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Array ,4  ,?*   I     h  '',  i.f  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.    B. G.^WEDNESDAY,  JULY'24, rr96i.  Comox Creamery  Butter  ���������   ' __ND op ophib ������  'Steamer Islander, which arrived  last night Vitb* 46,passengers, whose  stores of - golden   duM*', aggregated  WIRE NEWS  about $60,000; Brought, news that  the recently discovered *- diggings���������  of which news,'was .given inVthe  'Colonist���������in the Big'1 Salmon dis-.  , trict, are turning "out lo   be   very  rich, and great excitement prevails,  t        ,' 'i-'i.   ���������'K    '      \     ,  fat   Skagway   and  'White   Horse,  ', ������ . "- <-'*<i'      V   s  .from which places1 stampeders are  , *-���������.      ���������   ,   '< i i;. ������v���������^      * ���������������-.  continually going irii|>-KA telegram  ;receivedJrpm'Hootalmqua on July  12th, says 300, stampwders, arrived  that day, and many * boats fareJar-  , riving. ; The   miners 'Vre  seeking  1 pipe for hydraulic, purposes   and *  ..one of the aimers who'has. made a i  ..rich btrike in the new/district, sent;  , clownari drider by!Ca|t^jF6bte, ;of  .the Islander, for oneinoiiisat.d ^feet  of pipe for, hydraulicihg  bis  ,pro:~  h Mr Rosenberg, one^ of the  die-"  cbvererepf. the^ne^ .diggings *on  LWke creek, up. the;/'HwtaHnqua^  saya in an interviews that t he :Jbe������:  , lieves the district to <*bSfa: second  J       \ J. "* " l's-fsf^^^f ��������� *" *-*������������������������������������ I  ^Klondike.>It is .better,, than ,"(the?  k61>Y���������AfTES;STREf Ti;  VICTORIA, B. C. K  i^s 4 js.4'  |l*|^'^HARDv#RE?MILL^AND^^^^^  1,^ ������t-.^^iv,--> AiiftiAirTT&a:. -a Wn .^^TR"VTNfi'-IMPLEMENTSH  ; Johannesburg, July 18���������In the  ,course   of   an   inquiry' continued  7f  under oath here toduy, various non-  commissioned officers and  men   of  the   British army   confirmed   ,tKe  -*- * *  statement that the Boers  shot  the  British wounded at Vlaltfontein.  1 London, July 18���������Lord Kitchener,  commanding'the British forces in  .South Africa, 6 reports to the war  -office as follows:  ;,< "Handsfontein', July 18���������Capt.  Chas Botha, a son of Philip Botha,  and Field; Cornets Humann and  Oliver   have  been   killed   in   the  ;Orange River Colony."   /     >  i    London, July 17���������-The South Af*-.  rican casualty,list issued today,, in-1  indicates that sharp fighting occurred'  ton July 14th near Zuurvlakte^ 24  miles from  Aliwal   North.,'   The1^  British lost 7 killed and 2   officers  'and 17 men wounded. V  T Tromso",- Norway,' July 17th-^-'  Shortly- before midnight last nights  the bhips of   the  BaldwinrZeigier'  Arctic expedition ' vveigjied' anchorr  and with the Starrs and'Norwegian!  flaes at their masts steamed off iof  the north., As they leit the harbor  the crews of other vessels there gave  , < \< fit- -1 i       ' *���������"  the vessels.'a partiog>cheer.    '  ^   ^  ^ ' Washington/D.C., July/I8th^-Af  bulletin issued by the census office'  "today shows that there has been fa;  decrease of the Chinese *< population3  in the United Statessirice, 1890 oi  ** **/ *��������� *     J , T * rS"r^ "*' ������ '  ���������17,675. the'-lumber now here being!  89:800.,: The.: Japanese.^increased  Bert,, we cannot  say.,but to judge  'from  the appearance   of , the. two  ladies, we would,1; if -' we  could, do  both, provided wel could  hold  the J  job. * .   , '  Comox Creamery .Butter   is ^soj  popular here that storekeepers find"  it difficult to sell any other.  ,f *  A christening at Mr SianePs on  Wednesday evening last*,  was, the  occasion oi a pleasant evening for;  the friends invited     After the ceie-  mony, which was performed by the  Rabbi,1- R.  Bear,j who   gave    the  future man the   historic "name of.  Aaron, the party spent a delightful *  time with- their host and . hostess.  ���������        '  " ',   ,L     *"��������� - '"  ,   .  keeping up, thejollification until^a*  late hour 1- '    ,  ���������*   7-   ''/*<  y       f  <1   fJ    ,      *,,  I     .  0I&L8 BABEBAXX OLT7B.  >    v  -.���������*!  '     ** *"lvl  '- ���������- ,1  > *-  S  i    ,      S~  *  /  notion account of the depth .of-the'  ^diggings.    On Lake creek the aver-  - Under the able coaching :of^a";a/'  past master, of the art, a number of '  young ladies of this place have or-  ganized a ball olub, and their play-  ing is said to be to good that there  ii' eerioiu! - ��������� talk ~ of ' pitting 'them  against the Vanoouver Seniors, We  V * id* <  Ia,    4" ������������������������'-"$������'I  ft  M.  i1!  -������_-'(I  i ^  i.niece of' country '^betweenf Teslin  :lake and the Big.salmon  waa  rich"  I,   ��������������� ;  \ .1    ��������� ���������". _      ___!__! !__^ J_  _ _ . I ________ . _ __. - , ^ "  _p%  Furniture.  Many' new    patterns   of  Fine Goods in  CARPETS,' RUGS,  ART SQUARES,  1 ,  LACE  CURTAILS,  MUSLIN    ART   DRAPING  MATERIALS.  to carry him but: afainf ?^A11 |thisr [  will be changed* iA this oirVe* season.  "The Klondike corporation is opejv  ingup stores'at various points from  the mouth of tlie* Hootalinquar\to  Teslin lake and several of the lead-  ing While* Horse < merchants are  vtakingina stock of goods with  which to open up stores. The Clos-  eett'will also be put oh the-Hoota-  linqua run in a few days.���������Colonist.  ;���������  have not yet been allowed to 'gaze  upon this galaxy of youthful beauty  and athleiicgrace,in the-ravishing  abandon of the game, but1 are ai-  sured that they are, well���������juit per-  feci. .And.thieUig Cumberland?9l���������������������������������-���������  are getting the "benefit of certain-  oauutie persiflage from the tonguei  1     <. i,  71-  " t,"  _'���������������   l r "fiT  I t   -    ,   *   f.   J    "Xi  - ^  -v.   J,-.  >^3*-H-  >-   '     1 r i-        ������f   -J-   Jw-_rk.|  LOCALS.  -    Our  Superb   Catalogue,   ft  containing, 1,000-llustrations  all'priced, mailed free on application.     It will surely, interest you-  WEI-LErVB'ROS.,  PERSONAL  - o  Mrs H.C. Nixon paid our town  a visit Thursday.  Mr H. Mahrer came up Wednesday on a business trip.  Prom Jfanaimo, on Wednesdayr  "came Mrs T. Russell and Mrs Kirk-  wood.  j The East, and the old ^countries  suffer'from  heat.     We, have  the  coldest July w eather on record. ,  Step into Moore's , as you pass  down.    Bargains in everything*  Two dog fight6 and a scrap served  to enliven pay night on Avenue D.  Now is the time to inspect Leiser's  Big Store for a. choice assortment  of groceries and,provisions.  TLe lady who committed an as-'  sault Satnrday evening,  was fined  $5 and costs by Judge Abrams  on  Monday.  Wire gauze, bicycle oil and lubricator, feather dusters. Magnet  Store.  Mr J.Edwards is   busy erecting  white caps had to 'swallow,the remark that "our nine, can - beat any  ,.'--'<   **������������������������������������   ���������-  ,v-"k *   r      ,r "  crowd that allowed   themselves   to  be whipped by the Burrards, or any  other old- Vancouver>team:\\t, Yahl  it.  "i   -,  Mrs W. Pollock and Miss ^ Perry,  of Nanaimo are paying a visit   to I fencing and outhouses  to   all   the  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  VICTORIA, B.C.  X  'gagg���������s-xsfes^^g-j?*^^ I Victoria  Mrs Combs.  Miss Machin is spending the  holidays with her mother, Mrs M.  H. Piercy of Sandwick. The young  lady has been attending college in  NEW STOCK  CONSISTING OF-  jrockery ware, Chamber" Sets,  Cups and Saucers, Glass ware,  .,.....,. Lamps, Water and Lemonade, Sets  at  By Wednesday's train, there arrived from Victoria, MrP.D, Little,  Mr Geo. Clinton, Mr R. Dunsmuir,  Mi a Dunsmuir, Miss Hubert, of  San Fr.incisco, and the Mioses  Kithieen and Muriel Dunsmuir.  The Dunsmuir party will spend  some time with Mrs Little here.  "Cuddy"s Johnston is back again  from a visit to his Nova Scotia  home. The Bach celebrated his  arrival in a becoming manner, and  Billy Marshal 1's jolly.face was-seen  in towix Saturday, he coming, up  from the/wharf to help the. boys  out.  Advertising has wrought a transformation in buBiuess methods.���������  The Buyer.  dwellings in the Hamburger block,  Jerusalem. This will greatly im-.  prove the appearance and renting  value of the property.  Mr Abrams, when going to the  camp at Roy's, one day last week,  saw a half grown panther, at the  roadside. This is probably one of  the whelps seen with its mother  last year, by the same gentleman,  near the same place.  Mr A. McCallum  was  unfortu-'  nate enough to lose a valuable cow.  Friday^  She was struck by No. ft  en gine at the  crossing   when   tbe  train was going to the wharf.  Some storekeepers complain of  hard times. No wonder! they don't  advertise.  Bert wants to know from Charlie,  through the medium of .this journal^  if, under the prese-it bewilderingly  sweet state of affairs, it ia better to  wheel down to Sandwick, or run  chances in Cumberland,     Really  The Society for the Protection <aof  ��������� ������������������*���������. **���������       ���������������  Native Plants is a. Boston institution,- founded by persons interested;  in wild flowers, and cognizant of  the fact that many  of   our  native  * * *  plants are exposed to the danger of  extermination.   It is the announc- ���������  ed intention of the society to publish brief articles, or  leaflets,   calling the attention of thoughtful pep- ,  pie to the matter, and to point out  what plants especially ��������� need - pro-,'  tection and in what way   the^de-  sirtd end may be best effected. Tho  leaflets will be distributed to teachers in schools,  to flower   missions  and village improvement societies,  aud in other places where they will  be effective.    The  co-operation   of  wild flower lovers  is   invited,   and  the movement is one which should  have cordial support.    There is at  present no membership fee.     The  secretary is Miss Maria  E. Carter,  Curator of Herbarium, Boston  Society of Natural History,  Boston,  Mass.���������Forest and Stream.  o   ��������� ��������� ���������   ��������� ���������  Tommy���������Mamma, why do you  reid the advertisements every morning?  -Mamma���������Because  it pays;   the  beet things are always advertised..  Why   is   a    newspaper   like   a  woman ?  Because every man should have  one of his own, and not be running  to borrow his neighbor's.  If you can  be  satisfied   with   fc-  small share   of   custom   you/ caa  afford to be economical in your ad*  vertising.���������Sir Thomas. Li pton-  ,K|  it, n  4 ,   r,  . __j��������� _  W><  ���������*;*   '  Si'.  In ..  "!&>    '  M  m  V ' *'  e-: '  I' V>-  r  l; <i i  I -C  I' -,;  Ij.il  UP  ".?  if  ������  ?���������>  * v  lit  a--  r  1.-...  IA Goddess I  I of Africa.  ������ ��������� ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  , ��������� ��������� ��������� ,e>  By ST. GEOBGE RATHBONE ������  CHAPTER III.   ,  lord ni:n.\o's cowboys.     <  Englishman    stood rooted  staring at the  figure  in  be-  'The  '���������{lis  tracks,  fore him/  '/Jove! , I know tlT-tt voice, but I"l  wager  your   own   mother   would   fail  to recognoze    you    with  that bloody  c tfa.ee.     Yes', I have heard  a voice like  that, but it is  incredible���������"  "Not  at  all,"   declared  Hex,   cheerily, as he thrust out his hand.  "'Hex Hastings!     Gad!   this-is     the  biggest surprise of my life   Glad    to  -see' you���������why,     I couldn't  lie     more  so .if ,it  was  a  brother.        But  what  binder  heaven   are    you   doing   up   in  Tthis  hot-bed     of     idolatry and   fetish  ' worship?"   was  what  the   other     ex-  ������claimed  as  he     wrung     the  proffered  hand  again     and ' again, "   and  even  Fcjemod tempted to indulge in a bear-  like hug.   ' ,  "You  mean   down   in this  country,  '.for we have conic     fro'm     the,north,  r over deserts,  through  tlie densest    'of  "���������forests* down     rivers,     fighting     our  -way for months through the heart, of  Africa.    I really began to" believe our  - long'pilgrimage  was   about 'to* -, end  right here, 'but a kind' fate sent    you  ran  time.     I could not havo'selected a  auore welcome     saviour,     hat'  I  been  ..-given,,tlie  choice,   than- my  old' friend  '���������of the Quartier T.atin  in Pans, where  happv   days,   sharing  troubles     and   pleas-'  ���������spec  ������������������"puffed'  the   professor   was  ing to discover  -wc spent such  ���������one 'another's  ures."  "What!  do you mean to (ell mc\ou  j two   have  made  this   terrible journey  .alone9"   gasped'the   other,   surveying'  ahe   profes-sor ���������with   conf,irtcrohle     rc>-  ;t, seeing which .lule.s lmmoduttelv  out.'his   chest  with   the     pride  ,f*of a true son  of'Gascony. .    .  "Bless you,  not   at  all.   Our  people.  numbered forty odd when we left, the  "coast   wiih   the     pprmissmn     of     the  Sultan  of  Zanzibar,  and  struck     into  Vlhe  wilderness." . <  '   "But���������where  ��������� the    deuce    are they  TlOW?" " , < ,      ,  "Gone, every mother's son of 'em.  Many deserted- from time to time, a  'few were killed, t\nd oti cr-* fell into  the hands of -the terrible hod-hunters of the far interior. V,e lor-,t our  ��������� last li'ian- to-day. poor Fridav, the  one faithful fellow of 'the Jot"  "But tell me, m\ dear fellow, what  sort of an expedition did \������ou engi-  zieer? It is plain to be seen this  gentleman   is  a  man   of soierce"���������for  eagerly enclcavor-  wha t damane had  been done to his s*pccinic"R���������"but unless you have de\ eloped the mania  since *.\ e parted, my old artistic  friend Rex Tfastis������cs was hardly the  man to endure thp dangers and hardships of such a treiimmious undertaking  in  a search for specimens "  ITastJims glanced aroiiiid ;'"Ler the  ���������ma-mic:* of a n\-n -who v-. ould not cvre  -to have b.s secret heard by other ears  than thoh.e for v high it was intend-  'ed.  "You  shall   know  nil,   I'.runo,     but  -not now,  not heie.    It is as amazing  a   story  as  ever  a     Kider     1 laggard  ��������� dreamed. It will thrill you to hear  ���������it in  detail.     Wait for a  more  fitting  ��������� opportunity. Tne idea' has suddenly  .flashed into my mind that, there may  tbe something more than accident in  vthis singular  mooting  ot   two  old art  - -chums in the depth of a South African forest���������that it means destiny���������  that perhaps you too may be enthused by the wonderful story I shall presently spin, and catching some of the  ���������inspiration that  has  urged  me to  undertake      such     an     apparently  wild-goose chase, combine your forces with  ���������mine for success."  "Jove! j ou arouse my keenest  ��������� curiosity,   my   dear  fellow.   Take pity  ��������� on my well-known impetuosity, and  -don't  let   many   hours  elapse     before  .you-raise the veil and allow me a  peep at the mystery."  "I promise you,  Bruno.     But on my  ,part I too am consumed with curiosity concerning your presence here.  "What are you   doing     in   this savage  ��������� country, and who are these dashing,  ���������long-haired fellows, speeding about  -on their horses like actual Centaurs?"  The .���������Englishman laughed���������-there was  '.something very  jolly  in that laugh of  "his,  arid it won him friends wherever  he roamed, since men of every nation  -love,a genial nature.  ."Look again���������-what manner of men  ���������would/you take    them    to      be,  my  Kex?"  Hastings observed  a  couple of    the  ���������riders,    who  ;��������� chanced     to     be   close  - enough   to  receive- some benefit    from  -the professor's fire. .  "Well," he said, . slowly, "if we  were   over   in   the  States   instead     of  ���������thousands of miles away from America, I should have no hesitation in  pronouncing  them     genuine  cowboys,  ��������������������������� such as  our western  plains produce."  "Straight  to     the  bull's-eye,     that  shot.     They  are  cowboys,- and     two  have even  taken part in  Buffalo-Bill's  -Wild  West  Exhibition  when  he  show-  ��������� ed at'Earle's Court in London. They  naturally 'drifted to South Africa as  the-latest field for adventure. They  arc now under contract with me.  You  ?������e I'm about  to  inaugurate     a  ��������� little Wild West of mv owu. and show  '���������,/.-  these   black '��������� fellows  a  trick  or     two  that will open their eyes.  "Seriously speaking, Rex, they are  in my 'employ. You know my penchant'of old. I am an artist above  everything. England is ' at>* present  all agog over the state of affairs in  Africa���������an advance up the Nile has  been ordered. I'would like to have  been with Tommy Atkins in that adventure", but the expedition is well  supplied ,with artists and correspondents, even including our friend Conan  Boyle. It is not so here. Ever since  Jameson's raid, the eyes of the world  have been upon the land of 'Paul  Kruger, and now that tlie Matabele  are upon the warpath the situation  has become more intense than ever.  "1 have resolved' to learn certain  facts with relation- to'the country  and'the people in this region, so that  the English public'may be better informed as to what a gigantic task  lies before the success of their arms."  "And you take your life in your  hands, to invade this dangerous territory in order to dash off sketches of  Matabele kraals, of the savage impis  engaged in the horrible war dance,'  togged out in' all their < fantastic  finery, and perhaps you even hope to  draw a picture of their bloody war  god, the terrible M'limo, 'the Great,  Great" One, Calf of the' Black Bull,  the Black Elephant, who shakes the  earth with'his stamping., the Founder  of Nations,'-as.they  call him."  Lord Bruno's cheery face fassumed  an eager expression, but with a  mournful' sigh he shook his head in  the negative. '        >  "Oh, I fear that would-be too over-'  powering for a 'chap "of rny-^size. Besides, unless I'am'-mistaken, another  has undertaken the ' task of. ridding  the earth of thatvile monster., You  shall hear more about * Frederick  Burnham and his mission later.- , As  to the rest I must plead guilty. I  have sketched the Matabele under every v condition, and''even if I do say it  myself,   there    are picturesque points  ar:  of  of  you  he  can-  become a  i *���������  raised * liis  the  of  about the 'rascal that please an  tist's eye. - The sight of a group  them decked in all their panoply  tiger'skins and gaudy feathers, dancing in a circle in the most grotesque  manner, and to the hollow beating of  those monotonous tom-toms is a  spectacle once seen never forgotten  a sight to conjure with. B"*-  are wounded, my, dear fellow  said, suddenly,    t    f '  "Not seriously, I believe."  , "Nevertheless, you need attention.,I  have a 'man here ,who is a master  hand at that sort .'of thing���������a man  whom nature made ta|" physician, but  whom a restless desire for the freedom of the prairies with a blue  opy overhead caused to  cowboy." c,  .,, With   tha.t   Lord   Bruno  voice and called-  VI say, doctor, will you come here,  please?", ���������'    ,  One of the 'two men on horseback  leaped to the.ground and approached.  lie was decked in the full regalia of  a "cow puncher," and even had the  peculiar swagger /so , natural to  daring spirits who spend half  their'"lives in mad chases across country after stampeding cattle, or  rounding up stray "mavericks" that  await, a  brand.  Hastings fancied him on sight and  the introduction was marked by a  hearty hand-shake, for after discovering what execution the men at bay  had accomplished among the assegai  throwers, the doctor felt an uncommon interest iu the hero who could  toss lead with such* glorious results;  nor was his admiration any the less  keen wIvmi he discovered that an old  time fri Midship had existed between  Rex and  nis  employer  He agreed with Hastings after" a  superficial examination,, that the  woundsr.which the professor and himself hael received were none of tfiem  at all serious, and marvelled greatly  that they had come out almost un-  scatched from the shower of missiles  rained upon the spot by the advanc-  um circle of blacks.  The others now drew near, and  Lord Bruno signaled them to approach, i  Hastings was delighted  them. It seemed like a g  to look into their faces, and hear  English spoken again, even if it was  in some sense murdered by western  idioms, for except the dulcet notes of  ihe professor, he had not heard a  voice speak in the mother tongue for  over three months.  The first to come was Jim Bludsoe,  the leader of the little band, a wiry,  bronzed man with the eye of a hawk,  and a manner that told of a long life  spent upon the border. He'was almost a counterpart of Cody himself,  and Hastings felt that such a daring  spirit must necessarily leave his mark  upon the land wherein he roved. ,  Next came a rough and ready genius, whose impetuous, manner might  be expected to get him into many a  scrape. Plia tresses were inclined to  be a dark auburn, so that the origin  of '.'Red" Eric was readily discerned.  Tlie last of the lot probably interested Rex- in a peculiar manner, since  he "did not appear to be more than a  boy. Little Phil  they  called him.  When introduced he seemed uneasy  and let his eyes fall to the ground���������  glorious .black eyes they were too.  Rex could not but notice them, and  the slight figure of the lad.  "I think he is rather delicate for  such work as this," he said aside to  the Briton, after the four had retired  some   little   distance.  "I had the same impression, but  having given my ��������� word to-���������er���������a  member of his family, I could not  back out. And Little Phil has astonished us all with     his    endurance  to  reat  meet  treat  and grit. Nothing daunts him. He is  ever eager to serve me, and often anticipates my wishes.    I have already  and  little  cfrov. n to think much- of /the boy  Taken collectively I have about the  sturdiest little band of rangers'ever  l>-t Joose upon the'Matabele. ,'But let  us- leave this place. It would hardly  do-for a camp'or laager, w,ith all  thesi* ghastly evidences of warfare. 1  belie-, e Bludsoe has an ideal spot in  his mind, which we were about r-to,  settle upon when we hear'd the rattle  of j our hot fire and the war whoops  of the blacks."  "Is it very <iar���������because w������ have  no horses, you know, our expedition  having   been''on  foot?",  "The luckiest thing'in'the, world���������  thanks to Red Erie's suggestion we  have 'a couple of extra animals. Why,  tilings just'seem to dovetail together,  as it were. Wait until I ,get them  iieie,' and you . shall no .longer be  without a mount, lit this open coun-  t ry horses are of some use, whereas  up in the tangle through which '.you  blazed a path the beasts, could never  got on." '    '    ' ,  "' This was speedily arrangec  'Professor Jules saw with no  pleosure every one of his thirteen  packages strapped on tbo-back of his  steed, ere he consented to'clamber up  among, them. ' , , '  As the1 little cavalcade moved away,  with Bludsoe the scout-in the advance, and Ked Eric ranging, on one,  quarter while the doctor looked after  the; other, ,the professor, found him~  >.elf alongside Little 'Phil, whom' he  urew"into  a desultory  conversation.  Lord Bruno and Rex brought up the  rear, and each again expressed his delight at this remarkable 'meeting under' such   extraordinary/conditions.  '"'It' is "certainly,-,something beyond  the realms of chance that brought-it  about,", declared the -art'ist with positive determination in,his voice.    ' ''  "Who" knows?". responded his com-'  panion as he thought vof'the fabulous  treasure of the extinct > volcano, and  his recent desire' to ' find a comrade  who,would join him in a second ~<at-  tempt to wrest it from the secret  cache where it had lain useless for  age.s     ���������  "You have .come down 'through a.  country 1 have longed "to see, a  country, that for many',"'moons has  held a charm for me such as iuv other  portion of Africa possesses," ' continued Lord Bruno, who " evidently  had something on his mind.       ���������   '   t-  "Indeed, you surprise me. Any information I can give, you I shall, be  most'happy to supply. 'Truth to tell,  c-.cr since you (dawned upon'my" vision I have been hugging myself with  the hope that I might influence' you  1 o go_ back' with me and secure that  which slipped my fingers by the'closest of margins."   ,  "Count it done even before you tell  ,im the nature of your secret mission!  I am like a w andering 'Knight, seeking adventure, onlyl -work-in the interest of art, and not to gain 'the  ,'avor of 'a lady love. Bend your'  :iear! a little this way, Hastings., ��������� I  told you I was scouring the country  to sketch the wikL Matabele, and  ��������� his allies, the "savage Makalakas, on  the warpath, in their kraals, at the  .'east, in the council, anywhere and  under the oddest conditions. My dear  fellow, all that 'is really true, but it  is only a blind to cover my real purpose, which is to penetrate the interior, trace certain rumors to, thoir  source and discover some one -who  has set eyes upon the fair white god  of the Zambodi."  Hastings uttered an involutary cry.  "Good  heavens!   how  remarkable!"  he muttered.  "Why do you say that?" demanded  his companion looking at him with  a sudden eager anticipation.  "Because your wish, dear Bruno, is  already granted, since these eyes have  rested on the beautiful face of the  Light of Africa���������yes, I myself have  seen this white idol."  A SHREWD HEN.  [TO BK CONTINUXD.]  When the rainy day saved for finally  comes, a man finds that it is a deluge,  whereas he only saved for ��������� shower.���������  Atchison Globe.  A Tabloid Proposal.  "Blinks has a perfect mania for condensing everything. Did you hear how  he proposed?"  "No."  "He held up an engagement ring before the girl's eyes and said 'Eh?' "  "And what did she say?"  "She just nodded."-  Safe Observation.  The Girl���������Are you contemplating marriage?  The Bachelor���������Yes. At a safe distance.  -���������Syracuse Herald.  Describing CTiolly.  N>^a?  much,  "He   didn't   say  spoke volumes."  "A.h, b-juz-yl in calf, 1 suppose"''-  |*2SS2*ii!i!ii/r'-*w~.- ���������  eyea  How She Worked a Scheme' to Sav*  . Her Neck.  "I don't: care nothin 'bout a hen's  morals s'long as she's a good layer,"  remarked a' beetle browed man to a fellow vegetable vender as they were  about to enter a restaurant "on ,Stater  street the other day/ "No,.sirree!,, An  if she can't lay 1 git-rid of her mighty"  suddingly.   Yes, sir. /''/,,,,',  "But I had a hen las* fall what was'  a' caution. ' .Lay! ' She , couldn't lay  down! She wa'u't no earthly good as  a layer, an yet^she was the most likely  hen I had.. ' She was a gay deceiver,  an, say, she netted me more_egg money  than all the rest of the flock put together. 1 had noticed for some (time  that she was a dead loss in the yardi  an.one day I said to my old woman-  that I-'guessed the next time we-had  company we'd better let her figger in  the dinner. She was a-eatin corn right  at my feet at the'time, an when I went  on, "to state, to the -woman that' there  was no use in k'eepin a hen what didn't  lay7none/she'perked'up her. head an  looked at me Jong^ an earnestly. ��������� Says  my "woman, 'I'll bet that hen" knows  what you are say in, Daniel.' Says I:  'I hope to gum she does, for,'I mean  business. No aigs,'no/fodder,( in,my  yard.' l ,    tJ '  , "That hen stood as if she was turned  to stun for 'bout"a^minnit and. then  scuttled off.. The riextVmornin wtienji  went out she come up'a-cluckih an act-"  in queer.   At last I made out that she  wanted me to rfoiler,) her. ' She led' the  way to a ole toolbouse,  an  if there  wa'n't close to a 'dozen of fresh' laid/  aigs.   Course I was surprised. I kriow-  ed she hadn't laid no aigs for several  weeks.    Well, I, took 'em in, an the  next mornln I found .the same thing.  Then I begin to feel'Interested, more  so 'cause,George Perry told me at the  store   that   afternoon j that   his   hens  wa'n't layin none.   He's,my neighbor,  you   know.   - That  night  I - watched.*  Purty soon I see'd my nonpayin hen  a-leadin a hull colony, of Perry's hens7  across lots to'the tooltiouse. '-       " -' i '  "Then  I  understood.  ��������� She, couldn't-  lay no aigs herself, but she was.tryin,  to  save, her t hide^ by Jnfluencin ,her:  neighbors.   An, do you know, she kept  that up, till snow.come.- ��������� An I'm savin  her| 'cause,she knows on what conditions she keeps-out of the stew."   Yes,  sir. ^ She's a shrewd ben, an'if'she was'  a man she'd life my'mortgage inside of  a year."- ���������'       ' -  goods boarder said.���������Pittsburg .Chronicle-Telegraph.  Criticism. r  "Some novelists don't know what  they're talking about. Here's one who  speaks of a girl's 'raven hair.' " ,  '.','What's wrong with it?" ' ,  *   ,  -'./'All wrong. Ravens don't wear hair;  they' wear, feathers." ��������� Philadelphia  Times.      '     -   '   ���������  Only Open Date He Had.  '.. Magistrate���������How did you come to rob  this' man in broad, daylight on a fre-  .quented thoroughfare?       " "...  ' High way man���������1'couldn't help it/you'r  worship: I had an engagement for every night of that week.  /   !'  ' .When Charm'Meets'Cli arm.  Mr. Jackson���������I done nab my rabbit's  foot erlong, but she give me de mahblo;  beaht'jes' same... v  Mr.  Johnson���������Mebbe ,she  done 'hab  her rabbit's foot erlong too.���������Smart Set.  Sensational  Turn.    '      '  Blobbs��������� He" told, me a hair raising  story. - , t  ���������- Slobbs���������About what?   ,  Blobbs���������The pi-outs in Belgian' rabbi ts.-  i i  Lovesick   Monk���������Iff yon  refuse ' me, -'���������  Angelina.  I'll go to the Hon and "call* vj,  him a-liar.���������New York Evening Journal.    , ,j, ,   t V . * -���������'���������*��������� .   -tl ,   !-  ��������� ;���������       ' T       <,,]  ��������� Conrte������y.J  "Wfllfe," said the sinall boy's mother, >\  "I hope you.are polite'to everybody.'' ,   V  ' ���������'"Yes'm. 1 am."  1 sicked the dog on a-v*  trahi'p.  but   1 ,said  'Excuse me; after- .,������  ward."���������Washington Staiv,   >; 7',, "  Art and Economy.  -Edmonla--Edgar. I'm going to burn  these new photographs of ;mine;'s they *  look,ten years older;than I,do:"*-'-'  .'���������.  .' Edgar���������Nonsense!' Put them   away.j  until you can -catch' up-with themu��������� i'  Indianapolis Journal.  j~\  stt*  :i-i  His Orders.  s .An Irish recruit had the misfortune  to> part company with -his horse. According to custom, the sergeant strode  up to him and demanded, "Did you receive orders to dismount?"  "I did, sorr."  "Where, from?",  "From <hind quarters, yer honor!"  ���������aid Paddy, with a grin.���������Tit-Bits.  An  Ineorrlgr'ole  Brnte.  "They  tell   rne  that  you   have been,  trnveling abroad," said the young woman who tries to make conversation.  And the man who seizes the slightest  pretext to be disagreeable answered:  ���������'Perhaps you will be kind enough to  explain how I could have gone abroad  without traveling.".  .--. '-1,, ' Her Ideal.- ,. "V  "He looks like a king!": said the'fatr.  girl in tones of Jntensev admiration.  "Why,-' he * impresses  me as  rather- J  nervous  and  timid,"   commented  the.'  other young woma u.        , ^  "Well," was the rejoinder after some -  reflection, "that is easily accounted,for. , ]  You know, king's in Europe are nearly   j  always  having  something thrown at.  them nowadays." ' .   '   <  Lust Worus Ere Lea/fins.  Accanntod  For.  "I wonder why we always have some  very bleak weather after the beginning  of spring." the observant boarder remarked.  "Oh.- the weather bureau has some  wiutor remnants to work off," the dry  Aguinaldo���������Never mind.   I'll be away/  for ������������������usecleaning!  ffHEN DISCOUBABED THEN TO BR. t������  He Cures Every Form of Piles Thoroughly and Wellj  Without the Danger, Expense   and Pain  of an Operation.  It is surprising what a large number of men and women suffer from  the wretched uneasiness) and torturing itching of piles- You may be  among those who, through modesty  or fear of the surgeon's knife, have  been prevented from appealing to  your physician for a cure, ifou have  tried the hundred and one things that-  friends have recommended and have  become discouraged.' You say, asl  many have said before you, that  there, is no cure for piles.  Now is the time for you to turn to  Dr. Chase, whose famous ointment is  recognized the world over as the only  actual cure for every form, of piles.  The real substantial value ' of Dr.  Chase's Ointment has given it a  unique position among medicines. It  is used' in nearly every neighborhood  on this continent and has become  known by word of mouth from "friend  to friend and neighbor to neighbor..  Ask your friends about it, ask your  druggist, ask" your doctor. Others'  have been discouraged, and after  years of misery have been cured by  Dr. Chase's Ointment. Here is one.  Mrs. James Brown, Hintonburg, near  Ottawa, -writes :���������"I have been a  constant    sufferer from nearly every.  form  of piles  for the last 20 years,  and during that time, both here and j  in the old country, have tried almost]  every remedy. ; :���������     '  "I am only doing justice to Dr;  Chase's Ointment when I say that II  believe it to be the best remedy ob-l  tainable for bleeding and protruding)]  piles. I 'strongly .recommend Dr. i  Chase's Ointment to mothers,, or indeed, to any person suffering frbi  that dread,torment���������spiles.''  Mr^    George "Thompson, a leading,  merchant  of Blenheim,  Ont.,  states :l  "I -was  troubled    with itching pilesj  for 15 years, and at. times ,theyv,wer���������  so bad I could scarcely walk. I trie'eij  a great many     remedies,     but neve/:  found anything like Dr. Chase's Oint>|  ment.   After  the third application ll  obtained   relief,   and   was   completely^  cured  by using, one  box."   Ask yourj  neighbors   about     Dr.   Chase's   OinC*-  ment,   the   only  . absolute ,. cure    foil  piles.  You can obtain Dr. Chase's Oi  ment for 60 cents a box from an3  dealer. If you prefer, enclose, this  amount to these offices and the rein-l  edy. will be sent, postpaid, to yourj  address. Edmanson, Bates & Co.,|  Toronto. i(  THE  CHANGELING,  my grief  with this  ���������-���������''  '���������'���������*  What- shall I do  That nestles'in my breast ,  Like a little sick child that, unbeguiled,'*  Whimpers and will not rest?  Joy once, lay in my happy arms;  - Close to my heart lay he. ,"  What witch did bring this changeling thing  That frets upon my knee?  ���������Ever I sit'and mourn mine cwn,  Ever I pray for this,  , That a time may "clear when I'll find him dear  , And a sad content in>his kiss.  ���������Theodosia Pickering Garrison in National Magazine. . ��������� ' , .  *6>-i  ���������"#  ]*~*-*~0..:.:.������-a~������~t~:.������~������..*-m~������~������~������~������"������~:  the fairest of all  Prudence J.ones was  -   the maids, of Radnor.      , r  Indeed 'twas said her beauty,, was  greater than that of many, a fine lady  in Philadelphia. Thither she hadu just  ���������.been, having gone chiefly to.buy-material  jfor a'gown to wear when Gerald Harper  would- presently lead her to the altar of  St.' David's.  The buxom country lass, with a coni-  ��������� plexion.not made before the mirror, unwittingly captured n,heart that had been  proof against -Cupid's arrows. Rowland  Burgess,  whom  many a  city girl  would  '. have been glad to wed, had asked her to  be his wife When sho hesitated, the  petted child of fortune ' was annoyed.  ,When, with becoming candor, she con-'  fessed she was. to ' marry another, he  vowed  his-sword  would  settle the right'  ��������� to her hand.,. , <��������� {     ,  Not a little fearful, Prudence broke her  engagement with Gerald.' -��������� '  ' "Ye will never see me again.' I'm go-  lag to drown' myself!" the young farmer  declared. Cut .on reflection he did n'oth-  eJiag of the sort. He dug. his cornfield  with'   redoubled   vigor   and - resolved   to  ��������� marry  the  first comely  girl  who   would  have him. '    '���������  Gossips whispered unkind things about  Prudence, but it was plain envy was at  the bottom of their talk. ,; She paid no  heed,.'to thein.- _;  Young Burgess gave 'her little time to  change, her mind again. He, began at  once to build a house near St. David's,  and scarce, six months had gone by ere  all the country folk were bidden to the  wedding. -  'Twas a day long to.be  remembered.  None   who  could  go staid' away..    E'en  Gerald was there.  ���������   "It's an ill wind that blows no good,".  ��������� observed,the honest farmer..  To him etiquette was an. unknown art. <���������   '  Prudence, upon the arm of her lord and  , master',   smiled   indulgently.     She   could  . scarce have been expected  to regret her  choice. ' ,"'",        .  ��������� Ere" many   months  of. the  honeymoon  had sped there, came into the quiet valley  ,.\5,ews th'at'the'warcloud had at last burst.  ."Far   though   it   seemed (from.-the   busy  world, the young men soon began to talk  of "enlisting.   :The 'first to" proclaim him-'  "self as anxious to bear arms.against the  mother country was Gerald Harper.  "No maid  wants me.     I  may  as  well,  go to tho war," was his decision.  Prudence1 gave him godspeed as he set  off for Philadelphia to join Proctor's artillery.  Her husband looked on smilingly.  "There will be enough single men to satisfy British bullets," he declared.  And as the days" went by he kept saying so. though it became more and more  evident if the colonies were to win there  could not be too many men in the Geld.  But 'tis hard for a man to leave an ap-'  parently never ending honeymoon to face  the common onemv���������death.  high backed pew. apparently seeing intc  the utmost recess of the balcony, where  the bellows boy was preparing for a nap  Again he looked around, this timc-  slowly. He seemed to be counting the  young men in' civilians' dress. Especially did he gaze upon Rowland just  beneath him.  He hurled his sermon upon the floor  "Thirteen!" he exclaimed. "Why don't  you go w������th ��������� the American "army aiif  fight the L-i-itish?" , . ��������� ? ' '���������  - Then he waited for a'reply that camr  not. There was no sound save the chirp  ing of-a bird in the burial ground.  "I'm not afraid to go. They can'f  hurt me. Thoy can kill me if they like  frbey can make a drumhead of my 6\i  ude, but they'll play numy drum, arum,  ���������umy,  drum,  drum,  till the  British .are  ���������cared out of the country!"      - ,  , Then,   as  if   realizing  it   was  a   Tory  jown.he wore, he threw it,off, revealing  lis Continental uniform.  The women and children were awed,  the young ,men huii# their- heads ' in  diame���������even Rowland���������and the old pa-  ;riots joined with'the soldiers in cheering  .he "Fighting Parson."  Having finished his impromptu sermon,  he brought the service, to a hasty close,'  then announced his desire to eat���������"something good,- and plenty of it," he explained. -  "You were preaching at me," observed  Ihe master of the house rather,humbly  ���������s their guest attacked the dinner.  "You and 12 others. Good beef and  corn. Prudence.    I'll have more."  Rowland was. about to make-his .time  "worn plea about married men, but he  didn't.' "I guess you had better take me  with you,,provided Prudence and General  Wayne agree," he said. " ,.  Prudence nodded a sorrowful" assent.  "It is your duty, Rowland."  The "Fighting Parson" vouched for  "Mad Anthony." He grasped Rowland  by the hand. "I was afraid.you were a  bloody Tory, my boy. If I hadn|t been  30 blamed hungry, I'd have asked1 first."-  . Rowland rode.away with the chaplain  that afternoop. his wife's' tearful blessing  upon him. x     ,'     .  "It is your duty," she said again.   <���������  In a.week came the' news' that  "Mad.  Anthony" was advancing westward witli  a flying brigade of more than 1,000 men  to harass the rear guard of the British.  ��������� One day Rowland, looking more'handsome  thair ever   in  a   suit  of  borrowed  regimentals, rode cp with his commander  and the chaplain.    Behind caine the'little  nrmy of hardy, ill clad patriots.  The' brave general, who had been a  friend'of Prudence's father, bestowed a  kiss upon her forehead without dismounting      l  "My soldier!" exclaimed Prudence tenderly as she once more bade Rowland  farewell.    "I ani so proud "of you!"  Thus the young husband rode away  with "Mad Anthony" and the "Fighting  Parson." If courage could lie given to a  coward, 'twould seem they were the ones  to give.it. Love had made Rowlaud Burgess a coward'"',."_  The throe lode on al the head of. tbe  brigade���������rode on  into  the  very jaws  of  the churchyard, spread this upon the  grave, and say naught ,of R. B., who  wedded her. and then' saw her wedded."  It was near a score of years ere the  rector could, fulfill his trust.' Then it  kecame a matter of wonder that the grasn  and flowers upon the grave of Prudence  Harper were so' much richer, so much  more beautiful than upon that of her husband.���������Philadelphia Press.  Man nnd Animal*.  , No,one can afford to indulge a single  brutal instinct unless he is willing to descend a- step toward brutality himself.  He who abuses a helpless animal, or even  , silently suffers its abuse, sacrifices hia  manhood to that extent. Tt will not, be  strange if he also oppresses the weak and  helpless of the human race whenever h<  Imagines that his own self interest maj  be furthered thereby.  On the other hand,' the chivalrous char  acter who would scorn to take a mean ad  vantage of the feeble or ignorant will alst  scorn, to. take advantage of his powet  over animals. Every step in the one direction  leads upward,  every step  in thf  'other leads downward,  and  nothing caii  'avert the result.   .  and has only two hours nnd a half before  the ceremony he is not exactly in the  mood for visiting even his nearest and  dearest relatives. ��������� I tried to say something of the kind to Uncle William, but  he retorted:  "Oh, pshaw, now! There ain't a thing  to do. and what's the use of, your going  to the hotel or to one of .Tom's friends'  houses, wherp, they are already running  over with company? No use at all. Your  Aunt Margaret will give yon a nice little  dinner right away. Vou can get on your  wedding togs and got to the church in  plenty of tinic- without any of the rumps and- fussing the others will go  through. There's a phone in the house.  Vou' can let Tom know you are here, and  (hat's all that's necessary."  I remembered that I did- not especially  care to meet more people than' was necessary, but still it was with some misgivings that I followed my chipper and. I  am  afraid., somewhat' officious   uncle   to  his   now   town   house.  At   5   o'clock   I  Margaret's  front  Power of the "RlulT.  It is surprising how a man's self re  ���������pect, Increases'when he carries a check  book, even though he ha*������ but'ST in th*  hank.-���������Lincoln Nbws. ._  ������������������      MARY  MOPwISON.  Oh, Mary, at thy window be,!  It is the wished, the trysted hourt  Those smiles and glances let me see    '  That make the miser's treasures poor.  How blithely wad 1 bide the stoure,  A- weary slave frae sun to sun,  Could I the rich reward secure,      ,.    ,  ���������  The lovely Mary Morison.'  Testreen -i-rfeen to the trembling string  The dance gaed through the lighted ha'.  To thee my fancy-took its wing,   - -  I eat, but neither heard nor saw.  Though this was'fair and-that was braw,  -  And yon the toast of a' cthe town,  I sighed and said among them a',  "Ye are na Mary Morison."  Oh, Mary, canst thou wreck-his peace!  What for thy sake was gladly dee?  Or canst thou break that heart of his  Whase only faut is loving thre?  If lore for love'thou wilt na gie, ,  At least bo pity to me shown; _  A thought ungentle carina be  The thought of, Mary Morison'.  ���������Kobert Burns  to  hurry.  trust-  I tied  in  the  'Twas now moro than a year since independence had been proclaimed, and the  word was yet a mockery, sounding hopelessly as it did amid the din of battle.  St. David's had been closed as a place  of worship. * William Currie, the rector.  ��������� having deemed it his duty to reaa the  English liturgy, had been driven out as a  Tory. The church was a barracks for  a company of Continental soldiers. A  communion set given by Queen Anne and  the lead of the windows had been molded  into bullets. Such was the loyalty of  these sturdy Welsh settlers to their  adopted country.  And still Rowland Burgess remained  by his wife's side.  One day Prudence received a letter.  " 'Tis from Uncle Davy," she said. "He  is with General Wayne near Chadd's  Ford,-and lie's coming here to preach."  Next     Sunday     morning     "Mad     Anthony's" chaplain arrived.     He was covered  with dust,  his  left  arm  was  baud-  . aged, but-he sprang from bis jaded horse  witbthe agility of a lad.  He well deserved the title of "Fighting  Parson." Somewhat below medium  height and weight, he was put together  like a soldier. His keen gray eyes had  a'merry twinkle.; , his face was firm, yet  kind.  He seemed like  joy being at war  world   if he could  other half. He was, indeed, typical of  the bygone, days when the church was  close to the daily life of the.people.  "Your arm. uncle!" exclaimed Prudence, as she greeted him.  "Only a scratch from a British bullet  a few miles down the road���������it can wait.  You see, I have come prepared." And  he drew a dozen sheets of closely written  paper from beneath his coat.  "But surely you will have something  to eat and drink, uncle?" '  "Fighting first, lass���������am fighting the  devil today."  They went to the little church, which  was already filled���������for the most part  with women and old men. Here and  there was a young man in civilian's  clothes. A score of soldiers loitered in  the doorway. They cheered.lustly wheD  the "Fighting Parson" appeared.  He donned the black gown of the banished rector and presently mounted the  high pulpit to read the sermon he had  prepared.  His keen eyes' wandered around the  church, settling for an instant upon each J  death eue they knew it.' That night at  Paoli thej--were hemmed in on every side.  It seemed as if all must die or be captured.  Before a hundred bullets had sped a  horse dashed down the hill, the rider digging his spurs into him. It was he whom  love had made a coward.  "Mad Anthony" wasted but one word on  him���������a  word that  was expressive.    The  said more, but no word  As  for  the  men,   they  siinpiy    fought  j! "IN THE NICK OF TIME"  How One "Wedding' Ued to  Another.  sup-  "Fighting Parson'  the  a man who would  with oue half of  be at  peace  with  en-  the  the  quite  as strong  said    nothing���������they  harder.  And so the battle went on���������the massacre,"' it is called in history. Three hundred wave left dead or wouuded upon the  field'; half as many more were taken prisoners; the rest under "Mad Anthony" beat  au honorable retrt'a:.  Of course. ih������r-9 were other cowards,  but none so noticeable as the one who  had galloped-down the* hill.  Not before he was-nearly boms did  Rowlaud Burgess realize what he had  done, what he had branded himself. H*  was a deserter, a traitor; he would bf  shot or maybe hauged. ' To return to th������  brave little woman whom he loved, whe  had unconsciously made him a coward,  would be worse than folly.  He rode- on and on and on, wondering  whither /.o go, 'this hunted fugitive.  Reaching- Philadelphia, he exchanged his  dishonored uniform for a coarse sailoi  suit and shipped before the mast upon,  a vessel bound he knew not where���������nor  ci-red.  Tlie war bad been ended three years  when therei came down rhe road leading  to St. David's a mau-'who seemed to  have gained i 'sudden ��������� strength from his  surroundings.  As he reached a stately house upon the  hill aud saw it dt-serted. as if left a prey  to the elements'.'he looked disheartened,  but went on.  A service was being held in the little  church,in the dale:���������evidently a wedding.  His eyes first fell upon the minister���������the  "Fighting Parson." clad in*his regimentals.  '"Speak now or forever after hold his  peace," the chaplain was saying.  The wanderer beheld the bride, radiant,  beautiful, as in the years that were gone.'  It was she for ivliom . he had become  a- coward. Beside here was her rejected  lover, Gerald Harper, in the uniform of  a colonel. "Mad Anthony," also in regimentals, was there to .give the bride  away.   '   'i     ".  In vain did the fugitive try to speak.  The word choked him. He turned away  from the window, sick at heart.  "Fool, to think that I could come back  forgotten to begin life over again!" He  walked away, back over the road he had  come, back to Philadelphia. Once, more  he became an exile.  Those . who knew him in these later  years felt he was a man with a history,  whose heart was dead. ' But was it?  * 3 * * * w *  Another war had been fought with the  British when a small package came by  post to the rector of St. David's. Inside  was the inscription. "The dust of a traitor who died bravely." and this request,   "When   Prudence   Harper  lies  in  "But, I. may count on you?" Tom asked. ."You know you' promised."  "Yes,"' I replied, "I promised, and I'll  keep my promise.    I'll he your best man.  ��������� Not that I wouldn't like to get out of it,"  I went on.   "But you' insist, and  I  pose that"��������� ;  "Oh, come now," said Tom; "don't go  is for cynicism; that's cheap. Of course,  I'm willing tp admit, from "your point of  view,-perhaps Dorothy'Melton may have  treated you badly enough, but I wouldn't  curse the whole sex and rail at matrimony and all that, You'll get over it in  time, you know."  Tom is an old friend and allows himself liberties. I, kept my head and replied calmly :  "I am not cynical, and I'm not railing  at matrimony."  The marriage was to come off at Riv-  erton,  and   I   congratulated   myself  that  the guests,  with  few  exceptions,   would  be Riverton  folk, whom*I did not  know.c,  I could do my duty by Tom,'take a last  farewell of butterfly society and then settle down for good upon the career which  1 fondly  hoped  would end  upon the supreme bench.     I would  work'and   work  hard.     Dorothy   Melton,   with   whom   I  quarreled six  months ago.'cshould   never  think'that she.had  broken  my heart or  shattered   my   life   or  anything  of   that  sort, for she hadn't.    She simply- had revealed   to  me  the  fickleness   of  her  sex  and brought me to the realization that a  career,  after all, is the  only  thing that  can really satisfy a man worth anything.  As   the   time   of   Tom's   wedding   approached  I wrote him that I should run  down to   Riverton  24  hours   in  advance  in order to attend to all the thousand and  one duties which devolve upon  the  best  man.    But at  the last  moment  my  one  really good client, a man rich, nnd cranky,  succeeded in getting so hopelessly involved iu au injunction suit that nothing but  'immediate, and   earnest   personal   attention  could  keep  him  from  going  to  jail  for contempt of court.;   I saved him from  that 'ignominy,   but  only  after spending  the entire morning of the wedding day in  court,  and  barely caught   the  Inst   train  by which I could reach Riverton in time  for the ceremony  would  have to  look  the  wedding,  which   I  was compelled to'  neglect.  I had forgotten that .Uncle William  Clarkson lived at Riverton oiv I might  have been prepared for him. but before  the train had fairly s'opped ar. .the station Uncle William was at. my side,  grasping my hand and reaching for my  bag. "Here you are at last." he was  saying. "I've been at every train that  came in today. You've got to go. up to  the house with me a ad get a little snack  of something to eat before the wedding."  "But Tom"��������� I interposed.  "Oh, that's all right," said Uncle William. "I've arranged it all with your  friend Tom. and I'll have you at Christ  church in plenty of time for the wedding.  So come along; your aunt's, waiting for  you."  Really, what could I do? I looked  about helplessly, hoping Tom or some of  his friends would appear and lay claim  to me, but Uncle William had evidently  impressed upon tliem that he .was going  to have his own way with me, and they  came not.  Of course, I should have been very glad  to dine with Uncle William and Aunt  Margaret, but when a fellow is going to  found  myself in   Aunt  parlor.   '   '  Uncle William' called up Tom by telephone, and after a few minutes'' chat  with him I felt somewhat reassured.  Dinner' was announced very early and  was soon over. As the clock chimed (> I  went up stairs to make a hurried toilet.  Cut where was my hag? I hurried down  stairs again and put the question to Uncle William.  "By Jove!" he exclaimed. "We must-  have left it at tho station!" ,    ���������  .He hurried down' town to fetch the  hag. promising to return ��������� "before you  know I'm gune.'" But the, minutes slipped away, and the carriage dro've up to  the sate before he got back. lie finally  came, however.      '. '  "Here you are:" he said as he handed  me, the bag.   ������"Now yon, .want  to'J  young riian..oi* you'll be late."  I fairly ' jumpo< 1 into, my. c-1 or he:  ing to'luck' for appearance. As  my cravat Uncle .William I ripped  door. ,  ���������  "It's five minutes of "7!", he exclaimed.  I  couldn't  say  exactly   wh-.n   j   wsi-ited  to  say.-so  I  contented   in.vse.-V  by  giving  the cravat a  vicious, tujsi..   Three  n.in-  utes later I dashed down the hall, threw  a.goodh.v at Aunt  Margaret aud  hurried  into tlie yard.  Tlie coachman was driving awiiy.  "Hi.   there!"   shunted.   Uncle   William  from  the   front  steps.'     "'Hold  ou,  i lie re.  -Jriver! : Wilson, stop'that hack!" *  Wilson was evidently ��������� Uncle William's  next door neighbor. He was leisurely  proceeding from his front gate to his  own domicile. He turned 'around slowly  and 'looked at the carriage and then ai  Uncle William.  '/What' for?" he,asked. , ���������'What's the  matter with it?"  "Hi, there, driver!" shouted Uncle  Ham again,as I tore down the path.  Tho coachman drew in his horses'  an air of impatient expectancy.  "What, in   the   world   do  you   mean  cried Uncle William, puffing  hind me.       ..       -T  "Yes,   what  do   you   mcar.  "driving off .without me?"'   ���������*   "  "Why, sir," said the .evidently greatly  puzzled coachman, with a nod of his head  toward Mr". Wilson, "he said tor"���������'���������. " ���������  "Well, well, well!" cried Mr. Wilson,  joining'us ou the sidewalk. "What does  all this mean anyway? Whht are you  holding this carriage for?"  Uncle William began saying something  shone in at the carriage windows, and I  knew Dorothy could see my hot, flushed  face and my nervousness and embarrass- ,  ment.  "Miss Melton," I began.- feeling that I  must saj* something. "I'm extremely sorry to intrude upon you in this manner.-  I had no idea"��������� ' ,       -    ���������  "Oh., pray do   not   mention   it,"   said  Dorothy:     "I   am,  of  course,   extremely'  glad   to  be' of  afty  service' whatever  to  Mrs.  Clarkson,'and  it would  be too bad '  for you to be late at the wedding." <--'���������  Dorothv -was quite mistress of herself.  She held a  large  bunch -of  roses  in  her:;"  arms, having gathered* them up to make-  room  for mo; the color,  which.  I  think,  left her face for an instant wheu she saw-  it was I  who climbed  into her carriage,.'  returned;  hot*  eyes  sparkled,  and   never'  had she looked so lovely.     What a' fool,  I thought bitterly, ..what a fool I h'ad been  to quarrel with her!  "It's to'be quite a large wedding, .1 be- '  lieve?" she said, turning her face full,  upon me.  '.The driver was evidently   intent  upon  reaching the church in time.    He turned -  a corner so, sharply  that just  as  I   was.,  about   to   stammer   out ��������� a   commonplace   -  about the'wedding we both  were nearly  thrown from our seats."  Dorothy ��������� threw,  up. her hand, her. roses Cell in confusion,  and as 1 bent forward-her dainty fingers  lightly brushed my face. ���������   <���������>  ,"Oh,  Dorothy,  Dorothy!"  then���������   , '  I'm sure that 1 couldn't fell  said. J only'know that the words' I had  been holding back.' the love that. I had  been trying to stifle"for six months, burst'  from me. and before we reached the next  corner Dorothy lilted her shining eyes  and, through tear's, said:  I  cried,  and  what pi  every-  Christ  Wil-  with  in anger <6e-  ."   I   echoed;  "Oh, Dick, Dick!" t And I knew  thing was right and'wished that  church was 20 miles away.        '   / "  The  carriage  pulled  up  at the church  door in the nick of time'and dashed away  again to leave Dorothy' at the young ladies' seminary whore she had been teaching for a few months.     " _    '. -'        ;",  ���������   I found Tom*in the vestry so supremely  happy  that  he  had  not, even  noticed  my ��������� tardiness.     But.   for  that   matter,  I'-  walked in the clouds all evening arid no-,  ticcd nothing whatever that'happened at  his'wedding,   so  we   are   quits   on   that''  score.                           "     .  ' Dorothy and 1 will be married in September, and  Uncle William, "who .insists  that his "good  management"  brought.it  all about, has promised to set.us up with'  a carriage of our own nn the day*bf the-  wedding.���������Chicago Herald.  Snburbnn  Annoyance*.  "1 had. just seven niinutes in which to'  buy a beefsteak and catch the train.'* -  "How did you come out?!'    -,     .',.    v _'  ,  "Oh. I got the steak.all right, and thenr  1 lost  it racing for the train."���������Chicago  Record. "' ��������� .     -.      ���������.���������,-,  MEN  OF  NOTE.  Tom  and , his friends  : after  the details of  under his breath,  but was checked by a  feminine voice from the carriage.  '���������.Driver." it asked, "what is the matter?"   .  "Oh!" exclaimed Uncle William, a light  breaking in upon him, "you've made n  mistake here, Wijson. This is a carriage  I ordered to take my nephew to the wedding."  "Oh, I guess-not." said, Mr. Wilson,  bristling up more than ever. "This is a  carriage I ordered to take my niece to  the commencement."  The two men glared at each other like  wild animals, and I turned from one in  the other in hopeless perplexity.  "Drive on!" cried Mr. Wilson, and the  driver loosened the reins. He evidently  enjoyed the situation.  The two men moved toward each other, and then Aunt Margaret came down  the path, hastening to tho untangling  of Uncle William's mistakes, as she had  been doing throughout ' their married  life.  "This is a muddle." she said to Mr.  Wilson in her sweetest tones. "The stablemen have probably got the two orders  confused."  "I don't know about that." said Mr  Wilson.    "But r've got th<rcarriai:e."  "But. see here." put iu Uncle William.  "Dick's best man. and he mustn't lie late  at i lie wedding."  "I can't -help that.'"- retorted Mr. Wilson. "My -niece mustn't be late at the  commencement either."  "'I'll tell you!" cried Aunt Margaret,  with, a sudden inspiration. "Why can't  they go together? The seminary is only  a little ways beyond Christ church. I  know your niece won't object if I explain." ���������  Aunt Margaret dashed out into the  street toward the carriage, and 1 followed, wiping my moist brow, bewailing niy  wilting linen and consumed with impatience.  In tlie next few seconds I board Aunt  Margaret making :i hurried explanation  ���������which concluded with "Awfully good of  you. I'm sure, but I knew you would  consent-under the circumstances." Then  the--door was Hung open, Uncle William  gave me a push from behind, while Aunt  Margaret murmured introductions, and  I found myself stepping into a carriage  which seemed filled with flowers and  fluffy white stuff, from the midst of  which peered the. face of���������Dorothy Melton!  "Why. Dick���������Mr."��������� she cried, half  rising from her seat.  I started back, with a confused attempt at an apology, but Uncle William  hastily   slammed   the   door  and.   with   a  ' W. S S^sifvca.. tho'Cripple Crack million .lire, has decided to invest some of  his 'wealth by building :o Denver a theater capable" of :hold:ng li.SOO people.'  Rear Admiral Silas Casey, at .present  commandant of the League Wland nary  yard, lias been selected to succeed Rear  Admiral Albert Kaurz as commander of  the' Pacific station upon the latter's retirement, i  When Howard Gould recently arrived:  at his Port Washingtou (.N. Y.) residence, tho business mer. of the town-  -marched to his house,'a band serenaded  him. and the loca' postmaster delivered  an address of welcome.,  James P. McDonald, the New  Yorker  who plans the great  railroad  across  the ���������  Andes and who is now building the 300-  miles' of'road from Guyaquil to Quito, is  a .southerner by birth and was graduated  from tho University o. Tennessee.  Lieutenant John Hood, who is in charge  of the sounding for the route of the government cable from San Francisco to  Hawaii, Guam and Manila, was one of  the officers on the Maine when the battleship was blown up in Havana harbor.  Congressman Allen of Mississippi says  that after March 4, 1901, he will retire" .  to his cotton plantation, near Tupelo,  whore he was born, to spend tho remainder of his days in the life of a gentleman  farmer. He is in cood health and looks  forward to his rest with keen pleasure.  Hon. Charles Robert Spencer, who has  Avon back the sea>t in parliament, he lost  to Sir James Pender iu 1S95, is heir presumptive to the Spencer earldom and  broad acres in Northamptonshire. He is  half brother to Earl Spencercand has sat  in parliament 20 out of his 43 years, although he looks much younger.  Former Speaker Reed, being himself a  most methodical man. likes those about  him. to be punctual ia business matters.  The other day ho reproved an .office boy  for tardiness. "Weil,''; said the boy.  "you said yon liked regularity, and as I  had been an hour late for two weeks I  did not like to change my method." .  E. I;". Rogers, a native nnd until comparatively recently a resident of New  York city, is a candidate for the new  Australian parliament from the town of  Perth. He went lo Australia to represent a group of American capitalists who  own the electric railway and lighting system of Perth and became a naturalized  citizen.  Yu Kong, the Chinese minister to',  France, lives in a luxurious house near  the Arc do Triomphc. He has traveled  a great deal in this country and married  an American woman. He is 60 years old  now, and has served his country since his  youth. He fought with distinction under General Gordon in 1SG4, and, being  descended from an old Mantchoo family,  rose rapidly at court.  now  i"  mo-  coinmanding "Drive lively,  thmed the driver to start. The horses  were off with a jump, and I sank into  the seat opposite the young woman  whom six months ago I had sworn never  to see again.  It was the early dusk of what had been  a   perfect   June day.     The  street   lamps  be best man at his.best friend's wedding j were not yet lighted, but the bright moon  LAW   POINTS,  in the  hands of an  tho  the  the.  A buyer of property  agent whom the buyer supposed  was  owner cannot sot  off a claim against  agent in a suit by the real owner for  purchase price.  A conveyance of goods and chattels, absolute on its face, but in reality made to  secure a debt, is in equity a chattel mortgage and to be good as to creditors  .should be acknowledged and recorded.���������  Recent Decisions of Highest Courts.  ���������M .<���������' ������ Ji   .'  BOWSER BOARDING.  \&  ,5? ���������.  I.  I Mi*  f;  i\  ���������*<<  i ta ���������  is  ���������i1  I*1.  y  S  If ���������  I  ���������������  '8   -  I  ii  li-'  ������������������ ,���������/  I- *v  1^  ft"  ft  If ,\<  ���������ft  ik-  ���������I-  !������������������������������������  J'-     I  :HE TRIES' NO. 2 AND  FAILS TO  FIND  -HAPPINESS. '  Thlt Time trie Tnl>le Was Good a3������A  tke'Landlady'Wa>* Self Sacrificing,  ^tont the Trouble Came Wlien lie  Went to Bed.  [Copyright. 1901, b3' C. B. Lewis.]  After passing the'night at a hotel Mr.  'Bowser arose with a new determination in: his'hearth For years'and years  he had,contended that the true way to  live was to board. Ou a hundred different occasions he hid declared to  Mrs. Bowser that' he dii not expect to  know what home really was until he  was domiciled in a boarding bouse.  Not an hour before sbeleft on her journey be had rather exultantly iuformed  her that he expected to put In the hap-''  ;plest four weeks of bis, married life  -during her absence, not because of ber  absence, but because be was going to  board. Not only consistency, but chagrin over bis defeat, demanded that he  bunt up another place. i It did not take  "DID TOU WISH TO COME AT ONCEP"  film half-an hour to select a house. Ho  selected lt on account of Its exterior. A  girl was sweeping off the steps, a dog  eat at the door blinking In the sunshine, and there was a homelike look  to things. ���������  "Yes; we take boarders here," replied  -the landlady as she answered bis ring.  'The bouse happensr to be full just  now, however, and".!- ana sorry to say  that lt may be: a week before you can  be accommodated. Did you wish to  come at once?" ,  "Right away," he replied.   "The surroundings ore so homelike and the at-  .tnosphere of the house, is so restful that  .1 feel as ������ -I couldn't get settled here '  too soon."  "Really?" said the landlady, witb a  bland smile. "I am sure0I thank you.  and If you feel that way I shall have to  make an extra effort in your behalf. I  could give up my own room to you for  a few days and thus lot you come at  once."  "But I would not demand such n sacrifice, ma'am."  "Yet I will make It for your sake, and  I won't charge you above the regular  price of $10 per week. I sball hope to  make you feel almost as much at home  here as you do In your own house. In  fiict.   If you   will  go  ot   it  and   make  .      ..���������*���������..}?   r-'"\>*n1     hfi'Mn    lifift.    I    til-". > I    |.j>  iy Aa tu:  "l might make an exception In your  case If it Is not convenient for you, but  my ruli'S are cash in advance."  "Why, certainly," be replied ��������� as be  felt for his wallet. "1 forgot that part  of the programme this morning, but  bere's your ten. and I'm glad you spoke  about it. Busim.iSS' Is business, you  know. Madam, let rae congratulate  you' once more on 'the tenderness of  your steak. It has been months since 1  lasted such meat."  Baif an hour later, as be was in his  room writing to Mrs. Bowser that he  should never keep house another day  when such boarding bouses could be  found, the landlady entered to say:  "It has just occurred to me to ask if  you expected ' family prayers in ' the  morning?"      , -' '  "Well, I���������I could dispense with them  rif necessary," he replied.  ' "That is awfully' sweet and -kind of  you. Just at present Deacon Williams', ���������  who presides on such occasions, is ab,-  sent, and we-have been doing without  them. If you insist, however; if, you  feel"-  "I will try to get along,", lie interrupted, with a magnanimous air of solf  sacrifice. ' '      ,' ������   .  "So good of you. I see you are smoking. 'That is right. Should you wish  for beer and crackers before you'retire  I shall send out for them. > If 3rou feel  like, playing a mouth organ or singing.  don't fear,to disturb the-rest of us. You  are* here for a home, and a home it  'shall be.",    '     '  Mr. Bowser made some additions to  (his  letter, .and after  finishing  it and  smoking a  cigar  he  felt   inclined   for  bed.    When be had removed his coat  aud vest and  shoes,  he inspected the  bed for tho first time.    Kis feeling of  self complacency vanished  in a  twin-' -  kling.    The springs-were tho old fash- ���������  ionod wooden  slats, and two of them  were   broken;   and   the   mattress  .was  made of cornhusksi .Even-as-be pouv'd-"  cd at it  ho felt-a-cob.or two. .and ho,  could readily realize that half-a dozen  others lurked .'about and  would gather  under' the -small  of :his   back   in   due  time. ' In the other case ho bad made a f  brt-ak right at tlie -table,  but, ho  felt  that he bad bad tbe .worst of .it.    Me  therefore repressed .his first thought of  calling tbe landlady up and freeing his  mind  and  In'" a 'few  minutes .had  decided to at'depst-pnss the night,-in the  house.,  "Her own room.-and she made a sacrifice for me!" he groaned as ho rolled  into bod and'the broken springs utter--  od'a shriek and tii^'corncobs commenced to.hustle a round and get togeMior.  For hair an hour die lay and thought ,  of the -tiox springs-and hair Huntresses  of,bis own bt*il.,and'.tho cuss words ho  uttered could-have been overheard by  any ono -listening outside tho door. .  There was no Mrs., Bowser to ,hu!ido:*>  and 'threaten with divorce, no family  cat' to' hold responsible and threntvii  with personal vengeance. Ele had to  take it out with tossing around and  working the cobs' out from under his  back and planning tho surprise party  he would give the landlady In .the  morning, tie-had grown, a bit calmer,  though still desperate, when a sudden  bite bounced him out of bed. Not for  ono instant did he imagine- that he had  boon jabbed by a darning needle or a  bradawl carelessly left lying about or  that somebody's pet dog had worked  bis way up thro'"-1- ���������'"��������� '-'in'mrs. but 'o  A SUDDEN BITE BOUNCED HIM OUT OF BED.  flad.    I will*see. to your coffee myself,  and should you want a fried egg at auy  time you have only to give me a-pri  vate whisper.    Yes; you shall'have my  room,  and  I   know you  will- be satis  tied."  Mr. Bowser bad his trunk sent ovet  and when bo came to tako a look at tin  iroora   be   found   it  all   ho   hoped  for.  rl here  was  something about   it  to  remind bltn of bis own bedroom, and as  lie  looked  around   he almost expected  to see collars and neckties peeping out  -from     under    chairs    where    lie    nad  thrown them In bis careless way    The  pinner that evening' was all that coukl  be   desired,   even   without   the   priva'to  -whisper and   the-frft������d egg. and as ho  Jeft the table he was satisfied that the  average home; wasn't in it by comparl-  eoti.     The  landlady   was   waiting   for  him in the hull, and after receiving his  enthusiastic congratulations she tJinid-  maice sure ho lighted all the g'as jets  and turned the sheets down.  "By thunder, hut bow dared she do  it. how dared she!" gasped Mr. Bowser  as he. began to get into his clothes. "I  was to tip her the wink for a fried egg,  and she was-to personally see to my  coffee and send ;out for my beer, and  yet she must have known about this  bed. By the beard of Cato, but am I a  chump that I will submit to be roped in  like this!"  lie had intended to pass the night in  tbe   bouse,   but   by   the  time   he   was  3ressed he was so mad that be was  ready to force the issue. The hour was  not late, and bo beard tho piano going  and some of tho boarders singing in the  parlor- As he opened his door and  stepped put into the hall and called for  the landlady live or six people followed  her up stairs and into his room under  the impression tbat an accident bad oc  curred. ,i  ������  "Oh, but what isrit?" exclaimed .the  landlady as the. procession paused.  "Wooden springs, and ' broken at  that!" whispered Mr. Bowser as he  pointed to' the bod. "Old slat springs,  a corn busk mattress, bugs���������yes, ma'am,'  b-u-g-s!"  "And -yon���������you are kicking tip a fuss  simply about that?" she gasped in as-,  ton ish ment.  "Bugs, ma'am, bugs!" be said as be  put on his hat.  "And one of the finest mattresses,  and 'the best springs, and my own  bed!" wailed the landlady, with tears  in her eyes.  "Never mind  him.  deary!" chorused  the  boarders.     "Ho  looks'like  a/bad  man.    He probably came bore to rob i  the house, and he is revenging on you,  for his disappointment."      ir ��������� ���������  "Brigs!" whispered Mr.' Bowser, with  extended arm, and .amid a dramatic silence be passed out of the open door  and clown stairs aud out into the moan--  big night. " ;  M. Quad. ,  '  (To Be Continued.)  Fresh Lager Beer ���������th  ���������STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  BEST   E PROVINCE  0  A regard cf $5.00 will be j)aid for information' leading  to  conviction of  persons wit holding or destroying any   kegs   belonging   to  this  company  HENRY REIFEL,   Manitt/er'.  BEEF/AND OTHER MEATS.  -Cat Up Iii  Scorer* of DiiTe-rent Ways.  Fifty-seven Kinds of Sausag-e.  Like every other business, the packing-companies do their utmost to cater  to, all' manner of, tastes. These likes  and dislikes they gather from the demands of the retailers and consumers.  It ,is through this channel that they  keep .in touch with'every'1 possible de-.  mand. Beef is cut up in 03 different  waystJ'pork 29. mutton 12, veal 5.- Boiled ham is prepared in six different  ways. Of ordinary sausage there are  43 varieties, 'of delicatessen sausage  14, making a total of 57 kinds.  Dried salt moats are. prepared with  16'different cuttings, tho bacon meats  ��������� also with 1G. From the packing house  report, from which tlie .foregoing "is  taken, we gather, concerning canned  moats, that among them are the following: Corned beef, pigs' feet, gela--  .tin, ��������������������������� boar's head, ��������� Oxford 'sausage,  tongue, roast beef, boiled beef, chipped beef, deviled ham,,,potted bam and  tongue, minced ham, chicken, turkey,  pork and beans, ox marrow, etc' Ia  addition to all this, there are soups of  many names, all of which are found oa  the ������������������ shelves .of groceries .everywhere  throughout the land.  it is reasonable to suppose that men  vrill "learn war" for many years to  come; also we may^ depend on the nomad in man to cause him - to travel  whenever his means will Justify. He  will crisscross the continents yet 'unexplored, uDtil'he .will know.them thoroughly. He will probably/indue course  of time find the north-pole. Already  he is. feeling around the antarctic regions ,and .thinks he , will set -his ;foot  on that pole also. The gratification of  this restlessness in .the race is made  possible aiid with comfort by these  canned meats.  "Gather up the fragments, that nothing   be   lost."     From   the   standpoint  herein set forth  there  is  no  greater  economist among men than the pack-c  ing house, concludes Iowa Homestead.  MARKER���������'-&   CO.  Wholesale    Wine    and   Liquor    Merchants  '���������''.' NANAIMO, B, C.    : . -   .          f . . '  i    '   j t; / '       ' "   "      '    ,  Direct [import-������������������^ ...  of Whyte and McKay, Glasgow Special-Scotch Whisky, '  Jas..Watson & Co., Dundee, GJenliVei. ��������� -  R. McNish & Co.; Glasgow, Dr. Special.   ,  Al. Demer.irfi and JciinaLa Rum, .'���������������������������������������������.      <'   .  G'uiness' Si out and Bass', Ale. ������ ,  French Cognacs jn the very best qualities.  . . '      Port, Sherry, Clarets, Etc., Etc. " ; ���������  ALWAYS ON  HAND���������A Carload- of. . ."...". . "  ,1  Hiram    We'ker    &    Son's1   Rye   Whiskies  CORRESPONDENCE SOLICITED: , P. O. BOX  14.  fl  .   - TO THE TEAF.  A rich lady cured- of'Her   Deaf  " '  ���������       *���������        '    '  ness and Noises   in    the  Head   by,  . Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $1,0,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums   Jnay  have  ���������them .fee- \ Address   No.   14517,  The     Nicholson      Institute,   ��������� 7S0  -Eighth Avenue, New York,-  U.S.A.  f  ^,������  a?  "Low Grnde Red  Clover  Seed.  Low grade red clover seed usually  contains a large amount of brown,  dead seeds. In order to use the right  amount of seed for,a good catch of clover it is necessary to know how much  of the seed .w.ill grow. When 15 pounds  are sown on an acre and only one-half  tho 'seed sprouts, it is equivalent to  using only V/2 pounds of seed which Is  good, and a poor stand is Inevitable.  Not only should tho percentage of germination be known, but the seed  should germinate vigorously. Weak  seed will produce weak plants. These  seeds are generally light and aro blown  - out in well cleaned samples, but may  be present in large amounts in low  grades.   -  Agricultural Brevities*  Plants cultivated for their foliage,  like cabbage, should be pushed by frequent stirring of tho soil.  A heavy, cold clay soil, particularly  if badly drained, should be. avoided in  planting asparagus. ' . .  The rotation that is wanted is the  one that will rotate most fertility Into  tho farm and most cash into the pocket  Cucumbers put under glass about the  1st of April will begin to bear the 1st  of June. .,  Hotbeds in spring require constant  ���������vigilance. Everything depends on the  right care and at the right time. They  must be covered aud uncovered every  day, and the proper temperature kept  always.  Asparagus roots are best set In the  spring, say about the end of April.  Dandelion is one of the most healthful  of all spring greens and should be  sown in drills as early in the spring as  ���������possible.     _  _ __  _  *Jii������iTp txtiti xin.ndy Oision Crates.  Cheap and handy crates for handling  onions and onion sets can easily be  !'.:-.:le from old secondhand strawberry  crates, suggests an American Gardening writer. They can bo had of frait  dealers for a trifle. Take oft' the covers, nail blocks on the ends for handles  and. if not tight enough to bold onions,  nail ends of coiling lath between with  wire clinch nails. Bore the bottom  ������vuJ of holes for vontilat.'on.  *'sportsmen .  BEFORE l;UY-i>.,G  -     _���������   /   .  B^-A Eun,  RiFlfV;        '  Ammunition  Or anj-tb.ing in the  Sporting Line  CALL AND  SEE,  .������. FBGHNEB^  Of Cumberland.  He Can Save  You   Money   on all  Purchases.  Re (COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  Examination  von   Certificate or   Com'  -PETEXCY.  NOTICE is hereby given that au Examination for Certiiicates of Competency, a������  Managers cf Mines will be behi on the 1st  Hiy of August, 1901, at the Court House,  Nanaimo, B.C., and at Femie, B.C. -  O Candidates, not under twenty-three years  of une, desirous of presenting tbemselve- for  exaniination, must deliver to Mr. Thetnas  Morgan, Chuirman of Board of Examiners,  Nanaimo, on or before the loch day July,  1901,. notice of such intention, in writing,  together witha certificate of service from  their fortuf-r, r-r pr tre-nt en-pio-yeu*, .testifying to at least two \ears' experience underground.  The examination will be in writing and  will include tho following subjects viz. :-  1. Mining A.cts and rules.  2. Mine-Gases.  3. General Work;  4. Ventilation.  5. Mining Machinery.  6. Surveying.aud Levelling.  Any further particulars required may be  obtained on application to Mr. Morgan,  Chairman of Board   of   Examiners. N������-  naimo, B. 0.; Mr. Archibald Dick,  Inspector of Mines, Cranbvook; and Mr. J  McGregor, Inspector of Mines, Nelson, B.C  RICHARD    McBRTDB,  Minister of Mines.  Department of Mines,  18sb Jnne, 1901. je24,4t  ���������'gBgnimait/ff Banamo.'Ry.)l  VICTORIA-COMOX   ROUTE.  ...       ,.  Taking*   Effect Tuesday,   Oct.   16th4,/'  1900. |  S. S. "City of Nanaimo/j  -Sails from. Victoria Tuesda.v,  7  a.m. for Nan .aim o and Way p.ortV.  ���������  ������ - f .   ���������   ���������' '  ���������    Sails   from- Nanaimo,   ���������WedneD-/<J  day. 7 a. rn., /for ^Union   Whitrf;-  Comox and-Way -ports. "'\ '".    *,.",,  Sails from   Comox    and  XTjaion  ���������,  .      ''���������'������������������'  'Wharf, Thui-sd-iy S,a: m':" for.V.Na"^  . '��������� '��������� *���������. - ,���������������������������'   ..- /  naimo and  Way port*?.     ���������        ���������;,/-���������    ���������*  Sails-from   Nanaimo, 'Friday 4  a.m. for-Comox and Union ' Wharf  direct.     ' c '  Sails from   Comox  and    Unibiif?  Wharf,Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaimojj  direct.  c  Sails from   Nanaimo,- .Saturday\  6 p.m. for Victoria-and  Way ports \  FOR  Freight   tickets   and Btateu  ro">m Apply onboard,  GEO. L. COURTNEY,  Traffics Manager  r*  3   Do you tnujnd buying a rifie or  pisioi?   3if  so,   get  the best  which is a  , ���������������*���������* s^r\ n���������T\ --j y XT*  Iiifloa vauye in price from $4.00 to  $75.00. For Inrue and small game,  --]������o for turret practice. Pistols from  32.50 to $00.00. j  Soisrl olrii-.Ti) for larp;c cntalopno illus-,(  f, t"Ttii:'������- cc>iiipi-n--5linc, brimful <f> valuable <>  j    ii!i'or:i-ir.tio:i to .sportsmen. Jf.lvW'fflM'  :1    !  Black -Diamond Iirsery  QUARTER/WAY,Wellington Road /  HuTCHBBSPg  &  PERRY.  20,000 Fruit Trees to choose from.  I������arg*e> Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Shrubs and Evergaeens,  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended to.  sl2cc P. O. BOX,  190.  II;?- .  -   THE'CUMBERLAND   NEWS.  Issued "Every Wednesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,  EDITOTt  , The columns of The News are open,to all  who wish-to express therein views ou matt-  ereof public interest.  1 ,        i  While we do not hold ourselves  responsible for the utterances of correspondents, wr-  reserve1 the right    of   declining   ro   inser  communications unnecessarily personally.  WEDNESDAY,  JULY 24,   1901.  ' RESERVE.  r < / .    ' "  i i i  NOTICE is hereby s*iven that all, the  unappropriated   Crown    lands    situated  within the boundaries   -of   the   following  areas are .hereby reserved from pre-emption,,sale or other disposition,   excepting  under the provisions of  the mining laws  of the Province, for tup >eais   from   the  date hereof, pursuant to the provisions of  -- -sub-section (5) of section 41 of the 'Land  Act,' as amended by   section    6  of ,the  -'Land Act Amendment Act, 1901,' to eligible the Industrial   Power,. Company   of  .B.C., Limited, to select therefrom timber  limits lor wood pulp  and   paper  manufacturing purposes, as   provided,  by'   an  1   agree me n tJjearin g date the. 13th  day of  June,'1901, viz:���������"''     ���������  ,    Area 1���������All the -surveyed    land ��������� on  iboth sides of Kingcome   River,   and   the  ��������� '1-ind surveyed between' Kingcome   Inlet  and- Bond .Sound-     ., ���������   --  _ Area 2���������Coyimencing at-  the., north-east corner of Lot 1; thence'.'ollowing up  the  river'at  the   head   of, Thompson's  ���������' Sound and its branches, a distance of. ten  '   miles, and having a width 6n��������� each   side  -thereot';of one mile '  .     Area 3���������Commencing .at   the  northern boundarv of Lots 45, 55   and? 56,   on  ithe Kle-na-Klene   River;   thence   north  1 along the said river and its branches five  .  miles, and having a width   on   each side  -ofone-half mile,<. including .all' surveyed  lands. -   . ��������� '"  - Area 4���������Commencing* on   Wakeman  Sound at thespulh-we������?i corner of-Lol 61;  thence west on the jist^pnrallel   of lati-  , tude to a point north of Embley Lagoon;  .ithence .-south   to ��������� said 'lagoon;   thence  .south-westerly following- the (pa-isa^e be-  .tween'   Kinnaird -.Island    and   Pandora  - Mead to Mills Passage; thence to Quc-en  .'Charlotte Sound;   thence' south-tasierly  :along the shore line   ot   N'>cl   Channel,  and easterly along ��������� the   centre   of  .Fife  .Sound to Village   Poail; < thence   north-  ���������itesierly to the'noi'th   of   Trivett, Island-  10 the'mouth of .Kingcome Inlet;" thence  iior h along the west shore of Wakeman  Sound to th'e'paint of comrhenceoiem.  Area 5���������Consisting   of   Harbledown-  ,-and Turner Islands.  W. S. GORE, '  Deputy Commissioner of  Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B.C., 22nd June, 19.11. jy2,4t  Henry's lurserie.s :  and Greenhouses'  , Our fee returned if we fail. Any one sending sketch and' description of  any invention will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability' of' same. "How to obtain a patent?' sent.upon request. - Patents  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense!  Patents taken out through us receive special notice, without charge, in  ��������� The Patent Record, an illustrated and widely circulated journal, cousulted  by Manufacturers and Investors.       , .   \  Send for sample copy FREE-   - Address,  (Patent" Attorneys,)  Evans  NOW IS THE  < 1  IN   THE  ^GREENHOUSE,    BEDDING    OUT  AND VEGETABLE   PLANTS.  1    '     LOWEST PRICES.  Bee Supplies,Seeds, and  Fertilizers.  Agricultural .Implements,  Fruit  Baskets and Crates.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees.  Catalogues free.  M. J? HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  .   VANCOUVER, B. C  WHITE LABOR  ONLY.  WANTED-*���������Capable,-, relia ble per  son in every county to represent-  large compam* of solid financial  reputation; $936 salary per year  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely sure and all expenses;  straight, "bona-fide, definite   salary  no commission; salary paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each.__. week. Standard  House, 334 Dearborn, St., Chicago.  IMdfice.'  The most northerly paper published   on the Island.  SUBSCRIPTION.   $2.00   A    YE AM.  ALL  KINDS OF  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars  of   the   Union    Colliery  Company by anj*   person   or   per  sons���������except train crew.���������is strictly  prohibited.     Employees   are   subject to dismissal for allowing same  By order  Fkancts D. Little  Manager.  DONE AT REASONABLE RATES.  .   SMOKE  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  V  ncouver, B. C.  Espifflait &��������� lanaimo if.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th, 3-S98.     ���������  JAS, A. CARTHEW'S      < \  Liverv Stable;  Teamster and Draymen ;  Single and Double rigs ���������'"  for ' Hire. All Orders ���������  Promptly Attended to. :  R.SHAW, Manager. :  Third St., Cumberland, B.C;  1  ft  VIC-TOB-IA TO "WELXItfGTON\  No. 2imily.        ', - No. 1 Saturday'  - A.M ,    J'.M.  De. 0:00 : VioLoria  Do. 4:2o  ���������'   9:28 Goldsr.ivnm "   -1:53  ;'   " ..10:9  KocniR's  "   5.31  "   10:18 Duncans 6:15  ".'.m.  , ,���������.,.;       i> '       r.M. ,  "   18:11 -���������"***��������� Nanaimo , 7:11  A . 12:3    Wellington    &r.'7:55  WBIiLHTGTOlu' ,TO   VICTORIA.  No. 1 Daily, No. 3 Sri tv relay.  A.M. ' A.M.-  Do. 8:05 '.'.... Wellington...'.'....: Do. 1:25  "���������S:2C.... '  Nanaimo/' "  1:39  "   0:52  Duncans  "   G:05  "10:37 Koenig's  "   6:40  " lklS      Goldstream -' "   7.3?  Ar. 11:15 , .Victoria.,.  ..'. ..Ar.'S:00 p.m.  Reduced iates-lo and from all point's   o���������  Saturdays and Sundays good to return*Mon  day.    ��������� ' , p  For  rates   and   al    information   'appfy at  Company's "Aires.  Al DUNSMUIR Gko. L. COURTNEY.  President.    ������ '    .     Traffic Manager  , <       Aiming j~*   ' ,. .  With' Csoadiao Supplement  '253   Broadway,'  Kew York,  U. S. A*  ' f '  Cumberland  O /  Hotei  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND ��������� SECOND     STREET.  ,'   CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Mrs. J. II.'Piket, Proprietress/  When in'Cumberland'be   sure  and stay  at* the  Cumberland  'Hotel,'; First-Class   Accomodation for transient and perman-  ' ent boarders, a. ��������� '  " -      f r  Sample Rooms and   Public Hall  Run in Connection  with   Hotel  ^"p-IIE   ESest   and ��������� Most   Influential  Ifllnijis' Pa-jjor    im   t>2io    T*rorlt3.  SKiuiplc Copy Wreo.      :���������������������������>.:::"*  Weekly EditioD.. '.������3.00 per t  Montaly .*   "   ... 1.50'"  lax, postpaid.'  Rates"from $1.00 to $2.00 per ",-iay'  ^^^^^/s^^^k^^'^^r-  $0^$g^M>    OKr&liU.,  e,l' Have Taken    Office  in, the Nash      Building,  Sunsrauir Avenue,fgCura.'berlaiid.  and am agent .for the  following  reliable - insurance     companies:  The  Royal   London   and   -Lan3  ��������� cashirc and Norwich Union,  am prepared to accept risks a  current rates. I am also agent  for the Standerd Life Insurance  Company of Edinburgh and the  Ocean Accident Company of England. Please call and investigate before insuring in any other  Company.   *  JAMES ABRAMS.  t  A good strong, gentle work horse  to sell or trade  for   a   mare;  will  drive or work single or double.  jel3,2t    S. H, Ford, Sandwick,  TRADE MARKS  DESIGNS,   '  COPYRIGHTS   **������  -   Anyone sending a stattfb ������hd descrtptli  quick!? ascertain, free, whether m far*  probably patentable. ���������.Oomwnafeetivoa  confldential. OJdedt agmaoy ?������rs*������������tlnci  In America.    Wm bare  a WMKinftM  Patents taken tUrsujih. Mlaa A 0*.'  6*icclal no tic* in the ' ��������� ,.  , S0SE?JTlFfO fcMERISAH,  ���������hcnutlfiOlv iliuBtrated,  lans������������(} attm1^11������  **ff'  any Bcientiflc journal, w������o!cly. t<xm������mM\T1/e\  81.50 six months     S������i<3o'ni*ii o*HM������Vl'LiSH  Boon; oi? PATEN-re aautfi-ij*.- A.������tnm     v    "  .    RifU^N   *..  CO.,    '  SOI. -IVio.  i\  ������������������-to  OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO  o  o  o  o  ;,o  o-  o  o  o  o  1  iveiy  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates.  g D.  KILPATRICK,  o Cumberland o  o  o  o  o  o  o  6  o  OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO  $mm ess ^ m ^ eess m ^  IRED  flies of any Pattern Tied to Order.  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal  French Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  ? ��������� -,-  , - <--  * i 'JtriuL-u1. <J������iiM--A3--n.-9u*ii.  JSSEBBaaaMsmvKiaa^sm'tasjaA  TAKE   HEART.  I'f  I  t  iff  Though fearful stcrnis have swept in wrath  About thy toilsowe, rugged path,  And thou hasc ofttimcs been cast down  And sore dis-mayed by Fortune's frown;  Faint not, but bravely bear th}' part,  O fellow man; once more take heart.  The storm is followed by the calm.  And winter gales by airs of balm;  , Dark night gives place to sun bright day;  Let Hope still,cheer thee on thy way.  lieyond the cloud still shines the sun;  Press on until thy work is done.  Perchance thou many times hast failed, ,  Some weakness over thee prevailed,  And thou hast faltered in the'strife  And sadly rued thy blighted life;  Though great thy grief and'keen thy pain,  O weary one, take heart again!  Dwell not upon thy mournful past;  Arise, and for the right stand fast.  Be strong and brave, fold not thy hands,  For thee still flow life's golden sands.  To better things sweet voices call,  And God in love rules over all. -  ���������John Allen Guilford in Boston Transcript.  ������MPM^������M������M������M^^Mnn������^^tP^J������M^^.JQ  ff  ������  K  K  ts  **  a  AS IT. HAPPENED.  A STOUT OF A  NEWSPAPER ITEM.  H  "Nothing in tho, evening paper, I suppose?" said Mr. HoIIebone' lazily. from,  1 he1 armchair to which he had betaken  .'himself'to sip his coffee.  '' "N-no," answered his wife, -with a hesitating assumption of equal languor;  "nothing -but war rumors and���������and advertisements."  "Poor reading for the intellectuals.",  ���������remarked the man. "Literature today is  as   shamefully -neglected   as   the 'parish  pump.    The critics have all  Captain Rudolf Morbington. Fourth New  Zealand mounted infantry, wounded, severe!' My God.' Ruddy Morbington!  So he went to New Zealand? Why the  devil didn't he stay there? Steamer due  to arrive on the 17th. I must do something. I-suppose. She is sure to go and  have a look'at him. - Hi- was, dangerous  enough when alive and,well;,he'll be the  deuce now lie's sick and���������wounded."  "Nothing :in The, paper this morning,  Eustace?" said Mrs. HoIIebone at hi oak-  fast the n<.'xt morning.  > Her husband look !,he'journal, and his  ������������������ye traveled smartly up and down the  columns, resting presently at a para-'  era ph.  "Xothi.no' *>"���������" the same war news anu  different advertisements," he agreed'aft  er a pause, and, putting down the sheet,  he placed his elbow upou it and leaned  forward. "Paris is very nice, just now.  dear," he began.   ,  "Rather unsettled," said his wife hesitatingly.  "Well,   it  always   is,   you  know,"   remarked   the  man. ,  "1   don't' suppose  it  ' /will ever marry the rest of France and  settle ,down,   though', it   has   been   rake  enough to be a good husband."  "They don't like the English,across the  channel just now," she objected.    '    , '  "The' Parisians are, it is true. losing  the respect they once possessed for'Englishmen with money," replied her husband, "but wo'are retaliating. We 'arc  losing onr respect lor Frenchmen with intellect. - Money always wins in the long  run. But there is no need for apprehending danger. I am thinking of running over"���������  "It will do you good,"' interrupted the  woman.    "You want a change."  "And you?"  "I cannot go yet. ' I have nothing to  wear." , ���������   "  ,  "But," protested Ilollebone, "for woman  Paris  is  the dressing  room  of the  itary experts.    Instead of 'Crabhe's Syn  -onyms' and 'Somebody on Style' they are  ���������studying war tactics and, to be in fash-  Jon" their personal  appearance.    'I   positively  envy  the- successful  general   and  ���������the'prominent politician nowadays.",  ,    And Mr. HoIIebone.  who was a solicitor and���������no title of incongruity  is suggested���������a poet'in  a  small  "way  of  business,' chuckled  softly  over, his gay  con-  -ceit.. ,, ' , r.  His wife rashly judged this merry moment to be the psychological one for the  ���������diversion she'eoutem plated.  "I haA-e a letter or two to-" write, Eus-  -tace,"-sho said, rising and glancing at the  -door.  "Leave me the paper," said HoIIebone,  0 .and then, with the air of one who grants  a privilege: "I think I'll stay at home to-  , night and read.in your company instead  of going round "to the club. . L fancy a  'half bottle'of , the old port by, my own  fireside tonight., Don't be too long with  the correspondence." 'Mr. Ilollebone always purchased this port in half bottle.  'Ho was not' allowed to drink more and  ���������never drank less.,  At any other timo his partner wonld  have, mildly acknowledged the compliment, but upon this occasion she gave no  1 reply, for there was that in the journal  which she held in her hand that she  would have hidden  from  all eyes.    It is  ' a notoriously difficult business to keep  the interesting paragraph from the notice  of the interested, as many a wight once  'high in the esteem of his neighbors has  'found out to his undoing. The cult of  -daily journal has dealt out much harm  to the highly respected and much good  to the mainly undesirable.  Had tact been an ingredient cf Mrs.  Hollebone's quoerly mixed nature she  would have surrendered the sheet with  good grace and prayed her prayer to fortune, who is ever on the side of those  who risk something, be it cash or honor.  Instead she clasped it tighter.  "Do you want it all?" she interrogated  weakly.  "Why?" asked tho man, and to him his  query sounded reasonable enough.  The woman hesitated. "There is an  advertisement,*' she began. "I want to  answer it."  "All right." said the man. "Plenty of  time.    I will not destroy it."  "I wish to write tonight'," she persisted.  Mr. Ilollebone looked up and not being a stage poet immediately saw that  something was wrong somewhere.  "Then tear the thing out. dear, and  give me the rest," he said sweetly, making no exception to the rule that marital  endearments and the beginning of suspicion go'hand in hand.  The woman proceeded to neatly "snip  out the paragraph.  As the door closed behind her Mr. nol-  lebone turned to the place that it had  once occupied. "H'm!" he mused. "A  stray item of war news. How peculiar!  Let: us turn to the other side of (lie  sheet���������'The Foreign Secretary on the Situation.' Well, she can hardly be so interested in the missing details of that nobleman's speech. , No: it must be the  war news, and she said it was an advertisement, and it is not. Oh, fie, fie! Now,  if X wore an inquisitive person I would  put on my hat and stroll down to the  club merely to ascertain the nature of  the contents of that missing paragraph.  After all. man is a much overrated animal: his virtues are for the most part  negative���������and they keep excellent port  at the club in half bottles."  "Dearie." said Mr. Ilollebone to his  wife-ten minutes later. "I think I must  go round to the club this evening after  all.    Can I post your letters?"  His wife gave him an order for two'  tons of coal upon a postcard. "I have  not finished the others yet. Martha will  run out with them."  "Goodby. dear; I shall be back about  11.    You don't mind me leaving you?"  "No, Eustace.    How ridiculous!    Good  by."  But not until the street door banged  did the paragraph and a half finished letter emerge from the blotting pad.  "Evening Standard, sir."  "Thanks." said Mr. Ilollebone. "Ah.  here it is! 'List of Officers Invalided  Home  per  Steamship   Windsor  Castle-  world.    One enters it en dishabille; one  leaves it clothed."  , ., "When do you  propose going?"  asked  become mil-     the woman.  "I want to be there." replied ,the husband, "let me see, on-the 15th."  "Oh, dear!" exclaimed Mrs. HoIIebone,  playing her last card. "Paris is so dreadfully hot in August. It would upset me."  Ilollebone accepted his defeat. "I  wanted to be back 'for the- shooting,  dear," he said with fair grace, "and I  can't promise to take^ .vou there later."  "Besides.   I've   promisecl  to- stay  with  the Banyard's," put-in the woman.  ,   "Where?"  ' ', ..  "Oh, somewhere,near Southampton."  ' "Southampton." said HoIIebone lo  himself. - "Of course."  , "Go by yourself. Eustace," continued  his wife, with an air of persuasion. ."It  will do you good, and I can trust you over  there alone."  Mr.  HoIIebone gave neither "the retort  courteous nor the retort obvious; he smiled   grimly   to   himself   and   finished   his  ������meal. .' ���������  After breakfast Mr. Ilollebone walked  out and hailed :\ hansom. As he sped  cityward the thoughts that came to him  were not of the most pleasant. . ..  ��������� "It's a deuced bad case," he mused.  "She would have jumped at the trip a  week ago. anQ now she'll go down to  Southampton, and something will get  broken"���������  Just then the cab passed a postoffice.  A sudden thought struck him. He stopped the driver and alighted.  That afternoon a yellow envelope was  brought to him in his chambers. Ho  burst it open, read it, slapped his thigh,  vigorously and laughed aloud. Then he  sat back in his chair, and for fully five  minutes a broad smile played upon his  face.  In another five minutes he had locked  his papers up and left his office in high  spirits.  "This  is  a  marvelous  age."  remarked -  Mr.  HoIIebone over his soup that oven-  inir.    "I have sent a message a thousand  miles and have received an answer since  I left you this morning."  His wife made a gallant attempt to  look interested yet unconcerned.  "It's a funny case. I'd like to tell you  all about it," went on the man, and he  meant what he said; "a most interesting  little 'affair. I hope it will turn out all  right.    It's quite romantic."  Mrs. HoIIebone felt that she must say  something.  "1 thought romance was dead,", she  ventured, with a faint smile.  "A!i. my dear," replied her husband,  "wc have been married now for live  years. It is only the middle aged who  pine after the middle ages,  if not content with things  are content with things as they will be.  Take a modern lover, make him a hopeless case, and let duty call him to Edinburgh from his loved one's side. She sees  him off at Euston. He can wire to her  from every station at which the train  sfops and telephone to her every ton  minutes when he arrives at his destination. And that's nothing to what he expects to be able to do later on. You are  quite right, my dear, romance is dead. It  has been executed by electricity."  On the 14th of the month Mrs. Ilollebone packed several bdxes and went to  stay with her friends, the Banynrds, for  a month, or at least until Cowes was  over.  On the 10th the Windsor Castle arrived at Southampton with sick and wounded.      , '  On the 17th Mr. HoIIebone procured  an official list of the arrivals, and the  name of Captain MorbUigtou was not  among them. The gallant officer had returned to duty from Madeira.^ Mr. Ilollebone had heard of that before, but he  wanted to be quite certain. ,  On   the   ISth   Mr.   HoIIebone   wrote   a  really nice letter to his wife and told her  he   would   not   be   able   to   really   enjoy  Paris unless in her company and declnr  ed that he would wait her convenience.  On the 2Gth Mrs. HoIIebone returned  suddenly to town. Her husband was putting the final touch to a little volume  (now in press).  "I managed to get away, Eustace," she  burst out. "It was so dull. Take me to  Paris."  "That's right, little woman," said HoIIebone. kissing her again. "We shall  start tomorrow and have a good time  and  be  back  for the shootinc.    And.   I  say. dearie, man is a queerly constituted  brute that gets more selfish as he gets  older.' I'm going to try and reverse the  operation, and you must try to help me."  "Oh.    Eustace!"   exclaimed   his   wife  "How ridiculous!"  And  the rest of .the day was'spent in  'the  framing of. good  intentions.���������Vanity  Fair.      ,  Making It Clear.  The Dutch comedian whodisports himself, as a'linguist contortionist has of recent years'acquired quite a vogue on'the  mimic 'stage, but out in Darby, lives au  old German couple named Skimmelkopf  who can 'beat the stage Dutchmen at  their own' game. ��������� The husband.' Fritz,  has two dogs, of "which he is very fond.  One is a pup. while the other is quite old;  but, as sometimes occurs with dogs of  different. breeds, the old dog is much  smaller than the 0-months-old  puppy.    -  "Dere vas somedings funny apoud llem  dogs alre'a'tty," said Fritz, who was  showing them to a friend ,the other day.  "Dot leedlest dog vas do piggest."  Mrs. Skimmelkopf, realizing that 'her  husband had not made the point quite  clear, thought she had better(come to his  assistance. "You must oxcuse mine husband," she said. "Do English Ianguidch  he knows not goot. Vot he, means is dat-  de youngest dog vas de oldest."���������Philadelphia Record.  "ie Coy Aboard Slilp,  Mr. Frank T. .Bullon. who was once a  ship boy himself,  makes,  in  hi3 book.  ''Tiie Men of the Merchants' Service." <  these mournful statements concerning  the. sea life "of young Jacky: <  "Within thec memory of middle aged ���������  men a boy on board a ship' was the  butt, the vicarious sacrifice to all th'e  accumulated ill temper of the ship. Today talcs are told of tho treatment of  boys in "'Geordie'/ colliers that are  "enough to make'the flesh creep to, hear.  In those days it was the privilege-of  every man onboard to ill'treat the boy.  ���������wid if, as very, often happened, the  poor little wretch died under it���������well,  ���������what of it?���������it was only-a boy.'".  "And tho peculiar part of it all was  that the brutes who did these, evil  deeds prided themselves that their actions were right and proper. There  was only one way of training a boy���������  with a rope's end if it were handy; if  not, a fist or- a boot would do, but .he  must be beaten., '  "One man whom 1 shall always remember,-'as smart a seaman as ever,  trod a ship's deck, beat me until there  was not a square inch of my small  body unbruised., ' Scarcely a watch  passed that 1 did not receive, some token of his interest in my welfare, and:  on two ,occasions ho kicked, rue ���������with  such- violence that with .all the will in  the world to.obey his orders I was perfectly helpless/ My onlyt' wonder , is  that he did not kill me.  "Yet when 1 left the ship;ho bade.me'  quite an affectionate farewell, bidding  me remember how hard he had labored  for my benefit, that every blow he had  given' me was solely, aimed at making  me more useful and fitting me for my  duties."  nang in tne little den. One day Mary  was flirting herdusteloth about in this  little room when her mistress happened  in: . Mary was standing gazing intently  at a beautiful photograph of Bougue-  reau's "Cupid and Psyche."  "And phwat pictur' is that?" asked  Mary in hard, cold tones.  "Oh.   that   is   'Cupid  and   Psyche,'"  said the lady rather indifferently.  ", "Moody and San key. is utV    Well, I  Lay' heeded of them foi leys.   Sure, they  ought to be ashamed of-tbeirselves."  Hovr.flr <Iot RellRlon.  "Did you,ever get religion?" asked  the revivalist. ��������� '  "Well, I should say so���������13S pounds of,  It," replied the-mati.4  ' "A hundred and thirty-eight pounds  of religion .'".cried the revivalist.   *TJow  did you got that?"  "The oirly way that a good' many  men ever get relisriou." was the "eply;  "I married it."'  The young,  as they are.  Swindle by Pawn TicSsetB.  The most lucrative game which New  York swindlers work on the credulous  and eager New Yorkers -themselves  continues to' be the' bogus or false  pawn, ticket swindle. It is uot unknown 'in Chicago, and it has so many  fine points about it, all of- them appealing to the man who loves to make  a few dollars on tho side, that the  rogues who work it are never out of  customers. - The simplest method is for  the swindler to tell rhis intended victim he has in pawn a ring or gem worth  $100. He claims to have pawned it for  only $25. and rather, than lose the  difference between the real value and  the amount for which he pawned it he  will give the customer a ran1 bargain.  There is $25 due the pawnbroker, besides $5 interest, leaving an equity of  $70. He will sell that equity for just  half, or 535. After the victim has paid  over the $35 and has redeemed the  pledge he finds that the real value of  the article is $50 to ':'-ti0 and that he is  out $5 to $15. The pawnbroker gets all  he loaned, and the original owner  makes all the victim overpaid.-  Rcnilnlxconoe of n Thcsjilan.  At Brighton Beach 1 hit Mose Rosen-  Rtein. who was organizing a one night  "Faust" company, for a job.  "What-part do you wish to take?" he  inquired shortly.  "I wish to take tiie place of Mcphis-  topheles, of,course." I answered, drawing myself, up proudly, for 1 had on a  now suit of clothes and could afford to  look him in the face.  . '      ���������     ���������  "And why do you wish to take that  particular part?" he inquired.  I was amazed at his dullness: but.  concealing my'disgust as far as possible, 1 explained that it was because the  devil always gets his dues. He seemed  pleased at my repartee, wrote me out a  $500 per week contract and paid me,  my first week's salary of $7.50 in advance. I played the devil in "Faust"  until nearly the eud of the season, after  which 1 was cast in "The Foundry," a  workingman's play.  Her Criticism.  Mary is very stout, quite deaf and  the trusted housemaid cf a family in  the East park section. Incidentally she  seems to be something of an art critic.  When she clear.? the family rooms, she  is heard to mutter and shake her head  in dusting the, pictures, and she seems  to be especially severe on a few representatives   of" the   "altogether"   tb.it  '    'Unfiled. v  ,'"There's no use." said Mr. Cumrox.  "1 ain't going to'try to superintend the  education of my daughters any more."  "Why, hot?" -     -  "They're getting along where I can't,  follow 'em. 1 hear 'em chattering  sometimes, and 1 can't tell whether  they are'recitlng their Latin lessons'or  'counting o'l't" for a same of hide and  seek." ; ' -  Wn Iking'Finn.  The "walking fish'* of Santa Cntalina  channel. California', is,a mem her of the  i'('dicu/ati' tribe, and has congeners'  among the 'gulf weed of the Mexican  ������������������nnst. Its pectoral fins, are'Shaped so  us to serve tor legs, and it can rest on  ��������� hem so :is'tn snap-its prey. ."It builds a  lie'sl of -sen *���������*���������'���������''���������',' .  personalities:  James A. Page, head master of tho  Dwight school in Boston, celebrated  the fiftieth anniversary of his appointment to that position.  ��������� ,   -   -  Dr. Savas', a Greek army physician,  has been appointed professor in the  neVly founded department of hygiene  and bacteriology in the'University of  Athens.  <  William C. Whitney has already been  offered   as   much"'as   $75,000   for   his  "Danae and the Golden Rain" by, Titian,^ which he recently.bought in Paris-  for $50,000.'  Sir Mitchell Thomson, the .latest  Edinburgh baronet, is, like his father  before him, a" timber merchant.. He' is  54 years old, a traveler, a sportsman,  an elder in the "a'uld - kirk" and, of  course, a Conservative?  Senator C. K. Davis entertained the  Old Time Telegraphers' association, at  its recent reunion in Milwaukee, with  tales' rbf his experience when as a  youth hevserved as operator near Mil--  waukee and delivered ther messages  himself.  Secretary Root received the other  day a check for $100,000 in payment  for his legal services iu a suit settled  just before his appointment to office.  For work in that office for the same  length of time devoted, to tho lawsuit  he will get $1,333.  M. Foureau, the French explorer who  has just returned to Paris, is reported  to have said that he looks forward "to  the joining in 20 years of Algeria, the  Sudan and the Kongo. It is." he continued, "accomplished geographically.  It will be so politically too."  The Rev. William Lennox Mills, who  has just been elected coadjutor bishop  of Ontario, was born in Woodstock,  Ontario, and was educated at Trinity  university, Toronto. Ho has-been for  many years a pronounced figure among  the Anglican clergy ,of Montreal.  John Morley, the English politician  and critic, is one of those who read  nearly all the time. He has a-book before him when he dines alone and  when he drives and very often is seen  reading while he walks about some of  the most crowded portions of London.  John Buskin's cousin. Mrs. Severn,  does not object to the erection of a  Ruskin memorial tablet in Westmin-,  ster abbey. It is stated that when she  once spoke of it to Ruskin as a possibility, when discussing his being laid  to rest at Coniston, he made no objection in the event of such an honor being offered.  Rev. Father Gleeson, who spent some  time in the Philippines as the Roman  Catholic chaplain with the American  army, has returned to San Francisco  because his funds have run out. He  thought that a chaplain should not  draw pay from the government for his  services and so depended entirely upon  his own means.  Thomson Kingsford, who died recently in Oswego, N. Y., constructed  with his own hands the little six horsepower engine that was the first employed in the newrly discovered process  of extracting starch from Indian corn.  He was 72 years old and had retired  from active business several years before his death, although retaining  large interests in the industry that he  and his father founded.  On Top of. All tlie Others.  "I am sorry to hear your house was  burned last night, Ruggles. But it was  insured, wasn't it?"  "Yes. That's what hurts the worst.  I'm a stockholder in the company that  insured it, and this makes the fourteenth  loss since last week."���������Chicago Tribune.  TAKING THE REINS.  The speedy Joe Watts. 2:10%. onee-  stold for the sum of $2S.    '  Jimmy Gatcomb received a present of  $1,300 for winning the Transylvania.  Charles Marvin has.in training a yearling by Cecilian that stands 10 hands  high.  Pittsfield Brick Yard is the latest and  about'the  worst in   nomenclature  for a,  raee horse.  The pacer Goshen Jim, that,took a record of 2:10%. in California, .stands 17  hands, and it is said he can go a mile������in  2:08.       '   -    , *      _     '  Wi'lkie Collins, by George Wilkes, is  still living at the age of 2-1 years and is  rugged and vigorous. He is owned by. J.  M. Lamb. Milford, Ia.  The black stallion Too Soon, by Direct,  which Monroe Salisbury entered heavily  in colt stakes several years ago, recently  took a record of'2:2-1 V4.  Western horsemen, arc'importing Per-  cheron stallions from France and are,selling the offspring toGermany. The American breeders find it a profitable-venture.  Lucille's mile to wagon in 2:07 was the  more remarkable, as the trotter was not  accompanied by a pacemaker-or prompter, while Mr. Billings, carried neither a  whip uor watch;' ,  The two heats of Kittitas .Ranger ia  2:11V, and 2:12i/j at North Yakima Sept.  2S are said,to be the fastest heats ever  paced in the state of Washington.' The  horse is of unknown breeding.  The mare Neva Simmons. 2:21������;l|> which  T. W. ��������� Price is training ��������� at'. Pittsburg,'  must be the fastest- trotter in the coun- ���������'  try without a record. She hasshown extreme speed all summer, and ,,on Sept. 2S  Price drove" her a mile iu 2:0S-)i.  -THATCHER'S SLANG.  Of course 1 don't deny that I sling a little 'slang   occasionally,   but  ,\yhen   they,  charge me with irreverence that's a horse  of another color, and ,1'won't stand fBr it, '  ������ays Professor Thatcher:���������Chicago Tribune.   ' ', '���������",  Professor/Thatcher of the. University of.  Chicago pleads guilty to the accusation  of using slang iu his classroom, but he  insists that it is up to date slang aud that  if he attempted to teach in Addisonian  English his class .would go to "sleep. To  use his own favorite -. lingo,. that's' tho  stuff.���������Boston Hera!d;_ .  Sarcastic'petitions   a .mile  long   from  oversensitive, students  will -not dissuadeV  Professor Thatcher of-.the University of  Chicago  from  using slang"to hammer in  the truths of mediaeval history.   The professor, believes  in the penetrating power  of carefully chosen slang when' it comes  to lodging me'dineval facts- in the cranium -  of an  indifferent pupil.���������Chicago Times-.  Herald.     " ' ; '���������       ~   '  ���������,''.'    <��������� _".  After   all.   the   professor's   crime Ais   a  common one, for slang is heard on every  side.-   He is really vigorous in his meth- -  ods.    Of Charles Martcl he is reported to  have said,-that  he did any  old;thing, lie*""  pleased,   got  tired  of   his  Wife." told  her-  she couldn't pack her things in his trunk  any  more and" then  gave her the grand  bounce. Picturesque, certainly, this blending of"old  world  history and  new  world  gift of expression, this infusion of dead'  facts with fresh blood. _'   ���������  A CENTURY'S   PROGRESS.  c This century   received  from its  prede-  . cessors the horse, we bequeath the bicycle, the locomotive and the motor car.  We received the goosequill and bequeath tho typewriter.  We received ,the scythe and bequeath  the mowing machine.  We received the painted canvas, we  bequeath lithographing, photography and  color photography.  We received tho hand printing press,  we beque.iib the cylinder press.  We received the hand loom, we bequeath the cotton and woolen factory.  We received gunpowder, we bequeath  lyddite. ,  We received the tallow dip, we bequeath the electric lamp.  We received the galvanic battery, we  bequeath the dynamo.  We received the flint lock, we bequeath  Maxims. v  We received the sailing ship, we bequeath the steamship.  We received the beacon signal fire, we  bequeath the telephone and wireless telegraphy.  We .received ordinary light, we bequeath Roentgen rays.  RAILWAY TIES.  The Prussian railways have instituted  hospital cars fitted up with Spring bed  stretchers, invalids' chairs and all other  regular equipment of a hospital. The  cars can be hired in advauce for auy railroad journey.  The Siberian express, running from  Moscow to Irkutsk, is electrically lighted  throughout, even unto the rear danger  signals. The current is supplied from a  generating plant carried on a composite  car coupled directly back..of the engine.  The forward part of this ear contains the  baggage room, the middle section the  electric light plant and the rear section  the kitchen for the buffet.  JEWELRY JOTTINGS.  plain  and  Numerous    bangles,    both  heavily embossed, are seen.  Colored stones, especially turquoises  and emeralds, are of frequent appearance'  in combs and coiffure ornaments.  A bracelet of yellow gold rope ending:  'n gold balls and with cabochons of tin*-*  quoise quartz set upon it at intervals id  as pretty as it is odd.  About a dozen beautiful pink shell  cameos are mounted in gold and connect-*  ed to form, a most unique belt. In size  they graduate from a very large one in the  center of the back to small ones next thd  clasps.���������-Jewelers' Circular-Weekly.  ���������* />  nn  mm (47  THE CUMBEltlAND.NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  A BOOK FOR MOTHERS, a  Containing:   Mucli  Inioimsirion   ai������ to   the  ' Care of Children, and the Tieatment'oi���������  ��������� ',    111", that Commonly Atfiict" Little  ' l 'O.-tJs���������Uiv'en S'lee. >  STAGE DRIVER  STATES HIS CASE  !  Experience,  of Both -his  , ,'Hiiaself.-'.  Wife and  f '"���������?  ' .--"Baby's Battles ; ' A Message for  Mothers" is ^ the title of a very handsome,little pamphlet just issued by,  the 'Dr. Williams'; Medicine Company.  lt"is devoted - entirely r to' the care of  infants and small, children and tells  the mother how; to" aid her little ones  " in - the emergencies"-,bf everyday_ Jife.  It-describes .the ills that commonly  affiict-children and tells how'to treat  them.   This 'little ^book   is   one    that  'Should -be in every home where there  are infants or small \ clinch-en.. .. All  mothers who send their name and address "oh a post card to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co'.,,Brockville, Ont.,  Will receive a .copy of this, book free  vo������ charge.,-Mention'this paper when  writing.        '    '        <    " ���������",   r   "   ,  ft  It's  a poor rule {that  won't   work  both'.ways.  i-  , ,   *        (,i. ������   ���������,      -i j '       *���������.���������  Idleness is the rich man's bane and  the,poor man's curse/'        '       -' <>  .*rl'  ft*. '-  W  ��������� -      ",y -   'Stratford/4th Aug,,   1893."-  Messrs.-C. C. Richards '&; Co. .  *;  ��������� << ' Gentlemen'.���������My neighbor's^ boy^ '4  "���������years-,old,, fell into-a'tub  of boiling  7' ! water, and 'gait scalded" fearfully.      A  1 ^few Jday s _^ later ^ his* legs -swelled ^ to"  "ijvthree rttimes T their    natural  size /and  , w broke out, in * running 'sores..' His par-.  ���������' rents'"could get'*no things to help "him'  Jtill I recommended MUSTARD'S .LINT-"7  jt  MENT,. -which after  using  two    bot-  ���������*���������'*'ties, ' completely *, cured,   hini;  and I'  ,   know   of  several     cases   around "here*  -'^almost as^ remarkable,  cured, by   the  same liniment,rand I������*can^ truly 'say I  ';. never handled a medicine* which has-  ' had as good "a sale or given such uni-  't<l  Each has Tested thePowei of i><������"������hi'j, Ki i-  ne%   I'ill>-K ������<-h h.(s Acliiev- ������1 the h^me  ',    Ke������ult���������'I>. <������<i*i Ki1' itey l' lis, have <Jur-  '*'   ed'them'Uo'.h.        ' '     '  f  6'"  11 i  _versal isatisfaction:'  M.������HIBJLRT,.  , General Merchant.  ,,   Proverbs 'are but "the  orlsprings 'of  ^practical experience/   '      . J.������  .AHblunt mail frequently makes   the  ���������most cutting remarks/    -  t   i  ,' Worms-cause feverishness, moaning and  ' - restleef-ness during sleep.   Mother Graves'  ���������" Worm Exi-errniiiaior is pleasant," sure aDd  .   effectual.   Ifiyour druggist   has'"none  in  stock, get hun-to procure lt tor you.   ,V *  " '1*p '���������        >���������* .       ������������������ -���������",    -        ��������� i f  rv/   - ���������"    ;���������;���������r1-^���������"������������������-   '  l    ' '  _-\ Boundless* enthusiasm is'-bound,   to  ��������� get* a -rebound "sooner, or later. -\    7 ,.  ^     It' is difficult* for la man to be hon-  "'est and selfish at'the-same time.  Dromore, Ont., May,27.���������(Special)  ���������Mr. George Sackett drives the'stage  between (Dromore and Holstein'. That  he is known throughout' the* country  side^go'es without'saying. (When lie  was in trouble a short while ago he  had the sympathy (therefore of niore^  ,than the few immediate friends and"  neighbors a man lin another walk  would'have.        ���������,, ,  Mr. Sackett tnbught at one time lie  would have to give,up the stage. Sitting up on the driver's" scat '-day in  and day out, rain or shine, hot or  cold,'( lie contracted a "aerious ' disor^  der. ' His 'kidneys became weakened  from), the continual', exposure. They,  grauual.y gave' him.more and more  trouble. \f He felt' that J. he ^couldn't  keep up much -longer.  ^    ,  ' ' * ,  It is nine miles frbrn DromTore'' to"  Holstein. .That 'means'-a round, trip(  of .eighteen miles.   Two trains'a'day  would, make Jthirty7six iniles^ of'' driving. - Imagine this  in/a wet,   driving  snow storm of March' or'February, to  a,man in a delicate state,of health..,,/  i'lMr.-\Sackett .did not  give, upn,driving the .stage. ff Instead,he' sought 'tlie  help pf *;Dodd's_ Kidney' Pills.1 Did   he  fine lielp ?;)^Read \his t* own/ letter/,-y*a^  letter which" tells ���������also rthat^'his wife  proved "the'   truth   '*o'f     the >" baying:  '-'Dodd's 'Kidney Pills > are' ''wonia'ii-s  best friend.'j  \    ," v ������"���������; - "     \\t*'\,  - .'"Having used, other largely advertized r remedies, and all' tho medicines  recommended    to    me by my friends  for Kidney. Trouble and excrutiating"^  Backache without:the slightest relief,  I-was in despair.   In the nick .of time"  I was induced, to try Dodd's ��������� Kidney,  Pills  and can never.be  too .thankful  for the advice which prompted me to  do sqv    tTfiey simply'took hold    of  my * trouble .and; ,-lif ted it, off' me.      I  never heard of*, anything; whicti'tgives  such instant-relief. '-    ,' ."  '   __  - ,>   ' ''  ii'My- wife owes even"more to Dodd's  Kidney "Pills   -than, T -do. ,Her   'case  ,-was Iworse than mine. ' Mrs.  Sackett  ���������would cnot .be valivertoday-only-, for  .Dpdclis 'Kidney Pills':     Both my,' wife  and ^myself  can   'truly   ','recommend  Dbd-d's Kidney*Pills for,they do what  thev' are ^claimed to. do I" *      '    icl ; ���������'  >W  y  &WV&&  ���������y<%m  A NERVOUS WRECK  WAS THE   CONDITION   OF MISS  GILLIS FOR   EIGHT YEARS.   '  The Vest Docto h' mid Hospital Treatment  Failed lo .Help Ilwr, and *������h ��������� ,-ilmogt  I<o8tf,Hope of ever Iteinjjr "Well Ajfain���������  Hep liiirnestAdvlc j to Other Sull' rers.  Ask for. Minard's sriiMab no otter.  He���������Let'me kneel   in the  dust     at  your feet, Maggie,  and tell you how,  much I adore you ! * '  ,    She���������I beg your pardon,  but  there  is no dust on our carpets.  Hovf He Knevr.      -  j   Willie���������Your father is goins? to church  " tomoi row.'with your mother, ain't he?  ���������   Tninniy���������How (inj yoj know thatV  Willi-���������\Y'jll. it lie wasn't, you'd nev������r  be diu-iin^ ha it on Saturday afternoon.���������  Leslie's Weekly.  It's easy enough for a' man to be  satisfied -withu-his lot when it'is' sen-  trally> located in-a large city.,' n  A new .broom may'T s-weep clean,  but in the hands of a' -woman who  has had an argument with her,husband -an  old  one is equally effective.  Ii:come and Ontfeo.  ���������"Gramma, pa costs mo a n'awful lot."  "   "HoV. sonuy?"  ''Why. gramma, when I'm good all day  he gives me a penny, aa when I'm bad 1  have to /give him a penny."���������Chicago  Record. "���������  Educational.  ' "Now," said  he. "do you really think  the theater an educational institution V  "1 know it is."tsaid she. "Some of tee  loveliest fashions ever seen originated oa  the stage."���������Indianapolis Press.  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach the  diseased portion of the ear. There is only ono  way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies Deahiess is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining of the  -.Eustachian tube. Wlien this tube ge'3 inflam-  od you have a rumblirg sound or* imperfect  liearing, and when it is entirelv close-- deafness  is the result, and unless ihe inflammation can  be taken out and this itube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.  We will give One Hundred Dollars for any  case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) tbat can  not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for  circulars, tree. r  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c.  Hall'i Family Pills are the beat.  Bashfulnesti and awkwardness  twins."  are  SnrvKsMe.  Mrs.   Bubble���������Oh     Mr.   On-neigh  me ho thiuk������  I  sing: he.tutitu!!.\ !  .V;<-s   Pi���������.'���������.���������;���������rsn'i   he   too   ^.lrc.ibtie  anything?���������Ohio State- Jou.n.il.  told  for  MINARD'S LINIMENT LumDeriM'S FrM.  Talk is  cheap,  but it's  votes  count.  that  The noblest  pursuit  an honest man.  of woman is  The   course   of  many sidetracks.  true love   has too  DVS EPoia Utt ,*.-NDIGESTION is occasioned l>i ih,j WfUitor ict oa .n-.lie biiliary  a net-,. o-v~ ot vit l-ty m the stomach to oe-  cio c th,- t;<.slr c juices, wj huut which d-ges-  iiun c.j..,not yo on; at o be ug ihe princ.pal  uu-e of lic^id cho. Piumeiee's "Veget ble  P.lis t.iketi before uo.ny io bed, for a while,  never fail ro give rehef and etleet a cuie.  Mr. x\f. \V. Ashuoivn, A������hdov\n, Out., writes:  ���������'Paimelec's 1'iiJs f.re talnu-j the lead against  t.n o ner muiits which I h ive in fctock."  God help  the sheep when the wolf  is shepherd.  The dog that speaks with his  is something- of a wag.  tail  Are you a sufferer with corns ? If you  aro get a boW-lo of Hoiloway's Corn Cure,  lt has never been known to fail.  Indnstrlons.  Papa���������Claudia, is the young man industrious to whom you are engaged?  c   - . -  Claudia���������Industrious! Why, papa, ho  said he intended to propose to me a,  month ago, but was too husy.��������� London  Standard.  The more the baker loafs the more  bread he has to dispose of.  We should have to run naked in  the woods, were we to strip ourselves of all we have borrowed from  others. -.    ��������� ,'-,-.   K-        ''"'��������� ���������  Less than -100 years aw iu Christian  JL'nghind it was a cii-ne oven lo road the  EuuTihh P.ihic. ���������Liid it was punished with  Gu-.-' and impi-ii-oii.-iK-nt or worse.  'he   first   oh.-  jliJl illTSllJ W|l.  i'rva'ory   was  -ia-^s.. i-i M-:\:i.  located   a{  Love may be blind, but in financial  matters  it has a sensitive touch.  No man is truly wise who has never  been  up   against at least   one  bunco  gameL  THO CTSANDS LIKE HER.��������� Ten'a  McLe'od, Severn Bridge, writes:,"I owe a  debt of gratitude to DR. THOMAS' EC-  LECTRIC OIL for curing me of a severe  cold that troubled me nearly all last winter.'* In order to give a auietus to a  hacking cough., take a dose of DR.  THOMAS' 'ECLEUTRIC OLL thrice o  day, or oftener if the cough spells render  It necessary.   .��������� /  V     A  COSTLY   ERROR,  .Young doctor���������Did you ever 'make  a mistake  in a diagnosis ? '  Old Doctor���������Yes. A ; shabby old  fellow came into my office one day,  and after I had told him he had a  stomach ache and charged him. two  dollars, I found out that he was  rich enough to  have appendicitis.  One,of the rn'ost common,  'at   the  same   time    one of the most to    be  dreaded 'ailments which', afflicts the  people of this country is nervous' debility.      The   causes leading   to(  the  trouble    are    various,   overwork',    or  worry being among' the-most" prominent.     But    whatever the   cause, the  affliction   is    one that makes   life ^a  burden1. TSuch a sufferer for years was  Miss Margaret G-illis,-of Whim,,-Road  Cross, 'P% E.  I.   Her "life was one of  almost incessant' misery,''and'she'had  come to look upon,-her, condition, as  incurable, /, when  Dr.   Williams'   Pihk-  Pills-were brought to 'herJ:iiotice,.ahd  to *-vthis ���������* dife^giyingf^herve    restoring-  medicine she now-owes-health     and  happiness.} ; :Miss  Gillis' tells  of cher  illness and cure as "follows : "For" the  past eight,yea^s my life has beenone  off-constant .misery.JMy nervous system was shattered,", and 11was reduced to a mere   ��������� physical wreck'.      My  trouble, began Jn," one" of the ailments  that" so frequently "afflict''my sex.      I  was irritable and J discouraged all the  time, 'and1 life 'did not seem worth,  living. * For "seven* years I was under  treatment by'doctors'.1     I -*even Avent  to  Boston - and ,- entered a hospital  where  I  remained'' for     some  tirhe\  While there the ^treatment temporarily 'benefited rne,'but soon my condi-,  tion- was ^worse,. than, even .   Finally  my-.nervous/trouble.'took the, form of  spasms  which < caused  more  suffering  thanr.words can������tell.  "When,'thus ^attacked T felt as though I was literally-being, .torn apart. s I   would frequently^ become' .unconscious' and some'  times' would remain in that condition  for' half 'an, Hour.   I have, sometimes  had as' many-' as - six of these spasms  in a week'," and' no one who has not'  similarly    suffered     can  imagine  the  tired, / wprnout,     'depressed   feeling  which followed. ,   Doctors seemed utterly unable to' do anything  for me,  and those years of misery can never  be forgotten":     Then I began taking  Dr.   Williams'  Pink Pills,   and   in    a  short "while    found 'them helping me.  Then another doctor told me he could  cure   me.     I stopped taking the pills,.  and like the dog in the fable,  while  grasping as  the shadow I lost     the  substance. I was soon in-as wretched condition  as ^ ever.  The pills were  the  only thing  that had ever helped  me and   T determined to begin them  again.   I continued to take them for  nearly nine months, the trouble gradually but surely leaving me,   until,,I  am now in almost perfect health and  fully   released    from what I at-  one  time thought  would  prove  a life' of  constant misery. I cannot -praise Dr.  Williams'   Pink Pills too "highly,  nor  can I too strongly urge    those   who  are ailing to     test    their   wonderfuh  health -restoring virtues," '  In thousands and thousands of  cases it has been proved that Dr.  Williams' Pink Pill* are the grealcst  blood builder and nerve restorer medical science has yet discovered. The  pills act speedily and directly upon  the blood and the nerves, and thus  reach the root of the trouble, effecting thorough and permanent cures.  Other medicines merely act upon the  symptoms, and when xne patient  ceases using^ them they soon relapse  into a condition as bad as before.  There is no trouble due to poor blood  or weak nerves which these pills will  not cure. Those who are sick or ailing are urged to give this medicine a  fair trial, and are cautioned against  the numerous imitations which some  dealers offer. The genuine pills always bear the full name. Dr. Williams* Pink Tills for Pale People-' on  the  wrapper around the box.  '     ' LACONIC.  There is a little settlement of New-  Hampshire people in Kiowa county,  Col. Among other things, they  brought with them the New Hampshire^ aversion to using any more  words in conversation than are absolutely necessary.- -Two of them met  on the road recently and indulged in  the following 'dialogue :  * "Mornin', Si.", l  "Mornin',  John."  "What'd yo,u give "your horse for  bots ?" ,  "Turpentine."  "Mornin."  "Mornin."  'A fewt   days    later the    men' met  again and, here's the way a hard luck  story was told in mighty few words*  - "Mornin', SI.',"  "Mprnin',  John.'- -  ' "What'd oyou   give -your   horse   for  bots ?", - ���������    .    . ,  V "Turpentine."    '   V"  '   "Killed mine."- ' \   ,,  - "Mine1 too."    ' ' ' ������ '���������  "Mornin?", * - -     " ��������� "^   '"    ' '       '  * '.'/Mornin.".,   ��������� 'l ,>���������   ,   ,,    \  FRAGRAWT  rfecHiquid dentifrice for the  ������������tii and Mouth  .' L. U  25c  r\ ���������*i,,'>.  m A������m  New Size SOZOD0NT LIQUID, 25c'  SOZODONTTOOTIi POWDER, 25c  Large LIQUJD and POWDER, 75c  At all Store3, or by Mail for tho price.,  HALL&RUCKEU New York.  t  t i  NOBLESSE OBLIGE.  O  -    w  UHARD'S LDHIENT is used by Physlclais.  <</  .   A sign ���������in the .window.jof an</Irish  /tinner  reads ' as     follows' '    *'Quart  measures of all,"shapes and sizes\dor'  sale." \   . *    ���������  OUT OP SORTS���������Symptoms, Headache/  \o\ ot appetite, urred tongue, and general  ir.disposition: Ihese symptoms, if neglected, develop (into/acute vdiseare. It is a trite  sajmg^ that''���������an*'.ounce';of "^.prevention is  wo.'th a ', ound of cure," and a little attention at this point may savo months ���������- of sickness and largo doctor's bills. For this com-'  p aint take lrom.two to three of Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills on going, to bed, and one or  two for three' nights "in succession/ and a  cure will be effected.  Mistress���������What are you staring at, ���������  Nellie?     '"-   '   '     , ��������� t   '    ^    '   '  Nellie���������Oh,   'please'   ma'am, ' with-'t  your -hair, like   that  and. your r dia- -���������>  monds,   'you do-;   look so like Lady ^  Plantaganet . Gingham    that I''was  own    maid to I   Are    youJ any rela- .-  tion,' ma'am ?       -   -        '��������� ' ��������� j- ,   r   (  Mistress���������No���������at least, no-near, re-,  lation. But you can have "that .pink '  ���������ilk-shirt-waist of'mine, Nellie.1' \ t - t, _���������"  Mrs.   Srialcebite-^-Well,   come'--n6w���������A  nobody, could^tcll by my face'that I*  had a'fiery ;temper,-could ^they'?-'    ' *%1  Mr. Softy~Nof certainly not? 'But," -  they might from" .. the ' face "ofx yours *  husband.V, ,- " l,^*-*"    "������"4-^'''!  ,d,  i]-&*w a   1  f    Ail *  **        '^   .   *  ?y>^7^\  )/X   "V-  ���������,Vi**'  ���������J *~J   'l -  4.. Jt s , * - * ���������  f      <*   -    * -I>-5l  '-,*Wl  l+ -.**,- ^ia"i  , ������������>,'i.  v'Cft  J-1  A Free Press Reporter's  Inter-  view , with ^ Mr.-   John '  Al  ' Mayne,vi the V Well-known  / Contractor---The Power,of  ' '   the ������������������Oxydonor."  -   ' *  A Critical  case. > -f"<    ������   *���������  Perambulating     Pete    (sollcitouslj) ��������� '  Lady, will you kindly 'tell fme the'inffre-r'  dientsi of an the method ,in; which you/  made the pie you gave me'this mornin?,v, *  Mrs. Boerum'Place (flattered)���������Certain-, .  iy. ��������� Why do you ,wish it? ' ���������'"   ,"-   .. r)7   ,? *  -Perambulating' Pete ���������Tour "pardon, ���������  lady, but I have to, tell it to my famllf  physician,,so'3 he can  know what >-to"  cimm-a'Cor an antidote.���������Brooklyn EagI*B.   Z  ���������>  :^r  \^'  '^1  V*rf  -;*���������  xj Further  Inforxnattoa; -r  "Nice,   accommodating  fellow ^  *������ K  tfirt  ***      *'  -   ~^x r^ i* L  / /���������***>*-V'/'*  butcher is,"'said'Blinkers ^to' Brown/<jy Y\^-^^(  "He let me have-half a dollar's worth' ���������' v->^*&**$���������  of meat on credit this morning.'  ��������� ���������".,--*;  wasn'i  Browu'i  went out he said; /There goes another  customer!I s'pose I've lost."'���������Indianapolis Sun.    ���������',,**     ���������       "**   '^  FOR MEN ONLY  ���������p-t?0f.[ .iot{ to pu-tj^a o^. p.T3t[ 3X{S ji  'AvoqeiuTos -^t %-u %o3 p.oqs avou->[ 9AV  f-p.-eoi.'iCp.*Baji*B s.o-qs tuaod sti-j^*  ."-.'.'���������;������������������ '���������'���������" ���������'������"-.-       ���������'������������������'���������''������������������rai ������������������ ;.-,-  -[op tv uo s^npo uo% idSvJu. it.aAV 'a\ojsi  ���������avoitsi3 jo ^jq^stjai gqq. sq.oS oqs jj  'avoiiA'u-c4110 *;t pug lLoqs' -jaq rio^ ^na  'avou>[ 6*;;'q.qSno aqs Suixx^ataps s,^i  pmoM;"8 \S3xaioM. Suiq^ui? s.a.taxx'i ji  i; Cholera and all summsr complaints are so  quick in their action that the cold hand of  death is.upon the victims beforo they are  aware that danger is near. If attacked do  not .delay in getting the proper medicine.  Try a dose of Dr. A. G. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial, and you will get immediate relief.  Ifc acts with wonderful rapidity and never  fails to effect a cure.  Keep HINAEB'S LINIMENT in tne House,.  A wise man never goes back on his  friends���������as long as he; can use them  to advantage.  -' Cures through the agency of Dr.  Sanchc's "Oxydonor" have been (so  freely discussed that the attention of  the Free Press was drawn to a case  where the recovery, of the patienx  was thought 'wonderful by his'  friends. The story", of this case was  related to a reporter by Mr. John^A.  Mayne. who was found at work in  his duties, as a contractor. Mr.  Mayrio was the beneficiary arid his  account of the manner in which the  cuie was effected is as follows  ���������  "I was obliged in July of last1 year  to g-ive up my business    as a grocer  in this city owing to lung trouole.  I  did this at the doctor's  orders, wha  considered my case so  bad  that the  only hope for my life was a change of  climate and ordered a trip south for  the winter.   At that  time my stomach was in so bad a condition that  I was unable to take any medicine. I  gradually grew worse,    until I   was  compelled to take to my bed. In Xo-  vember I heard of "Oxydonor," and  sent for Mr. Gibbons, who represents  the firm here.    People who  saw   me  at  that- time advised    me to    make  my will.   I knew I was pretty bad,  as I could not sleep for-* more 1 han a  few minutes  each     night and  it was  wearing me out.    As soon as I started "Oxydonor" sleep came to me ot  once.   It    seemed    really     wonderful  how quickly it did come.    Since then  I have  been  growing gradually  better and  this 'spring I was examined  by  the same doctors    who  had  rr^  viously pronounced   on my  case  and  they said  it was really     remarkable  the  improvement    that     had     taken  place   in  my  condition.   I   used     the  "Oxydonor" in my bed for    three or  four weeks and find it a ready relief  whenever   I     am  troubled   with     insomnia    I might say that I lent the  "Oxydonor" to a friend of mine who  was troubled with nervousness    and.  was unable to sleep.     She told    me  that the relief was instant."  Mr. Mayne is well known in the  city. He resides at 331 Henderson  block. I-Ie was a grocer, for some  years, but was obliged to give up  his business and is now a city contractor.  Wr. W. T. Gibbins, Grain exchange,  Winnipeg, is representing Dr. loanche  in the sale of Oxydonor.  ALL-WOOL IICA ROOFING essta?--  established.   10years trial, 'A home:industry.  Encourage it.   BEWARE of American'Paper*  Felting, which cracks in our climate.   For earn-' '  pies and testimonials apply to       ���������-  W. G. FONSECA, (Sole Agent.)  664 Main Street, ' ,     <   WINNIPE<V/  1 ,      Issuer of Marrlag-a Licenses ���������,   ���������  xm Band  Instruments, Drnmi, Uniforms, Eto.  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAVE A  BANB.  Lowest.pric������8 erer quoted.   Fine catalogs*   '  SOU illustrations mailed free.   Write us fer aa*-*"'  thins in Mueio er Musical Instrameats.  Whaley Royce ft Co., Torw&ngs.:SiL  ���������������  s A  rK  ��������� Supplies for all makes of sewing machines  j       WHEELER A WILSON  ��������� ���������> 3 Portage ave. SEWING MACHINE C9.  We are in neei of  a few  luhablu Agents  ���������'iMiughout Hie eount-jv to handle our    -  G'SQUNE LAMPS ANO SUPPLIES.  For particu-  '.'oud profit and quick sales,  lis .iddier-s  Ml*   INCAXTlKSCEXr oas'lamp  .'{13  Main St.^AY lnnip������������jj.  Co.,  A Man For Emergencies.  "Why did' you  hit the complainant  with a fence picket?" the judge asked.  "Beenuser son*. Oi  didn't have time  i Recommend  t.  1 BABY'S OWN SOAP.'!  to all mothers who /want their babies  to havo pink, clean, cl������ar, and  healthy skin.  Made of the fin est .mato-Ials. -.  ��������� No soap, wherever made, isbetter.-'  THE ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO,,'.KONTSEAL  Manufacturers of the- Celebrated  / ���������'  ALBERT TOILET SOAPS. ' , , . .  ���������*���������.  ��������� ���������  ���������*  to  pull  tip a post," unswered the ac-   ���������$&4>&&&Q&fr$>QO&i&<i-&&&&&$&*&$&  tused.���������Indianapolis Press. "^^v"if "TJ' 'No :32G " '  00Z0C1O  for the j^  ,1.  W  and ^S^^S^I^fBSBSanaBBSSsi  IS&UED    EVERY WEDNESDAY;  t  Subscription, $2 a v ar, in advance.  I    *  I    -  lit  F *���������  It *���������  .  I<* '  Hi - '  li  J*1 **  IU   '  M. JB. Hnfcerson, BDitor:  t^7   ffob+id-  etts  s*3" Advertisers who want their ad  hanged,    should  get , copy in   by  12 a.m. day before issue.  Subscribers    failing      to   receive     This,  Nkws regularly will confer a favcr by  notify tug the office.  JoT������ Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance."  4  ��������� Mr  FOREST FIRES.  We notice a few.fires on ihe lake  shore, in a piece of woods whichr  hitherto has escaped. 'People who  light fires for the purpose of seeing  the woods burn up, or, having light-  ed camp firea,carelessly leave them  to spread abroad, are criminally  culpable. It may perhaps, not be,  known to many, that there is a law  in fo'rceagainstleaving fires, burning-in/the woods. Under the act  even a person.clearing land, and,  burning, must take due precaution-  against the fire' spreading beyond  his slashings.. But even were it  not so, even were there ho law  written down against this,, there is  a Higher law, which people of any  far sightedness whatever, should  rigidly Jraep, a law of natural  economy. The stretches of forest  which seem inexhaustible today,  much of whose timber,is to us upe5-"  less for milling^ will one day be of  value inestimable. : Our children,  arid;childreQ!s children, may well  have cause to wonder at ������������������ the short-  sietatednesB of,,their forbears; who  wantonly, arid criminally destroy-  ed a grand heritage. In the east,  the fires this season have been- so  great, that ^timber owners have  speiit large sums, trying to .extinguish them, and the whole population in some sections, was fighting  fire night and day. Fortunately,  the season has been wet with us,  but should a dry spell come, there  is fire enough on the lake shore to  spread oyer the whole country.   -o 1  THE  WAB  IN   SOUTH  AFRICA.  - The latest wife from South Afri-  ea brings news 'of important captures by Generals Broadwood and  Methuen. Broadwood's brigade  surprised Keitz, capturing a brother  of Steyn with others, while Steyn  himself escaped with but one man.  Impbrtant'papers wore'aiso captured. Methuen had a successful engagement with Boers on July 6th  in tbe Transvaal Colony. Four  Boers being killed and 47 taken  prisoners. This is indeed most  welcome news to reach London. It  announces the defeat of a Boer  commando and famous generals,  Steyn being a brother of the ex-  president of the Free State, besides  the members of the so-called  '���������Orange River Government" and  dther less important person**. The  close of the war has long been,  prophesied, and this la$t seizure of  Broadwood'* seems to have brought  it within a limited distance.  nese population iii B. C!, "is no  larger, proportionately to the white,  than it was 30 vears aero. Chinese  are constantly returning 'to their  own c .untry as the new'/arrivals -  come in.* The influx is noticed by  any casual stroller about the docks,  upon the arrival of a liner, but   by  * *  many, no thought is givn to \,thope'  ,who leave by the same steamer.out-  going, and who serve   to keep   the  balance adjusted.   During the anti-  Chinese agitations of the last   few  years, there has  been,' apparently,  no heed given to the influx of Japa-'  nese to the  province.,    Yet   these  men were coming continually/ and  unlike the Chinese^they ������������������ seemed ,to  come to stay, for'iKT'^return   move-,  ment is.apparent/' Now, the k fact  has been brought home to the peo-,  pie of this province in a most pr< -  noiinced, manner. ��������� The entire fi**h-  ing industry of the Fraser is  para-'  ly zed by tbe clash   between   white  r ' <  men and Japs, and the result cannot be 'foretold. And there are  many other industries (threatened  by the brown men. Industries that  were never even attempted by_ Chinese, are being picked up and successfully operated .by, these ihdus-  trious, cheap living people. ;There  are people who.say that they are  better than Chinese, because they  wear,, whitemen's < clothing, and ���������  adopt white customs.. Very> well,  but ask yourselves the question,  are they a people who could assimilate with the white races to those  races advantage or" without detriment to them?     Unless they  can.  i  they are not, in the proper sense of  the term, desirable immigrants.  The question is, what i-< to be done?  A hard question to answer, but one  which must be considered, and  must be answered some day, in  some way. Meanwhile the steady  influx continues. Truly, the Japs  may sing   "Chinks may come, and  Chinks  may go,  But we come on forever."  Reference to a wire from Washington shows a decrease in Chinese  population, and correspondingly, a  large increase in the Japanese in  the U.S. during the last decade.  "We have noticed, and have called  attention to the fact, that the Chi-  England is apparently suffering  from a period of drought, especially  in tne middle and southern parts,  where it is said that the sun is  burning up the crops. London  has also been a great sufferer, sunstrokes and heat prostrations occurring frequently. The farmers  are compelled to sell their oattle  owing to the absence of pasture.  Despatches say that the prolonged  drought threatens to be the most  serious yet experienced. The water  supply of Manchester is already  shut off from there at night until 5  iri the morning. The streets of the  city will no longer be watered after  this week. The same conditions  exist in other localities and a number of factories are closing in consequence of the exhausting of their  reservoirs.  ���������-���������-  Mrs Kilpatrick became the  mother of a little daughter last  Week.  Some very artistic furniture just  " received by WeiJer Bros. ��������� ' A limited number of pieces in the Jacobean  style. ' See ad. in this paper.  The,column of the newspaper^ is  the merchant's rostrum.���������Robt.  C.  Ogden, John Wanamaker's partner.  Citizen���������There's plenty of work  for an1 able bodied man,to do. Why  don't you become a sandwich man>?  ' Tram p���������It's agin me convictions.  De newspaper is de on'y advertisin'  medium.  The user of little space is 'apt to  waste' more'of 'hi* advertising  ap-_  propriation than the one who  uses  too,much.���������-American Druggist. ,  "*Why do you'p-ty out so   much  , money for advertising?" asked ;Mr  Lone ly house. ~     c /f1    . ,4  "Because it pays," returned > Col.  Bright; "Think I do it for fun?"  TO THB DEAF.  A rich lady cured  of her  Deaf-  ness and Noipes  in   the  Head  by  .i ,      * '  Dr. ''< Nicholson's    Artificial    Ear  Drums, gave 110,000 to his Insti-  tute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them   free* \   Address"   No.1   14517,  i "  > f   J ���������**���������  The- t-Nicholson^ institute, 7S0  Eighth Avenue, New; York,  U.S.A.  w  Dr. j. GRICE,  -DENTIST-   O   -0"  Will be in -town from  the  24th of  July^uijtil August 2nd.  'CORP*''RATION OF THE *  CITY Of OJIBSELAID  .A. ���������B.rZ'.'jQjA.'W". ���������  TO REGULATE THE USB OP  CYCLES IN THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  BI-  I  Whereas it ia deemed expedient that the  use of bicycles ia the city shall be regulated.  Be it therefore'enacted by the Mayor and  Council as follows:���������  1. That no person shall ride or   drive   a  bicycle at a pace  exceeding  six    miles   an-  hour on ony street or alley.  2 That any person riding or driving a  bicycle shall before the first day of August,  1901, have attached to such bicycle when  so driven or ridden a bell that when sounded cm be distinctly -heard at c distance of  at 1 ast 40 yards from such bicycle when in  motion, and such person so riding such bicycle shall sound such bell when passing or  meeting any ether person, whether walking  or driving when hs arrives at a distance of  30 yards off such other persons eo th it the  bell can be distinctly heard.  3. No person shall ride or use a bicycle  on any sidewalks in the city.  4. Any person riding a bicycle shall  move out of the way of any foot passengers  and at such a distance , so that sueh foot  passengers shall not be inconvenienced by  such bicycle.'.'   !  5. All riders of bicycles shall pass any  other bicycle or vehicle when meeting, so,  that such other bicycle or vehicle shall, be  on his or her right hand and when passing,  on his ot her left hand, and all drivers of  vehicles shall paas all bicycles when meeting s<-< that such bicycle shall have ample  room on the beaten track to pass on his , or  her right hand and when passing ou������ his or  h-*- left hand.  6. -"To person shall throw or place on any.  strut.k, avouue, lane or public place or cycle  track any tacks, broken glass or other  sharp or obstructive material liable to injure or delay any bicycle propelled thereon,  or knowingly permit any such material to  remain on any street, lane or cycle path in  front of any Premises owned oroocupied by  * ^*M=mjiriytam**mum0c*^am^^/t^m^i^BnKKHBMtHBBlUi^ *****WMi****i**M***M***w*******w**f***w***i**P WBRkmBBBRBB^^Bt^M^mm^^BBUl^B^^tnHHm  t  -^ms^   : JSAIm Biimft JJL  All kinds of.CAKES, PIES, r^ASTRY, etc , Suitable for ���������  PICNICS- - and - SOCIAL -, BATiiERIMS.  ALL HOME-MADE GOODS���������-NO  FACTORY STOCK.  ;gqs.  \  ri^iifcTorEj  pies' ' o:tT .s-s-arx-r-Ei^-^-z-  FRESH, BBEAD, etc., delivered dailv by'Van.  i ���������___ \ I f * t> > *i  < (  i.  -  .       2   Foot, 5c per yard  ';   . ���������'���������  3'" :<-..8c" .*"_ '  . -    -        4      "     i.oc'  '"'  fencing, Wire from 5c, to 5 3-4C. per lb.  Bailing;   \\*      ";';    ' :    5 3.4c. :'  3-8 Coil Chain /      ; 7 < i/c':,  '- '   ' ' ,"       . >7'^ -        V        "      -    r "-^    ".. ,  Navvy Wheelbarrows,, $2.5o: each. '���������'.:-  ii  a  1    ~>  *��������� >\  him or her.   ' - ���������    ' -r <���������  ��������� 7. That any person riding a bicycle shall  have between the hours of sunstt tnd sun-  rise during the months from the < first of  October to the first,of May in each year,  and from one hour after sunset to one" hour  before sunrite of each day from the first day  of May to the first day of ' October ot each  yealf a light attached to such, bicycle ' when  so ridden, and such' light shall be kept  lighted nnd bright so that it f*an lie clearly  seen a distance of 30 yards from' the1 front  ot the bicycle. **   . ,  -'     --*     . .'  * 8. No per .on Bhall carry a child   or'cbil-  - iCt '*"''"''.,      '       ,   ""  dren upon a bicjle or tricycle.',  9. Every rider of a bicycle or tricycle  'shall at all times when riding the same have  control of the vehicle by keeping one of his  or her feet on the pedals end holding the  handle bars, and in case a . number of bi-  cycle!- or tricvcles are travelling together  not morejthan two of them shall be allowed  to go'abreast.   t c,  10. AM persons keeping bicycles for  sale or hire shall keep posted up in af conspicuous place in the  store   in   which   the  - bicycles are kept a copy of this by-law and  shall draw the attention of any person hiring bicycles tothe aaid by-law and regul**.  tions thereof.  11. Any person or persons gnilty of an  infraction of any of tbeprovisions of' this  by-law shall upon conviction before the  Mayor, Police Magistrate, or,any Justice or  Justices of the Peace having jurisdiction in  the City of Cumberland, on the oath or  affirmation of any credible witness forfeit,  and pay at the discretion of said Mayor or  Police Magistrate, Justice or Justices convicting, a penalty not exceeding twenty-  five dollars and costs for each offence and  m default of payment thereof it shall bo  lawful for the Mayor, , Police Magistrate,  Justice rr Justices of the Peace convicting {  a������ aforesaid to issue a warrant under his  hand and seal, or in case the s?id Mayor,  Police Magistrate, Justice or Justices of the  Peace or any two or more of them acting  together therein, then under the hand and  seal of one of them, to levy the said penalty and costs, or penalty or costs only by  distress and sale of the offendor or offenders  goods and chattels; and in case of no ,  sufficient distress to satisfy the said penalty  and costs or penalty or costs, it shall ��������� and  may be lawful for the Mryor, Police Magistrate, Justice or Justices convicting as  aforesaid or any of them, to commit the  offender or offenders to the common jail or  any lock-up house in the City of tCamber.-  land for any period not exceeding two  months unless the said penalty and costs or  penalty or costs be sooner paid.  Read the first time 20th day of May, 1901.  Read the second time 8th day of June,  1901.  Read the third time 17th day of June,  1901.  Reconsidered and finally passed the 15th  day of July, 1901.  JAMES A..CARTHEW, <���������  Mayor.  LAWRENCE. W. NUNNS,  jyl7,3t Gi'ty Clerk.  Columbia flouring   "  .. Mills Company  1 -,     - . - -  ENDERBYJ B. C.      "���������''*"  j-  i!  ���������'  -*       !^-'   , \  Hungarian,  Three Star,  p^ -: v \  Wheatlets ������ip io^  (J 1> (  '   -      r *  &     '  ���������-t. t  ' Strong Bakers  R.P.Rithet&Co.  f  (LIMITED.) '  Agents, -    Victoria, B.C  Pop Sale!  Two very desirable  4-Roomed Cottages in -(  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at  iy5      THIS 'OPPICE.  Henry's Nurseries  and Greeahouses  GREENHOUSE,    BEDDING    OUT  AND VEGETABLE  PLANTS.,-   .  LOWEST PRICES.  Bee Supplies,Seeds, and  Fertilizers;  Agricultural  Implements, Fruit  Baskets, and Crates.  IV.uit and Ornamental Trees.  Catalogueisfree.  M, xi. HENRY  3QQ8 Westminster Road  VAWOOTOrVER, B. O  WHITE LABOR  ONLY.  1


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