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Array ;*S*UL������*WOT^tfa������������r*i������fcM������tf^^ ���������.  r-���������  NINTH YEAR  CUMBERLAND,' B. C.   WEDNESDAY,' MAY .14.  [902.  E>  ill. I  3  i  THE BIG STORE.  ���������   i   , c  '���������. Gentlemen���������������  -BMIPAPD for'tli8fM0fllTM]a  . ......���������.���������..���������-���������������������������������  ^ ��������������������������� ���������. i ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������-     ��������� ������������������*������������������ ��������� ������������������       ���������-      . _       . ���������. -.. ..... j  "!   OUR-STOCK OF, SUMMER UNDERWEAR.-1-    ''  " Belts, Bicycle Hose,' Negligee Shirts,   .  "    -*"   and Fancy Ties is complete..     S  '> '   ��������� ���������     " .'-       .  ,<''  Light c Weight   Summef    U nderwear t <  "from $1.00 per-buit up,.-;:,  %  V<  tt.  ^/���������J>^������^������^gjyg,<a' ^  8-  Do not fail to purchase a   Packet of-BACHELOR'  ;  \\BlXTT-QN^W^^ the  Excursion.  V.   Per '.Packet/: j 5c.   A]   they .are  one*of" the Best ;  . .Inventions for the. Peace oi] Man.     ���������;_. <'..    /.������. .*.'���������" '  For Sale at  mrtmHSfJOItSir  SIMO^ LiEISER'S BIG STORE  ������x  KBBsraaagKWiFw^^  '  COUNCIL   MEETING.  6th Inst, .  ^lYATES STREET,    VSCTORi A, B. ;C.     J,  ,   HARDAVARE. MILL ANI>' .MCNING] MACHINERY*;^  : iANIX FARMING    ANil-DAlRYING^ IMPLEMENTS   '*  OFyALUklNTiS."     *''���������* ������������������"*  '���������'   "'   ���������"    -J v '    ���������-���������"*"-  '-^ r. Agents foi McCoriiiick Harvesting Machinery'.,   4    ,     */','/-',/-] ST]",].  ' -"-$ f- WriteI for price.- and particulars. "P.'O.^Drawer563:    '��������� V���������' V" ^  - mim������r���������\*m  T  /alkFf  ������e  rs  Mewest "Designs  and.ColJrs  js  PRINTED���������50c, 60c, 70c. 90c.,.,  ......".; '.to $1^25 sq, yd  INLAID���������������������������$1.25. $1.40 &,$l'-50   "  \'PL'AIN���������85c. to $1.50  a  Straw- Ma'ttiflSs' .'  ;'. - 15c. to 50c. tper yard.  ���������(Zarpets  .'At" all   Prices.  per Double Roll.  An Elegant Line ot Samples will be sent  -   you. FREE  on application,   but give us  some idea as to your wants -  -VsTEIIXjEj^    BROS.'  THE FURNISHERS. VICTORIA, B.C.  ARE    BETTSB.    THAW    EVER.  A carload of instruiuents just -eceived.    Designs all new, and  many improvements in construction.     Piano buyers would do  well  to see the   " MASON & RISCH,"   as these instruments  ���������cannot be beaten.     Easy terms of purchase.    ..     ..   .-.,,;������.-...  5M Hicks  _ The Pianola,  ]        ,     The Aeolian,  123 HASTI1TGS ST ,  Vancouver, B.C.   ;.-.���������������������������  Tl  Agents " For ���������';','' ;.���������.'���������������������������...'.."���������/ ������������������  The Vocalion Organ,  .,: l'-B:ason.& Ifcisch"  Pianos.  88  GOVjEiRSTMEKFT  ST.  Viel-oria, B.C.  KWrat3U2tt������iC<KU������XE������������  VIOIilN   TUITION.  Professor Schaffner, graduate of  the Cincinnati Contervatory of  Music, and Member of the Musicians Union of Seattle, will give instruction  to a  limited number  of  NOTICE.  Prof. J. M. Dunham, the only  great living Phrenologist and Palmist, will be located at Cumberland  SHn ing S*K������    Hotel for one week on.y.     Every  violin, or brass and reed instruments. Satisfactory musical engagements entered into for all entertainments. . Apply at office,  upstairs in Whitney block.  one wishing vo know wh.'it they are  best adapted for in life,;what trades  or profession they will.be most successful in, will do well by calling  on the Professor.  Commuhications read  from  AV,  B.Anderson on behalf of City Brass  Band, informing the CouDcil that, it  had been decided'Vo make' that body  trustees of band property, and asking if they would act as such.' Laid  on table.   Prom E". A.,.Harris & Co.  on behalf of Natural History Society;  '(also a circular from "the Society re  the introduction of song birds into  -B.C. Laid on table!'       fi  '.  Accounts, ��������� Grant   &' Mounce^  lumber, $88.66; H. P. Millard, dis-r  infecting in scarlet fever cases, $35.  Rbferred to Finance Committee.  'Aid. Bate moved,-and-Aid. Reid  , seconded,   the   reconsidering   and,  final-passing of /' Streets By-law-,  Amer.dment." '   ,/-./     ,,     ,;  -" ,'Ald. Partridge * thought' that before passiiig'this. Council   should  know exactly what it meant. , He'  ��������� disagreed' 'altogether '  with'   the  ^amendment.'   ,Id*.Vancouver   the,  store-keepers  haye,bicycle ^stands  on the street for accommodation of  ecuRlbmersI     Mr Fechner> had Cold  Vhiin the'.other day that, under this  ^Act/he heard lie would have to re-  "move -Bis' barber's" pole from   the  'streetV   There would be ah injustice  ' in this. t      _      '    , v  -  :     Aid". Reid���������T think it high'time  something was7done. ' Only yester-  , day I saw three ,piano caf-es f blocking up.the sidewalk: " After a time  it vvould be impossible to move on  % the-sidewalki    ^^      - v r  1 ; Al'd,: Partridge���������T'do not think^  > anyone .can- interpret-.the^ by-law as"'  it is.    The words '"-over the 'street "  must include1 awnings.^.. '.  Ii was'pointed out Vhatthe mean-  ink l of ;the *Act wasftb, i/reveni th'e^  ���������unnecessary., blockingLup %of tVside-  ,'walks "by go'ods"or  other chatties,  '"and not'jtoprevent the hanging' of  signs,, or  awnings   when -properly  placfd;-  ' The amendment-passed.   ,  Deferred business. '  Be--song biid circular���������Moved  Aid. Reid, seconded Aid. Bate, "that  the Mayor and City Clerk solicit  subscriptions to aid the enterprise.  1 Ro Band���������Moved Aid.-Bate, seconded Aid. Calnan, that the Council'  ,,sfc /  accept the trust.  Mr Anderson was then.questioned  regarding the organization of the  band, and in course of-this,, he  mentioned the fact that the fund  for the purchase of certain new instruments was short, and-asked if  Council knew of any pl-m to meot  the deficiency, as it was not desiied  that further 'subscriptions ^be solicited from the public at present.  Thereupon, Aid. Bate moved,  seconded Aid. Reid, that "the  Council advance a sum not to- exceed $50, to this object.  Aid. Partridge said that instead  of making an advance, he was in  favour of giving a certain sum outright, and moved in amendment  that the sura of $30 be granted  to  the band.  Aid. Bate thereupon withdrew  his .motion, and Aid. Partridge's  motion carried.  Moved Aid. Bate, seconded Aid.  Mitchell, that city scavenger make  monthly report of ���������number of houses  attended.    Carried.  '.'Aid:''Mitchell reported that Dr.  Staples wished isolation hospital  placed at his disposal and fitted up  for diphtheria cases so that patients  could be rt-moved there if desired,  and the heads of. the families disinfected and allowed'io go to work,'as  the house quarantine was a hardship in many cases. It was decided  to place the building at his di^posnl  and that the Colliery Company be  interviewed  re certain   dangerous  trees in close proximity to the  'building. ��������� " <  . Moved Aid. Reid, seconded Aid,  Partridge, that tenders te called for  a 25 foot road on oh 4th'Street  'from Dunsmuir/ Avenue to Mrs  Nichol's corner.    Carried.  HOSPITAIi   MEETING.  11 '       *        ,        i       '. i '    i-;l  The Hospital Board met last Sat-.  urday  evening  for   transaction   of  business.,   Aftei>passing of accounts  and other routine work, the resignations'of the two nurses, Miss Smith  and Miss Phillips, were read. Upon  ��������� motion,, it was' resolved, not - to accept/these, but to meet and investi  5 gate "the  trouble'and. thus antaoth  -the .friction - which  seems, to have  existed in'the internal organization  of "the  institution" 'for\some little,  time.-    ���������" - ~ . ';'   -.,<. ,v , ' . j -    -  ���������,    ���������'<:' ,. S.P.CA., -BtBETIWO. '   o ' "  .X-- J ������������������'��������� >, 4  On Friday evening last,  the society held ia^meeting in*sthe.'Cii.v.  l Hall, "Mr   South'-being -present,  having  arrived   the' preceding day/  from Vancouver: --Dr. Staples'took-  'the  chair.     There-was a'good attendance' and a^ew member' was  ?enrolled.' -Thefcohstitution'-ahd'iby-  law were adopted." >.' A -pleasant and"  instructive^evening was the result. ;  OfllOIi EXHIBITIOt. ff  RPECIAI^FRIZE-LIST. ,  ': "Many4 exhibits in tho'*.following  fir *" I J  list of special prizes require preparation- for the Comox, exhibition in  ' September.  : When "the other dona-  ' tions are 'to'.hand full notice wi]l be  men;s-  mmnievr '  ' ftnest',line ever ,  ' ', , shown1 in town.  . "FIT- ������ ,,*'.  -   GUARANTEED^  , .������ y;.     ���������  , ��������� .     ,.,   jjati.-- r \ >;*- '  MOpRE-&cq;  tt\  .'J I  A  I      *  y!  ^ i  is1  i/'i  -:!���������:���������������������������  ,*r -  LOST betweea.Ve'iidome Hotel and Butcher^  Sbop, W;Ut inat.,'a Lady's BRACELET,  i  -i ts  Mrs Horace Smith.  Collection 'ef fWild Flowers -by children  under 12 years, 1st, '$2 by,J'. J' R^ Miller;  2ad, ������l'by Wm. Matheyvson. '  .-"   '     "   '  Beat'display or Poultry, 1st, ������5 by Tht-s.  Caims; 2nd, S3 by Thoj. Turubull.  Be3t iiiifcr C<ilf raised-on Bkirn,milk, S5  by Byron Crawford. , - '  Best Collect od of Vegetables, ������2 in seeds  by Do       & HiiLitt.-r.      ,, ,  , t  Best Apple Pie, S6 trimmed hat by Ste-  veuaou & Co���������Farruera,wives and daughters  'Largest dozen Heu Eggs, $1 by Rev. T.  Meuzies.      ������������������ '  Best Display of Fruit, 510 and $5 for 1st  ana 2nd, by W'. H. Keary.  Best lib.'^ Home-made Caudy,   $1.50 by  R9v. T. Alenzios..   ,_-    ,        ���������  -_  .   Best Display of Flowers,   1 doz. tea roaes  by J. P. Davies. f.  ^B.-st Pumpkia ,Pie\ $1 by Rev. Meuzies^.  Best 2 Loaves of Bread made by bachelors,  - t,  SI 50 Rev. 1\ Aleiizies.'  Bust oOlbs." White Oats, ������5 by Brackuian  & Kerr.  Best Composition on any farm topic1 by a  boy under 15, silver medal by Managers  " Herald."  Best Couiposition on any farm topic by a  giri utider 15, silver medal by Managers,  "Herald."  Best Exhibit of Lady'ti Work, ������i work  basket by A. H.. Peacey.  Best Collection of Vegetables, 811 50 in  value, E. G-. Prior & Co.     <���������  Best Collection Bottled Fruit, box biscuits  value ������3.50 by R-. Smith & Co.  Best lib. pot or print Buttei, ������20 by VV.  W. B. Mclnnes, ML. P. P.  Bjat 101b. Crock Packed Butter, ������10 in  tea by Meddle & Co.  Best Durham Bull, S10 by Stanley Craig.  Best Jersey Cow, silver medal by Bank", of  Commerce, Nanaimo.. >  Best plate of Winter Apples, 1 doz 2 year  old fruit trees by Laritz, Grantham.  \ made'up'of^22 Spanish i^ real������;-r-Find������rt-  ."on returning same to " Newa^^V.voffio8rwiIl;  , j,be" re warded.    . ,-_- ._ ^   "      '   ' Y ;-- 1. T^. j  F.OUND, ^on ';Comox-Nahaiinp^ wagon    ,  roa'd,:ia Double-Barrelled Breech-load-  fng Shot Guni ���������'* Owner'can have.same-. ������y\  "-   bv 'pfjving ���������propeny  aiid  paying .for   J  this advertisement���������Marshall Lairi> - ���������  Union B.iy, Mayt6th, 1902.  $Y^I  S;    ���������      LOCALS^ -  '    *?  ,-' ,  ���������? Pi  H  1  Having ju.st concluded a very  successful business, we take plea-  pure in announcing to-the people of  Cumberland, and vicinity that we  will occupy our studio again on or  about May 25th to remain one week.  Remen-jber, no payment, in'advance  ���������the best guarantee you can get is  our ability to please you.���������-Paull's  Studio.  mmwi  Rev. Mr Wilkinson  is   away attending conference.  No ne���������w cases of diphtheria have  developed since , Mr Scavardo's  child, and it is hoped the evil ia  checked. The schools opened, again  Monday���������too soon by far. We had  hoped the Trustees would have re-,  alized this!        '    .  Young S.' Bennie was brought  home from No. r 4 slope Thursday  nignt suffering from having several'  ribs broken by being squeezed be-  tv\ een a coal box aud a post. He is  improving there not being any in-  ���������ternal injury.  Poor littlo Pete Scavardo died  suddenly Monday at noon. He had  been suffering from diphtheria, and  wa* supposed to be out of danger,  but some one of the many complications attendant on this dread  disease set in, and took the little  fellow off.  Monday at noon, tho church and  fire bells gave au alarm of fire.  This was seen to be in the house  occupied by. Mr F. Nunns, and although he wab close at hand, so  fierce was the blaze that it waaonly  with the greatest difficulty that he  managed' to save his camera and  one or two little trinkets. The hose  reel was soon to hand, and the  blaze quickly extinguished.' The  loss to Mr Nunns will be irreparable, as ���������-many valuable books, besides family treasures, were con  surged. -Tue fire is supposed _ to  have startod ' b.e; weeri the ceiling  and the roof, probably.'���������originating  froin some unknown defect in the  brick, and must have been smouldering for a little time before being  discovered, as the whole place was  quickly ablaze after this.  3'  ,Pr  | ���������- n  I-I  i ^  ���������r r  i    ?  ��������� ! .      Si     -  [        ?  I  - ?i  i  I  k -  ?  mam '..9V  %  i\  < i  A  J'-  ������������������' i/  /i  V!y  - i-  if rt  l i  ?  'I    -  Y f -  I.  Ijv:,  w  I *'  I*.  (  14''  W������  A Tale of the Cattle Thieves of Agua  CalJctite.  ^Copyright,   19G0   by  W.   LcC Beard.  ' 'What the foreman said was perfectly  true I fully realized that now^and at  once gave orders to round up the cattle.  The river had fallen considerably, and it  was decided that we sbculd move the  camp and gather the cattle at the nearest ford, 12 miles below. In this way it  -was just possible tliat, if the river'al:  lowed us, we might get across and away  ���������before tbere was an opportunity for  ���������trouble.  All of our men were at supper that  night, and all of them, with the exception,of Hollis, we're trustworthy. The  ���������others had been weeded out days before.'  As the hasty meal was finished the foreman stood up and made a little speech  ' to the men.    It was very short.  ''Boys, "he said. "I' reckon you all  ������������������knows what yen got ter do. New you  wanter saddle up an doit jus' as quick  ���������as you know how. There'll ,be trouble  ���������else at buth ends erthe line. Now's the  -time ter start. "  The boys saddled and. started.' In a  few .minutes, except for the Ballet  <3irl. who was hurriedly, striking camp,  ���������there was not a human,being in sight.  Driving the cpare horses ahead of, me,  J went directly to our new camping  place, gathering by the way what few  ���������cattle I could get. I was the first" to arrive at the ford. I built a fire to guide  the others to this point and sat down,  to keep it going until the cook could  come up and .relieve me.  Pew of   the cattle   bad   strayed far  JEollowed by a shouting cowboy or two,'  if we had not returned, to send a search  party. But I cculd not see that we were  in any danger.  "Danger?" responded' the foreman  obstinately. "Well, I reckon maybe 1  know some better, than you do. If you  ain!t back when I said, we'll all be a  search party. I'm boss when yon ain't  here. I'm a-gonter hoi' all the boys as  they come in an give/em a night's rest.  We c'n start work in the mornin one  ,way er another���������an hour after sun up.  Hoi' on a niinute. "  He ran to the wagon and took ont a'  7ifle. which he fastened to my saddle.  "Take this along   Maybe yon'11 want  ,it," he said, shoving a handful'of  cartridges into   my pocket.    "Here comes  Lee."  As he spoke the cowboy, freshly  mounted, came cantering up, and we  started off.  "You needn't'be afraid of ns hurtin  no innercent men, " the foreman called  after, us reassuringly. ".We wouldn't  ,do that." He waited tin'til we were  some distance away, and then, making  a speaking trumpet of his hands, he  bawled:.  "In���������Agria Caliente there���������ain't���������  no���������innercent���������rnenl"  Energy will do anything that, can  be done in this world; and ho talents,'no circumstances, no 'opportunities, will make a two-legged .animal  a  man ' "without  it.���������Goethe.  He that is ex'travaganta will soon,  become" 'poor, and poverty will'' enforce dependence, and^invite corruption.''���������Johnson.  Experience 'keeps a dear school; but  fools will learn in no other, and  scarce in that;'for it is,������true, we may'  give a'dvice, but we cannot give  conduct.���������Franklin. ,  If we could read the secret history  of our enemies, ,we should find in  each man's1 life, sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.���������  Longfellow.  " To do anything in the world  worth doing we must . not stand  back . shivering and thinking of the  cold and danger, but jump in, and  scramble through as well as we can.  ���������Sidney Smith.    '  )  Let it be our happiness this day to  add to the happiness of ' those  around us,  to  oemfort some sorrow,  to relieve some want, to add some  strength to our neighbor's virtue.���������  Channing.  To make no mistakes is not in the  power of any''man,' but from their  errors and mistakes the wise and  good learn wisdom for the future!���������  Plutarch.      , <,'  Our strength often increases-inrpr6-  portion to ther obstacles imposed upon it. It is thus 'wc enter upon the '  most perilous plans after having'had  the shame oi failing in more simple  ones.���������Hap in.      \>   .  b    V. la D k'.13     H  \&  "' I rcchon-you all knows what you got ter  .-d0-"  -   'small, bunches soon began   to come in  Theso bunches would, be united on the  river   bank, and   their   herders   would  gallop off  after-more.    Then'the cook  ,     -wagon drew  up at   the fire, which was  'utilised by the Ballet Girl for the manufacture and maintenance of a huge pot  -of  coffee, kept   for  the   benefit   of  all  ������������������comers.  Thero was no time to stop and  -eat.  The men   came and went   and   came  -again, all of  them, except  Spider   and  ' -Hollis.    I;bad not seen them since supper     I began  to get very uneasy about  'topuler and made   inquiries  a& lue li.eij  .���������came in    Cappy Lee. it seemed, was the  last   to  see them.    It was early in tiie  ���������evening.  Spider was spurring along directly 'in   Hollis' 'wake  and    both   of  '-them "heading  for  Agua Caliente.    It  '���������was long past   midnight when Lee   in-  :������oi'K!ed   me of   this.    Calling  the fore-  iinan, I   hurriedly told   him   about Spi-  >   -der's absence and in whose company ha  was  last   seen.    I aLo told   him that 1  "was very much   afraid that  something  ,had happened to the boy and that I intended to start out at once  in search of  biin.  "Ridin jealous er Hollis, Is'pose, like  Jbe   always   does."   said   the   foreman  .���������"Weil. 1   reckon you'd better go." he  '���������went   on,   afrer    thinking   a   moment  "Oughtn't ter go alone, though" ���������  "He won't go   alone, you   bet yon,'  'Lee interrupted.    ".Ins" wait till I saddle up   a   fresh   horse  an  get   my rifle  outer the wagon.   I won't be long."  "What about yer workV" asked tha  -.foreman reprovingly.  "Have ter get 'long without me the  best it kin. I reckon." responded Lee as  he walked away to make his preparations. The foreman made a quick stride  ufter him and then stopped.  "He hadn't no   business ter talk like  that, but 1 reckon he's right.. He ought  -ter go. an maybe I'd done the same, if 1  was him.   Look here.   Don't yon get in-  ,'ter no fights you c'n help.   If yon don't  come back by an   hour after sun up, er  if ther\s anything ben done terthatther  kid. I'll let tlie cattle   go. an   I'll   take  every one  er.the   boys���������I'll head   'em  -myself���������an I'll burn Agua  Caliente an  ������������������shoot every man ther is in the place. "  I laughed.  "You needn't ter laugh," cried the  foreman indignantly. "You know .1  don't talk 'less I mean it. If me an.the  boys can live ter do it. I'll do every  las' thing I said."  At first I had thought that be was  1 joking, but it was as he said. He meant  'every word. Of course I would not for  .a moment consent to such a plan as  'that he proposed, one that might involve the killing of men who had not  ���������done or intended us any barm. I gave  ���������the foreman orders to stop where he  vwas until the following noon, and then, I  *   CHAPTER  IV.,  EN" "WHICH THE CATTLE ARE STAMPEDED BY  LOBENA'S GANG.  I had not an idea as to Spider's probable whereabouts.    The'desert was  so  "very large and Spider so very minute a  ' speck upon its surface that it struck me  after, we had-star ted out that our quest  was  a "singularly   hopeless one.    Lee.  however, differed from me..  '    "I'don't rsee no, trouble in   knowin  where ter go. V he said.    "Pug  Hollis,  he'll1" be  prntty sure ter  strike to'rds  Agua Caliente, an   Spider'll sure be in  his-wake.    All we  got ter do is ter go'  ter  Agua .Caliente. too:   that's all.,   If  anything's ���������wrong an that 'kid's alive,  he'll   be makin some noise 'er other ter  let us  know.  '.He's  a star at makin a  noise. Spider is.  It's right in his line. "  ���������  By this time we were well away from  the camp, out of sight of the fire.    But  for  the   pole /star   that hung burning  brightly over   our   heads   I would  not  have had the faintest notion of   the direction in which we were   going.1   But  Lee, with the plainsman's unerring in  stinct,   loped   steadily   along owithout  ever raising his leyes.    Lee was   not   a  talkative person.'   The only sound that  broke the oppressive ' stillness was  the  dismal  yelp  of  a'   distant ^coyote,  the  smothered (pa'd' of   the "hoofs  of ,our  mounts  as. they'fell  on the soft'sand  and the regular click of the spur-chains  against. our   b.ea'vy - wooden   stirrups.  Only once did Lee speak.'    .<    .-  "Moon'scomin up.'.See? That's fine  C'n. tell what we're doin now." He  pointed to a silvery sheen on the dark  blue horizon, intofwhich a few minutes  later the full moon climbed, streaking  the rolling surface of the"1 desert with  bright light and blackest shadow and  silvering the stately forms of the tree  cactus that studded thetdesert thickly  A faint white line a rnile ahead marked  the course of a trail, toward which, by  tacit consent, we turned our hoises  Suddenly Lee held up his hand as a  eignal that I should listen. At first 1  could hear nothing. Then, sounding  taint in the distance, there came three  pops of a pistol. ������  "That's him���������somebody what wants  help, anyhow," called Lee. "Over be-  yon' the rise, thar, they are. We c'n see  from the top. Le's hustle���������quickl"  Putting'spurs to our horses, we soon  were climbing a long, stony ridge that  for miles divided the plain.' concealing,  one half from the'other.  Our horses stopped of their own accord as . they reached the top. At first  we could see nothing. Then n>y atten;  tion was attracted by a moving blot  near the edge of the black shadow  thrown by the ridge. As we looked the  blot passed out of the shadow and was  at once defined as a bunch of cattle  driven by three horsemen toward Agua  Caliente. Who these men were we  could not tell at that distance, but they  were'not of our force. <.nd one uf them,  fiom the peaked crown of bis hat. was  probably a Mexican. They were driving  the entile rapidly One of the men stopped, and. turning, looked intently in  the direction from which be had come.  One of his companions cyme back and  joined him. Then, after a moment, they  hoth wheeled and galloped back to the  herd, where the. third man seemed anxiously to await them. Evidently the  three, were uneasy about something.  "They think somebody is a-foilerin  em," said Lee softly in my ear. They  were not far from the truth if they did  think so. A horseman emerged from the  shadow, and the brilliant moonlight fell  on the diminutive' form and bright,  new chaps of Spider.  [CONTrNTTKO.]!  Ii* Yow UZave TJnese   SymptoiMs  Tom* Serves ' Are /Weak  and  Exhausted���������You   Can  Get"  " ' Well for STsSiag Br. Close's Serve Food.. , , ������  <aM������<u>^u  ���������*-������#** IMo������tCt������.  Nervous diseases-are little'understood.    They have long been enshrouded in more or'less mystery, by '-'the'  medical   profession.    Many who  are fast falling victims of nervous prostration,  paralysis    or, locomotor atax- '   r  ia think that they are merely, not very well,/-and will soon be around.again���������so (insidious is, the/approach , of-"v  nervous   diseases  and  nervous  collapse.       ' >       <    , ��������� < ''>'.< u        '-',       '  Study these symptoms. They are for your guidance.' You may not have them all, but if you have any  of t'hem ���������your nervous system is not up to the mark,, and o, little extra expenditure of nerve force,may bring  tho,5 dreadful  downfall.    ; '   ������ ' c' ��������� ' '    *" ' >,   ,<    "  Intolerance  of motion.v,noise .and   light;   twitching of���������thc muscles of ,the face and eyelids;  fatiguing sleep.-   ��������� 6  sudden  .s Ui Kings 'and, jerk (rigs' 'of the limbs:  dizziness and flashes of light before the'eyes; .irritability and rcst-  'lc5).sm.������-s m e\ery part of tlie  "ody/;   headache,  indigestion,  feelings  of weariness and'depression,    and'loss,  of  'intcicst   in the affairs  of life.     ,''' ' -   "   A * * ,'        ' ' ' '������������������.-���������  So long  as the daily'expenditure of nerve force is'greater than the dafily   income,'   .physical   bankruptcy   "is  certain   to  icsult soo'Vicr*" or later.," Nerve force must be increased,'and this can  best bo accomplished    by 'the'.,'  0usc  of   Or    Chase's  Xerve Food,   because  it contains  in concentrated, form' the   very   elements   of   nature which,  go   dii;cctly   to   lorni nervous  energy.    Nervous diseases do not right t'homscl von..    They'come  on gradually  as;  '  'aerve force becomes  exhausted, "arid   can  only be cured ,when^the nerve, force  is  ro&tored.  No   treatment  for,'nervous ..disease's has  ever  received  such  universal ,eudorsement by both--.physieia.ns  and^ ,,  people   ns  has   Dr    Chase's1'Xerve .Food. ' <' -' '        <   , *'J  ,'\In the press, of Ca'fadaVyou'\vili_nnd  hundreds  of earnest letters ��������� toll in g   of   the   wonderful   benefits   derived  ���������from   Dr.   Chase'.*  Ner\|c  Food.'' 50c   a box". 4G boxes-for $2.50. at all dealers'or  Edmanson'/  Bates   &' Co/,  n-o^l^--  roiito. ''"','' ������ '  ��������� < ' ' '    '     ' "       ' - ''���������'.''       ''   ���������',       ,,,   '  O  Failure is, in a sense,' the. highway'" to success, inasmuch >as every  discovery of what is "false leads us  to seek earnestly'"after "what is'true,  and ever j- fresh experiencc'-points lout'  some _ form' of error which we shall  afterward^ carefully' avoid.���������Keats.  A  MOTHER'S  ADVICE.  She Tells  IEow Little .Ones  Can J'J3e  *r i  -  Kept Well; Contented  ���������   ' and Happy.  TOOK',THE  BAIT. "V  When baby 'is cross and irritable  you may rest assured he is, not well,  even if you are unable to seo any  -symptoms of his illness other than  fretiulness. It' is-not natural-foi". a  baby to1 be cross ;ahd he is not so  without .reason " He -has ��������� fno other  way of, telling his troubles than by  crossness, aiid crying. - When baby is  cross-give him1 Baby's^ Own Tablets,  and they will soon/maice him;good-'  natured and*, happy, because they  will cool his' hot little mouth', case  his sour little stomach and help his  obstinate .little teeth, through painlessly.. These tablets are .ust what  every mother'needs for her little  ones���������and for her older children ,too '  Mrs. Clarence McKay, Koseway, N.  S , says : "1 find Baby's Own Tablets the besf medicine 1 have' ever  used for my little ,ones. When my  baby was four months old he was  very much troubled with indigestion.  He would vomit his iood as soon as  he took it. no. matter what I gave  him and he seemed to be always hungry and kept thin and delicate. He  also sufTercd frpm constipation. After giving him the Tablets a few  days the vomiting ��������� ceased and his  bowels became regular, and 1 must  say that since I began the use of the  Tablets T have had less trouble with  this baby, than I had with,, any of  the rest of my children." Every  mother should keep Baby's Own  Tablets in the house at all times���������  there is no telling wheiiv an emergency may arise.  These Tablets are a certain cure  for. ail the minor ailments of little  ones, such as constipation, indigestion, colic, diarrhoea, sour stomach,  and simple fever. They break up  colds, prevent croup, and allay tho  irritation accompanving the cutting  of teeth They are sold under a  guuranloo to contain no opiate or  other harmful drug, and dissolved in  wafer 11103' ^c given with absolute  safety to the youngest infant. Sold  by all druggists at 25 cents a box,  or sent post paid on receipt ol price  by addressing the Dr. Williams Medicine  Co.,   Brockville.   Ont.  "Win  Have  Her Rig-Iita.  For the moment the woman idiot is  much depressed.  ���������"Convention," she bitterly exclaims,  "will not permit one of my sex to blow-  down the.muzzle of a shotgun. What  n 111 1 to do?"  ���������  But presently a. happy thought  strikes her. ,���������'.<'.,  "I shall study up the difference between toadstools and mushrooms!"'she  cries triumphantly.  . In point of fact, a woman idiot  stands on practically equal footing with  a man idiot as regards moans of self  destruction.  We are all sculptors and oainl.ers.  and our material is our flesh unci  blood and bones., Any nobleness be-  gins. at once, to refine a m.n<'o features, any meanness; or *-\Hisii;;lity to  imbrute   them.-Thoreau.  Thousands Lifeo Her. ' Tcna McLood, Severn Bridge, writes:.- " I owe a debt of grautu..c  'to'Dn. Thomas' Eckeotkio Oil for earing mo  of a severe cold that troubled mo nearly all las;  winter." In order to give a quietus to a hacking cough, tako a dose of Dr. Thomas' Eot.ec-  timC On. thrice a day, or oftener if the cough  spells render it necessary. .  Our, .lives make a moral tradition  for our individual solve, as the life,  of mankind at large makes a moral,  tradition for the race;and to have  once acted greatly seems a reason  why' we should always be noble.-  Georgc Eliot.  Old   Man   Bet   Him   $20'   That   John  Would Be There.*'       ,    v  "I used to think' I was some pumpkins," said ,the drummer as he lighted '  his cigar in the office of a Detroit hotel  the other evening, ."but I hadn't been  rubbing against the world oyer u year.  J before-I was saying' nothing'and sawing wood as bard as I could. ' About  the first game J ran across was'in Chi-'  cago.s<. An old chap- from  the .turnip  fields," with a face~'as innocent  as a  baby's,' came'up to-me on the street-  and wanted to .know ,-if I knew a fel-,  low named'John Siuith.     _    ' <  " 'You've been confidenced!' I said as  I looked at-a bank check in his. hand'.  v" "'I guess not,' he-replied, though-ne_'  -looked rather scared." 'I lent-a- feller  Sip, and he gave me this check for  $20 to hold till he got back. .You see  it's signed "John Smith" all right, and  that was his name.' No, I don't think  he's come any game on me. He looked like a decent feller.'  "It was 'so refreshing," said the  drummer, "that-I leaned up against a  lamppost and laughed till my sides  were sore. I told the old man that his  check was not'worth tlie paper it was  written on and that he ought to have  known better and all that, and he  finally grew quite indignant and said:  '\'l don't believe he was any such  chap. He said he'd be back at 4  o'clock, and I'll bet he'll como. I'm an  old hayseed, but I know, a good man  from a bad one.'  "'You'll never see him-again, and  you'd better look out or somebody will  get your boots.'  "'But I'm sure he'll'come.- I've got  $20 here as says he will.'  "I didn't want lo add insult to iu-  jury. but the old chap was so sure and  saucy about it that I put up my twenty to. teach him a moral lesson. A policeman wras stakeholder, and we had  onj-F five minutes to wait.    Then John  A man that hath' 'no ,virtue in himself over envieth in others;''for inch's  minds 'wall cither < feed", upon v their  own good, or upon others' evil; "arid  wlioso' is .out^of hope to ������ attain to.-  another's virtue, will seek ,to' come  at.-" even ' hand" py{ depressing - another's  fortune.���������Baconf"   ,' ' " '���������    -'''���������������',  THEY "  ��������� A  l*x������������������ - i.-Jt Y1  ���������'   2W    .-���������'  1 *(  ir$ -' V*������*.>WftV"U4 WJ-fttf" *  U0ERSIW  V*  STIJTJL,  MANY - rEOPLE . STUTJL,   ENQUIRING     ABOUT.  JOSEPH  r" '" BROWN'S CASE'.'     '-  Dodd's Kidney Pills     Arc  edged'to  bo  a    Wonder  . - ,t Medicine*���������Many     Other,  Acknowl-*'  , Working' ,1  ,   Mir act  ion's .Cures Brought to. Light.  I  1 Oshawa, Out!., * March 10.���������(Special)���������One effect of the publication far  and wide through -the press of'.the  miraculous cure of a case of Paralysis here^ in Oshawa- has been to  bring to the surface a great many  similarly wonderful and well authenticated cures by'the same remedy���������  Dodd's Kidney Pills. r ,        . ' '  . Mr. .Brown, whose case has caused  all ,tho sensation, is a modest,' unassuming mechanic ,employed in the  Oshawa Malleable Iron Works. Since  the publication of the'facts of -His  case and its cure he has been '" overwhelmed with letters of inquiry from  all over the country, "and to each/of  answers simply : -, ��������� ,  "Y.es, Dodd's Kidney Pills , cured  me after all the doctors and hospital specialists had given me up..' I  couldn't' vralk and had 'to be fod like  a baby for four months, but the pills  soon fixed .. me up, and l'have been  all right ever since." '   ���������  Pie has-lalso been in receipt .of rfot  a few'letters from others who, too,  have found' Dodd's Kidney Pills a  life-saving remedy when all else had  failed.  Several of these, encouraged by Mr.  Brown's    example,   have   written   to  Sro'-th  showed  up.  repaid  the $10 and ! the papers reporting their cases, tnid  < 1  took back his check, and of co;:rs-j I  lost my $20 and was humiliated into  the duat besides. The old hayseed  -called the turn on me by advising me  not to go far from my hotel and to  leavs isy watch in my room, and 1 was  full of grief for three days. Then, on  a corner a mile away, I caught him  play'ng 1he same trick and understood  that it was a put up job."  "And that assuaged your grief," was  suggested.     ;','���������'  "Well, perhaps. At least it made me  realize that I was the biggest ass in  the United States."���������Detroit Free Press,  ���������;-Tlie:Three F's.. '..  . A correspondent writingifrom Sauga-  tuck, Conn., says that in that town  were born, and lived until quite recently, three brothers, triplets, who.all lived to be about seventy-five years old.  They were named Frederick, Franklin  in   their  all     aie     very1"  ontiuisiastic  praises of the medicine.  But our explanation of all these  cn.s<>s has been offered and it seems  to make them easily understandable  ���������Tho Kidneys arc Nature's blood  fillers. If the kidneys are healthy  all diseaees will be extracted and expelled. Dodd's Kidney Pills cure the  Kidneys, and thus enable them to  throw off sickness .and to protect the  body from any and every assault of  disease. ���������    '''��������������������������� '���������:.'���������'.' ' /  W  ���������;������������������ Why art thou troubled when  things-succeed . not ��������� as- thou wouldst;  or'������������������desirest; for who is he that hath,  all things according- to his ..mind.'  Neither I-nor thou, nor any man upon  the  earth.���������Thomas   a Kempis.  ,    In his Vegetable Pills, Dr. Parmoleo has given  fco the world the friiits of long, scientific ro-  ���������Thero is a difference of opinion on. most eu -  Sects." but there is only one ppiniou as tathe  reliability of Mother Graves' \V orm Extermin-  ator.   It is safe, sure and effectual.  Blessed is the man who can repeat  the ten commandments after suddenly coming in contact with an icy  sidewalk. -  ���������     '  search, in tho. wholo realm, of medical science,  combined with ��������������������������� new and .-valuablo discoveries  never before known to man. For delicato and  and Francis Shei'WOOd and were known debilitated constitutions, Parmelee's Piils act  as the three F'S.   They looked SO much    like." charm.   Taken in small doses, the effect  alike that they were often taken the  one for the other. All followed the sea  and were for a long time masters of  vessels.  AsS for linaifs ant .late no' other.  The.'man., who knows nothing and  wants to find out everything is almost as great a bore as the "man  who thinks he knows everything and  insists upon telling it. .  is both a tonic and a stimulant, mildly exciting:  the secretions of the .body, ��������� giving tono'aau  vigor.  ��������� A man   always  ridicules  his   besetting   sin wh?n he sees it in another -  man.  Aro you a sufferer with corns? ��������� If. you arc  fret a bottle of Hollow ay's CorU'Cure- It has  uovcr been known to fail-  The sooner a man shuffles off this  mortal coil the sooner his good  qualities will be recognized. .. 1  II  ���������!������rsV������-W-'-'ffi-'g'f,y-*f"*-'-Ti*'-a*-*������j-" *^J-^"-i^MW'������*mf-'<������^Jfn   ^-ATS.-;*-   -������!r  2fT  "*?  \.  SHE  CARVES TOMBSTONES.  Young; Canadian Wlto Is at theHe������d  of 'Her  Profession.'  'Miss Alice Rigg vof Windsor, Canada;  , has proved that there is no limit to woman's possibilities in the money(making  / world.    She opened., up a new profession,  and a profitable. one, for her sisters by  ��������� tacking out her shingle as an engraver  - of tombstones?- ' '   '  - ��������� < /  ������Miss Rigg had a hard fighVlfo win her  way into the business world up in conservative ,'Canada.  and  she had another  , tough struggle- to ,keep  her .place when  ���������once she did gain a foothold among the"  breadwinners.' '��������� . "��������� >    ,  '    oHer indomitable  pluck  and   perseverance, however, brought her success, and  'she has established a large and flourish-*  ��������� ing  business  and ;,is  now acknowledged,  the most successful carver on marble in  >,thertcity; of Windsor.  For many years, ever since J she, left  off short' skirts and* pinafores, in fact,  she has been interested in the work  which   is   her  father's   profession,   and.  "tilential hospitals. Vnp������n the gory field of  battle" or upon the noisome hospital  ships, there they were "as constant as  the northeru star" in the noble work of  * alleviating   suffering.���������'Woman's   Home  Companion.  i Unpleasant  Table Talk.  If there is ever ii time one should particularly  avoid   unpleasant  conversation,  it  is at  table.     It. has been  said  that  a  merrv heart aids digestjon. and certainly  ill   timed,  remarks   and   gossip   are. not  conducive  to   a   state   of  content.     Th<*  hostess,  therefore,, who has  the: tact to  keep   the   conversation   at   dinner   in   a  happy   channel  or-rthe   woman  who, can  e'lide the table talk at home in a cheery  channel is a missionary of more impon  than she often realizes.  .,   An excellent''example of this thought  is given in the story of a young matron  around   whose  table  some distinguished  men and women were gathered and who  -,was startled   by   the  loud statement of  her guest of honor that he had spent the  day in the courtropm where a scandalous  divorce   case  involving  the  honor   of  a  well   known man  aud   a  hitherto  much  loved woman cvas then being tried.    The  hostess,  with all  the courteous entreaty  'of a voice too pleading'to be offensive, in-,  terrupted: r"    -  "Forgive me,,general,' but it is sorrowful enough to know it is going on. Please  do not talk of it."    '  ��������� Although"' fobbed of his proposed position of reporter, the general, with a new  deference in his manner, said, "I bog  your pardon; 'I forgot that yon might  not be interested," ,and himself led the  conversation in'a different direction.  "My ' hostess achieved 'something for  herself," he said in telling,the story aft-'  crward, "something for her fellow worn-/  en'and much for the young nici/about  her by plainly and definitely showing hor  deserved displeasure."���������Exchange.'  TEA/GOWNS.  Beautiful Adaptations From. Historical Models.  Tea gowns have become very important. There is 'not a fashionable woman who does not possess one or more  of these artistic creations.' Any model  is permissible provided that it outlines  the figure and gives no hint of being a  ' wrapper.' Historicahrnodels are largely  followed, principally those of the empire period. Many vratteau models are  also used and models which belong to  no period at all, but combine the best  points of each./ The finest handwork is  seen upon-these tea-gowns,, and hand  painted 'medallions, of chiffon or lace  are not infrequent.  A* pretty, model is shown in today's  cut. The material is pa'e green peau  de soie, with a'full, 'soft front of ehlf  MISS ALICE KIGQ.  with the end in view of some day assist-,  ing him in his.work or starting in.busi-  ��������� ness for herself, she studied.art. - ��������� -  She now carves'beautiful designs'and  - "artistic letters on marble and" enjoys the'  ���������' work as well as, the'honor* which conies'  to a full fledged tombstone engraver.,,  The, work of. a   "monument .artist" is^  ^,, not so simpje as the uninitiated think.  ,  "<���������. ' - Intakes a true eye, a, firm wrist, \well  '���������-. developed ��������� muscle1 and' ,thef talent  of.a"  .r sculptor to  wield  the-mallet 'and. chisel  successfully.    Miss-Rigg.is bo ordinary  carver, of marble.    Her designs are origi-  \ nal  and   beautiful  and .bespeak thought.  and j,knowledge.' .-   >    '    ���������  *" '    *��������� ',  i-' - She has" alone filled many "large.orders'  and'earved - elaborate   designs   on   huge  . 'monuments of marble and  granite, and  she also draws designs for other carvers  in and out of. town.  ���������  I*Y  f)  What  She  Wants/  To have him consider her. a being of  almost supernatural fascination.  Her plainest, most carelessly put together gowns to seem like "dreams from  Worth" because she wears them.  To have him think ^she combines all  the virtues'of>his mother, a Penelope and  a Dorcas and that her faults, if he discovers' any, are. only those which render  her piquant and altogether adorable.  To   have   him   morally   sure   that, she  could never by'any possibility lapse into  the sins of omission and commission that  .are frequent in his brother's wife.  To fancy she is wholly dependent on  .him.        ��������� ,  To have him tell'her that woman's  Intuition is greater than. man's forethought.  To be told how sensible she is and yet  to bo,treated like a baby.  To be permitted at intervals to behave  like an enfant terrible.  v. To -have him regard her fits of temper  - as   nerves   and   he.r   willfulness  as   high  spirits.        -   '    -  To be allowed .to forget the truth that  even beauty needs looking after and  that plain faces may be made quite attractive if care is taken in selecting becoming hats and dressing the hair aiid  neclv properly.  To be sure of his strength .and superiority that in every crisis she ^can take  her troubles and-perplexities to him without a question iu her own mind that his  decision will.be tiie right one.  To love him so much that she will never keep a secret from him aud that she  will always be able to look up to him.'  Finally to have him come back from  the best hotels in the country and tell her  that   her table out ranks them all.  Hern ides   of   tJae   Civil   War.  / No page in the' history of the world's  . wars is so brilliant as that illuminated  by .the noble women who participated in  our sanguinary civil war. The historian  of other wars can point to affecting  though isolated cases of high courage and  deep devotion, but ho annals are so rich  as ours in those'deliberate acts of unquestioning self sacrifice which at once  ennoble our estimate of human nature  and increase the homage we pay to the  virtues of woman. Their glory should.'be  as everlasting as the "rock ribbed and  ancient hills," love and veneration for  their daring deeds of valor and tenderness ''as perennial as the. ceaseless flow  of. ocean.".' Amid appalling scenes of  devastation and death, "where dangers  bristling lurked," they penetrated in the  dark hours of need and came as ministering angels to the sick, the wounded and  the dying without a question and without a thought of self. Nothing could dim  their dauntless devotion, nothing could  deter them from this mission of mercy,  and from Bull Run to Appomattox, wher  -'-       t,      ,IiOvei That- Lasts.  -v- The happily married '"woman who has  just celebrated- her silver wedding' anniversary was talking, to the .just .engaged  '-���������:..]. . ,     v'   >  "Don't expect him to love yon as no  woman was ever loved before;'/The methods of loving are very, much alike the  world over and just about the same today  -as they wore a" hundred,years ago. A wo-,  man should'consider herself fortunate if  she wins a tender, devoted and loyal love.  Another mistake girls sometimes make is  in expecting their lover to be' a combination of "the .Greek ' gods, knights of the  days of' chivalry and great statesmen  rolled into one. -Then when.they get'married they are-disappointed. , If he loves  you and is a gentleman���������I mean in every  sense of the word���������that is sufficient. It is,  very,pretty to picture him thinking.of you  every minute he is' not in your society,  but he is hot.. Be glad af-he-is working  away with every now and then a loving  .thought for the woman'at home."���������Philadelphia Times. ,   > ' '     '���������    '  ��������� Y- Diet  For "InvaJIds.  -   A strengthening liquid which an invalid soon learns to dread, but which is often prescribed by the physician, is���������a raw  beaten * egg   mixed   with   milk   or1-wine.  Only those'who have'had this included in  the daily diet for'a time'can realize how  quickly ,it  becomes  distasteful,   and  numerous  devices   must   be  resorted .to  to  make   the   raw   egg   palatable.     For   a  'change from the raw milk and wine prepare a cup of hot coffee, with cream or'  sugar or as it is best liked by the invalid.  Have an egg previously beaten very light  and  gradually .stir  it  into  the  prepared  coffee, standing the cup holding the coffee  in a pan of hot water to keep it very hot.  This makes 'a pleasant change, as it is  very palatable as well as strengthening,  and if beaten into the hot coffee the taste  of the egg will not be noticeable���������in fact,  it will have much the effect of rich whipped   cream   added   to   the   coffee.���������Exchange.  " .Courting .Widow Fashion.  An Irish sheriff had a writ to serve on  a young widow, and on coming into her  presence said, "Madam, I have an attachment for you."  "My, dear sir," sho ' said blushing,  "your attachment is reciprocated."  "You don't understand ��������� me. You must  proceed to court," said-'the sheriff.  "Well, I know 'tis leap year, but I prefer to let you. do the courting yourself.  Men are much better at- that than women." ' ���������-      '  "Mrs. P., this ��������� is no time for fooling.  The justice is waiting."  - "The justice waiting! Well, I suppose  I- must go. but the thing is so sudden,  and, besides, I'd prefer a priest to do it."  -Pilot.  Kow to O-vcrcomcPear of Darlrocsn.  Ask yourself if it' is a tangible danger  you fear or if it is simply night itself.  Sleep in either case with, a low shaded  light in your room. Satisfy your mind  that you have no reason to be afraid by  that investigation of closets and the limbo under the bed at which the brave are  iucIiiHcl to laugh. Exert your will to conquer this bonda'ge and also say your  prayers and take ��������� comfort in knowing  that God hears you. -The darkness and  (lie light are both alike to him.���������Margaret  E. .Sangster in Ladies' Home Journal. Y  made of crepe de chine, the skirt should  have a tucked( upper and a flounce ornamented with insertion or velvet rib-,  bon. A charming model is one .where  the flounce is laid in graduated folds  stitched invisibly. Wirk such a two  piece costume the belt should invaria  bly match the, waist -' -  The pretty evening waist here shown  is of accordion plaited white chiffon. It  has a bolero' of white mousseiine dc  soie figured in black and silver. .This  bolero rises ,in a point both back and  front showing:the accordion plaited ua-  dcrbiouse. lA bow-of panne, ribbon is'  carelessly, fastened across the front ,o������  the decolletage.       J Junto Cuojlj.et.  For cleaning "household brushes make  li'-solution of soda by 'dissolving a pound,  i'n a quart of, water. Stir over the fin-  until dissolved/then'bottle'.for use.' Add  one tablespoouful to a quat\ of water  Wash the brushes in this, using also a  little soap for, the soft hair ones; ' Rinse  in clean cold water and dry iu the open  .air. "  CLOUD GAPPED TOWERS..  A man-'likes a neat woman and ad '  mires a stylish one. He always knows,  but' ean never describe, what he likes iu  (.he "matter of feminine atti.n1/ ami it i.tt  U)V the woman who listens.to his, comments on her, sifters to discover kk<  tastes. ��������� - > .   ,    '-  ���������The nan in cloth may bertraised by tub"  ��������� king with a prickly . thistle ,tlit- places  thai -are worn tlneadbare.'- Tlie cloth  slio'.'.hl'first be soaked- iiv cold , water Co:'  hall'-an hour, then' put 'on -a board 'and  rubbed..      ', ,  >,  Mrs.'.,Marion Lohghio./'wife of the gov-  eruor,of Mississippi, "was *foi''yo;u-'- en;  ployed -in the auditor's ollic." at JhVIimhj  ���������and  snuportod  her mother's  family  and  herself/".          *���������/''. '"   -       "���������*-   '  ���������o  ��������� .      '/-��������������� :������������������ ,  The'*Kngiish fashion of baking pump  fckr'r.s  well  as-mince  p'os^in- individual  ������������������shells  i-s  preferred  by. many r to a  large!  iji.������ whkh h:i>* to be cut iu segment**.  ���������     TEATJ X>3S SOIE TEA GOWN. *      ,  ton of /the same.shade.1' It is made with  tight*fitting sides and a graceful wat-  'teau,plait in *the������back. - Wide bands of  yellow insertion ornament the entire  gown and are disposed so as to give the  best effect to a tall figure. The short  waist Is in a bolero effect, composed  of tucks and bauds of the insertion. A  novel feature is formed by' the two  knots of narrow black velvet having  long streamers of the velvet. The neck  Is cut V shape both back"'and front.  The sleeves are elbow length, ornamented with three bands of lace and a  ruffle of chiffon. Judic CnotLET.  WHITE FOR EVENING WEAR.  it  la   tlie   Height   of   Fashion   This  Winter.  One ofi the latest materials for evening coats is white corduroy. -A recent  model was built very simply and loosely.' For sole ornamentation it bad a  great collar of lace edged with bands  of dark fur. The whole effect was  charming and a great relief to the over-  trimmed , creations of brocade which  we have seen so much of this season.  White cloth is being much, worn this  winter, and .there are few costumes  more chic than <one of this material  trimmed with' sable or, black velvet.  White frieze frocks are charming for  young girls.  A white crepe de chine or broadcloth  ctirt is almost  indispensable to wear  Cop���������Here! - Move along! - ���������'  Weary���������I a'm movin'.   This-is as fast  as I ever walks.��������� Vew York Journal.  Clara's   Isnorancp, , >  Clara���������But wero the places described  in Tom's book at all like the real  places, and did ,the men/and women  act aud.talk like real women?  Edith���������Mercy, "no! The book is dis  tinctly original. That is the charm of  it, you know.  How thf Splenii <Ji I'anorauiu of the Kockies-  Unfoldn  lJb Spi-ctrtOtilar  \W Q ielS     '  to tho Traveler. '  You rare introduced  to the     inouiw  tains gradually,  as you are able    to  bear  it,   writes  Jicrjiard"Mcldvoy    in  The Toronto Mail. .Not with    a    too-  precipitate haste does  the   " raihoacl  usher  you 'into  tl?e presence  thairuer  of  those king-like  majesties.   V<e  had.  been looking  at  Lhijm from afar,,    afc  Calgary,     Jor      days,' and  h.id' been-  awed,,by their culm and rejal _no 'il-  ity-.    True, they were miles and railcs  away,   a more  dream,   .sometimes, -of  snow-capped  peaks' and  purple  shadows.    Not less were, they the one august tiling in ihe surroundings 'yf the,,  new and thriving western to v. u.   Anu.  now we had boarded'the "limited'' in.{  the hot evening sunshine, aurl snould  not leave it again till, we* had      i e iv  taken  rii.ht  into   the  he,irt 'of    ^tho;  i-LO.ckies.    ' At  first     our   way;    -lay"  through      the   , rounded   "fooc-h'.lls"  that circumfcrcntiatc'Calgary,'',   and'  ever nearer   us  was   the   busy-tr.ll.ing:  Bow Kivei-j, that, was to  li'e our companion  till  wc goif to Hand', ana    after. Now the Boy/ltiver hasjt'4' origin ,in the. mountains and  is feci     by  their   everlasting   snows '.and   myriad  trickling  :itrcams.   Fancy'" tram-form-,  ed its voiies into thocc of a crowded  procession of pilgrims returning rromT,.  tlie.    wondrous    region;   and  talking^  about what they, had seen.,    .'There1  were ,thc voices of old'and yqimg,  of \  gentle and simple, the prophetic and J  the. prosaic,  the, roar-of  the/: undistinguished     voices of(; the multitude/  TJuf.all      were'in accoid as������to   /.the-  greatness of the mountains. IJcaught  that, of an old man. who was;,senten-  .tiously.quoting scripture,  as-thc'on.y '  thing ,th'at could tproporly express -his-'  feelings on the occasion;^ while near ������  him     marched one who was ,by     no.'  means  scriptural -in 'liis   objurgatory  "remarks on 'the 'gencral^etTect1 of 'the<  Rockies  upon his,feelings.    'Still  an-,  other'said,  -   "You ��������� bet your bottom;  dollar they're great/'   ,An Imperial-/  ist,' with a very emphatic tone of- ut-'  Lcrance, 'said* that '"nothing, but/-the  British .Empire.could -have' pro'duced,-  ,such 'mountains/' and the ever' pres-'1  cut  witling, said' they, Jiad made him' j  feel  "decidedly ro'cky/';,and 'called'for ,  a^B. and W.   Then'a bold pro'motory"  came between us and the river;   and-  I could bear the voices no    -longer.-'  But soon aftcrward's, that ���������-procession-  wound    about and     in and,out  much  'n  -   'ft:  ')'f  / tfs  ��������� til  ii * i  w> I  ���������.."  H  ������  V  '���������Hi  - re.  ���������- ������  V r  Ml  * -;*  -./i,  Worth Trying.  B r o w n ��������� A  man should  speak to bis  wife as he does  to his horse.  Green ��������� How  is that?  Brown���������Gently, but masterfully. ��������� Chicago News.  Jnst1' Walttns.  We Live Too Fast.  One of the sad features of our hurrying American life is the ebb tide of interest in little things which pomes lo  many of us. We live too fast and forget  that wc have lived. It is well enough to  put away 'childish things, but it becomes  a dangerous symptom of decay when we  get out of sympathy with childish thinking. In this sense a too great regard for  one's own dignity may also be a sign of  premature old age.���������Congregationalism  A  Baby's   PiIIotv.  A pretty pillow for the baby is made  by embroidering in white linen or silk  floss a crescent moon near the top and  under it, in graceful letters, the following verse:  When  the little young- moon shines out in  the  sky.  By, dearest baby, by, oh, by!  Below this are embroidered some pop-  ever suffering was found, whether in Des- I vies just nodding, as if going to sleep.  P:tp������. Reversed  "Mamma,  where do eggs  come from?"  "Chickens;  my dear."  "Well.- that's  funny. Papa  says thatchick-  ens come from  "Ah, my .son. I'm  glad to see that you  at least are not smoking!"  "No. sir; it ain't my  turn yet."���������New York  Journal.  Ojj  TiM'ir  KrlriRl  T<;nr.  She���������[low   r:uich  do you  love me.  <!:ir  ii!!'.:?  fie���������A jrood deal, fii-ar. Our e.vf>ci:-c~  .ire $10 a day-at this hotel. ��������� Di-troii !*Yi <���������  I'ress.  ounu    aoout and     in and, out      sot  uch ' that ,; we heard",it'again and'/ '; S,,  again  at   intervals*.like, the   '/Choi*lis  of 500-voices"  coming 'in' en /masse,"/,   _,-;  at an oratorio. ";"They, are!."    ith'ey'    <r/���������  shouted;   "They ', arc! "/Which/under"^';/,  the circumstances-and  at the ^ihom-'1"/ "-���������  cnt,' seemed' very   satisfactory;',.'   al-1,   / .-  though ,of the ^nature of, a/dream/Xt^'    '    "',  may ,be" that' it is' the property/- aiicT-. ,   ~/-  attrib'ute "of./all great things "in   '.na-1  ture to seem.like a dream,    \v,hether/  the vastness of-mountains   , or  ^tho'-    '  widespread      wonder of'the      tos.siirr' ,/" '  sea, or tho color of a purple     moor- /  land at sunset when  the  orb, of day-    <>  .grows 'crimson aud hides in the foli-    ,  '  age of a few lonely ..trees.     So"   now,  it seemed,like a dream when the grey" , '"  and rugged top of one of the   noun-  tains  rose in itsc(distant height  and  serenely^ above  the rounded green  of        ''  the foot-hills; and when a few   moments   afterwards   we  came   round      a  curve  and saw the (G-i oat Ones      for.,,  the first time in all   their grandeur, '  from      purplo base to  snow-sr,leaked  summit, and, stretching up to   them,-  the' fringing     growth of silent      and      y  dark-colored   pines.     By   this,    timo  the brilliant sunlight which had   accompanied   us  and   burnished      every , ���������   '   ,  blade   of grass,   and llower   and  leaf  of  the  landscape,  and  in  which'    insects  bad slowly ��������� fluttered  and gamboled,   was  dying down,     as  we went       *  along,   the rocky heights  were painted in divine purples and greys, sometimes s   appearing     as undelined pur- "  plish-grey backgrounds for multitudinous pines, and again, for the mom-    *  '  ent.  .sharply  defined in every featuie  of their rocky complexify by the rays  of the sinking sun.    From now '   onwards,,   for fifty .miles'wc had a series  of the most inspiring pictures.  VjV Sy.I  -   K  Yl  tf  nei":te:J.  Airs; . Wiggles���������What   is   a  Phi.M'wiae.  .bisbua?    ���������                              -  Mr    Wiyrrle^���������Oh.   anyhi'dy  that   you  c:i:i';   'agree'  iyit!i.J- Sr'.::icrvi!ie  -.liv.trr.al;.  with the light silk and chiffon waipts  which   are  so  smart  this   winter.    If  ���������     ',Vit?v<!!<'   St:������;;������,   Ai'i'ci! { b(l.  "P'n yoii t!ii:.>!," ihe shii-t waist r.ian will  *</;���������:;!���������   i-.it v,.r y-V"    '��������� '.''.  ' ���������  , "He  ������'i!/  i<"'.!:e'- !]<>;���������<.��������� ro'stay!'.'���������Cii.'V'a-'  ... ; i- ,;,,   r .   ., >��������� ..  ������aiu������   i ttl,u   *--1-,- ���������* *.-  XVaa  Idle. /  "Are you working���������have you any engagement now?" asked the elastic skin  man of the living skeleton. <  , "No," replied the other freak; "I am  what is known as 'an idle curiosity.'"'  ���������Youth's Companion. /  Ambition.  She���������Wbat is your dearest wish, Mr.  Koodlekins?  ' He���������Ah, let me see? Oh, yes! I  wish my man could evah leahn to lay  out the twousfihs I want to wear in  the maiming without my being bothehd  by having to choose fwom fob oh five  paihs.    It's so exitwspehwating!  n^uutifs of ."VIt. Assiiiiboiiii-.  'Jhc beauties of Mt. Assiniboino  are best seen from the north or  west. From these view points tho  pinnacle -rises in an almost perfect  pyramid that appeals strongly to  the lovers of perfection in the grandeurs of nature. From the north, at a  distance of a mile or more from the  base, this pyramid peak lool-.o  .smooth enough to have been. chiseled out of the solid granite of  ���������which it is constructed. But both  the east and the south sides present  many attractions to the mountain  lover. Y The regular'-''pjTamid of tho  peak 'is lost sight of from these  point.'?, and especially the south sido  of , the mountain, which but few  White men have ever seen, is an a I-  most perpendicular wall rising'to a  height  of   thousands  of  feet. Thi3  side of the mountain does not present the beautiful sculptured effect  of either the north or west sides, but  it presents in its-massive rugged  walls something that is even inoro  impressive  than  sculptured   walls.-  ���������At tlie   Pni-iiiiK"   of   (lie   Ways.  "Do you take this man to be your  wedded husband?" asked the justice of  the peace.  /'I don't know whether to do it or,not.  squire," said the young woman, wiping  her eyes. "He's got the money from  tne to pay for the license. I don't like  to marry a man of that kind, and yet L  bate to see the two dollars wasted."���������  Chicago Tribune.  H  't* ,���������**4ta������*-**Muu*i<it*iira=,*j������������*k-  van-it iwrf-rt1-"''������������������,������1*-*1 ��������� "* "'-a*' r Wl  ME  UNDERSTOOD.  ' ���������������������������  *:������    GM    Hitetevraofioman    Give*'  I?]*  Jdeji *-������ *ea Oati������.  ''A   number, -of   yaars  ago."   said   rhp  -''ell Kiiuvvn attorney,, who was in a ivi  ��������� i- -vent  mood,   "1   v.as  called  up  in   !.-,.-  D/.-laeru   pare  of   fie  state   on   an   im  foi-taut lumber suit.    I  was  anxious  :  ^y   it lor  a -number of reasons,  and   I  3</.m<?d every nerve- to get a verdict   ia  i_ ,- < hunt's favor.   I bad every hope rhat  i ^ould succeed till the opposing couiim-I  'j ''t an-old backs woodsman-on the stand  w:.ysr-  testimony  wus  particularly  daiii-  ,t--<r.g   to   my   clienr's   case.    I    believed  i' in, and I believe now, that the old man  _ w.i.3  lying,���������; t;t  to prove it  wyii auothej  ������r.-.Iter,  as  he told  -i-straight   s-tory  an.l  -'.-"k to it, so T was rather tils.couraged  v -i 'ii  he  was handed over fo tne  to  he.  . -' .    o:.*'mined.       - , '       v  ^-/'Yom   .lUlei.-'.nnr*,  of course/\said ' I,,  ''-" .,o'er������'5  orligations  of  tho oath you '  /���������' u> W'jf' y(, . n>0>c rhe stand'.'       ','  ','rJe merely gru'ritud' in reply.  " 'I Mippese.' Sai^yl blandly,  'that you  -jndl'rstat-d the uaf"nre of an,oath?'  "���������I gtiehS I do.'/ie growled.  '  *"Weil, give me -an illustration-of your  , 'dfa of an oath,' said  I.  "1 was totally uaprepared for what  followed. The old v.ian shifted his quid  rr: tobacco, took a firm grip on hi* chair  .'.r.tl lipped out a ������������������-ring of oaths that  rwcateued to raise tiir- roof. It whs sim-  :,;y awful.    I have  ue'ard  hard swearers  V :,:'Vr.ii/L'' our lim'iim;, to e-ompare to  |h.'������t. Tjte profanity he used would have  '���������<���������'& i  nix mule 'ivim on  the jump for s  \  f  \ L  * \A his A-  ra>  \'r\ ������  l.S     ir *"  1 } -  Aschmrilene 'Brings Instant Rebel and Permanent  Cure in All Cases.  -  SKNT AJ5.S<>LL'TELy FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.  .n .h "!    n n p ���������    Q ~ _ }7   THE BEST  .  "������������ uagpr ur_pp IN THEI,ROVINCE  FPfZ;  STEAM    Be*  .o,r  Ale,  and    Porter,  /  ,/r  mmm^si  1 /p-'n.) n i  j'  <   f  i nix  "���������- ' k     :7k  vxplet/vi'.s   were   highly   pic-  '! ;'LSl-fn(?' aboundim: in  fertility of inven-  u  njuid iiiiinnited ituu' power.  "When, the judge eaught his breath,  lie fined the,fellow f.ir contempt of court,  .'md* when I addres-ed the jury 1 m.-de  the point tliat he eonldn't he believed  , tmder oath ami j-.vom my 'ease. 1 ,-oul,l  afford, to he chaiitahle, so1 I prevailed  uijon the judge to remit the fine "'against  the old man."���������Detroit Free Press. ���������  There is nothing like Asthmalene. It  brings instant relief, even in the worst  ca,es.     It cures 'when all else fai.s.  - The Ilev. C   P. Wells,   of ' Villa ' Rid������e,  Ill.jSpjs:    "Your trial    bottled   A-stlima-  1. nc received xu good ooodition.      I Cannot;  tell you h.o.v thjokful I feel f������r   th������3 'good  derived from it.'   {' wrts   a   f.ljvc,' 'chramed  (with uucrid a������r~- hhroac and Asr-hma f.-r '.ten  yiars.     I iksplired of aver oeing ci-n-.d.     I  ,w y������ut' acivditise.m������nt for the cure of this  drea.iful afui tormout-ing   dia^as",   Asthma,  (Ianrl fihim^hf'you had overspnkcn yoiii-sfilves  hut resolved to jiiva it   a    tri.d.       To   my  ditojiHhmenr, Lho trial acted like a   charm.  Sdi-d me a full-oizoa boDtld.-"1-  A roWarcTof ^00 will ho paid for information ' ]eP'div8   to   rouTirfJrn 0  persons wnhcjlujng or. dostrnyiiiu any,   koRS .beLcngJT.g *t9 'this" company,  Rev. Dr. Morris VVechsler,  KaUbi of th'e'C'oug. 8uai Israel."  New York, Jan. 3,ol901.  Dus: T.\ii-r Bros'. MeiVicine Co , -  Geutlenu-n:' "Your-A^tlurialene is angev-  cellcnr remwdy for Asthma aud Hay PevGr,  and ics oompositioii alleviated ail troubles  which combine with Asthma. Its success,i^  adtouishinj^ arid'vvonderrul.  The    strancrc-    stopped   yon    'Ifadison  .."trov't bj-idge to takc-'-a look at a tiifr'rhat'  ' was pas.sin.?.,  , A   sadden   pnff or  wind   blew  his   hat  off and it fell into the river.  Into ihe Chicago  liver.'     '   -  , r.'A.n'i it  was a new. hat.  Instantly  a   boy   rah  clown 'the  ladder  -c at the east end,of the bridcre, and a*. i!ie  ��������� hat came aloiitj he managed'by means-roi  ��������� a pole to fish it out wf the water.  Ke brought  it to the jrraleJul  owner.  'The grateful owner tool: a look at it.  After having it caiefuily analjrzcu, we can state that Asthmalene- co'ntfins no   'onium,  morphine, cbiorntv-rui or ether.     Vdry trul> yours,  ' ,' ''  '   ' , '    ^EV. DR. MORRIS W-ECHyLEli:  -, . , ','','  ^     ��������� ���������- ��������� ,, '  ��������� ' ,Avon Spkix'gs, N. Y.,' Fob. I, 1901: '  Du. TaitBros   Mkpiclne Co. - , ��������� -   ,;    >  ��������� *���������  (J-oudeiu^:    1 writs uni������ sestimoiiiai'from a"sense of duty,',having tested  the  wonderful tiffccc ol your Asthmalene, lor tne cure of A.uhoia.     My .wife h������t>   been   afflicted    with  spasmodic dslhma tor the pasti 12 ve ir&.     H.h'inu' (.YiwnouJim,,   ������..,���������    ,i,;it _i__n  , H.ivni"' exhaus'ed1, my   own   f.ldli  well  ^e .....     .. ..._ r _ ���������.   ,^...,....,3   ^...u.,.���������,,!!,   u������-u   skui    as   well   as  ;i.������uy otheis, I cluuoeil io aee your cign up^on your windows oa loOih'srretc NdW   York   I  iiz ooCc obtained a bo'.tle ot Astnm.dcn.-.     My .vm-1 commenced taking u aboui rhe   first 'of  Nuviiiiibir.    1 very soon noticed a r.idioaI   lmprovou/ent;. ,    Aster   utiug   one   hottk     '  A&thma i.<s i.i^apyeared and she is enoirely fre.. from all syihpct.msr'J    I "eel that I'cat  bisiendy :.c������,mmena the nieriicn.o Lo all who are afflicted,wit-'i thi*dissiea*m& di.seas'e.  Yours respactfutiy, "        " Q. D. PHELPS, iVl.D  de  b. 5,Si901.  I  have  tried   numerous   reme  "?dy   boy,"   he1-' said   impulsively.  you  ��������� may keep theMiat as your reward."  ��������� Then   the   boy   took   a   look   at   it" and  slowly shook  his head. ,   -���������  'Tij'ister."   he  said,   "couldn't  you   give  Kie a dime?"���������Chicago Tribune.      '     /  Dr. Tavt ������kor. Medicine Co.  (J-ciini-mtii:    1 wds, (.luiibleU with Asthma for 22 years.      .         ^iw  dies, oat teoj. havo all failed.    I tan across >our aavtriisenien.. ami   bUrtf-d   with   a   trial  boitlo.     I lou^ii relief at oucoY I have stouo purehaa::d your'full-size   bolt lei    and   T   am  ��������� c-vei gratefa .    I havo family of toiir.ciii'dren, aim f. r six y(nxrn wa.-. unable to'work.    I 2'm  now u* Miu best" ot healch and doing busmesa every day.    'L'hia testimony you cau' make use  S, RAPHAEL, ' ",'���������''  67 EasI I2lJ-;n Hb.. New Y������ rk City  ef as you see nc  Hume d.w.dreas>, '235 Rivington Street.  Iii  IV ^  ^  '_   dt-tiJnar 53vt������n WctJn Ut-r.  "Yon   may   tell   him."'^he  ������anl   hauKh-  Hly,'- "that   1  do  not  care to  mee't   fieople  .who'dealJn dressed beef." ,.  '   ��������� Naturally thVs -proud eastern .aristoei-.it  thought she hail  him  properly 'put down/  .but she was iu error._  /You may tel! her." he said hy..wnv'of  re-ply/-'that whatever 1 piir ou ihe' mar,  kct is at, least,dressed."   ,  TP1AL BOTTLE SENT'ABSOLUTELY FREE'ON RECEIPT.  r - ��������� OF POSTAL.  ' v   ���������������������������     i  Po not delay.    Writeiat once, addressing DR. TAFT   BROS.   MEDICESTE' CO ,  E st 130th StT, New Y-.rls City.  SOLD  BY'ALL DRUGGISTS.  Then he I'oks d  ontr and fixedly at rher"  deeolie',.' d.iUKhter.���������Chieairo Post.  575s Siotfit'p'H K.vj>3nssa43oM.  "TkUvmnia. what's the dif/erence between   reality  and  imagination V"  "The di.-ferenf e beii.-et-n lealitv and  ima>.in'ation is explained by rhe dilferenep  between your papa and your Uneli Ah-  tier. Your Uncle Aimer take's the c.iw-  b:iek. Koe.s out in the b;\< k vanl. ^ay?  tiottrn^ and t-aw^. wood, and vonr papa  tak������s the easy chair and a pihow, sroe������  out in the front yard, says nothing and  caws wood."���������Indianapolis Sun.  r   v    THE   FURNACE   FIRE.'  "  -\Jons: about the time tlie leaves bc^in to tiimble  down,  When all   tne hughes tliat weie g-ieen are lookin'  If met ol.hmun,  And old J.icK Kiost has put a coat of whitewash  on the lawn; < ���������     ,"  It scen-s to nuke iria ylad, ���������somehow,' io slip hei  sh|,pe.h 07! i  Am! sniMk dov n ������x.iti������= ,irnl pretty soon cou.e rosh  in' Ij.ilK .in.) fchout,  "Pa.   h .My   up   and   dicss  yourself;   the   furna.-?  hrc's out!"   ,  R.nJ������a anil Ii!-vfi������5������tso73s.  "Politeness is never wasted," remarked  the man of (rhe^terfieldian manners.  "Well,   mister."   answered..the. rouehly  1 clad,   weather  beaten   person,  "th.it   may  fee i���������<���������>.;��������� in your pan o' town,  but  if you  vvas # the canalboal business you'd know'  that   theie   ain't   any   use   whatever   of  ).������yin'  'please' to a mule."���������Washintrtou  Btar.  f One Rig: Advajitns-o.  "T/'umbv. aiters." ������aid the architect, "sre  becoming more and more eommwn and  more aud more necessary."  "i wish to thunder they bad them  everywhere," .returned the man who  lives at restaurants. "That's the kind  I'd like to^see. A dumb waiter eouldu't  nsk you for a tip."���������Chicago i'ost.  Cheerful Liars.  "T painted a winter seene the other day  that was so true to nature that the rher-  r;.;>:npte'r in my studio fell twenty de-  g.vos." '  "Humph! That's nothing. I painted  , a portrait of .Mr. I'rown last year that  was so lifelike that l h;,d to shave it regularly."  Oimly Tvrp Clnssios.  Stenographer���������Do yoi; wrhe "dear  madam" at the beidnnmg of a letter to  an unmarried  woman V ���������  Employer���������Yes; at the beginning of a  ietter to any wo.-*"in. whether she is  married . or just v/.'ints to be.���������Somervilie Journal.  '���������TThn*  No* OfliZty.  are you  rJoirA' there?" shouted  .(.:'.'.���������   7>i;.rf11   watchinno   to   vhe   fellow   who  ���������\-  '��������� !������������������������������������ .���������";.-.::i into a tobacco store.  " ':'."��������� replied the b'irglar. "I didn't  ; - .'.;'.i;;t.:< there wu3 any law against  !���������:   .'  i  ���������.    aikiug si little snuff."���������i'oukerf  '���������',- YY.i.iaii.  ��������� ��������� '  Explosive. ���������...-,  ?-v.o���������.He said there was a lire raging in  .hi..i  l'ir;iKt.  Then pa lie kind of moans awhile and rolls around  in bed, ... *,  Preiejuiin"   U..U   he's  all   won-   oul  and   sick   and  nivrlj  dead.  He raises <m one aim'and yawns and rubs his eye-  and tlioij  Lies dov.'i   art]  pubs  the rovers up  and  goes to  ( s.eep-"u{;ain.  And ]Ubi 'aionfj about tliat time ma.ffiveb another  shout������ ->  That   he  iud  better  hurry   up���������the  furnace fire'e  out.  Tnen pa hops out of bed. as mad as p\er he can  be. '  v  And   rips   his   trousers   buttons   off   and   mebbe  buiii^d his knee  And BJ.vh it folks around this house had any sense  r.hej   might  Look .ifu-i things sometimes before they <jo to bed  al night.  He  irios  io  just  catch cold'for spite and  tossea  Llnngo about  And   sa.,a.   "Confound  cold  weather!"   when  the  - furnace fnc's out. i  He goes down  stabs and jams around  and  finds  the luti'her. theie, ,  And pi city soon a lot of things are fivin'  in the  air.  It sounds, sometimes as if the house would  by a  total vvieik,  And once a piece of board (lew up and hit him in  tlie neck,  And  when he skins Ins knuckles he goes hoppin'  all about  And bLur'nT' other people 'cause the furnace Ore's  out.  Ma says that up in heaven, where rny baby ctster  went,  There's   many  an  angel   playin'   on   some  golden  instrument  That  used  to  bo a pa and had his troubles here  below;  I guess  there  isn't any one among those angels,  . '     though, ':.,--  That ever  used  to get woke up by liearin'  some  one shout,  When all the lawn, was frosted,  "Pa,  the furnace  fire'e outl"  ���������Chicago Record-Herald.  Sue-  Keih  front.  ���������-  L.iow dangerous!  -Dangerous?  ���������Yes.    He wears a celluloid shirt  ; Struck  Hint  So Too.  Mrs. Wederly (looking at hat in milliner's window}���������Oh, what a dear little hat!  Wederly dooking at the orice tag)���������  .Well. 1 should say it is.  flei- Peculiar Wny.  "I    think-."    remarked    .Mrs,    Sclldom-  ( Holme, "you have heard me speak of my  Aimt Uebecfa." ' ���������������������������f-;.'--  "Yes." said 'Mrs. Ondego.     ,       '  "I do believe she wa.s the most contrary mortal on the face of the earth.  She was the thinnest, scrawniest woman  I ever saw, and what do you suppose she  did to make herself fleshierV"  "1 can't imagine."  "She took nearly a dozen bottles of  some kind of antifat medicine, and tho  strangest thing about it." added Mrs.  Solidoiii-Holme, shaking her had sadly,  "was thtit it actually made her fat."���������  Chicago Tribune.    .  -ASSESSMENT ACT ANDTyKOVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX.  OO.MOX DlSTKTCT.   ���������  XjOTIOE is hciieby given,, in  accordance  with the   Statutes,    chat;  Provincial  vtnueTix, ami   a.11    taxes   iovied   uaoer  tt. At-s< bbu.eDt Acs, are   now   due   for the  > ear 1901.    All th.- above uameri taxes  col-  leeuulo witluu the Oomox'D.aii let i������,e   payable at rny office, ac  the O.mrc [fou-,w Cuia-  ooildud.    Afcscsbcd taxes  are collectible   at'  cheloliowiijg rates, viz:���������  If pud on or before June 30th, 1901:���������'  .Turec-tilths ot one   per   cent,   ou-real  property.  Two   and   one-half   per   cent   on   assessed  value of wild laud.  One-half of one per ceat.   on   personal pro-'.  perfcy.  Upon ^uch excess of income���������  t.LASS A.���������On one thousand dollars and not  exceeding ten thousaud dollars,   one   per  e.iut.   up   to five  thousaud   dollar*,   and  two per cent, on tho zemamder:  Class li ���������On ten tnousaud dollar-, and not  exceeding t.-euty   thousand   dollars,   one  and one-h,df per cent., up to ten thousand  dcllrua, aitd emo and-one-half per cent, on  thf lomaiiider :  Class O ���������Oi. twenty thousand dollars."and  not, exc^ecmit: forty thousand dollars, t^0'  and one half per cent   up tofvie*u������y rhoiid-  and rjollars, and three   pdr  cent, "on   the  remainder :  Class D ���������On all others in excess   of  foriy  tiiuiicuid dollar, uhrce per   cent,    up   to  forty thousai d   dollars,    and   three* and  otKwiaif per cem. on the leniainaVr.  II paid ���������,,) or af-ei jst July,-1901:���������  F.H'.r titfch*- of u.uj uet c.'iii,. on ; eal firopcrty.  'ih<tv pet cent,   on  the   .u;stSo-.-d   vr.hre   or  'i dd bind. v  i'h'of-ciu.tfters ef one per cent, on jjeicoiml  pii.pcrty.  On so'much of the income of auy person   as  -'   exceeds one thousand dollars,    id   iic-cord-  ���������ance  with    the   followiog  classifications;  up.m   such   t.\-cess   the   rates  ' shall    be'  lanitly :��������� . .  '  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars, and not  excetdiug ten thousand dollars,   one   and  on������-ha.lf per   cunt,   dp   to   five   thousand  '.ffCiilRyn, a.-d.two and   one-half   per   cent.  '��������� oivTha remainder :  Clam^B ������������������-On te.a thousand"do:?3.rt>, .find not ���������  o:.w-0iug ov/.-nty thoviyaad cJolhiry, twe-  per uo.it. iijj to C'.:n thou5;ri;>d do'ft.-irs, ������,[.()  ^. thrtf'parct-r.t.'on rh������ rciumuider :' ���������  ���������Ci./..s.s U.���������On twenty .thousand dollars, au'cl  not exceeding forty "thousand ��������� dollars,  thre-per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per cent,  on the reintiiude." .- ���������  Class i).���������- On all otSiers in excess   s>r  forty  thousand dollars, tin- c and   one-half  per  cent, up to forty  thousand   dollars,    and  iour per cent ou the   remainder.  Provincial lievewse Tax. S3 oer-capita.  JO UN BAlUiX  ,     ,   ., Asrcsaor' and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C, ilch Jaautry, 1901.  My 22  ^r(iiirfla]lj & Ifanaimo. St.  ���������.'s&xasxxzxKtxjzr ������������������-: jL������j������rara  Steaaiphip Jruhcclule Effective Tues-  flay, January 21, 3 902  S. S. 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Nanaimo, B.C.  <3  -0<CZ  *{-  "vC���������-w-  (?  lies of any Pattern Tied to Order,  T  ��������� iiiiwii iiiiiihim iiiibihi'  \  ..WE   WANT YOUR       m  I Job Pri)?tii?g *  i SATISFAOTORt MM  Dunsmuir Ave. ,  Cumberland, B.G  Office Hours :���������8 a.m. till 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 to r.  Fancy Inlaying wood in and metal.  French Polishing.  Apply        _:'  NEWS OFFICE,  '���������r--'.::".-r.-.jtr- m ������������Uiwl tWM^iuk f<w w ������< J������t d>wwii������<w>,������im.  I Officially      |  I   Reconsidered |  X By HERMINB SCHWE1>  e  |?.Y  4* Copyright, 1901, "by  J        fj ,      Eermine Sciwed.  "There's one thing certain," paid'  young John, Sylvester, "we won't take  that nigger postmaster back, no" matter -what the inspector says."  The'"worcIs met with instaut approval  from his indignant fello-vy townsmen,  who had assembled in the postoffice of  the,,southern village to explain matters  to the inspector sent by the government. Every man in the room was  armed, and . each face, was set and  ���������stern as Terril, the inspector, appeared  in the doorway.  1 Terril was old in the service, though  fairly young in years,- and bad been  sent to the defiant little town because  of his wide experience." 'He had tried  ,to refuse,, the case', though he did not  deem'it necessary to confide his reason  to his superior officer. Inopportunely,  enough, he was ordered to leave by a.  morning train, whereas lie had intended to call on the Girl that1 evening. -She  was a visitor in Washington, and he  feared she, would be gone-before'he re-"  turned. Now, 'it is unwise for a post-  office inspector'to'have personal inter  im   -  IS1" .-���������  ered up the money orders, stamps and  other goyenmient property, .dismissed  the assistant and was on his way to  the county seat. At the postofSee  there he deposited the effects.,with the  necessary"instructions, telegraphed the  railway service not to put off any  mail at 'Battletown and then fretted  and rf timed at the .twelve hour wait  until he'could take the train to Washington. En route he drafted his report and wound up with, '.'In view of  the foregoing facts and circumstances  I have .the ,,honor to recommend that  the postotUce at Itattloiown be discontinued for an 'indefinite period., dependent upon'the behavior of the citizens of the town."'  When Terril reached his hotelo after  a' three .days' absence  from  Washing-,  ton,' he found a letter, the handwriting  of 'which made' his heart beat fasten  His face was a study as he read:  r My Dear Mr. Terril���������I left Washington  unexpectedly the same day you did,  thoug-h 'by the afternoon train. Did, 1  ''never tell you that 1 lived in Battletown?  When'I reached home, just fancy my surprise when" I heard that you had been  here, gone away and taken our postofilce  with you. How could you be so cruel?  ,rI felt very indignant'with you, especially so this morning", because I had to drlvo  eight miles for my mail. But just now,  when ��������� I was handed your violets, whloh  my nostess sem^fter me, my indignation  cooled perceptibly, and now I want to tell  you how much I appreciate your kindness. The violets are still fresh and  lovely. __,.'��������� ' >  In your note 'you ask that I write you  an occasional letter from my southern  home. Under ordinary circumstances I  should be pleased to do so, but consider. I  am writing this eight miles from home''  for convenience sake and- must come as  ^fa'r for an'answer., '���������  Cousin tJohn Sylvester says this state of  affairs may"not, last long. Do give us a  nice' white postmaster, Mr. .Terril, and  then I shall send you the prettiest note of  thanks I can write.' Cordially yours,.- .  .    \ '     Grace Deanb.  First Terril laughed, next '' Terril  frowned, then Terril thought hard' and  tore up his carefully worded report. Ho  rewrote it quite as carefully and wound  up with, '"In view, of'i the- foregoing'  facts* and circumstances I have the  honor to recommeud that the present  incumbent, be removed, and a. white  man be appointed in his stead."  "After all," he said to himself apologetically, ,"it is far the simpler way."  pended a tin of. Hour at such a height  from the ground that our,little friends  could uot quite jump into it. though  the smell of the food made them very  persevering in their endeavors to-"do so.  We then arranged a string, so that byN  a detour they could get at the- good  stuff that way.  One mouse by following that course  attained to the desired goal,, but' evidently by chance, for being startled  out of vthe tin it continued for a long  while to make futile efforts to recover  its lost position by jumping up, never  again seeking the road which had led  it before to the object of its1 desire.  For hours we have lain in bed watching mice trying in vain, to spring into  the tin of flour, none,of them ever perceiving that there was a feasible road  leading thereto.���������Chambers'  Journal.  THE SUNDAY SCHOOL.  LESSON XII,  FIRST  QUARTER,  INTERNATIONAL SERIES,   MARCH  23.  " A   Vermont   Epltuph.,  The following epitaph is found on a  tombstone in an old cemetery in Vermont: ,  In silence his body must molder, to dust    .  Till death's iron  bondage his spirit shall  bust;  Then    in    heaven's   bright   regions    with  spraphs divine ������      ' '  The untimely (lost  P'rederick  forever -will"  shine.  ,    ���������'' ' ���������  THIS   MATTER   CANXOT  -    ONCE."  BE   DECIDED   AX  ests, for the ^government expects him  to have none but the government's  own. '  . However, Terril. had been obliged to  take case No. 2252C, and he had contented " himself  with  writing a rather  '. striking   and   lengthy   note   to   Miss  ���������Deane and ordering a box of violets to  '   be sent with it.  Therefore here he was the next day  in Battletown in no patient,mood with  the obstreperous southern  hot  heads.  He was greeted by a babel of voices.'  ,   "We've driven that nigger out of the  state!"  "The assistant's In charge now!"  "The nigger's afraid to come back!"  "What are you going'to do about it?"  Terril stood unmoved.  "One  moment,   gentlemen,"  he  said  quietly.-   "I can't listen to you all at  once.     Besides,   there   are   too   many  young fellows here. " Suppose some of  you older men come with me into the  next room.    Then we can discuss this  ' matter   calmly   and,"   smiling,   "wTith  less noise:" <���������  "That's reasonable," said - young  John. And forthwith old'John Sylvester and four others, fathers in the community, retired with the inspector, to  convince him that there was but one  thing to do���������to appoint a white man  tn tho negro's place.  "Is there anything against the black  man's character?" asked Terril.  .-.-  "We don't concern ourselves with  the character of niggers," answered  Sjivester majestically. "Jones is a nigger, and that in itself is enough  against him."  ���������Terril, who saw that he might as  well have talked to the younger meu,  said but little until he had heard all  sides of the question. When he' returned to the main room and noted  the ..determined faces before him, he  made his decision promptly, but privately.  "It will teach them a lesson," he  thought to himself, "and, besides, I  want, to get back to Washington."  "Gentlemen," he said aloud, "this  matter cannot be^ decided at once. I  shall have to explain the situation at  headquarters. In the meantime my j  Instructions are to remove your post-  office to the county seat"  There was a look of dismay on the  faces of his hearers.  "But we'll have to go eight miles for  our mail," said one man.  "How long will it be before we have  our own office back?" asked another.  "Oh, it may not take long to decide,"  said Terril smoothly. Before they had  finished talking about it he had gath-  (Tlie, Indian   Hit.,  ���������- During a football game at Cambridge  between the Harvard eleven and the  Carlisle Indian;~school team .Malcolm  Donald was playing opposite a "splendidly built" Indian. The play was exceedingly rough, and Donald had ,in  the course of, the^ play landed some  pretty hard elbow blows on the slower  moving Indian. ��������� v        ,-  Presently the Indianvbegan'to'take  notice, of the punishment he was receiving and." during 'a pause between  playsr walked" slowly over to Donald  and said'with a certain note of remonstrance iu his voice:  "You hit me three times. I think I  shall have to hit you."  Donald thanked him for his courteous warning and resolved to be on his  guard, but during the heat of the play  hev wholly' forgot ' the little matter.  Presently, at the' end of a scrimmage,  while Donald was standing watching  the crowd, the Indian strode up to  him and deliberately dealt him a blow  over the head which stretched him  out.  With difficulty Donald picked himself  up and resumed the play. At the end  of the game the Indian came up to him  again and said .rather apologetically,  "I hit you." i  "So I noticed," said Donald, rubbing  his head ruefully..  "Well, I guess we are square now.  Shake!"  And the t Indian ��������� stretched out a  brawny fist.  Winning  n   Crutti'ti ' K <&j������im-<-{.  1:i an article on'the training oi' wild  animals in Frank' Leslie's Popular  Monthly Frank G. Bostock. the famous  showman.'said: ';if I were to lay down  a bosic principle, I would say. just as  aiuy father did to me the first time ho  ever gave me a whip and a lion- 'First  of all, warm up to him.' That does not  mean.to pet'him or talk silly nonsense  of the affectionate sort.' but to; treat  him .with a frank, common ,?onso and  ,a kindly hand and care. <-     '   . , >y  "Once' a very fierce old tiger which  we had in London had nearly killed my  brother,,and her keepers were-afraid  of-her. It happened that,she ran a bit  of bone "into her paw and had a very  sony time of, it. I undertook, to ; remove it and by the'use of lashings aud  a. little' ��������� patience succeeded. - It took  four'men to help me. When we were  about half way through the operation,  she got the idea of what we were trying to' do for her, and a more docile  patient" surgeon never had. though the  pain was great, I am sure. The next  day I, put a poultice on that Toot with  one'keeper standing outside the" cage  with a prodding iron as a-precaution,  and ever after that till tho day of her  death I could enter' her cage at anytime' without her' giving" any sign but  that of pleasure."     \ /'} ���������    ,    ���������   ������.  .  Text of tlie Lesson, 12������li. v��������� 11-21.  Memory Verses, 15-1S���������Golden Text,  JE{.������h. v, IS���������Commentary Prepared  bj  Rev. D. 31. Stearns.  ' [Cop3'right, 1902,' by American Press Association.]  11. 12. "Have no fellowship with,the  unfruitful works of darkness." This  week's study in this epistlecand the next  on the resurrection need not necessarily  break the continuity of our study of tho  acts of the apostles, for in all the Scriptures we have the things concerning Him  of whom Philip spake to the eunuch and  whom we must see,as the centfer>of evoiy  lesson. In this epistle ,we are, as one has  said, taken into the presence chamber of  the Jving and made acquainted with His  secret counsels and purposes concerning  us. Only as we by faith enter into His  love and purposes will we be delivered  from the works of 'darkness mentioned 'in  ,chapter,iv, 31; I Cor. vi, 9, 10; Gal. v, 19-  21.' Intemperance, as generally-understood, is one of the many works,of darkness, but the child of Godshould be^'free  from all if he would -know the joy of being a child'of the'Lord Almighty (II Cor.  ,vi, 14-18).    , ������������������ s  13, 14.'"Awake thou that sleepest and  arise from the dead 'and Christ shall give  thee light!" The three favored''apostles,  heavy* with sleep on the Mount of Transfiguration and actually sleeping in Geth-  semanc," show us how the most highly fa  "Never mind, it is a; I in the will." A  lady whom I know *.cld. me that having  spilled a bottle of ink on'her carpet she  was able to take it meekly and as part of  His will.  21. "Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God." Some one ha9  said that submission is the highest mission on earth,'higher than' home or foreign missions, and that unless one has  learned it he( is not ' fit for miV.sibn.nry  service anywhere. I 'In, His life at''Nazareth, in His .baptism, in His public ministry, and in' His suffering? our' Lord fully  manifested this grace o? the Spirit. 'As  we can only show onr,love to God by cur  love r.o others, so we can only manifest  true submission 'to God by. submission to  others; . '  >t       The   Synopsis. ' ,  At a recent .performance at a certain  theater an overdressed woman,,after rustling ostentatiously into her seat, finally  composed herself and looked at her-programme. Opening'it at tho second page  of the bill, she saw in prominent-letters,'  "Synopsis." which she pronounced in an -  audible tone.     ' _  '     '-     . * -    ,    '  "Pshaw," she remarked, turning to her  companion, "we've seen this here' play  before!   Let's go home." ," _, t  But after a "whispered"objection on 'the  part of her friend, who.,probably explained her mistake to hov, she settled back in  her coat/ "apparently' somewhat, discomfited,  r    ��������� - , >    ";   " r ,  ',   '' '     Tlie   Uest Brand.  Some years,ago,' says, the Kansas City  Journal, a Kansas farmer concluded, to  put out a crop of broom corn. , He wrote,  to,the seci-etary of the Kansas board of  agriculture asking what'kind of. broom  voi-ed believers may be indifferent to the corn seed he ought'to sow, to reap the  'great things of'God  and   how this cry, { best results. ."I haven't.given the broom!  "Awake* thou that sleepest," may apply  to us 'all.'   ,       ,        , ,  '  h 15,  1G. "See,   then,. that ye  walk  circumspectly, not astfools, but as wise, re-  . deeming the .time,: because the days are  evil." , The Revised Version has ou these  two verses either in the text or,the margin "Look therefore carefully how ye  walk," "buying up,the opportunity." The  life of the believer is spoken of. as a continual ' dying  to   self^   an overcoming, ��������� a  -conflict, a race (II Cor. iv, 11; I Johtf'v,  4, 5; Eph. vi; 12; Hob. ,xii, 1), but in this  epistle and elsewhere it is also called "a  walk." In the climax in Isa.xl, 31, the'  walking���������that is, the steady plodding-^is  more difficult than the -mounting on  wings or the running  corn question much thought," replied,',the  secretary,' "butI would. < advise you to  plant the striped handle brand/ as'that  seems to be the best seller." "    .?   ,  ",)  An       , .  -   -,   His  Creed.     ,.      ,.       ������  Sirs.    Upchurch���������Mand,   I   wish -von  wouldn't have so mucli" to do with"that  young ITigginside. ,1 am>toldrhe is'a con-'  firmed agnostic.     ' " Y =*'  Miss Mau'd- Why, mamma, the agnostics don't^coufirm peop.le," do-' they ?--Chi-  casro Tribune. ,, .     -   ,  Fable, of   the   Bubbling   TtToolz.  Once upon" a time "a fish.in search' of  We. are'entreated ! adventure came to the broad mouth of  ,to .walk worthy of our vocation,, hot as ' 'a1 brook   which   emptied 'itself   into  a  other gentiles walk, to walk in love, as'    ' "        "      '   '  The  Decadent  London  Tnilor.  - Do you want some clothes made in  London? You go to "a first rate tailor  and are elaborately measured and cross  measured. The cloth is excellent, the  price moderate, as .compared with New  York. You are requested to call and try  them on in throe days. You come to be  tried on and find that the clothes aro  basted together and that the fit is  merely a preliminary one. The basting  is all ripped open, and you are-pinned  up again. The tailor expresses no surprise that, his work is. badly done. He  does not know that it is a wretched  job.  You call after a long interval and  try them on again. The sleeves are an  inch too long, the'collar fits as though  it were made for a horse, the jacket  is tight across the chest and obviously  intended for a fat man around the  belt. -'  Y'on ask if he did really take measurements in tbo first instance. The  tailor complacently rips. up all his  seams again and once more proceeds to  make chalk marks all over you and insert a number of pins.  You are inclined to use profane language,, but curiosity masters your other feelings, and you wonder how any  establishment can succeed when so  much time can be wasted over one suit  of clothes.���������Poultney Bigelow in Independent,  1 He   Know   Hiii' Friend.     u.  An old German was on his deathbed.  In his earlier,years ,he bad.led a wild  life, buts-since the death of Schneider,  one of his boon companions, he had reformed and given up his bad habits.  This Schneider in his day had been a  mighty drinker, famous for his capaci-  ity, and carouses.  The priest was ministering to the dying man. consoling him with visions  of the paradise he would soon enter,  telling him that he would meet there  his old friends and what a joy it would  be to see them all again. -     I  '    The dying man asked feebly, "Will  Schneider be there, your reverence?"  Thinking to give, him pleasure, tho  priest replied, "Yes; Schneider will be  there."  "Ach!" said the other. "Dot is very  bad. All dose dringings und eadings  und fighdings all over again,-all dot  beer und whisky!"  "But there 'will be uo drinking in  heaven," said the priest.  "But  you  said  Schneider would be  dere."  "So he will," was the priest's reply.  "Und   dere   won't  be   no  dringings.  you   dink?     Ach!     You   don't   know  Schneider!'  Intelligence  In   Mice.  The organs of hearing and smelling  in mice are very efficient, but their  eyesight is, we believe, poor. Their intelligence is, we should think, low, as  might be expected from the paucity of  convolutions in their brains.    We sus-  Lons .Courtships  In   Norway.  Norwegian weddiugs are almost always celebrated at the close of a short  Scandinavian summer, a season which  the industrious Norsemen find too short  iu which to work and from which they  would never dream of taking tho days  that are necessary for the long drawn  out  festivities of tho Norse wedding.  So the maidens who.are wooed all the  year round are usually wedded at the  beginning of. winter... Norwegian woo-"  lags are very frank and very long a-d'o-  ing.    On  summer Sundays, the lanes,  the highways and byways are ateem  with . lovers.      Each' couple   saunters  slowly along, not in the least shjv-his  arm about her shoulders, her arm about  bis waist.    Nor do they untwine their  arms if they pause a little to chat with  friends, not even if they stop to speak  with casual acquaintances.    Ten or a  dozen years often elapse between the  first day of courtship and the day of  marriage, while a seven years' betrothal   is   considered   of   very   moderate  length ' "��������� "  Twisting- the  Longuutve,  Tie���������It is said that women care more  for dress than men..  She���������Well, they don't. They care more  for "men.���������Chicago News.  Why She  Was  Provolred.  "He stole a kiss when I wasn't in  the least expecting it."  "And you wore provoked, of course."  "Provoked doesn't half express it.   I  was downright angry.    Why,  half, of  the enjoyment of a pleasure lies in the  anticipation of it."  > children of light, to. walk worthy of Gfod,  who hath called us unto His,kingdom and  glory (Eph. iv, 1, 17; v,-2, 8; I Thess. ii,  12). As to buying up the opportunities,  if we-had. tho zeal of unscrupulous business men, who for their own gain make  corners in even the-necessaries of-life,  how much might he accomplished in ths  serviceof Christ? If we walked as Christ  walked (I John" ii, G), all would be'-Avell,  but .who is sufficient? Our sufficiency is  of God (II Cor. iii, 5).       H ;   y  ., 17. "Wherefore be ye not unwise, but  understanding what the will-of the Lord  is.", It is not the .will of God that any  should perish, for He will have all to be  saved and has made full provision for the  same (II"Pct. iii. 9; I Tim. ii, 4; John iii,  16). When sinners are saved, He desires  that they should be holy and so fully yield,  to Him that they may prove in daily life  how good and acceptable and perfect His  will is (I Thess. iv, 3; "Rom. xii, 1/2).  Our blessed Lord could truly say "I seek  not mine owirwill." "I delight to do thy  will, O my God" (John iv, 34; v, 30; vi,  38; Ps/xl, S). '���������   ,   '  IS. "Be not drunk with wine, wherein  is excess, but be filled with the Spirit."  Drunkenness belongs to tho unfruitful  works of darkness; to be filled with the  Spirit is the privilege of every "child of  light. Wine stimulates-,,and exhilarates  unnaturally, but the Holy Spirit stimulates supernaturallj'; the one is for self,  the other for God.- There is a drunkenness that does not come from rwine, or  strong drink (Isa. xxix, 9), but is just as  much the work of the adversary. Only  that which is of God through Christ gives  light and life; all that is not of God  causes, stupor and drunkenness, and the  manifestation of the ilesh as God only can  give life, so God only can live in us the  life He desires, and He is pleased to do  this by His Spirit, therefore the necessity of being filled with, the Spirit by  whom.alone the life can be lived.   -  19. "Speaking to yourselves in psalms,  and hymns  and  spiritual  songs,   singing J  and making melody in your heart to the j  Lord."    A drunken man is apt to make  himself known by his noisy talk or-ribald  song,   but  a  Spirit  filled  person,   having  true melody in his heart,  will sing unto  the Lord.   Each proclaims his master by  that which comes from the abundance of  his heart.    In  Col.  iii,  16,.. we have the  same   result   from   the   word   of   Christ''  great river. 'He turned.into'the smaller,  stream,������ascended   its "^current and  lis-'  tcnod to its constant babbling as he  went leisurely along.   - '  ,.<'    v    '     ,   .  .   As heuypceeded 'he noticed that tho '  brook'became" very .much narrower and,  shallower.    Tet^it kept up" its oabblin'g  j just the siame.-   Finally he'.reached its  head  and  found   it;' to -bo very , insignificant. , ��������� /     '    '   , " ' -    ' '  "Brook." said the fish,' "never in my-  'ISfe^before have  I  seen such ,a, large  mouth   and ;heard' so,', much,,babbling,  with so littlo head; behind it"-'       ,  Moral.���������The head cannot be judged  by the mouth  Slans   In   1SU2.  In 1S32 Coleridge in his' Table Talk  spoke'of the word talented as follows:  "I ,regret to see that vile and barbarous vocable 'talented' stealing out of  the ' newspapers into the leading reviews and most .respectable publications of today. Why not 'shiHinged.'  'farthinged,' 'tenpenced,' etc.? The  formation of a participle passive from  a noun is a license which nothing but  a very peculiar'felicity can excuse. If  mere convenience isto justify such attempts , upon 'the idiom, you cannot  Btop until the language becomes, in the  proper sense of the word, corrupt. ���������  Most of these pieces of slang come  from America." , ������������������  Ribbon Picture' Hangings.  As silver wire is only useful, but not  ornamental, in hanging pictures and  photographs, why not use ribbons? A  girl who is very fond of blue has her  little gabled room papered in pale blue  cartridge paper, with window seat and  hangings of blue denim. All her pictures and photographs, which are,  mostly framed in black, hang from the  white picture rod by blue ribbons of  baby width, giving her room a dainty-  touch of originality.  In   Search  of  Itealiwrn. ���������'  The management of a ladies' club In  London after advertising for a-chef'-re-.  dwefiing'richly"iiTus;"therefore. acco'r'dVng   ceiTed an application from an indiyid-  to an axiom which says that things that  are equal to the same thing are equal to  one. another, there is probably some .connection between being filled with the  Spirit and tilled with the word of God.  We know that the Spirit has written the  word, ami the Spirit is the word, and the  word of God. the Lord Jesus,' is the embodiment and manifestation of the writ-  ' ten t word." .If" we would be filled by-the  Spirit and used by the Spirit, let us lay  up His word diligently in our hearts  (Ezek. iii, 10, 11).  20. "Giving thanks always fory all  things unto God and the Father in the  name of our Lord Jesus Christ." In I  Thess. r, 18, it is written "ih*'everything  give thanks; for this is the will of God in  Christ Jesus concerning you." How  earnestly we should covet to be filled with  the Spirit since He alone can live this  holy and beautiful life in us! "He who  spared not His own Son, but delivered  Him up for us all, h'ow shall He not,  with Him, also freely give us all thingr-."  (Rom. viii, 32),- and. since "Gcd is love"  and has so loved us, He cannot give us  anything that is not love, so -we.will  thank Him for all things if we believe  this. Mrs. Bottome tells of two waiters  whom she saw accidentally jostle one  another, the one thereby spilling some hot  water on the other, who meekly renlied.  ual who said he required no wages.  The committee was curious to know  the reason for so disinterested a proposal and learned-.-that the candidate  was a writer who desired to produce  a book on women's clubs. The committee promptly rejected his offer and  engaged a female cook.���������Brussels Inde-  oeiidence.  "I thought she siiiii she "wnu'lirn't goto  the si'ii.shorr..with, her aunt''.this summer  been use', the latter insisted i!;;<ni making  her wenr a loose.'am! baggy bathing suit.".  "She did, but she has i-hauged her"  unhid. She lias evolved a 'great scheme.  you  know." '  -What ?":-���������'  "Well, her bathing'suit is to be made  baggy and loose enough, but she has selected a material that is warranted to  shrink."    <  Cangrht  In   Her  Own  Trirp.  She���������And I am really and truly the  first girl you ever kissed?  He���������Do you doubt it, darling?  She���������Yes; your manner savors of  long experience.  He���������How do you know it does?���������Chicago News.     .   ., _._ .  y p  <:  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  Wliy ISmgrlKslunen Dislike ]Vew York.  In a paper on. "London and New  York" in Harper's Sj'dney' Brooks gives  this amusing explanation of the average Englishman's dislike for living in  New York: -" ''    '       "    t  "It is-this undisguised triumph / of  mechanics over aesthetics,"of'the new  and useful over the old, that after a  ' time makes New York for au Englishman rather a deadening city to live in.  The iron enters into one's, soul, and  comfort, one feels, can be bought at too  high'a price. , If only Americans could  learn to do'things a little more clumsily  their metropolis would ' have many  more charms foi" the English exile. In  the.long run mechanical perfection becomes almost as difficult'as moral'perfection to live with at ease. One turns  .a screw, and in twenty, minutes one's  room is warmer _ than two iircs'could  ��������� make it in half a 'day. It is demoralizing, sybaritish.('la England if the same  ���������system- were introduced .one could al-^  .ways rely on its being entertainingly"  out of'order.  But nothing see'msoto^et  . but of order, in New York, not even that  great standby of ( English cemeteries  aud conversation, the drains. ���������  r  BBHESSSggSSSS  X  V  SJ"  I  \  n  \ A  Scoundrel   Unearthed.  '," Mr. Beatlets���������What is the matter,  ���������Mrs'.-Squiggles? You look terribly wor-  .ried about something. '  'Mrs. Squiggles���������1 have reason to be  worried. 'When my husband gave me  his.week's wages.last night, they were  B,cents short, it looksfiilie two' establishments. ���������' '       '      '��������� '' ���������  If Yon1; Could "Look  into the f tsttire and see the  condition to which yocr  'cougfh, if -neglected, wiH  Bring you, yet* would seek  relief at' once���������and that"'  naturally wo^uld be through  It is a fact that Salzer's vegetable ana flower .  seeds are found in more gardens  &5  .sumt  Cure  SHILOH cures Consump-,  tion, Bronchitis, Asthma,  and   all   Lung;  Troubles*  . Cures < Coughs a'nd - Colds,  j aud on mere farms than any other ^������t*3Sj  in America.    There is reafon ior this. ~*?^  ^^re own and operate over 5C00 acresfor  "j}  the production of our choice seeds. Jn gh  __ order to induce you to try them A-ai  YJi   %ve make tha following uapreo- o?./&  ,��������� edeutedoifav: -     yM  Fo*������20 SSestto PastpaitSfflh  20 l.Jnff������ of rarest Inscluns radishes, *3w  12 jnujjulflecnt earliest eic3oej> ^-S8p(l  30 sorts glorlpiiu ioinaicea.,   /   ' /.S^W  25 peerless Ictiuee ^aiie'Joa," FftZlfctt  33b])!cpi'!i3 beet soria, . @/^WQ  ,C5 gorgeously beautiful Coir;!? ������C6i?3,    C3?<\*  telling all ahout TeoEinte and Pea. VSKS  Oat and Uromns and Smelts, onion    JSpM  seed at COc. a pound, etc., all lor    <%iw2  ������Oc������ in Canadian stamp!.'.    ' (ffi,  SALZHR SEED GO..    *3ei  La Crosso," Wis $$  "RIGHT HERE, DOCTOR"  in a day.  Guaranteed.  25 cents,  "Write to-S. C. Wzoixs & Co., Toronto,  Can., for free trial bottle.  Tviio  plants sccd3 of   anj  iziixd, either in tho homo oi  markot garden, willsosure tho best results from  Karl's Clover Root Tea purifies ihe Blood  from J. M. PERKIRS, Seedsman, 220 Market St.,  WINNIPEG.   1902 Seed Annual freo.  "r M,any 'a man's failure in' small  things is due to his being troubled  with great ambition.' t >  No   man can'be selfish'while1 he is  in lovo. '"'.,'  Any man can learn 'to make mistakes'without serving an apprenticeship.  Keep MASS'S inifdENT'in ite-HOHSS.  Long words, like Jong dresses, frequently hide someth.ng.wrong about'  the understanding. t   ~ ' r  That's the place, right in ,the small of the  back.   ,ItV a dull ache, sometimes'a stinging-  "catch," a "tired  feeling," a .burning pain.  It exposes  the   fact that   you   ere   in   bad  shape, your strength   has been   overtaxed,  your ' kidneys   are   breaking  down,  your nerves are shaky, your bowels  constipated.    You need   the help   of  i " i /  E)n McLaughlin's  Electric. Belt  i. i  % <���������'  ii  I f  it  .Vi-  i'   '  ���������.if  SSSI  ' -   AND YOU CAN  Pay W-heri Cured' (  -if you can offer reasonable security. FailureV  to cure costs you  nothing,' as I take all the,  chances. ��������� i "  r have just completed ^  m'v boa^'tif ul illustrated  book Lellltif,- liow it euros  Lho   weakness  of  men  and women. It is worLh  leading.   1 will' send it,  closely    scaled    KREK  upon request.    Call,  if  pos-ible. and,I will explain what my Belt will-  V do. Call or write to-aaj\ J  ������**��������� A I B,ir'B/:\9W'    Beware of concorns ofTorin?; a thin piece of felt as a substitute  \*ei\\J, 8  Bv/B^ra.   for my ousliion eloctrode^.   Thoso choap coverings aro used,  only t6disRiii.se their bare mbtal blistering electrodes.'   '1 hey have   to bo soaked in  water, which qu'ckly dries and leaves them without current.   My cushion electrodes  ' arc my exclusive invention and cannot be imitated. .,,-,,      -      ,   .      "'     <  "f.     If you'have one of the^c old stylo, blistering bolts I will take it in trade for ono of  mine.   I do this not that the old belt i--'of any use, for. it is not. but to.establish  the  ''valuo of my R-oods with,people who havo been misled ,by tho false claims ol concerns  selling a clwio. worthless article. > t  :-m.W. Bl McLAUGHLIN, A3������ Yonfea Street, Toronto.  r    Some men are kept so  busy maintaining  their, dignity that they have  .no time to earn, a'"decent living.*  The Publisher of the, Best Farmer's  paper in the, Maritime Provinces in  writing to us "state's1:     ' ,   _'   ,  .  I "would say that'I do not   know  of a   medicine   that -has    stood the  ������������������-test1 of time,   like' 'MINATJD'S  XINI-  MEDJT.    It . has . been     ah   unfailing  remedy in  ouivho'usehold ever1- since  -T'-'can.'rembmber; 'arid '  has    outlived  ,'dozens >,pl'. would-be Vompetitoi-s  and  imitations.'.    ".'. '"    '    '* -   '.  ��������� v;Stran'ge: it, is, and sad, that a hil-  man", life  "should so, often miss  the  ionev Human prociousness���������the precious-  . "ness  oL love;  with'all the sympathy;  "all the-compassion, ,all 'the-sustenance that.a "worthy love inclucles.���������  Mary Linskill.  '   ,       ' -<'s    II  *Y '        -.    i >������ 2>-i  >' -' ; < M  > /  Thore is mora Catarrh in this section of the  country thhu all othor diseases nut together,  and ur.tii tho last fow years was s'lpuosed to bs  ' iiicvirable. For a crcat many years doators pronounced it a.local disoass, xuid prescribed local  romedie.-:, and by constantly tnhixia to euro ivith  loca1. troatmonc, pronounced is, incurable.  ���������Science has proven cFta"rti to bo a constitutional disease, and thsrcfoio vcquueo conscirutif rial troatrG.iutiT >Jail'a ^atsxrh Cuio,inianuIac-  tuioclby 1P.J Choney &. Co., 'Joledo, Ohio, is  the only constitutional cure on tha market. It  ' is taken intoraally in closes from >G dcops'to a  ' teaspoonful. J o act^5 directly o~a tho bicod aud  mucous Buriqc'iS of tho system, '."h^y oflev ore  Jmn'irad dcliftrs for a ay enso it niih- io euro.  Scad for ci-crdars and rosliruonkils.  -\rtdrc5s     F J. OHENHii: i CO., Tolodo. O.  ' Sold by ������>vU{?;rlst<3. 7;-u.  Hail's H'ami y ZUln are sko best.  When a wealthy bachelor lays1 his  heart' at' "'a girl's feet she certainly"  ought' not to kick.  RELIC OF THE  REVOLUTION  Vrhen 'all men arc what-they pretend to be -the millenmm problem  will bo easy.  -        ' .  A Secret Pasongev/ay That TTas Used  l>y  Tory   XjCfidcrs.  To provo to you. GiabJ&p. Tunnel workmen engaged in excavat-  Chascs Ointment is a certain ' . ,        ,',.,.-���������  and absolute cure for each' Ing at a farmhouse which stands on  and every,.form of itching Scriveris point, close to Long Island  bleedinprana protruding piles, ',,-,-. ' . ������     .     .  tho Ssantifectrtpsra have guaranteed it. Seotes-; sound, discovered a secret passage load-  timonialsia tho daily press and ask your neigh- , jng from the garret of the house to the  bord what thev think of it,    Jfou can uso it ana -,     .... ., .   ,   ,.       ,  cot your money back if not cured. ������0c a box. al> c sound. Ihe passageway, it is believed,  'UdcaJera or Edmanson.Eates & Co.,Toronto, j -was' used in the Revolutionary war by  "SSfj ������ItoSe^S Olntfifllient,' the Tory leaders of Westchester to escape from the American troops which,  Frojii the Free Press Subscribers Who Have Not Yet  Received the Free Press Premium Barometer     ���������/>'  and Therm orheter. " ���������/���������    ���������  d'j.  The pickpocket may not be absent-  minded, but he ihas moments of abstraction.  MINARD'S LINIMENT Lailjeriaii's Trisnl  . What an interesting thing- is kthc  discovery of love, unknown and unsuspected. It may, well soften some  of our hard exterior, their maj' be a  tender feeling, which, if we knew it,  would send through us a thrill of  ioC.-W.  O. Blaikie.  Railroad Travel  Compared.  The time table of the New York  Central printed in 1S441 gives ground  for a' comparison between , the conditions of travel then and .now. In 1844  it took thirty and a half hours to travel  under Washington, were encamped  for weeks in the neighborhood at the  time that General Howe of the British  army was encamped just opposite, on  Long Island/  The legend of the passage has been  known to the older residents of Westchester, although few of them have  ever seen it. It was known as the  "Tory hole." The 'builder of the old  house was Isaac .Wilkins, an Englishman, who settled in Westchester short  Pnrmelco's Pills possess the pnvror of acting-  specifically upon tho diaonted oi^mus, stimulating to action tho dormant energies of tho  system, thereby removing- disease. In fact, so  great is tho nower of this medicine to eleaaso  and purify, that diseases of almost every name.  and nature arc driven from the body. Mr. D.  Carswell, Carswell P.O., Ont., writos : "I have  tried Parmcloe's Pills, andsfind them an excellent medicine, and one that will sell woll."  YV'jsc is he who knows'where his  knowledge ends ' and his ignorance  begins.  MINARD'S LINIMENT is .useii by PHysicIans.  by mail train from Albany to Buffalo             In 1902. by the Empire State express,! ly   before "the" Revolution." Notwith-  it  takes  five   hours   and   thirty-seven | standing that he  married a sister of  minutes    In 1S44 the fare from Albany j Lewis Morris, one of the signers of the  to Buffalo was 511.50.   In 1002 the fare : Declaration of Independence, he was a  is $0.15.    In 1S44 the route from Alba-  Taking a stout girl' out riding in a  light biiggyis suggestive 'of a spring-  meeting.  ny to Xiagiira Falls was by rail to Syr-'  acuse.' thence via Oswego canal and  Lake Erie; distance, 333 miles; fare,  5510; time, 32 hours. In 1902 the distance by New York Central is 305  miles; fare, $0.13; time, 0 hours 14 minutes. In 1S44 the cars were lighted  with candles, there were no sleeping  cars, meals were obtained at primitive  taverns, and the physical condition of  the roadway made long and tiresome  delays necessary and a journey an irksome undertaking.  i  hot Tory.  iCo"ono need fear-.cholera or rny summer complaint if they have a bottlo ef Dr. J.D. Kollogg's  .Dysentery Cordial ready.for use. It corrects all  looseness of the bowels promptly and causes a  healthy and natural action, Tins is a medicine  adanted for tha young and old, rich and poor,  audls rapidly becoming the most popular medicine fox .cholera, dysentery, etc, in the m-rliet.  ���������Philadelphia ���������Inquirer.:' "I wish to  ask a question pertaining to the  game laws," said the visitor to the  queries editor. ..*'���������������������������  "Ask on, my. friend." ,  "When is the open season for  shooting stars "? "  But before the editor could answer  him he was gone.  Monkey Brand Soap will clean a house from  cellar to roof, but wou't wash clothes.  W.N. U. No. 308.  Campaigning  In  Saianr.  With the exception of a small part  of the.-Island of Samar.the ground is  entirely covered with a dense jungle,  which it is next to impossible to penetrate, says a Manila newspaper. The  trails lead off fairly and after a few:  miles end in a blank wall of jungle,  which is'so matted that it takes hours  for the soldiers' to cut a trail wide  enough for the passage of a single man  at a time. What the natives call trails  ..in the mountains are_simply paths almost entirely covered with jungle  grass, rattan and bamboo, through  which the hardy mountaineers force  their way with ease, while the more  encumbered and less accustomed white  soldier cannot get through at all.     ;  Conclusive Evidence.  Lawyer���������My great-grandfather was  a famous pirate.  Client���������Then there is something in  heredity after all.���������Philadelphia North  American.    ;   The house stands near a small creek  leading to the sound. It is a two story  frame structure with shingled sides. It  has an immense chimney and fireplaces  and was considered one o������ the finest  houses in Westchester county when it  was built, 137 years ago. The upper  stories arc provided with portholes,  through which (he inniates guarded  their grounds.  Tlie passage leading to the tunnel is  in the garret. It is about four feet  wide and is covered with a trapdoor.  Stones steps projecting.from the outside of the' chimne'y form a stairway  all the way down to the ground, where  a tunnel passes under the basement and  runs out under the yard do the small  tidewater creek. The mouth of the  cave and the tunnel years ago tumbled  in and are now almost obliterated, but  the passageway from attic to.cellar is  intact.-   D'iSicnl.t   All   Around.  "This is a hard -world; I can't please  anybody."'  '���������Th.'it so?"  "Yes, and nobody .plrasps tne."���������Chicago Iiccord.   .   ��������� Evils*, of  ShoJ-t.Ni������3i<edJse.������������*.  '"Briggs is dreadfully nearsighted.  You know that hat his wife wears with  all those black pinnies in it?"  '���������Yes. I've sr-eu it."  "Well. Briggs thought it was the head  of a feather duster, and be tied it to  his cane and had brushed a lot of  spider webs from the porch ceiling  before his   wife  caujrbt  him  at  it."  .   r ;The manufacturers"have tiecn unable to supply .instruments "quickly  enough to meet our, heeds and subscribers, who are-entitled to/and:have  not yet received the Free Press combination"Thermometer and Barometer  are asked to wait patiently, for a week or two until .a further supply ;cari *  be received. '''.*' ' ' '    '  In the first announcements all subscribers who -renewed or sent in  their subscriptions before Dec. 31st were promised prompt delivery'of  thcrFrce Press combination Thermometer and'Barometer and this promise  was faithfully fulfilled. ' Long- before such time, however, it was apparent"  that the demand for this instrument would far exceed the supply and a  special rush order'was forwarded to the manufacturers lor several, thou-'  sand more to be delivered by January 15th and the offer was extended to  January 31st.  On account of the expensive nature of1 the premium, exceeding as it  docs in value that offered by any other paper in America, the Free Press  intended to withdraw the offer on January 31st, but-when the shipment  arrived on January 15th the supply was found to be entirely inadequate  and subscriptions and requests for the instrument continuing to pour in  from ail sides, it was decided to place a further order for several thousand  and extend the offer until this last shipment should be exhausted.  A reliable thermometer and barometer is an article needed in every  house. In the homes of the Canadian Northwest it is an almost indis-  pensiblc article. You can secure a handsome instrument of this' kind,  guaranteed to register temperatures and atmospheric changes accurately,  by forwarding -$1.00 to the Free Press, Winnipeg. This payment entitles  you to the Weekly Free Press Tor one year. Order at once on subjoined  blank before supply is exhausted.  "   >.,& >l  1              .-         '    K   i'=f**S  >"'���������  ^_"! rY 3  cj     ,       Co-'*'1*  i   **  if   ._. V ��������� "-r\������������ ^ -������������  Y1"*  ;r "},  <      ��������� ,- Y   <  s.Y /���������*��������� Y -  * - "-.If  ��������� '-v   "> ,..'-  n   ,' -   -M-TV     ' ."       .  - ���������>���������'  ���������i ;������������������  ���������:3  .������������������8  ^*Jt ?|? ??��������� ������ff t^f -&> tjf +U *fo ?|? ?fer 4i >|? th **? t|f r.Jf 1$? ?!? ^5$  ���������������?.  ft'  lie  I  I  i  f  3  A.  Order Form.  The Manitoba Free Press Co.,  Winnipeg, Man.  Enclosed please find the sum of One Dollar  (Si.00) for which please send me the Weekly  Free Press for one year and tlie Free Press combination Thermometer and Barometer accordinc  to the terms of your offer.  ������������������������ ������������������������������������ ��������� ���������. *,������... ��������� ..������'#,,,,.... i\ A^rc  ������������������rXpf  '.->'-���������  ..Address.  ^ ifi tfi ������������i ^ tffc 4^ *S* *l^ 4^- 4* 4"* 4^ 4^ 4"* H6 4^ 4^ 4^ 4^ 4^ &  ������������������������������������������������  ������O������<D������������������O������O������O������OO������������������OO������O������0������O������GOOd������O������  o  For Sale Everywhere  Try   our  Parlor   Matches.  They produce a quick LIGHT  ���������without     any      objectionable  fumes.     ::���������.���������.'-.:  ���������S  $OeSO9O6 9 9 9SOOl)O0009V9t9  lip^ted,    hull  ��������� ? GANADA.  ������  o  o  ������  ������  o  ������  ������  9  9  o  ������  ������ u _^������^l������i��������� 3 -*--r-ti*_-vW*Jfr������(J**t**inifc������AUJii-ii  rnl.,������,Jhri.firW JliH  &a^a.'i*-taj.   ������*-,'tirJ:-J**** 'C^uKKd.'UMWJI-Ur'CA-autxkU  *d������i������������*������to jg T,avi������i umf.ytliatfgftA  niii^witaUtf(n������2S^^Ja&������^^jUA^_j������j4^������^M  [���������    T������CO    EVETlY''.WTi:D'NRSl)A5f.'      j  5-.zost;r\ption, $2 a year, in advance.  ���������������������������'irr       --A  ' ��������� * , . I*������.  Hn&erson, }������5itor  I "'  ��������� '" ,1-i isrtisers-who ."want  tlieir  ad  .car\n������ea,'    sliould   get    copy m   t-y  9 a.ua , day before issue        -    < ,  M,h c.).->Htrt     rdiliii_ ' t������    rece-ve  ' Nv,',vs .-esiii'arly will confer a favcr bv   noti  fyu.-t; d,. '<-fhce.  JVo  'Fork Strictly C. O. D.  ' T-rarwio-ct Ads Cash in Advance.  <        -^-  ���������h \  Mi  Mr       i  k-'  DIBSCT from tlie,GRQWEB to the COU SUSIES  C.'J.."MOORE, "Soje Agent  I::;  i  li.  if  John   Oliver,   M.P.P.,   who  m -de a very fr.aik statement, in the  Lc'isL-ture a few weeks .ago of his  ' in'enik/ii   to give 'an   independent  support to the Government  so long  1 as it continued to bring in good  hg.s:aiion,ih,'S recanted^ and has  i .u.ed the Oppusrion ranks.     The  , mlrodvclibrrof bad' legislation did  *v>l' es-a'e  the .withdraw&l of this'  honest man's support. " 'His reasons  are   apparently   of- a^ very .sordid  nature,  si" desire to   aequire.wealth'  <  quick!\ has seized hold of him, and  " - the bait 'heid'before  his eyes* is a  i l j  .", lo':al .,directorship  _in   a    wild-cat  mining company .organized "under  \  the lawsf.f the State" of Jvlaiiie,'with  -   au authorised capital of $3,000.000,"  divided into 320.000 shares of a par  value of'$25 each.    The Company"  claims ,to   have .tufficient   ore* in  ��������� *  sight in their mines'to pay off   the  national   debt ,,of   Canada   in   ten  years,,"and  estimates  its profits ..at '  $2,490,000  annually.:'  This Com-''  pany, through Mr Oliver", bas'rmide  an' offer, to t^e Government io build  the Ooast-Kootenay Railroad, und  no   sane   man, -after   reading   the  Compnny's   p'ri>spectus,vcan blame  the Government for refusing tp have  ., an*tiling to  do  with an' 'organization   got   up' for' the  purpose1" of  ssvindim'p   on ��������� a  very   large  scale.  The name of t'ne Company is a very-  striking one   ���������'Olalla Copper  and  Mining Smelting Company,"  eapi  ' tal, $8,000,000.  ' Hon. W. L. Douglas, the world's greatest shoemaker,  is  president, and   Mr  LTugrin, ' of  ���������   Vicoria, legal adviser.      N ��������� doubt  ' many   fools    and   rogues    will    be  found in-B.C. ea^er to bujT stock in  v    Ibis  gigantic, swindling   organization.     As an instance of the gullibility of   people, .we   may note the  [act ihat for.some years a Tontine  '  Company   doing   business   in    St.  Paul's, Minnesota, and which,pro- i  mised 200 per cent.1' profit on stock,  ban received from $2,000   to $3,000  weekly from Victoria shareholders.  The concern has recently "stopped  payment " leaving many people to  mourn the loss of their hard-earned  money.  I'miiWimiii ��������� i i ii i m 11111 i urn" >ii[|rr'  ������tBMBMawujJi3na  ., WHARF ,bNOTES.-        ^  fegg-^fi?sg^^^^&SSg������f^@SS safe  -   ' ������  ,    1     ,  S.S.   Active  was   .n :for   bunker  coal  Saturday.   ���������  '    Ship Glory of theSeas is .loading  coke for San,Franciscol  The Transfer was in, oh,Salurday  for a load of coal and,coke.  j l *  S.S.  Tepic and scows were.over  for three loads of coal,during the  i ' ,'  'week,  Barge Robert Kerr was over for a '  cargo of coal'for Vancouver, sailing  on Saturday.  ' S.S. Vulcan called in- on' Thursday for bunker cnal. She was  bound north for a, boom of logs.  The tugs'' Com ot and Dauntless  were in on'Monday for hunker coal  ���������they were both bound north for-  logs.    . o   _    *   ���������  Ship Florence c mipleted h'er.cargo of coal and; sailed for. Dutch.  Harbour. Alaska, on Friday, in tow  of the s.s. Lome. :  -S.S. Garonne is.due .Wednesday  for bunker coal. 'After coaling she  will proceed to Seattle'to load cargo  for Cape Nome. "        " -  | PERSONAL. ������  MrsM.  Mitchell  is   visiting  in  Konaimo.  Ai'r T.'Bickle returned from Na-  :uiii;o last boat.  Mr Geo. Bob-on of the H.B.'Co.  w.a-s in town last week.  Mrs Dowdell has gone to visit  her mother in Tacoma.  Mr D. Richards is being visited-  by his father from Pennsylvania,    ;  Mr C. J. South,   the secretary of  the  S.P.C.A.,  took Mr Wilkinson's  place in the pulpit Sunday.  Mrs Wna.:Moore has joined her  husband here. They bovint; removed  from Ladysmith to this place.  Rev. Mr Glassford attended  meeting of the Presbytery in Na-  joiiimo and returned Saturday on  wheel over the road.  S. S Pri ncess May w a s in Mond a y  for bunker coal. She was bound  clown from Skagway and had only  twelve passengers on board.  The U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear  co:;led, leaving on Monday * for  Alaskan waters, where she will  spend the season on patrol duty.  S.S, Nell called in for bunker  coal on her way down from Northern B.C. ports. She reports some  wreckage having been picked up on  one of the small islands of the  Queen Charlotte group, by some  Indians. It is feared this wreckage  may be from the fishing schooner.  Nellie Thurston, which is said to be  overdue from the fishing banks.  Passenger List per s.s. '"City of  Nanaimo." '-r- M. Matthews, H.  Keane C. J.'South, H. Creech, W.  D. Richards, Miss Machewson. Mrs  Joyce, ��������� Duncan, J. Bradlay, IT.  Mitchell, J. Ashborn, R. Payzarr,  Mrs W. H. Moore, A. Chambers, J.  I-Iansworth, G. Robson,.T Hudson.  fob s-A-Ijje  maplehurst  far  ' /' H O' R N BY     I S L AN D,' ;  (COMOX   DISTRICT),  '    - ^  Contaming-r- ,  230, Acres.    ���������   200  Acres Fenced'.  I o  -About 400 healthy Bearing Fruit Trees.  70 Acres cleared up good, and in crops  a       and hay land. >     ���������      ,  62  Acres  cleared  up/rough;   but  good"  pasture. '' -      ,  85   Acres bush���������easy cleared.  13  Acres chopped and burned over.  The whole of'the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any'kind of grain arid  root crops. Io suitable for beef,., dairy'or  slieep.,  ,      r " '-''��������� - ' '',';  15.000'Cedar Rails'in boundary and  fieUl .fence's^.       ' '   '���������  Large 7-roomed house���������water in house"  2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by 75 feet.   Sheep  Barnj Hen Houses, etc.   '  1 Buildings 5 years old.'-, Abundance of/  good water.',   Nearly 1'mile .frontage on  Lambert Channel.    \}������ miles from Government Wharf. " '      ������  . Good   Markets���������Cumberland   (Union .  Mines), Nanaimo and Victoria.  Good ,'shooting ������������������ Deer, grouse and  ducks plentiful.-"' . '  Price,  $6000  T t  - 1-8 cash, .balance,   6 per cent.  0   >  c -'  Also, 246 Acres adjoining���������good land, at  SS per acre.      :    ' \  Aisb, several   Good Grade'Jersey Cows,J  .   Heifers   lo   calve, and'Yearling . and'  -.    Heifer CalVes.'       ' 'l  '      Apply GEO.  HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island. \  14-5-C2     ,       ���������;   ";'  ���������ftTOTICE IS^HERTiBT GIVEN lhat aix'y  j\ ilaya nfoev date I in '.en A to apply'to the ,  Honourable tho Chief Commissioner of  Lauds and Works for- permission to purchase the following Crown lauds: com-  monoing at; a post on' the north shore of  Otter Bay, Chatham Point, Vancouver  Island, thence west forty chains, thei co  'south forty chains, thence oadt forty  chains, thence along the shore -to the  print of commencement, containing 160  acres more or less.  ALBERT FRANCIS YATES.  ISTES    IPS   <35��������� 9$ B SFI ffigga' " "#^   Zfo   (^ PIS  t& rite    1Vi'  Pii3 5* 55   ^        r( ft? is    B-J9   S������ S S������ 5a  mm *{f������, p������������ km %&   & M     Wm  y^ &^  ^  Ready-Mixed  Paints,  ' Alabastine;     Whiting.  Glue,    Wall- -  Paper ,  v*  '  Garden Tools,     Flower' Pots,: 'Etc.  A  l-In  asiniur Avenue, -  llMberland, E.G.  JUVXXKjanu^r^t.  ������.-raa������cx������=������������-sn������������a������������������^'���������������������������������������^^  IK , -  '       ' ���������   '    ''  I'K'fl. PEACE������, Bragpt & Statien.er.,,  ������) '      ' '  ���������   FOR  THAT COUGH,   TRY        "',  '"'"'" '  ������������������������ WINTER'S--      '   '������������������''���������'.'-'���������':���������. '��������� ' '-:;  1''"' r^J- ��������� ,,;��������� ,-iIn'ST-A-NT   ������������������'.'.'.,     '  it's a good  't-     -I .->   -       >  FOR      OJ.1ILDP..EN  -   - CO.-LJGH 'CURE-',:!;  )OD, ONE,' AJNTD   EBJ.IAR1.E, '     :   ,,        "     " '   -    W  .'AND       ADULTS.  A  We *aie'" selling 'our  TOILET-SOAPS   at   Cost   to ' make  room.'    v   'Ki'neSt.  Away Down.  GLYu;-lRlNE   and   CASTILJ  SOAPS  i  STORE 'OPEN Sundays fiom 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.,  ' ruicl from 5'p.m. to 6 p.m.  -|^-.Dunsmuir Ave./ , ]:       -K* .'.'Cumberland. ��������� B.C. .|g; -���������'  ^  n  ^@^^^fe^P^_fe^^^^^������!^?^^^^������yj  ts-Jtioa^aiK uugTTfc< *mrr**+zzi  Baldness Siiooessfulij 10are.ii,  Namiimo. B.C.,  Dated the 4th day of April, 1902.  16-4-02    Sfc  0^*-       CUMBERLAND HALL'.  THE JflLLI 4 (MB BilOE  FRIDAY Evening. MAY" 23.  from 9 p.21. to 2 a.m.  A   Fiua   Floor   and the   Beat   of   Music.  Gentlemen, 50c ;     Xiadios, Froe.  Ailfertise ia tlie News, i  By PROF. SCHAFFNER  The Old   "NEWS" BUILDI3TG.  A remarkable cure effected. Cures baldness of long standiug by the uso of PEERLESS HAIR RESTORER and ELECTRIC  MASSAGE TREATMENT, both of which  combined destroy ali germs and invigorate  the roots which stimulates circulation of the  active forces that feed the hair follicles.  From one to two months treatment  will Hestore Baldness of long- standing^  Daily, Treatment $15 per month.  Parasites cause all hair trouble. Dandruff  is caused by a germ which saps -the hairs  vitality.' "Vaseline and oils am of no benefit  to the hair, a3 dandruff germs thrive in  tbem, as -well *s in all grease. To cure dandruff, which ia preceded by, and a sure indication of, falling hair, it is necessary that  the dandruff germ be eradicated. From one  to tbree bodies of the Peerless Hair Restorer will cure the worst chronic caste.  >Tp  VIOLIN.  Take a; Dry  Sponge  and   pour  on   it  a-.bucket 'cf water  It  will   swell   every time sure. ���������������������������-...     ���������������������������       '������������������-���������  "HUT'-wcare not selling spoHgea, our^line is������������������ ;  D. THOMSQN. Teacher of Violin.  Music for Dances, &c, supplied  at short notice.     Orders left with'.  Mr E.   Barrett,   at' the Big Store,  will be promptly attended to. L.  H  ������������������JJ  s  EL  L     BUGGIES  of all finds. We hava ju^t received a Car Load of Opea snd Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Phitform, Duplex aud Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Buckboa'rds,   Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all of tho most Up toDate Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers aud ourselves.      ..     ..     ..     ...   ..  Mr Paul), the photographer,  has  given such satisfaction  in   his   art ,T _ _^w-j        -^ ~ _, ,,  that  it is  safe to   assume that  he! J^A'JS AT'M'U  -    OlfiA  will have a large run   upon   his re- J  turn here on 25th. |  8-12-'02  uaBl   WORKS  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  iia;  j  ' NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that ap-  plication .will bp made, to the Legislative  ���������Assembly' of the Province of British Columbia at its present.session for an Act to incorporate a Company with power to construct, equip, maintain and operate a siugle  or double line'of railway, to be operated by  steam, electricity or any other mode or  power, at and from the City of Victoria in  the province of Britiah Columbia, thence  North west by the most feasible route to a  point at or near Seymour Narrows in .the  said Province of British Columbia; aud  with power  to construct,   establish,   main-  ferry st������aujt>l)ip" teryice for  the purpose' of -  transferring for.rewartj passengers aud pau-   '  sunger ai-.rt freighters from the','said  ^���������.>iafe  at or ueiir Seymour Narrow* iu Vancouver's  1*1  Island (.0 a point on  tho   Mainland   of   the  Province  01   British Columbia-;   and  with  further  powers  to   build,   equip, maintain ,  and operate   branches of   the   said   railway  from any point 'on, the  main lino thereof to-  ahy point in Vancouver   Iyland ;  and  with  power  to build and  operate  wamways in  connection with the said railway ; und with  power to  build,   construct, equip, uriai]i~aiu  and operate telegraph aud telephone lines in  connection    witi    the _said-.-railways   and  branches ; and with power to generate 1 lec-  tricicy  for  the  supply of light,   heat  and  power,  aud   for all,   any and  every  other  purpose  mentioned  in  Sections  80, 81, S2  and 83 of the'" Water Clauses Consolidation  Act,   1897,"     and Ho  do everything  necessary or incidental to the carryingont  .pf  all  or  any of the objects referred to in  the said sections; and with  power .to' exercise all the powers given to the Company  by Parts IV and V of the   ** V7ater Clauses  Consolidation Act, 1897 ;" and with power  to build, own and maintain saw-mills ;  and  to carry on a general express business,'and  1 to build,    maintain   and   operate   bridges,  re;*dsi,     ways,     ferries,    'wharves,   docks,  steamboat?,   steamships,   coal bunkeru, 'and  other work.-i; and lo (make  traffic  or other  ' arrangements  with   railway,  steamship  or  steamboat and other companies ;   aud   with  power to expropriate lands for the purposes  of ihe Company and to acquire land bonuses,  privileges * or other  aid from any Government or Municipality,   or other  persons  or  bodies corporate, and with power  to  build  wagon roads to bo used  in the construction  of such railway and in "advance of same, and  to  levy and  collect tolls from all  persona  using, and on all freight passing over any of  such roads built by  the Company, whether  before or after the construction of the railway, and with power to sell out its  undertaking; and with all other usual, .necessary  or incidental rights, or privileges as may be  necessary or conducive to the above objects,  or any of them.  Dated "at Victoria, B.C.,  this 24th day of  March," a.d., 1902. ,  KOBERTSON & ROBERTSON,  Solicitors for the Applicants  2-4 02    6t  /;  \  NOTICE.  TjINGlNEERS, Firemen, Machinists and  Ij Electricians send far 40-pajJe Pamphlen  containing Questions asked by Examining  Board of Engineers to obtain Engineers  License.���������Address, Geo. A. Zellir, Pul,-  tain   and   continually operate   a   railway     lisher, 18 S. 4th St;, St. Louis, Mo., U.S A������  r  I

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