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 /���������  ���������uJ=<J"  /  sPs^y        "AS- ,    ���������  C/./V#7^*^  /  SEVENTH YEAR,  CUMBERLAND,    B.    C. SATURDAY   MAY 13th,     iSj������o  :^%������^/ofr<^^^ ���������  dent's Clothing.  Arrangements are being made for remo  val, but we do not intend to drop behind  the times in the meantime. We have just  received a. small lot of new clothing, up-to  date in every respect, which we will clear  at close prices. Special values from $5.00  to $18.00 per suit.  CALL AND SEE THEM.  SHOCKING^   MURDER.  Wants a Divorce���������Eight Hours a  jjay���������Methodist Conference -Blood-  shed.  EMPLOYEES; CELEBRATE  Nanaimo, May lvt.���������The merchants' employees Association held  their first half holiday. A procession headed by the  band was form  1 t  ed to the park where sports were in  dulged in.  THE METHODIST  CONFERENCE.  men.t are backing Lvxlgato and  Messrs Martin and Cotton are at  'outs' on the subject. A telegram  was received from Mr. Maxwell, M.  P by Frank Burnett, , reading as  follows: "Telegram will be - sent  to-night by minister. Proud of  what has been done. We are . all  satisfied.  Bishop ChristieAppoint  ed to Archbishopric ,  of Oregon Diocese.  SHOCKING CRIME  '  MISSOURI.    .  IN  Corsets  We have just received some splendid  lines of corsets from $1.00 to $2.50. See  our summer corsets at 60 cents  Underwear  Seventy-five sample pieces ladies underwear just to hand. These were bought  at our own price and they.are bargains.  See our  Ladies' White  Wear and   Remnants  ������ of Calicoes,   Dimities,    Organdies,   Wool   Delaines, etc.  -   ���������"���������''���������/���������/"   STEVENSON & CO.  HoadoP Pianos  Owing to the great demand for and the popularity of  the HEINTZMAN & CO., PIANOS, we have .now on  the way from the factory a CARLOAD of these  instruments, included in which is one of their BABY  GRANDS.  will te the first CARLOAD of Pianos to come to Victoria,  irst Baby Grand of Canadian make imported into the  The Heiritzman & Co., is used by all the great artists of the  day when visiting Canada.  Write for Catalogue.  M.W.Waitt&Co.i!  Agents for  ncouver  and...  YICTORIA, 'JS- O.  Try a bottle of Hood's Sarsaparilla.  I have a full stock of all the  Popular Medicines. ......  ^Finest  [J Supplies.    TRY  quality     of      Stationery,  School  Nanaimo;' May 11.���������The Methodist-Conference is in session here today. Rev. R. Whitington, M. A.,  of Vancouver was elected president.  Rev. J. P. Bowell was elected secretary of conference. ' Among the  draft of stations, but subject to  change before submission final  deface next week. Rev. W; Hicks,  Cumberland; Rev.- W. H. Hicks,  Denman, not fixed yet.  EIGHT HOURS A DAY.  Victoria, 11.���������The,. Gazette tonight contains the "��������� announcement  that the eight hour day mining  legislation affecting metalliferous  mines will be ,enfored in thirty  days f'-om this date.    -,   ,  Fire at, Skagway reported by  Cott.ige City caused:loss /estimated  at $60,000; whole block was burned.  - -it     '  _ ,     -   jf  \ Alexander Salmorid^%>fwComox  and C. S Ryder, Jr., of Cnmbe-land  have been appointed License Commit- ioners and Constable Thompson License Inspector.  WANTED���������A FOOL  KILLER  New York, May 11.���������New   Orle-  ans dispatch says the most extraordinary case   of   physical   surgery  caused by barbarous fanaticism   of  a divine healer has come  to   light  at Wiggiman, La.      Young Italian  ran to Mrs. Miolas,   who,   yielding  to persuasion, was   convinced   she  had a devil in her throat and suffered a healer,  an   Italian,   named  Dycherlo to beat her   cruelly   and  and gash her neck in an   effort   to  drive   out   demon.     The   woman  may die.    Healer is in jail.  A BLOODSHED IN  MISSOURI.  Oklona, Miss., May 10.���������As result of dispute here to-night, four  men among the most prominent'  citizens are dead. Details are confusing. Dr. Wm, Murphy became  involved in a dispute over a bill  which he claimed one Clarke owed  him. The dispute became heated  and a fight ensued. Clarke drew a  knife and slashed Murphy, severing  the jugular vein. Howard Murphy, son of the physician, rushed  to the scene of the killing and shot  Clarke to death. Walter Clarke,  brother of Charles D. 'Clarke, and  Howard Murphy then began a duel to fetile the mailer. Pistols  we 'e yiskI. Toe men fought vici-  ouvly with result that both were  kiih-d,  THAT LIVELY ISLAND.  Vancouver, May 10.���������The muddle in the Deadman's Island case  goes from bad to worse. Ludgate  has put 100 men to work clearing  the island.    The Dominion Govern  Chicago, May , 10.���������Mrs. Jane  Tetlaton, a widow-of Maiden, Mo.;,  together with her four children.  were. found dead in bed., They  had been murdered. Their bodie.-  were partly incinerated in the ' r;>  ins of their home, which was set on  fire by the murderer. A son, of Mr.  Tettaton's first wife is under arrest  for the crime.  The other evening neighbors saw  the Tettaton home on fire, and dis-  covered the bodies of the   ffve vie-  tims in   the   flames.    The   bodies  were rescued,burned  past   recognition.    One of the children   had  'a*  bullet in the head,   and   half   the  mother's'skull was   gone.    In ��������� the  yard was, found the stepson,  feigning un consciousness, with, thirteen  trifling knife wounds on   his"   head  and face.    He declared   the , cume  was committed  by   two   unknown  men, who, he said,   entered   while,,  hecwas talking to   his   stepmother  and demanded money.    He, refused,  to: give it- up and''-tlie"  men".- opened-"-1  .fire.    At the first "fire, he says,   the  widow fell, and as he ran  into  the  yard he was cut and beot, into   insensibility.    He claims  to   be   entirely ignorant of all that followed.  WANTS DIVORCE -AT 103.  Columbus, Ind., May 11.-���������Geo.  Wray, aged 103, brings suit in the  Brown county circuit court for divorce from his wife, Susannah,  aged 40, alleging unfaithfulness.  Right Rev. Alexander Christie,  Roman Catholic Bishop' of Van-  cover Island,has received official  notification of his appointment to  the archbishopric of Oregon,vacated '<'  b'y the death of Archbishop Gross ������"  last year. .��������� ���������   .   '   ' -     ,\  When Bishop   Christie   goes   to  Portland to  be   consecrated." arch*    -  bishop,scarcely a   year   will- have' ' '  elapsed since his    appointment- to/  the bishopric of Vancouver Island,". <��������� -  but in thatshort time he has done 'V  much to advance- the work   of the '  church in'the diocese.    In Victoria l\: :  the improvements he proposed have ''  \:  ��������� been barely commenced,butalreadyv,' 1.  an orphanage has been established,"   J  St.    Louis college improved,a new,  kindergarten erected and ��������� Institute;; <.--.  Hall moved to   make, room   for/-i*-;'.\'  new residence for the   bishop. ,and   . ���������"���������  priests, the idea ��������� being   to .. use - the ,. ������������������. d  present residence as aCatholic col- V T'  lege for higher education. ,-"' ^  . Thes is the second   occasion   on :  which a bishop of   Vancouver   Is- '  land has been* appointed ��������� to,, the \  archdiocese of Oregon,   the ��������� former v  one being Archbishop Seghersjwho;. -  was murdered in the Yukon valley; ������������������;'  The archdiocese was created in 1850  and   the     former    bishops   were: \ ���������  Most Rev. Francis Blancheit; D.D:/  J|  1850���������1880;.Most-Rev.C.J. Seghers; V'"'  1880���������1884; Most Rey.W. H.GrpssV' ������  1885���������1898:.-., According to.tlhejlast ? \  , Directory,the  archdiocese -'������ has   80 '<���������; ���������\  -V   -- i'-'"';-\   ' .,������' -   -->.Y   .   yx-'.^w-.-"-��������� 'fX~r\  churches and Ichapels, 2 seminaries;   -.  2 colleges for . boys, 12. academies7    :,  for girls, 23 parish  schools,'  2   or-    "���������  phan asylums and 8 charitabler. in*  stitutions.    The Catholic   popula-   - <  tion of the archdiocese is 35,000.    .  FARMERS' INSTITUTE.  Regular meeting of the Comax Farmers'  Institute be held at Courtenay on Thursday  thelSthMay 1899, at the hour of 7:30 p.  m.  BUSINESS.  Lecture on "Different Points of Different  Breeds of Cattle," by Mr. Street of Victoria.  Lecture on "Artificial Manures and Their  Application."  by Mr. Anderson,   Victoria.  Sandwick. B.C. A. URQUHART,  May 9, 1899. President,  "..   WM.    DUNCAN,  Secretary and Treasurer.  Entrance Examinations.  SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES.  Comox   leads   in  percentage  of    pirpila  passed.'  COMOX, August to March, teacher, Miw  M. E. Bissett;' present teacker, MlM B������  Nethcrby.  Katie     McArdle,     Bessie    MacDoDtldk  Leo Anderton.  COURT NOTES.  Before His Honor Judge Harrison.  In the goods of Mark Walker,1 deceased,  order made for letters of administration to  Joseph Walker.  Westwood vs McQuillan���������rSeater garnishee. Ju'lgrment agaiust garnishee for  $25.00 and costs.  The next sitting of this court will be  held June 14ch.  CUMBERLAND,   J. B. Bennett teacher.  Nellie    TarbeiL   Annie    Wier,    Bve^jtt  Bate, Mary Tarbell, Nellie Miller.'  PUNTLEDGE, J. N. Muir teacher.  Reg.   Carwithen, John  Milligan,  Mary  Milligan.  COURTENAY, R. L. Landells teacher.  Robina Dingwall.  Tho above list is in order of merit���������pa*  pil as well as school. Miss N. Tarbell lead*  with au average of 77.27.  During the year four candidate* paawd)..-.  fram Comox, H.:H. Trowse having'"'.'���������ajajv/-  ceeded at a supplementary in December*  CARD OF THANKS.  The Secretary of the  Union   and  Comox  District Hospital acknowledges with thanks  a   donation of   ������11.00   from,   the Coucert  Company of H. M. S. Phaeton.  Births.  At Maternity Home Nanaimo,  May 8th, to Mr. and Mrs. C. C.  Westwood of Cumberland, a son.  Chamber's Encyclopedia, eight  volumes, b.mnd in cloth, for sale  cheap.    Call at News Office..  I Have  Received  BY DIRECT IMPORTATION, A. CHOICE  SELECTION OF  English and  Scotch Suitings.  " SSSggggg  Call and Examine.  P. D*irwe u  FAMILY G  A Picture WMcIi Nearly Cost a Photographer His Life.  ONLY PICTURE OF THE NOTORIOUS  I-IATFIKL.DS  of the Hat-   6,  , 7.    Damoron,   a   relative  fields and an "outlaw."  Elias Hatfield, son of "Devil Anse."      S.  Son of "Cap" Hatfield. 0.  Troy Hatfield, sou of -"Devil Anse."   ' JO;  "Devil Anso" Hatfield. u.  Mrs.  "Devil Anse."  Mrs. "Cap" Hatfield.  Joe ITatfk-kl. .son of "Devil Anse,  Son of "Cap" IlaUlekl.  "Cap" Hiitfiold.  Supposed to bo F.illson Mounts.  When the famous feud between tho Hatfield   and   McCoy families,   which   cost  ' many  lives in  the mountain country of  : "West; Virginia and Kentucky, was declared at an end in, April, 1897,"tho  families  ' of old Randolph McCoy and tho descendants of old Deacon IDIlison Hatfield, led  by tho notorious "Devil  Anso," gathered  I on  the  banks of the Big Sandy river to  sanction tho wedding of Mary McCoy and  young Aaron Hatfield.   There aro rumors  ''  now,.says, tho  Now York  Sim, that this  ..peace protocol is over and talk of a fresh  '   outbreak.    Whether there is any ground  , for tho belief that the feud is to bo rcopon-  ,ed it is'hard to toll, for fighting, nr.c miking, is what,both families ongago in when  ��������� tho ill feeling comes to tho top and there  aro scores to bo settlod.  '" Four times the, Hatfields and tho Mc-  -Coys gathered to dcclaro off tho feud that  mis bee:! passed down through fchroo generations, and three times out of tho four  blood was shed before tho negotiations  were concluded.. Moonshine whisky,which  both .families make and drink in largo  .quantities, has boon responsible mainly  for the breaking of theso compacts, and if  the families go at each othor again it will  probably be bocau&o of the ovil effects of  ihe product cf the illicit distiliorios in tho  West Virginia mountains. It is almost in-  ..orediblo that such a fond could start up  .again' and continue with Ihcsamo freedom  *'t,hat it did 20 years ago, Nit it is possible,  , for tho authorities of that si.-ito aro as  ���������powerless  to  stop  it  today af=  they were  'yonrs ago, when Parish and Sam McCoy  shot and killed young Hill Siayton from  nmbu:-h, thereby shedding the (irsfc Wood  of the feud.  ��������� ��������� The picture that, ncrnmpanics this story  -   is p.'ii'tiaulai'ly interesting for two reasons  ���������first, it is the only group picture over  taken of tho Hatflelds and tho only picture  ever taken of any of tho. loaders'of that;  Mamiiy'with thsiv consent; secondly, having been taken In times of peace, it illustrates tho caution with which these outlaws are observing tho truce. There aro  four revolver's and four rifles in night.  How many small weapons thore arc in  concealment it is impossible to tell, but  the reader can bo pretty certain that; Mrs.  ������������������Devil 'Anso" and Mrs. "Cap," in the  background and the two youngsters in  the foreground are as veil prepared for  emergencies as their relatives. It was only a shore time after this picture was taken that, one of thoso youngsters tried to  murder a deputy sheriff who had cornered  his father, "Cap" Hatfield, who was a fugitive from justice, having escaped from  the jail at Williamson. Tho youngster  oamo pretty near succeeding In Ms purpose.  ��������� After "Cap" Hatfield escaped from jail  in -Tijlrr    ISO"   1>������ -m������l<2������ fn������ ' '1 '>;'v"Li AliS^'i?"  old homo on Tug river, near tho mouth of  Peter crook, where ho was joined by tho  others who are shown in the picture.  Some 15 miles awaj', at a small settlement, n photographor had set up an establishment, and he drove out to tho Tug  rivor cabin to got a picture of tho Hatfields. The Hatliolds received him decently enough, but refused to allow him to  tako a picture at first. "Cap" was particularly vehemont in his objections, but  "Devil Anso" was good natured about tho  matter. Ho know that ho and "Cap" and  other members of tho family had had  cameras snapped at them during visits to  West Virginia towns time and again, and  ho finally got tho wholo crowd together  and told tho photographer to firo away.  The result; was the picture here shown.  Tho photographer took tho plate away,  promising to send back a sot of the pictures. Tho next day "Cap" Hatfiold was  in an ugly mood. He cursed "Devil  Anse," himself and ovcrybody else for sitting for a photograph, particularly at a  time when officers were on his track, and,  armed to the teeth, he set out for tho settlement to do things to tho photographer  and his outfit. Now, of all the Hatflelds  "Cap" is the most reckless and murder  ous. He, more than any other member of  tho family, with the possiblo oxcoption oi  Ellison Mounts, is responsible for tho kill  ing and maltreating of women in tho feud  now supposed to bo closed, and - ho is a  scoundrel without morals or mercy. Killing is his pleasure, and thore is no doubt,  in tho world that ho would have murdered  that photographer if he'd ,cver caught  him.  But "Devil Anso" looked out for that  With Elias, Tray and Joe ho headed "Gap'   I  off and sent him back to tho cabin.    All j  JIatfields   havo   a   way   of   doing   what |  "Devil Anse" tells^them  to do, and even i  tho bloodthirsty "Cap" is subservient to j  him.     The old man  told "Cap" that, he'd  sec that none of tho pictures was printed,  aud with his three younger sons he sec out  to keep his word. <  Tho photographer declared on his solemn oath that ho had sent tho plate away  to be developed. He was lying when ho  said it, and it was a good thing for him  that it was "Devil Anse" and not "Cap"  that ho tried to fool. Anso and his boys  found tho plate and destroyed it. Then,  as a lesson to tho photographor, they  smashed his cameras and wrecked his entire establishment. Then they went back  to the cabin on Tug river. Bat the photographer had struck off a proof before  "Devil Anso" arrived.  Although the McCoys shed the (lr.se blood  in tho famous feud, tho history of the  affair shows no such atrocities credited to  them as to tho Hatflelds. Anything more  horrible than the revenge of " Devil Anso''  and his sons for the murder of old Deacon  Ellison Hatfield could not. bo imagined.  The murder of Miss Allaphare McCoy by  Ellison Mounts, who only committed tho  deed because he was quicker with his gun  than "Cap" Platfielu, was tho most; dastardly crime of the whoio foud and roused  the'wholo country at tho time. The McCoys have shot and killed, too, but there  aro no such terrible nrimos against them  as against tho Hatflelds, unless it bo tho  murdor of Deacon Ellison Hatfield, who  was stabbed 27 times in a clasp knife duel  with Talbot McCoy, and was boating his  man when Farmer McCoy shot him in the  back. And theso two bowhiskercd individuals in the picture, who would look  like poacefnl mountain farmers if it was  not for their woapons, havo been tho chief  actors in tho crimes ol tho Hatfields. Deacon Ellison was always a peacemaker up  to tho time of that fight with Talbot McCoy.  In the language of a writer who has  compiled some interesting facts about the  foud, "Tho trouble all began over two  long nosed, razorbacked, elm peeler  hogs!" Old Randolph McCoy lived on  Pond crcok, in Pike county, Evy., and  Deacon Ellison, "Devil Ansa" and the  rest of tho Hatflelds on the Logira county  side of Tug river, West Virginia. Floyd  Hatfield, a brother of "Devi; Anso," lived  in Kentucky near Randolph McCoy. The  McCoys accused ITloyd. Hatfield of stealing  these two hog.?, and the case came up for  trial before Matthew Hatfield, who was a  justice of the peace. Floyd Hatfield won  tho case and the hogs because ho had tho  best witnesses.  Floyd's principal witness was old Bill  Stayton, his brother in-law. Stayton,  with his son, young Bill, and several of  the Hafcflelds were fishing in Tu������- ���������vet  shortly after the trial when Randolph McCoy and two of his sons came along. R;m-  d/iliih oOTfi^ ������ua Afca to <ij2gg,~*'>" "'"^  finally called old" man Stayton a perjuror,  whereupon young Bill, who %vas only 18  years old, hit Randolph  on the head with  an outlaw in   Kentucky at thia time, and  ho  opened  up  the  bad   feeling again by  ruining   Roso Ann   McCoy, a daughter of  Randolph McCoy.  Then when Talbot; and  Farmer  McCoy took  advantage  of  tlssir  sister's  intimacy with   Jonco   Hatfield to  follow her  to tho outlaw's lair and arrest,  him   in  order  to  get tho rewards offered  for h'is  capture  thero was more  trouble  "Devil Anso," "Cap" and the rest of  the  Hatflelds, warned   by Roso  Ann, rescued  Jonco  from   the  McCoys, but tho feeling  was  not allayed, and  there would  have"  been   a  heap  of  killing but  for  another  election   in which both families happened  to   bo  intsrostod  in the  same candidate.  Tho  candidate was  Thomas  Stafford,   a  blood relation of tho Hatfields and related  by marriage  to  tho McCoys, and oh that  election   day tho  families declared  peace  once  more and sont down  for buckets of  moonshine in which to seal tho compact.  It was on that day that Deacon Ellison  was murdered, and only a few days later  that "Devil Anse" and his sons took their ���������  revenge, that revenge being the most fearful tragedy of tho feud. Tho McCoys and  Hatfields drank moonshine to each other  until they got to feeling ugly. Then Talbot McCoy,remembered that young Elias,  who is No. 3 in tho picture, had once borrowed $1.75 from him and had failed to  return it.. Elias, who was a more boy  then, called Talbot a Har. and Talbot  started to beat him. The sight of great,  burly Talbot McCoy boating littlo Elias  Hatfield was ,more than peaceful Don con  Ellison could stand. He drew a revolver,  and with Elias Hatfield,'tho youngster's  uncle, wont for Talbot. , Farmer McCoy  drow a pistol, and two constables, seeing  rroublo ahead, arrested Talbot and young  Elias for fighting. All might have bcou  well but for Deacon Ellison Hatfield. Too  frequent indulgence in moonshine had  changed him .from a peacemaker to a trouble maker, ant! he douounced all tho McCoys as scoundrels for protending to make  peace when they were really looking for  fight. Ho called Talbot McCoy a coward  for pitching into a boy and made a lunge  at him with his knifo. The constable who'  was holding McCoy lot him go, and Talbot drew a knife, while tho members of  both families made' a ring for tho two  moii to fight it out. ���������  Talbot McCoy sprang at tho deacon and  plunged his knife into his side. Tho deacon cut open his opponent's head, and then  tho men fell apart. Ellison accidentally  cut his own hand, aud dropping his knife  he sailed into McCoy with his fists. Talbot stabbed him 26 times, and then slip,-  ped and "fell, with Deacon Ellison on top  of him. Tho deacon grabbed a heavy  stone, and in another moment would have  crushed ' McCoy's head to, a jelly, but at  that moment Farmer McCoy shot him in  the back, and ,thcn dropping his revolver  ran up the road.  ��������� Thon the constables asserted themselves,  placing Farmer, w,ho had been captured  by Elias Hatfiold an/1 Talbot, under arrest.  They also arrested Randolph McCoy, Jr.,  a mere boy, who was accused^ of stabbing  Deacon Ellison in tho legs during tho-  fight. The,prisoners w,ero taken to John  Hatficld'rf house, whilo tho wounded man  was taken care tof by a neighbor. , The  news of tho shooting of Deacon Hatfiold  brought a dozen Hatfields to John Hat;  field's house, but tho McCoys disappeared  and made no attempt to rosctio the prisoners.  Tho next day, while tho constables were  taking the prisoners to the Pikesvillo jail,  they were met by "Devil Anso" and a lot  of other Hatfields, who ordered the constables to tako the prisoners to Blackberry  creek. On tho way there "Devil Anse''  took tho prisoners away from tho constables, tied them together with ropes and  drovo them into West Virginia, where they  wore placed in a schoolhouse for safo keeping.  Thero "Devil Anso" told  the prisoners  OLD CIRCUS DAYS.  STORIES OF THE SAWDUST KNIGHT?  OF THE SOUTH.  Tlie Tluaisey Boys and Ilb"sv TJielr  Fenst V/as Tux-netl Into Monrsiingr.  I.ovrloiv, the Clijvrn, &r?jl an Vztluclzy  Tes:in���������Amateur Perch Pcrforiut-ry.  Occasionally there comes back an echo  of citl circus days   in   the south.    It is  usually when Colonel Johnny Wilson is  in a pleasant  mood   that' memories  of  the times when   John   Lowlovv was  in  .his prime are stirred up.    Lowlow was'  the .Robinson  clown   and   used to yell,  "Fetch'ou  another boss!"   Aside from  General Jackson himself John Robinson  was probably the most popular man below Mason and JDixon's  lino.    Wilson  was a kid, but a limber article at that,  and was usedo to  good  advantage occasionally ns a "fill in," when some higfc  piiced performer left the circus abruptly.   Ho could do abont everything from  n bareback ride, to tho trapeze turn aud  was indispensable.  An organization was formod among  the circus men who- followed   tho  fortunes of old John Robinson.    Tho name  of tho combine was tho "Hunkey Boys. "  'it got, to be very popular, nud  its numbers  swelled  from a few toa considerable uumbor.   Tbo Hunkey Boys  oven  went so f;ii' as to buy gold badges, with  tbo insignia of their lodge upon it.   On-  bno  trip  down   the  "Massassippy" it  was decided to have a banquet after the  night  performance  on   a. little   island  about 800 yards from ihe tents.    It was  purely a  Hunkey   Boy affair, and   two  J ergo caldrons wero  takon over to tho  sceno   of  tho festivity, in whicii  were  made a gigantic stew.    Wilson and another boy procured n largo bag of asnfe-  titla, swum the rivor, dumped the stuff  into tho,caldrons and swam back whilo  the Hunkey Boys were,still at work. It  DAMP AND TOOSH WHEAT.  It all depends on how it Is liandled.   You  may loose it all, or yon may get it good figure  for  it, by   placirg it   in   cxpurieneGU .  hands.   Load, it in ears, ship to yourowi:   .  order Fort William; adviso H. S. Paterson,  Winnipeg1; endorse bill of   ading and send it  to any chartered. Uniilt in Winnipeg with instructions to hand to H. S. Paterson on payment of tlis sale price, less one cent a bushel  for  handling  t-hirgw.   I will-handle this ,  wheat for direct export and obtain tho very   '  , hiidic3f  possible   values.   Correspondence '  solicited.  H. S.  PATERSON -  Oralii  Df iilor.  202 Grain Exchange  - WINNIPEG.  STAGE GLINTS.  wasn't  long  after  tbo  show   before a  a stone. A few months la tor Parish and  Sam McCoy murdered young Bill from  ambush, but they wero acquitted in a  Kentucky court. Tho Hatfields wero getting ready to do some killing themselves,  when election day rolled around, and the  two families, being interested in the same  candidate, patched up a peace which was  kept for several years.  Johnson Hatfield, known ag Jonco, waa  that if Deacon Elli.son died of his injuries  they would be put to death. A lot. of she  McCoy women folks came and pleaded for  mercy, but "Devil Anso" drovo them all  away. Tho prisoners suffered torfctiro  whilo in tho schoolhouse, for the ropes  that bound shorn wero on so tight that tho  blood could not circulate.  When tho news of Deacon Hatfield's  death was brought to i:Devil Anse," ho  conveyed It to the prisoners, and they  broke down and wept. That night the  Hatfields drove them down tho road, still'  bound with ropes, and over tho lino into  Kentucky. Farmer McCoy, who had  fainted, was restored to consciousness', and  thon the march was resumed until tho spot  selected by "Devil Anse" was reached.  Hero tho prisoners wero thrown to.tho  ground, then raised on their kuoos and  tied in that position to sonio bushes. Talbot McCoy, who had asked to bo allowed  to face his executioners, was turned tho  other way, while Farmer was mado to look  into tho weapons of his murdorers. The  boy Randolph was tied facing tho others,  and then ''Devil Anso" yelled to Wall  Hatfield that all was ready and that ho  was to give tho word when to fire.  "Tako aim! Fire!" yolled Wall, and  every man discharged his weapon. Talbot and Farmer were killed instantly. No  shot was fired at the boy. Hi3 punishment was to see bis relatives die.  After tho shooting tho Hatliolds started  back for West Virginia, but they hadn't  gone far when ono of thorn objected to  leaving tho boy Randolph alivo. It was  dangerous, ho said, as the boy know over;/  ono of them and might send them all to  tho gallows.  "Go back, then," said "Dovil Anse.'  And this man went back and blew the top  of the lad's head off with a shotgun. Back  in West Virginia "Devil Anso" gathered  his men around hira and mado them all  swear a solomn oath never to reveal the  night's doings under penalty of cloath.  Tho most remarkable thing about the  feud as it stands today is tiie unwillingness of the West Virginia authorities to  punish any of the Hatfields for their  crimes, fearing to reopen'tho feud.  When we havo practiced good actions  awhile, they become easy. When they ai-o  easy, wo take pleasure in them. When  they please us, we do them frequently, and  then by frequency of act they grow into a  habit.���������Tillotson.  chorus of curses came drifting from iho  direction of the banqueters, and tho  next day Wilson and his accoraplico  wero tried by court martial, but evidence was lacking to convict.  Johnny Lowlow, the clown, was riding a trick horse  around  tho  ring one  day, getting  off a  low antics,, when a  raw honed    Texan   began   rousting  his  part of the show.    He   became abusive,  and Lowlow concluded to get'even.  Tho  horse was traiy.d to stop suddenly whenever, he was  given   the office.    In stop-  piu������ he would come to bis knees.  Low-  low  galloped    tho  horse ' at  full    tilt  around the  circle, and just as ho came  near tho Texan gave tho horso tho sign  to stop.    Ho did so, sinking down as he  stopped. Lowlow went straight on,' head  flrst, right into tho chest of - the fellow  who wa.s rousting him, and'half Jin hour  afterward a crowd of doctors wero gathered around that Texan in the cook tent,  wondering whether tie would live or die.  It was away down   in Alabama  that  tbo perch trick couplo deserted the show.  The perch trick is tbe.namo of the performance whsro  one  man  holda  up a  ion?; pole and balances it while a second  performs upon it���������certainly a diflicnlt  rhing to do, whether, you are upon the  polo performing cr holding it up.  Johu-  uy  Wilson,   being  young,   activs   and  liftht, was called upon to do   the iJcrch  trick and Beard Robinson undertook to  balance.him.    They had no tinio for rehearsing the act, for   the  perch   people  mutinied at tho  last;   moment, as   thsy  always  do;  so onfc  camo Wilson   and  Robinson on the  sawdust.   Tho. end of  tho  polo  is  supported by a belt, hut a  fellow who is not used  to it will let if  slip and, of  course, tho weight  of   the  follow tip in the air causes it to make ������  bad,impression on his stomach.   Wilson  had hardly reached the top of  the pole  when he heard  an   agonized voice, and c  looking  down ' saw .Robinson with   the  polo in his stomach.  "Come down I" yelled Itobinsou in  pain, but just aa John turned to do so.  he got the pole back in the belt and  cried out. "Stay up!" Then Wilson began to do a few tricks, when again  camo a gasping voice, "Come down!"  He saw that the pole was burrowing  inio Board's stomach again, and hastened to obey, but before he conld get down  Robinson lost his balance and overwent  the pole, throwing Wilson over into the  audience. lie fell with such force that  ho went clear through the seats, and a  select party of social favorites accompanied him to the ground below.���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  Sousa ia paid to be writing an opera  lor Walter Jones. '  rSandow, the strong man, is taking  lessons in singing in Paris.  < The most recent'owlish name lor a  play is "The Late Mr. Early."  Efllo Ellsler of "Hazel Kirke" fame  'proposes to return to the stage.  Richard Mansfield once played Koko  ' iu "Tho Mikado",'very successfully.  Charles Wyndham's new theater in  London will bo supplied with, a triple  stage."  Clara Morris has returned to "Miss  Multon," one of  her notable  old time  successor  Charles Coghian ia to play D'Artag-  uan in a new versiozi of "The Three  Guardsmen." "   ,,  MrH.'Fiske is going to London next  year to act Toss with a company of  English players. y '   ,.���������   .' t  A colored man is sning the manager  of a Montreal theater for excluding him  from the parquofc.  Marguerite Lemon is to be the heroine.  ' of Dc Koveu and Smith's opera, "Tho  Three Dragoons."  It is not at all. an unlikely fact that  Olga Nethersolo will settle permanently  in the United States.  A new play being written  for Julia"'  Marlowe is fifiid to bo based on the story  of Barbara Frietchie. -���������.--  Margaret Augiin, Mr.' Mansfiold'a  leading lady, is tho daughter of,"a former speaker cf til.} Canadian house of  commons.     , ;  Tho twenty-first year of Gilbert and  Sullivan's comic open* "The Sorcerer','  has just been celebrated at, tho Savoy  theater, London.'  The , sons* of    Joseph    Jefferson���������  '  Thomas, Josoph- junior and William���������  have  met  with   great  success on  tbo .  road with .their father's plays. ��������� %  FRILLS .OF, FASHION.  Marabou tuffs tipped with jet, pearls  and rhinestouss are pretty ornaments  for tho hair.  Tho fashion of wearing a wholo fox  around tho nock is in form again. 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Kegnault and Raoul. In this work it is  '-olaimed that we have been wrongly educated in walking   and  that   the  erect  .posture and firm step that we have been  .'.led-..to beliove were evidences of  health  "and strength  are  conventional and virions;''      j  M. Marey, who wrote  the  introduction to the volume, says that there "is a  -stylo of walking, that enables one, without excessive fatigue, to go distances of  ''from ,20 to -25 miles in a  third  of  the  time usually required.  This may bo accomplished  by walking with' tho knees  , bent-and tho ,body inclined -' forward, a  method which has been observed in professional     pedestrians,     mountaineers,  (peasants, hunters and soldiers fatigued  ���������by long marches. - In not adopting this  method, it is claimed that, as with all  tho other acts of (life, we remain slaves  of conventional aesthetics.  "f  He Knom How Adam Felt.  A  young  man was recently taken to  .,*' aLLewisfon ' hospital and  suffered  the  .-. , removal.of 'a   rib. , When  he came  to  himself, he  was  told' what'had. beou  done and seemed eatisfied.' Shortly after  ho dropped into a soiajconscious  state  V;and.'( kept  calling  for  "tho  woman."  i^For two clays ho was delirious,'and frequently called for "the . w.oman.'.'   "I  want to see tho woman," he  kept say-  hag.    ''/'..      ���������'  -    ..  At last the'nurse in'desperation said,  '"Well,'  I'm   the  woman."    The  man  looked at her critically from top to toe  .-,  and  said, "Who  would  havo thought  %'.> that they could have made such a pretty  girl out of one of my ribs."r   And  then  he settled back,on his pillow, and when  he  awoke  again. he was  in  his  right  mind and was better.���������Kennebec Jour-  i-- nal.   ��������� -  Incalculable  good,  AH EXPRESSION OF FAITH.  , '.   \t)r.' 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'    r  I have now taken three boxes ot  Dr. Ward's Blood and Nerve Pills and  since taking them I have not been away  from my business an hour. Before taking  these .pills it was a frequent occurrence  for me to be away from business. As a  result of taking Dr. Ward's Pills my heart  '���������      is perfectly healthy and strong and gives  me no distress or trouble whatever.    They  ~\ -\ removed all nerve trouble, made my nerves  ' strong and gave rac healthy sleep.   These  pills also made my blood rich and strong  ���������  and gave  me  a'healthy appetite.    Dr.  Ward's Pills have given me perfect health, ���������  restoring my .lost  strength, in place of  continual    ill-health,? weakness,-   heart  trouble and   nervousness.    In  justice  I  cannot speak too highly of this wonderful  medicine.    Signed,   Miss   N.   Millward,  \ Walton St., Port Hope, Ont.  " Dr. Ward's Blood and Nerve Pills are  : sold at 50c. per box, 5 boxes for ������2.00 at  drueeis\s,.or mailed on receipt of price  byTHE.DOCTOR WARD CO. Limited,  71 Victoria Street, Toronto. Book of information free.  We brgjto call the attention of our readers to  the advertisement  of   Dr.   Ward's   Blood  and  -Nerve Pills-in  this paper. -.The iirm have nw  placed on the. maiket Dr.  Ward's  Liver Pills  which have already proved to he a most ���������cxe.el-  - dent family", medicine as a euro for constipation,  fcdyspepaiaLbfliousiieas, etc.   They are sold at 25c-  ;<"*per vial, or 5 for *r, or mailed on receipt ot price  'koy the Dr.. Ward Co., Limited. Toronto, Out.  'tt\ ��������� ���������''������������������.���������''������������������' ���������'   ��������� ��������� ~���������' ~^~ '...'���������  ftMinard's Liniment Cures Distemper  Quick Relief.  ���������4  [< k  \j  *  %.>~  r     Soggs Sampson���������Gee, I  jest  structt  . dat guy fer a quarter.    Told him I was  ;: awful-dry."  ���������';   v,Wofc'd he do?"  ;i    "He soaked me."���������New %orb  Journal.  Indian  Tonfltujry  Tipples.  Anything which has a basis of alcohol  is in demand in the Indian Territory.  Intoxication is craved, and the stomach  of the Indian Territory drinker does not  quarrel with the form in which it comes.-  Wood alcohol,'accounted poison in most  parts of the country, is consumed in  considerable quantities. Tho.peddlers  buy it in Oklahoma, dilute it with water and sell it by the pint on this side  of the line.  One way of bringing whisky into the  Indian Territory is to have a barrel  with a false bottom. Freighting across  the border is common.', Thero aro interior stores which draw their stocks of  goods from-cities ancl railroad points  outside.' A barrel with a false bottom  is a device by which a storekeeper'may  ship in a considerable quantity of-  whisky, while the contents, to all ordinary examination, seem to bo coal oil  or some other legitimate article.  Ingenuity in evasion of the territorial  prohibition probably reached its highest form of-development'when one of  tho dealers got up'a good' imitation of  an "ogg. Each egg was filled with  whisky. The eggs were shipped here  openly in cases. ' They wero sold for 25  cents each to thoso who know the secret. The purchaser chipped a hole m  the artificial shell and found in each  egg what was enough'for a moderate  drink'. The eggshell was of plaster of  paris in a fair imitation.���������St. Louis  Globe-Democrat.  A THrtlLLING  EXPERIENCE.  A Nan of Many Pnrta.  k Here is an amusing old handbill  printed and.circulated in Cumberland  .early in tho nineteenth century:  "I;* James" Williams, parish' clerk,  saxtone,' town cryer and bellman, make  and- sells all sorts of haberdasharies,  groceries, etc., likewise hair and whig  drcst, and cut, on the shortest notice.  Also��������� '  "N. B.���������I  keeps an evening; school,  whero I teach at reasonable rates, reading, writing, singiny and sums'.  '   "N. B.~I plays the hooboy occasionally, if wanted.  "N. B.~My shop is next doorc, where,  ,1 bleed, draw teeth end shoo horses, all  with greatest scil.  "N. B.���������Children tant to.dance, if  agreeable, at six ponco' per week, by  me, J. Williams, who buy and sell.old  iron and coals���������shoes cleaned and  mended: "  .  *������JST. B.~A hat and pair of stockings  to be cudgelled for, the best in 5,"on  Shrqf Tushday. For particulars incuire  within, or at the horso shoo and bell,  near the church, on totherrside of the  way.'    ��������� r  "N. R.���������Look over the door for the  sighn of- the 3 pigeons.  V. "N." B."���������I cell good ,'ayle, and'sometimes cyder���������lodgings for. single.men. V  ���������Loudon Sketch. * '^  THE CUKE OF ASTHMA.  Liebiz's Asthma Cure -will cure Asthma, Hay-  Asthma or Hay Fev������r. Hundreds of people in  our continents will sty so. It is a high cla S3  nedk-ine. endorsed by medical mon, anl usea  bv the best people in all parts of the civilized  1A    I ^  % A free trial bottle will bo sent to any sufferer  by mail prepaid. If you are afflicted, send  vcmr name and address to The Liebig Co., In  King stroet west, Toronto, and say you saw  this*f ree offer in this; puper.  AS TO EPILEPST AND FITS.  Liobic's Fit Cure for   Epilepsy and kindred  affections is the 'only successful remedy, and is  uow used'by the best Vhy^nS^lho^u^  m Europe an .America.   It is confidently  le-  ������,m."3cd to tho aftUeled.   "' y������^u*?^S  OJpilopsy. Fits, St. Vitus Dance, or havo child-  en or relatives 1 hat do so. ortaiowatriond  hat is afflicted, then seed for a free trial bottle  Ad try it.   It will'bo sent by mail, pre] aid. It  - s cared where everything else has h������ ed  When writinc mention tin- paper and give  ��������� ill address to The Liebig Co., IT? king street  <-st, Toronto.  '���������It is a Great Public Benefit."���������  These significant words wero used in  relation to Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil,  by a gentleman who had thoroughly  tested its merits in his own case���������liav-  iug been cured by it of lameness of  the knee,.of three or four years' standing. It never fails to remove soreness  as well as lameness, and is an incomparable pulmonic and corrective.  Miiiard's Liniment Cures Diptlieria.  How to Get lent.  "Did you hear about the woman in  Dunkirk?" asked tho kid as ho rolled a  cigarette.  "No.    What about her?"  "Why, she sent a half dollar toa  firm iu Boston that promised for that  sum to send a recipe on how to get fat.  Two days afterward , she received a  postal ca'rdvwhich read, 'Bay it of tho  butcher.' "���������Buffalo jS'oyvs.',  take  Polite.  Elderly Passenger���������Here,  miss,  ���������this seat.  ��������� Stout Young Woman���������Oh, I could  not think of depriving an old���������I mean  I could not think of depriving you.  "You go .ahead and take and don't  argue'. I know you fat girls always has  lame feet."���������Indianapolis Journal.  Discord In the Ear.il.  "The trouble with you," said tlie  flute to tho cornet, "is that yon never  do anything except when' you are on a  toot."  "Well, at least," replied tho cornet,  "they do not havo to beat me to mako  mo do my duty."���������Philadelphia North  American.  A   STORY   TOLD    BY   A  WELL-KNOWN  SALVATION ARMY CAPTAIN.  His Body Racked From  Head to Foot With  Rheumatic  and Neuralgic Pains -Wo. Id  Prefer   Death   to   Undergoing   Such    Suffering Again.  From the Post, Lindsay, Ont.  '    It is  not , the lot of but ag limite  number of people   fo   enjoy tne conn  deuce of such an exceedingly large cii  cle of friends   and   comrades as  doe  Oapfc. John  A.   Broke'nshire, who  wa  recently interviewed by a Post reporte  at the home cf his parents at Rosedale  a pretty hamlet situated at the .head o  Balsam river in Victoria county, when  tlie elder  Mr.    Brokenshiro,   who ha;  reached the thvee-score years  and ten  has held the position of, lockmaster foi  the   past    twenty-two    years.    Capt  Brokenshiro, the subject of   this article  is 'Ai years of   age, is well-known  and  highly respscted  throughout many  ol  the   leading   cities and ��������� towns of Ontario,  where,   during   his seven  year?  servica in Salvation Army work he has-  come in contact with a large number ol  people.    He has been  stationed at Toronto,    Montreal,,    Peterboro,   Ottawa,  Morrisbtirg and.  minor   places,   and at  one time was a member of a travelling  S.!A.- string  band.    The following "is  Capt. Brokenshirc's own   statement:���������  "I   had   been , slightly troubled with  rheumatic pains for several years, and  had ! to givo   up   the   Army work ��������� on  different   occasions   on account of  my  trouble.'   When   stationed   in   Morris-  burg, four years   ago, -1^ became   completely unfitted for work, as I suffered  ���������fcerrib'y with pains in   the back of  my  neck, down   my   shoulders   and  arms  and, through mv body. -In  fact  I had  pains  of  a stinging   muscular  nature  from the back"of   my head to my toes.  [ could, not bend my  head forward if 1  got the -whole of  Canada  to do so, and  wnen in bed the only slight rest" -I  got  u-us  with  a large   pillow   under   my  shoulder,    this   letting  my head hang  backwards.' T could  not   get  up, but,  iiarl to roll or twist myself  out of  bed.  as my spine seemed to be affected.    My  medical adviser pronounced my troubli  neuralgia  aud  rheumatism  combined  which'he  said   had gone  through mj  whole system.    He prescribed  for, me  'out the medicine gave mc no relief.    3  Ivied various other   remedies,  but they  wercof   110 avail.    Believing my  case  ro be hopeless I determined to  start for  iuy home in  Rosedale,-but  tlie jarring  M. tbo train caused such  terrible agon;  [ was compelled to abandon tho trip a'-  Potorboro,where I-was laid up for threi  weeks.when I finally made a herculeai  ..���������ft'urtf and    reached     home.    As   m}  ���������noiher-says, "I,looked like au old maj  )f UD years of  age   when - she  saw mi  struggling witn the aid of   two  heav?  jaues to walk  from -the carriage to th'  house."   At home I received every pos  siblo attention and all   the f treatment  that kind friends suggested,   but I wa  ���������jonstantly going from bad to worse. L  January, 1S96. after many  months  o  untold agony, I  determined to  try Dr  Williams' Pink  Plils, having   read  s-  much in' the  newspapers of   the  grea  oeupfits received by others  from   theii  us<\ To make sure of getting the genu  itio article I sent direct to  the. Dr. ,Wil  Hams' Medicine Co., at Brockvillc, foj  the  pills. ' After   taking two  boxes  1  noticed  a slight   improvement in  my  condition which gave mo some encouragement, aud I kept on until 1 had taker  twelve  boxes,    although  before   I got  through with tho  sixth  I could   go tc  bed and enjoy a good night's  rest such  as I had not done for years.    I never at  any  time enjoyed  better health than 3  am doing at present.    Since my recovery  I have, induced several  friends to  take Pink Pills for various troubles anr1  in each case they have effected cures.  The abovo is a voluntary and correct  statement of the facts of my case and 1  trust that many others may by reading  this, receive the blessing that I have.  If necessary I would make an affidavit  to the above facts at any time.  There never was, and never will be,  a universal panacea, in one remedy, for  all ills to which flesh is heir, the very  nature of many curatives being such  that were the germs of other and differently seated diseases rooted in the system of the patient���������what would relieve one ill in turn would aggravatr  the other. We have, however,in -Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a sonno  unadulterated state,.a remedy for many  and grevibus ills. By its gradual and  judicious use, the frailest systems art  led into convalescence and strength, bj  the influence which Quinine exerts ov  Nature's own restoratives. It relieve-  tho drooping spirits of . those with  whom a chronic s*;ate of 'morbid despondency and lack of interest in lif'j h  a disease, and, by trauqnilizing tho  nerves, disposes to sound aud refresh  ing sleep���������imparts vigor to the action  of the blood, which, being stimulated,  courses throughout the veins, strengthening the healthy animal functions of  the system, thereby making activity a  necessary result, strengthening , the  frame, and giving -life to the digestive  organs, which naturally demand increased substance���������result, improved  appetite. Northrop & Lyman of Toronto, have given to the public then-  superior Quinine Wine at the usual  rate, and, gauged by the opiuiou of  scientists, this wine approaches nearest  perfection of auy in the market. All  druggists sell it.  Severe colds are easily , cured by ih  use of Dickie's Anti-Consumptiv-  Syrup, a medicine of extraordinary  penetrating and healing properties. I  is acknowledged by those who havj  ased it as being the best medicine soli  cor coughs, colds," inflammation of th<  lungs, .and all affections of the-throat  aud chest. Its agreeableness to tin  taste makes it a favorite with ladie.-  and ehildrMi;   Tho French  fleet  in  Newfoundland  waters is to be strengthened.  A Sure Cure for Headache.���������Billions  headache, to which women are more  subject than men, becomes so acute in  some subjects that they are utterly pros-'  trated. The stomach refuses food, ano  there is' a constant and distressing  effort to, free the . stomach from bih  which has become unduly secretec  there. Parmelee's Yegetable Pills ar<  a speedy alternative, and in nentraliz  ing the effects of the intruding bilo re  lieves the pressure on the nerves which  cause the headache. ,  Try them.  '   Covrboy Adoration  For Xordlca.  Once, when-Mme. Nordica was sing  ing at a concert in Texas, she forgot hei  warm overshoes.   A cowboy, whom shi  had utterly fascinated, offered  to brinj.  them   to  her,  and  ho   did   so, but  he  brought only one at a time.   When Mine  Nordica thanked Lhim and  in   hergra  cious way regretted to have given him sc  much   trouble, he  said to her: "Don\  namo  it, ma'am.    I wish  yon wero  c  cemiped."���������Philadelphia Ledger. ���������  CO. RICHARDS & CO.,  tDear Sirs,���������Your MINAED'S LINIMENT'is our remedy  for  sore, throat,  colds and all ordinary ailments.  It 'never fails  to relieve and cure  promptly.  ~ CHARLES WHOOTEN.  Port Mulgrave.  To Those of Sedentary Occupation.���������  Men who folloWsedentary occupations,  which deprive them of fresh air and exercise, are more prone to . disorders ol  the(livcr and kidneys than thoso whe  lead active, outdoor lives. The formei  will find in Parmelee's Vegetable Pilh  a restorative without question the mosi  efficacious on the -market. They art  easily procurable, easily taken, act expeditiously, and they are-i surprisingly  cheap co������sidering their excellence.  Montreal has imposed a special tax  on departmental'stores.        -'    .--  w.,n; u. 202,  HEART PAINS  The Heart and Ferves are Often AffecteJ  and Cause Prostration of the  Entire System.  A Kingston Lady Testifies to Her Experience in the Use of Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills.  People who suffer from any disease or  disorder of the heart nervous system,  such as Palpitation, Skip Beats, Smothering or Sinking Sensations, Sleeplessness,  Weakness, Pain in the' Head, etc., cannot afford to waste time trying various  remedies, which have nothing more to  back up their claims than the bold assertions of their proprietors.  These diseases are too serious to permit of your experimenting with untried  remedies. When you buy Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills, you know you  have behind them the testimony of thousands of Canadians who have been cured  bv their use. One of these is Mrs. A.  W. Irish, 92 Queen Street, Kingston, '  Ont., who writes as follows :  " I have suffered for some years with  a smothering sensation caused by heart  diseases The severity of the pains in  my heart caused me much suffering. I  was also very nervous, and my wholo  system was run down and debilitated.  "Hearing of Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills being a specific for these  troubles, I thought I would try "them, and  therefore got a--box at McLeod's Drug  Store. .  "They afforded me great relief, having  toned up my system and removed the  distressing symptoms from which I suffered. I can heartily recommend these  wonderful pills to all, sufferers from  heart trouble."  Laxa-Liver  Pills euro Biliousness,   Dyspepsia and Constipation.    Every pill perfect.  RAW   FURS.  -v  ores  eaSed.  Nothing- like-B.B.B. for healing:  sores and ulcers, no matter how-  large or how chronic they may be.  B. B. B. applied externally and  taken internally according- to directions will soon effect a cure! It  sends rich, pure blood to-the part, '  so that healthy flesh soon takes'the  'place of the decaying tissue.  " I had been troubled with ������ore  fingers and sore toes around the nails.  The salve I was using did not help me  and I was getting worse.' I was advised  to try Surdock Blood Bitters, and after  using nearly two bottles my sores were  all   healed   up.     I S2aS������fl||ClC  consider   B.B.B.a^"1  ������"0i*  wonderful       blood OItf%������fc������|  purifier."  ENOCH OlUWli       ,  SSESr"- Bitters.  1 /.  HUNDREDS  of these - closets arc now in use.- .They ar������|  Absolutely .Odorless.  /,.  Fire only required once in two weeks.  For circulars write to  The Odorless Crematory Closet Co.,  HAMILTON, ONT.  WHITE  TAR  Is now a household word, and  stands as a guarantee- of- pure.,  goods,  high  quality  and'low  in-ice.      ���������     ,'���������    ��������� '  (/ &:  Mte Star  Baking Powder  Is Absolutely Pure, keeps  Presh and Full Strength  till used.   .   .   .    Try it.  TBR DYS0MIBSQ1! GO  REID'S  PIANOS  In touch, tone and finish they have no equal.  Correspondents wanted in every town to act  as a������ent8-B]EII) BKoS., 157 King St. West,  Toronto.  V. O. Dra-wer 1887.  Tel. 1137.  J.   D.   O'BRIEN,  Grain and Stock Broker.  Grain and securities carried on margins.    Private wire connection  with all markets.  General Insurance Agei?t.  FIRE Companies Kepresented:  Quobec Fire Assurance Co.  Boyal Insurance Co.  Sun Insurance Office  Union Assurance Society  A it classes of Insurances transacted and losses  promptly and satisfactorily settled.  !A3l II>" A. POSITION TO PAY you hiphesi  London market prices for all raw lurs  shinned d .-ec-t to mc. Small or large consign-  m'('iitsr.it nidc-d to promptly and cheque or  nioiiev or Icr sent by return. Write for our  tsy.-i "M. ASL Jo.hn, Buyer of Raw Fur a for  uf A-velra I & Co., London, England. 2iu \\ ll-  lia.ni street, Wiimiprg. Man.  $50 .to $10,000 ra^H  not invest it in Bucket shop3 or mining stocks,  but in railroad shares selling at low prices, that  wc know arc going to advance; wc buy the  scrip out and register it in the purchaser s name  and send it to him. Twelve years established.  Bank references and the most reputable people  in Vermont. References throughout Canada.  Wc have the largest business of tlie class in trie-  United States. KNOTT & CLOSSON. Bankers and Brokers, Burlington, Vr.. I).".% A.   .  Minimis Liniment Cures G arget iu Cotvs  407   MAIN   ST.,   W1XMPEG,  Next door to P. O.  Household Safes, small size,   -   -   $12.00  Household Safes, large size,      -   -      30.00  Just the thing for a Christmas present Both  useful and ornamental.  Merchants' Safes, all sizes and prices; on  e-,sv terms or cash. Come and see them or  write for quotations. Special prices during  November and December. ���������  Icari's LiMent Cures Colls, etc.  *> ^H$ CUMBERLAND NEWS,  '  ���������ISSUED BVKRY SATURDAY.���������  Mapy E. Bissetx Editor.  i   , .   ' '    ,  ; '  Subscribers failing po receive The  jfiTaws regularly will confer a fay or by notifying the Office.  The columns of The News are open to all  who wish to express therein views on ma.tt>-  ������rs of public  interest.  While we do not hold ourselves respon-i-  ble for the utterances of correspondents' wa  ereserve the r glit of declinins to insert  flonriiftnnications unnecessarily  personally,  &3F When writing communications to  ���������Jhis paper, WRITE ON ONE SIDE ONLY of  paper used.    Printers Do NOT turn copy.  JSST Advertisers who want their ad  ehaagred, should get copy jij. by  .12'a.m. day before issue.  Saturday, May 13th, 1899.  ,rwr- ,   ; "i���������^ ���������  ��������� ��������� ���������  .  =  THE TWENTY-FOURTH.  We are glad  to be able  to  note  that the celebration  on  the  24th  ' promises to be a  splendid success.  A gi'od program has been prepared  and prizes worth winning are offer-  tt  ' ed, The half-rmile horse race  should bring a goodly number of  ^entries from outside the town.  Quite a few haye already announced  their inteiition of running their  , steeds and as most of the would-be-  ^vlnhers fire wellrknown, the race  will doubtless proye interesting to  all,  LOOK  OUT  ���������FOR THE���������  SOUVENIR KUIBIE   OF   The Cumberlaiid jfews,  It will contain sketches of Cumberland, and the surrounding district,  and of the business houses of Cumberland and Union.  Printed on good paper  in magazine form and  beautifully Illustrated  with   half-tone cuts. ...  We shall have only a limited number of copies and as we have already  booked quite a few orders; those  desiring copies would do well to  send in their orders at once.  ������^^<gfr?feg5s^^^  Cumberland  Hotel  COB. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND STREET,  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Mrs. JVH.,Piket7 Proprietress.  When in Cumberland be sure  and ��������� stay at, the Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomodation for transient and permanent boarders.    .-  Sample Rooms and   Public Hall  Run in Connection  witrn Hotel.  Price  h '���������*  ~    15c.  ; MAIL    SERVICE/  One of the most important  subjects, which concern this  community \& the want of a more frequent  maiJ.   service.      Cumberland   .and  .-   '"Union, and the District  of Comox  may fairly claim  a  population  of  #ve  thou.-arid.    The  mail to  and  . ,feom these is  a  weekly  one..   Be-  tween the arrival and  departure of  *   ihe maiJ is one day only.    It often  happens that in that short interval  business of importance  .can not be  transacted���������hAice loss is often sustained.    For  years   Ihe  people  of  fchis^place have endeavored to get a  more frequent service.    Both under  the    Conservative      and     Liberal  government   promises    have  been  ',. made that the unwarranted condition of the mail  service  would  be  remedied.  It is not our province to deal  with the matter as a political affair.  Politics can riot change facts. We  know that the late representative  for Vancouyer did what he could to  'remove the grievance. We also believe that Mr. Mclnnes has exerted  himself in the matter. Our member may, and probably, will, be  heard again on the question.  One thing is certain; viz: that  adequate compensation for a semi-  weekly service must be made. The  government can settle this grievance satisfaciorily if it v*ill. The  peoples of lhis section look to Mr.  Mclnnes to take the matter up.  and we insist upon the justice of  his .constituents having their wish  in this connection carried out. No  favor is asked. Only a right is  demanded.  FOB SALE.  FOR SALE.-101 acres of land near  Courtenay.    Arp y at this office.  FOR .SALE���������Valuable property in  Cumberland. For further information apply to News Office.  WANTED.���������Apprentice to  learn trade  and girl  to work  at Tailoring.    Apply at  2?. J)unnVs, {  M. Joubert,   a   French   chemist,  lays claim" to  the discovery of  a  substance   which  renders   vitiated  air perfectly  pure.    The far reach-  it  ing result of this new discovery can  hardly be well estimated at present.  It will make submarine travel practicable to an extent not dreamed of'  at  present.    And submarine naval  warfare will become a potent factor  in harbor defense, and iii aggressive  warfare   between    powers,    whose  territories ' are   as   close .those  of  Europe.    To France,  for example,  it will  give a means of attack on,  England  at   comparatively. little  cost which  will   nullifv the  defen-  sive power of England's great fleet.  That this discovery is a real practical one is  confirmed by  the fact  that M. Lockoy, the French Minis-  ster of Marine' has  ordered   extensive experiments with M. Joubert's  new  chemical   agent  in  order  to  ascertain how far   it is available in  submarine navigation. M.   Joubert  thus describes   his  remarkable invention:  "In my chemical investigations I have  discovered a substance which makes vitiated air perfectly pure. Its name is not of '  much consequence, but I call it "aerogene,"  or "zoogene," the Greek' roots clearly indicating my meaning* When I discoaered  this atmospherically purifying substance 1  wrote a paper upon it in relation to submarine boats, which paper was read by an  emminent professor, Dr. Laborde, before  the Academy of Medicine. All the members of the Aodemy of Medicine. All the  members of the academy agreed with me.  The ministry of marine have now taken up  my discovery, and at present I am making  experiments under the auspices of the navy  departmant.  I like to live under water, and often  spend a day there. My invention is to  make my country's navy the mosb powerfully destructive in the world. The chemical  substance I have discovered removes all  irrespirable products and replaces t*iem by  required quantity of oxygen.  The substance is solid and takes up little  space. The cost of its production is little.  With four pounds of it a man can breathe  the purest air /imjwen IBpfour hours. Thus,  uot a very large quantity" would keep the  crew of the submarine boat in a healthy  condition for a long time. "  ���������The Sentinel.  Rates from $1.00 to $2.00 per, day,  .   MORTGAGE  SALE.  o  UNDER   and   by   virtue,of���������' the  power of sale contained  in  a  certain mortgage dated the 9th  day   of of   March   1895  and  ,   duly  registered   in  the Land  Registry Office  at Victoria, B,  C. iii Charge Book volume 13,  Folio , 575 No. 222 to   the following property will be offered  for  sale by   tender viz:   Lot  numbered 12 in block 10 upon  'the   map of Cumberland  deposited in  the Land  Registry  Office at Victoria and numbered 522a.  Tenders addressed to the undersigned and posted to him  will be received up to noon of  the 8th May, 1899,' for the purchase of this property. The  title deeds may. be, inspected  and further information re-  , ceived by applying at the  office of the undersigned. The  ' highest or any tender not necessarily accepted. u  L. P. ECKSTEIN,  Whitney Block,  Cumberland,  B. C, solicitor for the  mortgagees.  Dated April 29, 1899.  For Your Job   Printing  GIVE US A   TRIAL.  WE PRINT  Letter Heads, Note Heads, Bill  Heads, Envelopes, Business  Cards, Shipping Tags, Posters,  Handbills, Dodgers, Circulars,  Funeral Notices, etc.,  . . c  AT   VERY    LOWEST   PRICES  Sordon Mupdock,  Third St.        Union, B.O.  BlacksmithinG  in all its branches,  and Wagons neat-  lyRepaired���������������*MMMMk  PURE MILK.  j     Delivered daily by us in Cumberland  and Union.    Give us a trial.  HUGH GRANT & SOU.  MORTGAGE SALE.  Under and by virtue of  the  power  of sale contained in a   certain  mortgage dated the 14th  November, 1895,   duly   registered  in  the JLa'nd   Registry  Office,  Victoria, B. C. in Charge book,  vol. 14, Foi. 124,  No.-1038 A.  The following property will be  offered for sale by tender,   viz:  The west half of   Lot   10,   in  Block 10, City of Cumberland.  Tenders addressed to the undersigned, and posted  to   him  will be received   up to noon of  the 1st May 1899, for the purchase of  this * property.    The  title deeds may   be ' inspected  and further information receiv-  ed by applying at  the office of  the undersigned.    The highest  or any tender not   necessarily  '   accepted  L. P. Eckstein.  Whitney Fiock, Cumberland, B. C.  solicitor for the mortgagees.  Dated April 21, 1898.  Th������ time for receiving ten-  fiannjgl J. Pigrcy  Milk, Butter, Eggs,  and Farm  , Produce supplied daily.  SATISFACTION GUARANTEED  OOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOO  o  O'  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o,  n  ���������A.3STID  o  o  I am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming at  reasonable rates.  D. KILPATRICK.  Cumberland o  OOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOO  ''  r     '  Espiinait & llanaimo. By.  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  Q  o  o  o  o  o  o  ;ders is entended to noon of the 8th  May 1899.  COME TO /  The News Office  ..      =.. . _. - ���������     ,...���������,        with    your  printing. Reasonable prices prevaij  Steamship City of Nanaimo will Bail M  follows: calling at vray ports as freight aad  passengers may offer. ���������  Leave Victoria for Nanaimo  Tuesday 7 a.m.  ' ���������''   Nanaimo for Comox,  r Wednesday 7 a.m.  Comox for' Nanaimo ,.        ,,<-  Friday 8 a.m  *      Nanaimo for Victoria,  ��������� ��������� ���������' Saturday 7 a.m.  _ OB Freight ticket*  Mil Btate-  ro o     apply ��������� on board, . .  GEO. L. COURTNEY,  Traffic* Manager.  COURTENAX  0      Directory.' .'���������'  COURTENAY HOUSE,   A.   H.   Iff  Cailum, Proprietor.   "������������������"..' ������  GEORGE   B.   LEIGHTOW,     Black  smith' and Carriage Maker.  Union Hrewery.  THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR.    ���������   ���������   ���������+���������<  ;���������   ���������*   WORLD-WIDE CIRCULATION.;  ! Twent* Pages; Weekly; Illustrated.  Indispensable to Mining Men.  ' THREE DOLLARS PER TEAS. POSTPAID.  SAMPLE COPIE8 FREE.  MINING AND SCIENTIFIC PRESS,  < 220 Market St.,   San Francisco, Cal.  PpesIi Larger Beer  STEAM���������Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter,  THE BEST   IN THE PROVINCE  A reward of $5.00 will be paid for information  leading  to conviction  ol  persons witholding or destroying any kegs belonging to this company,  HENRY RE IF EL,   Manager.  Only one "Slater Shoe" agency.  Tliere is only orie " Slater Shoe" Agency  in this town. "Slater Shoes" can be bought  in no other store but this store. ..  Ifmore than one dealer in each town had the  Agency for "Slater Shoes," 110 one.dealer could  afford to carry in stock enough shapes, sizes,  and widths, to fit all feet, and thus  the dealer's trade, the customers'   /fj&  feet, and the reputation lof  "Slater  Shoe"   as   a  fobt-n        .  would all be injured. "*'"'v"'"  ' Price, $3.50, $4.50 and $5.50  Shoes by mnll.  Catalogue Free.  ������jmon Leiser, Sole Local Agent.  I  That The News i������ well patronized it the  advertising line may be seen by glanciag  over its columns. We do not however pro^  pose giving our subscaibera all ads to read,  and hence, if necessary, we a1 all enlarge  the paper.  For Sale.���������A set of Chamber's  Encyclopedia. Call at this office  and examine the set.  ww������ntrn-  Money for You . .  There is money for you in buying  SHOREY'S  Ready Tailored Clothing. @fi  It will cost you less by the year, and you will  be better dressed in the bargain than if you     *1SiEil  wear any other make,  Shorey's Clothing wears well. It holds it shape until the garments are worn put.  There is no stinginess of materials. There is no " skiinprng " in its workmanship.  Thousands of the best dressed men and boys in Canada wear Shorey's Clothing.  The  Guarantee Card   in the  pocket mean;  SATISFACTION   OR   MONEY   RETURNED.  i-l  h  I  :  for Sale by Stevenson & Co.  W  iC**3������kiiiJSMtit,$$^l%$k f'f  (THE TROUBLE HA&  ts ���������  \  ������  ;t "1 am very sorry, Mr. Wilsdn.   I know  i you  have done your best. hut there have  been so many complaints oi- late that we  have decided it best to make a change. Of  course you will stay jn the' employ of the  company if you care to."  1 It was the superintendent1 of the great  electrical works who was upeaking���������a man  who showed in speech and manner that he  was born to rule, whose dignity was eo  manly that one instinctively respected him'  even though he did not know him.  He'was speaking to one of hi* foremen���������  ' Henry Wilson���������a man brought up in the  works almost���������a man who knew all the  workings of the place from the way a  joint:whk soldered to the most difficult testing, and yet he was now to Iqnc his place.  ' He bud held it for#ve years. He had married -Htittie Lane ou the surety of a good  salary. He hiul bought his little home on  Best street, knowing he could save enough  in a few, years to pay for it.  But ever since he married Hattie Lane  there had   been trouble between, himself  .   and his nearest  Associate  in  the works,  James Con ley.    It had been a question in  the minds of many which of the two men  Hattie would marry. Womanlike, she chose  the one her friends least expected feer to  ,   choose, tho poorer, the homelier of the two.  ���������   The trouble he ami James Conloy had was  .,   not of Henry Wilson's piaking.    Conley  - was always quietly,doing something, to  '-'       prejudice others Against Wilson.' - Little  tales were exaggerated and carried to the sa-  ' perintendent. little underhand things 4ona  to injure him. And now ihe end' had come,  and he was to be ousted from his place.  Some local work had been done under Wilson's direction. Conley had Inspected it  and found that there had been serious oversights, so he reported to the superintendent,  and the superintendent had sent Wilson to  . <do the work' over again, and when Wilson  said the work had been {tampered with the  superintendent aimply looked grave and  ���������aid nothing.   ��������� , . , /tt  "One of the tronple men was killed last  week:," the'superintendent said," "and here-'  after you will do his work.1 The' Wages, ef  ,, -    course, will be smaller than you have been  receiving."  So when Henry Wilson walked up Best  ���������' street to his'little home that afternoon he  carried, a .heavy heart and a face that told  of deep humiliation and bitter disappoint'  Blent.  "We were getting along so well," he  said to Hattie, "and I thought I could  make the last payment on the placentitis  - year, and now"��������� , He did not say any  more, but his teeth' shut together like the  , -jaws of a vise, and the sec look on his face  ��������� ��������� grew harder.  Is there one woman in ten thousand who  would not have done just as Hattie did?,  She saw and appreciated his, feelings, and  with a smile such as only a loving woman  can wear she took his face in her hands, and  looking into his eyes said:  "Never mind, pet; we will get-along all  right, and it.wili  be better for you to nave  work out of doore,, Be brave and patient."  , It'takes much to make some meu forgive,  and some of them never forget.   <  < Morose and melancholy by turns,- silent  '   and unnatural at all times; Henry Wilsou  ���������went about his work.   Wherever there was  a report of trouble he-was to be found. Hattie would-look after him mornings as he  went out, and the tears would oome to her  eyes.  Then one day something happened In the  great electrical works.    Many things hap-  Kn there, but this was something concern-  5 only the two w������ know best there:   The  switches had been turned off in the lamp  testing department, of which Mr. Conley  was now foreman, and h������> nnd his assistants were at luncn.   Henry Wilson, coming  in from outride work, went into the room  for something he wanted.   There was no  ono there.    He staid for a moment and  then went out, meeting the occupants of  the room coming buck to work.   Conley  had been testing an  unsatisfuctory lamp  and had left it on the iloor until his return.  Now he attempted to hang it on the rack.  The   lamp caught only  one  hook.    He  reached  for the other with his left hand,  still holding the other with his right and  forming a circuit through his body.   Some  one had turned on the switch, and the rack  was "alive."  What seemed to him an age went by as  the alternating curreut run through- his  body; his head felt as if itiwas burstiug: his  Deck was swelling and choking him. He  tried to cry out, out could not. Then he  lost consciousness ������ud fell backward. Some  one saw him sway, realized the situation  and turned the switch. Then he fell to the  floor like a log.  There was great commotion on that floor,  the ambulance was-called, the usual things  in ' such cases done, and most men who  work about the fatal "juice" understand  what to do in cases of emergency.  Henry Wilson saw the men carrying a  mariiout to the ambulance and pressed forward with the others- to see what was the  matter. His face did not change or soften  when he saw Conley lying apparently lifeless. He simply picked up his tools and  went about his work.  That afternoon as he was working in the  lower part of the city mending wires after  a lire a meHseuger came for him from the  works, and he wont up to the superintendent's office, where hu was confronted with  the accusation that he had. gone into the  resting room while the meu were abseut  and had turned on tlie switch, knowing  that Air. Conley would probably be the  first one to suffer from touching the lamps.  *'I was iu the room while the men were  at lunch. I wont then) for some fixtures  I wanted, and I passed them on the stairs  v '���������������#.< I airaeout I did not touch anything  it. t*W- room."  ���������Hwras a simple fltatorrcnt, boldly made,  fearlessly.  "Mr. Conley Is still uneoosdous," the  superintendent continued, "and until such  time as we know the mnif.lt- ot the iujury lis  has received we deem it. beat to place you  under arrest. Of ������our������s we know that you  . two have had muc& trouble in the past."  It was three day* before Conley was able  to speak, and then he yuly coulirmed what  was already known���������that the current was  on when it should b#vn b������������n off.  "It will go hard ������M Wilson," was the  word all around tJ^Ahwp. b������t on the third  day a boy with a white ftuje and trembling  voice came into *fae superiuteudeut's olaee  aud asked for a word with the chief.  He leaned his ejlbow ou the corner of the  desk and began & a voiw that wavered at  first and then grew stronger a* he went on:  "Mr. Smith, I amijneof the students. I am  in the winding g������ug now. j wanted to  apeak to you about Mr, Conley'saccident."  "Well, what is &i"*  "1 did it."  "Whatdidyoudof"  "I turned the switch while the men were  at lunch, I veofc up to wee the photographer whose office is adjoining. He wasn't  in, so J went into the testing room. The  lamps were all off the rack. I put one on to  see what sort of light it gave, and before I  came away I jausp have turned on the  swijbGh again.   I didn't mean any harm."  **And why didn't you tell of this the other day when you knew Mr. Wilson was arrested?" *  "I was afraid."   The boy hung his head.  ��������� MVerv well. we will ftfie about It,"  When WiisoM, * jCr** imfit ^^ lnto t^  superuntendeiLC'B atiUm in response to a m������  sa������e,> the superintendent arose from his  chair and in hie ������har*C;teriacic way said:  "Mr, Wilsou, i fio* w. have doWyou a  graat no unties. I wsstf ts ask your pardon  tor the great wrong <pe have don* you ������  ������������.k3S0,rtl������,r*IML   "You will resume  your eld work temesTow, Mr. Wilson.   I  th������    ErerytfalB������ *������ #> ������������ right after  this.    We may have been somewhat hastr  In removing you-"-���������JC������.tho,-i���������^ u-.. 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Sir. Percy and Mifl.s Arthur wore
openly nngagnd now. anti, wore anxiously
wailing for r.lio rcajvory of t!io sick at
O.ikloy, in order to celebrate their marriage.
Tha spinster was in it. frame of mind
lo eran6 uliUMiit any favor to lift Jovor
10 night. And whim i-.l lash sho, borscH',
led up tio tho subject tho wished to broach,
he lorcsnw an easy victory.
"Oil, Edward," sho rsighed, with a vory
, drum a tic   shudder,    "you   cannot  think
how I dread to morrow's or, don I j tho visit
to my   brother!    Supposo   John  wore  to
rave at mo���mo, hig own sister!"
tho drawing-room.
Tho doctor listened to Hiss Arthur attentively, while sho mado known liar de
sire to return so ths  manor if   tnu danger
of contagion was at an end.     Then ho replied, hurriedlv:���
'"Quite right; quite zidmirablo. But if
you will take my advice, I should say,
don't come just yet. Thero will bo no
danger to you, in going to your'unfortunate brother for just a.few moments���a
vory few���and thon going semi cat, out
of tho house into a purer alinospiiar*.
But to remain here nor?, to. hruatho this
air just yet���my dear lady, I could net
encourage that; tho danger   would be ton
y straight into
oxnlairiina   as
of his removal
to   usrvpe  the
clinging there
He took   tho   hand
large as his own, arid
C will  come .to
Have they askod
brother  <:o-d3y,
you   aro  good
jS: of inquiry.
I hat   was   quite  as
caressed it reassur-
���   Ingly.   ''X dnn'c think there is the slightest danger, Fjllen,   dear,   but  I  am   convinced I must attend you  to-morrow.    1
shall teal butter to be wifcn you."
"Oh, Edward!' sighed tho mnidon, enraptured at this declaration of tenderness, "you are so careful of mo."
Ho smiled and still caressed hor hand,
saying:��� ' i
"Listen, darling," drawing hor nearer
to him, "I don't-like to have you horn;
it is noli a lit place for you. And I find
that romarks are being- made. This I cannot endure. Besides, I do not think it
right for mo to leave your brother
so entirely -a'c the jnorcy of���Mrs. Arthur. Promise mo that you will consult a physician tn-morruw, and as soon
as the danger of contagion i3 past, you
will gu back."
"But I can't bear to loavo you, Edward. ''
'"And you shall not.
Oakley, too."
"You? Oh, how nica!
you to come?"
"I saw Mrs.  Arthur's
and we settled that."
"Oh,   did, you?    Then
��� friends again?"
He turned unon hor a   too5"'
-   '.'Again?"
" Yes; Cora told mo not to speak of Mr.
Davlin to you, oa you wero not good
friends, and it might make you less froe
to come to the. house. "
��� ,_  _ Mr. Percy's eyebrows went  up porcupt-
'r-ihly. ��� "Mrs. Arthur is vory   thoughtful;
-    but she was mistaken; our little  misun-
< derstanding has not mado us serious enemies. "
-; f "Oh, bow nicoi" rapturously..
J-'- "Very Jiico," dryly.   "Now you will bo
'    a gooct girl and go back soon?"
' ���     "1 don't'think Cora   will  bo over anxious to havo mc  coruo  back,"   she said,
^looking liko  a  moditafcivo  cat-bird.1    "I
know sho  kept  that Calmo in  the house
to spite me."
"1 can readily understand how sho
might bo jealous of you, doar. Perhaps
���' sho fears your influonce ovor your brother.
At any rata, your duty lies there.' Whan
it is time to do so, don't consult hor or
anyone; tako possession of your former
apartments, and stand by your brother in
his hour of need."
Miss Arthur promised to comply with
her lover's request, and ho managed at
last to escape from her, and seek tho repose which he preferred to such sacioty.
, All this rin:o John, Arthur xva-s a prisoner iu tne west wing;" Ho wai attended
by the doctor sometimes, by Celine occasionally, and by Henry almost constantly
since the arrival of that isablo individual.
Lucian Davlin, having no taste for the
work kept aloof na much as possible himself and JDr, La Guise, as he called his
confederate had labored hard and, with
the assistance of old Hagar, had pub the
rooms.in proper condition for the occupancy of a lunatic. And a lunatic .John
Arthur certainly was. , Onco before his
removal, and once since, he had boen
seized with a paroxysm of undeniable insanity.
John Arthur had been, and still was,
the dupe of his supposed brother-in-law
aud Dr. Lo Guise. We havo all beard of
natures than can bo frightened into sickness, almost into dying, of an imaginary
disease, .lohn Arthur's was one of theso.
And, with a'littlo aid from Dr. Lo Guise,
ho had been really quite ill.
Henry had boon constituted his keeper,
a position which bo filled with roluctanco,
and ihorp was a fair prospect that aoonor
or later ho would break into open mutiny.
Although he could not guess at tho nature of the game his master was playing,
yet ho felt assured that it was something
desperate, if not dangerous"
Ho h.-id prumiscd "his young lady," as
he called Madeline), to remain in Mr.
Davlin's service .until sho badn him withdraw, and but for this would hardly havo
submitted to remain JohnArthur's keeper
at any terms. Henry had a certain pride
of his own, and that prulo was in revolt
against, this new servitude. .,
He had nun met Cora Here, and had no
idea that sho was an inmate of the hnu.-:e.
JJr. Le.Guisa had reiievod Henry on tho
.morning'of tne day that Miss Arthur
ventured, for vtho first; time since hor
fijghc, within the walls of Oakley manor,
And thon ho led tho \v:
John Arthur's prconeo.
they went that the oauKu
from his own moms was
fever impregnations   still
John Arthur was sitting in the middle
of his lu-d, ��� boating hi�� pillows wildly,
and imploring Henry, bulween shriek-; of
laug!)Ler, to come and kis* him, evidently mistaking hi in for Home blooming damsel. As the damsol declined to
"ooitui, the lunutlo became furious, and
hurled the pillow;, aim afterwards his
night-cap, at him, witii blazing 03*0.; rnd
cat like agility. This clone, ho began to
rock himself to and fro, and shout out
tlie words of some old. song to an improvised tune that, was all on ono note
Dr. Lo Guise turned tn Mr. Percy,
whisporing: "You seo that's tho way ho
goes on, only worse at timos."
Mr. Percy turned away. Tho fair spin-
stor who had be3ii clinging to him in a
paroxysm of terror, attempted to faint,
but remembering hor complexion thought
better of it and contented herself with
being half led, half carried out, in a
"walking swoon." And both she and
Mr. Percy felt there was no longer room
to doubt tho insanity of her brother.
Having seen them depart, Dr. Lo Guise
sought out Mr. Davlin. 1'inding him in
Cora's room, he entered and informed tho
pair of tho desire Miss Arthur had manifested to come back to her brother's roof,
and of his.modo of putting off the evil
day of her return.
"Humph 1" ejaculated Davlin, "what
does it moan? I saw Percy in tho village
this morning, and he told me'quito
plainly that ho desired an invitation to
quarter himself upon us."
"And what did you say?" gasped Cora.
"Told him to   como, of course, ns soon
as it was safo to do so."
"Well!"' said Cora, dryly, "I don't
think it will bo' very safe for either of
them to como just at presont."
"Oh, well." said tho doctor, cheerfully,
"wo have got seven long days to settle
about that. And if they insist upon coming, and thon catch tho fever, they
mustn't blame me."
And Dr. Lo Guise looked as if ho had
porpetratod a good jolcc.
John Arthur's insanity, was as shortlived as it was violent. Ha lay. for the
rest of the day quiot and^half stupefied.
When night came on, ho sank into a
heavy slumber.
At twelve o'clock that night, all was
quiet in and about tho manor.
-Cora Arthur was sleeping soundly,
dreamlessly, as such women do sleep. ��� In
the room adjoining hers, Celine Leroque
sat, broad awako and listening .intently.
At last, satisfied that her mistress was
sleeping, Celine arose and stole softly
into tho room where sho lay.
Softly, softly, sho approached the
couch, passing a river of moonlight that-
poured in at the broad windows. Then
she drew from a pockofc, something
wrapped jn a handkerchief.
, Noiselessly, swiftly, she moved, and
then the handkerchief, shaken free from
the somathing within was laid upon tho
face of the sleeper whilo tho odor of chloroform flllod the room.
Nimbly her fingers moved, pulling
away the coverings, and then tho clothing from tho unconscious body. It is
done in a moment: With a smothered exclamation of triumph sho draws away a
siJken belt, and removing tho handkerchief, glides noiselessly from the room.
She steals on to her own room in "the
west wing. Hero she locks tho door and
striking a light,, hurriedly, rips the silkon
band with a tiny penknife, and draws
from thence two papers.
One glance suffices. Replacing tho papers,,she binds the belt about her own
body, and then ^envelopes herself in a
huge waterproof, wi.th swift, nervous
And now, for the second time, this girl
is fleeing away from Oakley. Out into
the night that is illuminatod now by a,
faint, faint moon; through the bare,
leafless, chilly woods, and down the path
that orossos the railway track not far
from the little station. Once more she
follows'the iron rails; onco more sho lingers in the shadows, until the train thunders up; the night train for Now York.
Thon she springs on board.
For tho second time, Madeline Payne
is fleeing from Onkloy and all that it contains; fiooing cityward to begin, with
the morrow, a new task, and a now chap-
tor in her .existence.
But no lover is beside hor now; for
that lovo is dead in lier heart. And no
Clarence breathes in her oar a warning,
for now it is not needed. Since that first
Juno flitting, sho has learned tho world'
and its wisdom, good and ovll.
And tho cloud that Hagar saw on that
Juno night, hangs dark abnvo the house
of Oukley.
escorted by Mr. Percy. He had detected
some signs of faver. nithough Mr. Arthur
declared himself, fooling better, and administered a powder to check it.
Soon the patient began to show digits
of increasing restlessness,and by tho time
Henry appeared to announce that Miss
Arthur de.=.lred an interview with Dr. Le.
Guisa, he began to wrangle with his physician and gavo expression to various
Consigning his charge to Henry, with
tha remark that he "must watch him
close, and not lat bim get hold of anything," Dr.   Lo   Guiso  hurried  down   to
An irate pair were   seated   at breakfast
the morning after Celine's flitting.     And,
whilo they ato   little, they  talked   much
and earnestly,   sometimes angrily.  , They'.
had   arrived   at  the  conclusion,   which,
alchougn erroneous, had bean  foreseen by
the astuto Celine, namely:   That the robbery had been committod  at  the instigation of Mr. Percy,   and   that   Celine had
been bought ovor and  used by  him   as a
It was evident that something must be
done, and that quickly.
While theso papers were in tho hands of
Percy, as undoubtedly they wero at that-
moment, it wero bogt to keep that gentleman as much as possible under tnoir own
Yesfcorday, it had seemed desirable that
Misd Arthur  and   her   fiauoa  should 'bo
��bpt out of tho housa of,Oakley. To-day,
they agreed that tho quickor tb3 pair 00k
up their abode beneath its hospitable
roof, tho sooner they. Mr. Davlin and his
accomplice, would hroath^ frooly. If they,
could get the two in too same house with
themselves, they might yet outwit Mr.
Farcy���with tho aid of their friend and
ally, the sham doctor, if m no otiinr way.
Meanrime, they would nob make tho robbery known; or rather, they won id inform the servants and ail others whom It
seemed desirnulo 10 enlighten, that the
girl, Celine, had possessed herself of certain jewels and of Mrs. Arthur's -purse,
and lied with her spoils.
Accordingly,Hagar was summonod and
told of tho baio ingratitude of-the Pranch-
maid. Whereupon sho was much astonished, and ventilated her opiu cms of
French folk in general, and tiiat one' in
particular. Through Hagar, ��� the other
servants, now lew iu inimhui', wore informed of tho defalcation, and the extent
of damage demo by Miss Celine Leroquo.
Thon tho kitchen cabinet hold a session
forthwith, and eottled the J'ato of their
departed' contomponuy. being sibly assise-
o 1 by Hagar
The Professor was made no wisnr than
war.) the resu of the tools who sorvotl tho
plotter.". But ho was somewhat surprised
upon being dosired, by Mr. Davlin. to
equip himself for a walk, tho object of
which was to allay tho alarm of Miss Arthur and' her frioml, and invito them to
tho manor forthwith. Said invitations
wore to bo followed up with the doctor's assurance that,having mado a more minute
examination, ho was fully satisfied that
there was no fear of contagion from Mrs.
Arthur, and but little from hor husband;
none, in fact,' unless they desired to bo
much in his room. -
The worthy-pair sot out for tho village,
and were so fortunate as ��� to .meet Mr.
Percy on the very threshold of the inn.
Having exchanged greetings *and' oigar3,
aud, having discussed the wualhor and
various other interesting topics, the gon-
tlomon sent up their compliments to Miss
They wore soon admitted into the'pres-
eneo of that lady, where mora skirmishing was dona, during which Dr. Le C-Juiso
unburdened himself, as per program mo.
and then Mr. Davlin fired his first shot.
"By-tne-by, Miss Arthur, you may congratulate yourself that you did not retain
that impostor of a Fronch maid lungor in
your service."
Lucian-bad purposely placed bimsoif
near tne spinster, and where he could observe the face of Percy without seeming
to do so. But that gentleman-was glancing lazily out at tho window,, and was as
axpressionlcss as putty. Luoian uttered a
mental, "Confuunu his sang froid," as
he continued:���- '
"She has robbed my sisto'r of j'owols and
money to tho tune of a couple of thous-'
and, and has cut and. run."
'.'Goodness gracious, Mr. .Davlin!"
shriokedthe spinster. . ; "
. But Percy only turned his head lazily,
and elevated his- eyebrows in muto comment.
"Yes," laughing lightly, ','1 suppposo
the hussy fancied thai tshe had made a
heavier haul still.. My sister had about
hor person some papors, .or rathor duplicate papers that are dqpositod in' a safer
placo. Tho jade took these'also, thinking,
no doubt, that they were of valuo or, perhaps, without examining them to seo that
they wero worse than worthless to her."
"Oh, Mr. Davlin. what an artful creature! I was sure sho was not quite to bo
trusted. But who would havo supposed
that sho would dare���" gushod. Miss Arthur.
"Oh, sho is no doubt a professional;
beloncs tJ some city 'swell mob,' begging your pardon. But J shall run up to
the city to-night, I think, and try .and
seo if the dotoctives can't unoarth her."
dtill no sign from. Percy; not so much
as tho quiver of an eyelid.
So Mr. Davlin camo straight to tha
issue, thinking that suroly Mr. Percy
would betray something here; perhaps
would refuse to como to Oakley. In such
case, Lucian felt that ho should be
tomptod to spring upon and throttla
him from sheer, desperation.
But again: ho. was mistaken, for no
sooner was his invitation extonded than
, Mr. Percy accepted it with evident gratification, saying;in his"oasy drawl.- "Shall
be delighted to chango my quarters.
Anything must bo an improvement upon
this. And as your���ah, Dr. Le Guiso-^-
says there is positively tio danger, Miss
Arthur will of course be rejoiced to return to her proper place." And of course
Miss Arthur assented.
Before leaving, Mr. Davlin arranged
that the carriage' should come for Miss
Arthur the noxt day, and that a portur
should im mediately transfer their luggage to Oakloy.
"My faith," mused lie, as he strode
back to tell Cora of his mission; "but he
carries it with a high hand. I didn't
think there wan so much real devil in
him. He is playing a fine game, but [
don't think ho can draam that wo suspect him. If wo can docoive him in this,
and get hint into tho house, wo will- be
able to accomplish his downfall. I
Meantime, Edward Percy was viewing
the mattor from his own stand-point.
"Luck is running Into my hand," ho
assured himself. "They aro evidently a
littlo bit afraid of mo; there's nothing
more awe-inspiring than a cool front.
and I certainly carry that. Onco .-he Oakley, it will be strange if I. don't fatthom
their littlo mystery. If they are" doing
mischief thm-o, 1 won't bo' behind in
claiming tho lion's 'share of the spoils'."
According to arrangement. Miss Arthur and hor lovor . were transferred to
Oakley on tho following .day,-and thore
the game of cross purposes went on.
Cora received Miss. Arthur with much
cordiality, averring that she had miwss'.'l
tha society of "dear Ellen," more than
she could tell, and declaring that now
she should begin to goc woll in earnest.
Messrs.    Davlin   and     Percy    affectod
Co. x
IT'S, not enousrh that this store
should give you goods at a price
that makes it a money object for
you to buy here, We do that, or
j else you would not, in such large numbers, take the trouble to mail
us your orders this long-distance. We make it a feature of this
store news that it shall tell of goods you want at the time���goods
in season���timely goods. That's the spirit of the lists that follow���
prices right���goods timely." .        , '   .
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full  fashioned, .lust th���� thing for wln|er ......
weather,   a  hose    that    would   be  jrooJ Uandy,. size
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our    special ��� price,. ���    ^jy
value at 65c,
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Men's -Fine Blue and Black Imported
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double breasted style. lined- with Hue
farmer's satin and pullars sleeve linings,
finished with deep velvet -collar and silk
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Men's Heavy All-Wool Frieze Ulsldrs
in black, brown and dark grey, lined
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heavy lanped seams.'double stitched, half
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! saddle back, made with deep F_rench facings, extending under the' arm and over
the shoulder, deep storm" collar, witji tab.
this ceat is also guaranteed waterproof,
sizes-30 to'44,    regular-  $10.50.    �� Kfj
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lined with red flannel, seams piped and
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heavy fringed ends, in green, gold,.terra cotta, crimson,' blue, " etc., O KQ
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much   friendliness, . and   watohod    each
other furtively, day and night.
Dr. Lo Guiso reported an unfavorable
change in his insano patient and forbade
shem, one and all, to enter his room.
(To be Continued.)
Little  Osies  Huve   to   Depend   on   Hill*
Cor THeii- Toys.
Few indeed would bo their playthings
if the Chinese children had to depend oir
toy stores for them. As it is, the peddler
is a familiar sight in every Chine?a city,
and when tho children hear tho gong of a
toy seller it is a signal for a rush io 1ho
front gates to catch him before ho yens by.
At a call theso men  slip  the  pole, from
their shoulders and  set  their  baskets on
; the ground, and thero is  always  a jrro.np
of children ready to gather around them.
A display, of toys carried by one of those
= toy sellers includes''-many things familiar
: to Americans,-; thoi^h the shapes sconi
odd aud fantastic���cj,iy fruits, dolls of all
kinds,' pewter jewelry, earrings aud hair
ornamonts, firecrackers of strange shapes
which will hardly ever go oft, toy pipes,
little bowls and chopsticks, small carved,
idols, littlo horses, dogs, camels and olor
phants all covered with rabbit fur, and
wagons with music boxes under tho seats
that grind out a tune as you pull thorn
Other things seem stranger still, for the
kites, made'in tho shape of birds, fish, serpents, dragons and even inanimate objects
liko bolls and houses, will havo wind harps
fastened on their backs to make them sing
whilo in tho air, and will havo eyes set
looso in their heads, so thab.whnn tho wind
blows tho eyes will turn around and look
as if they wore winking at you. Thero
aro long glass trumpets, to bo blown like
bugles, that give out a beautiful, clear
note; littlo shuttlecocks mado out; of et
couple of cash bound together with red
leather and with n bunch ,of feathers fastened in tho holes iu tho cash,.which tho
children keep in the air by bumping .with
their heads und-striking with their feet:
molds for making,.clay money, whistling
tops that spin.on.a spring held between two
sticks and small whistles to fnsteii on the
tails of pet pigeons to whistlo as they fly.
You will also notice a lot of clay molds
of different kinds of animals lor fruits or
other familiar objects, and for ono cash
you can tako your choice. Tho toy seller
then opens np the bottom tray in his rear
basket and shows a bowl of yellow candy
set over a pan of burning charcoal to keep
-it soft. II0-rubs a littlo Hour in tho molds
to keep tho candy from sticking, picks up,
a littlo of tho soft sweet, which ho works
into a cup shapo in his fingers and then.''
draws out, closing up the hole. One end
is drawn out longer than the other and
then broken off. Ho places his lips to tho
broken place and begins to blow, and the
lump of'candy slowly swells.' Thon. ha
claps tho melds which you hzive chosen
around it and gives a hard blow, breaks
off the stem  through which  hb Las   been
blowing, opens tho molds, dips a little,
bamboo stick into tho soft sugar and
touches it to tho sido of the ' candy figure
in tho mold, lifts it out of the mold and
hands it to you on tho stick, nil in much
less time than It takes to toll about it.���
'Philadelphia Inquirer.
TI10 Levn'iln, Madeira.
Up we go by dusty roads whoso peculiar
atrocity wo failed , to understand until wo
saw tho country carts used upon them.
Tho wheels of these vehicles are struck
round with projecting bosses of iron "in
order to take a good grip of the road." Of
'course' eaclvono takes away a good grip of
the earth and dust and,, loose rocks, of
which tho road is composed, and scatters
the king's highway around generally
with consequences that are not soothing to
tho feelings of tho pedestrian. , However,
up we go:���dusty, hot, perspiring, but
hopeful, as Calheta,,the unspeakablo, recedes and tho pine woods nro reached. Hot
places, though, aro pine woods, as we
find, and when somebody says, "Hero is
the Levada at length, and wo can walk,"
we joyfully unpack ourselves and turn out
upon our feet.
Around stx-etches a wide amphitheater
of mountains clothed with fern and heaths
er, and cut around the sides is n perfectly"
level walk bosidb -the water course, or Le-
���ada, which runs close to the mountain
side in  its stone bed.   A milo's walk and
then wo como to tho narrow black  tunnel
into which   the water runs.    A bundle of
bamboos or of cedar sticks is lighted for a
torch, and wo  plungo  into the  darkneso
and   tho. qold.    Tho water drips from tho
rock above our heads, making pools upon
tho uneven  footway.   The Levada .flows��
black and gleaming in tho torchlight bo-:
sido us.���Blackwood's Magaaino. '.
, rC5cosri;npIiieaI ��Jnformation. '
"W.ell, what is an island?" asked the'
man upon being infor.med that his eon
had now taken' up tho study of geography at school.
"JLand entirely surrounded by \va-.
ter.." replied the boy.
"^bat 33 nbt'correct," said the man.!
"An island island surrounded   by.wa-'
ter on  all sides except the upper-sido;
Lana   entirely surrounded   by   water is.
suburban real   estate." .-Detroit  Journal. .-
Tlie llea��on.
Amateur Scientist���Can yon explain,
to ruo the reason why so many people'
become insaue?    .       .. .'      '
Guyer���The answer ought to'suggest
itself���they havo no reason.���Boston
Traveler.'   ..'"'���'. '      '
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n so  h-  TIIE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  Luxury  mid  bsv-nnsance.  In general the destruction of' wealth  is a social as well as au individual loss.  Tho wealth.that is used up in riotous  living is diverted from better uses. Extravagance is���������not necessarily luxury.  The mere transfer of  wealth  from one  ��������� hand to another does uot involve de-  atruction. Consumption means using  up. When a nation spends $250,000 for  a groat  picture, the wealth  is not' de-  '���������.stroyod'; it is simply transferred.  When  '��������� the'jubileo plunger ran through ������2,'GOO,-  OOOiu 12 calendar months, the wealth  of the world was diminished only by  " the amount of it he aud those who  sponged oil him put down their throats  and otherwise wantonly destroyed. In  io far as it was simply transferred to  others to whom ho paid extravagant  prices, it was not destroyed.  To givo high prices for articles which  . are rare is not necessarily luxury, for  the ptico and tho rare edition or the old  inasier both remain.    It istrue that ex-  ' travagance may mean tho transfer of  wealth  to theso who will  not use  it  ���������well, but it does not usually mean this.  It generally,involves a transfer" to'the  hands of those who will use' it more  wisely.���������Journal of Ethics.  The MlMsln*; Pawn.  Ons Saturday afternoon two friends of  the noblo game of chesso sat" playing  together in a' cafe. , Suddenly ono of  them started up in a passion and ex-  olaimed, "Youhave pocketed onecf my  pawns."  A glance at the board and men sufficed to show that a pawn was 'really  missing. The excitement over the lost  pawn became so intense that a lively altercation ensued, in which everybody  in tho room took part.'  Quiet was at last restored, and the  playerjwho had lost his pawn resumed  his'seatimd began "to drink his coffee,  which was covered with thick cream,  when ho all at once got something into  his throat which nearly choked -him.  Ho suoceoded, however, in extricating  the intrusive article, which turned out  to be the missing pawn. :���������  '  The chess player, intent on the game,  had thrown it into his cup in place of a  lump of sugar.���������Pearson'B Weekly.- . .  They. Drove Pimples Away.��������� A  face covered with pimples is unsightly. It'tells of internal irregularities  ���������which should'long ."since havo been  eorreefced. The liver and the kidneys  are not performing thoir functions in  the healthy , way tnoy should,, and  these pimples aro to let you know, < that  the blood protest's. \ Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will drive them all away,  and will leave the skin clear and clean.  ,Trv them, and there will bo another  witness to fchcir excellence.    .���������  Power of .Imagination.  *���������- "How could you master the courage  to knock that burglar senseless with the  potato masher?" they, asked her.  , "I just shut my eyes and imagiucd  it was John," she answered.���������Indianapolis Journal.  IXcsiuitifyinsy Visions.  "How did you get such a pleasant ex-  ���������rossidn on that ugly Miss Passcs's por-  , trait?"  "I got her to tolling mo about men  sho might havo married."���������Brooklyn  Llf������~  Tho winners of the Sewing SI achines  in the Royal Grown Soap competition  are, viz. : Winnipeg, Mrs. G. K. Kirk-  land, 638 McDeruiott Ave.: Manitoba,'  Mrs. W. B. Corock, Grecnway: Northwest Territories, Minnie B. Goodfel-  low, Prince Albert. The Royal Crown  Soap company will continue this competition, giving away threo machine*  each Monday until further notice.  .'.< .-We beplto cull Ihe fittenvion of our venders lo"  the '.advertisement of Dr. Ward's'Ulood tutd  Nerve Pills in this parter. The linn have, also  placed on the market Dr. Ward's Liver Pills,  which have already proved to be a most excellent family medicine as a euro for constipation;  <lyspe.p3la, biliousness, etc.'- They are sold at S.'m:  per vial, orT> for ������1, or mailed on'receipt of price  by the. Dr. Ward Co., Limited, Toronto, Out.  He'd EitBTStR-edl to Two Others Now.  Harry���������Say, old man, I'm in a horrible fix.  Fred���������What's up?  Harry���������I've gone and got engaged to  two girls. How tho diclcons am I going  to get out of it?  Fred���������Oh, that's easy enough ! Jusl  contrive to get them togethor so that  -they, can compare notes. ���������- Chicago  Inows.  'Heredity.  "You keep your hand out o' them  peanuts!" eiclaimod the 5-year-old  merchant who had set up a store in the  front yard of the parental dwelling.  "I won'tuufchor!" replied the 5-year-  old customer, helping himself again.  "My dad's thep'ieceman on dis block!"  ���������Chicago Tribune.  THE MIGHT CLERK'S STORY.  A FACE LIKE CHALlC  A very bad attack of the..Grippe one  year-ago la-it winter left my,system in a  veryawcalc slate and my nervous system  completely unstrung.-  After getting over  the dangerous  stage of .the  disease  I  naturally expected to gain strength, but,  unfortunately, did  not do  so.     On the  contrary, my blood  became weaker.    I  daily lost strength and vitality, and my  nervous system became so weak that it  was a constant source of suffering both  - day and night.    I lost appetite, the sight  1 of food nauseated.me, the weak state of  rriy system  caused  shortness of breath  and unnatural action of the heart, such  as fluttering jand violent palpitation, and  xhy face  was like chalk.    I was in this  condition and constantly getting weaker  'when I began taking Dr. Ward's Blood  and Nerve Pills.   -1 had read tbe books  they distributed and their advertisements-  in  the  papers,  and  thought,   " Well,   I  ' have taken so much  medicine without  . benefit it is useless to spend any more  ��������� money.'    However^ I finally made up my  mind.   It in a forlorn hope ; I can but try.  If I am not .benefited I will not be hurt.  So I bought one box and received great  benefit therefrom, so continued their, use,  and to-day am a well man in consequence;  my blood is strong, my face has the ruddy  hue of health, my appetite has returned,  I sleep'well, I have not the slightest indications of nervousness'or heart trouble,  and from a sick, weak,' nervous man Dr.  Ward's   Blood   and   Nerve   Pills    have  transformed me in six-weeks to full health  and strength."    I n,m yours very truly,  (Signed).  WILLIAM WILLARD,  Night Clerk Grand Central Hotel,  Petcrboro.  Dr., Ward's Blood and Nerve Pills arc  sold at 50c. per box, 5 boxes for $2.00 at  drtigsr'tsts, or mailed'on receipt of price  by tIIE DOCTOR WARD CO., Limited,  71 Victoria Street, Toronto. Book of  'information free.  Glill'i'K   H'lD'LMlC  AGAIN       SWEEPING      OVER     CANADA  WITH   UNU6AL   VIRULENCE.  jar ������elite.  ever met  Professor Liia-  "Have you  guistski?" ,.- .  "I believe I have.; He is the old codg-  or who can bore you to death in seven  languages, is he not?'!���������Cincinnati Enquirer. "   Aii Al������iii������ed Mxb.  "My wife and I tako turns paying  the gas bills."  "How does that work?"  "Doesn'.t work at .all; it is always  my turn.' '���������Chicago Record. .   HEALTHY, HAPPY WOMEN.  1  Pain and Weakness Banished  through Ihe,use of Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills.  It's said to think that so many women <������������������  suffer from pain, Weak Spells,    Heart  Palpitation,. vSinkihjj    Sensations,  Nervousness, Sleeplessness���������who could  be restored to the.full enjoyment of perfect health' by a few boxes of Milburn's  Heart and Nerve Pills. -'  There can be,no.question abo.ut.the  efficacy of this remedy. , Thousands,of  women, havcibund it do all thatisclaimed  for it. Here is the testimony of Mrs.  Gillcn, Wesley Street, Moncton, N.B.  " Before taking Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills I used to suffer untold agony  from violent headaches, irregular action  of the heart, together with pains or  spasm's in various parts of my body.  "Sometimes I felt so weak that I was  unable to look after my domestic duties.  However, I had to endure th:? worry and  trouble, because ail the remedies I tried  failed to give me relief,'until happily I  heard of Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills.  1 had only been taking them a short time  wheu I felt greatly benefited. This encouraged me to continue their use until  a complete cure was effected.  " I have not been troubled with a headache since taking these pills. They increased my appetite, invigorated my entire system, and gave me back my old  time strength and vigor."  Take a l.axa-Liver Pill before retiring.  "Twill work whilo you sJcep without a grip  or gripe, and make you feci better in tho  morning.  . Price 25c.   Sold by till druggist*.  The Most Violent Attack Since 1890. Leaving  Behind a Host of Alter Effects That Make  Life    Miserable���������"Prompt   and    Effective  Means   Should  Be   Taken   to  Strenxthe  ,    the  System.  (.-���������(>,.  ��������� ���������.'���������.'���������,���������'���������' ... (  La   srippe, now  sweeping over  thi'  country   in ' one   of   its   periodic epidemics, is one of the most  treacherous'  and difficult diseases with which medical,  scieuce has  to  cope.    It ,is iu its  after effects that it is  particularly disastrous, and these assume mauy forms,  prominent among which  may be men-,,  tioned heart  weakness, bronchial,  and  lung troubles, nervous prostration, alternate chills and fever, a feeling of  constant lassitude and an indisposition  to either mental or physical exertion.  Often   the  sufferer   does   not recover,  from the after effects of la grippe for  months, and in cases cf previously enfeebled constitutions and among those  of advanced age, the number of cases  terminating fatally' ia appalling.  .   Even after a mild attack of la grippe  it ig imperative that tho system should  be   thoroughly   toned   up, the nerves  strengthened aud .the blood   enriched.  Or. Williams' Pink Pills   is tho   only  medisino that can be depended upon f or  promptness and, thoroughness in  this  emergency.    Tlieae",' pills   aro   a   true  blood feeder, bringing to the vital fluid  the constituents that,, give it richness,  redness'and strength, thus  driving out  diesase aud acting as a tonic "and bracer  to the whole system.  Mr. Harry Dagg, a, well known far:  mer living near Ninga, bears testimony  to the great value of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills in removing the after effects of la  grippe. The disease left him a victim  to cold chills, violent headaches, dizzi-.  uess and severe palpitation of the  heart. Mr. Dagg says-.���������"I finally  went to Boissevain and consulted a doctor who - stated that the trouble was  likely to develop into ' consumption. I  was under his care, .for about three  months, but was gradually growing  weaker and unable .to do any work. At  this stage one of my neighbors advised  me to give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a  trial, and as my case was critical I determined to give them a fair trial, and  purchased a dozen boxes. Before the  third was used there was good evidence  that they were helping me, and before  the dozen boxes wero used I was as  strong and vigorous as I had ever been,  and I can heartily recommend Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for the manifold  troubles that follow an attack of la  grippe.  If you havo suffered from an attack  of la grippe procure a supply of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills at once, and they  will put you right. .Insist upon getting tho genuine, as imitations never  cured anyone. If your dealer does not  keep them, send direct to the Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.,  and they will bo mailed postpaid, at  50c a box or six boxes for $2.50.  You can't' be healthy if your  blood is impure or watery,���������if  poison is circulating-' through your  arteries instead of rich, pure, life-  giving- blood.,  If you feel drowsy, languid,���������  are constipated, have pimples or  blotches breaking out on your body  the remedy for you is Burdock  Blood Bitters.  "I have been using- B.B.B., also my  . brother and sister-in-law, and we find it  a iriost reliable and efficacious blood  purifier, and most cordially recommend  it. We purchased it from J. R. Ault &  Sons of this town." MISS C. M. WATSON, Aultsvillej Ont.  B.-B.B. is a highly concentrated,,  blood purifying vegetable remedy,  ���������only i teaspoonful at a dose,���������  you add the water yourself.  STAR AND CRESCENT.  With tho sultan dining Emperor William and 'sending Arabian horses to Czar  Nicholas, it seems that he is getting ready  for another European concert.���������Chicago  Record.        .t  The porto has now a good excuse for declining to pay that little bill that tha  United Status has been gontly urging  After the entertainment of the German  emperor Turkey can have no money left;  for auch ordinary trifles as the payment oi  debts. '  I   know    MINARD'S    LINIMENT  will cure Diphtheria.  JOHN D. BOUTIIiLIER.  Fiench Village.  I   know , MINARD'S    LINIMENT  will euro Croup.,   , . M  J. F. CUNNINGHAM.  '  Cape Island. <  Iknow MINARD'S LINIMENT is  the best remedy on earth  JOSEPH A. SNOW.  Norway, Me.  Always remember that if a man knows  where yoa can make a dollar ho will not  tell you about it. He will go after it him:  self. '  Some people aro a good .deal like the relay horses used in tho pony express days.  They don't actually carry a pieoo of gossip to its final destinatonj hut- they carry.  It to some one who does.���������Atchison Globe.  Mr. Chamberlain is alleged to havo  said that Franco must givo up the  .French shore within six months or  .fight.   '  For Inflammation, of tho Eyo3.���������:  Among the iii any good qualities which  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills possess, besides regulating tho digestive' organs,  is their efficacy in reducing inflammation of the eyes. It has called forth  many letters of recommendation from  thoso who were afflicted with tlds complaint'and" found a,euro in .the pills.  They affect the nerve centres and tho  blood in a surprisingly active way. aud  the result is almost immediately scon.  The  but young  Brightest  Flowers  must  fade,  lives endangered by severe  coughs and colds may bo preserved by  Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil. Cronp,  whooping cough, bronchitis, in short  all affections of the throat and lungs,  are relieved by this sterling preparation, which also remedies rheumatic  pains, sores, bruises, piles, kidney difficulty, and is most economic.  Johnny���������What is a contralto, papa?  Papa���������TJ'ni���������I can't define a contralto.  Johnny, except as the mortal enemy of  tho soprauo.���������Puck. c  'My father's a general.    What does  your father do?"  tells, him."  f Whatever  mother  Nippon���������I was sorry ynu didn't think  to bring my uuibiolJa back yesterday.  I got wet through for the want of it.  Koolwun���������Sorry, Vm sure, but 1  couldn't return it yesterday withoui  getting wet myself. A man is bound to  look out for himself first, you know.���������  Boston Transcript.  .IBM's Untait toe] Diiteia.  Too   Dad. ,  It is really.distressing that about the  time a woman learns how to fall off a  bicycle gracefully sho acquires the  knowledge of how to .-stay ou, and so  her hard earned accqiuplisbmsnt counts  for naught.���������L. A. W. Bnllcrin.  Tlie Soft A'nMwcr.  Vicar���������I noticed, Mrs. Pippin, that  you were asleep during tho latter half  of my sermon. Did you find it dull?  Mrs. Pippin���������-DullI No, sir. But it  was so sweet it lulled me to rost ag'in  my will.���������Punch.  11 mix* It AH "Without Expense.  "Yon ought'to havo one of tiio������e  phonographs in your home, sir. It will  repeat -everything'*���������  "I tell you.I don't need one. My wife  belongs to a sewing society."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Sloney "Wasted.  Hayrick���������Green's boy Bill her/ entered a school u'v pharmacy in thcrcity.  Hedgerow���������Green's a fool! I never  seed a book farmer yatthct 'mounted to  Shucks.���������New York .Journal.  Miuard's Liniment Cures Distemper  Theve never was, and  never will 1.x.  a universal rntnaeea, in one remedy, fo)  all ills to which flesh is heir, the  very  aafcimvo!!   many ' curative's"- being such  that; were tho germs'of other and differ-'  -rntly seated 'diseases rooted   in the .system of the   patient���������what--would   relieve one ill  in turn  would  aggravate  ���������.lie. other.     Wc have,' however,iii Quinine Wine; when, obtainable iu  a.  .sound  .-���������nadultoratod .slate, a remedy for many  md grovious ills.    By its  gradual ana  judicious  use, the frailest systems  are  Led into convalescence and strength, by  the influence which  Quinine  exerts on  Nature's own restoratives.    It relieves  r.he   drooping   spirits    of   tho������e   with  whom  a chronic   s*;atG of morbid despondency and lack of  interest in life is  :i disease,    and,   by tranquiliziug   the  nerves, disposes  to sound and,refreshing sleep���������imparts vigor to  the action  of tho blood, which, being  stimulated,  courses throughout the veins, strengthening the healthy  animal functions of  the system, thereby making activity a  necessary     result,    strengthening    the  frame, and giving life to the  digestive  organs, which naturally   demand   increased    substance���������result,    improved  appetite.    Northrop &  Lyman of Toronto, have given  to   the public   their  superior Quinine   Wine   at   the  usual  rate,   and,  gauged   by the opinion  of  scientists, this wine approaches nearest  perfection of   any m the market.    All  draggist3 sell it.  Crowing chickens and laying hens  chculd be liberally supplied with bones  and shells in tho form of meal.  Tho greater tho number of eggs from  each hen tho lower the cost of each egg  proportionately.    Kocp tho hens laying.  When it can be had conveuieut'y, it  will be a good plan to mix all tbo soft  food given to tho poultry with milk rather than water.  Sharp gravel is necessary to usslst in  digestion, lb should bo furnished during  the winter, when the fowL* cannot go out  for it.���������Exchange.  WHIT������  STAR  Is now a Household word,, and  Stands as a guarantee of PURE  GOODS, HIGH QUALITY and  LOW   FBICE. *  ������ *������ ������ ������ ������ ������  White Star  Baking Powder  Is Absolutely Pure, keeps  Fresh and Full Strength'  till used.   .   .    .   Try it.  m MMM'.  FILli UP!  WHY don't  nse the  r- ���������  oa  nst  fylinjf system ia the  world, when you can^  got    -    -    -  son Fyle!  For  50c.  Don't miss thi? offer. ���������  Write tor   prices   on.-  Stationery, School Supplies, Law Forms, etc.  The  Ford  Stationery Co.,  407 Main St.       Winnipeg:, Man. ���������   ���������  HUNDREDS  of those closets aro in use, giving entire ���������  satisfaction. ' ���������       ;        ., ,.'.,-  . Tarties using them would not he with- ���������  out  them  for twice their cost.   They  can be placed in Cellar, Attic or Bath.  ��������� Room, or In any jlace where there is a  ',flue or chimney.  Fire requited only once in two weeks, .  For circular and price write   .  ' TOE ODORLESS CREMATORY CLOSET  ���������  COMPANY.        *   '���������  Hamilton,   Ont.  ELECTRO   PLATING.  Gold, Silver, Nicltlo,   Crass,  Copper, etc.  Oxydizing' and lacquering.    -        -  ANYTHING   AND    EVERTTIIING.  WINNIPEG   PLATING   00.  SiJl Kotro lisiuie Street.  REID'S  PIANOS  Free and easy expectoration immediately relieves and frees the throat and  luugs from viscid phleghm, tmd a med-  cino that promotes this is tho "best medicine to use for coughs, colds, inflammation of the lungs''and all attections of  'the.throat;'and. chest. This is precisely  what Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup  is a specific for, and wherever used it  has given unbounded satisfaction. Children like it hecauso.it relieves and  cures the disease.  In touch, tone and finish they have no equttL  Correspondents wanted in every town to aot  as agents.  IJEID BROS., 157 King St. West,  Toronto.  J.  THE CM OF ASTMA.  UebiK'f Asthma Cure will euro Asthran, Hay  Asthma, or Hay Fever. Hundreds of people in  four continent's will say so. It is u Inch cla ss  medicine, endorsed by. medical man. and used  by tho best people in all parts of the civilized  world. I  A tree trial bottle will be sent;to any sufferer  by mail prepaid. If you are afflicted, send  your name and address to The Liebig Co., 177  K.iiif,' street west, Toronto, and say you saw  lliis free offer in this paper.  AS TO EPILEPSY AND FITS.  ,...���������. M. PEIIEIKS,  the great SEEDSMAN of the NORTHWEST,  for <your SEEDS for 1S09, as he keeps the  LARGEST Stock of Garden, Field and  Flower Seeds In this country to select from;  also Seed.Drills and Cultivators. You can have -  our large-illustrated oatal' guc. FREE ..-by.sending your name and address to J, M. I'JKRKINS,  ������JJ1 Market St., Winnipeg:  General Insiirauco Agert.  Fl'ltK Companies Tteprertented:  Quebec Fire Assurance Co.  Iloyal Insurance Co.  Sun Insuranco Office  Union Asdurauo Society  A11 classes of Insurances 4 pnsn-cted and losses  promptly and suiislauwrily jottled.  .1-iiebig's Fit Cure for Epilepsy and kindred  affections is the only successful remedy, and is  now used by the best physicians and hospitals  in Europe a'no America. It i.s confidently recommended to the afflicted. If you wui'fer from  Epilepsy, Fits, St. Vitus Dance, or have children or relatives that do so, or know a friend  that is nflliotecl, then so'd for a. free trial bottU  and try it. It will be sent by mail, prepaid. It  has mired where everything else has failed.  When writing mention this paper and give  full address to The Liebig Co., 177 King street  west, Toronto.  W. N. U.  201  inari's Linioieat Cnrcs Colfl?, eto.  407   MAIN   ST.,    WINNIPEG,  Next door to P. O.  Household Safes, small sizo,   -   -   $13.00  Household Safes, large size,      -   -      30.00  Just the thing for a Christmas present Both  useful and ornamental.  Merchants' Safes, all sizes and prices; on  e?sy terms or cash. Come and see them or  write for quotations. Special prices during  .November and December   ""���������'   ���������"��������������������������� ������������������" ' >' .'  Miuards Liniment Cares Garget in Cows ������������������ nnr i^t-n  i j������ '"���������ijiin j ��������� un1"  TfiE CUMBERLAND NEWS,  " -r-ISSUED EVERY SATC7RDAY .���������  Mapy E. Bissett Editor.  Saturday, May   13th,   1899,  ��������� P���������sssfs^;.,i-   ���������      i.   .       ��������� ��������� -ii i'i    . -   i      <==  TUE QOAIy MINES OF BRITISH  COLUMBIA.  Although poal mining has hither  to, been confinect,praptically speaking to the Island and Crow's   Nest  (jollieries, poal is known  to ex.ist in  workable quantities in various  sections over almost the whole Province,    In the, valleys of   the   Peace  and Skegna Rivers, in   the   Qrnen-  Jca country,, on   Queen   Charlotte  Islands, up the Fraser and   Nicola  ���������and   throughout    the    Boundary  Cheek District, Dr,   Q, M. Dawson,  Dr.Selwin     and   other   'geologists  have reported the existence   of   extensive coal deposits, and no doubt  ft few   years   hence   will   see   the  working up of many valuable, mines  Other thau'tho*e now in  operation.  The'importance of B.-Uish Colum  bja ppal in Ca] forma   is   evidenced  by the fact that of the 1,802.373 tons  supplied    to     that     market     in  1898, 651,208 tons, or more than a  third of the   total   amount   came  from this Province..,   The   balance  was obtained from England,   Australia,    Japan   and    the    United  States, .   .  The output of coal from the Vancouver Island and Crow's Nest  ,' Collieries for the past year was  1,136,485 tons, of which 9,954 tons  came from th@ lat'er colliery, Of  th������ the 795,^61 tons of Island coal  exported to foreign countries in  1898, 752,686 tons went to the Un  Jted States. The output of coal, as  well as foreign shipments, for 1898  was largely in excess of the preceding year,  The number of accidents   in   the  Vancouver Island collieries during  the past 10 years was 479,of   whice  $% were fatal; the number   fhr   '98  waj 59? with 7 fatal; and the number for 1898 was was 56, with  seven fatal.    During '98,  2,841   men  were employed in the mines.    Thus  jt will be seen the number  of  accidents   was    comparatively" small.  The ventilation of other   precaution? for the safety of   the miners  &re, according to the official report,  .gpodr    In No- 5 shaft at Union the  volume of air on the  east   side   is  551,400 cubic feet   per   minute; on  the east side it is 14,000 cubic  feet  per minute, or 35,400 pubic feet per  minute for 41 men and   boys   and  four  mules.   This  ventilation; the  Inspector states, ig "good   and   all  sufficient."     (The    Review     will  please take note.)  The     conclusion     drawnby   the  Minister from a   consideration   of  the Mines Report   as   a   whole   is  that the mines of the province will  be called   upon   to   increase   their  present output and that   1899  will  prove prosperous year for the coal  trade of the Pacific coast.  ing Mr. Burnett's letter. There is  nothing in it which can give offense  to the most sensitive. On the contrary, it breathes a spirit unfortunately only too rare in these days  when questions religious are discussed with a bitterness greatly to  be deplored. Undoubtedly everyone has a perfect right to advocate  that which he believes to be the  correct view of things���������it is only a  coward who will deny his real opinions just because he happens to be  among those who differ from   him.  But it is difficult for the   ordinary  mind to discover what good   end is  promoted by  telling a   man   that  hir co-religionists two or three cen-  tsries ago burned or   hanged   their  opponents. Let by-gones be bygones. Let us look on the better  side of things.  The day is fast coming when the  struggle will be not between this  creed and that one, but between  Christianity and total unbelief. If  Christians of various creeds ��������� would  only consider this they would devote less time to . quarreling   with  each other.    No kindly   word   was  ever spoken, no sentiment  of just;  ice ever expressed, wbich    did   not  result in some good.  The   nobler   current   of   deeper  souls       '   '        *  Into our inmost being rolls,  Hnd lifts us unawares  1 Out of all meaner cares.  The words, the example, of even  one or two may have an" influence  for good which floating over the  mighty ocean of Time will rest  only on the shores of Eternity.  Editorial compliments from an  up-country exchange:". ... a coarse,  illiterate fellow.... a man who  runs a hash factory and a printer's  junk shop."  It  is   hardiy   customary   for   a  .newspaper to re-print letters which  may appear in  the   columns of ex  changes, but the article itself   is,we  thjpk. sufficient reason for publish- f  A SUDDEN DEATH.  The residents of Stratford were startled  this morning at hearing of the unexpected  and sudden death of Mrs. John Hamilton.  For many years this lady and her husband,  who was collector of customs, took a prominent part in the social and intellectual life  of the city. Nono were better known, none  more ready to assist in every good cause.  The deceased lady was a good woman,  whose unselfish acts of kindness were many  many and varied. The outside publio knew  little of this, for she was not accustomed to  let "her left hand know, what her right  hand doeth," but there are homes in Stratford that are the brighter and the happier  because she sojourned in this city. Death  is always sad, but there is a peculiar pathos  attaching to this one. It is only a little  while ago that Mrs. Frank Harrison, daugh  ter of the deceased, came home to die.  Shortly after, another daughter, Mrs. Eckstein, die:!, and now, ere the sorrow caused  by these bereavements has had time to be  softened, the mother has gone. Mrs. Hamil  ton had been ailing for some, but died suddenly of heart , trouble this morning. Her  maiden name was Miss Bengali.  The surviving children are1 Mrs. G-. Gr.  McPherson, Mr. P. P. Hamilton of the  court house, agent for the Canada Life Co.;  J. W. Hamilton of the Northern Steamship  Co., of Buffalo, and J. Cecil Hamilton,  barrister.  The funeral of the late Mrs. John Hamilton tock place from the family residence  corner St. David and Church streets, Monday afternoon at. 3 o'c'ock, aud was largely  attended. The pallbearers were Messrs.  Alex. CaveD, James OLoaue, S. S. Fuller,  H. M. Johnson, Wm. Buckingham, Sheriff  Hosse, Wm, Jeffrey and O. J. MacGregor.  The. service were conducted by Rev. M. L.  Leitch. Interment was made at Avondole  cemetery.  ��������� SStpaford Beacon.  ASSOCIATION  FOR THE PROMOTION  OF THE UNITY OF CHRISTENDOM.  From Victoria Colonist.  As  the  annual   special  intercessions for  the reunion of all  Christians  of  the above  association draws nigh,  permit  me %o lay  before   your   readers   the   obfects   of  thil  society.    In 1S57 an association was formed  in London, Eug.,   under  the above title by  by members both of the   clergy and laity of  the  Roman Catholic, Greek and Anglican  Communions.    It    is   hoped   and  believed  that many however widely separated at pre*  sent in their religious convictions, who de*  plore   the grievous scandal to  unbelievers,  and   the   hindrance, to the   promotion   of  truth and holiness among Christians qauaed  by the   unhappy   divisions existing  among  those who profess to have  "One Lord,   one  Faith, one   Baptism,"   will   recognize the  consequent duty of joining their intercessions   to   the   Redeemer's   dying    prayer,  "that they all may be  one in  Us, that the  world   may  believe   that   Thou   hast sent  Me."    In joining the   association no one is  understood as thereby expressing an opinion  on any   matter   which   may   be   deemed a  point of controversay,   or on auy  religious  question except that the object of the association is desirable.    They'are simply asked  to unite for the   promotion of a high and  holy end, in reliance  on the promise of onr  Divine Loid,   that   "whatsoever   we shall  ask in prayer,  believing, we shall receive,"'  and that "it two of you on earth as  touching anothing that they shall ask, it shall be  done for the of My Father who is in hea- ���������  ven."    The daily use of   a  short   form of  'prayer, together with  one "Our  Jbather"���������  for the intention of the  association���������is  the  only obligation incurred  bp those  who join  it.    There is no entrance fee or subscription  of any kind . required,   in order   that membership   shall   involue   no   obligation   bu  prayer,   and that  those   whom   God hath  "chosen   the   poor   of   this world, rich   in  faith and heirs of the kingdom" may not be  hindered from  joining   the associotion.    It  is hoped, however, that all,   whether  members or not, who wish well to the objects of  the association and   are able to  contribute,  will give accoiditig to their nieaus to deir*y  the   neceosa.y expenditure    aB the   Wprku>f  Che association .includes a large  correspondence both at  home and   abroid.    Following is the programme   of the   reuniou of all  Cnriatiaus set for this   year from May 12 to  21 iuclua.ve: May 12, lor faith in the  power of pray ev; 13, for ceebaiion of  all prejudices and bitterness; 14,   tor all  Christians  everywhere; 15, for the  Bishoys of the  Catholic  Church; 16, for   the   Roman   Communion; 17,   for the  Eastern  Communion;  18, for the  Anglican Cstnmunion;   19,   for  all Christians who have the Apostolic   ministry;   20, for all   Christians   without   the  Apostolic ministry;  21,   for the reunsoh of  Christendom.     Haviug   beea  appointed   a  local secretary of the association for British  Columbia 1 would be pleased  to receive the  name of    person   of   any   Christian   body  desirous   of   joining   the assocauon.  HAROLD BURNETT.  NOTICE.  In the  County  Court, of  Nanaimo holden  at Union.  In the matter of the estate of Mark Wal"  kev. late o' Cumberland, deceased intestate'  A'< pe -on indebted to haviug claim"  a^a ii������t :ne e-i.3ie are required to pay the  a in o;; i'i c ot ; mc ume'iiei'iieha aud send'par-.  He-!: rs of ;iie::��������� ���������cuYmj duly verified .to the  Aoin u!s. a-or M;\ Joiepfa Walker of North-  rieluV'ii. C.  ''Dated 13,   May 1S99.  LOUIS P. ECKSTEIN,  Solicitors for the Administration  DEATH.  Death is the king of all the world,  He reigns supreme in every land,  O'er every horrie his flag's unfurled,  With skull and bones and glass,  of sand.  Their loyalty without consent  He claims, and all must bow the  knee,  He comes   by   stealth,   and   none  .resent  His beckoning^ whisper, "Follow  >>  me.  Millions on millions has he led  Beneath his flag  funereal���������  A gliding mass of hideous dead  Pale in their shrouds of burial  And day by day his army grows.  The poor, the rich, the slave, the.  king  All come, and no one ever knows  The day, for him his knell shall.  ring.  R, S,  JUST OPENED  :    Y''";';;;'-'"'''t'V     .'V  yM:I|S  ;'.'-':-'\y:  '���������':'.'���������''������������������ '   '���������  (  -' 1  ���������    /$  mn^mm  ���������:���������AT  Ten Cases of English, Scotch and  German Goods, consisting of Laces,  Embroideries, Ribbons, Sunshades,  Zephyrs, Searsuckers, Ginghams,  Prints, Quiits, and several lines of  small wares that are the prettiest and  cheapest we have ever had.  Call arfd SeB thEiri;  Simon Leiser  LOCAL   BRIEFS.  > Mr. Sam  Davis returned this   week from  Nanaimo by land.  His Honor Judge Harrison was up hold-  ing court this week.  Mr. Geo. Howe has purchased No. 2  leunch of S.S.Manauense.  Rev. Father Durand will hold service ac  St. John's Catholic Church Sunday at II  o'clock. r  A young man from Cumberland went out  fishing last Sunday and caught a bigger fish  than anyone else yet. It weighed 120 lbs.  and is beleved to be a mermaid.  FOB  SALE OB BENT, ft house on  Maryport avenue, also a lot of furniture  at reasonable terms. For particulars call  on Alex. Grant,  In 1862 when Grant was put at the bead  of the Armies of the West, men came to  Lincoln urging his removol. "I can't spare  this man", said Lincoln, "he fights." Then  some good people complained' he drank.  "Can you tell me the kind of whiskey ?"  asked Lincoln. "I should like to send a  barrel to seme of my other generals."  Following    amounti   were   collected   at  Union Wharf by   the  Finance   Committee  for Queen's Birthday sport* :  Jack Fraser....................... .$1 00  Robert Musoamp..............,...  1 00  John Humphrey  2 50  PUPILS   RECEIVED....  Mrs. Meyer, Sandwick, receives  pupils for (Piano, Singing, French,  and German.  C. H. TARBELL.  DEALER    IN ���������        ���������  Stoves and Tinware  CUMBERLAND, B. C.    ���������-  GORDON   MURDOCK'S . .  gmm I TTfTY  Single and Double Rigs to let  ���������at���������  Reasonable Prices  Near  Blacksmith Shop, 3rd St^  CUMBERLAND,    B. C.  Espimait & Nanaimo By.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th, 1898.  Total   $4 50  F_ O A _ I have some tnrniture  OR- O ALE. j wian te dispose of  before June 1st, and will sell same cheap.  Call and examine any time after 5 p. m.���������  B. S. Cummings,   News Office.  Among the Ute arrivals is Mr, E. Barrett  of Cumberland, B. C. He has bought a seven  acre place, whieh he will improve, and an  other year, perhaps next fall, will see a  handsome structure rise upon it, surrounded by graded ((rounds, dotted with fruit  and ornamental trees. As Mr.Barrett is a  live man, he will doubtless help to bring  other settlers to this Eldorado.���������Mt. Pleasant Advocate.  ��������� Headquarters for Bicycles, Sundries and Repairs at Anderson's.  Second hand wheels taijen in exchange on new ones.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2 naily. No. 4 Saturday,,  A.M. a.si.  De. 9:00 Victoria Do. 3:00  '*    9:30 Goldscream ...'*   3:2������  "   10:19 Shawnigan Lake .... "   4.14  "   10:58 Duncans 4:45  p.m. r.M.  "   12:30 Nanaimo ..6:0ft  Ar. 12:45 Wellington  Ar. 6:2ft  WELLINGTON   TO VICTORIA.  No. 1 Daily. No. 3 Saturday,,  A.M. A.M.  De. 8:25.....  Wellington iDe. 3:10,  "���������   8:46.  Nannimo.i  " 3:23;  "10:04  ....Duncans....  "   4:37  "10:42....   ...Shawnigan Lake  "   5:08:  "11:33  Gold8tream "   5.5ft  Ar. 1200 m.       . ..Victoria .Ar. 6 25 p.m.  Reduced rates to and from all points on,  Saturdays and Sundays good to'return Monday.  fc or rates and   all   information ' apply at.  Company's Offices.  A. DUNSMUIR, Gko. L. COURTNEY.  President. Traffic Manager^  IF  YOU HAVE A WATCH'  THAT DOES NOT GIVE;  SATISFACTION BRING IT TO  Opposite Waverley HoteU  INSURANCE.  TRINITY GUIJjD.  The ladies of Trinity Guild will  hold a meeting at Trinity Church  next Tuesday (May 16th) %% 3- P< rn.  All ladies of the congregation are  earnestly requested to attend, this  I meeting.  I am agent for the following reliable^  companies:  The Boyal Insurance Company.  The London and Lancashire.   .  James Abrams.  FOR    SALE.  A set of Chambers'"  Encyclopedia consisting of eight,  volumes bound in cloth. This set,  caanot be duplicated at double th&  price. Call at ^h,is office and ex,-*.  amine them.  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