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Array wlw',    ^  t<       I  -Y--  ���������-"J***        /"t.Jrtl*������^4,    '  *,   ' ���������* t-^ ������   -y~U5\Ty      ^^Jly\ (XS-^yy-      [l  t  -s���������Jr-  A<  NINTH .YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B. tC. ./WEDNESDAY,  JUjLY* "31', foo'i.   *  t -     j  A    SONG    OF.  TBITJI-IFK.  V t <, ____���������*  Soon-will my head be ,woolly gray,  And my fr,ee soul be'flying, *  Through skies of azures far away,  Wi.h ne'er a thought" of'dying.   \  * . ���������  ' rt   v������_      -      - *  Then come ye,on with scythe or hoe,  "> I scorn yourbest'enrleavor;  "        ** *    '\    * i-       r  For men may come and /men may go,  "But.I grow on for ever.   '   *        >  < *v   a      ���������Canada .Thistle.  -���������WIRE-NEWS  Mas.    KRUGKEt   BURIED.  i   The fol]ovvi'rfff'has-'b(e*eri  received-  -   ' **-   . ��������� " '.j  from the-Victoria"branch(o''f the   N.  *.   ;..   *r 3    ,  <L.J.r We trust that alLJoyal readers  ,      *     '   1      r   ���������.* * j. ������       "* * '_  ' will piye it'due consideration: " .  ��������� lheNay_y,League^2.-^- --/>       - ���������  18 Victoria Street,--,,  f.    *j'T " '        -  ���������*\ *-   ������    1      >"  v      ' ���������' ''  *'*���������������������������   --*   - ji/j *  : /-- ������������������*" ** ?.* *���������*���������*������������������;���������' . m'  '    *s������   /   .������**    .J.     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That ihe 'MediieVranean   -fleet'  *&   ,:,__���������*���������, .;- _   *- ,-i(.t   , V ,        ,     , j.  is shorrof crtysers'./.^y ,*>    l( (  >'f, 3. That the .Mediierranean   fleet'^  ������������������Vancouver, B:. ,C.,' July 19th���������  (Special)���������The Fishermen^s strike  ���������was defirjitely. settled tonieht' 'af a  ^meeting of the' local" nnioni " 'The  board of trade arbitrated^the m'at-;  ter. The basis of the settlement is  twelve and hall cents oh" ar quarter  of the cn;tire pack, and 10 cents on  ,*   r * ' 1 a  -"���������the balance. JThe men' start" fish-  <*-- 1,  jng on Su n'da\r night.       ,     * ,-  -     * c        ' " -*  L   Lbh'don,'Jnly  23^-Fra'gmentar\>-,  rj- ''^V*-' '** <  '.despatches frorh^St." Petersburg tell  __"   *     jt "'4      . f   **.    ,. - (  9f unusual' activity?" in }.tbe ' army ���������  and navy circles-in,Russia.'-*-r\  r     i  ���������   ,��������� '*    l       -- . -- 'S' ,    \  - jThe.Czar..accordingto'AHcse'dis-  ^patches.dias-ordered^the enlistment '  'oi 300*000>mcn for)the ' ai my, aid'  '*    I    *      I      * ' -1 .tT      )     ,*J"'l  -'-,        ���������*  .*���������"    I t i *"   .!*i^  navy, and^t naval;stations work ,1a-1  ''being'piisired-niffn't and day!  '"  '     7, /-*��������� ���������**  ".     V���������'jj     ,       j t   -1.   '^ t  v- i An'*gx pi a nation of' this  military *<  activity is;given in a brief:telegram  ^-     >        t-sf  Former President Verjr Depressed at'  the I/oea of His Wife.   "'/  '      -   - ������������������- _,  1 Pretoria, July 22-^Mrs^Kfnger^ ;'  'wife of former President .KrugerV of  -- .���������*���������"������_,,..,  the South  African  Republic/  who;    .  died on. Saturday   of   pneumonia.   '  -   r     < *"- _ ' '   .  after an illness of -three, days,, was    s '  1 i* ,  'buried here this afternoon.   *r* %        %���������<-"-  Amsterdam, July 22���������Mr Kruscer  a ' * -1     *  is very, depressed as, the  result^ bf    -  the,death of his wife, but hie health -, , ;  is unaffected: --On the-contrary, he    "������*  ' '      .  ������ _.     _. 1 ��������� ���������''       ',.' ;*) ������  has thrown himself into his {work  .\ ���������*'  with more than^his -_.us_.uall energy/", ,*  *���������  *���������' c**-* ^  >T    i'V'l  -*-.*>������������������  .    .    t*"i  '*     -5  .   f   P^-l  "Press comment on the death of Mrs' > ������'" ^',, -i^  3^1  Kfuger is sj-rnpathetic. , The news-  -   "' '       -       '      ,.'-',..*-, "*    '  fJpapers do not;, attach..'an,y'^special*  .-���������-'-..* *   s    (       -      .^'    . '"- i"V, "   ^vf>T?  significance'to the'event.'i'J'.-a'^*1-'**"      r-<r^ fi-w5.;.*^  .������,x������^i *���������  -o-  .      I   ���������*,!/���������*������*;-  J ,  n '    - t ' - r *  it--"  *��������� -* if.--  f>A rumorvfroni Pekin'has it ';thatj   fir'  is. '**J*>..?I  '< S'.  y"is shorf of'destroyers, r^-'  <4: That the-Mediterranean;vfleet  1 , -        'to        r >* )>��������� !i ,   i* ,c  is shortof auxiliaiifS'. ^   ��������� ."^   *' -  ���������' ; And'fnrth'er^that the"stren"th^o1'  ���������tlie*Melliterrahea'nvfieet?:falls &hoft,  - *  * v1 *<-'���������-���������.>>.���������'-?. ^o./'-"Tv '-;   , -1 ^ r  safety "or ^tne ������j&m p  a.   lhe.*>e-t,i]nes being so,^ and r the-^  , scjsVem i^n'v s 11 \ he rN ayv^League * in!  - ..^j^-*, ���������>! V,,,,-r'c ;.:'-tr-f: -*^.<*������' < ---���������*.. -i<   i'.* *  :W^i^OP������^^"J?J^^>SM'^.i- 'v^? ^^V^ftf^sW^-rgffa'^! lo'dMcienci-ls-'hivh^b^w  ,<v) ^-i..-.-, -   '-**^^-" ^f^~*-v<.v(,rvlv^jr_' - - ^-.  ,r    -i 1-   . - ~A***-'^-*!_ ^<- ���������*- ---..������ ^*������-*M;*-i-:* sH **���������*--*      ���������=  u -*10 UBJ-i*-*-vnues ^na-ving* oeen ^  r. In; Agents for >IcCoWifck;H-arvesting^Machmcjy.-'-*u.^^^ -���������*.-: -^/v ,.A^\*.   t  * ������) .      b< ' ^ \^-"K   '.v ������������������������.������������������������-. v     "j-n ^--r~\ -co      ?%'s ' ffi   * .-proved to^be accurate,  it   is neces-  ./phce^a-nd paajticulars.'* P. O. Drawer 068:     W* *- ., n.l{ tJ^  - ,     , \ *t,������ \ , -    ,  s    -��������� *.*-���������- ,���������-* '*.   .    --.it*        *������    ��������� - '.-���������-������������������������>     '-Ja :  "Vrite for������'  y -  -^     " '   J . 1. => ��������� ������������������ ...  &  f?^W&^>#i    -.VMaijyrnfw^patterns   of   |  .Kv >     ?^  \i^rr m-.," \s%r IP  Fine Goods 111 w  J '���������        CARPETS, ' RUGS,'  i'.l -v ,>WW  ART .SQUARES,'  LACE -CURTAINS,  ljn^iii    \jiir.iAi^o,    m   i year s int; >rne is  MUSLIN ; ART   DRAPING, | < ������100.000.-:  ^    '  sary to place the   facts   before . the-  1       *   1' ." ���������*'-"' "'��������� . "-" '  eb/ctors with 'the view of increasing  the *jtrei.gth, of the'Navy, 'and^plac-s  ing the safety of theco'untrytbeyond  c -iVil^pr ,dispute\ "' -2  * ^ *���������v <.       *   **- ��������� **' ���������-"  "For this x>utpose money is need-'  ed, and I w ould' tlieref *re ask __ your  reiders to join-the Lengue-as mem-  bers at������l: or as associates at'5.   or  '      -������, -       *���������  ,    '  1. as they may think desirable.   (,  ___ / ��������������� "  The German Navy League has a  membership of 600,000 and its last  ���������    A '\ <���������     ,-r  year's inc/>me is stated Lo have been  iv, S     ���������> Sr J   ���������< n 1" r r   1  ,*���������'      '   *r+*   .      i*-       *  _'sian govern men t~ has "l ordered   the1  firaihvays "ts1 "hold - theu'selves^in1  .^readiness' to / transport 'troops oil"  "foiii^hours'.notice, 'andV7that :w'ar:  . wiin.Japan is imminent.* v  that they will employ 60,000 troops./ 4 ./.-^. v.. ���������,������  '-for the  defence ^of   the * line;* -- Li'     ^,,*I '   '!^l  Hung Changproposea.to [withdraw    \ v ��������� T-"'f  all Chinese troops from Manchuria,'    ���������\  ,     *   4*.        r1*    "  "      -.     ^*-f 1.   ^ Tv-. ,.<  i -  Ju y..l7/savs thevRuss;^'1  deavorirtg to buy.������ the-'lull ping\col-  ij]:xi*:..J':<   nu:i:*i������.i^-i- .<���������_! ���������_i__:_ >*-*���������_*���������.._-���������-'  is are/en-  ^.-T' *jr  'he is not popular witb 'the-British/"-��������� ���������' -^*-a-^a  absolutely-tied up to the  interests   "  ������    *'     '���������;f,    _,,.������������������       l'i, ,-'*./-,f  ly    ,     -3  *J-^|'        -     *      ,<"*--  of Russia^although  it tis" .common*  aipmg ������colliei'iesvare'' n  ...   . -    *v- . ���������   ���������tl   ��������� i������*  *���������-.   "*'*���������      1*   ''l-i  largely supplying the1 navies 'of thev  powers on the far east'with coal..    -  London, July 22-^-Tt is-'believed,1  (V.J  ", ������������������,?"1w*  gossip* in Tientsin .that -his friend***' ^U f ;>U^i  .���������Buin,has'cost Russia aT.ereatvdear<f. -  ,,%r- ������ '-*���������-*-'T^^>*, '"v a ".^'rA -.-s?^"~\ - ���������.  ���������*- mo n ey.,' Ha-;h asj," n ever'! forgiven" ^  England ior'having refused ,tof*iri-\-  t-^rfere on behalf of -China, -at' tie  ���������** *        '   *       '       -  V,1''      ' <"     '   *" ���������" ���������  "time of-tthe war with Japan, as  le.  ? "1 *    *- -   . *   .*���������     ..  f"i*3  ***, #&-rA  r.*"-x-;^'  says the'limes, that a grant wMl be 1 'fully expected she would.���������World,  m. de1 to' Lord ��������� Roberts r in   recvig- v    ,      ������������������ "���������--^��������������������������� '  nilion of hi������ servii.es'-in South Afri-  ca, and to enable' him suitably   to  'maintain his pe. rage.    To provide  -for this a'n'additional estimate will  -*,-<"���������" ���������*  /be submitted to pailiameut.",.    The  grant will'be ������100,000.  COMPLETE FURNISHERS. VICTORIA, B.C.  lllilf^  CONSISTING OF-  [Crockery.ware, Chamber, Sets,  ���������  Cups and Saucers. Glass ware,  Lamps, Water and Lemonade Sets  1 IT  T  I amfSir, '  Your obedient servant,  -'H. Seymour Tkoweb,  Chairman Ex 'Com/  Wm. Caius-Crutciiley, Secretary.  '   Upon1  the   suggestion*  of   x\ ear  Ailmiral Bickford, Commander-in-  Chief of the Pacific Station, it 'is  the desire of the Britibh Columbia  branch of the Navy League, to form  a British Columbia Naval Reset ve,  in the same manner as Newfoundland has done.  Taking i ito consideration the  membership of the German Navy  Loigue above mentioned, (winch  was formed long since the British),  this branch earnestly appeals to all  readers of these letters, -;o join the  British Columbia branch as members, at $2 per annum; which - includes subscription 10 the Navy  League Journal, a monthly publication from London, on the subject  of the League and the Navy.  The Hon  Sec:eta*.y's  address  is-  P. O. Box 637, Victoria, B.C.  HELIEF FUS-nrPOK -lilliSj SWED-  DEN.,     ':  Nanaimo, July 24���������Mrs Sned-  den, widow of the miner* killed in  the Cumberland disaster, has received the relief money awarded  her. It amounts to close on two  thousand dollars. , She i^ now ill  in the hospital, but on coining out  will go with her five young children  to live in Scotland,  -o-  Port Simpbon, B. C.", July 22���������A  big fire started at Mctlakahtla this  morning. The bishop's house, the  big church with home, Indian girls'  home, the old school, i-evera' uther  houses and old cannery were destroyed.   o   Mr Carthew is prosecuting  work  in the school, having got the contract for finishing up the extra  rooms upstairs. This will enable  the hoard to do away with the pre- i  KIRKWOOD RITCHIE.  Last evening at the  residence of  the family of tlie bride,"**Miltoii St.,  * ���������<  -  Rev. .A. O.  McRae-united   in   the  *>  bonds of-holy matrimony,   Captain  Alexander Kirkwood  master of the  SS.   Mineola,     and" Miss   Bessie  Ritchie, youngest daughter,,of   the  late Mr Ritchie.     The  bride 'who  was prettily and becomingly gowned in white organdie,   was  absisted -  by her sister,-Mrs  Armstrong   and  by Miss Murray, while'Chief En- '  gineer  Macintosh   supported   the'  groom.    After the   wedding a  reception was   given   at. which  the  many friends of the  young  couple  wished them long life  and  happiness, wishes in which   the  Herald  frinccrely joins.    Mr nnd MrsKirk-  ���������ftoccl leave this   morning   on   the  Mineola for Port Los Angeles,  and  will   take   up   their   residence   at  Santa Monica.���������Herald.   o   Death's [Hand.���������On Saturday,  George Wood, who has been coachman to Mra Dunsmuir, died from  cerebral hemorrhage. He leaves a  widow and three children here; a  brother, T.   C.   Wood,   of   Comox,  sent 5th room which is in   tho   old  school, separate from the  new. __  H.M.S Warspite arrived in Comox harbour Sunday. She will  stay some lime.  Arangemonts are being made to  have a Bin*-jackets day from sviips  cre-Asin Comox harbour at an eaily  date A ('o.ogation has been ap  pointed to app oach tlie executive of  the flag ship with a view to oht. in-  iti2 Admiral Bickford's consent to  the   s^berne.  I and a father and two sisters in England, to mourn hid Jloss.���������Colonist.   o   Work is being pushed at the pit-  lipad, No. 4 "slope.     Buildings aro  being ereced over the new  engine,.  fan engine, and sundry   minor re������  pairs are being made.     The whole  iijcliLO trestle  ia   to be   replanked .  and strengthened.      ���������  1 1.,  v.  .1-  5 . (j  */','   *  - \'( * *   ���������>'  f>* l  *!& '  y>:   -  f _,  **���������''",  *:    ,  H ���������:  ' *.  \/M*.     ,  i .J*.- ,  v   -.   _���������'  *,       -, .,  ���������?;*.'  *  "7  fi <  I*J    * ���������"  ! w k  'li- c  :* *.   *-���������   ���������  is1  I! ���������*:  I1     *  IV  I!  -  'l  I     J  1  If (  ll  -  ,'    1  | A Goddess |  | of Africa, t  ������, ��������� ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.   ���������  ��������� ������ ��������� , t5  Ey ST. GEORGE RATHEONE 2  '  CHAPTER   IV.  .  3HKEE MOXTHS IX TAN'GLE AND DESERT.  yarn of yours.  Will you relieve my .curiosity, nay  dear   fellow?" *,__  Hastings laughed as' he accepted  the seat,  and hugged his knees.  "Twenty minutes would hardly be  enough in which tot tell you a tenth  of the whole story/so  I shall   only  (Lord Bruno appeared to be "strange-  Civ   anected   upon   hearing   this   startling announcement  fro'm  his  companion.  His face lighted up with an  eager  ' _   expression      that    naturally     enough  aroused   the   curiosity    of    Hastings:  nor were  the words  he let fail    cal-  J    eulated   to  lessen   this   feeling.  \ /'Something    told    me    there     was  .',    'more than mere accident in this mect-  .    ���������*ing,  Eev;, and  already I  can  see  the  hand  of destiny guiding us.     Yes,    I  -imagine Ave shall get on famously to-  -gether.      Of that,  nforc anon."     '  ->   ,   They had left behind them the scene  of  tl-e  desnerate encounter,  with    all  -Its*  huleaous   accompaniments,    ���������which  would doubtless haunt Hex for  nianv  , a day;  althouph by  tin?  time ho wcis������  * -pro wing   accustom er'   to   nicturcs*  o'"  i.   violence,"     since'    tlv'ir'    lon ft,    .trni'.  -thro*.J������r"H   the   denth   o[' ACi-ir-an    frwnt?*  ana clesen had been, mariced' ia many  - .__. jjiacss' oy sauy uiiij,i*j   <.on\d~ls, wrfere  ���������the  u__,ly   natuie   ot   the  nau*.u  tildes  reiuSv.u"nieimly   ovcvuuea,   and   ioic-  *ect  a  meeting  that* leoul.ea  m  puch-  e*d 'battle.   * -.  In many casei thc-ac blacks 'were so  ugly   in * appearance,   ana   "with   such  _ -.barbarian man tiers  and customs  th,jt  ' ������one could harelip   Lun���������\o'Uiau human  -beings    at  all;    indeed,   the  traveler's  ������*wuie morj apt to iu-,en Uicin to some  1    uamily  oi> monster  apes',   lot*  like  the  ���������gorilia. tl.ey lncd in  the  U*v.e tops ���������  l-'anu'iarity     usually     br.e:.s -' contempt! and in this ea33_th������.*.i oatiuued  lighting th.H lell.to their shire made  > soldiers* oi t oi an   erstwhile art Llu-  v"ieut and s lentidt ��������� ', '  HeaMer     g'e'-v   the     shadows,     as  knight   closed  h.r  sai.lc   mantle     over  the  forest*       Biu'.soe  evi.'e.itly   knew  .just where he   was, he id ing,,   for* he  ���������pof-scssccl   t*ie   ro-iiai'ka'-lp  acumen for  "Vwhich    Ainoiican    froiitiorsiiicn     have  (ralwa_\s  Le*?n n-ted.      The' **.i'3rns     of  }forest .and ���������satieam   we~o   as   familiar  -to him as tho  n: iri^c-'s  compass  ,to  * the sailor,  an'd from mountain     and  1 plain^ the voices  or   nitnto  whispered  her' etcVnal  secrets   in    his     e.ir.      Tt  were useless  to asl:  him  why  certain  \ things  were so���������lie  could    only    tell  you  that  he   was   as     sure   of  it  as  ���������>Xhat he Ihed.  There  was   no  encounter  with*   the  -isn-eury,  no warning shot from   cither  .vanguard or those upon the Hanks  Evidently the Makjl.ikas had been  ���������utterly*, demoralized by the sudd?n  ,swoop oi J-irutio and his cowboy  band, aim behe\ed the forces of the*  ifearcd wizard of South Africa, Cecil  Ilhodes, had been turned loose upon  them. '  As the country -was'.swarming with  hosiiles it would bo poor policy, to  remain long  in   ono  spot  Even   Lord  33rt,:io   kmw * tins,     and  ,Jim    Bludsoe      woliUI    surely    advise  against  it,   thon< h   there   was    really  ���������nothing  to   preien;;   their  stopping   a  .-few   hours   in   oick.r   to   cook   supper  -and recuperate.  The twilight had i en do rod objects  very uncertain by the time a<w!ustle  i from the leader warned thi*m he had  ..arrived close to the spot which  "would serve them as a temporary  ���������.laager,   or  camp.  Here the ollfliots of the hills,  lknown as kopjes, dwindled down to  a'rough counttw , in which it were an  easy task to hud some basin where  a small fire might be lighted with  but a  trifling  chance  of  discovery.  Bludsoe's   unerring   judgme-nt     had  .-maiked      out      such  -straight as the cr*bw  *to it.  Presently a  cheery  scene was    presented in a little  "dip"   back   of   the  :first  roll,  where  a   camp  fire burned,  .horses     were   staked   out  as   on  the  plains,  to   nibble  at  the  grass,     and  -the   doctor busied   himself   in   preparing! ng  supper,   for   besides  being able  to  minister to the wants  of tortured  flesh,   this   remarkable    man   was     a  chef  of  no  mean   calibre,   and     could  'tickle    the   palates    of    Ins     fellows  ���������with   savory     dishe.',   which,   if   they  ���������'lacked   the   elegance   of   a   I������*%.imonico  . concotion,     Avere  certainly   unrivaled  ��������� in   the estimation   of  those who  par-  1 took.  Bludsoe    was    looking     after     the  horses,    and    doing    numerous  chores  about     the  camp.        The  other "two  v members of Lord Bruno's little band  appeared to have vanished into   thin  air.      Hastings   had   only   to    glance  V in   the direction of. a tree that mark-  *ad    the     rise     in   front,   to    catch  a  ��������� glimpse of  a  small  fiery  spot   which  he knew,was  the  end of a cigar Red  Eric ��������� smoked      while     standing     on  ;guard.     Little Phil  occupied anotlier  ��������� coign bf advantage near    by.        Evidently  Bludsoe was not the man   to  'be caught napping.  "Corae,'[. said tbe artist, as he  ' threw himself at full length upon a  blanket at some, little distance from  the fire, "suppose you occupy that  place, Rex. We have some twenty  minutes'to spare beforo supper will  be ready. Your friend is busy with  his specimens, paefcing them up more  ������������������securely for some purpose or other.  '.I confess that 'I am frightfully ea<rer  a    place,     and  flies he led them  relate that part1 beginning .with iny  leaving Zanzibar and striking . into  the  wilderness."        i  "Good!"   said  the  Briton,   nodding  eagerly. ���������   *' /**     f  "T must' in a measure explain the  motive that influenced ray action. _Itf  was no desire' to emulate Stanley or  even *my friend Chandler���������I, did not  seek to undertake' these frightful dangers in the* interest' of art, such as  might influence an 'enthusiast like  yourself, nor did the "eager desire of  the .professor to_ discover now wonders ' in the field of science" that  might cause t untold millions unborn  to'rise up in ages to come and call  him blessed, have any particular  weight with me. ' .  "Plainly, then, my dear Bruno, 1  am a rude, uncouth treasure seeker���������*  a'Cortex or. Pizarro'transferred to  this heart of the Dark Continent. I  sought a fortune, a will-o'-the-wisp  that had'"eluded" many an eager hand  before. I have' been so close to it  that here is one' of the gems which  await the bold adventurer ( daring  enough to invade the spirit-guarded  ..temple in'.the libllow of-the extinct  volcano, called by the native Kro-  kato.": ' ,  He held out his hand and deposited  something in 'the palm _of the   artist  ��������� something    that    glowed in   . the  glowed in the sparkling firelight 'like  'a gleaming drop, of liquid fire, or - a  , crystal of blood. -       ' ������   -*"  No  wonder Lord Bruno uttered an  exclamation  as ,his  eyes  rested upon  this   priceless *-ruby/"   He   had   never  seen  its" peer,, rudely, cut,.though  it  was   by  some ^native  lapidary  of     a'  >-past "age. ' "'       - '.  "Jove! if that be a sample of the  treasure 'trove, I . don't wonder you  are'ready to undertake/'*unlimited  dangers in order to secure it. *_��������� Real-  lv,_,I shall take some stock in King  Solomon's Mines after this., *Thero-  mnncer had- a foundation for, 'his  wi^.T'.rfnl -tnlo. *-, That atone ' Is  worth a snug sum. of guinea gold, 1  tell you.  * But/pray proceed.' -}  "At some other * time I -will tell  vou *how and when and wnere" "_I  learned about this -wonder tieosure  that has* lain buried _ in the depths  for ages.'- .You remember ;the story  of Bdmond Bantes in Monte,Cristo,  "and under .what peculiar".conditions  "he learned of thchiding _place of 'the  vast "wealth 'accummulated on tbe island in-the Mediterranean���������'-weir, I  believe \that_, in one -��������� sense! dij- ��������� experience was almost as singular as -his.  But you shall judge yourself at some  future time.       - ' *-  "Our. journey was anything but'  peaceful. It started under favorable  auspices, but ere a week had passed  we found ourselves in hot water. I  believe a wave of fanaticism has  swept over Africa from the region of  the Nile and the Kingdom of Dahomey down to the very borders of Matabele land.  "At any rate wc found the blacks  aggressive all through our trip. At  times I actually had reason to sus-'  pect that these tribes of interior Africa' were really united in some ancient league, and recognized in the  \vhite man the coming doom of their  race, for at , some1' future date, as  purely as the world continues to exist, that restless, colonizing Anglo-  Saxon race is bound to dominate Africa even as it does North America,  Australia and many other quarters of  bi a globe.'      ,  "Well, we were in a position to  offer either the olive branch or war  to the knife, and when the aggressive  tactics of the blacks forced us to the  latter condition, you can believe we  hit hard.  "Still, the continual dripping of  water will wear away a stone, and  this constant sj stem of warfare began   to  tell upon  our   organization.  "We lost some men in battle, others  deserted, stealing what tho could, and  by degrees, our condition began to  grow desperate. *-  "I am not made of putty, however,  and never once thought of relinquishing rny plains, for the idea of possessing this argosy had become the one  scheme''of my life���������you know a man  may find himself so wrapped up in a  certain matter that he fairly dreams  of it.  "Time will not allow- me to tell  you what we experienced���������how many  dangers we escaped, and how bravely  my men stood up against the flight  of poisoned arrows sent among us by  a tribe of such demon-like blacks that  I called them the .Tabberwocks.  "Reduced to half a dozen we came  at length to the country of my  dream ��������� my yearning inspiration.  It had been so impressed on my  mind that I seemed to recognize  every feature of the landscape, and  I asHiire you this fact gave me a  peculiar sensation, ��������� since .it seemed  to add a. positive assurance .with' respect to the existence of the fabulous  mine.  "It was hot my intention to take  a single member of the expedition  into my confidence/outside the professor.   ,-..'.. ' .  '' Our carriers, and guards had .10  idea but that Monsieur Jules was  the real head of the traveling"show,"  and that I had accompanied him in  a spirit of pure adventure, coupled  with a desire to shoot big game.   ���������  "Hence. I did not -find it difficult  to steal away from our camp one  night, gun in hand, and head for the  quarter where I believed the secret  cache might be found.    .  "I   found   it,    you    see,    and came  within au ace ot leaving my bones -n  the depths of that strange ruin, the  remnant of what must have bsen a  temple a-C.es ago, dedicated to the  sun possibly, since I have,,found e*v i-  denccs that there were fire worshippers   in  the heart' of  Africa,   as   well  IT MADE HIM A "HERO.  AN  ACT THAT  BROUGHT  A  LAWYER  FAME AND   FORTUNE. ,  as among,the ancient Peruvians .*nd  the Aztecs *of Mexico, but wait until  you see that remarkable crater Lei^-i-  ple yourself.  "When I fled from the scene afu r  a desperate encounter \-ith some i-i-  ganiic blacks who appeii-;u to guard  the sacred valley, my intention was  to get away as speedily /->_ ]><issi';lc,  dispose of this'jewel 111 JohanntYo'ir*.  or Capo Town, and organize a n* -v  expedition prepared to c<-].e w i,h the  tremendous difficulties which ,1 had  found must be surmounted if success  were ever to perch-supon my flag.,_.  '  "Our proper ���������course should have_  been to have immediately left' that  dangerous region; ,but -the professor  had conceived an idea, and being as  stubborn as a, mule, he was bound  to  have  his  way, 'danger  or not.  "In brief, he had discovered a large*  kraal against'the side of the mountain, a town that seemed to be manv_  times larger than- anything he had"  as yet run across,,, besides presenting  possibilities that were especially _ al-  'luring to such a .devoted "son of  , science. .    '    ."      "  ' 'To . make a������ long ' story 'short, 1  then, I reluctantly- agreed ������0, accompany l him, knowing by ^experience  that this was the quickest method of  inducing him leave the hostile region,  for "it had by this , time become a  question as to ^whether we wo'uld  'ever live to reach civilization again,  so numerous were the difficulties that,  beset us.  "We started*out immediately, <��������� having' cautioned our few remaining men  to remain in hiding. T may as well  mention just t here that, when we  reached our rendezvous again all' of  'them had decamped,with the plunder,  save 'faithfully' Friday; but since his  specimens remained safe>. 'Monsieur  Jules' never worried.    ^ ^ -  "I knew from, the lay of the "land  that it was our'policy to, ascend the  hill,, since, by taking" a "circuitous'  course we could reach a point where  the T'whole ��������� great' village of "conical  huts would be spread, before- us in  the moonlight. _ * '.n .. "' '-/��������� *���������  ' '"This we managed to-accomplish,  and upon crawling around *the loose  rocks -found that my shrewd supposition was very' accurate,' .since we  overlooked the entire /kraal.       '*  "Wo were immediately startled by  the fact that a, tremendous-commotion seemed to -have swept^ over ther  place. From our elevated' position  wre could see a dense mass of kneeling'blacks in the open space-at-the  Coot, of- the cliff, and the low murmur,  of a chant'which had struck our ears  UDon ' roundiner the side of the hill.  now burst into a most amazing chorus, that rose and fell like the waves  of the  ocean.   _���������  "1 was at first alarmed, believing  that our presence had ecome kno.Nn,  and had something to do with this  terrible spectacle; but the professor  assured me it was only some part  of their fetish r worship, and begged  me not to think of leaving,' since he  was   bound to  see  it* through,    come  what  would. ���������        ,._ '    "So we crouched there, and peeped  thro-ugh crevices" in the rocks at the  multitude of devout worslupppis be-  1 ow. *��������� i  "E tell you, Bruno, I never experienced anything equal to it ��������� that  chant so weifd, so uncanny "in its  sudden outbursts, coming from the  throats of hundreds of the most densely ignorant negroes *in all Africa  ��������� the expectancy with which they  crouched there and looked upward���������  all these things gave "me an eyrie sensation -I do not ever remember' experiencing before in all -my life.  "Then I began to wonder what  they could be looking for-up on the  face of that cliff���������surely they awaited no dawning of the sun���������could it  be thej' worshipped the quarter  whence he had vanished that evening in a golden splendor I have never  seen equaled outsi������e of Venice 'and in  Florida? It would only be carrying  out the same idea as the true Mussulman who says his prayers five  times a day with his face always  turned toward the sacred city of  Mecca.  "Then I conceived another notion  ���������possibly in some niche along the  face of the cliff the hideous voodoo  idol they worshipped had a resting  place.  "Eacrorly I sought to discover it,  but although my eyes alighted upon  a little platform or ledge half-way  up, where the silvery moonbeams  phiyed in undisturbed splendor, I  could discover no trace of an idol or  figure of auy sort.  "Again I turned my attention upon,  the great mass of superstition ridden,  blacks groveling upon the plain.  They/seemed convulsed, as with one  mind they sprang to their feet, waved their arms wildly aloft, and gave  vent to a fearful shout that -went  rolling down along the line of kopjes  like thunder.  [to sb coimKTraD.]  Pa** "Way "With. Tommr,  Tommy���������-I hate to have ma whip me.  Jimmy-���������Aw, wimmen can't whip hard.  Tommy���������That's it; pa thinks she don'i  half do it, so he alius gives me some to*.  ���������Chicaeo Record..  His Fate.  "Dear me, that was terrible! Man fell  overboard in midocean the other day and  never was.seen again!" said Hicks.  "Drowned?" asked Mrs. Hicks sympathetically.  "Oh. no; of course not," said Hicks  ironically. "Sprained his ankle probably."���������London Tit-Bits.  It Looked Like an Exliibitlon oi  Pure JVerve aud "Dariiis, but " In  Xlenlity It Waa Simply an Outcome  of Ills KearsighteducsR.  "A   person   who   enjoys   good-,eyesight," said a man-who most decidedly  does not, "wonld be greatly astonished  to know how little is seen by those who  are nearsighted even in a moderate degree.    The average shortsighted  man.  oft whom there are hundreds in,every  large city, see's nothing distinctly "more  than a foot away from his,nose.    Beyond that distance the outline of objects   becomes   hazy   and . indistinct,  growing rapidly more and more so uutil  e'verything* is finally   merged  into  oiie general blur.   The faces of people  across the street are mere pink blotches,   their  figures are destitute  of, detail, .signs are  Indecipherable 30 feet  'away, and the whole movement of traf-'  fie and passing show of the thoroughfare ,is a misty .panorama,   in   which  nothing much'smaller than'a cab can  .be definitely distinguished.  / "Of, course a nearsighted person can  jsee^'as well as anybody through properly"'fitted glasses, but a  groat  many  folks regard them as sucb a disfigurement-that they prefer to do  without  their aid:    That kind-of pride is certainly, very  foolish  because  it causes  oner to   miss   at  least   liine-tenths   of  what is going on,.to say nothing of being   an   open   invitation  <to ___ accident.  Yet, oddly enough/ I know of a case ja  which i,t actually saved a  man's life,  and laid the foundation of a fortune. ,  -"���������> "The.hero of the episode was a lawyer in"a city in.Ohio where I spent my  boyhood.    He was beyond middle agej  at* the time, butrwas straight as an arrow and a decidedly handsome, soldierly looking personage.   These good looks  of' his (were, his weak > point,' and' al-,  though he was extremely nearsiglru-d  he was vain enough to deny himself  glasses1 and  kept the fact of  his  in-  .iirmity' a^secret.    The consequence of  this folly  was a wide, reputation  for  haughtiness",  as  he, rarely   recognized  anybody on tbe street,' and it undoubtedly damaged bim in his practice.'   At  any rate,, he bad never/made anything  ttiore.thau'a very <modest living when  the curious" incident 1 have in mind occurred. ., <  '    -    "'>-_/',. _   -,,  , w"Tbe" city government had been" for a  long time under ring rule." continued,  the story-teller,, f'and it finally became  so bad thatthe decentvpeople revolted  and-organized a reform movement. Tbe I  good looking la\yyer-_-eall-bim Colonel  <*Mones for convenience���������was one of tbe  reformers, and, among other things, be  made  himself active -in *-securing  in-,  dictments against a -number of gambling bouse keepers.  "The boss ringster of the place was a  'typical bully and ward politician named Harding, who was financially interested in several of the games and naturally furious ot any interference. He  was a giant physically, he would tight  at the drop of a hat, and tbe personal  fear be inspired "was really the secret  bf bis influence/ After the gambling  indictments .were found he proveeded  to use bis ,'pulF to have them- pigeonholed, and. learning what was goiug  ou. Colonel,Jonos was' rash enough to  write'a newspaper card in which .lie  scored the authorities fo* allowing sucb  a ruffian to defeat the ends or justice.  "���������The colonel looked like a soldier* but  he was really a very bland ami peaceable gentleman, and 'he'never dreamed  that his little effusion would'get him  into personal difficulty. <On ihe morn  ing the card appeared be was walking  calmly to his office when Harding rush  ed out of a bar across tbe street, called  him' bv name aud at tbe same time le*r  eled au������ix shooter at his bead.    At that  distance all coons looked alike to the  nearsighted lawyer, and, turning in th������*  direction of the voice, he made out the  vague figure of a man with outstretched arm apparently beckoning hhn to  come over. *   *  "A little surprised, but still perfectly  placid, .he started to cross the streot.  Harding glared at bim in amazement  and.once or twice was on tbe point of  pulling tbe trigger, but the spectacle  of that serene and diguitied figure  calmly advancing straight on the muzzle of the gun was too mnch for his  nerves, and before the colonel traversed half the distance be dropped the  weapon and igDominiously tied.  "Needless to say, the episode made a  tremendous sensation, and Jones, who  started across tbe street that Flardingi  was a farmer client who had promised!  to pay him a tW-'thnt mornin*|."  Not   Troubled.  Irate/Tenant���������1 .asked you when  rented tb'ls place'if you bad pvci t.**'*i!  troubled by chicken thieves, and yoti  said no. Every one of my chicken.**  was stolen last night, and I am tnl-i  tliat the neighborhood ha** Imhmi -inn-*-ii  ed with chicken thieve- tor v������*in--  ' Suburban Agent���������1 uevui keep���������c_UK.il  on**-     , *  "       Han tiny   For Titles.^   -  'A  woman  preacher inveighing againa.'!  Christianity  in,,the name,of botany ani  biology and mineralogy and all thi? otheJ  "ologiesj', she coukKeopy   from  the diet  tionary reminded one disgusted man of;.  negro he once know who annunced hiir  ���������stelf as a "doctor-of medistrology."    Till  negro,--fond of an assumption of learning  used big words, of which his favorite yri  "interstransuhstantiatioiiahleuess.','   v  ".Why.'doctor,"  the  negro'was nske'-J  "you  don't  even   kuowvtbe meaning  that word."   <    c '",        , /   -'   ���������  "P'raps not, sah; hut in doubtful placl  when --.ppakin. sah, "I've used that-r woi]  with   spontaneous   effervescence."-   ,  v,     A* Queer Anininl Race., ��������� /  The following-paragraph  is   from^tH  columns.of the Bulawayo Chronicle":/,'  the   recent' BelinKwe  sports  meeting-  animal race vv-as held, in which a'monk-]  and a his rooster were'two of'the'-m-*!  prominent., -starters.     These ,two:,causj  'considerable diveisinn. tho monkey,chT  ing   tlu'-Vock   the  length'ofVthe  cburj  eventually wiiuging'its ueck.!'-* "* 4   . J  - r  n,  A  Qn������������Hti������>u xoJ. Grnminar.  is/Vbi'gaii Tonmiy.- when > his -aea<i  '(  er'int'-rnipii'd. him  A '-That   is  wrong  am;"       '        -'    \  "All  nghi." said -Tommy..'  muili letter of the "alphabet."  ��������� -* ���������*-      i 1  You shbuM^say,]  'I am"  ', , ROBERT, HAKIMS. '"MON'TKEAX, /  President of'.the-Royal Canadian Acadq  of Arts, whosa] Exhibition In Toronto!  just..Closed.-   -."."..      ^     -���������������������������'   -,'  X Veuetariitn Cj'dist. t ..  Oatmeal rolls and coffee -for ..bri  fast,' soup/,   peas,  rolls,', coll'ee  ice-    cream      for dinner,   soup? re  peas and ace cream' for, supper.  Such " is the" daily "diet of Ma|  Hurley, ~the( cycle rider. The be  of * control overlooked Hurley injl  round up of the ..amateurs, ant  looms up now, as perhaps the gi  est possibility in the amateur "oh  pionship. race' this 3 car.  Hurley  is  a  whirlwind * rider  a  dangerous   sprint.     He  won  after race last season' in Boston,,  steadily refused to  leave home,  hering to his  peculiar' diet,  heed   weight'and  strength  daily  severe 'training.     This  diet  was  so much a matter of choice as c  cessity,   for   ill   heolth  and   tne  tor's  advice   coniP'.iled    him, to  up meat.     He now   lives  up  to  rules  from  choice  and  because  certain that he can thrive on it.  will go out J.or a light for chamj  ship  honors.   "  Linguistic Triumph in China. J  It  was      during  the height   oi  late military troubles in  China,  an English correspondent 'was s  ing  near   two   Alsatians   of  the  man troops.     One said to the o  "Schang,      "schynt   d'sunn  sch]  (John, is the sun shining yet?)  His      companion      replied:  d'sunn schynt, schun lang"   (Ye;  sun has been shining a long tir  An English soldier chanced tons this interesting conversation  progressing, and he stopped t  ten. Then he exclaimed feelingly  with evident admiration:  "Wonderful   fellers'   those   Gcr  Only been  here  a  week,   and bl  if   they      ain't   talking   Chinese  ready!"  bad sense enough to hold bis tongue,  was the popular hero of trie, bour.  Harding, on the contrary, was ruined,  for bis prestige had disappeared like a  flash, of lightning, and, unable to stand  tbe disgrace of the affair, be quietly  sold put��������� bis;belongings and left the  city. That broke the back of the ring,  the reformers went Into control, and  the colonel was elected mayor by a tremendous majority. He served two  terms, built up one of the biggest law  practices in that part of tbe state and  died worth nearly a quarter of a million dollars, v  "In explanation of my inside knowledge of the case I don't mind saying  that be was a distant relative of mine,  and in tbe family circle, where his  nearsightedness was well known, he  owned up to the facts as a good joke.  He said be had a vague Idea wben he  One Might lliink -o.  The doctor in charge of a  asylum -was,.showing;the place  visitor. He pointed out that lie*  oughly believed in plenty of woi  brain and. body for his patient:]  he .therefore made them carry!  from one' place to, another. Whfl  was speaking a patient who hal  completed his task came up to]  doctor and asked him what he  do next. "Carry the sand bacl  the place you took it from," thi  tor replied. The lunatic looker!  hini with a pitying smile. "IlJ  me, doctor, but do you think j  daft?'i  The King's Automobile.  King  Edward  VH.   has   just  chased   a   wonderful   automobibi  is a noiseless,     odorless,     nint'f  power    machine,    capable of e7i  K5 miles an hour. r- .  .?,/  SWEET IDOLATRY.  _Decp in a dreamy, a-neja-ot wood,  Where once a mighty temple stood  *ln g-randeur mid the fertile lands  A. ruin centuries old now stantis,  Its crumpled walls, 'ueath mosses green  So thickly buried *.��������� arce 'us seen,  Its columns fallen to decay, '        '  Its grandeur long sirtif passed away,  >    Amid this -wreck, triumphant still  " O'er-Time, which t'.us hath worked it* will  Upon this temple, carved in stone.  An ancitnt idol &t3r������ds alone,   , /'  Siis pensive on :;;> granite'throne  With lichens thickly overgrown."' , -  On either e.'A* the forest dank,  With tangled bra\e and creepers rank.  Bars'.any secKi'ifr to intrude  t Upon the jdol's *oli*rude. _    '  '  a   Above twines mauj a leafy limb      <     '  '     '  , To form a coveriii-j' for him.   '  _ Below, Ven at its (,-ranite base,    '  *   A pool flings bad- ihe idol's^face,  And nom jjrecn paJs upon it'spread  ' 'The 6tately lotus reais its head.  - ' ������    ' <  There, in its dreamy solitude,  A thousand ycars'tle god hath stood.       '  ,   *"A thousand jears, (������������������lnl. bummer through, '  The lotus* heart "'al'i proven true���������     ("       ',  Hath breathed the lragrance of its lore   ' "  To please that stony face above.  r ' '  White stands tlie linage in the *jtot������  That-loyal flower rl! prove its Ioyo, f  j   Though -vain its efforts to beguile,  ��������� It aye will btrne to -win the smile,  ' Afate true loAeiliato often known���������  -   To waste its ss\ eeuii'S"- on a stone. ,  -Arthur J. Burdict in Los Angeles Herald.   ,*  TOAAO������AA������OAA������.0������AG������AAQOAA������������  I KISnETi X  IV.  *���������**'  ,r*-'  ���������What,.'Fate Did   For Dick  ^Madison'and~D.ol!y  ,  '., "       7 Seymour.    '������    ** -'  *jT  ���������������������������������������������������YOOYTGOYVOOVYQOt'TOO  ,   _ .,.:*>       ���������  i^    -,-'-,  ,     Half a'minute bei'oi*e.:thetRiverdale ex-  {' ' - press was" to p all "out* of the 'Grand1* Cen-  ]ti*al station a 'cab dashed up to the entrance, a" tall) athletic young fellow leap"  - ed out, handed Ithe .driver a bill,  grab-  ~ * bed his"suit case" and rushed to the .ticket  ,v   office.'  He*had barely time to run down  the long station^to his_,_,tram, for as he  swung liimself * up'the-steps the engine  i slowly, pulled  out  with * its heavy  load,  "7 'The   4:20   for _PJverdale  generally   was  crowded, and this particular day was rxo\  ,-*. exception. _������������������ As* the young  man  passed  __" through" car after car not a vacant seat  *')_,*was to' be seen.    Finally he stopped by  ��������� '3ttiev only,* place left in the -whole train.  --\ Next the'window sat a remarkably'-prct-  '>'���������*   -ty girl of about 20.   Chic was written all  f|vL?'"over her^ from the folded Persian scarf  on *her,vlittle, traveling hat' to the' per-  |*^i-,forated tips of-her jaunty Oxfords.*   For  j^.;-- the rest, there /were a brown skirt���������short,  %*: of course-fand a white waist, with scarlet  ^1i\{l)elfewand'butterfly,,tie.   ' <?1 _ _\���������^ __    :   *���������'  ;. -The young man ''hesitated a 'moment.  She" glanced-* up   wUh ^a^.paif ^pf **brown  eyes' iii   which,, "contended  mischief  and  demureness. ��������� Tbe  young t man   gave   a  little start, but the girl straightway look-  ed out of tlie window again, so he said  nothing and sat down.    She appeared 'to  find the landscape of cobblestoned streets  and  Harlem  flats extremely interesting,  for she gazed  at them   intently.    Once  she turned and glanced at him. but find1  ing his eyes���������frank, blue eyes they were  ���������fixed  on  her she turned 'away with a  little toss of her curly, brown head, and  he could see* the red blood mount in her  tanned cheek. , . <,  "Hang it," he said to* himself, "I am  *ure that it is!" -   ,v"       ���������  Which remark, though not clear to an  outsider, was full of meaning to him. For  this same brown eyed face wasJixecMn  his'memory. He had seen those same  brown curls under vastly different circumstances and" ,had thought of them  more than is deemed consistent when a  man is engaged to some one else. ��������� Richard Madison was a young man of som������  wealth, nominally in charge of a fine old  estate, butVihe .lifelong friend and lawyer  of his late'father attended to the business  so well that the young man was only too  glad to leave it entirely in these hands  and enjoy, himself traveling. The past  15 months he had spent abroad with sev-  < words of thanks. Ana now. arter ail  these months, here he was sitting in. the  same seat with,her���������on the way to see  ' Helene.  ( ���������' '  They were just entering the tunnel  now, and the girl struggled to close the  window. Before she could make it work,  however, in they dashed, and a whiff of  the ill smelling smoke swept in.' Madison.reached over to" tie obstinate window,  which, recognizing the masculine touch,  obediently closed. Somehow in the process  his hand met hers.  i���������"Thank, you   ever 'so, much,"'-said   a_  small, sweet voice when he had resumed  his seat.    He raised, his hat.  "Don't' mention it."        r ���������  .aShe tinned now and looked straight ia-  to h's eyes,' while an amused' expression  d<>r;*''ed in her own. ' 7 *'  "Do you alwaj's say that?" she asked.  ['���������   "So you  have  consented to recognize  me,'"be replied.    "Awfully good_.of you!  No;  I have a few other phrases at my,  command   if   I   only'1 have  a, chance  to  show them off." ' ,  "/'"Why   did   you ' run   away?"   she-1'demanded.    -' _ i _  "Why���������er���������you know I had to 'go after  my hat.,, It' was floating' down the river,  you know.'V   *\ ** , ''  The^lust part'of his sentence was{ lost  in her burst of laughter.    ' .'������������������'.,  ,, "How,perfectly "absurd!" she exclaimed and laughed again.    "But if that isn't  jufst like a man���������to save a-girl's life and  ���������'n-.-t stay for. thanks and introductions be-  caitoe his precious hat is gone!   Wo tried  and tried to find you, but. we only hafd  that   place   for the  season   and   left  in  about a month afterward."  , "We?;; 'j -    J'   '        '.      ���������   c " v     - '  "The 'aunts , I , always   travel   around  with.    They have been ready ever' since  to fall on your neck with gratitude and  tears." ,,'*���������   - V  .,;'_,._ _,-    < " f   t  "Oh," * protested * the( young man, 'on  whose brow the laurels *of life saver^did1  not rest easily, "it didn't"amount to any-'  thing!"       *������������������ ' ', /'   \,r . *-  -"Oh,} of   course   not,"*'she   answered  quickly,, .with,, exaggerated li politeness/-'  "but you needn't lay such stress'on it!'.' "  v "But,I"���������/ho began.    Then,their eyes  met/ and both laughed.,'    *     ,       V*,   *'  ."Your eyes are brighter than ever," he  said.   ���������        ' _ _ .   "     t - ",'~   t  !   "And you've, shaved your mustache'."  ."W^hy, I haven't worn a mustache for.  a year.  'That's-another rescuer you are  thinking about.   Is it a habit'of yours,to  fall into the river  when- a young man"  happens to go by in a boat?",*   ,    *   v  She flashed a .scornful glance in,his di-^  rection.    , \ \ ' **���������  "I never forgot anybody^ or anything,  though that is more'than'some .people  might ,say. - You wore a mustache in ,the  fall of 1809 going up the Nile. * It shows  in the picture."   - '  lit  HOPE OF THE>CECILS  THE YOUNGEST SON OF THE FAMILY  IS IN THE HIGHEST FAVOR.  A-' "Disciple, of*^ His Father, th������ Premier,  He Has JLivedvA.ll His,Life WitU Him  ���������Lord   Hugh Cecil, Who 3I������y in Time  ' to,Come Succeed to the Political Fosi-  <      .    ' *'  tion* of Xoi-d Salisbury.  f    '    * j, ���������* r  Lord Hugh Cecil, <who at'a   recent  frish demonstration  in the House  of  Commons -'advocated the , imprisonment 'of  rebellious .members  of .Parliament,' is the "rising'hope"'of_Uord-'  Salisbury's  "festive-* circje^,1"  as.'Lojrd**  Rosebery  recently ' called  the '.������ Prime  Minister's   family. .. Lord   Salisbury's  eldest', son i is ' not' looked Hipon as    a '  lilcely'successorIto'the political posi-t  tiort of his  father, "and-it  is'. Lord _  Hugh,   the youngest,   who   is  viewed  as  the coming " man> of the l Cecils.  He  is 'the'only unmarried, son','  and!  has lived 'all liis" life 'with his father,  whose disciple he is."'���������He is the'only  FEW PEW DOORS LEFT.  LORD HUGH, THE HOPE"OF���������TH"E CECII^. **'  , Cecil who "raises any enthusiasm, * or  who wants to be enthusiastic. \ To  him, as>ti>. liis father,, politics, is -an  essential,, part- of religion, and ' he  speaks to the House-of Commons as  if lie1 were preaching fromvhis brother's pulpit 'at Hatfield.1 lie is earnest  Y  "So it wasjyou who took'that'snap shot  'en6ugh'���������'_to'-.' revolt vfrom party a ties  of me from the stern of the Silver Sail?"-    when they; interfere with freedom-1 of  V'T   was  photographing" all   the <ifunhy  things I saw."    Another,smile danced in  thebrown eyes.  To  think,"   said ;he,, addressing., the  plush backed seat in front of them, "that  I have known you more^than'a year, and  this  is  our, third  meeting,   and I 'don't,  know���������ypur nameyet.".     7-C"   ' ,   '   "    ~  "1 don't know^ yours." j ���������  r ,"It is Dick.".  4 * "Mine is Dolly."   -  "Then my other name ought to belong  to you, too, for it is Madison, and, that  combination would just suit you!"     '*    -  .They were out of the tunnel long ago.  "Open the window, please, now," said  Dolly. "It is getting a little close, doa't  you think?" v  He obeyed silently.  "Where are you going now, Dolly?"  She" looked out of the window, absorbed  in the spectacle'of a black dog chasing a  yellow one across tbe field.  ���������"I am going to Riverdale, Mr. Madison."  thought jand conviction,   and intense"  enough*' to-propose "a -revolution      in  Parliamentary^ '* procedure, whijeh   rno  other:member^of "the House dare'supports . "HeVisV3l -years,old. y\,' . -' .  .PERPETUAL.CALENDAOC.  eral friends, and he had but^that very  morning stepped off the fleetest of modern ocean greyhounds. His first thought  was to run up to Rose Hill and see Helene Carey, his fiancee. She did not know  he was coming, for their correspondence  .of late had not been very spirited. Helene had been at Mew port and yachting  a good deal** She was a favorite socially,  as she was rich, and more amiable than  clever. Their engagement had never been  announced, but it had been an understood  thing between their families for several  years. From a -social standpoint it was  an excellent match, but Madison had  often found himself wishing that Helene  was���������well, "different." He could not exactly define what he meant. "Since, that  idiot Morris told her she looked . like  Eames she has been colder than ever," he  said to himself savagely. He thought  now of Helene's placid eyes and smooth  hair.''\. ���������������������������'���������'-'. .'���������''���������"-.        ���������' -'  "Now. if it only curled, like���������like"��������� _  His eyes wandered again to the brown  curls; so close to his shoulder, and be  thought of the time he had seen this  same pretty head dripping wet and the  small face very white; With two chums  he was steaming along the Thames in a  - launch, between ��������� the beautiful green  banks and picturesques, homes of which  the English:are so justly.proud. Suddenly they heard a shriek and a splash and  turned to see a white'dress disappear into  the water. MaaWi sprang put and swam  toward her, missed her the first time, but  .. when she next came up grabbed her, and  in a moment's time was rolling her most  unromantically oh the grass, while the  people of the house came rushing down  with restoratives and thanksgivings in  the usual incoherent'jumble. He remembered how he broke away from them as  soon as she .opened those brown eyes,  and many times since he had groaned inwardly  at his  idiotic remark when she  "Do you live there, Miss Dolly?"    _  "Miss Seymour," she put in.  "'Mot  Dorothy Seymour, Harvey's sister?" he cried.  "Yes," she said.   "Why not?"  "Why, he used to blow about you until we were all crazy to see you, and then  you   never did   show   up  at  commencement or anything,  and  we decided you  were a myth."  "There!"  she  exclaimed.     "That- explains it."  ��������� "What?" -    ���������  "Why. your face beinjr so familiar.  You are the one with the banjo sitting  in the window seat of Harvey's room  at college. He has a picture at home of  his den with half a dozen of the boys  in it."  "Oh, I remember that picture! Well,  isn't it all strange? Miss Seymour, do  jou believe in fate?"  "What do you call fate?"  "Well, sometimes I think that you are  destined to do a certain thing or meet a  certain person, and fate acts as a sort  of a conductor, you know." Here he  stopped, rather confusedly. He had just  thought of Helene lor the first time.  "Possibly," said Miss Seymour. "Where  do you think fate is taking you now?"  He gave himself-an inward shake.  "I am goiug to Rose Hill," he said.  "Oh,   do  you   know   people  there?     I  spent a few days last week at Rose Hill..  I didn't know many there, and they say  that  nothing  happens  there  in an. age,  but we had at least one exciting event  during my stay.". ������������������'���������-.  ������������������   "What was that?"  ' . "Why, the beauty of the place���������let me  see, what was her name?���������eloped. Her  family was terribly shocked. My friend  says they are very proud and that the  girl was tired of society. Carey���������that  was her name���������Helene Carey. Why, do  you know her?" ' '  "I have met her," replied Madison,  whose heart was thumping violently.  "Perhaps that was an illustration of  the fate you were, talking about," she  went on. "Love is a curious thing, isn't  .it?" . ���������   ���������������������������*' ', '  "Rose Hill!" called the conductor from  the end of the car.  "Why, this is your station!" exclaimed  Miss Seymour. "You will have to  hurry."  But Madison sat still, though he kept  the little hand she had held out to him  for goodby.  1 think," said he, "if you don't mind,  Handy New Trench Device With XhlB "End"  in View. ' "'  *���������  __ "* "* 1 t  Every, man likes to have a calendar handy, and many novel and convenient schemes are already in use to  tell 'the day of the month. * Below is  illustrated a new French device' for  this purpose, called the calendar  watch. When the works of the watch  are made to actuate the .calendar it  generally increases ,.tl}e cost to such  a price that the watches are not in  common use, but the simple arrangement here shown' can be placed in a  watch without materially raising-its  cost. The dial and' hands of the  new watch are made somewhat smaller than in the ordinary watch; leaving space around the 'rim of the dial  siafts**'^*'vs.''-  Common In the Old Times, They Are  Sow  Counted  Obsolete.  "In old times," suid a dealer in church  fittings and equipuiouts. "it was a common thing to have doors on the pews in  churches. Fifty years ago in most Protestant churches ' there * were pew' doors.  While used in Catholic churches also,  thej' were not so common.  "In 'tlios*e' days the pew door was an  institution.      Now    it   is   pretty "nearly  obsolete.    There  are .still  some' in  use.  They  willrbe-found,, here- and there yet  in��������� some" of,the old Protestant churches,'  as. they may be occasionally, too, in some  old _ Catholic  churches; but they  constitute no^part of the .equipment of any newf  church,   and -in many old  churches the  pew  doors  have   been taken off as  unnecessary and in the way.       , -  ,-  "There  are  various  reasons  for, this.  Conditions have changed for. one ��������� thing.  In the old days pews' were more commbn-  ly' rented entire.     Now there are more  free _churches, more^free pews, and there,  are rente'd nowadays a greater-number  of individual sittings.' ,  .   "In such conditions a pew door is hot  in any degree a necessity.    It might indeed,,be "undesirable   in   itself.     Partly  opened or closed the door was in the way.  It  might  squeak.     It was  likely  to  be  slammed in opening dr'closing. *-It'was  a, quite, -unnecessary   expense.     It   was  really,   a   surplusage,   and   in   all. ,new  churches its use was everywhere discontinued ��������� whether the pews were rented or  not.                           < ,          >    *  "In.Catholic churches, where-it is still  the common, _ prevailing custom to1, rent  the pews and where there might" still be  ,,sonie need for���������a pew door, ** its1-.place * is  ,now to some extent taken byA.a' modern"  attachment called a pew guard, a This, is'  a1 simple  but   sightly -strip* of J stitched  leather-attached at one end to the "inner  "side of the upper, part of the ���������end piece'  of the pew .next the. aisle, tlie other end,  .when-the giiard..is not in  use"^ hanging  down over' the' pew' arm. .  -  ��������� - * _. <  1 '"If all' the1 regular "occupants of "a pew  are not1 yet in it anil it "is desired to hold  their places" for them,'the "pew guard is  putv up * across' the open' erid_ o'f the'"pew,-  the free endt_of the guard being then''secured in ji holder made, to receive, it fixed,  ���������on the inner side'eof the up'per'part of the  end piece of the pew in'front. Not in use,  the pew guard; hanging loosely 'oyer, the  arm of \ the pew to-which it 'belongs? o'c-'  cupies practically no roan-Tat all'and is in  mobddy's way.    ^ *        .''*,* *\  7  "And so the pew door, once in common  ^use and commonly considered an essen-  *tiar adjunct in\the fittings of a church,  has now, 'by common consent,'/.virtually,  disappeared .from use^',      . / '.'_,       _f -  turles, were m almost constant warrare  with the Turks, and a custom arose of a  warrior decorating his cap with one  feather for every Turk he killed. No one  was .allowed to wear a feather until he  had slain a Turk in fair fight, and the*  greater the number of feathers the'greai-  er the prowess. The expression came to  England late in the sixteenth century  and is found in many authors subsequent  to that time. , ,  It is not such a'very distant jump from,  the   English   to   the* -French   language.  There   are   3,000   words   used, alike   in.  Fi*en/*h and" English without variation" ir*  speliihc:.    The* variation is  ia the pro**-'  ���������uunciationi -   - * ';  THOSE ANGEL CHILDREN.- '  THE, PLUS ULTRA IN'-h'aMSI T '  Only .Two 'or Three, of Them Found  In ������ Hundred  Tnougnnd.    ^  " "No, this is'-not'"really ham,'.'',said ^a;  New Orleans epicure,, who was taking'  breakfast, with1* a couple'of friends at a  rest'aurant'the^othei day.*--"Of������cou'rseJt  is what is known commercially^as ham,"  he continued, proddiug the pink*substrat-*  um which "supportedva pair of neatly poised e'ggs, "and 1 dare say it is a very ex-  Mow  One  of  Thein Entertained  Her*  Sister'*  Caller;  When young Sellshoes called the, other'  evening, Miss Ohfudge, in a flannelette,  wrapper was .reading' an intensely ab-'  sorbing novel in'her room up stairs,'and^  so she sent her angel sister, Pansy, 'aged-  6, down stairs to, inform Mr. Sellshoes*-  that* ?she'd be down iu'a few-moments'.',  The aiigel sister, carried the information*-  to Mr. Sellshoesr in the parlor, and then*,  hovered'around,,waiting for an opportu;,  nity to deliver herself of a few-bright lit-"^  tie-sayings of childhood.*,' xi ,,  "Mr.. Sellshoes,"-she  remarked   after *  awhile,   in  a  shy   manner, 'twisting her,  hands coyly, "have you got many bureau-  drawers where you live," an' do you hunt  in them much?"C - <    '" ' ' , ���������    * I  "Well���������er���������I dunno," replied Mr. Sellshoes, hesitatingly, v "Why?" . ", ���������,.'_.-, 4  ' VOhr nuthin," replied the ange]; child,;'  " 'cept that sis'she began'f. hunt's������ soon's^  you came 'through the bureau drawers f'rr  s. niece of stickin plaster ,t' coyerJ(up a big-  pimple she's. goron������her ,chiii,v am__she>aid>\  she>jos''wisht you'had t' rubber'ah hunt'  through, all your' bui eau drawers,. an 'themr'^  you; wouldn't be so willin-t' put folks1 out*-     ^  so.' ' Do^you*'often"have t' hunt" through/^V'1  your bureau,drawers?"      * ���������       .,'),'     h  '  "  Young -Sellshoes flushed slightly, 'then.   t   ' *  paled slightly,, and made; an inaudible re-   , '  ply.   The angel child -pretended to" fix the^    ' L  rug in front of 'the grate fire for a; mo-_'  ment, and then she opened-* up hgaihi   "'     ' ' -~  ."Oh,*/Mr.. Sellshoes," ^'she _ exclaimed,,    *- /'  "what a(funny'hat you must wear?   Do,  'let me see it, won't you?" ?��������� ���������' V   -. '    -   -  -   "Why, (.it's just like, all other hats,", re-**  plied young Sellshoes, in'a muffled, choked' '   *_~J  sort of tone".  *"Why do'Vou wish'to see*   <,' -  ar; -.-;   '-_ r-- v-- *_ ���������-    , -.    *���������','"��������� ���������   ;-  "Ohi nuthin," 'repliedrthe- angel' childV u   /  turning around and .drumming the^ piano,'(,  \l '���������  "'cept that sis/she says "that you\talkv      ><  *������  i *\:  'ft  -' ���������/'���������  v  ,'(���������'  "fit",  ii  Wi  >-* '    ffi  '-   "Lvc*>  ,���������^  (���������VtJ    {       . ft    f  i * ,-.''A>,f*'*. ���������" I  -    r'-   V'Jf^ ���������rp/i"  ,.    V    j:     "5    iUi#l  i.   ,? .-       ,   o^'.*T.^l  i ��������� ..ify.'._ .''���������fiXJ-'A  ���������' i1' I <������������������? J  '       ,       ^ ?^'"lr *i*V^ I  , ' ^:?./-#  <   '-."J >"v%*C**il  ,-,     ^''i.>'*'V  -' ,    \   ?&  -" ���������" -' y y*t  I        . ;        ���������       ->. ���������!*_->  v   ,        , ,   i-i*������>T5Sf  3.-Li-������j3  ���������   i z *��������� ivl  t   <- <v        Ml  ,  -  * .V^l  ,   '    .' 'pit  S*Sf  for a couple'of minutes,candthen she once-  more "wheeled" about* on the, stool.'., ���������' ** '  ", "Androh,.-Mr. Sellshoes;".she prattled"  in her sw,eet,'innocent littleivoice, "please,.  suv-telKme what you won't do."- __- ,-*'  ; "Won't do?" repeated young "Sellshoes.  hoarsely.- "Why, I don't think I unde'r-  77^f\  ii    ^ >    u.- i     * .^   i ���������   i   u  i. j   stand what you"���������  cellent article of its kind; but, compared |-   .,WcJ]/, cut ,n the ]oveIy iittie-.pra������tling  Villi ifc  *%\v . ��������� "-^"--i  looked into his eyes and murmured some   I will go on with you to Riverdale."*  COMBINED  CALENDAR AND WATCH.  for the insertion of two flat rings,  on one of winch is printed the da.*s '-  of the week, the other containing  seven series of numbers. It will be  seen ' that one of the scries starts  with the figure one, another with the  figure 'two, * and so on. Now, if the  series containing the figure one is set  in line with the day of the week on  which the first day of the month falls  the rings.will be in position to indicate the days of the week on which  all the - days of the month .fall. Near  the'. winding stem of the'watch is,  shown a projecting spindle,- which is  pushed in to bring the ring-setting  mechanism into connection with the  winding stem, thus providing a simple and cheap arrangement for adjusting the calendar, which must be.  done once a month. ���������.-..-  His Description of Her.  While watching the circus.parade Ras-  tus became separated in some-unaccountable way from his sweetheart, and he  asked a.policeman to help him find her.  "What does she look like?" queried the  officer.  "Well, sah," replied Rastus, "she's���������  she's a brunette, sab. with a Yeastah hat  on her baid. an her name's Jopheeny,  sah."���������Chicago Tribune-  to the highest achievements-in ham, it  scarcely belongs to the same family. The  delicacy of which 1 speak is not to be  procured in open market for love, or  money, "andv I -confess that my own acquaintance with it is due entirely to fortunate chance. _ '  .        , .    x  "Some years ago I was of assistance in  a slight way to a young fellow,from Chicago, who.'had become involved in trouble through_.no particular fault.? of his  own and seemed likely to suffer' simply*  because ' he^ was a stranger. *" 1 got -him  out of the scrape, and he returned home  extravagantly grateful. Soon-afterward  1 received a letter of thanks from his  brother, who is foreman of a large packing house in Chicago, and with the letter  came a ham, swathed in as many wrappings as an'Egyptian mummy,and boxed  up for shipment-as carefully as a,-diamond necklace. That was the^ first real  ham I ever tasted or, in fact, 'ever saw.  When I sampled it���������but. pshaw, I might  as well attempt to describe the aroma of  a carnation. In delicacj, flavor, tenderness and a dozen other qualities it so. far  transcended any other hams in my'experience that they were not fit to be  named in the same parish. *��������� How it was  secured I learned later on.  "In all large packing houses, so 1 am  told, the inspectors who examine the finished product keep their eyes open for  phenomenally choice pieces of meat for  the personal use of the chief employees.  Thousands upon thousands of hams pass  under their eyes every day, and now aud  again they see one-that their experience  tells them is a miracle of perfection���������a  rara avis upon which nature has freakishly done her level host. We encounter  such abnormalities in everything, yon  know���������in flowers, fruits, precious stones,  pearls���������something above high watermark  in which there is accidentally; a perfect  equilibrium of all the elements of.excellence, and it is exactly the same with  hams. 'When the inspector spots the  paragon, he immediately grabs it and lays  it aside, and it was one of the gems from  this . culling extraordinary which 1 received." ,  lamb, "I heard sis say yesterday/ w'en  she was talkin 'bout you, 'He won't do'���������  jes' like that, an I thought that"���������     _.  The rest of it was drowned-in the tum-  tumming of the angel child's angel little  paws on the piano.  Then young Sellshoes went out into,the  clammy night without waiting for Miss -  Ohfudge, and three minutes after he left  the'angel child of the Ohfudge household  was learning things about the' back of a  corrugated sterling silver hairbrush that  he had never dreamed of ih her voung  and joyous life before.  ' His  Grievance.  "These outrageous  trusts ought to be*  wiped out of existence if it takes every  gun and every gallows in the land to doit."  "What's your special grievance against  them?" ��������� ' -   ' ,     '  "Why,  the scoundrels refused  to buy  up our plant."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Not the Same.  "My son," said.the good old man, "if  you only work bard enough when you undertake a thing you're bound to be at tne-  top when you're through."  "But suppose 1 undertook to' dig a*  well?"���������Philadelphia Press'.   ���������   -  Forth and Daclc.  "Verses." ^   '  This was the heading the poet wrote  over the latest effort of his muse.  "And reverses." he muttered as it came  back to him from the maga'zine publishers.���������Chicago Tribune.  Is Conversation n. "Lost Art?  Conversation calls for training of two  kinds. A talker presupposes a listener.  Now, listening is a platonie occupation  out of fashion on this side of the Atlantic-. Watch carefully a group of our compatriots chattering together, and you 'will  notice that the speaker is .rarely allowed  to finish a sentence. His companions will  snap the thread of talk away'from him,  unconscious of any incivility���������just from  sheer nervous inability to listen to the  end. Having "caught on" to tbe drift of  an idea, they can no more listen placidly  to its development than they can wait  until a play is over or a cable car stopped  to make their exit.���������Eliot Gregory in  Harper's Bazar.  FrientlK No Longer.  "I cut his acquaintance," she remarked",  "because he paid such a poor compliment  to my taste and judgment."  "What did he do?"  "He wanted mc to marry him."���������Philadelphia Times.  Feather In His Cap.  Tho   Hungarians,   during several   cen-  Hc Was.   '���������'���������  "Your neighbor down the road," said  the tourist, -who had stopped for a  drink of water, "has the repute of being a man of considerable cultivation.'**  "I reckon so," responded 'the maa  with the hairy arms, who was sitting  in the kitchen doorway.and picking his  teeth. "He's tried pretty much everything, from mushrooms to hothouse bananas. But he's lost money on all of  'em," he. added, cutting off a chew of  plug tobacco.���������Chicago Tribune.  Heredity.  Tom���������Do you believe in the doctrine of  heredity?  Jerry���������Of course I do. Did you notice  what a beautiful black eye Charley had  yesterday?    He got that from his father.  Tom���������But his father hasu't a black eye.  Jerry���������Can't help that. It was from  the old man that Charley got it. He told  me so himself.���������Boston Transcript. ,4.  m3BBOBamx  ,    ;  i ���������**���������   i-j        -n^- _,  !���������fl     r   7 -tt -*7������  - a  h  I, u  |< T'  ._  1 i  ' i  M  l*  it  l> -  J' ���������  If i  lr ������  *M  i1*  I!' "i  111  -  r ���������  l!  \T '  ll  IM  If  If!  M  K'ir  if '  If'.-}  ���������C-  BOWSER BOA'UDJNG.  a-IE  FINDS NO.  3 A-VERY   HOMELIKE  .,PLACE.  JH rooked For a Time m.H His Tro-B-  , bles Were Over, but m Mldnlp-ht  -���������Serenade by One of the Bonxder*  1 HeM Oowier Adrift Alfa In.  [Copyright, 1901,, by C. .B. Lewis.] '"  It -was three days before Mr. Bowser  eet out to .look for boarding house No.  8, and he wouldn't have made another  move, except for his bragging and  boasting -to, jvirs. Bowser before ���������she  left. Meanwhile he went around to  the house to see bow the family cat  came on. She was not to be seen at  first, and he sat down -on the front  steps  to   meditate.     As   he   had   just  Mr. Bowser felt -that he. bad rather  tbe sister business bad been left out,  but be went away moderarely nappy,  and dinner.-again was his first meaL  He couldn't have found ' reasonable  fault had be, tried. He-cut out the  sisterly singing or^carri ,p!aying by  going to bed early, "and He. never bad  a better night's rest in bis o-tvn room.  There was only - one .di-nvvbark to.  breakfast. Tbe,eggs, toast! bacon and  coffee were delicious, but among, the  hoarders was a cross eyed young-man  who insisted on calling bim Mr. Tow-/  eer and warning him that he. ought to,  take off some of his superfluous fat if  he wanted to escape apoplexy. , As, his  existence was 'entirely '.ignbred, how- -  ever, .the Interruption was hot; serious.  It was another good dinner which  ���������welcomed Mr., Bowser again, and he  rose,up from the,table,feeling;that he  come to the conclusion that the doctor  who bad advised Mrs/Bowser tcT go could truthfully tell Mrs.^Bowser.that  away and Jive/on top of a' hill for a she hadn't yet learned the first princi-  . month for- her health was an ass the pies of housekeeping and that he was  , eat came aroun-i' the corner of'the determined , never to keep "_house again. ,  house and sat down and looked at him ' He had reached his room and was"  -w.ith .a, reproach that went right to',his ' about to sit down to his'letter when  heart. She had been suddenly, turned the landlady tapped at his door and In  outdoors -to .shift for herself. From : a sisterly -way offered to accompany  chicken bones and Orange county milk !,hlm to the theater in case he'had.tick-  i ets and didn't want to go'alone.   ,She'r  retired to tap again after a few.minutes and invite him to hear her sing,'  aud:1 on the third occasion she-hoped  that he would "come down to the parlor  aiid  hear the cross eyed 'young  man  make a recitation. ,To .her disappoint-/  "ment.and grief, all her sisterly offers  -were  declined  with, thanks^' but*, she  was not, a woman to* be easily-dlscour-  aged. ��������� She! had set out to* bec sisterly,,  and she sat herself down and talked of;  trusts und the Chinese question. for a .  full hour. * Incidentally., as it .were, she  also f asked; Mr.   Bowser  hb.w, long  he  had been married, who he,married, if  , hisumrriwl life ,was happy^and ab/mt a  hundred other questions.     -   *���������  .  lt .was. hair, [mot. 10 o'clock, before _  Mr. Bowser fell into bed./and tie,, was  just closing his eyes in sleep-Avlien the,  boarder in the next room -to ^his, burst  forth into.song.* * It/was the voice of -  the cross eyed .voting man-    Ilejiad a  voice between, the limpid _ji"ii)I>J*i������ of a  _ rivuletranil the roar of .a/mad bjill. ami  he sang of his true, love.* rMr. ^.9>vsi'r  was on lend* In a mum$e.*>a,n-d..^lie next  minute lie was saying:   . -        .  "By gum./buf if that howler,doesn't  stop that'nbisethore'lLbeca rbjw.here to  ' make tbe .windows rattle!*'     '(  The -howler .did' ho! ,-pease\to" howl.  According; to.ihe'rword������'of hh*������ song. biSi  true love, had <\Wfl."and .been 'bnii-'d/at  sea.   and',   tiiougb\ .hju* Jp\������& was   live  years old.;it xva* *styir.ji(>}gnaiit enough t.  to interfere'*;with*his,>p_|������el ite'^ind *pre-  ~"vent him. from- escorting..***n;y-.other girl  U>   tbe /circus. *-" Mr. 'fBo*ri**er   bounded >  out^of b<-d and pom/ded on  rhe Twall  and .demanded >i_tt-n������-i\    but    the'_.an-_.  swer he. receive^! was a solemn caution,  to go at it aud.redui.'e his tlesh.   At'that,  his -jaw   set   and   the   light   of   battl<*  f**borio in his eyes.    lie began to dress,  and the howling-continued.    Tbe.cros**  eyed, young man oven opened tluv.dooi*  "Madam. 1 am looking for a tempo*    tha'tjuis' roaring notes might  roar the  j rnry home while my wife is absent." louder.    When   Mr.   Bowser  hadc*fully  ���������    "I see," she replied. " r dressed. _. lie stepped into the  ball and  !    "I want a good bed free from bugl ^ enteivd the" howler's room.    The singer  I I stead of a Christian home.    I wan     had reached the thirty-ninth verse and  ' ,8K BAT DOWN ON THK   FRONT STKP8  TO  '   '    '< MEDITATE. ' '  ���������he had been reduced to old ^ boot legs  .and garbage pails, and'she knew him  ���������to be the cause of it. f From a sleek.  **. T slick' cat. boasting of her lineage, she  .Jmd become a rumpled outcast, a ti;a'mp  among felines.    Dogs bad bustled* her  /over fences, and other cats ha<d knock-  , cd her about until her" pr,ide'of spirit  was-gone. Mr. Bowser looked at her  and-felt -.conscience stricken,and was  about to' extend histsympatliy when a  passing ,dog leaped the .fence, and the  cat bad to take up tbe- turmoil of rlife  once'more.     i       *        *,'"'���������-  Half an hour later Mr. "Bowser was  ringing the bell of another  boarding  ,l-ouse". He didn't look,for homelike ap-  l.-anin-feSiJDn the outside. He, had, also  nade up his mind -that no one should  tnd hiru'tfsoft mark again. As, lie was  Inhered Into tbe presence of thejand-  i udy   he   looked   her   in   the   eye   and  j squared off and said:  IIT9 WAS SEIZED BY THE NECK AND WHIRL KD ABOUND.  jw'-ll cc'lced meals Instead or family  ' [prayers.'" ���������  j "1 understand. You bnve been im-  jposed on l>y landladies better fitted to  [run chicken farms than' boarding  i.-houses."  [    "I- have. and.I don't intend to submit  [to any more of it.    If you have a va-  icant. room, let me see it."  . i    Mr.  Bowser found a well furnished  room and-a good, clean  bed'and  was  highly  satisfied.    Tbe  landlady   went  .over the bill of fare with him. and'be  was still further pleased.    It was boter  life   with  all   tbe  comforts   of   home.  ..and be put down bis money for a week  .In advance and felt that be bad struck  ,4be right house at last.    As tbey went  r*down stairs tbe landlady said;  "You feel a bit lonesome,, of ,course,  -���������with your wife being gone, but" we  ���������will chirk you up here. 1 always  .have a sisterly feeling for a lonely  ���������married man. I will see that you do_  not get despondent. This evening, if  you wish it, I will sing to you. or we  .will have a game of cards together.  Just feel that this house is home and  that you .have at ..least  one   relative  was still In good trim when be. was  seized by the neck and whirled around  and deposited on his bed. His song  ended, and he cried for help, and it  wasn't a minute before the sisterly  landlady and ten boarders came rush-  ing-in.' /.. '  "He was yawping and howling," explained Mr. Bowser as he pointed to  the young man on the bed.  The explanation didn't go. The crosB  eyed young man was the songster of  the house. He was thinking of grand  opera. * - His songs were welcomed by  the boarders, at any hour of the day or  higbt/and some of them were lulled to  Bleep by tbem. It was almost sacrilege  to take him by the neck, and Mr. Bowser must apologize or go. Even,after  apologizing he must furnish references  that be wasn't a desperado In disguise.  Mr. Bowser went. Without a look at  tbe young man on the bed. wbo .feared  that compression of the neck had affected his high notes; without a glance  Into tbe pitiless faces surrounding him,  be passed down stairs and out doora  and down the street and never paid the  sllghtcsi   -mention to the tramD who  struck him'fpr a*dime and'called fhlm  "'Old Skinflint" because" be didn't band  it over.   - M. Qdad.  ' [To Be Continued.],  ��������� Urgent.  Mrs. .Tumbo���������Oh, hurry,'doctor, dear!  My little Willie has swallowed a golf  ball, and I'm afraid he'U have appendi  citis!���������Chicago New.*.  *        i * *. ^ .  ,   7���������For the Pnbllo Good.  -.������������������If you don't take It." said the Btrug-  gllng* young author,,,with a gleam of  fierce'.determination in his eye,r "rU  , find somebody who will."   ���������     ,������      ,  The ,. editor   looked   the' 'poem   ot������t  again.  c' - ' r.    ';    .  "Well,'1' be said, "how will $5 do for  it?"   .   " '     . -  "I'llt;take it," replied the struggling  young,"author,  suppressing his eager-;  .ness.'  VWhen will I see" itjri print?"  ���������'You won't see it atall,' young man," \  , rejoined^the 'editor, * banding over the.,  money.'    ','I'm  buying,; this  merely to  suppress it in the interests bf "the help- _  .less public.'.'���������Chicago Tribune.   ���������     ������-  * *        -���������'-' *���������   ���������- i  -        " a..j'.; .'^        . .  , '^''Sliot at Sfcort^Ranfl-e./.^       .  ^ Mrs. Fonrthhusband���������Is It reallyvtrue;  as the papers intimate. that'onKUnited  States senators frequently talk for the  mere purpo'se.of killing "time? ;  Mr. Fourthhusband���������No question of ,  , It, my dear.   , , . ,  Mrs. F.���������What a reprehensible prae-,:  tice. to be sure! ,  /  Mr., F: (mindful of/the. fate of his  , predecessors)���������Very true,-* but there are  * greater, offenders.   Our loca 1 ;cemetery ~~  , bears testimony to the ezistnee of more "  fatal talkers than those, whom you ac*\  cuse.-~-Bo6ton Courier. -I    ���������  ;    (,.     ,7'?  t      , i ������ ^ 'i   .,  ��������� M    II.    ���������!!    ���������       ���������'��������� I        .       II���������   I HI    ���������    ��������� i t  ���������   )*���������������. ' ������  "-    JLiterary Arl������tocracT������        *  ������������������Yes."  remarked 'the(\editor,pf The ^  -Bugle, "The Bugle is* the-organ* of. the 1"  cominon people^ ' The Hustler. cannot  ibe.regarded in any'other*light thanNas '  -the organ of the classes." ������ ;..  ���������.Tt-e -noticed."',-replied  the  farmer,  ������������������"thot'. the, editor' of%The Hustler" seoma  ^,to be rather stuck up." ^  ' "Stuck--up!'. Why, that man refusea  __to"take any,wood except oak,' hickory .  land "maple on, subscription."���������Brooklyn  'Life. .."    '"s ,  ' /"     '   "?    -���������/ '   ,"',  *. ������������������ ��������� ,,  -HIb Glorton-i Marie*  "Ah,-count," his American wife said  the-first time she ever saw his bare  arm, "I see^you have been vaccinated!"  "Vaccinated! Vaccinated!" he shrieked. "Mon Dieu! Zis ees what you  call���������ze bumiliacionl DiaWe! Eet ees  not ze vaccination! Eet ees ze���������w.hat  you call heem���������ze mark from ze,terrible duel zat.I have ������ fight. Zat .ees ze  honalre���������ze gr-r-reat badge! Mon Dieu!  yaccinated!"--ChicaJgo TJmefl:Herald.  Pop Sate"!  Two very desirable  4-Roomed Cottages in  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending    purchase^  1  apply at  *5     THIS OPPICB.  WE   WANT YOQR  I-Job PriiJtir}  ISATISFACTOBI pI??#s  ^ E-ilOIl  ppesh Lager. B'eep'.Tjf^-TkciviNCE.;*  STEAM' Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  ���������*��������� < e        ' ' r '    * i^j'rt-r-r"  A reward,-of $5.00 will be paid��������� for information  leading  to  conviction of  persons wit holding or destroying any   kegs  belonging  to  this company ������  'HENRY-- MEIFEL,   Manager;  ;AVAHRBR*&.fiG.OV-  Wholesale   Wine   and   Liquor    Merchants  ���������. . ' ;.NA,NAIMO,*B;0: '"-;;/"  Direct [import  ���������t <  ' t'X  . t  c   of Whyte and McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Whisky,  Jas. Wacson & Co., Dundee,"Glenliyet. _ '" ���������"*  R.,McNish & Co., Glasgow, Dr. Special.   .' <������������������/<>    '  v ' Al.' Demerura and Jamaica Rum, *   ,  Guiness1 Stout and Bass' Ale.    ,' '   ' '    ^  French Cognjcs inthe very, best qualities.' _'     ''.���������',  ' Port, Sherry, Clarets, Etc, Etc.     '     , ' , /  ALWAYS ON HAND���������A Carload of.--.iv '" -   ^ V  Hiram    Walker.   &., Son's    Rye   Whiskies^  -    v.      f    '  ������>-  '~ ~t~r.  -i            H  -*    u  f1  ��������� -. 1J "  ^*  1   . '*'." ...  (       .  '        **!   *'  >  .>  "   :-)^'.  ���������   .   *  v -/  '   i*"  ' ^ " r .  -���������.'",' ���������    ���������'  '*          f  ���������U*il-  ! ,(  {'-".. ������  >      -*���������  .- -:������V  ' *  *-'p ** '  IJfvf rj  CORBF.BPONDENCE SOLICITED.  P. O. BOX, 14.  *c  w .   TO THE'TEAR -    . ~*  -,''.. . 7  *-      -- _^^ 1       \-*-  . ���������*,'      . '     '' -   ��������� I" *      ' ,   -    ������ '  ���������  A'rich lady "cured' of, her  TJeaf-'-  ness and Noises  in ��������� the , Head  b};  t A '     i   -      'j *  , i P*     _ L   _  Dr.     Nicholson's    Artificial    Ear  Drums,, gave $10,000,to' his 'Insti-_.  tute, so that deaf people  unable to  procure the Ear I>rums   may have/  them   fiee*    /Address   No.   14517,'  The    Nicholson *, institute, ' . 780:  Eighth Avenue, New York,   U.Sj.A.  y'^y-^���������L7y77  Sportsmen!  li,-' si \      - -   .' i* , ,  BEFORE BUXIN(i     ^   /      ,    -:  y A Gun,'  Ammunition  Or anything in the '  Sporting Line  .CA.I-L AND  SEE  O.B. FEGHNEB,  .    Of Cumberland.  Ispimaiti ftJanaimfcEi  * ���������   '   '*        -i '*U '   ' r     .      .     - ,"  iX.X  He'Can Save You   Money   on all  Purchases.  VICTORIA-COMOX;, ROUTE,!  Takimff  B-ffect. Tuesday,- Oct. cl������t|  }' :     .    1900. '   V, / ���������;,4*,  S. S. "City of Nanairr  --     ". '^. -   -   '":��������� -- y? ., ���������  Sails from "'Victoria- Tue^daj;'  a.m. for Nanaimo and AVay ports  ' ,        '     .7 >1..*"1.-    ���������;*,,,   ".'VTAVf^iS  Sails  from.: Nanaimoj ^ Wedhe  day^ 7* a. m., -. for .Union :Wha  Comcx and"'"Way'ports"''���������-���������'*���������?������ '-���������*[  Q       ,       y /:    ;/��������� 'J-5i:'".r���������>.'���������*.*���������"������������������������ >.<?. .&<  . Sails ffom;f Gbnibx'.-ahd^j-.Ur'"  ���������"; -.  -'*   " "f*P\ ' ti;'        -' r  ' -t - ���������*   *  Wharf, .Thursdi*yl8 a.vmVOfdr.-"  naimo and .Way ports: '*'"r-a^' '"  Sails frcniu Nanaimo,'.Fridayl  *   .      -,.-*'**���������'.-���������   i ���������  a.m. for Comox and Union   vWhj  direct.  j *_. s j- 1  Sails from Comox .^ahd .Uhi  Wharf,Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaij  direct. \.  Sails from   Nanaimo,   Satur<J  *       * *��������� t. r  6^.m. for Victoria and Way pos  FOB, Freight tickets  and lt|  ro->m Apply on hoard, - ',  GEO. L. OOTJTBTKET,,  Traffic������" M������n������tl  Q,r. J. GRICEi  p__pENTIST���������-o  -���������'������������������.,���������..'     :..-0 ���������. ���������  .Will be in town from  the  24th of  July until August ^nd.  R������;COAL MINES REGDL1TION ACT.  ���������*.  KxAMnrATioN  von   CsRTi-rnuTa ot- Com'  PBTENCT.  NOTICE ia hereby given that en Examln-  atioa for   Certiiioates    of   Comwetenoy   as  Managere <>f Mines will be held on   the  lat  ���������d*������Y of August, *1901, ak the   Court  Home,  !-Nanaimo, B.C^fjfcnd at Fernie, B.C.  *QCandidate**!,' KMZjii under twenty-three years  'pf age, deairpae^o'jl presenting theimelTe  for  ^examination, .mu^'deliver to  Mr.    Themae  Mergan, Chairman of Board of   Exaanineri,  Nanaime, on or before the 15th day     July,  1901, notice of tuoh intention,     In writing,  together with a certificate of cervioe     from  their former, or present employers, teetlfy.  ing to at least two years' experience  underground.  The exAmitifttion will be < ia -writing and  ���������will include,the following ���������ubjeots tIz . :���������  1. Mining A.ota and rules.  2  Mine-Gases.  S. General Work;  Al. Ventilation.  :5. Mining Machinery..  Jb. Surveying,������nd Levelling.  Any further partioulara required may be  obtained on applicatioa to Mr. Morgan,  Chairman, ef Board of .Examiners. N������-  naim,p, B- C; Mr. Arohibald Dick,  Inspector of Mines, Cranhrook; arid Mr. J  McGregor, Inspector of Mines, Nelson, B.C  RICHARD    McBRIDE,  i, Minister of Mines.  Department of Mines,  ,l_8th Jane, 1901. ���������" je24,4t  tevens*  deal Rifl  No. 44.  Price Only $10,004  Made in^ll^he standard cal  bers both Rim and Center Fill  Weight about 7 pounds.    Stai  ard barrel for ,rim lire cartridgjl  24 inches.    JFor center-fire ca|  ridges, 26 inches.  If these rifles ore not enrried in st,|  by your de_aler, send price aud. *we Vj  send, it to you, express prepaid.   ..',-.  Send Btanip for catalog <_]e.-,oribing oil  plete line and containing valuable  formation to shooters.  The J. Stevehs Arms and Tool Ctl  P. b.-|gx'2670--:'''':CHIC0PEE:FALLS, Nit  Black Diamond Nursi  QU ARTER W A Y,Wellin gton Ii  HUTGHEESON  &  PEK  80,OQdPruit Trees to   choos*   ������  ���������    ' ' *   * * 1  Iiarg-e .Assortment of Omaxn������J  Trees,   Shrubs   and   Evergafl  Small Fruits   in   Great  VblxI  Orders   by   mail   promptlyij  tended to.  al2tc J>. p. JB^X, If THE CUMBERLAND  "NE#Sj  Issued Every,-Wednesday.,   <_,.  W. *. ANDERSON,     ' -     -    ' -    ' EDITOT?  1 ���������        '   '  The ooluuins of The Nkwj? are open to all  ?'.������he wish to expreae therein views on matt-  i ' '   -  . * ' .        j  ersof public interest.  I,1 .,     While we do not hold oureelvee  responsi  ' ble for tbe utterances ofcorrespondenl**-*. wf  reeerve   the right j of   declining ,ro  mser  coonmunications unnecessarily personally.  -WEDNESDAY,  JULY 31,   1901.  U  ��������������� i  IV  RESER.VE  NOTICE is herebyjfiven that all  the  k ^unappropriated , Crown   lands    situated  |K within the boundaries   of   the  following  J t areas are "hereby reserved from pre-emp-  j\>' tion, sale or other disposition,  excepting  <,.under the provisions of ihe mining laws  ] of the'Province,' for t\\o'*>eais   from- the'  'Ulaie hereof, pursuant to the provisions"oi  Our fee returned if we fail.    Any one sending, sketch and description of  - any invention wiilpromptiy receive our opinion free concerning the patentability of,same. "How to obtain a patent" sent upon request. Patents  secured through us advertised for, sale at our expena*.       1      ,/  Patents taken out through us receive special notice,*without charge, in  - Th* Patkht Record, anillustrated and widely circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers and Investor*.' ,r     , ''���������''���������'  Bend for sample copy FREE-    Address, * " ���������  VICTOR ������/. EVANS ������  CO*  (Patent Attorneys,)  Evmmm Building,     -      WASHINGTON, D.C.  ' /  NOW IS THE  [I- ,,;ible thY'Inffustrial lJfow'er Company of  I) ^h.C, Limi'ted,.to��������� select1 therefrom timbei  ' limits,for wood pulp and * paper manu-  fa'cturing purposes/as/provided by an*  "^agreement bearing'date the 13th ,day of  .,'Juhe/iaoi, viz:���������* "_'--'      <-',''    **   '  [(\','���������<; Area  i;���������All the,._surveyed * land    on  V'^both sides of Kingcome  Rivr-jr,   and 'the  ir- 'i-indisuiveyed between- Kingcome   Inlet  (\ ���������;Wd Bond Sound; '   -.;.<"'        -_    ���������>  Jt "77' i'AREA 2���������Commencing at/.the   north-  \i$ -east" corner, of. Lot\i; th'encc 'ollowingup  ���������.the  river/at  the' head."of   Thompson'*-.  -._, Sound 'and its branches", .1 distance of ten  \ hules/anci*having,a width;. 011   each   side  H; ��������� thereof of one mile/:* *. >j*     .      j -.  -V"?l";ARFA,-3���������Commencing/.at - ihe 'noith'-  7   ern'bouhdailv'of Lots -45, 5*5 "aiid. 56,' on  ���������~, the_kKle-na-Klene    River;   thence   north'  I*1;,-''-.along'the said river and us branches five  miles, and having a-width   on  each  side'  v tof one-half mile,'* including' alf surveyed  <i   lands.       __;        .,   s,   _. '       .    (,'  ,/   "Area 4���������Commencing-* on   Wakeman  ~ /Sound at tliesouth7wesi corner ofXot 61;  ,(     tlfence west on the*5i-.t> parallel  of Ian- I,  i V-tude to* appoint iiorth of Einbley Lagoon;  - '' thence .south   to--saici   lagoon; v. thence  i/ *"sp"uih-:we^terly following the^passn^e be-  l' "ft'ween    Kinnaird: Island    and 'Pandora,  if-V-'Head to'MillstPassage"; thence 10 Queen  _'.{,\; -ChTtrlolte Sound;' thence    south-e.isierly  V'" along^the shore line-/nt'-Noel .'Channel,-  <,, and easterly,alongVHhe .centre * ot\ Fife.  v->'-r Sound to^Vill.ige-.'Po'nt;   thence ~'noi th-'  l|"i^V-^ierly\to"thVri'prthrtof   Trivett- Island  iK-  ���������'tothe"moutli,������f Kingcome^Inlet";   thence  tf- c, -nor h-along.the'wc'-si'shbre'of 'Wakeman^  r������- - Sound to-the'paintfof cqm men cement.'���������'-  y   " ' Area'5���������Consisting "of "-HarbleJown*  .W   * and;T*urner Islands., \ ' ���������   l>  .-*���������"������������������ ' "��������� ~\v. s. gorf:,*       .  '  -TO  ft ' -I-     "   " -f ^Deputy Commissioner"of  ft" '������������������-������������������ , Lands & Wojks.  tV"    "-Lands,and Works Department1,  |' Victoria, B.C., 22nd June, 1901. jy2,4t  ^'t      -������^���������~^���������.���������     1 1 1   **     . 1     11  Henry's Jurseries  .���������'���������'��������� and Greenhouses  .GREENHOUSE,    BEDDING    OUT  '��������� l   AND VEGETABLE   PLANTS.  LOWEST PRICES.  BqeSupplies,Seeds, and  Fertilizers.  Agricultural Implements,  Fruit  Baskets and^Ctates.  Fruit and'Qrnamental Trees.  Catalogues tree.  M. J? HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. C  WHITE LABOR ONLY.  .WANTED���������Capable, reliable* per  eon in every county to represent  largo .company of solid financial  reputation; $936 salary per year,  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely sure and all expenses;  itraight. bona-fide. lennite salary  no commission; salary paid each  Saturday and expense money ad;  vanced each week. Standard  .House, 334 Dearborn, St, Chicago.  ,. i  LN> THE  '���������r    1  :"  *>-"  .   -!���������*.  The most northerly paper published   on the Island:  Notice.  1  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars >of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any   person   or   per  sons���������except train crew���������;is strictly  prohibited.     Employees   are   subject to dismissal vfor allowing same  By order  FKANCI3 D. Little  Manager. _.  SUBSCRIPTION,   $2.00   A    YEAR.  ALL  KINDS OF  JOB  WORK  ' .V  DONE AT -REASONABLE. RATES  SMOKE ,.  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  t     ' *  KurtzCigarCo  V ncouver, B. G.  I, "  '  Esflnimalt & Nanaimo ;Eyv  , TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE \  '..    ���������  / NOV. 19TH,.d'898.;    "  '    , -   l r  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2 Daily.' . No. 1 Saturday*  A.M , **.M.  Do. 9:00 1 Victorift Do. 4:35  "    9:28.' Goldscream .'. "   4:53  '��������� ,10:9 ...; ...Koenig's  "   5.34  , *\ 10:18 Duncans,,.  6:15  ��������� ,* Je.ra.ciZ2      , < .        p.m-  "   12:U������������������*��������������������������� Nanaimo    , 7:41  'A������. 12:3   Wellington .V  Ar. 7^  WELLINGTON' TO ^VICTORIA. ;  No. 1 Dally./ "    No. 3 Sntvrday.,  A.M. " A.AI.'       '  Do.'8:05 Wellington     Do. 1:25  "   8:26  Nanaimo..., " 4:������9  ,   "   9:52  Duncans- "   6:05  " 10:37 Koenig's "   6:40  "11:18   ....' Goldstream "   7.3?  , Ar. 11:45    .       ~*.__. ViotoHa.. ...'. .-Ar. 8:00 p.m.  Reduced rate's to and from alKpoints   o  Saturdays and Sundays good to return - Mon  day. .- ' ,     ..." ' ' -,  '     *'  i   For rates  nnd   al    information    apply at  Company's -tftices.-       ,   '       . ,  h    _  A. DUNSMUIR GRO. L. COURTNEY.',  '    President.  *-" *       Traffic Manager,  ���������������������������***��������� "   ��������� r      :; ;     r^     ~     ~ "  *.       . *  ��������� With Canadian Supplement  ,253   Broadway!  New York. U. S. At  Vj������HE   De������t   and   JHo������t' Inflnenttel  , "T - lEInlnK ' Paper In ' tbe H World.  ' ,   .   - <' i ,      ���������.--"_  . Sample Copy Jfree. / i   t   .** . i   t   ������   ������, *  *       - . ", 1, j*  Weekly Edition...J5.Wperi  . 'nn, poetpeid.  Montbiy       "   ��������������������������� 1M "'        '-' "'   ."-  j     '.-"' '  * -   ��������� , ,   T    -������" ,  '  i        ...       .  r - I Have ;Takeri   Office  in the Nash      Building..  .Dunsmuir Ayenue,^Cumberland.-? i; .  >   *andxam agent .for the following  '.reliable    insurance,   companies:  "��������� 'The Royal   London   and .-Lanr'  y   cashire and Norwich   Union,  am. prepared to  accept  risks  a  current   rates.    I am   also agent  ?  for the Standerd' Life  Insurance  .Company of  Edinburgh and-the  Ocean Accident'Company ofEng-  land.    Please  call  and  investigate before insuring in -any other  Company. . -  JAMES ABRAMS.  "A good strong, gen tl_e work horse  to sell or trade for a <mare; will  drive or work single or double. * '  jel3,2t    S. H, Fobd, Sandwick.  a ~.r* a JO-n������_i exit  I/IC^A ���������r* A JO  -.vs  iverv Stable  'fEAMsrrBR ,and Dbaymkn ,;  Single and Double rigs '.  for Hire. All Orderb - ���������  Promptly   Attended ���������to.    :  / *���������  *  R.9HAW,'Manager. :  Third St., Cumberland, B.C:  Cumberland -  ;     *j  ;HoIzeI   "'   .->-} >���������-/,  ;; -rCOR.\DUN8MUIR:AfVaNUJI  *       AND', SECOND    .-STRBIT.  CUMBERLAND, *B. C.',T  r * . T  , '   __      ' ' "���������;-_.������������������   r  ,Mr9. J. H*. Piket, Proprietr������u/  ..������-.*-.'.  "'   When in Cumberland be  iure'  and .stay  at' the  Cumberland'  Hotel,  First-Class   Accoihoila-  tion for transient, and .perman-  '   ent boarders.   I .     ������. '  Sample Rooms and  Public Hall  '  ���������     "-' ���������   ���������   i ���������- ,  Run in Connection with  Hotel  ���������>>"r  ������������������*r  .i������.-* ���������-  ~l\  .    " ** I  ,'" -*r'  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 .per  day  TRA0K MAHK������  OOPYRIOHT8 Aft.,  Anyone Ben-Stnff.a gkeVaa ������a4 rl���������wt|rtl<  Quickly uoaritln. ft-M, waeiaer aa teTW  ,. probably patentable. * CaaoaanlaatlUM r  confidential. Oldest *ry������e*eey fws������o������W������i  in America. -Wo har*������  a w��������� fciartpa i  Patents taken thre������j>k Mlam * Oa i  - apeolal notio* in tbe    t, .  SGIEHTIFlO  AMERIOA*,   :  beaattfuliv tliu������tr������t������d, lmratts atanWi-M'���������#  any cciectlflo iourna'., weakly, tara* IKS' %/������PB'  -���������R.60BIT month* '- Spoo* r������������n ������������������������*������������������������ aaa KaaW,  Boos OK PXTEVTJ ������������!:*; ir������������.   iLMreM -  " . ,   .. MUNH   f- 'CO.;���������"'���������" *v    .  ;  .. ���������*   -V I  l        fl X. -���������- r /1  ' -'���������A,!  ...';������:[  ������  j j.  *   ^  H     J\ ,-, "'*    . '   '       *"���������  OOOOOOOOQOlOOObOOOOO 7  ! *,A  ^-*.^w  *       a'-Vl'  *,vjl'-'i  ������     ,   -i*-,J4t*l  ���������'-'     . ,J-������>vl  7 ^v'.-K ^  <^  V\ 1-iDI  o  o  o  ������������������--'���������4/    o^  0  '-O  mmm  1  amiiig  I am prepared to ,. O  furnish Stylish Rigs ( ������  and do Teaming at O  reasonable rates. ������  g D. KILPATRICK,     g  o Cumberland ������  0000000000000000000  o  o  o  o  o  o  REPAIRED  Flies of any Pattern Tied to Order.  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal  French Polishing. f  Apply  NEWS OFFICE, J*'  I'  TWO OF A  KIND.  few  /A,  *,*���������";  J-*  ' ,v  r  i  w'  iii  ft.  it  f*'  M  ,*f-  r /*  I' 5  (  **���������  i  II '!  Il-I  h���������*���������  k  i'jji >  I'1, i:  lv  r  r-r-  1H  |F-*4  I:  li ii ,  ' *r '  Ij I'll /  l.i   '  15 "-  I  I   *  j*���������.  li *'���������'  li! >���������!  'r ' '  ���������The-early bird catches tho worm-, we are told,  And the worm that, is early gets caught;  So if you're a bird you must rise ere the gold  Of the morning flames up or catch naught!  With the firsr hint of day  You must huiry away  To where annelid idiots are caught 1  And if you're a worm you must stay ciose in bed  Till all the woodpeckers ha\e gone.  When they knock at'your door,  you must cover  your head , -  And be deaf as a stone till the knockers have  flown!  Oh, "You'll starve if you do!"  Well, the biid'll starve, too,  And there'll two "Simple Simons" be gone.  ���������Ben S. Parker in Indianapolis I'ress.  ��������� T  I A Confederate I  Family  .      4  ��������� t  I By PAUL. GRANT ?  A '4*  ���������<>4>.���������.++*���������+4������������������+<&������������������������������������������������������<>+���������������������������++"������������������+&  ' To set the true flavor of war wo must  look to those who have participated in  war. Tho following story smacks of the  trials of a' southern family and the hard-  ehips and injustice to which it was sub-'  jocted.        -   ;  "Hurry, hurry!" criedr- the captain.  "Soon the fight will begin, and if we will  have to ride down the lines,, it will be 'no  ' joke."  So away they went down the lines, two  mUes to Iiesaca, across the pontoon bridge  over the river there, where the Federals  open fire,on them; then, on to Calhoun,  where a liot cavalry fight wasfgoing on.  ;' After two days spent .there , anxiously  ���������waiting for Johnston to drive back the  enemy and enable them to go home, and  finding that he was retreating and that it  ��������� was impossible for tbem to return through  the lines they joined tho great army of  refugees and at last found ��������� safety 'in that'  "general asylurii, southwest Georgia.  - Their retreat was sorrowful. Their return was comical:*.  The war was over, and. the southerners  ��������� stood a nation of paupers.    Not one cent  did any one have.    Dazed they stood and  gazed.at their heaps of Confederate mon-  - ey, some of it so new and crisp that it  seemed "-"to mock'them with, their blasted  hopes.   ' ,       ���������    '  '"    Tlie first-thought of the refugees was  "how to get home. Their friends, who had  hospitably entertained them, from'being  wealthy  planters  were now ruined   and  .had .not bread for themselves, as.their  negroes  became demoralized   and   would  "not work:. But with no money and  wretched transportation who could travel?  ' " In the history of all distressed people  there is found a Moses who rises up to deliver them. So now in the history of the  G.'s the eldest daughter played the part  of Moses and led them home.  .*��������� After they , had become refugees she  had for a while acted as matron in a hospital Jn Macon and as such ranked as a  * Confederate officer. So now,* on this  ground, she*-Jpplied to the Federal post  commandant at Bainbridge for transpor-  ��������� tation to Macon. The officer honored the  demand and furnished it. and she made  tho best of her way there to interview  General Croxton, post commandant at  that point.  ���������"Be sure," said a polite friend, "that  you put on your best clothes so as to impress the Yankees. Nothing like looking  well of?."  "I intend to." said she. And this is how  she was dressed:  Sho wore what to Confederate eyes  seemed .a black silk dress., True, it had  once been agre,en striped one, but having  been dipped in a weak , solution of logwood the stripes only vaguely betrayed  themselves. The garment was gayly  trimmed with stripes of palmetto braid,  plaited by the wearer's own industrious  fingers. She had also manufactured the  gloves which covered the said fingers.  Then her head was adorned with a  -���������wonderful bonnet. It was a sort of  phenis in the way in which it rose from  its ruins, having been made over several  times into divers shapes, according as rumors of fashions reached its owner. For  even in the shut in Confederacy the women, in the midst of the multifarious duties  devolving on them, strove to follow tho  fashions as they vaguely heard they were  worn in the outside, world.  It proved afterward they were misinformed, for while they were painfully  building up three story bonnets, with but  scanty material to build with, looking  like "Pelion on Ossa piled," the outside  world wore little pancakes on their heads.  Strong in' the rectitude of her apparel, Miss G. went forth to "impress"  General Croxton. How he was impressed, whether with amusement, wonder  or admiration, will never be known, as  he was too gentlemanly to show any  emotion.  - Escorted by a boy cousin, Miss G.  sought the general's presence. Her  brother declined accompanying her.   _  "It will never do for a big, ablebodied  fellow like me to go," said he, "aud besides women can do more with the  Yanks than men." ���������; . ;  Having thus eased his conscience,;, he  left her to face the foe, which she did  with great equanimity, and made her  claim for her own transportation, as a  Confederate officer and for her father's  family on the plea that the Federal gov-,  ernment, having forced them from their  home at the point of the bayonet, so to  say, it was its business to take them  back.  "Before Confederate officers obtain  transportation they surrender," said tbe  general, smiling. "Have you surrendered?"  This was a horrid speech, for the southern women prided themselves on never  surrendering.  "I decline to answer that," cried she indignantly.  He laughed and after bantering her a  little, struck by the novelty of-both applications, he made out the transportation  papers for them all and gave them to her.  And so in Septembe'r the scattered family'rendezvoused at Macon and started on  their trip home. The government did not  furnish very stylish transportation. Tbey  were given a freight box. car,"into which  they packed themselves and a scanty  supply of household goods, for news  reached them through the lines that their  house had been.sacked and its contents  scattered to the four winds.  They reached Atlanta the next morning  and were switched off on a side .track to  be raken in charge by the officials of the  Western and Atlantic railroad, and young  G. went out to interview these parties.  They now made the acquaintance of what  was afterward known as the "carpetbag"  gentry  The town of" Atlanta was then hardly  - more than a sort of camp, inhabited by a  few of the old citizens, a Yankee garrison and a lot of, what might be called miscellaneous adventurers.  The post commandant was an' old  Dutchman of autocratic proclivities./Indeed, had he been an eastern pasha under  the viceroy of Egypt he could not have  had a keener eye 'to exacting "backsheesh." At this-time a few enterprising  /-urties had established little shops that  went by the name of "sheebangs," tho  contents of which could almost be stored  away in a drummer's trunk, so tiny were  they. But the Dutch pasha kept an eye  upon them and constantly levied tribute.  Seeing one in a rather flourishing condition, ho demanded quite" a sum of "backsheesh." The owner plucked up his courage and refused to pay it. -   '  "Den," cried the Dutch pasha, "I shut  up dis sheebang!" * _    ,  , And it accordingly was shut.  Another "source of profit was to levy a,  tax oh, every carload of< refugees that  passed through the town. If they refused, they were detained" until they paid  it, which they finally* did rather' than be  turned out of the car and left in Atlanta minus funds arid shelter.  Young G. now had ,,the pleasure of  interviewing these ' cormorants. After  vainly refusing, remonstrating and entreating he, by the advice of friendly'  citizens, paid 'the tax, some $20,_ but it  seemed .an enormous sum to /the 'ruined'  refugees. ;    ', ,  In his absence one of the robber crew  came down to the car to inspect the  family and their belongings and then  calmly demanded his tribute. Mr.. G.  was a fiery old man, and he scornfully  refused to pay it. A hot altercation ensued. It must be allowed that the Yankee, a' tall, raw boned man, preserved  his equanimity, which .only served to exasperate the other.  "I'll pay you nothing!" cried the old  man. "I have General Croxton's transportation papers that take me heme, and,  not a cent will I pay you."  1 "Then you don't leave here," said the  other coolly.       - ',  "You have no right to demand money,  from me over'your .superior officer's orders.   Just show'me your authority,-sir."  "It is the rule here for allerefugees to  pay," said" the. man calmly, "and you  must." ' ' ���������  "The rule?  Who gave you any right to*  make a rule?   I'll bet you can't show me"  any "proof of  your  authority  for so doing."  "I don't bet," said the righteous thief,  with an indescribable drawl. /'I havo  conscientious scruples about it*"'  "You!" cried the old man, now badgered into a fury. "You have conscientious  scruples! You! God bless my soul!  You!" He dropped back in his chair  speechless with,auger.  Having thus spiked his enemy's"guns,  the blackmailer, after again calmly assuring him that he should not leave  without pay, took himself off.  Young G. soon after appeared and  stated that he had paid the tax, as they  could not stay over in Atlanta and camp  by the railroad track, and it was not  worth while resisting when resistance"  was useless.  They soon after started on their journey over the roughest road on earth, for  it had been torn up many times'by the  contending armies, and a legend was in  circulation that when-the iron rails had  been so twisted as to be unfit for use saplings had been improvised into rails and  nailed to'the cross ties* so as to take a  train over the gaps. The road was so  rough that the story did not seem incredible.  Marietta, their _ next stopping place,  seemed deserted. The only people' they  saw were a lot of men busy with a machine straightening railroad rails, so as to  use them again. And they had certainly  been twisted into the most wonderful  shapes in the world.  The travelers' route lay now through a  dreary country and endless scenes of desolation." They failed to recognize it. lt  was the "Shermanizod district." and only  chimneys and heaps of ruins marked tho  sites of what had been smiling villages.  At last they reached Kesaca and then  home. It had been, in army parlance,  "sacked and gutted." Every window was  gone. A soldier, it was said, had tried his  prowess with pickax to see if he could,  destroy a window at a single blow. He  succeeded, the gaping holes causing the  house to look like a blind thing.  But the roof was there to shelter them,  and it belonged to them, and that was a  great thing. So they set to work to make  themselves comfortable.  Before a great while they had in canvas window glass, which, if it kept out  most of the light, also kept out most of  the wind. ''���������'-.  Reminders of the battle were scattered  about. The lock of the front door having been broken, it was kept closed by the  aid of a weight made out bf half a torpedo with which General Wheeler had  blown up the railroad trade near their  house. Old Parrott shells were used to  prop open the windows, and the fire was  stirred with a bayonet, and empty cartridge boxes were used as troughs to feed  the cows in, so that there was a warlike  flavor about things.  But in a year's time the returned refugees had got so to rights that there was  little to tell that the house had been in  the center of the battlefield-and been a  hotly contested spot���������only the grave' of a  Confederate, soldier, who slept peacefully  in the flower garden, where the roses  waved above his head and scattered their  perfumed petals over his grave.���������Atlanta  Constitution.  HORSES  AND  THEIR   DRIVERS.  Jttst  How  111e  Animals   Know  What  io Do Is a Wonder.  The man who had never handled horses  sat down beside me in front of the store  and began to ask questions.  "These   horses   are, most    interesting  creatures,   and   you   drive   them   everywhere, they say." *  \  "Oh, yes, almost anywhere!"  ,    "Is it hard to control them?"  "No, quite. 1 easy if you understand  them."  "How do' you force them to do what  5011 want?"    ' 1  .        "      ~"~  "Oh, you don't have to force them;  just let> them know what you want!"  "Indeed! How do you'' communicate  your wants to them?"   ���������  , ���������'  "By the use of reins' attached to. a bit  in their mouths and ' by words which'  they get to understand, such as a cluck  or a chirrup to start and the word 'whoa'  to stop, the word 'back' to go backward.'  etc."  Just at this point a man came slashing  up  in  front of  the  store  with a  horse  and wagon and, calling "Back!" jumped  ' out, and the horse stopped.      .  "Why doesn't,the horse go backward?"  asked my friend.  "Well, the driver didn't want him to."  "But he,said 'Back!'"      '    *  ������"Yes, I know, butthe horse knew he  didn't mean it."    ���������  "But what does 'he say when he means  go 'backward?'." ,      .  "The same thing." ,  "Does the, horse do it? How does he  know when he means 'back''and when  'stop?'" ' .      .  "I don't know, 1 am'sure."    ,,, <���������,  "Well, this must be a-very dull, man  and a very bright horse." ;  "Not at all; both a bout; the average.".  "This is most peculiar.    What'~does the  man   do   -when   he , wants   the;, horse  to  start?'.' *"',"        '       ','.-'  v rtIIe has several 'ways of -j speaking .to  him." _ * - '/*_",  "Does the horse always start?"   -   ���������.  "Sometimes, lie   does * not Cstart   very-  quickly." ,  "Then what does the man'do?"  "He pulls on the reins." ,    .  ' "Does that always mean to 'go ahead?'"  "Well, no; not always.    Of.course he  pulls  on  them  when   he   wants  him  to  stop too."       , ' ,   - ,  "What? The same thing for stopping'  and starting?" '      -  "Well, not exactly the same, but much  the same."' ���������  "Well, well! And what is'the result of.  such an outrageously mixed code of sig-*  nals? I don't see how,they get along to-,  gether.",    ' - *        ''",-;  "Well,' Ljdon't know just liow the horse  reasons it, out, but they get on surprisingly welll. The horse just takes it foiv  granted that all pulls mean 'go ahead'  till'he gets such a long* and strong pull  that he-wonders if that is intended for  'stop,' and then he stops,. and if he  doesn't get a cut of the whip he c<wcludes_  he must haveguessed right."  "In the name of common sense, are  there any more complications,for the poor  horse to figure out?" * *     ������ ������������������  "Well, yes;_ there are a few more, of  course.    They usually pull on both reins  when   they   want   to   urge   him on,   but  sometimes they.jerk on one." _  "But that means 'turn.' " ,    '  "Yes, but he mustn't turn when the  jerk is not intended for 'turn,' or he will  get a harder jerk on the other rein."  "How does he manage it?'  "Well, hesupposesthat all ordinary jerks  mean 'go ahead,', but when he gets an extra hard and long one he _ tries turning,  and if nothing happens he knows that  was what was meant."  "Doesn't this guessing policy make  driving unpleasant?" r  "Yes, both unpleasant and difficult.  The  driver has to use about twice the strength  necessary  and   does   not   accomplish   the  results   he   wants   nearly   as   quickly   or  easily,  and  it is much   harder  and  more .  unpleasant for the horse."  "Well, why do they keep it up then?"  "I am sure I do not know."  "Well, well!    Do many people use this  method of driving?"  "Yes,  most people."  "What explanation do they give?"  "When they give any they say, "It is  easier.' "  "Then I suppose it must be.M  "No, it is not."  "Are you sure?"  "Sore."  "Well, well! I must make a note of  this.     It   is   most   interesting."  A CLEVER SWINDLER  THE VALISE TRICK  HE WORKED ON  EXPRESS COMPANIES.  What   Ma   Didn't   Forget.  "Pa."  "Yes."  "That'Mrs. Flipley was hero today,  and gu������ss what she said about you?",  "Oh, I can't!" the old gentleman replied, beginning to get interested. "What  was it?".  "She told ma she thought you' were  such a handsome looking man and held  your age so well."  "She did, eh?" he replied, pushing out  his  chest and   pretending that it  didn't  make  any   particular  difference to   him ���������  what she had said.  "But," the sweet child continued, "ma.  told her she ought to see you'in the morning  before you   put in your  false  teeth  and get the sid-* hair slicked up over your  bald spot."- '   ,  Those Silly Questions.  "Does he want a hair cut?" .  His Brother���������Naw! He wants a  shave, of course, and his mustache,  trimmed.���������New York Journal.  It Wu Comparatively Easy* For Htas  to  Operate  His   Sharp" Scheme,,, bmt  He Triea It Once" Too Often on the  , .i . . . '  Sanie Exprenimau.  "There is no end of ways for beating  the small expressman about town," said  lth<-.-.rT-innrin. the peaked cap. "I've had a  good many clever tricks played on me in  my 20 years' ^career as an expressman,  but the smoothest chap that ever 'worked' me for a snap wap J. Collins. I saw  Collins just three'times in my life. The  first time'was when. I moved^tiim. from  Forty-fourth street up to Ninetieth street.  I was employed then by an'express'company whose place of business was in  Eighth avenue, and' when Collins came  around _to rthe, office and said he wanted  us to move a trunk ,and a box of books I  was sent out to do the job.  "Collins was a little man with bulging  bluo eyes, a sandy mustache and a .mole  on'his chin. He watched me.like a hawk  while,1 was .carrying his things down,  stairs and loading them in the' wagon-  When I got ready;to drive'off, _he said:  'Oh', by the way, I' have an. extra valise  here I wish you'd put in with the other  things if it isn't too-much trouble. I'd  carry it myself, but I'm not going straight  up to the house, and I hate to be bothered  .with lugging it around all over town.' ,  ,j "Now, it was against the rules of the  company for the driver to haul'anything  for a customer not, listed at the office. I  told Collins so, .but he didn't give a continental ��������� for' laws and'regulations.'���������  " 'Oh, pshaw!' he, said. .'That'll be all  'right.* Nobody need know,tanything,about  it but you 0and me.  It'ir.be a great favor  to me for you to take the. grip, and I'll  make it worth your' while.'"   "  /', ��������� "  "    "Clear up" to the last minute my judgment argued that the. course - of wisdom  -was to persist in my^ first  refusal,  but  Collins'  insistence* 'finally' won .the -day,  and I consented to take the gript. Collins  I went down to" the street, with me, and  j just  before. I  mounted   to  the seat  he  j pressed a half dollar into my hand as a  sedative   for  my   uneasy   conscience.    I  drove direct' from' Forty-fourth street to  Collins'- new boarding house, but when I  got there the grip was gone., Collins raised a terrible row about it.' He maintained  , that it contained odds and ends of valua-  ' ble bric-a-brac, and he threatened "to bring  suit against the company for $100. _ The  company * acted wonderfully  white with  me.   Although they could be held in no-  ,wise guilty for'a-violation of their rules,  they naturally disliked police court notoriety and finally compromised with Collins  for'$50,  of which- they ' generously  paid one-half, thus letting me off with a  punishment fee of only $25.  "Three months after that I left;the  Eighth street concern and went to work  for a .company, up on Columbus avenue.  -One evening shortly after I-was sent out  to fill several orders that had' come' in  late'in'the afternoon. I .was',half dead  that night with toothache, and my companion, a good natured sort of fellow, did  most of the work and attended to all of  the details of the moving. So intense waa  my pain that 1 gave scarcely a thought to  where we were or what we were doing  until I heard my man snorting around  and swearing'Jike all possessed. Then I  got up spunk enough to ask what was the  matter.  " 'Holy smoke,' he said, 'that grip is  gone! That fellow' up on Seventy-fifth  street insisted upon my bringing a valise  along with his trunk and boxes, paid ma  50 cents extra for doing it, and now it's  gone.    I'm in a pretty fix, I am.'  "Instantly my tooth ceased to jump  and my heart took up the tempestuous  refrain. 'Was the man's name Collins?'  I asked.  " 'Yes.'said he. 'Did you see him? He  .was monkeying around between the house  and the wagon all the time, but it was  kind of dark, and you had your face all  bundled up and seemed to be more dead  than alive, and I didn't think you took  any notice of him.'  " 'I didn't,' said I, 'but I know how h������  looks.' Then'I described Collins to a T.  Sure enough, .it was my old friend J. C.  who had met with the loss, and again' h������  got damages for bric-a-brac which had  been packed in his grip. At that I began  to get suspicious, and when I went into  business for myself a few .weeks later I  resolved to keep an eye open for J. Collins. I hadn't been on this corner two  weeks before I fell foul of Collins. He  wanted to Be moved again, this time to  the depot. I deputed one of my men to  transact business with him, and that  night when the driver went- oyer after  his' trunks I hovered around in the background and watched his movements. His  trick was simple. He swiped his own  grip, which was comparatively easy to  do, considering hV always had the expressman call late in the evening. I  hurried over to the depot ahead of him  to watch the entire proceeding. As usual  he flew into. a terrible rage when the  driver reported that the grip was lost  and demanded satisfaction then and  there. Then I stepped up, and in less  than five minutes J. Collins had become  considerably wiser. \ _  " 'I ought to bring you into court,' said  I, 'and make an example of you, for I  don't doubt that there are other dead-  beats working the express companies the  same way, only they may not do it so  frequently, but if you pay me what you  soaked me and my friends for I'll let you  off.' ��������������������������� ,  "J. Collins was inclined to show fight  at first, but he soon weakened. 'I  haven't got the money here with me,' he  slid l'    ���������   ���������''  '" 'Then   get  it,'   said   I.     'You  won't  leave this town till you do.'  "He saw I was in earnest and dived  down into his pockets and forked over  the money."- ���������  Sharp Man.  "Yes, sir," said the raan who was  standing with one foot on the wagon hub,-  chewing a straw, "I'm kind o' glad that  :                 '. ..    -��������� ...----~ V---^ -a*-i*-^J  feller is goin to move out o' the'place.  He's too slick. < He makes'ine uneasy." -  - ''Sharp hand at a bargain, eh?" said the,  traveling man.'  "Sharp is no name for it. Why, one  time he said he had a nightmare, an4tho  whole town got agitated an took to won-  derin how he was goin to use it so as to  get the best o' some one in a hoss trade."  If. its colors 'were but fast colors, .self  conceit would be a most comfortable  quality. But life is so' humbling, mor-  'tifying, disappointing to vanity that a  great man's idt-a/of himself gets washed  out of him by the time he's 40.���������Buxton,  '   , * Didn't Scare Him.  - Wicked Willie (sizing, up the, visitor's   _  bonnet)1���������Ma, I ain't scared of it.   '  Ma (obliged to show up because tha  hand is called)���������Why, Willie, dear, what  do you mean? '  Wicked   Willie���������You  said . Mrs.   Jig's  ���������'  new bonneV was a perfect^ fright.   Sho  can't scare me with it worth a, cent.���������-  '  Montreal Star.   v  //,?.\  tr~*   "Goodness,0 sonny!   What are! you d������-  ing?"     ' S . ' \ ". -   -  "Cuoppin de tree down ter git some-  ipples.'' "      *     '   / -     * .  " l"  1 ��������� ,.    '.'-���������  " "But there~are nocdpples this time of '  the year."       ",      *,    ,    ���������   'V ' s* '.*" <v,  "There" will be by'de'time _I gits'do/  ,;J  tree, chopped down."���������New York Evening Journal.        .'-'." ,/'.'"  THE SHOTE WAS THERE. '  Why ; One    Old    Farmer. Thinks   He  -.,  "Wonld Make a Good Detective.-,  <l "Guess I ��������� wouldn't* have much trou-,  ble gittin-on the 'tective-staff" in."De-  troit ef I wanted ter make, appercla-,,.  Lion." and the old farmer kicked a1'log  in the open fireplace so that, he could  see his neighbors better.^ They were.,  assembled to hear him tell-all about it.-  "When I missed that"shote outen the  .pen, next mornin**1 it jest came ter me  .sudden  as lightnin .that?it .had. been;  stole -by that\ther~George,.Washington \  Pepperville what had been' wbrki'u fur  .me. He kriowed'the dog. so -it,wouldn't  bother him "none, and'he was tbe pow-'  erfulest" man_ fur  fresh   pork J- ever-  see. . So 1 goes inter town and tells the  head man'.of the 'tectives. and be'puts  i couple of fellers on the,job, anclthey  reports-that they was-no shote about  Pcpperville's shanty, and .they was no  case ag'in him.    I 'lowed  I might be  follerin  the  wrong  track,   but -I   kim  home here and sot my own'stakes, and  [ was to Pcpperville's afore suuup. "  " 'Wash,' I says. *why ' didn't you  keep that hog when you had1 him?  Wasn't he fat 'nough yit ter suit you?'  " 'Who you talkin to?' be muttered.  'I'll hab de law' on you ef you make  me any mo' trouble 'bout dat hawg.'  " 'Now. Wash.' says I, 'don't' git your  dander up. That there shote kim  home in the night and went ter squeal-  in ter git inter the pen. I put ole Ras-  tus ou the scent, and he landed me  right here.'  " 'Dog gone dat.Rastus,' he shouted,  'I'll flay dat dog alibe!'  "And he sprung ter the middle of the  room and ripped, up the floorin. -and  there was the shote. Wash would  have jumped on me. but I jest kivered  him with that ole muzzle Ioadin pistol  of mine and tole him tor-go gentlelike.  "Well, sir, he begged and whined so  [ let him off, him agrcein ter tote the  pig home in a bag and ter chop wood  fur%ie three ^m.vp fur my trouble."  -*._ 1  The Rehearsed Wedding.  The wedding was. upon the whole,  an artistic success. The bride particularly evinced unmistakable talent. She  trembled with all the technical accuracy of au aspen leaf and the emotional intensity of a startled fawn, ner  trembling indeed was irreproachable.  If she cast down her eyes with something of amateurish gawkiness. the  fact is easily attributable to her inexperience, this being her tirst wedding,  rather than to an essentially defective  method. She, was fairly well supported..- . ��������� -. '  The bridegroom rose from his knees,  too soon and had to be knocked down  by   the   prompter/ but  otherwise   the  minor parts were carried out creditably. ���������.*".''���������  Felt Familiar.  Bennet Burleigh related a pleasant  story in the London Telegraph. The  incident which happened in his sight  aud hearing, was as follows: Two officers, total strangers, new arrivals  from up country, rather lonely and  bored,, were awaiting luncheon. The  elder having proposed that they should  sit together, a mutual friendliness developed so rapidly that at last one  said to the other: "Do you know. I  rather like you. aud there's something  about you that seems familiar, as if  we had met. before? I'm Major S. of  the Blanks." "Indeed! Are you? I  thought so.    And I'm Lieutenant S. of   's staff,' -just joined���������your youu^fit  brot.liP.rl" ' ,*���������*-���������������������������  ���������*.,."  r      > f  !    '  /  ���������v/  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  SPRING TONICS".  A' Few Doses * of Fun to  Cure  That  *.        Tired Feeling.  Church���������You say he goes>ut in his au-.  tomobile just to kill time?      "        ,    ���������'-*  <   Gotham���������Not altogether.   He killed *������  couple of flogsryesterday.     ���������'     '  IK  Crimsonbeak���������Hetried to^Bcareme.*  ���������  Yeast���������Indeed !__���������        ,,  r. *'.Yes, and I dared him to do his worst."  ' .-"Well?"  w, '-"He did.  He went home and wrote mo  some poetry." *  , ,  "Is every hair in'your head numbered,'  , jgrandpa ?"        l~-  "Yes, my child."     >  -,'   "Well, grandpa," said the little fellow  ' as he contemplated the great bald spot,  -"���������'you haven't got-much of a head for fig-  . ores." ,   ". w , ,   ���������>  "Sue Bretto~We had to,cut up Bome of  tho, stage money and use it for snow in  ,that winter scene last night.   ' ,     -���������*,_  a Foote Lighte��������� Is that so.? _ -      '     -V   ~"  ''"YesV'and the, comedian said he thought  Jt about time we had some sort of change*  "in the, weather:"   '      *     '- r    ^ \*l'  ir" i \\ul am awfully disappointed injny son,"  . aaid.the fond "father;,..'       -   . \ ���������"  /\ ','Howrso?".     < A   "       t    '-'*<-'  '���������'   "Why^I've^sed, I suppose,,50 bottles  - of different hair producers in my efforts  ' > to make him a professional pianist!"    ���������*  si    ���������������������        .-     -��������� '     >,  ' -vMrsL Crimsonbeak���������You had better take  ��������� ��������� your overcoat ,with you'tonight, dear? *(  - / Mr.' Crimsonbeak���������Are you going'to sU  -���������.up for me" until I come home? ���������" - 7, ��������� '  ,'*-*'"Yes, John.V 4 '7'**' ���������"-,���������-"% -"','' _  Vi'r "Then I think,I'd better take my stonn  ',, ,coat."-frYonkers Statesman.   %**->-.  BACK TO HEALTH  THROUGH    THE    KINDNESS    AND  ���������l .PEKS1STENCE OF A FRIEND.  An   Everj-daj" S>'oiy   That     Will   "Biiiij;  ��������� " Health and Happiness to Young <������irls  i>/,_WhoAcl;on   lie A.J*. ice Criven.     ,  -From the Sun;- Orangeviile,  Ont.   'r  In every part of Canada are to be  found grateful people who cheerfully  ���������axk'nowledge thai the g-ood health  "they:, enjoy is _ due to the use of Dr:  Williams' Pink -Pills.* In the to-wn of  Orangevill������ there are many such people,, among them ��������� being Miss Lizzie  Collins, an estimable young lady'who  'resides with her mother in the,east,  ward.* Miss Collins' cure' through the  use' of,. this medicine was recently-  brought to the attention'of the Sun,  and a reporter was sent to gel the  facts from the young lady. Miss Collins cheerfully accorded t'he interview  and rher statement is' given practically in her,, own-words. '"Two years"  ago," said she,, "I became so weak  that I was, forced,' to' take to bed.  The. illness came. on gradually ; I  found myself much run down, suffered  from headaches and' was as, pale as  it'was possible for a* living person to  K"    I'used-several     medicines,     but  be.  ,'What's In a Samel  "Who Vre you', sir?'  '"Oh, I'm 'the dog catcher!"���������New York  Evening Journal? . .  0<  ������������������ _ What "we best conceive,  we fail .to  speak.���������Browning. ,  they did not .help me.    Then I   consulted a doctor,-and he said that   I  had,scarcely any blood, and that mv  condition was, one of, danger.   r Medi-,  cine did not seem to do me any good  and I found myself' growing weaker."  I .reac^ed^ the stage, where my heart'  kept  palpitating     violently  all     the  ,tMne.   The-headaches" became contin-  'ous'1   ^"d- my'condition  one'   which  words- can" scarcely describe. *-r really  despaired-   of      getting  better,  \ and  loathed-the sight  of medicine. - I had "  *������ee,1} confined to bed for about.  two  months;when one day a, friend called  and    urged frme to  try Dr. Williams'  Pink , Pills     INtold ,   her r>had lost  faith' in all medicines,*,but, she    was  ,apparently  determined     I should trv  the, pills,    for" she brought me about  balf a  box  she had "been  using her-,  self.  . <E .c0uld notrthen, do less 'than  try the   pills,    and when they   were  used    while T cannot say that; I felt  much better,.I had more confidence in  the pills-and got^half a dozen-boxes.  Before these were gone^there was -no  doubt that .they were rapidly rest'or-  ,mg.mo, to; my/old-time  health,  as I  ,was sopn > able ;tcf, sit up and then be  around' and,out.  .1 used in all e'ght  or nine boxes,' and1 before theses-were  gone I felt  as  though I. had^never,  ha'd a,n ache or pain in* my life. That'  iswhat   Dr". Williams'"-������-!-'-< ���������"������������������-  '   MOTHERS.  1  r  Mothers are "the , queerest things !  'Member when John went away,  All but mother cried and cried   '  When they said good-bye that day.  She just, talked, and seemed to be  Not .the least bit upset-  Was the only( one who siniled !  Others' eyes were/streaming wet.  But when John came back again1  On a furlough,, safe and sound,  With a' medal for his deeds,    -  , And "without a, single wound,   *  While the re������t-pf',us hurrahed;  . tLaughed    and '' joked    and "��������� danced  about,- ,* _-. ' ' ~  Mother kissed "him, and then she,crie  Cried and cried like all get out.  *", ���������Edwin Li." Sabin in The Centura.  Owing to competition with Spain,  Italy and Northern' Africa, where labor is cheaper, French' farmers,' are  abandoning the cultivation of olive  groves. In therdepartment/ of Marseilles alone within six months 40,-  000 olive trees were uprooted. ,  HOWS LIMENT is used br Pbysiciass.  The' way to"_be comfortable is to  make others so; the way to' make  others so is to appear to' love them:  the way to appear, to love them isrto  love them in reality.  , Sweden cultivated only _ 1,350,000  acres of land in-1812. Nfow she has  12,500,000 in plow, and grows'106,-  000,000 bushels of grain in a voar.  ' Women have ���������**��������� been - 'gardeners ��������� at  heart, since ,the beginning" of all  things, but \i' "is" only during!" "the  latter ���������* portion of last century. _that<  they; thought of flowers as makers of  a fortune, of fruit and vegetables as  sources   of  income. ' "* ,  The 'sun's ' diameter  the rate of five miles F  Itsr> *" present    diameter  miles.        ,      ,   r' ���������  decreases, a t  in a century.  , is  ' 860.000"  Charity's argument is short, but it  has a long.reach.'    *  25  for thc-TEETH and BREATH  New Size S0Z0D0NT LIQUID . . . 25c  New Patent Box S0Z000NT POWDER . . 25c  Large LIQUID; and POWDER      .      .      . 75c  At the Stores or by'Mail, postpaid, for the Price.   <;  A Dentist's-'Opinion: "As an antiseptic and hygienic  mouthwash^ and for the care andpreserv'ation of the teeth and  gums, I cordially recommend Sozodont.    I consider it the ideal-  dentifrice for children'suse."   [Name of writer upon application.]  HALL & RUCKEL, NEW YORK.  MOST PEOPLE LOPSIDED.  for'me and I  Pink'*,Pills   did  I would * be^ivery  -   MINARD'S .LINIMENT  is   the   only  Liniment asked for at my store and  .the only one we keep for sale. '  "All the people use  it.-.  x ITARLIN  FULTON.  Pleasant Bay, C. B.  ;    To the''man of humanity the world  ������������������is generally disposed -to ascribe every  other  good  quality ;   of  its  influence  all,    in  some    degree,   partake,     and  therefore all love it.���������Blair.  think  ungrateful if^I did'-nojt'add my" testimony for "the  beriefit.it  may * be' ' to  some other young girl."  Miss . Collins' 'story should *bring"  hope to .-many thousands of otlier  young girls who suffer as .she did  Those who' are pale, ,lack appe-.ite'  suffer from headaches, and palpitation of the heart, dizziness, or*a feeling of constant weariness will f.nd  renewed health and strength in ihe  use of a few boxes of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. Sold by all dealers,, or  sent- by mail'post paid, at 50 cents  a box or'six boxes for 32.50, by addressing ( the-Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  Enterprise 'is~a sprout, that is pruned by experience. * .   , '   '  1.1' **     yj * '<  <K lazy, man is (never inclined to decline' a chance to* recline.   **        .   , ' *  JOHN S.:MOEGAN'S;LETTER OPEN'  ���������     FOR THEIR PERUSAL..    '*���������  N"ova Sco'in. Member of the Guild Wasits  "*His Case    'i nbliblieil--Au   Eijfht   Year  ���������siifterer  from    ISaokaclie --Cm eel  Ke-  eently by JUoiltl'-. Kidney fills.  Change lays not    her  truth.���������Swinb ourne.  hand    upon  Ohildho'od shows the man, as morning shows the day.���������Milton.  Ast for Minaret's anil take no oto.  '  Tune   was,   and   that   was termed  tho time of gold.���������John Hall.  Put not your trust in money, but  put your money in trust.���������Oliver  .Wendell  Holme*.  ALWAYS' ON HAND.���������Mr. Thomas  EL Porter, Lower Ireland, P. Q., writes :  ,"My son, 18 monihd old had croup so bad  'that nothing ga\e him leliof until a  neighbor brought me some *��������� of DM.  THOMAS' ECLECTRIC OIL, which I  gave hun, and in bix hours he was cured.  It is the best medicine I ever used and I  would not be without a bottle ot it in my  house."  What the dew is to the flower, gentle words are to the soul.  Surmounted difficulties not only  teach, but hearten us< in our future  struggles.���������Sharpe.  There never was, and never will   be, a  universal panacea, in one lemedy, for all ills  to which flrsh is heir���������the very nature of  many curatives being such that were  the  germs of other and differently seated diseases rooted in the system of the patient���������  what would relieve one ill in turn would i^g-  gravate   the  other.   We, have, however,, m  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,  unadulterated state, a remedy for many ana  grievous ills.   By its gradual ��������� and judicious  use the frailest systems are led into conva-  lescence and strength by the influence which  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping Bpirits of those with  whom a chronic state of morbid. despondency and lack of interest in life, is a disease,  and, by tranquilizing the nerves; disposes to  Bound and refreshing sleep���������imparts vigor  to the action of    the; blood, which,  being  stimulated, courses  throughout  the  veins,  strengthening the healthy animal functions  of the system, thereby making  activity a  neceasary result, strengthening the frame,  and giving life to the digestive organs, which  naturally demand increased substance���������result, improved appetite. Northrop & Lyman;  of Toronto have given to the public their  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gauged   by the opinion of scientists, this  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All druggists sell it.  Cucumbers and melons are "forbidden  fiuit" to many per.on-j so constituted that  the least indulgence is followed by attacks  of cholera, dysentery, gr.pmg, etc. These  persons are not aware that they can indulge  to their heait's content if they have on hand  a bottle of Dr. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial,  a medicine that will give immediate relief,  and is a sure cure for all summer complaints.  "Horses' in .their.������������������ wild state live to  the age of 36 normally, being still  fresh and hearty at, that age in the  desert.  The  burnt   child  Ben Johnson.  dreads  the  fire.-  MAUD'S L1MMENT Merman's Frtem  Nothing worries some women  the absence of worry in others.  like  The United Kingdom produces .7(3,-  000,000 bushels of wheat, 78,000,000  bushels. of barley, and 150,000,000  bushels of oats in a year.  All'market gardeners and fruit farmers in England suffer from the tyranny of the railway companies in  the' matter" of��������� transport.   .  Tweritj**'per cent of all horned cattle are killed for food in a year, 40  out of every 100 sheep, and 90 out  of every 100 pigs. ..  Bridgewrater, N.S., * June 3 ���������(Special)���������The case'"of John ,S. Morgan,  plumber" and tinsmith, of this town,  should be put , prominently before  every union., and non-union man in  Canada".- In a" matter <like this there  should be no distinction, the benefit  belongs to all.  ��������� John S. Morgan for eight years  was hampered in his work by backache. Stooping- continually at work  is tho cause .of a great deal of backache, though not in the way most  people imagine. Mr. Morgan's letter explains the truth of the matter  when he says Dodd's Kidney Pills  cured his backache. It was really  Kidney ache that Dodd's Kidney'pills  cured. It was really Kidney ache  that' troubled Mr.  Morgan.  Backache is the commonest symptom of Kidney Disease. Kidney Disease is the commonest of human'ailments, and Dodd's Kidney Pills are  the one infallible cure for all Kidney  diseases. Read what Mr. Morgan  says about them himself.  "I have been subject to lame back  for eight years. The different remedies I tried were no good. I got so  that I was crippled up entirely and  couldn't do a tap of work. .Another  Uhing was a frequent desire to urinate'  altogether  unnatural.  "About a year ago I commenced to  use Dodd's Kidney Pills. I had run  down in weight to about'l-lOc-pounds.  During the. time I was using Dodd's  Kidney Pills I gained 23 pounds. My  back got better and better as I continued taking the pills until today I  am as free from backache as ever I  was in my life. This after eight  years 6f.it means an awful-lot'to me.  I realize the danger I was in and  know what I owe to Dodd's Kidney  Pills.'*;'';;'.:'' '���������   . ���������-.  ���������'"I recommend Dodd's Kidney Pills  to anyone who has backache or any  other Kidney complaint."  Difference* _ Bet-ween  tbe  Lie-**-*-*-.,  Eyet  and Enri of Men and Women.  tThe two sides of a person's face are  ���������ever alike. The eyes are out of line  in two1 cases out of five, aiid one eye ia  stronger than tbe other in; seven persons out1 of ten. The "right ear^is also,;  as a rule, higher than the'left.  Only one person in 15. has perfect  eyes, the, largest percentage of defects  prevailing among fair- haired' people.  Short sight is more common in town  than among country, folk, and .of all  people the Germans' have the largest  proportion of shortsighted persons^;  ' The crystalline lens of;the eye,is thfl  one portion of the human body which  continues' to increase with the attainment of maturity. _  The smallest interval of sound can  be better distinguished with one _eat,  than with both. The nails of two  fingers never grow-'with the same rapidity, that of the middle finger'growing the fastest, while that of the thumb  grows the slowest..'-, <  '- In 54 cases out of ,100 the left leg  Is shorter than the .right.   The bones  of an average  human  male skeleton  weigh 20 pounds, those of a woman are  six pounds lighter.*"  /���������That .unruly "member, thertongue ot *  .a, woman, is also smaller than that of  a man, given a" man and a woman vof  equal size and weight.   It may be appalling to reflect, but it" is nevertheless  true, that the-muscles .of,the -human"  Jaw exert a force of over, 500 pounds.  . The symmetry which'* Is the sole intelligible ground for our J^ea of beauty,  tbe proportion between the upper and  lower half of".the1 human body, exists-  In nearly" all males, but Is .never found  In the female.     American  limbs are  more symmetrical than those of any.  other people.   The rocking ��������� chair,  according to an English scientist/is responsible for the exercise . which  Increases the beauty of the lower limb's.  The push which the toes give to keep  the chair in motion, repeated and repeated, makes the instep high, the calf  round'and full! and it makes the ankle  delicate and slender.���������Exchange. ���������,  ���������When IrvlnK Forgot Himself.  Ben Webster, an English actor, told  a good story of bow he held his own  when Sir Henry Irving happened to be  absentmiuded. In the "Lyons Mail"  there is a touching scene between Le-  surques (played by Irving) and his  daughter Julie, of which Didier (Mr.  Ben Webster) is a perfectly silent witness.  One night Sir Henry, Instead of making his long speech, appealed in trembling tones to Mr. Webster: "Speak to  her, Didier; speak to her!" Didier was  dumfounded. There was an awful  pause. Irving, quite unconscious of  his own mistake, frowned wrathfully  at the young actor, but Mr. Webster,  equal to the occasion, gave way to a-  burst of tears and exclaimed, "1 cannot; you know 1 cannot speakl" and  turned his back on the audience.  Then Sir Henry picked .up his lines  with a start, and it was observed that  Didier's shoulders shook with emotionj  Victoria's  Proposal.  It was at Windsor castle that Queen  Victoria, then only a girl of 20, did  what sbe described as "the most nervous thing a woman was ever called on  to do"���������when she summoned the young  'Prince Albert'of Saxe-Coburg-Goth'a tc  a private interview and "proposed" tc  him. She had first met him when as a  ;boy of 17 be came with, his father tc  England, and when, three years later,  he "made no secret"-of his love for his  fair cousin "no one was surprised and  every one was delighted."���������London Tit  Bits. ' ���������  "W_e make ourselves miserable in the  anticipation.'of evils that never hap^-  pen.���������Bcaconsfield. '*- ���������'  ,v '  Keep IINiED'S LINIXENT 111 tbe HOUI.  Nor success is worthy of the name  unless, it is won' by honest industry  and a brave breasting *of_ the waves  of fortune.���������Huxley.  1 ''!-., - J  PABMEiiE^'s PiiiLS possess  the  power of  acting specifically upon the diseased organs,  ���������timulating 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 are driven from the' <���������  body.,Mr. D. Carswell, Carswell, P. 07 Ont., >*.  writes: "I have tried Parmelee's Pills ana  find them an excellent medicine' and one _  that will sell well?' <     .'   0 < r      .'    i  J**- ^ '  ������   T lf I  '-'���������'���������������������������I  <:    -Jt������\  tt.  *,>!  iAt_^At|  r- ���������- -tl    .1  t y-'ji  -TV-.* *��������� I  :'?.*#!  !���������: ������-*'������'������������������*  .. * i**l  'V,  ,If,_we_   could _ sweep    intemperance- <r  out* of tho country there fwouldrhardly be poverty    enough,left   to'   give/  j healthy exercise to the charitable im-< *-  pulses.���������Ph'illip'ps Brooks. "' '  ]  In his Vegetable Fills Dr. Parmelee has  given to the world the fruits of long scien- -  tific research in the-whole realm* of medical   -  science, combined with new. and valuable  discoveries.never before known to man. For  Delicate aito'Debilitated   OoNSTiTUTioMa  Puimeiee's Pills act like a charm. 'Taken in* *  small doses, the effect is both a tonic and a  '  stimulant, mildly exciting the secretions of ,"-  the body, giving tone and vigor; /, -" ,   ,.-  ?a ' v*s I  ... ^.^-.^^5  "A * ii  * *< jif t>ds<  *���������. i ���������jft&i  l    'I'^'i-Sffl  \ ^    f   A 'l*.L  ,, er*  tt  ���������*"'"'iy  --���������-.i  l-'lt'-fi'l  t...r *t f  '.hi*''A  ���������^ i,\yd  y^sy%\  *    I.'   -l&J  k    Vii -OS. |  *       "'���������W* "*   ji iV  .- ?*���������>&$  'r In England" in,l1800 ' a'horsV' called ���������-;  Phenomenon trotted*-3 7* miles1 in liar-*>777fV  ness  in 53  minutes,, a .record J'*heVer  beaten in, England.       , -*       .     jiT*/*- "- ".'  A-Ca-EZSTTS    '-���������^ANTED.l.!,l :V"1*  We are in need of a4 few reliable \gentaJ   '  throughout the country to handleTour "���������   V"1  GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.'..  Good profit and quick sales.   For particu- "  lars address^        > .'  lUKINCANDESCENT GAS "LAMP   Co.,'1  313  *M:iin St.,-ttlnnipeg-. '     *   '    '   ,_'  ,    >,**&!������������������ I  1LL-W00L MICA EOOmS 130318}  established. 10 year3 trial. A home Industry.  Encourage it. BEWARE of American Paper  Felting, which cracks in oar climate. ,. For samples and testimonials apply to , '  W. G. FONSECA, (Sole Agent.)"  664 Main Street, WINNTPECW '  . 'Issuer of Marriage "Licenses r ' V-   >-  !,' *   l I ���������   -  Supplies for all makes of sewing machinan  WHEELER & WILSON  i .' s i\*rt*lg������ :.ve. SEWING MACHINE CO.  W.  N.  U.  No.  327.  Bra$$ Band  InHtrumeiits, Drums, Uniforms, Etc.  EVERY TOWN   CAN  HAVE A  BAND.  Lowest prices ever quoted. Fine catalogue  50j illustrations mailed free. Write us for any-  thina* in AIuKic.or Musical Instruments..  Whaley Royce & Co., ���������^gifejf;Sfn.  When some people feel for the poor  they forget to feel in their pockets.  Canada imported last year agricultural implements to the value of $1,-  823,795.  -���������"**l������������'to ^. 'I  ��������� ' i  www^suntnaa^M.  *T"-r   -i��������� il1   r H- T 'I  ��������� :-  (..  v.  \'y  Iff  I***  I'!  r  If!  Is.,  J*.  I*. '-  I''  I  FOUND.  ... ���������        Last Saturday.'on   Comox,  road  - -v.        near J-Jig Hill, aladie's walking-coat.  , Owner,'cum have same by proving  , ' proper.y and paying for this notice.  Apply at this office.    \   -  jy31  WANTED  ��������� A young man 18 to 20 years of  age, with one to two years experi-  euce in drygoods.    Apply at  C. k:.STEVENSON & Co..  jy3I,2t Cumberland. B C.  THE PEOPLE ( WANT , TO KSTOW.  ,*���������      When a cow by-law will' be  enacted?.  How many'square inches of sleep  equals the 750,000 squafe_yards of  cow bell music would-be sleepers  are forced t<3 listen'to these moon-  light nights?  Tbe whereabouts ol Eddie Auld?  N.B:-���������This from ihe girls.  How many times a week Charles  ���������*��������� * t  ,vi*Bits Sandwich? / ,  'If summer has come to,stay?  '                            r *  _      ���������- ,  --O   ���������*���������  ' '-a      ���������   ������������������ in    ' ���������   "- ��������� "     ' /%  .- ���������- Everything useful at   Moores, all  Bizes of jais for preserving.  1 .Dr. James Fletcher, the  eminent  '   Entomologist and Botanist  of the  Central   Experimental     Farm,   is  timed to reach the coast at. tho end  t  .. of the present month and will  pro  xeed to  NanairnD   on    the   1st   of  r August, where he1 will   be   met by  Mr J. R. Anderson.      Dr Fletcher  cornea to the������province by the  kind  permission   of   the   Hon.   Sydney  Fisher for the purpose l of   investi-  *.gating several  matters in   connec-  , tion with entomology, particularly  -that of the cutworm;   making  col-  elections of plants, especially in   re-'  - lation to grasses, of which  a large-  1 exhibit-is being'prepared by Mr  J.  _.R. Anderson for the Agent General's  office, and giving a   series   of   lectures at' meetings of Farmer's Institutes during his tour  in   the   province.    The itinerary has   not' yet  been   completed   ^by   the   Deputy  Minister di Agriculture,  except   in  so far as relates   to  Nanaimo,   Comox arid Alberni', at which  places  it is arranged the gentlemen named  will reach on the 1st, 2nd and   6th  of August respectively.  Go to CampbelLs'for best pastry,  cake and bread of all kiuds.  CORRECTION.  We must crawfish, and having  t0, we do it as gracefull}** as possible.  In our last-issue, we gave out that  Mrs Kilpatrick had given birth to  a daughter. ' This mistake arose  from a lady WUng of a Mrs Kirk-  patrick, of Slocan', a friend of her.-,  being a happy mother, and did not  refer to Mrs Kilpatiick. ���������We. are  sorry that ihe mistake  was ; made.  ���������: Hardware, fine crockery and glassware at the Magnet Store.  At.a meeting held in the Council  Chambers Monday the report of  the finance committee of the 1st.  July sports was received and adopted. A substantial balance remains'  in hand.  The Nanaimo Ball nine piny the  Cumberland 8 here next Friday at  2 p.m. The striped boy's of our burgh  are determined to wipe the field clean  on that occasion.  We are in receipt, of   a   business  directory of   Nanaimo   City,   Free  Press print.    This will  be  a  great  convenience to us here,  as   well   as  to people elsewhere.  PERSONAL.  Mr- C. Whyte returned.last week  from a visit to Vancouver.  Mrs W. Whyte,  who   made   the  record lady's bike ride to Nanaimo,  returned by, boat.,  " Mr McGirr, of Kunz &  Co ,   left  Pi id ay.  'Mrs Jas Abrams  is-visiting   in  Nanaimo. _   '  Mr Turner,,of tho McClary Mfg.  Co., visited tbe town last week.  Miss  K    Peacey   and   her   two  nieces are the guests of   her brother  A; H. Peacey.        '  "   Mrs A. McLaughlin and daughter  returned  to  Uijion   wharf Thurs-  ��������� __  day. ���������'  'Dr. Grice arrived on Wednesday  last to remain until Aug. 2nd.  Mis F. D. Little and family, and  Mrs'II  P. Collis and   family,  went  j into camp at Gartley's on Friday.  . Miss'Addie Smith   took- sttamcr  for Vancouver Thursday.    She has  a position there as ster-oura'pher.*  'ft < '  R.Ho.lpson left suddenly for Nan-  aino Monday, upon receipt of news  of the death of his father. He hiked it   aown   -      r  Mr Percy Smith, of Oyster River,  was.ih town for   a few ��������� days   last  i, *r' .> *   . . *  week,   looking after   nis   inteiests  here.  Mr TisdalL after looking' over  -the improvements now being made  to S. Leiser's premise-?, expressed  th'"* opinion'that when completed',  the store will bo equal in style and  finish to any in the province.  Arrivals by Wednesday's steamer  were Judge Harrison from Victoiia,  Mr C. E. Tisdali, Mr McGirr, of  Kurtz & Co., Messrs Whalen,  Smith and Burns from Vancouver,  and Mr G. R. Robson, of the H. B.  Co., fiom Victoria.  " Crackey " Crawford is back  again from a visit to his home in  Springhill, N S. He tells us that  the Maritime Provinces are no good  any more compared v*ith B.C. The  Nob Hill contingent celebrated  his home coming w.th du.* cere- '  mony and all the old time honours.  Last Friday'soutgoing train took  away a load of passengers from the  town. Some of these vveie visitors,  going home, and otbers residents of  tbe town off for a well earned holiday. Mr Jas. Auid, the capable  master builder who lias had charge  of the alterations to Mr S. Leiser's  business premises, with most of his  hands, left for Ladysmith. wheie  Mr Auid has several  contracts   to  fulfil.  Mrs J. B.  McLean   and   family  started on a visit to . her father  on  the Mainland.    Mrs  H.  Campbell  and family and. Mrs Arris also .left  by the same train.    Mrs Piket took  pafsage for a  few   days'   stay   in  Victoria.  Mrs John Whyte and f imily too,  were noticed, and a host of others  who could- not be noted in the hurry  of departure.  ��������� ������������������o *        -  Latest style   in   sun    shades   at  Leiser's.  ' -Sandwick, B.C., Julv31, 1901.    *  Editor Cumberland News--Sir:  a  Allow me very briefly to , answer  ,the second question asked by the'  boys about the use of tobacco. The  first question, ")Vhat \a ill  it  cost,"-  ' i  in twenty years, from 18 -to' 40,   I  have told you at 3 good cigars and  2 drinks of beer will come to  over  $4,000.    Bui aiyoung gentleman at  Courtenay'told me he could run an  ,old fashio: ed pipe as far as'.tobaoco  was concerned for only 30 cents   a  'week or about $350   if, .you   allow '  anything for the cost of pipes. How  nice to have three or four  hundred ,  dollars in the bank when you   are;  40 years  old  and need   it. k   And  ** \-  can you. earn   it honestly ��������� in   any  easier way than by Jetting tobacco  alone?" * But the Second Question'is  '���������What'harm -villi it do .us?;'-'    , In  answer to this I venture   to   state;  without fear  of  t-uceessful "contra-  dicti .n, that tobacco contains' nicor  tino which   (ends   to   vitiate.' and  destroy the user.      It  is'true  that  'some persops follow, the'habit for  a  long time whhuut any app irent in-  jury, but-every, physician whom  1  have "consulted   on 'thev subject,  stated thaVit'was-unnecessary ���������' to  health, and was. often the  car.Sd* of  chroi.ic diseases'of   the   heart and  stomach.. . A single Case is   not' always sufflcient'evidenco  to  justify  or condemn, but where statistics of  large numbess are taken, ,the conclusion is pretty sure to be   ths  cor-,  rect one.    The Minister or Super?n-  tendent of JEducati m for tbe  Stale  of California in giving evidence before the State Legislature ao" Sacri-  mento, stated that  "the   b >ys who  smoked and chewed   tobacco,   fell  far behind  in   their   studies,   and  were much worsein every way than  those who did not."u    So  you   can'  see the use of tobacco will  degrade  you morally, mentally, physically,  socially   and    financiall}*-. '   Who  wants to be a victim of a degrading'  habit?    If you mi'.st spend money  foolishly, slip   your   bills   quietiy  one at a time into   the  stove,   and  e-irn more to make a good use of it,  that is the advice of your  humble  servant.  V'^rS ' VVv".  I  - /=*- ^y^^^se^^y^^s^^^^^yf^-'^y-^y-^ ������a<i/-yg<se <^^?  , T-b-e,  Cakes^ Pies/Pa'stry^.etc.'/'    Fresh Bread  ' Every Morning.   ���������-'���������  j\Iinced Sfeak'Pies dn^Vednesda-ys & Saturdays.  CAMPBELL  BROS.,  Dunsmuir Avenue.  fe  ^*^.*1:r!ri{Tn^^#^/^y ^^^-^^^gS' &e������&���������������������&  2   Foot, 5c. per yard  4      " ' ioc  6.   '"���������   i%c.  " '*  "<4  :  , Fencing Wire fr.cm 50. -to ,5 3-'4c.:'perlb. ?'.'.  Bailing , .;v; ' ".^,. :yf3.4c-:^yA.7]  ;3~8'Coil Chain,       '. "'-'    -.^j?r}������c^\^'h";y, '/.  *'-' ' 'Navvy-;Wheelbarrows;   $27^0 'each.v>'r>'V'<.,'3  ' '.     .   * , '-���������*������������������       ��������� ���������,.'>> 'I  -" rl  notice; . '. ���������  r/ l *��������� x  ' Until further notice, oh and,after  August 1st-; 1901, sprinkling' or  .watering gardens, or'premises, from  water mains will not be .allowed  after 9:a.m., under penalty- 'of hav-  , ing the *.va ter tin no 1 off and a charge  of $2 00'madc for turning on again  No water to", be   -used  fr���������m'; hy-j  dra.nts.for any purpose except' ex-  tinguishing-fires.    "        '(      ',    ' ,  vAnv [)Ora'on   found   U3ing   water  f rom-any othur persons jaucots  v ill  " be pro.-ecuicd.  GEORGE' STEVENS,     ���������>    '���������  1 -"Mgr. Cumberl md.Water Works.  3'y3L     '     -  S. F. Crawford.  Columbia flouring  ���������-Mills Oompi  ENDERBy, B.C.  Hungarian,  Three Star, .    :  Wheatlets lo-io'  Strong Bakers  (LIMITED.)  Agents, -   Victoria, B.C  CORPORATION OF THE  OITId! 00IB1ELMS  "  ���������"���������*- r  ������������������������ ��������� -������t ��������� t������������������  _^_ -jB-y.X.^.-W".  TO REGULATE THE USE OF   J3I-  (J^CLEfc-* IN THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  i *���������  Whkrbas it is deemed expedient that the  use of biuydes ia the city shall be regu-  1 ated.  Be ifc therefore enacted by the Mayor and  Council as follows:���������  1. Tnat no person shall rido or drive a  bicycle at a pace exceeding aix miles an  hour on ony street or alley.  2   Thai, auy person ndiug  or   driving   a  bicycle shall before the lirst day of   August,  1901, have attached to  such   bicycle   when  so driven or ridden a bell that when sounded cm 1-e distillery heard at i  distance   of-  at.l asfc 40 yards from such bicycle  when m  i  motion, and such persou so riding  such   bicycle shall sound such bell   whuu pas.siDg or  meeting any c ther p-jrson, whether waLciug  or driving>* hen li.-* arrives at a   distance, of*'  30 yards off such other persons so   that  the  bell can be distinctly hoar.i. ���������  3. No person shall ridt or use a bicycle  on any sidewalks it- tho city.  ���������������. Any  person   riding   a   bicycle   shall  on.ve out of the way of any foot passengers  and at such a distauce   so   that   su'eh   foot,  passengers shall not be   inconvenienced   by  such bicycle. ���������. :: '-..:'v  5. AU riders of bicycles shall pass any  other bicycle or vehicle when, meeting, so  that-such oilier bicycle or vehicle shall be''  on his or her righc hand and when passiug,  on his or her left hiud, and all drive* s of  vehicles shall pass all bicycles when meeting s<- that such.bicycle shall hive; ample  room on the beaten track to pass.on his other right hand and.when passing ou" his or  har left hand!  d. No psrson shall throw.or place on any  street, uvonue, lane or public place or cycle  track any tacks, broken glass or other  sharp or obstructive material liable to injure or delay asy bicycle propelled thereoD,  or knowingly permit auy such material to  remain on any street, lane or cycle path iu  front of any Premises owned, oroocupied by  him or;her. . 7~ ,   ^_   , ",' "j'-f <*J, p  7 "���������->"     >,*���������' '���������  7.-fThit*any person riding a bicycle shall ������  ' *._-.,*-' "*. ��������� _     -s'( ,..���������      . -        '      '..,,;-  have between the hours of '"sunaet' r nd  sun-:'',;  '   '   ��������� ' v --��������� "���������-- ' -v''.*- *"    1 '      ..V.'1^ ^*^  rise diuina the months   fromV" the   first ".'of,'.  \   r .        ���������*���������       ���������     :    >v i      ' ���������*���������    - -'  October to the1 first of ^Ijiy   in   each r-.ye*rj:>-'  ' "~\ "'"-';'?'������������-��������� ' -7''     "    " .  >atjd,fro'ai>'onfJLhour afier e'u'nse'tTto'.one- h'oiir'1*  beforo^sunrit-e of each day;from the rira^day ��������� ���������  of May to the tii*sfc day of 'October ?oi, eacb :r-  .   . \    :  , ^v'*-"'-1  -V h(*'.\  .*   A *>,  'year a liuht attached to"such"-1-' bicycle.twheas' j  '".*���������'' ���������> ."*?*���������������-   >- v,".-    .,.,-    ,  sq ri'den^nnd   such , lightVbhall - be   ke"ptrv  f 1     * rv   ** ^ , ���������   ,     i 4,        'r*     . -*- . T.'    -.-"i  lisib'ied nud brig'-it's.* t.icjt itfciti-be- clearly  ' f'eeu ii'dis'tance of*30 yards from'^'the -ifrout .  -     > , \. .   /j������  -" *, ' i 'l  .ot the. bicycle."       "���������" "  .*���������- u-^lK.'   \   K * y~\  ;- '-."'',*' ~ _    'l I      'J',**> (       , "..  *'.-  J    *    ^ 1^1'.      ,    - a     *  *        *    ^^.    r        ,   '' '      '       '   *  - 8."No iKr.'<OM sh:ill 'carry archild vor chil-, ,  drun upon.a bic\ le or trickle/ '" <V  .1), 'Eveiy'rider of a'.'bicycle .or   tricycle'  shall at alt> tiiricH when riding.the same have  ���������' controTof. ihe vehicle by keeping one of.'his.  or her feet ou the-pedals   end- holding ,-the  haudic bars, aiTd in case a' number    of 'bi-  cycles or tiicycles are .travelling   together  not more than two of thein shall be allowed--1  to go abreast. ���������   ^      _*'   . ���������  10. A'l persons keeping _ubicycles\_ for-  sale or hire sh.ill kiep posted up in a con-,  spicuous place in tlie   store   in   which   the  bicjcles are kept a copy of this .by-law .an i  shall draw the attention of any person' hirr  ing bicycles to the aaid by-law aud  regul*c������ "  tions thereof.  11.- Auy person or persons  guilty   of   an  infraction uf any of tbe provisions .of- this  "*��������� ������ *���������   *  by-law shall   upon   conviction   before  the  Mayor, Police Magistrate, or any Justice or-  Justices of the Peace having'jurisdiction in   jl  the City of Cumberland,   on'   the   oath   or   \  affirmation of any credible    witness   forfeit J  an.d pay at the discretion of said Mayor or-  Police Magistrate, Justice or  Justices  cou-  victing, a penalty    not  exceeding   twenty-  five dollars and costs for  each   offence   aud  in default of payment   thereof  it   shall   be  lawful for tho   Mayor,    Police   Magistrate,  Justice rr Justices of the   Peace  convicting  a* aforesaid to is'ue a   warrant  under   hia  h.ind and seal, or in caso  the  s'id   Mayor,  Police Magistrate, Justice or Justices of the  Peace, or any two or more  of    them   acting  together therein, then under the. hand  and���������-.���������"*/  seal of one of them, to levy the said penal-   ___  ty and costs, or penalty or   costs  only   by*  distress and.said of the offend"r/r offendrrs    ;  goods  and   chattels;   and1  in-o.iso of   no   , j  sufficient distress to satisfy th    said penalty . j  aiid c-03ta or penalty or cost.*-,   ib   shall   and  ���������]  may be lawful for the   M'yor,    Police   Ma-   *|  gistrate, Justice or Justices  convicting   as    j  aforesaid or auy of  them, -to   commit   the .*'*  offender or offenders to the common jail ;or-,"/|)i  any lock-up house in the  City  of Cumber-  land  for   any   period not   exceeding   two-  months unless the said penalty, and costs   or  penalty or posts be sooner paid. ,  Read the first time 20'_.h day of May, 1901.  . B.ead the second time 8oh  day   of   June,   ;  1901.     "  Read the third time 17bh   day   of   June,  1901. ..  .-���������;  '.'..���������'���������   ���������. ��������� / .  Reconsidered and finally passed the   15th  day of July, 1901.  JAMES A. CARTHEW,  Mayor.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,'  jyl7,'3t *       '���������_.. City Clerk..  I  m

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