whole system 'when
entering it, through the mucous surtaces.    Such
.   articles should never be used except ou prescriptions froua reputablo physicians, as tho damage
,    they will do is tenfold to the gcod you can pos-
.   ihly derive from  them.    Hall's Catarrh Cure,
' manufactured by F. J Cheney & Co.,Toledo, C,
contain--, no mercury, and is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system.    In buying Hall's Catarrh
Cure bo sure you get. tho genuine.    It is taken
internally, and made h\ Toledo, Ohio, by F. J.
Cheney & Co. 'Testimonials free.
. ' , Sold byDru-xT'risfcs, pi-ice Toe. per bottle.
-   Hall's Family rills are tho best.
When tlie chiropodist and the hair
.""dresser are introduced it is a case
*"��� where extremes meet ?
How to Keep the Baby Healthy aad
Happy���Avoid the So-called
Soothing Medicines.
Every   mother  is naturally solicitous as   to   the   health of her   children,  , but not   everyone , treats   their
little troubles in the right way. The
so-called  soothing  remedies  are  still
used altogether  too  much,   although
physicians     have-  preached     against
them for many years'. 'The-fact that
they put children to sleep,is no sign
that they are helpful."    On the   contrary,  soothing -drugs are dangerous
and     distinctly     harmful.      At     the
slightest  sign    of    ill-health'   or  disorders,    give the   little ones    Baby's
Own Tablets.     The medicine is purely vegetable,    and   is .guaranteed,  to
contain     no     opiate '' or < poisonous
soothing -stufl.   For   indigestion, sour
stomach,   colic,' constipation/ simple-
fevers,   diarrhoea,'  the  irritation    accompanying    ther   cutting of   'teeth'
Inhere can be no better, no safer'remedy than this.    Baby's  Own'Tablets
are a ,sweet,     pleasant   little'tablet
which any child   will'  take' readily,*
and dissolved in water, may be given
with absolute-safety,to,the youngest'
infant.   Mothers,who have used these
.tablets cheerfully' testify to the .bene-1
fit their little ones haye derived from-
them ,Mrs. R[ L. McFarlane, Bristol"
Que.       sayS :      v jn my   estimation
Baby s   Own  Tablets -have n'o   equal-
as  a medicine   '.for   .little    ones.   In
cases   -of children    teething-1 would
not be without them on any account
as.they keep my. baby healthy   .and
happy."     Druggists  keep them,   ,but
if you cannot find them conveniently
send, 25   cents .direct to'us  and  .we
Will forward a. box by mail prepaid; I
The Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brock I
ville, Ont..   . o _-.""���   ;
Every mother should have our valuable little book on the care of in"-
fants and- young children. , Sent free
for the asking-. . ,
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Write to us for prices of SCSE?.'
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Get our. List of -Lands.
Stocks and  Bonds Bought and  Sold.
v7*-> can furnish the esact amount of \
Scrip for any payment, on Dominion |
J-<ands. 'Do not pay cash.'
WANTED, Agents for tho salo of Hardy Russian
apples, currants, gooseberries", ornamental trees
and seed Potatoes. Every salesman has exchi
sive territory. Sample outfit free. Good pay.
Wo are one of the oldest established firms in
Canada. Appplynow, PELHAM NURSERY CO.
Toronto, Ont. ��� j
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N. B.Cataloguo free.   Farmers can make good
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VV for us at homo. We furnish yarn and machine Easy work. Good pay*' Hand Knittors
also wanted. Send stamp .for particulars to
STANDARD HOSE Co , Dept. If, Toronto, Ont,
Bargains in-Pianos 8z Organs
Our Mrr-Hatcher goes eastthis week to select a large stock' of
Pianos and Organs for holiday' trade. In the meantime we are
offering some great bargains to make room for new stock. Write
early for Catalogue and price   list. . .  '
..We have a large number of  good   second-hand    Pianos  and'Organs for sale .cheap.     Eldredge-"B" Sewing Machines.
,��   Y.  M. C.  A.  Block,  (      -      _,      - Portage Ave./ Winnipeg.
UOtk t BC IdlC���We will supplr you with work
<ii -. to bsdoue at home.   $10.00 per
vreek euiilf earned knitting sox. We supply machine arid
material, nnd p*y for work an sent lu. \\ 1 Ite to-day. The
People'* Knitting Syndicate, Limited, Toronto, Canada.
'During the^month of -October 320
immigrants lodged at the .government
buildings, iCalgary."   ������ ,    ,      -' -    t
'The/t first /ire engine, used in the
United^ _'States /was''brought from
England to New York in 1731. '
In.a _poker' game even a vegetarian
has been-known to'play^for stakes.
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With some people even the smallest
troubles come ,in large sighs.    '
A Cincinnati ..physician foolishly
took some of his 'own medicine. The
verdict    of the  .coroner's jury ..was ���'
-Death due to* unprofessional conduct." -' ' "'
MINARD'S UNlMENT-ReUeves Nenralm ':
Because there, are sermons in stones
it does not follow- that many preachers are old fossils. '      - -   *.
G-.oddniade both tears and laughter,
and both for kind purposes ; for, as
laughter enables mirth and surprise
to breathe freely, sol tears, enable sorrow to vent itself patiently. Tears
hinder sorrow from becoming despair and madness ; and laughter is
one of. the very privileges of reason,
being- confined to the human species.
���Leigh Hunt. r
The'fellow with an axe to grind is
always looking for i- someone to do
him,sa good turn.r ,( ,,- .
Florida's,/ orange yield this year
,will be at least, 1,200;000. boxes. ,,
.   Slow   wisdom   is'- sometimes better
than  sudden inspiration.
When a widower puts a* black band
ar.oundjiis hat, the women sa:,"The
old hypocrite."        .
In Now ;Orleans '.last year -seventy-
eight persons diecl from the.effects of
gunsliot wounds.        '���>',<���
Lots of
as   thty
sermons are not as  broa.d
arc long.
'MDfAHD'S UNISffiNT Cores Danilrxxir.
It isn't necessary for a man to sow
wild oats, they come up along tho
path die travels.
fade, but young lives endangered by severe
coughs and colds may be preserved by Dr.
Thomas' Eclectric Oil. Croup, whoop'ng-
cough. br* nchit.s���in short, all affections of
the throat and lunjrs are relieved by this
sterling prewar iiijn, which aloo remedied
rheum .tic pains, sfjr s, bru.sos. piles, kidney
difHcilty. and is most economic.
Truth  is    mighty.    Sometimes
luigiity. uncomfortable.
There never was,  and never will   be.- *
universal panacea, in one lenixdy, for all ills
to which fl t*h is hen-���the very nature of
many cuiati.ven being euch that were  the
germs of oiher and differently seated dis-
uascs  rooted in the system of "the patient���
what would relieve one ill ��n turn would aggravate  the   oth r.    We   have, however, m
Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,
unadulterated state, a remedy for many and
grievous ills.   By its gradual and judicious
use the frailest Systems are Jed into convalescence and btrength by the influence which
Quinine exerts on nature'6 own restoratives,
it relieves the drooping spirits of those with
whom a chrome "state of morbid  despondency and lack of 11 tere-t m life is a disease,
and, by tranquihziDg the nerves, disposes to
sound  and reire-*hing sleep���imparts vigor
to the Hction of    the blood, which, being
stimulated, courses   throughout  the   veins,
strengthening  the hea thy animal functions
of the system, theieby making  activity a
necessary result, strengthening the frame,
and giving hie to the digestive organs, which
naturally demand increased substance���result, improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman,
of Toronto have given to the public their
superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, ar,d,
gauged   by tho opinion of   facientieta,  this
wine approaches nearest perfection of any in
the market.    Al) druffp.ists t*ell it.
' Mr*H. Celeste Coon, Syracuse, N.Y., writes:
"For'yearo I could Lot'eat, many kinds of
food without producing a 7biirning, excruciating pain in my' stomach. . I took Parme-
lee's 'Pills. according' to'directions under
'Dyspepsia'or Indigestion.' ;.One box entirely cured me. I can now" eat anything I
choose, without distressing me'Jn the least."1
These pills do not cause p.. in or griping, and
should be used when a cathartic is required.
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construction ^very important
improvement has been added
which has made it,the most.
desirable steel range for domestic use/'# .
s Every detail has.been care-
i fully studied to make it efficient, andwe are proud to offer
it to you as a model of steel
range construction at a reasonable price.
- Wo mako' this magnificent
steel range aa��� illustrated with
four . or six^ No. 9 cooking
holes. It has a large copper
reservoir, is' httea ..with improved duplex grate to burn -
any kind of coal: tho^oven is
largo and is lined with asbestos board. ���    .. '
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���    v > Pnco as illustrated,     i with 4 No. 9 cooking: holes xB55.00 I P. O. B.   .- - ���
, (to burn coal or wood) \    "   6No.9     " "���      $60.00 5at,Wpg.   .
We jriyo ���. guarantee with every range sold.       If not kept in stock by your local
stove dealer, write us for further particulars.' t' '   - * ,        ���*
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The contortionist is not the ' only
fellow who is given to patting- himself on the back.
The man who would try to stab a
ghost would stick at nothing.
If all the talkers were fighters  the
would soon be depopulated.
Nearly every bad young man you
meet has a good sister to watch over
Dr. J". D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is a
speedy cuie for dysentery, diarrhoe i, chol.
era, summer complaint, sea sickne-s and
complaint:-, incidental to children teething.
It gives immediate rehc-f tu .ho��e suflermg
from the effects of indiscrei on in eating unripe fruit, cucuinber-Vctc. It acts with won.
derful rapidity and never fail& to conquer
the disease. No one need fe-ir choleta if
they have a bottle of this meoicine convenient.
J. C. C. Bremner's staghounds'killed a porcupine last week. Mr. Bremner took 24 quills out 'of the mouth
of one of the dogs and a large number out of the mouths of the others.
Somo of the quills -had worked their
way through the roof of the dog's
mouth and were pulled out point
foremost through the skin of the
nose. They had penetrated the"bony
structure of the dog's mouth and
nose in their passage. The dogs are.
very little the worse now, although
their mouths were very sore for a
time. Porcupines are very seldom
seen here.���Edmonton Bulletin.
The new woman, if you look close
enough, will often be found to be an
old   woman. �����
; MINARD'S LINIMENT lor Sale Everywhere.
A wise man never interferes .-with a
��� womanv.who.:is minding her own bus-
'iness.;-' :���'. .. . .:; . '���'.��� ���'
; Some: meii have 'no use for music
except when they are. permitted to
play first' violin.
When* three women sit down to talk
fabout;-a new dress pattern a small
���'(boy;..with; a;'tpy drum is inaudible. .
] An  Avenue  of Escape
' "I'm   thinking   seriously   of   resuming
���;business." ".���'���._, ' -
"I   thought   you   had   retired   permanently." 7        .."��� :
I    "I thought so. tool but I need some excuse for not attending my wife's afternoon teas-'-'-
Every widow, even to the 300-
pound limit, imagines she makes a.
"pathetic fignre in black."
Most girls  who  look s%veet at men
don't mean it.
"I supposed all grass widows attracted the men, but this one doesn't, and
she's rather pretty too. I wonder why
they permit her to stand around alone."
_ "Well, you see. it was all bar husband's fault.   She got the divorce."-
No man believes that he is fully appreciated.
The golden rule never gets tho gilt
rubbed off it from over use.
The chief reason, most men want
to go to heaven when they die is
that they know it will surprise their
wife's relatives to see them there.
There is-absolutely no risk
in purchasing your watches,
fine jewelry and silverware
from us. We guarantee safe
delivery; we prepay charges
and cheerfully refund money
in full if desired. ;
Our handsomely illus-
trated catalogue will assist'
you very materially, and
may be had upon application.,
Tess���So Mr. Boroui called on you last
evening. I don't suppose you got a
chance .to'open your mouth.
Jess���Oh. yes, frequently. But it
didn't'do any good. lie didn't pay any
attention  to  my yawns.
'���Ladies' Special 141. sold filled
IIuntiiiR c*.**e puarantcod to wear for
'25'years, with cither .Valtham or "El-
pin movement. A splondid watch for
a school toachor or nurse.
Established 1854.
Yong-e and Adelaide Sts,. '
Too Thnnkfnl.
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W. N. U. No. 351. Eu"ffi"-*j^'<S^^  SIKW4S>i'K3ffi8MSSESS!  w^^^*ptffJ>#tv?rr������2*&w  !KKESie5TK!fiSi5BS5SgiWJ!S  ���������fl&i&^S^i^-ttW'i^  '.'.t/i a. K f ���������sft'.k^.'jiVit UxL-tL^  ISSUED    EVEHY    WEDNESDAY.  Subscription, $2 a year, in advance.  ' "���������_ *  *CGl. 38, Hnfcerson, Bfcitor.  \  ' SST Advertisers who want their ad  changed, should get copy in' by  12 a.'ni. day "before issue.    ���������  Snbacribers    failing    to    receive     The  News regularly will confer a favor by  noti-  fying the  office.  Job "Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  Political.  ,Now that the holiday season has  been got'through with. we may expect  a stir in  the political world.  The writ to fill the vacancy in the  House cauFed by the unseating of-  Colonel Prior is on its way to the  Capital,  and  the election will be  brought on   as soon   as   possible.  Much sympathy is felt, for Colonel  > Prior, who' was unseated for an infringement of' the election }aw, an  offence of which his opponents were  equally guilty���������the' conveyance of  electors'to the polls .in hired carriages.     The writ to filHhe vacancy  in the Provincial'Legislature caused by the retirement of Mr Turner,  may be expected to be issued in a1  few weeks. > Mr Bod well, Liberal, is  already in the field as an opponent  of the Dunsmuir Government..-Mr-  Bod well" is a talented lawyer.and,  has hitherto eschewed politics.   .He  is bek kuowri to the general public  bv his pertinacious efforts at Ottawa  and .Victoria to obtain charters and  subsidies from the  Dominion and  Provincial Governments for several  railway  companies   who-had  engaged him as counsel.      He  was  successful to  some extent in the  charter business, and his opposition  to Premier Dunsmuir is" said to he  caused by the Government's refusal  to pay a large subsidy to a railway  company on  the mainland, which  had already constructed its road at  its' own  expense.     The  Premier's  action in the matter alone saved the  Province a large sum of money,  a  good  share of- which  Mr Bod well  would doubtless have received.    It  is  said that Premier Dunsmuir is  confident of ,a large support in the  Legislature, "and when  the , House  meets it will act wisely in supporting the Premier as no one can reasonably find fault with his conduct  of public affairs.  Dear  Mrs  B , in reply,to your inquiry as to which is the best tea to use, I  L/CUl lUIO JJ ��������� J ���������"      ������X_^.J,.X.     _TX^V.X        .������������������-)*������������������;        XXX.      VX������  X... --- -~ J  would say that in iny opinion'it rests between the Blue. Ribbon, and Monsoon  Packet Teas. ' If you like rich, strong tea, then Blue Ribbon is'undoubtedly the  best but should' your taste be for a delicate arid very flavory tea I would /advise  you'to call on C. J. MOORE for a packet of Monsoon. ��������� Personally, I drink: Blue  Ribbon in the morning and Monsoon at 5 o'clock,1 but then, you know, I am a  perfect crank about ted. - _ ,   , >  ,    " Yours, truly,       '   < ' e, *, "I"  '     ' ' ' SARAH GRUNDY.  FOREIGN  COAL SHIPMENTS.  N.V.C.Co. Ladysmith. Union.  January .  49,744  Februaiy....".  39,710  March   41,079  April  41,328  May.?:  4$403  June...". '34,061  July..'  37,357  August  57,051  September... 27,168  October   32,269  November. .*... 32,643.'.  December ' 32,344  18,041  30,992  4,479  33.932  24,158  28,763  28,581  18,429  18,665  14,607  21,322  13,066  Total...... 448,158"    255,035  ORE--' SHIPMENTS,   1901.  25,168  11,575  14,692  5,554  19,030  10,822  6.348  2,140  6,767  6,946  3,822  5,829-  118,735  { Tons.  From Ladysmith- and , Chemainus  to   the  Tacorna smelter   (princi- / -  pally   from     the    Lenora   mine, -''        '  Mount Sicker. ..'...*  17,733  The Victoria Lumbering and  Manufacturing'. Co.'s - mill at Che:  mainus, exported during 1901,,'  .7,971,340 feet of lumber'.,"1 Customs  returns (Victoria) and Inland Revenue, show a small increase.  ���������*> The sealing catch of 1901 is less  than that of 1900, by over- 11,000  skins, the total. being 23,877 - as  compared with 35,548 in  1900."   *   -  /MUNICIPALITY  ���������or THE��������� r    .  CITY   OF  CUMBERLAND  -FtfASOttL STATEMEHT.  ,u     ,         ;   RECEIPTS.' .  Cashcon hand Jany. i, 1901,  $    39 66c  Road Tax, -        -       -     7���������r  270 00  Sidewalk Tax, -       -",-���������'  ..'. 3������ 00  Dog Tax,    -   ���������    -       - - - *-  ,'     6 00  Real Estate Tax,'     -'  ,    -  l99i 5<"V  Trade * Licenses, -       - '    , -  1601 25  Scavenger,  ���������     '823.25.  Scale Fees,'-       - -     -  .   22 75  <���������              ..    -         f    1  '$379o-4i  ,,      Expenditure, _   -  3775*27  Cash on hand,   -  S    15 14  Due on Sidewalks,    -  -'$   86' 00  Due on Scavengering, " 25 00  '    ���������       , Total,    ,.    Sin 00  -.Accounts Owing���������,,  E. Priest for Surveying, 1-     r $ 12 50  ' S.   Leiser.'ior Nails, Coal  .- oii,&c:;  -     -  * - ,38 65  E.J. Prior &' Co. "for Scales, in 00  Total,       - $162 15  1 a-*  Progress of Trade"  during 1901.  The statistics- showing the progress of trade and the industries of  the Island during the past year,  published in the Victoria Colonist  of January 5th, are very encouraging. The output of the Island coal  mines shows a decrease, caused by  the closing down of the Union and  Extension mines in consequence .of  the accidents which occurred last  year.    We give the official figures :  TOTAL OUTPUT,   1901.  Tons    584,542  .... 415,580  .... 270,006       61,222  ...  1,331,350  New "Vancouver Coal Co.  Extension   Union.   Alexandria..............  Total for 1901..  ���������   IN THE  COUNTY' COURT  OF  - '���������    nanaimo'holden at nanaimo BETWEEN:���������.  A.- R.-jOHNSTON'& Co.'," Plaintiffs;  '/,/��������� and���������V_; "  "    -     H. J. Leighton, Defendant,  BY virtue of an order of" His Honor E.  Harrison, made the 23rd day of'December, ult, it is ordered that service of  the summons issued herein oe effected  on the Defendant by publication of the  said Order in the "Cumberland News,"  for two issues thereof. , It is further  ordered that unless within eight days,  after the said publication, enter a defence to the said action, the Plaintiffs;  upon proof of their claim, may proceed to  final judgement and execution.  F. McB. YOUNG,  Plaintiffs' Solicitor.  *8-I-Q2    2t. _���������_���������.  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  amendments, are now due and payable  for the year 1902. All taxes collected for  the Comox Assessment District are due  and payable at my office, situate at Cum-,  berland. This notice, in terms of Law,  is equivalent to a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  JOHN BAIRD,  ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR,  Comox Assessment District,  Cumberland Post-Office.  Dated at Cumberland 2nd Jany.,  1902.  8-1-'02.    4t.  TRANSFER OF LICENSE.  JOHN    RICHARDSON,'   OF   THE  EXPENDITURE.  Election Account Jany. 1901  'Refund Road Tax . '.'.** '  Isolation Hospital' ' *..  1 -x. ,���������   * \. ������  Donation to No.,6 Explosion  Relief. ..Y....'........"... .V  2 Carts   7 .*....   -  1 Horse .'.'..."  Harness... J '..'   Freight ..'   Repaiiirig Stable    Laying on Water at Stable..  Solicitor's Fees   Water Trough   Sundries .......\...  , Advertising   Office���������Auditor's Fee.  Clerk's Bond......  '��������� Chairs   Staiioneiy and Post-  I  TOTAL FOKEIGN   SHIPMENTS,    1901.  1901  448,157  118,753  255,035  Total.. ... 911,700   281,945  FOREIGN SHIPMENTS OF COKE,   1901.  TODH,  From Comox ��������� 4,760  1900  N. V.C, Coll. 440,375  Wellington     7,811:  Union ......169,759  Extension.  293,755  _,      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. '���������  ; ,22 50 *  26 00  .^5 ������������  . 250 00  90 00  150 00  25 00  2 20  31 00  1 8 So  25 00  20 80  30 65  ' 74 5.������  10 00  '6 00  10 80  t  31 90  2 25  266 31  19 31.  1 75  240 GO  67,5 27  6*65  "113 20  720 OO  742 OO  48 75  35 .99  3 60  $3,775 27  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  Citi Clerk.  Jany. 13th, 1902.  I have examined all books and vouchers and find the same to be correct.  HENRY F.  PULLEN,  Auditor.  Sundries   Sidewalk   Fire Department   Tools' ,  Clerk's Salary.." ,  Drains   Refund Trade Licenses ..  Horse Feed and Repairs..  T. E. Banks' Wages   Hornell's Wages   Light Account   Erecting Scales   Refund Real Estate   ENDERBY, B. C.  TO THE DEAF.  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.  Hungarian,  Three Star,  Wheatlets io-io,  Strong Bakers  (LIMITED.) ,.,/��������� *  Agents, -   Victoria, B.C  CAMPBELLS'.   BAKERY  Currant  and. Sultana   Raisin   Cakes   10c.,and 25c    - , .  . .   ���������    '"  '  ��������� , 'r'- "  "  Short Bread and Chester Cakes   ... .25c. and 30c per doz   Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland.  (��������� *  ���������������������������.-J  ,B  .- "'   , iS  Jr r f  Hardware,  ... i ,  Paints,     \ .'  Varnishes,    ;  7 , "    Wall Paper,  Paint ������ Brushes. ,  CHEAP  'ly: 7DOGR7  I 'x >, '' "' I .'''l  y y '*..'. 7V-MATS7  . . <   We  '    - ���������"  * - -       ^,   *���������     ,      *'     '  "   l" J'      ' ,  ���������     Have Them  Dunsmuir Avenue  CumberlM, B.O.  -" xl  ,." Dmggis.f Stationer.1 ^  FOR  THAT bOUGH,   fRY'  .''Wi;n-ter's'--'7"'-   ���������'������������������ ri'*'���������'. .'..:':  ���������*��������� INSTANT;-*   'y--'": '*;���������'.  :���������      "    COUGH GURE,  '      it's a good "one, AND  RELIABLE '     ,    .  FOR     CHILDREN      AND      ADULTS';,      I  -/'if  y t  We" are  selling   our  TOILET .SOAPS  at   Cost'to   makxf  room. Finest   GLYCERINE   and   CASTILE   SOAPS  Away Down. ,  STORE OPEN Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.,  and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland,; B.C.  =       /"  123 HASTINGS ST.,  f Vancouver, B.C.  88 GOVERNMENT ST.,  * Victoria, B.C.  January 1st., 1902.  MESSRS GIDEON HICKS & CO.j  wish  all1 their  Customers  a  Happy New.  year, and beg to announce that in future they will trade under a new title, viz :���������  IM Hicks & Lovick Piano Co.  The Management of The Hicks & Lovick Piano Co. is in exactly the same hands  as under the old title and al.l accounts are payable as usual.  WRITE    TJS   FOB.   CATALOGUES.  COURTENAY   H  COURTENAY, B.C.  Headquarters for Sportsmen in the  Best Duck and Pheasant Shooting  Grounds in the district.  ....,>..   ..  MEALS PROMPTLY SERVED  H  The Best of-������������������  WINES,   LIQUORS,    and   CIGARS  y In Stock.  BARBER SHOP,  .    .   .    .   .  In connection   with  the  Hotel.  Hand Made Single  $15, $20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  D. W. RICHARDS,  Manager.  Factory Harness $10, $12 & $18  j^fiff^Repairing Neatly Done  while you wait.  w willArb.  ��������� sll-  A  NOW IS THE TIME TO  ADVERTISE    IN    THE    "NEWS."  ...^���������.^.^-.^���������.���������OTy:^;^,.^?^^^


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