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CUMBERLAND,    B. C,' WEDNESDAY,   JULY 23,  1902.
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BIG-ST ORE-
MID=SUMMER : SALE
WE ARE OFFERING GREATER BARGAINS
 THAN EVER IN .".'.,.
Blouses, : Dress Goods, <Hose,
Straw Hats, Lace Curtains, Boys
Blouses, Children's. Dresses,    and
Pinafores, Ladies' .Muslin Underwear, ;       \ Remnants, ':S Hoes'.
Special Line, in Gent's furnishings.
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���BABY  CARRIAGES���
W th Parasol,   Hood or Canopy Tops,   asul
Rubber Tire Wheels.. .' $14 to $35
���GO-GARTS���
That; are adjustable tblahy position, com-,
pletje .with Parasol Top, Cushions and Rul>-
bwVTire Wheels   $11.40 to $25
Our Assortment of Patterns was never as
large as this seasons���Our Makea the Best
Write fox Illustrations and give us an idea as to style -wanted.
WEILER   BROS.,        Home   Furnishers,
..'������-.-.     VICTORIA,   Be.
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PRICES
'MASON &  RISCH"   PIANOs7]l
If "CHIGKERINCx" PIANOS, |  TERMS
ICKERING" PIANOS,
 AND  THE	
VOCALION    ORGAN.
EASY
GIVEN
123 HASTINGS ST.,
Vancouver, B.C.
TRY   XJS   FOR'
88 GOVERNMENT  ST.,
Victoria, B.C.
JOB    PRINTING
Work of Every Description
at Moderate Rates
jg        ' ��� LOCALS.   '   '   " I
' Some sneak thief would seem lo
have patronised the last excursion
to Nanaimo, as several people complain of having lost small, articles,'
such as gloves: hat pins, &c.
Many fishing parties have,- within the last few days, visited Oyster
River, with varying luck, most of
which, 'however,   is good.     Many
heavy baskets of trout of large hize"
were brought down. .    -
, J. R. McLean   is  off on a   short
vacation.     He will0attend to  the
Druids official business whcm below, -
he  being a prominent member of
that Order.   Mr J B.Bennett holds
ihe   helm   for   J.   B.   during   his
absence.. ���'   ���.    '     ���.       < . ,
Abroad is being opened from  Dr
' Staples' farm to join on Roy-0 road
thus shortening t'he. distance, to this
place. .. Up to this time access to
the place could only.be bad. by
means of a .road* through private
properly.    ,      .    ' ' .
Some campers have already mov-j
ed.to their summer houses by the
sea,  and   preparations   are   being
' made for many "more to move there,
soon. The beach" from Roy's to
Pritch'a'rd's camp will then be thickly populated.
A certain young lady when visit-.'
ing a friend in the evenings', makes.
,a   paotice of-using' a   neighbour's
pku;e a.= a' thoroughfare,, and generally   leaves .both   front ,and .back:
gates open.     As we saw the master
or "these premises walking home o'ne>
.evenng 'lately, carry ing   a ��� strong
��� steel trap,- .we. surmise.he. intends
setting it where he will oaten some
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'A^cVc'lone bf ��� indnHrv-seems i'to.
have struck the various churchV
{iround.-. - Trinity led off by
commandeering a force of muscular members to grub out the
stumps, and level off the lot. Then
Rev. Mr -Wilkinson followed suit
by clearing up his chinch yaid, and
now v. e see that the Presbyterian
grounds are getting an overhauling
From appearances we arc inclined
to back Mr Wilkinson on getting
through first. All this work will
greatly improve the s-everal corners
Diphtheria has claimed another
victim here. This time poor- Dick
Day, so well known and universally
liked, has succumbed to the dre d
disease. He had been complaining
for some days of not feeling well,
until last Thursday, when upon being examined by Dr Staples, he was
found to be suffering from diphtheria. He was removed to the
isolation hospital where he died
early Saturday morning, the diseases having had such a hold that
medical skill was useless. Tho
funeral took plac-.s on Sunday morning, and . was attended by/many
friends of the diseased.
The late severe storms have done
much damage. > Many shade trees
have been ruined and flower gardens injured. More serious than this
is the damage done to the vast,
quantities of cut hay lying in the
fields by reason of the rain, and
unless settled weather prevails from
now on, we fear the farmers in the
Valley will be put to great loss.
Last Monday a veritable tornado
swept the foothills south of this,
passing across to Hornby-Island,,
where it blew things every way,
hay in the fields suffering greatly.
A severe thunder storm broke towards Texada, and travelled north
west, gradually circling to the
south. Much raiti fejl in its track,
and on Tuesday the rain storm was
geneial. j
The Big Store bargain sale is attracting many .customers, and the
bargains ' are such as delight'the
heart 'of any woman.
The Council have lowered the
platform in front of the Q umber-
land'Hotel so that the sidewalk is
now inline, and doing awary with
the inconvenient jog which used to
exist.' Though thus changed, Mrs
Piket's many travelling* customers
will still find the house as comfortable as ever.
The" maples are sorry, sights this
season, all foliage being, shrivelled
up and prematurely brown.. As we
stated in'a former issue the evil is
due to a small white insect which
feeds on the ribs of the leaves on
ihe'under side, thus checking the
flow ofr sap and causing the death
of the- leaf above the injury. , So
serious is the destruction, that a
few years in succession like this
will kill the trees. Shade trees'in,
front of lesidenccs may . easily be
sprayed with'Bordeaux mixture or
Paris Green,- but the forest'trees
will suffer, surely,-.
Clyde McNeill is back again, and
he it was who nursed poor Day, iri
his last iUness. Apropos of Clyde's
return, we take occasion to mention
the fact that.a rumour had been in
circulation .that he had met a fel-
,on's death in Seattle some time
since. His- return ,in the flesh,
rdiows-how ungrounded was the re-
port, .and is a lesson to people to be
extremely careful when, retailing
stories of .the sort; We"believe that
the case''of a man named C, A.
. McNeid, who fell' into the toils of
justice in Seattle,.gave a certain
colour to;the mistake which is now
so.well .lectiried.    . '      r '
-We-have again been the recipient
of many complaints about -the depredations, of" cuttle" w'fiich-.are'a]-
lowed to run at large in. the public
streets, aiid have been requested to
again c 111 the attention of the
Mayor and Council to the injustice
done to the large majoiity of, the
citizens by the animals. Besides
their destroying many little gardens
in the town���some of the brutes
being expert ai opening gates���any
person being ill has his or her-malady aggravated by the continual
jangle of cow bells dining the quiet
(?) hours of the night, at a tim<-
when a little sleep would be a blessing to those people after the heat
and noise of the day. w Common'
humanity, if nothing else, demands
that stringent action he-taken in
the matter by those who seek to
govern our civic affairs wisely aiid
well.
Coronation Day
"'ill soon be here and you
, will want a.    ' ���    ''
NEW    SUIT
Don't forget we can fit you
out in any style or color and
At ANY PRICE.
Toutk.* Boys Clothing,
All of the Latest Coronation
Styles. , All go at"Reduced
Prices for Pay-Day	
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SUCCESSFUL SCHOLARS.
The following candidates for entrance to the High School have
been successful from Comox District : ���
Cumberland ��� Candidates, 14 ;
passed, Ruby E. Short, 700; James
Grant, 665 ; Ethel Short, 647 ;. B,
Collis, 633; Nellie Ead, 632.
Courtenay���-Candidates, 3 ; passed, Bertha Crawford, 610.
Denman Island--Candidates, 3;
passed, Jessie Fisher, S94 ; Mabel
McMillan, 762; Laura Kenan, 70.1.
Union Bay���Candidates, 1; passed, none.
Prenvledge���Candidates, 7; parsed, Margaret Carwithen, 731.
Comox���Candidates, 6 ; passed.
Mildred Pritchard, 625 ; Walter
Pritchard, 625.
Mrs J. D. Beckman and daughter
returned from a month's visit to
Vancouver, j
SALE OF REGISTERED YORK-,
SHIRE PllGS.   ~        ������'   ^7
The' first    annual   combination
sale of Yorkshire pigs at the Winter , .
Fair-Building,    City-, of* Guelph;  -.
Thursday', August ,21st,   will com-.
Vm^ence-at   10'30  a.m.,' *which: will ."
".give' ^those arrivitig "iq^GueJ^fi'-'h'y^"
the morning strains an- opportunity^--
to be'present when the sale begins.
It is^-expected that reduced passenger   and  freight   rates   will- be.
available   throughout   Ontario   to "
those who wish to attend  thifl sale.
The animals offered are bred or
contributed by the. following 'well-
knosvn and reliable breeders���J. E. ���
Brethour Burford, Ontario; .The
Ontario Agricultural College, Gu-
elph, Ont.; Hon. J. Dryden, Brook- .
lyn, Ontario ; Major G. B. Hood,
���Guelph, Ont.; Mr Saunders Spencer
Holywell Manor, St. Eves. Hunts,
'England; and the Glenhodson Co,,
Myrtle, Ontario.
One hundred pigs will be offered
���sixty of these will be sows under
a year old, many of which will be
safe in pig to an imported boar.
Those not in pig to imported boars
will be safe in pig to some of the
..best and most noted Conadiau bred
boars, owned in Canada, There
will be offered in addition a number of. imported and Canadian bred
boars fit for service, also a number
of younger sows and boars varying
in age from four to seven months.
This will be the finest collection
of Yorkshires, both in individual
quality and breeding ever offered
in America by public auction.
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Mr and Mrs F. D. Little have returned to Cumberland for a holiday
Miss Bate was an arrival by
Thursday's steamer from Nanaimo.
Rev. J. A. Cleland was a passenger on Thursday's train from Portland.
Mrs R. Grant and family have
gone to camp at Roy's beach for the
summer.    '
Mrs Collis and family have also
taken a cottage at the beach for the
vacation. m  w.~  5(  A GIRL OF GRIT.  ���������Bv  MAJOR    ARTHUR    GRIFFITHS.  ,'���������Copywright by R. F. Fenno & Co.  I felt rather sheepish and uncomfortable  a.s   I   appeared   before  tho  great  taun.    Tbe. general was tall in stature,  very   thin    and    straight,    while    his  0 '    -strong,  weather beaten  face���������the deep  bronze' contrasting ..sharply   with   the  ,  ^bristling   white   mustachios  and   long,  {projecting eyebrows, over Ijerce,' steely  ���������blue eyes���������commanded respect. n  ���������  He began on me at once. i "By the  ���������Lord Harry, this won't do,' Wood!" he  'cried, with amazing volubility aiid  force. "What have yon got to say for  yourself? Slept IateV Of course you  will sleep late if you waste the night  flirting and philandering w,ith"that little madcap devil. Frida Fairholme. Cut,  2 tell you, I won't have the business of  ���������this oiiico neglected. Now,you are laiG  for parade and you know 1 insist upon  punctuality. And I practice-what I  ' ' preach.    I was here as'the clock struck  ' ,10 this morning, and I'd already been  to Honnslow and back on my 'bike.'  Dut there, you'll end by putting me out  of temper.   Don't do it again."  "I won't. Sir Charles," I said meekly,  <yet wondering  why  I,, a man of mil-  ' lions, submitted to such slavery, and 1  'turned to go. ,        '      '" ,  ;./    '      "Ah.   by. the   way.   Wood,  bring me  ���������'.-��������� jthat^eport of-.yours. will you. on the  '    "''-defense of the'Canadian  frontier? .-It  ' "Is ready, I presume?"   *  "Well, no.'Sir Charles, not quite.    I  'have been delayed by"���������  ' t    '"���������   ' "Great  Scott!"  hec' roared,  instantly  -;jvv       " - blazing up into white heat.    "You lazy,  '^'������������������'        idle young villain! ' I believe you want  to drive me mad.    You  know as. well  :as I do that the foreign otlice is press-  .-'     Ing for the paper, that I promised it to'  ... Xdrd   Salisbury   within   a   week,   and  *V":Sfb,re you. you���������, , Oh. go away!   I want  'none of your excuses.    I've had enough  ���������;    ���������    ,of you.    You shan't stay here, bringing  discredit ou the office.    I'll have'nbnp  J of it.   You shall go back to your grovel  -ing, guard mounting routine, and when  1   -;you are grizzling your soul out in that  ;   '���������beastly   tropical   hole.    Bermuda,   you  ���������may be sorry for the chauce you've lost.  Go away, I say.    I've done with you.  ,,       I bate the very sight of you."        ,   -���������  And,.I   went,  meaning in  my rage���������  ���������for I. too,,had become furiously angry  ���������rto. take  him  at  his  word'and "walk  ���������straight out of the house.    But custom  ,.   \    is strong.    The spirit of subordination,  t)'f  obedience,   the  soldierly   sense   of  i duty, when once imbibed, are not to be  "  ' shaken  off  in  a������ second.   , When  1   re-'  .gained-my  desk "and  saw  the papers  *.hore, I remembered that 1 was bound  in honor to fulfill my obligations.    My  -chief had, no doubt, gone too far, but  ,  * that did not release me.   Before I'took  any   further  steps   I   must   Grst' coui-  ' plete my work.  There was not much wanting to finish  my   report on  the  Canadian  frontier, aud I did'it out of hand.    Then I  sent it in to the chief and prepared to  tackle the second set of papers, which  proved to be a scheme, marked "strictly confidential." for a.combined attack  upon New York by sea and land.  (Our  political   relations   at   that   particular  moment were greatly strained.    There  were rumors of grave disagreement, if  ���������aothing worse.)    But now I noticed the  word "speak." and I knew that 1 must  take verbal instructions before I set to  work.    I   must face my irascible chief  ���������again, and I had no great faucy for it.  ���������However,  it  must come sooner or lat-  ���������<er.  so  I   scribbled a  few   words on  a  sheet of foolscap and went in.  Tlie general was at his standing desk  The seldom sat down) pouring over my  - other report, but he looked round as I  onierod and nodded pleasantly. Bright,  sunshine had already succeeded the al-  'v.-ays fugitive storms in his hasty  ^empeniiiK-nt.  ������������������'n.-is will do first rate. Wood.   There  ������re "nly, (Hie or  two points  that need  ���������Oimpiiilea lion,"  aud  we went over tne  ;  : items together.  Then   I   asked   h'im   about  the  oilier  ������������������matter,'and. soon heard all I wanted to  ���������know.    I can  -iiere,   for���������the   whole  '���������secret aud particr.lar-  ,'to two great countries  set down nothing or: this  altair was very  -of vital interest  ���������and Sir Clm-les  impressed' it ou me very earnestly that  the paper aud plans must ou no'account pass out of my possession.  "You may have to work on the  ��������� scheme at your own diggings, for it  must go in by tbe end of the week. But  pray be most careful. Lock up the  pipers in your dispatch box at ujght  -and keep the thing entirely private."  "It is just possible that you may wish  ^o give tbe job to some dne else, general, as I shall hardly be here to complete it," 1 said, rather stiffly, and  with that I handed him the sheet of  -foolscap which contained my resigna-  ���������iion.     (  "Why, Wood, bang it all, you don't  jneaa this surely?" cried Sir Charles,  aghast. "Yon can't have, taken offense  at what I said this morning? I was a  trifle, put out, perhaps, but I never  meant it seriously. No, no; take this  beastly thing back or let me tear lt up.  This will never do. Forgive and forget, my boy. There's my hand on it. I  l)og your pardon and��������� I know you  ���������won't be late again."  I hastened to explain that my resignation   was  in   no  way   the  result  of  pique, and that 1 was on the point of  sending in my papers to retire from  the service altogether.  ".The simple fact is that I have come  into money, sir���������a good bit of money,'"  I explained.,  "How much, if it is a fair question?  I ask because you may have a good  enough income, a devilish fine income,  and yet it would be wiser-fnr-you to  stay here. The discipline of any,regular routine work is good for independ--  enr men. Believe me, you'd soon sicken of being entirely your own master;  take to drink or cards or petticoats  find go to the devil hands, down. What  >i it���������two, .three, four . thousand a  .war?"     - ������������������*','  "It    is    far    more   than    that;    Sii  haiies,",I went on.   "I believe I am a  millionaire  two or  three   time's   over.  Will   you   please   read,  that?"   and   I  handed him my lawyers' letter.  "Whew!". He .whistled several bars,  of a popular street melody (very much  out of tune), folded up the'letter, handed it back, .and then, looking me  straight in the' face, said, with slew,  kindly emphasis:' ���������  ��������� "By George. Wood. I pity you."  It was not..quite what I expected  from, this experienced, long headed  man' of the world, and he read my  disappointment in my' face. l  "Doesn't please you, eh?   Yon think  "yourself the most .fortunate chap alive j  But you're all wrong.    Vast riches are  a nuisance���������they are worse."    ,  He threw up both his hands and began to slowly, pace up and down the  room. _   ���������   , .  "A nuisance/ A ' tyranny indeed.  They will weigh you dowm and worry  .you perpetually. , Lord, Lord, the care  of all this money, the use of it, th���������  defense'of it! The whole world. Wood,  is made up of two classes���������those whe  have money, and those .who wanttc  take it from them. You'will soon have  a much poorer opinion of human nature, with their continual cry of, 'Give,  give.' But let's .talk about yourself.  What do you mean to do?"  "Honestly,' .Sir Charles, I hardly  know. I am still too much bewildered  and taken aback by what happened.  Will you. advise me. sir?" .  "It's not so easy, my lad.. It depends  so much upon yourself���������upon your  principles, your tastes and- predilec-,  tions. , Of course you will . ������irry, and  I've a shrewd notion which way, your  fancy lies. I know her well���������Frida ���������  Fairholme. that little minx. Miss  Frida \vill load yon a fine dance." '  "But,    Sir   Charles,    I    have    never  spoken  tol her.    I  have "no reason ta '  suppose that, if I did, she would ac-  - cept ,me." _     '        -  "Try   her."   said  the  general  dryly.  '-"You have three millions and'odd���������new  and   strangely   eloquent    reasons    for  convincing her of your worth."  "She   is   not  that  sort   at   all,    Sir  Charles."  "Then Eve wasn't her ancestor. I've  known her from a child. - She's pretty  enough, I'll admit, but. by the living  jingo. I'd rather you married her than i  I. By George, she'll be a handful! At  any rate, she will give you plenty to  do. Miss Frida will set the money  moving, and you too. So much the bet- '  ter. perhaps."     . ]  "Then  you  advise  me  to leave  the ���������  service, sir?"  "Of course you must leave." he roared with sudden fury. "What, a captain in the army with a hundred and  fifty thousand a year! It's o������it of the  question. But don't bo in too great a  hurry. Wood. Suppose this windfall  proves a fraud, where are you? You  can have, leave���������although I don't know,  how I can spare you with all this going on"���������  Leave  was  a weak  point with   Sir  Charles. '  "But," he went on. "if you must, you  must, but not for a day or two, please.  And. Wood, my dear chap., don't neglect this New-York business. I am relying so much on you for it. You've  been out there and know all the ropes."  So I stuck to the papers for. the rest  Don't believe all you hear ; you  are fortunate if you can'believe all  you sa.y. '    ���������  . The  United  Kingdom   uses  lion pairs of gloves yearly.  39 mil-  Bven the troubles of a pretty woman are interesting only the first  time they are told.  ��������� Why  lier in  is  it  that  the winter  everyone  looks  ug-  Only a mighty man will send his  wife downstairs - to request a'_ burglar to make less noise.*'  About    4.3,000  wear glass eyes.  people     in  Britain  J  PILES.  Two Letters from Mr. Walker Explaining the Severity of  His Case and  the   Permanency of  . ������5is Cure hy Using Dr. Chase's Ointment.  Some people seem to think that it is too much to claim that Dr.. Chase s Ointment will cure every form  of piles,'but facts go to prove the tru*h of tliis claim. These are .interesting letters from one who has suffered much and been cured. ; ' ' '  -In November, 1901,  Mr.  Sherwood Walker,  a fireman  on  the Canada   Atlantic   I tail way,     living   at   JUada-  waska.  Ont..  writes :���������"1 am a great si/fierer from bleeding' piles.    Sometimes     the    protruding ���������    piles  down,  causing much misery  and  uneasiness.'and at other times Lam subject  Lo  bleeding piles, and  they  to such  an  extent as to make me quite  weak.    If   Dr.   Chase's   Ointment   will    cure    this 'awful    ailment  '  will'have my everlasting gratitude." '"..'.  , ���������"   .O n-March 1,  1902,  we received the following letter  from Mr,. Walker,   which      speaks      volumes    for  ��������� Ciuise's, Ointment as a cure for piles   of the most distressing form.   , He   writes :���������'-According-to  my  promise,  .1   now take pleasure in writing to you.    If you remember: you sent mo a   box   of Dr. .Chase's     .Ointment    for  bleed im:1 piles some three months ago.    I   used  it faithfully,   and  can say   that   it  proved   a* godsend,     for    it  has entirely cured, me  of  bleeding piles.- ' "  , "I would have written sooner, but 1 wanted to be able to tell you , tha������. it was a permanent cure. .This  you can use for the benefit of other suffering people. There are several people here who have been cured of  very severe cases of protruding- piles   by using this great.'ointment.''        ,   . ��������� ��������� . '  , So far as wo know there is no other preparation extant which is, so successful in curing piles of the, most  aggravated kind as Dr. Chase's Oinment. Its soothing, healing uowers are marvellous, and its������cures thor-'  ough and  permanent.    Sixty cents, a box:,  at all dealers,   or -Edmanson,  Bates  & Co.,  Toronto.    " '  ft  ft  ' '���������m  si  /���������']  ft  come  bleed  you  i  Dr.  n i  '/"  c/evdj  M><i>fi4uL&/ asjvds J&to' t/jrtiT; aJr-p-ior: ffl&?n/.  tfenc  Tttveiif  -turns ^nr^O ?J���������4i������> /tcfrfhriis c/eti/ ^4 :  &  9 A *  Ifr a man is an idealist'he has no  business, behind the scenes at the  theatre or in the kitchen ou a cheap  restaurant.  WORDS OF HOPE  TO  ALL  WHO    SUFFER   FHOM"  RUN DOWN SYSTEM.  A  Mansion 1-Iouse street  est in .London. <"  'is the short-  Mrs. Harriet A. Farr, Fen wick, Ont.,  c  Tells  liow   Sho   Obtained   a  (jure  Alter  Suffering  for  Two   Years.  of the afternoon, and when J left desired the messenger to send them on in  a dispatch box to Clarges street.  CHATTER III.  WANKING.  "An American gentleman has been  here several times." Savory said when  I reached my rooms. "Would have it  he'd got an appointment with you.  "'old him I didn't know when >������>u'd be  home.";  -Well, show hia up when he calls.  I'll see him."  Presently he brought up a card with  the name "Erastus lv. Snuyzer" on It  In gold letters, and the man himself  quick'y followed. He was dressed in  tlie fvdnie irreproachable fashion as  when I had seen him in the morning���������  gocd new clothes, well cut, a glossy  hat, a gardenia and the shiniest of  shoes with big bows.  "Well, now?" I asked as I offered  him a chair.  ied.  you  "My  might  "It's this way," he re-  people have calculated th^  like to secure their services."  "One moment, pray. Who and what  arc your people?"  "Saraband & Sons. You have surely  heard of them���������the great firm of private detectives. I was with Allan Piu-  kerton myself for years, and he reckoned I was one of his smartest pupils."  [to es co.vtlnueo.]  Thousands throughout this country  suli'er   seriously    from   general debility���������the result of impoverished blood  aud shattered nerves.      To all    such  the   story     of    Mrs.     Harriet   Farr,  widow    of    the     late    Hev.   Richard  Farr,    Fenwick,   Ont.,    a   lady   well  known   throughout  the  Niagara   distil"', f.    will  point, the means    of    ro-  ��������� ncwo'd health.    Mrs. Farr says:  "For  a  couple    of    years  prior  to   1S99  I  ���������was a great'sufferer from a rundown  system.      My   digestion  was   bad ;   I  had    little   or no    appetite   and was  in a .very poor state; I suffered from  heai-t  palpitation '  and   a  feeling    of  continual exhaustion.   Doctors' treatment failed to benefit me and I gradually grew worse until I was finally  unable to do the least work.    1  tihen  begun  using Dr.   Williams'  Pink P.ills  and   from  the  very  first  I   noted    an  improvement, in my  condition.      The  se\eiity of my trouble gradually'lessened,   and   by   the   time  I  hod  taken  eight boxes I was again enjoying- the,  best, of health,  despite my 60 years.  I    believe"  that    Dr.    AVilliams'" Pink,  Pills     saved    my     life,     and    would  strongly    urge  all    sufferers    to  give  them a trial,   believing  they will   bo  of ������.reat  benefit."  Wnciv'your blood is poor and  watery, when your nerves are unstrung, when you suffer from headaches and dizziness, when you are  pale, languid and. completely run  down. Dr. Williams' Pink Pill's will  promptly restore your nealth by renewing and. enriching- the blood.  The.v are a prompt and certain cure  for all troubles having their origin  in a poor or watery condition of the  blood. But. only the genuine cure  and these bear the full name. "Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People." Sold by all dealers in medicine or sent post paid at 50 cents a  bo>:   or   six   boxes   for   S2.50   bv   ad-  < $100 Reward $100.  The readers "of this -paper will'be pleased to  learn that there is at lea^-t one->.droaded disease  that science has been able to. cure 'in all its  stages and that is Catarrh ' Hall's Catarrh  i. lire is the only positive enronow known to tho  medical fraternity. Catarrh' hemp a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken ���������internally,  acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system, thoreby destroying the  foundation of the disease, and giving the patient  strength by building up the constitution ana  assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith in its curative powers,  that they offer one hundred dollars for any case  that it fails to cure.    Send, for listof test'imon-  Address,    F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O  Sold by druggists, 75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the be=t.  Every one of  sei'iotis'-. enough  a girl's love affairs is-  tp-^-end  in  marriage,  bu'tTonlv one iii teii'*.V6X:a man's.  ffliHaiu's' Liuimeiife^Cnrfes^ Distemper.  If you"must tell your trpubles to a  man.   ring offwheh. he commences' to���������  look at the "wall.  "Lifting  the   Kins."  One of the picturesque English coronation ceremonies which have been  discontinued is that of lifting the king.  In the old days the monarch always  slept at the palace of Westminster on  the night before the coronation. The  regalia, 'which!- are still, technically  speaking, in the dean aud chapter of  Westminster, were brought by them to  Westminster hall in preparation, for  the ceremony. - These were arranged  on a long table, the crown, .the scepter,  the spurs, and so on. . The king when  he descended from the palace to Westminster/ hall was lifted by his nobles  on to. a marble, chair.  The lifting of the king into this chair  was a survival of tlie old Saxon custom  of carrying the king on his shield.   The  You cannot be   happy    while   you   have,  corns.   Then do not aeiay  in getting a .bottle of Holloway's Corn (Jure.   If removes all  kinds of corns without pain.   Failure with it  is unknown.  Seventy feet is the record rise for a  tide in tho Bristol Channel.  Lever's Y-Z (Wise Head) Disinfectant Soap  Powder dusted in the, bath softens the  water at the same time that it disinfects. 16  A   hundredweight   of- pork   is   Sib.  heavier at Belfast than it is at Cork.  custom survived up  coronation   of Geor  Piles  To prove to yo-a that Dr.  Chase's Ointment is a certain  and absolute - cure for each  and every ^orm of itchinj?,  bleeding and protruding piles,  the manufacturers have guaranteed it. See testimonials in tho dailr press and ask your neighbors what they think of it. You can use it and  get your money back if not cured. 60c a box, o(j  all dealers or Edmanson,Bates & Co^Toronto,  Dr, Chase's Ointment  Hares. Horses and giraffes are better able ,to see objects behind -'them  without turning their heads than  any other quadrupeds.  dres?ing the Dr  Co'.   Brockvilie,  Williams'  Ont.  Medicine  Wilted   Flowers.  To revive wilted flowers plunge the  stems to about one-third of their length  into boiling water. This will drive the  sap back into the flowers, causing them  to become fresh. Then cut away the  third of the stem which has been heated and place the flowers in cold water.  to the time of the  ?e IV. When the  monarch was seated in the chair, he  at once directed by pointing his linger  which of his nobles should: carry' the  various parts of the regalia to the abbey, and the procession began.���������London Tatler. -  Rnropean   Flnj?s.  The yellow and red Spanish flag ia  the oldest now in use by any European  power, yet it was not flown till 1TS5.  The French tricolor came into use ten  years later and  1801.  England's red ensign In  Monster   Speaking   Tnbe.  In the Grand canyon of Colorado a  man's voice has been heard, over a distance of eigjrteenjmfl������s1____  Tlie Maori and the Witness.  Captain Hayes in bis book, "Among  Horses In South Africa," tells several  amusing stories. A friend ef his in  New Zealand had been a government  interpreter among the Maoris and had  many stories to tell about these people.  On one occasion a native chief, who  was under cross examination in court,  on being asked why he had not brought  a certain man with him replied:  "1 have brought him."  "But," said the barrister, looking in  vain round the court, "I don't see him.  Where'is he?"  "He is here," chuckled the Maori  proudly, stroking his massive chest.  Interior   Greenland.  Tlie whole'o������.-the^ interior of Greenland ��������� is believed to be covered by an  immense shield shaped capt of ice and. .  snow which in some places must have  a thickness of at least 5,000 or 6,000  feet.     ��������� . '  ���������  How to OH a  Belt.  Take the belt from its pulleys and  put it in a warm solution of oil and tallow for a few minutes. Then plunge it  into water heated to 100 degrees F. and  remove at once The water will temper  the leather at the same time that it  drives the oil and tallow in.  C11���������  will kill all  the flies in  a room in a  few hours.  Avoid  Imitations.  1  11  it  (  y\  ''-'I  ,5  /w  ��������� B  i  4  1  'I  ' 'i\ II  t'f  GOD'S' M1RAC-LE  OF  LIGHT.  i|\.  I  "A  % '  i  i  . i    ������  i  X.  I\  f  1 -.  [\     -  Marvelous mysterr, Ccfd's mirar-ie of light!  With scarce a stirring of tl!e soul's pjrpriee  Note we the Fun^hine's airrn- us j: r.i s���������  Thai pulFJii^r Fls:ift of pure, po-Ilud.! wl.ito!  Broken in beauty through the iui:i'Jrti;>'s might;  Painted in'pflouingr pp-.-L-irum on L!'t' s!:ic.-s.  Seeing, yet blind, wkli nuinti, arc-usiomi.".! eye������l  ' Ti;rn, tirrd heart, and i\a<j the irsf-ra^e lijjlit.  Voiced mutely by that oiwie kh1>.Ir-;-!  Grief of the world and pjloiy of (.o'.i's heaven.  By means of one tlie other we (ihine:  Light for its {Treat analysis i.s (Iru-rn  Through the rain prisms.    Tender, lO-ascd sign!  Tears as interpreter:, to us ar? ;J.u-r..'  ���������Hester Caldwell Oakley in-Woman's Home Com-  panion.  a%  si  t>  s������   c������   ii m  8������   S.I !3 ' SI a������  &  K   8t   *J   S>   H   8?   85  ** THE CAT OR  ts  tt  S?,R  #.  rHE COMETH  Which Was responsible '.'  S3 ������*a ia la. 13 13 li it la ft is"  -t������  noise,  :i and  I'V  ft ft aura o? is ft  What was that?    A coufu.--cd  " as of shattering g'ass, a heavy f::  then a pistol shot, all at ou.ee.  Then Aunt Samyra rapped, ou the  floor and called 'to me in excited tones  through the keyhole:  "Alicia Dean! Alicia Dean! Get up  and dress.' quick! There are burglars  up stairs!" (  Fortunately   I   was already  dressed,  haying  sat   up   later   than   usual   that'  night,   waiting for mv   roommate.  Su-  . san Ellen, to" come hack from', the concert.'  , So I opened the door 'aVoneei and as  I did so Susan Eilen almost, ran into  my arms, looking white and scared  and almost ready to drop.  Aunt   Samyra   appeared   a   momeut  later,   her   hair  done, up   In   curl   pa-  . pors." armed  with a lighted .candle,  a  revolver and a poker.  I got possession of the revolver immediately: not that I- expected to do  . any more goo'd with it than she could,  but I hoped to do'less harm.  " o'Sr.san Ellen." said I in.a stage whisper. "did1 you'see anything of the rob-  - hers as you'came in?"  But Susan Ellen seemed so paralyzed  with fear .that she was incapable of  answering and simply clung to tny left  arm like a, frightened child, shaking  from head to foot.  "Now, girls, follow me. and don't  speak ��������� a word!" commanded % Aunt  Samyra. ascending the stairway, .protected by her helmet of curl papers, as  it were, and with the caudle in one  hand aud the'poker.in the other.  We. folio wed at a safe distance; and  I confided to Susan Ellen on the way  - that the pistol shot 'seemed to have'  come from Uncle Ralph's room, "and 1  was'afraid the-robbers had, hurt him.  or he would  have come to our^ rescue  * In this time.  She opened her mouth to' answer,  but her teeth chattered so that she  could not.  We now saw that Aunt Samyra had  stepped in front of Uncle Ralph's door  and   was  making  ineffectual  attempts  ,   to rouse him.  By accident I had the key of my  room in my hand, having unconsciously taken it out after opening the door  to Aunt Samyrai This key I now aJp-  piied to UucIe^Kfilph's lock. The door  opened readily;''nil d Aunt Samyra stepped in. but sprang hack instantly with  a cry of horror, for Uncle Ralph lay  on the floor'under the window with a  pistol ^beside vhim.  It did not take me many minutes to  decide that he was dead with a ballet  through his heart.  After becoming convinced of this  fact all my nerve left me. While gazing vacantly about with da;;ed eyes,  vaguely conscious that Aunt Samyra  was sobbing and that the cook, who  had just come <on the scene, was uttering horrified ejaculations. I ' felt  some one pull my.sleeve. It was Susan Ellen.  "Take me away." she said. "It's  chilly up here."  "It is chilly." I answered, drawing  her arm through mine.  Then I noticed that a strong .gale  was sweeping t'.::-o;:^h the room and  that the upper sash of the .window was  vOUt.  -  ������������������������������������.���������;���������" ; /. ���������;��������� ,'    '   'v     "Look!" T said.-, "No wonder we are  cold!"     '���������       ��������� .  But she paid no attention.  After. I had put'Susan Ellen to bed  and managed to get her warm and  quiet with the assistance of smelling  salts and a glass of-wine I went back  up stairs.  ,  I had already decided in my own  mind that Uncle Ralph had been murdered by a burglar, but th" Irst glance  round the room seemed to ���������!!i-~>rove this  theory, for on the dress case lay  the watch and the purse of the murdered "man. Nor. after thorough  search, could I find even a pin missing.  Of, course we had a coroner's inquest,  and this developed the fact, which we  already knew, that "Ralph Morton had  met his death at the hands of a party  or parties unknown."  When the verdict had been rendered.  I returned to the scene of. the murder  and made another investigation. Under the window I discovered some bits  of broken glass. On examining the  window itself I not only found that  the upper sash was out. but that one  pane of glass in the lower was missing. As I failed to draw any conclusion from these circumstances I went  back to Susan Ellen and asked if she  supposed the murderer had carried off  the upper window sash.  - She burst out crying hysterically,  and for a long time I could get no answer out of her at all. But, lt transpired at last that when Aunt Samyra  had been apprised of Uncle Ralph's  unexpected visit the day before she  had sent Susan Ellen up stairs to pcet  his. room ready. Susan Ellen, thinking ,she had plenty of time before his  arrival to clean the windows, took, out  the   sashes���������They   were   old   fashioned  TV.! -Uir-le  ]"������������������:<!   ef    ���������'.  L.a'-m  :tot  in  two   hr  "������������������    on  result was mat susan icnen naa not  finished the windows. '  2C ' "But it was so warm," she wound  up with another burst of tears. "V did  not think it would matter to leave out  one sash, and I meant to-clean it and  put it/in1 today."  *jg I .understood  now why  it was that  Cousin Susan . was so powerfully affected'by the death of a'great, uncle  whom she had never seen till yesterday. She thought if she' had not left  out that window sas^i the murderer  could not have(gained entrance.  Aunt Samyra employed the,finest detectives to clear up the mystery, but it  remained,a mys'tery still.  "Alicia." , said mv-- aunt about six  montns   arter   tne   murder,   "what   is  your theory <?h this subject?"  ..   "I   have none,"   I   answered,  "unless  It was a case of suicide."  "Impossible!" she ejaculated. '  "What sort of mood was he in when  ,Iie bade you good night7"   -  "Very bright and cheerful."  "How long was it after he left yon  before you retired?" '   ������ ������  "I hadn't retired-at all. .but was putting up my hair in curl papers when I  heard the pistol shot and went after  you." -  ��������� "Then you heard' the, report of the  pistol shortly after he bade you good  night?" '���������������    .  "I did."  "And you say he was ,in a bright,  cheerful frame of mind?"  "Yes; he went off with a laugh about  being in the top s?ory. saying he could  Bet a better view of the comet, which'  was  then  attracting   the  attention   of  every  one.  as  he  would   be  so  much  nearer to it."       " ,  At the end of this conversation I was  as much in tbe dark as I had been at  the beginning.  But one thing bad been borne in upon my mind very forcibly of late, and  that was the change in Susan Ellen.  Ever since that memorable night she  had been a different girl and seemed  only the shadow of her former self! .  I attributed this state of things to'a  morbid, oversensitive conscience which  ���������would,persist in attaching great blame  to herself for'having left out,that window sash. - One phas* of her character, ,  however. I was at a loss to account  'for. and that <was the sudden and unaccountable aversion she had taken to  Aunt Samyra's poor-old yellow eat.  Formerly. I remembered, she had  been the cat's greatest champion and  many a time *iad shared a meal with  pussy, but no*v she actually shivered  If the animal happened to brush  against her.  But it was many years .before 1 discovered the cause of that aversion.  Aunt Samyra was dead; pussy had  died aud been buried by me with many  tears tinder the cypress tree in' the  back yard: Susan Ellen had married  Mr. Wont worth, rhe young man who  had been her escort to the concert the  night of Uncle Ralph's death: the old  home had been broken up. and 1 was  drifting about the world in an aimless  way.  Susan Ellen had invited me to speud  a week with her. and as her husband  was away on business we had ample  opportunity for the exchange of long  confidences about aid times.  One night as we sat by the lire the  subject happened to turn on Aunt  Samyra's old yellow cat. I asked her  why it was That she took such a sudden and unaccountable aversion to that  poor animal.  "It is something I have often warned to tell you." she answered, "but  somehow always shrank from, doing so.  At first, I was afraid-, aud 'afterward I  just kept putting it off because I knew  I ought to have'told if at first.. Vou  remember the night Uncle Ralph was  killed?"  "I certainly do."  "Well, that evening I went to a concert with Mr. Wentworth. We got  home about 10:."0 and stood talking at  the front gate a few minutes, he meanwhile calling my attention to the comet. 1 felt guilty standing at the gate,  for Aunt Samyra had often toid me not  to do so. and involuntarily I glanced  toward The house, expecting to see her  poking her head out^ of the window,  looking  at   me.     Instead   two  curious  dismay. lie was looking ai ilie comet  now. to be sure, but if he were to  glance in my direction and then to tell  Aunt Samyra!        ������������������  "While I hesitated what to do pussy  began rubbing herself against The piece  of broom handle that held up the' window. The broom, handle. I am afraid,  had been put up in a very slanting, insecure fashion. I realized tins in a  flash as I noticed Uncle Ralph's pistol  lying on the window sill. And I had  barely realized 'it when the broom handle slipped, the window came down  on The pistol, and, you heard the shot  cud know the rest.'^  '* She.paused and took a deep breath.  "And now I'want to know which  was responsible for the murder. ��������� the  cat or the,'comet?"���������Chicago Times-  nerald. <r  TOILET'HINTS.  Explttf tied.' ���������  "I don't see how the defendant, who  Is verv short and  fat. could  have hug-  r-rvl  ed   the   plaintiff,   who   is   remarkably  :!l aiid tliin " t>  "She explain* it'by saying he folded  Cleveland  '���������l  "���������arm   e::i!ir::ce  A   Onmcd   Saucepan.  When food burns down in a sance-  'pan, the damage,to the pan may be  remedied by boiling soda water in it:  Use a teaspoonful of soda to the average burn, with water enough to keep  from boiling dry. and after ten or fifteen 'minutes' boiling the burned sub-  ,stance will be so softened that it can  be easily scraped off. , If the burn is a  very bad one. it may; be necessary, to  repeat the process, but it is effective.  New   Use   For  Needles.  ���������' Have any of the"readers tried making soldiers out of needles and sealing  wax to use' instead of pins when cutting out garments? ' They go in so"much  easier and do not make such largo  holes. Use broken' needles, if hot too  short, and those a little bent, if you do  not care to buy them for the purpose,  though it pays if you "keep track of  them and put them in a cushion of  their own.  Nothing but the use of the, curling  iron will make straight hair curl.  To whiten finger nails cut a lemon in  half and rub in well at'night. ' Wash  off in warm water the next morning    ���������  Try the effect of adding'sea salt to  your warm bath at night. It will refresh you wonderfully and help you  to sleep well.  The shiny nose and forehead generally denote a butter loving, oil eating  person; and until the world ends the  stomach will be'the monitor of beauty.  A hair wash that is highly recommended is made of one pint of water,  one bunco sal soda and a quarter ounce  cream of tartar.' ,   v      . ' '  Red'noses are due to the pores being'  ���������especially  open   upon   the   nasal   surfaces.    Massage   at   night   and 'bathe-  next morning with cold water and alcohol.'    - '  'i  For washing the face the softest waT  ter should .be used with a pure soap,,  like castile. A complexion brush forre-"  moving scales, dust' and fatty secretions is also valuable.  An easy way to soften hard water  delightfully, is to throw orange, peel  into it, just before the water is used.  The'peel will not only prove agreeable  to the skin, but will give 'out a fragrance like that which follows the use  of toilet water.  Tlie  Teeth.  ��������� For cleaning the teeth and strength  ening the gums there is nothing better  or. more wholesome than a teaspoonful  of common salt in a tumbler of warm  water. " Brush night and'morning and  rinse with clear cold water.  Perfumed Gowni,  The scented dinner'gown is a pretty  extravagance. The fad .costs money,  but there is really no' more attractive  feature about a woman's gown. Sachet  powder is.used, not in the lining, but in  the-little bags which are disposed in  convenient places upon the gown. -It  is not the correct thing to use always  the same perfume. One g������ts tired of  it, but a variety is much lilml���������one day  a violet odor, next day cut rose, next  day something else, aud so on through  che list of sw"t wniellK.  OVER THE OCEAN.  '   Spoiling:   Children   by   Cnre,'  , ��������� r  A great Swedish statesman once said  that the .world is governed too, much.  Whether true or not of states, the mot  is certainly true in many cases of ..children: ' How, often has a bright boy,  ,full of lifeand_energj\ been spoiled by  the very efforts���������conscientious, f painstaking, but incessant, overanxious,  fussy���������of his parents or tutors to train  him well! In their; anxiety to make  him a model of virtue they allow him  hardly any freedom, or' opportunity to  do wrong and, being kept continually  in leading strings, uneyposed to 'temp:  tations, the triumphant conflict1 with  which would teaeh him self reliance  and strengthen his-moral backbone, he  becomes a moral weakling.' Boys thus  stuffed with advice and, fettered In  their action resemble a boy rightly  reared no more than a chicken trussed  on a spit resembles'a fowl in"the field.,  Some parents do not seem to know  that there is such a thing as wearing  out the conscience of a .child by extreme pressure and overstimulation. A  shrewd" old English lady was* once  asked what she would recommend in  the case of children'wlio had,been too  carefully" gducated. She replied, "A  little wholesome neglect."    '    -  objects in Uncle Ralph's window  caught my eye.  "You.remember it was such a bright  moonlight that one could see very distinctly. You remember also about my  washing the windows. The bottom  sash was in. but hoisted on a piece of  broom handle so as to take the place of  the top s.ash, leaving the bottom of the  window open.  "Now, then, on the window sill,  walking backward and forward. looking at the comet, too. I suppose, was  Aunt Samyra's old yellow cat. while  Uncle Ralph, with his head poked out  from the window, was also regarding  the comet with rapt intentness.        >*  "My  first feeling was one of guilty  In China the year begins in February.  Robert Louis Stevenson's birthplace  in Edinburgh is for sale, and the price  asked is somewhat less than $3,000.  By the summer of 1903 Swiss tourists will be able to reach the Upper En-  gadine from Thusis by rail in three  hours instead of in ten by stage.  Investigations conducted recently at  Baku by the Russian government lead  to the belief that the naphtha beds at  that point extend far out under the  sea.  A movement is on foot In Spain to  raise a monument to the memory of  Emilio Castelar, the greatest Spanish  Republican orator of the nineteenth  century.  For using the Polish word "zobe" instead of the German word "hier" an  officer in the Austrian army has just  been sentenced to six months' impris-  Dnment on bread and water.  Since the middle of November last  Paris has a Russian high school at  which most of the university branches  are taught, some of them by eminent  Russian fugitives or residents.  The custom in France of posting on  the dead walls of every commune  throughout the country the speeches of  ministers is to be discontinued. Every  time it is done it costs the government  ������60,000.  ' The  Up  to  Date Baby.  It isn't correct any more to have  things daintily pretty for the newborn  baby just in order to have them daintily pretty. It is no longer the proper  thing to swathe the little body in yards  and yards of muslin and lace and put  him to bed in billows'of down and silk  perfumed with rose or.violet. Up to  date mothers no longer vie with each  other on tho point of delicate elaboration. They do not vie at all any more.  Their one object is to make everything as sanitary and comfortable as  possible for the newcomer. Sometimes  they give a sigh for the pretty bow or  frill of lace; but. after all, everything  in the new fashion looks so clean and  sensible and wholesome they come to  see the other was .only a perverted  taste and take no pleasure in it. Things  have advanced in the last few years.  The nursery is one, of them.���������Marsha  Ilouk in Woman's Home Companion.  Lonuon'H   X>ry   Driak.  .  Half a dozen Loudon clubs of importance' have complained bitterly that:  their bar receipts are falling off dis-  couragiugly since their members came  to accept as the proper beverage for  summer what is now the popular London drink. This is made of barley  water, properly mixed with iemon,  sugar and ice. and it originated iu the  guard?;" clubhouse, ���������its fame spread  from that headquarters, and other  clubs were not slow in borrowing the  r.ecipe-. The .barley water combination'gained favor wherever it was introduced, and this is not believed to  be wholly due to the fact that if: ia  distributed gratuitously. None of the  clubs which offer their memlier.i this  refreshment charges anything for it.  The consequence is that Scotch and  soda, brandy with the same combination aud all similar heating alcoholic  and more expensive drinks have ceased  to be called for.���������Argonaut.  - How   to. C;se   Glycerin.  Since so many people use pure glycerin for the skin, a word of caution seems  necessary.  .If' you apply a little glycerin to the  tip of the tongue, you will find that,  although it has a pleasant, sweet taste,  the first sensationthat is felt is one of  pain and burning. This is because glycerin has a strong affinity for water and  absorbs all moisture,from the surface  which it touches, thus drying up and  parching the nerves. '  Ignorant of this fact, nurses and  mothers sometimes apply pure glycerin  to the chafed skim of infants, doing  harm instead of good. The glycerin  ought.to have ..been���������������������������first mixed with an  equal bulk of.water. Elder flower water or rosewa'ter can be used instead of  ordinary water if preferred. This being done, it may be applied to the most  tender surfaces.  KITCHEN   HELPS.  If salt is thrown on- a stove when  the contents of a pot or pan boil over,,  it will prevent an offensive odor.  Beforo putting on .milk to boil always rinse out the saucepan with water. This will prevent 'the milk from  burning. , *   t ���������      '  ' For greasy dishes a little soda in the  water is a great help, and in washing  glass a bit of blue in, tlie water adds  much to its brilliancy. ���������    ,  Salt and   vinegar will be  found  the  best for scouring the   copper preserv-,  ing, kettle, and a lemon cut in halves,,  and   dipped   in   salt   will   remove   all  stains. . ���������  If in  eoveriag a kitchen table with  oilcloth a- layer of brown paper is'put  on   first,   it   will   prevent the  oilcloth  cracking and make it wear.three times ,  as long. / c '  Wooden bowls make the'best.'recep- .  tacles for ��������� washing line glassware-  which, requires careful handling. If  two bowls are employed, the. results"  are apt to be more satisfactory using  one, for washing and, the other for  rinsing purposes. . ',  ,After'peeling onions wash your knife  and  your  hands in  cold , water.    .Hot  water  sets  the odor of��������� the  onion  in-,  stead  of removing' it.    Then  rub  the  hands and knife with a piece of celery -  or cut lemon, or even a raw potato, to -  remove the odor. -    ' ''  Ribbon   Economy. "���������  Economical women have learned 'the  value of gasoline for cleaning ribbons,',  while others use .suds   made-of  soap,  bark chips.  They should, be rubbed b'e- ���������  ' tween   -the"   hands    until    thoroughly  clean,, then examined and, if too badly -  faded to use again, dyed" some darker  shade with  dye.-    White ribbons  will,  take delicate shades of blue, pink and -  lavender.     Light  colored  ribbons  are-  pretty dyed cardinal, red, but if- they  are too dark for that "save them until'  you  have  half a  pound or more and:  then   color "them   black  with   dye  for  .silk.   No matter what .color. thejT are' or  how spotted or streaked, they will dye  a   good   black..   Rinse   thoroughly   in  several,  warm,  soft  waters  until   the  last  rinsing, water is  left clear;  then- ���������-  smooth the ribbon between the, hands  and   wind   over a  wide piece-of  stiff-  cardboard.    When all has been.wound '.  around,- place it  between  soft  cloths  and   put  it  under  a   heavy   pressure.  When taken out,/It will be smooth and  look like-new.    Another way to manage them is.to bang them in the open-  air  until  about'halfudry; then rcover -  them   with  cheesecloth  or some'other r  thin  material and iron witli a moderately hot iron..     ���������    .     , ', _;  * .   <  Tlie   Children's   Hour. ,  Our   quiet   hours   with  our   children  should  first of all  be cheerful  hours.  Sydney Smith has said: "If you make  children  happy now,  you  make them  happy twenty years hence by the memory of it."   . I believe this to be quite  true. - We. should make the hours with  our children  full of joy, then  twenty  years from now we, too. can recall how  happy they wore, how we heard their  merry voices and watched them play,  and we can look with pride on our children, whom we loved and who went to,  Grownup Land.    Then, too.  tbe quiet  hours with our children should be loving hours.    I-Iow much the small touches   of   a   mother's   love   mean   to   the  child!    Even if it is only to whisper to  your son as he starts to school, "Remember, mother, is thinking about you  all day and expecting you to be a good  boy,"   bow   much   better 'the  effect of  such   a   farewell   than   to   hurry   him  away with some sharp and nervous rebuke���������Mothers' Journal.  ' Discontent   of  Women,  Women are more discontented than  men as a rule, says Ella Wheeler Wilcox in Success. A man's discontent is  more frequently constructive, a woman's destructive. I have known many  women who made a constant outcry  against the cares of housekeeping and  who as soon as they abandoned these  cares mourned for the lost comforts of  the home, women who craved travel  and hated its discomforts the moment  they set forth, women who craved the  mountains when at the seashore and  the seashore when ou the mountains.  What pitiful targets for their, own  boomerangs they will be in their old  age! For what is more dreadful than  old age which has not learned repose  or calm or the contentment of patience?  tlsefnl  "Women.  The poorest girls in tho world, it is  believed, are those who' are not taught  to work, and the sad part about it is  that there are thousands of them.  Rich  parents   have  petted  them,   and  they  have been taught to despise labor and  to depend upon others for a living and  are perfectly helpless.    The most forlorn women belong to this class.    It is  the  duty   of  parents  to  protect  their  daughters  from these  deplorable conditions.     Tbey   do  a   great   wrong  to  them if, they neglect it. .; Every daughter should  be taught to earn  her own  living.   The rich as well as the poor require this training.    The wheel of fortune   rolls   swiftly   around.     The   rich  are likely to become poor and the poor  become rich.   Skill added to labor is no  disadvantage: to the rich and  is indispensable to the poor.   Well to do parents  must  educate their daughters to  work.    There is no reform  more  imperative than this.  Doves* and Coronations.  At the ancient ceremonies of coronation of the French kings, after tho  anointing had been' performed, some  white doves we/e let loose i n tho  church. This was supposed to symbolize the power of the Holy Ghost in directing the king's actions. A similar  idea seems to have inspired all early  kings, for among the English. regalia  is the rod of equity or the scepter with  the dove. This is simply a golden rod  with a mound at the top, which supports a cross. On this cross is a dove,  fashioned of white enamel, with expanded wings. Some fine diamonds  ornament the rod in various places.  ,  4.' ACKNOWLEDGED'THE CORN  ,   A  Popular   Expression   Tlint   Had   Its  Origin In Congress.  ��������� The following is the origin of "1 ac-'  ��������� knowledge the corn," which is used in  the sense of admitting failure or, having   been   outwitted:   In - 1S2S .Andrew  .Stewart was in congress discussing the  principles of protection and said in the  course of bis remarks that Ohio. Kentucky   and   Indiana   sent   their   hay-  ; stacks, cornfields and fodder to  New  ! York and Philadelphia markets to sell.  !    Charles A. Wyckliffe jumped up and  : said: "Why, that is absurd, Mr. Speak-  j er.   I call the gentleman to order.   He  ; is stating an absurdity.   We never send  ; haystacks  or  cornfields to  New   York  : or Philadelphia."  /'Weill what do you ,send?" asked  \ Stewart.  :    "We     send."      replied     Wyckcliffe,  j "horses, cattle, hogs and mules."  j    "Well,"   continued    Stewart,    "what  ��������� : makes  your   horses,   cattle,   hogs  and  ; mules?   Vou feed $100 worth of hay to  j'a,horse; you get on  top of your hay-  ; stack  and' ride   off  to   market.    How  /about your cattle?  You make every one  carry SHO worth of hay or grass to an  eastern market-   You send a hog worth  $10 to market:   How much corn at 33  cents a bushel does it take to'fatten it?  Why.   thirty   bushels.,   Then   you   put  thirty bushels of corn into tho shape of  a hog and make it walk to an eastern  market."  Before Stewart could proceed further  Wyckliffe arose and said. "Mr. Speaker, 1 acknowledge the corn."'  nCT)\   \   A A ��������� A  i a  iv-*v  \ lr.ltJi     Kcol?      5 ^     SkvkA  "���������"V  1     >  i*  folrj   *������:  Air    Dry  \ L  |3>-  k  Is.  l>r.  I*-.  m  Sfi>tcli     Consolation!  ���������' .A story is told of a canny Scot'who,  dealt in' old horses. - alternating ,his  spells of labor with heavy'sprees. Dur-,  ing the period of depression' which followed each overindulgence John habitually look to bod and there diligently  lOidied.lhe familv Bible. Durum cue  of these (its of attempted reformalioij  his coiiditioh, F)i'om|ited his wile to call  in the Rev.- Mr U'allace. the parish'  minister, who at the time happened to  i be passing. ��������� ���������;  "Oh. 'Maister   Wallace.^ t-ome  in  and  6ee oor John     He's rale bad."  ,    "What's'wrang wi' tiim?"  "He's   feart   to   meet   his   Makker."  said Mrs. ".John.  Quick as lire came the crushing re  Pl.v': . ���������    ,  ,    "Iluinph!    Tell'm he needna be feart  for that.    He'll never see'in.'".  'Tlie Fiome of tl������o K!ndprvr:irt(>n,  The Japanese linve'ihe most .perfect  kindergarten system'in' the wm ul In  fact, i hey originated ibis hum bud ot m  striieting by enterlainineuf insti'at! of  by punishment Their play apparatus  for such purposes is elaborate. ,lint all  of it ..is adapted to tlie infant mind,  which ii is designed at once'to amuse  and to inform. The little ones ot Japan  even *" become   somewhat   interested    11)  i  mathematics by seeing and feeling  what a pretty thing a cone, ii,sphere oi  a cylinder is when cut out of , wood  with a lathe. c They make outlines of  Kulid figures out of straw, with green  peas to, hold the joints together, and  for the instruction otthe blind Hat  blocks are provided, with'the Japanese  characters    raised    upon    them. ���������  ' Tne   Ren���������������>:������.  jnclge���������Your statement doesn't agree  with that of the last witness  Witness���������That is easily uccotinfed  for. yoifr honor. He's a bigger liar  than 1 am.  Tre man who leaves church just as  the collection plate starts mound may  have been taken suddenly ill. but he  rarelv gets credit for it.  KcKinley   and   His   Mother.  Dr. Rixey, who for some years was  the private physician in the McKiniey  household, used to tell that when the  late president's mother sat down for  the first'time to a White House dinner  what seemed to impress her most was  the prodigal supply of cream. She  commented on the abundance and then  added, "Well, William, at last 1 know  what they mean when they speak of  the cream of society."  The president laughed. "1 admit,"  said he, "that there seems to be an  extravagant array of cream ou the table, but you know, mother, we can afford to keep a cow now."  Dickens'   nnfoVtnna+e    Love.  Concerning Charles Dickens, it is well  known that though he married Catherine, one of George Hogarth's throe  daughters, in 1S3U. he was later devotedly attached to her sisrer Mary. Why  he did not marry Mary in the first  place is not certainly known, unless it  be that Mary, a young woman of giyat  loveliness of character, had successfully concealed her own affection 'for  Catherine's betrothed in order to save  her sister from disappointment*  Asihm.i.icnc.1 Lirinfrs instant Relief and Permanent  Cure in All Cases.'  sknt absolutely'frek on receipt of postal.  ���������   Write Your .Name and Address Plainly.  ������&<&&   'i^^%^ji &&$%%$&   6   System..  ysi  Our 'facilities for 'S orincr Perishable Articles are now  complete. E^g?, Butter, Game, Fowl aid Moats of  ���������kinds Stored  at  Reasonable   Rates ;  -   ~ -^ ORDERS   for   oriteido   Ports   promnl'Jv  filr-d.  at   Lowest  i     fh H"N     m>-n , . , '' '       ', .  VL-" r.Larket  .Prices.'   <������s? 2L~4  r  -s������m .m,ta>*A������f������ i  imMmm,  Friendly    Aid.  #jjnirs_pee here, old boy! Yon ought  to do something to reduce your tlesh.  You are becoming fearfully stout.  Minks-Say. Jinks, you are about the  fortieth friend who has made that offensive remark today, and I'm getting  tired of it.    It worries me.  Jinks-That's all right Worry reduces llesh.  'There-is nothing like  Asthirialene.     It'  brings instant rebel",   even .in the   wor~t  cases.     It cures  when nil else l'ai=s.  Tno ll.-v. C P. Welis,''r.f Villa''Uniy,  ,111., <avc. "Your t^M^ bottle or A-tlniia-  [��������� ou reue'vetl in good ct>nfiiti" n. 1 oaunw5  toll you ho* .th-iiikfa! 1 leel for thu'gmxl  derived from if. 1 v/aa .i si w. o.haiued  with i;ur.ri<i sue? throji; ;.'irl A-.rlnri < for' tc-.n  years. I dc-sptircd cf ^ e being ui.rnd. I  saw your artvtf t tisemeut I ir chu'oure of this  dreadful acd tormenting ilibt-avft, Aslhma,  unci tliouyht yon had iivtirspokou you.'-o Ives  hue resolved io nive ir. a trwil. 'V ��������� my  astoui&liini-nt, the/tri.il aotcn like a c mrui.  SStfi.cl me a l'ull-sizori boLile."  U NIO N' B R E VV INC CO.,  Ltd  P -0  Drawer  ' r  I'li b.t  H* A *.j <t\ a  Rev. Dr. Morris Wechslev,  Ralihi ot the (JoTitj. Biiai Israti.  '   New Y.'.rk, .7 hi   3, 1901.  Dun Taft 13uos'.' 'Misoioinms Co ,  t-rii'itltiiieu:    Your A b!..n;ili- m- is ��������� ;m   e\-  eel leu   ������'eiri������(iy tur A-^ftiiiKi a.iil \\n\    TJuver,  , ami ira uoiii[j������<������iii(>ii  ullcviaio,   >r,l      loiuiit-s  which ctuuhirie with A.-.th mi,    li,t> buccoass.i^ '  cis'jouMhiiig an I woudfrful  After having it caret inly "anal jzeii,  morytiiui;, clilurof-rui ur ether.     V������iy l  wo Orin .state that Asthinait.iH;    eont ins uo   opu u,  RKV. DR   MOKKl ��������������� \VBCH.->LEli.  , Avon MMilNcs, N. Y., Feb. ,1, 1001.  Db. Taft Baos. MumciNr. To. [ ��������� ,\    ' _ '  (���������ietitleiusu: "I wruti itii" vest!nVonio.! from a sense of duty, aavm-j .oated' the wonderful effect of your AsMim-ilene, tor the eiu'i- ������t A.tthiiii My uik li.is l>een ' alii uled '-'ith  buasinodio uuihina lor the past 12 \e.-irh. Hdvii ������ txh4iis < d 'my own hkil" >i������ well as  many ocners>, L enaiuse.i u> uhc yo'ur *igu upon your windows on 130ih-afreet N--;v Vi ik, 1  at o-ioe obtained a bottle ot Astnindleui'. -My ���������> lie eoiiiuiei>c<-d i,.ikuig it about'-h- nrst 'f  ���������November. I very ho-u notived a radio-d niiyr.������v������n.eiHi. 'Aater uj-ing one buttle,, hir  Afailnna hay oi-sapjj^are.t aotl sho us eutireiy fie. t':em ail ."yirtytoni.-s. 1 eel t has 1 cah cut -  sis.ent'y Vecuiinueuii ihe n.-e.-'icifie to all who a re aillict. tl \Mt'i thu> flisti'OS-.ing divas'!  Yuurbi'esy������utlully, O. 0. PHELPd,,JM. D.  Dr. TaI'-j-Phos   MedicixeCo.  feb. 5,il!)01.  Geiaienu-ii: I was iiwiibli'U withi Asthma for 2- } oars. I, have tried niiiin rou^ ie:iie-  dies, out the\ hav^ all faile-i Iran buhiss. uiv .mv.n.iht'ii.fM n.i.ii etcirltd wit.li a trial'  bo-tie. I foutiti telie.t at, unoe." 1'hav e rti>iee'|;nrciia>.-i-l vt>iu u\l---v/.-i hor.ilc, and 1 a,t.  ever gratefu .' I havelamilv of foio eidliiiee, aun f r aix j^us. u a.-, umihii to w..]���������.<. I an-  now ut die best 61 health ami uning batjiue&.s tv������iy day. this i,-t.ti,iiouy \\ u ean,i;'..d-.e t.t,i  of aa you h(;e lir, ��������� i ' ,  Home a idresth, 23n Riviugtuu Street. R   RAPHAEL,    ,  ,()7  M.S'. 1-iyi.i St., N.-w Y- r< ("icy,  TP1AL BOTTLE SENT AP.SOLU'I'ELY 'FR1-2E ON   RECEIPT  OF" I'OoTAL.  Do not ilrtlayl     Write ar. oi ce, a,Mr. asi' y DR ��������� TA FT. 'BROS.    MEDRIXE   CO ,   79  E:st 130th St., New York Ot\.  ���������     -   SOLD - BY    ALT;    DRUGGISTS.     -   .  NOTICE IS HERE ,Y GIVBN thah ay-  ylica'ion ' will lie matie to the Legiyla'iyc  A^t-emhly of the Province of British Colum-  iii-.i at itn orosent .-������-hmoii for an Aet to ii>-  corporate a Company with power to coo-  otrner. oqnio, niaimaiu and operate a Mn^le  or douhle. line of railway, f.o he operatci-i iiy'  steam, electricity or any other mode or  power, at, and from the City of Victoria in  T.he province of British (Jolumbia, thence  Ncrth west hy the most feasible route to a  point at or near Seyn.our Narrows in I hi-  said Province of British Columbia.: and  with power jto construct, establish, tnaia-  lain and coutinu-tlly operate- a taihvay  ferry steamship service for the purpose of  ���������.rausfe.rring fo,-reward p-HPsengers a-d pa -  singer and fre-ghfc cars from the said point  at or near Seymour Ntrrows iu Vancouver's  Island to a point ou the Mainland of the  Province of British Columbia; and with  further powers to build, t quip, .maintain  aud operate l-ranoheu of th^ said railway  from auy point on the main line thereof to  any point in Vancouver Inland; and with  power to build aud operate tramways iu  connection with the said railway ; and with  power to build, construct, equip, maintain  and operate telegraph and telephone lines in  connection witu the taid railways and  branches ; and with power to generate electricity for the supply of light, heat aud  power, and for all, any and (.very other  purpose mentioned in Sections SO, 81, 82  .aid S3 of .the , ".Water'Clauses Consolidation Ace, 1897," and to do 'everything  necessary or incidental to the carrying out  of all or tiny of the objects referred io in  the said sections; and. with power to ex-  "re:se all the powers given to the Company  b/ Parts IV and V of the "Water Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1S97;" and with power  to build, own and maintain saw-mills; aiid  to carry on a general express, business, and  ro build, maintain and .operate- bridges,'  road.-, way.-, f������. rries, wharve*, .docks',  oteamlioats, steamship*, coal hunkers, and  other woiks; aud to incite 'traffic or other  ai rmieeineui; ui-h railway, steamship or  st.eai/iboal, and other companies; anil with  j.i:.;..er to expropriate lan'is tor the purposes  ..it ihe Oofnr.ia-y and to acquire laud bonuses,  p:ivi;ej;C-s   or  v-thsr  aid   ti'-in auy Govuru-  tii! or iIn;i!C'.p;.tiit21 or otf.e.-. pery-.ais or  hottie^ corp,'!.!���������;���������.'>;���������', iuui wi ������i power to build  -.v;ii.,!iii i'.;i.'.s to !'���������.-; ! ft d in Hie co!i.itrnjtH:u  o; iiu:.'; laii.vay an.-! in.advance of same, a ,d  ���������i' i-.vy ami coi! ' t.li.s lr:������su ail ;.ei>;.n:;  using, mu'l oij ai fr 'glio pa.-:s..irig over any ot  .-ueli romia !>;.ii'i' b ;im Coo-p^ny; whether  b.'fore or iifver ti;v i;tm.-.trui.,''i'>n of '.tui rail-  way. and with p������w< r to sell our, its undertaking ; and with ali other usual, i.eci-frtriry  or l. eu ental rights, or privileges as may be  inc'ssa.-y or conducive to the above objects,  or any ot them.  Da.'ed ;tt, Vicoria, B.C., this 24th day of  March, A.I).,   1002.  KO'V'-KTSON & ROBERTSON,  ...   UCITOHS I'OK THE Al'I'HCAKTS  /*V  ASSESSMENT ACT AND  PROVINCIAL  UK VENUE TAX.  N  Com ox Dirtjiiot.  o  tOTICE is hereby given, in accordance  wi'lithe StAtuicsi, that P,-ovineial  viiuipTix, and -ill taxes levied under  f An"c>ni U'ii. Act, are now due tor the  \ear IU01 " Ah the above named tuX'.-s eol-  luriililu ui'hin the Coomx Diit'nVt ate payable at my office, at the Court Hou-.e Cnm-  beilind. Assessed tuxes are collectible at  the tullowi' g raTef.. v.z:���������  If piid on or lu-toie. June 3'Xh, 1901:���������  Tin e--fifths ot one   per   cent,   on   real  property.  Two   rind   nnc-half   per   cent,  on   assessed  v-iluc of wihl land.  One-half of one per cent,   on    personal property.  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���*���%-��� BOWSER'S  PLIGHT.  HE  PUTS  HIMSELF IN A  BAD WAV IN  "SAMPLING A JUG OF PEACH BRANDY.  if  I'J J  1  'J  I  -;5  I -���������' *���������  J i- 5 '  h  bit  5,8  ���������"-1  ��������� A*  Acts as a Jndsre of tlie LitjTior to  Oblige His Bntclter, and "Willi I������:ieli  Swig tlie Connoisseur Kinds Xew  Beauties In It and Dnbs It XXXX.  B  [Copyright,. 1902,^ by C. 3D. Lewis.]  EFORE sitting: down to bis evening paper and cigar Jdr. Bowser' went over to the butcher's  to select a steak for breakfast  , In looking about the shop his eye tell  upon   a   gallon   jug   tagged  with   the  butcher's name, and the man cf meat  explained: ���������   -  "I just got that jug from my brother-  in-law up the state today. lie went  into the manufacture of peach brandy  three  years ago.and   has  sent  me a  c      "ILL TASTE IT."  sample of his' oldest.    You are posted  on wines and such, and I wish you'd  tell'me what you think of it."  , ' "It must be ordinary stuff if made  , in this country," observed Mr. Bowser  '���������as he toyed with the cork.    "We have  the   peaches,   but   we   don't   seem   to  ���������'"   know how to use them.    I'll taste it,  however." ; ''  He lifted up the Jug and took a swallow and'then stood for a minute smacking his llps.<- That peach brandy was  not so ordinary as he had looked for.  1    "Is it pretty fair?" asked the butch-  ��������� er " ���������   i  "I should say," replied'Mr.. Bowser  as he took a long'swig and looked very  wise over it, ."thaMt was at least.XX  stuff.     Your  brother-in-law   has  done.  ��������� very well, very well indeed.    With a  few more .years' experience"���������  ,He took another drink; looked wiser  than before and continued:  -,.    "With a few more years' experience  lie can almost hope to compete with  the' French in the manufacture.   Ah���������  ��������� um!"  "I'd like to send him back a pretty  good report.", said the butcher.   "Would  you mind tasting again?"  ' "Not at all.   Ha!   I find the slicknesa  of it fully equal  to the best  French  brandy, though it may lack a trifle in  body.   You can tell your brother-ki-law  that the slickness is all right..  A gallon  of  it  would   slip   down   a   man's  .   throat while he was winking his eyes."  "Thanks, sir.   My brother-in-law will  be  highly  pleased.     Won't  you  taste  again and see if the body isn't up to  time?    Let it linger on your tongue a  little longer."  Mr/ Bowser lifted the jug for the  fourth time, and the gurgle in hi3  throat had the sound of a brook running away. When he finally choked  off, he sighed and wiped off his mouth  and said: '   '  "The body is all right. You cixn  write to your brother-in-law that this  is at least XXXX peach braidy.and  that no Frenchman has ever marie  better. He has only got to keep right  on to make himself famous. Ted him  that Mr. Bowser says so.'.'  "I will, sir, and thanks.to you again.  You will probably receive a jug of it  yourself next week."  When Mr. Bowser got his beefsteak  under his arm and started for, home,  ,he felt soft and oily and good na-  tured. A street car passed, and he  nodded and smiled at the motorman.  A grocer's boy came along with a  basket of potatoes, and he was patted  on the back and told to keep right on  if he wanted to be president of the  United States. Mr. Bowser entered by  the basement door and called the cook  "old girl" as he handed her the steak.  He was laughing as he went up to the  sitting room, and after a long look at  him Mrs. Bowser asked: .,  "Well, did you meet up with a funny  adventure while getting the meat?"  "I did. Ha! ha! ha!" he laughed.  "Say, what is that blamed old owl ot  a cat looking at?"  "At you probably. She hasn't.heard  you laugh like that for sis months.  What was the fun?"  "Why, I--ha! ha! ha! It was just  too rich for anything. I can't think of  it without almost choking. By George,  but I wish you had been there!"  "But what was it?" persisted Mrs.  Bowser.  "It was in Chicago ten years ago���������  ha! ha! ha! I was going along State  street just behind an old rooster when  all of a sudcten he���������ha! ha! ha! Say,  I can't tell it. It's too funny."  "What was the rooster doing on the  street?"  "He was���������ha! ha! ha!���������walking along.  Don't ask me to tell the rest. I can't  do it without choking."  Mr. Bowser rocked back and forth  and slapped his leg and grew purple in  theface, and the cat sat up and looked  at him. out of e3'es as big as saucers.  Kitten and cat, ^ she had been in the  Bowser family for years, and she had  never seen the' head of the family so  affected before. . Mrs: Bowser'was also  looking, and as a suspicion began to  grow in her heart she inquired:  "Did the butcher ask' you out to  drink when you bought the meat?"  "Course not���������ha! ha! ha! I wish you  could have seen that old rooster! No;  the butcher didn't ask'me out to drink.  He had a jug of peach brandy, and  wlien' he struck an icy spot that old  rooster's heels���������ha! ha! ha!"  . "And ' he treated- you to peach  brandy?" she asked.  '"I had to taste of it to tell him  whether it was XXXX or not. When  his heels flew up, that old rooster  spread his wings and clawed the air  and yelled out and sailed around and���������  ha! ha! ha!"  For a minute Mr. Bowser was in danger of a stroke of apoplexy. Then his  laughter ��������� died away in a long drawn  groan, and he looked at Mrs. Bowser  in a pitiful way and asked:  "Isn't it too bad that my Cousin Joe  is dead? Joe was a mighty good feller,  mighty good. I can't think of t him  without crying."  ��������� "Do you realize," she asked, knowing the truth at last���������"do you realize1  that you are intoxicated?"  "Mo 'toxicated!" he replied as he  straightened  up.     "Never,   sir���������never!  UNANOfNTED'ALTARS.  "Let it be," said h<\ "tlint tlie hounds shall win.  Let it come that I how to tne curs  And FUriJ a' fool in che eyes of the world.  But, oh, never u fool i>i hers!"  H vas not for the,sake ������f the things'they sought.  ^:>r the foolish crowds tr.ey cried for,      <  Kor for any of all the anrient go.Is  Their fathers had fought and died for. ,,  It ivas not, he knew, for the name of the land  Kor the pride of the loins that bore him; ''  Net, not for these did he die his deaths'    '  And crush to the goalu before him.  So tiie years that he wrought were empty.fyears,  And the laurels he gathered���������their.laughter;  But, all, not his were the lips that kisasd  Her���������her whom he hungered after.  "Let it be that the ancient jests holds good,  L?t it come that I bow to tlie curs  And stand a fool iri the eyes of tlie world,  But, oil. never a fool in hers!"  Aye, the years he wro::cht sec-med wasted yair*.  And his goodly stre:!f;t!i was broken,  And liis shriwlcd heart'lay dry as dust,  And tbe word was left unspoken.  , r?  Vet he Etood. at the end, in their wondering eyes  (For ail that he held them curs). t/  v  Far more of a god than a fool 'indeed,  But a fool to the end'in hers!  ,.. ���������Arthur .J. Stringer in Air.slae's.  J-^y-v-^v^sf..  HiS ElSltMl.&i  A Story of a IVLan Vv71io,Iieceived a  ii  Legacy. v  ���������< Ey Koloman Mikszata.  i  Copyright, iouu, by Ei~vin \Tardman.  That old cat's as drunk as a lord, but  -I'm all right, "all right.,' What makes  you think I'm 'toxicated? Mighty funny You can't see that I'm sober and the  cat has got a jag on. Shay, Mrs. Bow-.  ser, ain't you sorry for my poor Cousin  Joe?"'  ' "I'm more sorry for you.   You ought'  to be ashamed of yourself."  "What should I be 'shamed 'bout?  Don't scold' me, darling. I don't think  I'm going to live very long, and then  you won't have any hubby. You won't  marry again if I diefirst, will you?",  "I'll help you up stairs to bed," she  said as she rose "up and took him by  the arm.  "Yesh. help me up stairs, 'cause I  won't live long. I'd like to live a hundred years, Mrs. Bowser, but that old  cat won't let me. You love me, don't  you? If you don't love me, I'll sit  right here" all night. Call me hubbyc  and say you love me."  There was a procession down the  hall. It was composed of Connoisseur  "Bowser, his indignant wife and1 the  wondering cat, and their progress was  slow and eccentric. The procession  had difficulty in getting up stairs, as  Mrs. Bowser halted on every step to  weep, but it was finally accomplished,  and two minutes later he fell forward  upon his bed and whispered as he  closed his ej-es:  "Zhat brandy is XXXX, and you te31  your bruzzer-in-law Mr. Bowser says  so.    Mr. Bowser never makes no uiish-'  takes."      ' M. Quad.  Two Views.  "Will you -throw  away that i>asty old  pipe if I give you a  quarter?"  "Sure, lady! I needs  a new one!" ���������New  York Journal.  Lasting:*  "Aren't you  the man I gave  a pie to last  summer?"    >  "Yes'm. An'  yer can't tell  how I missed  ���������it when I ate  de ' last of it  yesterday, ma'-,  am!"  Canse Enough  She ��������� People  say they quarrel continually,  but I don't  know why.  He-Why,  they are rnar-  r.ied, aren't  tiiev?���������Puck.  Kresli   Water  Sharks.  The river approaches to Lake Nicaragua abound with the only species  of fresh water shark known to scientists. ������������������   The  Philosophy cf Perspiration.  "There are many troubles which y.ou  cannot cure by the 'Bible and--the  hyiunbook," said Henry Ward Beec-iferj  "but which you can cure by a good  perspiration and a breath of fresh  air." .   . ' ' '  There is a .large paradox in the  philosophy of perspiration. The hotter  the healthy human body becomes the  more freely it perspires, and yet the  more freely it perspires the cooler It  grows. "~  Many persons try to keep cool by  avoiding all unnecessary exercise and  loucging in the shade. That is entirely  unphilosophical. Perspiration, instead  of being a symptom of suffering from  the heat, is a sign of relief therefrom.  And it may be accepted by all persons  In normal health that moderate exercise, sufficient to induce a liberal  moistening of the skin, is the best specific that can be prescribed for then-  daily use in hot weather. None suffer  more torture on a sultry day than those  who make it their special p.SCort to  avoid persnirinir.���������  A rich and distinguished relative is  by no means an unmixed blessing.  When I wrote my name in the matriculation book at the university, the rector  raised his eyebrows and said:  f "Ah! A relative of his excellency, I,  suppose."  "Yes.".'  -   "And yet you  wish  to take advantage of the free scholarships?" ������  ���������  "It is necessary, 'unfortunately���������for  the present at least."'  Thus I began under > unfavorable  auspices. I had all the' notoriety attaching to distinguished connection,  with none of its advantages, for I was  poor as a church mouse My comrades  pointed me out to their friends, saying:  "He's old Teleky's cousin, you know.  He'll have a pile when the old boy pegs  out."   , , " '  This sort of thing worried me. There  was one c6mpensation'.i.uowever. My  name and" presumptive wealth procured me the favor of young ladies and  their mammas, and for several seasons  I basked in the smiles of beauty.  ���������  My whole family, with all its branches���������there must have been a-"score .of  persons all told���������had. like myself, been  waiting for the future dead man's  shoes uutil' they had become almost  barefoot. My cousin in the beginning  had been nearly as poor as the rest  He owed his advancement and Iii?  wealth to his rare political abilities.  He had been a professional politician  all his life. Now he .was called a  statesman.  He gave evidence of his talent In  boyhood. The neighbors' boys-used to  rob his father's orchard. One day my  cousin armed himself vrlth a knife and  a big medicine bottle with a poisou  label. He went to the orchard, where,  in full view of some of the suspected  pilferers, he made sma.il incisions in a  number of the most tempting apples  and poured a few drops from the bottle into each incision. Some of the  boys asked him what he was doing  He .responded that whoever ate those  apples wouldn't care ..or apples thereafter. Thenceforth the apples remained undisturbed.  The bulk of his wealth came to him  through a lucky chance while lie was  private secretary to a certain high  functionary.  A rich banker applied to the official  for a concession, backing his appl'.ca-  ��������� tion with arguments of the most-  weighty and convincing character. -\  But the law. unfortunately. stinulntM  ed that the holder of the concession  mustj)tva Hungarian, which the bank-'  er was not.' ���������.  1 "It can be'arranged,"' said the dispenser of patronage. "You have a  daughter. I believe?"  "Yes." ..-:���������.'       ; .;  1 "Well, all,you have to do is to marry  her to a Hungarian as soon as possible. Then you can take the concession  in her name���������that is. in her husband's."  At that moment my cousin entered.  "Here is the man for you." said his  chief. "My secretary is a Hungarian  of good family and amenable to reason.  Teleky. allow me to present you to  your future father-in-law."  The banker looked at-the handsome  young Hungarian, and the bargain was  struck, the lady interposing no objection.  We never profited one.stiver by my  cousin's greatness. In late years indeed he had shown the greatest animosity toward the whole family. Some  of the affiliated branches who were  poorer and prouder than the Telekys  themselves murmured loudly, and It  was their complaints, the Telekys insisted, that had hardened the gre.at  man's heart. Gn the other hand, these  relatives insisted that It was all our  fault, and so a family dissension was  added to our other mortifications.  But in Hungary everything can be  converted into cash���������even expectations.  We had no legal claim on our cousin's  estate, but we found plenty of usurers  willing to take long chances.  ,  This was carried on to such an extent that the wit of the family said he  hoped "the old man" would never die.  as things were going on most comfortably as they, were, and when the  crash should come it would take.the  assets of a Roth sell ild to meet the outstanding liabilities.  The old man did die. however, while  I was still at tlie university.    Tie was  111 for a long time.'and the newspapers  were full of reports regarding him.  Thev said, anions other things.' that  the hull; of Ills Immense fortune wouui  go to the Budapest almshouse, but that  every relative who should appear, at  the funeral would receive :i respectable bequest. And. as a matter of, fact,  on the day after the old man's* death  I received a, formal invitation to the  funeral from his confidential-factotum,  who added a hint that my future financial welfare would depend largely upon my preseuce or absence.  Of course I. went. It was my -first  visit to,the capital, but I had no difii:  culty in finding my late cousin's town  residence, which was iii a large apartment house.  A hearse and carriage stood before  the door'wlien I arrived, and a great  crowd of idlers hah collected to see  what they could of the distinguished  man's funeral.' I saw none of my relatives among the few people who were  ientering, aud I blamed myself for bo-  ' lug the last to arrive.  Just then two ladies entered. They  were richly "dressed, but entirely ia  black, and they held handkerchiefs to  their eyes, from which tears were,  streaming. 1 followed them to an  apartnieut';on the second floor, wliere  we .found a goodly company of ladies  and gentlemen, many of whom seemed  as deeply affected as, the two ladies  who had just arrived.  There could be no doubt of the genuineness of their grief. Their eyes  were red and swollen, as if from prolonged weeping, aiid- their handkerchiefs were' used constantly.  Still I saw none of my numerous relatives. Evidently they-were all in the  inner' Irooru. .where the funeral no  doubt was already in progress, while  I was cooling my heels with the' outsiders'in the anteroom.  . A sad faced domestic, clad wholly In  black, stood at thec door leading to the  Inner room. I approached him and .endeavored to explain my connection  with the dead man. but he cut me  nhort at the first word. '    '  "Not yet." he said. "It- Is not yet  time.   You must' wait."  I waited. After a time one of my  companions rose and approached the  Inner door, which was opened obsequiously by the flunky. In , a little  while another did1 the same. .When  three or four"thus had passed behind  the mysterious door. 1 made .the attempt myself, but was waved back  Imperiously by the sad faced servant.  I continued to wait, repeating the attempt at intervals without success.  After I had waited some hours I discovered that each person before he left  his seat received an almost imperceptible sign of invitation from the servant.  I waited until nightfall, but no such  Invitation came to me. Then my wrath  rose, and I went to the door^again.  "It is not yet your turn, sir," said  the man of mystery.  Turn! What sort of funeral was my  distinguished cousin having. 1 wondered.  "See here, my niin," I said, "do you  know who I am?"  "I do not. sir. but it can make no" ���������  "I  am   Franz Teleky. your, deceased  master's.cousiu!" I thundered.  The man's face relaxed into a grin.  "Deceased   master?"   he said.     "Teleky?    Ho.   ho!     Ha.  ha!    Tbe Teleky  funeral. my> dear sir. was on the fioor  below.     It   has   been   over   for   hours  now.    This is the oculist's office!"  I went back to the university, curbing myself for a fool and bitterly envying my fortunate . relatives���������to say  nothing of the almshouse."  The next day's papers had a full account of'the funeral and the reading o,  the will. "Franz Teleky. a cousin .of  the deceased." they said, "was the only relative absent." "���������  The- will was found to agree with  the forecast of its contents, which had  been printer]Laud which had been given  to the papers (I learned afterwardi by  the old man's order. About a quarter  of the estate was divided equally  among the relatives who attended the  funeral, and the remainder went to the  almshouse.  But then the lawyer read a codicil  of-recent date and in. the handwriting  of the, deceased man. It ran as follows:  "As I am well acquainted with the  grasping character of my relatives' I  feel certain that not one of*them will  fail to attend my funeral if he thinks  he can make anything thereby. Nevertheless it is my whim to order that if  any one of said relatives shall absent  himself from said funeral said relative, in consideration of the independence of character manifested In such  action, shall become my residuary  legatee instead of the almshouse, and  he is hereby constituted such residuary  legatee, and my executors are hereby  directed to give, make over and deliver"  unto him. the said residuary legatee,  all the rest, remainder and residue of  my property that may be left after the  sums bequeathed to my relatives present   at  said  funeral   shall   have   been  paid."���������Translated   From   the   Hungarian For the,New York Press.  The   Reporter.  The average reporter asks. "What do-  people want?" The great 'reporter  asks. "What shall I make them want".'"  The public "flatters the average reporter, with prompt success. "Vou give,  us.V it says..ywhat we want."' To the  great reporter it says in its slowly  awakened but innumerably ' decisive  way: "What will this man Kipling  want ne:;t?   Then we'waut it.".  The average >rej>nrtor. eternally gadding about for availahiiity instead of  cultivating ability, cares more < about  succeeding'as :: writer, than he does  about-the thing he writes about. That  is why he is'an average repnrier. The  power to make men interested in the  things they have not,, learned to'like is  a ���������ower that belongs'alone to ihe disinterested man. the man who is led by  some gr"at delight, imt'.l the delight  has mastered his spirit-, given ;u:iity to ���������  his life, become the habit and'lhe.com-,  pauion of his power, led him.out into  a lar-re place to be a-leader of meu.���������  Gerald Sla"lev T.n.. in Atlantic'  Porcelain  Violins. '  A well known manufacturer of musical   instruments   lh   Germany,, Max  Freyer,'  has introduced a  process for  making violins from clay;'   These fiddles are of tho ordinary .pattern, ,but  are cast in molds, so that each' instrument is an  exact  counterpart of its  fellow.   It is'said���������but it is somewhat  hard   to   believe^-that   the   porcelain  t body acts as a better resonator than  one of wood.and that the tone of the  instrument is therefore singularly pure  and  full.    The same inventor is also  making mandolins of china clay, and-it  seems that they are much appreciated  iu southern countries,7where ,this instrument is  regarded  more seriously,  than it is in Britain.   The obvious disadvantage of a musical instrument being made, of china clay is the brittle-  ness of that material, as well as its  weight, but both these drawbacks seem  to   have   been   forgotten.     For   some  time we have' heard rumors of most  excellent  violins   being  made of  aluminium, and this metal, from its extreme   lightness ., and   other   qualities, ~.  would seem to be admirably adapted"  to such a purpose.  New  York Newspapers.   -  "Six, years ago~t~fieTcIrculation of all  the daily newspapers of New. York city  was under rather than above 1,000,00(5^  7a. day. and New York was then a mar- '  vel of newspaper production and news >  paper reading. Today at least 2,000,000  newspapers pour from,New York city's  presses every twenty-four'hours, and-  Jarge circulation figures, five years ago"'  grudgingly conceded to three papers,  are claimed, and claimed honestly, by  eight or nine.' A decade ago or less a  circulation of 40,000 would have been  regarded as notable. Today an east  side newspaper, published in the He-  brew-Germau-Russian jargon called  Yiddish, has a daily circulation of 40,-  000. Four English newspapers circulate about 100,000 each; a fifth circulates 200,000; two others have circulations that are little below G00t000 and  often   exceed   it. '  Modernizing-  the   Bast.  Visitors to the sphinx can now make  the trip from Cairo by trolley, and  there is talk of an electric line to Mount  Sinai and along a part of the shores of  the Red sea. But "when rumor says  further that cars may be run by the  overhead wire system even to Mecca,  imagination shrinks aghast. By trolley  to thecity of Mohammed, to which only  true believers are admitted! Can it be  possible? If pilgrims are to journey to  the Kaaba with dervishes for motor-  men, how long will it be before rails  will be laid to Lassa. in Tibet, with  lamas for ticket takers on the cars?  Prizes   For  Tenants. ���������  A curious and interesting plan has  been adopted in Glasgow by certain  landlords Ayho, having improved much  of their slum property, have been naturally- desirous to keep it in good condition. This plan consists in* offering  prizes to tenants who behave themselves well and pay their rent promptly. All tenants who fulfill these conditions are allowed in summer to live  rent free for a fortnight, so that (if  they take a holiday they, need not pay  two rents. The plan has worked well  so far, and over GO per cent of thb tenants have claimed the prize.  Protecting: Pfcvr-EiiK-Inml-Deaclivs.  The protection of beaches along the  New England coast is-being successfully accomplished by the "groyne system." These "groynes" consist of a series of posts planted firmly in the sand,  with close planks extending from post  to post. The "groyne" is constructed  at right angles to the beach, and its  position prevents the waves acting ou  it injuriously. Sand is intercepted by  the planking, rapidly forming a new  beach   and   preventing   erosion.  He Hud   His Choice.  "Where is Josiar?" asked Mrs.,  Corntossel,  uneasilat  "Well." answeresjSjgt husband, as  he proceeded to nTT his pipe. "If  the ice is as strong as he thinks it  is, he's gone skatin' : an' if it ain't  he's  gone  swtenniiu'."  ..-1  ' :)l  Z1  m  \    i /  V*  .iV  1. >  If  fc  v-  1  h  j,  . r  ,!<  Lt-  il"  THE CUMBERLAND MEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  Peculiar  Taxation   In   Holland.  Some of the  most peculiar of taxations recorded are to be found in the  archives of Holland.     Iu  1701. for in-  ��������� stance,   there   was  in  existence  a  tax  imposed on all passengers traveling in  'Hoilaud.    In 1S7-1 a duty of 2 shillings  was le������vied on each person who entered  a tavern before uoou, on thcse^who entered a place of entertainment, on marriages'and deaths and on  many other  things.    If a person was buried out of  Ihe, disirict to  which  he belonged,  the  tax was payable twice over.'������������������  Some persons have periodical attacks of Canadian- cholera,,dysentery, or diarrhoea, and  have to us>e grea1; nrecautions to avoid the disease. Change of "water, cooking, and green  fruit, is sure to bring on the attacks. ' To such  persons we would recommend Dr. J. D. Kell-  i ogg's Dysentery Cordial as being,the best-medi-  ome in tho market for all summer complaints.  If a few drops are taken in water when the  symptoms are noticed, no further trouble v-dll  be experienced.  r  , The City of  .square mile in  churches.  London,  area,   has  only;  in,<.all  one  77  Minarfs Liniment .Cures CoMs/Etc.  From nettles can be spun a thread  so tine that 60 miles ot* it weighs  only-2Vab.   ,     -  Tn his Vegetable Pills, Dr. Parmeleo has given  to the world tho fruits of long scientilic research in tho 'whole realm oE medical science,  'combined with new'aiid valuable discoveries  never before known to man.   lor delicate and  ���������-'debilitated constitutions, Parmelee's Pills act  - liko i cluu-m.   Taken in smaJl-doses.-tho-oftect  is botjiTa tonic and a stimulant, mildly exciting  tho secretions of   the body, 'giving tone   am.'  vigor.  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  Cures Coughs an<������ Colds  at.once., It has Been doing  this for. half a century* It  has saved hundreds of.  thousands of lives. It will  save yours if you give it a  ' chance. ' 25 cents a bottle.  ������If after using, it you are not  ,    satisfied with results, go to  your druggist and get youi*  money back.   ...    .   , ���������  MARKETS.  Write to S. C. WeixS & Co., Toronto,  li  Can., for free trial bottle.  Karl's Clover Root Tea corrects the Stomach'  -     '      ' ' I ���������J  , The average smoker who lives to  be sixty spends in his lifetime $1,750  ���������on  tobacco. >  Pleasant as syrup;,nothing equals it as a  worm medicine; ihe name is Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator.' The "greatest worm  destroyer ot the age,   .* -  The' refuse and. rubbish ������of  ���������drugs, and dyes 'is known  'trade as  '"garble."  ���������spices,  in ��������� the  Blood  .will tell  ,C. C. Richards  & Co. "   , ,]  '��������� rGentlemen,���������I have uscd'MINAllD'S  LIN1AIENT    on my. vessel and in my  family   for years,  and for.every day  ills    ,and "accidents'-6"f life .'I consider  it has no  equal.     '���������..   o '   ,        "���������    '  I   -would     not  without   it,    if  ���������bottle.   , 0  CAPT.  Schr.' "Storke,"  aska  start   .on a voyage  it    cost /a dollar., a-  s'J , ,     -/���������--,..     ,  F.Jl.   DESJARDrN.O  St  Andre,' Kamdur-  When an animal is all run down,'  has a rough coat and a tight hide,  anyone knows that his blood is out  of order. To keep an animal econo-  ' tnicaU v hj must be in good health.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  is a necessity where the best results  from feeding would be obtained.  It.tones up the system', rids the  stomach of bots,' worms and other  parasites that suck the life blood  away.  ,-Nothing like Dick's powder^for  a ' run down  horse.   .  , -; 50 cents a'package.       Q<*,  Leeming, Miles & Co., Agents,  nONTREAL. ���������  Write for Book on Cattle and Horses free'.  A ruby" oi-one carat is" 'worth '������14.  to S20. One ol" four,carats will fetch  ������4.00  to ������450.  A Lancaster bachelor, out of patience with the flies which invaded  his loom, got. two sheets of sticky  and sat down in one of the chairs,  iiear a -window. Returning late that  OYi-ninp- he forgot the sticky sLulT  and sat clomn in. one of the chairs.  1\t> !-'oon got up and proceeded to  pick the paper, off his trousers. As  it was hard to get at, he took the  pan Is. off, and while cleaning- them  unconsciously sat 'down in the other  chair and then stood up and meditated . ��������� ���������  - The above item, clipped from an  ex'-hnngc. would point the rioral  that, it is .better'to use Wilson's Fly  Pads (poison) clean,' safe and sure.  One 10 cent package will kill more  flies than 800 sheets of sticky lly  paper.           '   .   .         -  Sometimes a liianjs  to t his roputation.  bad luck is due  Parmelee's Pills possess the power of acting  specifically upon the diseased organs, stimulat-  ���������ing- to. action- the dormant energies-of 'the  system, thereby removing disease. In fact, so  great is the power of this medicine to cleanse  and purify, that diseases of almost every name  and nature aro driven from the body. Mr. D.  Carswell, Carswell P.O., Ont., writes : "I have  tried Parmelee's Pills, and find them an excellent medicine, andoua that will sell well."  British railways carry yearly about  nine tons of freight for every person  in  the country.  REUBEN DRAPER  FEW MIE.\T   HAVE     HAD     SUCH A  TI-IKlIiLING EXPERIENCE.  The Manitoba wheat market 'has  been quiet ' during the week, and  trade moves  along  in  a steady  way  [without much demand for wheat,'or  pressure   on  the part   of'the  holders  , to' sell it. Wheat' for > immediate or  early  deli\cry  is easier to  sell    than  'for more (distant delivery. Last  as eek prices left off at 7d:Jlc for ' 1  northern,   and  72%c  for  2  northern,  j iiv' store Fort William, spot or May  delivery,1   and  by .Tuesday  afternoon  .they had -advanced under'the influence of stronger, outside markets to  7fi]ic and 74.14c;   but since then'they  :have declined lc, and at the close of  business oh Friday the best prices  obtainable were 751/4c 1* northern;  and 7314c 2 northern spot' or 'May  delivery, in store Fort William.     No.  Il hard is worth TS^iC- June delivery  is not" wanted, but will sell at'same  figures >as'May delivery.  Liverpool Wheat���������No. .1 'northern  closed on Saturday at 6s  3d.  FLOUR���������Hungarian patent $2.15  per sack of 9S pounds; Glenora, S2 :  Alberta, , 81.85: -Manitoba, $1.70;  and  XX'X'X,  .$1.25.  C!ROUND ��������� FEED���������Oat chop, per  ton,'S2S; barley chop, $'22; oatmeal  feed," S14-.50; niixcd barley and oats.  .$25; oil cake', 930. $  ���������   MLLLFEBD���������Bran,   in bulk,  is now  worth   S15.50   per   ��������� ton,   and  shorts  $17.50.       , [  O'ATS-^-The market has advanced  lc per bushel' this <week- owing to  improved demand." No. 2 white oats,  Fort William, .4.3 c per bushel; No. 1  white, in car lots on track, Winnipeg, per, bushel, 45c ; No.<2 white,  ,4.1. to 42c; fged 'grades, 38' Lo '39c ;  seed oats, . 50. At country points  farmers aro getting 39c -to 31c for  No   2 white oats. 1  .BARLEY���������Stocks available are  very light and the market .has jumped to 46 to 4-Sc for seed grades and  40c to 42c for feed grades, in car  lots  on  track  Winnipeg.  FLAXSEED���������Dealers are asidng  $2.00 per bushel for'seed flax.   -  HAY���������Receipts ��������� are light, and the  market is SI higher at ������S to ,.$9 per  ton for fresh baled. Loose hay is  not offering to  any extent.  POULTRY���������There is ' very ' little  poultry in the market. Chickens "are  worth 1214c per pound for fresh kill,  edj'jand turkeys 12\<>c to 15c, accord-  ing(Vto 'quality. 1  BUTTER��������� No country creamery  buttei has reached this market yet ts  and , there-'is consequently ' nothing  new to report. The 'weather' has "not  been favorable for pasture.' and consequently milk is scarce in most districts. Commission -houses -are quoting 21 to 22c'per pound "for choice  creamery butter, delivered" in Winnipeg-  BUTTER��������� Dairy���������Butter making  is still a slow process for want of  milk and receipts of dairy are 'very-  light. Commission houses are' offering as high as 20c per pound for  best qualities of fresh made butter in  tubs, commission basis, and from  that figure tlie market ranges down  to 16c for round lots.  CHEESE���������This market is bare of  cheese, and there is, hardly any to be  had. Dealers do not care to bring in  ir.tich eastern stock; as Manitoba  cheese will begin to arrive WOon. The  OPLE  FROM ONTARIO  WHO HAVE MOVED TO MANITOBA. BRITISH COLUMBIA  OR N. W. T. SHOULD HAVE   ,  %a& Lro^x^  TORONTO  '      . i      r *  Go regular to then*'new homes in order that they may take advantage of  the bargains olfered every day in its columns, as well as for the news of  the world, and Ontario iu particular.  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE ib'ALF-PRICE OFFER  Made to all persons nving.west of North Bay. ��������� Cut- this advertisement out  and send ifc along with $2.00 (half price) and ifc will be sent to your address (including the big illustrated Saturday number) for one year.  ���������  Address:      THE GLOBE, TORONTO  WHEN BUYINC WHY NOT CET THE BEST.  THE QUALITY OF THE  OIL IS THE LIFE OF  THE PAINT.  MADE WITH MANITOBA PURE  RAW. OR BOILED LINSEED OIL  PURE  READY  MIXED  ,1, ,-i  PAINT FOR ALL PURPOSES.  SOLD BY  UP-TO-DATE HARDW ARE DEALERS EVERYWHERE.  .-      .. ��������� MANUFACTURED ,BY '    ' ' ,   ,"'  G. F. STEPHENS & CO.,  Limited,   ......... WINNIPEG.  PARL0  MATCHES  ^  FOR SALE  EVERYWHERE  ���������[[���������Try  our   Parlor   Matdhes.-  They produce a quick Light  without any objectionable  fi 1 fin f^c      ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  THE E B. EDDY Co., limited  Hull, Canada.  The'human ear can- conceive sounds  between 16, vibrations and '42,000  vibrations per second.    -  LADY'S  BIRTHRIGHT.  Health  ]\! others  and    'Happiness ��������� How,  Can Keep Their Little  Ones Well.  Tho biggest wine cooler is at Windsor. It was made for Georsrc- IV..  and two men'could sit in it with  ease.  Minard's Liniment Cores Garget m Cows.  A   Savnae   Bluejay.  A sportsman camping on one of tfra  ' lakes of Sullivan county, N. Y., offerer!  to1 bet $10 to -$1 that nobody in his party could guess bow he had received an  .injury to a linger which he held bleed-  in.? before the spectators. No one guessed, aud the- man went on to explain  tbsf while standing by the lake he had  seen a bluejay flying over so close  above his head that he instinctively  threw up his hand to. stop it. The bird  neither stopped nor swerved, but instead dashed straight for the haj?d,  stviking it with such force that the hill  penetrated to the bone and sent the  blood spurting as though the man had  been struck by a knife.  This sort of action is in line with the  general conduct of the jay. It is one of  the most aggressive birds on the continent, robbing the nests of other birds  and sometimes even killing young squirrels. The chief good thing that can be  said of it is that it often robs the'nest  of the English sparrow.  Ilcr   Smile.  He looked despairingly into vacancy.  "I have had my misgivings," he said  In a dull, passionless voice, "but now I  cm sure. Your laugh shows me you are  utterly heartless."  She turned pale.  "Heavens!" she cried in terror. "Did  I open my mouth as wide as that?"  Quebec Gentleman Who Relates an  Interesting Story of a Narrow  Escape���������Happy' Deliverance Just  In the Nick of Time.  Bristol. Que., May 19.���������(Special)���������  There are not many men or women  alive today who have passed through  such a terrible trial as Mr. R. Draper, of this place. Mr. Drapersays :  ������������������About four years a.g-o 1 was taken  ill with what 1 thoug-ht was Gravel.  '"i was suffering great pain, so I  sent for the doctor: he gave me some  medicine arid said" he would call  again.  ''He came twice more and charged  me fifteen dollars. I was a little  better, but not at -all well; and in a  short time after I took another bad  spejl.  'This time I sent for another doctor, with about the same results,  only I was getting weaker all the  time.  '���������Then a man advised me to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills, for he.saidthey  had  cured his mother.  "T thought I would try them and  I got a box and commenced to take  'them-right away..  ' Jn just one week after Iliad taken  the first dose, I passed a stone as  lai-ge as a bean, and in four days after I passed another about the size  of a grain of barley.'  "This gave me great relief and I  commenced to feel better at once.  "The improvement continued and I  gained strength very rapidly until in  a short time I was as  well  as ever.  ���������'This is over four years ago, and  I have not had the slightest return  of the trouble since, so that I know  now that my cure was an absolute  and permanent one."  price    today     is  firmer, and  being paid  the    retail  loads     de-  wholesale     selling  about 1314c  EGGS���������The 'market   is  about ,111-20 'per   dozen  is  for    fresh   case   eggs   .by  trade in Winnipeg.  P OT AT O ES��������� Farmers'  ��������� livered in Winnipeg. 25c per bushel.  .DRESSED MEATS���������Beef is very  scarce, and, has' advanced V^e. this  week. Beef; city dressed, per, pound.  S to 9c: veal, 7y2 to S^c; mutton,  10c; spring lambs, each, ������3.50 to  $'1.50; hogs, per pound, 7% to S'/ic.  , Hides���������No. 1 city hides, 6y2c No.  5Viic- No. 3. 4zy2. Kips and calf, the  same price as hides; deakins. 25 to  40c; slunks, .10 to 15c; horse-hides.  50c to SI.  WOOL is worth 61,4c'per pound for  Manitoba  unwashed  fleece.  There  English  distinct  "tear,"  amides.  are forty-eight words .in the  language   which   have     two  pronounciations.      "Bow,"  "invalid"   are  the best    ex-  . LIVE STOCK.  CATTLE���������Beef cattle are very  scarce, and the market is firmer.  Dealers are now paying 5c for nearly everything, and choice animnis  will bring a little more. We quote:  4.\i> to 5c per pound, off cars. Winnipeg, for butchers' cattle. Stocker  shipments to the west are numerous,  yearlings are ��������� worth as high as S16  per head at point of shipment. Two  year olds are bringing from $20 to  ������22 per head.  SHEEP���������About-5'.to. 5V������c per lb is  the value off cars, .Winnipeg-.  HOGS���������Best packers' weights 6%c  per pound Off cars Winnipeg, an advance of ������sc over last week. Other  grades  bring  proportionate  prices.  MILCH COWrS��������� Cows are very  scarce, and good milkers readily  bring '$4-5 each in this market. As  most of the stock offerings are poor,  they bring less- money, the range being from $35 to S45.  ��������� Health is the'birthright, of all little ones. It is a" mother's duty to  seo that her baby enjoys it. Mother's  greatest aid in guarding children's  health is Baby's Own -Tablets���������a  medicine which can be given with  perfect safety to the youngest baby.  Among the many mothers who have  proved the value of this medicine is  Mrs J. W. Booth, Bar River, Ont.  She says: "My baby suffered greatly from sore mouth and bad stomach. Several doctors prescribed for  her, but nothing seemed to benefit  her in the least till 1 began giving  he" Baby's .Own Tablets, and then  in a short time my little one was  fully restored to heal till. I would  not be without the tablets in the  hoiit.0 and would advise all mothers  to use them when their children are  ailing."  Baby's Own Tablets are used in  thousands of homes in Canada and  ahvays with beneficial results. They-  contain absolutely no opiateor other  harmful drug: 'are mild, but sure in  their action and pleasant to take.  The. very best medicine for. all  tr.cables of the stomach and bowels,  curing' colic, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea, and simple fever.  They give relief in teething troubles,  dispel worms, promote healthful  sleep and cure all the minor ailments  of children. Price 25 cents a box or  seat by mail postpaid by 'writing di-  rc-.r to the Dr. Williams Medicine  Co . ' Brockville, Ont., or Schenectady. N.  Y.  Flies may be kept from picture  frames by washing them over with  water in which a bundle of leeks  haue  been steeped  for a week.  FREE SAMPLE OF LIEBJG'S FIT CURE.  If you suffer from Epilepsy, Fits, Falling Sickness.  St. Vitus Dance, or have children or relatives that do  so, or know a friend that is afflicted, then send for a  free trial bottla with valuable Treatise, and try it.  The sample bottle will be sent by mail, prepaid, to your  nearest Post Office address. It has cured where ereryV  thin (j. elsa has failed. Wbe������ writing, mention this  paper and give name, age and full address to THI  UEBIG CO.. 179 Kixfl. ST. WEST, TORONTO, CAHAO*  LUCINA  CIGARS  Latest and Best.    You like a  .good Ci������ar. .-. TRY ONE.  MAXUFAOTURKD   BY  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO... WINNIPEG.  Four miles of trees have been  planted on Winnipeg streets this season.  Judge McTavish will investigate  the alleged Canadian tobacco combine.  The largest orchestras in point of  numbers are those for grand operas  at Covent Garden. London. There are  sometimes as many as To . performers.  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS, B. C.  Without question the best and  most effective springs in Canada for  the cure of rheumatism, kidney'���������':'.;or''  liver troubles. The medicinal qualities of the water are unequalled.  Splendid hotel accommodation ; fine  fishing and hunting. An ideal spot"  for  the invalid. ''������������������'���������  Leghorns are the best layers among  chickens. Each hen lays from 150  to 200 eggs yearly. 'Hamburgs lay  about lT0;and other breeds from 130  to 150.  REDUCES  EXPENSE  As2c for the Octagon Ear  A copy of Illustrated booklet  "Weekly Expenses Reduced" sent  tree to your address by writing to  LEVETS BROTHERS LIMITED,- TORONTO 203  No  beat  other  angler. has   been  able   to  Jonah's  fish story.  For Nino Years���������Mr. Samuel Bryan,  Thedford, writes- '.'For nine yeais I suffered with ulcerated sores, on my leg: I expended over $100 to physicians, and tried  every preparation I heard of or saw recommended for ciich disease, but could get no  relief. I at last was recommended to give  Dr. Thomas' Eclectric O.l a trial, which haa  resulted, after using eight bottles (using it  internally and externally) in a complete  cure. I believe it is the best medicine in  the world, and I write tlm to let others know  what it has done for me."  Sixteen per   cent,   of  the  men  in England  are  bald.  grown-up  Minard's liniment Cures Distemper.  1 a .  <  IK  v"t:  W.  N.   U.  No. .Si"1'  If.*1  ���������5 . *  a-  to-  if .*  ^i    -*���������-���������- ���������  ISSUED    EVERY  .WEDNESDAY.  Subscription $1 50 a year, in advanc  TO. B. Hnoeeson. Editor.  ������2T Advertisers who  want their- ad (  chang-edj    should,   get? ' copy  m   by  9 aim',  day bei'ores issue.     ,  Subaci-ibwrs ' tailing    to    receive     Tin-:  Nkws regularly will cioufer a favor bv notifying the   oihce.  Job" Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash, in Advance.  The Exodus from Canada.  In his budget spei-ch ia 'the Do-  miuion Hous-e of Commons ��������� on  March ISth last, Sir Richard Cait-  wright',' minister of trade and commerce, ,dewlt' very fully 'wilh the  t: exodus from Canada "' wi-.ich he  s-iid ".bo.H been gieitly under-rated;  or not sufficiently appreciated by  the people of Canada.    The  people  1 Canada has lost and sent to the  United States were the flower of her  population, composed of young men  and women in the very prime of  th< ir youth?' In 1880. according  r to the census returns of the United  ��������� States, there were 717,000 Canadi-  ',   ans in thai-Country; in 1890, Q80,-  000;   in 1900, 1,181,000.    .Canada  3 i  lost from 1880 to 1900 not less'than  1 - 443.000 souls altogether ; and from  1890 to 190Q not Jess than 417,000.  0  In the  two" decades,  beginning in \  1880 and terminating'in   1900,  tbe  ,    total"loss was not less than 850,000  'souls. ."-Canada is a comparatively���������  new country,- wi'th boundless  territories almost unexplored; and room,  ,,for   a   hundred million   of, people.  ��������� ' .Sir    Richard    Cartwright   'rightly,  says this state of .things is a nation-.  - al disgrace,   an>icharges;it to  the  '. "gross   misgovernment   and   mismanagement   of   those   who   were  charged with the'govern men t/of the  country during that time."    We do  - not think that Sir Richard is right  in this contention. An almost similar state of thing's existed' largely  in the Northern States of the Union  previous to".the lebellion of the  Southern States. , Great wealth was  produced by, the raising- of tobacco,  wheat, etc.,, which  found a   ready  ��������� sale in European markets ;" but the  ��������� manufactures    were    limi.ed,   the  wheat and -flour and  sugar raised  were exchanged for articles manufactured  in Great Britain   and on  the  continent of  Europe.      There  was a continual exodus of American mechanics from   one   state  to  another, and even poor Canada was  in those days visited by numbers of  American  mechanics and laborers  in search of work. It was only after  the close of the war of the rebellion  that a change took place.    An immense revenue bad to he raised, and  high protective tariff was placed on  all .-foreign   imports,   which of late  years  has been  made aimost prohibitive.   From that time industries  Sprang up throughout  the  country  affording remunerative employ ment  to the mechanic and  laborer.    .Sir  R. Cartwright is'a free-trader, and  so  is   Willfrid   Laurier,  and   they  will   doubtless cling  to  their  free  trade principles as long as possible.  We certainly have a slight measure  of protection in Canada, thanks to  the policy inaugurated  by the government of the late Sir  John   Mac  donald,  and    which   the    Laurier  government has not dared to inter-  fer whh.    The protection   mu.-:i be  increased, if  we wish tu retain  the  Dear   Mrs   B ,  in reply to your inquiry as to which is the best tea to use, I  would say that in rnv opinion it rests between the Blue Ribbon and Monsoon  Packet Te.is. If you like rich, strong tea, then B.lue Ribbon is undoubtedly'the  ���������best but should your taste be fur a delicate and very flavory tea 1 would advise  you to call on C. 'J. JVlOORK for a packet of Monsoon., Personally, 1 drink Blue  Ribbon in the morning and Monsoon at 5 o'clock, but then,-you   know,   1   am   a  perfect crank about tea.  Yours truly,  SARAH GRUNDY.  ii i wiimim-irrm  iMtssxwtto&raaacxmraaacai  "flower of our population.'1 Work  must be'provided for them, and this  can only be done by the building  up of 'industries throughout the  .Dominion', The new Australian  C ���������mnYomvealth has found it necessary to frame an almost prohibitive  tariff. With a free trade'policy,  there was no employment for -its  citizens; gold mining is on 'the decline, and permanent industries hnd'  r,o be established in order to give  employment to an increasing population. It was with .regret tha.t  their very high tariff was made applicable to the Mother Country,  but the .end sought t(o be attained  certainly appears, to' justify the  means,  A GOLD-LINED GOOiiB.  '    A' sensation was caused in isTe\v  West minister, near Vancouver, 'the  other day, by the discovery of ,$12  worth'oi'afcnc and coarse grain gold  in.the crop of a' wild  goo?e.     The  ���������goose was shot at Pitt Lake, which  is   fed     by   numerous    mountain  streams.     The sand "bars along the'  sho.e were known to contain  gold,,  but- had  never been  prospected'.���������  Women's Home.Jouinal: ���������,   '   '  IRt CASH STORE  %  J  'New Lines of���������-  Rubber Garden Hose, Rakes,  Hoes, Axes, Hose Reels,  Spades,.Shovels, Tarred and  ���������Building Paper,     &c,    ;&c.  just.'...'., )     i a ww SWINGS*  RECEIVED i-   -,l-AP'rif'   O^liyw^.  If  <;���������<  Sesmuir Avenue.:  Cumberland, B.C.  M  nil  '!  f A.B. PEAGEY, Druggist & Stationer.  4 'FOR   THAT COUGH,   TRY  %i.Ml f.*&~.*ZLk^AV  I     -r  FOR SALE, Cheap, a Good Bicycle  int.first-class condition.:���������Apply,  ''New*" Orlice. '  or^sa.\rvrXT-jpiyxzTY^rjpmjTs^:JSK:  A  Saturday half-holiday  move-  - ment   has   been   propot-ed^by, the-  i  .management of the Westside, one  of the largest labor employing  houses in Victoria. The proposi-  ���������ion is to clrse'at-one p m. tand le-  opnn apain at ,7'p.m., to continue  till the er.d of August.- This movement should 'commend itself to all  business houses as well as'to pur-,  chasers, who should have something  to 'sav, or to do with within, a si ore  should close for the benefit of its  employees.,  DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP  NOTICE _ IS HEREBY GIVEN, to all  whom it may concern, that the Partnership existing  between  Wesley   H..>dgbon  and   Joseph   Fitzgor'il-.l,   in- the   butcher  ��������� business at ��������� Oonrteuay a->d   Cumberland,  ,   has   this  cUy bteu   dissolved by  mutual'  consent. - ' c  Mr Hodgson will collect debts   dne 'to   the  iirm aud  pay liabilities to  the Creditors'.  Allcp'(.rso;is indebted to the said linn  ;ire  reu nested io pay the moin*'y to   Mr Hodg-  sou,-and all claim-* against them ure to be  sent inco liiin v/ithoui, delay.  W. HODGssON".  JO;SElJli FITZGERALD.  c '  John Mukdki.l, J. P., witness to dissolution.  Courtenay." July onh, 1902.  WINTER'S  ".    '���������'-     'INSTANT.  COLGH  i  'A  ~i  &  i  i  CURE,  s  IT'S   A   GOOD   ONE,   AND- KELIABLE  ]?OK '  'CIIILDHEN       AN J)      AUULTS;  5 , We are selling our TOILET SOAPS at Cost'to make ~m  fl .room. Finest GLYCERINE and .CASTILE SOAPS,. ��������� ..������  ������ Away Down.' ���������    -                               ,                   * '        . ,   7"      .'    ^j  ik ���������                   -'     '           '                         *      '-'     'I  m)} ���������  STORE OPEN  Sundays from 9 a.m. to io a.m.,    '           -    ���������-    ^  'up ���������           _ ;    '   '          and from 5 p.m. to 6 p m.        '                                     ;   VJ)  6 Dunsmuir 'Ave.,  ��������� Cumberland,  B;C.   %  ^ ��������� . ���������            ���������             -             * ��������� ���������            ���������   -'           '  ��������� "    ^  y^yi^  In  r a  I  FOB   S^H  jE  AK" INTELLIGENT HOUSE.  c    The sight of a horse trotting up  Genesee sireet  with an  empty carriage naturally suggests a runaway  and perhaps an   accident.     Pedestrians  in  the  vicinity of  the chy  hall often have their attention attracted   to   a   sleek -brown   horse  hurrying up the   street  alone,   and  they   stop  to  see   what   happens.  Nothing  ever   happens" with   that  horse,   for   he   is not  a   runaway. ^  When  his owner", Dr L, F. Patten-  gill,   wants   him   the horse is sent  from   the  stable to the office; and  the animal has intelligence enough  to  travel  alone  in  the busy street.  .-He trots .up to-the office door, takt s  his stand beneath a", big elm tree at  the   curb,   and   there  he  patiently  awaits, the coming of his master.���������:.  Dumb Animals Observer.  PIANO    TUNING.  MR OWENS will arrive in Cumberland on the 23rd, prepared to  visit his many patrons who require pianos tuned perfectly.  VIOLIN  D. THOMSON.     -     -  Teacher  Music for Dances, &c, supplied  at short notice. Orders left with  Mr E. Barrett, at the Big Store,  will he promptly attended to.  nffHTI MlT^MlQ5ray'>g*nKIJl.ll"-tf������������t,������WC^"*T>Mt'v3WWW'  SALE    OF  Farm Stock and Implements  Apply��������� " NEWS''   OFFICE.  2-7 02  MAPLEHURST    FARM,  H O R N Ii Y  ' I S L A N D,  (COMO'X   DISTRICT),    .  Containing ���������  230   Acres     ���������    200  Acres Fenced.  About  400 healthy lle.inny   Fruit Trees.  70   Acres cleared up yood,   and   in crops  and hay land.  62   Acres  cleared   tip   rouyh.   but   good  past tire.  85   Acres bush��������� ea-y cleared.  13  Acres chopped and burned over.  The whole of the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any kind of gram and  root crops.    Ia suitable for .beef, dairy or  sheep.  15,000  Cedar   Rails in boundary and  field fences.  ��������� Large 7-roomed house���������water in house  2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by 75 feet. Sheep  Barn, Hen Houses, etc.  Buildings 5 years old.    Abundance  of  Baldness BucomOi^ CiireiT J  By PROF. SCHAFFNER  The Old   V NEWS ������ BUILDING.  A remarkable cure effected. Cures bald-r  ness of Ions? standing by the use of PEERLESS HAIR RESTORER and ELECTRIC  MASSAGE TREATMENT, both of which  combined destroy all germs and invigorate  the routs which stimulates circulation of the  active forces that feed the hair follicles;-  From one to two months treatment  ��������� .  "ood water.     Nearly 1  mile frontage on      -will Restore Baldness of long-standing1'  Stteifoe for tlie NEWS,  == !  FTT^  H  O,  t  Take  a   Dry   Sponge   and   pour  on   it   a   bucket   of  water  It  will   swell   every time sure.      ....       .....      ������������������������������������       ������������������������������������  "JUT- we are not selling suoages, our lire is-^���������  SWELL     BUGGIES  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Load of Open rnd Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Platform, Duplex ancl Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Buckbuavds, Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all of'the most Up-to-Date Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers aud ourselves ���������-.   Lambert Channel.    l% miles from Government Wharf.  ���������   Good    Markets���������Cumberland   (Union  Mine.-), Nanaimo  and Victoria.  Good   shocking ��������� Deer,   grouse   and  ducks plentiful.  Price,   $0000  1-3 cash.,..balance,   6 per cent.  Also, 246 Acres adjoining���������good land, at  -SS'per acre. ,    ;.  Also, several Good Grade Jersey Cows,  Heifers to calve, and Yearling and  Heifer Calves.  Apply GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island.  14-5-02  i1  1  ifiSillO   STIAI   yaaiu  8-12-'02 STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  worn  OTIC-E IS HEREBY GIVEN that sixty  days after date I intend to apply to the  Honourable the Chief Commissioner of  Lands and Works for permission to purchase the followiug Crown lands: commencing at.a post on the north shore of  Otter Bay, Chatham Point, Vancouver  Island, thence west forty chains, thetce  south forty chains, thence eaat forty  chains, thence along the shore to the  pMnt of commencement, containing 160  acres more or less.  ALBERT FRANCIS YATES,  Nanaimo. B.C.,  Dated the 4th day of April, 1902.  1G-4 02    8t  . Advertise in tlie lews,  Daily Treatment $15 per month.  Parasites cause all hair trouble. Dandruff  is caused by a germ which saps the hairs  vitality. Vaseliue and oils are of no benefit  to the hair, aa dandruff germs thrive ia  them,' as well as in all grease. To cure dandruff, which is preceded by, and a sure indication of, falling hair, it is necessary that  the dandruff germ be eradicated. From one  to three bottles of' the' Peerless Hair Restorer will cure the worst chronic case.  VIOLIN   TUITION.  PROF C.H.   SCHAFFNER, con-  -    SERVATORY   GRADUATE.        has   de-  cided to locate permanently in  Cumberland is prepared to give,  lessons to a limited number of  pupils on the Piano, Violin and  voice culture. WHITNEY  BLOCK.  NOTICE   IS  HEREBY GIVEN   tha  Daniel McDonald has made an Application for a Transfer of Licence from  William Lewis^Courtenay Hotel.  The Board of Licence Commissioners  will meet Monday, 21st Julv, 1902, at  Court-house, Comox, at the hour of 3  p.m., to consider the above application.  ,.     JOHN THOMSON,  Chief Licence Inspector.  Cumberland, B.C.,  23rd June,  1902. .  25-6 02.

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