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Array r**.*M__cfc������o'_-,-������ *wa iw_*_*_i*_-_v-_wt. t-tAjrxisa&i&si&iA^il&Q'tftZtfJtJxC^ilklfi&m  \\\  l  Ik* :  CUMBERLAND, B. C.    [P. O., UNION, J    TUESDAY MAR.  15th., 1898.  $2.00 PER ANNUM.  M arm  I Klon  For the choicest  meats we are head   quarters.  If you have not tried  our noted sausages,  bologna and   head cheese,  you should do  so at once.    Fresh vegetables, eggs and  butter, salmon bellies, Mackerel, etc.  SHIPPING   qJfPPTTTTQ  si_M:o_3_Nr LEISER  _;SeSg2S2SSgg_555_;  NEW GOODS,  NEW  JUST arrived from Great Britain,  (������������������ - -  A huge consignment of Dry Goods,  Ah������l- will be opened  out this  week.  Towels,    Mefe&nd Boys Sweaters,   Dress Goods.  Silks,    RfBb^fis, , Ho:s4-ery������ Gloves;     Ties;  Flanneilettes., Underwear,  Blouses,  ' 7:f^"-: Handkerchief ���������'   '.-.'"'  OXTT-FIOTTI __STG  A. B. JOHNSTON & CO.  NANAIMO, B. C.  GENERAL OUTFITTERS FOR  MINERS    GOING    TO    THE  KLONDIKE.  STEAMBOAT AGENTS.  TICKETS SOLD. PAR.  TICULARS ON APPLI.  CATION.  NEW8 FBOK 8HBEP CAKP.  Roods  dike J A FU1_1_ STOCK  of  SppjfIG GOODS  now arriving at  '  'V'-l  J, il  ^1  . i-.'l  B. Johnston & Co., Furnish  Best Outfits That Went Over  the Passes.  the  Etc*.,. Etc.,   Etc.  ski. NT.:xr WES .S' AU  ta-us ___:__.xjc_<z.  Th,_   Drug   Store  is The  Combs,  ������35__������__������SL    c_S  Brushes  Perfumes,  and  Toilet Waters.  OPEN    SUNDAY  MORNING  FROM     10  to   ir  a.m. ':  Place to   Buy  Good Stock of  Books,  Novels,  and  Stationery  Such is the Verdict of all the Nanai-  xoio Boys.  The Free Press is Again indebted to the  courtesy of Mr. Dan Dalley, our leading  tonsorial artist, for the following interest*  ing extracts from'a letter received by him  from his friend James Rioe, now at Dyea  Pass.  Sheep Creek, Alaska, Nov 16th '97*  Friend Daniel���������I received your letter today, and was glad to get it, but I wish you  had got my other letter, which would have  given you quite a budget of news.    I sap-  pose there are a number of the boys who  have left hen^ad returned to Nanaimo who  will be able to give you all the news.    Tlie  old timers in the country  fooled a lot of u*  when they told as th-re was no'use in-"try- ���������  ing to get over the pas'spe in October or  f November. - But. *hey were away off.    The  country iu not so bad as some of them would  have you believe.    The wea-hcr is nice here  at present. ��������� Tht.re in plenty of auov/���������clear  and frosty but not down to zero yet.    It is  one of the  best places I was ever in���������when  it doe. not rain.    I have got a good job here  working1 for a Tacoma Oompauy,   who are  petting ou   well with their  tiainway, and I  feel confident thatthry will coinplei.e  it all  right.    I am thinking of going down on the  steamer City ot St attic next ti'ip, but 1 m s-  itate to  leave a yood job like chit>.    1 will  have lot* to tell you when I go down.    You  can tell A. 14.. Johnston & Co,   that all  the  boys   wlio got   outfits   from them had the  beat on the road, for all the boys were loud  in their   praise   of the   goods   supplied by  Johnston & Co.   This is   the reason   why I  would like to' return to  Nanaimo so as to  get my outfit from them.    Your old friend  Mike King, of Victoria, went through here  to take a look at the trail,   and he   will no  doubt   tell you all   about it.    I have   seen  Walter Thompson, but   only for a few minutes.    He is not stack on the country or the  situation.  & MOORE.  -/*>'������  .Mb- J  .1    L-fJj-4-,  J",1    "      '  long.  A Draw.  San Francisco March i_th.���������The fight  between Sharkey and Joe Choynsky was  declared a draw.  Departure Bay Dock.  The Mamie arnved at Departure Bay  today with the piles lor the E. & N. Co.'s  new docks to be erected there for shipping of Alexandria and extension, mines  coal.  CONDENSED , TELEGRAMS.,  New Vancouver Coal   Company are  making extensive wharf improvements.  Their new bunkers  progressing rapidly,.  .���������Northheld iriue soon < to be opened up.  "��������� Steamer Cottage City reports tooo men  camped -*t Wrangcl,  and- C. V. R., has  bought the wharf there and will rebuild.  it.���������Wrangel is  full of thugs, and gamblers.���������Postage ���������.tamps'are at a premium  ���������Body of the purser of Clara- Nevada  found; shows  fire  had  been aboard.���������A.  seaman of ship Kirt  George  slipped on  K-uig pi.ink at Nanaimo yesterday, fell in  to tlie v.atrrnm! wa*. drowned.���������The es-  ���������im-urs <iic iioi ilou-) vet.  Miscellaneous. .  A verbal report was made bv AM.  Calnanthat a bulletin board had been  provided, and work on the drain ditch:  was in progress.  On motion of Aid. VVillard seconded  by Aid. Calnan, the thanks of the Cotm*  cil wereextendei to Mr. M: F. Kelley,  photographer for his present to the City,!,  of Cumberland a of photograph neatly  framed of the first Council /     ���������  Adjourned.  ONION SHIPPING. "^  March 8.���������To������Lo__, 217 tons coal for C.  P. K. v "r;   '    )y  " ���������Thistle, 40 tons ooal fuel.  9.���������8tr. Passadena, 90 tons fuel.  ���������������-_. ������������������ Paekthaa .886   "/ '������������������ '   ,  I0.^^^-C9ihmd^rV-i^,.atmsv.'  co-1 and im toni coks for  M  ��������� <  ���������I  ,:r  CITY COUNCIL  s_  The Citv Council met on Friday eve*  nin-^, March ioth. All present but Aid.  Cai'ihe-v.  LATEST BY IIM.  OPEN SUNDAY  EVENING FROM  3 to 4 p. ml  WE KEEP NOTHING BUT THE BEST and PUREST DRUGS for DISPE NSATION  For your cough Try Scott's Emulsion,  Dr. Chases Linseed and Turpentine,  or Ayers Cherry   Pectoral.  Peacey & Co.,  Milk,  is,  Vegetables,  Haying secured the Harrigan ranch  I am prepared to - deliver aily  pure fresh milk, fresh eggs, and  vegetables, in Union and Cumberland, A share of patronage is  solicited.  JAMES REID.  SUBSCRIBE   TO   THE   NEWS,  SUBSCSIPTION   A YEAR $$$$$$$$  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  SHRUBS, ROSES.  RHODODENDRONS, GREENHOUSE AND  BEDING OUT PLANTS.  Agricultural Implements  SPRAY PUMPS,   FERTILIZERS,  BEES and BEE SUPPLIES.   ���������  Most Complete Stock  in B.   C.  NO AGENTS. Catalogue Frek.  M. J.   HENRY,  604 Westminster Boad.  VANCOUVER,  B. C.  Skagway News.  Nanaimo, March t^h.���������Steamer Victorian here last night from Skagway.  The purser learned of the burning of  steamer Whitelaw at Skagway on March  4th. the steamer put into the bay and,  fire was discovered in her engine room.  AH efforts to extinguished the flames  proved in vain. The captain headed for  the beach and the crew and passsengers  left her. The Whitelaw had over two  hundred passengers aboard. They lost  everything. The sight on the beach was  heart-breaking, the purser said.  Tbe   unlucky   Corona   is on her way  south again.    Skagway   is at last under  marshal control and fear  reign's supieme  now.  The Dalton Trail is completed.  The Spinal meningitis is still raging at  Skagway.  Can't Get Coal.  Victoria.���������The full court varried the  judgement in Hebbs vs. E. & N. Ry. so  that plaintiff B������������r can have a conveyance  of the land, but reserving minerals to the  company.  Speaker Resigns.  Victoria March 12th.���������Hon. D. W. Wiggins, speaker of the House, bas resigned  and J. P.   Booth has been elected in his  place.  Wharf At Nanaimo.  Nanaimo.���������E.   &   N.   Ry. is seeking  permission to erect a wharf at Nanaimcv  The   proposed   wharf will be 2000 feet  Com m u nications.  From Water-Works Co., re h>drants  granting time to purchase to Nov.i, 1898,  and stating that as to tent of, same they  were not prepared to answer���������would be  governed by rates of Nanaimo Water-  Works Co.  From Mr. Gartley reporting he hsd  worked 14 days on ditch, and had another man who had worked 7 days, which he  thought should be paid for at rate of  $2.50 per day, especially as the weather  had been .veto Referred ;to Board of  Works.  From L. P. Eckstein, Esq., in behalf of  property owners, east of 4th street, requesting that the swamp there be drained,  claiming that houses could not be retted  under present conditions, and consequently would not bear the assessment !  they otherwise would. Laid on table for  future consideration.  From Incorporation Committee re publishing Letters Patent. On motion the  bill for same was ordered paid.  Accounts.  Bill of Nanaimo Free Press _or License  forms of $3.50; Tarbell's bill for street  lamps of $48.00; News' bill of $14.00 for  ' publishing Trades License by-law;  Whitney's bill of $8.00 for February rent,  were referred to Finance Committee.  Mr. Anderson's bill of $8.50 for sample  street lamp, also received and referred to  appropriate committee.  By-law Introduced.  ' Aid. Westwood introduced a City of  Cumberland General Municipal Rste  By-law. It was read a first time. On plea, ef  emergency, it passed its second reading.  Aid. Willard introduced a Public  Morals by-law, which passed its first  reading.  ������Ald,Calnan introduced a Sunday Ob.er-  vance. by-lawwhich passed its first reading  " ���������Str. AgutM, 4 tou oTfttri.  II.���������Tog Loit, 211 to** ooal for a  Rafinery.  " ���������Tug Tepie, 418  14���������MIumoU WIF frq. coil for  Lee inf Uw.      r/  ������������������ Islandw flrom 8k������gw*yf SM to������������  fuel.  "     "CoBitaiMM,   1������  to^f ooe!  for  Robt. Ward.  "     " ���������Tepic, 210 ton ooal and 200.  tons aoke for C������ P. R.    .      -  Due���������S_rn Mateo, and  Ning   Chow  .bound for Alaska. t' d  Had Never Seen a Window Spring-.  Sunday evening the people at Howe's ho*  tel were disturb- by   a shaking,   grating,  quaking n.ise which they could not under-  ' atand.    It contioued so long, souie got up  and went outaide thinking it was perhaps.a '  keel puehed by the waves against the,   rav-  ���������lly    beach��������� "merely    that   and   _M-thiog,Vr  more."   But   a   view of the shore a^owed^  this was not the case, and returning, *>^tfc������':-,_  hotel,   tbe   strange noise waa locate^Anim -  csrtain room.    Puahiug open the 6am$l!Huiy-<  ���������aw Tom Garvin with a shirt fi������������_*sfcort;  ���������boulders exposed and his drawers-dniglng  to his knees, violently shaking- an4 polting  at the lower window sa h vainly ������nds������ror-  ing to close it.    "What in thoad������r ������pi yo������  trying to do?" exclaimed the foreoae*^ mid*  night visitor.     "Trying to close   i_|������ tarnation window,'' replied Garvin in a- Tele*  thick with  pMsiea   and oold.   Hi* ���������jm  looked m though he had been p������eliag.������_ioa*  ���������od his throat iraa ewollaa and punfel m������  a  sprained ankle.    "Why in the name of  oommoasenM don't yoa pjuh in the speingt"  'What is that?"  For aiiCirer tbe visitor stepped forward,  pressed in the spring and let th* sash down*  Well, I'll be blamed UI ever sew any  thing like tbat beforo." And the veteran  bachelor, who had passed' noet ef Me life  in a lonely cabin, opened his eyes ia aaten*  isbment.  Awarded  Highest Honors���������World'* Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwintet Fait.  CREAM  A Pare Grape Cream ef Tartar fanta*.  4aYl_ARS*THE.  '���������'?5-l  ���������Mil  t  ill  <;m  k  .?*������������������ V^   ^  9  4  f  JL  i Subscribers who d������ not receive their paper reg-  -v nlarLy-will please notify us at once. s;A   *",' ���������*.     _-������_}���������!  Apply at the office lpr!pdve_tis__e,rates/*  '-r#;  '* **    \  ' '"~      .,       UNION. B.C.  Pi  The Week's Commercial, Summary*  ���������  The^-trgold"'-balance ---of- tHe- --tjnited-  States treasury is over 5150,000,000.  ;,     Canadian Pacific s  A  MAN'S  t-v  GREATEST HELP.  &*{  1$'-"  ii- -  I'  i.',  ;ross^, -e^rniggs,- %oji  " . the second week of October jwere .;S__4,-'  000, an increase of ������204/000.' '-'': -' O'vyV  *    The' earnings of tire Grand Trunk Bail-  wry for the  'week   ended    October   14th  slxpw-^n .increase pJ_$25,313. ,  ���������_. #  "������to(M:s o'f_ wheafcat-Toronto are'^.S;.??  busife^s as against 3.,80-i bushels' a1 week  ago'and 237^851 Bushels a year ago.-*v-  The"J-crade   distribution- at Montreal,  - r  taken as a whole) ia of a very   fair    sea  sonable character, with most houses   the  volumo of trade being a good deal ahead  -   of 'last year. . In general   dry goods, a'nd  ������������������'   kindred, lines,    business    may    be  called  *'~..good.  . ?  Prospects are exceedingly bright for "a  large,immigration a������,farmers,into Mani-  tobu" and tbe 'Northwest Provinces in?-ifye  spring;-," Land.���������.coi'ripanies are^d^ng.-Avell'  and' Wll.'d'o'bett.eis.'-. This account's'������������_. tlie  DiJllisn'' ffce'lin^-'in "Northw_fl^I^fi_3S3a  Ontario and Qu'A'ppelle stocks.  The   visible   supply   of   wh.at in the  r    "CJnited States and Canada   increased I,**  . 136,000 bujshelslast week, and., trie��������� tpta};  ,   is now 23,y_0/6bd   bu_liels'|'"a_.' cbn^tSr^l'  \   with '54,^08;OOO-lBushels.'i. fear" afeo.'#|T_te  ."    amount olf wheat atloat^tp'"Eil_ope i's 26,'-  ��������� "��������� 000,000 bushels, an   increase "'of   400,000  - bushels forr the ��������� week.    A   year   ago the  '",  amou^'t^floa'trwa's SO'i'-OO.'&OO buslieisV.  .   ���������   jAhpoi^fqor .and ._��������� half, bullion   bags, of  co'ffe^hliYc''already coine"i*rrto sigtTt,   and  -.   there is ampleV tiiiie .for- tho   remaining  four .million . t:to'appear-iind   make   the  ,' crop equaU-the-.maximum-estimate..   The  . hep-yy movement, ijogether (iwith   weaker  ���������  European^- -inarkets '1 and   ,an T' increaset in  '"   tne American vi_i_le   supply   almost   to  '���������  ' 9Q0,00,0..bags,   .brought   a   reaction'  to 7  ,  cents'for'No."7 Kio.' "   J  ->....,,'    ������ -j   ���������--���������.������������������> ���������        ���������* -  ,.General,*wholesale tra^e at .Toronto,.is  ''.   fairly'satisfactory.    When' weather condi-  ���������    tibns are.'; ������ak_n ' into   consideration,    the  move'inent'' is'"' most   encouraging.     The  steady demand'on'wholesalers for nearly  all lines of ' merchandise    is   evidence of  the comparatively   light.-   stocks    held at  country,- points .and of  returning ��������� confid-  ' ence.   tManufacturers,  are , busy'v and in  / 'many cases mills are running   overtime.  .    .''Avcommon ' error   has    been " made in  . supposing that there never'would be any  radically 'new , discoveries ��������� in farming  methods. .Jarmersseom to have settled  1 dov/n to . permaneut "continuance of old  methods, presuming''all is known that  ever can* bevknbwri.  Buf'th'is has recently  , been- shown-sto. be. a mistake, as is illustrated in the Campbell method of growing. cropsti .allusion to "wliich has-been  made'in these 'columns^ From an Iowa  exchange we -learn that a series ' of tests  has been made under-.,'fche. old and new  system.v, And, \y(hat a difference! Wheat  grown'under the. old" system had heads  about^two '.'inches 'long,' with straw no  larger than a knitting'- needle, and an  average height of < about; .-fifteen inches,  and is   nearly   ready   to    cut,   while the  <* other has heads that will average t four  inches long, a large Jkerrial" that is not  nearly filled yer,, .with a "large, strong  stalk,.anil is of-.i dark green, color- una  will not-be ripe .lor t������vo or three week*?  yet. "Under the ol.l way one. and one-half  bushels-of seed were sown to the acre,  the result being that when it came up it  did not stool at" all, but" sent lip -..ne  . pi-ndly stalk from each grain of seed,  while the other was drilled in rows  twenty inches apart, one peck of seed  being sown to the acre, and it has  stooled out sufficiently to nearly cover  die intervening space between the rows,  and" from seventeen, to twenty stalks  spring uyj from, one grain of seed. Mr.  Campbell estimates that the yield under  his method will be 250 per cent, greater  than the yield under the old "Fancy the  difference this will make in the ability  ���������of .the,farmer.to .pay--'his mortgager ai^d  otheftclebts.-���������American Investments.    ~.'  Be'sf,. Thih'e:, 'invAll '.the    World  is to.  -yilave.JMid- a Good Mother.  fr -/Noting.; the ^tendency   of   mothers  to  ���������^scape,_;tKe,'  ca're . aud.^responsibility   of  'sltrainipg their,*own ctTildren,  resorting to  -'/nurses;'������goverri'esses^? kln'dcrgartens, etc.,  Edward ' W.    Bok,"vigorously   contends  that woman    should    consider    her Gfod-  civen 'fduties",--to   her   chUdren   vastly  .parainoui-t to   every   "claim      that   can  be, made upon her time.  "It is ono of the  ino-t baleful   tendencies' of ithe times,"  writes Mr. Bok,    "that^ young   children  ���������^Tfr"pl'a^"d���������V6"mucb'"an^^     entirely in the  nands of nurses, and so  far  -away   from  ^i?    ch.jir mothers'. ^I?do   not think that women e_r*.ctlyJre'aliiBe what the early teachings and".'influences of a mother mean' to  a man when he. reaches   years   of maturity.  The time which a boy   spends at his  mother's knee is never forgotten   by. the  man.'.;Our morality-is. learned there.  Our  characters are formed thero.  We are most  impressionable when,we   are   in   a, stage  of -absolute^dependence upon others. What  sort of a' 'recollection  is   it, for a man to  look back to a line of nurses or   governesses?    What moral, stimulus   does he receive from the recollection   of a   mother  inevitably reading pome novel   and   resting ,'ln a^ languid   stupor   with   fan and  smelling bottle?    What moral fibre is instilled into a child who   sees   his mother  only as   she    flits    before   him   between  morning.calls,,luncheqnSj meetings, teas,  drivtfStt dingers and theater-parties? Wha.t  ���������does-^t-bcyviearn at thp,knee of'.a   nurse?  JGopd?*' P4erh������ps.<]������; But  jj'usfc   as often ,he  learns tluit   v.hich "is  ;not   good.'   *' * *  Many a man has   stood   at   the forks of  the road in his life,    broken-hearted  and  perplexed,   only   to   have   his  mother's  g-wqijds, ..oftteredj ��������� to   -him v.,when, a child,  &ni'e* befqrp him .'and point .him .'the way.  _^t is'-'th'lin^ibhat tt'e 'fealizes','ytnafe;j the best  'thin'g! irT-he world'to a"'ihan   ijp to have  had a good mother, watchful, tender and  anxious, as only a mother   can be where  her child is concerned.  In those supreme  ^moments^the lesson taught���������not   by   the  'nurse."'Vot" By'   a   stranger; " not   at'the  kindergarten, but at the mother's knee���������  becomes a   precious   recollection    and   a  benediction.    It means then a man's salvation.    And   in    that   quiet moment a  man thinks of n. good mother as he never  thinks of any other   woman.    A   look of  tenderness comes into his eyes, a  feeling  of softness creeps into his heart, and- the  attitude of his   earliest infancy comes to  him as, unconsciously, he looks   upward  and breathes to hiself the most ��������� precious  of all  .words: 'Mother.'    It   remains for  the mothers of to-day to   determine how  mii'ch that word will   mean   to   the men  of1 to-morrcfw,''  What glorious blessings we should have  if we were' only'willing to 'give , up the  '������������������self-life and take wh'a't God has'prepared  for us���������not-only righteousness, not only  peace, but;the joy of.the    Holy.Ghost.���������  Rev. Andrew Murray.   ,   i'    -       . -       -   '<A Queer Scottish Custom.  * -        * j    , '.*��������� *  In Scotland the custom still prevails  of taking down the window blinds when  there is a corpse in a house and hanging  white sheets across ..the windows. The  custom also prevails in some parts of  England (particularly in the northern  part), and in -many families a special  "death sheet" is reserved for the chamber  in which the corpse may lie and'is often  jis_d for manv generations.   :  *       t  How to Make si Three-stick Kite.  Take three straight sticks of pine or  cedar, half an inch wide by a quarter  inch thick or less. Make two 30 inches  in length and the third 20. Cross the  two longer on-- the form of an X at a  point 10,inches from the- ends and bind  the third across them: Cut notches  lengthwise across, the ends of the sticks  and tie a stout twine from end to end,  making a 6-sided figure. Care shduld.be  taken that the corresponding sides are  exactly alike. Lay down a sheet of  strong, light paper,, put the frame upon  it and cut the paper two inches larger  than the frame all around. Fold the  outside over the strings and paste down  with boiled flour paste, cutting out the  corners where they lap over.  Only Diamond .Fields in Russia.   ���������  Count.P. P. -Schuvaloff is the fortunate possessor of tho only diamond fields  in Russia. On his'" estates, comprising  300,000 .hectares, five gems wero accidentally found a few years ago. The first  diamond was picked up on the place in  1830, and in the years since then about  150 have .been discovered.* Some years ago  the Count decided to carry on the hunt  for more diamonds with vigor, though  whether or not he has done so is not  known: to the present writer. The Count  is among the wealthiest landed proprietors in Russia, and related to the Russian Ambassador to Berlin.  Euq. yone Who Makes Three or Ctfo. e Words From the List Below Gets a  Prize ; $100.00 for a Complete Correct List.   Read our Offer Carefully.    '  The Following- Sixteen Words Each Have Dashes Where Letters Should Appear. The Proper Letters in These Spaces Make Complete Words Which We  Have Chos__i, Answering- the Description Accompanying: Each Word. CAM YOU  DOIT?  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������  ���������' "There" are'cases of consump'tibi_' so" far  ailyiinced that 'Bickle'.s'.Anti-Consximptive  "Syr.i'ip'unil'hpt'enr.e'; but none so bad  that;  it-wiU;*Hotfgi"v_ relief':'f;Fbt cough's,- colds  lii-cl all'aff. dtfons of the throat, lungs'" arid  ' _hr.st.'at. is^i sjfecifie \\*hich has never" been  ^'n'owirto. raiff" '_t;'-pr6rii6tes   a/-free   and  Va^y''exp_e^OTatio'nv thereby removing'.'tlie  ,^lilegin'";"and' gives ';f-Ke ���������-diseased" parts---a  "chiiiice tbheal. ��������� ��������� 'A    '  ;"-'?���������   ���������'*  "Bo'trh- Japan "arid Russia are   said'to be  fortifyin.tf,.. positions..in.'" Gorea.'1    It   is  1;lap,ugVd^ayX.cb;nQict'''''wiil   take   place  ,Lbe. ween" jihe two powers   in   the near fu-  ,!ture..',', ', a-- .'       ; ������������������ ' ������������������  pMjThe.' commission appointed   to  enquire  4ntq.:the disaster of the Hodynsky   plain,  in Moscow, 'in May, 1896. report, that on  that; occasion., fourteen    hundred '  and  twenty-nine lives were lost.  ���������.���������'-''' ii '"������������������    ������������������'���������',    ���������'   :' i-   iGreeti'hjxs. ���������'      .���������  Two A*mericans Ayben they, meet say,  "How do��������� you ,vdo?" Frenchmen.' say,  "How do you carry yourself ?" for they  are vain of their appearance. Germans  say, ".How.^bes , it with you?" for in  Germany:.the going is slow. Italians ask,  "__pw.<49<lpu stay?.'?. .Riissian^'jj^lJHow  do ypji'.live,?'''���������^ecausjEl: they .'are./ fond of  goodj^ateri_.l, liying.;; People'-'.of;- Anglo-  Saxorfe extr^ipnybay|,''How do you do?"  becaii^ad.ng is their lif_'; .'their.-faculties  are concentrated;Uj_bn-,work.   ���������-.''''���������  Dyspepsia^ndyIndiirest.ipn��������������� C. W. Snow  i_ Cn.,^fv:iViV^ef^.l^i., .\^rites;': "Piease  send lis't'gji^rps^c^^lls.-*'"' 1^^'a--''- selling  ���������more of dP^rti.el.ee^jBHls than any other  Pill we.r"ke_p:'.:,Th_y 'iVive a great reputation'. foV the cure of Dyspepsia and Live-  Co rnpiafiaSt.;.^;-:.Mr.i (Sharles A.' Smith, Lindsay, ,v^kes;: ' "Parnieiee's Pills are an  excellent medicine! My sister has been  troubled, with severe headache, but these  oills have cured her."  Human _s:.itiu-e.  ���������"What- a, fool a man. is,," muttered  DoQuincy as he scurried'down the front  steps and ran, half* a, block to miss a  street,lcar. '9'_Tos, he's a ,- .fool. If I'd  mi&sed catching, my wife when I w.as  riihning alter' her lifcc T .hissed that car,  it; might ha vet been-at blessing to me.  "Now, that,was a mean, sneaking sort  of thought to think. ..I'll juist take it  back. ' I don't suppose she could ' help it  that* my new trousers were an -inch too  short and1 incapable of surrounding mo  at.the top. Maybe it was her fault that  my horse got away from the coachman  yesterday, but a woman isn't supposed  to know all about horses.  . "But it was her fault that she spent  $50 on that crazy looking gown of hers*  Confound it'! I never told her she could  spend that much money. And to think  that she had the nerve to suggest to me,  when I remonstrated, that my new dress  suit cost S75. Suppose it did! Is that ai.;,  reason she. should blow herself on m w  dresses at $50 par? Well, I can stand k.  Let it go on that SooO I fleeced from  L-iacker yesterday by snatching up those  r>onds from - him. Ha! Ha! That was  pretty smootn, even if DcQuincy does  have to say it. Sorry I didn't kiss her  before I ran out. But I really didn't  have time. That car was half way down  the block.''  So soliloquizing, DeQuincyf.went on to  his office afoot. t But he didn't feel right  all day, and during the afternoon he  called up his wife to sort of square  things. She. was as sweet as peaches.  DeQuincy rather sneaked up to , the  house at 5.30, a half hour earlier tnan  usual. Pie acted as if he rather expected  a;storm. .,',But ha was disappointed. ,  .-'His -jvifesWas at,the dooi*. With some  ^semblance of 'shamefacedness he kissed  her twice more than usual. ' <"������������������..". ' ���������'  ��������� -I'-'Half of. those are for this morning,"  he said apologetically. "How do you set  along with such a mean sneak of a husband, anyway?''   ,  DeQuincy. felt more ashamed when Iip  found -a blazing.firo in the grate and hi  slippers right alongside of the fire, all  'warmed for him. And the dinner was  just;the kind he would.' have ordered.  His paper lay beside his .plate, and his  cigar case was just where he wanted it  when.'dinner was over.  "Now, let's read awhile," she suggested, after he had finished his cigar over  his .evening paper.  "Longfellow!" said'hc, "Why, Frances,  you always' know just what I want  most. Let's, have a little Hiawatha.  Begin at the place where he began his  wooing."  And she:began:���������:-  "As unto the bow the cord is,  So unto the man is woman;- '  -'Though' she bends-him,. she obeys him,  ���������Though she draws him, yet she   follows;  Useless one without the. other."  "Read    that   again,". said DeQuincy.  "Say, Frances, *ii I'd bee[ji.; half- as wise:  f as'Hh������wath&'I'd   never   waited- until   I  was 3J3 before marrying you.   Go on!"  God's Gifts.  You often'^see beautiful.fruit displayed  behind, a plate glass "window or   in som.  .shop, and   the   hungry, /little,   boys look  and long for it, but.they cannot reach it.  If you were to' tell one of tbem   who has  never seen glass to1 take some,    he might  .attempt it;  but.he   finds   something in-  ,���������.visible be.twe.en him and. that fruit.  Just  so   many Christian's   can   see that God's  gifts   are * beautiful,    but   they    cannot  take, because the self-life   comes   in between, even though    they    cannot see it.  Plenty of North Polo Game.  "Did you p-'-t anytliing?" asked Farmer  Corntassel's.wife as he returned froni his  hunting trip. ' ,. -.  "Nothin worth speakin of."  "You surely d'idn't conic home empty  handed?"  "No, bub it's next thing to it. I haven't  anytliing but a couple more carrier pi-,  geons with messages from the north pole  tied to 'era."���������Washington Star.  The"jury in the case of Luetg'ert, the  Chicago sausage manufacturer* who was  charged with the . murder of his wife,  has disagreed, standing nine for conviction-and three for acquittal.  . .      --    ���������'���������;'  AGENTS WANTED TO SELL  "ARMED A  CEYLON  TEA;"  Put up in lead packages.  Also Japans and Hysons.  A. H. CANNING & CO., Wliol������*sa.lo A_-ents,  57 Fit ont St. East, Tokonto.  ASK YOUR DEALER FOR  BOECKH'S  BRUSHES and BROOMS.  For salchy all leading houses.  CirAS. BOECKIT & SOXS,   Manufacturers,  TORONTO, ONT.  1 FARMERS,  | DAIRYMEN  ^     And Their Wives  ^c.   Drop us a post card, and get free  \|v    our booklet on  H    "INDURATED FIBREWARE"  It* costs nothing, tells all about  Indurated Fibre Pails, Milk Pans,  Dishes and Butter Tubs, axid  will put mon y in your pockt s.  ������ The E. B. Eddy Co., ������  ^ LIMITED.      . ^  .35','       HULL, CANADA. ^  AGENTS  FOR    SIX    FAST-SELLING  Household Articles. Send postal for   particulars.     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I BOYCE'S MONTHLY,  BOYCE BUILDINC,  CHICAGO.  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ��������� ��������� ������������������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<>���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  The Olin Gas and        por an power Purposes������  Gasoline Engines  SIMPLEST, STRONGEST,  STEADIEST, MOST ECONOMICAL.  FUEL.  THE   OLIN   ENGINES  are made from 2    Horse  Powet' to 40 Horse Power  and maj'.be run with gasoline, manufactured or illuminat-int;  gas, producer or natural gas.  As gasoline is always an available and. economical fuel, the ��������� Olin  engine was designed with special  reference to its use. The gasoline  is taken from a tank (which may^iji;  be located at a distance from and {$''''  below the engine) by a simple pump  and forced into a mixing chamber,  which is kept hot by the exhaust.  By this system we secure a perfect vaporizing of , the fluid _ which isr  mixed with air before entering the cylinder and a low grade of gasoline may be *.  used���������in fact, almost a kerosene. " . j  ADVANTAGES OVER STEAM. I  The first cost Is. less than the cost of installing a steam plantof equal capacity.  No boiler to keep in repair. '  No fooiler-liouse or coal storag-e room required. >  No coal, ashos or cinders to cart and handle. p  No dirt, dust or soot. ..      ,.   .,,,,..  No fire or smoke.    (The smoke nuisance is abolished).  No steam or water g-augres to watch.  No dang-er of explosion. ��������� ���������    '   4  No skilled engineer required.  No waiting- to g-et up steam.  No increase in insurance, but in the near future a decrease.  THE OLIN GAS ENGINE MAT BE PLACED ANYWHERE IN TOUR SHOP.     IT  REQUIRES VERY LITTLE FLOOR SPACE.  WHAT USERS SAY  Sherburne, N. Y., Nov. 24th, 1896.  Oli_" Gas Engine Co., Buff-ilo, N. Y. -���������������.-������  Gentlemen :���������-My engine works fine ; better and better each dav I run it._ l  start it in the morning and do not stop until 8:00 or 8:30 at night. I like the engine  first rate. To-day I have been running the 20-inch burr mill, the iron mill, the cob  and coi.i crusher and the elevator, all at the same time, grinding corn, cob and gram,  and then I changed and left off the corn crusher and put on the sheller in its place,  and all worked well. But I can't keep up with my work. I want a lareer engine the  worst way. Would you advise me to put in a 10 or 15 horse power next ?  Now using a 5 horse power gasoline engine.  F. A. Co-WELL  LaFargeville, Nov. 28th, 1896.  The Olin Gas Engine Co.. Buffalo, N. Y. .,,,_-_������_������������������_  Gents :���������The 20 h.p. Gasoline Engine you placed in my mill last -Septemher is  giving perfect satisfaction, in fact it is doing a great deal better than I expected it  could. I find it a great saving in expense over steam, as it requires no care whatever  after starting and steam requires an engineer. I also find it runs with less expense  for gasoline than a steam engine requires for fuel. It is a very powerful machine, in  fact, we have never used the full power of the eneine, and grind 70 bushels per hour  right along. I think I have the best feed mill in the State with the Olin to drive it.  It will give me pleasure to recommend it to anyone contemplating putting in power.  Very Truly Yours, L. L. JEROME.  SOLE AGENTS FOR  CANADA,  Send for Descriptive Circular and Price List.  Toronto Type Foundry Co., Ltd.,  TORONTO.  'H  t-1  li  i  !  <>  ?)-  V  II *;'  n i  J  I  f  i  HANDY IN  THE DAIRY.  Appliances  of Little   Cost,  bat   of Muck  Usefulness.  Here are some appliances whose pictures and description Mr. J". L. Hoyle  ���������ends to Hoard's Dairyman. One recommendation, and that not a small one, is  that they can be made by any tinner.  The first one is an aejator which any  farmer can afford. Mr. Hoyle speaks of  it aa follows:  I herewith send a cut of an aerator  which I am using, and believe it to be  a good thing. It  surely beats  pouring, costs but  little and is easily washed. It  can be made any  size ��������� desirable.'  This is Qj4 inches in diameter,  6 *���������_" high and has  a handle 20 inches long. There  are several small  holes near the top  one-sixteenth of  an inch in diameter.  It v,is shoved  down quickly in  the milk and the  air comes out the  holes and passes  up through the  milk, carrying  away, with it the  cow odor, which  I think is very  injurious to milk'  for making first  class   butter  ,or  CHEAP  AERATOR FOR  MILK.  cheese. This wants to be done a number  of times while the milk is warm from  flie cows. ���������  . It is not my invention, but is just as  good as if it were. It should be made out  of good heavy tin, and that is cheaper  in the end than light, flimsy stuff.  The second appliance described is a  simple devico for. dropping water into  test bottles. Of this Mr. Hoyle writes:  I also send a drawing of a tin cup  With a little tube in the side to slip a  ���������mall'rubber, tube on to (nursing bottle  rubber tube:) These'' rubber tubes can  be got at tho drug store. This makes  a good thing to put water in test bottles. By pinching this tube we can put  in one drop at a' time or let it run full  size and fill them very lapidly.  For graduating test bottles I prefer  ���������kimmilk to water, as I believe it is  not affected by capillary attraction so  much as water. I then fill the bottle  a little above o and dip it out with a  small swab tied to a splinter. Pinch the  milk or water out of swab each time  until it is down exactly to o. This ia  easily done, and also wipes out the in-  ���������ide of neck of bottle.  Now let me tell those that keep cows  what a. help it  Will be to use the  milk test and  scales, for by so  doing you can  easily find those  that are not paying for what they  eat, and such are  to  be found   in  almost    every   useful in making  herd    of    any tests.  breed. In 1893 my 8 cows averaged 5.03  test; in 1884, 9 cows averaged 5.43  test; in ISO5, 10 cows averaged 5.40  test (it will be remembered this was the  year of the great drought); in 1896, 11  cows .averaged 5.54 test.  It will be seen that I am crawling  up,in both number of cows and quality  of milk. They averaged over 300 pounds  of butter this year; and I am raising  calves for my own use from two cows  that make 400 pounds. I am milking  some of these heifers, and they are quite  promising.  Some one has said "the Babcock test  and scales are farreaching," and I have  good reason to think so.  wool hats worn month after month in a  creamery without being renovated.  Straw hats, or, better yet, light linen  caps, are, the proper head covering for-  butter makers and those who handlo  milk.  The question what to do with whey  is beirig answered in a factory at An-  dover, O. The whey is, clarified and  boiled down and by a process known  to the manufacturer is turned into the  purest sort of an article, of milk sugar,  or sugar of milk, as one chooses to call  it. It is sold to-druggists for pill and  powder making.  THE QUEEN'S RELICS.  PRECIOUS MEMENTOES ARE NOW  ON   EXHIBITION.  FORAGE CROPS.  The  plat  l>������iry and Creamery.  And now somebody has discovered a  disease which has been named contagious inflammation of the udder. It  comes from treating the cow in an unnatural manner. Peed her just right,  not stuffing her to death to make a milk  record; keep her perfectly clean and  give her plenty of light and air and she  will not have contagious inflammation  of the udder.  Cloths wrung out of hot water and  applied to an inflamed udder will help  take the swelling down.  Every cow should have her own stall  and her own milker, and these should  under no circumstances be changed if it  can be avoided. Cows that are accustomed to one certain milker will give a  larger yield with that person than with  anybody else.  The nervous cow is sometimes the  best milker in the herd.  Keep everything about the creamery,  including yourself, your hands, skin  and clothing, spotlessly clean.  Clean blue or white cotton or linen  overalls should always be worn at creamery and dairy work. There is something  that makes one sick in the thought of  woolen   jackets and trous_rs and old,  Plants  of Value   to  Cow Keepers In the  Northern Belt.  The Michigan experiment station has  been doing valuable work in testing  the forage plants chat will thrive in  that state, and consequently in the  whole line of states in. the same latitude. These'results are particularly interesting to dairy farmers. Summed up  they are as follows:. '   -  While the Michigan station has had  a fair degree of success with alfalfa it  is not prepared to say that it will take  the place of red clover in that state. ' It  yielded nearly five tons of hay per acre  at four cuttings in ' one season, but it  requires good land, sufficiently rolling  to drain well. On low, black land it  winter kills in Michigan. It should be  sown in spring by itself at. the rate of  20 pounds of. seed per acre. If- land is  clean, sow broadcast; r if .weedy, sow in  drills and cultivate. If weeds come up,  mow, them before they go to seed, and  unless heavy enough to smother the alfalfa leave them on the field.  Kaffir corn matures too late to be of  value in Michigan. In the' intensely  dry season of 1895 it compared ��������� favorably with dent corn and sorghum as to  quantity of forage produced, but was  later than either in maturing.  Michigan season is too short for it.  Beginning' in March, 1895, a  each of crimson clover and red clover  was'sown each month till November.  The total yield of the crimson clover  plats was a little in excess of that of red  clover. June and July seem to be the  best months.for seeding crimson clover  in Michigan.  Sacaline has proved worthless. It is  troublesome to start and to get rid of,  hard to handle and cure, makes a poor,  woody forage, and is not more -productive than corn forage.  .The flat pea is also hard to start, hot  very productive and "is not relished by  any sort of stock. .   k  Hairy vetch, sometimes called sand  vetch, winter vetch, Russian vetch or  Siberian vetch, is considered very promising in Michigan. Sown in the fall the  plants live over winter and make a crop  the following spring. It is a' slender,  running plant, often creeping on the  ground a distance of ten feet from tho  stem. For this reason it should be sown  with rye in the fall or with oats in the  spring to give it support. It yielded  nearly seven tons dry hay per acre at the  Michigan station. The Ohio station also gives it a favorable report, as does  the South Dakota station. This vetch is  somewhat richer .than clover, and is  fine for green manuring. After cutting  the joint crop of oats or rye and vetch  the vetches usually make a vigorous  second growth from the stubble,- affording fine pasturage or a good coat of  green manure to turn under.  A series of unfavorable clover seasons  .ending with 1895 led many Michigan  farmers to fear that red clover was no  longer reliable in that state, but 1896  brought a very heavy crop. The root  borer has now appeared, but it is hoped  that its numbers will steadily decline,  as in New York.  The Michigan station made an interesting and instructive experiment on a  field of clover seeded with rye. A third  of the field was cut over and crop removed just as the rye was heading out;  another third when the rye was in full  bloom, and the last third after the rye  had ripened.  The result was remarkable. Though  favorable weather ensued, the last third  produced as much weeds as clover, the  second third had a thin stand of clover  sprinkled with weedy patches, while  the first third sent up a thick stand and  vigorous growth of clover.  Picture of the Coronation Much Prized���������  Great Collection of Common and Curious  Articles on Which Fabulous Prices Are  Set.  Perhaps it is because this has been  jubilee year, and everything connected  with Victoria is of unusual interest, that  a large number of what may be called  "relics" of her childhood and middle life  have been collected and exhibited during  the last few weeks in one of our important museums. The ������ things shown are  literally priceless, and hundreds of thousands of pounds would not buy them  from their owers, who, by the way, are  scattered all over the world. One of  these articles connected with almost her  .earliest days, is a quaint little carriage,  in which the baby princess used to take  her airings, and in. which she almost  came to an untimely end. A huge dog  startled the pony one morning, in the  Kensington" gardens, and caused lt to  swerve violently, on one side.n One wheel  got up on to a bank and the whole concern was toppling over, when a guardsman named Maloney, grasped the child's  dress and swung her clear.  She Made Pin Cushions.  Another relic, of a less exciting nature, is a, very well written letter from  the eight-year-old Princess to the Marchioness of Downshire, thanking her for  forwarding to the palace a big paroel Jof  toys. By the side of the letter are numbers of dolls dressed by the Princess herself, who was taught to use her lingers  at a very early age, and, among other  specimens of her handiwork, are 22 pin  oushiona from two inches to half an inch  square, made from patterns of dresses  sent in by the royal tradesmen, and belonging now to a < Miss Julia Maaser in  Germany.  There, also, is the grand rosewood  piano on which the little Victoria practiced her scales, presented to her by  George IV., and so valued by her that,  after using it for years, she sent it : back  in 1839'to Messrs. Erard to be thoroughly overhauled and done up.  Another relic connected with one of  the dangers she ran as a girl, is a curious old chair in which she once rested at  the "Fox and Crown Inn" at Highgate.  The landlord of the inn had managed, to  save the Princess and her mother from  some restive horses and led the ladies to  his inn to rest and recover.  Pictures of the Coronation,     v  Butter Trade In Europe.  There are a number of forms of  boxes.   There is the Australian  box, being  a cube, 1  foot in diameter, holding on  the average 56 pounds;  the New Zealand being rectangular, and the Irish a  truncated pyramid, so that the butter  can be dumped out of the box from the  larger end. In the shops butter is dumped out of  the  package in a large lump  and cut off in chunks when sold.   Then  there is the   French   butter   in   baskets, the basket being about a peck ix.  size with a cover, and the butter in the  form of a large roll laid in it.   There  are also French rolls in boxes.   These  rolls are cylindrical in shape, weighing two pounds each, and are packed  a dozen in a box.    This  French butter,  as well as some Danish, is unsalted and  brings the very highest prices.    The  French is what is termed milled butter.  It is bought up from the peasants, sorted and worked up together.   Being unsalted it does not keep long and the  English merchant orders it by telegram,  and during the night it crosses   the  channel and  is in the English shop in  the morning.  Another reminder . of the old days is  Sir George Hayter's great historical picture of the coronation, in the production  of which the Queen took almost as much  interest as the   artist himself.  A solid silver beaker and jug are  unique souvenirs of the Queen's accession. A certain nobleman, who wishes'to  be nameless, ��������� collected in view of the  accession, a complete set of silver coins,  one for every ruler, since William the  Conqueror, to the number of 37, and had  them"let into the - beaker, which was  pierced with holes to receive them, a  Victorian crown piece forming the lid.  A sprig of orange blossom from the  bridal bouquet, and some large dispatch  boxes full of letters from the Queen,  ..covering, many, many years, are contributed by the Marquis of Normandy, to  whom the letters were written: and the  ���������prig given.  Also a lock of the Queen's hair and a  Bible marker, woven out of the same  material, come from the same contributor, and it gives some idea of the value  set -upon such simple treasures, when  we hear that these two articles are insured at ������450.  A very interesting relic is the hoof of  the Queen's favorite horse, Hammott,  ���������nounted in gold as an inkstand, and  t isured by Col. Meyer, the owner, who  nas lent it, for ������2.400.    A photograph of  the family christening font is also in the  exhibition and we casually learn in connection with it, that the expenses of the  Prince ot Wales' christening were, no  mean item in the housekeeping bills,  having amounted' to more.than ������200,000.  The exhibition has decidedly "taken,"  and no wonder, with a patriotic and  somewhat emotional nation. From the  beginning it has been orowded day by  day, and, even now, when the London  season is, so to say, over, streams of visitors continue to pour in.  The Queen on the Deeside.  Just now, her Majesty is in Scotland  where, perhaps, the happiest hours of her  life are spent, and where she will remain  till the winter. One thing has been  rather a trial ^o her there, lately, and  tiiatIs, the"pulling down of the little old  church which has been her place of worship for bo many years. It had been impossible for her to mount the gallery  stairs as she did in her younger days,  and sho was compelled to give up attending service there, when at Balmoral, so  it was pulled down, and now she attends  the beautiful little white granite church  which has replaced the old one.  Owing to the bad illness of Dr. Campbell���������for  many   years   minister   of this  church���������it was necessary this   spring   to  choose a   successcv,    and   great was the  discussion   among   the   "elders"   as  to  whom among   those   who   came to give  specimens of their preaching   would be a  "likely man." Along "leet" was chosen  first, then a short one was sent in which  finally consisted of three names.   At this  stage, matters became   difficult,   the absorbing question being, "Whioh o'   them  wad you think   the   Queen   wad   tak a  fancy to?" It was settled at last, to send  the short "leet" to her Majesty,   and let  the ohoioe rest with her.    The. Queen  is  as constitutional in   her   highland home  as in har empire, and   declined   to overrule the   voioe   of   the   people.    Pressed  hard, she said she thought the Rev. Mr.  Slbbald would   not   be   unsuitable,  and  the reverend gentleman was chosen.   Going to her   Scotch   home   in  the spring,  however, she neither sent for him   to the  castle   nor gave any notice of  her intention to go to church ; till   she   had heard  him preach.  The  Queen's  Favorite Wardrobe Woman.  "The   Queen's   had   a gey shock, the  morn," was the opinion in   Craithe village just when   her  ��������� Majesty   was in the  thick of thejubilee excitements.   And so  she had.    Old Mistress   Macdonald, who  had been the Queen's   favorite wardrobe  woman for the last 40 years, had returned  home to die, and,   no   doubt, the simple  peasant woman was   not   far   out when  she surmised that, at Royal   Windsor," in  the midst of   her   jubilee   triumphs, her  Majesty was sitting greetin' o'er  the illness of Mrs. Macdonald. All the day long  when the old lady   lay   dying,,the   little  village post-office was   kept in" a state of  commotion by the necessary   out-ringing  of the telegraph bell, which notified that  the, Queen . was   sending  message   after  message of inquiry,   and ��������� receiving   full  details of tho death of her  devoted servant.'  Mrs. Macdonald was a Deeside woman,   who   had   entered   her   Majesty's  service   as   a   housemaid   at   Balmoral,  eventually becoming chief   wardrobe woman.   She was always about the   person  of the Queen, and always slept  just outside her   room.    She   was   compelled to  give it up, last   May, after having made  many unsuccessful efforts to conoeal her  disease, which was   cancer,   so   that she  might go with   the   Queen   to  London,  having a fixed conviction, poor old lady,'  that her royal mistress   would never gee  through all her   hard   work without her  assistance.  i  The Emperor Frederick:   and   the    White  Heather.     '  The Balmoral castle drawing-room Is  a bright and pleasant, apartment, hung  round with pictures of the royal family  at various ages, one of the most interest  being a portrait of Emperor Frederick  and his girl bride, whom he wooed, as  everybody knows, with a piece, of white  heather, gathered from'one of the woody  hills 'near tho castle. In his last illness,  when the hand of death was upon him,  the Emperor climbed the hill alone, and  returning to the Empress, laid a piece  ot white heather on her ,lap, saying, "I  gathered it at the very, spot." So,- the  Royal family have their sentimental  turns as well as the meanest, of their  subjects.  John  Brown.  Balmoral, where the Queen is staying  at the present moment, perhaps abounds  more .than any of her residences in  stories of her Majesty's faithful and devoted servants, as well as of her own  attachment to and sympathy with them  and the cottagers on the estate. "Honest  John Brown," with his blunt outspokenness, is the hero -of--many-'a tale. He  never could do wrong, has been known  to express disapproval of his Royal mistress' attire, in the words,' "What's this  you've got on the day9"-and on one ���������occasion to have almost come to wcrds  with her over a- sprig of. heather. ' The  Queen maintained it was real "white  heather" (a very rare,plant even in the  highlands), while honest' John, whose  courtly complaisance . was not a very  prominent quality, exclaimed, "Hoots!  it's naught but the heather bell." ,  Poor John Brown lies now in the little  churchyard on the Dee where all his  forefathers sleep, his tomb honored as  their's are not, by the Queen's grateful  tribute to his uncommon fidelity in her  epitaph:������������������  That friend, on whose fidelity you count,  That   friend   given   to   you   by circumstances  Over which you'd no control, was   God's  own gift.  Perhaps few old ladies at the Queen's  time of life have a larger circle of loving relatives, but she shares with the  rest of us in the penalty of old age of  seeing: year by year those we love, and  by whose love we are cheered, passing  away from us, and she would probably  affirm that bereavements have fallen  more heavily upon her than on any of  her subjects. Still, she has compensations  HOW TO EXAMINE A WATCH.  The  Only   "Way  to   Appreciate   Its   Fine  Mechanism.  To   one   who chas never   studied   the  mechanism of   a watch, its   mainspring  or the balance wheel is   a mere   piece of  metal.   He may have looked at the   face  of the watch and while he   admires   the  motions of   its   hands   and the time   it  keeps he   may   have   wondered   in   idle  amazement as to. the   character   of   the  machinery which   is   concealed  within.  Take it to   pieces   and   show,  him each  par. separately���������he;will recognize neither  design nor adaptation   nor   relation   between them;   but put them together, set  them to work, point   out   the   offices  of  each spring, wheel and cog, explain their  movements, and then show  him   the result.    Now he perceives.that it is all one  design���������that notwithstanding  the   number of   parts,    their   diverse   forms   and  various offices and the agents concerned,  the whole piece is   of   one   thought, the  expression of one idea.    He   now rightly  concludes that when f.hn mainspring was  fashioned and   tempered   its   relation to  all the other parts must have  been   considered; that the cogs on this   wheel are  cut    and   regulated��������� adapted���������to   the  ratchets on that; and   his   final   conclusion will be that such a piece of mechanism could hot   have    been   produced   by  chance; for the   adaptation   of the parts  is such as to show it   to be  according to  design and obedient   to    the   will of one  intelligence.���������Harper's Round Table.  No Danger.  THE OLD AND THE YOUNG.  Xn-i  How   Younjrer, Persons  May Take ah  terest in Their Old Parents.  I can conceive of few sadder  things in '  old age than being without younger per- I  sons who love us enough   to   correct us,  says a writer   in   Harper's Bazar.    Yes!  correct   us; neither   more , nor less than |  that; not rudely, of   course,    nor impertinently, nor in a nagging,   disrespectful ���������  way, as   disagreeable   in    the manner of  the mother to   the,- child   as of the child  to the mother;"but   who   will correct us  in a way   which,-'   violating -"no   law   of  good breeding or   courtesy, can yet keep  us up to our own best mark.  For the tendency of many of us, when  70 is reached', is to   let   ourselves    go to  pieces. We can call it resting on our oara  or describe it with   as   picturesque a set  of symbols as   we   choose.    But   for 'all  that, a man or woman   comes   to one of i  the great critical   periods   of   life about I  the time that age is reached.    They   can '  then either sink   under   existing   conditions,   let   every   encroachment   of   age  have its , way,   excusing   themselves  on  the plea of years for every failure to meec  them gracefully,   or   they   can   readjust  themselves   to   the   changes years have  wrought, and   with   renewed   spirit   go'  on,' still young   and   still   attractive be- ;  cause still growing and still alive. '  And certainly, the   most   adorable old1  people are the old people   who   have met  age in   the   latter   way,   and   who have  kept themselves   alive   to   the criticisms  and suggestions   of  the   young.    "Have  your children told you yet that you turn ;  out   your   tdesf" said   one   middle-aged'  parent, laughing, to another. His laugh- i  ter saved him.,   For   all   children, when  first grown,   become   absorbed   in   their  parents���������it is a mark of   their   affection  ���������and they   are   more   sensitive to their  failures, peculiarities   or virtues   than to' -  those of'all the rest of the   world.    And  certainly no sweeter sight is to be found  than' that of young girls who   are.   interested   in their father ^s .cravat, the latest  cut of his vest, or   his   looking   his very  best on all occasions.    For   though   our  fathers and mothers bring   us  up. when  a certain period is passed we turn about, ������  in all   well-regulated' families,   and  return the compliment.  The yonng educate  the old as surely as once .the old   trained  them, and the really fascinating, old person is one   who   has   .submitted, to   the  process. ,' ���������    '  Princess Kaiulani.  Princess .Kaiulani, of Hawaii, -who  visited thk* country, in 1893, and whose  pleasing personality made a favorable  impression on all who met her at that  time, has been in Europe since then, and  has now returned to -this country. ��������� In  view of the fact that affairs in Hawaii are  attracting much attention, and that the  ex-queen of that country keeps herself  before the public, the,;"movements of the  young Princess will be watched with  close attention.  Kaiulani is the neice of ex-Queen Lili-  uokalani who became Queen when hex  brother, Kalakaua. died in' 1891. Prior  to, her elevation to the throne she was  known in Honolulu as Mrs. Dominis.  On attaining the new honors she named  Kaiulani, the daughter of her sister, who  had married a Mr. Cleghorn, as her heir  PfclSfCBSS KAIULANI.  to the royal title, since which time Kaiulani has been known as a Princess, and  has been looked upon by many as the  future Queen of the Hawaiian islands.  She is several shades lighter than her  royal aunt, her features are more regular, and in her looks and bearing the.  Caucasian strain has left a refining trace.  The young woman hes traveled much  since she left this country for England,  and reports received from . the various  places where she has been stopping show  that she was as popular with Europeans  as with the few Americans who made her  acquaintance.  on bench  supposed to be  Possible Condensation  Scene: Newly married   pair  In park; old   gentleman,  asleep.  She-���������My darling!  He���������My dove J  She���������My doggie!  He���������My pus6y!  She���������My duck!  He���������My pretty birdie I  She���������My goosie!  He���������My lambkin!  Old gentleman (interrupting brutally)  ���������Can't you call eaoh other Noah's arks,  and have done with it?  Her Mother���������And now, when I go out  of the room, I don't want you to sit on  Mr. Fatly's lap!���������New York Journal.  A Narrow Escape.  While bathing at Long Branch recently  a youth dived in shallow water and inadvertently buried his head in the soft  sand, his legs sticking up in ths air.  Had it not been for his father, who wai  standing oloee by, the youth would have  been drowned. As it was, the sand o_Qpi'  into his ears and burst the drums, abaft-  ing him stone d������af.  A Foe to'Strons: Drink.  Mrs. Wallace���������Our milkman.has been  attending temperance meetings, he'tells  me.  Mr. Wallace���������Yes, and I am  has had a bad effect on hirn.  "How?"  "I   think he has   become so  foe of strong drink that he has  watering the milk."  afraid ifc  earnest a  taken to  -:il  .'^*ji:H>H1-V������:viisir. i!  '���������A  !���������������  _?v T~T-  ' I ^  v. jUa������M<k>> (������*iiU**������v*c'_  ufM-A������.>i-imw_J  ~;1  THE WHELI II i_  Cumberland,    B. C,  Issued   Every  Monday  M. Whitney, Editor.  TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.  IN   ADVANCE.  "Ono  Yenr      ?200  Six Months    1 ^5  8ingle Copy             0 05  ' RATES OF ADVERTISING:   "  , One inch per year    $12.00  ..    ..   month  '     '150  eitinth col   per year         25 00  fourch   ..      5000  weok, .. line         10  Local r.otices.por line    ::  20  Notices * of ,Births, Marriages and  Deaths,   50 cents each insertion.  No Acvertisment inserted for less than  50 cents.   ,  Persons failing to get THE News regularly should notify the Office.  Persons having any business with TT_E  News will please call at the office or  write.  ���������TUERDAY,    Maiv 15th,    1898.  THE Conservatives, while not opposing" a railway to the Yukon will insist  upon a-material alteration in the terms  and conditions of the proposed . contract.  -��������� What does the Dominion government  mean by the imposition of a duty of three  cents a pound on peanuts? We -rise to  protest in the name of Young Canada,  We commend the course of the Provincial government in its policy of bringing down early the estimates. The  redistribution bill can'wait. It - should  .only affect Kootenay. The balance of the  province   can  await   the  census  which  i  takes place in three years.  The Washington government has  decided to abandon the Relief Expedi  tion to Klondike as unr.eceessary. We  notice some papers in Canada poking  fun at rhe U. S. government. At the  time, the movement was an apparent  necessity, and much credit is due the  States for their prompt action.  - WITH regard to the Ontario election  the Hardy government is returned by a  bare majority, which may be overcome  by complete returns, but this is not  likely. It has not, however, a workable  majority and unless strengthened by  by-elections will be compelled co ag;������in  go to the people with a poor sh _w of  success.  "The merchants do not get their goods  for nothing, they are not doing business  for the love of it, and when they are kind  enough to oblige a friend by giving him  his goods that person should make it a  point to pay'for all the goods that he got,  not wait until he is dunned and dunned  and dunned, then to pay the account,  give impertinence, and say mean thing."  THE new Revised Statutes just approved by the Lieut.-Governor contains  a penalty clause against Chinamen or  Japanese working in mines under ground,  so that all is left is to test the constitutionally of the law in the courts. The  Supreme Court of British Columbia has  already passed on the question, and now  it remains for the Supreme Court of  Canada, and the Privy Council to record  their guess.  Liberal party. The Westminster 'convention is repudiated b", some of the  most distinguished Liberals in the  province. Our local government is not a  political but a business matter. It is a  question of the best men. But little  attention should be paid lo what a  candidate professes, but very much  reliance may be placed upon the character of the man himself.  fflD-SUMMEE   FLOWBR AND  FBTJIT FESTIVAL.  We are glad to notice that the question of holding a Mid-Summer Flower  and Fruit Exhibition in Cumberland this  year, is being agitated. This -vill not of  course, .detract from the interest in the  annual exhibition of stock, butter, poultry,  vegetables, and fall fruit at Courtenay.  Let the project be carried out and the  gardeners, florists and farmers bring  here their horticultural and floral products, and we can jfaurantee, 'under good  management, a brilliant success. ��������� In the  fall we will all go to Courtenay and  assist the Farmers' Show.  In the Mid-Summer'Exhibition there  misrht be displayed the work of our  amateur artists; fancy work, etc. As a  background for flowers and plants,  evergreen trees might be provided, and  the hall enlivened by feathered songsters.  But we are descending to details which  may well be left to a committee. Let us  have the Mid-Summer Floral and Hoiti-  cultural Exhibition here Let the farmer j  or a committee from the Board of Directors of the Agricultural Association, or  perhaps the Farmers' Institute initate and  take charge of the affair. They might  appoint an assisting com mi ���������'tee of ladies  from Union and Cumberland. We would  be glad to receive communications  from  any  one interested   in the subject.  A SNAP.  The property consisting of lots r and ?.  In block D; fronting on Mary port Ave.  with a fine cottage on each;.fine well of  water, city water, bath-room with sou  water, and shed, barn, etc., will be sold  at a great sacrifice. The houses a>e  well-built, neat,and attractive, and the  .location is the very chuicestMn tiie city ���������  niusi go���������apply or. the premises.  James McKim.  FOR LEASE.���������The fine stock ranch  of John Piercy on the beach about two  2 miles below Courtenay. Enquire at  News Office or on primises.  A. H. McCallum, licensed auctioneer,  will atiend to all sales in the district c-i  reasonable terms.  THE talk of war between Spain  and  the United States  is  not  warranted  by  the known facts.    It is ^ true the  United  States  are actively strengthening  their  extended   sea   coast,   but that is only a  precautionary    measure.      We   do   not  think there will be any war; and   if there  is, unless other nations interfere it will be  quickly ended by the collapse  of Spain.  Should a continental  combination  assist  Spain, the struggle would be  desperate,  and   England  might   become   involved  on the side  of the United   States.    The  English     speaking    people    will  stand  together, if need be.  MR. JA_������-_S ADDISON HEBE,  Mr. Addison form- rly of Union now of  Grand Forks, is ou a visit to his daughters  here. He came up from Victoria on Wednesday's steamer.  The Colonist thus speaks of his visit to  the coast:  "Mr. James   Addison,    city treasurer   of  Grand Forks, is here to see the government  in connection with several ques ions of importance to his portion of the prvince.    One  object of Mr. Addison's mission is to try and  get assistance towards a railway into Grand  Forks.    While the country is rich in minei-  als,   there is great need of a railway, Mr  Addison says, before these mining resources  can   be   developed, for there is no way at  present of   shipping   ore   and consequently  there is no incentive for mine owners to w.x^  their claims.    Many representatives of capital have already visited Grand Forks and  have been greatly pleaeed with the showin;  of mineral, but until there are cheap trans-  poration facilties, investment is retarded.  "We do not want  booming or bolstering  up,"   Mr.    Addison    remarked,    "for the  country is all right.    We have the resources  and all we ask is  a railway.    That part of  Yale district go ahead at a wonderful rate."  Anothrer matter that has brought Mr. Addison here is the  question of  redistribution  that is to come up at present session of  the  legisloture.    What is wanted, he says, is to  get Yale divided into Northern and  South-  cm districts, so that a man   may be elected  to represent   the mining   interests   of   the  southern portion  THE ISRCMIT8' Biffl 01 HALIFAX.  ���������Espiffl_.it & Hanaimo Ry  eserveMiL 81175.  Ebst  Capital paid up, $1,500,000  Mead Office, Halifax, ��������� N.  RANCHES.  Antigonish, N.S., Bathurst, N.B., Bridgewater, N.S., Oharlottetown, P.E.I., Dorchester^  N.B., Fredericton, N.B., Guysboro, N.S., Halifax,-N.S.', Kingston,'N.B., Londonderry,  U.S., Lunenburc, U.S., Maitland, N.S., Moncton, N.B., Montreal, P.Q., NANAIMO,  B.C., Nelson, B.C.,' Newcastle, N.B., "Picton, N.S., Port���������Hawkesbury, N.S., Bossland,  B.C., Sackville, N.B., Sbubenacadie, N.S., St. Johns, Nfld., Summersido, P.E.I., Sydney,  N.S., Truro, N.S., Vancouver, B.C., Weymouth, N.S., Woodstock, N.B.  , _3_5._nT__C__I_^S   -G-lsT-D    COHBESPO-TDEN'TS.  LONDON",��������� The Bank of Scotland; PASTS,��������� Credit Lyonnais; BEHMTTDA,���������Bank  of Bermuda; NEW YOBE,���������Chase National Bank; SAN FBANCISCO,��������� Hongkoug  and Shanghai Banking Corporation; BOSTON,���������National Hide and Leather Bank;  CHICAGO,���������American Exchange National Bank; CHINA and JAPA3T,��������� Hongkong  and Shanghai Banking Corporation.  o     ,  ������ :  Accounts received on the moat favorable terms.  Interest allowed on Special Deposits and on Savings Bank Accounts.  All business by mail will be promptly and carefully attended to.  '    .  . W.. A. SPENCER,  Manager Nanaimo Branch.  _cn_r_F_.i_i._Bg_g-TO__-gg^  PRESTLEYS  COMMENCING TUESDAY   15th,   inst,  -THE   STEAMER City   of   Nanaimo  WILL RUN AS  FOLLOWS:  Are the Best goods manufactured in the. world.  We have secured the agency   for these goods,  Only made  in   Black , Velour   Cashmeres,  Black  Mohairs, Black Brocade   Mohairs, Black and Blue  Serges, from '50 cents  to a   .cpL.oo; also their gauran-  teed Waterproof Cravenettes, in Black Navy, Dark  Green.  Send for samples ot our 5c Flanneliette, aid Dress Serges at 25c,  ��������� in  twenty    Colors  STEVENSON.'&'CO, NANAIMO, B. C  M-_B_H_I������a__JMb_gC_lt3B^^  m~T ?sra  4m  fscKA   ���������  =������?  Flow to Go���������When-l-o "Go��������� What to TaJce-  Where  (bi.  .-���������_  Outnt.  FOR.fiilvice on these al!-imporl;irt m:iit.rs, and Jor purcv-.-ising .supplies of b.sl  quality at "lowest prices, with suitable packing for the join ney, _,o i:* the i'loneer  Outfittsrs of.British Columbia.  \j I   1   AU JL \ A. a Je_. 11\ I, jL_ a *  1MPORTLR3,   V\ HOLE-SAL J.   iJl-uC-OK.-*.  ������r**%  ,   l:    .      ...        ������������������  V> >.')    J .  AND .MINE :!.{_'  I_fl  _"F.  100'and 102 Powell Street, Vancouver, B.  *   1  4,_ L_!J.  TTHIi.S  W.D. OWEN, MASTER,  Gail ing at Way Ports as Freight  and Passengers may offer:  Leave Victoria for Nanaimo  Tuesday 7 a.m.  ' '    Nanaimo for Comox,  Wednesday 7 a.m.  ' *    Comox for Nanaimo,  Friday 8 a.m.  ' '    Nanaimo for Victoria,  Saturday 7 a.m,  FOB ITreig-lit or Staterooms apply ou board, . or at the Company's  Ticket Office, Victoria Station, Store  Street.  Esquimait 8l Nanaimo  Railway Company.  NOTICE. .  TO   PROSPECTORS,   Miners,   and.  , Holders of Mineral Claims on   unoccupied land within the Esquimait & Nanaimo ���������  Railway Companv's   Land   Grant���������FOR  ONE YEAR ONLY from the the date 01 -  this" notice,   the  Railway  Company will  sell their rights to all Minerals,(excepting  tCoai and Iron) and the  Surface rights ol  Mineral Claims, at the   price of $5.00 per  acre.    Such sales   will De  subject to all  other reservations  contained in  conveyances   from the   Company   prior to. this  date.    One-half of the  purchase  money  lobe  paid ten   davs after   recording the  Claim with ihe government,  and a duplicate of the record to be filed in the Company's Land Office, Victoria, on payment  of the first, instalment..  The  balance of'  the   purchase   money- to be paid in two  equal instalments, at the expiration of six  and   twelve   months,   without   ..interest.  Present  holders,of Mineral Claims  who  have not previously made other arrangements with the   Company for   acquiring  Surface and Mineral rights,   are  hereb,  notified   to at once   make the   first pay  inent on their  Claims, as  otherwise they  will be deemed ano treated as trespassers.  Lkonard K. Solly,  Victoria, H C. ]    Land Commis_io.\tkp  who havehad;35 years  experience in outfitting   miners and  ������������������rvi  !'.>:  p.irtie;-.  m  1 iable      information cheerfully, afforded.'". ..Get   our  ciu:*'*!':-.*-  an.: .give- u*--  1 nc:  t headdress of your friends ,16' whom w_ '"will mail it 'free of c!'i ;.-���������������������������_. K_Mi-.'.M:;._U  THAT GOODS PURCHASED IN CANADA riRE ADMITTED INTO THE  KLONDIKE  FREE GF DUTY. ��������� 'AMERICAN GOODS  MUST PAY  DUTY  _E_a__S_EBl___E__������H^^  __���������  III  SAV33 IvrOSTEY; BY  BTnTIKG. YOUK. OUr_riT AT  1 Hf -  11%  June  t,  I _Q7-  'jy  UiiT  . -,v ���������  bkOtf  ND  Sialntntf  ^'.isttth. hftment  O.  a'bl������.ll  vtmmWk  STOYE  Tents, Sleds, Tobogans,' Sleeping Bags, Whip-saws, Gold Pans,  Gold Scales, Shovels, Picks, Axes, Etc., Etc.  Also  the Celebrated  *Y"Cr_ECO-I^   T _ES X. 'iE 3 O O _P _EH  <- ��������� Made of Heavy Sheet Steel���������  Write for Prices,  and Information.  -a<_*__j*jiM������as_j**-____jt__.i_j*^^  H.'Fcchner,  ^I_=:_0_P__^I_S-r__'0_^  f"\ i  'ES  ABRAMS  Notary. Futile.  Agent/for tlie, Alliance Fire  Insupanee Company of Lon  don and tiie Phoenix ot  Marttoro-.............. ....���������  Agent. Top tne Provincial  Bunding and Loan Association ot Toronto..   Union. B. C.  VANCOUVER,  B. C,  zxae&cAiuxmmzrMKttMSitte'/'XTrm  PROPESSIOlTiLL,  L. P. ECKSTEIN.  Barrister, Solicitor Notary Public  OfS.ce:���������First      Street,      T/nioja, B. 0  HARRISON P.   MILLARD,  Physician,    Sukgeon   and   Accouoiibui..  Offices : WiLi-AitD Block, Cumberlajstd  Courtenay House, CoupvTBnay.  He  also  has  been sent j Hours of Consultation:   Cumberland, 10 to  J". E;, 3M".������I___E_IOi:  General Teaming- Powder  Oil, Etc., Hauled. Wood  in Blocks Furnished.   -  SCAVENGER  WORK  DONE  ���������MH.^4M������T__^������:T__CJN*w*,vc_������^������._������?va**.i_jr^  py..1..  COUKTEHAY  ���������b  Directory.  COITBTENAT HOUSE,    A.   H.   Mc-  Oallura, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE  HQTEJ_,   J. J.   Grant,  Proprietor.  GEORGE   B.    J_EIGHTOST,     Blacksmith and Carriage Maker.  If a voter believes the government  (should be turned over to Messers Cotion,  I Foster & Co., he  will of course cast his  ������������������allot accordingly; but he should not be  juggled   into  doing   so on   the alleged  'round that such course is favored by the  by his town to look after changes in the  Municipal Clauses Act, which it is desired  to s. care.  Mr. Addison reports that the farmers and  ranchers of Yale have had a season of great  prosperity, for the advent of a mining population has had the effect of raising the  prices of farmers produce to the general  benefit of the farmering community."  12 a. m. Tuesdays and Fridays.  Courtenay, 7 to 9  A. M. AND p. m.  11 1���������-!���������������������������! p-mi���������nwi inn   ��������� ������wru -ntiinin ii���������niim  YARWOOD  &   YOUNG.  BARRISTERS and SOLICITORS  The famous Whitelaw on her initial  Klondike trip was wrecked on the rocks five  miles this side of June-eu, Alaska. She had  alum. 100   passengers   aboard.    A   second  small steamer is reported wrecked on Shel-1 each month and remain ten days  ter Point. I  Cerner of Bastion and Commercial  Streets, Nanaimo, B. C.  Branch Of__ce, Third Street and Dunsmuir  Avenue, B. C.  Will be in Union the 3rd  Wednesday of  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming  At reasonable rates.  D. Kilpatriek,  Union, B. C.  x    also    x  Horseshoing and  GENERAL  It  H.  COMOX DIRECTORY.  C. I/CTCAS, Proprietor, OOMOX  BAKER'S., Comox, B. C.  '������������������V.VlAAft/'^  |jt___j_terfj^^^_^  ������_.-W^ii-tri_fe-*ivi^as?*I^_rsS!Kitei_f_ia*j.  NOTICE.  Driving through the new cemetery with  teams is strictly forbidden.  By order. M.  Whitney  Dec. 13, JS.7. Sec'ypioiem  > THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR,    -f   *���������*-**  ^4-   V-/QRLP-WIDE CIRCULATION.  . Twenty Pages; Weekly; Illustrated.  f        Indispensable to Mining Men.  ) THREE DOLLARS PER YEAR. POSTPAID.  > SAMPLE COPIES FREE.  ?       MIRING M\d SCIEHTIFIC PRESS,  ^220 Market St.,   San Francisco, Cal.  .  I'll  I  t_  i  1  IVi  1  1  I  C' _-^JU___jfe������jU������T*il)t!^^  ->(  CO-OPERATJON.  it'ead by Mr.' G. H.   Hadvrin   of  Duncans    before     the   Farmers'  'Institute at .Courtenay.  3UJS.DAY S__B,VICES  TRINITY  the  rector.  CHURCH.���������Services in  Rev. J.   X.  W illemar,  w  l_.  \  ���������   Co-operation is a question which is always  before the public, and more particularly be-  ' ,  fore farmers; and it might be thought diffi-  - cult to find some thing new to say on this  subject   as  so much  has been written and  said.    But until the principle has been more  generally acted upon, and until the farmers  realize what a powerful iever it is, and moreover   make use of it, it will  always be in  season to advocate its adoption.  Farmers  as a' class are' of, noceasity scattered and do not meet as often as would bo  *' to their advantage. Thence thoy cannot well  find out their common   wants or necessities  so well as their city brethren   ,F or tho same  reason they cannot keep so well posted as to  ,   the markets and, the prices of the goods they  have   to   (my   or sell.    By combining and  making purchases and sales in unison, aud  ��������� placing  the business part of their work in  tho hands of one of their number,  they can  obtain better or at all events, more uniform  prices, and have more time to devote to the  cheaper production of whatever they raise  On their hands.  1 When we consider how in various partR of  the world success has beeu attained by its  means in many different lines, and more  particularly in agricultural 'communities, we  realize that we cannot neglect its assistance  in this country.  The   California   fruit   industry   forms a  good   example   of this?,   and I think I may  safely say would never have reached its immense   importance   by  any   other   means.  Take one. instanoe   in connection  with this  industry:    The  first   carload of green fruit  cost ������1.250   for freight.'    The   charges  for  freight at the  p.oseut day are from &300 to  $400,    The small groccrer.. by uniting their  shipments and   forwarding them in carload  or train lots,aud   prnporly   distributing the  fruit in the various markets, are able in the  first   place to   obtain bettor   facilities  aud  rates, in the second by m.re accurate knowledge   of  the   market,    are   better able to  steady prices and   generally place  the cfruit  to better advantage. t , :  In our own provinoo, tho B. C. Fruit Exchange is   doing good   work, and its mem-  bora are   beginning   to realize the   business  they have   before them,   and  fee!   sure  of  their  ground.    Although   they' have  only  '. .been at work for a couple of years, they sold  t  last year in  tho   Northwest   some $20-000  I   worth of   fruit.    Not only   did the grower.*!  receive very  fair prices,    but exportation of  fruit le.fc   the home   markets in u good condition.  In    Denmark   we   see   the   co-operation  cream-i-ius improve the quality of the D���������n--  \ ish butter ond build up -m export trade to  METHODIST CHURCH.-Services  at the usual hours 'morning and evening  Epwonh   League mee'.s' at the close   of  evening service.   Sunday School at 2:30.  Rev. W: Hicks, pastor.   '  ST.  GEORGE'S   PRESBYTERIAN.  CHURCH.-Services  atii   a.m. and  -���������7 p.m.    Sunday   School  at  2:30.    Y. P.  S. C. E.   meet, at  the   close   of evening  service.    Rev. W. C. Dodds, pastor.     ' '  P0R-SALE.  Garden,.  Park, and  Residental Lots.  Plumbing and general  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY    DONE  ft -fr  ;./' fir  {    ra  NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that application  will bo made to the Legislative Assembly of  the  Provinco  of  British  Columbia,   at  its  present session, for an Acr^ to incorporate a  Company with'power  to  construct,   equip,  operate by any kind or kind-i of motive power, aud maintain either a standard or narrow  gauge railway for tho .purpose of conveying  passengers and freight, including all kinds  of merchandise, from a point on Kitama Inlet Coast District'by the   most  direct and  foasible route to a point at or near Hazelton  on the Skeena River, Cassiar Distriot, Brit- '  ish  Columbia,   with power to construct e-'  quip, operate and maintain branch lines and  all necossary roads, bridges, ways,  ferries,   f  wharves,  dock and coal bunkers; and'with  power to build,   own,   equip,   operate  and  maintain telegraph and telephone "lines  in  eonnection with said railway' aud brancheaj  and to carry on a general express business,  and to build and operate all kinds of plant  for the purpose of supplying light, heafc, e-  Iectricity or any kind of motive power; and  with power to expropiato lands for the purposes of the Company, and to acquire lands,  ��������� bonuses, privileges or other aids  from any  Government, municipalaty or other persons  or bodies corporate; a,nd to make traffic or  other arraagements with railway, steamboat  or other companies; and with power to build  wagou roads to'be U3ed in the construction  of such railway,' and in'advance of the same,  and to levy and collect tolls from all parties  using and on all freight passing over any of  such roads built by tho Company, whether  built before or after the constrction of the  railway; and with all other usualj necossary  or incidental or conducive to the attainment  of the above objects or any of theni.  Dated at the city of Victoria the 14th day  of February A. D. 1898.  ,    BOD WEL L & DUFF.  Sioicitors for Applcauts.  GST Agent for th.e  Oelebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and   Ranges   Iffarvuf acturer -of tiie  New Air-tight heaters  I he undersigned offers for sale his land on tV  Trent River flats; also lotNo.io xNFelson district  in from One to Five Acre lots, as purchaser may  | require, on the following conditions:  '   * - -  One acre lots on water-front, Trent River  flats$i25. '  One acre lots on water-front, lot 10 Nelson  district, $100.  One acre lots, on Government Road $85.  ' 4  -'I  City of Cumberland Dog Tax By-law  .     ���������    .   1898. ���������  1 wo acre  Three  "  Four  lve  lots  <i  *(  (t  a  a  i 1  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  a  A By-law relating to dogs,  and the  taxing thereof. ���������   --     .'  Be it enacted by the Mayor,' and Council  of the Corporation of the City . of ��������� Cumberland as follows. '    ������ .  1. For the period ending on the 31st day  of December 1S98 a tax payable on or before  tho first day of March 1898^ and thereafter  a cax shall be paid annually for each dog  , one dollar, for each bitch two dollars, within the limits of the City of Cumberland by  the owner or keeper thereof to the City  Clerk, for the use of the City,  at his Office;  One-third cash at time of sale.  $150  200.  260  300  and the balance  a  a  a  in two years,   with   interet  at 7  per  cent per  annum.  For . further particulars apply f.o,F  Real  Estate Agent,, Cumberland.   ������  . . '���������  ?*��������� 4' -i  Cumberland, Nov. 12,1891  ROBERT LAWRENCE  CERTIFICATES of IMPSOVBUIENT  JULIE, JENNIE   B.   &   STELLA   MINERAL CLAIMS  SrruATK  in- Nanaimo Mining Division of  Coast  District.    vVjibre Located���������Phi _-  lips Aral  England <_f 100,000,000  pounds' of butser a  ) year.  In the Eastern   Provinces we   see exactly  I' J the sume in the cheese factory system.  11 /    In  England,   co-operation work has b.en  / more uoticahle   among   working meu in tho  ��������� ( towns.    Since   tlie   days of  the   Rockdale  'pioneers innumerable societies have been  ;found.  | Leeds has a society which numbers 37,000  I members, doing a business of a million  j sterling, and making a yearly profit of  j ������150.000.    One of the largest co-operative  stores in London which does an equally  J large trade begun originally with a cup  ',board.    Three or four meu   found th.t tht-y  could buy their supplies more cheaply by  ^clubbing together. The stores were placed  ���������'tin the cupboard and each man had a key  )and helped himself.  TAKE NOTTICE that T, W. A. Brvuer,  Free Miner's Cer������t'ic ice No. S1.G67, intend.  ���������-"x_y bays* from lb a dace hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certifie-.ie of  Improvements, for the, purpose of obtaining  a Grown Grant of the above' claim.  And further take notice that act-ion, under section 37, must be C('ni:-ieuced beb.-re  the issuance, of such'.���������'Certificate of Improvements.  Dated this 2G.th day cf January, 1S9S.  A  r  ery  tem of village  ^co-operatively  V,  >!-,  movement   which is   gaining   ground  rapidly on the   Continent   is the sys-  banks.    They are managed  by the   farmers and   small  traders.    Many of these started with a capital of a couple of hundred dollars,   and in a  ew years   have built   up a reserve fund   of  (several thousands.  ) Tho oo-operative flour mill at Armstrong  (j. believe, has this year not only declared a  dividend but distributed some 8 cents por  mshel for wheat after paying tho usual  market price.  / I think I may also cite the Cowichan  v'reameryjas a successful example of co-opc-  , ative action.  1 The success of anything of this kind de-  tends, of course, upon the manner in which  ,{t is mana.ged, and the members should  iiave confidence ia the management and  tand shoulder to shoulder when a tight  oinch comes instead of being only ready to  ;nd fault.  i It- is not given, to every   one to be agood  ;uyer or seller; hence it is an advantage to  > community to be able by combination to  btain the services of a good buyer or salesman and entrust the work to him.  'l   It remains to each district to examine the  |vants of the  community and to see in what  particular line   co-operation   would be most  'beneficial*  ENID MI-NERAL CLAIM  Situate; in the Nanaimo Mining Division  -of Coast District. Where Located���������  , Phillips Arm-  TAKE NOTICE that I, William A. Bauer,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 91,067, intend,  sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate of Im-  piovements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action, under section 37,must be commenced before  the issuance of such. Certificate of Improvements  Dated this 26th day of January, 1898.  J Mr. James Abrams will be^each after  '.loon at the corner office, next his old office ( now City Hall) Thrd Street and  .Dunsmuir Avenue, where lie may be seen  'br insurance, etc. His instructions are  _ot to be beat on iates.  NOTICE   TO TAXPAYERS.  Assessment   Act and Provincial  , Revenue Tax.  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accor-  dance with the Statutes, that Provincial  Revenue Tax aud Taxes levied under Assessment Act are now duo for the year 189S.  All of the above named Taxes collectible  within the C_inox, Nelson, Newcastle, Den-  im.n, and Hornby Islands Division of the  District o Comox, are   payable at my office.  Assessed Taxes are  collectible at the following rates, viz:  If paid on or before June 30th, 189S���������  Provincial Revenue, $3.00 per capita.  Three-fifths   of one per cent on Real Property.  Two and one-half per cent on Wild Laud.  One-half   of   one per   cent  on   Personal  Property.  One-half of one per cent on Income.  If paid aster   June   30th,   1S9S���������Four-  fifths of one per cent on Real Property.  ,   Three per cent on Wild Land.  Three-fourths of one per cent on Personal  Property.  Three-fourths of one per  cent on Income.  January, W. B. ANDERSON,     .  1S9S. Assessor and Collector  J. A. Carthew  ARCHITECT and' BUILUEP,  "cr_srio_>7, B. c  such annual tax to become due and payable  on the first day  of January  in  each  year,  and upon the owner or keeper of such dog,  or bitch neglecting or refusing  to pay  the  tax herein imposed within fifteen days after  the same shall become due and payable he  shall be dealt with as provided   by section  SI of the Municipal Clauses Act 1S96, aud"  , subject to a fine not to exceed five dollars.  :   2. The owner of every dog or bitch in the  City shall cause such dog or bitch to wear a  leather, or metal collar, to .which shall be  attached a tag, provided free of charge by  the City for that purpose indicating in fig-'  uresrthe number corresponding to  the num-  'l.er under which -uch^dog nr" >d ch  is ,ce{.-i.*,-  tered, and tho period or year for wh'-eh such  tax is paid.     "  3. Every fierce, malicious, or danger- us  dog or bitch kuown io !>e such b*- the owner  or keeper, shall be kept muzzl-d," and chained by.the owner or keeper, ana tint permitted  to go a* larg'j under a p.uaky' of tivo dollars.  4. The owner or keeper of a bitch si-all  not suffer such bitch to go at I-.*,. tje during  tiie season of he. bom-.; in ii_aL u_der a penalty -jf fivr- di>ii_i_.  5 If any cog or bitch shall, uaj-*rov*>k������-d,  bite any person, or atcampt to bire noy ]_ier-  son, on complaint made before the; P-.dice Magistrate, or a Justice of the Peace, on oaoh,  and corroborated in some material particular,  the owner or keeper shall distroy such dog  or bitch, or remove such dog, or bitch trom  the said City, and keep such dog or bitch  removed under penalty of ton dollars.  6. Any person in possession of any dog  or bitch who shall suffer such dog or bitch  to remain about his house, or premises,  shall be deemed the owner of such dog or  bitch for all purposes of this by-law.  7. This by-law may be cited for all purposes as City of Cumberland Dog Tax Bylaw 189S.  Passed bythe Municipal Council the 27th,  day of January A. D. 189S.  Reconsidered and finally passed the 10th  day cf February A. D. 1898.  Signed and sealed   the 15th day of  Feb-  ruaryJA. D.189S.  Lewis Mounce  Mayor.  L. W. Nunns  City Clerk.  NOTICE ia hereby given that application  will be made to the Parliament of Canada at  the n.xt Session thereof, for an Act to incorporate a Company to construct, maintain,  and operate a Railway or Tramway from  the North end of Marsh Lake; thence in a  Norfch-Easterly direction by the most feasible route from a point on the Hpotaliuqua  River a distance of about thirty-five miles;  and alao to construct, maintain and operate  a Railway or Tramway to run on fither side  of Miles Canon and Whitehorse Rapids; all  in the North West Territory of Canada; together with power to exappropriate lands  and all ovher powers and privileges which  may be necessary, incidental, or advantageous to the full exercise of the powers a-  bove mentioned.  F. M. RATTENBTJRG,  For self and otherjlapplicants.  Dated at "Victoria, British Columbia, January 20th, 1S9S.  NOTICE   ���������  Notice is hereby given that application will  be made to the Parliament of Canada, at its  next SessioD,  for an Act to incorporate the  Pacific and Yukon Railway, Navigation and  Mining Company, for the purpose of con- J  structing a railway from a point at or near  Pyramid Harbor, near the   head   of Lynn j  Canal, or from _ point at or near the Inter-' J  national boundary between Canada and the f  United States of America in the vicinity of  Lynn   Canal, thence   through the   Chilkat  Pass, theace to Daltou's Post, on the Alsek  River, and thence by the best feasible route  to a point below Five Finger Rapids on the  Lewis River; with power to vary the,route  as may be necessary or advisable; also with  power to receive from the Govornment   of  Canada   or. other corporatious   or persons  grants of land or. money or other assistance  in aid of the construction of the work; to  build telegraph aud telephone lines; xto exer-  cftc miiiiu_ rights dad'.powers;,1 to construct  ivhus, tra.mwu.vs, v.-1>a. v _.-,  n-ills, and odier '  works^ccedsary for ihe Company; to charter vessels for the same purpose upon   the  !.-ike_ and rivers in or adjacent to the territory served by the said railway; to erect and  manage ele. iricai work a, for the use and trans  iii)->si-.in of .lei-.trical power, and acquire and  my.kt; use of natural aud other water powers  for tha;.   purpose;   to maintain  stores   aud  Gr-ulmg piss-G., aud to carry on a milling and  Biu.itu.g bu.siu__s, including the erection of  saw-mills .uid ������_k_-:its;   also to enter  into  t-ralfic and   other arrangements   with othtr  railway and   trans-iortu...-ii   Companies; to  ]Vue pr*.-lei cnt-b ..took si..I bonds, and with  al! si.ch p.>tv.r_,    rights and   privileges   as  ���������n;������y be   neoe:s.ary   for   the  purpose of the  undertaking.  Kini'smill, Saunders & Torrence,  ���������  Solicitors for the applicants.  Dated at Toronto, this 26 day of November, 1S97. '   ' i  cc67  3f@1R    S213LJ6  FOR SALE.���������My house and two  lots in  the village of Courtenay.  K. Grant, Union.  F*OR SALE, RANCH���������One  mile and a  half  from Union,   contains  160    ucres  GORDON   MURDOCK'S,. . .  ���������fir-Mi LIVERY.  Single and Double Rigs toTet  ���������at���������  EeasonaWe_Prices  - . ������ >  Near   Blacksmith Shop, 3rd .St. _  UNION, B. C.  "V7"_A__N TS,  AGENTS  "Klondike Gold - Field," a large, cheap,  valuable book, selling like a whirlwind.  Beautiful ��������� prospectus twenty five cents.  Books on time.  BRADELY GARREfSON   COMPANY,  Limited, Toronto.  ������_3__o_m_wv^inN_WINnt_n,^ ������i_.ic_n~..<_vr.^������_v___E������  AGMTSWANTEB,  "W\>man: Ma-dea, Wife, and Moche.r.'  A b.jok which every woaiiu will buy le ai  mo_c ready. Special preface by Lady Ab.r  deen. Iatrod-ctiou by Miss Frances E. 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Lodge meets on ever}' Saturday on or  NOTICE  During my temporary absence Mr.Kenneth Grant will conduct for me the under  taking business. Orders left at my residence on Maryport Avenue will receive  prompt attention.    P.O. Box No 5  Cumberland, Jan. 29. 98.   Alex. Grant.  NOTICS  Any person or person. Jsuvyir . ,;������  withholding the kegs and baneis. of the  Union Bre-very Company Ltd of Nanaimo, will be prosecuted. A liberal reward  will be paid for information leading to  conviction.  'V.  E. Norris, Sec'y  If nur i-hi.H >.:���������* h ..v.M a'-.v I ><-a' ne^s of  terost. wf. ."ill be pleased to insert same  the local columu, if brought to the office.  'n  in  before the full of the moon  Visiting Brothers ' cordially  to attend.  requested  'M--  Cunibt.,.ii.i.iJ    y;.';r:  No. 6,   I. O.   .'). F.  Meets every altenru-_  each month at  8   o'clock  Brethren cordially invited^to^attend"  JOHN CoMRg, Scribe  \Ve������^r,e  P* '-?)���������  sdays >:.  Visr.'.ng  ", "-'"I  **" i  W ANTED���������A good oinvaam^    Enquire  VV  at ��������� 'News Office.  V) \iJt������3&J:t������Cih������&~j������������2������at: *__������;//iA_*_i s&Gffoztj -������/Wi_ jm__ Kjxjss*^*i*&Jw������,*ttnM.,s ���������,-.">_������-������_-__..__  d������<������MiiuKW'''>''i!<nwM������a:^4 __v-4_3VKM������!- ���������___.  _*���������������  ���������Tie Dm  BY LAWRENCE C.  LYNCH.  (CONTINUED.)  ;  ("The burlgary was   effected   with  the  utmost quiet, and. .here   are   no   indicu-  , tions'that any thing   was   disturbed   on  .the second floor,   save in Miss Wardour's  'rooms, therefore (I cite this   presumptive  evidence,)-that Miss Wardour's   door was  not locked as she supposed it to be; find-  tag this*to be the case the man   signaled  to his confederate to come up, and   then,  having,a dark lantern, they entered, and  surveyed the room.    The rest is evidence:  one of - them,    skilled in his   profession,  and in the exigencies that   muse arise in  the practice of it,   administered   to   Miss  i Wardour the chloroform.   Now the opcra-  ,,| tion must have been a. delicate  one,   and  the length of time   necessary to open the  I safe and   got   possession   of   its contents  covered some minutes; having heard Miss  . Wardour's   statement   in   regard   to the  effect a powerful dose   of  chloroform has  ��������� on her hysterical system, I incline to the  \ opinion that the   drug   was administered  ! to her in minuto   doses,    not   once,   but  .[two or three times at least; this accounts  ' for the bottle and the linen   being left in  ! tho sleeping room.    Probably, just at the  j moment when they had stowed away the  [ last of their   booty,    some   slight   sound  alarmed them and they made   a   hurried  escape^ forgetting the bottle entirely.   ���������  ,     "The robbers left behind them no clues'  /beyond the established fact that they were  -professional burglars.    This  is proved by  ���������the mariner in which they did their work,  -and by the tools they must have  carried.  "I see plainly   here   the   work of city-  'hred burglars, and the   remainder  of the  ���������work of finding them is to be done in the  j-oity, where they will   eventually   try   to  ���������������������������dispose of some of the jewels, no doubt.  'In order to satisfy myself that there  "has been no accomplice here, who may  .'/"���������have been acquainted -with the premises,  j.I have searched most thoroughly. I have  -'���������examined the servants closely, and I find  J .nothing to indicate that there has been  any one concerned in this affair, who is  *J|n inhabitant, or habitual visitor in the  , town.  "In a field to the   northward,   I   have  found what may be,   I   think is,   a trace  of tlie robbers.    Two   or more men have  ! leaped a ditch, running across   the   field  j from east to west; and   the footmarks in  the first, instance are coming   southward,  or toward Wardour.   These footmarks are  1     within a few rods of   the   road, as if the  parties   had   suddenly    abandoned   that   u:_ highway, fearing observation from travel- -  "  j ers.    My   supposition   is,    that they ap-  ; proached Wardour Place,   keeping  to the  ' field, after having leaped the ditch, until  ���������  the northern boundary of the orchard was  - reached; here they must have kept close  under the wall, until' they came to the  roadside fence, which they climbed. The  fence bears freshly   scraped   marks, as if  - made by boot heels in climbing over,  and some tall weeds,' growing by the  roadside, give evidence of having been  hastily and heavily trampled. The thieves  probably returned after the robbery, in  the same way; for, one crossing of the.  fence would not have left so many marks  visible, either on the boards or among  the weeds; and in the darkness they fell  a little eastward of their first course; for I  ' find, at the ditch again, but nearer to  he river, the same footprints where the  ditch has been leaped, this time the foot-'  - steps going northward.  "It is probable that the thieves tramped  northward under cover of the darkness,  until they struck the railroad at some previously selected point, and from thence  took the first train cityward."  The reading came thus abruptly to an  end, and the reader looked up to note the  effect upon his hearers. They both sat in  most attentive attitudes, and each face  wore ari expression of puzzled astonishment. Not being able to reach their  "inner consciousness,'' and read the  mental comparisons there being drawn  between this report and the very dissimilar summing up of the tramp detective,  Mr. Belknap drew his inferences, as do  we all, poor mortals that we are, seeing  ���������only the outside of the cup and platter.  I-Ie saw the surprise, the puzzled look,  that might denote a partial inability to  grasp his thoughts arid theories at"once,  and a feeling of satisfaction took posses-  '   sion of the breast of the astute detective.  Pausing for a comment, and receiving  none, he said, with   dignified   gravity:���������  "I trust that I have  made   my   report  ' sufficiently plain to you, ladies, and that  you find no flaw in ife."  Constance, who with her keen sense of  the ridiculous, had been fancying the  -effect this report would have upon the  detective in ambush, and struggling hard  with her own risibilities, mastered herself  flnallly, and preserving her gravity of expression, replied with a wicked under  ���������current of meaning:���������  "It is quite plain to me, sir; T am a  poor critic of such matters, but I should  think it a masterpiece for directness and  ���������comprehensiveness."  "And you see nothing in the theory to  ���������object to? You think that working from  these findings, there will be a hope of  success?" he queried.  Constance hesitated once more to consider her .answer and collect herself generally.  "Why, you know, Mr.- Belknap," she  said at last, and with charming ingenuousness, "this is not a matter for my  judgment; I rely upon you entirely; pray  do not hesitate, but continue your investigations in whatever direction your  judgment leads you. I wish Mr. Lamotte  was here to confer with you; but, if he  were here," and her face became sad as  she thought of his home coming; "he  would hardly be in spirits for such a consultation. Mr. Lamotte has bad news  awaiting him. We must venture this  matter without his aid for the   present."  The detective's face showed grave concern.  "Bad news for Mr. Lamotte," he murmurs ; " I deeply deplore that. He seems  such a genial, kindly gentleman, so much  above the average business man. It is  not too serious, I hope."  " It is something you would have heard  "No," replied Constance;  is out of town, and there is  fi-om the first gossip, if you had mingled  with the town people at all,' replied Constance sadly. -'I may as well tell you  what every one knows. Mr. Lamotte's  only daughter has eloped diu'ing his  absence, with a very worthless man."  "His only daughter!" repeated the detective in a hushed sympathetic voice;  "what a blow! what a bitter blow to a  father's heart. Ah, madam," turning to  Mrs. Aliston, "these things are common,  especially so to men in my profession,  but we can never adjust ourselves to them  for all that"; each one comes to some one  with the shock of a never before experienced horror. Death is common, the  commonest thing of all but, it is the  'king of terrors' still."  His voice, low, splendidly modulated,,  padly cadenced, seemed thrilling with  sympathy, and he sighed as he lowered  his eyes to the floor, and relapsed . into  meditation, seemingly forgetful of the  busines in hand.  Sudddenly he started, seeming to recover himself with an effort.  "Pardon my abstraction," he said, a  shade of pensiveness still'lingering in his  voice. "In contemplating another's sorrow, I am forgetting your business.. I can  only hopo that this matter is not so bad  as it might be, as such things sometimes  are." '      ' ��������� -   .  "It's as bad as it can be," responded  Constance, gloomily. "It won't bear discussion; I mentioned it to you, Mr. Belknap, in order to ghow you how entirely  absorbed Mr. Lamotte will of necessity be  in his own affairs when he reaches home,  and that we will be obliged to move in  this matter without him."  "Perhaps there is some one else you  may desire to consult in Mr. Lamotte's  absence?" hazarded the private detective.  ''my   lawyer  no  one'else  upon whom I can   rely.   You   must   act  alone, Mr. Belknap.".  "Authorized by you I shall not hesitate  to do so," he replied, bowing courteously.  "The case looks very clear to me. It will  be a matter of time of course, these old  birds are sly; but eventually they will  try to market their wares, and then we  shall have them. You can give me an  accurate description of all the stolen  jewels, Miss Wardour?"  "Oh, certainly."  "Then the sooner that is done the better."'  At this moment a soft rap sounded on  the door. Constance crossed the room  and admitted Nelly, who said in a low  tone:���������  "Mr. Francis Lamotte wishes to see  you, Miss. I told him you were particular engaged, just as yoii told me; but he  said to tell you he had just come from  his search, and would only detain you for  a moment." s  Constance paled slightly, and after a  moment's thought, said:���������  "Wait a moment, Nelly." Then,fshe  went back and addressed the detective  and her aunt.  "It is Francis Lamotte," she said',  adding, by way of explanation to' the  detective, "the eldest eon of Mr. Lamotte, and brother of the young lady  who has brought trouble to herself and  family. He, Francis, went on Saturday,  on a self-imposed search through the surrounding country, in the hopes of finding  some trace of these robbers. If he is but  now returned he cannot yet have , heard  of his sister's flight. We cannot let him  go away in ignorance, and yet," turning  a look of swift appeal upon her aunt,  "Aunt Honor, will you lay aside old prejudices and tell him of this sad misfortune?"  Mrs. Aliston looked doubtful for a  moment, then a look of satisfied commiseration came into her face as she  thought:���������  "She can't be very much infatuated  with him or she would herself undertake  this delicate task, and I can afford to  pity the poor fellow, since she does not  pity him overmuch," hence the strange  mingling of pleasure and pity in her face  as she said aloudL:������������������ ���������  "Certainly I will break the news to  him, my dear, and-as gently as is in my  power." '��������� "'    '���������,.;������������������.��������� '������������������;' .'..'<������������������:  Constance was turning to give her answer to Nelly when the voiceof the detective interposed.  "Pardon me," he said, "you tell me  this young man . has been scouring the  country in search of information.'. Would  it not be well to hear what report he  brings? To allow me to see him. here in  your presence, and then let Mrs. Aliston  tell him her story. Ill news you know,"  smiling slightly, "comes soon enough at  latest." '  "Your suggestion is good," replied  Constance, whose face continued to look  anxious and troubled. "We will receive  him here, then, and after hearing his  story, you and I can withdraw."  In the hurry and embarrassment of the  moment, and the situation, , Constance  had entirely forgotten the proximity of  the concealed detective, as also had Mrs  Aliston; and that invisible gentleman  began to scent the prospect of a long imprisonment.  Obedient to a nod from Constance,  Nelly vanished, and soon re-appeared,  ushering in Francis Lamotte, looking  somewhat jaded and travel-worn, but  quite confident and smiling.  In a few words Constance made him  acquainted with the detective, and gave  him an outline of the doings at Wardour,  including' Mr. Belknap's discoveries,  since he was last there; and the subdued  kindness of her manner, caused him to  wonder not a little and rejoice greatly,  within himself.  "And so you have been bringing things  down to a fine point," said Francis,  after the greetings were over, and he had  listened to Constance's explanation of the  present state of affairs.  "It appears then that I come just in  time; and perhaps you sir," bowing to  Mr. Belknap, "may conclude that my.  amateur work has not been quite thrown  away, or misapplied."  "Pray give me details," said the detective, consulting his watch, which was  a huge silver affair, quite in keeping with  the disguise he still wore. "I must economize my time, as much as may be, and  shall be glad to hear all you have to tell  ���������at once. Miss Wardour instructs me to  act in this matter, according   to my best  climbed the  road leading  dark for him  as they were  judgment, and that tells me to shorten  my stay here, and commence a search in  the city."  "All I know is soon told,"  said young  Lamotte, with a   light laugh.    "I rode a  great   many   miles,   and   asked   a great  many useless questions.   Yesterday, however, I learned that two men had boarded  a freight   train   bound   cityward, at day  break, Sunday morning, at Blair, a little  watering station, some fifteen miles from  here.    I could not get a very" accurate description of them.    They   were below the  medium size,   I   should   judge, wearing  loose-fitting dark gray garments, and soft  hats, pulled well down over   their  faces.  The man at the tank tells me, he noticed  distinctly that   one   of   then! wore   very  large heavy   boots, and   that  they   were  daubed here and   there   with   red   clay.  Acting upon this hint, I rode some   four  miles southeast from Blair, knowing that  there is a piece of marsh field, which the  highway   crosses,   that   has   a   reddish,  clayey soil.    Here,   after   asking ao  good  many wrong persons, I found at last the  right one, in the person' of a farmer who,  hearing some unusual noise   among   his  cattle, .arose before daybreak, and,   going  toward his   barn, noticed   two   shadowy  forms   crossing  the   field   just   beyond.  They were coming   from   the south,   he  said, and he   watched   them   until   they  fence   and struck into -the  toward ' Blair.    It was ��������� too  to see' them   distinctly, but  then   crossing a red   loam  field, we are safe   to  conclude that   they  were the two who a little   later, took   to  the freight cars at the water station."  Mr. Belknap had been for" some moments writing rapidly in a small memorandum book, and. as Francis ceased-  speaking, Constance, after a moment's  silence, said, more to relieve the stillness  than with a desire for any further intelligence :���������:  '    "And is that all, Frank?"  "That is enough," interposed, the detective, before the young man could reply. "Mr. Lamotte, let me congratulate  you; you have done well. This confirms  my theory, and gives mo something to  start from when I reach the city.   I shall  go now -with a light heart, and   a  more  than.moderate hope of success."  "Then your business here is about accomplished?" asked Francis.  "lb is.accomplished, thanks to you. I  would like," glancing as he spoke, into  his note book, "to talk this matter over  with you further.. It is possible I might  see you again before leaving for the city.  At present," he broke off abruptly, and  glanced at Constance.  "I understand," laughed she nervously;  "at present you require my assistance  about that list of jewels. Frank, you will  remain here with Aunt Honor for , a  .short time; she has, I think,something to  say to you. We will go to the library,  Mr. Belknap," and she turned toward the  door. ��������� '  "Don't hurry matters so, please," expostulated Francis. . '' Let me1 say a little  word to Mr. Belknap before you carry,  him off. His1 business -here being so  nearly done, the necessity for extra caution ceases, does it not? At least, i.  would not injure the cause if I carry him  over to Mapleton to luncheon; will it,  think you? You won't leave for the city  before night, Mr. Belknap, I hope?"  "You are very good,', said the detective, with some hesitation. "But, if  you please, we will renew this subject a  little later; now, just excuse me," and  before the bewildered young man could  raise his voice to intercept them, Constance and Mr. ' Belknap had passed  from the room, and he found himself  alone with Mrs. Aliston. Turning toward that lady, he was surprised at the  look of intent pity she was bending on  him, and, remembering the words of  Constance, he came close beside her, saying:���������  "You had something to say to me,,  madam?" .   .   "...  ." "Yes, Frank,'r he almost started upon  hearing his name falling so gently -from  her lips. She was not used to familiarity  in addressing him. "Prepare yourself to  receive a shock, a terrible shock." A look  of uneasiness, but riot of alarm, came  over his countenance.  "What is it?" he asked hastily., "Has  Evan-���������done something worse than  usual?"  ' "Not to my knowledge. It is not  Evan."    ���������'���������'..  "Not Evan, what then; tell me Mrs..  Aliston," his face . becoming paler and  paler. ���������--..'  ..,  "Frank, your sister has eloped]"-  He fell into   the   nearest chair,   white  and limp.  "Go on," he whispered hoarsely, lifting a haggard face toward her; "tell me  ���������the worst, Mrs. Aliston."  "She has eloped with John Burri!-,''.  went on Mrs. Aliston, a shade of coldness  in her voice! "They ran away on Saturday afternoon."  His head dropped forward and fell  upon the table before, him. Thus for a  moment he remained motionless, then  his voice broke the stillness, sounding  faint and hollow.  "Is that���������all���������you can tell me?"  " All! Yes!'' exclaimed Mrs. Aliston in a  burst of nervousness.    "I wish I had not  told you so much. Frank don't take it so  hard."  He lifted his head, showing her- a  ghastly face and pale trembling lips.  "Did Constance see Sybil? Does she  know���������" he broke off abruptly and half  rising from,' his chair, stretched out to  her an imploring hand.  '-'Mrs. Aliston," he said hoarsely. "I  must see Constance. I must. For God's  6ake send her to me, just for one moment. ''  "But;���������" began Mrs. Aliston.  "I tell you I   must see her, "he'cried,  with  sudden 'fierceness.    "I shall   goto  her if there is no other way.''  Great drops of sweat stood out on his  forehead; once more he looked as he had  two days before, when he stood alone under the trees of Wardour Place, after his  parting with Constance.  Seeing that look upon his face, Mrs.  Aliston went slowly towards the door.  "I will 6end Constance to you, "she  said gently and went out, closing the  door softly.  When he was alone the look upon  Francis Lamotte's face became fierce and  set.    ' Springing to his feet he paced   the,,  floor like a mad man.  "That letter," he hissed, "that accursed letter, what has it told? I must  know! I must know ' the worst! blind  fool that I was to let my own hand bring  this about. ,Oh!' this is horrible! Ami  lost or-4-" -  Suddenly he seemed to recollect'" himself and dropping into a chair he buried  his passion-distorted face in his arms and  so awaited the'coming of Constance.  He had not long to wait; soon his listening ear caught the gentle opening and  closing of the door, and' then he felt a  light hand upon his arm, and'a sweet  pitying voice said: "Poor Frank, poor  boy, don't let this overcome you so."  ' One hand reached up and clasped the  soft hand that, rested on his arm, but he  did not lift his head, as he   said broken-  iy*���������  "Tell me the worst, Constance."  "Why, Frank! the worst is told."  "But," his hand tightened its clasp,  "you know more than she has told me."  "No, Frank, nothing more."  He lifted his pale face again.  '' Constance��������� that letter.''  She started and flushed.  "What letter, Frank?" ,  "You know," his eyes scanning her  face hungrily. "Her letter. The one I  brought you two days ago. What was it?"  She drew away her hand.  "It was a note of farewell, Frank.  Nothing more.''  "Then she told you?" he gasped���������  caught his lips between his teeth, and  waited for hor to finish the sentence.  "She told me nothing, Frank. Oh, I  wish she had."  He sprang up, overturning his chair in  his hasty excitement.  "Nothing!" he cried, "she told you  nothing?"  I CHILDREN'S COLUMN.  THE TALE OF A  DOG.  How  Greedy  Gnrapo  Was  Punished and  Mary Was Surprised.  There was nover a dog that was born  with a bobtail as is this dog you see here  in the picture. Now, how he came to lose  his tail was, in this way: His name is  Gumpo. I forgot to tell his riamei first.  Well, one day Gumpo went down ��������� cellar  looking for the big pieco of meat that Kate,  the servant, was going to cook the next  day for the family's dinner.    He found it,  "Absolutely nothing.    Tho  enigma.     How   strangely  letter was  you   act,  an  Frank.    I can't understand you  Slowly the life color returned ' to his  cheeks and lips, as he answered, or stammered :���������  "Pardon me, Constance. I thought���������I  feared���������I hoped there might be some explanation. I thought she must have given  you some reason for so horrible a step.  Are you sure there is no hint, no clue to  help us?"  "Frank, listen: Sybil's note explained  nothing.  It only implored me not to think  harshly of her, when I should know  what she had done, and bade me farewell. I could not comprehend its meaning until the news reached me that she  _u������_fled."  (TO BE CONTINUED1.)'  All Looking for Mall.  With bis heavy bag ashoulder, pulling  him a little out of the perpendicular,  the postman was making his morning  rounds. Beads of perspiration Ostole slowly from under his helmet and rolled  down his cheeks, for the sun was beginning one of the hottest days of the  season, with a temperature of 00 and no  breeze astir. But the postman did not  seem to mind it much. He trudged on,  whistling "A Hot Time" as pleasantly  as if everything were to his liking.  "Is there any mail for me?" asked a  young lady of twenty summers who had  seen him coming and had run out to  meet him.  "Afraid I'll have to disappoint you  this time," replied the carrior, but there  was a twinkle in his eye and a moment  later he handed her a letter, directed in  a masculine hand.  ��������� "Oh, thank you," she said, blushed a  little and dashed back into the house.  The postman went on.  "Got anything for our house?" quoried.  a well-dressed, apparently wealthy business man who was just coming down the  front walk.  "Not much to-day," arid the postman  handed out a bunch of four or five  paDers and magazines and half a dozen  other pieces of mail.  "Here you go, Mary," said the business man to his wife, who wasooming  down the walk to see what. mail there  was. "There are three or four more invitations and another letter from that  confounded aunt of yours. Wonder what  she wants this. time. Don't go in too  heavy on wedding presents." He sauntered down, towards the line of street cars.  The postman had gone on, "still whistling "A Hot Time." At a little cottage  he stopped and pulled the bell. An old  man answered the call and took the  proffered paper, but his eyes met the  postman's in a look of inquiry mingled  with unmistakable disappointment.  "Is there no letter?" he said.  "That's all to-day," answered the  other cheerily.  As the old man started to close the  door he cOuld be heard to mutter: "No  letter! Ah, my poor Jeannie."    \  The postman went on, but did not  whistle. The same thing had happened,  every day for a year.  When Ono Can Work Boat.  | At what hour of the day is a man at  his strongest, and so fitted to do hard  work with the least weariness? Probably  the answer occurring at onoe to most  persons would be, "When he gets up in  the morning." This is by no means the  case; on the contrary, according to experiments of Dr. Buoh with the dynamometer, a man is precisely at his weakest when he turns out of bed. Our muscular force is greatly increased by breakfast, but it attains to its highest point  after the midday meal. It then sinks for  a few hours, rises again towards evening, but steadily declines from night till  morning. The two chief foes of muscular  force, according to Dr. Buch, are overwork and idleness. Sweating at work  deteriorates the muscles. Many of the  great workers of the world have been  early risers. But early rising, according  to Buoh's doctrine, ought always to be  supplemented by early breakfasting.���������  London Star.  too, upon a shelf in the inner cellar.    So  he pulled it down and ate it like the hungry dog he was, and then when he had finished he walked back a littlo and sat upon  his hind legs, or haunches perhaps would  be more proper to say.   As he sat there he  grinned and grinned and began whacking  his tail,on  tho floor of tho cellar, first on  one sido and then on the other, until suddenly there  was an  awful snap, then a  howl and war and tumult, and poor doggy  was caught in the steel.trap.   'It had been  set there for a rat, but-Gumpo was the old  rat that was caught. , A'week!'after this,  when what was  left of  the tail had got  well, little Mary Devine, Gumpo's young  mistress, met her playfellow, just as  you  see.    She had not beon told about tho ao-  cidont, and so sho hardly knew Gumpo, because he had grown very thin  as well as'  lost   his tail   and had  experienced  that  "honesty  was  tho best   policy." -Little  Mary stood as you see in the picture and  said  nothing, she, was so surprised.    "If  this is Gumpo," at last she said to herself, ���������  "I am,ashamed,of him."   Now, if Gumpo  had done right he would have  been sleek  and fat, the same as he always was, and  have a tail itsfull length, and Mary would  have known him.    It is always bettor not  to be too greedy and never by any means to  take what does not belong to us, and then  in the end we,will find that, unlike Gumpo, with his  tail lost in  the  trap, everybody  will know  and" respect us.���������Ellen  Ring in Weekly Bouquet.     _     ____--.  How Modern Boilers Are Made*      '  v.-  ��������� The steel for locomotive boilers is supplied by contract in the shape of flat, rectangular shoots. Before it is accepted the  tensile and breaking strength of each one  is tested. Next it is marked off by measure with ohalk lines for rivet holes, whioh  aro punched through it by a maohine that  does tho work as quickly and easily as if  it woro a slice of oheese. Thon the sheet  is trimmed to the proper size by a great  steel knife, which cuts off the edges like  paper. Finally it is turned , into a ourved  shape by passing between huge rollers and  is riveted to other sheets, which make up  the oylindrioal tube of the boiler by means  of redhot iron bolts. A boiler making  shop is notoriously the noisiest place on  earth, bub it is surprising to find how soon  ono gets used to the clamor so that it  would bo possible to lie down and sleep  amid it nil. Thero is nothing like getting  aooustomed to things. Every now and  then a man is killed in the works by having a boiler roll upon ,him. He has had  such long practice in eluding dangers of  the sort that he becomes too indifferent,  stepping out of the way a moment too  late.���������Exchange  \  The Morning: Bath*  Flossie and Frisky are grave as can be.  "lis very important, you all will agree,  That kittens  should wash themselves clean  every day  And brush their soft fur before going to play.  Floss watches, admiring.  Her toilet is done.  When Frisky has finished, they will play in  the sun.  ���������-B. __. Norris in Youth's Companion.  Easily Explained.  T wonder why they oall the expenses  of a ohurch the running expenses" said  Mrs. Martin.  "I suppose it's because the vestrymen  are never able to catch up with them,"  answered her husband.���������Harper's Bazar.  An Instructive Game.  For young children an interesting and  instructive game is played as follows: Cut  from the headings on magazines or newspapers the words in large type; paste each  one on a slip of pasteboard; put in a box  and shake well; divide equally and instruct the little ones to form sentenoes.  All the unavailable words should be thrown  back in the box. Then each one without  looking takes out one word until five have  been drawn. The child must form a sentence from the five words if possible. The  ohildren must be provided with slips with  the word "ticket" on them. Whenever a  blunder is made a ticket must be given  to the person who corrects it. The player who at the end of ten rounds possesses  the most tiokets is entitled to a prize.*���������  Exchange.    Heavy Handicap.  Lean O'Leary���������Ma'am, I'm a wiotlm of  most ad worse circumstanoes.  Old Lady���������Poor man! What happened  to you?  Lean O'Leary���������Ma'am, I showed many  signs of greatness in me youth.���������North  American.  ���������1  < ''J  ' <\  ���������i  CJ  -,1 "I  1  I  -#_ -,-~��,    _-_,^^_tl_H*^_1-_..l.��^Mr_,t*_W-tVi-ft* .-J--te-ft_---��'-J--lt''n-l--^��^^-^'-iyi-;f-lltri- J-T-     ��� ��� ���,
The Shorter the -Vo'yajre the Less Chance
for a Cyclone���Temptation in Old Afire���
What the Lad Dyina: at Sixteen is Spared
���Generosity of licreavement.
[Copyright 1897, by American  Press Association.] ,
Washington, Oct. 81.���From an nn
usual standpoint Dr. Talmage offers
comfort at the loss of children, and this
sermon must be a balsam for many
wounds. His text is Isaiah Ivii, 1, "The
righteous is taken away from the evil to
We all spend much time in, panogyrio
of longevity. We considor it u great
thing to live to be an octogenarian. If
any one dies in youth, we say, "What a
pity!" Dr. Muhlenbergh, in old age',
said that tho liymu written in early- life
by his own hand no more' expressed his
sentiment when it-said:���
I would not live alway.
, If one be pleasantly circumstanced, he.
never wants to go.' William Cullon Bryant, the great poet,; at 83*'years of age,
standing in my house in a festal group,
reading "Thnnatopsis" wlthout^spectac-
les, was just as anxious to live^as when
at 18 years of age he wroto that immortal threnody., . Cato jfeared, at <80 years of
age that he' would^ not livo to" learn
Greek. Monaldesco,' at 115 years,'writing
the history of his timq, feared a collapse,
Theophrastus, writinga'bobk'at 90-years
of ago, was anxious' to live to complete
it. , Thurlow Weed, atv about 8(5 years of
age, found life as great a desirability as
when he snuffed out his first politician.
Albert Barnes, so well prepared tor the
next world at 70, said he would rather
stay here. 'So it is all the way down. I
suppose that the,last timo that Methuselah was out of doors in a storm he was
afraiu of getting his feet wet lest it
shorten his days.
Indeed I some time ago preached a
sermon on the blessings of longevity, but
I now propose to preach to you about
the blessings of an abbreviated earthly
existence. If I wero an agnostic, I would
say a man is blessed in proportion to the
number of years he can stay on terra
Anna, because after that he falls oil the
docks, and if he is over picked out of the
depths it is only to be set up in some
morgue'of the universe to see if anybody
will claim him. If I thought God made
man only to last 40 or 50 or 100 years
and thon he was to go into annihilation,
I would say his chief * business ought to
. be to keop alive and even in good weather
to be cautious and to carry an .umbrella
and take overshoes and life preservers
and bronze armor and weapons of defense lest he fall off into nothingness and
Tho Quick Itctnrn  Home.    k
But, my friends.'you are not agnostic*-..
You beliovo in immortality and the
eternal residenco of the righteous in hea;
ven, and therefore I first remark that an
abbreviated earthly existence is to be
desired and is a blessing because it makes
one's lifo work very compact.   t
Some men go to business at 7 o'clock
in the morning and return at 7 in the
evening. Others go at 8 o'clock and return at.12. Others go at 10 and return
at 4. .1 have friends who are ten hours a
day in' business, others who are five
hours, others who are one hour. They all
do tl^-ir work well. They do their entire
work and then they return. Which position do you think tsbe most desirable?
You sav, other things being equal, the
man who is the shortest time detained
in business and who can return home
the quickest is the mnst blessed.
Now, my friend-,  whv   not  carry that
good sense into the    -subject   of transference from this world?    If a person die in
childhood, he gets through    his   work at
9 o'clock in the morning.  If he die ad 45
years of age, he gets   through   his   work
at 13 o'clock noon.    If he die at 70 years
of age, he '''gets v through   his   work at 5'
o'clock'in the' ;alternoon.      If   ho die at,
90, he has to toil all'the way on up to 11
o'clock   at   night.     The   sooner   we eet
through our work the better.' , The   har-^
vest all in   barrack   or   barn the farmer
does..not sit down    in    the  stubble field;!
but, shouldering his   scythe   and taking
his pitcher from under the tree he makes
a straight line   for   the   old  homestead.
All we want to be   anxious   about   is to
get our work   done   and   well done, and
the quicker the better
j Saved From thf C\clone, Perhaps'.'vi'i-
* v,M
Again,1 there is a blessing in an 'abbreviated earthly existence m the fact
. that moral disaster might come upon the
man if he:' tarried longer. A Keoeritly , a
mari who'had been.prominent in churches, and who had been admired for his
generosity and kindness everywhere, for
forgery was sent to state prison for 15
years. Twenty years ago there was no
more probability of that man's committing a commercial dishonesty than that
you will commit commercial dishonesty.
The number of men who fall into ruin
between 50 and 70 years of age is simply
appalling. If they had died 30 years
before, it would have been better for
them and better for tneir families. The
shorter the voyage the less chance for a
There is a   wrong   theory   abroad that
if one's youth be right   his   old age will
be right.    You might   as well   say there
is nothing   wanting    for   a ship's safety
except to get,  it   fully , launched  on the���
Atlantic'ocean. ' 1 have sometimes asked'"
thoso who   were   schoolmates   or college
mates of   some   great- defaulter: "Whtit!
kind of a boy was he?    What,   kind   of a
young man   was.  he?"    And 'they have
said: "Why, he was a splendid fellow.   I
had no idea he   could   ever go  into such
an outrage." The fact is the great temptation of life sometimes comes   far on in
mid-life or in old age.
The first time I crossed the Atlantic
ocean it was as smooth as a mill pond,
and I thought, the sea captains and the
voyagers had slanaered the old ocean,
and I wrote home an essay for a'magazine on "The Smile of the Sea," but I
never afterward could have   written that
got  'home'we gofa
The first  voyage of
seems'as   if it
<,i,fi they could
thing, for before we
terrible shaking up.
my life may. be .very smooth.    The , last
may be .a   euroclydon., ,Many   who start
life in great* prosperity do not   end   it in
The . great ' pressure of'- temptation
comes, sometimes in this direction. At
about 45 years of age a man's nervous
system changes, and some one tells him
he must take stimulants to keep himself.,up, and. he ;takes stimulants to keep
himself ,-up.' until the stimulants keep
him &_wn|"'dr "a man' has 'been going
along'for 30 or 40 years in unsuccessful
bus-inessA-and here is an opening where
by one dishonorable action he can lift
himself and' life his family from all
financial embarrassment.'He attempts to
leap the chasm, and ho falls into it.
The, Soldier on Guard.
Then it \s in after lite that the great
temptation of success comes. If a man
makes a fortune before :_ 0' years of age,
he generally loses it before-40. The solid
and the permanent fortunes for tho most
part do not come to their climax until in
raid-life or in old age. The most of the
bank presidents havo white hair. -Many
of those who havo been largely successful
have been flung of arrogance or wprldli-
ness or dissipation"in old age. They may
not have lost their.,' integrity. - but.,���they*.
have'become so * worldly and^'so^selflsh'
under the influence of-large success that
it is'evident, to everybody ttfajb-theif Success has been i.* temporal ^oala'rnily^nd,
an eternal damage. Concerning .many
peoplo it may* beV fiaid. it *
would have been better _ , , .
have embarked 'from'thi_life at SO or 30
years of age..,, (ii <��� .   ' 3        rf
Do you*K__bwJtfie"reason why' the vast
majority <of-people "'die before 30? It is
becauso they have not the, 'moral' endurance or that which \ is; (beyond' ^ the 30
and a merciful God will-hot allow''them-
to be put to the fearful strain.
Again, there is a*1 blessing 'in an abbreviated earthly existence in the fact
that one is-the sooner taken off ( the defensive. As'soon0 as one is old^enough to
take care of himself he it put on his
guard. Bolts^bn the doors to* keep out
the robbers. Fireproof safes to keep off
the flames. !_!_��'insuranco and fire insurance against accident. .Receipts lest you
havo to pay a debt twice. Lifeboat
against shipwreck. Westinghouse airbrake against railroad collision and hundreds of hands ready to overreach you
and take all you have. Defense against
cold, ctefensi^against heat, defense against
sickness, defense against 'the world's
abuse, defense all the way down to ftho
grave, and even the tombstone sojnetirnes
is not-�� sufficient"barricade.     --;
If a*soldier who , has been on guard,
shiverfng and stung with t the cold, pacing uto and down the parapet with
shouldered musket, is glad whon some
one coraos to relieve guard and he can
go inside the fortress, ought not that
man to shout for joy who can put down
his weapon, of earthly defense and so
into -hiking's,castle? tWho is the more
fortunate^beisol&ier ,wh'd^has to*stand,
guard l^hours'i_rJ^he man^who 'has .-to
stand g&ara six hour's^? Wehaveo6m_ion
sense about everyijiiliifjK but religion..common'-sensef-about fiyfe^ythirig ��� bu.-trans-
ferencevf_om_this-.world. .-,<-v.__rm��-    -1-t
some great1 center.---Any.- one~-,who -has
studied the earth'~andf studied the heavens knows that God's favorite figure in
geometry is a circle. When God put forth
hi hand to creates the -"universe, he did
not strike that hand v^at,,(right angles,
but he waved'it in a,circle, and kept on
waving in a JcirCle"* until systems and
constellations arid galaxies and all worlds-
took that motion. .sOur. 'planet swinging.
around the sun,.other planets, swinging
around other suns,"' 'but somewhere a
great hub, around'which"thelgreat wheel
of the universe turns. ���--Now the center is
heaven. That Jsjthe-,capital of the universe; that is the-great metropolis ot im-
mensity. r     _
Does not our^common'' sense   teach us
that in matters off study it is   better for
us to move out from   the center   toward
the circumference '-rather. ,than��to be on
the circumference, jwhere bur* world  now
is?    We   are   like;? those ..who study the
American   continent, .while   standing on
the Atlantic   beach.'    The'   w'ay to study
the continent is to cross   it   or go to the
heart of it.  Our standpoint in this world
is defeotive     We are at the wrong end of
the telescope.    The "best  .way to study a
piece,,of machinery is not to stand on the
dooratep^and try to look in, but to go in
wifch^the-^encineer   arid 'take   our place
righfcjttnid- the, saws and".-the \ cylinders.
'W^3 w^ear^ur^eyes put and;, our brain,out
rrom   the fac't f'hat we are, studying under such*gr6at disadvantage.   'Millions of
dollars for observatories to .study   things
about the   moon,' about' the11 sun, about
the rings of Saturn, ^ about   transits and
nccultations and eclipses, simply because
our studio,    our' rbb'serva-ory   is' poorly
situated. We are! down-in'the   cellar trying to study tho palace 'qf-the   universe
while our departed Christian friends havo
gone   upstairs'  am I'd" ihe    skylights   to
study.   Now, when one' can sooner get to
the-center of things, <is *be not to be congratulated?, Who wants to.be   always in
the freshman   class? * We   study   God in
this world by -the" Biblical photograph of
him,  but we   all .-knowrwe*  can in five
minutes of interview .-.with/-a- friend get
more accurate idea of him  ��irhan   wc can
by studying   hum    for -"50 yea'__ through
pictures or words. "The'little child   that
died last night knows ,more of   God than
all Andover, and   all   Princeton, and all
New 'Brunswick, .and all Edinburgh, and
all the theological institucs in   Christendom.    Is   it   not   better to go up to the
very headquarters of knowledge?
. go around jyith.,_jnorbid, feeli^gs^abput
our health or about-'anticipated" derifise".
We ought to be giving .not" ��� according, to
that old maxim which* loused to' hear in
my boyhood 'that yon must live'a. though
a Very day were/the-lasti '.you-*-.mist -live
as though -you jjwere _ p, liy^fprpveE, ..fpr
you will. Do not", be" nervous.lest you
have to move' out "of a shanty into an
Alhahibra.*' ���'     :.* -* ���*  ���'-  ���       *'**".    ���' '������"
One Christmas, day I witnessed  *son_e-i
thing very .thrilling. , We   bad- Just .distributed'the 'family presents ^Chri^'ninas
morning, wheri'T -heard' "a "great*"cry'"o'f
distress in the hallway.~~ A "child 'from a
neighbor's   house   came   in.* to( say (har
father "was dead.    It was only 'tthree' doors
off, and I think in two minutes we were
there.  -,There   lay -the old Christian sea
captain,-his face   upturned   toward'''the
window,    as   though    he   had   suddenly
seen the headlands and with;an illuminated   countenance,    as   though'.* hV were
just going into harbor.     The fact was he
had already got * through   the 'Narrows.
In the adjoining room.were   the  Christmas presents   waiting   for. his distribution. Long ago, one night   when he had
narrowly esgaped with his ���'ship frripi being run down by a great ocean   steamer,
he had made his peace with God,    and a
kinder neighbor.or   a    better   man than
Captain Pendleton   you   would ��� not find
this side of heaven' Without,a moment's
warning, the pilot   of the   heavenly'harbor had mat himvjusk'off , the .lightship.
The Old Sea Captain's Story. <  -.   ���
He had often talked -to me of the
goodness of God, ana especially of a time
when he waVabout to' enter ' New' York
harbor with<>his ship, from hI-iverpool- and
he was suddenly impressed that he o(ugh-t
to put back'3to "sea.' ' Under the protest of
the crew and lirider their very1"'threat *h'_'
put baek.���< to; * sea,_ < fearing-. - at (the same
time he was -losing his inlpd,. forvit,,did
seem so unreasonable that when , they,
could get into "'harbor,1 that ('riigh"t'','they
- ��� r*T_T__ f< *liW "-nn 1*.
���  ,,  \   f.?ADIAN   INDUSTRY. ' ' ��, '���
t **>.
Sep V18.  1897.
A SJiort Sketch of f lie Mammoth Plant
I.' "Where the Most Famous Malt Liquors .
>' ���������'
' 'Tiuit Canada Proiluees-Aro Maunfac-
tnrecl���A Toronto \_ rlter Describes IIi_
Vislt to the JEstabJ ishrnent <of the Carl-
���     ���*   i
ing J}^.& M. Co. (Limited).* JLoridon.
~* v.- r-  , ; -   '      ������
From .The Torbncq Globe,
The   immense   establishment   of    the
above company, covoring a   ground  area -
of 38,000 feet and five   stories  in height,
with elevator running   from .-top,to bot- v
torn, stands out conspicuously   as'bne'of-*-
the leading manufactories of London.   It
was forihded on a small scale fifty.- years ,
ago by tho late Thomas   Carling.    It   is
one, however, whose fame and.fqputatlon;
is not   confined 'to   London  'or Canada
alone, but is known all   the   world over.   *
Through the kindness of Sir John    Carl-'
ing   The Globe's representative 'had'yes-
terday   the   opportunity   of    examining'
into the resources of v this   immense , in-';,
dustry, and he was amazed not   only"  at ���
tho gigantic operations carried on, .but at *,
the   amount   of   machinery    and ' stock?,;
ncessary>to conduct   a*  business .of this'$
vlated earthly'
one escapes so many bereavements.    The
longer we live tho more attachments and
tho more kindred, tho.more  chords to be
wounded or ' rasped^ or j sundered.'  If a
man.live   on    to   70'l6r'80'years of age,
how many graves are 'cleft at his feet! In
that long reach-of tiine father   and   mother go, brothers-vand sisters' go, children
go, grandchildren   go,    personal friends,
outside the family circle, whom  they had
loved withva love hke that of  David and
Jonathan-. ��*��� Besidesi that," some men* have
a natural  trepidation   about   dissolution
and-'ever and arion during 4(jt*or 50 or 60
years, this   horror    of   their   dissolution
shudders through soul and   body.    Now,
suppose the lad goes at 16 years    of age?
lie escapes   50   funerals,    50 caskets, 50
obsequies,    50   awful   wrenchings of the
heart.    It is hard enough for us to   bear
their departure,1 ,put is^ Jt~' not easier for
,us to bearAth_ir. departure than  for them
to stay and bear 50'departures? Shall we"
not by the .grace of God , rouse   ourselves
into a'generdsity;of   bereavement   which
will practically say, "It is/hard  enough
for me to'go^thrpugh    this, bereaveme it,
but how glad T"'am   that 'he  will never
have to go   through    it."    So   I   reason
with myself, and so you will find it helpful to reason with yourselves.  David lost
his son.  Though David was king, he lay
on the earth mourning and   inconsolable
for sohie^time.    Ati;this'distanceTibf-time,
which do you really J;$ihiri;k'  was the .one
to be congratulated, 'the short lived child
or the long lived father?;.Had David died
as early as that child   di^.d.;ljie would, in
the:flrst:piace, hav^escaped -'that particular bereavement,   then   he   would   have
escaped   the  worse bereavement of A bsa
lorn, his recreant son, and the pursuit of
the Philistines,   and   the fatigues  of his
military   camjraign, aud   the jealousy of
Saul, arid ithe perfidy of Ahithophel, and
tho curse of Sbimei, and the  destruction
of his family at Zikiag,   and,   above all,
he would   have   escaped   the   two great
calamities   of his   life, the great sins   of
uncleanness and murder.    David lived to
be of vast   use   to   the   church   and the
world, but so far as   his   own happiness
was concerned, does it not seem    to   you
that it would have   been    better for him
to have gone early?
Now,, this, my friends, explains some
things that to you have been inexplicable. This shows you why when God
takes little Children from,a household he,
is'very' apt" to ' take the brightest, tbe"
most genial, the njost sympathetic, the
���most talentedr1 Why? ���.:__ is because'that
kind of nature'suffers' the most when it
does suffer and' is most 'liable to temptation. God saw the tempest sweeping up
from the Caribbean and he put the delicate craft into the first harbor. "Taken
away from the evil to come."
The Center in Heaven.
Again, my friends, there is a blessing
in an abbreviated; earthly existence in
tne fac.t that it puts^ione sooner in the
center .'of things. All jastronorcersj infidel as well as Christian, agree in believing that the universe'swings   around
On the Kyryoif tho Wheel.
Does not our common sense teach us
that it is better to ,her>v atjt\the center
than to be clear outjjjKonfthe-i;>'rim 'of' the
wheel, holding nerv^Susi^/fastfjbo; the tire
lest we be suddenly^'KurledVin'to light
and eternal felicity? _?��irpugh'-, all kind's
of optical instruments^irying'-.to peeriin
through the cracks and^'tHe^Keyhbles.of
heaven, afraid that bqfeK%d6br_-^,dffth'e
celestial mansion will '.b^^swung'ywicle
open before our entranced*<*_.ision.^rushing about among the apothecary shops
of this world, wondering if this is good
for rheumatism, and   that   is   good   for
should put'back to'-sea.-"'But-''they
back to sea, and Captain, Pendleton sai
to his mate/ "You call me at 10 o'oloc
at night.",,*__1b*~12 o'clock" a.v,'night th
all-- are
to prefer'the;
ushered into
where the inliab
,**l,*\Vhat fools ��� we
circumference '.to theV center! What ..
dreadful thing it wpufd'*-bp\if we should
be suddenly ushered^'from' this wintry,.
world into the May time orchards ofJ
heaven, and if our pauperism of sin and
sorrow should be suddenly broken up by
a presentation of an emperor's castle
surrounded by parks, with springing
fountains and paths up and down which
angels of God walk two and two. We
are like persons standing on the cold
steps of the National picture gallery in
London, under umbrella in _he"i-ain,
afraid to go in amid the Turners and
the Titians and the Raphaels. I come to
them and say, "Why don't you go inside the gallery?" "Oh," they say, "we
don't know whether we can get in." I
say, "Don't you see the door is open?"
"Yes," they say, "but we have been so
lone on these cold steps we are' so attached to them we don't like to   leave."
*-*, *.
at night."''T__V~ 12 o'clock"' at''night the
captairf" was*varoused' and'' said:'s."What
does this mean? I' thought I told you to
call-mo at,10, o'clock, and here it.is 12?"
"Why," said"thji,mate, "I- "did call you
at 10 o'clodk,"^and you got up, looted
around and told me to keep right on the
same course for two hours, and then to
call you at 12 o'clock." Said_uthe captain: "Is it possible? I have no'remem-
brance of that."
At 12   o'clock   the   captain   went   on
deck, and through the rift of a cloud the
^moonlight; fell'ppon* the^se^l.nd (f's|iowed
him a- shipw^eckl-iWit-ftSliOO.3 struggling
passengers.   B[e helped th'atn off.,; Had' he
been any .earlier, or   any.*,; later : at^;that
point of the'^sea/he would^'haveji-bepii^of
no service toVthose drown^ngfpebple.^fOn
board^the captain's vesseljS^hey began|to
band together(\*asr;^to   what^they^shoiild
pay:'-for, the ;MscueVa*nd ���v^k0l"they;ishould
pay for the provisions.    "Ah," saysT'the
captain, "my   lads,    you   can't   pay me
anything.    All I have on board is yours.
'J'feel too greatly honored of God in hav*;
,'ing sayed'^yoii,'tc?']take   any   pay."    Jtist
like hiin_A-;He4never got any pay   oxcept
jbhat of his own applauding conscience.
-V. Oh, '.that.^'the^.jpid   sea captain's God
,might be my.'vGo'd'and yours!    Amid the
-stormy seas   of  *this   H*6   may we have
always some one'as tenderly to take care
of us as ; the ^ captain   took   care  of the
drowning* crew" and'the passengers.   And
may we come   into   the   harbor with as
little physical pain and with as   bright a
hope as he had, and if it should "happen
to be a Christmas   morning,'   when   the
presents are being distributed and we are
celebrating the birth of  him   who   came
to save our shipwrecked   world,    all   the
bettor, for what grander, brighter Christmas present could we have than heaven?
congratulated "on having their " plant'in
such a flourishing city,- and '..surrounded
by counties whose fertile acres well entitle them to" be 'called "the garden"bt^"-ify
Canada." In all the products of the company the same'eare as to the " toneland """"" ,
excellence of the quality'.of liquors is observed.
Their"celebrated porter ,'deserves e'speo-1'^
lal mention, not only as being .an;excel-,���,- }.
'tlent   beverage,    but    because physicians v
recommend it strongly for   invalids'1 and'
persons   with   weak   constitutions..-,*Jt8f,., **
"constituent   elements   are the "Dublin"
-malt,    the   same1  as   that   used   by the-    ,    ,
world-famous   brewer,   -Guinness,    .and'* ^./i
pure spring water.  This water is kept in ,^   ,
a beautiful-reservbir' on'"their"'adjacent^
grounds.    It is the purest.-in- Canada,"'as i.*-*'
shown by chemical analysis,    and is em- , "���
ployed' in"the -manufacture    of all tne""-'
firm's   output.    It   producesrcduring-^l t^t"*
hours 60,000 gallons.of water, and is. thusjt
kept in a'perennial state  of   purity'-'and-'       ���
coolness.        *-'.     - .. ,    . ..,���..-'-ts
The Carling's ales   and   lager are also. a
famous throughout' Canada   on   account *'
of   their-isuperioiv* quality,   tpurity^andv ��.__   '
delicacy, of flavor, being   produced   from      t
the very best quality of barley and hops.
As a result there has been* a great falling'V
off of the imported articles in these lines   v sv
in recent years, as   Canadians, are ,quick    ^
to recognize the   merits^of   an article" of **-
home production twhen the quality meets ��� $"
their approval. _  t *.  -   ./ s      "_ r"    ^,"\  _(*v
Their'exhiibf'at "the Western "Fair th*is"f "'
year is a model of artistic 'arrangement.' ���?
It;is pyramidal in shape, 12 feet   in-dia- .
meter,' and 2o'fee'tvhigh.' I.fteeri hundred'"
bottles of'their'ales,  lager,1'porters,'Veto..'-?*
are employed, *in its" >construction,1 mak-
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"But," I say} "it   is* so
and  more  beautiful in the-, gallery; you
inute'h brighter
hiid, better   go   in."�� "-NoW^   they   say;-4
"we know exactly'-' how?_it--.is out here,**,
but we don't   know   exactly   how   it is
inside."   . ,->,  -^> - >:^f
So we stick to this world'as though we
'preferred cold   drizzle 'to*warm  habitation,   discord   to    cantataji sapkclbth to
royal purple, as though    we   preferred a
piano with four or five   of  the   keys out
of tune to an instrument   fully attuned,
as though   earth    and   heaven    had   exchanged   apparel,    and   earth had taken
on. bridal array and heayen..had gone into
��� deep mourning, all its   *^a|e^d;|.s<��gnant,
* all its harps broken, all othalfcas 'cracked
at   the dry wells, all the   lawns   sloping
to the river   plowed   jWith(i graves, ywith
dead angels under, the)   furrow-      Qh'-'I
want to. break my owh'infa-uation ii^id I
want to break up your infatuation   with
this world!    I tell   you if   we   are ready
and if our work.is   done    the   sooner we
go the better, and if there  are   blessings
in longevity 1 want   you   to know  right
well there are also blessings in ah abbreviated earthly existence.
A _iic_'cle Freak.
The Eiffel tower bicycle is the newest
sensation among the wheelmen of Berlin.
It is a tandem, and a few weeks ago tbe
stiange machine, with one ot its riders
high in the air, made its appearance on
the boulevards of the German city, and
it at once became the tandem freak of
the continent. ^The seat of the rider at
the' top of tfie 'tower is'j'.jijjsach'ed- 'by-la7
series of steps 'ifixed to J*!tJ_J! rear fraine
^post of the odd bicycle. The1 rider" on the
lofty seat helps in the propulsion of the
wheel through a*series of pedals, sprocket
wheels and a chain leading down to the
driver wheel of,the bicycle. Strange as
it may appear,"'the wheel can be ridden
up and down hill and over the ordinary
country roads with as much ease and
comfort as the regulation safety.
ing it one of the most   striking   features
of the exhibit, and one showing   the enterprise and push which    characterize .ally,
the actions of the company.      ,   ,     ,.    ���#i
As   an 'evidence   of ' the popularity of
their goods it may bo further stated that "-���
they were granted special   diplomas   and. r
medals at the World's   Fair   in   Chicago
for the general excellence of their goods/';,
as well as at   every   other   eshibition of. -.-
importance where their   goods , were dis- l7
What Guinness and Bass are " to Great'
Britain, or Pabst to   the   United States,  t*
Carling is to Canada,    and ��� it   is safe to
predict that in the future * as in the past
this company ��� will" occupy   the foremost-'*"
place in   this   liner   of   manufacturesan,\"..! -
Domestic Curves.
"Pusher is furious,"
"What's the matter?"
"He was'arrested on suspicion" of ~f being a .scorcherJ'.'   , , ,   "��� t
'Well���isn't he."
'No; that's a baby-buggy stoop he
wears." ��� ;
that lie is
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_.;���";- '���,',' Op.Ppsitef'BXpressfons.
'' There i_'.'_flpr6spei'it^ |_ace,
two kinds, 'ty
"What are-the^?";:;|     (
"The face*J we ^.^arl'/whe^p'- :^e|-.'hav-^:
prosperity and   the'face   we wear when
our neighbor has it."
State of Onlo, Crrv or Toledo,
Lucas Countv.       -i ��� .-
Frank J. Chunky m.ikcs oath that lie is the
senior partner of tlie iirm of F. ,7. Cheney & Co.,' '
doing,uusmess in,the .City.-.of Tol/c-uo.*, County-     %
and State" aforesaid .'-"and that'saifl'fifm'wiir'pay    J
the sum of ONE HUNDR KD DOLL A KS for each m >d
and every case ol Catarrh that cannot be cured
by the use of Hall's Cata'kn ii Cuke. ......      ��� <**
" .   ' " FRANK J. CHENEY.'
Sworn to befor.  meSand 'subscribed ini.my r���* j
presence, this 6th day of December, A.D. 1896..;
-[seal X    ;   ���������>���-' A
W. GLEASON,= ..'.*-.
Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally and acts
directly on the blood and mucous surfaces'of
the system.   Send for testimonials free.
,!       .... F. J.CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
^TSoid by druggists, 7.r*c.
Taken From the Kvil to Come.
If .thei. spirit of this sermon is true,
how"consoled''1 you ought to feel about
members of your family that went early!
"Taken   from    the   evil    to come," this!
book says. What a fortunate escape they
had! How glad we ought to feel that
they will never have to go through the
struggles which we have had to go
through! They had just time enough to
get cut of the cradle .and run , upon the
springtime ...hills of this.-'world and see
howtit" looked, and then they "started for
a "better .stopping: place... They'were, like
ships that put'in'at St." Helena', staying
there long enough to let passengers go
up and see the barracks of Napoleon's
captivity, and then hoist sail for the
port of their own native'land. They only
took this world in transit. It is hard for
us, but it is blessed for them.
And if the spirit of this sermon is
true, then we ought not to go around
sighing and groaning when another
year is going, but we ought to go down
on one knee by the milestone and see
the letters and thank God that we are
365 miles nearer home.   We ought not to
The Horse���noblest of the brute creation���wheu suffering from a cut, abrasion,
or sore, derives as much benefit as its
master in a like predicament, from tlie
healing, soothing action of l)r. IT horn as'
JEclectric Oil. Lameness, swelling of Lhe
neck, stiffness of the. joints, .tlir-out aud
lungs, are relieved by it.
__^  ���
Ho Saw Two.        . _.'
First Scotch Worthy (who is not quite
sure that he is in a'fit condition   to face
his   wife)���Say, John,   you   stansh  still
there and tell me hoo I. get on.
Second   Ditto���Oh,    you're   doin fine;
but. who's that wi' jje?���Pick-Me-TJp.
Difflc���lties Enconritered.'
"Did you succeed in raising money for
that school teacher's monument?"     :
"No. Pupils that he had been harsh
with wouldn't contribute, and pupils
that.he coddled had never .prospered."
  ���'-    ' ���   ''        -,.'.      ;     i
His Prog*ress.
"Have you made any progress in your
lessons on the bicycle?"
"Yes," replied the man with a gentle
"Do you ride into the country yet?"
"Oh, no. I don't ride anywhere worth
mentioning. But I don't think I hurt
myself so much when I fall off."���Washington Star.
Howto Cure Headache.���Some: people
suffer untold misery day after day-with
Headache. There is rest neither day or
night until the nerves are all unstrung.
The cause is generally a disordered stomach, and a cure can be effected by using
Parmelce's Vegetable Pills, containing
Mandrake' and Dandelion. Mr. Fihlay
Wark, Lysander, P. Q., writes: *'I find
Parmelee's Pills a first-class article for
4 ������.',. '.  ,*?Mort ��**-Polish.- ,,���'.���.        j  ;, .-
See���he.puts his best foot foremost������ .
\  For the other one���alack��� j  '"'"
Wears'a shoe that in his hurry        ;
:  He has quite forgot to black. ���       .    -
There is nothing equal to Mother
Graves' Worm Exterminator for 'destroying worms.. No article of its kind, has
given such satisfaction. -���������..-..
He Was Practicing*.
/   Smith���-Is' young Flyingwedge practicing law?' '.'-'-' '        ': ���- .;
Williams���I think not. He was called
to the-bar,, but -I ithink* he's practicing
economy.���Illustrated Bits.
Holloway'sCorn Cure is 'the   medicine
to remove all kinds;of   corns   and  warts,,
and only costs.the small sum   of   twenty--1
five cents, i  '   '
*��� *
r (*.!_������������������itJFSlJftffl-ttiJUw^G-fSii*" _ ^ ������tun.*f'-nuKws'tejmati*mJMUt*i*9*<*    ������tae<iii^^<H-,ti,v-������UMt>Amj'j. (M������m_.>-  (��������� .1 t,*t._r-������-���������an_WM*'4M  ���������^tfK.  "jimgnwiiuitii  r  '-;'.'.''  MI'T'f  "���������rr-  ifhmw������*  ���������   T"  ���������^"  HOW IS THIS?  Why Pay   $65.00  to  $75.00 for a  Sewirfc  Machine.  When you can get a  NEW RAYMOND.  All Attachments     Guaranteed  FOR ONLY $4000  This  is  done by doing   away with  larga travelers Commissions and  -   ���������        making all the sales CASH.  WRITE FOR CATALOGUE TO  J. H, Good.  CITY    AUCTION   ROOMS.  SOLE AGENT. NANAIMO, B.C.  LOCALS. ���������  One of Her Majesty's ships is anchored in  Comox harbor.  Mr. L. Davidson and wife returned frem  Vanoouver on Friday. /   ,  ���������FOR SALE a tfood serviceable bike.  Apply a: News O.ticf.  Twelve miner- arrived by last steamer and  were given work in the mines.  ;     On March  8th,  500  Klondike.* reached  Vancouver enroute to Dawson. L  Mrs. Alex. Armstrong and children ar*  rived from the east last Wednesday.  '   We' will open Friday the moit complete  stock of fishing tackle ever shown in Virion.  SIMON LEISER.  The survey of the New Vancouver under  the sea mine, is in progress,' at the instance  of the E. & N. Railway.  On the, 12th in.t, the Lee Roi declared  another dividend of $50,000, making a total  up to this date $775,000.  Mr. Ashe left Friday morning for Vancouver and Victoria. It is' possible he may  return and open a jewelry establishment  here.  Mr. Collis manager, of Mr.Simon Leber's  mammoth  store, left Friday morning on a  trip to Victoria; expects to return to-morrow.  At 4 oclock Saturday morning a fire  broke out in a chin in Chiuat <���������-*-> aud before the flumes were sttodurd thr e cai-ins  were distroyed.  The Cnaoian Homk Jocrxai. for Afar, is  the best number of that periodical that ever  came off the press and has never been excelled by any Canadian publication.  The auction sale at John Piercy's, conducted by Mr. A. H. McCallum auctioneer, turned out quite satisfactory. Mr.  Piercy expects to laave this weex it is said tor  Klondike, Hib family will reside ia Cumberland.  Mr. R; P. Edwards,, formerly of this  . oity but now of Burgoyne Bay, Salt Spring  Island, was appointed a few days ago a  Justice of the Peaoe. We are glad to hear  that Mr. Bdwards is doing well in his new  home.  ' We   learn   that some miscreant stuck a  pitch fork into the shoulder of Rev. J. X.  ' WillimarY horse; cause is unknown.  Rev.Mr.Willemar, an a consequence walked  into town on Sunday, instead of riding as Is  his custom.  Comox Bat Mabinkm Fkeb Coxobbt. The  sailors of the H. M. S. Icarus will give a  Free Concert in K. of P. Hall on Thursday  evening, March 17th. To those who have  attended the sailors' ooncerte, nothing farther need be added. They are worth hearing.  Rev. Mr. Hicks baptised three Japanese  Sunday afternoon. The proceedings were  quite enteresting; Rev, Mr. Hicks reading  the service m English and the Japanese Missionary translating it into Japanese. The  Mission is progressing rapidly, the attendance of Japanese being good and increasing  steadily. The Missionary ia a very earnest  speaker and seems to have great influence  over his people.  M. J. Henry, the well-known florist and  nurseryman of 604 Westminster Road, Vai..������  couver, is doing a rushing business up the  Coast. He has no agents he save; but his  plants and trees are his best agents, and  wherever they go orders follow. By the  steamers leaving Vancouver on tbe 84h inst,  ha shipped nearly 1,000 trees, rosea, and  plants. Harry Martin of Courtenay took a  big lot of plum and cherry trees. John  Knight of Comox received from him a lot  " of frnit trees,    Mrs.   Aler.   Grant of Cum-  berland obtained a quantity of fli wer plants.  J. N. Mnir of Sandwiek from same source  a let of fruit trees. John Getnmill of Gab-  riola Islandgot fruit tree*. Arthur Vernon  of Hernando Island, roses and pilots. Mr.  McKinnon. up the Coast, a big lot of fruit  anb nut trees. Mrs.' A. R. Johnston and  Mrs. B N. Smith of Nanaimo were suplied  with roses from Mr. Henry's gardens.  YancouYsr and Victoria  Vocalists in Concert and  Recitation.  Thursday evening, March 23d, there  will be given an unique and meritorious  entertainment at the  fl&etbofctst Cburcb.  On this ' occassion there will appear  Miss Lillian Armson in Recital and Song,1  Mr. Arthur Wheeler in Comic Parts, and  Mr. Gideon U icks, always a favorite here.  Concert commences at 6 o'clock.  Admission 50 cents.  The following from press notices:  "1 have frequently heard Miss Lillian  Armson's Recitals, ' and have always been  delighted. Her rendition of her. selections  has been almost faultless,' and 'her name on  1 ny program where she ia known is quite  sufficient to attract a large andienoe."���������- Rev.  Wm. Galhraith, M.A., LL.B., Toronto.  "Miss Lillian L. Armson, a clever young  Elocutionist, waa the star of the evening at  a Recital given at Grimsby Park. Her  rendering of 'A Woman's Scheme' was  superb, and called forth great  applause."  ���������Toronto News.  '- ..  "The residents of Grimsby Park were  again treated to an evening of Recital on  Wednesday by Prof. Hynson's Phildel-  phian School of Oratory. The Prof, haa  reason to be proud of the manner in which  raoh of his pupils aoqaitfed themselves.  Particularly Miss Lillian Armson of Toronto, who possesses a cbaratfeg appearance, an  easy grace of manner, and' that rare talent  ���������taste. Miss Armson renders her selection in a style that wine for her round after  round of applause. We predict for the fair  young artist a brilliant aad successful future as a public reader."���������Toronto Globe.  fST This entertainment will also be given  at Agricultural Hall Cearteoay, evening of  the 2-tb, at 8 o'clock.  Passenger List.  Per City of Nauaiino, March 11���������Mrs. M.  F. Kelly, J. A. AddiBon, A. L.ite, M.  Jones, C. Webster,. J. Raner, Hogberg, W.  Cockran, W. Procter, J. Caaapliell, 'ifm,  Aamstrong and family. C. Rabajbre^hl^ 4.  Dick, Miss Swan. Japanese 1  dred and Seventeen and issued their man  ifesto of defiance and trouble is feared.  The Ninjr Chow arrived at 4 o'clock'  yesterday afternoon with 443 passengers  and a large amount of freight, including  dogs, horses and oxen, for Wrangel, Skag  way, and Juneau. There were 21 mount  ed police and 60 from New Zealand. A-  mong those well-known here was Jamea  Lewis, who had in his party. John Me  Donald, D. Mc Leod, D. Scott, J. Wilson  and Michael Cain, New Zealan-iers and  all fine looking men, who) will' doubtless,  give a good account of themselves.  Mr. Lewis said the McKini boys would  sail to-day (Tuesday) on the Pakshan from  Vancouvei. On the Pakshan will sail also Jack Taig and Geo. Hoskin, and J  Sullivan of-never- used-religion as-a-cloak  memory, and 24 of the mounted police.  '  & tamo Ej.'  Time   Table   No.   29,  To take effect at 7a.iu.ou i'hhi-aay Nov.  4th   1897.    Trail's 1 uit uu i'hcilic  Staudard time.  GOING NORTH���������Read down.  .  Sat.-c  iJuil.. I Sund'y  Ly. \ Ictorla for Nanaimo and  ,   Wellington   .  Ar. Nanaimo .'. .'. '.'  Ar. Wellington..   a. M.  I 1>.M.  !*.(J0   I 3.00  r-.-O [ aw  U.-5 I 6.35  GOING  SOUTH���������Head up.  ������a_H__Ba  Cordon Murdock,  Third 8t.  Union, B.C.  WHARF NOTES  The str. Islander, was :a yesterday. A-  board were fifty passengers; none from  Klondike but all from Skagway, which is  reported in a fearlul conditon. Stories  of deaths^said to be exaggerited. Everybody was " barking " with a cold. Alex  Grant and party were seen there, expecting to move on the next - day. Some report the Chilkoot Pass blocked with snow  and ice. A vigilance committee known as  Hundred ariii/jOne, the day before the  str. sailed served notice on the thugs to  leave Skagway. The,latter immediately  organized themselves into.the Three Hun  Blacksntitltfifg  in all its branches,  and Wagons neat-  v ly Repaired���������_-_���������_���������____  insurance:  I am agent for' the - following reliable  , companies: '     C_3-������_������__  The Royal Insurance Company.  The London and Lancashire;  Current Rates.      ,"<.   .      .    -   .  Can be seen afternoon's at corner offio  near The.News.  Jaubs Abrams.  BLACK  DIAMOND  MURfiERy.  Comox ftoaft, Wanafmo, JS. C.  Fuit trees  of  alt  descriptions'.  Ornamental   trees. Shrubs, and  Roses.  p. b. BOX 190 x x x x x x x x x x x  HUTCHERSON & PERRY.  ���������M ONE Y   to loan upon improved  real esthie. L. P. Eckstein.  Subscribe for The News $2.or  pet  Annum  We have  without doubt the finest  SfOC^C of DPY GOODS  to hand and to arrive ever shown  north of  Victoria.   We have so fart  200 Men's Suits, 100 Boys' Suits, .00 pairs Pants, Men's Hat and Caps,  I adies'and Children's Straw Hats, Ladies' Blouses, Ladies'Whitewear, Lace  Curtains, Curtain Muslins, Lawns, Nainsooks, Men's, Women's, and  Children's Shoes.  TO ARRIVE THIS WEEK.���������15 cases of English and Scotch Goods.    Consisting of  Dress   Goods,   Trimmings,  Silks,   Prints,   Flannelettes, Linens,   Quilts,    Fray   Cloths,  Sideboard Covers, and all the newest lines in fancy Dry Goods to be had.    We want to  show and sell you these goods, and it will be to your advantage to see them.  if  ������_  31  1 m  I  I _'A M   I    I* M  I Daily. I Sat. &  a     -���������-��������� _    t 8uiid'y.,  Ar. Victoria........ | 12.07 |   7.00  Lv. Naimimo for Victoria. ..  | 8.-I6    I   3_g  Lv. Wellington for Victoria   | 8.25    |   _'_5  For  rntos and information apply   at C������_n-   '.:  puny* offices,  A.DUN8MUJK. JOSKPH HUNTER.  President. Qen'l Supt    '.  H.K. PRIOR,  tton. Freight, and Passem-ei* SvX,   ,  9  i  I  )fil  M  I  &  ���������^1  ���������&n.'  Jj~ ,-*"���������*  _���������___._,.:���������.-���������������������������������  '^


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