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Array It:.  /fl  c '  TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B. C.   TUESDAY,   MARCH 3,  1903-  I  V <  fe  3  ;���������  i  E  Make your Purchases at  iG    Store  . And Save Money.  To Cash Buyers we are giving a Discount of  10 per cent en all Goods except Groceries.  Tin  I*" 1  Stfi.  \X7E -arc receiving NEW  GOODS by every boat,  following are tor hand :~   (,       ,    _  Ladies and Children's Whitewear.  Ladies Wrappers and Aprons. ,  A choice assortment of Embroideries.  All-over Embroidery,    Fancy Cotton,  Fancy Linen, Plain and Fancy Handkerchiefs, ,'.'.'  All the latest things  in   Gents  Shirts.  S. LEISER & Co., Ltd.  *i%mm??$tfs>,!*ISBSaxsm':i  1,0  r*'  W  ���������s  I  ft'    '   1  =3___22fc3gSS3i"-������S^ S������S������= Sgcij^gSeggs^  Nicholles &.Renoiif, Ld."'f  ��������� ���������    .- * \       -c    j  /     61  YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B   C. ,   j[  HARDWAKeImILL AND)  Ladies, Your Attention:  Send us y.our Name and Address on a post card and we  will send vou   by return   mail  A Calendar for 1903.  It contains  niauy    '-'pointers  the  Best  Place   to  Bey  th  at  will  please  you,   as  well as  keep  you  posted  on  Furniture, Carpets & complete House furnishings  Write at once as we have only a Few.  WEILER BRUST" Victoria, B.C.  COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  Boaed. of Examiners.  \j OTICE is hereby given that the  ���������*��������� '    ing constitute the Board of E>  ie following constitute tne .tsoara pi iSxsminers  for the Comox Mine during the year 1903���������  Appointed  by  the  Owners���������1,   Richard  Short, 2, David Walker.    Alternates���������  1, James Strang.,  2, John Kesley.  Appointed   by   the   Lieut.-Governor   in  Council���������������������������Wm. Johnston.  Elected  by the  Miners���������1,  James Reid,  2, John Comb.    Alternates���������1, Richard  Coe, 2, Wm. Mc-Leilau.  Note.���������Alternate.-, act as Members of the  B a'd in the absence of {hose regularly ap-  pi in ted or elected to act thereon.  All persons interested may obtain full in  formation  by applying  to the Secretary to  tho Board,   Mr Wm. Johnston,   of  Comox,  B.C.  Dated this 18th day of. February, 1903.  R. F. TOLMIE.  Deputy Minister of  Mines..  INTEBMEDIATE   FOOTBALL,.  Although the last' game between  Cumberland and Ladysmith was  won by the former, thus making  another game between the two  necessary, we understand that no  word as to future schedule games  has yet reached this team. As our  boys have strong chances of winning the cup, they must see to it  that they are not side-tracked by  any fluke. By-the-way, in talking  to the bo3*-s after their trip, it was  pleasing to observe that they spoke  highly of their treatment when below. The Nanaimo teams especially  ���������oi uld not do enough io make their  visit a pleasant one.  We can sell you what j'ou want  in furniture and house furnishings  as cheap as you en bu_\ U in the  Province. Cash payment when you  le.ve the order, the balance in  monthly payments.���������S. H, Biggs.  Druids Annnal Banquet  Cumberland Grove, U.A.O.D. met  on   Tues-day evening  last  at   the  Waverley Hotel'at a well prepared  supper,.in which it is the custom of  ihe Children of the Oak once each  year to indulge.    Besides; he brethren of the Order, a number of visitors, representative of  the  various  other  societies,   &c.;. were present.  After partaking of the, liberal fare,  the  chairman,   Mr J. B, McLean,  announced' lhat  the   usual  toasts  would  be given,   and a'fesv rs6r"g-"  would   be  sung   to  vary  the'pro  gramme, nnd after a few appropriate remarks on- the' occasion, proposed  the health pf His Majesty.  This having been  drank, and the  National sung, brothers F. Scavardo  and   B.  Bardezoni  were called on  for a duet, which they gave in grand  style, arid, with felling effect' Toast,  tlie President of. the United States  followed, being.most ably replied to  by Mr Geo. Clinton.   Bro. Ginsberg,  was   then   called, on   for  a song.  Toast,   King   William,  and , King  Victor Emmanuel." ^  In proposing  this, the Chairman explained ' that  Druidifcm     was     widely   diffused  throughout Germany and Italy, and  it is in recognition of this, fact that  the toast, so seidom given in, this  country, was proposed.,  Bro. Ginsberg  answered   for Germany, Brc.  Magnone  for  Italy.   . Toast,   th.  G'-and Grove.    Thiswas responded  to in a most interesting manner by  the Chairman,   who, in speaking of  the Druidic Oider.'said that people  were   in   many_. cases  .p.-ejudic-ed  against joining it for the reason that  they thought it was composed en-  -" ireiV of -foreigner*!., butt his wisnTl  ^!*t-'r-*^v���������!l*.i'.^**,^'^rv^v���������;l���������^;'^l������������������>-#',Vfi��������� **<������������������-.'. -V'.'-'-j-vi'.'-''  '-'soV-nM'n ny^oreig'ners'recognised the  advantages of the Order, and joined ���������  Religion and politics we������e rigidly  excluded from its work, ai.d in this  "respect, it was different from most  secret societies, in that ho member  was required to take an oath on the  Bihle. A candidate must simply be  of good character, and have visible  mean" of support. Cumberland  Grove was the most prosperous in  B.C , having a larger membership  than any other north of California.  (Applause). Toast, Kindred Societies. ,. A.F. & A.M., G. W. Clinton  aud J. Morrochi; Encampment, W.  Connors; 1.0 O.F., T. E. Bate, L.  O.L., J. Mc Leod; Woodmen, O.H.  Fechner; K's of P. were not represented. Toast, Well. Colliery Co ,  Manager Matthews; City of Cum:  berland, Aid. T, E. Bate; Press, W.  B. Anderson ; Host and Hostess ;  Auld Lang Syne.    c .  _  The majority of the diners then  adjourned across the way to. the  ballroom, wheie'a large number  were enjoying the mazy dance to  excellent muse provided by Messr>  Smith and Sidney. It was late in  the morning wlv nyour corre!-*pon  dent took himself home, over what  seemed an extremely uisfrd and  narrow sidewalk, (Aid. Bate please  note) but still the merry dance  went on, as a finale to the hospitable Druids' .very successful and  acceptable entertainment.  PAULL'S PHOTO STUDIO at  Cumberland now open. Call at  once as our stay must necessarily  be short this time.    Call at once.  BASKET    BALL.  The first cup games took place in  Cumberland Hall Friday. Juniors  ���������Eagles.. 17;.Cinverv, 12. Seniors  ���������Counters, 13;   Comox, 7.  Next matches take place Friday  evening next when Unknowns vs.  Mohawks, and Maples vs. Shamrocks take the floor.  Telegraphic News.  Nanaimo. Feb. 25.���������Theconces  sions made by the Company are as  follows :���������Snpr.. Russell concedes  the safety lamp matter, it being too  trivial foxstrious consideration,and  the allowance'will be continued.  The Company will give eighty cents  a ton net fur. the lower seam long  wall work. This will give employment to ��������� every idle man in town.  The mines will be inspected to-night  and work begun in morning.'  ��������� The 20 per cent, advance comes  up later.  a  Vancouver, March 2.���������Chas. A.  Semlin, Opposition candidate, defeated Dr Sansome in Provincial B.  C: election, West Yale, Friday, by a  lar^e.. majority, the'total vote be-  iug Semlen 227,   Sansome 149.   '<>  Vancouver, March 2.���������The Brotherhood uf Rnilway'Employees of  the C.P.R., went out on strike yesterday at noon, when 300 cleiks.  left theJreight transportation and  telegraph departments. The trouble  started, according to Supt. Marpole,  over the dismissal of a freight clerk  named Forrest, for refusing to resign  from the Union. The Brotherhood  demanded* his* reinstatement, this  demand w;s refused at 9.30 to-day.  The Brotherhood'gave the railway  management until noon to reinstate  Forrest, this not being done a strike  was ordered, and the* whole length  of. ���������������*- line, wttioh involves over 1000  clerks in the system, nofc many as  ,yet beh/nging to the Brotherhood in  i'oronto and Montreal, but the union beiig thbioughly organised between Vancouver aid Winnipeg.  Vancouver,1" March 2���������80 freight  handlers at the C.P.R. docks joined  the r-Unred   Brotherhood   Railway  .Employees strike this rnorning and  now aho t 125 freight men are but.  The men employed to take the place  of the strikers are being housed' near  tiie depot building in cars. The  Company is making preparations to.  fiahtJtoui.L   -    .' ._-.' <*' <���������/; ..    ;   ���������; /-: _.  ;:> Yesterday a man "named5 Reinn*  was badly beaten on the wharf. .. .,  Victoria, March 2.���������Some light  was let in on the methods by which  T.Pattersbn, MPP, elect, secured his  seat in Nori h Victoria, in the Vic-  tot i i Police Court on Thursday. This  evidence s-h-wed that. S.S. Iorquois*  was sent to Vancouver to carry paid  impersonators bought by Mr Patterson's self-confessed agents, at $5 a  head, to the polls at Galiano Island,  that Brocky Phillips Robinson a  longshoreman of Vancouver, assem  bled two dozen or more in the side  room of a waterfront hotel in Vancouver and carried out the expedition to Galiano Island where they  voted for Mr Patterson under the  names of others.  Vancouver, March 2nd���������All the  saw-mills and shingle-mills in Vancouver are to do away with the  Chinese and Jap labor entirely,  .that is if they can replace the Ori  entals with Whites to whom they  are willing to pay iu My fifty per  -cent in advance of what is now given  Victoria, March 2.���������An r on need  today that R. Dunsmuir & Sons  will re open the Alexandra mines  at South Wiliington with Mr Faulds  as superintendent. New "linkers  will be.built, the old ones���������wo-e torn  down a year ago when the.mine  was closed after the labor -rouble  with the miners*.; The Wei. Col. Co,  has also started boring for coal four  miles northxf.Ladysmith. At Extension the output may he increased  by the addition of a third shift  employing 200 extra men.  Ladysmith, March 2��������� This morning a gang of men started work at  Alexandra mine which is reported  to be opened at once. The demand  for coal is so great that the present  s mrces of supply are inadequate���������  13 vessels of all classes are in the  harhor today.  Victoria, March 2,���������Letters from  North state a fi.e occurred on str.  "Wellington" when she was cross-  in" Queen Charlotte Sound on her  way No.th with coal as a result of  explosion of lamp in one of the  rooms. Damage amounting to $2000  was done.  Duncans, March 2���������After a hard  game in which three men had to  leave the field, the Nanaimo Association  football   team   defeated   the  None but the Best.  'pHIS IS THE BEST PLACE from  which to order  Supplies  for your  familv, for  we  but  none' but the   best  supplies in all lines.    Nothing pays better.  for the money expended than  NUTRITIOUS   FOODS.  You need just that sort.     We supply the  best of everything at all times.  MOORE :  BROS.  J OABD   OF   THANKS.  The Hospital Board of Directors  at their last regular meeting tendered a vote of thanks to the Robert  Burns Anniversary Committee for  their generous donation of receipts  from their annual banquet.  . _,  Cowichan's by a score of 2 to nil.  Victoria,' March 2���������-At yesterday's  meeting of the B.C. Mining Associ-   ,  ation the following resolution was    *  adopted:���������" Resolved that Govern-  mentof B.C. be hereby requested   ������  to forthwith appoint a commission.  of three members to examine into _   ,  the mining industry on the question _  bf -capital and   labor therein  employed, commission to be regarded  as a'conciliation board in any mining labor troubles..   Before convene ,  tion adjourned Premier Prior anr    a  nounced,.amidst tremendous cheer-  vin^that. the  Government; \would ;"_/.  defray all expense to send at once ������,  a delegation chosen by the convention to Fernie in an attempt to settle the disastrous strike there..  The committee leaves'to-night for  Fernie.  We repair all kinds of  furniture!  at  reasonable  rates.     The Corner  Store,.S. H. Riggs-  Swing your calico's- on* St. Patrick's night,.  The stork brought another nice  little girl to Frank Jayne's house  last week.  We put down all linoleumsand  hang all blinds bought at the store.  Stanley H. Rigge  R. Hanna was injured by a fall  of rock in No. 5 Monday. By last  reports he was doing as well as  possible.^  On Thurslay last Mr Harri-  gan of Co n-x was married to Miss  Smith, who recently arrived from  Scotland. The bride having no relatives in the district, was given  away bv Mrs Wilkinson. Thece.e-  mony being p������rfo* med at St-George's  Presbyterian Church by Rev. Mr  Glassford assisted by Rev. Mr R.  Wilkinson.  Mr G. A. McLaughlin and bride  who returned from their honeymoon  trip last week, are receiving the  congratulations of their many  friends at Union Bay. Mrn McLaughlin was formerly Miss Marshall of Coquittam. The marriage  took place at the residence of the  bride's mother, the knot being tied  by Rev. xMr Irvine of Sapperton.  Our Nob Hill correspondent tells  us that two noted shots of that burg  started out one clay last week to get  ducks, seeing that the season was  nearing its end. Every good citizen  of the Hill was notified to meet the  hunters upon their return and get  their share of bird?. This was duly  done/and the bag made was as follows���������1 sawbill, 1 flat-footed diver,  1 horrible volume of bd language,  (��������� *.    i y Heart's Darli  $ $ ������   ���������  (i ���������     ��������� < t  c BY W. HEIMBURG  Atatiue* ol   "A Penniless Orphan,*  "Gertrude's  BSaxri&ge,"    ���������  "Her Only Brother/ Etc^ Etc 2  "Did  and siunia'  to somehow       arc  she     loaned  ��������� and wept.  Have      .vuu���������  CHAPTER  V.  '"The ladies are in the ��������� garden,"  said Frau Counselor's thin little  maiden. ������������������ .  I.ucic foit her way down t.lie dark  6!airs again, and weal through the  little garden'to' the arbor.  "Is  it you?"   said  her  lover.      and  ���������stepped .'out  to   meet  her.   "Did   you  ���������not just  meet  my  mother  'They  went   in. to  attend  ���������thing.   lint   first   of   all,  ���������tilings' over  there?',',  .'Instead   of  answering  ,, "'iier head  on  liis  shoulder  '   .  "What    is '  it," then?  -spoken  to  her?" , '     '  . She nodded. "Tier intended hus-  .'���������baiul lias written to break ' off his  ������������������engagement," she whispered, "on ac-  -colint of her father."        ��������� ���������  - "Poor  woman!"   he said, - feeling';/.  "Did you talk to her and scold     her  -.about her foolish  attempt,  you good  'little Samaritan?" " c  "Yes,  Alfred;   I .did everything that  , -/you  wished me."    ���������  "As if I did not know the ��������� first.  ���������'time I saw you what*a. splendid doctor's wife you would make."  ��������� She   leaned   against   him.       "Where  was that? Say���������was it in Mathilda's  -sick- room?"  "No,   indeed;   it      was  when*-'   you  '.'.-"���������Sound up Bebe's  bad h.and."  "Oh,  yes!"     said she.   "And     that  'made such  an impression "upon you?"  "Of  course,   and  still-    more      the  ���������delicate venison steaks that you used'  ���������"to prepare  for my patient.,"  "Ach,    'for    shame!   'how  common-  ;place!"  "'But allow mc,"'hc added, mock-  ���������-'Sngly. "if housewifely ability does  ���������*:aot impress a man, what should?"  viHe patted her cheek ancj kissed her.  '"What ���������won my heart was your1 cheerful disposition and.your fresh' na-  .   iurc," he thought. ���������   _ ,'  ���������    But he did not.'piit it in words;  he  '.���������belonged   to   that     'class  of     persons  ���������'that'keep what they, value most shut  '-down,'in their  * hearts,   locked  up   in  '.'themselves,  that can not express     it,  -and pass  for     cold      and  indifferent..  -���������Only   after   long   acquaintance      and  treal study  does  one learn to   . know  ���������������������������them and" to prize them doubly.  *'"   They  sat  silently   by  each      other.  ''She1 had  such high  ideal  thoughts-of  love���������she found it so easy  to understand  that  one  could die if  the    object of one's affection were lost. Her  .young    heart '  asked  if he loved     in  that way, and she sat gazing dreamily at the blue sunshine.  After a few minutes the Frau Counselor; came along the path. She returned the young girl's greeting cool-  at,  :he  be  her  up-  rrG  steal      the  beautiful  goes  to  him.      It  is  SSy,  and     remained  standing  'entrance to   the arbor.  "Do     you  not   think   it would  '-���������better,  Alfred,"   she  asked, .with  ���������shrill voice,   "if the man were to  J-holstcr the sofa    in our house?  ���������will certainly  '.Iiorso-hair if it  -quite full;      it  belongs'to my moth-  ��������� cr's     time, ~ when,     people were not  - cheated with rags or sea-weed."    ���������  "Certainly,   mother;   certainly,"   he  ' returned,   cheerfully.  "Good-night,  Alfred. Come.  T.ucie,"  ���������-she said,  shortly;   "we shall  not     be  * able to sleep again on account of  the singing of the nightingales     and  ���������croaking of the frogs. If T had only  ���������thought about that horrid garden, I  ���������would not have rented this house."  Lucie'    looked     surprised   and  hurt.  Into her lover's face.     He smiled.  '���������"I wonder    if     that  woman     ever  -���������was young," thought the girl. * And  she stood'a long, long time at the  open window of her room, and look-  -ed  through  the     silvery-shimmer     of  'the ���������spring  night.       A  ray  of  moonlight, had   lighted     up   her little  sis-  ���������-"tor's photograph  on the bureau,  and  now. lay like a     harrow'line     across  ���������the low, .white-covered bed as Lucie  -sought her  couch.     She  had   scarcely  ���������-r.-ilJen asleep, when a bell sounded  through- tlie house. Vi'ith.a boating  ���������heart she jumped up and listened. After a little while she heard Alfred's  steps on the stairs, and soon after he  .shut the door.  Then _a  strange voice  '-spoke: siic listened as he answered:  ���������"I'-will come at once."  "Where  would   he  have  to go?    She  '.-1311111 her eyes and pictured to herself  how quietly he would step up to the  ��������� sick-bed,  and  could hear  his  cheerful  ' voice,   as   ho  asked   questions,     comforting     and     quieting.     "Ho    is  so  -good," she whispered, and folded her  hands ��������� upon, her breast. And she stayed awake until he came back    Home  Iiours later.  spotless freshness that it was much  more attractive than' the old brown  cashmere street-dress turned by the  .Fran Counselor into a morning gown;  tlie worn seams and faded velvet  trimming giving the impression that  it, had just been brought out of the  rag-bag. ��������� - '  Lucie, in a, dainty morning-cap and  white apron, was pouring out the  coffee as Dr. Adler entered.  "Good-morning," said his mother.  "Where did you go' last night?"  ITe first kissed Lucie's forehead  thoughtfully, patted Dcttchen on the  shoulder, and then took his, place before a 'cup. which was adorned in  large blue Letters with the inscription: "For the head of the house,"  an attention 'from Dcttchen to' her  nephew  on  his  return  home..  "To Frau von Lowen's'/'" he said,  quietly, and reached out for a roli.  "Is she worse?" cried Lucie, in  an alarmed tone.  "She requires-the greatest care and  attention. I should be very glad.  Lucie, if you Avould go over, there  this, afternoon; she .begged particularly to have you.",  "Giadly," said the young girl.  "But  that   can  not  be,"   said     his  mother,   "we  are invited to  a coffee  party at the postmistress's. She    lias  particularly  invited "Lucie." '  "Then make her excuses. . I have  promised Frau von Lowen she should  have a visit from Lucie, and I .must  keep my word to a sick person."  "What is the matter with her? She  never troubles     herself     about     anybody." said the old lady, angrily.  "She is,nervous."  "That'is, she is fanciful!" cried his  mother. , ,  "No, it' is not that.. You cannot  judge of 'the matter, mother, as you  do not know the circumstances. However, I wish that Lucie, for Frau von  Lowen's sake .as a sick .person, and  for mine as a-physician, should - go  over and try to cheer her up a little." During- this debate' he .had  finished liis.coffee, *' and getting ..up'  took .his hat from a chair. -"Of.  course, only on condition that Lucie  is willing," he added.  She nodded-    assent,     and' followed"  him  to     the  door.   "What was     the  matter with her?" she whispered.  She had a fit of .despair; she has a  very nervous temperament. I found  'her pacing her room, frightened and  unable "to get her breath; t.hd* whole  house "was alarmed. She kept longing to come to you."    ���������   ,   .  '"Is it very serious?" asked the  girl,  with  anxious  eyes.  "No, no, my child; ��������� she will be  much quieter to-day. But she must  first of all be made'to think of other  things."  As Lucie returned to the sitting-  r'/Om, the -Frau Counselor was saying  to  her sister-in-law:  "Jt will be very embarrassing to  have to say that she has gone to  Frau von Lowen. Alfred, with all  his new-fangled ideas of tolerating  such things, had better have remained in the large town of H���������, where  Sodom and Gomorrah are thought  style."  But, sister-in-law," protested  Dcttchen, "what could he do? You  can rftot refuse the young baroness."  The Frau Counselor could evidently think of nothing; she satisfied herself with a long-drawn "No, no!"  and  turning  to  Lucie,  she said:  "Yesterday  morning you  forgot to  RURAL MAIL DELIVERY.  ���������)"  Summing   Up of  tlie   Situation As It Appears to the Globe.  Rural delivery of postal matter has  proved so  much  of  a'success  in    the-  United States  that it is being steadily    extended.  . The   'first  year     but  $50,000   was   appropriated     for     tho  service.    ' For  the  current fiscal ye?..  $7,000,000    has    been" appropx-ia^od  During    the     interval  the  number,  of  rural  delivery  routes   has   been      expanded     from  148'to   11,(550.       The  area   covered" by   rural' delivery   carriers     now        comprehends     300,000  square miles  and contains  7,000,000  inhabitants.        The   whole   area       to  which,  the  Postoflice  Department ' intends   ultimately   to   give   rural      delivery    embraces     a      million  square  miles,  and the cost of such, service is  computed    at   $24,000,000:        From  that cost,  however,  must  be deducted the additional revenue.    How considerable an  income may  be counted  upon  from cthis   source   will   be    evident when it is pointed out that last  year'' while the increase of receipts in  Uio rural regions generally was   only  2.4  per  cent,  there  was,  on, the  other hand,   in  those sections  which  enjoyed a full rural  delivery service an  increase  of  receipts   amounting to"10  per  cent.     Neither  is  the, income  derivable from  the  sale   of money    orders'and    the   registration   of  letters  by rural delivery carriers to be overlooked.      Last   year   nearly   115,000'  letters  and packages   were registered  by carriers  in  isolated farming communities. , - o   , '  In view of these figures, it is cer-'  tain not ��������� only that.rurVl deliveries  render a material service to farmers,  of which hitherto they have, been deprived, but also that such, deliveries  tend'to become self-supporting. Last  year, although the rural deliveries-  had been in operation on a' continually increasing scale since 1898, the  postal deficit had shrunk from $11,-  000,000 in 1897 to' a little over 82,-  000,000. It'is calculated that no  fewer than 20,000,000 inhabitants of  the United States'are interested in  the extension of free deliveries to  tho rural districts. , ��������� ,  In Canada tho distribution of population may not as yet-be favorable  to any extensive employment of , a  rural free delivery system. Free city  delivery is defended on the score that  as much is chai'g-eil for a letter which  is not-carried on the railways at all  as for one that is carried hundreds,  perhaps thousands, of miles before  reaching the addresses. Some persons point0 out tliat there is a special stamp' by which one can havo a  letter delivered by a special messenger. A further application? they1 say,  might be made o'f^'that principle,  which would entitle a letter to be delivered to an address in the country.  The difficulties to be solved in con-r  neetion with this proposal are not  small, 'although' perhaps not insuperable. Increased population is the  best solution, even though, it may  be a slow one.���������Toronto Globe.  Oil, in leather makes cold 'mitts or gloves, because oil is a  "good conductqr" of cold.' That's why Indian tanned buckskin is warmer than common oil tanned leathers.  ��������� But buckskin is porous, and lets in the wind and absorbs  wet. Now "Pinto Shell," Cordovan is tanned without oil or  minerals, and it is absolutely wind,, water,'  cold proof-  boil, scorch and  -it is the toughest glove and mitt leather tanned.  It can be had' only in II.B.IO mitts and gloves.'  Will'not crack or harden, always flexible, warm and dry.  Sold by all dealers.   Seo thia trade mark '  If your dealer has not got them write us and send his name  Every,pair stamped VPinto' Slioil"   Cordovan  Hudson Bay Knitting' Co.  ' 30 St. George Street, Montreal.   ' 128 Princess Street, Winnipeg.   -  Makers of [Warm Clothing,' Mitts, Gloves, Underwear, Sox, Moccasins, etc.  108  &fi/  tKsfi Mis 4?U*<Ji   *f  THE THEORY OF IT.  good  London Speaker   on  tho Kiffhts  the Doukliobors and  of Animals.  CHAPTER TI.  Bay began early in the Frau Coun-  - celor's house." The family were  drinking their, coffee at half-past six  ���������Tante Dcttchen in a red plaid jacket and  quilted  petticoat,     and      her  -eight-cap over her thin little twist  of hair. She could not give up this  habit.although her sister-in-law did  aot spare  her  biting  remarks.      But  one. could  hardly  be vexed with her;  tlxis  primitive   neglige   was   of     su#^  dust the glass shade over the feather  flowers. Yesterday afternoon, when  the postmistress came, .she made  marks on it with her l.ngcr, and then  held it up to the light. I protended  not.   to  see it,   but���������"  ���������'Ach! forgive mo," said the girl,  andLbegan her dusting at once with  the glass  in question. .  About four o'clock'she' went to  Hortcnse. Before; her, with a state-,  ly tread, marched Frau, Adler, in a  brown silk dress, her cap, basket,  and wrap upon her arm. She had intended .starting somewhat before Lucie, although they were going in the  same direction, because she did not  want to see her son's future wife enter the Meerfeldt house. But she had  been detained by an acquaintance,  and had to let herself be overtaken  by a light step. ��������� Without turning  her head she allowed the girl to accompany her, and only out of, the  corners of her eyes did she see the  beaming- face.  "She ought to thank you for neglecting respectable people for her,"  said the old lady. "Alfred'will see  some time that I am right; but then  it is usually too late."  She nodded once more to Lucie as  they came near the gate, and with  her head erect strode on. .----r. .-*  I TO BU continued.],    t9i*$%'^  .I'tfti.  Only   For   Pleasure.  In a grand old city in the southwest  of England, one so grave, so solemn,  that it cannot see its own jokes, may  be read on the notice board of a grassy  inclostire: "Pleasure O rounds. Notice���������  These grounds are for pleasure only.  No games or play allowed!"  A Doulhobor    community    in    the  Canadian    Northwest    has    suddenly  asked itself by  what right it kept its  herds of domestic     beasts   in    subjection.    To ask the question was fatal.  Once admit the idea 'of rights in  this  connection,   and the   whole  fabric     of  animal servitude on  which' our civilization   rests     must    crumble     away.  .    .    .    .    The  Doukliobors    after  all,  have only given an  honestly  concrete  turn to    an   abstraction     which    has  long  been  an    obsession    in     modern  thought.    The  modern European Ian-1  guages ai'e much too rich in   abstract  terms.      It  is our   facility  in  dealing  in words like "territory" and "sphere  of  influence"'   that    makes war     possible.    Jf  we  thought  instead    of the  meadows, the  farms,  and  the    homes  we should seldom send  a Maxim gun  abroad.    So it is with the case of the  animals.    For  life .in  the abstract we  have all   of  us   developed  an     almost  morbid'   reverence.   , W.e     shrink;  from  the   responsibility   of  capital    punishment.,    while we heartily ' doom     the  criminal.tjo a death  in.life more terri-  "fyiiig than torture itself.    To  prolong  the. torments- ot" a dying man  we ran-,  sack every artifice  of the laboratory,  and pump   oxygen   into   a   frame  that  can only live' to  suffer. "What  wc lack-  is rather    the  respect     for   individual  lives-.   Tlie  mystery   of   the   biological  processes   impresses    us    profoundly,  and we  hesitate   to   stop   the    curious  machine   which   breathes   and    -.moves  and   assimilates.    It , is   the  aesthetic  sense that,  fails  us.    We  do  not    realize enough the worth of a. wild creature moving   with   grace   in   its     own  haunts and fulfilling in its own    way  the instincts  that a'-e so  much   more  complex than the physiological   business that  somehow    stirs  our veneration.    ...    In   strict   logic,   indeed,  it is hard to find a justification for a  middle course in the ethics of animal  employment.    Either one admits     or  one denies that animals  have   rights.  Admit it,   and  you    will  find  it  hard  to defend    their  servitude.      Donv  it,  and you make illogical your prejudice  against  the brutal   cartel',     and     the  viviscctor    who will   not    use   an  an-  aesthtic.���������London  Speaker.  When -some men give a' dollar to  charity they manage to get two dollars' worth of satisfaction from the  contemplation  of their generosity. . ~  Though   the   wind   is   invisible-   the  same cannot be said'of a sight.draft..  MISERABLE NIGHTS  What  to J>o When IJaby  Sleepless.  lit   Fretful fturt  It is wrong to take up a wakeful  baby from the cradle and walk it up  and down the floor all night. It demoralizes the infant and enslaves the  parents. Baby does not cry for the  fun of the thing; it cries because it is  not well���������generally because' its stomach is sour, its little bowels congested, its skin hot and feverish. Relieve it and it will sleep all night,  every night growing stronger in proportion. Just what mothers need is  told in 'a letter from Mrs. E. J-.  Flanders, Marbleton,--Que., who says:  '," I cannot say too much in favor of  Baby's Own Tablets. They have  worked like a charm with my baby,  who was very restless at night,' but  Baby's Own Tablets soon Drought  quiet sleep and rest. I shall never be  without a box while I. have a baby."  Baby's Own Tablets cure all minor  ailments of little ones, and are guaranteed to contain no opiate or harmful drug. They are sold at 25 cents  a box by all dealers, or you can get  them by mail, post paid, by writing  direct to the Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Out., or Schenectady,   N.Y.  It is,easier to brag of one's future  than it is1 to boast of one's past.  Severe colds arc "easily cured by the  use of Dickie's Anti-Consumptive Syrup,  a medicine "of extraordinarv penetrating'  and healing properties. ft is acknowledged by-those who"* have used it as shewing the bost'*"medicine sold for .coughs,  colds, inflammation-of the limps, and all  affections of the .throat and chest. Its  agreeableness to the taste" makes it a fa-  .vorite  with  the'ladies  and   children.?.  The   average   wife    dislikes   to   ask'  her   husband  for money   almost  oner  tenth as bad as  he  dislikes to  have  her  do it. ' .  You cannoto.be happy while you have  corns. Then do not delay in getting ' a  bottle of Holloway's Corn Cure. It removes all kinds of corns without  Failure  with it  is  unknown.  pain.  The easier it is for a man  into debt the harder it is for  get  ahead..  to run'  him to  When you meet  it'.s doughnuts to  you  a sure cure for  'worthless  man  he  can   tell  corns.  a  fudge  MinanPs Liniment is the best.  'An upright -life' is a safe  any system of religion. .  one  under  Minard's liniment is best Hair Restorer.  A mule imagines he has a musical  voice���������and a good many people seem  to -be built on the same mistaken  plan.  Help your children to p;row strong and  fobusr by counteracting anything that  causes ill-heath. One great 'cause if disease in children is worms.' Remove them  with Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator,    lt never fails. *  Like  Queen Victoria, Queen Alexandra has tombstones, erected over  the graves of'her pet dogs. .At Sand-  lingliam are the graves of two dogs.  Siberian   and  a  St.   Benin'-'I,    and  stones     are     inscribed     their  the length of  a  on  the  names,  time   thev  were  owned  by   Queen  Alexandr  dates o!" their deaths.  In  Lever  found  washing     woollens      and  s -Dry-   Soap    (a .powder)  very   satisfactory.  and   the  flannels,  will     be  Two good listeners may be friends,  but two  good talkers���������never .  No man  is able to  enough.  is  a good  talker unless he  shut  up  when he has said  When   the  heroine   drops  the   novelist  always   forgets  her pick them up.  her  to  eyes  have  Ask the devil to dine, with you  once and you can count on him as a  regular boarder. ���������  Ami   Some  Are   Just Wind.  Some men are like the storms that break,  And seme .?.re like the gust;  Some sweep us from the paths they take;  Some fill our eyes with dust.  Italians   In   Argentina.  The Italian immigrants in Argentina  soon give up their native language and.  adopt that of their new home.  of reflecting.  The French government is to plow  a furrow, fifteen hundred miles long  across the North African decent from  Tunis to Lake Tchad and lay a cable  in it, both to be done at one operation. The plow, drawn by an "engine  and moving a mile an hour, will  open a furrow thirty inches deep and  lay the cable in the bottom.  All sorts of useless things are to  be found in the upper stories of men  and  old houses.  The    mirror    isn't    a    wise-looking  piece   of  furniture,   yet  it   does   a, lot  ..'.e'-maffie.fcrranny KUDDers ana wersnoes out of  pure new rubber. Can as much be said of any other make?  cost the maker more, but they cost the wearer less,' for  one pair does the work of two pairs of ordinary rubbers.  " Granby Rubbers wear liKe iron."  mmmmmmm r <  VJ  *>1  la    n  y>  ���������l  *  to'  ifc'  .1 ,/S  I  >.   '  '���������J. /  il    .  6!  i.'  r%  ���������������'���������  I  I  I'  i*  I*  fc'i  f * ��������� ���������  <.������  By      ,.  ANNE   ALLEN  -.���������������������������,  A TELLING  SHOT  i  X  i  * Copyright, 1003, by the  4* ' S. S. MeClure Company,  ��������� "I don't a see what you want a gun  for," said Tom crossly. Tom' -was cleaning his golf sticks, and it always makes  him cross. .Margaret lay iia ihe hammock and. watched him.      .   , _<���������*   -  "I don't, see what you want a gun  for," he repeated.  "To shoot with," she explained.  '   .  "You're getting very sporty," he remarked, scowling, at bis midiron..        <*  "You're getting very slangy," was her  - quick response._    ���������  "I can't lend "you mine," he'went on  after a pause, during which he pushed  back his cap and left a streak of dirt  on his forehead. "I can't let you have  mine because' it's too heavy."  "I would not have thought of asking  such a favor," she said. "Mr. Gresham  is going'to send me one."  "Gresham! That long eared Englishman?"'  "tlis ears are not long, and he's a  Canadian." -  "Oh, of course, if. you are willing to  accept"��������� -     '  - "You gave me my golf sticks."  '     "That is very different.".  "Yes, they are rather dissimilar. Golf  club, hit, no go; gun, go, no bit." Then  Tom was angry.  "Oh,, if you wish to be flippant," he  began. *  ���������  "Flippant!",said Margaret    "I wished to be funny.   ,It was rather good���������  'eh, Tom?"  ...        . ,   ,  But Tom would not relent.  "My, wishes are evidently nothing to  you," he said, rising and standing very-  straight'and tall beside the hammock.  She did not contradict him.   "What are  you going to shoot?" he demanded.  "Pigeons.','    .      ,  "And'they call you tender hearted!"  ��������� "Clay!"   This laconically.    He turned  toward the house. ���������   ���������    -  ' "You would look better without that  smooch," Margaret called after him.'  He, looked around Inquiringly. "That  dirt, streak on your ..forehead," she explained. "It really is not a bit becoming." s>  ,_  ',  He walked* toward the porch of the  old inn without raising his.hand "to his(  face; but it must have been a struggle.  Then she knew he was provoked.  - After he, was well in the house she  scrambled  out of the hammock.    She  HER ANKLE TURNED, AND DOWN SI1E WENT.  bad seen the expressman put a brown  leather case on the horse block and  felt sure ir. was her gun.  ; There were several people in tbe office when she went in, and Tom's  cousin Mabel, a silly thing with yellow  hair and a lisp, cried:  "Oh. Margaretb. are you really going  shooting? What doth Uncle Tom thay?"  Uncle Tom was Tom's father and  Margaret's guardian. Sho had not told  him about the gun.  Mrs. Talbot looked up from a piece  of honiton lace she had "been doing for  the last three seasons and said, "How  mannish some of the young girls are  getting!" And Mrs. Peters clutched  two of the small Peterses who happened to be near and cried: "A gun! Oh,  my dear Miss Caldwell, don't point it"  here!"  Margaret took the offending gun and  went up to her room. A little later she  was looking out of her .window and  saw Tom, with his clean clubs, starting  for the links; His face was nice and  clean too. He looked so handsome that  she was sorry she had quarreled with  him. She was just going to tell him  that she would go along when she  beard Mabel's voice:  "Oh. Tom, wait a minute! And then  bs she got nearer: "Did you know  Margareth's gun hath come? Sbe'th  tho pleathed!" Then Tom glanced up  at the window and looked so black that  the girl leaned out, calling mlchievous-  ly. "Pretty Tommy!" He turned on his  heel and walked away with Mabel.  Tbat afternoon Mr. Suydenham, over  in the cottage, lent Margaret his pigeon  tray and colored boy.  "You can't hurt the trap," he said,  "and Rastus can look out for him-,  seif."-  ,So Rastus set the trap up away over  ou the shore, where no - one goes. It  was the hour when all the women were  taking naps and the Peters children  had gone with their nurse to the village for ice cream.'  And Margaret started in to shoot  clay pigeons.   She had shot a few clam  shells before, but she knew this would  be harder because the shells are still,'  while the pigeons sail,about in the air.  The   gun   was   a  little   beauty,   light  enough for her to lift easily and firm  against    her    shoulder.      Rastus   got  down  behind   his shelter;     He  raised  his black head above the boards.  "Better shoot while dey's high up.  Miss Mavg'ret," he suggested and ducked again. ������  "Ready!" she called In  a loud; firm  ��������� voice.    Tho disklike object rose from  behind the shelter and sailed away into  the air..   She followed its course with  Her nnger on the trigger, but some way.  she did not seem to find tbe right time  'to fire, and-the pigeon floated unshat-  tered to the ground.    _,.  Rastus' head popped up again.  "Nothing's the-matter," she said.' "It  went rather fast, that is all." Rastus'  grin as he,disappeared was annoying,  and,'sho called "Ready!" for the second  time, determined to shoot without fail  and also to give Rastus only' 50* cents  instead of,a dollar. Up rose the second  disk, and she followed. its upward  course to'where it.began to descend.*  Just then she saw two people coming  along the shore���������Tom and Mabel. Here  \vas her chance to.show them what she  could do. Down came the pigeon faster  and faster. She pulled the trigger,  stepped back, her ankle turned, and  down,she went in a most ungraceful  heap.*  ��������� The report of her gun, tbe twinge of  her ankle and her fall all seemed to  come at once, and she thought, VI've  shot myself," and then tried to laugh-  as she realized ��������� the gun did not shoot  out of that end.- Then everything turned black and she felt no more pain.  The next.thing she heard ,was Tom  talking, in "a strange voice and in a  most peculiar way. ' ��������� ' "  "My darling," he was saying, "my  own little girl." ��������� She thought he "was  speaking to Mabel. She bad suspected��������� ,  Some,way the pain in her ankle and  the thought of losing Tom���������men never  are the- same good friends to you after  they are married;'wives seem to make  a difference���������all brought a big bunch  to her throat. Thenjshe felt Tom's face  close to hers, and his voice sounded  morernatural. '  "Oh, Margaret!",lie said. "Look at  me. Open your eyes, sweetheart." And  she opened her eyes to find that he had  been talking to her all the time. Womanlike, she did not let him know she  had heard anything, but murmured,  "Where is my guji?"  1 Tom said, "Confound the gun!" And  Mabel seemed annoyed about some  thing too.  Rastus and Margaret were the only  cheerful ones. Rastus said, "You done  hit de pigeon, Miss Marg'ret," in a  comforting tone.  Tom was still on his knees beside  Margaret. The latter exclaimed, "My  ankle pains me quite a bit, but if you  will help me up, Tommy, I think I can  hobble back to the inn." So Tom raised her gently, and she smiled sweetly  at Mabel over his nice broad shoulder.  Then she gave a little moan.  "Let me carry you, Margaret," Tom  said.   Mabel bit her lip.  "I'm afraid I am dreadfully heavy,"  Margaret murmured, "but it does hurt  so." Then, as Tom lifted her in his  arms, she said. "Ob. Mabel, dear, if you  don't mind���������I will be ever so much  obliged���������will you carry my gun?"  **e<**y&l&^\?***&&^ttz+-i'4,  t  *  ������*>  *  MIS HEART'S  DESIRE    ,-  By Gsvrfield A\a.cNeal  Copyright^ 1902, by the  S. S. ItlcClure Company  v  The chimes were still ringing as Tom  HasTiugs sat down in'the half, darkness  of the little church. He had strolled  in hoping for temporary release from  his bitter thoughts,' but the quiet of  the place only seemed to rouse his  brain to greater activity. Yet he could  not think of his story,' the. story already due,at the publisher's. Instead  he saw only a girl's face, now sweet  and gracious as it had been before the  quarrel, now cold and repellent as the  past two .weeks had shown it.  A strain' of music broke the silence.  The choir was filing in. Hastings  glanced carelessly at the white robed  procession. The face of the first boy  caught his attention for'a moment, serious, spiritual, framed in an aureole of  golden hair, an ideal faco for a choir  boy. '    '  ��������� But again his thoughts ran back in  the old channels to the quarrel and its  Am  Artificial  Pearl,  A ball, of beeswax introduced into the  shell of a living fresh water'mussel has  resulted in producing the most remarkable artificial pearl in existence. It is  nbout an inch and a half in length, oval  hi form and pink in color and is now  the property of tho Smithsonian Institution. The ball of wax was placed  near the binge of the bivalve, which,  being kept in a tank of fresh water,  was carefully watched. Tbe irritation  of the wax caused the mollusk to protect itself by coating tho foreign object  with a smooth coating of pearl stuff���������  the same material as that which is used  in lining the inner surface of its shell..  In the case in question the result was  an enormous pearl. Owing to pressure,  however, the wax ball lost its spherical  shape and became oval in form. At the  end of two years the mussel "was taken  out of the tank nnd opened and the  pearl removed. The wax afterward  contracted, owing to dryness, which  caused the pearl shell to crack. This  accident, while destroying the commercial value of the pearl, made it possible to observe the thickness of the  nacreous covering, which is somewhat  greater than that of an ordinary sheet  of letter paper. If the pearl were not  flawed, it would be worth an enormous  sum of money, but even as it Is it is  priceless  as a   curiosity.���������^       *  HE TURNED THE KNOB AND ENTERED THE  FORBIDDEN CHAMBER. .  .'  consequences. Her work had seemed  to go on as usual.' She was a successful miniature painter���������at least fine carriages often stopped at the doorwray of  the big studio building/and her room  rang with feminine voices. That was  the maddening part of it. She lived  just across the hall," so he must see  her many times a day. He had made  up his mind to move. But. then, he  had such a beastly lot cf traps, or perhaps it was some lingering hope that  kept him there.  Some familiar chords on the organ  startled him. Was it the offertory already? Yes, and the ideal choir boy  was singing alone. His handsome face  was .flushed, and in his earnestness he  waved his sheet of music gently to  aud fro.  "Oh, rest in tho Lord," he sang.'  '  Hastings leaned forward.  The words  were apparently for him.    The absolute certainty of the boy's tones carried conviction.  "And he shall give thee thy heart's  desire."  The tender voice went straight to the  man's heart and comforted him. Yes.  he. too, would wait patiently and perhaps some day he, too, would have his  heart's desire. Till then he would wait  and work..  The next two weeks went by very  dirTcrently. Under the press of a new  enthusiasm the book seemed to write  itself. The last sheet had gone in. to.  the publisher, and he had always worn  a smile w'hen he met the girl ou the  stairs. . Her bow'was still as freezing,  but he only smiled again and bumincd"  the few bars from "Elijah." "And he  shall give thee thy heart's desire."  Again Hastings sat in tlie little  church. Perhaps his choir boy would,  sing for him: but the figure of tbe  small leader drooped. In the glare of  the choir lights his face showed white  and haggard, while his eyes were swollen; from .weeping. A wave of pity  went over the watching man. It might  now be his turn to comfort. The sweet  soprano voice was low and broken.  Hastings determined to find the  meaning of the change. So he lingered  after the service, and a kind faced curate told him the sad little story.  "You mean Jack Haines? He has  just lost his mother���������consumption���������  and the poor little fellow is left all  alone. He is being cared for by neighbors, but we must find him a place in  some charity school."  That delicate child in a charity  school!   Hastings  could  not bear the  And so Jack came to live in the big  studio building. Slowly the roses came  back to his cheeks. He did not forget  the pretty mother who had gone to  sleep so quietly, but he haunted this  new big brother like a shadow and  crept into his arms to cry away .the  grief that time was trying to heal.  But it worried Hastings that the lad  should be so solemn.    When he came  in   and   found   the   boy   poring   over  some big book,  he would half laughingly scold him for turning into such a  little bookworm.    "You need some one'  to play with, Jack," he would say:  "It  Is bad for you to always be cooDed un  with an old fellow like me."   Tom wa*  only thirty, but somehow-he had felt  very old and settled since that night.. ���������  But' Jack  always  declared that  he  didn't want to be with any one else,  and he was such a shy child that Has- '  tings forbore to press tho' point,    ��������� '*  He ,was therefore much surprised  one afternoon, on coming in. to find  the rooms empty. Where could Jack  be?', As the minutes went by, bringing  no boy, he became really anxious. The  janitor had not seen him. He was returning from fruitless inquiries when  he stopped short at a burst'of childish  laughter. Could it be Jack? He never  laughea like that. *, But, yes, it was  his voice, and it came from the girl's,  rooms."  Hastings hesitated. And now the  girl laughed. ������������������ It was the same saucy  ���������little laugh "he had loved so much in  the days gone by. It decided him.  She had'stolen his property and should  answer for the theft. He knocked  boldly * on the door.       ���������, '  .Siftnce. "He knocked again. Evidently they did not hear him." So he  turned the knob and entered the- forbidden chamber.  ���������..Surprising "sight! t On ,the floor in  true'Turkish style sat the stately Miss  Trevor. On her lap were a big sheet of'  cardboard and sundry brushes and  paints.' cHer hair'was'disheveled, and*  several daubs of color ornamented her.  cheeks and nose.,- Over .her shoulder  in, a state of ��������� great excitement leaned  the truant. Hastings hardly, knew him.-  His cheeks were flushed, and his eyes  were dancing as lie cried, "Now, that  is the, way the little,.,monkey "swung  off by his tail!',' His cheek was pressed close to the girl's, and his' arm rested lovingly on her sboulder. ��������� Evidently she had won his heart too.  Hastings, felt a* swift pang of -jealousy and started forward.  aThen   they    heard rhim,   and   Jack  sprang up with a cry of delight.  The girl^whs too .loaded down to  rise, and so she, sat there." Perhaps it  was the sudden flood.of color, to.her  cheeks,, perhaps it was .the .upward  glance of her-eyes'; at any rate," a sudden light came to Hastings. For a moment he stood there 'blinded, dazed.  Then his customary coolness came to  his aid. It wras his turn ,to'carry things  with a high hand, and he must make  the most of it. .*_.  His eyes challenged hers as he said:  "How* long have you been a receiver  of stolen goods; Miss Trevor? I am  glad to see that you have the grace to  blush for your sins, even under your  paint." t ���������   -  Jack was quite shocked. "She did  not steal me," he protested. "I was  lonely, and I was waiting for you in  the hall, and she asked me to come in,  and I came, and we'-ve had a.beautiful  time," he added in a joyous outburst.  "That's just as bad," Hastings answered severely. "You mean to say  that sho enticed you in here."  Jack wras speechless. The girl had  said nothing.  "You might at least invite me to,sit  down, since you are so comfortable."  Hastings went on, "and let me joiu in  the . beautiful time; though I don't  know, on second thoughts, that it isn't  plcasanter standing. It is so unusual  to see you at my feet."  Miss Trevor started to scramble up,  but two strong hands lifted her gently  into a big chair. It wTas a new experience to her to be either commanded or  helped. ' But she did not seem to mind  it nor to notice that he was still holding her hands. Both had forgotten  Jack as Hastings bent over her and  asked, "Are you glad that I have  eomeV" .  Jack is delighted with it all. but he  never will understand why Tom always calls the girl "Heart's Desire"  when her name is Alice.  afraid of the word "suburban."���������Lor>  don Spectator.  The   Ensrlinlt   Peernpe.  .   Not one representative in  the  male*  line of any one of the barons who signed Magna Cbarta now sitsdn the house  of lords, while, although many of the  earliest, Knights  of  the  Garter were  subjects of the English king as feudal  lords in his possessions in,the~south of  France, not a single title in the_������.peer;  age is taken from any place south of1 '  the  Loire,   and  two   French   duchies*  three principalities of the holy Roman  empire,' one or two imperial countshipa .  and the Spanish,. Portuguese and Netherlands titles held by the Dukes of Wel~  lington and Portland aiid Lords Albemarle and Clancarty probably all but-  exhaust the list of foreign honors helcS-  by any persons in the British peerage.  Our   monarchs,   as   Queen   Elizabeth ,  once  said,   have always 'preferred 'to.  decorate their own dogs with their own  ���������collars, and-perhaps the results, are to-  be commended.    After all.  as Talleyrand remarked, Lord Castlereigh, who''  was undecorated,* looked the most dis- ,  tinguished man at tJie congress of VI*  enna.���������Notes and Queries.  , '     ,,      '        ���������  'fl  Fccnlinritiei)  of JL,ichen������. ,     " ",  The lichen is remarkable for .the great  age to which it lives, there being goooV   ">  grounds.for believing that the plantn  endure' for 100 years.    Their * growth*'  is exceedingly slow, almost.beyond belief, .indicating that .only a little hour*'  >,  ishment   is: necessary   to   keep' theia  ��������� alive.'  In  a dry time  they ' have tha'^ "������������������  power to: suspend  growth  altogether,.',  renewing it again at the fall ofc rain.  This ' peculiarity" alone   is,, enough* ta - ";  'make the lichen" a vegetable'wonder,.  '���������  .as,it is a property possessed hy no otb>u.L-  er species of plant.   .  Another   Interesting   fact   about,11-. "''"  chens is that they grow'only where th������ ,  -  .air is free from, dust and smoke.   They), ' ,  may be said to be-a sure indication qtf -;, ~  the purity of the'air,' as they are neyeix .  found   growing  in   cities* and  tow'nsv-~r  where the atmosphere is impregnated!,';;  with dust, eoot, smoke and other inH  purities. . -. ,     .���������.;';���������,'  i        i-    ; . .< -���������  In the Bakeshop. _'   ,_ y ,.  i. "Dear me," sighed the.bread'doufh^ ���������''  "I would like a raise."     . '. ,  :   "All   right,"   said ������the   yeast   cake/    a  ."wait a minute,, and  I'll, set, you to  work."���������Philadelphia Bulletin.   _     *  '-*!  Boys have no, more business with tar* i.���������:  get guns.and air rifles than men wltM v  pistols.���������Nashville Ameri^n'. rt '. r  ���������    ..        : = ; ���������- ���������������..*-    ,   (  Q  Her'Ltovcly, Lettuce  Dlsli.-'.^ ,, . 7  "I want,'? she saidMiesitatingly^as she   -  poised her basket in front of,.h.er, pretty *  chin -wito   a  thoughtful ,air,^"to  get' \  "some lettuce." '���������"',"��������� ;.,  , "Yes'm." said the market-man." "Here's,  some.  Very nice it-is too." *,  "Is it all that color?" \ ,_ '.  "Why���������er���������yes'm.' All, Iettuce'is greeny 0  you know." ! "      '"  "Oh, of course! But it's too bad! I  got a lovely blue dish to put lettuce in,  but I'm sure green'would look horrible  in it. I never thought, about there not  being any shades, you know."  And as she turned away the market-'  man  was almost sure  he saw'a tear 1  of disappointment in her eye.    *  1 ���������:���������-,.,  Tlie  Anchor.  "Captain," remarked the nuisance 00  shipboard who always asks foolish  questions, "what Is the object in thro Withe anchor overboard?"  "Young man," replied the old salt,  "do you understand the theory of seismic disturbances? Well, we throw the  anchor overboard to. keep the ocean _  from slipping.away in the fog. See?"���������  .Baltimore Newa.  thought of it. The face of the child  and his own loneliness helped him to  come to a sudden resolution. His  voice was very eager as he said, "Let  me have him."  The  Charm  of  the  Sulnirlw.  The  suburbanite,, cannot  get  everything, but he takes what he, can get.  Even as things are he can get a good  deal. Half an hour's'railway-journey���������  an hour spout in the train out of the  day of twenty-four���������brings him down  to a road of gardens instead of a road  of houses.   The gardens are small, no  doubt, as the houses are small, but the  gardens  are  there.    Within   the   next  few  years the  engineer  will  run  his  electric railways and tramways to pass  within a  hundred yards  of  his door,  and   he   will   be  transported   quietly,  quickly and cleanly from his suburban  garden,  his trees and  his pure air to  the telephones of the office, and quietly, quickly and cleanly back again.   It  is ouly the lack of facilities of transport   which   prevents   him   even   now  from enjoying to the full all that the  out   of  town   dweller   enjoys.    When  these facilities increase, as they  will  increase,  the word  "suburb"  will,   of  course, mean more.   But meanwhile, he  f is in the right place.  He should not be  Sour Graiies.  Some say, "There's notningr in a man"  Because he's cold anil grim  And will not give the tilings they plan  To wheedle out of him.  The  New   Fij*rnre.  "I guess that will take the wind cut  of his sails.".  "Worse than that. It will remove  the gasoline from his automobile."���������  Life. ____________  A Gins* Cutter.  If you want to break off a glass jar  or bottle quite even ly, soak a. piece of  string in turpentine aud tie it around  the glass just where you wish tho  break to come. Then fill the glass up  to that point with cold water and set  fire to the string. The glass will snap  all along tho heated line.  Cnt  Flower*.   >  Cut flowers avi'11 keep very much  longer if a small quantity of alum is.  added to the water in which' they are  placed. A solution should be made, by  dissolving the alum in hot water, allowing it to cool and then adding to  fresh water in about the proportion  ������f a to.blespoonful to a pint.  Carpets.  When choosing carpets, preference  should be given.to those of small pattern, for they are much more easily  turned about and mended than those  of large design and therefore are much  more economical.  I A Bright  Co-met.  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The Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Cumberland,  enacts as follows :��������� .        "  ��������� 1. At such place or places as shall be de-  situated by the Council from time to time a  Cuy Pound may be established and shall be  man tained as such by the ^Corporation of  the City of.Cumberland.  '2. The  Council   may from time to time,  appoint  a  Pounu-kteper at  such salary or.  remuneration as it may decide aud appropriate out ef tho annual revenue.    ,  3. The City Treasurer shall furnish   the  Pound-keep, r   wuh   a   bi.ok   m  which   the  -ouli.������; keeper shal1 ^uter -a   de cription   ofi  every auimai impounded by aim,   with   th������  unme of   tlie per.-,..u   w bo took   or sent the  .sauie.tQ.be impounded', the "day and hour i.i.  which   the auimai   came into   his charge a������  Pound-keeper,' the  oay and hour on which  the  same   was   redeemed,    discharged,   or  .otherwise_ dealt ,with   or  deposed of,   the  name    of the    person    and    the,    amount  paid   by the   person   redeeming the auimal,  or, if  sold, the name of   the  purchaser, the  amount that was p.-dd fo;   ihe  animal,   and  the an.ouut of ihe expense thereon,  and the  balance, if any, remaining over  the  above,  the p nahy allowance and expenses, and to  whom the same has been paid,   which balance, if any, shall, prior to making the re- '  turn to the auditor, be paid over to the City  Treasurer. ,  4. The Pound-keeper shall at the end of  the month make a return to tlie. City Clerk,  meriting, comprising the aboTe information and any other information he or the  cleik may deem necessary, which return  shall, if required, be verified by statutory  declaration of the Pound-keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper thall pay over to the  City Treasurer all money received by him  once in every month, or oftener, if instruct-'  ed so to do, and shall at all times produce  his books for the inspection of auy member  of the Council, or the Auditor or the Tress-  urtr, when requested to do so.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  The  Weekly lr,ter Ocean  No. 2- Daily.  A.M  De  9 00 V'ctirh  ... .Coldstream.  "    9.28.  " 10.24.  " 11.00-  P M  "  12 40  Ar 12.53.  . Kiienig'u/ ..  Duncan's'.'..  . NanaiiiK)., ..  Wellington.  No. 4���������Sunday  ..D' 3.00  -. '" 3 2S  ".'.'���������"' 4.24  '"'������. 5.00  r w.  ���������   " (5.41  . 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Excursion Tickets on Sale  from   and  to  all Stations, good  Saturday and Sunday.  Geo. L. CouIitney,  Traffic Manager*  6. No horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, cow,  j cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) shall be permitted to run at large or  trespass in the city at any time, or to graze,  brouse, or feed upon auy of the streets,  squares, laneB, parks, alleys, or public  places of the City, or upon a-.y unfenced  lots or unfenced laud within the city limits,  under the following penalties against the  owners, or ktcper., or persons having charge  of the same,  viz:������������������.  For each ox, horse, mule, ass,  bull,  _     cow, or other cattle.     $3 00  bor each swiue, hog, sheep,  or goat  I or other auimal...        1 00  For each dog.    .....      0 50  7.  If any of   the   animals  mentioned  in  section ti of this By-law  (except dogs registered aa herciuaftermentioned) are fouud at  large or trespassing within the limits of the  Cuy of Cumberland, or grazing,   brousiug,  or feeding upon any of   the streets, square*,  lanes, parks, alleys,   or   public places of the  said City, or upon any uufeticedlots or land  with'.n the City limits, it shall be   taken by  the Pouud-keeper or his assistant   aud driven, led,  or'carried to   the City Pound   and  b������ there impoundtd, and it shall be theduty  of _ fche   Pound-keeper   30  to   im-uoum!  &uoh  coumals.  .S Any peraou or pelsous who. find any of  _**he fimmais nretitionou in se.cfcio;. {] of this  By l-vvv, running at -la'-go or tret-passiiij;  vynb'n the City limits in ��������� contraventiou' o'f  thia .rty-.Uw may ririv,*, bad, or carry the  annual to the ������aid l'ou...j, -im] it shall be the  duty of the ��������� Pound.-keeper to receive and  impound the same, aud p.y for��������� '  Horse, mu'e, bull, cow, or  other cattle      ������2 50  Each   swinp,    hog,    sheep,  goat, or other animal.. . 50  Each dog  qq  9. It shall be the.duty of all officers and  constables of  the police force  of  the said 1  city, whenever they see orf meet any. of the  arumals mentioned within section 6 of this  w?;������nVUnTg.at  lafge   ������r   fespasn.g  S������ Si T y  Lmit8 m contravention of  d,r������^aW"rWbentVWtheir Mention is  r^nnS^yianyPerrn 4������ ������������������������ 8Uch ���������������*������r-������l  S?m^?^ Ja.rg! ������.r tnW*i������B ������ aforesaid,  to immediately take charge of such aniuial  and drive, lead or carry, or cau.e the same  to be driven, led, or carried to the Pound  10. The Pound-keeper shall daily furilh  ���������H animala impounded'in the City Pound  with good and sntficient food, w.tir, she"  , t������r, and attendance at.d for so domJ ^hall  demand and receive from th, respeS  owners of such animus or ,rom the keepers  ought to be. for the u������e of the Corporation,  the following allowance over, and above the  fees for imp. unking, iiaindy:--     ., ^ ���������."...  For each horse, a.sS, m'uio; i>nU   col^ "     '  ��������� -   '        other cafle,  $l.oo per day.  For each swine, hog, sheep, or goat, or*  , ither auimal,  50ol������.uerriav  For each dog 25otsl per day. "  "    ,.  11.  If the owner of any auimai imponn^.  ed, or any other person entitled   to  redeem  the s.������me, shall appear and claim  8Uch  an���������  mal at any time before the sale   thereof   it-  shall be the duty of the Pound-keeueror h"J '  ass.stant, to deliver up the same ol^criC  ing the amount in full of the   penalty,   and  for eiiHT  ^  th? "^^ chargeable  thereto if the animal redeemed .������ a do������  the  annual tax therefor. g  12. When the Pound-keeper is aware of'  the name and address of the owner of any  animal impounded he shall, within 24 hours  of the impounding, cause a' letter or post  card to be sent to such owner with a notification of such impounding.  13 It shall be the duty of the Pound-  keeper, or his Assistant, beforo making de-  livery of any animal so impounded, before  sale, or on payment of surplus money after  sale, to obtain from the person or persona  claiming the same, his, her or their name or  names and residence, aud to enter the same  in a book, together with the date when such <*  animal was impounded,  and the date when  ma   bT16 WM 8������ld ������r redeemed ��������������� the cuse  -nil?' " B������i V**"��������� 8^n aPPear *������ claim  such animals or animal so impounded, with-  in three days after the same may have been  impounded or if the person claiming such  animal shall refnae or neglect, to pay the  penalty and the allowance and expenses  chargeable thereon, it shall be the duty of  the Pound-keeper to give at least five days  notice of the sale thereof.  15. Such  notice shall  contain a general      '  description of  the  animal   or animals  im-  pounded,   and shall   be-posted np..in some'  conspicuous place afc the Pound, where the  same shall  have been  impounded, aud also  at the City Hall.  16. If at the expiration of the time speci.  tied in the said notice, no person shall appear to claim the animal or animals therein  aDeoified and referred to, or if any person  ���������hall appear to claim the same, but shall refuse or neglect to pay the penalty and the  allowance, and the expenses accrued and  charged on such animal er animals; it shall  be lawful to sell the same, and the animal  or animals shall be offered to public competition and sold to the highest bidder by the  Pound-keeper at the City Pound.  J]'J! the animai.be a h���������������e,.-. ass, mule,'  ox bul , cow, or other cattle, it shall be ad!  verged m a newspaper at least three days  before such sale. '  18 'if after the sale of any animal as  aforesaid, the purchaser doe8 J10t immediately pay tho pnoc thereof, the Found- * '  jt.^per niav I on h wnh ,������use tlie aai������,,al' to  i,e. rt-s<"l!l-'.. and *o contiuue to. do uaMl the  price is pan).  J9. In case of the sale of any impounded  animal or animate, the said Pound-koener  shall retain out of the. proceeds of the'sale  sufficient to pay the amount of the penalty  and the allowance and all expend chargeable by h���������n on account of the said animal  or animals.  20. No   person   or   persons shall   break  open,   or   in  any manner directly  or   in- rV*  0  V  W  IM1  rV  ii  li*  [i  '/  r'  v  It:  I*'  I*"  ���������  I  i  Iff  I  ft  A  i  [  ������**  THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  Issued Every Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,       -     - EDITOR  n  , The columns of The News are open to all  who wish to express therein views o matters of public interest.  While we do not hold ourselves re- onsi-  ble for the utterances of correspondence, we  reserve the right of deolining to insert  ommunications unnecessarily personal.  TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 1908.  directly aid or assist in breaking open  the Pound, or shall take or let any  animal, or animals thereout,  without  the  -' consent ' of    the   Pound-keeper. Each  and every person who shall hinder, delay or  obstruct any person or persons engaged in  driving, leading, or carrying to the Pound  any animal or animals liable to be impounded under the provisions of this By-law shall,  '' for each and every offence, be liable  to the  penalty hereinafter mentioned.  21. If auy dog impounded as aforesaid is  not redeemed within seven days after such  imponudiug it shall be lawful for tie Pound  ' keeper to kill it in some merciful manner.  22. Every person who pays the annual  tax for a dog as mentioned in the Revenue  By-law, shall thereupon be entitled to have  such dog registered, numbered, and described in a book to be kept for this purpose at  the offioe of the City Treasurer,  and' to re-  ' eeive a metal badge or tag stamped with the  year for which the tax is paid, and the num-  . ber of tlie registration,* and in case any dog  shall be found at- large within the Municipality at any time without such a badge or  tag as aforesaid such dog shall be deemed to  be at large within the meaning of Clause 6  _ of this By-law.  ,   23. In the event of a dog being impound*  - e   and the owner'proving to the satisfaction  - of the Peund-keeper or the City Treasurer  .h  that the annual tax had beeu paid   and' the  metal badge or tag had been removed before  the impounding of the dog, it shall be lawful for the Pound-keeper to release such dog  ��������� from the Pound at once and enter the particulars in his-book.  24. It shall be lawful for the Pound-  keeper, or his assistant, or other persons as  aforesaid, to impound any dog running at ���������  large in the City and not wearing a metal  badge or tag. in accordance with the last  preceding section of this By-law.  25. No person shall keep or harbor any  dog or oth' r animal which habitually disturbs the quiet of any person,'or any dog or  other auimal which endangers the , safety of  any person'by biting or otherwise..  26. ,No horse or horses shall he left .untied  within the city limits, unless under the con-  trol of the.owner or person in charge.  27. Every person consisted of an infraction of any, provision of this By-law shall  forfeit and pay therefore a penalty not exceeding fifty dollars. .  * ' '   '���������' i*  28. A dog shall be deemed to be at large  within the meaning of"the provisions of this  By-law .when not accompanied by or under  the control of the owner or person in charge  , 29. 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Advertising rates on application.  NEWS ��������� OFFIGE  Flies of any Pattern Tied to Order.  mz  Dunsmuir Ave.,  Cumberland, B.C  Office Hours :���������8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to  12.  ^^  S*w&i;  Fancy Inlaying wood in and metal.  French Polishing.  1 Apply  ��������� ._ NEWS OFFICE. ersce  ft  ���������  ��������� A Story of One Who Misjudged  * His Wife.  '���������^^'^���������^���������^���������������������������^���������������������������������������������^���������'������������������������������������������������������������������������^  "Twenty years! I am notched, and  grizzled. ' You are only mellowed, ripened." Sly friend smiled and lighted a  fresh cigarette. He puzzled me.' Rumor had led rne to expect to find him,  after my long absence, a disappointed  If not soured man. I had sought him  herein the retreat where he and his  cold,'uncongenial wife ��������� lived, it was  said; like a pair of hermits. Arriving  nt a .moment when the lady was_ab-  sent, I thought myself fortunate "aiid  ' prepared to probe the unhappiness of  one whose affection in early youth had  left a very sunny spot on my memory.  I was, in fact, ready to give him all tho  , pity and sympathy which a-bachelor'of  experience can feel for the irremediable  mistake of a married friend.   __  "Have you been bearing tales about  me?" he asked.    "Shall I tell you the  story of my wedded life?"  "If it does not pain you."  ''Do you know that I  have been a  millionaire?"    *  "I have heard something of it."  "The wealth  of an ancient relative  poured In on me after his death.   How  the golden wave came and went is a  1 .story by itself:   For five gild'ed years I  was  transfigured  in  the  eyes  of  the  '   world, and it was during that-period I  met and fell in love with my wife."  ��������� I had heard all this and more, and I  felt sorry.   I looked steadily at tlie opposite wall lest my pity should daunt  him.   I knew the story of the worldly  mother and daughter who had forced  him into a loveless marriage for greed  of the fortune  which' had proved  so  , elusive.  He went on:  ".It was not I alone who thought her  supremely  beautiful.    The  world   had  already bestowed on her a queenship  before-the June' day when I first saw  her, at an open air fete, all in white.  .   pale,  cold, ' severe  and  sweet,'  like  a  goddess in<marble." Her mother walked  beside t her,   a   woman   of  a   different  type. As I gazed after her in what you  ' .would-  call   romantic    enthusiasm ' a  friend laughed'and bade rue'veil my'  r admiration, . as    those -.women    were  c known.^.be,in.quest of a golden million.   If It be tlie������case that what everybody-says must be true, then true it  was that the cold, exquisite daughter  and*  the   haughty,   hawklike   mother  were adventuresses playing a game for  fortune, beauty against a slender purse  and a year or two of prime youth.   Already beauty had over and over again  dared to reject love, adoration and fortune   considerable.    'Their   figure   has  not yet been reached,'  whispered  my  cj'nical friend.  'Your million will do it'  By this time I had proclaimed raj-self  an open worshiper.  I am bound to admit that all the encouragement I  received   was   from   the   mother.     The  daughter remained icy.   I persisted in  my suit and in a short time was the  accepted lover of the woman who held  tne in thrall."  "She accepted you willingly?"  Tacitly so. The mother seized on mo  with effusion.   My affianced wife ap-  'peared just to endure her new position  .with    patience,    nothing   more.      The  mother assured me that her daughter  had a most affectionate nature hidden  ���������under that chill   exterior.    She loved  me, and she had never loved any other  man.    I tried to believe her. . And so  ,we were wed.  "After a time, when the excitement of  my first pride and happiness had subsided, I began to feel reluctantly conscious that there was something wanting in our life together. My wife's behavior was perfect from every point of  view, but there was a wall of reserve  between us which nothing was able" to  break through. Wherever wo went I  was aware that people said I had been  married without' lovo for the sake of  my million. IIow was I to feel cure  that the verdict was not a true one?  Had she given her heart to. some worthy, fellow who was millionless and rejected him even as she had accented  me at her mother's bjdding?  "I resolved to take things as they  came and to make the best of the  goods the gods had provided for me.  We led a life of amusement and pleasure. Our house in town and our country house (not this house; something  much grander) were as perfect as money could make them. My wife went  everywhere dressed and bejewelcd as  the world expected to see her. Wc en-  tertained the smart crowd known aa  society. I was proud beyond the pride  of man when I saw the woman I had  chosen receiving the admiration which  no ono could refuse her. I even thought  she seemed glad of my pride in her,  for once or twice as I looked at her  across tlie shoulders of a crowd that  divided us I thought I saw something  In her eyes of warmth which was absent from them when we found ourselves again in our home.  "As time went on her reserve, which  was my despair,  communicated itself  to me, and the impassable barrier between us was complete.    Do you apprehend the situation?" he asked.  "Perfectly," I said.  "Does all this agree with what my  friends say about me?"  "I confess I had heard you had un  it ended my hand found its way to  his shoulder..''' '.,' '."  "I understand now, old friend," I  said softly. ���������'���������������������������'      : c  He shook himself up and laughed" a  little bright laugh.  "Yes." he said.- "I thought.I should  give you a surprise.1 So much for tlie  opinion of the world and a man's  penetration oC a woman's heart and  mind. And here we are. after all, with  enough saved out of the wreck to live  on simply aud with content. Hark,  I hear. wheels. My wife is arriving  home. Come and be introduced to  her."���������Tatler.  Itnbics   Rnrc.  In trade three classes of rubies are  distinguished���������rubies of the orient, rubies of Siam and spinel rubies. The  ruby of the orient is the first of all colored stones in beauty, as in price. Its  marvelous hue is .that of the human  blood as it jets from an open artery,  that of the red ray of the solar spectrum at its maximum intensity.  The ruby is one of the most exquisite products of nature, but it is becoming more and more rare to find1 it  perfect. It even causes astonishment  to find an oriental ruby as large in  size as the topazes and sapphires of  the same countries. If it reaches a  certain size, it is almost always filled  with defects. Rubies of all sizes are  put to use. The smallest, down to  twenty or thirty to the carat, are employed  specially   for  delicate  jewels,  .fortunately married a cold and heartless woman," I said.  We went on smoking In silence.    At  last he said abruptly, "I have more to  ���������tell."'  "Hurt yourself no further, dear old  friend. I think I can imagine all the  rest."  "Can you? I am not so sure that you  can." .  We smoked in silence for about a  minute, and then he continued:  "Some other time I may tell you of  'how mj' .unexpected fortune departed  as suddenly and surprisingly as it arrived.    The news of what appeared to  be total ruin reached me first in a telegram which I found waiting for me  one night when I returned home from  a dinner party !alone,' my wife having  pleaded a headache and retired to her'  'room early in the evening.   I gathered  up the letters which had come by the  last post and carried them to my dressing room, where. I  sat, down to read  them.   Imagine casting one's eyes on a  bit of paper, as the, eyes of the owner  of a million and raising them with the  knowledge r that one does  not  own  a  penny in the world!    I  sat long immovable, stunned with the suddenness������������������  of the blow.  "How was I to tell my,wife? Mow  would sho bear lt, she who' had' married me for the splendors which she  must relinquish, the woman whose  beauty, whose gentle if cold companionship and perfect conduct toward ma  and the,world I had bought with gold?  If she could not love me beforo, how  bitterly would she turn from me now!  "I had,sat for two or three hours motionless as stone. The first gleam of  dawn crept ,in at the edges of the  blinds, and I stirred and writhed in my  chair. The door opened, and my" wife,  in a white,, robe, appeared on the  threshold in the gray light.  ' " 'What ails you?' she said gently.  " 'Nothing that I can tell you at present,' I said.-  'Go back to your rest.'  " 'Will you not tell, me what is the  matter?' '   , .  "'- 'Certainly. I will tell you temor-  row., It is only some bad news.'  ��������� "While I was speaking her keen eyes  caught sight of the open telegram and  of the letters, sprawled on the paper  which spelled ruin. The next moment  she was on her knees beside me.  " 'Oh,  my dear,  will 'you ,<not share  this trouble with me?'  "I was'so stupid from the shock I  had borne that the sweet words and  pleading tone came on me like a second blow. The .next moment I, was  not sure I had heard them, did not believe < in them. I answered cruelly,  'Unfortunately you will have to Bhare  )1t with me.' ���������  ��������� " 'No, say "fortunately."- '��������� Oh, my  love, my husband,'am I so^ unworthy?  Must I be counted as a thing bought  with gold, living on gold and for gold,  and cast aside when gold fails and  love might well take its place?"  " 'Is it not absurd,' I said, 'that yoe  should imagine you could love me now  when you could not love me through  all the five years of my devotedness to  you?'  "She crept nearer to me and wound  her arm around my neck.  " 'I loved you,' sho said. 'I loved  you since the first day I knew you.  But I knew there was a plan made by  others to force me upon you that youi  possessions might be useful to me and  those belonging to me. The knowl-  edgo of this paralyzed my actions, even  my looks. I knew -j'ou thought you  were taking a loveless wife, and seeing  you were willing to take me so I was  too nervous, too timid, too proud, toe  unhappy, to have any power within ra������  to undeceive you. Now for the first  time my heart has found a way to  speak. We will work, we will laugh,  we will be happy together.'  "She'tightened her sweet hold of my  neck.   My arms closed around .her"���������  He stopped suddenly.    He had been  talking as if unaware of my presence.  .There.'was a long silence and  before  for numbers, figures, etc. Many of the  emallest are cabochons. When' a ruby  exceeds the weight of a carat, it com-  , inands a high price. A-ruby'.rnay fetch  ten or twenty times the price of a diamond of the same weight if it is really  of a superior,quality. -   ���������  How Lincoln Refused.  Judge Glenni W. Scofield was a personal friend of Abraham Lincoln. A  Warren county private, having knocked down his captain, was tried, convicted and sentenced to the Dry Tor-  tugas. His friends urged Scofield to  have him released, so he went to see  the president and told his story. Lis-<  tening attentively, Lincoln-replied: "I  tell you, judge, you go right down to  the capitol ,and get congress to pass  an act authorizing a private soldier to  knock down his captain. Then come  back here, and I will pardon your  man." The judge says that there was  such an air of quizzical earnestness  and desire to serve him about the'  president's manner that they both  broke out in an outburst of laughter.  The judge did not press the case further.  OQQQQQOOCQOOOQQQOOQt  ADVENTURES  em OF CUPE  The Story of a Poor  Tonne Alan's  Visit to the Country Seat  .of a Rich l*\riend. -  Solving  It.  Patrick, a. thrifty tradesman in the  neighborhood of the Dublin docks, was,-  tho story goes, a man who. never spent  a penny more than he needed to spend,  but he was nevertheless as good a man  at the making of an.Irish bull as any  who lived between Ban try and Bally-  , castle.'  Having one day occasion to send, a  letter to a place some distance, Patrick  called at messenger and asked him his  price for going such a distanc.  ���������'If'ill bo a'shi 11 in'," said the man."  1 "Twice too.much!" said. Patrick. "Let  itLbe sixpence."  "Nivver," -answered the messenger.  "The way is that lonely that,I'd nivver  go it under a shillin'."  "Lonely, is it?'' sjjid Patrick, scratching his head. . "Faith, an' ye're right.  Now., man, I'll tell ye what we'll do;  makef4t sixpence, an' I'll go wid ye to  kape ye company !"r .     '     '  Excuses.  Excuses for absence ��������� handed to  teachers in tho public schools are  often calculated to evoke smiles. Here  ���������are two that were received on the*same  day last'week by a* teacher in one of  the Manhattan schools:  Teecher���������Pices  help his muther  father.  Dear Miss���������Please accuse my.dorter. I  was confirmed witli anew babie. Hope it  will be sati^fattory.  ccskus  my  sun  he   wuz  half a babi to  oblig his  Unsatisfied. ...'...  "To be a master of high art,"  Says he, "is my ambition."  But,  somehow, he wasn't satisfied "  With   the   way   they   had   his  picture  "slcyed"  On the wall at the exhibition  A Distinction.  "Our son is always needing money,"  said the young man's mother.  "No," said the precise man; "he  doesn't need it. He .merely wants it.-  Tearful   Tom's . Lament.  It may be said of many men  What oft of hog-s is said���������  ���������We do not know how good they are  Till after they are'dead.  Just   n.   Slip.  Brady���������Did old Fog see the joke in  placing a banana skin on the pavement?  Broadbent���������Oh, yes; he tumbled all  right.'  Realistic.  He put his arm around her waist,  And the color left her cheek,  But upon the shoulder of his coat  It showed up for a week.  Point   of  Vie-w.  Matilda���������Isn't it too bad that flowers  f ade ?  Lovelorn but Poor Youth���������Yes; but  It's a good thing for the florists.���������New  York Times.        *  A  Safe; Bet.  They get the best of meats they can,  '-The packers claim, and yet  We're pretty sure it's not their plan  To can the best they get -  All   Bnt.  Visitor���������Your    father    cleared    this  farm, did he not? ,  Haggard   Agriculturist���������Yes;   of  erything   but   the   mortgage.  ev-  Too Mncli For the  Goats'.  Because sweetbrier became too abundant in Tasmania goats were introduced to head them off, as it wevc, by  eating them, but the brier came out  ahead by killing the goats.  Sletem-psycliosi!*.  "So dey convicted dat feller dat was  swinging a high society bluff so as to  lift jewelry," said Plodding Pete.  "Yes," answered Meandering- Mike.  "He's got his prison clothes on now.  Dey've changed him from a social lion  into a zebra."  Plain Gold Ones.  The maidens of Denmark never receive a diamond engagement ring.  They are always presented with a  plain gold band, which is worn on the  third finger of the left hand. On the  wedding day the bridegroom changes  the ring to the right third finger, which  is the marriage finger in that country.  By   *f.   XV.   ARNOLD,   Jr.  opooopooG>booc6ocxxx$oboooo  The lace curtain was'limp with rain;,  the windows of. the house opposite reflected the' cloud's, and' Little Cupe's  own window sill was blistered with'little backs of rain on which 'floated tobacco atoms. Little Cupe felt much' as  the day looked. "Go anyway," encouraged the medical students.   ���������  The day' beforo Little Cupe had seen  Eh (all the medical students, knew. Eb,  for ho had been' one of the more dis-  ��������� tinguished men in college), and .Cupe  ' liad  told his  medical  mates that Eb  .had invited him to spend  Sunday at  his home in the country. 'The medical  student knew that Eb had colored carriages and when at college had dined  wi.th.'the .most    exclusive    families.  They said   he  was  "a-darned,'bright  ' man'"and always talked earnestly,and'  bravely when they met' him:'.  Eb  was  now a  lawyer  ia his  first  year's   practice   "and   doing   darned  well," they had wisely agreed;  , Littlo Cupe had begun the recital of  his invitation as if "it was nothin',"  but had grinned w,ith delight before he  had'ended it, and had dilated, that a  lot   of, girls    from    the    neighboring  houses would bo there with a young  'chaperon. -     ��������� - -'" -"'���������������������������"������������������    j '   ��������� ������������������'��������� "    ' "'     f  The fact,that Eb. had once given a  theater party was the basis of Cupe's  .belief that he always entertained. , <-  But now "Little Cupe wasn't sure if  he had been invited. Possibly Eb had  wid, "Drop in some'time, and we'll go  .out for Sunday," or, "Let me'know  how you're doing. Drop in some Saturday, and we'll go out Sunday." '  "Go on.-Cupe!", the medical students  yelled again. They were doubtless sincere.  Suddenly a puff of determination .carried him to the "closet. He had decided  nothing consciously. From its drawers  he pulled two white'shirts, seven single  cuffs, six collars and two changes, of  other' clothes* (only 0 per cent, diluted,  of these things bore Little Cupe's own  red stamped mark) and was shaking  the. creases out of a dress suit���������  "Drop it!" yelled -one medical student. "I've got to wear it this evening." All the .rest had to wear theirs  too. ."Lord, we're, sorry." Cupe's own  was torn and hadn't been mended. "I  can't go," said he, depressed and looking frightened. ��������� ,  , "Sure you, can. Eb.and the girls will  understand.'  Eb sat in  his own "box," his desk  topped  by two rows of fresh leather  books and a black tin box, "Re Moul-  ton."  The senior offices opened through'  the sunny doorways back of him.  With  business precision he was deciding that  he would, not stay in town that night,  but'would go to his home for a nine  hours' sleep-and in the morning drive  to a friend's for the day.   With a business chirography that had made Little  Cupe when he had seen it predict for  him a trust presidency he  started to  write to his friend to said effect (see  above).   But he noticed the door.  "Come in," said Eb.  For  thirty   seconds   a   shadow  been hovering over its gray glass,  tie Cupe was. outside trying to muster  courage to  knock.   At  Eb's  voice  he  couldn't };o dowa the elevator,  so  he  pretended he had not hoard him and  made the glass shiver.  -    "Come in!" again called Eb.  With a. frightened little grin Cupe entered. His hands felt cold. '.H.ejshut the  door so that it would not disturb anybody. He held behind him his birthday  dress suit case.  "How are you. Cupe?"    Eb was al-  ' ways  glad  to  see  his  friends.     "Sit  down.    I'll be with you in a minute."  And he handed him a fragrant box of  Lcigars.'.'-. "Have one:"'    .   ���������    "/";  Cupe took one and held his dress suit  case in his lap, but he didn't smoke, for  he had no matches. Those cigars had  always impressed him, and he had  often told his medical students'that  he occasionally dropped into Eb's office and smoked his cigars.  Eb continued writing to bis friend  ���������that ho would be there tomorrow and,  handing the note to a messenger who  came from the main office���������Cupe was  greatly impressed���������said. "Special do-  livery," and then, loaning back, added:  "Weil, Cupe. what can I do for you?"  as if surveying a client.  The stone faces through the window  grinned fiendishly.        ' ���������  "Nothin'," answered Cupe. "I was  bringin' this empty dress suit case  from a store"���������he pointed indefinitely  out toward tho street���������"and just stopped in. I'm goin' right along; got to  go now." He arose meekly and held  out his hand, which felt as if its veins  pulsed with mist. When he said "empty" dress suit case, the two white  shirts, seven separate cuffs, six collars and two changes of other clothes  weighed heavy with guilt.  "Can't you come out to dinner?" Eb  thought Cupe would enjoy that more  than his boarding house.  "Haven't any dress suit." Eb assured him it made no difference, not the  least;   He believed all Little Cube had  had  Lit-  sald. Cupe, after deliberating a prop*  er while, whether, he could get away,  said he guessed he could "go;"he'd be*  glad to.  Eb's house hid in a park and, was  dwelt In by two maidservants, one'  manservant and a chatty housekeeper. ' There was but little' entertaining,  though'Eb occasionally, brought homo  some friend for the night.,     ,' '  The room in which Little Cupe now  stood   was   pink._ with   flowered -wall;  paper, flowered chairs and a0 flowered  quilt W the bed.-   He had been shown!  Into thia bower by a man. with .aide'  whiskers and ft strange dress suit and"  ?vho had been yery politer   When th������  man had bent to lift-Cupe's dress suit  case,   Cupe   had   said,   "No,   no.   no,  .thanks," and told him and Eb and the  .chatty housekeeper, who were also In  ���������the  hall,  that   he  would  carry  it  up*  stairs himself, for he needed the- exc*r>  cise.       , < ���������  His unfolded, dress suit case surged  with his two white shirts, seven separate cuffs, six,"collars and the twa  changes of other clothes. Then- he  heard girlish voices in tho hall; they  must be the dinner guests chaperoned  by' some .young wife from; across the  hedges. They were' really the two  maidservants. ���������   _ '    '  "Knuckle, knuckle," deferentlall|r oa  the door. ,      '-.',.  '' "Come in," said Cupe. In poked the  side, whiskered head of the butler or  porter.     "Will   you   have  a1 cocktail.  sir  M"  Cupe's own bead was, full of dress-  suits, so he thought the butler said,!  "Will' you .have a coattail?"'  "Yes,  please,", .answered. Cupe, -and  .while waiting-for the dress suit to come .  began deciding between his two white*  shirts in the case. ���������. ,,  "Knuckle,,, knuckle," again . on tltbe  door. Cupe hoped the suit would lit  But it was Eb who entered.       '  . "  "Knuckle." The butler entered with'  the cocktail.  "And the coattail?"'Inquired Little'  Cupe;   He said this partly to Eb.    He1  would'let him upbraid his-own'serv--.  ant.   Eb stared; the butler stared; the -  house seemed-to sigh to Little Cupe. '1  There had been no'relieving f eature ;  to   the   situation'.    Eb  thought  Cupe *  might have meant to.say some indefinite jokes; the butler or porter"probably thought so too.- Cupe was.now at.  the dining room table with his napkin  ��������� fallen to his feet, where he was. uni  able to pick it up.   He had enterejd the  dining room very erect, for he had exv  pected to find the Invited girls there*  and wanted them.to be favorably impressed and whisper to each other, but  he learned he was to be'alone with  Eb and his only conquest the courser*  He didn't'know  how to take, all  of  them out of the platters., but that same  porter or .butler was" a valuable mail'  and did it for him. ���������  *'  After the dinner Little. Cupe felt -  much relieved. He discussed the paintings, for he had taken a course In  "fine arts" once as a "snap" and smoked, many cigars. He didn't know when  to stop smoking," and Eb marveled.  That's about'"all that happened to)  Little Cupe. Eb, who at last realized  that Cupe bad expected to stay over ���������  Sunday, if not a week, explained to*  him that be himself, unfortunately,,  had to.be away for the day, but urged  Cupe to remain and have at his disposal the house and horses. -  "No, thanks; no," said Cupe.' *'t  promised the fellows I would be baclc  for church."  This latter tale was unfortunate, for  Cupe had to rise in the morning earlietr  than ho would have otherwise.-  He felt much like this story, whicK  started with graphic enthusiasm and  then wilted away like a bashful school-  'boy. But you should have heard tha  reasons he gave the medical student* .  why he didn't stay over Sunday. Nice  Little Cupe!���������New York- Commercial  Advertiser. <  The Old  Pilccmen.  In the days when the musket was la  its infancy a.s a defense against charging cavalry it was almost useless. It  was as much as could he hoped for If*  the musketeer, got off one shot, to a!  certainty badly directed, owing-to, the  eccentricities of his weapon, before the  horsemen would be on him. Conse-.  quently we find that the pikeman was  a person of considerable importance,  and in a volume of 1059 the most elaborate instructions are giveirto govern:  the drill and tactics of the pikemen,  who in action were, as a rule, placed  in bodies among the musketeers t<>  stand tho brunt of the shock of the  cavalry attack.'        .  And we learn from history that tlieso  pikemen did valiant service on occasion; for instance, when the pikemea  of the London trained bands withstood  the repeated and desperate assaults ofi  Prince Rupert's cavaliers. But thein "  drill was no child's play. For example,  in the pages devoted to "The Postures  and Charges of the Pike" .we find that  following:  "And here, Fellow Souldlar, whoever,  thou art, thou maist perceive that there;  are no more than eight Postures of the  Pike and foure Charges, that is to say,,  to the Front, Reer, and both Flanks.1*'  ������������������Contemporary Review. -"  Ireland's   Lord   Lieutenant.  The salary of the lord lieutenant of  Ireland is ������20,000 a year, and he has.;  ������1.000 for an outfit. ..   ���������  c    \J ft)  r*i  I  I  IM  I"  I  I  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUiVlBERLAND, B. C.  HINTS FOR ROTJSEWtVES.  What  to   do  with yesterday's'mut-  >ton���������eat it yesterday.  Soups should be made the day before they are required���������never the day  -after. ��������� '  For   .keeping    the  bed     deliciously  < -cool  in  the  summer  months  there  is  nothing like sleeping on the sofa.  To auake    people    feel     at  home���������  ' "Visit them at their own houses.  To     is re vent  sunburn���������Keep   in  the  ������������������-shade. .   . <   '  '   The best thing to do if you desire  *to  have soft,   white hands���������Nothing.  SENSATION  TAKE NOTICE.  During the year tlie space devoted  to advertising MT N A R D 'S -L1N1-  I/1EKT will contain expressions of no  ���������uncertain sound' from . people who  -speak from personal experience as  ;to the merits of this best of Household Remedies.  Thcro has been a fire -.at the 'Amsterdam Zoological gardens.      It -  is  -said to -have been caused by a careless  smoker who threw away air un-  ��������� extinguished match, which _ lighted  the  tapir. ���������'-,  Many of us might be happy if we  -did not suffer from disorders of the  liver.,; .Then we ought to , use Dr-..  August Koenig's Hamburg Drops,  wldeli'cure, the disorders 'and ' bring  the whole, system'to a healthy con-  ���������ditJon. -      ; .   ���������'  . When a man's 'collar gets unbuttoned in church and begins^to climb  up'the,back of his neck lie might as  .well got up and go out; the sermon  will not do him much good.  "Beware   of   Ointments   for   Catarrh  that Contain Mercury;  orcury  will   surely destrov the, sense  ���������**      '      ���������*'������'������'"    *-'">-������nKe   the  through  ^ ���������*���������s should  prescriptions  as -ihe   dam-  to  the uoci'cl  7 from    them  as  m j         .    ���������  ���������ol,   smell     and     completely    derange  whole   system   when    entering   it    ���������..  the  mucous  surfaces. Such articles shou'.d  sieve:    be   used    except ' on   ' . .  from   reputable   physicians,   as -ihe   dam  ���������a:*.e  tliey ,will  do  is  ten-fold  you   can    possibly       derive    ���������    'Hall's Catarrh Cure,  manufactured'by-F  J.     Cheney   &   Co..   Toledo,   O-'.   ���������.  no^mivcury.  and  is-taken internal!;*,  direcliv  upon  the blood   and  ing  contains  act-  ,yjw.   ^..^.  mucous  surfaces  of" the   system!  In  buying Halt's  Catarrh   Cure  be  sure you  get  the  crenu-  ine.    It  is  taken  internally,   and  made  in  .   by F.  J.   Cheney  &.Co.  Tes-  free.  - .-    . -  druggists'. ' Trice,  75c per hot-  To led o.   O  timonials  -Sold  by  tie.  Hall's Family  Pills  are, the  best.  Luck is a combination of an' opportunity and  the man. *  Tn his, Vegetable Pills. Dr. Parmelee  lias given to the world the fruits of long  scientific research in the whole realm of  medical science, combined, with new and  valuable discoveries never before known  .to man. For delicate and debilitated  Constitutions Parmelee's Pills act like a  chtmii Taken in small doses, the effect  is both a tonic and a stimulant, mildly  exciting*, the secretions of the 'body, giving   tone   and   v(gor.  c   ~ "  If a man always pays cash he' is  entitled to a lot more credit than he  over gets.  Hoard's Liniment for Rheumatism.  The    more you     pelt  a tanner  better he sccins to like it.  the  Some people experience but little  difficulty in making fools of * themselves.  Ask a conceited man a question  and ho will never sav. "E don't  know."  Minard's liniment Cures LaGrippe.  It is  all   well     enough  to   judge  'o  tailor bv his clothes.  ,   An  Au 'Iteyoir.'���������'���������,. ������������������  Ijuvo and a stork they met one day.  ".Love."    said    the'   stork,    "oh,    whithei  away?  "Why hurry and hurry and hurry so fast?  Is time so pressing that work won't last?  Oh,    whither   away,    and   where   is    the  place?"  And  Cupid  swift pointed  and turned his  face,  And  away   he  sped,   and   the stork  cried  clear,  "I'll see you later, my Cupid, dear!"  What"Women   Like.  , He���������I -love'you, darling,  more than  words can utter.  Sho���������Utter them just the same, Harry.   I* like to hear as much as I can.  Siclc   and   Disseonrnged.  "He used to be so optimistic���������always  smiling and full of hope."  'T know it. But that was before he  found out that he was getting $3 a'  week less than the man at the next  desk."         -  In   a  Brotvn   Study.  Architect���������Have you any suggestions  for tbe study, Mr. Quickrich?  Quickrich���������Only that it must be  brown Great thinkers, I understand,  are generally found In a brown study.  Lunacy  In  Scotland.  Since 185S the number of lunatics in  Scotland has increased by 180 per cent,  while the population increase has been  only 49 per cent  Wonderful     Cures     By     Dodd's  Kidney   Pills   Causing  r ���������  Much   Talk. <������  Dame    Joseph   J>lillette,    of   St.    Rosnlre,  ,    Telia of Her    Pains,   nod    Dow   Kanlly  She Got'Kld ofTliem. ' ,'  St. Hosaire, D'Arthabas'ca', Que.,  Jan. 5.���������(Special)���������Among the people  .of this neighborhood there lias been  much talk of late of the numerous  cures resulting from the use ofDodd's  Kidney Pills. Such diseases' as Rheumatism, Backache, Heart Disease  and even Catarrh have .yielded readily to this wonderful remedy, and  people are fast learning how important it is that tho Kidneys should bo  kept in shape to perforin .their duty  of removing impurities from the  blood.  One' of those who speak out often  and earnestly for the good , that  Dodd's "Kidney Pills have done is  good Dame JosSph Milette. Sho suffered from Kidney .Complaint and Ca-  .tarrh and is now completely cured.  Tt is not to be wondered at that sho  speaks  as  follows :  "I suffered much from -malady of  the,. Kidneys. -It fettled in the loins  and gave mo great pain and discomfort. "I took two boxes of Dodd's  Kidney Pills and am perfectly well.  Dodd's Kidney Pills are a, grand  remedy for me. I give Dodd's Kidney Pills1 my certificate from a big  heart."  Many others.-once suffererd butnfy  in good health, unite with Dame  ���������Joseph Milette in singing the praises  of Dodd's. Kidney Pills. ; They have  proved conclusively that no disease  avjsing from "diseased kidneys can  stand before 'them      ' "','���������"  . Naturally ^the man who leads a  crooked life is unable to keep both  feet in "the straight and narrow  path. '  Horses  sible to  they are  are like eggs,  tell    what's in  broken.  It  is  irnpos-  them until  UNEQUALLED.���������Mr. Thos. Brunt, Ty-  endinaga, , Ont.. writes :���������" I have to  thank you for recommending Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil for bleedine piles. , I was  troubled with them for nearly fifteen  years, and tried almost everything I  could hear or think of. I have now been  free from the distressing complaint for  nearly eighteen months. T hope you will  continue "to  recommend it."  Tf the average woman .knew what  her neighbors say of her.she would  probably talk about .them, worse than  ever.  A  lazy man  is    always  work other people.  trying  to  Down Sick with a Cold  If we could only convince you how easily  you could cure a cough or a cold by using  Gray's Syrup  of  Fed Spruce Gum  there would be less pneumonia and consumption. ��������� It will cure your cold as quick- . |  ly as you caught it.   '  All Druggists 25 cents.  EBBSZaEBSESESa  ^  IN QUEBEC  HOUSEHOLD  HINTS.  , When a lock works stiffly, fill the  barrel of th'e key with oil and put it  into the lock. The effect will generally  be excellent.  A heavy broom should always be selected in preference to a light one for  thorough sweeping, as the weight aids  'in the process.  To clear a stove of clinkers put a  handful of salt into it during a hot  fire. When cold, remove the clinkers  with" a cold chisel.  Renovate   brass   chandeliers* which  have become dirty and discolored by  'washing 'them   with   water  in   which  onions have been boiled.  To rid-a pantry of insects stir a couple of pounds of alum, into four quarts  of boiling water. Then take a brush  and apply it, as hot as possible, to the  cracks and crevices, shelves, etc. ���������������������������  Cut out the best pieces of your..old  oilcloth when you aro substituting a  new one and 'use them for, rests for  your pots and kettles when you bring  them from the .stove to the table.  To remove whitewash marks from  floors, .furniture' and windows apply a  small quantity of paraffin on "a. soft  cloth.' Tho stains will disappear com-  .. pletcly, and this does not injure the  most delicate paints  To  Independent Wom.cn.  Fashionable clergymen sel-^jm insert  the word '"obey" in the ma;. :age service.  It is the bride's pet aversion. While  it has never really prevented a wedding, it is a stumbling block to the  altar.  ���������  A pretty and a tactful way out of thia  difficulty of the marriage ceremony was  suggested by a bride, who substituted  tho word "yield" for "obey" and thereby asserted her right ito equality with  her husband. She recognized his authority, but it was' the authority of  love, not law, and to the feminine mind  there is a wide difference between doing a thing because you want to do it  and because you have to.'  No man has'a right to rule his wife  any more than she has to rule him.- If  a woman hasn't honesty enough to be  trusted with her husband's purse,' il  she hasn't discretion enough to be the,  confidant of his business secrets, if she  hasn't sense enough to know what to  do without being bidden like 'a child,  she is riot fit to marry.���������Hartford Post.  ^ouseJitepersmustfinditdif-.  -ficult to decide whichFACJiA6������  TEA is The best- th ere are so many.  ���������* >���������'���������_> If you trf-^ ���������$.������������������>���������;.���������''  ���������It mil settle all doubts.  INQ?  4g=H< USE EDDY'S  IMPERVIOUS SHEATHING  - THE BEST BUILDING PAPER MADE.  *- i.*i'.. . a ���������  c It Is very much stronger and thicker than any other (tarred or building)  paper. It Is Impervious to wind, keeps out cold, keeps In heat, curries no smell  or odor, absorbs no moisture, Imparts 'no taste or .flavor' to ��������� anything with  ���������which lt comes in contact. It is largely used not only for sheeting houses, but'  for lining cold storage buildings, refrigerators, 'dairies,,' creameries,-' and all  places where the object is to keep an even ,,and* uniform temperature, and at'  the same time avoiding dampness. _.  Write our Agents, TEES & PEKSSE, Winnipeg, for samples. ���������  . THE E. ra. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL.  THE BEST.  ,   Woman's   Choice..       rl  The best work, says1 an English writer,  in the world* is .done by those of  both__sexes to whom  love is  not-the  master passion.   Long ago Balzac insisted on.this  great "truth,  and it is  only when a woman has cut men clean  out of her life that she becomes a great  artist. Thus it will be seen .that brains  do not make for the happiness of woman, for at heart there is scarcely a  woman alive who would not thrill at  her    man's   successes   as   she   never  would at her own, who would not rather be the little wife of a great man  than the great   wife of a   little  one.  Perhaps  unwillingly   has  been  thrust  on  her the burden of fame,'and she  must stagger_painfully along under its  weight, for no one can help her, envying the happy woman who sits warm  in the ingle nook, who has no lonely  tasks, no drudging hours, but who puts  her  heart and intelligence into  home,  making it a nest of comfort for those  sho loves.  CARNEFAC  STOCK FOOD.  ,   A Veterinary Conditioner.  Winnipeg,   March   5,   1902.  W.  G. Douglas.   Esq. *     '       --  Dear Sir���������This is to certify that ,1 examined W. G. Douglas' 'formula for the  Condition Powder, "Carnefac," and think  it excels any food; ever put before the  public for purifying the blood and fattening purposes.���������Yours,'. GEO. . P. MURRAY,  V.S.  You  can  obtain it from your  dealer.  Tlie  man  who   is  double    life  is   generally  can't live one decentlv.  trying  a  to   lead a  man   who  A Common  Bred Cow  When toned up by  Dick's Blood Purifier   will   give   aa  much and as rich  mil.kasahigb.ly  bred aristocratic  Jerfiey cowgivea  upon or-  dinary  feed, and  a Jersey  cowwhen  given.  DICK'S  BLOOD PURIFIER  will wonderfully increase her yield  of milk. It saves feed too, because  a smaller amount of well digested  food satisfies the demands of the  ���������ystem and every particle of nour-  Bishment sticks.  60 cents a package.  Leemias, Miles & Co., Agents,  MONTREAL.  Eyelashes.  v An eyelash is a pointed hair. If it is  cut, it will never regain 'the pointed  state. It always lives for.'a certain  length of time, then falls out, to be replaced in a vigorous skin soil by another lash. It grows approximately to its  full length more quickly than a hair  in any other situation. It may fade  from the skin extremity. In that case  there is something wrong with the secretion of pigment, and the fading is  likely to increase and be permanent.  Or it may fade from, the tip. In tho  latter case the lash itself is either effete or injured.' If .a*. lash fading from  the tip has the faded part cut away,  the lash will 'grow and will not show  any fading. A lash, like, any ��������� other,  hair, does not grow.from the free end,  but from the part within the skin.  A.  man  with a lot  be satisfied with his  01" money should  lot.  20 MILLION BOTTLES  SOLD EVERY YEAR.  SANTA CLAUS  Advises" after you enjoy your ChristmM  Turkey, continue the pleasure by ���������mob  Ing  a  LUCINA CIGAR.  So  other  has tliat  peculiar  sweet flavor.  Manufactured by'  GEO.    F".    ORVAN    A.   00-  TRADE  MARK.  -TV  Clen.iiing\< Common  I-inceH.  In cleaning common laces make a  suds. Let the lace soak in this for- ten  hours or more. Then rub gently between the .palms of the hands. Wash  in a second suds in the same manner,  then rinse until the water is clear. If  the lace is to be tinted, do it now; then  starch. Have a flannel tacked tightly  on a board; spread the lace on.this and  pin to the flannel. Be sure that the  lace is drawn. out properly and that  each point is fastened to the flannel  with a pin or the wet lace may be  drawn out perfectly smooth, covered  with a piece of cheesecloth and ironed  with a moderate!}' hot iron until quite  dry. .  Sappho.  The one poem most often translated  into every language of tbe civilized  and uncivilized world was written by  a woman���������"The Ode to Aphrodite," by  Sappho. Shakespeare's works have  borne the test of but three centuries.  Sappho's have stood through twenty-  five centuries.  Happiness Is the absence of pain, and millions have been made happy through being  cured by St Jacobs Oil of RHEUMATISM,  NEURALGIA, TOOTHACHE, HEADACHE. LAMENESS, SCALDS. BURNS.  SPRAINS, BRUISES and all pains forwhlch  an external remedy can be applied. It never  fails to cure. . Thousands who have been declared Incurable at bath3 and in hospitals have  thrown away their crutches, being cured after  using St. Jacobs Oil. Directions in eleven  languages accompany every bottle. *  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  SANITARIUM  Arrow *Lak������, Hi.ID.  Situated midst scenery unrivalled  grandeur. The most complete health  sort on the continent of North America.  Ita baths cure ."II . NerToui and Mnioti  lar diseases. Its waters heal all KidneJt  Liver and Stomach ailment*.  They are a nover-failing remedy for all  Rheumatic troubles.'  TERMS  $15 to $1S  to residence in Hotel or  per weak,  according  Villas.  IMPERflAL MAPLE SYRUP  The quality standard from Ocean te  Ocean. Your money back it not satisfactory. ������  ROSE A LAFLAMMBf, Ajrts., MONTBXAL.  iWKWMKHWOx ������������������������������ ��������� *a���������>-ai-������.o-u-������.f*a-^+\  Girls arc weak creatures'at best,  yet the ..weakest oi them is-capable  of throwing a strong man over1 with  the greatest of case.  Woman may* never break' into parliament, but. she will continue to bo  speaker of tiie house just the same.  DRUNKENNESS A  DISEASE  and can be cured at  THE KEELEY INSTBTUTB  133 Osborne 8t., Winnipeg.    Established 1H0.  Over 800,000 cures.   Don't  bo deceived   if yo������  want a cure    Tako   The Keeley   where   yoa  aro treated bv  a qualified  physician.    Corsea.  pondbnee strictly private.  T.  H-   METCALFE &  GOV  Grain and Commission Morohants.  HIphcat prices pnltl for'wheat, oats, barley or flar in carlotH. "Wire or write me  for prices beforo selling. JLlb'eral advances made on .-consignments and handled  on corojnlssion.    Licensed and Bonded.  V. O   Box 550. Winnipeg. Man.  Ragged clothes quickly���������  that's what common soaps  with "premiums"  cost; but  WANTED���������  Fresh, 1 wo 11  made. Also  Ef-rfir.������ of the year a. u. 1P03 If none n<.\v. take  address nnd ship lmor. _ We ship I'rcad frozen  so'tliat it. cutsand cats like new made.  WINNBPEG   CO-OPERATCVE SOCIETY  The Sakery, Cor.  Elgin and Kcra .  St. Winnipeg.        [Correspondence Solicited,  Some women grow weary trying to  look young, but they do not tiro  themselves half as much as they tire  others.  REDUCES  EXPENSE  Asts. for the Oclacon Bar ������4<  The average man is generous to a  fault���������if it happens to be one of his  own; and he treats it so well it stay.������-  with him.  AAA.     IM.    ������-������.    No.    4IO. ���������  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  Subscription $2 oo a year,  TO. B. Buoecson, Sbitor.  " XST Advertisers who want their, ad  changedT should get copy in by  9 a.m. day-before issue.  The Editor will'not be responsible for,the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  fob Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.   -  COAL MINERS' STRIKES.  At, a   meeting of   the  Kootenay  Presbytery held at* Nelson on  the  15th  February,  a   resolution  was  passed   entreating  and   emploring  the  directors   of  the   Crow's  Nest  Pass  Coal Co., to adopt the most  prompt and energetic measures to  adjudicate upon the. alleged grievances of the men, with a view to the  immediate resumption of,work and  ,thus  averting   the   hard-rhips   and  sufferings which mustfall upon the,  .,families of( the strikers.    The  resolution attributes the cause of the  strike to repeated breaches of faith  on ihe part .f the managers of the  Coal Co., and'their failure to meet  the men and   their   representatives  in   a brotherly  spirit,  or to  adequately recognise either their ft-ei-  , ings or their rights.    The Victoria  Colonist  in   commenting   on   the  Fernie strike, and the troubles at  Nanaimo, says   " it is curious  that  troubles  should   have  broken   out  simultaneously at Fernie and Nanaimo immediately upon the opening of the United States market to  .Canadian coal, as the Western fuel  interests predicted the the ruin  of  their   home  "industries  if   British  ' Columbia coal was allowed in free  of duty." . This is only a conjecture!  The. real cause of the strike is the  dissatisfaction  of  Montreal shareholders   with the smallness of the  dividends paid on Crow's Nest Coal  mines stock, which is held in that  ' city to the extent of some twenty  ' millions of dollars.  ' Expenses must  be   reduced  in  order    to   increase  dividends, andthe first move in this  direction has caused trouble.  TRAP FISHING.  " The Victoria Chamber of Com  merce has passed a resolution, in  favour of allowing British subjects  to use traps, drag nets, and purse  seines for the catching of fish in  British Columbia waters,' and ask  the assistance of Nanaimo" and  other Island cities. A committee on  manufactures was also appointed  for the encouragement pf home  manufactures.  DIRECT rrom the GROWER to the CONSUMER  C.J.  MOORE. Sole Agent  him.in the minds of his co-Presbyters the kindest memories and takes  with him their best wishes.for future, happiness and usefulness in  the service of the church and her  divine Head;" Extracted from the  minutes of the Presbytery of Victoria, by D A. MacRae, Presbytery  .clerk, Victoria, Feb. 20th, 1903.  , '  PRESENTATION   AND  VALEDICTORY.  " After a business meeting of the  managers of St. George's Church  they adjourned to the residence of  Mr Riley to bid farewell and Godspeed to their pastor Rev. Thomas  Glassford. In reply he thanked  them and in a few well chosen  words reviewed his pastorate, among  them, forecasting for the congregation usefulness and prosperity if  they were loyal to their Master the  Great Head of the church.  On Thursday a delegation of a  number of the congregation met for  the purpose of presenting Mr Glass-  ford with a gold-headed cane as  souvenier of his stay among them  and as a token of their respect for  his sterling qualities as a pastor,  friend and Christian gentleman.  The following minutes are an index  of the esteem of the colleagues of  Rev. Mr Glassford in the Presbytery of Victoria:���������<; In accepting  the resignation of Rev. T. S. Glassford .... the Preshyteiy of  Victoria desires to place on record  it,R high es.imaie of his minisierial  fuilhfulneas,Christian character and  general ability.      He leaves behind  MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  Notice is hereby given that the  Court of .Revision for the Municipality of the City of Cumberland  for hearingall complaints against  the Assessment as made by the Assessor of the paid Municipality, will  be held at the City,Hall, Cumber-  Li nd, on Wednesdav, the 25th day  of March next, at 7 30 p.m.', and so  on from day to day until the complaints shall have,been heard,' pro--  vided that at least ten day-^ noi ice  shall have been given of such complaints.     '< ,'���������  D.������ted at Cumberland the 2nd day  of March, 1903, ,  L   W. NUNNK.  Citt Municipal Clerk.  -  .'3-3-03 4t ."-.���������.  meet us in our Legislature or Parliament  of the <*aid Province, at Our City of "Victoria, FOR THE DESPATCH OF BUSINESS, to ireai, do, act and conclude upon those things which/in our Legislature  of the Province of British Columbia, bv  the Common Council of Our said Province may, by the favour of God,' be ordained.  InTf.stiomy Whereof, we have caused  these Qur Letters to he made  Patent  and the Great Seal'of Our said Province,  to be hereunto affixed:  Witness, the Honourable Sir, Henri  '   GUSTAVE  JOLY DK  Lo'iBINIERE,   K.C.  '  M.G., Lieutenant-Governor of Our said  *    Province of British  Columbia, at'Our  .    Government   House,   in  ,Our   City  of  Victoria,, in   Our "said   Province,   this  nineteenth day of February, in the year  of Our Lord one   thousand   nine  hun-  'f< dred and   three,  and in the third year  of Our Reign.  By Command. ������  '  , ,'      A. CAMPBELL REDDIE,  DepLits Provincial Secretary."  3-3-03  '  <8&������  NOTICE.  TS GIVEN that all accounts due the  ��������� , Estate of the late Mrs Janet Gleason  must he paid, and all bills presented to tbe  undersigned on or before the 1st day of  Aoril, 1903. *  WM. GLEASON,  Administrator.  New England Hotel,  Cumberland, B C.  [L.S ]  HENRI  G. JOLYde LOTBINIERE,  CANADA,  Province of British Columbia.  EDWARD VII., by the Grace of God, of  the United Kingdom of Great Britain  and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender  of the Faith, etc., etc., etc.  To our faithful the  Members  elected   to  serve   in   the  Legislative Assembly of  our Province of British Columbia, and  summoned and called to a meeting of  the Legislaiure or   Parliament   of our  said Province, at our Citv of  Victoria,  on Thursday the twelfth day of March,  one thousand  nine hundred and three,  to have been commenced and held, and  every one of you,���������Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION.  H. A   Maclean,   Deputy   Attorney-  General.  WHEREAS the meeting of the Legislature or Parliament of the Province of British Co.umbia stands called  for Thursday, the twelfth day of' March,  one thousand nine hundred and three, at  which time, at our City of Victoria, you  were he d and constrained to appear:  NOW KNOW YE, that for divers  . causes and considerations, and taking into consideration the ease and convenience  of our loving <ubjer.������s, We have thought  fit, by and with advice of our Executive  Council, of the Province of British Columbia, to relieve you, and each of you, of  vour attendance at the time aforesaid;  hereby convoking, and by these presents  enjoining you, and each of you, that on  Thursdav the second day of Aoril, one  thousand   nine   hundred  and three, you  A, Fine Assortment  [L.S.]  HENRI G. JOLYde LOTBINIERE,  ' ; CANADA,  Province of British Columbia  EDWARD VII., by the Grace of God, of  the United kingdom of Great   Britain  'and Ireland and of the British Domin-  ���������    ions bevond the Seas, KING, Defender  of the Faith, etc, etc., etc  To   our faithful  the members elected to  serve   in  the   Legislative  Assembly of  -  our Province, of British   Columbia, at,  our City of Victoria,���������Greeting.    .    *. .  A   PROCLAMATION.    ���������  H.A. "Maclean  \ ,  TjCTHEREAS we  Dep Attorney-General J"   ���������������     arc'clesiroiia  and resolved, as soon as may be,, to meet  our people of our Province of British  Columbia, and to' have their advice jn  our Legislature : , '  NOW   KNOW   YE,    that for  divers  causes  and   considerations,   and   taking  into consideration the ease  and   convenience   of our   loving subjects,   We have  thought tit, by and with the advice of our  Executive  Council,   to . hereby convoke,  and   by these   presents  enjoin you,   and  each   of .you,   that    on    Thursday   the  twelfth day of March, one thousand nine  hundred and threc,you meet us in our said  Legislature  or   Parliament  of   our said  Province, at our  City of Victoria,   FOR  THE DISPATCH OF BUSINESS, to  treat,   do,  act   and  conclude upon those  things   which in   our   Legislature  of  the  Province  of  British   Columbia,   by   the  .common   Council  of our   said   Province  may, by the favour of God, be ordained.  In Testimony Whereof, We ha\e  caused the'se Our Letters  to   be   made  Patent and the Great Seal of Our said  Province to be hereunto affixed :  Witness, the  Honourable   Sir Henri  GUSTAVE  JOLY DE LOTBINIERE, K.C  M.G., Lieutenant-Governor of our said  , Province of British Columbia, at our  Government House, in our Cuy of  Victoria, in' our said Province, this  thirteenth day of February, in the  year of our Lord one thousand nine  hundred and three, and 111 the third  year of our Reign.  By Command,  A   CAMPBELL REDDIE,  Depuiy Provincial Secretary.  24 2 '03.    2t  of   Cutlery   and    General    Hardware  RECEIVED AT THE .'.... ; ���������.���������'���������; ���������"  "MAGNET '    .   CASH ''   ' STO/iE.    ,  Pocket Knives, Table Knives and Forks  Spoons of all'kinds, Scissors, Razors and  Clippers,   Tea  Trays,    Meat   Choppers,   &,c  WASHING    MACHINES.  ������  ew Spring Blouses  PER EXPRESS-  OPEN WEDNESDAY MORNING  STANLEY H. RIGGS;      Corner Store  Dunsmuir Avenue,  Cumberland. B.C.  lOFHS^f'     System..  O   r. facilities'  foi-Sloring   Perishable   Articles' are   now  c   nplele. ���������     Eggs,   Butler,   Game,   Fowl   and   Meats   oi  ..  kinds Stored at Reasonable   Rates .- :......  r f _ J  7|l|/v WARD will be paid for information leading to  the, con-,  tD J. Vf= " viclion of person's appropriating or destroying our Beer Kegs  '    UNION   BREWING CO., Ltd.  Phone '27. DUNSMUIR STREET '        P.O. Drawer   45  ���������i-wtT*: ,0i^^^'i^y^f%w^<'-p^^J^^^^>'^^ ���������  For Orchard,   Field   and  Farm,  Highes" Grades,    Best results obtained from their nee.     Adapted, to all  Soils.    Suitable for all Crops.'  ANALYSIS -AVAILABILITY &  SOLUBILITY strictly guaranteed.  Government   Analysis'  of  Standard   Brands,   snows   them' to'  be  ABOVE TER CENT OF   PLANT FOOD CLAIMED.       ���������  ���������  Standard   Formulae    / ' ,  BRAND "A"-For Grass,   Hay,-, Grain, Truck and General Farmins?  Brand "B"���������For Orchards,   Berries,^Potatoes," Roots,  Hops or any crop where ���������  Potash is "argely heeded.  Brand "C"���������For Crops .on  Peaty Soils, Clovers,   Pease,    Beans   or   wherever  ~ Nitrogen  is not wanting.  We also carry a complete stock of   Muriate   of  "Potash,   Sulphate   of   Potash,  Kninite, Superphosphate, Thomas  Phosphate and Nitrate' of   Soda.  For Pikes, T  mphlet ai.d Testimonials address  "Victaria   Chemical Co.,  Ltd.,  3112 02  VICTORIA,   B.C.  TAKE     NOTICE.  I intend, to epply to the next meeting of  the Board of Licence Commissioners for the  transfer of the licence of the late Janet  Gleason to John Frew.  WILLIAM GLEASON,  "Duly authorised agent of the  late Janet Giaason.  Dated at  Cumberland  this  Second   day of  February.  1903.  4 2 03    4t  "LAND  REGISTRY   ACT.''  In the matter of an Application for a  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to Lot  one hundred and seventy four (174) Comox  District.  NOTICE is hereby given that it ia my  intention at the expiration of one month  from the first publication hereof to issue a  Duplicate of the Certificate of Title to the  above lands issued to Edward Phillips on  the 5th day of September! 1S93. and numbered 17026a.  . S. Y. WOOTTON,  Registkati-Genekal.  Land Registry Office, Victoria,  27th January,  1903. -'  4 2 03    6t  NOTICE   IS   HEREBY GIVEN that  two months after date application will be  made by the  undersigned   to the   Chief  Commissioner of Lands and   Workb   for  permission to purchase forty acres   more  or less situate on the west side of Observatory   Inlet   in   Cassiar   District   which  maybe   described   as   commencing at a  stake   marked'" Pacific  Northern N.E.  Post located by E. R. Collier," planted on  the west side of Observatory Inlet   about  three   miles   north   of   Ramsden    Point,  thence west twenty chains   thence   south  twenty chains thence east twenty chains  thence north following the coast line to  the point of commencement.  Dated this 6th day of February, 1913.' ���������  THE PACIFIC NORTHERN  CANNERY Limited.  17203 8t Northern Cannery.  24 2 03    6t  n   1  NOTICE IS   HEREBY   GIVEN   thit  ap.  plication will   be  made   to   the Lgeislative "*  Assembly at  its next session for an Act   to  incorporate a company with power to build,  construct,   equip,   operate  and  maintain a  line   of   railway   of   standard  gauge,   from  Hardy Bay,   Vancouver  Island  to  Rupert  Arm, Quatsino Sound; also from the point  where such railway reaches Rupert Arm by  the   most  convenient  route   south   of  said  Arm to a point at  or  near   Quatsino  Nar-  . rows; also  from  Quatsino   [Narrows by the  most   convenient route  to   Forward Inlet;  also   from  Hardy Bay or from Rupert Arm  to Alert Bay and thence  by way of  Nimp-  kish   or  Karmufczen  L^ke and the Klaanch  River [ to  Muchalat Lake,- with   authority  also to construct, equip, operate and maintain branches from any points  on   the  pro-  posedline or lines not exceeding in aay case  twenty miles in length,   and  to construct,  own, acquire/ equip and maintain all neces-.  sary bridges, roads, ways, ferries, wharves,  warehouses,   lumber  yards,   ships,   steamships and barges, and to construct,  operate  and maintain telegraph and telephone lines  along  the  routes  of the said railways and  branches  and  to transmit messages for the  public and collect toll for the same, and to  enter  into  traffic  or   other   arrangements  with railways, steamships or other companies and for all rights, powers and privileges  necessary, usual or incident to all or any of  the above purposes.  Dated at Victoria, this tenth day of February, A d., 1903.  CHARLES H. LUGRIN,  Solicitor for Applicants.  To Cure a Cold in One Day take  Laxative Bromo .Quinine Tablets,  All druggists refund the money if  it fails t��������������������������� cure. E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.    25c.  52t    14 1 03

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