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 pi  \  fair'  s^t/fa^U^-��������� ^  NINTH YEAR, r  CUMBERLAND;   B.  V-.  WEDNESDAY,   MARCH 5,   1902.-  / >  fl  1 ������������������  PA  -7  I  ���������  a/  I  *.'  ',  iw  ,*  Drv Goods;  r   Carpets and ' Riigs,  -���������- Linoleum,  ,      t     Matting,    ;.    /   ,  .     -     ���������'*'   Curtains,   .  7    "  ;v/ House Furnishings,  "   ,     ,.   Flour arid Feed,   ,. , ;  '^r",'\   '\';"> -1-v Bbots\&VShbesr -  *"*  - ',, *>._     r*'���������/'  , p s ; '     \ Rubber    Goods,  Cents/ -Furnishings^    Clothing.;  <���������  '<- <���������  Granufated Sugar*,.  ,      '        *-       H  -      $5 75  per  Sk.  School  Board   Meeting.  Regular ineetihg^of School Board  wras  held^on   February  24th,  Mr  Peacey presiding.    The minutes of  the previous meeting were read and  adopted.    Communication ^v6, Old  School house was,read asking for  pe: mission  to  remove same from  school grounds. It was.then resolved .that communication' be laid on  table  until  the" secretary write to  Victoria to Mr L. Mo'unce? asking  him to enquire ifJBoard had power  to dispose'of said property.    Communication from Miss-Ramsay was  then taken  up asking  for  use of  one room in (school-for- the.purpose  oLa kindergarten/class.     Resolved  that room be given for that purpose  until,, required  for  Public Schdol.  Teachers and janitors salaries .were  brought  upj'it^was^resolved that  vouchers be issued'for,eameIfor the  month of February. / The meeting'  <      J     Z> "-   r a  then" adjourned until called^agairr.  -,.     iBank;Meetmg.  . * '      *' ?.*.      '*-   -'J.  -     "^i "**   \  ������",*" I     '     V    '���������"..������������������'     '      '  . The meeting called _ Monday'even  ing  for^theJpurpqse pf discussing  the'es/abiishtaent of ajbranch bank  in Cumberland/'was fairly w^ell attended by.represenjative men, Mr'  T. E. Bate in ,the'{chair.    "*V    ���������  ,,^~Ald. Reid opened with' a Jew re-  . marks  pn  the^advisability- of the  insti tu'tion, as"it ^ wfts^often  incon/  ��������� vphient,~ and'rc a 1 ways'va.wkward  io^  transa'ct   . banking.'" business "with  "other cities, as.at^presentr   Speak-  4ing;of:the Council; -lt-^would-be 01  i'the" greatest 'advantage1 to ^'that"  Board. if a' ba*ok'.'*were established;'  'here.".' .   ������ .-"   ^ \    ,i>^     T"        '- w/  .^r jv ' <    I   i" *>* -.''^Ji^.  jf;\;    ������     *~k ,J: ^ .,Wi-ite- for,-price^ and^particu'lars. ,* P. O. DraTw^r 563;-   "^ -��������� - i -fo) V-  I  I  I  '?/  I'/.  ^ <^ M������ ^���������-rir>  S^?#*H^  W'all-PapeiPs .-ir ;.;'  Newest vDesigns'  arfd   Col;rs.  leums    '   '���������'���������  PRINTED���������50i\, 60c, 70c. 90c,  f  " ;,,'.'.. to $1 25 sq, y&  INLAID���������$L2oV$1.40 & $1-50   "  PLAIN���������85c. to $1.50 '    ���������  n  Straw Mattings  . ..'. 15c. to 5Gc. per yard  (Carpets  .At  all   Prices.  \\ ALL ������ APEX.     -     -     IDC. ' tU."J)2   5U  ner Double Roll.  An Elegant Line of Samples will be sent  vou FREE on application, but give us  some idea as to your wants   It  I  THE FURNISHERS. VICTORIA, Bc  .'^Mayor Willardt;f6llowed\ii. ������the  .sim^strain^statiii'g' tnat^Ke" %:ouid'*  .do* his business "with a ba-rrk here^"  UMr Clinlon spoke iti -favour-and  offered vhis support 'and ' thought  that chartered banks should be -ap-j  .proached, givingthem an approximate of business likely to.be-done.  - Mr C. H. Tarbell spoke -to the  same effect, and Aid Partridge also.  Ex'Mayor^Carthew too favored the  idea.  Moved by Mr W. B. Anderson,  seconded by Mayor Willard, that a  committee be chosen to collect data  as to probable amount of .business  could be promised a,' bank- starting  here.    Carried.  Chairman Bate then nominated  Messrs Willard, Partridge, Tarbell,  Clinton, Johnston and Reid.  Moved by Mayor Willard, seconded by'Mr W. B. Anderson, that  names of Messrs J. McPhee and A.  Urquhart of Courtenay, and H. C.  Lucas of Comox, be added for the  valley.     Carried.  _.     *  Committee to report at next  meeting, on Friday 14th inst.  SCOTCH -CONCERT.  1  The   Presbyterian   Churoh -was  i _j '  well filled la at Thursday evening,  the'"occasion being an evening 'of  Scotch and Welsh songs, recitations and instrumental selections  given by a number of well-known  ���������amateurs.     The 'programme   was  very   interesting, "-all    acquitting'  ' ' '  themselves most( creditably.   Of(Mr'  Thombon's violin selections, accom-  1  ������  panied most ably by Mrs Glassford,  we   must  make   special   mention, '  especially in the.rendering pf .'-Auld  Robin Gray," ('Annie Laurie" and',  ."Down   the  Burn,"   all  of_.which1  ' were superbly given.   Mr Thomson  has a reputation1 second to none in  his line.    Mr H. Murdoch's l-'Loch-  aber ncrjhore."   was a   gem being  most pathetically and sweetiygiven  as a'cornet 'solo.    jSongs weie also',  well" sung   bv   Messrs" Murdoch,  Vater, James,  an.I* Mrs Arris and  Miss, Cameron;   while^recitatione  ���������"       *������������������*       " - ,  were ablygiven by Mrs Partridge,*.  arid Misses-White," Anley>nd little  .Edith; Thompson ������' wLb!o, ,. looked  charming- in . her tartan.**" 'Alto-  - together "the" programme was most'  unique, and well*worth the occasion. AThe following is the program :.  ,Soug,  "Far frae^my hame,"    -    Mrs Arris1.  Chorus,       "March of the Cameron Men,  O^c^^^tos^eie^teJEusise eSsieisSSa^eo  8'  '-*���������-  NEW...   '���������::  GOODS  ' r , '  1 ' ,  f.  -     t  \'  . *        .:.Our Stock of...     ,    , ���������  STAPLE     : '������  ', '���������������������������<    DRY /.''u  GOODS  . r '       '  . * r r  -   ... ,is now coming1 in. m'X" *m*,  -1* I /*,     -��������� J.  f t f * 1  I - ' k'.\  .;        '���������  COME IN AND HAVE A.LOOK;4  <i *,  tv <���������*  -/rr(  ' r i- ,$: ;s'  1    " fi.  s*  .'���������ft  .*; A" ^/V?& I  , *, _, vl .asI  & *     ��������� S ,11     .    .rfS.r- I  V  Misses1" Grieve and  Miller,   Mra  '- *   .   .       Glassford and Mr Murdoch., ..  Recitation,.' ;... . , May Anley.  ->, "Lnchaber no Aii-re,'" .Mr Murdoch.  Song... . "Uobin Adair,1". .. tMiss Cameron. *  "Duer;J "All^thrpughstne Night;"'    ' :   .y'  *      Metdaines Glassford and Arris .->'  u   c, j,loop,: :\  -      *��������� ~     ')    - ~<   A ,*  ,'-  Dunsmuir Ave*,    Cumberland.,  ���������E  *' ?   8.- ������������������   r--'l  *-^.     *   V*^/^.      *���������  P7''.;,r*,i^  ". i������S.\  ,> .r  rs"  Recitation,........  :VMiss,M^E. White.  (Juartette?' "The Four Matya\!'     - -    >     -  1    -l *   ^ Missea Grieve,.Maxwell, Murdooh 4  '-V,'   ^andMiher1;'- t"    J-    ,   . " ' * -   ���������'  ������>. ,**  ''Speech on.Burns,'.-.'....:.Rev. -Mr*Glassford.'  Song, ."Laa'do' the Leal,"        "^     :*������-;".'  VioHn Selections,. . I '.,.. .Mr Thomson.  Ri'ci tali on' (Welsh),.'/; ?Mr Hunden.  OrAau Selection,   "Men off Harlech,"  Mis GlaKsford/  Vocal Duet.. .Messrs Murdoch"and Vater.  Violin Selections,   "Caller Herrin," fec."^  \ Mr Thomson.  Song (Welsh), "Jenny Jones," Mr James.  Song,  ". Bonnie Banks o' Loch Lnmond,"  ' * Mrs Arris.  Recitation,    "Lord Ullin'e Daughter,"-  Mrs Partridge.,  Recitation,  "Good Night," Edith Thomson  - Mr Glassford and the committee  who organised ..this concert deserve  the greatest credit for the manner'  in which they managed their successful programme, and we hope  that this will be but the ;first of a  series of such pleasant evenings.  ^r'd  WHARF    NOTES.  .     ' yj.s,^   .!> ������������������ s**e  Transfer-was in on Saturday for. *^.*'i~>?'5������  - a loaH of coke.-*->   ������ r'   , *: A^v^^^1*-'' ^^  'dn MondavforVa^Udad'76V.coal^fof������&^A^-'f  Vancouver.      *   / -        *���������-.   '. >,  >t-,r.M  ;-.������>  ~J>^������!'ijl  ��������� 4; -ii  *. ^.* *^v  <* I-*  ���������TIKTST    TJS   FOB"  JOB    PRINTING   j  ti  Work of Every Description  , at Moderate Rates.  CIRCULARS.  NOTICES  BILL-HEADS   v  LETTER-HEADS.  MEMORANDUMS  ENVELOPES  BUSINESS CARDS  LABELS & BAGS  BILLS OF FARE*  Etc., Etc.,/   ;     Etc.  CONCERT PROGRAMMES       ������  ,   BALL PROGRAMMES  DISPLAY BILLS  POSTERS  , CONCERT TICKETS ....  ���������  ' '   BALL TICKETS  m .MENUS  RECEIPT FORMS  ABSTRACT of ACCOUNTS  Etc.. Etc, Etc.  ORDERS   EXECUTED WITHOUT DELAY.  m LOCALS.  fee'������������g@gg@g������e''ii'ggS5;wsS5=!gsgS:  Benevolence Lodge K. of P. attended divine service in Trinity  Church last Sunday evening.  True Blue Social���������The "T.B.'s"  give a basket social next Tuesday  evening. Proceeds to be devoted to  the Orphans Home, Pioton, l S.,  A good time is promised. ���������  DEATH,-r-The remains of the"late  Matthew Gibson, who died at the  Jubilee' Hospital, Victoria, were  forwarded to Comox where they  were .interred on Wednesday last.  He was a native of-Perry," Ireland,  and at the time of his death' was  aged about BB. He leaves'a wife  and several young children to  mourn his loss. *  ,-��������� o ���������  According to advice Gordon Hunter, K.C. of Victoria, has been appointed to the Chief Justiceship.  I PERSONAL  P. Dunne took train for Nanaimo  Friday.  News'comes that Miss McAlpine  is rapidly improving.  Miss Miller took Friday's boat  for Portland.  Mr Reifel has been paying Cumberland a business call.  Mrs G. Stevens and Miss Wilson  went to Nanaimo Friday.  Mrs Collis has returned from  Victoria,much improved in "health.  Mrs Hudson returned to Union  Wharf Friday; after. visiting Mrs  Piket..;  Mr John Kesley was a passenger,  out by Friday's train. He goes to  Alexandra to move's his family to  Cumberland. '   ) .  ' Messrs Marpole, jnr., Hall and  Miller, C.P.R. officials, were in  town last week on a tour of inspection of the; collieries. They took-  great interest in all the different  works and evidently enjoyed their  visit, I  %S.S.,: Victoria  arrived  from Sari"  ' Ffaucisco oh' Friday* and-loads coal'*** *���������%���������' S;\i  -for-San Fra'ncisco: ' J {       " *    -*\ '*  -'  .-S.S^ Otter and scow loaded coal-  for Victoria  on 'Friday,;  also,"B.s.r  Selkirk loaded coal for "Vancouver. '  .Barge Robert Kerr in^tow of tHe1*  tug  Pilot arrived'Saturday'morn-?-  ing for  a   cargo  of coal for "Van-*-  couver. ,,'    , /   '.---    ^  Barge J^C. Potter completed her  cargo of coal for Douglas Island on,  Wednesday, and  waits  a   tug:-to.  take her to sea.  The body of the late Provincial  Constable Wollacott of Ale '  Bay,  was brought down on the Tees for _  interment at,Victoria".  S.S. Flyer and scow loaded coal  and coke for New Westminster; and  the s.s Topic and scows loaded coal  for Vancouver on Tuesday.  Ship Oriental completed her cargo of coal and coke on Friday and  proceeded to San Francisco on Saturday in tow of tug Tacoma  S.S. Pilot arrived from Juneau  on Monday having towed the barge  Richard III to Douglas Island, and  after coaling proceeded to Victoria.  SS. Tees arrived on Tuesday  morning from northern B.C. ports.  They report two Indians having  been killed by a grizzly bear, at the  head of Rivers Inlet, while but on a  trapping expedition.  Political news from the Capital  says that Col. E. G. Prior has accepted the portfolio of Minister.of  Mines, and will stand for Victoria  City. He will be opposed by Mr  Bo i well. The fight will be a warm  one, but Col. Prior's general popularity, his known ability as a  statesman, coupled with the fact  that he runs in the interests of the  Dunsmuir Government, which' is  solid, will carry him to certain victory. The country is favoured in  getting Col. Prior to enter provincial  politics, -,-.(>''  A Goddess !  OF AFRICA.  ��������� ��������� ���������  ,-*"  'O'  A Story. of the Golden  Fleece. :   ,  ��������� ��������� ���������  By ST. GEORGE BATHBONE  "The object, of this was pin in enoutrh   their enemies  did'not  intend - that  _,those   whom      they -   henicured 'should  * creep off under cover of darkness and.  ���������elude them. _        ,  ' Of course this* crescent, of flame  made the trisk of the. two bold riders  the more difficult, "and increased the,,  chances of disaster overtaking them:  '-hut having embarked 'in the en'tt'r-  "���������Iiriso'they could not be headed , by  oven such* possible disaster.  The  time  came at- last,   when     the  'two     men   sfiueer-cl   a' hand   of every  ���������   -one they were leavinp.-.     JLord'"'Bruiio  came 'to the top  of  the defile  to  see  , 'the,' thing     through.    'A      whispered  /word,"another hand-shake ,-a.nd    they  ,* "were   gone,    swallowed     up    in    the  j,-gloom     b'elow',     while     the'     others  ^���������crouched there on the rocks, counting  '"the  seconds  and  listening  with   their  ^-hearts, 'so  to speak," in   their  mouths.  CHAPTER   XXX.  ,_.-,,..   .,  ; ���������<" -' -<^  ' ~    t       m '"       >  1 *     V  u     J1  I  V    .>'    ,      '  f  "r  *. - * *  **'    \  ]'-��������� V  -   '    '.< ,.   . "i  I-   .'- ���������-.  *;   ���������������">.  i ���������  *���������>     j. "  \  '    ' TO  150 OU DIE.  i ��������� <  - '  "There are  times  in   the  life experience   of all 'men   when   seconds   scorn  hours, so, fraught with grave responsibilities'is^'each little fragment   that  ijqes to" make up a .minute'.  Such  was  the  anxiety-'of   tlie  band  *���������   of.    fugitives" "stranded    upon     tha't  ,, rocky ' mount   that    it*   seemed ages  .,;since *Burnham  and  Armstrong   'had  Jleft them before'a sign, of their prescience.-, became evident  below;,.and yet  i.they" understood (full   well   that'this  Avery  silence was' the- most  favorable  '..thing that could happen, since it   de-  ��������� clared'"most positively the success   of  . (rthe bold scouts  in'   descending     the  -cnarrow  defile.      *- i      -    .  , /There came a sudden shout.'  "���������.This  was  instantly  followed  by    a  'shot,   and   immediately   from'    scores.  " ,of  savage   throats   went   up   such    a  chonus   of  yells    that "the   very'" air  seemed to quake.       ;* ,   - -    . n  '    >V Yonder they^go!" exclaimed   Lord  '.Bruno.' ������   ���������     "���������_    ,  .,. Every eye was glued upon the spot*  -where a tremendous .'commotion' -.be-  ^camc visible.-     Black figures could be  -;scen]   'bounding ' ���������toward   ' that   focal  point  '"from,, every   direction,   figures'  'vfchab   moved*   their1 arms  frantically,'  ',.'-'.n.nd made all manner of warlike ges-'  - "Mures ^ figures that were fierce enough  '-to* cause  a  qualm > of     alarm   in  the  fbravest .breasts,    i  Ah! other forms were in it���������swift.  ;as a gleam of light two horses dash-  ������ed into view bearing down upon the  ."Jjres, those in the saddle bending  low in order.' to' take the smallest  ' possible chance of being struck by  Hying  assegai or  spear. ' (  Over the lire with grand leaps the  liorses were urged.- -Burnham .had  -wisely blinded the eyes of tho ani-  ���������anals, knowing how next to impossi-  rble "it would be to induce themi to  attempt such a thing unless some  -.similar  precaution   were  taken.  For hnlf a dozen seconds there was  "���������the greatest excitement imaginable���������  -"-the quick detonation  of firearms and  ��������� rthe shouts of the  impis combined to  make a fearful  clamor.  Then 'it  died   away  and   all      was  ������������������still. ' * '     .  -"J believe they made it." , said  "Hord Bruno, who was laboring under  intense excitement himself.  Bludsbc echoed It's words.  "If they'll gone doNvn you'd hear  shouts of victory from the black  bojs lielow. That''.sullen silence  means  riufoat,"   ho  said.  All   bent  their  heads to listen,while'  ' straining eyes  surveyed   the dark  expanse  beyond   the  fires.       '  -  A "minute passe!���������several, of them,  .and   li'oir  suspense   liccuino   painful.  Then a tongue of fire clove the  ���������glnoui a couple of miles away, im-  *nicdiately suc-ccfYd by a second,and  the two reports presently reached  ���������-their oars.      X  "The si'vnal���������they have innc'e it,  _'by  ,.lovu!"   bur.st   out   I-ore)   Bruno.  "Tliank Cod:" said .Hastings, over  -whom a sensation of positive .relief  ���������aw cpi . ..'..-  At least this little hope' remained,  and if tliey could" only keep their  savage foes at bay through. the  night th'e chances of. succor arriving  during  the next,  day  were good. *  Armstrong and his companion know  .full   well   where   to   go,   and   mounted  on  good  steeds,   with  the  lives of the  little   party' at   stake,   they      would  -exhaust every endeavor to  succeed.-  Englishmen  never  refuse  to  answer  an   appeal   for   aid,   no.  matter   what  ���������the  danger  involved.     .  Ere now .they have penetrated the  Sahara and made forced marches.oyer  -a. thousand miles'of hostile territory  to rescue a, solitary fellow-conn try-  . man held a prisoner by the King of  Dahomey or some rajah of Farther  India.  Tiien began a night never to bo for-  ��������� gotten.  Not an hour of ifc-but what they  ���������were engaged  in some way.  The, cunning M'atabele seemed determined    to  exhaust    every    artifice  ��������� which could be conceived before combining for a grand assault. Their  severe losses on ' the two former occasions   appeared   to .'make   them    a  trifle shy about venturing up that  miniature canyon. Perhaps they had  some knowledge of the avalanche of  ragged projectiles waiting to be  turned loose upon 'the first ..provocation, and shrank from the encounter.  At least/such a grand movement was  kept as a sort of dernier ressort,' to  *be attempted, when all "other tactics  failed.  - Bludsoc and his heroes- could ( not.  expect' a moment's sleep. They must  be on the qui vive'every second of  the night, for no one could tell whon  or where the craf,ty 'Matabclo would  strike, and surely "eternal vigilance  was the price of safety under ^ such  circumstances as these'. ���������*  - An  hour had  scarcely elapsed since  the  flight  of. the  two  scouts,     when  Rod  Eric detected  a   movement,  in  ''a  quarter where they .had  no,t  believed'  an  attack could ���������be made:  / The face of the "rocky wall was so  r steep" that' it 'did not srem as though  human beings could climb _it: but  those' dwellers of the South African  wilderness wqre next to monkeys in  agility, and nothing seemed impossible to  them.      , '    ' *  lie gave'*   no  nlnrm.   b'u(.  the    word  was quietly passed around; and when  a collection  of stones hot h/ larrc and  small had*been laid in,  the bombard-,  meat began. , ,  Tt ' was quite a fierce little 'affair  while it lasted, for some of IN; ene-'  my had managed'to effect a lodgment  in places higher-up than was ''suspected, *and taking advantage of the  excitement these dare-devils attempted, to carry the fortress.  One thing was against them���������Bex  had been. placed on e.uard , and  crouched down near the centre of the.  enclosure he could see the outline of'"  the rocky ramparts marked against'  the'heavens.       ' , ,/"        *��������� /  . ��������� The instant a dusky fururc appeared  in view1 above this. TJYmtin������s'' .gun,  spoke, and* tlie result was disastrous  to' the would-be i-vndei".,  '.Meanwhile Jim Bludsoc and ���������Bord  Bruno'kept guard 'over 'the 'defile,  easting- an occaeional rock info.* the  'depths in order to ascertain, whether  moving* forms had ' entered; but, the  time had not come for this. By de-  greos the allien mieht work, their  courage-upv'to "the point of desperation', .and then would come tlie -tug*  - of Avar.   ,   ' ,     '     '  ' This first littlo brush was1 soon  over, and a careful"'survey from all  sides assured Bludsoc'that tho field  'was clear.* _��������� ' * > ' - _��������� ,.������.',  '-.He was too old. a campaigner ' to^  believe this,'success 'would . be".perma-  'nent.. His studv of these strature people Jed him to think" siielr-coritinuous  disasters' must only ^increase the fur.v  of the blacks, -and. cause them to; determine upon more - desperate ..plans  than-everpto bring about, ,the destruction'of, those at-bay upon the rock's.  'From 'the camps below J hoy hoard  such__soim������'s / as., marked a -warlike  movement ofr the'impis ���������-the hoarse  notes of the ^tom-tom 'throbbed upon  the night, air, and there 'was a continuous 'series of weird shouts, such  as Bex had heard the Zambodi warriors o,i\c vent to when dancing'  around   the councd-fire. "������  Marian  told   them'what it meant!���������  the  witch-doctor  with  others  of    his  ilk,   had   irstituted'    this' programing  with  the  design   of arousing-  the 'latent   passion   in   the   breasts   of   those  whoso bitter  engagements  experience  might     !i  in the earlier  10 inclined to  make them loath to again face the  deadly guns  of  t'y  besieaed.  By'ce^'recfj their savage natures  would be inflamed until'' the point  v^as reached whole nothing could hold  the in back.  Tnat was the hour Bludsoc looked  forward to with apprehension, for he  knew their  fate hung  in   'ho  balance.  Again some trick was unoarthc'J by  means of which thev ho; e:l to catch  the defenders  of  the  heights  tapping.  Again a rally, a fusillade of stones,  and a'shot or two.  This time as before, they were successful in dislodging the foe, whose  evident design it -vas, to annoy tl em  rather than carry the fort: but the  end was not achieved without some  little waste of. energy, and several  -less cartridges to account for.  No doubt the' wily T-Tass.i.ic ki.ew  what lie was doing, and line! set  about a svsle'.rnti-' iv.ei.hod of u'i'i::-  ino; hi.-j immense':.' superior numbers.  When a detachment' of his men had  f:rown. weary they could be withdrawn  and  a  fro-h  batch   pushed  fer-  whiic  with    th<j  waifl   in   I heir  stead  w.iites  thcro  was  no  relief.  /Ljl o strain    must ���������    toll  in   the  end.  Thi������r may not appear to be a goner*  ous'-'inoue  oi; condnciing  warlare,  but  it- is good soldiering, for tire end and  not the "'means, count' when foes meet  in  b.-tiJo array.    _.,  At midnight they had repelled just  ./he such a.'.saults, very, much on the  same  order.       '     ��������� ,  There would como the discovery, a  bombardment of r-:tones and the flight  of a few assegais from those . points,  where strong arms could send them  over tho ramparts, the whole .melee,  being accompanied by a series of  screeches that a. legion of/lends in  Tophct '.might, have envied, every warrior in'sight of the fort lending, his  voice to swell the racket.  Then thp whole affair would die  away, and an interval elapse before  tlie next outbreak.  Such a night will remain stamped  indelibly upon the memory until time  shall be no more -with those who take  part  in its  tragic   occurrences.;  Bludsoc and his employer held,  many conferences, while Rex talked  in a* low voice with the young girl,  whom he found bearing up under the  strain in a remarkable manner,thanks  to t!ie self-reliance which necessity  had taught her during her life among  the bmbarians.  The man who , worries- about ,his  debts does not understand the philosophy of living.  Some people never think of looking toward heaven except to see  what  the  weather  indications' are.  No less than 1,132 different species  of seaweeds are found on Australian'  coasts. ��������� .  Scotland has- 7S7 'islands round her  coast, but only 62 exceed' three miles  square in area.  Without machinery one man can  cultivate 12' acres ,of cotton. ' With  machinery,  30 'acres.  There are usually over 7,000 children iji British/reformatories', and 28,-  000  in industrial schools.  -  Tt is easier for a wise man to ^ tell  what he knows than it^is for a fool  to conceal what he doesn't know.  Shetland's  shortest, -night is  hours;   but   her   longest   is* over  hours.       , '  five  18  The Caspian "sea has._ but 1111) of  salt "to a ion of water ; while-there*  are 811b in a ton of ordinary Atlantic water. r"   .  A Kansas girl who recently ,lost  -her voice has received! twenty-soyem  offers   of marriage.^     '      ��������� , * ',-  Don't imagine you aro cut  out for  ia school teacher merely >because- you-  have a pupil in ,your eye:,' -        ''  /  England and Wales -have- 62s to\vn&.  of over 50,000"'people."  ft  : fl  Croup, Bronchitis, Whoopifrg: Cough and Severe Ghest  Colds are Threatening*. !  It is the old story of wet feet, exposure to cold,and dampness.'and chilled bodies. 'Towards- night .the*  hoarseness comes and the liollow, croup.y or tig-lit chest cough. * Then mother's anxiety, for' she- knowsy the  danger and'tho suddenness wi,th whi'cli"tho littlo ones are sometimes snatched away.',? When you1'think of/the  thousands of times that' Dr. Chase's Syrup of Einseed ������and) Turpentiiro has saved Jthc lives-off the little ones-it,  is scarcely; to   b'e wondered atithat mothers look upon it with .confidence and'satisfaction.- ,    ������������������ ',   ��������� ,   r  DR. CHASE7  AND TURPENflNE  'It is an ideal medicine for children because! it is remarkably pleasant ,to take and is perfectly *free-from Morphia. It is one of the few remedies fori diseases of the 'throat and "lung's'which" thoroughly cures, the cold" as  well as the congh.     Thero are other  preparations ,of _ linseed.      Be   sure 301*1'get Dr. "Chase's-Syrup, of Linseed'  , and'Turpentine, with portrait and signature of. Dr. A. W. "Chase, on the bottle.. .Price," 25, cents. _;. family size.t  three times as much,'*'60 cents.     rAll dealers/"or Bdmanson1, Bates &lCp.v   Toronto.     .       .��������� ,.   '^\   ';1  ���������   *,' -  '-; , ;  MIIHMUI'1'KYMittfiMB  ;.������-  How many men are suffering- miseries  for the want   of- a,.simple ,  remedy?   They do not live,; they simply, exist." In   the' faces" of  ' * "       ' I - ' ,1s f  thousands can be  read the  story of. a.watted   life   and   blighted  : hopes.    Joys and pleatures are unknown to them" because   there -j  vitality is .being-   sapped.     Varicocele, xi-astingf, diains- have   ex-/  hausted nature's electrical forces and left them wrecks   upon   the.  shores of life...    ^    "* '       '/   -' , "    ' "\        '": ' ������������������" ",���������   \ '    ^''/'     .'  Dr. McLaughlin's Electric Beit  '.,,., Is-the grandest remedy of the age for building up wrecked  hums nity.*������ IfcU"l3 .  tlio exhausted nerves "and organs with the fire of life. "If, you Twill" use  it' while',  V  Ic is curing tKousands.";.  .whom I have cured  I can furnish, you  with'  Perhaps some, of-them your .neighbours:  Read these Encouraging Cures  testimonials * from  those  . v.''*' . .   . .., *'..'.  , 1 arr������ still wearimg- it, and will tell  you about thie result. I have g-ain-  ed .about   fifteen   poundsi   and    my  ' back  docs  not   bother  mo   now.���������D.  'CRIBBIS, Guelph, Oat.  . Youir'belt has helped my nerves,  and f have gained in flesh, and my  joints are looser.��������� CLAUDE COOPER,  Box'182,-Chatham,   Ont. ���������   ,  Before   u������Img"yo.ur ���������' Belt ^1  driven up 'by eiffht- do-cto-rs, and  was  was  reduced' to- 98 pounds, and confined  to\ my bed as weak as an infant. It  Is now live months since I started  the u*e ot the Belt, and am completely cured, and have grained 02  pound's.���������T. N. (BIRiCWN,' Colllngr-  wood, Ont.< ���������'  -, I hiavebeen xvea/ring your'Belt  ntgrhtly for nearly a' month. I am  usinig1 it fo.r constipation,, and J am  also applying' the suspensory with  pood re lulta.���������W. F. GRAI-fAM, Pet-  tip tece, Main.* - - ,-  Thie pains and weakness have left  my back, an,d to tedl th3. trutbcT have  mo, pains or aches at aP.since using:  your Belt'.���������T. J. PATRICK, Kockton,  P.Tlt.     , ' , r-  If you value your health, do not accept an imitation of my Belt.   Thcro are many on tho market.  -Old stylo, blistering ccorcbers, whose only merit is their ability to burn nnd scar the flesh,  are beitis**  offered with a cheapimitation of my Cushion Electrode.   But it is a sham.   Don't  accepcit.   The best"1  is none too good when you want your health, your vigor; so avoid imitations.   The cushion electrode is my special invention.   \\ itliout  it all electric belts blister and burn holes iu tho flesh and can do no good.. I take the other belts in trade.       .. '  Every man who admires the perfection of physical strength ehould read  mv beautifully  -illustrated book.,. Ifc tells how strength is lost and.how=L restore it with my Elccrrio-Bclt.  I will send this bock, closely sealed, free upon request if you will send this ad.   If you arc not  the man you should be, write to-day. l , - ' >  CAUTION  3n you wi  lister and  FREE BOOK  Nt. b. Mclaughlin,  130  YON'GE    STREET,    TORONTO,   ,ONT.  Office Hours 9 to 8.30 p.m.  S-1.V iV^.v'.-.1.,-, *< ,'" ^.-V*.*?A-Jf/rr/'y.-  J^tHL^-  #/   &������f^ls  ?^Ls  q^z&fls  sUOtkJs j O^lMy  OS        0  UNHEALTHY  NERVES.  :tcii by  has sr  Reasons Why They Are Rene  JDriiikiz:**;  Water.  A u-p!I known nerve specialist hns^.iid  th.-it   "all   muii-iistlicnics���������tlntt   is,   people  \-:',ih   iinlioaithy  iH.rves���������have  desiccated  " ,ierves and suffer from an iasulliciency of  fluid  in  the tissues of tlie  hotly."   It'is  probable that we all in. more or less de-,  jjreo, even when not conscious of any definite syniptoms. are suffering in some part.  , of our system for the lack of euough.iluid  and.espucially of enough pure cool water. ,  '���������'.Wi know that so nicely is the human  obdy  adjusted  and   adapted   to/its uses;  that one  part caunot suffer without all  suffering.   If the nerves are desiccated or  dried through lack of fluid, thou it is cer-'  tain that other tissues are, also suffering  from the same lack aiid that the-wheels  of ��������� the   wonderful   machinery   are   being  clogged by reason of waste matter whieh  is not washed away.  We see by this that water does for us a  threefold service. It feeds, it washes,'and  it carries away the Cinders of the body  furnace, and through the want ,of it we  are exposed to many and great dangers.  The tissues become too dry, the blood is  thick and its flow, sluggish, and the retained waste of the body sets up a condition which the doctors call "autointoxication," or self poisoning. This condition  may give rise to almost any known symptoms from a pimple to heart failure and is  really responsible for most of the semi-  invalids with whom the world is largely  peopled. *  To obtain the best results from water  drinking certain rules should b'e observed.  People do not all need tho same amount,  and it may take a little experimenting to  fiud out just how much should be taken  in individual cases. It has been stated by  some physicians that live or six pints  should be taken during the twenty-four  hours. Of this-only a moderate quantity  "should be taken with the meals. It is a  mistake to-take no water with a meal,  but it is perhaps a greater mistake to  wash food down with water, especially  with ice water. ,-'  ���������The best time for water drinking is at  night and early in the morning. It is well  to^form the habit of slowly/sipping during  the,bath and wliile dressing two or three  glasses of cool, not ice cold, water. Twjr"  of three more may he sipped at bedtime  'and again two or three glasses an hour or  two before luncheon and befpre dinner. >  In a very short time the value of this  habit will become apparent in the resultant general improvement in digestion,'  temper and appearance.���������Youth's Companion.' :'. ' -.    ,'  ;     WAVES OF WATER,  The river Jordan has its origin in one  of the largest springs hi the world.  The Amazon is 3,944 miles in length,  rising within seventy miles, of the Pacific  ocean and flowing clear across the'continent. :���������'"���������'.  The Amur, the great stream of China  and Siboriu, is 1,500 miles in length, but  for nearly nine months in the year is ice  bound. 3. ' -  Tho Pacific ocean, covers 4011* per cent  of the water surface of the globe, the Atlantic -1 per cent and the Antarctic 19  percent.    *  The water of the larger Norwegian  fiords, or rock bays, though in direct coin-  tuunio.'ition.with the, sea, are so saltlcss aa  to bo drinkable. 1.  The  Detroit:, river is the outlet of the  greatest bodies .of water .in the world, ag-.  grt'gatiug S2.000 square miles of lake sur-\  face,: which in turn drain 125,000 square  miles of land. ,.    '    '   : "  ) ���������  The river riatto during the summer is  dry along ��������� the greater portion of its  course. The water , runs underground,  only- an occasional pool appearing'on the  surface. By digging almost anywhere* in:'  its. course a supply of fresh, cool water  may be obtained. : '     ��������� .  ��������� ���������'.. ."Cnu.Mfl.'?       ���������.'.''   ;���������''...'    ���������'.'���������,'���������  Mips ' Alm.'i ��������� Vi'iH'ii did you become  at'.'.uuinted wit h your wife, doctor1?  '  Doctor���������After the wedding.���������Heitere  Welu  The   Easy   Reference.  Mrs. Hiram Offen���������Have you any references from ladies you have worked for  here?   '   ';   //"������������������'  I     .  Applicant���������Faith; O'i hov���������from more'n  a dozen o' them.  Mrs. Hiram Offc-n���������(5h, then,, you have  been in this country some time? ,  Applicant���������Six mont's, ma'am.���������Phila-  J delphia Press. '   o  V  "l    ' '  '���������''���������> -���������' , f.  'f' '  -*"  ' .* ',  V  f  Woman  and  i  Ho^t^  8r <'  PROVED HERSELF A SUCCESS.  [1/  I  It'  Lady Wlo Controlled Fassengei* Department of Pan-American,,  The Pan-American exposition did more  toward'dignifying'the cause of-woman  .and*woman's Avork than any'othcrventerprise in years. The first decided step in  advance was taken when it was arranged  to have,no building specially devoted to  the work done by women, but' instead to  place these exhibits where they belonged  ' without classification as.to;sex. In'addition women were assigned duties in various departments which heretofore , had  ' been entirely assumed, by men. "���������.   "-  **    _���������  One young woman "who ..proved herself  successful to an unusual degree*-was "MrsJ  White-Benson, 'vlrho largely had the responsibility, of. the passenger department  upon her delicate shoulders. The superintendent of" the department, J.'V. Ma-  snch social functions as-took place in the  White House during Jefferson's days.  Becoming regularly 'installed as its mistress at her husband's inauguration in  1S09, she was the leader,of Washington  society for sixteen years.-'No lady of the  White House ever approached her in popularity except-Harriet Lane, the distress  of the mansion in the time of the bachelor  president Buchanan, and Mrs. Cleveland.  Mrs. Madison never forgot the name of a  person  she had  once  met.    She  always  ' recollected every incident of consequence  connected with the history of, every person presented to her, thus making every  one feel that he held, a high place-in1 her  esteem. In this way she disarmed much)  ot the hostility to the weak admiuistra  tion   of   Madison   and   won   mm   many  - friends .whose support was of the highest  value to him and to the country during  the tempestuous days of the troubles between the United States and England."  Worthy as Madison was, Mrs.  Madison  .was a much,greater person in her'field  than'he was inMiis.���������Leslie's Weekly.",'.   '  JAPANESE  WOMEN  <[ Sumatra' Mar-rinse  Rules.  In Sumatra ' marriage customs nre  somewhat , quaint," but on the whole,  things are'arranged very comfortably for  Elie women.' For instance, the husband  settles a marriage portion'on his/wife .before,* the 'nuptials arc celebrated, and,  though he may subsequently get a separation from her, he can neither alienate  this'portion'hor.touch any of Ihe property  she ������may- have brought* into the.marriage  contract. ,. ' ��������� J f; '  /Husbands and,"wives live in separate,,  nouses; the;former visiting the'-latter every, *��������� evening." "If there  are' children, the'j ion,"* and   when   guests-'are   present  the  hoys  only'live', with **their  mother "until    meal becomes quite a ceremonious affair,  their fourtli birthday,', when they take up* ��������� Thet&kill shown by "the cook is quite re-  They Are Tangrht When-Tonne to Be  1 borough.  Housekeepers.  Id Japan girls are brought- up to sew,  cook and attend to the homes, for even  the women- ������f the highest class have  household duties to per-form.  Japanese ladies'never go'to market; the  market comes to them���������that is, the-dealers bring round* their wares for sale atr  their customer*-;' houses. The fishmonger  -brings his stock, and whatever is bought  he prepares for cooking.' t  Most Japanese women make th'eir own  clothes, and even the wealthiest embroider their own garments.-^They are thrifty,  little dressmakers' and_'do much!"careful  planning and cutting as well as painstaking-renovation of worn, .clothing, e'ays  Homo ]N*otes. ' ��������� -  The, dinner hour all the year round is a  little before dusk. /A miniature table  about a foot square and eight inches high  is placed before each person. Ou this is  placed a lacquered tray, with" space for  four or five dishes, each measuring four  or five inches across., Each little bowl  and dish/'has'its special place, tho soup  alwn*ys being in the middle and the rice to  the loft. The appetite is reckoned by the  number of howls of.rice eaten.,* A maid is  at hand ..wjth a large bowl of rice to replenish the small ones.' ' _  Directly one empties a bowlshe replenishes it, but sliould que leave even a few  grains she will .understand that one has,  had sufficient.    ' ���������     '  Great care and much artistic taste are  employed in preparing dinner. The viands  are always served in 'the'daintiest fash'  ful thing in the world. Will you give me  a rose to" keep in memory of it?' There  she'stood, white haired, in the "driving  snow, poorly clpd in black and with lines  of grief and ago 'seamed on her face,  waiting to ,te!l me that I had made her  happy. I gave her every flower 1 had. I.  kissed her on both cheeks, and we cried  together'."  "Pin Money." "  When pinsr were fJr-t invented, in the  fourteenth contiuy.'the maker w3������*'allowed to sell I hem on Jan. 1 and 2, only,  and upon those dny,������ the women liocUe.l  to Imi.v them. , They were ������o expensive  that it was c.ustom.i-y to give as a w������*d  ding present a-><-ci t.-iin sum, of ui-niey to  be used as "pin m<i'*ey*" hence the iti.-m.  A room that has, become stuffy from too  much use or from tobacco smoke may be  rendered sweet and habitable by placing  half an ounce of,spirits of lavender ami a-  lump' of salt of ammonia in 'a w.ida  mouthed fancy jar or bottle "and leaving  it uncovered. This is a pleasant deodor-'  izor1 and ��������� disinfectant, filling ' the room  with a delicate perfume. ' > '    ,  ������&&&,&  DISCONNECTED.  (** >  ��������� Y- .  '*   ���������*  -r.  B-  MRS. MA1W WHITE-BENSON.  ' r>       c I    !'     * \ I  ��������� honey, who had charge 'of the work from  ���������j    the'time of..the organization' of .thc-expo-  ;     sition company,,w*as elected/chairman of  ,  the western*trunk' line/ committee,"\with'  -   i *  'headquarters in Chicago at that time, and  owing to the necessities of the case was  u       obliged- to'take 'charge of the work there  .  .' '.without 'delay.? -.Mrs.'* ,Bensonj--who  had?  j, ,c been" secretary to*Mr.- MahouejV.was^so  r>     "'-familiar'with-the/details'of the office';and  /      its requirements;,that there was no ques-  "$, *���������,tidn of.appointing a successor tp'Mr%Ma-,  --   -'honey  other  than,-,herself.   Instead   she.  Are   ''was, given almost entire charge of the  -  .complicated , matters.!/ which '-constantly  ', "���������'/came'to the department for adjustment,'  /arid;be it said~to her credit that'no com-  _,!-.'c plaints _w,ere': made -of^the^ manner, in  *?���������''- which any of..the affnirs'-were arranged.  "'     The "duties" required, were manifold,-as.  .__ any'one''wh'o'.has'.h'ad dealing's'vvirii' rail-.  roads will understand.'.'      - '"���������'' .    .     ', -  %       ���������" ^       "   5 ' *��������� ~J'iJ    ~ i . _  j. "'Don't Tell Yonr Woes.    ���������'   ,:  ��������� When in a "state of nerves," it is best  not'to seek human-sympathy'/ Likely as  not our friends have troubles > of their  own, ,and it's altogether, too bad'to risk  breaking the possible weak link of the  chain of friendship.        -  When tho'blue devils get you,-just fly  away to the park unless you can get to  the country or the seashore."  t There you may tell your trials to ,the  trees,  with no fear * of/ upsetting them.  /Their" nerves are .warranted. They'll mur*-_  miir "any amount of consolation and-go '  right "along, with their work,'"caring not  <��������� ���������' one whit'whether or not you\think their  choice of autumn garb is a success.  Or go to the clouds.  They'll take, on all  sorts  of  shapes  for your diversion   and  still "roll by," none the worse for your at-.  ten tion.     ' __  If even the park is but of the question,  try it on the dog. He'll listen with the  most flattering attention, aud if you lay  on* the agony strong enough he may  whimper his sympathy. At any rate he'll  stay by you and sit close until you take a  more roseate view of affairs in this vale  of tears. And then he'll show his glee  most unmistakably.  How his tail will fly!  Should none of these be within, your  reach there's stiJ! one solace left. You can  surely recall some person much worse off  than yourself. In conning over his or her  woes you will at least find comparative  comfort.  At  any   rate  save  your  friends.    You-  may   need   them   some   day.���������Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  Mra. Lielnntl  Stanford's  Ambition.  Mrs. Stanford is thoroughly absorbed  in the Leland Stanford, Jr.. university at  Palo Alto, which is beautifully situated  in the center of thousands of acres of the  most productive land in California.  It was in, March. 1S3-I; .at the time of  the. death of her beloved son, that the  thought first occurred to the sorrowing  parents to found a college for young men  and women in his memory.    ,       '  ������������������''',' The cornerstone of this most costly  monument in the history of tlie world was  laid in May, 1887. and the .university was  formally opened in October. 1S01. The  magnificent Taj -Mahal, that wonderful  memorial tomb at Agra, in India, cost  '$10,006,000,  but this is much  less than  ..-th'e'..amount, of the endowment of the  Stanford, university. The one monument  is hut a masterpiece of beauty; the other,  is the source of education and inspiration  to higher achievements., for countless  th', ii ;f! mis in the years to'come.  Mrs. Stanford has given her entire time  and attention to this great loving memorial to her son and to her husband, who  bequeathed to her this trust of affection.  Her one ambition is to make the university one of the greatest educational institutions in the world.���������Lodger Monthly.  markablc. For instance^ an omelet will  be served in the form 'of a, chrysanthemum, while fish is shredded to look like  snow, aiid chicken is done up in all sorts  of odd shapes. * ���������' '" '  ���������t -  residence* with.'their .father.1* The girls re-1  r main'ndtli their mother until,,they^ marry,  .whichthcy do at'an. early age,' when they'  ' remove J:o a small house close tothe"ma-.  ,,ternal dwelling. '���������/������������������> '.;.   *    ,. .      *,   ."  When a woman becomes a widow, she'  plants,a flagstaff at her door from which .      Poorly, Paid Rug-makers.  'a flag flies. That flag is of no littlo impor-". Few/people realize'that a square foot of  .tanceiii'the widow's fate; for so lcngas it, the average Per.si.ah rue-is'worth about  ' remains.untorn by the winds she is''com- $10 aiid it takes a'r s'insrle weaver twenty-  -p'ellcd by etiquette to. remain unmarried. . rthrec days to complete this portion. This  When the first little ront'inHhe flag.ap- | allo'ws the weaver, about 44 cents per,day  .pears, and "it" may be most minute,'sheja for her, wool another labor,' but three-  free to" accept the first suitor'who "offers:      >-"--'--  -^ -���������-���������-  ..���������'-----.-'  a i        ' . " i  Don't keep 'fiour<in the cellar or in a  damp place._ Keep it in bins if possible in'  the kitchen.'*' Tin bins can be purchased n������  put on the wall,* with a sort of crank or  sieve at" the bottom. This prevent.s the  mites and also the mice from getting into  (he flour. , *   -        _ - .,_  A grave error with many a rhammniis  that" she'll allow nothing, whatever dilne  because it will "make,a. mess." Tin** is-  more iibiiallv, ,the case wlien a child lia������-  noti.a playroom .of'its cvn'and is nn������ <if  the good reasons why it should have one.'  *,   cl* Women  In-Street "Cars.     >s  ' \ j, ^  One way in which, women show a self ;  fourths of this amount" goes'to pay for  the wool, aud.onlv 11 cents ner day is left  for ^ho weaver.   The wages of the producer of the inferior rug aro.-o^ little bet-  cousci(ous timidity "which'calls"upon them , ter-   A square-foot'is sold for, about 00  many'-uncomplimentary   remarks   is   in "cents, and th,e time required for weaving  finding a seat. 'A woman enters a closed    ,>t- isr but' two. days,; thus .allowing/the  weaver 30 cents por r1.*i.v for her wool and  labor. She uses .inferior. wool, wanting  but little of it,' and'pays only a nominal  sum''for a cheap dye.~ Th'e framework of  Ar pretty cup and saucer, a'single rrdt-e  laid botJde the plate or/a dainty bit of  cut class to hold .the 'sale wherewith -Jo  season the. tiresome liquid, diet ' be/p to  make th'e invalid forget that gruel will be  served again,in a few^hours.     '.*      "Vs  ���������^Tlie Telephone  Girl's  Snmiuafy IJJe������  position of n. Jealous Lover.  "Say, Maine," said theJ hello girl during a  hill   in'the-calls  to  her intimate  friend  who occupied the next chair, "ia  it true that you have broken off your engagement?"   *     ��������� "   '-  -."Sure thing,"  answered''Mame Jas"she!,  chewed her gum with renewed.vigor.'  "Oh, Maine, did you really?",        *    \  "Well,r-I guess!"          /,       ' t".-" ' ..  "Oh, Maine, what was the matter'?"" *���������*  ''He.heardi about-my  going"down .thte-  river with n strange young man."    ,  "Oh, Mame. did he really?'" -.\     ������  "Yep.   Then he had the nerve tq-'caH*.  me up,over the phone and read,the riot-  act to me;1 said if I was going to.carry*  on   like  that  he  didn't  want  me*tOjb*  wearing his, ring."   * *  -'"Oh, Maine, what did you say,?"'* '  ���������'Ring off!"���������-Detroit Free Press.;  The Tale of Woe.  i        ,  , To avoid stickiness'-"wheiV'seeding raisins'rub "a little butter'on tlie fingers u'ml  on the knife.       '''.''    '    ���������.'   ~   ,        '-,r  "ft j i  ���������7,C  ������lti^t������3.li .-   i - ..    -    ..'. 'Si.I  cago Record-Herald."  , car.- grabs the  first "strap  at  hand ,and  doe    not -look  around, pv move  until ja ,  case *,of /a,,crowd rshe^is" pushed \along. -  : Frequently one or two"Si\-qmfen'will stand* , -  "in'one end of a ^ar.-w'ith twe/'or three her loom costs comparatively little,-a's the  seats vacant in 'the other," and unlesn . rugcit produces, is from, twenty to" thirty  some one takes the trouble to'tell them for ' times the size of the superior rug. Thus  a courteous'man gives up his seat at the j_.it appears that in'the*long run the ihfe-  lower end-to-take 'a vacant one at the '\rrior .weaver, is,.better, pnid3thanr'the one  othei-.theyicohtimiei to^stand. Often a j-.'who fatigues her brain*with her efforts to  man 'wili-look up^froni his paper, seethe \ produce.a rug of the best quality.���������Clii-  w.oman standing before him, look up ,to,  the other end of the car with the vacant1  , seats 'and then back to his paper again,  with a disgusted air which says plainly:  >s "Well,   if  that ��������� woman   doesn't -know*  enough to take a seat when it is vacant  she will not get one from me." -,  - It1 is annoying to  travel  in the'street  cars and.be hustled' and jostled  by  all  classes of people, but as long as the larger proportions of the women are obliged  to do it they had better face the necessity  with all the good sense they can muster.  ���������New York Times. '   "  ' Monotonous  Voice Tone*.  In everyday life most persons use one  ' note in^ speaking.    It  is very  irritating, | next to the dinners of tho president, vice  British ��������� Embassador's Family. *  ; Lady.Pauncefote1* and her four_daugh.-  ters,.who nave lived iu the United States  since 1SS9, when Sir Julian was appointed to represent Great Britain at Washington, declare-they would rather reside  in the capital of the United States than  anywhere else., London not ' excepted.  Their long rcsidencej in Washington, during which they havescen three presidents  in the White House, has made them so  much a part of the capital that it is  doubtful if any other family would be  missed- as much rtsv they. The series of  dinners given at the British embassy are,  just as annoying as would be* the use of '  one note oa ,a piano. No matter how  beautiful the tone, the incessant employment of one note iii the scale is unendurable. The brain shrinks from all monotony. If you listen to voices that are otherwise beautiful and catch the one note  tone, you will be affected j list as you  would  be listening to' a musical  instru-  .ment that gives sound in one, note. Its  beauty of'tone docs not save it from condemnation. ;>The habits" of life lead persons to the use of a monotonous pitch.  , Now couple the high pitch that drives  many a member of the household out of  the home^" in search of relief through  pleasures     obtained   _ elsewhere. ��������� Good  ' Housekeeping.  president and chief cabinet^ officers, the  most important social events of the season. < Lady Pauncefote is extremely fond  of outdoor exercise and,is seen regularly  driving or walking ou the avenues of the  capital.        '' '  I Nankin Folding:.  li .Table napkin folding is.an art in itself,1  and it is just one of those things in which  both taste and skill can be shown. Nothing gives such a finish to a "well decorated  "Me -husband . had  a job;'threeAyear������f/  ago."     ,(-V7_ " ,  ������ ..,;������������������������> , \\'<  * "Hasn't he' had" any' 'siuces?"^./'    ;_,-_   _ f  "Him!  ,He never,had. any___sinW";.,./'' \\ '['  X/Child's'iThoneht."   "./'^    ���������"  "Mamma",' are"'the   angels/ very,*5Very. "r  strong?"      - _~  '_   /.;- ' / */  T .������*-'*-   -J=*s  "Yes, myboy. ,Why do you'ask?"' "   "f'r-: "'/7  " 'Cause, 'mamma, when they arc'-tak-** ' /"/-..  ing,you up to. heaven it wouldn't'be a b'it,*_"_:'.t*V,  funny if they dropped you," would'it?"������������������;" ^-^-(  Cleveland Plain' Dealer.;      ' >.   i ,*,*.- -,  i /���������*  ~"'  7 -       'V  ������'  ���������4*.  3h \H  *'*>;���������., I  ^  4J f  ������������������ A " "*-T>'|  Force   of ' ilnbi  De Lacy���������It is-plain: to see' that'Tow-  \D'e Xacy���������He  unconsciously, slows"*������__���������,  at every "horse' fountain on^the street.��������� ';-  Chicago News.-" ������������������*>' - "������   ' "���������". ������*r* ^���������s-*.;-*."   '  ...^  '.Ti'r      ,,- k  _���������: 1= ^i_{*y"-������   *l,*     T  r'.l    1     (-.   J,,,'   tilt  .        'f  ������?&"���������&*���������#  VI-  l Nowadays.  .   ' fl  ml  r She (in a "whisper)���������That little man'we-/  "But' that was"three or "'four "months'  ago."���������Life.       l".   .'* " - g,i'-* A > ^'  v,  -i'.  -^.. *������- ^.- -i������?F~  Playwright���������I'm a broken man.  Critic���������1 think yon are.    T've seen your  pieces. '       ;  .    Don't  Be  Photographed  In  Silk.  Certain materials are risky, to say the  least, in a photograph. Satins or silks  with high luster throw lights and shadows which are handi and unexpected in  reproduction. Softly folding, easily draped and not pronounced are crapes, either  silk or wool, and chiffon. Still", starchy  effects are to be strictly tabooed unless it  bo the translucence of Swiss or organdie.  Stripes and large patterns in lace or silk  arc failures. So are big brocades or  plaids. Velvet and fine furs are especially  happy selections, and such accessories as  a handsome opera cloak or a long ostrich  fan are deemed happy adjuncts with full  dress. : ;  A  ropnlar "White   House   Mistress.  Beautiful, vivacious, affable and rich,  Dolly Madison dispensed a lavish hospitality at her husband's house while ho  was secretary  of state and presided at  A Tactful  Princess.  The charm of Princess Christian, says  one"who knows her, is her quiet tact and  sudden littlo flashes of sympathy. Her  manner is dignified and staid and her  face one which suggests repose of thought  and a certain amount of reserve. At a  hospital gathering at which she presided  once she stayed a little time after the  formal ceremonies were concluded. Then  she, turned to the lady with her and said,  with a laugh: "Now we will go. When  the speeches had to be made,' I was eminently usefu}, but now that the poor dear  students are dying to dance I can but be  a nuisance."  He   "Jfnst  Dropped   In."  He had been in the sanctum for two  hours,'during which time the editor had  been-laboring along in a distracted manner.  "I'm not troubling you, am I*?" he said.  "No," replied the editor. "You're only'  twisting and turning that newspaper in  your hand and coughing yourself into a  consumption and cieaking that chair and  missing that1" cuspidor nine times out of  ten and glaring at every line I wiite as if  you were hired to do it; that's all!"  Castor  Oil For  Children.  A writer states that children make no  fuss about taking castor oil if it is given  to them in the following manner: Take  one cup of milk, one of treacle, half a cup  of sugar, half a cup of castor oil, a tea-  spoonful of carbonate of soda, two of ginger, a little salt and enough flour to make  a stiff paste. Roll this out, cut it into  shapes and bake them in a quick oven.  One or two, he says, are equal to a good  dose of oil.  A PBETTY DESIGN.  dinner table as well folded napkins, and  yet very few housekeepers take the trouble to learn more than two designs.  It would indeed surprise most housekeepers to know how many charming  forms the ordinary white square can be  folded _ into, for some of these designs  seem to be* so delicate that it appears almost impossible that they can be formed  without cutting the material.  Mine. Melba and the Old Woman,  Mme. Melba, never tired of relating the  strange experiences,which have fallen to  her lot, says the most pathetic incident  occurred when she was singing at Philadelphia. "When I left the Academy," she  says, "my arms were full of roses. A  white haired women stepped forward and  said: 'God bless your.beautiful, heart. I  have been waiting in the snow for you to  come but.   Your voice is the most beauti-  Undlsmnyed.  "Even though jou seem successful for  a time," said tho solemn theorist, ''you  will find some day that you have not a  friend,left iu the world."  "That's all right." answered Ihe practical politician. "It's a part of my bti>iih**>b  to see that my friends don't get left."���������  Washington Stnr   She  Didn't  Move.  The recent efforts to cause a young woman to vacate her apartments in a mod-  .i.sh uptown hotel recall those tried not  long ago with a beautiful siiiger who has  for several years lived in a fltilhouse near  the park.      N' ��������� ''   ,  The proprietor decided foi- several general and no specific reasons to rent the  apartment to somebody else. So his agent  informed, her that in the new scale of  rents adopted for the building her rooms  would in the future cost just, exactly  twice as much as she had been paying.  This was a little bit heroic, and the  agent awaited the. result with some uncertain ty. ���������   . -  "I was of course surprised to receive  your letter," she wrote him, "and of  course not "delighted. ,But I am so well  pleased with the apartment that I had  already arranged to stay here. So will,  you please send me a lease for three  years at the new rental? It is high, but I  would rather pay it than move."    ;  Since that time the tenant has not been  disturbed, although she did not get a  lease for three years. One was the agent's  limit.  Look inn* Forward.  Miss Gotrox���������I feel sure you could not  support me without 'assistance.  Cholly���������Well, I hope your father wili  keep on feeling that way after we are  married.���������Judge.  Retort . Sarcastic. -    *.'   w'������' -<��������� '���������  "I'll have you to know, sir,'that11 be-*'  long to Edinburgh," said the traveler.1  "'Deed,   an'    wha'd   hae   thocht   it?"  quoth "the  skeptic  Scot.     "Fr'a  trio'wey  .  ye've been speaking 1 thocht Edinburgh,  belonged tae ve." *- ��������� -  ~ : I <  .t'hen-Drydcn Died.   *  One more literary 'land rri'ark. i& ���������being;    wiped '  qn the map  of. London.  This time it is the,house in  Gerrard  street, Soho, in which Dryden   *died..  Even now the pickaxe is,at      work.   *  The street    itself,  from which      this;,  monument is .vanishing,   has  historical associations,     ,Onc house, .'now-'  used  as  a telephone excb.nige, *   had  Edmund Burke as; ��������� ��������� a tenant.      Lord  Mohun,  the duellist,, and    Lord-Lyt-  tleton lived-in Macclesfield.House/th,-  tlcton    lived in Macclesfield     House,.'  the residence pf "Lord Gerrard,  afterward Earl  of Macclesfield.        At the*  "Turk's Head," too,.the famous Lit^  erary Club used to hold its meetings,  frequented by-33r.  Johnson, Sir Joshua   Reynolds,  Burke and  other great*  figures.-    In  a  little  while, .however,  Gerrard street will be like any other  London thoroughfare, a thoroughfare*  and nothing more.  Skill   in   Slilkincr.  In milking the hands should be  kept dry. Jf not it is impossible to  prevent drops-of milk from constantly failing from thein into tlie pail,  says Farm, Field and Wtocknum.  'The pail should be held close to the  'udder, so ns (o expose the milk to  the air as. little as possible. The  farther the strenins fall and 'the more  they spray, the more dirt and bacteria they collect, ConU.iniiuition  from the forcniilk.must, be avoided,  by discarding tlie,-first few streams  drawn, or less than a gill in 'all.  This entails little loss, as tho first  milk drawn is always poor in butter  fat, -and if it happens to be badly  contaminated, as is ..frequently / the  case, much injury and trouble may  be saved.    '���������.���������.'���������  :  "', ""    ,   -.'������������������'        I  ���������:���������'*���������.     ..'. . Formed   to   Fit.  Jaggles���������Why don't they allow.children,  iu fiats? .''��������� ' \  Waggles ��������� That's something J could  never understand.' They are'just about  the proper size for thein':'���������Smart'Set.  Because you are better than the man  you despise does not mean that you  are not worse thau those who despise  you. .;_���������.:; '���������      ���������'   .���������  Hard    to    Identify.  "That is Jimmy's hair." said tbe football player, laying out his Trophies after :  the game, "and this is llilly's imse. and  this is Tom's ear. and this eyebrow belongs to young Rusher, but 1 can't Identify this finger to save me.'" ��������� Baltimore-  American.  f-Vt ..ft I  >   4 L  mam t  Iff  Hk.  8 , *;  ...' .  2 ' * *  *  i" ���������>  * ...  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One evening at a well known hotel a  aumber of traveling men were spinning  yarns,   and   the   talk   turned   upon   self  : suerift're and tbe privations good friend*  bad undergone to contribute to tbe world-  : ly success of an  associate.   One, solemn  ; faced man told the following.  ,   /, "I  had  two schoolmates,"  he began.  j "One of them was aspiring to be a law-  ;���������.,;. yer andrtfie other hod aspirations for a  1/hich ph������* in the medical profession. The  :,'college we attended was one at  which  I tte, discipline was severe and the require-  ' ttnrnts for graduation were exacting. Well,  ' those two boys managed. to worry along  a'ntil the day of the final examination  citrae.   The young law student had perfected  himself, in  his studies and   was  likely   to  pass   with   high   honors.   Tbe  ', inrdieal student, howeven was, in a far  lees enviable plight.   He found that the  examination would be for the'most part  upon the anatomy of the leg, and  this  wan the one branch of the course he had  neglected.   He confided lnjais- roommate  and wailed out his sorrows. ���������  "'If I only had a leg to dissect,' said  he, 'I would pass that, examination at the  head of my class.' *  "It was here that his roommate rose  sublimely to tbe occasion. He rolled up  his trousers and insisted that his friend  amputate his leg st the knee. His medic*  al friend demurred, but the law student  , insisted, and finally the amputation, was  performed and tbe medical student captured his diploma. '    .' '  ".Years afterward this same doctor was  sitting in an office surrounded by nil the  evidence, of a prosperous practice. The ���������  door opened and in enme his old roommate lat college.' The, greeting was, of  course, affecting, nnd then'tbe doctor inquired how the,'lawyer was, getting on in  , the world. The lawyer said he had been  practicing several years in (the ^petty 'at-  _ fairs of'the' law and would rise~to~������~dis-  tinction if lie could secure'a. good case.  ' 'I want a murder case.' said be; "one  that-will attract special attention and iu-  i voire some wellr known cltJxeu.'  *- "The doctor excused, himself nnd. pick-*  ing up a Heavy nnoker, left the room. He  proceeded down Htairs and' killed his.  landlady, resortiuff to nil the atrocities  that. Ingenuity'could devise to make his'  crime" one that would create a sensation.  He was siiceessf ul. , The papers teemed'  -with, the'awful details of the, deed nnd  the tragic events of the trial. Kin friend.  the; one legged * lawyer,. defended him.  ���������nd he was'cleared.'' Both of these men  occupy leading' places In their professions . today. If you don't /beliere this  story, you'can, come, np to my room and  I wiirabow'yon a~picture of the,school-  theser two friends' of mine attended."  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The ring was appraised st s Jeweler's, who set the present value upon it. It is a pretty ring,  with white stones and brilliant, but it is  not worth a third of wbnt it was forty  yenrs ago, when it came into 'the possession if. its original owner. Dealers in  stoaes say also that. diamonds lose in  weight  perceptibly   with   wear,  and  for  that reason become less valsuible.  Do not delay.    Write at once/ a������ldn ssing DR. TAFT  BROS.   MEDICINE   CO,  79  Eist 130th St.;PNew York City. >..:,. ;' , _  '  .'.SOLD BY ALL: DRUGGISTS.  ������������������������������* r������������������  wicsea,    .^ _  Revivalist���������Is   it   possible   that   you  dance?  Fair-Sinner���������Oh. yes. often.  "Now,   tell "me,   honestly 'and1- fairly,"  don't you'think the tendency of dancing  is toward sin?"  "I  must confess that sometimes while  dancing I have very wicked thoughts."  ''Aha!  -I  feared  so.    When  is it that  you have wicked thoughts?" , '  "When my partner steps on my toes."  ���������New York Weekly.;  Oet Witt H������> DMsmt,  '.'You know Tbroggins? Smooth fellow.  Great jollier. Tries to keep on the good  side of - everybody. - Well, he went to  church last Sunday morning and slept  through the whole, sermon. Then he had  the gall to tell the Rev. Dr. Fourthly,  after the congregation had been dismissed, that he bad never enjoyed a discourse  ���������o much in his life, and he would like to  borrow the manuscript of it and take it  home with him. so be could read it again  during.the day. What do you suppose  the doctor did?"  "I can't imagine."  "Well, Mr, I think he'd seen Throggint  nodding and knew he hadn't . heard a  word. At any rate, be took ThrogginS  by the arm. led him into his stady, made*  him sit down and then he read every  blessed line of that sermen over again to  him * before he .would let him up. Ohi  yon don't get ahead of Dr. Fourthly���������-noi  much 1"���������Exchauge.  The Examination.  "You think you are qualified' for tha  position?"  "That's what."  "Good at figures?"  .   "When they don't rnn too fur/*   ���������  "What's your experience?"  -  "Saved by grace."  _ "Ever In the war?"  "New, but I've beam tell it's over."������������������  Atlanta Constitution.  A L������aml Aaarel.  Frances and Mabel had quite a dltcns-  ���������lon recently. They are playmates and  visit one another frequently. Frances'  ^parent is an attorney, while Mabel's parent is a clergyman. ��������� In some manner tha  talk turned en angels, and tbs conversation,, which was overheard by Mabel's  mother, was very profound.   .  "Is   aevun   full   uv   angels?"   asked  'Frances./  . "Tee, it's full av 'em," replied Mabel.  "Do you want to be an angel sum day?"  "Why, of course, an' I'm goin' to be,  too, coa my papa's a preacher, an' he'll  go to hevBB sure."  "Well, yotz bet my papa'U go to hevun,  too.  cos he's a lawyer."  Crlsnaon Glare.  Friend���������Why are you staring at old  Tippler's red nose?  "Artist���������I .am getting inspiration for a  great marine picture.  Friend���������What will yon call it?  Artist���������Why, "TIip Lighthouse Below  the Bridge."���������Chicago News.  Black Diamond Nursery  QUARTER WAY, Wellington Road  HUTCHERSOIT  &  PERM  20,000 Fruit Trees to   choose   from.  Large Assortment of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs  and   Everg-aeens  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  OrderB   by  tended to.  s!2te  mail   promptly   at-  P. O. BOX, 190.  !    Beatley���������I wonder If Carrie cares for  j ane at all?  :    Snow���������Yon have some doubt about the  ! matter? ���������.'_,_  Beatley���������Well, yea. Bhe refuses to  ! amile upon me: she won't look at mel  Snow���������������������������Perhaps she knows she couldn t  i look at yon without laughing.���������Boston  j Transcript.  TO THE DEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artifcial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free Address No. 14517  The Nicholson Institute, 780  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  --*,  SEMEOA and DEERSKIMS.  McMillan Fur and Wool Co.  20O-212 FIRST AVI. N.  MINNEAPOLIS,  MINNESOTA.  *1~  WRITE    FOR.PRIOE    OIROU  'I  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  ; REVENUE TAX.  Oomox District. . '  XT OTICE is hereby given, in aocordance  ���������*���������' with the . Statutes, that Prot-incioJ  Revinue Tux, and all taxes levied under  th e Arses: ment Act, are now due for the  year 1901. All the above named taxes col  lectible within the Comox District me pay-,  able at my office, at the Court House Cumberland. Assessed taxes are collectible at  the followiug rates, viz:���������   ' c N  If paid on or before June 30th, 1901:���������  Three*tifths of, one ^ per   cent,   on  real  property.. ���������  Two and one-half  per   cent, on assessed  value of wild land.  One-half of one per cent, on   personal property.  Upon Mich excess of income���������  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars,  one   per '  cent,   np  to five thousand  dollars,   and  two per cent, on the remainder:  Class B.���������On ten thousand dollar?, and not  .'exceeding twenty thousand dollars,  one'  and one-half per cent, up to ten thousand  dollars, and two and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class C.���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars, two  and one half per cent, up to twenty thousand dollars, and three   per cent,  on  the  remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of forty  thousand dollars, three per   cent,   up   to  forty thousand   dollars,   and   three   and  one-half per cent, on the remainder.  If paid on or after 1st July, 1901:���������  Four-fifths of one per cent, on real property.  Three per cent,   on the   assessed   value   of  wild land,  Three-quarters of one.per cent, on personal  property.        <  Oh ao much of the income of any person as  exceeds oue thousand dollars, iu accordance with the following classifications;  upon such excess the rates shall be,  namely :���������-  Class A.���������-On one thousand dollars, and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars, one and  one-half per cent, up to five thousand  dollars, and two and one-half per cent,  on the remainder :  Class B.���������On ten thousand dollars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars, two  percent, up to ten thousand dollars, and  three per cent, on the, remainder :  Class C.~-On twenty thousand dollars, And  not   exceeding   forty   thousand   dollars,  three per   cent,  up to twenty thousand  . dollars, and three and one-half per cent.  on the remainder :  Class D.���������-On all others in excess of forty  thousand dollars, thr e and one-half per  cent, up to forty thousand dollars, and  four per cent on the  remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax $3 per capita. ;  JOHN BAIRD, '  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., 11thJanuary, 1901.  My 22  >.*������- ���������?  THE HI ' S    HIONET     IN    IT!  SHIP   TOURi*  McMiiian Fur & Wool Co.  JBINNCAPOLIS. Ml**.  HmjIi  Hrlcos.     Prompt Returns.  witriK   ion   ������i; m }    < I i;ni  ti;s..'"  hqujroait I Nanaimo. Rv.  for  Na-  Steamship, F������.hedule Effective Tues-  dayi January 21, 1902  S. S. "City of Nanaimo.*  Leaves Victoria-Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at North. Saznich,  Cowichan, Musgraves, Burgoyne,  Maple Bay, Vesuvius. Chemainus,  Kuper, Thetis and Gabriola.'  Leaves Nanaimo Tuesday, 3 p.m., for  Union Wharf and Comox direct.  Leaves Comox and Union Wharf Wednesday, 12 noon, for Nanaimo and  way ports. ���������._..'���������  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday,  7 a.m., for  naimo direct.  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', The sun. had 'sunk behind. Ben Nevis'
towering" triple peak, and the mountain
cast a'deep shadow over the'castle'of In-
J   _verlochy_���and,far out'upon .the placid blue
���"{waters of Lochiel.
',    - A' merry  group  of highland  lads  and
. ' lasses .were congregated upon, 'the greensward before the "castle's walls, threading
- v> with.'joyous steps the mazes,of <the dance,
to the inspiring notes of the 'shrill bagpipe: ._
All,.was'mirth and glee, when an unto ward, accident disturbed theharmony of
the scene. A,." band of highlanders de-
scended'thb mountain pass,'driving beforo
them 'a'herd of',cattle. A bull, shaggy
; and! untamed, broke ,f rom. the .herd and
with_,a ferocious ^bellow dashed toward
,_the circle of dancers.   , *
���o   With .'shrill  cries  they broke  up? their'
'"   sport "and "fled'in,all directions.    ,Tho in-
'   furiated animal singled out one fair girl,"
" prob'ably attracted by her scarf,,the pre-
- -vailing'color of^ which was red, and close-'
% ly pursued,'her.   ,_,_       ,s>, . "-
Though fear lent her" wings,  the mad
beast gained \inoh_her.    He was close' at
''her heels, his head'leveled for the plunge,
'-.wwhen a tall Highlander sprang before the
' flying girl, grasped the bull by the horns'
- and, with ,a dexterous movement, hurled.
the huge animal upon its back. Ere it
could rise to its feet again the drovers,
who had been_swarming to the rescue of
,-the girl, bound _ it securely with, cords.
When goaded to its feet again, the .bull
moaned plaintively and looked around bewildered and subdued by its rough tumble.
1 The villagers of Inverlochy thronged
around the man who had performed thia
great feat of muscular strength, and the
fair^ gii'1 he had saved timidly thanked
her deliverer. They all gazed curiously
upon him, for.it was'now perceived that
he did not wear the tartan of the Campbells and-was a stranger. ��._
He was a boy in years, not over twen-
- ty, and/yet fully developed, standing full
6-feet 4 inches in height, clad in highland
costume, which displayed his well proportioned form td great advantage, and
wearing an eagle's feather in his bonnet,
the symboi oi a chief. His target, or
shield, "round aa the moon," covered with
ox hide and studded with brass knobs,
hung around his neck. The hilt of a huge
two handed'claymore peeped from under
his left arm, and a long dirk rested in the
sheath upon his right thigh.    Clad in this
, picturesque garb, with Jonir, flowing locks
of light brown hair, a ruddy complexion
���" and a bright blue eye, he was a fine type
of those ancient warriors of the Gael
whom, the bard Ossian has immortalized
in song.
- "What is thy name, pretty lassie?" he
asked ihe girl, when she had thanked him
for the good service and stolen a glance
of admiration at the frank, open face and
stalwart form of her preserver.
"I am called Annie of Lochiel," she answered timidly, yet with  a sweet smile
,-that. had. n. strange  fascination  for  the
���young Highlander,! who found it impossi-,
Lie to, withdraw his gaze from that winning face.
���'"Are you a Cameron of the Clan Lochiel?". he! asked eagerly and with interest. . ���
"Not.she!" broke in one of the men of
Inverlochy, who wore the badge of an
under chief. "She is a .Campbell; and we
call her Annie of Lochiel because she was
born by yonder water. Her mother was
a McLean; she died when Annie was an
infant. Her father was Duncan Campbell, laird bf Morven, and he was. slain
by the.Gordons of Huntley in the'raid of
Garioch. There's her history in a nutshell. I that tell it to you am Malcolm
MacPhie, captain of Inverlochy, and now,
my braw gillie, who are you?"
The highiander reared his tall form
.with haughty pride as he replied:
"I am Alaster MacDonald, son of Coll-
of-the-left-band, chieftain of Mingarry
and Kintyre."
A buzz went around the circle at these
words. The MacDoualds were a bold
and warlike clan, and Coll-of-the-left-
hand was not unknown to fame.
"I have heard of the chieftain of Kin-
tyre," returned Malcolm MacPhie, "but
why do they call him 'of the left hand?' "
"Faith, I know not," answered Alaster
carelessly, "unless it be that he can wield
his claymore as well with the left hand
as with the richt-"-
A murmur of admiration greeted this
announcement. Strength of limb and
skill in arm's were considered great virtues
in those warlike days.
"Come, Alaster," cried Malcolm, his
heart won by the bold bearing of the
young highiander. "Thou hast preserved
our fairest maiden from a cruel death.
Bide with me in Inverlochy for a few
days and taste the hospitality of our an-L.
dent castle."^
"There is no feud between our clans,",
returned Alaster, "and I accept yqur offer."   '* *
They entered the castle together.        ���     ���
Malcolm MacPhie had cause to rue the
hospitality which had induced him to invite the young highland chieftain to en-
tot*, rhe  wills  of  Castle   Inverlochy.     It
soon  became apparent to others besides
himself that the bold Alaster had found''
favor in the eyes of pretty Annie of Lochiel.    A strong affection seemod to have
arisen at^the first meeting of this young'
pair, an affection which their eyes were
not slow'to'confess and,,which was revealed in eloquent glances.
,Malcolm had detected more than one of
these glances as he dispensed the hospitality of the castle, and he resolved in'his
own mind that Alaster should not bide
long   at   Inverlochy.     lie   prevented*,.all
chances   of  conversation   between' them
until it was time for Annie to retire for
tho night.    He then invited  Alaster to
Walk with him upon the battlements and
pointed "out the streugth of the castle.
1   A taper gleamed from a low turreted
window that looked out upon'tne parapet.
'.'Who  occupies yon  chamber?"   asked
Alaster.                  r
~"Annie of Lochiel," replied Malcolm.
'."A winsome lassie," responded Alaster
warmly..   "I would I could persuade her
to go with, me" into the land of -Kintyre
,and becom'e the mistress of Castle Min-1"
garrj*.    It would glad1-'the heart of Coll-
of-the-left-hand   to   welcome   so   fair   a
daughter." *,*       ��� -���        ..,*..*
"That can never be," returned Malcolm
quickly, with an angry flush.. "Annie is
the ward'of Sir Donald'Campbell o'f,'Au-
chinbreck, my chief and kinsman. Seek
another, bride, , Alaster "MacDonald, for
Annie is to be my wife." (
, Alaster's eyes were fixed upon the little
'window as he listened to these words, and
he,saw a fair face,appear there. An energetic shake bf the head said very plainly, "No, no!?'to Malcolm's assertion, and
the fair vision disappeared.
"I wish'you joy," replied Alaster. with
a quiet smile.   /'Happy will be the man*
who calls, the lovely Annie,his."        '   '
' A white,'hand was waved for an moment   from- the   casement   and   quickly
withdrawn.    Alaster was understood and
answered.'   Malcolm was totally  uncon->
scious of'this novel courtship.   �����
. , "A "rare, place  this  for  an   escalade,"
said Alaster, leaning over the parapet'.and
pointing  to   a"  spur  of  Ben .Nevis   that
reared its craggy head almost on a level
with, the battlements.        _     ' __'_.'
..,,'.For.a goat, -*yes," answered'Malcolm
disdainfully. *"No " human4 being, could'
���scale yon cliff. 'Look at the'distance. It
is twelve feet from the battlement, with
a yawning-abyss between"; An enemy will
never'enter Inverlochy from that quarter."     ' '
, "A  lover .might,, scale  yonder" cliff  to
speak with'his sweetheart," "returned, Al-
^stt-r   carelessly,   "aiid   he ""would   think
lightly of the danger for tho boon of one
sweet smile."
"And break his neck for his pains,"
answered'Malcolm with a laugh. "Come,
''the night is nearly spent, and you are
welcome to a share cf a soldier's couch."
They left the battlements without further' words and descended to Malcolm's
chamber.
In the morning early Alaster departed,
for he had no excuse to prolong his stay,
and Malcolm MacPhie drew a long breath
of satisfaction when he saw the stalwart
form of the young highiander disappear
up the glen.
That night when the moon veiled her
silvery face behind the towering head of
old Ben Nevis Annie of Lochiel wandered
pensively upon the battlements of Inverlochy, gazing ever and anon upon the
craggy platform that jutted out from the
mountain's side.
A tall form emerged from the shadows
and advanced to the edge of the cliff.
"Alaster?" whispered the maid in cautious tones, bending over the parapet.
"I am not a goat," answered, Alaster
with a glecsome laugh, "but it is even I,
Alaster, fair Annie."
"now brave you are!" cried the maid
involuntarily. "You have undergone this
danger to see me once again?"
"You-know right well what brings mo
here: Annie, I love you. Short as our
acquaintance has been, yon have enslaved
my heart. I have scant time for wooing.
My presence here may be discovered at
any moment. If you bide in Inverlochy,
it will be to become the wife of Malcolm
MacPhie. Fly with me to the land of
Kintyre and share a chieftain's homo."
"Alaster, I would Avillingly fly with,
thee to escape the dreaded fate, that
awaits me hero, but how can I escape?
Malcolm MacPhie has watched me closely1 all the day"���
"Aye, and he watches thee nrtw!" cried
Malcolm, suddenly emerging upon the
battlement. Fickle jade! Didst think to
outwit meV"
Annie uttered a faint shriek of despair.
"Leap, Annie, leap!" cried Alaster in
sharp, ringing tones. "The space is narrow��� spring boldly from the parapet���
thy lover's arms await thee!"
Scarcely conscious what she did���impelled by desperation and that instinctive
feeling'-of obedience which true love
prompts���Annie avoided the grasp of the-
exasperated Malcolm, ran a few steps
upon the parapet18 and leaped boldly
across the yawning void. Malcolm paused aghast. He expected Jo hear'her death
shriek and the dull sound of her form as
it.struck the rocks beneath. But he heard
only a cry of joy and saw Annie twining
her arms around Alaster's neck, while
his clasped her in safety to his breast.
To this day the curious traveler who
visits the old gray ruins of Inverlochy is
shown the spot from which Annie sprang,
aud that part of the battlement still bears
the name of the "Maiden's Leap."
��� Alaster and Annie disappeared in the
gloom,  nnd  Malcolm hastened to alarm
tne castle ana urge a hot pursuit. But
who could follow the bold highiander as
he leaped lightly from crag to crag, bearing his precious, burden in his arms?
Pursuit, was unavailing; ,the fugitives
could not be found, and Malcolm MacPhie returned sullenly to Inverlochy,
swearing a deep and bloody vengeance.
There-was high feasting in the'land of
Kintyre, and Castle Mingarry opened its
hospitable gates so that all of the Clan
^.Donald might witness the nuptials ,of
Annie of Lochiel and Alaster, their young
'chief.        _  .
Coins nnd Odorn.   ' ;
~) 'Coins fresh from the mint * have no
smell, but after they have been in cira>
lation for a short timelhey ouiit'a'char-
acterist-o odor.    Why,is.this? '
. Metals do not give forth hD odor of
themselves, or, at any rate, not one that
can be detected in the sta'te in which we
generally handle them. The smell, as a
matter of fact, is due to the chemical ac-
,.tion of the acids that exude from our
hands. Take a bronze coin, clean it and
lay it on a clean1 surface in the air; it will
emit no smell. Handle it for a minute or
'so, anil you will detect the^familiar odor
'of pennies and half pennies. Silver has
a different odor from copper after handling.' ' '     .    ,      *      ' "'
.Aluminium, tin and zinc'will emit the
same ki?;1 of smell when rubbed with the
hand,- but vtliis is not like the smell of
bronze or copper,,which,,again, are alike.'
���London Telecranh. '  ' *-
"MULCHING THE GARDEN.
, Three  Times'nnd   Ont. '
Mrs. Fosdiek was sure she 'heard thfio
crash* of breaking china in the kitchon,'
..but she felt she must bo mistaken when
she entered" and saw the joyous face of
her co'ok.      " '    ��� '
"Oi'm* so glad  Oi've broke-it,  mum,"
'Bridget said, brimm'ng with delight.
"Why, it's one 01 my best cups," said
'Mrs. Fosdiek, surveying the remains.'1 ,.'.
. "Ye's'm,"' added Bridget 'cheerfully;
"but Oi'm-so glad it'stldpne. Ye see, .Oi
had broke two of 'em- before, an' Oi knew
Oi'd have to break, another before Oi
'quit, an' it's a great comfort to have it
al) done."      \ ,  . ,    __ , ,
"Well,,see that you don't begin on an-
other.three," said Mrs. Fosdiek sternly.���
Detroit. Free Press.
What  lie  Would  Do.
"What we need most in this country,"
said the man with the rusty clothes and
the soiled finger nails, "is a redistribution
of wealth."     -
"Well, supposing you had your way,"
the other answered, "how much would
you claim when you went after your
share?"   ' ���   ���
"When.I went after it! I wouldn't go
after it.    Gbl darn 'em, I'm make 'em
bring it to'me if I had my way!"-
go Record-Herald.
-Chica-
Horroi*
Dandling Dawson���Git a rope er some-
t'ing   quick,   Bill.     It  ain't   do  fall   I'm
skeered  cf,  but dere's water down yon-
���der."  /   -: ,: '*".:' '���-:,'���  "  ' " ���"    ������< .
"Injnn    Summer,"
Here is a Georgia boy's composition on
"Indian summer:"
"Injun  summer is the best season of
the year 'cept swimmin';time.    The days
.are so still you kin hear dad sweat-in'
two miles off as well as every lick ma,
hits hhn with the broomstick. The reason it is called;Injunvsummer is_becauso
they ain't no Injuns in it 'cept them dad,
sees when he comes home from the store
with two gallons of apple brandy an'
saj'S he reckons he knows who is boss of
the household an' no woman on earth can
rule him.    Let us all be thankful for In-
r-jun summer an' bo good till after Christ-
mus."���Atlanta Constitution.
Her   Preference.
First Summer Girl���If you could spend
the winter just where .you chose, where
would you like to go?
Second Summer Girl���To the Isle^ of
Man, of course.���Somerville Journal.
step-
Anotlier   For   Pa.
Little Willie���Say, pa, what is a
mother?
Pa���A mother by marriage, my son.
j Little Willie���Then a stepladder is a
ladder by marriage, ain't it, pa?
The Mnlcli  as ��n  Aid When  Irrigate
, inj*; Euriiij-,- Drought.
' The plan of conserving moisture by
an earth mulch m:��ie by frequent cultivation may be the best one in growing farm crops, but a writer in American Gardening expresses the opinion
that* for the gardener who plants close-
ly and practices an intensive system of
. culture the moisture that can be conserved by an<earth mulch is not sufficient for the'needs of the plants.
1 He says: During a drought, of two
weeks in August I have had plants wilt
to the ground, although an earth mulch
was kept around them., Even with the
, very, best soils the gardener who obtains the best results must in' midsummer, when the weather is hot and dry
and moisture evaporates rabidly, use
some means of conserving m'oisture
and if one can irrigate provide more
water than the soil gets from its natural sourens. My experience with irrigation has taught m'e bow to economize
in the use of water" by mulching or
shading the surface of the ground.
Few people realize the largo quantity
of water needed fto supply the loss
from thevevaponition of- moisture 'aud
the transpiration of plants'during the
hot days when' the suu-shines. The water pumped up from "the soil'through
the roots by the process of-.trauspira-*-
tiou is estimated at* 50 to"100 tons per
acre on closely planted fields *in 2-4
hours. Pf the surface of tho ground is
exposed, 'the soil loses as much more
by ^evaporation.x. When irrigating during a-'drdughf. I have found that much
less water w,as required where the surface: was mulched-with manureor other material, and where I prevented'the
loss-from evaporation with the mulch,
better results were ..obtained with less
than one-half the water. _ t , " |
' My plan "is to plant closely, cultivate
the plants'frequently during the early
part of the'summer, then later, .when
the plants are larger and.need more
moisture,' to place a mulch of 'manure
between the'rows. -      -      . '
I suppose ������ every, one who has cultivated the soil has noticed* the difference in soils as'to absorbing and retaining rnoistm-e; that'' gravelly and
sandy soils raisidly" lose -their moisture
when exposed to a" hot "sunshine and
that loamy soil full-6f humus retains
water Jike a sponge and under" the
right treatment conserves''a1 constant
supply.for the growing plant.*   \
In a Word,' the lessons I have learned
in the garden are: Fill the soil*with the
humus that enables it to retain 'all the
moisture^possible.^ give "frequent cultivation during the'early part,of the
summer, then ���, mulch the unshaded
spaces," and when a crop is removed before September seed with a cover crop.
baeco dust in early morning, or when   '
damp, by lifting the vines and dusting/
the under,side, for thatjs where the
lice work. , "   ���
-Keep a* sharp lookout for pear blight,
which is especially likely to appear in
hot, moist weather in August. The
knife is the best remedj'. ��� '
Cucumbers sown in a frame now'and
protected by glass in cool weather and
on cold nights will come in as a succes-'
sion to those in the open ground.' Plant .
successions of Scotch kale; it is fit.for    '
use in any stage of growth after get-
'.ing the'frost, says' American Garden-     /
iurr.    . .    . ���    ''
UP TO  DATE.
The Prnctice of a Grass Specialist.
That great grass specialist, George
Clark of Connecticut, cultivates, harrows and plows his land over 20 times
before seeding. In this thorough preparation is the sure road to success, a
large crop and few seeds. After the
ground'is ready the seeding is an easy
and simple matter. If for market purposes, clear timothy or timothy and
redtop may be used, but if the crop
is-to be-fed out on the farm or the field
is to be used for pasture some other
grasses may be added. From v15 to 25
pounds of seed \o the acre should.be
used. It may be put on with the grass
seed attachment to the grain drill,
broadcast by hand or with a grass
seed sower. ' If sown broadcast, the
field must be cross sown in order to
avoid any skips. The seed should be
covered lightly with a smoothing or
brush harrow or a light roller. ' While
the roller smooths and levels the surface and 'compacts the soil around the
seed and' insures a speedy germination it is not advisable to use it on
many soils. On hillf-ides it makes -it
worse for washing, and in moist places
it makes the ground too wet. The
brush harrow is probably the best implement foi1 covering the seed. As to
time of sowing, this depends somewhat
on the weather. From Aug. 20 to Sept.
'10 is probably the best period. After
sowing nothing more is required unless
it be to hand pull any bad weeds which
:may; app.car.���Country Gentleman.
'Destroying'Bushes. .
Bushes cut to the ground in August
will often be entirely killed. The bush
has exhausted its sap in making the
summer .'growth, of leaves, and if these
are dried up it has not enough sap to
send lip sprouts this fall. Some: may
start next spring, and these should be
burned over if not where it will endanger buildings 'or,'forests.���'��� The fire
will char the buds at the base of the
leaves sufficiently to kill them.
"*�������� ' '        '   '"*-*
Aju-rlenltnral Brevities.
Mr. Coilingwood tells in The Rural
New Yorker that he sometimes thinks
a few bags of nitrate of soda are about
the handiest fertilizer for a farmer to
carry through tlie summer. "How it
will quicken up 'cabbage, grass or any
crop that makes i;ts chief growth above
ground! Take th;e fodder corn crop or
anything designed- to substitute for
hay, and a little nitrate will make
them jump."
Bush .cutting claims attention, if it
has not yet been done.
To kill lice on melon vines apply to-
Method Adopted, by a Detroit Yonuf
,,   Man In a Qaestion'of Marriage.
-','It was settled some time ago that he
was to marry my daughter," said the father of a girl of the period,' "but it yet
remained for the (young man to get my
consent.,- It was'merely a formality, however, as' I had cut no figure whatever
during the campaign, my girl arranging
matters to suit herself-without'consulting
me or my wishes.   ,. r      >��� '       ,��� /���
"Now,'I remembered with what trepi-'
dation I, had .approached my wife's father when I asked* him for her hand, and
I made up my mind that when that younjr
man showed up to ask me for my daugh-,
tor's'hand I would havo revenge not only
for what I had to pass through when I
urged my suit, but for being shoved to.
.the background during the present proceedings.     _* *      ���       '_*_'_'        '���    ,
"Well, he called at* my office yesterday,-
'and  I  told  my 'office Jboy  to  admit" hjm
and leave us alone'and ,sec_that we were ,
not'disturbed. .    ' '        ���-,",,,
* "'Just dropped in,', said he'easily, de--;
clining to take'a seat,'-'to tell'you Jthat I'���
'am\ going'-vto , marry your/daughter * the''
middle of next month. '-It will.be an' i'u- "
formal affair, so you, may consider yourself, invited without further'notice;. Good
day!'    .   *   , >     *   -- "-       '      -      ~r,
"Before I could''catch my breath he
was gone, and when Lcomplained to my-
daughter about his treatment of nie all.
the. comfort I. got was that I could'jcon- _
sidcr myself fortunate in getting an invi- '
tation, as it was to be a very- exclusive '
affair.". I   . .    .
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ADUEL AND A' JOKE.
v
.Count Boni dct.Cn��Vcllane'H First Af-     *
fair, Uiioh the Field of Honor.,',   \
Count Boni,de'Castellane's first.duel   .
rwaswhen he-had just come from^chooU
Lad as he.was, he could ride, shoot and ,r_
handle ,a sw,ord,;but hetJwas';Still Very
young, very basnful, rather green.' "At
tlie club to which he had just"been ad-.''
mitted'some lof- the  men, ( whom 'life"
made cynical,*- began .to guy" him.    It
was easy to stir,up his anger, "for.they
chattered* scandal about a woman**he  .'
���knew:    He pulled over', the "'table' arid   -;
struck one of the men.. .The next.day
he" received a' challenge.   In good, faitti' '/
he "selected" two good clubmen' as his
seconds.    In all this the club fellows   -
sawv only  a'joke,  and  when kthe  arrangements, were hurried and the,two
opponents stood face to face in,a mead-'
ow.near  the   Seine ,the  pistols   were,
loaded���with blackened bread crumbs.
VOne, "two,   three!"    They   fired  together.   The clubman gave a great cry 1
and fell to the ground groaning.
"He's fatally wounded���dying!" the
seconds exclaimed, choking with laughter. ._       _ _.
De Castellane felt the heart" in him >
run away like water.   He had killed a
man.   It was not possible!
"Dead?" he asked anxiously.
"Yes," said the corpse and sat up
grinning.
The schoolboy looked at ths laughing
clubmen and saw the 'joke they had
played on him. He stooped and caught
the corpse by the ankle, dragged it a
bit and with a sudden jerk tossed it
ten feet into the river.
"Then I'll bury it," said he.        ^   .
Ascthe clubman crawled from the
river, dripping mud and water, they decided the ioke was on him.
WHEN BABY PRAYS.     *
"When babjy by her crib at night .   '���
Enfo-kls her little hands to pray���
Dear little hands so soft and white���
I   listen  while (lie sweet lips say: '
"Now, I 'ay me   town to s'eep,
I* p'ny (he Lord  niy soul 1o teep";
And, listo-ning, years are backward rolled���
And the pn&t is as a tale untold.
And, standing by  my mother mild���
Dear mother, with your hair of whito���
Again   1  am   a   little   child. L ;
And  say  again,   as  yesternight:
"If. I s'ould.dle before I wate. j
���I p'ny the Lord ray soiil.tr>-late";
And half it scorns'in-baby's pica'. |
The oldeu faith.comes back- to me. ;,
, '���.'.'���/���-.'
Ah, me! I know my faith Is but
A phantom  of the long ago;
Yet,  when my babe, with eyelids shut, ,
Rejieats the words I.used to know;     \
"Now .1 'ay me ,down to s'ecp,
���I p'ay the Lord-my soul to teet,"
Some   way,   some   way,   the   woi'ld-doubta
..   - .flee;'; .-''"���.'���     '.-*.'   : ,:      ;    ... ..
The old, sweet faith comes back to me.     ���
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It cormes again, the old, sweet faith;
It is my own, it is my own,    . j
And doubt has fled, the gloomy wraith-,   i
Before a baby's words alone: '    ���   i
"If I s'ould die before'i 'wate,
I p'ay the .Lord ray soul to tate";
So, for baby's lisping plea,
My thanks, dear Lord, my thanks to Timet,
'..'���'������'' ���A. J. Waterhouse.
Surprising   NeTrs.
Minnick���Well, there was one thing'I
remarked about your wife the" first time
I saw her���she -was undoubtedly outspoken.
Henpeck���You don't say! By whom?������
Cincinnati Enquirer.
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VfTa">tft.TA!l'$ j A  / *e*  cfO  THE CUMBERLAND'NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  AUTUMN  SMILES.  A. Bunch'of Nonsense Gathered From  "' ' "       the   Yonkera   Statesman.  '     "I like a grate fire," said the humorist,  .���������warming his hands by the glowing'embers. '  "I suppose because when you "put chestnuts in it you hear it roar," remarked Lis  companidn.        u  ,  .       ' o-       r  "Mrs.iCrimsonbeak���������I see by the papers  that Chauncey M. Depew is going to be  married.      ' ' , ���������*        _ *  Mr. Crimsonbcnk���������Good gracious!' Can  it be possible that'he's talked all he  wants to?  %...-  \>  I  ,* V  IV '  lu  v  I  \*>  child swallowed   a  fiVe  and   you' performed   an  '.    "You  say the  dollar  goltlpiece  operationp\\ him*'" -said the caller.  "Yes,"   replied   th'e-  doctor;   "I   needed  * the money." ���������������    j  "The doctor would like to sec you inside,"  said tlie  physician's ,maid  to the'  man who was waiting'on the'porch.  "Not much!", said the, bucolic patient.  , "He don't try none of them X rays on  me   ,i" <  1       * '   i  ���������   She���������Did you ever follow the hounds?  'He���������Oh, yes! \I was'out hunting several years ago,-and one of*, the hounds'  landed '���������in a ditch on the other side oi a  he'rlge, and I followed him all right!" '    '  ,      How's This? ' ,���������  - We offer One Hundrod Dollars Reward -"or  nnv caso cf Catarra tua^ cannot Le cured by  . r Hall'-. Catarrh Cure.       _^ ,    -��������� ' <  p. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo, O.  Wo, tbo i undersigned i  havo   J;uo*-n   F   J.  Cheney for tho last 15 years,'and believe him  ' *!"-        pori'oc _ly honorable in all business transactions,  and financially able to carry oug any obligation  ,' mado by their firm. . ,  ! West &Ti'U.\.x, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo,  - O. * Waioiso/ Kisna-i & Mabvxx, WKolosale  . Druggists, Toledo, O ���������,.���������-,.  - Hall's CatarrA Cuie ij.takon internally,aefc-  . ing directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces  of tho pystom.   P"rice 7oc  per bottle.   Sold by  'all drngg st . * Testimonials free.   ,  , Hall's family. Pills arc the best.       ,        ,    .  '<������  When you say that a young- lady  1 looks, like a 'poster 'girl do you mean  '-that she is,stuck,up? "        _ *  S0Z0B0NTT00TH POWDER 25ij  .���������I ?  i ���������  The' coming  ���������collect.', , s    -  V*.   ~ '.-  -  man -has  often a  r      'to  bill to  ;iToo';   any; ..cooks    may 'spoil the  . broth,' but- experience will, teach .you  that one .can do ,the same.'^   -    '  r<    i J>  TAKE' NOTICE.  testi-  inter-  We   publish, .simple,   straig-lit  :-jTronials,     -not   press    agent's'  yiews.' from  well known  people  From'all over America thoy testify  merits   of     MUSTARD'S    EINT-  the best of Household Ecmo  -foo the  MENT,  -dies.  C. C. RICHARDS & Co.  The  'ciety.  doctors  arc   the  pillars   of'so-  All some  breathe.  people  do  for  a living  is  Fagged Out.���������None but those who have become fagged out know what a depre-sed, miserable feeling'it is. A 1 strong-fen is gone, and  despondency has taken hold of the suft'ereis.  They feel as though there is nothing to 'ive for.  There, howovo. is a cute. One box of Paime-  lee's"Ye-?efcable Pills will do wonders iu restoring health and strength. Mandiake and dandelion are two of the articles entering into the  composition of Parmelee's Pills.  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  Cures Coughs and Coldk  at once*   It has keen doing:  this for half a century.   It  ��������� has saved hundreds of '  *    thousands of lives.   It will  save yours if you give it a  "��������� chance.   25 cents a bottle.  If after using* it you are not  satisfied with results, go to '  *.,   your druggist and get your   <  money hack.     ���������;.���������'.  Write to S. C. Weljls & Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle.  Karl's Clover Root Tea corrects the Stomach  &, ���������  A 'Joke  on  Roosevelt.       ,    '  "When Theodore Roosevelt was governor of New York, one of his' customs was  to 'assemble the heads 'of state ' departments-in. the executive chamber once n  week in a sort of a cabinet meeting for  the'-purpose of discussing state department matters. At several of these meetings the civil service law came up for discussion,' and on all .such occasions ,the  jokers'would have not a little fun with  the governor, because of<his views growing out of his previous connection "with'  ,'the national civil service commission.,   j  One of the governor's last cabinet meet-,  ings was like ^Hamlet', without,Hamlet,  Mr. Roosevelt being in the west. All the  other state officers were present. Secretary _of' State McDouough in a dignified  manner rose and offered the following,  which was adopted without.a dissenting  voice: '*' _. *  "Whereas, Governor Theodore 'Roosevelt has* gone to Chicago, and        '  ,  ".Whereat., Oyster Bay has gone Democratic; therefore be, it' " r     '  "Resolved/That the 'civil service law be  suspended   for 'one  year."  S<ahb2njs  Hi*  Rival.  "I*, have.heard." said'Miss Paraffine,  "that you and George had some trouble  the other evening." j  "Now. look here,'' said George's rival,  "I'm tired of hearing about that. If I  had known that George only had 10 cents  when he set 'em up, do you think for a  minute that f would have ordered a whisky, especially in a saloon  where George  \\ asu  Sun.  t  known?    No,   -sir!"���������Indianapolis  !���������������  Perfectly  Correct.  Chel'y���������That fellah Whitby is vewy 11:  r>w;'t<\ iMi't he? /  Mi.s*= I'epprey"��������� Not at all.  Cholly���������But while he was'talking to  you la\\st night I heahd him say, "I don't  know nothing."  Miss Pepprcy���������Ah. ^yes! I _ had just  'asked him,if he was acquainted with you.  ���������Philadelphia Pi ess.  No con fury has over hipgun on (a  Wednesday, Friday or Sunday, and  the' Fame order of days is repeated  every 20 years. "-  sF^t  mm MAY BE MURDERED  on a good piano���������the piano is not to blame ;  but you can't get any xnusia out of a poor  piano. If you want a really good piano at  lowest possible cost, try the >  WILLIAMS'.  Wo are selling from $250 to $500, according to  grade*  Its matchless musical quality, its purity of  tone, its durability, all commend it.  All makes of organs for sale, also some  good organs and pianos, slightly used, very  cheap. ���������__ _] _    ,  FORRESTER & HATCHER,  y. m, c. a. Block.     -     -     Winnipeg:  Eldredgo " B " Sowing Machines. -  ooeeQeoeoooeoeoevaeee  e  e  ��������� ���������������������������<  A  feet.  cool    head is  better -   than cool  ' All men   have aot,   reached a ripe  old age when 'thoy begin to ial, oil.  Minarfl's Liniment Cures Burns; Etc.  ,   When  a man fails  he will  tell you  that he, js a victim'of circumsfiances^!  "���������The verse  versatile.  writer'is not nocess'arily,  CROSS PSTIOM  M.  B   CONNICK RELATES HIS EXPERIENCE WITH BRIGHT'S DIS-  -     * EASE' AND  DODD''S KID-     *  ,     <* NEY PILLS.*   u  .   A  Domestic Observation.  Lou���������I declare since* I came back I'm  quite another woman. '        ���������<-.*-  Biddy���������Oh,   won't' your   husband   bo  pleased!���������'Chicago'Journal.' '������     ' i  o. i,  J Two English ,Ads.v     ,  It is snid that in the window of a conn-'  try undertaker's shop is displayed a' full  sized conin whereou is placed this notice":  '"Wanted���������An ad nit' assistant." Inquire  within." The ease finds a parallel in that  of the picture shop, the window of which  .contained a picture of Cupid, to whick  the legend was"*atraohed: "VVanted���������A respectable boy."���������London Globe.  The revolver's claim to being  ciablo. weapon lies in the fact  it never g'oes off by its������lf.  a so-  that  Suffered With That Dread Malady for  ' Fifteen    Years���������Treated    by Fiye  Diffcremt    Doctors���������Literally, Rescued From Death by Dod<Ts Kid-  r     ney  Pills.'  Eddy's  Parlor  Matches  For Sale, Everywhere  Try   our Parlor   Matches.  They produce a quick LIGHT*  without   ,a,ny     objectionable  fumes.     :    t    ���������    .    * ,��������� .    '    ���������    '  *  e  e  e  e  Tt, '  r.  THE  E.B. EDDY^Co.,l,MaDA.HULL'  ��������� <  t������CO������9  -<1  ���������vV  MINARD'S LINIMENT Relieves Neuralgia.'  Many a man gets to the top by  using t/ho ,elevator instead of 'climbing   the ladder.  The  fellow  "dough   only  cake.  who   is   out  sometimes  after *  misses  tho  the  .    Nothing   is  pawn  ticket  wholly" bad ,  has  redeeming  Even     a  qualities  In  donr  rare.  courtship affection is often o\cr-  :  after marriaigfe it is apt  to  be  CRYING BABIES.  The   Crv  of  An  Signal  Infant   Is  Nature's  of   Distress.  A man never confesses his pasL to  the woman he nrarrics unless he is  'just  the  least  bit  proud  of  it.  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE  Sault Sto/'Marie, Owon Sound, Toronto nnd East via Lakes, Monday, Thursday and Saturday.....  Tnos., Fri., and Sun   Montreal, Toronto, New York and  ���������'������������������,- East, via all rail, daily. .  . ^   ltafc Por bayo and intermediate points  .    ! daily .:   Molson, Lao dultonnbtand intermo-  ���������    diato points, Thtirs. only   . Portaco la Prfurie,BiaiKlon,Calgaryj  Nolson and   all   Kootenay ana  all coast" points, daily   Portage hi Prairie, Brandon and in-  .. v ��������� termediate points  daily except  Sunday...     Gladstone, Neepawa, Minnedosa and  lntormediabe points, daily except  Sunday .............,..,;.   ShoalLake,.Yorl-ton and'infce'rmed-  ,      wto Points, Mon., Wed., and Pri.  ' ��������� ��������� Tues., Thurs., and Sat,......-.:...  Kapid Gity, Hamiota, Miniota, Tues-  v    day, Thnr,.and Sat ���������...'���������:.���������'....-....-..  v   Mon.,Yv^d., and Fri.- -..-   Alprden, Delorame and intermediate  .T ; points daily except Sunday ......  JNapmka, Alameda and intermediate  points, daily excent Sunday via  Brandou ....".....   _   Tues., Thur., and Sat.   Blenboro, Souris and intermediate  points, daily except Sunday   Jripestone, Eeston, Areola and intermediate jpoints, Mon., Wed.-, and  Fri. via Brandon    Tuos.,Thur.,and Safc. via Brandon  *tobyshiro, Hirsch, Bienfait, Este-  van,Tues.,Thurs.^3at., via Brand-  oa   ��������� Taos., Thur., Sat., via Brandon!'.  Gretna, St. Paul, Chicago, daily ....  West Selkirk, Mon., Wed. and Fri...  .   ���������   Tues.. Thurs., and Sat   Stonewall, Teulpn, Tues., Thur., Safc.  Emorson, Mon., Wed., and Fri......-.,  J. W. LEONARD,  LV  16.00  1G.00  8.00  7.20  16.30  7.80  7.30  7.30  7.80  8.20  7.30  9.05  7.30  7.S0  14.10  18.30  12.20  7.50  AR.  10.1!;  lo.ia  18.00  18.30  )4.S0  22.80  22.30  22.30  22.30  15.43  22.80  15.15  22.30  14.30  13.35  10.00  18.30  17.10  Gen, Supt.  c. e. Mcpherson,  Gen. Pass. Agt,  * Babies never cr-j'- unless there is  soiue very good reason for it. The  cry of the babjr,is nature's warning  signal t'hat there is something wrong  Every mother oug*ht to g-et to work  imnvcLately to find out what that  somothing wrong may be. If ihe  fretfulness and irritation ai*e not  caused by exberior sources, it is conclusive evidence that the crying baby  i ii . Tlie only safe and judicioiii.  thing- to do is to administer Balby's  Own Tablets without the slightest,  delay. c  For   in'dig-cstion,    sleeplessness, the  irritation   "accompanying the cutting  of   tooth,      diarrhoea,      constipation,  colic,   and  simple    fevers,   the.se mar-  veilo.us lrtitle tablets -have,   gf.ven relief in thousands of cases and saved  many   precious  baby lives:   , Do not  give   a     child  so-called   '' soothing ''  medicines: such only stupefy and prb-  duce   vmnatural   sleep.    Baby's    Own  Tablets are guaranteed to contain-no  opiate or other harmless drugs: they  promote    sound,     healthy  sleep     because they 'go directly to-tllio root of  baby troubles.      Dissolved    in water  these tablets    can be given     to    the  youngest, infant.   Mrs. Walter Brown,  Milby,   Que.,   says :���������'^I   have   never  \ised any medicine for baby that did  as much good as- Baby's  Own   Tab-  lets)   I -svotild not be, without tnem."  Baby's Own Tablets are for sale at  all drug stores,   or will be sent   d i-  rect on receipts  of price. (25  cents  a  box) by addressing the Dr. Williams  Medicine Co.,  Brockville,   Ont. '"  . Mrddlcton, P. E. I.;.Dec. 30.���������Mr.  M. B Connick,' tlie1 well known  blacksmith of this place, known all  over the Island as" the"mam. whom  Dodd's Kidney Pills sajvexl from death  as b'y'ia miracle hasx often been interviewed reg-arding' his* case and is  ever ready to supply the'facts.  'T ,had been, a" .victim'"' of kidney  trouble for fifteen'years before I took'  Dodd's '���������Kidney Pills," sard Mt. Con-  nick'* in- a"- rcent conversation. _ . .  *<"Did-you,know ^it .was Bright's  Disease. Mr. Connick _?" ,    *<.  "'Not at firs't I di*dn't; but when I  found it out I was startled, I can  tell you. In those dajs', you .know,  Bright's Disease was incurable. I  went to five different doctors. *They  could do no good. Finally my wife  and 1 went togteuher to one wihio told  us right out 'there was no use taking our money. I could not be cured.    I felt that it was all over."  "'''How did you come to take Dodd's  Kidney Pills ?"  "���������Well one day a customer and I  bor, _ and my customer said ho was  quite sure .if he had taken Dodd's  Dodd s Kidney *Pills he would _ have  been cured. That set me thinking.  For -the" last srx years I hfcild been  forced to hire a man to do my work.  Well. I began to take Dodd's ^Kidney  Pills, and before I had fmishefd the  third box I was again at work. I  .can shoe a horse' as well today as  ever I coul)d m any life"  "Do you mean to say that three  boxco of Dodd's Kidney ?ill~> cured  .you of Bright's" Disease ol nfteen  j ears'   standing ?"       '    , '  "Yes, sir, that's exactly what I  mean. I was so stiff and sore I could  not stoop to pick up anything���������  couldn't put on my shoes. If my wife  was here she would tell more about  Dodd's  Kidney Pills  than. T can."  Mr. Ocnnick is now ol years o'd  and the picture of health and  strength.  The Year Just*Closed Has Been the Most  Successful in the History of  ���������.,  THE  GREAT WEST LIFE  ASSURANCE CO.  i>rp  -i-ii  IN BUSINESS a IN    FORCE  , PREMIUM    INCOME.   ���������     -.',..'  '      INTEREST   EARNINGS   "  * INCREASE   IN    ASSETS  "IT STANDS UNRIVALLED.  v ,  K.  wH  j>Xa "A  . w ''���������I 1  *"'J������ |  V $.  AV'*  *    *j* i  ���������jFil  A  The  dressmaker  may  and still not be mad.'  rip   and   tear  1   Itich people '.are never  are .just enthusiastic. ' 1  liars.'    .Tliey  S0Z0D0NT tor theTEETH 25c  Thr- stage nand,  rowdyism,  but he  a scene.  *is _ not noted     for  occasi onally' raises  . e < f  '  ji.* j.,  -*.    ,?'  ������    ;t  The Brlg-htest "Flotvers must fade, but  yoi^g lives endangered by severe coughs ( nd  colds may bo preserved by Dr. Thomas' Eclec-  tric Oil. Croup, whooping cough, bronchitis,  in short all a'fi'ecfcions or tho throat and lungs,  are relieved by this sterling preparation, which  also remedies rheumatic poms, s ros, bruises,  pdes, kidney difficulty, and is most economic  E\erybody is wishing  pull, when a little push  thing they want.  they had    a  is  the     very  MMAKFS LINIMENT Qua, Mii(M   -  The main who gets out the weather  reports easily ���������distances all other  authors as a writer  of fiction.  illowaji&jDhampioh  BACKERS ANDBROKERS  WINNIPEG.  -.    i-  IW.  Writo to us for prices ot SCRIP. -  Get our List of Lands.,  Stocks and Bonds Bought)and Sold,'  t "Wo can furnish the exact amount of  Scrip for any payment on Dominion  Lands,   Do not pay cash. ,  ivkj."  i������MrS|  If wo could see ourselves as others  see us all oculists would have to  work  overtime.  CULINARY  CAPERS.  There is a vast  second    thoug-hts  thoughts.'"  i  difference between  and     second-hand  R  IPPLEY'S  COOKERS*  ell from 810.00 to M5.00. Mado oC  boilor stoul No flues to rust or  leak. Can't blowup. Guaranteed to  cook 23 bu. feed In 2 hours, and to  heat water in stock tanks 2f������[oeii  away. Will heat dairy rooms. Ca������������  slo-rue and prices mailed freg.  r-j RIPPLEY HARDWARE CO.. Bos 350  ������"fU.S. Fact'y, Grafton, III.) LOodfla.'Jni  ���������\. chestnut tree, planted by' the  Prince of Wales, now King Edward  of England, grows -beside tlie tomb  of Washington,  at Mount Vernon.  Hi fitting boots and'shoos cause corns,  loway's Corn Cuie is tho aiticle to use.  a bottle at once and cure your corns.  Hoi-  Gof  John D. Rockefeller has purchased  a 2000-acre tract of landr along the  banks of the I-Iudson. He intends  erecting a million dollar palace, constructing waterfalls, artificial lakes,  miles of fine roadway, and when  Tt is a fine thing to be the son of an  oilocrat.  The creature most tenacious of life  is the common sea polyp. One may  ,be split into half a dozen sections,  making as many animals. They may  ���������be turned inside out, when they apparently enjoy themselves just as  well as before. If two be divided  and placed end to end, the result will  be a monster, having a head at each  extremity.  Add a littlo su^ar to milk to prevent it  sticking to the vessel while boiling.   ���������  To keep cheese moist and prevent its  molding wrap it in a cloth wet with cider  vinegar. "���������'��������� .     ���������..'.-  When recooking cold potatoes, cut'them  in thin slices, dredge with seasoned flour  arid set in a little hot fat.'  If corned beef is very.red, which means  it i# very salt, put it to cook in cold water. This draws out a portion of the salt.  Two teaspoon'fuls .of cream of tartar  and a teaspoonful of baking soda are  equal to three teaspoonfuls . of baking  powder. .,.'���������.  To make a boiled fowl look very white  put it into a floured cloth and let it simmer very gently from an hour to an hour  and a half in boiling water.  When cooking a small roast, first sear  it all over on a hot spider. This will immediately drive in the meat juices, and  less heat will be required in the oven.  If cod is boiled in salted water with a  bouquet of vegetables, a slice of onion, a  stalk of celery or a sprig of parsley and  half a dozen peppercorns, its tasteless-  ness will be replaced with a very agreeable flavor.  Pfo  Mixed  Drinks.  "Did the prisoner indulge in objurgations?" asked the young attorney of the  Witness.  f "No, sir," replied the latter. "I never  knew him to take anything but whisky."  ���������Pittsbunr Chronicle-TeleirraDh.  Bricks are now being burned, by  electricity, which promises to revolutionize the industry by greatly reducing the labor and cost. Tho wet  clay is put into a covered iron mold  which holds .1.000 bricks, a. strong  current, is turned on and in a short  time the/bricks are dried and burnt.,  and  arc  ready  for sale.  A wise man speaks well of his  friends, and of his enemies he speaks  not at all.  The United   States    has  now  third largest Hebrew   population  any country  in  the world.      One  cverv 70 is a Jew.  the  of  in  So rapidly docs lung irritation"spread and  deepen, thafc of ton hi a few \-.eoks a simplo  cough culminates in tubercular consumption.  Gi\ o heed to a cough, thero is always danger iu  delay. Get a bolfclo of Biclclo's Anti-Coiisump-  tivo Syrup, and cure yourself. It is a medicine  unsurpassed for all throat and lung Iroublos.  It is compounded from several horbs, each ono  of which stands afc tho head of tho list as exerting a wonderful influenco in curing consumption and all lung diseases. *  A man who loved and -won says  that tlie best man at a wedding isn't  the groom..',        / .  MINARD'S LINIMENT M Sale Everywhere.  Australia .now"���������breeds considerably  over 'double as many sheep, as tho  United States, tho numbers being  lOOV-j,millions to^39^5. millions. '  In the year 1750 tlie Lord Mayor  of London died of jail fever caught  during the assizes at Newgate, jail  feycr was a iorxn of typhus.  Good f������3* Baci Teeth  No ft Bad fox* Good TeetSi  Sozcdoni . . 25c  Sozodont Tooth Powder 25c  Large Liquid and Powder 75c  HALL Sc RUCKEL. New York.  Mr. Thomas Ballard, Syracuse, N.Y , writes :  "I havo been afilicted for nearly'a year.with  that mosfc-to-be-dreaded disease, dyspepsia, and  at times worn out with pain and want of sleep,  and after trying almost everything recommended, I tried one box of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. 1 am'now nearly well, and believe  thoy will euro mo. I would not be without  thorn for any money."  It's a lucky thing-for the average  man that he doesn't know some of  the things that other people*know-  about him.  If your children aro troubled with worms,  givo them Moltior Graves'Worm Exterminator ;  safe, sure, and ciToctual. Try ifc, aud mark tho  improvement in your child.  Shagreen, now made from the skins  of sharks' and rays, was a name originally' applied to a substance made  from the hides of horses and asses.  W. 'N.  U.  No.  35S. **j������5A.K  - j*    ���������**.-��������� ftj*   ������.���������������������������  u iti--" J-** *hx**l������.<St j������UM.UTattnL ^nkulM  ���������* JJfl Mirvi'S.rifcJUhit.lMtt  :,*oc-rrfi-*-*-rt--w-rt*#^ naa������������t������-^������������-������^������*Tir->*-i������i**t*-i������������'-������-s������ii'i-i������ *��������������� ���������*������.*������������������*������t* ***>-������*������,  !_,_.___.. 1T���������^ir������������"!.f-^"   .������������MM-..1������..L^I���������^.  ISSUED   EVERY   WEDNESDAY.  Subscription, $2 a year, in advance  TO. JB. Bnoersoh. 'JgMtor  l*!  It,  I a  w  J'������*  I If*  Is  ������   o  J**!  I  If  Iff"  Ik  IB*  1.4  k  i'f. *  I'ir.  l **-i  |?$ .  r  h'<  i ti  5  I? <  hi  Is'.)  1.1  I hi  I"1')  lit)  I?/'  m  *>  *i  V  If'.*-  "I  'I  ,     I  \\~Vy  $���������'���������'���������  * -'i  nil  '"-  S3" Advertisers who want th; ir ad  hanged,    should   get    copy m  12 a.m. day before issue'  .   Subscribers    failing   to    receive     Thk  r Nkwh regularly will confer a favor by   noti-  fying the   omce., * ,'  Job 'Work Strictly C.JO. D.  Transient Ads Cash, in Advance.  .Meeting of the Legislature.-  The third session of the present  Parliament ,was formally opened by  , Lieut. Governor Joly on Thursday,  ,  the 20th ult.    The speech, from the  throne' deals with, several  Lnpor-  tant  matters���������the recent negotia-.  tions with the Federal Government  with  regard to railway subsidies,  fishery development, railway rates,  ��������� oh agricultural subsidies, immigra;  tion, finance and the development  of unsettled territory by means of  railway's.   -Owing to the absence of  speaker * Booth,    Mr   Po'oley   was  elected speaker, and took.the chair.,  After some   routine   business   Mr  Helmcken, on a 'question'-of privilege,-moved that a writ be issued for  the election of a member to fill the  vacancy in the Legislature caused'  by the resignation,of the���������Hqn. Mr  Turner, one of the membersfor Victoria City/  The, Premier, in reply-,  '     ing, eaid that " the delay had been  caused' by Mr Helmcken,  who had  beon asked to take a position in the  Cabinet, and who had led him (Mr'  Dunsmuir) to believe that he would  accept it.    He (Mr Dunsmuir) had  waited 'for a..month'for an answer  from Mr Helmcken, who had never  told .him that he5 would not accept  * the position, and in fact he did not*  know 'that he; would not enter the  'GoVernmen't'until he,saw in a re-  - port of .Mr Bod well's meeting tha t  he. would, not "join the Govern  , menCV Mr Helmcken denied the'  truthjof the Premier's statement":  and the Premier replied: "All lean  Bay*xb, that it is the truth." Mr  Helmcken's decided opposition to  the' Dunsmuir.' Government has  caused some surprise, as it is well  known that he hascalways straddl-  edv thej* fence since he became a  member of tb_e Legislature. Possibly his trimming propensities have  had much to do with his non-suc-  cess as a politician. He was always  very amiable   and accommodating,  * but heretofore would never commit  .himself to one side or the other.  Th������ debate was* adjourned until  Monday on a division of 18 to 15.  On.Monday the speech from the  throne was'to have'been considered  but the session of the House was  taken up by a prolonged wrangle  over the allotment of the members'  Beats? Mr Richard McBride considered that he was entitled to take  . the-seat held by Mr Joseph Martin,  the opposition leader, during 'the  last' session of the Legislature.    Mr  . Martin,' however, refused to give up  the seat. *' Mr Smith Curtis took a  hand in- the row, and endeavored to  hold the seat against all comers,  but Mr-M-artin'managed to regain  his seat after many attempts to'  pull him out of the chair. Finally  the friends of the belligerents interfered, and the House,  by a vote of  ,16 to 19, ordered, that the assignment of seats should remain as fix-  ���������d at the last session; o'f the Legislature. 'When Mr Speaker Booth  takes Che chair the '.Government  will have a fair working majority,  with  a   certainty of. its beiug  in-'  . creased'from, day to day. Neither  th-; House nor the Government will  be. bull-dozed by politicians of the  Smith'-'Curt'it: and McBride stripe.  W   ' , ' ��������� '       i - i I     Ri  e������@^SJ������SgS������Sg@g@@@gj*?sg^@g^ I  vlv       - * .    * ;3>.<i  ;s^ss!  TE  A-  DIRECT t'rom,the GROWER to the CONSUMEE  C. J. MOORE. Sole Agent  THE bENSUS RETURNS "o^  '    BRITISH, COLUIV1BIA.  ���������*��������� ...  By a census bulletin just issued,  the population-of ; the cities' and  towns of British Columbia is:���������  Names.'     ' ' 1901   , 1891  Alberni.' : ; .':       502  Poit.Moody ���������".'. .'       539  Vancouver .'..!   26,133 ' 13,709  New Westminster...'.     6,499 '   6,678  Cumberland *....    1,149  Nanaimo      6,130  Victoria.....' 20,816    16.S41  Columbia        350 ,  Cranbrook ..'.     1,196  r Fernie..' '... Tl.640  Goldon ".'..' .'..'.       705  Grand Forks      1,012  Greenwood  1,358 ?  Kamloopa. .." .'.'.'... 1,594  Kaslo...... .>.....:. 1,680 '  ,Movie '..-. ^   5S2  ,  ��������� ^ *  Nelson..!.-....'  5,273  Phoenix >..-......'.        866  Revelstoke ������..l.. '. 1,600  Rossland.:.... .'..'... 6,159  Sindon _...!...         551  Slocan        950  Trail ...���������  1,360  Vtrnon.  802  The population of the towns and  cities <of   British   Columbia   over  -4.000 is thus :"��������� -  *  NAmes.             ��������� ' 3901/  Nanaimo *   6 130  Nolson "...    5,273  N'������w Westminster '...    6 499  r *���������  Rossland i.    6,159  Vancouver *...... 26,133  V'ctdria _.... 20.S16.  1891  '6.678  c  13,709  ;16>S41  Cursirfg andr Swearing.  e*irKtxx?txjKrtina:*m!o#BMa ���������#-.���������*  - ��������� [Contributed-BV C.-I. S.]  I have often thought we would do well,'  as a city yet in its mfarcy, to take into  consideration the origin ,of cursing and  swearing, when, and by whom, it was  first used, and its consequences.  I   have  heard  yoKng  children taking  God's  name in  vain'"in a most shocking  manner.    My heart aches for these poor  little ��������� ignorant    neglected   ones,    who  thoughtlessly bring upon themselves the  wrath  of God '   Whose example is this  the result  of?     They have  heard older  people use this awful  way of expressing  their feelings'or children would never use  it.     Who is  responsible for their awful  sin?    Now, with'regard to its origin, we  have no account of Satan ever cursingr or  using profane language, although he was  the first to sin, and all sin is directly or  indirectly traceable to him.    Yet we~read  ���������in the Hoy Bible, when Satan addressed  Jesus our saviour,  he uses these words,  "What have  we  to  do with  thee, thou  Jesus of Nazareth?   I   know  thee  who  thou  art,  the  Holy One  of God,"   and  "Ait thou come to destroy us  before the  time.'' Read Matthew viii-29; Markj-24;  Luke iv-34; and Job I.    Now, please notice this compared with man's way especially when he is intoxicated, he uses awful  language   compared with this.    He calls  upon God to damn his soul and the souls  of  his   wife,   children,   and   compnnions  with whom he is talking.   Then why docs  Satan   not  curse  and   blaspheme God's  name like man does? simply because  he ,  is   not   so  ignorant  as  man is,  and he  knows more about God than man  does.  As Satan was an angel  of great  beauty  he aspired  to be  in   God's   place   and  through pride and rebellion he fell.   Still,  sinful as he is, he knows more about God  than   man   does,   and   fears   his   awful  wrath. ' ���������  If all who curse and swear will take  their Bibles and read the twenty-fourth  chanter of Leviticus, they will see who  the first man who cursed and blasphemed  was, and its consequences, as God caused him 'to he stoned to death. If they  re;id this chapter carefully 1 think thev  will never curse or blaspheme God's  name again or be able to hear it without  COAL  MINES  REGULATION  ACT.       ���������      ~   .,''  Board, of Examiners.  1TOTICE is hereby given-that the foIloV-  ll     ing constitute tho Board of  Examiners  for the Comox Mine during tbe year 1902 :  Appointed,by the Owners:���������Richard Short,  ��������� . and David Walker.  Alternates���������James Strang and Alexander  Somerville. ''>  1 Appointed by the,.Lieutenant-Governor, iu  Council���������William Johnston. *  Elected ��������� by the Miners���������James  Reid,. and  ' "John Comb. 1,  1 '     - y     - - \ ���������    :  . <  -1   Alternates���������Thomas" Doherty and Richard Coe. i.  Note���������Alternates act as Members of the  Board In the abseuce of those regularly appointed of elected to act'.thereon.  All persons interested may obtain full information by applying to the Sec������etary to  the* Board, Mr Wm. Johnston, Cumber-  land. B.C. ' -     ������    ���������  Dafed this 24 th day of February, 1902.  ... MALLCOTT RICHARDSON,- -  _   Secretary, Department of Mines.  -      NOTICE. ,*  ENGlNEERS^Fiwinen, _Machinists aiid  EJectriciana'seiid f������r 40-page Pamphl.*\,  containing Questions asked hy Examiuing  Board of Eugirieers to obtain E/igineers  License.���������Address, Geo. A. Zellib, Pub-,  libher, 18 S. 4thSt., St. Louis, Mo., IKS. A.  ells'  Bakery.  Bread, "Cakes   and   Pastry.   '.   I  '  Delivered Daily by Van.  Dnnsmiiir Itbbub, -''���������������������������      Gnmburliuul.  i. .   .  -Acs  9%g������  ..���������i 3a(   I ,\  Hardware,     Paints,   ;.Varnishes,     :.  Wall -, Paper,       Paint   Brushes,..  - - - i   ^< j- - ������#"'���������*,*-*   \    r  -, <  '  'Door'--Mats,.', ���������    '" &c.J;'''''���������'' '&'G.':;'.;;*':  u  MORTGAGE SALE  BY TENDER  *OF PROPERTY. IN the TOWN-  SITE  .���������_OF /',CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  NDE-R and by Virtue of tha Power of  Sale contained.in a certain Mortgage, dated the-iSth day of July, 1895,  between Charles Francis Whitney and  The Canadian Mutual Loan and Investment Company, there will be offered for  Sale by tender to be opened on March  24th, 1902, the following property, namely:'���������Lot Six in.Block Six in the. Town-  site of Cumberland, as shown on Map  522. - All tenders to be mailed in sealed  envelopes addressed to Macdoneil, Mac-  Master & Geary, 51 Yonge Street, Tor-  omo Tenders must be leceived at the  above .address on or before the 23rd day  of March, 1902, when same will be opened. The property is situate on the North  side of Dunsmuir Avenue, and on the  same are said to' be two Frame Dwellings used as. a Printing office and  Dvyelling-house.  TERMS.���������   o     '  Ten per cent, of purchase price to be.  paid when the offer is accepted and the  balance within Thirty days thereafter.  The property will be sold subject to a reserved hid.  For further particulars and conditions  of sale apply to Macdonell, McM =vster~  & Geary, 51'Yonge Street, Toronto.    '  TRANSFER,   NOTICE.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that I  will apply at the next silling of  the ��������� Licence 'Commipsionera of  Cumberlami for a Transfer of  License for the Waverly Hotel  from John Richardson, late of  said hotel, to myself.  .    SAML. SHORE.  (Sgd) JOHN RICHARDSON.  12-2-02    At,       '���������"������������������...  .: News come* of ihe death of. j-  Speaker iiooih in California. He j  had been ill for a long time, and j  the end was not unexpected. It is j  probable that Mr Pooley will succeed him. .' !  a shudder. Now, the most wonderful  thing about it, to my mind, "is God's infinite, love. That He can love sinners  who commit such an awful sin against  His Holy Name and offer them pardon  and eternal life if they repent and do-  right.'' ;    '   .' ;' ��������� ���������'.���������'.'���������  . MUNICIPALITY OFTHB CITY  OF CUMBERLAND.  rriCE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the  Court of Revision for tbe Municipality  of Cumberland, B.C., for bearing all complaints against the Assessment as-made by  the'Assesaor of the said Municipality, will  be he]d. 3u the City Plall the 14th day of  March next, at 7.30 p.m., and so.on from  day to day.until* all'the complaints shall  have been heard. .  Dated this 18th day of February, 1902.  ���������   LAWRENCE W. NUNNS, 0.M.0  19-2 02   4t  Bansmnlr Itentte  U.UJ  Cumberland, B:C;  f, A. ������1. PEACEY,;.Dr^i8t-&;StatiimW^  i& '      -    *   'FOR -THAT-GDUGH.-'-RrV^ j,;,:- ^-k  '���������������������> ,, ...       -   -   WSJ  W) _  h-.WINT''E'R'S :  TNSTA-NT '.  - !.. :-���������   " -  COUGH CUR;fe,  ITS   A  GOOD  ONE, -AND   RELIABLE  FOK     CHILDRUN      AND      ADULTS.  We   are   selling   our  TOILET SOAPS   at   Cost ^to   make      ffl  l/t      ^om. Finest   GLYCERINE   and   CASTILE   SOAPS  Away Down. >   ' 7 ���������'  STORE OPEN Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.  and from s p.m. to 6 p.m.   - ,'   \  Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland, B.C.  133 EASTINGS ST., - 00   rxrnr**^r^������, -  Vancouver, B.C. ,,. ,    .     ZlZ.        ���������  Victoria, B.C.  January 1st.'; 1902' ' "  MESSRS GIDEON HICKS'& C0.,   wish  all their  Customers  a  Happv'Ne*  Year, and beg to announce that in future they will trade under a new title, vizi- '   '  31Hicks & Lovick Piano do;  The Management of The Hicks & Lov.ck Piano Co. is m exactly the same hands  as under the old title and all accounts are payable as usual.  WRITE   US   F03    CATALOGUES.  oaaiBipaetnj'.'gimfvBBjmiMgwfl  IN  THK  MATT.KR    OF    THE    THUSTEES  AND  EXECfUTOKS.  ���������and��������� '.  In thk matter or thk  Estate of  ���������    Stafford MoKejcvey, deceased,  All Persons having claims or demands  agaiust the Estate of Stafford Mc-  Kelvey,, deceased, are required to file  with the undersigned particulars of  their claims duly verified before March  15th,   1902. '  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,: that after  the said date the Executrix will pro-  ceed to distribute the Estate having regard  only to the claims of which she shall then  have had notice aud she will not he liable  for the proceeds of the estate or any part  thereof, so distributed, to any person of  whose claim such Executrix shall iiofc have  had notice at the time of the distribution  thereof.       '  Dated at"Victoria, B.C., Feb. 3rd, 1902.  ROBERTSON & ROBERTSON,  Solicitors fok Executrix.  12-2-02   4't  Hand Made Single  .:. HARNESS...  $15, $20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  Factory Harness $10, $12 <t $1S  epairing Neatly Done  while you wait.  WANTED  All kinds.plain sewing.     Work  promptly attended   to.    Apply   to  fl MISS OLSEN, at Mra  R   Grant's  ��������� &  ������������������A  i

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