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Array E NEWS'     "  Is   the   best    advertising  medium      in     Comox'  ���������   District.  :gg?gggg@������gsggggg'-3g������  SEVENTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,  B. C. TUESDAY MAR 7th.,  eS:>q  BOAMM aM M S0H00L  r       : FOR GIRLS  "Gyppeswyk;" Moss St., VICTORIA  .SenLr and Primary  Cla ses, and  Kindergarten^ '  * ', ,  Conducted by, Miss Green and   Miss Green .. ..'  Boarding   and  domestic   arrangements  under the management of Mrs. Green.  ���������Ladies' and girls,  wishing to attend  any  si hool received.   ' -.  '  Highest    reference-   given   if   required.,  TERMS ON APPLICATION-'���������'<  "f ,/  S'  (  For Your Job   Printing  *   GIVE US A   TRIAL.  tfSTDealer in  Stoves and Tinware  1 _  Plumbing and general  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY    DONE  it3TAgent for the,  Celebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and   Ranges   Manufacturer of tiie  New Air-tight heaters  - my present si  I  will CUT PRICES IN:  HALVES  SUITS from $16,00 up.  PAITS $400 up.  >k I^amr^riot .advertising - something'I have J|  I not got.     Call and l66k in. *'-  &���������-/���������;���������'      ".-' - . .,.- ',-   ".     .    ���������-��������������������������� '   ��������� -  IF?:-'   ZOTTT^a-NrZE!.  Don't go to Klondike without art  ��������� ..^rtm-xmSf^^.  WE HAVE  Miners' Folding Deflecting Stoves.  a  a  Strong Steel Stoves ^0ADl1st.  Combination Cooking and Heating  Cfnvpq    OF SPECIAL  OLOVeS    DESIGN   I Each Stove has Pipe and a Bake Pan Inside.  "VIOTOBIA,   E.  NOTICE.  As; quite a number are anxious to know  when the Mandoline and Vocal Club will  be started, wli have concluded to make  this announcement, that, we will extend  the time of enrollment of names to  March. 22d. We earnestly urge upon  all those who wish l.o join to give their  names to any one of the   undersigned  as  soon as possible. .  ���������'"'"'���������"V JOHN'KEMP,  O. C.  SEiHJAVE  D. W.RICHARDS.  E PRINT  Letter Heads, Note Heads, Bill  Heads, Envelopes, Business  Cards, Shipping Tags, Posters,  Handbills, Dodgers, Circulars,  Funeral Notices, etc.,  AT   VERY   LOWEST   PRICES  PASSENGER   LIST.  Per City of Nanaimo, March 1.--1S99.  W. B. Finley, W. Lock hart, P. Piercy,  G. Murton, J. D. Breeze, Mr. Barrett, P.  McMiven, J. W. Jaoobson, Mr. Smith,  Rny, Hashi.m, W. E\ Murphy, A. Gibsori,  W. Hoad, Carter, A. B. Winningham, C.  IWkcr, .Brohiui, II. S-iike. W. Mitchell, J.  Ii. Boyle, Mrs. Morgan, Mra. E. -Mitchell,  J. H. Scot!, Miss 'Grant, Miss Graham, B.  Morgan, Miss Grant, W. Weaburn, W.  Allsop, N. D. CheKatn.  The following left on the City of Nanaimo Friday morning March 8*1.  J. R/Gray, W. McSavaoey, Wm. Ellis,  H. Burdeue, Geo. Mosa, Anthony Peters,  Jas. White, Jas. Stokes, Win. Moore, Rc-v.  W. C. Dodds, (to Denman), Mra. Chua.  Lowe, Mrs. Arris, (Nanaimo), Mrs. Ed.  Walker, (Vancouver).  W4KXV4M  For Sale.���������Chambers' Encyclopedia  edition of rSSS, eight volumes bound in  clotb and containing 5,650 pages of reading matter besides colored map*a.' Price  $5.00.    Apply to R. S. Cummings.  LATEST BY HE  i  in '  jiL'i  ANOTHER, BATTLE AT MANILA.  - r >  Heavy Loss to Insurgents.  SITUATION     AT     ALEXANDRA.  NEWS FROM THE NORTH.  DEATH  OF JACOB LENZ.  CONVICT KILLED.  JACOB LENZ DEAD.  , Victoria, Mar. 6tb���������Jacob Lenz, father of  M. Lenz and-Mra. Simon Leiaer,r died here  ' today. The deceased established tne busi-,  ness now known'1 as Lenz & Leiser, of which  his son is the head.     ������������������ '-  A. 0.T"U. W. TO MEET.   ������  '1 -  1 '  Victoria, Mar. 6th���������The Grand Lodge A.  O. U. W., meets here on_ Wednesday.  LAW. SOCIETY  RESOLUTION.  , Nictoria,   Mar.' 6th���������The   Law  Society  this morning passed a resolution in favor of  wearing wigs in court.  Despite Attorney-General Martin- who  passed tha bill through the house making  it compulsory to wear wigs, a barrister has  appeared without, one.  *     *. >l v  HERSEELL'S BODY   TO BE CONVEY- ���������  '  ED HOME BY CRUISER. '  New York,* Mar.   6sh���������Biitish    Cruiser ���������  Talbot arrived today.    She will convey the  body of the late,Lord  Hershell to,England.  TO .ATTEND  PARLIAMENT.        V  Naiiiiimo.'Mar *6r.h"���������W. W. B. Mclcnes,  . M..P., left tor O.ltt^wa ' yeatbrday*to? "a'ueiid"  the opening of the House,   which  meets on  March 16th.  1     SITUATION AT ALEXANDRA.  Namiimc*, Mar, ,6ch~ Owing to the non-  arrival of Mr. James Dunsmuir from San  Francisco, no new devdopements have  taken place in the Alexandria strike aitna-  tion.    The mines are still closed.  NEWS FROM THE NORTH.  Nanaimo, March 6.���������The steamer  Cutch, from the north, reports very bad  trip down. Steamer Nell has been float--  ed, having sustained considerable damage to hull, etc.  At Lake Bennett the thermometer registered 54 below zero and heavy w.nd  blowing. Skagway presented a lively  appearance the day the Cutch was there,  as tour steamers had that day landed  over 600 passengers.  Trail to Athn i i   still   blockaded   with  snow,     preventing      transportation     of  supplies.  ANOTHER BATTLE  AT MANILLA.  Manilla, March.6.���������At day light Gen.  Wheaton's out-post discovered a large  body ef rebels attempting-', to cross the  river for the purpose of reinforcing the  enemy at Guadeloupe, and a gunboat advanced under heavy. fire and poured  shots into the jungle on both sides of the  River. The gunboat also shelled the ene  my's position at Guadeloupe, effectually  scattering the rebels. The enemy's loss  was very heavy.  IN   FOURTEEN DAYS.  Victoria, March 6.���������The old barque  Dominion, arrived here from Honolulu  ast. evening, having made the trip in 14  days.  ELECTION  PROTEST CASE,  The dual election protest,   Martin   vs.  Deane, has been set for hearing    March  the 20th.  THE QUEEN IMPROVING.  Brussels,   March   6.���������The   Queen   of  Belgium, who is suffering from   pneumonia, is better to-day.  prof. Robt. M. MobUis,.  The Noted Phrenologist and Physiologist  .      V ,     ,     "1  from 'Personal examination and from Photographs, will describe Character and reveal- .  talent and tell the natural p.d.iplauon of any person for Law, Literature, Art,- Science, '.'  Commerce, or Mechanism. Call and get assistance in selecting a proper pursuit in j'  which  success- will  be  certain. ' '  '. __    ,*.  Your marriage adaptation and business qualification, accurately delineated.     Brain.r,j  is moriev.    Character is capital.    Knowledge of your resources the secret of success.'"'!.  Mrs. j/l. C. Mobius, gives Readings in Scientific  Palmistry.    One hand read-Tree.' r������:  Your life is writren in your bands    Terms reasonable.. Consultation free.       .   \  9 '   ' ' , '','���������"���������.,-.*���������  READINGS Dailv and Evening.   Office���������CUMBER LANDHOTEL PARLORS.,y'.  ���������s\'  c    ���������������������������    KIPLING'' IMPROVING. ���������_  New York, March   6.���������Rudyard -Kip-  ling continues to improve.  ' '     CONVICT KILLED,      ���������  ' Albany, N. Y. March 6.���������A .prisoner  in charge of sheriff, who boarded the fast  mail ,at Poughkeepsie to-day, .jumped  from the window, and.it is believed was  killed- The train was stopped to allow  Officers to get back for the man, but afterwards proceeded to this city without  waiting his return.' .    '  : CONCERT AT COURTENAY.  A very successful concert was given  -in the Agricultural Hall last Thursday,  evening." The program consisted, of dialogues, pantomines, tableaux, ,and vocal  music. The choruses- were under-'the  direction of Mr. Muir.-- These who took  part in them were:..Misses Carter, Halli-  day and Berkeley/ and Messrs. Hall'.day,  ..Ball and..Carter... , ;���������,_, ,   The music'was very-good' indeed, but  perhaps the most enjoyable feature was  the pantonine "A Rejected Lover." It  was first-class. Mr. Wm. Duncan, chairman; gave a good Scotch dialect reading,  and Mt. Landells, a recitation:  The proceeds, $23.00, go towards furnishing seats for the- hail. The public  spiric of those who worked to make the  concert a success, and help the Association, is most commendable.  CUMBERLAND  ...HALTj,..  THREE   NIGHTS    "OF   MIRTH   AND  MYSTERY   COMMENCING  Tuesday,   Mar.  7th  Prof. Robt. M. Mobius the eminent  Hypnotist and Phrenologist will give a  Hypnotic Entertainment, assisted by the  '���������Four Star   String Band"  Messrs. Segrave,  Graham,   Kemp,   and  McGregor, in vocal and instrumental  selection.      Introducing    the    latest  popular  successes.  An enjoyable tune gauranteed. Popular  prices. * '  Doors open 7:30 p. m. Commences  at 8:15.  - COURTENAY NOTES. }  Dr. aud Mrs. Millard, and Mrs. Arcl- ie  McCttllum wove passengers on Friday's  boas.  Mr. W. W. B. Mclnnes, M. P., has  written to the Secretary of the A. & I.  Association, offuriug a special prize to be  donated at the next exhibition. The conditions upon which the prize will be awarded will be made known later.  The E. G. Prior & Co.,  of  Victoria have  also written offering, a special  prize in the  shape   of a No. 3 Planet   Jr.,   Seed   Drill.  The Co., leave it with the  directors of the  Association to eay for what the prize   will  be awarded.    The Bcackman & Ken Milling  Co., Victoria have  forwarded $5.00 on the  same-condition.  O-o-o- 0-0-0-0-0-0-6-0v o-o-o-o-o-o-o-q-o-'-O.-  1'r  '   ~  COMOX NOTES.  , op.,  OO  ''I  ,������������  00  00   . ��������� "'���������-',, '*  y 6o.;i _,.  O���������6-0-0-0-0-0-0 o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-b-O'^'.y  ', ��������� *-   ;, Jf. Wv  Miss Netherby, the new teacher, arriv^'-  ed on Wednesday's boat. ���������   -_ ��������� ., ', y ...' ���������'$,  Mrs. Geo. McDonald is  busy-'cultiva"������i'-'"r  ting he flower garden for the.summer.*  We had the pleasure of seeing'our-.oldVv*?  . -'' v '    ? ���������' ������������������'���������)"'  friends    on the   City   of  Nanaimh last  Wednesday: '   \ '       ,      ^-  Mrs. J. Giddings moved in from Union *'  Thursday.    We are always glad towel-)  ,. ��������� .'   r j' '*i-  come pleasani neighbors., <  * ;. * V_'.'~'.'"  Some parts of the public road between' ���������",''_  here and Courtenay .are .,in" a*very-bad���������,?  state.   We .hope this will soon tie atten'd^-f������.  ed to. " ��������� ' *'\','/ * ~>'r<\'������  *   *      .        " ,        ,".   , .*���������    -���������"." ���������   t -:t  L Mr A. W.Rennison is expected nlome^V,  ��������� '   J *    ','-   'a i 5J'V'?  again on Wednesday from  'Californiail,'iti  where he- has/been some t:rhe Jor-hisr^-.'-  health/ . / \ > . ,���������'--. ''';: :'sS.^P^i  ���������*.- ���������" ,;..j.'_; ..,���������'��������� ,' ��������� : \-''w- VH-Q\-?'  We \vere in error; in stating,tnat^Mr^4v  -���������      7'-     -.----,    .,    i.- _ ,  .^ ���������,',?  Houghman is in. charge of Rennison's'-;._,  store. Mrs. Rennison is conducting t^e ;���������;;,  business. . -       * .  1  *��������� ' f   *" ���������"  'Mr H. Church left Friday morning for  . a short trip to Manitoba. Mr. Church-  will bring back a number of thoroughbred  horses. He will probably return', in  April. We' hope he will make a success  of his ranch.  ANNUAL   MEETING   OF   COMftX  PRESBYTERIANS.        '      *  Annual meettng of the Comox Presbyterians took^place last Tuesday evening  in the church Sandwick.' It was a large  gathering, and no doubt would have been'  larger had it been known that Revl Mr..  Tait proposed to resign" his ' pastorate.m  June, and return to Scotland. During\  his six years here there has never been  ONE "fuss." The harmony existing in  the church has no doubt been the cause  of its great success here. Both Mr. and  Mrs. Tait have been untiring workers and  will be greatly missed in the community.  The usual routine work was gone over,  all   liabilities, paid,  and  an; increase  ofl  salary promised for the ensuing year The |  new manager, are 'Messrs. Robb,  Urqu-  hart, Piercy, Salmond, Mundell, Duncan,|  Clarke and Halhday.  Findley Studio  __Now Open.|  I will   remain   in  Cumberland!  until    March   ioth.  I am prepared to make Photographs of all kinds.  Copies made from any original  tintype or photo.  W. B. FINLEY,  Photographer.!  CUMBERLAND and NANAIMO.  vS The  Robert  ^MPSON  Co.  Limited  WIDE-SPREAD INTEREST.  We welcome the crowds  that come to see and  select what we tell about in the papers, but if there's any more hearty  appreciation it is reserved for those who, like the "many in the Northwest Territories, without opportunity of seeing the goods,"are ordering in such gratifying numbers every week"  We supply the same goods for less money and better goods for  the same money than are to'be found anywhere else.  ��������� Money back if not satisfied.    See guarantee in Fall and Winter  Catalog, which is-yours,for the asking.,  m  DRESS LENGTH  SPECIAL.  52-iiicIi Navy or V.lack English Sorgo,  very pretty twill,'guaranteed to neither  spot nor .shrink, made of the purest serge  wool, and n qnudity which',for wear cannot bo- superseded.  Trull dress length of o yds. for $2.30  The value of this dress length is $'$,73.  l.ADIES'  JACKETS.  .Ijatlies'  Astrachaii  Jacket, best  L-ipsic  Dyi'S, lined  with be--'  sami  aid  wadded,  hi������li storm  collar, 36  inch long','  all'size-*,    "  $30.00. ���������  Ladies'  Curl Cloth  Jncket,  Doiibh  Breasted,  lii���������*h  storm  collar, ������ix "  po.-irl buttons, lin.'d,  with   fancy  fjiteen, bik  oniy. fe7.50.  FU^-LI^ED CAR'S.  SUk Brocade Covering, full sweep, lined hpst siiwirrell lock, largo collar of Thibet fur, with fronts trimmed to match,  Interlined , a.nd wadded. black ground,  with' green, blue, white pattern, or all  black" $24.50  LACE AND  TAPESTRY  CURTAINS. .  Nottingham T ace Cm  tains, in handsome  artisti: design*, 3 1--2  yds. long. 53 in. wi li\  -.Tvhiti* or navy, wiih  taped or.colbert edge  ��������� special $1.25  Tappptry Curtains, in  all tho latusc colors  and dpsiurns, all-over  patterns, with heavy  Knotted fringed ends  ���������very useful for door  or, archway ��������� special..... $4.30  BLANKET SPECIALS.  Super Wool Grey Union Blanket, soft  finish, with neat combination borders,  'standard-'sizes:  3 lbs $1.25 a pair.  (> lbs .1>l.r>0 a pair.  7 Jbs $1.75 a pair.  8 lbs.  ._ $2.00 a pair.  Extra   Super  Wool   Grey  Union   Blnmk-  ets,  soft,   lofty  finish,   with  neat combination colored 'borders, standard sizes:  C lbs. '. $2.10 a pair,  7 lbs $2.45 a pair.  8 lbs $2.80 a pair.  SILVERWARE.  Quadruple  SI Ivor 'Plata  Pudding or  Caking Dish  ��������� ..witti - inside enam-,  elled - ware  buker, satin  chased (in-  ish.. ..$:*. 50  ..Quadruple Plate Sugar- Bowl ;7nd Spoon  ���������Holder. ��������� to hold one  dozen spoons ��������� satin  finish, with bended  edge $3.70  A post-card request will bring you copy''of our  taining nine pages "of Xmas .suggestion's���������lists of  presents that can be sent anywhere to mail custome  Address'exactly as'below: , <  LADIES'  WATCHES.  Ladies' Sterling Silver,  open-face  Watch, handsomely en-  ������������������������ raved ca������o,  fitted with fine  mnnrted  movement.  Every  one   warranted.     Special  at $2.75.     With  fancy d:.il and  second" hand,  fliS.50.  store paper, con-  goo'ds' for Xmas.  rs.  ic&toert  (Section  52)  TORONTO,  AN   EMPRESS   MOTHER.  ��������� Source  From  Whieli  the   Czar  Drew  : His Universiil Pejice Inspiration.  It is barely possible that tho czar of all  " the Russias, having experienced tho delights of domestic peace, desires to extend  something of the same blissful .condition  of things all over the earth. Perhaps this  explains his recent peace manifesto.-  The czar's domestic happiness is due, of  nurse, to the czarina. As Princess Alice  .������*_ Hesse she av as chiefly notable for her  aiuAibility..; She is the favorite grandly     daughter of Queen "Victoria.  rlhe czarina lost her mother���������the most  briliant, attractive and popular of all British  princesses���������at- a  very early  age, and  tho quality of its intellect, aud last", but  not least, the lovely .faco, exquisite figure  and perfect carriage, all of which contribute to make her tho most charming sovereign lady in Christendom.  The homo life of the czar and czarina is  described as idyllic. Those who were familiar with tho austere forms of court life  as it was understood under the late czar  affirm that a now and charming spirit has  been infused' into it ever since .Nikolai  Alexandrovitch settled down to his new  role. It used toconsist solely of seven balls  during the season and solemn silence for  tho remainder of the year. Now it embraces everything ; that possesses human  interest. The czarina of course is the soul  of everything that is cheerful. Her little  daughter is not wholly abandoned to nurse  and governess, as most royal children are,  but spends much of her time with her empress mother..  THE COOKBOOK.  CZAUINA AND DAUGHTER,  from that time forth hor English relatives  took chargo of her, her aunts, Princess  Beatrice and the Empress Frederick, and  her cousins, Princesses Maud and Victoria  of Wales, being especially devoted to her.  But the ono who most fully assumed tho  place of her mother was good old Queen  Victoria herself, nnd it was to her that  "Sunny," the pet name by which the  czarina used to bo known among her relatives, turned for counsel when hesitating  between her love for Nicholas on the one  hand and her reluctanco to abandon tho  faith in which she had been reared on tho  ether. Tho advice which Queen Victoria  gave is best shown by tho fact that the  marriage took place.  What is so winning about tho czarina ia  her eagerness to please, the manifest delicacy of her sentiments, the Innocence of  a mind that is far above the awam \v  To serve stewed figs with whipped  cream put each fig on a small square of  sponge cako neatly cut and pile whipped  cream on the top.  To preservo vegetables keep the stalks  in water until ready to cook. Eggs may  bo kept by burying thorn in salt and carrots and turnips by burying in layers in a  box of sand.  . If, in using sour milk with soda for  griddlo cakes or muffins the milk does not  foam as it should to produce the desired  JIgfhtness, a teaspoonful of vinegar added  to tlie milk will givo tho desired result.  Housokeopers sometimes think nothing  onn bo done with cold baked potatoes. Unless overdone, they warm up quito as satisfactorily as tho boiled, and Dolmoni-  co's recipo for corned beef hash calls for  "an equal quantity of chopped cold baked  potatoes."  ANIMAL ODDITIES.  African elephants can climb mountains  with remarkablo ease.  A newly born giraffe measures about six  feet from his hoof to the top of his head.  It is tho habit of arctic dogs to burrow  under the snow, curl up into the smallest  possible bulk, and thus slocp.  The eye of the vulture is so constructed  that it is a high powered telescope, enabling the bird to see objects at an almost  incredible distance.  A Massachusetts family has five cats  with varying tastes. One is ravenous for  beet root, another eats only cucumbers,  another tomatoes, another fish, and the  fifth will taste nothing but bread and  milk.  AN   EPILEPTIC SUFFERER.  A    FENLON    FARMER    TELLS    OF   HIS  REMARKABLE CURB.  At Regular.Interval* He .Was Subject to Kita,  and Dactora Told Him the Trouble Was.In-  curable���������Now Free' From the Malady.  From the Warden, Lindsay, Ont.  Mr. Robert McGee.of the 9th concession of Fenlon, Victoria county, says in  speaking of his cure from this   terrible  malady:���������"I am  35 years of age and  livb on the old homestead where  I was  born and have lived always  since, and  where my own little family were born.  This part of Fenlon is   known as  Mc-  G-ee's Settlement, there are so'many of  that   name   living    in   the    vicinity.  Never in my life  did I know  what  a  day's sickness was  until. March, 1895,;  when without  any  known  cause   and  without any   warning I was  stricken  down with an epiloptic fit.   It came on  in  the night, causing  great consternation in the household, as my wife, who  never saw anything of the kind before,  thought it.was my end; as for myself I  never felt nor knew anything that was  going on about mo.    After coming out  of the convulsion which  they  tell  me  usually   lasted from   fifteen  to thirty  minutes, I would fall into a heavy sleep  from which I would awake with a,dull,  heavy feeling, and all   the muscles  of  my body would be ' sore.    This would  pass away and in a day or two after the  attack I would he able to attend to my  farm work, but  strange to   say   every  four months after as regular as a' clock  I would be seized with a fit, which always came on. in  the night.    Various  doctors and specialists were  consulted  and I to 3k several different medicines,  but without effecting a cure.    Several,  doctors said   the disease was incurable.  I read of  Dr. Williams'   Pink Pills  in  the   newspapers and was   advised by  friends who had experienced cures from  other seemingly  incurable ailments, to  try them.    Iu November, 1896, I com  mericed and kept on  taking them regularly for a year.    "Ehe  dreaded . period  passed   and   passed   again and again,  without a repetition of my trouble, and  1 felt that I was at last released from  this terrible malady.    I am now in the  best of health, and I attribute  my cure  to Dr. Williams' Pink   Pills,  versation   with   Mrs. McGee  that  her   husband's   trouble  cause of   most   seriously  affecting her  nerves and   general health, as  she was  always living in dread, and could never  enjoy, a   night's rest.    The  slightest  noises would startle her, and if it had  not been for���������the kindness of a neighbor  who   always   came and  stayed at the  house over night, she believes she would  have broken down altogether. . She also'  is  thankful for the great change that  has been wrought, and .is only too glad  to let  others   with  'similar  afflictions  know that there is  a remedy   for this  terrible disease.  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills 'cure by  going to the root of the disease. They  renew and build up the blood, and  strengthen the nerves, thus driving disease from the system. Avoid imitations  by insisting that every box you purchase is enclosed in a wrapper bearing  the full trade mark, Dr.Williams' Pink  Pills for Pale People. If your dealer  does not keep them they will be sent  post paid at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 by addressing the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co. Brockville, Ont.  In. con  she  said  was  the  Only Way to Do It.  "You see, it's this way," he said in  explaining the situation. "There's no  Spaniard dares haul down the flag we  have put up over the Philippines, so  they're going to try to convince us.that  we ought to do it ourselves. "���������Chicago  Post.  .   JJred In tho Bone.  Employer (irascibly)���������Confound that  boy! He's never around when he,is  wanted.  Clerk���������I think it must be hereditary  with him, sir. His father is a policeman.���������New York Truth.  Unkind.  "False one," said he as he stalked  from her presence, "you now look upon  my face for the last time."  "Well, your looks will be improved  by wearing a mask," replied the unkind girl.���������New York World.  Samson.  "We call our new safe Samson."  "Because it's so strong, eh?"  "Yes, and  it's  .strength  depends on  its   locks." ��������� Philadelphia    Evening  Bulletin.  Good IlctiKon to HiU'ry.  The trials of a musical accompanist aro  many, if wo may credit all tho stories  told of them. A young professional recently played accompaniments for the performers at a private entertainment for a  fashionable charity lasting for nearly two  hours.  "Here, you see, I have no chance to  take a breath for ten bars," said the amateur flute player, indicating to the accompanist a passage in. his opening solo.  "There are a number of such places in  my solos, and if you'll hurry tho time  whenever you come to them, it will be a  relief to my wife, for all my family are  subject to apoplexy, and I've already had  one slight attack."���������Youth's Companion.  HOW IT STRUCK HIM.  Browning and Bis Bargain���������A Tale "With  a Wee Moral to It.  . "How do you like it, old man?" asked Browning. "Pretty clever, isn't it?  Only cost me $4. Cheap at twice that,  I thought." And Browning backed  nway that Tompkins might get'a better  view,of his,new duck suit with nice,  sharp creases down the trousers, up the  sleeves and across the back of his coat.  "It looks well," answered Tompkins,  surveying his friend from head to foot!.  "Fits splendid too. - First one I ever  ���������aw that fitted. Only cost $4, you Bay?"  "Yep, only $4." '  "Believe I'll get one myself."  "Better do it.   They won't last long.  Greatest  suits ever made."   Browning  was pleased at tho thought of gaining a  convert.  ;, A little later in the day he met  Evans, aud speaking of the suit said:  "It only cost $4. Thought it was a good  investment, so I bought it." ' Evans  liked it and said he was going around  to try one on. Browning thought protty  well of himself.  When he ran across Cleaver after  lunch, of course the conversation turn-  3d upon the suit. '.'Only cost $4," said  Browning, "mere trifle, you know.  Suit's worth it, though; don't you  think?'.' '  Cleaver did.  It was the same with Mitchell.  "Only had to pay $4 for it, you know."  And then Hudson agreed with all the  others that it was worth that if it waa-  worth a cent. In fact,; nine times that  day Browning said to one or more of  his friends, "It only cost $4." Ifc rained  before he got horse in the evening, and  he had no umbrella. >. When he reached  the house, the suit' looked like the garment Jean Valjean -wore in the sewers.  It was a lumpy mass of sticky burlap  and flapped around him like a muddy  colored banner. When Browning had  taken it off, he threw it over a chair, a  wreck of former nattiness ' and beauty,  and as he leaned back against the dresser  and surveyed it, dangling, limp, and  crinkled there, ho muttered, "And it  cost $4.''���������Detroit Free Press.  The smallest soldier in France is  Louis Bernadot of Luret, who is only  two feet four inches in height. He is  a dwarf, with a slight mustache. When  he presented himself to draw his number out of, the conscription urn it was  discovered that his head did not reach  to the top of the table on which the  urn was placed, so a gendarme held him  up by the collar to enable him to ,put  his hands in the urn.  England carries about 58 per cent, of  fche|sea-borne merchandise of the world.  CONSUMPTION.  Says  What a "Well-Known Medical  Journal  About This King of Disease.  "This is essentially an age,of scien-  " tific-progress. Science and invention  "go hand in hand. Thanks to a distin-  "guished,chemist, consumption is rob-  "bed of its terrors, deprived of its de-  "structiveness, and this insidious dis-  "ease can first be relieved and then  "cured. But to accomplish a cure that  "is final and effective there must be  "constant persistency in treatment and  "right living., Tne sufferer must" take  "the right medical relief, rightlyad-'  "ministered. By tho labor, skill aiid  "research of an eminent chemist, T. A.  '' Slocura, consumption can be both relieved and cured."���������Medical Tribune.  Three free sample bottles of the Slo-  cum cure will be sent to any sufferer  from consumption, ��������� lung or throat  troubles or general debility, if name,  address and express office are sent to  The T. A. Slocum Chemical Co., Limited, King street^west,, Toronto, Out.  This is a genuine offer, and if the reader  is���������or knows a friend who is���������a sufferer,  send at once for tho . free sample.? .and  mention this paper.  ���������  FREE!  , Paradox.  "I want to know what ycuvmeant,'*  ���������aid the orator, " by calling my speech  a geometrical paradox. Tacknowledge  that you have been top many for me."  "I meant," the editor of the Jazeville  Gazette explained,^'that it had length  and thickness, but no breadth. "���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  One Good Use Anyway.  Parsons���������What did that museum  freak with the iron jaw want to enlist  for?  Recruit���������Oh, we found him very useful at Santiago. He cut barbed wire  fences with his teeth.���������New York Journal.  A    beautiful  Solid Gold  Shell KING  I with   a  simulating- Birthday  'Stone, mounted  in   Belcher  ' setting; also an exquisite Tiff-  '* any style Opal Stick Fin.  Ycu Pay Mothing. |SSLTffl  aiid ADORESS ON A POST CARD  and we will send you 1*2 packages of  Petal Perfume to sell for us, if you  can, at 10 cents each. When sold  send us our money, and we will send  you FREE both prizes. (To each month is  dedicated a precious stone. Anyone wearing  tho stono of their birth-month 'insures them  great and unfailing Rood luck.) These Birthday  Kings surpass in beauty any FREE premium ever  offered. Send address on Post Card. No money  I required. Perfumo returnable* i f not sold. Men-  | tion this paper. Petal Perfume Co. >  PJ Adelaide St. ������., TORONTO. Ont.  wV.���������_G_,������������,.g . rnnK ST0VE  "*"* "GRAND JEWEL."  ,_^fm*aS*'        -and you will l>e delighted  ~^P^^ with." tho results.  If  NOT [SATISFIED, MONHT   ItEFUNDBD.  HAVE YOUR FALL STOCK WELL  ASSORTED WITH  'OECKH'SSSS  A 0 WlvODENWARE  Manufactured l>y BOfOOKH UUOS.& Oo.  Toronto, Oat.  ^v^^vM^w^wvyv^-A^vwvww^^  HE ML TH,  STRENGTH  AND  VIGOR  CANBE OBTAI������^ ������Y THE USE OF  DR. SANDEN'S ELECTRIC BELT.  To men suffering from any Weakness I have a little  book which is sent sealed, Free.   Every young,  middle-aged and old man should read  it.   Address:  DR. D.T. SANDEN.  132 ST- JAMES ST., MONTREAL.  V /v .*..*./  FASHION AND  FABRIC.  Trouble on the Mantelpiece.  "If you'll always give me full swing,"  observed tho pendulum, "you will never  have any trouble with your hands."  "I don't know," replied the clock.    "If j  it wasn't for your going back and forth in  ���������ny   works,   I   never   would    havo   any  strikes."���������Chicago Tribune.  Somo of tho how French sleeves aro absolutely plain and tight fitting, with not  even a braid motiff, tiny cap, frill or slight  pouf at the top.  As a bordering for flounces narrow ribbon is now fashionable. Dark colored materials aro bordered with narrow white  taffeta ribbon slightly gathered.  Salambo is tho new shade of raspberry  red, much like old rose tints, that combines handsomely with russian green, certain shades of blue and also witn the gray  and beige dyes.  English whipcord suitings in russian.  stem and laurel green, dark cuban rod,  army, navy and russian blue, gray, brown  and black will bo highly favored for fall  and winter tailor costumes.  Tho very smartest, most recherche tailor  made and other elegantly finished "dress"  gowns havo waists matching the skirts,  and these will constitute tho costumes par  excellence for two seasons to come.  "Waistbands are onoo moro in favor.  Some new fall jackets aro bolted around  the waist or havo a belt at tho back. Short  basques arc universal and finished with a  bolt mado of  broad ribbon or of ' velvet or  satin. '  Some of tho handsome weaves in lightweight ladles' cloth and vicuna aro in  princess style, the skirt portion very  eheathliko and clinging about tho top on  tho front and eldes until half way down,  then bursting into exuberant waves and  folds.  It is urged in behalf of the continued  ���������untidy fashion of the street sweeping skirt  that tho new lengthened jackets and coats  are responsible for it. A very much elongated out of door coat would certainly look  odd above a short, all round walking  ���������kirt.��������� New York Post.  POINTED  PARAGRAPHS.  Often an excuse is worse than the offense.  Life after all is but a big bundle of littlo  things.  Responsibility that carries no weight is  not responsible.  Genius produces the inventions, whilo  talent applies them.  Monoy cannot buy an ounce of lovo, but  lt will purchase tons of sympathy. '()���������  ���������������  ���������dmJ-  ' <i   .  I  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C. '  MARMALADES.  A. Fetr General Directions and Some Spe-  ,    cial Recipes For These Popular Preserves.  From the standpoint of wholesome-  ness or popularity fruit jama and marmalades differ widely, but as far as,  making is concerned they are identical.  Only currants and berries can be used  1 for jam proper, while marmalade has  the entire range of larger fruits from  plums to. quinces." The substitution of  granulated for coffee sugar and the heating of both, the sugar and the fruit before they are combined- has given both  conserves a finer color and .flavor. But  in spite of this jams���������especially currant  and raspberry���������have lost their old time  prestige. Familiarity with tho possible  results of eating fruit seeds was the  "handwriting on tho wall" that sealed  their doom. On tbe other hand; marmalades were never so delicious, so varied  or so popular as now.  No other preparation of fruit requires  such close attention f^om'flrst to last.  Constant and thorough stirring with a  ���������wooden ladle to prevent tho mass from  adhering to the bottom of the kettle  will alone insure success. A porcelain  lined kettle is better than a granite  ���������ware one; because thicker.  , Marmalade requires a little longer  cooking than jam, because the gelatinous skins and seeds , are rejected. The  fruit is first cooked until. soft. Then  mashed through a puree strainer to free  the pulp from.skins, etc. Ifc is then returned to the fire. The sugar added on  the mixture cooked slowly and steadily  until ifc is smooth and a little cooled on  a plate is firm and free from water.  These general directions preface th������  following recipes in Good Housekeeping for several kinds of marmalade:  Plum Marmalade.���������Wash, weigh and  cook the fruit, strain, add three-fourths  of a pound of sugar to every "pound oi  fruit aud cook 25'���������minutes.  Pineapple Marmalade.���������Pare and dig  out the "eyes, grate the fruit or chop i\  Tory fine. Cook in its own juice and  the least water possible until it can b������  easily pierced wifch a fork.  Peach Marmalade.���������P^are, stone and  weigh the fruit and allow a lemon tc  every three pounds. Carefully pare th������  thin yellow rind from the lemons  and  ,' cook it with the fruit.    Put' the  sugal  '   and pulp over the fire.  Boil five or more  minutes  and carefully* remove all  the  white scum which rises.   Add the juice  ^of the,.lemons and cook ten minutes,  stirring constantly. If preferred, the  chopped kernels of one-third the piti  can be used instead of the lemon peel.  Crab Apple Marmalade.���������Wash, quarter and core" the fruit, coyer the cores  with cold water and stew an hour.  Strain*the liquid over the apples and  cook until soft. Strain the pulp, add  sugar and cook half an hour; then test  and cook longer if necessary.  Quince Marmalade.���������Pare, quarter  and core (the fruit and drop the latter  into cold water. Cover the parings and  cores wifch cold water, stew slowly for  two hours and  then  strain  through  a  . strong jolly bag, extracting all tho gelatinous substance possible. Drain tho  first on a cloth and cook until tender  in the liquid strained from the cores  and parings. Mash the fruit through a  coarse sieve, add the heated sugar and  cook 15 minutes.  monogram'' and the warm wax taken  it out of the monogram, so that all the  raised ornamentation is coated over  wifch the silver powder.  Fashion's Echoes. <���������  Fancy buttons promise ��������� to be largely  used, aa does a variety of pearl buttons.  Ostrich lips and feathers abound on  the late summer hats.  Black lace over silk furnishes a delightful and fashionable gown.  New coat bodices are modeled on the  lines of a man's swallowtail coat. '  The passing of the tan shoe will probably be a gradual affair, but the heyday  "of its glory is over. The becoming and  elegant black shoe once more looms np  as the propor thing. _  '___  One Dancer.  He shook his head despondently.  "It bogins to look to me," he said,  "as if whatever money indemnity we  get from the Spaniards would not do us  any good."  "Why not?".  "I have an idea that Admiral Cervera  will get it all back in damages for libel  on account of tho pictures of him that  have been printed in some of the papers."���������Chicago Post.    "'  A New Use.  She���������Is this your cyclometer on the  mantel?  He���������Yes.  She���������Why, it, only registers 2. Is  that all the miles you have ridden in six  months? ' *    '  He���������Oh, no. I keep that to tell the  number of dollars I have paid in installments.���������New York World.  Ribbon Work on Linen.  Ribbon is prettily combined with embroidery in the latest work on linen, as  shown by a  design  in   the  New York  RIBBON EUN IN TABLE SCAiiF.  Tribune, a part of which is here reproduced. It is for a table scarf or a bureau  cover of hemstitched linen or muslin.  The ribbon is run in aud out of buttonholed slits, leaving a space of muslin  between each length of ribbon, whereon  is either embroidered a bouquet of flowers or, as is often seen on linen, an  applied figure in guipure. The ribbons  should match the color of the flower.  For instance, with violet; ribbon the  bouquets should be violets; pink calls  for rosebuds or any other pink flower,  etc.  The Two Tone Wax Seal.  The two tone seal in wax on an envelope made to match the two tone  - monogram on the paper is a mystery to  any one not in the secret, which the  New York Herald explains. For _ instance, a silver monogram and raised  ornamentation on a blue background is  easily duplicated in the seal. The background is of wax to match the background of the monogram. When ready  to seal the envelope, dip fche seal in the  (fell and wipe it quite dry, except the  engraving, where the oil remains. Then  dip the oily seal into the silver powder  and brush across the seal, leaving no  ���������silver except in those same indentations  oi the engraved monogram. Melt the  wax and drop it on to the proper place  and seal as usual. The oil will have  taken up the silver powder* into  tho  " DON'T CHIDE,  THE  CHILDREN.  ���������\p������  v  V  V  V  SI  Kf  SI  SI  SI  St  St  V  SI  SI  St  SI  SI  St  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  St  ,w  SI  st  SI  st  SI  st  Don't scold  the little ones if  the bed is wet  in the morning.  It isn't the child's fault. Weak  kidneys need strengthening���������  that's all. You _ can't afford to  risk delay. Neglect may entail  a lifetime of suffering.  Doan's Kidney Pills  Strengthen the Kidneys and  Bladder, then all trouble  ceases..  Mr. John Carson, employed at  M. S. Bradt & Co.'s store, Hamilton, Ont., says :  " My little boy seven years of age  has been troubled -with his kidneys  since birth and could not hold his  water.'' We spent hundreds of dollars doctoring and tried many different remedies, but they were of no  avail. One box of Doan's Kidney  Pills completely cured him."  SI  SI  V  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  St  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  St  St  SI  SI  SI  SI  SI  st  SI  st  SI  SI  SI  st  SI  SI  SI  st  SI  SI  SI  st  SI  SI  st  st  SI  But She "Was a Girl.  'If  I  were a man," she  said, "you  wouldn't find me here today. I'd'be  away fighting for my country."  "If you were a nian," he replied,  "you-wouldn't find me here today  either. I, too, would be away fighting  for my country."  After that all he had to do was gain  papa's consent.���������Cleveland-Loader.  Strategic Measures.        \  "Your brother-in-law still at your  house, Wallace?"  "Yes,' but he is beginning to weaken.  I have him pushing the lawn mowers  every morning and the ice croam freezer  every afternoon. I think he will go before I am driven to starting him in on  the washing."���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  A Supposition.  - "I wonder why Spanish aristocrats  have so many names," said the inquisi-"  tive citizen.  "I suppose, "^replied the suspicions  person, "it's merely to give" people to  whom they owe money more trouble in  making out the bills."���������Washington  Star. ' ___  Kefltsctions of u Uachelor.    '  The ��������� devil succeeds because he never  knows when he's been snubbed.  A woman's first thought when she sees  company coining is her canned fruit.  No healthy girl who is over 17 years  old has any business believing that love  is causae! by vibrations.  After a girl has had a quarrel with another sho always makes up her mind what  aho won't say when������ she meets her and  then says It.  The first thing tho average woman  thinks whon she hears thafc some actress  is very sick is to wonder what will become of all the dresses she has.���������New  York Sun.  SlK������������C������������������������������C<E������������������������������<������������������C������������������Gc  Th* World's Strife.  A life that is to be active ought to  find refreshment in the midst of labors  ���������nay, to draw refreshment from them;  but this it cannot  do unless the man  can take up the varied employments of  the world with something of a childlike  freshness.   It is  that especial light of  heaven ��������� desoribed   by  Wordsworth  in  his immortal ode, that, light  ���������Whieh lies about us in our infancy,  which attends the youth upon his way,  but at length  The man perceives it die away  .  And fade into the light of common day.  Its radiance still plays about those few  "who strive earnestly to keep themselves  Unspotted from  the world and are vio-  ors in the strife.���������Gladstone.  Tannin teas-are always highly flavored. Chemicals are  iveeded to cover the bitter tannin taste which* comes out  of these teas in the steeping. But they are vile brews  after they are cooled and their false flavors have fled.  MONSOON cSKi TEA at 25c is an imperial quality compared with any of these tannin teas sold, at 40c. But try  Monsoon  Tea in the pound packets at 40c.  <s  TO OTJBEA COLD LS ONBIDAT.  '   Take laxative Bronx) QuiuiDe Tablets.   All  druggists rfefund the money if it fails to cure  28c  Every woman is as  old as the neighbors remember she ia. <  PUT YGSJK  FBftSSEiS  PULSE.  If It is Weak or Irregular don't Hesitate to Start the use of Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills at once.  With a strong, steady,  regular pulse  we may expect vigorous health.  With a weak, irregular, intermittent  pulse we can tell at once the vitality is  low���������thatDizzyand Faint Spells, Smothering and Sinking Sensations and similar  conditions are bound to ensue.  By their action in strengthening the  heart, toning the nerves and enriching  the blood, Milburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills relieve and cure all those distressing  conditions just enumerated.  Mrs. B. Croft, residing on Waterloo  Street, St. John, N.B., says:  " For some time past I have suffered  from pallor, weakness and nervous prostration, I had palpitation and irregular  .beating of the heart so severe as to  cause me great alarm. I was treated  by physicians, but got no permanent  relief.  " I am glad to say that from Milburn's  Heart and Nerve' Pills I derived the  first real benefit that I ever got from  any medicine. My appetite is improved,  my entire system toned up, and I can do  no less than cheerfully recommend these  pills to all requiring a reliable heart and  nerve tonic."  Miss MaryE. Hicks, South Bay, Ont., says  Laxa-Liver Pills cured herol Sick Headache,  trots which sha had suffered for a year.  The Millionaire  and   His Clerk.  Girard, the infidel millionaire of Philadelphia, one Saturday ordered all' his  clerks to come on the morrow to his  wharf and help unload a ' newly arrived  ship.    One young man replied, quietly:  "Mr. Girard, Icanlt work on Sunday."  , "You know the rules?"  "Y8S, I know. -I have a mother to support, but I cao'.t work on Sundays."-  "Well, stop up ,to the desk and the  cashier will settle with you.!,'  For three weeks the young man could  find no work, but one day a banker came  to Girard to askMf-he* could- recommend  a man for cashier in a bank.������ This discharged young man was at once named  as a suitable person.  "But," said fche banker, "you dismissed him."  "Yes, because he would not work on  Sundays. A man _ who would lose his  place to* conscience's sake, would make  a trustworthy cashier.'" And he was ap-  noinfcod.���������Pearl of Days.  ' Baddeck, June 11, 1S97.  C. C. Richards & Co. *  Dear Sirs,���������Minard's Liniment is my  remedy for NEURALGIA.  It relieves at once.  a s. Mcdonald. 1  Paper marie from seaweed is a growing industry in France. Ifc is so transparent that it has been used in place of  glass.  ttmaifs Limmeii* Cures garget in Cows  When a girl's clever tongue keeps her  from marrying it is because she has not  met her equal among men.  IiiuTu's Lini oieiit Cnrcs Colfls, etc.  Originality consists mainly in not  saying fche things which everybody else  says.  '  Minard's Liniment Cnres Diptheria.,  As we must account for every idle  word, so we must for every idle silence.���������Franklin.  Minard's Liniment Cares Distemper.  Every unkind treatment to the cow  poisons the milk���������even talking unkindly to her.  POINTED  PARAGRAPHS.  The only sure thing about lifo is tho end  thereof.  People who drown tholr troubles usually  preserve them in alcohol.  Some novels are bound in a uniform  style of tho fatigue stripe.  The less heart a man puts into a task  the more labor it requiras.  Tho cup of happiness usunlly springs o  leak before it begins to run over.  Somo girls set thoir caps for husbands,  ������nd others sot their capital for titles. '  The joke you play on another fellow ie  a moan trick when he playB it on you.  V   ���������  <      _;a|  f   '  {������ ���������>..  t* --/I  Z-      1  '  BOVRIL  Is a condensed food, capable of preaerva  ing physical strength '       ��������� ,  Through Any Physical Strain  And is equally valuable bo those requiring to use  GREAT  MENTAL,  STRAIN;  & ���������<  a }���������  It has no equal for giving /   " '  Strength to the Invalid  And   it   will  agree  with   the   weakest  stomachs.    Get it. from, your druggist or grocer and test-  its value.   ���������  i'-.'-'.l  Ml  -is,:-.  25 per Cent, off Duty oh British Goods  We get it but we.don't keep it. (,    ,.'""!U  Oiir customers profit. '.���������'..>,. g.vi  They also reap the benefit of-big cuts from manufacturers:-*;', V JN-.J  See samples and be convinced.   ._ '.        ; '  "  MYRON M'BRIDE & CO.  WHOLESALE  MEN'S  FURNISHERS   ...      ,  ������������������-winsrisriiiPiEG--  Ih.'I  "V'JK.\  use ALBERT soap.  If your fancy is for\a Tar Soap you  Will nnd the best in oiir  MASTER  **   ,  * ",  " CV'" -*-, s*^,  met    '.:--S  m  'if?* I  (Trade-Mark.)  Sold at all Drug Stores.  One Day's WorL1  We (jive this fine Watch. Chr.:n & Charnf  for sellinff two doz. packages of Eiqui- ���������  site Perfume at ten cents each.    Sen/  address and we forward the perfume,  I postpaid, and our 1'remiura List.   No  money  required.     Sell   the   perfume  among your friends, return money, ant!   j.  we send the watch, prepaid.   This is a ff  pcimine American Watch, guaranteed* T  tod timepiece.    Mention this paper.      f>  Specialty Co 60 Victoria St.TorontO  1 *  ���������}  i  Earn this valuable Watch, Chain and Charm by selling twenty Top������S  Scarf Pins, at 15 cents each. Send your address and we forward the  riband ou?Premium List, postpaid. No money required. The*.Pins  will almost sell themselves, for the Topaz has all the brilliance of the best  diamonds, and has never before been offered at anything like this price. Th���������  Watch is neat in appearance, thoroughly well made, and. fully guaranteed.  Unsold Pins may be returned.    Mention this paper when writing.   ���������  THE GEM PIN CO., Freehold Building, Toronto, Ont.  wmmmmmmmwmmMmmmmmfN}  f  TWO NUISANCES THAT CAN'T BE  IKED-:  ���������' te  a  You've met them both. I think.  BISCUIT AND BREADS  that is n't cooked and  STUFF^���������. :���������'  you cannot drink.  you want to get rid of  IF  botli  USE  WHITE STAR  mmm powder  :-A-3ST"JD  STAR  i   i  ���������      I  II  Tlie most refresMnjf drink of  modern  times.  i  VVe give this fine c i  watch, chain and i  charm,forsellingtwo S  doz. Lever Collar  Buttons, at ten cts.  each. Send your address and we forward  iheButtons.postpaid,  and our Premium  List. No money required. Sell the Buttons; among your  friends, return the  money, and we send  the watch, prepaid.  A genuine American  watch, guaranteed,  for a few hours' work.  Mention this paper  when writing.  I  i  LEVER  BUTTON  CO.,  20 Adelaide St. E.  Toronto, Ont.  *oesjffi^o>sjo^c7SJD^^  TIEIJB  DYSON-GIBSON CO.  .A-TTEZESTTIOUST  Difference between Paper and Wool  Roofing: Paper dries and becomes  brittle. Tbe Wool is elastic and tough.  Has never been known to crack; 8  years has established its reliability-  wind an<i water proof.  Write for samples to  W. G. FONSECA,  705 Main St., Winnipeg.  Sun Insurance office.        )  Eastern As3uance Co.       \  Quebec Fire Insurance Company.  London and Lancashire Life Ins. Co.  British and Foreign Mirine I������.s. Co. (  Lloyd's Glass Insurance Company.  W. B. AlilxAJT,  General Agent,  Winnipeg.  W. N.. TJ.  193 I  i  8'  IHE SFMI-WEEKLY' NSSWS.      C'-ffMBBStkANID,    B.    C,     .g'USSSAT    7th...    1899.  WI? TOW! TjTlp'pVl V  Mary  E.  Bissett.    tditor.  ,, 53" Advertisers who want liifjir ad  -��������� changed, should get copy in hy  '   X2 a.m. day before issue.  W When writing' communication? to  this paper, write ON ONE side  only of  paper used:    Printers Do NOT turn copy.  RATES OF A-DVERTISING:  One inch per year,  once-a-wcek,  $12.00  "      "      " month,      "        " 1.50  Local notice per line "        "      -       -io  For both   issues   one-half   additional  No Acvertisment inserted for less than  50 cents.  Persons failing to get The News  re-  g'uiarly should notify the Office.  Persons having any business with THE  News will please call at the office  or  rite.  TERMS OF.SUHRCRI I'TION.  IN   ADVANCE.  ONE  YEAR,   by   mail $2.00  ��������� PER MONTH by carrier   *        .25  SINGLE    COPY     Five   Cents.  TUESDAY,    MAR:   7th,    1899  THE IRISH. MUNICIPAL  '   ELECTIONS.   ���������   -   '  The spirit of democracy has scored  a  direct triumph in   tho late  '   municipal elections in Ireland. The  Laborites   have' carried    all    before them, and all   the old ideas of  / reverence for social caste have been  trampled in the dust.  " In many cases wealthy em'ploy-  - ,ers were defetted_by their own  employees.     For   instance,    Maurice  Leonard,   the JEarl of Kenmare's  agent, a ground landlord and liith-  '   erto the most-influential   man   in  * ' the town, was   defeated by one of  his laborers, earning a  salary  cf  i  ., $2.25 per week  ., In the smaller towns especially,  , the silent revolution   showed itself  ,-lrIn some of these  we  have  a  local  .merchant  driven   to   tine   council  '' chamber by a "jarvey" who occept-  -s.  " ed his six'pence fare with a "chank  you sir," and then took his seat  among the aldermen, while the  merchant had to satisfy himself on  a councillor's bench. A neighbor  tJ called rt his shoemaker's the other  day to have his boots mended, and  "was told that "his worship (Alderman Caves) wasn't down yet.'-  This is, after all, as it should be.  In this country it is difficult to realize how strong the caste system  is in the old land, but the time is  fast coming there as well as over  all the world, when a man's social  standing and connections will have  little weight against an opponent  from the so-called "lower classes."  A man's worth should be measured by his ability and integrity, not  by the cast iroii rule of cash and  class.  In a small town in Kerry the  whole district board was composed  of laborers, except one���������a merchant  Considering it beneath his dignity  to sit with them, he resigned. Imagine the sort of a fellow who  thinks a man unlit to associate  with just because he earns an lion  est living by the sweat of his brow!  The board Is well rid of hirn. It  doesn't make a particle of difference what one's calling is, provided  it be an honorable one "The  rank is but the guinea stamp. A  man'-) a man for a' that."  and   if   they were taught   how   to-  ero'.v thfeni and take   care   oi   them  while   at school,'they   would    use  their knowledge later in the adornment of their own homes.  The cost would be'trifling and  would be amply repaid by the possession of attractive grounds instead  of the bare, drearypafches that do  duty around xuo many of our  schools. Teacher and pupils spend  most of their time in the classroom. Why not have it and its sur  .roundings as cheerful' as ' possible ?  We all like to take a glance backward to school days long past. Let  us do all we can to make the  thought of their school clays pleasing to the children of to-day.  The scheme of having flower  gardens in the school grounds has  been" successfully canied out in  many countries. In Prance each  one of the 28,000 elementary  schools has one. In Sweden each  of the 2,000 schools has from one to  tvvelve acres attached. Austria has  8,000 such school gardens, and in  Central and Southern Prussia the  masters teach the children tree,  vine, garden and bee culture. Recently attention has been given to  it in some American schools, ��������� and  Boston teachers have been requiring their pupils to care for, study,  and sketch their plants. ��������� By this'  means pleasure and study are combined, but we do not advocate the  adding of any more 'ologies to the  curriculum wherewith to worry our  long suffering teachers. Only "let  us have ihe flowers.  IT  Everybody, but with Our Stock of  Suits there are very few that we can not  fit.   ' '..,.'  spimait & Uanaimo By.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE-  NOV. 19th, 1P98.    '  Our .whole stock of Clothing for Men  and, Boys must be reduced to make  room for the  The advocates of expansion , inc  the .United States-are meeting with  more difficulties in carrying out  their policy than they probably  anticipated, especially in the Phil-  lippines. ' .-  While there is no doubt as to the  final success of the Americans, the  expense of quieting the rebels down  ���������and keeping them quiet���������ma3T  lead our friends to wonder in the  end it the game is worth the powder. Those poor oppressed Filipinos are not receiving quite as  much sympathy from Uncle Sam's  domain as they use to a few  months since, and the sous of liberty themselves scarcely seem to appreciate the privilege of having the  starry flag wave over their land.  to arrive next month.  We'will, until the - ist of March, allow a   Big-  Discount   on    all *    ���������  and will sell  all  * At . Cost-.  *. Society,, .Cards  This is a chance to -get a  Bargain in Clothing  the like of which has   never   happened   before.  Call now while the Stock is Complete.'  '.<?S  :������  LOCAL  -BRIEFS,  Mrs. Arris left last Friday--for  Nuiiauno.  Umbr-.llas cheap at Stevenson <!"t Co.'a.  Mrs, Chaa. Lows was a * assenger on the  onfc-goiug steamer Friday morning.  W. B. Finley, the photographer, arrived  last Wednesday. He will be hero until  Friday.  Mr. Barrett, one of the popular  salesmen  at the Big Store,   returned last  Wednesday      on eai,y terms.    Enquire of Jas. Carthew  from Vancouver. .    Bafo to say that hia dismissal be condemned  by almost every, one in thia district, as Mr.  Berkely has always been' regarded as. the  right man in the right place. We understand that a petition is about to bo cireula-  tcd'piaying the Chief Coinmissdouer to ro-  couKider the matter If the opinion or  wishes of the people count for anything we  may hope to see Mr. Berkely reinstated.  Go to Stevficson aud  Co.,   for  sheetings  and pillow cottons.  For Sale���������One story and a half dwel  mg house of six rooms, hall,  nantrv, eic.  There is a proposal on foot to  establish a toll system throughout  the province. How would the farmers who bring produce into town like  to pay a tax on every load ? We  might-as well go back a hundred  years or so all round if this measure becomes  law.  PLEA FOP, SCHOOL GARDENS.  1/ One method of educating children, especially in rural districts,  is by having flower gardens on the  sohool grounds. The cultivation  of a taste for the beautiful lias always a refining influence on the  mind, Children love flowers, as  they   admire   beauty in anything,  A bill will be introduced at the next session of Parliament making it compulsory on railway companies iu the Dominion to  use automatic couplers.-If this were  done, it would .prevent a great  many accidents,  BERTHS.  -To Mr. and Mrs  WILLARD.  March 5th, a son.  For Sale.  A. second-hand wagon  ivitli iron axle. Cheap for cash. Apply  to W. E. Harmston. Sandwick, P. O.  CO VIE TO  The News Office  printing. Reasonable prices prev  The regular monthly meeting of the  Independent Order, of Foresters takes  place next Thursday evening.  You can have the choice of a splendid  variety of Dress Goods remnants at close  prices at Stevenson & -.-o.  Government Ageat Mitchell returned last  Wednesday from Nanaimo where he went to  attend the funeral of his cousin.  McGregor's mandoline playing is something splendid, and any one who goes to  hear him won't be diaappointed.  Only a few more boys' reefers left and  are cheap at Stevenson & Co.'s.  "There was a man in town who thought  he was wise. But h������ broke, because he  didn't advertise," in The News.-  Rev. Wm. Hicks will commence a series  of sermons on Holiness next Sunday morning, at the Methodist Church.  You can save money  buying Men's  suits ������  at Stiivensou & Co.  Seven years established in the district,  makes This News the best advertising medium to reach the farmers of Comox.  Rev. W. C. Dodds left last Friday morning for Denman Island. His pulpit at the  Presbyterian Church was occupied Rev. Mr.  Goodwill of Denrnan.  Those 25s silks are going rapidly at Ste-  venson & Co.  There was a little fun down town Monday between a Celestial and one of his patrons  in thelaundry line. A police orficer settled the dispute amicably, and the Chinaman  went  on his way rejoicing.  Word  has  reached   us  that    Mr.  John  Berkely, **ho for upwards of nine years has  been Government Road Superintendent for  .,, Comox,   has been   dismissed   without  any  wnh    your .  ���������1 I yood reason being   assigned theretor,    it is  UNION   SHIPPING.  March 3d���������Tug Pilot arrived from Doug.  lass Island  with hulk  Colorado in tow.  "     3d���������Tug    Czar  arrived    to    tow  hulk Shirley with  1,700 tons  coaly <*v Yukon & White   Pass  Ry., Co.,    Skagv/ay.  Since last   issue   steamer  Willapa,  Tug  Teplo and two scows, aud ship Indiana left  betides   some   small    crast.      Colorado  is  about ready to leave, (Monday.)  Willard  ACCIDENT TO JIMMIE WORK.  It is with very deep regret that we  report a serious���������if not fatal���������accident to  a young son of Mrs. Jas. Work, at Well-  isgton. The boy was run over by a car,  and, it is said, if he recovers will be crippled for life. This makes the third accident to befall the family within a few  short months, and, wc need not add,  Mrs. Work has the heartfelt: sympathy of  the community in the sad affliction that  has again befallen her.  THE INDIAN SHOW.  Tho Indian performance last night was a  grand "howling" success. The Siwaah Co.,  arrived in town about 4 o'clock in a big r;g  and in war paint. , The program consisted'  of dances and songs, whether of war or  peace, or sentimental and cernic, we can't  say, Their mrke-up was brilliant as many  different colors could make them.  The audience was fair but not as large as  expected. The noise made by the Indians  was equally off-set by that mad" by the  audience. ���������R-  S. C.  Work for some good, be it ever so slowly.  Cherish some flower, be it ever so lowly.  Labor!   All labor is noble and holy.  Let thy great deeds be thy prayers to thy  God.  .Hiram Locgc- No 14 A.F .& A.M..B.C.R  Courtenay B. C.  Lodge meets on every Saturday on or  before the hill of the moon  Visiting Brothers    cordially requested  to attend.  ,    - R. S. McConnell,  Secretary.  :r.HPCrt������wx������������wr������ in-jv������;iiotoDtractcniA>:n(H  GORDON    BURDOCK'S . '. '���������  Single and Double Rio-s to .let  ���������at���������  Reasonable Prices  Near   Blacksmith Shop, 3rd St.  CU.vTBEK.LAND,    B.  O.  NOTICE  Any person or persons destroying or  withholding the kegs and barrels of the  Union Brewery Company Ltd of Nanaimo, will be prosecuted. A liberal reward  will be paid for information leading to  conviction.  W.  E. Norris, Sec'y  CORPORATION    OF    THE   CITY   OF  CUMBERLAND.  Amendment to Clause Two of the Municipal Road Tax B.y-iaw 1898  The aforesaid tax shall be due and payable to the C-ilh'Ctor for the Corporation of  the City'of Onmborland, at hisc ofRc6 within  the y;iid Corporation,- .011 and after tho  second day of January 1899,  'Reitd fche first timo the 30th   da    of  Jan.  ���������"���������   "'second "   '"'��������� l.Sfch     " o"  Feb.  "���������   "third    "    "   27 ch   , "   "    "  Rc.conAdored and finally passed 27th  day  of Ebb. 1890.      '  LEWIS MOUNCE,  Mayor.  : LAWRENCE  NUNNS,  City Clerk.  NOTICE.  All persons indebted for milk supplied by Mr. Andrew Seater are kindly  rpquesled to pay their accounis. All  accounts unpaid by the 20th. of March  prbx, w'lllbe-placed-for.collections.;  CORPORATION    OF    THE    CITY   OF  CUMBERLAND COURT OF  REVISION.  NOTICE is hereby given that .the Court  of Revision for the purpose of hearing all  complaints against fche assessment of 1899,  as made lry tbe Assessor of the City of Cumberland, 'will be held at the Council Chambers, City Hall, on Monday the 3rd day of  April, A. D 1S99, at 10 o'clock a. m.  By order,  L. W. NUNNS,  c. m. a  Cumberland, B. C.  28 th, February 1899.  't:1!  VICTORIA TO WEX.X,II!TGT01T,  No. 2 naily.   . No. 1 Saturday.  *_       A.M.   A.M.  De. "9:00 ....:  Victoria j)o. 3^66  "    0:30  Ooldpn-uain......... '*   3:29  "   30:19 Phawniijan Lake ....,"   4.14  "   10:58 Dmicans 4:15'  p.m.                        -            '          ,       P.M.  "   12:30 Nanaimo G:06  Ar. 12:45 Wellington '. Ar. 6.20  WELLINGTON   TO  VICTORIA.  No. 1 Daily". ' Ko. 3 Saturday.  A.M. , {- , A.M.   '  Dc. 8:25 Wellington....i De. 3:10  ���������"   8:46  Nanaimo.'. "'3:23  "10:01  Duncans '.   "   4:37  " 10:12 : Shaw nifjan Lake "   5:08  "11:33     G0Jdst.rea.1n  "   5.59  Ar. 12 00 m.       . . .Victoria -.Ar. 6 25 p.m.  Reduced rates lo and from all poiuts on  Saturdays aud Sundays good to return Monday. , ' -  Vov rutos and   all   information 'apply at  ���������  Company's Qfiinos.  A. DUNSMUIR. Gko. L. COURTNEY-.  Phjusiiiknt. Trafllc Miuiacror.  Cumberland  Encampment.     " '     '  No. 6;   I. O. O. F.,   Union.  Meets every alternate   Wednesdays ot  each month at '7:30 o'clock p.m.' Visiting1  Brethren cordially invited to attend.  ��������� ,  Chas. Whyte, Scribe. ^ '  -I     O    p.    F. .   '     ���������,  Union Lodge, No. 11. meets every  Friday night at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren cordially invited to attend.,  F. A. Anley,- R., S.  Fruit anil Ornamental Trees  Bulbs, Roses,' Hollies,. Rhododendrons,  Fancy   Evergreens,  Eic.  Thousands growing on my own grounds.  Most  complete  stock  in the   Province.  Bees and Bee Supplies. Agricultural  Implements. * Fertilizers.       ik.    *  New catalogue now ready. ���������  604 Westminster Koad.,  VANCOUVER,  B.C  ������������������ti  1  ^  1  1-:  If  f  W,1

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