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NINTH YEAR.
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CUMBERLAND,
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WEDNESDAY,
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MAY   15, 1901.
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TIMOTHY,      BED CLOVER,
: ENSILA GE SEED CORN.
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GREAT PROLIFIC SWEET ENSILAGE,   is   one  off t>e
,   ,. n.o-t extensively grown varieties   in   Canada,    as. a green
fodder-dry cured,''or   prepared as Ensilage.    On strong soil
,    will grow from 12 lo 16.feet high:      It  'will    increase   the
milk and .('ream. productions fully 10 per cent., as well as
..furnish cheap a'nd^cceptable.food.for the winter, also
.<* ,     ,^1   .,':?,-Y.       y Mammouth   White Dent.
'    ���   Prices quoted on'application-       y    ,    ,
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Nieli'b lies'. & -Rerioui vLd
,  \, 61 YATES STREET,', VICTORIA,, B;,C..
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HARDWARE,,.MILL AND   MINING   MACHINES j - ^
-AND FARMING. .AND ..DAIRYING   IMPLEMENT-1
OF ALL  KINDS.
'." -''n&vAgents'foi McCormick .Harvesting Machinery.      .      -:  -
JLv/.  ^   "'Write for prices,and particulars." 'P.'O. Drawer 5(>3.,"'
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WHARF NOTES.
Mr. Manson and family took a
trip to their farm,'about 40 miles
from hereon Cor-��z Island.      '   J
A dance and supper was given- at
the Nelson House last week, A
numberrof Den mau Island people
came over and als some from Cum-
berland, everyone^ reported a good
time. 4 '< i;
Mr. ^Hudson's, cottage is about
completed with the exception of another coat of paint.     ' , -        *
, Miss TillieMillerdiasbeen^spend-
ing a week with Mrs. Ray, v
Miss'E'inii'sJ'McDonald, our tele-
/ '1,7.
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,graph" opera tor,.'. ha* been' visiting
her, moth, r -in ��� Comox "[this la.-t
wt;ek.( , Tier ,sister, Miss Maggie
McDonald has b^enM-; the office in:
hor pui'-o.^ _,    ��� -     -' -      s-     ,t/
Ajirif Abi-fims was down spending
a"��e'(l with Mrs. -Camet on ''lately.
,l  The . gardens ^at - Union' Wha 1 f
arebfj.'ini ing to lo'>m up, "   '
Di-ring i;,e past week ' a,fbicyc'e
with odd Av hcelr-,'.from Cumberland,
hap been   almost   a daily   visitor.
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"/ri-e   Kvarven   left ,to-day with
;*>,000"toiv  of coal. V     "" ���'-:   a
The VV'ellh gton is Vxpef\t(-d abo 111
the 20th\'f   May!    She' has   be^n
wiLii u c*.r_r<> of cval to Skagway.    ��
publishers and dealers of books to
m.ike as many changes as possihle.
This we do not credit, but we real y 1
I
do think it is  high  time  that  the '
Minister of Education made a most
searching enquiry into^lhe  system
and endeavour to help  the  public
by stopping the needless   spending
of   hard  earned    cash  for "school
books,
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'.  TRINITY'  CHURCH. *
In, a letter to Mr. r Bate, one of
the. churchwardens, the Bishop c f
Columbia informs that gentleman,
that Archdeacon'/ Seriven will ar-
rive in Cumberland about the 23rd
inst. to ' reside   and   take ��� church
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duty., 0This will be welcome news
for the congregation for >the Archdeacon is a man most eminently
fitted for a placej and congregation
such as ours���fis he is indeed fovr
any--aud being most popular \Mlh
all with wnom iie lb thrown in coi -
A rune GRAPE CREAM OF TARTAR POWDCR.
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tesst,    iiis Cji.ui.ig    wi.i bu   a   mobi.
enviable advantage to ii".
CSSEAM
BAWNG
Highest Honors, World's Fair
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair
Avoid Baking: Powderi containing
alum.   They nre^injurioua to health
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LOCALS.
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Many  new    patterns   of ^
Fine Goods in            " |
CARPETS,    RUGS, |
ART SQUARES.                  . Jg-
LACE   CURTAINS, j��
MUSLIN    ART   DRAPING ^
MATERIALS. ^
Our   Superb   Catalogue,   S
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all priced, mailed free  on ap-   'A'
containing 1,000 Illustrations   ^~
lailed free  on ap-
p'ication.     It will   surely in
terest you
WEILER  BROS.,
COMPLETE FURNISHERS.
?<s��5S��g��5'%i ���&^x?^-yzig&^
VICTORIA, B.C.,
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A  HA.L,il "OF  WOE.
What    woke   me" from   niv   rirnt
--    .��Ti-ee{"sle' p,-v-V. ~1
VVlion -ire'd nature'sought relief,
"Sr.d"~*iifadev' n"iy -loveij:'. dreams_ so
b, lef ? ., '��� 4   1.
A pit;i on. '
Who 1 T uiriied w'cr for one more nap
Wh-. 1 nO-i t'ic roof went tap. tan, tap.
An i ::<adi- me think   on   the   door
Cw&f- a iapt?
Tnose pigeons.
At iionn day when 1 sought   a rest,
F.um    woik   and   cares - that  me
opprwsr.,
What loused me, that eternal pest,
The pigeon.
I rose at mirm of the sun,
And sv. z- (1 my ever trusty gun. -
And e.;.o. quite slowly,   one by one,
I*'"ur pigeons.
Sweet is r��-ve g^, 1 felt elate,
Tni told t, at at no distant date
I mu&t huervifcw the magistrate.
About those pigeons.
I always thought the world unjust,
But this is fate's mo��t cruel thrust,
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That there should  be   raised  such
a dust,
About those vretched pigeons.
FISH  STOJetY WO.   1.
Cr->��w,M90'l. , "  ,
Our friend ���Jr. ^  if fl   p^otty srood
f.-hcr'man      Wevknow h,e \?   b-/ the,
s ory which he gave us nnd   which
.we pive to'our te iders.    "There are'
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some hi.i fish   i.i .the   lnk<,"   paid-
J.-tck one day *<>a select ciicle���our
selves inc'uded, '.^h-i   were  busily
enti'iU" d   in
'holding
"up     Simon
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We have them from 25 ets, up to 65 cts.,
just arrived from the manufactory.
SCHOOL. BOOKS.
We give you   B A RGAIN S   every day,
our
;Is the one that tells the tale.
Don't Forget at
Again we are called ��n to buy
new books for our school children.
Barely six months ago .there were
some new fangled text books tobe
purchased and now we are- again
notified that certain histories,,geographies and other books are obsolete, and the prospect is that there
will be others in mid-summer.
Parents are. beginning to-ask themselves whether it would not be better to keep their children from the
public schools;, and. hire-a teacher
: themselves, for the tax for school
bjoks is becoming intolerable, and
some go so far as to hint that the
official who has the regulation of
tjiese matters is in league with tb.3
Leiser s co. ner.      One diva cn-wd
of u^ wp'-ft .eoing up  the lake,    we
! ad a .inc ouf'ttoiling'ts' we   wen*..
I was hohling the Hue. and jupt as
\vp \>ere-passing Paddy's mijet-lonr,
I f�� 1. a jerk that nearly   pulled n e
out of the h-aat.     L holiered   tor t e
buys to quit pnUing and beg.m   to
haul   >in.    The   boat   was    drawn
back steadily,  so  I   was   sure we
were fast to the''bottom'of the lake.
Pipsently, after a big   pull   on the
line,  and   when   we   wore   nearly
over the spot we were fouled on, the
line came free, and when   we drew
it up we found the en1 ire insides of
a big trout   hinging t">   the  hook.'
We "had pulled them  cle^n   out of
him but we could  not   budge   the
fish.'
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The case of  Mr.   Banks   against
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Mr. F. Nunns for pigeon killing
came up and was adjourned until
this evening.
The hogs running  at   large  arp
invading the northern   part of  the
town, there being a drove -of  them
seen several   times   lately  passing
up the  street  by the ��� cmrt  ho'\se.
It is to  be   hoped  that   they   will
find their way to the railway track
and be/ killed  so that  the  people
may  be freed    froml a    nuisance
which is becoming   intolerable.    If
not, steps will be taken to  set  the
law in motion-in,proper shape.    In
this connection, it   may be as well
to inform a certain ill advised person that there is also a law rgainst,
using abusive language on the public streets which may be inforced if
there is a,repetition of  certain language we'heard.* in connection  with
our remarks lately ,ih   this   paper
against the law being set at naught
by allowing hogs to run at large.
Grape nut'at Leiser's.      ,   ���
��� They keep Lipton's teaa,t Moores*
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P.ower pots ciieap���Magnet Store.1
0. Invitations ��re out  for ��    #���.
Thursday night.u'/"   L   '-
Base ball match Thursday everi-p '-
ing, Microbes vs. IVEugwamps,
Japanese  bamboo    ware  at the..'
Magnet.    Cheap and  ornamental.
���   Work is ]progressing ' rapidly on
Mr.   Leisei's,   building   linder^Mr,1
Auld's supervisi-n.    Ths, storo willA J
��� be.   when   completed;   one   of'^the'   *
fincsw in the' place.     " , .-.^
,     ConstabL Thompson   and^Mrs^
Triomp-on, went   below   last week1--
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upon receipt of the hews that Mr,, < '^;
Smith, Mr. ThompsonTs*sister. ;was *r
very ill.   -Sincettieh,-news has been-
uceived of her death.      , j   '  - 1-
>fp?prs. Marion & Marion,pj.ent��
���".���ittorneyi-^-Temjjle -Buildi.ng, Trf����� it-
���eal, jive noti e of paeofc No TO,��� *
911 oi a rock drill bv TL Biy- et,
Victoria. P.C., and of 70,940 auto-
mitictraiii pipe coupling, W, G��.
Trethewey, Vancouv.-r, B.C.
The   n<:mes   of   Union-Cumberland schools  pupils   who .successfully   passed   for   high." school at ^
Cou'tney    are:      Mahel    Abrams,
Win.   Ellis. Mabel    Grip-.-e,   Agnes' ���
Gleas >n,   Annie       Hunden,   Wm..
Harrison,    Edith   , Smith,     Jfssie-*
Walker.     . ,    L
Mr. Frank Dalby   has   fixed  ur>,r
his cottage on the Comox road with
a  neat   fence   and   well   arranged"
gard'-n.    The   coiner  is  thus   im.-
mensely   ^ em proved.     Looks    like-
Frank was making  plans  to catch
some pretty   bird by the   pains he-
is taking with the cag-3.
We underrtand that Mess/?, ufo-
ran   h-iv-1   arran^d    rna't-')-*   with
the custom authorities at Ottawa so-
that there i* now no impediment to
���"���iheir pr(JPp'��ding with   the work  of
raising the .Willamette.'-- It is   an��-
ticipatedshe   will  be   iioatcd in   a
week's lime, and  will most   prob-      '
nbly b�� a1>1e to proceed    to   S(---*ttl9:
��� under. 1v-t own rfteam..   The various
sensatiuaal    rumors     which   have
been   published  lately  in   variousi
newspapers about Mn-an's working'
on the wreck,  having   hei   floated,,
and  suggestions1 of   the firms  attempted piracy of the  ship, are alii
wind,..buncorney. and. Biddy Martin..
Mr. Moran says he would not haver
a chance to do anything of the sort-,
even  if  he   desired b��. injure   bis.
prospects and reputation   by  suo.h_
action...
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--* 11 I' "  -' (I  BE   PATIENTI  c-v*  \  V  V  Is-'  '.<  ii"  :K  I?  !;  The longest night lias its morning,  Its'evening: the weariest day;  The bluest or" skies will grow filmy  And merge into clouds of gTay;  The hot, burning drought will be broken  By showers of genUn rain  s  And the mists that the showers engender  Be dispersed by the bun again.  The warm winds tint driit from the south lanl  Will follow the icy blast  That sweeps over meadow and woodland  "When the Enowflalces fall thick and fast.'  On the meadows, now brown and barren,  The daibies again will nod,  ,And the ripe, golden wheat will be gleaming  Where the snowdrifts he ddep on.the sod.  The wnaricst lane has it's turning;  The dawn on the darkness waits.  Through death's potul, so dark and so lonely(  We enter the heatcnly gates.  Wrontr shall by right be supplanted,  And justice shall triumph yet,      '  And the flowers of freedom shall bourgeon  -   On the graves of our heroes blood wet.  The hearts that are aching with sorrow  u    Again shall rcjdico and be glad.  The smiles of contentment and pleasure r>  Illumine the face that is sad.    ,  Time heals every wound,' e'en the keenest, '  Grief fades like the mist away,    .  And peace floods the spirit once blighted  As the'sunlight makes radiant the day.  i.'r.xvoi. (.  So patience, oh, love, yet have patience,  Endure and be silent awhile!  The darkness you walk in will vanish.  And on you tlie blight sun will smile!  The night that sunounds.you is fleeting,  Though the light in the cast dawns not yet;  Be patient, oh, lo\e, .yet a little,  Be patient0and do not forget!  ���������E. 13. Smith in .Minneapolis Journal.  ���������^^^S^K^^^^^-r^-^^O  i  SIX YEARS LOST.  'I  A "Woman Who Did Not Know the  Strength of Her Love. ' '  L  ''What would wc live on, Max?*' laughed Sydney Vernon, glancing down at her  'elegant morning  dress,   with  the  pretty  slipper <. just   peeping   from,   beneath   its  , hem. t "It's all very well ,to eschew- the  '   practicabilities of life, but/they are some-  ' what necessary, for all that, >and I have  never seen any great evidence of econo-  my on- 3-our- part,  and  I  am  quite  sure  you.have not on mine."  ' Max Bayard tugged impatiently at his  mustache   as  the  girl   whom   a  moment  before he had asked to.be his wife thus  answered him. ' -  <  '   'He   had   known- her   long   enough   to  learn to love her with 'all the strength of  ,    his great  heart,  to worship  her  beauty,  to 'follow  her  constantly  with <his  eyes',  Y knowing but one wish, one hope, that she'  , might be' his.  And she fancied, not altogether wrong-  _ ly, that  his  loye  had  met some return.  _   Her eyes, had brightened at his" coming,  her voice 'had  loarned  to  welcome  him,  until lie felt he must end suspense  and  gain-some assurance; the more1 so that a  ���������   Mr.  Clayton  had  lately  come  upon   the  scene, a rich and childless widower, who  ' 'evidently   looked   with   favor   upon   the  belle  of  the  watering' place  aud   whom  her aunt, under whose care she was, if  not the young lady herself, looked  upon  with favor in return.  "I have never had an incentive to economy," Max said in answer. "I have  enough to .live on and feed my horses",  though my tailor's bill does trouble me  now and then, I confess; but, Sydney, I  will change all that, dear. I can't perhaps give you all the luxuries to which  you are accustomed, but you shall not  lack for comforts, that I promise you."  "We should be miserable, Max, miserable, both you and I," the girl answered  bitterly. "We have not either of us been  reared in a school of poverty. I would  cry for cake, while you could only give  me bread, and you for ale, while I could  give you only kisses. Come, be sensible,  and let us be good friends."  "Friends? Never!" he exclaimed. "I  am starving, and you throw me a stone.  Look into my eyes, Sydney, straight and  true, and say you do not love me, and I  will go away and trouble you no more."  The  long  lashes drooped   low  on   her  cheek.    "I cannot quite say that," she an-  ������wered, "but I will say more. I promised last night to become Mr. Clayton's  wife within six months."  Max Bayard's handsome face grew  white to the very lips. A look of deadly  auger, mingled with something like loathing, crept into it. Sydney shrank from it'  as from a blow.  "Don't, Max, don't!" she cried. "1  couldn't help it.    I am very sorry."  "You could not help it! You are very  sorry!" he repeated very slowly. "Coulil  not help what? Toying with me for your  amusement���������playing fast and loose with  your victim or selling yourself to the  highest bidder? Which? You are very  sorry for whom? For the man you >)d  on?"  With these words ho turned and left  her sitting on the sands, the ocean making its low moan at her feet.  "Oh, if it would come on and on and  swallow me up!" she wailed in echo. "I  love him, I love him! Max, you are  right;' the man I propose lo marry does  deserve the pity. But you���������oh, my love,  you might have spared me your hate! I  did it for the best���������I did it for the best."  ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� * ������ ������  Six years had passed���������six years fraught  indeed with change.  "If she had been but true to herself  and me," Max Bayard had thought when  but a few months after the event which  had driven 'him from his native land to  find forgetfulnessMu travel a letter had  been put into his hand which had followed him from port to port, announcing  that he had fallen heir to a fortune which  might have challenged Mr. Clayton's in  its magnitude.  "If only she had trusted me," he said  bitterly again and again in the lonely  hours of the night, despising himself that  he could not learn to hate her.  A year afterward he married. His wife  was very young and very lovely, but there  were depths in his nature that her hand  never stirred, and even as she lay witb  her head pillowed on his .breast another  haunting face would, come between and  mid the caressing murmur of her words  would sound the echo of the "might have  been."  But he loved her very dearly and  mourned her very truly when, one short  year after their marriage, he laid her  away in her grave and took up the burden of life again, with the added responsibility of the tiny infant daughter'1 she  Jhad left him.  ' * * *       i *        _*.        * *  "Wanted.���������A lady to superintend the  education of a little girl.   Apply between  the hours'of 4 and 0 at ."  ��������� It was in answer to this adverti=������"ient  that, six years after that memorable afternoon upon the beach, a lady ' stood  waiting in" the elegant drawing room of  the house to which she had been directed.  Her veil was down, and the room was-  half in shadow from the heavy curtains  which draped the window, but for all  that she started when a step crossed the  hall and 'a gentleman, his hair' slightly  tinged with gray, entered.    '  She'had sunk back on the sofa, and her  frame quivered with1 emotion. '  "You have come, madam, in answer to  my advertisement?" he asked-cautiously.  ���������'"No,   no!"  sue answered.    "There  are  reasons why it will now be impossible for  me to accept the situation offered." ���������  That.voice.' Had it ubt top long haunted him to be thus easily forgotten?  Would he not know it, even though it  sounded above his very grave?  "Sydney! you here?" he exclaimed.  "Ah, Mrs. Clayton���������pardon me; for the  moment I forgot."  Then she1- threw back her veil. ', Six  years'had made little change. It-was the  same beautiful ' face, but groVn very  pale, and the lovely mouth quivered as  she spoke. ,  "Believe me, I would not have intruded  - myself upon you had I dreamed it was  you who had inserted the advertisement.  I had not even hoard of your marriage."  - "My wife is dead," he answered. "But  stay," as she arose to go. "Tell me how  it happens that you are in necessity. Is  Mr. Clayton dead?"     ,  She shuddered.'  i    "You   mistake,"  she  said."' "I  did  not'  marry Mr. Clayton.   I am Sydney Vernon  still.",  *     ��������� ���������  "You,did not marry him?"  "No. It is a woman's privilege, you  know, to change her mind, but my aunt  was very angry and at her death she left  me nothing. Your 'advertisement attracted me. I thought I might learn to love a  little girl." J  "And you will not learn to love my little motherless child?" he asked. "Accept  this position, I beg of you, Miss Vernon.  It is only that you should see she is not  left" to the-mercy- of nurses and that she  has some refining care." '     e l  So it was at last decided, and Sydney  found the old emptiness of life fled since  her heart and hands were full.   -  She   rarely   saw ' the   master   of   the  house..    One day1 when she had entered  on some    errand into his study she had  seen hanging over his desk the fair, pic-r  tured face of Mabel's mother..     ' _c~  "How soon he learned to love again,"  she thought. ( "And- I���������I whom he so  cruelly condemned���������threw aside ambition and wealth for the idol I could never grasp."  But one evening Mabel stole to the  side of the lovely lady who had won all  her loyal little heart.  "Papa is ill," she said.    "Did you know  it,  Miss  Sydney?     Won't  you  go  nurse  him like you do me when me is ill ?"  i  "Certainly,   darling,   if  I   can  do  any-  -thing."  ,    And with trembling steps she descended the stairs and entered his room.  For hours she sat beside him, changing  the cooling bandages upon his brow and  fanning his fevered cheeks.  Mabel had como softly in for her good  night kiss; then he had fallen asleep,  and she had feared to stir, as she might  waken him.  "Sydney, why did you not marry Mr.  Clayton?"  Had he really spoken or��������� was it her  own thoughts which formed the question? No, he was awake now, his eyes  resting upon her.  "You have no right to ask me," she  said imperiously. "Let the dead past  bury its dead."  "No right perhaps���������that I admit, but  answer me all the same. For the sake  of all these starving years let me' know  the truth."  "Because I did not love him," she answered; then���������"because I fouftd myself  weaker than I knew."  "Oh, Sydney, if we had known���������if we  had known! My darling, was there another reason? Was it because you loved  me?"     --  In his voice there thrilled the truth.  In that moment she knew herself empress of his heart all these years, and  gliding from her chair until she fell back  on her knees by his side, with her beautiful head close pressed against his heart,  while his kisses rained upon her hair, she  whispered:  "Because I shall love you while life  lasts." ,  A month later there was n quiet wedding, when, after six years' cruel waiting,  Sydney made the life happiness of the  man to whom she gave herself, a royal  gift, but they always said, with a sigh of  deep regret, that in both their lives they,  had lost���������six years.���������Spare Moments.  book out of her hands.    "It is strictly re-  'served for the signatures of distinguished  visitors���������crowned   heads,   royal    princes,  embassadors and the like."  "Then it does not interest me in the  least, and if you would label it to that  effect no one would care to disturb it,"  answered the American woman.  Soon ,after she was joined by one of  the powerful officials of the Kremlin  who had made an appointment to show  the American lady about. -As she went  from one object to another with the official the attendants hovered respectfully  in the rear, evidently impressed with the  friendly tone of the conversation! * When  the round had been made and the official  had departed to his duties, -the guardian  of the autograph album invited 'her 'to  add her "illustrious" name to the list.  She refused, he���������entreated and at last  fairly dragged her to tho table and stood  guard over her while she wrote ber name.  ���������Youth's Companion.!  ur mist's enair. and be made a good deal  of unnecessary fuss about it. My "assistant sized, him up. 'Dear, dear,' she  said impersonally. 'I don't see how he  &tands it so-well. It is very painful.' As  a matter of fact it was not so very painful then, but the big man thought he  was a hero.1,He quieted down, and later  when I was working around a nerve he  perspired freely, but never even groaned.  "My assistant has to have sympathy on  tap all day long, and it must either be  the real article or,a very good counter- f  feit of it.' Now, wouldn't you call that  nerve trying work?"  NEW. ENGLISH   BEAUTY-  Types and  Sjmclns-.  "You," he cried, "are the type of perfect womanhood." '   .  "And you are Ihe, type of perfect man-,  hood,"  she  faltered   shyly. <V  "We are spaced out too much, .don't  you think?" he whispered.  And as he drew h'or lo his bosom he  encountered only tbe feeblest and most  perfunctory resistance.���������Detroit Journal.  'THE STALE   FISH  SUMMER.  Power of Rank.  One day at the Kremlin in Moscow  Miss Hapgood, an American lady, was  favored with an amusing manifestation  of the all pervading influence in Russian  life of "official" rank.  While looking at objects of interest  she noticed a large, handsomely bound  book flanked by p'en and ink on a side  table. As she opened the book an attendant pounced upon her.  "Don't touch that!" he said peremptorily.  "Why not? If you do not wish people  to look at this collection of -ancient documents���������I suppose that is what it is���������you  should lock it up or label it, 'Hands off!' "  retorted the annoyed lady.  "It isn't ancient documents, and you  are not to touch it," he said, taking the  An      Experience     Witli      Frijylitened  HciTtiiK In York Harbor, .Me.  "The- last lime I was in York Harbor,  Me.-," said a Boston man, "was in the  summer of 1S84. In those days the rail-  ' road stopped short at Portsmouth,,N. H.  ���������12 miles distant���������and the balance of the  journey 3*011 made by coach. lit is one of  the most "attractive 'places I have ever  visited. But I knew it in its stagecoaek  days, and prejudice has kept mc from returning isince the railroad reached out  and touched it. It -was in this summer  that I witnessed one of the most remarkable -sights it has ever, been my, luck to  see!1 York harbor is a beautiful circular  bay, into one end of which the rivercruns.  Behind, the bluff the river forms a small  harbor, and then it decreases .rapidly in  size, as you proceed'inland. Two miles  above the harbor it is scarcely more than  a creek. One evening after supper I had  taken a couple of,;young ladles for a ro'fl'.'  Dusk found us about a mile from, the'hd-  tel on-our way, home. As I was rowing,  myu back was to the stream. Suddenly  the girl steering cried out, 'Gracious me,  what's that?'  '"Turning, L saw'in the gloaming what  seemed a wall o% phosphorescent water  some two feet high. It was rushing toward us, and thinking it must be a tidal  'wave or something of that kind I grabbed- for the oars. There was no time" <to(  reach the shore^so I held the boat head  on to the advancing wave, at the same  time warning my companions lo sit perfectly still. ��������� In a second it struck us. and  it struck us hard. Fish iu twos and  .'threes'began to jump into the'boat, and'  the frightened 'girls., screaming, 'jumped  on the thwarts. I implored-them to sit  down-and'to keep perfectly still, for the  boat rocked fearfully, and we were in imminent danger of upsetting.  "The river was covered with fish from  bank to bank, like a gigantic sardine box.  and if we had ever gone over among  them knowledge of swimming would not  have been of tho slightest use. The girls  finally quieted down, and we were able  to watch_the spectacle without fear. It  was the strangest of sights. Down the  stream to the bay the river seemed a  mass of living, leaping quicksilver. Tho  head of the line was 100 yards.beyond us,  a moving, living line of light. Fish by  the score jumped into the boat and kept  us busy pitching them out. I thrust my  oar down into the -water, and you co_ld  feel their bodies leaping ��������� against its entire length. Finally, however, the stream  cleared enough for me to row again, and  we returned to our hotel.  "The explanation of the phenomenon  was comparatively simple," the narrator  went on. "Herring have a deadly eno-  -my called, I think, monk fish. They  hunt them in-t schools and destroy the  ���������herring by hundreds. When the monk  fish get after them, the herring run for  it as their only means of escape. A  Echool of herring had been chased into  the outer harbor. The monk fish blocked their way back to the sea. Then the  herring found. the way into the river,  and the whole frightened school tore  through and up t!._ stream in their wHd  effort to escape. They died there by  thousands.       '    '  "The next morning the plot in front of  the Marshall House was silvered with  their bodies, and both shores of the river  for miles presented a similar appearance.  Fanners all over the country came there  and took the fish away by the cartload  to use as fertilizer: But there were fish  enough to have fertilized New England,  and presently^ they began to decay. The  people stood it for a day or two, but by  that time they smelt to high heaven,  and every one that could fled as from the  bubonic plague. I couldn't and had to  stay through.  "It was an awful experience. The water in the river ran. like glue and so impregnated the water.'of the outer bay  that bathing for awhile was out of the  question. You ate,- drank, slept/and cursed fish. , Fish were in the clear weather  and in the storm. ' The summer of 18S4  at York Harbor has since been known  as the stale fish summer."  An  Esrs Tricli.  , Speakjngi of the tricks' of his trade.  .Paul Cuiquevalli, the-.king of jugglers,  said that catching an egg ou a plate without breaking it is a feat which has elicited as much applause as curiosity as to  how it is done.  "It is easy, enough when you know  how." says Mr. Cinqucvalii, "and if you  .practice it sufficiently.t Most people will  tell you that if you want to deaden'the  force of a falling object you must 'give  with it' in exactly the same \tay as one  catches a cricket ball.  "Try  to* catch  an  egg on a-.plate by  'giving with it' and you will  break  the  egg every time. The way to do it is td  hold the plate sideways and. judging the  fall of the egg, bring the plate up to it'so  as to touch it sideways. Then suddenly  turn the plate round so as (to bring it  horizontal, and the egg will be made to  rest on the plate w'thout auy trouble."-  :{o������or?.hle Violet Vi\iau, tlie Heroine   of  r MilllV    SoYtilh. i  . " ���������*'  m  The world is -blessed -with so much |  feinir.inc  beauty  to-day  that ayoungjj  wonuin must 'possess an uncommonly  fair  face  in   order  to' inspire ���������   widespread popular., admiration with  ,th������  adulation.'of poets and painters. Pcr-il  haps-since'_>Irs. ,1-angtry  fairly, star-(j  tic   London/jivi-th  herLyouLhful p'hysi-'���������  cal  perfection no'like sensation     has  been     known     until-the  Hon.   Violet'  Mary,     sister  of     Lord' Vivian    'and  d nigh tor  of sin'ancent,  noble Cornish '  family,  mado,i her tle.lmt. /  The house of Vivian, old and', very  honorable though it is. "has not, in|  Inlet- times, known great wealth,' so^  .(bat tho I-Jon. Violet and her twin'  su-lcr, .the* Hon. Dorothy Mauri,"madeJ  a \'{>ry modest, entry into fashionable*  riocioty. Almost at once the fum. <  'Dorothy was selected as a maid of',  honor t.o1' the Queen, and quite as^l  prom'plly -was her sister ��������� pronounced'"  bv competent, judges'to bo the Tair-  i;.-t   nvmph   of -every  .social   gathering/!  , Her Trjnmpli.  Two little Scotch girls wore talking,of  their-respective fathers who hadv both  been in the army. '    ''  "Ma faither's got-the Victoria cross,",  ���������boasted one. "The, quce'ii pinned it on  him with her ain hand."    '  "Ah," retorted t he other.'"ma faither's  been in dozens-of war"*.'an he's got gangs  and gangs ,of medal< and Victoria crosses. < An he's got a liiumio winden.leg. an"  ��������� with a shrill ^htieU of triumph���������"the  mnoor\nn\lc(] it an wi" I'-ei- a in hand!"  An Extra One.      '  Dinci���������Now, waiter, what's to pay?  Waiter���������Let me see, sir.   :What have  you had, sir? -       .. >���������  Diner���������Three fish���������     - ' .'  Waiter���������Only brought you two. i' think,  sir. -  ., Dinci���������No, three. I had two mackerel,  snd one smelt. '-  .  \  Modern  Child.  Small  Boy���������What do they call a king,  pa? ,'[ o ,  Father���������His majesty!    "-* '-  .'"  Small   Roy���������Well,   if  they  call  a  king  "his majesty," what do they call an ace?  TKI'MiOXOKAnr.l"  VIOLE'lVtVIVJAX.  ~Th������y All'Canie Back.  , "naif a dozen of us fellows'," said the  struggling young.author, "held^a competition in short story t writing.,   My story  won the prize.",        t       /  ��������� "Conceded to'be tne best, eh?"  "Well,   we sent  them  all   to  the same  magazine, and  the editor kept mine longer than  any  of the  others." _  Boston Common  Incident.  ..   Mr. Good body���������Ah. little man!   Want  to see the wheels'go round? _  Waldo Beaues���������Thank you, sir, but  I'm perfectly familiar with the mechanism   of   the   moderij   chronometer.  'Nelson was fil) when he won the victory  of .the Nile. Wellington was only 40  when he opened the Peninsular "war.  Cromwell  was 4(J when he won at Nase-  *>*��������� ,  :."  Attnclietl by a" Turtle.'"  John Fisher- of Romney. W. Va.,  Tvbile following his outline in the'south  branch of' the Potomac, landed two  turtles, the larger weighing about 40  pounds. In lifting the-latter turtle into  the boat the hook broke, and the turtle  at once began an attack on Fishei,  chasing him from .one end of the boa!  to the other. ' He had nothing to do-  fend himself with except a paddle. The  battle lasted ton minutes, the turtle-  hissing and showing great viciousness.  It  finally  cot  back   into  the   water.  Sympntlty on Tap.  "When I hear people describe the nervous strain caused by their work," said a  dentist, "I wonder how it compares with  that of the young woman assistant. No  one expects a dentist to be sympathetic,  but curiously enough every one of my  patients demands sympathy from my assistant. Can you imagine what a strain  that is on her nerves? She must graduate her sympathy in accordance with  the sufferings of the patient, and from  long experience she has come to be a  good judge of character.  "I have just had a big athletic fellow  here who had some painful work to be  done.     It  was his  first experience in  a  Everybody  Wants  Them.  There is, we understand, a very general desire to obtain the now 95 silver  certificate or. for that matter, auy nth.  er $5 bill.     There Are Others.  Briggs���������I see a Wisconsin court has  granted an injunction against a young  man whose friends don't want him to  get married. .���������-,-������������������'        ;     '��������� ,  Enpeck���������I wish to heaven my friends  had been so thoughtful!���������Cleveland  Plain Dealer.  *  Reflections  of a -Bachelor.  War makes a Tew heroes, but married  life makes all tin; rest.  There generally isn't very much io a  man that can carry an umbrella just'  right for a woman.  When two, women discover that they  have hats on that are alike, they begin  to hate each other.  A man' with a tie on that "his wife  thinks he looks well in is almost as rare  as a woman 'with shoes on that are big  enough. :'/    .  A. Mere Mental Phase.  "What is a winter resort, Uncla  Jim?"  "A winter resort? Well, any place  you go where you don't let yourself  think it is as cold as it is at home,"���������  Detroit Free Press.  f-1 ui at t cnd act s'r~l pvvas -n 51."very " 1 ongl  before the, opinion' of'the s6cial(ip6"w-i  -crs ,\\"aSf ratified 'by. the -artistic sidel  of ' I:onclon, and the 'Hon. *. Violct'Ver,i(j|  evidently, supplied .valuable" .inspira-T  lion for' one. of".:the most successful!  pictures that hung-".in "-.ithe r,-Kbya1|  Academy last springy 'She ,has \ beei|j  compared to most" of-tho. ..famous!  beauties immortalized 'on canvas������  and has been aclino\yludg_<r as ���������" Uicff  heroine  of.  more  than- one novel.,"'  .Allied., lo dier .poetic beauty,  >   Missl  Vivian"possesses "as well a pretty wi) J  softened  by  uxtrcmc sweetness of na-f  Hire,   and   because  of- her  very  oblig-j  ing  disposition     and  the  ' rtesirc_-.'|Bm.  dowagers     to. earn,..,large  sums ^!>M  mpr>ey  at   their  charity   bazaars,  sji-fi  is pursued with .requests ,to  serve^a.^  a'flower  vendor,-, stall   attendant  indeed,,'in  any  capacity  where   '-he^  beauty   will     serve as  a conspitmous]  nttraction,   not  cmly  to "appreciative  swains,  but  equally  enthusiastic wo-!|  men.   ' SV"* _ '  It is one of the charming features!  of "this beauty's i;eigi$VLhat little orl  ho jealousy is excited*'by "her super-J  ior perfection,'and ,the attentions shel  everywhere commands; Women praisr!  her, g-ive,;place to, hor and admire he^l  as- generously as tho men. By heil  sex 'she is' conceded to possess th'jl  'most wonderful head of hair in alii  Fnglahd. Its golden che^tiiiH. colorj  rich," natural wave and splen-dic  abundancc"are all unrivaled, and yetjl  to the hand of '.the smart Parisians  iigaro it owes none of its splendor^  It is inherited from her mother, whel  (Was a well-known' Welsh beauty when!  she .-married-Baron Vivian and madtll  her lipme'm Cornwall at stately anc"  romantic Glynn House, which date.1^  from the* days of the seventh EngjL  lish Henry. ' ,  Oil  F. imps in I'aris.  Paris' latest innovation in stree-j  lighting is oil lamps. They tire nofl  the sort, of lamps used a hundrecJ  years ago, when tlie cry was ."arififj  " tocrats a la lanterhe,'' but enprinoii'r  structures that give out 1,000 can1]  die-power each.      \        c .  At  the  Theater.  ���������'I think you told me you were to  have a speaking part soon. "  "Yea, but I've got through here. The  manager gave me a carting speak today. "  He Ha������l :to Ciiange It.  "Yes," said   the author,   "some object  tions wei;e raised to my story iii Boston]  It was pointed out that one of the exj  pressions was very inelegant, and I hacj  to change it;" V'-i   Y   -  "What \yas'the fault?"     -' ,|  "Why,  in 'speaking of cooking in  fhtl  olden days I inadvertently used the worqj  'spit,'   and   I   had   to. make> the . phrasal  read   'She   was .slowly   turning  the  ex[  pectorate' in order'to make the book ae-|  ceptable in the best circles."-  When Sermons Were Long-.  Clocks, were introduced in 17120 fronrj  Great Britain and soon .came into coui-1  mon use. Before that time hourglasse;!  were generally employed, and in thfjl  churches an hourglass on the pulphj  was deemed almost as indispensable ail  article of furniture as the Bible. Th<|  sermon was measured.by glasses, and i:l  was frequently known that the preacho|J  "turned the glass" three times in tb<;  course   of   his   sermon.  If men could bo soft hearted and-at thej  r-air.e time -hard headed, the world wouliifl  got along much more smoothly. ��������� >ii'f  Louis Star.  '.^-\*\.*r-z:J*  x-."^^^-^/.^fl.vaw^^?.^7-7.r,Jr.,nff^-.-w,^v3i'-.^n?^;,tr" ."V  If  I' ���������  V  r  fe  rt  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  AN  OBLIGING  TEXAN.  0  , ��������� -   r t    ,  FIi������   Kvniinew*   With   Lawyer   Johnaou  '    ,   r " , Conld   Wait. J  , \t was a Texas^ town, f and a long  "limbed Texan .was"making across ihe  public square toward the courthouse  with a revolver iu bis .naiid' when he  was stopped by a mau who asked:    <  "Arc you on your way to the courthouse V"  "Yes, sir;'I am," was the reply.   v  "Going to shoot anybody?"  "Yes, sir���������Lawyer' Johnson. If it  hadn't been for hiii}, I shouldn't have  lost my case yesterday. Yes, sir, going  to fill him full of lead.'*, '    ,  "Aro you in any great hurry about  it?"       " " ' >  "No special hurry, but when I have  shooting oa/hand I like to get it ofl'.iny  mind as soo'n as, possible.1'- t _  "Of course, but _ your see Lawyer  Johnson is, now arguing a case for me  and won't bo through for 40 minutes:  He's going to win it for sure if uot^ interrupted, and if you will only hold' ou  for awhile you will do me a great t'a-  ,'vor."      '     ,, \  ���������     "Wh_\ certainly���������glad you mentioned  . "Jit. ,No_uurrv about tbe shooting, so as  .it'eomes ou"'today, and you can cutiut  ori 'rhe.   Have a drmk with you?  With  _ the greatest of pleasure,, and if John-'  son is a particular friend of youi;s I'll  shoot him,'as softly as I can and give  bim every show to die like a genlie-  ��������� man!!' ~ "'    /   -31. Quad.   ���������  RESULTING   PROM  POOR  WATERY BLOOD.  Heart Palpitation, Dizziness and Weak*  ne88 in the JLeg������ Followed Until tha  Sufferer Felt that His Case Was Almost Hopeless.  r     '   Those Chicago Divorces.  Y Mrs. Dearborn'(at a Chicago reception)���������Is that your husband going out  of the room with that,blond lady?  , Mrs., Wabash���������1 can't toll. ^ -He 'was  my'husband'when I, ,camd here.���������Yon-  kersStatesman.    f .       .   v-   -���������  ^  great suf-  .Dear Sirs,���������I have been a  ferer from rheumatism, and lately  have been confined to my bed.v Seeing your MINARD'S LINTMExNTT advertised, T tried it and got immediate  relief. I -ascribe my restoration to  .health .to the wonderful power of  your ^medicine, i ��������� . '  From the Mirror, Meaford,   Ont;'  N> man in Meaford is better known  or    more highly respected   tkan   Mr.  Patrick "Delaney, who has been a resident  of  the town   -for  nearly forty  years.   Mr. .Delaney' is a stone mason  by trade, and has helped to construct  many of    the   buildings which go to  make' up    Meaford's    chief    business  structures.      Hearing- that he had received great  benefit  from' the use   of  Dr.  Williams'    Pink  Pills, a reporter  of  the  Mirror   called   to   obtain  particulars  of the cure, and Mr. Delumey  cheerfully     gave  him   the     following  statement :    "Last 'March,"  'said   he,  '"my, health   became- so poor.that   ������  -was   compelled rto quit work.      The  chief  symptoms   of my   illness,   were  extreme weakness in the legs,,loss of  appetite,     and      palpitation  ' of the  heart.      The    least-   exertion'   would  cause my heart   to  palpitate violently, 'tand if I stooped to pick up anything- 1 -would be overcome with dizziness.    My legs  were" so  weak,   that  I was compelled i-to-sit'down' to, put  my(1 clothes   <qp.    The    doctor   J   consulted said I had a bad, case of anaemia.   ITe     prescribed  for rue  and   ;1  took three bo tics of medicine, but all  the while I actually'grew worse'un-'  till JL became so weak and  emaciated  that   it    seemed1,   impossible ithat     I  could   recover.    Having-  read   of     tho  cures effected  by Dr.   Williams'    Pink  Pills' f   determined  to   give   them  '.a  A Chinese Mother-in-law  Story.  "The Experiences of���������a British Pharmacist In China" was the title of an  address by .Mr. Frank Browne, who  was introduced as the government analyst at Hongkong.  fAs illustrating the Chinese regard for  Slial piety the lecturer told an Interesting mother-in-law story. A man 'and  his wife maltreated the busband's  mother. As a punishment the scene of  the act was openly cursed, rbe,active  agents were put to death, and the  mother of the' wife was bambooed.  ,branded and exiled for ber daughter's  crime. The house in which the offenders lived'was dug up from the foundations. Moreover, tho scholars of the  district were precluded from attending  public examinations, and even the  magistrates were deprived of their office. These drastic measures were designed to render the empire filial.'���������  London News. ��������� '    >   ���������  Ceylon and India Tea  GREEN  OR  BLACK  is  __    l,  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local .applications, ns they cannot roach tho  'diseased portion of the ear. , There Is only one  way to cure dealness, and' that is by constitutional remedies ' Deal ness is caused by au in-  'named condition of the mucous lining of lh������  Eustachian tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling- sound or imperfect  li������:irin|j, and when it'is entirely closed deafness  is the result, and unless the inflammation can  be taken out and-this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing: will be destroyed forever; nine eases out of ten are caused by ca-  t.-urh, wliieli is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.        <  "We will give One Hundred Dollirs for any  case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can  not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for  circulars, tree. Y  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, 75c. Y   "       ", '   .  Hall'a Family Pills are the best.".  Its greater  best tea on the  If,your grocer  trade.       '    '  ECOlsrOMICAL , TIELA.  combined i with   its   absolute  purity-make  it  strength  market.  does  the  not keep  it  he will  J^Sjt    FOR  get  it rather than lose your  IT.  A free sample of delicious SALADA Tea sent on'receipt  of postal mentioning'which you drink���������Black, Mixed'or Green  Tea.. Address "SALADA," Toronto or, Montreal;  c        '    '  Twentieth Animal Statement  i r t  ���������OF THE���������   - i     '  OR���������'" AMERICAN : LIFE.  Assurance  Coinpariy. _���������'  HEAD' OFFICE:, 112-118 EM STREET "  ' ��������� * ���������     'WEST. TORONTO,-,      ,  ��������� -  < /     *  For the Year Ended December, 31st, 1900.  ���������>-u(j_  To net Ledger Assets '    $3,33G,710 21 -  RECEIPTS.  i  arc  usually what" they seem  the dressmaker.- ���������  '  ,  dress so loud they  can't hear  themselves  think  Things  to he to  "Some young- nieri  JLiBWrS'S. '[HITLER.  Burin.  2sTfld.  ,. *  thought  ,   The man .who  takes no  tomorrow ^s  apt  to wake up  morning ^and 'find"it  yesiorday  of  some  trial. Fromathe first box T noted an  improvemontr in my conditian. ' My  legs became stronger, my" appetite  improved, arid by tho lime I had  used four "boxes 1 felt better, than I  had done' for months. 'That--' the  pills aro a won'derful remedy there is  not the least douht. 1 can do light  work about homo without experiencing any of the unpleasant sensations1  that- I once underwent. "C feel an altogether 'different man despite the  fact that I am no-yv sixty-seven years  of age All I can say is that I attribute my present������good" health to Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills and 1   would ad-  Jn 1SSO on'y" four per cent of the  people of the United Stales lived in  cities'.��������� Today'    30     per   cent   live  in.  cities.. ' .  Pale, sickly children should use Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator.' 'Worms are  one of the principal causes of suffering in  children and should be expelled from the  system. - .-''  Dec.,31,1900.  et   ' (.  To Cash for Premiums^  ...'   To Cash Income on Investments  etc.  ^$822,929,00  " 183 041 55  1,005,970,55  A-   ):t{>-i ���������  'f.  Dec.  31', 1SC0,  Dec. 31,1900.  ;Thc  1 onger  fewer steps  a man  hip -shoos last  takes     the  to~ try  Some  people ,ask .^questions  for   the  sake of   information,   and    some for  sake of starting an argument.   i_  ' , STREET OAK. ACCIDENT.���������Mr. Thoma*  Sabin says: :'My eleven-year-old boy had  ��������� his foot badly injured by being run over by  a car on the street railway. We at once  commenced bathing the foot with - Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil, when tho discoloration and swelling was removed, and in nine  days he could use his foot. "We always kee������  a bottle in the house leady for emergency.  I c:f<M-z:i:i t ion   VTnn^d.  ' Boblis���������But (Men il  wc cDiild ('OiiiTiitini-  f-jth- v. :lh  .M:ir<s.  wh^.i   uui.ld  wi' :isl������  ihe  S)c)ii|^ ihi'iv. ati.vw ny '���������'  Dobbs��������� Micdit   :is!<   them   if   they   had  seen I'.-u Ciowe.���������Baitimurt" Americau.  yise any othi I ..similar 'sufferer  them." " ' --    ���������     ,  To < those who aro weak, easily  tired, nervous, or whose blood is,out  of condition, Dr. Williams' Pink-Pills  come, as1 a'blessing, curing when: all  other medicines fail, and restoring  those who give them a fair trial to a  full measure of health and strength.  The pills are' sold only in boxes bearing on the wrapper the full name Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills for Tale People.  11 your dealer, does not 'keep them  they w_ll be 'sent post paid at 50  cents a box or six boxes for Sl3.o0 by  addressing the Dr. Williams' JMedicme  Co..   Brockville,   Ont.  Instruments, Drums,"Uniforms, Etc.  >'  EVERY. TOWN  CAN HAVE A  BAND.  Lowest ^prices,ever quoted. Fine catalogue  5<K) illustrations mailed free.. Write us for any  thing in Music or Munl'-al Instrument*.  Wialey BW4 Co;. ���������^_f4gS_;_������_  BICYCLE SNAPS:  ��������� A-- ipoatcard - will  bring you our  price list of new and second-hand wheel*.  Special discount to dealers. We _also want  your repair work. Send repairs in now before the ru-h. Wo give special and prompt  attention to country orders. Andre Arms  (fe Cycle Co., Winnipeg. Successors to Hys-  lop Bros;  ' "$4,342,680 76 ^''J'/  DISBURSEMENTS.-      '      -:        Vr,j-  By Payment for Death Claims, Profits, etc     $304 G79 00 ' -,    .  By all other Payments " -..     264.493 35 -        . cY-  "'  "            569.172 68       *  '     ]  ..;  ' '   ,      ' '���������    ' ' -:���������:���������^���������->^*:   ���������  ' $3,773,508 08 .,j,^ ,,*_<;  ASSETS. ,:. ..; ,,  By Mortgages, 'etc ".....'   .  ..    $1,282,389 92*'" ���������'*'���������'%'  "���������   Debentures (market value'$739.199.47) ���������'     729.813 10 '*- ^,- '.,<  "   Stocks and Bonds (market value $1,031 680.00)      1,013.799 96,; ',.._)'< ���������(  " ' Real Estate, including Company's building '.  .  ..    .'    389,751 79^'...   '������,,  ",  Loans on Policies, etc'  239,719 38 ���������'" ."  "   Loans on Sloets (nearly all oh call) ' '   .''91,580 00*J-   '"���������' ;'���������'  "   Cash in Banks and on Hand ������. v "    26,473 93..,":(\p n ������������������  Premiums outstanding, etc. (le-s cost of collcciion)  Interest' and rents clue and accrued \      1 " j ���������  Dec. 31,1900.  LIABILITIES;  To Guarantee Fund ../ j . f...,..-.  . ".  ., ..    $  , ���������'   Assurance and Annuity lleserv'o Fund'..  ���������', Deatli Losses awaiting jiroofs  .etc.  60,000 00  3,362 709 00  '   ,54,362 44  $3,773,508 08 ,   '  ;163.071 16J-^!   '''���������>  " ��������� 40,684 59   Lf\w -   '��������� .',i "j:j b  $3,977,263 gB./", )n^  '',';-���������_ >ii,^'  '.^i/.'irvjj.  .3,477,071 44,  i i:iL*:y>  \Net Surplus  . Audited aud found correct.  $500,192 39  1     ;     '-'.:tt.  ' "  J. ^..DAKE, Auditor.  ~.f*\  --Hiru- -  V   f    v       t  [Int.  McRtt'ig.'ui���������I don't like that goat that  comes iiito'mir back yard.  Mis.  McRwigjui ���������L'.ul���������  lIcS\vig:!ii--l'].\actIy. That's wliy I  don't like it.���������Ohio State .Journal.  Thei'L' is no -law to prevent a woman from planting herself in 'front of  a milliner's show window and wishing she had a bank account of her  own  Two  standing; no  Holloway's Corn Cure is a specific for tho  icmoval of corns and warts. We have never  heard of its failing to remove even the worst  kind.  Twfinty-eight of the , count ios of  Southern Michigan have lost 40.000  rtira.1 population in the kiM tern  vears.  h(:  A  pessimifji   is  never  happy     uulcjis  :   is  unhappy.  Tlie Goort Kan'ii Joke.  cre'itlomen of the cloth wprft  t\ corner the other day.  Evidently they were talking ;ibout p.\-  tra f=Pi-vicos to be hold during the week.  , <���������"! anticipate a great uwakenniu' id  my r-btircli " said  tl"-' lirsr spc.-ilccr  "My  prop!'--  rse\������>r.go  to^leHi).'* "^a;d  Ihe si-mud  "AIj     ib"if   ������������������miih'>   my   '���������ar."   irnlinr}  till-    til ��������� T.    :Mu)    (ln'.V    parTfd    fCMillWIM.T.���������  WHEELER & WILSON sewing machines  Rapidity. Save about one day in three.  Quietnpss and durability without noise or wear,  -���������eneral utility.   Best for nil kinds ol work.  243 Portage Ave., Winnipeg. t>  -   United States Cream  Separators.  Perfect sk inmers. Light running and easiest  to'v/ash. Will outlast tv/o of almost all competitors. All round the most serviceable and  best value. Everything needed in the dairy  kept. Write for catalogues. Shipments of  fresh butter wanted. '"  The financial position  of the1 Coinpany-"is unexcelled���������its percentage of n'efc"J  surplus to liabilities exceeds tliat of any other Home Company. ' ��������� ',",p  New insurance issued during* 1900\.   . ; ..  '.���������   .  . .. ���������$ 4.153,150^'''  Exceeding the best previous yciir (except one) in the history'of the ' / '-  Company. - > ��������� ;  :;; .  Insurance in'force at end of 1900 (net) .' .  . ..     24,883,061 00  -lvYi  i\   <���������/  ��������� 'J  So rapidly dor* lung irr'tation spicfid and  deepen, that often iu a \uw weekb a .smiple  cciu������i< I'aiuiiuin'ti in mb rculru- consumption. Give he������ d u> a c u������h. fhoio is always  danyer in oe ay i' r a bo tl'1 of Rc'M'H  Anii-Con.-miiptiv.'Sys "|> and oittv yoiu (If.  It i.������ a in cl'iMin uiisjiu ]i..M-od lor ml throat  and iiu'g tronbl<'S. t i.-> Compounded fi-fun  ofViral limb*.' ach oiif ol which stand.s at  thi* hei d 'jf tlu* ' f\ a- cw<rting a wonderful  inllucnee in cu.mg I'oJifisn.ptK.n i.nd all  lung diwa e.^.  Win. Scott,  206 Pacific Avenue,  WINNIPEG.  The Only Printers* Supply  House in the Northwest  PRESIDENT  JOHN L. BLAIKIE.  VICE-PRESIDENTS  HON. SIR WILLIA'M 11  ���������    ' DIRECTORS .    . _  HON. SENATOR GO WAN. K.G.. L L.D.. G.AI.G  L.  W. SMITH, "Esq., Iv.C./ B.C.L.  D. McOltAE, Esq.  .j i  HON. G. W. ALLAN.  E.  J.  , MEREDITH, K/C.  GURNEY^, Esq..   ^''  K. OSBORNE,  Esqr*'  '  f i,  Guelph.  MANAGING    DIRECTOR  WM. McCABE, LL.B., F.I.A., F.S.S.  SECRETARY MEDICAL   DIRECTOR^/-;  GOLDMAN. A.I.A. . 'A. THORBURN, M.D., Edihv  !i,  c  is a symptom of' Kidne}'  Disease.- ��������� A' well-known  doctor has said, " I never  yet made a post-mortem examination in a case of death  from Heart Disease without finding- the kidneys  were at fault." The Kidney  medicine which was first on  the market, most successful for Heart Disease and  all Kidney .Troubles, and  most widely imitated is  S  Tv.'ii \oium ladies on M. 1'nul street  went to the (healer the other oveniii.tr.  and their l';ithe:-, thihkiti.u,- they bad m  latciikcy. went to bed at hi.s usutil hour,  and the servants all left. When the la  ��������� dies--returned./ they vt\ug the bell ' repeatedly ami beat on tlu- door, but got  no '.answer. Finally they be_raii to despair, when, a neighbor who lmd.been  awakened by the din appeared,in white  at his window opposite and asked what,  was the matter. ' Y  "We are locked out and cannot  awake papa." came the reply in duet.  -"Wait a mi'irute." said the'quick wit-  ted man on the other side of the street.  "Your father has a telephone in his  room, and I will call him up." So the  central was called.  "Give   me   number    ,"   said   the  neighbor.  As soon as the bell sounded in the  room of the sleeping father he awoke  with a start and ran to the telephone.  "Hello, what is tho matter?"  "Is that you. So-and-so?''  , "Yes: what Is wanted?" ,  ; "Your daughters are at the front door  tryi������_r to get in. Open the door. Good  night."-  TORONTO TYPE FOUNDRY CO., Lilllitei,  175 Owen Street, Winnipeg.  BIG STRAWBERRIES  150 Plants pout paid for $1.   J-end for hat  >\ E. JllALLOttY, liLKNUEI.lt, ONI".  KEITH & CO., SEEDSMEN  WINNIPEG, 470 Man. St., opp. City Hall,  furniehcB choice and fresh Seeds. Cataloguo  mailed on application.  The Report containing the proceedings of the Annual Mooting, held on January 30th ;  last, showing marked proofs of the continued progress and solid position of the Company,  will   u   P^nt io  policy-holders.   Pamphlets explanatory of tho attractive investment'ot  plans of i!i" Company, and a copy of the annua: leport, showing its unexcelled financial'" -  position, v.il be furnished on application to ihe Head Office, or any of the Company's r .  agencies. ^ .        ���������-.',-���������  The flaids of the Worker  And his face also, will of necessity g-et stained  with Oil, Paint, Rust, etc.  The Master Mechanics  Extraordinary Soap  Will make all stains disappear, leave the. skin  white and soft,' and the tar of which it is made  heals any cuts or'bruises. ".'������������������'  Sold by all dealers in gfood soaps. , v  ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO.. MFRS-, MONTREAL. '  i.i.  ������������������t-'J  J.  -r*~>,: 1 ..'I.'  /���������::/:���������  A>teds  ���������w  '!'}  tf       /������&>  JUs  4s?ls Os  O0-&~iC'  ���������j ���������>.. .<->YrAniYd  " ;. r.\vr\tHV.\������j  V, lr.it  '������������������:]'! '���������'.'  ���������������������������/;. ���������:!.���������������������������; ������������������������������������!..-j  JZ/^jJj -"       's    .    --  I  '  ll--  -/������-���������-  THE CUMBERLAND   NEWS *  Issued Evary "Wednesday.  \V. B. ANDERSON,       -      - '    -        EDITOR  The columns of Thk News are open to all  ������h ��������� whU t.> exor.jat therein views on mutt  ersof public  interest.  While we do u t hold ourselves reapousi-  l>le tot the utcuiat.ues of coi respondents, we  iLbeivu the rght of declining to insert  cotnmimii-a unm unnecessarily personally.  WEDNESDAY, MAY   15, 1901  li  ���������  \l  V  it '  P  Is  It  Oeftlac Over Wlr������ fences.  JL vr\re fence Is an u'jrly affair to crow  Cither by ellmhtai, over or crawling under or between the strands. Tbo accompanying cut  from  Tbe  American  \v ���������  r -  It -  I v  ST1LB FOR WIRB FENCB.  Agriculturist shows a bandy arrangement where,'one must cross a' wire  fence occasion ally and does notfwisb to  lose tbe tension on tbe wires by cutting  ', a gateway- This double steplatider can  " lie put together in a few moments and  Will prove a very convenient affair.  itaok H������r. 4  T    ' Feed stack bay before that stored In  tbe barn to avoid loss.    While the bay  '  will dry out nearly  as  much  In one  '  place as tu another, there is a far greater loss In feeding value in that put up  In stacks due to spoiling on top by the  weatlier: and on the iHittom by datup-  Desfl from  the ground '   The Colorado  1 experiment station found; the loss to be  12.������ per cent In feeding value in stack- ;  . ad bay and: but 'J.r������ per rent  In that  stored In barns, a difference of 10 per  cent.   Thus niue tons of hay put In tbe  barn will  feed a������  much  stoc-k  as   10,  t������aa pot In stack     When this test wns  Bad*, tlie conditions weiv ntore.favora-  He Uiau the average sva*ou for feeding  .-   gtjtck tia_r.r-Aui������,rieau A������ru-uiiuri������t.  Br*������������ From Matvre Serine.  The -practice" of breeding the young  evaow   but  once  and   again   selecting  a  young sow���������the pruducv of a young sow ���������  1  . and a young boar���������aud eoutmuiug this"1  Will each, year show a  smaller,  more  delicate..little mother, which will in a  few years farrow'but two or three pigs  m> weak that they are alf ready for any  ailment that comes along and generally avoid tbe troubles of life by dying  at once." says The  Prnlrie Farmer.    I  would say. then, breed from mature animals,   selecting   only   enough   young  Kiwi to keep up the required number  of  breeding animals  us  the old  ones  drop  out.     Feed   correctly,   breed   for  two Utters each year, thus haviug two  crops of hogs to turn off yearly; treat  your hogs as you would any other aul-  nial that paid you well, and you  will  find that tin- well bred hog. well housed and well fed. will always bring you  1 a large profit.  Wrnnlni. Pl*������.  A litter of pigs should not be weaned  till uearly 3 mouths of age, and if fed  where they cannot be molested by theii  dam or other pigs from the time the.  me 4 to G weeks old they will never  know they are weaned, but will con  tliuie to grow very fast and have no  *< (back. Pigs weaned at <> weeks of  Bjre must surely have a hard setback In  their thrift, but if not weaned till about  S months old and fed as above with  suitable feed they are almost ready for  market any day from this aget on to 6  or 8 months. If this practice is followed up for a generation, we would  ��������� tear but little of swine disease.���������Prai-  rle Farmer.  The Learnmea.  Representatives of the legume family are found in all climates and countries. The pen find beau grow rapidly,  three to four months being suttnit-nt to  bring most varieties to maturity, and  ��������� '.consequently they can be grown in the  uliort summers of far northern lands,  the pea. the most hardy of thorn.-.at  least as far as 07 degrees north latitude, and. as they also stand high temperatures, they are all largely cultivated'In-'tropical and subtropical regions.  The pea is the favorite legume of middle and northern Kurope. while in the  1 Mediterranean countries tbe bean is  grown more. ge-Jerally than the pea  Jn nearly all sections of our own comi  try both the pea and bean are grown  extensively and are even exported. Peanut* of a superior quality are cultivated In our southern states. So far as  can be learned, the lentil Is at present  grown in this country only to a email  extent In the southwestern portion of  United States.  Pratt Cre* Items of tOOO.  There has been, according to official  Kfatlatlco. a large production of pears,  California alone among the ten principal pear producing states felling to re-  pert a crop ixt excoM of the ten year  average.  Of tho four principal grape growing  States New Tork and Ohio report a production In excess ot their respective  ton year averages, while California and  ftfisaeuri fall aomewhat below such av>  RELIJSF   FTTCTD COLLECTION'S.  Sumiuary oi 'collections  to   date.  Proceeds ot Prof. Piyn'e's-  - Entertainment $    7^.00  j  Mess-r.-.   Hicks and   Kiggs  on acct. subscription ...     104 qO  Salvation Army, Van ���������  27.y0  Donations���������  City of Rossland.......    100.00  City of Nelson     250.00  City of Westminster      150.00  Mrs. Seaton, Vancouver.     ' 4.00  Subscriptions���������'  Kamloops.... r.........      10.00  - Rev. J.    X.    Willimer    ;  t t  on account -   r 86.50  Geo. Hetherbell, Hornby '    18.00  T. H. Piercy, Denma'n. .       46.00  A. McKnight, on acct.. .     121.50  Mayor of Vancouver...     245.25  Geo. McLaughlin, U.~B.    100.00  Silejof R. Strang's poems.        6.50  In addition .the   following   ani-  ounts   have   been , paid   in to  the  Bank of CommerceYNanaimo:  Subscription, Free Prees. .% kll.30  Donations��������� .   ,  City of Kamloops..... .     150.00  Bank of Commerce.....    200.00  Messrs. Ui^ks & Ri^gs, subscription list". ......$    64 00,  M.'Mansorj, Union Bay.. . 196 50  Sioc in Miners' Union. ... 24 00  Nicholas May, Shoplalid. .  ���������     5 CO  City oi fcrandon. .        50 00  C.y of Ka'slb *     100 CO  City of Cumberland......     250 00  Mr. McPhee's sub. li.-t       4~ 00  K. of P. Cumberland,        25 00  Mr. Quennell, Nanai.no . .   - 10 00  Rev. W.C. Dodds' sub, list . 189 50  6 h,Reg.Van Band Concert     65 G0���������  Homer   s reet    Methodist  Churc  , Vancouver. .. .        ' 8 00  Ladysmith Wharf Ha  ds.,      5100  L iti.. ns of Fernie     710 00  Delta MunicipalJJCoun. i...       50 00  Colonist Subscription List. 1085 00  Strang's p-iems '.. 3 50  Miss iiertrum's Concert . . 122 50  V. Child's sub. list  5100  J. B. Holmes' sub list. ... 9 50  ''Dot" performance,  Cumberland       99 55  Suboi r.ber  4 85  A .naimo miners, &c, con  tribu:ions    1.. .   1675 00  Bal, ��������� f McKnighi's col $ 94 50  Col. at Culliery Office  774 25  1 Graham, Denm.in  i 00  HC Lucas  25 00  tiev Wm Hicks  42 50  J McPhee  ' 2S 50  Mi-th. Church Cantata  75 00  Lit velstoke C.-uce-1  49 00  McLe.ill's sale of   Strang's  poem8  2 75  Colonist ch< que  50 00  Mayor of New West  66 50  Linyal ' a  k,   Nanaimo. . . 18 50  Messrs. Hiuks & liiggs  20 00  Tutal IS 139.35  > Note���������^'ill the liienihers of the  exetiutive comiuittee please take  n t ce that the committee will meet  every Jii iday evening in the City  .lali at 7:30 p. m.  _; J. B. Bennett,  Secretary.'  TO THE XEAF.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Di-; Nicholson's Artificial Ear  D urns, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the E.������r Drums may have  tiiem free. Addres No. 14517  Tue Nicholson Institute, 780  Eiphth~Aveiiuo, New'York, "U.S.A.  \  4  r  *  ^ you intend buying; n'rffie or  pistol? If so, get the ^beat  which is a .    '  STEVENS  if '  Rifles,,range in price from $4.00 to  vTo.OO. For large and small game,  . Iso for target practice. Pistols from  Y2.50 to &20.00. '      ' #,  . Send stamp for large catalogue illua- I  t -ating: complete lino, brimful ot valuable '  i iformation to sportsmen  J  STEVENS ARMS AND Tl  2G70   Box No.  ':.;UC0PEE FALLS,   ^:  ' ?JJ  "HIB-ES  <i^J S������'a. 'ii. j __ *_L������  sh ! p   rro  WANT YOUR  WE  Job jpriijtirjg  WORK  P������LLGE$(  ,"    UNNECESSARY WASTE'. ���������  ITie Sam of SliKbt Failures and Small  LoMaeii. All Preventable. v  Considoring   c-jinsoh   of   unnecessary,  waste upon the averatre'farin. a Country    Gcntleniau    writer _ says:. Chief  among these with us this season is loss  among   hoed   crops,   due   to, tardiness  with our spring woi c. in itself perhap^,  a small loss.    But \. hat I mean to em   ���������  phasize is that we should lea.-n les������en-r  from the small losses and  .slight   La:.  ures of the-.season.   .\Ve can only-pro  gress as we strive todo our work bet  ter next  season than  it  was  possibl.  for lis' to do this year.    The'' all1 wis.  Creator seems uot to be satisfied wit1,  that which uow is.  but always waul  something better.    Hence we are ������'������������������;',   ,  to make an rverlasiing resolv<������ that or'-  spring work for the reception of graii.  , shall not be all done at  that tune. bi.  " rather anaugod for'in The fall (or th.  -present   f:tll).     Ottt   u.-������-en.-v.-ard   to  b  .used for peas and the land for the, <<at    .  will'be plowed, and then  the prop:..,  .,  tion  of  those .fields   in   the  spring.   I''  the'use of" the large V shaped cultiv:  tors, -with' all  uew   parts.'  which  c.ut-t,  tlie foul growth off clean, will be inadt  comparatively short/and the corn.po  .tatoes  aud   cabbage  can   come   in, foi  their proper share "ot attention and at  the right time.  The loss ou the late potato crop of  our county alone, caused by being a  little, behind time, amounts to thousands of dollars, while fields planted  ten days or two weeks earlier under  similar condition-* proved all light.  Then  if the  wheat crop was so materially lessened from the effects of the  insect and the newly discovered worm  these could  be guarded  auainst.    The t  sorts we have could he improved upon'  by    introducing   some   uew    varieties  Great savings might thus be made.  W<  are sowing a new variety of red wheat  which was raised in close proximity U  tho white, anu this was highly satis  factory.  We incurred loss through manjs gal.  Ions   of   kerosene    in    combating   th*  much  dreaded  pear psylla.   when one  application  of whale oil  soap solution  at  the  proper  time  would   have  been  much  more effectual and-would  have  caused  less  injury  to the trees.    But  ���������  we expect to profit by our failures.  Now,   if   the  many   who   have   been  sorely'troubled   to   provide   food   fo'r  their live stock ou account of the pro  tracted drought will experiment a  lit  tie with Dwarf-Essex rape and alfalfa  1 am certain that their efforts will be  well rewarded.    We sowed a live acre  plot, and it has furnished us a great  amount of feed for store cattle through  the long drought at a time when everything else seemed to he sizzling in the  sun.  Straw Covered Iceliouae.  Where the straw stack- is a farm fea  tnre an icehouse, inexpensive, but of  fective. can easily be combined with it  as shown in the cut from an exchange-  McMillan, fur & wo  'EXPORTERS'AND  IMPORTERS- j  200-212 Fihst Ave. ita, Minneapolis, IBImh. /j  *_F-W-?Ste for pur kircuJar and See the >rice������ %Vo Pay'.-^i i  4.1  ''tl  IJiiioii Brewery^  STEAM    Beer,   A^e,   and   Porter.  BEST .  HE PROVINCE  a ' ������  Arreward of $5.00 will be paid for information, leading  tb>onvirtion   o,  persons witholding or destn ying any   kegs, bcli.nging   to  thisr company  V    HENRY BEIFEL,   Manager  '& CO.  Wholesale   Wine'-and   Liquor    Merchants  NANAIMO, B.. C.  Direct Import'-  -ifc^-'J  ���������-A  of W h\tc and M> Kay, Gla-s< rt Special Scotch Whisky,  Jas.^Waison & Co., Dundee,^'.lenliyet.  R. i^cNish & Co., Glasgow! Dr. Special.  Al. Dcmen.ra.and J.iinaLa R m, ���������      ' ,'  Guiness' Stout and B..ss.' Ale. , <  .French Cogn-ic^ in the vet) b.-st qualities.  l-'orf,[ :. he ry,' Clar.et-, E:c, Etc.    ,  ALWAYS ON , TT AND���������A Carl.-ad of V.  Hir&m    Wdker    &   Son's .Rye  CCBBP SPOJriBCB' SCMCITEI.  Whiskies  P.O. BOX 14.  ...<>t^\4  -������n-Vl|  Jrn BS.;  IrENCBLLI, 1> urse      Hous  a  iiiu  <������ ������1 vx aahmji a  n Ir-'ii '���������_ <l>'i������e.  I 'ii>i Stre  Cuiuliei ami, li   C.  fa  Eipimait & Uanaime. By:  (Extensi   n)-  NL0'1S FOI.  r.-*l K,  Apply to,  L.[W.. NUNNS  m onio  Sportsmen!  "BKFOUE BUYING ^     .  A Gun,  RiPle,  Amrriunition  Or any'hinp in the  Sporting Lin^  CALL AND  SEE  O.H. FEOHNEIh  Of Cumberland.  He Con Save   You    Morey  Purolia^-es.  on all  :')R SALE���������1 good work horse  0 yejv:s old.- -A Urquhart,Courtney  HOMC CROWN   .  ,���������OT'Fruit and Ornamental  Trees,  Roses,  SbruVs,|Vines, Seeds,"5-  Bulbs, H edge Plants.  ICEHOUSE IN STRAW STACK.  A   cheap,   rough   framework   suffices,  and the boarding up need not be tight  The floor should be level and drained'  from meltage water by a trench tilled  In partly with stone.   Outside flralnagv  to carry all surf.'J^o water away froYr  the stack is also necessary.    Knti-anr-.-  is  through   a   long   passage   arrangvd  With airlnr-ks- to prevent currents of air.  Extra choice st ck of Peach, Apricot,  Plutr.'.Ch. rv and Prune Trees New  importatioi  of fifst-class Rhododendrons,  RoSeS.:iC'lematis>lJ.iy-I'.ees,eir.. 8.V������ ������  to choose from. No agents or commit  ,ion to pav. Orders dug in one day, you  can &et it the next boat, No fumigating  norinspection chvree<=. I carry a com -  olete line of be   supplies.  Greenhouse plants, seeds, agricultural implements, etc Largest and  most complete stock in the Province.  Send for catalogue.  jM. J. I ENRY  VAKOOUVEB,  \YHITE LABOR ONLY.  "VICTORIA COMO_\   KOUTF.J -  Taking   Effect Tuesday,  Oct.   16th, ..  190O \  S  S.   'City of Nenarmo.  Sails from Victoria Tuesday, 7  ���������.ni. for Nanaimo ar.d  Way p^rts.  Sai's from Nanaimo, Wednesday 7 a. m., for Union Wharf,  Comox and Way ports.  Sails fr< m Comox and Union  Wharf, Thursday 8 a. m. for Nanaimo and Way ports.  Sails from Nanaimo, Friday 4  a.m. for Comox and Union Wharf  direct.  Sails fr^m Comox and Union  Wharf.Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaimo  direct.  Sails from Nanaimo; Saturday  6 a.m. f������������r Victoria and  Way ports  FOR Freight  tickets   and State  ro">m Apply on board,  GEO. X   COURTNEY,  Traffic? Manaff*  Sack laffinnd Nnrsery  QUARTER WAY,Wellington Road  HUTCHFRSON  i PERRY.  20,000 Fruit Trees to choose from*  Large Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Shrubs and Evergaeene;  Small Fruits  in   Great   Variety.  -'4  '  i'i  1  ��������� i'1  4  el  ���������"'I  ?!  -a-.  B. C.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   at-  tended to.    __._.  ������12tc ?   O. BOX, 100.  ,m���������i,ii'     -ii hi -���������'���������~  70 ACRES of timothy and clorer  pasture, the beet in B. C, plenty of  fine water; c^W������ $ 1;   hbrses $2' per  head per. month.   Brin|; yonr stock  Address, S.;H. Fokp, Saw4wick%  "^v^"f.ry.?^S.K?$"."g5^ / t   "      I    -  Tf  11  CORPORATION 0;F THE  Bir'tf ODlfiBLM  TO PROVIDE for, the ieaily closing  If all retail or wholesale shoos, ������tores>, or  lharehouses in which the following  foods are offeree! for sale within the "City  Cumberland. Groceries,- Drv -Goods,  Pxjts and Shoes, Clothing, Men's or  Joy's Furnishings, Hardware, * House  furnishings, Stoves, Flour and-Feed.  Whereas au application in writing has  fleen received by the Council ot hie Cor-'  Juration of,the City of Cumberland  (j'ned by more than thiee-fourths* of the  Ixuptcrs of shops within the inunic-  [tlity belonging to the classes of. retail  |t wholesale Grocers aud de.i'lers in Diy  ���������pods, Boots and Shoes, Gloshing. Men's  Hoys' Furnishings,,H-irdttare,   House  Iniiishings, Stoves, Flour and Feed, for  Le early closing of the same   as herein-  ler determined.   .. .  And whereas under the 'Shops ,Re_;u-  :ions Act, 19 >o," the Council ��������� of iIk-  'orporation ot the Cit> of Cumberland is  npowured upon reteiv ng an applica-  'm s -.signed to pas* tin: by '.au in man-  l;r hereinafter.appearing. ���������--���������<���������  Therefore, the Mnn cipal Council of  'e Corporation'of, the City 'of' Cuinber-  .ul enacts a-i fo!lov\s:  1. From and after the 1st day of Aprii  01, all shops, stores   ������������r 'warehouses ol  c class jr classes of On cenes  or.'deal -  tain" Dry   Goods,    Hoots, and   Shoes-  otl-ing.  Men's  and  Uo\s" Fuinishin���������  'oves, Flour and heed   within' the Mu-  cipahty of the Ciiv ndCumberland shall  and e;ich of the.n " -hall   be   and '. re-  I'riin closed on each and  e\ ery" day-  be-  pen six (6),of the c ock in the   evening  [each day and   ti\t (5) of  the clock in  Is forenoon of the   i'.cm   following  dav  Ith the   following .exception-*:'On   Sat-  lday> and during tne last   sixteen   (16)'  \ys in (he month of December and also  [ev/days', iiniuedi.itely preceding tlie   foi  |-1 ing day>, nainelx :* New   Yeat-   Day  liod'Fiidav,.the 24th or'.M;'������\,   Domm  Ift Da , Lab<n Da\,   .ind Tiianksgi\uif,j  L/ 7 t ..,1- x O O  1'. V.  r' ( ' C'     .   -Y ��������� Y i  BAn 1 the s'lid'clasjj o.^lasscs^of^shops*'  l)r >,, or worehoi'sesoi retail or   whole  11^1 ��������� afiiea ot aea eis in'.Dry Goods,  is antl Slioe^,   Clothing,'   Men's  and  .'������    Furnishings,-    Hardware,    House  |trnishii'gs,   'Stoves,   Flour, and    Feed  [I *  I* 1 > be and remain  closed-. froni  elcvi-n  tl} of tlie clock in   the   evening   of the  |;\s heretnbefine mentioned as excepted  jineiy:    Saturday?, the neek  da\s dur-  ���������_������ the last 16 day- in tne   month of De--  'luber, ami the drys. immediately   pie-  Lding the following day'--: '  New Year  |i\, Good Friday, tlu( 24 h of May   Do-  Ihnon l>a\,   L ibor   Dav    and Thank*  j/ing Day until five (5) of the   clock   in  fj forenoon ol tht; following day.  [2. This by-law sh ill take effect on the  |: dav of Apul 1901.  13. Any person found guilty of any in-  liction of any of the provsions of thi-  l-I-iw shall be liable upon conv ction  lerefore to & fine   not   more   than   fi������t\  liars, and   not   less   than   twent\-tive  nllars with the cost of prosecution   and  default of payment or sufficient dts-  jss therefor to imprisonment for a poll not exceeding twenty one days.-  [4. This by-law may for all purposes be  led as the general merchants "Early  ['rising By-law, 1901 "  [Read the rst time iSth March 19.)r.  Read the 2nd time 19th March 1901.  V '  Read the 3rd time 22nd March 1901.  Reconsidered,   adopted     and    finally  .sted by the Council this   25th   day   of  arch 1901.  Jas. A. Carthew,  It ' ..     Mayor.  I'iUrence'W. .Nunns,  City Clerk.  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Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  ..*A Y  1.5 .  |l  I;  v.y  Is-  li-  & *  ������ran_j|              _  That  Lossing Cat  <������ ��������� ���������  BY T. C. DBAN.     ,  In  >-p:!o of hi<4 sail   J-:<v lu* '-ouv.m-soJ  with hor with easy grace, as bo walked  beside her.    Coming t" 111" f.vck. -which  v/as   wide,   though  ������li::!li>\v. \h<-   scorned  'at a loss what to do.  "Would yon think me nulv," ho -inquired, looking into lie;- face with (he  frankness that was natural to him. "if  I carried you through the stioam. ft will  jiot tako me over the lops, of my high  boots?" f ���������  , Tie paused ii resolute.  Elizabeth gave him  a  more penetrating glance than before.    Then fhe stood  perfectly   still,   .willimit,    replying,     hut  lurried a liftl.e aside from him..  Very gently and oa refill ly he. took her  in   his  arms   and   waded   through     1hist ream.    Then he put  her down on tho  opposite   shore   without   coming   out   of  tho  water himself,   hut   said:  o "Yon see that smoke yonder, near that  bluff, that is Godfrey'*."    .  Then be turned to retrace his steps.  "Oh'!"   she   said  impulsively,/ "Mot mc  thank you lor your  kind lies'.  Lome."  "Don't mention it," he .replied,��������� but'he  did not turn round a.i:-iiti.  Elizabeth soon' ar. -ed at Godfrey's  "ramshackle"^ of. a !��������� ibiration, , nearly  at the door of "The Sure Footed Colt."  Elsie was immensely glad to see hov  friend'.  That night Elizabeth .said to Elsie,  after notes of'the pas t% years had been  exchanged and diseased, and they disrobed to lay down to their virgin sleep:  "Elsie, there is a pale-faced man. with  the manners of a gentleman, living in  this locality.    Do you know him?"  "Know hira! Well you enn'het your  -whole pile I do. Tie is the manager of  the Eagle Bill, which is owned by some,  person, put in Switzerland, and papa  says lie "is no good, and is as moan ns  scrub timber, and - he would give half,  the ore in the "Sure Footed Colt" if he  was six of seven feet under the hili-  fcide."     v  CHAPTEIJ. V.  i  ALliVMC VAI.l.K.Vl-'IKI.D.  When Albert'Yalloyiiold was 21 years  of age, life showered upon him its kind-  ^ est blessings.    He was the only child of'  'rich old Major Valjoyth-Ul, who boasting  of a long line of noble British ancestors,  fcottlod in New York .City, U. S., wheu  ,   Albert wa������s a  more hid,  in order to tho  more   readily    speculate     in   American  securities,which had been a pas iju with'  bim-during die senior-ye.irs of his life.  Though  New York was a good  enough  place for the major to make money in,  it was not a good enough place to odii-.  cate his boy in, so at the age of T.'������ Al-  Lertowas packed oft' to one of rhe I-hit,-  h'sh universities to be schooled after th?  traditions of his  fatheis.  i   Albert had made a 'mark  for  himself  at. -Cambridge,     and     returned     to   tho  United   States'   commercial     metropolis  when.''19 years old. with all the triumph  of   successful   examinations     upon   him.  In New  York  City,   under these  conditions: his life was one  round  of happiness and  pleasure.     Sought  for  on   account of his own worth, and the "prest-  age"'- his father's  fortune  gave him,  ho  w as  a social  lion  and  a  social  success,  ���������and his life for a .time after he had won  his graduation papers   was one long ray  01  sunlight into which the penumbra of  tare  had  not yet  como.     At this  time,  as a crowning benediction  to his  other  joyous  realities,  he  was engaged   to  be  married  to  one  of  New  York's   fairest  daughters,   a   Miss     Clara     Humphrey  Hawthorne,  who boasted  of Mayflower  distinction in her line of birth.  Albert was deeply attached to Ids  fan CO. and believimr that she was deeply attached to him, looked upon the  .success of his suit for lier hand as the  cnly remaining drop necessary to fill to  tho brim   his cap of happiness.  How  is it that some' im.-; just   l������e<*()....  Fate   dc"'Is   r.-<   he-   eni"le>i   onslaughis  that is the exact time idi'-n sho eartea  vorf. to make ns think grief is. the fu rh-  cst  fr>:n us 7  It v/as so in Albert's on.-.e; Indeed,  the .invitations had. boe.i issued for his  irarr age in Scntenibo.-, when on the  fourth" day of Angus.', his futlie:-. the  major, died from a sudden stroke of ap-  poplercy and an o.'.aminuiioii of his affairs by his executors revca'.'d (lie faet.  that he was a bankrupt, and that: all  A! bo ft, Ins son, ' poKosssoil in the wide  world now. was a property worth soiro  $10,000. left to .him by his mother at  her death. When the invesiigations  into tho affairs of tho elder Ya Hey field  were concluded, it was found that ho  was not only bankrupt, but that he had  left behind him debts to the amount of  over $00,000. and to pay, these Albert  .promptly sold his own property and took  up his father's paper that his parent  might go down to the grave wilh bono-.-,  ���������owing no man a cent. People fold AJbert  ho wa.s a' fool to do it, but to this he  only quietly replied: "There has never  >.oen a stain' on' a Vfli'\vf:old yet, and  no one has suffor'-d yet from those of  my. b'ood, and as far as I can pV; vent  it. no one ever shall."  He did this thing easily, as being a  vital principle of his being. A much  more ditlienlt thing for him to do was  the adaptation of himself to the patent  fact that his betrothed had suffered her  ardor for him to cool, oven before his  first sharp pangs of grief for his parent's death  had subsided.  As  soon   at   the   proper   time   arrived  he went  to* and  released  her  from the  tie that bound her to him, and when she  accepted   the   release   with   scant  effort  to disguise her pleasure,  over the dead  embers  of the  fire  of his previous successes    rose   a ' sweet  incense   of   satisfaction   that   ho   had     discovered     this  beautiful  croatu'-o'^ selfish  instincts ere  he ,had  been  inseparably joined  to  her.  As   Albert's      f;rh"r*^     downfall   had  ( 0!"i> tli'vi'itrh his spw-uhi tions in mining  *5ii������i-k'������.   Alher*   .-ir:*!i"d.   with   some    -oa-  i������",  (i;.--*   it   -,\-;i< 1n ihe nunc-: he had a  ..:.'.i 4,s i    i. ,.,*.. <���������... .,  (-,,',-,... livelihood,  yet it. seemed a   more severe illn^raci-m  Than u������ual of the irony of fate thai  th ���������  train   that   had   boon   onco   selected   ij>  Icar him away on his honeymoon turned  cut to oho, tile very train thai, now'took  Ium   on   his   mission     for '   cmployrasnt  among   the  mountains  of  the   far' w *st  country.  Under new and changed 'conditions he  fought the battle of life with indifferent  .success among the hills of (1alil<������r:ii������i,  and it wa* not until after throe or four  years of slavish work (hat he roso to  the position of manager of a small mine  called the Ragle Hill, in a new and not  vory  promising  mi::ing  locality.  lie had 'boon in Hun-go of this mine  only a short time, when putting, his expert knowledge of such mailers to good  account,'die discovered one day a new  and extremely valuable lode at the  boundary edges of the Eagle Pdll.Avhere  the, ore was so rioh that it was very  pal em to Yalleyuokl lhat many immense fortunes layo sleeping here inisil~  once. Strange that this discovery, which  should naturally have brought 'him pleasure and profit, should bring him trouble  aud care, but it so turned out to be.  It was .shortly before this particular  time that Elizabeth Stan wood became  possessed of this mine, aud ,of h'-r determination to inspect it, and her arrival  in this mining district the reader has already been informed. ' i  It's a Short Road  from a cough.to.consumption.!  Don't, neglect a cough���������take  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  when your cold appears.-, The  " bunce of prevention " . -is  better than years of illness. ,  r  ���������'" Words cannot eipress my gratitudi for the  good Shiloh's,Consumption Cure has done  mc. I had a chronic coujjh���������was in a danger-  ous condition. Shii.oh cured tlie cough and  saved me from consumption."  .   J. E. STURGIS, tfiagara Falls.  ''  , Shiloh's Consumption Cure is sold by ������,J1  tlruggiwts in Canada and United 8t:it������-e lit  25c, OOo, SL.OO a bottle. *In Groat Uritnin  nt Is. Sd., it*. 3d., and 4. Cd. A printed  ecnirantoo gooH \rlfb overy bottle. If you  are not satisfied go to your druggist and get  your money b������ck. /  .Write for illustrated book on Consumption.    Sent  without cost to you.    S. C. Wells ���������*) Co., Toronto.  ���������   CF1 AFTER VT.  .  KUZArSKTH  MEE'iS Vi'lTfi  AX .\CUtUEXT.  Elizabeth had pldnt'j - of food for  thought on, the second day of her arri-  A'al in the Little Gulch District, and  Elsie soon becani" aware that ber cousin  was far more rofiocf-ive and quiet than  when they had been cla.sa-mat.es together. Elsie noticed the change, but  at; is sometimes the" case she attributed  ii to the -wrong cause.    , >  That .there* v.'as some mystery about  her mine, Elizabeth felt sure; yet when  she thought of her manager (and she  did think of him very much that day!;  ifcj was of the graceful , and. court<y  way he had lifted Iter over that stream,  rather than in any other character.-Th_  delicate, yet tender, manner in.'which  he had performed,what he had regarded  as a duty, lingeietl with' her long, and'  she woiideied where his youth had been  spent for him lo receive thai kind of sin  education. - -     -  Jt did not require'much pei ception- en  Elizabeth's part . to soon discover froni  what was said in her hearing that the  It.ogle Bill and Sur<> Footed Colt were  rival mines, aud that a perfect lv hostile  understanding existed between the two  claims, but she rightly conjectured that  remaining away from her own possession for a time would be the best possible way to'allay suspicion, and at the  same time enable her to hear all the  gossip concerning the property that she  here owned.  Oa the third day of Elizabeth's arrival at Godfrey's. Elsie hept her room  and nursed a severe headache, while  her coiiFin passed ihe major part of tho  Cij in galloping Godfrey's mustang  ove'i- the bcuuiiliil but silent country.  Xear evening she directed him towards  a certain stream, let him splash through  it and then gallop far up into the woods  or. the opposite side. "Without considering the impulse that swayed her. ^he  passed on to the spot where the pickaxe  bandies had been made a few days before. All was silent here now. and the  touch of loneliness-which the view gave  her awoke her for the first time to the  real reason that had impelled her lo  take this direction. Feeling a littlo  abasod at hercown foolishness, she  brought her mustang around with a  jerk, and by giving him a sharp cut on  the flank, evidently desired him to go  back much faster than lie bad come.,  But this mustang was uoi- accu^tom^d  to such -sudden capr'c">. and he re^en;.-1  the lreatuie'it at "lice by ma kin.' two  rapid jiiinns forward, then wl.eeiin.:  .suddenly.  According to the American Lawyer,  there are in the United States no  fewer than 250,000 habitual criminals. , r  Pabmeleb's Pills possess the power, of  acting specifically upon the diseased organs,  stimulating to action the dormant energies  of the system., theroby removing disease'. 'In.  fact, so great is the power of this medicine  to cleanse and purify, that diseases of almost  every name and nature are driven ��������� from the  body. Mr. D. Carswell, Carswell, P. O., On*;,  writes: " I have tried Parmelee's .Pills and  find them an excellent medicine and one  that will sell well."  FLOWER   AND  TREd.  fThce is a holly ,tre-2 GOO years old near  ['isji, in Italy. ���������  Palms never live more'*ban 2f>0 years.  Ivy has been known to live -130, chostru't  Slib, oak I'.UOO aud yew '-".hoO.years.  A good strong dahlia   root set si way  in  the cellar iu the fall  will 'make' perhaps"  half a dozen plants no: \  sprincr. as each  piece with an eye aud a  root makes one  good olant. "  Some persons have periodical attacks ot  Canadian^ cholera, dysentery or diarrhoea,  and ha\'������j to use great precautions to avoid  the.disease. Change of water, cooking and  green fruit is sure to bring .on the attacks.  To such<persons Ave .would recommend Dr.  .J. D. Kcllogg'sJ Dysentery-Cordial sis being  ���������the best medicine in the market for al! sum-'  mer complaints., If a few drops sire taken  in water wheu the symptoms are noticed no  further trouble will be experienced.   '  /  Tears aro the  diamond   tips  of sorrow.'  'Many, a sickly  healthy appetite.  fly    has spoiled     a  I A   "TOUCANA "RELIANCE  CIGAR  L,A       AUoy/in/1,    FACTORY, Montreal  Slipinl-:������tve.  Reporter���������As I understand it, then,  the failure' of the institution was caused by the shrinkage of its cash assets?  President of the Institution���������Yes. sir;  that aud the shrinkage of the cashier.���������  Chicago Tribune.  IVot   I'll! Ill _>    EnoHf.vIi.  Tess���������Miss Sornwuey says sbe- just  hates to go to tbe opera.  .less���������Yes, but what"'she moans" is  that sin* can't "bare" to go to the  opera.���������-Philadelphia Press.  To be  Coi'tlnued.  Too  Const*U'tii iruiN.  Miiiard's Liniment Cnres Distemper.  -> Cnlled  tit nu   Easier  Piftl.!.  VT-3 womlcr \f auy men witn white  skms are calico" to rbe ministry after  ibe I'abliiou described by Booker T.  '.Va.-lnugiou in bis autobiography lie  s.r.-'i- .A colored man in Alab.-jm^. urn;  Ik.-' -I:u in .1 uiy. while be was at r.*crk  in .i .-<-*;n" i'"id sii'ddi'iily -r.ir- *<><��������� ��������� ���������>!  i .. i ���������������������������' - . ������������������;��������� r*i 'hi' "kics ^iiid. "O Inwd,  di- i-i-i: ii> am -o sxiassy, tie u-ork a;u so  . --ii -nil. u -;'i' am not -<o JioT ������uit I  h';i.������������������������������������.������ .!:s ().-.. sv am .-ailed io prcaeii." "  l  "Why haven't you congratulated that  bridal couple?"  "Can't <U it. I can't congratulate  her because "I know him, and I can't  congratulate him because I know her."  Couldn't Dig-CMt It.  Hungry ITiggins���������Say, honest, I'm dead  hungry, lady! Ain't ye got somethin fur  m e V  Mrs. Elousekecp���������Oh, you just came in  time! Here's an old coat of my husband's that I was going���������  Hungry Higgins��������� Excuse me. lady, bu*  l ain't no goal.���������Philadelphia Press.  Mnarti'8 Liniment. Cures Garget la Cows.  .f������>>.J   ��������� t������ ������������������������ (��������� i������|i������i������l������������������.  "W'Iiimi i lit^i o������ '. '��������� 'i'i ������������������!'!i-������������.' I it" woman wii(>.���������' t'.ad '.'< ��������������������������������������������� iiini-rnd fo������ ii".r  iiioiu-y "yoii !>(.4M.ipi"M '��������� low. im-rii.-il  Mo-.Minn. bul now MineU-: to me. voiir  DOs:iiou"-r-  "Is a hyniciit'iii on<?," hor Hushaucl tii-  u-'h-upted. ��������� Excliiinge.  Mmarl's Liniment Cures DiBlitteia.  Tf/Hiy  His  L.ife   Was  a.  Failure^  "Yes. I consider my life a failure.*'  "Oh. Henry, bow sad!    Why should  you say that?"  "I spent all my time making money  enough  to buy food and clothes, and  the food  disagrees with  me,  and   1115  clothes don't fit."���������Life.  I_Js-Fervent��������� I-I'������i>*?..  Mrs. Sleepyize���������Henry. Lite- alarm  clock just went off.  Mr. Sleepyize���������Tliank .yoodne^s! I  hope the tbmg'll never come pack.-*  Ohic State Joavvsl.  Minari's Linimeat Cnres Colas, Etc.  THE GAIT OF THE MAN  ONE   PLACE WHERE  IT BRINGS   OUT  "' "HIS'CHARACTER.-' -���������-.  ��������� *'. ,i ���������  An Old "Chair Warmer" Says That  V/aicliiBisYMen ns Tliey Cross tlie  Lobby of a. Fashionable Hotel Is'a  Great Study of Human' Nature.  "You can tell 'with probahle certainty  a man's character,' disposition and station in lifo when you.seo him cross a hotel lobby," said an old lobby lounger the  other day as he, sat down in��������� a chair in  one of the big hotels.  "Did you ever sit and watch the people  pass? It's an interesting study in human  character and the-result'of human experience. * Pride, timidity, assurance, weakness, concentration"���������all walk before you.  They say, that those things can ' be 'told  by' a man's manner of_ walking on the  sf'reut. or anywhere l else, but .start him  over the marble corridor and'see how all  his traits are emphasized and acceutu-  ated." -  ' .lust then two buds of manhood entered  the lobby where, the lounger sat. - The'y  wore high white'collars. /-They walked  hard and laughe/T loud.. One, of them  'stopped at the cigar stand to light a cigarette and called 10 his comrade-to wait.  Then they deliberately walked directly  towa'rd the bar. They did not try to conceal the fact that they were going toward  the hotel's barroom. They did it openly.  They even advertised it. Probably they  were,going to get a very wicked drink.  -'T)o- ypu know,'' mused--the lounger,  "that there-'is a* certain. atmosphcrevthat-  can. be-found' only,'in first' class, hotels?  -It is ah atmosphere of.'what'-might'.be;  called/.'sporty 'gentility. It -makes, men  ,feel ill it ease unless their clothes are  good." To enter the lobby"of a -"fashionable hotel, causes 'some men 'to talk .in  words and'on subjects^that are-unusual  to' them���������to put on airs! as it' were! Men  never hesitate to say: ���������" v  " 'I   was  in  the hotel,- you' know,  when I met So-and-so', aud he told  me,'  etc.    - ' ' .    ,.  . "Those two young gentlemen, that you  just saw enter the bar feel all this. They  i'eel that- they would acquire a certain  position in the social scale by appearing,  to be at home in this lobby. But-their,  noisy manner makes it :ipparent that,they'  wish to advertise their presence, and.thus  they destroy the improssiou which'they  try-to create.      ' , \. ,  "To cross a hotel lobby is something of  an event to a man who isn't usea to it,"  continued-the lounger, "and that is why  personal1 characteristics stick out'all the  stronger when he does. Now, thei gentleman'who is proud of his looks is sure to  give a free exhibition of himself as he  walks across the smooth floor.' He will  square his shoulders and hold out his  chest and throw back his������haughty head  and strut like a proud, plumed thing.  You can almost imagine that you see hot.  tlames bursting fc-om his nostrils.' ;He  glances from right to left to be .certain  that be is being closely observed. ,He_  acknowledges the smile of the" cigar girl  wilh" a sweeping salute. He raises his  hat-and bows grandly to the telegraph,  gh!, and when lie has0 reached the counter where the'clerk stands there is a feeling hf_the lobby not unlike that in the  street after the circ.-.s parade has passed.  It is a feeling that all is .over.   >    '  "Not so with the timid, modest gentleman. He will walk hurriedly, as though  glad to have the ordeal past. lie does not  d;ire to look about him, but he will probably rub his nose or stroke'his chin as a  shy man does who walks down a long  church aisle. He is ashamed to be making himself so prominent. If you speak  to this man afterward, you will find that  his voice is mild and his manner self de-  preciative.  "After all," continued the "chair boarder," "the most interesting sight is that of  a man whose feet are at home-*on grasp  or plowed ground making a voyage over  the marble floor of the hotel lobby. Such  a one is impressed with the awfulncss of  the thing. He is panic stricken to begin  wilh. and, then, Mie st'dne is so solid that  it1 gives a shock to each foot as he puts  it down, so that he lifts it high with each  step, like a chicken walking in tho wet  grass, and. then, there is the constant  peril of slipping. The distance across the  lobby seems, miles.     I   have seen  a  man  take it by easy stages���������walk first to - a  chak and sDeak into it, and then rise  gingerly .and grit his teeth and start out  again full of grim determination. Such'  a man is sure to be noticed. Just because  ���������he longs to" be unobserved unkind'fate,  fastens'every one's eyes on him. f     , '.  "Thei;e  is one  type,  however,"  mused  the lounger, "that no'one notices.    He is  the man who lives in hotels.     He walks  across the lobby with as much unconcern  as be would into his own bouse.    In fact,  I believe that men who have been guests  yoai\'aftor vear at the sume hotel grow to -;  asiimii' a sort of ownership.'    ' -    ,  i "There   is   another   set   of   individuals  whose  habits  and  character  are  unmistakable when t,hey' appear in  the hotels. ,  I belong to this class myself.    They call  us "chair warmers,'  'lobby loungers' and  ,  other things.    In the summer time-we fill  the row of chairs on the sidewalk in front ,'  or  sit   with  our  chairs  in 'the  street, iu  front and our feet on the edge of the sidewalk.    Wq -'lie always on the shady side  of   the   building   aud   in   the   path   of ra  breeze,  if possible.     In   tbe  winter time  we  are  in   the   lobby,, where,  it's   warm.  You can tell us ,by one certain) sign.    \W  are always sitting.  '���������.'Slid the panorama of the lobby goes'  on���������men who strut fiercely and show lhat |  they  are petty  and   vain:1 men   who  shy  and' hurry and show that they are Mimic!  and' nervous;   men   whe? walk   anxiously  and uneasily, showing Unit they ar;1 now  and    green;    men    without    concern'   pi-  thought of themselves, showing that they  -  have had e.xpcrioneoc in  such  affair's arid v  have   business ahead;   men   who   have  a   '  hunted look, as though' they hadn't paid  their laundryLbill: young men: who want  to be as 'blooded' as the,older men; idle  men with nothing else to do; bold,men.1  timid  men.  busy men.  vain, men,  modest:  men', prosperous men and-ne'er do wells���������   ~_  it's a'picture, that is before me daily as I  sif  hero,   an'  interesting' picture, that   1 ���������;  study   and .muse  upon." .;.<,,        < <��������� ., .  -   '' .< . .   . _.  / A Ventriloquist. ,'  Probably,every one has seen a-lime   -  when   be'wished   he  could- administer ( "  rebuke 'impersonally.    The Springfield  ���������Republican pictures an occasion  when,  it was done. - .  <��������� The "grouchy" individual came front-  behind his papcu- and glared' savagely   ���������  at the  woman   with  the crying baby.   *  "Why can't you���������koop thatdjrat quietV"^  he snarled.    "What's theSnatter with-"  it, anyway?" :   ! ��������� .   '  '  There was^a dead' silence in the car,  and 'then   a   pitilessly, ,'distinct -voice  from   nowhere   in'' particular  'replied. ^  "Hethinks your face is the moon, and ?'  he's crying for it.'.' _  The" surly-ono lo'bkcd about with  a  -  deathly'stare.   Every one was quaking   .  with   mirth,   but*'preserved .a  solemn ,  countenance except the ���������ma.D._,w.ho/ was'  smiling out of the window at" the.other   .  end of the car.      ��������� '.    j ,    "      . '" y .  ' "There   are  advantages   iti- beinsr   a -  ventriloquist,"  be murmured .softly to  himself.   . " ",.-..*  -    >      '        '     '������������������ : 7.������������������ ,���������-      '  ,' ' TheiCause of It.,*        Y"'1^ '  ���������  Tess���������May   Wmsum  is quite, ill, ^1 be-    r  lieve. l o       ;  .less���������Yes; she's developed-chr'onic-hys-   ^  teria. ' ��������� ,-'  'Toss���������What's the cause of it, do you.  know? 1                                    ,   '  -.less���������Somebody foolishly told her .that  she looked beautiful when she laughed.��������� -  Philadelphia'Press.      ' c  A Funny Custom.  In southern Italy one of the peculiar  customs "of the'peasants is the wearing .  of price" marks on new suits of clothes.  Whereas in other countries tho dealer's  ticket and tag are removed the moment a  suit is bought in,the sunny toe and heel  of the European "boot" they are fastened  on the tighter and worn until they fall  off. The object of this, presumably, is to  show neighbors that you .have new  clothes, bought on such a day and costing  so much at So-and-so's.   The Real Difficulty.  "Are you suffering from cold?"  "No.   My trouble started with a cold,  but I took all the remedies my' friends  prescribed,  and they are what I am -  ;,, J  <   1  j  m  ���������{3  ���������31  suffering  Star.  fijom    now.'' ��������� Washington  SUM  '1  ��������� 'i  He Cures Every Form of Piles Thoroughly and V^ell  Without the Danger,  Expense   and Pain  of an Opera lion.  ... It is surprising what a large num-  t>or of men and women, sutler from  tne wretched uneasiness and torturing itching of piles. You may be  among those who, through modesty  or fear of the surgeon's knife, have  "been prevented from appealing to  your'physician for a cure, ifou have  tried the hundred and one things that  friends have recommended and have  become discouraged. You say, as1  many have said "before you, that  there is no cure for piles.  Now is the time for you to turn to  Dr. Chase, 'whose famous ointment is  recogtiized the'world over as the only  actual cure for every form of piles.  The real substantial value of Dr.  Chase's Ointment has given it a  unique position among medicines. It  is used in nearly every neighborhood  on this continent and has become.  known by word of mouth from friend  to friend and. neighbor' to neighbor.  Ask your friends about it, ask your  drugg-ist, ask your doctor, Others-  have been discouraged, and .after  yearn of misery have been cured by  Dr. Chase's Ointment. Here is one.  Mrs. James Brown,. Hintonburg, near  Ottawa, writes :���������"I have been a  constant    sufferer  from nearly  every  fontv of piles for the last 20 years,  and during that time, both hero and  in the old country, have tried almost  every  remedy. ���������-  'T am only doing justice to Dr.  Chase's Ointment when I say that I  believe it to be the best remedy obtainable, for bleeding and protruding,  piles. I strongly recommend Dr.  Chase's Ointment to'mothers,' or 'indeed, to any person suffering from  that  dread .torment���������piles."  Mr. George Thompson, a leading  merchant of Blenheim,��������� Ont., states :  "I was troubled with itching piles  for 15 years, and at times they were  so bad I could scarcely walk. I tried  a great ma.ny remedies, but never  found anything, like Dr.- Chase's Ointment. After the third application I  obtained relief, and was completely  cured by using one box." Ask your,  neighbors about Dr. 'Chase's "Oint-"  ment, the only absolute cure for  piles.  You can obtain Dr. Chase's Ointment for 60 cents a box from any  dealer. If you prefer, enclose this  amount to these- offices and the rem--  cdy' will be sent, postpaid, to your  address. Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Toronto.  '��������� ���������������'!  "C:".".^?KT-'.' ,4r^;'-":T.i--^: ,<J,    ,
"    GOODBY.
Goodby and farewell; I am drifting- away
With the lo\e of my life from your love of a day.
The laurels are won J and the thousands adore.
And you never will notice one heart less or more.
Goodby and farewell; I shall go from your sight
As the pale, stars go out with tiie dawning of
light,
When the sun god comes forth all the dark to illume
And who gives a thought'to the starlight at noonf
Goodly, fare thee well; may life's sun ever shine
With a soft golden glow over thee and o'er thine,''
And  when  lengfch'ning-  shadows  speak  softly  ol
rest    >'
May a rose glow from heaven tint the cloudsnia
\,   c ihe west. ,
���Rose VanB. Speece in Scranton Tiibune.
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MONSIEUR GI60N.
' A SKETCH.
BY MTSTNIE BOBIWSON.
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Monsieur    Gigon    -was "" professor    of
French and Spanish.    We met as teacher
, and pupil one spring in New Orleans. 1
!-aw his advertisement for pupils in the
>   tnomiug   paper   and   wrote   to   him   foi
lorms.    He answered in'person.       '������
The' doorbell   of   my, pension1 s,erit   a
. !-,hriil peal across the courtyard. I did
not know what, a trembling, pale old
hand pulled it.( ,Then the gingerbread
colored face of the Creole maid appeared
at my'door, and I wa.s told, '"Dai* be er
*    ���* it
gin'elmhv t,er see mam'sclle.'-'        -    ,
A ^slender,   white-haired,   white' mus-'
'tnched-little old gentleman rose from the
corner of. a sofa as I cnteied the low par-
' lor and 'introduced 'himself as Monsieur
Gigon. profosseur. _ '���       ,"������,'
r'He wore a drpss.suit, which, though riot
���   exactly shabby, 'socmed-of somewhat ancient cut* and as if it had  been brought
out of some place where it ha (I been neatly folded away for :\ long time.    It had
r-verydong, sloping coaltails, of which he
was extremely careful whendie reseated
.himself.      ,        ' ,   ,     <
I-    I sat down opposite him, and the flood
of  afternoon   sun-dune > pouring  through
the   window   behind   him - showed   me ra
thin, hatchet shaped face almost the color
of leather, with a dapper goatee-ahd long
( .mustachios,   lately   trimmed, ,and.'larger
'   eyes of so., pale a gray that they were .almost the.hue'of glass.1,'
His   lower  jaw   trembled   continually,
- and his long, bloodless lingers, shook, too,
as  he kept folding  them  one  over the
other.   >     - , v j
lie began,to talk of the",lessons I wished  to take, and   in  spite of  the,, strong
restraint that he was putting upon him-
v self, I could not help -noticing.4Hat' once'
' -or twice his-eyes fairly 'darkened- with
eagerness���said that be could give -theni'
-. at my  pension  or in  my  classroom the
days and hours that w.ould be most convenient lo me. '     J      , ' ��� ������     li    ~ ' -
��� "You 'have a classroom ?"' I said'     ", '
�� r "Oh, yes.'-  he replied-'with a pompous
sweep of the'hahd. "quite at your service^"
-'mademoiselle."
"And ' you "have   no   other, pupils   od
^Wednesdays arid FiiSays, at 11 o'clock?"
-  He paused  a   moment  and   pulled his
goatee reflectively..., "No!" he announced
' at last' iu a-decided tone.  '
,'*Then, 1 shall come on those 'days to
your classroom, for the parlor here is so
���'often occupied.that.it would not he convenient.lo "take my lessons at the house."
"Very good, mademoiselle," he replied
briskly, rising:'and making me a profound
bowy  '.'On Wednesday.'then, and au plai-
sir de vous voir." ' It was not the sun-
il-ehihe  that   so   suddenly   brightened   his
eyes aud quickened his gestures, I think.
'He %bowed himself out of the _roorn
and down the stairs with so much animation that I had/a vague sense of having
assisted at some kind of .transformation
of personality.  ' >   '* ' :
On; Wednesday I presented myself, at'
the classroom. "I  remembered   Monsieur
Gigon's  having  put  it  ."at  my   service"
with so ceremonious" a' tone and gesture
When I entered.    It was merely a 10 by.
, 12  garret,   dimly   lighted   by   one  small
window and door, and  furnished  with a
wooden table without a cover and^two or
three, shelves   of   unintere.stiug;$lookiug
hooks.   There were dust and dalj everywhere, as if the landlady ncvc^j'bmcra-
bered it in her rounds.    I do not'think she
did, nor him, either, save on  rent days.
Monsieur    Gigon     appeared     presently,
shorn of the splendor of his  dress coat
and wearing in its stead an odd species
of morning jacket that,reminded me more
than anything else of those short,  flow-
in/' sacks which  French" Creole ladies in
reduced circumstances wear in the fore-
liour, ,we sometimes had short talks about
Mexico, ' where Monsieur ,, Gigon had
learned Spanish. He spoke of that country with quite the experienced air of a
great traveler, though it seems that it was
the solitary voyage die had made in his
life besides the passage from Bordeaux
to America. He lovedrto recall the blue
Mexican sky, tho warmth of the sun
there, the prodigality o��'fruits and vegetables and the beautiful women. "But
there are beautiful women everywhere,"
he would conclude. This was (a little
piece of general gallantry that, he always
aired whenever he had specialized as to
the physical perfection of the women of
any' country, whether they wTere Greek*
P'lench, American sor Mcr.iran, rroin
which I inferred, lonely bachelor as rhe
was, that my professor, true'to his na-
, tiou, Mas a universalis! in his'admiration
of the fair sex.
��� One morning when I entered the classroom, on whose shelves among tlie dusty
books T began often to see small red vials
now,''! found Monsieur Gigon before the
���tabic, apparently jotting down hieroglyphics in a 'small,,notebook and with a
pile of new looking class books. before
him.       '
"Is ,he  an   Egyptian  scholar, too?"   I"
asked myself :as I laid my copy of "Iphi-
' genie'? upon the table.
lie looked up in some confusion, th,en
lOse. doffed his cap and said: "Mademoiselle finds me at My studies this morning.
I 'a:u learning Stenography." '
, "Something harder than French?" I inquired.    , i  ���      -,   ,
"Oh. not so very diflicult. I have been
not always "so easy fo get/ French and
Spanish scholars, and it-does not pay
\ory well; then. Now. this stenography
pays'very well, they tell me, and many
people are'learning it these days. fIt is
the thing to'learn, you know. 'Now, in a
.few more weeks, when I shall know it
'better, per hops I shall be able to form a'
class and teach it."
- lie did not look'a(,mc as,lie thus laid
bare .this perilous ambition of liis, but
straightened himself proudly in,his chair
.and began to search tor the second scene
of the third act in "Iphigenie." 'Monsieur
Gigon-might he given, to the weakness ot
the repetition of his sentiments ou? ma t-
-ilois in general, but this.wa's the first time
in pur acquaintance that he had ever-allowed me to catch a glimpse of his real
circumstances. This had .happened by
'ina'dvertence-now,. foiY !��� had '.come in
some minutes before my hour. Otherwise
-Ids books would have been on the shelf
and he waiting to receive me,!-wearing-an
air of having nothing in this world to do
hut devote his mind to commentaries on
Racine's verses.
He already was regretting'his, flow of
confidence:   I, could tell-it-by the-way in
which  he began ,to stiffen  in expression
and attitude.    Poor Monsieur Gigon!   He
had that unhappy gift of picturing him-
..self as others saw him.  and  he fancied
now that I was calling him an old fool in
my  mind  and   amusing  mj-self  mightily
over 'the thought that "he was'trying to
learn stenography--at" his age.-much Mess
^each a class. ." J    J    ���>     -   '
*   .But 1 was not thinking quite that. "' It
did occur to me'that there" was not much
very true that not every one can talc-
thein with impunity. Whence er a b.uh.
hot, cold or tepid, is followed by a sen--."
Cf -oppression or inconvenience of any
kind.it is more likely .to have done hasm
than good.'. The. harm, co:ncs from' ihe
reckless expenditure of heat. Those v\ ho
.have an abundant suiplus of heat, mi
that there is sufficient to vaporize the
moisture beside* that needed i^v o-diua ;.'���
purposes, may wisely ciiiig to cold phiv-es
and sh.ower Lath. Those who are suffe-
ing from debility will, do well ,to. \es\\o
them alone. Liven healthy poi'sons skydd
substitute a  sponge hath whenever t!"-v
MAKING   FIRE   BY   WOOD.
feel  a  repugnance
���style of bat'.mg ��� J
th" more  rigorous
��� \"oil: 'Sim.
Tlie "llnhit" of Fruit  Cesrtn;;.
Fruit bearing ia :i""s.i. uieicly a hal.il,
rt'or'a young  tree,  t.d'e.i  in  h.uyl  at   ia ���
commencement, need only be pruned d.'-
ing  tin'   iiiM   three   ";���   four  years,   .if.i��� i"
which   it   will   conihi.U'   io  pnduce ,f m:
spurs of itself, for it  must be rememh - -
ei!   that   fuiit   .bearing, is  a  hab:t   ��!���!  'i
may  be  encouraged   in   trcosf.  a:i'd   v.'l-e i
once they'are, well'trained to do i:  t ,e ���
'will   not ,vary,   except- in   untoVard   <���''���-
cumstancos.' "Therefore  the'aim   or-.-ill
pruning,   whether of  root or  bia'neh.  or
young trees or old is to induce thc,r fiuit
bearing habit.���Prolitablo Farm and Gar-"
V 	
Frankly Exprcss��jl.
"I am a man of few   words,", said the
busy citizen.      , ''
' "I am glad to hear it," answered .the
caller, with a superabundance of assurance/ "I've got a whole lot" to s-'ay to
you. and the fewer tinies you interrupt
me the better I'll be pleased."���Washington Star.    ,    y       " '
Wn;
'Natnral foni-tn'iio:). ~   '
r t
���t,s���Cleopatia 'must -have I een   a
hard drinker. ,   / ,       , . '
��,�����o wi-v'' ^    " '      - ���      ' '
i^*-1)-.^-.      '��� cy ��� i^    --        , , -    i
, Waggs���Well,'    history    mention*    ihai
she died  ot" snakes.���New \ ork Sun.
A
The Greatest   Elect rleiaaft...
votc��  was   rocoutly   laken   bv
uoon     when     they    are     making    their
"menage." v
After a preface of elaborate apologies
he begged my'pcrmis.siou to put on a little round black cap which he was carrying in his harfdjand which he said helped
his nouralgia.^ft]
Tl^e caj) ddmlcd. we sat down to our
les.s'on. The classic Iliad chosen to read
was the "Iphigenie" of Racine, and there
seemed a certain correspondence to my
surroundings and to:the professor in the
edition. I had bought it at an ancient
smelling secondhand -bookshop on line
lioyale, and it had a faded brown cloth
cover with mildew spots; here and there,
and the title in faded ink ou a slip of. pa-,
per, pasted to one side.
On reading the title of.the mildewy little booh my teacher brightened visibly
and remarked with enthusiasm. "Ah, the
Greeks, they were a brave people," a
speech which he made always with the
same warmth at the commencement of
each succeeding lesson. If I have yet an
undue amount of admiration for the ancients to the prejudice of the moderns, it
may he attributed to .Monsieur Gigon's
persevering, inculcation.      -
Tie was a very painstaking, patient instructor, plowing through.the same phrase
with me half a dozen limes, to be sure
that I had caught the exact sense of it^
and encouraging me often when he felt
that I had at last mastered it by exclaiming -with uplifted pale eyes, "La Fontaine. Racine, and .Beranger, they were
the perfect writers."
If my lessons were finished within the
prospect.of his being able to form a ste-
nogiaphy class with so many ouicker'and
younger rivals in the field, but my mind
was mostly filled with admiration at the
persistent determination of this feeble,
palsied old man. It is true that there
was positively nothing practical in this
great effort lie was making���the' gods,
alas, endow so iew of us with practicality
���hut it was such' a pitifullj' heioic
struggle toward "gaining the Iife,"as he
would expLess it. that it took one's breath
away-to think of it. much as if it had
been the twelve labors of Hercules.
"Ah. the Greeks were a brave people."
he said at length, indicating to me-the
,veise where we were to begin reading,
and .1 took up the fortunes-of Achilles'
beloved again.:' apparently remembering
nothing of those of my..professor.
* *,*-.* * * *
"The morning'for my last lesson came.
.1 was quitting New.Orleans for the summer. Monsieur" Gigon was much shaken
to give me up, though'he was-too proud
to say so. I "fancy that I was really his
only permanent scholar, though he spoke
vaguely of a young man whose "devoirs"
he corrected at leisure moments.
; The lesson went rather badly. He did
not care at, all when I construed an imperfect tense for a past definite one���unheard of indifference'on his part. At
hist, with many an'apology, he took down
one of the little red vials from a shelf-and
swallowed part of its contents, then, turning to me. with a pathetic quaver in his
dry old voice, he said: "C'as conte cher!
Vou do not know bow that costs, my
dear!"
After that there was no a tempt to pro-
eeed with the lesson. I attempted to say
a few little things by way of faroweil
words and spoke of the near future when
Monsieur Gigon's class in stenography
would n<>" longer be a dream., but. a re-
idity.
Ho looked blankly at me when I.'snid.
this and shook his bead.    "There are so
many   of   those    signs   to   learn   in   the
stenography,"  he said���"so many.    One
never, finishes with them.    And I"���   A
strange, gray pallor spread over his leathery old face.    I Larose to' go.    It seemed
.too  pitiful  to stand  there and sec .that
proud  old   soul  come  at last to. an  acknowledgment of its  weaknesses to another person. -     ������'".',
"And   I,"   he  continued,   straightening
himself and looking out past the sea, of
red housetops, "I see the bell, towers of
*the other world yonder."
'  I held  out my  hand.    He took it,  remembered then the part he had to play
in life, shook it and said in a g-ay. cracked
old   voice,   "Bon   voyage,   mademoiselle,
and au revoir."
I wonder sometimes still if Monsieur
Gigon has arrived at the bell towers of
the other world.���New York Commercial
Advertiser.
Elecirical   World and  Engineer on ihe
'"2."�� ^reatc^i  names in electrical science
during   i.'ie'hiFT   century"   Tho   panic
ipant-J in, the ballot  were L'77 members
of tbe American'Institute of .Electrical
' Eugfheers.  who were requested  to ar
'rangy tbe names in the order of sup
posed excellence."-    -
The  following list,  therefore,   shows
uot only the men who were chosen, but.
also ,.their standbier   in   the  esteem   of
the institute:. Faraday. Kelvi'u. Edison.
Bell. Morse. Henry,-Tesln. Elilui Thorn
.sou. Maxwell. Ampoii', S.i metis. I'lun.
Flertz.      Davy.   ' Brush,     Wheatsioiie.
l-Ielmboltz. Gramme,  Stoiumetz.-' Rout-
gen.   SpragUG. ' Plan to.   Marconi.   Oor-
Astc;d  aud 'Joule.   However,   two' other
1 ballots'were taken for comparison with
,the one just mentioned.
_lTht�� opinions of 25'eini'uent members
of the institute were embodied Mn one
aud thoso of 25 professors of electi icit.��.
in   colleges dn   another.   '" The' former
group placed Maxwell second and Oen
ry fourth, .showed an equal preference
for Bell and Edison for fifth and'gave
Tesla  the   fiftcenlb.   The  college  pro
fessors put .Maxwell third and  Edison
fourth,   were equally divided   between
Herts'.. Henry and Elihu Thomson foi
fifth,  accorded   Bell   and   Morse  equal
honor and ranked Tesla fifteenth. <
One    Cnmi��er   Wlio    Tried   Tills   Ancient  Plan   Without  Sijcccsh.
"Hanged if I believe anybody ever
made a fire by' rubbing two sticks together, all traveler*.' yarns to the contrary notwithstanding." declared an enthusiastic local spoilsman the other day
"1 spent a couple of weeks with a camping party last spring, and one morning 1
got separated from the other boys, and ii
was night before I found my way back to
our .shack. 1 am an inveterate ���smoker,
and when I filled up my pipe after wandering around for an hour or two I was
horrified to find that my match safe was
empty. As soon as I made that discovery my' desire, for a smoke increased
about 500 per cent. If I had had my gun
along, 1 could have started a blaze without trouble, but unlrickily I had set out lo
do !>oine fishing and had no weapon'but
my hook and line. Naturally the first
thing that occurred to me was fiint and
steel, but I-couldn''! find any flint, and
then I happened'to think of the old story
about, making fire with two npieces of
wood.    < , '' <
"Well, I 'won't tire you with'details, but
if ever a man gave an experiment a conscientious trial61  did on this occasion; I
picked  up chunks of half a dozen different,kinds of-wood,  trimmed them down
with  my penknife and  Iried them all-in
various combinations, using one hard and
one soft stick, exactly as the story books
say the Indians-do.    But, although I rubbed  until'the^pesky  things  were  chafed
, nearly in two. I  never succeeded  in-getting them'even warm. , At last I remem-,
bered reading somewhere about.a scheme
of the natives of Java;  who are said to
Jay  a fiat piece of wood on  the. ground
and twirl a small rod. top fashion, oh its
tlsuri'a.cc,   by   means   of   a1 cord.     I   soon
made one.of the machines, cutting up my
'suspenders for the string.   At the end of
half an houi\I was red hut and the apparatus was dead cold. .Bur. I ha'd 'gone far
enough to con\inco me that the'man1 who
wrote the story'was a  triple plated 'liar,
and  I yearned- i iolently  for his gore.     I
struck   camp  just   about  dusk,   and (lhe
'first-thing I did was to-grab, a coal from
the fire and put it on.my pipe.    Later pn
I discovered four matches in the-lining of
my vest.   1 won't repeat my remarks, but
my  friends asked  me why  I  didu'J: talk
'that way in  the  woods.    They say  my
language would have set fire to a piece ol
asbestus."      . '
WIPED OUT THE GANG-
THE   BATTLE   THAT   EXTERMINATED
THE -EXELBY  OUTLAWS.
A Close Quartern Kiulsi \tiJU <;r::is
Tlint Won Kor C��:>��:s.*m Vi:ii-ti-tt,
"Who Was Jn Ihe Tlu'oli of Uic Kitty,
tji'e      Sioui'    JViiine      of    ""WouiitleJ
Knee."        a
"How we jwip'ed the famous K^-flhy
gang of outlaws out 'of evidence ha.-> i.cv-
ei been told < xcept in <j :h\al _ government reports,"'said Captain Cam! �� J.
Eartlett, who u.sed to be a glive.n.'ivnt
scout and deputy United "?ta:e�� iii.tiNuai
at Deadwood, to"a group op in.i.il.i
""The gang had struck" tt'i ior to i n'rjr,
Indian 'on the ivs'ervjiii.ui ���'.���'!"> bad ,any
property and to eveiy ranvii. ii * TY <>- -
la. I was at that lime, m 1. . I- iu a, ',o
ofrihe Pine Ridge and Rosebud agencies.
1 had heen placed there h'cause of my
familiarity with the Sioux country.,. Only
:i short time alter i arrived I was ordered to exterminate the Exelbys at. any
cost." '
"Affairs   reached    a    ei'N.>>    when    :ho
n ii
p >\\\
bv
A  CRITICAL   HUSBAND.
A SniiK Fortnnc.
Frpm the whirl of gossip iu tbe finan
cial center, says the Philadelphia' Record, comes a little story of the contents
of tbe stroug riii box belonging to WM
liam L. Elkins.- Away,down in tbe hot
torn of"it. according to the story, there
is a single certificate of stock of the
Standard  OU company-which  bus not
been touched for years.   The certificate
calls  for  10.000  shares,   which  at  the
present market figure represents a face
value   of   more   than   SS.000.00O.    The
head of one of the large trust com pa
nies.practically admitted the other day,
that the story   was  true.   Twenty-live
years ,ago    the    Belmont   Oil    works,
which belonged to Mr. Elkins,,were ab
sorbed by  the Standard  Oil company,
and the 10.000 share certificate formed
a part of tbe price paid.
Cowsucks  Arc " R tMiiorsele.ss Si>l��l ier.s.
The Russian authorities have always
been aware of tbe usefulness of their
Cossack soldiery in quelling outbreaks
even in European Russia. Forty years
ago these wild soldiers of the steppes
won* sent to .quell the insurrection in
Poland. Tho horrible butchery which
has ousued in Warsaw and other Poh
ish towns forms one of the blackest
pages in the history of Russia. Only
IS months ago the Cossacks were let
loose in the streets of St. Petersburg fo
restore order among the disaffected
students of 'the university. Riding
straight into the bands of students the
Cossacks lashed right and left with
their long cruel reins loaded with lead,
and the students were literally driven
into submission.
Kow He War,Thoroughly Tamed  fiy
��� u Wonuin oi'  Wit. r t,
I dare say there isn't a "woman" on
earth'who hasn't a theory on the subject
of how to manage a husband, and 1 have
never yet-come^ across.a man who .was
anyone worse for a little scientific han-'
dling" now and. then. If I. were' iii the
florist business, 1 d send a palm to a certain senator's daughter, who'has set an
example managing wives nnght 'follow
with profit. She bas"a husband," thisjsen-
atdr's. daughter, who is^ disposed to be
critical. Most'of his friends are men of
great wealth, who live extremely well,
-and association with them has made him
somewhat hard to please in the matter
of cooking. For some time the tendency,
has been growing on him. 'Scarcely a
meal at his home table, passed without
criticism- from him. ""'
"What is this' meant for?" he would
ask after tasting an entree his'wife had
racked her brain to think up.
"What on earth is this?" he would say
when dessert came on.
"Is this supposed to be a salad?" he
would inquire sarcastically when the lettuce was served. The wife stood it as
long as she could. One evening he came
home in a particularly captious humor.
His wife was dressed in her most becoming gown and fairly bubbled over with
wit. They'went in io dinner. "The soup
tureea was brought.in. Tied to one handle was a card and on that card the information in a big round h'aud:
"This is soup."
Roast   beef, followed,   with   a   placard
announcing:        ������ - '    i
"This is roast beef."
The potatoes" were labeled, the gravy
dish was placarded, the olives bore a
card marked "Olives," the salad bow)
carried a tag marked "Salad," and when
tho ice cream cam,e in a card announcing
"This is ice cream" came w,ith it. The
wife talked of a-thousand different things
all through the meal, never once referring by word or look to the labeled
dishes. Neither then nor thereafter did
she say a word about them, and nev.er
since that evening has. the captious husband ventured to inquire vh-"' anviliiiig
set before him is.
Cold Water Treatment.
Cold water treatments should always
be taken with a grain of judicious salt.
There aro cold water plunges, for instance, without which some persons
would feel that they couldn't really begin
the clay. In spite of the enthusiastic
words in favor of the cold plunges, it is
Tiden In the Stars,
Professor Campbell of the Lick observatory  reports that the star called
Xi  Geminorum.   which   bas long  been
known as a variable, is in reality double,   but   its   two   components   are   so
close that no telescope is able to separate them, and their existence is prov
ed  by'the shifting lines  in  the spec
trum.   Tbe variations in brightness, he,
thinks, can only be due to tbe attraction between the two stars raising im
mense tides in their molten or vaporous
globes,   which .through   tho  effects   of
compression  or otherwise displace the
spectral lines.
Wamteil n Hlot.
Before Cecil Rhodes went to fCimber-
lc-y he was walking near Paarl with Rml-
yard Kipling on a hill whence a most
.beautiful view was to be obtained. The
outlook, however, was slightly spoiled by
three' apple trees, and Rhodes decided
that they'must come down. So he rushed to the nearest cottage and. finding the
door locked, broke, it in. found an old ax
and -began, hacking the trees down. Kipling sat by in silence?. 'At last the "trees
fell. ��� Rhodes sat down to enjoy the
view. Kipling got up. picket! up a piece
of dirty rag.that was lying on the ground
and tied it oh a branch of one of the fallen trees. -.'-...
"What on earth did you do that for?"
said Rhodes. "Now I can see the view,"
replied Kipling. '"You must never have
a scene too perfect. You must always
have a blot, and that is my blot. If you
get perfection, you cease to enjoy it."
To Make linKizi*.
Haggis is .made in various ways, all
more or less elaborate. The simplest
manner of preparing it is this: Boil the
head, heart and liver of a sheep with one
.pound of bacon, for an hour; then chop
them, season highly and add sufficient
raw oatmeal to make a thick mush. Boil
for two hours in a Lag and serve in the
same, opening it and rolling it back to
look as well as you can. This receptacle
is less objectionable than that frequently
seen   in   Scotland���a   sheep's   stomach!
pang got away with oO of
longing to a Tiiendiy cm< < ,. >,' - ��� .1
hunting jtts-t'east of the Ki.uk ...,..-* ia
company with a party of hi. fnead^. A
severe whiter \vasnjjst' coming mi.-and
the Indhu'i? fell that they had little P-""-
ti ctioh troin lawlessness if ihe i;��mpr. of ,
t'u'cle Sam could - not stop ���m !i Piiicl"
ahelts as driving away all i*.. i,' lu��i-ij*.
"The  theft   was "-poedil.x   ii.iicil  tu.iiie
E:.elli._ gang.   'Their st ruughnld v\a> mwii <
al'tei located on the l-atlw .Misuari      We   ,
notified the shciiff*: at Mile-' C'ir.v.  Mm)'.,
ami they caughl  one of tl.c-gang.    ,F<uir
of .ihe po'nies we/cfouiid gracing'a round'
hi& campfiie.    A special depiu,   u:i<-s.it __
lo  bring the'pi isoner  to   I>e:iww<��>d    i.Jitf .
hefoie *he   left   Miles   City' he   ie��e,ivjdi
word   that  tho   lest  of  the  Exelbys  w ei'e
1,�� ing in  wait  lor him and ineani "to it;s-c ,
eve   the   prisoner-if   they   killed   alf'the '""'
deputies''!!! the country.' .   '   ���_ >,-
'   "Ryan   he'liogiaphcjl    tor    a    p*e-se   to> ..
moof'-Jiiuj   llcai^   Stone's    ranch   at    the-
c.-o.'-sing of-tlie' LiMle  Missouri.     J   took '
the Williams brothers, .lack O'Mara.  Al,
Rayniond,( Doc Babeo'ek and. in a blinding snowstorm, headed the next morning: ,
for Stone's ranch.    .Not often iu the li:s-
to.-y of fights on tho'frontier has .so well
known a set ol  scouts  Ih'imj gathered  as
rod.e on that,campaign. , .      ,,
"The snow  was a'foot  deep,  ami- we   -
w.eie.so cold that'befoie we had finished
-the CO mile ride  Ihe  ulood  on <mr spiii-a   '
was   frozen.   'In .fact,   we   were  ohl.ned
lo   use our  spurs cruelly   to'ieiich   flieri*
oi- all. ' '     ' . , ,   '
V'We arrived   at_the, ranch   about    10 '���������
o'clock at night and told old man ^Stotm  '
to  care for. our bois'os.-    lie told^ us  all"*-
\\\o dai;ed hope to lind out'ahout the'Ex-,,
elby's.    At Shuster��"s.���as the old man called it, theieWere'lhiee habitations? foiin-    '
.ing' a   triangle,,   each   about   200   yards,
tiom   the'- other. ;- First--1 "eame f Stone's~y
lanch.- then   the   saloon   and   third   the
e.abin   where  Shjistor   'ived      SioneJ had   -
told ti" that 'ICxelhy and  live of-lii> men
���had ,ii rived at   the saloon'in  ihe'niid.Ile
of' tlie  day  and   had- been   drinking   and
(���amusing-ei or since.' This aceouuied mr- ,
their being off thei;- guard
"We decided-lo wa.it till the next morning. About 0 o'clock we saw m.\ of ihcin
start wilh their packs and animals tor
the road. - They put their pack mules
ahead 3as they approached the cn>--mg
which bridged the river a quaitei of a
mile distant. We trapped iheui in a
ravine back of ISlone's ranch.'calling a
halt as soon as we thought That ��e had
them dead to lighis. K.\elh\ yelled out
somcthhu; about a waimei iliniaie. but
we had no intention of taking his advice and leaving where we were' We
were seven to six. anyway, and when Im .
snapped back his retoit to our call u>
halt   we opened fire..
:"We had hardly pulled a trigger wlirn
tlie Ibullets   began, to ��� whistle   around   us
from the other side'lof the gully, and. wo
woke io the fact that  Hilly'the Kid. who
had  staid  behind in the saloon to fix bia
paddle,  liad  arrived just  in  time to join   -
in the exchange.of shots.   His first bullet
killed Jack;0'liai'a. 'one of ihe  most   fa:   ,
mous scouts who ever crossed the plains.
The second  tore through .lack  Williams'
(-boulder   and   the, .third    shattered    iny \ i
right knee. l
"On the other ,si('le. Exelby was kided.
Tilly, another noted'desperado, craw led
with a shattered arm and broken ankle
to Sbusler's and begged for mercy When
I was hit I fell, but managed in crawl to
the top of the ravine and put an -wra
hole in Campbell's nose It general.y
took years lo rid -file froniie.- of two <\u-h
outlaws as these, and I U It thai we we;t��
working fast. As Campbell fell Tron. tlie-
saddle his spur left a deep em iu Use
leather, which 1 often show with usier-
es|. 1 have. I he saddle, tin- hell and his
eide arms. ���������The bat tie was turning in
our favor, and afier another volley we
saw that hoi another live outlaw., was
visible. Even Ihe K��-d had given, up Ins-
rear attack ami had disappeared We-
ran across hi in alone a few weeks i.-iie'-. :
and Fred Williams'bad in> scruples about"
ending his life.
"Doc Rabcoek bandaged niy knee. .- I
we rigged a sled 'wilh which we can- I
to carry .Jack O'liara's body .bad-" w>
Spearlish. Tutile, ou.e.of ihe sv.��rsi < ti.tr-
. actors of Exolhy's- gang, we found only ,,
fdightly wounded.. Wo took him to Spear-
fish also, but his lifeless, body was round
frozen stiff the- next morning hanging . ���>
from a tree. My wound was not-painful,
and, I rode my horse as far as Speartish.
There the doctor said I would h.-ivi- to
havo my leg amputated.'. 1 -objected and
still have two legs. . if one is a little
we:ik."   -     " ���'���.'"���
From the date of the battle with the
Exelbys Captain Bartlett was known as
"Wounded    Knee"   among   the   Sioux.
,"ji"
fti ts-A
if
wl
-���pi
l*-l
One on tlie 'Clerk.
He thrust the sealed, letter ihrough, the
window and put down the 2 cen.'-s.,   -
"AVell, 'what do you ��� want':" XKkcd-the
stariip-clerk grnlily.
"An auloniohile. oleaso, ' he r��:L)lie��>
sweetly.
mra _.'*_fccT:,-  yJSt  h   .-'      ,  "-  m>  i- > i  rlH'l-. i i. i. 1 1-1 J^M-  '     IShUED F.VF.'.l.\(,VV-   .i\F..<->AY  Subscription,^ a  V   .r.  in r.f'-van. <  ll'a.B. Uiioci'+on, jE&i'tcr.  ������ar Advertisers who   want tl e r  tic  handed.,    skould   get    copy  in    b.  _L i a.m. *Hy oet'ore issue.  *���������������. .*���������&..-������* ������!*'1������>K < to V^ve Tin,  "j. ���������w������ rejjoWljr will confer 6 tavirr bjr   not.-  ���������ria_;   t'������������������������������'   ������iIj������j*. ,  , Xc.b Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient A 3" Cash in Advrmce.  ������>  fi&Ct  &ff  WEDNESDAY; xMAY 'J5,  1CJ0.  In'tlifl Supreme Gburt of  iia/  _>  The advantage of hedges'to   tin  .apricul'tiiisJt is becoming mor.e and  , more r.ppar. ut. ^ As a wind bieak  t ey ���������*a,e ������of jgmeat, value, all liis-ou^h  * ' '  ������ ���������    i    i  t-.o we������������terai   ������untiy   particularly,  ��������� 'But'their greatest value lies in  theji being shelters for birds. Some  peo,"le, w.han readiaag this will say  * Kut'tfcev-efaeliterinsects also." So  tiey'd*>, b<ut-wfocre'do these insects  comefr&mf .They do not come  distant lorests and far fields-to  harbor in yemrhedge; they are from  your own _5���������0.<?s where nightly they  have Veen eating and destroying  harddolbirh'w.rth of   grain.,   root  P crops, :.m.d grass, and.again we say '  "that hedges are here ai, . benefit, be-  Ci.ise the������-e insects congregate about  them and -eo   afford   the  warblers  r    ��������� i ���������  And other insect-eating birds' a ran-  chance to destroy  them.    When, if  r  they were^   to peek   shelter   in   the  fields ayevd weefi< heaps, th+y -would  mostly    escape   uin^cj.thecl.    True.  tthe h������-.dgt: takes up more room thm  a  "board   fence,'   or   the atrocious  fcar'bed wire, but it is better to give  * Kttte .grvmnd th;in jun������������������������  ciharvst-  of loosing a whole crop.    No   great  .ex-pen*" need be gone intoior stuck  the common spraa -e of the country  imikes an   idfr-ral  hedge   and   w xid  ' b-������-ak and when .planted clo^ly, of  fair sized bushes, a ' eou^le of yeart  will give a hedge capable of resist-  . ing the p'-.spage of any animal from  a calf or sh<-ep to ������, poacher.,.  The ������ !  ���������1b a fine.evergreen wind   and   frost  t>raeak, and a lovely harbour for the  little birds who are working far the"  farmer year in and year out.    Contrary to general   belief,  the   spring  iS the best, in fact the only time to  transplant evergreens.; and   -just as  f e buds begin to start   is the beet  time.  d Keliy./. ' ,    2 50.  C Kuhyhiet......  . .    1 CO  .{'King :��������� ��������� .3 00  JnoKesiey!         SCO  J'Lai������eij     2 00  Jus Law '     2 I 0'  H Law ..'. -    200  ArLuava 1 .'..'....,. 1 .     1 00  ALombardi     2 CO  J Mc'Williams' '.. ' 2 00"  Wm M.Lellan    '2 50  Sam  Miller     2 00  AleK Maxwell  '.     2 00  Wm' Maxwell     5 00  Geo McLean  ...    3 00  J .is Maxwell  2 50'  P  Morrison".  -    1 00  S McKane.     3 00  D McKay....' .....    2 00  R McNeven - '. - 2 00  F MaiiicAie. -   "*2,50  m- Mitchell :.   ��������� 4 00  W .McLean...; - ��������� ���������-���������    2 50  J Millwrignt y.-:. .:.. ..    2 50  J N McLeod  '     2 0b  Goo Ricnardson ....".  2 50  ARocchi.."..,. .'...'.".' 3 00  \VF Ramsay '..;...'..' .,1'0������  A Somervilie .....'��������� 3 ".r-  ���������J Sheppard .'. 3 C������  iv  Sheppard ..,  '2,5'.  (To be continoed)  A    A    A     *    A  CUMBERLAND   BELIEF F37ND.  Solicited by Mr. Cliuton;  (Continued from last week.)  B H,utchinso������     5 00  2 50  5 00  2 00  1 00  3 00  2 50  3 00  3 00  ���������2 50  5 00  2 00  -2 00'  5 00  ���������2 50  5 00  3 00  100  2 50  2 50  3 00  a ��������� *  * *  * ��������� * p  ��������� *  A Heywo>4...  R Ho.lson....  h Howell.,.*.-  D Hadia.-.-  Jno fforbury  Jno Haris.,  .M Hennessy.  .Jno Hughes.  ��������� Byd Hancock  Thos H.-orne.  H Harris  Jno Jam-es ..,  E VV Johes  ...  JnA ffohnpton,  W"m Johnston  Jfio Jenkins ,  O iohnFX3n.,  A James......  Jno Jenkins  JE Jooes.....  $ Jaynes.... ... .    5 00  .Jj)&Jveif.ejfton,,,,,-,...r.,,,.,.,    I 00  R McNeil   ...'. .'���������"���������'   2 50  C Mcrhee '.     2 00  A.D McDonald ���������"      2 00  J-McCarther. :....'    1.00  A   McKinno'n     1-1-0  R Mannella ��������� ���������, ���������* *    2(0  V Marihella;.'  -2 00  ��������� - Marinella ��������� .     2 00  P Jmw' \.,...'.    2 50,  Dona'd McKay 3 00  H mo Arthur. /..������    5 00  Clyde McNeil ', >.    2 $0  Chas Maffio     1 00  A McStephen     1 00"  Jno Martin - ��������� 3 00  D Morgan  2 00  W McNamara    3 00  J, McGuire  2 50  J McLenha n -.. r 3 00  F C Mcintosh  2 25  DP McDonald  2 00  H  Murdoch  &00  D R  Mc.DonaId..'.'. ������������������  3 00  Wm McKay  2 50  J McDougall  3.00 .  Jos Martin  1 00  D Naismith  2 00  J is Nelson  3 00  D Nellist.... ..- 6 00  ThosNicol  10 00  Jno O'Toole   2 50  Geo Oversby  2 50  Robt   Pollock  2 00  Alex Porter  2 00  Tom Pearse  5 00  Jas Potter.................. 2 00  Wm Pollock.  2 50  J E Perkins............... 2 00  CARRIER   CAPTURED.  ' ������������������  Mr. G. G. McDonald, of  Comox  Imorms" us that he caught a earrcic;  pigt'on near the Elk   Hold on   th  10th ins-., havii.g a ring, on its le-  rn'irk. d N, H. 537.'   If tias' - shouh."  jiieet the eye of anyone who is ab:e  to give a'l.y   clue   to.   the  ownei's  identity a communication   to   thid  payer'will fiie������tlyolJ:ge. '  '       . O���������'-   f.  -��������� - t \  TO TiiJS   LEAF.-   '  ��������� A rich lady cured of her ",Deaf-  nes- and .Noises in the Head by  DV.|Nicholsbn's Artificial Ear  Di unis, gave $ 10,000 to his; Insti  tute, so that deaf people" unable to  procure,the Ear Drums may have  tl7ein~~f~re^~ Add res -No. J 4517-  TTe NTt"ho!s6n _In^iitutc, J^TSO  Eighth Avenue, New York,   U.S.A.-  In'tkb Goods  of W: C. M'achin, De-  .'CKAb'KD Intestate.        '-   ,   -.  NOTICE is hereby given that under  .in cude'r ������ nunc 11 by His Hc^nor'E. Har-  nso"ur .d;ited"t5ae 27th dny of M^rch, 1901,  Jitters of adnunistration ' were granted.  me, as administratrix,of all and siaguUir '  the goods, chatties .and .credits of the;,  above named dtc:easi-d P.iiues having  'claims against,the said deceased are le-  quested to send pantoulars of same to  me, duly veiified, on or before the 231^  day of May, igoi, and all persons indebted to the said estate are required to  uch indebtediness   to -me ��������� foi th with.  marymmercy,.  ' , ... ,',  Administratrix,/  1 Sandwick, B.C.  Sanclwick, April 17th, 1901. .    a24td  FINE  Job  Prrating  '   ' ,        DONE AX��������� '  TM lews Office. -  I ( e  mmmmmLimmwmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmwmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm*'  bia. Fldumig/  Mills Company \  1 r  ENDERBY,   B. C.  I  pay  HUNGARMj.  l-.RH STAR,  WfiEATLETS  ',1  ."lOlOV  STRONG BAKERS.  i  FOR SALE.  ,   RE WILLIAM O. 'MACI1IN vESTATK.  A Mortgage 'for ,$500>at4 8- per  cent on the fa'rm of the late, W. C.  Machin, Cohiox,-90 a en-b more or.  less, also chactel Mortgage on animals, implements' and effects on  the farm,  c 1 c  -   For-particulars.apply^to  CHE AS 10- &  CREATE,  ':- Soticitoiv, Victoria, B.Ci  I  R.P.Rithet  ��������� 9  <    ;- .,'       (LIMITEI)'.).      /' *c  Agents, -    Victoria.. B.C  XOTICE.  70 ACHKSi-f timothy and-olover,,  pasture, tht- best in B.X., pleu;j_ of  again  GOING OUT OF BUSINESS:  All-': V-rst'iis'     having     claims-AJjl  ?t the undersigned   mutft ren- m  dt-r"' their'  accounts   on   or lj.ef6re-6j]|  April 30th niMt.,'and all debts .due-,  uiu^t be .paid "on or before ,the>aixi������-||  ,.      . LAZINESS. -     '  (PsiU'moie   Arn**r5������!:m.) ���������  Kinder pettin' peaceful like,  Gitzin' down below,  L- C  Where tKe river's i'.u'si.'ffulin'  Solemn like and slow.  Like to he a fisnisi' thur,  Met they's bitin'.fine;  Feelm' .-wful lazy though,  tlate to hunt the line.  Kinder rollin' all eror.nd  i ������������������  Nothin' on my  ndnd,  G^t the sirfteKi icpot'o"_<rot.utd  Possible to find.L.  Sun's a shinin' good and- hot,  Freckle me, I'm 'fra^d.1;!  Feelin' awful lazy though  Hate to hiiiii the"*shafle.  fine witter; cow's- $!';��������� -In ive/ *ii 1-er ... .   .        Y  head per month.    Bring your stock ['date or M.ieh accounts will beplac$:jj  Address, S.' H. 'Foi������t>. 'SuiVdwA-k^    ,  & y  '    "FOK ..SALE"���������i good w.ork'.iior.-e,-  '6 vi---rs.old.���������A UrquhtirljCdur'.ney  'in the hands ofa'collectoi^- -- {\ ?���������  >i..''- ,r.iyLEW$r..!, ;;<���������������!  .Courtney^ BXT., April 10r 1901'  If r.YOlJ. Wftnt.,  a; .'.;-,*;.  ���������4  JACKET or COSTUME;  vviuTETo   cpj^g .WHITE HOUSE.'  67 GOVERNMENT ST.  Victoria; 3-G  HENRY YOUNG   & CO.  are   closing   cut  the.  Department and are selling their ^Jackets aad  - -     Costumes regardless of cost.  $8, $10,and $12 Jackets are going for $2.50  '4  * * * p  j> ��������� .��������� * ���������  .���������#..������ ��������� ^ ��������� _.������  Jos    Pluto   L Pannetti   Jos" Phillip's,.-'"'������������������ ���������  Jno Penoncella   Jos Potter ..,,  John Potter.  Isaac Parkin,,  Fred Piekard..  Jno   Robertson  P Roblin.  DRoy.. .  T Ripley.  Jas Reid.  A Rucca.  H Reece.  A Rowan  D Rosa...  R Robertson .  fir Peironi.......  *   ,t*.m   *   m   *   a    %  . t*     ���������     ���������     9  p   m   *\ ������   *  A   ���������    ���������    ���������   J*  t   fi    ���������   ���������   m  **������������������*���������  AAA     ���������    A*   A  A     ���������    A    A-A. .  . *    A    A-  ���������    *  PA     ���������    ������' A    A  A     ���������    A     m     A  A .A-   A     *    A  Jt   ������������������    A   * A   A   A    A    A   .���������    -���������    A  100  1 50  3 00  2 00  5 00  2 50  ���������2 50  5 00  5 00  2 50  2 50"  2 00  5 00  2 50  5 00  5 00  3 00  3 00  2 00  Stop all selling of game!  Biking caps and shoe? at Moored  Remember Moore's  big   Bargain  Saturday?.  Woodmen    organized   Thursday  with charier lL-t of 28.  | fjAt creamery meeting   at   Courtney, the shareholders decided to do  without  refrigerating machine this  year, owing to expense,   until   the  supers of the concern   is proved. .  J. P.   McNeil, who   left here   in  March for his home in Nova Scotia,  has been   injured   in  Spring  Hill  Colliery,    He was thrown   off   the  trolly cars when going to work and  badly cut-about'the head,-   Mc has  a good hard head or it  wouldchave  been all off   with him.    He   is  all  right again however, and it   is expected be will be   back   among us  again next spring.  WANTED���������Capable,'reliable  person in every  county   to  represent-  large   company  of solid   financial  reputation; $.936  salary  per  year,  payable weekly; $3 per  day  absolutely,' sure    and    all    expenses;  straight, bona-fide, definite   salary  no commission;   salary  paid  each  Saturday and expense  money   advanced   each     week.       Standard  House, 334 Dearborn, St, Chicago.  The "PERFECT"  DOMINION"  "SCOTSMA-NJ  BRANTFORD" and '!GENDRON"f  __T:THB-t-  W&*ak*j::x  Don't m is;  i  BEFORE    BUYING-   YOUR W  C3-TJ3STS ^.������-3D AMMU^l ITIOll  GET   OUR    PRICES. f  As we carry the largest stock in B. C, and your cheapest   freight: jj  from Victoria.    Repairs by firrt class workmen.  JOHN -BARNSUEY & GO.  115 GOVERNMENT BT,  VICTORIA, M

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