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Array \  11  I  iv  _.-  If <  ft *  ������������������-r  In -  fi     c<-  V  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND. l-B.,C. "vVEDNESDA\0 MARCH  GO TO  THE   BIG  STORE  ._? o'-se.  Flower and Vegetable Seeds in  Packets,  Put up by The Steele Baioqs Seed Co., Ltd., , t  ^aud D. M. Ferry & Co .   Also'the following���������      ���������' , '    ,  SEEDS IN  BULK:  Eckford's Sweet Peas (Mixed)'*; ��������� - -Nasturtium Ball;  Nasturtium Dwarf ; ��������� Corn; Timothy; Red Clover;  Kentucky Blue ' Grass' ; White Dutch Clover ; ' Queen  City Lawn Grass Seed ;      -Improved Purple Top Swede .'  1 r  Duhsmuir Ave..  Cumberland.  IMBMBiftaWll  va^fefissesw-e  ~>y  ���������sse������s&se.&$&  V:     61'YATES STREET,.  VICTORIA, B. C.    X   ,' J  ,t'-*<;./*j__/--^vi._---'(, ~  HARDWARE: MILL- AND, .MtaNTING fMACHINERY'"  'AND^FARMING;. AND" DAIRYING* IMPLEMENTS '  ��������� of;all-kinds.'.**-   T^r-?;       '.''.  *::'.' ::���������'  A gents foriMcCormick'-Harvesting^Machinery.-  Write for price, and particulars.;   P.,O. Drawer  <W59fS33S>?3-2^  ��������� 3" ������"*..-���������  563.. ���������  ������  "* -    fT_'  \\^all- Papers  -\     .    Newest .Design's and   Cobrs,  f jffi7plfeiiii^s-  PRINTED���������50.\, 60c, 70c."90c,  ...... .7. .\..to $1 25 sq. yd.  .   INLAID���������$1.25, $1.40 & $1-50   " ' -  PLAIN���������85c. to $1.50 "  Straw M^tti^s  ��������� .. 15c. to 50c. per yard.  (Carpets  .Atv all   Prices  Wall-Paper   -   -   15c. to $2 50  pter Double Roll.  An,Elegant Line of Samples will be sent  you FREE on appHcation, but give us  some  idea as to your wants .'.  ...  WIEILIEIR.    BROS,  THE FURNISHERS. VICTORIA, B.C.  Now is the time to Buy a Good Piano���������Prices are Low, and  ; easy terms-can be secured. ���������������������������/���������' Large new shipments are now  . being opened u^  Si Hick  (Formerly Gideon :HiCKS & Co.)      '  128 HASTINGS ST., : ^   .    .���������'    ��������� '   '.   , 88  aOTSSNMEMT  ST.,  Vancouver, B.C. .. Victoria, B.C.  Sole Agents  for   "Mason & Risch "   Pianos.  -__���������  rr-szrzr tjs  p.or"  1������������������l-_a~_MiiS������~p'  JOB   PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates.  Colonel Prior  ELECTED.  GOVERNMENT POLICY  TRIUMPHANTLY    VINDICATED.  f ' _ *        "    ~    I  "      J    * ���������,  [special to news.]  '���������' Victoria, B.C., March 10.���������Col.  Prior defeated Bodwel'l ,by 54 hi a  majority. ' '  '     T ' "'      "'"  Present' Mining Oonilltions,  IN   THE    TRANSVAAL.  j   For  the  benefit  of  our  readers  who-at some time have visited  the  Transvaal or contemplate doing so,  we publish  some extracts  from   a\  most interesting letter published in  the E. and M. Journal of Fobruary  8th, 1902 :���������������������������   '      \  .'''Were it not for,the restrictions  and "grievances connected with mar-  tiarlaw, one would scarcely believe  there was any war on at all. Every  now and then some wild plot onthe  part' of the "foreign . element'."of  Johannesburg-is- brought to  light,  but after oneror two; of'the leaders  are  court-martia.ed^ and   shot^ .we  lapseihack into a quiet and regular,  rlife again.   ;The "refugees^ fas the,'  'returning Johannesburg population  are   called, ,-are  arriving   steadily  from tKe coast,   all appearance of a  rush, however,.being prevented  by"  .the  military authorities by;means '  of the<per,_nit.Bystehir.;> The best in-<  formed,, men . hereVare ^of- opinion  that-by the middle of February all"  the necessary labouring population '  fo/,the mines .wilLhejherej.and their *  prediction-is that* after that- time  reaL want, will, commence';in-'ouV  midst on account:of;.the thousands '  of unnecessary .people Vhorarevde-;  ^termined-to ge^'here'^   -I;;havV'beeji  ^oVerSqdth Affica'a good" deal; and'  it 8truck me that every mau^  woman   and 'child   were   plftnuing to"  come  to'Johannesburg^ .to make a  fortune,  as -soon-as - the' way V\ as  opened   up'.'-' A  great manyjxiore-  will come than  are needed, for the  mining industry cannot get back to  ics high water-mark, save by slow  degrees; nor can   big properties be  sufficiently opened up  to employ a  great number of  men  in a. short  .space of time.'. A prominent member of one of the big relief committees told 'me that he expected a  big  strain   on \ their   money   bags   by,  April or- May, so you can see  how  the wind  blows.     Just now. however,   their is  no scarcity of  work,  and it is easy to find employment.  Were the authorities to throw open  the gates to-morrow, however, the  white labor would soon exceed the  demand,.    Of the thousands of immigrants that rill come   to  South  Africa the greater proportion will  select Johannesburg as their goal.  It  is   in this   way,  however, that  South Africa will become populated, for the excess population that  comes to Johannesburg, and finds  standing room' only, "will be forced  to Other parts of the land.   Already  the Government i_ showing praiseworthy efforts to  make it  possible  for numbers of the ; coming  mnl ti  tude to find employment inagricul-  tural pursuits.   ' No, doubt new industries  will spring up, but I am  sure the gold industry of the Rand,  great as it-is, cannot, support every  one coming to the Transvaal.    As  long as martial law holds sway we  do not expect to see any great congestion here.   An arrangement that  the returning refugees find' rather  disagreeable,   as well  as. the  mine  managers who employ them, is that  all males who are British subjects  are forced to become members of a  military   organization,   the   Rand  Rifles.    This is a reserved force for  the protection of Johannesburg, al  most   the  only protection   in   fac ,  that this place has just now, ' most  of the regular troops being  posted  elsewhere.   Every member must at-'  tend   a  certain   number   of   drills  each month,Nand it is rather annoying,   sometimes,   when   you   most  want a man for an  important   job  underground, to be reminded that  he. has to attend drill  that   afternoon.    ,You  are compelled'to   let  him off two hours or so before  the  usual hour.    Americans score here,  for they cannot"force them   to  become Rand Riflemen.    There is no  question 'about   the  superiority of  Delago'a Bay as a natural- harbour  oyerj other,,_South   African   ports.  ,'Hpw long^Portugal will be able to  hold ttiis'ipportan't place it is hard  to'say. If Britain decides shef6ught  /t6havei_;"Pprtugai'-will lose their  possession, but as1 the other British  ports,- 'like -Durban,  Port Elizabeth  -arid Cape Town, are-very much op-  ^^jy&i^kgoarBay ever   becom-  ��������� ia/^f^^ possession, it is probable-Deiagoa will be in the hrands  ���������^fthe'Tortuguse for a long time to  '.come.     Portuguese EasT Africa is  -zone of the -most densely populated  ,,parts   of - South ' Africa, ~and'< the  'J-^Kaffirs from that territory are pre-^  ferred for'the-mines for two;reasons  '���������on   account" of   the   distance to  .their   homes' they' Jo   not care  to  .take .so   many  trips home as ��������� the  Zulus   and-Basutos c do,  so   when  they -are  once' comfortably settled?  j������n  a   mine. they 'will' remain   for  ;mpnths, pertiaps-for years.     These  'Kaffirs-are also popular'because ,of  their- stupidity. . - ' As   there are'  'thousand's ;ofl Eaffiis .required   to  :work "the gold-.mines, as manias  "3,500--being employed oh   a  mine  /running 500 stamps.   These Knffirs  -aie under'the charge, of a compound  manager, .generally an  Africander,  ' wh6ihas been brought' up with  the  .nativesand'thoroughly understands,  " now to'manage them?r "How are =  you to punish a,Kaffir if  he does  wrong ?    From person, 1 experience "  I know that the only way to really  punish him is to make him 'suffer  physical pain.     Imprisonment  to  -him   is   a. mere  holiday,  and no  punishment  at  all.      Discharging  them   from"your  employ is ridiculous, as he can find work in half an  hour  at  any of  the neighbouring  mines.     The Dutch, who know the  Kaffirs so well, generally punished  them  at  the  whipping   post,   the  number of strips administered varying with   the   heinousness of  the  crime.     To  the Kaffir mind  these  lashes were abhorent) and the "fear  of  them  kept  many   from  crime.  I had a Kaffir boy whom I caught  stealing gold.   ^Afc the trial  he was  in fear   and  trembling   that la.lies  would be his punishment, but when  he was told that he would only be  imprisoned for 4 months, he could  hardly contain himself.    6 months  later I saw him free once more. He  said that he had enjoyed his1 holiday, and would hot mind  stealing  some more gold if his punishment  would   be as light again.      Before  this war, the Kaffirs on the mine,  if they did wrong, and deserved it.  were .flogged by the compound man  ager.    Legally he was not supposed  to do s'pi-but I do not suppose there  was ever  a  conviction under  the  Beer   Government    for    such   an  offence, unless it was a case of cruelty, which seldom happened.'  Most of the mines are starting up  on short notice. Very few of them  are working on the contract system  as yet, the miners receiving/the  sa'me wages as formerly,' 25 shillings, per shift for running two  rock drills, but as soon as we settle  down somewhat the con tract system  will be reinstated."  ������������������4V ""> V      A  s     ,.  Notice u of Psrtneitirip.  It  'HA.VE   taken   in   my   Brother,   ' '  liERBJSKT Mooke,  ah s .Partner     '  in my Goneral Store BuHinesa,,aud^ .,'  in future the Buuiutaa will be ear: ���������  ried on under the Firm'a name: of  " C J. MOORE A CO."     ���������'*"*' <<'  '^  Thanking    my   Cuatomw^t^ k  (their  patronage iu   the put' "amA:-'.-t  hoping for a oontinuanoe or_4me /  ��������� for the new Firm. '..   .\   ,. ..';   ;\ v ,  1 *_o. .     .  Youra  Reapectfully, , V,-  '    o. j: moors.  .-v.  '* **'���������'���������  *  The Report of the Council:  Meeting is held over till next''issue'-'*  L.J_,_  ������    ^T~__|  The Council; are calling for Wn-J'^y^l  ders.for the ' removal of  theV-Old  School-house. ��������� See hand-bills.  .Police Court.���������Colin McDonald  owas ^brought before .Judge Abraros.-,  ; on Saturday and fined j$50.oof and  1 costs for4supplying>Stinkin^���������lhar-.r-  lie," a noble red man, with liquor at  Union Wharf. ' "Charlie" got todays   for .being   drunk,   and  r-t'l  SIX  months  on a  charge of stealing a-: *J  sum of money from Hamilton, an- t  other   Indian,     On the same day    '  Paul  Brandfuir, a fireman of  the *   '  % steamer Wellington, was fine^ $50:\ '���������  and costs for having liquor, in an;  Indian camp near the wharf.  Death.���������The many friendssof Mr  and Mrs Wain were shocked to  hear of the death of their little son, -  Alex. Clinton, which occurred on -  Wednesday morning last. The little  fellow had suffered from a throat  affection foi a few days before the.  end came, and nothing ^serious was  anticipated, but in spite of medical  aid, and the loving care of his  father and mother, he succumbed to  the falaKlmess.    Had he lived un-  j  til June he would have been two  years old. -A remarkably bright  and lovely little lad, his sudden  death has cast a gloom over the  home of which he was the idol.  The funeral took place on Thursday  afternoon, the service being ;conducted by Mr White' at both the  house and ' grave. Mr and Mrs  Wain have the sincere sympathy of  the community in their sorrow.  Many beautiful floral offerings were  sent by sympathising friends. The  pall-bearers were Masters H. Mac-  Lean, R. Somerviile, C. Magnone,  and E. Hunden.  Department of Agriculture.  Victoria, March 4, 1902.  The Deputy Minister of Agriculture  desires  to  announce  that iu  consequence of the inability of Mr  F. Walden, of Washington, to come '  to the Province at the present time  the    Supplementary   Meetings   of  Farmers'   Institutes   recently   announced as being in process of arrangement  by the  Department  of  Agriculture to be addressed by that  gentlemen, have had to be cancelled ���������"%���������  X"\  \  fi  ��������� ���������_n_M_____M-lfi_i___l������___l_������>-M___i  @������1_������3������������3-S������������������������S������S������������������S>������3  la  I*  *  OF'AFRICA.  O ������ ������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  <s ��������� ���������  By ST. GEOEGE KATHEONE  I  hi  ,1  I* ���������  ���������*_i������  it"  |_J-  ft  If  I/.:  Mi  ������V  '$  Ik  p,  to  IVI  I'  Mr  ���������_?  _$  1  .���������I  '.it  V-  *  *'  I.**-  ' "She never  tired  of asking  questions  d   -about   the     woild,     which   shV   ki.ew  only  from   reading,   and   the   dc-scrip-  "tions givf*n' by the man  she had  call-  '   <-od her father.  -Hex  ������o.:nd   liimsolf   more'-than , ever  'charmed by Jicr naive simplicity, ttnd  '���������the noble chamccr    of    her,   mind���������  indeed,  lie could not  remember     ever  'Slaving known  so  grand   a  n-.il,wre    in  ,  '-.voniuin.     I'art of  this was do'ubtless  "���������due to  her  own  disposition,   hut  the  'mam who had kidnapped her in order  ���������Mo be revenged,  mn.st have e:-:perienc-  -ed qualms of conscience that compelled him  to do everything-  in  his pow-  ��������� er  to  educate  the  mind  of this'  wil-  ������dorncss  flower.  Again  and again  Rex'would find  it  ��������� necessary  to   suddenly 'leave  her" side  in. order  to   lend  his   assistance     to-  ,    "-ward repelling' some sudden attack.  V   HTc    went     from  love ,to   war   with  l.*the  readiness   such- a  soldier  of    for-  nune    always   , shows.      Fesicles,     ,he  1/ ;/could not forget .that his blows  were  A'struck  to  defend  Alaria'n   as  well  'as  iii any  other cause, and this thought  ��������� afonc  was''enough  "to knerve 'his   arm  to  wonderful  deeds  of valor  ., _  '     -Thank God!-the night was wearing  ,^������n-      -     ' '        ���������    ,   ���������  /A few more hours  and  in   the    east  <wvoiild appear  the  first gray  lines  of  '��������� -coming aclawn'.  '  " Would they all be there to welcome  '\it?(b     ,, ��������� "  '   , TVho  could  say? ��������� t  -lEach  man  was grimly M-csoked    to  do  Ins  duty.     No  doubt,  facing  such  ���������a,,    dread   outcome,     their      thoughts-  '' 'roamed -over vast distances  to scenes  ithat'were  dear   to ahem. -  .To   Lord  :i_runo appeared his beloved England.  "How many ur riads of her sons yearn  -���������after-that green isle of tho sea   when  ^���������separated by desert and oceans   from  V__c.no?>*   There is no country.on ea'rtli,  ��������� .however'remote,    'whore  an-Englishman may  not be found,   driven   there  perhaps  by  tho .feverish   pulse  of'bu-  . sincss,  or it, may be,  the love of ad-  ��������� ' venture, .that has ever been and    al  ways .will be a predominant trait in  .the /Anglo-Saxon constitution.  " Tims far the'allies had not gained  ���������any appreciable' advantage, whije  7i\ar.3' of their men -were placed hors  <de combat by encounters with the  missiles so energetically driven down  upon their 'heads by those entrenched  '.above.  " ��������� vJludsoc was inclined to believe the  ������"_mp"s were gathering for a grand assault all along the line, when the  "'heights ���������would be slormcd-'in every  ���������ravailable quarter by eager fanatics  "to .whom death had little terror  --since "the incantations of the v. itch-  - cloct or'hsrd promised a quick pyssi'ge  to Paradise on the part of those who  '\_clL  In'this particular the Matabole and  their couuiiis'arc not  unlike  tho Mohammedans,     a  part   of whose belief  ���������i-t   St.     that'to   fall   in   battle   is   the  most  glorious   fa'tc allotted   to     man  "below,   since 'those who  die  thus "are  'favoriies   of  the Trophet,   beingV im-  ' mediately   transported  to   rest  in   his  bosom in  the "beautiful gardens -where  jierpetual  fountains  piay  and  all    is  Vpeacc .  JSJunierous    little    things   gave   .Tim  this   idea",   and   his   training   told   him  to  beware  of  the hour  before dawn.  ������������������Strpnge  that  the  instinct of savages    the   world   over   teaches   them   to  select    this     time 3for     an   alt. ck���������  doubtless     because  as  a  usual  thing  Rjien  si eon  the soundest at  the. hitler  -end   of the night, and  arc most  like-  "_y to  he surprised.  __v<*ry prf'-v-mtion -hrul been t ���������>'-������'���������>  ���������lb. T "1-iv wit! in their ������������������ov/er. "\ he  -rest  m"St' he I.-ifl   to  heaven.-  JVTany   times   1/Ord   Uri'iio   and     Hex  ������������������would      crouch ���������biChind   1 lit*   ramparts  and   Is.oking   yearningly   toward   the  'region  from  whei-ce help  musl    coino  if   it  ever   did   i-o r.e,   listen   with     all  their   might,   hoping   to   detect   some  ' fur    away  sound     that    would     give  them       now       courage���������the     distant  ���������trampling of hoofs,  the  faint melody  -of a bu^le.  or  perhaps such  cheers as  ���������only   hearty   Anglo-Saxon ' lungs     are  ��������� cap:- bio , of sending   forth.  Al.'s!   they   w.ziled   in   vain.  No  signs? 1   of   hope  came   out  of   the  -���������north,  it looked  as  though  they  wit.  ���������stranded   'there,   and   must   win   their  Nor did they err.  A broodi*1*!' s;'p t-c hung over all,  -which, in itself was enough to engender suspicion, after the fl*>mo~ -hit  Had made night hideous ever since tho  sun went down.  Then came a single cry, which Rex  was almost positive must have, proceeded from the old tyrant of a  witch-doctor  himself.  It came as a signal.  If the co\t-r were thrown ,from the  infcrn-1 remons, and all the fiends of  Tophet united in one grand outburst'  of diabolical sounds, the result could  hardly nave exceeded that frenzied  combination of shouts following  closely   Hassaje's  signal. '  I  DANGEBOUS USEES.  THEY'ARE   NOT   ALL   CONFINED   TO  THE  SEAS THAT, ARE  SALTY.  -own   fight  rr die  in  the last  ditch.  The. cowboys showed never a sign  -of -alarm..- Before now they had  ! known what it was to lead a forlorn  -faope, and while perhaps none of  ������������������them had ever experienced just such  a predicament as' this, it was. all "the  -same in the end���������plenty of work,  with a possibility of a glorious end.  ���������'   Time  crept on.  T_ord Bruno-!��������� struck ���������match after  ���������match, in ..the endeavor to see the dial  of  his  watch.  In. half an hour the first thread of  gra;-/ would appear. They might  have taken heart of grace at this but  for the positive belief that the "storm  was about to burst ��������� the feeling  was in tho air ��������� it affected them in  divers ways'-���������.they knew'it, and  often words are unequal to the' ta.sk  of e.'cph'Mning -what- dppoa-Is"-to ��������� our  ��������� ���������co'.Tvicikn.s.  , cn.vrTi-iK xxxi. ���������  TUK passim; OV JIM   Ur.UDSOE.    ���������'      '���������  Now for j i. . '���������   ,  E.ich one of these -seven 'men nerv-'  ed himself for the terrib'e ordeal, and  when the fact >is "positive tiiat life  and death are invohed in the issue,  many a weakling astonishes himself  by, the desperate, energy he throws,  into  his actions. *  The allies had carefulb. planned the  assault, find those variors little attacks which were repelled without  and tremendous display of force had  been mere ������������������feeler.c." as it were, to  show, what disposition, the defenders  would lie apt to make of their  strength. ' ,  When  thevattack was  on  in  earnest  (U  scenied as  though  the black whelps  'sprang  up  in almost every  (piartcr���������  ' I hoy must    1ia\u hy    degrees    sought  'hiding-places  along the  walls  in  each  prewous assault, acting'upon orders,  and remaining  lor hours awaiting the  grai d signal thai meant business.  Through the defile they came- in a  dens, mass, those behind'pushing the  wretches,.in the van, to be presently  Ire. tod to rf cose' of their own medi-  cine. 1  , Down erne the avalanche of rocks,  aiid the little canyon L,became a  slaughter jjen.'lor men went -under  like ripe gram. r' Still /those ��������� behind  pushed on trampling upon the bodies  of their comraces.  Men. 'v. capons and "great1, oxrhide  shieh.s all mingled.*, in "the greatest  conlusion, but those who had not yet  tasted death a chanced like so many  machines. >  It was a cruel'business, but those  who were above had nerved themselves for anything,"'and so long as  the sharp-pointed missiles held out  they showed no^sigiis'of halting.  By mere numbers alone, pushed\. on  by their fanatical belief m, the favor  of the gods whom Hassaje represented,.the horde-of .black, sinewy forms  might crush its way to  the top.  Having run the gauntlet of rocks  they must face the blasting, wither-,  ing fire of the 'Winchesters and rcvol-  - vers, and if in spite of all this they,  forged to the top of the 'pass, making a gory mat out of their luckless  fellows, it would be to meet three  men who could fight like gladiators  hand-to-dand. swinging their guns  like cricket bats and hurling the im-  pis back as fast as they crossed tho  line, so long as human nature could  stand   it.  And while this scene was taking  place on one side of J he fort.others  ha idly less desperate -wore occurring  near  uy. ,        /  E\ ory man had his hands full. Rex  who had not suspected the enemy  could steal such a march upon them  was ama/ed to see the number of  black forms that started to crawl  out the harrier. He hardly knew  which one to fno at first, bat realizing the folly of delay made a start.  Such was the infernal elm that he  would hardly ha\ e known his piece  had been discharged only from the  .nisli of fire that shot from the muzzle, aud the fact that his target fell  off'the wall.  Monsieur Jules had also found an  object at ,which to blaze away, and  the tremendous bellow of the great  yager gun make its impression upon  the general *din. As for the savant,  the recoil tumbled him over in a  heap, though he was speedily on his  feet again, as spry as a feline.  There was an abundance of work  on hand for vvory member of that  iii tie baud. Tfad they I:*."mi individual l-y favored with four bauds instead of two, i hey might, have 'kept  iuisv.  The sable hued barbarians seemed  I') ho in inexhaustible supply ��������� for  every one whom Ilex and his fellow  laborers in the good cause knocked  l-rck, two seemed to spring into ex-  i:-t'.'iice.  Wiih each passing minute of time  ii became more and mi-n> certain that  ih" it 11 it."* had dccb'pd to make: a supreme effort to finish tho business one  vey or another ��������� either they would  c.l-iusl, tiie sireni',th of the fort's defenders or ei.ee complete their own  extermination.  Xo longer were the -whites. Avithout  wounds, for in several places hand-  to-hand conflicts with the fierce impis  were taking place, and these 'fa'nat'i-  cal followers of ���������"he voodoo doctor  proved to be fighters when under the  battle  influence.  The  stock  of rocks  which  had been  used to" bombard the crushing throng  in   the   defile   had   become   exhausted,  ��������� and   there was no  chance to  secure a  frcrlv supply.  Although the narrow passage way  was a horrible mixture of dead and  wounded braves, the jostling throng  continued to push on as irresistibly  as  fate  itself.  (To be Continued.)  Tlie Allift-itor Gar Is One Fresh Water Specie** Tiiat Is Feared In tlie  SoutJi���������A' Mysterionji Monster That  Inhttl-its a Miclii_,nn   Lake.  So far as any danger from the game  is concerned, fresh water fishing has  always been looked upon as about as  .safe as any sport "in, the world, aud the  fresh water fish has gone on record as  harmless and nonresistant. <But there  are instances now and then /svlien the  fish turns the tables. The. inhabitants  of Osceola county, Mich., who live in  the neighborhood of'Lake George, an  inland water about, three miles long,  aro almost superstitiously afraid of a  certain llsh that inhabits that lake. No  one knows what sort of fish it is. and  opinion locally is divided as to whether  it is a giant muskellunge or a sturgeon. . ��������� i ,'  Spearing parties had jqow and then  reported seeing a very large'fish without being able to strike it. but no one  gave credence  to  the'tales   until  one  night several years tigo. when a party  of sportsmen from Chicago-went on the  lake'spearing in charge of an old resident named Armstrong.     \ .  ', Armstrong was the only one that returned to tell the story.   He said the  party was spearing in shallow water  when they saw an, enormous fish that  resembled an overgrown pickerel.  Two  of the Chicago men were standing in  the bow, and at first supposed the^lish  to, be a-log'.  Then one saw his mistake  and,struck with all his might.  The fish'  gave a dart that made "the boat jump  as though a steam engine were pulling  it. .If the man had let go of the spear,  all would have been well, but he hung  on, and the fish gave a-mighty flop to  right angles with  the boat. 'The man  Btill held to the spear, with the result  that the boat capsized,', and  the men  found themselves standing in mud and  water'up to their waists.           ��������� .. .       ,  , The light went but when the boat up-  <set, , and,   the   night  being  dark   and  cloudy, not one of the party had nny  idea of.,the direction to be-pursued In  ,reaching shore.  The shallow water occupies a large part of the lake, and  they  could   wander   In ��������� any   direction  without being able to tell whether or  not  they   were  nearing-' shore.    Armstrong-said   afterward   that <��������� nothing  could equal'the awfulness of the expe-  riericVtuat followed.   They made their  way In one direction after another and  wandered round and. round, going half  way to their.kiieos in  mud at every,  step.  To ; make matters worse a cold,  ���������teady, drizzling rain began to fall."  They were soon numb to the marrow.  Then one of the sportsmen dropped  without a word, and no one went to his  help. Little by little the three that remained were separated. Armstrong  says he himself became unconscious  after a time and remembers nothing that happened until he was roused  by-feeling solid ground beneath his  feet and finding that the water was  more shallow; than it had been. He  kept on and fell upon tbe shore. Then  on hands and knees he crawled to  camp and gave the alarm. Search was  ,at once made for his companions, and  their bodies were recovered. Since that  time the big fish with a scar on his  back has twice or thrice been seen by  spearing parties, but they'have passed  it by. .   ��������� '      ,    .  There is one species of fish In the  south that is feared only little less  than Its salt water contemporary the  shark. This is the alligator gar. It  grows to enormous size and has a bill  hard and bony and much broader than  the bill of the common gar of northern  waters. One who goes out upon the  lakes of Louisiana and Arkansas will  see them jumping and splashing like  enormous trout. Their usual food consist., of fish, and they not only make  endless trouble for" .those who ;go fishing   with   minnows,   but   have   been  ting his feet hang over the stern, when  a gar grabbed him by one leg. The  man hung to lthe boat until rescued,  but his leg was horribly gashed. The  fish have been known to attackin like  manner negroes who went swimming  in the Mississippi-below, New Orleans.'  One spring'the writer -was visiting'a  rice plantation oa'the "lower coast" of  the Mississippi when an old negress  came wailing to the house and said her  five-year-old boy was dead! He had  been'playing at the'edge of a bayou  and was lying on the bank extending -  his arms into the water when a gar  cametwith'a rush and, grabbing the  youngster by the arm, pulled him intb  the water. 'A young negro with a shotgun was standing near watching for  ricebirds. He ran to'the bank. The  lish found ���������it had undertaken a' bigger  task than It could well "manage, and a  wild struggle was in progress between  the gar and the dying child. rThe negro  shot,the fish, but the child died before  it could be taken from the water.  removed".' Dry afterward with a clean  cloth so as to get-rid of all grease.  For stained tinware borax produces  the best results. If the teapot or coffeepot is discolored on the inside, boil  it in a strong solution of borax for, a  short time, and all its brightness will  return.  Pans and kettles partly filled with  water should not be placed on the  range to soak, as it only makes them  harder to clean., They should be filled  'with, cold water and be' kept away  from the heat.       ''  ���������  The' (llg-ht of Defense.  In the course of V trial an English  judge is reported to, have said: "The  laws of Cod and man- both give the  party an opportunity' to make his defense, if he has any. 1> remember to  have beard It observed by a very learned man upon such" an "occasion that  ,-von God himself did not, pass sen-  tence upon'Adam before he was called  upon to make his defense. _'Adamf,'  says'God, "wh'ere art thou? Hast thou-  caten- of the tree whereof I commanded' thee that thou shouldest not eat?'  And the same question was put to Eve  also."' ���������        ' - " * ���������        ,   v  CHILDREN OF LONG AGO.  known to round up and tear to pieces  bass which the sportsman has hooked.  Bathing in the lakes* is considered dangerous.  A negro was sitting. In the stern of a  boat on a lake near Helena, Ark., let-  Tlie Etiquette They "Were Taught In  the  Eighteenth  Century.  '  The "polite academy" does not confine itself to purelj* ethical considerations: The ' minutest' directions are  given, as to-polite, behavior under all  sorts of-circumstances: , -���������.,       ~<    .  "Take salt with a saltspoon or else  | with a clean.knife, not-with that,you  are eating with, for," that will foul the  -rest. , .      "''"..-  "Do not laugh at table, much less  sneeze, cough or yawn; but if,you cannot avoid it hold-up the napkin or. tablecloth -before' your\ face- and, turn  aside from the table." -      _ .  "When you drink, bow to some one  of th'e company and.say sir or madam.  ."Never regard*-whatranother has on  his plate.   It looks as If you wanted it.  "If you have occasion to laugh, turn  from the company.  "AlwaysJook pleased, but not merry  unless there is occasion." "  .-������ '    -  Now as to the deportment" of a young  master:  N "Let your feet be placed at a small  distance from one another, not too close  nor.too wide in spreading.  "Put one hand easy "and free into the  bosom of your waistcoat and the( other  under the flap of it.'.   -l -  "Do not button-more than the three  lowest buttons of your waistcoat that  your hand may not be. raised too high.  "Do not thrust your hand into your  breeches as vulgar boys do, but let it  fall with ease under the -flap of your  waistcoat."  To face this page there is a beautiful  "copper cut" of a young master in the  easy and elegant attitude recommended, and truly "there is a great deal of  sweetness In his looks."  This delightful volume was published  by 11. Baldwin at the Rose in Paternoster row and B. Collins in Salisbury  1765.-       '"������������������'.  -fames  For Farms.  >"We wish that every farm In Maine  would be named," says the' Lewiston r  Journal.  "This is not a mere matter of  sentiment,   by   any   means,' but  it, is '  strictly business. '  -  "Tho man whose farm,, Is'known by  some 'name is certain to take a greater  interest'in its pro'ducts and to conduct  all of his operations on a better plan. On >  every place there is' certain to be some  peculiarity that will suggest a name.  A spring of pure water, a grove of oak  or maple trees or something else of a  similar nature will give it'a local flavor..  Then "paint its name on the end ,0^ the  barn "facing the road. Let'it be wh������re  every passerby caii' see it. Your-farm  will then, sooii become known far and  ��������� wide and* will aid "you.in a thousand  ways.-     * c   ���������..   '    . ���������  , "Besides, how much more dignified It  is to be spoken of as the proprietor of  Oak Grove farm than to,bo alluded to  as'Jim Jones. By ali means nam'eyour  farms', and it will^make you all better  fanners." ' c,  What a Itnreau.Really In.   \  , When parchment' was-used for"writing and when' bookbinding was, In its  infancy and,a bound book was a costly  luxury, it was the custom to place the.  book on a" piece of, cloth or a strip of  wool in order to prevent the binding  from' possible ' damage on the rough,  wood of. the table. Those "who had to  deal, with meney*. also'had a strip of  cloth on the table or counter so that  the .coins should notrrolh- ,This strip  was called "bureau." ' ',.���������������������������  Iu course of time the custom chang- -���������  ed, and the samo word was applied to,  the writing table covered with green  or other colored .cloth'and at length descended to the modern table with the0  center protected by leather.,. As. an office contains one,pr"more of these,ta-,  bles It is not difficult to understand  that-the name-shouldi' in one country, ?  .have been given to'the room that contained the bureau.���������London Standard.  Described.  A "schoolmaster was endeavoring to  make' clear to. his young pupils' 'minds'  the moaning of the word "slowly.", He  walked across the room In the manner  the word indicates.  "Now, children, tell me.how T Walked."     ' '     .      '  One little'fellow who sat, near the  front of the room almost paralyzed him  by blurting out, "Bowlegged!"  KITCHEN   HELPS.  To clean a greasy sinka-little paraffin  oil. rubbed on with a piece of "flannel,  will-save a great deal'of trouble.  .Ordinary tea marks on china maybe  ��������� readily, dissolved by scrubbing with a  soft brush dipped in salt water and  vinegar.  If new tinware is rubbed over with  fresh lard and thoroughly heated iu  the'oven liei'ore it is used, it will never  rust afterward, uo matter how much it  is put in water.  A good way to clean zinc utensils is  to dip a piece of cotton in kerosene and  rub the articles with it until the dirt is  _- A Safer Sport.  "There's one respect at least in,which  fishing Is a good cdeal safer sport than  hunting."  "How is that?"      *  ���������  "We don't make any fatal mistakes  hooking up men who happen to look  like* fish."-���������Cleveland,Plain Dealer.  A  Domestic  Observation.  Lou���������I declare "since I came back I'm  quite another woman.  Biddy���������Oh, w.on't your husband be  pleased!���������Chicago Journal.  \ A Gliinpae of Tennyson.  Apprehension of being mobbed by the '  "profane vulgar" amounted, as is well  known, almost-to monomania with the  poet Tennyson. Many good stories are .  told in illustration of this weakness of  "his. One of the best of them will perhaps bear repetition.  Lord Tennyson was taking a country  walk with a friend, when a fellow  creature xwas espied in the'distance.  "We must turn back." said the poet.  "That fellow means to' waylay us."  ELis companion persuaded him. how-,  ever, to continue on their path. They  caught up to the enemy and passed  him. lie took no notice of'them whatever. "What an extraordinary thing!"  cried the irate poet. "The fellow seems  to have no idea who 1 am'"  The wealth of a man is the number of things which he loves and  blesses, which he is loved and blessed  by.���������-Carlyle.  And it Cures Them of Coughs, Colds, Croup, Bronchitis,  Sore Throat and Whopping' Cough.  Because 1��������� contains turpentine seme people imagine that Dr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed and Terpentine is  disagreeable to the taste. On the contrary,"��������� it is sweet and palatable, and children love to take it. They  soon learn that, besides being pleasant to take, it brings immediate relief Ito soreness, irritation and inflammation of the throat and lungs)., At this season of the year all mothers desire to have m: the house some reliable medicine to give when the children catch colds, or awake in the night with the hollow, croupy cough  which strikes a chill to every mother.'s heart, ,You can rely; absolutely, on Dr. Chases Syrup, of Linseed and  Turpentine.      It has stood the test. ���������* .,.-.,.  J  ��������� ���������       ' ��������� ������������������.���������MM$&fi0:z*&:  There f're other preparations of lirsosd and turpentine put up in imitation of Dr Chase s. Be sure the.  portrait, and sir-nature of IV. A. W. Chase are on the bottle you buy. 25 cexivB a bottle;, family sjzcj, three  limes as inuch/60 eon's.   All dealers or  Edir.ar.son,."Bates  & Cp.,  Toronto. V.  V  CHRISTIAN .COURTESY  In  _ .  if1. ���������  111 ���������"  ii ���������  The   Most  '    Royal  Beautiful of   All-   the  Family of Graces.  ABSTAINING  FROM DEFAMATION  If Others Lack Courtesy That Is  Xo lie: ���������  ' j .  son' Why the Christian Should Lack    ���������  ���������Kespond to   Rudeness by the Utmost  >,     Affability���������What   the   World Neads    1  International Courtesy. "  Entered according- to Act of Parliament of Canada, in tho year 1901. by William Baily, of Toronto, at tho Dcp'U of Agriculture, Ottawa.  n     Washington,*    Jan.'12.��������� In      this  discourse Dr. Talmag# urg������s thought-  ^fulness  for   others  and  shows'    how  csuc'i  a   benignant  may -be  fostered;  -text,   I Peter ii, <8,   "Be courteous.'"  Xn an age   when bluntncss has been  canonized  as   a  virtue  it  may        be  one  of  the ,.    most  the royal   "family of  ' It    is      gracious-  to" the   wishes    ���������     of  manners,   affability,  deny     ourselves  advantage of  useful  to  extol,  beautiful  of all  graces���������courtesy,  ness,'  deference  others,      good  willingness        to  somewhat     for  the  often   gruff   and   snappy   and 'say  things and do things that ' fh-y  would not have the outside world  know   about.     ,__ouqh   things are  sometimes said in households which  ought never to be said at all ���������  teasing and recrimination and ..-uIt-  finding and harsh criticisms, which  will have their echo thirty and forty ,and fifty years afterwards. In  the'Sleet, driven by that east wind  no sweet flowers of .kindness and  geniality will grow. J_et children  hear their parents picking at each  other,and those children ��������� will , be  found picking at each other, and  far down th*������. road of life will " be  Been the same disposition to jiiols  at ' others.'1 'Better than, ibis habit  of picking at children, which , ������s-.o'  many parents indulge in, would be  one good healthy application of'the  rod.     rI3etter' a      snowcr   that   lasts  drizzle,  over  hbmea  Li  I; '��������� ���������  others, urbanity. , But what is the  use of my, defining the grace ��������� of  courtesy when we all know,so well  what.it is? The botanist might  6ay some , very interesting things  4 about a��������� rose, and the chemist might  discourse  about  water    or light,  '' but without eversecmg a botanist  or> a chemist we know what a rose  is and c. what water andriight are.  Do not take, our time in " telling us  what, courtesy "is. Only show , us  how we may get more of it, ( and  avoid what are . its counterfeits.  Mark you, it cannot be put on or  dramatized successfully for a long  ' while. ' We may be full of * bows  and genuflections, and smiles *and  complimentary praise, and - have  nothing, of genuine courtesy either  in our makeup or -in^our'demeanor. ,A. backwoodsman who never saw  a, drawing room or a dancing master or a', caterer1 or a- fold of  drapery may with his big soul and  hard' hand, and awkward salutation  - exercise,the grace, while one born un-  ��������� der, richest .upholstery and educated  in "foreign schools, and bothered - to  know which of ten garments he will  ' take from a.royal wardrobe, may be  ' as barren of , the spirit of courtesy as the great Sahara desert is'  of- green -meadows- and tossing fountains;-   ' ?,       '      .  -   Christian-courtesy is   born in    the  heart by the  power  of   the        Holy  . Ghost,   who has transformed and il-  ,, lumined   and  gloz-ified   one's   "nature.  Mark you,   I "am speaking      of '  the  highest     kind    of courtesy,   which is  Christian courtesy.      Something like  it���������  ordinary  politeness���������may     grow  up  with     us under the  direction   of  intelligent     and watchful parentage,  ' but I am not speaking of that which  is   merely agrceableness of  conversation      and behavior.      All   that *_nay  be  a matter   of  tutelage  and        fine  surrounding  and  show  itself  in  lifting .the  hat to passersby and, in     a  graceful way   of asking about      your  health-and sending the right  kind of  regrets when  you cannot go and understanding all   the  laws   of preference at   table and parlor         door,  all of which is   well.         I   am speaking     of a     principle of courtesy     so  implanted   in  one's  nature  that     his  suavity  of  conversation  and  manner  shall    be the     outburst of what   he  feels  for      the happiness and welfare  of   others,     a     principle  that       will  work  in   the' next   world   as   well   as  in   this   and    will be   as  appropriate  in   the    mansions      of  heaven  as   in  earthly  dwelling  places.              ^   ���������  Absalom, a Bible character, was a  specimen of a, man of polish outside and of rottenness inside. Beautiful, brilliant and with such wealth  of hair that when it was cut in  each December as a matter of pride  he had it weighed, and it weighed  200 shekels. He captured all who  came near him. But, oh. what a  heart he had���������full of treachery and  unfilial spirit and baseness! lie was  as   bad   as   he   was   alluring and  charming.  I like what John "Wesley said to  a man when their carriages met on  the road. The'ruffian, knowing Mr.  Wesley and ", disliking him. did not  turn out, but kept tlie middle of  the road. Mr. Wesley cheerfully  the man all the road, himself  ditch. As they  the ruffian said,  for  fools,"      and  a  a'few  minutes   than  the  cold  of  many  days.    We  never get  our first home, however, nujny  we may have afterwards,. , <���������  , Let   us   all   cultivate   this ���������      grace  of  Christian     courtesy   by  indulging  in the habit of praise  instead cf the  habit   of   blame.      There   are    ' evils  iiv the world that,   we must denounce  and   there  arc men  and   women. who  ought     to   be   chastised,   but    never  let  us  allow   the- opportunity, of ap-  Ijplauding  good      deeds pass   '    unimproved.      The old   theory  was"   that  you   must  never   praise   people     lest'  we i make   'themt vain.   . No.   ' danger  of  that.      Before      any     of- us     get  through ,with   life   we  will   have' enough   mean,  and   ignoble   and   depreciating ,' and  lying  things  said about  ,"us   to   l:eep    , us   humble.    God      approvingly' recognizes  a   system        of  rewards as "well as of  punishments.  ��������� "In, the .cultivation   of   this      habit  of  Christian   courtesy  let us   abstain  from-joining   in   the   work   of      defamation,      livery   little   while   society  takes   after   a  man,   and   it        must  have     a     victim.   .  If you       had     a  roll-of   all   the  public   men  of     this  generation who, have been denounced  and  despoiled  of   theii\ good ' '"name,  it -would take you   a Jong while    to  call    the  roll.      It   is   a   bad   Ftreak  "in "human nature that there    are   so  many   who     prefer   to   believe       evil  instead  of   good concerning  any    one  under''   discussion.        If   . a       good  motive  and   a bad'motive have been  possible  > 'in, the   case   in   hand," one  man   will  believe   the conduct "   was  inspired  by  a good  motive/ and ten  men  will  believe  it  was   inspired by  a   bad    motive^     The  more     "faults  a~~ma_i~~has   ofTl.is   own   the       more  willing'is   he   to   ascribe   faults       to  others.  What a, curse of cvnics and pessimists 'afflicts our time, afflicts "all  time! There are those who praise  no one until he is dead. , Now that  he - is clear under ground and a  heavy stone   is   on  top   of        him  there -is - no- possibility of his ever  coming 'up again as a rival. Some  of the epitaphs on tombstones are  so fulsome that on resurrection day  a man _ rising may; if he reads the  epitaph, for the moment think he  got into \ the wrong grave. Speak  well'of one another, and if you  find yourself in circles disposed to  slander and abuse be for the time  as dumb as the sphinx which.though  only a few yards away from the  overshadowing pyramid of Egypt.has  not with ' its lips of stone spoken  one word in thousands of years.  There are two sides to every man's  character���������a good side and an evil  side. The good see only the good  and the evil only the evil, and the  probability is that a medium opinion is the right opinion. Most cf  the people whom I know are doing  about as well as they can under the  circumstances.      When   I   sec    people  That conqueror in .what was in some  respects the 'greatest battle ever  fought, in his last hours, asked, by  his servant if he would take some  tea, replied, "If you please," his  last words an expression of /our-  tesy. Beautiful characteristic in any,  class. The day laborers in Sweden,  passing each othcrj take off their  hats in reverence. There, is no excuse for boorishness'in any circle.  As complete a gentleman as ever lived was ,the man who was unhorsed  on the road to Damascus-and beheaded on the road to Ostia���������Paul,  the apostle. I know he might he so  characterized by the way be apologized to -Ananias, thai high priest. I  know it from the way he complimented Felix as a judge and from  the way he greets rthc,, king, "I  thank myself', King -Agrippa,. because  ���������1 shall answer for myself this day  before thee touching 'all the things  whereof J am accused of the Jews,  especially because T know thee to he  expert in all customs and questions  which are among the Jews."  'What a mighty, means of usefulness  is c-i'uriesyi    The'lack of it'brings to  -many a. dead failure,    -while      before  those who possess it in     large   quaii-  titv all the doors of opportunity ara  open.       You can  tell  that    urbanity  does  not  come   from   study  of  books  of etiquette,  although' 'such     books  have  their' use',  but  from a mind full  of  thoughtfulness for others    and    a  heart in sympathy with J.the   'conditions  of others.    If,those   conditions  be prosperous, a gladness-for the success,   or if the conditions  be depressing, a sorrow for the unfavorable circumstances.    Ah,   this   world   , needs'  lighting up!   To those of us,who are  prospeious  it is   no  credit  that      we  aro in a'state of good cheer, but    in  the "lives of riinety-iiino out  of a hundred there is a pathetic^side,   a taking  cfi, a ���������deficit,, an anxiety,  a    trouble.  By a genial look,  by a kind     word,  by  a helpful   action,   we may lift   a  little of the burden and partly clear  the way for- the stumbling foot. ' Oh,  what a glorious' art   it is to say the  right word'in-the right way at    the  right tune!  '"How reprehensible the behavior" of  those who pride themselves on the  opposite ,Quality and have a genius  for saying disagreeable things, using sarcasm 'and retort not;for lawful purposes, but to sting and humiliate ,and hurt! - "TMdn't I take him  down?" "Didn't I make him wince?"  "Didn't I give it to him?" .That, is  the spirit of the devil, "while the opposite is tlie spirit'of'Christ.      ���������*  Tho time -must come when the  world will-acknowledge international  courtesy. Now courtesy- between nations is chiefly made 'of, rhetorical  greeting, but as <soon as-there'is *a  difference of interest their ministers  plenipotentiary arc .called home, and  the "guns of the forts are put in position, and the army'and navy * get  ready. Why.hot a'coiirteby bctwecn-  nations that will defer to each other  and  surrender  a little  rather      than  in a man is one form of apoplexy.  Every time you get mad you damage  your body and mind and soul, and  you have not such a"surplus of vigor  and energy that you'can afford to  sacrifice  them. ������������������  So I applaud Christian courtesy. I  would put it upon the throne of every heart in the world. The beauty  of it is'that.you may extend it to  others ������and have just as much of it-  yea, more of it���������left in your own  heart and life. Tt is like the miracle  of'the loaves and fishes, which, by  being divided, were multiplied until  twelve baskets, were filled with the  remnants. It is like a torch, with  which fifty lamps, may be lighted and  yet the torch1 remain as bright as  before it lighted the fust lamp.  But this grace will not come to its  coronal until it reaches the heavenly  sphere. ' What a world that must be  where selfishness and jealousy and  pride and acerbities of temper have  never entered and never will enter!  No struggle for precedence. No rivalry between cherubim and seraphim.  No ambition as to who shall - have  the front seats in tho temple of God  and the Lamb. Courtesy there easy,  because ���������there will be no faults to  overlook,  no rapologies to  make,    no  'mistakes to correct, no disagrecablc-  ness     to     overcome,     no    wrongs to  'right. In all' tlie ages to come not  a ., detraction or a subterfuge. A  perfect soul in a perfect heaven. In  that, realm, world without end, it  will .never be necessary to repeat* the  words of my text, words- that now  need-oft repetition,  "Be1 courteous."  LAYING TILE DRAINS.  Careful   Atte:-tion   .Must   JJe   Paid to  th������.  Proper Construction  of J-iletsaiid  <    Outlet, lo  Ho 'of C������e.  No one will question the value oF  tile for drainage pipes. In paying-  bead end of ti������e, it is a mistake tq  dump in a few pieces of broken - tile  and mud dug from the slough bed.  with the idea of packing to .makes  nearly waterproof. Many have done.  that in this, section .  and    the water-  failing  to  run  off,' a complaint      is.'  gave  riding- into - the  passed each other  "I never :turn  out  Mr. Wesley said,"I always do." I  like, the reproof which a Chinaman  in San Francisco gave an American.  The American pushed him off the  sidewalk'until he fell into the mud.  The Chinamaii on rising began to  brush off the.mud and said to the  American: ��������������������������� "You Christian; me  heathen. Goodby."      A     stranger  entered a church in one of the  cities and was allowed to stand  a -long while, although there was  plenty of room. No one offered  a seat. The stranger after awhile  said to one of the brethren. "What  church is this?" The answer was,  "Christ's church, sir." "Is he in?"  said the stranger. The officer of  the church understood what was  meant and gave him a scat. We  want more courtesy in.the1 churches,  more courtesy in places of business,  more  courtesy in our  homes.  But heart courtesy must precede  hand and head and foot courtesy.  Cultivation of it should begin in  the father's house. You often notice  that  brothers   and   sisters      are  who are worse than ,J am, I conclude that if 1 had the same bad  influences around me all mv life  that they have had I would probably have been worse than the.y  now are. The work of reform is  the most important work, but many  of the reformers, dwelling on one  evil, see nothing but evil, and tlvy  get so used to anathema they forgot the usefulness once in awhile of  a bencdiclios>. They get so accustomed to excoriating public men  that they do not realize that never  since John Hancock in boldest chi-  rography signed the Declaration of  Independence, never since Columbus  picked up the floating land flov.'eis  that showed him he was coining near  somo new country, have there been  so many noble and 'splendid and  Christian men in high places in  as now.      You     could  this   country  go into the President's Cabinet or  the United States Senate or the  house of representatives in this city  and find plenty of men capable of  holding an old fashioned, Methodist  prayer meeting, plenty of senators  and representatives and cabinet officers to start the tune and kneel  with the penitents at the altar. .'In  all these places there are. men who  could, without looking at the book,  recite the sublime, words, as die!  Gladstone during'.vacation at Ha-  "warden, "I believe in God, tlie Father Almighty, .Maker' of heaven' , >-and  ���������earth, and in Jesus Christ,";'' and  from the senate and house of representatives and the Presidential Cabinet and from the surrounding offices  and committee rooms,. if they could  hear, would come many voices responding "Amen and amen!"  Christian courtesy I especially commend to those who have subordinates. Almost every person has some  one under him. How do you treat  that clerk, that servant, that assistant, that employe? "Do you accost  him in brusque terms and roughly  command him to do that which you  might kindly ask him to do? The  last words that the puke of Wellington  uttered were,   "If you     please."  have  prolonged   acrimony, 'ending  in  great slaughter?    Room for  all     nations of the earth and all" styles     of  government.    What  the  world wants  is less armament and more courtesy,  less  of tho spirit  of destruction    and  more of the spirit of amity.        This  century has opened with too      many  armies     in the field and too     many  men-of-war on the ocean.   Before the  century  closes  may the  last  cavalry  horse be hitched to the plow and the'  last warship become a merchantman.  But  we are mot in  official  position  and therefore must leave to      others  the,   cause      of  international  amity.  What we "want to  cultivate  is    good  will to those with whom we come in  contact day by day.    May we all be  charged  and   surcharged  with      that  courtesy.    We  may  strengthen      this  grace  by coming  to  a higher appreciation of what a man is,  of what a  woman is.   -W'e cannot expect perfection,   but in almost every one    there  is   something  good  and   worthy      of  courtesy.    If they  are  clear      down,  they are trying to rise.    If they have  gone astray,   they  want to  get back.  Jle is an immortal being whom    you  are confronting, he is a being    mad-  in the image of God- he will outlive  the planetary system; he will live as  long as the Almighty lives.   Started,  ! he. will never stop.    Your     Christian  courtesy  may be his eternal     rescue.  To the young let me say: Sow courtesy,   and   you   will   reap      courtesy;  sow   hostilities,   and  you   will      reap  hostilities.    Get your heart so: right  that it will make the tones  of   your  voice      persuasive     and your salutations  on  the  street and   your greetings at the door of home and church  and hall a blessing to all,    and    the  kindly   influences   you. throw  w  upon  them   "will  rebound   upon  your own  heart and life.   While, you arc making  them  happier you  will  make      yourself happier.  If others lack courtesy that is no  reason why you should lack it. Respond to rudeness by utmost affability. Because some ono else is a boor  is no ���������reason why you should be a  boor. But how few show urbanity  when badly treated! Human nature  says, "An eye for an eye, a tooth  for a tooth, retort for retort, slander for slander, maltreatment. for  maltreatment." But there have been  those you and I have known who  amid assault and caricature and injustice have maintained the loveliness of blossom week in springtime.  Nothing but divine grace in the  heart can keep such equilibrium.  That is not human nature until it is  transformed by supernal influences.  To put it on the lowest, ground you  cannot afford to be revengeful and  malignant. Hatred and high indignation are stages of unhealth. They  enlarge the spleen; they weaken the  nerves; they attack the brain.     Rage  A  Call  Diiv. n for  it r. J.  Mr. Marmaduke "Jenkvns���������Well, old  boys will be old boys, Mrs. Jenkyns.  cifrs.   Marmaduke  Jenkyns���������Oh,  no.  You  mean   that   old' boys- will   keep  on trying "to, be young "boys.  <        , ' ������������������'���������  ���������  Varietie*  of  Klasei.  Some one with plenty of tiine on-bis  ' hands has conceived the idea of hunting  'through the work's of all the well known  English novelists for the purpose of gathering all the adjectives with 'which to  qualify the word, "kiss." The, result of  his labor is that kisses can be as follows: '  Cold, warm, icy, burning, chilly, cool,Jloving, indifferent, balsamic, fragrant, blissful, passionate, aromatic, with tears bedewed, long, soft,- hasty, intoxicating, dissembling, delicious, pious, tender," beguiling, hearty, distracted.1 frantic, fresh as  the' morning, breathing fire, divine, glad,  superficial, quiet, loud; fond,, heavenly,  devouring, ominous, fervent, .parching,  nervous, soulless,'stupefying, slight, careless, anxious, painful, sweet, refreshing,'  embarrassed, shy, mute, ravishing, holy,  sacred, firm, hurried, faithless, narcotic,  feverish, .immoderate, sisterly, brotherly  and paradisaical. The task seemed interminable, and he gave up at this stage.  WELL-MA DJ5 TILK IM.ET.  made that the tiling does not     pay.  I have known   men  to   dig up   whole  ditches of tile ami replace them witlfe >  larger ones,   when .a little,work      in.  the right way would have ���������   brought,  things     out    all right.     A correctly  built tile inlet and outlet/are , absolutely essential.,for success 'in1 drain-'-'  age.    Where soil is of a muckyv   nature, the illustration- shows a   .good-  plan of filling in around the      inlet.*  This plan, however,.is not necessary"'''  where soil is mossj^.     About four or-*'  five     feet    of tile'.should  be covered'"  with coarse gravel to within six'    or-'  eight inches, of the surface,   ' soothe-h  plow will  not 'strike the s'tohe. ".Tliis.'',  will let'the water off freely,'yet keej>  tlie   '.soil  in good shape.    .A.'    large-  '"*"���������'     ..������ "I  * ���������'  ���������* * ���������- i.  1 , * , ���������-{ >vi  ' '"-.; *\'>>|  *.  v *,-.'  :���������> -,-  A  Mushroom'*  Growth.  A mushroom's'method of growth and  propagation'is popularly considered to be  a first class mystery. It is not such, however, from the scientific point of view!  On the contrary, itds very well understood  how the seeds or spores are developed on  the underside of the fungus, microscopic  and of vast numbers, a single agaric often  having as ,many as 10,000.000. These  myriad germs, when they laud upon suitable ground., send forth numerous fine  cottonlike threads, which bring nourishment to the spore. Fattening upon the  food it gets from the earth in this way  tbe embryo swells into a fleshy kernel,  like a knot amid the network of filaments  about it. From'this kernel the mushroom  in all its parts is developed before it  ohows above the.ground.  DURABLE  TILE  OUTLET.  .  stone should.be placed at the end-of  -the tile.,   '    ,'     ^       tp       - "-;v ������������������)[���������'  Tho , , outlet   - should also'-be.'kept'  clean" of roots  and  bars -of"' nettingr  so placed that the vermin",may'' ''be-/  kept out.     If this,is'%dono!and> "��������� ^tho,.'  ttile properly laid,  water will   -/have-  easy going and the farmer will   "'?go-\  his  way rejoicing" instead of     "cuss-*'  irig" the tile which he'thought    wasj'  too' small.���������Fred"Ristrim, 'in      Farm  and Home. \l ., ;.  , .,' '.'. ' -...  -���������'   ���������_���������" _-'* '*"��������� I  ���������-.._...���������. sv"  .   *���������* - _t ������������������ *  ~ ,'_   A'Tiil  f   .   i '��������� T f  '  '  >    '    lr*'\  '    . .. </j<-&l  "������������������v V'  -7 '-v"-   SI  '.���������V.I  -   -     -Ml  , ��������� ,(    ...  ���������_  . , ?'������.<- "���������"  ,      *> ' ������ -,,  '- < J--'1' ���������?'  ���������' ���������>���������*-.������������������-������������������c;���������;,  '- ->"'V������_  s- * *,-!"._.  '    <\   ���������- .       -'_t-   '  _.},,.���������     '   1 ')  i.lh  * _%. -i  - ���������* *** ka\  i.  Egrers  ns  Currency.  In some parts of Peru���������for example, in  the province of Jauja���������hens' eggs are circulated as small coins, forty to fifty being  counted for a dollar. In the market  places and in the shops the Indians make  most of their purchases with this brittle  sort of money. One will give two or  throe eggs for brandy, another for indigo  and a third for cigars. These eggs are  packed in boxes by the shopkeepers and  sent to Lima. From Jauja alone several  thousand loads of eggs are annually forwarded to the capital.  A Humoroua Thief.  A Belgian paper relates a story of a  banker and municipal treasurer in an  Italian town who disappeared, leaving a  deficit of $100,000. The authorities proceeded to break open his strong box,  which was found to contain a piece of  paper inclosing 50 cents and stating that  tb. money was for the locksmith who  should be deputed to break opeu the safe.  Values of Clover aud Timothy.        *- ���������'  i  , It is said that timothy   ,6f  "good  quality contains a little more than a  half pound,   or fourteen-twen'ty-fifths  of a������ pound of nitrogenous matter in  twenty-five pounds.    Good clover has'  two    pounds iir twenty,   or two,ancfc  one-half in twenty-five,   and    lucerne-  has     two     and one-fifth in      twenty  pounds,  , says American  Cultivator.  This explains why clover is so much  better for milk production or for fattening stock than timothy hay.    Mr*-.;  J. S. Woodward claims that" barley,  straw   is   better   than .timothy     ,for  feeding     to     sheep, but he probably-  means  barley cut,     as     all.    grains-  should be while yet in ,the  "dough,"'  or soft enough to be crushed up   between  the thumb  and finger.     We do>  not nut a very high value on straw,  corn stover or "bay of ,any kind that  has  been allowed   to stand  until the-  seed  is fully  ripe  before  it is '   cut.  Chemists may  tell  us  that only the*  water has dried  out of it,  but     the-  natural juice   of a plant is not    the  same thing as  the  water from      the  well  or brook.     We never saw      tlie  chemist who  could make a slice      of  good apple or peach by adding water  to the evaporated fruit,  although we-  own that the fruit dried quickly    in.  the evaporator does not undergo the  same change as it used to under tho  old process of drying in the sun. And  dried beef will not make a good beefsteak by soaking it in water.  Furniture   I'oIImIi.  Polish for furniture is greatly improved  if a little vinegar be ridded'to it, as it removes the dead, oily look so often noticeable on clean furniture. In polishing always use very clean cloths and polish tbe  way of the grain. For.carved.furniture a  polishing brush is necessary.  Good   Substitute.  "My wife never says '1 told you so'  when'any of my plan's go awry."  "licnuirk.'ible woman.".  "No; she isn't so annoyingly positive as  all that. ' She just says, 'Didn't 1 say soV  and lets it go at tlmt."���������Chicago Post.  In  Dansrej*.  "Hello! Where are you going with the  gun?" inquired Gasaway.  "Gunning.    Where'd j'.u suppose?" replied Brightly.  ��������� "Huh!    You couldn't hit a barn door."  "Perhaps not, but I could hit a darn  bore, and I might be'temoied to do it any  moment."-  VV_nt   He   Smellcd.  smell   something   burning.'  said  tbe husband after he had lighted bis  pipe and settled back in the easy chair  for a comfortable smoke.  "Isn't it delicious?" exclaimed his  wife joyously. "I emptied a whole lot  of rose leaves into your tobacco jar."'  Wjiterin*; Iloiscs. i  Horses should be watered before-  receiving their oats. If they are  watered after feeding, the water  washes the undigested food out ��������� of  Che stomach, and thereby may  cause trouble. Water drunk by k  horse does not stay in the stomach  like food,      but    passes       rapidly  through it, going directly to the  large intestines; 'Horses should always have plenty, of good, pure  water to drink, and at frequent intervals. A horse coming in hot  from work will very seldom suffer  from getting a drink of water at.  once. lie-is apt to'chill if cold water be given after he has partially  cooled. If the water be given at  once in    moderate  quantity,     the-  heat in the system warms it at  once, and no harm results. If the  horse be deft till he be partially  cooled, the water withdrawing  more heat when the system has begun to Hag, may cause a chill. A  horse should never be given a large  quantity of cold water just before-  doing fast work. It may hurt both  his going and staying powers and ,  induce scouring. A horse going out  for fast work should be watered at  least two hours before leaving tho.  stable, and then, even if offered, at  starting, will seldom take more  than a mouthful. During a long  journey a horse should be watered i  whenever there is an opportunity. If?  I  p.  a  i ���������  h  If*-'  US  IS  fe.  |r;  h  U_;  I*. '  ISr'  I1.' _  t  a' ,  1*.  i������*������-  I5!;'  1*1.  $"  I /  W  w  #  If ���������  I.II  A*' ������������������  n.. >  $ ���������'  ivr *  MP ���������  i$ *  "*i- -  MS-1-"  \ir4  I iv'T  H$<  \Xu.i -  Iff.  in  n\  ���������v;  i j*  is K  ' ���������������"'���������.  _i_  ;moon-eloiyer EILLI*. I A  FI CT  "Perfectly happy!, Well. I am perfectly happy. I go where I \v51-. I <"���������> j-s  I will, and I have nut a wish ungra:>toa."  ���������'Then, my dear, you have never been  in love."  "jSJo; that pleasure is yet to come."  '���������You think it will bo a pleasure?"  "If the right man comes."  "It could no. be a pleasure'otherwise;  "but I see my uncle coming to oiaiu mo  for a walk, so 3-ou will' excuse me it" I  Px n'  K     *  t  i   i  $  _ d      "J  f^S  if   p.  'TSTT  _& ^U������'iL.lJj_I  Asthm,dene Brings Instant Relief and Permanent  Cur'* in All Cas������s.  SKNT' ABSOLUTELY FRElToN  RECEIPT CfF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.  PESh  P.T  p./?  ���������A {_i |_J ������.��������� J  r'Beer,  '"Clii'fTs**  ji ... ,,������* t.i~ * ������*-?  ���������%  ^  Q ____  per  Ate,  THE BEST   IN  1UE PROVlNi  a"  id  Porter.  go to meet him."  "Certainly, my dear.  'Perfec.lv lovo-  ���������%  i_  ^ ly, as well as perfectly happy," said t?ie  cj general's widow, as sho turned aga.n to  j wards the group of ladies who had been  ��������� listening to a discussion between herself  j and  the ��������� most beautiful  debutante 'of  j the season on the conditions of happiness,  j     "Yes," sighed  a plain-looking little  j woman in an unbecoming brown gown,  j "it is easy to be happy, and even beauti-  ' ,j ful, in such costumes."  ' I     "But,"   interrupted    the    Genontl'_  widow, "Miss Townsand'is one of those  women who "would   look   well oven in  shabby gray'alpaca at' high noon on a  bright day.    There would bo a sweep  to the skirt and a set to the waist that  ,    would be impossible to define or imitate.    She is a born  dresser,' but I am  wondering how long sho will bo ablo to  declare herself perfectly happy." r  "She does not know what happiness  ���������is, if, as she says, she has uev.r been in  - love," chimed in a bride of three months,  at which the little circio laughed,  and the General's widow suggested  that' they ,move their seats fco  where they could have' a better view of  the main entrance, as it wan time for  the through train from the north  to(ar-  - .live, and it had been whisp.red -that a  - Scotch Laird of high degree, an English Duke, and a weil known journalist  were expected���������the Englishman to join  the exploring party, tho journalist to'do  the , season for a syndicate,'and the  Scotch Li'ird���������'well, ail sorts of ���������rumors  were afloat cencerning him. One w'ts  that he dressed in 'kilts, and was follow-  '" ������dtby a Highlander in custume also.  ������������������"Did you ever 'see so many pretty  ��������� girls? ' said the General's widow, as she  surveyed the merry, crowd 'that iiJi.il  /the hallways, stairs, and main entrance  of one of Florida's splendid hotels.  "And'Constance Townsand is quite .lie  handsomest' there."  , And the General's widow , was right.  Tall and most'divinely fair, in a gown  of softest white silk, she reminded one  of the royal moon flowers; a great bunch  of which she held rin her hand.    Thoy  - wtre her chosen flower, and by them  she had become known,;as the moon-  flower belle.  "That girl understands effects perfectly, " thought- the' General's* widow,  as she watched her quietly and appar-'  ently without intention seat herself in  on old-fashioned high-back chair shat  . stood just at the .foot of the -stairway,  - and-over which a graceful palm spread  its dark green leaves.  -, <l-  There had been quite a discussion between ;tbie General's widow,   the littlo  " lady in*brown. and tho bride as to '.low  Ithe^aird, the Duke, "and the writer.  would act when they fir_t saw Miss  1 Towsand, for the three women . md  ! watched with a growing interest the  I sensations she never tailed to produce,  i until they had begun to have a sense of  j proprietorship in the girl's radiant beau  j ty, aud would have bitterly reseated fury  ; criticism tho leas, bit unfnvoraole.  jThat Miss Town*and des..yed their ad-  '���������i miration was certain, and that she never  j failed to be in the entrance hall when  ! the evening coaches arrived, faultlessly  gowned in white, and carrying her  favorite flower, was also certain, so that  the three women were sure on this particular .evening of enjoying the little  tableau they had mentally arranged.  The Englishman did juat what the  General's widow expected he would; lie  stopped in the very act of greeting a  friend, readjusted his glasses, and after  .taking a good look, exclaimed;  "Stunning, do you know���������stunning!"  ��������� The writer, the bride had declared,  would run his hands through his raven  locks���������no auburn, no sunlight locks���������  call her a goddess, and end in writing  verses to her. As it happened, ho caught  sight of her as he looked up from reading a telegram recalling him to other  and less arduous duties than writing  verses to the belle of the season would  have been.    And his locks were brown  ' and cut short, he did not go through the  running act. althoug it did take him a  long time to read the telegram/ as over  it he watched the beautiful girl smiling*  and chatting to those about her. Then  turning to the clerk at the desk, he  asked:  "Who is tho lady in white with the  moon-flowers?"  "Miss Townsand of Texas, nieco of  Majoi Townpand. the richest cattle-man  in the country. Been here two weeks;  goinp to stay two more," answered the  authority behind tho desk, in a 1-knew-  you-wonld-ask-it tone of voice, never  once raising his eyes from tho book over,  which he was bending.  "Thank you.   Mr.   Cash; you would  : make a tip-top paragrapher."  I     "That's all right, old man; when you  I want an introduction to the Major, I will  ! gladly arrange it "for you."  ��������� As for the Scotch   Laird, he did not  ��������� appear, thereby disappointing the little  j lady in "brown, who had been his. chain-  ipion from the first, declaring that he  I would be the ono to woo and win.  ��������� "My dear, he and his kilts have beon  ��������� bribed into staying elsewhere as attrac-  ; tions." said the General's widow, who  j disliked Scotchmen. ������<?���������**������������������������*.'  j " No such thing; he is probably so shy  i or late that he   has   come , in by a side  ��������� entrance.    I am going to   look   at  the  ��������������������������� register as soon as that telegraph-reader  i moves away."  j    But before she could carry out her in-  ��������� tendons a young man in a plain brown  travelling suit with a canvas bag in his  hand stepped into the brilliantly lighted  hallway, and was at once greeted by  half a dozen people, among them Constance, who stood up on seeing him, the  flowers she had been holding falling in  sweet confusion at her feet.  Archey���������why, Cousin A rchey!"  "Con���������why, Cousin Con I" he *���������"  ed, as they clasped hands.  ���������*-.������a������������i  answer-  **pwran������*r������cirT������_r_r*7V''w-*Kr m  ������r -;4_>' _rii  Mk  _������������������,   YHAL  There is nothing I'kc 'Aithm.iiene. It  brings insuut.relief, -"ven m the. worst  ra.e*;.     It cures  v. h-i'n till e!b. f;u s.   .  Th*, R*v. C F- W.-l,d. i-f Villi i*i..j_,  III., says: 'Your trial IhjuIc of A-.hhnvi,-  ,h rie'10-.-ei-J-rifl ns good'-���������onaii-ioi-. I ������_^*rjot  tell vc.u ho-v.thiinkiul i^'oel ������or the good  iJonvtd from it. i w-������ * si .ve, ���������cluniftd  vvich pusi'.djK.u"} ilirofU _n.l A������trim-. for ton  years. ' I dexppirfcd'i.l ������vor l^iuj/ ci-r.d. I  t-av vour ad7ortis������m*ut for the cure of i-hit  dr-inrtfui aD'd ..ormenting ���������,.i6'-a������l",_ A������i;hr���������,v,  and thought you had ovei.spoken yoursulvos  bnt ie*jolved to Rive it' a trial. To n.y  astoui������1������_-������nt, the tri������������l ao������ed like,a charm.  Send me a full-aiced bottle.''  A rewarrl of $5.00 wi;].']i������ paid for^informatjon   leading   id' conviction of  persons vvitliolding'or'Jesircyin, j.uiy   Icess   be'lcngaiig   to  this ' company  H-Xtf.fiY RPTFKF;,    Mcmaqer.  ?  EVEHY"**$glf ������^RJ KG������  HKF.BEF. ,  -���������c-  Rev. Dr. Morris Wechsler,  Rabbi of the Cong. 7"iuai l.rael.  New York, .T.o  5, 1901  ; v *      " 1  Dr.s' TArr Uros*. Mbmcisb Co ,  &:jutlomen:    Your A-.dixn:������.leiic 13   an  o.llcn^r*^ieily tot A������thma a'ld Hay   Fever,  aod its composition alleviates   nil    troubles  whichr-ccmibino with Aathnia.    itta succe^.ia  astonishing and '.vouderinl.  Af nt having ir- carefully analyzed, *ve can state that Aefchmalene   contnns no   outu.r,,  mor.hi������, chloroform or etlier.     Vary trul> y���������"^^ DR> 'M0RR^ WBCH8LERl  '~~r~' AroiTsPKi^os, N. Y.^Feb/l/lSOl.  Da  TAyr"RR������s   ManiciNE Co. ' *, > \ :        ���������        . .  Gt-arleiuiuj: I wi ������i������ 'thu ie*timonial from a seoso of duty, having Jested the wondi r-  f-il off-ct of your Aathmaiwic, for the cure of A-ithuia.- My wife has been afflicted with  Bp_iuioa������o-fh.������fori.hep������1.12ve������B. Havi���������. exhausted my o������������ - J{" f V*?\  ���������_aav others, 1 chancon ta'aee your sign upon your windows ou 130th street Isexv ^ ������ik, l  at o-.oe obtained a bottle ot Asthmale^. My wife commenced talcing a about the ljr.fr of  No-raUM I verv soon noticed a radio>1 ' iinprov.ea.ent. Aster u.ing one , bottle her  Asthma hue di-nupeawd and the 1. entirely free from all symptoms. J eei tr.at 1 can cc  Gently r.oomu������eud the n.������*iou.e to all wh��������� are afflicted with *������ J������^^������ J"' D  ���������   '  , Yours respecU'-.lly,     * 0n O. D. fHiLhtb. .^.xJ.  Da. Tim Bkos. Mbdicixe Co. ' ' "   .     feb- 5.S1901.  G-sitiLinm-    I was troubled with A.sthma for 22 year...    I, have  tried   numerous   leine-  rb'������������   hat the\ have all failed.    I r_u Aer<i������_ jour adv.rtw.ment a������d   bi-ur������������-u   wiin   a   una  bo"le      I  onidMlief.eonw.    I 'have einee purch.sed your ful.-,i_B ^bottle,    and   I   a..  ever _ ratefu       I have family of four children, and f r six years was unable to work.    I an-  now in the best of health *ud doing bu.meu. every day.   /I'hw .e.nmofl. you uau make us-  of a'a you aoe fie. _ - ^TJ . vr  Rome addre,,, 235 Rivtuglon Street.       " .  JKAPH..;Tj ^ ^^ ^ ^    .-  ������?> -  TP1AL BOTTLE SENT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT  ' '  '        OF FOS i'AL. .  '  ���������  Do not delay.    Write at oace, aoidr^smgDR/TA^T   BROS.   MKDIOIKE^CO ,  E>.f������t'l30th'St.',-Now York City. .",*'/ ,' ' ,    T   "    ,  '..-   SOLD  BY'ALL DRUGGISTS.   .  _ no oriae -sruncu. h.iiu wiiisi-ereu'some-  thina: to the ������?oneral's widow, who   an  swered:      k .     , '���������  "Yes the right man has arrived.  " And it is,'*' triumphauth- announced  the litr;le lady in brown, "Laird Archibald Robin, of Bobin Castle, Scouaad."  ���������Harper's Bazar.  Not Sew,  Ai'tt-r  All.  The college phrase, "not in it," is not  new. as many would suppose, but  was used bv Euripides, more than two  thousand years ago, in his "Melc-tger."  when he says : "Cowards do not count  in battle ; they are there, but not in it."  Strong  Protif.  "Subbnbs soi>ms to be popular among  his neighbor**."  "I should say ho wars popular. Why,  whon they p/yt up private theatricals  once ho was fdven tho principal part, find  no one disputed his right to it."���������Philadelphia Press.  Tlit? RI.tfc Stssys.  Kwotor���������Yos,   sir. ���������"money   makes  thfc  mare go."  Rotei���������That's  ripht.    She'll   .sta>   imfiV  more p.opla maUe "nough money to Imi.  automobiles. ��������� f.ntiiolic     Standard     and  Times.  b  Mk Diamond Nursery  QUARTER WAY, Wellington Road  M'CBEKSON   ft   PSRPoY  20,000 Fruit Trees to   choose   from.  Earg-a Assortment of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs   and   Evergaeens  . Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL-.  REVENUE TAX.  Orders by mail promptly attended to. .  slSfco .       P.' O. BOX,  190.  TO IJIE'3}EAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's 'Artificial' Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free Address No, 14517  The Nicholson Institute, 7cS0  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  Oomox District.  NOTICE ia hereby given, in accordance  with the Statutes, that Provincial  Rovinue Tax, and all taxes !>���������-ieri >mdtr  th f Afsos'-uient Act, are now >iu. !fer the  year j 901. AH the above nanitd bix'3 col  lectible within ihe Comox Di&triof. aro payable at my office, at the OonrtJIonse Cumberland. Assemed taxes are collectible at  the following ratea, viz:���������  If paid on or before June 30lh. 1901:���������  Tbree-hi'-hs ot one   per   cent,    .a   rcai  property.  Tvro  and  one-half   per   cent,  on  assessed  value of wild land.  One-haif of one per cent,   on   porsoii:-d pro-  perry. A_  Upon tiich excess of ineo'me���������  Class A.���������On oue thousand dollars and nor  execedir-g leu thousand dollars,   one   pssr  cent,   up   to five  L_.o_sand   doll_ra,   and  two per cent, on the remainder:  Class B.���������On ten thousand rioiHr*\ and not  exceeding twenty  thousand  dollars,   one  and one-half per cont. up to ten thousand  dollars, and two and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class O ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exceeding torty thout-aud dollars, two  and one-half per cent, up to twency thousand dollars, and threo   per  cent,   on   the  remainder :  Class D.���������On sll others in excess   of forty  thousand dollars, three per   cent,   up   to  forty thousand   dollars,   and   three   and  one-half percent., on the.remainder.  If paid.on or'after 1st July, 1901:���������  Four fifths of one per cone, on real property.  Three per cent,   on the   assessed   value   of  wild land.  Three-quarters of ono per cent, on poreonal  property.  On uo much of the income of any person   as  exoeede oue thousand dollars,   id   accordance  with   tiie   followiug   classifications;  upon   such   excess   the   rates    shall   be,  nairx-ly :���������  Class A.���������Oa one thousand dollars, aud not  exceeding ten'thousand dollars,   one   aod  one-half per   cent,   up   to  fiye  thousand  dollars, ar.-d two and   one-half  per   cent,  on the remainder :  Class U���������Qn ten thousand dollars, aud not  'exceeding''twenty'-thousand   dollars,   two  per cent, up to ten thousand dollars,   ana  three per cent, on tbe remainder:  Class C���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not   exceeding!  forty   thousand   dollars,  three per   cent,   up  to  twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per   cent.  on the remainder : ���������  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of  forty  tlic-<.i3and dollars, thr- e and   one-half  per  cent, up to forty  thousand   dollars,  four per cent on. the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax  ������3 per capita,  JOfcLN BAIRD,  Assessor and Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., 11thJanuary, 1901.  My 22  and  Ksoniinalt ^r  0T     r'~n.-\n'���������-���������&?.     V'\  amairriv-xr __r.*=r_s3_s;  _ ^-���������7" rt^-^ .  .'  ^  CT^������rX"_J3-������������CAJ=/J_WA'3_a3A^X_^������=*C'jMJ������ V_K..i' .��������� J  _-t -w-j- ci-,_"i*_T"Zrf-r������^T_*_ wi*������i  Steamship Pohedule Effective Taos-  s dav, Jan������a������ y 21, J90^  S. S. "Oity of Nanaimo.'  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at North Sa.nich,  Cowichan, Musy raves, Burgoyne,  Maple Bay, Vesuvius, Chemainus,  Kupcr, Theus and (.abriota.  Leaves N������na,mo Tursdaj', 3 p.m , for  Union VVharf and Comox direct.  Leaves Comox and Union Wharf Wednesday, vz noon, for Nanaimo and  way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for  Comox. and ..way ports. :  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 n.m., for Nanaimo direct: '  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2. p.m., for Victoria, 'cal'hf.K at Gabi'iola, Fernwood,  Gangfcs, Kulford and North Saauich.  Leaves'j.Victoria Saturday, 7 a.m., for  Island Ports, calling at North Saan-  ich, Cowichan, Ivlusgraves, BiTgoyne,  Maple Bay, Vesuvius, Cbevnainus,  Kuper, Thetis, Fernwood, Ganges,  'Fulford and Victoria, when freight or  passengers offer. .  Special arrangements can be made for  steamer to call at other ports than those  above mentioned whenfsufficient business  is offered. .  The Company reserves the right to  change sailing dates and hours of sailing  without previous notice.  ' GEO. Ii. COURTNEY,.;  Trafiic Hcinager  ,_���������-_> i_v_Ll^ ' _S_.     ' i  KU RTZ'S.OWM  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSO^  ; _L C.-T _/r__. -EX.* C3  ^.������������������^The Bust in  F-. 0.  and made  by Union Labor in  "ET/"  _^r  . 1 /& .  ������K   _i t_ ���������g^'tr p~'7       ^S.*o     a    4  ij\K   p p js    rt   >/ >; ���������_, P\    .������a  A\kMf������ tt^V      ^������A    VI  ploKeev (Btoar factoid  "Vancouver.B. O.  r"r.'-nat vajijseei.. *- *������Aa_ jt������^^i3_Jt.j*__v*irjrjD_a,_fi(.*jt-___.i*RaiuT/^  1  1  ?  Two very desirable  4-.Roomed-Cott'iges in;  the best residential,part  of Gumberland.������������������ Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending    purchasers  ���������apDly av  ].V4>  rr>u  HIS OFFICE  .WANTED  All'kinds plain sevying.. "Work  promptly attended to.. Aj)ply to  MISS OLSEN, at Mri  R   Grant's  M  ���������CAssfgX&ffigr 1  feS  tif  If  _r'  x  ft '    ���������  ft,v,  .*?  THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  "      ,Issued- Every Wednesday.  ' ' ���������*"  W.'B. ANDERSON,       -     -       -    '.EDITOlt  The cuiunu'iH of Tii-t News an- ij-.���������������.;������������������ ii>" Jl  ���������who wish to ex press'therem viavi-s. o;i, nia:<-  rs of public  interest. ,  While -vc'do aoU hold oiu-seivea rc.potvii-  ble for the utusiaucas of corresi,ondenta, v*v  re-servu 'the r-ght of. decKtti**g to .iraer-;  ommunicacions unnecessarily personal.   ���������-   '  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12,1902:  *V_-*J  i_*j������t_"j. _���������_��������� *_.-������._������i*iG*������*** ^-viawmnrr ���������_*c*_-���������=c������uiM������w.������ro  rSoI<I*by All Newsdealers  i.*������*^M^*>_i-MJi������i ������.***7l-*__iifcr ^ii_t_������._^_r_w_r,V____,tl.a ���������il.  Furnishes - Monthly fo afl lovers of  , ���������*-- Song-and Music a -/as. voJcase of New,  t.   Choice 'Copy. Jght Cornposili&ns fcy  ���������.,. the mos. pooular aadiors.     ' *   . 1  ' _    .������������������_.���������,���������������������������,I.  MM., j.. .'       ....   ...  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Cents'. -  -   a  Yearly Subsc.^iiosi, $2.00. .  \\    If bought in'any mus-ic store at     ��������� >��������� ''   -  one-half'' off, Vcwld cost $5.25,4  a siving of $5.00 monthly.    . ���������   '    -, ,  In one yea? you g������������ neatly 300 Pages of  -Mttcic> compK_Jag,(252 Complete Pieces -  for the Piano*       . '   '���������'  ���������      * .'  ' r ",   If yen will send ua'tbc Name and Address of  FIVE Piano and Orgaa  Pfcycrs, t������ will send"  , you a. copy of the Mr^az'rie F?������r.     v ,  ' ' j;/Y������./5.E~P5 & .r-.-bMsii-.r, . .  E.:g:it;i a coct-^t. *3_3.. Pl.-S^asi.th.'a., Fa. .  ,     ���������'   SU-P-SCRIPTIOf:   -  .'/   For .the J.    W.   Penper" Piano  ''t   Mii'-io Mn'������r*Hzin<?, price.Two^Dollnr."  *].er year- (postage   pai������i),   cn:;^~be  '   placed Hy applying to'th'e, office^ of  News",   Cumberland,  P>* C.',-  whore  -.' -c),.,i,'>   or*'ipo en n bp p'-on.-   -.   '*.- <  Printing  IIBg  ������  ������  OF EVERY CLASS AND DESCRIPTION  ���������>?  At    LOWEST    RATES.  -\.  CIRCULARS.   ' *,   .,'  .  .NOTICES   '.- "'     ,   '     ,';.'���������  " bill-heads' ' ' '���������       *. . ,  ' \ "' letter-fie ads ' ���������' '    '  ,   .memorandums  -������ .envelope's'(���������  .   * "-   ��������� ���������   business cards'  labels & bags-'' ���������   v ��������� .-������'.  ���������'     '\ '���������-'     ~ . .RILLS OF 'If ARE  " Etc., Etc.,   _���������   r Etc..   .  CONCERT PROGRAMMES  - * - ' '   '������!  ���������     ,  BALL PROGRAMMES  *        ,'- '  DISPLAY" BILLS  -'     .POSTERS,' ���������    '       ;    ���������  1! CONCERT TICKETS  BALL TICKETS  i *- . '  ,. ;. menus       ;-,.  ' receipt forms" . :    ,  -   ,  ;    ABSTRACTor ACCOUNTS  Etc;.  Etc.,  Etc.  ID-  ORDERS   EXECUTED WITHOUT DELAY."  VANCOUVER.   B.C. ������������������   .'  I"  Fruit &. Ornamentcii Trees,  Thirteen Acrks, all prcJuced by  i i.ie Hi gen i Wi-ilo Labor. Less  than Eastern Pi ices  Clean Certificate from Inspector.  No  San  Jose Scale  or Borers.'  Death Intimations  Funeral   Invitations  Mernoriam   Cards  ini_i i mttt���������in -������������������r~_rrn_n'n~rr~~TTTn m hi   in    mini m i���������m ������������������_<_���������jp���������  ���������=   On Shortest Notice.  GARDEN & FIELD  Seeds' and " Bull  3S  for Fall & Spring Pkuuing.  Fertilizers, Agricultural Impleoicnts, &c.  Catalogue   Frei_.  -M. J. HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  VANOOUVEE, B.C.  t will Pay you  TO   ADVERTISE   IN   THE  "NEWS,"  GREAT  i___r__������ii*  WEST  ��������� LIFE.  THE reason why the Great West  Life Assurance Co. has. more  business-in force than any other Company ever had at the same age, is their  ��������� promptness in Paying Claims, and the  Liberal Contract given,' free from all  annoying restrictions.  Any  information   asked, for   will   be  promptly and cheerfully given.  ;   ;     A. ANDERSON,,  ':���������.}���������������������������'��������� General Agent,  .Drawer, 5. Nanaimo, B.C.  The most Northerly Paper published on the Island,  Subscription,  $2.oo  per an  &)  1  ���������WE   WANT YOUR  &  111  C;      . v  mug  MMwertiMng  1 SiTISFAOTOEI _SSS|  1;  DunsmuiR" Ave.,  Cumberland, B.G  Office Hours:���������8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to 1.  VICTO&IA TO W_3L__IK-CKTON.  No. Sy  6:15  No. 2 Daily  AM , pm3l  D*e   99^0 Xl?\ori* ������o.  .:_5  ...   }}!':?a -.Koengs  "  1U-*8 Duncuns   p.m. ' - -       p;wc  .*'   'JJ*        Nanaimo  f-u  A ��������� JZ:3   .Wellington.'. _r. i.^b  WBLZ-IN-GTOJ. tTO VIOTOUIA.  No. 1 Daily.  '   A.ii.  ������������������     2.0? "Buu-giuu,,    UG.   _:_3  <  ..   f.-.r'i '-������������������---Namuino...'...'    ".;���������*?  .. ,i:Zl JJunoana  ������   u:05  ��������� ..���������"���������?! -���������-KoeniK's...'. :. ",   C:46  _     . i ������r ������������������������������������������������������������������������ * * Goldstream" ������������������   7.3?  ���������*"���������������������������*���������*��������������� Viccorial. ......Ar. S:C0 i.w.  Keducod tales :o-������iud from'all 'points'  day?      rS End Sunda**'8 f?ood to return Mon  JCo^ny-8 0fricelB.al.   infor���������^ion ' app,y at  A.-nUNSMUIR  Prj_si_*bm_.  ' i '    No. 3 Snu-rday.  A.M.  ....Wellirgton  De. '_:S5Y  Gko. L. OOURTNKY. >i  -    ^     Traffic Manasror  liAS, A. CARTHEW'S :'  very Stable:  : .Teamster, and Draymen- ���������  '��������� Single and Double kigs :  ; fok Hike: All., Orders ���������  : Promptly Attended l to; ,:  i'R.SHAW, Manager.    '' ���������  ; Third St.. Cumberland, B.C;  ������**������>*-.-4**r_������-M������# XaWlM.-VVr/l  BUL_ajj-JjBJTtrri_mji7r  Notice.  *  Riding on locomotives and   raii -  way cars  oi\ the 'Union. Hoiliery  ��������� Company by any  person   or   per ���������  sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited.    Employees   are ��������� sub-  ject to dismissal for allowing same  - Byorder  ���������",.'".      .   ;   Francis D   Little "  ���������   ���������''"-���������      ���������      Manager.-  J Have  Taken      ffice'  in the   Nasn    ^Building,  Dunsmuir;'Avenue,^1Cumberla d.' .V  ,. and am agent'.for the following'  reliable'' insurance    companies:  'The Royal   London   and   Lan  cashire and Norwich  Union.  am  prepared I to  accept frisks  a  current  rate's.'   Tarn  also'-"agent  for the Standerd Life Insurance  ,    Company .of Edinburgh^and the  Ocean'.Accident Company of Eng-'  ���������^land. - 'Please rjcaJl ��������� and  investi-  " gate before insuring in-any other  s Company. ��������� ��������� _,     -,'-'',   ���������  --/ ,   "       , /JAMES -ABRAMS.;'  Do you intend buying; e rifle or  ,  pfstoJ?   E. 'so, .get  the best  which is a  Rifles range in price from $4.00 to  $75.00. For larqre arid small game,  also for targe, practice. Pistols from  $2.50 to $20.00. - . '   ���������   (}i  8       Send 3tamp for larpe-catalogue illus-;;|.  j3   tTfifir-R- complete line, brimful ot valuable f a  info) mation to BporSsrueii. . TrMBJIiif ffl  J. STEfEHS MM ilHD TOOL eOzClflii  2670 Sox Ho. C^^.V3#c^  CH!C0."EE FALLS', W&*$hfti& ^  HASS.U. S.A.     cH:""  ���������^SSygSgg   S@s^feg_������gg ^^/^s^ogg  'Cumberland  Hotel--������������������������������������  ;;    ������.  cor. dunsmuir avenue  and'  second ''stkeet..  . Cumberland, b.���������c/- ���������^<  ',,^1  MRS.rJ. Ii. PiivET, Proprietrees.   '     .  ������* ��������� ;- '      '. ' ' </,-  When in Cumberland be sure'  and stay at* the  Cumberland',-  Hotel,  First-Class -;Accomoda-':       . .-%  tion for transient and perman-, ./Jv'fT  ent boarders.     < ' " *v.,/ '���������'��������� ���������>,  Sample Rooms and  Public Hall  Run in Connection with! Hotel  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 'per-.day-'  ^^^^^^S������ei������fegge?i^gSggg>jgg%  ___������_   ^���������^S^rf_fe:s.i^������j-_B_tii?o.v'.   .  .,  - ���������*<-   SI  TRADE MARK.fr.  r      -  DESIGNS, ,v  COPYRICHTS AoLv' :  n,^?iX2n.J?_!,l(1!n(iri1 ske*^1" and description miiy >  . SlKkvria800Fl:a-,vTfeevyrIietber an invention ia- '  JKSflSSS.iS.*1?.-*?"I*- Communications strictly     '  S? _2?nt-'a1, -������,yes_ -yreuoy for securing pntonta  ,npAS?. ,cf- ^ Wo have a Washington offlcS -  - ������^StSS_ ta"** MUDa * ^ ^oel������.-.:  .   SCIENTlFfb AMERICAN, ;; ���������..'  ��������� !tnn������ n^t������.������__��������� sPcclu_9������ copies and a__u5 T *  . iiooj- on.Patents sent, free.' , Address^^  ��������� --���������-     MUNN'A   CO.V>   - /     --  ". '':'i|  -,-/-.  . -.'-'^^ . i- ,,'Jcl  OOOOOOO0OO OOOOOQOOO   V   "  1-1,  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates.  ������ D. KILPATRICK.  o umberlahd q  ooooooooooobooooooo  o  o  o  o  o  c  o  o  o  o  o  o  o"  o  flies of any Pattern Tied to Order.  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal.  French Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE. i,a.,!W_������'iJW'l-,WiT .wvw Mrt. _-������������.������-.������*,' gmwaur./ ,,������������.���������,,_w-_we������.B_iM_������i1aagiat_,^.^,ira_*������ii7.*-ia!i������Sgau������nK^^  / '  THE LINEN WOMAN.  i"  ������;  i r  SWAPPING THAT  !S ^PROFITABLE  TO  ,     BOTH  SIDES.  what one has to ofTer her. She fixes a  total value and then invites you to take  it out in linen, which the housekeeper1 is  very glad to do.���������Neiv York Sun.    i  Women Who Buy Fine Linen. In _������"ew  Yorlc nnd Trade It In tlie Country  To'wik ' For Old. doilies, Wliicli  Tliey Fix Up and. Sell.  ,        A stout, coarse looking woman with a  .   shawl about her shoulders and headgear  of the vintage of 1SS9 or thereabout received   so   much   attention   in   tho   big  BroadAvay linen store (from members of  the firm as well as fr6m salesmen that  she  aroused  the  curiosity  of other  customers, some of whom had come in carriages and were not used to 'being asked'  to wait a few moment?.    The stout wom-  ,  an didn't look as though she would want  for her personal use any of the line linen  that she was examining, yet as she examined   each   piece   produced   she   made  some comment'oriit that proved that she  knew her subject well.    Whon she was  through her shopping, she arose from her  chair, and,-with a businesslike wave of  her  hand   toward   a  great  heap   of   fine  , linen tablecloths, napkins, doilies, towels,  sheets, etc.," which she had tossed to one  side, she said that she would take the lot.  "Now, bow much is that?" she inquired.  "Four hundred  and sixty doLlars,"  replied tho clerk.       ?       ' .,   ,  "Well, send it to the same place," said  ��������� the  woman,  and  then vshe wrote  out ,a  check for'the amount, which was, accept-'  ed 'without   a, moment's   hesitation.-    A  member of the firm accompanied her to  the   door   and   bowed''her   out' with' the  same ceremony that-he',would have shown  to the" wealthiest customer on his books.  The member of the firm was not averse  to enlightening a curious customer about  the woman and "her purchases.  "No," he said; "she is not a competitor.  She's the linen woman, that's all.   Don't  know  her?   Well,   I   suppose,' not.    She  , doesn't operate in New York.  ;She does  business in small towns.   She .swaps that  linen for old clothes, old shoes, -old hats,  old3 anything "that she can get, and because she^buys the best linen that can be  bought and does a business that is strictly honest her customers are the best people, in each place that she goes.  .-  "She won't -sell  linen' for money,   but  she will swap it for most anything, and  the peculiar thing about it is. that it is a  bargain in which each side gets the best  of it. ., The customer gets the best of it  because he gives up something for.which  ho has  no, use,  making the  linen, clear  profit; "the linen woman gets the Uest of  it because when she appraises an article  /,   at ������1   and  givepath'e  owner that  much  value in linen forWt she knows that when  _ho .has made that- article ready for the  ���������    market it will bring, a price that will give  her a profit of anywhere from'50 to 100  per cent and'sometimes even more."  ;   "I have some Very good private'eus'tom-  ers.'but' the linen woman is my best.  She  1   buysQmore from me in a year than any  other ten customers I have, and, what is  more,1 she pays cash for it.   I have men  in my employ who. have been handling  I linens for a great many years, but I don't  believe one of them knows more about  the subject than the linen woman.   Don't  think she is the only linen woman.  There  are .about six of them operating cini this  state ,and in Pennsylvania and all doing  the same kind of business.   They're getting rich at it too."'-  In the last three or four years the linen  woman has become quite an institution  in the small cities in ��������� the southern  and  western part of this state 'and just over  the  line in Pennsylvania.   There is one  city of 40.000 people in this state which  is almost kept in linen by a woman from  Scranton who buys her stock at the highest prices in New York stores and then  swaps it off for cast off clothing.   She has  a  husband   who  sews  from  morning  to  night   putting ,the   clothes   into   salable  shape and jx' son who goes around  the  country with her to carry her 'great packages of linen.   Then there are daughters  and other sons who wait on people in the  store and a brother-in-law who keeps the  books.   It must be a pretty good business  that supports so many persons.  The linen woman comes to'a town with  two trunks full of fine linen and goes to  a. cheap boarding house. The next day  she hires a wagon, and, with her big son  to drive and do the heavy work, she  starts on her route. A week before she  has but a line in the local paper saying  that she would be around on that date,  and so she goes straight to the postoflice  to get requests for calls. She goes over  ber mail careiully. She knows who among  those who have sent for her are worth  calling on and who are uot.  She is a welcome visitor. The linen is  brought into the house and spread out, a  tempting sight for the housekeeper. Then  the old clothes are brought out, and .the  linen woman goes over them with a sharp  G3*e.. She, is merciless in her'criticism. Ay  article highly colored she will take only  when high colors are' in favor among  those who 'mal.c_.the- styles. You are  amazed at this, .and the linen woman explains:       ���������        . *     ���������"..'���������/  "All,'them miners' wives, they are very  particular. They 'read the newspapers,  and they see the fashion magazines, and  thoy know..what is .the style. They will  take only those things that are the style,  .������������������and you cannot make them take anything,  "jelse. They,.know what's what, just like  stU-, of"you, and they will only buy Avhat  the >ieh are wearing. Why do I come  here from Scranton, which has so many  more people and where I can get just as  good and better things for my linen?  Why do I go to all this expense? I'll tell  you., With everything I sell I have to'  give ia guarantee that it was not bought  or traded iu Scranton. They won't buy  anything I get at home, and so I don't do  any trading in Scranton at all. You see,  they are afraid the original owner will  come along and see it oh them, and they  are very proud���������oh, my, very proud, indeed."  And all of this is very true. The miner's wife and his daughter are as particular about being in the fashion as their  richer sisters, and they won't take old  fashioned things. The linen woman has a  good eye for values from' her standpoint,  and it doesn't take her long to go through  Accomplished 'Princess.  The liveliest and. the English people  think, the* prettiest princess in Europe is  Princess Maud, youngest daughter of the  king and now Princes. Charles of Denmark. She can not only bind books and  nurse a sick pationt sci. ntifically. but  a'sn sail a half rarer, ride a bicycle and  lot go the handle bar without falling off,  "������������������ir. a*- well as sew. play chess and speak  five iunguai"*--. i-iHi-din" I*n**������>an.  VWot'Il yer charge tor tattoo er beautiful girl's face over'me heart an'^the  word Mary under it?"���������-New .York Jour-,  Dal. , L_^___  ,    Money in Diversified Crops.    ,  Agricultural, experiments for a series      of years prove that diversified !  farming- pays best.      When the farm- \  er plants but one thing and -it fails, <  his work for the yea.r is practically !  lost.      Fortunately this is not often ^  the case, for farmers   as  a  rule  raise  such   a  variety   of   productions  that i  the  loss   of' one   is   not   a calamity. I  A farmer should study'his conditions  carefully and plant those things best  adapted to his "soil.      Whatever pays  best should be given the most space  and the best care. '  "Do you mean to say that I have no  right to open my wife's letters?"  "Of course you have the right. What  vou want is the nerve."  "Jnmt Like a. Woman."  "Just like a woman." What's just like  a woman? Oh, everything that is small  and narrow minded and childish and irrational, evidently. Pooh! How about  men. You never heard of a man who told  little white fibs or looked under a bed for  a burglar, did you? Oh, no! Perish the  thought! 'The truth is there are women  aud women just as there are manly,  splendid men and men of little contemptible'souls. If you ever hear any one say,  "That's just like a woman," light into  him and tell him a thing or two or three  or four or eight or ten.���������Elmira Tele-'  gram.  Drink "Water Reprnlarly.  If you do not accustom yourself to  drink water regularly, you are liable to  have the waste products of the tissues of  the body form faster than they are removed. Great weakness aud languor on  rising in the morning is generally due to a  large secretion of these waste products, j  and the remedy is to drink a tumblerful  of water, either hot or cold, just before  'retiring. This materially assists in the  process during 'the .night and leaves'the  tissues fresh and strong, ready for the'active work of the next day.���������Oregouian.  .    HAS NO DIVORCE LAWS!  t ������������������  Some   Fucts   and,statistics on the   _Iarri-  aje Question 'lliut -ire of Almost  Universal interest. ,  Newfoundland is the only British  possession where a divorce is unprocurable. , The colony has no divorce  laws and recognizes , no interference  with the marriage relation.  In1 the Australian, colonies divorce  is recognized as a necessity "to the  constitutional machinery, and while  the laws are rigid, still evidence of  infidelity will accomplish its attainment.     / '  In South' Africa also tho courts are  clothed with power to .dissolve , "'the  marriage vows for adequate reasons,  and the aid of this .convenience is  frequently' called upon. , * ,  In Canada, the .procuring of ,a divorce is a very dilncult and expensive  operation and necessitates the presenting of evidence of the? most conclusive character. The influence' of  the Catholic Chur.ch, .opposed to di-  voi'cc the world over, made ' itself  'felt through' the delegates from Quebec when the Canadian Constitution  was being framed. They ,stubbornly  resented the proposal to vest the  power of divorce in the'courts. Only  22 divorces have been granted in tile  34 years that Canada has been a  federation. , -  Newfoundland is "stricter-still,  ,and  refuses to recognize divorces.       This  attitude 'is  due  to  the predominance  ' of' the Irish' Catholic element in the  population. ���������* . '  Truth to', tell, there is very little  need for a divorce law. .Did it exist/there would doubtless' be ' many  persons availing themselves of it, but  ,as'it does not "they'.do* without, and  are none the worse off., ', t  ' The colony's whole population consists s of but-, 200,000 persons, arid  while it would" be absurd to contend  that ' there,is no-conjugal infelicity  it is quite correct to * maintain 'that  tlie percentage of martial dereliction  is smaller than in probably any other 'country iii the ,world; barring Ireland.       -        ������ '    0 ,  Cut off from the American continent, the old-time virtues flourish  more vigorously than in t.he communities . brought into closer touch with  the advanced modern; thought which  fin'ds expression in making marriage  a civil contract, to be broken at-,the  will of either , or for very ' trifling  causes. With the exception of St.  John's, which .��������� has 30,000 people,  there ,is not. another town on the island with more'than 2,000 or '3,000,  and the great majority of. the places  are merely, fishing villages, inhabited  by the hardy coast-folk who for generations have followed the one pursuit.- .,<..'  Not among a peopled like that', who  are face to face, with death as an  almost daily incident in their ^existence, ' "would a divorce mill find  material, nor would a demand come  from them for such-an accessory 'to  the existing legal institutions.  The nearest approach to ^divorce  which" is recognized-there-is a, judicial separation of man and wife,, for  drunkenness, desertion, ill treatment  or the like. The husband is almost  invariably, in fault, and is condemned  to pay the wife a weekly share of  his earnings, on penally of imprison-  ���������ment, the judge fixing the 'alimony.  Of course this arrangement implies  no permission for cither to marry  again. Strange to say, though infidelity is a ground for such separation it is rarely pleaded, there being  only two instances in ten years, and  then toy wronged husbands against  erring wives.  Proof of it releases the husband  from any obligation to support the  wife and gives him custody of his  children. * Women there never advanco  this plea, 'preferring to endure private grief to creating public scandal.  so prominent a( feature in the centre of the Town of Stratford-on-  Avon. The first/ chapel 'of 'the guild  of the same site was erected by  Robert ' de Stratford( in 1269, , but  with the exception of the chancel,  which is of an earlier period, the  present structure was built in the  reign' of Henry VII. by Sir H. Clop-  ton, once Lord Mayor' of London,  who erected the', fine-bridge ' over  the Avon at Stratford. The build-'  ing ..remains,., practically -as .Shake-'  speare saw it. The interior contains some most r interesting frescoes, covered over at, the beginning  of  tho last century.���������Londou  Globe. '  NEGRO SOCIETIES.  No   Chance   For   Him.  "Just one," he pleaded.  "Only one?" she asked coyly.  "Only oue," he said.    ,  < "You will be satisfied with just one little one?" ,,  "Yes," he answered, drawing her closer.  But at this she broke, a way. <-  "In that case." rshe said coldly, "you  are utterly lacking iu the modern accumulative spirit' that brings prosperity,'  and I do not feel that my future would bV  safe in your hands."   ������,  THE SOUTHERN COLORED MAN'S LOVE  ,OF POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE.  ' Saddeat Words  of Tonjcne  or  Pen.  "It's too bad about your son being hurt  so seriously in' that football game, Mrs.  Willikins. I'm as sorry as I can be lor  you." ' r- ,    i,  "Yes, ir> a dreadful thing. , If his injuries should prove fatal, it.wouldn't be  right for Myrtle to go to the game on  Thanksgiving, and-she's'got such an elegant costume especially for it."���������Chicago  Record-Herald. , ���������' .  ���������    a  Tlie  Reconciliation.      <    '     '.  "I un'stan's,9',said Miss Miami Brown,'  "dat you done made r,effunce tome as a  coon." '    ^. '! ,   ' ' '    r  "You does -me .wrong," 'answered- Mi\  Erastus Pinkley. *'My regards fob ybh  is sech dat if I was to make any compari"  eons dar wouldn' be.nuffin', iaentioned but  chiekiu' or,possum."* , ��������� ;_ '     '   ���������  An   Impertinence,  "I think,"'.she said earnestly, "that k  woman who truly loves a man always  lias his best interests nt heart.'.' v   '  "Perhaps,"      ho'    quietly      answered,  -but"��������� ,: r   "i.     ,     ���������     '  ,   "What were you, going to say?"  "If that's the case, what makes her  marry him?"    A 'Brutal ,'1'tareat.        <  Mrs. Jlgsb^ ' (tbe discussion l haying  become somewhat personal'���������-You may  talk till doomsday. George..ligsby, but  you'll never get me to admit, that a  ���������wife' is bound to do as her husband  rells her.-,, - - , ,' \   "  ��������� Mr.'rJigsby���������By gravy, .madam. If 1  outlive you I'll have it tengraved on  your tombstone that you were a "good  and obedient wife!- ���������-, '   '  ���������   . She  Read  It.  Wonders   of Time.  Hook���������Time works' wonders.  Nye���������You bet. I know women who ten  years ago were thirty, but now they're  only tweuty-five.���������Philadelphia Be'-ord.  Money   In   Sij_lit.  Haitie���������I wish I knew some way to  make'lots of money.  Uncle George���������Easiest thing in the  world, Hattie. Go upon the stage, and  when you, retire, after twenty-five or  thirty years, you. can, wdtgvom-^reminis-  cenccs for the next half*t^nruryand get  good money for them. I don't know why.  I only know you would.���������Boston Transcript.   A  Peculiar  Custom.  At Venice when any one dies it is the  custom to fix a placard before the dead  person's house, as well as in adjacent  streets, as a sort of public notice, stating his name, age, place of birth and  tbe illness from which be died, affirming also that he received the holy sacraments, died a good Christian aud requesting the prayers of the faithful.  Estimate of I-_.ni_r Alfred.  "The historian of the English people  asserts   that  what made     Alfred  great, small as was his sphere of action,  was thp moral grandeur of   his  life.     He lived solely for the good of  his people.     He laid the foundations  for a uniform system of law, and he  started schools, 'wishing    that every  free-born youth who had the    means  should  'abide  at his  book till he can  understand English  writing.'    He invited scholars from other lands      to  settle in  England,   but  what      most  told  on   English  culture  was      done  not by them,  but by the King   himself.     He 'resolved to throw open to  his people in their-own tongue      the  knowledge  which till then had    been  limited to  the  clergy,'  and he  'took  his  books   as   ho  found  them,'       the  popular   manuals   of   the   day,    .Bcclc  and Bocthius and   Orosius.    These he  translated   with  his  own  hand,   editing freely,  and expanding and      contracting as he saw fit; 'Do not blame  me if any know Latin better than I,'  he    explained     with modest dignity;  ���������for     every    man     must  say      what  he says and .must do what he     does  according to his ability.' And Green,  from whom this  quotation is      borrowed,   insists vthat'.   'simple  as   was  his  aim,   Alfred  created  English  literature'���������the English literature which  is still alive and sturdy after a thousand years, and which is to-day flourishing     not     only  in  Great Britain,  whore Alfred founded it, but here in  the United States, in a larger   land,  the existence of which the good King  had    no reason     ever    to  surmise."  Brander Matthews in Harper's.  Janitor���������There's a letter up stairs for  vou.  Kinks���������What's in it?   Do you know?  Janitor���������My  wife  can tell  you.���������New  York Journal.  The Guild  Cliapel at Stratford.  Considerable public interest is being shown in the proposed work of  restoring the oid ch.iv'.l of the  Guild  of the  Holy  Cross,   which     is  Doctors'   Vacations.  "What a contrast the legal profession  presents to the medical in respect to holidays,", said a well known New York  physician the other day. " A medical man  rarely) until he has attained the highest I  position, thinks of taking a clear two J  mouths and the greater number regard  themselves as exceptionally fortunate if  they get a clear three weeks, whereas  lnwyers and judges take their three  mouths at a stretch, and as much as another month more at odd times.  "A doctor of thirty-five whom I know  has been trying in vain for five years to  Kvc.' a theater. Another told me/ lately  that he had not been out'of New York  city save for a day for five years. As  for myself, since I took my degree thirty  yoars ago I don't think I've had a year's  vacation, taking.it all in all, up to the  present time, and I'm now sixty-five  years old. Very few outside the medical  profession realize what a terribly exacting service it imposes." '  Apiary   and   Apes.  ���������Host���������Now that you've seen the  house and the stable, I want to show  you our apiary.  Old   Gentleman���������Well,   I   s'pose   I've  got to, but if there's anything.! hate  It's   monkeys,  ide. i.  .Warned.  Of a certain Scottish professor the following story is told: Among his students  was a young man from the highlands  who, before he left his country home,  had taken to himself a helpmeet for life.  One morning he entered the college classroom rather late, and the professor asked  him the cause of his unwonted unpunctu-  ality. Bashfully the young man explained that that morning his wife had given  birth to a son and heir.  "Oh, in that case it's all right!" said  the teacher, making the usual stereotyped  reply. "Only see it does not happen  again."  Wonderfully Named Organizations  to Provide For Members' Sieli^IJene-  fits   and   Funeral   Expenses ��������� How  t Tliej- Flonriuli In Charleston.  The southern negro's love of pomp  and circumstance is nowhere exempli-,  fied more forcibly than in the'manner  in ' which he'1 multiplies his charitable  organizations.     Inordinately   fond   of  company, he has few societies founded ,  with the sole view of promoting social -  enjoyment.    For the most part, what-,  ever   foundations   he   makes   have   a  scmireligious trend, the dues entitling  members to sick benefits,and funeial  expenses.    There is - usually an clabo- -  rate   regalia  and  an intricate   ritual.  Not a few negroes of a'southern city,' 1  such as Charleston,r belong (to"no less ���������  than a score of these orders, the names  of which are oftentimes curiously and  ���������wonderfully maeJe.' What, for instance,  would the ordinary patron of secret or-'  sanitations ,think of possessing membership   in   the 'Sons   and   Daughters.' ���������  of, rthe Seven Golden Candlesticks In  Charity or in the Sons and Daughters  of I Will Arise? *  The sons and daughters Idea is worked'to the limiLTof'endurance.   There is',  scarcely.a. well known name in Biblical *',  history  that is  not tacked  on  to  it.  There'are in-'Charleston alone ho less \  than 'seventy-five   of, these   societies-',  with charters from the state'of. South  Carolina, and how many there are that   *  ���������have no legal status no",man may .say. ,  ���������with confidence.      r ���������    -..","'     ./���������','   ':  ,   Dues are paid weekly, and, strange- ���������,  as'it may seem when the;great poverty   ���������'  of, the negro of the south is considered,  the arrears list is a brief one indeed.  ��������� .  Of course the charges arc small, usual-'. \  ly about 25 cents a month, but when lfc_* ;  is remembered that many Individuals  "  belong to  six or, eight', or v even .more, '  orders it ,1s lilitle short of'marvelous  how the funds necessary' to' meet the  demands of the collectors^are/found,  and yet it is so deep a(disgrace to be'  .expelled that Instances of the kind "are     '  very rare.   To hold. membership in'a  number, of societies is .regarded'as a' /  . badge A>f honor. /'-.-.   '. '  ,, Meetings are held monthly in private  residences,1-in public halls or,-more frequently still, in-churches.'-These gatherings'begin at the fashionable  hour    ;  of  10 p.  m.'and  continue * not - inf re- ��������� \  quently   throughout' the   night.   , Refreshments are to1,be had for. a small .-  consideration,'and as these are 'for "the \ '  most'part of a liquid nature the sons -���������-" ���������  and   daughters  are  prone to  be  con-''  epicuous by their absence from  their  several   places > of   employment. next  morning.    Often tbe police have to interfere   to   restore   that   harmony   in  ���������which brothers and sisters should ever .   _  dwell together.  Among the cocieties in Charleston  are the Sons and Daughters of the Pil- ' r  grims, the Sons and Daughters of the  Twelve Disciples, the Sous and Daughters of the Bearer of the Cross, the  Sons and Daughters of the Evening  Star, the Sons and Daughters of the  Seventh Star, the Sons and Daughters  of the Celestial Travelers, the Sons,  and Daughters of the Good Samaritan,  the' Sons and Daughters of the tEast,  the Sons and Daughters pf Lazarus,  the Sons and Daughters of Christian  Love, and there might be added to  these fully twoscore of others. . The  devotion of the negroes to these organizations and their loyalty to their  fellow members are absolute.  The funeral of a colored man or  woman who holds membership in a  half dozen of these orders is a spectacle worth witnessing. Occasionally  bitter feuds arise between rival societies for the possession of a corpse,  for the negro's love of a funeral is not  second even to his love of melons. The  ceremonies usually begin the nigbt before the actual interment is to take  place. There are sermons, prayers and  personal experiences intorspiced with  wild bursts of incoherent m������lody,  which arouses religious fervor to fever  height. Men and women faint in the ;  course of u the exercises, many others  fall into trances and talk of visions of.  their dead friends enthroned in glory.  The ceremonies culminate in a formal procession. It is forming for an  hour before the residence; of the late  lamented' son or daughter. Negroes  from the uttermost parts of the city  gather in the.streets.. The occasion is a  festive one. They run and sbout and ,  caper. The members of the organizations to which the dead person belonged stand in solemn order, clad in elaborate uniforms and bearing the banners and other insignia of their respective orders,^"and when the. cortege  finally moves, wrending its .way at  times through miles of- the city's  streets, it is followed byja mad, rush  of men, women and children, who '  block the thoroughfares, and traffic for,  the time being has-to be suspended.  The hope of such a funeral is the inspiration of many a negro'siwbole life. ,  He slaves and deprives himself of  actual necessities for years to meet  the demands of the collectors of the  societies in order that he may go to  bis last resting place in the midst of  such strangely weird nageantry.������������������  .Charleston Letter  *& "  - !i  ni  <������������������  H  l  ���������v.  *���������   i  ��������� 11  <i ,.  .-, -������-��������� r-  ,.,_-������. :*--���������  ���������v  ff  .-.r  *  ������s*_ *-v*.v-m  THE,C[JMBERT_A]\rD NEWS  CUMBERLAND/ B.C.  P  R  .k  Good   Cotigli   Sirup'.   " ,  ' The followingJ' is said to-- make a  -splendid cough-sirup: Take one ounce  of bonese.t, one of flaxseed, one of"slippery elm'and a^stick of. licorice. Boil  in soft ..water until the'strength is-extracted. Strain carefully and add oner  pint of best sirup' and- one pound '^of  loaf,sugar. -Simmer together.' Bottle  up tight when cold-aiicl'take a table-  spoonful three or four times a dav.  , ,' Hopeieai*.   .       , ,  < First Golfer���������He doesn't play very  well, but he1 says he's too busy to give  an.v(more time to practice. > - ,,,  . Second Golfer���������Oh.' well, if a man  neglects golf'to attend to his business,  what can lip'exDocf ,    > ���������  ll  t-i -  I  ��������� '.   !0' Ho^'sThis?  ���������.  '.'W������ offer One Hundred Dollars Howard 'ot  anv caso cf Catarra iiial cannot Lo cured by  Hall's Catarrh. Cure. , -   ,  '   ' ' F. J. CHENEY & CO.-, Props.', Toledo, O.  We, ^r���������^ undersigned havoi-lcnowa F J.  Chonoy for tho last 15,yoars? and boliovo him  perfectly, honorabio in all business transactions,  and financially able to carry ouo any obligation  made by their firm.. ,    i ''  \VEsa?&Ti-u,vj_. Wholesale Drugq*i<-._, Toledo,  O. Wauii-TO, I_i_"_r__rf & Maiivi-T, \vJ)-7-1a3ale'  Drn:f-",isls,-ToIsdo; O .'  Halt's Catarrh. Cure is taken'internally, acting- directly upon tho blood and mucous surfaces  of Ihe'.ysfccin.   Price 75c per bottle."  Sold by  all dru_f-'_u .' Testimonials i,-ee. <" *   <���������     '  i HaH'a Family Pills aro the best.    '  ' '''.  ��������� A soetseat:- .*  , "Was he on his'knees .when  posed?;',   ���������      -���������    '   \' .  ���������   *tfJo;.-I ,was !"���������Puck.    - {- -  Yo\ir Fecithi  will be as strong as our" if you try  Shilqh's  Consumption,  Cure   .' '���������'"-..  ,   and ours is so strong we guar-  1    antee a cure or refund money,  and we send you free trial bottle ,  if you write for it.   SHILOH'S \  " costs 25 cents, and will cure Con-  , ��������� sumption, Pneumonia,Bronchitis  - and' all X-ung Troubles.     Will - ,  cure a Cough or Cold in a day/  and thus prevent serious results.  It has been doing th?se things  '   for 50 years.. ��������� _ - -    ' r  S. C. Weias.o- Co., Toronto,' Can.  ��������� The ?.la.cleod Gazette'says : ''The  river is still open at this 'point. Jf  the present mild weather continues'  very much longer , it -will be necessary to send aw-ay for next season's  supply of ice.' - A .prairie fire was  burning- southeast of town last Sunday.  _).  MEM'S MMENT Cn'res BaMmf.  ��������� When  an  you  arc  a  Irishman  broth' of'  tells   you  a  boy he  'that  does  not meanjthati yo'u are in the'soup.  S0Z0K9NTT00TH POWDER 25.  'It is .easier, says the girl who, ha.  tried, vto make a fool of a man 'than  to make a man of a fool.  When the Days are  Dark and Dreary  A "VVIXI-IAIVIS PIANO an _the House will  jg-ladden your heart and brighten your soul with  its delightful melodj*. , t *  These instruments are tho perfection of piano  making, of exquisite tone and touch,   and   tho1 '  * most durable inad*->.  If you buy one now it will make yoiir, homo  more attractive these long winter evenings. ,  v   Wo have several makes of organ*; at different,  prices, alscslishcly used instruments for sale  choap. ' ,  CCTP-fRlcVi-  I'OSRESTBR & HATCHER,,  Y. Iff. O. A. BLOCK.   -    -   WINK IPSO.  Karl's CIover.Rooi Tea cures Bndlscstfon  TrrE'Brsr Prr.-i.s-���������Mr. T.ri. VandoTvoo.-..  Sydnoy Crossing Ont. writes.* ' Wo'hr.vo b.t'ii  using Parmolcs's Pills, and find them bvofart-.r*  best pills we ever used.' For dolicai>o and da-  bilitod ronstitutioua those pill " oct like n  charm ' Taken in sm.dl doses the?"ofTo'.t 13 botl*  a toni< and a >s*iiuu]r<i.t. uiiklly e?:'"i������ ,' the  secretions of the body, giving tone a_r-    igor  MEN AND WOMEN  $12 00 A WEEK  BONA FIDE SALARY  ho  ,        V .  pro-  -MINARD'S LINIMENT Relieves Neuralgia.  'Tho habit, of look'ing  side"  on    iJie  b,est  eyery revent-  is   -/worth more  than "'a  .thousand     pounds' a year.���������  Johnson. '��������� '.V.'.. "'--' '- , ,  ���������  of  3  BABY  IN..THE HOME.  A'Joy and Treasure When Good Na-  turcd and]Healthy.  All-  1  V      _ * "*        "  children  in  - -1 e  every  home,,- in  the  to  represent' us" np-  ' pointing   agents.*  Some to travel, oth-  efa for local'work.        Rapid   promotion  ,<T     -       , ,   and increase of sal-  aiy.  Ideal'employment, new brilliant lines:  best plan_; old-established House.'       j_   '/'  Bradley-Ganxtbon Co., Ltd.iUranfjoid, Onl.  "You do hot, have" to he a rhinoceros  to realize t^hat beauty is only , skiu  deep., ���������-        /   '  PtilC Atiofh������>r, Triumph���������Mr. Thomas S.  Sullen, bundorl*nd, writqs': f* l'"or fourteen  veais I" was afflicted ���������with Piles; and fieqticnt-  ly X was unable to walk or sit, but foiiryoais  atro I was cured by usiug Dr. Thomas Eclecunc  Oil. j. havo also beou subject to Quinsy <������pr  'over forty year-,, but Ecloctric, Oil cured it,  and it was a pOL-inancnc cr.ro in both c:i'.es, us  ueither tho Piles n>-r Quin-y havo Uoubled mo  .-nice."    - ' .,'..,.  ,/i.;  r  > d  <r~ 7,"'-    ir  i&P  **i  if  .' 'f  " Gratitude  man to use  is a go������;d tihiiTg, for  in his .business.  any  agyiOB.  '.-."I conclude ���������.tliat's   a fly !  the young -Lrout. '    , ,        '  " ,   '    ,,  ���������   "'You are right/ my dear," said'its,  ���������f  ��������� said  mother,  sions."  'but never jump  at  conclu-'  Life is a succession of lessons which  must be'lived 'to'be understood.-���������  Emerson.  Thou shalt     rest' sweetly  heart condemn ������������������ thee     riot.-  a'lCem'pis. "'������"  if,    thy  -Thomas  ELDERLY MEN  THERE IS X0  BETTER ''YOUTH  HESTORER THAN DODJD'S-..  -  '"'_   ','   'KIDNEY ^PILLS.       '  '<"���������    *  EEEEEE^EEES  1 ���������'; 11,'! 1 Fffff  :   1  rm '-r- ���������   \ \   1  )   I   J   '   r  Page Woven "Wire Fence5  OwinR to the variations of the Canadian climate, I  , .        considet-able allowance must be made in all fences I  .l-^Lpt for corttraction.and expansion, -v/liiclx makes an or-  -������������������=-.____ c_nary -wire fence unserviceable, as when it expands  K-1  >%>.    it becomes so loose as to prove of httle value.   Note  "hecontinuous coil;_-CS=^!=^S5:-fi=SStliis makes it elastic arid self-regulating.   The Page  Wire ITence'is madeof, ".Paffe" wiro, which is twico.as strong as ordinary wire. -Prices are  wire __ence is maueoi; -tuj,*- Br**n ji.1m nf p._.fi j^, DQ_^ in u-o: ��������� We a_30make Gates..  particularly low thisjseeson. , 50,000 miles of Pago fences now in u-e: "We also make Gates.  brnamentnl Fences and Poultry Netting.  The Page Wire Fence Co.. Lotted. Wnlkervilt-?. 0-t. 2  ','������   -     -       j ROSS &-ROSS. General-A crents. Box, 633,. Winnipeg, "Man.  ,'t .v  fy  ;,  *->r|  M-f.,  Even l-^vh.en its well  in^1 decqrator' has  over.   '  'to,  done,  tihd ceil-  do    his work,  * t r-        * '       " i   I  Hr. H.. S. Barnes, Seventy-Eive Years  ' of Ag-e iJeels\ Young, and/Smarfa as~  ,   a Boy���������Used Dadd's^ Kidney Pills'  ^and 2>eaiijghted'''Witl_ the":Res.ults.  fv->  'countrj' need, at-Jsoane ^tinie' or'.other  .a'medicine such as'rBaby'slOwn Tab-  *- " "J  .,'lets, -and   ^h is-famous*    remedy has'  cured    many ?a r seriousf - illness. and  ,"i saved-   many    ar little ^life.,' Mothers  ins-ist-upon having- -'t* because itJ co'n-  .   , tains.no opifc_tefor/harmful drug*s% It I  is  purely vegetable^:sweet and pleas-  Jiant to take and pi-omp't-in its e^ffect.  For simple fevers, 'colic",   c'onstipa-  , xtion,   disoi^lered-'stomach,, diarrho'ea,,  *' irritation.' accompanying   the   cutting  ' < .of teeth and'ind'gesiLion, Ba'by's Own,  y\T&blets ' are a certain cure.      In fact  , in'almost any   disorder  common    to  children 'these tablets should be given  at once arid relief may' be promptly  looked for. '' " <;    _,  ��������� Never," give the babies so.called  soothing- medicines -which' simply put  them into an unnatural sleep. ,These  tablets aire smoJil, s\veet, plaastantJ to  talce and prompt in acting. Dissolved in water, t'hey will ibo taken readily by the smallest infant.   '  Mrs. John McEwan, Bathurst Village. N. B., .writes : "My baby was  almost constantly troubled with colic  before I guve h'm Baby's Own Tab-  'lets, b'ut since giving them to him he  has not sjlnce suffered. Dveryvmother  should keop t'hese, tablets alwinys at  hand."  They cost 25 cents abox. You  can find them at your drug-gist's, or,  , if you do not," forward the _money  ditect to us and we will send the-  tab-lets. prepaid. The Br. Williams  Medicine Co., Dept. T., Brockville,  Ont. /   -  A good heart is like tlie sun for it  shines brigiht and mover changes, but*  . itg  gQupoe , truly:���������Shakespeare:  keeps  "l      ,     '   -~rr. T^r^ ���������  Wh'atever weal or woo betide, be  that sens, of duty still ���������[ thy guide,  and all'powers will aid.    Sou thoy.  Rat   Portage,- Dec.   30.���������Mr.'' H.  Bai-nes^ is an elderly ^gentleman1,  Commonplace^minds^ usually. ��������� conr  Idemn "what ,is 'beyond the reach'- of  t'he'ir, ur_dOTst'ainding.:i--'Roc,hefoucauld..  lt.TruorhappinessVconsists not iri"-thes'  multitude of friemds/ but in the wofth^  and choice.���������Ben Jonsonl' "      *  rather scrveth  his'own will---'  Inari'x llninient Cores Bnriis, Etc.  Only tlie truly  less chimneys. v  great have   smoke-  'A door  oad.  mat is preferable to a foot  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE  F..1-  . ault Sto. Marie, Owon Sound, Toronto and East via Lakes, Monday, Thursday and "aturday   Tucs,, Fri., and Sun     ifontroal, Toronto, New York and  J3ast, via all rail, daily   fiat Portage and intcrmediafco points  daily          MoLson, Lac du JJonnet and intormo-  diato points, Thurs. only   For tarn* la Prairie,Biandou,Calgary,  ,       Nelson and   all   Kootenay and  all coast points, daily............  Portage la Prairio, Brandon and intermediate poults daily except  Sunday   Gladstone, Neepawa, Minnedosa and  intex-mediato points, daily except  : Sunday .    Shoal Lake, 'Yorkton and iatermed-  lato points, Mon.. Wed., and Pri.  , Tues., Thurs., and Sat....   Eapid Ci.:y, Ifarniota, Miniota, Tuesday, ���������Thur. and Sat   ������������������ .   Mon., V/ecl.,audPri.   Morden, _. elorame aud intermediate  ,, . Points daily except Sunday .';.'...  Napraka; Alamoda and intermediate  points, daily ezcepfc Sitaday via  Brandon.......   ���������  Tues., Thur., and Sat...,....:....  Glenboro, Souns and intcrmediato  ._,��������� points, daily except Sunday .....'  lipcstone, Keston, Arcola'and inter-  ���������mediafce points, Mon., Wed., and  JPri. via Brandon...   Tues.,Thur..and Sat. via Brandon  Frobysinre, Hirsch, Bienfait, Bst'e-  ...   van)Tues.1Titurs.^Sat., via Brand-  Tues";TAuV'"Sat.; Via Brandon!!  Gretna, Sfc. Paul, Cid^.a^'o, daily  West-Selkirk,-Mon,, Wed. andivi*"  -,- v- Tues., Thurs., and Sat.  Stonewall, Toulon, Tues., Thur., Sat.  Emerson, .Mon., V/cri., and Fri  J. W. LEONARD,  Qon.o Supfc.  and Fri.  U. E.  LV  16.00  1G.00  8.C0  7.C0  16.30"  7.S0  7.30  7.80  7.S0  S.20  7.S0.  9.05  7.30  ���������7.30  14.10  18.30  12.20  7.50.  Alt  lO.lf  10.1L-  18.00  18.30  J.-..30  22.3C  22.30  22.S0  22.30  15,45  22.30  15.15  22.30  He doeth well that  the commonweal'than  Thomas A1. Kempis.  Rnmiian  Peasant  Wcd<Iln_rti.  . A peasant wedding in Kussia means  a festival for the whole village andof-  .en for the young people from neighbor-  lug villages as well.  Weeks before the eventful day tlu*  young girls assemble at, the home of  the bride to help ber sew.   The bride-  rgroom comes with his men friends to  tre:it them to nuts and sweets. Appropriate songs are sung, and,the bridegroom's generosity is put to the test.  One of the girls holds out to hfm a  plate, and if be puts down a silver coin  ' they sing him a song, full of compliments, but if he gives copper and is  jvuown to be able to afford more mockery follows. The whole village is invited to the marriage ceremony, which  is performed with\ all the ancient superstitious rites and solemnities. ���������  i'outh's Companion.      /  Plaint  of   the   Landlady.  "Poets are queer birds." said the  landlady. "I had one here who could  hear grass growing and understand  what crickets were talking about, but  I never could get him to hear me when  I, asked him to pay his bill or under  stand a hint that he'd better move,  even though it was ppoken in plain  English.". ,/���������'"'  MOJABD'S LINIMENT for S_le,E7er_Ylier..  Did you ever have a person tell  you a lie, and you knew he was not  telling the truth ? Think of ft the  next time you .start to tell a falsehood.  S.  being/five yeia-r's^past 'the three score  years, and ten. ,He is the father v ���������> of  ex-Mayor' Barnes, and' no old gentleman in Bat Portage ris' more esteemed  and respected.^ Mr.''Barnes -is one' of  the many conscientious\ and vlihferal-  minded citizens [ of^ this. Dominion"  who have no -hesitation' itf allowing  their names to, be used* for \the "benefit- of^'othcrs in connection 'wrbh cures  madn by Dodd!s Kidney Pills.in their  behalf. --   -     ,4-'     -*,:-< ,   ���������'  - |lier.  is.a letter showing Mr.Barnes'a  experience \wi th", the" greatest remedy'  of the present ������������������ day���������Bodd's Kidney  Pills. '.   ,       .-  ���������      ,-       ,   -    ,.  Eat Portage, June-18uti, 1899:.  ���������   Gentleanen,���������I  would like  to  make  the following statement for .the'benefit'of whoever-would like to^heair the  truth- told.    I am 75 years old,  and  have lived   in    Bat * Portafcjo for  the  past 18 yc-iars1.   Some months ago my  wife asked me to get her some Dodd's  Kidney Pills.   She was suffering from  some kidney trouble,  and desired to  try Dodd's   Kidney P'lls.    I     finally  got   her   a box,    but she never lived  to tako them.  .Haying little, faith in  patent    "medicines,  I    however,   was  soon forced to change my opinion. I  had long     been     neglecting     similar  symptojms to thoso of'my wifetthese  now became very severe.   Having- the  box  of Dodd's Kidney Pills    in   the  ���������house, I thought 1 might as- well try  them.   I suffered  terribly  with  pain  across my back with a scalding sensation   when urinating.      Well,     the  first box stopped    these    symptoms,  and continuing    their__use I became  ���������cdanpleitely cured.    All the ci'tizerns of  Rat  Portage  were   grca.tly  surprised  at the  change in my appearance, ���������   I  can' tell  you.      They(    often  used  to_  greet me with,   "Hello, Mr.  Barnes !  Why how smart you   are  looking !"  They    were   not   far    astray: I felt  smart,  too,   and younger and in.  bet-'  ter health than for yoars.    Yoai may  publish  this   statement with   my  full  indorsation    of your    remedy which  possesses real  genuine merit.  II.   S.   BARNES.  * There never was, and never will be, a-  universal panacea,' in one remedy, for all ills  to which,flesh is heir���������the very nature of  many curatives being such that were the  "germs'of other and differently seated diseases ,rooted in the system of the patient--^  what would relieve'"one ill in turn would aggravate the'"other. We have* however, in  Quinine* Wine, when, obtainable in'a sound,  unadulterated state, a remedy for many and  grievous-ills. By its gradual and judicious  use the'frailest ���������* systems, are led intooonva-y  lescence and strength^by the influence which  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping spirits of those with  ,. whom1 a chronic, state of morbid despondency and lack o_ interest in life ia a disease;  and, by tranquilizing the nerves, disposes to  Bound and refreshing, sleep���������imparts vigor  to. the,action of' the blood, which,.being  stimulated,' courses; throughout. the - veins,  Strengthening the healthy animal functions  of .the, system:- thereby making activity, a  necessary .result,- strengthening, the_ frame;  and'giving life to the digestive organs, which  ,naturally demand 'increased'substance^-re-  pult, improved appetite." Northrop & Lyman,  ^of. Toronto have given to the public their,  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gauged by the opinion of scientists, thi.  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  the market.   All dmo* _ip+������ sell it."  "Y OUNG-, WOMA]Sr-i-AGEB/21���������justf  * come into' possession  of $14^000'  ���������wishes'to correspond -with honest',  intelligent- man,  who^would 'appreciate a ig-ood-wjfe.* Box  2,538 Toronto,,-  Ont.' r11    /'',-< %        .    .!'  * _ 1  , VMS I  -.-.  1 -,'iT  :&���������  BANKERS AND BROKERS  '     WINNIPEG; %        '    ,,'   '"  Write to U3 for prices of SCRIP.  Get our List of; Lands.  Sweet are the  content ;  The ���������qjuie'b  ci own,  thought that savor of  mijtud  **  is  richer  -Robert  tih'an a  Greene.  TAKE NOTICE.  Sold.  '������������������  Stocks Jand  Bonds Bought and  / Tvoce.11 xurniah the exact amoiin. of  Scrip' for-any payment oi_ Dominion:  Do not pay caish;.,   .,   vl  ,'  Mr*'  j - * ,-.-*v  ; "'   15JI1-1  -'i,l  .<������������������>���������  ,.7 ���������������,.  -Lands.  *bca-*-*BMEaHC  _^*  We publisih simple, straight testimonials, not( press agent's interviews, from  well known  people.  From all over America they^testify  to the merits of ' SmSTARD'S LINIMENT, the best of Household Remedies. \     "   ���������  V C. C. RICHARDS & Co.  SuizcrVllape  gi vex Rloli,  ���������,'i-een  food at  '������xs u.  ton  SPELTZ-  Wbatlaitf  Catalog  tells.  FARM  SEEDS  1,000,000 Customers  _*roudest record of iiny-seedsman on earth, *  and -\ot we are reach 1 up out for more.   We  ries.ii e, by July 1st. 300,000 more patrons and  hence this unprecedented offer.  Si. WORTH FOR 15c  .\V������ will mail.upon receipt of 15c in stamps  -our_ieat cn.trtlOKUo. worth SIOO.OO,  to any wide awake farmer or g-ardeaer,  '   together with many Farm Seed samples  1   positively worth JlO.OOtoget a start  '   with, upon receipt of but lfi Ct������.  '    in Canndlan stamps.  -.- I  86 pk.a> earllrit rc^ota*  bl������������eed-i..l OU.  send thfi  adv. with  I5c for above.  'KEI&  Catalog  alone, 7c.  Send at once.  He who can conceal his joys  greater than he who can hide'  griefs.���������Lava.or.  19  his  Many people are called firm anorely  because they haven[t the,moral courage to own their second thoughts.���������  Mrs.  Craigie.  The most delicate and (he most  sensible of all pleasures consists in  promoting the pleasures of others.���������  L������, Bruyerc.  Somo persons have periodical attacks of Canadian cholera, dysentery, or diarrhoea, and  have to use groat precautions to avoid tho dis-  ease. Change of wator, cooking, and green  fruit, is sure to bring on the attacks. To such  persons wo would recommend Dr. J. D. Kell-  ogg's Dysentery Cordial as being tho best medicine in tho market for all summer complaints.  If a few drops are taken in water when the  symptoms are noticed, no further trouble will  bo experienced.  Fever and ague and bilious dera_ gemonta c  are positively cured by the use of Parraelee'a  Pills. They not only cleanse the stomach  and bowels from all bilious' matter, but they  open the excretory vessels, causing them to  pour copious effusions from the blood into  the howcls, after which tho corrupted mass  is threwn out by the natural passage of the  body. They aro used as a general family  medicine with the best results.  '-.<  The   coal   dealer  may  not   cut   any  ice,  bul he gets tliero just tne sauna.  SOZQBONT f or theTEETH 25c  Our greatest glory is not  falling, but in rising every  fall.���������Confucius.  in never  time   we  The     best  wrought    well  more   to  reward      for     ha/ving  already,   is     to have*  d o.���������Kings ley.  If you want to make your enemies  feel 'particularly sore, be;happy.  Even the man  bo high-toned.  who sings bass may  Al 1 eged peacemakers   are sometimes  little better than  !>usybodies. .  14.S0  13.35  10.00  1S.30  17.10  The floating population are not  necessarily those who are in- the  swim.  Bayifrig,".cojmplijinents is not liquidating a debt.  The reason that some people carry  their hearts on their, sleeves is not  that their money crowds it out of  their pocket.  McPHEKSGN,  Ge-a. Pass. Agt,  The man who imagines he has a  bank account cannot draw upon his  imagination.  He has a right to grumble who is  perfect in all things .-*--__. J. Chandon.  Soza<3o=t4.__ic*:uid 25c.   Large _____i_������ca and Powd.i. JJs,  At ail stores .or by mail.    Sample of the Liquid lor the postage,3c,  And let us supply you with  a clean cut,moaern lot that  will brighton'up your pages  and please your reade.-s  and advertisers, ��������� Write us  for estimates on anything  in printer's material.   : : :  T0E0NT0 TYPE  FOimD&Y CO'Y  175 ilcDermot Ave., Winnipeg.  W.  N.  U.  No. 359. \^~nijjivj~yriiii^ MW**1_ ���������������[*** ^*.i"^.fi>gw_^fWh*i**i*Mi**iA**^^ iS7'a*"  ,, ... ���������   v ���������.'.*'-���������*. -;  .....-'*������������������'������-..*" '*"--' 7--"-- *-"������������������-*-;-'-- *  i  * \. -"i. h^*-*������*'"*,*,'**i*-*l������������������*,*4^,'*'  _^^^_:^!i!5Cws=i',������snsi������ss������DQrT-a^  \  '     ISSUED    EVERY    WEDNESDAY. ���������  Subscription, $2 a year, in advance.  m B. Hn&erson. E&itor.,  /  = 1  _2T Advertisers who want th ir' ad  hangja, sb.ou.ld get copy m by  12 a.m. day before issue ���������  U  1 \  ���������  J  >  '     hub _eri here     failing    to    rece ve      I H''-  Nkws regularly will confer a favor by   notifying the   otbue.  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.     -    ���������-_���������-____���������_���������-  IV  I-1'  IU  ^  ^  *_  - <���������r i  The Canadian  Northern Railway.  ,���������   '    "The Government have arranged  a contract with Mackenzie & Mann,  the owners of the Canadian Northern   Railway,  by   which   contract  those gentlemen guarantee to build  a  road   from  Yellow   Head   Pass  through British Columbia, down to  '- Bute Inlet,'and'run  a ferry from  -   Bute Inlet to Vancouver Island, to  - connect with the Island road.   They  also  agree to' m*ke, Victoria   tbe  \ Pacific terminus of their Company."  : This statement  was made ,by Col.  ,Priof in the  Victoria Colonist of  February 28th.   ,The  Colonist, of  ' Sunday'. 'March   2nd,   contains *a  \* **-   * * 0 '  -- 'still more important and con firm a-  r tory'statement, made at a meeting  ������   of Mr Prior's supporters held in the  committee rooms on "the evening of  ..   March 1st:.  The Hon. Mr Prentice,  A financei. minister,   informed   them  '_'*'that  he had the pleasure "to an-  nouncethat negotiations which had  been pending .between- the Government, and MacKenzie & Mann had  ' "culminated in the signing of a con-  <' tract for 'the construction of the  Canadian. Northern, trains continental railway,to appoint at Bute.  Inlet'; thence"by ferry to Vancouver  ' Island, and down-the Island -r to  Victoria. - The contract, had-been  signed' in Toronto that afternoon  (MarcrTlst), and a gentleman who'  had been acting as solicitor for, the  ^Government' was then on his way  to Victoria;";:.  '��������� 'The  news of  the singing 'of. the  contract' will be received with great  satisfaction   throughout   the   Province. -The western terminus' being-  fixed, at,Victoria  will, be a, great  ' advaritage"to that important city,  and, alsd to Nanaimo, Ladysmith  , and Union, which being'in such  * proximity to the coal'mines are  destined to -become flourishing in-  dustritil' centres,v strange, ,to say,  alihough the construction of the  Canadian Northern^Transcontinen-  tar Railway means so much for  Victoria and the Island generally,  some of her prominent citizens are  very hostile to the Government's  railway policy. Messrs Helmcken  and Mc'Phillips, M.P.P.'s, are to be  found-in the ranks of the malcontents, and the Evening Times newspaper is doing all that it can do to  throw cold water on- the undertaking. J But the'opposition will prove  ' a failure. We are informed by our  Victoria correspondent that no  sooner was the fact made known  that the contract for the construction of the road had been signed,  than a "great reaction had set in  and it is now conceded that the  Government' candidate, Col. Prior,  will go* in with an overwhelming  majority. Premier Dunsmuir and  his colleagues may well fell proud  at the suecesri of their great measure  for the {development of the Island  and the" benefit of the Province  generally. .   .'  In the' Legislature on Monday  afternoon, March 3rd, the, Premier,  in'reply to a question asked, by Mr  Gilmour, one of the members for  City, said a .copy of the contract  with MacKenzie & Mann would.be  placed before the House as soon, as  possible. ;  A Soldier who pleaded guilty to  stealing a watch and chain said  that he ccmmitted the theft in the  hope of getting turned out of the  army. After his three months hard  labour be will probably discover  that he has not stuleh in.vain.  Dear  Mrs   B , 'in reply to vour inquiry as to which is the be<u tea to us-e, I  wo3d say that in inv opinion it'rests between the Blue Ribbon and Monsoon  Packet Te's If you like nch, strong tea, then Blue R.bbon .a undoub.eclh the  best bui should your taste be for a delicate and very flavory tea 1 would advice  you to call'on C. J. MOORE for a packet of Monsoon. Personally, I drink Blue  ffiori in the morning and Monsoon at 5 o'clock, but then,  you  know,   1   am  a  perfect crank about tea. -  ���������        Yours truly, ^^ GRUNDy.  3^  WHARF,   NOTES.���������  S.S. Kildonan'and scow loaded  coal Monday for Vancouver.   - '  \     The Transfer was in on Saturday  morning for a load of coke.  J    S.S/Tepic and scows loaded coal  for Vancouver on Saturday. ������.  . S.S. Bermuda and " scow  loaded-'  coal-Tuesday for,Vancouver. '  S.S. Nell called in Tuesday on her'  way1 down from Port Simpson.  S.S. Victoria "completed her cargo  of coal on Monday night'and sailed  for San. Francisco,       '       ' "  SS. Wellington arrived from  Juneau on Saturday morning. She  will load coal,for San Francisco.   .  Barge Robert Kerr completed her  cargo of coal and sailed for Vancouver in'tow of s.s. Pilot Thursday  '    S.S.  Isis  arrived   Monday   and'  "took 700 tons bunker coal' and'- 25p  tons sacked coal for South America.  S.S. Independent called .'in Wed-'  nesday for bunker coal. ���������' She was  bound for -Lynn Canal with   two  scows- in   tow, -having   on -board'  material for .the construction of a  neVc&nnery. which'is to be erected,  about fifteen' miles from Skagway i  ���������by   the   Alaska   Fisheries   Union.  This Union is-said to bea wealthy '  coi poration which intends building  a-large number of canneries at dif- -  ferent points In Alaska.  ' S.S. Boscowitz called in on Wed- -  nesday for buuker coal on her way  down from Northern B.C., ports,  they reported a rough trip, when-1  they were at Port Simpson.- It*was  reported to them by the Indians  that the body of a man had been  washed ashore at Tongas, on the  American side of the line not far  from Kitchikan. ' It was said that  there was a life-preserver- strapped  round the body. They were unable  to verify the report but if true.it is  probably one of the victims of the .  /s.s. Bristol which was_wrecked near  Port Simpson in January,  :ery. s:  Bread,   Cakes  .and   Pastry.  Delivered Daily by Van:  Dunsmuir iTenue,  Cumberland.'  iKi __ *** itii  J  n  COAL  MINES  REGULATION  ,   ACT.*- .,  Board of Examiners.  .   *   .   ��������� -���������,   ������ ���������   -  NOTICE is hereby,given,tbat'the following constitute the Board of  Examiners  for the Comox Mine durins; the year 1902 :  Appointed by the Owners:���������Richard Short,,  and David" Walker. '   ,  Alternates���������James Strang and Alexander  -    * Somerville.        -    r,t  Appointed'by the^ Lieutenant-Governor in-  -s    ' Council���������William Johnston.    ' * _ .   ���������  Elected by the Miners���������James Beid,  and^  . . John Comb.  \ Alternates���������Thomas Doherty and Rich-  *��������� ard Coe. - '  Note���������Alternates act as Members of the i,  Board In the absence of those regularly ap-*   T|T|T>nYniliTi   " A TTaimP  pointed or elected to act thereon. f\ JJUlipillUll      iiVUilUU  ��������� All persons interested may obtain lull information, by applying  to the Secretary to  the .Board,  Mr Wm. Johnston,   Cumberland B.C.'  Dated this 24th day of February,'. 1902.  MALLCOTT RICHARDSON,'    ���������   "  "   -     ''     Secretary, Department of Mines.  Mr J. Moore was a passenger  last week, from Victoria.  Judge Harrison yisited Cumberland and, Comox on official duty  last week.  Mr Barrett is spending a short  vacation with' Mrs Barrett at Vancouver.  - Mr J. McPhee returned last week*  from Nanaimo and Victoria where,  he-attended the Farmers' meetings.  NOTICE.  DR. GRICE, Dentist, is in town  to-day and will remain till next  Wednesday.  . ,     -V>. NOTICE."    .,  IPiNGlNEERS,  Firemen, -Machinists   and'  !1 ."Electricians send f-r 40-pa������e Pamphlet  containing' Questions  asked  by;Examining  Board- of  Engineers  to' obtain" EnB',neer8*  License.���������Address, Geo.'' "A.  Zellir," Publisher, 18*8; 4thSt._-St. Lpuis, Mo , U^S.A.  _    MORTGAGE SALE( BY TENDER  ."lO^'PRdPERTY in THE'TOWN-  - SITE -T-^OF  '    CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH COLUMBIA.' s' -  UNDER and by Virtue of the Power of  Sale contained in a certain Mortgage, dated the i8th day.of Julyi 1895,  ,between Charles Francis Whitney and  The Canadiah'Mutual Loan"and Investment Company, there will be offered for  Sale by tender to be opened'on ��������� MARCH  24th, 1902,'the following property, name-,  ly:���������Lot Six in Block Six in the Town-  site of Cumberland, as shown on Map  522. All tenders to be mailed in sealed  envelopes addressed to Macdonell, Mac-  Master & Geary,' 51 Yonge Street; Toronto Tenders,must be received at-the  above address on or before the 23rd d3y  of March, 1902, when same will be opened. The properly is situate on the North  side of Dunsmuir Avenue, and on the  same  are said  to  be two Frame Dwel-  . lings   used- as. a   Printing   office   and  Dwelling-house. -  .TERMS:���������  .Ten per������cent. of purchase, price to be  paid when the offer is accepted and the  balance within Thirty days thereafter.  The property will be sold subject to a reserved bid.  For further particulars and conditions  of sale apply to Macdonell, McM aster  1 & Geary, 51 Yonge Street, Toronto.  To  on  it  a  bucket  of water  Take a JDry  Sponge  and   pour  It will swell  every time sure.      ....      ....     ������������������;...  BUT we are aot selling spoages, our line is������������������-  SWELL     BUOGIES  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Load of Open and Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Plafcform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Brickboards, Carts,  Sulkies etc., all, of the most Upto-Date Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers and ourselves.   .  ..   ...     .."    ..     ..     ..     ....  lAIAIIO STEAM  GiMIiBl  WORKS,  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  ���������* 1  Garden TooJs,'    ,  Field. Tools, / '      '\    - " :    ,������-  /Brass, Syringes,  ) :  ,  ,    ;S'pray Pumps,-  "���������   --> ~;.  ,    r    r    -, Flower rPots,  ^ " Hansrins: Baskets: ���������  '   '   '      ' ' Vr  ���������&  c.  Cumkrland, B.C.  AV.H.' FEAGEY, Druggist! Stationer!  - FOR   THAT .COUGH!   TRY i        ir ���������'(J  -wi.nter's ' -.'' ���������- ':���������'    ������������������������������������ -��������� v-;"  ;. * =���������;���������-���������'"''instant. '���������' ;���������������������������'������������������:./"'.\':.;  ?': ��������� -- '���������.,���������������������������'"   ������������������   ���������-;������������������ C'O'U-GH- tU'R'E-,"'  J  <A\  IT'S   A   GOOD  ONI5,  FOR     CIIILI)RJ__T  .AND   RKLIABLK  AND      ADULTS.  We   are  selling   our  TOILET SOAPS   at   Cost  to   make  room. Finest   GLYCERINE   and   CASTILE   SOAPS  ^ Away Down. -  STORE OPEN" Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.,  and from 5 p.m. to*6 p m.  @_sa3g5'*-������?������3gg2^^ ssgg���������2ggggggag?_aeffis������  Dunsmuir Ave., Cumberland, B.O.  MUNiCIPAIiITY OF THE <JITY  OF CUMBERLAND.  "RTOTICE IS HEREBY 'GIVEN" that the  J)j     Court of Revision for tbe Municipality  of Cumberland; B.C., for bearing all complaints against the Assessment as made by  the Assessor of the said Municipality, will^  be held in the City Hall the 14th day of *  March next,  at 7.30 p.m.,  and so on from  day to day until all the complaints  shall  have been heard.  Dated thia 18th day of February, 1902.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS, C.M.C  19-2 02   4t  In the matter   of   the   Trusties  axd Executors.  ���������aud���������  1st the.matter or  the  Estate of  ' Stafford McKelvet, deceased,  All   Persons having claims or demands  <_-agaiust the Estate, 'of Stafford Mo-  Kelvey, deoeaaed, are required to file  with   the   undersigned   particulars   of  their claims duly verified before March  15th,   1902.  TTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that after  Jj     the said date the Exeoutrix will proceed to distribute tho Estate having regard  ouly to the claims of which .she shall  then  have had notioe and she will  not  be .liable  for the prooeeds  of  the estate or any part  thereof,   so distributed,   to  any porson  of  whose claim such, Exeoutrix shall Hot\haye  had notice at the time of the distribution  thereof.  Dated at Victoria, B.C., Feb. 3rd, 1902.  -   ROBERTSON & ROBERTSON,  Solicitors for Exucutrix.  12-2-02    4t>  Hand Made Single  ...HARNESS...  $15, $20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  Factory Harness'$10, $12 * $18  ^(.^Repairing Neatly Done  while you wait.  W. WILL ARD.  sll-  TRANSFER    NOTICE.  I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that I  will apply at the next sitting of:,  the License Commissioners of  Cumberland for a Transfer of  License for the Waverly Hotel  from John Richardson, late of  ' said hotel, to myself. \,  SAML. SHORE.  (Sgd) JOHN RICHARDSON.,  12-2 02    4t V    .."������������������-.'..  ���������V  WANTED  All kinds plain sewing. Work  promptly attended to. Apply . to  MISS OLSEN, at Mr_ R   Grant'I

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