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Array fl>  ,***������������������ l**.  t  I,  NO.    242.    UNION    COMOX    DISTRICT, B. C,    TUESDAY   JULY, 6th, 1897. $2.00 PER    ANNUM  i  'if'  K  ?  I  1  a.  -Uwion MOT Market  1 t  For the choicest meats we are head quarters..  If you have not tried our,noted sausages,  bologna and headcheese, you should do  so at once. Fresh vegetables, eggs and  butter, salmon bellies, Mackerel, etc.  0 , ���������-  SHIPPING SUPPLIES.  |o| SUMZOUST   LEISBE/  ���������LJJW1  .8  fi*g.������g<-*'2Sggg&?^^  ustavflauck  FOR���������  BLOUSES-AND STRAW HATS  REDUCED TO COST   If Shilling's ' Teas-afld Coffees  1  if: .  I.  fei"  Tl|p Undepsigned having Purchased  ������  [���������I'  v  business  here, beg to inform the public that they are prepared to   supply-������������������������������������������������������ ���������    ,   .   .��������� ���������-''"'"-*.  as cheaply as they  can be procured from any house in  B ritish Columbia.     A full line of���������        '"������������������  patent M^di^i^s  always kept.on hand. ���������'.,.'��������� -  We  are desirous, particularly, of calling your   attention  to aur complete stock of  Stahionsry and School Books  In this line we will sell as cheaply as any house in Union.  PRESCRIPTIONS & FAMILY RECEIPTS  CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED . . . . .  A. H. PEACEY & CO. UNION.  ifc  I  tp  ���������'-'(���������  ;���������/(''  I 's> '.  M  ���������$-:  COAL  OUTPUT FOH.   UNION  June  Date      Name.    tons. Destination,  jst San Mateo,-4435 Port Los Angeles  ���������ird U.S.Albatross 225 for Alaska  4th 1 D. Peters, H93 for Port Clarence  7th Rapid Transit 266 for Port Angeles  jith Florida 5793   for San Francisco  13th Jeanie 1291 '  19th U.S.S. Alert in for Sitka, Alaska  30th Monmouth-  shire 799 for Yokahama  just San Mateo 4427 for Pt. Los Angeles  2cth Glory of  the Seas    2160   for San Francisco  21000  OUTPUT OF COKE.  ",2th Rapid Transit 108 tons for Everett.  25th Glory of ,,-,������������������-.-  the Seas       642 for San Francisco  750 tons  Local c������al 4280 tn?.   Local coke 820 tns.  CHANGE OF BUSINESS.  Tbe Bakery busineas formerly carried on,  known as the Cumberland Bakery, under  the firm nant* of Tarnbull and Campbell,  has been transferred and sold to Messrs  Robert? Strang and Hugh Campbell, and  will be earned on as usaal at the old stand.  All accounts outstanding must be p.iid in  first pay day ia July 1897, or will be placed  in other hands for collection.  Thanking our late patrons for their late  patronage, and hoping that they will still  patronize the new firm.  Thos   W. Tubnbull  W. H. Campbell.  SUBSCRIBE FOB "THE NEWS."  $2 00 PER ANNUM.  fratest by Wire  Chinese, vs Japs.  Vancouver, July*ist.���������The Chinese snd  Japs ,at Stevenston are h?ving a faction  fight, and the Chinese are being terrorized  by an organized .company pf Japs who  have taken possession of the Chinese  stores. Several arrests' have been made.  Provincial police have been sent for.  Criminal Court Affairs.  Victoria,  July   2d.���������Wm.    Blake  was  sentenced to three  years for house  braking.    Fred Jones pleaded guilty to forgery, but has not yet beer, sentenced.  Nanaimo Ahead  Nanaimo, July 3d.���������Nanaimo hose  team won the hose race easily at. Seattle  yesterday. '     ;  Independence Strike.  ; Columbia, Ohio.���������A general strike of  the United Mine Workers of America  has been ordered for July 4th.  Another Chance.  Stillwater,  Minn.   July  2d.���������After 21  years imprisonment the Younger brothers  ���������Cole and Jim���������members  of the  Jesse  James gang, will b(e given their liberty.  t.  Well Done Bill.  Victoria, July2d.���������W. H. Lander ex M.  P.P., and Mrs. McLellan of Ashcroftand  Duncans, were married last night.  "Let Us Have A Pick.  Ninety-two   are   writing   for  teachers  certificates at Victoria.  Good Showing' . - .  Custom   returns for': the vear*' ending.  June' 30th.    1897  'were ;" $737,5n6*52;  or '  532,437 07 more ihan.thdi of the previous  year. - ���������"-"���������"      " "  Chinese   head   tax "'J $30,938;   $19*516  more than lasi vear.  . -       ���������-*.-->  We Will All-Rids Now.  New York, July 2d.-*-The bicycle pool  is broken. After years of -organization  the iron clad agreement h.is gone to  smash, and with ir the price of high class  wheels has ' sluinptd. The Columbia  Manufacturing Co., have announced the  price of Columbian '95-wheels are leduced  25 per cent*. Others are doing the same.  It's believed that'.a big. bicycle rate war  will, now be on, and the public will, gel  some cheap wheels this summer..-.  .       Sudden Death.'    v  Victoria,"July 3d.---A very sad death  occurred on the Charmer while,returning .  with an excursion from Vancouver to  Victoria last night. While chatting with  a fellow passenger, Mr. R. G.,-Pehn,  American Immigration Agent at Vancouver, without;warning fell back in his  seat lifeless. Heart failure caused his  death.  FOR SALE.���������Five acres of land within 10 minutes walk of Comox wharf. Price  $225.   Apply to R. Wilcox, Comox.  ANEWWEINKLE.  Comox farmers are proverbially'slow,  and it is a matter for congratulacion  when some .up-to-date agriculturist comes  into the district, who can show them a  thing or two. A few of the farmers,  among whom maybe counted our new  friend, Mr.'Woodruff, occupant of the  Burdette ranch, had mown down a quantity of grass, just before the presentwet  spell set in. It was all liable to spoil,  but our new agriculturalist, thought it  might be cured. He reasoned thus:  The nearer the fire the hotter; the sun is  a ball of fire, therefore the nearer the sun  I get my weJ hay, the sooner it will dry.  The ranch was dotted with tall black  stumps; and upon the top of each he  placed a cock of hay. That was the  condition of things when our informant  left. It is said there is considerable  excitement in the valley. Some farmers  had dug, pulled or blown out their  stumps, not knowing they were their  best friends. Others, who have not been  so rash, and are still blessed with a  reasonable supply, fear Mr. Woodruff will  patent his idea. What his next move  will be is unknown but doubtless it will  be a long advance over the ordinary  methods.   ���������KELLEY the photographer has  returned, and is ready to wait on his.  many customers as usual. Come in.  everybody.  McPhee &  General Merchants and Butchers,  UNION and COURTENAY, B.  RANDOM TALK.  By  BILLY  BLUM.  WHAT A CHARM there is about a  neat well laid out town, where age  has softened, the outlines of pioneer  efforts ! The first essential, of course is  ���������ncorporation;'the next is public enterprise; the third is a love of home. Neat,  well kept streets, comfortable sidewalks,  attractive but not ostentatious .churches,  school*buildings, and business houses, go  a long way,' but roomy yards, green  lawns, beautiful shade trees, plants and  flowers,   "with    comfortable     home-like  ��������� dwellings constitute the chief beauty and  charm -of a ��������� town. ��������� And then a park L  This need be'only a strip of-forest with  brush and fallen trees cleaned oat, a  good dirt road, .and a few paths with  seats, etc., here and there; better still if  there be a stream running through it,  over, which are streched rustic bridges;  a'nd' still better if bordering, upon a lake  or the pebbly washed shore of the sea.  But any location- can be made beautiful.  Nature, is kind and will -generously  respond to the enterprise of man. Trees  will-grow anywhere and the most unsani-  ' tary places become salubrious and* the  unsightly waste- be made to smile with  abundant attractions. ' '  DO YOU ride a bicycle? If not just"  try it. But don't-overdue the matter.  Scorching is capital if you don't value  your neck. And getting-tired -isn't get-,  ting strength. - One" heeds"to be rrujehin  tiie open air to be in the best form, and  "the.bicycle induces to a love of nature; it  gives one wings, so to speak/ It purifies  the body, and clcarifies the mind. And  it so enlarges one ! Before you were a  snail���������crawling; how' you fly! You  were hemmed in by a little view, but now  **     1  fields expand and   new vistas are opened  up.    You   experience   a   fuller   life;   the  whole   broad kind  is yours  to  see  and  .���������enjoy/7'/ . ���������: ������������������" ] :  ��������� One gets to be very narrow unless he  reads and digests much, or moves about  and  sees  much,   mingling. with  others.  ��������� The first: becomes a . bookworm,: the  second a practical man of the world;  it takes both to make a full man. A  narrow minded minister of Chicago  recently inveighed* against the bicycle,  from the pulpit, because it injured  attendance at his chinch, but he forgot it  also damaged the patronage of the saloon.  Anything that will make locomotion,  cheap,' that will take us out into the  blessed sunlight and fresh air is a minister of health and good morals'.  Bargains in white  and  colore i  Shirts  at Leiser's  NOTICE.  Any information with regard to water  supply can be obtained at the Company's  office on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each  week, from 12 m. to 1 p. m.  UNION SHIPPING.  The Mystery on the 29th, took 22 tons  of coal for vessel's use.  The Tepic on 29th, left with 252 tons  of coal for the C.P.R., and 196 tons of  coke for the Trail smelter.  The Daisy on the 30th, took 10- tons-  of coal, and the Maude on same day called for 142 .tons of coal.  The San Mateo ir, due to-day.  ���������Slater Bros' noted shoes for gents at  Leiser's.  NOTICE.  There will be a meeting of the Board  of Directors of the Hospital at Judge  Abrams' office on Saturday evening,  July 10th, at ������ o'clock.  BIRTHS.  GLASSO.���������At Union, June 23d, the  wife, of Mr. Albert Glasso,, of a daughtc r  COMOX SETTLEMENT.  June was a fine growing month;  average temperature; eight days bright  sunshine, six clays no sunshine, and rain  part of the clay for 16 days.  Crops promise well; small fruits abun-  dent, except strawberries which are  scarce.  Grantham and Sandwick mail is carried by Wm. Beech, the Grantham postmaster. ' It has been carried many years  by the Smith brothers. They were punctual, reliable and obliging.' ��������� They, will be  missed passing along on steamer day.  There are bad places on the roads  which shows that it is near the end of the  fiscal year. Now that July has come we  shall expect to hear from the government  agent. -  Mr. Mathew Piercy has a new barn,  also Wm. Machin.  Grantham1 school closed on the 18th,  June, with full attendance of pupils.  There were twenty visitors, and the entire  Board of Trustees. The exercises consisted of the usual school work, with recitations and songs. v    ,  Roll of Honor  awarded;   Proficiency,  Margaret Ann Hardie; Punctuality,  arid .  Regularity, Hannah Beech; Deportment,  Charles Woods.  At .the  close? speeches were made  by  Horace  Smith,   Esq.,    Secretary of the.'  School   Board  and  others.    Mrs.   Chas.  ,  "Williams, and Mr. Ed Phillips sang some  of   their sweetest   songs.    Refreshments  were  provided   by the  parents.    All   left  .well pleased;   indeed, the Grantham -folk-'  always do  have 'a  good-   time  at  their,  school examinations.  Mr. Thos. Woods was elected trustees  in place of Wm. Beech, whose term had  had expired.  ���������For Vegetable and Flower Seeds,(go  o the UNION STORE.  EEaDOZS'ALD ���������ICcDOIsTAIiD.  Oa Wednesday evening, June 30th at the  residence of Mr. Dee, there was a quiet  wedding ia the prcseuce of a few friends.  Mr. L-iuchlia 0. McDonald and Miss Elizabeth S. McDonald wore the contracting parties. Miss Mianie -McDonald was the  bridesmaid aad ��������� Mr. Charles Evans best  man- The ceremony was performed by Rev.  Jno. A. Logan of the Presbyterian Church.  Mr. and Mrs.-McDonald have' gone to  housekeepsng in their hoiise' on Penrith  Aveaiie���������one of the pleasanne-st cottages in  the to-vn! They are both well known and  highly esteemed, and The News joins their  many friends ia extendi ug congratulations .  and best wishes.  THE THISTLES.  The thistles are begiuniug to show themselves aloDg the road side, and should be  destroyed by the owimrs of adjoining property, or they will do an incalculable amount  of harm. Now i3 thn time, before they goto seed, to cut them down.  HAKBIAG-E.  Porter-ELysdy.���������At Victoria, June 26th,  Frank Porter of Union, and Miss Florence  Handy of Shawniyan Lake, were united im  marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Porter arrived on.  the City of Nanaimo, Wednesday.  Awarded  Highest Honors���������World's Fair,  Gold AledaS, Midwinter Fair.  raTRS*������  A Pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder.  40 YEARS THE STANDARD^  /' c  mSm  S___  tt-7"7 . The Weekly News.  M.    WHITNEY,    Publisher.  UNION BRITISH COLUMBIA  Mr.  -burn.  Carnegie, it appears, has iron to  Frozen dynamite is tbe latest ammunition. It's the sudden thaw that worries the other fellows.  Farmers are hunting wolves in the  suburbs of Chicago. Why don't they  move right down Clark street?  The nut and bolt trust, which has  ���������been hanging together by a mere  thread, as it were, has at last goue to  pieces.  There is something really pitiable  -about the ignorance of"a clever trust  representative when he is brought before a legislative investigating committee.  A New York court has decided that  baby shows, are illegal. This tendency  of the judiciary to interfere in domestic affairs is one of tlie crying evils of  the times.        .,' * ���������   -  cians became suspicious and laid a plot,  which the unsuspecting woman walked  into. Strict watch was kept from over  a transom, and just before time for tlie  doctor's visit she .was noticed sticking  a large needle in various parts of her  gums. By the time the doctor arrived  her mouth was in a frightful condition."  A worse blow to China than the exclusion lifw~is about to fall,,upon that  empire. The denizens of Colorado and  Western Kansas have learned that a  good quality of tea can be made from  alfalfa leaves and they are proposing  to build up a great home industry and  keep the millions of taels we send to  the Flowery Kingdom each year for  tea at home. Perhaps it will not be  long before chests of Maverick Oolong are on the market or Colorado  Chop Chow, or Cimarron Young Hyson.  As still further exemplifying the truth  of the proverb that there is nothing  new under the sun, it is .pointed out  that there was a horseless wagon as  early as 1861.   The horse ran away.  Another attempt is being made to prescribe' exactly the kind of food that  children shall eat, but as long as the  pantry door is left ajar the old-fashioned kinds of cake and jam will be  able to hold their own.  In the latest "Echoes from the Oxford Magazine," one of the humorous  ver.se-writers suggests that in the summer term, when the University is given  over to young lady teachers attending  the University - Extension lectures, it  should be called a "School of Flirtation." The examiners in it should then  prepare their questions in the following fashion:  "If A be good-looking and 20; ������   .  If B be divine*and IS;  If C be���������well���������50,,with plenty  Of wit preternaturally keen;  Can you show by what use of quadratics  The squaring of C may be done? ���������  And when by applied mathematics  Will IS and 20 be 1?"  Aerinl Travel.  Prof. S. P. Langley is reported as saying in a recent interview that, having  proved both theoretically and practically that machines can be made to travel  through the air, if he had the time and  money to' -spend, he believed he could  make one' "on a scale such 'as would  demonstrate to the world that a large  passenger-carrying flying machine can  be a commercial as well as a scientific  suceess."  ing to the inhabitants-of the cave. A  writer in Nature, reviewing Monsieur  Piette's "astonishing^*||discoveries,"  makes an additional sifgges-tion. "Assuming these markings to *������)e syllabic  signs," he says, "can it be possible that  these pebbles were emploj'-ed in building up words and sentences, much as  children use boxes of letters?"  ..#'  Incipient Insanity.  A  SICK  AND   AILING   GIRL-  '      MOTHER'S    ADVICE.  An  -HER  Em-  The appearance of the Hon. Col.  Strathy, of Montreal, at the recent Ma-  joribanks-Brown wedding at Nashville  clad in' full Highland' costume, with  eporan, philiberg, and sturdy bare legs,  almost paralyzed the nerve centers of  the elite of that ancient /town.  Senator-elect Harris of Kansas is not  only a classical scholar, but a hog raiser as well. He has six prize porkers  on his farm, which he has named, according to an esteemed contemporary,  Acestorides, Basterhini, Callistagoras,  Pachnamunis, Pythagoras, and Aris-  tides. Mr.-Harris contemplates sending  them to Greece about next killing time.  Milton has left his testimony of the  need that men have of intellectual capacity and cultivation in a wife. "Without it," he says, "there must come tho  unspeakable weariness and despair of  all social delight, which turns the blessed ordinance of God into a sore evil  -under the sun; or at least to a familiar  mischief, a drooping and disconsolate  ^household,"���������captivity without refuge  or reputation.  Candidates for the dishonor of being  the meanest husband are, fortunately, not abundant in the United States,  but occasionally they enter the lists.  One Kentucky benedict gave his wife  on the twenty-fifth Anniversary of their  wedding four yards of "domestic," out  of which she was'to make him a shirt,  this being the only gift from him in  tlie  quarter of a  century.    A strong  Dangw from Wall Paper.  It was formerly supposed that the  reason why wa.ll.papers containing arsenic were dangerous to health was because arsenette-d hydrogen was formed  through the action of mold upon' the  paper, and then given off In the air of  the room. Recent experiments in Germany, however,- seem to show that tlie  danger really arises from particles af  dust proceding from the paper. It is'  said that at present few wall-papers  containing arsenic are manufactured.  Gnardin-j a Coast by Klectrlcity.  A correspondent of Nature suggests  that a long coast-line may be rendered  safe to .ships in foggy weather, by  means of an electric cable lying ten  miles offshore, and parallel with the  coast, In about fifty fathoms of water.  When ever an iron ship approached  within 200 yards of the cable, he says,  an electric detector on board the vessel  would give the alarm In support of  the suggestion he asserts that messages  competitor is the Ohio man who gave ; sent along an electric cable lying on the  his wife but $10 in four years. Out of  this'she had to expend $5 to replace a  parasol for her sister, which the man  had lost, and he borrowed the remaining $5 of her to get his trunk out. of  pawn and forgot to pay it. The only  money he ever spent for her in any  way was a nickel paid for a .sack of  peanuts, of which he took the lion's  share. The wife was forced to clothe  herself and pay for her own board.  A recent issue of the Pueblo (Colo.)  'Chieftain contained the following interesting advertisement: "Wanted���������  iOBy a competent woman, a place to work  ;for her husband's board." This sounds  ;'like a Western echo of the "new woman" movement, but it probably is the  ���������work of the same "old" woman who  has been doing just that thing -every-'  iwhere, since the time whereof the memory of man runneth hot to the contrary.  In our early youth, while yet we live  only among those we love, we love  nvithout restraint, and our hearts overt-flow in every look, word and action.  ���������But when we enter the world, and are  repulsed by strangers, forgotten by  ���������friends, we grow more and more timid  dn our approaches even to those we  ���������love best. How delig-htful to us, then,  are the caresses of' little children! All  sincerity, all affection, they fly into our  arms; and then, and then only, we feel  our first confidence, our first pleasure.  An electric car going at full speed collides with a railway train, silso going at  full speed. As a'result three persons  are dead, one fatally injured and several others badiy hurt. The gates were  closed and the accident was caused by  the motor car.* which is one belonging  to the Calumet Electric Street Railway  Company, Chicago, becoming unmanageable, bursting through the guards  and rushing upon the track in front of  the express train. It is said that this  same motor performed t-he same trick  at the same place the prior Sunday,  happily without fatality at that time.  The officials of the company deny' this,  and ' say that- it was another motor  which gave the Sunday performance.  The company had, then, two unmanageable motors instead of one and kept  them running over this dangerous  crossing. One naturally asks how many  more wild trains the company owns,  ,.and what assurance passengers have  that a trip over its lines may be made  .'with safety to life and limb.  sea-bottom have been read, with suitable apparatus, on a ship floating above  the cable.  Mirage in  Alaska.  The most wonderful mirages ever beheld by mortal eyes are those that are  seen in the twilight winter days In  northern Alaska. Those remarkably  ghastly pictures of things, both imaginary' and real, are mirrored on the surface of the waste plains instead of upon  the clouds or in the atmosphere, says  a correspondent of the St. Louis Republic. Mimic lakes and water courses  fringed with vegetation are to be seen  pictured as real as life on the surface  of the snow, while grassy mounds,  stumps, trees, logs, etc., which have an  actual existence some place on the  earth's surface, are outlined against  mountains of snow ln all kinds of fantastic shapes. Some of these objects  are distorted and magnified into the  shapes of huge, ungainly animals and  reptiles of enormous proportions.'  The fogs and mists are driven across  these waters by the winds, and, as tho  objects referred to loom up In the flying-vapors, they appear like living crea-'  tures, and seem to be actually moving  rapidly across the plain.   At other times  they appear high in the air, but this is  a characteristic of the northern mirages  that are seen near the seashore.' When  the vapors and  mists are driven out  to sea the images mirrored In them ap--  pear to be lunging through the waters  at a terrific rate of speed, dashing the  spray high in the air, while huge break- j  ers roll over them and onward toward '  the mountainous islands beyond,  and  against  which  they all appear  to be  dashing. I  Monstrous serpents, apparently sev- ���������  eral hundred feet long, sometimes with  riders on their backs,  men on horse*-. B^erVegan to take them~  More Monsters of Olden Times.  The fossil remains of an apparently  new species of the ancient . reptile  named by geologists the "mosasaur"  have just been discovered in the chalk-  beds of Northern France. These rep-,  tiles; which became extinct,ages ago.  were of enormous size, some being seventy or more feet in length. They had  comparatively slender bodies, like a  snake, paddles like a whale, and some  of the characteristic features of a lizard. They were especially abundant in  America, and their remains have been  fonud in New Jersey and in the States  bordering the Gulf of Mexico, as well,  as west of the Mississippi River. .  back thirty to fifty feet in height, an!  mals and birds of all kinds of, horrible  shapes and colors, seem to be scurrying  past, racing- and chasing each other,  until they are lost In twilight fogs or  nteresting-  Story   Told   Under  -  < bari-assing Circumstances.  -  Prom the Express, Los Angeles, CalEfornln.  The interviewer's" lines sometimes  fall in queer places. People who are  to be talked to may be in all.\sorts of  conditions and frames of mihd^.bnt one  cannot conceive a much more embarrassing thing for all parties concerned than  an assignment to interview a mother of  a two days' old infant. Somethings are  too sacred for even the callous' newspaper man to lightly ignore. But-Mrs*  C. O. Reeder had a story to tell and  this paper wanted that story.' The baby'  was asleep, and the mother expressed  her amiability, so the" reporter was  ushered into the room. ...  Mrs.   Reeder   used    to  be  Johanna-  Rinker,   and lived for several yearaat r  Riverside, Cal.     Sho  was  a  domestic"'  and worked very hard.    Perhaps it was "  the  toil,   perhaps   the  climate,  at, all  events,   she  fell    sick.      Doctors  and  medicines did' her  no  good.    Her appetite  vanished.     Sleep  eluded her at  night, always  and   ever  that dreadful,  feeling  of lassitude and depression, so.;'  familiar to women, made itself apparentJ  to  her.    And then she  began   to  im-.  agine things.    One night'whi'le driving  across a bridge that sbe knew perfectly  well was- there, she cried out in fright  because  she  could   see nothing.    The  doctors' might  call 'this   insanity, but  until  the hallucinatibns and delusions  grow to be a  menace   to  life or peace,  not much heed is paid to the imaginings  of weakly girls. ' >,  Last spring Mrs. Reeder, for she had  married in the meantime, concluded to  visit her old liome at Daleville, Ind.,.  and it was while there that her mother,  Mrs. Caroline Leaser, told her of the .  wonderful, properties of Dr. Williams',  Pink   Pills    for   Pale  People.   ''-'-Mrs.  When she-' .  started in she could not walk the three- ,  quarters of a mile to the postoffice, she.  was so weak.    In about three weeks she-  took according  to directions about five  boxes  of  the  pills,   and 'at the expira-  dashed to pieces upon the rocky Islands   tion of that time  could  go  down < into*    * .    )  mentioned above, n nd whioh nr������ fwont-u   .*.���������_,., .���������i 1 i ������������������ j_ .. *.:_ js*_- ������~ - * fl  mentioned above, and which are twenty  miles out at sea  A Baltimore husband consulted   ah  astrologer as to the cause of his wife's  death, and found out that "a scheme  of the heavens taken  for that    time  .shows the moon afflicted by the opposition of  the fiery planet Mars.    Tho  planet Venus, indicating the lady, ruled  the ascendant, and was applying to the  evil semi-square of Jupiter, lord of the  eighth house, that of death.   The moon  diad the evil sesqui-quadrade of the sun.  ���������who was lord of the fourth house, denoting the grave.    The sixth house al-  -���������ways shows the illness, and in this case  Venus ruled the sixth as well as the  ���������first, indicating that the lady was the  ���������cause of her own illness."    The family doctor said it was canned lobster.  "Some time ago," says the Philadelphia Record, "a well-dressed young  ���������woman was taken ill in the street, and  was removed in a supposed dying condition to a hospital uptown. The.wom-  :an recovered shortly after admission,  and it was then that a peculiar bleeding of her gums was noticed. As the  ���������doctors at the hospital had never seen  a similar case, the woman was requested to remain that it migtrff be examined. After several weeks they gave up  'in disgust, and the woman was discharged. This program had been carried out time and time again by the  woman until she had visited nearly  every hospital in town.   Several physi-  The students of   the University  of  Rochester in New York State have not  obtained much notoriety for "hazing,"'  but this appears to have been due to  accident rather than to lack of energy.  An   episode   of   student   playfulness  which has just been made public shows  that these young men at Rochester are  worthy of  high  rank   in  the  college  world for their ingenuity In devising  methods  of  torturing each other.    A  freshman was the victim, and when he  had been "finished" he was a "raving  maniac."    He was beaten by some sophomores so severely that although he  did not lose his life he lost his mind.  This must have been rare college sport.  One can picture the zest with   which  these young men entered into the game  of pommeling their fellow-student until his physical endurance and then his  mind gave way under the strain.    It  must have been a spectacle something  like that in the cell of Dr. Ruiz in Cuba  when Spanish brutes were beating out  his life.   Now let the police department  of Rochester show the world how fast  they can avenge this outrage.   Pour the  entire detective machinery of the city,  if necessary, into this college and hunt  out these demons who are masquerading as students.   It is time an example  should be madeof such brutes as these,  and few opportunities could be better  than this.  .,    A Vanished   River's Track.  Explorations made last, autumn  brought to light many interesting facts  about what is known to geologists as  the "Nipissing-Mattawa? River." ������This  is believed to have been the ancient  outlet for the . Great Lakes Huron,  Michigan and Superior before tfaeir waters began to flow through Lake Erie.  The old river bed was traced, in the  Canadian province of Ontario," from  Lake Nipissing, near the northern part  of Georgian Bay, to the valley of the  Ottawa River. At, one place the site of  an ancient cataract was discovered,  and reason was found for believing  that the size of the vanished river was  very similar to that of the' St. Glair  and Detroit Rivers, through which the  Great Lakes now have their outlet.  Tbe Real Styles.  "I was downtown to-day looking at  the new styles."  "But isn't it rather early, my dear,  for the spring goods to be in?"  "Who is talking about spring goods?  I mean wheels."���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  The half-dollar is 1 3-16ths of an inch  in diameter.  A demy 24-mo. page Is 5 inches long  by 2% wide.  I/iqnid Crystal.     "  Among the minor wonders of modern chemical discovery are Doctor  Lehman's "liquid crystals." ' Recently  Professor Miers, of the Royal Society,  has been experimenting with some of  these curious substances, and he. finds  that when "azoxyphenol" crystals are  warmed on a microscopic slide they undergo a sudden transformation from  the solid to the liquid condition on  reaching a temperature of 134 degrees.  Yet, having become liquid, the substance nevertheless retains the form  of crystals, and these remarkable crystals possess the property of double refraction. If heated up to 165 degrees,  the substance undergoes another  change, and loses its double refrac-  tivity.  Is Tt nn Ancient Alphabet?  Monsieur Piette has made some remarkable discoveries in-a cave at Le  Mas-d'Azil, in Southern France, near  the Pyrenees. This cave, shaped like  a tunnel, was evidently inhabited in  very ancient days by the race of people called the "cave-dwellers" who  lived in the Neolithic, or Later Stone,  age. They left a great number of oblong and flattened pebbles on which  they had painted curious figures and  devices with peroxide of iron. Some of  the pebbles contain only dots, or  stripes, which, the discoverer thinks,  may have been symbols for numbers.  Others bear devices having some resemblance   to   alphabetic   characters.  One pebble has  painted upon it  the singular row  of figures here  represented, and Monsieur Piette does  not hesitate to suggest that some of  these designs are possibly phonetic  symbols, which had a definite mean-  The-Children's Sleep.  A physician in ah address before a  woman's club on the care of children'-*  health, recently said that it'is criminal  to attempt to save a little money by  not giy.ing every^child In the family a  bed ��������� tdc himself. Tlie'' physician aJso  emphasized "the need of early sleep.  "It is so easy," he said, "to let a nervous child lose sleep in the early evening, when he or she should be hard at  it. When a physician prescribes some  important remedy that must be taken  and which is not pleasant, a mother  feels that it Is time well expended to  coax and wheedle, and even bribe the  little one to'-swallow, it. Spend just as  much thought and effort in getting your  child to sleep every night, if he does  hot fall off his chair at the evening  meal, from drowsiness, as the normal  child should. .Give up concerts, theaters, ������������������ parties', anything till you have  sectired for the nervous, .twitching boy  or girl the benign habit of sleep. Coax  him to his room, give him a quick  sponge bath, tuck him in his single bed,  with a light wool blanket over him besides the slieet, and .In a lowered light  sit by him and talk to him till he is  quieted. Tell him gentle, soothing  stories, nothing to excise his imagination, and when he is finally asleep,  have the room cool, dark and quiet.  Don't let him try to sleep in a room  which has been a sitting rooni all the  evening, without having' it thoroughly  refilled with fresh outdoor air, which  may be accomplished by throwing windows wide open for fifteen minutes."  The Buffalo Nearly Exterminated.  Gen. A. W; Greeley, of the. War Department, in a paper read recently, deplored the wholesale slaughter of the  buffaloes which has been going on for  50 years and which has well-nign exterminated this useful animal. From  the lips of an old army offlcer he ascertained that in the valley of the Arkansas hesaw in the '40s an enormous herd  of buffalo terrifying even to look upon.  The old army officer says he crossed at  right angles a moving herd which was  75 miles in width ana so dense as to  render travel dangerous. The general  himself saw 50 miles of territory literally covered with bison. In the winter  of '75 and '76 he knew of 164,000 buffalo  skins being brought into Griffin, Tex.  town and come back and do a big day's*'  washing   over  the tub  at  her  home.'-  Her  blood  came back    into, the  pale-  cheeks,   sleep once again refreshed-her   ..  at night, the cold   sweats   left, arid she   .  could  eat  and   enjoy all the pleasures  and diversions of  life where befor&Bhe    ���������.  had been averse to  society ' and Amuse-    .;  ments of all kinds.    The awful notions*.,  and hallucinations  left her,   her,brain"-;  again   resumed    its normal   functions.  From that time  to  now she has taken   ���������'.'*  no medicine and she is   well in -.all re-' /-  speots. ,.:.; '  "See my baby, God bless its heart,'.'���������  said   the  proud    mother.      "It J'is  as-  strong  and   healthy as  any baby ever.- -, -  born.    It weighed nine  pounds."    As!"*  it lay there, its little pink fists clench- ���������-,  ed   over .its   thumbs,    its   little' eyes-,  puckered up in sleep, a bundle of pink,  satiny infantile  loveliness, there could   *  be little doubt  of  the  physical health' -  of its parents. ]  Mrs. Reeder lives at a cottage num- ',  bered   407^   East    Pico     street,--'Los-  Angeles,   Cal.,   and   the  last worsshe-.  said were,   "Oh,   you are perfectly excusable.    I am just  as glad to endorse  Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills  as  you", can  possibly be  to hear  my  story.      If all:  suffering women only knew their power  and good,* there would be less ��������� sickness-  and misery   in   the   world,   I'm   sure.  Good-bye."  Dr. Williams' Pink v Pills contain,  in a condensed form, all the elements-  necessary to give new life and richness- ->  to the blood and restore shattered  nerves. They are also a specific for  troubles peculiar to females, such as-*  suppressions, irregularities and all.  forms of weakness. They build up the- -  blood, and restore the glow of health to*  pale and sallow cheeks. In men they  effect a radical cure. in all cases arising,  from mental worry, overwork or excesses of whatever nature. Pink Pills-  are sold in boxes (never in loose bulk)-  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50,.  and may be had of all druggists, or*  direct by mail from Dr. Williams'"  Medicine Company, Schenectady, N. Y.  Roentgen ray photographs were admitted as evidence in a Denver, Col.,,  court recently. .  HOME  PBODUCT9  AND PURE FOOD..  Equal to the Emergency.  Chinese cheap labor may yet ruin  New Zealand. In Otago, where there  are a gpod many Scotchmen, a contract  for road mending was awarded to the  lowest bid, which was signed "Mac-  Phers6n." \W"hen .the bidder appeared  to sign the contract 'he was yellow and  had a pigtail. - "But," said the official  who met him, "your name cannot be  MacPherson." ���������- -  "All llghtee," answered the Chinaman, "nobody catchee contlact in Otago unless he named Mac," and the contract was sighed;-   '      ���������"-  Have To.  "Will you mind the baby, Jack, 'for a  little while?" asked Mrs. Elsmore.  "I shall have to, I s'pose," replied  Elsmore. "The kid won't mind me."���������  Buffalo Times.  Ml Eastern Syrup, so-called,   usually  vorr  light colored and of heavy body, is made froin  flucose. "Tea Garden Drips" is made from  ugar Cane and i.s strictly pure. It is for sale  by first-class grocers, in cans only. Manufactured by the Pacific Coast Sykup Co. All genuine "Tea Garden Drinx" have the manufacturer's name lithographed on every can.  tt  I believe my prompt use of Piso's Cure*  prevented quick consumption.���������Mrs. Lucy  Wallace, Marquette, KanS., Dec' 12, 1895.  We can afford to say:  Get every sort of YeSckil-  ling's Best tea of vour grocer, and get,your money  back on what you don't  like."  Your tea-trade for the rest  of your life is worth the risk  ������������������and there is no risk.  A. ScbiUuuL& Cntnpunjr  ������U y  ft  ��������� *  h  u  H  if'  li  .'ti  I'i  i  [���������V  1.'/  -.'<'  j', /  111  !l>  [Mi  '���������",  'V-  HELP TO HUMANITY.  THIRD     ANNIVERSARY    OF  FORWARD MOVEMENT.  THE  Organization that Is Doing: Much, to  Improve the Condition of the Poor  in the Congested and Poverty-Ridden Districts of'Chicago.  Seeks to Banish Squalor. '  Chicago corressponddnce:  The Forward Movement recently celebrated its third anniversary at the  headquarters of the association, on  iWest Harrison ' street, this city. Addresses were made and exhibitions given by pupils of the different classes.  The Forward Movement is one of the  most comprehensive and phlli-sophic social movements now being carried on  ln this great and wicked Western metropolis. The association's ob.iect, as  stated In its charter, is to. investigate  and improve Hie physical, social, intellectual and spiritual condition of those  who live In tho,congested districts of  Chicago and other cities.  The charter further states the means  ���������and methods to be used in carrying ont  this' object to bo:, By collecting and  publishing statistics' bearing on social  and Industrial conditions; by establishing radiating centers'--of personal  Influence; by promoting the application  of the co-operative principle, "and by  such' temporary aid as shall tend to  make the beneficiaries self-sustaining  and self-respecting.  ''This'association is non-sectarian and  non-partisan, depending upon- those  who are interested in the welfare of  liumanity for its workers and support.  It has already accomplished much that  Is commendable. It has under its  ���������charge a Social Settlement known os  the Epworth House, located'on Pearce  ���������street. The Epworth House represents  six or eight.workers who devote their  ception for the neighborhood. The second Friday of each month is devoted to  a temperance meeting, the' third to a-  stereopticon exhibition, and the fourth  tp entertainments given by some of the  clubs of girls or boys. On Wednesday  nights pf each week there is a citizens'  meeting, at which matters pertaining  to the welfare of the community are  discussed.   On Friday night there is a  four years. In 1868 he became archbishop of Gnesen and Posen, and as  the occupant of that see he has the  title of the primate of all Poland. In  1S74 he was put into prison by the  Government of Prussia, and while in  the dungeons of Ostrowo he was made  a cardinal by the Pope. After his release from prison he went to Rome, an  exile from his diocese.   He was warui-  KINDERGARTEN   IN   SESSION.  religious meeting, and on Saturday  night a club of boys receive a cadet  drill which is very popular. ' Sunday  afternoon is held a Sunday school, and  at night Dr. Gray, the founder and  present superintendent of the movement, preaches. While these exercises  are going on at the hall there are also  various clubs, lectures, etc., at the Epworth House.  The, district in which the Forward  Movement has located itself is unique  in its representative, character. Perhaps there can be found nowhere else  in the United States a more interesting  field of studv than that section of the  ly welcomed by This and lived at the  Vatican. In 1SS4 he was appointed secretary of memorials, and in 1892 he  was given the lofty* position from  which he has just been* deposed.    Al-  Ll ALL   AT   COJSGRESS   AND   HALSTED   STREETS.  During the past winter the Association has here given beds to 50,000 homeless.  entire time to the social, intellectual  and. spiritual uplifting of the people  living on the West Side. The fundamental idea of the work is that of  neighborly visitation. Of this Miss M.  E. Dix has charge.    She devotes her  DB. G. W. GKAT.  entire time to visiting among the people, ascertaining if any are sick or need  eomfort or consolation in any way  whatever. She has under her supervision several non-resident visitors. A  ���������corps of physicians hold themselves  ready to attend upon any of the poor  wlio are sick and unable to pay a family physician.  These workers live in the midst of  the people to be benefited, come in eon-  tact with them day by day, know their  needs and minister to them. They do  much more than simply dispense charity; in fact, they avoid charity-giving  ; as much as possible, preferring to furnish opportunities for the people to  earn what they need. The Epwor-ii  House has become the recognized  ���������friend of the poor in its section'1 of the  .city.  The little children from 3 to 6 years  ot age are gathered into a kindergarten  which meets at the Forward Movement  Hall, on Harrison street. In order that  these children can attend, most of them  inave to be furnished with clothing, as  the parents are not able to provide for  ithem. T<his work is under Miss  Krause, as principal.  In Forward Movement Hall are held  classes, clubs and meetings of various  kinds. On Mondays and Thursdays  classes in scientific cooking for young  ladies are taught, where these girls can  ibeeome approved cooks of the highest  order. On the first Friday night of  Wen month there is held a general re-  city. Here representatives from almost  all nations of the earth are to be found.  In some parts the language is that of  Sweden and Norway, in others Italy,  in others Russia, and in many places  the English language is almost unknown. One of the great needs of these  people is an opportunity for the cultivation of social life, and* this, among* its  other features, is offered by the Forward Movement.  CARDINAL  LEDOCHOWSKI.  Said to Have Been   Deposed from the  Prefecture of the Propaganda.  Cardinal Mieeislas Ledochowski, who  is reported to have been deposed from  the prefecture of the propaganda by the  Pope, earned the displeasure of the  Vatican by leaning too much toward  Germany and too little toward France.  His eminence is one of the most prominent of the princes of line church at  Rome.   He is 75 years old and is a na-  CAKDIXA-I*  LEDOCUOWSKI.  though a very aged man. Cardinal'Ledochowski is clear of brain and strong  of purpose, and his management ofJthe  office he leaves to Satolli was marked  by great ability. '   ���������  Capturing; a Hawk.  When the Zoo opened for business  yesterday morning. Headk'eeper Man-  ley stepped from his office and took a  survey of the grounds. Almost the  first thing that caught his eye was a big  bird perched on top of the lion house,  and by bringing a field glass to' bear  upon it, he discovered that it was not  an escaped pet, but a wild, red-tailed  hawk, and a magnificent specimen. His  hunter's instincts were aroused, and  he laid a plan to capture it. Getting a  steel trap the'keeper fastened it on the  end of a pole, which he set up on tbe  lawn, in plain view of his intended victim. Then he brought out a live pigeon, tied it to a stake near by, nnd  ��������� retired to a distance. Scarcely had  Manley gone into concealment before  the hawk riveted its attention on the  bait. Leaving its high perch, it swooped around and alighted on the convenient pole, preparatory to a final dart  at its prey. The instant its feet settled  on the trap the jaws closed with a  snap, holding it a fast prisoner. Man-  ley ran up, and, releasing the hawk,  found it a greater prize than he had  imagined. It was one of the largest of  its kind, measuring five feet four inch-  NEW VOTING  MACHINE.  Almost   Human   Device   that   Makes  Unerrinjr, Kecord of Ballots Cast.  A new vote- recording machine that  overcomes several objections to voting  machines heretofore exhibited, is being built in Cincinnati. The illustration  shows tlie machine with one. booth  open ready for voting, the middle booth  partially open, giving a good view of  the voting slots. The third booth closed,'  as all would be when the machine is  not in use.  This machine, as compared - with  others, is inexpensive, and as three men  can vote at once, has remarkable speed.  Instead of a complicated voting device  for each candidate it simply has a  plain voting slot for each office. This  arrangement admits an unlimited number of candidates without changing the  size of the machine. But the most  salient feature is that the voter sees  exactly how he votes. In other machines the voter has no evidence whatever, but must trust the machine with*-  out knowing how his vote i.s cast.  The voter is registered on the poll  lists as in all elections, then he enters  the-booths by, means of the swinging  front door. By an automatic connection the machine is unlocked. ' The  voter now decides whether he will vote"  a straight or mixed ticket���������if a straight  ticket he raises the lower latch, which  instantly opens the straight ticket slot,  and at the same time locks all the slots  for voting the mixed ticket.' Then he  takes up the stamp of his party and  prints the name of his party on the  ballot within the machine. Walking  out the doors swing in an opposite direction and throws that ballot or vote  into the machine, locks it up and leaves  it ready for the next voter.  To vote a mixed ticket the' voter  presses down the upper latch. This instantly opens the slots for every office,  and at the same time locks the straight  ticket slot, and the mechanism carrying the ballot so that it   cannot    be  ried in the pocket, and a flexible wire,  insulated and covered with chamois  skin, passes from the battery and  through the pocket down to the lamp  THE   FOOT LAMP.  into the foot. In this way a., bright,  light is secured, the little battery furnishing sufficient electricity for a walk  of half a dozen hours.  ��������� A Barbarous Custom.  Though the "fashion" of tattooing  among boys and young men has fortunately gone out to a great extent, there  are still some who consider it fine and  manly to have themselves decorated  with figures and emblems. How completely barbarous this practice-is may  be learned from the writings of travelers. The most savage races have been  most given to tattooing, and the practice seems curiously associated with  cannibalism.  The Fijians were tattooers in their  barbarous period, but were surpassed  in-this "art" by the New Zealanders,  who also undoubtedly practiced cannibalism. Elaborate tattooing ,was among  them a mark of honor."  Among the Maoris, or New Zealand-  ers, there were two classes who were*  exempt from this -"embellishment."  One of these consisted of the slaves,  and the others were the women of the  ordinary class. Both slaves and women wero despised, and not deemed "worthy of the honor of tattooing. Only  women of high rank were permitted to  THE   VOTING   MACHINE.  moved neither backward nor forward.  The voter now stamps the name of the  candidate's party through the office  slots. ���������-  To vote for a man not on the ticket-  often taken advantage of in local elections���������he writes his name in full, together with the office, on a slip of paper and deposits it in a large slot at the  bottom of the machine. He then writes  or stamps his initials in the slot of the  .office for which,he voted.  That voting machines would simplify  and render safe elections, and are a  possibility of the near future, there can  be no doubt, since fradulent votes could  not be cast, and every vote would be  counted exactly as the voter intended,  the result being determined in as many  minutes as it now takes hours.  This would avert the difficulties in  the recent elections of South Dakota,  Wyoming and Tennessee, as a disputed  ballot would be impossible.  The result would have been different  in Kentucky. Mr. Bryan carried an  elector by over 2.000. Had a machine  been used he would probably have carried all. As it is evident that when a  voter votes for the first elector his intention is to vote for all. Had Kentucky been a pivotal State this would  have been a grave national question.  The same thing happened in 1S92.  When Mr. Cleveland carried the first  elector of Ohio, but lost the balance.  The people are entitled to a perfect  system of voting, but it has not been  realized in the Australian method, as  it is open to fraud in many ways, besides causing the voter to vote in such  a way that thousands of disputed votes  are thrown out, sometimes enough in  some States to turn tlie scale if all had  been counted.  EPWORTH   HOUSE.  tive of. Poland, where his family has  been an illustrious one for centuries.  The Cardinal was given his theological  education in a college of the Lagaris ts  at Warsaw and was ordained at the  very early age of 18. After that he  went to Rome to pursue his studies  further and was taken . up and advanced by Pius IX., who was very  fond of him. Ledochowski was named  domestic prelate and protonotary apostolic. Pius confided several important  diplomatic missions to the learned  Pole. Among them was a mission to  Madrid, another to Lisbon, a third to  Rio de Janeiro and a fourth to Santiago de Chili. In 1861 he was made  archbishop of Thebes, in partibus in-  fidelium, and sent to the nunciature  at Brussels,  where  he remained  for  es from tip to tip of wings, and a decided acquisition for the Zoo's collection., Many animals and birds have  been sent to the Zoo and others have  been purchased, but this hawk is believed to be the only wild creature of  any account that ever entered of Its  own accord.���������Philadelphia Record.  Curious Cargoes.  Liverpool receives some curious shiploads at times. Cargoes of turtles and  other live and dead animals, casks of  leeches, ship loads of bones from battlefields, of human mummies from the  Egyptian tombs and of dead cats from  the cat cemeteries of the same country  are among the most remarkable.  A royal octavo volume Is 10% by 6-V&.  FIREFLY    LANTERNS.  Twinklinc Feet Illuminate Attractive  Hlcycle   Paths.  Genius has given fashionable folks a  new plaything with which to amuse  themselves. It is in literal obedience  to the biblical injunctiqn regarding a  lamp unto the feet, for that is exactly  where the new light is to be ,worn. It  consists of a tiny lantern with sides  of very stout glass, mounted upon a  stirrup which straddles the foot of the  user, a tongue resting on the toe of the  foot, and acting as a part of the support.  There are several means of furnishing light for this curious lamp. Electricity and oil are the most common.  Tbe former is likely to be the most  popular method from the fact that  there is no danger of grease leaking out  upon the shoe. A tiny storage battery  has been constructed to be used In furnishing the light.    It is ordinarily car-  have a scroll embroidered, as it were,  on each side of the chin.  The sort of savagery that went with  this custom may be inferred from a  startling fact in the early history of the  colony of New Zealand. The chiefs  lea rned that elaborately tattooed heads  brought a price from collectors for the  British Museum and other European  museums of anthropology. Never until .then had Maori slaves been tattooed;  but now the chiefs had slaves decorated with their own lordly designs, in  order that they might cut off their  heads and sell them to the European  collectors!  ICE BICYCLE.  Kasily Propelled, and   Skims Ice ana  Snow Like the Wind.  In order that bicyclists should not  be deprived of their favorite sport  in winter, a curious machine has been  made out of a bicj^cle in Germany,  suitable for riding on ice and sledge  roads. The front wheel is unscrewed,  tlie front bars lengthened, and a long-  sledge runner fastened beneath.    The  ICE   BICYCLE.  back wheel is covered with a band in  which iron points are fixed, which prevent slipping, and give the wheel a,  better hold on the smooth surface. On  hard-ridden roads the new machine  runs at the usual speed, but on the ice  it seems to ;fiy along with very little-  exertion on 'the part of the rider. A  similar machine is in use on the great!  Canadian lakes, and in the United]  States.  Pennsylvania Children Go to School.  The average daily attendance of children in the public schools Is highest in  Pennsylvania, being 779,000, while la  New York lt Is 757,000.  -v-l  I  -JJJ8ST... THE    WEEKLY    NEWS JULY,    6th,      1897.  . m weekly mm  ssued   Every Tuesday  At Union, B- C.  M. Whitney, Editor._.  TEitMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.  in advance:  --One  Y-ear    '.  ?200  ���������-Six Mentha __ ..'125  .-Single Copy    0 05  RATES OF ADVERTISING:  ..One Laoh per year $ 12.00      month   _      150  .eijr&th col   per year ...._    25 00  fourth'     5000  week, .. line       .���������.  10  'Local coti-oes.pcr line           20  t  Notices of Births, Marriages and  Deaths,   50 cents each insertion.  No Advertisment inserted for less than  ������<9 cents.  Persons failing to get The News re-  ���������gularly should notify the OFFICE.  TUESDAY,   JUNE 29th,   1897.  "THE TOWN" 1,00X3 DULL."  W' E hear the remark which we have  placed at the head of ,this article as a  ���������caption, quite frequently lately- And it  is true. We see very few upon the streets.  Everything is quiet���������not the mines, but  ���������the people. There never was' a time  when there was more work to be done.  ��������� Tbe amount of coal dug is gratifyingly  large-; there.seems to be a "demand for all  v-e-ean turn out���������for steam purposes and  coke. The miners are not upon the  street, because they are at work, or quiet  ly resting at home preparatory to going  on to the next shift. The laborers aie  all employed,���������there is plenty of work  t{or everybody with willing hands. The  roads are furnishing work, the Water  Works Co., are requiring more -workmen,  fhe coke works, and new bunkers give  work to many. There is not a better  place in Briti di Columbia for men able.  and willing to work than here.  Il seems dullbecause there are no non-  ���������workers roaming about, filling  the  hotel  i-  verandah?, filing into the  saloons, driving  lively teams  fiercely through the streets;  filling   the   air     with   their    boisterous  laughter.    The rough   class have .largely  gone   Jo the  gold fields   where it is to be  hoped they will remain.  There are more women in town than  ever before; more families; more who  keep their gains instead of squandering  them. Doubtlesr there are many who  had gotten behind last year, who arc-  paying up���������getting on to their feet, so to  speak.  Then again many borrowed money  from the Loan Companies, on the monthly plan to build themselves homes. They  are steadily paying oft" their indebtedness;  but of course the'money is going out of  town. In a few years this drain will  stop. The town was never in so healthy  a condition as at present. People are  not going ih debt, but are steadily bettering their condition. The town is steadily  improving. The great need now is to  get nd of a.few more, "calamity howlers,"  those who don't like the place; the discontented. These l?st are only a few in  number, but they make a great noise.  They are only happy when they are miserable. We don't want them here, and  they would be a curse to any place to  which they may go.  The Water-Works will soon be in  operation in our main street. Our greatest danger from .fire is just at present.  Care should be exercised at all time?, but  the good citizen will safe-guard himself  and neighbors by unusual vigilance until  the water is turned on. In the mean  time why are not those ladders distributed?  to the present. Whether he has improved his chances remains to be seen. The  Opposition nave some good men, who  may not like ihe idea of stepping aside  for an ;vv convert. And then Kootenay  may prefer to be represented by some  one living in their midst. There is plenty,  of parliamentary timber in that section.  INDEPENDENT OF PUBLIC  OPINION  Now and then we find a person who  affects to be independent of public opinion. Sooner or later, however, the mistake is learned, but not always until injury  has been done. It is not only necessary  to be right but important to appear so.  Public opinion is strong enough to destroy  anyone. Of course if one has nothing to  loose, he has nothing to fear; but that  class is contemptible, and need not be  considered, lt is usually the young and  inexperienced who affect independance.  They ooon become objects of suspicion  and suspicion in the minds of many  too often settles down into a verity.  The laws restrain'from outward crime;  but good - wholesome public opinion  often keeps the social'-1 life pure.  It is a necessary restraint to many," and  its mandates are founded in reason.  When one affects therefore to be superior, if you will, to what others think  there is something wrong. People have  faith in others if their conduct is  such as to justify it. Though appearances  are often deceptive, when ' continued they  cannot be ignored, and if unexplained  will be received as good evidence.  TITLES   CONFERRED.'  As was expected a large number of  titles were conferred Jubilee D,iy; and  Canadians have received their share, but  nonelhave fallen to British Columbians.  They are undesirable in a country like  this where distinctions-are more or less  odious. They are not an aid politically  rather a burden. We are glad tli.it so  far    Mr.   Gladstone     has   resisted   the  *���������' -,  temptation. We honor him for it. As  the first citizen of the British empire, he  is easily conspicious wi.hout .i badge. It  would have popularized -Lnurier had he  declined the tinpty honor of ���������kivghthood.  But perhaps that would have been too  much to expect from a gentleman of  French extraction. He is worthy of any  honors which have been conferred, and  because he is worthy, did not need them.  As Privy Councillor, however, he can be  of much,service, and we heartily rejoice  that he has been called to that high  office. '  School Trustees.  On Hornby Island Mr. Geo. Heatherbell  was re-elected trustee.  Oa Denina-i Ialaud Mr. T. H. Piercy was  elected in place of Mr. A. McMillan, whose  term had expired.  Win. Duncan was elected as trustee in the  Courtenay school district.  In the Puntledge school district Wm.  Grieve was re-elected trustee.  EXIT HIGGINS.  So Mr. Speaker Higgins is to leave the  government! Well, he has been looking  toward the Opposition for some time.  But why go to Kootenay to make the  announcement? Why did he not exercise the courte-iey to notify his own constituency when he proposed to make a  change of base? Why does he not  resign and permit them to elect some  one who will represent them?  The fact is Mr. Higgins is after a  bigger loaf than the Speakership. That  plum alone has kept him m the traces up  How They Are Wod in Georgia.  Georgia   has  a judge  who   uses  the  following formula when marrying couples:  "By the authority vested in me as an  officer of the State of Georgia, which is  sometimes called the Empire State of the  South; by the fields of cotton that spread  about in snowy whiteness around us; by  the howl of the coon dog, and the gourd  vine whose clinging tendrils will shade  the entrance to your humble dwelling  place; by the red and luscious watermelon, whose sweetness fills the heart with  joy; by the heavens and earth���������in the  presence of these witnessess, I pronounce  you man and wife."  ���������Selected.  British Columbia Directory.  The Williams guaranteed to be the  only complete Directory of British Columbia that will be published this year. As  soon as issued from the press it will be  delivered throughout Comox District.  Take no other and see you get The  Williams'  R. T. Williams, Publisher  28 Broad St., Victoria, B.C.  DISTRICT DIRECTORY  GOV'T AGENT Assessor and Collector.���������W. B. Anderson, Office, Union,  residence, Comox.  STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATE  and Coroner.,���������James Abrams, Union.  JUSTICES of the Peace.���������Union,  A. MeKnight, W. B. Walker, and H. P.  Collis.���������Comox, Geo. F. Drabble, and  Thomas Cairns.���������Coutrtenay, J. W.  McKenzie.���������Sand wick, John Mundell.  CONSTABLES.���������J. W. Hutchinson,  and P. S. Scharschmidt, Union.  COURTENAY. B.C.  COURTENAY is a pleasant village situated  on both sides of the Courtenay Itivor, and on  tho road u j tho Settlement, three miles from  Comox 13ay. The road to Union also passes  through it. It has a central position. Here  are two hotels, one first class store, a saw mill,  soda-waterworks, post office, shops, clc. It is  a favorite placo for fishermen \uid hunters.  COURTENAY  Directory.  COUBTENAY HOUSE,   A.   H.   Mc-  Callum, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE HOTEL,   J. J.   Grant,  Proprietor.  GEORGE    B.    LEIGHTON,     Blacksmith, and Carriage Maker.  COMOX.  COMOX is a village beautifully located on the  bay of the same name, in Comox District. A  Practice Range, Mess House and Wharf, have  lately been established on the Sand Spit, which  forms the harbor, by the naval authorities, and  Yere some onepf Her Majesty's Ships is to be  found two-thirds of the tinie. Here is a post  office, two hotels, two stores, bakery, etc. The  scenery grand, and good Minting near. The  City of Nanaimo from Victoria calls here on  Wednesdays, and departs  Friday   mornings.  COMOX DIRECTORY.  H. C. DUCAS, Proprietor,  COMOX  BAKERY, Comox, B. C.  UNI O N.  THIS TOWN, th'e eastern part of which  is called Cumberland, is -finely -situated  on the foot hi-ls, of the Bit ford M< unmans,  about 500 !eet above ."the waters of the  Georgian Siraits, and 60 miles north of  Nanaimo. -* It is connected with Bayr.e  Sound, by a line ot'railway 13 miles 111  length. Its principal industry is coa!  mining. It turns out from 700 tons to  1,000 tons of coal per dav of the best  s;earn coal. This is transfe.red over the  railway to Union wharf (Bayne Sound) to  theci ships and steamers and tugs with  scows awaiting to receive it. The fine  coal- is .manufactured' here into a good  article of coke which bids fair to grow  into an immense industry of itself. Extensive bunkers are being* constructed at  the Wharf in connection with the coal  -industry..  Union is the market place for the  Comox farming settlement' and contains  3,000 population. It has one large  Departmental Store besides two general  stores, four large hotels, two sawmills,  two merchant tailoring establishments,  various shops, such'as dry goods, tin and  hardware, metal, harness and saddlery,  livery, jewlery, stationery, bakeries, and  barber shops, photograph gallery, brass  band, a graded school, four churches,  and a newspaper. It is^reached by  steamer from Victoria and Nanaimo.  Esquimalt &. Nana.mo  Railway Company.  NOTICE.  NOTICE.���������All subscriptions in aid of the  Fire  Brigade^and its appliances,   shonld  b  paid to Mr. Frank Dalby.  If our readers have any local news of in.  tere3t, we will be pleased to insert Fame in  the local column, if brought to the office?.  TO   PROSPECTORS,   Miners,   and  Holders of Mineral Claims on  unoccupied land within the Esquimalt & Nanaimo  Railway Company's   Land  Grant���������FOR  ONE YEAR ONLY from the the date of  this  notice,   the  Railway  Company will  sell their rights to all Minerals, (excepting  Coal and Iron) and the   Surface rights of  Mineral Claims, at the   price ef $5.00 per  acre.    Such  sales   will oe  subject  to all  other reservations  contained in  conveyances   from the   Company   prior to this  date.    One-half of the   purchase  money  to be  paid ten   davs after   recording the  Claim with the government,  and a duplicate of the record to be filed in the Company's Land Office, Victoria, on payment  of the first   instalment.    The balance  of  the   purchase   money  to be paid in two  equal instalments, at the expiration of six  and   twelve   months,   without    interest.  Present  holders of Mineral Claims   who  have not previously made other  arrangements with the   Company for   acquiring  Surface and Mineral rights,   are  hereby  notified   to at once   make the.   first payment on their  Claims, as  otherwise they  will be deemed and treated as trespassers.  Leonard H. Solly,  Victoria, B C. "|    Land Commissioner  June 1,  1S97.J 2390  Esquimalt  and  Nanaimo  Ry.  Steamer City of  Nanaimo  OWENS   MASTER  Tho   Steamer  CITY of NANAIMO  will sail as follows  CALLING AT WAY PORTS as passengers  and freight may offer  Leave Victoria, Tuesday, 7 a. m.  "   Nanaimo for Comox, Wednesday, 7 a. 111  Leave Comox for Nanaimo,       Fridays, 7 a.m.  "      Nanaimo for Victoria    Saturdey, 7 a.m  For freight or  state  rooms  apply on  board, or at the Company's ticket office,  Victoria Station, Store street.  Livery  I a-m prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming  At reasonable rates.  D. Kilpatrick,  Union, B. C.  1 EAMING-  r^3V&&Z%c>  Society     Cards  I.    <J.    O     F. ���������  Union Lodge,   No.    11,   meets   e en-  Friday night at 8 o'clock. Visiting breth  ren cordially, invited to attend.  F. A. Anley, R. S.  Cumberland Lodge,  A. F  & A: <M, B.C. R.  Union, B. C.  Lodge   meets    first    Friday    in   each  month.    Visiting brethren   are   cordially  invited to attend.  L.   Mounce. Sec.  Hiram Lcc-pe No 14 A.F .& A.M.,B.C.K  Courtenay B. C.  Lodge meets on every Saturday on or  before the full of the moon  Visi'.iny Brothers    cordially  requested  to attend. '    ..*  R. S. ������������������McCoiancll,  0 Secretary.  Cumberland   Encampment.  No. 6,   I. O.'O.-F.,.  Union.  Meets every alternate   Wednesdays ot  each month at 8   o'clock p. m.    Visiting  Brethren cordially invited to attend.  John Combe, Scribe.  FOR .SALE.���������My house aud two   lots  in  the village of Courtenay.  K. Gkant, Union.  Y7OR SALE; RANCH���������One mile and a  -���������J- half from Union, contains 160 acres  and will be disposed of at a low figure. Enquire of James Abrams.  For Sale.���������The dwelling house and  lot on Maryport avenue belonging to Mr  J. S. Kendall. The house is i| storey,  well built, good well of water and garden  Lot is full size. Will be sold at a bargain.  Apply to M. Whitney, News Office.  "\ 17 ANTED���������A good canvasser.  * * at "News Offxck.  Enquire  FOR RENT-The boarding house late  ly occupied by Mr.  A.   Lindsay.    App'y  to H. P. Collis at the Union Department  Store.  SUNDAY SERVICES  St. George's Presbyterian Church���������  Rev. J. A. Logan, pastor. Services at 11 a.  m. and 7 p. m. Sunday School at 2:30.  Y.P.S.C.E. at  close   of   evening   service.  Methodist Church��������� Services at the  usual hours morning and evening. Rev. W.  Hicks, pastor.  Trinity Church���������Services in the evening.    Rev. J. X. Wiltetnar, rector.  We do  all   kinds   of  Job Printing, anything  from a Dodger to the  neatest Business Card  or Circular.  Cl Tarbell  ���������tSTDealer in  ���������s>.  Stoves and Tinware  Plumbing and genesali  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY    DONE:  *������"Agent for the  Celebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and;   Ranges-   Manufacturer of the  New Air-tight heaters  DO YOU  TAKE TOUR  It publishes all that is worthy ef*-notice  of THE LOCAL NEWS.  It Gives  the cream of TELEGRAPHIC NEWS..  It Supports  GOOD ORDER, PUBLIC ENTERPRISES, THE CHURCHES, F.RA.-  TERNAL SOCIETIES, everything.wo-ft>  ihy of encouragement.  It Publishes Occasionally,  Bright Original Stories,  Bright Original Poems,.  Bright Original."Chatter."  And is the ONLY WEEKLY COUNTRY PAPER in the PROVINCE  which'" has a TELEGRAPHIC SERVICE. '       '  It is the exponent of the district,., a::d\  by it the district will be judt^d By-* the.-  outside public.  It i.s ,'js; CHEAP as a good paper; can  be produced in a country district.  Give it your generous support andithere-  will'be increas-cil improven-irnts.  lit Tftun iff  Florist, Seedsman andi  Landscape Gardener  Seeds.1! Ornamental  Trees andi  ShrubsJa Iways.  Also^bulbs   in   variety,   including;  Hyacinths,   Narcissus,  Fuchiaa,^  Tulips and L-illies.  Union,  - B. CL  General Teaming. Powder-  Oil, Etc., Hauled. Woodi  in Blocks Furnished.  SCAVENGER  WORK  DONE  CUMBERLAND    SHOE    SHOP.  I have moved into my new shop oni  Dunsmuir Avenue, wherel am prepared]  to manufacture and repair all kinds of  men's, women's, and children's shoes.  Give me a call.  NELSON PARKS.  NOTICE  "An Act to   Prevent   Certain   Animals from Running at Large���������ISOe"  Stock owners are hereby notified to>  keep all Swine, Stallions of one year old*  and upwards, and Bulls over nine months  old, under proper enclosure, as all animals of these descriptions, found running  at large will be dealt with under the provisions of the Act referred to.  Comox, B. C.        W. B. ANDERSON,  June 7th, 1896. Gov't Agent.  mLMu*m.,i^**J.,v,m,i,l-t'.im->.Li*i'qxi7Xnm*miauumsan  Do you know that we can print you just  &. neat a business card as you can get in  any other printing office in the Province^  and just aa cheap too? Bear in mind, we  print meal tickets also ? In fact we can  do anything in the line of job printing.  Give us a trial. I  /L*-'  W  THE    WEEKLY    NEWS   JULY,    6th,    1897.  I  r  t*  &���������'  I.  i'\  I,  PI" \  ft  -\  p. A  i/  '7  if?'  ���������*���������  i  lv,  li-'  fcay-*;  To Girls.  ��������� Girls, here is a bit of advice you:  -  There --r j men in tbe world whose lave is  true,  Whose hearts are noble, and whose hands  * j  are clean,  Who would   scorn a  prictice   vulgar   and  me m.  Don4t marry a man to save him.  ���������    Would you shun a life of desease aad pain,  A: broken' heart and a weary brain;  Would you shun the plague of a living death,  Oh,-never while you draw your breath,  Marry a maa to save him.  'If.your friend has wedded the fatal cup,  Tryryour best endeavor to lift him up.  '.You   may give   hiin your   sympathies   aad  ..cares,  .Remember him to God in your, prayers,  But never marry to sa.ve him.  'Tho* you go to your grave alone, what thet?  The world is full of sad women(and men.  You- caunot afford yourself to b'j lo'afc,  And oh, you are paying a fearful cost,  ,When yon marry a mau to save  him.  O'er the graves of our loved  ones  blossoms  grow.  In the beautiful years that come and go.  But where ia the love that can sanctify .  The* festering dead that unburied lie ?  .���������Don't marry a man to save him.  If he turns his back on the God of truth,  If he kills the beautiful hopes of yonth,  If the -mother that bore him cannot stay  His course to destruction, go on  your  way,  3Jo woman on earth can save him.  f_Z_f There is Nothing  LEATHER  LIKE  If it is Well Put Together  So here it is : :  Single Harness at $Io,$i2, $15 per set  and up.���������Sweat Pads at.50 cents.  Wliips at 10,  25,  50 and a good   Rawhide for 75 cents, and a Whale Bone  at $1 and up to $2.  _A.T  -#  Anderson's  I have the largest Stock  of  WHIPS   in  town and also the  Best Axle Grease7at ry} ZBO^ZES  ���������Fop Twenty���������Five Cents-  Trunks at Prices to Suit  the Times.  PKOMPTLV  AND'  NEATLY DONE  Repairing I  Wesley .Willard  I=������2.02r,ESSI03iT^L.ILj.  COMMENTS.  Sir Donald Smith's elevation to the  peerage will cause his retirement from the  com-  missionership.    If Sir Richard Cartwright  succeed.him, there will  be-a  reconstruction  of the cabinet.  There being a vacancy in the teachers'  staff of the Uuiou school,it were well to fill  it so as to strengthen it, not weaken it.  There are plenty of good teachers to be had,  teachers of experience too. The. best teach-  -er will be none too good, and the public is  to be served, not a teacher.  Drs. Lawrence & Westwood.  Physicians and Surgeons.  TJ2<TTC)2>r B.C  We have appointed M.r.; James Abrams our collector until turtner notice, to whom all overdue accounts  may be paid.  HARRISON P.   MILLARD,    ,  Physician,'   Surgeon   and   Accoucheur.  Offices : Willard Block, Cumberland  Cojrtenay House, Courtenay.  Hours o  Consultation:   Cumberland, 10 to  12 a. m. Tuesdays and Fridays.  Courtenay, 7 to 9  A. M. AND p. m.   .  METAL WORKS  The following Unes are  Represented  Watches, clocks and jewellery  NEATLY   REPAIRED =  Tin, sheetiron, and copper work  Bicycles Repaired  Guns arid rifles, repaired  Plumbing in all its branches,  Pumps, sinks and piping,  Electric bells placed,  Speaking tubes placed  Hot air furnaces,  Folding bath and improved  Air-tight stoves,' specialties  Office and Works   J^^K BCar  Cumberland Hotel.  Union, B. C.  The finest hotel building  Fixtures and Bar  North of Victoria,' ,  r\nd the best kept house.   *  o  Spacious Billiard. Room  .  and new  Billiard and Pool Tables  - Puntfedge Bottling Works,  DAVID JONES, Proprietor,  -             '   MANUFACTURER OF.    SODA  WATER,   LEMONADE,   GINGER  ALE,  , Sarsaparalla, Champagne Cider, Iron Phosphates and Syru-os  Bottler   of  Different   Brands   of   Lager  Beer,   Steam Beer  and"Poster  Agent for! tho Union Brewery Company.  4  :s:e-3- eebe soil-id __po_& csjsih: c_Kr___J-_z  COURTENAY, B. C.  0EST  STEEL  WIRE  The efforts to establish a smelt* r at Vancouver, ^Victoria aud Niuaimo have so far  failed. Nothing will be doae uatil smu-  prospects oa the coast turn out to be p,oo]  tniaes, aad then the smelter will natural*.-  be built at Union B.iy. Tiiis is not fi>* by  water from the mo*t promising mines���������T-ix-  ada, Jorvis Iuleb, etc. ' The coke is at hand.  Why then should both tho ore mad coke be  shipped elae*.-*here?   ���������  ft  est  L D'.sS  s  \/V. S.* DALBY, D.D.S.&  Dentistry in all its Branches  _  h      Pla-* wo '*, lilling and extracting  ^ Office o.iy.^iid Wavorly Ilot.-l,  Union  ������-,  ~ '' .   - fi  ll 0U-S-���������S a.m.  to ft p.in. aud from  li {i.ni   U' S (j. in.  The ostablishmHnt of a co-op >raHvi3 common weal ch ia In n-jiglib ,r'n\% afcvto of  Wa������hiagtoa, will be watched with inbv.re.-it  Tne placing of a fevv fehousaud men upon  the soil, to earn thiur living, will be of itself a good thin/.    Bat it   is   hardly   liks y  that  Bellamy's dream    will he realized; yei,  0 - * *���������  some scheme of co-operation m-iy ���������>������ ptacii-  cable. ' If it shall r-isulc in beneficing the Id-  borer all will rejoire.  It is said the Q leen will praefci cally retire  from appearing in public agdu, leaving the  Prince and Princess of Wales to represent  royalty. It is not likely she will 'abdicate,  but will enjoy a well earned and long needed rest  ������������������**'���������Through a summer nighfc serene  Whence day doth never wholly  wane."  True to Life.  The only patroness of Burns, Mrs, Dunlop  of Dunlop, had an old housekeeper, an especially privileged person, who had certain  aristocratic notions of the family dignity  which made the admiration of her mistress  for the rustic poet Incomprehensible to her.  In order to overcome this prejudice, Mrs.  Dunlop gave her a copy of "The Cotter's  Saturday Night,'' which the poet had j ust  written.  The old housekeeper read the poem, but  when her mistress inquired her opinion of it,  she replied with indifference, "Aweel madam, that's vera weel."  "Is that all you have to say in its favor ?''  asked Mrs. Dunlop in amazement.  ���������'Indeed, madam," returned the old woman, "the like o' your quality may Bee a  vast deal in't. But I was aye used to the  like-o' all that the poet has ���������������������������������iu<*n about in  my father's house, and I dinua ken ho v he  could hae described it ony other way."  It is said that Burns counted the old  housekeeper's criticism one of the highest  compliments he had ever received.  He probably valued it as greatly as a writer of New England stories values a remark  once made to her by an old tnau.  "I should think when you're writing stories you'd like the kind o' makeup things  more," said this aged critic in a tone of kind  ly reproof. "Now my wife and I were talk  in' about your la3t book the other day, and  my wife says to me, "Why John, there's  just such folks and such things happenin'  right in this very town, as she's written  down in this book, and most likely been  well paid for," aod I couldn't staod up for  ye against her, for I knew 'twas the truth."  ���������Youth's Companion.  BARKER* & POTTS,  BARRISTERS,  SOLICITORS,  NOTARIES.   &C.  Office Room 1, Mcl'lici-& JMooro h'id'jj mului  NAN'A [MO.   ii.   C.  i'. <-,. nu.wvKK   18.  H. A. Simpson  F.-sarrister __ Solicitor/No's 2 & 4-  Commereial Street.  ���������*fc*r.A.**^A'x:,M:o,   23.   c.  Best of Wines and Liquors.  A FINE STOCi-lOi-  Clocks, watches, book  and stationery.  T. D.  McLean  <-,  ���������crisrioTsr, s. c.  L. P. ECKSTEIN.  Barrister, Solicitor Notary Public  Office:���������First    Street.     Union, B.-C,  YARWOOD &   YOUNG  ���������'BARKLSTERS and SOLICITORS  Cerner of Bastion and Commercial .  Streets, Ntiuaimo, B. C.  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Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive  special notice in the  SCIENTIFIC  AMERICAN,  beautifully illustrated, largest circulation of  any scientilic journal, weekly,terms!5-3.00 a year;  $1.80 six months, fipecimen copies and HANS  Booii on Patknts sent free.   Address  . MUMN   &,   CO.,  301 Broadway, Now York.  J. A. Carthew  ARCHITECT and BUILDEP.  XT-*NTXO^T,  B.  C.  THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR,    -f  |>   +   WORLD-WIDE CIRCULATION.  \ Twenty Pages; Weekly; Illustrated.  Indispensable tomMining_Men.  ' THREE DOLLARS PER YEAR. POSTPAID \  SAMPLE COPIES  FREE.  MINING AND SCIENTIFIC PRESS,  { 220 M/srkf.t St.,   San- Francisco, Cal.,-  C".^X."-������*<v.*-^ * ...... .\,..,-..������������������V-..--wv<-.,'W*^-'*,*-'**'-**-^>rf*'*^*-rv  /������������������..������������������^������������������^c-i."  Subscribe for The  News $2.oc  annum  per The range-rider of the Judith Gap  was playing freeze-out in the stage  ranch saloon. There were "four players, the stakes were the drinks, and it  cost $1 a round for whisky every few  minutes, for "red,liker" was two bits  a drink in the days before the railroads  ln Montana. That made no difference*  to the range-rider, however. He might  lose his monthly stipend of $30 in one  night, hut he could run "some of a bill,"  for he had an all winter's job ahead of  him, and the profit on the goods was so  many hundred per cent, that the host  could afford to take the chances. And  then, you know, if he got real hard up  he could get a few horses to break, and  $5 was easily earned by riding something that no one else would. It was a  little risky, to be sure; but then how  else could cow-punchers die if not rolled on or trampled to death by some terrified horse.   So tlie game went on.  The wind howled around the log  building, and the fine snow sifted  through some of the cracks where mud  daubing had fallen out. The box stove  roared and got red in the cheeks in an  unsuccessful attempt to keep a pail of  water that stood in a far corner from  freezing. Notwithstanding* its efforts,  the crinkle of the ice was heard as the  cold outside increased, and penetrating  the cracks fought back the efforts of  the stove.  It was about 10 o'clock in the morning, but the sun was onl3r up an hour or  so, and the ice-laden storm from the  north was-^iaking a very successful attempt to conceal the fact. A "blue fog"  ���������was rolling through the gap, and the  mercury had all dropped into the bulb,  tired of trying to keep track of the eccentricities of a climate borrowed for  - the occasion from the snowy wastes of  British America.   ,  The game went on at the' table in a  quiet kind of  way.      Every  time the  range-rider moved  his foot   the   spur  chains jingled on the floor.  The stage-  stock tender on the other side of the table was playing his best, for, he knew  ���������he had reached the limit of his credit  at the bar, but' the cards were against  him.   Two sheep-herders completed the  quartette,'  and    the . sneaky-looking,  blear-eyed stock-tender sized* them up  with a glance that boded ill if they perchance, fell asleep before the till behind  the bar had received their rolls, earned  .    by standing out on the hills   in   the  storms of the six or seven months past.  Two wet colley dogs lay by the stove  with smoking pelts, dreaming   of  the  trail, for every once in a while one of  them   would give a curious "yip-yip"  ���������that suggested  efforts  to  get a slow  ���������band of sheep into the corral.   The bartender stood with his elbows   on   the  counter, peering out of   the   window  and waiting for the inevitable moment,  that occurred at more or less regular  intervals, when some one of the players    would   "go   broke,"   requiring    a  round of drinks, a dollar added to the  steadily increasing store in the till, and  a redivision of the chips.  After doing the honors on one of  ���������these occasions, he opened the door, admitting a cold blast of air and snow  that made the card players swear. And,  peering out, he said:  "Time fur the stage. I guess the Kid  must ha' missed the trail."  "Well, what if he has?" growled the  '' stock tender, to whom the arrival of  the stage meant an hour of cold and  disagreeable work. "It's no use freezing us to death lookin' for him; he's no  chicken.' '  The sheep-herders laughed, the range-  rider yawned, when a rattling of  ���������wheels aud harness and a cheerful  "hullo" outside caused the game to be  forgotten, and all made a rush to the  door. They were greeted by two or  three mail sacks thrown with considerable force; and as the stocktender led  away the horses the driver, a great  ���������bundle of blankets, shawls and buffalo  robe, rolled off his seat and followed  ���������the mail sacks, ns they were dragged  through the saloon by the barkeeper,  into the store beyond.  After the driver had loosened up his  outer wraps and melted the frost from  (his eyelashes, he looked around and  nodded to those present. When his eye  dit on the range-rider, he said:  "Hullo. Bill; I saw Campbell at the  ���������river, and he sent a note to you. Here  ���������it is," and he handed a piece of paper  to the rider. Bill looked at it a moment,  end then whispered softly to himself,  glancing out of the window at the  scurrying snow  meanwhile,  "He wants you to go down the south  side of the Gap and see If them Basin  cattle that has drifted through are bad-  lly mixed up with the Musselshell outfit,  ;so he told me," said the driver. "He  (Said fur you to go down this morning,  ���������stop over night at the O. H. home ranch  ���������on Careless Creek, and send word by  .me when I come back to-morrow; and  if the cattle ain't scattered yit he'll  send over a wagon outfit and try and  work 'em back into the Basin.' '  "Yes," said Bill slowly, ''that is what  he says here; but, great God! does he  expect me to go when this fog is a-blow-  ABLE KANSAS ORATOR.  of him what to the uninitiated eye resembled houses, with outlines, dimmed  by   the   driving   storm,   but    the    rider    Con-rressman Calderhead Wliose Cur-  knew they  were cattle.    He changed  his course and rode up closer to read  the brands.    They were covered with  frost, but he was satisfied that  these !��������� currency and banking concerning the  rency Speech   Created a Stir.  Congressman William A. Calderhead,  whose speech before the committee on  ing?"  "I suppose so," said the driver. "He  said if you didn't go now it would be  no use later, fur the cattle would be  scattered sure, and the Basin round-up  would lose a heap."  The cow-puncher made no reply, but  stepping up to the bar he said: "Give  me a drink, Jack; it'll take considerable  of your stuff to keep a man from freez-  in' to death to-day." Taking a liberal  dose of the liquor referred to he pulled  up the belt of his leather "chaps," adjusted his six-shooter, and taking a  blanket-lined canvas overcoat from a  nail on the wall, pulled it on. He then  tied a silk handkerchief over his ears  and pulled his sombrero well down over  his eyes. "So-long," he said as he went  out the door. "I'll be back to-morrow  night and play you another stack'of  freeze-out," and the clank of his spur-  chains was deadened in the snow as  he went out to the stable.  "This is tough business, Mike," he  said as he tightened up the saddle  cinches on* his sorrel horse, that was  standing in the barn. "Some day you  an' I'll retire from cow-punchin' an' be  honest grangers, an' then no bloody  boss can order us out when we don't  want to go; an'' instead of some old  greasy buck to cook our meals; we'll  have a nice little woman"���������here the  adept hand stopped in its adjustment  of the straps, and a reverie followed  that caused the   expectant   horse   to  were the cattle he was after; and what  was more, that there were several hundred of them in this one bunch. The  best service he could render his employers was to bunch this outfit, turn  them toward the Gap, and take them  back the next day before they scattered. ,  The puncher's mind   was   strangely  dimmed. ���������  His thoughts would  revert  to days when, on the old Missouri farm  in the States,  he lay at noon in the  shade of the  haystack and   ate   the  bountiful  lunch'  provided  by    mother  and sisters.   He could hear the water  pouring  over  the  old  mill-dam down  below the orchard���������and then he was in  the orchard.  But this would never do.  He was now on the Montana prairie,  one of the best cow hands in the Basin,  and here ,was a bunch of cattle to be  taken care of; he and Mike  were all  that   stood   between   their   employers  and the loss of several thousand dollars.    The puncher, rolled the big rowels of his spurs into Mike's sides, the  game cow-pony  sprang forward, and  they went around and around the cattle until they had them bunched.    It  was hard work to get them'strung out  against the storm; they would do nothing but mill, for the frosty air cut like  needles in their faces when they turned in the direction the solitary puncher,  was trying to make them go.   But he  found himself strangely lacking that  life    and    energy    which    had ��������� won  him    his    wide ' reputation    on     the  ranges.   Sleep hung heavy on his eyes.  He rolled in the saddle, and when Mike  made one of his, famous quick turns his  rider clung to the horns of the saddle  to keep from falling off.   Suddenly it  seemed to the puncher that it was getting dark; the herd was but a dim outline; the wind tore at the bunches of  sage and grease wood, piling up the  snow on one'side"and cutting out caves  on the other.   The rider was warm and :  cold at intervals.    His mind wandered '  to the last fall drive, when on the'night '  herd   he < was   wont to slip from his  horse and seek, the friendly cover of a  bin to establish an international bank  created such a'stir at Washington, is  reported the ablest orator on the Kansas delegation. He was elected to the  Fifty-fourth Congress from the Fifth  or Marysville district. Mr. Galderhead  went to Kansas in 18GS. He is'a' native of Ohio and was educated Toy his  father, a minister'of the United Presbyterian Church. When he first came  to Kansas Mr. Calderhead settled on a  farm, where he labored four years.  After that he removed to Newton,  taught school, road law, and was admitted to practice in 1S75. He spent  four years at Atchison teaching school,  and in 1S70 he settled in Marysville an I  opened a general law practice in that  city.    Before, his election to Congress  CONGRESSMAN   CALDEB1IEAD  Mr. Calderhead. was elected to a number of minor offices. He was for sov-  eral --years ��������� clerk of the Marysville  Board of' Education. He is' 53 years  old. At the outbreak of the rebellion  he shouldered a musket and fought till  the end of the war.  BILL ANDERSON SLEPT  THROUGH HIS LAST GAME OF FEEEZE-OUT.  glaiice around to see what new devilment his master was up to���������for had he  not often put stones under the saddle  blanket and otherwise outraged the  equine feelings to make him buck when  he was to be loaned to some ambitious  tenderfoot? But the horse simply saw  his master leaning his head on a hand  that rested on the saddlehorn, and he  moved impatiently.  "No," said the rider slowly, "that will  no.t be, Mike; fur they ain't fur such as  we;" and giving an extra pull on the  front -cinch that caused Mike to kick  and snort, the rider put the bridle on  the horse and led him out of the low  log stable. The storm still raged furiously, and it Was bitter cold. With a  glance at the sky and a muttered oath  he placed his hand on the horn, climbed  Into the saddle with an easy, practiced  swing, and started toward the south,  following in the snow the fast disappearing trail of the stage that had preceded him but a few minutes.  He rode in this direction for some  time. The storm, which was at their  backs, did not seem much to these two,  hardened to the parching wind of summer and the freezing blast of winter in  that open country. The puncher rolled  a cigarette or two. He noticed the cold  was sharp on his fingers when he ungloved, and it was -with considerable  difficulty that he kept his eyes free  from frost; but that would make a  story to tell on the hot and dusty drive  next summer. He passed a few stray  cattle, and with practiced eye read the  brands as coming from the round-up  he represented. Leaving the stage road  to the right, outlined by the two high  ridges of hard packed snow crunched  by the wheels of the daily stages, he  bore down toward the Careless Creek  drainage. The hills looked all the same  In the driving storm, but the wind was  steady and gave him a clew to direction- Suddenly there loomed up in front  buffalo wallow, or a badger hill, topped .  by   bunch of sage, to slip the long bri- |  die line over his arm and curl up on \  the ground within the friendly shelter j  and sleep.   Why not now? The shelter  was better for the drifted snow, and he  was so sleepy.   A few moments' rest  and he would be able to resume his solitary watch and hold the herd until day. i  He slid from his horse and followed out j  the suggestion.    It was cozy and com- j  fortable.   Mike swung his hindquarters j  toward the north, clamped his tail be- j  tween his legs, humped his back and .  philosophically nodded off to sleep. The  puncher slept also.  *       *       *       ���������*������       *       *       41       *  The sun rose next morning on a  scene of crystal splendor dazzling to  the eye, and when the two men who  lived at 0. H. home ranch rode out that  morning they were nearly blinded by  the glare.  "We'll look up the north fence first,"  said the foreman to the other. "The  cattle may have broken it down yesterday in the storm."  As they rode along the fence, but a  few rods from the cabins and corrals  they saw on the other side an animal  motionless on the prairie. When they  approached they saw that it was a saddled horse, covered with snow and ice.  Putting spurs to their mounts they  rode rapidly in that direction. The  shivering brute on the other side of the  fence heard them coming, pricked up  his ears, whinnied and pawed the  ground, but did not move away; his bridle rein was around an arm that could  not relax its grip. For Bill Anderson,  with a smile of peace upon his face,  had slept through his last game of  freeze-out, and the bar to which he was  now called, to make final settlement,  was the Bar of Judgment  Bread Upon the Waters.  The Greek proverbial phrase, "lo  sow in the ocean," indicated thankless  labor. Said a Greek poet, 'five hundred  years before the daAvn of Christianity:  Vain is thy bounty, giving to the base,  -  Like scattering seed upon the salt sen's  plain;  Sowing  the  sea,   thou   shalt  no  harvest  reap,  Nor,  giving  to  the  vile,- reward  shalt  gain.  But a Hebrew, writer, rising above  the selfish prudence of the Greek, bids  men not to be afraid ��������� of doing good,  even when they may not hope for a return.    "Cast thy bread," he says, "upon the waters, for thou sbalt find it  after many days."   Sooner or later they  shall reap as they  have  sown,   even  though they scattered their seed-corn  upon the face of the thankless/waters.  An item floating through the press illustrates the Hebrew's* meaning.    . '\  During the years of his prosperity  Gov.   Charles. Foster   of    Ohio     Avas  known far and wide for his kindness to"  the poor and unfortunate.    Years ago  his father built the house at Fostoria,  Ohio,  now  occupied by  Mr.  Foster's  mother.   The contractor, a man named  Johnson, became so involved that the ;  mortgage on his house was foreclosed,'  and the sheriff about to sell it.   Charles  Foster learned of the builder's trouble,  and advanced the money to pay off the  mortgage,  though  there  was  a  very  faint prospect that it would ever be returned to him.  A year or two after Contractor Johnson went West, and passed out of thet  minds of his Fostoria friends. He  died, but before his death he told his  sons how Mr. Foster had befriended  him. The sons prospered in business  and became wealthy; but Mr. Foster  became a bankrupt. When they heard  of the failure of their father's benefactor they invested in his name $50,-  000 in smelting works between Denver  and Cripple Creek. But they said not  a word to Mr. Foster until the success  of the investment was assured. Then  thej7* told him, and had him elected a  director in the concern. The works  now pay large dividends.  Plain  AVords.  Freeman, the historian, was apt to  grow irritable over matters of intellectual difference. One day he was at  the Macmillans', and when the conversation turned upon the subject of Ireland Mr. Macmillan said that, for his  part, he was in favor of granting autonomy.  This set Freeman to growling at the  use of a Greek word.  "Why can't you speak English," said  he, "and say Home Rule, instead of  using Greek, which you don't know?"  One of the guests flushed with anger,  and ventured to reprove him, calling  his attention to the respect due their  host, and at the same time paying  tribute to Mr. Macmillan's remarkable  abilities. But although Freeman did  not apologize in so many words, hr  smoothed the matter over by a humorous repetition of his criticism. Late;  ln the evening gout was mentioned.  "There again!" he exclaimed. "Wh.\  can't we call it toe-woe?" Everybod.  laughed, and the breach was healed.  Type are slightly less than 1 inch in  length.  A man who attends parties, or wills in love, should gi/e one-half of hi;  ���������salary back to his employer.  He sighs for flowers and birds that sinj-  ��������� Sweet notes of vernal glee';  It's six long weeks to gentle spring; ���������  The coal will-last but three.  ���������Washington Star.  "What is your hew girl's name?" "I  call her 'Brooklyn.'" "Why?" "She  smashes so many plates."���������Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  Prospective Suitor��������� "Sir, < I love your  daughter.!' Her Father���������"Well, don't  come to me with your troubles."���������  Brooklyn Life.  First Tramp���������I b'lecve de Indians  eats dogs. Second Tramp���������Do they?  Well, don, I'd like ter put dem outer  some dogs-1 know.���������Puck.  A'Premature Demand.���������The Footpad  ���������Yer money or yer life! The Count  ���������But���������but, sair, I shall not married be  until ze next month.���������-Puck.  The industrious workman's    fingers  fairly flow.    But  what else could, hec  have  expected?    The saw   was   running at full speed.���������Indianapolis Journal.  Brown���������','Jones   doesn't    forget    his  Alma Mater."   Robinson���������"He doesn't,,  eh?"    Brown���������"No, indeed!, He's trying to teach his baby the college yell.'"'  ���������Puck.  ���������    '    '  -; Fair American (after a graphic description , of an English fox-hunt)-*-  ���������Now,tell me, captain, does the poor animal go in circles round the island?���������  Sketch.'    .'.���������*.��������� ���������  "Why do you think that man on' the  front seat is a bachelor?" '"Because he  isn't trying to flirt with the pretty  young woman across the aisle."���������Cleveland Leader.  Stage News.���������"Did- you know that  Henry Irving had sprained one of his  knees?" "Yes;, now he will have to  make gestures with his arms."���������Chicago Record.  Never touched him: Bostonian���������  "Why is it that you Chicagoans always  say, 'How is things?'" Chicagoan���������  "Because we want to know. That's  why!"���������Puck.    ,-  The fiancee���������"I would like t9 see the  program for your bachelors' dinner."  The Fiance��������� "The���������a���������the menu?!' The  ���������Fiancee (severely)���������"No, -sir; the program."���������Puck.  Mr. Wallace ��������� These theater ' hat  bills "  Mrs. Wallace���������By the way, dear, I  suppose you will find one in your mail  to-morrow.���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  Mrs. Watts���������"Isn't it a good deal of  annoyance to get your meals at such  irregular hours?" Hungry Higgins���������  "The irregular hours ain't so bad as  the irregular days."���������Indianapolis Journal.  Mrs. Wardle���������It's dreadful to be disappointed in love. Mr. Wardle���������There  is something a great deal worse than  that. "What, for instance?" "To be  disappointed in marriage."���������Odds and,  Ends.  First Kentuckian���������"I understand the  lynching of that man who. murdered  his wife was a very great affair." Second Kentuckian���������"Oh. yes. Recent  dearth in the family, you know."���������Detroit Journal. i  Flannigan���������"How'd yes gitvth' black  oye, Casey?" Casey���������"Oi shlipped an'  landed on me back." Flannigan���������"But,  me good mon, y'r face ain't located on  y'r back." Casey (gloomily)���������"No, na-  thur wuz Finnigan."���������Truth. ,   ,  "Won't you take this seat?" said the  gentleman in the car, rising and lifting  his hat. "No, thank you," said the girl  With the skates over her arm; "I've  been skating, and I'm tired of sitting  down."���������Yonkers Statesman.  First Tragedian���������"I hear Dryleigh  has a great scheme for going to Switzerland and joining the Oberammergau  troupe." Second Tragedian���������"He always was for making a holy show of  himself."���������New7 York Press.  Museum Proprietor���������"What's the  matter with the Blind Checker Play-  er? He's been losing games all day."  Manager���������"He hasn't been just right  for a month. I'm afraid his eyesight is  failing him."���������Detroit News.  "Are you going to Chawlie Biddle's  suppah? It's in the Seeley style, you  know, and awfully shocking?" "Is he  going to have dancers?" "No; but he'll  pass a wound cigahwette pictuahs,  don't you know."���������Cleveland Plain-  Dealer.  Mrs. Bray���������"I never saw more perfect acting than Miss Spot's at that  amateur performance." Mr. Bray���������  "She wasn't in the cast, was she?" Mrs.  Bray���������"No; she sat in the front seat,  and looked as though she enjoyed it."���������  Philadelphia Call.  Editor-in-chief���������"How are you going  to lead off that woman's column?"  Managing Editor���������"Under the caption,  'Woman's Corner,' sir." Editoi--in-  chief���������"Well, if you do, don't forget to  run in a cut of the globe just above it"  ���������New York Press.  She���������You won't object to having dear  mamma live with us after we are married, will you? He (a young doctor)���������  Not at all. In fact, she will be most  welcome. "It Is so good of you to say  so!" "Not at all. You see, she is always ailing, and I really need somebody to experiment on."���������Comic Cuta. Im ���������; * ^  it'.  U  Kb*  ./  kv  I  L*.  fcr  V-'  30  I  !f'i  Pi  P./  Corean Paper.  A remarkable kind of paper is produced in Corea entirely by manual labor and without the use of any ma-  chinery. Its quality excels that of the  very best made in China "or Japan. The  raw material used for this paper is obtained ��������� from the bark of Broussoneta  papyrifera, which is collected' in the  spring and beaten in water containing a  large admixture of wood ashes, until reduced to thick pulp; this is taken in  large ladles' and spread upon frames of  bamboo, and in' this way formed into  thin sheets:, -Another kind of paper is  produced from old., scraps .trodden into  pulp much iri the same way that grape  juice is expressed in some countries���������a  process-6f pulping which, though slow,  has the' advantage of not breaking the  fiber so much* as - when ' machinery - is  used; then after-, the ..pulp has , been  made* into paper, the sheets are piled  up to a height of six feet and cut into  pieces," to be again subjected to the feet  stamping���������at the same time the roots  and seeds,of-a plant called "tackpoui"  are added, the soluble ��������� parts of, which  are supposed to give tenacity and' toughness to' the ' paper. ��������� Apotheker Zei-  tung.. ,  The business of farming in Spain is  so" much depressed that the government is about to devote $1,200,000 to  the relief of that industry.  Colored photographs taken at a single  operation are shown by Dr. Joly, of  Dublin, Ireland.  ,    ������  <,  CREASE . AND   INCREASE.  ORDER OF THE  OLD GUARD.  i   Air elephant .wears more creases to his  .trousers than   any   other  animal.    They  .Beeiruto Resort of a kilt pleat with a'bias  elope. - He is not-very fashionable, but is  up to date in taking care of himself. Some  sudden, violent pains "crease, twist or contract the muscles or tendons, and this is  the nature of a bad sprain. If neglected,  the crease's increase, and so does the pain,  until sometimes it is' very difficult1 to  straighten them out, but hy the prompt  "use of "St. Jacobs Oil, then friction or riiD-  ���������bing in its, application and the curative  qualities ,of "the oil will smooth out the  worst twist or crease and get the muscle in  natural shape, where it will remain, restored, strengthened, cured. Promptness  in using it insures prompt cure, and when  the sprain is cured, it,is cured for good.  GROAN   IE   YOU   MUST,  But also appeal to a means of relief'of the torture���������if physical���������which produces the groan.  Rheumatism is a prolific source of agony in its'  acute inflammatory or chronic forms. But it  may be annihilate-.] at itsbirth withHostetter's  Stomach Bitters, which, unlike the poisons.in  minute doses often prescribed fo'rit, is perfectly  safe. In malarial, kidney, bilious, dyspepticor  nervous ailments the Bitters is a certain source  of relief.   HOWS'" THIS?  We offer One ..Hundred Dollars Reward for  any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.  F. J. CHENEY ���������& CO., Props., Toledo, O.  We the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney  for the last 15 years, and believe him perfectly  honorable in all business transactions and financially able'to carry out any obligations made,  by their firm.  West & Truax,    ���������  . ' ..'Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.  ,-'r*'*���������-'    W AIDING,-KlNJfAN & MAKVIN,  Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directlv upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Price 75c. per bottle. Sold  by all Druggists.-Testimonials free.  Hall's F-amily-Pills are the.best.  Association for All Whose Ancestors  Chanced to Fi"7ht in Certain Wars.  The newest patriotic order, one recently formed in Chicago, the Order of  the Old G-uard, is rather a comprehensive one, as it does  not limit itself to  one particular  event, but accepts  as members lineal  descendants of patriots who served/in  any of the colonial  wars, the war , of  the revolution, or  the war of 1812.  badge. It is not intended  that this society shall n supplant tlie  Order.of the Cincinnati, the Society of  Colonial Wars, the Sons of the Revolution and of the American Revolution,  and the Society of the War of 1S12;  but that by bringing together the members of all these societies Into one  grand society as well, there will-,be  formed' an organization*��������� of such  strength and importance that the memories of all significant events in the  early molding of our nation shall be  impressed "upon the people even in the'  remotest corners of the land.  The insignia of this new society consists of a Maltese  cross, surrounded  by a laurel wreath,  ,and surmounted by  the Ameri-can  eagle, with the  shield of stars and  stripes' upon ti.is  breast. In the corner of the cross are  three heads, an Indian representing  the head of Washington for the revolutionary war, and an anchor for the war  of 1812. The colors displayed are red,  white and blue, buff and tfra-ck. ,  MAKES THE WEAK STRONG!  The Foremost Athletic Trainer in America Recommends Paine's Celery Compound.  SEAL.  the colonial wars,  One of the most, celebrated of the  now famous, enterprising and intrepid"  Dakota girls, who reside in the great  cattle country west .of . the Missouri  ^River is Miss Bessie Hill, the postmaster at Leon, Stanley County. Miss Bessie not only attends to her duties 0 as  representative of Uncle Sam in tliat  wild region, but does a great deal of  the riding after her father's stock, pulls  c -The' queen   regent of- Spain  smokes  more than a dozen cigarettes a day.  HERE IS  ONLY ONEI  SURE WAY  known to medical |  men for prompt-  ly     checking!  troubles   of   thef  kidneys and restoring these great  organs   to   health  and" strength, and  that is by the use of  HIS  IS THE  TIME  of year .. ..  when men..  and women ..  become weakened by ..  the weather, and run  dow,n; gener-  atfy; W ../TheI  first parts that  the   weather  affects are the  kidneys.   The  urea   is    not  thrown    off,  but  is forced I  back upon the jl brighter and hap  1     -   --    "��������� pier:   ..   it stands  - It has stood the  test of * time; it has  saved thousands of  lives; it has restored millions of sufferers- to health;  it has done what  was never done,  never attempted  ���������before.; it has made  men stronger and  healthier; it has  made  ..women  lungs, and disease    results  ���������caused by  weakness  of|  the   kidneys.  Large bottle, or new style, I  ���������mallerone a,tvourdruggis?s.  alone in all these  qualities. Do you  not think it would  be wise for you to  use it and thus  avoid the dangers  of the season ? Insist upon having it.  south Dakota's pretty "cow-girl  cattle out of the mire by means of a  rope attached -to the horn of her saddle,  brands calves, breaks bronchos, and is  considered one of the best "cow hands"  between the Missouri River and the  Black Plills.  Miss Hill uses the regulation cowboy  saddle, and wears divided skirts, sombrero and gauntlet gloves. She is an  expert with the lariat and a crack shot:  with rifle or six-shooter. One of her  favorite diversions is to la-sso a wild  Texas steer, saddle and bridle Mm,  mount upon his back and turn him  loose upon the prairie. She claims that  these animals are quite as easily subdued as the average broncho. This daring young lady is 16 years of age, tall  and handsome, with unusually pleasant manners, and no one from casual  observation wonld imagine for a moment that she possesses so much nerve  and almost reckless courage.  FOR PEOPLE THAT ARE SICK or  "Just Don't Feel Well,"  DR. GUWN'S I a VCD   Rllie  imerovedLIVEK pills  ������re tho One Thine to nee.  Only One for a Dose.  Sold by 'DrutrinatB at 25c. a box  Samples mailed free.     Address  Dr. Bosanko Med. Co. Phila. Pa.  FINEST IN THE WORLD.  Finok's "C. C." Bazor  In sizee 4-8, 6-8 and 6-8.   Price, ������2.50.  Can be exchanged if not Satisfactory.  Send for General Catalogue or Catalogue of  Sporting   Goods  or  Barber. Supplies.  WILL & FINCK CO.,  820 Market St. San Francisco, Cal.  rwtv *��������� w w<  w v v w v v w v v v������-*-*-*tt*m  umtDREN   TEETHINC.;* J  Mas. WnreixJsw'a Soothing Syrdp should always be _  used for children teething.' It soothes the child, soft- *  ens the Brums, allays all pain, cnres wind colic.and Is 4  the best remedy for diarrhoea. Twenty Are cents,, a A  bottle.   It is the best of all.  -Judge and Jury.  An exchange tells a story of a well-  known Judge who is noted for his fondness for conveying in his charges to  jurors, his own opinions in regard to  the merits of the case in hand: Recently, in giving such a charge, he expressed his views very plainly, but to  his amazement the jury remained out  for some hours.  The judge inquired of the officer what  ���������was the matter, and learned from him  that one juror was holding out against  the other eleven. He sent for the jury  "tit once, and stating to the jurors that  he had plainly intimated how the case  ought to be decided, said he understood  that one juror was standing out against  the other eleven. He proceeded to rebuke the juror sharply.  * The obstinate juror, as it happened,  wias a nervous little man, and as soon  as the judge was done, he arose and  said:  "Your honor, may I say a word?"  "Yes, sir," said the indignant judge;  "what have you to say?"    *  "Well, what I wanted to say is, I am  the only fellow that's on your side."  ���������a  John Graham is the foremost man in  American. athletics. **  It was he who managed the successful team from this country that attracted world-wide attention in the recent  Olympic games at Athens. "  ��������� Formerly. trainer for Columbia college, 'then for Princeton and finally for  Harvard university, Mr. Graham had  much to do with .raising the standard  of collegiate sports. A small army of  I gentlemen have been guided hy him  since he left Harvard and took his present position, superintendent of the  famous gymnasium of the Boston athletic association.  Three of his proteges, White, Brewer  and McCarthy, have just won the New  England championship at the mile,  quater-mile and five-mile run. He has  trained Weeks of Brown university,  one of the best college sprinters in the  country.  Many another student of what makes  men and women strong has used and  has recommended Paine's celery compound as the best known remedy for  those who are weak and dispirited, the  overworked and enfeebled persons who  are most concerned in the general  awakening of interest in outdoor exercise and indoor attention to the proper  rules of health.  ��������� It was the ablest professor of medicine and surgery in any college, that  giant among men, Prof. Edward E.  Phelps,   M. D , LL. D., of  Dartmouth  college, who after years of patient investigation and study, assisted by all  that was best in the' progress of medical science at home and abroad, first  discovered the wonderful formula of  Paine's'.celery compound. ������������������*  * There was no doubt of the interest  that would be awakened at once by the  announcement of any discovery by Prof.  Phelps. ' The formula from the first  was furnished to the best physicians,  and forthwith this  remarkable Paine's  consequence of  some' particular organ.,.  When Mr. Graham, writing January  18, 1897, said:    ,"I have 'used Paine'*,  celery  compound  tb  my benefit, and" I  have no .doubt tliat  any person under-*  going great   physical and mental strain  would   find  it  of  great   service.    Foi  students  especially ' it   ought  to  be ol'  great ..value."     When   so   prominent a  student  of  bodily health, who  has no"  equal,   unless,   perhaps,   one mentions  Dr.   Sargent   of Harvard,  with   whose  celery compound  was personally used  methods  Mr. Graham  became well ac-  and professionally prescribed by them  The result of the closest investigation  might have been expected. It soon required a considerable industry to produce the remedy, and rapidly but  steadily, without ceasing, the demand  for Paine's celery compound has increased, until today there is no other  remedy tbat in comparison begins to  hold half the public attention that it  holds.  In untold number of cases where  every other remedy has been tried and  failed, Paine's celery compound has attained the wished-for results, making  the weak strong, purifying the blood,  rebuilding the wornout nervous tissue,  curing chronic sickness, proving a  never-failing and permanent relief for  rheumatism, neuralgia, kidney diseases  and disorders of the liver, all due to the  impairment of the person's nervous  system, the consequent impoverishment  of the blood and the   breaking down in  quainted at Harvard���������when Mr. Graham says bluntly that after his experience he believes others would ������������������-find  Paine's celery copmound of great service, what man or woman out of perfect  health can afford to neglect his well  considered and expert advice!  There is no doubt that Paine's celery  compound cleans the blood of eczema,  salt rheum and such humors, not only  in tlie spring, that is so favorable a  time, but at any time during tlie year,  so thoroughly that nothing - further is  ever heard of them.  Paine's celery compound has been  tested, tried, scrutinized and heartily  approved by so many impartial physicians and men and women whose word  in any matter would not be questioned  for a moment, that one must be stubborn-minded indeed who prefers to  mope around half sick instead of verifying these positive, straightforward  statements.  +*f*****f****ff**4+m*****f **������������������������������������** **��������� ���������****������������������**** f***m*fm+  ���������  REASONS  FOR  USING  Walter Baker & Go.'sf  Breakfast Cocoa.  Because it is absolutely pure.  Because it is not made by the so-called  Dutch  Process in  which chemicals are used.  Because beans of the finest quality are used. ���������  Because it is made by a method which preserves unimpaired  the exquisite natural flavor and odor of* the beans.  Because it is the most economical, costing- less than one cent  a cup.  Be sure that you net the genuine article made   by WALTER  BAKER & CO. Ltd., Dorchester, Mass.   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Address  THE NATIONAL HUMANE ALLIANCE!"  410*411 United Charities Building, New York.  WHEAT.  BEST IN THE WORLD.  '96 Models   -----   $*0  ���������97 Models       80  '96 Ideals      -----      39  Second-hand Machines of all makes from ?20  to ?40 cash, or on installments. Write for Catalog and Second-hand List. LIVE AGENTS  WANTED.  FEED T. MKEKILL CYCL.E CO.,  PORTLAND. OR. SPOKANE. WASH.  MaKe money by successful speculation in  Chicago. We buy and  sell wheat there on  margins. Fortunes have been made on a small  beginning by trading in futures. Write for  full particulars. Best of reference given. Several years' experience on the Chicago Board of  Trade, and a thorough knowledge of the business. Downing, Hopkins ifc Co., Chicago Board  of Trade Brokers. Oflices in Portland, Oregon,  Spokane and Seattle, Wash.  SURE CURE for PILES  Itching and Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles yield si once to  DR. BO-SAN-KO'S PILE REMEDY. Stop, Itching, absorb* tumors. A positive cure. Circular! Bent free. Frio*  Wo.   DrutxUu or mail.      I)B. liOSAKKO. PliiU.. Ps.  WA combined   Binding  and  ��������� Facing. Outwears all others.  A.  nDFOO   E-nnrMP   Dustproof, Waterproof. Can-  l/ADuS   fnulflu  not shrink or crinkle.   Can  ii be washed without remov  ing. Makes the skirt hang gracefully.. If your  dealer will not supply you, address "Weber  Manufacturing Co., (Pacific Coast Agency),  819 Market St., Rooms 23*24, San Francisqo, Cal.  Notice to Dealers���������Wc are open to proposition*  for exclusive agencies.  Wo  pay  freight.  Illiiitrnted  CatnlnRiio  l-reo.  Fetaluma. Incubator Co.,  ������T EVERY HEN  Hatched in PetalunA  Incubators Iras started right, nnd Is better  prepared to elve profitable rotui ns because these  ninchinos exclusively om-  bndy the features which produce the greatest number  or vigorous  CblcUena.  Incubators from $10 ujx  Fetaluma, Cal.  EUl-TURE nnd TIXES cured; no pay until cured; send for book.   Drs. Mansfield  it Pokterkield, 333 Market St., San FranciBca  7^  -'*-.*  '    t *  '. t *-.���������*������������������ I  -    ������ .  .   ,.   (A I  ������   t   ' *���������-? I  ,*���������. ������������������*. r  w ���������<,. A. Mc^L^���������^JeSa^^^^a.^^S4  il-  PERSONAL  3Ir. K. Sharpe has returned.  % sr. Mr. Kean,   the evangelist,   has ,re-  f .ftued to Seattle.  > -1 lias Barnes of Comox is visiting  at  Mr  9 -p ������eU's, Union.  1   }Mr������. J. Abrams ia back from a few .weeks'  "- Ji.t ������moric friends to Nanaimo.  ���������   /-Mrs. Aptak,gr has left to join'her husband  -J-o is supposed to be located in Vancouver.  ���������{'ih. Dave R,*>y left Wednesday  for Van-  ' * ,k aver.    He' will be absent about six weeks.  }T. B. Hill of Vancouver, r-epresentlnfl W.  .4    Griffiths  &  Co.,- .wholesale  and retail  -I -*a������i etc., was in tonv^t-laut v/cek.  ,, Mn. (Capt ) Dempster, and her daughters,  Jr������. Hoaeyman and Mrs. Ed, Potts, and  lildren are Bummsring at Miss Barnes'  xitdeaco, Comox.  ������ Mr. IT. S. Pwoper^ veterinary surgeon, aud  IVoTincial Cattle Inspector, reached Comox  flat Wednesday, and is -Making an official  tJ'Uit through the settlement.  ���������   ������������������-Wedd;ng  presents.    See the   stock  faiew) of silverware at Leiser's.  The little ones, and the  big  ones   for   that  matter, .ere grotectedby the fnendty roofs  of shed*, houses and cars, but there was  no  room for gathering flowers,  fern,,   or ��������� wild  berries.    The pleasant swings,   the del.gm-  ful ramble, the raoing, and   various   games ���������  Vera wanting.    And still   the  woodpeckers  sang on their doleful refrain : ^  '-Rain, rain, rain"  The children were not without some kind  of satisfaction.    They liked the outing if it  didrain; they had their ride; then^lemonade aud cake.    If they were huddled together  there was ,'un even   iu   that.    Tbey   at  C i.;.i.ir������     And   then   there  leaat were not  kicking.    &���������"���������    "  were compensations for others, parents,  and teachers got acquainted, and ludicrous-  ness of the situation kept most in good hu-  U was early when the snorting of the  en-  ,ine auuoun,ed to the people  of   the   town  the'return  of, the   party.    The   ram   w������.  ���������teadily pouring; but parents  and  children  b'ravely moved through it towards their  ie-  spective homes.    Some had baskets m their  hands, some little P������^tatinB^- ^  manity hugging to .ttyir  necks.    The  ram  came   down   now    iu    pittttoe.    torrents  streaming through hats, and   bonnets,    and  . made was ii broad   smile indicative of saus-  I faction, but whether with the picnic, or be-  | cause he was well through with it, is still a  j matter for conjecture.  Seed  Potatoes .and ,-Qatp . at .the Uiuon  Store.  BQIIIHTON DAY ACCIDENT.  Thursday afternoon Mr. and Mrs.  James  .Ueid drove into the country, as far   as Mr.  Thos. Cairns.    Arrived there Mr  Roid got  out at the gate which is  the entrance  to  a  private road leading through the field to the  Cains'   mansion.     Once   through   the gate  Mr. Rsid let go the bits and the howe started forward and to one sido overturning   the   |  bupgy and throwing Mrs. (������eid  out.     Tho  lady was badly bruised, though   fortunately  no bones   were   broken.    The   buggy   vim  somewhat dilapidated.   >if.   Cairns 'kindly  hitched up his own team and  brought  Mrs.  ^Reid to tho Hospital, where the lady  ������   receiving every atteutiou.  PUNISHING OHILDB-EN.  NOTICE.  Cumberland and Union W-ater-works  .Compaixy, *Ld.  The above company will place the line of  service-from the mains to the line fit the  street at each house when the* trenches are  open, but after completion of the water sya-  tem the charge will be ������7.50 for tapping the  main.  ,23So  Espimalt & Maimo By.  Time   Table-No..   28,  To take effect at 8 a.m.  on Monday Mv,  -29th 189JT.    Trains run on Pacific  Standard time.  ���������GOING NORTH-^-^MPPO-w.^  sa!#  ��������� F. B. Smith, Sec'y.  LOC������L������  The J������ne weither report shows 2.48 in-  ohee of rain.  ���������  Mn. Matt Piarcy aakes deligtf ul cream  . eheeae.  The government agent is busy   wjt& * the  plans of the Trent river bridge;  Oyae jjnndred and fifty tpns of coal per  df������ l* tWe1 present out-put of No. 5 shafj;.  How nice it must be camping now! If ow  warm the surf! How pleasant to sit on the  oeol nioiat earth !  clinping garments. Windows dew up, aau  ympaUie'tio faces appeared and. hospitab e  doors were opened, with '.'Do come m nere  quick" But as a rule there was only a  shakoof the head; they were too intent on  getting' home. And they didn't appear vexed either. " It. was too grotesque. Many  were   laughing, joules chasing   away   ram-  r     '        ��������� H*  drops. ":"   '   '        '''        ,', ���������������������������    .,.,"���������  '    ..How did you enjoy the pwnxe?   said the  writer "to one of- the   party   after   he-had  changed'his clothes, and was passing up  the  street to the pharmacy, well protected with  an ample umbrella.''The   only   answer   he  Mr. Editor:  Do you, think it ia proper to  ptinwh children in the public' street? Last  Friday I saw a man strike a little chil.d  down, yes, two little children with his hand  They had been playing on' the sidewalk- and  wero 2ptt}.ag dirty, a;jd perhaps needed atr  tention. But the correction was done ia a  brutal manner. You could hoar the soiearns  of tho little one3 a block away. It was ������  shock to sensitive nerves, and a plain disturbance of the public peace.    Where  was the  ofQoar? .. . *  A CiTizty.  A NEW PRINTER'S JGTJKNAI,  The first number of Type & Press devoted to the interests of 'the ���������jjrinj&ug trade has  been received. While the avowed abject is  to advertise the business of Miller,& Richards, Toronto, it nevertheless contains useful suggestions, and interesting news, and  mattor for printers and publishers. We  gladly welcome it.   ,  **-**���������     ���������   -������������������       ���������.������������������������������������.*������������������   ������������������-���������.���������    -     .*-...������������������        f  Kotios���������I   will not be responsible for any,  debts contracted   in my   Dame   after   this  ,da.tQ without my written  order.'  >-  July 7tii 1897. Prank Prootor  Received at Willards, a fine lino of buggy whips, raaging from 15 to 25 cents..  BAD ACQIDENT.  Mr. John McDonald,   popularly  Lv. Victoria for Nana-lm*and,1 a..������- l^  Wellington      ������������������     f(% \   S'S  Ar. Nanaimo .....������������������������������������     **-g      Ag  Ar. Wellington  I   "-10 l   ���������*������������������*  - going sovTHr-ltew v*  : \ Sat #  as    "ScoStsie,"  known  who lives below Bayne '  Sound; while attempting to boardthe  train at * .the saw mill Monday afternoon, slipped aiid rolled dowu between  the cars aud the landing, crushing tbe  heal of his right .foot. He was taken to  the hospital.  Subscribe for "The  Nkws $2.pe , per  annum  JAM  Lv, Wellington for Victoria  J ,&15   I   i-P  Fpr rates ai?d inforw������tifl*a apply ,������^ ."W  Pr-asi<|ent. MepB**"ui"i  n.K. PRIOR. ���������  Gop. Freight pud PaaapaicerAKU  NURSJSRYITAN  AKD SXOBXST  FRUIT &  ORNAMENTAL TREES,  ROSES, ETC.    ,  Before placing your   orders   (or   ������������y-  thing in this line fpr  fall   planting,  you  will find it io your interest jo  correspond ���������  with me.    I am prepareid tp furpish betr  - ter stock than ever ap/d can  give special  prices, on several   varieties   of   which ' I  h-ave a surplps,    ,  r POST OFPICJJ ADDBES8  604  \\ESTMfNSTER RO.*\p,  VANCOUVER, B.C,  Visiting  cards  printed   at  tJie/NfcWg  Office in neat script, ,  i,u������ 1 11m i������i'i"  At Matt Pierey's place a large barn is in  , eenrse of ereetion���������framing being done b. y  Mr. A. Ledingham.  It i������ understood Mr. Andrew McKaight,  Paion*. has rented a place at <3ourteuay for  ������iie family for the summer.  I'.*    . (    li        ** ,.,..*  Blun^bing is now on at Anderson's Metal  TY^rk*3* Crive him a call, and he will show  yon what he can do, and more too !  &ue water rates for  private houses have  ,'    been fixed at $1.25 per month: for   hotels  ���������-'���������j ������5.00; special rates- for other places.  ���������  Ihere will be amesting qf the Ladies' Aid  of the Methodist Church held at the rein-*-  deuce of Mrs. Brown ou Wedaesday after  goon at 2:30.  There is to be a business meeting of  $be Epworth League on Wednesday night  at 8 o'clock. jl*hose wishing to join are  requested to be present.'  *,The office of tbe Mixing a*sb Scientific  Pr-2^3 have been removed from 220 to 330,  Market Street, Sau Francisco, Cal., the  finest business locatiou io -the city.  Mount Horeh L Q.L., 1676 will  celeb-rate  the 207th   anniversary   of the battle   of the  Boyne   on   the 12th,   of July.    They   will  have a picnic at McKutchiu's Point;  ���������  Mr. Woodruff on Bardette ranch is going  into the business of raising hogs on. a  large  Bcale.    Mr. A. Ledingham has the contract  for the ereotion of the necessary buildiiigs.  The new fiscal year has commenced,  and  .we now hope to see some needed road repairs  li-at us have the Trent bridge built, aad the  rp.ad leading to the wharf put iu good shape  and .he amount of travel to  and, from   will  -   astonish some people.  The officers of the .Sunday Schools desire us to thankS. D,. Little, Esq.., for  J-iia kindness in placing a comfortable train  at the disposal of the scholars and friends  last Saturday fpr their picnic at the  -ftharf; and. to driver Walker and the  ���������^rainmen for their courtesiej.  Jy^en'-s  new styles  in  Hard and  S.oft  Hats at Leiser's.  T^E UNION PICNIC.  Ap. adjourned picnic of the Sunday  Schools of the various churches of Union  took place on Saturday. Tho day looked  about half and half, and as the little ones  b.s-d become impatient, and the preparations  had all been made, it was thought best to  pxo.ceed. About 10 4.. as. or a little later,  the children with a fair number of teachers  and parents wended their way to the depot,  or place ^or boarding the cars.  After a few preliminary whistles the train  ^as 0% with���������oonaidirhig the day���������a pretty large contingent of would be happy pic-  jjicers. To the disappointment oi some, the  tfa-in did not atop %o let them off at Trent  r^ver bridge, as was announced it would do;  but under the direction of a cautious, and  as the ^eex proved, level head- kept right  on to Union Bay.  There was a littla dri^-ale, buthopo, which  t**he poet says, "springs exultant in the hu-  E!-lsn breast," read the signs to the effect that  it would soon break away. They evidently  had. not heard the woodpecker singing in  the forest, or fear woiild.have snbdued their  hopes.  ]������re long the clouds grew denser;  one   by  one the light patches disappeared, and  then  1 :-*~   a   coyious   sho.wer.o  - >  #f ������������������c*������sfc:  ^T-^r^^^yu-^-^^^-Mo^-^ m___t_i'_xSm* K_Jrt, zfi^-^^.fy^rt*���������!**^*^***^. ry_ \$>������^~ -*��������� jw ���������> t ���������, ,&_��������������� p-i_^_-__b ^���������Tr^p:*rt*|  ^ilks9  Mens', Ladies' and Children's  Trimmed and   Untrimmed.   Straw   Hats.    CKldren's  Muslin Hats, Bonnets and Capes.     Ladies' Underwear, and all kinds of Cottoia -bose^  me   of  always orf  ���������Mi  V.  ?  i  I  the dri'4-ile turned iuto

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