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Array -���������������������������������������������  i* 7  -1 n  i   'I     " .. U".  SIXTH  -YEAR1  CUMBERLAND,, B. C.   [Formerly .Union] TUESDAY JUNE 7th., 1898  Weekly ���������, Kwaxxm"  I       For the fchotices.t - meats we are head   quarters.  If you haf e not tried , our nofed sausages,  "- J    bdlQgna and  headcheese,  you should do  so at once.  ' Fresh vegetables, eg-gs, and  ' ���������." butter/ salmon bellies, Mackerel, etc.;  SHIPPING SUPPLIES       '  LATEST BY URE.  '_ ������������������-**  BZlVEOjl\r   LEISER'  i-,*���������,  ir  jygy arrived from'Great Britainfc ^      ' -  /���������   * t'- AJiuge consignment of Dry Goods,.: .U-T  \ ������ , _' And. will be opened, out; this, week.  jTqvyeJs,    Meijs and Boys Svyes^ter^  press Goods,  XI., S. Troops "Landed.1 -  i ** -** - 1  , ' A special frum  Hayti  says American  troops landed  at Aquiendose on the 6ih,  protected by" Adrpiral-~ Sampson's guns,  ' **     / '  the batteries of, the   town   having   first  been silenced. \    T  Cuban "Rainy ^Season,.  Madrid, May 5-^-A dispatch says the  rainy  season has commenced-   in  Cuba  ' and the insurgents do not dare  to attack  Santiago de  Cuba.,   They however have  captured the  toipri  of Santiago de Los  Cabelleros on Jonquin river.  -,  , ��������� *  Victoria News.  ,* * '        , <  Vtctoria,���������Martha Wolff, having been  found guilty of  manslaughter* < was sen-'  tenced to fiv$-years imprisonment. ���������  Joseph Ranetti Tor shooting Jos. Gross  "       ' 11 '   'i      ' "      ^   i ' {'  ��������� received fiye years.,.Williams for steal-,;-  ing $210 from, Henry,   by bijhco, trick,  given seven,years. ,^  '    i And we do not want the Earth with Cumberland and Union, thrown/in, buty*  > j.      i r >,  rwe do   w-aht yo,ur monthly orders for**-        ,'   _jl :  ' ' ..   j   <'   >   ���������^-������������������������ . . ��������� -���������  Groceries, Dry Goods, Bobts;and Shoes,, Glassware,-Tinware*  Hardware, Hats, Caps, Ready-made Clothing, Ladies' Sum-  ' ' ' * -    ' ' % .        '    , '  m������r Vests, tihirttw-aists, and Wrappers, etc:, e*p* ��������� ���������   ,'  -  ii. ,*���������-���������--  ��������� ��������� - /     -    - --  '   , A large stock; of Pickles, Jams, Jellies, Catsups, ���������  '*"'', Pie-fruitV, and Marmalades, just opened up.  -11  . i  '   t       L*  I  ���������5*L\ "  ���������"V.  v>  ; 1  FIVE  LARGE 4lb.;BARS OF SOAP for. $1.00,   ,    Y    '   . ,, ������     Y ,  ��������� >   '���������'       v< *   . .     ' '*   "-   - ��������� , :*'J .    y , .   '," <-.;  '    Y Finest Line:of ToiletfSoaps in Town.' ������������������       > ������.'%  * McPHEE- & MOORED  .,  ',?i<v ^-.sf'/'T  r>- ."T        ^t   V^* I  , Yi-i&^  ,t  1 -: m^i  ������s*i'r  ' t v,.      -Handkerchiefs^  Collars,     '    .   "  j   ' ^'        , -'  v    '  -       '";���������',  Etc., Etc.,   ������tc.  ���������* .      -       ' *��������� .      -^- , . .  SEE- NEXT WEEKS' AD, , ,  tuff  x"������>  a New and Full   Stock of School  ' Supplies, and Stationery.  TAK?  Sarsaparilla  for a good*  Spring Tonic.  It cures  that tired-feeling.   O   Open Sundays^  from 10 to 11 a. rr.  Atfter hayigg  La Grippe  fy a bottle of  Beef Iron Wine.  The best  Strengthening Tonic   O   ?n    Sundays,  from 3 to 5 p. m.  NOTHING BUT THE   BEST   AND   PUitEST   DHTJG3 FOU DISPENSING.  Syrup of Douglas Pine the latest cure for  Coughs and Colds. Scott's Emulsion, Linseed  and Turpentine.  QIDEON HICKS.  A^THUK. WKEEIiER.  w  if  .    The   libel suits "against   Bostock and  Templeman have.'been dismissed, r  Fourth - Bombardment.   "  * ���������   * * * ���������", *;<-~������J" .    i  New York, - June 6r-A- .special  from  , ���������s     ' - ".- '\* K~'      ''    - -  I San Doipingo'says- th,e fourth bombard-.  ' ment of Santiago ?"occuued on  Saturday  with <2o American -warships,  but the fire  '* '      , *  is believed,10,have; been, at such a'dis-*  , tance as to do httle injury.  {1     ^ % ** tT* -���������- -'       *- *-  >/   ' Insurgrent" ^Victories.  '; <*��������� t~<i '.'-/ V *.  t- i,The navv.% depaVtmirnfr &ays>'(Iune 6)'  -v^V-rr*?���������������!���������*- (T.-^-v^ tr? j;^-   ** ^* rV,-----*rf # -   ,\,  tlnt,|he AJdriiiral'iJrepojrisjithe insurgent-*;  5-1^ ^ J-  ������   r * 'y  have swon   several   *vicoiies   over   theF  '<*���������    ,!ja     "������������������;     *** ,  Spanish forces in "-Ca'witc., Fifty offijrers"  ,       q,  1 j^i i���������**, A       t       _ *'  .ind.'8oprmeij, havebe^u'capiuied     *.   ,t!  *Y ,    ' ���������  'r ^      '  ^tnjterioans Protest.; [,   d  "Li������'nd.onv June 6-U. S. Ambassador.-  called on the officials to'day and present-,  ed evidence tbajt tha Spaniaids were  making Canada the base of operations,  and protested, against the continuation  of tlie psactice,t oa the ground that it ������vas  a brtach of neutrality. ���������  Spanish Torpedo Boat Sunk.  Kingston, June 6���������News received heie  to-day confirms, the report of the sinking  of the Spanish  torpedo  boat  Tocino by  U. S.  battleship    Oiegon.     Lt appears  > the Orogon saw a long craft sneaking  ��������� close to the shora heading  towards, the  harbor and signalled her lo turn to which  was not answered;   thereupon the  Oregon opened fire.   A 13-inch " shell struck  the torpedo boat amidship, and she sunk  with all on board.  Condensed  News.  On  M.iy 27th  the Spanish  squadron  was sighted off Madagasca heading  for  the Philippines.    A M-adr\d  dispatch of  6th   says the   Spanish   gunboat Andilla  and a steamer  with  800   head  of cattle  have anhcdat   H-iv.ina.���������Gen.  Blanco  has issued an   order prohibiting   foreign  newspaper  correspondents lrom staying  in Cuba���������It is reported 500 U. S. troops  have landed at  Santa Cabrera  Dole,  a  town in Province of Santiago de  Cuba,  where a junction is expected to be made  with! "insurgents.  The Premiers  Address  ���������-    '      *  "Hon. J. H.  Turner' addressed' a   public *  Weting at Cumberlajid Hall, Thursday eve--  nine.   There was a'good attendance, some  coining up from the Settlement. ,  ' Mayor Mounce presided, and.on the platform with him were Dr/Lawrence'and * Mr.-  Jobn Bryderi,. M. P. P. north' Nanaimo.  Mr/Turner was iu good form,r and   gave   a >  j 1 s   **���������  most lucid and interesting statement of the  condition of- the finances; of   the- Province;.  ��������� "clearly^showipg that our credit ia A( No. 1.  -The railway history of the , Province   was  'gone into and the portion of his' remark* fo.-.^  lating lo'th"eJ Ooast,'Te8linbRailway, aad"the  i   ,      i >     *     *       -> ������ ���������    x   v      . "1  " line trom the  Coast   to  Oaiinica,   elicited  1     i ai      r 'f- *  much apulausie."x The'building of the Tne, to  Tesliniiiake. he���������3^^, would be oi.incalcul-^  able advantage to-this sectionYas uudoubi-  edly it meant that   the, B, & N.  lij-ulway  would he extended up through "vCanqoif er  t ' *"  Island, to connect with the Teslin B^i^fff.,  The Fruit Growers Association,,' Creaajpr-  ies, FarJier's Institutes,, were touched upon  to show the efforts made to protect and iro-v  prove the condition of the Agriculturists.,  Referring to the "Nanaimo Comox Trunk  Road, he announcad it would be completed  in September. He also said that where any  one felt that he had a grievance, or that any  matter relating to public affairs in .the dis-  district was not what it, should beKhe would  be glad if such- person would communicate  tho facts to hin������ when,they .should receive  consideration.  At the conclusioa of his address, a few  remarks were made by Mr. John Bryden relating to his connection with the construction of the Trunk road.  A few qnestions were put and fairly ansr  wered when Dr. Lawrence offered the folr  lowing resolution, duly seconded by Mr.  Eckbtsin  and carried without   a   disenting  TQ TOB \ ELECTORS   OV   ookoic"^'^**1  **" * ' "       T. /-I  ��������� ���������* 1 "���������<  v.*  DISTRICT.  Gentlem^-n:'1 - '"���������'"*>  iw  Since my annoehcement  --' v h'l 1'l\  - at the request, <?*$ a, ou^JbeE of electors of ;v������:^ Y KS*  ��������� the district as,qj^ I|ndependent candidatftV/'f '���������&���������*,  BpriespuWiye ��������� "in the leg islavf^trj! ic4\  * ."   ^ ,        -   v"i'  '���������   -  * i*t-r;|A;V , i*(f  'stances have changed, yihicW>f4Sy)y\  '*' ������,������^;fio������l:������- i.<-''-.:Y'--k:^Y" ("^{'',A  for, youi;   repr;espn,t;a1tiye  -   . * -"���������   *���������  (ture, circumstances  ��������� ���������" f * 1  necessitates a modification of ^my'-bwn  position  ..financial,, and; railway, policy;  in ^hn;j;'Y^;^l  , address here on June 2d.    ���������% fer toKeY\Yc:&  district is concerned,5 Ln.whifA. I amjnter^jr ���������  ���������������'������������������? 1  HE WAS T*^RA\SBEBD,  voice.  ���������'That this meeting tender the Hon. Mr.  Turner and Mr. Bidden a sincere vote of  thanks for their visit to Comox District,  and more especially for their lucid explana-  tion of the Government's policy."  The Premier mo\ ed a vote of, thanks to.  the chairman    Carried.  Want qf space prcv.eatsa more extended  account..        ,':..���������  The British government: has "pur-  Victoria, June 4^authven, ex, cha^d from the ^ g. i20,000.bbls  lest-, was ihra������hed:by-:M-r. Schulfcz "���������'*-  p.o: box^m  yiGtbria,, B.C.  Dealers in Nev/^anfi*. Second-h%nd  Pianos and-Organ?.  BERLIN (Berlin,-OnS.,) MASONSRISH (Toronto; Ont.JJBUSH&.GEOTS (Chicago,  Altkinqls; of Sheet Sy3usicJ*>e-pt in stock.  _...���������' Orders promptly attended to  Qumberland. c^prep5*en^tjy,e;i R.ev..-Wm. Hicks.  1:  prie;  .ai,barrister, <n the post office here,  for abusing him on the platform.  ;lfp BILL ."l^OUNilf.  At tlie as.-izes,   Victoria, the so-  ���������.-���������/���������*!  called ex priest-, corntnitted by the  late Chief Ju^iJee for perjury, was  discbai':ecl, 110 biii..bei.n^- foUiXjii by  the,grai-d jury.  BIRTH  MELLARQ.��������� A'- Union, June 3rd,   to Mr.  and Mrs. Alex. MeUado, a. daughter.  of.flour'for the army.    The  trans-  actipn is significant as showing the  ���������preparation .of the British,for*/a pos  sible erxiergency.v  T.IIE JANE GiBA"*; LOST;  June,-3rd���������News  comes;that the schoo  ner Jape Grajr. from Seattle  sank off the  West Coast of Vancouver Island    Thir-.  fcj'-four- out of;6o  were drowned';,  Twen-.  ty five were pjeked up near  Clayquot In-..  let by a sealing" schooner, after enduring*;.  great hardship..  i ested, he. i?  evidently-  disposed to meet ,. * ; ^,1  its just demands * in a fair spirit.   The'*  Nanaimo-Compx  trunk   road1- is to be* /  completed this season and the large forct  now at work upon, if*, justifies the' belief  that   this will; be done: ' The   old road?  1 r *������  leading out of Cuniberland, and- across^  the Big Meadow, fbrinerfy known as the  Big Swamp, is. tp. r������main; open in defer*,  enncejo the wi-she&ofi the people; and I  am satisfied ill r$aj grounds, which exist  for complaint locally, have arise* from a,  want   of  proper   representationtto  the-.  J government, owing to not having a resi-.  dent member who is necessarily cognig ������-  ant ofthe  condition of. local affairs,    i^  have therefore  concluded after mature^ .  consideraiion   and   consultation-   with*.  friends and supporters^ whq, agpeove 06  my course, to   stand, as  a government  candidate.    This is rendered   the more  easy fiom the open letter ofthe Premier.  in which he says he> wishes the people to,  vote for or against the government, not*t  a-t.   Liberals or   Conservatives^ but, as,  IJntish Columbians.   There  -are-nQ, I}*-*  minion politics involved.    It is simply, a,  questionyof business administration,, and*",  I prefer   to   trust    ProvjnqiaL, afjfair-s. ii^  the hands of Mr, Turner, and*, such- goK  league,s.as he may select to aid^him^thanv  to the un;ried-men, who are^ trying, tos.  turn.him^out tha^t th������y may jjet in..  Ip,making this announcement I desire-  it to be understood that  ItJjs.not lntendt,  to be the tool of anybody,, !^a.t wjll.-so'fair*,-  as I;am,able,_ if elected-,  protect all  local"-;  interests  alike, and.act   according to-.mjf/  own judgement and consciencv,    I������ shallj^  > how^v&ri,   do  my    fighting   within- the***-  government ranks,, aiding- ii-j to   avoid;  mistakes, and so- shape its   course as to  '/ subserve the best; interest^ '���������/ this district  and Province.  On.this  platform I respectfully, sojicit.  11  I  {  your support  Faithfully yours,w  ...ROBERT *^A^RK,NC^,  -m-ari-iiaiia  "���������-���������"'���������-"iiTrri-T  men  ���������HmmnnnBii  *������:^iayg,V'ttfJ,^-f^j'#BWMi.%CTat^.y^^'io^  r-auWjyyyfrff-w,  ! W.-7*m**IB>^'0 WiVZ'.'"  ^^^Bm^Hm^mWmM V4-  ' %  \  ��������� *  <X--V*  ������>*.    >  *      St,rl  A,  :sv  .'V  ���������vrr"*  f  S-ftibscribcts-wha'do not receive their  rcgulurly will please uotiiy u������ at one*.  Apply at the office for advertising rates.  P&1  per  THE NEWS.  CUMBERLAND. B. 0  Odd Notions.  t    Faith, can remove mountains, but civil  engineers prefer to tunnel right through  them. <;i '   J  A. clever man Ciin hide the fact that he  Isn't wise; but a wise man always exposes  his lack of cleverness.       '   ,  TERRORS OF THE SEAS  Bold Buccaneers Rove the Main  as of Yore.'������  ways managed to get to shore or to be rescued by boats from other vessels.  PAST TEAR'S RECORD OF PIRACY.  Indulgent mothers tell a boy to get up  In a tone which encourages him. to stay-in  bed.    A girl's idea of happiness is to dance  with one man and leave two or three other  men walking the hall floor in jealous rage.  Success which makes a man humble  tuccess of the finest perfection.  When a man finds fault with his coffee  his wife safely infers that the batter cakes  are all right.  It is bad form to confide financial prosperity to your family doctor. t It affects his  bills. ,  Charity often covers u multitude of sins  Which ought to be covered.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc  Concerning* tlie Ears.  '  The thin angular ear is said to denote  bad temper and cruelty. << i  Small and thin ears usually denote delicacy and refinement.  ' ' As age, increases the ear becomes more  angular and marked.  People with musical tastes generally  kave large and prominent ears.  Abnormally largel thick ears are" associated with a sensual and coarse nature.  * Great philosophers and statesmen have  been noticed to have large  and sloping  -ears.  The ear of the great Napoleon was rather  .-���������mall, well formed, and with a curved  tobe**.  The Marquis of Salisbury's ear is mae-  * give and well proportioned, and has a sloping position. ,       -       ,  Mr. Gladstone's ear has a curved hanging lobe, lies close, to the ear, and has a  sloping position.        '     ' ' c *"  It seems possible that the writer of the  above may be one' of those individuals  withfars about one foot in-length, massive, well formed, with upright or occasional sloping position.  An Italian Ship Seized by Riff* Pirate* la  the Mediterranean���������Two British Steamers Looted In Malacca Strait���������Bartels,  the Buccaneer of the Pacific Coast.  That piracy on tho high seas is by no  means a thing of the past���������that it did not  cease with the suppression of the buccaneers of the Spanish main���������is well known..  But the past year seems to have been especially prolific in piratical deeds, and proves  that tho maritime powers will have to devote somo of their ships to the suppression  of this crime against tho laws of nations  ancl the welfare of mankind.  Tho last important piracy was committed something ovoi two months ago when  a ship bound from Now York - to Marseilles was captured by pirates soon after  she had entered the Mediterranean sea. It1  was tho Italian ship Freducia, commanded by Captain Maccetta.  Off the coast of Marocco she became becalmed, and being caught in a swift current was carried ashore. As soon as sho  touched an armod band of Riffs swarmod  around her in tlieir boats and boarded  her. The Riffs overpowered the crew and J  stripped the vpssel of all the money and  clothing on board and of everything else  movable., Then they took tho captain and  several sailors to hold for ransom and put  ashore, promising to "return and dispose ofthe rest of the crow later.    ,        ,   ,  While the pirates were ashore a breeze  Bprang up, and-as the ship, had only  touched lightly the crew remaining on -  board was able to'work her off, the shoal  ancl stand out over toward the coast,of  Europe out of "the pirates'reach. So far  as is known, the captain has not been ransomed nor has--Italy sent any man-of-war  to punish the Riffs.  About two months before this Italian  ship" was captured by pirates in the Mediterranean a British steamship passing  through the strait of -Malacca was captured by pirates.. It was the steamer  Pegu, commanded by Captain Ross.  ' At -End, one of tho ports where the  coasting steamers stop for a cargo of pepper, 11 Achinese men and ono woman  came on board. According to custom,  Captain Ross searched the  men for con-  ������**������-<  ���������������������������*-<  Proclaims Himself a Drunkard.  Mr Beverly C. Bass publishes the following card.in the Chattanooga Times:  "I hereby acknowledge myself a habitual  drunkard and warn every man connected  with the liquor trade that he violates his  oath by selling, giving or' allowing me  drink." Tbe'Times states that Mr. Bass  "is a man of good family and education,  universally liked for his personal qualities  and until two years ago highly respected ,  for his business ability About that time  the dx'ink habit overcame him and since  then he has fallen rapidly and steadily.",    j  ��������� * I  i       ,    Long Distance Telephoning.  ��������� !  A system of long distance   telephoning,**  Is reported to have been invented   by Mr.  D. McLaughlin Therroll,   southern   electrician of the Postal Telegraph Company,  whose headquarters is at Altauta.   At an  exhibition of tho apparatus it,is said that  audible sounds were transmitted through  resistances equal to 40,000 miles of ordinary telegraph cable.   The result is obtain- >  ed by   having   the   original   transmitter  very   powerful   and   by   using repeaters -  which take up and magnify the' sound at'  several stations along the* Une. For transatlantic telephoning it i- pr posed to, have  tho   repeaters   oontainc-     ,n    submarine  chambers   located   1,0C0   miles   apart.���������  Engineering News. ,, -  AN IMPORTANT CASE:   ,  ost Rubbers are Uncomfortable  A  It is no wonder that rubbers which are not the same  sh'ape as the boot, should be-uncomfortable. If costs  | money to eijiploy skilled pattern makers but the result  I is a satisfactory'fit. ., \ r . '  *       , Bach year the Granby Rubber Co. add new pat- :  Herns to fit' all the latest shoe shapes therefore  i  ARE ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE;  They are honestly made of Pure Rubber.  Thin, Light, Elastic, Durable.  Extra thick at' ball and heel.  Granby Rubbers wear like Iron.  ii ��������� ii ��������� in  in ii  He Hoped to Gain Experience. n , Feeling- Mis Way. ,    ',,'**  He walked into the furniture shop with ', ^A little   hoy aborffc Ave years old, to*  a nervous> air and tried to look as if he   tired for anything but sleep, refused .one,  were, quite  accustomed  tothat Bort' of ��������� night.to say his pravers.   His uncle, wh������,  thing.   He gazed about the establishment   'was present, said, "On, Harry, would >od  A Fedler Sent to Prison for Representing  an Imitation Pill to be the Same as Dri  > Williams'   Pink   Pills-A Far^Keacliins  Decision.' " ���������      ���������*   ,    Montreal,- Jan.  34,   1898.���������A <caso of-1 in 'search of something 'and;, seemed per-' igo- to sleep without asking God to take  more than ordinary interest to the public , .plexed.Y    ������������������ ,*.'���������������������������      "'    '     "        ''   io-^of you during the night ?" *  came,before Judge Lafontaine here to-day, |     "A nice pair, that," observed" the shop-   )-Ahe> little fellow answered:   "I didn't  the facts being as follows: For some time,- keeper soothingly, as  past one H.  E.  Migner has,,been going. <*man standstill before  about pedling a , pill which -he���������represented    ornaments,  as being the same as Dr. Williams'., Pink j ,, ''That's whatall the relatives and neigh-  Pills. (.The Dr. ;Williams/Medicine Co. ' borssay," said the young man, blushing  placed the matter in the hands of Detec-i a fiery red. " " How did you know about  tive Haynes, of the Canadian; secret ser-'   it P" Y   ' ,    '���������  vice, who soon had collected sufficient evi- < , "Well���������er���������they always are," stammer-  dence to warrant the arrest of, Migner on "ed the proprietor, taken aback, "You see,"  a charge of obtaining money under false - he added, recovering himself, "I'm a mar-  pretences. Meantime Migner had left ried man myself/' >  Montreal, going to St. John, N.B.    On his        "Yes-^-exactly,"  det me, I ain't doin to say 'em no moro.'*���������  Troy Times.  1 Starting the New Year.  How good it seems to be free from the  yile tobacco habit again.  i Mrs. Celeste Coon, Syracuse, N. Y.,  writes: "For years I could not eat many  kinds of food without producing a burning, excruciating pain in my stomach. I  took Parmelee's Pills according to directions under the head of 'Dyspepsia or Indigestion.' One box entirely cured me. I  can now eat anything I choose, without  distressing me in the least." These Pills  do not cause pain or griping, aud should  be used when a cathartic is required.  / Cause of Worry. '  '   Mrs. T.���������I am worried because my hus-  ���������fcand is keeping something from me. and  I don't know what it is.  Mrs.  S.���������My  husband, too,  is keeping  - Bomething from me, and I am worried be-  - cause I know what it is.  Mrs. T.���������Indeed!    What is it?  *    Mrs. S.���������It is money.  o    l  JMlnard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  , In the Barber Shop.  '    " Who was that man who chuckled so Is  your chair, Jackson ?"  ������������������ Dat's de feller dat writes de  funny  things in de Daily Wheczer."  i    " What was he chuckling about P"  -   .VI was shavin'  his neck, sah, an' all ot  a sudden he called me 'a hot barber.' "  " What did he call you that for?"  J.'1" He said I had come to a boil."  I Can Recommend It.���������Mr. Enos Born-  berry, Tuscarora, writes: "I am pleased  o say that Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil is-  all that you claim it to be, as we have  been using it for years, both internally  and externally, and have always received  benefit from its use. It is our family  medicine, and I take great pleasure in  recommending it."  '  '       Going Buck to Original Principles.  t M George i9 in Cincinnati, you know. I  bad a letter from him to-day."  ������������������ What does he say about that accident  In the play-house ?" .  "He says the people down there have  wisely determined to keep out of theaters  .hereafter and stick to the beer halls."  ' Not a Safe Companion.  I "I'll not go hunting again with Job-  atock."  i   " Isn't he careful with firearms ?"  j    "Worse than that.   He has the biggest  ���������^took of old stories of any  man in town."1  j A Cyclist's Speed for an H our.  , Cyclist's private opinion, 10 miles; oy-  ��������� ������list's opinion for his friends,    18    miles;  police constable's private opinion, 12  imiles; police constable's opinion for the  .'magistrate, 24 miles; cyclometer's opin-  \ Ion, 80 miles; old lady's opinion, who  I waa   knocked   down,    40   miles;    actual  speed, 8 miles.���������Pick Me Up.  ATTACK BT CHINESE PIRATES.  cealed weapons. He found none, but it  afterward was found that the woman, who  had not bee,n searched, had concealed under her Malay sarong a collection of long  and deadly knives just fitted for piratical  work  The  day after  leaving  Erid, while the  captain  and Chief   Engineer Cragie were  at dinner in cbo  saloon, six  armed Achinese   burst in and attacked them fiercely, j  Tho ofiicers woro   unarmed, bub defended '  themselves tho best they could with chairs.  Though   they were terribly slashed about  the head and hands, they managed to fight'  their way to the deck.    Cragio ran to the  engine room, where he bolted tho door and  was   safe.     Tho   captain,   however,    wag  killed  and  literally hacked  to pieces by  the knives of the Achinese.  The pirates then attacked the mate and  the quartermaster, who were on the  bridge, and killed them. Two of the crew  and two Chinese passengers were killed  on the deck and the rest terrified into non-  resistance. Then the ship was looted and  the safe opened and ������15,000 taken from it.  The pirates lowered two boats, and loading them with booty departed for the  shore  In almost exaotly the place where  the Pegu was looted another steamer  shared the same fate not long before. The  arms with which the first' steamer was  captured were smuggled on board her in  the bed.for a fake sick woman.  To turn from the Mediterranean sea  and the Indian ocean to, waters nearer  home the case of the pirate O ir Bartels  has recently been attracting ention on  the Paciflo coast because of the sentence  to two years' penal servitude which he  has just received in Mexico. Bartels is  called "the worst pirate on the Pacific  coast."  He began  his carper on  the Paciflo  by  stealing   the  schooner   Dawn, which was J  j lying in the harbor of^San Diego.   He and !  : a man named Behn.seoretly got provisions  on board,the  unguarded craft  and  then  ono night they hoisted sail and stood down  the coast  for  the gulf  of   California for  Guadeloupe island, where they had heard  a large number of goatskins bad been col- ,  lected   and  left  with  only   two   men  to  watch  them while  the owners  took  the  first load up the coast.  The freebooters reached the island, surprised the two men in charge, seized 1,600  skins and  all  the  men's  provisions, tied  ono man to a tree  and warned   the  other  not to untie him   until  the  schooner was j  out  of sight.    Then they went   to   Santa |  Barbara  and  sold   the  plundered   skins,  while the two men on   the island lived on  roots and berries until a vessel came along .  and rescued them.  After that the adventures of Bartels  would fill a big book and be interesting  reading He stole vessel after vessel, and  when people were on board whom he did  not wish to have about he threw them  overboard. Strange to say, the people he  threw overboard, as  far as  is known, al-  arrival in that city he was at once placed  under arrest' and an official sent to bring  him back here. He was brought before  Judge Lafontaine this morning on two  charges, and- pleaded guilty to both. It  was pointed out that his offence was a  grave one" and left him liable to a. lengthy'  term of imprisonment. The counsel for  the Dr. Williams Medicine Co. stated that  his clients did not wish to press for severe  ���������punishment at this time ; they only wished to establish the fact that representing  an imitation pill to be the same as Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills was a crime' which  left the perpetrator liable to a lengthy imprisonment. ��������� -On one charge the judge  then imposed a sentence of ten days, with  the option of a fine of ten dollars, and in  the other case a sentence of two days in  jail without the option of a fine.  This decision, is likely to have a far-  reaching effect, as it seems to establish  the prinoiple that substituters and those  who sell imitations representing them to  be "the same as" Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  are liable under the criminal code, which  is in force all over the Dominion, and it  will no doubt, to a considerable extent,  put an end to this nefarious business, as it  is evident from the fact that the Dr. Williams Medicine Co. went to the expense of  bringing this man back fr6in so great a  distance as St. John that they intend  sparing no expense to protect' both the  public and themselves in such cases.  said the customer.  'Perhaps you can help me. .If you had to  ���������buy a cradle���������I mean, if it was���������more���������  than you1 expected���������that is, if they, were  more than you expected���������do you think���������  that one would do or would one be���������too  small foiv-two, and ought I to buy. one for  e^ch P I' shall have more experience of  Sat kind of thing as time goes on of  course."���������Pearson's Weekly.  Where They Get It. ' '  ' "I wonder why Prof. Waxter always  takes such a gloomy view of things. *He,  is continually talking about the degeneracy of man." - <.' \ ,  1 !'Oh,~ that's the way *with most of those  Introspective fellows."  Her Ancestral Kecord.  Several ladies were boasting "of their revolutionary ancestry, when one who had  not taken part in the discussion said:  " I can beat you all."  "Goon."  ",One of my ancestors was a Kncxand  another was a Campbell."  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.". ..  '���������      *    '-        So Very, Rude.'  /  "I'm not going to that female barber  shop again.   There's a deuced rude girl *  there, don't you know."  "What did she say?" -   ,*  "Why, sho looked at my mustawsh and.  awsked mo if I would have it sponged oft  or rubbed in."  How's  This!  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for  any case of Citarrli that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catanli Cure. , _  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo, O.  "We the undersigned, have known P. J. Cheney  for the last 15 years, and believe him perfectly  honorable in all business transactions and financially able to carry out any obligation mad*  bv their firm,  West & Tr mix, Wholesale Dru5?erists,Toleao,0.  Walping, Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale Druggists. ToIpcIo, 0. ��������� .  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the svstem. Price 75e. per bottle. Sold  by all Druggists.   Testimonials free.  Great Moral Reform.  , "Did you ever stop to think of the  enormous amount of money wasted for  drink.smoking and frivolous dissipation?"  " I have thought of it," said the great  captain of finance. "I have been thinking seriously of stopping some of it by  raising the price of provisions.  Why go limping and whining about  your corns, when a 25 cent bottle of Hollo-  way's Corn Cure will remove them T Give  it a trial, aud youwill not regret it.  -Away Behind.  " Mrs Sulloway is not a slave of fashion,  is she ?"  " She always seems to be dressed in the  latest style."  " But she hasn't any nervous prostration  yet!"  The great demand for a pleasant, safe  and reliable antfdote for all affections of  the throat and lungs is fully met with in  Bickle's Anti Consumptive Syrup. It is  a purely Vegetable Compound, aud acts  promptly and magically in subduing all  coughs, colds, bronchitis, inflammation of  the lungs, etc. It is so palatable that a  child will not refuse it, and it is put at a  price that will not exclude the poor from  its benefits. c  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  Patience is a flower that springs up In  every garden, but is sometimes mistaken  for a weed.  There Are Others.  Jack���������I hear you had a > narrow escape  from a grizzly in the mountains this summer.  Ella���������Yes, indeed. It was the tightest  squeeze I ever had.  Jack (putting his arm around her)���������  Well that grizzly is, not the only member  of the "press associa.tlon."  Diamond Dyes Are the Only Safe  and Pure Dye-stuffs.  Our legislators have enacted stringent  laws for the prevention of food adulteration, and as a result our people have been  benefitted, and all classes of our population get value for their money.  It would be a boon to the women of Canada if the adulteration act applied to package dyes sold for home dyeing. Dyestuffs  are now usi*d in tens of thousands of  homes, and too frequently valuable goods  and materials are spoiled by use of adulterated dyes that should be .prohibited by  law.  The Diamond Dyes for long years have  given the mostconipletesatisfaction. They  are the only reliable, pure and fast dyes  now before* the public���������the only package  dyes thiit can stand the most crucial  chemical tests.  Diamond Dyes are sold by all up-to-date  druggists andde ;lers. If you meet a dealer  who recommend ��������� pome other .make of dye,  pause before yot buy from him. Such a  dealer is work au- onlv for big profits; he  has no regard for your success ancl comfort.  BBSS"!!  ������S   ^  ���������*���������*">  '-a*3  Dear Sirs,���������I have been a great,  sufferer from rheumatism, and lately  have been confined to my bed. Seeing your MINARD'S'LINIMENT  advertised, I tried it and got immediate relief, I ascribe my restoration to  health to the wonderful power of  your*|medici*ne.  ^^som Lewis S. Butler.  CBurin, Nfld.  Beyond a Doubt.  "Is it true," asked an English tourist,  "that all Texas people are illiterate ?"  '��������� Yes," replied the native, "they are at  birth."  Any Old School.  Mrs. Crimsonbeak���������Does Dr. Goeasy belong to the old school :  Mr, Crimsonbeak���������Yes; any old school,  I guess.       ....���������"  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator is  pleasant to take; sure and effectual in  destroying worms. Many have tried it  with best results.  TEN TO TWENTY-  FIVE DOLLARS Y.'oijicT  We have a brand new 25c. article   X m  that smart boys and girls from fourteen ajr-  wards can sell rapidly. It is Instructive, Interesting, edifying: and fascinating. Send 25e.  for complete outfit to NICHOLS & CO., S3 Richmond W., Toronto.  The EB. Eddy Co's  Calendar for 1898  Will not be issued till March  next at the earliest. We have  been too busy to find time to  get up a bright and attractive  calendar for our friends.  If you want a copy in March,  send a post card request now to  t  t-  ������������������1  ���������i  ���������!  t  *  ���������(  8| The E. B. EDDY Co., |  4 -HULL, CANADA.  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*!  T. N. U.  163  TO ATTEND THE NORTHERN BUSINESS COLLEC!,  For either a Business or aShorthartd Course. No one  should expect to succerd without a good business trabfr  {���������������. Announcement fate.   C. A. Fleming, Owen S������aa4  1  *! 1  Bruin  Trouble.  Mamma���������Why don't you study your  lessons'as Tommy Smart does?  Johnny���������If I studied like Tommy  Smart decs,- I'd be afraid of getting brain  trouble like he has. ',    r s        Y  Mamma���������Has he any brain trouble?  >, Johnny���������Must have I   He says he'lilcei  to go to school!���������Pick Me Up. "    ".  <* - i - -,t  AGENTS WANTED TO SELL  "ARMEDA  CEYLON  TIEA,"  , Put up in lead packages.   *  Also Japans and Hysons.  A. H. CANNING & CO., AVhol������������;ale Agent*  57 Front St. East, Toronto.    t  ���������"-������������������W^r "���������'��������� ���������** ���������-���������������������������. - *��������������� '������������������- '*mm       ��������� ������������������ .....-..��������� H |   i    '['^mm  PATJiNT BARRISTERS.  CHARLES H. RICHES���������SUCCESSOR TO  Donald C. Rldcut & Co., registured patent(  attorney, solicitor of Canadian and foreign  patents and counsellor and expert In patent  causes; Canada Life Building, Toronto; nooks  on patents and trade marks free on applies*  tion. iw.  ASK YOUR DEALER FOR  BOECKH'S  BRUSHES and BROOMS.  For sale by all lending houses.  CHAS. BOECKH & SONS,  Manufacturer!,  TORONTO, ONT.  BOYS AND GIRLS  Wishing  to make  from  t    1 \  ir-t  mt  li i  w  "-*v  lv'<  '���������  fo  THE MAN WHO LIVED.  1 , y  :   lie should have been dead.  *"*      * '  ' . r  Biit he wasn't, because���������-  "There's toothing succeeds like success."  There 'is no withstanding the living argu-  men t of ithe man who should be dead, who  isn't dead, but who would be dead, but for  a preserving medicine. That's about the  way it seemed to strike Editor "Lawrence,  of the Ohio Farmer," Cleveland, Ohio. He  was afflicted with one of those colds that  nave, thousands of times over, culminated  in consumption, when not promptly cured.  In this condition he met a .friend, a consumptive, whom he bad not expected to  ���������ee alive. The consumptive friend recommended Dr. J. C. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral  iorJt.h'? ���������?d"*t?r's cola, on the ground that it  ������������������d helped him wonderfully." It helped  the editor just as wonderfully, giving  "almost instant relief." But read his  letter: .,  _J"l������bo'"Lt two'itnonths ago, I was afflicted  ��������� S ���������- j Ad cold> and' meeting a friend, he  ' '<lv.-sied Jhe ,us.e of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral  which, he claimed, had helped him won-  aerimiy. As he was a consumptive, whom  I had not expected to see alive -for several  years, I concluded there must be merit in  . Wis*preparation.* I accordingly bought a  couple of bottles, one of which I freep on  iny, desk, all the time. Thi3 is certainly  the best remedy for a cold.I ever tusk*. It  gives almost instant relief, and <>������ J. C.  Aycr Co. are to be congratulated ���������-. n '   *���������..**-  sing the formula for such a*very valuable  remedy."���������W. H. Uwkence, Editor, The  Ohio Farmer, Cleveland. Ohio.  To preserve health prepare tor sickness.  Keep a bottle of Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pectoral handy, onHhe desk, in the office, on  the shelf or in the closet at-home, and you  will have at hpnd a remedy that is capable  at any time of saving you suffering, money,  and even life. There is no malady so  prolific of evil results as a neglected cold.  There is no medicine so promptly effective  in curing a cold and absolutely eradicating  its effects, as Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pectora*u.  Every traveller should carry it. Every  household should keep it. It cures every  variety of cough, and all forms of lung  and throat trouble. Asthma, bronchitis, *  croup, and whooping cough, are promptly,  cured by it,' and it has in many cases overcome pulmonary diseases in 'aggravated  forms, when all other remedies Failed to  help and physicians gave no hope of cure.  Anyone who is sick is invited to write to  the Doctor who is at the head of the staff  of,our newly organized Free Medical Advice department. The best medical advice,'  on all diseases.'-without reference to their  curability by Dr. Ayer's medicines. AdY.  dress, J. c Ayer Co., Lowell. Mass.  O'Meara is on' his feet; Mr.   Band's   impromptu speech is at an end.s  "More theatricals," snarls Mr. Rand,  flinging himself viblently down into hi*;,  seat.  But no one heeds him; all eyes are  fixed upon the ^iew comers.  Near the door of the court room they  sumd grouped close together.  Mr. Wedron, "dignified and placid as  usual.   ' " ,     '    i  Mrs. Lamotte, with head proudly  poised^ and eyes that seem wells of pent-  up anguish.        ,     <( ,  Evan Lamotte, looking like a lost and  almost disembodied spirit. , ���������  Frank Lamotte, who during, the timo  Mr. Belknap was * occupied in giving his  testimony, has quietly re-entered1 J the  room,i seeming to , have . recovered* and  looking almost composed, looks with the  rest, and is once more,-) for a moment,  startled out of all semblance''of calmness;  ho starts up from his seat, then sinks  back weakly, a desperate hunted look in  his eyes, his hands clenched and working  nervouslv -       ��������� <  THE KING OF B1EDS.  HABITS  AND MOUNTS OF THE BALD-  HEADED EAGLE.  (Presently the room is quiet,again, and  O'Meara addresses tha 'court:���������  "Your honor, gentlemen; I  have been  ' successful beyond my expectations. . You  see what a guilty conscience   can 'do.    I,  ���������wished to( convince  this   court   that my,  client 'has enemies* in W���������; powerful, unsuspected,   enemies.    I  wished   also   to  demonstrate to Mr.1 Rand/ how easy it is  i to obtain  circumstantial  evidence.' ��������� The  ^witness may recover at his leisure. I h'ave  *f nothing more to say po him." <"���������  . While he is speaking, Mr. Lamotte and  1   Doctor Benoit, who had -hastened out to  attend, upon Frank, re-enter, and resume  ,their places,,the,former looking" harassed  sand uneasy*    the' latter, bland   as   ever,'  and nodding an ;, assurance   that the patient is .recovering safely. -  "My next witness,'' says O'Meara,  "is  private'detective Jerry 'Belknap;' but, before this gentleman is sworn, I desire, the  ' clerk to read aloud,-very loud,   the testimony" lately" given   by   Mr. Jasper Lamotte.   I-want Mr. Lamotte's testimony  *��������� to be-fresh in-^'the minds' of the jury when  'they listen to Mr. "Belknap." t  Strrre as he will, Jasper Lamotte   can  %  fix  ItfJ  I'M  llMf  not wear a look of entire   unconcern; al  though his i self-control is marvellous.  What does Jerry   Belknap   know /concerning this case?   Why   is   he here as a  witness?    Mr.   Lamotte   is   speedily enlightened. , ��������� **   ,  Whilo the clerk reads his  recent - testimony,  , Jerry , Belknap-*" takes   his, place  upon the stand.   Not the Belknap Jasper  Lamotte has -> known; * not  the - Belknap  of Constance Wardour's recollection; but  Jerryi Belknap, in propria persona, shorn  of all disguise.      r              *.,  \ He is 'a man   well   up   In his thirties,  medeium in height,   slender   in   person,  with a dark, smooth   shaven   face, keen,  restless eyes, black, closely cropped   hair.  The clerk having finished the  reading,  Mr. O'Meara addresses the witness   with  marked courtesy.                    ~L  "Mr. Belknap, ->you have heard the  reading of" Mr. Lamotte's testimony. Sou  have heard Mr. Rand say that two important witnesses are absent, named, a  certain Brooks, and Mrs. Nance Burrill.  You have heard Mr. Lamotte say that he  knows nothing of the whereabouts of  Nance Burrill, and that he knows nothing of Brooks. =  "Now, as -Mr. Lamotte. can. not enlighten us, and as the attorney for the  prosecution is very anxious about these  two witnesses, will you just tell the court  what you know of Mr.'Brooks, and Nance  Burrill, as connected with this case?;' '  Jerry Belknap bows to O'Meara, bows  to the Court, wipes * his mouth with a  white silk handkerchief, and begins:���������  "I came to W��������� on" professional business, and, having obtained' permission,  through Mr. O'Meara, I may state here  what that business was.   %  "I came on behalf of Miss Wardour to  investigate the noted diamond robbery. I  have been in and about W��������� for* some  time, but always in disguise, this being  the first time my real face has been visible.  "Not long ago a stranger accosted me  and put into my hands a letter. The  letter bade me follow the instructions of  the bearer of the same without fear, or  question. Now Mr. Bathurst .commands  me at all times, and like a good soldier I  obeyed my superior officer. I placed myself under the orders of Mr. Bathurst's  deputy, who is himself a clever detective,  and this is what he   told me:   "Mr.* Bathurst had been operating in  W��������� for weeks, under my very nose, and,  although I knew him, and am called a  tolerable detective, I never found him  out. He knew me, however, from the  first, knew me all along, although I, several times, changed my disguise. His disguise .was too perfect, and ho Ik too good  an:actor, ever to betray himself.  "That disguise haying served his purpose, and having been thrown aside- (oi-  good, { I can safely comply -'.with Mv.  O'Meara's request and oblige the gen tic-  man for the prosecution.  "The . missing witness known ;;s  Brooks, the red-headed drunken mechanic-,  was officer Bathurst and none other.''  Again   there   is   a   buzz   in the'eour!  room. -  The prisoner turns upon his counsel a  look of profound wonder.  Constance clasps her hands delightedly  and begins to brighten with hope.  Jasper Lamotte wears a look of consternation.  "Mr. Bathurst's instructions were  brief," resumes Mr.' Belknap after a mo-  men'ts pause. "I was to present myself to  Mr. Lamotte under some pretext of. business. I am slightly known to Mr. Lamotte  through my connection with the Wardour  case ancl could approach him without  creating suspicion. I was to accept any  commissions he might wish me to execute.  "I presented myself to Jasper Lamotte;  he liad a piece of work for me.   He   told  me that he had good reasons for wishing  the woman Nance ' Burrill out*>of the  town; lv wished her"no Harm, but she  was in his way. Ii I would get her away,  on some pretext,-he would pay me well.  ; Acting under instructions,'iI approached  the ,womah, making her acquaintance  easily through her, little boy v She is very-  ignorant and, very foolish'. I displayed a  little money, offered her a profitable situation in New York, paid her ' a month's  wages in advance and'took her and" her  child to the city, where I hired a small  fumished-co|ta.ge,-and installed -her ,as  housekeeper.' Not" being informed that  her evidence was wanted'on this occasion  she is there still." "  ,i When Jerry Belknap began , his story,  Jasper Lamotte had .drawn nearer to' the  prosecuting attorney, and, before , the  story, was done, a slip of paper had made  its > way into the hands of the latter gentleman, bearing these words":���������' '  r"For God's   sake   don't   cross-examine  that witness." (   * -1 ,  ' Consequently, in response to O'Meara's  unnecessarily polite query, "Will the attorney for the prosecution he pleased to  cross-examine this witness?''���������MrY Rand  only'scowled over at his antagonist," and  shook his head savagely.1 -  "This, I trust," begins r Mr. O'Meara,  before the last witness ,is fairly *��������� seated,  "sufficiently explains the absence of these  two important witnesses; .It would seem  (that the absence1 of one at least was1 more  important"than her, presence." a Mr. La-  'motte, atKleast,'should be grateful.' He  desired Nance Burrill's absence"; she (is  not here; and as no summons was.issued  for this woman���������either"* by the prosecution or defense, no one can accuse me of  hampering the progress of the ~ law, and  of this honorable court."  Mr. Rand bounds up, fire in his eye.  "It may hot be rulable nor dignified,"  he begins hotly,   "but   I   demand a moment's hearing.  This whole trial has been  irregular, from first to last.  "The   gentleman   brings   forward   an  honorable witness from over the water; a  witness who brings out the   accused in a  new character; covers him  with   a blaze  of   glory; this   is   very   good,   and very  theatrical.   Let us grant that the accused  is Sir Clifford   Heathercliffe.    Does   that  alter the fact   that   John   Burrill   went  straight to his door, straight   to the.door  of his sworn enemy, and was never again  seen alive.   He   seeks to implicate Frank  Lamotte, and to impeach the integrity of  Jasper Lamotte, an honorable gentleman,  against   whom   there   was   never yet  a  breath of suspicion.    It will not alter the  facts in the case. Clifford Heath's enemy  was found dead close by Clifford Heath's  door!   He has blackened the character of  the dead; he has struck hard at the honorable living.    He has   flooded the court  with the testimony of mysterious strangers; ho has suppressed known  witnesses;  he has worked his will with us.    But he  has not disproved one   item of  evidence;  he has not,changed one   fact or phase of  the case.' Let us grant all he^has proven,  what have we left? The unalterable facts,  that the prisoner has   repeatedly   threatened his victim; that the murdered man  set out to   visit   the   prisoner,   at night,  through the   darkness,    and   was   found  early the following   morning,    before the  body could be removed to a safer   hiding  place, his face covered by   the   prisoner's  own linen;   his   gaping   wounds giving  evidence of a practiced hand; the prisoner's knife buried with  him; the   key   of  the prisoner's office or house lying beside  the shallow grave. Facts tell, gentlemen;  these iare facts." :  These words rush from his lips torrent  like. .  He has turned to face the jury and so  does not see that O'Meara has lounged  back to his scat, with an air of perfect  unconcern, and that he is actually signaling the judge not to stay this whirlwind;  a proceeding which so astounds that  official, that for full five "minutes the tide  of speech flows, on,, lava like.  On the audience, it has a startling  effect. He is speaking the truth. He is  reiterating facts, and facts are sure cf  instant recognition by our Yankee countrymen. .'���������"*'.  A thrill runs through the. assembly;  there comes one of those sudden revulsions of feeling, common to scenes like  this. Sir Clifford Heathercliffe disappears  from before their dazzled vision ��������� what  they see, in the light of stern facts, is  Clifford Heath, the murderer.  "These are facts," reiterates Mr. Rand,  excitedly. "Who lias seen this wonderful  Bathurst, with his bundle of testimony?  Who knows the man? Why is he not here  in court? Where is he?"  "Here!"  Clear and full the -voice rings over the  room, transfixing for one moment the  entire court; then the gavel, descends;  order is commanded with double unction, because of   tlie   recent   lapse.    Mr.  TO BE CONTTNTTED.  ��������� ���������*���������      Alien M on arc lis.  ,There is hardly a reigning   monarch in  Europe whoso family isof   the ^ame na- J  tionality, absolutely, as the' people   gov-1  erned.'  The house of Austria is really tho  house   of   Lorraine,    and',even   in  their]  origin the Hapsburgs were Swiss. And if  the  Emperor   Francis' be   not,    strictly i  speaking,   an   Austrian, still Jess is he a  Hungarian, although be Is King of Hungary. '  The King of Belgium IsaSaxe-Coburg;'  the King ol.Denmark 'a   Holsteiner; the  infant'monarch of Spain, is   a^, Bourbon;  the King of Italy a^ Savoyard; the King  of Roumania ,and -Prince   Ferdinand.of  Bulgaria are both foreigners; the founder  of the Bernadotte dynasty in Sweden ,was  i-born** at'Pau   less   than'a century,and a  quarter ago; the Czar is a   Holstein Got-  torp; and   the 'King   of   the Hellenes ia  likewise a Holstoiner.      \ ,       '  ,    ,  ; Even in England's royal' family   there  is very/  little   English * blood   left.    Tho  Hohanzollerns were   originally *Suabians,  arid therefore, partly .Bavarians and part-  ly'-Swiss.., Neither was the historic house  of Orange, in -^yhich patriotism has nearly  always been the first   instinct, 'Dutch   to  begin-with. --        ' v  Misrepresenting Others. **  The truth that a good,man has spoken t  with the'noblest purpose may be changed ]  Into a falsehood by, simply * taking it out i  of its connection,   giving   it  a   different!  inflection, or attributing to it'some   mo I  tive that was not in the mind of' the ori? ,  ginal speaker.   The fair-minded man will,  always try to represent another as   doing ]  arid saying what he has reason to believe  the other  honestly  purposed  doing 'and I  saying.   ,When   he 'reports- the words ot  another, he" conscientiously  aims  to give'  them the exact   connection' and circum- \  stances in   which   ther   were   originally |  spoken,   and   then' puts   upon" them the  best possible construction.    In   short,  ha  treats the word  and -acts of  others as he  would   have   others   treat   his word and  ���������cts.  masters "With Bijr Salaries.  At the top of the scholastic profession  are the head masters of the great public  schools.   Some of these draw incomes almost equal to those of judges or bishops.  The head master at Eaton gets about  ������4,500 a year. The head master at Harrow  gets a salary of ������1,600, plus the profits of  a boarding house of 64 boys at ������90 each,  ���������gross ������-7,260. The total income of the  head master of Charterhouse is about  ������6,043 10s. .-   -\  Rugby may be classed with Harrow as  ������ paying school. Winchester is not so  good. A house master at Eton has 40  boys���������������111 for board, and ������21 each pupil,  if the master is a classical man and not  only a dame" ; gross, ������4,440. Assistant  masters at Eton get ������300 for the first two  years; afterward the fees bring the amount  up to an average of about ������800.���������Strand  Magazine.  A Father's Authority in France.  This father has full and   complete   authority over, them,   and   demands strict  forms of   respect.    In France a good son  subordinates the important acts of his'life  to his father's consent,   even   more .than  he should in some   cases.    On .the other  hand, the blind and tender desire that all  parents, without exception, have of keeping their children near them, of   not letting their   sons wander about the  world,  or risk the patrimony of their   ancestors,  has brought about   a   mania   for finding  employment in government offices in preference to embracing a liberal career. The  whole nation has the same   stay-at-home  ���������nd exclusive tastes.    This   permits   foreigners to bring France all that is   worst  among them, while it does   not send her  sons to seek the   great  and   good things  there may be in other countries. If a life  of perpetual  wandering  finally   becomes  useless and sterile, it is equally true that  it is debilitating and unwholesome never  to have a change of   air.   Frenchmen   do  not seem to notice this.���������October Century.  The Way "VVe Walk.  "Civilization Is responsible for the way  we walk," said Dr. S. W. Stay horn of  New York, at the Wellington. "Modern  man turns his toes out in walking, while  the'savage turns them in. Why this  difference?  "The primitive man was forced to climb  trees for fruits and nuts, and for refuge  from his enemies. Ha dwelt in caves, to  gain which he had to scale lofty cliffs.  The paths he traversed were narrow, and  oaused him to turn his feet inwardly to  keep from contact with stones arid roots.  This climbing habit begot a fashion of  turn-in toes which was transmitted from  generation to generation acquiring persistence by the law of heredity. A savage  never breathed who walked with his toes  pointing outward.  "Civilized man, on tha contrary, has  no need to practice the climbing art, and  he also has broad roadways, which allow  him to plant his feet in a way that secures  the largest and most secure base."  His Roine, In the Mountains of Tennessee.  Wonderful Sight and Great Age���������Harsh  Treatment of Young;���������Fierce Fight* Be.  tween thr. Captors Over Prey.  The mountain solitudes and fastnesses  of Tennessee, which have figured so often  of late in the stories and novels of John  Fox, Charles Egbert Craddock and others,"  have among/other respect inspiring natives many specimens of the American national bird, the' baldheaded eagle, which  makes its eyrie among the lofty and ragged  delta and crags '. and pinnacles of the  raugea It is found on the Stone mountain, the great Roane, 6,296 feet high, on  the Bald, at 5,550 feet, and the Great  Smoky range, which rises 6,630 feet, on  the Bullhead, and inJ many other lofty  places. >' ',  For these splendid birds there is a never  failing demand, and as a result there are  many' mountaineers who have become expert catchers of these mountain prizes, and  who often reap rich rewards in return for  perilous risks and daring adventures.  Young eagles bring from $40 to $80, and  occasionally $100/while eagles that are of  some ago and of great size cost as much as  $300. these being rarely captured, however Eagles which are killed "in' the attempt to capture them are valuable to taxidermists, who always find an easy market for[ these great stuffed birds Theif  feathers, especially those of* wing and tail.  are likewise sold for good prices.     *' ^ ^  /The caglo oither builds its nest upon ths  top of a' mighty tree , growing  far up on  the mountain among .myriads of twining  vines and the thickest and most, inaccessible bushes or shrubs or on the, summit of  a .high rock     It is always a large"one,  strongly   arid   comfortably" built, ��������� large  6ticks 'and* branches Vbeing laid together,  nearly'fiat and abound with twining, vines.  The spacious inside  is covered with'haix  and  mosbes, so minutely woven ^together  that no wind can penetrate.   >���������    .       ',*-���������*  In this abode the mother bird**, lays two  eggs,   which are, great curiosities.    The  long end of vthe egg tapers down to a'point,  while its color' is a dirt or  brownish red,  with many dots and  spots 'upon it. t  Ths  young'birds are driven forth from the nest  by  their savage -parents to, scratch   foi  themselves as soon as, they are able to fly,  and no training whatever is given' them  by the old  bird   ' That is left to their instinct, which hunger arid necessity develop  I*- There is no going  back to the old* home  for the young eagle,-for the mother bird  * at once tears up every-vestige of the" nest  j where they have'thriven since  birth, arid,;  ''.while they emit plaintive shrieks, darts at  | them  and, pushes them off the orags'oi  rocks,  arid as they inust take to theix  - wings or-fall this is how they learn to fly  ' at onceY'It takes three years .for a young  eagle to gain itstfull, and'complete plum-  I age and for the development of its strength.'  II Once full, grown,' provided he does , not1  I meet with a violent death, an eagle should  ' live between 80 and 160 years. t( t ,  Up' in the mountains the eagle finds it aa  hard to gam subsistence as do the feathered grumblers of tbe plains below. Ths  precariousness of i his existence and ths  wild manner, in which food is gathered  seem to give the bird greater ferocity ths  older it grows The eagles range among  the mountains and valleys in pairs, theix  young never following, but doing the bes*  they can by themselves. The stern, un  social tyranny of the older birds, begin  mng with the casting out of the eaglets,  manifests itself in later years in theix  treatment of their mates.  If the male bird be the stronger, most  of the prey belongs to him, and he allow!  the female to eat but a paltry Bhare between fierce thrusts of his beak.    If the  female is  the stronger (and she generally  is), the male bird cowers - and winces under many a fierce blow, from his unfeeling  wife, no matter how small* the morsel h������  is striving   to   get.    But   when   dangex  - threatens  no human  pair battle so formidably for themselves and each other ai  do two  eagles.    It is a noteworthy fact  that each male has but one mate during  his lifetime. If the female is killed or captured,   tbe   surviving   male, becomes an  eagle hermit and fiercer than ever.  '   Eagles are often  seen near their nests  together, but when the sun is shining they  frequently   take    their   majestic   flight  straight toward it until they disappear  from sight.    Sitting upon the mountain  side their vision is so keen that they can  see far down in the valley a sheep or young  goat, a big turkey or rooster, a small pig,  a rabbit or partridge, and almost instantaneously they descend upon their victim.  Often when a  large calf  or goat  is to be  attacked and carried off four or six of th������  great birds will unite and remove the carcass to a safe spot, when they will immediately begin to fight, it out to see which  of  them- is entitled  to the choicest bits,  and it is truly a survival of the fittest in  such  combats as these.    But an eagle i������  always confident of his strength, and rarely overreaches himself in such conflicts oi  in his desire for prey.    When lingering by  the mountain  rivers watching  for ducki  or geese, or even ���������fish, a pair of eagles will  display their natural  shrewdness.    They  swoop from opposite  directions upon  tho  fowl, which tries to escape by diving and  could outwit ono eagle.    But suddenly aa  the bird comes to the surface of the water  the second eagle seizes him.  With its wonderful power of sight, covering a radius'of'mile's,'the eagle combines  a swiftness of flight equally inarvelous.  In a Bingle night and day a full grown  eagle can fly 1,000 miles. Oftentimes the  visitor in the Tennessee mountains can  just see him like a little sjpeck in tbo sky  moving restlessly and rapidly, in majestic  oircles about the crest of a faraway peak.  The sightseers and mountaineers who love  to watch eagles always choose the break ot  dawn or a calm sunset: Then they are to  be 6een wheeling in circles and gliding  about in horizontal sweeps, just befors  starting out on a day's hunt or settling  for the night.���������Cor. New York Post.  NEWS OF .VICTORY.  1b  Pi  S'l  John Thompson Cured  of   Diabetes by Dodd's Kidnoy Pills.  Dodd's Kidney "Pills Have Many Startling  Cures  to Their  Credit  in Brae*  #*i County���������2fo Medicine Made** i  Can Approach Them.   ���������  Paisley, Jan. 31.���������A marked peculiarity,  of the people of Bruce County is their firm  belief in Dodd's Kidney Pills as a sure our*  for Bright's Disease,- .Diabetes/ and all  other kidney troubles.  - So many 'remarkable cures have beea  mado ,by Dodd's, Kidney  Pills in this  county that the people's  confidence  in'  'them is only natural. '     ���������     <i-  One of those who have been rescued ��������� by  Dodd's Kidney Pills is James Thompson*  of Paisley. He suffered for ' years with  " an extreme case of Diabetes," and ws*  so bad he could hardly move. Almost  every medicine on the market was tried-  without effect. Then he tried Dodd' s Kidney Pills. His recovery began at thai  tiriie.   Now he ia fully restored to health*.  Mr. Thompson is only one of many thou**  sands  who hsve been cured 'of Kidney*  Diseases   by Dodd's  Kidney  Pills.   The  simple, undeniable truth ia that every person who' has used them for any of these.'  diseases ,. has been  thoroughly and permanently cured.     This  cannot be said. -  truthfully of- any other medicine that has.  ever  been used. '   Doad's  Kidney" Pills-  stand alone, in proud position far above.- -  any; 'rivals. ' ���������    ,  'r Dodd's Kidney Pills, always curb Rheumatism,   Lame  Back,   Lumbago, 'Gout,.  Dropsy, Heart Disease, Female Weakness,.  Gravel,  Stone in Bladder, Sciatica, Neu->   '  ralgia/and all ihipurities of the  blood.  They are the only medicine on* earth that j  will positively cure Bright's Disease and-a "  Diabetes. ,,Dodd's Kidney Pilla^are sold .^  by all druggists at 50'cents a'box, six boxes-Y  for$3.50,,or will'bei sent on, receipt of pricet ^ '  by the Dodds.Medicine Co., Limited- Toronto. '        -- ' J, lti        - '  ������v������  ��������������� !,.  AV  Si  ..V. "  *Y.&>  ;e  uV***.t4ll  *Xf.i  M'  ,-Ar  i ���������v::<*r!i|  /   I,   >.M���������  Y '���������*������������������"������������������ t  ^  \S      ('  ,\\  ���������-,**���������; 7*m  << * 'tm  *-' i' ><cil  J --   fir**  -*   i *.  ���������-i V* '!  Vr*  it*  ,    j        Pointed Paragraph*.    ���������������;  v   It is a long head that knows no turning*  when a pretty 'girl passes.'' -.'   ���������' ' < Y -  A'stupid man compliments a woman's^  pretty teeth, hni\ a clever man1 makes her  laughs , ������������������    ,    v        ' > (   ,        v,  The belle in the choir often,brings more-  yourig men to'church than the bell in the-,  steeple. . t      < -������**���������      "*.'-  _ ,'  The man with plenty of push.is usually  successful, but he isn't in it with the man*  who has a pull. *���������',-��������� "' t  >  '   ���������"  Money talks.   Perhaps that's why they*  put a woman's^head oh the silver dollar.   <,  Age may not be garrulous, but it is sure-/  to tell on a woman in the course of -timW J*  *   The > city sidewalks are used by-pede*-  'trians, but the crab has a side-walk of. hls������  own./, ���������- \^    ,      ,,   ������������������"-,.._,    v   *   w    .,: >.."<,*"-"**8  A man always tries to follow thestraighti YN - ,,'S*V^  and narrow path when it comes to shovel������ ���������"'���������'<���������*:      "*'   *>  ling snow.        '"       " '      '     '   \,  No woman is ever really angry If a man?  tries to kiss her, but some of them-make-  a pretty big bluff at times.  To make friends of men put money in  their purse.   To make friends of "women������.  show them how to become more beautifuL  ���������Chicago News. ' ��������� '  .-  i'V  i>i-i,  ���������5l  ',' ���������������*  -���������.���������"��������� 4  ' Y*'H  \,>*!l  ' < U."'.,,  v ' ������  *���������������������������������>.  \4SSH  i VM  mm  ">A".  -V'l  &  a��������� Paralysis*  i t V  A cloud of witnesses testify-under*?  oath to having- been cured of  these hitherto Incurable '  diseases by  Ryckman's Kootenay Cure,  -which contains the New Ingredient.  -���������.'I  *vr  Armies of the World.  At the first of the   year  the   armies of  the world numbered 4,600,000 men,,  ��������� mmK&v*?*���������'���������**���������".  -<  Joseph W. Aldrich, of 153 Wellington St..  North, Hamilton, Ont., was 10 weeks-  in  the hospital without  being cured.  Ryckman's    Kootenay   Cure    soon*  knocked out the pains and aches, and ������ .  made him well.,  Chas. Brittain, of Ingersoll, Ont., states,..  under oath, that he suffered from Rheu-.,  matismfor.six years.   Kbotenay cured.. v  him after everything-else failed... -.     -   *  Geo. Baker, of 14 StaynerSt., Toronto-,-..  Ont., was afflicted with Inflammatory^- .  Rheumatism, and " Kootenay " cured-  him. ' ,1  John McCauley, of Beamsville, Ont. de- '������������������  clares that for over 8 years he suffered!,  from Sciatic  Rheumatism,   arid'cOftld*^  get no relief till he look *' Kootenay.'*'- ;  Mrs.   Eva  Parradee,   of  23   Woodbine  Crescent,    Hamilton,   Ont.,    suffered' i  from Acute Muscular Rheumatism for  over 4 years; also with Ulceration of *."  the stomach.    "Kootenay" cured her  completely.  Patrick Ryder, 940 Lome Ave., London, .  Ont., 36 years a victim of Rheumatism,    '���������  cured by''Kootenay." ���������  ���������Mrs.   Margaret  Patterson, 91 Vine St.,    "'  Hamilton, Ont., furnishes an cxtraor- -  dinary example ofthe power of " Koot-  enay."   She had both Paralysis and  Rheumatism,  and was thought to bet  '  beyond all hope.  Chas.   Armstrong,  184 Basserer Street,   .  Ottawa, Ont., cured of Rheumatism.  Chas.  Sayer, pf the  City of HamiUon,  spent  $130 in  doctoring and  got  no  relief till he took "Kootenay,   which V  cured him. , ,;  .   . -,*,.  ���������R. W.  Higginbottom, 92 Argyle Street*;/  Toronto, Ont., cured of Rheumatism of  5 years'standing.- ������������������'���������.-���������':"'-:. ���������*���������  Mrs.   Maggie  McMartin,  of ay Raden-Y  hurst   Street,    Toronto,    stricken   by  Paralysis, abandoned by 4 physicians,"  cured by Kootenay.  Miss Jennie   Buckley,   Toronto,  whose;'  right hand was approaching paralysis, j :  and who suffered with numbness ofthe -  same  for  over 3   years.    Kootenay  completely cured her. A *  We could multiply this number of testi-.'-Y'Y  monials indefinitely.    All the above per-    ..  sons mad* oath as to their cure. " Yo^-.  can have their statements m full by a<&-  dressing the S.  S.  Ryckman Medicine  Co., ' (Limited), Hamilton,   Ont   Chart <  '  book free on application. I/*-'���������*  THE WEEKLY SMS  Cumberland,    B. C������  Issued   Every Tuesday  M. Whitney, Editor,  ,     TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.  IN   ADVANCE.  One Veai     *200  IX Months    1^5  tingle Cepy    0 ������5  ������i   . ���������  ������������������������������������-  RATES OF ADVERTISING:  One inch per year  ��������� ������  - $ 1*?-"CJ0  ..    .,   month       ISO  week, .; line       ,.,,     *     10  "Local Rotices.pov line  '<*  Notices, of Births, Marriages and  Peaths, 50 cents each insertion,       (  No Acvertisment inserted for les s than  5 o cents.  Persons , failing to get The News re*  ��������� gularly should notify the Office,   ,  Persons having any business with The  News will please call at the office or  write:  ���������   ������*f Advertisers who want their ad  changed,  should get copy in., before  ,.vl2 a.m. Saturdays.  TUESDAY, JUNE 7th,   1898.  The Yukon will be open shortly  and then the golden treasure will  * ( ,        < X  flow to the coast,  i -('. *  i  !���������, , ������... -z.^  '  "Shoot the man who. surrenders  ft single vessel to my whole fleet"  gald Dewey, "and though he be a  Spaniard, I will hold you to a stern  Accountability, "  If Admiral Cervera can fight half  as well as he can dodge he must be  well-nigh invincible. We hope he  will give us a change soon ust  for variety and to add to the gaiety  of proceedings.  The Lord Chief Justice of England declares that England and  .'America, whose people are of one  blood, having a.common language,  Should naturally be allied though  no written compact be made.  The Dominion senate would like  an eastern outlet from Klondike-  and hence look with disfavor on a  a coast railway. All the more hon  or to the Provincial government  for its wise action in subsidizing  the line to Teslin Lake.  It ia a difficult thing to drive into  doltish headB the fact that the coming election is not a contest between  Liberals and Conservatives, but  merely a method whereby everybody is seeking or should to select  the best men to administer, in a  business way, the public affairs of  the Province.  Mr, John Bryden, M. P. P. who  IB visiting the town, informs us  that five miles of the road (Trunk  line from Nanaimo to Comox) will  be built from the south end. He  is very anjcious that the road  .." should be completed as soon as  practicable, and says it will surely  be done by September 1st,  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S  vOEFICE.  HIS HONOR the Lieutenant-Governor  has been pleased to appoiut the uu der mentioned persona to he Collectors of "Votes,  .under the provisions of section 16 of the  ^-Redistribution Act 1808," namely:  Walter B. Anderson.of Union, V.I., for  {or tbe Comox Electoral District.  Harry O. Wellhurn, of Duncan, V.I., for  ihe ("ofrjcban "Electoral District* .  Thomas Fletcher, of Alberni, V.I., for  the Alberni Electoral District.  Aud His Honour tbe Lieutenant-Gover-  jjor ',������ been pleaded to appoint the undermentioned person to be Distributing Collector, under the provisions of section 17 of the  *������id Act, namely?���������  i     Jn the newly-constituted Districts of   Comox, Cow" chas and. Alberni,   Andrew   L,  Smith,,;of. Alberni, V.I,  NOTICE  ."DurMit- .tjiy temporary absence Mr.Ken-  neth'������������������(.iraii't will conduct for me the under  taking business,    Orders left at my resi  dence on   M.iryport Avent'e \*.ill receive  prompt attention.    P.O. Box No 5  Cumberland, Jan. -29. 9S*   Alex, Grant,  ANNOUNCEMENT.  To tho Electors of Comox District.  . Gentlemen: Your votes and influence  are respectfully solicited fo* the under  signed, who will be an Independent candidate at the approaching General  Election, for your representative in the  next Provincial Parliament for British  Columbia, If elected I will, support such  men ;tnd measures as wdl advance the  best interests of British Columbia as a  whole; and as a resident, .vhose invest-  men������ s are largely here, will always look  after the interests of Comox District in  particular  r  I will endeavor to see as many of you  personally as I, may be able to'before the  election.  May 17, '98.    Respectfully yours,  Robert Lawrence.  THE MERCHANTS' BANK OFHALIM.  LOCALS.     ,  r 1  From Wednesday's Daily.  The rain Mia steadily.  , Mr. James Dunsmuir arrived to-day.'  Mr, John Bryden, M. P. P. reached  here or. the City of Nanaimo this evening! >   ,  r A good deal of hay moat be swallowed np  in this place. Several large loads of it  came in from the ooon try Tuesday.  Mrs. Pitts of Seattle was expected to-day  She will visit her sister, Mrs. Giddinga of  this place for a few weeks. Mr. Pitts who  travels for a St; Louis firm is at present  east.  It is stated that the peace of persons residing east of the Comox road and near Ma-  ryport avenue was much disturbed on yesterday morning by the disorder caused in a  house just occupied near the swamp. It is  time that Cumberland was purged of disorderly characters.  WHEN WOMEN FIGHT  "In making up that supply train,'* said  the attendant, "your majesty forgets that  you now have two regiments of women in  the field."   '  '-"What have I neglected?" "demanded  the king.  "In addition to the provisions, arms and,  amunition your majesty should forward to  them at least throe carloads of pi ns."  As a result of a couneil of war hastily  balled they forwarded one carload of ordinary pins, one carload of hairpins and one  carload of safety pins.  Discouraged   Soldier.  He meekly stood before her,  He humbly bowed his head:  "I'm going to fight the Spaniards,"  In trembling tones he said.  And did she weep, imploring  Him not to go away?  And did she say she loved him ?  And beg he would stay ?  Ah, no! She was his mother,  And he was twelve or &o;  She toftk her slipper to him���������  He decided not to go.  ALAS!  ( Truth)  She took my hand  In sheltered nooks:  Sho took my candy  And my books.  She took my flowers  Without demur;  She took the gloves  I sent to her.  She took my ring  With tender smile:  She took my time  For quite a while.  She took my kisses,  Sweetly shy  She took, I must  Confess, my eye.  She took my gifts���������  Wnnbc er J. d send:  She took my rival  In the end.  ���������M ONEY to loan upon improved  real estate.������������������L. P. Eckstein.  A. H. McCallum, licensed auctioneer  w'ql attend to all sales in the district on  reasonable terms  Incorporated 18 6g  Capital paid np, $1,500,000     Reserve Fund. $1,175,000  Head Office 9 Halifax, N. S. '  ' i j      ' -   ^ItAJSTCII'BS.**  Antigonish, N.S., Bathurst, N.B., Bridgewater, N.S., Charlottetown, P.B.I., Dorchester,  N.B., Fredericton, N.B., Guysboro, N.S., Halifax; N.d., Kingston, N.B., Londonderry,  N.S., Lunenbursr. N.S., Maitland, N.S., Moncton, N.B., Montreal, P.Q., NANAIMO,  B.C., Nelson, B.C., Newcastle, N.B., Picton, N.S., Port Bawkesbury, N.S.7 llossland,  B.C., Sackville, N.B., Shubenacadie. N.S., St. Johns, Nfld., Suramerside, P.E.I., Sydney,  N.S., Truro, N.S., Vancouver, B.C., Weymouth, N.S., Woodatook, N.B.  j t  LONDON,���������The Bank of Scotland; PARES,��������� Credit Lyonhais; BERMUDA.���������Bank  of Bermuda; NEW YORK,��������� Chase National Bank;' SAN FRANCISCO,���������Hongkoug  and Shanghai Banking Corporation; BOSTON,���������National Hide and Leather Bank;  CHICAGO,���������American Exchange National Bank; CHINA and JAPAN,���������Hongkong  and Shanghai Banking Corporation.'   O  -*  i , f*.  Accounts received on the most favorable terms.  ��������� j.  Interest allowed on Special Deposits and on Savings Bank Accounts.  All business by mail will be promptly and carefully attended to.  W. A. SPENCER,  ^ , l v .       v. Manager Nanaimo Branch.  , * ������������������  because ks r shsDC    lasts  bog, and seems too simpie.  ,,       ,' .' '**   ~<  ' Pays; him better to use a  wax pore-filler, add polish  up a previous pctfeh.  Paid by die week,  instead of by the pair,  he'd shine the actual  leather,  hard   and  .smooth surfaced,-with  Simon Leiser, So!e-*-Local  Agent.  NOTICE. :  In the matter of the estate of William-  Henry Smith deceased." '_'  - Take,notice that-by an order of His  Hon. Eli Harrison. I have been appointed adminstrator of the above estate. Ail  debts due the above estate must be paid  fortwith and all claims duly verified must  b*������ tiled with me not later than the 30th,  of June 1898, when I will distribute the  assets.  Nanaimo, F. McB.  YOUNG,  May 11, '98.  BLACK DIAMOND  NURSERY.:  Official administrator.  jr������ir sbxb  FOR SALE.���������Two nearly new connters.  Enquire at the News Office.  FOR SALE���������Cumberland residental property on favorable terms by D. B. & L.  Association.  c  FOR SALE.���������My house and two lets in  the village of Courtenay.  K. Gkaxt,-Union.  FOR Rent.���������Fine apartments for living  rooms in Willards brick block. Enquire of  owner on the premises.  FOR SALE, RANCH������������������One mile and a  half from Union, contains 160 acres  and will be disposed of at a low figure. Enquire of James Abrams.  Comox IRoao, Wanaimo, B.Q.  Fuit trees   of  all   descriptions.  Ornamental   trees. Shrubs,; and  a  Roses.  P. O. BOX 190 XXXXXXXX XX X  HUTCHERSON & PERRY.    **  nsroTxoiE  Cumberland and Union Water-works  Company "Ltd.  The Water-works Co., have no objection  to their patrons using water on their gardens but some we see are abusing this privilege, and throwing it '.over their buildings,  and it may be necessary to withdraw this  privilege if the abuse continues.  L. W, Nunns, Secretary.  May 2Gth, 1398,  EDUCATION.  "NTOTICE ia hereby given that the annual  J-^l examination of candidates for certificates of qualification to teach in the Public  Schools of the Prooince will be held as tol-  ows, commencing on Monday, July 4th,  1898, at 8:45 a. m:���������  Victoria, in South Park School Building.  Vancouver, in High School Building.  Kamloops, in Public School Building.  Each applicant must forward a notice,  th rty days before the examination, stating  he class and grade of certificate for which  he will be a candidate, the optional subjects  selected, and at which of the above-named  places he will attend.  Every notiee of intention to be an applicant must be accompanied with satisfactory  testimonial of moral character.  Candidates are notified that all of the  above requirements must be fulfilled before  their applications can be filed.  All candidates for First Class, Grade A,  Certificates, including Graduates, must attend in Victoria to take the subjects prescribed for July 13th and.14th instants, and  to undergo required oral examination.  S. D POPE,  Superintendent of Education.  Education Office,  Vjctckia, Max- 4th, 1898. my 17  NOTICE  TO TAXPAYERS.  Assessment   Act and Provincial  Revenue Tax.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accor-  dance with the Statutes, that Provincial  Revenue Tax and Taxes levied under Assessment Act are now due for the year 1S98.  All of the above named Taxes collectible  within the Comox, Nelson, Newcastle, Den-  man, and Hornby Islands Division of the  District o Comox, are  payable at my office.  Assessed Taxes are collectible at the following rates, viz:  If paid on or before June 30th, 1898���������  Provincial Revenue, $3.00 per capita.  Three-fifths of one per cent on Real Property.  Two and one-half per cent on Wild Laud.  One-half of one per cent on Personal  Property. ���������������������������.,���������'- ;'���������  One-half of one per cent on Income.-  If paidajter June 30th, 1898���������Four-  fifths of .one per cent on Real Property.  Three per cent on Wild Land.  Three-fourthB of one per cent on Personal  Property.  Three-fourths of one per cent on Income.  January, W. B. ANDERSON.  1898. Assessor and Collector  COMOX DIRECTOBY.  H. 0. "LUCAS, Proprietor, COMOX  BAKERY, Comox, B. G.  COURTENAY  Directory.  COURTENAY HOUSE,   A.  H.   McCallum, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE HOTEL,   J'. J.   Grant,  Proprietor.  GEORGE   B.   IiEIGHTON,     Black-  .   smith and Carriage Maker.  ��������� Gordon Murdoek,  Third St.        Union, B.C.  in all its branches,  and Wagons neatly Repaired���������*maa&b>  Espiuialt & Banaimo By.  THE  STEAMER City, or  Nanaimo  WILL RUN AS FOLLOWS:  W.D. OWEN; MASTER,  , ,- _^      Li       *- I  Calling at Way Ports as Freight  and Passengers may offer:  Leave Victoria for Nanaimo  ' Tuesday 7'a.m.  Y ''   Nanaimo tor Comox,  cWednesday 7 a:m.  ' ���������   Comox for Nanaimo  -   Friday 8 a.m������'  1'   Nanaimo for Victoria,,   '��������� ,   -   '  Saturday 7 a.m.  FOR Freight or., Staterooms apply on board,    or at the   Company's  Ticket Office, Victoria Station, Store  Street. ���������'''"> . , ,1    ���������    1 .���������"-"  Esquimalt & Nanaimo  Railway Company, y,  NOTICE.  ,  TO   PROSPECTORS,   Miners,   aha  Holders of Mineral Claims on unoccupied land within the Esquimalt & Nanaime  Railway Company's  Land' Grant���������FOR  ONE YEAR ONLY from thie thedate 61  this notice, the Railway Company will *  sell their rights to all Minerals, (excepting! '  Coal and Iron) and the Surface rights ol  Mineral Claims, at the price ������($5:00 per  acre.   Such sales   will De subject to all -  other reservations contained in' convey- ,  ances   from the   Company   prior to this  date.   One-half of the-purchase money  to,'be paid ten , davs after  recording the  Claim, with the government, and a duplicate of the record to be filed in the Coin-.  1 pany's'Land,Office, Victoria, on payment,  of^the first   instalment.   The balance of  the   purchase   money to-be paid in twoY  equal instalments^ at the expiration of six  and   twelve   months,   without   interest.  Present holders of Mineral Claims who  tv-     i     ..     .     ������������������- *-      - -.  ���������  have not previously made other arrangements wittuthe Company^ for "^acquiring  Surface and Mineral rights,'are hereby  notified to at once make the first pay -  ment on their Claims, as -otherwise they **  will be deemed and treated as trespassers  Lkonard H. Solly,  Victoria, B.C. "1    Land Commissioner  June'i,  1897. J -        ,. 239  0. H. FECHNER.  LEADING   BARBER  and  and Dealer in Fishing Tackle and Sporting Goods..   Cumberland,     B.  C>  General Teaming Powder  Oil, Etc., Hauled. Wood  in Blocks Furnished;  SCAVENGER  WORK DONE  INSUEANOB.  , I am agent for the following reliable  - companies:  The Royal Insurance Company.  The London and Lancashire.  Current Rates.  Can he seen afternoon's at corner offioa  near The News.  James Abkams.  THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR.   ���������  ���������.'���������  ;���������   +   WORLD-WIDE CIRCULATION.  ! Twenty Pases; Weekly; Illustrated.  Indispensable to Mining Men.  - THREE DOLLARS PER YEAR. POSTPAID.  SAMPLE COPIES FRIE.    '  MINING AND SCIENTIFIC PRESS,  220 Market St.,   San Francisco, Cal.  Mm, ���������-���������'���������",  Eggs,  Vegetables.  Having secured the Harngan ranch  I am prepared to deliver aily  pure fresh milk, fresh eggs, and  vegetables, in Union and Cumberland, A share of patronage is  solicited.   JAMES REID.  If our readers have any local news of in  terest( we will be pleased to insert same in.  the local column, if brought to the office.  *Ak  ���������Jl COUSIN GEORGE  \yLr. Dooley Shows How He is Belated  f  to the Hero of Manila.  " Well, " said Mr. Hennessy in tenes of  *" "ii, '  astened joy.    " Dewey didn't do a thing  thim.   I hope th' poor la-ad ian' t coop-  i np there in Minneapolis."'  "Niver.'fear," said Mr., Dooley,  calmly,  f'Cousin George is all r-right."  *������Couain  George?"     Mr.Hennessy   ex-  |jlaimed.  -  "Sure,'' said Mr.   Dooley, "Dewey  or  )poley, 'tis all th' same., We drop a let-  here an' there,' except th'' haitches���������-  ye niver drop thim���������but'rwe're th' same  jnreed of ftghtin'   men.   .Georgy ,has th'  Ihraits iv   th1 family.    Me   uncle   Mike,  f       r ���������  .hat was a handy man���������was tould wanst  I'j **  p-e'd be sint to hell f'rhis manny sins1 an',  e deserved it, f'r ravin' out th' .van sin  v runnin' away, .fr'm  annywan, he  was  Rooked f'r iverything fVm * murdher to  issin'  mass/   fWell,'' he  says   'anny  r������lace I c������n get into' he says *l can get  jjut iv,' he says,* 'Ye bet on tbit,' he says.  "So it is with cousin George.' He knew  \\f way in, an' it's th\same way out.    He  (left Ding Dong, or whativer Mis ye call it,  in', says he, 'Thank Gawd,' he say, 'I'm  ("here McKinley can't give me' his ideas  bow to r-run a quiltin' party an' call it  ar,' he says. An' so he sint a man down  En a divin' shute an' cut th' cables, so's -  [Mack cuddent chat.with him.   Thin he  (prances up to th' Spanish forts an' hands  ('thim* a few oranges;  -Tosses thim out  (like a man throwin'handbills f'r circus;  [Take that,'he says, 'an' raymimber th'  (Maine,' says he.   An' he goes  into th'  I'larbor, -where * What-th'-ell is; an', says  Lfce,'.'Sui-rinder,'   he says.   'Niver,'~ says  kthe Dago.   'Well,' says ceusin George,  ri'H just have to push you ar-round,' he  says.   An'he tosses a few slugs, at th'  iSpanyard.   Th'Spanish admiral shoots  [at him 'with a  bow an'   arrow an'  goes  (over an" writes a cable, 'This mornin' he  (was attackted,' he, says 'An' we fought*  ���������th* inimy witht great courage,' he says,  ���������''Our vichtry is  complete! he  says, 'We  [have lost iverything we had' he says,  ���������'Th' treacherous foe,' he ~savs, 'afther de-  .stroyin' us, sought refuge  behind a rhud-  iscow,' he says^'out nawthin' daunted us. <  'What boats we cudden't r-run ashore we  lurnndered, he says,'rcan not write no  '-more,' he savs,-'as me coat tails are afire,'  i.he says,  'an'1  r������m bravely but rapidly  .tleapin' fr'm^wan'vessel to another, follow-  Mid be me valiant crew with a fire engine,'  ���������Ihe says.    'If I can save'me coat tails,' he  ^says, 'they'll be no kick comin,' he says.  "'Long live Spain, long live mesilf.'  >-   "'Well, sir, in ^wenty-eight minyites be  [ ,th' clock Dewey he had all th' Spanish  ..boats sunk an' that there harbor look in'  tike a Spanish stew. Thin he r-run down  ';th' bay an* handed a few war-rm wans  "* into th* town.   He set it on fire an" thin  -'wint ashore to war-rm his poor hands an'  feet.   It chills th' blood not to have anything to do f'r an hour or so."  "Thin why don't he write something ?"  demanded Mr. Hennessey.  ,   "Writer" echoed Mr. Dooley.  "Write?  Why shud he write.    D'ye think cousin  Geoge ain't got nawthin' to do but to set  pown  with a fountain   pen   an' write:  I'Dear Mack:  At 8 o'clock I  begun a  ;}peaceful blockade iv this town.   Ye can  I see th' pieces i very where.    I hope ye'er  injyin' th' sime gr-reat blessin .   So no  more  at   prisint.    Fr'm   ye'ers   thruly  | George Dooley/   He   ain't   that   kind.  l-! Tis a nice day, an' he's there smokin' a  good tin-cint SM-gar an' throwin'  diet  l f'r th* dhrinks.    He don't care  whether  '(, we know what he's done or not.    I bet  | ye whin we come to find out about him  we'll hear he's  ilicted   himself king iv  Ith' F'lip-ine islands.    Dooley th' wanst.  '! He'll be settin' up there undher a pa'm  p three with  naygurs fannm' him   an'   a  "I'dhroy iv ticker in th' hollow iv his ar-rm  ^an" hootchy-hootchy girls dancin' befure  him, an' ivery tin pr t.vinty mihyits some  i, wan  bringin'   a  prisoner   in.    'Who's  this?'says King   Dooley.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  SHRUBS, ROSES, RHODODENDRONS, GREENHOUSE AND  BEDING OUT PLANTS.   ,  ������ - ** ; *  Agricultural Implements  SPRAY PUMPS,   FERTILIZERS;  BEES and BEE SUPPLIES.  Most Complete Stock  in B.   C.  NO> AGENTS.  " Catalogue FiiEE.'  M. J.  HENRY,  v    -*- ' i     *,  - ������  6CH Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER,,' B. 0.  FLflflE, IRUIT,  Yegetable and Pet  Stock Show.   ���������  ���������-/ *  lo Be Held in Cnmberlaul,  Aug..3d, and 4th.  /PRIZE LIST; '  C. HJARIiLL  ���������j 1  BEST COLLECTION OF FLOWERS  ' ..' * *     '    /     Prizes.   .  pot  1  cut  I St.  $1.50. ,  1.50 *  1.50  1.50  1.00  l.OO  1.00  1.50  ,  1.00 s  -1.50  1.00,  1.00  1.00  .1.50 .  156  1.50  .-1.00'  1.50  1.00 ! L  '' Asters, cut  Balsams^   "  Carnations,    ~  ' Chrysanihemum,'  Canna, pot  Candy Tuft,' cut  Cockscomb,    "  . Dahlia,    '      "  Daisy, " ,  Chinese pinks,"  - Digitalis,     ���������  Flowering Sage,  Ferns, pot,  Fuschia,  Geraniums,  ' Ghidiolas,  , Hollyhock,  , Helio'rope, ,   "  Honeysuckle, "  Hydrans-j**., I oo)'  1st Pfue by H. j: Theobaldf  Ice plant,  Larkspur,  Lobelia,        pot  Lavender,  Lupin,  Lillies,  Marigold  Mignonette,  Nasturtium,  Mimulus,  Oleander, best plant,  1.00  Oxalis,      ( 1.50  , Palm, plant 1.50  Petunia, 1.50  Pansy,     # 6.00  By Simon Leiaer, in  goods, at the store.     '  Phlox, Dumondi,  Phlox, perennial,  Poppy, best col.  Pinks, Florist.  cut  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.50  1.50  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.50  1.50  2d.  \  50  ,5?  50  50  50  50  50  50  . 50  50  50  . 50  50  50  '50  50  ���������Jp  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  - 50  50  00  50  50  50  40)  ���������So  .50  .00  5������l  ODealer in  Stoves and Tinware  r      ���������*���������    j j  Plumbing and general  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY   DONE  ������S"Agent for the  Celebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and   Ranges���������-  * r "*** *     *  / Manufacturer of the  New Air-tight:heaters   * 1   Onions, six,                  - 1 00 50  > Peas, best dish,      '��������� 1 00 50  ,      RadUh, 3 bunches, 100 50  ,    r* Rhubarb, 6 stalks, 100 50  Spinach, 1 basket,' 1 00 .   50  n     Squash, crook neek, 3 100 50  To-mat������,six, ���������    '     ' 100 ,* 50  Turnips, for table, 6 100 50  '    ^ , "     \p   .FRUIT.^        '" '"' '  Currants, red,.beat plate,,1 00 > 50  ; Currrants, black/ best plate, 100 50     ������  Currant Wine, best -,  ,, bottle,            \  ,'       1 00 - 50  '   J     ' v.  "* *"- ''   ���������>'- *"' Y>  Gooseberries,* best plate,    100    * 50  ' Strawberries, best plate, 100,      50  Blackberries, best plate, 1 00       50   .  '   J ;    *        Apnles:-'  Early Harvest,   - "*       100 ,   50  Yellow Transparent, ;; 1 00       50  Red Astriishan,    ''^Y 100       50     -  Pears, Bartlett,     i    /, 1 00 ,.  50  "   Clapp's favoritef 1 00       50,  "   other varieties, .. 1 00 <   50  Plums, best plate, yellow 1 00       50  ������        ������ \������.   rej;,   100       50  " " ������* blue, 100 50  Peaches ������������ " , < ��������� 100 50  Cherries, best plate, black, 1 00 50  ..-���������*-������    "   light, 1 00     < 50  '  CHICKENS.  Best pair, White Plymouth  Buck,  V  100  50  McPhee & Moore from store.  Best pair, Blue, bar/ed Ply������ /  mouth Hock, ,- ,1 00      .50  1 B^stjpair, Brown Leghorn, 1 00 50  Bjsfc'pair White"   ,   " 1 00 )   .- 50  by McPhee & Moore at store)  Best "   Buff v " 1 00>    ' 50  by Mr. Willard.*        '       f  Best pair Laugthans,      1 00 -50  "������   'Wyandottee*.        1 00 \ 50  McPhee <fc Moore at store. , j*  "   Houdans,             1 00 50  ���������������   Bautanis, 1 00 50  "   Light Brahmahs, 1 00) -, 50  by McPhee 6c Moore store. )  "   Dark       " 100, 50  ���������������   Black Spanish,   2 00    1 00)  Agateware, by C. H. Tarbell.      \  '���������   Black Minorcas, 1 00)      50  McPhee & Moore at store.    S  ������������  !  ���������������  ������������  by Gus Hauck in goods at store.!i  Roses,   ���������"     "  By Peacey & Co.,  Snap Dragon,  Stocks  Sun Flowers,  Sweet Peas,  >*.oo)  1.00  1.50  1.50  150  3*oo  00  5"  .50  .Sot  )re.)  ������'    Cochin,  Buflf        ������������  Dorking,  Hamberg,  Gamed  Best Canary Singer,  Babbits, best pair  Best pair Fantail  Pigeons, 1 00  T. D. McLean offers a prize of $4.00 payable oat of his store to the exhibitor who  takes the most prizes.  1 00  100  100  1 00  1 00  1 50  100  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  in.  'A  Spanish  gin'ral,'   saye th' copper. .  Give him   a  |j typewriter an" set him to wurruk,' says  % th' king.    4On  with th' dance,'he says.  An' afther awhile,  whin he gets tired iv  . j th' game, he'll write home an' says he's  V-j got the islands an' hell tur-rn them over  V}f'to th' goverrimint an'go back to his ship,  & an' Mark H*nna '11 organize th' F'lip-ihe  island jute an' cider company, an' th' ri-  jivoliitehinlsts '11 wish they hadn't. That's  j-,-) what'll happen.    Mark me wurrud."  ���������Chicago Journal.  NOTIQB  ;v I hereby give notice that it is my inten-  , tion ao apply thirty days after this notide  u'to the Board of Licencing Commissioners of  tbo City of Cumberland for a licence to sell  u fermented and intoxicating liquor by aetail  at my premises, known as the " New England, " on lot 3 block 3, Cumberland.  22nd M&y, 1880. Wm, Gleason,  ''{*  by Gus Hauck in goods at store  Verbena, 1.50 .50  Zinnia, 1.50 .50  Immortelles 1.50 .50  Best collection of  annual   flowers cut $3  and $2, by C. S. Ryder���������' 'Cheap John."  Best collection of perennials, $3 and $2.  Best collection of wild flowers by children  under 14 years. $100        50  Best col. of annual flowers, cut, grown by  children under 14 years of age.    First prize  by. J". P. Davis, 1 doz., pot plants;  2d prize  by J. J. R. Miller $1 worth of bulbs.  Best collection of pot plants $3 aud $2.  " specimen  of  hanging  baskets $1.50  and 50 cents.   '  Be8t specimens Geranium $1.00  '' specimen of Fuschia $1.00 '  "        "        "Rose $1.00  Note.���������This exhibition is under the  auspices of the Comox Agricultural Society; but the committee in charge will not  allow it to be a burden on that society.  They estimate the receipts, and contributions received will be ample to pay the  prizes offered, but if not they will be paid  proportionately so far as the money goes;  if more is realized than the prizes and expense* amount to, the prizes will be increased accordingly, which is hoped will  be the case.  ./������������������"���������   VEGETABLES.  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Deposits received from $1.00  upwards and interest  allowed. ������������������mibm ���������**-���������  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming  At reasonable rates.  KUpatrick,  Union.B.C  x    also    X  Horseshoing and  GENERAL  Blacksmith! ng.  ~���������o������������������  All business by mail carefully'  and promptly attended to.  W. A. SPENCER,  Manager.  For OrnamenW wi  Greenhi vhc arid-  Cut Flowers^ GO  Shrubs, Roses,  Bedding Plants,  TO���������  J. P.  Davis.  Cumberland; B*. C,  E3T Ornamental Designs ar^Sfeccial^.  **<W������-*,ttjr*-*������ ��������� *���������- t^m. n ���������������&'  BY LAWRENCE C. LYNCH.  (00XT1NUBD.)  ' -     .  , ' i - - - i  j Mr. Lamotte is there, subdued, yet  'affable, and Frank, too, who is paler,  than usual, but quite self-possessed.  . Near the party abov-* mentioned, may  , be seen the two city physicians, but, and  here is another 'cause for wonderment,  Doctor Benoit is not present; and, who  ever knew the good doctor to miss an  occasion like this?  '  "Business must be urgent, when it  keeps Benoit away from such a trial,"  whispers 'one gossip to another, and the  second endorses the opinion of the first.  Sitting there, scanning that audience,  with a spemingly careless glance, Constance feels her heart sink like lead in  her bosom.  1 She feels, she knows, that already in  the minds of most her lover is a condemned man. She knows that the weight  of evidence will be against ��������� him. They  have a defense, it is true, but nothing  will overthrow the'fact that John Burrill  went straight to the house of the prison-  errand was found-dead hard by.  All along she has hoped, she knew not  what, from'Bathurst: But * since lie returned Sybil's note in so strange and  abrupt a manner, she has ,rhad no word.  or signr from , him, and now she doubts  him, she distrusts everything.'  But, little   by- little,  -day,by day, ,she  j has been schooling her heart to   face one  'last desperate alternative.! Her lover shall  be saved!   Let   the ,trial go on.    Let the *  worst come. Let the fatal verdict be pro-"'  nounced, if it 'must;* after -that, perisli  the "Wardour honor.    What - if ��������� she must  trample   the ^heart,- out   of  a^ mother's  'breast?    What if she   must fling into the  ' breach the life of   a ��������� blighted, - wronged,-  helpless, perhaps dying sister woman?  Hardening her heart, crushing down  her pride, she, muttered desperately on  this last day of doubt and   suspense.  "Let them all go.'. 'Lett*'the verdict be  what; it may, ' 'Clifford Heath ���������*" shall not  Buffer a felon's doomj"   \ ������������������ -'      ���������  Then., she had 'nerved herself - to, calm-  . ness and gone to face the inevitable.  >  "Prisoner at the bar, are you guilty or-  not guilty?" *> , ^ -  The   reading   of   the   indictment has  turned all eyes upon the prisoner's   face.'  , He stands .erect,    his   head- haughtily  poised, his' clear   dark   eyes   fixed fully  upon the judge. '   '   ,  "'".-am not guilty, your.honor."  A murmur   runs   through . the   court  room.    The stranger bends to,whisper to  Constance.    The trial proceeds."   '     r   ' "Y  \   Onee���������again all   the   evidence, brought  forward at the inquest is repeated���������sworn  vto^���������dilated upon.    Once   again it presses -  down" and'the   chances  the scales down,  *^. I,. -   for the prisoner hang.light in the'balahce.  Y        One   thing   puzzles "< the"������ prosecuting  * ' attorney, and troubles the'mind' of   Jas  per Lamotte..     ."   *   " ' :  O'Meara, the   shrewd, "--,the   fox-like���������  , , O'Meara, who never lets pass a flaw or a  loophole for * criticism-- who   never -loses  t     a chance to pick and "torture and puzzle  a witness, is strangely indifferent.  * One by one the witnesses for the prose  cution pass before him;   little   by   little  ,they   build   a   mqun,tain     of    evidence  ^gainst his client. He declines to'examine  them. He listens to'their" testimony with  the air of a bored'  play-goer   at   a   very  i poor farce.   *  After tho testimony of the two masons,  ' , comes that of the   party   who   last   saw  j John Burrill in life. "They testify* as. they  did at   the   inquest���������neither   more,   nor  'less. , ���������      *������������������  }     Then come the'-dwellers   in   Mill avenue.    They,are  all there but Brooks and  > Nance Burrill.  > "Your honor,"   says   the   prosecuting  ..,        ( attorney,   ''two   of  our  witnesses���������two  ' very important ones���������are absent. , Why  , they are absent, we;do not know. Where  "' they may be found, is a profound mys-  l tery. ���������    ,  *  I "One of these witnesses, a man called  , Brooks, we believe to have been especially intimate with the- murdered man.  We think that he* could have revealed the  secret which, the prisoner took such deadly  (measures to cover up. This.man can not  be found. He disappeared shortly after  the murder.       -  "Our other witness vanished almost  , simultaneously. This other was the di-  . vorced wife of the murdered Burrill. She",  too, knew too much. Now I do not insinuate���������I do not cast any stones, but  there are some, not far distant, who  could explain these two mysterious disappearances, 'an they would.' " i  "An they .will!" pops in   the   hitherto  mute O'Meara.    "They'll' make .several  knotty points clear to  your   uriderstand-  , ing, honoi'-ible sir.""'"' i  ���������'"f    A retort rises to   his   opponent's   lips,  ; and a, wordy  war   seems   imminent, but  the   crier   commands   "Order     in    the.  ��������� Court," and the two antagonists glare at  ' each other mutely, while the trial moves  on.  Frank Lamotte comes upon the witness stand. As before, he tells, .nothing  "new; , ��������� ..' .���������.,....  .'*. ...  He was aware that, .his   brother-in-law"  possessed some secret Of-Doctor   Heath's.  Did not know the nature of   it, .-but.inferred'from words. Burrill .had-let.drop,-  that it was of a damaging character.  Upon being   questioned, as   .to,his  acquaintance -with the prisoner,   and   what  he knew of his  disposition ; and   temper,  he replies that he has' known the prisoner since he first came to . W���������; liked him  , very much; never   had any personal misunderstanding,, although of   late the prisoner   had;-chosen', to   tr^'tvham"-vyith  *. marked, coldness.  As5;to his temper���������well, he must admit  takes his   son's   place.    He   is   the  last!  fitness for the prosecution. |  **" He has less   to   say , than   any  of the  others. ; , - I  He had heard   of  his   son-in-law's en- j  counter with   Doctor 'Heath,   of course; j  knew that a.feud existed- between them, '  could not so much as guess at the nature  ,pf it. , The prosecuting attorney is about  to dismiss   him   sans   ceremonie,   when .  jMr. O'Meara,springs into sudden activity  and announces his desire to examine the j  witness. *  His opponent stares astonished, a murmur runs through the room; the Court  bids him proceed. <  "Mr. Lamotte," begins O'Meara; rising  to his feet with provoking slowness, and  then propounding his questions with a  rapidity which leaves the witness no time  for thought. "Mr. Lamotte, what can !  you tell us of this missing, witness,  Brooks?" '*  * Mr. Lamotte stares in ji-ii' * -i-^topish-  ment, then instinctively scenti .���������������������������,������������������ (',-u-rc-r  ahead, he makes an effort to ralJy his  forces that have been scattered by the  lawyer's unexpected bomb.  "What do I know of the man Brooks?"  he repeats slowly. "I don't, comprehend  you, sir."  '' I asked a plain question,'' retorts the  lawyer, crisply.  ".I believe the man has been in my  employ," ��������� ventures the witness, as if  making an effort to recall some very insignificant personage.   ' --> ������  "When?"     '     - .    ,, ,f'   .  "That I do not remember*, sir."  "Ah! Perhaps you have forgotten when  last you saw this fellow, Brooks?" '  - "I think-I saw him,- for the'last time,'  two days before my son-in-law was killed.  I was at the depot, starting for the city.'*  I think Brooks left- town on the same  train." ' <       " ���������        *_   -j r  "And you have not seen him since?"  "Not to my knowledge." "  "Make an effort to think,', sir. Brooks  has been seen in* W��������� since.; It is known  that he has visited Mapleton. Try to recall that visit." "*"'   ,   ,  Mr. Lamotte ponders anil falls into the  trap. ,     ,    . |       ,  ��������� "A man came to Mapleton on tlie day  of Mr.,,Burrill's funeral," he says, slowly. "I believe, upon reflection,, that it  was Brooks; he wished to see the body."  "Did you see this'man on that occasion?" : * ���������  "1 did; for a moment only, he came to  me with his request.',''  ",You are'siire this man wa-3* Brooks?"  "Not beyond a doubt.   I was troubled,,)'  and   busy. \ It   was   one   of my factory  'hands; I think it was the man Brooks." ",  "Mr: Clerk,"   says   O'Meara,   turning  suddenly- to   that  functionary, ."please  take down Mr. Lamotte's statements..'He  is not sure that it was the'man Brooks."  Mr. Lamotte looks^   disconcerted*, 'for a  moment.    * ' V        ,  , Bui O'Meara goes vigorously on, leaving him no time to collect his , thoughts.  "Now,, _,Mr. Lamotte,- what" do you  know of this woman ' who calls,' herself  Nance Burrill?" . *" /   *  "Nothing," with'a glance of offended  dignity. -  i   "Nothing!   I   am   told   that   she has  worked- in your mills."  "It-ispossible; I am not my own overseer, however, and do not know all my  people."  ''Have you ever heard- that this wo7  man could tell things that would not reflect credit upon your dead son-in-law?"  -"No, sir," haughtily.  '' Were you aware that this woman is  not to be found, before learning the same  in court?"  "No, sir! I consider your questions irrelevant. ''  "Possibly," retort*; O'Meara, drily. "I  have not more to ask, sir." Then turning  toward the jury, he says, rapidly :���������  "May it please your honor and the gentlemen of the jury, just here I have a  word to say:���������  '' You have heard the evidence ' against  my client; you have heard the life and  honor of a -high-minded gentleman,  against whom there was never before a  breath of scandal or blame, sworn away  by a handful of saloon loafers, and a  pack of ignorant old women.  ; * "I mean no disrespect to the loafers or  the old women in question: I' suppose if  the good Lord had not intended them for  what they are, he would have made them  otherwise���������and then there would have  been no evidence against - my * client. I  name them what they are, because, when  this honorable jury weighs the evidence,  I want them to weigh the witnesses as  well." ,,   ^  "The gentleman wished to say one  word," sneers the prosecution.    "Has he  The Honorable,. George Heathercliffe  turns toward the prisoner,' and a smile  deepens the blue* of his eyes, and intensifies the kindly expression' of his handsome  mouth.  "I have'seen the prisoner before," he  replies, still smiling. "  "Have you known -him previous to  his advent in W���������?*.' .  "I have."  ������ "For long?",  ,"For many years.*" J  ' "My honorable opponent has hinted  that there is a, mystery hanging about  this man. He even hazards a guess that  his name "may not be Clifford Heath.  Do you know aught of this mystery?!'    (  "I do." ,  "Does the prisoner bear a name not  his own?"  "He does not bear his own name entire." ' ���������   '  " Mr.'Heathercliffe; who is this man  who calls himself Doctor Clifford Heath?"  "He is Sir'Clifford Heathercliffe, and  my elder brother." "   ,  CHAPTER XLII. '   ���������  There is a profound sensation   in  the  court room.  Constance-Wardour calchrs >'T brpr.tii,  and bends forward to look ar, her lover,  the color coming and going hotly in her  cheeks. She had chosen to hear nothing  of his past, and so Mr. O'Meara has introduced the Honorable George Heattier-  cliffe, that morning, saying only: Y'A  most important witness, Constance ;,a'  strong witness."      . , ���������   I  "'.'He is-Sir;Clifford  Heathercliffe,   and  my >elder brother." - ���������    .  '..'Mr. Rand,i the prosecuting attorney,  moves uneasily in his seat, and begins  to wonder what small shot O'Meara holds  back of this big shell.      , .,     .   *  j Without seeming to notice the, sensation created by his self-possessed witness,'  O'Meara goes on rapidly. *"       ' Y-  V How Jong has your brother, Sir Clif-  of our father, and possessed over' 'him, a  strong magnetic influence... ' He was less  than two years, older than Clifford, ,and  the two closely resembled each other.' {  "From their academic days, Herbert  was an idler, a spendthrift, a squire .of  dames, par excellence.- Clifford was devoted to study,- and not enamored of so-  1 ciety. , '  "It is not   my purpose- to follow   step  by   step   the   downward   career " of   my  brother Herbert, only such ^of   his   misdeeds as affected Clifford need be brought  forward here.  , ''I have said that, Herbert was a spendthrift. He was perpetually borrowing of  Clifford, and always'in debt.   '  "Wlien Clifford, who had a monomania for the medical profession, , announced his intention to go to Germany  and pursue his studies there, the first  trouble came. ',)''��������� *  / , "Herbert,who for his own selfish ends,  wished to Jceep Clifford and '* his 'purse  nearer, Cliffe Towers, incited' my father  to oppose the scheme. This was easy.  Lord Heathercliffe did not believe-in the*  dignity of labor, 'arid the two voted this  new departure a family disgrace. , They .  said so much, and in such,offensive language, thai Clifford, in open defiance' of  his father's commands, -turned his back  upon us all, and went to Heidelberg.  "But, Herbert's career had, only begun. In a little while it was," discovered  that our father's name "had been  forged'  Evidently his tersely told storyof brotherly sacrifice, has touched the "human-  ness" of that 'strangely-mixed , audience.  During,the moment of clamor and confusion, Doctor   Benoit   enters   the court -  ��������� room^ and almost unobserved seats   himself* beside the New York medical experts.  A   smile   of    gratification    rcomesV--,to  O'Meara's face   at the   sight of,this Lata .  arrival, and when the court is restored to-  quiet, he says:���������    *' - ��������� *  "Let Doctor Benoit be sworn."  The doctor'testifies as. follows:,���������        ,  Being called to examine the wounds  upon the person' of John- Burrill, he  found that they could not have been  made with ; the knife found with tha-''  body. The identical knife, being put' into-  his hands, he explains how a cut mado-  by such a keen, heavy weapon, must ap-.  pear and describes the knife that* must,  have been used upon tho body.   , ,  "It was a smaller weapon," he' says,,.  "thinner bladed and much lighter. Is  must have been shorter by'two -or, three  inches.'' ' ' ,  Then he adds that the   surgeon's knife  has never been, used   upon   a body, the  blood has'been smeared on by an inartistic hand.     ,   , .. ���������*  '   "It would be impossible," he says, "to  withdraw   this' knife   from   a   bleeding.  wound with no other 'blood   marks-,than ,-  those it bears." . , <,        '  Doctor Gaylor and Professor   Harrington corroborate" his every statement,   and  Ui  ���������.a- .  t   I  ford Heathercliffe,,been in America?"-.  t "For more than four years." ��������� /  ''"Until you received the telegram ^calling you to his aid, did   you know where  , to find your, brother ? "  "I did not."    , ,' ,   ( "  , "Mr. Heathercliffe, have you that tele-  ������gram in your possession?"  - "I have.",  "Will you permit his honor, the judge,  to see that telegram?" **  ."Assuredly." He draws forth a mo-  .rocco letter case, and taking therefrom  a slip ,of paper hands it to O'Meara. That  astute gentleman'passes it carelessly, on to  the clerk, saying:u'tRead it please."  Rising to receive'the   paper  the   clerk  reads:���������     j iIt '  ' "Honorable George Heathercliffe, -  "[  Y-       "*   "Cliffe Towers, etc., etc  \  "Come1 at once to" W���������, R,��������� County.���������  Sir Clifford is in deep trouble.  ,.    ���������       --'���������.     "BATHTJRST-A  - ".Bathurst!" the name falls -involuntarily from the lips of Mr. Rand; he  knows the expert by reputation, and this'  is the first intimation he has -. received,  that so shrewd a man is at work in the  interest of Clifford Heath. . ,  ��������� "Is this the only  ceived?"  ?������1\*1*1JF?^ when their   testimony   is   'done  there isY  ~ ,������������������       i.._     "1-"    "*     *"* "       another sensation in the court room..     ,  As Doctor Benoit passes   by   O'Meara,  ,  in returning from the   witness stand,'ho,  tosses over a piece   of   paper*,, which'tho  lawyer- seizes, scans eagerly,   and , stows  carefully away. ^r    He' consults some papers for a moment -  catcd my brother, Clifford, and placed the, and ,then says:���������   '"        , ,,    .    " -  'guilt were it belonged* yit .was Herbert Y , -"I wish to recall Francis Lamotte.V. t\  'who had forged my father's namel-'Y ��������� Frankrcomcs again/upon/the stand} ',  - " There was 'a - terrible scene'' at ,the j: his eyes "seem'fixed on Vacancy; , his * face  Towers. Herbert 'swore eternal enniity "is .white and, rigid*; his' answers' come ii������ '  towards Clifford, .and" Clifford"predicted a dry monotone.. * ' * -' '<,-?��������� '*- " Y������' *- '  -then and there   the   downfall   of all our  ed to my brother Clifford. He, came,.in  hot haste on receipt of a telegram,and he  did.-not come .alone. He brought with  him, Detective Bathurst, whom he was,  . so fortunate as to find- at Scotland Yard.s:  ' '' I need not dwell^on '** what5 followed;  Bathurst is a .keen' detective; ' he vindi-  -*���������  message   you   re-  pride, , through   Herbert's "Ifollies. ,;��������� I <,re-  , member his words distinctly :���������  ' " 'Let me tell you how 'this will end,  Lord   Heathercliffe,'   he   said; ' 'I,, have  not   grown   up   beside ��������� Herbert,   not to  , know him. Our name has heretofore been  stainless; we'shalMteep   it-so'tnb longer;  it will be dragged in "the mud, smirched,  hissed, disgraced utterly. But.I w;ill never  permit myself to go down, with   the fall'  [ of   the   Heathercliffes;    I   renounce '-all"  claims upon you;'l renounce   my succes-,  sion; I renounce a name already contaminated; the world is my .heritage; I shol)  leave England;   I  shall   leave Europe; I  will make ' me   a   new name, and build  my   own   fortune.    When ' Herbert-i has  'broken your heart, and   ruined your fortunes, as he   surely;   will,   aud when his  debaucheries1 have'' brought   him   to an-  early grave, as  they ''must,   then let the,  'title fall to   George; he   is   younger; he ,  can not feel this shame so keenly; as for r  me. I will never   wear -the -title; I"will'  never be pointed out as   the   peer whose  elder   brother   was ra rake, a'seducer, .a j  forger, .and Herbert is all these.' ' '      - - !  "Clifford   'went   back   to   Heidelberg;  * Herbert remaiend at- the   Towers, whin- ..  ing, pleading, shamefully fawning  upon  a doting and half imbecile old man. j  "He feigned   illness; he   feigned peni  "No, later in the day this came." , . , _    ���������   ,    ,   .,  He produced and passed a second   des-    te^ce, and finally he held my father more  patch,' which is read like the first.  "Honorable George Heathercliffe, etc.  "Before starting find out everything  you can concerning one John, or Jonathan, Burrill, once in the employ of your  father. BATHURST."  said it, or is   this   the   beginning   of his  { plea?"  "It would be better for your case if it  were the beginning of my plea," cuts in  OjMeara; "my witnesses will.be less to  the   gentleman's   ,liking   than   are   my  ' words.  ���������"Your honor, first then, the gentleman  for the .'prosecution, in making his preliminary remarks, has . dwelt at length  upon* the fact that my client is comparatively a stranger to W���������; a stranger with  a mystery. Now, then, I wish to show  that it is possible for a stranger to W���������  tb.be an ��������� honorable   man,   with   an unr  . blemished past; and that it is equally  possible for a dweller in this classic and  hitherto   unpolluted   town,    to be a liar  ...and to perjure himself most foully.  j     "Let the Honorable   George   Heather-  ' cliffe take the   stand.     * ���������  "And mark you. this gentleman is the  Honorable George Heathercliffe, of Cliffe  -.Towers, Hampshire, . England, member  of parliament, and honored ofthe Queen.  His passports have been examined by our  honorable judge, thereby saving the necessity for too much unpolished   Yankee  v criticism."  i     "It has failed to save us a dose of Irish  xi>'-L'������l-J1- '     _iV i '-    - , ,���������-.:.���������--'    pig-headedness,     however,"    interpolates  that frfr.^s ver^^|^;.ve^:qwqkly roused,.... th(, opposin   b^ter. '-"r  very difficult to*, control,, -heRelieved.  Prisoner.was by nature intbierariV* to a  fault.  presence of witheiss 611 many -occasions.  Being shown the   knife   found   in tlie  During the burst of smothered laughter  -iv  t   j-'������������������������������������������; ���������'���������������������������-  o.    1.        .i.      .      that   follows,     the     stately     fair-haired  He had shwn ^^pp^n ^-.-stranger quits his place beside Constance,  ���������n������^��������������������������������� and takes the stand.  He is duly sworn, and then Mr.  O'Meara begins, with much impressive-  ness:���������  "Mr. Heathercliffe, turn your eyes  upon the prisoner, my client. Have you  ever seen him before entering this court  room?"  cellar, he examines, it carefully,   and pronounces it'  to be   the" one   he''has''Often  seen'.in- Doctor Heath's instrument *���������'  or its precise counterpart.  ;Thifijeiijis..histe^tiiiiony.,   O'Meara has  jio questions to ask; and Jasper- Lamotte'���������  "���������case,  , The two Lamottes glance uneasily at  each other. Whither is this examination  tending?  "Did you   follow the   instructions in  this last telegram?" asks O'Meara.  "I did."  A bland smile widens the mouth of  the little Irish lawyer. - He waves his  hand magisterially.  "That is all, for the present, Mr.  Heathercliffe," he says, suavely, and  amazement sits on every countenance.  And now Mr. Rand bends forward and  flings himself into the arena, while O'Meara leans back in* his chair, his eyes  twinkling maliciously.  "Mr. Heathercliffe," begins   the cross-  examiner,    "Your    two   despatches   are  signed' Bathurst.' Who is this Bathurst?''  '' Mr. Bathurst, sir, is a   very able   detective. "  "Ah!   He is   known   to   you, I   presume?"  .    "He is," bowing gravely.  "Now, Mr. Heathercliffe, it strikes me  as singular that an English gentleman  should be on such familiar terms with a  Yankee detective; and still more strange  that an English nobleman should be  masquerading in America, as a country  physician. I should like an explanation  of these things." -  " My brother came to America   on   account of family troubles, sir. Is it neces-.;  sary that I make a fuller statement?"  He asks   this   hesitatingly,. and   Mr. 1  Rand fancies that he sees   a point to   be  gained.   He does not see that O'Meara is  struggling to   conceal the smile of   satisfaction that will creep into his face.  "I consider it necessary,sir. It is high  time that we knew why we have been  honored by this incognito���������nobleman."  The witness turns an , unruffled countenance towards the judge.-  "If the Court will permit me to tell  my brother's story in , my own way (it  will take some time,) I shall be glad, to  enlighten this legal gentleman."  The Court gives its gracious permission; Attorney Rand resumes his seat;  O'Meara fairly grins his delight; Constance leans forward, breathlessly; the  prisoner casts one look about him, and  then rests his head upon his hand; there  is breathless silence in the court, as the*  Honorable George Heathercliffe begins:���������[  than ever his adoring slave.  "I can not prolong   this   recital.    It is  needless. Herbert ran his race of infamy.  ��������� My father died broken hearted.     Clifford  searched all England  to   bring   Herbert,  then a fugitive, to his father's death bed;  I but the   officers   of   justice   were before  , him.    They ran him down in an obscure  provincial   village,   and,    to  escape   the  consequences, of   his   misdeeds,   Herbert  Heathercliffe crowned his life of mad folly  by dying a suicide's death.k  "And now I must turn a page in my  own personal history:���������  "Prior to my father's death, I had  formed an attachment for the only  daughter of a proud and wealthy country  gentleman, our neighbor. But I was a  younger son, and by my father's will,  made upon his death-bed,' Clifford was  his heir. Herbert had squandered half  our father's fortune, but a handsome sum  still remained.  "Realizing the hopelessness of my  suit, I was preparing to quit England,  taking with me my mother's legacy,  which would amply suffice for 'a bachelor's wants, but was too meager a sum  to lay at the feet of a beauty and an heiress. To make my departure more bitter,  I had learned that the woman of my  choice returned my affections.  "Then Sir Clifford swooped down  upon me. Before I could guess his intent, he had sought and gained the consent of my wife's father; had transferred  to me all his fortune, reserving only his  mother's legacy, which was tlie same as  mine. He forced mo to accept by tho  strength of his splendid will. He; installed  me as master of Cliffe Towers. He hastened the maiTiage' preparations. He remained long enough , to dance at bur  wedding, and then he left us���������prouclasa  king, independent as a gypsy, blameless,  fearless, high-souled.  "He came to America, and never permitted tis to know his whereabouts. At  regular intervals, we received his letters  ���������many whimsical descriptions of his new . was found?'  . ���������"Mr. Lamotie,''.' begins O'Meara, brisk-* '!.,  ly., "Tt< is j understood that you have been  a student in Doctor Heath's office."      '   ' ''  ," That is true."   ,    ***���������-���������    v      ,** .:  ,���������" During the time you   studied   there,  hadyou free   access   to   the -office at all  *hours?" ' '.    ��������� -        * '���������  , ."I-had."      ''","'������������������  '���������,     '  "I judge, then, that   you^ must   have. .,  . possessed a pass key?" *  "I did."'   -���������' ' ',       "   ".    '  "Is that key still in*your   possession?"     'I  "No.",        -        - ''.,', '   * '  "How did you dispose of that key?"  "I think it was lost;, it has been out of   "  "my possession for some time." <  <       > '      ' *  Y "Where did you;lose this'key?!' ���������  -   "I do,not remember; possibly at home, "   -  possibly' at the office. <��������� It has ,been out of '  ��������� my possession for some timo." >  , "Since losing your key,  how did-you--   ���������  gain access to the office in   ths * doctor's,"  absence?" * , '  '���������  "T have,visited the office; ��������� very'1 seldom  of late,' and(not ' once since .losing tha  key, in the absence of Dqctor, Heath.','   \   ���������' ���������'-*'  ."Mr. Lamotte,   was . there any way to y*  distinguish your lost key from ' that used  by my client?" ' - Y*,  "Yes; my. key was newer than his, and      r  brighter." '     , -      .,  "It was my client's custom to' keep an",  extra* suit in his office closet,was it not?"  "Yes." ' ������������������     ���������  "And it would be verynatiual that, in  exchanging one   garment   for another, a,  glove or   handkerchief   should   be sometimes left in the discarded garment?"  "Quite natural." o  "Now let "us suppose that* on tho  night of the murder, my' client, returning from a visit to Mapleton, - where hs  was called to attend upon the wife pf the  murdered man, halted at his office, huny  \xp his outer coat, and sat for a little  time, writing or reading, or perhaps meditating.  "Let us suppose that on preparing to-  face the wind, that was rising rapidly,  and blowing chill, he substituted a hea\rr  overcoat for tho one he had worn earlier  in the evening; and that he discovered,  ' when half way home, that he had left  his much needed handkerchief with-his-  discarded coat.  "Would it not bo quite an easy matter  for some one who had obtained possession-  of your key, and was sufficiently familiar  with the bearings of the office to moye  about in the dark, or by the dim firelight, to enter that office, remove the  sux*geon's knife' from its case, ��������� pilfer a  handkerchief from tbe coat ��������� pocket, and  escape unseen?"  "It would���������I should think."  "If this person having the key, "the  knife, and the handkerchief, all in his  possession, should go and fling them all  into the old cellar on the Burns' place,"  you would call that singular?"  "Yes," from lips white and parched.  O'Meara   turns   suddenly   and    takes  something from the table.  "Mr. Lamotte, take this key, examine  it: well. Does'it at all resemble the one  you���������lost?" ���������'���������-. ,   Y  Frank takes the key, -mechanically,.  turns it about with nerveless fingers,-  scarcely glances at it.  "I thiuk���������it is���������tho same," he mutters,  hoarsely.  ��������� ������������������" . - ���������  "You think it is your lost key. Mr.  Lamotte, do you know   where   this   key ,  life and new pursuits, but we always  addressed him in New York, and our  letters, bearing the English seal, came  to him under an American disguise. We  did not so much as know the name he  had assumed.  "This, gentlemen, is. the true reason  why Sir Clifford Heatherciiffe, the truest,  the noblest of English gentlemen, came  among you as one of yourselves.  "I have one more word to say. Sir  Clifford never saw the man, John Burrill; but our brothel* Herbert knew him  well*. Burrill was his tool and accomplice  I have said that the prisoner   at  the I in mf'n3r shameful escapades.   They came  Bar, is my elder brother;'three years ago  he was not Sir Clifford Heathercliffe, not  my eldest brother.  "The name of Sir Herbert Heathercliffe is, no doubt, unknown to all here  present���������except Mr. Bathurst, if that  gentleman is here���������but England has  rung with that name, and the Heathercliffe pride has been lowered to the dust,  because of it.  "Sir Herbert wau the pet and   favorite  to grief together; quarreled fearfull, and,  when Herbert fled for his life, Burrill  with his wife made his escape to America. All that I have said concerning this  Burrill will be verified by Detective  Bathurst."  Then turning toward   Mr.   Rand: "Is  my explanation sufficient, sir?"  The lawyer only   bows   his   head, and      the handsome Englishman takes his seat   betokening that  while   the   house   rings   *n-|th   applause. | ^Qrk.  No," stolidly.  "I will tell you.    It   was found in the-  old cellar, embedded in  the   mud,   close  beside the dead body of John Burrill."--  Frank Lamotte's   hands   go   up to his ,  head, his pale face becomes livid, his eyes  seem   starting   from   their   sockets;   he  gasps staggers, falls, heavily   in . a  dead,  faint. ���������..'���������':  CHAPTER  XLIII.     .. ;  ���������  confusion   in   the   court  And there is  room.  Mr. Rand bounds angrily to his feet,  then reseats himself suddenly, and without opening his lips.  As they bear Frank Lamotte from the  room, O'Meara's voice rises and rings  clear above the buzz and bustle:���������  "That witness'must not be permitted  to leave the court." -  Then he stands gazing about   him like  a small, rampant lion; his  eyes flashing,  his nostrils quivering, his  whole manner-  he   is  warming   to his-  1  -I  i!  fl I-/ ,  U i  h -  V ' '  ,-*  I' I  If -  I,  ti  7 ������������������������������������  I'  THE BOAT OF RUSHES  DR.  TALMAGE TAKES MOSES' SISTER  AS HIS THEME.  He Admkes tlie Behavior of tlie Faithful,  $ ISrllliaiit and Strategic Miriam���������Exhorts  Sisters to Bestow Care on Their Brother*  ���������Home Thoughts.  * Copyright 1898, by American  Press  American  tion.l  Astocia-  (  >  Washington, Feb. 6.���������In this sermon  of Dr. Talmaae the Character of a wise,  sympathetic and self-denying sister is set  forth as an example, -aud the story.will  ' set hundreds of men to thinking over old  times ;<���������text/ Exodus ii, 4, "And his Sister  stood'afar off to wit what would be done  ttf'hini." i  '   ,   Princess Thermutis, daughter of Pharaoh, looking out   through   the   lattice of  ther bathing 'house, on the   banks   of tho  *   . Nile, saw a curious boat ou the' river. It  ,, hpd neither oar nor helm, and they would  have been   usoless   anyhow.   'The���������   was  <ihly one passenger and that a'baby   boy.  But the Mayflower, .that brought the pilgrim fathers to America,1  carried   not bo  ' precious a load.    Tho   boat wan made of u  , tho broad  leaves ' of   papyrus,  tightened  '    j together by bitumen.    Boats   were some-  - j times made of that material, as we learn  , ' from Pliny   and   Herodotus   and   Theo-  - . phrastus. ,"Kill all tbo Hebrew children  born,",   htid been   Pharaoh's   order.    To  save her  boy,   Jochebed,   the  mother of  ! little Moses, had puc   him   in that queer  ' "boat and launched him.    His "sister Mir-  - ,- lam   stood   on   the   bauk watching that  - precious craft. *-* She was far enough off  not to draw attention to the boat, but  near enough to > offer,  protection.    There  '" ,t she stands on the-bank���������Miriam tho poet-  ' r ess, Miriam the quick witted, Miriam the  faithful,'though very human, for in after j  < time' she'demonstrated it'. - j  c If     Miriam was a splendid  sister,' but had  and they closed, and his lungs and they  ceased, and his heart and it stopped, and  commanded, saying, "To the skies, thou  immortal spirit!" And then one divine  hand was put against the back of Moses  and tbe other hand against the pulseless  breast, and God laid him softly down on  Mount Kebo, and then the lawgiver, lifted in the Almighty's arms,was carried to  the opening' of a cave and placed in a  crypt, and one stroke of the divine hand  smoothed, the features into an everlasting  calm, and a rock was rolled to the door,  and tbe only obsequies, at which God did  all the 6 (bees of priest and undertaker  and gravedigger and mourner, were ended.  , Oh,' w4is not Miriam, the sister of  "Moses, doing a good thing, an important  thing, a glorious thing when she watched  .the boat woven ot river plants and made  water tight with asphaltum, carrying its  one passenger? Did, she not put all *>he  ages of time and of a" coming eternity  under obligation when she defended her  helpless brother from the perils aquatic,  reptilian and ravenous? , She it was that  brought ��������� that wonderful babe and hii  "mother together, so that he was reared to  > be tbe deliverer of his nation, when other*  wise, if saved at all' from the rushes of  the Nile,' ho would have been only ont  more of tho God-defying Pharaohs; foi  Princess Thermutis of the,bathing house  would have inherited the crown of Egypt,  and as'she had no ohild of her own thil  adopted child would have come to coronation. Had there been no Miriam there  would have been no Moses. What a garland for faithful sisterhood! For how  many a!lawgiver and how many .a hero  and how many a deliverer and how many  a saint are the world and < the church indebted to a watchful, -* loving,, faithful,  Godly sister? - Come up out of the farmhouses, come up out of the inconspicuous  homes, come up*"<-from' the banks of the  Hudson and Penobscot and the, Savannah  and the Mobile and the Mississippi and  all the other' Niles pf America, and let us  see you,<the -"Miriam's who' watched and.  protected the'leaders in law and medicine  and merchandise and'art'and agriculture  and'mechanics and religion!    If T* should ,  ,���������feer fuults, like all the rest   ot  us:    How  {carefully she watched the boat' containing<��������� ask all' physiclansi'andattorneys and incr-  ���������* ker brother 1   A strong wiud might upset    chants and ministers of religion and^suc  ltYThe buffaloes'often found there might        **'""'" * "     '  ]- in a sudden plunge of thirst sink it.  "*. 6oiue ravenous waterfowl ' might 6woop  , arid pick his eyes out, with iron beak.  1 Some crocodile or hippopotamus" crawling  through the- rushes   might   crunch   the  L babe.   Miriam   watched and watched until Princess Thermutis, a maiden,on each  j side of, her holding palm leaves   over 'her,  head to shelter   her  from J the sun,'came  down and,, entered   her   bathing   house.  "When from the 'lattice  she saw tho boat,  *she ordered   it/'brought,   and   when the  ������������������ leaves were pulled back   from the face of  i the child and the boy looked   up he cried  f aloud, for he was hungry and   frightened  f and would not even,let the princess .take '  - him. The infant would rather stay hungry  {than acknowledge any one'of   the   court  'as mother.    Now   Miriam, the sister, in-  ��������� oognito, no one suspecting'her relation to  ! tho child, leaps from the bank' and rushes "  , 'down "and offers to g������st' a   nurso^to pacify  j tlie"'child.,. Consent   is   given,* and she  brings" Jochebed, the   baby's-another,,in-J  oognito, none of the court, knowing" chat !���������  ���������he was the mother, and when   Jochebed  arrived the child stopped   crying,   for its,  "fright /was   calmed and its ~ hunger  appeased. *���������   X*ou   may admire Jo"chebed, the '  mother,- and   all   tho  ages may admire  Moses, but I clap my hands in' applause  at the behavior of Miriam,    the  faithful,  brilliant and strategic sister.  A Nonsuch in History.  "Go home," some one might have said  cessful men of all professions and trades  who are indebted' to an-. older sister for  good influences, and* perhaps for an education or a 'prosperous start to let it be  known, hundreds would testify. God  knows how many of our Greek' lexicons  and how much of our schooling were paid  for by money that would otherwise have  gone for the replenishing of a sister's  wardrobe. "While the*" brother sailed off  for a resounding sphere, the sister watched  him from the banks,of self denial.  The Elder Slater's Guiding Hand.  Miriam was the eldest of the family ;;  Moses' and Aaron, her brothers,' were  younger. Oh,, the power of the elder sister  to help decide the brother's character for  usefulness and for heaven! She can keep  off 'from her, brother more .evils than  Miriam could have driven back waterfowl or crocodile from the - ark of bulrushes. The older sister decides the direction in^which the cradle boat, shall sail.  By gentleness, by good sense, by, Chris'-'  tian principles she 'can "turn it towards  the palace, - not jof a wicked .Pharaoh', but  of a holy' God, and a brighter princess  than Thermutis ' should' lift him out of  noril, even religion, whose ways are ways  of pleasantness and all her paths are  peace. Ihe older sister, how much tbe  world owes her! Born 'while yet the lam-  ily was in limited circumstances, she had  to hold and take care of her younger  brothers. And if there* is anything that  excites my sympathy it is a little girl  lugging round a great fat child and getting her ears boxed because she cannot  keep him quiet. By the time she   gets to  it  'to Miriam.   "Why risk yourself out there  ; alone on the banks of the Nile, breathing  {the miasma 'and   in   danger of being a*-     e ^ ��������� _���������     0   {tacked of wild beast or ruffian? Go home!" I young womanhood she ,is pale and worn  out and her attractiveness has been ��������� sacrificed on the altar of sisterly fidelity, and  she is consigned to celibacy, and society  calls her by an unfair name, but in heaven they call her Miriam. In most families the two most undesirable places in  the record of births are the first aud the  last���������the first because she is worn out  with the cares of a home that cannot  afford to hire help, and. the last because  she is spoiled as a pet. Among the grand*  est equipages that sweep ' through the  streets of heaven will be those occupied  by sisters who sacrificed themselves for  brothers. They will have the finest of the  Apooalyptic white horses, and many who  on earth looked down upon them will  have to turn out to let them pass, the  charioteer crying: "Clear the wayl A  queen is coming 1"  Blessing; or Curse.  Let sisters not begrudge tho   time  and  care bestowed on a brother.   It is hard to  believe that   any   boy   that you know so  wall as your   brother   can   ever turn out  auything very useful.   Well, he may   not  be a   Moses.    There   is   only one of that  kind needed for (5,000  years.    But   I tell  you what your brother will   be���������either a  blessing or a ourse to society and a candidate for happiness or   wretohedness.    He  will, like Moses, have the choice between  rubies and living   coals,   and your influence will have much to do   with   his decision.    He   may  not, like Moses, be the  deliverer of a nation,   but   he may, after  your father and mother are   gone, be the  deliverer of a household; What thousands  of homes to-day are piloted   by brothers 1  There   are   properties ;./*nb'w well invested  and yielding   inconMp'*-for  the support of  sisters and   youngerr^brother  because the  elder brother rose to the   leadership from  the day the father lay down to die. Whatever you do   for your brother   will   come  back to you again.   If you set him an ill  natured,    ceusorious,   unaccommodating  example,   it  will   recoil   upon you from  his own irritated   and   despoiled nature.  If you, rby patience   with   his   infirmities  and by nobility of character,   dwell with  him in the few years of your companionship, you will have your counsels reflected  back upon you some da>    by his splendor  of behavior in some crisis where he would  have failed but for you.  Don't snub him. Don't depreciate hla  ability. Don't talk discouragingly about  his future. Don't let Miriam get down  off the bank of the Nile and wade out  and upset che ark of bulrushes. Don't  tease him. Brothers and sisters do not  consider it any harm to tease. That spirit  abroad in the family is. one oi the   mean-*  j No.    Miriam,   the   sister,   more lovingly  * watched and bravely defended Moses, the  I brother.   Is he worthy her care and courage?    Oh.   yes; tho   60   centuries   of the  world's history havo never had   so   much  Involved in the arrival of any ship at any  port as in   the   landing   of   that papyrus  boat calked with bitumen!   Its one pass-  engor was to be a   nonsuch   in history���������  lawyer, statesman,   politioian,  legislator,  organizer, conqueror, deliverer.    He   had  ���������uch   remarkable   beauty   in    childhood  t that, Josephus says, when he was carried  , along the road people stopped to   gaze at  !' him and workmen would leave their work  to admire him.    When the king playfully  put his crown upon this boy, he threw it  [off indignantly and put his foot on It.  \     The king,* fearing that this might be a  ialgn that the child might yet take down  bis crown, applied another test. According to the Jewish legend, the king ordered  * two bowls to be put before the child, one  j containing rubies and the other burning  !- eoals, and if he took che coals he was to  \ live and if he took the rubies he was to  |^ie.    For some reason the child took one  * of the coals and put it in his mouth, bo  that his life was spared, although it  burned the tongue till he was indistinct  <ef utterance ever after. Having come to  manhood, he spreads open the palms of  his hands in prayer, and the Red sea  parted to let 2,500,000 people escape. And  he put the palms of liis hands together  in prayer, and the Bed .sea closed on a  strangulated host.  Burial of Moses.  His life so unutterably grand, his burial must be on the same scale. God would  let neither man nor saint nor archangel  have anything to do with weaving for  bim" a shroud or digging for him a grave.  The omnipotent God left his throne in  beaven one day, and if the question was  asked, "Whither is the King of tho Uni-;  verse going?" the answer was, "I am  going down to bury Moses." And the  Lord, took this mightiest of men to the  top of a hill, and the day was clear, and  Moses ran his eye over the magnificent  I range   of   country.    Here   the   valley of  * Esdraelon, where the final battle of all  nations is to be fought, and yonder the  fountains   Herrrion   and   Lebanon   and  ! Oerizim and the hills of Judaea, and the  village of Bethlehem there, and the city;  of Jericho yonder, and the vast stretch;  Of landscape that almost took the old lawgiver's breath away as he looked at It.  And then without a pang, as I learn from  tihe statement that the eye   of Moses was  r'immed and his natural force unabated,  touched   the   great   lawgiver's   eyes  est and most devilish. There is a teasing  that is pleasurable and is only another  form of innocent raillery, but that which  provokes and irritates and make tha eye  flash with auger is to be reprehended. It  would be , less blameworthy to take a  bunch of thorns and draw them acrdss  your sister's cheek or to take a knife and  draw its sharp edge across your brother's  hand till the blood sjurts, for that would  damage only-the body, but teasing is the  thorn and the knife scratching and lacerating the disposition and the soul.' It is  the eurse of innumerable households that  the brothers tease the sisters and the sisters the brothers. Sometimes it is the  color of'the1 hair, or the shape of the features or an affair of the heart. Sometimes  it is by revealing a secret or by a suggestive look or a-' guffaw, or, an "Ahem!"  Tease! Tease! Teasel For mercy's sake,  quit it. Christ'says,' "He that hateth his  brother is a murderer." Now, when you,  by teasing, make your brother or sister  hate, you turn him or her into a murderer  or murderers. >  Beware of Jealousy.  "    Don't let jealousy'ever touch a  sister's  soul, as it so often does, because her brother gets more honor or more means.  Even Miriam, the heroine of the text,  was struck by that evil passion of jealousy. She had possessed unlimited influence over Moses,, and now he marries,  and no't only so, but marries a black woman from Ethiopia, and Miriam is so disgusted and outraged at Moses, first because he had married at all, ' and next  because he had practiced miscegenation,  that she is drawn into a frenzy, and then  begins to turn white and gets [white as a  corpse and then whiter than a corpse.  Her complexion is like chalk���������the fact is.  she has the Egyptian leprosy. And now  the brother whom she, had defended on  the Nile comes to her rescue in a prayer  that brings her restoration. Let there be  no room in all your house for jealousy,  either" to sit 'or stand. It is a leprous  abomination. ' Your brother's success, O  sisters, is your success! His victories will  ' be your 'victories." * For while Moses the  brother led the * vocal ' music after the  crossing of the '.Red sear Miriam the sister, with two sheets of shining brass uplifted and' glittering in,the sun,'led the  instrumental music, clapping the cymbals  till the last frightened neigh 'of p-irsuing  cavalry horse was smothered in the wave  and the last' Egyptian helmet went  under. *- ' Y  How strong it makes a 'family when,all  the sisters and brothers stand together  and what anj awful wreck when they disintegrate, quarreling about a father's will  and making the surrogate's office horrible  with their wrangle! Better,, -when you  were'little children m the nursery, 'that  with your playhouse mallets you had accidentally killed ;eacht other fighting across  your cradle ' than' that, having come to  the age of maturity and having in your  veins and arteries the blood of the same  father and mother, you*fight each other'  aoross the parental grave in the cemetery.  Know tThy Brother.       -���������?."'     '  ���������  General   Bauer, of the Russian cavalry'  had In  early   life"' wandered   off   in the  ' army, and, the., 'family supposed he was  'dead. After he gained ~a fortune he encamped one day iii Husam, his native  place, and made a 'banquet, and^among  the great military men who were to dine  he invited a plain miller and his'wife  who'lived near by and who, affrighted,  oame, fearing some harm would be done  them. The miller and his wife were  placed one on each side   of the general at  - the ai<ble. The general asked the miller  all about his family, and the miller said  that he had two brothers and a sister. "No  other brothers?" "My younger brother  went off with the army many years ago  and no doubt was long ago killed." Then  the general said, "Soldiers, I am this  man's younger brother, whom he thought  was dead." And how loud was the oheer  and how warm the embrace!  Brother and sister, you need as much  of an introduction to each other as they  did. You do not know each other. You  think your brother is grouty and cross  and queer, and he thinks you are -selfish  and proud and unlovely. Both wrong.  That brother will be a prince in some  woman's eyes, and that sister a queen in  Rheu  ?  1V  L  Unbearable aching ?���������Constant pain ?���������Stiff joints ?���������Swollen joints ?  Crippled limbs ?���������Are these your symptoms ?���������What has proved a  God-send to others who have testified that life was a burden until  Trask's Maggie tie Ointment was tried, will help you too���������acute or  chronic makes no matter, there's the potent power in this wonderful  healer that puts failure out of the possible���������its applications are penetrating, its effects are immediate, soothing���������gives pleasant and quick  relief, and in its persistent using you're guaranteed a perfect cure.  "I candidly feel that Trask's Magnetic Ointment was the means of  saving; my, life���������I was troubled with Acute Rheumatism fpr ten years  ���������^-it acted like a charm���������relieved like magic and cured completely."  ,���������Mrs,, L. C.Pratt, Konantz. Francis U. Kahle,.Toronto. "At all  Druggists and Medicine Dealers.    Price 25c. and 40������.  asked his comrades to go with him but  they dared'not'. It got later and lat-pr���������7  o'clock, 8 o'clock, 9 o'clo&k.' "Oh,' he  said, "I wish I were home!"' 'A* he  opened the door the last time a blin (ing  flash of lightning and a deafening roar  overcame him. " But after awhile he saw  in the distance > a , lantern, and, lo, his  brother was coming to fetch him home,  and the lad stepped out and with swift  feet hastened on to his brother, who took  him home, where they were so glad to  greet him and for a long time supper had  been waiting. So may it be when the  night of death comes and our earthly  friends cannot go with us, and wo, dare  not go alone; may our brother,, our elder  brother, onr friend closer than a 'brother,  come out to meet us with the light of the  promises,'whioh shall be a lantern to our  feet, and then we will go in to join our  loved iones   waiting   fer   us,  I The Lord's Prayer and Druidism.  I     A   curious  proof  of   how   tenaciously ,  paganism held its ground for   some, generations after the majority   of the people  had   become   Christians   is   found '' in a  "Gaelic version of the Lord's Prayer, whioh  up to a very recent period existed in parts'  of Cork and'Kerry.   Instead of "Lead ni  not into temptation,"   "No   Leig sinn a (  ndraoidheach" was said,   meaning   "Al- *  low us not into  Druidism."���������Freeman'��������� '  Journal. -���������     ��������� *  v. il  11  Out of Sorts.���������Symptoms, Headache,"  loss of appetite, furred tongue, and"'geu������r  eral indisposition. ' These symptoms, il  neglected, develop into acute disease. It  is a trite saying that an "ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," and a  little attention' at this point may save  au*ooer"all *month8 of sickness and large doctor ibills.  ���������"-.fii<8  ready, th. marriage'Tsupper of th.^Lambl, f^^^?^^^}^^^^  She Feared lor Him.  i Once Prof. Sylvester bought a new pais  of trousers and wore.them to the university   His wife, who, was well aware of his  absent-minded .habits,   knew   nothing of  the purchase.    An   hour or so after Prof  Sylvester's arrival at   the   university   hla  1 wife was seen rushing breathlessly   down  .the street ,with a packagetinder her arm.  |     Meeting one of the   professors,   she inquired'hastily and anxiously: "Have you  seen Prof  Sylvester?"^;  J    "Yes," answered  the astonished  professor..    , o    *  J      ��������� >* . t  .VWell, is he all right���������is everything all  right?" asked' his anxious spouse. *, '  "Myvdear madam,"-said'the professor,  "calm yourself; your husband is perfectly  - well."' I   law, him - but   a few moments  "** i        '(,,���������*-  i mean," said the almost frenzied woman, "did you notice anything  peculiar" about himP Did he look as he  ought to'look? Oh, did he���������", did he���������"  - Just then Professor. Sylvester   strolled  around-the corner.with the new1'trousers  .:on,* to the intense relief of both his  wife  and the other professor.    ,    '*'      "  of Parmelee's Vegetable-Pills on going to;  bed, and one or, two tfor three' nights-ia  succession, and a cure will be effected.  SHATTERED MTC  The  Most PrevaIentlTrouble  , the! Century.  of  ago.'".*.  ;   "But, I.  It Attacks People of Both Sexes and All  -- * *  i   *  Aces���������A. Complete  Breakdown Follow!  Unless Prompt Measures for Relief A*4\  Taken. - '>.'���������.'���������'*  A '   \\ ���������������* ** '      -,  From the Newmarket Era.'     "   *'"   .    *'  ���������^. >;\<������  .   il,"   *  *" >'-a  '  11������" "*( ,' t; '  - "-' ., Jy-\\1\  . i, *. . '���������*  .,    ,.' Politic.'     '  1-" J  1   "Ma, I want a  pony.   Can't I have ���������  pony, ma?" '  "Certainly, my son. I suppose so.   Ask  your father."  '"I don't like to ask him, ma."  "Why, what nonsense!  Ask him."  "No, ma: you ask him; you've known  him the longest."  "MADEm A  NEW WOMAN."  The Life o  Mrs. Me Master  of Toro -.to, is Saved.  magnicflent feiiow, a&nd that A Case That Poved Too Difficult for  morning in   June.    Come,   let  ther is  a  sister is a  me introduce you: "Moses,   this   is Miriam. Miriam, this is Moses." Add 75 per  cent, to your present appreciation of each  other and when   you   kiss good morning  do not stick up your cold cheek, wet from  the recent washing, as though you   hated  to touoh each other's lips   in affectionate  caress.    Let   it   have all the fondness of  oordiality of a loving sister's kiss.  To Part No More.  Make yourself as agreeable and helpful  to each   other   as   possible, remembering  that soon you part. The few years of boyhood and girlhood will soon   slip by, and  you will go  out   io   homes of your own  and into the battle with   the   world   and  amid ever changing   vicissitudes   and on  paths crossed with graves   and   up steeps  hard  to   climb   and   through     shadowy  ravine.   But, O my   God   and   Saviour,  may the terminus of the   journey   be the  same  as   the   start���������namely, at father's  and mother's knee, if they have inherited  the kingdom.    Then, as in  boyhood   and  girlhood   days,    we   rushed   in after the  day's absence with much to tell   of exciting   adventure,   and   father and mother  enjoyed the  recital   as   much as we who  made it, so   we   shall   On   the hillside of  heaven rehearse to them all the scenes of  our earthly   expedition,   and   they   shall  welcome us  home,   as   we say,  and mother, we have come   and  our children with   us."    The old revival  hymn described it with ' glorious   repetition;  Brothers and sisters there will meet,  Brothers and sisters there will meet,  ' Brothers and sisters there will m^et,  Will meet to part no more.     '  I read of a child in the country who  was detained at a neighbor's house on a  stormy night by some fascinating stories  that were being told him, and then looked  out and saw it was so dark he did not  dare go home. The incident impressed me  the more because in my childhood I had  muoh  the   same   experience.    The    boy  the Physicians Yields to the  Wondrous Virtues of  Paine's Csiery Compound.  Signal  Vbtory  for the  of Medicines.  King  Fains Banished, Eyesight Quite "Restored  and a New Life Began.  "Father  brought  "Well & Richardson Co.  Gentlemen:���������Ten years ago I was attacked with neuralgia, and,,though treated by six doctors, the disease grew worse  and nearly drove me insane. I was for  one summer an out-door patient at the  hospital here, but only got temporary relief.     - *  I was sleepless for nights, my digestion  was bad, and I would feel a pain in my  stomach every time I ate anything.  Day after day I suffered the most intense  agony, and I often- wonder I didn't go"  crazy. I took endless medicines given me  by medical men, and getting worse, I became utterly disheartened.  One day my deliverance came. A lady  who had suffered just as I had told me  that Paine's Celery Compound had cured  her. I used the compound as a last resort,  and it simply made a new woman of me.  The pain vanished; my eyesight, which  was impaired, returned, and I felt myself  growing well, and I never felt happier in  my life. I am now well and strong, and  all my health and happiness are due to  Paine's Celery Compound. I will always  gratefully remember the medicine that  cured, and will speak a good word for it.  Mes. Thos. McMaster,  46 Cumberland St.. Torento.  Probably the*most prevalent trouble oi /���������  this continent to-day is" nervous prostra-*  ' tion.. How frequently we hear) this term;--  and yet how' few appear to realize Its fuflY.  deadly import. -Nervous- prostration is tt*������  i be found?among people of all-walks laTY  life, and among children as well as adults.   ,,  Among young people' it is often the result'  of our high pressure system of education*'^''V* ���������*,'  Among those of more'mature years ltnuifVc! f \  be due to   the cares of business, or over-* , ^-������  work, or worries in the home. ��������� But what* ',  ''  ever the cause, the inevitable result is ��������� Y   ���������  breaking down both mentally and physio   4'  ally unless prompt, measures are taken te < '  stay the ravages of the disease and restore      T,,  the shattered nerve forces to their normal  condition.   One such sufferer who has it*  gained health gives her experience for the  benefit of those less fortunate.   Miss Edith  Draper, who resides with her parents al'  Belhaven,  Ont., is a young lady who li  very popular among her circle of acquaint*  ances, and they all rejoice at her restora*  tion to health. - To a reporter who called  upon-her she gave the following particulars concerning her illness and oure. "'You  know," said the young lady,  "how ill!  was last winter when my friends feared  that I was going into a decline.   In the  early part of the winter both father anil  mother were attacked with la grippe, and  "*  I had to look after them as well as attend  to vhe household work.   The strain waa  more than I could stand, and the result  was I fell ill.   The doctor who was called ,  in said my trouble was nervous prostration, and that it would take considerable  time for me to recover.   Under his care I  was after a short time able to leave my  room and  go about the house, but my  nerves did  nou   seem   to   regain   thehr  strength.     My  limbs would twitch   as  though I had St. Vitus' dance, I was bus*  ject to headaches, had a very poor appetite  and was so weak that I could scarcely go  about.   I had been advised to try Pink  Pills and one day spoke to the doctor about  them, and he said he believed they would  do me good.   I got three boxes, and by the  time I had used them I felt they were helping me and I got a further supply.    By  the time I had taken six boxes I was feel*  ing stronger and better than I had for  years.   All the twitching in my limbs had  disappeared  and  my  nerves   seemed  as  strong as ever they had been.   I still took  the pills for a little while longer to make  certain that the cure was complete, and  since the day I discontinued them I have  not felt the slightest return of the trouble.  I feel that my present excellent health is  due to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I am  glad to be able to recommend them to any  one whose nerves are in a shattered con*-  dition."  Dr. "Williams' Pink Pills are a tonio  medicine. By their use the blood is renewed and; the nerves made strong and  Vigorous, arid in thiB way disease is driven  from the system. As a spring medicine  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are unsurpassed.  If feeling languid or " out-of-sorts" a box  or two will restore you to vigorous ao-  tivity. Ask for Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale People and take nothing else.  .Y'<v,  **; Vd;  ..  t'*?v  %     *��������� "*������TiV',l  -tf. n "v j  >-'ry-''iiJ  ''lY1 < Ift"? I  Ai  MAMUHttWiUaii.  ioninftfetiiafntHaiiKnnKfiRi  ., |1T1  ^���������^WMUinHHWMMmM ll"lpjfcl*lL  WBtrt *"** n^������KUitf-JM tlUMbCWrtJU,  IWW ti Ltwu vMMM.*������Mi>4f_r.u  PL.ESOKALS.  Miss Bir>".e ��������� an*".-QU:i* ia a  guest  of   Mr.  /-        ' -  and Mrs. F. D   Lii'-le.  f-  Mrs. (D .) Bailey arrived on  Wednesday,  to join her husband bore. '"b-  r  Miss Emma ^cP ������:a'.d is the new telegraph ops-rat'-*! at Uivu wharf now.  Rev. Mr. Printer oi B.IsI.S. Imperieuse,  Will lead the ecrvico in Trinity  Church,   on  - ���������   Suad^y nox;, 12ch iuas.  Oj.i.  ,, -^        ,  Mrs. K-lps.trick, mwther of Mr, Dan Kil-  patrick, a������i{ ;?is Vocher'a wife, ilia. Bob  KUpatriclr, rrxu t<e6 to their bouic, at V*/ell-  inyron, ou F:i������v;y last.  Miss Prior, of Viutisri-i, M"**-)-* Dunbar, of  San Francic'o, Mrs. Freeman of San Fran-  cia..'o, aie vi.ia-i^ Mi-., and Mr3. Franci-i  Deans L'ttlc. '  Rev. Fatbor Durpnd, of Comox, is at N-u  ' naimo, doicg duty for    Llov.    Father ' Ver-  - bcke.. Fafhiii* Durattd v.*i]l be up the kt-t  Sunday of inch month dcrh'g his stay i.i  JTanaiino, which w 11 be i'or tour months.  Rev. E, !). Mc-Lareu, of Vancouver, ,"B C..  Gritud Msi<**-<"��������� o* tht Wrand Locit',-3 of   lVla*  ons of British Columbia, will visit the loc-1  lodge he-re on the-' ."iih inst,   and   after   th*  lodge work he wtti ue'honored with, a   ban  que<*.    He is expected to vi-dc the  Masonic  ^.odge, at Courtenay, on the following night  Mr. W. W. B. McTnnee, 'ML. P., and Mr.  Thos. Foster, M.P.P , are exp?cted here on  , Wednesday. The latter gentlemau. should  he oome, address the electors* a,t' Cumberland Hall, on Thursday evening, and may  also address a meeting , at Courtenay. Mr.  Foster is an opponent'of the Government.  LOCALS.  ,. The Council has done a good thing ia op-  ening a way for wagons to get into New Jo-  rusalem.     '      ���������      "        ,  '   . '  Eleven cases against the Comp-my for the  employment of Chin*2sa-, under ground are  3et for next Thursday.  ' The Committee  re   Flower   Festival   fur  Cumberland, have made   arrangements   for  v *~5 *        v.  *i *  an excursion frdm Nanaimo, at low rates.  Subscribe to  the Evening  News  ancl  War  Bulletin   issued  from  tbe   Weekly  ��������� News  office.      It  contains   all tbe  rea  news without the padding. ,  v-  ' THIS IS A SNAP ���������One half Lot 4 iA  Block 5, on'Pehrith- Ave,, second hosier,  west of English Church. Neat cottngr-,  also stable.    See Frank J. Dalby, Agent.  Last week at the  re idenee   of   Mr.   Ed.  Phillips. 'Upper   Comox   Settlement,   Air  **'���������,   >A  .....  ,   V.t rT.      -      r*.    ���������  I'erc  COAL   SHIPPED,.  May 30--Baik Ejax, 279 tons for Seattle  Tees, 47 tons  ���������"  Sir. Bonanza, 143 tons  31   Hongkong, 214 tons for C. P. R.  June 2���������Tepic, 248 tonsialso 181 of coke  Maude, 137 tons fuel  L B. Brown, 2400 tons,  Alaska.  .-Mamie 14 tons,"of fuel  3     Thistle, 207 tons, Cain,   Seattle  :      Barge Jerry, 309 tons  Yukon River fleet  800 tons fuel  5     Czar, 46 tons for fuel  Princess Louis, 70 tons fuel.  The Lois,'210 ton? for C."P. R.  The Cory of tbe Seas loading, Frisco'  Henry Villard -loading for Honolulu; the  Courtenay Ford loading for Shka; and  jas Nesbitt, Reaper, J. D. Peters and  tlie stealer Wellington are a 1 waiting  to load     The Minneola, is due.  Dr. Eberts, formerly of Wellington,  died east, yesterday of-blood poisomng.  The ladies who managed the .Bazaar at  Courtenay, tender their thanks to the Officers of H.'M,S. Imperieuse* for loan of flags  for decorating hall.  vice roxiducted by the Bev. Mr. Clay; after which the Rev. W. C. Dodds was i������i-  ductei tpto the pastoral charge ofthe  congregation in a most impressive manner. The responsibilities of his position  were explained to him,by Rev. Mr.  Tait  while Rev.   Mr.   McRae   addressed the  ���������   1 ,  congregation on what  was   expected   of  them in their relation to their  minister.  There was a large and interested gath  ering present, including-visitors fiom oth  er congregations. Rev. Mr. Hicks occur  pied a seat on the platform. At the conclusion of the ceremonies all present  were invited by tlie ladies ofthe congregation to step   flown beiow, . where   an  abundance of good things were provided,-  .'-..''"        ,  terminating 111 f*   pleasant   evening,   an  hour or two later with everybody  happy.  -\r.<t\*!1B  HroucTioar service  The Presbyterian folks had all on their  gala attire Thursday evening on the occa  sios of the induction of the Rev!��������� "W. C.  Dodds, who has occupied that pulpit for  the last eight months as "pastor of the,-  congregation. The church was" very  tastefully decorated with flpwers.  The Presbytery from "Victoria were  represented by Revs. Clay, McRae and  Tait of Comox.  The ceremonyropened with divine ser-  ' MORTGAGE YSA.LE.    '  - **  1  Under and by virtue ot the n^w-iv of, sale  contained in a certiiued Indenture of Mortgage, which" will be pvodue.-i at the time, of  sale, thero will be (-old, by PUBLIC AUCTION, Thursday. June 16, on.th-* premises,  tne ,folio -/lag property. Lob Seventeen (17,)  Comox Townsite, British Columbia The  property will be sold subject to a' reserve  bid?  For further particulars apply to  , A. H. MCUalTjUM,  Auctioneer, Courtenay.  YARWOOD & YOUNG,  Solicitors for the Mortgagees    '  Cumberland,"* June 3rd,  1898. ���������  _________���������___^___ '"��������� -  UNION BAY  * -  The Bay pre&enls   a more   than   usually  busy appearance to-d-y-7- Friday���������there being no iess than 24 vessels here  at one time  ' The ship J. 'li. Brown completed her  car-  ������0 to-day.    The Henry Villard and sever  al small craft ari������ being leaded.  The fleet of 12 river boats built by Moran  Bros of Seattle for the Yukon are all erth-  ed here at the wharf, and make  a very Dret  P* * *l        ��������� ***  ty picture. The fl^et4consists of The Seat-;  tie, Tacoma. Robv. Kerr. D. R. Campbell.  Western Star. St Michael, F. K. (Justin, J.  P. Light, Victori, Pilgrim, Oil City, and  Mary F. Graff. They*" expect to leave tonight. Too ships James Nesmith, G-lory  of the S-a-3, Reaper, and Valley Ford aae in  the Bay. aan awriting cargo. The Thistle,  Lorne, Pioneer, and Sep- Lion are here  also.  Work in proceeding favorablj' on the new  coke ovens'and part of the  brick  mills is in '  operation, c-.ua will ooon be turning  out fire  brick.  Work on the "Ferry Slip " is being push  od to completion, and aouoz--.il improvement  in bi'ing triade all round.  Our new telegraph olflce is opened for business ������nd kopt ,the operator, "Miss Emma  'McDonald busy yesterday. Mi. Geo. Roo,  collector o1; cuatoma, is alj>o settled in his  new quarters, which ia 0 great deal more  convenient for all couceriied.  Everything is going   ahea^,   and   Union -  Bay is one of -the business places in B. C.  . By the way if there is a   boat's   crew   at  the mines, tho crew of   the   Gallagher   say  they will "let her ao;" ju-*.t for fun, *  'THE COKE DBIVEN '. '  Santiago'de Ouba, via, Kingston,  May "5th.���������Rear Admiral Sampson -  during Friday morning decided to  ' blockade the narrow .harliour en-  trance to Santiago by sinking the  collier Morrimac,-loaded with coal  in the channel.    He called for vol-  1 1  unteers to go into   almost   certain -  death, and 300 offered  thercrE-elw.  S ix men were selected ������nd ^t th/ee.  ������[clock, Friday morning, the   Mer-  rimac, under heavy steam, "steero-1-  for the channel - under   a   terrible,  -fire from 'the Spanish vessels.   , The  THe  Merrimac was   riddled -��������� with  projectiles, but she   anchored   and  swung around.    Lieutenant   Hali-~  son then set off a torpedo  with  an *  electric, attachment:    There was an  explosion.   The Merrirnac sank and  the channel, became   closed,   and  Admiral Cefvera is bottled   up   to  stay.      **,     ' y    t     < -  ,     ' ' ���������'  PROVINCIAL  SECRETARY'S  OFFICE.  U13 HONOR,   the Lieutenant-Governor  has been pleased to make the following appointments:���������     ..     * {  William'Howard Bullooje-Wkbotbr, of; '"���������  Glonor, Erqmre, S    M.,   Captain  Williak  John Ran-% of Lake Benaott,  S.   M.,  and  Philip CARTE?.Trr Hill Primrose, of Boundary, Stikiue River j   E^quireV'S. M.,   to  bo  Coroners   within  and for  the    County  of.  Nanaimo.  i  rl     ���������<  Rioiaril P.- fallis. ������������������  Q       1 t  Notch Hill Ranch,    . J.' - **  'Nanoose Bay, B. C. ':'  ,   Breeder   of thoroughbred   and   high,/!  *    class white Plymouth Rqcks, Black* }J  Langs.iiangs.    Over  170  prizes  won*"  ir. the last five years.    At Vancouver's.-  recent Show,-out of an  entry* of 281. ���������  birds- 26 secured ���������byizes.        '-"'-���������   ./    ,    (  I gaurantee-"-iq^.'b;r^s>toi-,the hatch.  Infertile ��������� eggsprepIaceaY' Eggs $2.00' i  per setting of 15.     '-' '" *",", -^Y ". "  .. Jf  * *Y    '.. >*."������������������' 1\  Wm.  ips. 'Upper Comox lSettlemeut, iii  Bjii'ketfc a'ud Mrs. Heury Grieve,' wet  married, Rev. Mr. TaiL perfjorming the cere  ijibuy. ' ' .   ���������  Mrs. Adam McXelvey was granted by  the courc a'; Vn*t'>ria, a wtek ago, Monday,  a decree annulling her mirriage with Mr.  McKelvey. No defence waa offered���������Mr.  McKelvcy not appearing.  Mr. Gideon flicks & Co., when they arrive on or about the 22nd, with Miss Arms-  ton, to give one of their charming entertainments , will bring up one or two pianos  which will be lef5 for inspection aad sale  with Rev. W. Hicks. ���������  A rumour was current about town a day  or two ago" that there were 34 vessels at  Union Wharf waiting to load coal for the  Stikine. As thi3 a larger number than usual, we permitted ourselves to doubt. But  it is true thoy'all want our coal, and there  are a good many of chem.  BAZAAS AT COURTENAY.  The "Willing Workers" of the English  Church at Courtenay, held a sale of work  yesterday af tern .on and evening, and gave  a concert in the evening. The Bazaar was?  a success. A more extended notice will appear uexe r/ock,  UNION  BURGLARY  Thursday ni#bt last, the wire door  at Si  mon Leiser's meat .shop, was cut  so   as   to  leave an opening of 10 X IS .inches,    In  the  morniu'g a hat, coat, pair of boots und   pipe  were found iu front, showing a man was pre  paring to outer, bn:   had  for   some   reason  been frightened off.    In she coat'were fo^iul  two letters, kddresatd to J.  P.   Davis,   the  well-known gardener and, florist;.    A   warrant was procured for his   arrest,   but   thc  bird had. flown. ' On Sunday^' morning,   be-  tweenfoqr and live o'clock, t)avis  was  discovered hiding in Teddy R.owaus barn, some  dis' -v.ice hack of.the house' where Mr. Davis  resides at Ct/.-tiox Bay.'   He was brought to  Cambsrlar-t"' am! lodged in jes.I1 , and on Monday���������610b. inst���������-arraigned before  Magistrate  Abrams.     Ho marie no  (It-fence.    In   addition to wln-.t is here related, Mr. A.   Seater  3Wore he saw Davis on   Comox   road,    near  Chinese c-iine':ary, Friday morning, about 9  o'clock, la-uimg towards  cemetery,   "having  no coat'on.    Louise Leonard, who  lives   at  Cornox B;iy; wstifiod. Divis   cip.lled   at   her  house on Satimlay, between   four and   rive  o'clock and  U,*-.ke'di for:. some-thing'��������� to  eat.  He bad a gvi ;   bljoksl;   around   him.    He  said he had [-u;led a srore and was trying to  get away ank i-init have something to eat.  ' He waf held   for triul   at;   the   Nanaimo  asaizes,   '  <  * .-1  We hav just added a Dressmaking Department which will be in-'charge*  of Mrs. Carr, late of. Vancouver,; v/ho wil] be prepared at all times to niake..  you anything you may need in th^ way of a   Dress,   Jacket,   or,  C^pCp,.  at;  REASONABLE PRICES.  '���������',>.' '-. .    . -  ' il ��������� * -  5  f  *.v  m l i  V\

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