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 fff  $  i"  I.  /������a_ tbe lacw _>ear bring fl>rospet1t������ to all.  *#.  TO assist our many friends and customers to realise  ������ v the "ahove Wish' we' Have decided to give a  Discount of. ior per cent, a reduction of/i'o.ceh������s on  the"'dollar, on all" Gash Purchases' in'the -following  'Jdepartments :������������������->._        ,    , " ������������������ ."  ���������-       '   "        v'.<      ,   ' - ������ ,      < '       1 ' f  Diy ''Goods;? ��������� -'  ' ���������*. . . s . ���������' -;���������  " /Cents, Furnishings;;    ;  ' - i *- ''<���������'. i _.'. '���������    k   ��������������������������� <��������� f ,   ,   ���������'S ,k  C' ,'- .. - <- " =��������� ' '  " ...   r       '"' '     I i .  *.'.  House Furnishings.  "-. XThe������ usual 5 -per cent, "'discount-' on- Groceries!  7    t rt  i  tt  S^Leiser ' &'--Co., -Ltd.  i____i_i_St'__i__^  .___������������������_������  ������t  1 #  ^ j.  *>'  0 "-'-^'/AgentP'foi -McG(<rmickiHa-rvesting;Ma'cliinerv.V^X'   ^^-''"^ *W&  M5'-"- *��������� f������  ��������� "Write"for price'? and-particulars/   P-.'O! Drawer563./^\-   1 *���������,,*   ������<"''  F/,K .    -g<    ,   - t    ,     -.     < , s"   ' -'��������������� V , - .     "'  ^ '"-'���������'-- "      T- -/'-    - *"'    .~f\<   -  . . . AETISTIG  METAL BIB - S'  FOR WANT8,' consult our Advertising Squares  on inside pag-e for  , anything required.  Hon.'James Dunsmuir returned  to Victoria* on Saturday, last. ���������_ " ,k  ' It is said that three Bhifts will be  p\it on, at No. 8 mine * at once, and  *       , " t ��������������� I' ���������  the work pushed' oh-with alPspeed.  -Moore'-Bros, have just opened out'  soino ".handsome  China'sete,*^and  artistic cake dishes, ^celery trays,,  &c. -Call and see them.     . ,   ��������� ^  'A dispatch from ^Victoria states  that the weather, waa ._ so milddujr-"  ing New .Yearns w6ek as  to  permit-  of ������ea'bathing at CoidSva Bav/    - '  < 'y    y        -;>-..������:'���������' "J   .  ",  It' is' anticipated' thst. the ..water  in No.-4 slope wiir.be'lowered^uf-  .flciently by 'March' (lst: to aliowof  many:- places in.'-gdbd- coal*,, to   be  worked.       ~\,yv'.   -i-%;f^������������  ���������"*-' A' proclamatibn has* been-issued',  For Mayor������������������  Ex Ald.'Willard, R. Grant.'    -  -..���������<'    ������������������    "  Aldermen���������  NorthWard���������Ex Aid. T. E.iBate,  ^and N. McFadyen. ������  Middle^Vard���������J.'A. Carthew, Ex  Ald.'PartrMge. T)\ Danielg.  Spiith Ward-Ex Aid. Reid, "R.  Short, ;D. Kilpatrick, Ex Aid.  Robertso'n;    ' '. ;<  BASKET    BALL.  wliereby the ciiies-of 'Grand-Forks,  and Columbia have been amalgam-  a ted under- trie"* corporate .name of'  (He City "of Giand Forks.      '   "-x    '  ���������'A' farewell'eyening.was,,given to'  Mr  Nelson'-'who . njis. assisted- as  .reader in the Methodist Church for  wsome mouths.^'Mr Nelson'leaves for,  -> - 0i  l he' Yvik on- covin iry foi lowed \ by, the  good wishes of .his, many friends. V !  ,     j j.  '   "**������������������ v    "*    J ^    ,    '       ^ "' "'       ,   ,  -    Mr  Kufbbw,   brgarii&t ""of jGrace''  Methodist,Church/ was,' the>eeipi-  ��������� At  a match on" Friday evenine;  -last���������Juniors���������Black, 1; White, 9.  Seniors���������Black,, 12;" White, 9."'"; '!.  '-'" Ju'ni������r * W hi 1, -���������J   ' Wliyte,'   A.  Denton,"'J.' Grant-and   Ar>Grant.'  'Blacks���������^R. Gtant, ���������* Cro'ssap/'H..  Chadwick and S.'Atrams: ''      /  'Senior Blacks���������T..Whyte', .Chas.i  . Grant, W. Hajman, ,G. MoDqnald-  and A. McNeill. - Whites^-J.'Slant,  H.-^Farmer, ,A.   Walker, " Mickey;  McNiven and G. OVersby. \* .' t ^ /r  -    . THE    LODGES..  v_ __     .        '        .' ���������  '-Officerselected for.ensuing;term:*  >��������� Beuevolenort, K'.of ^., .No. 14-^Gj,  Robertson, CC^.W \Vhyte,,VC;~ Fr  ��������� Jaynes, P;/J-R< id/Kl of i������ ;���������" J ^fhom-.  son, M of F; \'w H' Campbell,'; K of  -R':& S^   R Robertson, rM of'W;. S'*  ' Divis^I G ;vS Vase; Q 'Qci?j������ H;  '"'Carey;'G-U'R1. ''wW.b.-.-U<U --:>^ U*  "^t I.O'O-. H^S-X/Ei Bate/NG ;^J> Reidr  1 *��������� ���������' -���������   yy������' ���������  *������������������"-'' -" -'- - -"' '���������'--    -   ���������  WE HAVE  A New. Lot of veryHand-  some   and   Durable   China  ,/*     consisting of-7-  rr '    ,    '       '    '  Salad Bowls, /  >    Celery Trays,  Spoon Trays,  ,   &c, Sic., ^  MOt)RE': BRdSV  , * 1/    '   *-.  1 r' J .- - r \  r <   - \ < f        >  * J" C 1 '        '  I 1  1   i  <-��������� i-  ��������� .. 1  r\  r  _ r  PERSONAL/     ? &  -i*^  ���������   A '  '  ",4-.  ���������������  5-1.'   .(  AT A REASONABLE PRICE.  \ 1 7 E are now Selling a great many IRON  '          V ENAMELLED' and BRASS BEDSTEADS.          _Our pretty   and   exclusve  .patterns imported in carload lots from best  Makers in Canada and U.S   . ./   WE HAVE ABOUT 50 DIFFERENT KINDS TO SHOW YOU. '  Iron   Bedsteads    in White,   Blue,  Pink,   and many New  aad  Artistic.Colors .'...: ''     $5.50-to $50.00  Brans Bedateade  from..   ....: '...' ���������  $33.oo to'$85.oo  Bureau* and Wa8h������tand8,  to suit above,  sold separately  v ' iu auy grade or finish demred  ��������� ���������  MLB BROS,,  Largest Furn.i8_.er8 in  ...Western Canada...  Victoria, B,0,  k'-ATdie'lirstsecti'oVof the submarine  ', % v-,v;-   '- .       <.   -    -    '  rca-ble>th'at-is to connect the United*  'States with' its insular possessions  i'n the'Pacific and eventually with.  Asia   lias   been   coinpleted.     The  event  was marked by appropriate'  ceremonies.   ' San   Francisco   and  Honolulu  are ^now   connected   by  cable.    ' -"   -  The verdict of the Coroners Jury  in  the  Algie .poisoning   case,   at\  Hornby Island-,  was   ''death from  an  overdose   of   laudanum.''      It  seen*-, that the poor   woman   had  snk < i  en\i  THE  123 HASTINGS ST.',  '��������� ''.Vancouver, B. C.; '  88 GOVERNMENT ST.  ;.-  I.-] ������������������..'���������::.. '7> Vicroriay B.C.  ri_,(_*rS.iTT'pV -fe  Pianos, Organs, Piknolas,^  If you want to buy a Piano or Organ, call and see our stock or write for particulars.  Our Prices are Reasonable and terms can be arranged to suit your convenience. Every  Instrument we Sell is Fully Guaranteed We Sell Only RidliaHe Instruments, from the  best manufacturers.  .Our"Patrons Risk "Nothing."  '--~ .,���������'������������������.���������.���������   ..;   V ' "���������'"YOURS'TRULY,-1.- :V   \ ���������   -,'" -.*  THE HIGKS-& LQVICK PIANO CO.  ^Ott  -rasswaBasDasssgiii*-  JOB   PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates  been%i the habit of using the drug  for some complaint she was suffering from.  The, marriage of Miss Phoebe  Beech, daughter of Mr Wm Beech  of Grantham, and' Mr T, Priej, a  hack driver well known in Victoria,  was celebrated at Comox on the 2nd  inst. The ceremony was performed  by Rev T. Menzies. The bride was  assisted by her sis'er Miss M, Beech  while Mr J. Beech, her brother,  acted as~best men. The young  couple have taken up their residence in Victoria.  To Cure a Cold in One Day take  Laxative Bromo. Quinine Tablets.  AH druggists refund the money if  it fails to cure. E.W. Grove's signature is on each box. 25c.  :    52t    14 103'"���������'.:"���������' . _.' _'.'���������"  Scientific American reaches us in  the.holidays in a colored dres* with  cover  illustrations, typical   of the  contents--���������"Transportation by Land  and Sea."  Text deals with new and  swift steamships', and locomotives  froth  the  earliest  attempts to* the  powerful  monsters of. the present  day.     ,.'.'.  ������*���������-'.  Coast Seaman's  Journal  has a.  remarkably fine half tone^���������"Sunset ���������  atthe Golden Gate," on first page.  Good  short   stories   are   scattered  through the publication.  M(������unt'H<vebv, L.O.L.,-No. 1676���������  *'T KiVkwimd'/WM';  GD McMil'lan,'  '.DM;f D'RC McDonald; C;    AArm-  stroi;g,'BS-j   J'N McLrod. FS ;  ;P*  Sti)ddart,-Treas;J W McLellan, DC.  ' - Riverview. Lodge, L.T.B. No. 166,  ���������H McPhee, WM ;   Si.-. M Piercy,  DM; ,E King, C;   H Carawitheu, R -  S; Sis. B McPhee, FS;- Clark,-Tres;  J-Crocket, DC"; Sis.^H, Berkley, C;  Sis F Patmore,1 IT;  J Rees, OT; J  N McLeod,DDGM.4  True Defender/L.TjB., No. 160--  Sister A Kirkwood; WM ; Sister J  Why te, D M ; Sis. J^Murdock, Chap.  T Whyte,'RS;. G McMillan, FS ;  Sis T Ri}dey, Treas; Sis. L McNeil;  DC;'A Armstrong, C; C Grant IT;  R Gibson, OT.  "' Mr Dquglas jWilfebaartis visiting  his parerits-at Sand wick.    '"-V-    '! '  Mr J: B. McLean left on Friday)",  morning on a visit to the Mainland"'  ^V-Hori. Jas-. Dunsmuir. and 'Mr'F:-  ! D.' Little^' visited Cumberland, ;laat^  'week, j, "\1 y - ���������^ ,'\^       ,,,     -'' ^ry  J Mahrer ,df Nanaimo paid Cum-  berland a business, calloh Wedriea--  ' day*Iast/', *':-;  '' ''!<">���������  . ~ *  ,       ,   ,1       t'  '^  V'������,  'R"ev.,Mr.kWilkiniSon went toiNa  naimo last week to attend bis fathe/^y % ^ 1  --   -Al  *-"���������?}  I  *   *{^l  .. i-i-i-i  v_'r''k|  ,v-.  HOW THE NATIONS SIiEEP.  Mr_r, Davisbf the GableCigarT^  Co., and ' Mr .Devlin oi the firm of'  C. F.iTodd,,Victoria, "Were 'paaBen-'v  , gers to Cumberland by Tuesday!s  steamer. -      . ,k  In, notes and comments in the  .Canadian' Horticulturist for  Dec-���������  ember, we-find the-following���������,'-*For.  years tbe Ben Davis has been found   /  a profitable apple if rom a commercial standpoint, and this led to a  heavy run on nursery men for such  trees. , We are thus con-1,  fronted with the startling fact that -\  a large number of the best varieties  grown had to give way to one of the  poorest- in   cultivation���������an   apple  hardly fit to eat or cook, and yet  every  market in' the entire south   -  west is now'flooded with it.    The'  inevitable result is before us,- as the  Ben Davis is now selling at figures  V  T     ... .       ,, v    Uv.r I that average only a trifle over half  In this  country  the unhealthy 6      .J ...  1 that  the other  sorts are bringing.  A most discouraging feature is still  in store, for moat of the orders coming in now request no more Ben  Davis'.    Even the county merchant  feather bfd is being driven out by  the healthier mattress, which generally rules in America French  beds are noted for their hardness,  and French beds are so ridiculously  short that foreign'visitors a. e oft������-n  too big for them. Many Norwegian  beds are made'to pull out from recesses. The nammock rules in  South and Central Africa. Japanese  lie upon matting laid upon , the  floor, with a stiff, uncomfortable  wooden; head rest. The Chinese use  low bedsteads, often elaborately  carved. Of air people, the easiest!  to suit in the way of {-levping quarters are negroes. An African negro  can curl up >nywhere.���������Cuast Sear  man.  who orders only 5 to 10 barrels almost invariably adds, "'Don't send  me any Ben Davis." It will behove  orchardists in this country to turn  this information to account.  The eldest sort of; the late poet  laureate, Hailam, Lord Tennyson,  is to be the next Governor-General  of Australia. He accepted the position with reluctance, as the saiaiy  is but $50,000 a year, and, it is reported, only on condition that he  will not be asked to serve longer  than one year.  A one tenth per ceiTV solution of  corrosive sublimate has proven, in  the London County Council experiments, to be the only '.disinfectant  capable of destroying in 24 "hours  ���������all  disease   microbes  upon   cloth,  wood, elx;,,    A .five-percent solution  of  carbolic  acid  killed all except  anthrax spores.    Condy's fluid and  bleaching powder were pratically  worthless.     The typh id   bacillus  was killed by all disinfectants tried  except these  two,   the   diphtheria  bacillus by formalin and  sulphur  dioxide; anthrax spores, only by  corrosive sublimate; tubercle bacilli  by carbolic acid and corrosive sublimate, neither formalin, nor sulphur  dioxide being effective.  % < ������  * j  I   i  *  lit  p.  j  r  it <  >  I'c.  .5'.  ���������5  IIP   *  *'*  U  K  *" y Heart's Parii  $   5   5,  BY W. HEIMBURG  Autiier of   "A Penniless Orphan,"  "Gertru<fe's   Marriage,"  ,     '        ' ���������.,       f  .  "Her Only Brother/' Etc, Etc >   ,  9  found a  CFIAPTEI1 J.  'The express  train  the  station   of   JI���������  ute!'.   cried   the  ���������from one coupe  ings  and     farewells  changed  along  the 'row  was standing at  ���������.     "One     min-  -brakoman,   hurrying  to another.       Greet-  wcrc  being    ex-  hero  of cars,  ���������snd there a thirsty passenger was  ���������-calling for beer, and now the bell  -rang for the third time. In the  'meantime the coupes hud been filled  "up,, in spite of the unconcealed annoyance, of the earlier occupants,  s.Uid'as by magic all was quiet. But  ,ju&t��������� as the brakeman was putting  - the* whistle'to his lips a young girl  rushed out of the .station in breath-  Jess haste. < -  "Where?"  cried  the "conductor.    \  ,    "To     ITohonburg���������second     class������������������  "������������������ladies!"  she gasped. '  ' "All full!" sdid tlie man.' brusque-.  Tty, pulling open the door of a Jlrst-  ���������-class'coupe, and thrusting tlie -slen-  ''der" figure in, tumbling wraps .'and  (traveling- bag raftcr her, and then  "we'iit slpwl," along ftie .slop of the  '_lread3*<moving train and began 'to  ' collect the tickets.  The     pirl     cat     a."    moment,     still'  ,breathless,  looking at her wraps and  bag,   ihen   straightened   her   hat      on  -'her  blonde     braids,   ond   wiped     her  ���������'heatcri   face     \,-itli   her "handkerchief.  '"���������"Tlien ,sj o  looked'at  a  ladv     leaning  ���������������out  of the  p'-_ osite     window,-   who  had  not   on.ee   turned  her  head when  -she, had  da hod  so hastily   into     the  ��������� coupe."   the   wore ia   simple j- brown  ���������cloth   drc;S     without  anv-  trimming,  -fjiit' the  way  in  which'it fitted   -the  .-.-alondni-) .-firure  was, perfect.     '.From  ���������beneath'  the   plaited   skjrt   a   beautifully' shaped   leather   boot.' could     lie  /seen; gants do Swede w.lh many buttons covered the slender hands,   > and  a little brown fclt'hat without ornament,   which   crowned   an   Abundance  "���������of darkhair, ! nished the elegant toi-  flet ���������.     ;      '        .    ,t , j  On, the seat  opposite  the lady lay  .-an'open  1 ^ok',t and near.it  a - hand-;  ".-some leather, portfolio, ,on  t lie.silver  _ clasp....of   whicn , ^was   engraved   'ft..  1- "   under  a     seven-pom ted   coronet  " r'J'he     i-bok , _ was,4" ewrierUlv   I'Vcrv-h.  Feycral' iarge  riewspaner  sheets     had  ..-si id.', to  the-floor,  and  near  them the  _. tafjtoni.shod   brov/n   eyes, of   Ine-ypung  ' 4; iri   saw   the   remains   of   tv,ro   cigarettes She  know  now   where ?    this,  j'lcsant     prn'"nt     odor  Kid     come 4  from which filled  the coupe.  "Ticket:.,, please," called the voice  '���������of' the. conductor, as he leaned in at  the window. Hastily the girl's little hand went' to the pocket of her  '���������dress, and equally hastLl,\ ii, 'came  .-out om:,t\. " An eager search 'was  ^io\v  begun     through  the     traveling  the floor,  changing  eyes gave  impatient  my  porte-mon-  with   it,"     she  the  man.  the  "bag,   on  the     scat  and  on  '^hlie  the  girl's   face     kept  'from red lo white, and her  va 'frightened   look  at   the  Xace of the conductor.  "I  must   have   lost  t/iaie,   and   my   ticket  salammeied at. last. t  "Ixiok again." growled  "[ will come back."  '. With .that he ,d ^appeared, and she  "began anew to ransack the pockets  -of her black alpaca dress and all her  /-"belongings, but in vain. A half au-  '���������dible "Oh, dear!" trembled in the  'air, and then a woman's peculiarly  snusical,   ringing  voice  asked:  "Can I help you in any way .Lucie  .aValicr"-"  The   latter  looked   up< in  astonish-  -. ^icnt   at   the   beautifm   regular     feature;:   turned    toward   her, and which  -seemed   so     familiar,   but  which   shrj  -���������could  not  in any  way  recall  "You  look  just  as   von   did  -in   the  days  when  we   used   to  under   your   father's     garden  'to  steal   strawberries."  A  smile came over  the girl's  "Lucie,  crawl  hedge  face.  "Tlortenso  von   Lowun'     1  did  not  recogn./c you!"  !    "That I can well  believe;   but you  ure just  the  same.J. .Feature  for fca-*  '-.{.lire".''the'same  blonde  child;  just, as  ."'���������' y'b-u'r ' mother   had   kept,  you   in     a  Y!5  case, so unchanged and  soft has  .  .(.;i.rr- .face  remained; . while I������������������", Sho  -stopped.     "How     old   was  I,"     sho  ���������tiontinned.      "when     we   rented     tho  .house      from  1 twelve years?  tilvc', 30  it  was  I How old were,  your father���������-about  Now" I. a.m twenty-  t-hirteen years    ago!  vou at that time?"  '    ' 'Ten years  old, Hor tense."  )    They,    were   "now  sitting  opposite  ' <5ach_.0t.her,   "Efortense "leaning     back  ���������'.gracefully,     Lucie     sitting bolt     up-  - right,   as   one  might   on   a  visit     of  (ceremony-.  I     "So   you   are     twenty-three     now!  'What-have you been-doing since we  ��������� moved  away . from D������������������?     I    have  Vncvcr  heard   from   you   since.       How  girl's  j-arc your parents and sister?"  i-.   The smile  faded   out  of the  ; face.     Lucie     looked   down     at    her  I hands,   and   there   was   a.  long  pause  I before  she  answered,   suppressing     a  j sob:       '  ) ."They are both dead."  j  : Hortense  von I/Owen     was     silent  -and looked out of the window.  "And     where   -have     you  home?" she asked _at'last. " ���������'  "With my sister, who married the  Oberforster Kemmert. "Do you not  remember her wedding?"  "Oh,   yes,  I remember  it." She was  a pretty girl, wore a mull dress, and  cried so  bitterly at her  wedding."  "I have been with'her until now."  "And  now?"  asked Tlortense.  The clear face of  the girl     turned  red as avrose.   ,"l-am traveling    today   to   my     future  mother-in-law's,  where"    I    am, to  remain  until     my  wedding." v  Hoftense von "Lowcn looked smilingly into tjie happy, .trustful . eyes  of her companion., "I ��������� congratulate  you heartily. And' does your future  mother-in-law live in  Hohenberg?"  "Yes; and he too. He has lately  become practicing physician there;  he was formerly assistant at Professor   B 's   clinic   in   H���������i���������.' When  he became engaged to me he settled  in. Ilohenberg. "Do you'know', anything of Ilohenberg?"       ,      ���������<,  "I know it very well; I live there  with   my, grandfather.". ,'     ,,   '.  "Then do you also, know Doctor  Adler?"--.'     ' '  I-Jortense shook her head.  "I know  nobody.     We  live   in   a  very   retired  rway there, my grandfather   , and    I,  and   T  am .  away  tray.elirig  a great  deal of the time."   _. - -  "And your father, Her'r "vonXowen  ,���������is he well*"*" asked Lucie.  Hortense, leaned back onf the. cushions. - > <���������      '   .  "1 believe so.", she said, colclly.  "There comes the conductor; may I  offer Vou'my ' porte-monnaie? "The  lady will pay.atsthe next station,''  .she said, turning to,the conductor.  "She'has lost her ticket." '  The man, pocketed his trinkgeld;  and bowed politely. <  "Ach, T thank yo* a thousand  times!" 'stammered Lucie.  -. "Oh, it ,is nothing," returned Hor-.  tense, taking up'a "book and.beginning to^read. , ' y "j. ^ .-,  The .train hurried on" through the  .bright' spring clay.' In the coupe all  was 'still.' Lucie could hardly , take  her eyes off the beautiful face opposite her, arid in her mind scene after  <scene of past -days kept rising \up.  The pale, small face, with the delicate nose and nostrils that always  seemed to vibrate, the beautifully  formed mouth, 'about which such a  disdainftri expression occasionally  ���������played; the steel gray eyes that took  a green ligrit_ when excited, blended  wonderfully with^'the face of the little girl of former years. The wild,  beautiful child that had been such a  delightful playmate was now vividly  in. her memory again.  The Von I.owens had once come to  D���������, and had rented, the upper story  of her father's house, and had lived  there���������father, daughter, and governess.  Lucie remembered well the handsome man with the aristocratic features, and with' what strong' affection the little, one would hang about  his neck, when he would return  home after'an absence of weeks. At  that time'- Hortense was wearing  mourning for her mother, and it used  to have such an odd effect���������the wild,  pale child in the deep-black-clothes.  The governess also came clearly before her" memory again'���������the elderly,'  fussy person who'was always looking for her pupil. "0*i, Mademoiselle  Lucie! dear Madame ^Walter, have  you seen Hortense?"  Lucie had always been positively  forbidden either to drive her goat or  to ride hor pony through the park,  but Mile. Bertin was always begging- her mother, in her-b'roken German: "Po - let Lucie come oftener  with us. Frau Doctor. Hortense-1 is  so fond 01" her, and .she so seldom  ���������cares for other-children Mademoiselle  Lucie is so gentle, she will have a  good   in/liience   upon   rrortenpe."  She recalled aill the games which  Hortense had suggested ������������������ the races  in the court-yard,' the secret confabs  in the attic:���������and then how she used  to be scolded when- she appeared before her mother covered with dust  and her clothes torn. Now she seemed to fee'l again the fascination that  used' to''influence her in those, days,  "when she would be sitting busy with  her schoolbooks in the children's  room, and put of the branches of the  pear-tree in front of the window a  pale, childish'face, with large grey  eyes and dark ' hair would appear.  "Arc you not coming! Make haste! I  will wait in the barn."  The sums would be added up in the  most reckless manner, and she would  hurry off to the dimly lighted barn,  where everything smelled extremely  musty. And Hortense would talk  and tell stories. "When I am grown  up, then���������"She even then talked of  a possible husband.  Lucie smiled to herself. It was  odd that they should meet again  here, after a separation of so many  yea-rs. What had Hortense been doing all this time? She wanted ,'to  hear, but scarcely knew howto ask.  "Plow is Mademoiselle Bertin?"  she asked at last.  (vTo be Continued.^  The   Earth's   Other   Motion.  The earth, in addition to its diurnal  and   annual   revolution*,   has  a   slow  wabbliug of its axis, a motion seldom  mentiouedeven in the textbooks of astronomy.   This curious motion^tnay b;  properly 'likened to that imparted to t  top by a. toueh of the finger on its rit.-  . when   it  is   in   rapid   movement,   the  '���������touch  causing the  upper  eud  of the  top's stem  tof describe a1 small circle.  So. too. the mighty sun  lays hold of  the rim. of  the great' terrestrial  top.  and it" begins to oscillate in the long  period of-21.000 years���������that is to say',  on Dec^21, 12-18. the'earth0made its  nearest  approach  to the ,siin,  aud   it  will approach equally  near'in   10.500,  years from that time, or on the 21st  day of Judo in the year 11.748.    This  has'all to do with climate both north  and south-of the equatorial liae.  .   In   the  period - comprising  the   first  our  uortheru   winters  are  short  and  mild aud,our summers are long and  sunny.      But   during   the   period   of  - which _the year 11.748 will be the middle our winters will be awful ,in their  severity .and  our summers  short and  cool.     Even   now  the  northern   hemisphere is slowly but surely losing its'  long/sunny summers, and if you should  live-until the winter of the year 11,748-  49 you .could toll a story of cold aud  snows.that would pale to insignificance  the stories of tlie cold winter of 1833-  34, for/tlie whole northern! hemisphere  will then be in the midst'of Its great  and terrible winter,    .*       ���������  "       . -* "i  BAD MADE BIS WILL.  Fully k Expecting    to    Die,'   Had  - Arranged  all, his,, Earthly,  , Affairs.  "A man may ,/ not be able to earn  what,he eats-at all times, but a willingness to do so excuses the omission. .   '    -  &>  flow Death iran Disappointed by th������  Happy Kest oration to Health and  Strength of Mr. Teeny. -,  The   Kingfisher.  Kos-omenos. the kingfisher, still btir-  ,rows in1 the earth like his reptile ancestors.   Therefore the other- birds call  'bit-'outcast'and will "have' nothing to  do with" him. put he cares little for  that, being a clattering, rattle headed,  .self satisfied fellow, who * seems to do  nothing all day long but fish and eat.  As, you follow him. however,'you note  with amazement that he "does some  things*;inarvelously well���������better, indeed, than anyother of the wood folk.1,  To locate a fish accurately in still water is difficult enough when one thinks;  of light refraction, but'when the fish  is moving and the sun glares down into  the pool and the wind;wrinkles its face-  into a thousand'^flashing; changing furrows and nidges, then the-bird that can  point a'bill straight to his fish and hit  him fair just behind tbe gills must  have more in his head than the usual  chattering gossip that one hears froui  him   on .the   trout   streams. \', \ . ,--  Ai Hone's   Revenffe.  A strange case of,a' horse talf.mg re-^  -venge on -a   brutal  driver  i=   reported'  from, Rennes. * France.- The .horse .-was  dragging a heavy load of >vbricks-fro_i >  a-'kllu'at-Lormandiere to Reuues, and  the carter hardly stopped flogging him1  all the way.   On reaching Rennes the,-  driver   was    unharnessing "When  ;the  horse bolted down, the street.   He allowed   himself  to  be caught  and   led  back quietly, but the moment he saw  his tormentor he rushed at him. caught  him In his teeth, dashed the man to the  ground and rolled upon him.   The man  was seriously injured and would probably have been killed-but for the-help  of.the.people standing round, who had.  nevertheless, the greatest difficulty in  getting,the horse away from   his victim. ��������� -  HeliuH>mty.  "Is Wiggins a reliable man?",  "In one sense. - If youjtell him to do  anything, you can count absolutely ou  his forgetting ail about it'." *     &������    ,  In cases- where broiichitis inis become chronic from want of proper  treatment in the earlier stages, there  is nothing .so good as "Dr. August  Koenig's Hamburg Breast Tea. in  conjunction with which is ���������s>trongl.v  advised the use of St. Jacobs Oil as  an" "outward application along' the  front of the throat from close up under the chin to well down to tho top  01 the chest : the one remedy assists  the other, ard a.-> intended, they  uoi'k' \n complete unison. The wonderful penetrating power of St. Jacobs Oil onaiblon it to reach the adhesion of foreign matter which lines  the bronchial tubco and which makes  breathing moze and more difficult.  As those adhesions become inflamed  and enlarged St. Jacobs Oil causes  such adhesionst"to break aw ay. making expectoration easier and more  free. Dr. August Koenig's Hamburg  Breast Tea,; drank slowly and very-  hot, -soothes and heals . the parts, is  comforting and quieting, stops,. the  cough and. relieves the breathing.  This manner of treatment (and there  is no other tw.b remedies that will  work together so successfully)reaehes  the difficulty from the outside and  and tho inside at Lhe same time. St.  Jacobs Oil reaches tho roots ��������� of the  adhesion and assists Dr. August Koenig's Hamburg Breast Tea in. clearing them: then both remedies-act'-in  unison-"in healing and' curing. The-  above remarks apply with equal force  in cases of asthma, croup, whooping  cough, enlarged tonsils and all bronchial affections. Every family should  have St. Jacobs Oil and Dr. August  Koenig's Hamburg Breast Tea always in the house in order that they  may be promptly used in the first  stages. Often the maladies develop'o  with wonderful rapidity,, and complications take place with equal suddenness.        '..''. '     .      1  ' Sumner,"Assa., Nov. 10.-���������(Special)  ���������Mr. L,ouis Teeny of this place' was  so ill with inflammation-n*- the 'jow.-  els 'and kidneys that no one ever'.expected him to recover." All hope had  been abandoned. and Mr. Teeny had  made his will, fully expecting that.,he  would die.   ���������      ,' r ''   ���������  In this extremity Mr. ' Oosgravo,  Postmaster, thought of, Dodd's Kidney Pills- and immediately gave Mr.  Teeny a dose. This treatment, was  continued at intervals .with the result that in a; vary short time 'the  man who was thought to bo dying'  was on his' feet and-going around as  if'nothing had happened.  This     remarkable cure of    such  an  C  extreme case has created quite a sensation in the ���������neighborhood and  many kind words aro being said of  Dodd's Kidney Pills for "the-'wonderful work they did iii Mr. Teeny's  case. - ',      ,y - r    ' ���������" '  ' This remedy has always been rec-  oguized among, the people as a sure  cure for, Backache, JUheumutism and-  all Kidnej*. Troubles, but -this .is the  first case "ever reported in this .vicinity, where they have been used-1 with  such quick results. ,   ,  v iMv. .Teeny himself  is  to Dodd's Kidney  lestoration.'  "People in,and about  just, about concluded  nothing in,the "way of  Dodd's Kidney Pills' will not cure,  and. there, is scarcely -a , home to be  found in tlie neighborhood that does  nof contain a  box sii this, wonderlul'  The healthy' glow disappearing from  the cheek and nioaninp _and restlessness  are sure symptoms of worms in children.  Do not fail to pet a bottle of Mother  , (J raves' Worm Exterminator ; it is an  effectual-medicine'.        ,     , ,  ' ���������>" <  On   account  of  the bad  harvest  in  Norway' the government has granted .'  $18,000  to -fttrmers  for /the purpose '  of buying seed.    > -  Minard's Liniment is best Hair Restorer.  Doctors   will   tell   3rou    that  men1 die hard,   while others are  easy-     ���������"   ' '   .  some  dead  It* takes  a ^rich  man  pleasures of poverty.  to 1 enjoy Lthe  Are  vour corns  harder to   remove  than  thoao  that others have had?   Have they  not, hud  the soino kind ?   Have thev not  heen   cured  by  Hollo way's '   Corn    Cure ?  Try a- bottle. , , . -  Hiches   don't   bring  happiness,,, but  they pay house ront and' the gas bill.  _ _  'A,'good man never blows his own  horn���������because he's too poor to own  one.     -.J" - ,  Prills  \~cry^ grateful  for his happy  Su inner have  that there is  sickness atrial  medicine.   -���������  " "Men.- women  ing out   every  in  it  and ,it  -and children are.fuid-  day some new virtues  is, very interesting  to  hear-"them rget-together and''compare  notes as .to  Pills have  homes.-    " '  what     Dodd's  (.done  in    their  Kidney  various  .Bread has been cheaper'/ in Yorkshire and "Lincolnshire., '"'England,  "since tlie ��������� tax was -imposed' on _. imported 'cereals. >��������� '���������'- \ -\ "  ��������� -��������� "��������� *-  *    ^  ���������&  There  aro f.so  many  cou/rh  cures , on  tlie  market,   that  it  is sometimes  difficult  to  tell which  to buy; but if \vq had acouph '  il cold  or any affliction  of tho throat or  lungs,    we    would   try  Biclclo's  Anti-Con-i.  suniptive   Syrup.   Those   who   have   tried.'  it, think it is far ahead 'of all other  pre-_'  parations    recommended"' 'for     such   complaints.' The'little  folks  like   it ,as  it is  a������, pleasant as, syrup?    ^    [  -,<!  Xi  't  .Coronation, medals     made,of,.  metal  have'   been   presented' vby'  King to " tho     Household Policer  Windsor   Castle.' ' ���������     '   ">  gun-  the,  at,  f Messrs. Northrup & Lyman Co. are-the''"-  pioprietors of "Dr.. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil, I)'  which     is,   now f being    sold in immense,  quantities   throughout   t.he��������� Dominion.,   It''  is     welcomed    by    the     suffering    invalid ft,".  everywhere  uith  emotions  of clelipht,   be-,<f,   -  CMUse-il  banishes  pain ;nnd  gives-instant ' ,',"  relief."-'This   valuable   .specific ' for'^almost^ '   V,  "cvL^ry  ill   that   flesh  is  heir  to!-"   is  yal-       7..  ueel by the sufferer as*more precious than' " '���������'''"  gold     Tt   is the  elixir  of  life  to  many "a"-, v;  wasted  frame.    To^the farmer it is indispensable,and  should   be in  evory������house.   ^'  . The   worldly  wise seldom" squander}  their" accumulated  wisdom:    -     ' '  ��������� Poverty 'isn't"   a    crime���������unless  furnishes one with prison fare.'" ''  it-  -j<j A  'v-V  M  A "DrNNER PQjI^-"M.������nv rpersons' sufTer  excruciating' agoriv'after partaking of a  heaity dmiici _ The food partaken of is  like a-ball of lead upon the stomach, and'  instead of being- a healthy nutriment it  becomes,, a notion, 'to'- the system. -������ JOr  Pilrnielee's Vegetable-Pills are wonderful  correctives of such troubles.- /Thev correct acidit.v. oiicn secretions' nnd convert  the food uartnken of into healthy nutriment. - 'They aro mstr the medicine'to  take if one is. troubled 'with .Indigestion  or   Dyspepsia. ' '   ,    .  . '  ' Orders have been issued to the  Russian police to forbid the sale or  use of phono'graph rollers for the reproduction of sacred music.        -       ' ^  Minard's Liniment for Rheumatism.  1 ______________  An.N"'* small  hoy'in   his  fust pair, 01'  trousers feels sorry for his mother.  KELPIOM  ff  U ������T<URLH������ !  'lOOINB !  'OINTMENT.*,,..  - Indorsed by b������st EngHsh medtealJournaU*.  Supplied to British soldleraln South Afrloa.  for all Throat and Gland,TroublosfLump*; ' I  ���������  Absoossea, Old Soros, Uloars, Folons, Skin ,,������������������  Olsoasos. Eosema.- Pimples, Stiff Joints,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sprains,' Bruises, '  riles.' Cuts, Sore Feet, Pleurisy. -  -     ������old by Drwtglsts. *So.- Try It once,     r-  <-.'���������< :      ~"~: :    ~   ~~ ,  "When- ' jK'ople    actually   "carry , out  their good intentionsT'tho millenniuhi''"f  will be in  full blast.   ."  I "I  iS I  If it is strue that the good die  young it is up to the oldest inhabitant to offer an explanation.  A cynic is a man whose disappointment is due to the fact that, the  world  was  made without  his advice.  Paris and Copenhagen will "be  ed in telephonic communication  each other next month.  plac-  ��������� with  * A   Primitive   Posto_ice.  Until a short time ago a very peculiar  postoffice was used in Argyllshire, -  "'England. It was situated in the.lonely  hills between Drimmiu and Barr. three  miles from any habitation, aud consisted of a simple slit in a rock, closed  "up by a nicely fitting stone.    c  When  any letters  arrived  at  Driin-  min> for the district of Barr, they were  conveyed to the rock by the first shepherd or crofter going so far/   Having  been dropped in and the slit i_e_closed.--  they   were   left   until   a   shepherd.''or; -  crofter from  the other side  happened-,  to come along,  when they were taken  up and  delivered at their destination* .  No letter was ever known to be lost at  this primitive postotiice.  J)  ACTSGENTtY  ON  tlVER  AND  EFFECTUALLY;  Get  the   Wrons   Klasr. ���������  A retired naval officer took holy or?  ders and became rector .of a country  church Flis par'shioners, wishing to  give him a-surprise/subscribed among  themselves aud bought a naval flag  for the church tower. Directly the  oU\ gentleman   saw   it  he   flew  into  a  -violent jM������rp and ordered it to !>���������> taken  down at oucc. One of his parishioners  askecf him why lie did not like ir  - "Allow that flag to fly on my church  towor?     Never!     It's   an   insult'     Do  .you   know   what   that   particular   flag  'siicniGes, sir? It means. *ln distress;  want a pilot!' "���������Loudon Standard.  Parent.  little girl; looking  "what does 'trans-;  Clean se5,  OVERCOMES  ^BlTUAL  permanently:  6UY THE GENUINE-MAN'rO BY  fOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS. PRICE 50c. PER BOTTIF.  A  Cross  VMotlior." said a  up from her book,  n.t.lantic'-mean?" ;  v"0,h. across, the Atlantic, of course.  "Don't both'or, me."       '  "Do?s 'trans' always mean across?":  "V suppose it does.   If j'ou doh.'t stop  bothering   me   with   your   questions,  ��������� you'll.go'to bed."       '.."���������- .-���������>-.. - ; ���������;���������--.  "Then   does   'transparent' -mean   a.  cross parent?"  ... ;    7- ,  Ten minutes later that little girl was  resting on her tin"- ^ouch.  Tlien   She; Smiled.   .-. ',  - He���������You always remind nie of something very disagreeable. - --.���������.-'.������������������''���������.'  She���������Sirl   1���������I��������� '                 ,' "������������������"��������� /'l'"-y  He���������Yes, you remind me of all the  time i have to spend where 1 can't see  you.                           ���������' ' '; '���������'"'  And the clouds lifted.  id'  ~h  Defined.  Precocious Child���������Papa, tell me what  Is humbug? , ".-'���������:..    '  Parent (with a deep drawn sigh)���������It  Is, ray dear, when your mamma pretends to be very fond of me and puta  no buttons on my shirt, (f.
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' . Miss-.Hartwell   strolled." along   the
,  beach at Atlantic City that early sum-
- iner morning, -drinking in the air and
watching'the slow, green waves, break
with the conviction that she was deriv-
-. ing r new strength for? her settlement
. work." If only some of those poor east
c side youngsters could have" a little Of
���this sea air. tpo!��But they would reap
the benefit of'all she got, and there
1 was .'comfort. .*,'.���
At.which stage of her reflections she
paused'' to,look with'smiling' curiosity
��� at something in the-sand. <Tt was*, the
���j    profile ..of a young girl fashioned very
cleverly out of the,"damp material:.   As
she continued, gazing, it. grew,' on  her
.���    that .the feature's'were quite like her
own.,,,   '. __.    A ,.,    /  ,    ���'      * ���     y t[
'   It was a mere coincidence, of course,
^ho didn't'know anybody in the place,_<
���'    finding _ all the' company she-needed'in
" Miss '.Cuiiniu'ghan'v.   After' their ,break-
,.   fast she"would<gct her friend to walk
that way "and see how the sand image
-   -affected hor. r .     . " '  ,    -
��� -The waves of tlie incoming tide were
< ' almost-lapping it, but her companion
'   , caught sight,of' the alto rilievo, mod-
��� \��lod *tr6w)itie-unstable.material arid
,    stopped to look at'it more.closelyA , ���   ���
- ���     "Why,- Margaret," sne^exclaimed aft-
cr a moment, (raising iher eyes-to the
.. other's face', "it looks "like ^ou! ', Turn
,' your head:  Theref Now "take off your
'- hat.' Yes!. It isfa fair likeness' of -you.
��� 'Who irii_th'e worldcan'have'done it?"
1 *"It is enough Jbt'a. 'likeness to merit1
f.
this/'-returned'tho other, stamping the .
delicate profile into oblivion.- "It is a*
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pr, ,
piece of impertinence!",,'.   1
In the sun parlor of the casino that
'*' afternoon,she noticed a.man regarding
' ��� her.*" There was :i\ contented, well fed
:.   air about 'him which she did not like,
, although-Ke^ was a' good .looking man ,
in;his heavy "-'way v, Earnest/'practical-'
.'��� interest, iri the, thin poor made her a
little ^intolerant ..of. sated idleness.' -At
dinner that evening" she*1 caught, bis" eye
-\upon her again/as he passed her table.
!>��� She''averted Jicr face. %Miss'Hartwell
was a very pretty girl, biit a fastidious
: one," -with'-no "taste for a' seaside flirla-**
v - tion:"-1 .'A'_-.-::-y   '��������� "���*"";- -'-   \   . ������  ",
,:���{ l "That*Is",Burlington,', tlie' sculptor.";''
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"'. neighbor.,' ^;' , '*. v' ���"-  Y
���,That-.face'.In" "tlie ��and!    Her- face!
' This.'.was the man! (''' f> ,    *     .- "*���  -'
Miss'Hartwell-got, a note from her
brother Tom* that day-saying he could
1 not'coma .before tlie end of the week,
"You girls want a man" to fetch and
carry for you. You mention half a dozen' women you have met and then complain that 'the place is restful, but a
little  dull.'    Here's your / chance,    d
.   hear that Hammond," a  Boston  man,
classmatc.of mine at Yale, is at Atlantic City.   He is a good fellow���rich,
. family, brains���but is shy of girls.    I
shall make him miserable by* sending
him a note of introduction to you aud
Miss Cunningham." ,        ���   <
A day or tv^o later the young fel-
- low  presented  tlie, note.    He was  a
champing ttyoung  man.     From  an  acquaintance > he rapidly developed into
an acquisition/; Ho,was quiet and dignified,*'not-shy. .Miss Hart well got to
like him very well.    "Tom is a good
, a'thlete, ";but> not" strong, on analysis of
character,", she laughingly said to Miss
Cunningham.
Miss Hartwell had not encountered
her face on the sand again and was
reaping nothing but health and pleasure from hor vacation, especially since
young Hammond had become such an
interesting, part.of.it Then one morn-
. ing she came upon it again." As'before,
it was early morning. She stamped-*
it out"even'-more emphatically.
Her brother'arrived that day, and
she immediately confided to him how
much annoyance the .sculptor was occasioning her/ Tom lost no time in
getting after the man. who deuied all
knowledge of the matter.
''I came here for rest and amusement, and the la'sfvtbing 1 am likely to
do is to make faces in the sand. I
work in more durable material."
"But the likeness was*unmistakable,
and you are the only sculptor here,"
v.rgod Tom doggedly.
. "That may-be. I had nothing to do
vwith it. My weird should offsi'.l a mere
suspicion. I do not know your sister,
but if she is the young woman I think
you can assure her that 1 will not
model- hor face in tho sand," the man
concluded, sarcastically.
Miss Hartwell was incredulous when
she heard her brother's report. "I don't
like the man's face." she said.
"That doesn't prove he did yours in
the sand, Maggie." returned her brother reproachfully. "I gather from his
remarks   that   he   doesn't   like   your
1vc-v-
Miss Hartwell tossed her head. Tom
was so easy going. She might catch
this, man;at his work. -Then she knew
she could count, on-Tom. She strolled
along the board walkvoccasionally approaching the rail and looking down ou
tlie bciicb. for the .next two or three
mornings early.. But she eaw no ouc.
Terhaps he' had been frightened off.
If she could only catch him!
The next morning she did. There,
crouched clown on the sand, working in
it..so absorbed that he never irlance^
around, was a man * He and she were
almost the sole persons a broad'-a 1 that
hour.
, She recognized the clandestine modeler beyond the shadow of a^doubfc But
instead of getting her brother and having him, fall upon the delinquent red
handed she' hurried back to the hotel
and watched from behind the'cur;am*
of: her room   until  she-, saw   the  ��an.l
artist come up. 'Then sho sallied ���<rtlil
'again, vvent down to ,the beach and regarded her features 'with more" interest'
than 'ever.' He had 'actually put a
sweet smile on the lips! Suddenly she
.turned and studied the sea. The tide
'was coming in; ��� ' �� *
, She stood motionless, thinking very
hard.' Yes! Every time she, had seen
the facet on the sand it had been early
morning, when1 uoljody was about and
the tide was coming in.    *
She turned, a smile on her face, regarded the sand image wistfully, then
suddenly stooped and stuck a pink car-
.nation from a cluster at her corsage in
at the neck of the damp portrait. .Next
she hastily retreated to the hotel to
find, her brother and Miss Cimniugham
well on with their breakfast.
'T declare, Margaret," observed-Miss"
Cunningham   as   her'friend   attacked
her morning-repast with keen enjoyment/ "this place is doing you'no end
of ,good.   Yc��f 'color as ..excellent, and
your .appetite leaves nothing to' be desired."- ,��   -' \ <  ��� .',
" \ "I', hope It leaves a few things-that
are desired, else you would .pay,'dearly
for my. Improvement, "if it "could  be
called ���that,-  But this' morning i walk
does* improve' the appetite," she"added
innocently.'      ''"���'.          '            *���-'..
J' "If it weren't for that horrid man
and his faees in theTsand,"' observed
her'companion..   <\    _/_���     V   '   "���   '
^ f'Tom said he-denied it-in a way^that
left'no room to doubtN his > innocence.
Besides,- I- have discovered that it was,
always^doiie early, wheuriio one-,was
about and. when the tide was" coming
in, so thatf'it would- be washed out be-,
fore any one saw it."
" .""What  on   earth  did  he. do  it  for"
then?" cried <Miss Ovnningham.  "Only '
a man in love, would 'do such, a' thing
as that!? *i '"        J" <"   -',         '.-���   \ *,'���
."Perhaps   as   five' finger, exercises,'
justed keep jiis,sculptor' hand in training," she replied laughingly., {'../'-'   -
"Butiiiiss -Cunningham looked so surprised4 at"; her .mitigated/tone and her^
.face felt.so red that'.she escaped to
the open air as soon >iWfpossible.    She*
had not gone far, before she. saw, Mr.'
-Hammond' sittingkoir a bench^gazing'
pensively'-at-the sea:    nis'tah  shoes
were'wet and, sandy..   In his'fingers
he clasped a pink, carnation, as if it
"were a*1 precious .relic." .      '
She paused near him. His preoccupation was so great that for a moment
he, did not perceive her. Then he
bounded to his feet, his face discounting tthe .flower for color, and stammered: "Oh, .Miss Hartwell! I was
thinking of you. ,1 wanted to see yoti.
I hope you are not too angry. You,
will let me explain." A  ,
['It must not happen again, not even
when the tide Is coming in, and no matter how early," she smiled faintly.
"And I may keep this little flower?"
She nodded.
���'Will you sit clown just for a minute
and let me explain?" he asked, his ingenuous eyes f.istencU ou hers,imploringly. ' 0
She seated herself by uis side. Judg:
ing from, a very pretty wedding in St
George's three months later, Mr. Hammond must have "explained" beautifully. ���-
. Tlie "Wise P��as��m��t.
One night as the Peasant was soundly sleeping he was aroused by a knock
on-the door, and when he asked who
called a voice replied: ,   l   ,
"O Peasant, I beg the loan of thy lantern for a few minutes."
"Hast lost something in ' the darkness?" was asked.    '
--'Nav, not that. I am a thief and
have come "for thy Goat, but I require
a lantern to light up the stable,"
"You shall have it with cheer, and
you may" leave it outside the door as
yon go away."
The Peasant's wiftt began upbraiding
him that he-should assist to steal his
own property, but he turned to her and
commanded:
"Silence, woman! Firstly, I am nc
match for a thief who has doubtless
come armed to attack or defend; secondly, the Ass and the Goat are, stabled
side by side, and did I not lend jny
lantern the thief might get the Ass b~
mistake. I am not the vfiiest man in
the county, but I do know the difference between a three dollar Goat and a
thirty dollar Ass!"     ���-"���'.���'
Moral.���The man who stops to figure
a little generally comes out ahead of
the game.
Wl-tli Interest*.
"Yes, I know that certain passengers object to-tipping on principle; but,
speaking for myself, I believe in it,"
remarked".a ruddy, faced old man in
-'.the corner of a third class smoker, "it
is only right to reward courtesy, and I
always make a point of giving the
guard of this train sixpence when he
comes to see if I'm all right, although
��,  '
I'm onlj' a poor man.
The other passengers,
not to hi* out
HIS  EXPEKlENCE
done, thereupon  dived into their pock- J  He se-offoii at sijjus and tokens.' a belief
ets. and when the a:v.anl r:o_)_!ecl liis
Load inside* the door a few minutes
later he found himself qvcrv, !iei::ieii
with silver epin*.    ���> - ' ���   '   .
An hour passed, and tin- pa^ou^cr^
C(^t out one by one until, l be old nw;-)
was left ^facing ji siiruee c-onui'c>;'V.ul
traveler, who leaned'toward'him i'��'!-
lidehtially and askrtl him how ]>c ruind
afford to give the tcuard ^i.\};.":u-e every
tune'lie took ajourney.  ,
"C.h.    cloii't    worry    yonr'-'olf   .""iiour
that."' responded the old iua:i. c"l (!::i(
s.-iy 1 shall icet it back with ii:t"rc'��t."   .
"How will you?"
"The'guard is a son of mine'"���I-.oii*
dr;:i Globe.        ' , .        ' ��
in
said.
-wHSiil'isl   prcol' ol,,
him   pain   and
Have
you,
win
,      I^fe'��','_i*tle   Ironie.t. '
-r Doctor-���I'm   vvvy   glad  to   t"li
'Mrs.   Hodges,  that your husba:)'!
recover afre-r allf
/   Mrs.   I lodges-���Lord.   s'u\   don't   ��;\;.
that!  __ ;' "    r       '     ,
Dfx tor���Why not, you' uuualural wo
man7   , -
Mrs. Hodtu'S���iWell. you sec*, sir. afj
r'.�� I'd sent for you, Lsir, I took an' sold
t-ll liis clo'"^'- "'������"Ich.
*~"~ '   '   -Vf.M.  1 ������   ���
T *
"   F'IrIi   Have So  "Ryelltlx. "'
Fishes���are without eyelids, properly
so'cal led, and. as the eye is at all times
washed by the surrounding witter, that
gland which. supplies moisture to the
eye fis not required and therefore does
uot exist/,,v --  .'\ '       '
BiifliM "For ,\Vorliiinja*. '   <
. A Marge, factory,'in Jena. Genuar.y,
utilizes its surplus.hot water;iii'such a
.way as to afiord 'the Jaboroivs nearly
1.000 baths per week.' '.       * -. ,f
1 Mucita��e~Fnr'Stai��pn.     ,'
The mucilage ou the. back of - postage
.stamps .is nothing, but dextrin ���dis
solved in water, with a little'ulum. vinegar and alcohol added." It is the lihetst'
mucilage."In the world., tor-w'hen it is
once set-paper or cloth /gummed with
it'will tear anywhere* else rather than
at tbe-joiut-     - ,       ,-"'',      .*"-���>
whjfh.   lio
woakntws
Which,   ir.anifcstc-a,
JjrH-i.
- But   ^.���h]cil   ho could  not  listen  to  with
'  inoi->icit.'SS. ,
In fact, licsaid, .t always tr.tule him hot
rl'u hear grown  peoulc talk siuth tommy-"
roL' ���
Wlir-refore he* to6k'.-i contrary delight
Tho superstitious ones-he met in shock-
-Things Hint \%'OUld arive most of us quite
a flight,
lie  Mjiulvu of  in   a   manner   worse  than
mocking . ^
Tie ��l-i\-:ijs made'it one of his chief boasts'
That  lie liad nuvr-r heyn afraid of ghostb.'
V\*h(-n he .spilled salt, he scorned to throw
'     ,' a1 pinch  '! ' '
(Bud luck averting) over his left shoul-
To orrt^ns b" would never yield nn Inch.
I'm v<-f,v cure no person could be bolder.
Jn dressing thcie is very Utile, doubt
lie tinned his hose" if tput on'wrong side
out, '      I ,    ,
' '"*
Bn't retribution tollowcd. for one day
He broke a mirror.    It was quite a large
- one. o
I'd hate- to pay the bill he had to pay.
���j'o'i know how awfully sometimes they
chargo. one.   .
He,said 'with   fervor   that   he   had   been
_    "stuck",'*    ���' .       ''     t. <r
And    owned- , that , time   'the  , breaking
brought bad luck. ,        ,    <        ',   ,'
Then���this,    I    think,    was    also    rattier',
c-.ua mt���     ,. , ���;_,-'
That  morning he walked  underneath a
ladder.5 ' *f'
rThe man abovo,upset, a~-pot of paint.    .  .
f   "Which.!   falling,   made   the- man   below
' muc i madder. ' __, <      l
And   (circumstances   tjomelimes   so   cora-
���f \ bine)      '       ^ ;       ' ~ -   . '
The'painter then'was working o,n a sign.
\   '      *     '
-Indoors he raised a.fineaimbrella next���
i   Bad   luck, of course,  but he'd show ha
despised, it. '       .���'.'�����
The name was on-tthe, inside, and.jquite
'   vexed,-* ��   _.     :        ' '; ' '
The rightful owner saw and recognized
'  .it. '   * -
The.,thing  was  rather,  awkward ' to  ex-
i,    -plain: ' <-   ',    .���,.    ">'
He'll   pause   when   tempted'  to ''do;  that
< again. ' *>  "        ���
SEA FLOWER
- In   the   Ctinonann."
A<recent'Germai! twuolcr'iii' the Cau-j
casus'reports that" he saw many luuid-
some men; but not one of the beautiful
women  for  which   that  region   is'famous, although in .the villau.es e\erv-
body turned out 1o-see him.
Well, things like, that Just happened right
along. ���        > u
j    I, did'.not  say,   Io think,   that ��day , wai��
Friday��� ," ,' '' ' ,
The   worst  of   all   th��#_ week.     I "may   be
wrong,, A   "   '       '��* '
'"rBui I would never pick that day for-my
���    day.     ���   , , " -
He   said   at. last���his   pride   had   had Jts
fall���               ���".,-*"      ,-     . �� ,
There" might be something Injt after all.
������              i         ���Chicago Daily- News.y
'   ' __.    . / ,
.     His Off Bay. ,       *'    .' '
' There were six or eight mon talking
about a dogfight-when Centered the
drugstore in,a ^Dakota, town amlasked
for -;epsohi salts,; .and". Hhe druggist
seemed��� deeply interested., /He. fussed
.around,aiid'put up'-a.'pacjkag'e and was
giving no further, heed to me ;when.' 1;
asked:,"    ' * -"     '   *��� ^''     v -
"Did^you ,put up salts or arsenic for
me
���;��
The-   Q,ne��*r   Wffle   Ci-e   inrex   iCnow*
The que<*rest pets 'in,, the world are
kept in a beautiful row of clear, flashing, round glass . tanks'' 'on an upper
floor of a large aquarium. As you approach the tanks you behold glowing
little groups of color and artisticdjlend-
ing and mingling.'of , fantastic weeds. ���
and-shining stones.'1 Then1'when youi
peer, into the' tanks you (see what at
first seem to you just like particularly.'
handsome and^gorgeous flowers .growing all over the little rockeries. Some,
of the  flowers  look  like dainty ,pinlc
��� and white and yellow^ and"-purple aad.
crimson' dahlias.     Others 'look "almost!
like    daisies,    with    lacelike . petals;; ���
Others look like little star flowers,'all'
.pure white and perfect.   These flowers-
. are of all sizes, from tiny ones'barely-
large enough to see to great ones almost large enough to fill a" saucer.
But if you will watch these /'flow- -
ers" for' a few-^minutes you 'will jump*
suddenly','1 for all at 01100'you will.see,
one move its petals. Then you 'will'
see another and another do it. Slowly
the petals unfold or contract, with-
little   jerking* movements,'';sometimes-' ^
, twining in the water like snakes.'     \." ,-
Tap smartly on the table on',iwtiic_
the tanks stand, and like'lightning all ,, '.
��� the    petals '"will  , have,  .disappeared.
These sea flowers are really not flowers at "all.-They are Jiving creatures,;  .
known ,as sea anemones.       \l .* y ?%
For .many years a scientist ��� hasr, ���
.tended land'fed them. antV.t'heJ little!,
animated flowers actually"'have como" '.
"" to know .him.J WhcnVhe*feeds 'the'm'; he '''-
puts a, little bit'of flsh'W the*;end of.a*
long  pointed stick" and \ jmts  it 'care- '
frilly down into the water, .until "it, is ".    .
near the anemone.   It did not take;long > A- V '
for the'beautiful things to understand.''"���.'""*   . y
-it, and, whereas at flrst^they" used'toV _/"/-.' ., ' ���
withdraw   their'petals" and .shut;,up-.i, '^ ,  '1
tightly " when   the , stick    approjiched^"        '" : -
���now" they twine graceYullyuind-stretch'   '*-" -   ^
their, dainty arms out as ��far? as'they '  " '
can go in order to 'reach it.���London f   ' - , ' .
Answers.    -^' -   *,'-" "    - -' V-."  c
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"Salts, .of cova-se.", be replied.
"You'd betler be sure.."
He opened the package, touched his
tonaue to The contents and said:
'"Yes, it's arsenic, but, I'll have tho
^alls in a minute." _ ,   \
��� "?. don't think I care for any."
"No?, All right. Beg your pardon
Cor the mistake, but, you see, we've
just had a dogfight and my dog got
licked, and I'm interested in learning
if he had a fair show or.if somebody
kicked liim as he had just got a good
hold!"        ���  ..��� '  ,
JVot   X?or Him.
"I don't see the sense in paying $50
for a panama hat."
"No, of course not; you're a politician." *   '     '
"What has that to" do with it?" ,
"Well, the weave of a genuine paua-
ma is so'exceedingly close it would be
almost impossible to talk through it."
���Philadelphia Press.
' Persistent Perkins���Better t'row me
down dat dime. lady, or de neighbors'll
fink  we're doin' de Romeo an' .Tifliet
*-"! ' ���XOW     Vrwt,-     ,lmi|>n.il
Didm't- Seem' Pou.tiMe.    -
Mr. Staylate��� Is that clock right?
Miss De Pink (wearjly)���I think it
must ueed cleaning. It's been two or
three   hours   going   that   last  hour.
You can't have a good time today
unless you forgot tomorrow, and if
you" forget' tomorrow it .will, punish
you when it is today.
Sect itfr  In  Bclfevingr.
"Do you know anything about hyp-
ticlLsu*'';" asked the girl in the pink
waist' ���      ,   ������    ���
"Well."-replied the fluffy, haired maid
as she held up her left hand to display
a sparkling solitaire to better advan-'
tage, "you can judge for yourself."���
Chicago Daily News. -  ���
1   LONDON, CAB* SERVICE.   ",   L \ /
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' - -       1 <    " V " if
Why It 1�� the Beet and the .Cheapest " ,-.���
(   .  ,l In the World. ,^ - ?    s-' ; . v,(
"Everyone' knows,   eitheiv from'-ex*"*''     \,;H '
perience or hearsaj;, that.the, cah_"serv- ;   v,'  *
ice in London'r to the; best", and cheap- ' "' "_-,. ,.
est in the .world, but* few of us know y \,
why.     So, when  1   was'over1 there I j -j,   ^
made it'a, point to find,out."Vf -' '-'* -^y 1 ^ ;
, < Tlie -woman\who occupied the1 other' - *"*���_.;\-
seat' in-*the. hansom -looked'"as"14f she,,\ >���$ "r '���'
would like, to1'hear the - result-of; his-'iy-lm',',!'
^investigations.'1'. "If is jnaiuly \due'," v' he/".*'','. ', t;
'!continued',V,4to;th'e^fact that'Jicenses tof,;���*'"">������:'���
drive cabsTai"id*ouses through the' lx)n- *    -   -f *
don 'streets arejiard to get. . An a'ppli-'  , .' -5   ' '
cant must, furnish the most satisfac-   ' >
tory proofs of ,bis honesty .when  he ' ���   1    ^
'files his application at Scotland Yard,/*"       .    ;
and his references are( carefully verified.   Then he undergoes such a rigid* ,; '
examination   as to  his  knowledge of       ,
streets  and  localities' that  but  little-    "���,
more than half the candidates manage-'.
to pull through it.' Those who do sfre- -1
then-tested as to their .ability, to drive- ,
through   the ' crowded   thoroughfares,
the test being a practical one. with an.
inspector of'police, who is himself an  ,"-
'expert  driver,1 seated  by'the side .'.of* "      >    '
the'would be.'Jehu as he.threads his-
w*ay   through ^the   jam.   Probably   20' '
per  cent of the   applicants   come   to-  "\
grief during this test, as the slightest.-
infraction of the" rules of J.he road .or
the exercise of bad judgment 'in- controlling  or'/ guiding   his  horse  means-"
absolute . failure.   If    successful,, the
applicant^ is' impressed   with   the  importance of returning all articles left
in his cab to headquarters without delay .and told that an attempt" to, mako       c
excessive charges means the forfeiture
of his license.   The .result is comparative safety to the passengers in  cabs
and a reasonable certainly that there
0 will be no attempt upon the 'cabby's' ,
part   to   overcharge.. his   fare."
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f ipt I
>*%
IVotliine .to  Brnte ,Of.
"Yes. Pufi'ii]) asserts that he has always been accustomed to riding in a
carriage. I suppose he started life
that  way?"
"Humph! Most of us did!"���Cincinnati G.ommorciaI Tribune.
Somewhere iu the world'there-.are
110.000.000 big copper pennies, but nobody appears to know where they are.
, * - - ^
Plenty  of Color.
"That:Mrs. Wadhams to whom you
introduced me the other evening reminds me very much of a portrait by
:Rembrandt." *.' ���
"Is that so?   Which one?" ,
"Ob,   any   old   one.   They   all   look,
when you get close to them, as if ���the
paint  had  been    thrown    oh ������by.'"the"
handful."-
ENkimo Women.
Ata meeting of the Anthropological
society,; of ��� Washington evidence was
adduced that the tattoo marks on Eskimo women were made for the purpose1 of indicating relationship.
"don't
A   Serene   Temperament.
"Mike,"  said   Ploddiug   Pete,
you wish you was rich'.'"
"Kind o\" answered Meandering
Mike. "Course 1 couldn't' eat any
more dan I does, hut I'd be saved de
trouble o' sayiii' 'much obliged' so of-
tcu." ��� -. '.  -' ��  ' ���
Bntterzntlk   Griddlecakeii.
%. For buttermilk griddlecakes beat one
egg, add pint buttermilk and half tea-
spoonful salt; dissolve tcaspbonful soda
in little boil ing. water; put three cupfuls
flour in a bowl and pour liquid over
it, beating mass���. thoroughly; bake in
thin cakes on hot griddle.
A   Corner  In   E5k��T9.
That .old hen just seems to be burst-.
;--with pride," remarked the farmer's
A S<ory  of  Cervantes.
Cervantes once gave a proof that his -
generosity was,fully.equal'to his genius.. In the early part of his life he was
for some, time a slave in Algiers, and
there he devised a plan to free himself,
and thirteen of his fellow sufferers.
One of them traitorously revealed the-
deslgn. and they were nil brought before the dey. of Algiers, who' promised1
them.their1 lives on condition that they;-
revealed thecoutrivor of the plot.
"I was that person," at once cried:
Cervantes. "Sa-ve my companions and.
let-me perish alone."
The dey, struck by his.-intrepiditjv
spared his life, allowed him to be ran?,
somed and permitted him to go home,.
���n?
do;
"Pride? Nothing of the sort. It's
eggs." replied the -Leghorn rooster.
"���She thinks she's a financier, and she's
trying to stop laying until there's a
rise in price."���-Exchange.
Cllns;*   to 1 Kin  Misery..
"Ah," he sighed, "I was happier
when I, was poor."
''���Well," they answered coldly,, "it ia
always possible for a man to- becoma
poor again."
But somehow the idea did not seem,
to   impress   him    favorably.
The   Viewpoint-
"That man is extremely suspicious,
as he thinks every one he sees- is a
shady character, and naturally too."
'��� "It's his; nature,-1 suppose."
"Not at all.   He wears smoked, spec?'
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You were jealous of a lady, and you wished, to lcill  her. Well, you asked ber to lunch, aud  you caused u rery nice peach, to be  served-at."dessert You cut the fruit  with a golden knife, one side of the  blade of which was endued with a  deadly poison. You presented the poisoned half of tbe peach to the lady,  who ate it with much relish and then  dropped down dead.  The wholesome half you ate yourself and laughed in your sleeve and  wont on slicing mow peaches for the  ladies of whom you wero jealous 'till  you were found out and broken on the  wheel. Aye, there's the rub! What  high old times'we might have, to bo  sure, but for that plaguy contingency  of being found out!  EXTRA!       EXTRA!!  WE'HAVE DECIDED to have ano-her  .Premium-Drawing, to be held on Satur  day, January 24th, 1903 Our plan is  this, that we will give:-:t.vo. .tickets for  every dollar wc receive during December  and one ticket for every dollar'we receive  in January up tili'-tbe 24th, when the  drawing takes place. The prize will be  an up tt -date, ball bearing, wire wheel,  pneumatic tired buggy, valued at $200.  We.shall continue to give you the lowest prices and first-class work as usual  We have a good stock of rubber  and,  steel tired buggies, wagons, etc.,  which  it -will   pay you  to look up if you are in  need of one.  Horseshoeing,carriage.repairing, painting, etc., done in the most scientific and  workmanlike manner.  Thanking you for past patronage, and  soliciting a continuance of the same, we  remain, ^  Yours truly,  Uanaimo   Steam   Carriage    "Works,  STANLEY CRAIG, Prop.  31 12 02  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan at  XT ���������       '  Nana'mo.  Leavesi; Comox VVednesday,   8 a.m.,-for-  Nanaimo    direct,   connecting    with  ,    train for Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7am, for  Comox and way ports. *  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for'Na-  naimo and way ports.  i  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., one  week for Ganges, 'next week" for  Crohon.  Leaves' Ganges or Crofton Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.   o ���������  VANCOUVER -NAJVAIBtO ROUTE   '  S.S.      "JOAN.'-"  -Sails from Nanaimo" 7 a".m. dally except  Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival  of C.  P.R. Train No. 1. daily except S'un-  .days, at 1 p in.  1 f ���������������  1  - t >  V* %  4  "' '"  ���������%  l4  s  -   '     ������1  ti     ,  fm  ���������  w l<w  "*       **���������".  ^d  \  1  - f  -. 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Miie and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail, and steamer  lines, at two and one-half cents per rnile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for-, on application to the  Traffic Manager.      -       (  The Company' reserves the right to  change without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale  from   ancl   to  all Stations, good Saturday and Sunday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Managed.  NOTICE IS UKREBY GIVEN th.������t application -wiil  be^made to.the Li-gialativy'AH-  sep blv of the"*Pn>vino^"<>f "Bi itinh Columbia  a: irs next.seas1 ou for an Act tr������ incorporate  a Co'upany wish i ower to lay out. construct,  equip, operate .by uteam, -electricity, or  other motive power, aud maintain' a single  or double.track standard or narrow t;'uage  railway (a) from a point on the coast at or  near Burkt- Cha,n������el or Bt-utinck Arm, tlirn  by-way of the Bella Coola K.v������r, Palmer's  Trail   and Black   Water   River to  the Pino  _River Pass or Yellowhcad Pass, or both,  thenco to the Eastern boundary of tbe said  Pr������vinee-.    (b) and   from a point at or near  'where-the line of the railway mentioned  above intersects the one hundred and twenty fifth meridian to a point on Burrard Inlet;  and with further power to build, construct,  equip, maintain and operate as aforesaid  branch linos of the said railway not exceeding 150 miles in length ; and with power to  build and operate tramways in connection  therewith; and with' power to construct, (  equip, maintain and operate all necessary  roads, bridges, way3, ferries, steamboats,  wharves, docks, elevators, warehouses,  hotels, depots and coal bunkers; and* with  power to build, own, equip, operate and  maintain telegraph aud telephone lines in  connection with the said railway, or its  branches, and to construct, equip, maintain  and operate branch lines in connection with  the said telegraph and telephone lines; aud  with power to carry on a general transportation business; and to build and operate  all kinds of plant for the purpose of supplying light, heat, electricity, or any kind of  motive power; aud to acquire lands, bonuses,  privileges, or other aids from any Government, Municipalities, persons or other  bodies corporate, and with power to carry  on a general Express business, and to  pro  -mote companies, and to make traffic or  other arraugoinents with railway, steamboat or other, coinpant.es"; and with power  to construct; acquire, 'o'p.-'ra*e and dispose of  . smelters, reduction, refining, .concentrating  or other works for the handling and treat-  ment of ores, and to acquire,; operate and  dispose of'coal'lands,-and'with power to expropriate lands for the purposes of the Company, and to take "such powers as are given  to Companies under Part 4 of the "Water  Clauses * Consolidation Act, 1897;''' and  with power to levy and collect tolls from all  persons using, and on ail freight passing  over any such railways, tramways, wharves,  or vessels owned or operated by the Company; r^nd with power to build wagon  roudu'to be used ia the construction of the  said railway, and in advance of the same;  and to levy"and colfect tolls from all persons  using, and 00 all freight passing over any-  such roads built for the Company,   whether  * before 6r af-ei cousfriiction'of the rMlwty;  and witi. power to sell out its undertaking.,  and .to piucha������e_ the undertaking of ,any.',.  other >ci>mpanjr; and with,' all other usual,  iK-ct-sa.iry ��������� or incidental ^rights, po*'erft or  privileges aa may l>e necessary'or conducive  to the above objects or any of them.  Dated' at   Victoria,   B.C.  of December, 4.D.,11902.  *"    ROBERTSON * ROBERTSON,'  Solicitors for the Applicant's.  ,17 12 02- 6t    - '  _ \    -     '.  M  :h  this 2nd  day  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN ".hat an  application will be made to. the Leginlative  Assembly of the Province of British Colombia, at its next sittings, for a Private  Bill, to incorporate a Company to build,  equip, maintain, and operate a line of-Railway, tof 'standard or other gauge, with any  kind of motive power.    ,''"*"  From a point at orJ near the mouth of  Adam'8 River, on Vancouver Island; thence  south-westerly by the most feasible route to  the valley of the Kla-ance River; thence  south-westerly by the most feasible route,  to a point at or near the mouth of Gold  River on the West Coast ef Vancouver Is-  ������  land; and from a point on the S"id line of  Railway at or near Davie River, by the  'most feasible route to a point at or near  Hecate Channel on the West Coast of Vnu-  couver Island.  With power to construct, operate and  maintain branch lines to any point within  20 miles of the main line of the said railway  Dated at Vancouver, .this 25th day of  November, a.d., 1902. >  IX G. MACDONELL,  Solicitor fok Applicants.  1012 02    6t ;"  RUBBER-STAMPS.  Seals,    Stencils,    Price   Markers,       ''  Printing    Wheels, Numbering  Machines, "Band Dating, and  Numbering Stamps, Check Perforators, Rubber Type, -Print-  in    Presses,-       &c,       &c,      &o.  Franklin   Stamp   Works,  .    VANCOUVER,   B.C.  ~���������~ TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noiees in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drum's, gave $10,000, to his .Institute, so thut'deai people-unable to  procure lhe Ear-Drums'.'may have  them free-'''��������� Address No, 14517.  The Nicholson Institute, 780  Eighth 'Avenue,  New York, U.S.A  WJ  I  ���������'.'si  1 THE  CUMBERLAND. NEW8'
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(l It was a forlorn looking house, long
since forsaken of human tenantry, one
Tronic! have said. Scurrying lizards did
sentry duty upon its porch; and the
predacious ants' had eaten *into its
woodwork. Dut to a ciyil engineer in
1ho unsettled center of Mexico any,
shelter is a matter of gratitude.- Dar-<
rel and I took possession without any
qualms of guilt, for it was evident that
the owner hud moved ont years before. While the cook built a tire and
prepared dinner iu the main room we
proceeded t<i explore, not without caution, for the���old shack looked like a
promising resort for snakes. I bad
just dispatched a, couple that were
keeping house in a Bide room when a
shout from Darre! summoned me to
, the second-story. ' .
"Here's a queer tbing to turn up in
an abandoned house," he called.      {
3lfff. - '
������It's gold,  that's -what it is���a big
bracelet'ofi-it right near the entrain*-.
There's something that looks like bones
near it."
'���.Iu.st what I expected!" I cried jubi-
'lantly. ' "An Aztec burial cave probably, and the fellow that drew the'map
found it out some way.    They buried
'their finest'treasures with  their dead.
It's a fortune. Dan-el."'
"(Jhastly enough plaeeto find it in,"
he "said. -Hut here's ,foi; it sinj^ow."
And he entered-* tbe opening that liu
���ind made'. ( "
For what seemed to me long minuted
I lay peering over the cliff at the
twitching rope thac gave indications of
Darrci's movements. Then there cch-v
oed from the opposite side of the ravine a strange sound as of the rattling
of many castanets, followed j by a
shriek of such grisly terror as I never
again want to hear. The next .instant
Darrel plunged forth from the mouth
of the cave, swung out from the face
of the cliff, swung back again against
the rock and, still shrieking horribly,
so that the ravine reverberated with
the sound of  it.  slipped   through  the
of men.    In the south , branch, above- j ^0��to��oieo'Ro*ioW|oltbSP��o��60��to��?o.~
the drainage canal they are kept busy .
the day long scooping the* top layer of j
the stream off with buckets and put- !
ting it' in" barrels, in which form it is
sold to packers at the stockyards"to be
transformed   into   soap.     This   takes j
place in "Bubbly creek," which is the
name applied to that part of the river
into which the waste from the stockyards  empties  through  sewers.���-New
York Tribune.
Professor
(in a   medical
bibinug
tlemen, .
tion  to
impossible
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college, ex-
lie was  bending over
bouikd -in  borsehide, the
a  small  box
lid of which
he had .pried open. - 'Together we ear-
,    Vied it downstairs and went'7through'
the  contents..    They 'were   surprising
enough; at least it was surprising'that
-the tenants should have left such'papers behind'them, for here were deeds
to property, leases, some mortgage pampers and other valuable documents,' besides a number,, of family records,' all
..dated many years before, but all In a
>.,   -good state of preservation.    What interested   me"* most,��. however,   was   a;
' 'small map' drawn on" prepared paper,
the  work  of  an  amateur.     Whoever-
\ drew it knew something about surveying, for he had his ranges and scales
. fairly correct.    He had started  at a
spring at, tbe foot'of an-.unlocatcd'hill
^jii-f-the foothills of the San Luis range
laud run' a  line '-up a ravine r>2(), feet.
Then he had run 125 feet up a cross
,   .ravine, turning to thehleft,  and ,had
marked a cross^on the face of a  wall
~' rising' sheer 'ninety  feet..  Liis marks
"'showed the elevation'1'of this cross to
���^   be thirty-two feet above the bed of the
' ravine. Hero was food for speculation.
"Darrel,"   said   I- to, my  companion,
"the man that drew*, that  tunp didn't
.   lo it for fun." ��� . * _.'    -
"Igiiess that's rigbt.'t' replied Dar-i
rel._    "There's- something   behind   the
place marked by^that cross, but what
s it?" " " *    w     ��� '    *
"What's the most'likely thing to be
in the .side of a'cliff* iu this country?"
"Oh, 1 see!" said he:    "A cave, you
mean.    But what's in the cave, then.?"
1     "That's   what  we'll   find  out   if  we
can locate the cave," said I.
Luck was with us in the matter. It
wasn't a week later when one of our
surveyors came in with a tale of having located a line spring at the foot of
n hill and" near one of the wildest ravines that he had ever set eyes on.
Neither Darrel nor I_rested easy until
we were on the way to the spot v��itli
the little map tucked under ,my belt.
We were to, split even on whatever we
fo-xiud. i'oor Darrel! When 1 think of
that bargain. I have a chill even .to this
day.
It took us .nearly a day on mulebaek
to reach our 'destination. There were
the spring, the hill and the ravine running back just as in the map. It was
one ���� the-Avildest spots 1 ever saw in
a wild country; one.couldn't help_feeling a' bit put\-out with its loneliness.
Up the big ravine we trudged until we
reached the cross gulch, a sheer cut
through the solid rock, the, work of
centuries of fierce torrents.
it took us a long time to make,.out
the cross;, as the cliff' was in semidnrk-
ness and patches of moss were growing over the surface, but Ave located it
at last and saw that tbe .only way !to
foach it was from the top of the cliff.
Having' foreseen this contingency..
��ve had brought along a stout rope, and
near the edge of the cliff, which we
mounted after si long detour, we found
a convenient lrce. For one of us to
lower the other would be an easy matter. ' Both of us were eager to g<��.
Which should it be? The good ��!<i
American method of a flipped .coin was
the arbiter, and Darrel won. Present-
ly he was sitting in the bight of tho
rope before the spot, where the cross
was marked and calling up his reports
to ine.
"Yes. there's a cave here all right,
but it's walled up. Lower me down
that geologist's'Im aimer'of ��� yours, and
I can break the flimsy thing in."
I sent the 'hammer down on a string,
and for five minutes Darrel hammered
and   panted,  and  the sound  of crum-
bight of the rope
and follpheadloug to
the rocks below. For a moment T lay
tiiere -srncicen. waiting for l knew not
what thing- of horror to issue from the
mysterious cavern. . Then I "rushed
down to, the aid of my motionless companion. Half the contents of my flask
had been forced down his throat before ho opened-his'eyes. Dut not5 to
consciousness did he open them. The
glare in them told me that. I tried to
recall his mind.        ' y       -"   \"' "   ��.
"What was it, old inan? W7hat was
it?" I asked him.
He,half raised himself and tried to
speak, gasping and choklnglike a man
being strangled.
**"The hands!   The hands of the dead!
At by throat!    They're throttling mei
.Help!" ' .      ' .   \     '
He tore' at his throat" with mad
strength. Then hi.? limbs relaxed, and
he fell back in my arms lifeless. 1
believe in 'my inmost, soul that it was
not the fall -from the cliff, but shocr
terror, that killed him.
How I ever lived through that fearful, horror haunted ride to the camp
I don't know. > I ,was crazy wilh fever
and delirium when j I reached thero.
It wasn't' till Weeks afterward that-
they told, me' of the expedition that
.went out to find and bury Darrel. "My
ravings.and ,the map that they.'found
when'they undressed me gave .1 hem a
-working clew to' the tragedy. ^,They
found the rope-tied to the tree, and two
of the men went down and entered the
cave armed with' stout clubs, for their
theory was that poor Darrel had been
killed by a venomous snake... That
would not' have "explained his last
words, but what Ghey. found did. A
few yards In from the entrance lay
sprawled a heap of articulated skeletons. Darrel's hat was beneath the
heap. Groping his way in. he had displaced a slender post which held in
place on a shelf above him the grim,-
dead guardians of the dead. They had
fallen upon ihe invader and claimed
him for their own.
The men searched the cave. Row
after row of long'dead mummies they
found, but little treasure. The brace-
, let that had cost Darrel his life and
one or two small gold carvings���that
was all. But what of the map and the
���maker of, it? Did he perhaps visit the
cave and perish there of terror? Were
his bones those that Darrel saw from
the entrance of the cave? That is a
mystery that I shall never ���'solve���that*
.and that other" mystery^ of who set,
;agaiust the profaning incursion of'the
living, that grisly trap of the dead.
a patient to bis class)���Cen-
allow/ me to call' 'your alten-
this unfortunate man. It is
for you to guess what' is-
the matter with him. Examine the
'shape of his head and the expression
oi" his- eyes, and 'you' are none the
wiser for it. but that is not strange.
It takes yars of experience and con-
'".fas.'i study 1o toll at a glance, as 1 can;
that tie is deaf and dumb. , '
Patient (looking <up with a grin)���
Professor. I am very sorry, but my
brother, who is deaf and dumb; could
not come today.' so I came inv big
place.���-Pearson's! '
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Get  Up   flefrealie*.
The doctors" say one should always
be glad to get up in the morning. To
want to lie in bed is a sign, they say,
that your nigbt's'resThas noi refreshed
you���that you* are accumulating fatigue.     ������ ' -
A   Hungry  Slinrk.       \
A huge shark seized the anchor
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1. am called an eccentric fnan. and l\
am rather proud'of the. fact. ''Among1'
my/eccentricities is that of carrying an
ear trumpet and pretending to be deaf
whenever 1 go on a journey.  As* a matter of fact,- my sense of- bearing is most
acute, equal to that of a fox, i think,
but  in  carrying  the  trumpet   I   have
two   objects   iu   view ��� first,    nobody
thinks of asking me questions on tri-,
fling matters or seeks to draw me into
political.' arguments,   and". . second, "��� 1
liave the fun "of overhearing much not
meant "for my cars.    There are times
when my fellow travelers comment ou
my personal appearance, much to my
detriment, but I have to Lake.the bitter with the sweet.   ' , ri
The day I went up to Loudon,, frour
Liverpool to be present-at the funeral'
,of mj'-old friend Stebbins the compart-,
ment was full at starting.    I had. my
trumpet along and copied the actions
and attitude'of-a deaf man.    By the*
time the journey was half completed
thei'e .were only three of us left.    The
other ' two   men   were " acquaintances..
of a boat in .which children' were'*fish-', Neither was over thirty-eight, and from
ing off Pareuzo, ou the' Adriatic, and i their general looks I.sized them up as
horse
pulled \the craft Pbout, evidently trying to- upset it, while another shark
swam around. Tho children escaped
by'cutting tbe rope and rowing ashore.
Tlie   Vols'.
, It takes a steamer a'week to go down
the Russian river Volga from the point
where It begins to be navigable (Ky-
binsk) to tlie Caspian.
Puraaasy Lnce. ��� **'
Lacemaking was taught the natives
of Paraguay by missionaries two centuries ago. Today in all towns of S.OOO,
inhabitants many of the men and nearly all* the-women ami children make
lace collarettes, handkerchiefs and ladies' ties.      i
��� ...The  To\vn   Hnd   Offset*.    *
'I"bad been knocking about a Ka'n-'
sas town in the evening,", said a Boston drummer with; a limp, "and in
heading for'my hotel'I walked plump
into an open sewer which had no red
light of warning." T had a bad fall and
throfce my hip. and I wasn't yel out of
tboLsower when I made up my mind to
suo'for $20.000'damages. 1 was taken
to the hospital,-and next day the city
attorney called on mo to know what I
,was going to do.
sue   the   town,   of
. bling masonry told me that lie was
���making headway. .'Presently thei'e
-came a sort of gasp from hiinl
"Phew: That's bad air! Don't dare
go in there for a bit."
."Throw in a lighted match, and. if
*t burns the air is pure enough," 1
called'"excitedly, for I was iu a hurry
Jo know what was in that: cave.
"There she goes." said Darrel a minute later; "burns all right. Oh, great
L'ajsar!"'
"Whafs the matter? What, is it?"
I  cried,  dancing on the edge'of the
A  Mistake   Some���rJicre.
"'I 'had read." said the colonel as he
was relating some of his experiences
in China, ."that if a person fell into
the water no one could pull him out,
holding that his falling in was a decree
of -Providence that must not be interfered with, pile day, on one of the
canals, I stumbled and went overboard,
and. although there were twelve boatmen, not one of them would extend me
a hand. After a close shave, as I cannot swim. I got aboard again, and as
soon as I recovered my breath I 3-elled
i\t the boss boatman:
" 'You   infernal * scoundrel,   but  why
didn't you help me out?'
" 'It was your fate to fall in.' he
calmly replied. .. * .
"'And it's your fate to take'a good
licking!' I said as I went for him and
kicked and cuffed him about. When I
had finished him off, I tpok another,
and I was just polishing off my fifth
victim when, the sixth, man halted me
to say: <.
"'There seems to be a mistake here.
We.,;are taught that if a person falls
into the water he must save himself or
drown, but we are not taught that if
he does save himself he is at libcrtyto'
lick half of China in revenge.'
"I thought his point well taken,"
laughed the colonel,, "and I stopped my
score at five and went down to change
into dry clothes."
" T'm < going   to
course,' 1 replied.
" 'But what for?" he asked.
" 'For ,.personal .damages. Thero
should have been a railing or a light,
but there was neither, and my injury
will lay me up fer weeks.'
" 'But don't you know what you escaped  by  falling into tbe sewer?'  he
asked.
.     "'No.'
" 'Then let me tell you that the roof
of the hotel fell in last night and killed
three men, and if you had been in
3'our bed you would have been crushed
..to pulp. Ton really owe this.town
something instead of talking about
damages.' ' _, -
"When' able .to get out," continued
the drummer. "I found that public
opinion was against me and the people ready to stand a suit, and by ad-'
vice of a lawyer I settled the case for
S12o. 1 didn't even get' all that. In
tumbling into the sewer I brok<* two
planks and brought a cavein. and the
damages were assessed at $5.00 and
taken out of my money."
River Soap Grease.
The famous Chicago river is being
sold by the bucketful to soapmakers.
That classic stream, the passing of
whose water by the city of St. Louis
moved the state of Missouri to go to
law with the state of Illinois for not
keeping its nuisance at home, affords
a lucrative employment to a number
SUil   In   4lie   DnMlnmx.
Lord Karnes, a onco famous Scottish
judge, on his way southward to Perth
from the northern circuit, had to spend
the night at Dunkekl. ^Next morning
he made for the ferry across, the Tay,
but.'missing lh<- road, asked a .passerby to show him the way.
"With all my heart,".saijl the stranger. "I see your lordship does not
know me. My name's John ..(low.
Don't you remember me? . 1 had the
honor to he tried before yo��r lordship
for sheep stealing.'*,
"Now I recollect you, John," replied
the  judge.     "And   how  is your  wife?
She. tor>,  had the honor to appear before me fpr receiving th.e;.shcpp,*kjipw-'-
ing the.in to have been stolen."   ^*
"Ah. we- were very lucky to.���'gS^'off
for want of. evidence, but ,1 am s���� in
the butchering business." -���
"Then," quoth ��� Lord-��� Kames .'as he
.came  in sight, of the ferry,  "we may
have  the  honcXr of   meeting again."���J 6(fal of thinking just the same
Scottish American.
ilk&t\y  That.
('"holly���Miss':'Ma'-bel. do you know
you've stolen my beti'rt?
.Mabel���Olu we I l:\thafs only petit
larcenv';���Np��- York "Journal.
Act! In action-there is wisdom^and
glory and happiness. Action rouses
hope,  and  hope  rouses  action.���Free-
[ belonging to the gambling and
racing fraternity.    It was easy "to see
, that one dominated 'the other, and the
dominant man had a hunted, desperate
look in'his eyes. 1 judged-'be was in
desperate straits for money and that
he would'be willing to risk a great
deal, to make a haul. .As'soon as tiie
three of us were alone be said; to the
.other:  ,/.-' -' .   A '
f "Now we can talk matters 'over and
settle particulars." , -   <   '
, "But<the old dozer there," _protested
the other.   ' V /        "-'
,' f"He couldn't hear the.explosion of a
ton of dynamite. If 1 thought he bad
��o0 in ' his, pocket, I'd. twist ,his, neck"
and heave ���hirii'out-of the door, "but I
don't believe he's got 10 shillings about
him."   . ty
;  "You'd.be a'^fool, to meddle with any
one until we pull this-affair off.  'Now
talk k>w and go ahead./ It is onj'ud-'
ding lane, is it?"     ./    \ ., , - ���
"No.,17 Pudding lane. 'Don't write it
down, but don't,forget,it. ,11 is a full.
mile" from' the depot. . We take'a cab'to
the corner of Hoke street, and then we
have only two blocks ,to walk. The
place is open till 10 o'clock"in the even-
1    "And the name bf tho party?" ,- ',
"Is"Webb. He's & man of sixty and
not in good health. One crack ou the
head will settle his business. When
you haye done for him, you raise one
of tho front windows as a signal to me.
I shall be exactly opposite. We can
loot the place in fifteen minutes if the
safe is still open." <# "
"I have told yoxi I would uot strike
to kill," said the weaker one alter a
pause. ���
"I don't ask you to." replied tho.olh-
.^ec;   "but  just  remember, this���if- you
don't finish him wq may both rend our'
days in prison.   He's a foxy old ruscal,-
and be may get a peep at me.    if he;
dobs,' then goodby, and you'll be in the
same boat.    What's the use of being
squeamish over it?    Why not..make a
safe job?   He is the biggest kind of a
robber and a man withoVit a heart."
"But Tcouldn't strike to kill."    ..
"Have   your   own   way,   but   if   he
comes to. I shall  finish  L!m   off in a
hurry, and you'll have to stand in with
me."
"Suppose he is suspicious of me and
keeps me outside the railing?"
"He won't be. You show him the
diamond ring I have to give you, and
he'll invite you inside fast enough.
Tell him it's a p:irt of a big hauk and
you can steer tbe rest: liis way, and
he'll-pat you on the shoulder and bring
out a bottle of wine,
is that you must not
of it." *    ' '    '
They had agreed that i was deaf, but
at the same time \Y��ey had lowered
their voices until an ordinary man
would not have caught a word. I
heard everything, however, and 1, reasoned it'out that they were after either
a pawnbroker or a "fence.':' It was to
be a case'of .assault and robbery���perhaps "worse.        -
In the same cautious tones /they
planned .where to dispose of the plunder and in what direction to take
flight, and I came to understand the
affair as plainly as if -I_liad been a
third man. 1 am an imperturbable
man. I sat there for two hours and
made no sign, but I was doing a great
It has.
always been my habit to mind my own
busiacss. I have never cared who was
being robbed or murdered as long as
robber's and murderers let me. alone.
My first idea was to .keep hands off.
but it looked like such a pretty case
that I changed-my mind. It was :ui
opportunity for a Scotland Yard to
capture a couple of desperadoes, red
handed, and' no doubt I would be
patted on the back for the poiritsr I
was to give them.*
We reached ' London at 8:10-in'the
morning, and while the twp men took
b. cab and drove away for Hoke street
I called one and- drove direct to Scotland Yard. I "was snubbed as soon as
I arrived. An official to, whom I was'
directed asked me if a horse had fallen _
down or a ^chimney caught lire that l'
came into his 'irreserice in such a liurry.
I allow no man ,to rub, my fur the
1 wrong way and therefore, gave,this official better than he sent. 'We used, up
ten  'minutes"���in   passing   c'oin'plimerits,
��� nd'tlien a .detective -was. cnlW-d to
hear, my story- He heard ir in.dci;
orotost. [As scou'as I riu',nti'��u��'.l (Intact that I-was'not deaf "ho Indignantly
demanded: '   ���
1 "Then why carry-that ear trumpet?
Your carrying the trumpet .is a gross'
deception 611 the public, sir."'  ' " f,\  ,
V'The public .is not-affected'one way-;
or the other,". I  replied.- "as i't is  no
one's business'-whet her I am deaf or all
'right.    In this ease, my pretense of be-,
ing deaf has served the public a/good
turn,   unless  you" stand   here''and'let,
murder and robbery be done,"
"Sir," he continued, "I" believe 'you
can be arrested for carrying an, ear
trumpet when- your hearing',is per-'
fectly -good. ' 1 believe such a thing.
rc-iues,under 1 he head of'mis'deni'enuors.
Tom, will you,look in tlie book?",'
'I.he. book  was consulted, and  much'
to  the detective's  disappointment  my
car .trumpet was not  mentioned-along '
wit h pistols,_ knives and slungsbots.    " -,
"But you con-be detained as.a stis-^
picious person." ho said as a look of re-/.
lief came to histface.   "Yes..that' is the' ���
Charge,-  and <!'shall  detain  3*011 ^untH
the inspect or, arrives." |t.   \ ���'',".   ' ' yy-
"If" you "let* those t\\\p men carry out'*
their-plnn. 1 will'make London1..too"hbt" *
to hold'you!" I shouted in my anger."'
^ In'reply I was"" locked up! �� Aifhour,.
later (he inspector on duty strolled'in
"from his'dinner. and my case,was laid''
' before him.  It bepa"n with the trumpet.,,.
"L  understand, .sir,'", be ^said -as ''lie,
fixed.me with a glare, "that you earry...
an "ear'trumpet to deceive the public.''...��
��� "Well, what if-1 do?"-I yelled at him.* -
_ "Speak respect fully, or "it will be the *
.worse for..* you.    I take it, that ��, man'",
"who   wifl   deceive  the, genera I,' public *
��will_ also, deceive tbe police': 'You ein.
, tell your story, however.'". .. r.   ���   ���'.���',<
''���I   told it-in a 'straightforward way,'.
-but when I had finished the inspector^',
smiled*in'..derision and shook his head
and. replied: ' .    ,   - ,.ju . ���.  ,, V. .v(.v. ���**../.
"Too thin,   my, j man.* , You  v.-ant,,to ,-.;
���lead.us off on'ltiolly.'bnt ^ou'.ve-fallen ��;
over'your own feet." .I.tbiiikit'will^be  ~'\
,safe to detain you until'morning.''
''' Ai-lhat "hour of the. night'I could not1*
.hope .to find one.pf. my few~frieiids;in
Loudon  to  identify  rnej a nd.* theref ore>-
submitted with as good*gr!ice"as'i>ossi-.
ble.   [ almost begged of the inspector to
send  men  to Pudding lane.    He
1 1,'
-> \
\l
1 *
Pay
and   disd'aiu  and"
mo  a   look  of
turned a*way. '    ���*'
Hut  I   was' not  held all' night.\ At
'midnight   a   report. teachexl,. Lbe'. yard
that- the  pawnbroker  at "'17  Pudding-
lane had been murdered and his rooms
plundered, and when I  was taken'out
of my coll into the presence of the inspector  I. found  iilm both abject and
agifated.    Ho,bogged my pardon in the-
niost bervile way and entreated me not ,
to make my story public and ruin him.
I refused to make any promises.   I "had
not described the men to iiiin in tolling'
my   story,   and   now J - absolutely  vi?-
fiised fo give him.a clew.    1 had been
��� humiliated Jind treated witn contempt .
while trying to servo the police, and
yon may be sure I bore them uq good
will.    Before I got satisfaction  I  had -
the inspector, the detect I've-and another man  bounced, and it  was through
my description of tbe murd��rors"rhat a
private   detective   agency   ran    them'
down in  (Germany and secured   a big ',
reward. ���, "���
*   i r-'Mr.vrv. ,,-. �����
Onoe wli- :s I   v.-.1,.*- \i-:y :-.-;�����$;    1
A111] .Jo-'u-i- 1 !ici:;-:iii   i iJ ii:'i; :        0
Anrl iriofhi'!- i'oi:i.!n'i :;tni!<.- ;;t mv
Bv;l,it j;:hI '.!..��� nod ti> cry.
Th.-it  v.-:--s '.!���.(.���  fi:::<- lor
. y��.<u fSli.itii'tl  lui\-..- In".
���>y
The only thing
make a   bungle
'n��; If..
if i <j
SCI
J.".-"'(l
u i-ji";
Ijr-tn-riises:
���ti.t'icni  161 i
iuiiiiy I c-mii.-!  !iav��
1Sv.t  \v\x<:n Wio fover wont a way-
Arid  1   liojrsici  :���) jru-rid
And  \n;frnnl  lo '.��*t' lh��; irnoilics .
'I'll,-,', tlraudrri-a "I'ii'owii would .scud
They said iivcf t��-;i wits liottcr
Ami wave my grapes 10 X'eil
��� And  IuiikIiocI :<-id  said, "You're m'K'cty
'-M.'f.0.
liQ-
s A     tfUBlit.-!'     l\Vl��l'liJNfltt<-U{.
Mr.  Spriggius .prides'.���hhu.--eir ou
derstaniiing t lie value of iuomy."
"And that's where Mr. Spriggjns.
makes a .mistake." said the; liberal
m:in. ��� "I'le'ex-pects a dollar to buy'two-
or three times as much as it has any
right to' and  is coutiinir.lly  being
an
noyed and disappointed."
���Fatal   to   lifts   CsneJIdacy.
"You have just as 10neb right and'
theoretically just as good a chance as
anybody else to be,president.*' sa.\s, the
patriotic citizen to his neighbor.
"I cannot agree with you."' siebs thfe'
neighbor.   "We have no children, and'
that fact.alone would lose rue the photographers' .vote."���Judi-'e.
The biggest open air concert' in; the
world is the Welsh Eisteddfod, which
is attended yearly by 20,000 to 30,000
people. .      ��� ' ,   < >W  ,  f  V  TBE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  "Col.- Marchaiid, of Fashoda fame,  'is about to bo presented by,.his  .French admirers with a map of .Africa, done in hlue\ enamel, with ' 'the*,,  two routes followed' by him in his  exdloratiqns doneiin brilliants. Fashoda will be''markod Jby a large diamond.' r" , ���������  Deafness Cannot Be Cured   '  p by local applications, " as thoy- cannot  If reach 7the diseabed portion of the ear.  There is' onJy one way to cure deafness,  and tbat is toy sonstitutional ' remedies.  IDeaftiebs is caused by, an inflamed condition .of the mucous "lining of the 'Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets 'inflamed you have & rumbling sound or impel fect? hearing, a.ndr when rt is entirely  r closed deafness is, the.result, and unless  the inflainmnlion can be taken out and  this tube restored 'to , its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed for ever ;  nine cases out of ten are caused by oa-  tan-h, .which is nothing but an. inflamed,  *> condition oT the mucous 'surfaces.  Wo will give One Hundred Dollars for  nnycaso of .."Deafness .(caused, by- caturrh)  that cannot be ���������c.n-ed by'ITalL's Catarrh  'Ouroi   Send  for circulars,  free.  Address, F.  J.. CHENEY &  Co.,' Toledo.  O.     '    *  Sold by d,vupgi*?ts, 75c. ������ **  J Jail's  "Fumily Pills  are the  best.     '  ^������, The 'Sultan; of Turkey 'and tire  ���������Queen' of the Netherlands are, said to  be-the-only, total  abstainers  among  . Kuropean\sovercigns.  v'   '    ,'       ,*     ��������� *.'  '���������r *  ' J  ' <>    -r .       *        ' .      ������  s r r \ '  , Messrs.  C. C, Richards & Co.       r 0   ;  fJ Gentlemen,��������� Theodore Dorais., a  ,,customer of mine - was ' completely  t cured oi* -rheumatism. after five -years  of-suffering; by the judicious use of  ;rMINAlip'S"LlNI"AIENT^"l=^^-i;"*     .  , The" 'above 'fact scan be verified v.by  y writing" to-him, .to the Parish priest,  "'"or any-of Ins neighbors. *������* ''**"���������.  '   *.      - ' ,-,   .1  ./"    ' '���������    /     ,A.   COTE  -;   Merchant,--St,'.  Tsadore,  Que.,'*    '  ' Jm   \ May 3 2th, 1898. ,      s     '  <  . An ' , -English   dady,      'Miss    Ethel  Bloome, has taken the degree of M.D.-  at "Leipsic-- Sheas' the 'first "woman  jloctoivto-graduate at'Lcipsic'university.  . '     '        ^ '     ' -"'  Miaard's Xittiment "is the best.    ,  fc  ' VVhat^thc^mb-dern airs-Hip* navigat'o'r  needs-is   a safety  anchor-and somV  thing'-tp anchor' to. -\ 1 *.% -*        'l'���������  *  ' - _ > *,-;*    -.   -*'      - s      .    - ���������  *  >- '\.   '   "J~7~ I      '���������  " '-    ,x ,���������  'A'"marl   who-is .always  kicking    on  bis job1 is never of any account.  is one' of the most important  things for "every farmer-' to  consider.  \   -Dick's' _'-���������.  Blood Purifier.  will build up a run down horse.  It tones up the system,' .rids  stomach of bots, vworms and  other parasites 'which undermine an animal's health.  50 cts. a package.      - '  .   LEEMING MILES A CO.  AGENTS.     -     -     -      MONTREAL.  Ifow Chamberlain Met Miss KnCirott.  ; When Joseph ' Chamberlain came  over to the United States, one of the  objects of his visit was vo" fmd '. out  what "kind of a girl Miss Mary Endi-  ,cott his present wile", ..was."' ' His 'son,  Austin Chamberlain"*, .had met, Her in  Europe,H"ell very much in/love ' with  her and asked "his.-father's consent t;o  address her..,..The old gentleman was  somewhat .chary/of American wives'  for English, gentlemen/j,       (    '���������  -Befo're giving^ his consent' he Gondii ded-to meet, the lady in "per.'-orT  and investigate herself and'family. -A'  night "or two after hisi.arriv_l'*"in this  country' there was a ball at> the BriL- j  ish Embassy.      > ,*  ,  Mr. Endicott,  then Mr._ Cleveland's  Secretary of "VVar,    and his  daughter  were among  the 'guests.    Mr. .Cham-,  berlaiu particularly noticed a   stately"  and beautiful  -girl' whose  unafiected;  dignity greatly pleased him. lie asked to  be presented.     ,To. his surprise  and gratification^   he was introduced"  to Miss Endicott^.   During the   ontiro*  evatiing he paid her assiduous   atten-;  -tion.-  The i^ext'day he .called,at'her  father's residence. '< lie  soon     became  .satisfied as  ���������to the.social    status ot  ,the Endicotts.    He nnalby "succumbed,  j.toj.he charm of the fair girl arid "in-'  stead of'   sanctioning    Austin's     suit  addressed her  himself    and -presented  a handsome     young      stepmother m~  '���������Stetid'pf a-Prospective  fiancee ^to the'  'waitvng'yoimg "lover.      Austin Chamberlain accepted the inevitable'and is  said to be respectfully devoted to his'  stepmother���������Philadelphia Press., ��������� ,   /        -     r  A Olimpse of Carlyle. '  ,  >   Professor' Geddes,    ^escribing    his  first'sight, of   Thomas    Carlyle, in a  favorite  "wallc,   at'. Chelsea,      saysx'  ,"There was'no  mistaking  the   figuie  alre'ad'y    familiar  "from r photograph  and engraving'   with' its/ still vigor-  bus and steady "'stride,   the  shoulders  only slightly'bowed,  the^long    overcoat., tho'   .jbroad-brimmed-   hat,    the  hair    ancl beard 'ionly ."grizzled, , "not  white.'"A-" vigorous,   well   pre'ser������ed,  vhealthy old 'man,^a. good    touch - of  c^olor still   -oiv each tcheek-bone,''"the  teeth (apparently( genuine")' white and  well * preserved;   in    short,-     by.-  no  , means, the 'worn, dyspeptic I had   ex-,  ^pected/, from   his own and other., accounts, and viiot by any ,means look-'  in'ghis' "years���������then'1 eighty-three    or  thereby.'   Here,*,then," at .length 'was.,  the great teacher before me,  ui.v���������then  hero as frian of'letters.    To give" him'  more than ample s'pace to pass, a yet  -to take/off .. one's'*��������� hat .reverently  as  ^becomes the. student to his, most ven-,'  crated teacher,, was instinctuve,.  "one  ARE YOU MAKip BUTTER  FOR PROFIT?  .Your-success andrprofits from but-  termaking- depend*", largely ' on the  quality of coloring you use " during  the autumn and "winter seasons.- If  you; use .Wells, Itichardson & Co.Js  Improved Butter Color, your butter  will,bring a'higher price than if colored with any of'the imitation colors  no%y sold by some merchants for the  sake of large profits.' Poor colors  [produce^a bricky shade, rancidity  and, a mottled' aupearance. Any, of  these results'will condemn yonr butter. Wells, Richardson & Co.'s Improved Butter Color always gives  the natural June tint and never fades  from the butter. Ask for it and take  no other make.   "  \iTho easiest, mohey to spend  the1'hardest money to save is"  which you haven't yet .earned.  and  that  1  s Some  nien  know   only  enough - to  hold on'to what they,inherit.       *���������"'   l  ��������� 3Irs. Celeste Coon, Syracuse, N Y'"  wiitos : "For years 1 could not'eat  many kinds, of food without producing a  burinnc, excruciatinu pain in my stomach  I took rarmelee's Pills according ao* kir-  ections under the,.hend of 'Dyspepsia or  indigestion.' One box entirely-cured nie  I can now eat anvthinjr I choose, with-  ?iuii d,.s>r������s������>������-'P- me 111 the 1 -ast." These  I ills do not->cause nain. o> ������rir������incr and  should be'used when -a. c.uhartic is required. , ' j<  vie  Delicious flavor., Free from hulls.     Warranted Pure.  " Put  up  in  all  sized  packages.  Ogil  rian  ' "-. A* now manufactured.   The; great FAMILY FLOUR. ' "   <���������  tnsist on getting "OGMLVIE'S,*"' aa they' are better than th������ Beat(  J  I-  WA  .With some 5-cent cigars you,get  *ast six ,scents;,  ' >-'v '  at  ���������  The' eight-day clock is a hard worker and a,1 chronic* striker.  ,  Sometimes   it  is   'his     lie-abilities  that increase'a'man's,assets. v   ,  It is always sf-'o to* keep what you  think{to yourscii., *    ,  ���������^T^E have just issued a new  w and handsomely illustrated catalogue, a copy of  which will be mailed to any  address on request.  Whilst h Illustrates but a small  -portion of our stock of Fine Jewelry,  each department of our business is  represented by carefully selected  articles.  Our stocK of Sterling Silver  for this season is of special  merit. In' it there are innumerable gift pieces, moderate in price, artistic in  design, and embodying usefulness and durability.  "did*not -think, of'never -haying heen  introduced;''!-.The .salutation*" was  courteously /yet absent-mindedly - returned ,mwith"' eyes., r.t-hat only; looked  half into, half beyond- my -own; .-and  so'this liberty"of salutation)was"never-repeated . And- though- meetings?in  ^fte'bo^y'freqtfentl^.^tqok/place 1 nevT,  "e"r dared*s.to --seek-' in any way for the  introduction,- for ^ which . I notwithstanding longed*. He was generally  alone, as Old. Age'and Thought must  ever be.' "*Only two- or three .times  have I seen him in .company.," '  Costfol- Ocean Speeding:.',  Much has been said of late regarding*'the speed".6f the German Atlantic  greyhounds.      Not- enough, -perhaps,  ��������� has been sa������id regarding .the cost of  this speed The kitest ciua������Mon of  the North German Lloyd, Ka-se1' Wit-  helm IT.', is designjd to do ������,w->ntv-  four knots an-hour at tin exp-^iKatvire  (-of 40,000 indircrted horsepo.w-.'r; Our  .While,. Slav liner Ccdric, the largest.1  ship iri lhe world, will go seventeen  knots, with' 14.,000 horsepowjr. But,  says!The Shipping World; the Kaiser  Wilh/dnrwUl burn  750  tons  of   coal  -per day,,which is 100 per cent, more  than the Cedric. and she will need  256 more hands to work her. KDur-  iously' enough,   of her   crew   01     600  -only forty-five  will' he ordinary  sailors, tho remainder bein-T mechanics of  various orders ���������London Telegraph.    . c ,  Carnegie's I.ondoiv Palace.  ��������� Andrew Cai'negie is to become one*-  of the nabobs of Park lane, the most  fashionable and high'priced-street 111  London. He has-purchased from the  young Duke of Westminster a plot of  ground in South street, leading into  Par.k lane, just beyond the "handsome  house of J. P. "Morgan, Jr. It is  said the house will bo as much 'like  Mr. Carnegie's great mansion in  Fifth avenue, in New York, as it is  possible'for a London house to be  and that the cosu will he something  like ."55,000,000. Mr. Carnegie will  have for his immediate neighbors  Lord Brassey, the dowager Countess  of Kosslyn, Lady Henry Somerset,  Alfred. Beit, the 'richest* man in "England, and Mr. ��������� Eckstein and J. B.  Robinson, two other South African  millionaires;     ,     .'*" ���������',.���������"..���������  T-.V  People like'a man better if he lias  at    least', one  idea  of'his  own>   and  Sticks* to' it. , " '', , "     . ' ,.*.,  "Misfortune is .110 Vespector of persons, and neither ,is fortune, .for that  matter.  ..-''���������, J       *"*"'  "Wh en[using common tea  sou may mistake bitterness  for strength,Bi0LD -: STAN-  0AR-D��������� f t A ^unequalled  1    '   .  , -���������'*���������. '    1 '  for(strength and f������^  r*  >  vv^i  iJ*H  HA  ������,  \(y#y  IT3  2-V   Wv  A WONDERFUL  MEDICINE  *���������������  *>  ~  \y\  it  ' "Every ���������- man1  would "'rather line, nip  in\frontof' a, dry "goods   store   than  go inside with his  wile.  "^ Nothing varies so. much as"*-���������the  promises people make and their performances        " v- , i       ���������   -  , f .- '       ���������I ���������- '  _' .    * -  '       * ,^r+     -T^ : if '   \  -  VP'.'"'Ot-bottle.up your.happiness ;  you ������* should - let   the "worldc have-1 -the  benefit of it. "i     ]\1: -.- '. ",     "   '-" , ���������:  fame's Celery  Compound  CURES RHEUMATISM,  \n ������4**~ SiM, I  ry ,?**;, P.\  ..i (a  FOR ALL  BILIOUS AND NERVOUS DISORDERS,  Sick Headache, Constipation,   *\;;:r ;  Wind and Pains in Stomach, Impaired Digestion,  Disordered Liver and; Female "Ailments/  y^yM0i  H"  "r-" -it  The Sstfo now; exceeds SiX MILLION Boxes aor Annum*  --" '/    Prepared only by the Proprietor; THOMAS BE5CHAM, St. Helens, England. '\ y -  Sold Everywhere in Canada and U. S. American  " "   -        f       In boxes������ 2jS cents. ^ >  ',  $4r>\i  * i    t^fl   ^  "*j-jfp  V, ^"JV '  The Only Medicine  That Prevents a  "Return of-the Terrible  -    Disease.  rie Bros.,  Jewelers,      ,    <  Yonse and Adelaide Streets*  Toronto.  Housocleanliig: l>y Ali-.  The first stationary compressed air  cleaning apparatus: to be placed .'n a  hotel in the United States, if not in  the world, was put; in operation in  Milwaukee recently, says'-��������� The Milwaukee Sentinel.' The compressor-is  located in the basement, and from it  pipes . led to every floor of the  building-, with places thereon for at-  tach'ng hose. It is an automatic  piece; of mechanism, and when in use  the "air pressure is kept at eighty  pounds to the square inch. The air  current is sent through the carpets,  furniture and bedding, driving out  all dirt and rendering them sweet and  clean.       ���������      ���������  "I am told that Jones is a regular  leech.   Is that true?"  ;  "No, I would hardly say that A  leech, you know, never gets slack on  _JL_i_eir.-,J.-.-_;ew -Jfoi-k .TUues- "  , Ilheumatism, x which does its terrl-  rit)Jo work in the muscles, joints and  tissues, is caused by uric acid which  gathers in the_ blood. To get rid of  thi.s poisonous acid which produces  tho irritations,' pains, agonies, inflammations-and swellings peculiar to  rheumatism, Paine's Celery Compound should* be used without delay.  N"o other medicine gives such prompt  cheering and happy results. It is the  only medicme that prevents a return  of the dreaded disease. Paine's Celery-Compound braces the nerves, the  blood*is cleared of all irritating poisons, tissue and muscle are built up  and the digestive organs perfectly  toned. Do not treat with indifference  the slightest symptoms; early use of  Payic's Celery Compound will pro-  vent weeks and' months of. suffering.  }Ir. O ,r. McDonald, Cornwall, Out',  urites .is follows : <  For three years T suffered terribly  from rheumatism. It seemed lo me  that I was forced to endure -all the  agonies and pains that a mortal  could possibly experience from the  diseas-o. While .suffering", I tried  many of the advertised medicines, also doctors'> prescriptions, but never  found a cure until I procured a supply oi Paine's Celery Compound It  worked like a charm, and seemed to  strike at the very root of my troublc.  T am now. cured; all pains are. banished, and in every respect I am a  new man."    . '  -4������  1  ISONj  ]w������������trimony (view to) gentlemen should  join the Brltisu Correspondence "Bureau,  164 Klmry Street, London, 8. TV. England.  Particulars free.  T.  H.  METCALFE & CO.  Grain.and Commission Merohants.  jffijfheHt prices pitld for wheat, oats, barley or flax in t-arlot*. Wire or -write me  for prices beforo selling, Liberal- advances made x������n oonsigrwmontB and handled  on commission,   jtjicensed and Bonded.  *?. O, Box 550, Wlnnipog, man.  IMPEREAL MAPLE SYRUP  The quality standard fro���������������.��������� Ocean to  Ocean. Your money back If not' i������t-  infactory. - - - '   -  2tO*SE & LAFIAjMME, Afyts., MONTBEAL.  Food is so dear at Stellenbosch,  Cape Colony, -that the men' of a battery- of, the Px-oyal Horse Artillery  Stationed thei'e propose to cultivate  their own vegetables. "'...'���������  ���������-._ .'.'���������/. ���������..���������"���������    ���������_.''������������������'������������������������������������ ��������� ��������� ' ���������   >��������� ��������� - ���������  Result of New York   Expert's  ** Analyses- of  Canadian-Made Soaps.  Dr. Deimel Linen-Mesh Co. v/rites:  " We- sent samples of the leading  ���������" soaps made In Canada to an expert  "in. New York, and had them thor-  " onghly analyzed. As a result of  "this analysis, we find your ' Sun-r  "light .Soap', to thoroughly cleanse.  " without danger, to. the clothes, and  "we are therefore pleased" to recom-  " mend" bearers of the Dr. Deimel  " Underwear to , use Sunlight Soap  "for washing."      ,  Try Sunlight Soap���������Octagon Bar���������  and you will see for yourself.     224  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  3 JX B^fi "I TAR 8 XJ BVI  Arro-M/ -I���������Sk ic������>s '.���������S._Cd.  Situated midst scenery unrivalled for  grrandeur. X'ho most* complete health ro-  sort on the continent of North America.  Ita baths cure-all "Nervous and Muscu-  lar diseases. Its waterB heal all Kidney,  Xiiyer and Stomach ailments.  Thxjy are a never-failing remedy for all  Kheumatic troubles.-.  TERMS-���������$15 to $18. per week, according  to "residence in Hoial or villas.  A man may be able to argue with  a woman, but it never ���������'does any  good.      v  Minard's tuiiiuent Cares LaGrippe.  A Vienna dentist l-eports having  made considerable success with artificial teeth made of paper treated by  a process of rr*5s own invention.  THREE OF A KIND  all LUCINASj all h_avo that lovely aroma; all that tasty sweet flavor for irhiok  the cigar is noted. All smoke them*,  and al*J made by * ,,  GEO. Fl BRYAN & CO........."WINNIPEG  "Lifebuoy   Soap���������disinfectant���������is   stronir-  lv    recommended    Ty������ the  medical  orofes-;  Is'ion    as    a    safeguard  against   infectious  diseases.  Entirely vegetable. Used for 20 years by lead*  ing Physicians. The best pill for every ill of  the human stomach, liver aud bowels. Af.k  your dealer for it or send to "FLKM.IXG'S  ������BUG STOKK, BRAJ.DON, MAN;.  \\\ N. U. No. 403.  ' & .������".  y.' .  ���������.' "*���������  %  ,  'i   v-f.  r <  <  w * <  i' -  rj  I  I  ,5.  -.  *u  r  i j.  i  i  !  ���������I  I'I  .���������  U   .  *  ^  ���������v  &<���������  *y'  *.  ������  '  4  _���������*"  ".  <*  t  -'  *^  **- J.  f.  rJ_  A*  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Subscription $1.50 ayear, in advance  'Tim. 38. Hnoerscm, Boitor.  fiS" Advertisers ,who want their 'ad  changea, should Ret copy in by  9 a.m. day before issue.  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of lottor correspondents.  Job "Work Strictly 0. O. D.;  Transient Ads Gash in- Advance.  DIRECT from tne GROWER to t*he CONSUMER''  C. J. MOORE,  Sole Agent  -, EXTENSION OF THE .,      ,..,',  ISI,AND RAILWAY. ^  The Victoria Coloiiist of:,a.late  date says the .'more public .'spirited  men "of   Victoria   are determined  that the yea-r.'l903--*shall-'witrie6s' a;  .strenuous at'ebp't on the part of the  - people   o!'' Vancouver i Island ���������< to  secure the extension of the E.& N;  Railway from   Wellington  to  the  "northern  end of   the;Island. \ A  monster petition will- be circulated  at every point of eettle'ment/on' the  Inland, and. presented to the 'Pro  vincial and Dominion Governments  The  petition, will recite  the great  ' extent and immense resources of ihe .,  , Island/and the certainty that lhe  construction of.the railway, Vhich  v will   form ��������� part^ oi   the   Canada  , Northern, will ��������� result in great and  immediate benefK'to the entire pop-  . _latibn,'ai;d that it is'the'desiie "of'  " th^e'people'that both provincial and  federal aid should*be given-.. We.  ''have no-doubt^that the" people of  ' the Island- will' be 'found  to be a ���������  unit  im'favor.of the 0b3t.ct.0L the  " petition.    But what about their re-,  preseiitatives in   the Legislature ?  Will they be' guided byc the wishes  of their constituents?     During the  last session of the legislature  Premier Dunsmuir's railway measures  which included the extension of the  Island railway and aid to the Canada Northern,.were-practically killed by amendments forced.upoji,the'  Government    by   the *,Opposition,  -*-. x, -   ,  ' which numbertd in its ranks several  ; Inland members- Ptemier Prior  will no doubt do'all he can to carry'  out a broad and beneficial railway-  policy, and it is to be hoped that he  will meet with better success than  his predecessor in office.  DISAIiliOWANOE.  Mr Chris Foley, a well known  Labor leader, is iri the field for the  representation of Vancouver District iu the Dominion Cominorif..  Mr Foley has always been an ardei>t  Bupporter of Sir Wilfrid Lauricr  and his Government, but at last his.  * eyes .have been, opined to the  'double-dealing of his political leader on the Mongolian question. "At  a meeting held in Vancouver on the  2nd inst., Mr Foley said the Dominion Government had been false  '���������'.to its pledges on the Mongolian  question, arid " made an emphatic  protest against the lassitude of the  /' Government claiming that the alien  labqr la.w enacted by them some  years ago had never been enforced,  It is refreshing to know, that there  is at least one representative Liber  al in the Province who has the  courage to denounce Premier Lau-  rier's double-dealing. . Senator  Templeman in alarmed - at the dia-  E-atisfaction caused in the Liberal  ranks by Sir Wilfrid's oft repeated  disallowa-ce    of   Provincial   Acts  dealing with Mongolian immigra-.  tion,  and is endeavoring to throw  the blame on the Imperial'Govern-^  ment. This won't-do, however. The  Hon. Joseph Chamberlain long ago  informed .Sir Wilfrid Lauri'er that"  legislation on  the lines of the .Act *  in   force in Natal was within-the...  'powers'-'of'our-Legislature, and Sir'**  .Wilfrid has never'said that the Im-.  peria'l Government- has ever asked  him "to   disallow .'Acts-drawn   up  . y,  * - j     < ���������' \, '  O  on such lines ., -t  ���������l'._KlH,JUH.'l.' XWB'litfWLM  11; The Board of Mining Experts appointed by the Governmeiit-.to --iri-'  vestigate the cause of the fatal mine'  "-explosion at Fe'rnie on-May,22nd,  1902,, have decided that the.acci.-"  dent   was   cau.������ed  by  exposing   a  ** <  naked-flamel --      '" *' -  Comox Assessment District...  a  YTOTICE IS'HEREBY GIVEN -in  1* '-.accordance with the St.Uuies, that  Provincial Revenue Tax and all assessed  Taxes'and Income' Tax, assessed and  levied under the A-*sessment Act and  aotendments, are now due and payable  for the year 1903. All taxes collected for  the Comox Assessment District are due  and payable at my office, situate at Cumberland. This notice, in terms of Law,  is equivalent to^a personal demand by  me upon all persons liable for taxes.  Dated at Cumberland 2nd Jany., 1903.  JOHN BAIRD, .  , ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR,  Comox'Assessmem District,  Cumberland Post-Offire.  7-1-'02.    4t.  MUNICIPALITY-OF  THE'.CITY OF  CUMBERLAND-  \ ' i *" ��������� '  Statement of City Treasury  DECEMBER 31at,  1902.  ���������, ��������� ���������     '      ' "Receipts.  January 1st, 1902.,*'  " Balance cash on hand,    V ,  'Trade Licenses,1'      ''\-  '.Real Estate, '  "Scavenger Account;  Road Tax, , : ,  Sidewalk Tax,      ,    i   , * **  - Dog Tax, ' ,      '    '  Scale'Account,     - ,i  "Police Court,     ' \   '     [, "  Hall Rent, ,     ��������� v  Brown's Estate,  r/i  r yiin,  1875.00  1118:6o  893 25  328 00  103 80.  . 34"00  113:50  160 00.  ,<  n 50"  39 75  $4697 94  - -  A, Fine,. AssQftment  r        _ . ) i r \ * *  7 ., of ' Cutlery ' apcl'j   General   . Hardware.  \\r   RECEIVED AT THE........." ,....'...../.-..���������' :���������,-,"���������"  'ma/gn>et} : /������������������C-ASH '   ��������� STORE  Pocket Knives- . Table. .Knives, and Forks  Spoons' of all kinds; ;Scissors, Razors and,  Clippers,   Tea; Trays,   Meat  Choppers,- -&c\  Cashing  machines.   ; V  i  Dunsmirir Avenue,  '\;  Cumlierlanil, BiO.  *.Z(  il^^ ���������      System.:  Or facilities, for". Storing* Perishable Articles are'now"', :" / '  "c nplete. Eggs, .^.Butter,. Game; Fowl ��������� and , Metits -of' _.' ;���������  -kinds Stored at" Reasonable ���������,Rates* ,'..... \\ ........  V  ; -. Expenditure,  Election Account���������E'.ectric L'ght, %   35 90  " .."      .1902,  ������Refund tfoad Tux,1     '       ^_  Ca-h Advances to School,  Sul)^cription to Bind, .  Donation to Coronation Sports,  : Premium on Insurance to'Septem-  " ber 1st, 1905,  Municipal Buildings,.  Isolation Hospital,  Sundr.es,      '���������   s  ' Audit Account, for 1_901,'*.";"' "���������  , Premium ori.Oierk's Bond,  O'fice Account. '        - '  '^Advertising Account,-'  btrreet, Aoo<-unt, ���������        ,  Sidewalk Account, -- *-. ,*"'  Fue Pro'������oi.i</n Account,  Eor Dog Tags,  ,  Tool Account,    \  Drain Accoun.--,  Coats Morrocbi's Suit,  Scavenger Account,  -Horse Feed and stable Acconnt,  Street Light Account.  For Scales,    ', > ' '  Health Acconnl;,  THE FOLLOWING IS  A  STATEMENTr  .   .      OF THE  Receipts and Expenditure  FOR TrlE PUBLiC and HIGH SCHOOLS  for the year ending Dec. 31,  1902.  ��������� Receipts.  Govt. Grant Public School,  "        '   "    High School,  High School Fees-  Rent,  City Council:���������  Insurance Policy, (3 years),.  Incidentals.  Expenditure.  Teachers' S.-laries,  Incidentcld,  Janitor,  40 50  8 00  '490 00  30 00  25 00  53 90  910f40,  41 85  , 3743  ,10 00'  - ' G 00  31 30"  N3S'65  '39 00  251 .'29  9 95  '4i)r;  ,8 05  90 m  .106.18  8  10  101 60  * 63 86  118 00  111  00  Refund Waller & Partridge'd Fine, 28 00  F: McB. Young's Expenses, 16 50  Sundries. "* 9 25  Brown's Estate,              ' 39 75  Hall Account, 44 10  Clerk's Salr ry to Nov 30th, 1902, 220 00  T. Banks    " ,         ������������            " 715 00  R. Hornal "           "            " 755 00  J.'Abram's salary to Dec. 31st,/02, ISO 00  $4678 35  $19 59  ������-i/\' WARD wiil.be paid forinformalion leading to-the   con-   .  ^\y"T    v.ctioiro.f persons appropiiating or destroying bur'Beer Kegs {������  XJ:-NION! :BREWrtviG C������;,?Ltd.  <    ' f) > DUNSMUIR 'STBEJBT'  Phone   27  P. O. Drawer   45,  ..-<\, ~A  v i-^  ��������� For Orchard,   Field; and  Farrri;^  --.Highest Grades.    Bept results obtained from .their use".     ^Ldapted-to all\ , --��������� . .  ?:    '      '-   -        *  '.'Soils'1.' Suitable;for-nil Crops. " /     ���������        \'~.^' -'-f; -"r ' '  ���������ANALYSIS'' AVAILABILITY'& SOLUBILLrY strictly .^iiafantc*d.   V /^  GqvEitNMKNT   Analysis} of,,'Stakdakd ' BraInds-'PhoWs   them .to 'BkJ  -',. ���������     above pe'u* cknt'of ' Plant Food' clatmed." 'v-'*   ,"'y--":  t ' ���������* *    * t *    *'.''   ������������������ ��������� ��������� ".    -   * 1     1 r*  * -���������rr-^ ������������������, y~. ^ r~r~y~-      vTi    ~-        y, . 7~ j _./,.  ' Standard'P'ormut;ae  .    \'     <"-������������������-'''    * .< ; \ --' x/-   .    -^-   ...      -���������-"'  - >~  Brand -lA" ��������� Fur Grass,'   Hay,   Grain, Truck and Generil Farming,"   '   "* "\ ,   ">  "BrXnij mi\l"���������For Oichard.i,  Iletnes,  1'ota'ioes,'rR<jpts, Hops*-s>r<any crop,where ,    '  Potash is largely needed.������ ������ "-   '.  ."^ __       _ * _,," <;'_, - '  BRAND "C"���������For Crops on' Peaty Soils, Cl������>veis,' Pease, " Ueans ' or'   wherever  Nitrogen 'is 'not wantina. - __. ���������  > ' - ' .-.".'.  We also carry "a complete stock of   Muriate   of-'Potash,   Sulphate ^01   Potash^ \  K..mite,"S.iperphosphate, Thomas Phosphate and Nitiate   of   Soda."    .'  j "^     ____ V -v ���������* , .     ,  _____________3���������������������������_M_^������__^_--*~-*'''������'^,"''>~e*',,B���������������'^^  For ?;i*e.-,  P-mp'hiet a::d Testimonials, addrets "      *' *   '��������� "    -/  -Victoria   Chemicdl Co.s Ltd.,      -*    .  VICTORIA',   B.C.  :.f'ii  ���������:\  04056 30  100 00  57 00'  3 00  150 00  340 00  S470G 30  $3900 00  421 40.  256 00  S.1577'40 -  "Balance Cash on hand, '  Outstanding   Accounts   due   the  City to Dec. 31st, 1902 :���������  From  Taxes'  "    Sidewalk Tax,  "   Scavenger Account,  $254 60  :    46 35-  82 25  $383 20  A.  High Sohool Fees due,  Balance Cash on hand,  SI2 00  '   .   ' 128 90  '        Total, _1__L?������  Thomas H. Carey, Secy.  January 10th,   1903���������Audited aud found  correct.���������F. A. Anlky, Auditor.  Total.  Outstanding Accounts against the Cicy,  8862 87, with Yarwood'a charges re Mor-  rochi's case not in yet.    -���������  I herehy certify  1   have examined the  books and found them correct.  Respectfully submitted,  F. A. AjMley, Auditor.  Cumberland, B C,  January 10th, 1903/  i  FOUND,-at foot of Derwent Street,  *    Cumberland,   GOLD   WATCH,  -. owner can have same by proving  property   and   paying    for   this  notice.���������Apply, "News" Office,  ���������St  a  i the New Year Right  I it will End. Bight.  1* ���������  COMMENCING SATURDAY, JANUARY 3rd, 1903, I  2 will give With every dollar's worth purchased a PREMIUM TICKET valued at 10 cents. These tickets are  redeemable in Books. Keep your tickets and as soon'as they  amount to the pr^ce of the book you want hand them in and  t.ike the book free. This'is a grand chance to get a Good  Set of P������ookb wi*hout costing you a cenL The Price of the  Books is from $1.75-to.$4.oo.        Cull and see them.  STANLEY H. MGGS-1  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN thht ap  plication will be mude to the Lgeisla'.ive  Assembly of British Columbia ar its next  session for an Act incorporating a company  to be known as the " Brinish Columbia "  "Nonhern aud Mackenzie Va_ilei Rulway  Company," with power to construct, equip, .  maintain"*and operate a line of railway of  'such gauge, method of construction and  motive power , as may be decided upon by  tho said Company with the approval of the  Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council from Naao-  ga Gulf or soiT.e other convenient" point at  or near the mouth of the Naas River in  Britieh Columbia, thence by way of the  Naas and Stikine Rivers to DoaBe Lake and  x.  thence by way of tho  Dease   River to the  Northern  boundary  of   the   Province, aud  from a point at or near Deaie Lake to Tele-  / *  r raph Creek; also from Dease Lake or some  convenient point on its lino south thereof to  the Eistern boundary of the Province, with  power to connect with or make traffic arrangements with othor railwaysi; also to  build and operate steamships and river  steamers, to construct and operate telegraph  and telephone lines, to acquire water rights1  and.exercise the rights of a power company  tinder " Part IV of the "Water Clau. o's  Consolidation Act, 1897," to accept bonuses  or aids froth any government, municipil  corporation, company or individuals; to  generate electricity for the supply of light,  heat and power, and to exercise such other  powers and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficienfc carrying out of  the above undertaking.  Dated at.Victoria,  B.C.,   December 1st;,  1Q02  CHARLES H. LUGRIN,  Sclicitor for Applicants.  2412 02    6t  STRAYING on Harrigan's Farm,  a Yearling; Heifer, black and tan  back, and white below. Owner  may have pame by proving properly and paying expenses.  NOTICE   IS   HEREBY  GIVEN   thar ap- .  ���������plie-Hion will be made to the Parliament of  Ctuada at its next session for an Act incorporating a company to lie kuown as the  "British Colnmb a. N -rthern and MackenzFe  'ViJk-y Rulway CompAny,7 .with power to  con-tiuct,   equip,   maiutain and  operate a .  Hue of  railway of  such guage,   method  of  construction and motive   power  as  may he   '  decided upon by the Company with the approval  of, the Governor-General-in-Council L  .from Nasoga Gulf or some other convenient  point at or near the mouth of the Naas  River in British Columbia by way of the  Naasand Stikine Rivers to Dease Lake and  thence by way of Dease lliyer to the conflu-  en6e of the Liard and Mackenzie Rivers, ������ndv  from Dease Lake to Telegraph Creek and  from the confiueuee of the Liard and Mackenzie Rivers by way of the Liard, Polly  aud Stewart Rivers to Dnwson, Yukon Territory; also fro.n Dease Like or some convenient 'point on its line South thereof to  the Eaatern .boundary of the Province, with  power to connect with or make traffic arrangements with other railway8j ahio to  build aud operate steamships and river  steamer.-i, <to construct arid operate telegraph and telephone lines, to acquire water .  rights and exercise tlie rights of a power  company under "Part IV" of the *:'Water  Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897," to accept*  bonuses or aids from any government, municipal corporation, company or ''..individuals;,  to generate electricity for the supply oflight,  heat and power, and to exercise such othir,  powers and privileges as are incidental to or  necessary to the beneficient carrying out  the above undertaking.  Dated at Victoria,  B.C.,   December 1st, '  1902. '  CHARLES H.LUGRIN/  Solicitor for Applicants.  24 12 02    8t -  Reliable Lady Agents wanted to  take orders for  the Best  Custom-  made  Dress  Skirts   and   Walking  . Skirts in Canada.    Write quickly.  ���������''.."/   ��������� ;  '��������� V-3.^3  Dominion Q-arment Go.,  Guelph,  Out.  i 3 12 02 Box,  209.  ri-^y.H-'A.r^

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