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 1  LdU***m~<2t  EIGHTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,, B. C.   WEDNESDAY;  JAN. 30   1901.  LETTERS.  #i������ 2&c.  T is a Ion sr time since we have been  able to offer our friends   a    Broom   at  'i-i"     ;' . ''  2 5  CtS.       NOW WE HAVE THEM.,     ,'   ,  CREAM--OP WHEAT'-'���������"���������  1     ' <v '* '  - . ������ * ���������- 1 l\    '  #��������� - '       ,        t f i  \A*splendid Breakfast Dish; 20 'cts.  per packet. With every ctwo, packets  we give a,very nice picture. !  linon  es & Renouf, Ld.  ICi  is  1.  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA,. B. C.  .     ,   HARDWARE, MILL AND   MINING   MACHINERY,*  ������    ..   . AND FARMING    AND] DAIRYING   IMPLEMENTS'  I'".''      OF ALL-.KINDS. t\      -  ,'_   ,-'    /*.    ���������''  h-   Agents foi-McConmckrflarvesting--Machineryi -���������" -a       ���������  &     Write ior price--, and particulars.    P. O. Drawer o63: '"  t ' ' ' "   '  11 if r'r -' *---"- 8  a  YOU ARE DESIR0U5  Of increasing your business there is  nothing draws Customers like a Fine  Store���������the best advertisement.  Let us figure on New Fixtures.  Send us a plan and we furnish estimates free of charge.  LER  BROS.,  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  VICTORIA, B.C.  *^^ste&&&������te. -!i>&5!8E3SS&gaa^  \h& fAa  ilad. W  -OF-  1  I  BLANKETS, COMFORTERS, MEN'S AND BOYS' WINTER SUITS,  SWEATERS, UNDERWEAR, SOX. MACKINAW COATS,  REEFER COATS, MITTS, GLOVES, SNOW EXCLUDERS,  ARCTLOS. GUM BOOTS,RUBBERS, LEGGINGS,'ETC.,  ETC.  .Editor Cumberland News���������Sir:  There hairing appeared. in  the last  v !j r )      - *        f v  issue of the News a'-misleading let- J  r l  ter, the Board thoughts would be  well for the general public to know  ,the facts, though only responsible  to the managers for conduct of affairs in're Hospital matters.  First, the committee were not instructed to call for tenders . but to  purchase articles mentioned by the  annonymous writer. This committee went to the(, several store?,  asked to, have ��������� prices quoted on  articles required to be purchased  with the . understanding that the"  lowest, quotation, on any article'  would be accepted. The articles in  question;- blankets, the ,committee  specified grey color to the merchants. * None of the grey on which  prices were quoted were, satisfac-.  ,  ��������� <���������      ���������_,.-. -,      -    ��������� ^  to.ry as to, quality in any of the  stores." In the last store visited,  viz.,Simon Leiser's, a. red - blanket  was shown which met   the require-  t -��������� ' **  ments both as   to  weight,  quality  and price.    -The   committee   here  unwittingly violated a rule of busi-'  ness courtesy by  not .immediately,  going to the other stores   and asking quotations.for. sifnilia'r blankets,  they,having decidedv to   take  none  of the grey   blankets/upon  which,  prices had been quoted   but closing  at once on' the red < blanket   above  ��������� ,'      "V,  -       ���������        ' *- ���������.  mentioned. -  ~" ���������'        .'      .---       '  .- Now, when .the "committee'*s ' at-  tentioD whs called to. tneir'.'bVe^eh.  of buhintss etiquette, thej' immc;di-x  ate[y   apologized,    cancelled    the  alj ve mentioned purchase, and no-*  ������������������tified the several  stores   interest* d.-  that they were at liberty to  tender-j  011 the blankets' in question^on the  following Saturday evening   at the  regular meeting of the Board.    No  new   tenders  being'   received,   the  board instructed the committee , to  proceed   with   their   purchases,  at  the same time, by motion,   unani-  , -���������  mously endorsing their action.  The Board being merely stewards  for the managers were necessarily  compelled to consider the best financial interests of the. Hospital  regardless of interested, self seeking  individuals of whatever prominence  The Board might add that their  books are audited at the end of  ���������each fiscal year, the audit being  submitted to the managers or to  any who may be inclined to examine the same.  This  may    not be     considered  either a reply or a   rejoinder,   but  simply a statement; of a  few facts  for the general   public to   consider.  Henry F. Pullen,  Sec. of Board.  heavy one.    At the start,   from the.  apparent  ease"   with    which ' the  Thistles captured the   first goal, it'  looked bad for   our boys,   but   the-  next game  brought  the   Cumberland spirits up   like,  mercury and  1 there they stayed to the end of the  match.    Following  is  the  run   of  .the play: Atnletics won tossc and  took lower goal, playing, up hill,  First goal by Adams, of  Nanaimo,'  t j  in 5   minutes;   2nd   goal,   Hector  Law, of Athletics; 3rd, Adams.  No  *, , ��������� ''    *-  further goal to half time.  ���������Upon play being resumed,   Atl -;  letics made 4th goal in 3   minute?,  T.'Whyte scoring;   5th,   Athletics,  H. Law, giving Athletics 3 to This-  , ties'   2.      Referee,    John . Bennie.  Perfect harmotiy'prevailed throug-'  'out,-and barring the little   natural"  chagrin felt by the- Thistles  upon  1 '-.'-���������'  their,finding out that the   Cumber-  -land boys can play "fit -ba" , although we are in the woods, noth.,  ing buf jollity prevailed.     ���������      - .',  The next game between the   two-*  teams will be played ,*at   Nanaimo  on Febi, 7th, at which our boys feel  quite fit to "do them  up again.  a r-unE ci-iapc cream of tartar powdm.  B>3t-j  Highest Honors, World's Fair  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  Avoid Baking--Powders containing  alum. "They are Injurious to lieaith  LOCALS.  TO THE DEAF.  New 'Stock of Mining, Shoes just opened up.  0m Grocery Stock is complete.  Ceylon Tea is the finest tea in  the world. Blue Ribbon Tea is the  finest Ceylon Tea in the world.  tt  All al'cl^jg. prices for the next 20 days, at?  THISTLES   vs.   ATHLETICS.  The football match took place on  ���������������������������''." ;     ity-j  the grounds, h^efce lagj Friday, and  tho" Athletics delighted their townspeople and surprised, the Thistles  ;?,'be)piid?;-belief. The ground was  covered;'with four inches of ha'rd  enow and as a consequence, the  play W4^  hajd   and   the - gamo a  "' A' rich lady cured of   her   Deafness and  Noises in - the  Head   by  Dr. TN;cholson's *    Artificial    Ear-  " Drums gave '$10,000 to' his; Insti-'  ^ 1       -       1       *��������� _ ' . c  tut;, i-o.that deaf people unable, ,to  .procure the, E lt. Drums' may;-have  them   free.   *  Add res' k "No.-   14517..  Tie-- Nicholson" Institute,--/'780  Eighth Avenue, New York, '.U.S.A.  '**��������� *i=a--j j���������, 0���������:   *-��������� ���������. -  PAY DAY HAH-VjSST.- r    ~  Judge Abrams'o'h Mon .lay   tried  sundry pay day cases: McQueenir**,  stealing,   four-' months. .     Sundry^  drunks and scrappers   contributed  $5 and costs per'scrap.   0 ���������  GAME.  The Cumberland game bird importing and protecting ^association  met and organized last Thursday  evening. Mr. E. Barrett in the  chair.     Mere   preliminairies  were  r  arranged, it being decided   to  hold  another meeting to arrange matters  fully.    The    business     transacted  was��������� a resolution   that   subscriptions be $2 per member   to   be applied at once for   purchasing   and  importing Virginian   quail,   to  be  s -t at  large   near  Cumberland  to  breed.    Each member btnding himself lo inforce the law in   regard to  the preservation of the birds.    Col-  l'leting   committee:  ,    Messrs. /F.'  J.iynes, E. Barrett, 0/ H.  Fecnn- r  and W. B. Anderson.      Mr.  S.   H.  Riggs, treasurer.    The   next   mee'-  ing will be held on Thursday, -31st  inst. at 0. H. Fechner's  to   report  progress, by which time   it   is expected letters will be here advising  prices of birds,   &c.    Mr. Cross, of  the  Western  Life  Assurance  Co.,  will obtain data in Victoria re experience with the  quail  there, for  lhe benefit of the association.  Our   mule   mail   mushed   itself,  over  the   road   Saturday   with  a  small'amount of ��������� mail.    Really  it  would be better for  the   citizens !o  establish a pigeon post.  A meeting  of   the' Fire  Brigade  will-be held Friday evening, Feb. 1.  * 1       r V  There will be .memorial  service  ' next Sunday   evening' in   Trinity  Church.:  '     .������������������'���������"     "  The Council did not meet-  Mon.-  day on account ef the death   of the  Queen.  ','   ,' , '   ''   '  , If "you don't like Blue Ribbon extracts it is because you've never]  tried them.   .      .' ,   V  Mr. T. A. Cross, of the Western  Life Assurance, Co/, is in town on a  business visit.     "    ,J      -" ������,  The man  who  was;brought .up-  for- stealing-clothing.fiom %a' ,Cum'--  berlander last week, was discharged^  ������by'Mr" Abrams for lack of evidence.  *    . '   ,  ' -��������� i r.   i-' . .. > ~ .  A letter,, from.   Mr.   Mail le,-'the.  organizer of the1 Miner's & Labour- .  ers's Association   ia left   over for  want of space.  '  Subscribers in arrears for, the  News are respectfully requested to  show their will to support a local  concern by paying up their small  indebtedness.  We understand that the   adjoin- ���������  ing property owners offer  to   plant,  maple trees on qhe   hospital   block-  from the lockup to  Mr.   Little's at  their own expense.    This  will improve their property and be of ben-,  efit to the hospital at no expense to  that institution.  The fine summer villa of F.  Crackey Esq., of Nob Hill waa  badly damaged by fire a short  time ago. He demanded the sum  of $2,000 from the insurance company, but finally compromised for  six bits which amount was paid  over by the agent, Mr. Butch, a  few days ago.  When the bartender at jthe.Ven-  dome'was clofing'up'for  the  night  on Saturday he Bad   occasion to go  into the   dining-room..-'  When   he  gotbfick to the   bar,   he    found   a !  man 1rying������to get out   b}'   way of  the w.i.u'nw, who explained that he  had   been   a.-l.-ep    and    when   ho  awoke thought-he had  been locked  in.      The    bartender,     suspecting  .nothing, let him out,  after  whick  thinking something was Wrong, he  examined the till and found it had  been robbed.    The police   were notified   and   the  man,   McQueenie,  arrested.   'No ujouev was found on  him, but he afterwards told   whee  he had concealed  it,   and the   an *  ount, ho'Vt'cen  $30 and $40, was re  ca"cred.  11  '. - "- -r .  , h .  \, ������>   I  -���������- (  ^t >      ���������-1  * r ft  l*  ���������   " -1.: '*  .- ?  .- -.'i m>  ���������f -<<-.u--������n-J-r-nwp-M.-***--!rut mrtir���������<������*<r***  ^^^^^-^^.-..^.--..^i.*-.*---!.--*.-*^  ������������������M-tfrfir-'-fiJin-i^rwt^T-r^^  liw^afisKSWs������i,!=ai;5:  ���������^^w'^^jfi^rt'r;,SJS".'i'*-K-i' -*Siis-rsa?-J5:*������L  .j^wuiSfwa^iiiv r-.--j*it.im>*t*^ia^ ->  ���������^^f ,  GOOD  NIGHT, SWEETHEART.  ������ i  & -  1-i  IBS  ^ '  m  m '���������  f  J  ?  I'1  li  1(3  In the dusk ol tlie shadowed garden  The listening flowers are still;  The wind is asleep in the meadows,  And soflly croons the rill.  A song of lov? and longing, ,  ��������� Of a dreamland fair and bright,  And it seems to sigh, as it ripples bj.  Good night, sweetheart, good niglM  Wherever you fare tomorrow,  *  Whether by land or sea,  The stars watch over you, love,  As they look down on me.    ��������� '    ,  They will shine in the midnight heaven  With the same unchanging light  We used to know in the long ago;  Good night, sweetheart,' good night!  The clover scent in the grasses  Is sweet as the breath of May;   ,  In the hush of the silver starlight '  All pain is lulled away,  And into the world's great silence,  Like a dove in airy flight.  This message true lakes wing to you,  Good'night, sweetheart, good-night!  ,���������Washington Capital.  I ���������  I':,  Vi )���������  11  | The Devil's House |  <f ���������~ *~ 4-  X How Billy Daniel Outfitted <|  % '     the Arch Fiend.     '    ,    -      ^  Nearly every coarse fisher- who has  b������en 'down to the Norfolk waters to  ledger for bream knows the Red House  at  Cantley,  on  the  Yare.    The  present  ,'building is modern, but there was a i-.od  House on the same spot many years he-  fore . the existing licensing laws were  heard of���������when the landlord used to orew  bis'own beer and a cnsfc'or two, of spirit.-:  that had never paid duty could be smuggled up the, river. -       ''  \t the beginning of the century Bill..  Daniel earned a precarious livehhondby  eel fishing. His home was an old iai-  mouth vawl tarred over', with a sbedlike  edifice o%;e'r the stern that made a su.U-  cient cabin for the oft man when be was  sober enough ol" nights to scull down to  it in his punU'rom the Red House, Hi*  elementary houseboat always lay in  tne  ��������� dike against the Devil's House that now  is, but then was not. and Billy had tush-  ioiied a large eel tank beneath it and kept  " his "slimy riches therein. Ho sent up u  load to Norwich, when he had one, by an  up bound wherry and disp.osed of his  small catches at the Red House or at the  village inland. '  Billy was getting old and began to be  dissatisfied with his houseboat as a dwell-  in" on the misty, autumn nights and in  the biting east winds and frost and snow  of -winter. His desire was toward-a brick  and he' grumbled to hims-W  He was-a lonely-man and did  l'J':-  I-!?'  Of  cottage,  about it.    ��������� - ,  much self communing aloud. He did.not  live in'the savor of sanctity.o He drank  he swore, he-smuggled, and he poached  and was a thorough paced rascal, i-lus  did not influence Parson Sparrow aga n^t  him. The. worthy divine was one ot the  hard drinking Norfolk parsons of the old  school and conlfl drink1'and; swear with  Billy himself. Indeed the two were good  friends, each looking on the other as a  sportsman. Many,a good day's pike fish-  in"' did they have together, and many a  tree pound eels did Billy take up io tne  parsonage to be stewed in sound port.  Before the nets went down for the autumn "run" Billy got most of his eels by  bobbing, at which he was an expert.    ^  One summer Billy had not been doing  as well as usual, \vhethcr it was that  his hand was selling'shaky or his luc*<  ��������� bad'"does not appear, but it. is certa.n  that his prospecls of getting a cottage  seemed to him poorer than ever. ^  On a hot night in June he was out booking half a mile below his houseboat.  The night was darfc. There was ho moon.  ������ond the stars were clouded over. There  -was scarce a breath of air. It was ni-ar  midnight, and the silence was only broken by a white owl and the ceaseless  whisper of the reeds on the road���������a perfect night for bobbing, but Billy fared  badly and cursed as he sat with a pule  in each hand waiting for the tugs that  were few and far between.  "Dura it!" he said. "The devil's in the  eels. I wish I had the old varmint here  along o' me. Perhaps he'd give us a bit  o* luck���������bouse an all.'*  As he spoke he heard a mutBed sound  of sculls coming up the' river. "Now. I  wunner," he continued, "whew that be  a-comin up hare this time o' night dis-  tarbin the eels, blarm him!"  A punt came quickly and very quietly  up. A gaunt figure clad in dark fenman's  clothes was sculling backward. He cased  against Billy's punt and "held" up till  the way was stopped.  ���������"Wheer be yew a-comin tew?' said  the old mtui.    "Yew sling your hook."  "What's the,matter/William?" said the  stranger. "I've come to do you a good  turn if you'll help me."  "I'll help yew,out o' this sharp enow  if yew doan't sheer off." growled Billy.  "Don't he a fool, William," said the  stranger.   "Listen arid see."  Pointing to the four quarters in  the stranger spoke again.  "By the murmur otitic rend,  By the whisper of the reed,  Hail, from river, broad, and pond!  Hail, ye goodly tribe <-#eels     ,  Ere the daw-n upon ye steals!  Hero is that on which lo feed."  Billy declared to Parson Sparrow afterward    that    the . poles    were    almost  chucked out of��������� his hands and he "worn-^t  sartain as how he worn't to be the fewd.  He hauled up and landed what he called  a  "skepful."     The   whole  water  around  was alive with eels. .,   ..   '  "There you are, William," said the  stranger.    "Don't be frightened."  "It'ud take an uglier face than yewrn  to frighten   me,"  said  Billy,  who  knew  not fear.   "But whew be yew, maester.'  he continued, smitten suddenly civil.  "Never mind that. Would you like to  alwavs get as many eels as you want-  enough  to build yo-your cottage and set  you up for life?"  "Who naturalligh." said Billy, and nil  the time his punt rocked with the motion  turn  "Aye. bor: that will I," said Billy, for  whom fa'nev swearing had no terror.  The stranger laid a lobworm, an eel  and a piece of ribbon in Billy's hand.  "Repeat after me," he said, and in the  manner of the bridegroom in the marriage-service Billy swore:  "By the worm of the dewy night.'by  the scalcless fish of the mud and by*, the  snalcy  ribbon   of  the__river.   I   swear  to  obey."  "Very good���������William."-.said the stranger. " ''Now all you have to do is this:  Whenever'you want eels, come here alone  and call them near midnight as I did.  They will 'come." He repeated his incantation until Billy knew it, aud the  river boiled with eels.  "At midnight," the stranger went on,  "on the third night of the third month in  everv third year from'tonight you must  kneel in a corner of the house you will  build and say: , '  "I'll join the devil on Slrumpshirc hill,      <���������  I'll dance with the devil round Strumpshiro null.  When my breath is out and my heart is still,  My soul to the devil with all good will.  "You must then follow what comes to  you.    Swear!" . -  "All right, bor: I swear," said .Billy.  "But that ',ud be a masterpiece to see  me a-dancin round Strumpshiro mill, devil or no devil." -. - '  Billy knew Strumpshiro mill. It stood  and still stands on 'the top of the only  decent hill in the' neighborhood. iar-  mouth roads can be seen from it- on a  clear dav. Evidently it .was a Norfolk  bracken at the beginning of the century.  and Billy was in for a local Walpurgis-  nacht. ". .- ' ,  ��������� The stranger,said no more, but backed  out and in hdlf a dozen strokes had disappeared, leaving the old man;, half dazed,  but jubilant. When his punt was, full.  he  paddled  back  to  his   houseboat  and  slept.' ! ��������� --  The next morning be picked out a tine  brace of eels and went up to- see his  friend, Parson Sparrow. He told his  adventure of the previous night and held  up the two' eels as corroborative evidence.  "Ha, ha!" laughed the parson. "Why.  Daniel, you were drunk!''; .,.������.���������,  ''I tell yew I worn't, parson, retorted  Billy! "Do yew tome a.n look at the  catch." ,. .   .  "Well, well." said Sparrow, "youM beL-  ter try the dodge, and if it is successful,  why, vou must build-a round house, without a' corner in it and cheat the devil.  Ha. ha!   Eh?" ���������    '  "That I will, bor," said Billy, delight-.  ed. "I'll cozen Old Nick yet. But don't  yew tell nobody on it, sir, will yew?"  The parson chuckled and promised to  "keep the secret. - "���������  The dodge was successful. Night art-  er night did the well get filled, .and with  fine eels. Billy grew tired of bobbing  and made a large, line meshed scoop net,  and <after repeating the charm he simply  shoveled out as many-fish as he -wanted.  He was drunk all day, but sobered up at  night, when he wanted eels, for he found  the incantation too much -to get his  , tongue around'when he was in liquor, and  the eels would not come  for misquota*-  ,-tiohs.        " __ " "  He? soon saved enough to build a cottage.    He leased a few acres against-his  boat from' the lord of the manor at a rent  of four stone of eels per annum, planted  his willows and engaged a local builder.  A round,  thatched  house  was  soon   run  up under  Billy's supervision,  without  a  corner in it.    The old man got the parson  to come to the housewarming, and under  the influence of Red House old ale and  smuggled brandy the Rev. John Sparrow  concocted  a halting screed to -be 'cut in  stone over the door.    He said,    Hie,  a  shervant o'  tho Lord c'n rhyme   s well  's the dev'l."   This was it:        .  "The devil may come, and tho devil may go;     -  The devil mav rave, and tlie devil may swear;  r won't care a curse for the old hoodie crow  While   my   house   stand9   round   as ��������� it   is,   not  square."        ���������  The s������?eed was duly cut, and Billy set-  - tied* down  in" his  cottage to * many  eels,  much drink and great content. .  The third night of the'-third month of  the third year came in the .course of time,  and Billv went to sleep-drunk and hiccoughing. "I can't kneel in mo; coarner,  'cause there ain't no coarhef."'   '     -       ���������  The" night was unusuklly^ close io)\  March, and. what was still more' unusual,  shortly after midnight a heavy thunderstorm' broke over* Cantley. The. people in.  the Red House said afterward that, the  lightning played all around Billy's "house  and the crash of the thunder-was.terrific,  and the storm made off to the northeast,  Strumpshiro way, without disturbing; the  drunken man. He woke in the morning  in the sunshine with a great thirst and  a desire for a small beer. ' He staggered  out of bed. across to his*, cupboard, where  the cask was and  suddenly stopped.^  "Wha, blame my old heart alive." he  said, "hare's a coarner!" . He looked  " 'mazedlike" about him. Everything  was as usual save that his house was  square, not round. ",���������"...        . .-.      .  As quickly as he could he went out:  Tho screed over the door was gone. A  black smear like an eel was in its place.  He lost no time in getting to the parsonage, where he found Parson Sparrow  breakfasting off home brewed ale_ and  roast beef. The parson looked a bit serious at first after hearing of the transformation, but after a-mighty pull at the  ale he cheered up. "Why. Daniel, man,,  you must sell your house-now; that s all.  You only swore to kneel to ^ the devil in  the house you were A build."  "Right yew be, bor!'-' said Billy, roaring with laughter.  The parson bought the house for a -fishing box._and there .the tale ends. Whether the magic of the incantation continued  history saveth not. That is all that is  known of the-way Billy Daniel cheated  the devil. .'���������������������������..   ,i'  I do not vouch for the veracity of* all  the details of the legend, but I know the.  cottage is now square, and there is no  screed over the door. The whole house  is so dirty that .the mark of the scaleless  fish has merged in the general blackness.  The probability is that the devil got  both Billy and the parson, after all, so he  may have got his own back in the end.-  Blaek and White.   .  ���������tne tngaie mrd relies on his skill in  taking advantage of every varying cur-  runt of air, and the skeleton of the one  indicates great muscular power, while.  thnt of the-other shows its absence.  No other bird has, such proportionately  great muscles as the humming bird. rrhe  keel of the sternum, or breastbone, from  which' these muscles arise, runs from one  end of the body to the other, while- at  the same- time it projects downward,  like the keel of a modern racing yacht.  These muscles drive at the rate of several hundred strokes a minute a pair of  small, rigid wings, the outermost bones  of which arc very long, while the- innermost are very-short, a feature calcn-'  kited to, give the greatest amount of motion at the tip of the wing with the least  movement of the, bones of the upper .arm.-  to which the driving muscles are attach-'  cd.        '��������� '','���������,'  . Another peculiar feature is that. the  outermost ' feathers, the flight feathers,-  or primaries, are long and strong, while  the innermost, those attached ' to the  forearm, are few and weak. So far-as  llight is concerned, the bird .could dispense with'those secondaries and* not feel  their loss. Finally, the .heart; which wo  may look upon as the boiler that suppies  MISSING  GREAT, THINGS.  steam for this  machinery,  is  large  and  powerful, as is necessary for, such a high'  pressure  engine' as   the   little  humming^  bird.���������Popular Science Monthly,  Painful  Rcwnltn   of .StontiiMn..  A   stout  man   lifted   himself   into  a  Heights car the otlier morniug and.took.  the only  vacant sent.     Pretty^soon  a  lady came aboard, and the sixftu tnair  quickly arose, to tender'her his place.  As be reached a standing position  the  "car"suddenly started, and lie sat dowu  with a sound like a broken slat   Bln,sh:  ing deeply, he once .more struggled' to  his feet and was about to stfop out into;  the  aisle .when  the  motorinari. s������w a  ���������A-agon' on ��������� the track  aud   fiercely .applied the brakes.    The car stopped so  suddenly' that the stout man doubled  over'on a thin young man in the'front  seat  and   almost' cracked   hlaV slender,  neck.'Tlie young-man pushed the dents  out   of   hi*   derby   bat ,and -mhttered  some remarks  that-wore, not,, couiph-  mentary to", fat-people in gem-ml.       "  ���������  Then the fat man'braced hinlself for  the third time'.'and the lady sympathetically remarked, "Please don't trouble  yourself."   'But  the Tat   mau's-.-spint  was up'.    He'crowded-out into the aisle  and filled it so-full that the lady could ^  not- get  by  him; then.  with*.a   polite-  wave of his hand, he indicated the seat,  and-backed out of, the way. ������ ,*- ...  ' "Thank   ybu!"  -said . the ,.lady,.,-very  'sweetly:    "But^lr^ft/off at the next  stop."       .   "  ' ' -     ". 1  ���������-" Thenvthe fat'man, w,ent out and -flliea  up the back platform  - , 'J:  THE' TROTTING   REC.Q  -RD.  dic-  of the eels. t  "Will vou  swear any oata  1  maj  tate to do what  1   command?" said  the  stranger.  Flying? Power of tlie Htunmins? Hird  The  humming   bird   flies  as  the   Irishman played the fiddle���������by main strength  Lamp Girl, 2:09,-is the fastest- trottoi  bred ih .Virginia. .- ,-    .  v-        ,  ;  . .J.oc Patchon, now holds the'Parkv.-ay  (Brooklyn), track record���������2\QW>. *  Critb.   2:13Vi- *.������������������������������������ the  fastest   Knnpas-  bred trotter fo" tlie season of.l900.f  John Nolan and B'oralnm .hold .-thr*  4-year-old gelding trotting record. --..OS.  Goshen Jim. 2:10%. new California  Liacer, is now in the stable of .lames  Thompson.  Contralto's second beat iii 2:1 IVi is  the fastust ever trotted in the \\ est  stake. Lexington., ....  - Klvrietta. 2:21%. pacing, at ���������iilnervn.  O.. is by Elyria. and next sen-son wi:l  be started as a tro'.te:".  A son of Nowood. 2:12������.(..' ovnnfl.i  Miss .url, has been punished with the  name'of Woodwork Kitchen.  Gib Doolittie. Hartford, is . gciting*  together a stable of horses to, race .-at  the' New-England half mile tracks next  season. ���������'''���������-,���������  T. D.' Dewey*,":'Qwosrso. Mlph.. -who  owned" Louis Napoleon and bred:,and  developed Jerome Edd*y.*,2:10M., is-.still  halo and active at the advanced age of  TS.      *       . ''  '   '.''*.   '  Sphinx's latest ������,fahdard'performor is  Alma Sphin'x. 2:24%. pacing, at Ithaca.  Mich.,   on   the   3d v.nst.,   making   Hie  twelfth  new "one  this -season,   four in  2:ir> aud*se\Ten in 2:20.  ,  My  Chance.  2:10V;.   by   Vat ion it.  has  biuMi   raced   throe* years, in   suec-yssion  aiul has been unplaced jusr twice, iu 'i'l  starts.    He is owned by N;-';Li I'prvines  of Mount'Sie'iiihg.-'.Ills.  ��������� 'v���������..,..;    ;:K :���������':'-  .(Jraylight;;.2:2('������:3i, the.7-y'ear:qld gray  gelditig owned l>y A. P'::Borne of Ma'n-  cliesteiv N.  H^'has.,been  started ,nine,  -Mines;the past Reason and has/been* be-  .hind the mone"y!just'ouce.'  *  A float in the Wellington (Kan.)  wheat jubilee parade that attracte.d  -v'iu'1-al attention Was -that'of. the Anti  Horse Thief association.     It  bore the  .siSii'. -SuOO.for a  horse thief, dead or  alive."���������Horseman.'.      v / ���������..     ���������  ���������   APHORISMS.;  Mind unemployed is mind uuenjoyod.  ���������Bovee. ' . ��������������������������� :  Charm strikes the sight, but merit  wins the soul.���������Pope.  The education of the will Is the object of our- existence.��������� Et-������<*rson.  Culture and fine1 manners are everywhere a passport to regard.���������I'a ley.  He that may hinder mischief, yet  permits it, is an a'ccussory.-E. A. Freeman. ��������� - -  The wav of the ,wor,ld is to praise  dead saints and  persecute living oues.  Howe. ''..-.'  The two great movers of the human  mind  are the desire of good  and the  \ -Lear of evil.���������Johnson.  Genuine     Gold    Brick-*    TJiat    Have  Been Kicked and Let Lie \\ ���������   .  "I dare say every great invention, before it is finally..hit upon," remarked  a  New Orleans  lawyer,   "has  been  within  hand's reaich of dozens of men who were  ,-unaware how. near they stood tc fortune.  "There  is  nothing' more singular in  fact  than  the'way   people  can  skate around  some huge idea without seeing it.   When  the   foreordained    fellow    comes,, along,  'grasps the practicability of the thing and  reaps the reward of perspicacity, the .others who have been so near and yet so far  feel-somehow that he has interfered with  their vested rights.   Lots of famous law*,  -suits have grown out of'those conditions.  ��������� But it is certainly exasperating to realizs  that Vou have stubbed your toe on a genuine   gold , brick   and   then    were    fool  enough to  walk oft' and let some other  chap pick it up.        ��������� ���������.    '���������  "Ihad an experience of that kind once  myself. It occurred to me that a revolv-  .iug bookcase would be a handy thing for  office use. aud I had one built to oi'der.  It n roved'-a success, and on Several occasions ,1 -thought vaguely' of having the  device patented, but dismissed the scheme  as 'not worth while.' Nearly two years  afterward a more intelligent gentleman  up in New England did what 1 wouldn t  , do, and .'today he is rolling in riches. ��������� 1  have been obliged to buy one of his cases  since, smd I never hated to give up money  so badly in- my life. Several other instances in the same line have come under  my personal observation.  '"I haye -a friend, for instance, who  Ptumbled upon the principle of the -Bell  telephone long before the war. He .was  at college at the time, and he and a1 fellow student actually went so far as to  'construct an experimental line, over hall  a mil<? long.' They had it. in successful operation for several weeks, when it was  discovered arid destroyed by a cantankerous professor, and thus' vanished what  might have been one of the biggest fortunes in the world. The incident had al-  'niost faded from my friend's mind w.hen  Professor Bell'launched his invention on  the public. ,  ���������        ' * *   .  '��������� ���������"���������'Another gentleman who was formerly  a client of mine anticipated the pneumatic'lire  years :-before. somebody else  pat-,  ���������.entftl it.   H-i isifond^Vfiue, horses. a?d ,  .awiiy back in^the'siiventies.lie had. a light'  roii'd cart made that was almosfthe exact  counterpart of-the   modern, pneumatic  sulky.- The'bfeV-clu'nlsy.looking; tires excited great-merriment* rinVong 'his-fnends.  They "dubbed .-them' '.sausage -wheels/ and  he has "told me more than once'thaf-that  fodlish-jdk'e was**,the,.thing, that caused  Kim to  abandon the  experiment.. .Pneumatic tires have since made half a dozen  big syndicates.rich.;   \ ���������-. '       ,���������.   -   C .*'-  - -"Stiiranothe'r acquaintance, figured,out  the exact mechanism of the self binding-  reaper nearly .ten  years  before the  machine was'covered by patents. 'Not-being,  ���������a farmer, he failed to appreciate the nn-  '-portanco.bf the thing.    It;impressed him,  :-as being chimerical, !>nd  he pigeonholed  Vis   drawings   to   gather   dust1 until- h������  .awakened to the fact that he had a ior-  "it  few  'tuue bv the throat, only to.let go again.  i-Tic-  comments ��������� on. the incident* wouldn,t  -His t.      ,  sound  well at- a prayer, meeting.  A CROOKED  CUSTOMER.  iae I-ut Tlir'ong'li u* Keal Little C. O. D.  Swindle.  "While the majority of.men,in business*  are honest," said a merchant of -10. years  standing and'considerable success,"some  of them are so confounded slippery, that  the honest men are kepi* forever on-the  edge watching them. Of course the easiest way to beat is to get credit for goods  and not pay for them, but taat kind ol  thing phn- out after a time or two, auu  then the crook must devise .some other  scheme and have it'of such nature that,  the law can't reach him, for these fellows  are not quite,'in the criminal class. .At  least they are not so "in act. though they  are morally 1 ���������* ..."  "I had a customer once that'was pf the  crooked class, and .1 was everlastingly  watching him. He was able enough to  pav. but he just wouldn't if he could help  it 'and itVas'a-kmd of-race between us  all the-time. He lived, in another state,  and 1 shipped tiiy'stuff.lo him by express.  1 knew him well enough not to send anything except C. O. D.. and I felt sure, of  him "that way for any amount he 'might  "���������4  suppose 1  had made half  a dozen  Lipments- to him,   and   it  went so  easy  sh  that 1 .'became careless, and one day  rot me. -I had shipped him oO cases of  canned goods at so much per case, and at(  the usual time of receiving the money  from the .express company I received ,a  'uoti'neation'-thatHhe goods were-refused.*  -��������� and I learned  -c6urse.: and VW'was about to order the  -goodsr returned,, but the express people  told me it would cost $1 a case to get  them back, and I would save j>2o by et-  ting myself be beat out of 3>2o, so I submitted, and the man got his goods with  a profit to start on of $25.    > .  "What else could 1 have done and not  get stuck for more? Nothing, -and-the  crooked customer knew what I would be  forced to do before he i;efused the goods.  I have quit selling him. but he is still in  business/and the. Lord only-^nows how  many other honest merchants he is working his C* O. P. confidence game on. ���������  A   Sliniisrhxi   Rnuiov.  "No. I do not know what the European  concert   will-play."   observed . Li    Hun*  Chang. ,  Then, with a knowing.smile, he continued:  "But I should not be surprised if we  burnished the Tu;*-.n."���������Baltimore American. .  '���������"'''":.;;'D'idii't Know tlie Cause.  Mr. Sappy-Didn't you know, Miss  Mawy, that a horse kicked me once  and knocked me senseless?  She���������I didn't know that it was s  horse that did .it.���������Harlem Life.  ��������� "AUSTRAL! ANJ_RRIGATION.  Miles   of  Country   Reclaimed   and   Made  to liloom in   OimAntipodean  '   Sibtcr Colons'.,  Some   irrigation   experiments   of     a  remarkable   character'are,,at   present  being conducted in New South Wales,.  4.S  is  generally, known,   there  is     an  immense   inland   region,   used, exclusively 'for   pasturai  purposes,   embracing     an'     area     oi. several  thousand.,  square miles, and' graphically described  as  a waterless  country,  tlie  rain-  "fall  being slight,  and-the w*ter supply   extremely      precarious.    ; xct  was   not  until   within   the   last  vcars      that it was definitely known   ,  "that* abundance of water could be obtained   hot  only  from .the. cretaceous   ���������  '���������formation,-but also- from other rocks    ,   -.  underlying  the     soil  in   this- part  of  the  colony.    -Artesian   boring   in  New _     -  South "Wales  commenced  in  .1S79-.    m  which- year operations wpro  begun at  IC-niura,   a     station    - lying   between '  Bo'.irke   and   WiLcannia.      The' supply  was   tapped  at  a  depth   of   1-10   feet.,  and     the  ' eflluciiL , waler  rose  to  a  height  of  26  feet.'   In   1 Stvl   the  Colonial   Department  of Mines put  down  its  first bore in   search   of  water,*    a  small   supply   of   which   was   reached  at   89" feet.      Since   then" much   work  has  been,-done,     both  by  the-Govern-       ..  ment  and' by  private  enterprise.   ' On   '    f  ��������� the' ������0th   of November,   3S99,     there   -,������  were 73 completed' Government bores, i  while   12  were  in  progress,   and  contracts   had   been   let   for   others.      Of      "  those  completed  there' w.ere  49   flow- . . .  'ing,   vielding  a  supply .approximate-  - i  ]y  29,000^000  gallons -per' diem.'and <,  ]"6   from "which   a  supply   of  750,0C0 ' ;  gallons per-diem  can be pumped:  but,  in      the'     remaining  eight   bores   the.  search   for water   suitable  for'drink-    .^  ing -purposes   has- been ' unsuccessful.   '. ������������������'  'The'deepest bore sunk   in ,thc -colony   ;  is   that"   at ,    Dolgelly,,- on   the   road,   .  from  jN'iarce  to  Boggabilla;   which    is     *  down   --J-.OSG   feet,   yielding  a  flow of  ;  ,  745,200, gallons  i)cr  diem. . ���������������,  The next in  de;;th is   the', Rnncanya *.  bore  on  the Silvcrlon-Cobhaiu '   road, ,.  being'.'3,015  feeti  deep.      The ��������� largest" - :  flow has been  obtained at the Toolo- ,..'   '  4ra|bore, on the .road from. Walgett to '^  'Coonamblb.   which'yields"     approxim-    .  a.te'ly :i.000,000'gallons a day.      Thci--  watc'r  from   the  O-overnmonl'      bores,-  over, and   above   that" required       for*   .  traveling slock .and -donig-stic use.,'   is  being-used  for-'irrigation. ,    purposes,,  and' much, has��������� already :beeh  ,. accb'ui-.    ;  plished  in  this "direction.' At. tlie Pera  'bor'e-./SXmiles  from   Rourke,    _on  , the  Wana'ar ing'road, an area of 6S%'acre;  has been reserved for-an experimental -   -  farm., The^romaihder. of' the  land  has  been cut'up 'into' 20-acre-vblocks, all-of    -  which have  been -let" under- the homestead '��������� selection .provisions -     of       the  Crown   Lands  Act  of  1S95.       .Should'  future,  -results     real ire  the  anticipations  formed  by   tho^j . '  who       have  carefully,, studied .the' question:     it    is  possible that  the. vast     expanse   , of  treeless, 'waterless'touniry  at present  ,given up to* sheep, and which      is     a  source   of  heavy, loss   to" pastoralists  during"  prolonged -periods of   drought,  - may "become  studded       with      richly  r*fertile spots. '    The system   - of',,' soil  aeration now adopted, is said to have  proved   successful   ins every      respect,  and where only a-*few-years ago there  ��������� was  nothing but  dry   burnt' up  comr-  'trN,   may  now  be    .found       beautiful  gardens,  tilled with the choicest  flowers   growing   in. luxuriant     profusion,  anrl     orchards "'  filled   with      healthy   -  trees   giving  the   promise     of     future -  abundant   crops.  Ihit  there have been  ���������arying   results   on      the       irrigation  farms."    Several have  bel-n. successful, '  and-others  only  partially  so:      This,  hov.ever.  has "been  occasioned largely  by the character of the tenants.  Those  .possessing  real    agricultural,'   experience and .willing to  turn it    to    the  best-   account,     have found irrigation  fanning*a remunerative enterprise.    ,  " Strippiiigs Kicli iu'lfut.  > The, Farmer's Advocate says: That  there ' is a -marked difference in the  quality of milk first drawn'from the  cow.'as compared with that which  comes away towards the finish, was  clearly shown by an experiment carried out some time ' ago by a well-  known dairy expert. rIhis gentleman  found that while tho average per  cent, of butter fat in thc.iirf-t liah'  pint of milk withdrawn' from a cow-  worked out to'" only 1.32 per cent...  the. buttef fat in the slri.-ppings. or  the last half pint, amounted to over  ���������nine'per. cent. There was;', hardly any  dili'erence     in     the   percentage   of  the  i other 'solids'*.present in the last^.drawh.  ��������� milk.  he  AVlien lit-yinjr Off a Cow.       .  Tn dr.v ing off a cow. '��������� -the animal  should be ''put upon rather dry food  and the'quantity of milk withdrawn  at each meal should ' .be gradually  lessened���������in other words, a little  milk should always be left behind in  the udder. After a few days only as  much should', be withdrawn as is  found necessary in order to relieve  the animal of an uncomfortable pressure of the milk glands. In addition to this the cow should be given  about half an ounce of powdered  alum in drinking water twice daily,  and the udder shouV- h������ rubbed with  an ointment consisting of one drachm  of Belladonna extract, to an ounce of  lard.  Kcw IJelgiaii Sliite Kailrond.  The Belgian State Railroad management will build an.entirely new  line between Iirusse'.s and Ghent. 31  miles, at a cost of 1.5,000,000 francs.  This will be built to be worked by  steam, but with reference to  transportation ultimately into  electric railroa.d.  its  an  tt.\  ���������e l-Vl  .   'J)  u!'  1  -4 I  V  x L  ,i\  'H  ft  J  I  t ������������������..���������.���������:  "iS1- a  I "xZi.  i <  ' ft.  THE CMBERLAND MWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  Tire Money in HIb Poeliet.  young Pittsburger arose, from  his  "1  %    a  'A  ' bed one morning and, dressing,  went  do\vnrslairs to breakfast.'   As he sat at  tlie table he carelessly put his right  hand .into'his trousers pocket and was  -surprised,-to find $7.2").    He knew that  ' when he retired for the night he had  just, 25 cents and'' had fallen asleep  while .wondering where he could bor-'  row money the next morning. He was  highly ehited over the discovery, for,  although' he thought long and hard,  he could not, remember how he had  come into the possession of the money.  After work that day,he took a friend  .to the opera and later to supper. WheD  ho returned home about midnight, a  brother stepped into his room and said,  "Harry, did you, pay that bill "for me  today?"   , -  The yourig" man was almost dum-  founded. It all came to him at once.  Shortly after he had retired the pre-  -vious night his brother had entered the  room' and, placing the monej' in his  trousers' pocket, said: "Say, old man,  wlien you go dowu town tomorrow, 1  wish you would pay Mr.   that bill  I oavc him. I promised to let hiuj have  it by tomorrow.".  ' The young man was dozing at the  time.'and that accounts for his'Tailure  to remember whafhis brother had said  , to him. lie was kept busy borrowing  from friends to make up the -amount  the ne-xt day. and rhe declares that  hereafter his brother *-T''ll b������"j to pay  his own .bills.  Chronic Deha^gements of the Sto^iach,  Lives axd Blood are speedi'y -removed by  the active principle, of the ingredients entering into the composition of Parmelee's Vegetable Pil.'s. These pills act specifically on  the deranred organs, stimulating. 1o action  the dormant energies of the system, thereby removing diseMs^and renewing, life and  dtality to the afflicted. In this lies the great  secret of the popularity of Parmelee's Vegetable pills.  A Mun  Snld   This.  '"  "At the altar." said lhe-youthful.Bene  iiet. "woman promises to obey."'  "She lines,'" admitted' tin- elderly  13<*n-  ili.-i... ,  '"But  she 'doesn't   keep  that   promise."  went o'n the young man.  "Oh. well.", returned the other, "thai  depends largely on'how you ireat her. !t  'is almost always possible to compel <.���������!>���������-������������������  liieiu-e."  ������������������now?"  "\Vhy\*y-I have" found that the p;isi.--"  ���������iray is to find out what she has lirinh  determined to do and then tell her tu <:  it. Thus it is possible for a man In '-���������  lain liis (liguity-and self respect."���������Cli;  uAi;o Post.  HflTPT  BAriWlRAT Montreal.  Freo Bus. Am.  flUIfcli jDALfllUnAii,. p. $1.50 up.   E. P. *L0O ea.  There'* n Girl, Worth   llavins.  He���������I  don't believe your I'nther-will  ftive his consent. ���������  I haven't jrot much,  you know.  -She���������That doesn't matter. The������tir.������t  month we can live on love; the second  I'll begin to borrow, things from mam--  ma and about the third papa will get*  tired of it and'come to the rescue.���������  Stray Stories. * '  s*'-;.  I  RHEUMATISM CURED.  Jas. McKee, Lirinwood, Ont.  Iiachlin McNiel.        Mabou, O.B.  John A. McDonald,  Arnprior, Ont.  O. B., Billing, Markham.Ont.  John Mader, Mahbne Bay, IT: S  Ijewis S. Butler,        Burin,Ndfl.  These well known - gentlemen all assert that they were , cured by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Tripped   Up.  ,Mrs.. Newricli���������That Mrs. Hyart.is-a  "stuck up thine.  I  know just as much,  she does.   .-She needn't  Chronic Dei.angements'of the Stomach,  Liver and Blood are speed i y removed by  the active principle of the ingredients entering into,the com position of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. These pills act sp cifjeally on  the deranaed organs, stimulating *o action  the dormant' energies of the system,' thereby removing diseuse and renewing life and  vitality to the afflicted. In this lies the great-  secret- of the popularity of Parmelee's Vege  taule pills.  The"dilT(M'ence Ketween a fort and a  toVt.-ess Ih-s, !:i tin- fact that the former,  ���������s iit'si^ned in 1 '">nTj:in solely tin- jrarri-  -on ,-iinl Uieir im;:::ti(Mis.   while lhe hit  er' is* i')tii-!i 'a  i-ii.\   eont-iMimg a  large-  lli! ��������� ���������'   <���������  t  nniK-oiiiiial.Mi'ts  , about inu.siC as  ?<>'l funny.   *   \  f*.aaii".s.  .Browne���������Why  done? <  Mrs. Newrieh,���������()lf.  she tried to trip  - me  np   today���������aski'd   me   if   I'd   ever  lizard    somebody's     "Songs     Without  'Words."-  wbat   has   she  TRY IT.���������It would be a gross injustice to  confound that'standard healing agent, Db.  Thomas' EcijEctbic Oin, with the ordinary  unguents, lotions and salves. They are  , oftentimes inflammatory and astringent.  The Oil is, on the contrary, eminently cooling and soothing when applied externally to  relieve pain, and powerfully remedial when  swallowed.  ���������   " LEST WE FORGET."  Ladies' of Canada :-       ' '  The bond of union between the"  mother, country and her colonies , is  strong. -In time-of necessity the col-,  dnies ,-h'ave always been, loyal. - Patriotic- Canadian ladies, while they  cannot bea&.arms in time of Avar, con-  ^assist their brother colonists in���������a  substant'i'air way. Ceylon rand .India  produce <t/ the finest * GREEN teas.'  Drinkers of -Japair" teas should' try'  them. _ titfonsoon, Salada and Line'  Kibbon -packets arc known, to ,a!K'���������  Colonist.  '    .   ��������� ' .    '  TrlckH.of His Trnde.  A visitor at one of the local prisons became interested .in one of the-prisoners,  who was being detained for picking'pockets. He. frankly admitted his guilt and  spoke of his business in the same way  that a tradesman would boast of his ex-  ��������� pert ness'.  "What I. would like to know is," said  the visitor, "how you know where a victim has his money."  "Easy enough," replied the "leather  snatchcr," smiling shrewdly. "When ye're  in a crowd jest holler 'Look out for pickpockets!' and all of them, men and women, will instinctively place their hands  where'they, have their money. Now that  you know Avhere to look for the stuff you  can go to work quietly.    See? . ���������  The visitor thanked the jailbird for the  information and w**s moving away when  "���������heJatSer called him back.  "Here." said he: "I don't want that.   It  isn't worth over a couple of-dollars," and  he ret 11 rned a pin  that had lately adorn  ed  the visitor's scarf and   which  he had  ninpL'd while iui cm versa tion  with him.  A . Shift in jr   Location,  "Midgely    is ' a    poetical    fellow.      I  asked liim how rail his new sweetheart  is.     He, answered.  "Just  ns  tall  :is my  heart.'  "There is no-sense in-rhat���������anyway  not in .NlidgHvV'ease. . He rold-me that  the lirsi time trie'-giiTs gruff old father  came into I he. parlor hi-* _������������������������-:> i;i was in  his boots."  There is more Catarrh in this section of th������  country than all other disease-* ��������� put together,  and until the last few years was supposed to be  incur.-ble. For a tr eat many years doctors pronounced it a local disease, and prescribe.i local  .remedies, and by constantly failing to euro  with local treatmen*, pronounced it incurable.  Science has proven .catarrh to be a constitutional disease, and therefore 1 equires constitutional treatment.' Hall's Catarrh cure, manufactured by F. J. Cht-ney & Co., Tnledo, Ohio,  ���������is the only constitutional cure on the market.  It is taken internally in doses from 10 (irons to  a teaspoonful It acts directly on the blood and  mucous surfaces of the system. They offer one  hundred dollars for any case it fails to cure.  Send for circulars and testimonials.  Address,      F. J. CHENEY Ss Co., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Halls Family Fills are the beat.  PALE AND BLOODLESS.  THOUSANDS OF ANAEMIC GIRLS  HURRYING TO THE GRAVE.  A Young liady at - Cobourjc,   Out., Whose  ' Case Was rroiiounced Hopeless, Tells  HotrShe Regained Health and Strength  ���������A tebson to Mothers'.  Anaemia is the term used by doctors  to indicate poverty of the blood., The  alarming, especially among young  girlsr and a large percentage of the  altogether too 'numerous cases of consumption which annually ravage the  country have their origin in this  trouble. The first indication of anaemia is a pale, sallow or waxy complexion. This is folloAved by loss of  appetite, frequent headaches, indispo-  tion to exertion, swelling or "limbs,  violent heart palpitation and frequently' fainting fits. These symptoms  may not all be present, but the more  there are the greater the urgency for  prompt and effective treatment,which  should be persisted in until all traces  of the trouble have, vanished. Among  the thousands who have been brought  near, to the. brink of the n'rave \\-b\n  this trouble,, and ultimately restored  to health through', the use, of Pr.  Williams' Pink 'Pills,- is Miss Bella  Boyd, an estimable young lady whose  home is at Cobourg. Miss Boyd gives  her experience as follows :--��������� <  "It is nearly ten years since my illness first commenced, and although I  was doctoring more or less' I received  little or no benefit, as the doctors  did not" seem to understand my trouble. Xwo years ago my health became so bad that another doctor was  called in; and he stated that my case  was a most severe type of anaemia,  and that* while He could help me the  trouble had progressed to such a  stage that ,ho 'could hold out little  hopes of a'cure. ��������� At this time I was  as pale, as chalk,*-my eyelids were  swollen and would hang down over  my eyes like sacks of water. My feet  and limbs would,swell,-and were always cold. I was subject to violent  headaches, severe palpitation of the  heart, and if. I stooped .'iver I would  be so dizzy that I,could scarcely regain an upright position. My appetite failccl ,me almost entirely, and I  grew ��������� so weak that I was a mere  wreck. While in -this .condition I  read in a newspaper -*f tlie cure of  a young girl- whose case was much  like mine, through the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I determined  to try them." ��������� Those who knew me  did not think any medicine'could do  me any- good or that I would ever  get better, but I determined at all  events to give the pills' a fair trial.  I have used them for nearly a year  with the result'*that I feel like a new  person. The "swelling in my eyelids  and limbs has disappeared; my appetite is good'and my face is regaining  the'color which left it years ago. I  can sow and do work about the house  and this great change in my" condition is clue solely* to the use of Br.  Williams' Pink Pills.- It is not too  little to say that they have saved my  life and !��������� strongly. urge girls who  are similarly alhicted to give them a  thorough' trial. ������  -WHAT  IT LACKED.  is the deadliest and most  painful malady to which  mankind is subject. Dodd's  Kidney Pills will cure any  case of Bright's Disease.  They have never failed in  one single case. They are  the only remedy that ever  has cured it, and they are  the only remedy that can.  There are imitations of.  Dodd's Kidney Pills���������pill,  box and nan '���������������������������'- '.-������������������*----  tions are dange- '  original and only ^enuir:.  cure for Bright's Disease is  ,3<  Ella Wheeler Wilcox denounces tlie  use of the word "lady" and advocates  the substitution of "woman." Ella must  desire to kill off the coon song.���������Tacoma  Daily Ledger.  Wp have always maintained that Sona-  rnr .Mc.Millan is one of tlie few Michigan  -.talesmen -who can push an oflicp seeker  nut of a truth story window *i<wil make  him believe he went down 1 lit* elevator.  I  A   "Tfl-N-T/iNA "  RELIANCE CIOAB  LA      1LIO-UAHA,      FACTORY. Montreal  EY  8   L--EL-a-feaff  Dodd's Kidney Pills are  fifty cents a box at all  druggists.  BANKERS AND  I BROKERS. . . .  j>    362 MAIN ST., WINNIPEG  I *���������*  L   Stocks and  bonds bought, sold and  (\ carried   on  margin.   . Listed  ft mining stocks carried  ^������������������������������������������������*S*S-6-S*5���������-2���������*e���������;���������-S*���������*S$':-<&,P  OftHaiiifflflMHitflii^  BROKERS, ETC.,  Dominion Bank Building, Winnipeg  Money lent at lowest rates.  Stocks and bonds bought and sold.  Railway and other farm lands in  Manitoba and 1ST. W. T. for Bale.  Maps and folders sent on application.  Gait coal from Lefhbridge.  Prices quoted to all railway points.  A Bitter Blow to tlie Man Who Wfl*  Proud  of His  City.  "Well," said- the prominent citizen  proudly, after having conducted his visitor around in one of the finest automobiles ever built, "What do you think of  the place, anywayV"  "Oh, it's-quite a metropolis in some respects. Still, of course, it's'really only a  one horse town, after' all."       "   c ���������  "Wh-what?" gasped the man who had  been twice mayor and once the representative in congress of his beloved city, "a  one horse town! My dear fellow, have  you seen the new census reports'?' Look  ,at the population we have! Here, let me  ' show you our figures as compared with  some of the other large"���������  '"Yes, I know all^about that. You have  made a fine gain during the last ten  years, as far as people go. But it'isn't  people alone .that count."  "1 know that. Still. 3-011 must admit  that we have some, fine public buildings  and that our business streets are well  built   up."  "I know. Your postoflice, courthous-.-.  city hall, public library and art gallery  are all very fine. Tour boulevard and  park systems are excellent, too, aiid one's  first impression on entering the '���������place is  of a thriving, bustling business center.  Your Chamber of Commerce .struck".me  as being particularly fine from an architectural standpoint, and your public-  school, buildings seem to be models of  their kind." "   t  The. prominent citizen ran his fingers  ���������iip through his hair and shifted his  weight from one leg to the other. He  looked doubtfully at his visitoffor a moment, as if not quite sure that he had  understood.  Then he said, half bitterly:  "And yet you think it is a one horse  town?" .  "Why, yes, certainly," was the reply.  '"You have only a nine hole golf course  here,   you   know!'  The   Innocent   Victim.  Funny Man (suddenly)���������He doesn't cut  auy ice. does ht-V  innocent���������Who?  Funny Man--The coal man.���������Detroit  Fret Press.  The Voice of Envy.)  "- Upson���������-They say Miss Muchcash has  rented a flat.  Dotrnes (one of the rejected)-���������Only  rented? I heard she'd married him.���������  Kansas City Independent.  Minard's Liniment Cnres Garget In Cows.  Popnlar Women. ���������<  I was told the other day that the most  successful women in the social world  were women of few words. Is that the  secret of their success. I wonder? It  must have something to do with it. 1 am  sure, says a writer. I was also told that  the game of golf had exerted an influence  ,on women which was apparent in a failing away of the talking habit and the  vivacity which occasioned 'it. A vivacious woman is helpless on the -golf links.  The calm woman, steady of eye and  brain, is the only one who can hope to  become a good player. Fussin-ess is' sib  solutely ridiculous iu the game, and feminine eyes are quick to, note it. If golf  will'do for the sex what lectures and  medical advice, even ridicule, has failed  to 'accomplish, let us welcome the game  with arms strelchc-d even wider than they  are at present: It has a rule which forbids one to talk while another, plays, and  the task of hunting the elusive little  white ball, is one that does ,not require  companionship; hew*.! speech, is,' out ot  the question.' A few years ago could you  even imagine'a woman spending'three or  four hours without gabbling aboTifneai ly  everything in creation7 It is done frequently now, but (inly hy,golf players.  Unfortunately the player.**, are but a very  small pait/if the sex liiiit talks t<-o much  There never was, and never will be, a  universal panacea, in one lenicdy, for all ills  to whioh flesh is heir���������the very nature of  many curatives being such ,that were the  germs of, other and differently seated , diseases rooted in the system, of the patient-7-  what would relieve one ill in turn would aggravate-the other. We have, however, in  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,  unadulterated state, a remedy for many and  grievous ills. By its gradual and judicious  use the frailest. systems are led into convalescence and htrength by the influence which  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  .It relieves the drooping, spirits of those'with  whom a chronic, 6tate, of morbid despondency and lack of nlterest in life is a disease,  and, by tranquilizing the,nerves, disposes to  sound and refreshing sleep���������impaits vigor  to the action of the'blood, which, being  atimulated,_ courses1 throughout^ the veins,  strengthening the hea 1 thy animal*functions  of the system, thereby making activity a  necessary result, strengthening the, frame,  and giving life'to the digestive organs, which  naturally demand increased, substance���������re-  sult,;improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman,  of Toronto have given to the public, their  superior-Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gauged by the opinion of scientists, this  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All,druggists sell it.  A Rear rat nprement.  -' "Jes' think o' some people havin' three  meals a day reg'lar!" sighed Ploddim;  Pete.  "Yes," answered Meandering Mike. "1  hates.to see 'em wastin deir opportune  ties. Dey could jes' as easy have th re-  short rests,a-day an oat all do-balane*  .0' de time."���������"Washington Star.  ,   The  Fir������i Roll vr -He Ever M:ide.  "Oh,  yes'.  I  have always kept  Hie fir*-*  dollar, I' ever made.'   -It  was siu-h a. l-.n  - pif;co of'.work that I couidn't.spend it."  Aad  1 he.,counterfeiter laughed 'he-artil.-*  at the  ������������������r-r-olle'-'tion.���������Detroit Journ">i.    ���������.  We have no hesitation in saying that Dr.  f. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is without  doubt the best medicine ever introduced for  dysentery, diarrhoea, cholera and all summer complaints. &ea sickness, etc, It promptly gives relief and never fails to effect a positive cure. Mothers should never be without  'i bottle when tteir children are teething.  Her Preference.  Jack���������Don't you think that woman,'  as a rule,, prefers a man who is her  master?' ' ,  Ethel���������Xot at all. She prefers one  who think he is.���������Smart Set.  English   archers   jn   battle   used   the  !<���������*���������!ikbow.   Frond)    nrehers   tho    cros-i-*.  bow.    The longbow was certainly thf  Metier.  For 5Q Years  mothers have been giving their  children for croup, coughs and  colds ,  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure.  Mothers���������have jj/<?2������ Shiloh in  the house at'all times? Do  you know just where you can  find it if you need it quickly���������  if your little one is gasping  and choking with croup? 'If  you haven't it get a bottle.  It will save your child's life.  '"Shiloh always  cured  my   baby   of   croup,  coughs and colds.    I would not be without it.  MRS. ROL.IXSON,,Fort Erie. ,  Shiloh's'Conimiiiptlon  Cure is sold l>y all  druggists  in  Citnuria and United States at  25c, 50c, SI.OO i������ bottle.   In Great Britain  at   In.   2(1., 2������. 3d., and  4n. Ad.   A printed   ,  Kitaraiitoe robs   witli every bottle.   If you  are not satisfied jjo to your druggist and ,  fet-f-our money back.  Write for illustrated book on Consumption.    Seat  will-out cost to you.  S. C. Well* & Co., Toronto.  Where the Snn Wjih Setting:.  "1  suppose you   rc.-id   iny  poem,"   said'-  he. _ , A  "I .read the first  line,"'answered"Miss  Cayenne!.   ."It set .me thinking'so deeply '  I  couldn't go on. '  I -know it hy heart���������  'The'sun was setting in the west.'"      . '��������� ���������*  "But  that  isn't  the  hest-thing in-the  poem." ' '"  ' .,  ���������"Perhaps   not.   but   it   is   absorbingly  ,mysterious.    I have been anxious to meet ,  you and  inquire whether you ever knew  of'a case where the sun set in the north,'  east or south."���������Washington Star.  Not Afraid of Her!  '   "Why are you putting all-those sharp,  dagger like things in your bat?" "asked.  tlieohushand'Of* -Mrs! Strouginind.  '"I a'ui hoping The hat snatching worn-,  an will grub it in her bands while I am.  down town." replied Mrs. Stronginind.  closing her lips Ormly and putting a'  few more sharp, and glittering stickpins in her headgear.���������Chicago Trib-  'une!   ' '���������'���������./'  ���������  ���������  ���������  '���������.  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  :  ���������  ���������  ���������  I  I  ���������  :  :  !  I Recommend  I BABY'S OWN SOAP J  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  At Your  Door.  Our handsomely illustrated 100page Catalogue  .will be sent you on application.  This will place the  largest and choicest  jewelry stock in Canada  at your disposal.  We are doing business  on the closest possible  margin of profit, guarantee safe delivery of goods  and cheerfully refund  money if you are not  thoroughly satisfied.  Ryrie Bros.,    '  Yonce and Adelaide Sts.,  halMl?nd    TORONTO.  Established IS54.  to all mothers^who want their babies  -   to have pink, clean, clear, and  ,   healthy skin.  "       Made of the finest materials.  No soap, wherever made, is better.  ^ 'THE ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO., MONTREAL  ��������� Manufacturers of the Celebrated  * ALBERT TOILET SOAPS. +  ������������������������������������������������������<������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������*���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������  Married women should all  know of Golden Seal, "The  Wife's Friend." a certain  euro for Leueorrhea and  ail irregularities. Hag  been used by thousands  of woni.cn. A trained  nurse will answer all enquiries. $1.00 i>er box,  sufficient tor one -"aont-hf  treatment.. Address Golden  Seal Medical Co., Toroniw.  Oat. and WlnmlpM-:, Man.  For -.ale \jy ������U DrnggUU.  rtra  HONEY.  -4--���������������ft***���������f ���������������������������^--���������--^-.>���������^-���������"^-.������������������-^-.������������������^-.���������- -^-���������' *f-'>-  t" To Loan on improved farina at cur-   ?.  ? . rent rates. ' Write to                             -^-.  t" NAliE-s, BOIiX.sSON  A   BLACK,        *  i. WINNIPEG,  MAJf.                                  T"  ������lnnnfacturecl  by THOS. LEE, Winnipeg,  Catholic Prayer $%������&*������&������:  alai-H, Religious Pictures. Statuary, and Church  Orui'.me-its, Educational Works. Mall orders receive prompt attention, b, & j, sadiler & Co.,Monireal  Instruments, Drums, TJnilbriiis, Etc.  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAVE A  BAND.  Loivest prices ever quoted. Fine catalogue  50. illustrations mailed free. Write u������ for .-uiy-  tbinff in AIuHie or Musii-al Instruments.  Whaley Royce & Co., Tor^n?^:^L  oxyd o usro &..  (Trade Mark Registered November 2-i, 1890.)  Dr. Sanolie agrees to lake instruments back  at half price if parlies using them are not benefitted aftor using for five weeks.  F. Free, Winnipeg, says: I have used "Oxyd-  onor*' for two weeks for Bronchitis and'Catarrh' of the Head, and I feel  ike a new man.  Mrs. F. L. Cook, Winnipeg, says:   T had suffered untold agonies lrorn Br.-ght's '  it relieved mc of Puin, and ii 3,x Vv.*���������  cured.  JiTr. W. Gi* Ell worth v, Winnipeg, says: I have -  suffe ed for (>*., years with articu.ar iheumatisra;  Wif in hospital for 5 weeks, and used almo3t-  every remedy, including mesmerism g-alvan-  ism, electric belt, etc I have used Ox\ donor  10 days and received more benefit; than from  ������������������iiytliing else.  Mrs. Gng'ier. Winnipeg, says: I have used it  beneficially wilh my Jumily whenever sick,  and it has cured rue of severe indigestion and la  grippe.  SuVdealers wanted in every district. Address  Vv'm 1'. tJibhins, Grain Exchange, Winnipeg.  Sen'd for Booklets of grateful reports.  ���������        ���������   '?-  *. A  -. -  N. U.  301. ijj fctmm-M-itf-tj.u---ii-ii-������ti->--a������j*-jJ iftla-J...-'  te--**ft-'*l-i'������*-'j|*fc*(**W-*-*-^^  a.gaff^^3ii'^*->fjyiwitJwi-^^-i^* ^wuaOTW-mw j-w wwla jit ���������* ^at|. fre������������a-<  I  If:  pi ���������  fe?,?;  V  *J#I  ������������������#*���������  If,  ill       /  m -  is: ���������  I! -'  (^  TkLB ��������� CUMBEPv'-LAND  NEWS  Issued Svery   Wednesday.  ST Cm'., i-j lit  .L.t--_ r*i -:  'a candy bee.  w. b'. 'anj)EksOjst,  KOI to  'jsclii-n;  Calory  ECec������;ts5f.'  The columns of The New* are'open to ������.  who wish to express therein views on mat-  ersof public  interest.  While .ve do not hold ourselves respous:  blefor the utterances of correspondents, v  reserve   the right   of   declining  to  inser*  UNNECESSARY WASTE..  ���������**<- sriu of SUKlU Fn"*��������� ������tm1 Small  ' j * \ i   'j * r t* l a* 2-1 -i-i *-*?���������* *^������  roT,c-5Cv..-iv.e r-nu-ios of i^in.-ccs'-iu-y  Vasu-Mimi ibonvtM.iwfnrm.a Coun-  itrv (Soiiili'iuuii v.-ritcr hays. _- -*<i  ���������aiVcnsr those with u'-'lhis w^ou us 1������k*  * .8m u-,. ������..!������. due u, laiM.uess  7..,. '..,���������."���������:.. iuK^4 :��������� ia hs-*ir ^'haps-  ������ small loss. But M^ l������������.t(,,p";  ,,',.1.,/e 1.-5 i!:������t  v.o s-hovJo io������:ru b-sso"-'  fV;:.:;ti.'.. ..,--11 \������**������* ���������<> ^M I;15]-  W or"ihe sua*,*.    WecnnonlyP.^  t,. novi' W������������on'tlmu it was jjoesN.h'  ,f, 'u8"to Ou this .war. The {HI j;������e  -C-..*u>r s'.-oxus n������rt 10 \w,������������ur.hoi\ vx.la  .tl-:M which now l������..hni always wau^  - *, .-vunug u^ttor, :l-jt-eN\ua'7f;":  ���������rt:o.-:i!:c.,ui('V.^'-f-,1i������.c:-.-'nlv.Mhaiob.  -    5I.l.!���������������Vortfort!ieM'ci.prlonotgvn.nP  ������,-* ���������������������������V'-JOt   bO   :-.ll  Ci������JV  ������������������������   li*'-i-   t"Ji''   l)Ul '  .   ^li;-?*.-^^^ ^r lv- ^M.T:ii: for tho  .Vrv,fu;   fall).'    Qui*  .-.'.nn-nsv/ard   to   be-  rj'-^Tcv. m-r-son.! tin* himl for-the oats ,  '    -.wilJ bo -Mowed, nxul t!u-n the pn-pam*  .     ii.w 01 'those lioi������is  in   th, si)-.-1l.S.   by  ith* use of the la.-re V *!^'��������� ^h(   ?;  it&rs   with  all  new  parts,  which  cats  .the foul growth off clean, will be imu.p (  - '. .comparatively short, and iho corn,  tatoes and  cabbage  can  come  ...  .o.  '   !their proper sluiro-of attention aad a-  ���������the right time. ���������    .  The loss on the late potato crop of  ���������' our .county  alone,  catfsed  by  beh* a  ������������������     little  behind  time,  amounts   to  thousands of dollars",  while  fleh s  plantcfl  Jten days or two  weeks carl ,r uudei  .similar conditions 'proved nil ns������t.      .  Then' if the wheat crop whi. ^0 ma-  terlallv.lessoned from-the pITp-j-tm <*���������! <^  ' inseet'aud the,newly d;*bov,-r*.-u worn:  these could be gnci-Jr.l aRi-.m-t.,   ,1k  ports wo have cor.i'l bo hi-provpil iipo,  ���������   by   Introdui'-iuic   *������������������-���������������������������-*   lR'Yv"    v,:\l':!''^  ,     ^���������eat-v.vin^rvi^tl.V.bou^.  trt    1*3    M    'l'''*--*"*-'^  Ji'or I*a������tsi^   * '���������"---  is- best   stored    in    m-ucbes.    :  'nu'w* u.siiiiUy di^ 0 tn-uc-h not over  ,  f,...t  w;<te au.i jiisi  d^-P -^nou-ih  to  ";-.V the tups oi" tho 1.hints to the sur-  Pt.o   level.     Iu   1P-.--S -ui>   tLe   p!an!:5  ,;,���������,  sod   way   be   leu  on, the   roots.  \JuRf --rowers knoeU all the soil od  lo  ,-ive   M^ *-������������������-'���������     l'"^'   the  Plantd   1U   tiU"  --ucli'vory c-losoly uiyeiiiej-;  then  ci-  .i-t-j- hjv'a sin/it lioavd ru-ioss the top,   ���������  . ��������� -, \.^-r.--< ii    or n-ii'ie n  specfes ot'  ' ou-'-h from two bofii'dri. pv.t tnjjelher  a a'V shape and phice.uns cover ovc.t  ,ne treiK-h. Close lhe,end with straw  "h.jvos. so ihU there will be���������suino  ,-eni.iatiou. ,  \\'\,c\ cf-ld woatlu-i- besius. ))��������������������� so:ne  _  ,()il   ���������vlm-   the    top   and    inter   eoarse,  .ll|inUTO   if   desired.      As    the    c-lc-i>  .weats a good  deal  when  Ui.t  stored  *.  K not'\vi'-*e to PW tho soil covLM-iii-i  -'m at once, but it u-itsi he put on waen  ���������a-ally cold weather sia.-ts.' rfome ^'ov^-  or-s use a wide trench, luakimj u ^>������llt  four   feet  wide,    a    board   Ik-Iiis   run  through  the center ,to Keep the ceh^y  ri!iS,   crowtllng   too   cicely   together  This is covered with a peaked rool  Ji  boards,  having ventilators'nt reasona-  hlo dlstaucea; which are tilled wuh .bt-  ter.in vt-ry severe weuthor to Ueep ute  frost off. ' . .���������,-.  ^Vhcre only a Utile celery is Kro;vn  for family use it is quite V������������������������**  ro stand the plants ia a box deep  enoush to hold them, unvirus a ayei or  ioainonihcbottbia. Alcv^*.  b0 ho.i������d into the sides pi the box. ami  ..-,--.'-���������1. those a little water can He $iy  ^Smtin... to time as the loam dr-es  out. fiueb a box as this may he V^  lu.aeonicr.if the' cellar, aad tho celei,  will then keep well. ,     ���������    -  Still another way fcr th? noni.- ^rov  er   savs  \UrM >'ew   Yorker m eonc.n-  <Iom 10 the foresolnr*, I- 10 ta!:e l������e oh  sonam| uinnumouto;t;.H'fw'.i>������;  .,,  n   m'ne  loam imrt  stai'-r :he -f-e. ��������� J  close toseilKT In thi-s.    Cover with ru<-  Piuutevs and when  om-.y severe, ���������yel..:.  ;r eon:.-r. till the frame eienr "P ������o  (,n>  with  h'ay  or  leaves,     ilephye  ������l,e  Pashes   or   shutters   and   p.le   uay   ot  straw over the top.  'Sap*? !-���������" ���������*"���������   C"nti'T������   C���������*������������������..*!������.        _     _  Professor  Craig  oi   Iowa  wiy*  1'.   -���������  Phk.Ov the use of rape s>s a ry-L-w i-n.p.  ^Toniin/suochlom-e  win-:-  o^.er-  lo<������  I   grows  are not nvnilaWo. -that  w< .-s  .-  Its "holiest    value,      Un������Pr   tovo  conditions iris usually ready 10 ten I ,*���������  .-f3;..i:a:  1.:  he;'.t  ;y i-  i-tii*  iv  -lCjirJJ-i--c?--:---i-*  -SJT---U .n.:*.---*-----*-- --.-������������������"���������������������������:  ���������which was raised in et. >.:- ���������  ' itho- white, ami   this  win1  'factory.  "V.'e'iMi-T.-J'rod ioss ti:roi..Q-i n  Unu-s  'ot   l.-ei-os":!-1    if.     c:.'".'f"   " '���������    '"  ittiueSi dreaded   pear P*'.."'-****   ^mi.  ������*  a^HrSMon of whale od *-oap *^-V':'-  rat   the in-opoT-  tww  would   h--vo  '>'^'      ,  '������������������mwh  iMore effe.-t-m! and, ������',.,:h   uay    I  ���������caused  less  injury   to  the  ::��������� '      ]  ^ve expect to pr-dii by oar i:=i-:jvb.  Now.   ^   the   many   whe   i..^'    l-;';v  ���������sorely   tronl-lod   to   provi.j     r*������"<.    ���������->  .th.Mr'live stock on account 01  use ?>������_���������������  araeted drought   will  e: per r. v ji.  <*   --  .tie with.rnvarf-Krse:: rape -.n . a ... .  i am certaiu that tlie;r .--.../rts ������ ... "���������  -woli rev.arded.    We sowed -3  hve rw.--  ..plot. and  it   has nu*:;>shi -j   m* :���������   ���������"���������-*'_  .amount of feed for su.re eal ,;e ou, i.-.;  iilio lonjr rtroiijrlM at a time v-'^u e> e- ���������  .thing el*u seemed 10 be si///.H:ifi ^ 1.1  :sun.  Straw Covpr������; SfC-i-.o^Ke,  WhcrethestiiMvstaekisa far^ fea  -tare aa  icehouse,  uiexpensive'.  oul^ e.  ���������rectivo. ran easily be coudm** u \.*\u -���������  .aP shown iu U^cmj^^^^*^0'  r--~*--*'**~-**-^^==���������'"m:=== I  f  -)  7  ������l'i *'' "A.  P'1/ K  v\'������t ���������    V      j     ���������A*-^\       ���������   ,(.  ,\ ,-"������. '-A'/---'- V-K-,  ri?   "?������   D11-.5   Tn    'CbnflnW   D4i������n   Pty������������.  T!.������ c!ed old days wh,eii a marsb-  n.-'io-vr t'-;::;1ed suureptnionslv over fi  candle qr a low turned -nan .li t.s( o������i������d a  triumph of. bmvadt) and euiiiiary i*"Ui  .0 tne Millecie p'.rl ase pvevpa-t. an 1  f..-v ut) 1'J date yo.^ng wonv. n now  seek th.- el'issic shades without ir.c.ucl-  ii-.f in tiieii''sehoia:-tic n\ittit a'V-.-alinr  dl"h and as many of its accessories a  thev ean'cejiv.pa^s.   .  I'i   many  oi  the  we stein   ni:Mver:-iTy  'towns where coeducation prcva-'s tlie  horrrltv aud fi-atei-idty houses fnrmsu  tljV sta-40 sellings for week.y  rui'hnjr  dh'b candy bees.'those sweet  luacuona  which   usually   take jdace   r-iturday  PV-Hinss.   Kaeh girl coimis armed with  hot- own di-sli audrher own favorite rec-  j.jos    while   the   masculine  element   In  ,1k. role of .-itu-udan! squires are Icep.  b-if-v  sfielliuK nuts, ehoppinp  hgs ar.������  raisins,   praiin?   cocoar.ut   or   poppies  corn.    While paper caps nride* to imi  t-ne'the  French   chefs nnd  bir^vvh^e- -  ai.rona are worn  hy all these contestants   for culinary   honors.     fhe   lonpr  dinins? "table  is   left   without   a   c.oth.  while a tray nt  each  place holds the  chnfins dishes.   All of the adjuncts are  placed' near at band before the actual  cool.iiui tfewins-'nevor omitting pienty  of soft loweis and a bottle of olive,01)  in case the alcohol sprils* over on  the  polislH-d table.   The Instant this occur*  (and no chafing dish party is ever mi  '    ciune from accidents of this kind) a lit-  t������e oil is poured on.the spot and,the 0..  ��������� and alcohol "sopped" up wdh towes.  ���������       Evervthing in tlie way of uuts,_ can-  I   diccf fruits and popcorn.can. be uri.isetl,  *   lu'chnliiia: dish confectionery,    'lo  :n*  ��������� !   crease'the fun aud jollity fudges a;.e  ,1   often appoint- d aud prlao* olTered  lor ���������  i   the   uio'^  original' doaipus  or  for   Uie  most succeasfnl combination's, ot  color  i   or Qavor. '  -, ,  i The iVdowirig recipes for fudaes and  i candies havo all 'n- n fi-qv-nfy test-d  : nnrl 'pronounced the bo*.t of their k.nd.  1 'accoulins tofcTah!e Talk, which prof-  . 'oces them as above''. . ,"  1      Pecan   Candy.- Any   one    who    uaa  over lived iu  New Orh-ans  is ftimihar  ,    with the delicious e.vamed  pecan  ������-aa-  i   dyfor which  the old darky  ma mimes  I "are'famous the world ov. r    These c:.n.  : 'd'i-a are easily made. aUhci^h it :s du-  ficiait iu the uovth  to proeure t.ie  ncu  bmwn susar.   the   w-nuiue   prodi.ct  of  ^c.cani'     The li?rht   brown  or eou.-e  ���������sii-jar of  out n.a-',:ets   is.   however,  a  fairlv sood snhsntuTo. , To a pound ol  ������i?Wr add   two-thirds  of  a   cuprul   o,  ftc'iHiT?   water   and    two   eveu    table-  ���������HUoenVuis of sweet buiu:r.    Stir unt.l it  melts.    Add ju-d a pinch cf crennr oe  I.-J  u&s  Ji  ���������- -  %  f. 's \  *���������/ "'.  ���������"���������  \ ' ��������� ' *   '1   *  . f  11  -  t*R'>  ;,-"vV *  V,'..'  1      \ ('  *-v.^-i'  1 ��������� ^  .-'3*3  ���������' T  >;  1  ���������--���������-.-5  a i -J i ���������.-���������"  ���������-��������� sn  > -;/  %���������  ^ '���������  t.   -  \y.:  *-fj-/ '"'���������3/' j -'-���������*������������������  >' I  if  v.  1' ^  "-zpfir    V"T"^ it "7   -s* *"fa'T     Tf?-1 :","l '-'p      y-,-.     *-v;*' \ ,-*j'1 i-^  I' > '".. *:  "it.  ���������"^.  ������,U . .     ���������������-���������  ������ -''       <-   ���������������'"-'���������        ������������������*���������-,���������        ������������������ ��������� ��������� ,    /!jj'v a Is -"    sv*'-- !"--b.������" s'.-H'*'--'"-'*--'-    ���������'.li.  ������      .....   .      ,     > D^^,*>  THE  U1������ST   ��������� PpESh, LSg.BP  P^������l   in 'nit i'kovince  ' STEA^.* .'Beer,   A i.e.   and ^Porter.,  V   -^nn'v'-ill hcmuHor'infonnatioft   fading -to  coi^ktion   o  '   ���������     ". .JLiEH-HY.BEIFKh,   Ma/tqi/t .  %  *' 'F>: P; S  'Wholesale'  V/ine   aod  ���������  Liquor  co  March ant  NANAIMO;  B-:C  ,E)ireet [roport^-^^  ���������f Wbvte and McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Wu-.slcy,  ,.1S  Watson' &' Co.. Dundee, Clcnhyet.     _  R. McN.sh & Go., Gl'asyow, -Dr: Special.  A'   Ucinciara and JamaLa Ram,  Game-'Stout and Bass'Ale.  iMcne-h CoSnacs in the very best quahue-,.  Pon, Shcn-y, Claret-,,Etc.,,litc. . /      ���������  M  fi  m  '4*i  ALWAYS ON*H/VNN-A Gtirlo'd of.  LH'r;!iT5-  V  aike*f ' S^-Son's  Rv  YbUg&L.'LI,  I '-vss  cj    Whiskies  p. b. BOX 14.  I,  MI-V3  It  ol-  ,iu, and \Vas'^i,*-'dlr':Il"lS  (li<]10.  t.'it-tar ar.il   let   ������!  /**  ���������. . - - '.���������   .  i'.V  ..'������������������ .1.  f'   -*''^-%   '���������  7     ,     t-,v--\   , *:  y(   i-v/lyl���������..'   .   -M\.     J   1(1   -      ���������      *.  ^  J     v   ���������( \>r       1-.  '.V~"<\.  \  ,^*y'  ,'<���������     i,    -J.';' '-*  !��������� ������������������. V   ,   ,'  w '*.   .'   *.  i  ft    :  \.i"  V  -, *������������������" - .���������������-----���������'"  "'��������� p     ".'������������������?   "'  I'/  \ A  Kiin-h,- nuril a.di^P ������f it yd. n:a!:e a  .-.of" brJi ^hen rol!-*d betweu-n the Un-,  n,r, \Tf'>i- Lhe fibers in ice water before tasting "'hen the drop is srhl  soft hut does not stk-h. the candy is  ���������,..-Tl������ '���������<��������� it is too har-n and craeks  u-jV-ubhten. it hasbolhd-toodnns*. and  0 i in that ease add a iea.*poonf-,il m watei  \ and let the sirup bo:I aa instant r>o  f>   '   not sllr. but meiely tesi again.    T\ ,:en  ,SM*UP   boil   Without prrj., ^5il:������s . ti*m  rlau-  VJ.  T'oi'N-ii-i-i-v jf     !?/���������     Ri-n n:-"l ������'*in-' t-j.JT  ^..���������,.   r. -_. ..jv*'%,}^*/'   J, , ,    .*..* ,-*j *rI*"^-*-*/_     N.  ,     .     tx*..   ���������--   '���������    -   '      ���������-       -'  J*.'    V ',     .-.-'-*--^I'  ll  I  I  \  1/. j. j. -  \\7  (fixe'e  1* IV  I  n)  i:F  n  . h^f?*- -���������-���������)  v..���������-. .������.���������������.-*--������������������.���������  .���������a'-'-.r.V:***1-'  ... -    -     *���������',--."'* ������������������'.->������ s^i-iTA*-*  r,   ^���������  **'.  **\^'v/*-.^i..  ���������>* v*;^-  J    !  t  ���������3    I  ICF.noUSR IN STRAW STACK. j  A, cheap, rough framoYork sufHccB. ,  ���������And the boardins up need not be tijsbt.  ItLc floor should bo level and drained  :iom .neltapo wator by a trench hl.ee  lin^rtly wiih stone. O.dside drainage  ilo carry all surface water aw,y Mom  ���������lithe stac-K ii also necessary. Liuia.ne  is through a lo::S P^sa-ro arranged- !  j \witb airlocks to prevent currents ot ������ti-   ,  I oniono mid Tlicir Proi...  Onions  should  be  pulled   vu'-T  *���������  :! after the top? have dieo dowu, una M  !|ll,ev continue green too long it mav ho  i to bi.ult down the greed tons   10.  wi������ch   no   better   way   has   5c        ^;'  -found than to roil a barrel ove.- th.i  ���������  at is usi.;d to'allow the onion-? ,, .^ -;  ."theflPldfnra^erkorUvotoROv.li^  -    ���������  1       ,.t.  ini -li-.-c* tlseni,  and  ;oui;hiy  ury  b,-.ote top, 1 .��������� l  .-his -nl"'.��������������������������� th;- trrn*'*^ th������-i.i '^'-* \\'-u  ;f ^'".H.vcn.i ���������������-������.* .���������������������������;">���������;>;*";:!;':';  ...<���������-���������.;--���������i^fi-,71^;:,,',;!. "���������������������������,  weafhrr.    3.t   o .*    1 ���������'������������������  vhero  they   couid   be   spreaa   t.      ;*  -tl.^huhes deep. t:;e crying.'^ ^,; ',  ^.{trrd.n.c. r:^t-ou:ons ^V- ;V:  ���������Drink as much h, drying.    ^J e ^������ ,���������;-;  .,,riv.1rl.:  ,-et--?   iu   New   ]->i^-.vnf-; ������*  ���������i,,.--,-. is si- in���������:.���������:���������. ,-w;,;L",!';;,",.''',":;"<..-  ������������������������������������������������������.1  oni'i'.K iv-������������������'   "    -1      ��������� "'     ;    ''  ���������->;;, ,.|<'h land" of lhe west, wrn-re i..-v  u---.' to -l.uy '.M"-" "'' ������������������������������������ !   l1'!l,"!"'  ,..;,���������!,.������ A.r.ericaii ridlr';''.or.  ' "":ia'3riAXTWOiit)^r.soLn. l |  <ix weeks after it is sown, bnt as a  r-h. t������"ht v/cfes should elapse belore  rtuclt is turned upon it. It nee..*- r.ea  .,oU. :**ow about three- ponuds oi s������ t.L  o--r acre in rows 30 inches apart. I ne  bwau l^issex ia the heal variety.  As  to  tho-dang.-r of  pasturms iape  access to salt a, a    , :. . , and to .n ^  i:,cent   pasture-   ik.w   n.-cu   bolp ul   as  P eVentlves,  a^-oiding  to  tho  Ontnno  Nation.     On   t.,,',     oiornm^    *hvn  Bbeop eat freely of rap-, cspecudlj     .  the U-avoB of plants that are ^f^-  there is some danger that bowel cusoi  tiers will bQ induced, which may cause  Jleath.    When the sheep have been re-  mo-i'd the previous evening an-.. ,*  ���������- a  Moderate feed of oats iu tho morning  before  they  return,   the ganger  .--   to  some extent   lessened. s   it  is a..  uast  .*       ,K if  iiiore   is anv nroat   in  questionable.if theie  is ^-.-  : ��������� pasturing-rapo  after  tlie s, d,s  haxt  I   beet, nuvdo brittle with hard trobt.  1  !        ��������� "Jvn-ii M'.'-?���������-���������>  !      To secure cleanliness .-������������������> ������������'lk,rf^Th������  '   American    Agriculturist    r.11^; ��������� ������    a  i* ,-eneh.a theerea.-ny or soft ha 1 cc n  d'lt.on. cstlDprmsh rhP flume and pour  la a cupful of pee:i:i ket'ne*s. .lavi  rctdv butten-d tins raid pour the c-anciy  imo'thom. When r>artly cool, crease  v-rh a knife into candies two inches  square. Break into sqns.vs when cold  Concord Cream lvppernnuta.--T id  in,o the bl^er ^wo eupfuls of granu  l.,,t.d.snBitrand...:i-hnirc-uplul ot       '  tor    After it'bea: us t* hod remove Uxc-  spoon and boll ������M=:ht   minutes   placing  rhe hot water pan  under it if it l.o ;  roorauldly.    Remove. add eight <u ops  of   poppertnint.   beat   hard   aud   drop  irobi   the end of the spoon on   waxed  p-iner.    When hard, they may bo drop-  il��������� melted chocolate, then lilted ou  ���������villi a fork and again placed ou oned  i>ai)"r to dry. ,    ...  Chocolate Fudge-Melt one butte  bah in the cutlet pan. add one cuplnl  of cream or milk, two cupful* of granu-  [ i-u.d sugar and one-half cake ot un*  I "v^tened ehoeolate. Stir constantly  i until the cbocolare is melted Heat to  !   iKdiing point and boii eight or ten mm-  ! ntcs until it looks crumbly, and if a.ht-  I th. h- thrown into cold water it draws  i h>'to'a cle'-'ule,- though not crisp, like  j ...'i-Hlv l^xtinguish flame, add one- tea-  ! ^^rul.of vanilla and heat tint, the  HlMurelsoieamy- .I'onr l.rf-to a s, glit  lot;s for .^ai.k,  API H" tn,  in loin  li8  . ������l tt M-^JdMK totrsra 3^  ������L. W- NUNNS.  n  it  --     '    A Gun,  Amrqunitioni  Or tmyihin? in tho  Snorting Lire  CALL AND  SEE  O.H. FEfiHSER,  ..Of Cfmb.erla"d.  r  ���������-Q--  HeCnnSSave You   Mpney   on'all  Purchases.  VI( r:OUTA COMOX   IlOl'TE.  Oakh-ig-   Effect  Tu-v-d-ay,   Oct.'   16t"-,  1900.  3. S* "City cf-Nanaimo.'  Sails fiom Victoria Tuesday, 7  ..m. for Nanaimo and  Way pc^rts.  Sails from Nanaimo, Wednesday 7 a. m.. for Union Wharf,  Com- x and Way por's.  Sails from Comox and Union  Wharf, Thursday 8 a. m.' fur Nanaimo and Way ports.  Sail? fr< m Nanaimo, Friday 4  a.m. for Comox and Union Wharf  direct.  Sni'B from Comox and Union  Wharf.Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaimo  direct.  Sails from .Nanaimo,, Saturday  7 ;..m.f<r Victoria and  Way ports.  FOE,  Freight  tickets   and State  -n-rm Annlv on board, ���������  '������'m    PP  GEO. L   COURTNEY,  Traffice Manage  Arnerieau     .,v ..-���������     '  .     q   .'t,.,in tho   1       lvt���������,v ir, 0.ean:y.    I^ni* I.1W0 a R..gu*  ri,0,,r;!^,^     I1';;u^-m>cf   !   ^-^ered   ^n.   cool  u,l   marten  top.of the uuik ,    . ,  cherpec'.oth over the t?.;. <>. *..*i >>f''-;;-  .      ���������    - 1,-. .-���������������������������  iron  t*-s sho%>n.  hold it in l������ia'.'e bjr L-.������-  u.-op. .-  ' ' ���������<,' 'i'i  v   *t>^   A  ^'.li'l^i^  '^"/! iifljjl  "'III  ,l'i.-l  >il. -.  ! Ai i. OOeKt:.  T:.., 5, ,n aid h)���������f-h-at.ly udiking and  ,..,., I-,-. -p.icio in t'-u ^niuies.    I -'-   -1; ,L  ;      m V    v-o-l'PO  at:.i*r ������������������-rich  ui;!;'utg,  Khfuhl   in-  \. ���������'*������������������'''' ���������--    vv^-n   it  win   he  vv^y    ^'   "^/]-;;:):  Thi:t simple *l..-vh'e v.'ii: d.- .J'1;'-1. ;,5,;;".';"  "m-V:,'^ ri'^mP.-Put Into the blazer  ���������,.ri,...half hound uiaplo sugar broUen in-  i..> small piece's *'ith one-ball pin.  (���������roan, lu-at to nollius point and coolt  i-i'mv I." mianres until ,it bejjins. to  hnmen sliRhtly. Have ready In a bub  l(,.,,d pan a layer of pecan or hieMiij  tits and pour rhe hot mature  ovorit.   Cool and .naik'into-squaies.  ���������\-nrVien" is doin- well in preserving  ' t v>   --e-iMl   iiiteivst.     In  Enpland  thore i������n pnhlie sneiety. knsnnaN.t,..  K,tlon::lTnJSt.tbati.lmyfnB-Upti-nn>-  <-'.   **.*..   ru-nose   of   prenervnig    wild  1   ri.auts   ana  un-inai.--   .,--   -���������������������������*-  ri.'i i m'! 1   "i.-*ti*i>*   1 ������������������>���������'* ���������  '���������    J,u"'"    c    .-..,...���������,   r,vM,    ha?*   l-H-fiib?  1   known   (is    ���������*��������� l(---''(n   ' .,,���������-��������� ,. ,-,i-  ,   !,,���������-��������� ()V;1*cd,as( d by this Hoeiety toi UUfc  i   lavidahh'  p-i:rif-H������- .,, ,   ,    .  ���������        r-m-   TJeet������.'.J-.1   of   ^?'^.    .,- ..    -n.,  ; ,���������;;������������������'���������; hmou^ v-c������ r: ^<^:  ,    h;!S <bm.'t--d   d,-,   v.������n.H- ot   ms  ..ea- ���������������-;  1   f;.i,-   j.u   th-'ii   *������������������>-��������� ''I..'.,   *���������������������������-   1 ;*'","_ "#'.J'J  ;    :1;,-a.,M!e   ;:-w.t:-'   ':'' ''   :';;'   *"'���������'' "'     "  , -   .   ....i    -I,-.   :,:'���������.-;;: ���������.-:_    ��������� '���������<  ,.���������,���������..������������������ Hi'     -'������������������!���������'  HOME CROWN.  fj.i-.---i: ������������������; .-  ;-.u'1  i,.a in- ��������� '...������������������'���������'���������  v,:*- b-,  havi-  Iks  aau"    i  tn-id in ���������.���������.���������������������������a".������-iv  Fruit iind Ornamental ���������  Trees,   Roses,  Shrubs. Vines, Seeds,  Bulbs, Hedre Plants.  " 80,000 to Choose  From  ���������^0   AGENTS nor���������coin.miJHiou t... pt������y.  NofuinigatiuguoriaspectioPchHrges^  Gveenhoa^   plant,,     seeds,    apncnltn.-l  Orders dug in one flay;      you   get it   the  implements, bee supi^**, ������tc;   lrfe .   8fcook  Largest    aod     most       oonp-^e  B <=*prifl      for     cata-  in      fie     provmoe.        fiend      101  lo������������������e������roall.���������dnaV.eyo������r   eeketionB   b: -  f,u-c plooinc yo������r ord.-m.    Address  ���������     M. J.  HE NY i  VAWCOXTVEIB, B.  C  WHUB LAliOR  ONLY.  flack EiaiMd^nrsery  QU ARTEK W A Y, Wei Iii * gton Road  M0HgE80B~ft_PBRRt.  20,000 Fruit Trees  to   choose   from.  ' X-argo Assortment of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs   and   Evergaeens.  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety,  Orders   by 'mail .promptly   attended to. p_ o_ EQXj le0i  I  111  FOR SALE���������Cooking stove (wood  Immer),    also    Singer   Sewing/  Machine.    Apply to- A. H. M.C3-  CALbiJM,, Cumberland, B..Q*  !'���������'-?"���������'  V ���������   U'. .'.;   a:-   hi*    v������.:n.!:y  i'.f-'   ������������������    i'."     '������������������������������������ ��������� ,    ���������  .    ,,   ,,.. (,, **-'..--lianV   :.:on'.i..y  SKi.ll    '.!!..iii' ���������������������������'���������      ������������������- ���������r*rmjvrtVT*Mtrtrmi*iM'*i>w\u*i  cation v\ ill be ''Ht*e   lo   --ilc  'L---^!slaiiv-  Ass-mbr, of/**--- Province ol   !J'U-.ili Col-  l#    umbia at iu'no-xl sei==10"   -"--1'   an   Act ���������*���������-  'consolid'--e   certain     mining   lea*^---    -  yround 'situateh   in  and  aiound, ' rctl  Gul-h AlIhi Di*-; rici'ol Briiish CO11....0  <in-;.;   more   ;. ti tii u.-irlv     kiu-.-n   as  uv  ^iem," "Lampi'na^ .".."V^ill  o'liic   Wisp '  ''En^tJhardi," "th-r'lon," "Cousin   Jack,'  ���������'���������Lancashire Lad,"*'* ���������,u- ������������������',-" 'Mhne -Golij,'"  "Ida," "Clifford," ������n'..   '.������������������) dy (Jh.inr.e," to-  ������ geiher with other  i-nlj Jminy  or   u'clj.ici  1   properties   that    m.iy   hcu-.il'icr 0he    u  -* -cjuired by tlie apphc.mls imo oi,ie h*->*dmf  ���������viih a demise thereof  from,  the   Cro-*,  for a penon i-f 25   years    iV'im    tlie   lin.  passage of tlie Act uiih arijdu of rvnew  tor a fun her period of 25 \eais* and .t) .'���������  .  . '      '        ���������   <��������� '  the water privilege*; ai*.-l   ea-^t-uir-nis nov  held 01 he-ifalter .i.'s,iu n-cl   ov the   app; -  cants and in   poriii'iilai    the, lij^ht. of t 1-  jf  vcrliny anj.1   i:**>nt*- 2,',.)o   mim r;*,   iVtclies-  from 4th July Creek, 5,000 miueis :nchii>  from. ��������� SuiV'i'ise     I,alee,  and   goo   miner--  inches from Moose   and    Eli*:   Lakes be  held, employed, and enjoyed a-> appurte*  nam to the uhole or any pari of the sairi  '*������������������ / h(-ldiii{4������; and,to coivim   to   the' applr  I   cants and their a-.sii*ns the,.<a'd   consoli-  i .-dated lcasehi-.lda\.iiKl,..-''vv<������*J>ii,'^;-;l'|-::*   with  povver^ojc-rb'iv^j-v.v-tw.fter th-it   they ma;  r-jid'j^rC'ft-ff^Sui-prise   Lake-, through   'tin  said-Slbo.se and E'k Lakes  for the use o  ' r  ���������applicants "and their  a.-^siijns   solely   am  ��������� with all other usual, necessary or iucidei* .  tal rijjhts, p'owei---, or  privileges -.as   ixko*  be'necess iry or racidenta'-or   ronduriiv  to the'attainment   of,.he  above  cojr-c;  or any n' them.'  ' HUNTER & 'OLIVER, "  Solicitors for the Applicants.  Our fee returned if *vre fail:    Any one sending sketch and description of  any invention will promptly receive our opinion free concex-ning the patent-  .ability of same.    "How to obtain a patent" sent upon request.    Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our'expense.'    - "    ,  Patents taken out through us receive special notice, without charge, in  Tiie Patent'Record, an'illustrated and widely circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers and Investors. - , '   ,  ���������    Send for sample copy IrKEE.    Address, '   -  . v* wmr&'M ja, EW&SH&. & co*,-   ��������� <  (Patent Attorneys,)  '*.-',  KURTJ3 OWN  -KURTZ'S PIONEER '  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOi  (t:  J A3,, A. CARTS-'^W'S  S/  Livery ���������ataDie  ���������V   t?lt3 ���������&$'"$' H* "i     A (TW ������H ���������**& '-I  ��������� ������<\\  EwmfflB MsmMMggi  ���������p  WMW3BNGTQN, Bo  N'OW IS THE  *^. ^ti-*4>.  .Vancouver, 6. O.  .^^j^^j--3a-^fr--*j^**-s*ii*-x-*I*.*J'.. ���������J-,*..t*' i.-i*rw*������.*jy-t-e.*.f-lcir-ici^^ iu* v-������fi--*l-;---*it  "T * T*t  111 Q T;' * ! Ti"5 P ~k Tf  ridii^iiJiU Xi.-,y - ���������  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  '' ���������    KOV. 19tii, 180S.    '  ���������  TEAMm-KR     AND   DRAYMEN   '     *  .  Sl-VCrhE  a.nd   Double jucrs      .  ���������  F#t)i{  Hi  IE.'    All  Orders'     ���������  .  Pj-JOJirTJ  a'   Attended   to       ;  : R  .SHAW  Manager.                  ';  ';   T  hird St.,  " C ljt berland, B.. \  rj_ y.s ^- > /  *s~s /','���������/ sv  SrSsS  'Mi  - NO I'I  VIOTOKIA TO WliLLINGTOW.  V()   -J O.iily, " iS'o. J -*.    -iT-'];ij-*  .-.M' 1-..M.   '  i).\ ;;:in   Vioiona  Do..   1 ������������������_������;-  '*    H::*rf !;..|(!rfn->- irn...   ,  :....'"' l:."):i  '    ii'!> Kuoni^'i-     ...'...."   .r-ir  "   Kl:!S JJniu*,ii.*-. ...     ti:Io  " I'.M. ,' Ol.  "   l-li      ���������'... K.ui-iiino ...7:!1  .At*. l^iSjJ      ...'...IWulIii'S'oii   Ar' 7 .'),���������)  WELLINGTON   TO 'VICTORIA.  No. 1 lUily. Ko. IJ ri,i'U'-(iiiy.'  A.M. , A M.  Oc. S:(V> ���������.,..,   ....   IW'cilirgL'JV - .....    L'c.  I:2'i  **   fc-_ii .'..'   N oi'uoo      '"  l:."l!i  "   i;:-"J       1>uiii:-hi������ .'. ,  , "*    n:*.',";  ," ID..*',/ lCoc.i.:<X        "*..'..   "     Ij'.tO  '*   Ji.l-i '   ...   .��������� (ii/'i'.-,i'*c;u!t     .......    "    T.'i.'  A", ii.-i,".     .       .*'. V4,���������,*,,! , .\>.f:('') ,-..M.  i.'.i (ti;i ail n'o-i i')(.-tii(l i������;>''! ail poinis o.i  S;i nr.'l ,ys arui ,-������iu <! i \ -*, ,������������������;���������_>; i.'. to rcunji Mon  nl.iy. ' , ���������  I'oi- r.ne.'i ind -.\1 "iiiConmuion m-p.J* -a.t  Coniyany's ���������-ill'os.    '" '  A. DUMf-SMUlR Gk6. L. COUItTN'ICY.  PjtJi-siDKNT. ' Traffiu JMana������or  MT'^Lu *r?d>vvu'rKt������������'--7Br>u-;avc-^.?-^'-ii^������y������'nrT4>*n  Cumberland  'Hobe  ,-i!SiG-^aa-������������--m**~  .  CUK. DUlsSMUlR'AVENUE  A.N'D     fcJKuoKD      STUEJET.  ���������CU.UlJEIiLANJj. .B'. C  o  AIjis J". II. PjjvEt. Proprietress.     ',  When in Cumberland ��������� ���������<-; .-Mir.'  - and 'stay at the 'Cncaitberland  riote!," First-Class Accon^xla-  tion for transient and permanent, boarders.  i    ' i > ���������  Sample Rooms, and   Public Ha|{  Run in Connection  with   Hotel  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per  day  ' c-^-ii  ^fc. C^e^S^y^GJG^'^^^E^^^'j^Fi  NOTICEjs hereby (-'ven   ihat   np-V.i-  r-ati hi will be" made   to   [he   t.egislaii*. e  A--.scinlily of ������������������he; L'r vine-.: of  Mi'-iisli Col-'  Ai:  b    at a   O'-xt scsi'-n l"r an jici 'to ih-  ���������c- rporaio: a '���������oini'*u**,\.������ i.h ti>���������-. or   to cmi-  & i   cl nucl  opera-e   ;i   r,.ih>*.;.', fro n   lhe  'C*i    ofVitoisa   lhearc ' northw vcrly lo  ,'a i'd'm: 'at   .ir   vm o   S'*\niour ' N '.rrov.'-*.,  A'.'iiu niiv- r V 1 -n''1,   th-ncc   liy lirul-jc oi  (������������������t   ���������������������������r'-M'-.e tu this M.'iii:.*i!-'*J;-pf-.li-.;i!ibli Co!-  t., )      - '���������'���������'.  '} aiT bi:i, iiu-iv '��������� ih.'-. I' c*HS'c-iiy!aliei-naliv(-l\  '-*. h\  \\*.iv nl"i".-*,c |c-ui!ii "Csclit;   or -Yellow  T c.id   .   i'.ibo      >ir     \iciniiv ,,  of     Foi  (."'-oil*-..-* in-.! ir,e   K/:\tr  ui . P'.-ice    River  I-,'i-.���������-;{������������������!     ���������<->   ,-��������� r-'iim    -it       or' ric-ar     tli<  c-n-tern <:-*n(if.*e*- o< \r.c- Piovince .-ind fr'nr  rinv pi'iioi :>n such   i ne    to  lite   liorlu-r-   ;  bounvnes    of . ti*.e    l'lovincre'  or 19   an\  coa?t;il points th'-i'c-'f, or   to anv   mining  iv<>ions orsctilonieiits in Car box), Lilloot t  V\'e-*.tinin-.fc-i'   or  br iiich    iin-f*.   ui  am I wi'h po.ipv to ero.i-iinict, -lcquir   n-\d  ojicraie   tciC'i ;-,|:h    and    tei^plionp   I'm. s  (������������������.irlior'���������/���������' <1 'o c-hH.n.,1";   to'.h,   ihercors   for  ���������the   t'-.'in .i-ni-.sii.ri     ol    mes-*'.!,jt-s   for the  public), -hips,   v-.--.se!.-;,   whin-/i."?,   woiks,  wa'erpnv e.-s   10   supp-v   rle^iric   powei,  i ;^ht ii'i'l 1 c is and  io expropriate write is  and lands 'r>r n'i s  c'n  purpose:-. 'and   for  suchci'lu-r r������hi*.   ,.o-\-ets -'.nd   pr'vile.^es  ad are 11-un . in<  de  ial, n-.,cf-s*-..uy or con  dur.ive Ui   the ,r.i..iinment   of the    above  objects.  E. G. TILT'IN,  On behalf o! Apphcanls.  Dated December 3rd, 19 >u. ���������  ���������Vj-H    1  -IP  *.W t'^   IM*  4  tu  ���������4  (711  I  WE   WANT YOQR  ob ppi^tiDg ������1.  0Ai. Wt &\J IUI psic.es M  KSP^y  L  'A  C  ������  'Ca'-.'-iar   DisiriiM'i   and  any   lein-th   there'mm  1  The most northerly pape.r published   on     e Island.  -ras,  JV-j.-i  ,1  i  v.  >->  BUREAU    01'1    PP.0VIN0IAL   INFORMATION.      .  TX O'.-t"'17!"^ ihat the Crovernmont may lv  in pi*-*;c- i 11 of delinitc, informal-ion with  vhi������l' t-" supply fchobO -seeking investments-  in t-.h's Pi'ivinec-, I am instructed to, lnvirp  p t-tieulnr*=.from th^ge who have uropertips  f.���������!���������--.���������'!���������. an i ������;h(i nny fcel ilisposed to for*  v-u-d   u ,-ii ;;:.--ion :-.s to this   office   forth.  put"JJi>al! in  cpi'->i   II.  In vii-w <������f Mift  p'o''>or-5pd eai-ly   re-orerar-i  eaden (*f   l>-  Atieri-.. ("ioiieral's Office, in Lr.ti  don, Engiitmf, tho diiairabdifcy of having 'oi*  file a list of.farrnw and  other   oroppr'ie* for  sale, with .fullaud   aceurato details, io   obvious.    Properties submitted   may . iuehul  farms ind farm lrnd:-*,   iruUii'trial   or   eotn  mercial concerns, timber limits   watfr powers, or other enterprises affording  opportu  nities for legitimate investment.  It is not prrpo3ed to recommend prope*  ties to inteniiiuy investors, 'out co afford tin-  fullest acces-i to the clas-Huied lisfs and al1  available iaforrnutr-n coauec'.ed therewith,  and to place enquirers in communieatiori  Ayith tie owners. -   ���������  The fullest. particulars are des'red not  only of the propertie-j themselvcf, but o;  the localities in which thoy are situated, aiu!  the conditions affeciiina; them. ��������� For thi.  p irpo.-iO printed scbedulrs, will, upon application, be forwarded.to tho-3e desirous of  making sales.  R, 3D. GOSNKL,  1LIP TION,   $2.Q0   A    YEAR-  ���������^^������?^^3������������^t������^^  3 Have "Taken  an Office  In'ths r^a1?^;     Building,  Dunsmuir Ave-rrue, Cuniberlr.nd.  ancl :-irn agent for thu ftulowing  reli. bio insuranco ��������� com panics:  The Ruyai IjOinion ���������and Lan-  ��������� * cat= hire and Noivvich Union. 1  :i::o ,;.--p-.i:*ca !.*.������' a-cx-pi, ri^ks a  curro'il rales.- I ara ���������a,!so pg^nt.  'for llie Stonderd 'Life 'Insurance  1    i  Uo.lMXiriv  Oi    Jlldl'libuiyil *d ,     111 ,  Oct-*an Accident Company of En- -  l.t'd. Ploasfc c:01 a* d investigate betoie insuring in ---iiy oiber  Coni})any.  ,   "    JAMES'ABllAM?.  / '  -a-M-T^^-stT,7'r--^-c-:5*----a'^  Notice.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way Ciirs   of   the    Union    Hollieiy  Company fiy anjr   person   or   pur  sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prol.ildted.     Employees   are   subject t*> dismissal for allowing same  B y order  Francis D   Little  Manager. ���������  TRADE   MARKS*  DSG5CN8,  COPYRICHTS  Ao-  Au7ono senainp; a sketch and densrlptlon may  quietly ascertain, free, wuother an Invention is  probably paiontable.- Coraniuii-caWons strictly'  confidential. Oldest apeucy for sociu'lnur patcnta  in America.    Wfi ha%'e  a Washington office.  Patents taken through Murin & Co. recelv*  spoci-il notice in tho ���������  beau  . SGEENTfFiG  AMERICAN,  3tifal!y  illustrated     lur-rost.   nirj*ii1>iH*i  .7 illustrated,  larpcst circulatioa-of  any scientiflc'jouriii*,:, weekly, terms?3.C0 a, year:  V.v:*??/?3-!-?*)^','!'?    .f-'Peciicen copir>s a^itlHANS  lieoK ON.i'Ai-K.s-TS bc:)t-fi-ce. 'A-Idrc-.3  ' '  F-' '.,"''%'    .5J    r^O  ���������,-?JM  ii:',,.   ..- . ." -"', .1  . <���������'  1 0000000000 ooooboooo"  o     ���������        '    ��������� "' '  1  I  o  o  o  o  o  c  **.^'  o  o  I am   prepared    to  furnish Stylish Ri-o-s  ind do Team in or at  reasonable rates  D.  KILPATRIOK.  Cumberland p  0000000000000000006  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  ds ^ sssiJ sSa   eS3 m  tr~.m 1 -"-.���������M.,'Tr.,-1p r,--n*^r^-^^m^r^-t^'ift'",*ffi:::j* L-ftMMgiagj; i&xraa**,, ���������  ALL   KINDS OF  T*.  A5rnr-  Secretary,     Bureau   of  Prorincial Information.  ���������^1^*>   %  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal.  PolishinQ".  French  DONE AT REASONABLE RATES.  Jr]  -\ppl  r 1-  ������������������IV  NEWS OFFICE.  if.   .. .1  ,-'   -a..  O KJ  ^Jk&^Vdii^T&aij&s-tnttoaemtrvtjiT  f-       <  A&j^  ^  ii"!-  it'  f!  I  I  if.-  f  tf������\  li'-  J*  1 WOMAN*'  ���������"'  ��������� _- TZ>-  an  A-jauitit "Woman," \(*  or Kital Sin," lite. *>���������  ���������tt*SH**fc***H������  MRS.   M.   E.   HOLMES.  Author  ***kr  -*V������  ���������Woman  Woman's Love,"  \v  did   who" loa'ni   if'.*"'  as  far ns 'ho  knew  tin;   socu of  Daniel  sole tni'tli,  her  by  "J lit;  it, -was  told  Sc-ratlon."  "'Strat-lon! -Tie is still living, then,  ���������ana prosperous, of course! Some m-.-n���������  and Sera I ton is one* of! them���������are sure  'to thrive- Though I of nil others have  no'riffht to speak ill of hiin, for he slood  '.my friend often and often when others,  r>viiio lwoinised more,, forsook me .in my,  -���������iiino of,need."  "lio your 'friend!" exclaimed . Silas,  ���������inrtisnantly. --- "'Daniel St-ratton was  'ju-ver :-   friend  to  any 'on'o  but hinis-.'lf.  (, i  Ton listened  to that' man's advice,  and  were Turned,  and it is out of such ruins  -that     these     usurers  - build     up   their  wealth.    He  has an  es-latc  now,  anil' a  ���������large   one���������Scrattcii    LJark   he   calls   it;  aiul  fihroujjih   his   n-^fiiit*,     one   Ve.i-ul.in-L  Gritt,, a disgraced   attorney     from ."I.-'wi-  ���������dori;  he, cti-ad-es  on   the   necessities   and  .grinds the faces of the poor."  "Who���������who     did   .vou <  say?"     asked  -"Goodcvo.'again stalling from his ch-iir.'  "-.'erulam Gritt;    the    agent toa: Daniel  JScratton!    Suncewhen?"  ���������"The man has been s'cttlQj} some six  'Or  seven* yeais.  at   inb^l",   down  heie,"  replied    Silas;    "but   ropot't     says, that  very many yean-s  before  that,  Serai ton.  jnot sa.tisiicd   with his gains m.G-alfo-1*!!,  5km3   picked   up'this   fellow���������talcing  him  rov.t of a debtor's prison, I  believe��������� and  ������a>la-cin-g  him   in. an .ollice   as   an, ad '-*-r-  -.tiding   money-iender.     to   u?c  him   as a  ' -shield,   behind   wh-icli   ho   himself   lent  -money  at rates oi"  almost  fabulous  interest- "  "'Great Ile-aven! Who  told you this?"  "The m-Hi -h-ituf-sclf hinted' a portion  oi it to tho'se who repeated it to me;  tt'or it appears 'that even a worm, writhes  ��������� .-at times ��������� under tiio heel of a master,  -.an'd mutters of; what he couiddo, if he  -o'nosa.    1 have an  old newspaper; with  -('C-lhe'r-ruhhis-h- in -that press, whioh contains what Gritt' declares was one of  2vis patron's advertisements by wHiach h.e  Msccl-to dra-w the ^unwary into has net.  Poor Bra-ndy,Copley gave'it fo me, for  .Tiiaudy Cnp-'.ey was one of the victims  of X. Y. Z-., you may' be sure. 1.5ut  ���������what, is the matter? You are ill- Father!  father! Ho' hadVfainted!" ", ., "'"  And  so it  wati.  ���������  As his poii spoke a veil was suddenly  lifted   wMch     had,    hitherto    conceded  much of the past.    The scales- fell from  Richard  Goo dove's   eyes,   and   the  light  rushed -iilto h-i-s brain so vividly that h.is  very reason  staggered  beneath  the sud-  ���������den shock,    "Everything* about him, seem-  ������esJ to rer-il and swim.    He felt as he had  .-yfefci  when   overwhelmed   by   the   anu*ry  ��������� wav-?** at sea; and strctehiing out his  - arnif*. hi a vain endeavor to grasp at  .-sirmoth-ing for support, he came heavily  .-, to the ground.'  There  "way,    to  chapter xliii.  'vATT!;:r. a::d sox.  v.-as   but   one   way;   and   that  induce    Richard   Goodove   to  'leave   the   neighborhood   of   Gatl'ord   at  '- o-r.ce.  "I  -hirce     M-*.  "  Ormshy's     promise."  ���������-thf-aght Silas, "drat a -full week    shall  X-Iapse before he will divulge to any one,  with the cxee-ytiou of two persons  who  1  wiil be bound by the same promise, the  ������������������secret   upon   whoso   safe   keeping   must  jmw   depend   my   father's   life.  A week!  I-ei'ore  two   days   are  over,   1   will   iind  lilie  courage   I  lack  now,   and  tell  him  all*"  :Xo sooner was this resolve taken,  ���������then Silas, with all the quick energy  ���������of his nai-uro. proceeded to put his  ���������scheme into  action.  The   duor   had   opened,   and,   pausing  ��������� on the tlu'Ci-liold, stood the slight form  ���������of Bessie   M-'.taewes'   adopted   dnui-.-li.c-r.  She uilered a little cry on perceiving  liow the roiu- was occupied, and was  about to withdraw when Silas, who had  placed his linger to his lips wilh a  waniing gestiue, beckoned let- into the  .-cooni. "She catered at once and without  .fear,  closed  the  doer behind  her.  '���������! knew Ihat you had l-etui-ned.'' s-he  ���������Kaid, "and. I wa.s anxious to have news  ���������of Miss Maud.''  "Daisy," said Silas, whniso mind was  made up. unci who, if Iris father was lo  remain some days in Gourlay's Cave,  saw of what importance it would lie to  have Daisy's help i������ the' comniisanat  ���������department, and also in need as a nies-  senger���������'"Daisy,  this is  my father."  Daisy started, and opened her pretty  eyes. ��������� '     ',  Richard Goodove was also startled at  'this   unexpected   announcement  of  him-  ��������� s-olf; but a reasstu-ing- gesture from his  ���������son, aaid a scrutini/.ing glance at the  >s\veet face of Daisy was enough.  "This  is   my   father,"   Silas   went   on  'to say, "whom we all believed dead. He  has returned to England, to iind hints-ell  in some danger���������a danger that will yoon  ���������be over;   but,   while  it   exists,   he  must  remain in  close ha.lin������."  "Surely, be is safe with us."  "With  us,  yes���������that is,  with you amd  me,  Daisy; but Granny and father weie,  at the best but cool friends, and Feemy  ��������� has a tongue which nothing can conrrol-  I know of a place of hiding, which I  will show you afterwards, that you may  -keep my father supplied with food: and.  si ould, circumstances   arise   that   suspicion  is aroused, "you  can ' serve    as  a  means  of   communication  between  him?  find me."  Daisy very readily agreed to this. It  was Silas' wish and it was Silas' father  who was in danger. 'Daisy required to  Unow no more- She quickly packed  away in -.ho basket tlie remainder of  It'-chai-d's meal , wilh ' various toothsome  additions, to which a botle of spirits  w;-.s  added,  by   Goodeve's own  desire.  "It will do me no harm," he said, for  he saw a shade come over his son's fiien  ,as he IiUiU'd#lhi<s last request. "There is  no fear, of niy losing my head when  'thought and aiction are required; hut,,  when >tho dark lit is upon me*f*if 1 did  not drink I should go mad- It is  6trengfh I  seek,  not oblivion."  This was said- during Daisy's absence from the room: and -she was not  many minute's away, t for she and Silas  b(th knew thait the svhole household  would soon be stirring. Then, her preparations completed, she stood and  watched them' as they passed swiftly  and   silently out  of the house.    ���������  On the threshold Itichard paused, and  ti.rned  towards her. ���������-.  "'Ile.i-.eu bless you, my pretty wench!"  he said:, "for you have a good heart,  and Heaven will bless you' as long as  you keep it innocent and pure- Be kind  to Si!as"~and, after glancing over rrs  fhoulder at bis son, who had moved on.  he wank his voice into a whisper���������"for  there are great trials in store for him.  You love hdni, and he will heed all your  tendernos-s and,care. 'Heaven help you!,  and farewell!" ���������'   ��������� , '  Then, without appearing to have seen  the little hand which the wondering gurl  had extended to him, Richard Goodove  turned away,and strode quickly- after  his'son. They struck off into a-bypath,  so sc: cened by -trees as to place tltem  almost' immediately out of view of. the  house.  Silas led the way, silent, sad. ,and  thoughtful; -iuicln IJddhard Goodove, also  lost in gloomy thoughts, followed some  paces behind. Suddenly, as they heated the Heath, Silas felt his father's  hand laid upon his arm.' He turned,  and saw that his cheeks, were wet with  tears.  '"Silas," die said, with his voice singularly gentle ��������� by comparison with his  usual haa-sli toncx--"Saias, do you remember that scat- you sa\y upon my  face when I took the letter from you  in the Silvery Wood? That scar was  mode by the riding, whip of Sir Hugh  Willoughby. - Indeed, and indeed. T was  sorely temipted and "had much to bear!"  "He lashed you7"   . /  "As a coward lashes a dog-'" ��������� u,r  ���������>   There was a  silence,  and each gazed  into the  other's  face.  Then, in the same low, pleading tone,  .Richard  Goodove spoke again.  "What  hope     for -me    of    'Heaven's  "mercy,   when   my  own  son  refuses  me  forgiveness hero', upon" this earth?  There came no answer, in words, to  this appeal,' but as wq leave them  standing on the green turf beneath the  'spreading branches of a tree, the wanderer's wcat-j- he id is resting on the  breast of his weeping son.  J.������ b������ Continutd.  As ladlaii Sumziier.  -���������Chicago News.  Tho Boy V.'ho'l.cni-ned tiio Way.  He was very young���������about 13���������this  boy who spent most of his time'in the  studios watching the artists draw and  paint and wishing be could do the  same.  "What kind of pencils do you use?"  he said oue day, and they gave him  otic of the kind. That night he tried to  make n figure he hud seen one of the  artists draw, it seemed so easy. But  he could not do the same kind of work.  "Perhaps 1 haven't the right kind of  paper," be reasoned. "I will get a  piece tomorrow." Even the right kind  of paper did not help him any.^. -  .  "I need a. studio and an easex^' was  his next conclusion. "1 have the desire; surely all 1 need now ire the  necessary surroundings."     ^ ,'  A   few   years   of   impatient   waiting  passed  before  he secured   the   "necessary surroundings." and when     .   bad  them all and still found it im*,.--*-  to draw the truth dawned upon him.  "1 kuow what is wrong," he cried,  throwing down his pencil. "1 know  nothing of the principles of art. 1  must learn them first."  He was still young when his name as  a great painter was known on two cou-  -tiueuts. He had learned the "principle." A bit of brown paper and n.  burned match would then enable him  to draw as easily as all the art essentials.���������Ann Partlan in Success.  MEUMATM CCRED  By Dr. McLaughlin's Electric Belt  PA.-Y WHEN CURED.'  I make this proposition to you fairly; and  carry it out fairly���������you don't have to pay a  cent till you are cured. I could not do this  if my belt was not superior to all other electrical body appliances. It never costs a cent  for repairs; I wairant that, and it give's a  current which you can feel, and regulate and  which will not burn.  1 TAKE THE CHANCES.  You might think I am taking long chances  on'my remedy. I don't. There is more in  electricity, rightly''applied than you think.  It performs wonders in si-brokon down man.  It not only **_ets tin; wheels of health and  vigor in motion., but makes a nian feel so  gl.riously young and light-hearted that he  can't help telling of it:  -Pay me,when cured���������that is my proposition. It is an easy one for you to accept.  Will you accept it?' Then don't wait till  your'trouble gets chronic.  rntC nnni/ If you cannot call, send for  rntb DUllIV my beautiful book full of  truth for the sice and ailing. It is sent scaled  FRlflE.      ���������    ,  Dr. M. B. McLaitg'lilin  130 YONGE ST., TORONTO.  (]'��������� i  Heart.  )ecn   talking about  A   Si  The minister 1  the,, nece>*si'.y of,,-, new he-art. and little  Dessio's, father, 'taking her on his knee,  asked her if she kni'W what a new heart  V.T.R.  ,."01i, yes." replied the. little miss;,  can Luv oue at the candy store for a  you  pen  ny  i������  " E-j-lJ-ut'tioEi  ami Di-trereiice.  The difference between "'ill" and "sick"  was il'.ustrated the other"day by a Soin-  crville' man as follows: "When 'I found  that I was ill, , I"* sent for the doctor.  When 1 got tho doctor's hill, it made me  Kick."���������Soinervillo Journal.  Minani's Liniment Cures Dipitlieria.  Forgrlven.  He���������Isn't bis singing something awful? '       '._.,-  She���������Don't."be too bard on the poor  fellow.   He's probably doing bis best..  He���������Oh. inr that case it's all right. I  was'afraid  he was doing bis worst.  Minani's Luument Cures Colfls, Etc.  .St������o  S;.itlei-o(l.  "I'm afraid iv.e daughter Moya is  ���������gettiu so she stutters," said Mr. Dolan.  '"She do be rod tin too much Latin an  gcometliry at the high school."  "Whin did yez notice it first?" inquired Mr. RalTerty.  "This niornin when she got a letter,  I interrogated her coucernin it..an she  said so me thin about "Hilly Doo." I  know betther.    I* wor 'Billy Dooley.* "  THE UNION" JACK .  -which floats over Britain and all her  colonics is emblematic of the adage,  "In union.there is strength." The patriotic ladies of Canada can exemplify that adage, and indulge a patri-  otis sentiment by assisting their  English, Scotch and Irish cousins who  produce the pure machine-made  GREEN teas t of Ceylon and India.  Tea drinkers will find the Blue Ribbon, Monsoon xand Salada green U-as  a pleasant change from Japans.-Colonist .  BRUDDER GARDNER.  fey  Some    Pljilo������op������ii������iil    Reflection's  die Colored  Sage.  [Copyright, WOO. by C. IZ. Lewis. 1  De man  who ah) lookin fur trubble  bin alius find it.    Fur ober 30 y'ars no  thief ober cum   about  my  cabin,  but  two nights arter I had put in a burglar  alarm I lost a bar'l of soft soap an a  bran nev.* wheeibaiTer.  When de old woman Gggcrcd it out  dnt we could, buy-an icebox fur $3 au  be boosted to de top of society. 1 saw  nullhi but de icebox. Chen we had got  it homo an* 1 fmm ��������� '.'*t it took ice an  butter an moat an tniik tojjnih it. I saw  dat dere was an ass as \voli:-as a box.  Fo'ty y'ars ago when 1 licked a man  fur disbolievin in Xoitlfs ark I thought  de matter -.was settled foreber, but to  my surprise de question am still bein  discussed an debated on all sides, wid  a chance dat I've bin in de wrong alb  <U  Unc.    Mebbe a man had better boe  ���������vi let things 0,000 y'ars old work  -���������.������������������j   ���������.*.���������-? out.  I ain't sny'-i dat Vv.e lost my faith in  humanity, but when i riz up in de  mawnin an find my Sunday shirt miss-  in from de clothesline I'ze led to re-  fleet dat de old woman's simplicity in  lcabin do-clothes out ober night hasn't  elevated de mqral stand in of society  ober two feet.  M. Quad.  Minard's LiuiMt Cnres Distemper.  SAVED HIS POSITION.  QUICK WIT LANDED HIM SAFELY OUT  ' OF A TIGHT   PLACE.  How a Cleric Worked Up an Excuse  Tlmt Was Gladly Accepted by His  Employer, to Wham He Had SIiotvh  Gross Incivility.  "Tt's'mighty hard for a clerk to be  suave aud polite all the time," said a  department manager in one of*the big  stores. "A clerk' is* like any ot' or bu-  man being, subject to headaches and  Indigestion and lits of irritability, and  occasionally he will be a little gruff  without intending it. When I was  younger, a few thoughtless,words once  came near losing me a good ,job, and  the way I escaped being tired was  rather amusing. It happened like'this:  "I had charge of the men's furnishings counter in a large'clothing, store,  and the pay being (irst rate,and chance  of promotion excellent I was naturally  anxious to bold oh to the job., One  morning, however, I was feeling all  out of sorts and was just developing  an ugly headache, when a man came'in  nnd, asked-to see some cravats.  - "1 could tell from his general appearance he was from* the north", and he  had a curt, semisupercilipus manner  that irritated me , immediately. If ��������� 1  had been feeling well, 1' would have  kept ,my temper, but my head was  ,throbbing, and when' be ,pawed over  the stock, finding fault with',everything  and sneering at my statements ,as to  quality.! began to get crusty.,   -  "Finally I couldn't stand it any longer. . 'If you really want a scarf.' I  *-;aid. 'you'll find plenty here that. 1  dare say, are as good as anything  you've been accustomed to wear.' .lust  then I happened to look up and caught  sight of a' floorwalker standing in a  rear aisle, and'making frantic gestures.  to me with his bands.  ' " 'If you'll wait a moment' 1 said to  the customer,' wondering what the  dickens was up, Til see,if I can'" find  something else at the other side/. With  that 1 hurried over to where the* floorwalker was standing. ^Vbat's the matter?' I asked in a low tone.  " 'Great Scott, man,' be whispered,  "that's the boss!'  "The store, as I should ba'ye explained,-was the southern branch of a New  York establishment, and during .the  time Tbad been there the head of the  iii-m had never before paid it a yisit in  person/' Consequently I-didn't-know  him by sight, and my -blood ran cold  when 1 "realized bow hopelt-ssly 1 . bad  'rammed" my foot into it. During the  next five seconds 1 did some quick  thinking, and among, other things that  came crowding into my mind was the  -fact that the boss bad beeu married only a short time before. That gave me  an idea.  " Tm going back,' I whispered to the  floorwalker, "and in a minute or two  you send one of the boys to me with a  piece of folded letter paper.'  " 'What are you up to?' be asked.  *' 'Never mind,' said I., ,'You do exactly as I,say. Let him just hand me  the paper and walk off. I hurried back  to the counter and found my man looking black as thunder. 'Sorry.' I said,  still as gruff as ever, "but that's all we  have. If nothing in it suits you. you'll  have to go elsewhere.'  , -������������������ -very well.' he replied sarcastically,  'and now let me.give you a small piece  of information.    I'���������  "At that moment a boy banded me*  the paper. 1 tore it open, pretended to  read a note, slapped my leg joyfully  arid proceeded to do a double shuffle on  the floor. The stranger glared at me in  amazement. 'What the deuce is the  matter with yon?' be growled. "Are  you crazy or-just drunk?'  "'Neither!' I cried. '1 am simply relieved, inexpressively relieved and rejoiced!    You must pardon this idiotic  exhibition, my dear sir,' I w-,*. 0D/earnestly, 'and 1 hope you will\*iso pardon my gross rudeness to yo, a mo.,  ment.ago.    I was beside myse-. wjtb  anxiety and didn't know  what \Was  doing.    The fact is.'   I said,  witbthe"  best,  imitation   of   diffidence   I   co-*ci  muster up, 'the fact is,  we have juU ���������  bad a new arrival  out at  my   house:.  It's  a   boy,   sir:  and   everything's  all  ���������  right. ' And really 1 hope you will overlook'��������� ''  " 'Don't say a word.' he interrupted,  cordially grasping by hand. ��������� 'I appre'ei-.  ate your feelings, and your apology is  <  ample.    Here's niy card.' '  "So that was the way I got out'of it," ^  added the department manager, grin-'"  ning, "but it was a close shave, espe- ,  cially  in view'of the fact tbat-L was  and am a case hardened old bachelor, .  with a special aversion to infants.  Tho  boss' was very  kind  and cordial, and  whenever he came to town afterward  he never failed to ask how the youn-  ster was getting on.   JL-Ie doesn't kttowo  any better to this day."'   .  Ho-itonN  Slave Market.  ' In the old colonial days Boston bad  an "intelligence o(nc6," which was.aiso  a slave market, as appears from a notice published in February, 1770: "'The  intelligence office opposite the CJoldun  Ball, lately, kept by Benjamin Leigh, is  now kept, by Grant Webster. ' There,  is to be sold at said office West India-  and'New England rum,-,wines of several sorts, male and female negroes.  several secondhand chairs,"' etc.  Too l.orits to Wnit. ���������  "I disown you!'.' cried the angry parent. "I shall cut you off with a���������shilling!" ���������    -,  "Yes., sir,"' replied the erring' son.  "And might I-havo the shilling now?"  ���������Stray Stories.      '   ':  From tbe.rootof the pretty flower  known as white bryony cfn be made a  decoction which acts with magical effect in" curing bruises of all descriptions. It is said to be peculiarly "efll-  cactous in healing a blac.ke.ued eyo.  OLD .WORLD ITEMS;  Of the total area of the Japanese empire���������1-17,000 square miles���������hardly 12 per,  cent is cultivated. - *  ��������� -In England aud Wales there are" 7.371 .  Spiling boats aiTd -10.000 lisliernxMi engaged in'the sea fishery. ,Lasi year "they,  caught (.i.S."0.0p() hundredweight'of fish,  'including- 2."2;j().000 hundredweight r of  herring.     , , '    . -    '      '  The richest bed of sulphur in the'world-  has been found in Trause-ispia. Russia,  -100 miles from1 Khiva. The ore is sandstone and- conlains 00 per cent of sulphur. It is estimated the mound eon-  tains 0.000,000 tons of sulphur. '.  Plow cattle being exterminated in In-,  dia, an'ingenious famine ollieial has. relieved the government of a superhuman  dillicult.v by inventing a man ' plow.  The unprecedented specracle is now witnessed of men yoked to this implement  A Pasteur insiitute-has just-been opened at Vvassauli, a bill" station in the Punjab district, about HO miles from Simla,  India. It is thus no louger, neecssary for  a person bitten by a rabid animal to  journey to Paris for treatment by inoculation.  PERT  PERSONALS.  The divine Sarah aud Edmund Rostand are a golden pair to draw to.���������  Atlanta Constitution.  The Russia u commander in China,  General Tschitschagoff, is not ,a man to  be sneezed at.���������Minneapolis .Journal.  The "Rev." .John Alexander Dowie  says he is not an American and is proud  of it. So is America.���������Philadelphia  Ledger.  Bathhouse John's verses will not rank  high as poetry, but it must be remembered that they were intended for a popular song.  g.jacmpi'ftiii:  That Appeals to the Best Judgment of  tlie Best. People and Gets Right  Down at the Cause of Disease..is J>U. .CEA-E'S  KIDUEY-LIVEE,   PILLS.  Why is it'that in nearly every home  in the land you find some of Dr.  Chase's family remedies? "Why. is it-  tbat Dr. Chase is honored and esteemed as a true physician of undoubted skill? Why is it that Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills arc kept  in the family medicine chest as indispensable for everyday ills' which  arise from constipation and slug-gisli  action  of the liver  and kidneys ?'  It is because Dr. Chase's remedies  arc all honorable medicines. Medicines  that have been tried in the severest  cases and proven to be of most unusual value. They are immensely successful because everybody has learned'  to have confidence in them and confidence in their discoverer. Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills have for nearly  a quarter of a century taken the lead  as the greatest seller which medicine  dealers handle, and this enormous  sale is entirely due to the downright  merit which they possess. They cure  when others fail.  It is when there is a bitter taste in  the mouth, hea.vine.ss aboitt the stomach, headaches, backaches, pains in  the shoulders and limbs and depressed, languid feelings, that people turn  to Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  Torpid liver, inactive kidneys and irregular bowels are the cause  of    at  least seven-tenths of human ills. Dr.,  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills invigorate  these organs as no'other preparation  was ever' known to do; and .what is  best of all, they not merely, afford relief, but strike deeper and make thorough and lasting cures.  Mr. Waiur B-jotu, Consecon, Prince Edward county. Out., stites:���������"I was troubled  for somij your.** with kidney and liver oi-ease  tmd pains in my back, and Day st< inach was  s.) bad I could not oat hearlv food and had  difficulty in keeping any food in my stomach. I was so nervous that I could scarcely  take a drink of water w thout spilling much  of it, my hand trembled so. an 1 1 had lost  flesh, until my weight fell from 155 to 138  pounds.  "Hearin<]- of a similar case that was cured  by Dr. Chase's Rernedi, s, I commenced by  taking Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, six  boxes of which entirely cure my kidney and  liver ��������� troubles. I then began Dr. Chase's  Nerve Pood for my nervousness. It strengthened my stomach and whole system, nnd I  gained in flesh. I cannot speak in terms of  too. great praise for Dr. Lhae's Kidney-Liver  PilL and .Nerve Pood, for besides curing me,  they did my father, who is an old man, a  great deal of good. I have every confidence  in recommending these remedies."  Mr. J. J. Ward, J. P., certifies that ho  know-* Mr. Walter Kooth, and that this statement of bus cure is periectly correct.  lhe chance-" are  hat your neghbors have  used Dr.  Chase's Kidney Liver   Pills.    Ask  them.   One Pill a doe.     25c a  box, at all  dealers,   or Edman--on,  Bates & Co.,   To-  ' ronto.  '"���������>'  'ft  r  P  Si  i  j  i  i*ii  %  n  ���������i|  '6  M  f.;  ���������if  'ffil  ?*���������  4  i 'I  I  '  -I '*  nJ>  "."    -i-���������v���������T���������t���������i���������t     r     t-     r    -������ ������-   -r  WKCIIUll  I  T  He "Was "Very Terri'Dlo In "War, but  Easily Disarmed by a Woman.  _T_J_  .T.    .?.  v������ -fr  'I*  'I'  'I'  -I'"*'  Whenever ' the    widow,    Magdalen  Monostary,   sent   her   son,   who   was  studying   law   in   the   residence,' bis  monthly, stipend, she alw;ays accompanied It by a closely written eight page  letter.    What wonder then that when  the occasion really called for it.anil the  1    , ' case was important she-*should  have'  sent hgr,elder brother a  communica-  ' tion  which  might easily ,be mistaken  ,   for a volume, nearly every tenth line of  which appealed to him to,save the fain-  c'       lly  honor  and  that  immediately  and  without a moment's delay.  "My., strength is exhausted and my  ; ,     son is obdurate," pleaded she, "and  I  do not dare say a word, as he immediately  throws  out. hints  and   makes  threats   which   makes, my   blood   run  cold and my heart to stand still.    I am  anticipating some terrible calamity.  In  , my opinion the best thing to do would  ��������� be to talk to the girl'herself,' only I  ', could not do it. as I am nothing but a  mere woman:    With you it-is different.  You. being a man. could do it so much  better than I.   The honor of our family  .,    is at stake,  and  my whole trust and  confidence are anchored on you."  o Thus appealed-to and tlie case being  so urgent, tlie general' lost not a moment's time. , Having consulted a time  a    table and sent, a'telegram to his sister  saying, "I am coming," he left <*n the  - spot.     "I   shall   hit   this"', idyl   right  through    the    center,"    muttered . he,  -twisting the ends of'-his mustache'into  such fierce ends as if he Intended tp  ..    "  spear, the idyl  on  their  points.    The  i' '      widow.-Magdalen Monostary, could not  do otherwise than meet him at the depot ,and, falling -on his neck, sob her  soul out on-his manly bosom.    On the  "way home she did "nothing but lament:  "Only a tailor's daughter!   Only a tailor's daughter!"    The general made a  ' .deprecatory   gesture.    "All  right,   my  dear, all  right.    Console yourself.    I  am going to see things."  .As the carriage rolled along the single: street-of thp little province town  *.*' the news that the general had arrived  spread like, wild Are, and at the market  square a small boy yelled: "Won't tai-.  Iors get it, though!    The general has  arrived."  But.the prodigal son, he who  '.;    jeopardized the-family honor, was'.nowhere to be fouud. as he had'Vleft the  /'. <��������� house early inthe morning.1       ...    ,..r ;  "Never mind."  said the - general. \ "1'  have come to see to things with regard  to the girl.   I do not need him."  '  "Shall   I -accompany   you,   Belshaz-���������  -zar?" / t,  "No, indeed. Women invariably spoil'  everything. I will manage without  you,"--and' straight-, as a, ramrod be  started on his errand to the loud clank-  ' ing of his sword, which struck the side-  , walk at every step, .until he reached  ; the*, hut in wrhich the. tailor patched  and steamed the pants of the poorer  citizens of the town. He was followed  at a respectful distance by a small regiment of barefooted children, who star-,  ed in awestruck admiration at bis belligerent mustache and gold embroidered collar and who whispered among  themselves. "He is going to the tailor's,  and he will murder Este with that saber!"  \ .  The general finally noticed the crowd  of. little  ragamuflins,  and  their  sight  ,   made him furious.    He could not very  well disperse them, for a general could  not so far forget bis dignity as to notice the children of the rabble, but on  reaching  his  destination   he gave the  (V; door such a tremendous pull that the  tailor,  who  for  the  last  five minutes  had been trying to look dignified, near-  ,     ly fell off the,table.  The general remained standing on  the threshold. He looked the tailor up  and down and then dowir-aiid up and  finally thundered in his most military  accents. "Are you the bossV" If the  tailor had dared to answer truthfully,  he would have answered, "Not ex act-'  ly." As it was, however, be answered  with humility, "1 am, but I hope you  will kiudly excuse it." .  The general looked the frail little  man over once more and thought within himself: "What an acquisition to  one's family! Something truly to be  proud of!" ... From  Here the Mrs., who, to do her justice, patch,  had much more presence of mind than  her husband and was much the cooler  of the two, offered a chair to.the general, saying. "Won't you accept a section of our modest little home?"  But the general frowned her down  and remained standing. "Thank you,"  ���������mid he stiffly, "I have no intention of  sitting down.    I want to speak to your  There wras so much dignity about this  young girl, who was a schoolteacher,  that she seemed entirely out of har-  'mony with the surroundings in the fa**  ther's hut.  ' The general turned to the tailor and  asked in a considerably milder tone of  voice, "Is this your daughter?"  But the girl opened the door into the  sitting room and said firmly, "Kindly  step this way, general." The next moment the' general saw himself alone  with her in the scrupulously clean sitting room. He took a chair, while'she  remained leaning against the mantel.  , But the general did not remain seated  long. He almost immediately arose  again. He walked' out of one corner  of the room into the other, furiously  twirling his mustache. He looked  right and left and up and'down and  then became aware that he did not;  know'how to begin. Finally the girl,  said, "l thought you wanted to speak  tome?"        ��������� , ^    c  The general struck a martial attitude, grabbed his sword and stuttered,  "Yes, yes. but perhaps you have'already guessed what I'have come for?"  "I think I have," faltered the girl.  The old general heaved a" sigh of relief. "In .that case," said be, "I have  not much more to add. 'You seem to  be a superior sort of a girl and will  therefore understand that cthis, marriage is not"��������� , ' " '  , "To be thought of!" the girl managed  to finish, with i\. choking' voice*. 'She  was as pale as death and her features  set and expressionless, but she stood  straight before him and .looked squarely into his eyes. ,-> . ��������� .  The general retreated a step." lie  was very much embarrassed, and decidedly uncomfortable. -It seemed to him  as if he would much rather have been  in the thickest of the battle than where  he was. An unaccountable feeling  akin to fear began creeping over him,  and in order to do something ana relieve the tension, he said in a voice of  thunder, "My nephew is a good for  nothing, God forsaken reprobate!"  Something like a red flame'shot into  the girl's eyes. ."Do not slander him iu  my presence." said she threateningly. ���������  The general was effectively silenced.  JHe felt as if his mission was at an end,  and yet he did not want to acknowledge himself beaten nor yet leave without having made- his peace with the  girl. He"'had the need of saying something comforting to the girl , without  exactly apologizing. He approached  her again and said in a soft, hesitating  voice": "Excuse me. my r-bild! . I am-so  sorry!" At the sound of-this gentle, -  appealing voice the outward composure.  t whichi/ the. girl ^had been . keeping hip  with-difficulty-completely forsook bt  and -she bvoke'down. Seizing'both  arms of the general with an irqn grasp,  she called out in a- voice ablaze vVit'h'*'  passion: "Then- why.do <ypu .want to  kill me? What has brought you here?  Whom have I* dishonored ��������� and what'  bldt is there ou me?" '* "  The general felt as if some one was  strangling him, and then; he'became furious at himself.1 - lie -broughtl";his fist  down on the table with.sucb force that  everything danced upon it and,, running up and down the room, shouted:  "'Whatever did 1 come hero for? Is  this my funeral? Am I a detective or  a hangman? 'Is it my business to persecute women?"  ,  "Forgive me," stammered the.frightened girl-tearfully. "1 did not mean  to"���������  9  THE OLD AND THE NEW  TRANSPORTATION  HUDSON  METHODS IN THE  BAY COUNTRY.  4  'the  Resources   of Tliia   Land,   of  Legend, History and Romance���������lTrom   tlie Time pf  Kins; Charles, Who Granted the  Company a  Charter  in   3 870,   to   the   Pre-  ������       sent Day���������The Newer Methods.  More than two centuries have passed since the Commercial world    was  lirst attracted by___the. resources'   of  the Hudson Bay country, and its development lirsL begun.     When on the  second  of    May,'  167-J, .'King  Charles  granted  the  royal  charter   that- gave  to 'the Hudson Bay' company a'll that  vasti    stretch     of  territory  north   of  what-was   then  French   soil,   extending from  the .Atlantic to   an     ocean  they .knew no't where, ,he gave away,  far  more  than, ho   knew.     But  King  Charles was deeply 'in the debt of his  ,royal     cousin,     ' Jlupert,     the   Black  Prince,   one  time  terror   of  the  West  indies islands,   for soldiers and treasures  furnished  him  when hard .pressed 'in the wars.    In fact,  it might be  said   that  King   Charles   was   almost  'indebted     to' Prince 'Bupert  for    this  throne,  for  without the  soldiers- and  treasures 'which  he   furnished' it    -is  ���������hardly probable that a .Stuart would  ever have ,'a'gain'ruled  over England.  So   it   happened      that     when,,this  royal   cousin   asked   for .a   grant     of  'the  territory' in  North 'America     encircling*     Hudson's   Bay   and  stretching westward  for unknown distances'  King Charles was quite well  pleased  at  being  able   to  pay  his   debts , so.  easily.,   That  charter   completed    the  organization   of   "The   Governor,-and  Company     of    Mcrchants-Adventtirers  Trading   Into  'Hudson's   Bay.'-'     The  same   company   exists   to-day,      aiid,  though   an   almost   countless   number,  of fortunes Ka-ve- been  taken from the  land which an "early king of England  gave-away",   thuy" .have  not   impoverished it,  and many more fortunes remain   for   others   to   gather   in   years  to  come.   - ' '  For more than two centuries this  same company, now commonly called,  tho Hudson's Baj- Company, has opera! ed in the country granted by  royal warrant to Jfrince Rupert and  his merchant, companions. 'The story  of what it has done of the adventures of ..its. early .employes, the  hardships .they^.endured and the , international- contentions < for the' land  which they ' successfully combatted  are all graphically. * told by Mr.  Becklcs Willson, in his recent book,.  '���������'.The ' Great-"Company." Of this  company h'e says,in his  preface:  ' "Ghange^.'Hhc'easin/r. ,never'- ending  .'change,   has  marlied ' the 'history    *������of  through the past summer pushed  through the forest searching for the  easiest route for a roadbed, and for  the most profitable territory for the  road- to   traverse  Once past the Canadian Pacific  main line and the world knows but  little of the.,, resources of the great  ���������territory that stretches away to the  north, but the prospectors who have  been thoroughly exploring the country, and who have just been called  in for the winter, bring back glowing accounts of what may he, ex-  ���������pected  of it  once,-it is  opened  up.'  ���������" H. Oler-rue.- the bend of th-3 cim-  dicate that is developing the resources of the country,'is very enthusiastic over, the prospects. The prospectors that he has kept in* the northern  forests-'through the summer tell'him  that vast forests of spruce, valuable  for pulp^'pine, hardwoods, tamarack  and i cedar lie all along the. route.  The trees are large and of fine, clear  gr*-*in. There are A'ast beds of kaolin  and china clay, iron ores, carbonate  of iron/" copper, gypsum- and otlier,  minerals. >, , r  The spruce -forests continue northward of the hardwood clear to^ the  shores of Hudson Bay. They form  a .source -of raw material for paper  making for ��������� an .unlimited period.  There is enough spruce along the  line of this road to make the paper  of the world, it is .estimated, 'for 3 .-  ,000.u years. Besides, it is stated,  there' are millions ,6f acres of 'land  timbered with'maple, beech and  ���������fine farming  ]and&   once  cleared  , How to Avoid Ca.rclili*:-' Cold.  Keep your vitality  above the negative  condition.  - ]So, disease  can  exist   where   there   is   an   abundance' pf,.  pure   blood.     To - ' get   the   necessary  amount  oat' nutritious food; ' to  circulate   it   perfectly,   take   proper   exercise;  to. purify it, get'fresh air and,  sunlight.     Jf a perfectly healthy condition  of "the skin exists 'and an even  temperature'     of 'the  surface  of     the  body is maintained   it  is impossible to  catch  cold.'    Cold  water" baths  taken  every day will  do muchvt*oward pro- -  ducing   the   former-;., proper   fopd.^and .  exercise,   tho fatter.      Nature * gives  alarm-in'-'the  first  ch-illipff  Heed it at oh<ie,f or p-ay,tiie  Take a-brisk" walk  of-run,  .  deeply," and' keep''the  mouth  Jf you  are so Situated-that  do      neither,  breathe' deeply,,  and   noiselessly,   until  you  that  yoiir   body _  has  ,i noga tive to * a po'si tivo  ���������������v  oak  ANTONIO CONTALIAINOS-  The, Greek Stronjr Man aiul Wrestler N'ow  in New York,*  Antonio I'anagi Coutalianos, the  Creek strong man and wrestler, v is  now in New York and is ready to  meet all comers in the weight lifting  line "and is especially anxious to arrange a C-reco-Koman wrestling bout  "Forgive you? On the contrary.- I  beg your pandon. ��������� What must , you  think of me? 1 am a soldier, not a  lawypivand I shall see that uo,*orie mo-.  lests you. T came to see to" things,,and  I mean to do it. and wbatl am going  to���������well, is going to happen."  With this be opened the door leading',  into the workshop, where the father  and the mother of the girl were,, and  roared with a vojee which made the  walls shake: "l am asking for the hand  of your daughter, for my nephew, as  she evidently' loves the rascal, and. you  are not going to say me nay, but* you  are goim,' to let her marry him. There  now! At last everything is settled satisfactorily." Arrived at bis sister's  house, he placed himself in front of  her and in a voice loud enough to ��������� ue  heard by a whole regiment he said: "l  have seen to things. Everything is settled as it ought to bo. All you Have to  do now is to .see that the wedding is  celebrated at once, for you cannot expect me to undertake the journey twice  on the same business.'-' ���������Transln ted  the (Jermair For  Pittsburg Dls-  daughter."  The girl was probably nor unprepared, for she stepped through a half open  door and said, *'Here I am, general!"  Then the general did quite unconsciously what so far he had forgotten  to do. He saluted, at the same time  critically examining, tho girl who  threatened his family with a misalliance.  She was slender, but of a majestic  figure. She had an exquisite head of  soft blond hair aud magnificent blue  eyes suspiciously red around the edges,  as if they had shed a good many tears.  Thoughtlessness.  Thoughtlessness is at a discount in  this practical, workaday world. An'  .employer once asked a clerk why he  failed to take advantage of an opportunity to make a good sale. "I didn't  think, sir," was the reply. "That is no  excuse," very justly rejoined the merchant "You are paid to think!" Perhaps half the failures to achieve success in life come of thoughtlessness.  Brains were created pot for ornament,  but for use. The man who thinks wins  the race.   An Inference.  "I just know she is ten years older  than she admits," said the woman with  the sharp nose.  "How?" asked the other half of the  duo.  "Why would'she be letting tbat 10-  year-old kid make love to her if she  were as voung as she pretends?".  OLD METHOD OF TKAXSPOKTATIOX',AROOXD  *-���������   . -HUDbOX BAY. L ��������� ���������*  this hemisphere of burs"; yet there is.  .one force', one 'institution, which survived nearly all conditions and 'all  regimes. *-l'or two full' centuries the  Hudson's Bay Company existed, unshorn of its greatness���������and endures  still���������the one enduring pillar in the  new, world "mansion." "    ,*  P'or much the-greater part of those.  Lavo cencarjos, 'Uie dog " loam, the  canoe and other priuiiti\e methods  of transportation know u to the Indians and the. Esquimau:*-* were .tho  only .means, .of. transporting the marketable. prodiifCts" of the. great territory ' to where the traders of the  company ^youid exchange goods from  England for' .them: '-'But-a few. years  ago the''Canadian ������������������ Pacific .Railway invaded, a- portion of .the field occupied  by the .company, and the territory  through which-'it [Kissed soon became  rich -provinces instead.of- the Indian  hunting  grounds   of   former  years.  But 200 miles of,, unbroken forest  still-lay between the nearest pOint  touched by the railroad and the inland sea around which . the company  had first' erected its forts and warehouses, while to the north and west  almost the same conditions existed  that the first traders of .the company had found when they invaded  the territory more than 200 year--,  ago.  Now a new line of rails is being-  pushed forward to tap this rich  country, and assist in its more rapid development. The northern terminus of this new line is to be directly on the shores of the bay,  where a town will be built.  Through the Canadian forests,  north of Sault Ste. "Mario, workmen  arc now laying a half a mile of railroad tracks every day, .'ind moro  than 45 miles of the road have already been  prospectors  ���������: ., AXTONIO COXTALlANibS.,  with  Ernest  -Eoebei1  for  the  world's  chfimpionship.   '      ."' ���������' ' *  , Coutalianos is a- native of Athens  "and' has travelcd< in almost every  country of tho 'v/brld, I-lisvrecord  shows that ho is one of the greatest  strong men in the world and-that.'he  has few equals at-wrestling. *  ���������Among -the best men who have  been defeated by lfim are the Italian  champion, Paul Kepcrto: the Spanish  chaJnpion, Stcllins. '��������� and Semun, the  Sultan's best man, whom he vanquished in Constaninople. Coutali-.  anos also made a clean sweep of'  Chile, meeting' all comers and defeating Surgiano, Pinakla, Cristilo and  Callistro, the best men of that country.  Cautaliano's*'chief feats of strength  arc the lifting of 2.200 pounds, with  harness: lifting a -JL00 pound ball in  each hand., and the lifting of three  cannons, which are strapped to him  and fired.' off .while he holds them in  the air. - ���������  The     Connecticut  str,tion  has    re-  Flour Made From Bananas.  The  nutritive  value  of  flour    made  from -dired      bananas  has     attracted  popular  attention      during 'the     last  couple of   years.  State  experimental  ecntly*   analyzed   banana,   flour     made  from  three  sorts   of     bananas.      The  flour is made by cutting the fruit into  small   pie.es.   drying and  grinding.  It  appears that the fresh  bananas closely  resemble    fresh       apples  in     their  chemical composition,      and     banana  flour similarly, reseuibles  dried  apples  in  nutritive  material.     It      contains  much less protein than wheat    flour,  and  less  than  half   as.much  as  rice,  while  its carbohydrate ' contents     approach closely that of these two popular  articles   of  diet.   In  those  countries  where  banana  flour   i.s  prepared-  in  considerable  quantities,   it   is. used  in   combination     with   milk,     sugar,  etc..   in   the   preparation   of  custards,  cakes and similar articles.���������Southern  Industrial  News.  you  completed.       Other  -men,  and   engineers,' have   all  The Possihle Millionaire.  ���������   Moosley���������-What  would  you  do  if  had a million dollars a year?  Mudge���������The assessor, of course.  From the foregoing the casual reader  may learn that in. America, where even  the lowest has a chance to rise, the great  middle class is fully alive to and able to  assume the plain duties inherent in the  possession of wealth. ��������� Indianapolis  Press.    ?  Popular British Son]?.  The British general was bumming to.  himself as he walked along.  "Wot's that.-'e's singin?" asked Tommy  Atkins.  The correspondent shook his head.  "I don't recognize, it," he said, "but  very likely it's 'There's one more river to  cross.' "���������Chicago Times-Herald.  you,-an  feeling,  penalty,  breathe  closed,  you' can  ��������� rapidly,  are  satisfied  passed from  condition.     Take care of.your thr.oat  and lungs    by  protection from' within,  as i well as protection from. with-'-,,  out;   by   keeping '   the  mouth   close'd"1  when passing from a warm  to a less  warm   temperature.     Precautions   ara  often wrongly taken.    It may be bet-V  ter      to      turn .your -chest   protector '  around and ma.ke a back protector ol  it,   thus   protecting,, your   chest     and  lungs  by ' the  nec< ssary pare  of  < the  spinal . column, .along   which   is    .the,  chain     of  sympathetic, nerves.     It  is ,  better-tp   turn, up-rone's   coat   collar  than   to   wear, a   mufller,   and   bcttpr  to      protect   carefully-^,       the'     bacj-rj  of,       the        neck        from'     draughts  of      cold air      , than        to,      pro1  tect-'thCv.thrQat,.,.., Pay'_-attention ' -to'  the feet by -keeping" them- dry. Discard cotton hose in-win ter 'and ---year  woollen. ..-It is not-; the woollen--hose,  that' make the*'feet, perspire: > it-'is  nervousness'- , which has "been 'caused  by worry ; or excitement. Tn this  condition and through this enure'the  feet ,*-,become dam]), chilly, clamn-i^.,  and  the  result  is that the glands    of  l*5  it  fail;  'Ai  the '   -throat     become  hoarseness ensues. , '  enlarged,'     and\j.  iSt>  Pithy  young- man  mid Pointed. a'  may   die  but' an  old  ���������i ���������',  -vv  mani-  A  rrian must. ��������� ,. ������������������'"������������������','*  Continued t *,cheerfulness ".is  a  fest sign   of'wisdom.-,     /   '<   -''   :',l'!.fc-  Maids   of'honor",are   those  "who ,*,do  not indulge' in  flirtations.    '    - ���������-'".'  . .��������� * < "i  From   the   mother's -point   of';.*yiew  aii  ugly  baby( is an'-impossibility.,-*'  ���������The  Avoman  question   fo'r "cent-ufres  has v   been: ,     '''What ��������� did   she have  on?-' ��������� i "  '  * - , " , /-;��������� ;* '.*���������-;  It,  is,. liOj credit- to  a man 'l^-kcep.  his   word   because.no   one -will , take  it. -V . *   - ,'    ���������<"���������"   .'- ���������       '";-.-.*������������������ - '-'���������'" - ������������������  " \Vhen -   ghosts',walk -they --probably  enter   houses "l^y, the  aid' of "skeleton n  keys-.   ' ���������   "   '.: ��������� * .*���������-. 'U   '-'- i   ;,  It may  ���������'���������������������������n;6't hurt a-joke  to  crack  it,'������������������.but"some "of   the" cracfter&V.ought:  to  be hurt.1'**      . , V f,- .   . /-  ' "L,ove is but a  transport"  s'ays a*.  poQt.      Yes,   and'' sociSVai. canal  boat,  for-"that  mat-tot**..* *        ,    ,  ** A lady       who' hafe' boon  a widow.  , three''tiin'(Js''Sa3*Ai*.a good place, to get  1-jl* husband is,by  tho ear.   si-      ���������   .' "���������  Only   after*'a   pftt51i.c,; favorite., be- -  comes a   ���������'"has-been"  ci'oes he b'e*gTTi  to  realize  the .emptiness  of-'-applati^*.  Wise'^S'   the' in'nn  wko kd.oes  of     his  owln hyie will   that  which   he  -v^ould"  sho!������t!-y. ,bo,  .compelled   to'  r-cpe if  otherwise  do.    ���������      '       ��������� ��������� -. ;  It   is   related" of  Midas:.that ..what  ever he touched  turned  to, gold, now-  adays  with  thing. ' ������������������*���������  I-���������-..'*-.'������V   ,->11*'      to'u'cft'-so'tW men:  'gold   I he'y ,"5will**^t.urn , io.  any-  . *������������������ A_  , ���������������������������    - >������������������ .v  Sli:*'*--,^!. Keep   Onolc.  ��������� A citizen called recently at tha  water regist-rjhr's office and introduced himself and his business''b-y saying: "I'm Mister .Jerry Mjildoonj  My cellar is. full** of water, and mjn  hins will 'be .drowned* if it i?������n't fixed, so t want y'bu-,<to -fix it.').  : Mr. -Muhjoqn was' into titled that  nofhing''courd "bo, d*6i|t'for him there.  Tw-;o    ' or  appeared,  ahout   that  \vcy:sc than  "Cut   wo  Mr.. Muldoon,  ine; about  it. '-  "Ves,   but  my   cellar  must  be  or  iny  bins   v/ilT he  drowned."  "Well. Air.   Aluh'oon.     did   you  three days later he    re-  r"l   ������������������o'.'-rie     ������������������again   to   see  cellar^.", said   he,   "It's  ever."*  told  ������.ou   the. other   day,  that we   can' 'do   noth-  i  fixed  the  mayor  "Jndade.  M'uldoon.,'.  "And, what  "What did  doom'  says  ducks?' "  about  the  matter?"  and  I. did,"   replied  see  Mr.  ���������^  he;*  did- tb-c.."mayor  say,  is  it?  ������������������'-why  don't  say?"  ���������At'V.Mtilr"  you  kapo  , ���������-���������'.'  ,;��������� Th-- Umlirclla Maker.  .'Two  cyclists set out  the.other day  for  a-spin...   One     got it    long  way  ahead  of  the nl.her.' anti',* turning  an  tho   lu5ie.  collapsed  ;-sitonos. ''smashing  his  f-'ottine;   irretrievably  :  the spokes.  "'witl-/  her  egg  bas-  lyp     conic  down  "the  ugly   corner      ii)  i ovfer   a .heap   Of  machine'   was  mixed. up aior-ng  An   old -woman  **��������� , i  ket.   happening ���������������  r;oad just then, was met round the  bend by the second cyclist, who asked her: .       _  "My .good woman, liq.ve you seen a  young man'on a .bicycle up.here?"  "Na, na,"' was * "the ��������� reply. "I've  "ecd no bi'c.ycios.^vbutvl^vo seen a man  sitting on* the floor mending umbrel-  l^o "        " ...'���������;' 'V-  litirgc .JSnterprises.  inclined   to   put   ou  airs  TIie'Dity oi  . "Maybe  hc^s ;  because-be has'it barr*el.i*bf money," said  one politician.,^, ., ,  "We'll svoon. teach him something about  modern polities," replied the other in a  resolute tone. "We'll lot" him realize that  nowadays a niari wh'p-gets into a campaign with anything smaller than a hogshead   *s" ex'cAedingly'-'yinal]   potatoes."  o  ������������������*w>.1fc������i.V|  k&  ��������� -ft*.'  '!���������]��������� (S r    -_-,----- --- - - r     -- ,  jjJJsr-**: J-*5a ���������tiiL-r!a7W,l*t'F.risa=siMMfc-7*^^fcli-*t������c  if  If  ��������� i*  ��������� **-rv  mi  tr"-  1*1-  fit  Llifi*���������''  it '-  |i$ i  $  IV-  in  ii!'  115  3' ���������'  i .;*  Sf*  ft-  i*>  n  ������������������  IH.  fir  !  I!  t' i  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  IS8UED EVERY. WEDNESDAY.  ���������mlMcriptiom, #2 ������ T ar, in advanc*  I. Hn&ersoit, Bfcitor.  ������f^AdT������rtUer������wh-o want their ad  kaar^t    -Bhoald get   copy> in   by  jiB *.m. 4*7 before issue.  SmWeriWrt   filling     to  receive]   The  twn������ regulerljr will confer ft fftvcr by nbti-  wimf  W������������ *ffioe-  ���������f eto Work Strictly O. O. D.  Craneieat Ads Cash in Advance.  WEDNESDAY, JAN.   30, 1900  ,   It is with  the profoundest grief  that the news of the.death   of  our  beloved Queen has heen   received.  It has been known for eome time  that Her Majeaty'a health had been  Jailing, but until  the   dread. mo-  meat comes one reiuses   to. believe  thai the termination will be   fatal,  and we whoo have   been born   and  raised under her rule cannot  help  but feel the sudden consciousness  ftfeometbinggohe. \Signa   of sorrow are visible everywhere, even at  Pretoria the burghers ehow a symr  pathy which we   pray   and  trust  easy have the  effect   of   restoring  Victoria can justly be called the  "Good" .Her policy was to always  catintaio peace  which waa shown  in bariaft rally before death.   A  h<mdon  despatch    tays:   "Queen  Victoria summoned tho   Prince of  ^alesand the Kaiser to  her bfd-  flide and besought  tbem  ���������*������   they  }eyedh$r -to avoid war %n$ mf in?  ;iainpf*c^M   Ik would   Uke  vol-  OOief to write of the incidents of  fe������ life and reign,  of   her   kindly  jpnpaiby for the  poor   and .dis-  iressed as well as for , the rich, of  bar many acts, of, charity which  will njver be known,, and  of the  . aweetnesi and tru-a womanlines of  bef disposition which has endeared  her to friend and foe  alike.    And  now   our     beloved . Sovereign   of  blewed and glorious memory   having lived to a good old age and full  qf years has been gathered unto her  forefathers.   Her remains will be  laid to rest on the 2nd of February  at Frgomore,  beside   tho&e of   the  Prince Consort, whose memory she  #f������jr held dear.  HxQUiESCAT w  Pace.,  Andrew Carnegie, the iron  millionaire, having endowed   Seattle  with a I200������000 library, has  made  fcjttBelf, apparently, the recipient  of favour! in the way   of  begging  letters, from cranks   of all   kindK.  Tb������S J������ost conaumate piece of copper  fa-cad gall that it has ever  been our  IS^sery te^counts-r.,' is thp cool re-  floeat irf a Beva Dr. Wilson, of Vic-  toria, for enough treasure from Mr.  Carnegie, to 5mprov& lhe   Victoria  library.    . Mr.:-Carnegie  probably  never gave mf|b thought  to   Victoria before ifclsj   but  if  he   now  think* with all his might and main  that, of all the  tupenny hapenny,  little low down, beggarly pla-ces on  tbo continent of Ameiiea,   Victoria  ta>es   the   whole loaf, we cannot  will   blame   him   and   we   will  tope to thank tfce Rev. Wikon for  ybe Bias gibbon brand of-goods  put   up   by   Cansdiana.   JNo  CJbfoape tebop employed  The  drama,  f'Dot,   the   Miner's  Daughter,"   will'be  given  in  the  . Hall on Feb. 19th.   Tickets are on  , ������ale now at Peacey's Drug Store.*  . Genuine extract of vanilla is soft  and mild. Blue Ribbon vanilla is  the only genuine extract of vanilla  on the market.  Mrs. T Kirkwood,   acting  D., D.  G. M.,   Royal   True "T Blues, is  up  with us for a   few days.    She   will  install the officers, of   Cumberland,  lodge.   *      r      ������ " ,  The Japanese or this place,, not  to be behindhand . in their means  of amusing themselves, have just  purchased a fine billiard' table  which they have had set up at No.  2 slope town. ���������  The Rev. Mr. Gray announced  from the pulpit last Sunday that  he had resigned as pastor of Trinity  Church and,would leave Cumberland in March; We are' sorry to  lose Mr. Gray.  Free Press is responsible for the  statement that Lord Roberts was  born on September 30th, 1682.  Thanks friend Press for the information. We would not thought  himeo old. Carries his years uncommonly well, does Bobs I    '.   ,,  The- Seattle P.-I devotes nine  full columns to our late Queen  dealing first with the last scenes at  the dying Sovereign's bedside.  Then with after events in London.  Then with, the signs of mourning  and tributes _paid the memory of  the departed from all parts of the  -world. A. well executed half tone  e-graving 6x8 of Her Majesty illustrates the page.  Mr. C McDonald, of Simon  Leiser's, draped a window in that  establishment most artistically in  black and white upon receipt of the  news of the death of  Her Majesty In the centre was  placed a large picture of our late x  Sovereign., Messrs. Stevenson &  Co. had also a very pretty window  in somewhat the same style.   .  The travelling  dairy   will  visit  Comox    during    March.     Either  from the 10th to 21st or from 21st  to 27th.    A special   agent   of  the  C. P. R. will be   in   Comox at the  same time to ascertain the needs of  the farmers   as   regards   transportation   viaC. P. R.     Mr.   Ander-  Bon, the deputy minister of agriculture, in a letter to the  secretary of  the  agricultural  society, says: "I  hope every man   and  woman   will  attend the   meetings   and   bo   induced to become   members   of   the  inbtitute."  A would-be "bad, man" the other  evening had the indecency lo make  a disrespectful remark   about   our  dead Queen.    A well planted blow,  landed where it did the most -g-ood,  laid him out for   15  minutes.    Let  it be understood   right   here  that  our little  town   is   chuck   full  of  loyal Britons, and it will be just as  Well for the few anti ites who  find  their way in to   keep  their   ultra  democratic opinions to   themselves  or be prepared t j take   th������ consequences.  Bobby Burns was duly honored  at Mine Host Sam Davis' Friday  night. Mr, McKnight occupied the  chair and was ably supported by  .our old friend Mr. Thorburn.  The banquet wafi described to us as  feeing .-simjply p-erfoct, .and due   jufc-  tk-e'was clone to Mrs.   Duvis'   cul  inary   t-uccess.      Songs,   speeches,  toasts,*anecdotes, with a   sparkling -  of   Robs   own   inimitable'  verses',  made old Time   fly   quickly..  -Yet  time was made for   a   jolly dance  which was, kept   up 'far   into  the  "we<srna' hours."    About   60   were  present. , Thef unction also marked  the opening of the  new   hotel  addition, which makes   the "Union,"  always well kept  and comfortable,  now quite up to date and complete  with* every convenience to the public. ' . ' ��������� ,  Faw-btons and   F������nele������.- ���������  Uncut velvet 1b a beautiful material  , for hats and suits of mourning.  The wide spn-aillng black' velvet bow  in the hair, a modified Alsatian. 1b be-  cou'iiUK to many faces.      ,  In the bat ,line1 nothlnj? la smarter  than the low crown aud broad brim.  EviTVthiiig 18 based on, that shape.  Among Parisian fr.ncieR.are the new  boleros with the c-6attail ends.  AlV sorts of bizarre ornaments and  belts are used on the new things, and  o���������lte the latest models have skirts.  trimmed on either side just below tbe  bolt with souWhe. or little velvets, to  match the trimming on the corsage.  Figured velveteens and Persian patterned pnnnee. make attractive waists.  Harmonies of color now find favor In  dress schemes.   ���������    '  Narrow Rllkelastlc belts are as use-  rnl an they are pretty. ; ,  Black hats continue the height of elegance.    ' 'l  CORPORATION OF  CITY OF GUMBERLAND  NOTICE.  Out of respect to the memory of  our late beloved Queen, and as a  :sign of mourning,, on the day of  Her Majesty's funeral, I Hereby  proclaim SATURDAY, the 2nd  day of February next, a public  holiday in Cumberland.  Jas. Carthew,  Mayor.  NOTICE.  he con.pany. and to acquire land,  bon usee, pri. iL-ges,,, and    other aid,  from any   Government,   Municipal  Corporation, or   other   persons  or  bodies   corpora ted   with   power to  leasd and', to   connect' and   make  ti attic-and' other/arrangements with  railway, steamboat and  other companies now or . hereafter   to   be'incorporated, and with power to make  : waggon roads to be used in tbe construction ol  such -railway   and   it:  advance of the Fame,, and   to   levy  and collect tolls'" from  all   persons  using and   on   all   fi eight 'passing  over the   said   railway,   and   such  roads, ���������branches,   ferries, wharves  and vessels owned or  built'.by the  said"Company,   whether   built' or  owned before or after the construc-  struction of the railway, and   .with  all other usual,- necessary   or incidental rights,  ipowers   and   privileges as may be necessary   or$on-  ducive.to   the   attainment   of   the  above objects or any of them.  Dated at Victoria, B.C. this 27th  d*.y of December', 1900.'       '     ,  .   ���������  * CREASE-&'CREASE,  . j9t6-.   Solicitors for rthe applicants.  FINE  in-  DONE AT���������  Tlie lews:Office;  niilnmMa  rlouriag  fflillH Company  e^derby; b. c.  a u l'  it  tifii!il!i  ���������.fJaiATLITS;^  STEOIG BAKERS.  R.P.RithetiCaM  , (LIMITED.) ,   ,  Agents,,-    Victoria, BO  Jf you Wdr^t  a  JACKET or COSTUME  >T HALF PRICE  write to   <p(^g WHITE HOUSE.  67 GOVERNMENT ST. -.    ,  -      ., VICTORIA, B, C.   ***���������*������������������*"***"***"  HENRY YOU KG   &. CO.  are   closing   out  the  .'     Department ���������and are selling their, J ackets and f  Costumes regardless of cost.   -  ' -         '  ,  $8, $10 and $12 Jackets are going for $2*50  ' ,'���������������������������  NOTICE is   hereby   given  that  application will be   made   to  the  Legislative Assembly   of the   Province of  British   Columbia,  at  its  next session, for an   Act to   incorporate a eompany   with   power  to  construct,  equip,     maintain   and  operate either a standard 01 narrow  .guage railway for   the purpose   of  /carrying   passengers   and   freight^  including all   kinds   of   merchandise,'from a point   hi   Wellington  District, thence northerly to a point  in   Comox     District,    Vancouver  Island, situate on or near the  50th  parallel of latitude on or   near the  east coast   of   Vancouver   Island;  thence northerly through  Sayward  and Ruper; Districts^ to Cape Scott,  Vancouvar Island, or to Borne other  point at or near the north   end  of  ;ya.ncquver Island; wilh powor   to  construct, operate,   and   maintain  branch lines to the coast  on either  side of Vancouver   Island   and   to  other   points,    and   all necessary  roads, bridges,   ways,'  and. ferries,  and to  build, own   and  maintain,  wharves, docks, saw-mills, and coal  bunkers; and with power to   build,  equip, own, maintain and  operate  steam and other vessels and boats,  and to operate   the   same  on   any  navigable waters   connecting with  the said railway lines or   branches  thereof; and with power   to   build,  own, equip, operate and   maintain  telegraph and   telephone lines in  connection with the   said railway  and tan<ehes, and   to   carry on  a  general express   business,   and  to  build   and   operate   all   kinds   of  plants for the purpose of supplying  light,   heat,    electricity,  and  any  kind of motive   power;   and   with  power to acquire water  rights, and  to construct dams   and   flumes for  improving and increasing the water  privileges; and with power   to ex-  propriajfce Ifljod .for   the purpose of  Cruets,,     Tea   Sets,     '    Cake    Baskets,  Butter .Dishes,    &c,   &c.  Nothing better in the world for Wedding Presents.  WALLBRiPARTKIDGE  <������������������' ���������*-  o  Our aim is to give the public the most for their  money. The .best goods at lowest prices in all  Departments. Boy's strong nailed Shoes at  $i So and $1.85 per pair, The balance of our  diminishing stock of Rubber Goods,v Gum  Boots, &c. at very low prices |no old or ^inferior stock in these goods to offer). All this  season s Riibbers;-.,: y  Our 35c, Ceylon Tea in bulk is equal to most packet tea retailed at 50c.  Direct from the Soap works���������3 tons (6,000 lbs.) of Soap, Sunlight, Tar,  Blue Mettled,' Yellow,4 lb. bars, including a line of American Toilet Soap  miss  your deer,  BEFORE     BUYING   YOUR  O-TTISrS -AJSTID J-O^II^TTls! ITI02ST-  GET   OUR    PRICES.  As we carryl-he largest stock in B. C, and your cheapest   freight   is  from Victoria.    Repairs by first class workmen.  JOHN BARNSMEV 4 CO  1 lt&.tfOyJSRNtfBaJT ST,       .   - ��������� YIClOfviA, ^  ���������n  'fll  '11  1.1  n  n r  I'I  !  11  i  m  M* 1  kill

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