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Array Ir?  __ft     *o  V*t *y  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C:  WEDNESDAY,   MARCH 26,  [902.  ���������'AT   THE���������':,  BIG  TORE  QUR   HATS   FOR; SPRING   are, all   ready.  Everyman   should be interested'if he has  the wherewithal' to invesbjor these, are the latest,'  and Best, and show you just what a .well -dressed  mah should wear on his bead: -..-.' .'.-1   ��������������� ' '. .'.*-.' ��������� ���������",-  , .'    * 'No Trouble to Snow Them   .'"'  >\\  r gWtmMji*;1"'_i_. Mjyjr-ryg���������g_4i^J-i. -^n  SrM-)N-'I_gl-SER  Dunsmuir Ave.,  r    ���������������������������: ���������������������������'������������������:  Cumberland.  ..  HUttl  -   (*;  Hi  Nicho.Ues.,,-&-.Re  61  YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B: C  Col', Prior's Election.  , * *  v   We must congratulate the  citi-  zens'of Victoria on the result-of the  election in thecity.    .In, returning  Col.. Prior, th'ey, have done .well not  only for Victoria- but for :ttie Province! at large.     Mr PrioV. entered  vthe contest badly Handicapped. His  opponents  had/been actively canvassing for a long, time previous to  the "Colonel's entry into the field,  and many of his old political supporters  had'~promised   to  support  Mr Bodwell, whose election cry was  the  Coast-Kootenay t railway,  and  who would have ,pro_tted largely if  ��������� he had been elected to", the Legisla-  ,'ture-!ai.d succ*-eded in  getting his  "lianas 6n'a'large governmentsub-  .sfdy for the building of that visionary road   so far as, Victoria   and-  the Island'are concerned...   A  ma-  * i**  ,jdrity~of tbe voters of Victoria voted for' Col.  Prior knowing that he.  could-be '.depended' .upon  to , stand',  by"his pledges  ahd\do   all in  his  power to', forward   the-construction'  of the Canadian Northern' Railway-  -���������a lib..which wiilJ have its ocean  : terminus' at' Victoria, Vrid*;6pen up  , - * * .     '     i,        - *. ���������* ������,      ������������������ ���������  a vast  territory .which .must be tributary to the Terminal City.    The  -.people of Cumberlarid^are" unanimous, in their support ofr the-Dunsmuir railway policy, whichiis broad  and oomprehen-ive, and which they  hope to. vsee -.carriedj-outj-iiotwitn-  -���������standing the'o'ppbsi'ibn it is receiving from some people'in Victo'ria.  LOCALS. -$  .' *t  .*_*_������������yi_ya*f_^.������  y -   r LAST    RITES. *  <.*j~    . *   '       * *. *      ..       t  %.'-'<&   -^Agents foilMcCormick.pazy;esting.'Machinery..V^  -*   <���������   ' Write" for price--.a_ul.paf..tic*.ilar-s. '.*F.~0. DraVer 563. -"       .(&  ������-. ���������   - ���������".-V    .'....       -      "-    ��������� -     ."   . ' -- >. '-   ��������� ���������>  ���������   -, ��������� ��������� ,     Q<*  SSer   - V-* vSSSS -���������r-v������������������ c-^ ! -���������-; *���������--���������*-^- Sf@gg@&������ ggS  TT71  ������$&'  *_������ ' <  K rs *s$&n *  Wal  __^S  cipers< ������������������  Newest   Designs  and   Gol.rs  **. ���������*       s  Jjixjole hii\s  PRINTED���������50c, 60o.,<-;70c. 90c, *   ......to $1 25 sq, yd  ' -f ���������*  '".   - INLAID���������$1.25. $i:40 &'$ 1.50  "PLAIN���������85c. to $1.50  it  u  'Straw* .Mattings   .. . 15c." to 5Gc. per yard  Ther remains ' of  (Carpets  .At  all   P.-ices  VV AJLL-fArEK    -     -     l.3o.    Lo   i?2  s ptr Double Roll.  An Elegant Line of Samgles will be sent  you FREE on application, but give us  some idea as to your wanjs   THE FURNISHERS, "     - VICTORIA, B.C  ,Now is the time to Buy a Good Piano���������Prices are Low, and.  easy terms can be secured; .- Large new shipments are now  being opened upi        Write us for Catalogues and Prices.  m  ,1  9  f  V  o  -. ..7 \ (Formerly Gideon Hicks & Co.).     /  ;  133 HASTINGS ST., - - 88  GOVSB3ST3V_3NT  ST.  Vancouver, B.C. \: , ' :      Vicroria, B.C. .  Sole Agents  fob   " Mason & Risch "   Pianos.  the^laV^Mr'  ���������*     * ">        '  Edwa'rd:-.Walker 'were ���������laid^teth-'e'st".  on   Thuridu'y  lasted The. funeral"  ..took -place from"his; late residence  ���������, - *���������  fin Union at 2 o'clock,    Th'e service ,  at the house was conducted by Rev,  Mr Wilkinson assisted  by Rev. Mr  Dodds.    A' large number of friends  assembled to'take a last look at the  face of one who  was held, in the.  highest  esteem   by all   who   kner  him.       The'* following   gentlemen  acted as pall-bearers���������Messrs J. B.'  M.L.an, S. Davis,"McKnight, Den-r  ton, England and Geo.-Robertson.  Tbe late Mr Walker, at the time  of his death, had  reached the ripe*  old* age of 77 years and 10 months,  ITe was one of tbe pioneers   of the  coast having arrived in this country  many years ago as one of the crew  which brought the late Hon.  Robt  Dunismuir to the Island.    He had  resided in Cumberland for upwards  of 12 yeajs.     A  wiJow  and large  family of sons n:id daughters and  grandchildren sin 'ive him, amongst  whom resident in  Cumberland are  MrS'Carey,  Messrs Joseph, Albert,  j  Enoch, and Harley Walker, also  Mrs F..Dalby, his granddaughter.  The floral tributes were numerous  and beautiful,-a .particularly lovely  offering:having been sent from Victoria by Hon.  Mr and Mrs Duns-  ������������������������������������.-       ��������� -���������*.'     ' ��������� ^  rnuir..  _3___  e__ ggg__s______s������?/s:35=?__i  Consult Messrs Hicks &-Lovicks  catalogue  before, buying  a,'piano,  elsecwh*.re.       Special   inducements  offered:     r v  'Spring Regular Meetings . of  Farmers' Institutes. ��������� Comox on  Wednesday and Thursday, 9th.and  10th of April. Hon. C L. Smith of  Minnesota, and D. C. Anderson of  Ontario, to'address  meetings.  On-Easter   Monday evening   a  concert  will be.givent in the basement of  St., George's Presbyterian  ' 6hurch  by the  Children's  Guild.,,  An interesting programme has been  prepared.'   "Refreshments 'will   be  served,"and-a good time is anticipa-f  ,ted.    Admission, 25c. ���������      J   ;  r ���������(   r, ��������� '  . The .baza'ar andsale of * work to.  be". civenclby .-the* Ladies' Aid of  Grace ' ' Methodist' Church takes  place <to-day. . A number of useful  and-'fancy articles 'will'/be offered  for sale.' In the evening an. im-  promptu' concert will-be given  at  which  a   number   of   well-known"  '     . " v ���������      *.      '  ' amateurs will assist.  . Admission to  .   - _ i  concert, 25c.        *   , '   "-''    ,l   *  Our Cofnox correspondent"-tells  us that Mrs Cliffe. of- ihe Lorhe  Hotel,t at the "Bay, gave; a social  dance at that place on the evening  of 19������'h:    Some hundred of Couples,  , - t a  attended, aud-a very successful and.  pleasurable evening was", he jesnU*-'  the'merry-makers keeping.,up  the  fun "until* the smalj hours.     It'is,  rumour* d -that' a -'prominent,} lesi-  dent  next  morning signed'a clocu:'  ment- "J.S-C'!.:instead of '' S.J.C."  fos usual, but,.we d,on't believe this.   ���������  '    Arthur Pryor; of'Sousa's Band;  has contiibuted to the March number of tbe J, W. Pepper Piano Music  Magazine a fine march, under the,  name of "Vanity Fair March.''    It  is   sufficient  to say that* is. worthy  of the author's splendid reputation  to  demonstrate its  quality.     The  magazine also includes 22 pages of  entertaining musical literature and  *-half-tones.     21 complete pieces for  the piano���������11 song,'11 instrumental���������25 cents.* For:fc-aie by all newsdealers.     The  publishers   of   this  magazine have decided  io' reduce  the price for all future numbers to  '   '   \ ^  GROCERIES  DRY GOQDS  SHOES  CLOTHING  ��������� >   i  -��������� HATS & CAPS,  ' .-  ��������� ���������>". ;   .  SHIRTS  Crockery Ware,   r  , ==   ~ -  GLASS WARE  _. ��������� . r  ....    &C,   &C,   AT  C. J: MOORE & CO.  *��������� i.  .'   * *.  **   .I*  ���������i ������������������;  *. -i,. i  i ,11  j,Br...M^ mil n.,nm,iT'������,L.iKa������__e*e*BP  ,i-_?i"_r.' TTS   OF'O-^"  JOB    PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at  Moderate Rates.  It appears that, an examination  of the air breathed by Londoners  reveals' the presence of fragments^ of  hay, -pinewood, linen and cotten  fibre, feather, skin,: and. vegetable  and mineral', matter.;' After this,  one might almost expect the average metropolitan wayfarer to bear  on his chest the legend, " Rubbish  shot here."  1.0-cents, $l.oo per year.     It isa  good move.  THERE IS BUT ONE EXNG.  INTERESTING POINT RAISED IN  COURT.  Judge' Lavergne has rendered  judgement, says tbe Montreal Witness, on an exception to the form in  the case of Thos. R. Ridgeway vs.  P. P. Collier. This is a qui tam  'ac'ion, in which the plaintiff, in his  own name and in the name of the  King, seeks to have a penalty imposed on the defendant for alleged  neglect to register hisbusiness.  The defendant filed an exception  to'the fo'rm_ on. the ground that the  writ, while, mentioning that the  proceeding's are taken in the name  of the King, does not state what  king, and it might mean the King  of Belgium or Spain, as well as the  King of Britain.'   .  The court dismissed the exception, and held that, although by  courtesy we may recognise, other  kings, for ns Canadians there is  but oue king, legally speaking, arid  the words " The King," used in a  legal document, mean the King of  England aud no other.  p   WEDDING    BELLS. *,      * '  u '  "   On Thursday last, at Sandwich:,^,  the  marriage  tobk  place  of -Miss ...  Pidcock,   daughter .of   Mr*" R. ^ H.   ;  'Pi'dcock, Indian agent at'Alert Bay? ,  and Mr E. P. Johnston of Victoria,0.;:  -The ceremony Swas /.performed.'-��������� Kyy -;  Rev. Mr Willemar. ' The lovely*'.  young bride! was1 given away ������by .  her .brother, Mr^Harry. Pidcock, .in  ���������tne-'absence'"oi 'her father,\who is  very ilLin Victoria?-^^The- gro������ m-  was ably supported by  Mr G,-"H."'  Pidcock,  a tbrotrier  of" the *'- bride, ���������"  while her sister^and Miss Willerjaar  acted   as; bridesmaids^     The wedding  was   necessarily  very, quiet,  *only a few intimate friends being  present. The Newsextends hearty  congratulations to the happy young  couple. " '    -r    - ��������� ,   o         _    .    '"'  The news of Mr'Pidcock's death  which occurred on Friday last will  be'ieceived with genuine regret by  his many friends at Comox. Mr  Pidcock was one of the earliest ar-  rivals'in that district and previous^  to Urquhart Bros, purchasing the  mill,owned and conducted the business at Courtenay. A widow and  large family survive him. Mr Pidcock was a gentleman of culture  and highly educated, and was esteemed and respected by all who  knew him.  7 ' ,''!'.  v - Ii.-i  *':o.  .    i< ��������������� --  ���������'. ^'  ��������� '\  \d  ">-y>i  I !> I  .*���������" JI  7   ^"It  I  ^- *������-.-!  AOKNOWLEDGIV1ENT.  Mrs Ed. Walker and Family  wish to express their sincere thanks  for the many expressions of sympathy sent ithem in their recent  bereavement, also to those whoso  kindly sent floral offerings.  VIOLIN.  D. THOMSON. Teacher of Violin.  Music for Dances, &c., supplied  at short notice.     Orders left with  Mr E.  Barrett,  at the Big Store?*  .will be promptly attended to.  The Leading Feature of the  season at Courtenay is McPhe'e &  Son's cheap counter sale, by means  of which they are reducing stock at  prices regardless of coss. VV.     ' to  V  it  A  . -���������  .-���������  . *���������  l ���������  i  i'.  1   *  ���������9������_ffl������Sa_������S������.8������S������S!09������e  ODDESS  F!  o ��������� ���������  A^ Story of the Golden'  Fleece.  ���������  ��������� ��������� ������  By ST. GEOE.GS .RATHBONE  *   .  T_cavcn   w. s  very   , good���������'although  ��������� lier wound bad appeared^ to bo fatal,  .she survived  the crisis and bcua.i   to '  mend:      T.orci   Bruno   was     all' clcvo-  ��������� tion,  and  Marian  could  not  but love  th.   gentle  p-irl   who   had   been   ready  to give her life to .save the man who  _i_.d   won   her  heart.  Hex had recovered from his slight  -wounds, and amused himself in inak-  '"ng- littlo excursions with the professor jn search-of oddities,'and. in the  ���������company of .Marian, now his promise  - -������_c.  wife. ' "   .  It was 'a happy time.-...  Meanwhile there had. been' skirmish-  -es 'b(.tv.-e3n" ������the .hostile   for.es/'     but  ���������".hat   wizard   of   South   Africa,     Cecil  .Rhodes,' had  come  to   (.he  front     and  his magical  influence  brought     about  peace.   , His name was one Lo conjure  -with among: the natives���������they bcliev-  -ed. in him, above "all men,  because   he  -���������treated them  fairly. ;  The negotiations for peace have become a   matter  of history,  and  gave  'air,.   Rhodes   an   opportunity   for   displaying* kia character as'a man without -fear.  . It   wa_   about, noon    on   a   Friday  ���������that  Joh������  Grootboorn arrived  in Mr.  iihodes'-cam'p and asked to.see those  ���������iii command,  stating  that six  princi-  ���������jpal .-chiefs,   two   Princes,  Lobengula's  '������������������brothers,    and*'   thirty-four     incluiias.'  .-and .captains   Of  the  Ma tab ole    impis  ���������.wore     gathered   in  solemn  council  in  ���������tiie,   hills    four    miles    away.        The  . meeting was being held in secret,   as  the chiefs  were  afraid  to  come    into  ���������the  op.en,   owing, to  their  distrust of  'the    white     troops.      They    wished,  fliowever)    to    see    Mr.  Cole'nbrander,  -whom .they trusted as a friend,    and  UTr.   Rhodes  would  be  welcome  if he  '"was  willing to   attend the  council.  Thereupon, without hesitation,   Mr.  "Rhodes   decided'to go. > The military  -staff  wished  to  'accompany  him,   but  ''Grootboorn strongly  advised  that no  -.such    step    should   be   taken,   as     it  'would   defeat   its   object  and'involve  'Mr.   Rhodes    in    great,  danger.       Ac-  ���������'corduicly,    Mr.   Rhodes,    Dr.    Saucr/  Mr.   Colenbrp'nder   and   the  press    re-  .'ipresenta tive  started  for. the  spot  in-  '���������*_..a.tcd, every man taking a revolver  'in  each  pocket,,  except   Mr.   Rhodes,  "who   went   unarmed.   '   John    Croot-  ijuoin   and ..John   Makings   made     up  "the party to  the  irumber  of six,   and  together they  moved quietly  into the  ���������.ugrre-d portion   of  the Matoppos.  the  ���������route    l.vin^  overland    covered    with  'kopjes  and  honeycombed  with   caves.  .".Four miles from camp f'n.  six rer.ch-  -���������of.  the foot of a hu,_>c kopje and  one  .hundred   yards-   further   on   was   the  trysting  place.     Mi;,.   Rhodes  aud  h:s  I.ong ere this Rex had told Lord  Bruno the strange story of how he  learned about the contents' of the  buried temple from a sea captain  whom he was enabled to assist when  in, dire distress and dying of the  plague in  .Bombay.  A'lhoutjh there, were some 7'eason  to "believe tlie man might have been  suffering" under an' hallucination, he  seemed so positive, and the adventure promised such amazing results  if it resulted the right way, that 'in  the end Rex decided to 4kill two birds  with one stone, having 'long intended  to make a journey through t!.e heart  of Darkest Africa.  .   'The result was his expedition which  had  turned out so disastrously , from  ; iie' point  of an  exploration,  but em-'  inenliy  successful  as  an  argosy.  At   (he  tiine we write,  a little party of four has left Cape Town  on   a'  staunch   _.n������li*-h   si earner   bound,  for  l_.oi.cIon.     J.ord __runo is rio-lonsrcr a  bachelor,and ,a move devoted husband  it*' would   be  hard   to   find   than     the,  big  Englishman   who'bench,   over  his  wee    wife,    anticipating    her      every  wish. .   Thoy have  been  comrades "in'  camp,'and jn' b.ttlo-*--*-thcy 'will     be  comrades 'through   life.  And, Rex looks eagerly forward to  their arrival in old J.nghind, since  he has the promise of the foir._������od to  'enter into a contract, whf-reb,\' it will  be his privilege to worship at' her  shrine  "until  dealh do  them ���������part." '  ,THE  END.   '  GEMS FROM THE POETS.  A great and  fatal"' weight ' on    him  doth, lie, i ���������'    -  The greatness of his own nobility.  ���������.Seneca.  ���������a**���������  Some "there be that shadows kiss:  Such 'haA'e but a shadow's   Lhss.  ���������Shakespeare.  'A soul without reflection, like a pile  Without  inhabitants,  to ruin runs.  j . ���������Yoi-nj_.  Thoi t   is  no  s umes  vice so  simple but   as-  Some mark of virtue on its out-ward  '.parts.  -.    ���������ShaKespeare.  *.*������������������������  A day,  an hour,   of virtuous liberty,  Is worth a whole' eternity  of bondage. ,       ���������Addison.  Your   words   are like   tue   notes    of  '-dying swans,  .  Too sweet to last.  Oh.  what  truth  Can.  authority and     show   o'f  sin coyer itself withal !  ���������Shakespeare:  In person grafted im a, serious iiust,'  _*TegI:gence. is' a crime. "  ���������Shakespeare.  To men  (Pressed by their wants'all '.r:ian<_,'e is  ever   -welcome. ���������Joti-jon.  _������.���������  Oh,   what a world-   of beauty fades  away  '\V,.th the wing'd hours of yovfch.  ,���������.������������������������  ''    '  As custom arbitrates, whose sh.'i'ti:ig  sway ���������  Our , life ' and   manners, must   alike  *'   obey. .        ' '���������I_ord Byron.  ���������y  -ii  Croup, Bronchitis, Whooping* Cough and Severe Chest  Colds are Threatening:.  It is  the old story of wet feet, exposure to cold and  dampness and   chilled  hoarseness  comes and  the hollow,  croupy ,or tight chest'eough.      'J.ien mother's  bodies:  anxiety.  i'  n-  Towards  night  for' slie  knows  JUST WANTED TO TALK.  ne Dtnturba a Man WUo Was Devoid;  of  All   Friendly-   Feell-fts..  In the waiting room' of tho depot at  Long Island -* Cily the other afternoon  there was a man with a satchel between  his feet who was' nodding and napping  and now and then almost jerking his hat |  the  the  danger and the suddenness'with which the little ones are sometimes snatched ;away. ��������� \Vhen you think of the  thousands of times that' Dr. Chase's .Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine has' stiv-^d the lives of the little ones.it  is scarcely   t'o   be  wondered 'at  that  mothers look upon it with confidence and  satisfaction. '   *        v  CHASE'S SYRUP "OP  AND-.TURPENTiN'  Tt  is  an  ideal  medicine for'children   because  it ,,is remarkably  pleasant  to   take and* is perfectly free -"rdm-Mor--  phia.   "It is one of* the few remedies   for  diseases  of  the  throat  and  lungs which-thoroughly' cures ,*,the  cold  as  well  as  the cough.      There are other   preparations  of linseed.      Be-  sure   .ou'get Dr. Chase's Syrup of _L-insced_  ,und  Turpentine,   with ..portrait  a.nd   signature of Dr.  A. W. Chase on the bottle. .   Price, 25 cents ; family 8i/.e.  thr������p times as much.  60 cents:    xAll dealers, 'or Ddxaansbn, Bates & Co... Toronto.    / ,..���������_'  >Men   set    up the    drinks     and' the  off as^his head bobbed forward or .back.  By and by an old man with a long goatee  and a benign expression of countenance  went over to him and slapped him on the  knee and said:       <��������� ��������� *���������"  "Stranger, I feel jest like talkin' with  some one.   Have you ever bin iu Africa?"  "Did you hit me on the leg?" demanded  the sleeper as he roused up.  "Yes.",. ' _,',���������'';.  .Well, I'll thank you to keep your paws  off'u me. Uow dare you come over aud*  hit me?"  "1 jest teched you lightly to wake you  up.   Have you ever bin in Africa?"  "Africa. Africa! None, of your business, sir! What right had,.vou to come  over here and paw in e'a round '?"  "I   didn't, paw.    If you  are  so mighty  perticbler that a  man can't tech you on*-  tlio   knee,  you'd   bettor .git.in   a  corner.  How  would anybody  go to Africa  from  ".drinks' upset' the men.  ALMOST A MIRACLE.  WROUGHT    lJST   THE   CASE OF  CHAKLOTTIDTOWN LADY.    ,  .Her Doctor , Said She Was io Consumption and" Held Out No Hope  of Recovery���������Today She Js .Well,  Stione.  and Active.  From'  ho .slander, Charlottetown, P. E. I.,  . v       ��������� . ,   . ,  companions dismounted and took up  .t,he.ir position by a large nnl. hear:  -and waited, while Crootboom advanced to the kopje to say the party  *"-Aror.-* awaiting the appeararce of the1  ���������chiefs.  Suddenly   there   \vz.s    a    gleam    of  ���������white   from  the   kopje,   and   oil     the  -chiefs filed out  in a row,  headed    by  one    carrying   a  white    Hag.       They  ���������drew'?iear to the party iu silence and  squatted  round   them  iu a semicircle.  .'The Indaba lasted for five hours,  all  -the points at issue being fully' discus-  ���������sed and full explanations proffered by  vthe  white    men  to  allay  the   uneasi-  ������������������ness   Avhich   the   chiefs   evidently   felt  .\   certain   possible   consequences     of  _-/e surrender.  Then the chiefs arose, and each  threw a "small stick at the feet of  Mr. Rhodes, indicating their, willing-  ioess to surrender their guns, while  .tiiother similar stick meant that they  '*i,v-_re ready lo hand over their-" asse-  .���������ga:--,. '-���������-. return Air. Rhodes pr-nnus-  <iii tb. t tho defc::���������_���������.! abolition of the  native police force should !*<_ taken  into,    serious      considera) ion. The  chiefs solemnly replied (hat hostils-  ���������"ti.K sh.oiUci coace at cjiicj . a,id guaranteed the safety of the roads and  -of (ho coaches-. ./Ir. i-lhodes unci his  party were so impressed with the  honest motives of the chiel'.s that thoy  oven' expressed their williiig-ness to  return to their stronghold with  _he_t.  'Die chiefs, \vhose. names avoK! >Soin-  -r-b'ilana. J-.I!i!.*-:alu. Hecombo, 'Dhlism.  ���������Crtinii, T.r^nyi.a, iMfUeve, Si.khota, Ky-  iinda and  l.'idi,  -'-������-'.lto   'C        |,T'."\^   **,  ���������?.Hild  iMfUeve,  Si.khota,  together with .l.oben-  's   brol.'iers.   Ivlanyrt  and   Kavula.  absolute 'sway  in  the Jfatopjios.  here?"     ,  '"In a balloon !.'f he wanted to!" growled  the man with the satchel'as he'rose-up  and took another seat. *-.'<���������  ;"   --How fur is it?" asked the old man as"  h<; followed him and stood before him.  '* ."You so away from me or there'll be a  row.  ������������������Gittin' mad. eh? That's the way with  some folks. They, can't even answer a  civil question. I'm s-lad I haven't got to  ask yon for a match or a chaw of tor-  backer.' Why can't you answer a feller  about Africa?"  "What in Texas do I know about Africa?" . Hooted the other.  "Hain't you ever bin'!here?"  ".\o; of-course nm." ^  "Well, yon .needn't snap my head off.  I've had a hundred different men ask me  if I'd bin in Africa,- and I never got mad  -about it. It hain't au;'in a man that he  nva. never in Afiiea. That country is a  )ori������ ways off. and we can't git away  from home every day in the week. I was  jest a-wonderin' about Columbus. Must  htivp bin a joyful hour fur him when he  diskivered America, eh?"  "What has Columbus got to d6 with  me?" howled the touchy man.  "There you go as'in. If I had your fat  on me. I'd be afraid of apoplexy. You'll  git so mad you'll hu'st some day. What  did Columbus have to do with you?  That's a purty auswer fur a grown man  to make."  "I want you to so away."  "Yes. I know, but 1 want to talk a Iit-  .le (irst. What was the date of the discovery of America?"  "I don't care what it was. You go  away from me or I'll do you damage."  "Waal, I don't want no row. and I'll go  away. I don't want to talk to a man who  chiu'l want to ialk io mc I could tell you  nn.re about Columbus: in ten minits than  .vim have learned in forty years, but you  dnii'' want to hear it. Vou want to go  around wonderin' whether you belong to  Kamchatka or the United States."(  Ue went off and sat down, but presently iriui lied to add:  'Wild, say, if I ever catch you iu my  town I'll hop right on to you and lick you  blind in two minits."  Then he sat down, pulled an 18D-1 almanac from hi>- coal tail pocket ami .was  soon deeply immersed iu 'che moon's  phases.*��������� Brooklyn Citizon*  >>n.*;ec|ue!i  iy   the   news   of   their   sur-  .--���������-.a.i-,    which    Mr.   Rhodes    insisted'  ���������_rs.vi.st   be  unconditional,   a stipulation  -Ha which, moreover, the chiefs, agreed  ��������� -.a used   great   rejoicing   in   Buluwayo  '������������������and over  the whole  border.  Meanwhile I._x* and Lord Bruno had  organi'-_e.d a secrst ��������� expedition to the  Sand of the Zambodi, to recover tiie  _onfonts of the cache. They found  ,U;e golden treasure and the precious*  ���������geins safe and sound, and as the utmost care was taken to avoid any  ���������_<?lii..ion with the natives, no occasion   arose   to ' nece._sif_.to.. tho   use    of  ���������fjrearms.  On the way back: they visited the  io-io grave in the In:..!, a.nd dropped a  tear-* in memory of the gallant, fel-  ,*5ow who .had fallen as lie h-ul ever  Jived, with his face to the fee; nor  will Jim Bludsoe ever be forgo.lei_  ���������-.v'.ile life remains'  to  thorn.  A , De!i!>������' rale - frS-rais.  '-.'���������ay. Mr. Spooney."  "���������What is-if. Clarence?"  "i'a told sister at breakfast this morn-  jTiir that you'd make a mighty good chess  P-'.yer."  "I wonder what ' put that into, his  head?" ���������  "'Cause he says it takes chess players  so long to get a move on."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  ..  Statistics published from   time    to  ' time show the number Jof deaths occurring throughout the1'country from  .consumption   to  be  as  great    as the  ��������� number caused  by all olhcr prevent-,  ible  diseases;    combined..    It is     i:o  -w.onder.' therefore,     that the medical  " 'fraternity    has at last .awakened    to  ' the fact that the most,urgent means  must be taken'to prevent its further  spread and to  teach the public .that  ��������� while.the disease is readily communi-  , cated from one person to anotner, it  is   no.   necessarily   inherited,   though  the  tendency,to  it  may  be.      It   ..is  {thcicforc   of'the    utmost  importance.  /that   people with weak lungs should  ' take the greatest care of themselves  to prevent consumption taking a  hold upon them. Pure, out-of-door  air, lot-, of sunshine, wholesome food  and a good tonic medicine to keep  .the blood rich, red aud pure,will enable anyone to resist the inroads of  the disease. As a blood forming  tome, there is no medicine the equal  of Di Williams' Pink Rills. These  pills where freely and fairly usee],  will strengthen the weakest constitution, and have cured many * cases  of consumption when taken in its  early stages. Proof of th;s is __:\t'n  in tho .case of Mrs. Abram Henry, of  Charlottetown,  P. B. I.    To a repor-  ' ter of the Islander who called upon  her. Mrs. Ilonry said :, "A few years  ago 1 found myself growing weak  and pale and emaciated. I took  various medicines on the advice of  fi iends, but none of them appeared  to do m'e any good, and two years  aao my condition became so mu.h  \\oi'.*-o that 1 was obliged to take to  my bed and call in a doctor, who  said that my lungs were affected,  and that I was going into consumption, and he told my "mother, who  was mostly in attendance upon mo,  that my recovery was very doubtful.  I grew gradually weaker and weaker.  I could not sit up for five mihtitc'S.':.'  my lungs pained me ; I. coughed; severely, lost almost all 'desire for  food," and when I'did cat I found it  diiTicult to .retain food on my stomach.    I fell away in weight from '1-1-8  ! pounus to 100 pounds, and. I do not  think any of my friends expected to  see mo get'better. But some of them  'urged'me to try Dr.' Williams' Pink  Pills, and'I-decided to do so. I bo^  gaa by taking one pill a day, for my  stomach was .very, weak, but I was  soon able to increase this to three  pills a day. and, finally as my  strength was increasing under their  use,    I   took nine /pills  a day.   The  timie them;'they, won't'-hurt you1 anyway.' 'Well) _ continued taking them  until  I     had  useel    seventeen  boxes,  ! with the result' that _ never felt bet-  ! ter  than I 'do. now���������not even, in, my  girlhood ,days. " Tc' is-more'than     a  year since 1 stopped ..iking the pills',  ,��������� and you  can  see' for-yourself    wnat  thoy did for    me.   I,' may say,  too;  A   that my Aveight has incre'ased to 137  , pounds.    I am  not anxious, for  publicity,  but when.I think of what the  ' pills did for ,rmc, 1 believe J."ought to  sacrifice my'own feelings for the benefit of some other poor sufferer."    J,_  Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills  have, produced  such remarkable  cures, as'the  above, because'   they * are ** wholly; unlike ' ordinary medicines,   which   only  act upon the symptoms.   These pills  go direct to th'e root of the1,trouble,,  making new,  rich  blood,   and, giving'  increased rs_rei.gth.'with .every .dose.  In this'way     they cure consumption  in its" early stages, :also 'such disease's'  as' paralysis,    rheumatism, St. Vitus'  dance, heart trouble)' .neuralgia, dyspepsia,    chronic   erysipelas,��������� and   'all  the  functional    troubles -'that ' makes'  the  lives  of  so  many women' miserable.    The genuine pills are so'l'd only  in boxes  bearing t.h'c full name  "Dr.  The sporting editor says that , in'  baseball as in. cookery'the "best batter'takes  the cake. ~ .'       '  : vi  <r  Minard's Liiiiment Cures Bnriiij.Etc.  What's  done cannot be undone applies  to   other   -things -than  a- hard-',  boiloci-"egg. ' ? ' ;  S0Z0J..NT cob theTEETH 25o  You  can  take a lazy man to task,,  but you'-cannot-'make him .work;   .;   '  man   has  to  to 'be' a financier  palm off a hard luck sto'ry-vas collate  oral  for a loan.      ... ' *"  -_  '���������*_  Williams' Pink Pills , for Pale Pe  pie." Tf vou do not find them at  your dealers, they will be sent postpaid at oO cents a box or six boxes  for 82.50 by addressing the Dr. "Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Out.  The fact that  a. fool  is funny does  not  indicate  that   he  is possessed  wit. . ,, '  There never was, and never will be, a  universal panacea, in ono i erxL.cly, for all ilia  to which flesh is heir���������the very nature of  many curatives being such that wevo the  gei-ias of other and differently seated dis-  30-.-33 rooted in the .ystem of' tho patient���������  what would relieve one ill in turn would aggravate the other. We havo, however, in  Quinine Wine, whsa obtainable in a sound,  unadulterated state, a remedy for many and  grievous ills. By its gradual and -judicious  use the frailest systems are led into convalescence and btrength by the influence which  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping spirits of those with  whom a chronic state of znorbic. despondency and lack of. interest in lifo is a disease  and, by tranquil-zing tho nerves, disjgoses to  sound and. refreshing sleep���������irnpai't. Vigor  fo tiio action of the blood, which, being  stimulated, courses throughout the veins,  strengthening the healthy animal .functions  of the system., thereby making< activity ������������������_  necessary result, strengthening the 3fr_._.e,  ?_-d giving li_e fo fcho digr-stive organs, whir:11  naturally demand increased subsiancc���������re-  ������ult, improved appetiie. Northrop .fc Lyman,  of Toronto have given to the public their  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gauged by the opinion of Gcientiscs, this  wine approachsi nearest porfee<ion of a_y in  the market.   A'l'������������������������������������-iv  ..-.ii it.  utie /]  came  change  which  cam6  with  the  use  of  Positively   Brutal. the pills  was  little  short  of1 miracu--  She (rising from the piano)���������Continued   jous.   and  so marked and  rapid that  piano    practice   is   very    trying   on   the   -nside  of  two  months  after  I  began  uyrves, I assure you. their   use,   I  was   able  to   leave    my  He���������Yes: so one of your neighbors was   ^.j  on(1 movc  about  the house,   and'  I 01  iug me.���������Chicago News.'  Entirely   a  3_T.state.  Charley   Camera���������I   only   oarae   in   to  take one of your cows.  Old   Gi'iimps���������������������������Oh,   yon   did,   did  Well, just let me ketch you doiu' it  off my  farm, you cattle thief!     Y  fellers tall; as if cows v.-n:-** free an  cost .anything.���������New York World.  vou.'  Get  ou city  ' didn't  soon after I was able to walk about  in the/open air and. make short visits  to my friends. On one of these occasions I met 'ihe doctor who had attended ine. and he asked me what I  had been taking that had made puoh  an improvement. I replied (hat, I  had been taking Dr. Williams' 1'Jnk  Pills,   ancl  he    said   'all  right,     con-  Tlie   _7_.i:*'i __.;*_e   of  P-iji-inini.  A story is1 told of how Paganini once  came" into the concert room, took the  violin and touched tho strings. First  one? string broke, and a smile went  round the. room; then another string  broke, and thero was more audible expression of mockery.' Whom a third  string broke, many people hiughed outright at his .'.discomfiture. ' _ut Paganini stood forth'-with, his violin as  though nothing had happened mid  played on* the oner siring, and the people ceased to smile., but listened spellbound. Some of those who had derided hi iii began, to weep, ancl some even  prayed.     . .  Many a man had fallen "helpless* by  the wayside; when some groat catastrophe turned the current of his life  aside. The brave man pushes forward  with one remaining talent and plucks  victory from defeat.  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE   ''  Woman's   Way.  When a mau asks a woman to marry  him. she says:.:  First.���������"Don't he ridiculous!"  Second.-" Yes."  That is, she gives him good advice and  straightway deprives him of the opportunity to follow it.���������Smart Set.  "ault Ste. Metric, Owen Sound, .Toronto and   East via Lakes*., iion-  day. Thursday and "at. rd&y   Tuos,, Fri., aad Sun     'lon'-.ronl, Toronto, New York and  ���������  'E:\st; via all rail, dailj,;.   ' ....���������  flat; Portago andinterin.-0.afco points  daily   llolsori, Lao du Bonnet and intormo-  diato points, Thurs. only   Portago la Prairio,Biaudoa,Oa3eai'.v?  Nci-ion aud all Kootouay and  nil cocist- points, doily    Portago la Pr:ur_o,._ra_-do_ and in-  t.ra.odiato point.!   daily except  1    Sunday .....'  ...."..  'Gladstouo, Neepawa, Minnedosa and*  iutermsdiaie points, daily oscopi;  fciiuiday ���������... ,\ ;..'.....;.' ....  Shoal Lak-3', Yprkton and interrncd-  iate -ooint;:, Mon., Yv'ed., _ad I''ri.  rJ?uo3��������� .Thurs., and Sat.   Rapid Cir.y, Hamiota, Jiliruofca, Tuesday, Tr.ur. and Sat i..............  _    , Men., Yv'ecL, and Fri.   Morden, .Deloiame and intci'mediate  points daily osceyt Sunday   Napinka, Alameda and ia'to.__.e_a..  points, daily oscepi CdHday: via  . JJrandon   Tues., Thur-, and Sat*. .*...-..   Slonboro, Sou-is and* interniechaie  pomts, ciaily c*3:co-.t. S'-i'da.  ij-ti-ii-oiie, ilestoa, Areola and i__*tcr-  moaiatc point.., Moa,, Wed., and  Fri. v ia Braudon *   Taos.,'J'>uir,,a_.d Sat. via Brandon  Frobyahire, -Hirsch, Eisraaii, Esto-  va_.,Tues.,Tlit_._.,Sat,. via Brand-  Tues., Thar., Sat., via Brandon'.'.  SrstaayS.. Paul, Chisago,-daUy ....  West- S.l_dr_c, Mon., Wed, and Fri...  Tues., Thurs., aud Safe   Stonewall, Toulon, Taos., Thi-.r., Sat.  Emsrsou, Mon., Wed., and Fri   J. W. LEONARD, c HTHcPEERSOT;  ���������^ca*. Supfc. Gsa. Tcss. Agi..  LV  1G.C0  1G.00  "5.00  7.S0  1G..0  7.30  r- >.rt  I.-jU  r.' or\  7.S0  7.-30  7.30  14,10  iS.SO  Ail  10.1?  10.1.  18,00  18.33  M.S0  22.30  ..--> or,  22.S0  '^.SO,  15.45'  22.30  15.13  13.35  10.00  12.3-) jio.30  7.50 (17.10  aaam 0  WEALTH OF' UGANDA  \  TRAVELERS  CA\LL   IT  THE   RICHEST  COUNTRY\IN THE WORLD.  /  __n African Paradi.io, Controlled T>y Groat  Britain, Whose  Resources \1 ill lie I>e-  ..        veloped it So Distant  Day���������some -Details ut This Comparatively* .Uiikiiowii  Country That Aro   Very Interesting.  Perhaps no portion  of the     world  __ at  the   present' tin.*.?   offers   more attractions,   or'more   di���������icul.ios     > and  dangers,   to  the 'explorer   and   financier  than-the territory lying   within  the borders of the Uganda Protecto-,  rate in Africa.    'Its resources are al-'  most incalculable   and ,a   description  of a small portion of '"them might fill  volumes.'     The  topographical      'features   of   this  woodlanc. -present such  impressive effects in form and  color  as  can nowhere be seen except " 'oil'  the dark continent,    .The '.mountain  peaks of   Huwenzori' are1 said 'to     be  the    loftiest in  Africa,   one'of  them  reaching , a' height     of    oyer  20,000'  feet.      It is notl-known that'anyone  has ever.iyet 'reached -this < *' summit.  The    native  guides; succumb   to   the  cold eveh^more" qasily /than, * the whit e  explorers..  '---Tho*   ascent'-   presents  great  difficulties   which  multiply , af-  tc_- the  show  line is  passed'.'        Th'e  precipitation' Xoi /'moisture *^'s "_    so  excessive   .hat' after 'a"height,  of 9,-  i's ���������������    -al-  grp'und  is  Vhich  ankle  , _Tiis.  1    or  [.*  n  P\  V  \  000 feet has been gained it  "most unbearable,  as  the  covered by "a deep1 moss bed in  onessinks, continuously     'to  i and sometimes  to. the-hips.   "  .alternates' with  slippery  rocks  slimy fallen trec^trunks so  hard tAtat  contact  with a  bioken branch -of..en  causes   a  severe- wound.      I_ongoncv,t,-  an extinct volcano, is said to be o-V-  er  10,000  feet "high.       Some  of    th'e  Aberdau    mountains  loom'      13!,00C\/  feet      above   ,sea level,     while,from 'i  the great plateau,  tho Mau';     mbtm-"*  ' tains rise to. 11,000 feet. ' Elgon is  an immense' tract of extinct crater's  which seems to form a" continuation  of the Mau. Elgon is said t.o cover  an-area of 3,^00 miles square.-Such  /figures give "a-faint idea of the vast-  ness of the piled up masses. To the  north stretch away lofty hills further than the eye cam ieach.  All vthrough the* Uganda. Protectorate are mountains, the'proportions*  of which' would seem great . it"', not  so( near* the awful heights of Ruwen-  ���������   -     - A  TJGAXDALAXDSCAPE.  Distant View'ot iluwenzoil's Highest Peak.  zori. One range forms a , J -watershed between the systems of the  Nile and the-Congo.  The numerous lakes of this   region  are     of vast  size,- Victoria     Nylnza  covering about as laigc an area    as  the. whole   country "of Scotland,      or  29,000   square  miles.       The   navigation   of all the large lakes is extremely   dangerous   at  times*,    owing  to  the turbulence of the waves.      In  ���������some  directions Lake  Victoria      extends for 1100 miles with" nothing   to  break the water lme.     As      yet    no  suitable craft have been placed       on  these waters and travelers have been  compelled   to  risk  their  lives  in canoes,      small     sailboats or frail launches.       As   this   has  rondcied       long  journeys  from5 the   shoie   impossible,  it is probable that large islands may  yet Im  found near   the  centre  of  the  lakes       Some  of the known  islands  wide  and  rushes  over a decline     of  about 30 .feet,   called Ripon  ,   falls.  An   easy  path   leads   down   the  bank  and  the upward view is most    beautiful and impressive.      A tourist     is  not     likely  to   be   alone   in  viewing  the   scene,   for  groups' of  natives  resort here for the purpose  of     spearing the fish which, in   large numbers.  are carried over the falls..   Birds,of  yrey   are   also    seen   on'every     side  trying     their   fortunes   as   fishermen.  .'The. green foi est, purple in  the   .distance,  the richly colored  date-palms,  the orange of their fruit contrasting  with  the green  of their  waving  foli-  a-e-o    tbr* brilliant'blues and'    croons  of the river,    touched     with     "white  So am and  glimmeiing  ttiiough ,     the  spray,r .present  a  charming     picture.  The  country  affords  unlimited     pasturage for the large variety of grazing animals which abound.      _n fact,  animals  of almost every description  thrive there. '''��������� * ���������  - On the shores of .the lakes,  in the  magnificent' fovests/'.in  fact  through  the whole Uganda country, are to b_  found "birds of every variety,' shape  and. coloring;   .storks,.(.pheasants,,, ostriches,    birds   of   most' cumbersome  shape and those of daintiest'      anatomy fill ''the air -with their cries and  songs.     These have their .   (.counterpart  in the trees'.p_ad flowers to    be  found  onj every hand/ * The ' beauty  of the forests is said .to be   .beyond  all description,, but to, oppress  . one  traveling through them until the impression of living'- in a bygone'    age  becomes    almost unbearable." Tree's  Jwitti heavy black trunks, with ,beau-  'ti'ful   white  stems,   with  dark,1**    ''almost      impenetrable^ foliage,'    " with  graceful,  lightly  waving leaves,; with  vines of'every grotesque or. pleasing  shape 'and-^variety -of.color' clambering over them,  the whole intermixed  with flowering trees of almost incre-'  dible. brilliancy  and  enveloped in'an  'atmosphere of  over-development and  rapid ,' vegetable  decay, 'in  time   ' induce a sensation of sucli intense aw-  fulness   ' that���������,one finds it'necessary  to,   as soon as  possible,   .seek      the  open*" . country and bright    sunshine.  ' Flowers-on   trees   and   ground  '*   ore  'like living flames, others as     dainty,  ..ts a snowflake.      Every    color    and  shade is represented.-.    Some -trees,  bear large bunches'of flowers,     each'  ro.'.ambling1 a      large,   bught   seailet  teacup.    *���������   Others, again,  snow-white  bloysoms with an appearance _of having, been powdered with, lilac, .india-  rubber trees .have' large, "white "f lowers  with"* yellow* centres!  Some.trees  uo'no'1. bear-leaves "and flowers'at the  same      time,  but,   when'destitute  of  the "for mer, "are covered with a crimson or .scarlet grow.th of the .latter.  Buttcrfh. _  of a* brilliant blue      and  "other   da tzlirig" colors   clrift    through  the air. ���������*    -   ���������      .  To a. height of about 6,000 feet/the  .forest" is-tropical,   after,, which    tree-  ferns      and'  tree-lilacs  appear.        At  7;000-~ fee*.".'-- may be'seen yews-and,  higher   still,, junipers.       At        8 000  feet  are bamboos,   the  last-      ti aces  of tropical" growth.   , Now (    appear  tree lobelias and higher still' lichens.  Finally     vegetation      almost   disappears. ( .  ,   Nearly all fruits and crops        will  grow  in this  climate  so near        the  equator as  to be      tropical in      the  'lowlands, and yet with the      mountain  altitudes furnishing a temperature  '   like that  of tho cooler zone'-:  No fruit furnishes  a more.interesting  study  than  the  banana,   which y   in  its  wild state is  assort of lily " and  has no "juicy, edible .oulp.  *- It is generally  believed to. have been     introduced  into  Africa fro'ii Asia     where  it's  nearest'     relative   among        wild  plants is still found.       It does      not ���������  seem      to  have  originated  from the,  wild   banana   plants   indigenous       to;  African   soil   and   which  are _   found  in      great quantiti  to Natal.      These xclo-. ____. ^.������*o ?  pulp,   but a pith,   and  glossy"-* black  seeds,   much .prized  by   the"1 . "natives  as ornaments.     They are very'beautiful   plants   because  of  the   -."���������oloring  Honor in,18SS. His poetical and other literary productions date from  1865, when'he was 26 years old, and  he acquire^ a reputation in somewhat rc-stricted literary circles by a  volume of poems, 'One or two of  which, particularly *T.e Vase Brise,"  has long been cited as a model t of  f-nished style and delicate sentiment.  For"..t Her Prat ers.  A 4-year-old girl was spending a  night away from home. At bedtime  she kneeled at her hostess' knee to  say her prayeis, expecting the usual  prompting. Finding Mrs. JB. unable to help her out, she continued  thus: "riease,' God,- 'souse me; I  can't remember my prayers, and I  am staying with a' lady that, don't  know any." f ' '  J'^y-^ff*-'  A  L  vOMAN  ,..   .,_   -AND  ==*,' !.  ���������������_: ���������_&=-*.  ^fe������  Home .111  A  WOMAN   RAILROADER.  Wal-  lisher-  , you  was.  his  i ' Ii-flir* U s  lzti^ilr.  Mrs. Sezzit���������'".Vcir/old. Izaak  ton. Jibe all the rest* of you,  men,   was nothing but.a liar.  ftfr.  Sezzit���������I don't see why  should say that.    *  -Uis      Sezzit ��������� Of course he  Why, (  he   'wouldn't'    even spell  first name ns it cbonM be.  / They  Preferred  Gossip.  It is told of Mrs.'Frederick Vanderbilt  that some seasons. ngo,'_aving heard it  frequently regretted. by, tbo'very clever  young women she knew that, there'was a  particular absence of clever men. she invited foiir very remarkable self made men  who were extremely brainy and who were  from the west, with new.ideas and plenty  to say,' to meet four of the cleverest women* in New .York society: Mrs. Vander*  biltr'is quoted ns baving^said' she would'  never lepeat the experiment. There was  something wanting, and^the women," although extremely cultivated, .well road  and   very,  brilliant,   would. almost   have  i preferred .men for their dinner'partners.  'who could.talk only about, the gossip.of  the day���������gossip sr'eh  as  prevailed  alone  .in the sets in which they moved. ' ,  Bliss Whitmore. a Long- Island Railway Station Asrent.  Twenty-five years' continuous serviw  as a railroader is the record Miss Emma'  Whitmore, station agent at Wantagh. N.  Y., holds as assistant and an employee of  the Long Island railroad, aud she is justly proud'of it. Probablyno woman employee of the company has seen such a  long service as Miss Whitmore, who began railroad work when she was a young  girl. Her father. Willet Whitmore, with  whom she began her career, was agent'  for" years at Bellmore and until eleven  years ago had charge of^ the Wantagh  depot., . 'r   ^,    y,     '  Miss yVhitmore not only, sells tickets  for tho railroad, but takes care of tho  freight   and   baggage,   frequently, lifting  futare generation.   Ir concerns the writ*  ing of. letters.   So many  people id--tbes**-.  days of telegrams and  telephon-es adopt. "  th.   practice of  inditing only  the  sora.>-    I*  piest  and   most   abbieviated  of. epistles,  even to tho**e they love. ������jpistJps,that don't  comain a bit of their real selves nor give  any  sort  of an  intelligent   or intelligible-  account of what they are doing, enjoying   -,  or cnfTerincr < ',  ' Tho old folk*- at home crave for. goocl; '  long lefjers. It is ns,ihe breath of,life to  tliem to (eel-ihi'v n.v in the very pre_������enc*������ . .  of li.eir < Inli.ii'n when they i>pen th������ -.  vrei-klv ������������i������i*-t.*f������ i liar ������')..iild let them .into* '  'the v.ri���������*-������������������_.i del.ill-. I i Hon often n.pre_j*'w  5kim*> The ".iirf.ii e of I'Vi'lItS. >     *,        '   *  '���������*������������������>,-.. ..���������..,v ���������,,, ..j^ much    I'������is������;il*lv'tne_r  never complain.   Hut they just ache foi*    -,  ���������pheets of 'iie-iys concerning little things as  well  as gieat.  the  color of  the  autumn     j  frocks just ordered, the name of the, book:  last read,  the imprest-ion created  by the-   .;"  concert lately attended. ,' ���������?'  Gifts   Prom' Men; t"rien���������*_���������-..  The only gifts which a young girl^ may  accept from her men friend*? aie flowers,  bonbons, books ofmirsie. uuless ot course  ���������"she receives, some trifle of no real value  sent in the way of fun. 'There are. endless variations and combinations of-these  things'possible, so-the 'selection is not a^  restricted   a_   it  Home Joiiruali'  may ' appear.j��������� Ladies'  MISS EMMA  WHJTMORK  A latindryman fn Paris has discovered  a method of cleaning'fine linen and other  fragile, textures without "using soap, or  other chemicals. Instead of these he uses  boiled potatoes, which he rubs into the"  goods and then rinses out: It is said that  this method will make soiled linen; silk or  cotton' much whiter .and cleaner than  washing/in the ordinary way.  When arranging*a'plate'rail or bric-a-  brac shelf, it is well to remember that the  best effect is obtained when tbe rail or  shelf is of the same height"as the material or the tops of-the windows. Lack of  harmony,in the wall space is inartistic.  Oilcloth should never be scrubbed with  a brush, but after being first swept it  should be* cleansed by washing with a  large soft cloth'and lukewarm or cold water/ Soap or hot water tukes off the  paint. '  Mrs. Mary. ITartwell Catherwood says  she gets a good deal of matei'ial for her  __iories from dreams.      *      '  ies from' A,*2y,ssinia'  last havcinb''sweet  \sy ������*  .-*-.*  Did  1   Micuf Peony's   Pets.  Jack���������Miss Pechy's poodle'is dead,  you hear about it?  Tom���������Yes.   I'm going to call on her.  Jack���������To-*condole wi"k her. I suppose?  Tom���������No; to propose'to" her. " " "*"  * JacK-^Ah, you  want to get in  before  she {-fees*;up with some other p'uppy.  ���������Xi*"-*- *  LifeJChatter.  'fast  t������������  are   most   attractive,   offering  variety   of landscape, and     on  Buvuma,   are  mountains  2,000  above the suilace of the lake,  ing   sites   for  future    hotel   or  tarium. builder*.       The inland  are covered   w ith beautiful  lilies,       either   white   or      the  lotus.       JLakcs  Albeit  Edward,  bcrt  and  others  to   the  west po  j-rcat  one,  loot  allui-  snni-  waters  water  blue  Alness  harsher features and little of the  luxuripusness of ' vegetation found  ��������� ttt Nyanza. This is probably. due  to the, large amount of salt found  ���������in their waters. - Little lakes ' at,  , the .northeast of Lake Albert Edward '- seem to lie in small craters.  Some are nearly dry and from many  large quantities of merchantable salt  Ri'c obtained.  At the northern extremity of the  beautiful Napoleon gulf, an arm of  the great, Victoria, -Nyanza, may be  1 seen the birthplace of the Nile. As.  one progresses towards what seems'  the. end of, ��������� the gulf, a faint current  is observed and a sharp line of hills  borders the shore line. An abrupt,  turn of the gulf around a barrier of  sharp rocks,-white with guano, reveals a swift river and a veil of  spray curtaining beautiful- palm-  crowned islands. The densely wooded river banks are about 200 feet  high. Nearly a mile distant may be  seen large areas of fine grass land,  with occasional clumps of trees.  Here  the  river  is,   perhaps,  400 feet  and shape of their enormous   leaves  The   cultivated  fruits   form  the chief  article   of  food  for   certain       1 ribcs.  It  contains  no  seeds,    small,       dark  streaks indicating wdiere they   might  have been.      Besides the possibi? ities  of mineral w*ealth,  as yet       -almost  undeveloped,   the   land   abounds        in  game  of  almost   c". e: y  varietv    Cititle   and   all   kinds   of   domestic     *" inula! s arc laised by the natives who,  as  a rule,  prefer a- meat diet.  Frc m  these  same natives  laborcis  mav 1 >e  hired   at  small   wages        "While     thi*.  vast and fertile countrv remains    to  a     great     extent uninhabited     then'  need be no fear of voung men   locking opportunities for improving their  foitunes.   l  -1; .-- stm  "Gracious,, how.'fast you're running!  remarked0 the   dressmaker's   lap   board.  "You'must be" in a great"hurry."  "I should  say ^so," replied 'the sewing  machine.   "I've got to make a train."���������  rhiladelphia Press.  31.  -ullj   r. u.iho.nino.  Mr. Sully Prudhomine, Who won  the Nobel-Prize for -literature, and  says he will devote money to, '. encouraging authors' of"'merit, is. a  member of the' -French- Academy, to,  which -he was elected in 1SS1', being  promoted "an  officer-of  the Legion of  , Hep Proposition.-  "I think," she said when she found the  manager  of   the big department   store,  "that you ought to pay me a little .something."   , .   . ���������      .. -  -"  "JFor what?" he asked... . -:  -'Advertising," she replied.   .-"I've been  using your ladies' writing room for ne. r-  ly   a   year   in   coircs-ponding   with   my  friends."                  -     -  "And our paper and envelopes, too?"  he suggested.  -'Yes," she answered, "and that is just  why I think you owe me something.  Your name is on every sheet in piotfy.  raised letters, mul ]ust think how much  good I've done jou by sending'it all over  the- country."���������Chicago Post.  An ti_in������.ual Race.  An unusual riiee was advertised to  'be run at Ripon; in l"orksh,ire. in',1723:  ���������'���������The .Lady-fiL*:Plate. :of ������1.5 value,- ;by  ainy* hoi'ae. tiiat'- was no. more than; five  years old the last grass. Womed;to*be  tb;e riders.. Each to pa j a guinea en-;':  triAnce. Three lic-atsand twice: round  the .common for .'a .heat.".      ���������.-'.'.'   ",'"���������  heavy'"barrels,   boxes  and  other  articles  tiiat some men would1, have difficulty "in  Vaudlin'g".- But  while  she  possesses con-  'siderable  muscular   strength, she   is   nob  Hiasculine  either Jn   manners  cr  tastes..  IJer ollice1 in the station is provided-'with  a;l the little decorations that women delight in.   When  her  father  .Imaged  his  Jofation   to   Wantagh,   formerly" 'I.idge*  v\;_od, she continued to help him until his'  death.    Then, she  received  the'uppoint-  mtnt as depot master.   She acquired  a  knowledge* of telegraphy and is counted  one of the best operators on the Moutauk  division. . ���������        .       v <r.  Miss Whitniore's" relations with'.! the  raib'oad company have always 'been 'ofc  the most harmonious -character. She is  known personally to-every tVainman who  goes'over the Mont auk line.and esteemed  by-a* 11  for her'graciousness  and .genial  manners..., '    _  -. ,   .  '" C-onqnered Her Rival.'  We have recently read a beautiful incident. Jenny Lind and Grisi.were both rivals f^r popular favor in "London. Both  were i_n-ited to siug the same night at a  ���������court concert before the queen. Jenny  Lind, *b-.ing the younger, sang first and  was so disturbed by the fierce, scornful  look of Grisi that she was at the point of  failure, when suddenly an inspiration  came to her.  *  The accompanist was strikinglbe final  choids. She asked him to" rise and took  the vacant seat. Iler lingers wandered  over, the keys in a loving preludp,' and  'then she' saug a little prayer which she  had loved as a child.- She hadn't*,sung it  for years. As.sbe sang she was no longer  in the presence of royalty."but singing to-  loving friends in her fatherland.  ' Softly at first the plaintive notes floated  on the air. swelling louder and richer ev-  eiy moment. The singer seemed to throw  her soul into that weird, thrilling, plain-  'tive "prayer." Giadually the song died  -away and*ended in a sob! Theie was a  ���������silence���������the silence of admiring wonder.  The audience sat spellbound. J.nny  ,Lind lifted her sweet eyes to look into the  scornful face that ..had so disconcerted  Iib-t. There wiis no fierce express'ou now.  Iu*-toad {f;,tc.ardrop glistened on the long  black lashes, and alter .a' moment, with  the impulsiveness of-a child of the tropics, Gusi crossed-to Jenny Lind's Lide.  p.'aced her arm about her nnd kist,ed her,  ulteily regaidless of the audience.  A  Tnl_ of  Hosiery.'   ' ..   v     ,  "Short, stockings,", says a  chiropodist.-  "are fully astbad'a^stort shoes.   Many,/i'  customers who come, to liie with' ingrow-*   ..  ing nail's wonder bgw'ihey were produced���������  .  'when   care  has   been 'carefully, .taken' to ..,'  wear shoes amply  long" and  are greatljr'  ^  surprised'when 1 telfthem a'shoii stock-,     o  in-j will produce.an ingrowing.nail'just'as   ;.  s-urely  aud  ahout'as.qiiickjy. as. a short.   '���������<  shoe. ^Mothers, are often careless, in 'this .. j  'respect,  particularly' if,luejr'���������are ,buying  -.' t  .���������-tockings  lor a .lanply  of .growing chil-   ,->  dren.   The rapidhy, with vyhicli the differ-; \  out sizes become outgrown confuses them.'"* ^ .  .and the result is that the steadily^enla'rg- / -j  ing foot of the boy or girl slipping into*1   '  the early teens is very often .not provid.ecB'; *," -  for.    Sr.iosmeii  and   manufacturers'  even*.'.);���������."  aie  often   at  fault fin "this  respecta with."*.;  thc'.r   cut   and   diiec -regulation\ tiiat \ a*.^  stocking of a'certain number goes'with a /  shoe of a ceftain'size and a child of'a .rer-"  taiu   age. f As''every  bhoe 'manufacttu;er, ,_  has  his   own   system 'of ,numbei;ing^'his  shoes "and the feet of children of "tlie same-  age'vary widely in size it may. readily .Be  seen that the ahme leasoning is*o"pen to^������  'criticism.   Every pair of stockings, boughtV  tfor the growing child should^ he fitted,"a"*. ���������  matter that deserves the emphasis thatsI  have given."    ,   ���������     . ',���������    ��������� _,  "JrBl  ..'  *   r- <  -"<��������� iK-  ~t  > >>  t'i\  -,    ^  The,  H'oclh   Ureathinj_r.  eau9e"<of- mouth ���������bieathing  ���������tit a  is ,of ,f  -*Sr  i.  course anything that int'eifeies with*tho^'  .free passage of air thiough  the'nostrils.".'"  Thus in.the early stage of an oiainary *  ���������co'd  the membianou's',lining of. the"* nosi*-  trils  becomes swollen,v the nose ,becomes "  "stopped    up," ' and   the   sufferer , must ���������>  breathe through the mouth, to his added  discomfort.   ThiVis only'temporary, *y(>t it J  is by no means unimportant, "for while it  lasts  it* exposes one"-.to* inflammation,,of \  the tonsils,-throat and lungs thiough the  inhalation of cold and unfiltored air._.r*. *  7  <   Of   greater  importance, Jiowever.' are*  theicauses of habitual "mouth-breath'ing;r;  .from which so many, children'suffer. -The.,'-  most common of these is a collection of-*-, ,  "'   '"  glandular^.ti-ssuea   in 4 the   pharynx,   and*;''   "V'-  whenever a young child is seen to breathei'^ ._-  habitually with'open-mouth an''examina-ri^h''. '  tion for these giowths should be made." " '��������� ���������_.,..">;������.-  .Physicians .sometimes, hesitate   to 're-*;'*  K '"  move them, for they say they wiir proba-   ,      ' ' '  bly1 disappear as  the child grows, older.   *.  Cut they may not disappear, and eve,n if "\ . \ s  they do'it may be only after 'permanent   '" '"    ^  damage had. been done to the child.'       '        ~  *ht\  ������.\l  , *. y -,n  *,Jt������  '���������4~ -&a\  ^,,.*.'  "-ytr  ������*M\  M. STTLLY PI.ITDHOMME.-  Inland has 40S ablebodied persons-  to 1,'v'OOO inhabitants,' Scotland -,42-i and  England 432.   ��������� :'i:;-.;:  .:.,.-���������  The "hardest thing to find "is an- honest pari_er for a swindhi.  At Sulfa, in Argentina,'; a ".list-of hoys  and girls ivho have failed, to attend, school  regumrly ,].i, published in the. newspapers'.  A   Small   Stratagem,  "How did -youever come  to  let that  man whip yon?"  "He took t\ low down advantage of  me," said the pugilist. "He waited till  I !had been vac-mated and then picked a  quarrel with mc."���������Washington Star.  The   Det   "Al   Bobe,"  A day "at'hmn." *_nay be mado a very  different affair.horn an "at home" day.  The former should  be eonsuleier. a ne-  ces.-it.v by every one who is inclined to be  at  all social,   while  the   latter,  which   is  supposed to be rather formal. Deed not be  of frequent occurreti.e.   hi fact, the formal "at noiiie"  may  he obseived only  for  periodical entertaining, but a ceitain day  in each week set aside for the pm pose of  being free to enjoy  all   h Ii������  may  civil  is  sure  to  result   in 'great  saiisfaction.    if  women   would   only   realize   how. disappointing it is,logon Jong disianee to call  upon one and..ther-  find ihe:one. they desire to .see  "jii-^t./goue-out."  there-would,  be more who would  set. a side some par-,  t-ieular day each   week   iifiun   whii-li   they  Vvould be at home, leavf that day under-  Stood  by all their  friends and.above all  things make it'a-'point to stay in upon the  appointed da-yi '������������������' ���������>��������������������������� .-'._  And a call seems so much more cheerful, and homelike if.a cup of chocolate or;  lea arid some light cake arc; iu readiness.  Try the plan and see if'you and your  friends are npt both better satisfied with  each other. Arid 00 yqiir'own rounds of  calling you w-ifI soph 'find, bow imiei] more  satisfactory,,'!', .t'l*e..caII, made upon those  who have t_oii_.lJ.t-futJy set aside,"a.day."  Care of tlie Hand. In  Cold   Weather-  Any    extieme* temperature   or   either  very hot or very cold  water is" not good  for' the   bauds.     Waim   water   is   more  cleansing'than cold water.   A dozen drops  of the tincture of benzoin added to a basin  of warm water aie beneficial to the hands.  Castile'or  one  of   tho  fane   toilet^ soaps  should be used.1  A generous lather should  he made and the hands thoiouchly rubbed  with it.   A rubber fle������h brush, is a~greatA  comfoit. \A little bran or oatmeal if put ���������  in  th'e water has a  softening effect  and  makes the skin velvety and pliable.    Almond  meal  is  a No excellent  for this  pur-*  po*=e.    Care in drying the hands is essential to their good condition, especially'in  v\ inter.    A soft towel will gather up*-all  the moisture and  should  be  used  in  between  the'fingeis of each  hand  so that  every part may be thoroughly dned.   After drying the hands it is a gaud plan to  nib in a little cold cold cream or almond .  oil, after which,'if they are particuhuly  sensitive,   powder   may   be   dusted   over  thorn.���������Ladies' Dome Journal.  Mine.   Cnlve.  Mme. Calve has come to (he decision  that American women are coining to the  foie rapidly. "To an American journalist  she has been giving her views. "Duiing  lhe nine ycais 1 have been coming to  Amenea.'' she say-*.. "I have met a great  ninny of your Anieiican women, have  made many fr'ends among them, and I  am sure that 1 am light in my appreciation of them. As I reifined to them year  found them possessed of  and more anxious to have*  Vour descendants of the  race   are   becoming  greater  after   jc.ir   I  gieater -ideals  them  n*:iJi.i*<J.  Anglo-S,i*.nri  women  than  ���������.or: v  to say  wu  it:  or r.  inn.  It! Ill  you  descent.    I  see.   e. r*rv  am  one  wo  Don't   Forsel, lo   Write   Mom*..  This whisper is for those who are living  nw.ay from home, for the girl at school,  for the girl, who has her own studio or  Oat. for the girl who is employed in some  one else's, house and for .the one who is  helping her husband to create a center  that will be home in years to come to a  must have their day, and, .poihaps  have had onrs." Mine; Calve, refused to  express an ������������������opinion, of. the .American men  'because, few of them can speak French,  and she is too lazy to learn English.  . .       Wcdi1 >n-r   Dots.    ,  ,' The British government spends about  $5.0.000 _i. year. in ' prose-Its to fcmalps  who" marry *aftor -having been in the  Costal or teletrra-ri-b'.<=��������� p.. v 1 y-o ���������������������������    "-,  ���������  . Tlie  -Snil  of  Her Brcani.,  "Algie," she said,, putting her arms  around his neck and looking confidingly  into his honest, manly face, "if I were to  be kidnaped how much-ransom'would you  bo willing to pay?"  "My dear," he answered, "I'd be willing to pay a million dollars' ransom foe  you."  A* sickly pallor overspread her face and  she drew away* from him as if he had  been something evil. When she could  speak at last, she cried:  "I   heard  you  say yesterday that you'  had at least eleven hundred thousand dollars.     And   we  have  been   married   only ���������  two months!"���������Chicago Record-Herald. ���������*>*.*.(-=. ���������^^���������t/^^nif'fi^'Ta'Visiant^pf^^^itai^f'^  -*������*���������> Aw*t"\rfT"T^2wrmLf*Ti*\  w������������^*_t**������Rnwjf���������!��������� "vL_nri'*r,4ipoom* n*r.*������wjijh*^.wu*hir������tw v  AN   ILL   TiMF-D   PROTEST.  Ii"  I*.'  ���������+,  \y.  U  IH*  11*.   .��������� o.  1'-.'  \\ y  h'  j*  Rut'   tbe     Kj-.tr. vi������������pi*me_     Win*     Ton  Great For'tJne Economical Wife.  Every  now  and  then it is startlingly  demonstrated    how    early    environment  dominates later experiences in person.! of  . maturity   and   leaves   impressions   more  j lasting than years of changed surround-  ��������� injrs. . i  At one time * certain Hungarian in  j New York city, whose profession was  I that of law, was greatly prominent in the  \ Hungarian colony, and it fell to him to  .-.officiate on most occasions, semisocial  1 and other, in connection with the affairs  ' j of the Hungarian consulate Here. The  ��������� man himself was most scholarly, with a  : fascinating sort of intellect and manner  that spoke of European habit.  In the course of events it came'his way  to entertain with a certain degree of,  lavishness an embassador and prelate of  *, the church. The entertainment was arranged to take place at'Delmonico's*. av.il  it seemed to the Hungarian gentleman  that it would be altogether more in keeping with the importance of the occasion  If his wife were present.  Now,    his   wife   knew   little   of   such  things.   Her life had been passed in making  home  comfortable  and. in executing  little wifely economies���������to the end.  per-  ' haps, that he might spend money lavishly  00 occasions such ns these.  However,  her gown  was well  thought  oat, some slight coaching attended to. and  the event was in a fair way to pass off  ' smoothly.    The guests  were received  by  .the hostess with ns..much dignity as hy  the   host.'   the   gentleman   of   diplomatic  obligations had congratulated himself and  had spoken an encourngin'g word' to" his  .good wife as well.  ' They,sat nt the table. Suddenly the  watchful host observed that hi*** wife was  Hot partaking of the feast. More* than  that, he saw with consternation nn expression of strong disapproval on her  face. ^He knew the signs and knew soine-  thing was going to happen.. He thought  ,to avert the impending disaster and Linked smilingly "toward the lady and said  solicitously: *    ?���������     ���������'   ��������� .  "T.fear you are not served to your taste,  dear madam. If yon will"���������  . The lady rose majestically. She looked  down upon him. Sho spoke. She said:  ' "William, I hnv.* lived with you for  many years. I have been a good wire  and saved you money. Sometimes I h.ivo  made it for you. "I am going. I will nut  ait here and be a' witness to this extravagance."       -," ,   ���������'   ,  1 And neither would she., Tlie startled  (Bests stood with countenance ca'������=f -d-'nvn  while William escorted her to a'.arrhi_;i'.  Then  tbe  band   played  on.-"  ASTHMA SURE PRBE  Asthmalene.Brings Instant Relief and Permanent  Cure in All'Cases.     ' , ' --   *  SKNT ABSOLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT OF POSTAL.  Write Your Name and Address Plainly.   '    ���������'  9 HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  Plcltlea of vinegar will not keep in a  Jar that has ever, bad any kind-of grease  kept in-it.  -.    Lamp chimney* niay be quickly-clean-,  ed  by   rubbing^ them * with  a  ch-an   so 't  cloth and polishing with-a piece of news-'  paper.      * ' " '  r* Clam" shells are more''*convenient foi  .scraping pots and kettles.thau a knife,  requiring less time to remove the burned  surfaces.  ' * Half a lemon dipped in salt,and rubbed  on your ivory knie handles will re lo-e  them to their oiigihal whiteness. "After  doing this wash the knives at once in  warm water.  1 To renew the pristine 'lightness of old  feather pillows, lot them out iu a rtuuinu-r  rain until they are thoroughly wot. Then  dry them by pinning them to a line aud  finish by b<*_.tii_s them.  To avoid wi inkling bodices and jackets  they should be hung on frames siuh as  meu use for their coats, winding the  frames firht with "cloth or silk, upon  which, if desired, orris or other sachet  powder may be sprinkled.  Cut glass, real or imitation, should  have the rough pattern brushed -with a  stiff brush in strong suds. If rubbed  with a piece of flannel dipped in- alcohol  and then in whiting, its brilliancy is  much enhanced. Let the whiting dry on  the glass, then wash aud rinse.  _������_:   i l-clr Fault.  Dashawa- It .-.������������������cms so strange, aworer  SO many girls one meets, there nr������* so  _������*w one .ar**s to make his wife.  Cleuonton    Well, they ciu't all be born  ������ch.���������Lir<>       ���������      -      "  Preferred Apples to a College.  About a century or so ago, when the  commissioners who had in charge the selection of a. site for Bowdoin college were  attending to this duty, they pitched upon  New Gloucester, Me., as combining more  advantages than any other place they had  visited, but the owner of the land refused  to part with it if it was to be used as the  site of a college, though willing enough to  sell it if it was to be put to any other use.  The reason that he gave was that the  students would steal the apples in an  orchard in which he took great pride. So  it seems that this is the reason why New  Gloucester Is noted for its apple*, rather  than as being the seat of Bowdoin college.    Value n_celved.  "I snppose," said the man who had just  been accosted by Meandering Mike, "that  you think yourself perfectly justified in  taking money from me without rendering  an equivalent?"  "Don't say that, mister." "was the rejoinder. "Don't say I'd take it widout an  equivalent. If de hard luck story I've  been tellin' you ain't fuller of imagination an' graceful embellishments dan any  of dem books you've.paid 50 cents apiece  for on de train. I'm ready to give up me  chosen profession an quit panhandliu' fur  life."*���������Washington Star.  "Where the Blame Lay.  "But this hat," said the woman who  wanted to exchange it after wearing it  home, "does not become me."  "It is a remarkably pretty hat," suggested the milliner.  "Oh, yes," admitted the patron; "taken  by itself it is very pretty, but it is not becoming to me."  "In that case." insisted the milliner,  ���������-the hat is all right, and you are the one  to blame."  There is nothing like A.thtnalene: It  brings instant relief, even in the worst  ca.es.,'   lt cures when nil else fai.s.       ,  The.Rhv. 6   V..Wells,   of    Villa   Kidge,,  111., say.:    "Your trial    bottle of   Asthn.a-  l< ue rece-ved iu good condition.    (I   cauuot  tell-you how' thnnkful I feel  for   the   good  derived from it.    1    was   a  shive', 'chained  with putrid surs throve and Asthii.** for 'ten' ,  years.    I despaired of ever being oured.,   I  saw your advertisement for the cure of this  dreadful aud tormenting  disease,   Asthma,  riud thought you had overspokeu yourselves ,  but resolved to give it   a   trial. '   To   my  astonishment, the tri.-l acted like a charm.  Send me a. full-size., bottle."  morjj  Rev. Dr. Morris Wechsler, c   o  Rabbi of .the Cong, ftiiai 1-sr.u.l.  '    ,        /       New York, Jan. ti, 1901. .  Drs Taf. Bros'. Mriucinti Co ',    ..  r i  Gentlemen:    Your A.thiiialuuV. is   an   et- ���������  eel Ion: remedy for A-thma aud Hay   Fever,  and its coinpoaiiion  alleviate-**   all   trouM-8   "'  which -viinbuie with A-sthma.     Its sucoe.s,i������  astoni.hing and wonderful. ' /,  f ' i - i .  After having it carefully analyzed, we can state that Asthmalene   cont ins nn   opium,  ji.iu**,'ohlorof^rm.or ether. ,. Vt-ry truly yours/      " ��������� < '.     '    '    '  *      REV. DR. MORRIS WRCHSLRR.  ���������    '        , Avon Springs, N.Y., Feb. 1, 1901.  Db. TaftBrjm   MkdicineCo. , ' <   /���������    ' . .     /   '  ("-t_u lemt-i*. 1 write tin- testimonial from a sense of duty, having tested the wonderful #ff.ct of your Asthmalene, for the cure of Axthina. My wife has been afflicted ' ��������� ith  ' .ptsi-iodic a.thiiict for the past 12 years. Having exhaus-t d riiy own skill as' well as  many others,0 i chanced to aee your sign upon your windows on 130; h _.>-.���������������-1 N���������������������������*.*. yi>rk,'T  at once obtained, a bottle of Astninalenu. My^ife commenced taking is about, the first of  November., I ver> soou notieed a radical lmpn-vetnei.t. Aster unng- one bottle her  Aeihu.a has <ii-<app.ared and she is entirely tre. from all symptoms. , 1^ eel that 1 cat. consistently r* commend the medicine to all.who-are afflicted wit'j thi-.disries*-i'n-. dit-.ea.H  Yonra resuecMuliy; ; O.D  PHELPS, M.'D.  . t -^,  feb, 5,*1901.  have tried,   numerous   ieme-\  ���������Dr. Tajt BROS  Medicine Co. \/  l-r.ucifin������n: I wa-i uoubled'with Asthma'for 22 years. I  dies', but the> have all failed. I ran across you** adv^rtiseinei.- *.mi .ru-d with a trial  bottle. I found relief at once. I have siuce purchased youi -ul*--.ize bottle, and I am  ever gratefu". I have family of four children, and f. r six years"wan un.ibl������* to work. I am  now lu the best of health dud doing business eveiy day. ihis testimony y u can make uBe  of as you see fit. ,, ��������� ,  Home addre*..!, 235 Rivmgton Street. S  RAPHAEL, ' '  67 Eusi I29ui St.,'N.wY' rk City,  TRIAL BOTTLE SENT Al.SQLUTELY FREE ON RECEIPT  ,       ' *- ' OF 1'6.S1AL.i  "     Do n_t delay.    Write at ortce, addr< ssirg DR,' TAFT -BROS.    &JEDICIME -"CO ;   79  E-*J������t \30th St., New Yj.rk.City.        ' '     '     ' {     ^      ,       , "-   ���������     ���������*  SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.   ������       ;'  JINGLES AND JESTS.   " v  A Danger.  __. man should very euictul bi������ in what he 6aya In  Hie. . .  Be especially guarded in addii'bsing- his dear wifs.  For ho may make a mistake, and storm will succeed the i-alm  If by chance he calls her Get tie when her nam*  i9 Mary Ann.  1    . The Motive.  "Do you write Ik-<-_i.i-.p of inspiration ?" nsked the kleali*.tK- young women.  "Not usually," nnswor.d tho cold  looking man with ink on his tingors.  "As a rule. I write been use of the expiration of the time for wbieb the rent  has been paid."  Ho iv It Looked.  Wife���������I've #c.t so th.it I don't care If  you are not nt home more. 1 have re-"  sources of my own.  'Husband���������You don't mean to say you  have learned to quarrel with yourself.  ���������Life. c  A Model  Speller.  A teacher whoie ^pciriii^'s unique        ' ^.  Thus wrote down tin* "days of the,wique:  .     The first  he spelt,  "Soinla.v,"  Tlie second du.*, "Munii.iy,"  And now a new teacher they sique.     '  Makini; It Clear.  Editor���������I'm afraid your story would  not appeal to our readers..  Author���������Well, couldn't you run in a  few explanatory  illustrations?  A Money Maker.  He���������My brother Is mnking more _ion-  ey than he can speud.  She���������What ia he doinp?  He���������Working iu  the mint,  An Antnmn Chant.  The leaves ure tinning yellow,  The porch's charm lias died  And Mabel and lier fello*"  Now lallyg-ag inside  As Tliey "Coo" To_.ctI.er.  He���������Well, dear, if 1 am a fool I_ea_M.  help it.  She���������But you can help showing it,  dear.   Other men do.���������Life.  A-gre Doesn't Count.  They say he's old enough to be  Hit father.    That is true,  But then quite rich enough is he  To be her husband too.  Uncertain Age,  Oldbeau (growing romantic) ��������� Ah,  how I wish I had lived in the knightly  days of old!  Miss Yo-.:ngthing (growing weary)���������  Didn't youV  ASSESSMENT ACT AND  PROVINCIAL  REVENUE TAX1       .  Oomox District.  \| OTICE is hereby g'vt-n. in accordance  -l*^- with the St_-tu-.es, that Ptcviucial  Rt-vinue T.tx, and all taxes levied under  the As.ftifcu ent Act, are* now due tor-the  >ear 1901 " Ah thi* ahove named taxo������ col  leetii.lt: within the Comox District Hie payable at my otHoe. at the tJourt House Cum-  berlaud. Assessed taxea are collectible at  the following ratea, viz:���������  If pHid on or betoie June 30Ui, 1901:���������  Three .fifths ot one   per   cent,   on   real  property.  Two  and one-half   per   cent, on assessed  value of wild laud.  One-half of one per,cent,   on   personal property.  Upon   uch excess of income���������  Class A.���������On one thousand dollars and not  exceedu.g ten thousand dollars,   one   per  cent,   up   to  five  thousand   dollars,   aud  two per tent, on the reman.d.r:  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollar . and not  exceeding twenty   thousand  dollars,   one  aud one-half per cunt, up to ten thousand  dollars, and two and one-half per cent, on  the remainder :  Class O ���������On twenty thousaud dollars, and  not exceed lug torty thousaud dollars, two  and one half per cent  up to Lwenoy thousand dollars, aud three   per cent,   on  the  remuinder :  Class D.���������On all others iu excess   of  forty  tnousand doUar.->, three per   cent,    up   to  forty thousand   dollars,   and   three   aud  one-half |,er cent, on the remainder.  If paid ou or after Ist July, 1901:���������  Four fifths of oue p_r cent, on real property.  Three per cent,   ou   the   assessed   value   of  v* ild land.  Three-quarters t,{ one per cent, on pereonal  property.  On t.o much of the income of any person   a s  exceeds one thousaud dollars,    in   accord  ance  with   the   following   clabaificatioo;  upon   such  excess   the   rate,    snail    rx.,  t.au_ely :���������  Class A ���������On one thousand dollars, and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars, one aud  one-half per cent, up to five thousand  dollars, aad two and one-half per cent,  on the remainder :  Class B���������On ten thousand dollars, s_id not  exceeding twenty thousand dolhus, two  per cent, up to ten thousaud dollars, and  three per cent, on the remainder-.-  Class C.���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exofcediii!. forty thousaniY dollars,  three per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half; per cent.  on the remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excoss of forty  thousand dollars, thr e and one-half per  cent, up to forty thousand , dollars, and  four per cent on the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue Tax  $3 per capita.  JOHN BAIRD,  Assessor *nd Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., llthJ'/iuuary, 1901  My 22  "fffiiion ��������� Elr^wer  /  Presh Lager Beep  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  THE BEST*. . ./   IN THE PROVINCE  A reward of $5.00 will be paid for information   leading, ,to  conviction of  persons witho.dmg or destroying any" kegs   belonging/to  this  company!  " . 'HENRY RE IF till,-,'! Manager.-  _-���������.   i  .���������*.,*,  ,..*.  IHIHJ 1 I l  i 1������        "      "i.1       n  ..Pi1   ��������� 'i-Wi'. g-.'*-.��������� HJ";- n "JW '.ui'^T-'i���������i*wrrr  ESTABLISHED   1877.  Incorporated, 1898.  AUTHORIZED   CAPITAL, $100,000.  DEALERS    AND    EXPORTERS.  RAWHI  'For Downright  Satisfaction,  If Shipment   after   Shipment,  Ship   Your   Goods   to   Vs.  Full    Prices-   and    Imme-  dkite . Payment ' tvery Time.  B'sen Established 24 ������������������ Years.  V/rlte for Prices. .. Make Trial  Shipment.    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Fancy Inlaying wood in and metal.  French Polishing.  Apply /  NEWS OFFICE. r '  COEONATION   MODES.  MODELS  OF   COSTUMES  OF"   EXHIBI  TION AT THE DUKE OF NORFOLK'S.  I',  i:  ��������� 5*  Seme of tlio St., let* of These Dresses Are  Declared to Be Ugly aud Unbecoming*,  and It Is Said Tiiat ThrouifU tho Queen  Peeresses Are Likely to Secure Changes  in Somo of Them.  All London is interested in , the  exhibition at the town house of the  Duke of Norfolk of wax models  showing the style of costumes prescribed for the lords and ladies who  will attend the coronation of Jving  Edward. Wax   figures,   splendidly  got up and clothed in the garments  which were fashionable in medieval |  times, ' are being shown in Norfolk  House for the*1 benefit of those modern nobles who have no notion of  these antique trappings now revived  for the coronation. These models  show the crimson velvet and ermine  of the baron, the velvet train of the  baroness,      and    the other accoutre-  I - '  ���������3* -  si ���������*-  n ....  \'y ���������  \--  I*:-.  ���������Ci _  \ - ��������� >  K  **.-  'J.-'  3 .  &  SI.  H   *  ** *���������       *���������*.  it   V-  f,  .t.  ;_  ���������<���������-���������  '���������Sir  .9  5  i  ������������������*���������-���������  _  -    , "       ���������-���������,      COSTUME OF BAROX.  , "     ments and-"-harness 'which have caus-  ed-so much discussion andfretfulness  -   ���������     among -the  limited  number   of     per-  1   .     sons   who   may  have  to   wear  them,  ' >   ��������� - and  who have been ' puzzled  by ,'   the  e vagueness      of the official directions.  The pictures  presented'above     show  the 'character  of 'the models.      They  ���������  are reproduced from  drawings  made  . ,*. ' by  an <���������    artist   who   visited   Norfolk  '    House for, the' purpose. - *f        ���������.  There is likely, even yet,  however,  to be   -considerable change in   "   the  dresses  of   peeresses  for   the  corona-  .   ���������'--* ���������*- tion.      It has  been pointed out     to  the  Queen how  excessively  ugly  and  i unbecoming  the costume selected   is,  and it is by Her Majesty's wish that  the Duke of* Norfolk has announced a  change is likely to be made.     Everybody   is   simply  delighted, -for  never  was  there a more general consensus  of opinion than that as - to the hide-  .   ousness of the velvet robes and kir-  tle.  The  coining   coronation  means    , a  ' great deal of work for the King,    as  well as the earl marshal.      Bis    Majesty  devotes  a considerable portion  of    each    day    to    consideration   of  questions      in        connection with  the ceremony. There are a number of interesting "rights" still unsettled. - ^  , Lord Kingsdale and Lord Forrester both enjoy the favor of keeping  * their hats on in the presence of the  King. This was a favor granted by  King John to Lord Kingsdale anc'  which was exercised by the twenty-  third peer in the pieser.ee of King  William III. His predecessor did  q the same in the presence of both  King George II. and George .IV..  but the privilege was never exorcised  in. the presence of Queen Victoria.  Lord Forrester obtained the right  from King  Henry  VIII.  Lord Inchequin has the privilege of  using scarlet liveries, the same as  worn by the royal servants, on account of the descent from the royal  line of Thomond, princes of Ireland.  But of all the claims raised with  regard to the coronation service tlie  prettiest is undoubtedly that of Hear  .Admiral Fell owes, on behalf of . his  niece,   _fiss  Beatrice  Fellowes,        to  perform the office of hcrb-strcwer. It  is recorded that at the coi onaiion  of George VI. a Miss Fell owes ex-  ercised this1 office. Accompanied by  six maids, bearing baskets of flowers and sweet herbs, she walked  before the King in the procession to  Westminster Abbey, strewing'the way  before him. There are iii-.ny  are hoping'this service will "be'  lowed, as it would bo-such, a  turesque addition. * '> ' ��������� ',  The Prince of. Wales will be  of the most picturesque figures  the whole coionation ceremony.,  will wear his long velvet mantle,  namented with ermine, spotted  mont! lasnion. '.me sleeves of the  Prince's mantle will be 'widely doubled back in a, fold' below the elbow.  The coronet he will wear is of gold  unjeweled. _Vialte.se crosses and  Gallic flour de lis alternate y sur-  coron'et, which is sur-  an arch bearing tlie orb  who  n I-  pic-  one  ,������������������������  He  or-  dia-  round    the  mounted by  and cross..  In'the center are ��������� the  Prince,of Wales' three plumes, placed  in an upright position, the form in  which they have been arranged since  1878. - Beforo that date they wore  worn drooping.  The subject  of much  talk   is  coronation  flowers.      Some persons,   are  s.ill  declaring  the  lily  of  tin1  valley  is Queen Alexandra's ravontc llowcr.,  As   a  matter   of fact Her IMa/e^ty    is  devoted  to  all  .lovers.       if she    lv...  any special  preferei^e it'is for sm**H  pink carnations,  which  ar-   -.ren .ml'-,  to be seen in lier, apartments     when  they are in season.  ���������day AleliKoii himself went' out to the  novelist's country house. ��������� Before, the  visitor had announced himself Tolstoi recognized him and said:".  "You are Loris' Melikoff, ��������� Do you  come to see me officially or' as' a* private man? If you. come',officially,"  here are my keys. Search..open.' ev-.  erything...  You  are free to do so,'',,-.  "I do  not come officially,"  replied,  IVIelikofi.    ' '    '    ,  "Very good," answered t Tolstoi;  and calling* two stalwart servant's.  he said,'to them.0; "Throw this man  out of,tlie house!,"       :'-     .���������.'.,,  ������  The order was obeyed.to the" letter, and HclikoiT dared;not-' seek ..'redress.' '        ''"',;  2  SIR HENRY AND THE CABBY  Brooklyn  Algebraic.  ' A ,man o*we.s -1 cent.... He pays  cents one day, l_the next, one-half  cent the next, and so on, . one-half  each day of the debt. Now, although  on the fourth day he only owes one-  quarter of a cent, if he should be  endued with the gift of immortality  and he should continue to pay tlie  debt, at the same ratio, he could  never pay all of it. There would always remain that half of the former day's payment, provided he had-  counters small enough to make, the-  oayments.  BUSINESS _0E WOMEN  PROFITABLE      OCCUPATIONS  .   ,ARE  OPEN  TO  THEM.  THAI  '  .'I_lUc   OtTi-   Grandmothers   lind.  ���������In these pocketlcss days .we again have",  resource to the satchel dear to our grand-,  mothers, and every variety may be made;*,  and they'all look nice. Among tlie newest'  designs are those with the .bag of black  satin^rising from stiffened half moons of  Ili.it the  his  his  Co-  cus-  to  the  Jell u   C;������!<;   a.    >-<>(.o:i  Actor'.-,  Ci-.i-sy.  .    Sir Henry Irving,,, while filjing  Brooklyn        engagement,     made  dToine at the Hotel  "Margaret on  lumbia Heights,  and  it  was .his  torn   every[   pleasant   afternoon  drive in Prospect. Park,   writes  New York correspondent of The London Express.  One afternoon the'driver came with  the usual vehicle���������a "closed carriage���������  and set out ignorant of tlie fact that  the "spare, silk-hatted old gentleman, who had'climbed in was "the distinguished actor,. ; "'  In what seemed to be a very short  time for an afternoon outing the carriage returned, and cabby came into  the office looking much" concerned.  With the air of one" imparting grave  news, and, jerking i.is thumb over  ,his shoulder in the direction whither  Sir Henry -had disappeared, he (said  to the clerk:            ' * *  "The old lad'.is dotty. Shortly after we got into, the park I heard a  groaning .inside, ' thon I iheard. the  words: 'Hates any man- the thing he  would .not, kill.' ./At that I drove  out* and brought him back as quickly  as possible. He" was* a kind-lookin'.  old gent, too; but L didn't like 'that  kind of talk'"  DR. SVEN HEDIN.  Swedish Explorer v. ]_.��������� K.m Just Hemmed  From Thibet.  Dr. Sven Hedin, the celebrated  Swedish explorer. who has just  reached the Vale of Cashmere on his  return' from his two years' visit to  Thibet and the Gobi desert, was believed to have been lost in the land  of mystery. and lamas, which  has been the death of so many bold  spirits. Sven Hedin is one of * the  most interesting men in Europe. lie  was born in Stockholm in 1865, and  at 1:3 he had already been honored  Willi doctorates of philosophy from  the Universities of Up sal a in Sweden,  Halle in Germany  and  Oxford in  A FANCY  BAG. .   f -,  black velvet embroidered .with silk and  silver beads or with white'velvet flow,ors  applique'd on "and edged with" silver cord.  The satin inaycbe lined with some pretty  bright color.if liked, so that it shows on  the inside of the frill at thei top. It i.**..  drawn up by a' running slide of ribbon or  by ribbon run through small rings.���������  Young Ladies' Journal.  Time was, and it  ago, when it wa  -���������^',_-____.  *.*^S������������_B__.mi  i)u. svi:.\- in: my.  England. These were o n I y. the begin-.':  ning of a. long line of honors from  every country in Europe.-; ������������������ J.ussia,  the land most benefitted hy Dr. I-'led-  in's discoveries in the Orient, tendered him extraordinary honors. Dr.  Jledin's career as an explorer^ began  in 1..85. ...In ISO.'! he made his second journey, to the remote east, and  was unheard of for four years. Then  lie turned up in'P'ckii. - Oh his return to..Sweden King; Oscar appeared.--  in. public arm in arm. with the ro-  ���������markablo. young man. Dr.. Hedin .is  of a retiring disposition and hates  all kinds of ostentation in his honor.  The results of his .present journey,  in which he was financially backed  by King Oscar, will be read With  interest.  Women  Millie  Good  Drummers.  A member of a firm of wholesale merchants in a southern -city .declares that  women make better drummers than men  in some respects. ' "The fact' is," he says,  "that'when it comes to certain lines the  women who have an aptitude .can do  much more than men.  was only a few years  generally believpd that a woman could  not sell anything on the road except  books and certain articles of wearing apparel peculiar, to her sex. The operations  of the female drummer were for a long  time1 confined _to a very limited field:  But in recent years she has branched out  somewhat, and I simply state an open  secret when I say that she may be regarded as a success on the road. In some  instances she has proved herself n more  valuable member than a man.  "Take certain lines.- like tea, coffee,  spices and things of ,that sort, and in a  majority-of instances she will place more  goods than a man will in the same length,  of time. This is probably true of these  articles because she can talk more intelligently about them."���������Washington  Star.  rA  Great  Traveler.  Among the women who have become  famous as trav-plers the Russian Princess  Demidoff is conspicuous. Her husband  was educated  in  England and there  ac  quired   a  taste   for   athletic   sports  hunting, and   has   shot   "big   game"  Europe and Asia.    Iu his ti.avels he  been accoriipaniod by .his , \yit'e, who  and  in  has  has  stalked the chamois -in the Caucasus,  caught ICiO trout in a single day in the  Big Laha, journeyed across Asia to .Japan and .thence to Kamchatka and shared  iu perilous adventures of -every kind.'  The princess is a daughter of Count'  YVaniskoff Daschkoff. wiio once was at  the head of the czar's household, and she  is said to be extremely pretty and charming. Her accomplishments include cook-  ing,.a.nd she has been known on her travels to make fresh rolls to accompany the  trout she had caught.  COSTUME  BAr.OXESS.  Ilecfiiveri 'is :i I'rivute Tmlivitl_i:>l.  One of the authors of "The Czar  and His People" gives tiie following-  instance of Tolstoi's independence of  thought and action.  General Loris .Iv.elikoft' had been  given such unbounded power to act  against tho Nihilists that, as he said,*  he wras virtually created vice-Emperor. He discovered in the course of  his official investigations that one of  the leading Nihilist, chiefs was in the  habit of visiting Tolstoi,     and      one  Tvro GootS Swimmers,  French and Spanish girls learn to swim  early'/ under the able tuition of fathers  and brothers, who generally take more-  trouble with their pupils than does a  .swimming mistress. .'Two notable examples are tho queen .regent of Spain and  Quocn Anielie of Portugal, both of whom  have been expert swimmers from their  youth upward. There is nothing that the  queen regent enjoys so much as being,  taken a mile or two, out to sea in a boat,  from which she quietly dives, and swims  back to land/covering the distance in a  surprisingly short time.  Oue  "Way   Ont  of It.    .  Midlciff -=- Cleopatra was" so beautiful  that Julius Caesar begged to be her slave.  Mumaw���������Why in thunder didn't he  marry her then? ��������� Philadelphia North  American.  -Instead   of   Flocking" to   the   Cities  Tliejf Cn���������Fiiid Remunerative Wort  ,    at 'Home���������Animals Tiiat Women Can  V ,**    If i  Raise Succcgsfully.  *    t t * *   * >     t  A large number of w.o'meri'are now engaged in varipus branches of commercial  life, many froui" country places and .interior towns'," attracted'1 to,the nearest large  city by th.e,,possibility of finding' employ-  meut/wliei'. it is supposed'that abundant  opportunities are. offered, paying'in proportion ���������to good fortune, -ability or influence. One- naturally wonders why they  do not undertake enterprises on' their  own account for which women are oxci-  nently fitted.  - . - ���������  Women should be foremost in one particular industry,.that^of raising animals'  of various, kinds/either to be.used as .'pets'  or_.fvor food or "fur.   It^ia'conducted in a  qiiiet  place' away  from, the mad * hustle,  bustle*and strife of city,;life, gives ample  time for household duties iiud leisure, is  ,free  f_���������--__��������� ;hisults,"/.bickerings and'.domi-  "uee'rm'g employers-, '"(isi>not,/ arduous//and  -when   conducted   on "a-large   scale   the  heavy labor,ban be performed by men' or.  boj-s hired.for the purpose.'    '���������  Never' for /an instant, however, .must  -the .woman lose sight of the fact that she  must oversee* every detail and know for.  an absolute certainty that all work*, has  been 'done at the proper time and as it  ' should be. .  *     '     * ' - "  If ��������� commenced   properly,   the   risk   is  slight, and the way to begin ison a small  scalp,   with  only,a,,pair or two  pf .the  cheapest/animals o"f the kind you,'desire  to raise. "Experiment, with these, and if  * they-are,Jogt-your loss is small,, whereas  ,if you.succeed;,you will.then be,able to  purchase the finest .stock, andas.,a rule  the best stock pays best.      - .        .._���������-.  Women in varipus parts of the .country  are  now  successfully   breeding  fine  animals and making money at the. business.  Several  in   Chicago t are   raising* Angora  cats,  and there are others" in-Louisville,  St.  Louis,  San' Francisco .and ,in  places  .about New York city.     -"      '^    ' '  . Iii .Indianapolis a woman is raising toy  ; poodles, Angora cats and cavies. or guinea  pigs;  neaV Chicago  a schoolteacher has  an  extensive and  profitable  business jn  Belgian hares and cavies; in Denver, Los  Angeles and vai*ous western towns and  also in New England women are making  money'.raising'Belgian hares and Angora  cats, and in all parts of the country,, as is  perhaps better known, women are, doing:  the-same by raising poultry. .  .'In addition ^ to .the animals above men':.  tioned others for which there is a growT-  ing demand may also be raised, such as*  pheasants, but little "if any more trouble,  than poultry.  Their rare-beauty makes'it  'easy.'to-dispose of* them at high  prices,;  ���������while the  fact that they are a delicious'  food adds to" the market value.'-    - -C  ��������� The Belgian hare is the rabbit in great-'-  est demand, but there are also many oth--.  > er   paying 'varieties, -fine .specimens' of]  I which sell readily at fancy prices, includ-  i irig the odd and beautiful Dutch and thei  'Himalayan rabbits, both curiously ma'rk-J  ed, and besides these the Angora and the;  lopeared rabbit.  Then there are the cavies in-three distinct and handsome kinds in various col-'  ors aud iu active demand at profitable  prices. To this list may be added fancy"  mice and waltzing mice, selling rapidly at  $3 to $5 a pair; ferrets, used by warehousemen for catching rats and by hunters for driving rabbits out of their holes;  dogs of various kinds, bringing from $10  to $1,000 each; also canaries and other  caged birds. -   -  American ' raised'"birds when properly  handled'are of better qualitv than im-  I ported stock, and bird rearing is certainly  j a delicate and pleasing occupation at  i which women naturally excel.-  liaising - frogs  is  no  work  at  all.  and  j land suited for this purpose���������that is, wet  j and swampy or land surrounding a pond  j ���������usually  can   bet used  for nothing else.  By having proper buildings they can  be  marketed when the price is high.   Frogs'  le������js are always in demand, frequently at  surprisingly large prices, as they are considered a great delicacy.  There is. too. the beautiful Angora  goat, raised for its wool, from which mohair is made, and the flesh can be used as  an article of food.. It is easily cared for  and pays well.  Probably ..the queerest and one which at  first thought seems the most objectionable  is skunk  farming.   This  little animal is  really   very   interesting   and   inoffensive  when understood and properly'bandled.  j     The scent sacs can be removed without  ! trouble from the young, and,old animals  : will   not   use   their   scent   unless   badly  frightened.   Skunks are possessed of more  ("than   ordinary  animal', intelligence,   soon  j learning   to   know   their   keeper,   eating  ! from the hand and following him about  quite like'a dog.    '  . Like frogs, skunks are particularly  ���������suited to raising on*.land useful, for no  'other purpose. A rough, stony, stumpy  piece of, ground that can be used neither  as pasture nor for cultivation .can' bo  turned to profitable account by utilizing it  in this way. Skunks are bred for their  fu'r,; which is**valuable. The skins are sent  to England, there dyed and dressed and  returned to this country as electric seal. *  Women should be able to select some  animal from the list to begin With, carrying the business through a gradual system of development to a profitable conclusion. " '. ___-���������  Spare time can be nicely used teaching  birds to pipe a tune and training parrots  to talk, as a bird that can whistle a tune  is valuable, arid one having a repertory of  several tunes is quite out of'the reach of  ah ordinary purchaser, and the same is  true of. a good talking parrot.���������Boston  Globe.                      ���������-."..'.'  pillow   and   cover  with   another   pillow,.  ^pressing the pillows so that the plates are  completely imbedded in_ them.   The paragraph adds that one of the best ice shavers is an old jackplane set deep. It should-  be  turned   bottom   upward   and   the  ice*  moved  backward and^ forward over the ���������  - cutter.- _ *��������� ' .  Womanlike.  ' He���������I 'think- a- woman's club to be successful should aim at something far removed from female suffrage.  ; She���������I can't agree 'with you. I believe  that.should be its sole object.  ' He���������Exactly;-but if -'it' arms -at something else it js..more likely to* hit that.���������  Philadelphia -?.���������������'_���������. '  T   % I'J  'J,  . -f  > '  ' VlndictiveneM*. and Humor. ,  The vindictive woman carries her character with.her. 'A servant'whose eyes  and lips- are' surrounded./with drooping,  brolcen lines will not,give you comfort in  your home. She will .resent your, ,correc- ,  tion! and wreak upon unoffending "pots* and'  kettles" and pokers and-pans some/of the  ill 'nature ��������� she ;may not consider it politic  to'exhibit to your,    -,(  *���������'',,    ���������" '   <    ���������  The "woman' who has a twinkle higher  eye, an "upward curve to her mouth,and  ������several pairs of "crow's feet at the., outer '  edge  of   each   eyelid,  is. a /inei-ry,,.good,  hearted soul who makes life as much ,a'  song and dance\as possible and finds jokes  all along the w-ay.    She will not be an ill '  natured joker; and sometimes 'she will be v  brave enough toi tell jokes on herself.   Responsibility, graves some little lines .from"  the ,mouth to^the chin.-!   Charity and be-'  nevolcn'ce wear curves in the cheeks.  The"  patient-woman,' the" modern Job,   wears"  a face'of serene calpi, and sometimes, if  the patience has been' bought-at a great  price,, the.eyes quarrel" with' the  sweet  ���������lines at nose and lips, and there is always  another,world to conquer.    -   .'.-���������-,'"*' ' ' *'  ,, .     Very.^Mnch- Married.*/   . ',  There   aro, some .very   remarkable  instances of-pe'ople-'who.hav. ijeen married  a la'rge'number.'"bf times aud*\*ilsp'of'husbands and-wives-who'have lived, together  to   a ii"   ex trao rd i u a ry  , a ge.'  - S t.'' t J ei'bni e  thentions a widow who married her'twenty-second husband,' who. in.his turn, had'*  been married _to twenty/waives.    There'is' ,  an   instance   recorded* at'' l'������ordC*.uix.   in  1722, of "a gentleman who* had-* been 'married sixteen times/JA woman, named', Ehr_-'.  ttbeth Nase, who died in Florence/in 1,708, "  had been .married .to s>j-ven.husbands," lier  'O  - i  Wives In  tlie ,Pli_Iii.pli_c_.  Downtrodden wives are plentiful enough  in some parts of the world, but certainly  not in the Philippines. There the law  which relates to the* property_of-married'  people is entirely in favor, of the./wife.  Any, property which the bride-may' possess is never by any chance settled' upon  her husband, and. if h_;-be/ppor and she  well off he can at most become an administrator of her possessions. After death,  unless she"has' executed \v deed in her  husband's-Xayor in a lawyer's presence,  ber property, goes to_he_r children or blood  relations, not to her~husb_u_"d. On marrying a woman retains her maiden name '  and adds to.it that of-her husband, with  the prefix "de," and the children .bear'the  names of both parents.  ' 'Ko'vcl   Wall   Payer. s      -  Mme. Christiue Nilsson has discovered  a novel use for old receipted bilfs and  sheets of music. Both-of the'se are made  to serve the purpose of. wall papers. A  survey _of the walls of her dining room  on, which are displayed the bills of hotels  and shops all over the world soon convinces the beholder that, though, great singers are,very highly paid,.-they are obliged  to live at a.most extrayagant. rate. Mme.  Nilss'on's .bedroom is papered with thfe  music of th'e sohgs'-anil parts'which she  has sung during' the/course of her career.  lee For tlie Invalid.  A medical journal tells how a saucer-  ful of shaved ice may be kept in a sickroom through a day and night if need be,  even with a fire in the room. Put the  saucer holding the ice in a. soup plate and  cover it with another; then place the soup  plates thus  arranged  on  a good  heavy  ' ��������� Tender   St'e'al-rs.  "YotTcah'"make a/lieet'steak of the infe-  rior :qu-ility.-:s'.!eh-:is  rump or rquud,-:as  tender   as : the ��������� i._:i>-/i  treated to an nil hnih  long.   A ta-b!e.***pori.>l'r.l  oil  is, sufi;eie.it.   I'u.ni-  then  rub   it  \vith  the  part thoroughly.  -'Pi;';,  the coolest corner nl'  summer or a v.vi! <���������!  ter.  Sometimes-ill n l.-ir-.*.  are cut a  week l;.'!'o:*'  i  .well oiled- and r������"*" ���������-���������" r"1 - ������������������  expensive.'. cuts" if  .������������������.'���������''i'ty-four hours  :  of the finest olive  --it. over the. steak,  f.is'-er*-  into  every  i.  in a  <-ol<l  place,  i h" refrigerator in  ih-ij pantry  in win-  nir! the steaks  v  ;i re wanted,.  ��������� ������������������ -.--re. > ���������:���������'   ���������-��������� '  . A    Similar    Experience.  "Have you ever tried to write a novel?"*  asked the young.woman. *"'���������  "Yes,    indeed,"   answered   the   young  man.)   "I wrote several." ���������  ."What were'they like?" :        /      /  "They remind tne somewhat of a few,  of Dickens' works."  "Which ones?" '  i!Those that weren't appreciated -/until  after he was dead."���������Washington Star. .  , -' ���������  ast^wedding'taking' place'when sh'ev'w'as  seventy years of age." - .'Numcrou. ' cU'ses  exist all-over the' country 'of people .who  have been .married four, five or six times.  In. 17G3 a.pair were.liy.ing in .'Essex/who  had been 'married, "^eighty-one -years, the  ' husband being ,i'07^ycars;old_nnd his'wife  only four years younger. Tbese^cases,are '  not isolated.-fpnes,". .and /it" is somewhat  remarkable thatMir'mo.t of such instances *  when one has died-4the*1 survivor died the  next day". '   -''        -      - - '       ~ ''--".*  " , ,*     ������������������*'-   Hint* 'on  Ftiquette.    ���������;.'.:, ' 7'.-  , * When there are women at dinner, these -  few.suggestions wilk.indicate the proper  'attitude -of a man'under, such.circumstan-^  ��������� -      -- * *       , \ - - <���������  .     ,  ���������������������������pes ��������� ��������� ' , ���������  *y When' he enters ' the * room, ��������� he should ,-,  greet first the hostess, then the..host,-.al- .  lowing his,wife or sis-ter^who may accompany him to precede hiriiMi. this. When  the meal islannounced,^-tlie-liost and hostess ..give the signal, for leaving the room,'  and ,the man offers his left arm(. to the '  woman he has been asked to take in:. In  leaving the room the mah passes out first,  and the woman follows, still holding his  arm. At'the entrance to the dining room  the woman di;ops ,his arm, and the man  passes in, waiting at oiie side until tbe  woman passes to, her. place, which may  be indicated by the hostess or by a small  card bearing the guest's name. The men  assist in seating.the women before taking  their own places. '       /  '- VI  i -v,  (I  V . / I I  PS  THE"CUMBERLAND NEWS  , CUMBEI-tLAKD. B.C.  0  b  *.*/���������  T'J  Did   He   Understandr  A well  known Edinburgh professor  * -often became so interested in his subject that* when tbe noon bell rang he  -seemed quite, oblivious of the fact and  Ueptthe class for several minutes. Certain   restless, spirits   among   tbe'students  decided   to   give, him   a   gentle  ' bint, so they  bought an alarm clopk.  London.Tit-Bits tells the result.    ,    ,  The clock, set to' alarm at precisely  12 o'clock, was placed on,tbe professor's desk. As was anticipated, he began his'lecture without observing'the  ���������clock. ' But when the noon hour struck  the alarm went off with a startling  crash.        '       -    ' '    *  '.      .  Even those not In the secret appreciated the joke.    There was a round of  -applause. pl The    professor    smilingly  waited   until   the  alarm   and  the applause ceased and then .said:     '. \  "Young .gentlemen."--1; thank'you for  'this gift.'  I bad forgotten it was'my  ,' 'birthday. "An alarm clock^s something  'my; wife has'-beeded foV our servant for  ���������a long time.   It:is a very kind remem-'"  branee on'your part."    Then he went  ���������on with the demonstration which bad  fteen Interrupted by the alarm, and the  students' were -never quite able to'satisfy themselves whether the professor  understood tbe joke or not.       *      L    "  TO WEAR WOMEN  EVERYWHERE,  >  MJ.S.      MAXWELL. '   TELLS      HOW  MUCH PAIN AND S QFFERJ./G-  MAY BE REMEDIED;  A Very Interesting Statement by an  Elora Lady���������She Has Found a  Panacea ' for all Female' Weakness and Wants Every W orn.i'n, in  Canada to Know of it.  TAKE NOTICE.  testi-  inter-  We publish simple" straight  _nonials, not ���������-press ~ "agent's ���������  views,''from well known people.  '  ,Fron.' all over America they testify  to. the merits,, of     MINARD'S    LINI-  : MENT,   the best  of Household RemeV  ���������dies.c s  .     % CQ. C. RICHARDS & Co  If e\c.;-yorie knows that you ar,e a  ���������chronic * kicker it is not wise to" complain about having stubbed your toe.  } ��������� ��������� '   , -How's ''Fhis?. -"-.-;--  * *       ' . - ii  < '-We offer Ono Hundred Dollars Reward 'or  an** casa c.i Cata_r_. fc_.aj cannot L������ cured by  ' Hall'd Catarrh Cure.  '. , -      F. J. CI_]__.E1T,& CO.,' Props., Toledo, O.  '.   Wo, tho��������� -uadersi.nod .havo '1-no.n *F    J.  v Cheney-i'or-'the last 13 yoars: and bolie.ve him  po.leatly honorable in all business transactions,  and financially able to c*:r_y"oaE any obligation  mc>do by their firm..  West- <&T:._-A_, Wholesale D-.ig-qi*-,'s,. Toledo,  O.   Wat.d;ng, Essnaj. & AL-Yiivii.. vVWasale  \ _Dnv_r'.ti������, Toledo^O  :_'    Hall's Gatorr.. (j*ai*8 i3 taken intoraally, aofc-  ,,!__��������� dn'ccily^apcn tho blood and raucous sin-races j  of the Fysiem.   f_ico IZc  pt-r bet-Jo.   Sold by  all drn/j/f <*_; .. Testimonials, t-oe  Elora, Ont/, Jan. 13.���������(Special)���������  Mrs. Maxwell of this place has written for publication a very strong letter ir which she claims' that J.bd'1 s  Kidney Pills haye cured her ot J-V-  male* Weakness, after sho had tried :,l-  most everything, else. ���������  This good, lady, according- to ,h.r  statement, suffered for a long- time  wj-rh kidney,, trouble, enduring the,  greatest pain, -with a" dizziness ami,  headaches that made her' very ill.  She -was passing through what is always a critical period in ever-y -woman's life, and her troubles were  considerably increased by this. Indeed/her life was for_a time in great  danger.  She says she used, Dodd's Kidney  Pills -with the most remarkable' results, being almost instantly relieved and in.-a very short time,- completely .restored to good chealth.  She is very'grateful, and in her let-  tor ,she says : "I cannot find -words  to express my gratitude to God for  my marvellous cure. Dodd's Kidney-  Pills aro the greatest medicine in tlie  world, especially for those of my  age. r j       .       *'  "I could scarcely .'move hand or  fooci I was 'so ' dizzy, ' and voilent  pains would shoot through xny whole  system,* but now, thanks to r_Dodd's  Kidney Pills I feel well and smart."  This case and its euro has created  quite a sensation and Mrs. Maxwell's  full and .frank, statement of** the matter, has been the subject of a great,  deal  of comment.   ,        " (  *���������   Dodd's Kidney Pills scorn,*to be an  infallible cure for'Diseases of Women  as well'as" for Rheumatism. Diabetes  Brigbt's" Disease-and all Kidney disorders.   ' " - ."  A   Golf  Story.  A well known ' Scotch "meenister"  took up golf and despite great practice  could not succeed in passing the lyro  sta.  His   simple   exclamations   of  "Tut." tut!"   "Oh.   dear,   now!"   "Well,  / well!" * and   the   like   were   plain   evidences of a p.rturbecl spirit.  One day. when .the perspiration flowed freely from his lofty brow'and his  honest coiinl:eiiauce .--.lion, with a luster and radiance which, alas, were not  duo to calmness of soul, but rather the  heat of the sun and his laborious ef-  f-r-ris to move the .obstinate gutta  percha from its station on lhe tee. he  was tempted to indulge in strong'Ian-  gunge. "Dear. dear, but I'll have to.  'gie/it up! FiJ h.i.o to gie it up!" he  said at last, with a despairing look at  tbe ball.  "Give up the game. IUivD.!" exclaimed his friend, who had* been a witness  of his attempts.  "Na. ua���������the "iii.'-'nistry!" answered  tbe other, with a si;.*-h. '_  ,    Two   Grave   Qnoittions,    <_  "Why have yon ceased attending services at the Dlue Light church V" we asked  Mr.    Erasmus 'Snow-flake, 'the   eminent  White wash impressionist.  "W-'y. hit des dis way." he responded.  "De pahson he loo loin;,.-winded, eu de  ohgan hit loo sho't winded."���������Baltimore  American.     *    ,   Tritilcrtoin   Steak.  First, FJoHider��������� Do y*u hear that noise  dowrf in the kitchen': Beating eggs.-. I  guess. #  Second Ditto���������Beating beefsteak.*���������Bo***  ton Transcriot. ','-���������', ',  It's, Really Remarkable  how little some people know about the tone grial-  ity of a piano, and yet it is tone quality and durability of same that make piano value.  In the '  WILLIAMS  upright you get a quality and volume of tono that'  are not duplicated elsewhere except in the concert  , errand.      **,  The cost need not worry you.  Wa make terms to suit. "'  We handle all makes of orcrans a"d usually have  a number of good orcrai?-: "���������nd pianos, slightly vised,  for sale cheap. '  Forrester & Hatcher,  Y. M. C. A. BLOCK, 'L -  WINNIPEG.  Page Meta! Ornamental Feace. ^������tt������fg  4 ornamental, very showy and surprisingly cheap.    14 is just what  is wanted for door yards, division fences in town lots, grave  ^M^nr^JtaClng ��������� cto.  PER RUNNING FOOT.  i-j- ��������� JuGfc think of it.   Lot us send you full .articulars.    We also  |_ make farm fence, poultry netting, nails and staples.        '  ���������3 The Pago Wire Fence Co., Limited. V/alkervIlIe,' Ont.    8  ROSS &, ROSS,  Ceneral Agents, Box 633, Winnipeg-, Man.  TEETHIKG  BxUBllDS.  a&OS aml6  4^i>^ii^������M/  *<**���������**  Ti ying - Time   For' * Mothers When  ���������Great Care and Watchlulness  is Necessary.   t  WASTE OF POSTAGE/  Tliere <;V5 _s  No  Jfeccsaity   For  Pnt-  / ,4  ting-  on  So  3In.ay 'St*tm_)*i,  o- The lawyers were discussing the merits  J-IaiT-i i'-irniiy Piiis arc tho bo=  It shows an abiding faith in mankind Avhen someone advertises for 'a  lost umbrella. '  , A DDTCEE PILL���������Many persons suffer ex-  crntiatin'T agony aitsr partakfag of a hearty  uiiinor. Tho food partaken of is like a ball of  load npon the stomach, and instead of being a  healthy nu'.iimcnfc it becomes a poison to the  sjSEOin, Dr. Paimclec's Vegetable Pills aro  wonderrnl correctives of such troubles. Thoy  corx-ct acirti.y, open.sec-rctions and convert tho  1 ood parL.ilcen of into hoalchy nutriment. They  are just, tho medicine-, to take it troubled with  iudigestiou or dyspepsid.  An  infant prodigy  lool at 40.  at 4. may be   a  Sf  IZQEONTTOOTH powder 2oc  r JTany  a     -u-cll  bred  girl    discover,  that her first cake is dough.  Toll th. Deaf.���������Mr. -T. F. Kellcclc, drnggist,  Peri,h. writes : "A customer of mino having  boon cured of deafness By the ibo of Dr.  Thomas' Ecloctric Oil, wrote to Ireland, tclhn/r  hii friends thero of rhe cure. In consequenco I  3 oceived an order to send half a dozen by express co Wesford, Ireland, this week.-'  1 and, demerits .of. a well known member  o-'the New .Orleans bar, who had been  gathered to his fathers, and one of th<_  party recalled the time when.he studied  in the old man's oflice. _.  'We had a cops'ing cl^rk whose inefh-  cioncy continually worked the judge up  to the point of explosion. One day'a  wire basket fell off the top of his desk  and scratched his cheek. Not .havintj  any courlplaster, he slapped on three  postage -stamps and went on with his  work.  A little later he hed some papers to  take to the United States court, and, forgetting all about the stamps, he put on  his hat and went'out. ' ���������  As he entered tho oflice the judge raised his head and iix-cd him with an astonished stare. The clerk stopped and looked frightened and finally asked:  "Anything���������or���������wrong,  sir?"  "Yes, sir!" thundered the old gentleman. '"You are carrying too much, postage for second class matter."���������New Orleans Times-Democrat.  \or,to  il^sfcreet continues to be the  winter  watering  place.  fa-  MARD'S LIKiMT .Relieves Nc_r_l__a_  When  not  the  bran   to  ..ou grind your corn, fti-\c  /lour to the devil and the  God ���������Italian proverb.  ^r*BSMn.������.sg_-iumiu ifii uu ��������� j_. i___���������_,,__i_um-ia'  r���������  R_a-w,W  -AND  VKT W"  x___i;  ca-use the Colds that catise  Pn&iiitxdmia, and Coiis-tfmp-  tiOii* ' 40,0 ������4* <!, ������o  His  V/nnis  Were  Few.  Tramp���������Please, mum, would you be so  kind as to let me have a needle and  thread?  Mrs. Suburb���������Well, y-e-s, I can let  you have that.  Tramp���������Thankee, mum. Now, you'd  obli'j-e me very much if you'll let me have  a bit of-.cloth for a patch.  Mrs. Suburb���������Well, here is some.  Tramp���������Thankee, mum. but it's a dif'  fere nt color from my I ravelin' suit. Perhaps, muni, you could spate nie some  of your husband's old clothes that this  patch will match.  Mrs. Suburb���������Well, I declare! I'll give  you an old suit, however.    Here it i5--.  Tra___---Thnnkee. mum. 1 see it's a  little large, mum. hut if you'll kindly furnish me with a .square meal mebhy 1 can  nil it out. -  ' There    is  scarcely, any    period    in  baby's   early   life    requiring greater  wa.tchlulne___/,\*n'   the  part'  of    the  ruoUiOr than when' baby' is teething.  Almost, in\ar'iably������the"litUe one sillier., much pain/ is'cross," "restless day  and   night,    requiring so.   much care  that tho mother is worn out looking  alter it.( -_ But   there   are other'real  daug-ers frequently accompanying, this  period that threatens   baby's lite   itself.,    Among these are diarrhoea,indigestion,      colic, 'constipation , and  convulsions.      The , .prudent  mother  will J anticipate , and "pre\ ent4-- these  troubles  hy^ 'keeping   baby's  stomach,  and bowels in a natural and healthy-  condition by .the use of Baby's Own  Tablets,  a medicine'_readily.-1 taken by  all children ..and wliich, * dissolved, in  water;  ,raa_   be -given    with perfect  "salei.y'to-even a new-born infant. In'  every home  jwhere' these tablets are  used hairy is bright "and healthy and  the mother has rehl comfort with it,'  and   does   'not   hesitate to   tell her  neighbors.        Mrs.     C.    J.     Dclaney,  Biockvillo," sa3_ :    '"I haye been giving    my   fifteen-months'     old     baby  Baby's 'Own Tablets whenever necessary-,    for    some months'past.      She  w_i_ teething and was cross,and restless.    Her  gums   v*-ere   hard   and inflamed.      Alter  using  the tablets she  grew-quiet,   the'inflammation  of  the  gums -was.reduced and her teeth did  not seem to bother her any more. An  improvement m baby's condition was  noticeable    almost  at   once,    and    I  think there is no better medicine for  teething  babies."   Bab\'s   Own Tabids  can be procured from  druggists  or will be sent post paid at 25 cents  a  bo-*,    by  addressing-     the    Dr.  Williams  Medicine Co , Brockville,   Ont.  A  GUAltAXTJIE��������� 'I hereby  certify  that 1 have made a careful chemical  anaiysib     of    Baby's     Own Tablets,  whii.li I personally purchases     in    a  drug store in Montreal. .My analysis  has proved that the Tablets contain  absolutely   no      opiate   or   narcotic ,  that  they  can  be  given with  perfect  safety to the youngest infant ; ���������  that  they arc a safe and efficient medicine  for  the  troubles   they  are     indicated  to relieve and ^cure."  (Signed)  MILTON L,. HERSBY. M A.Sc,  Provincial   .Analyst  for   Quebec.  Montreal,  Bee.   ].'{.  _ 003 .  f  ! >  ,������  ���������v.  Crows- devour the eyes of the dead,  when, the dead havo no "longer need  of them.' But flatterers'"destroy the  souls of the living" and blind 'their  eyes.���������Epictetus. -   '  MINAED'S LINIMENT for Sale E7eryw_ere.  Unlesf  a man* settles   (down he-is  seldom in a position to settle up. >  , Mrs. Celeste Coon,".Syracuse, N"  Y.. writes:  "For yeais I could not eat many kinds of food-  v/ithout producing- a burning*, excrutiatini*? pan.  inniy stomach.   Ttook Parmelee's according t  directions under the head of 'Dyspepsia1 or In  digestion '   One ,bos entirely cured me.   I cat  now eat anything-1 choose, without; distressin*  me in the least."   These pills do not cause pail  or griping-, and should be used when a cathartic  is le quired.    . t ���������"���������-*���������  lend  view  llloway������������������������������������&. Cliampiori  BANKERS AND BROKERS  c WINNIPEG. "  Write to us for prices of SCRIP.     .  Get our List of''Lands.  Stocks and Bonds Bought"and Sold.  - Wo can rorn__ 'tho exact amount of  Scrip for cny payment o_' Dominion  Lands. , 'Do not pay cash.'   -.'.  Bi.siance *of manner does not  enchantment to a young- man's  of  a pretty girl. ' *'1:  HMD'S' l_WMENT'CiLra Dairnf,  so  s  abje to  givo  today that thou shalt   be  give' tomorrow.���������Danish pro-  MEN'AND WOMEN-  "$12 00 A WEEK.  BONA FIDE SALARY  . The unrighteous penny '��������� corrupts  the righteous pound���������German proverb.  , *   ������  -    Crnel  Ulan.  She���������No, I feel that it is impossible for  me ever to be loved.  He���������Oh, no, it is not!  She (expectantly)���������Isn't it?  He���������No. Don't you see the.cat rubbing  against your skirt? That's a sign of affection.���������Chicago News.  Life i*-:  not,the living-, merelj',  Till  the spectre points the gra\e;  But the  fostering sincerely1,  Of the talent nature ga\e.  -"-Alibi ey  Lanston.  tilorrs:  lf;8bw  ire:  the  %_^i ^4  mptjon.  iC*1* *<  '���������*&���������?��������� w  the  cui'cs Use coidp heals  iwng'3 and makes you well.  S MIL 0 Ji cures Consumption  ���������:. and all hung and Throat  Troubles ? and Cottgfhs and  Colds in a day. Positivcly  gtJai'anteed*   25 cents.   ������   ���������  Write to S. C. Weus & Co., Toronto,  Can., for a free trial bottle. ���������  Karl's Clcvsr Root Tea Cures Headache  Tennywon  Dlrt-i't   Co.  A poetical traveler, stopping at a Georgia inn. dismounted fro in his borse and  cal'ed. to the lanivlord. who was lounging  on the veranda:  "Wrinkled 'ostler, prim and thin,  Here is'custom come your way.  Take my brine a^d lead lrim i.i;  Stuff his ribs with ijiokiy hay!"  "Ef you say that ag'in," .aid the landlord, "I'll laimn *you 'side the head with  this hickory. Thar's a negro here to  look after tlie horses."'  .  "My. good man.", explained the traveler. 'VI meant no offense. J was only quoting Tennyson to you."   '��������� .  "Hang Tennyson!" exclaimed tlie landlord. "An' toil him I said so. Neither  him nor you kin make a stable boy of  me I"���������Atlanta  Constitution.  You    can't    convince     a   dyspeptic  that to  be good is  to be happj'..  Her   Comment. '  "I never gossip," said the woman with  the uncompromising eyes.    "I never say  anything about anybody unless I am sure  it can be shown to be true."  "Dear me," murmured Miss Cayenne,  "how   utterly    relentless!"���������Washington  Star.    "Sot  Properly  Impressed.  "George Washington," said the father  impressively, "couldn't tell a lie."  "He couldn't," returned the boy scornfully. "Huh! R-? didn't have much of  ���������in imasrination. did &������*7"���������C.b'wacrr, ,o.-.o*  Thero are cases of consumption so far advanced that .Sickle'-* Anti-CoDsumpcive Syrup  will not euro ; but nono so bad that it will noc  give relief. For coug-hs, cold., and all affections of the throat, lungs, and chest, it is a  specific which has never been known to fail.  It promotes a freo and easy expectoration,  ther by rctnovin_r the phlegm,' and gives tho  diseased pares a chance to heal. .  The  seems  last.  great   trouble  with  first ���������  to be that    it is   seldom  love  the  In washing- woollens and flannels, tho soft  soap made from Lover's Dry Soap (.a powder),  will be found very satisfactory.  There are men*who can take one  glass and stop���������provided you treat  first. i  If 3 ou are fixed for  ance companies will  death  life the insur-  'fix     you   for  Every  day  thy history.-  in thy life is  a  -Arabic proverb.  leaf in  One ounce of Sunlight Soap is worth more than  Tv/o ounces of impure soap.  E__P__NSE  Ask for fcha   Octagon Bar.      If   your    grocer cannot   supply,   wiito to  \I_VEB  BROTHERS,  LIMITED,  Toronto,  sending   hi3  name and addres3,  and   a   trial   sample   of   S__ig_t  Soap    will   bo sent you   f.oo  of cost,  f*.1,.. i~-  IIim   Who   W.aitii.  -   "All things  come  to liitn   who waits,  you know," he said, yawning.  "Yes," she replied, "but they don't always break iu and wake him up."���������Chicago Record-Herald.  T'.viec  Ttvo.  "Do you really think 'two heads aro  better than one'.' "  "Give it up. But I know we wouldn't  amount to much without foreheads."-���������  Philadelphia Press.  UrOO<  T  T<  ���������a���������^  Feetti  ������_y������&_'3S.____*a��������� ' ������ .������������ **    '  ^_.'o_o_iG?.f_'������ TopCSt PowjJs?  S5c  Sia*c������  iUl^toTes or by nisil for the price     Sample fo: the pr-'tiMe* ."-le  __S_V^*$_*e  THOSE m*  BATTERED   FACES  And lot ns supply yon with  u clean cut,moderii lot that  will brishtentip your prices  and pleaso your readers  and advertisers. Writo;us  for Gstimatcr on anythin.  iu printer's material.   : : :  TORONTO TYPE  FOUNDRY. CO'Y  175 MeDsrmofc Avo., Winnipeer.  ���������*IH-iri r-nw*L-*JH_WMr\* _Jr_w  ��������� -,,,_..  ���������Al  />"l  to   represent, us-^' appointing . agents. -   ',  '   Some to travel; otn-,  cvs for local work.   J ���������'        Rapid   promotion  and increase- of "sal-'  aiy.  Ideal employment,,-aew brilliant lines:"  best plans; old established.House.    ,   ,.."'*  'BrocUeu-Garrelstm Co., Ltd., lirantford, 'Ont. ���������  Many a young man leaves 'the farin  because there is no place like^ liome.  v  :p-  W. N.  U. No. 361. V.  E5:5 U ED    E V ER. Y.    VV E D N ES DAY.  Subscription', $2 a, year, in advance.  TO. B. Hn&erson. Bbitor.  SST Advertisers who -want their ad  l-tang-ed, skould get copy in, by  9 a', hi. day before issuo  Subscribers    failing   ,t������    leceive     Thk  Ukws regularly will oonfer a favcrr by   notifying tho  ������*h_ce. ,  Job Work Strictly C. O.'D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.    *  I'.*1  k  r*  ������  it  ������'  Ify*  I.   ,  l  111.  |t-\  1   '.  W'- - *  ,i\     '- -1  im -- us-, .<  **-���������.,   . *.  -*���������   *       r- .-  |)     '.:  ���������t\  *; i  .3  s  s  si  Jr..  I  I if;  _I*V  >]'  II  I!  ���������,.  :T_t  '.'.-.!  The Legislature.  /'Col. Prior has taken his seat as  " . Minister of Mines; his entry into  the House was marked by loud  cheering from the Government  benches and the galleries which  we're crowded with spectators. A  demand from the leader of the op-  - position for the production of all  telegrams or other communications  relating-to1 any alterations in the  ,   draft agreement with the Canadian  1     . ,-o ".-, *���������    -���������>*.-..-        \'  Northern   Railway Company,   was  ruled out of order.'' The debate on  ' - ������������������."-..-, -      _    . ��������� -  the"speech  from' the  Throne was  7\ then resumed by Mr Hunter (Cari-  . ���������_'   . *���������      ' ' \ ���������       "  *��������� -bob),  who-handled "the opposition  ' ,'._,���������>* - * - >  members in his usual able and sar-,  castib-manner:     The captious and  Karrul6us''member for Rossland (-Mr  .      ,-.   '��������� :f& i. ...  t -. .  " *  .    Curtis) that'^".there was no provis-  '   ion in thea-greemeritfor the protection*' of^ the''working -man."     He  blamed the Govern men t-for having  ' prevented'the building of the Coast  . Ko'ote.nay railway.   Mr Curtis clos-  ed his address by moving a set'of ���������  .  resolutions stating 'that  "the'proposed contract signed by the Canada Northern  Railway Co.. is  not'  satisfactory" and that "the build-  ,.r;.       *,- ��������� ,.-.*-  *  ing of the Coast-Kooteriay Railway  y as a government work bf'u compe-  titive.line should be arranged for,  and the work of construction   if  at  all possible will be begun during  the coming summer."     After some  noisy wrangling, the motion for the  adjournment   of   the   debate   was  carried.    On  Thursday the debate  on the address was continued  and  again adjourned to give the Speaker  time to   give" his   ruling   on ' an  amendment proposed by Mr Curtis.  The Oriental Immigration Question  was then brought before the House  in a set of resolutions proposed by  Mr Helmcken. requesting His Honor, the Lieut.-Governor to communicate With the Premier of Canada,  asking '������������������O.im   to   bring   before   the  proposed   Conference   of   Colonial  Premiers in the City of London, the  question of the admission into Canada of the citizens of  the Empires  of Japan   and  China,   and  to use  their influence to cause the Imperial Government, to take such  steps  with ��������� the   Governments   of   China  and Japan as will enable the quos  tion to be governed in such manner  as will best accomplish this object.  The-resolution  met With the support of the House.    The debate was  adjourned  on   motion   of  Mr Mc-  Innes,   who"   wished    to   offer , an  amendment which'would place'the  case of the Province in the strongest  possible light.      On Thursday Col.  Prior, Minister of  Mines, made an  explanation with regard to  a  personal attack  made on   him in  the  Victoria Times with regard to the  reservation of seats in the ladies'  gallery, which was satisfactory explained. The debate on the address was -then continued. Mr  Hawthornthwaite said the policy  outlined in the speech was  admir-  Dear-Mrs   B- , in reply to your inquiry as to which is'the best tea to use,.I  would say that in in'y opinion it rests between the Blue Ribbon and ,,Monsoon  Packet Te���������s. If you like rich, strong tea, then Blue Ribbon is undoubtedly the  best, but should your taste be fer a delicate and 'very flavory tea 1 would"advise  you to call on C. J. MOORE for a packet of Monsoon. Personally, I drink Blue  Ribbon in ihe morning and Monsoon at 5 o'clock', but then, you know, I am a  perfect crank about tea. ,  ,& Yours truly, , '  SARAH GRUNDY.  able in many respects, and he  would assist the Government in  adopting those measures which"  seemed to him to meet the requirements of the country. .If a Liberal  railway policy was brought down,  including'' Vancouver Island, it  would" receive his support. Mr  rotables, (Atlin) was glad to see the  hopeful reference toi the mining in-  . industry in the. speechr from .the  Throne.  ���������. He said the mining laws  ii <  of B.C. were 'in advance of those of  many other countries. .lie had been  elected to .support certain principles  and had done so consistently.    He  ' considered the appointment of Hon.  Mr  Turner," as  a most important  o'ne; and   he  had   no   doubt   the'  ,Agent General' would clo good work  in London,' which was the  proper  plt-ce  to. secure' immigration   and  capital for our industries.    Mr Gi\-  "mour, (Vancouver City)  congratu- .  lated the Province that it was.to be  represented at the Royal coronation  by Hon.,Jas. Dunsmuir. *, He hoped  the  Railway"' Bill,   when   brought  down,   would  prove   acceptable to  every member of the House" andu to  the country at large.     So* long-'as  the   Government    brought'   down.-  good legislation he would support  them, and he felt more confidence  in   the   Government   doing   ri^ht  than in the opposition.  1  Kerr and Transfer in on Sunday,  the former for a cargo of ,coal and r  the latter for a cargo of coke.   ��������� ,  ,_In; the .Magistrates'   Court   on  Wednesday A. Campbell was fined ;  $50.bo * and "cos.3, for    supplying *  liquor,'to Indians. " -   *  The ' Dominion Government  dredge,, " Mild Lurk',"' and scows,  and also'tlie s.s. Princess, are at  present engaged deepening the  water in the neighbourhood of. the  Union Bay wharves. ' The dredge  'was* sent, here in answer to a petition forwarded to,* Ralph Smith,  M.P., by the;residents,of Cumber  land and Union Bay about six  weeks ago, and 'much satisfaction is  expressed at the very prompt action  taken by Mr Smith in the matter.  CAMPBELLS"'    >BAKERY:-|  SIBUNSD  FOR      GOOD      FRIDAY.  ���������Please send in your Ouders'Early.  -I  Dunsmuir: Avenue,  Cumberland,  Qe___  l  /  ./  \    -  Sl  satuidjy. ' The Transfer was iu for  . ���������  ;oal. on-Saturday morning.    . .  ge5_5������g@g^.gSgg-?������e^___g<? -s������?r^j  WHARF    NOTES.  >s_s__^__ ___agg������������������3_s__;  - Owing to the following notes arriving too late they were omitted  from last week's issue���������  S.S, Otter loaded a cargo of coal  for Vancouver on Friday.  S.S. Wellington sailed Friday  night for San Francisco with a  cargo of coal.  S.S. Wyefield arrived Friday and  will load  a cargo of coal for Port  "Los Angele".  S.S.   Tepic and  scows loaded a  cargo of  coal and  coke  for Van  couver on Saturday.  Barge J. C, Potter, in tow of the  s.s. Pilot, sailed Thursday morning  for Douglas Island with a cargo of  coal.  S.S.  Czar   brought   the   Robert  S.S. -Selkirk was in.on Sunday  for a cargo of coal for-Vancouver.'  ��������� S.S. Vulcan_took bunker.coal ons  S  coal.on Saturday  S S. Wyefield completed hercargo^  of coalrfor'Port Los  Angeles  and  sailed Tuebday at noon. - '    -' '    -  "' S.S. Dauntless^ took bunker coal  Thurfcday eh route-.q'the .Northern  L.ggirig camps'for "a-boom of lugs.  S.S. Otier loaded cargo of coal for  Victoria on Wednu_day ; also',"'s.s.  Tepic and' scows ''loaded for Vancouver. '   '  * ' '  The D. G. s.s. Quadra, Captain  Walbran, called in for bunker coal  vapn Fiiday,    She was bouud for the  light house at Lawyer Islands with  .supplies.    Capt. Gaudni, agent of  the Marine and^. Fisheries Depart--  mont, was on board going on a tour  of in spec 1 ion of th.e_iighi-hou._e in  Northern B.C. waters.  Garden Tools,.   -; - ���������-'.  '    Field Tools,v        ;-     ; ;*;!  Brass, Syringes,    ���������    ���������  Spray Pumps,  '���������' -Flower .Pots: *--' - ,: - ^  . Hanoirior 'Baskets.  *������������������ * o        &     . . < ..*  ���������'.'-' ' '.'" ' "'���������   &c.  '  V  _.     I  -I   . -1 -  A]  -X:  Dnnsmmr. i������8toe,  /���������.  /GM.erland, B.O..  jL  ^^^^^_^������^p^v  Me of Work -and Concert  In the CUMBERLAND HALL,  TO-DAY (Wednesday), March 26th..  JTjHEj LADIES' AID of the Methodist  J, Church will have a Large Assortmeut  of Useful and Fancy Articles for Sale  Sale at 2p.m.;   Concert at 8 p.m.  ADMISSION (to Concert) 25c.  NOTICE.  ENGINEERS, Fimmen, Machinists and  Electricians send for 40 page Pamphlet  containing Question's asked by Examining  Board of Engineers to obtain Engineers  License.���������Address, Geo. A. Zk.,i.,ir, Publisher, 18 S. 4th St., St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A.  To Haye Something Swei  Take a  Dry. Sponge  and  pour  on  it,, a  bucket  of water  It will  swell  every time sure.      ....      ���������.      ....  BUT we are Hot selling sponges, our line is  ���������".���������������������������  SWELL     BUGGIES  -*-���������������-.  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Li-ad of Open and Top Buggies  with Steel and Piiubber Tires. - Expresses of all kinds with Platform, "Half-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-uose Springs. Brickboards, Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all of the most Up-to-Date Patterns and Fiuish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers and ourselves.      ......     ..���������._:'.'   ..       MillO 8T1AI 0ARRIAB1  fORlS,  FOR   THAT COUGH,   TRY        ;  WJNTER'S-"--'"'';.',.1- ;.-������������������'-- . "> ,-i  .. . ' .' * INSTANT-' "������������������"' ���������'-' ''. \/." :fl  .   .' '..:iCOU'C'H-CU'RE,"'.'|  '. y,   /       **'     r IT'S  A  GOOD  ONE, AND   RELIABLE ' ^M  FOR     CHILDREN      AND   .   ADULTS. ^ M>  ' '   ���������' %   '       '   ' '     '  '      -    '"      '  ' ^ -'   ' ' ' J         '^f  )      We ' are'selling   our  TOILET SOAPS  at   Cost  to" make     6  .room.'- -     Finest   GLYCERINE  and   CASTILE  'SOAPS  ' M  1      Away Down. '     / ' ' ' w  ) .   . _ ', . ^ ,    ..-   .       ^  ��������� /STORE OPEN. Sundays from 9 a.m. to id a.m.,- . ffll  s       " * and'from:5 p.m. to 6 p.m. ������������������*" })77L  )   Dunsmuir Ave., ,.   Cumberland,.B.C.   fe  GREAT  WEST  LIFE.  THE reason why the Great West  Life Assurance Co. has more  business in force than any other Company ever had at the same age, is their  promptness in Paying Claims, and the  Liberal Contract given, fiee from all  annoying restrictions.  Any  information   asked   for   will   be  promptly and cheerfully given.  A. ANDERSON,  -.General Agent, ,  Dra-wer, 5. Nanaimo,-B.c;  _-M_������������y.<nrpnwiuut-  Hand Made Single  'jf cr  S15, $20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  Factory Harness $10. $12& $18  ^.-^"Repairing Neatly Done (,  while vou wait.  8-12-'02  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  WILL AR IX  -sll-  * MORTGAGE SALE BY TENDER  OF PROPERTY in the TOWN-  \ 'SITE OF CUMBERLAND,  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  N DER and by Virtue of th������ Power of  Sale contained in a certain Mortgage, dated the 18th day of July, 1896,  between Charles ^rancis Whitney and  The Canadian Mutual Loan and Investment Company, there will be offered for  Sale by tender to be opened on April  10th, 1902, the following property, namely:���������Lot Six in Block Six in the Town-  site of Cumberland, as shown on Map  522. AH tenders to be by telegram  or mailed in sealed envelopes addrebsed  to Macdonell, ; MacMaster & Geary,  No, 51 Yonge  Street, Toron.o  Tenders must be received at,, the '  above address on or before the 10th day  of April, 1902, when same will be opened. The property is situate on the. North'  side of Dunsmuir Avenue, and on the  same are said tb.be two Frame Buildings used as a Printing office and  Dwelling-house.  :.''������������������������������������'������������������   TERMS:���������    .  Ten per cent, of purchase price to" be  paid when the offer is accepted and the  balance within Thirty days thereafter.  The property will be sold subject to a reserved bid. :  For further particulars and conditions  of sale apply to MACDONELL, McMASTER  & Geary, 51 Yonge Street, Toronto,  3-5-'o2.  ���������  ���������    >:      -.";-.������������������  Advertise ia t_e lews.  " Y���������  y-  "*>...  .xM

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