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Array /  ;������&:������������������  I  rff ft- ���������   "  ttnr.  ������������������������*-*-.  1-  1  ."'       w     . a  ??-'���������  H  Ii ���������'  Jl  If  EIGHTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B.' C.    WEDNESDAY,   JAN. 9   1901.  READING   ROOM.  Ladies' and 'Children's  ,"SNOW EXCLUDERS and  "rubber BOOTS,  ������J������ 0     jEBLIA.Tj'F     PRICE  all and see if we fiaye your size,      - .=     '     -  r*  'DVBBIN-'"will keep Boots/ Harness  and all' Leather Goods.-soft,and  waterproof:  ' ���������. .  FOR  SALE AT���������  v^i-:  Nicbdffes' &*-"Rehou;  o  9  :������"..���������       61  YATES STREET,    V!CTQRIAf;B., C.  '-  -- HARD WARE, MILL AND  'MINING   MACPIINERY,   ' jg  AND FARMING'   AND'   DAIRYING   IMPLEMENTS   '|  **    OF ALb,KINKS. *    ->    "- - -     *r ^     ."    '  %     Agents foi McCormick Harvesting Machinery.  \     Write for prices and particulars.    P. 0: T)rawer_563. *  Ci/^S^SS^jg-^^^ ;s������^������~<=*s^^^  XMAS  T  ^  x-r'���������yyc>"*^**'    i-"-'-''.<*****'\   "i-3 "1 -'  ������ZS3CsLj1  #  6  ill  (..V '-"*M  fo  %  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  IF YOU WISH something &  ial good for the Holidays jv'  and cannot make up your &,  mind, let us know, and we ftj  will' send by return mail U  our special ��������� $  '    XMAS CATALOGUE  OF  Fine   Goods.  ellerBrosI  '.   '���������'������������������' '%  VICTORIA, B.    C.       %  , :���������'    -OF-   ���������..'���������'���������;���������.'���������'��������� ' ;;;   "���������  BLANKETS, COMFORTERS. MEN'S'  AND   BOYS' WINTER SUITS,  SWEATERS, .UNDERWEAR,'.    SOX.    MACKINAW     COATS,  '    REEFER  COATS,    MITT,*.,     GLOVES,   SNOW    EXCLUDERS,  ARCTICS, GUM BOOTS, RUBBERS, LEGGINGS, ETC.,  ETC.  New Stock of Mining Shoes just opened up.  Our Grocery Stock is complete.  All at close prices for the next 20 clays at  - The free reading room  was  successfully started Saturday-evening.  Mr. Mour.ce. M.'P.P.,.Mr. Matthews  and othei' gentlemen   having  gone  to some trouble in   arranging  the  rooms oyer the old News office, and  getting the thing   under-way.    Although ' the fee   for  membership,.  25 cts. per month, is small, it must  not be lost sight of that the room is  free to all.    So that, those who cannot  afford .'to    pay'   are ' heartily  welcome to attend the  rooms   and  avail themselves of the reading, and  social    games    provided.     Paying  members alone, ..however, have  the  right of voting at business meetings'  A visit to the* ruoms proved them  to be well lighted, warm  and c.m-  fortable     -Tables  and   chairs  are  conveniently  disposed   in reading  /oom and ante-rooms, and one may  spend  a pleasant  and  instructive  evening there:  FISH STORY  WO.. 8.  The Boss turned the corner at  Leiser's store one day lately. A  small crowd stood there as per  usual, shooting deer, grouse, ducks,  everything,    not  .forgetting  Xmas  *   a ���������' . *  turkeys at an  approximate, cost of  $5 per   turk.    Somebody - switched  off "onto fish as the   Boss"' -came up:  ���������"Aw well, you fellers' can talk-fish,  but I tell you! '* If you   had.: seen,  the one I,had h������.������ld   of-up   Lb,?Jake  there     last    fall.      Um-m muml'*  "Bring   him   home?"   asks   Mihe.  ���������'Nope.    Broke the line, and    that  line had been tested that   morning  and had lifted forty,  pounds   clear  off the ground.   "1 tell you he was a  fishl".  20th CENTURY DINNER.  A number ,j,;f gentlemen, business  men of Cumberland, and Colliery  officials, met in- the comfortable  dining  room   of  the   Cumberland  Hotel on Friday evening amd partook of a recherche' dinner, in celebration of the advent of the 20th  century. The pleasant function  began and passed off in a most  gratifying manner, nothing happening to mar the hail fellowship  which prevailed throughout. True,  'there were a few vacant seats, but  this was no doubt owing to the  affair|having been postponed and  the final date not having been sufficiently welladverti.-.-d.  The   tables     were   arranged   in  form of a T, and    were   beautifully  decorated.    Mr. lames  Abrams, as  chairman, taking-the head or   centre of the upper arm.    Mr. E. Barret, to whom is due  the credit   for  bringing the   affair   about,   seated  opposite.    Mr. J.   Mathews,   man  ager of the Colliery Co. and Mr. T.  E. Bate, of  Simon Leiser's,   taking  the ends.    That a.friendly  gathering of the kind   i.s   beneficial, may  b* known from the fact that  many  are   desirous   that   certain   social  function   of th������ sort  will   be   held  periodically.    That it    wad   interesting was proved by   the   reply to  the Colliery (oast by Mr. Matthews-  w io, among many   remarks   of  a  k'ndly nature,   gave   much   information on the bright  prospects  ot  the Colliery, when speaking of the  body of fine coal of apparently immense extent, lately' tapped from  No. 4 slope and No. 5 shaft.  The menu,   gotten, up   in   Mrs.  Piket'fi inimitable style was as follows:    . .'  Brown' Oyster Soup.   Chicken Soup  Boiled Salmon,   a la' Creme.  *       ��������� <-  - Eastern Oysters in Marinade.-  Lobster Salad. Chicken Salad.  - Roast Turkey and, Sausages.  Boiled Chicken a la: Benamel.  Roast Chicken.  Red Currant jelly.    'Brown Sauce.  ', ��������� 0 Chicken~Pie.    '    '    .    .  ,     Roast Beef of   Old England.  Boiled Ham Spiced.        ..  Roast Fillet of Veal.  .  Lemon Tarts.. _     Mince Pie.  Preserved Pears. . Peaches & Cream  Roquefort Cheese'. Blanched Celery  '    Tea. Coffee.  Claret.  ���������'       Port. Sherry.  Nuts. Raisens.        Sweetmeats.  ;  Smokes.  The toasts wero:  Tha Queen.    '..       - ���������  President of the United States,  responded to by-Messr. Barrett and  Tarbell. . 'r     ' ��������� ,    '  British Empire���������.Mr. L. Roe.  . 20.h Century���������Mr.  J. Matthews  Gov.-General and House of Com-  mons���������Mr. S. Ii. Riggs.       <. - .  Province of B. C. and Government���������Air. J.  Abrams.  Wellington Colliery Co.���������Mr.- J.  Ma-i thews.  ���������Press���������Mr. W. B. Anderson. '  The Premier, of B. C.  The Ladies���������Mr. F. Puuly.  The Miners���������Messrs. Kesley  and J. Matthew?.  Our Hostess���������Mr. E. Barrett.  Mercantile Interests ��������� Messrs.  Tarbell and Peacey.  "Boys in Khaki."  Songs ��������� were -sung by Messrs'*.  Purdy, Segrave and Bate, ancl in-  strumentals by Mr. C. Vater, who  also accompanied the songs.  The happy gathering broke up in  the small hours after "Auld Lang  Syne" was done with   due honours.  A PURE CRAPC CREAM OF TARTAR POWDER;  '*D"R,-  C&EAM  Genuine extract of vanilla is soft  and mild. Blue Ribbon vanilla is  the only genuine extract of vanilla  on the market.  Highest Honors, WoHd's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Baking J'o-ivder .- containing  alum.   Tliey ������iro injurious lo UcalCi.  LOCAL ITEMS.  A   CARD.  I    take     this     opportunity    to  thank   all   friends  who so  kindly  and willingly rendered their   min-  istrations iu my recent affliction.  A. H. McCallum.  Cumberland, B.C.,   Jan. 7, 190.1.  It was preity Lough on Mike  when the Mayor and Council of  Nob Hill thanked him for his nice  present of salmon���������be had sent  them some   ducks   of   extra   nigh  The light that failed.   Acetylene*  Xmas comes but-once a year, but  L" "* ' C  when it comes it costs "us dear."  "We regret that Mr/F. D.' Littl-> '  eldest daughter has been   very   ill.  She is "reported as being ' somewhat/  better now. 0 ' -    '  F0������R SALE���������Cooking stove (wood,  ' burner),    also     Singer    Sewing  *". "* *���������  Machine.   .Apply to  A. H. Mc-  Callum," Cumberland, B.C.-  In prize list of clay pigeon .match*  in last week's issue, following ,itam  was omitted: J. L. Roe, pair shooting boots from/S..-Leiser. "   -     ���������       '  Cevlon Tea is the   -finest'.,tea  in  - ., ��������� - t���������  -  - the world.    Blue Ribbon Tea in* th**  " O r  finest Ceylon Tea in the world.  ��������� The stray lambs are returning u>  i the fold. . We noticed the familiar  faces, by last boat, of T. Irwin, D.  Kilpatrick, E. Barrett, P.-* Dunne  and K. Sharpe. The last named  from Dawson.  Wednesday, Jan. 2nd, was gaz-  etted by the Lieut.-Governor as.a ���������  public holiday, but as the advicea  onl}r reached here on the afternoon  of that day, most of us had already  put in the time trying to do a little  20th century labour. ' *���������  Mr. H. Creech and Miss Meliado  were married on Thursday evening  at the residence of the brido'a par*  ents. We understand they will  make their home in Nanaimo. The  c  News wishes the happy couple all  prosperity. As we have already-  prophssied, the stock of marriage  licences is running short in Cumber, land and will be exhausted before Lhe end of winter.  Anew  .trust7has   been   formed  with headquarters in   Cumberland,  Mr. A. Sea ter is credited with being  the organizer eince going out of the t.  dairying.    It appears   there   is;an.  inland in the South   Pacific  which  grows,   nothing,   but   cocoanuts uf  very superior  quality.     No   trees,  ft-ubs, or   nuts of  any  other  kind  gruw t^ore  and no sydicate has  as-,  yet got ;i ci*i"h on tho spot.    Jt   is  proposed    to   -end    a   number   <f  flavour which he had shot.  And now they have attempted to j pushing young business men to ex-  maroon Mike. Ho went out to the  ridges w-th some others on Sunday.  Hunting panthers���������so 'tis said ���������  Mike got lost and did not get oui of  the woods until 11 o'clock at ni :h..  Toe rest had gone home with the  bmt. It was bitterly cold and  Mike bad no matches, so had to  shiver   on    the   beach   all   night-  plo e i.he isl.ind and to do all necessary business.'. Ships wdl take the  nuts to all parts-of the world and  p-ac'icixlly control the market.  The best part t-.'the scheme is that  it can be carried- on on such a basis  that very lit/.j capital is requited,  and the inhabit a.ts of the island  are soid to be ready to welcome tho  When the rescue party found   him     introduction of  business   in   thei*.  next day, be was all but dead, I midst with open arms.  < p-jpfeffiaa  '$&  ..��������� ,..i;.:-.>v:-;=-::.  .#/"  THE;SLAVECSASEES.  m  m  m  IIU  m  1'IK  (P 7 'A  FIERCE   BLOODHOUNDS  THAT WERE  ��������� USED   IN  THE SOUTH.  Fjite of tlie Confederate Seal.  "The result of the last Confederate  council of war held at Abbeville. S,  C7, in May, 1865, was soon known all  over Abbeville, and tbe generals and  the secretary of war wore kept busy for  Wlien Kot In Service Thoy .Were  Chained, and duly Their iZasiers  Covin Fead or Tonch Theni���������The  St-rnin  IrfrobaMy Extinct Sow.  ��������� ' It was recently reported that an official of another state was entertained on  a visi*--to a convict camp by a man hunt,  ���������with bloodhounds, -the man being given  an hour's start and plenty of time to  climb a tree. Such exhibitions are not  ,. rare on 'the South Carolina state farms  ���������where bloodhounds are kept. The same  kind of -animals are kept by the sheriffs  of many counties in this state, and they  always do well on such show occasions,  'but have never been known to run down  a criminal.  ''���������I very much doubt," said an old slave  owner, "whether there is a genuine blood-  , hound in the south or one with the 'nose'  of the old runaway slave catcher in the  country: Any breed of dogs lhat run by  scent can be trained from puppies to run  man and' man alone:., Ordinary deer or  'foxhounds take, to this quite naturally,  and if crossed with a half or quarter fox  terrier they become vicious and persistent in the chase. But these are not  bloodhounds, nor should,, those now,owned by the state or. counties iu South Car-  ��������� olina be so classed.  '��������� "The bloodhound in his perfection of  . "nose' and his ferocity was the product  of the institution of slavery. The linest  strains-came from Cuba, large, powerful  beasts, tawny or black, with white points  and so fierce that when not in service  thov were chained, and only their master  could feed them or touch them.- 'If they  escaped, they chased the first person they  saw. and their desire was to eat his flesh.  "Many of the dogs were imported to  the south- by the men who 'made their  . living catching runaway slaves. They  were'crossed on the deerhound, and the  product was a good ninn hunter, fierce  enough, but not so dangerous-as the Cuban.     Several  packs of such  dogs  were  ��������� owned in this state, and their presence in  a county kept many a slave at home who  would have otherwise sought the shelter  '   of the forest,'where." unless followed  by  . such hounds, he could live for years, paying weekly or monthly visits to the negro  '   settlements.   -  "The alleged bloodhounds of this day  cannot run a man if the trail is over  three hours old, if it goes in water or is,  crossed bv other trails. The slave catcher's' hounds, bred for their cold nose for  "' -more than a cehtijrv, could 'carry a trail'  3l> hours old. ' Ine common definition  that used to be given for the name of this  species of dog was that if a drop of blood  fell on tho track he would never leave it..  They were like wolves, in that they hunted for meat and were eager .to devour a  man run to a 'tree or cornered. There  are many authentic stories showing their  remarkable qualities of-scent and sagac-  , ity. It was practically impossible to  Ladle an old dog, and when his nose was  once put by his master in tlie footprints  of a man the particular scent of that person was the only ono he would .entertain  in his nostrils, and that track he would  pick out of 100. Ordinary hounds of  chase are puzzled' when the quarry takes  to a running stream and goes up or down.  The man hunter, acute and wise as a  man, would systematically hunt tho  banks up and down for miles until tho  trail was recovered.  "There is a case of particular note on  record in this state where the services of  a professional slave catcher were called  in to catch a murderer. The crime had  been committed more than 24 hours when  the boss of the pack arrived with his  dogs upon the scene of the murder. One  naked footprint was found retreating  from the spot, and into this the muzzle  of the prize trailer of the pack was pressed, and she was given the word to go, the  ���������   other dogs being hold in reserve.  "Miles through swamps, across ponds of  water and into the woods the dog trailed,  finally coming out on a cultivated plantation, her nose close to the 'ground and occasionally giving utterance to the^fierce  but musical long drawn 'bau' that carried terror always to the hearts of the  runaway. Into the street of the negro  village went tlie dog, carrying the trail  where it had been 'crossed by dozens of  men, women and children, and then into  a house. Here she made a.circle of the  room, came out of the same door, trailed  - to another house, scratched at the barred  door and .when'it was opened caught the  murderer under the bed. He belonged to  another plantation and had come there  for shelter and protection and had used  every device to throw off pursuit.  "It was, of course, important and necessary that the owner of such a pack of  dngs should be responsible and vigilant.  He had to be a fine horseman ancl ride  horses that could go almost anywhere,  for he must be up to the leading dog  when the slave was brought to bay. If  the fugitive was too hard pressed to  climb a tree, or, as they sometimes did,  attempted to shoot the dogs, he would be  torn to pieces if the master was not  promptly on hand. Laws governing the  abuse of slaves were strict and enforced.  The most noted case of their violation  is ono of the best known criminal cases  in our law books, although it' occurred  years ago. A captured slave had incurred  the enmity of'the hunters, and; he was  killed and his flesh fed to the dogs. The  two whites implicated were tried, convicted and hanged at Walterboro, the  militia of Charleston being marched (!0  miles to prevent their rescue by friends  on the day of execution.  "With the passing of slavery the necessity for cold nosed man chasers no longer  exists and the breed, at least in this part  of the country, is no longer preserved."  iionrs signing honorable discharge-* "for  the tired soldiers, who' immediately applied for them." writes Mrs. Thaddeus  n.-irr.'in. in The Ladies' Home Journal.  "During the evening Mr. Benjamin asked for a hatchet, and with it he defaced  the Confederate seal.- About 12 o'clock  the same night the Confederate party  continued its retreat in the 'direction of  Washington. On., and while crossing-the  Savannah river in the darkness some one  suggested that the seal be thrown overboard. This idea' was at once approved,  and when the boat reached midst ream it  ..was dropped with a^dull splash into the  sandy river bed of that beautiful southern watercourse, where to this day, its  -..ission all fulfilled, it serenely rests."  IncorrtR-ihle.  ���������S5eiS3*33-jS  "Now, my son, it's time you learned  something of politeness. Why' is it  that 1 never, if I can help it, turn my  back on a lady?"  "I guess, dad. it's so they won't _seo  the bald spot on the back of your  head."-  The Latcst.Catclnvoril In Lomlon.  Oh. what has become of tlie Cockney's %vit,  .Of 'Arrv's sally and coster's'hit,     . .   ,  When tins is .the phrase they wear threadbare���������    ,  "There's 'ah-i" y  Sam Weller would squirm'' within his grave.  And even Joe Miller would turn and rave,  If they-heard the modern wag declare,  "There's 'Sir!"  Each   spring   brings' forth   a   new   "wheeze", t*  learn. . ,        ,.'    "  "What ho!    She bumps!" now has served its turn,  But for lunacv sheer the palm will bear  "There's 'air!"   ���������  ''"Get 'vour 'air cut!"' and ."Fancy meeting you!"  And  "Chase mc. girls!" made us laugh, when new,  But the latest we'hear with blank despair���������  "Theu-'s 'air!"  Apropos of nothiriir, from mom till night,   4     '    -  The parrotlike Londoner takes delight  To give vent to this piece of humor rare���������  "There's "air!"  If you flee on vour bike, the country lout  Instead of "Your wheel goes round!" will shout  (What it means he isn't the least aware),  "There's "air!"  Oh. doc-tors, why can't you inoculate  A specific that mitrht poi-.-hanci- abate  Epidemics"like these lii.K  wiis impair���������   ���������  ���������"."heri-'s 'air?"  Oh. can't we invent in this yr-ar of Jtrace  Some form of address to take its p!a.-c>?  Tins fatuous cEt<-hword we well couid spare���������  "There's 'air!"  ���������Punch.  WAKING! AT  NIGHT.  When I wake up alone at night,  I feel as if I had no c3-es;  I stare and stare with all my might,  But only blackness round mc lies.  I listen for the faintest sound,  And, though ] strain with either ear.  The dark: is silent all around;  It's just as if I could not hear.  r  But if I lie with limbs held fast  A sort of sound comes like a sigh���������  Perhaps the darkness rushing past,  Perhaps the minutes passing by.  Perhaps the thoughts in people's headt,  That keep so quiet all the day,  Wait till they're sleeping in 'their beds,  Then rustle out and fly away!  Or else this noise like whirring wings  That dies with the first strc;ik of light    -  May.be the sound of baby things  ��������� Ail growing, growing in the night.  Children ancl kitty cats, and pups,  Or even little buds and flowers,.  Daisies perhaps and buttercups.  All growing in the mid:ii;;ht hov.ra.  And yet it seems of me a part,  A4d notliiXg far away of queer * ' *  It's just the beating of my heart  That sounds so strange as I lie herel  1 do not know why this should be;  When darkness hides ihe world from eight,  1 feel that all is gone but mc���������  A little child and the black night.  ���������Mabel Deurmcr in Spectator.  xj>������xj>������x5>������   <$.������<$.    /^<g������������-i>������^.������0@^  <r  AW(  MAN'S  WISDOM  @  ���������   ���������������������������������-���������   SHE PREFERRED A MAN  OF ACTION.  @  <$>   ������   ���������   @   ^>   ������  <x>   @   ^  ()���������  ������^i  ������  <$> ������ O ������ <(*>  Landor was at his desk, which was  .ear the open window. Tho window  looked down on the ponderous, overwhelming traffic of South Water street.  The grinding of huge wheels, the crashing of machinery, the clatter of hoof  beats, the rattle of. harness, the jarring  of merchandise, the hoarse voices of  porters and drivers, all rose in one  'mighty, mingled roar, a veritable bellow of commercial prosperity.  Landor  did  not  notice  the  turmoil.  ("no nnd iH'Come, accustomed to it many  months ago. ' lit; was absorbed, but  ,not in his work. The minute hand had  crawled , quite around the dial of the  big clock in the corner.-since he had  formed a figure on the ledger lying  open before him. , But he had been  writing. His gaze dropped to the page  upon his desk. As he 'scanned the  verse he had, written liis eyes took on  the 'mingled dreaminess'*, and sparkle  ' one sees-only in the orbs of a poet.  He drew from his7dcsk a little glove,  pearl colored and perfumed. There  'was inspiration in' the sight, the'scent.  the touch, of it. , lie laid it gently back,  seized his pen and began on another  stanza. '   ��������� '       '���������   ���������  A brown hand reached over his shoul  der.     A   couple of  letters   fell   on   the  open ledger.    One���������the one in the firm,  characteristic   feminine   hand   be   had  come to know���������he tore open  with  tin  , gers that were clumsy through   haste  Two. four, closely written pages!   Her  notes to .him heretofore had" been of almost telegraphic brevity.   Tie plunged  into the first page���������had all but read it  through,  'indeed,   before' be   paused-  t'hen,jerked back his head as though he  bad received a shock. ,  The letter had not been intended for  ' him.  .But it was for him. There was his  name���������his name in the writing of the  woman he loved���������to whom he had not.  dared to speak unless.in sweet, wild  verses which she,, never beheld. He  had'-read so far unwittingly! He must  now read the rest.- After what he had  igiiorantly learned lie-must-how learn  more. . It meant life and all that life  held for him���������the ,words which were  traced on the'next page���������life and love  or bitter and enduring disappointment:  , My Dear Friend���������When you asked me lately if  Landor Aldrich should do me the honor to'ask me  to'be his wife���������would I marry him���������I gave you no  reply. 1 will te*.' you now/ J fear your opinion  should it be lightly formed.' 1 dread lest you  tliir'1-   me guilty 'of  a-vulvar  caprice.'-   I   will   be  ��������� quite frank.   I thi.ik_.he does care for me, and I-  There the page-ended.  The dreaminess was gone from his  eyes now. There was a red light in  them. He dug his nails into his palms  .until the, fierce pressure pained."  He turned the page.    He read ou:  ���������well, I've never worn my heart on my sleeve,  Eloise. 1 can't do.it now. Hut" you may draw,  from my silence what inference you will.  "Mr. Aldrich!" He looked'up. He  was trembling like a leaf. ���������'About that  special shipment to 'the ��������� Philippines,  sir"-  -yes_no! 1 don't know. Ask tbe  elevator boy!" he muttered, not ;com-  prohend'ing, and again bent over the  fateful  page  shoulders-and   walked away  read on:  The  man   shruggecfiiis"  Landor  1  ���������You 'spoke of his charming "personality, liis  rare gifts of mind and spirit.' Who'should appreciate these more than 1, who have-known hini so  well? That one of such social standing, appearance and hereditary wealth should have singled  me out fiotn among many girls who admire him  has tiatturexl me indeed; but, should he say the  words'every woman wants to hear once from one  man,   1  must answer,   N'o.      ' ..  There" was a muilled cry. The letter  was crumpled in fierce Qngeihs. Then  he lifted his bowed head, smoothed  out tbe page and read on:  This, my friend, is why. He is not proving  hiuisclf. He is an ���������..idler, a dreamer. With every  avenue of success stretching broad and fair before  him he-..is'content to pass hours occupying a purely nominal position in his father's office. He  leads the cotillon wel*; none better. In all matters of dilettanteism his taste is cultured and  fine,   and   he  writes  the   most   musical������������������ verses  one  ��������� may imagine. One must adinire'-'as well as love  the man-one. marries.'' How can one admire, the  individual who saunters; through life as through a  charity fair? His .degrees entitle him to a university   professorship.    Mis father's  various '.inter-  .ests in many places call for his personal supervision. There is so much' to'do before he may  confidently ask a woman to give to him herself���������  life, body and soul���������-but I wish, oh, how <X wish���������  There the letter ended.  Aldrich put .the letter in his pocket.  He groped for his hat and gloves and  coat and went out into the. fresh spring  afternoon. Then he remembered the unfinished poem. He, returned, making  It, with the'glove and other little trens-  -crns. into n. nacket. which he nut in his  ureast pocket. Half an hour later he  stood in the luxuriously appointed  room of a great city bank. A mcx-iing  ot'the directors had just: ended, iiis  father was ieaving.    ���������   ' u    y  "What's up, Landor V You look  queer."  "I'm all right, sir. I want-a word  with you. though. Now will do as well  as any time. Whom were you thinking  of sending down to establish that,  branch ot our house at Manila?"  "I did think of Peterson, but I'm  afraid he has signed with the other  people."  "Will you trust me to so, father.1"  "You!" The elder man's haggard  face lighted up, then fell!. "You're not  capable .of the task, my boy. It's a  tremendous one."  Landor smiled with pule lips, but the  smile was winning. "You should have  more confidence in my father's son,"  he protested gently.  The words warmed the old man's  heart like wine. His eyes blinked up  at his boy. "By George," he cried, "1  believe you've got it in you! I've had  doubts of you. Let that pass. 'You  shall go with full aud absolute authority."  Ancl there was a new elasticity in the  gait of the commercial magnate as he  took his son's arm and went down to  his carriage.  The following day a note came to  Landor���������a formal, demure little note:  Dear Mr. Aldrich���������I find I failed to send you  yesterday my line of thanks for those violets.  Will you take the belated gratitude now?   There  was   a    mistake   somewhere.      Always    sincerely  yourSi < ii.ATHEiii.N-E Clermont.  But the news that he was to assume  control of his father's 'business iu the  Philippines had ,been made public in  tbe newspapers before he saw her  again.,' Then it was-to say goodby.  The hand she gave ,lr'm was cold ,as  ice.' but she looked up at* him with  steady, unfaltering hazel eyes.   ,  "You are really going, then?    it was  no newspaper,'canard?    How we shall  ."ufiss you!" _  "I hope you will. May T~write, to  you. KatherineY"* lie had never called  her Katherine.iill now. '    -  "Yes, ii/leed! But I'm a laggard correspondent.    Goodby!"  There has not been since the opening  up of the islands an affair which "so interested tbe business men .of Chicago  and other cities as did the success of  the great branch house of the Aldrifcu.es  in Manila.     * , '       ,  "A boy of 27 af the bead!" the wise  ones commented.    "It  seems  impossible that be should  have shown  such**  acumen, such ability.    By the time he  returned' -for   a   brief   vacation."���������more  than   a   year  later.' the  business   was  booming.    But the man who came back  was not tlie boy who had gone a way-  He showed the strain of conconlrn'lion.  deprivation    and    liard.    conscientious  work.     Katherine'Clermont   met   him  for the first time after his return at a  great  social   function.'She   was   in   a  'rippling  gown   that  swirled- its   black  waves  about,*her. feet,   with   poppies  garlanding    her    beautiful    shoulders.  The room went round when she caught  ���������sight of, him.    How changed: but���������'  ../'Katherine'  Come'away!-  How good  you were to write, though so seldom!"  "Do you know you are almost a hero?" she eriedquiz'zically.   "All the old  men  are talking about ,the   way  you  worked and the results.    I am proud I  know you!"  He had been ill and lonely .and often  depressed. Now the gates of, heaven  stood open. c  "You know why 1 have come back!"  he whispered. "To think that , if it  were not for a letter I chanced to read  1������ might be mooning over, verses in an  office" still���������a letter;it was,not intended  I should read"���������  Her white lids.lifted. "How do you  know it was not intended for you to  read?"' Then she lauglfed softly���������softly and*long.. He wondered why.���������Buffalo Enquirer.    ,   ���������  (JnTtacd  Rnlloit'l Ticket*.  Some men, withamused. railroad tick-  jets on their hands sell' them -to scalpers while others go to the railroad  'company that issued them and obtain  their .value,in money. Most persons,  however, do neither and accept the loss  when the ticket- is worth less than ,a  dollar. Indeed many persons do not  realize that the railroad .companies  stand ready to redeem unused' tickets  even of small .value, so that the.-companies must be richer by many thousands of dollars a year through this  ignorance. . ���������      ���������  Every railroad ticket bears the name  of the general p a J-*.'tiger agent and of  the general manager of the road. It is  a simple matter to inclose the ticket  with a letter directed to the general  passenger agent asking him to refund  the money paid and explaining the reason why the ticket is left unused in the  hands of the purchaser. It is courteous to inclose a stamped envelope in  which the money may be returned.  When all these things have been  done, the company generally acknowledges the receipt of tfie ticket holder's  communication and promises to investigate the matter. The investigation  consists in the proper identification of  the ticket by the agent who sold it and  a little bookkeeping to set the accounts  right. Then the, purchaser receives;_a  check for the amount, due from tlie  railroad company along with a letter  requesting acknowledgment. ���������' New  York Sun.  Origin of  ''Soldier."  ' "Soldier." writes (.ranimaticus In  the Liverpool Daily. I'ost. is a pedigree  word. Its connection with the "queen's  shilling" may not. be obvious, but there  it is, all the same. "Shilling", in Low  Latin is "solidus." whence conies ".--ol-  dura," "wages." The man who tights  for "spldum" is a "soldier."-'.In Ys'ye-  lif's Now Testament (Luke iii. 14)  John the Baptist' bids the. soldiers to  "be a payed with your sowdis" ("be content with'your wages"), "sowdis" being the north country rendering of "sol-  dis." like "otvd" from "old."  A BIT  OF OLD ENGLAND.  Tintern  Abbey rurchaseil   by   the  ..-"rills'-.  Government.  A genuine bit of old England has  just been .secured by the Government  as a heritage for the people, says the  Loudon Daily Mail. r.lhis consists  of the 'uag'ni licetit ruins of Tin tern  Abbey, together with several thousand acres of land adjoining in the  beautiful valiey of the Wye, all of  which have been purchased front the  ID tike of- licaMort, and will be maintained  for  the enjoyment  of visitors.  An aroma of antiquity pervades  the place. The abbey was founded  by Walter de Clare in those merry-  monkish days when monastic visions  ware wont to have a solid substratum of "'fat pullets and clouted  cream."  The abbey is famous for its architectural character, which belongs to  a  transition   between  the Early  Eng- I  iisn and .Decorated periods. The  church,-begun jn. 1287, remains nearly complete, witli the exception oi  the northern arqadc of the nave.  To enter the church is like taking  a step straight into the thirteenth-  century'. One expects to be sur-  Younded with fatted friars ancLpious  pilgrims, and to see great visions, of  wallets mid wassail. Oh the east  side of the cloister..* are" the aumbry,  the- parlor and sacristy, and tlie'  chapter .house with three alleys. -On  the norm sior- are ,tho postern and  river gate"; "\.������ Ji the abbot's, lodge  over. -Tin ,tlie, \iciriity of the abbot's  lodge'     one, nattirplly  look's  for     the  littery,    the   refectory,   and   the .-kit- ,  chen,   for,  look  you,  your  real  abbot  was no ascetic.      ��������� ' ' ,  '"Tlie sacred rights, of hospifality--  were duly observed, as is testifiud<by  the guos't house, b**'t over an, undercroft. " The church had at ono  ���������time the distinction of giving sanc-  ���������tuaxy  to   the      perron   of  Edward _TT.  ��������� the time of the suppression of tlie  abbey there wore lo monks. ...-After  the dissolution-the site of*, the monastery was, granted to ,the Earl of  Worcester, with, whose descendants ,  it has remained until tite present  day.  ���������������i  CACTUS   IN   A BOTTLE-  'It Has Thrive,"! I-'or Seven Ye'-a'S i:������r������  Se.-iJocJ Fl.i.sk.  In the botanical" garden-of Berliri  is ,to bv seen a cactus1' which, 'has  grown' for seven year's in a giasy  ,'flasik sealed by, fusion; it was .presented by a,German- pharmacist, J.udwig  litist, says- the Scicntiiic American:'  He explains the growth of the plant  by the ia'ct that tho.soil in which it  n-rows contains a' certain quantity oC  spores of fungi0," which, germinate  from time to /time "and cover the.  sides of the fias*k with a greenish  layer. These, in dying, furnish the  carbonic acid nocessary for" the- life  of'the"cactus.  peared f  was   then   asked   from   whence    came  the       carbonic1     acid,   for   the   fungi:-  again,-      the   phenomena  of   nutrition  w-hich   take place   in   the ,g'"ecn   parts  of the plant require an excess of tar- ,.  bonic  acid.     This  seems,   in   fact;   to  'be furnished  by  the process-of putrefaction which takes place in  tho soil.  Another  question,  which  is  more dif-  '  (icu.lt  to  answer  is  the  origin   of * the  wafer, which .is. necessary   to     maintain   the  life   of   the  plant;   this   may  be  derived      from   the   decomposition  of - .the ' cellulose.        However   these  questions' may   be   answered   the  fact -  cactus.     This  explanation ,ap-  satisfactory at   first,   but '  it  velops  d i urn.  in   a  The  hermetically-closed  experiment   is   not  me-  jhia-  cult to carry out. and'3 its "study may-  lead'to   interesting', results:  'Miiiistcrti 'Are Well Traatotl. *"  "No .man hits more reason to be  grateful to his public than a minister,  "lor T know no servant who is moro  kindly treated." writes Tan Maclarea  of ���������''���������Is the .Minister an .Idler?" in The  Ladies' Home .lournal. '-While there  are no doubt, in so large'-a body as  the Christian Church, censorious hearers and ill-mannered congregations,  just as there are lazy and cantankerous ministers, yet the average cort-  greg"ati6n is charitable in its judgment of its minister, patient under  his failings, keenly appreciative of  any good work he docs, and _ most  responsive to all his good offices.  There are not many substantial complaints which a sane-minded and  g-ood-tempored minister can bring,  against the average conyregation",  but ho has sometimes a grudge  against his friends which he docs not  express, but which often rankles in.  his heart. It is not anything they  say nor anything they do: it is the-  quiet and perhaps unconscious assumption on their part that he has  not enough, work,to do, or that he  has a considerable' quantity of time  at his disposal."  Peat as Fuel in Kussiii.  United States Consul Hughes writes  from Co burg as follows: "The question of the scarcity of fuel in Eussia  has long occupied the attention of  scicnt sts. Coal is found only in.  small quant :t < s. while wood is by  no mo-ins suiiicicnfiy abundant to  warrant e\tunsi-o ron-xiimpLion. Jt  is proposed to surmount the difficulty  by turning*��������� the enormous quantities  of pc.it to ac-ount. -.-In many districts tho turf almost represents' the  star.io fuel. 7'ts calorific power is  said to be double that "of wood. Tlie  turf is compre sed into small briquettes and sent to the market. It is  (.sfima-cd that t'o cost of manufacturing it for commercial purposes is  about. S5.8-1- per ton. which at present compares very favorably with the  price of coal."  Spider Webs Divert, 'JKIeetricit.y.  Ele'xfricity reports that the operation of the teiegtaph-lines of tho  Argentine J-tepubli.* is greatly hampered by the fact that myriads ol" .small  spiders weave their webs on the wires  until they hang down in regular fes---  toons. These masses of cobweb when  dampened by rain or dew establish  "leaks" by drawing on* the current,  etnd so great is the number of these  minute leaks that the capacity of the-  lines is sometimes reduced to only a  tenth  of 'the normal. The Govern  ment has decided to construct an underground systemi.  An Easy Cliaiise.  in the gardens of a certain nobleman's  country house there happened to be t'ix.-d  up at different spots painted boards, with  this request, "Please not to pick the [lowers without leave." Some wag got a  paint brush and added an "s" to the last  word.���������Tit-Bits.  V  remains  that,  th'e'plant lives  and, de- ��������� _  I  T?r*:~"l ?.-7n^r!,>T~  ���������~;"^rj",,a irsffttirarrFKtr'*'!  r-rw^li*: m  ���������p>  IP  ������  ���������  SI  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.O.  THE  DOMINIE.  ' 'k  h   &*���������  .  The Church of Xotre Dame du Port at  Gleremoijt. France, was built in the year  1095. u  Tho Rev. D. C. Greene, a missionary  in_ Japan, says that the religious drift in  Japan is toward pantheism.  M/-**!���������., James   M'cMnlion,' the   Sulpician  priest who gave $500,000 to the Catholic  University;   of   America   in    Washington  ��������� a few years ago, ,has now given that in-  ��������� siitution  11  lots of  land  in   Washington  valued at.$200,000. <-  "One of the- historic Presbyterian  churches of Ontario "is St. Andrew's, in  . Niagara-on-the-Lake, which in 1894'celebrated its centenary. The present building���������the second in, the century���������dates  from early iu the thirties and has. therefore, seen nearly 70'yo.avs of service.  POULTRY .POINTERS.    .  ������ r * ��������� ���������. ��������� ���������        , '  '   Late   hatched   chickens   must   be  kept  growing.    ������ :  .  Keeping fowls on - a hard 'floor often  causes swollen feet.  , A-good fe'ad of whole corn given to the  turkeys  every  night   will, aid   materially  in securing a better growth. ',  For breeding fowls full muscle* growth  * , with no fat is the true and perfect condition.'.   An excess of fat harms the brood.  , Fresh earth in the.hennery,for scratch-  . . ring'and dusting is indispensable.   It will'  ��������� cleanse the skin and  feathers of impurities and lice. "**���������'  ,. As a ��������� general  rule'' fowls  2 yeaVs  old  ' make rhe best  breeders, and jt is'not a  good plan''to market until what are need-  7 od.an- selected out.       ,  '    t 7  ' ,  It seldom ever pays''to ha.tcri chicken's  this late in the season. 'The larger breeds  never feather so rapidly as earlier in the  season, and-if cold weather sets in before  . they are fully feathered they are almost  certain to become, stun led. f v  ft  ft,  I '���������'  1;  CfflTPT   RilUffPjtT  Montreal.  Free Bus.  Am,  aUilili DAhSHiiXAh, p. ji.50 up.    E. P.31.G0 ea.  >lasnetiMii and tl>������ Eye.  It has been discovered, that the  crystalline lens of rthe human eye js  slightly"' diamagnetic or subject to  magnetic repulsion. As astigmatism  ���������the commonest cause of defective  vision and the most frequent excus"  for spectacles ���������_ is merely, a . sligh'  distortion of this lens, it has been  suggested- that treatment with' a  powerful magnet pr.operly applied  may result in forcing tl o l<",ns into  prop'er shape, or uC"'JeasL, in. greatly  reniedvinn* the' ������'=������������������"-  * ' \ " '  Pakmelee'.s Pills possess the power of  acting specifically upon the diseased organs,  stimulating to action the dormant energies  of the system, thereby removing disease. In  fact, so great is the. power of this 'medicine  to cleanse and purify, that diseases of almost  every name and nature are driven from the  body., Mr. D. Cars-well, ,Cars'\vell, P. O., Ont.,  writes: "I have tried Parmelee's'Pills and  find them an excellent medicine and on������  that will sell well."    ���������  What  Coaist'tnted   the  In a.lit.  ''What did you strika this man for?"  asked the magistrate.  ''lie called, nie "Ilenben/" answered  the shock headed individual whom the  police had brought in.    '     ' '  "What is your name, anyhow?"  "Reuben, your honor, but he didn't  .enow it."-      ' ��������� .  "I believe MINARD'S LINIMENT will  ,cure every case "of diphtheria.   .  MRS. REUBEN BAKER. ���������  ��������� Itiverdale.  \I believe MINARD'S LINIMENT will,  produce growth of hair.   ,   ,-  '   '   .���������        MRS.   CHAS.-, ANDERSON,  -   Stanley,  P.  E.  1".,,  I'.believe "MINARD'S  LINIMENT  is  the best household  remedy on earth.  JM'ATTIIIAS   FOLEY.  ' Oil City,. Out.  Qr.pen Victoria's uniformly irregular  nails, .'locordii.u .to this Frenchman, de-;  note'perfidy and longevity. ��������� '- ,  ' The young niieon of Holland has rattier a larsr" band for a woman. The nails  are ������.lnirr and of com mon mold. This indicates cheery time., foi-, the future. Mr.  ;iel!aiii! when Im> f.ii!< to'pronounce "tru-.  :y :-in;a:" at .'! o'clock h> t!nv inoi-uiiixr aft-  im- a heavv <lav in the city���������Exchange.  Deafness Cannot,,Be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach the  diseased portion of the ear. There is only one  way to cure deafness,'and that is by constitutional remedies Deafness is caused by an ia-  flamed condition of the mucous lining of the  Eustachian tube. When this tube pets -.nflam-.  ed you have a rumbling1 sound or imperieet  hearing, and when it is entirelv closen deafness  is the result, and unless the inflammation can  be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases .out of ten are caused by ca-  t.irirh, which is nothing but an inflamed con-  ditioirof the muc .us surfaces. " ,  "We will give One Hundred'Dpilnis for any  ease of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can  not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. ] Send for  circulars, free. .  'F. J  CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.    ' .  Halls ^Family iJills are the best.  T-J������x**r  Oii'y'Tnriioat.  ,   MeCann���������lh- says his people was of  lie carriage  foik   m' ti:e ou Id'-country.  i wonder was they?  .\j e( J raw  - X  was ?  I'what .makes ye. t'ink they  -.McC'anu���������Shure. .he says their family  turnout always atthracted atintiom   "  McC'raw���������Of course." There-does be  Jwavs a crowd at an eviction.-,,  a.  The superiority of Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator ip shown by its good effects  on the. children.- Purchase a bottle  aud give it a trial..  No Sodi Th one-lit.  Mudge���������Kay, Vabsley, lend me $10,  will you?"  Yabsley���������Lend you $10! Do you take  jne for a national bank?  Aiwlge���������- Of course 1 don't. I couldn't  borrow $10 from a national bank if J  were sTarv'jiir. - Indianapolis Press.  L Q.ulte  TMisnmlerstood.      *  "What's this.'" said Abdul Hatnid In  a great rage. "Pay money to the United States?   Me pay. money ?"  "You promised, you know."  '���������1 know 1 promised, but I never  would have promised, you may rest assured, if I thought you would expect  me to pay after Dfotnising."  Aonte   DiM'n.;>f)ol:it?:ic*nt������      >'  ���������TVsk���������Yos. she refused him,.but it al-  iiic.st broke her heart. ������-.-=~t^==--  J<-xx- l-.cally? , '    <  Tcks-Ycs. whi-r she discovered that  :t     hadn't     breken     his.-  There is danger in neglecting a' cold.  Many who have died of Consumption dated  their troubles from exposure, followed by a  cold which settled on their lungs, and in a  short time they were beyond the skill of the  best physician. Had they used Bicklo's Anti-  Consumptive Syrup, before it was too late,  their jives would have been spared. This  medicine has no equal-for curing coughs,  colds, and all affections of the throat and  lungs. c  Corns cause intolerable pain. Hollo-  way's Corn Cure removes the trouble.  ,Try it and see what an amount of pain ia  saved.  Grim,  but   Precise.  "Is your father going to be back soon?"  asked the stranger.  "1 ihniiM.i." answered the small boy in  leather doilies who stood at the door of  a Crimson (illicit dwelling, "i'iiij has a  party good boss, b;;j so has .some of the  folks on the vigilance c-oiuniir.ee. I  reckon I'd .iggi'i- on flip's geitui houiu  m   about  2l! 'minutes .or  never."-  If you have Backache you have  Kidney Disease. If you neg-lect  Backache it will develop into  something worse���������Bright's Disease or Diabetes, There is no  use rubbing and doctoring your  back. Cure the kidneys. There  is only one kidney medicine but  it cures Backache every time������������������  Contemporary Eviction.  This is a problem story.  "My blood will be npon yonr head!'  protests  Harold, perceiving   that ho is  about to be murdered.     ,  "Yes, but you are very anEsmiel" retorts Genevieve indifferently, and she  mixes more ground glass in bis breakfast fcod.  The suggestion here is that unhealthy  persons ought to be killed, anyway. No  problem story, we believe, is complete  without this suggestion.���������Detroit Journal.  .A STI.ANG-E OMISSION.  The.  president's   proclamation,  says  nothing  about   the  great  Thanksgiving  football  matches.  L.r1       J UDWil^A.      F AC i't-KY..Montreal  .���������������:'*5*ft-''*3^:"������-.^"*v**i'>:.V^  |' ifloway I Claii  ������*">  (ft  4*.  to  ������(S*  \0  9  362 MAIN ST., T7INNIPEGr    |  BANKERS  AND  BROKERS, . . .  AFTSB, EFFECTS LEAVE THB VICTIM WEAK A.MTD DEPRESSED.  jlliss Emiiiii Huskinsun, a. Captain in tlie  Salvation! j\i-ihy. ,Tails'llt>w Sh.e Xte-  ijuiiiecl Idea'tli Thrcugh tlieUse of J>r.  ,     "Williams,' I'ink'l'ills.  From the Sun,   Orangeville,  Ont.  .'Among th'e'oldest and most highly"  respected residents of 'Orangeville is  Mrs. .lohn Huskinson, "whose daughter, Emma," has for - a number of  years���������been 'an acute sufferer from., the  after-, effects' of malarial fever. A reporter of the, Sun hearing of cthe wonderful effects which <������������������ Dr. Williams'  Pink'Pills have had on Miss Huskinson, called at her home'to enquire into the truth .of 'the rumor. . After  stating the' * reason of his visit, he  was kindly received by Mrs. Huskinson, who gave .him. the following  facts of ,the cure:' "Some'yearsrago,"  said Mrs. Huskinson, "my daughter  Emma, who'is now captain, of the  Newmarket corps of ,the Salvation  Army, was ' attacked by malarial  fever. She was under a doctor's care  for' a long time, and although she. recovered sufficiently to go about, -the  -after, effects1 of the fever left her very-  weak, and the doctor did not seem,  able to put any life' into her'. She  had frequent headaches, was veryo  pale', and the least exertion 'would  .greatly fatigue her. We thought a  change might' do her good and consequently she "went oii a visit] to'Toronto. While there she was advised to'  try Dr/ Williams' Pink Pills and at  bnce purchased a supply. Before" she  had finished the second box she-noted  a marked change for the better, her  appetite improved', her color returned, the feeling of exhaustion had disappeared, and" by the time.she had  taken half a-dozen boxes she was. enjoying the best of health, and all her  old-time vigor had returned. Although her work ,in . the Salvation  Army is hard, and exposes her to all  kinds of weather;-, she has since been  able to do-it without the'least inconvenience.  "Some time, after my daughter's  cure I found myself completely run  down, and to add to my'trouble was  seized with a severe attack of rheumatism. Iteniembering the benefit my  daughter had received- from Dr. ".Vil-  liams' 'Pink'" Pills,' I' decided to use  them, and befo*e I had taken half a  dozen boxes I felt fully recovered and  have been- in the best of health ever  since. 'My advice to all ailing is to  use* Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for, Pale  People." -, * "  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have restored more weak and ailing women  and girls to' robust health than any  other .medicine ever discovered, which  in part accounts for their popularity  throughout the world. These pills  are sold by all dealers ,or may be had  by mail at 50 cents a box, or six  boxes for ������2.50, by addressing the  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., ihfock-  villc,  Ont. .  CARE  OF  THE   EYES.  If exposed lo a s::-ong wind, wear s  'veil.  Never abuse the eyes by reading a*-  1 wiliirht.  A bath of warm water is soothing to  ���������iivd  eyes.  Learn to wash the eyes as carefully an  roii   wash   the   face.  (Jokl weather is very trying when eyes-  are  inclined   to   be   weak.  Close the lids for a few minutes many  times a day. that ihe i:yt>i> may be given  a rest.  ���������Salt water bathing imparts to the  dullest orbs a wonderful brilliancy. This  hath is a line tonic for falling lashes and  '���������tmiied  eyebrows.  {Jrandmannna'.x old time remedy of  camphor water t'ov inflamed and weary  eyes has been adopted by an authority  on toilet matters. The proportions she  /ifi'.-cs are: {".implior water��������� imt spirits of  camphor���������two ounces,: borax, two grains  In his "Veg-etabi'.e Frr.^s Dr. Parmelee haa  given to ihj world the fruits of lung scientific research in the whole realm or medical  science, combined with new-and valuable  discover es never before known to man. For  Delicaxb Aim .Debilitated- Constitutions  l'Himeiee's'Pills act..like a charm. Taken in  small closes, the effect is both a tonic and a  stimulant, mildly exciting the secretions of  the body, giving tone and vigor.  i   Stocks and  bo-ads bought, eold  and ^K  >J\ carried   on -.-margin.     Listed $  /ft . mining stocks' carried \y  >"S--r.---SxSx*j-<;xrj;.������<.!^.,~.-^  c*b <& <<*> & rfb <&��������� A ������& <& tSs rf?s <S ������& A i9) ������ft> >?* <ft) A (ft) dfc A  -V������   -t^^-s>-"*N������ "V>---������������-'l���������-������'.---.->'^.>-'"V>- -^V'O-- ���������,.>- "V������������������������i>--v>-*-"*��������� ">-*V>- VV*^-"-V-  I Osier, Hammond. & IMi {  '   BROKERS,  ETC.,  ������*������  ���������*>*��������� fo  7} Dominion Bank Building, Winnipeg fa  y,                                 H������C  ":i-i>     Money lent at lot-vest rates. p"  '������������������������**      Stocks and be.rids bought and sold. .3"  **"���������/     It ii. way  stud other  farm lauds in j|3*  ������������������ft  JM-iniJoh ; and N. TV. T. for sale. P'  s^      Maps und  folders sent on upplica- X?-'  --,'  thin. p  Oil-It coal from leihbridge. w  1-"rices quoted to all railway points. t&  ���������    _..._.  _^_      ^     _.             .J������  ���������   THE' PEDAGOGUE.  Dr. Benno f.ur.eiianer has bopp. so in  Jiscreet as to \v>iu- a novel. lie is a  u-acher in a school, in i'.adeii. and the an-  ihori'.ies hitve warned liiui dial if he  writes any more lictiuii his resignation  'A*ill be asked  for.  President Eliot of Harvard has of late  years been evincing an inlerost in athletics, with, which he was of old little  jrediled. Recently he spent parts of tjfvo  il'ternoons ou Stdilit'i-s' field watcliiag'thiy  .vork of the early candidates for-'posi  ions on the fooihall H'.'im,  Yale university has :   ��������� -.     '< ihe fin:ir*.  iaj   rej-'-ponsibllity   for   the   . . ,'-.���������!. -.-  "uiphony orfiieslra and placed I'lC; :-;-..s.j/  .-ratio    YV.    I'nrk.er   of   the   university  cnlly at the head of i:.    This is consid  .1   ih-'.'   greatest   .-lervi.-e' an   America;"  ���������-'-���������es-siiy has ever rend.-i-cd to music'  Canada's  slubborr.noss" is  amrost  stir-.  ������������������->   prevent  a  settlement of tho  Alaskan  ��������� miliary dispute at  present.    The Cana  "ii idea of a modus vivendi seems to be  - the  United  States  practically lo snr  i !.-;��������� rlie points in disjinte and then ar  .-i'*'     afterward. ��������� Kidaiuazoo     Teh-  , ,di  TAKING THE  REINS.  Johnny Agan, '2:G5yi:. is one of the fast  *-st new pacers out this year.  Harry O, 2:0C*!/i, is the ouly horse, trotter or  pacer,   that  has started aud  won  iionuy. at   every "grand   circuit   meeting  his season.  Mazette, 2:071/i_, who was distanced in  che'first heat of tlie 2:0S pace at liart-  'ford iu 2:07%. is,������aid to have worked the  track there in 2:0-1% later..  Sir Alcantara, 2:10, over the half mile  .track at Pontiac.  Ills., the other da.v, is  Adcantara's   second   uew- 2:10   pacer   for  L000.   Oscar L, 2:08%, was the first.  Now that Ace." 2������QZVk, is dead, Free  'Bond. 2:0(J"!4. is the fastest pacer owned  in Canada aud, according to one critic, the  "handsomest road horse iii the world."  The 5-yeaV-oId, chestnut stallion Jeffrey, sou of Allefton, 2:p0*/i, and Elloree,  'i^S1/^, won the 2::jij trot over the, half  mile track at Middletown, N. Y., recently, taking a record of 2:25:!>4.  "it is said that a 3-year-old filly in  Frank Jackson's'stablc at Belmont park.  Philadelphia, ""by \Yilhird.������a ,son of Wilton, 2:l'J'/4*, and out' of a thoroughbred  uiare, is trotting.halves 'in 1:10.  'Atlantic King, 2:0f)';4. has the honor of  being the si re* of the two fastest horses  racing this season by onestallion. a nese  ure the grand circuit "pacing stars Frank  Hogash, 2:03%. and. Harry'O, 2:00%.  ,  Jockey J. .Morgan, the half breed Indian who rode some years ago for Marcus  Daly, is now riding iu .Austria, and in a  recent cablegram .states he has secured  a g'ood engagement with'an (Austrian stable. ,_'',<���������  When H. K. Dcvercaux drove John -A.  McKerron, in 2:0P*/j to 'wagon., at the  Cleveland' matinee Sept. 8, the' quarters,  'were trotted in 3!>V6. 32Vt. 32% and 32^4  seconds respectively, a remarkable piece  of rating.    '.        , '  ETTER  Goods  can (be  seen ^in America    than  the  immense     collection  of  n  Watches,  Jewellerjr', - Silverware  "and Diamonds to  be found in,  our  'Palace furnished' ,and re-,  liable jewellery  quarters.  We  would  like     you   to  be-"  ��������� come     acquainted     with     our  business , and  its  many  inducing features.    An  initial  order  ���������however trifling* it may seem  , ���������is always-appreciated for its  evidence  of  friendliness.      It's  as easy ,and satisfactory to do  (business with us ''by mail" as     (  tho' you were here ��������� in person.   '  Our new handsome illustrat-,  ed catalogue^���������sent- free on ap-'  'plication���������tells just how. s  B. & H. 3. KENT,  *   The Leading Jewellers,.  I 44 YONGE STREET,  TORONTO.  LET DEEDS RATIFY SENTIMENT.  Ladies   of "Canada: ' ;  .The. world never saw such' an exhibition of" patriotic sentiment as 1he  African war calledcforth.       '     r  Canadians, 'Australians and . tho  splendid youth, of Natal, fought, side  by side wHih the British tea planters  of Ceylon and India.  Australia drinks the teas of Ceylon  and -��������� India, while Canada, already'  drinks their Black Tea.'"'. .Drinkers of  'Japan tea " should try their Green  teas.' Up to date tea,merchants, (the-  Salada Company, for instance) now  sell them entirely ' on merit. "Mid-  dle-bf-the-road-men" are only waiting for 'supplies. While "sit-on-the  fence-men" are- waiting to see .how  the cat will jump.  Ladies of Canada, we pray you aid  the   British   planter. Colonist.  STILL ��������� ANOTHER "TRIUMPH. ��������� Mr.  Thomas S.fiullen, Sunderland, writes: r"Por  fourteen .years I was afflicted with Piles; and  frequently I was.unable to walk or sit, but  four years' ago I was cured by using Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. I have also been  subject to Quinsy for over Tforty years, but  Eclectric Oil cured it, and it was a permanent cure in both cases, as neither the Piles  nor Quinsy have troubled me since."  tils Objcctron.  "These moths are '������������������imply . dreadful!"  exclaimed',the prudent liousew������j.e.  "I agree with you." answered the man  with the dyspepsia. "1 don't mind their  appetite. But if it weren't for the despicable creatures wo wouldn't be obliged to  have those ill 'smelling preparations of  tar and camphor around."���������Washington  Star.  A  Nefvnti -e  Potency.  "Money."  said  lie  philosophic, person,  'does-not always I   i:rc happiness."  "No."   answeied   the   matter   of   fact  friend,    "but    the  brings discomfoi t  ack   of   it   invariably  - Washington Star.  - f" V . .T*.T������l<.'- Wi?."' 'j&t.^r.'V'y 5/#M"W..������.if' ��������� - 'f*KS������3W-  Your  Christinas  Jewelers.  Our new and handsomely illustrated catalog-tic.\vu\ place you  in just as'food a. position to  ���������'''..shop". with us as though  living- in our city.  It   contains   hundreds, of   the  very   choicest   tiling's in   fine  jewelry,   .watches   and silverware.  A copy will be sent you   free  upon application.  TRYRIE BROS.,  jj.-Established 1S54. Yonge and  |   "We prepay Adelaide Sts.,  $,    charges and  I   IfdensfreTney TorOXltO.  f .      .  jj-fa********^;^:^^  Bra$$Band  Iii������trumeiits, "Drums, t7nIforms,"Etc.   ,  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAVE A BAND.  Lowest prices ever quoted. Fine catalogue  60xJ illuBtrationa mailed free. ' Write us for anything,in Music or Musical Inatrumeuti. v.  WHaley Royce & .Co., '^fiiSS: m!L.  -M-US-IC  CHEAP.  Buying- the .Butland Jfusic Stock,  at,50c on the"S, is what enables us,  to sell music at lower ��������� prices, than /t  any  other  store "in  Canada.  Our Special Bargainxlots are decidedly lower than any ever offered.  "Lot No. 3 contains 20 pieces of 10c"  music for 50c. This means w^e give7  you music for       '       ..   i * x  50G, WORTH $2  Coutalnin? the Following :     y 1  ������ want rny LU Lu. "  My Lady Lu. '  I Like  to Hear  that- Song Again.  I Waited, Honey, Waited Long for*  You.  Come  Back   to   Erin   is   the  Song I  Love - Best. ,"   .  On the  Old  Missouri  Shore.  Let Music Break on this Blest Morn t  Little Baby Joe.  *   Let Me "Dream Again.  The Letter in  the Candle.  JNSTllUiUI-NTAX.  Topsy-Turvy, Cake Walk.  Topsy is in Town,  Cake Walk.  Mascotte  Marche.  Mascotte  Quadrille.  Mascotte Potporrie.  Candor.  Cooing Doves.  Curious   Story.  Fatinitza March.  Bavarian March.  Postage, 10c Extra.  ALFRED J. KLEIN  (Successor to E,. B. Butland,)  TORONTO, ONT.  To Loan on improved farms at cur- ?  rent rates.    Write to "f"  3JAKES, KOKI-.SON  Si  IJLACK, ?  ;   VVIXXlI'EG,   MAN. J  a  &  4-  i  ���������4-  Manufacturffd  by THOS. LEE, ,'Wiiinipes,"  Married women should nl)  know of Golden Seal, "Tin  Wife's FriotMl," n. certsa  cure for I/eucorrhca ami  .-ill 'rreiru'iirities. Ku,-  bnen usotl by thousands-  of women. A tniined  nurse will answer all eu  quiries. $1,00 jwr box,  aullicient, lor one aiODth i  treatment. Artdross tiold. l  8c������l Alcdlcnl Co., Toronlu  Ont. anrt Wlnnlpoc. Jinn.  ICor -jtlo i>j ail DrugglHU.  Catholic Prayer g^iiflxSrsS^-  nlivrs, Ilel'-Brions Pictures. Statuary, and Cluirch  Ornftmeuts, Educational Works. Mailorders receive prompt attention. D, & J. SatUiBr & C0.,M0Iltreai  OXYDOlsrOR.  (Trade Mark Registered Novomber 21,1800.)  Dr. Sa'ncho agrees to lake instruments back  at half price if parties usinp them are not t-en-  afltted after using lor five wci-ks.  F. Free, ���������vTinnlr>*-g. savs: I have used "Oiyd-  onor" for two weeks for Bronchitis ami Catarrh ot the Head, and I feel   ike a new man.  Mrs. F. L. (Xok, Winnipeg, ?.ay*-: I had suffered untold ag .ni.'s ivor.i Be glit s Disease, and  it relieved me of Pain, and i. si weeks I -was  oured.  . _-:_  ?fr. W. G Ellworthv, Winnipr-g, says: I have  suffe ed for i-K ytars with Hrticu ar ihuumaiism;  w.i- in hospital for ;"> weeks, ami used almost  every remedy, ii-ehuling jcesuK-riKin gnlvan-  ism, elcct-ric I elt. etc I have us<-il Ox^d-.nor  10 days an-1 >eeevcd more tenetit tlmn from  nytniiixr else.  Mrs. G.-ig !.-r Winnipeg, says: I have used in  beneficially wiih uiy lamily whenever- sick.  ������ltd it lias cured mc of s-evere inc!i������e.--iiwi anci Ia  grippe.  Su"-dealers wanted in every district. Address  Win T. t>u>i'ins, i.lia'm  lCxi-hiinpe, Wli-,n:p g.  Send for B./Okleta ol gr.<teful repoi-is  W. N. U.  298.  L  -i-H '  '���������*<.. kirn UM������Rrtit&<M atUM^tniMAiimto^nhiM-n  "j-*"-  S MmiMU ������W*x-  Wi f>  Eg; j,f  F*1  i������:  THE   CUMBEK.IiAl.Mi>   Zs&wii  Issued Eveiy   V/edhc-rday.  W. B. AXIjERSOX,  f;pjTi.j.  thev  did n-������t  fly  liitos.      Thoy smd t.ie  v.-,;,l   whs   t-.,w   uuc-ertain.   or .else   tbej  woul.1.     There is no clc-igyiuan of any  ,h......jiii������u.-...   Inu   t.i'-   p-x.. ii-uife-   oei.ei  i-. iii.man Cathoiic.     Ti'u' maximum heat  m   ;-;   ilxigi-ccs:     the  ni.ixiiuuiii  cokl,_o<  degroeft-  M  1  ��������� Tbe columns ul I'll i.jSr.V.'s arc oyu *"������> >=h  wh-> wish to exprisjja therein vh,\vj <���������'<��������� -i-u.x-.-  eraOi'jpuhlio rintcreat.  While k do u-.t hold ,.ursi-lvo.-x   ..upon-a  hie for the utterances of <:uireti_jo.j.ioni., *.v������s  reourvo   the  i.yi't    oi    w-m..^   I"  ������^������* ��������� t  eoimnuuiciitioi.s unnecessarily pel- nu-Hy.  WL DN hbiJ A Y,  J a in ."y, 'ii 0 L.  '   JUAN FEKNAXDE/i 1SJLANJJ. '  D*  Mt  1'  ������  ;1  ���������II  '$.'���������������  w  IP  For the ordinary g'uuo'Hrotter. who remain.*   hut nve uiiuaL..-s in a putce,  una  then writes -."book uV^u iL tn������s '���������������������������������-������:   ol  Juan -Fernandez i.s'forever burred.     Liu.  ������ ouly means ol* couunuuication us by a oU-  tou schooner naiiicd utter ihe lau-nd, Ui6  *yxupLTty-o������ Kesxsrs. Carlos, 1<W. ^ Co.,  Y.:p*raiso, Who have  leased  the. b-sluns  ' risuts'of the island from the Chdian gov-  ei anient ami have also edu. Wished a cun-  ���������niug factory. ,'For the fishing    hiduslry  th������y provide the fisher  folk   with bun .a  aud Hues;  ulao toodstulfs  and  clothing;  in .act- the only store ou the island is the  property of the tirm.    , Intoxicating    liquor or wines, is strictly prohibited. The  ''schooner makes one, trip a mouth, ���������bring-  "ii.^ com and'-requi-iil.es tor the island aud  ft.tukiug'back preserved iish and oil.    The  'latter us made trow Lhe livers of dogjush,  ' a <t������i)ecieB of    shark,    which  infest    Iho'  liuuieroua bays about the islaud.    Occ.tx  .  sionally  some  fur-seals    are  caught, for  ��������� which"die eum of four ���������Ohillian dollait? a  skin  is'" given   equivalent- to  ������1.3'2 gold.  ���������" Last June 1 'took over a small stcaJiiei  lor" the above mentioned firm and haiui-  ' er her over to Mr.'Scheid, tlieir luatv*.-   .  who" was  then     governor  of  the  i.,.and,  pro tern,'-during the ..absence of the legal-  'luminary iu Santiago,    lieiug well entertained aad -having nothing to do lor hi-  teen'dajt)  i  hiid  ample  opportunity'   to  meaiuJcv about the iwlantl and see howhir  Daniel Defoe's  varn    could  bo. vcnlied.  " Iu the first place, Defoe mentions; other  islands inhabited adjacent to Juan hor-  nandez from whent-e Crusoe ob.amcd nits  man   Fridav.       From '   the  most .remote  ���������navigator up to the present  day no m-  'habited island has been .discovered. -Mas.  Afuera, about    100    milos .west us umn-  ���������habiled,  and inaccessible, wit-h no :incli-  orago on either side of it.,  >*o doubt Uc-  foe  was-  reiateu'to  Baron   iiu.icheassen  aa a romancer, but   tmch    a person    as'  Alexander  Selkirk  did- exist'.as the ro-  c-oids un the inland aliow.    lie was marooned, a common practice in the days ol-  privateering, the ���������Spaniards being owners  of the island, and placed goats nutl pigs  ..on.it..     Many,  pirates    aud    letteis oi  anartiue called hete to rccruifslup.    iheti  ���������the Spaniards endeavored to destroy the  goats without success. ' The formation ot  the    island,   bears,   rosembhince    to Lie  many ono sees in the  Dutch  group    oi  -the  Celebes  Giiolo,  or spice islands,    a  natural upheaval of the sea,, minus   tlio  volcanic evidence that ie -so prevalent in  ,     the' last mentioned.    Vegetation is rank  and beautiful,  water flows tipontaneoiis-  iy all over the east side; fruit trees    are  studded in thick clusters in the valleys Oi  Cumberland Bay.    Without any care or  precaution for their welfare; fag trees ot  giijantic proportions,   yielding two   crops  a year are everywhere.        __  Cherry, quince, peach ana stunted apples are the property of the government,  and for the free u������o cf any one on the island.   The place.is infested with rats, of  which    there    are    two kinds, biae-k and  grey.     The  black 'live in trees and  destroy the 'birds-nests, the grey mCest    Uio  ���������bouses  and  sea  shore  for   hsh-oiial  and  are very bold.    There are many dogs on  the island, all of Pariah breed, very rierce  at night to the stranger that happen.-) to  be out.    They go in  couples and  aUac.<  the same way.    The only remedy v    to  borrow   two   dogs    to  follow  you  wane  you are meandering.     They   feel   quite  proud to have  a master" and run  along  with great swagger. They find their own  subsistence on  the beach and they have  al! srot names but no ono craves for ownership.    There    is    one    old    American  -     Whaleman settled there many years. Julias pedigrees for the dug*?, if you believe,  " " him, dating hack to the middle ages.  -*_ he  caves  iu  Cumberland Bay  are artificial,  built by the Spaniards during their cc<-u-  pancy to house political prisoners.      1 no  oulv original cave of any magnitude is m  English Bay.  where    .Itobinscp     Crusoe  lived.     The  highest  point  on the island  is Yungue, a long razor-backed precipice,  inaccessible, having au altitude of o.i-M  feet above sea level.      No one has ever .  been able to aecend it.    Records are given of several attempts and one man was  killed.    The peak is nominally used  by  tho inhabitants as a barometer, for when  ���������-���������it is capped by clouds    or otherwise obscured,  tha     fishermen     retire    rto  then-  maud. -I-"!   in    .1.871    regular,   shipments  of his coal mine. For  i "iuie -mly enoug.i  -homes, a-vl  all the most modern uietero-  logical iiwrruments of today will not induce them to launch a boat.,  North of Yungue there is a hole in tho  wall called r.he lookout: this is where Selkirk looked  askance over the expanse of .���������  the Pacific* for passing ships,     lie view  commands both sides, and it is also ebit-  i-d  on the island  that when  apprised  by  ���������the Emrlir-h bluejackets in search of him  lio ran from them like rand.   During the  Winter months torreniial rains, acoinpan-  ied by violent, squalls of wind, continuing  with'unabated fury, swoop down the val-  levw,   doing   much   damage.   During   tho  1     months of December. January  and  I'eh-  ruarv the island is at its best: these an������  the  close  season  months  for 'tne (Dang-  ousta). the South  Anu-rican lul^Lcr. enn-  ���������-"idercd  a great: treat  by   the gourmands  of Vidnaraixn and  Santiago.    During my  sojourn on the island there were hut ���������t-.vo  musical instrument, the zither, the property of the manager,    who is a    i)erf<:ct  master on  the instrument;  the  other    a  German  accordian  played  by  the  scuooi  master.       *VYhen  the  wea'ther  permits a  fandango (the national dance) on Sunday  is ono of the methods of relaxn hon. ^  The oTdy amusem'T't a.mong the ninan-  -'tants is [ilavinn* marliles.     Did .in.'ii and  vomig boys--, al! iu a heap, jabbering like  7-hildi-en,  the schoohnastv-r among  tliein.  I   was surprised,  and  asked   them   way  i^ougerity, 'is great, and sick-  i t7>. -..s'uvknow-i un''th- island. 1 saw  but two graves in* Cumberland Bay���������fno  fi-.mi drowning, the other , an abortion.  The population amounts to 00 mhabix-  autix, all told. There are 50 male* and  -;u U males. The nu-esS I'epresented are:  Teuvmic, .1; Scandinavian, 1; Slav, X,  I}-" rest are oi the Latin race.  The enuihorated quantity of known  .stock on ihe inland i> si* follows: Horses,  *���������>(> fairly web bred: horned cattle, iu;  .uiil������s--wid donkeys, 130; wild pigs; loU  (.".���������iria.ated.; wild' goats, 1,20^ lestimfi.-  ed); sheei., donuistieuted, 12. J be  houses are 30 hi number, built on  ohoM-ii sites about'the bay.  'Hie , following ' is the inscription on  Sellci.ks .tablet-, cut in' an iron l"*1;l.ce:  "in iin'iiion- of Alexander Selkirk, a  native of>Darg'>,'in tbe County of Fife,  Scotland, who lived on , this island- in  complete solitude for' rour years "fi  four ipomhs. ��������� T'r'"' wit-- landed from tho  Cinque Port galley,. 00 tons. 1G .guns;  A D 170-1. And was taken off in the  Duke", nrivaioer. February 12. 1700. He  died ���������riixMilei.u.it in Itev Majesty',? ship  -^'eynioutli, 1723, aged 47 years. . A. L>.  1723."' . '  Th's tablet was erected near Selkirk's  -lookout bv Commodore Powell and''tne  " <.ftic-ev.i of II. il-  S. Topaz, in the year  1 S'OS  ;'":V.   Ik-rThe plate  was  made  in   ynJ"  paraiso. the firm is now extinct.���������J.n.W.  1  NOTICE Is Hereby Riven that, applicntion  will   be made to  the l,e������isiative AsbenihlJ    |  of .Lhe province ot lirltlsh Co umbia at its  ."At SlUioii.   for an Act to m������W}JorjJte 'a   ,  Companv, with  power  to  construct,  camp,   _  matntiiin and  operate eithor a.stanthua oi   .  iui-.-.n," irua-ge  railway  for  Hie  mines',   ot  i Vrving   pas.-xumccrs  and   ireiRht  lucliuling  all  land:,   ol"   me,chaiidl3c-*i*roin  a   nomt  m   ,  WelllnBioii Districl.   tiieiice northeilj   to a  'poh.t in Omiox district.  \*"ancouver Isl.uu .  Kltnale ou 'or near tue oath U--irallx.l ol Ui -  ,UHie. on ,,r 'near to the E.i^t Coast   f V.v -  .nmvur  Ibhind.   th.enca     uni-thei-ly     tlnou������h  Savwn.nl .and   Import   Districts   to     O.tpe  So'otl,        Vancouver        Island.'      or        to  some       other     point        at      "O"--      "V,1,,  to tiio Norm cud of V-.-couver Island -wA    ,  power  to  coi-simcr,   o** t-ato  ain    nniii Uyi  branch lines lo the Co.':,. on eiiher oiue of  Vanc-uvur ]?land. and  io other pomrs ancl  all i.VcL-s.u-.v roads. bridiTx-s. woys imi dev-0  rics.   and   to   build,     own    .and     inamt.i.n  wharves, docks, ��������� sawnnlls nnd coal bui!lL?.i.s,  and  v'Hi  power  to  build. i>ui.in. own. niaiii-  ini,' an.l op rate steam and other vessels and,  bo.'H-x    and   u>  operate   iue  same    on    an.'  mivlpalilf wafer.-, coiiiioeLuur with  in.- w  v.iihvay line, or branches thereof, aad Willi  iviw'-r' to   "bulbl.   own.   ecpiii).   operate   and-  iimiutain  tolegruph ancl   teleplione. hues  m  .connection .Willi   the   said   railway       and  branches,   and   to   carrv   on   a   Keuo'nl   express basincsxx. and to build and oocrate all-  kinds ol* n'-ant   for the. nurnosa of ���������v*������-  ina lichi. Inni-. eloelru-ity an.l an>   n.m   oi  moth-.-   po.\er.   im.l   wilb   pow.-r to  nconlic  -���������vatcr  riahis   and   to   construct, dams  and  ni-nie-x for  iiaprovin-/ and    iucrensmir , the  water 'nrivil.'tros   .and' with   power   -o   vx-  pi-opritue   lands   for   Hie puruosc-.   'Y   'h-  compnnv.. ;md    io    .iCx-.r.re   lands. bonnMs.  privlleues   r.n.l   ot.-<:--* au"! ������������������   rnim  anv    .i"������-  .���������rnnviit.   mnnif-ipal .c-nrpomuon   or   otliei  persons or bodies corn..r<to. and with now-  oi.- f.i leaf*.' a-:'! id connect and mnk" Traflic  ���������in    dot hor    avranu'einenrs      with    railwax.  M-'.j.i.i'ionr.or olb'M- t-oninani'-R now ov liore-  aftop  lo  1^  iii.-,orno:-'"!ed.- and   wilb   nowcr  to   lui-ke   wiu-'m   vca������1s   to   be   i'������P'l   u'   Uf  ooiiBinicllnii   of   such   railwav     and   i ������   .i������ -  -anr������  of  tbe.  xS.-inu-  a-1   io   l-vv  mil   f".n-e.  <"i-ei"li(   n.'i*-".s!n.'r ������v(>r  t'-e  said ��������� rawwav   anil  :���������;,.-,  roads..braor-b-x.   fei-ies   wkarven and  v������.vo.-������   built   or   "wn-d   hv   lhe   coja-'''";-  wb.elb-r bum  or owned before- or after lu  construction   .if   Ujo   rail'nv.   :i<!   -y^       1  orhoi- usual,  necessary  or  incid-nial    J--'^  poM-ers and privilosrcs as mav be noc^-t^  !>r   conducive   to   the     ntla-nment     of   "bo  "^r^'jirvi^riiir r.: %r���������* ��������� **?  Of Ooecmber.  A. Tg^JJO^ & ^^  Solnic'tnrs for Applicants.   -o   IS, JXATL'KIO   CUUEL?  aud ' tUc-, iuiiur.ierabie bauiis, oi duuu" .tuxca  suii xai-.n.i n.>jti.; Un- il cks o: sva.s'and  mors,.-s and-sociable celaue.ins w-j.ch inhabit tbe o*ci'i.in: the h-.-r.'s ol wi " ,rieh.  u...i. .x. x-iiiiuls and sheen wh.ck v.iiiKfc t������ic  stenpos  oi   (Jcn.r...  -vs.a.     jx^-  s.n.^'  "I-Jow trliuiij.'. in couu.ai son w...n t-iein  ar the u-.nii:).-r.s oi carulvra* .viid now  fn!-e. therefore, is the vix-w of those wno  sneai. ut nie annual \y-.,i Id as r. n.ji./nJ  wero in be s-en in t. but hon and nj n ���������.?  .plunu'iiu:-their bieed.nir teeth iuto tho'llf-'sn  of th" victims: One nujdu as well nuau.ax.  that the whole oi human life is uoi.i.irr  ���������but :. success.on of Ttl-el-Kebir and Cuok-  teije   massacres." , , i  ���������    Unless  death  then,   is  an  inexcusable   m-   ���������  cideirl- in   annual   life,   it   wouUi.scem   tn.i  tin-' terror  of  death 'to  be  iu.bc-teu  u_- L.ie,  carn^-ora  is really a  u^ineiu "t  the  nnarf-  inadoii:   one   might   rea.xoniiljiy   aoup-   un*  ' liiuuilase of Mr. Wallace, that "the supposed  lot-men's  ami  miseries of, an.m is  tun e  little real  existence., but are the reflecuon  of The   iimuriued   sens-.ui'ons   of   cu.tivateti  men  and   women  in  similar  c-ir.-uins.aiices^  ;ind   that 'the. amount   of   actu..l   su.tvrui',  Ciiusid bv the struggle for existence,auione  animals   is alto������ether  insiguiueaii..       .  Mr   Hirst does not. of course, deny that  thi-vi'  is  a 'good   deal  of eatimr and  Iv-ing  being eaten m the animal kingdom.    Inis.  however,   he  says. .Is not  cruel-.y.  and  lie  rii-vores   much   spaCe   to. showing   that   in  their   attacks   -wild ; creatures   cause   thelj  victims   little'pain,   although   he  does   no-,  go ouite so far as'to.sav that the mangled  ones   enjoy   it.   as   Wallace   maiulained   of  lhe' fi.-ein--' antelope. ��������� The familiar case of  Dr.   Livingstone,   on 'whom   a   lion's   Jaw  crunching through his shoulder acted as an  anesthetic, is. of course, cited and supported" bv much evidence along the, same  Hue.  The .reviewer  regards  the  case,.as having  been  made out,  and concludes as follows:  "So.   then, as the result of this most interesting   investigation,    we   may"  rcason-  ���������:���������   i      come .to    the conclusion that nature  ���������is   bv   no   means  the   system   of  terrorism  ��������� that   Sir   Samuel .Baker' makes   it.out  to  be;  lhat  it  does not .justify the'nessimis-  tic and almost atheistic .conclusions of Mr.  .7.  S.  Mill, and that it is not the horrible  counnnigling of devourers    and,, devoured  that a  superexcited ..Imagination is predisposed   to   paint   it.     On   the   contrary, "we  may  believe  that, the   various  carnivorous  "enemies   of   the  gentler   races   of   aniinals  are much more sorvfceable in training them  ,1o the finest  exorcise'of "skill an.l* fieerncs=-. '  than   they'are   destructive   of   their   numbers  or   oppressively  noxious  to  their hap--  piness of animal lifo".  and that hi a world-  Lii   wh.oi)  dearii-is necess-ry.   de..th by  the  1   assault of carnivorous enemies is no more  dreadful. J but  is.  in  fact,   much less  pain-  " ful.   than   many  other   methods  by   which  life may be extinguished."  : ' o         <  !     ' TO T"H*E  r EAl'. *  i      A rich-lady cu^il o, "her   Deaf-  | lviss ami  Noi������������s in    'l^4   HencI   1)}T  ; Dr. N'chn]sonr'R       Arti'i'c'.al     I<> ���������'  i J): i\z>\ -2a ve $ - 0.000 [o   hi?   Tntli- _  : tule, so Li at deaf -people unable  to  ,p*. r-.ure the E-r D7.iom ���������nv.^y have,  ��������� thcin- iye������. -   Ad<!res   'No.   l^ol7.  Ti-e '-"Nioholson   ��������� "Institute,     7<S0  ; Ei^htli Avenue, N-ew York,   U'S.A.  ���������M  m  m k Li iL'J clm -^^j>    a-& >i. i  rn.  ���������ILKti.-. .-.-Ax.  '.Xr.  ��������� m  .f*.*CT'lf \    *  yfsi&ix:'::)  MM&f1  'i^y::^i^^:^ii^^^^":i^  ���������:'���������������������������*$���������������������������:' y$u*i>'&y\c���������:*���������*;-'wty-^+Fyxy  m &y &$���������& ^rA4: ^yy ������������������  si  L^'W^"-.A,it.G.VjA^J..A^i.tJiSr: ���������-. ..^.;: .XX.^X t ^'XXr-'::^ :,-:���������--..::.��������� ^''    ���������������������������^.^ -���������-'-��������� -.-.- ^.������������������:.:---'-V...-:-:. -  i.iCj  ! X'.V.  ��������� fri'*  LJ.ll!  ta5,:7  ' i-.*1. IT' ( -. -1  .���������/ei'ih"'  ':  '. ���������.in* f"x*  ���������fjiiiinn]  ���������st-; "f:Z*e S*?*So>vs VJe ^ay."^ i  .      .������" D     ������,'   THE BEST . . . .'   ���������TrEsh'uagEr Beep in theprovince  STEAM.   Beer,   Ale,   and    Porter.  ''     ������������������ ��������� ������������������ ���������"*        ���������    ~ -  i " . ^'C\0 will bo "oaid for information   leading  to  fODvictioii   o  ^^^t^o^^l'c^s^^^ ,^ ,3^s   bel^g   to  this  couipan,  HENRY REIF'EL,    Manayvr.  M.  MAH HER & GO.  Wholesale   Wine .and   Liquor    Merchants  ���������-V. ".N'^iNAIMO, 'Br-C.      ,   , *.  NOTK  ireet Import  -    ' ofWhvie and McKay,' Glasgow Special Scotch.Whisky,     .  O ' jas Watson & Co., Dundee, Glenlivet. ,   ��������� -  r. McNish fit Co., Glasgow, Dr. Special.  Al. Demerara and Jamaica Rum,        ������.' '^  .       ' Guinea'" Stout and Bass' Ale.   ���������     ��������� <��������� ' ,      ���������  -      -       French Co-nacs,in the very best qualuie'..     , ,iP  oFori, Sherry, Clarets, Etc., Eic. -  -     ALWAYS OS  P. AND���������A C..rloud' of ,  k.r������m    Walkers '&   Son's    Rye^   Whiskies  J~   ,.ncr iu.rl Wa.l.ii.ga  ,1 Ir.M.i'ig fl<.������e-     ,'j , y ^.j^" <n&~J ���������.   ������  '      Pirat S'-.-Bot, Cuinbbr!anf.,.U   C..  y  Oaojitioii' nR to the SulToriinrs of Victims of  , Carnivorous   Animals.  Tins  question,   guys  (he  Literary Dijresl,  lia.s jilr\>iidv  boon  answered liy  some  oinin-  eni. authur'tio5, in the affirmative, anil ths  belk-i* that  sin-Si   .-;i   .'inswor  is   thoc  orrcci.  one  'S Tv-iilosjU-cad.    Sir  Stinnicl   Itakor  O.f-  clarcs tluit   natr.ro  "i������j n   systum  of terrorism from  (ho  1, '.'i..,': ���������_-  Jo the cud,*'  anil  J can  Slnart ^t;     as.:-  -. .-=  sltat  if thc-ro are  ir arks  of dosicu   .n   c-ivatiou.   "one  of   the  thiiurs  most   ev.."l 'ii' i."   i.'"-ii,ned  is  that  a  iarKO pro])ortion .-x ^.i au.mals should pass  thr-ir i.-xir-touce in tofiiK'tilinjr and devouring  ether  animals."    .If  wc  assume  nature   >  ctlu'i'  auiuiiiis.'*    If  \>*o  assume nature  to  ".iu tnc  work of a beimr of iuiinite power,  ho conciuderi mat '"llie must atrocious cn-  ct-iuitios   of   the   worst  men   will   bo  mort*  tiiu.u jiicjtiiit'ii by tnt apparent intcnt-on of  TrcVxilei.ee that t'nr u^h.,ul all animated na-  -.uie   L.he-   fcLrout,  slioum  proy  on   Lhe   weak.  'i'J.-.-se   ra.-ical   assertions   are   controverted  by J. C. Hirst, of -Liverpool.  Eiij-;iaiul. in a  book   whusc   t.tle   is  the  s.aine  as  that  at  ill.,   head   oil   this   article     (Loudon.   l'.'tK).)  After examining the exporlcucui- of hunters  of bit; nauio. ho concludos in the lirsi  place  "that Sir Samuel  Baker's d.ctuni is untrue.  We   quote   from  a   review   iu   Our   Animal  '."{���������ituuls! (October); thefoilowiutr abstract of  ids argument. ..  ���������'Where' there is'terrorism there must be  terror, and terror i.s ono of the most horrible of suO'ciiijss. It is true, then that the  animals most exposed to the attacks of  Ihe carnivora suffer greatly from, terror?  ~.Vo believe that it is almost, entirely untrue. .Terror in human beings is largely  utn.;_J. ot\ie imasination.       . .     .  ���������'u.irc v.'.- any reason to believe that the  lower aniinals have a similar terror of im agination". \Vc have good rens-m to behave  the contrary. Mr. J. \J. fuveraiity tells  tiie following incident: A poor donkey  was '"tied-'jut-." Unit it. a bait for a lion.  'the lion approached, but the hunter, louk-  iii.'.- through'-his peop-holo. saw Lhe donkey  standing unharmed, while tlie lion went  off growling. Ii. was afterward discovered  iii.-r- the lion had actually tried to throw  i |-.<-> d'TMo.'y over y/itli his paw and failed,  although it had scratched the donkey on  the inner side of the leg. 1'tit "within a  lev minutes of the donkey b.-iu-r attacked,  '���������< was ' ..-a"nii'.y OaMng. which -showed its  uer.v.-s   -.v.-iv not affected."  "Mi-. Wallace .maintains that 'tho con-  *--rn :i- (���������"!".):���������!..,!.; osiiapt- eneinies. tlie evor-  re'-'M-rii(V sti-uggie auainst tin; forces of  ir-TUi-f',' an- Mlie verv means by which much  ��������� ,\ il-.e iu-anty and harmony aad enjoyment  of r.aii.t-f. a.i-o produced.'���������' To wJiaf els." i-4  V t'nav. th'". iloetuess of the horsf- and of  tin- r..anv -s-ipi-cies e-f dec-r and antelope--. i������  dueV To what else, indeed, hut. the ner-  ;>etaa' stimulus to exert their utmost speed  in wliich they live is a source of plcas-  nt-c.        ....  ''Trince Kropntkin point.-- out tlio onor-  miois exaggeration of k\\<> 'tooth aud claw*  vh'-.v  of  iiiiurc    The  prince  refers  to  the  cleph.'i  :.i!s,   rhin-^-cofosos,   and  J'mii..;|"u'S ������������������--.     -  ,     -   ���������  ih>. imml'e-rh.-ss socio! ics oi monkoys to be ;  <���������.,,-J::, j,, the lower latitude- of Asia and j  ���������7J|-i.--i: the nuniberleys herds of reindeer |  iu   * he' far  u./i'th.   the  herds  of musk-oxen  1 NOTrCK i-- 1 ereby   iven tha* an  applicnt'on will  be   made   to   11 e  Legislative asfcmlily of  tlie   Province of    Crili'jb Coluaribi.*',   at   tbe  ne::t pen-Jon. for an Act to incorporate a companv with power t;i   cons'.'ruct.  equip, operate and maintain a railway^of  standard or narrow fitiage, to be   oper.it-  ed by steam, electricity, or any other motive power tor the carrying of passenger?  an I freight, from a point at  or  near  the  junction of the Chilcat and  Klahini Rivers;  ilience westerly along   the    Klahini  River and northerly in the generil direction of .he Ddlton Trail,- to   some   point  riot less than five miies from the  Provincial boundary, in the District of Cassiar,  Province      aforesoid;      and   to      build  and     operate     tramways     in    connection, therewith; with power to   construct,  operate, and maintain branch  lines   and  all necessary bridges, roads, ways, ferries  and other woilcs and to   build,   own ancl  main'ain wharves and docks  in   connection therewith, and with pewer   to build,  acquire, own, equip and   maintain  steam  and other vessels and boats, ancl operate  the same on any navigable waters wnhin  the Province; and with   power  to   build,  equip, operate   and   maintain   telegraph  and telephone lines in   connection   with  the .said  ailway   and  branches; and  generate electncity for  supply    of   light,  heat and power, and for   all   and   every  other purpose mentioned in   sections   8o,  St, 82 and 83 of the "Water CUuses Con  soiidition Act, 1897," and to   do   everything necessr.ry   and   incidental   '0   the  carrying out of all or any of the  objects  referred to in the   said  sections; and   to  build, own an**, maintain   sawmills;   and  with power to expropriate  lands  for   the  purposes of the Companv, and to .acquire  ���������lands,'bonuses, privileges or   other   aids  from any Govern ment, municipal corporation, or oilier person-" er bodies; and  to  levy and collect tolI>'from   all'parties lining n-u! on all freight passing    over   any  of such roads,    railways,   tramways, f:-r-  rius, wharves and vessels owned or operated by the f-ompany, ancl with power  to  make traffic or other   arrangements with  .railwav, ttcambo.it, or otlv*r   companies;  .-���������nd for all other usual, necessary or incidental rights, powers or privileges in that  behalf.  Dated at the C.ty  of Victoria,  E.  C  this 16th day of October, 1900.  John Irving.  ![- ^I x.  * (ExtP-'ri.'-n)  LOTS FOfl    ALK:  Apply to,   .  m15m3 ILW.NUNN8.,  1 c    ASTSAY ON MY PHl-lffiX ES.  Omi RED STEER, branded X.  Owner may recover same by  proving prppcrty and paying  costs and charges of advc**oioing  and-damage 7  Mi GIBSON,  oSt3 * Sandwick.  4P !0a -HATCHHU,  "fkom iieav,y winter layers.  Beack Langshans, $2  per sitting.  Black   Minorca?, $2   per   pilling.  Barred Plymouth "Rocks,   $1   per  sitting.  E. PHILLIPS,  *    Grantham, Comox.  GRACE CHU.RGH' Methoclist'  Sunday School vah have. the.an-:  nual XMAS TREE'on Dec   25th,  in Grace 'Church.  ^^^Mr-y,*"M^.t^.������������*^g'^**^,,ws>ff*'t*g%"'>"'" *~^  ���������picture Framing.  L-ivge   As'?ort-mei.t   of.. Mouldings  Good but < ���������!"' ���������'������������������p-  '      HENRY ;F\ PULL-EN,  Samples can be .-ei-n a d orders  left at T. D. McLean's, Jewellory  Store.  VICTORIA'COMOX   ROUTE.  Taking   Effect  Tue^rlay,   Oct.   16i\i,  ieoo.  S. S. "City p*  Nanaimo7  Sails from Victoria-Tuesday, 7  a.m. for Nanaimo and  Way porls.,   ,  Sails' from Nanaimo, Wednesday 7 a. m.,' for Union Wharf,  Comi'X and Way ports.  Sails from Comox and Union  Wharf, Thursday 8 a. m. for Nanaimo and Way ports.  Sails  from   Nanaimo, Friday  4f  a.m. for Comox and Union   Wharf  direct.  Sails from Comox and Union  Wharf,Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaimo  direct.  Sails from Nanaimo, Saturday  7 a.m. fi������r Victoria and Way ports.  FOE.  Freight  tickets   and State  'roVca Apply on-"board,-.-.        .���������'".���������_  GEO. T,   COURTNEY,  'Trainee   Manage  Black -Diamond. Iiirsery  _ ���������- ��������� \.  QUARTER WAY,Wellington Road  HUTCBESSOiri  PERRY,  20,000 iFruit Trees to choose from.  Large Assortment of Ornamental  Trees; Siirubs and Everg-aeens.  SmallTFr-uits   in   Great   Variety.  I  GET OUB  PlilCKS   AND   TKIUtS ON  anos and  Organh  ..BErORK ORDERING ECSEWIJ BRK.  Nl. W   Waitt 8l Co.  Victoria, B.  C.  The oldest ami most reliable house in the  Province,  Ohas. Seg*rave, Local Agent,  Cumberland, B. --C.  Orders   by   pa ail   promptly   attended to.  812fco !?��������� O. BOX,  190.  FINE  DONE AT-  Tlie lews Office.  M  i-;K<Mi���������itffr.'it(r&:?}  ���������nwfr*<rtfp*\tir'V"**������mwr  ���������'4^���������'.���������JT^S^���������^v���������',T.i���������^^xT^*M*ir"b;���������^���������;'^'^:'������������������ f ���������*  'KOTI ;e.  Il j     N v.������TICE' i& :i=reb\    nive:, t'nt ' .ippli-  In'cation will be made   ,to  'the ���������Legislathe  if Assembly of the Province oM)ntsi'-^Columbia <*it its next session   for- an. Act,to  consolidate   certain     mining   leases   of_  .ground situated ir.    and    aro una Trond  Gulch', Atlin Disinct of Bri'ish Columbia  and    more   p.irticularly    known   as the,  .������������������Gem," "Lamp-nan/"/Will  o'the, 'Wisp"  ."EnselViardi," '*Go-\1--'*v' "Cousin   Jack,''  '''���������Lancashire "Lad,"'"***.---*-i:e," "Pure Gold,"  ,"Id.i," "Clifford," ami "O.ily"Chance," toft  gether with other ad] Jining'or   adjacent  fj pn.peit.es   that   may   hereafter   be   acquired by the applicants ..to one holding  ? ! with a demise thereof  from'   the   Crown  |^  fin* a perionof 25  years    from    the -final  passage of the Act wiih a rij> lit of renewal*  tor a furl her period of 25 years and' that  the water rjrivile-.es and   easements now  1} held "or hereafter-acquired   bv the   appli{-_  j.,i.'cants and in.   poriicu'ar   the right  oftli-  i''! verting-and   using 2.500   miners   inches  }VV from 4th July Creek, 5,000 miners 'nches  from"   Surprise    Lake, and .900   miners'  inches from Moose   ai'id^  Elk'Lakes be  held," employed, ancl enjoyed as apqurte-  a,nant to the whole or, any part of the said  ; /'holdings; and to confirm"   to. the   applr  ,j'.(c*.nts and their assigns the said'   con soli:  'f^d.ited leaseholds and ..water-nglits, 'with  I power tor'carry Vny water t ri.it   they may ,  '"'' divert from Surprise   Lake  through, the  said Moose and Elk Lakes, for the use of  applicants'and their 'assigns   solely ancl-  ,v  with all other usual, necessary or inciden-  ,f u! rights, powe.s', or, privileges, .as   may  I be necessary.or incidental' or conductive  to the "ntuinment   of'.the' above   objects ,  or anv o'them. '     .  .' HU NTER" & , OLIVER,  ' r     ,     Solicitors for, the Applicants.  F  ^r������i RVtrp-.. wtnm^i -i--.  NOTI-  "NOTICE is hereby given   -hat- application will be made   to    thcr <Lei>isla'ive  A-wrnblv of ihe Pr vince of-P.ri'isii Col-  u-Tibia at   ts next si ".ing f'>r :.". '-c������   to.in-  c.-'rporau- a companv with w"; r   "���������*> con-  s'nicfp.ud operate    a   railw.iv" from ��������� the  Cilv of Vic'coria. ih^nre   norlh������T-*t*--rlv to  a'point   at'  or   near Seymour . Narrows.*  Y.juV Oliver' a-lanrl,   thonce   by bnrbe or  oth2rwisd4to';the Mainland"ofl"5i;itisli Co'-  '(I'.umbia 'thence north eastern*, all^'-nativclv  ftvi-ioy way ofTete Jeu'ne  Cache -or   ",YeUo-v  |^%Ie:id--    Pass     or      vicinitv    'of.' Fort  Geoi'-'e or Pine" kive*'or "Pe.ice   ,River,  :������   -Passes     tn   a point   at       or   near     tlir  ll   cistern c-'nfinc's of the Province and from  any point on such  line   to the"   iiortlu- n  bound 1 p.s   of   the    Province   or lo   any  ciastal points thereof, or   to any   mining  rof'ons orseuleirieuts in Canboo,'Lillooet  .Wcstminile.-   or    Cassiar   D-stric!--   ond  bi-.-.; ch   lines  of   auy   length  therefrom  l(     and with power to con<*.ruct, act uiir a:-d  '.    operate telegraph   and   Iclcr-hone lines  I;)   (auihorired to charge   t >!!<".   thereon   for  fi\   the   tran.-.m'1-ssion    of   mes-x-i,;(--<-   f.���������- Tre  public), ships,   v.-^els,   wharvc.,   ��������������������������� o ks,  -waterpowers   to   supply   electric   power,  light and heat and to r-xprupri/ue waiers  ancl landc ior all such  pin poses    and   for  such oilier rights   po vers and   oriv'Ie -fs  as are iMinl, incident.d. liecp^arypri on-  duoive to  the .-.uainment   of the    abu\ e  7 objects.  G  I.T  .-".-���������j  On behalf ol  A.pphi-arils.  Dated December 3rd, 19' jo.  ���������������> "\M *  &~i  *.S&*^  Sdo  BUTEAU    0"F   PROVINCIAL   INFORMATION.  T>T ORr'-ER.tha*i the Government may be  in >.;-'K������x-x inn. of defin'te. information with  ���������w*-.'-1 "-..i supply thobe seeking investments  in th's, P'l.L-ineo. I a.m instructed to .inyi.i-e'���������  p ��������� tic:-.:,-./, from th-'.se who have properties"'  f ..- ���������������-:''������������������-. i"..~ y'b.o ro ;y feel (.iapoKed to for-  Mard.--sii'-h y-'n'orii's-.x, to this c-iSce for the  purpiis-  i , qu. -xi ���������::. ��������� ...   ���������������������������''.  Ju.vii:1--.-. ���������������������������? -"'x) 01 oposed early re-organi-  eatiou ot *i-u- Agent General's Office in Lou  don, England, the desirability of having on  file a list of farina and other properties for  Bale, with full and accurate details, is ob-  vio"aa. Properties submitted may iuclude  farnis aiid farm Irnda, industrial or commercial concerns, timber limits water powers, or other enterprises affording opportunities for legitimate investment.  It is nob proposed to recommend proper  ties to iuteudins; investors, but to afford the  fullest access to the classified l'sc-s and all  available information connected therewith,  aud to place enquirers in communication.  with the owners.  The fullest particulars are dea'red not  pu-y of the properties* themselves, but of  the localities in which tbey are situated, aud  tbe conditions affectii)^ them. For this  pn'-ooce pu'uted Echelu'.rs, will, upon ap-  plication, be forwarded to those desirous of  making sales.  R. B. GOSNEL,  Secretary,    Bureau   of  dom ..,     Provincial Information.  ICxilSLllui) 'ot < iiiiiiiU- :t������. Cniiio.  ��������� N"o*w we have a J'actor r.o ��������� consider ������n  onr study of crime that is a*n :2*-iport.*i.a.  one. and ils'bearir.g" tij.oii ilw herediij  view   is far   from   insij^i-'iicn-ifc.' TPiof.  Bosco,  who  has  made   *t ���������.56tuparative  studs' cf the stiitiotics  or homicide in  'Europe, shows that, while in eight principle states in "Western Europe���������Spain  excepted���������with a population of 12S,.i*>00.-  =000 people over ten years of age,   tht-re,'  arc 2,77'7 annual trials for murder. Italy ,_  with 25,000.,000 individuals of like af?e, '  lias 3,00*3 such trials. s France, Belgium,  England,   Scotland, ' Ireland,   Austria,  Holland, German}-", with six times the 1'  population of Italy, only furnish three-  fourths as many murders.   The statisU  cal tables of Dr. Bosco place 'the icivii-"  :zed' nations of    Europe, ��������� Setmdina-via  and Russia exclndpd.   in .the  following  abcending order of homicidal crim'iivdity <���������  Solland. England, Germany, S<;---."i-iiKi;  France, Belgium. Ireland, Austr-ai "Etui-  ^ary. Spain a.nd Italy���������asctik .ifiordiat  oiip'^estion to the p!55'cliologh".fc.  Hippocrates believed that fill regions  liable to violent changes of climate pro  . uced mon of fierce and stubborn diaposi  riosu-Biickle declared thai* theinU'rmp"-"  Lion of work caused   by   instability   oi  ���������jJJL.n-.tc leads to ini'tability of'churactor:  Qiu'ieldt says that the number of crimes  against- property relatively to the number of crimes against the person increases considerably as/we' advance toward  -the Worth.     Another eminent student  of French criminal statistics ^jVD'Tarde,'  con'-irjiis the opinion of the''latter authority, tuid admits thai high temperatiire  do<-J2 exercise an indirect influence on,  tho criminal passion.    But the most ox- '  ba.vi.-"tive iuvcstigatioriij in this problem '  hfi.ve been recently undertauen in Italy  by Signor Ferri,'whose-crim'.nal statis-  ti<-.B ol* France show that crimes against  the person, rise  with  the  teinperature,*  fthor-e against property do "the reverse.*"'  Clearly, climate- has a great*" influence.,  but how -ibo at India, which is far less  homicidal than any European0 country? '  India has not half .'as many', homicides  annually as'England. '".With, this exam ���������  plo before, us,   then,' whatever  olirn������-..e>  1ms * to do-^with'fostering, theso  crimes  may be'obviated by  :i better   form-of  social organization. Here racial distinction comes in,   and Prof. Ferri's table  gives' this sequence of races,  namely 1  First, the Teutons; the Franco Celt; the *  mixture of Slav,  Latin'and Teuton in  Austria; then  tho Magyar; lastly the  Lcttin.      Latin-American",    accordingly,  is more homicidal than tho Anglo-Saxon  North. ���������Phrenological Journal.  HQME C_R,0WM  Fruit and Ornamental ���������  Trees,  Roses, ',  Shrub.s^Vines,  Bulbs, Hedge Plants.   * '  RotP'all-Planting.  '80,000 to Choose From  NO; AGENTS nor commission to'pay.  Oiders dug in ono day; you get' it the  next,1 No fumigatiug nor inspection charges.  Greenhouse plaut-, seeds7 agricultural  implements, etc. Largest and most corn-  plate stock in the province. , Send for catalogue or call and make your selectious before placing your orders.    Address  M;. J.  HENRY,  VANOOUVEB, B^  C.  '      WHITE LABOR  ONLY.  pointsmen  BEFORE BUYING  .  A Gun,   ;  KiPle;      .  : ���������  ( **i     '  Ammunition^  t ' 1 ��������� ��������� 1  Or anything in"the ���������      .   " /  Sporting Line  OAtL AND  SEE' " ". .    ., - .  o\h.,fegbn'e.r;  Of Cumberland.   Q   He Can Save  Yo.u   Money   on all  Purchases.  NO riCE  r  I '  TO MY old friends and patrons in  Gun-*berland and Union-'  On June 1st next, I shall be, prepared to supply milk and cream,  fiesh and sweet, butler eggs, ifec.,  " and solicit a resumption of the patronage so liberatly accorded me  iii the past.  "A. SEATEK. .  'CourtnejvB.O.; May 22,-1900.   *  JAS. A. CARTHEW'S  1  Liverv  Espimalt &'BanaimO'By/  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE ( a  ������'    NOV. 19th, 189R.  VICTORIA TO'V/ELLINGTON.  : '    Tea.mstp:r   and Draymen     .;  1     .Single and  Double rigs  ���������    - for Hire.     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PiiKSiDii-NT.  ��������� Traffic Manager  WE1' WANT Y'OUR       ������.  | Job 'Prii)tii)'g I  m ��������� SATISIAGTOY 5Sf.|  1 Have Taken  an Office  in the Nash   * Building.  j Dun sniuir''Avenue,    Cumberland.  and am agent for the following  relL.ble insurance , 'companies:  The Roya'.* London .and tan-  cashiio and.Norwich Union. I  ~ urn prepared to accept j'isk.s'-'a  ' rcurrcr.t rates, -ram alsonge-t  f.-r the St".-.nderd">Li."e Insurarce  Company of Edit burgh and L11  Ocean Accidcm Compan}^ ofEng-  Lu;d. Please call aud investigate beioie insuring in any other  Company.  JAMES ABRAMS.  ���������SSOSVISERWSKgR  /,*;  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND     SECOND,    STU.EE'f.  '���������    CUMBERLAND, B.���������C,  '   "  ���������"*.. ��������� ' , - *  Mrs. J; H. Piket. 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Gaming  o  o  o  o  G  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaminsf at  O  O  o  reasonable, rates.  O  O  g D. KILPATRICK,     ������  o Cumberland o  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoO  Notice.  M*ww������y������i  MUNICIFALITY^OF THE  CITY Of CUIBlELAe  BICYCLE RIDERS caught -ndinR on  the sidewalk . after this date will be  prosccutefl.  Ly order of Council,"  '       ^LaurencejW. NUNNS,  'City Clevk.  Cumberland, B.C., May 8th, 1900.   8t3  r���������--rr-"���������"**" ���������"^'ami" ������������������ '*'"  'WANTED  A NUMBER    OF  PIGEONS  for  pt;rchase.  itlSc  Charles  Scott,'  Quarterway Ho.'se,  Nanaimo, B.C.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars  of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any   person   or   per  sons���������except train c-ew���������is strictly  prohibited.     Employees   are   subject t*> dismissal for allowing same  By order  Francis D. Littlb  Manager. 5  SUNDAY SERVICES  TRli-HTY CHURCH.���������Services in  the evening. Ri-;v. J. X. Wn.LEMAR  rector.  ST GEORGE'S PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH.-Services at n a.m. and  7 p in. Sunday School at 2:30. Y. P.  xS. C. E. meets at the close of everiins"**  service.    Rkv.^VvV C.   Dodds, pastor.  .METHODIST CHURCH.-Services  at ihe usual hour? morning and evening  Epworth   League-, meets  at the close -of  evenini" service.    Sunday School at"2:30;  Rev. W. Hicks, .pastor  J":   :Uj, 1s������ LEiO c  General    Teaming       Powder  ,     Oil,  Etc.,  Hauled.    Wood  in Blocks Furnished.  SCAVENGER  WORK   DONE  ,       x<-  U '   -     i -  "C.X / ^^'  ''*-���������'  I  V5      . ���������_^g������������ii������  wes^^s**^  -j-*"**-*^**^.**^?^^  5 )ff^rt^'gM������^J������ix*B855  1#  II  1777  I  I  ���������f  'Iii  ������  CI-IArTEIx   XXXIX.  ormshy tov.'kss.  If Cy:-il Ormsby's surprise was great  tit fimlint." 'the midn'Ight visitor , to be  "-fil.is (Joodeve, ,it was not decreased  UDOii hearing tlie first." words lie uttered  ui km- Cyril had addressed him by name.  "Silas".' ��������� What on earth brings you  ^ic-re-at .such'a 'time, aad in such wea-  U.''.-)���������'/"  ������������������Urgent business. So urgent Unit I  ���������would not. for a thousand pounds have  found you absent."!  ���������"V. hat, has -happened? You bring bad  news   from  Oak woods, perhaps V"  ���������'.No,   no:  the  news  1  bring   concerns  my.-clC most of all, and must bo .spoken,  lo  .'oaf ado-no."  ,    *;J''ollbw me into my room, then."  "Shall T -saddle your horse now,' sir?"  "Saddle him-at once, but keep him  -well under cover." "J '  *  "'And, uovr, .Siia.s."  .having regained ��������� ti'<  hart-ily  'quitted   at   i  said  Mr.   O-rmshy,  room   he   had 7-.o  vv   minutes  before,  'he seated-'  'Silas,"   he  said,  "At leak, I Jind  /'"You   have   been   ill,  spe..'xhig very kindly-  you -much altered."    ���������  '*    --Events o'la-ngc most of usvMxf. Orms-  ��������� by, and many sorrows h-ave come crowding upon me of late-''      ��������� ,      '     '���������.  "1  shall   be' happy'if   I ��������� can  lighted  xtllCl-.l-*' ' '  Silas shook his head sadly.  "'I am hero to lighten yours; mine aire  beyond the power of man to remedy.  Ittlss, W-illoughby is dangerously_ydll."  ' "I was told so for the first time this  night, and was even now, when you  ai rived, about to ride over to Doctor'  Cameron's toTearn how much "there was  ���������of uuth in what I -heard."  "It is not Doctor Cameron avIio can  -cure'Miss M-aud. She is dying of love,  2-,lr.   Gyiil���������of/love   for   you-"  "���������dlias.  I- must forbid you to ment'oh  'Jiiss   YVilloiig'hby\s name iu conjunction  ���������with  ''my   own,   or   that  of   at.y   oythar  man. wirhout her consent-"  "You may be sure her name will  never be mentine-d "by nie otherwise  (hriii v/it-h ihe .greatest respect: but tit  must be mentioned, together with other  names whose "owners wore once de-ar to  us ho..i." ' ���������  *'To whom do you refer?",asked Cyril,  with  an  increasing nsitoniK.in.cnt.  ."To  your  Other and  to mme."  Cyrii   was  about to  speak,   but  Silas  stopped .him by a gesture-  "Uur interview  is likely to be ,i  lon.q  (one.     for your horse be unsaddled,  foi  yon will not leave the Towers till morn-  .���������;-'ir.    1 have much to say that concerns  } '.-������������������-j'   W'll<x.ghby's  hap-o-'ness   and  yo-ui  .t.\v:i.'*  .-!:���������   scatO'l   himself  now.   and  leaning  i Is    forehead   upon   Iris     hand,   looked  .-bceadily   at   Cyril.  "To a leved your father. Mr. Ormsby?''  '*! \----o.it;;v-  loved my fatJhef! Biut whij  ��������� V.-'"   mention   now?"  "Whutever your Jove for your fathei  Qiij-'ilit be. it could scarcely have ecu-aHi JJ  'the love I bore mine; for you were rich.  "It has been said that wihen poverty  'eomes7 in at the door love flies out of  tin.- window- I v.-xis but a child when  my father left England forever; he was  ail the world to me; and I loved him  with all my heart.'*"  "In   thai:  case,  why  not have accompanied   him   when  Was not the love  he  quitted   England?  shared between you?"'  "It was s'harc-d.    It w#",s I who refused  to   follow, my  lather.     My     aunt,   Mrs.  ^3.it.hev.*e?, oH'eied me fhe shelter of her  room,  r.nd  I  accepted it.''  '".But why   so':"'  There iui: -i v decanter on the table.  lialf-Xull of -,. ir.e- Silas stretched his  - hand out lov. ;ii lis it: and. without asking leave, drunk it off. Gyrij looking on  in mute a win aii.-lament;, so different was  the Silas be fore him from the Silas he  had  known  so  short  a   time aso-  "You lovo Miss Wiiknig'hby; and if  any Love could reach her deserts, you  love he." as sho deserves to be loved;  ���������but Avould it offend you greatly. Mr.  Onnsby, if-1 r-nid that T���������Silas Good-  e\ e, a mere peasant, in fact���������a hunch-  hack, as you see���������n\t,o love her?"  "He ni'-wt ��������� be wad!" I bought Cyril;  i hough I s.  ad   Mi at     I   should  "i'lOxighby's  name  in  re  .1  ,'.-  and   Silas  "You-  f--  even   utter   Miss  con junction with  my own; hut. thore n.re  many kinds of love. The love that demands a return: and t>he love���������the dog's  love-���������which asks for uotl-iing but permission to follow, to crouch, and to  adore. It is tor her sake .that I am  here. To remove the .h'****?. vy weigi'nt that  is crushing down her young life, and to  let in light wkeire there is now darkness  and despair."  * "In yours? Surely, you are dreaming,  Silas?"  "I have been; but I would now thrust  f: ���������;.:. me the hideous nigh tin,, re of a  see:et A%hifh Iras oppressed me for fifteen  years-"  "Fifteen years!"  "Of what secret do you speak, Si his?"  "Tfhe secret concerning the death of  iSar   Hugh   Will o ugh by."  "Do you know anything of this terrible mystery?"  "Yes."  The word was uttered so quickly, that  Cyril Ormsby, even though he heard it,  ci uld  scarcely believe his  ears.    ���������  '���������Then you  know my father to be innocent V"  "I  know your father to be innocent-"  "And you can piove it?"  "I can  prove it-" .    '  In, his excitement ,Cyril ' had risen  and approached Sd.-is; he now 'grasped  his bands in both of his, and spoke in  accents .of hopeful entreaty..  "If you can' prove it, you will prove it.  I know you too well to doubt that, S las-  You say you loved your fatiier; think,  then O'f Toe memory of indue- 'For my  sake, speak  Avh.it you  know."  "J he effort' Avas a .powerful one, yet  though, the" lips quavered, and at times  the eyes grew dim, the voice ne\*er faltered, so strong was the resolve he, had  come to, so noble was, the feeling Avhi ih  dictated his going to the end,- with the  tirrible task he' had set himself.  "My fatihe-r's troubles and frequent  absences from rhoiue left me pretty  much to myself. My father had a hook-  ease. Avhach ihe had well stocked, -and its  con-tents rtf������>re eagerly devoured by me.  A book' was the only associate oi" my  wanderings; and often I Avould spend  the night in ,some romantic dell, caiio-  . pied by. leaves,"and companioned by  delicious dreams. A solitary life for a  hoy, but it'avus the u happiest I have  known.'" Meanwhile the ruin Avhich had  been'threatening my father so .long closed'in upon him,'leaving no loophole for  escape."  " "Sir Hugh "Wul'loughby. at all times  a severe man, was doubly hard ~ upon  my father. noAAr ' that the world had  gone against iliim; and he held tlids-turbulent Samson, shorn of 'his locks, so  ������������������thoroughly in.his poAver. With ������u-h.  "men as S-ir Hugh, .in independent man,  ���������if a poor man, .belongs at once to wh.ut  is tcimed by them the 'dangerous clas-:es.'  H'.is pride is an'insult to theirs;. hisr a>s-'  sertion of freedom, 'in1 thought and.  action, a thing that must be 'put down'  as revohuitionary, and, 'setting a ��������� bad  example.' "  _   - "  "I read the account of the inq.icst  upon Sir IT.igh Willougbby���������read it  when my fa>t(her was no longer in England; and iirom that I learned the  meaning' of a mark (I siw upon my  father's face the day before Sir Hugh  met his'death in1 the AA-oods-"  "You'do   hot   mean "cried   Gynil,  airh-ast- .  "I mean'Sir Hugh Wiloughby looked  upo-ii all those beneath him as dogs,  and' treated them accordingly. The  night after I s.iav that shameful mark  upon my failher's face,' I Avas wande;*-  ing in the Avoods, as usual. It was near  midaiiight, , but the moonbeams Avcre  OA'orywhere saddening" all things" with  the silent sorrow of- their light- I ha A  no idea of returning home, ,but Avas  ' making my Avay down towards,the Deep  IToIIoav, a favorite resting place or' inline,  when I Avas starClod by. the shari> report  of a-gun.  "T Avas far too A\-ell known to fear  danger to myself, and though the sound  came from Avhere I avus bound to, I  kept 'on my way calmly enough. Though  AviitihO'Ut feaa-, I deemed it Avise to take  the precaution. of recounoitering the  ground before shOAving myself. So.  creeping through the thicket Avhiah  partially surrounded the Deep IToIIoav, I  peeped cautiously down to see Avhat  Avas   going  on   among   the  ferns- *  "There, stretched upon his back,  motionless, his arms throAvn Avlde, the  moonlight streaming upon his upturned  face, lay Sir Hugh Willoughby: Avhile.  AA-ith the pistol still in his hand, be-jid*  lum knelt���������my father!" ,     _.  And, with a burst of emotion, Silas  covered   his  face   Avith  his   hands.  "Your father!���������your father!" he repeated, looking Avildly . down at the  crouching figure of Silas. ."Then liich-  ard Goodeve Ava-s the murderer of Sir  Hugh Willoughby?"  In a voice, broken by sobs, Silas made  reply: .  i.. "It  Avas   by   my    father's     hand   tihe^  Baronet mot his death."  "And  yon tell me  this?���������you?"  "I am here to do justice to the liA-ing.  liich-ard   Goodeve   has. long' since   been  numbered  with the  dead-"  "Did you speak to your father. Avhen  you  saw him  on hh������t  fatal  night?"  "Fear, horror, I know not Avhat. riveted me to the spot. It would have been  a relief to me to have screamed���������to havj  v.-ept���������to have uttered some cry���������to have  been able to make some 'movement; but  1 lay as one paralyzed���������us one,dead���������  almost as dead as that terrible .still  figure by Avhicii my father Avas knee ing.  I suav my father thrust the pistol back  into his bosom, and lift up the bead of  S'lr Hugh- He lifted it up very gently,  and placed it ujion hi,s breast- I hoard  him call the Baronet by name, at hrst  in a low voice..-uul then frantically, on  tones of 7vild entreaty, imploring him  to open his eyes,-to utter but one Avord*.  but the lips were locked in that awful  silence that iai this world would never  "again, by them, be broken. Suddenly,  he replaced the dead man's head doAvn  among the crushed and broken fern, ami  started'to has feet. Tiiewi was a crashing as of one forcing a passage througOi  a neighboring thicket, and a man emeg-  ed, not into the. light, but Avhere the  sbadoAV lay thickest-  X������ b������ continued.  MM's Liniment Cures Garnet in Cows.  THE  VERDICT.  , Chicago is bound to hn.ve ,her finger in  the pie.- She swiped the tail end oi* ihe  Texas cyclone. ��������� Memphis Commercial  Appeal.  The'electric car  funeral, is at  last-an  established  innovation.    The electric car  lias made many funerals, and it-may very  well  Sx-iwo  as. a  hearse uoav.���������St.   Louis  .Post-Dispatch.  "With Lord Roberts as commander in  ��������� ���������hief and -Lord Kitchener war sci-r<''-iry  in the reorganized English <.-abin<"t there  ,\-oiild be a rare old_ rattling of the dead  OOUL'S.        i       '    _   ���������  - The successful propagation of seedless  fruits .may ring the dcathknell of the  appendicitis fad. but it will not taki- the  "uterprising medicos, long to discover  sonietbing new ' to cut after.���������Denver  Post.     r ' ��������� ,r     '  The'ship that sailed to relieve Peary is  lost,  but  her crew has been saved.*". Cle-  ��������� lief sbi|>s that i lieniselvos  need  relieving  -can scarcely do much in aid of arctic re-  ''soarch.   ' They   cut   no  ice.   as  it   wcr*;.���������  St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  A love affaii in a Seminole'' Indian  camp resulted.,in the death of four braves  ainl - the" suicide of the maiden, "''was  ever thus. Contact with civilization robs  the noble vi'd' man of his stoicism and  makes him sensitive as a woniau.- ���������  bismakce: of japan.  MARQUIS   !T0,   HEAD   OF  THE   NEW  MINISTRY, IS POPULAR-  Minard's Liniuieut Cures DipMlieria.'  BER  BUZZES.  Same   Utile.  Hewitt���������Do you iove your second  wife as much as you did your first?  .Tewett���������Just the same. I married  sisters ���������-same mother-in-law. ��������� Town  Tonics.   A  Saving IInl>it.  "I can't see," said the shoe clerk boarder, "why a Scotchman should say 'hac'  for 'have.' "  "It is his economical disposition. He  saves a V every time he does so." sn'"1  the cheerful  idiot.  Combs should always be handled Avith  care."as they "are very easily broken.  Duriii" the winter a' fair sized colony  need riot occupy more than  four combs.  If chaff hives arc to be used for. winter:  Ing. they'should lia've-the sides tongued  and-grooved.'   * - ' ��������� %    <  The bee smoker is an assistant in the  apiary that makes*!he handling of.hecs a  _irivial matter. y '���������    _  P.ees consume more honey when wm-  .te'ing on summer stands, but hardly  \]oub!e the omintity.  If -ran n I a ted honey .is wanted in liquid  ,form7 place* the   vrssol   in   boiling  water  ���������.nf.'il the honey is melted.  Iiees require salt.   .One of the cheapest  ���������nid best ways of supplying <t is to take a  salt   barrel   that- has. just   been   emptied.  'dampen   it   and  place it  where ."he  boens  .;au have access to it.   ,  An oversupply of drones is objectionable, as they consume a considerable  quantity of honey and do not aid a  particle in laying uv stores. . The rearing  of them may be controlled, by the use of  worked comb.  Comb   building  is   done   but   once   and  -.imlei-goes' no   change'thereafter.     C-ood*  -iduevcombs.   if   well   cared   for.   can   be  made lo do service for "0 years or more.  ',','heu first in a tie   they are of pure *bees-  Minard's'Linlient Cures Colds,Etc.  THE  DOMINIE.  i  A native priest says of the Chinese  articles of religion: "The men believe  them": the women don't." There is no religion in China."  Australia's biggest offertory was taken  up at the consecration of the bishop of  Carpentaria in Sydney cathedral. It  amounted to J'.-I2.'"i('.' and is perhaps the  largest on record.  The bishop of Loudon is an ardent admirer of the classics, ilr is credited with  the remark thai the happiest' years of his  life,'were the fen during which he kept  to a resolution th..i tie would read uo  book written later than "1U00. (  The Ilov. Dr. Morgan Dix, rector of  Trinity church. New York city, will deliver'ihe Bedell lei-lures in Kenyon college,  Gamhier. O.. on Nov. S and 9. his subject  being "The Supernatural Character of  the Christian He'i-don and Its Three  Witnesses In the IVible. the Church and  Our, Lord Jesus Christ."  In IS!"*'* there were I(Kj incumbents of  church livings in England who had occupied i lie same living lor ."it) years or more,  and of these 1" had held tlieir place*, for  CO-years. Their average income am.'limed to :$1.-���������">() a'ye.-1 r. and in' l'i case:-��������� the  income after "iO years' coutinuouix serv't-e  was between  the.limiis of $.''>">') and .V.TIO  The aiikado's New Premier Has the Common l'eople Witli Him���������The Part Ke  Has Taken in the Kehubilitation and  Advancement of His Native Country���������-  A. Progressive. ���������  X X < ,  Marquis     lib,     head   oi    the   ' nowq  Ministry of Japan,  is a sol'dier of exceptional  courage and  resourcefulness  and  a statesman , of 'the  hrst  class  He has beeo styled the  'Tdsmarck of  japan,:'   and  the  title 'is very  apt-.  Count Hirobumi' lto represents the  progressive elonicP.t of Japan. He has  traveled all over the world. studying constitutions and parliaments,  and incidentally picking up what he  could r regarding the arts of successful war/arti. ' c " . ���������  ' The extreme significance of his appointment to the head of affairs al  this critical stage in 'China-becomes  more apparent v. ben it is understood  that he is an implacable foe of l.tis-  sia and'bitterly ..opposed to any acquisition'of  territory  by the Czar.  Marquis lto came prominently to  ���������h-io no..t during the Chmo-Japancsc  Avar. He avus the high' admiral of  the Japanese navy and fought the  memorable battle of September 7,  ���������189-1-, -defeating the , entire, Chinese  fleet of 3*2 vessels " and saving his  own. boats, with 'one exception, from  'injury., -���������        '  After the war Avas over he c, wasa  chosen to make ."term's wilb Li FTurig  Chang, ndmiUedly the most" adroit,  statesman of the orient. It was at  Ibis stage'of tHc game that Kussia  I eyii to interfere, ' robbing Japan  of'tho fruits of her .victory. ' I to, has  not.'forgotten' the -part Jtusnia ��������� took  at^-tbat" time, and this thought Avill  li! c'y be'uppermost.in his attitude in  China. Foreigners generally Avho  ha\o"mct him have confidence in, his  "ability to cope with the present situ-  self '   for"   the     coming change,     and  'Count   71 o, became   the  premier,     asj  ' sislcd bv Count Inouye, Avho occupied  the  portfolio   of  foreign' affairs.   This  cabinet  did  not succeed in its efforts  to  execute  the  treaty revision which  had already proved to be the stumbling block to  preceding ministries.  A feAV  years   follpAving  there_   Avere  j several  cabinet  changes,   caused principally  by'collisions   with   the, loAA-er  house' of'the  "Diet.     "Ihen  Counts Tto  and dnouve came back again to now- (  "er  in  1S92. , *  This cabinet, with Count lto as its'  ���������--'���������������������������nie--. and Count Triouye as his  chief lieutenant, precipitated - Japan*,  into the Avar -with China and. they  "enn'e out of that struggle w&h many  additional laurels. " " .  The relations of Marquis 7to Avith  bis himpcror arc1'of the very closest,  rto and his,, followers, representing  the 7 oung and. progressive clement of^  Japan; overfhrcAv the shogun, dragged, the Emperor out of his puppct-  li'e existence in the-palace of 7-Cioto  and niac'e bim the real ruler of ��������� the  count rv" The Japanese people, hh.Are  the "t'.io-t 'confidence in Tto and will  accord any course he may-elect to (  pursve  tiio' most hearty support.  Improved on  "Alarconi.  .    A German  profc3.sc'r by the name of  Mosunberg   has   invented   a  system   of  _v\-irelc's.s   felegrapl'iy  Avhich lie    claims  is'am impi-OA^ement over that brought  out bv  Marconi.  The'professor's jdea ,,  is to reduce the size  of' bis transmit- ���������������������������  ter and   receiver 'so   that  it0 may     be  carried   in   one's' pocket.   This   would  mable a  person,  so   it is  claimed,  to  AA-alk   along   the  street   or. sit   in  his  o.oco  and      communicate     with- .*.his:,'  homo.     ' ' -' "  had  and  Minard's Liniment Cures Meaner.  AWIMA.L" LIFE.  Tlofsi-s have a pvaw dislike to camels.  .'Sand  eels bury  themselves in  tlie mud  by means of their long, horny, projoeuujj  lower jaws.  A earrier piceon let loose from f^n  r'.nrrnii''-. '51.'' miles ont . at sea, i-eturiied  x-alely to its cot at Iteunes. This i.s a  leeord.  A ^-oose that is nearly HO years old h*>-  loiijis to a Vurkshire woman. This old  kiiiim- h.-is laid for nearly 40 years, anil  eiu-h yur since 18.":-1 up to lwo years ago  she has hatehed and raised goslings.  A strange thing about the house cat is  that, if allowed to run wild iu the eoun  try and get its. food by hilling rabbits,  chic-kens and shell live things, it will  gradually but surely take the color and  stripes of the regular wildcat and act  und live like one.  CHIPS FROM  CHINA.  China'*) motto is. ..'If at first you don't  succeed, lie. lie again." ��������� Washington  Star.  The Caucasians in China take a fort or  two now and then to remind the Chinese  'hat the main cpiestien is srill unsettled.���������  '"iMshurg (.Tiro'niele-Toleyruph.  By wit'idrnwina fr*i.rn  Peking and leav  ing a guard the allied forces would prob  nbly have the excitement of rescuing 'he  Vuard later ou.  MAKQU1S   III'.OBTJiMI ITO.'  r  ation.     From  his youth Jto  has  the   reputation   of   being   clever  bright.  - After Gen. T. Saigo disappeared  from the arena of politics " at _ the  close of the rebellion of 1S77, au'd  after the sudden death of Okubo in  the folloAving year, Count Ho and"  other younger men came to the  front. Jto's most important Avork  before this Avas the building of the  lirst railroad in Japan, in 187-1,  Avheri lie Avas under secretary of the  department  of  public   Avorks.  In 1881 an imperial edict promised  the people a constitution and a" " vein- s%ntative system of government,  to be inaugurated in IS^'O. Thereupon  Count "ito's entire energy was devoted to preparing the constitution and  tho Iuaa's accessory to it. The committee Avhich Avorkccl under his direction labored ten years, ancl at  last the constitution, concise and admirable in many respect*? and much,  praised by Avestern political thinkers, a\-;\s promulgated amid national  ie.:oicing.  Trior  to  this,   in  1830,   tho  ment  A\'as  reorganized to  ������:tin ami Saow . Fall.  ''The aA-erage annual total of.'���������water  which   fcxlls   as  rain   or   shoav   in   the*.  United. 'States   is   1,407'.cubic miles.  This     amount      of  rain   Avould   more  than-   tAvicc      fill Lake  Ontario.     To "  raise  this   water   to   the  clouds  fi'om  w'ich  it fell would  require the'AVork-  of  500.000,000" horses   Avorkirig     ten,  hours  a  (lay  throughout  the year.  Weislit of, Water.  govc  prepare  rn-  it-  A   sheet  of  AA'ater   one      inch*--'thick  and   one   aero dn   area   AA-cighs   ' ��������� 101 c  tons. '   i ��������� ���������    ���������  ..... ~  AMERICAN COAL ABROAD. -  ���������If our commercial" organizations are  alive to tlieir opportunities, the recent  100 000 ton contract for coal'to be shipped abroad will simply be the first of  many similar and even greater sacsol .  coal for-export from this port.���������I hila-  delphia .Times.    t.   " ���������  . '  Inasmuch   as  the   coal  supply,  of .this ,,_  continent,   though   great,   is   .not    inexhaustible,   it  is  likely, that   the  demand  from   abroad    for    American    coal   will  serve'as an incen'*ve to iuvcntion_to.de--,  ;  vise    if   possible,   means  to   utilize  otuer    ���������  sources   of   heat  and   power  ihan   those  which   are - utilised   at   present.���������Boston  Globe.  British North America and Mexico are  the largest outside purchasers of our  coal, only 21Sfu2 tons having so'efar  this'year been shipped to lOurope. But,  there is a prospect of a largely'increased  demand upon the part of the European  consumers." The. present scarcity of coal  carrying vessels, however, is operating  to temporarily limit the extension of the  trade.  THE TRICKY TURK.  The sultan of Turkey has reigned 25  years and has just had to arrest a large  number of his subjects, who think that is  long enough.���������I'hiladelphia Ledger.  The sultan has conferred another decoration on F. Diodate. Thompson of Long  Island. It is clear that his majesty is  not very angry with us because he has  not paid , us that little bill.���������New York  Evening Sun.  Turkey is increasing her navy and like-  Avise her debts. Colonel Ab Hamid probably anticipates that the time is, approaching when it will be necessary to  employ first class battleships to stand off  his duns.���������Kansas City Tiines.  **h������    t^a an spa    go ci* Rjj  I slabs,   tlintiJm  And if., tliey are ctisoasert use tlio  ' World's Greatest Kidney Cure,  . I. CHASk'S. Wlfxifef-y-M PILLS,  It's a simple matter to test the kidneys. You need not  consult a docr.or. My asking yourself three questions, you can  determine whether or not your kidneys are deranged.  First���������" Have you backache'or weak, lame back?"  Second���������"Do y.ou have, difficulty in urinating, or too frequent desire to urinate ? "  Third���������"Are there deposits like brickdust in the urine  after it has stood for 24 hours ? " :  In its early stages kidney disease is r.eadily cured by a  few boxes of Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, a preparation  which has made Dr. Chase famous throughout the world for  his wonderful cure of di  i>> x..  kidneys.  If you have kidney disease yc. can take Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills with perfect confidence that what has proved  an absolute cure in so many thousands of cases will not fail  you. So long as the cells of the kidneys are not completely  wasted away, as in the last stases of Bright's Disease, Dr.  Chase'e Kidney Liver-Pills will give them new vigor and  strength and absolutely cure kidney disease. One pill a dose,  25 cents a box, at all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Toronto, Ont.  V*  '   ft  Jlpll  /���������J  I  I  ST.T?:r?.-r,-r?T.-rp,n7rrrwy **i -  *  7  ELUSION.-'  r ____ . '  What would you do if I should give you roses  ,   V.'ho gave you only lilies yesterday?  If I should leave ray idle pretty play  Among; rn.y .shaded sheltered lily closes  And give you roses? ,  - ' ���������  X , ,  If in an hour I changed from girl to woman  And gave you back your kisses, each for each.  ' And chose,' instead of music, passionate speech?  1   Nay, but I will not, seeing Love's but human.  Unveil the woman.  ' I'll keep my mystery and keep my lover;     _,   You who havesijuag. with praise and dream nv_������  name, '- s  Being ��������� mere   man,   would -find  your  praise  Va.lt  blame,        '.'���������      ��������� ' .  ,.'f in my soul full measure,, running over.  You   saw   my   love 'for   you���������not   flowers,   t>ut  ', flame. ,, ,, ,  ,  ���������From   "Song-i of the  Morning,"   by N"ora  Hop-  ' , .   Per-' ���������     -' ���������  ' ,        ���������'.  .   ^ ;' ' <>  t SLICK A\Att. %  ��������� ��������� , .        ���������   ���������  t       By Claries B. L.3,wis.       t  - ^ ���������   ,   . <$,  ��������� -���������-���������-^-x������-^-0-x>.-^-^H>-x-.-xJ>-<>-<>-<V .^  On the 'passenger list of the Ocean  C2*een  as  sho .sailed  from  Melbourne  for   Loudon   ou 'the   lGth   of   August.  1881, was the name of James r.iclwill,  . an Englishman, and if there ever was  .   a sleeker, slicker "man got into print I  ��������� have not read of mm.-  He diadn't the  p   sleek,',slick way of a hypocritical urls-  .sionary oi* parson, but it was a \vay������of  his OAvn. He was a dandy- in figure  and dress. * He'had tho innocent- face  ��������� of a child.    He was guileless and In-  ��������� genuous.   He seemed to know-so little  of the ybrld that you wondered where  - he had passed his-30 years of life.   He  wanted to' make everybody's acquaint-'  '   ance   and   be .friends   with   all.   ..-You  couldn't help but sejt him 'down for.a  good  fellow just to look at him. and  .when you bad listened to-bis droll stories in the smoking room,.his songs in'  "   the cabin and the fairy stones he told  the children you had to agree that be  was justly a favorite.  7.   No one seemed to know Jimmy,-as  .he asked us to call him, beyond knowing that he lived" up the country on a  big horse farm and'was worth half a  million dollars.    It turned out that no  one  really   knew  that,  but had  taken  t his, word for it.   -However, it was no  ,   one's business to knowTn'ih.    He was  going .back  to England after a bride,  ..  and all the ladies aboard agreed that  he' was a good catch and the girl was  - in luck. Perhaps I got more out of  Mr. Melwill, than any other passenger.  It was,more, and-at the same,, time it  was Jess/ -In speaking of his horse  farm "-'to the lie.had been foolish enough  to locate it.. It was far,distant from  Melbourne, and'it was in an out of tbe  way place, but it so happened that I  had sbeepberded -aud prospected all  over'that* range an-^ knew his story to  be false. Tie saw by my looks that I  knew it to be so, and' he at once  turned the conversation and refused  any further information. Women will  lie when there is no object, but men  generally- plan to make a lie serve a  purpose. I tried to figure out why  Jimmy should lie, but tbe best guess  I could make at it was that he wanted  to pass for a richer man than he was.  ��������� There was nothing bad about that, and  I didn't pprinit the-falsehood to open  any breach between us.  When we came to shake ourselves  " down aboard, I noticed that there were  a lot of rather tough looking men  among the steerage passengers. It  was-explained that they were going to  the Cape to work on a new railroad.  As near as I could size them up they  were all colonials and men more used  to horse's than picks and shovels. Your  true navvy, or day laborei, would have  sprawled in the shade and slept and  smoked and been content. I picked  out a dozen or more of tbe so called  workingmen who were nervous and  uneasy, and they often formed little  groups and seemed to hold much converse in whispers. This, however, was  only a trifling incident. Tec-pie ou  shipboard liave uothiug to do but gossip and observe. A mau who would not  walk ten steps on laud to see a captive eagle will sit for an hojirand  watch the erratic bight 6f a gull. 1  think the sleek Jimmy must have  caught me watching the steerage, passengers, for be took occasion one day  to observe:  "There seems to be a fine lot of men  going out to the Cape.with us?"  "As far as bone and muscle go," I replied. -:  "But it takes bone and muscle to  build railroads." ���������  "Of course, but this Is the first time  I ever heard of Australians'being shipped to the Cape for such work. Is  there any scarcity of native help? I  can't imagine one of those chaps over  yonder with his soft hands doing much  with pick and shovel."  "No, perhaps not." replied Jimmy in  an absent-way as he looked at me  through half closed eyes.  Then he extended his cigar case, proposed a game of euchre, and the subject was dropped. I don't claim that I  was suspicious of Jimmy or that I was  disturbed by the gang in the steerage.  On tbe contrary, I was perfectly easy  in my,mind in all respects. I had read  in the Australian papers that tbe  Ocean Queen was carrying home more  than a million dollars in gold. In fact,  I had seen most of tbe boxes brouerbt  aDoara and taken down to the strong  room. All other passengers must have  been aware of the treasure, but there  was little or no talk about it. I think  the sleek, slick man was the only one  I heard say anything about it. As we  sat -smoking and yarning one day he  carelessly mentioned tbe treasure and  then wondered how much all the' gold  and silver lost (liy shipwreck would  amount to!.  Tt is a wide expanse of ..ocean be-  tween-the Cape.-andjA'ustralia, and at  the end ot a week "we bad all settled  down into grooves and fallen, into a  monotonous routine. Early.bne morning  a sail was sighted dead ahead, ana almost as.rfoon as she had been made out  it'was seen that she'bad a distress iiag  flying. Tbe news went over the ship,  ���������and in a moment everybody was interested . and anxious. Tbe ship in distress was a brig, and.'so far as any of  us could make out, she was all right  alow and aloft. If she hadn't sprung  a leak, then it must be a case of fever  or mutiny, or perhaps. she had run  short of water and provisions. -Jimmy  stood beside me"as' we borcedown en,  the brig', and,- although I twice asked  him what he .thought about it, he did,  not seem.to hoar me. I turned to lock  at him as be closed his glass and found  'a smile on his.fnc.'v  "You don't think,it a joke, do you?"  I askew rather brusquely.  ��������� "Ob. no, no!"'he replied, smiling, and  chuckling at tbe same time. "Xo: it's  no,, joke. There will" be no laughing  over it." ��������� ' ' '     "  c, His tones w.ere --sarcastic, aud for an  instant'there was a. look 'of triumph in  his eyes. ��������� Then be turned away, and 1-  gave the, brig my attention. We ran  down to within half a- mile of her before our engines were stopped. Only'  three men were visible on. her decks,  and she hadn't a boat in "sight. The  trio,-beckoned and motioned that we  should send a boat.'.- and-' tho captain  gave ordei'3 that one should be lowered.  "It will be a case of fever." he'said.-  "with all tbe officers and most of tue  men down,'-' and the surgeon was scut  off with tbe boat, which was in charge  of the second mate. Eight of our crew,  were thus taken. ' The boat had pulled  half the distance to the brig* when we  had something nearer home,to attract  attention. Tbe sleek, slick little Jimmy suddenly held' a cocked revolver  to the captain's ear and- marched him  into his stateroom._ Fourteen of the  "railroad" men from the steerage, each  armed with a pistbi and'km re, sudden-,  ly appeared among us. and it "wasn't  three minutes before tbe whole crowd  of us were in the cabin and a guard,  over.us. ,The engine" room was taken  possession of at the same "time, and  the Ocean Queen had been taken possession of without a shot being fired.  The brig was' lj-ing' broadside to us.  She h.vT two, boats down on the far  side, with 15 men in each boat, and  as soon as they bad pulled around and  captured our yawl one* boatload of the  rascals came aboard tbe Queen, and  the steamer was worked down alongside the brig. The sea was smooth,  aud the fellows could lash the craft  together without fear of disaster.  We had been taken completely by  surprise and had no show. They bad  the gold out and transferred within an  hour. It is to the credit of the rascally  gang to say that they wei'e under good  control and insulted no one. After  the gold was disposed of they robbed  the ship of a lot of bedding and provisions, and at tbe last the sleek, slick  man came down into the cabin to ciy  a few words. . He was smiling and  good natured. He patted the children,  bowed to the ladies and waved big  hand to tbe men.  ''My dear friends," he said in that  ���������soft, silky .voice" of his, "I hope that I  have given you no trouble. Rather let  me hope that you will look upon it as  an incident to break the monotony of  the voyage. I do uot wish to search  you one by ono. like a footpad or a  bushranger, but-will trust to your honesty to hand over your money ami  jewels. I have figured on about the  amount 1 should get. If 1 get ft. no  one will be further disturbed. If I  don't get it. (here v-.ill be room a'bo..r-l  the brig for most of the ladies."  I gave up half my possessions, ancl I  presume the other passengers retained  a share as well, -but the t:icnc\y, watches, rings, brooches, etc.. laid on the  table before the pirate had a good  round value and seemed to satisfy bim.  He swept everything into a sack, bath;  us a fond adieu, aud within ten minutes  set each one up handsomely, and- I  have always thought of Jimmy/the  slick one as touring about in the finest  raiment; drinking the rarest wines and  making himself a favorite wherever he  stopped for a, week:  [Copyright. ,10C0. by C. B^-Lewis.]  Calamity War tied Off.  The' ruler of a small German state  has discovered one way of warding off  the .dire calamity" which must result  from- having 13rat a table.' A Berlin  exchange 'is .the authority for this  statement.  His serene highness is in lhe habit of  giving , little' dinners and parties, to  which only the social select are called.  At one of these exclusive affairs hold  lately the prince ordered a covertobe  laid for Herr, Ii.. ono of his cabinet  .council. ,    -l -'  Herr L. w^as a little late, and the rest  of the guests bad arrived when he presented himself at the door.-  A superstitious baroness excl.iimcd  as he entered: "Good gracious! There  are'13 of us!"  ."Oalni"*' yourself, my dear baroness,"  said bis serene highness. ������������������ "Herr L. ia  not'one of us. He belongs to a burgher  fainilr." * ,. ���������     ,._,  THE  ARMV OF THE SEA. ' '    '  ������  Far out, far out,- close riding crest on crest,  The long, white legions glisten in the Eun,"  Endless and armed for instant strife' tliey ran. .  in monstrous phalanx, sweeping in abreast.  Far out, far out; where seethes the wild unrest,  What fearlul glories have those focmen won,  What deeds'of blood have they in anger done  And shrieked upon the night wind junsuppressed!  And down, far down���������why crawls the conger so?���������  Are staring eyes and shrunken lips.that say  Poor, piteous protest to ihe whirlwind foe -  That,' striking them, roared on for further'prey.  Oil, fleets and powers, what war won songs have ye  Move dread than sing this army of the sea?  . ���������Thomas Bicket in New Lipp'incott.  was sailing away in the brig. Tlie engines were disabled before they left,  and the crew of the mate's boat was  sent back to us, and as no one bad been  killed we were fain to think wo had  conic off .fairly well. We lay rolling in  midocean for four days before the engineer bad made repairs, and by that  time the brig was several hundred  miles'away. Even had we known her  course and position, it would have  availed uothiug. We made a slow run  for the remainder of tlie voyage, and it  was three weeks before a man-of-war  started out to look for the pirate craft.  It had been a job put up in Australia,  and it had worked to perfection. It  may be that the brig returned to that  coast and landed and divided the swag,  but as she had a dozen different places  to choose from she had no fear of capture. So far as I have been able to  learn she was never heard from, though  the search was kept up for a year or  more.    There was enough plunder  to  | A BACHELOR |  I; GODDESS. I  0 *<-. -    _.:  .������  ������ The Story of a,Woman Hater and ������  q' v    How He Was Converted, g������'  (������^������*������T;-Ov:-(B-:ra-:--������v:-������->:-o-:;-������-:A^.;.^.:.:-������.x.Q  "All women ' are divided into two  classes���������either designing adventuresses  or simpering dolts. As for mc;-" quoth  Halbert C3'nically, "give me the first  every time.,, You'gcan' trust to an adventuress to have a little gray matter  at least in her cranium." 'He was talking to his secretary, young Allen, a callow youth,.almost effeminate, but nev-'  ertlielcss brainy,' too brainy,* i as Halbert expressed it, "'for his size and  weight.V Allen had got-used to these'  sinister observations'concerning womankind and rarely ever offered any  comment either to agree or to refute  tho other's statements. These two individuals were a study for one another. The hour in which Allen accepted  the position of private ^secretary, a  short time before, they "found a pleasant communion of tastes and ideas and  a peculiar, inexplicable sympathy of  feeling that seemed to have puzzled  both. ' -  Halbert was a confirmed bachelor.  ITc boasted of never having proposed  to any woman. f-Ie was afraid of  them. In his estimation they weve all  scheming politicians and ready to marry him or any man at a moment's no:  tiee. "Keep the women away from  me!" snarled Halbert at times when  driven by force to a crush. "I'd rather  smoke or sleep." And the little secretary, with his strong, boyish ardor,  kept them far away and comforted  Halbert with his companionable silence.  The one measure in Allen's make up  which   Halbert .could   not  understand  He could  a  cigarette. And in tho matter of drinking, though Allen could mix a punch or  a cocktail  with  commendable art.  he  wasjiis reluctance to smoke  never get  him   to  indulge even in  brottghr "(ha-m .".fasted to Halbert as  a hind of offering to that exalted  wretch.  "Yon should have been a woman, by  gad." Halbert- said once to him. "A  thousand - pardons. Allen, but you  would have made a fine lookiug girl.  You've got grace and tact enough-for  it. you know-. Why. believe me. Allen,  if there were women like you today,  with the brain aud all. I believe I'd  marry one of them." Allen actually  blushed and retreated in confusion.  Halbert'liked this display of'apparent  shyness,-and bis affection for the boy  grew. He liked to slap him on the-  back, and he said he felt lonesome  when the chap: was away. "I tell you  what, Alleu. I don't know .whether to  adopt you as my son, considering the-  fact that I shall never have one of my  own, or whether to let things slide on  as formerly and just double j-our salary-"  Things slid-on as formerly untii Halbert announced a hunting trip to Abyssinia. He had actually completed plans  for both and was sketching out iii his  imagination th.e delicious camaraderie  of two in a tent in the wilds of Africa  when Allien announced his intention to  resign.  "You ungrateful beggar, you can't resign," Halbert shouted. "Why, my  boy, I can't go without you. What's  tbe matter?"  "The fact of the matter is, sir," Allen  replied respectfully, "I don't want to  go with you."  ,  It was a blow, and it landed between  Halbert's eyes. He loved Allen if be-  ever loved any being on earth, and this  was the first time that he ever had  been thwarted. Not given to sentiment  or pleading, he nursed his agony silently, for Allen's abruptness stung  him with all the agony of .unfiliaj in-1  gratitude, of unrequited love, of treachery in a friend���������everything. It pained  Halbert, as he had* never been 'pained  before. That afternoon he ordered his  horse for a long ride and went out dejectedly with a load on ins shoulders.  ,IIe wanted to,puzzle out the,situation.  He had - never to plead with any one  before in his life for what he wanted,  and he hated, to plead now. It might  seem unmanly.- be feared. He, went  out without calling to Allen, and he  did not'return for dinner.'  The secretary ,iu the meantime felt  an t.nhnpp3* sinking of his heart as the  .hours dragged by and Halbert did not  return.' It was his custom at least to  return to dress for the evening.' especially if he meant to dine out, and his  continued absence made Allen uneasy.  He did not know whether Halbert  cared about his refusal to accompany  bim.- but" be knew that he himself  cared, and ,he felt he could -not acquaint his friend with tlie real reason  until he had actually gone.  ' At 9 o'clock Halbert'came back���������not  exactly ou,a stretcher., but leaning on  the arm of 'his valet. Fie had had a  bad fall somewhere on the Riverside  drive, rind he had turned .his* elbow-  badly���������sprained it. in fact. They had  actually subjected him to the' annoyance of carrying him to a hospital be-  cause,he had been'too da zed-to remonstrate, and'when his mind was eventually clear he "demanded removal to his  own rooms. ft  His valet settled him comfortably on  a divan and had left .the room when  Halbert sank into alight slumber. In  a few moments Allen came in, white,  haggard, limp with anxiety, and stood  - there looking at Halbert with startled  pain in bis gaze; then, .with a sudden,  incontrollable impulse, be knelt down  beside the divan for a moment and,  grasping one of tbe sufferer's hands in  his own., pressed it to. his lips with'ft  sob of distress and pain.  Halbert opened his eye's, and turned  ,to look at him. -He was almost too  dum founded to speak. Allen got up in  confusion.-, and Halbert kept smiling  and staring at bim in a .riot of bewildered ideas, groping, as he did, in a  queer labyrinth of uncertainties like a  man struggling* to "face some'peculiar  situation , that his mind refuses to  grasp.-     .   ,. ��������� ���������      ���������       .'  '     _  "I trust you 'will pardon myc intrusion," 'Allen^ said, standing by a .window and looking out.into the night,  "but they told,nie you had been seriously hurt, and���������aud--it almost broke  my heart." ���������-  Halbert sat'un on the edge of the divan and. drawing his dressing gown  around him closely, remained there'  looking at Allen like one surprised in  half toilet and somewhat nervous because of it. The kiss of the youth  burned still in tbe flesh of his hand,  and it traveled along the channels of  feeling and warmed his heart.  Something was groping in his mind  for recognition. He still stared at Allen and took in, with careful, scrutinizing gaze, the supple lines of his  tall,, svelte -figure.' the" curves of his  long neck, the slender hands and feet.  "Allen," Halbert said, antbhe got up  and walked close to the youth and  stood u������ar him, his ej-es still searching  the boyish face, "Allen. I want.to ask  you a question. In God's name, don't-  bo offended if I am wrong. But I don't  think I am wrong. It never occurred  to me before, but I am a blind fool,  and it unnerves me. Look at me, Allen, and answer this: Are you a woman?"  Allen winced and turned farther  away and leaned against a table as if  to steady himscl*. The young face  was- seamed with pain. There was a  long silence as Ma!b*>rt waited for the  other io speak. "You arc a womau."'  he repeated.  ''Yes. I am a woman." The words  came at last, firmly, almost defiantly,  like thunder in Halbert's ears, stunning him.  "My God!" was ail that came from  between the parted, eager lips of the  other. "But this costume���������why this?  I don't understand."  "L.ecnuse'everybody has a prejudice  against petticoats in the professions.'**  the girl answered, "and I was bound 1  would not let that interfere with my  progress. Why should I, be bound  down, tied like a slave, because of a.  mere selfish, unreasonable prejudice?"  The color burned in her cheeks brilliantly, and Halbert-stepped toward  her with a sudden, quick movement,  his arms outstretched, love on his  tongue, in bis eyes, in his gestures.  The girl stepped away from him as he  would have touched her arm.  "Mr. Halbert." she' said, with dignity. 'T am your secretary and in your  rooms, and you have discovered that  I am a woman. Please respect my unhappy position, for I want you to believe that I am neither a designing adventuress nor a simpering dolt. There  is another class that you seem to be  unacquainted with���������that, you do not  scorn to take into consideration." She  looked at him steadily, her eyes burning with determination.  Halbert's head sank under the siege  of her look. FTcr speech hurt him: it  crushed him. Yes. be loved this,girl;  he understood it now. He bad been a  blind, self absorbed fool.  , "Girl, .dbn't crush nie under your  heel." He had-not thought that there,  could be lack'of respect , where ��������� love  dwelt.        ' -���������,   '  "oWhile I am your secretary you must  not speak of love. It is an unfair ad-  Vantage."  "Then I discbarge you this moment,"  cried Halbert, aroused. The girl could  scarcely suppress a smile.'though she  struggled" to be adamant. She turned  and walked quickly toward the door.  , '.Glome back7 girlie. Don't go ancl  leave,me like this. You've, wound yourself all around my heart with"a million  tendrils.. I can't let you 'go' now���������I  want you to be my wife. Don't you  love me? You won't go away now  when I want you most."  She turned and smiled at him. He  was' pleading iu - abject humility.  "Don't" you love me?" he cried out to  *��������� e-  her���������he, 'Halbert. lhe cynic���������conquered!  "Well, yes." she called back, "I ihlnlc  f do." She was laughing, but her kiss  was there-on his hand still.    He knew.  "Then,you will go to Abyssinia after ,  all. won't you. dear?"       ��������� -      .  Eler laughter still greeted'bim from a  distance, aud he flung himself back on'  the divan, and gave bim self up to love  dreams such as-never before thawed  the chilly exterior of the man "who bad  fled from petticoats and hid from them ,  in smoking rooms for th.e last 25 years.';  Halbert was overcome, in dove like a  schoolboy,  his   heart   fluttering,   buoyant, ecstatic!    And  tbe kiss was there7,  on his hand.    He carried it tq his lips    -  and'drank the honey of<tho_spot where  her own lips bad been.���������Chicago Tribune. '    j    -  ���������   ' A HJstorlc Chnrcli.   < <���������       - t  The  first church   at  Posou,  on -the,  easterirborder of Prussia", was built by  Frederick the Great.    Ifor centuries'it  has done duty as a. place of. worship,,  and  yet   had  it not  been  for a  war-  horse it would never have been built.' *  Close by a bloody conflict occurred be:'  twecn tbe king and the Russians,-, and  the former, always in the-thick of the'*,  fight,   had   his   charger, killed   under  him���������a sturdy" animal that bad borne  him throughout many battles.'* He felt  the joy  of victory  to, be modified  by,  the loss of the horse and put up to its  memory  the famous church  In question, x' "     . .  The  ���������flan  Behiri'd  tlie .Button.  We have h^ird Clip thrilling story  Of .dip rn������n  Mi'rir!   tlip jrim:    ,,  .  We've applauded htm and  marveled .  At the wonders Im h.is'done.  But the fMrless hero's glory      _       ������  Is'forgotten���������pin away���������   d \ 1  And  the man Iwlnrirl  tlu������ button       -j   -  Is in evidence lod.iv. "'  Let us candidly arknmvlpdrro  The enormous <lem  we owe  To that patient, ploddim,' toiler,  The good n'.un In-hind the hoe;  Let us give due praise and rrpdit  To  the man behind  the plow.  But1 the man  behind the button  Comes lo save tlie nation now.  Oh,  the hero's help is needed  When the <dou(!s of war descend!  And  upon the suirdy toiler  Weighty matters btil) depend.  Bui how low;,  0 friend and "brother.  Could our  institutions stand  If tin- man behind ihe button  Were not rampant i" 'he "j>r>^9  L-        ���������.  ��������� x "   , ('  .'Failed to Keep HIh -Word.   u  "T don't hclicve Dick Ixiiruago ever had  any icligimis trainiug."  "What makes you think so?"  "Why.   he solemnly   [ii-omised  to  come  out   to  the  links  ci   ���������0-m>'1������v   aud   didn't  keep his word."  Of  Persona.   Cliiante.  "Stickney Jones never seems to want-  nn.y but cold commercial relations with  nie." ;  "Is that so? Well, I owe him money  and In* keens our .:c>'nmereuil relations1"  foot."  ���������Sot m. Candidate.  I'm glad 1 ain't :i r-andidate ;  To  worry il.iy liy day            " i  A-uatHiin vmeis, snuill an great, -      i  I'm fir.r they'll t;it away . '  An sJi.dw'fi liiiniN ivi.n ci<ry one          '   .-   i  You're I i.s f > i ������t-n i ��������� ��������� in nieet '  An never l;.i\i:i iiny fun  l-'M-ep* to !:il]- an eat I (  When 'Jfanriy senilis nip now an Chen,  I  murmur:   '���������.What's the use"/ >,  'Tainl   much  .-omp.-iod to what those men  Receive in  nuiiid  iiliuse."  If they should print kiil-Ii things of me ,  Before the piid/ic eye,  I'd f,nt so mud I couldn't see  An yo somewhere an die I  I love my country strong an true,  nut 1 am blest if I .'  Could ever see a campaign  through,  N'o  matter how I'd  try.  An when their c.i-u-r v.-i-rk I s-?an  1 fay, uti  mean it straight,       . .      ,  It takes a mighty nervy man  To be a candidtitel  Benefits   of  the  Season.  "Hot weather is a yreat helpafter all."  "What, do you  mean?"  "When it is hoi we feel justified in  putting off nnulcns'ant work till it grows  cooler."  In   tt!������c Ornri uisMi tul   Clitics.  "That old hr.iss lump you hronght homo  won't htirii a littio bit. Amelia."  "Burn. fid^ar.V 7 Who expect* it to  luiru? That isn't. *' working class lamp;  it's  a curio."  ���������''Ml  .JxL.X,'!  ..���������./At!  MiMTi.adei'sinoii.  Doctor���������You must have some chancre  first, and then we'll see what we can do  for you.  Patient���������Oh, you needn't he afraid.  I've got enough clianye to pay your fee.���������  Philadelphia Press.  :..������������������ y^  ��������� ��������� sy*i ������������������wy'-Miiiftiirt-qt*^^  rt;y-^'^f.''..-: ���������/"-   '.;."_-���������_'   --.-.   '.--:-"-���������.- -   ���������- ���������    -.-'    -' .-.: '-",'.. "..'.-     ^���������.-.-f-  dUtaoa-'araagha^-'.tWV^^  ^ix-������i/:  '&--+���������  lUHIIUUIItlMMl  4xJ������u*A iwJ ft^1w.*a-jQ������������  i������  I  1  m  to  I  TliiK. CUMBERLAND NEWS,  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY-.   c  ... itibicriptiom, $3 a V ar, ia advance.  j������a. ������; an&erson, B&ltor.  ������mr Adrertisers who want, tlieir ad  "kanrod, should get' copy in hy  19 a.m. day .before issue.  VrnWibew    failing   ������ to   receive3    Thb  Jf-nr. wgmlwly will confer a favor by  noti-  ylag . th* , office.  JT������b Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Adfl Cash in Advance.  We understand that some people  have been disappointed in that there  . wftB such brief notice made   in our  .column* of the Xmas   tree   entertainments:      We    are   really   not  blamable for this.    We   are   at all  times glad' to get notes  of   any entertainments or to attend ourselves  V'rabnallyii requested   to   do so,  tut in the case of  two of the Xmas  ���������  trees, we-merely heard incidentally  . that   these   functions   -had  taken  " place, reducing us to the necessity  of making   passing ��������� mention,   as i  was impossible -for   us to divine  What had taken place there, and to  .   Avoid the  posiibility   of  offending  ; people by a mention of any particular thing or  person, we, made tins  . brief mention of all, our own school  included.  The Blue Ribbon brand of goods  are   put'up   by   Canadians.    No  -��������� Chinese labor employed.  Dance at Dave Anthony^, Courtney;-Wednesday evening.  loud noise caused by the screeching  of birds in the wood.  ������ On arriving at the spot  whence  the sounds   proceeded    they  found  Poll perched on a'withered bradch  of a tree, surrounded . by a   flock of  screeching crows, which were mercilessly pecking at it with their beaks.'  ��������� Notwithstanding   this   pitiable  state of affairs, the crowd of seekers'  could not refrain from laugnirig as  they heard the poor victim   scream  out at the top of its voice:   "One at  a time, gentlemen!   Don't crush so,  please! Take your  time!    There is  plenty of room!"���������Truth.  If you don't like Blue Ribbon extracts it is 'because you've, never  tried them.  Natal Act now in force in B. G.  Vancouver Province printb lauda-  tory. , , <-  bodies   coiporated    with   power to  1-as-3 and-   to   connect   and   make  traffic and other a; rangemen.s with  railway, ������teambont and oilier companies now or   hereafter   to   be in-  c irp'iratfcd, and with p.tw-.r to make  'waggon roads*to. be used in tlie con-,  stfuc'tion of   such railway   and   i::  advance of the fame, and   to    levy  ancl collect tolls   from' all_ persons  using and   on   all   height  passing  over the   said   railway, ��������� and' such  roads,' branches,    ferries, whaives  ' and vessels owned or   built   by the  said Company,   whether 'built   or  owned before or after the construc-  struction of the rail wa}", and    with1  all other usual,   necessary   or incidental rights, ,powers   and   privileges as may be necessary . or conducive to ��������� the   attainment   of   the  above objects or any of them.  '    Dated at Victoria, B.C. this 27th  day, of December, 1'900. '*  '      CREASE" & CREASE,    .  j9t6 ; Solicitors for the'applicants.  .        ''   X.. O. X* SOCIAL.  Editor CDM6f������i^NE\vs--Sir: <  The,members of Mt. Horeb L. 0. L.  No. 1676 held a social  in the.I.  O.  *0.-F. Hall  on   Saturday  evening,  Jan.    5th,   and   entertained    the  members of the L. T. B. to a lunch  and   amusements   suitable  to,the  occasion.    Speeches  were made by  'several of ihe brothers and remarks  giving justice to the   ladies   of  the  order and brothers who were doing  the  work   of   the   order.    A very  pleasant evening   was enjoyed  by  the members of the Orange association as well as by the   members  of  the True Blues who passed a merry  time with   games   and   passtimes  in a manner calculated to strengthen the bond of fraternity which by  a unity of the orders will work  out  wb'at may result in immense   good  to the  wayward   and  unfortunate  of our fellow creatures.���������Cor.  ������������������ ____ & .   TO THE  DEAF,  A rich., lady cured of her Deafness and-'Noises in the Head by  Dr, Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure t*<e Ear Drums may have  them free. Addres No. 14517.  The Nicholson < Institute, 780  Eighth Avenue, New York,   U.S.A.  The following letter received* by  Mr. John Knight, of Comox,.speaks  for itself;'  Paris, 1st September, 1900.  . Dear Sir���������I have .much'pleasure,  by order of the Canadian  Commission, to advise"you lhat the'  Inter-  nationalUJury of the Paris .Universal'Exhibition has awarded the Do-,  minion of Canada   for a   collective'  exhibit of food  products, of  which  your exhibit of' barley   formed' an  important part, a,  grand   prize,diploma, and you will be'   entitled to  .receive a copy of the award.  I-beg*tot remain. "  Yours' .truly/  "'   '. Aug. Dupuis.  ���������   Secretary-.  _ o ��������� -   -  NOTICE.  -NOTICE.,  hereby iecpi red to take nonce and govern  himself accordingly. ,  The   qualification   of    candidate     for  M ivor is as follows:  He must be a male British   subject   of  tlie full age of twenty-one years   and not,  -disqualified under  an\    law,   and   have  - been for the six months'   next   preceding^,  j  the   day   of   nomination    the  regist.'.rd  ownerj in the Land Registry office of l.tnd ,  or real "property in the city of the assessed vaiue on the    last    Municipal   assess-  ment roll .of   one   thousand   dollars   or  more,   over  and   above   any    registered  incumb'erances.or -ch.irje,  and   who   is  otherwise qualified as a   Municipal voter..*  The   qualification   as' candidate     for  ��������� . <     i  Alderman is as follows:  He mu-;t be a male l->ritish subject   ot  the,full age of twenty-one vears   and   not  disqualified under any law and have been  for the  six   months'  next   preceding the.  day of nomination the   registered" owner  in the Land Registry,-Office of   land or  real property in lhe.city of' the  assessed'  value on th'e last Municipal   Assessment  * roll of $500.00 or riiore, oven and- above  any registered incumbesance   or charge,  ���������and who'is.otherwise queliiied as a   municipal voter. " .    ",   '   ,  Given under my   hand .at   the City of  Cumberland, 1st day of Jan. 1901.  LAWRENCE VV. *NUNNS,'   '    '  ,  Returning-OrTicer.    -  .       , '-. ������       ���������'   '"   &  FINE  Job   Printin  r.,  '      -      - DONE AT��������� '    "  .Tie-Hews'Office.  Xs-i-y..  yr*k  GoIumMa Flouring ,  :.   Mills .Company.  .y  EN DERBY,   B. C.  m  TT'  fl j  i.  ������  THESE rSTAR,  ^  n  1  ai  I j 10-10'*  , 7STB0E BAKERS.  R.P.RithetiCd.,  j 1        1 L  '(LIMITED.)    .        '  Agents, -    Victoria, B.C..  .-  A PARROT   Sl'ORY.  A showman at a fair   possessed a  beautiful parrot.which accompanied  - ���������-" w.  him everywhere    and   excited t(be  admiration of the gaping crowcf%r  its capital imitation-,oj. the ���������.'sho'w-  mah's voice and tones  whe!ri; inviting the public t'o step into the booth  One day the bird broke its chain  and ������scaped   into  a   neighbouring  plantation.   'Soon a Dumber of men  and boys~*were orj_jt3  track, but before they had gone far they heard a  ;-*'���������"-  V  v.  NOTICE is   hereby   given   that  application will be   made   to   the  Legislative Assembry   of the   Province of  British   Columbia,  at  its  next session, for an   Act to   incorporate a eompany   with   power  to  construct,   equip,     maintain   and  operate either a standard 01 narrow  guage railway for   the purpose   of  carrying   passengers   and   freight,  including all   kinds   of   merchandise, from a point ��������� in   Wellington  District, thence northerly to a point  in   Comox     District,"    Vancouver  Island, situate on or near the  50th  parallel of latitude on or   near the  east coast   of   V-,n* <-*uver   Island;  thence northerly through   Say ward  and Ruperi PiFlri-'ls, to Cape Scott,  Vancouvar Island, or to some other  point at or near the north   end  of  Vancouver Island; wi)h   powor   to  construct, operate,   and   maintain  branch line3 to the coast  on either  side of Vancouver   Island   and   to  other ��������� points,     and   all necessary  roads, bridges,   ways,' and  ferries,  and to   build, own   and   maintain,  wharves, docks, saw-mills, and coal  bunkers; and with power'to   build,  equip, own, maintain  and  operate  steam and other vessels and boat?,  and to operate   the   same  on   any  navigable waters   connecting with  the said railway lines or   branches  thereof; and with, power   to   build,  own, equip, operate and   maintain  telegraph   and   telephone lines , in  con recti on with  the   said  railway  and branches, ancl . to   carry on   a  general "express   business,   and   to  build   and-  operate   all   kinds   of  "/plant? for the purpose of supplying  ' light,   heat,    electricity,   and   any  kind of motive   power;   and   with  power to acquire water   rights, and  to construct dams   and   flumes for  improving and increasing the water  privileges, ancl with  power   to expropriate land for   the  purpose   of  the company, and to acquire  land,  bonuses, privilege;*, and   other aid,  from any   Government,   Municipal  I  Corp--ration, or   other   persons   or  ���������   NOTICE is hereby given that an  application will  be   made   to   the  Les-islative'assemblv'of  the   Prov-  ince of   British Columbia,   at   tho  next session, for an Act-loin cor] or-"  ate a companv with''power l:>   construct,  equip, operate and maintain a railway of.  standard oi* narrow guaye, to be   operated by steam, electncity, or any other mo-,  tive-'power for the carrying of passengers  ' and freight, from a point at  or  near  the  junction of-'the Chilcat and  Klahini Rivers; thence" westerly along   tlie    Kiahini  River and northerly.in the gener-d direction of the Dalton ��������� 1 rail," to   some   point  not lcss-than five miles from the  Provincial boundary; in  the District of Cassiar,  Province      afor'esoid;   '. and   to     build  and-' 'operate     tramways ^iri'   connection therewith; with power to   construct,  '"operate, ancl maintain branch  line-;   and  'all necessary bridges, roads,-, ways, ferries  and other woiks antl to .build,   o-vn and  maintain wharves and docks  in   connection therewith, and  with.power   to build,  ai.qi'ire, own.ecjuip and   niaint.i n   steam  and other vessels and boats, and opt rate  the same on any navigable waters within  the Province; and with   power   lo   bunt1,  equip, operate   and   maintain   telegraph  and telephone lines in   connection   with  the said   ail way   and   bianche-v; and  generate electricity for  supply    of   light,  heat and power, and for   all   and   evciy  other purpose mentioned in   sections   So,  81, 82 and 83 of the "Water Clauses Con  solidation Act, 1897," and to   do   everything necessri-y   and   incidental   *o   the  carrying out of al! or any of the  objects,  referred to in.the   said  sections; and    to  build, own and maintain   saw-mi'ls;  and  with power to expropriate  lands for  the  purposes of the Company, ancl to acquiie  lands, bonuses, privileges or   other   aids  from any Government, municipal corporation, or other persons or bodies; and   to  levy and collect tolls from   all parties using and on all freight passing   over   any  of'such roads,   railways,   tramways, ferries, wharves ancl vessels owned or operated by the rompany, and with power   to  make traffic or other 'arrangements with  railway, steamboat, or other   companies;  Fnd for all other u-ual, necessary or incidental rights, powers or privileges in that  behalf.       '  Dated at the City  of Victoria,   B.   C  this 16th day of October, 1900.;  John Irving.  i-"'*-���������o������������������   }f 'jOU. War$  a;   .  JACKET of, COSTUME'  ���������''"���������atHA'LF-RRI.GE   -.  WRITE TO   ��������� .q>,|^ g    W H 11 E ! H 0 USC. ,  67 GOVERNMENT ST.  VICTORIA, B..C.  HENRY YOUNG   & CO.  are   closing  cut   the-  i I ������ ' ^ '     I  1      Department ancl are seel!ing their   Jackets ,and  {. Costumes regardless, of cost.  . $8; $10 ancTx$12 Jackets are going, for $250  ^BBBaammmaastsesasassBsastsB^^  A   jug   on    the   stove to keep warm  with safety if you use our  ASBJUS TOS MA T.     Price  i o cents.  FOR SALE AT THE���������'  NOTICE.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby" given  jo tlie electors of the Municipality of  Cumberland that I require the presence  of the s.ud glectors at the Polling Station, corner of Dunimuir Avenue and  Third Street, on Monday the 14th day of  January, 1901, at 12 o'clock noon for the  purpose of electing a Mayor and Aldei-  men to represent them for the year 1901.  The mode of nomination of candidates  shall be as follows:  The Candidate shall b'e nominated in  writing; the writing shall be subscribt d  by two voters of the Municipality as proposer and seconder, and shall be de  livered to the Returning Officer at any  time between the date of the notice and  2 p.m. of.'he day of the romination, and  in the event of a poll being necessary,  such poll will be opened on Tuesday the  17th day of January, 1901, at the Polling  Station, comer of Dunsmuir Avenue and  Third Street, of   which every   person   is  fiBnuine Clearance'Sale   at Reduced Prices.  10 per cent. Cash Discount (for 10 days only) commencing Dec. 20th  Late delivery compels us to sacrifice all our Winter Stock of:���������  Wrappers, Flanneletts. U underwear, Ribbons, Gloves,  Dress Goods, etc As we do notintend carrying over any Xmas  goods we include them in our 10 per cent. Cash Saie. Also GENT'S  UNDERWEAR, HATS, SHIRTS, TIES, COLLARS, ETC.  OUR GROCERY   STOCK   includes all   the    choicest  Xmas Goods, Plum Pudding,   Layer Raisins,  Mince       Meat,        Cranberries  ASSORTED SOUPS, 15 cents per tin.  W.e are-receiving this week ���������& ion nnts.    Candy in abundance.  BEFORE     BUYING    YOUR  I CrTTZLsTS ^->TID JLIVLIIVCUIN ITI03ST  GET   OUR    PRICES.  As we carry the largest stock in B. C, and your cheapest   freight   is  from Victoria.    Repairs by first class workmen.  I  115 GOVERNMENT ST.  Il   GO.  VICTORIA, B.O  I  1  7i?il  ���������M  ,1  m  m  i  77  -,V,

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