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The Cumberland News Jun 12, 1901

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 i ���������-i.tm-tr.ri ���������Tni-i-..���������...-r^-;?^^^~^g^^���������_"'_^_~i  -t������e_w..n_fc  j������7A*s:***_r***_******5^TMSS^ss^^SSiSi^SSSSSSSSSSSSSISSSSSSi  NINTH YEAR.  /_-CUrMBWLAND^ijBhc?:WEtoNESDAY/.jUNE 12, 1901.  --.,        ��������� ..������������������- ��������� . ������������������   , ,    ��������� ,. 1-. .,������������������-.���������- _������������������-., ,. ...,._.��������� ..   ��������� .   , ...���������_���������  .        .    I      ���������    _   11   ���������   I  ���������*������������������������������������"���������__���������_*-������������������������������������ ��������� ���������i ,....-. ��������� ���������       I.   ��������� i.       -���������..������������������   .       ���������. ��������� .������������������-.. .---.  __���������- _ .ill  t  To the Ladies of Oiimlierland and  " ;0-   District,     ���������"//���������  1 t c   ���������  '/  Read this Corner Space next  week. The big Department Store..  Now-being- added; to and rendered  strictly.up-to-date, .will be, able to offer;  f.-  FISH A.ND FISHING.   ��������� -  Two   of- our. local .Waltonians  , _*��������� * ' -,  ���������went to Courtenay Sunday to'lure'  the  festive  troiit  from   his   cooL  haunts.   In this they ,were^ very '  successful, but'the manner in Which  they had to ^work" their "passages"  home from, that-delectable  fisher-  - v* j,. ,���������?. --*    "- *  man's resort was .-'cruel/ very cruel!  . It appears * that tfie two /had  been  - ������������������       ���������*���������'   ���������     ���������=" :*<v Y<" . -  Y   ���������-'  ' considering the ^purchase 'of a, horse,',  to aid them/ini their fishing   and-  ,T '"- ,,-Y-Y '��������� -''','"'   '  shooting pilgrimages/and had on'  this  particular/day,   borrowed   a,  400 BOERS  ROUTED  ' c  M $  'I,  t?")t  ���������?-'������������������>  / cmb^lmd,;^c- ";;'" 4/ :$���������  likely looking.$40 nag so that they'  might give her'a;;.air* test'.'/ It' be-|  i       "'   Wfl  "" '"        :   V"*' 1        *,J<'i . \|������      1 ������ l'"���������/*')<' '   W-  "-*������ a down-iiiFhaul to'Courtenay,  f   -     m 'customisrs the cheapest and the best for,,;<M  'aU:wentVeii;^t<oii.th������--return.  i   ,,,       ^/    "-i     ���������     ��������� Y  ���������"���������"/;'���������-   1.-'. j������       ���������      t -  *    '      '    " Wk '.inp;,oh ,i-aamma!"The horse,  she  r"       y/;   their money;; iri the^distnct.   ,.    .; .^v;; ^^  were resorted ^������to to displace '/the  heavy.yoliime-of,balk,'but*'to. no  purpo'seV ^Fin-lly one got a bunchy  of grass and;nekUt judt in \front* of  the noble animal _ no&e,^ while -> the  ' other -pushediiardi on' tbe������ buggy.'*  ^Finallyj^ftera-.tonvof unripe hay  {  o   %-t   r������������     -- ������������������Sir,'- *->������������������������      .-������    --*;���������    .*   J'  :had;been;;used/up,  and- lthe,. two  sports' feet were ;badly frozen] 'the  'c>ldrgirlto6K_Ystart:' "and raced' lib  tKe^road tdwaraS'**lioine/and ^thus,  ' by dint of^hard^pu_thingr and* cutting'lots of grass; home was reach-,  ed.    But that horse 1/   Going down,  sb'erlookeds all^of ^40... Coming  - home;.   she } jWasn't Vany * more^  ' than^^x^t8({a_d,'deaiF'&tltl_at'. The 4  '^pair* 'of-^^8hermen' will\carry . a'-*  scythe'witfi^tneipc;io.futui:e, .to;cut  ;grasswith^as,pulling it is-hard on  the handsvafterr>.the~second 'ton is  ^__^U_2i^.'*_ _.^lu_v. ���������^;i.-������xioa, .  "Leaving 37 'dead,  100  priso-  ^ ners, all waggons  and ^up-  c .' plies, including  8,000  head  of cattle -i All stores   recap-  tured���������Constitution dismast-  /ed during atrial spin.-Their  rlighnesaes; visit.,  I r  >    >     ������  ��������� -.'.��������� -/:feM!A-t.^l1i__ -���������_������.' 'Da1n_tt������f.-iT_f ^S -  Lv; -���������;J\/.,^#/f::rANDf^RMING^;rXND',-r>AmY-INGi IMPLEMENTS^.g!> 'i  ? '     ^   '" -'' "-B  'Agents fqr,McCormia_ Hai^e.stin'^achinei^^j^ '���������' ..5:r; C1  I ,  *��������� ,    ' ^ v^ ^   Write for prices and particulars.1 * P.-O, Dra'wer"563/ \ :-v"     '; S' A\  *  ,-ffom^this placeV^wKo/saw( one "of!-  them mounted p6stilion*[faabioh. as  !ggj?2__g_^3S3__s_3___SS3!^^ =j a trial/ say/that * the <^>oggy> was,.  ������������������- ���������' ��������������������������� ���������        '    ���������* . ���������  ��������� ��������� "      -   I'   1   '���������   , "���������^'"i*rT_'  ,overloaded^with trout, 1 but we can  j^g__*5e__2_S__^^ '^S^^^aZeSS^^SSSSSS^ gfe������  , t A  Pretoria;,June 5���������Col.  Wilson1  wit.h 24o,of Kitchener's Scouts has  surprised and routed 400 Boers*belonging to  Reyer's command,   34,  , milesjvest of Warmbaths."  '-v   The Boers   resisted   stubbornly,"  but 'finally broke anb fled^   leaving'  37 'dead, a hundred prisoners, and"  airtheir wagons apd iuppliea^ in  cludiDg 8,000 cattle, in the hands of  -the British. . .'      ���������    ^*   ���������   .       ��������� ���������  . Thelosi of the latter^was/three  ^meh;killed and 15 wounded.-      '    \  Capetown, June 5���������The garrison  of, Jamestown,' Cape Colony,\which  surrendered*, to/Kritzinger _,' com-  r'mahd on Sunday^June^nd, num-,  "bered 6.0' m������nih all. > ^ ^  RAIJ?H SOUTH VISITS TJS.  Ralph Smith', Esq.,M.'P., accompanied by, Mrs. Smith and Mr  Aitken of tha   Nanaimo   Herald.  paid us a visit iastj Friday. .   In  the   course   of   conversation,   Mr,  Smith stated that he had succeeded  in obtainining  a  bi-weekly mail  service by steamer  and 'that' thiii'  way would be used instead of the  overland route.   This In- itself' is  '  an * advantage,^ for under''present* J-  arrangementsv the overland courier-  is only bound to bring 50 pounds/  Therefore, if there is much*   letter'  ,  mail, no "newspapers come up'oh"///\u  Saturday,  wherea's, if /the {''City^/;/ //,  carries a1 Friday,, mail..,she ~,wiir;/r;;/'  bring.everything,"   . Mr.J:Smith.furO'V';^  ther stated ,that if arrangements\ -^"'  could be.' made with' the - E.;& N, * ' ^ K  .Ry.'Co. to carry themailratra re^r/f"^  "duced" rate/there* >ould;'be'ii~'f't������ii'ii;   ������  weekly mail. . He complains" that^   ' ^  ^theEV&--������N. 'chargesT-more ^hax.' \*>ft  others for-mail carrying by weight,' ���������' -ty  1"  ��������� *  1     ^   .  ion that ;the D6minioh fall uoon-; ">  Jl  y/ -. v 1-  <���������--<.  a  ,'���������*  scarcely ci������dit .this.  Furniturer  <  Many new   patterns ' of  Fine Goods in  CARPETSr RUGS/   * j  ART SQUARES,,  LACE  CURTAINS,,  MUSLIN   ART   DRAPING,  \Y    MATERIALS. ,   Y  Our  Superb* Catalogue,   VNy  containing 1,000 Illustrations   j������  alLpriccd, mailed free on ap-   ft) '  plication.    It will surely in^  terest you-  AJblEN LABOa AGAIHI  r't ' .    ><.:> "'/ ",i        - _   '        ' >  "*' Two persons fromJ Seattle, were  imported to " perform   a' marriage  ceremony' in Victoria and did ��������� their  work in good shape, and now the  /Victoria papers . are ��������� kickingr because the job was done   by  aliens,'  and" are telling -people  that- the  marriage is not legal., ;If those persons had tried that game* up heie,  our energetic customs officer would  , hive charged-duty, on* .the  cere-  .mony/'ahd so,'made  things' legal.  Vietoria'is too slow, for sure.  WEILEK BROS.;  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  ������  VICTORIA, B.C.  THE IKAGISTAATE.  This exquisite wo'rk of Pinero's  was most successfully performed  by, our local dramatic  artists   last  week.     We   "must   Bay   that   Mrs    ^ent down and tho yacht was   on  Coilis, who was  the motive power  '. Kritzinger?s,foice is estimated 'tb,������  have totalleu'one thousand men. /:* 1  -\ The Bntiih.l^i^i2Vnd_wound'-r  .ed.lSBpers^before^t^ey,'"were over-}  v.tpow_3_ced|b^n"ii_mber8.r, - V^\A -^-^  ;_ 9Ahwell 7N.orth>/Cape.  Cqlqny,_  Tuesday, June ith���������Col.   ������Vhite?s  column came in contact with, Krit%  zinger^s,,/command    northeast   of",  Jamestown; on June3rd,' tind drove'  the'Biers* Bask,  capturing' fifty  horses and some munitions of- war,  "* and recovered the stores looted from  Jamestown.  1  Newport, R.L, June 4���������The Constitution was,, dismasted while   on  her trial spin this afternoon.    The-  accident  happened" off   Brenton's*  reef lightship, three miles out from  Narragansett'pier, about 2:15 p. m.  To all appearance the Constitution  . is badly crippled.    From the shore  she appeared to have   been   taken  about half way  up.     The   boom  swung to the lee Bide, and the main  sail and rigging were carried  overboard.1  The   tenderr   Mountmorris  was beside the boat in" a few   moments, and began picking   up   the  wreckage.   At 3 o'clock she   took  the Constitution in tow and headed  for Newport.    The wind was strong  from the southwest when the mast  tinueto control; and administer the W >,\t\  Provincial f&ptieiiealoyring :>to. ���������tha f;' Vl  fact "that although.the province" ia] /* ^  < conceded to have, the ;right^to. thet \ /v;  *,inland fisheries/',those of/,the^8ea vV'r*  are strictly' under* Dominion' rulef) \%  and that' ''therefore;^a8vJa\ divisionvf\lt(  f would jhea'n-a- doubleI'^adnunisjtra**/'^f "''V1  , tion,: it is- most '.probable a .'<������>m*"S*. s'f!  promise would he ;arrived at where-' -i;* ^  ;fby,the; Dominion ,* would'lcenltinu^^^?  .probabl^receiye some quid pro buo*;;Vs:/-  .-, The party-_droyerovert:the^road' ^<  from Nanaimo and "after a'^ few/'">--"  hours stay in thetown, went on'to w- ^  Comox. .Mrs. Smith expressed^her-, / ;  self as delighted .with .the districtK \ " ;:  ASSAULT AND BATTEBY.  i 1  the starboard   tack and   making  ������;���������  nmiiier   IS HERE ONCE MORE   Ttyis is ttje ticQe yoii Wa_qt  HGHT UNDERWEAR  ' of the whole machine, shows wonderful ap'.itude for detecting talent  iri this direction. Her company,  most of them quite strange to the  stage, acted what is   not   an   easy  headway.  London, June 5���������Regret not unmixed with satisfaction is expressed at the accident which has befallen the Constitution.      Her mis-  play for amateurs,   in   a   manner j fortune is hold to prove that yacht  Hats, Caps, Shirts,  Sox���������Ties,  Etc., Etc.  i  Few Shoes just to hand.  that ������would shame many professional troupes. They looked well,  spoke well, and acted well. They  had a good house, and the performance was for a good cause,���������the  widows and orphans fund, which is  the richer by the exertions of the  ladies and gentlemen engaged, by  the sum of nearly $100. It is to  be hoped that these performances  will be held of tenor in future than  formerly.  The names of the performers are:  Mrs Coilis, Misses Willemar Cameron and Todd; Messrs Riggs, Barrett, T. Whyte, Moore, Rickson,  Smith, Grant, Coilis, Pullen and  i Bennett*  designers on both sides of the Atlantic show a tendency to cut matters too fine.  Their Highnesses tho Duke and  Duchess of Cornwall, will be in  Vanoouver on Sept. 30th and Victoria on Oct. 1st to 3rd.  -'��������� The taial of McKelvy for.assaulting Mr Swan,.* c_   Sand wick,  took  place in the court, house   here- on  Wednesday.   It .eemed frorxi the  evidence that the grievance was an  old one, and the primary   cause is  said to be���������what   everybody   will  fight for���������a girl,   .The   principals  and Mr Calhoun, were   each fined  $10 and costs;     The   evidence   at  times, took some laugh-provoking  turns.  ^One witness,   when   questioned aVto a blow' said   to   have  been given  wiih   a 'batten, when1  complainant was  getiing   over   a  fence, said that if the   blow   had  been s _uck he  did   not   think  it  coo.J have hurt much seeing  that  cjmp .i (KM,.got   over   wuh   such  fcneed, be-'.dfes only giving a choice  of such of h:s atuuomy as was  not  ve-y vulneiabie.  Again a wiLness, asked as to certain blows, feaid that lie had quite  enough 10 do to dotl^e tne flying  rock-, himself. "Did not care to  refeiee a fight of that kind."  Evidence of the fight proper,  finally switched off as to how  much water a well known milkman  put in his milk, but this was most  promptly stopped by the justice of  the peace.  Notice was given by  complainant of an  appeal from the  trate's decision.  *'I told you so!" The News  some time since told its readers  how Frank Dalby had been fixing"  his place, and hazarded the guess  that it looked like���������well, bird  catching. Lo and behold! the  bird is caught, and safely caged.  They both look happy,- so every  one else ought to be pleased.  B-ELIEF FUND.  ��������� Receipts from "Magistrate," $90,  In the list of subscriptions collected by Messrs. Riggs and Hicks,  $25 from the B. !C. Loan & Invest- ,  ment Co., should have been acknowledged.      , ' 1 ���������,     \ '-���������  j      ���������  \  '  ' > ��������� *  ' I -' ,  /.. * > " '  'tv   ', '  ."t   -  1   f  ���������A*  if  Tixi- LlMLLKlawnU  -i\i_.\VS.  ISSUED EVERY W V,l> JN KS D A Y.  SubBcripUon, $2 a V ar, m advance.  Tim. OB. anDctaon, sSitor.  tar Advertisers who want their ad  hanged,    should  get   copy in   by  12 a.m. day before issue.  SubHCw'-r* ' failing      to   receive'    Th*  If awa regularly will eenfer-L ������������������������������ ������y noti-  yingr the efRce. ,  >��������������� Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads ���������,*<<v>Yn. Advnnre.  /���������WBDNK-liAY.   ,JL"NK"5,   :IS5^.  JC-VERNMENT '   DISTRIBUTION  OF STUMPING POWDER. '  Mr FD Little '.������ 60 00  u o b'tevens.. / ...:  - 2 50  !,JFUNo.l (New West) 33 56  j   Matthews '. ��������� '25 00  ;* i iund  20 .00.  ���������  ���������������������������������������������  EDXXOl-tlJkL.  ������ _ t  ; )  We pet no road tu tlie lake thi*.  year. , We -till think that arra-������f;  niviits cnuld h������v- ������'������:������ made to <<o  * this much needed pit oe of wurk. It  ia idle to talk of other roads being  more important.' The distriot is  fairly will inursecte 1 now,aiid if  we, ���������*������ some people d-sinke the question of expense into, cbn-wfcraiio-.,  taking tb> amount of r'rVvetf ue col-'  lected from < No. _ wrkm s���������real  and per capita,*V f/lHwanioui.t expended for ihp jr-vWof the''tiiWr ,'  ' '" <    i ���������  ^w.-io .iie<ln.ja*1y the Bounce   ot   th'������  TOVeiiw; ~fi a\������ii! Vt a*TOiiTl.itP cijilj-c- - -  <   ������^. "aiKi'^lah^ex^ded, :W ,-other  jiarte oftisc tlistric:. ' we' Jere, are  ikying' ;W *?}wy;,5oflrt^i.7it^<v^I'  having i\ny return in this; maniM-*'  for our benefit.! In this vw'e! -peak.  r of the /taxpayers.;outside .of the:  coiupRiijf. VtW" too^are- entitled1  .' 4o receive'.itue/coh/'iai.fi.'i������i..   their  "   ,    A -V    . i.w?    "i1"1   -*,������'". ,      *   *     '  revenwit to f theT ,trei������5ufv .*s  largi,i  ini tl-eir nior.������y it is   wMicft    pm  v)dei work and a mem*)   of. livil.  iioodfor all in   Ciimlwrlliifi,   ad  thus creattts a   market for' fanners  . *���������   , ' ]       - ���������    '   - .  sec nd to none m tho pr .vince   tor  <Je'n_and aiul prices. Ho.������_���������?r, we  hope and presume that justice wjll  be-rdone iri'tlie matter vof'" i tie road  <>n the\������ther side of the swamp, b'-  t-we-n lUy andriCom;x roads. The  only way"t������������ avoid the -tupehdous  hill on * the od.road has been allowed to, go to ruiuY Who is, responsible for this ?- If a heavy  , load i-> required to. bes taken to  Ccjurtetjay, ijt is imposfeible   to   d������.  bo (iritlwut'unloacling  at  the   hill.  ;- ' "--ii^'f-i- ,  ^ |50od/tO������^>f. very   easy   grade,  w������* fqk&eI'tbfe other way, and a few  dollar* every year would keep it in  repair.  'In-ste'ud it hasbten allow  ������d to go lo ruin-   Jap* and 4*3hine*e  wood cutters have been allowed   to  throw great trees  across   it,   thus  cutting into'the road-bed and leaving   great pi*������h  holes,   danger us  for vehicles.    The people   who  allow this are guilty of criminal negligence, in allowing public property  It) go to waste in this manner.  There fas been a little gravel  hauled on parts of the road, but the  ���������workin done in so superficial a  manner that unless more is done  h-fore the next rainy season, it will  ,   be.simply a waste of money.  Amount  Forward.*.'$8,551.30  Extension Miners  Union.    887 50  Champions of Foreet,tNan    175 00,  ������   "   '    10 00  In the County Court ot  ������������ ik' <. ������ ^  1 J  ������i i   i  -'���������-.:  o   .'LI v^O . .,. .,.'. ��������� ��������� .*��������� ��������� ���������  'ili-v   aMt   Cooper,.   P  Marshall../   Free >Pm _s...'   ~Dr   Wasson'..'.'.   Ale \j ���������   A iFriend..  \  500>  1   5(30  19150  ,25.00/  25^0.  c2 00,  Iu the matter;6f the^ Eitatea; of���������  Davis   M.. J)iiie.   Blah>Buj  .]; j ,j Wing, Lam Chowg,..-Sua  Lani;  :;'; Gang    AtW  Mah   Li,.-Yong,  y *':������Ts#������n v? T������ung.) - BlAlT /, Winn -  ���������  ��������� ���������  i   -4 /  M.ihrer & Co. :..r^///...:.," 10 b0f;  " Free Presi*. .*   ���������Johnston & Co1. ���������. .'  Tutal collection to June 1st . u{  '    '   \' ..:     $^961.80  49 50  .25 00  >  i  fY'  Chpng.  I'       y,       ' - ' -i  ������ ,   .^        -'���������  A_.*^ -   ��������� -        ���������-*  In the matter ol ih������r/*0(Mpial.Ad-  -, \ i       >   ���������-��������� -j *       -.      . ���������..^'',-* ���������   :v. *  ministration Act."   J//f   ,.>.!  , Notice iB^Tirefey given/tKat'unf  der given; order* granted by: His  .HoppfrB^Hiir^Mn/^at^ib^Sijh  day ,df.Mv. 1901;; frv&Ky4}ji.'I  have been' appointed" administrator  of the effects of each of   the: above  ���������JiamecL ;,���������.., ,//:*���������.,, ��������� \>^ *Y  / 4 Al'i claims /against any, of l^e  paid estates duly1 v^riffsd, muit  be  Farmers   desirous of  being supplied  ^ith Blasting Powder at  cost  price   for  leanrg land can obtain blank forms ot  equisiticn from  the Secretaries of the  I'armers Institutes: /   7    j  Henry Hills, Secretary   Farmers' Institute, Alberni.      '       , '   .  *.   '  I. A. Halliday, Comox, Sandwick.  !   H. De M Mellin, Cowichan, Somenos.  John Stewart, Nanaimo-Cedar, Starks  f"rM<c;,v.'. N inaimo,    i,        r . .  J   H. Smart, < Motchosin,   MotchoMn.  C ,K. King, Victoria, Cedar .Hill..     .   -  :   E. Walter, Islands, Ganges, Harbor.  ���������    ������. A. Uf.wn,'Delta, Ladner.  H. Ho-c, Surrey, Surrey Centre.  '{���������   Alt   P. Matthew, Langley,. Langelyr  f>   Ak\ I'hilip, Richmond, Vancouver,   .  A *M. > V'crchere, Mission, Mission City.  g". W. Chadsev.'Chilliwack, Chiiliwack.  J     Wm Green. Kent, Agassir. ,  ;i.M, Webster/M/aplcRidtfe,Webster,s  .Comers:   h  >       "���������"'-"'.'      ,   \  '    John Ball, Matsqui, Abbotsford.  A.-H. Cnchton, Oboyoos, Kelowna.r  '   fW"p.   Horsley,  Spallumcheen, ��������� Arm-  ' f i   < '   i  *_troii|c. r * ' .   '     '  ,  4     S.* M    McGuire; Salmon Arm, Salmon  Arm.       '    <���������'     v   '   '       , l   ���������'    '  J.\v. Smith, Kamloops, Kam;oops.  '  H. Perrv Hodges,* Oka'nagan,'Vernon.  >   s Dc|i<rtment  of Agriculture,   Victoria,  ��������� li. C, May 8th, lQ������i-f        "     ' r    -     "  '  :     ' j. R. ANDERSON,^    ;  ! V;/ *''   Deputy'MiriUter orAgricufthre.  ColiaMa Pionmg  :  . Mills Compart?  \   .  '-   BNDERBY,. B C.  ^ L r- i  IA1,  :  THREE STAB.Y . y  fMTL1TS, mo.  STRONG BAKER/  R.P.RithetiCo.,  ���������      (LIMITED.)  Akerfts; -   Victoria. B^)  "* t     ���������* V  f   r(     c  (  In t_B Supreme Court of  LOST.  ���������v     > -ft*  Ori.M.'nday^fvening, between  7  And .7.30, on Roy. Road, near town,,.  a   ladii-s   gold -watch,' open  face,  large.Kise^-Ifinder kindly  deposit  ..tthiitoffioe.     -' '       (  filed;with riif.Bo3Vvi later, .Sb^a^tW  . rill.      .  -- *   l    *  ; -;   Stkam' Boiler Inspectors';'r ���������  , Examination.' ~Y "  "..APPLICATIONS l������������i < x.ui.ination"for  V   *' , t . ,~ .        |J,A     *  Steam Boiler ln-peciors Mill be rereiVdd^  'by the Chief Inspector of S'-eVm 'Bi*ilers,'  New \Ve������.t������nmbier, 1). C, u'p^Ui June 'io,  1901. Applicants mubt l^e between the  age of 25 and 50 vears, they must have  had at least rive vr'ars* practical work-  shop experience as machinists or boiler  makers, and.must also have a ^thorough  understanding of sie-.ni engineering.  Forms of partirul irs���������m.*y be obtained  on requestof intending-appl.cants/ from  the Chief Inspector of Ste^m Boilers,  New Westminster, B. C, and must be  properly filled in and returned to him on  or before the above-mentioned date.  The candidates selected for exiuuna-  tion will then be notified as to date and  place of examination.  The salary will be $100 per month.  "  W. C. WELLS,  Chief     Commissioner    of   Lands   and  Works.    Lands and   Works   Department.  Victoria, B.* C, 22nd Mav, 1901-     My29  17thidayof June, 1901J and; *H  persons /-indebted ]tek*iiy-of said  estates, ������Te requiradito^ psy web in-  Jebtedness fort.hwfth/;7V/ " Y  M v HENRY-vP. C^LLIS, ^  ' , . . ivQfficiai Administrator.  Cumberland. M *iy; 15th,^ i901  _ * _-____U_______________M_________________a_a__MH_H-������  FINE  jofr Panning  --    ."..-pose"At��������� : '-..-',  Tlie News Offibe.  In'ti.1 Goods 6f W/C. Machim, De  (   ceased Intestate.' -       ;. - /  -  -  NOTICE is'hereby^ given that wader  an order granted by'Hi* Honor E.vHar.r  , risoni dated the 27lh day ������*f MarcV/190^  letters  of administration^ were granted  me, $s adrhinistratiu of all and- singular  the goods/chatties and .ciwdits^df the  above named deceased.    PiwtW having  claims against the said deceived are requested to seed  particulars;? of same tame, duly verified/on or before the 23fd  day of May, 1901, ������d f all  peraeni ,in-;  debted to the said*estate,arei-re^uired to  ' oavsuchindebiedness to me   forthwith.  ���������WARY-MERCY v      ,  !     ,-������-' Adininistratna,'('- -'  . . Saadwkk, B.C.   '  Sandwick, April 17th, >91/l-   *-" ������*:4*d  - 'i  A  ���������-.. 1]  11 .->  ������ ^  ������o  \    1.1.'  ���������.���������'  .t���������  CUMBERLANXl   RELIEF  FUND.  ���������)..._������,������'������������������  ^C-ntinued from last w-eek.)  EG I)odd������--.--J-'---.-i-/"119 SO  ���������Dot, Courtenay performance 31.15  Dot sale of 'Strang's Poems 4 00  . Balan*c^ M Manson^.1.-.- 50 00  <Gea'-Howe ._...:��������� ; --....---.���������. ^ 00  J B ._Efo.l_mep:. .----..���������-'-;'t.:>-- 15 00  /Royal Bank, "Hjwald" col-  , lection..-/->- Y...^133 00  BiggsY^ Hicks...... ., ..%,_ 48 00  OC7 ���������    r /   i '*V  -.Stones Poems, (Segr.ave)^. , 1 75  NOTICE   is hereby  given   that  the undernoted have made application for Hotel Licence to eell intoxicating liquors under the" provisions  of Statutes in that behalf;  George T.  McDonald,   Elk  Hotel,  Comox; Samuel J,   Cliffe,  Lome  Hotel, Comox;   William   Lewis,  Courtenay    Hotel,     Courtenay;  William E. Glennon,2 Riverside  Courtenay;   Samuel   C.    Davi*,  Union Hotel  Union;  Edgar   tV.  Wylie,   Burdwood  Hotel,  Read  Island; The Gold Fields^of B. C,  Ltd., Waverly Hotel, ;SbpaV Bay.  The Board  of  Licence  Commissioners will   meet  Saturday, 15th  June, 1901, to  consider  the  above  applications at 1 o'clock, p, xn.,-/at-  the Cowrt House, Comox.  JOHN THOMPSON,  Chief Licence Inspector.  A social held in farewell to. Rev.  Mr. Hicks and family, will be held  in Grace Methodist Church, on  Thursday evening, June 6th. A  pleasant programme has been prepared,    All are cordially invited.  Rbssbvatiuk okr Watum.  ���������   -.*       '. *    '      r.-,\ ,     j-  \  ���������    ,j 1    .   .11 ' ' ������������������  -. -    ''r  NOTICE is .hereby givejuJkhal^l^he;unrecorded water in every,rir������r, jrlraaos  if l������kerAta������ied within a -������4tlyinc Wwaen  t th������ 49th and the S5%h pw������lUU- of North  : latitiidc, arid ������_tendui(f eaiiterly for a di*-  ta^e������.of one hundred (100) ntflee from the  .ea cbait, is hereby reeerved far the parpnee  ������������������ makiug provision for ^applying - '9������^*'  for, operating pulp mille, or for other tadaa*  trial purpeees, *'~ "      " " "  The water eo reaerved may, bo eeaulree  from the Crown under authoriiT ex *h������  ������������������Water Clauses Consolidation Aet" by any  upecially incorporated company; for use for  the purposes above mentioned, upon aoob  oompany ehewiug to the eat^faetibn ef the  Lieuteoant-Govwr'nor in, Council that it hi  :inaacially andlia other reepecU ia a peew  tion to establish and carry on the operation  of an industrial euterpqnee of ������ beaefieial  oature. and eubjeot toWch terms and cea-  ditioni aa the Lieuteaaat-Qoveraor is  , Oounoil may direct.  A record .of the reeervation of water here.  by provided far shall be mode by each Commissioner and Gold Commieeiooer whom  Distnot is affected therehyr each teoordand  reeervation to be subject to tuer proriaieaii  of section 136 (3) of the fl'Weler, Olaneai  Consolidatioa Act."   ' ..    .  W. C. WBMLS.'7 '-  Chief Commieaiener.pf ]U������df and  Works. '  ��������� Lands and Werke Department,  Victcwa. p. C.������ Mrd April, M01.  liy 22  1 .!���������       11   ��������� !���������        '~   ' ��������� ' '  '  44  Ai  U  ��������� <  <<  ��������� <  '    : i: Foot, sc\ p<^,y<ir(J  ' " \   " 3 "'   V / 8c.'  '"vtV    c >4 :.?"*'''''toe  .-, . ... , 6   i "     15c-  / Fencing Wire from 5c to 5 3-4C, per lb.  Bailing "      ",   ,-.       S-3^4C-       ".  ������������������   3*8 Coil Chain    \ ' 7 Xc-Y   ' - ,     ;  IS ay vy Wheelbarrows,   $2.50 each.      ,  Magnet Gash Store  1st July.  1stinly.  TiT  ,    f-  Courtenay deems to haTe had a  hot time Sunday ;������|ny^ay. Report  saya that two country iadi itartcd  in to air an old griev^jBce, with the  result that there'wa*a_e_aral mix-  ud of several on both tide*, and a  broken arm sported by ona of tbe  principal?. The affair i������ likely to  : be aired-'in th������ police court.  /'/- ' -   ' ���������������������������vf &���������-:.-.���������-  TJtlMITY CJETOBOK CU*-ME*___HS  June 9th, ls^^P^^^y ^"Y  ity.- -.- ":������������������������������������'���������������������������:.= %-".:  11 a. m. Mon^a^^er* Litany  --.   ���������;���������*    *' V**!   ,   -  ���������and Sermpp. /^i./'Y^isr^.-..,.  2,30 p. m.   Sunday-igohoof.  7 p.   m.   Byening   Prayer   and  Sermon,"Friday.      "  8 p. m.   Choir practice-  A. Scriven, Missionary in charge.  FOR SALE���������1 good work horce, )  6 years old,���������A Urquhwt,Courtney i  Grand Celebration  l .       ���������        ���������   ��������� ���������*��������� ���������������  . ���������A ROYAL PROGRAMME OF���������  AWLETIC OUTDOOR fiPORTS  Glay Pi^oq S^oot.  Baseball game and various  Qther  am*  usements are being arranged  for P<?-  y K;. y/V ;minion-:Day,;^,: , . ��������� . y'���������:''���������;./;/,  ���������r-.^y- ;'���������  a  0 |^M_f.ir��rf.n��>
niRth year.
I '    I        r
To the Ladies of Cumberland and
: ,y District,, '������'. ���'���.. /
A .J
Read   this  Corner ��� Space   next
week; /The  big   Department   Store.
���   *.'���'''.' >'        ',a     ���*/' ' '*���    "���'��� ''�����''__ *���-
_ Now being^ added "* /to*   and   reildered.
,y      rJ>;/ strictly up^o-dateV/will be/able> to offer;
W   customers the cheapest and tlie best for y||':
/ 'if" their Vm0ft%'!ir_ the;^district//;  \./ *t'/:;\.:S$
v'^-, ���
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1 Two" ofc bur v local  Waltonians
went to Courtenay Sunday to-lure
the festive  trout from   his  cool
*���  - - .*-       " -'.���.,"*-v -. - ���
haunts.- In this,they  were   very
:> -     �����      ���     Ym"
successful,,but the manner in which
"*���     '." -</ - ,���_������; ��� '.-, -_ .,
they had to'work,, their passages
home from s that ^delectable  fisherman's resort was/cruel/ very cruel!
It appears^thal.tne, two  bad ,been
"- considering tbC:purchase .of a horse,
to aid them,"inC their  fishing   and
shooting pilgnmagesj and had on
this  partictilar/fday,   borrowed^ ai
. likely, looking $40 nag so that they'
might give her.a'-'fair test.    'It  be/
ang a downhillThaul 'to Courtenay,,
''all went well i^but'.on' the ���/return?
'; trip, oh1 rjaamma!;. The * horse,/ she,
v*would^&s>t- go! * *;Various,- rmeans"
were; fesofteli^to 'to 'displace'''.the
heavy,volume;Of���balk,5but'' to .no
purpose/ ^Finally, one got a' bunch
of grassJand neldlt' juatr in- front/of)
the' n^oble^animal'snose,' while - the
'other pushed hard;on 6the:^buggy/.r
.rFinally, _��fter; a^ton,* of unripe ,hay-
;<had been/ use'dYup,  and   the- two
l      ' '���   f-.^!i-Val> **."-T'   ��',;    *       ,,;-'^|��    ;
Leaving 37 "dead,  100 priso-
. ,. ners, all waggons  and-sup-
', 1 i
plies, including  8,000  head
"of cattle��� All stores  recap-
. tured���Constitution dismast-
'   ed during atrial spin.-Their
., 'Highnesses visit.    '_
1    r
-      ���-!���*'*    -__���'i '^1    * *u-     eluding 8,000 cattle, in the hands' of'
. sports' feet were, .badly frozen,-the  r��u^ t>.,:.-0u      ,   -/   ���   * ������   *
>f.'.;/. 0"1*.';   ^^A>   *. .  -     '���?.,,    Jhe British. .:   >"   ��,       >*    >
J, Pretoria; ' June, ,5-^Col. ��� .Wilson *
wit^h 24o of Kitchener's 'Scouts" haB
"surpristd and routed 400 Boers be-
r longing,to   Reyer's command,   34,
jmiles^vestbfWarmbaths/        "' ' ;
^'r W��.? t * *     f * r/
������   The; Boers   resisted - stubbornly,
but finallybroke anb fled,' leaving,
'37 dead, a hundred prisoners  and >
all their wagons aod* iuppliea,*" in
old girl took a start; and raced up ,     _,.    , .      ,..,,,-
/theV^d^to^^Miome/and-thus,.    - lheloes of the ^tter. was 4hree
1         ' R�� ��<-'. �����_  ������������������ -_l ���,   -a. ��i Bm  -������������.     *'        !���       --If      i��.  '    ' 5k\
���  _. �������� X*v lt->.I       j. H �����!��� -��� II'���"-.���        a.^_   *   ��� B <^.^-b-^_ ^'^���&��� H ri'_r_ 1^; . .V
y: ^Vl ?/-S of SlJJ eSnds/ ," ��� -1 ?</^f ?/y/? ^/ ^ ^^ff^
.' //|: ��� Agents^or McCormick Harvestin^achinery^.v-.^V,,;/'^'   i ,
\~fS    Write,for^prices and particulars/ '/P.^O.7Drawer 563/ < ^ \
1 . "-.l-.5''*-.'*^
ga__s^g_sses_ss_g_33s^E33e�� _^_g_a��a_gass?s?aseajgsae e��g
"" " _M_ t.   * c " ** -1
1   f
Many new.   patterns   or
Fine Goods in'      "
'    CARPETSr ^RUGS, vv '
ART,SQUARES;    ���; s g
MATERIALS.     Y    <
' by dint" of hard^pu&hingv and cutting lots of grass, home was reach-
ed.  .ButHhj*t3horseP Going down,
'Bbe^lobked./allv/of ^40.;t- Coming
home,;^r>, she ..^wasn't r- any ^' more^
thahvsix', nits^afid'clear-ii'th&t: The:
hpair-^of-Uisherinen >will\carry ,a"
v scythe with' them ^in/hit uro, to cut
'grass witft/as pulling it is hard on.
��� the hancis After/the; eeeond' ton is
Treacher, -v Also, taey^wr-notTbUya-x
Jhorg'e. ��Jt ;'i8^toor%ritfy.^/,_��eopleJ
'. -froiaHliis plaoet- wHb,; saw ^on'e> of*
r"*| them mountedvpostilion^'faabioivas,
^   j a 'trial, * say>; that "the ^buggyr waa
*~^   overloaded with trout. 7 but^we'ean
scarcely ci'edit .this.,  ;?       -   r��� ^ '
,-inen killed and 15* wounded.'   \   ''
""s Capetown, June 5���The garrison
'6f, Jamestown,^ Cape Colony, .which'
surrendered' to  Kritzinger,.  com-
imand on Sunday,.'June-2nd, ,num-
-bored 60 men-in all. \y .    ,\     \
^ Kritzin ger's force w f estimated ,tp j
haye'totalled\>ne thousand men; ' /
',  The British killed'12 and'wound'^
ed, 15 Boers before. they -. were over- \
;pow^ed^by^number8 Y. W'^'t^"" 4^ t :l
^Aliwell" Ar^Ca^tjplon^
Tuesday, Juno 4th^;Cbl. ;.vV;hite'sJ
column came in contact with Krit-
>   ' ...__���:  -r---i^   -
Ralph Smith, Esq., M. P,, ac-
companiei by Mrs. Smith and ' Mr u
Aitken. of tha   Nanaiind'  Herald.
' paid us a visit last   Friday.     In :
' the   course , of   conversation,   Mr,
< Smith stated that he had succeeded'
in  obtainining  a   bi-weekly mail
'service by Bteamer   and   that thin'
way would be used instead of lfthe ''
overland route.   .This in   itself <is   '
''   '  ' r*   ' -   ,
an   advantage,, for under present Y ���, /
arrangements, the overland courier  / "���'' r-"
is only bound to bring.'50 pounds/'  -   ',
Therefore,' if there is much   letter v< \\^
mail, no'newspapers come up ori/,T/<k
Saturday,  whereas,  if the' "City,V i -$��
carries- a  Friday , mail," she- will ^Y Y'^
bring everything, ���   Mr. Smith fur-^ V"^
ther  stated that; if -arrangeihentB    ''.^i*
could be,made witt the' E._ _s;N/^'^
Ry. Co.1'to carry the mails at'ar'e^ ' t^'?i"
���duced rate, there* wouid\be"-i/tri- ',-'?;
.weekly mail.  .He complains^that *������ YJ :^'
Vhe E.��'& ^N/ chaJrgesr morejjthan v/-/|-1
others for-mailjcarrying by weight^"'*/J//!
but4no dbxibt" if t. Buitable^ arrange-y!H.V'1
ments,can be made, this can be ad* * Yt'"^
justed^   Mr, Smithas ofr the opin-^\% QA
ion that "the Dominion ,will^o>iii- "i'\"7^i
tinue to control; and administer the 'tVt"J
Provincial fisheries^jowingl- to^tha"^^
fact that although the'province-"ia*'/^'
""���conceded to have the right ,to, the*^/? ?*/
. inland fisheries; those of " the1; sea ''YV'^
'are strictly under ^DpminionJ/rule-' ;/?r|
"ind tKaV;theref6re/';asYa;, divisionv��|
would mean--?, double/adminiBtra-^ ;^
tion.vit 13  most probable .a/cbm���Y.Y'^
promise .would-be arrived at where-.r; 1;.
^by the -Dominion > would centinue      ^
probably, receive some quid pro quo;'1 /������<���
"  The party ^drove "overt5the \rpad*-s^i^f
from Nanaimo' and/ after *a'vfew" *'"-'^
ua ��� ���*���:! ;^ *.u. i YYY-Y' ��>",._.; Y-
Our  Superb,Catalogue,
containing 1,000 Illustrations   ^
all,priced, mailed free on ap-J   fw *
plication.     It will surely interest you-
*   Two persons ,from   Seattle .were
imported to' perforin., a  marriage
' ceremony in Victoria and did their
work in.good shape, and now the
^Victoria papers .are- kicking; be-"
^cause the job was done   by ' aliens,
' and are; telling  people - that  the'
marriage ia not legal.'_ ,If those persons had tried that game up heio,
our energetic customs ofiicert would
have charged "'duty   on   the  cere-
.mony/and so made' things  legal.
Vietoria'is too slow, for sure.
..     , :���o^	
zmger^command    northeast   of;   bdurs sta^/in the town,twent^on"to"  '* '
Jamestown, on June 3rd,'and drove'   Comox,  ,Mrs. Smith expreesed^er- /   .?
>r&#n�� summer
Tfyis is tfye ti_cqe yoii Warjt
Hats, Caps, Shirts,  Sox���Ties,
Etc., Etc.
Few Shoes just to hand.
" This exquisite work of Pinero's
was moatt successfully performed
by our local dramatic artists last
week. We must Bay that Mrs
Coilis, who was  the motive power
/ of the whole machine,  shows wonderful ap.ilude for detecting talent
in this direction.'    Her  company,
most of them quite strange  to  the
stage, acted what is   not   an   easy
play for amateurs,   in   a   manner
that ��would shame   many   professional troupes.    They looked  well,
spoke well, and acted  well.   They
had a good house, and the performance was for a   good cause,���the
widows and orphans fund, which is
the richer by the exertions of the
ladies and gentlemen  engaged,  by
the sum of nearly $100.     It is to
be hoped that these performances
will be held oftener in future than
The names of the performers are:
Mrs Coilis, Misses Willemar Cameron and Todd; Messrs Riggs, Barrett, T. Whyte, .Moore, Rickson,
Smith, Grant, Coilis, Pulien and
; Bennett/ v
the'Bjers   bask,  capturing' fifty
'horses-arid tome munitions' of- war,
"and recovered the stores looted from
Jamestown. ^
Newport/ R.I., June 4���The Constitution was,, dismasted  while   on
her trial spin this afternoon.    The
accident happened /eff   Brenton's
reef lightship, three miles out from
Narragansett pier, about 2:15 p. in.
To all appearance the Constitution
is badly crippled.    From the shore
she appeared to have   been   taken
about half way up.     The  boom
swung to the lee side, and the main
sail and rigging were carried  overboard.' The   tender   Mountmorris
was beside the boat in" a fe\r   moments," and began picking   up   the
wreckage.    At 3 o'clock she   took
the Constitution in tow and headed
for Newport.    The wind was strong
from thesouthwest when the mast
went down and the yacht waa   on
tne starboard   tack and   making
London, June 5���Regret not unmixed with satisfaction is expressed at the accident which has befallen the Constitution. Her misfortune is held to prove that yacht
designers on both sides of the Atlantic show a tendency to cut matters too fine.
self as delighted .with . the, district'
Their Highnesses tho Duke and
Duchess of Cornwall, will be in
Vancouver on Sept. 30th and Victoria on Oct. 1st to 3rd.
*'I told you sol" The News
some time since told its readers
how Frank Dalby had been fixing'
his place, and hazarded the guess
that it looked like���well, bird
catchiDg. Lo and behold! the
bird is caught, and safely caged.
They both look happy, so every
one else ought to be pleased.
.     .���         .    * -      &
The trial of McKelvy* for assaulting Mr Swan,1 of   Sand wick, took
place in the court  house   here   on ~*
Wednesday.    It seemed from the
evidence that the grievance was an
old one, and the primary   cause is
said to be���what   everybody  will
right for���a girl.    The   principals
and Mr Calhoun, were   each fined .
$10 and costs.     The   evidence, at
times took some laugh-provoking
turns.    One witness,   when   questioned as to a blow   said   to   have
been given with   a   batten   when
complainant was  getting   over   a
fence. &aid that if the   blow   had
been &..uc'v he  did   not   think  it
coli d h.ive hurt much .seeing  that
comp .i.iiof). g.ol   over   wi.h   such
speed, be/deb only giving a choice
o.&ucli of Ills an.uomy as was  not
ve.y vulnei.ibJe.
Again a witness, asked as to certain blows, &aid that Lie had quite
enough 10 do to dod^e tne flying
rocKs himself. ''Did not care to
referee a fight of that kind."
Evidence oi the fight proper,
finally switched off as to how
much water a well known milkman
put in his milk, but this was most
promptly stopped by the justice of
the peace.
Notice was given by complainant of an appeal from the magistrate's decision.
��� Receipts from "Magistrate," $90,
In the list of subscriptions collected by Messrs. Riggs and Hicks,
$25 from the B. J|C, Loair & Investment Co., should have been acknowledged.      , 11.5 -
Manufacturers Life
Insurance Company.
'The Directors congratulate the po  licy hoTSers and' shareholders on the
substantial progress made during the  year,  which has been the most sat-
��� ' isfactory in the Company's history. , ,     t '       ."        ���
There were received during the year 1778 applications for assurances
amounting to ��3,058,989. The business acrually taken up and paid for
in cash during the year amounted to $2,486,703, and, leaving out single
payment'policies,, the first year's cash premiums collected' -thereon (was
$115,782,01, as against $ 107',160.86 for the previous year, and ��100,
-013.93 for 1898. .
The Assurances  in force amount io'$15,4.09,620,  an   increase,of   $1,-
-041,384 over the vrevLous year.
The Premium Income was $590,S75;0l,    showing,  the    handsome   in-
-crease of $68,695.23.   . There, were received for interests and  Items .*?S7,-
, 461.11, -making .the  total Income $676,336.15, an increase of $84,137.92.
After paying the policy-holders for  claims,   dividends     and  .surrenders
.$127,664.73,   and  providing for  all  other  expenditures,   the Assets  '.we're
increased by nearly half a million dollars,     of    which    $328,495.00    was
added to Policy Reserves and' $67,268.35  to  Surplus,  an eminently satisfactory saving of  one year's  oMonitions. ' "
The Assets now amount to $2,279,175.94,  and the policy Reserves to
'   $1,950,507.00   on   the Company s standard.    After  making    provision    for
,all other liabilities the surplus, on  policy-holders' account is $301,024.36,
'which, would be considerably'increased by adopting, the Government standard  of valuation  for Policy Reserves.
President. ' , Managing Director.''
'    - . INCOME.      '      ' ���
F.eceived for New Premiums   $ .115,782 01
rReceived' for Single andj Renewal Premiums ....'���         475,093 03
-From all other sources' '.        *203,749 11
Lossing Gal
CHAPTER VIII.       ,    '
*      '        ��� .'DISBURSEMENTS.,
*- t i
To policyholders for claims by'death...  $
To .policyholders'for Endowments, Dividends, etc	
To Commissions,  Salaries,;'and expense's of'management'....
To Taxes,"Reinsurance Premiums   and Dividends to Stockholders ...". .". ���- ���������
Surplus .of Income ovur Expenditure...'.- ���.-.,-..*Y ....' .'.
$794,624 15
87,830 04
39,834 69
152,648 75
27,054 05'
487,267 62
g $794,624 15
1      -                                                       ASSETS.    *       ,            Y  ,
Municipal Fonds,  Stocks  and Debentures  .'  $
854,788 37
104,511 53
918,140' 12
.Loans  on Bonds  and  Other  Securities  ; ;...............
Mortgages  on Real Estate         yj��,xio j.:s
Real Estate  ffhi.M: '..r ���'  36,845 25
j Loans  on Policies;.;*...'...' ':.*" ��� ; ���	
'Accrued Interest, ,NJet( Deferred Premiums,;etc. ' _....'..!	
'���Cash on Hand and"'in < Banks  '. ,������������'������;	
147,124 09
���145,448 9J
72,410 37
! *
f   ,  ,��� .  ^m-. ".,  - c '- S2,27��,268 ��4
LIABILITIES. ,        -
���Liability for Policy Reserves,"'Go'veranient Standard ..'.  $1,914,174 00
-'Special Reserve Fund over a'ad above'Government Standard 36,333 00
-All  other Liabilities    .' '. .'.._. '.'...:...}        ^ 27,044T��S
Surplus on Policyholders' Accounc * ,.  ���    301,117 06
.'���   (.\    , ��� ���    v '    /.    _./    ,. $2,279,268 C4
Dr. James'Mills, ofGuelpl/ moved  the  adoption   of. the report  in\an
excellent address, ,frbm which the-following ,is a short extract : - (
' .At a meeting of this nature it" is always   a pleasure  to  be in  a  posi-
-tion to congratulate those interested,-and on   this   occasion,.,  11 can do'so
most heartily.     --"">'...�� - , . * ~'l
We have really a most satisfactory statement to present to the shareholders and policyholders of'the Company, a statement which will bear
the closest inspection. .We' can speak with more defimteness than -ever m
the past in iogard to our investments-and our standing, for we "have
more information at our disposal, furnished us in the splendid report of
our consulting actuary.1 There has been progress all along the line.
- A comparison of 1900 and 1899 is in the report, so I need not refer
to that again. I would, however, refer <to one other point . The question of our progress during a longer period, 1894 to ]900, being that t of
' the present management. <.
After a lapse of six years we find many points which are alike creditable to the management  and gratifying to the persons most interested in
��� .the success of the Company, the shareholders and policy-holders.
The following  figures  will  illustrate the growth of the Company :
' Net- Income   Gross Assur-
<���      ' 1st Year:s from -        ance
���Year ' Assets     Premiums.   Proms. & Int.     in Force.
1894      '     %    821.321   s' 61,685       896,468       ..$9,555,300
.1900  '.      2,279,176     115,782        667,717 >t       15,409,020
The assets  are practically three  times what they were six years ago.
Amount of income from new business shows  100  per  cent,   increase.      Net
���income from Premiums and Interest  has increased over 100 per cent.   The
.assurance     has grown    from 9l/2 to   15y2 millions.
I want also to refer to the character of our assets and the expense
���ratio, both being important items in a concern of this kind. Our securi-
���ties were never "before ia the splendid condition they are today. I doubt
>if any company can show such a record of invested assets of over $2,-
���000,000  and   only  $501.30 overdue interest*.
In new companies the expense ratio is alwas's large. These expenses
should gradually decrease, and our record is as it should be in this respect.
The ratio is about 14 per cent, less than it was two years ago. l
think that is one of the most satisfactory features in our business. The
Tatio  is  decreasing rapidly.
I tkank out* manager, his staff and the field force for the results we
.are able to report today, and 3 do so most sincerely, and 1 must congratulate the policy-holders and shareholders on the position we have
Mr. J. F. Junkin, the Managing Director,, in seconding the adoption
��� of  the report,  remarked :
If we look back over two years, we find that the premium income for
1900 was almost $140,000 more than for 189S, or an increase of 31 per
cent., while our expenses for 1900, as compared with 3 898, only show
-an increase of about $2,000. or 1V_ per cent. The result is that we have
-now, not only the lowest expense ratio of any active company of our
own or a similar age on the continent, but we compare very favorably
in this respect with even the oldest and largest Canadian and American
Companies. ������     Y ' .       '
The   Price   No   Object.
The swart corsair conducted his beau-
��� tiful captive aft.
',','   ."This is the quarter deck," said he.
The child of 'luxury, contemplated the
��� rude ���'.appointments iu dismay. ..-..
"Is, there- uo  00  cent decile?"  she  fal-
> terecl. , -���
Some of  the   newspaper men   present
��� thought  they saw tears in the outlaw's
������eyes .as,he turned brusquely away.
Thone Boston Girla.
"Hp���Carrie, do you  know you are the
"first woman  I eve:- loved?
She���Sr> then tl:ar accounts
greenness? But t<> think thai-
run   a . kindergarten  .courtship
for your
I should
T*j��-n   He Dodges. :
-*t\"lio says I  <-a.-*r;ot -meet my bills?
Of lihe's lii-ii's 1 ho worst!
���-Wily. sir..;. I  mci'l tli^m evi*ry day,
���Unless i sec them first.
���-Pliilfl'Je-lplsia Press.
An English physician, commenting
on the tendency of London bred persons to die young, says that they drink
too little, milk. Even in the country
"milk is not such a-common: article'of
diet as it was in .past years, and children are not nourished according to
hygienic laws." ���.
A new virtue is ascribed to milk by
The 'Practical-'Druggist, which says it-
is the 'best general preventive of the
absorption of poison by the human
system.       j .    ���
- ��Iie  Kjtevr.
A clergyman while catechising bis
Sunday school had occasion to ask the
children the- meaning of, the word
"epistle." A little girl in the youngest
class, was so .certain ��� that she knew
that -she did not hesitate a minute, but.
with the greatest of confidence, an-'
Svrered, "An. epistle is the wife of aD
j Out of the shadow of all uncertainty
Elizabeth's heart- came the, nest evening, when she heard that an accident had
happened at the Eagle Bill mine, ,.and'
that by the breaking of a chain on an
ore bucket that was used to lower the
miners, into the drift, Valleyfield and
one of his miners had been Seriously,
perhaps fatally, hurt. t Coincident with
the sudden grief and fear that0 seized
her immediately upon receipt of this "information came the clear, unmistakable
revelation that she loved' this ' man. -
_��s, loved h^n with her whole soul-
loved him as she> could never- love on
earth again. Now she 'knew why the
sweetness of his act,in.so gallantly lifting her .over the stream lingered so
long with her, for it was the first awakening of-her'virgin'passion. Now she
understood why the-days had seemed
so undescribably bright when she had'
wandered through the valleys at even-
tideYvith him at her side/Yes, she'saw
it all now,c and the consciousness of .It
all thrilled her anew iu the'light of hor
broad knowledge ot* its1'cause.' Her
'duty now<was clear. ' She���.must<go to'
him at once, if he, was in danger.    r
"She ��� sought' out , the  doctor,' arid   ex-'
plained *��� to ��� him   that  inasmuch *vas   Mr/
Valleyfield had been so.kind!to her when
her bronco had played tricks1 upon her
that slie'"would now return his kindness
if  tlie  doctor wished   a nurse  for  the*
manager of the Eagle Bill, and his injured miner.    " ^ *      >*'  'u        Y
r."I' don't know how badly they're hurt,"-
said sDr;' Spense, Y'but "the, service* you
have offered is  just what< I have been
about   praying   for," >and -they -turned-
their  footsteps in  the direction  of .the
Eagle Bill'claim,  the doctor explaining
that the shock to bo'th.-.had- been so. se-
yere that, he had,   ordered     temporary
^couches  to     be  constructed' ~ for��� them,
tight   in^the   mine   instead * of" having
them removed to  their quarters.        '   ���
', 'Elizabeth  was ,siu*rA*icd  at  the .fortified ,condition of   this   mine" when wshe,
came in 'view of it.    Temporary fence's
had  been  built  around the entrance 1o
conceal  the mouth   ofwtho "Yne.  which
was at the side of a ��-mnll,hilI:/and rrov*--
able barricades were, in  ovidm-i"",/m<? do.
the   fen'cesv / Dynamite   was   stored' in"
vats -near and1beyond the ground opening,  and, these vats were  all - connected
by   wire  to' a galvanic' battery  hidden
far   in   the    mine.    Moveable    padded ���
screens, with Winchester holes in'them,
were  scattered here  and there,  behind
which any   one     man" with   a breach-
loader would be a formidable defender.-
Elizabeth was surprised,   however,' still
more at tho'few miners present���seven,
all told, counting the manager,-and the
miner that had  been hurt.    She afterwards    learned   that ' tho   Eagle   Bill's
staff  had originally, numbered  thirteen,
exclusive of the manager, and that the
six   remaining., were     those     who   had
proven their ability to -withstand   Godfrey's  bribing characteristics.
1 The five now on guard were, thoroughly armed and a dozen eztra Winchesters
with   the  necessary   ammunition for   a
prolonged   siege  stood   in  readiness   for
use. Evidently the workers in the Eagle
Bill  were expecting jumpers   of an  extraordinary kind.
Valleyfield had not recovered consci;
ousness yet, but the doctor could find no
broken* hones. Elizabeth nursed hiin
through the night, and on the morrow
consciousness returned and he was
manifestly better.
Valleyfield could see at once that thire
was a change in this girl, and that a
rew shy dignity hne> come to her that
made her even more fascinating than
'���Oh! why did you .come here?" >he
asked of her, as soon as he had recovered  sufficiently to  be able to talk.
"How can you ask?" she made reply,
reproachfully. ."Did you not take care
ot* me when. I Avas ill?"
lie lay back in his chair again, Avith-
eia further words, as if her vigorous
legic was too much for him in his weak
Suddenly the fear came to Elizabeth
that he did not return her love, that he
did not even like her. This self-suggestion tore her heart for an instant
with one cruel pang, and then left her
white and helpless. To Avhom could she
turn in her, despair. Oh, if- her father,
were only, here that she might throw
herself into his arms and tell him all.
Then came the fixed desire to go at
once to him,, to turn to the only one she
had on earth to look te for sympathy.
ECe'would soothe' her in her distress
and know what -was best:to be done
about the mine. She Avent over to a
bench and began to put ion her outer
"Since you are uoav better, and. do
.not-AA-ant me any "more, I will'go at
once," she said, as she put on her cloak,
and there was a new dignified pride' in
her voice that smote Valleyfield to the
core. - "I   am  afrs-id   it   must  also   be
or   me  ruue  uoor,   ana  aAvay   irom  tne
mine. >
She went over to Elsie's and informe1-!
them there of her determination to re-
.turn' homo the  next morning.    -
"Land sakes^" said' Elsie, "it's -what
you'should .haA'e, done! days ago. "We
like' you here, Xiizabeth, but pa says it
does beat jack rabits - you < going over to
the enemy right-after you ,came here,
"and he'll feel relieved , now you're
going." ��� '
, Elizabeth slept little'that night,:, and
walked over to Darcie's in the earlv ���
-morning'light. Arriving there she found'
she had a Avait of an" chour before
the rig that was' honored ��� by che
name of stage would start for the station. . .' , ��� ' ' > '
t The little waiting ' room into which
she Avas conducted 'was only separated
from the bar-room by' a thin partition.
and she could'.hear quite-plainly the
A'oices of those, wdio" Avere drinking at
the bar. She * was, about to leave .this
room and go^ outside,. Avhen, she heard
the'voice of one of Godfrey's miners
and what he,was saying arrested her attention in spite 'of herself. r   <-,
"Has tho gatliiig come, Bill?"   he inquired of the bartender, Avho,    as  - we
before stated, Avas also the mail clerk. ,
* '"You bet,"rAvas the reply.    "She came
.last night,' and she's a dandy."    .
-"I suppose 'there'll be a hot time in
our town to-night, arid the, Eagle Bill
Avon't be in��� the dancin' 'afterwards,"
sa'd the miner. > , ,
' "Hardly,"  said the barkeeper.     '/But
,1'm kind of sorryfor that coon Valleyfield.!.'  ,'.;,'���
'.'I ain't.    He's too darned stuck up.'
', He-needs a.little demonstration to'tea^'h'
him^horse sense."    Then, after.a sound'
as if they,, w,ere drmking,* /'Godfrey <><*-
fered, him square.    It's darned tough'if
the,"* pay' one   from   that   now , lode j7 has
to lie blown in in Switzerland or some
other countryj instead, of right here inp
this part of the'blessed ^republic.   I ain't
a darned bit sorry  for the' mule.    Let
'him now'take his medicine.'!'
''    "You're t'alkin' by the  book." replied
the mixer of drinks.-v "Still, darned mv
Hide,   if  I  ain't  kind  of   sorry   for' the-
coon.     Any "'-man   Godfrey     gets   after
,ain't in"-no. land, o' promise, I'll bet.. J
suppose there's ' no darned help now for
the   Eaglet Bill'?"  '" *. - ,\,   -  '
���   "Not so much as a. man with a boh-
^itail flush,, after he's been ���called.^   Say.
'Bill,   I "don't   like  this' last   moonshine
"you're .slinging: ���  It   burns   my ^gullet.
Give >me  a -nip' of' that*-" old-^juniper
berry." > Then followed renewed sounds
of- drinking, -'and' somet laughing, ,and.
above the clink of glasses being washed
the barkeeper further*queried:^     ���' .-   <,
"What,.has  old- Godfrey' got besides
'the Galling'*gun?" / <      .f "    '
,   "Fifty; .Winchesters   and   a   posse  of
old ^ jumpers   from   ArizonyV    Godfrey'
wanted to do thejumpiu' while his .nibs'
-.was", sick.    All's fair' in love or war t<\
Godfrey,   but*-the "boys , from   Arizouy
didn't'come over till late last night."-,
"i'suppose there's no,darned help''for
it then, bat a scrap; injunction or no in-
'junetion; and  you  think  that dude  has
no" chance?'.' 'still   further   queried   the
bartender.     * -      "    ��Y->.
- /'Chance?" laughed the  other.    "Why
Godfrey's   got   a   force,   that   Avith   hi>
Gatlhicr,   could  raid  a fort."    But 'he'll
never need it. There's only seA-en in th'*-
Eagle Bill,  and  they ain't got no  sand
but the  coon/"  He'll, be killed tho  first
fire, for 1t*'U  "n^lil   in  front of his men.
Chance!    To-morroAV   at this  time  the
undertakers . Avill   be   busy   and     Godfrey '11 haA'c the Eagle Bill as tight as
h 1!"
X�� b* Contlnu**-
Hta Exact "Words.
Interviewer���Alderman   Swelhed,  ,1
have come to get your views on the<7
proposed change in the curriculum of
the grammar school/ ., ' ���    .       .   "   <       ,
' Alderman       Swelhed ��� Curriculum!
What's that?   I'm ag'.in it whatever it'
is.'      . ,   *
'\ Alderman  Swelhed. reading the- re- - ,
port of the interviewer next morning:   -
"Our.distinguished toAvnsman,���Mr. M.'
T. Swelhed, was found at his charming
home, surrounded" by'abundant indication   of  ripe  scholarship- and ^sturdy
common sense.   In reply to bur report-,
er's question he said':   ��� '    , '
- " _ do not desire to force my opin- , -
Ions upon the public,' but this I* will   ,,.,
Bay, that 1 have given to'this'questiou
long and studious attention, incidental-'
' ly examining.'into the curricula of institutions' of" learn ing both at home and'
abroad, and; although I -find in the ex- *
isting course of, study riot a few matters for condemnation, still,/ upon the
whole, I cannot say that I should ad-
wse, any radical change until-1 have'   '
further time to examine Into the subject' "
"By George, that feller's got'toy ex-,,,
act language, word for word!   And he
didn't,,, take   no   notes   neither! ,'By    ,.
George'.- what  u.  memory * tliat feller '
must have!'?���Tit-Bits. , -'*'���, '
Small Change. ,,       -   (.    ������
1   "You know,11 feel just like a'counter-   '"
feit bill," observed a young man to a
friend' with' whom  hej .was  walking,'''. -,
stopping in front of a barroom. ��� ;   ' ,;-
""Why ?" queried his; partner. .'���" ~ ^ , * ; i/t
" ' **I cannot pass," the other "explained;
waving his hand toward the ^entrance
ef the place. '        .'.;';        '^   ,s ^.,,
"Oh.*.'   remarked���'hia,|friend. '"don't '
let that feeling worry'you.' You'know,.
I'm, some what accustomed to, shoving'.''
the  queer."     And  he jtobk , the  man,,
with a thirst by-the arm and 'carried
him   on   down  'the   street
Question of Ownership.
"Need of counsel? Come up and let
me introduce you to my lawyer."
"Your lawyer? Do you own a lawyer
"I���er���well,  no,  certainly not
owns me."
The Duck and the Pouter (in unison)
���Say,; ain't you wrong" end /up?-rCbl
cago'News. ' ���"     . Y ' -'    ���   !Y
.'-Chi- , -v
A Pecnllnrlty ^ot Xil��.      _���-   < f;
1 -'Did you hear what'Gazzam.did,when'
he wasthunting in the^Adir6ndacks?"<    -v.
���}   "No,-* what was it?-'VU,. '  YYYY,Y"X>. " "
"Shot his guide, mistaking^ him for a'
deer." ,..    " ,   '" ','",   "    /A
, "That's  just  like  Gazzam.     He's  al-
Avays making game, of'some one.""   *
.   . liivats.
���t ! ��� *
Little tlortense (proudly)���My aunt lias
armorial hearings.- c>
Liltle Robert���Pooh! I dnn't care , V v
uncle Jn the .country has a chit-ken wii..*
three legs.���Nuggots.
i /      A   Peril   ItccoKiilx;*!!,
"That mature Mi��.s Bogg>. Ii.i- <|ii i
ing so childish of late." *���
"Yes:    probably   that -kidunpinu
frightened her."���Chicago' Uet-oiu.
Ksew Wlint  Was In Them.    ,
Mrs. Buysitt���Will this corner in pork
i*5iti-ease the price of sausages, Mr.
Butcher���1 don't see why. it should,
madam.���Baltimore American.
Of HIb Alsandnnce.
"Your neighbor has, just given me an*
old coat," said the tramp.    "Can you
give something?" ?-
"Yes," replied the clergyman. "I will
go through the collection box and find
some buttons to match the coat"���
Philadelphia Pit-cord.
Riches without charity are nothing
worth. They-aie-blessings only to him
who makes them a-blessings to others.���
Fielding. c : . '      t
Croup, Whooping Cough, Bronchitis and Severe Chest
Coughs Cannot Withstand the Soothing, Healing
Effects of Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
It is the mothers who"especially ap- '.ply state that part of one bottle cur-
gooa-nye now, for I go home to-mor-
She turned towards the mine door,
Avithou't offering him hoi* hand, grief and
pride lighting for the mastery of her
Valleyfield did not offer to detain her.
His face seemed suddenly'to, be drawn
with'a great-'pain Avhich left him ghastly
and still, but he suffered her to pass out
predate the unusual virtues of Dr.
Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine. They keep it in the house as
the most prompt and certain cure obtainable for croup, bronchitis and severe coughs and colds to Avhich children are subject. It has never failed
them.  Scores of thousands of mothers. ; bought a bottle of Dr. Chase's Syrup
ed her, and she is now well and as
bfight'tjas a cricket." v,
; Mrs. F. Dwyer af Cheste'rville, says:
' 'My 1 i ttle < girl of three years had dn
attack of bronchial pneumonia. My
husband and I thought she was going to leave the-world as her case resisted  ' the " doctor's    treatment,'     I
say:     ���* -Twos Dr.  Chase  who-saved,
our baby." Y
Mrs. F. W. Bond, 20 Macdonald
street,- Barrie, Ont., says :���"Having
tried your medicine, iny faith is \'cry
high in its powers of. curing coughs
and croup. My little girl has been
subject to croup for a long time,, and
1' found nothing'to . cure it ,.until I
gave Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed
and Turpentine. I, cannot speak too
highly of it."
, Mr. W. A. Wylie, 57 Seaton street,
Toronto, states:���r."My little grandchild had suffered with a nasty, hacking cough for about, eight Aveeks
when we procured a bottle of Dr.
Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine. After the first close, she called
it 'honey' and was eager for modi-
cine time to come around.    I can sim-
of. Linseed and Turpentine from our
popular druggist, W G.. Bolster. After the first two or three doses the'
child began to get better, and we are ,
. thankful to say is all right to-day
after seven weeks' sickness.'
Mr. E. Hill, fireman, Berkelet St.,
Fire Hall, .Toronto, says: "I desire
to say in favor of Dr., .Chase's Syrup
of Linseed . and Turpentine that one
.of my children Avas promptly relieved of whooping cough; and as long
as obtainable Avill not be without it
in the house, nor use any other mod-:
Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and
Turpentine is sold everywhere and is
used in more homes than any other,
treatment for diseases of the throat
and lungs. 25 cents' a bottle. Ed-
manson,  Bates   & Co., Tororito. ^^s^SSru^S^raW tl'iuf "-"-^nt ,n ,*���������>-"������* ���������~- -*������wsi������mfc.������*-..Mcn'w-ri' aBi-ntr>Tri,rT������'T.vasm  -- ^..,^.���������,,^^^*������^^  ^  I PIRATES  I  IN THE  STRAIT  -o������o-  I' Pueaan- Indians, Who  ,Attac'R SftJDS 'Witfi  Tire&raho,  |  U  V*>O<>O^OO'C*-**^<><>*^0<>^*^<!>^4<>^1>4'  Mariners avIio have shunned the.wild  iwators that meet at  Cape  Horn  and  Uought a more peaceful  passage'from  ocean 'to ocean  through  the strait 'of  ,Mng6llan  for moirthan si year have  [- bi������en  bringing to  San   Francisco  \vild  stales of savage cutthroats and robbers.;  ^"Mon'.Jike" the, yarns of ������the forecastle  than   narratives-* of   truth   they   have  'sounded. ,        ��������� r,. t , \' ���������  Dark brown inen.> with matted hair,  and armed with? huge, spears' and  (knives; lightS'that flitted about in'-dark  coax's and on .the face ,of the waters  like tliewill-o'-rlie-wisi/in-the bog, have  been.the yisions1that~vigilant lookouts  phave reported.   Men disappearing from*  ���������'decks   whore   they" had   been   set ''to  |v watch, and with them all that could'attract  a  savage  eye.' have 'been   phenomena cf-peaceful nights in-the still  levators under the.shadoAy'of the .mountains that'line the strait:-'   '���������' "'  fc '���������"Mixed in^with these, tales,, too. have,  been  others'7 of more dire Import. <   A  (Chilean gunboat? armedL with  modern  ATTACK BY FUKGAN PIKATES.  guns and bearing a modern search*  ilight. was mysteriously sei afire there  'not more than a year ago. and all'the  members of her crew were slain. Some  Kit the bodies found afterward bore evidence to the work of man in this catastrophe.   .  Schooners and ships have disappeared in late years after leaving Randy  point, in the strait, and after having  been at anchor farther along tinder the  llUfc  '(hi  olden times mariners would now,and  then see a canoe hurrying across some  channel or catch a glimpse of a,moving  light on tlie waters at-night, or an arrow would come aboard a small craft  as'a sign of hostility.  Rut the people were seldom,seen ex-,  cept by those who might be shipwrecked on the islands, and they never lived  to tell,about their discoveries: , Scientists, AATent there to study the phenomena of nature and tried to' learn about  the denizens of the place. But they  found they would best approach one of  the tribesmen with a gun ready** to  shoot and' keep a sentinel over their  camps at night, at the same time being  ready always to use a gun to aid in defense. 'They could get no information  from.the Indians.  Civilization, hoAveATer, finally came to  the.tribesmen' in one \va3\ Some of the  bolder ones found thoy could venture  out'to the ships that came through and  could appeal to the generosity of the  (White men so effectively'as to get food  and trinkets of which they had never-  known before.. -     ,     '  With their success others ventured,  and now no ship can cast anchor in'the  coves Avest of Sandy point without being surrounded in daylight by canoes  filled with disheveled broAvn warriors  and their squaws, all crying out plaintively. "Yammer schooner!" ������It is a  plea for bread or beads or money or  anything'else that could take the .eye  of untutored man.,,    " <  ' Woe to the mariner who lets the motley creAv send representatives on" board  his ship, for Avheai the night'comes he  Avill receive a visiting card in ,tho shape  .of a ^firebrand that will'"showr him his  visitors ha\'e used their eyes .well and  have'learned * what' is the most vulnerable part; of his craft. And be^he^eA'er  so generous he will find plenty'of others'added 10 his'first visitor ready,to  ..clamber, up <tbe side'of his -vessel and  add whatever,, is loose ���������to the store,;of  articles gained by gift.   ' ' ��������� ,*   Y-  v.It,is  iu.Jtbe  crudest* of .crafts   that  these pirates of the end^of the  nineteenth century  pl.v "their trade. ' Logs  burned out in the fashion known to the  Indian..'whether he lives in Alaska or  diolds the last*of land on the point of  Cape Horn, bear the Fuegans through,  the Avatei*. They are ugly craft, but their  crews can shoot them through the water and turn and twist Avith them as  though   they   wcre^ made   of   lightest  .bark.. In them-can1 be* borne'five and  ten warriors at a time, men clad in the  scantiest'of clothing/bare to the -waist  and. showing  musculai   strength   Avon  from tlfevstruggle Avit_ nature for gen-"  eration after-generation in the forbidding hills of their native laud.        f     *  In these rough  barks is" found per-,  petual fire c" Rough stone panniers always contain'beds, of gloAving coal's,  fed from hour to hour, covered at night  and  blown  to  flame  in  the  morning  When  tbe father hands the canoe to  the son. the fire goes with it; aud from  generation   to   generation   these   fires  have been kept alight until Tierra del  Fuego   has" become   knoAvn   as, "The  Land of Fire." *<  The flames can be smothered when a  deed is to be done in the dark, and  ashes can protect the coals, v But when  signaling is to be done or secrecy is to  be, thrust aside, the light flashes out  from these canoes until they become  veritable fireflies of the water.'  No other people would live where  they do. There are settlements along  the^coast where ships can get coal and  supplies and where whalers make their  headquarters. But these are only outposts ,of commerce. None of the inhabitants cares to venture into the  ���������country beyond, and the Fuegans hold  undisputed SAvay in the valleys, covered with forest groAVth. aud in the  mountains,   where   hardy    brush   and  trees vainly try to coA^er the ledges of  * ~ *       *���������  rock.  The winding channel of the strait  'and sometimes the sea itself furnished  them place for range for their craft of  logs. How many of them there are no  Avhite man knows, but when the channel, leaving Sandy point, ends it  southward course and turns to the  nortlnvest. they are found and almost  to the mountains that guard the entrance to the "Pacific their canoe fires  can be seen burning.  THE CZAR'S COURIER.  A Russian Official Who Rlcles Ahead  of tlie Imperial Train.  There is one oflieial in Russia whose  post is not the object tof any general  scramble to occupy and on whose life  it, would be difficult to,obtain a policy  of insurance, says the New York Com-  mericial Advertiser. He is the officer  of police whose duty it is to act as'advance courier when the czar travels by  rail and to ride in adA-anee of the imperial train to see that the track is  clear of'obstructions, torpedoes or other elevating'things in these days of anarchist plots. The courier stands a  fine chance of being.blo\A*��������� up. shot at.  mobbed or otherwise maltreated every  THY  FACE.  lfcy face is always near to me-.  Though thou an far away;  It is a beacon bright and fair  To cheer me on my way.  It is a star to guide me through  This busy world of pain,       '  (A beacon bright to rest with me  Until we meet again,  v.  The ���������vision "bnngetll me fond, hopes  Of better days in store;  It whispers of a time to come   ������������������  When we shall part no more.        f  Then rest with me, oh, vision bright I  n   My only hope thou art;        t  My only joy, my only grief, <  Is when we are apart.  r  Thy face, ah, 'me, 'tis always near;  'Tis never fiom my sight;  It haunts me through, each long, long day  And Alls my dreams at night.  And jet it is a source of j'oy,  It is my ho.ut's great wealth,  And only would I lo\e it for  , '  The -vision's o\vn dear self.       ,  ., *        i���������R.', Lejoindro.,  ^���������������������������O������-������-������-������-..0..-������.i-^������.o^-.^...iJ>..^.^.������^  * THE-ROMANCE OF     I  ��������� "THEWHITECTJEL'I  m  +  +  By A, M: Kreeker.  !  HIDING AHEAD OF THE CZAK'S TRAIN-.     <  time1 the. czar makes an excursion.' As  yet. bojvever, he retains, an unp'unctur-  ed epidermis, and so does the czar���������a  natural sequence. Still it is on record  that something like 20 attempts have  been made tc/bloAv^up the czar's train.  ���������In one case a mine was found-to have  been cunningly'laid under the rails at  the terminal point of'a mile long tunnel.'which the0conspirators, had dug  from an obscure point., The officer  whose picture is .printed herewith frus-  " it a ted the plot hud was'complimented  for li"-** viaiianee  .   ^Otlfl Fen.tnres.of French Election*. ������  < There are'some curious features connected Avith French parliamentary elec-<-  tions.'" For instance, no. wall literature  issued  by a candidate* or" his*''friends,  may be printed on' \vhite, paper, white  being the color reserved for official announcements, i In the days ol" the em"-  'pire.    wheii   official   candidates   were  known  in  the land,  the addi esses of  the government's nominees wore printed on white paper, and this no doubt  bad due weight with the more ignorant  voters.   Again, any elector Avhose name  is mentioned in a newspaper can. if he  feel 'himself aggrieved,  call  upon  ihe  editor to publish a reply.   This.  ho\vr-  ever.,-is not confined to elections, but  is a right enjoyed  by  French citizens  under the law of the country.���������London  Mail.  The Pipr In Water.  .Of pigs it is commonly reported that  so queerly fashioned are they that if  they attempt to swim they cut their  throats Avith their fore feet, but this is  only an old wife's fable. Whether wild  or tame, they are all good swimmers,  though, owing to the shortness ot their  legs, they just touch their throats with  their fore feet and beat the water very  high. Many of the islands of the southern tseas are ooav inhabited by wild  pigs, which are the descendants of  those which have swum ashore, sometimes great distances'", from wrecked'  vessels.  lis,   and   partly   burned   bulks   have  been  reported   to   indicate  'ho'w'   they  have met their fate.    Even big steamships  have;-narrowly  escaped  similar  'fortune,-1 for- burning brands have been  |thrown into portholes; while the crews  L'pere asleep, and Avhen the men  have  rushed; to tight the .flames on another  .oart'of the ship wild men of the Avoods  -have appeared and attacked them from  /behind and,' besides loss of property,  i!left death 'and  wounds as a remembrance.. Y ....'".'.'   ./  , Jt i.s the Fuegan Indians who are responsible for these terrors of the only  jCloorway to tlie east pen ding the construction  of  a  Nicaragua   canal.     In  the   bleak  mountains  and   valleys of  Tierra del   Fuego and on  tbe  Islands  that stretch along the west, cut up by  scores of channels, they have lived as  far. back as the memory of the mariner  extends.  It was not so many years ago that  [')'hey were still unacquainted with the  /white men and that the white men  vwere unacquainted with them.   In the  I  A Common  Fallacy.  It is a common fallacy that impure  water becomes sterilized at a temperature of 32 degrees. One of the most  curious facts about bacteria is that,  while- a single ray of sunlight will extinguish the life of innumerable hordes  and while a very moderate Increase in  the temperature around them will have  the same-effect."they are absolutely uninjured by any degree of cold.  Soft.  White���������I understand young Green  lost all thet money his father left him  on the races, and he's now looking for  a job. He won't have so soft a thing  as he has bad.  BroAvn���������Oh, I don't know. He'll have  a soft thiDg as loug as he doesn't lose  his head. u  The Dealer's Idea'.  "That's odd," said Mr. Pitt, who was  reading the paper.  "What's odd?" asked Mr. Penn.  "The demand for coal is said to be  slack."  "That must be what my * dealer  thought."  "How so?" ;  "I ordered coal, but what he sent me  was mostly slack."���������Pittsburg Chron-  icle-Telegranh.  Going to  HeadqaiirterR.  "I see that the Parisians are. going to  wind up the century with a grand French  ball." Y  "I'll bet they'll have to send over to  New York to find out how the real thing  is rua."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Knew the Danger.  "What makes you avoid that girl so,  even if you do not intend to propose to  her?"/ .Y, ;.;���������'."������������������..���������������������������'. ���������.���������"���������.."''���������  "I'm afraid she'll take a notion t.c  make me propose."  Chinese children begin to learn their  A B C's at 3 years old and are expected to learn 1,000 letters in three  months.  A pound of cork w-ill sustain in the  water a man weigh Ing. 154 pounds.  His Clever Ruse.  Mr. Cripps���������Can you induce the cook to  have one of her friends come and take  dinner-with her tonight?  Mrs. Cripps���������The idea! : What for?  Mr. Cripps���������I expect to bring Jones and  Smith home with me, and I'd like to have  a nice dinner, for them. ��������� Philadelphia.  Record.  Chiefly  Ornamental.  Dfe Jones���������Is there a clock in your  church?  Sleepleigh���������Yes, but it isn't of much  ase.   It hasn't any alarm.���������-Smart-Set.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^-������������������^^������������������������������������������������������������#-������-0-*-#-������-������-������-#  ** f    '  Frederic Yale was like Coesar, for he  came, he saw, he conquered, and with this  achievement he did himself credit, 'even  although ;his triumph ^.pertained not���������to  the fartheimost "parts of Gaul, but to a  commonplace boarding.'house,-where he  tarried during his sojourn in Ja certain  inland town. *    * ,       - /  - .This^ boarding,, house was by nature "a  weary  wilderness���������in the" drawing room  overgrown with 'weedy gossip"and at table; under the surveillance of the propri-'  etress,*.revealing barren stretches of. silence.    But from" the moment of Frederic  Yale's , arrival  it all    blossomed  as   the  rose. - Merely   his   presence" Avrouglit* a.  metamorphosis,  for v he sat' at the table  like a1 king and looked as handsome as  Adonis   and  in  manner showed 'himself.  a veritable William-of Orange, caressing^  and familiar, yet civilly dignified.'  He talked, too, delightfully. ��������� Evidently  a man of. wide travel, interestingly and  picturesquely: he interspersed into his  conversation sundry anecdotes and recollections of 'many lands. , A'lthough far  from proving the old fashioned literary  conversationalist in monologue, he evinc-*  cd cozy chattiness with every, one individually. It was sports-with the younger fellows, .business and cigars with the  men,* matinees Avith the young ladies, .  cards and books Jandr neAvs Avith their  mammas, while even Avith the silver hair;  "eddoAvager in the corner it dwelt with  enlivening loquacity uponi. her maladies,'  her'reminiscences and the���������caprices of the1  climate.     ." ". Y's  As a ccrowning luster, however, OA^er  and above all his accomplishments and  graces, tho newcomer atti acted attention-  as a "man of.^secrets. For Avho does not'  find an alluring guest'in the unraveling  of the ominously hinted, unknown bygones intertwined about-the heart-of a  ���������stranger? And of such a stranger!  Frederic Yale Avas mysterious in two  particulars, . principally because of the  perfect whiteness of the abundant hair  curling about his youthful face, while a  poignant subordinate interest attached  to a handsomely gemmed locket, delicately and diminutively feminine in outline,  which dangled from his Avatch guard as a  charm. '    -  Those who had scrutinized the trinket  most carefully reported that one .side  was embossed with a miniature of a  young woman's face, framed in a re-  splendently plumaged hat. But this,  pointing to an affair of the heart, there  were those of the household Avho^ would  fain discredit.  For soft innuendoes were already afloat  of an alliance between Mr. "Yale and an  engaging sylph of the boarding house,  who had whispered to the doAvager her  opinion of him. Her confidant, relishing  the.gentleman's advances upon herself,  had promised her most masterly tactics  in behalf of the girl, who, inexperienced  in matrimonial campaigning, would, certainly never have essayed the subjugation  of so rich an empire as he unless aided  by the counsels of some veteran commando, such as the aged lady.  As women are proverbial romancers, it  goes without saying that the locket and  the snowy curls and the incipient intrigue became pet themes of conversation around the fashion plates and the  embroidery of the household. But with  equal zest wore they discussed in the  smoking room, at the billiard tables,  while among the few juveniles suffered  by the landlady they provoked an excitement which made their poor mother quiver lest in some unguarded moment they  should execute their resolutions of approaching Mr. Yale on the topic. She  told them it might vex him, evoking severe reproofs before "others, although  there lurked within her the suspicion that  he was, after all, too SAveet tempered  ever to become incensed at.small offend-  ' crs- ���������'������������������'���������. '  ������������������ ��������� .   \  Gradually, however, it became apparent that all the house were harboring  similar designs to those of the children  and that all shared on their own account  the mother's expectations of;leniency in  case their queries should pro\*e unAvel-  come to Mr. Yale.  For some days they had hoped that his  general communicativeness respecting his  experiences as a traveler, would lead to  a voluntary disclosure of the mystery;  but, none taking place and the time of  his stay being limited, they determined  to wait no longer upon his pleasure lest  he should some day leave and his secret  go Avith him, they being none the wiser.  So whenever the gentleman Avas absent the others fell to plotting for some  way of ferreting out the mystery, if possible, without laying themselves open to  reproach. The chosen plan proA-ided that  at the close of some dinner a certain  member of the company should begin an  entertaining, exciting and prolonged tale;  that the ladies should nrc>nnso to  wi<-h-  dra\A- to (he reception room to hear its  conclusion: that this story should lead to  a general desiie for each one present to  relate the most' thrilling ad\'enture to  which he or she had ever been a, party;  that the light*- should be snugly lowered  a*- an additional decoy, and that if Yale  did not readily deliver himself of his history divers little tactful.'persuasive hints,  should he throAA'iv out, with a aipw to  coaxing it from him. Then, if at last  they nctthyJ or aggrieved -the gentleman,  they would rely upon his customary good"  humor for a happy issue out of thein-  tribuhttions. , > >  Little need had they, however, for any'  artilices   beyond   the   first, story,   which  'Avas"peiyetrated during a certain dinner'*  final cupfuls of coffee, for at this unpretentious caravansary the coffee appeared)  in continuous "performance.      '    *  No sooner did the hazardous-quality.of*  the first recital's incidents come to light;  than Mr. Yale,' the cynosure of all eyes,  ���������assumed an aspect of signal and miser-,  able,abstraction. (  Ah/ he let his fingers  ripple up through his terrible white hair, ���������  and,  eureka,  they   fondled that strange,   '  beautiful little locket!  Only a few impatient minutes later, iri  tho murky glimmer of the dnnving room,*  his laurel crowned listeners were ushered into the presence ofcthe sphinx. -       t ^  It Avas a SAAreetheart affair.   At his first> :  words the sylph's breast' was depleted of  all   hope.     He  said   that  several  yeaqi}  since,   Avhile   trying   to * win   his   chosen ,-  lady, he found his "greatest.barrier in her '"  tAvitting  him'as   a   carpet .knight.     So  when he planned a tour of'Scandinavia  he  offered   to  expose  himself  to 'all  tho '  peril   of  capturing    a    grebe   alongothe  scraggy cliff  of  the  coast and  promised <"'  ���������,her the priceless plumes of the bird.   She-\  admiringly agreed that if he Avould bring   .  her such a royaUy won trophy, she would ..  , give'him a locket  bearing a portrait of  herself,, arrayed ������in  the feathers, a token  '">  of hev, plighted troth.  (.     * '   >' ''  Pursuant to his intentions, he was lowered in the usual Avaj-wover the edge of  t  fthe   NorAvegian   precipice   to 'a Jiest rot  ,*  'grebcsY The  prize Avas seen red.,and he  .was   being J raised   to the Hop   when  the  -rope encircling his body* loosened.   After  varied dangers he landed upon the sum-'  mit. to find his raven black hair turned.  milk.Avhite.    The horror of that unutterf  able moment was branded upon'him forever not only on his'external* person,, but  -also on his< mind. u Never could he recall-. -  it,   said  he,   without  overpowering emotion.     ' \ **      ' ' '      ' ' '���������  Adding only that be had achieved' his/*  aim, .which was worth all, Mr. Yale left1-",  the room. 'The "audience, with a suggestion" ofvguilt: within   their   hearts,  gave  ear in indescribable silence to his ascent  of,rthe*"*staircase' and 'entrance'  intcY/his,1-'  room. -While stilbunder the charm of his  narrative they, sat'Avhen,'perhaps'a������half "  ./hour later, his-door reopened,' for'him-to  'pass put with a letter/which he Avas seen    '���������  ,to post\befoie returning to his-chamber.   ;-_-  ��������� -' The letter read thus:       '       \r ~   ij; -  Lucie,   eanssima  mia,   can   keep' it no  longer.  Shall T tell the end or t*.ie betjfnning first ?. *Yon "  can'11know ^oon enough.    Would  have written a  part'of it the night I arrived here-had  I know-  how it would come out.    If only you knew what  due catastiophc  befell your lockless and*on that  luckless true love as he ^boarded  the train which  took him away from jou!                           \           k  Starting- late for the station.  I bustled  through  the streets rather  friskily,  theieby' probably. un-    _'  settling my wig, so when 1 tried to pass from my  seat in the car out to the smoker, while we were    0  swinging by at full speed and the wind was blowing high, it pioved too much for those false haira  of mine.  The wig whiffed off'to the forty thousand corners of the earth, leaving my bald pale an punbus-  naturalibus! Covering it and my humiliation,  with my handkerchief. I sat in shame > until we  pulled up at this mieioscopic community, where-  fresh calamities chased me on that my dies ir,������.  Only one coiffeur in town and but one wig in his-  stock���������a white one!  IJovtcer, until another could reach me from. ,  home I made capital out of my afflictions to drive-  dull care away dm ing my sepaiation from you.  I,laid a echnme which did not go a-gley for becoming an object of interest to my boarding house-(,i  and somewhat of a talker and for posing as a  globe trotter. This evening came my delicious  opportunity (the people were mad with curiosity  and made it) for spinning a scandalous''yarn about  the turning of my sable tresses into white I   .  Foigive, if it needs forgiveness, my bringing <  you even into.that nonsense, for you are ever io  my thought, and gladly would I let my hairs be- >.  ' come white or any hue of the rainbow in jeopardizing life for'you. Or, which might please jou  t better, rejoicingly would 1 grow some capillary  oigjnisms of my own.  Tell  me   what you think of  the escapade and  believe and cherish always your fiiend, "*  '   ' Fbhx  ���������Chicago Tribune.  ,'"*���������  t  ���������^  /  -���������   ,   .   r<T^  r.  , -.(������' >2'  .,--���������-, -v ,;  ,i'  ^j i?.''"t,.l>  - si  ,- >*���������.''  *_  t <���������        Uin  -*  \**k>fr?  ' t,  ' ''"iVn^  -. .',*,;.-./  J.  ������ ! V  ���������*  >  ���������f1 5rT4  ^   ^iA"  '   o  l\* l ** ' v  '< 'i  ,"*    <���������-  ',-  ���������������������������>.~-,\  <,i'K  Y -"*"'  -        N?    t"  *M  * _:t  ������.  "  <-' ' '4   >  7    \-  K'z}\:-k  *& *-  */Y~v  *  ���������  S   "...  ���������������~*"-.  ..r-'    .?-  ������������������*���������**  ���������j ,  ��������� /"/  -��������� >.     <���������������  <- ?K?  / t">.  - i.-w  - ft.   0 $vJx  "Politeness  Pays."  Some feAV weeks ago a noted minister  AA*ent to one of the local railroad stations  to meet a friend. Upon entering the station and looking aiouud he saw an elegantly dressed woman, who apparently  was about to boaid a train.  Sho was carrying a number of parcels  in her arms and, besides, had with her  three or four children that with great  difficulty she was trying to help along.  The clergyman approached the lady aud  offered hi,s assistance. Avhich she accepted. aftet-Avard thanking him very graciously for the kindness. The train moved out of sight, and he went ou bis way  thinking of the endless opportunities  one has for doing good, when, all at ouco  he discovered that he was carrying a  beautiful silk umbrella with pearl and  gold trimmings.    ; ' -     "  Since that time the reverend gentleman  has very little to say on the subject of  "Courtesy, to Strangers." ��������� Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  Still  lir tli���������������  Violent  Stage.  .Mrs Seldom -Holme-- Ves. it's frightful*  to see 'Ihc.v luilil tbe thieves and burglars  have become. .!-understand your !< sliand  is mourning the loss of'a fine gold watch  some fellow stole from birn yesterday.  Mrs. GofiiMjiient��������� -.\n. he, b-isn't reached the Miuurhing s!:i-.:e yet. lie's still  swearing.���������Chicago Tiibiuie.  Hnd   P;ii<I   Fop  It.  "There goes a rn.-in with a .very interesting .history," said tl.c rierk in the book  store. !  "You don't say'/" 'inquired the customer,     "flow do yen  Know?"  "I just sold it to b:m."���������Philadelphia  Press. li r  If .  i  h   i   <  i  f  Is   '��������� -  It      :<   '  I  '*  |Y  li  li  I'  V   '  It  .T-bJi UUM.bi^vLA\l> *NKWg.  Issueu "Every   Weanesd&y.  W.  B. ANUKKbOS,   ,    ,     -       "       EDITOH  JiEIilHF   Fl/^i) COiLLE CTIOJtfS.  Summary ot collections to  date.  =      Proceeds ol Prof. Payne's  "*Tn'e wi.ixi..'." -   ��������� ������'��������� ^ws l,v ������PeU to AX  Wh . vwi. to n^'.*   ihoiem vieAVS on  man--  J  Winle wo do .,   t h /.u uurselvea  respou-i-  i,le f..r tno .ace, * oeb ot eonesyoudeuts, Ave  iebe,.������   tn, r.gh,    of   declining   to   insert  omumnu-ci ��������� ,ic-e^aniy Mfi������.naUy.  Wis-DNi-SDAY,,    JUNE  12, 1901.  SPRA./ING APPLES.  For Tvro Serloiw Pests, tlie Scnb, and  Codling   Motb.  Two serious eueinies of the apple  crowing industry ���������are the apple scab  and the codling moth.   These in turn  ^^^ri.^" ���������"B������.������ I ^leo������R.StraDg^oems. ,    ......  ���������years npo estimated that GO per cent of ��������� i ', jn addition, the   following ' am-  ''ill losses from disease and ins^sto      ' ���������       .  Entertainment $    72,00  " i ���������  Messrs.   Hicks and   Biggs  on acct. subscription. .. 194 50  Salvation Army, Van. .<. . 27->-0  Donations��������� ;  City of Rossland '' < 100.00  City of Nelson...' <��������� 250.Q0  Ci ty of .Westminster..,. 150.00  Mrs.'Seaton, Vancouver. 4.00  Subscriptions��������� I  Karnloops i. J0.Q0  Rev. J.    X.   Willimer  on account...,, , 86.50  ' Geo. Hetherbell, Hornby 18.00  -   T.'H. Piercy, Denmari, . 46.00  s1* o  A,rMcKnight,on acct.. .    121.50'  Mayor of Vancouver.. .-- <\245.25  '   Geo/McLaughlin, U. B,   100.00  ,6.'50  r  r  I  ���������1  ' v.  j>4evens -  ^jc^tosr,'?  t   F;rsce Only $.10.OG.'  'Mo.dc in all tho standard cali- i  } ers both Rim and CenitA* Fire, j  "Weight about 7 po*un<'U" Stand-1  fvrcl barrel for rim fire carl ridges, j  f I inches. For center-tiro carti-j  j 3 Idgcs, 26 inches. r !  *     If these rifles are not carried'in stock ?  ijl /.your dealer, send price and Ave will  lid it to you express prepaid. ���������  Send stamp for catalog describing com-  j'ete line and containing valuable in-  U.rmation to shooters  &������=  h   1?%^      v.?     .  &  P    fe"������i           es^-  The J. S  6 p. 0. Box   >(���������"  Stevens Arms and Tool Go.  0 CHIC0PEE FALLS/ MASS.  2MDJE9. 'AMP, PE'Efl-gataSIS,' j  ���������MeMltLAN' FUR .&" WOOL" CO.  EXPORTERS AN a IMPORTERS. '     ������-  200-212 First Ave, North, Hwj^us, W?^.' '   , '���������' ]  f^l^-.-'Vm *o*- Cay* t^s^aa*' a-wi'Seo ^a/rJs*** *<fi'*o pov**^  .  nil  ���������������i" *������������������������   ��������� -   -i   ^  the apple growers, of llliuols was due  tcapple scab fungus." In oi'^cr sections  it is a common'so^jroi' of large, losses.  It attacks first Abe leaves and afterward the yGifts fruit, causing it to  drop It develops when moisture is  abundant, during the early months of  the season.Yiud'luw uunperatures are  Ubimllv prpvalonj "t snoh; tluicp.  ^he folio wing Nummary of* points to  lie remembered,in spw'.ugjnp-ple -troeR  f:-.->.iat������ a-tl co(ila)K 9moth h������a lnvn.  given by the Illinois station asfthe re-  pi:It cf "uiucla experience and pbserya-  tioii: . ' ' '    " ,  Tlie earlv Bpraylnsj with copper sun-  "nhnio on t'be dormant' wood is not ah  jwava advisai)U>. since the application  O j  oants .have  been   paid (in to  the  ' !>ahk of Commerce, Nanaimo:  Subscription,-Free Erees'. .$ 214.30 ,  Donnlions��������� * -  City of Kamloops     150.00  Bank of Commerce     200.00  'Messrs.-Hisks & Riggs, sub-  'soriptimlist ���������'.-* - 64 00  M. Manson, Union Bay'.'. .  , 196 50  "'Slocan Miners' Union.. ..   ' .24 00  Nicholas May, Shop!and. . '      5 00  City of Sandon., ���������.������������������.,   &0 00  City of Kaslo....':.. 100 00  City of Cumberland. .<-... .  ^250 00���������  Mr! McPh'ee's st*(b. list       4T 00  K. of P. Cumberland,.',:..,   .25,00 -  i ~ *2 ��������� , -  Sir. Qucnncll, Nanaimo ...    10 00  Rev. YfcC. Dodds'^sub', list ' 180 50  uth Rfg.Vjn.Jiand Concert .  6o 0<1  i  Homer   s.reet ] Methodist,  .    Church, Vancouver. ... 8 00  .L-iclysmiti) Wharf Hands. 5l'00  OMizons of Fernie  710 00  Delta Municipal 'Counoil.. 50 0i)  Colonist Subscription List. 1085 00  Strang's poems  ,    3 50  Miss -Bertram's Concert .. 122 50  F. Child's sub. list  51 00  J. B. Holmes' sub list.... 9 50  "Dot" penormance, Cum-.  berland _   99 55  * hn���������ieniiT mix-     Subscriber         4 85  A third application of'*ot��������������� ������������      Nanaimo miners, &c, con-  tu re and pans green sho aid oe maut iu 1A7P. Ofl  Sht or ten days-after the blossoms tnbutions     -���������������������������".    LA"  eu - -         ��������� ���������     Bal, of McKnight's col.. . .$    94 50  Col. at Colliery Office     774 25  J Graham, Denman  10.  HC Lucas       2.") 00  Rev Wm Hicks        4 2 50  J McPhee        ?c* 50  Meth. Church Cantata       75 00  Revelstoke Concert       49 00  McLean's'sale of   Strang's  poem������. *         2 75  Colonist cheque        5 00  Mayor of New West       60 50  18 50  f.1        WE   WANT YOUR,  !cJoJ).priiftii>g.|  l\ SATMACTORXffi  nion Brewery.  '       r\        '     THE BEST      .'���������'��������� ��������� ���������'���������  ���������ppEsh LagEP Beer !N the province  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  ���������(   r       ���������> i   ���������  /������ ,i nf ^ nn.will be naid for information  leading to conviction  Q  t^i^^teAs^y  ^gB  belonging  to  to, comj>a^  HENRY REIFEL,   31anayer.  ^,   r  f  ASSESSMENT ACT AND<PROVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX'  <.    *        Oomox District. ,���������  j|^BW;& :E0-:  Wholesale   \Wine.  and', Liquor    Merchants  ���������. - ''Y'- ���������JSIAN-AlMa-'B'.C':-''  ������������������������������������������������������A  *  .���������������������������' I  I������  ���������-' J  :*��������� T OTICE is hereby ^iven. in  aecoidaoce"  \l     with tne   Statutes,    that  Provincial  ^ ���������-i _ilt        x         1^.  *..i-l        nn/liiiF  t)1rcct. import  ,'" '      '   of Whyte and McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Wh.sky,  .    ' v\     jas. Watson & Co., Dundee, Glenlivet. ,      -   ." *  R. McNishYSr Co., Glasgow,'Dr. Special.' -'      ;'  ���������t,     - js,     !) i'lu-w.i.t ;nu! J..m.ii.*t'Ruiii,  ( vi'mess' Stout and H;iss' Ale.  , .   ,  Y re.icn-Coyn.ics in the very best qiialitje',;.  ���������i ,     v    l'r.n/.SheiiyvUiaieis, ������ic., Eu*.  ALWA'V;YOK   UAiNl)���������A 'Cnrl-.ad of..1 '  ^   -v-^  i                 J     [  \i t 1  i   ,*���������   ���������* w  ���������> * ^ t  v-"������   *���������  Ji'-i  j  ��������� ������,  *^  ���������" -K'-4  ���������'    v         ���������  *   *        *\  i_     * *"u  - '   Y -   i'J  .,i ���������fr-rv'c*]  -Hiram   Weiker^ a;&on>: R.ye.v'wfc-sk'ief^^i;  BPnA-vW*! AN'D uxsrr.AVEp.  mnst often be made \vu������-d the proma  Is so soft as to Liakei the injury (lone bv  trampling greater than any bejielit re;  ccived from the f>i)i*ay. >  The first nuplu-atiou of the combined  Bolutions of bouleaux mUtnre ami par-  is greou. made just before the newer  buds open. is. with respect to the apple  scab fungus, the most important spray  of the season.  The second, application of bordeaux  mixture and paris green, made immediately after the blossoms fall. is. with  respect to the codling moth, the most  important, yet 'is of great value, toe.  (or the apple scab fungus.  A third application of bordeaux mix  .venue Tax, and  all   taxe*  levied   under  ,  . ������ Aaseasuienr, 'Act, are  no-flf due   for  the  j  >.*������ 1901^' 'Ah thf above named taxes col    I  ipitu'iiuinitniu the Comox District are  pay, COBB- I  '..Lie at my ������'lhcs. at  the CHirc Howe Ifrm-  j      ��������� , _. ..      _ ., -,  !. rUnd.���������  Assessed taxes  are colleqtible  at  i   -=:==��������� --   -;-���������""(" -    -   ,t "'.'',>       -,,.'_...' , ., '-}  l p following rateB, viz:��������� .���������'���������<���������        ' ' -'   ivr-n^t    PEKCELI-I. Nurse,     >loua '        .        .r   , p'llj ������*������'������������������'��������� ������������������������'������ ���������������  r D tr" ",   'j  U pud onVbefore Jno- 30th   1901:-. M*f -  ^^       .    f; , ,     ^       }   ^pffiai^-* ^^M0.vWv^  Tht-e.-tiftha ot one   per   eeut.   ou  real      (>v���������niiin .* vti ^ ashing a c. ir        B      , ,        i-.^n ,   . ,. o,  ���������      ,       t       - v.-;^  have fallen and in many instances another after a period of two weeks.  The figures show specimens of the  best apples from trees treated as, fo -  lows: No. 1. sprayed with copper sulphate and *three applications of, por-  Seaux mixture: No. 2. two applications  of Bordeaux mixture, before and after  blossoms appeared;  No. 3. unsprayed.  Untitled   or   Grnfted?  So far as I nave ever tried pr seen  cmers try both budded and grafted ap-  ������!(- trees. 1 know oi no material difference m favor of either. There are too  many millions of toot gmfioil trees in  euccusM'ul bearing to warrant ^p Btate-  I R      , fi    k    Nanaimo  ment that  th>>y are not good.    1 he ar-  ,  x^uy ,  ment that  tu������y are noi Ko������^.    *r --    ,        - ���������.,-���������������  eiuuent has bi-ju ad\auecd that m the  j  RxessrS. Hicks & Riggs  ] central and  western   stfttes  there  are  20 00  Total. .  Since paid in  very many of tho young trees vs Uich  have been propagatcU by grafting that  are now failing while yet quite, young.  This is true, and it is from, climatic  (  causes Ti't-y boar earlier and much ��������� Total to J une 1st. .  more heavily than in the east.. Budded  trees are doing tin1 same and. show  equal signs of early death or failure I  nil at this time in western Washington  and have just been in Idaho arid Oregon where these conditions prevail,  and* know from observation, on the  ci-ound and 1 have often seen the same  el������. where, affirms D*c- Van Deman in  Rural New Yorker.  . ...$81.39.35  ...  $1.82245  ....  9,96180  J. B. Bennett,  Secretary.  TO THE rHAF.  i -operty. , ,  ;  '. vo   -ad   oue-half   per   cent   on   ahse^aed |  value of wild laud.  (i ie-halt-of one per cent,   on   peyaonal pro^  l  , perty. ���������    -  "i  pon ^uch excess <if u come��������� \  ������ LASS  A On one thoueai.d dollars aad not  :  "excee'dh'g ien thousand  dollars,   one   per' i  cent.'-'up  to five   tliousai.d   dollars,   and  two per <'eut. on the remaindfi:  ( LASS B Oit ien thousand dollar . and not  'exceeding t- euty   thousand   dollars,' one  and one-half per oenl. up t.. ten thousamd  dollars, and wo and ,>nehalf percent, on  th" remainder ; *     *' -  /(.,t,ASS C ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  uoc exceed me forty thtnuai-d dollars, two .    ���������  .    aud one-half per cent up u>cweiny thous-  and dollais, and three   per  cent,  on  the  remainder :  ( lass D.���������Oa all others in excess   of  forty  tcouoand dollars, thVee per   cent,    up   to  forty thonsai d   dollars,    and   three   and  one-half per cent   on the rema*mdt������r.  I ** paid on or after 1st July, 3901:���������  ^our fifths of one per cent. or. real property,  /hree per cent,   on  the   asstbstu   value   of  wild land. ,  ���������Jhree-quariers of one per cent, on pereonal  propeity.  ��������� >n so much of the income of any person   as  exceeds one thousand dollars,   in  accord-  ance with   the  following  classifications;  upon  such  excess   the   rates    shall   be,  ' 'lass" A ^-Ou one thousand dollars, and not  " exceeding ten thousand dollars, one and  one-half per ceut. upfto five thousand  do lars, ai-d two and one-half per cent,  on the remainder :  Ulabr B ���������Oa ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dol ars, two  per cent, up to ten thousand dollars, and  three per cent, on tbe remainder :  Olass O.-Ou twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars,  three per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per cent,  on the remainder i       - *���������        _f; .  Glass D.���������On all others in excess   pf  forty  thousand dollars, thr e and   one-half  per  cent, up to forty,. thousand - dollars,   and  four per cent on the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax   $3 per capita.  JOHN BA1B.IV  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., Uth January, i-g1-^  First Street, Cuinhfrland, B, C.  I  j r  -Or.  JL    k  1 [(Extensa p)  LO'JB FO.R SALE. -   '  Apply to,  mi5i������3        '       UVl.-NUNNS.  Sportsmen!  -  BEFOIiE BUYING  A Gun,  RiPlE,  Ammunition  Or anytliing in the  Snorting Line  CALL AND  SEE  O.H^FFUUINEH,  Cf Cumberland.  Pie Con S *ve  You   Money   on all  Pvirchases.  Gloire de "Lorraine Begonia.  Beconia <"Jloire de Lorraine and Its  varieties have come rapidly to the front  during the past throe or four years and  luay now be found in excellent condition in many parts of the country. The  system of leaf propagation .is equally  c's' successful as cuttings. These are  irenei-ally struck in cocoa net hber refuse    where- this   medium   is   used   for  A rich lady cured of, her Deafness and Noises in tbe Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drum?, gave $10,.000. to his Institute, so thajt deaf people^ unable to  procure the,Ear Drums may have  them free Address' No. 14517,  ���������The     Nicho,SQ.n     Institute,     7B0;  S'iSriST'SSt ITSW ItS��������� , Eighth Aven������e, New York,   U.S.A.,  tion    As a basket plant Gloire de Loi- j .  nine la excellent.    WbetUer tbe white | ��������� ���������������  ������������S.'3���������������S^V^dP^ "r S \      KOK SALK-1 good work hov.e, _  Jy.-esen.v. 6 years old-��������� A Urquhart,Courtney     trict  PROVINCIAL  SECRETARY'S  OFFICE.  26th. Ma,r^h, 19.01,   ,  HIS HONOUR the Lieutenant-  Governor   in   Council   has   been  pleased to make, the, following  appointment :.r-  Henry P. Collis, of the City- of  Cumberland,, Esquire, to be Official  Administrator for that portion of  County of Nanaimo comprised  within tbe Comox   Electoral   Pis-  HOME DROWN  :���������'.'.;.   Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,  Roses,  Shrubs,������������������ Vines, Seeds,'  Bulbs, Hedge Plants.  Extra choi. e st ck of .Hga'chY Apricot,  Plum., Chei-r> and Prune Trees N(ew  importation of-first-class Khoclorlei.cliT.ns,  Roses, Clematis, Bay Tiees, etc 8r.y-no  to choose from. No agents or commission to pav. Orders dug in one day, you  can get M the next boat. No fumigating  norinspection charges. Ii carry "a. complete line-of bee supplies.  Greenhouse    plants,     seeds,   agricultural   implements...    etc    Largest    and  most  complete  stock in   the   Province;  S*end for- catalogue. ���������'-���������;'  M. J. HENRY  VANCOUVER, B. C.  \yHITE LABOR  ONWY  i ...,lj t*"V.-- ,'. A>'-7-^ t" J  VICTOETA COMOX   HOUTE. "  Taking'Effect Tuesday,   Oct.   16tBfc  ,      , 1900.  S. S "City of N.an������tmo,"..  Sails from   Victoria Txvsdny>' T  a.m. for Nanaimo and Way p.>Tts..  Sails from Nanaimo', M'edncs-*'  day 7 n: m., for Union Wharf*  Comox -and Way ports.  Sails fn-m   Comox    and  Union,  Wharf, Thvirsd y 8 a. m.   for   Nanaimo am! -Way ports.  Sails* from .Nanaimo, Friday 4������ J  a.m. for Comox and Union   Wharf  direct.  Pat1? fr'-m   Comox   and    Union    ij  Wharf,Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaima*  direct.  Sails from   Nanaimo,. Saturday f1  6 P.m. for Victoria and Way ports  TOB Freight 'tic*kots   and State.  ro->m A*pply ori &oardv  10       APP GEO. L. COURTNET,  Traflice Manage  Black Diamoni Snrsfery  QUARTBR WAY,WeHin^torfeRoad  HUTGHIHtii7! ��������� PERRI.  20,000 Fruit Trees to choose from.  Large Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Skxubs and EvergaeensJ  Siaall Fruits  in   Great  Variety.  A  Orders   by   mail   promptly-  **"  tended to. MW' ...'  si2tc "?��������� O. BOX, 190.  70 ACRES of timothy and cloyer ||  pasture, the beet in B. C, plenty of  fine water; cows $1;   horses $2 per  head per month.    Bring your (-"-took  Address, S. H.. Fokd, Sandwick, ������aim*a^as������jgCTMea*r:rjBrarggmjMa^  ������U-:������gfaa^N.J������JasU������Ktf^*<������&3������^^  ^fff^ffyyl1^TWIPC'^^^^fffT^.srTyT"tTr^llt���������g W***"* rt.^wa���������������flM.My^.^,..i'asxft^n^Ji^.^^ -iTr-n���������affle-t if ^amJnn^maiAfvttii h~m*m *,<a:Mata���������������cttwi,!;t.HfcWM-������to���������v,,*tfa.,4>)k>|  <tf  l-RFORATION Cf Till  ���������Y of CM  1?B 1" .'.  ���������^PROVIDE for  the  ea;jv  ciosirn  li retail or wholesale shops., "tTiret,, o  Rehouses    in' which   th*   lnl.owin  Ids'are offered for sale within the Cii>  lumberland.  Groceries   Ur\   Goou*-  Kts and  Shoes,    Clothing   Me.i's   <���������*,  ['s, Furnishings, -.Hardware,    H������>Ub������  (nishings, Stoves, Flour and Feed.  Whereas au application in writing ha.-  In received by the Council or Hie Corv  Uibn   of  the   City   of   Cmnbe-rlarx  fled by more than three -!ou;t|is  of th-  jpiers of'shop's   within   the   n.unici  ly belonging'to the'classes  ol   reia.'  Wholesale Grocers aud dealers  in Ui ���������  Ids,' Boots and Shoes, Clothing. Men\-  Boys'* Furnishings," Hiid5iaro,   Hou-1  Inishings, Stoves, Flout fand' Feed, (( 1  learlv closing of the same   a->' heieii.-r  Ir determined.^ ,  ^nd whereas under,the "Shops   Rc^i -  ins Act,, 1900,"   the ,-Council   ol th<  fporation of the City ot Cumbeiland i^  powered upon'receiving    ano app.ica  so signed to pass the by law in man  [hereinafter, appearing ,     Y  JWfore,   .the . Municipal   Council  o'  I'Corporation of the Cii\    oi< Cumbei  1 ������������������ "* *    '  pi enacts as follows:    -      -,'��������� -  From and after the is't'day. of r\yy.  Ki, all shops, stores   or warehouses 0"  I class or classes of Grocei les  or de.i  in Dry "Goods," Boots- and   .sBo--;- '  ithing,  Men's and Bo\s>   Fiiini-������hi'n������  Ives,Flour and'Feed   within   the M>. '  jipality of the City of Cumberland slinl  land each,of them shall   be' and-- u-  In closed on each and every1 d.i\\ b\ ���������-  [eirsfx (6) of theclork in the   e\enm���������  hach day and   rive ^Lof.ihc clock 11  J forenoon ot ihii "iitxi   following   da\  Ih the   following exieptioii-: On   Sat-  I'ay"* and.during tne !aiir MMcen    (16)  's in the months ot DecemU't and also  ^da'ys. immediately picceding the ' fol  ing d.iv-"., nanveh : -, New- Year-,   Day''  Wi Fiidav, the 24 h ot   May, - iJomin v  I >a> ,* Laboi Ua>,  and - Th'anksgivint'  .,        ,   '"'   , >���������* * ' 1 ������ ���������.  I#V������ ���������        ' r ^~  I    ' .','���������*-���������,". '        -'      ,1    - '   1  Kn.l tVe'sHid'clnssiorClasses,of shops^  lire"*-, o/Y01 ehoL'se^o'.retail or 'whole  \v Cro< ones 01 dcaieis in    Dry Goods,  |ii������ib andSboes,   Clothing;. Men's anr]  F,uinishinys>,*   Hardware,   House  jrnisliiiij-s,' Stoves',   Flour* and    bti-d  I4I   he and remain closed   ft ont  eleven  l^ of the clock in   the   evenmy   of the  T  [y-> heiembetore meimone.1 as excepted  hue y: Saturd'i\������, tin* week davs dur-  L'.the last r6 day-- in' tne month of l)e-  ['nberYind the dYs 'immediaielv pie-  eding the fnlicn ing days; New Yeai-  |iy, Good Friday, the 24 h o( Miv Do-  Imion Day, Labor Day and Thntik-s-  Iving Day until live (5) of the clock in  |fe' forenoon of the following day.        K  This by-law shall take effect   on the  It dav of Apul 1901,  J 3. Any perst>n found guilty of any inaction of any of the provisions of this  V-Uw shall" be liable upon conv ction  lierefore to a fine not more than fifty  Miliars, and   not   less    than   twents-five  lllars with the co^t of prosecution   am'  default of pavment 01 sufficient dis-  li'ss therefor to imprisonment for a per-  'i'l not exceeding twenty one days.  4. This by-law may for all purposes be  lited as   the general merchants   "Early  llosing By-law, 1901 "  T Read the 1st time 18th March 1901.  ,^Read the 2nd time 19th March 1901.  Read the 3rd time 32nd March 1901.  A Reconsidered,   adopted     and    finally  leased by the Council this  25th   day   of  "/larch 1901.  Jas. A. Cart hew,  Mayor.  ,aurenceW. N unns,  Citv Clerk.  \  Genuine extract of vanilla is soft  '>id mild. 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'������V'    -^  Patents taken through Munn ii Co. reueiTO^ ', ,\'* , t  epecial notico in the      t    -    ** -- =��������� ^   <������������������*"   ,; ' -, ' -n  ���������   v.    1 i.  >' * < rv\\  - n I  ^1 Have, Taken  0n QiTice  Jn,the Nash -   Building,;  > Dunsmuir Avenue', -  Cumberland.  * ^ a nd< a a j agent, forY.be f-dlowiug  Veii.ible    insurance    couipanies:  Tl.e RoyaY Lon'don *and -Ban    .  ,    ca.'hije and Norwich  Unioti.  ,t,im   piepared to   accept  risks* a  current   rates.    1 ain   also ageut  fir'lie Standerd L'fe  insurance  Con.pany oi -Eduduirgli and tbe  ^ Ocean Ace.den' Comp'any of Eng-  ��������� land.    Please   call   aiul   investi  gate beioie insuring 111 any other  Company.  JAMES ABRAMS.  Notice.  SCIENTIFlO AMERICAN,  * 1 **. "*  * ~, > >-  Y'"'  f:Y   *?'  >^?.        L  Y<     t _'Jvil[  -     ���������'  Yr UL'\  i  ���������������*  '  j,  -.- .i.  ooocioooooo ooooooudo  O  '  "tf  J  Riding on locomotives and* rail  way cars  of   the   Union'  Colliery  Company by any   person -or   per  sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited.t   Employees   are   subject t j dij-missal for allowing same  By order  Francis D. Little  Manager.  I am   prepared   to     O  furnish Stylish Rigs      q^  and do Teaming at     C  reasonable rates;   *      q  gD.  KILPATRICK,,   g  o Cumberland q  o 00000000000000000^  o  o  o  c  o  c  Flies of any Pattern Tied to Order..  DONE AT' REASONABLE RATES.  r ,*���������>-.-v ~- t������������w^.i* .���������A*>-**y*.S������? ** w*5SriJ  ������r"~'  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal.  French Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE. GHOST   |   Appear./*  t. In London  OF {   Tower ,  i��������� Before  QUEEN   I   Death of  I   British  MARY      j   Monarch  The gliost of Mary, queen of Scots,  walked in tbe somber Tower, of London on Christmas eve. There, where  many have been imprisoned and led  thence to death, a burly guard on  Christmas eve, midnight, heard .soft  footsteps and the- low\ sound of'woman's wailing. r <  ' Mary, queen of Scots, so they say,  Mary of the sorry story, has' always  ��������� ���������walked on the Christmas eve before  the monarch died.      , ,  On second thoughts the guard laughed at himself for ihis foolishnessl What  ���������were 'spooks to him? he queried.  Naught but a fancy to have birth in  (Tito  GHOST OF MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS.  i#     <idle  minds,  to be prated  of by  idle  tongues. ' Some one was putting up a  i &   joke on hirn.������' He would.hunt bim out.  \   So ho climbed the long stair tlights.  !' No one was to be seen.  '       "Oho!   So you think.you'll hide, do  you?"  he  queried  in  a fierce'.rumble  that might have struck terror to the  heart of any practical joker.  "I'll teach  you to hide."   And thereupon he com-  * menccd a  search,  that  began   in  the  ���������    highest point of the Tower and did not  end until its bottom was reached,  lie found no' one.  There could be no mistake about it.  ^ No  living  person  could * be , above in  that Tower and have passed him on the  .���������way down without his seeing.  When the whilom ruddy old guard  was through, his search, his cheeks were  as white as those of a frightened maid  - and his hand shook like the hand of  one.  Since the time of Elizabeth, persecu-  ��������� <* tor or rightful avenger of Mary Stuart, whichever she may have been, the  ghost has been reported to make itself  heard on each' Christmas eve before the  death of the reigning monarch. Perhaps this was an old wives' tale.  ' And" yet, do you remember when the  guard's story was given forth? On the  day following the occurrence, when the  public at large still believed "Victoria  Regina to be in the fullness of her  powers, people who read it said: "Nonsense, the queen lives and shall live.  This is the tale of a foolish fellow, who  babbles nonsense."  Within the month all Christendom  was watching at her bedside and saw  her pass away.  It was then that some stopped to reflect upon what the guard had said.  It was the same way, they remembered, when Elizabeth died.   The 24th of  the preceding December was the first  ,      time that the ghost had  made itself  known.    -  It was heard then by two watchers;  bo the story goes.   It walked half the  Y night through, and it wailed.most horribly.   The men clung to one another  in terror and knew not what it meant.  Once it spoke, so one of them said,  but the other, denied it. "Elizabeth  shall die; she who beheld me captive,"  were her Words.  At any rate, Elizabeth died within.  - the year.  It was the same way when James I  died. Walkings and wailings were  heard, and in March he surrendered  "the'throne which he had held.  Then came < Charles I. There were  political troubles; he was overthrown.  He finally stirred up a fresh civil war  and a Scottish invasion in 164S, and  bis death followed. He was beheaded  on a scaffold outside the windows of  (Whitehall and there ended his story.  The Christmas eve before his execution a woman passing the Tower of  London,   hurrying   home   late  in   the  night, for she was alone and timid,  heard a long sad cry from the,top of  the Towex*. - She,, could see no light,  and when she inquired nest day she  learned that no one had been known to  be in the Tower the preceding night.  All'entrances were closed.'Maurauders  had not ,been noticed in that eastern  end of the city.  "Nor did it sound like maurauders,"  affirmed the woman. "Sure it sounded more like the voice of one that is  dead and gone'. It was far off like, and  yet near, and it had the sound of a  great trouble that there is no reme-  dyinof."   ���������  So the tale was told time and again  just before the death of each succeeding sovereign. The second, Charles  and James passed away, arid William  and; Mary in their turns and Queen  Anne in hers. The four Georges^ followed in succession and William IV  and always came' the warning.  It, has been the loudest and most  terrifying when the death was violent.  Victoria, 'loving'r sovereign, long and  .peaceful of reign, 'Avas so gently warned that only one>within the Tower, so  the guard says, could have heard the.  sounds. There was infinite sadness in  them, but no terror. "  "Or there would have been nbr terror  if they, had come in the day," he adds.  "It was fearsome like' in the night.  One alius fears more when it happens  than on the day afterward when one  thinks it over. It don't seem now to  be anything to run for, but I did want  to run when I heard it, that's true  enough." ���������        ," ��������� ( '    - -  Ghost or no ghost, Victoria'died.  WOLF KILLER  OF WYOMING  Fierce'Beasts D'is&ppe&riog Before Tijeir  Relentless  '   r  .  Hurrjar? Poe.  ' CONCENTRATE  YOUR  FORCES."     '  Sorrow  Nai)oIeo:i'!j -IdealFc:\U(ie  In  ' Toxir'l*'j.si;!css Affairs.  This wac Napoleon's brief statement of  the ail of war:      , , -    |  "The art of war consists in'having always more forces than the enemy on the  point where the enemy is attacked or  where he attacks." . ' ' * .  L Napoleon 'won victories apparently as  easily with an inferior as with a superior  force���������that is' to'-say. Napoleon with a  hundred , thousand men was perfectly  readj to .irieet another general ,with 200.-  000 men or 500,000 men. lie simply took  cave tliat his men should'be more numerous and better placed at the point of actual decisive struggle.  .Don't   think   that   Napoleon's  view  of*  success in  battle applies only to-cm per-,  orS'Oiv'generals or military men.    Life is  a battle,  and successful strategy  in one  kind of fighting means successful strate-;  gy'in another. -' ,  Napoleon, beginning his career as,' an  ambitious, cautious young soldier, representing a republican' nation intOD.-.e!y  jealous of military glory, knew that he  must not expect too great support from  home���������that he must win or perish.      t  1 Very often he .could not equal his adversaries in numbers, but always he managed to surpass them in numbers at tho  particular point where the hard fighting  'occurred.  "To march always on the enemy at an  angle and destroy his forces in -detail."  Such was his successful plan. On one  occasion throe armies marched against  him. They took different routes, stationed themselves in what they considered to be superb strategic positions. Tho  army was almost three times as great a4?  his own. Ho attacked one-third of this  foolish force and destroyed it* while tho  other two-thirds looked helplessly on.  lie attacked the second third and won  the day. He could not have heal en the  three-thirds had they combined ihei:-  lorces at every fighting point as he combined his.  '"What has that to do with the agent  trying to sell a let of goods? What h-is  thi't to do with the unemployed .man looking for a job?"  Ef you ask one of these two questions,  we can answer easily. Every mail who a*"-  proaches another with an object airacU*;  him on some one point. lie need not b..-  in all ways the equal of the man whom  ho approaches. "Lot him simply be betle;*  Prepared on the point of attack. If he  wants work from the other man, let hir.i  be prepared to show chat he can do thu  work and that the other man needs to  have it done.  If ho wants to sell merchandise, let  him be thoroughly piepa'red to prove that  his goods are the bt'bt and that they n;e  .enlly needed.  If the man who wants to win on a certain point will concentiate all his forces  on Unit point, he can carry the day. Borrow Napoleon's idea. Learn to concentrate your forces.  j. A "Word of dioournpronicritf.  Great things have resulted from a  word of encouragement. Down in the  bottom 'of her heart Nathaniel Hawthorne's wife may have felt a bit discouraged when her husband came home,  all sad and depressed, after having received word that he had lost his position in the custom house. He did not  then know where to tiuh for new employment and said so. But his wife bade  him cheer up and write. ' When the disheartened man told her he could not afford to labor with financial results uncertain, she showed him the little store  of gold that she had put by and told him  to sit down and write the book he had  been talking.of wanting to write. And  not long after that the world had "The  Scarlet Letter," which it still prizes.���������  Exchange.  Observe tlie Explanation.  Ethel���������Ob, Emily, I had 'such  dreadful accident the other day.  broke two of ray front teeth!  Emily���������How  painful!     How   did  happen?  Ethel (thoughtlessly)���������They fell off  the sideboard, and I accidentally trod  on them.���������Pick-Me-Up.  Cattle growers of the west for'years  have viewed with alarm the increasing  numbers of wolves and coyotes which  have caused great loss in lambs and  calves, especially in Colorado and Wyoming. Poisou has proved unsuccessful  in lighting the pest. ' -   '  In Wyoming, however, the wolf finds  at least one'insatiable enemy���������a man  whose hunt,for pelts is never ceasing.'  J. A. Melntyre, or "Rattlesnake Jack,"  as he is generally and��������� prefers to be  known, is one of the most unique and  familiar figures "in the valley of the  Little Laramie. As his sobriquet- implies, he was ,6nce a destroyer of the,  venomous diamond backed rattler, but  he has some years .since abandoned  that occupation and gone into wolf  catching. From the crawling thing to  the four , footed pest was a step forward' in the career of this peculiar  westerner, since' both the gratitude and  the gold of, the ranchman go out to  the wolf killer, and Jack has found  himself daily growing richer in popularity and purse. '      ���������    >-  In the last five years Jack has cleaned out, the country about Sheridan and  Casper so well that he was compelled  to move.- Laramie is now the center of  his territory, and he' is 'now making  preparations'to'plunge into the "spring  ' running." ���������.      ', ., t   ��������� L  One of * JackJs" proudest exploits was  iherrecent trapping of an old she wolf  which had, for several seasons been the  terror of ranch 49, about l20i miles, from  ; Laramie. She, was a monster beast.  easily', capable of bringing 'down a' full  grown steer- and with nostrils that  scented .danger from afar. Though her  visits were" as regular as the sun. her  cunning kept her from all. harm until  Jack came.  > An ordinary No. 4 steel trap baited  with.a peculiar scent proved her undoing. This scent,is one of the secrets of  Jack's art.  , ' ' '  Jack also boasts of the ownership of  a pair,of the, finest greyhounds in. the  Tlie Athen.Jr:rj  n*  The   Athenian*   iIjis.-   .... '  round arid, whenever the \.i.. .',  permit, in the open'air     As .us* :��������� .-.-  season advances the_dinner iiour i-- .-   >  later and later until in  August���������'.���������::'.'! <-'  10 becomes the common thing. . Fain-*,  going to  the'theater after that"     \ c:  the open air performances are liberally  patronized, arid they do not begin.'ul,  course, until after dinner.'  The legend  "Curtain   rises   promptly   at  9"  7s   a  snare and a'delusion, as many a .foreigner has found,  to  his extreme- annoyance.       '       / '   '"  The out of door dining and the sky  roofed theaters are so topically Greek  that they servo tts'a link between modern and classical times.' The old Greek,  as everybody knows, was an outdoor  man, his house serving- as ' little' more  than a sleeping, place and storeroom.  The.Atheriian of today dines iu a garden, on his terrace or in a park. If he  is too poor to possess any of these accessories, he sets his table upon the  sidewalk. * Many of the cheap restaurants appropriate the walks for dining  rooms. | One is often compelled Tvhen  taking an evening stroll' to dodge in  ,and out among dozens of, tables covered with reasonably cleaii linen and  lighted by means 'of caudles, whose  flames are protected from the wind by  means of glass^glohes.���������Scribncr's.  ' YOU'RE  IT.  HIGH   TEMPERATURES.  ������������������   If you're soi-p to the corn,  .    "* With aching l-nnos. und husky lows.  ���������   When'you spcaL. iind'you'ro woc'ik  Iji tliu kncL'i, a nil >ou"snoozc - >  And often cough1 your he.'id near ott.  And you note.that.your throat    .  Feels quite raw, and joui-'juw   ,  <  '       Peels'as if you'd got a'biff,      s ' ,  -.jAnd dull pains \c\ your L>rairf->, ' ,    "  1������ Then you've'caught it; you,have got it J  '  <    *> "       It's the gripl        ' t-     ���������  If you Tcel the heat steal .        ,  O'er j&ur frame like a'finme ,  '   v   ��������� Till you burn and you yearn " ' '  For chunks of ice at any price,  Then like a flash the shivcis dash  ,' From head to tect, a chill coinpleto,  And you shake, and you quake,  ��������� ���������And there's ile&iio for a file -  ���������And something iiouiight on the spot  '  I'o quickly drink, and you think  r Right there and then you'll ne'er be 'tvaraa  as-iin,"       - <    ,  ,    rhen,you've caught it; you have got it;  It's the g-vipl /.   '.  r I *  ,.  It's in the air, it's everywhere:  Tne rniciobe of the giip is on anothervtiip,  , And up and1 down, through \iil the,town,  "rMy night and 'day it seeks its prey,"  *      \nd  it's; the   fad,  if you <ale tad,'or evej  ��������� '   ''      /mad, . ���������' '    -  "'   Or if you sneeze or cough or' wheeic-, '  -!*���������     Or feel too warm, or. chills alarm,*t <  To wear a look of giiin disniay and hoarsely*  , .   say:      '      .    - .       .   -   <;  "I've caught it; I've got.it;" , '  ��������� It's ihi- gTipiy ,-(  t     '* *   *���������l'jttsbuig Ohronicle-Tflegraph.  Temperance.  ,Br.~E. E. Hale "declares    that    his"  church alone could care for all    the  t, needy families  of Boston whose poverty is not caused by drink. *  ..Joseph. Gook, .known to the public  by his Boston Monday lectures, and  to whom a large Albany . audience  was last Sabbath permitted to listen as he discoursed on "New Defences of the.Lord's Day," in a recent lecture (thus concisely stated  his objections to Prof. Atwater's  statements: "First, I consider the  vagaries. They have as many , sides  as a rolling pin. . He advances, retreats and hedges. He has no definition for food and, he does not cover  the whole case. His statements are  'limited in scope and he acknowledges  that he has not studied'the effect of  alcohol upon the nervous or circulatory organ's. That is like 'Hamlet*  with Hamlet left out.  west. A ride behind these gentle dogs���������  for in their veins runs the best blood of  England's greatest coursers���������is sport  worthy of any man. There may be  those who would scoff at the idea of a  greyhound killing in open combat a  wolf or even a coyote, but let them  keep their opinion from Jack.  A pair of dogs such as Jack owns,  with courage and bone and muscle,  find a coyote little better than a plaything, and many are the records of a  single greyhound killing a sound and  vigorous gray wolf in fair combat.  Casper Nell and Laramie Bill have  earned for Jack many an honest dollar-  and won for him countless trophies.  Let the skulking wolf, skirting the  browsing herds with ravenous eyes,  searching for the unhappily abandoned  calf or the stray Iamb, beware tof Jack  and his scented trap and of Casper  Nell and Laramie Bill.  Lawyers Are Not Gentlemen.  While ex-Justice Bookstaver was  on the Supreme Court bench he had  as special officer or attendant a  punctilious old German, who always  stood guard at the door leading to  the -justice's private chambers when  the justice was within. One "day a  prominent lawyer and two of his  clients called and asked if the justice   would receive  them.  The officer threw open the door and  called out loudly to the justice:   ."  "Shudge! Two shentlemans and &  lawyer vants to speak mit you."  The three gentlemen laughed.'  "Vor vhat you laff,  eh?"  "Don't you count me a gentleman?"  asked the lawyer.  "Ach, yoa're a lawyer only; dat's  '*iifrpren+."���������New York Mo'l.  The Deepest Tunnel,  A tunnel 25 miles long, reaching a  depth of 1,800 feet below sea level, is"  planned between Vaqueros Bay, Spain,  and Tangier, in Africa. It would be  the deepest in the world.  Not Exactly That Bad.  Mrs. Malaprop���������I saw some of them  Eyetalian emigrant women just landed  from the ship today. Such funny looking things!  Mrs. Brown���������Dressed in their natural  .costume, I suppose?  Mrs. Malaprop���������I guess. Anyhow, it  was the most eccentrical garbage I ever  saw.  JERSEY JOTTINGS.  Truthful to the last, a New; Jersey man  who committed suicide left a note saying  that he did it with "his own free will and  a cord."���������St. Louis Star.     ;  With a Paterson man a grandfather at  38 and a Trenton woman cutting teeth  at S3 New Jersey hopes that she'will'be  given credit for other things than mosquitoes.���������New York World.  A man in New Jersey had a habit of always carrying pins in his mouth, a habit  on which local bets were made; The other day he died of the practice. It is better to remain in dignified obscurity than  to seek notoriety by such pitiful means.  Yet many men and women otherwise  possessed of sound sense, cultivate such  queer traits simply to be talked about.  Noblesse Oblige.  "What are you staring at, Nellie?"  "Oh, please, ma'am, with your hair like  that and your diamonds, you do look so  like Lady Plantagenet Gingham that I  was own maid to! Are you any relation,  ma'am?"  "No���������at least, no noar relation. But  you can have that pink silk shirt waist  of mine, Nellie."���������Life.  Heat   Prodocedlii  Electric* Furnace-  , Xi'aits Most Rcfractoi'7 Swlistanee.  ' tThe following description of a'labora-  tory-   furnace   for    high   temperature  wor.k is taken,from an article by Professor Edward llenouf in,The Popular'.  Science Monthly:  XIoissan"s������electric furnace is a block ������������������'  of quicklime a little longer'and .wider   '  than a page of this magazine and about  three inches thick. A rectangular cavity  is   cut   on' the   upper  surface   of  this  block. A similar block forms the cover.  ,  In opposite grooves; between, the top'  and bottom pieces.'are placed the car-"  bc-ns,   such  as   are   used   in ��������� ordinary .  light's.   The arc plays across the cavity,V  in such a manner that the substance.to  be heated'is not brought into the arc itself,'which is vaporized carbon,-but below it.    The cavity thus represents a',  tiny   reverberatt/iy ' furnace.,,   The-'arc  heats the roof "and sides to an intense^,  heat,   which   is   radiated, on ���������tho open\  disk or closed crucible or tube contain- ,.  iug the substance heated.  ',.,   '     ,  This is the-simplest form of laboratory   furnace.     Various" modifications  are used,  but in/all the size "is small  ���������  and the,arrangement simple.      (   '     . ;Y-  ���������   Lime and magnesia are the best ma- '  tenuis ' tor   its   construction,   because   ,  thoy are at the same time the most, re- .,  .frastory substances available andyarey..-  fpopr  conductors  of  heat. , A\furnace    <���������  JLop one and a half inches thick "may-be";,  heated'by so powerful an'"arc that the", ���������,  melted quicklime drips from'tlie inner  surface,   while 'the/outer   surf rice   isY  scarcely warm to  the band.    Moissan  has utilized- intlje,se littlo furnaces cur- ���������*  rents of electricity-of varied strength,'  the "lowest* being that given by, a four'  horsepower -dynamo,  the highest that-  generated by a 800 horsepower.   tThe'v  highest * temperatures 'obtained ��������� were  about  2,500 degrees centigrade-,(G,300  degrees  F.),  with  the beat-constantly  increasing.   The limit to the( obtainable ,  temperature���������as far as the experiment.'  tal evidence showed-p-was merely the'-  lack  of any. known  substance refrac-'  tory" enough to boar the heat, for at the'1  temperature mentioned quicklime'and  magnesia"not ouly melt, but are chang- ,<  ed into gases, so that the.'furnace was  (illod with the������vapdr of its own.mate-"  rial..,"    ,t   '     l    r,-Y  Y," V*-'"'''" V������.  ' The effect of tho heat pn;"single\sub- * *  stances is very iiuerostingV '.Keiractory.  .metals, such ,as iron, manganese! ura-  'nium. platinum, molt rapidly and then -������������������  ���������become1 gaseous;, the  most refractory  lion metallic    elements,"-".silicon,    boron  and carbon, are changed into the gas>-  eous form.    At tlu\temperaturc of 034  degrees   centigrade   water   begins5 to  break  down   into  its components,  by"  drogon   arid  oxygen;  at  2.000  degrees  centigrade (-1,500 F.) the decomposition  is  complete.     In .other* words,   water  vapor   cannot   exist   at "temperatures  above 2,500 degrees, but the hydrogen  and oxygen exist in the'free state.  Astronomers telb us that refractory  elements like iron,,silicon and carbon,'  perhaps dissociated into simpler substances, are present as vapor in the atmosphere 'of the sun and that many  others of our well known elements, including hydrogen, are also present in  this glowing atmosphere, while tbe  boat of the suu's surface and that of  the hotter stars is vastly higher than ,  that of the electric furnace.  "' /\  ' <1  That  Peacock TJiroiie.  Among the varied treasures of, the  shah perhaps the peacock throne ought  to be , accorded premier place. Tbe  frame is entirely of silver, and above it  the gleams of silver melt into molten  gold. It is incrusted from end to end  and from top to bottom with diamonds.  The rug on which the shah reposes is  edged with amethysts, and the pillow  on which ho reclines his imperial head  is fringed with pearls. Some travelers.  Burton among them, have estimated  the value of the peacock throne at $25,-  000,000.'  China's Population.  No man knows the exact population  of the Chinese empire, but it is believed to consist of between 400.000.000  and 500,000.000 persons. If a census  were taken by compelling the Celestials to move past the enumerators in  single file three feet apart at the rate  of four miles an hour, the process  would consume about 8'jears'."37 days,  G hours, 43 minutes and 38 and a fraction seconds, 'allowing 'two days^ for  leap years.   *  Shark Eating Shark of Klnsale.  The other morning when the fishermen from ���������< Kinsale were hauling their  nets they fouud an enormous blue  shark entangled, measuring 10 feet 3  inches long and having three rows of  formidable teeth. On dissection its  stomach was found to contain three  blue sharks each four feet long. One  was partly .digested, another was cut'  in two, and the third was swallowed  wholeT  ������������������ 1  Tired of  His  Knightly   Visits.  Young De Bore (hunting for something  to say)���������1 wish I had lived in the knight*  ly days of old.  Weary   Beauty���������So  do  I.  I pm������h.ii.,.iii������..hi i ,������.m, ;ii..n,,nlTrn-'*iw>*if,nii  gp���������P- -^-^ ,,...m������,,~.^':.M,^.1i*.M������j~,^j.^tw^^������aaa^  |ig|i*'*H'"'*'!l!!BB'^^  i irrnr^r*"*'-'' 1  '   /  qf  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  MANUFACTURERS, LlFii  A Statement Exhibiting: Progress, StablJ-  , i *    -        ���������-  r ,v   '     ,     ity, and. Success.  ' It is always' a" pleasure to be able  to, review the'financial statement of  one of our, Canadian institutions, es-  u .pecially when-that statement exhib-  its progress, - stability and success.  The annual report*of the Manufacturers Life, published in this issue, is  one 'which  shows  sucli unmistakable  ������������������ ' signs   of  careful  management,     co'm-  .bined -with* a spirit of progress, that,  'j   policy- holders in  it are to  be ' congratulated,  and ��������� those proposing   -to  i   insure, in it need "no-additional guar-  ,t # an tee that their interests will _ be well  I -  protected. ,  , .'   In a year in which competition was  very keenr the company receivedl ap-"  ��������� plications for  insurances    amounting,  to over ������3,000,000, and issued poli-  ."' cies for $2,679,705. The applica-  ,   ���������tions rejected'by, the company as not  coming up to its medical standard  <   -was "the large " proportion    of    over  10 per cent of ���������the ,application re-  Y ceived/ . The total volume of ,busi-  <��������� ncss now on the'lcompany's .books is  '] over/ $15,000,000,-, while 'the cash in-  come from'- premiums, and interest,  ik lias .increased from'������296,4.68 in .'.894  Vto $666'717 in 1900: During ��������� the  !; yearT.the company disbursed' to'4policyholders, i for, endowments, dtvi-  .   dends, *< surrendered      policies,     ,und  B*  Evidently the Day of Miracles  r '        in Not Yet Over.  STRONG TOWNSHIP SENSATION  .    . m  town at all.   He has sat-nightY and  ^death-claims,-.the* substantial sum of   da.v/n his chair, unable,to moye or  V*127;665, added-to  the', reserve "fund Lw������"Va step for months.   The vpain  The Restoration to Health of Wm.  Doeg Who Had Not Left His Room  inYears.;���������Rheumatism of the Worst  Kind Completely Cured.  ��������� , i        , <���������  (Sunbridge Echo.)        <   s  ^The Echo has taken the trouble to'  investigate the circumstances and can  vouch for the 'truth ���������pf the following'  interesting story in its every partic-^  ular. .   ' '        "  Almost everyone in this ' neighborhood knows Mr. Wm. Doeg.' In 1878  Mr. Doeg moved from the Township  of Osprey, in G-rey County, to'lot 19  in the thirteenth concession of "Strong  Tojwnship/ He'has since made' many  friends, and,all who know Kim speak  of him in the highest terms.  ��������� Some time, after he came to. this  part he was* stricken with rheumatism. ; It gradually.grew worse and  worse,-till- for the' last four years' he  ���������has-been a confirmed invalid, and as  a consequence has not been seen  A ,bore is a man who has nothing  to say and insists upon saying it.  The Hub.  "This." said the Boston cousin proudly.' "is tlie Hub." - '      ,  ,   Tlie Chicago cousin sized up the zigzag  5tiL't;t!������ and smiled.                        <  "���������'That   may   b<\   tint' it   certainly , has  crooked,spokes!"���������Chicago News.,  ..There never was, and never will be, a  universal panacea, in one remedy, for all ills  /to.,which flush is heir���������the very nature of  many curatives being such that were the  germs pf other and differently stated diseases rooted'm the system of the patient���������  what would relieve one ill in turn would aggravate 'the other. 'We havej however, in  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sound,  unadulterated 6tate, a remedy for many and  grievous ills. By its gradual and judicious  use the frailest systems are led into convalescence and strength by the influence which  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping spirits of those with  whom a chronic state of morbid despondency and lack of interest in life is a disease,  and, by tranquihzing the nerves, disposes to  ���������sound and "refreshing sleep���������imparts vigor  to ,the action of the blood, which, being  stimulated, courses throughout the veins,  strengthening the hea.thy animal functions  of_, the system, thereby l making activity a  necessary 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 marketT All druggists sell it.  for  the'���������v security.    iof-' policy  ltfjldera,  $328)495,'.'and'.'increased at the same  time* its surplus by ,$67,268.35. ���������  ' ,'/A careful * review *rof the company's  business'for the past six years   was  naade by Pfdf.' Dr.������ James LI ills,     in  Ik '.which he showed that, .while in.;i>V./4  'the'assets of _the comp'anj' amounted  ft' to ������821,321, (they- now' have reached.  [!-' the large/figures of .$2,279,176.      As  ���������//.'an indication of their excellent cliar-  |\ ,*acter/ only some ??500 of ^overdue in-  '    teres! existed  on ���������-'the 31st   I ���������s������>oiaber  ' in respect* of'the whole of'them.' ,The  - expenses for several, years' past' 'have  ,. shown a gradual^    decrease,   and ,. in  I '���������l1900, theYchairman  stated  that " the  , ',' ratio  of-expenses -was  about,, 14 -per  is**" cent, less than it was two years ago.rt  t,-In,'.every-->  important", particular,  as  I'-,-,pointed- out by *Mr. It.' Ii. ^Patterson,  "\it< is YshownYthat} in - the 'past'-'year  znark~ed   advances were 'made   in    all  *-^those^essentials    which tend-toward  ���������Y/the    building^- up  of, a     sound   'and  "healthy "'institution.-* The' cash ��������� 'in-  *'*  come-incz-eased; by, over",$84,000; the  ���������"'���������'*assets  by over  $469,000; 'the ^policy  reserve, by oyer $328,000;< surplus oh  ^policyholders' account*byvovert.S339,-  ei-OOO;   and tlie  insurance in forces by  over'������1,000,000.      These'are     nand-  1   some increases, and* speak '.abundantly .of u the managerial conduct   of-the  company's   affairs by Mr. * J. F.  .Tun-  kim .its managing director.  '      The  important step taken by    the  Manufacturers  and    the     Temperance  and     General,     in    deciding to  unite  their interests,   is   one,   which   will,  undoubtedly,     tend  to     secure     even  greater   economy    in   administration,  and consequently increased benefits to  the'   policyholders,    and,  in   view of  the thorough investigation made   by  the  independent authority  into     the  ���������   affairs of both'* companies,  it is   confidently   believed     that   even   greater  progress  will be made by the     combined  companies in    the*   future has  been made by either institution m tho  past.  u  Pleased 'to Release  Iltm.  ' Harduppe���������-Can  you   spare   me   about  ten minutes of your time?  Gotrox���������Don't you  know that time is  money?  Harduppe���������Then let me have $10, a.nC  you may  keep  the ten minutes.  In tlie Urnvrin*? Room.  Jinks (at a parry)���������I don't see what's  ���������the matter with that pretty woman over  there. She was awfully flirty a little  while ago and now she won't have anything to do with uie.  Stiantrer���������I've just come in. She's my  wife.���������Life.  For 50 Years  mothers have been giving* their  children for croup, coughs and  colds  Shlloh's  f  v :  I V  Cure  Mothers���������haveyou.Smi.oii in  the house at all times ? Do  you know just where you can  find it if you need it quickly-���������-  if your little one is gasping  and choking with croup? If  you haven't it get a bottle.  It will save your child's life.  "Sh'ioh  always   cured   my   baby   of   croupj  coughs and colds.    I would not be without it:''  ,    MRS. ROBINSON, Fort Erie.  Shiloli's Consumption Cure is soldljy all  druggists in Canada unci United States at  25c, 5<Je, S1.00 a bottle. In Great Britain  ������t Is. 3d., Uh. 3d., and 4s. 0d. A printed  guarantee proes with every bottle. If you  are not satisfied f;<> to your druggist aud  got your nioney back.  Write for illustrated book on Consumption. Sent  without cost to you.  S. C. Wells & Co., Toronto.  never left him., It commenced' in. his  back, and the torture-he had to'bear  was terrible. * From^his back it would  sometimes move to other parts of his  body. w;is- knees were fearfully-painful at times. . The truth is, that for  four" long years the poor man did"not  have a single moment's respite from  the rackingt of ^this dreadful, disease.'  Mr. Doeg>  says :      "It    makes,  me  shudder to look -back' upon that aw-,  ful four years.   Even-the thought of,  it  is   "dreadful^   How    I ever'    lived  through it I do    not n know,* but ; -f  thank God that he has  at dast" restored me .to health and'strength with  ("nothing  of: the rheumatism left r but  the memory of it'.''. \  i    < r-.B    ���������'    ^.  Mr. JDoeg-is a changed man. Hale  the niembry of it."- " '     '  ��������� '    ^  and hearty he now enjoys every 'moment of 'his-new..life to the full. ��������� '<">.r  How did the change come about ?"  .��������� This'is* the" question which'Mr.Doug  is most delighted to answer. He-had  .tried the treatment, of several physicians and had used almost every medicine known .as-a -cure 'for rheumatism, but he got no relief., ���������-'   * -   ,r. ���������  "I gave*' thein.^all,'a 'fair,-chance,'  too," said Mr. Doeg' to-The-Echo,  "but nothing seemed able to give me  even temporary relief. I" grew despondent and despaired of ever leaving that dreadful pain behind me.     <.  "One clay I read in a newspaper  the testimonials of some' who said  they had been cured of rheumatism  by Dodd's Kidney Pills. ��������� I hadn't  much faith in anything by this time,  but I sent for one box of the pilis  and commenced. I noticed an' improvement and kept on, and look at  me now."  Mr. Doeg certainly doesn't look  like an invalid now, and, it is hard  for'one who had not seen him in his  sick room to believe that six months  ago he couldn't walk.  "I-Iave you any objection to making and signing a written statement  of the whole thing for publication, in  The Echo ?" was asked Mr. Doeg.   -  "None whatever. I will be glad to  do so, for I want every person suffering as I was with rheumatism to  know that Dodd's Kidney Pills will  cure them, and I do hope that my  statement will be read by all such  unfortunates.  This is Mr. Doeg's written statement :���������  For four years I suffered excruciating torture, during which time I was  scarcely ar hour free from pain. The  trouble commenced in my back,  where it often remained stationary  for months, and so intense i was the  pain that J could not lie down or  take rest, but had to sit night and  day in a chair. The pain would then  remove to other parts of .my body,  and when in my knees I was unable  to walk and confined constantly to  my room. I was treated for rheumatism by several doctors and :\Uo  tried many medicines without receiving any benefit. Almost in despair I  feared I would never again experience the pleasure of being free from  pain.' ������������������ '���������:'-."������������������"���������   ''  Last spring my attention was directed to some remarkable cures of  rheumatism effected by Dodd's Kidney Pi Is, recorded in the -public  prints. I procured a box, and soon  found, that they were doing ine good,  so I, kept on, till now I can say' I  am a new man entirely free from  pain, and have continued so for over  six months, being, able to attend to  isaj puu urxej otn uo s^nnp .^it-up ^cu  strong and able for work.  I verily believe this great change  has been effected by the .use' of Dodd's  Kidney Pills, and I think it my duty  to. make..-this statement public for the  benefit or anyone afflicted as T was.-  Wm. Doeg,  Sunbridge.  This is a plain, unvarnished statement of fact as we have found it,  and every reader of The Echo, especially those who know how bad Mr.  Doeg was, will agree that it' is a case  without parallel in the history of  the community.  A'-little bird on toast ^is-, worth ' a  dozen that fly around _, andJtell tale's.  ���������I"t,        ' -���������'.. .  t,TAT������ of Ohio, City op Toleuo, t>       i  , .- ', :> t-ucas County, ���������> *���������*������������������'  ' Fkank J. Chunky makes oath that he is 'he  senior i>ai-tner of the firm of IV J. Chbxey St  Co., do.rg business in' th* "Citv of Toledo -  County and Stato afoiesaid, and (hat said firm  will pay the ������um ot   uNE , HUNDRED-DOL-  AltS tor each mid everv case of'catarrh tliat  "canm->t be cure iJby the use of HalYj's Oatahuh  LTTUK.       'P     '     '     >- FRANK J. CEENEY.'  Sworn   to Lefoie mc and subscibed in, my  presence, ihis Oth day of December, A. D., Ife8������  V  \     \ -   . A<- W. GL.EA.sON, ������   "* ,  -j seal \ " -   * <~K%lary Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is tak n internally and  ������������ts diiectly on the blood and mi>cons surfaces  of'the fystem.   Sen-mor testimonials,- lice. ���������  _  , .      F.J CHENEY &CU.. Toledo. O  Sold-by Druggists 7j c.'   '        * " T '  Hall s family Pills are the best. - '      .  Methodical punctuation.   ,  Speaking of \V. n. ("Coin"/'Harvey,  a Chicago man said:      - <     '  '  "An amusing incident took place  while Harvey was editor of Coin, a paper which he published in Chicago.  Harvey, in talking to one of his part-  ' ������ers.' took exception  to  the  want of  , punctuation in tlie paper. 'There, isn't  ���������ubugh punctuation,' he complained,  'wmd Coin doesn't look right without it.  'There ought to be a comma once in so  ' often, then' so often-a-colon, and all  the rest. Don't you think so?' he wound  up appealingly. - _      ' t  "'I do, indeed,' heartily replied the  partner, who was not wholly devoid of  humor. 'That's-a great idea of, yours,  Harvey.' If I were "you,' he suggested,  ���������I'd draw up a rule' to that effect.'  '. ,. "Harvey thought it over, and the  thought commended\ itself. The next  day, therefore, a rule reading ".somewhat as follows was pqsted in the office of Coin: 'Hereafter it is the rule of  this office that articles appearing in the  columns of this paper, must be punctuated as'follows: Every 12 words shall  .carry a comma; every" three'' lines a  semicolon; every four lines a colon; every .five lines a^period; exclamation and  question marks may be used as heretofore.   The employees of this paper will  pleaso observe this order." '  WAR HORSES.  'Lt.-Col.   Dent,    Imperial' ' Remount -  Officer for Canada, will visit' Manitoba, and Northwest,  next   month   vto  purchase horses for South Africa. We-  have. decided to sell in; Manitoba or  Northwest,  two  of, the. Stallions,- selected  by him' in England for breed- -  ing Cavalry Horses.   ��������� Write for "particulars, ���������    ' ' /  The Telfer & Climie Co..  i  19 St. Maurice Street,;, Montreal.  Brass Band  ��������� Inatrnin������nt������, Drama, Uniforms, Ktc.  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAVE, A BAND.  Lowest prlcee ever quoted. Fine c������t*lof us  SOU HLustrations*mailed free. Write us for any*  thins; In Music or Musical Instruments.  Wludoy Eoyce * Co.. Tor$&������i;fi������.  r,  - * '  CYCLE  ffi  "All flesh is grass," remarked the  hungry vegetarian as he tackled a  juicy steak. - * ** '     ���������'  , .* ������������������    f  SKEPTICISM. ���������This, ia unhappily am  a^e of skepticism, but rthere -ia one point  upon which persons acquainted with the subject agree, namely, that J>r. Thomae' Eclectric Oil is a medicine which can be'relied  upon to cure a cough; remove' pain, heal  sores of various kinds,*and, benefit any inflamed portion of the body to which it'is  applied.'1       -t.Y" r'  ���������"  *-���������'"     "    -   ���������"-'-'  T-4     -.*   -"���������  NATJRE'S LESSON;  Is there s cloud in the azure aky 'r .'-'>'  That forgets tlie mission it hath on higfcf  '" *" ������*C,.".    Not one.   k     >.      <\ ^   t *" ^  Is-there a star-in^the curtain of night       ' ^ ���������  iliat forgets'to shine-with a radiance bright?  Not one*. . >' . *  la there a bud in field or bower ~  riiat forgats to blossom into a flower?      '"     '  '   Not one. ��������� <-  '* "'. \    t<  o , ' \  Tlie clouds, the stais and flowers bright    '> _  In a beautiful language "-peak forth God's might,  \\ liile we, frail creatures, of J.he dust,  Foigpt, alas, to be even just.  We stand empty handed, while all around  There are lives to biiguten. now bohow bound.  There are deeds which our hands should gladly dr  That would cheer some heait its journey through.  V kind woid here, a good deed there,  Would scatter sweet hidings e\cr\where.  ���������Anna T. UjLkiu.m in Philadelphia Bulletin.  ' ' Evidently Something Soft.-' '' ] \  t "Then 1 made'truck's,do\vn the street.",  said Manchester, couiiuuing -his narration.       ',,*"_��������� *     -      , "'   '   ;        -  '."Was the>ground covered with snow or  mudVp. Biruiiii^h'am interrupted.���������l*itts-  burg Chronicle-TVIefrntph.    \' --  \   '  *���������  v    *       i r      ;  -  --No't'Any P.or Him.    -       ~  - Cholly���������Ole chappie,'why���������.don't -youf  have aj pair of "these" rubber heels put'  on your shoes?   , \-   - , ,  ^.Fweddy���������It'   wouldt   be- tooYmucb  trouble  to  keep  theni   inflated,  dean  boy.���������Chicago Tribune.   '       *���������'' ',*i  ������  '.ys.     A Knil and Kipling:, Medley.-  YMr.'Barrie was'one day afWaterldo  station'in a hurry to catch a'train. He  was   hastening   from    the ��������������� bookstall  laden ,with papers, "a good many six-"  penny ones among-theui." he dolefully'  relates.   when.Yin   rushing, around   a  corner."-he,fell into "the arms of.*-Rud-  ya:d Kipling, equally in a'tearing hurry.    They'turned on each'other with  .scowling faces, then smiled in,recogni-  ���������"tioD'and asked each' other whither he'  ' went.< ���������Then  ' Kipling,     exclaiming.-  /���������Lucky .beggar,   you've, got   papers!"  .seized   the "bundle  from  Barrie.  flung  hiui some'money and made off.    "But  you did not^stoop to pick.up his dirty,  '.halfpence,  did  you?"'Quoted Tone' of  ;Mr:-'Bnrrie's hearers amusedly. "Didn't  *!,*though V" returned Barrie/and added  ( ruefully. "But he hadn't flung.nie half  ' enough."        '  AND   OTHBB&  Send your  ol*  ,, ���������   < -wheels to ns to b������  '       ������ _  "���������'mm.*������   re-enamell������d and  "tone b v exjvrt workmen:  Send for lilt of Mir  ind second hand wheels. , Try,us. ,  ' ANSAE ARMS Jt CYCLE ���������������.  'Crescent" A seats. ' Wlnalpegh  WHEELER Sl WILSON sewing machine!  -"���������-"Rapidity.   Savoi about one day'in three; '  Quiatness and durability w lthout noise or wear.'  General utility.   Best for all kinds of work. -��������� ~  V 243 Portage Are., Winnipeg.       '. '   '���������= c}< ,*,,/,,  .3  ' ->     ~ >     - -    . ^   (*i ^ < ^   i.  ^ '  >,' f YThe Place" to'"Wnah .Him. _*?'' t.-<\  6u one Vccasion^an-M.* P. (of, a- past' >  generation not /noted forr his habits' of,,  personal .tidiness, was visiting a .seaside . ^Y-^Y  place. and one day; while out^na'bbat"    *'��������� V,J'"  wlfh availing party'lie wa's.swept over-'  boa rd. 'but, was happily rescued, t \Vhen v,  the excitement was^over. a'-'.youug'ifelf ^  . iM  - ������������������ "j     I  f������< ,^-t',',ti  ������        r  '-i?  -i-V  1 lil  A ",  'i- - ������  A  RAW YOUNG  LAWYER.  aii  First   Case   Introduced    Him   t������  ,      Contempt oif Court.  Some of the members oi* the bar were  discussing contempt cases because of  a recent notable eveut in the state, aud  one of the little coterie related a personal experience.  "I read law at home and had my examinations throuj-.li a little country  lawyer 'who knew a great deal, but  never had a big case and was notorious  for his ability in abusing justices of  the peace. It may seem a preposterous statement, but 1 had never heard  or thought of such a thing as contempt  of court when 1 had my first professional experience in a common pleas  ���������ourt. No sooner had the opposition  attorney made an objection than the  Judge ruled against me. ������  "1 proceeded to inform him that he  wijs wrong. V hat he knew he was  wrong and thA 1 wished he would quit  his pettifogging. The lawyers in attendance were temporarily petrified;  the venerable judge glared at me over  his glasses, finally smiled in a forgiving sort of way and told me to proceed. Very soon there was another  well taken objection, and again he  ruled against me. This practically took  the props fromr under n'iy case, and I  went at the judge as my instructor had  been accustomed to go "at a justice of  the peace in a back'township.  " 'Your honor,' 1 declaimed, 'is a political accident In the eternal fitness  of. things you should be digging coal  or cleaning out, underbrush. You have  no more sense of justice: than a Zulu  chief of mercy. Thank heaven there is  a higher judicial tribunal in this state  that'- But there I was baited by a  fine of $200 or;'00 days in jail. The  judge took me to' his private room,  whore he learned my story and remitted the fine. To pay $200 at that time  would have pauperized me. 1 now  have quite a reputation for never rubbing the court the  wrong way."  The Size of It.  He���������Women will never be paid is  much for lecturing as men.  She���������Why not?  He���������Because they do too much of it for  nothing.���������Chicago News.  Leutline l>]> to It.   ���������  Bobbs-^Thore 'is somet hing intoxicating about money making.  Dobbs���������i suppose you want me ro ask  you why. and then you'll say something about the mint julep.���������Baltimore  &ni������iric&a.  Gentle  Woman.  .     ���������  She wore her heart- pinned  upon  her  sleeve.  "How extremely  womanly!" cried the  world.  Ah. yes. for. after all. it is .indeed like  a woman to have recourse to pins rather  than serv on a button ���������Detroit Journal.  ddw rushejd down into the cabin, i r,j  :'By , Jove"/' lie   exclaimed.; "we've"  been having such an exciting time on  deck!" " t -.,."/,'  "Whatis It?" asked everybody.,  . "Mr.' Blank was washed overboard."  "I'm glad of it." snapped a fastidious  matron.     < ,-,     .-' _     :    ,v   _ Y      *"���������*  Everybody was horrified.' , -  .     ; - ���������>,  ���������v"Well.-I am." she,explained.'   "Just''  think  of that   man  being  washed'  board."���������Iiohdon' Answers. ^ 't        \\  ~   -1"&-  ���������   "���������*e������--fi,,iJ  ������ ?/>..   ���������'  'fcj-*'   tff  ��������� ! f*"j A'-- ���������*. 'i I  p������5 ^ic.i**!  *- ������ ' / * v"'".'!  ��������� ; rr*������'-i,'S'f5-?.'"|  ,." i> -vs^s*"!  j. ^.-i.jzitm  "    <* /   t  ,,* n'r  <i*rl"' '^'vt  ���������  ^  '.= '   ''������������|  ';'**"'. -j*  Y',;*%l  on >'  t4   I. N.������.  \ a The, Plnce.'For Them. , 4 ,--', V'���������  1 Mc.Iiggcr���������Of- course Noah must' have '-'  -taken bees with him. '*,*''* " ,**-1' 'J' "*-  ���������������* Thingumbob���������Oh. certainly."', r: - : Y*J;  -^ Mr.Iiggpi*-^-.lust think hnxv^ they, must,"  .have stung 'the animals wliile thoy flewr,-  about.'. ,\ -       ,-      *>   7 ,���������>' ������*'.' "' \   -  Thingumbob���������Oh." l'guess Noah,-kept-  thenii-shut up'in t he "'archives.���������Pliiladel--'  phia'Press. ",   "     \Y    "'  '       " > - ���������  MINABD'S LINIMENT HelieFes Ncuralfiii - - *  *Vi������ \r.  Yfa s  -     -j.- rt-rtj-  /* v-*-"rH  r-^i  *���������' -:  '.' *r  A great mind is always a generous  ���������     Vi'*.Vn|  /���������*!  - w<.\  one.  LA ������ T0SCANA," fS^St^SSXi  *������*���������' A  Why is'a homely actress a case  stage fright ?  of  The     blackboard  is  board of education.  the     original  flIINARD'S LINIMENT Cores DanHM.  Bettet   a dinner without meat than  a domestic broil.  Gentlemen���������While driving down a  very steep hill last August my horse  stumbled and fell, cutting himself  fearfully about the head and bodv. I  used MTNARD'S LINIMENT, freely on  him and. in a few days he was as  well as ever.  J. B. A.  BEAUCHEMIN.  Sherbrooke.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns^Etc,  It's a wise cook that knows enough  to leave well enough alone.  He who calls all men fools is right  in at least one instance.  You need not cough all night and disturb  your friends; there is no occasion for you  running the risk of contracting inflammation of the lungs or consumption, while you  can get B'ckle's Anti-CoDSumptive Syrup.  This medicine cures coughs, co'ds, inflammation of the lungs and all throat and cheat -  troubles. It promotes a free and easy expectoration, which .immediately relieves the,  throat and lungs from viscid phlegm.  Query���������Can a pretty woman  plsiin cook. .  be   a  When  fortune  is  on  our side  popularity always bears her company.  MINABD'S LINIMENT for Sale EverTWliere.  The luckiest people in' the world  are those who do not depend upon  good luck. ,������������������.''''���������'������������������  i .It's still a question whether a baby  prefers. to ��������� be rocked or to lie still  and howl.  Ohbontc Derangements of the Stomach,  Lives and Br.oor* are speedi y removed by  the active principle of the ingredients entering, into the composition of Parmelee's Vegetable Pil.'s. These pills act specifically on  the deranaed organs, stimulating lo artion  the dormant energies of the system, .thereby removing disease nnd renewing life and  vitality to the afflicted. In this lies the great  secret of the popularity of Parmelee's Vega-  table pills.  OIL-BURNING ENGINES.  By the end of the year coal will  not be used on any of the locarx'O-  tives in the State of California. , All  the engines are being converted "into  oil burners.  Living- nud Lcurni-nf?.  "I don't see how any one can lose  money in speculation." she remarked  thoughtfully.  "Do you consider it so simple?" he  asked.  "Why. certainly. As I understand It,  all you have to do is to buy when  things are going up and sell when they  are coming down."  "But how are you going to know  which way they are going?" he Inquired.  "Why���������why. I n������ver thought of that,"  she answered. ./'It does make a difference," doesn't It?"���������Chicago Evening  Po������t.   .-.     '���������;  ,'   Y   ..--. ��������� '."   ....  Brit'Not Ortiiiiiie'iiJnl.  The nervous'youug. man backed into  the nearest chair. The fair,girl glared  at him. "You're a bird!" she cried sarcastically. ���������     ".',,���������'  "Why���������er���������what?" he gasped.  :   "You're   on    my    hat!"    she    fairly  screamed.���������Philadelphia Press.  A DINNER PILL,���������Many persons suffer  excruciating agony after partaking of a  hearty dinner. Tho food partaken of is like  a ball of lead upon tho stomach, and instead  of being a healthy nutriment it becomes a  poison to tho S3rstern. Dr. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are -wonderful correctives of  such troubles. They correct acidity,. open  secretions and convert tho food partaken of  into healthy nutriment. They are just the  mediciDe to take it troubled with indigestion  or dyspepsia.  W. N. V. 319.  & hr- ���������  <������������������  ISSUED EVERY WEDNESDAY.  Sufc*c7ijrtioa, $S a y ar, in advance.  ���������fit, s. Bn&erson,jEfcitor.  ������T AAvotti������er������ who want their ad  kftft-ftd,   akould   get   copy in   *>7  12 a.������v **y before issue.  )  -   S-afcaoribere     failing'   to   receive     lW  Sk-ws ngaltflF wffl oonter a favcr by noti  rying the office. a  jit"work Strictly C. O. D.  Trwwieat Ads Cash in Advance.  LOCALS. '  GOVERNMENT     DISTRIBUTION  '     OF STUMPING POWDER.  ���������4^i^U  '*2i4k  ��������� Sunday was decoration day. ,  Summer'tweed suits at Moore's.  Gilhobly stopped the fight.  .-Work is'progiessing satisfactorily  v in No. 6.shaft'.  -'   Yoa can buyua big plug of T.   &  B.at'Leiser's.   ,See!  ���������   Newengines.ioriNo.  4 'are 'due,  'the foundation  are''nearly ready  for the steel monsterY <.  K     Japanese wicker ware at Magnet.  : Light, strong,' and natty.- '",' ' Y  , Our boys'left, Jor Nanaimo on  Tuesday evening "to tiy conclusions  ���������, with the Coal City's ball nine.,  * Council special,meeting. Satur-*  day, bike by-law had-.secohd ' read-  ing.   Decided to call for .tenders for  main ee^er. '    ."  Spirits are complaining of poor  'fishing, that is to say, it is like 'the  Trea'ther, cannot be depended \}pon  ��������� t$������ - <-"   ���������l .     :   -JM.-  '  Some   of   the   Tartar's   officers'  ,came up from Union/wharf <Satur-���������  day; arid explorod the lake in  Mr'  Little's steamlaunch.v ' ; *    . '    >  Rev. Mr Bourne,   of  H.   M,   S.  Amphion, was .successful in   bagging two panther during hi strip up  the lake, but was disappointed in  -his'bear hunt.    He relumed to the  6hip on Saturday.  Strong efforts are being made, to  induce th������ Nanaimo baseball team  ,to visit us on 1st of  July.     Their  playing our boys will be the making of the sports.  ' Constable Thompson last week  apprehended two stragglers from  H.M.S, J Amphion andv saw them  safely aboard. These are the men  who misbehaved on the public read  at Courtenay  one Sunday.  ^Funny isn't 4it? Some time  since, we had occasion to make  mention of a .little incident m  ���������which a young gent, young lady,  and others figured with lots of  sweetness mixed in. Since the  item appeared, we have been assailed by dozens of fair ones asking us if they were the ones meant.  The number of culprits computed  by this system is something like  four hundred and forty 'leven  thousand.    Struck 'em all!  The News welcomes back Mr  T.  R. McLoyy who formerly was foreman in the office. *   Mr Grant goes  to his home on the  banks  of    the  rolling Eraser, to gratify  a   lately  acquired taste for chicken raising���������  at least Mickey   say8   he   is,   and  people   say   he  can beat   George  Washington at the truth, his life's  misfortune being that he never had  a cherry tree to ��������� operate   on,   they  don't grow over New Westminster  way.    If they did, and Mike had a  little   hatchet   to  leather into   it  with,   no   doubt   he   would   beat  George   Washington   all   through  the game, but he .hasn't,  and   now  he is raising the succulent tamale  fruit and waiting for the salmon to  run.   This shows how luck follows  some people.    Well good-bye Mike,  and good luck to you whatever you  jiiay be at.  THE LAST COBJPSE  ' The body of-the last   remaining  victim of No, 6 disaster was brought  to the surface   on'Monday  after-  noon.    It was that of a Chinaman,  and was discovered by the, workmen  who were employed in clearing out ;  the big cave-ih hear the foot of the  shaft.    As may be imagined,   the  remains were iri a bad state ��������� of de1  composition and ' the work  of   re-^  moving and' burying   them   were  most unenviable  jobs. .-'Mr*'Ed-,  wards'' thus finished   his   task' as  undertaker for tlie unfortunates. ,   .  <' i     " t    .  i ���������o��������� ���������  ColumMa, louringf  Y.mscoi  t i 4 r  ENDERBY, B, C.  PERSONAL. |  * Mrs E. Barrett left for Central Park on Friday.     ;     , '   "',,  ,  ' Mr Geo! Ash well of the  Fit Re-'  , form, Victoria, was with lis for a~  w'eek.   ��������� - /   ,   '  Mrs D. Ri McDonald, lately hospital matron, left on Friday on "a  * visit to friends in the East:  HvReifel, of the Union  Brewing  Co., was up for two' days' lasfweek.  Henrv is'always welcome and his  goods are better than ever. . ~"  -. Mrs Langman, relict'of the late  Mr ^Langman, who   at   one time..  , lived in Cumberland, came' up on  Friday . She,will reside in one of  her houses on Maryport Avenue.  Mr Berger is up "fori a time in  Stevenson & Co's. Mr Rickson  leaves us, for which' all 'are truly  sorry. However, Mr Berger may  be able to fill the void.  Mis Raymond came up on a  v:sii Yast week.' ALer a whi^e. we  may be ab'e to keen M.s Raymond  he-e for &oo<J, ihen George uYl  have to follow.  Kev. Mr Hicks and family left  Cumberland Friday, to the regret  of his large congregation, to which  he had, during his long stay in  Cumberland, made himself most  dear. We understand Mr Hicks  will take a vacation from sacred  duties for a time.  Mickey G *?<U and Jim Sie-i'iiei**,  Uo oi the Ni.ws ^*ift. we n to New  Wesimin^er Frday. ri ney bnh  belonged to tne SolYaL'e C no.  President B.u-e.L &aw lo it Ln.^t  Ihev we e fm wauled safely to their  de.^tinaLioii.  .J. Ke-sley has been offeied a position as over i-aa in the A'exan-  dra mine, and left oveiland for  th a tp1 ace Sunday. Jouu is one  of our old standby's and will be  greatly missed as will a1 so Mrs  Kesley. We wish them good luck  in their new home.  Hevrs ������n<*l Kotea.  ��������� In reporting an indicated shortage of  ���������/ nursery stoelr and advising unusual  care in buying, Rural New Yorker  says: "About the greatest liar we have  heard of this year is a local nurseryman- tn Alabama who offers a variety  of grape which will produce 250 pounds  of grapes the' second year from planting! These grapes will keep fresh all;  < winter, and when spring cornea they  turn into fine raisins." r >   ,  American wlnemakers are feeling well  over the Success of their products at  the Paris exposition.',The proportion,  ,of awards was higher than that gained by any other nation ,not even excepting France; and might have been  greater but for a misuse of  French  names which caused sortie brands^ to be  ..adjudged falsely labeled and therefore  not to be considered In the competi-  - tion.        ,  ., ��������� ��������� ,.   ��������� Y   '       _���������   '   ���������  ,' Secretary Hester;'New Orleans Oofr  . ton Exchange, puts-the cotton crop of  1309-1900 at, 9,430,416 bales. & decrease  \of 1,838,424 under 1898-9%    .  , Cotton is once more "kIng.',. according to government statistics'of exports,  which- show for the seven months of -  .this year ending with July, an exportation'greater, dn value than that of'any  'other'singlo'article; for tho month of  August .tlie average "export, price was  -9 7 cents  per pound, ,as against  an  ' average1 of 5.6 cents ��������� during , the yea?  1800 and 5.8 cents In 1805.'   ,    '  -According   to   Ohio   authority,   the  stubblo fields of wheat are full "of Hessian fly in tbecflaxsecd 'state, and the  prospect is*good for an abundant crop,  ot (lies this fall., " ��������� -".  ���������   Tho  present' ia /-the' biggest  hono?'  shipping season evor known In Colo-,  rado.      < ,,;* ^   .    "   * ]   <        ���������     ���������  Very promising reports come from  "some of the orange growing districts  at titArid*.       ' ,  -.<  Farmers desirous of being supplied  with Blasting Powder at cost price for  clearing land can obtain blank forms of  requisiticn from the Secretaries of the  Farmers Institutes :  Henry Hills, Secretary Farmers' Institute, Alberni.-     ' '   , -. ,  J. A..Halliday, Comox, Sandwick.  H. De M Mellin, Cowichan", Somenos.  John Stewart, Nanaimo-Cedar, Starks  Crossing, Nanaimo. *���������������������������-,     .  T- H. Smart,   Motchosm,   Motchosm.  C.' K. King, Victoria;' Cedar Hill.    ,  E. Walter, Islands, Ganges  Harbor.  ,E. A. Brown, Delta, Ladner.  'H. Bose,'Surrey, Surrey Centre.  A. H. P. Matthew, "Langley,, Langely.  Alex. Philip, Richmond, Vancouver.   ���������  ,   A M. Verchere, Mission, Mission City.  G. W. Chadsey, Chilliwack, Chilliwack.  Wm. Green, Kent, Agassiz. '  ' J.M. Webster, Maple Ridsje,Webster's  Corners.,-    > /',,',  John Ball, Matsqui, Abbotsford.  A. H. Grichton,' Oboyoos, Kelowna.  '    W.'P.   Horsley,  Spallumcheen,  Arm-,  -strong.     . >       ' .<     ��������� s   ���������   A' '  '     .     '������  S. M.' McGuire, Salmon Arm���������Salmon  Ai-m.   ���������   ' r'    ' -'     '    ."'     '���������  ' ' J. W. Smith, Kamloops, Kam oops.  "    H.rPercv Hedges,���������Okanagan, Vernon.  "*   ' Department' of Agriculture,   Victoria,  B. C, May 8th, 1901.",     '   '    . t     >  "-/,   ���������.,  -*r ,>  J. R-. ANDERSON,    r  '    / Deputy Minister of Agricultnre.  ,        r 1      .      1 *"���������  -C  ���������; HUNBAB10,1  Tim stir!  WHiATLlTSj  R.P.Rithet&  1   1    < 1 >'  ; ������(LIMITED.)  ' ' '       '    j .' v - -  a  Agents, '-"-Victoriq  70, ACRES of timothy and dove^  pasture, the'best in B. C, pleuty of  "fine water; cows $1; fhorses $2 per  head per month.   Bring your stock  Address, S. H. Ford, ' Sandwick, * L,  la the, SttpremB  ;   Britisi" Golnmbl  r' _J tJ. ��������� ",   f   ������;  In tgi Goods1 'ofW.-.C.' MaJ  ceased Intestate.  FINE  CORPORATION OF-THE,    '  CITY OF 0UIB1RLASD  TIE  - DONE"AT���������  Tlie Jews Office.  NOTICE ishereby given tS  1    <     1*,     \%       *>- -        * ,i 'Wi  ���������an'-'order granted by His' Hong]  rison, dated the 27thxday'of;Mv1  letters  coadministration 1 ,wer(J  me, asadministratrix of all*"anj|  the goods, chatties and s'credi,  above liame'd deceased." Parti  * ' j ������������������ ^      C*_   1  claims against the said'decea^  ^'ques'ted to send'^rtjc"ufars.; c|  'me, duly verified;* on or befoij  day of May,>'901, and  aU'P^  debtedUo the said estate are H  t l     '" ' '    - flj  '. pay'such,indebtedness, to me(-||  MARY PIERCS]  '.   Administr-;!  *"- . .iSandw^l  . Sandwick,'April 17th, igoi.'J  TCK THE DEAF.      .  A rich lady.'cured -of- her "OeaK  ness and Noises in the Head by..  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free Address No, 14517,  The Nicholson Institute, 7S0  Eighth Avenue, New York,  U.S.A.  Genuine extract of vanilla is sotf  and mild. Blue Ribbon vanilla is  the only genuine extract of vanilla  on the market.  Tenders will bo received up to  Monday next, the 17th June, for  extending the main sewer en Dana-  muir Avenue.  Plans and^specificationa can be  seen on' application   to   the   City  Clerk.  ~"~ LAWRENCE W-. -NU NN S,  City Clerk.  t  Cumberland, B. C June 11,1901.  In tne County Gourt of  CMDerland,  .  o  'HOLDEN  IN   CUMBERLAND.  In the matter of the Estates of���������  Davis M. Davis, Mah Bug  Wing, Lam Chong, Sue Lam,  Gang Arb,- Mah Li Yong,  Tsen Tsung. Blah Wing  Chong.  ���������and���������  In the matter of the "Official Ad-,  ministration Act,"  Notice is hereby given that under given orders granted by His  Honor, E. Harrison, dated the 15th  day of May 1901, respectively, I  have been appointed administrator  of the effects of each of the above  named.  All'claims against any of the  said estates duly verified, must be  filed with me not later than the  17th day of June, 1901, and all  persons indebted to any of said  estates, are required to pay such indebtedness forthwith.  HENRY P. COLLIS,  Official Administrator.  Cumberland. May 15th, 1901.  a  ti  it  ti  it  it  2  Foot, s'c' per yard  ��������� f 3      " .8c.     '  4     "     ioc  6      "     ISC- 1  Fencing Wire from 5c. to 5 3"4C- Per|j  Bailing "      " S 3-4C  *3-8 Coil Chain - J #c.  Navvy Wheelbarrows,   $2.59 eaci  ���������A ROYAL PROGRAMME OF���������  ATHLETIC OUTDOOR fiP0Rl|  Baseball game and various btM  usements are being arrangeel fl|  minion Day.  ..   ��������� ON  THE���������  \  FOR SALE���������1 good work horse,  6 years old.���������A Urquhart, Courtney  p������  B


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