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Array \  I  '*  N  w  i*.i>  I  I'  f-  h  K  to  He  fi'  * * ~. /<>?  NINTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B. C.   WEDNESDAY,   JULY 9,   1902.  P^SraSffiEHaraSEEHI**-^  iij STORE,  THE B1^  DIusSMUIR AVE.  J  moortations  SiftOM. GREAT BRITAIN.  LADIES'HOSIERS  GLOVES, ,    '   .   ,  < ,       COLORED, & FANCY RIBBON,  ?' - , NAINSOOK,   LAWN,    MUSLIN.    '.     ,���������  '    ,   LACE    CURTAINS,       LADIES'  . FANCY'COLLARS,    TIES, and HANDK' FS.  -Hfirf-TT-iMill III   -f    .1   ���������   tMJjUMMMIIMM^MM^y^^M^^^^^...,..^^^^,,,!    1111   ���������   llll I   JII  LOCALS.  I*  Sgg@s@f@ssgg^sa8gs8ss^&fe   "School   Board   Meeting.  J  inrLADIgS DAPEST   *. LATEST. STYLES,    JUST.'RECEIVED.  Scdtcli Heiiil] Carpets, 15c to 40c. -pe? yd,  SIMON LEISER'S     BIG STORE  fc&#S3BS  asassssssaas  js___timss������_ffi_____3i  fo) . ^        "���������. * * * . *.    * ** '    -ftf '  TVT  9   '   ,-#  n  *������������ it.  6'S  'A|1  -������;.������  9.  ,61  YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B. C.     .,.<*.  ���������������������������--���������,:*'       <-  '       t ,    p  ������_,-���������������������������������- ,*-*      ���������*   \--   -  -,'.- ;HAKD\VaRE." MIIiLoAND1 MINING*,MACHINERY',  * ,    'lAND K^U-J-MTNG- .��������� AND- ^DAIRYING" IMPLEMENTS  ���������',  . '.OT^ALL KINDS/"  ,-. '    *  -���������^gont������*>foi/McCormk^ ' '  I    ;Writ;e*-|or-price- and particulars  P. 0. Drawer 563. -  *iPgJ5"������S2  at tills  *xrr3xr&tt-s2__%&_.  ���������BABY   CARRIAGES���������  W th Parasol,  Hood or Canopy Tops,   and  Rubber Tire Wheels   $14 to $35  ���������GO - CARTS���������  That are adjustable to any position, complete with Parasol Top, Cushion-? and Rub-  ber Tire Wheels   $11.40 to $25  Our Assortment of Patterns wa3 never as  large as this seasons���������Our Makes tho Best.  Write for Illustrations and give us an idea as to style -wanted.  WEILER   BROS.,        Home- Furnishers,  VICTOBI5-,   ZB c.  .^.GKEHsrors     fob  WRITE  FOR  PRICES,  li  Si  ������->"���������!  V3xmars���������TT_cuva?G������t*B&XK*UJ3mar***rr.,*������tlJi������  jpku, riiKi-Ti-Miar-- i  ''MASON &  RISCH"   PIANOS.  "CHICKERING" PIANOS,  S>  i  . ... .AND  THE   VOCALION  _->������  Bra  ORGAN. |  EASY  TERMS  GIVEN  123 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.C.   .  TZRTZ"    T7S   FOI?."  n*ra.ri*������wr.i*|������.iiiii  "���������*���������������>���������"������'  88  GOVESHMENT  ST.,  Victoria, B.C.  JOB    PRINT! NG  Work of Every Description  w  at Moderate Rates  ars������j&*tt-e������*tx&XKBCM*xxi������**ba>������x*&a������tt^..\  Mr Horbury, snr., -was slightly  injured at No. 4 slope last week',  A daughter-was born'to Mr and  Mrs N. McFadyen-*, on Tuesday  morning last week.   '     \  The name of T'. XT. ,,Carey was  oniitted last, wee,k from the band  fund list���������subscription,>$2.50.  Remember ��������� the L.O.L. excursion  to Nanaimo Friday, Ti-ain leaves  st9-p.m. ��������� Tickets, $2.- '$200 worth  of fun.    \ " , '  ,    ,,  In the school list���������of honors published lastcweek tho name of Elta  Beckman was 'omitted she having  secured second p(laco for deportment  Alex. Garven., was .last Friday  conveyed to- tbe hospital 'suffering  fiom the effects of a violent assault,  ���������j  , i i .  ' at' 'the ,hands of some  neighbours  ' *V *    '  on-.Baynes Sound, -the' result of an  old feud. ":  *���������     i  ���������Tire Methodist and Presbyterian  Sunday School scholars and oar-  ents   enjoyed   air outing to  Union'  , L ' ������������������ * < ���������     '   I  Wharf on the 1st of July.    A pleas-  ant time was spent,, basket picnics  ��������� being the order of tlie day. 4s  PAULL'S PHOTO STUDIO, will  remain   open - for   another   week. '  Tuei-.day, July 16th,Cour la*ot day at  Cumberland.   No advance-payment'  '< ���������* . <.  required.' Arrangements may be  made to* have the phocos taken  ���������NOW, to be Ueli'veivd' aud paid for  on pay-day or any other time con-  veuient to yourbelf.'*-     " ���������  The bos s " Maple'Leaf;' 'fd.Vtbail  team wish tov thank -Dr. -Giile pic-*1,  '*   - '-       - - '���������*      -   ->���������'. ,  and Messrs Willard, 'Bate.,iUcLeod,  Caiey, Moore, Morrison, Paul!', Ta-  .naka, Shibata, > Fraser, OainphelJ,  Gle'asoii, Wilkie, Magnone, Dai los,  Conor, Harford, Waller, Shore, and  Mis .Robertson and Mrs Walker,  for kindly contributing to a football for the above-meutioned team;  alio to Mr Robertson who-fixed the  ball.  A strawberry and ice cream social given in St. George's TJresby  terian school-room on Fiiday evening was a social as well as financial  success. . The strawberries were*of  ���������the fiuest quality borved with genu- .  ine cream. A- short but delightful  programme ' helped . to - pAss , the  evening. Misses Bennie and Aaley,  i  Mess is   Murdocu,   Thomson    and  others ' acquitting    themselves   in .  their   usual* pleasing   manner   in,.  songs, musical selection.****,' &c.  Mrs Manners,   a  lady living  at  Comox, had a narrow escape from  death l>3' Uruwning a few d;iys ago.  She went to the well to draw water,  and   the  covering  gave   way   and  precipitated her into the water. She  managed to keep her head above  water by bracing herself against the  sides, meanwhile calling for help..  There  not  being   much space   be-#  tween  the top and the vvater, her  criea were fortunately heard by Mrs  Cliffe,  of   the. Lome   Hotel,   who  managed   to rescue Mrs'.Manner?,'  who was then at  the point of exhaustion.  A full attendance of members, ���������  Minutes of previous meeting read  and adopted. ��������� -        ���������       '-.  Communication from L.A. Mounce  M.P.P., with-letter enclosed from A.'  Robinson j 'superintendent of Education, re government grant during  closing of schools for diphtheria  was read. Resolved it be received'  and filed.  "Application for teacher from Miss  E.'G. Tarbell for probable vacancy.  Resolved that application be received and filed and'secretary reply.   -,  1 tor*  Application from Miss Winifred  McGill,.from Ottawa, for probable  ,vacancy in teachers staff. Resolved  that it take same course as previous  one. '      '    , ���������-,..'  Application from B. R. Simpson,  B.A., .M.A., for pqsitipn^as High  School teacher, was read. Resolved^  that application be. received and  placed on table for further consideration; and secretary instructed to  replv. ���������   - '' ��������� YY'     ,  "��������� Resolved that secretary .communicate with Council asking for a tru-*  ant officer to,be appointed by them.  ' Resolved that the following cesti-  mates be laid before the1 City.Coun-'  1 cil:���������rHigh School, from August' 1st  to September 31st, 1902���������Teacher'*?  ,salary..$180;' incidentals, $50; Janitor, $8���������Total/$238,'    ���������     '      -  ���������' Public school,   from.July 1st to  - September'31st���������Teachers' salaries.  $885;   incidentals, $75;--coal.-$15;  janilnf, $60���������Toial, #1035. -'  -  *- Resolved, th it'Messrs "Pea cev and-  Carey t canvas .parents pf children  likei}i"to send- children to High  School to inquire if'said par.cntfc  -ire 'Willing .������to pay tuition fee oi"  $12-per year, and leport next Monday.    C/  Meeting adjourned till next Monday to furtner discuss High School  matters.  . T. Carey, Secy.  Coronation Day  ������'il| soon Be here and  wjii-want a  NEW   SUIT  you,  '   Don,t r������^et we can  fit, vou  r out in uny style or color and  At ANY PRICE.  A" ������nheLate������ Coronation  Styles.     All go at Reduced1  1,1'ices for P'ay-D.iv        : ' '  i  '��������� ���������'   ���������at��������� : :,..  MO.aRE & CO,.  \ A1"  THE    GAMES.  ��������� ,*?  *.'.  - ./Foot Race, 1 mile���������1, Challonerj  2, Martin.  Relay Race, 3"men-������������������i/ Hudson, " - C*-''A  White a nd"- Walker ; 2, ������������������Gfrard'1'"-"'- ; ,; M  ChaJloner and Martin.  ' ,,k -.  ,"' Fobfcba'll Match  -Ladvsmith." t^  '-Scoie���������Ladysmith 3, .Ramblers  2,  . 1,   Athletes 0.  KING   EDWARD.  Miss E. Bate has gone.to Nanaimo to pass au examination for  teacher. /  Mrs Little and family have n -  turned to Cumberland to spend the  summer holidays.  Appended is alisfc of those who  secured prizes at the sports held on  Lhe grounds on the 26th ult:���������  Clay Pigeon Shoot���������Jayne.  Foot Race, boys i0���������1st, K Mag-  noni; 2nd, E. McKelvJe.  Foot Race, girls 10���������1, E. Smith;  2.* J. Gray.  Foot Race, bovs 15���������1, A. Gira'rd;  2, J3, Reese.        "    \ . '"  Sack Race, boys 15���������1. A. Thomson; 2, VV. li-irrison. .  * Putting Shot 161bs)��������� 1st, J.  Dnherty, 31ft. ll-������in.; 2, Morrison,  30ft,..  . Throwing Hammer���������1,   J.' Doh-  erty, 94ft. 5in.; 2, Cameron, 86fl.  9-*iin.  Bicycle Race, boys 16, 1 mile���������1,  J.Anderson; 2. J. .White,.  Running Bro.-id Jump���������1. Jys.  Iiarford;'16ft. 34in.; 2, T; Hudri'on,  15ft. 5-iin. ������������������    .*..  Standing - Higlv Jump���������1. Thos.  Hudson; 2, J. Hnrforcl.  Pole' Vaulting���������1, T. Hudson; 2,  Piercey. '        , .  Standing Broad Jump*���������-1, Thos,  Hudson, lift. 3-������in.; 2, J. Harford,  10ft. IHin.  Bicycle Race, 1 mile. '.Novice���������1,  A. McNeill; 2, R. Freeborn.  Old Man's Race���������-1, Benny; 2,  Stant.  Bicycle Race, 3 mile lap���������1, C.  Grant; 2, A. McNeil.  Foot Race, 100 yards���������1, Thos.  Hudson; 2, Martin.  '   Foot .Race,   Wei.  Col. Co.���������i, J.  Walker; 2, Martin.  Bicycle Race, Carey Cup���������1. A.  Grieves: 2, C. Grant.  Cup won two years is now the pro  perty of A. Grieves. i  The gloom  which .was.cast over  the Empire by,the sudden and unexpected dangerous illness of Jving  Edward has happily been dispelled  by the encouraging bulletins now  being issued by his physicians, and  it is hoped that in a short time His  Majesty will have regained his* accustomed good health.''  Throughout  the -civilized world the people '  and their rulers have joined in expressing   a genuine  sympathy for  England's -King and his millions  of subjects, who also, by their sorrow, show how devoted and loyal  in their attachment to the ruler of  their mighty empire.  The Indians of Comox report a'  curious phenomenon one night lust  week.    On the side of a mountain  visible from . the ranche, there, fire  was seen'near'the foot.     This died  away, then reappeared and ran up  the- mountain  side with   amazing  speed, twice  halting in its  course,  until* the    summit   was   reached,  where it blazed fiercely.for  a time,  and then disappeared. It was white  in appearance, and left no flame on  its path.    The Indians cannot account for it in any way,-they think-  ii.g it was like " the fire that burnt  the town" (Mt. Pelee eruption). It  was   most   probably   of   electrical  origin.     The mountain is at least  10 miles from the village, and is in  the Beaufort range. ���������J���������J.  ____[  'i"i*  jX  *t"*T  tx  ������������  ���������j****  f*  A  GIRL  OF GRIT.  -   ���������   ������������������*���������������?���������������������������������������������  3Y IiIAJOR  AUTHTJR GRIFFITHS.  TT   :������������������&���������--���������   'COrTTlIGnT, l'JOO, KY ll. I?. FBNNO &CO.  *3  4-1.  TV  tt  tt  I  CHAPTER I.  MY AMERICAN  M ILLrONS.,' <  T WAS the middle of the night.(as  I .thought) when Savory���������my man,  my landlord, valet and general factotum���������came in and ,woko rue.} He  .���������gave -me a letter, saying simply. "The  ���������gentleman's,a-waiting, sir," and I read  It-twice,-without understanding lt in  the very least. ,  Could it be a hoax? To satisfy" myself I sat up in bed, rubbed my aston-'  ished and still half sleepy eyes and  read it again.    It ran as follows:  GRAY  &  QUINLAN.   SOLICITORS.  *.    " 101 Lincoln's Inn, July 11, 189���������.  1><*ar   Sir���������I*   is   our   pleasing   duty,   to   inform  you,  'at   the   request   of   our   New   Vork   agents,  ���������* Messrs.   Smiddy  &   Dann  of  57  Chambers  street.  New York city, that they have now definitely and  .-     conclusively   established, your   claim   as   the  sole  surviving relative and general  heir-at-law of their  , late   esteemed   client,   Mr.  Anitas   McFaught   of  Church place and  Fifth avenue.  New York.  As the amount, of your inheritance is very considerable and is estimated approximately at between $14,000,000 and $15,000,000, say three million!  of sterling money, we have thought it right to apprise you of your good fortune without delay.  Our Mr. Richard Quinlan will hand you this letter  in person and will be pleased to take your instructions.    We are, sir, your obedient servants,  CllAY   &   QuiNLA.V.  Captain    William    Aretas    Wood...D.   S.    O..   21  Clarges Street. Piccadilly.  "Here, Savory. Who brought this?  Do you say he is waiting? I'll see him  in half a minute." And. sluicing my  head in coltl water. I put on a favorite  ���������old dressing gown and passed into the  next room, followed by Roy.'my precious golden collie, who began at once"  to sniff suspiciously at my visitor's  legs.  I found there a prim, little, old-young  -���������gentleman, who scanned me curiously  -through his gold rimmed pince nez.  ���������Although, no doubt, greatly surprised���������  ���������for he did not quito expect to see an  ���������archmillionaire in an old ulster with a  ragged collar of catskin, wjtb damp,  unkempt locks and unshorn chin at  that time of day���������he addressed me  . with much formality and respect.  "I  must apologize for this Intrusion,  Captain    ��������� Wood ��������� you   , are     Captain  V-t'oodV"  ���������Undoubtedly."  VI   mn   Mi*.   Quinlan.   very   much   at  .your service.\ Pardon nie���������is this your  ;- "dog?    Is he quite to be trustedV"  "Perfectly, if you don't speak to him.  Lie down. Roy! I fear I am very late���������  -a. ball last night. Do youever go to  balls. Mr. QuinlanV"  'Wot often. Captain Wood.    But if I  have come  too  early   I  can  call  later  ���������oh."  "By no means. I am dying to bear  more. But. first of all. this letter. It's  all bona lido, I .suppose?"  ������������������Without" question. It Is from our  firm. There can be no possible mistake. We have made it our business  ���������to verify all the facts .������������������������������������-indeed, this ia  ���������not the first'we had heard of the affair  ���������but we did not think it right to speak  to you too soon. This morning, how-  ���������ever. the mail has brought a full ae-  ���������knowle'dgment of your claims, so wo  ���������came on at ouce to see you."  "How did you find me out, pray?"*  "We have had our eye on you for  some time past. Captain Wood." said  the little lawyer smilingly. "While  we<��������� were' Inquiring���������you understand���������  we were anxious to do the best for  you"���������  "I'm sure I'm Infinitely obliged to  you. But still I can't believe it. quite.  ���������I should like to be convinced of the reality of my good luck. You see, I  'haven't thoroughly taken it in."  "Read this letter from our New York  agents, Captain  Wood.    It gives more  details," and he handed me a typewritten communication on two quarto  sheets of tissue paper:, also a number  of'cuttings from the New York press.  The early part of the letter referred  to the'search and'discovery of the heir**  at-I.*]..w (myself) andstated frankly that  there could be no sort of doubt that  my'case was clear and that they would  be pleased, when' called upon! to put  me'in full possession of my estate.  .From, that they passed on to a brief  enumeration of the assers. which comprised real, estate ih town lots, lauds,"  .houses, stocks, shares, well placed investments of all kinds, part, ownership  of a lucrative "road." or railway: the  controlling power in shipping, companies, coal companies, cable companies,  and mining companies in all parts' of  the United States.  "It will be seen that the estate is of  some magnitude.", wrote .Messrs. Smiddy & Dann. "aud we earnestly hope  that Captain William A. Wood will  lake an early opportunity of coming  over io look into things for himself  We shall then be ready lo give a full  account of out; stewardship and to explain any details'. ' ���������  ".Meanwhile. ,to meet any small immediate needs, we have thought it advisable to remit a first bill of exchange  for $n0.000���������say ������10,217 17s. fid'., at  current rates���������negotiable at sight and  duty charged by us to the,.estate."  "The Last part of the .letter, is convincing enough." I said with a little,  laugh, as J returned it to Mr. Quinlan.  "Always supposing that it is real money and will uot turn to withered  leaves.'     -    <  "How"would you like it paid. Captain  Wood?a  Into your bankers?"  "If you please.   Messrs. Sykes & Sars-  field. the,army agents, of Pall Mall."  "It shall be don> *t once.    I will call  there,  if ycu  will  permit me, on   way  back  to Lincoln's" Inn. , Is  there anything mere?.   As to  your affairs .generally.,   If y.ou have no other lawyers,  we   are  supposed   to  be' good   men   of  business and perhaps���������of course we arl  v.ince ' no . claims���������you    may   consider  that we have served you well "alrend.Vo  and may intrust us further with your  confidence."  "My dear sir. I fully and freely admit your claims. I should be most ungrateful if'I did not.' Pray consider  yourselves installed as my confidential  legal advisers from this time,forth."  "Thank you sincerely,'Captain Wood.  I can'only express a hope that as our  acquaintance grows you will have no  reason to regret this 'decision. I will  now���������unless,; you have any further  commands���������wish you a very good  ���������morning."  With a.stiff, studied bow he bent before me and was. gone. He left me a  prey to many emotions���������surprise, -bewilderment still predominating, but  withal a sense of pleasurable excitement. .  It was indeed a change, a revolution  ln my affairs. Hitherto, like most men  of, my 'cloth; 1 had been constantly  hard up: of late, all but in "Queer  street." for I had yielded only too readily to the fascinations of London. After many years of service abroad, this  .spell at home, in the heart and center  of life, was enough to turn any one's  head. I was now on the headquarters  staff, with an appointment in the intelligence department, and I found people were very kind; shoals of invitations came iu, and I accepted everything���������balls, dinners, routs. I went  everywhere on the chance of meeting  Frida Fairholme, at whose feet I had  fallen the very first day we met. I  worked hard at the office, but I played  hard. too. making the most of my time,  of  my   means,   which,   unhappil}-,   did  When we say that wisdom is better  than*1 riches, we always- mean our  wisdom, and other* people's riches.'  The earth weighs-.5,852 trillions of  tons.   This number contains 2*4 0s.  Doctors are like cockroaches; when  you once get them in the house its a  hard matter to  get them out again.  Belgium   stil^ uses   1,000 ��������� dogs   for  draft  purposes.  Every man who hears of a woman  ���������who - is ' a man-hater, believes she  would alter her views if she met -him  Pride makes some people ridiculous  and preveiits others from being so.  A  A SPRING MEDICINE  THAT IS A TRUE TONIC    f>       t  ' ' ' - ' '  Os*. Close's Nerve Food Builds EHood, Creates Nerve Force, Increases Flesh and Weight, and  Makes Sickly People Strong and Well.  ��������� '     ���������        '        '        i ' < ��������� ��������� , *   ��������� * ''  ' The ' day . of sarsasparillas, sulphe'r and cream of tartar, and salts as, spring medicine has gone by. People are beginning to listen to the advice of their physicians and to build up' their systems by the use of'such  preparations as Dr. Chase's Nerve, Food. '' " ( ., <     , . '      * -  The strong point in favor of this great food cure is the'fact that it actually creates new, rich life-sustain-   .  ing blood, and builds up the system gradually apd'naturally.   For this reason , it;   is ,'the most satisfactory   ,  (.spring medicine that you can possibly obtain, and its results are permanently beneficial. ��������� ' " '  The tired languid feelirfgs that tell of low vitality and an exhausted  condition  of  the system soon disap-r  pear before the vitalizing,   upbuilding influence of-this' great restorative.    It    conquers   disease by filling the    '  , system with health, energy and vigor.       *��������� ���������,',      . ��������� ' ' ,   ��������� xi     .  Mrs. S. Thompson. 24.0 lUunro Street, Toronto, Ont.,-states :���������I was very much'run down  in health,  and-  , whenever I exerted myself more than usual I had severe attacks of splitting' headache,  and was very nervous,"  so much so that I could not rest well at nights.    After using Dr. Chase's Nerve Food I* found that my nerves  were steadier, I could rest and sleep better (than I have for a long time, and   was    entirely    free   from head-  - aches.- I can speak very highly of th^s, preparation'for, nervous trouble.        '     '    - ' ,', t  '    Dr., Chase's Nerve,-Foocl has the endorsement of the best people in tho    land  -r��������� physicians      and      laymen  alike:'   It' is bound to benefit, anyone who uses it. because it is composed of    the    most potent restoratives of,  nature.    50 cents a box, G boxes for $2.50.'   At all dealers,   or'Edmanson;, Bates  &'Co.',, Toronto. '      .*  &OS14UI&/ asruds Jew 160-Us   ^J^tOTY   /fL&vrtv. "  fyirus Tfctjru/ -rums j^nrtt, yjt4L& nofitvint, <y/e<%/ ^4 y; '  CLlVds  ifnrzy&r rLee/ud fj&ues ftt4nrir7i/ a^irtCd f  ������0 4&  "The sluggard will    not plow     by'  reason' of the cold ; therefore sharll he  beg  in  the  harvest  and    have  nothing."     '.."."'  Free���������Gratis���������For Nothing  You Can;sot Long Fooi. a Woman. .-  not go far. Four or five hundred a  year is not exactly allluence for a careless young soldier, with a war office  appointment, aping the ways of a finished man about town. Gloves, buttonholes and cab fares swallowed up  half of it. and with the other half I had  hardly been able to keep out of debt.  That, at least, and without lookiug  further, was all over now.  Savory bad suffered more than once  from the narrowness of my budget.  but be had been very good and patient,  and I was glad to think he would be  the first* to benefit by my good fortune.  "Would you like your money?" 1 asked as I buttoned up my coat and.made  ready to start for the office, a little late  in the day.  "Well, sir, I am rather pressed. The  quarter's rent i.s overdue, aud the landlord called twice yesterday. If you  could make it convenient"���������  "How much do 1 owe you?"  "Seventeen pounds eleven 'for the  rooms, aud Mrs. Savory's bill is ������9."  I had taken out my checkbook while'  he spoke and wrote him a check for  ������G0.    ���������    [TO BE CONTINUED.] -fS^  An Old Story.  Castleton ��������� Willie, for a younger  brother you don't seem to have much  curiosity about your sister and myself.  7  Willie���������No. I did when the fellows  first came, but now I guess I've seen  all there is to be seen.      ���������__  When the white man wants the  black man's land he approaches the  innocent, black with " presents " of  heads, colored cloths, ribbons, and  other useless trinkets that catch the  eye of the poor black���������but that are  no earthly use to him. These are  all y gifts���������free���������gratis���������for nothing ! J J" We all know; who soon  owns the black man's land.  Yet this system of conciliating the  innocent is not practiced alone on  the negro. How many women  read that they can get a certain  " present ", with a certain purchase  and forthwith they make the purchase to get tlie " present "���������free-  gratis���������for nothing ! ! ! The present may or may not be useful���������but  in this twentieth century are there  those who believe they have not  in the purchase paid for and ��������� often  dearly paid for the  "present"?  When you want a horse you cannot buy his teeth at ten cents a  tooth, and get the horse thrown  into the bargain.  When you buy a dress you do not  buy the buttons, and have the dress  thrown iu.  And no more than you can thus  get the present of a horse or a dress  can you get*-- a " present "���������free���������  gratis���������for nothing���������of diamonds,  gold, jewellery, and cutlery, with tl?e  purchase of a bar of common soap.  When you buy Sunlight Soap you  are presented -with pure quality in  the soap itself. You do not pay for  loading refuse at the price of soap.  You don't wear out your, clothes in  half the time, and ruin your hands  with Sunlight Soap, as with common  soap.  ���������If you want soap, buy Sunlight  Soap���������Octagon Bar���������and you have  paid for nothing but pure soap.. If  you want something else than soap,  buy it independently of the soap, and  you know what it has cost you.  "You may fool some people all the  time ; '.,���������.'*.  You may fool  all  the people some  ������������������ of the time. .  You cannot fool all the people  all  the time ;"  Ton cannot long fool a woman.     615  ���������95  out of  every  100  lbs.   of plali-J.   Among London's taverns' are seven,  num.  used   in  the  "world   comes   from   ''Adam*   and    Eves," ' five'.- "Noah's  the-,  Ural    Mountains.     Tho     mines   Arks,"  and two   "Jacob Wells.'.'        .':  there produce about 13,000  ibs.   per * -     ���������        '     *  vear of the metal.'    ' j -��������� --  CONSUMPTION  Prevented and Cured.  Four marvelous free remedies for all  sufferers reading this paper. New  cure for Tuberculosis, Consump>  The first export of raw cotton from ���������tion, Weak Lungs, Catarrh,  America   to    England was in 1735, and a rundown system.  when one bale was  sent   from.  Char-  lestown to  Liverpool.'  Eau-de-Cologne is said to contain  the essential oils of bergiamot, ner-  oli, '-.rosemaiy, citron,- and orange,  together with'a' small amount* of car-  damons. <*  ��������� Shipbuilding yards have increased  in number from 500 in 1SS0 to TOO  at present. Their output is nearly  1,100 vessels per year.  The first Royal speech transmitted  by wire was that of Queen Victoria,  when she opened Parliament on November 15th,  1S37.,  The gold-mines of the Yukon employ 5,280 men, who are paid ������1 an  hour.  John Eoachman. a farmer of Trees-  bank, Man., was drowned in the  Sour is  river.  Our'enemies come.nearer the truth  in the opinions they form of us than  we do  in our  opinion of ourselves.  His   Offense.  The Missionary���������My friend, I am  afraid that you do not realize the  tlreadfulness of the drink evil.  The Farmer���������Why, ma'am, I never  tech a drop.  The Missionary���������But you raise hops,   fisten!  ���������Judffe.  To prove to you that) Br-  Chase's Ointment is acertair.  and absolute cure for each  and every form of itching,  bleedingand protruding pileB,  the mannf acturers have prtiaranteed it< See testimonials in the dailr press and ask your neighbors what they think of it, You can use it and  get your money back if not cured. 60c a box, aa  all dealers or Edmanson.Bates 8c Co^Tovonto,  After a woman passes a certain  age she is willing to g-et married  even on a Friday.  BABY'S   OWN  TABLET  Mother's Best Help When  Her Little  Ones Are Ailing ������������������..'��������� '������������������:  Do you cough ?  Do your lungs pain you ?  Is your throat sore and inflamed?  Do you spit up phlegm ?  Does your head ache ?  Is your appetite bad ?  Are your lungs delicate?  Are you losing flesh ?  . Ara you pale and thin?  Do you lack stamina ?  These symptoms ara proof that you  have in your body the seeds of the most  dangerous malady that has ever devastated the earth���������consumption.  You are invited to test what this system will do for  you, If you arc sick, by writing-* for a  FREE TRIAL TREATMENT  and the Four Free Preparations will be forwarded you  at once, with complete directions for use.  The Slocum System is a positive cure forConsump-i  tion, that most insidious disease, and for all Lung  Troubles and Disorders, complicated by Loss ol  Flesh, Coughs, Catarrh, Asthma, .Bronchitis aod  Heart Troubles. ,    -.  Simply writ-*: to the^T. 'A. Slocum Chemical  Company, Limited, 179 King Street West, Toronto,  giving*- post office and express address, and the ire.;  medicine (the Slocum Cure) will be promptly sent.  Persons in Canada seeing* Slocum's free offer iii  American paiers . will please send for samples to  Toronto.       Mention this paper.  The extreme delight we take in  talking of ourselves .should warn us  that it  is not shared  by those   who  Every'mother- needs at some time  a medicine for her little ones, and  Baby's Own Tablets are the best  medicine in the world for constipation, sour stomach, indigestion, diarrhoea, colic, simple fevers and the  troubles of teething children. The  Tablets have been in use for years  and thousands of mothers s-"y that  nothing else acts so quickly'and relieves and cures the little ones like it  Mrs. G. H. Lallue, Mountain, Out.,  simply voices the experience of other  mothers when she says ��������� "I can recommend Baby's Own Tablets to all  mothers who have cross or delicate  children. I do not know how 1 could  get along without them."  Children take these Tablets as read-,  ily    as    candy,    and Jf crushed to a  powder   they can be given with absolute    safety    to the tiniest, weakest  babies.    There is a cure in every Tablet and they are guaranteed to  con- !  tain   no    opiate    or     other harmful i  drug.    You can get the Tablets from.!  any  dealer in medicine or   they. will I  be sent post paid at 25 cents a box  ���������by addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,   Ont.  Horse Health  The thoughtful man provides for  his loved ones. It is the unthinking  man who waits until it is too  late.  is one of the most important  thing's for every farmer to  consider.  "fc- ���������      '���������*'*.���������  S .-.':������������������  Blood Purifier  will build up a run down horse.  ' It tones up the,system, rids  stomach of bots, worms and  other parasites which undermine an animal's health.  50 cts. a packag-e.  . LEEMINGMILES & CO.  AGENTS.      -     -.     -      MONTREAL.  Write for books on Horses and Cattle  IT IS FREE.  BlMMB-WUMBril  ;   ������������������  ''I  v.  -1/  '/il  ���������71  -ft  F  ��������� -*/-���������������  \  I'1'  N  h  I"*'  li.  ���������4  V! ,  M*. ���������  Hol|o>?o*|o*joi^o*������������?o^Do������o������|o*6oi?o^r  o  o  M  o  o  Jf  o  o  ���������������  o  ������  o  i"CHERRY  RIPE"  o  X������  o  te  o  If  o  If  o  BY W. BERT FOSTER  Copyright,- 1903, by  S. S. McClure Company  w  \  K  &������o������4oacol������ojQOl|o^i������o^o%o^o^o|������o^  Barron had had a hard jolt from a  girl in the east.  We didn't.know about  "* i i  that at first and couldn't understand his  deep rooted antipathy to everything  in petticoats about Goshen's ranch-  house. He was hardly civil-to Mrs.  Goshen herself, though she was old  ' enough to be, his.mother, and when her  nieces came up'from Walla Walla to  spend a couple of weeks Barron beg-  g"ed to go off'With Gingerface. the va-  querb, and - Tom Smalley after stray  cattle. But one,of the girls, and the  -smartest and prettiest of the lot.,'Mi-  nervy Bowles, remained at the ranch.  He spent most of his time dodging her.  He'd change jobs with anybody about  the place, no matter what the job was.  if he could o,nly keep away from the.  ranchhouse,- and the boys soaked it to  him well���������'deed and they did.  But Minervy would corral him now  and then,'and 'twas just beautiful to  see how she played him when he was  booked.  She'd corner him, on the veranda aud  get. hini talking about the east and  about college and bugs and "-minerals.,  She wasn't no slouch on education her-,  self. Minervy" wasn't, though she  wasn't letting on'to. Barron. , He must  have judged- her caliber- from seeing  ,her ride and shoot, and he set her  dowif first card out of the box as what  tho eastern papers-call "a product of  the 'wild and woolly west." tie was  used to seeing a' girl all fixed up in  silk and furbelows presiding at a' tea*-'  table or something JiUo. that. '     , (,  But I want you to show me the female'creature that ain't a match for  the male,every time. Minervy didn't'  start* in caring a brass farthing for  Barron, but it piqued her that he still  fought shy. .She just laid herself out  to bring ,- him down, and���������well, you  'know the old, saying about playing  with fire.        -' [, .   * *  AJy woman /was cooking ' for the  Goshens, then. Reckon one woman  most ��������� usually sees', another woman's  ga'me first. She let on to me before,  many weeks tbat Minervy was just  ���������about'eating her heart out over young  , Barron. v ���������  I didn't believe it at first. Minervy  seemed- just the same when -Barron  was-around as ever���������snappy and* full  of fife.and jollying the peace of mind  clean out of the bov.    But  I   noticed  words, for I admit I was kind of flurried, but they include his meaning all  right.  ���������  He was always a gentleman and kind  spoken, but he was gentler, than' ever  after that. Reckon he pitied her-at  first.- Wondered. I s'pose. how a nice  girl like her could get to liking a no  'count chap like him. A man; who's  been jilted in love is tbe darndest critter that ever walked.  ��������� He begun by be5ng even more  thoughtful and attentive. He rode the  range most of the time.,but when one  of tJit* boys came in on ah errand Bar-,  *-.-.*-��������� v-'o'it-i *--r.n--l something to Minervy���������.  a new nower or some bit of mineral ne  picked' up  in  the  foothills   or a   big  bunch of-desert roses.    '  One day Gingerface rode in 'and dropped an Indian basket of ripe cherries in  Minervy's lap. "He sent -'em," says  the, greaser, and a sunset wasn't a  patch to the girl's face. '"  She sent back her thanks to'Barron  by me, and when Barron ashed me if  she 'peared to like the cherries I put if'  on thick, now, I tell you.  The next morning he started off with  a -basket and rode' nigh twenty mile  back towards the ranch, but not on the  regular trail, where -he'd found the  cherry, tree'. Nobody saw just what  happened a^t that cherry tree but .the  parties that, took part in the game.  Therefore hearsay evidence will have  to go.'   . ������������������   , ���������  The cherry tree grew on a side hill  among a lot of bowlders. *. They'd have'  made'a powerful 'good cover for Injuns,  in the old days.. They made a powerful  good cover'for something quite as bad  on this-day I'm telling you of."  "  Barron   picketed   his'cayuso  at  the  foot of the hill and climbed up to the  ' tree.    Ho 'was astride of a limb and  had about picke'd the basket full when"  "he all of a sudden discovered a,grizzly,  something like the size of !a well grown  bull,   meandering'*along after- cherries  too. ',,   ,' ''     "   '  Well, there was that cowpuncher upr  the tree without even bis 'gun���������he'd  slipped it off when he started to climb  tho trunk���������and a big bear standing on  his 'hind legs and stretching himself,  to reach the boy's dangling feet. ���������  ���������  Soon's the,bear saw he couldn't claw  him out fie made up his mind to shake  him out, and only that Barron shook  out on the uphill side and away from  the bear did be escape that time.  Then come a game of dodging around  them bowlders. Barron was, light and  active,, but the bear was eager and  bound to make an .example of the first  feller he.'d 'caught in his orchard..And  the old devil was Avise^ too. He seemed to keep between Barron and his gun  all the time.  ' '  -    ��������� <.  Well, them two circled about there  a dozfn times until Barron was well  nigh played to a ' frazzle. But 'twas  run or die, and Barron suddenly found  himself dead anxious to live even if  bo had been throwed down by a ghTin  the east.  There was a rock a few rods away  opening remark,, the man admitted  that he was. "Exactly," observed the  great cross examiner in a conversational tone. "I knew it from the absurd tie of your neckcloth."  ,The roars of laughter, coming from  every person in the court, with the  single exception, of the unfortunate  witness, which followed this rejoinder  completely effected Erskine's purpose,  which was to put the witness in a  state of, agitation and confusion before touching on the facts concerning  which be had come to give evidence.���������  London News/  Waiters   on   Horseback.  In great French houses of days gone  by dinner was announced by the blowing of huntiug horusl and it is on record that at-certain gala feasts the  dishes were brought in by servants in  full armor, mounted upon caparisoned  horses, a practice we could only look  for during the reign of 'chivalry. Of  the attendants at dinner the carver and  server took , precedence ' over all the  others. They stood, probably on 'eat-i'i  side of their lord. The server, it may  be mentioned, was the officer who  Dlaced the dis hop on tho f-:-' ��������� ir-.  "Thou Dicat on Point of Fox."  Fox    blades    were ���������, celebrated    all  through the sixteenth and seventeenth  ^centuries  for  their  excellent' teinper,  and  mention  of them  is ��������� frequent in  English drama.   This is'their history:  ��������� . There'was a certain Julian del Rei,  believed to be a Morisco, who set, up  a forge at Toledo in'.the early part of  the sixteenth century and became fa--  mous for the excellence of .his, sword  olades,  which ���������were  regarded as the  best  of  Toledo.'.That<= city   had' for  many ages previous been renowned for  swordmaking,  it  being supposed that  the Moors introduced the art, 'as they  did ;so" many  good . things,   from  the  east. _ |  * Julian del Rei's mark was a little '  dog, whieb' came to be taken for a  fox.'hnd so the "fox blade,"'or simply  "fox" for any good.sword. n See "Henry V:," act i, scene 4, "Thou diest on  point of,.fox." The brand came to be  imitated in other places, and there are  Soliuge'h blades of comparatively modern manufacture which still bear tho  little ,d6g> of Julian del Rei.���������Notes and  Queries.' ,  TANKAGE AS PIG FEED.  Value of This X'.-ickhiff  House   By-Product  as   Food   for   -swine���������The    Indian':-.  Bulletin   Summarized. "  'In view of'the rapid extension of  swine growing, and the consequent  establishment of pork packing houses  in all parts of the country, a recent,  bulletin (No.  90)   of the Indiana Ex-  The condition of these experimental fed Pigs during the feeding was  df much interest. Those of I ot,  No., 1, 2 and 4, where mnkagc was  fed, had noticeably silkier coats of"  hair,   and   the , appearance   of the*  skin    was  fresher   and  more-  mellow  than  that of  the   corn-fed lot.'     .The*  corn-fed  animals   ��������� did not eat     with  a  keen      reli.������h   after  the  experiment  pcrimenl  Station,  regarding the  val- j waS  fairly   sla-ltcd.   v*'hile   the   oi borne as  a food for swine  of the   pack- \ ^^ways did.  and' therein a marking   -house   bye-product,   known'  as  tankage, may be o'f interest. * According to the above bulletin tankage offers *" a considerable value,as a  feeding material for pigs. It contains a higher per cent, of protein,  and an amount of phosphoric acid  that materially, excels that found in  any grain or bye-product of mills.  -The'phosphoric acid for'pigs is useful in building up bone structure and  this is an important -feature with  our pigs, to-day, ^while the " protein  has a value universally recognized  by feeders.    '   -> ,  An extensive breeder .pf* swine -in  Indiana'thus* describes the character  of this product:  "Especially with young pigs, one  finds some feed of great advantage  that is rich in all the 'nutriments'  required, that is easily digested, and  especially palatable. * *,       A  year's experience with feeding tankage shows rit the ideal feed 'for this  purpose. " Blood, lungs, etc., tire  cooked, together 'in' tanks at the  large packing houses.. ��������� The fat. * is  drawn of! and the residue dried and  ground 'for -. hog feed. It ' costs,  about $25 per' ton' laid  down  at my  ed difference was to be 'seen. rJ he-  corn-fed pigs developed into , very-  poor feeders, and this was due to*  the feed. *   , --  '  The condition.of the stome-hs of,  the corn-fed pigs were ol unusual interest. These contained spur, offensive smelling corn meal oniy,which*  seemed a, sodden mass. Certainly  the contents of the corn-fed stomachs was ' inferior' in a noticeable*  way, when'compared with the, others.  In      conclusion,       this .experiment,  strongly emp-Jiasizcs the weakness of������  using   cornmeal   in   feeding   growing,'  fattening ' pigs,   a.nd   indicates'."' the ���������  great   value   of   adding   a   feed      rich.  in  protein,   to   the    corn,  thus     producing a better balanced lation and  securing   more   desirable   results, '   in  both health   nnd   growlh.  For  a  Scald.  The white of a raw egg applied to ai  burn or scald will prevent inflamma- '  tion, be soothing and cooling and relieve the stinging pain., .    ���������  rt,  An Untimely Call. ���������  -Is   your'* father   at  homev  that looked  high  enough to make it a  .THEN CAME A GAME OF DODGING.  when he was* off on the range she  drooped, aud J finally took my woman's  view .of it. .  And it got mo mad, too���������mad with  Barron. Minervy was as fine a filly as  ever cavorted over these here foothills,  and to have a darned tenderfoot come  out.here and mix her up so that she  was off her feed just hit me hard.  To kinder help matters along 1 begun to hint pretty strong to hiin. But it  was dangerous business. I never come  nearer to passing in my checks and  settling with the banker in my life!  You see, Barron'd been jollied more or  Jess right along, for all the boys was  on to the play, but we was careful  about using names. Let me tell you,  cowpuDchers may be a tough Jot, but  we don't bandy about women's names  ���������not good women's names, leastwise.  I says to the boy one day: "If you  wasn't such a thick headed, all sufficient rooster, you'd see that Minervy  was just eating of ber heart out for  you. Why don't you walk up to her  like a man aud offer to marry her?"  Now, mind you, I was only hinting���������  i.didn't intend to give no offense at ail-  but that boy was sure quick with his  gun- Lord! The muzzle looked as big  as one of them cannon over to the  post.  "Don't you ever use that lady's name  again in such a manner," he says, "or,  old as you be, I'll turn loose on you!"  Them   may   not   have   been  just  his  good place to be on, and he knew grizzlies aren't usually much on the climb.  So, getting dead sore on his present gy-'  rations, Barron broke for the rock.  . He reached it just ahead of the bear,  and that's all.,     , ���������   ������  The trail was. three good, miles away,  but the air is clear'in these parts, and  Minervy carried a good pair of glasses  when she rode out. I suppose she rode  toward the range,that day because her  heart was in that direction. Leastwise  through the glasses she seen tAvo black  figgers on the hillside, one on top of  the rock and one gyrating round it.  They looked funny, and she rode over  and saw it was a man and a bear.  Then she rode nearer and saw whothe  man'-was.  Run for help? Guess not! Minervy  was born and bred in this country, and,  she had a hair lariat slung to her saddlebow. Barron tried to keep her away  from danger, but she rode right up  within proper distance, dropped the  loop over that bear's head as pretty as  a picture and then set her pony down  the hill at a canter.  Before Barron could get his gun and  run up to the grizzly the brute was  choked plumb dead. And I reckon  right then and there Barron decided  that a girl who knew what to do for a  man besieged by a grizzly would wear  a .deni sight better in thin country than  a girl who looked pretty behind a tea-  table.    ,���������     .  Leastwise, he and -Minervy"'filled;the  basket with cherries again and rode  back to the ranch to tell tbe Goshens.  and two mouths later, when the parson come through "rounding up" the  couples, as he done once a year, they  were married, and I ain't never beard,  that Barron was sorry he went after  them cherries.  A Wagner Find.  ������������������ Autograph letters of Wagner have  been discovered in use^ as jam pot  covers. A German Journalist found  them at the house of two maiden ,'la-  ,dies, -sisters ofra' musician' long since  deceased, who had formerly been in,in-���������  timate correspondence with,'the author  of "Parsifal." Thie ladies were exhibiting to him with much pride their cupboards full of jam when the journalist  saw some writing on the covers which  he recognized as that of Wagner. The  superior thickness of the paper, which  almost resembles parchment, had supplied the reason for its application to  this domestic use.  Tlie Authority. ''*  Bilkins���������This paper says some of the  greatest achievements in the photographic art have been made by amateurs/ Is that so?  Amateur���������Of  course.   If you   don't  believe it. ask any���������  . "Photographer?"  "Amateur."  home, contains about, double the pro-  ! tein found in oil meal, and is a very  much, better feed for pigs, lt'soems  to'be a perfect substitute for milk, 'a  pound of the tankage costing - less  *. than a cent and a quarter, "and-having a feeding value equal to about  three gallons'of skimmed milk." A  'mixture of 30 pounds of corn to 10  I lbs. 'each of wheat middlings and  I tankage, makes a very well-balanced  ration for pigs upjv to four months  old. rA very, good 'ration for - older  , pigs or hogs may be made by ' *��������� re-  I ducing- the middlings and tankage  j fully half in proportion to amount.of  corn. , Tankage' dissolves almost immediately when put into water, and  should be fed in slop. Pigs fed upon  tankage- show great muscular and  bone development, 'have ravenous appetites", and are especially,free .from  gouty and rheumatic troubles.'Tankage is so dry t'hat there is no -danger  from worms or from, decomposition,  and has'been so'thoroughly . cooked  that one takes no risk from- contracting disease in his - herd - ��������� 'from  feeding, it."    ,    \o '    ,  A quantity of tankage was-suppli- '  ed the' station at the request of the  director, by Swift & Co., ,of - Chicago, for feeding-s'wirie.", This tankage was-'especially prepared, for the  purpose, being made from ,"bones  and meat taken from tlie cutting  room, tanked, immediately and pressed aiid dried." A representative of  the above firm wrote that "if tankage can be used at all for swine  feeding it must be specially prepared.  The writer's opinion is that no tankage that contains any .part of the  intestines, etc., should be"used for  this purpose." A sample of this tankage showed the following composition: !  Minister*  ,V."iIiio?  .William���������Yes. but he's got the rbeu-  'matism,,so bad he ain't safe to tallica.  Methods  of  GenlnM. j  "Dr. Johnson could remember every--  thing he .wrote," said therliterary .man.  "That is the. difference between Dr.  Johnson and;-myself," answered the  composer of music' "I write everything I  can  remember."  VARIETIES OF BEES.  Misinformed.  Singleton���������I am told that you cursed  the day you were married.  Wedderly���������No; It wasn't quite that  bad. I didn't curse until the day after.  ���������Chicago News   Bnld  TlirouKh   Frig-lit.  The recent case of a boy who became bald through fright has been discussed by some peo'ple who do not believe it possible. But other cases have  occurred. Dr. Pozzi, a Paris physician,  once treated a fashionable woman who  had been frightened by spending a  night in a lonely country villa evading  the attacks of her' husband, who had  been seized with violent hydrophobia.  "When rescue came, she dropped paralyzed, and during the next few days  every hair of her head fell out���������London Standard. ___^  Tho Lev-cling: Prore-.s.  Humboldt calculated the mean  level, 6'f North America'to be 748  feet, above the sea, and he found  that in 4,500,000 years the whole of  North America 'might be worn down  to  the sea level. -  Moisture      '.      8.63  Protein      49.S1  Etlier extract         15.78  Crude  fiber  Nitrogen     free  extract  Ash         Total  __   ,  .. 4.7S  .. 5.06  ..  15.94  ..100.00  To ] determine something _ of the  value' of tankage in a swine feeding  ration, an experiment with a fairly  uniform lot of pigs was begun and  continued for 127 days. The animals  fed consisted'of 16 head of young-  pigs, divided into lots of four eacl������  Those were all pure bred animals,  and averaged about 60 pounds each  at the beginning of the test. ��������� The  foods used were as follows: i  Lot 1���������10 parts     'of pure cornmeal  and one part^ of tankage.  ���������Lot  2���������5     parts   of pure  cornmeal  and one part tankage. ��������� i  Lot 3���������P-  Lot 4*-*-  Kuvoriteg Are    tho  Cyprian*,  Itrali.-ins  ant?"  West  Indian*.  '��������� ,  The Cyprians "are the greatest hon-  -ey  gatherers   on  record. ' Their , honey   has   a   watery   appearance,   which  is caused  by  the 'cells-being tilled so,  full   that   the  cappibg* rests  on ���������������������������tJio  honey.     They are easily offended .and,  cannot be subdued without     t:sing--a'  great quantity     of smoke.,     'i he Cy-'  prians are" rejected   on   account     ' of  these    -faults   by  those  who produce  '.comb  honey. . Their  symmetry     , and  bright colors  render them things   -of  * beauty if not a .'joy forever., ,       *   ,   ���������  Italian bees were first introduced  direct from Italy,, early in I860,  by a purchasing agenti of the,, commissioner of agriculture.'--' They are-  liked better than* other races,which,  though better honey tratherers, are  not as easily su'bdupd and handled.  I think their golden" yellow colbi-'  has much to do with their popularity. Italian bees dov not win tolas well in a cold climate as the  common black or brown bees, but  they defend their hives 'better  against moth and other robber bees,  and arc ^'lriore energetic \n gathering  honey. ,    ,  The smallest bees 1 nown are "    natives  of   the West Inches. They build  ���������in  the open  air,   fastening  a     single  comb  to     the     branch     of a   'small'  tree   or  shrub. This  comb  is     no  larger than a man's hand and, is  verv fragile and delicate. There are  100 worker cells to the square inch  of surface. The tiny workers' bodies  are longer than house Hies and more  slender. They are blue-black in color, with part of the abdomen a  bright orange. These diminutive  bees gather vory little surplus honey, therefore their cultivation would,  not be profitable.���������Farm  Journal.  FEEDING CONTROLLER.  -Pure corn  meal   only.  'I'tric"   Uiirli-cl.  lady  was  being  Bi-ealilng Up a Witness.  In no way can/barristers better display their acuteness than by seeing at  a glance the character of the witnesses  they are about to examine and by  treating them accordingly. Erskine  ���������was famous at this. In a case in which  he was engaged a commercial traveler  came into the witness box dressed iu  the height of. fashion and wearing a  starched white- necktie folded in the  Erummel fold. In an instant Erskine  knew his man, though he had never  seen him before, and said to him, with  an air of careless amusement, "You  were born and bred in Manchester, Iv  perceive."   Greatly astonished at this  A Lisbon lady was being buried  when a cry from tho coffin disclosed  the fact that she was still alive. Five  hours afterward she died from fright.  Tlie   Chiton.  The creature* having the greatest  number of distinct eyes is the chiton,  a species of mollusk, in the shell of  which has been found as many as 11,-  000 separate and distinct eyes.  The Ciir-iie's Duty.  A curate, a new one, paid his  first visit to an old woman, who  at     once said, in broad Yorkshire:  "E!h! you're the new curate,'ain't  you?"  "Yes," he said.  "Well, now I'll tell you what yer  does when yer comes to see me .  . . . .You takes that stool, d'ye see?  Yo'u sits down, reads me a short���������  mind, a short���������Psalm. You gives  me a   shilling-, and then ve can   tro." l  10 parts of a mixture, in  equal proportion of pure cornmeal  and shorts,  and  one part  tankage.  The food was weighed out at feeding time and mixed with water,  forming a medium thin slop, about  two parts water to one part grain  being      used.: The        grain      was  not       cooked,     -   but the        chill  was removed from the water before  mixing to make the slop. The grain  and tankage were thrown together  in   dry  form,   and   the  water then  added. The average daily gain as  made by.each Jot  was as follows: ,  Kxcellant l)evio������  for Keeping; Hosts Out Of  the  Troujfli,  A good device for keeping hogs out  of the trough while pouring the slop  in the trough is made in the following manner. Have the trough setting  parallel to the fence and close to it..  If you have an old door as long as  trough it will do very well. Drive a  post in at each end of the trough  and* fasten a scantling to the top o9  these  (a). Fasten a  pair  the side of  the door  scantling, then take  of hinges to  and hinge it to  two small pieces  Cost  Daily gain.  per 100  Lot     No.      1  ...  ...T..74.63  3.80  Lot. No.; 2 ....... .......;.4.81  4:00  Lot No.  3   ...:..  .-.:...,..2.68   ���������  5.20  Lot No. 4  ..4.95'  3.60  The above results .show that the  influence of the tankage in supplying protein, to what would have been  otherwise a very carbonaceous ration, was extremely beneficial in the  growth of pigs as well as-in'financial results. With Lot No. 4 there  is a difference of nearly two cents  between cost of feed per pound of  grain, and in the price received per  pound live weight, while the difference in this respect with Lot No. 3  corn-fed, is vei-y slight indeed.  The firmness of the flesh of Lot  No. 3 was not quite as good as that  of the tankage fed lots. This was  fairly  noticeable.  HOff I'EEDIXG CO.VrRfJLLER.  about 2x1 in dies and one foot long,  (b) and nail them on the door about  two inches apart as shown in cut.  Take another piece (c) about the  same as the other two and put ix  pin in to push it backward and forward with. Put this in 'between  pieces (b) and put two pieces (d)  across to hold it on. When Sou want  to put slop in tbe trough pull up the  bolt and swing the door out so that  it covers the trough and push the  bolt down outside of the trough ,-md  put in the slop and swing  the d<jor       , back        and bolt,  it     again. It   is      best      to     put  a  board      at  each   end  of ��������� trough    to  keep   the  hogs   from   getting inlo   the'  trough      at     the   ends.���������Agricultural  Epitomist.  1   .,  t  tr   ' ,   I'  IK  wsm ti  THE  FARM  SEPARATOR.  Valuable Adjunct to the Small "Hairy  E<juit������F"eut.  Addressing the Kansas .state board  of agriculture at Its annual meeting,  G. B. Morgan said:  The value'of'the farm separator to  the private dairyman- has already pass-  ted  the experimental  stage.    The, ,evi-  ���������dence of our'experimental stations and  i the .testimony 'of all who have made a  j careful. Intelligent comparison between  ���������the  gravity   system   and   the   modern  j cream separator are practically a unit in  I favor of the la.tter for the private dairy-  i man.    The question  as to  its advantages   In   localities   where   creameries  jare established is one upon which there  ���������lis much difference of opinion,  j    The most serious problem  confronting creameries at this time is that of  joperating expenses.   This applies alike  ,  jboth   to   creamery   and   patron,   and,  ���������whether lender co-operative or proprietary  management, it makes but little  ' jdifference.  ��������� All  are  vitally   interested  !In the expense account,    if the eastern  creamery enjoys a patronage of from  i.0.000 to 3-0,000 pounds of'milk per day,  while many of our creameries are running ��������� along   at    from   3.000   to   5.000  ��������� pounds, then we have lost much of the  advantage  we< possess  on  account of,  our cheaper dairy,foods in the Increased cost of operating.   Evidently as long  as present  conditions exist  some eys-  ��������� teni of centralization-is inevitable.  ' Tbe farm  separator,   we think, .will  assist greatly In solving this problem.  ���������It meant* a,minimum of labor with a  maximum  of  prolit,   'The  product   is.  carried   In   condensed   form   from   tbef  ._patron to tbe creamery.    We feel safe  In  saying that  fully  one-third  of  the  skimming  stations In   this state from  October'to May do not' pay running ox--  penses.    It lsrih these localities where  '���������' tbe farm  separator will' prove of rthe  * greatest benefit.      ��������� t '  At points where the patronage Is liberal any radical, change would not be  advisable.     It   will   to  a  great extent  work Its own way.   T>ut nt these wenk-  . er, nonpayln-g stations much good can  ;be accomplished by the nse of the farm  i separator,1 especially in territory where  I the distance'Is too great to haul milk.  jTnie, to*"carry out this plan the fiirnvf  ! must -make an  investment -for   whim  jhe   is  amply   compensated   intheiu-  jcreased value of the sklmmilk aud the  [convenience of having it on  the  farm  ; morning and evening  to h<_-' l'-';d   while.  ' warm, sweet'and fresh and in^the best ���������  .���������possible condition   to   be  given   to   the  '' young animal.    The miik patron oft.-n  flTjffersa wvotp loss on account of his  Sunday's'milk during th<> heated term.-  'lie also  loses ^gain   by   feeding  i.i'-.v  milk to tbe calf for six or el:;ht w"������-kr.  on account  of the danger incurred   In  fee-ding   the . creamery   miilt ..' Wbt-iv  milk is fed from the farm R(-parator by  .careful   mnnageniruit   liud   'he   use   of  Kaffir com   meal   the eplf can  be  put  upon skimmed milk at  15 days old     It  has been our experience  that   the   pa  trons   with   from   10   to -in  cows   sri���������.���������<���������>  enough In one year to pay for o $ltw'  machine.  PUNISHMENT   FOR  CFUME.  Some   of   the   Barbnrossa   Laws   Tin I  UbccI  to   De  Ea*.'oiT(;-l.  Sir Samuel Itomilly was the first wl <  endeavored to soften. the rigor of tin  criminal law. In 1808 he passed a bill n-  pealing the statute of Elizabeth, whic <  made larceny punishable by death, an i  three or four years later,he carried other;  bills of a similar nature. Indeed, it i<  chiefly owing to his efforts that our ci im-  lnal system is indebted for its present  characteristics of humanity.  One or two of tho former punishments  are so curious that it may be interestin;!  to notice them. In the, time of Henry  VIII. poisoning was.made treason, and  the punishment was to be boiled alive,  which was carried out in the case of John  Rous, who threw poison into a pot of  broth prepared for the bishop ���������.->������ Rochester's family. This, in common with many  more of Henry VIII.'s barbarous laws,  was repealed by Edward VI. The law  of retaliation was introduced by statute ���������  37, Edward III., as a' punishment foe  those who preferred malicious accusations. It did not answer, however, and  was repealed after one year's trial.������������������  Crimes of an unnatural nature, such us a  wife killing her husband, a servant his  master, an ecclesiastic his superior, word  held petit treason, and a man was drawn  ���������nd hanged and a woman drawn and  burned.  We see something of a similar nature  ln the ancient Roman law that enacted  that the murderer of a parent should be  scourged and then tied up in a leather  ������ack with a dog, cock, viper and ape and  then thrown into the sea. Publieus Malleolus, who killed Irjs mother, was the  first who suffered.this punishment in tho  year of Home G52.  But this punishment has existed in  modern Europe. Thus, in Spain, at .Taen.  on March 1, 1832, a man, for murdering  his daughter-in-law. after being placed  In a barrel.with a cock, a snake, a monkey and a toad, was thrown into the  river.  Another common punishment, now long  obsolete, was disfigurement, as every one?  acquainted with the records of the stat  chamber knows. Ears and noses wer<  most frequently cut off, the excuse being  that the loss of them does not tend tn  weaken the culprit, whereas tho loss ot  an arm or finger does. Early law alway*  advocated member for member, forgetting  that on a repetition of the offense thd  punishment cannot be repeated.  PREE  Asthmalene Brings instant Relief and Permanent  " ��������� , ��������� Cure in All Cases. .  SKNT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly!  There is nothing like Aithmalene. It  brings instant'relief, even in the worst  cases.     It cures  when all else fai'.s.  - The Rev. U. P. Wells, of Villa* Ridge,  111'., says: "Your trial bottle of A.*.thma-  !���������' ne received iu good condition. I cauuot  tell you how,thankful I feel for the good  derived from it.   'I   w.is   a   sl-.v--**,    chained  ' with putrid 8���������^r���������, throat and Asthm i for 'ten  yuars. ��������� I despaired of ever being cured. I  saw,your advertisement for the cure of this  drea-iful aud tormenting disease, Asthma,  ctnd thought you had overspoken yourselves  but resolved io give it a trial. To my  astonishment, the'trial acted like a charm.  Sdud me a full-sized bottle."  Rev. Dr. Morris Wechsler,  Rabbi of the Cong. Bnai Israel.  ���������  f  New York, Jaa. 3; 1901.  Dks Takt Bros'. Medicine ,Co.,  Gentlemen:    Your Astlnnaleue is  an   ev-  cellcn* remedy for Asthma and Hay   Fever,  and its composition alleviates   all    troubles  which combine with Asthma.    Its successes   ���������  astonishing and wonderful.  After having it carefully analyzed, ���������.**������ cau state that Asthinaiene   cont ins no   opium,  morphiae, chlori.fv-nn or ether.     V*;ry truly yonrs, , ''  ���������   ��������� ���������  REV. DR. MORRIS WECHSLER.  ' '    Avon Spuinhs, N. Y., Feb. 1, 1901.  Dn. Tavt Bros. Medicine Co.     .','',���������'���������'  Gentlemen: I write this testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the wonder-  "fnl effect of your Asthinaiene,'for the cure of A.ithma. My wire has been afflicted with  Hoasmodic asthma tor, the past 12 years. Having cxhausud my r own skill aa well ay  many others, I chanced to ace your sign upon your windows on 130th street N*w Y.-rk, J  ato.'ice obtained a bottle ot As.thmalen**-. ��������� AJy wite uuiuuieuced taking it about the lirst of  November., I very soon noticed a radical improvement. Aster usiug oue bottle her  Asthma has disappeared and she is entirely free from all symptoms. I eel that I can con-  sis'.en.;, j* rccjinmeud the medicine to ail who are afflicted wit.'i this distressing disease'.  Yours respectfully, *        ,0. D. PHELPS, M.D.  . ~ ,      ���������  Dr. Taft P.kos, Medicine Co. fvb. 5,;i901.  G-.-Uclemeii: I was troubled with Asthma for 22 years. I have tried numerous remedies, but they have all failed. , I ran across your advertisement aud started . with a' trial  boitle. I fouud relief at once. I have since purchased your full-size bottle, and I' am  ever gratefu v I have family of four children, and f r six years was unable, to work. I am  now in the best of health aud doing business every day. This testimony y?,'u can make use  of as you see tic.      ��������� - ,y  ,  Home aadress, 235 Riviugtou Street. _ S   RAPH \EL,  67 East 129th St., N*-wY re"City, ^  TRIAL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY. FREE ON  RECEIPT   "' V"  " OF  POSTAL.  Do not delay.    Write at once,, adurcssi:*tf DU. TAET  -BROS.   MEDICINE   CO ,   79  E st 130th St., New York City. , , ���������  y   '  '  SOLD    BY    ALL    DRUGGISTS.  NOTICE IS HERE .Y GIVEN that'ap-  plica'ion' will be made to the'Legislative  Assembly of the Province of Brirish Columbia at its present session for au Act to incorporate a Company wish power to construct, equip, maiuiain and operate a .-.iugle  .*r double line of r.-ilvvay,' to be operated hy  (-���������earn, electricity or any other mode or  power, at and from the City ot Victoria in  the province of British Columbia, thence  N< rth wesb hy the moat fea-ib'.e route to a  poiut at or near Seyo.our Narrows in the  said Province of British Columbia; and  with power to construct, establish, maintain and continually operate a railway  furry steamship service for the purpose of  transferring for reward pass ngers a1 d pa -  stnger and fre'ghfc cars from the ��������� aid point  at or ntar Seymour Narrows in Vancouver's  Island to a point on the {Mainland of the  Province of British Columbia ; and with  further .powers to build, - quip, maintain  aud operate 'nauehes of th_ said railway  from any point on the mam hue thereof to  any point in Vancouver Inland ; aod with  ���������power fo build and operate tramways in*  connection with the said t\ dvvay ; and v- ith  power to bui!<i, construct, -quip, maintain  aud operate tel. graph aud ��������� elepin.ue lines in  connection witx .the said railways and  branches ; and with power to generate electricity for the supply of light, heat aud  DDwer, and for all, any and < very other  purpose   mentioned   in  Sections  SO, SI, S2  and S3 of the " Water Clauses Consolidation Act, 1897," and to do everything  necessary or incidental to the carrying out  of all or any of the "objects''referred to iu  the said sections; and w������th power to ex-  ������������������rc:i>e all <he powers given to the Company  b ��������� Parts IV aud V of ihe '��������� Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1S97 ;" and with power  to build, own and maintain sawmills ; ai d  to carry on a general express business, and  to bin In, main cam and operate bridges,  rohda, ways, h-rrief, wharves, docks,  ate-iiiiboats, steamships,, coal hunkers, and  other works; and to make tiatHc or other  arrangement) wii.h railway, steamship or  stiamboat and other companies; anil with  power to expropriate laurls-for the purposes  of the Compa y and to acquire land inmuses,  piivileges   or  other   aid  ir-.-u'i any Govern-  ent or Mun!c:pa.lit}, or. other persniis or  bodies corporate, and with pojver. to build  wagon r������'aris to,he used, in ihe construoticn  ot suoh railway and in ���������*���������'.'.'������������������������nce of>same, aud  to levy and co!' -���������- tolls from all persons  using, aud on freighc pti'ssiug over any of  such roads I*' ilt by .i.e Company, whether  before or afte/ ���������.*<���������������������������- oon-truetion of the railway, and wifcu power to sell out its undertaking; and wiih all other usual, i eufctsary  or n omental righ's, or privileges as may be  iK-cessary or conducive to the above objects,  or any of them.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., this 24th day of  March, a.d , 1902.  ROMERTSON & ROBERTSON,  Solicitors fou the Applicaxts  Oomox District.  \T OTICE is hereby given, in  accordance  L \     with the   Statutes,   that  Provincial  ���������^yinue Tax, and   all    taxes   levied   under  *'e Assessiijent Act, are   now   due   for the  year 1901.    Ah the above named taxes  collectible within the Comox District aie   payable at my office, at the Court House Oum-  beiUnd.    Assessed taxes are  collectible   at  tin-! following rates, viz:���������  If paid on or before June 30ch, 1901:���������  Thret-.fifths ot oue   per   cent,   on   real  -property.  Two   and   one-half   per   cent,   on   assessed  value of wild land.  One-half of one per cent,   on   personal property.  Up<*n .-uch excess of income���������  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars,   oue , per  cent,   up   to  five thousand   dollars,   and  two per cent, on the remaiuch-i:  Class B ���������On ten thousand d^lL-i'-. and not  exei-tding twenty  thousand   dollars,   one  and nne-half per cunt, up to ten thousand  dollars, and two and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :    *  Class C ���������On twenty thousand dollars, aud  not exceeding forty thousand dollars, two  aud one half per cent, up to twency thousand dollars, aud three   per  cent,   on  the  remainder :  ( lass D. ��������� On all others in excess   of  forty  triousand dollars, three per   cent,    up   to  forty.thousand   dollars,    and   three   and  one-half per cent, on the remainder.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1901:,������������������.  Four fifths of one per cent, on real property.  Three per cent,   on the   assessed   value   of  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property.  Ou s-o much of the income of any person as  exceeds one thousand dollars, in accordance with the following classifications;  upon such excess the rates shall be,  namely :��������� * ;  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and not  ��������� exceeding ten thousand dollars, one aud  our;-half per cent, up to five thousand  do.lars, a d two aud one-half per cent,  on i he remainder :  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars,- two  per eeut. up to ten thousand dollars, and  three per cent, on tbe remainder:  Class C.��������� On twenty thousand dollars, and  Qoo exceeding .forty- thousand dollars,  three per cent, up to t\veuty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per cent,  on the remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess of forty  thousand dollars, thr e and o-te-half per  cent, up to forty thousand dollars, and  four per cent ou the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax. $3 per capita.  JOHN BA1RD,  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C., 11th January, 1901.  My 22  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX.  THE  BEST-  ��������� Fpeah Lag'EP'Beei .1n.The.province.  TEAM      Beer,    Ale,    and    Porter.  A reward of .$5.00 will be paid for information   leading  to .conviction o  per-sons. wit hoi ding or destr'oj'ing any   kegs'   belonging' to   this .company  HENRY HEIFKJ.,  A  wiaqer  BiPWiTP*������**������mMi*i_ mhum' nmr.fi j-'^jnj i.vjtw.v*^'';i'^'i-,r'-a*yr*t*L|g**.i'Lg*i*i>,i';'A.'A..tl,j,'JH������"ywwi.tw  V*  ESTABLISHED   1877.  Incorporated   1898.  AUTHORIZED   CAPITAL,  $100,000.  DEALERS    AND    EXPORTERS  For Downright. Satisfaction, '  wShlpment    after   Ship m ent,  TsA/p    Your   Goods   to   Us. ���������  Full     Prices,   and    Imme-   y  dlate Payment ��������� Every Time.  Been Established 24 Years.  Write for Prices? Make Trial  Shipment.    Convince Yourself.  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PAYSOM"  . r���������0 _   -������������������        '-\H-"������������������ ���������������"���������''- " "���������''** *''"'-'    "'"  Copyright, 1902, by A. T. Payson  O  G  o  O  o  O  o  OoOo������6oo������o������oCQcQoQoGo������oGcQ,  The enginemen -had struck. They  had gone out in'a body, and they had  gone out to stay, but in spite 'of their  unity the road was -by no moans tied  , up. True, the cre*\vs were forced to  double. an(l some of them came from  the offices, but nevertheless traffic was  not greatly interfered with.  . No. .">. the westbound mail, was scheduled to leaveat S p. in. and to run the  101 miles in two hours and throe minutes. The engineer selected -to take  her out was one who had been' employed for that day "only, but he had  ���������shown, even in that short time, a willingness to do things "square."  At 7:20 he went down to tho roundhouse. His fireman, John McDonald,  had just put the finest engine in the  service. No. 0.j0, on the turntable, and  she was swinging slowly around to her  track.      '  ��������� As the engineer stepped near she.  gave a slight "phut" and moved slowly  ���������>_������ to  the  solid  ground. '  She   looked  A FLASH OF LIGHTNING SHOWED THE THES-  TLK HANGING IN  3IIDAI1**.  faultless. Her headlight shone with  dazzling brilliancy,.'she was polished  from pilot to tender, aud the high light  on her great'boiler shone in the electric  light which flashed before the dis-  pather's office.  The new engineer climbed aboard,  and when the fireman came back from  the, office he was standing in the cab,  silently looking her over. He reached  for the throttle and pinched it gently.  Not for the world would he abuse this  "steed.    ' ���������  .,  In mute obedience the racer started  forward noiselessly, for her exhaust  was rnuflled, and she was not being  forced. Slowly she glided over the  switches until the station shed was  reached. Then, dropping into the main  line, she'crept ahead to the edge of the  depot and waited for her burden.  At* 7:45 the yardmaster climbed  aboard and introduced the enginemen.  who up to this time had scarcely  spoken a word. "John," he said, addressing the fireman, "this is Will  "'Donohue. You two have a nasty run  before you.- No. 5 is twenty minutes  late because of rains over toward Chicago.   Think you'can make it up?"  He   was   looking  at   Douohne,   who  nodded   curtly.     "I   don't  know   any  thing about her capa-city, but she responds   quickly   and   runs   smoothly.  I'll test her tonight."  The yardmaster looked serious.    *  "Don't be too daring.    This locomotive has one bad fault.    She can't stop  quickly.     She  need.?  plenty   of  room.  See that she has it."    And he jumped  from the locomotive.  At S:23 the Limited slid, dripping,  into the' depot., Her engine, worn out.  rattled off to the roundhouse, and No.  930 glided down the track and gently  made the couplings. No. 5 was composed of seven cars, five vestibuled  Pullmans and two heavily loaded mail  ��������� cars.' "The ��������� superintendent, who had  come over the Illinois division with  her. hurried forward.  ...- "The storm's following you, with a  gale blowing from the east. If you run  fast, you may keep ahead of it till the  time's made up."  He ran back to the train and climbed  aboard as Donohue slid his window  shut and opened the throttle.  The. stars were fading, the sky was  cloudedyaud a brisk wind started up,  advance guards of the storm. In a moment they were clear of the yards, and  the great engine buckled down to hei  work. Every second the speed went up.  It was fifty miles an hour, fifty-two, fifty-four. Another touch on the throttle,  and she was wide open. The engineer  put the reverse next to the center aud  dropped a few hodfuls of sand. He  played with her, humored her, urged  her on, and as the speed increased he  sat down to watch her and the raila  ahead.  He wondered whether, if the super  intendent had his head out of the cai  window, he would now think the wind  came from the east. He would wagei  anything that they wer������ not-twenty-  three minutes late now.  A star suddenly hove In sight on the  horizon. It twinkled and grew steadi  ly larger. ��������� It was followed by a trai'  ofv .weaker,.light. A meteor?- Nearer  and nearer it tore along the'eastbound  tracks. For a brief moment it shone  dazzling, on 9������>0, then shot past. Wil '  Donohue caught a glimpse of a Ggun  in the cab,"., the faint gleam of tbe  Pintsch   burners   iu   the   sleepers,   tlie  sharper lights ou the rear eiid. It wt*  cne easr.oouna mer. /rney were scheduled to pass at Wood vale, five milos  ahead. The Limited was five minutes  late. She would be on time in a; short  while.  But the sky was black'with threatening clouds. Even then,, as the engineer thrust his hand out in the night,  lie felt the'1 big raindrops that presage  a heavy storm.- He must watch sharp  now, for in a moment the tracks would  be soaked and the wheels would be  slipping.  As the train , swept round a, curve,  leaning heavily to the left, a streak of  lightning' flashed vividly.    There was  a roar and crash of thunder, and the  gale was upon them, driving resistless-  ly, steadily, fiom the east. They were  on time now and soon would be ahead  of the schedule.  Donohue. remembering the words of  the yardmaster, rose to shut off some  steam. They skimmed over a bridge,,  and Will felt it sway beneath them.  By the lightning he. had, caught a  glimpse of swirling waters and realized that in another five minutes that  bridge would be down.���������- Were -there  others Hive it? His firemau touched  his arm.  -  . ...  ���������'"For God's sake," he, shouted, "shut  off, Bill! Waverly trestle's just a mile  ahead, * and heaven knows whether  she's there yet!" ,  Donohue nodded and turned to shove  the throttle iii. It would' not budge!  He took both hands to tho task and���������  failed. Again and again he threw his  whole weight on it Suddenly it went  home; and' he fell to the floor of the  cab. In an instant he was on his feet,  and a flash of lightning showed the  trestle hanging in midair some distance ahead. They were running ninety miles an hour, with a'gale to push  them forward, slippery rails and wet  wheels for the.' brakes and an engine  which needed plenty of room in which  to stop!       '" ���������    ������������������  On the instant that Donohue ��������� rose  from his fall tlie .brakes flew to the  wheels and sand poured on tlie steel.  A stream of fire fell from the drivers  and' from every ���������.wheel on the train.  With a struggle, the engineer, reversed  th������ engine. She'shuddered as if in the  clutch of death; alio reared and shook;  she seemed trying to tear herself to  pieces, but her speed went lower and  lower. The brakes gripped the burning wheel treads with a grasp' of iron.  As she ground along her flanges somehow mounted the steel, and with- a  struggle, a last terrible leap, she tore  herself loose from the rest of the train  and plunged over the embankment.  ^ McDonald had jumped long ago, but  -Will?  With a cry he felt the engine that'  had won his heart'from tho start, his  love of a single night,, crash off the  ties. He reached for the throttle anc"  grasped it. When they found him  buried beneath the ruins of his engine  he still clutched the choker in his cold,  lifeless hands." He had gone, down tc  his death with' 950, but the train was  saved.  Making  "Helen's   Babies"   Go.  John Habberton. the author of "Helen's Babies," said to his publisher when  the novel was about ready to appear,  "If you want to save the cost of a  great deal of advertising, just give me  500 copies of this book, and I'll guarantee to distribute them so that we'll  have a success without a cent's worth  of advertising being needed." The"  publisher, a little reluctantly, took Mr.  Habberton at his word.  Tbe author thereupon made a list of  all the important bookstores in the  United States and found out the name  of the head of the department of fiction in each store. Now, the heads of  all book departments are all fiends in  the collection of autograph first editions���������tliat is. with the author's*signature upon the imprint. There is scarcely an exception to. this rule. Mr. Habberton. being wise in all that concerns  bookstores. ��������� accordingly sent to each  head,a copy of "Helen's Babies" that  contained not only his autograph, but  a pleasant letter also that, expatiated  on the merit of the work.. The heads  were delighted. They instructed their  salesmen and saleswomen in the book  department to boom "Helen's Babies,"  to recommend it to every hesitating  customer. And thus the book succeeded, though it would have succeeded  anyway upon its merit���������Philadelphia  Record.  Forgot Their Sorrow.  In his autobiography, "The Making  of an American," Jacob A. Riis tells an  amusing story of a visit he once made  to the house of three sisters whose  brother had been drowned:  "It was a very hot July day, and to  guard against sunstroke I had put a  cabbage leaf in my hat. On the way  over I forgot all about it, and the leaf,  getting limp, settled down snugly on  my head, like'a ridiculous green skullcap. Knowing nothing of this, I, was  wholly unprepared for the effect my  entrance, hatless, had upon the weeping family, t The young ladies ceased  crying, stared wildly and then, to my  utter bewilderment', broke into hysterical " laughter.- For the moment" I  thought they had gone mad. For some  years' afterward the thought of it had  the same effect upon me that the cabbage leaf produced so unexpectedly in  that grief stricken home."  '  The "Nttpiuin.  Nothing is so humorous as the .writings upon.etiquette by people to whom  such knowledge is a sealed book. A  cookbook which extends its branches  of information iu many directions is-  responsible for the following: "Always  pin your napkin to your dress when at  dinner, that it may. not fall under the  ���������tabic! It may be pinned so tliat the  pin cannot be scon."  Imagine a dinner table full of men  and-women .returning to the drawing  room, each wearing a serviette apron,  which he or she has forgotten to uupiu!  -New York t--*-..----*.   -  The   Pulnit   Vcrsni   the   Bar.  i'  An eminent American lawyer, now  deceased, was sadly given to intoxication. On one occasion he entered a  church while a minister was holding  forth on the future punishment of the  wicked. '''.,'  Fixing his eye upon the lawyer, who  was reeling near the door,'the preacher  exclaimed, "There stands'������������������a sinner  against whom I shall bear witner-s in  the day of judgment." ������������������ ' *  At this tlie lawyer folded his arms,  planted himself as firmly as he could  and,, addressing the nian in the' pulpit,  electrified the whole congregation after  this fashion': .'      ,,���������   " ^  "Sir, X have been practicing in the  criminal courts for twenty years, and  I have always found that the greatest  rascal,is the first to give state's evidence."���������Scotsman.  Booked For a.Muscmii.  She was an- iguorant but ambitious  woman, ��������� relates the^Chicago Tribune.  ,and the great ambition of her life was  gratified when her husband was elected a1 member of congress. Immediately after the result of the election was  known the new congressman's' wife  drove in from her country home to the  county, seat to call in triumph on her  dearest-enemies in,a social .way. She  called first on the wife of the local  banker," who" had sent her three daughters through Vassal-, and after receiving .the congratulations of "the'family  sho turned the conversation to her  plans for the future of her-own daughter, Jennie.'  "I am going to give Jennie every educational advantage." she said. "As  soon as the congressman and I get to  Washington we arc going to put Jennie  Iii tlie Smithsonian institute."  The   Spanish   Languase.  The Spanish alphabet is perfect save  for a single silent letter, h. Each letter  has only one sound and pronounced'as  spelled. The written language therefore is, with a ("single exception, free  from redundant letters. The chief difficulty in the language to English  speaking people is the inflection of its  verbs. These move from ono mood and  tense to another by terminal changes,  while English verbs move by auxiliaries. In inflection Spanish follows Latin, of which' it is a beautiful and richly endowed daughter, so much so that  it adopts no word or phrase from other  languages. -7-        _  Cnnwnres.  "Oh. my!" she exclaimed impatiently.  "We'll be sure to miss the first act.  We've been waiting a good many minutes for that mother of mine."  "Hours, I should say," he replied  rather tartly.  "Ours?" she cried joyfully. ''Oh,  George,  this is so sudden!"  Dui-iU ion  of M-ii-ring-ci.  The average duration of marriages  in England is 28 ^ years, in Franco  and Germany 26, Norway 24, Rus-  sia 30.  -   -  ������������������ 'j*  Inconsistency  In  Clocka.  Wigg���������It's queer how time flies.  Wagg���������Yes: you would think that  clocks ought to have wings instead of  hands and feet. '  Cluiiice* of MnrriHsr-**'.  The chfvrices of marriage, or old  maidenhood have been the subject of  many superstitions, which vary in  'different parts of the world. In Norway the girls used to weave a wonderful net of the finest hair, working  ten minutes of an evening by moonlight, in the belief that those who  toiled thus successfully for 30 moonlight nights would surely be married, before three years had passed.  The girls who broke, the hairs given  them to work with, or who tore  holes in their nets, were, of cours.?,  destined to be old   mai'ds.  Eskimo    Wrestling*.  Next to gambling the Eskimo men  like to wrestle. The usual way of doing this is a test rather of strength  than skill. The wrestlers sit down on  the floor or in any convenient place  side by side and facing in opposite directions, say, with right elbows touching. Then they lock arms, and each  strives to straighten out the other's  arm.  ICHUNDA SINGH  AND  THE  PURPLE PENCE  t  By John Walker Harrington.  ������ Copyright, 1901, by J. XV. Harrington. -������  ���������^^���������i--������-:������:--������4^^^-������-^^-������^-*h--^*^;**������  , Ramchunda' Singh first heard of the  purple pence as he was pouring'yellow  powder upon the simmering contents  of a chafing dish. He was curry" cook  in Cherry's restaurant at a time when  a new fad had just arrived in'' New  York. Ramchunda Singh was sure  that the fad would be, short lived,  and, being a Hindoo person, of ready  resource's, he sought to find' another'  means of livelihood.'. ' Life had not  been pleasant since by strange chance  Ramchunda Singh had imbibed intoxicants. He had been left stranded in  New York on the day tho steamer on  which' he was a tender of wild-'.'ani-,  mals had departed, for the port's of  the orient. For several years Ramchunda Singh had come over the sea  whenever a consignment of lions and  tigers' and elephants had been sent to  the South street animal 'dealers. He  tried-to get Scalds to empioy him. but  trade was dull,- and' Scalds said that.  he preferred the Irish to the Hindoos.  So it was that Ramchunda ' Singh,  educated Hindoo, learning of the new,  fad. from the Sunday newspapers, had  "I  HAVE  ALSO  A   TENDER A^D   SUSCEPTIBLE heaht." .;  applied for the position o.f curry cook  and had obtained it*   He resigned on  the day Mrs. Sprengle and cousin (took  luncheon at Cherry's.  The following morning found him at  the house of William Peterson Sprengle, dealer In scrap metal and disgustingly wealthy. Ramchunda Singh had  invested some of his hard earned wages  in a remarkable suit consisting of a  shiny Prince Albert coat, bought secondhand, and a pair of black trousers.  On his head was a. silk turban. He  had sent a note to Mrs. Sprengle explaining that hi! business was urgent  aud concerned the welfare of her husband.  ������������������I dine with you tonight," taid Ramchunda Singh gravely.  "To what am I indebted for the honor?", said Mrs. Sprengle, who had read  the etiquette books and the novels of  Martha M. Day and knew what was  proper under the circumstances.  "I overheard you say quite by  chance." said Ramchunda Singh, "that  you would give a great deal to have  your husband give up theosophy, which  takes too many of the purple pence  and makes him neglect his family and  his business." *  "You are the curry cook atCherry's!"  .exclaimed Mrs. Sprengle.  "Madam," rejoined Ramchunda  Singh. "I am a person of high caste, a  highly educated Hindoo. I shall be  able to restore your husband to his  senses, for I. too, was once a tbeoso-  pbis.t"  So it came to pass that on that very  night Mrs. Sprengle greeted' her husband with the remark that she had decided to learn something of theosophy  and had engaged as teacher Mr. Ramchunda Singh, late of Delhi and Calcutta, who was an adept.  With every dinner for a week or  more the peace of Ramchunda Singh  was given unto the house of Sprengle.  The lore of the East Indies was at the  command of the guest He talked of  Vedas, and the 'scantily fed soul of  William Peterson Sprengle was filled  with joy. Ramchunda Singh and the  master of the house went together to  the meetings of the theosophical society. Mrs. Sprengle noticed with growing apprehension that Ramchunda  Singh was dressing in elaborate style  and that be had all the spending money which he seemed to require. On  account of the introductions from the  head of the house of Sprengle, Ram  chunda Singh became the fashion. , Se  had a lithograph of himself made, and  before many days he was giving lectures at Pickering , hall on abstruse  subjects at SI per,head. At the home  of the Sprengles he was a regular visitor. The Misses Sprengle. of whom  there were two.' both young and pretty, fluffy, and girlish, had not been admitted into the secret Mrs. Sprengle  saw that her older daughter. Agatha,  was blushing whenever the swart  faced Flindoo rang the doorbell and  even knew his ring. Her husband  was charmed   with  the  ways of  that*  ul.1 risible Hindoo  , --.mary,"  said  he one evening when  ��������� Ramchunda Singh','unmindful of caste.  sat at dinner with them, '."perhaps,, you  would not mind if I* took a little pil--  ;'griniage  to  the  Himalayas  with ,6ur-  vfriend?'^;   *',,' ,;        ' '   .    ���������  ,-   Mrs.  Sprengle, started  to tell, what"  she thought of it all ,wh'en a look from  the Hindoo diss.uaded her.    She said  tnat.such a journey would* no doubt  be interesting.   Mr. Sprengle retired to-  get the map of India. . * ,   ���������  "You scoundrel!"  cried  Mrs.  Sprengle.,   "How dare you?    You promised,  to cure my husband of his wretched.  nonsense,   and   you   make   it  all   the-  worse. --How far is this going?"  "To the sum of?$lb,000,"'was the reply. ��������� "Unless tbat amount is forthcoming you willjsce your, husband on hia-  , way to India with, Ramchunda rSingh.  ���������I have* also a tender and-a susceptible-  heart, and I should dislike* for less to-  relinquish' my claims to the affection  .  of one'whom I. much admire."     ���������  Ramchunda Singh placed a fat hand.;  on , his' chest and rolled his eyes upward.'      , ' "  Four days afterward William Peterson   Sprengle came  home' white with' ���������  rage.    L'    .     ' , , - '   \  ,  "Mary,"  he said.  "I' am  done with  this'theosophy  forever!'  .Thatscoun-  'drel   Ramchunda   Singh   has   fled   for*  parts unknown.    9ll-t0 ll-v accident he-  dropped a letter in my office in,-which  he  referred  to  me as -the  'old  idiot,'  upon whose ignorance he was imposing.    Never mention  his name to me*  again!"  ,  VI hate to think he was an impostor,  William," replied Mrs. Sprengle, "for-  before-he went away I gave him quito  a' sum of money. However, if, you  wish. .-the .subject".of theosophy will  never again*'). be . mentioned' in this  house." ' '   ' ,'   '  Over the door of an*animal storenln"  Calcutta there is today-the,sign I'Ram-,  chuhda Singh," and wTithin,sits. an. affluent Hindoo," smoking his pipe and'  taking his ill gotten ease.      ,   ���������,  ' Getting an  Aniosraph/of Davis.  - A   Chicago   givY, ��������� in������ looking -over  a'  book of autographs of famous people^ '  one day ran across this letter:   ���������  -Dear Miss X.���������Your���������npte requesting autograph is a model. Please start a school of  collectors.     *     -       ' William Gillette.   ,,  Chicago, Oct 7, 1S97.  This letter Immediately Interested  the girl and she inquired by what  method her friend had secured so flattering, a reply.  The owner  of  the  letter  explained  that' she  had  sent the actor*a  blank  sheet of paper with the words, VYour'  autograph, please," written at the top '  of  the  sheet'    This   she sent with a  stamped envelope for reply.  "The brevity of my note evidently  pleased Mr..Gillette, for no doubt he ia  bored to death with many foolish notes ���������  from hundreds of matinee girls and  other autograph fiends like myself,"  she said.  The rival collector was struck with  the originality of the idea, and, thinking to repeat her friend's success in securing such a fine note, said, "I think  I shall try that plan also, and then I, .  too, shall have some clever little letters to add to my book."  That same afternoon she sent a card  with this brief phrase, "Your autograph, please," to Mr. Richard Hard- .  ing Davis, and within a few days she  received the following dry response  written on the same card beneath her  short request:  You seem pressed for time.  R. H. Da vi 3.  ������������������Saturday Evening Post _  Ficht.*-** are .r--.i!:h*-ti;.i(-s' thrown, .but  battles are pLoLied.���������-Oi.iaha World-  Heral-i.        - .     ,        ., -    *  Purifies   tlie   Air.  A quick and easy way to change the  atmosphere in an invalid's room is to  pour somo cologne into a soup plate  and set fire to it. The spirit will make  a pretty flame and impart a delightfully refreshing oaor to the air.  A  Window BIop.  A good thing to polish windows with  Is a small hand mop made of seraps-'of  chamois. Bits no larger than a silver  dollar can be used. String them all together on a piece of strong twine and  tie into a bunch. When dirty, wash it  out, dry and. before using, rub it soft  in your hands. The mop;'improves  with usage.  For the House Beautiful.  A novel decoration for furniture is a'  panel of woven tapestry inserted in the  wood and coated with transparent varnish. The idea has been ^ seen in bedsteads and smaller pieces, and the effect is hardly to be distinguished from  that of a painted panel. Flowers, fruit  and landscape designs are employed.  I  I  11  I  m  ������  1  'II  vt\  ill ���������ft*'  \  l>  I:  ^  !���������>.  -I'')  I  I''  1*  1  I:  i\  THE CUMBERLMD NEWS  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  Italy and' Britain .are about the  same size. But the, United Kingdom  and her colonies have 259 out of  every 1,000 of the-earths population,  and Italy only 22.  (JL  You Could Look  The smallest newspaper in the  world is "El Telegrama" of Guadal-  agara, in Mexico. It is four inches  square and contains four jjages.'  The lightest jockey that ever rode  was named Kitchener.' He rode'at  Ascot in ' 1810/ his weig-ht at the  time being 2 stone 11 pounds.  Although Germany has not extended its territory in Europe since 1871  yet her population has increased in  that ,time by 16'millions.  , The manuscrpt'' prayer-book in the  British Museum, known as' "The  Bedford Hours," is valued at ������2,000  and is therfore the "highest priced  prayer-book .in the world. '   .  Some other fellow is/'applauded for  saying the good things .that we  might just as well have-said, had'we  only  thought  of- them.  into the future ancJ see the  condition to which your  cough, if neglected, will''  Bring: you, you would seek  relief at once���������and that  naturally would he through  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  SHILOH cures Consumption, Bronchitis, Asthma,  and all Lung Troubles,  Cures ��������� Coughs and Colds  in a day* 25 cents.  Guaranteed. ��������� . " .    ���������    ���������    ���������  MARKETS.  WHEAT ��������� The     northwest    spring  wheat crop   is  being  greatly  delayed  in    seeding  owing  to  frequent  snow  and rain storms,' and^tiie'general 'ex- I  pectation ������������������ is     that '  in the older sec- '  tions     the acreage under  wheat will  ,  be  decreased.      European  crops  still  continue    to promise well, and there  is    no   (chance in the reports regarding  them.    At the  present  the  quan- ���������  titles     being    shipped from Argentin  are   showing     larger  than  expected,  and    running somewhat" larger  than  last     year.      Australian   and   Indian  THE QUALITY OF THE  OIL IS THE LIFE OF  THE PAINT.  MADE WITH MANITOBA PURE  RAW OR BOILED LINSEED OIL  PURE  READY  MIXED  Write to S. C. Wei^ & Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle.   ,  Karl's Cover Root Tea purifies the Blood  I.  \\  Sir Joshua Reynolds was the young  est man ever elected president of the  Royal Academy. He was -15 years  old.    Sir Frederick Leighton, was 48.  C. C. Richards, & Co.  Gentlemen,���������-! "have'used MINARD'S  LINIMENT- on my vessel, and' in my  family for years, and for' every'day  ills '.and accidents of life I consider  it has no equal.    ���������<. '  start   on a voyage  it    cost   a dollar a  " We always like  us, we do not  whom we admire.  those who  admire  always like those  PALE AND LISTLESS  A  CONDITION     THAT     AFFECTS  ,    VERY MANY WOMEN.  The    Appetite    *-Fails-<-Strongth     De-  i    parts and the Sufferer' Feels That  Life is Really a Burden.  I "would -  not  without   it,    if  bottle.'  CAPT.  Schr.   "Storko,"  ��������� aska. '  ,F.R.   DESJARDIN.  St   Andre,   Kamour  We are very fond  characters," but we  read ourselves:    '"-''-  of reading others'  do not like to, be  j u   jo   im^uooi UiC    biuiu   cL   111UU.J.C1I1U   Call  c so. widely known and used as are  r.    Williams'     Pink     Pills'  without  Had La Grippe.���������Mr. A. Nickerson, far.  mer, Dutton, writes: "Last winter. I had La  Grippe and it left me with a severe pain in  the small of my back and hip. that used- to  catch me whenever I tried to climb a fence.  Inis lasted for about two months when I  bought a botile of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil and used it both internally and externally, morning and evening, for:threedays,  at the expiration' of which"time I was com-  pletely cured."     ,  ,      DON'T BE A DRIFTER. '    ���������  Live for something,   have a purpose,  And that purpose keep in view ;  ^Drifting like a helpless vessel,  *   Thou  canst'ne'ei;, to  life be true.  Half  the    wrecks  that-''   strew life's  ocean,       --     '���������  Tf some star Karl been their guide,  Might have long been  riding-safely :  .   But they drifted witli the tide.  Minaif s Liniment Cnres Colds, Etc,  A well trained mind has less difficulty in submitting to than in guiding an ill-trained mind.  Mr.T. J. Humes, Columbus, Ohio, wr'tes:  "I have been" afflcUd for eome I'm-i with  Kidney and Liver Complaints, and find Parmelee's Pills tho best medicine lor these diseases. Th se pills do not cause p:iin or  griping, and should be u-ep: when'a cirhartic  is required. They are Gelatine Coated, and  rol.ea in the flour of L cor:ce to preservu  their purity, und give them a pleasant, agreeable taste.  Police    sometimes  help themselves.  get   those   who  yOUBG WOMAN WORTH SI5,000  wishes to correspond with honest,  intellig-ent man, who would appreciate a good wife. Box 2,5.38, Toronto,   Ont.   7 7 *        ' :���������'..������������������*������������������������������������������������������  From the Topic,  Petrolia,   Ont.  It is impossible that a medicine can  be  Di  striking   results   frequently   becoming  known  and  the'merits  of  this groat  remedy  for th'e common ailments    of  man and' womankind being,.published.'  Sirs. Thos. Kettle,  of Petrolea," Out.,  is a case in point.    Mrs. Kettle is an  old resident of   this  district nnd.*   is  well    known.      Chatting    with  a  reporter   of   the  Topic    .the .other   day  the  conversation-drifted on  the subject "of  medicines,   when Mrs.   Mettle  spoke iri -tlie highest   praise  of   Dr.  Williams'     Pink. Pills;     which,     she  said,  had cured hor of a long illness.  Qui-  reporter,   being  naturally  interested,  made   further   enquiries,   when  IVIrs.  Kettle gave him    the following-  particulars":. '"I am the mother " of  twel\e children and in,-spite    of   the  constant  strain  and worry   the raising of so large a family entailed upon me, in addition to my housework,  I was for many .years  blessed   with  splendid health.    Hpwover";   after  the  birth  of my last     child my strength  seemed to fail me and I felt that my  ���������health   was'gradually  going.    I  consulted, a doctor  and continued under  his  treatment  for  some  months,  but  the only result that 1 could see was  that 1 grew gradually worse. T could  not name any particular ailment that  I   suffered  from,   but I  was   "all run  down."    My   appetite   failed   me,   my  strength   seemed  all gone   and I became pale  and  listless,   scarcely able  to drag myself around,    and much of  the   time   in   bed.    I  became  alarmed  at my long  continued  ill-health, and  as doctor's medicine had done me no  good  J   determined   to   try   Dr.    Williams' Pink Pills.    I purchased a box  and thought.it did me some good, so  1- got six  boxes more,   and before   I  had  finished  taking   the   second I felt  a lot  better, 'and  by tho  time I had  finished     the  seven  boxes  I .'had perfectly' regained my'health,  had  gained weight and felt better than I had  for  some years.    I  consider  the  pills  a  splendid   medicine,   a  real  godsend  to weak and ailing women, and have  frequently  recommended   them   to my  friends  and  used  them with  my children,    always    with    good    results."  shipments are light, but from North  America, Russia and the Danube they  are,, liberal, and the amount on passage, tb ' Europe is very large and  shows no - decrease fr.orn week to  week. This causes the European  trade to remain indifferent and they  are working* in a , hand to mouth  fashion,.'not anxious to buy ahead as  freely, as they would do if they were  sure of. a scarcity in, the future.  ���������In the local market Manitoba wheat  has    been    steady,   ��������� but   not active.  Prices neither ail van ce nor decline as  they   do     on the American markets,  and    the - exporters     are not buying  freely,'1 by any means.    The price'of 1  northern varied  from 74-y-c  on  MonT  day.   to    75%c   Friday,     a good deal  been sold around 74% to.75c for spot  or May delivery.   ,The spread between  1   northern  and 2  nor' hern  has  narrowed down to 2c or 2*V������c,, there, hav-  I ing   been " a ' demand ' for' the lower  grade.    Closing prices may be stated '.  as 75i/*c 1, northern and-73*!4c 2 northern,     and    for 1 hard 7Sy2c,  all in  store,  F.or.t  William or Port Arthur, ���������  spot or. May delivery.-- ���������  Liverpool Prices���������No: 1 northern,  spring w-heat sold at Liverpool on.  Saturday at Gs 5d.      ,      .    ' .  FLOUR-IIung-arian Patent S2.06 pe'r  sack -of 98 poundsroGlenora," SI .90;*  Alberta,, SI.70; Manitoba, SI.50; and  XXXX. SI.20. ' .  MILL-FEED���������Bran, in bulk;' per ton  Sl-4.50;   shorts,  $16.50. . Delivered in;,  bags, the prices affe. 31.50 higher.  GROUND FEED-Qat chop is 'quoted- at ,$27, per ton delivered to the  trade;    barley    chop, ' 322'  per    ton;.-  mixeii barley and bats,  $25 per ton;  oil cake,  $27 -per ton."'  OATS���������No. 1 'white, in car lots on  track, ' Winnipeg,- per bushel, 40 to  42c";No.' 2 white,** 38c; seed bats, ,45c '  to 50c. At' country points farmers  are getting from 28 to 30c for No. 2  white, oats. Street-oats,are bringing  '32  to 34c.   "       ,'',.',  BARLEY���������Receipts -are very,light  and' tho market holds firm' at 43 to  4-5e for* best grades.   ' iJ '     y   ,   '    '  FLAXSEED���������Dealers   ' are     asking  $2.00 per bushel for. seed ,flax.    ".   "  ' SPELTZ���������Dealers     are asking    75c  per    bushel   of    50    pounds for' seed  spelts. ' '  ��������� HAY���������Receipts are only moderate  and the. hay market continues firm at  $6 to S6.50 por;.ton for fresh baled.  Loose hay is worth S6 to $6.50 per  tori. '  DRESSED MEATS��������� Fresh killod  beef is not very plentiful, and the  market is firmer. We quote ' Beef,  city dressed, per pound, 8 to SV^c;  veal; !y._ to 8V������c; mutton, frozen, 8c;  spring lambs, each, ������3.50 to S4.50:  hogs, per pound,* 7%c.  POULTRY���������There is very little  poultry in the market. Chickens are  worth 12V*>c per pound for fresh kill.  ed, and turkeys 12y2c to 15c, according to quality.  BUTTER-Creamery - Fresh made  creamery butter is worth 24c pexpound delivered here. There is but  very little offereing, owing to the  ���������blackward state of the weather.  BUTTBRn-Dairy-While the market  is better supplied than it was a few  PASMT FOR ALL PURPOSES.  EVERYWHERE.  , SOLD BY  UP-TO-DATE HARDW ARE DEALERS  ���������     ��������� '- ' MANUFACTURED   BY    *���������'  G. F. STEPHENS & CO., Limited, .  - WINNIPEG.  EVERY HOUSEKEEPER  IN MANITOBA,  BRITISH COLUMBIA  AND N.W.T.  SHOULD TAKE .ADVANTAGE OF THE GREAT  HALF-PRICE OFFER OF  THE GLOBE  TORONTO "   "      "  Canada's Leading Newspaper  nnh,rI;hMecreb^������SeCUIie ''I10, bargains, offered every day in its advertising  columns. The, subscription price-can be saved over and over again by  having it come regularly into the home. Regular price 84 00 Der annum  The early edition (including The Saturday Illustrated) will he slnt'to llfy  .person for one year living west of North Bay who will cut this advertisement out and send it along-with S2.00 to THE GLOBE, Toronto.  FOR SALE  EVERYWHERE  If Try our Parlor Matches.  They produce a quick I-ight  without any objectionable  fumes.   ::::���������::::���������>���������������������������������������������  THE E B. EDDY Co, limited  Hull-, Canada.  Mrs.  -     AS EXPLAINED.  Old'un���������What an awful'  of  lot  wore unknown, twenty" years ago.  were unknown '-tAventy years ago.   ��������� *  Oldun���������True, * my  dear. >    But ' just'"  think   what   a   lot  more   doctors   we  have "to  contend with now than   wc  did twenty years ago. *,  HORRIBLE PAINS  FRENCH    GENTLEMAN'S    SUFFERINGS    ARE  BEYOND  DES-*-  CRIPTION.  Whenever you-,hear a girl refer to a  man as an idiot, she. is in love witli  nim," and, he as in love with some  other'girl. ' ,  DYSPEPSIA   AND   INDIGESTION���������0.  W. Snow   &  Co.,   Syracuse, N. -Y., write:  b'leasa.secd  us ten  gross of pills.  'We are,  soiling more of Parmelee's Pills than  any -  other pill we keep.    They have a great re^u-,  c;-tion for the cure of Dyspepsia and Liver 0  Complaint/-   'Mr. Charies A,  Smith;.Lind-  s y, writes:    "Parmelee's Pills are an exce -  lent, medicine.   My sister has" bsen troubled'  with severe headache, but these pills have  cured her." ���������  Many Doctors Treated him, but without     Success-Dodd's     Kidney  Pills  ��������� Cured Him and now Life is a pleasure to him-���������He Tells the Story.  Some men are not content ,with being treated well; they want to bo  treated often.  St.  Urbain,   Que.,  April 21*-  ial.)-���������Fearful indeed has been  perience of Narcisse Barrctte,  place.      For   fifteen  long  and  (Spec-  the ex-  of this  weari-  Pleasant as syrup; nothing' equals it as a  worm medicine: the name is Mother Graves'  n orm Exterminator. The greatest worm ex.  terminator of the age.  Mrs. Tom Thumb is still alivo at  the age of sixty. She was bora at  Middleborough,. Massachusetts, and  her maiden name was Miss Bump.  CANADIAN NORTHERN  RAILWAY.  Victoria    Day  Excursions  TBE CANADIAN NORTHERN  Will sell round trip tickets at  Fare and  0ne=Third  |���������ood to Go���������May 22nd, 23rd and 24th  'Good to Return till May 27th.  Judging from Mrs. Kettle's healthy  appearance to-day none would imagine she had ever known what a day's  illness meant. ".'���������  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  are a positive  cure   foi-     all   diseases     arising  from impoverished blood,  or a weak  or shattered    condition  of  the1    nervous  system,    such   as  epilepsy,    St.  Vitus'- dance,   paralysis,  rheumatism,  sciatica,    heart ; troubles,    anaemia,  etc.    These pills  are .also  a cure    for  the ailments  that 'make  the lives of  so  many ��������� women. a  constant  misery'.  Sold   by  all     druggists     or  sent  by.  mail,  post paid,  at 50 cents box,  or  six   boxes   for   $2.50,   by   addressing  the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.brockville, Ont.  weeks ago, there is still plenty of  unsatisfied demand, and prices hold  steady at -last week's range. x\s  high as 20c could be obtained'on a  commission basis for choice fresh  made butter in tubs or bricks, while  other grades range down to 16c for  round lots.  CHEESE���������Jobbers are petting 1,3  to lS\_e per pound for. cheese.  Stocks now in hand are from Ontario.. ���������   ��������� ��������� .'.. ''-,."' l   ' , ',���������������������������.:  EGGS���������-The net price, Winnipeg, today, to country shippers is 10c per  dozen. ,  POTATOES-.Farmers loads delivered in Winnipeg,. 3S to 40c per bus.  WOOL���������The market is expected to  open shortly for Manitoba wool.  Some in the trade think that the  opening, price will be about 7,c per  pound for unwashed fleece.  Minard's Liniment Cnres Distemper.  The     world's     electrical  industries  are valued at ������300,000,000.  |   Full  particulars   on  application  to  ���������*ny Canadian Northern R'y Agent, or  GEO. I-I.  SHAW,  ��������� Traffic Manager.  W.  N. U.  No. 376.  Monkey Brand Soap will clean a honse from  cellar to roof, but won't wash clothes.  The human voice has been heard in  the open air at a distance of 15,-  480 feet.  A genius is a man who is able to  dispose of his troubles for a consideration.  LIVE. STOCK.  CATTLE-���������Butchers are finding cattle very scarce and hard to obtain  this spring. For choice beef animals  they are now paying as high as 5c  per pound off cars here,, and are glad  to get thein'at that. The general  range is from 4-i/>c to 5c, the latter  being an outside figure. There are  good demands for stockers and yearlings are worth as high as S16 pen-  head at point of shipment. Two  year olds are bringing from $20 to  S22 per head.  SHEEP���������One large concern here is  now bringing in live sheop to meet  the demands of its trade. About 5c  to oi/ic per pound is the value off  cars, Winnipeg.  some years he has suffered with an  acute malady of the kidneys and  back which has caused him the most  agonizing pains.  He consulted physician after physician and followed their treatment  patiently and carefully. Some of  them afforded him a little temporary  relief ��������� (which was in itself a great  blessing), but the pain always came  back to torture him even .worse than  before.  Khenmatism ad*ed its terrors to  his already great burden of misery  and his life was a succession of  spasms of the most violent pains it  has ever been the lot of mortal man  to endure.  The story as told by Mons. Barrctte himself is  in  part as follows :  '"For more than fifteen -years I siifr  lered     with     a severe Malady of the  j back and    Kidneys, wh'ich caused me  horrible, pains  in  the back.  "I tried many doctors, but the relief they gave me"was only temporary and the Malady always returned.  My������������������ sufTering was so great at times  that it was almost beyond endurance. ���������  "I  had  rheumatism as well as  the  pains in tlie back,  and between them  I was     sorely tried.   I would rather  die  than  suffer again the way I  did;  but  now  life  is  very pleasant to mc  and  I am anxious to live.  "You ask me how I was cured ?  "Well, after trying in vain doctor's  treatments     and    almost    everything)  else,  I began to use what has  been'  to    me    the greatest medicine in all  the  world,  Dodd's Kidney Pills,   and  very    soon     the    pains     all left me.  They acted almost like magic.    I am  now     in     perfect   health    and   work  everv day." ���������  The foundation of the Bank of England strong room is 66 feet below  street level.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in Cows.  If a man really loves a woman, he  will give up smoking for her sake:  but if she r?ally loves him she will  not ask him.  . <i ������������������ ��������� ,- '  i "*'  ��������� -'-  { -   Anti-Consumption Syrup stands a*  ihe head of tho list for all '" "  "     *  Bid-do's ���������._,., ��������� , ���������.  .-ie head of tho list for all diseases of tho throat  and lungs. It acts like mapric in breaking up a  cold. A cough is soon subdued, tightness of tho  chest is relieved, oven tho worst caso of consumption is relieved, while in roeoi-fc cases it  may be said r.ovor to fail. It is a medicino prepared from tho activo principles or virtues ot  several modicinal herbs, and can bo dopended  upon for all pulmonary complaints.  Queen's   College,   Hong  Kong,   has  1,100 pupils, and, a larger proportion  of married   students  than   any  other-  university in  the world.  All men are  are home less  not homeless, but some  than others.  Nearly every man actually believes  that other men are interested in his  troubles.  $100 Reward $100.  InJr,1,������M,C!1fdMrS   ������f. "'i8,   P������P0r will bb lilonaod   to  ?.������? Blb t,,0f������ 1S**',fc leas,r ,on0 *lr2������ae<* disonso  that .science has been ablo to euro in all its  staKos nnd   that  is. Catarrh.     Hall's Catarrh  mnfl!-!������l f������ 7 y RosltlX������ c,lr������ now k������own to tho  medical fraternity. Catarrh hoimrn constitu-  mnnV TrS������M.sV^1"^H constitutional troat.  menfc.    Kail s Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  f-wo^l'TI0"1' u?on ������������?,Mood and mucoussurl  faces of the  system,   thoreby  destroying  the  strength by building up the constitution and  ���������assis-iing nature in doing its work. Tlie pronrie-  ���������Jw fi!V0 s^much f������!th iri its curative powers,  tw ���������fcfhrCy-,������'ler ono hundred dollars for any caso  that it fails to cure.    Send for list of testimou-  ' q ^ldKres,s'    F- }' "CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sola by druggists. 75c. '  Hall s Family Pills are the'best.  When a man begins to go down hill  he finds that the law of gravitation  and the encouragement of his friends  help him along.  Give Holloway's Corn Cure a trial. It re.  moved ten corns from one pair of teet wilh.  out any pain. What it has done once it wil]  do again.  ���������Minard's Liniment Cnres Distemper.  A     tombstone   marks   the   dividing  line between here and there.  ^Although the first gold-find at* the  Klondike was not made public until  1886, the Russians knew or gold in  Alaska as early as 1798. ���������fft^.-.-.--���������*.*-**...*^^��������� W>\,       -..._���������������-������������������������-���������������������������>���������,������������������>.  -ii-iyj-ipa-j.i ������--'i  I' '  ISSUED    EVERY    YVEDNEiSDAY.  Subscription. $2 a year, in advance.  t'&i, 3S. HnSer-son, 'jE&'itor.  \  Xc? Advertisers who   wane  their  ���������*<!  i  chiao-eo,    should   Rex,    copy in   by  9 a.m.  day before issue.  ���������S,ib-.eri.������er8    fjiliag    *���������    reoe-ve     Tun  N kwj������ rogqiarly will confer a favor bv   notify ������tj  --he   uHice. ���������       ������������������  Job "Work Strictly C.  O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  The Island Mines.  The  Mf-ui'u  Sicker mines ?ire nt-  tra'diug ������������������<���������-} atienliou  of capitalist.  _\ lart'.o deal was completed in Victoria , reco-.tly,   when   Richard  III.  mine on Mt. Sicker, and on the east  end of the Tyee mine, was bonded  t -, a Syndicate of British and United  States   capitalists.      The    mine   is,,  ,( wned   hy   Mrs   Lenora  Ricba-ds,  who is interested  in several other  mining properties in 'that district.  .When "the  smelters  sre  ready for  opera-nng. Ihe-e'is  good  reason for  'saving that"the' output' frouv these  'mines  will be'equal to-any in'the  Kootenay district*  ' Large deals in  mining   claims   have  lately  taken  plf.ee' in  .the  Kootenay   country.  3 h * Oyster ������roup at Ooroaplix w: ������  recently   sold     ot    $61,000    cash.  Every w.ee'k adds to the number of  rich qiinr'lz claims being developed.  'Capitalists  .do    not   appear   to   be  afraid to invest, and their  faith  in  the, value of'-mining  propeities   in  the Kootenay is firm.    In the Atlin  country, .quartz properties are being ���������  developed.     The Crown Point and  * Annie mineral claims, at the mouth  of Pine Creek,  have  been   bonded,'  and work on the property will soon  be "commenced.     A large chimney  .of  good.ore has been discovered in  the" Imperial   mine,   Monro'Mountain, with  rrt-e  gold visible in   the  rock.    Work bus   been commenced  on   several  copper claims,   a. d the  outlook  in i that mining district is  considered good.     Late n-wsfiom  ���������   the  Klondike,   says,   the   summer  ou put of  the mines will be larger  than   that   of   last   year,   and   the  opinion  is express-eel  that there is  more gold   in .the claims   than has  been- taken   out.'    The "Porcupine  mines also are said  to be  turning  out well..  r_F-W_  _m.  fAM -TtT'-'iTT-i-"''  &L  <Y&k  J3  DIUZCT from th.e GEOWBB to the CONSTJ1VIEB  O. J. MOOBE. Sole Agent  Mr Pullen has gone on a business  visit to Victoria.  Dr Dal by is. paying Cumberland  a professional visit.  ' Mr Barret left for Harrison Hot  Springs on Thursday last.  Mrs   Beveridge ' of   Union   Bay  visited Cumberland lastweek.  '   Miss Dunbar of San Francisco is  the, guest of Mr and Airs Li tile.  Mrs Nunns has gone on a visit to  friends,in Victoria ai\d Vancouver.  ���������Principal Benrett and family are  spending'the vacation a HoTnby  Island. ������������������ ���������> -   '  Dr Gillespie left on Wednesday  last,on an important ..visit to Montreal. - ������ "������    _  Mrs Garnet of Nanaimo is visiting friends in Cumberland and  Comox.  Mrs L. Mounce received' news of ���������  the serious illness of her mother at  ���������" Kansas",  and left for that place on j  Wednesday last.     Mr  Mounce .accompanied bee as far as V.-inc aiv.-:r  GEAW1HAM     RCHOOL.  ���������.'   There, a.ppenrs to have been much  trouble in the pust between trus'e^s, j  | parents, a'nd teacher of  '.hi? Fch'uol,  and   the following letter seems . to  yioint   to   the' fact,   that the  pot is'  still boiling.  Grantham, July, 1902  Ed., News, Dear Fir,���������We have  had an election here and have b- en  defeated in a m>st. scandalous way.  Mrs Piercy ran for'School Trustee  against Air Williams. They have  fetched people risht from Oyster  River to vote and some not sane at  that; only one who has voted a-  grtinst the iady has (hildren f.-oing  lo school. They say they will keep  Halliday there to spice us. The  We notice by  the  report'of  the I complaints   we sent in  six montns  agu, Mr Smith (a Trustee), never  sent in to the Superintendent, and  we hpve been kept in the dark and  our children from school for six  months, which has been run with  an average of 5.' When Mr Smith  was taxed for keeping the reports  back his answer was that he thought  that they were too bad to send.  But w-liat about children that this  man now is allowed to teach ?  Trustees meetings have been held,  without notice, in private houses,  and only one side has known what  has been going on. ....  ' Mrs Piercy, who has been defeated, has children to defend, and has  been abused for years by Halliday  Important Announcement...  We have made arrangements by  which, our .subscribers may secure  the "News," together' with , the  "Montreal  Family  Herald"   and  i ' (  " Weekly   Star,"   at' a /very che.ip  a  rate.     The two papers, from June  1st, to December 31st, 1902,- together with the beautiful coronation  pictures of King Edward and Q, leen  Alexandra,, for $1.00. Strictly in  advance. Think of it!' ,The two  papers with supplements "for 100  cents. Here is a,chance, for people  not already subscribing, to tiT our  paper and get the " Star," the most'  .popular eastern journal. Old subscribers, by pa}Ting arrears, if any,  ��������� i '���������  aud   the  dollar  in  advance,  may  take advantage of this offer.  '       TENDERS.  TENDERS will he received by'*the  undersigned up to Saturday. 12th  inst"., at 6 p m., for the digging..  * and erecting of - Electric Lit>ht  PoIps. * For info.-matio > apply to  B. Mejli-ado, Esq/ Lowest or any  tender not necessarily accepted.  Geo. Clinton.  TORE  Jr"\  Ready- Mixed'"Paints,  Alabastine, W kiting.  Glue.     Wall -  Paper  (j ���������  Garden Tools,     Flower   Pots,     Etc  Dmsimiir Avenue  Cumberland, B.C.  m  4 A.H. P-EAGEY, MgpuUMiqBer.  I*   .,       "  FOR   THAT'COUGH,   TRY       ;-<,,.     < "'Jf)  |'; WINTER'S. ' .���������[.'��������� '    ���������'������������������...     '.'.'������������������'"���������'I  ' ���������    '" '    ���������   'INSTANT    ���������  '��������� "      *,y /.il  .'A  ���������I  i  I  }"|  VI  1,1  I  t'c  COUGH   CURE,  '/'  ���������f'li  IT'S   A   GOOD   ONE,  FOR     Ollil.DliJON   .   AND  AND    RELIABLE  , ADULTS.'  NOTICE.-   '  ALL ACCOUNTS due to the late Edward  Rolitnos, phoemalcer,' of Comox. must tie  paid to Mrs cJane Rollings, Executrix,  on or before the first day of July, 1902 ;  and all Accounts owing must be presented  for payment by that date.  MRS JANE ROLLTNO-S.  Exisoimux, Comox.  21-5-02  Trustees meeting that --trennous  efforts ar;- being made by that body  to have a High 8������.;ho.>l established  here. This is hi-ihiy commendable,  and we trust they T.viil succeed. In  relation to the several applications  for tlie position of teacher in the  public tchool, *:i������ event of probable  vacancy," we hope the Trustees  will study home interests, and n*>t  do as has been done by Scho-.l  Boards in the past, both here and  in other parts of the district. ���������:. Not  ���������appoint a young teacher whose  home among us on the giounds  that " the children, do not respc-ct  one they know well.". By all meai s  give the preference to those wl o  have 'neon "brought up here, ;.nd  who ,havo devoled iheir lime and.  energi'S to qualifying for pu iti.ns.  The practice of appointing teachers,  nurses,  &c,  from  other provinces,  :> to the exclusion of ones fu'-ly qualified at home, cannot be '���������uo severely  censured, and if  we,.in .the'present  1 struggle for existence, curt nut gel  along except by importing the.-e,  the so )uer the belter if 'we place a  mine,under the country, light the  ���������fiite, and say ''Here -oes nuthin������!"  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  Daniel McDonald has m;ule an Application for a Transfer of Licence from  William Lewis, Courtenay Hotel.  The Board of Licence Coinmi.ssioners  will   meet  Monday,   2ist Julv,   1902,   at  Court-house,   Comox,   at  the  hour   of 3  p.m., to consider the above application.  JOHN THOMSON,  Chief Licence luspector.  Cuiiberland, B.C.,  23.-d Juno,  1902.  25-6-02.  Can any action be taken agains.t  Trustees for causing loss of education to children.?���������-Yours,  .'��������� Parent."  SALE    OF  Farm Stock and Implements  . :  apply���������"NEWS"   OFFICE.  2-7 02  Sutoilie for tlie NEWS,  SS A  .J-'  leiMiMg  Take  a   Dry   Sponge  and   pour  on   it   a  bucket   of Water  It  will'swell   every time  sure        ....       ������������������������������������  jUT we are not selling spoagea, our line is    ���������      .   -  ������ SWELL     BUGGIES  VIOLS N  D. THOMSON.     -     -  Teach:*-: n  Music for Dances,  &c, supplied  .a*,  snoit  noiice.      Orders left with  Mr  E.   Barrett,   at  the  Big Store,  ���������will he promptly attended to.  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Load of Open end Top Buggies  -.vith Sceel and Rubber Tires. ��������� Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Buckboarda, Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all of the most Upto-Date.Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for oue year by the Makers aud ourselves.   ���������         MIAIIO   STEAM  CAKEIABI   W01K8  S      We   are  selling   our   TOILET SOAPS  at   Cost  to , m.ake",_ m  fi    'room. Finest   GLYCERINE   and - OASTlLE   SOAPS   '.'J  m -    Away jjown. . '     '.���������'". ��������� %  I/&"'''' ���������' ' ' ''������������������ '��������� 1  vYYm     "        ' STORE OPEN Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., .  ^  tin      '     ' ��������� and from 5 p.m. tn 6 p.m. jjp  ������   Dunsmuir Ave., r ���������  ���������    - Cumberland, 'B-C. ���������' i  ^y,    j-*-*-^-. /:&*- -.te"-*^-^f-^S*=;^t^^^^*?P������*^^-^^--*^.-^  =^p^5-^l%S^#^^  ,f.J^-r^pr'l,K^vrr^e-a^:v=A^r'^six:ca^J^:t^r^u^^lrj^* *SZ$Z3i*fJXl?KKW}  ,FOB   S--/\_ZE_.^G    -  MAPLEHUfrST    FARM,  HORNBY   .ISLAND, ,   ;  '   (COMOX   DISTRICT),-      ���������.  Containing���������  230   Acres.    ���������   200  Acres Fenced.  About  400 healthy Bearing Fruit Trees.  70 Acres cleared up good, and  m crops  and hay land.  62 Acres  cleared  up  rough,   but  good  pasture.  85  Acres bush���������easy cleared.  13  Acres chopped and burned over:  ; The whole of the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any kind of gram and  root crops.    1= suitable for beef, dairy or  sheep.'  15,000  Cedar  Rails in boundary and,  field fences.  Large 7-roomed house���������water in house-  2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by 75 feet. Sheep  Barn, Hen Houses, etc.  Buildings 5 years old. Abundance of  good water. Nearly 1 mile front<i-e on  Lambert'Channel. iJ/ miles from Government Wharf. ���������  Good   Markets���������Cumberland   (Union  Mines), Nanaimo  and Victoria.  Good   shooting ��������� Deer,   grouse   and.  ducks plentiful.  Price,  $6000  1-3 cask,  balance,   6 per ce'nt.  Also, 246 Acres adjoining���������good, land, at  $8 per acre.  Also, several   Good Grade Jersey Cows,  Heifers   lo   calve, and-Yearling., and  Heifer Calves.  Apply GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island. '  14-5-02   .  BcLldiiess SiicGessfuliy:: Cured  By PROF. SCHAFFNER  .The Old   "NEWS" BUILDING.  A remarkable cure effected. Cures baldness of long standing l)y the use -of PEERLESS HAIR REMTORER and'ELEOTRIC  MASSAGE TREATMENT, both of which  combined destroy all germs and invigorate  the roots which stimulates circulation of the  active forces that feed the hair follicles. .  From one to two months treatment  will Restore Baldness of long" standing-  Daily Treatment $15 per month.  Parasites cauae all hair trouble. Dandruff  is caused by a germ which saps the hair������  vitality. Vaseline and oils are of no benefit  to the hair, as dandruff germs thrive in  them, as well as in all grease. To cure dandruff, which is [/receded by, and a sure indication of, falling hair, it is necessary that  tho dandruff gerrn be eradicated. * From one  to three bottles of the Peerless Hair Re--  storer will euro the worst.chronic case.  if  ���������OTI B IS HERfiKV OITVEN-that sixty  days after dace 1 intend to apply to the  Honourable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purchase the following Crown lands: conrv  mencinc at a post on the north shore of  Otter Bay, Chatham Point, Vancouver  Island, thence. west forty chains, thei ce  south forty chains, thence ea-it forty  chains- thence along the shore to ��������� the  pjint of commencement, containing 160  acres more or less.  ALBERT FRANCIS YATES,  Nanaimo. B.C.,  Dated the 4th day of April, 1902.  16-4 02    St /  8-12-02  STANLEY  CRAI'.  Prop.  Advertise in the lews,  VIOLIN    TUITION.,  PROF 0.II. SCHAFFNER. conservatory graduate. has decided to loca.te permanently in  Cumber-land is prepared to give  lessons to a limited number of  pupils on the Piano, Violin and  voice  culture. WHITNEY  BLOCK.  LOST between Vendome Hotel and Batcher  .Shop, on 1st inst., a Lady VBRACELET,  made up of 22 Spanish ������ reals.���������Finder  on returning same to "News ". office will  be rewarded.  FOUND,   on   Comox-Nanaimo   wagon  road, a Double-Barrelled Bre^ech-load-  ing Shot Gun.     Owner can have same"  bv   proving  property  and  paying  for*  this advertisement���������Marshall Laird '  Union Bay, M ty oth,  1902.  i  1  it  1  ��������� V,il  1.  t  r*_\  i

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