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 TENTH'-  YEAR:  CUMBERLAND,   B. Q.; TUESDAY. "MAY   19.  ; 903.  WHAT YOU PAY and  WHAT YOU GET:  G fiTQR  _^i5?  ,-%-  -   . THESE ARE IMPQltTANT POINTS for you  .to consider. W������ urovidti Good Thine?   iu   return  for  your   money.        W������  give  you   Value   for  Value  eveiy.  ,time.        W' en you pay-thp'Cash'you get ,*'.frii?  equivalent    -   That's li'e honest*.way .to do' basiuessi���������tL������t's -  the * way we do Jbu&n.eiS. " y ������'   /        ' "r., '    ,. -, '  !������  F'-  H  15  J*  1" 1  u-  lJ-LL: I yvL^V,  X  Llv:  ', Te I eg ra p h I c, N e ws.  r *"  "'Nanaimo', May 15.'���������In"an interview today, Mr Baker, of Y/.F M.,  reports he Lad hopes that a settlement would be effected before very  long.' He'had not very nr.xeh faith  dian Pacific .Navigation Go. which  has bc-en in existence since the eaijy  eighties, is Vo more. Yesterday all  its assets were turned over to the  Canadian Pacific Railwajr.   -'  ' Victoria, May 17���������Mr Eberts whs  on the stand before the C.&W. Subsidy Committee all day, and frauk-  3?  in 'the re.-ulis of the Labor Commission, ahd predicted that while j ly admitted that he was opp >sed lo  the Commissinners would- recom- | Bill No, 1G passing, aa he deemed it  mend that the rights of the miners ! ill limed'and was btill of that opin-  to organize s-hou:d he recognized, he     ion.    It i.- expected Sir T. Shaugh-  -'t (. ^ ' - - - u < - - ,  ��������� -61 YATES -STREET,\ VICTOR! A, E   C  - Just received.large shipment"of .-<%-"  ���������;if^GDsf" '-l^o-s,  hSi  1 Call aud seo them or v ri'w.t'or catalo^ue^ and or ices, j  W--  Telephone 83.  Sole Agents for B.C.  PO.D awer '563  '������ST*rwn������m������  *i������inwn)W8rjuWKS������w������  I  fi4'-  ^  li  Wliitnry   Go JV arts   ���������*  ww rf i'-:/^ I; ?/ '��������� Ca rria qes  The Famous Make.  Leaders for 40 years  Patents not obtaina"ble on other makes  Pr ces fr  50 to $85  Anti-Fi'.ction   Wheel   FastenerB���������no   nuts   rt quired���������  instantly taken "off for oiling.  Whitney P*tent F(oot-brake���������acts on both  rear wheels  by blight pressure of foot on lever.  Rubber Tire  Wheels, Enamel  Fi-iish���������Gc<?<-,n,  Ma-.oo:i  1 ; or Oa*c. L  .thought that the Commissiont\vou!d  -decide against an international  afi  fiiation.   Mr'Bakef was of theopin-  i->n     that1   wilh ait    international,  affiliation  the ,local   Union  wmild  j   < *- *  7 J  not l>e'str n������j; enough to secure'the  recnguil on of their deniafids.     - ��������� ,  Victoria, May 15-���������Mr Dunsmuir  would hot accede io the proposal for  settlement ^rwade- to   him l by   the;  ConituisHioii.    ^The 'Coramirsioneis  vv'eie a'pp ;iiited, n'e holds, iu mquirr,'  into-the causes ui 'the 'trouble ja'nd  not as^a coticiliatoiy b< aid./.1' The  question  uf' settlement"is, a, broad  'Oi".e., ," If ilie. Unions wruYt "recogni-^  tion-it should be-on condition/that  .they r* i a\ oi porattj.'     He"' advocates  legislation'   hein-n-'   iiiiioduced"   bv  which Trade'-^Unions could be  in-  ���������corpofated ji'and/oiil\'' then, should  -Qioy he,recognized.t   ���������.���������".  '7  "���������  ' Melbourne, fMayr 15th.~Premier  ���������Irvine announced tnday'tbat he has  received a letter from ihe officials of  ,t'he' Engine,Drivers' Association -de-  -claiino; the strike (������ff and'subnait-'  tinpr u'ncnnditionallv.  ^  >    \x ��������� '��������� '  _ "Nanaimo, May^lG���������The .Victoria  'sessions of'the Labor Commitsions";  were actio un cd^last.-'evenin������ to be  le^utned at .Ladysmith ou Monday,  when it is" exp^ctei-i Mi- Dunsmuir -  will- give evidence,1 '> --  -- .-.'..Victoria,-vMa'y 16���������Reported here/  today"th.it  yesterday Governor  re-'  jturned' unsigned to Executive hatch  r I  of  oiders in -Council  which  were'  submitted for his signature.  Gov.rock, Scotland, May 1Q���������The  final race between .the Shamrocks'  had been a*.ranged for todav but  severe gale.-^ pi evented the yachts  from mooring.   'Sir Thomas L'pton  said,   "I  in  expressing   tu-  regret  .30-New Patterns for 1908   -^~  a'fui! carload just in  Ilhxsti'afcion-i ami Pre? , v. ith full Dcscripcivns,  on application.  cioria,  COMPLETE   FURNISHERS.  t  n<iyy^iex^__7j^KgjKirjoraieaett^aBS������igS!iCt^^ ������rra������affrirji_r������rnns.,i  THE  W ZM T ?"ll mVjlXMMMatrjtM  ���������mw������M^;jtj  3S33^^2sK������.'7S������3aSaESSSB^^  ������tiij.-i  F^  ��������� ���������liu.-m.r.������������,iw ^ ^TjTiI  A Com   |2ta Stock in all Lines.  Washing  '���������   lion Beds,    Springs,    Top Mattres-o,    Box Mattresses,  Machines,    Bedroom St-its,   Bed Lounges,    Couches,    Table?  (all kinds),    Kitchtui Cupboard*-,    Kitchen Treasures.  / ^^  Do not buy without.,getting our prices.      We can save you  money    on   anything    you   ma\    want   in    these   lines.  I  P  STAHLEy H,.;.K.IE.GS,      CoPRep Store ;  The case against  H.^Kells. for  alleged   neglect of  a ch/ild in  his  care, came tip before  IVlr Abrams,  3\io/day. Mr Hussey going into the  case during; bis visit hei/e.   The case'  was sent up for trial, ;Kelv3 meanwhile being under bonds.  ..   . ./������������������'������������������..  ���������'" WANTED���������Tendersior five boring ,in coal measures in Comox  j. District,���������: from 1000 to 2500 feet  each bV-ring. ' Guarantee of completion required. Tenders to be in  not, later than 30th inst.-���������Comox  Goal Company, Limited, Vancouver, B.C. y  would like to have at ieaht one  more race, however, there is no'time  to take ri;-.ks. The yacht will be  stripped, immediate^ and prepared  for New York. 1 am satisfied with  th*i challenger's work.'.'  Ladysmi'h, May 18 ��������� A meeting  oi tlie local branch of the W.FVM.  was   held  heie   Saturday evening.  The rmeting vvab called to come to  some undeistanding with the Executive of that organization  which  meets ai Denver, Colorado, to-day  regarding   ihe relief for  the  men,  which, up to tbe present,  has been  inadequate.       The   question    was  thoroughly  gone  into  from   every  point of view, general dissatisfaction prevailing as to the manner in  which the limit*d  relief had been  disbursed,   Lt was finally decided to  ask the Exeutuivo of Federation for  a guaranteed allo.vance of $1-1,000  monthly.    A telegram lo this effect  has been sent to ihe Executive setting forth the amount required, and  asking for au immediate reply. It is  -rumored that in event or* the Executive refusing  to grant this, the  men will withdraw from the organization.  Washington, May 13���������The State  Department today received a letter  from Miss Ellen Stone demanding  damages from the Turkish Government on account of outrages p- rpe-  trated upon her by the Brigands  .who captured and held her pri.-oner  while she was in the Turkish  Empire.  Vancouver, May lS.���������The Cana-  nes-sy will' be  heie  today and.  will  alto be examined.  The carpenters,' strike still continues, ' no  agreement   having   vet  ''been arrived, at. The carpenters  decided to hold, out for $3.50 for an  8 hour������day.and. lo work 44 hours a  week', with 50c. an hour for Satur-  day afternoon . ,  AU fears thai the Crofton Smelter  -would  be forced  to c-ose down on  , account-of inability to obtain ���������cnke  'thiough the strike at' Cumberland  weie set at rest-today by the announcement that the smelter has'  just closed "a contract for 2000 tons  of coke with the Wilkinson .Coke,  Co. of Tacoma. ' If is understood  that the Ladyvmith Smelter -has  also, ni.acle arrangements for" a-  supply.  'Victoria, May 18���������Mr Dunsmuir  has expressed his /willingness to  meet'a committee of- the minors outside of tbe Executive. The men are  now eh ctmg a commit1 ee and in ail  probability a confere'nee, tho first  since the inception of the "strike,  wP.l take place to-morrow. ',  Ladysmith, May 18 ���������The Com-  m'it>t-iouers  arrived   to'day   ivy   the  '.* Quadra," Mt Dunsmuir he'ii?__,vu h  -lh6'party.     The   Commission   as  gem bled butito-adiourn   lmost im-  "mediately fo,'r consuliatibn between  '.the*' Commissioners  and   Counsel.  Mr-Kin*.'dismissed the'audience ori  account of tne pre vuscs being ua-  taftt aticl liable to collapse from the  gie.it  weight  of  the people.     Ts.e  sitting's -wi'd bo returned when more  sui able quarters are secured.  It is curient g'-ssip that an.offer'  is to be made to Mr Dunsmuir on  behalf of the men, the terms of  which include the reinstatement of  all the men who contract on an  adjusted scale and the abandonment of the organization until the  Commission's decision is made  known on that point.  Nanaimo, May "18.���������J. A, Baker,  ���������who organized the iocal branches or  the Western Federation of Miners  h:^s returned to Slocan. He goes ou  shortlv to Denver where he_ will at-  tend the annual convention. Parker  Williams will represent the iocal  Union at the conven ion.  E Kingsley, the Socialist lecturer, will leave shortly on an organizing tour which take in Cumber-  land, Vicoria and Ko->tenay.  Victoria,   May  IS.���������On    Prid.iy  new United States icgulaiions,  the  latest, of Uncle Sam's relation, went  into effect,  and all Brili.she.s and  oth'-rs, exiept those ������.ho are citizens  of  the   United Staics,  Canada and  Mexico, to pay $2 oo  Head Tax, as  well   as  fill   up   long   declarations  that    they    were    not  anarchies,  polygamibts, etc.     The regulations  affect all passengers on the pteainers  Rosalie end   Majestic,   other  than  theso of the nationalities mentioned.  New York, Way 18���������Tom Sharky  the.pugilist, was badly injured in a  wrestling match at Perth, N.Y. la'-t  nudit,   with   Hansen,   the  Danish  champion.  Dawson, May 16��������� The opening of  the Yukon is already yielding its  harvest, 'of .deaths. Three men met  tragic deaths yesterday through the  capsizing of a cance.    The victims  neu-ne.  for Vou  The  Men who arc careful of-their  appearance are anxious   to  have  Hats'  that fit the head and the whole expres-,  sion.    Thai's what we provide.  .      '   '   STIFF;OR SOFT  'BLACK OR IN SHADES.- , ,  'AH you h.ive to do is to tell".usvyour  preference  and  we  will get  the bat  to."  .'suit  yo'u.        r    -f       ��������� ,. '      /  MOORE- BROS'.  *i  y\  -OF-  .LATEST       PATTERNS  ^ Suitmgs lor ftant^X-  > ������    . > ���������-and-^-        ��������� l~  ' CostumesTor Ladies- ���������  tyH?:-[tarbW' -M������  ^ ���������    Ladies & Gents Tailor -  Dunsmuir Ayc,, CMk^lanil:  were Wm. Baily, John Haggle 'and  John'Frank. The last nam* d leaves  five children residing near Victoria.  Mr Morgan, inspector of mines, is  in town on dut}r.  c  iVrL A. Mounce, M.P P., came  up from Victoria last week, during  the adjournment of the House.  Mr  John   Denton  is   back  from  Victoria, where he has been visiting'  Mrs Denton, who i3 ill in hospital.  Mr Schaffner,  who has.for some  time back given  lessons on violin ,  __.;d piano heie, left on Friday with  his family,    The town will miss his  services.  Bum ness is epiiet, and the town is  not exactly lively. It is probable  the Labor Co-nmis-sion will arrive  tlds w������-ck when all grievances may  hive an opportunity of ventila'-io i.  A good many are leaving to seuk  work elsewheiv, mos'ly the younger  men.  Attention is called to the Victoria  Day Celehra'.i >u ad. in this issue.  The goud people of Nanaimo are  determined to celebrate in right  loyal fashion, and a lir.-t-elafcs day  of sport will be the res lit. All who  care should avail themselves of the  chance for a few hours enjoyment.  Mr Davis,   who has  been ill f' r  some time, was taken to the train  Friday, fi������r the purpose of being removed.to the Victoiia hospital for ,  treatment, but was found to be suffering so from  the moving that it  was decided   to  take  him   to   the  hospital  here'instead.     The ' sub-.  scription'committee  on   his behalf  .  kindly thank the public for  their  liberal dona'ion,of $107.50.  I :   i  1  i  vi  i ���������.  J  "I, ,  S DARLING  . Fortune seems to delight In knocking at the average man's door when  be i's, absent.  MTt W. HEX5H1UJRQ,  lo1  ���������en  '"Yes,   I really believe  you  do not  'e him," repeated Frau von Low-  "But,     Hortense,"   asked  the  girl,  '>     breathlessly,  "why do you think so?  What makes you?"  "It does not look to me like love,"  .said the young,, baroness,' abruptly.  - "I .was once so foolish���������I know. I  will tell you Loav it has happened  , "with,you," she .continued, and re-  ���������Hiainecl standing before Lucie -with  ���������the smelling salts in ber hand.  ���������"They always kept telling you that'  marriage is the only way lor a,girl  to be happy; own, now, is it not  true?"  "But,   Hortense, they are ������ight;, it  as  our vocation."    ,  ,"2STow listen. ��������� , You are twenty-  three years old; you have been living ��������� with . your brother-in-law,, as  teacher to the children,.and been assisting your sister; you were notuse-  '\less;   but  still  they  could   get  along  - without ��������� you, and by degrees you  found your life rather tiresome. Now  speak  the  truth,  Lucie!"  i- "Hortense!     I���������    No���������     You     do  i     .not understand  how things were!"  "You had too often thought    that  perhaps   you   would   never   have   the  -opportunity     of  fulfilling     .woman's  highest vocation, as you had no one  so far to  make you a proposal.     Of  course I   do not mean you had not  -������ad     many     admirers���������you are too  '   .flweet a little thing for there'to    be  any doubt of that���������but you had no  ^decided'preference, for they were all  only admirers.     Xnd then all at once  -this   doctor  stood before1 you     with  an actual   offer     'of marriage.  ' You  had. never' thought about  him,    you  ���������scarcely 'knew'him!     And   then  they  ��������� kll'fell upon your neck and congratulated you.    What good fortune for  a, dowerless girl to get such a good  '   husband!   until you thought yourself  '-''fcha.t Hea.ven had poured a'full born  , of happiness' over you, and that you  -   loved ^ him as much as 'any one   ever  loved."  Lucie sat "stunned during this.  She  .���������thought      of      the    moment   ._ when  -her (ten - year -  old nephew,  fliad  come ' dashing    upstairs      as    if  'crazy and burst into her'little room.  "Aunt, Lucie,1 you have had an  offer  ���������of   marriage!      ,Coiue    down    stairs  ^quickly!"     And  as  she., came     down  .   'With trembling steps,   Mathilda was  -waiting for her at the foot of     the  ,   ,stairs, 'and-with tears   in  her^    eyes  - had taken her in her ��������� arms and whis-  ,   pered:'    "Ah,  Lucie,, what  good fortune!" , She saw him standing before  '  2ier, ���������   and     heard'  his   quiet,  kindly'  words,   and  then thej'  all   came'sud-  <lenly' into   the  room,   and  her  , bro-.  ��������� ther-in-law   ,hnd    patted her on the  shoulder  and  said:     "Oh,   you'little  witch! for once you have done something   ^sensible.      ,1-Iave    you kissed  ^each  other yet?   t WclF,  then,  now is  sthe     right     time'!"     Then   they  had  'kissed each other, and both blushed,  ������������������ and the grown people laughed,    and  the  children, shouted,   and   the     servants  congratulated.  But no one ever asked her: "Do  .you love him? Do you want to  isnarry him?" Sbe had not even miss-  <ed it. She had a quiet, restful feeling of security when near him, ,a shy  consciousness of his worth and goodness. Was that love? She clasped  her hands together and could not say  & word.  "And    now,"   continued the young  'baroness, after she had put the smelling-bottle   to  her  delicate   nose   and  inhaled    the    pungent aroma/'"now  you are here, and it begins  Lo dawn  ���������upon you that perhaps a little more  is needed for this life-compact    than  ���������esteem, than���������than���������"  "Stop!"  cried the girl.  "No!" exclaimed Hortense,,and she  "began to' walk up and down the half-  darkened     room.       "No,  I  will     riot  stop!     Thousands  of  girls   aro  married in this way, and thousands are  <juite contented wilh it; most of them  -do  not  observe  till long  after   their  onarriage   , how     horribly   indifferent  ���������they are to each oilier;  but you, you  have  too   ideal  a nature,   Lucie.     It  ���������will be hard for you to stand it,    to  stay in that little house to bear the  forunt  of the housekeeping,   have half  a   dozen,     children     to   bring  up,   to  .have all the cares and responsibilities  -which  life   so  unfairly  brings  to   the  wife;  and   all this for a man you do  mot love."  Lucie was silent; she held her hand  ���������\ovcr her eyes and groaned as one in  ' physical     pain;     and  ber heart cried  out full of  pain  that  this  was  truc^  She could not live beside him so un-  noticed  and so  distant,  so  cold    and  debarred from all inner    companionship.  nortense kept on walking back-  ���������ward and forward. Then she came  -over and knelt down by the girl.  "Have I pained you? Forgive me!  YAh, I know well the weakness of  -men."  Two largo tears rolled down over  '���������the girl's cheeks.  "Lucie,     do    not cry;  I  love you.  You  are  the  only  one  in  the whole  -world   that  I -do  love.     When     you  it is like sunshine  And as an honest  had experience, I  must I not? See,  rosy as an apple  do you look noAV?  St. Jacobs Oil is ��������� a physician's  formula, established fifty 3rears ;' Ihe  pain soothing virtues are ,so evenly  balanced as to meet all cases where  pain exists, and .where an 'outward  application is generally applied. St.  J acobs Oil is truly worth, its weight  in gold, even for the cure of nerve  pains ,(and pretty well all bodily  pains proceeding from the nerves). It  illustrates how wonderfully the essential elements are combined ; its  marvellous xsenetrating power enables  it to seek out the painful spot in the  sciatic nerve, deeply embedded, as  well as the face and brain nerves. It  cures neuralgia gently ��������� and surely,  and, after the application, if the nose  of the bottle is held to patients'  nostrils for, say,' ten minutes, they  will fall into a restful, peaceful  sleep. There is no other remedy in  the world that will do so much, and  do it so quietly and'effectively as St.  ���������Jacobs Oil. J5very family should  have a bottle handy by them in the  house. Tt acts like magic, it alwaj's  conquers  pain.  A" woman asks-a man's advice so  that later on she can tell him how  little he knew.  Miiranl's Liniment Cures Barns, etc.  It is easier to invent a windmill  than it is to raise the wind to make  it go.  t One   of Eei'rr.snn-1'fi  Trieslca.  Not many months before his 'death  Alexander Herrmann, the magiciau. was  a guest at the famous but now defunct  Whitechapel club, the rendezvous of  Chicago Bohemians. On the night,iu  question a venerable Japanese priest  was present. In the course of a few  tricks Herrmann picked up" a deck of  cards and asked some one to select a  card. The seven of clubs was the card  drawn from the pack, and it was shown  to the spectators,' but not ro the magician/ , The card was replaced in the  deck, which was shuffled and then  banded to one of the spectators.  "Look through the deck, please," said  Herrmann.        ' ''  The holder of the cards did as requested.  "Is the,card that was drawn in the  pack?" asked the wizard.' ,   ���������  -"No, sir," answered tbe spectator.  "What was the card?'"  "Tho seven of clubs.fi.  "Well, gentlemen," said Herrmann,  "if one of you-will -kindly unlace the  prelate's shoe you will find the card  that has vanished from the pack."' ,  ��������� After a smiling protest the Japanese  priest unlaced his shoe,' and' there,' to  the amazement of all was found the  seven spot of clubs. ���������  Little, Children   ,  ,can safely take this famous well-  "known remedy. .Made entirely of  herbs, warranted (free' from mercury, and poisonous substance, that  is'why everyone likes   ...  Mrs. NeighboursT���������" I advertised for  a plain cook last week,  receive a single reply."-  Spider  FancicR.  An elderly lady<,who lives in her own  house at Buttes Chaumont,. Paris, has  discovered that spiders are peculiarly  appreciative of music. /She has made  great pets'of them, and ber house is full,  of spiders of all kinds, on whom sbe  spends her lime and .fortune.'  Her ��������� proteges are lodged in a large,  airy room, where she has provided every necessary support for their different webs. ��������� 'Pier great favorites are immense black "spiders, which, wilh their  ' hairy, legs and g\eat bodies, look -very  repulsive to other^ ' , ,.. ���������  ��������� Wheu she is inclined to show,off their  capabilities for jnusiau she surrounds  herself with' a. circle ol^ water to keep  off  their" too  delicate, attentions   and  o&water  attentions  plays slowly, softly and in s< minor key  on the harp. , From all cornbrs of  room the spiders run toward M  ier,  the  lis  tening with evident pleasure,'but should  but I didn't  I.lrs.  Nexlddor-  Takc nay advice  and advertise 'for a good-looking  kitchen lady,- and you'll be overrun  with  applications"."     '    ,  inharmoni-  to their  The pen  sometimes  gincer.  as, a  runs  .mighty   engine '  'away * with '.the  that  en-  she strike up a noisy, gay,  ous strain they scamper back  boles as though disgusted.   ( ,      '      - \  A curious fact in connection with this  sIoit is that the lady bears the birth  mark of a "spider. '   ,  '���������     '     ' Mistletoe.  *��������� The ' mistletoe monies chiefly from  Brittany.' Some.700 tons of the charming white-'berried plant1 are exported  from' French ports yearly.' This mistletoe is to the Breton, what the pig is  to'the'Irishman���������it pays the rent. The  peasants of Normandy and Brittany  cultivate the .parasite on their apple  trees���������contrary to popular ' belief, it  rarely grows on oaks���������and it forms  their most profitable 'crop. A few  3rcars' ago the French department of  agriculture decreed the destruction of  all mistletoe,- on the ground that it injured tho apple trees. The peasants,  however, denied tbe impeachment, and,  as the order is not enforced, they grow  and export more "gui" than ever for  the Christmas enlivenment of English  and American homes.  ACTS GENTLY  ON  y  a/  IN  ������c*,  SU^  AND  BOWIES  FHE SYSTEM  EFFECTUALLYj  c,  .iSP^olO^^cf'  ^5  c0L>tCf^'5  OVERCOMES  ^BlTUAL  jSTlPATiOfo  PERMANENTLY  Instinct  Stronger  THam  Will.  A curious story is told of Darwin and  snakes. He used to go into the London Zoological society's gardens, Regent's park, and, standing by the glass  case containing ��������� the cobra do capello,  put his forehead against the glass while  the cobra struck out at him. Tho glass  was between them. Darwin's mind was  perfectly convinced as to the inability  of the snake to harm him, yet he would  always dodge. Time after time he  tried it, his will and reason keeping  him there, his instinct making him  dodge. The instinct was stronger than  both will and reason.  \G &������>  u^  ���������w*������  BUY THZ GENUINE  I  - MAN'F'D BY  (A"Pf9'R>iIApC^YRv?^  r,\)\Si///  V     N.V    ���������  for? SALE BY All 0RU66IST5.  PRICE 50c. PcRBOTTLl.  An old bachelor says.' that firmness  in a,man is synonymous with stubbornness in a woman.  Women forget a lot of  never   would   forgive   if  ember ed  them.  tilings  they  they  rem-  ���������come to  in     my  meet me  heart,  friend who has  must speak truly,  you came here  blossom, and how  You  have   drawn  lines   about     your  ���������������������������mouth  as   if you  were  years   older."  "I feel so dreadfully unhappy when  :I am   with    his  mother,"   whispered  *he  mo  ���������&ut  at  last.  girl  from     the first  it would be  different  "She  has  moment  if  disliked  I came;  I���������"  Gommon "soaps destroy the  clothes and render the  hands  liable   to   eczema.  Splendid  Isolation.  "Why do you remain apart from others?" asked a young lion of his sire.  "Would not a herd of lions present an  imposing array?"  "By no means," answered the elder.  "It would greatly diminish tbe respect  now felt for us. Sheep' may berd together but the lion must flock by himself."  Gladys���������" How did you enjoy Mrs.  "Uppertom's  reception ? "  ' Ethel���������" Oh,     great ! '   It  was' the  most' complete failure 1 ever saw!,"'  First. Old Maid���������"Well, you know,  marriage is a lottery, and I ' truly,  believe it."      '  Second Old Maid���������"  where' do you suppose  ticket ? "  So  do I.    But  I could get   a  Smith���������" See Jones over there  laughing so .heartily ? Somebody  must have told him a funny story."  Brown���������More likely Jones told it  himself."  The man who is poor by nature is  apt  to' be ruined by cultivation.  Many  a courageous man will take  water  rather  than pay  for  a  drink.-  Blb'-THE'SYSTE  OF P  f im  SSONS  And  You   Need Blave' No Feas* of Appendicitis, Peritonitis  andn  Other   Dreaded   B2!s.--  DR.   CHJIIE'S-:��������� ''KIDNEY   Li������������&' PILLS,  ' The   Boston  Boy.  Mamma���������Johnny, did you. wipe your  feet on tbe mat when you came in?  Johnny��������� I couldn't get my shoestrings  untied.   They were in a hard knot.  Mamma���������But what have shoestrings  to do with it?  Johnnj'���������I couldn't wipe my feet without taking off my shoes, could I?���������Boston Transcript,    y  Axis, for tJio Octagon Bar a"  . Etoj>eless.  He���������Suppose  I  should ask your father if I  could marry you.    Do you  think I would stand any chance?  < She���������No.    Your case would be hopeless.  He���������Do  you think  he would really  say "No?"  She���������Not that; but he would leave it  to me.  Cut  Glass.  In washing cut glass lay three or  four thicknesses of a towel on the bottom of tbe pan, which will make a soft  support for the glass and render it less  liable to be broken than when it comes  in contact with a hard substance.  (To be  Continued.)  tSae   Gfi������eat, Farra52y  When the bowels are constipated or  sluggish in action tho human body  seems an easy prey to nearly every  ailment to which human beings are  subject.  ,The immediate .result of inactivity  of the bowels is the clogging and  obstruction of the action of the'kidneys and liver, the upsetting of the  digestive ' organs and the forcing  back into ,the system of poisonous1  impurities which contain'the germs  of disease. <   y  ,Not only are colds and all contagious and infectious diseases more  likely to attack a. person ���������;. subjected  to constipation, but appendicitis,  peritonitis; ,r inflammation of the  bowels r and chronic dyspepsia are  the - direct result of neglecting to  keep tbe bowels regular and '  active.  In health; tho  bowels should  move  about    once a day,     otherwise,     the  fiiedineme.  effects are soon felt in the way of  indigestion, .headache, \ dizziness,  bodily pains and .feelings of ^uneasiness', languor and depression.  The most'prompt relief.as well asV  the most thorough cure for constipation  is. Dr.     Chase's Kidney-Livec "  nils. - ,      ^ ���������  No  merely cathartic medicine     can .'  do ' more  than     relieve constipation.  The 'bile   which   is poured  into   ;the  intestines    by the liver is     nature's  cathartic "and 'consequently      healthy"  liver action .is-ossein.]'aj to regularity  of, the  bowels.    Dr.   Chase's  Kidney-'  Liver Pills have a direct action-   on  the liver and kidney'i. as well as  the.  ���������bowels,' and rfor .this  reason "effect  a'���������  thorough cure   of constipation.   ,l  '    '-''.'  Dr.   Gh ������\ se' s  Ivi d n ey-Livcr 'Pills - are,  of   inestimable , .value    as'--a-   family  '  medicine0" .'One pill' a  dose,-25  cents."  a box'.    At all dealers or' Edinarison;   '  Bates &-Co.,   Toronto.. .'. ,"    ������������������  ,   r  /��������� *      i  Lots 'of.'men, who are wedded- to  their art depend upon their relatives  for ?upport.     ' -   *     "        ',  ���������  Miiiard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  An eccentric man is one whp 'praises'   his ^tneighbors���������but he  is    never  aforesaid rieigh-  Arc' You   Going  / '   Compete 7 ���������  to  There .will' also be offered f���������- ['  Three Prizes at Brandon'  -���������  c Fairin.1903;   ���������  as follows :     ' ���������  FIKST-PfiJZE. '' ' *'   '  For. the two .best Bacon Hogs,' any,  age or, breed,  fed on ^Carnefac  Stock  Food ... "... ... \..' ������5'0 IN GOLD.  .  ���������l    '    'o SECOND PRIZE.  For  the    second' two  best-  Bacon  Hogs, any age or breed,'fed on Car-.-  .'. ...$25 IN,GOLD.  PRIZE.    ' '    .,    ''  two    best    Bacon  breed,  fed on Car--'   ������15 IN GOLD  Only     one -'entry  will    be''allowed  from, each Farmer or Stockman,, and '  the  stock, must be exhibited  at    the  Brandon exhibition.  Evidence    must- be'    produced     at,  time of  exhibition to show that the,  animals  were fed on  Carnefac  Stock  Food. '  for    your   Stock  a    1  -41  -:; p;:  Stock Food  THEfiSS  ;For    the ��������� third  Hogs, any ago" or  nefac Stock Food  Carnefac  Princess St.,   Winnipeg.  If a man has no sense of humor he  is  sure to    get funny atothe  wrong  TSic Flow of Mill^  will be iEcrdsed.  Why go to f.\H th������  trouble of keeping  cows and get iOnly  about half the Aiilk  they shouldfpro-  duce. ������-\  strengthens the digestion and invigorates the whole nystetn 60 that  the nutriment is all drawn from tlie  food. It takes just the same trouble to care for a cow when she  gives three quarts as when ehe-v  gives a pail. Dick's Blood Purifier  ���������vrill pay back ita coat with good  interest in a few weeks.  60 cents a package.  L^cmlns, Miles & Co., Aff������a������>t  no*TREAL.  lhere is. more catarrh in this section  of tho country than all other disoares  put together, and until the last few  years was suouosed to bo Incurable. For  a ffreat many years doctors pronounced  it a local disease and prescribed local  remedies, and by- constantly failing: to  cure with local treatment, pronounced it  incurable. Science has proven catarrh to  Lo be a constitutional disease and there-  lore requires constitutional treatment,  llali s Catarrh Cure manufactured by F  J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo. Ohio, is' the  only constitutional cure on the market  It is taUeji-internallv in doses from 10  drops to a tensuoon/i:l It acts' directly  on the blood and inu'cous surfaces of the  system. They offer ono hundred dollars  ���������.or any cabe it fails to cure. .Send for  circulars and testimonials. Address  -    F. J.  CHTSNEY & Co.. Toledo.  O.  Sold   bv   dniircrists.   75c.  Hall's Family Pills  are the be%t.  i <j  Schoolmacter���������" What is a widower ? "  Pupil������������������" A widdercr is a man wot  ain't  got a widder." ,..,,.  Schoolmaster���������''Oh ! indeed���������then  what is   a widow? "  Pupil���������" A.widder is a woman wot  wants a widdercr."   .   :  YPounltcrer���������" Very  sorry,  sir, I've  scold out all tlie game, but I've jrot  soune fino German sausages whiah I  can ��������� safely recommend."  Shoptist���������" Fraid that won't do at  all.) My wife would never believe I  sho(t 'cm."  ���������  It is.not only because of their great wearing qualities  that you are recommended to \wear  Style, fit and finish are almost as limportant. Granby  Rubbers have a stylish, clean cuit appearance all their  own, and are made in all the different  shoe shapes.  "Granby Rubbers wear lliKe iron."  ���������>%.  mam \ -  ii  i:  "'A  Ft  ���������' Xfnnece&j'CLry  Delay  There had been trouble between Mr.  ,Wiliiam Scott and Mr. Samuel Brown  , at Red Dog City, and Mr. ]William  Scott started out one evening to locate  the exact whereabouts, of the other-  gentleman.,' When he had done so, he  'bustled into the saloon with the remark: *     "'    ��������� w      , .,'-������������������  "Sorry to disturb anybody, but I'll  . get' through with this matter as quick  v as possible." ���������     ���������  t ���������  He had scarcely entered w'hen there  was a pop! pop! pop! lasting for sixty  " seconds.     Then  the  fusillade ' ceased,  and the .smoke lifted up to reveal two  dead men lying'on* the floor.' "  " "Boys," said the saloonist to the, men  ,who crowded in,-"it was a fair fout  ' and"a'.genteel  fout.   'They  died, like  reg'lar "gentlemen."  Tho crowd stared at the faces of the  dead and nodded approval.  "And they shall be buried like gentlemen," continued the man. ."Here,  'you Chinese heathen, take this dollar  and go out and dig two holes and plant  these gentlemen on their backs and  give 'em elbow room'to shake hands'in  the next world!"        '       ' M. QUAD!  I Dead Sea. Evaporation.  Scientific observation justifies the estimate that a daily average of G,500,000  tons of water is received into,tbe Dead  sea from the Jordan and other sources  during the year.   During the rainy season,  says the Chicago Record-Herald,  the amount is .very much greater; dur-  ,ing the'dry season it is of course very  'much  less,   but ,this average' will   be  maintained year after year.    There is  no.outlet, and the level is kept'down by  evaporation only, which is very rapid  because of-the intense heat, the'dry atmosphere and the dry winds which are  constantly blowing down the,gorges between the mountains. This evaporation  causes a haze or mist to hang over the  lake at al] times;, and when it1 is' more  rapid' than  usual   heavy  clouds   form  and thunderstorms sometimes rage with  great violence in the pocket between  the cliffs even fn'the dry season.    A  flood of rain often falls upon the surface of the sea when the sun is shining, and the atmosphere is as dry as a  bone half a mile from the shore.'  The  mountains around  the  Dead -sea  are  rarely seen with distinctness because  of this haze. , ,  TEA  ROOT  CARVINGS.  "An. Ear  For' MnsJc."  --Cleveland Plain Dealer.  ' 'Overheard  In. a 'Grin.  Store.  ���������Desperate Looking1 Party���������I want to  buy a revolver.'. ��������� .  Dealer���������Yes, sir.' Here's the^ three  latest styles. This 'plain, substantial  arm Js much used for self ^defense; this  silver mounted';one, with pearl handle,  ,^s0used 'for shooting sweethearts, and  this" cheap, common affair is usually  used.to shoot wives. It's very popular'  just I now.���������Baltimore' American.'  ���������    The Rattlesnalce'.s Rattle.  The utility of tho rattle to the rattlesnake is a problem still awaiting solution.  It has been supposed to be useful'  as paralyzing its prey through terror  excited   by   the  sound, thus   induced.  Biitothis is a very doubtful  explanation. " It is akin to the notion formerly  entertained that serpents had a'power  of fascinating other creatures.   Others  have*thought' tliat it seems to excite  the curiosity of animals and so brings  them  within   the   rattlesnake's  reach. ���������  -It ,has also been supposed that it serves,  as it may do, ,to enable shakes of dif-'  'fereiit sexes to find each other and also  to guard the animal from attack when  it is helpless from its power of offense  having been temporarily exhausted.  No sufficient evidence has, however,  been collected to, show tliat any, of  these ingenious speculations 'affords us  a real.clew to the true-cause of'such a  curious - and elaborate ' mechanism.���������  Quarterly Review. ���������>    ���������  .   ,  ^aiiiim-iio   vVocdeu  Oitjct*   'J'liai Art-  Fashioned  In  tlse  Ovicsii. '  The fantastic wocden objects which'  come from the far oust and are ki:own  ar; toa root carvings have long b'-'su the  basis of ii prosperous industry in 'the  pepa'cus city of Fuch.-iu. Strictly  speaking, the name is a misnomer.  Some of, the carvings are made from  old'lea roots and tea trunks, but the  vast majority, nine-tenths at leant, are  inr.de from the roots -and trunks of  hardwood freest  Tho carvings are almost invariably  made in two parts, a pedestal and ono  or more human figures fitted to the latter by pegs and holes.    The former is  "made from a root and the latter .from a  trunk.,  The roots are selected with considerable'euro.   They must be comparatively free  from   dry  rot,  decay  anil  worm holes and must possess'a rude  symmetry.    They   are  cleaned,  scrubbed-, and scraped'and. sawed to about  the' desired size; then  the artist with1  chisel,  gouge,   knife  ancl 'pinchers  re-  movcsM'ootlets and roots until the figure is completed.    -  The .simplest design is a three legged  pedestal,' of which the base is a rough  cylinder of wens and knobs.; Any number of legs may  be used.    A curious  specimen   seen   by   the   writer  in   tbo  Grand hotel, Yokohama, has fifty legs,  , while the body has been "so treated as  to suggest a horny,centiped.   A second  type of pedestal is tht?. mushroom.    A  ���������thirdtype is an animal  form, such as>  'the buffalo, tiger, unicorn, elephant or  dragon.      '' ",..'-'  Ncarlyalways the.chiseris guided by  humor or satire. '.If it be a saint who  is depicted, tho look of^picty or suffering is replaced liy a leer 'or drunken  grimace; if it be a warrior, every limb  and muscle isomolded so as _to* suggest  decrepitude or a desire to run away.  Qua'ng Ti, the'1 invincible' soldier  prince,"is frequently portrayed standing on ono leg, with the other exteiided  like a professional rope balancer.  .  Settling  Down.  Mary Ann was a solid and healthy  native of Prince Edward Island. At  the age of twenty she had entered the  kitchen of a Boston family, and there  she had reigned for fifteen years.'  Every year she was left in charge of  the city house for'the three'summer  .months, 'while the-family were at the  mountains, and during the rest of the  year she directed the domestic' affairs  of the household in a firm and tranquil  way. ,   |V  When.the family returned in the'fif-  teenth autumn of Mary Ann's reign,  sbe announced her intention to marry"  within a month.  - "I've been knocking about the world  for'this last fifteen years," said Mary  Ann, "and-it's time I settled down, if  ever I mean to do it."  "It doesn't seem to me as if you bad  knocked about much," said ��������� her mistress, with mild resentment, "but I'm  glad you are to have a home of'your  own. What is the young man's business ?' '  "He's the traveling agent for a new  etove lifter and a gas burner," said Mary Ann proudly, "and he's going to take  me with him wherever he goes." ���������  Ycuth's Companion.  A f7'!_  Honey From  tlie Spelling-  Bee.  Churchman���������We  bad a'v'spelling'bee  ,at the church  last week.   The 'pastor  tgave  out  the1 words.    Did  you   hear  about it?  ; J    ,  Ascum���������No.   Was it interesting?  / Churchman���������Rather.   Tlie* first three  words  he  gave   out  were   "increase,"  'pastor," "salary."���������Philadelphia Press.  Very  Stvaajje.  -Tourist���������I must move.  I couldn't get  ������ a wink of sleep all night on account of  ,a baby'in the next room that cried all  night.  Waiter���������I don't understand that. The  parents slept in the same room, and  they never heard it���������Nordiske Blade.  ���������  Definition   of  Felicity..       '      '  A Baptist minister tells the following  story: / '���������'','  "A friend of mine, 'who, is tquitea  scholar,' once accepted an invitation to  preach at a country church in tho south,  ���������and, as was his custom, he use*d very  learned language. After^ the service  the pastor of the church said that he  ��������� felt sure the members of the congregation 'did not understand the sermon.  'Nonsense!' ,replied my "friend. 'I am  sure" there''was nothing in my sermon  which they could not comprehend.'"   .,  " 'Well,' said the pastor, 'I will call  one of them in and see if he understands the meaning of the word "felicity." ' So he called in a laboring man  and said, 'John, can you tell me what  is the meaning of the word "felicity?" '  " 'WTell, I don't know, sir,' said John,  'but I believe it is some part of the inside of a pig.'"  WATERFALLS IN  JAPAN.  ' Thoroughly  Reliable.  "So you have a system by which you  can't lose at roulette?"  "I have," answered the thrifty young  nobleman. "I get other people to subscribe the money and charge them a  commission for playing it at Monte  Carlo."���������Washington Times.  '   The iKqnisitive  Foreigner.  "Yes,"s said Mrs. Flasherleigh, smiling sweetly upon the baron, "my daughter once took a prize at a baby show."  "Ah!" the nobleman answered. "How  lofely! Vas it for vot you call fatness  or der strongest lungs?"���������Chicago Record-Herald.  Tlie Zest of Iluiitins-.  You can never know tho zest of hunting or fishing until your dinner depends  upon your success; you have never attained the sublime in cooking until you  have spitted your fish  or meat on a^  freshly peeled stick, rubbed the salt in  with your fingers and broiled it oyer a  woodland fire, you watching it jealously lest it get ablaze, and all the time  that meat is browning you get hungrier  and hungrier, and every time it sputters in the glow-you catch wafts of fragrance until   you  feel  that''you   have  the capacity of a dozen starving men  .and wonder whether<a single haunch of  ���������venison can supplyryour wants.  ��������� Comparing- Noi������a.  Neighbor���������It costs a great deal to  raise a boy these days.  Mr. Tucker (father of Tommy)���������My  experience is that it doesn't 'cost' ns  much to raise a boy as it does to suppress him.���������Chicago Tribune.  Cause For   Congratulation.  "I hear the dinner was a great success." '-.������������������' '������������������-']   '_',"  "The best yet. All the people we invited first declined, and we had a  chance to ask those we really wanted."  ���������Town Topics.  Incredible.  ���������An Irish harvester found himself in  a small Scottish town. ' At the gasworks he saw a gasometer for the first  time in his life and stopped a countryman who was passing to ask, "What's  that big round thing there standing on  end?"  The Scotchman scratched his head  and replied, "A dinna ken."  "Get out with you." said the Irishman; "you never saw a dinner can as  big as that in your life."    .        \  They Are Almost  Conntles;s and Are  Used aa  Shrines.  The waterfalls of Japan are almost'  ���������countless. - There'is one at every-turn,',  and where ,there Avas' not one in the  'beginning the Japs have made one, for,'  it'is their .passion.    Every little'garden  has. a,fall or two, and it would not'be  considered ar,garden <at all without it-  There are/many very beautiful ones in-  various parts of .>the country, and they  ore   all   of   thcrn^ shrines   visited   by  thousands of pilgrim's every year. They  do not'pray to them as to a statue of  Buddha, but they first, pass -up a little  paper prayer on a convenient rock and  then   sit  down  in  rapt attention  and  gaze afthe 'falling water for hours, taking an occasional cup of tea at a little  teahouse which always stands closest  band.  The Japs  are great at  making,pilgrimages anyway.    When a mau 'has  reached the age of foi'ty-liveT'ho is supposed  to have raised a. family  which  will  in the ?future ,take  care of  him.  About the first thing he does on retiring is to start on a series of pilgrimages.  Sometimes  he joins a- band of fellow  pilgrims, or, if "comparatively Avoalthy,  he sometimes takes his wife and a minor child and makes the pilgrimages by  himself.    These pilgrim bands can always be seen moving about, the country.   They carry little banners with the  name of their city and district marked  on them, and when they have received  good  entertainment at a  teahouse or  hotel they hang one of their banners up  in a conspicuous place as a testimonial.  Often  a  band of  pilgrims will.travel  from one end of the country to the other, visiting every temple and waterfall  in the land.  ,' A  Curious   Custom.  One  of the,many   curious  customs  which mark the visits of judges to pro-',  yiriciar assizes of England is that observed at Newcastlo-on-Tyne.  The rnayor always makes the'follow-  ing speech'to the judges on circuit:.  "My lords, Ave have to congratulate  you upon-having', completed your labors in tj this ancient town and have  also, to 'inform you that you travel  hence to Carlisle through .border country much and often infested,by the'  Scots. We therefore present each' of  your lordsliips with a piece of money  to buy therewith a dagger to defend  yourselves." ,    . ��������� -  . Then tbe mayor produces' two ancient  eoins, a jacobus and a',carolus. - The  former he presents to the senior aud  tho latter to the junior judge/. Apparently it is intended that the senior  judge shall purchase a dagger twice  the ���������size of that purchased by the junior,  judge. ' *   '  , ':   Affection  of Seals.   -  Natural affection of seals in their wild  'state is well shown in the following anecdote: A gentleman living in Oregon,  on the ocean shore, one day caught in a  very simple manner a young seal. *It  liacTbeen stranded on the plank wharf  by a receding tide and ' left high, and  uncomfortably dry as well.   It had. not  strength to waddle into the water and  no one to teach it the tricks of its tribe.'  The  gentleman   kept tho little glossy  creature for several days and then in  pity turned it into its native element.  It came to the wharf every night'and  whimpered so that he Avas obliged'to  take it out again and keep it in a small  tank, the seal giving every demonstration of affection, after the manner of a  young dog. i  V/Ii-re   Iron   Is-   ITn'jieU.  Among the B^raloii;;^. a  i.tc:  can people, iron i^ a j-a.-'jvd obj.-rn.  Ti-cy  are expert workers in nigral, whlc-h thtjy  stili smelt from  its nativ" ore  by the-  uio.->l primitive method's ever devised by-  man.    This art Avas to them in former  days a source of wealth:''inf! nonce mid  poAver,   and  tho   legend' is  that   wh<-:������  people did not'know tho/.rluo of tiie  stones found in their bvcoks a  "wise  man" saAV a A'ision. '-The spirit of bis-  , chief stood beside,him'and said, "Ga:Ji-  it- stones'   and   burn   tbeni   to   make-  spears."    The sage thought it  Avat a.  dream and that the chief Avas humu-y,.  so he sacrificed un ox.    But the virion,  returned, and tlie chief looked sorrow-..  fu!.'   He stood a long time''aud at last'.  said:    ' " '  "My son, why do you not obey your'  father?   Go to the river, gather stones  and'make a hot fire. ' After-that you* ,  will see iron Avith your eyes."  ,  The ,sage was greatly frightened and  feared some calamity, but dared not refuse.    When he had mado a hot fire-  iron came out of it,������and then he kneAv:  ���������the'chief bad taken pity on  his <chil-  "  dren.   He told his son the secret before*  he died, but he was a  vain coxcomb  and, AA-ishhig to sIioav bis OAvn Avisdom,.  made iron in-the presence of strangers,,  and so tho secret of the art was lost to  ,his tribe, but they have always ccntin-  1 ued* to regard iron as sacred above all  other metals.       ,  Jjetter   Krone   "Warm   CISmiite.  ' "Speaking'of pulpit jokes." a churchgoer remarked, "I have yet to liear a  better one than that on a revercnll gentleman'of a small-congregation in the.  city. He is a fine preacher, a man  along in years, loved and revered by  his 'llock. His pulpit utterances never '  verge upon levity of any sort. He'abhors a'resort, to humor,in church.'    "    .'  "One Sunday evening Jie Avas s'peak-  "ing to bis congregation about Mrs. *  Jones, one of the prominent Avoinen of  bis-church, who had!gone south for her-  health. In his previous remarks he-  had, Avith, feeling, referred to Mrs. -  Smith, who had recently left this world'  for a better one. , ^ ''*���������'.  "He startled his hearers by saying:.  'I ha\-e. just received a letter from'Mrs.  Smith.    She   says   it   is   very 'warnvT  where she is noAV.'  "Shocked at the audible'titter in" the :'-  staid congregation, the good man paused: looked blank and then gasped.  'I  meant .from "'Mrs.   Jones,'  and hastily -  announced   the   hymn." ��������� New    York "  Telegram.  Hiding: the  Goat.  Whence comes the phrase "riding the  goat?"    Presumably  from Egypt and  old Nile.    Capricornus, the goat of the  zodiac,  Avas the patron  of the hicro-  phants   in    the    Egyptian ' mysteries.  Knowledge, especially occult and recondite knoAvledge, was under bis pro-,  tection.    The goat of earth may be despised on earth, but the celestial goat  is  or  was  a   mighty  and  mysterious  poAvcr.    It may be a  long way  from  tho astrological and astronomical goat  to the comic "goat" of modern initiations, but that is not the goat's fault-  ,-���������"��������� Proud'of  the  Cure.       ,     s:    '  ^William  R. Travers, the  New  Yorlc  city broker, on one occasion desired U>  go to an address in suburban Brooklyn,,  but, being unacquainted Avith the local-'  ity. accosted a stranger and asked directions.   It so happened that the stranger stuttered and' stammered quite as  badly as Travers. Avbo after the  man  bad made two or three ineffectual attempts   to  answer  grew  angry  under  tbe impression  be  Avas  being mocked "���������  and hotly inquired:    '  "Hoav d-d-dare you t-t-try to m-m-mock  roe?"  "Ex-ex-excuse m-me!" exclaimed the.  stranger. "I have an im-im-impedi-  ment in m-my s-s-s-speecb."  "Oh, I s-s-s-ee!" stammered Travers,,  the look of anger giving Avay to a look,  of sympathetic concern. "W-AA'-why-  d-d-don't you g-g-go s-s-seo D-d-doctor  S-s-smith."'   lie c-c-cured m-me."  Henrtlessnens.  "I wouldn't say anything unkind toa  person behind his back." said Maud.     :  "Neither would ������," answered Mamie.  "I'd rather say it where he can hear it,  so as to have the fun of seeing him get  angry."���������Washington' Star.  Only Possible  Reason.  "Yes,", said the sweet young thing  proudly. "I've never been kissed by a  man in my life."  "You ought to quit eating onions,"  said the old bachelor sourly.���������Chicago  Tribune.  What   Caused   the   IiuHeestion.    ,  "Mollie BroAvn has.a model husband."  "In what way?"  "Whenever he doesn't eat anything  she asks .him if the cooking isn't as  good as his mother's."'  "And Avhat docs bo say?"  "He says'lie has no doubt it is.but  that bis indigestion has quite unfitted  him to be a-competent judge."  I/avish   Entertainments.  In  the  palmy  days  of  the  French  monarchy   sumptuous   entertainments  of royalty jvere -not  uncommon.     To  entertain a queen for a week the Com to  d'Artois rebuilt, rearranged and refurnished his castle from threshold to turret, employing 900  workmen  day and  night     The   Marshal   do   Soubise   received   Louis  XV.  as  bis guest for a  day and night at a cost of ������80,000.    "I  hear," said bis majesty to the marshal,  who OAved  millions,  "that you are  in  debt"    "I Avill inquire of my steward  and inform.your majesty," replied the  host, hiding a yawn behind his hand.  'Chinese  Itoyal   Tea.  ��������� The tea usedSn the immediate household of the ruler1 of China is treated  with the utmost care. It is raised in'  a garden surrounded by a wall, so that  neither man nor beast can get anywhere near the plants. At the time of  the .harvest those collecting theso  leaves must abstain from eating fish,  that their breath may not spoil tbe aroma of the "tea; Ihey must bathe three  times a day, and, in ^addition, must  wear gloves Avbile picking the tea for  the Chinese court. .  ' Sizes  of  the Planets.  An ingenious way of comparing the  sizes of planets Avith tbe sun is suggested by a Avriter in the bulletin of  the French Astronomical society. Let  the earth, he says, be represented by  a 20 franc piece, then Venus is 15  francs;. Mars, 2; Mercury, 7; Uranus,  280; Neptune, 320; Saturn. 1,8-10; Jupiter, G.S00, and the sun 0.7S0.000.  Problematic.  Customer ��������� Have you any problem  novels? . :.  Bookseller���������No, but here is a treatise  on integral calculus which is said to  contain some novel problems.  That's Different.  "I see a Chicago girl has risked her  life to save her pet cat."  "I Avonder if she ever broke or tried  to break a man's heart just for tbe fun  of the thing."���������Chicago Record.  A  lllsid   Dutch   Law.  More than 200 years ago the Dutch  rulers cf Ceylon, anxious to retain their  monopoly of the precious spice, for  which-that island is famous," enacted a  law which made it a capital offense to  buy or. sell-.the Avild jungle cinnamon,  then the only sorj- known. The plants,  wherever found.'jjj vere held to be the  property of the state. If a shrub  chanced to spring up in- a man's door-  j'ard, he could neither destroy nor use  it under st-vere penalties. Things are  happily different iioav.  Considerate.  Nightcaps and cotton ear wads are  provided by the proprietor of a hotel  at Vyitra,- Hungary, for those of his  guests who retire early and do not  Avish to be kept aAvnke by a gypsy  band which plays nightly at the hotel.  1  It's AVliat Wc Haven't Got "We "Want.  Once upon a time.there lived a kitten  with a tail so long that he could catch  it any time.ho liked.  -The other kittens envied him.  "What the rest of us "tire ourselves  out in the pursuit of you have at  once!" exclaimed they.  "And yet I am not happy," protester?,  the kitten.  ���������Now. tliis- AA-as n great mystery among,  the cats, for they avere devoid of human discernment.  First  Love.  People Avho marry while very, young:  are apt to .find out when it is too late  that they have made the greatest mistake in their .lives and that, though it-  may seem  very sweet to marry "the'  first and  only love,"  this same "first  love" is  the very  last  person  in  the  Avorld that they ought to have married.  Some, indeed, may adA'ise couples to  marry before they are out of their teens  and settle down before the distractions  of the Avorld can attempt to shake their  allegiance to each other, but this settling doAvu too often   proves  to be a  mere temporary phase and is followed  by an unsettled condition that lasts for  tbe rest of their unhappy lives.    Second thoughts are often best in love.  Old  Washington  Cnst������m.  According to ancient and established  usage, United States senators send out  small envelopes containing their cards  at the beginning of every session, and  the dainty little missives aro distributed through the senate postoffice. This  custom dates back beyond the memory  of any living .senator, and even beyond  the bounds of official record.  Corded   Trunks.  Trunks   corded   instead   of   strapped  are thought by some theatrical managers to be fatal to the interests of their  companies.    "I  can't  have any  hangman's  ropes'among   my  people,"   exclaimed one well known'farce comedy  manager on noticing cords upon one of  the trunks belonging to a lady lie had  just brought at large expense from east  to west.   And such a horror had ho of  the "hoodoo" effect upon his ���������company,  Avere a Avoman addicted to such methods to remain a member of it, that he  quietly paid the astonished newcomer  two   Avoeks'   salary,   adding   her   fare  back to .New York'by Avay of compensation for discharging her.  ho, the Poor Indian!  She���������Do they  have societies at the  Carlisle school?  He���������Sure.    Haven't you heard of Indian clubs?  Idiomatic*   Blunder.  "Mr. Honpecque, let me introduce you>  to tbe Count de Dippee."  . "Ah, eet ze honor to meet a musician.  I  hear, sar,  zat  you  an'  your  family  play ze music."  "Why, 1 don't know the first thing  about music."  "Why, I hear eet all around zat. ymr.  'plays second fiddle' to your wife!"���������  Baltimore Herald.  .,    ���������',-^'  f 'i������  i"      -   ', j"'L  '    .    * *  i^'l  , --, -  <���������' ' ~yi  '.' '~t~ VaI  '_ y '-y\  \ ��������� 'rj/.'-fJ  ���������,   I"-- f^fM^^^^f^i^^tii^rTTt  i'  C. H. TARBELL.  High Grade Stoves  and all Kitchen Requirements .  SPORTSMENS GOODS  ''  & GENERAL HARDWARE  DEALERS    IN"    ���������  BRANTFORD,.:.. "  '   MASSEY-H ARRIS,  and .other High-g^eW heels.  Whfiel and Bun Repairing  NEATLY & PROMPTLY DONE.  ������ i  n '        n  Makers of the celebrated  _     Solar Ray  Acetylene  -:-   Machines.  fid St.;    Gumljerland  JOHN McLEODS  FOR, FIRST-CLASS  CANDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS & TOBACCOS.  ganaimi Cigar Factory  SMOKE  ENTERPRISE  / CIGARS  BEST  ON  EARTH:  Maunfactured by  P. GABLE & CO., NANAIMO, B.C.  CUMBERLAND  * i ���������. i '"it  Meat Market  Donald McKay^     u  i>        * '_  Prime Meats,  ���������>    Vegetables &, Fruits  .jgjp*    la Season.  DAILY DELIVERY.  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"DREAD, Cakes  and PieR delivered daily to any' part of City.  fittj, stock of. _ Groceries  T.Il McLEAN,  The Pioneer Watchmaker, ,'  Jeweler and Optician.  ...Eyes Tested Free.   ,.  You have the money, I, have the  Goods; now I want the'money and  you want .tne Goods so come and  see what, bargains you,can get. f  All the Latest .MAGAZINES. '  and PAPERS on hand   IF   YOU   WANT   YOUR   MORNING'S  f*r*  ���������M-ITcK  Pif*  early, Fresh and Swt-ei, buy. from   ���������  1ST.   0B3I^.K,V"E^r    ,  *  pRUITS,  Candies, ,  ,   DIPES, Cigars,.  Tobaccos:'  ANDNOVECTIKS AT  Mrs\WAI;K-ER>S_  ,      '       (Whitney. Block )  Milk Delivered Twice  Daily in Summer,  H AF\ N ESS  WWILLARD is prepared to  ���������     fill any Orderu for Fine or -   '..  Heavy  Harness,  at < short uotice.e ''  WiUiRD BLOCK;      Cumberland.  Kspimait & Janaimo. I].  s. s^'Cityof Nanaimo.'  WINTER SCHEDULE.  Leaves Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at Musgraves,, Vesuvius, Cr'oftoh. Kuper, andpThetis  Islands (one week) Fulford, Ganges,  and Ferh'wood (following week).  Leaves , Nuna.mo  Tuesday',' 5 ' pm.,   for,  Comox, connecting,with s,s. Joanat  Nana;mo. -  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  train lor Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7<- a.m , for  Comox and way ports.-  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 A.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves   Nanaimo   Friday,   2 p.m.,  one  week  for  Ganges,   next   week   for*  Crohon.  Leaves Ganges or Crofion Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and way ports.  VANCOUVER - NA3M AIMO ROUTE  S. S.      "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No. r. daily except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  TIMETABLE   EFFECTIVE  OCTOBER 25th,  1902.  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 4 ���������Rimi'ay  r m.  3.00  3 28  No. 2-Daily.  A.M.-  De  9,00 ..Victoria D  "    9.28 Coldstream    ...   "  ������������������10.24 .Koeuig's "  " 11 00 .Duncan's      "  P M. ���������    1' M.  ** 12 40 . .Nanaimo  4.24  5.00  0.41  Arl253.. Wellingten Ar.  7.03  WELLI rr*K    ti   TO  VICTORIA.  No. 1���������Dail No. 3���������Sunday  a.m. a.m.  De.   8 00. WelliDgton... .. De. 3 00  ������������    8 20 Nanaimo.1    "    3 15  11 1002... .Duncan's. ......   "    5.00  "10.42 Koenig's   "5.36  "11.38... Coldstream    "    6 32  Ar 12.00....   ...Victoria  Ar 7.00  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail and steuner  lines, at two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excur-<  sions, and reduced rites for parties  may  be  arranged   for   on   application   to  the  Traffic Manager.  The Company, reserves the right to  change without previous notice,sieamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from   and   to  all Stations, good Saturday and Sunday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  MUNIC1PALIIY OF   ������������������   ;   '  THE CITY OF   CUMBERLAND^  THE ROUND BY-LAW.  The Municipal Council of the Corporation of the City of Cumberland,  enacts as follows :���������        .     -  1 1. At such place or places as shall be designated by ihe Council from time to time a  City Pound may be established and shall be  maintained as such, by the  Corporation   of  the City of 'Cumberland.  1 7 . .  ' 2. The' Council may from time to time  appoint a Poumi-keeper at such "salary or  remuneration as it may decide and appropriate out of 'the annual revenue. .  '     3. The City Treasurer ahall,furnish   the  Puuridrkeeper   with  a! book   iu which-the,  Pound-keeper shall  euter a^, description   of  evtry auunii! mipouiidi-d by him,   with   the  name of   tlie _,era������>u   who took   or seut the  same to be impounded, the day aud hour ou  .  which   the animal   came (iuto  his chaige.as.  Pouuo-keeper,   the  day und hour ou which  the same   was   redeemed,    discharged,   or  otherwise   dealt   uitn   or   ui-posed of,   the  name    of   the    peison, and, the     mnouut  paid   by the   peison   redeeming the animal,  or, if   sold, the name of   the purchaser, the  amount that was'ptiid foi   tho  animal,   and  the amount til .he ex^euae therein, oand the.  balance, if any, r--maiuing ovur the   above,  tho penalty allowance  and expenses and to  ' whom the same has been paid, wnich balance, if any, shall, prior to making the return to the auditor, be paid over to the City  Treasurer.  4. The Pound-keeper shall at the end of  the month make a return to the City Clerk,  in writing, ^comprising the above information and any other information he or the  cleik may deem neceasary, which return  shall, if required, be verified by statutory  declaration of the Pound- keeperc  5. The Pound-keeper thall pay over to the  City'Tredburer all money received by him  once in every month, or ofteuer, if instructed so-to do, and shall at all times produce  his books for the inspection of any member  of che Council, or the Auditor or the Treasurer, wheu requested to do so������  6. No ^ horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, cow,  cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) shall be permitted to run at large or  trespass in the city at any time, or to graze,  brouse, or feed upon any of th������ streets,  squares, lanes, -parks, alleys, or public  Dlaces of the City, or upon ,a..y unfenced  lots or unfenced land within the city limits,  under the following penalties against the  owners, or keeper , or persons having charge  of the same, viz:���������  For each ox, horse,' mule, ass, bull,  cow, or other cattle  ������3  For each swine, hog, sheep, or goat  or, other animal.............. 1  For each dog    :'.... 0  7. If any of the animals mentioned  section 6 of this By-law (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) are found at  large or trespassing within the limits of the  City of Cumberland, or grazing, brousing,  or feeding upon any of the streets, squares  lanes, parks, alleys, ;. public places of the  said City, or upon any Kufenced lots or land  with'.n the City limits,' it tshull be taken by  the Pound-keeper or his assiutanc and driven, led, or carried to the City Pwund and  be there impounded, and it shail be the duty  of the Pound-keeper so to impound such  animals.  S. Any person or persons who find any of  the animals mentioned iu section 6 of this  By law, running at large or"' trespassing  within the City limits in contravention of  this By-Law may drive, lead, or carry the  animal to t' e said Pound, .^nd it shall be the  duty of the Pound kfitipor to receive and  imuouud the same, and p������y for���������  Horse, mule, bull,  cow, or  other cattle      ������250  Each   swine,    hog,    fheep,  goat, or other animal... 50  Fiach dr.g  50  9. It shall be the du'.y of all officers and  constables of   the police force of  the said  00  00  50  in  city, whenever they-see or. meet any.of tlie  .animals mentioned within section,6 of this  By-Law lunniug at' large or trespassing *  within the city limits in contravention of  this By Law or whenever their attention is ,  directed by any person to any such animal  running at l.trgcor trespassing as aforesaid,,'  to immediately take charge of such animal,  and drive,' lead, or carry, or, cause the same  to be driven, led, or carried to the Pound.  10. The Pound-keeper shall daily furnish  all   animals impounded in the City Pound  with good and  sufficient food, .water, shel-.  ter,-and attendance and .for so doing shall  demand  and   receive  from  th\s   respective  , ovmers of.such animals or" from the keepers  or   persons  in, whote charge  the  animals  .ought to be, for. the u*.e of the Corporation,^  the following allowance over and above the',  fees for impounding,  namely :r-   *,,       .   ���������'���������    ���������  For each horse, ass, mule, bull,  cow or  --  other cattle, JM.00 per day. -,-,,- -<  *  For each swiuc, hog, sheep, or goat, or ..  other animal,- 50cts. per day.  For each dog 25cts. per day.     ' ."  11. If the owner'of any animal impound- >  ed, or any other person entitled   to  redeem ���������  the same, thall appear aud claim  such  aui-   '  mal at any time before the sale   thereof, it  shall be the duty of the Pound-keeper or his'  assistant, to deliver up the same ou   receiving the amount in full of the   penalty,   and  the allowance  and  the expenses chargeable  for each aud every animal,   and iu addition  thereto if the animal redeemed  s a dog, the  annual tax therefor.  1  12. When the Pound-keeper is aware of  the name and address of the owner of any  animal impounded he shall, within 24 hours  of the impounding, cause a letter or pose,  card to be sent to such owner with a notification of such impounding.  t 13 It shall be the duty of the Pound-  keeper, or his Assistant, before making delivery of any animal so impounded, before  sale, or on payment of surplus money after  t<ale, to obtain from the person or' persons  claiming the same, his, her or their name or  names and residence, aud to enter the same '  in a book, together w th the date when such  animal was impounded, and the date when '  tr e same was sold or redeemed as the case  may be.  14. If no person shall appear to claim  such animals or animal so impounded, within three days after the same may have been  impounded, or if the person claiming such  auimal shall  refuse  or ;e:lect to pay the  "penalty and the allowaic; and expenses  chargeable thereon, it shall be the duty of  the Pound-keeper to give at least five days  notice of the sale thereof.  15. Such notice shall contain a general  description of the animal or animals impounded, and shall be posted up iv. some  conspicuous place at the Pound, where the  same shall have been impounded, and also  at the City Hall.  16. If at the expiration of the time specified in the said notice, no person shall appear to claim the animal or animals therein  soecified and referred to, or if any person  shall appear to claim the same, but shall refuse or neglect to pay the penalty and the  allowance, and the expenses scorned and  charged on such animal or animals; it shall  be lawful to sell the same, and the animal  or animals shall be offered to public competition and sold to the highest bidder by the  Pbuud-keeper at the City Pound.  17. If the animal be a horse, asa, mule,  ox, hull, cow, or other cattle, it shall be advertised in a newspaper at least three days  before such sale.  18. If, after the sale of any animal as  aforesaid, the purchaser does not immediately pay the price thereof, the Pound-  koeper mav forthwith cause the animal_,to  be resold, and >o continue to do until the  price is paid.  19. In case of the sale of any impounded  tniiiai or auimals,   the  said   Pound-keeper  ' shall retain out of-the proceeds of the sale  sufficient to'pay. the amount of the penalty  and the allowance and all expenses chargeable by him on account of the said animal  or animals.  20. N>> pers-m or pmsons Bhall break  open,  or   in   any manner directly  or   ic������  ���������1>  o     al  $  *  ���������>*-Ji  1  "Ha  4  if  ���������1 THE. CUMBERLAND   NEWS  ,'-      i  '   Issued Every Tuesday..  W.'B. ANDERSON,.    '-     -       -        BDTTOR  I  The coluumB of The News are open to all  who wifch to express therein views o matters of public interest. ������<  Whilei we do a<it hold ourselves re indole for the utterances of correspondence, we  reserve the right of declining to insert  ommunications unnecessarily personal.       ''  TUESDAY, MAY 19,  1903  directly  aid  or assist , in   breaking   open  ; the   Pound, * or   bhall   ' take ' or   let   any  aniunl   orauimrls   thereout,   without   the  ��������� cousent    of    the    Pound-keeper.       _ Each  and every person who shall hinder, delay or  obstruct   any person  or persons engaged in  ' driving*, leading, or,carrying to   the  Pound  any animal, or animals liable to be impounded under the provisions of this By law shall,  for each and every offence,  be liable  to  the  penalty hereinafter mentioned.   ,  ' l> 211 If any dog impounded as afoeaaid is  not redeemed within seven days af .er such  impounding it shall be lawful fort ePound  keeper to kill it in some merciful' in inner.  i        ' < , , r  22. Eveiy person   who  pays   the annual  , tax for a* dog as mentioned in   the R> venue  By-law, shall .th< reupon be entitled to nave  such dog registered, numbered, and described in a book to be kept for  this, purpose at  the office of the City Treaaurer,  and to re-  ceive a metal badge or tag stamped'with the  year for which the tax is paid, and the nuin-"  ber of tlie registration, and "in case any dog  <   shall be found at  large within the Munici-  *. pality at any time without such a badge  or  tag as aforesaid such dog shall be deemed to  .be at laige within the meaning of Clau e 6  of this By-law. ,' '  23   In the event of a dog being impound  e ! and the owner proving to the satisfaction  _v of'the Pennd-keepur or the Cir.y Treasurer  li    < -   that the annual tax had been paid   aud   the'<  '���������   mettl IJa'dge or tag had been removed before'  the impounding of.the dog, it shall be   law-'  ful for the Pound-keeper to release such dog  from the Pound at once and enter  the   particular^ in his book. N t ~ Y  24. It shall be lawful ~for the Pound-  keeper, or his assistant, or other persons a--  aforesaid,'to impound any dog running at  -lar^e in the City and not wearing a metal  badge or tat; ������n accordance with the last  preceding section of this By-law. ' .  25   No person shall keep  or  harbor  any  dog or oth r animal   which   habitually dit=-  0 turbs the quiet'of any person, or any dog in  - other auiiiinluwhich endangtrs the  bafety.or  ^ any ptrson by biting or otherwise.     , '  '. 26. No ho-se'or horses shall be It ft untied  vithinthe city limits, unless under the control'of the owner or person in  charge.  21.L Every person convicted of an infraction of "any provision of this By-law shall  forfeit and pay therefore: a penalty not exceeding (ity dollars.   ��������� ���������  5        '    ���������        i.    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NEWS OFFICE.  z?  ?tW  rr".t -������-    '  i-i  li*'  n  1 1. *  If i"  p.  trt  I*'  -p. ... ~.  ,    - Hulda was having, a hard time of it.  In her heart of hearts she could not  quite decide which one she loved, best.  ���������Hans, she .had to confess, had some advantages which weighed with her. Mr.  ' Barton, the man who owned the place  across the street, was particular about  '  '��������� his  furnace  man,   and  she   knew  he  Jiked Hans. Eesides, Hans could speak  Swedish, and she couldn't rdeny that it  jwas pleasant to talk with him in the  accents of the dear old home she had  left so far behind.  But whenever his plain, open countenance, with the blue eyes twinkling below' the yellow hair, was pictured in  her mind she blamed him for being a  ,"   little, too ^ordinary. ,Ske  could  see a  "dozen  such any Sunday in tho  little  ��������� Swedish church.  Now, with a man who  iwore a long blue coat with a five pointed star on the front of it and carried a  mahogany club ,it was  different.    No  one who, looked athim could fail to see  v    that he,  being a part of the government, was superior to the common run  '.of men.  -,   James had toid her that he was "the  ���������'. right arm of the "law," and  she- had  looked her'admiration.  She had known  ' 'him almost as long as She had ;Hans,  , and he was so -good to her.-  On Sun-  ' /days in the park h'e would get h'er a,  Beat close up to the band stand.   Tlien  ,.   fwh'en the concert was over he would  ' buy some peanuts, and together they  ' (would stroll, through the part of tlie  ,   park, that had signs'to  keep  off the  i, grass stuck-up all over it.    Of course  <'he,could go anywhere. ,  , ?James knew that Hans was his rival,  , for one Saturday night h'e had como to  ;   see Hulda and' had found Hans there.  "' Hulda had said:   ���������  ,   "Hans, this is Mr. Daniels."  ,    And Hans had said, "I am vaar glad  oto'see you," while James had mumbled,  ,���������*'How d'ye do?" and,tlien sat scowling t  at6the sink all the rest of tho evening.1  After that James never came on a  '' Saturday.   He asked to'bo shifted'to  '- " another platoon, so that he could do his  calling On Monday or 'Tuesday nights.  ', Hans did not-'change his night, and so  * they never'met at Hulda's home again.  ,jIndeed-. James took so little pains to  "Cultivate-Hans', acquaintance that he  never, even learned what, his rival did  for a living. And this disdainful indifference proved costly in the end.  ��������� " How Hulda would kave learned to  know her heart had not Hank O'Day,  . the iceman, set in motion a fateful  train of circumstances one cannot even  guess. Hank did not know Hulda. lie  does not know her to this day; Aud  yet it was none other than Hank who,  all unknowing, unmasked her heart's  desire.  Hank O'Day drove to his ice wagon  ft pair 'of high spirited horses. One  morning when his wagon was empty  his aesthetic instincts led  him to  lay  ��������� his route back to the ice yards along  '  the street that skirted the park.  Just as the chariot of fate was near-  Ing Hulda's home the chain at the  back of the wagon slipped and let the  end gate drag upon the ground. Hank  swore   softly,   stopped   his   team   and'  ��������� jumped to the pavement to fasten the  chain. He .ierked it quickly through  the iron rings and then���������swore .again  as the team, alarmed by the  sudden  , noise, galloped madly down the avenue and made straight for the nearest  entrance to the park.  The horrified Hank stood still long  enough to see the end gate banging out  defiance. Then he started after the  runaways as fast as his rubber boots  would let him run.  When Officer .Tames Daniels turned  from his faithful guardianship of a  bevy of simpering nursegirls in tbe  park, he saw coming toward him at  full speed a pair of wild eyed horses  and an.ice wagon swaying from side to  aide. Behind the . seat of the wagon  stood a man trying desperately to get  hold of the reins.ii Y  In an instant James recognized the  [waving yellow, hair and pale features  as those of Hans Peterson, and in the  , same moment, like an inspiration, there  came to him the .realization of his op-  . pprtuuity. He ran out into the roadway and as the flying wagon passed  caught .the chain of the end gate and  swung himself into the box.  As he gained his feet the wagon  slowed suddenly, and he lurched forward to bring up against the back of  the sturdy Swede. Seizing him firmly  by the collar, Officer Daniels gasped:  "I arrest you���������in the name���������of the  law!"       y  Hans did not quite understand, but  ���������the hand on his collar in the moment  fcf his success made him angry.  "Whad yo' say?   Led me gol"  "I say you are under arrest." James  Hvas getting his breath again. "This is  against the law, you know."  "Whad is agains' da law ?"  "Driving traffic teams in the park.  Come, you'll have to go with me to the  station."  The officer tried to pull Hans out of  the wagon, but the latter'still held the  reins and refused to go. In-his broken  English he explained, he expostulated,  he all but exploded. Another officer  was approaching.  ���������'Come on now; drop those ](ines. This  other officer will take care of your  team."  Hans dropped the reins andlappealed  to the other policeman. But the_new-  comer was indifferent. If Hans ��������� had  been arrested, why of course he would  have to go to the station.        ,       ���������  !3:he magistrate,, was busy when they  arrived., and it was upon the officer'''  recommendation that Hans'was allowed to- go untilc afternoon, 'when he  would have his hearing. To have Hans  released was the scheme', James had,  evolved. Hans would have to explain  where he wanted, to go, when he ,left  the house in the afternoon.' Thus his  employer would learn all and Hans, at  least disgraced, might'possibly lose his  place. Would she of the' flaxen hair  and the - wide, admiring eyes hesitate  any longer? James smiled as he strolled  back on post.  ��������� In   the   afternoon   Officer > Daniels,  Hans' Peterson, Hank O'Day and^Mr.  Barton,   the, man   Hans   worked  for,  came into court., The officer told the  circumstances tof the arrest and dwelt  at length upon the plain case of violation of the city ordinances.  Then Hank  O'Day explained who ho was and,how  his    horses, had 'become    frightened.'  Hans took the stand and said he "yust-  yuinp in' da  wagon' to, stop id,"  and  finally Mr. Barton informed the court  that Hans  worked  forc him  and had  'never driven an ice wagon in his life.  '���������",  . The judge  turned 'to James  again,  and when the officer  had  nothing I������  say began to talk himself.    He talked'  for quile'.awhile, and most of the time  he  addressed  his  remarks  to   Officer  Daniels.   ' - _ .  When the >butle'r had read to Hulda  fiom'that evening's paper .the account  of the runaway and"the trial, what the  judge had said to James and what he  had said about Hans, she went out into  .the kitchen and sighed and thought.  That night Hans came and talked long  and earnestly, and as he talked the  fading glimmer of that five pointed'  star went out, and naught remained  for her but the light in Hans Peterson's  blue eyes.  saves from fire all,those who wear it  and that.Cbaricles wa.s preserved-by a  topaz from the fiery vengeance of Ar-  saees, queen of Ethiopia.  This stone was one of the first talismans that Tbeagenes possessed in  Egypt The topaz at present symbolizes Christian virtues���������faith, justice,  temperance, gentleness, , clemency.���������  Paris Figaro.',     ,   ,  8o������o������o������o0o������oO������o������o@o@oOo������oc  o<  0  o  i>  o  s>  o  Arizona Kicklets g  pressed   our  tives.  grief  to  surviving   rela  t,    M. QUAD.  < . '    Parrot  Langnage".'  Do parrots understand what they  say? *A correspondent writes' that a  friend with a fine green Brazilian par-'  rot has been staying w?th her. A gray  parrot was introduced one day, butithe  ' Brazilian,' haughtily ���������declined to have  anything to say to the gray. Then another friend who'had just been given a  newly imported green Brazilian brought  the newcomer to call. ' The moment  the parrots caught sight of each other  they, broke into a torrent of apparently  articulate language, consisting, as' it  seemed, of questions and answers, but  what tho language was no one present  could tell, and a few days later, when  they met again, exactly the1 same thing  happened. Was the first parrot,. long  exiled from its native forests, asking  eagerly for news of its people?  0  : .   -  A Different Locality.  The Editor of the Kicker Makes a    6  o        j1 o  ������     ',  -     ' Few 'Explanations Q  o i '    < ,      - ,' o  ������o@o������o������o@o������o������������o������o9o������o������o������oS  [Copyright, 1902, by C. B. Lewis.]  NEWSPAPER in Columbus, O..  gravely announces that we arc  personally to blame for at least  twenty lynchin'gs that have  taken place here-within the last year  and .that nothing seems to assuage  our thirst for blood: There have 'been  only three lynchings'herean five years,  and we happened to be out of town in  every case. As for our thirst for blood,  we never shoot a jack rabbit without  feeling conscience stricken over it.,      ���������"  Sleipfhing-.  Hark, the sleijrh bells' merry jingle  O'er the.cra'kling- ice and snow!, .  'Seems to set your blood a-tirigle,   - <  On the sol t  With your dftarest girl beside -you,  Snuggled xjp������in furs and fluff,     "   '' '  And the sta) ry night to hide you;  That's the stuff! "       .  ���������     '  Funny how the old horse1 scampers.  Though you drive.with just one arm.,  Something else the other hampers;  What's the harm? '        .       ���������'',''  ���������V  Wool -and Hair."  The life and,growth of wool and'hair  are not identical with tlie life of the  <bocly, but they will grow after? the  death of'the animal'in wliose skin they  have taken rooti" The root of tho hair  exudes the haii\pulp, which is formed  into cells containing tlie .pigment which  gives,color to the hair itself. Each row  of these cells forms a' ring. As the  rings of'cells are pushed away from  the skin by the' giving out of fresh  pulp from the roots the cells dry, forming scales which curiously resemble  miniature fish scales. A hair is simply  a long tube formed of these rings into  a sort of sheath. Theso "saw teeth,"  which the older writers mention as being one of the characteristics of- the  human hair,, are formed by rings of  these dried up cells, which are very  fine and closety set. '  Goat's*hair has a more rapid growth  and longer cells, so that it is less regular and. straight than that of the human species; consequently it shows little of the toothlike edge. The hair of  the sheep of the common sort is irregular, with a tendency to curl or wave,  but, unlike that of the goat, shews  marked toothlike edges. Wool has  barbed projections along the "hairs,"  which is one of its distinguishing peculiarities. The "wool" of the negro is  really hair, but is loss perfect than  straight hair. The same may be said  of "kinky" hair in the white races.  Mother���������There !<���������   I    hope  pressed on your mind��������� -   ,  ,  Willie���������But it wasn't my mind, ma.���������  "   '     Where   He  ILocaleA.  ��������� Stuffer (at the end of Simpkins'. ball)  ���������Do you know.vl can't find my overcoat anywhere.  Simpkins���������Have you looked in the refreshment .rodrn ?  Stuffer���������Why, no! , How could it be in  there?       ,, ���������     _  .    ''  Simpkins���������You liaven^t been! anywhere else'during .the' evening, have  you? ,'"'.'  ,Pate's IiijuBtice.  Nocash (disconsolately)���������The rich are  getting richer and the poor poorer.  Friend���������What's'wrong how?  Nocash���������Miss Fullpurse has refused  me and is going to marry Mr.'Coupon.  If 3rou are fat, be good natured. The  people just naturally expect it.���������Atchison Globe. ������  Love   and   Quarreling:.  Every man and woman of us who has  lived long enough in the world to gain  wisdom by experience will be obliged to  admit the strange sad union of love and  quarreling. But every one of us who  has lived deeply enough to know that  experience worketh hope will admit  that when love quarrels with its beloved it is just because this noble ideal  of unity has run off the track, so to  speak; a virtue lias gone to seed; a divine quality has developed a defect.  The outlook for quarrelsome love is not  so hopeless when we can understand'  this. See how It would work if those  t\yo squabbling sisters would either of  them stop to remember'that it is only  love, foolish, exasperating, unbalanced  loye, that is responsible for the ill bred  domestic criticism that spoils the home  life. If Jane once honestly believed that  Mary's love made her so unpleasant  she would stop, aghast, amused no  doubt and very likely touched, but almost certainly silenced. And that would  be the end of the quarrel.���������Margaret  Deland in Harper's Bazar.        -^  At   the   Masked   Ball.  Male Dancer���������1 know who you are,  my fair partner. '    ,  Female Ditto���������Who'am I then, pray?  Male Ditto���������Oh, I am quite positive.  I .recognize you by those lovely1 white,  pearly teeth. . ,';  Female Ditto���������Why, I only got them  this morning. Ha, ha!���������From the German, i.  In   Berlin   doctors'   coachmen   wear  white hats so that a physician's carriage may be easily recognized in cas*  of necessity; -  The Question;  c "I have a perfect horror of marrying  a poor man and living in a small-way."  "But, darling, I shall grow."  "Ah, but Avill you develop financially  as fast as I develop in social ambition?"  -Life.  Qualities*   of   the   Topaz.  The name of the precious stone inserted in the ring of; Gyges has not  been handed down to us, but it is probable that it was tho topaz, whose wonders Philostr&tes recounts in the life  of Apolloiiius. An attribute of the sun  and of (ire, the ancients called it the  gold magnet, as it was credited with  the power of attracting that metal, indicating its veins and discovering treasures. Heliodorus in his story of Theag-,  cues and Charicles sajrs that the topaz  In  No  Hurry.  Flibbert���������Your rich uncle' says he  wants to bo cremated.  Gangleigh���������Yes, but he is in no hurry  about it.  A   Sensitive  Patient.  Dr. Emdee���������Feet go to sleep. That  shows 3Tour circulation is bad.  Editor���������That's all you quacks know.  I suppose if .my.corns-ached that would  show that advertising patronage waa  falling off.  ���������    ;    Acflnicsced.  "I'm innocent, and I can "rove it if  you will give me time," whined the old  offender.  "Throe years," said the judge.-  C-nriosities ot Etymology.  It is extraordinary how words for  the same thing differ in even so small  a country as England. Take "left  handed,".for example. In Gloucestershire such a person is described as  "scrammy," in Staffordshire he becomes "craggy," the > phrase for a left  handed Yorkshireman is "gawkrodger"  or "callick handed," and in the next  county, Durham, he is "cuddy paw."~  London Telegraph. -'  Philosophy   Ancient   and   Modern.  '   "Epictetus said all philosophy lies in  two words, 'restrain' and 'abstain.'"  "Well, Epictetus may have had it figured out all right in his day, but in  these times philosophy seems to be  pretty fully expressed in the two words  'gain' and 'retain.'"  The citizens of Grass Valley did not  attempt to .lynch us one day last summer, as stated in a Santa Fe paper  with a great show of complacency. On  the contrary; on the occasion referred  to we wero inyjted by-forty-nine different citizens lo take,a drink with them,  and each and every one of them subscribed to the Kicker.    .',<���������,-  No Danger of a. Shortage.   ',  "He throws a" kiss to'me every morn--'  ing as he goes by." '    ,    *,  '  ' 'What a waste of good material!",; -  "Oh, .dear,   no.    It's   not   a  waste.  They're just the superfluous ones that-  he can't deliver in person owing to ,the  shortness  of the  evenings."���������Chicago'  'Post.       ' , -  "'tl  A  v Wo 'havo hot threatened the lives of  'over 500 citizens in this "territory in the  last five years, as published in a 'San  Francisco sheet. On'the contrary, our  own lifo has been threatened 750, times,  and we have had to do* spine lightning  dodging to save it. f ���������  '  The, paragraph going the rounds to  'the effect'that our'mother-in-law, died  under |, suspicious circumstances' gets  wabbly in the (knees' when we 'state  that .we are still an old bachelor and  never had a mother-in-law,, to kill off.  The Colonel's ( Speech.  The   Judge���������Did   Colonel- Bluegrass-  notify,you of his objectious verbally? ,.'  s    The Major/rWell,  perhaps  it  ini^ht  belter , be   called    adjoctively.-  *\  The charge made against us in an  Omaha paper that we encouraged dogfights on Sunday has not a.grain of  truth in it. As a matter of fact, we  lead the church choir, on Sunday forenoon and assist in the Sunday school  afterward, and we have no time to be  >bad even if we wanted to.  ' ' -  According to an item (published in a  St.1 "Paul journal, we as * postmaster  have driven(inquirers for mail .out, of  the office at the muzzle of a pistol., According to the truth, we even get up at  ' midnight to sell a two cent stamp < or  hand out letters, and the only persons  ever driven out were those who had  fired at us through the general- delivery"  window.  Yonnpf -America's!  Excuse.  "You shouldn't make faces./my son."  "That's all right, pa.   I'm gohnjto be "  a (Scrmaloloaist. some day." ", ���������  -~������������������^������������������������������������ ,i u  .      .    ,i .    .  As  Good   as   Orokcn. .  - "We- might 'as well-consider .our,'en--'  gagoment as"broken, Reg"inald."v  t- -'���������"<  ' "I don't see wh\r. ' .-Your father said  postponed."'1'_    '    '      .'       ���������/:-.'''\   y"  ', "Postponed' until you a'rrivc at years].,  of discretion,,and,;,in your 'caso,.Reggy;',  dear, you knowavhat that means?' ,,' ,;. '  v 'George's  Kind  Periiiih.sion.- '   '      "  - "Mary.," her father called downstairs/  -"just ask your young man if he doesn't,  think it's pretty near bedtime."  "Yes.   papa," replied the sweet girl,  'after"a pause.    "George-says if you're '  sleepy, go to bed by all mean3." *   ������������������'"'-������  \ One hundred, and fifty thousand soldiers pass through1 Waterloo station,  London, vearlv.' , ,' ' ' _    * ,  We do not secure ' advertising ^ for  the Kicker - by calling upon business  men and displaying our guns, as stated  "' Und To ached the Iiimit. ' *<r '  ' Short���������I-figured up the other day tliat  :I owed my friends nearly .$3,000.   "-. (,  : Long ��������� What  are   you   going  to, do  about it?  ;   ' c , ,> ,^    ."  Short���������That's what puzzles me. I  .can't, think of any onenelse who;will  lend,me money.  '      *'-'���������',���������'        ,      -  ������ Suited' Them   Better.1''. ,,''  First Youth���������ThatSvas'Ia great-tragT  cdy, wasn't'it?   Did .you'lake" your par-".  cuts to see it? [ - .  Second Youth���������Oh, no; they, are too  old for" that "sort of thing.- 'They went  to a farco comedy  ^Thprc>\is a German' proverb which  i;;,-s that Take It Easy aud Live Long  iv br'<itlK}'.x. j   '  He  Settled  "WE DO NOT SECURE ADVERTISING BY DISPLAYING OUR GUNS.  in a Cincinnati paper of a late date. If  we carry our guns with us when out  on an advertising tour, it is merely to  protect ourselves in case the argument  should run' into politics or religion.  We have not made threats to shoot  any man who had .the nerve to run  against us as candidate for the mayoralty of this burg, as announced by several papers in Indiana. At each election for the last six years there has  been a rival candidate, and if he was  snowed under it was because the electors loved and trusted us.  A Kansas weekly stops its press to  let the world know that we shot down  in cold blood a Mr. Stevens, principal  of the Union school in Giveadam Gulch,  because he disputed us on'a historical  point. The only schoolteacher here is a  Miss Green, and we had the honor of  escorting her to a birthday party less  than thirty-six hours ago.    ,  We have not shot and wounded three  different members of the Giveadam  Gulch common council within the last  year, as stated in a Denver paper. We  simply on one occasion split Alderman  Finnegan's ear with a bullet to make  him understand that he was out of-  order.  -.. The statement of a Cleveland paper  that we have shot down three different  horse editors connected with the Kicker would be malicious if not so absurd.  Each one of the trio received his death  miles away from the office and by the  hands of others, and in each case we  paid  the  funeral   expenses   and   ex  "Do you think." asks Willie Itahrah,  "that a college education willpay?"  "No," answers Freddie Rushmore,  "but I know my father will."���������Chicago  Tribune. ������������������'.''   '.���������.-'..���������  A ' Still   Greater   Contrast.  "Are you going to take that ugly pug  dog with you again, Carrie?" asked  Charles.. "I really believe .you take  him simply to make yourself look.prettier by the contrast." ' .....;  .'"Don't be jealous of poor Pug", Charlie," replied Carrie. "I'll take you,  some time when I want to look especially handsome."       .   __/  An  Event  With   Kim.  Sartor���������The well dressed man is one  wkose clothes do not attract unusual  attention.  ���������Famley���������It isn't possible forme to be  well dressed, then ?  Sartor���������Nonsense! Just get a neat  new suit.  Famley���������That's just it. I couldn't  get a new suit without attracting unusual attention.  '?'l  -4  V  /  V.I  i  if  n  f  V  ���������4 #  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B., C.  ���������Wlien a man's    spirits ar������   on the  ebb he, says he hasn't the ghost     of  -a show.' 1  Dear Sirs,���������I have been a great  sufferer from Rheumatism, and lsitd-  ly    have been     confined    to my bed.  -Seeing your MINARD'S LINIMENT  advertised, 3 tried it, and got ��������� immediate  relief.    I  ascribe my restor-  " ation    to health ' to the    wonderful  '.'power of your medicine. J  y     .' LEWIS, S.' BUTLER.  (  ,'  Burin,  Nfld  When money  talks   even  a  woman  ���������will pause to listen./  TEE HALCYON HOT SPKNiS  Tbee*  miraculous   springs. "  Minister to * mind diseased.  Pluck from the memory a rooted ���������orrowt  Raze    out   tho    writ tern  troubles   of   tho  ' brain,  And with sweet oblivious antidotes , ',  Oleanse  the   stuSed  bosom  of  thou* pet*  ilous  stuffs "  Which weigh  heavily upon Kldaojr,  Llw  ,   and Stomach. , -  Therefore, all ye who suffer���������Q-lvo phj*  slo to the dojrs; have none of It, but  some and be cured at  The Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarium, BX  <   TERMS���������115  to ������18 per week:,  ��������� L-llMt. 1. I. m  J        ������������������.... i,- ,,,���������  Molasses no doubt will become ��������� a  popular ^'health' food' , for mankind'  when horses, eret tired of it.  Minard's Liuiment Cures Dandruff.  T-Iirt is 'the name of a New York  dentist���������and of course he does.  All  dogs     are   .lap-dogs���������at least  they drink tliat way.      ,t ' o  PARKER CURE IS  ONLY ONE OF MANY  Bright's Disease Invari-  .-ably Vanquished 'by*  "...   Dodd's Kidney JFJills  Other Cases ia Wliieli the  ���������Great Kidney Remedy  ��������� ,0\.���������'' Conquered., ,/ >  Reliable   Men   Tell   of  Victories  Over > The  -     Dread   Disease.  \ From Mail- and. Empire. ' '  .So-great <. has  been  tho interest in  Toronto1- over     the cure of Bright's  Disease, reported iron: Shubenacadie,  . JJova Scotia/, tliat a reporter yesterday    visited    the .head .office of.   the  ���������  "Dodds Medicico Co., 62 YongcStreet,'  -   Toronto, .to1 esct'i'isin,   the view's  of  the management concerning the case.'  u' He .fbundv. the management  satisfied,  but by no' means "surprised.,  "No,-' was the answer to , the reporter's question.- "We are not sur-  - prised that the public generally 'are  at length being forced to 'the conclusion that Dodd's Kidney Pills will  <cure Bright's Disease. We have known  it for a long time ourselves. The  Parker cure is .only one of many of  ���������which wo can furnish proofs.1 ,  A Specialist's Prescription. >  " The troubles in these cures have  been   made    by    what is termed    a  ',patent> medicine.'   Had  they     been  made  by a  physician in the - regular  wa3r,     and  that    physician had been  able to tell exactly how he brought  them   about,   they, would   have   been  talked   of learnedly from one end of  the country to the other.   But when  people talk about our cures there is  a tendency to say,  ' Oh that.is only  a. patent medicine advertisement.'  ���������   " They forget that Dodd's Kidney  Pills  are the life work of a  doctor.  That  they have  been  uniformly  successful in treating all diseases of the  Kidneys,   and  that  the  only  feature  .-in   which   they   differ   from   regularly  obtained medical  advice  is  that  the  prescription  oi" a specialist is    given  the public at popular uriccs.  2sro Koom for JDoubt.  " Now, you have seen the particulars in the Parker case. , Nobody can  doubt  for am instant  that that  was  a  veritable  case  of  the   ' incurable '  Bright's Disease,  neither can anyone  -doubt that the cure was effected by  Dodd's Kidney Pills and by no other  agency.    Of course, .it took time and  perseverance ;     but  the  patient   was  in the last stages of the disease before she started to  use Dodd's  Kidney Pills.      Had she  started  sooner  the work would have been easier and  the results would have been obtained  treme  case and. took  time."  "You know of other cases of  Bright's Disease that havo been cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills ? " queried  the reporter. ^  The manager walked over to a safe  and produceda bundle of letters.  Holding them tip, he said : .���������"Everyone of those letters tells of ;a. case of  Bright's Disease cured by Dodd's Kidney Pills, and every,.case, has .been  thoroughly investigated and verified.  Let me read you -a.'few of them.  Bobt. Bond Cured.  "This one, you see, i's signed,  .'Robert Bond, Mt. Brydges, Ont.'  You see what he says : ' My attending. physician said I was in the last  stages of Bright's Disease. I commenced using Dodd's Kidney Pills in  July, 3.894, .and used in all about  twenty boxes, and have used no other remedy or medicine of any kind  since, and I feel well, sleep well, and  I have a good appetite, etc'  "That is away back in 1S94.  Here's another letter from the same  Robert Bond, dated May 2nd, 1902.  You see what    he says in it.   .' The  cure is permanent as, far as I know.  lMy general health is good.'   -  C. A. ilarriSiCured. t  " Here is another case. If you'll  take the trouble ^to'look at this'letter you'li' see it is written by, tho  Postmaster at'JLovett, Ont., Mr. C.  A. Harris. Notice what" he "says :  'In 1897 I was at the point of "death  from Bright's "Disease, and4-was a  complete-wreck, could, not oven dress  myself or turn-'in my.bed, but now I  am, 1 may/say, a well man, and I  attribute , ,it all. to (Dodd's Kidney  Pills.' That's from .a postmaster, a  man who undoubtedly - knows what  ho is talking about, and' there's *no  uncertain sound "about" what he says.  <J))iia. Ingram Cuied."   '  " Here's 'one from a Toronto man,  Charles Ingram, 58 Humbert Street:  He's' a stonemason/ and well known  among the working men in the building trade. See what he says : ,'For  ten 3*ears I have been troubled with  the first stages of Bright's Disease.  3 tried several other medicines, but  could not4 get cured. A friend < . of  mine fold" me to try-> Dodd's Kidney  Pills. 1 rhavc usbd four boxes, jind  am now cured ,of the first stages of  pains.' .. ��������� >'  '  ,    ;     '     G. H. Kent Cured.  " I could go on showing you "similar letters most of the afternoon.  But I'll,,just������i give > you one more���������  that'-of G-..H/Kent, of 408 Gilmour  Street/ Ottawa. , His was a remarkable case, indeed, so remarkable that  we afterwards got him to make 'his  statement under oath before a not-  nry public.  " Mr. Kent is a printer in the employ of the American Bank Note  Company. He suffered for four  months from Bright's Disease, and-  had actually reached the stage when  the doctors declared he .could mot  live till the " next morning." While  the sorrowing wife waited by his  bedisde watching for the end, her  eye chanced to fall on an advertisement which said that Dodd's Kidney  Pills   would cure Bright's  Disease.  " As a drowning man grasps at a  straw, so this despairing woman  grasped at this last chance to save  her husband's life. A messenger was  procured, a druggist roused out of  his bed, a box of Dodd's Kidney Pills  bought, and the dying man given his  first dose. That dose brought an  improvement, gradually the pain  ceased and health returned. It took  seventeen .' boxes to cure him complete^". But that's seven years ago,  and he's been working every day  since. Surely a cure like that is  enough to make the whole world believe that Dodd's Kidney Pills will  cure Bright'o Disease.  ���������    Where t.l������e Trouble Ucs.  " The whole trouble is in making  people believe. This is a skeptical  age. It used to be ' If you see it in  the paper's it's true. Nowadays it  is 'If you see it in the papers don't  believe it.' If we could bring the  people here one at a time and let  thorn read these letters, or bring  them face to face with the men and  women who wrote them, our struggle  would be over, for the whole world  would admit that Dodd's Kidney  PjIIs will cure Bright's Disease.  X/ots More   Cnres.  " As y������u can see these are only a  few cures  of Bright's Disease picked  at random from the many. There are  dozens  of others  equally as remarv-  able   and   all   carefully   investigated  and    attested    to by reliable people.  Surely you would think that as doctors    can    give no    hope    to    those  threatened with this terrible disease,  thero should be, no hesitancy in giving Dodd's Kidney Pills a trial. And if  Dodd's Kidney Pills can cure Bright's  Disease, the    most    deadly form i of  Kidney Disease, how sure it is that  they can cure those earlier stages of  Kidney    Disease,     such as Diabetes,  Rheumatism,    Lumbago,   :   Sciatica,  Pain in the Back, etc.   Remember, as  1 said before, Dodd's Kidney Pills are  a specialist prescription for diseases  of the kidneys,     and in the    twelve  5rears they have been before the public they have    proved     their  worth  by    curing    thousands    of    sufferer*  from    all forms    of    kidney disease.  They are no cure-all ;     but they -do  cure    all forms  of    kidney    disease.  Time    and the   public have    proved  that.'.'-  THE GUGGLETY GiRL.    "  t _^__������������������������������������  Did you ever meet the gugglety girl,  With her tongue all agog- and her brain  all awhirl, ' .  The ffuggrlety-grig- and gisglety-gug,  The g-ig-glety-gugglety gigglety-gug.  The gugglety-gug'glety girl?  She giggles and snickers when others ar������  sober;  She's l'a'cking in depth, yet no insight ,can  probe her;  She's  serious glad,  and  she's'glad when  she's serious  And always 'confoundedly giggly mysterious; ' '  She' laughs at the butcher, she laughs at  the, baker,  .And nobody ever knows just how'to take  her.        ,v   . , ' '  She'd grin at a funeral or at a wedding-; i  She laughs at the terrors that others are  dreading ;t' ���������  She  alv/ays  appears  with  a grin  on her  features, " '���������  The   happiest,   merriest,   gayest  of creatures; ��������� <���������  She   bends   not   the   knee  to   an   earthly  . born master ,     r  And chirps in'the face of Impending dis-  "   aster; ' t<  -She giggles  from   morning-  till   falling of  night;     ( ,  She laughs 'to the left, and she srins to  the right,  And somehow, wo ��������� seem to pass over our  care  With the laugh of the gugglety girl on the  -air,!  ' r ' '  Oh, say, have you met the gugglcty girl,  With her tongue' all .agog and her brain in  '.   a whirl, ,  The gugglety-gig and gigglety-gug,  The gigglety-gugglety gigglety-g-ugf,  The gugglety-gugglety girl?  RENNIE'S���������BEST ,THAT'CANADA PRODUCES*  SAND VETCH.  (VICIA VILLOSA.)  Yields 15 Tons  Green Forane per  acre, equal to 3~or���������-4  tons when cured as dry  hay. Prospers in bar-  , ron soils' and produces  ' wondrous crop* in good  land. The eaxliest crop  for cutting crean wo  know ot. Sown in April  is ready to cut in July.'  Saioud growth excellent. Sow Cj lbs. per  cere. Lb. IMc.,.10 lbs.  $1.70, postp-iid.  25 lbs. S2.50. '(Bags  100 lbs. S9.50: 18c.)  F^urchasar pays Jreiplif-  Hex* Only Cliancc.  Letta Cutte���������Your friend, Ann Teek,.  was bragging that she chad a man," at  her feet yesterday.������ ' ",. '  " Sara Kasm���������Yes; I heard her, but I  think she was'referring tothe chiropo-;  dist <���������     ,���������'''- -  '  GARDEN  PRICES    INCLUDE  VEGETABLES, postage..  BUTTER BEANS���������Giant Wax. No enr-   00  dencomplote without them. 51bs. 80c, lb. *������\J  GARDEN BEETS ��������� Eclipse-Round, extra  rttlity.    A great favorite.   Lb., tiOc,   -t t\  lb. 25c..oz : .' .IU  GARDEN CARROT���������Intcrmedrate Rc'd-  Stwnp rootod. Alwaj's in demand. Sure  r.nd roliable. Rich Quality. Lb. 70c,  i lb. 25c, oa..:   JO  GARDEN CORN ���������Perry's? Suoar ���������Early,  swoet ami tender. Excollent for table ryf.  use." 5 lbs. 80c, lb./ **���������*  ONION (Blade Sood)��������� Yellow Danvers���������Tho  heaviest cropposr knowu.   Seed of oxtia   oc  ���������   quality.   6 lbs. $5.00, lb. $1.20, i lb ������53  ONION SETTS���������Setts furnish largo onions  early as well 21s first green onions'for  table uso. 5 qts. $1.00, 2 qts. 45c., qfc <"  .25  GIANT'SUGAR.  ,   MANGEL^  Unquestionably ���������Iie  ,rnest Profitable Rootfmr  Stock Feedlno. ��������� Oat-  yielding tie fanaons Ma*a~  moth Bod Mangel in weight  por acre.' Valuable eitber  for producing milk or *s ������  flesh former.     Handsome,  , perfect sh aped roots of pink-,  ish   white   color,   growinc  ��������� high out of ground.- Easy  to   harvest."    Tho   richest  nnd sweetest of all roots.  ' Pound 30c.  ,5 Pounds $1.40.  A dd 5c. per pound if wanted  by mail.  SPELTZ.  Beats Sprlnfl Wheat  In yield of   Grain   at  Ontario Agricultural  College- In Western  States it is claimed to  yield SO to 100 bushels of richer food than  Corn, besides givinK *lS  much as 4 tons of good  hay pur aero. Spelia is  best described as a combination of whoat, rya  and barley,, and for  ������ e o d i n g purposes is  equal to other grains.  Sow, 70 lbs. per acre"  2 lbff. 25c., postpaid.  ������������������������,-���������,������. Bushel (40 lbs.) S1.00.  ^chas'cr'pavsfreiaM 10bu.S9.S0(B������g������lS-0  KANGAROO SWEDE.  GARDEN PEAS���������Early Market  Garden���������',  For table use.  Excellent quality.  5 lbs.   n;  $1.00, lb Si : ^3  RADISH���������Scarlet Turnip���������Round.' A great  favorite tvith gardeners.   Always crisp  and tendor.   Lb. COc, } lb. 2w.:\ oz.  .10  filNSFNfi   ^e c������n furnish seed of this  V" - a*   the   following prices:���������  Sf  seeds, 25c; 10'  seeds, 40c; 50' seeds, $1.50; .  100  seeds, 92.50   Concise Cultural Directions  are sent witli.tliv ueed. ,������������������������������������- ,  The grandest of.ali  Swedes.    Keeps  longer than  any  other  sort and produces heavy  ' crops overy where Vory  "hardy."  'Similar   in   size  "and growth to tho Elephant.     Color   bronze'  groen.   This is the most  popular  Sivede in cultivation.   Particularly ad*  'aptedto   districts -where  the land lies exposed,   i  o lb. 12c, i lb. 23c  Pound 30c.  4Pound3S1.00.  > ?Add'5c. perpound if  'wanted by mail. ���������  SOLD BY LEADING MERCHANTS IN SEALED PACKAGES���������NEVER IN BULK.  ?SoTkcT WM. RENNIE, Toronto. ^'I^6*  Hie  ,   0An  Old Argument.  It is just an incident of club life.1  ''"Going������ home?" ,asked one of  party.      ' ,       --'!''  "Yes," was-the'replyv    ,; ,. '..  "What's  the' use   breaking  away?"  asked several.   "Be sociable."  The young man paused.   It's an old,  old argument and most effective. k No  one likes to be considered unsociable.^  but sociability sometimes makes it necessary to call a cab later.  "Be sociable," urged tbe party again.  "I believe I-will," said tbe young  man thoughtfully. "In fact. I am con-^  vinced that I ought to be."  "But you're putting on your coat."  "I knoAV it.   I'm going to be sociable  with   my   wife   this   time."  A Juvenile Philosopher.  Two litlle maids who should bave  been in school instead of "from" it were  emerging from an1 east side grocery,  armed respectively with a loaf of rye  bread and a head of cabbage.  She of the auburn locks was telling  how a playmate had pursued her, calling ont: "Carrots! Carrots! Five cents  a bunch!"  "An' what did you do?" asked her  companion. ,  "I didn't do nothin'," returned the  wise child. VI just called out, 'Sticks  an' stones may break my bones, but  names 'II never .hurt 'em!"  Philosophically  Considered.  "Students of the subject say that it  Is dangerous for a man to have too  much- meat," remarked the beef trust  promoter consolingly.  "Yes," answered the consumer, "but  you can't always go by what the students say. They have also declared tbat  it sometimes dangerous for a man to  have too  much  money."  A-GOOD  TIIIM  ?m IT ALONfi  by using nothing but our high grade  flour, made bv the most improved  process, arid making the best foods  when prepared from it than any  flour on the market.      i "  OQILIVIFS HUNGARIAN' FLOUR  is made from the \'ery choicest  wheat, and is absolutely pure. Ask  your grocer for it.    .  OGILVIE'S HUNGARIAN  is supplied regularly to the Royal'  household by Royal Command.  t,   v  ,    ������.  1 <���������,< '   I   - -v -  f      >      ?  Y.%i5l  ^1  "<* v  YQISR MONEY BACK QF YOU OO NOT LIKE  L PMPLE SYRUP  ROSE & LAFLAfttfflE, SELLING AGENTS, MONTREAL.  Selected  Names.  First ilatineo Girl���������That woman  looks like an actress. Do you know  what her name is? .  Second Matinee Girl���������She was a Miss  Ethel Jobnsou before she married Mr.  George Billings, whose stage name is  Alfred De.Vere, but she is known professionally as Euphemia Frotbingham.  A  Woman's   Reasoning".  "Why did you ever let your daughter  marry so young?" ���������  "Because I got tired being ber chaperon and always, mingling with mere  boys. I've had three offers of marriage  already since I bave had a chance, to  get away from the children."    .  /;  7���������  1?77U lUg  ���������She,Knew Him.  Tom (angrily) ��������� I leave you tonight  forever!  Gladys���������All right, dear, but remember that I have an engagement for tomorrow night  T-  H. ���������-METCALFE   & ��������� .CO.  Grain and Commission merchants.  Highest prices paid for wheat, oats  barlev or, flax in carlots. Wire or writ*  me for prices before aellinjr. Libera!  advances made on consignments and  handled on commission Licensed and  bonded.  P. O. Box,  550. Winnipeg, Man.  W������LS@JyS FLY. PAPS  WILL RBO YOUR HOUSE OF  FLflES EN A FEW HOURS.  What a power there is in innocence.  It was so cold in Chicago recently  that a'pickpocket who happened, to  touch a S10 gold piece immediately  froze to it.  fflinard's Ljiiimeiit for sale everywhere.  A town council candidate, vety  shore in the legs, was saying to his  audience that " what he was he had  made himself."  ���������WW      F������H.    5-.B.  !o.    <&2f *-*, Mr  *   *1   *Kfj   4fv������\-**i&^  ir ������i������-������������*j.^aiq*taw.o;j'  ���������ifl.ji_^r iHi������->  ���������.-M^-t/-/ f^^j^^-3^Wjj-***jitaa*-f-iia.j.  ���������   ....   iLAuu_0nMui������������-U*������!r.baJtei������^  *jrwhw������     ^_>Ti4-A=i4<iv _i  t'Vt Lj*T**.H>i~tJI*iUH1f JStKUWXH.*  1   -  KKUHTD RVEKY TUESDAY.  Subscription $2 oo a year,  hj r i  it; i  li* ���������  lit ;���������  ."J  --<  13?' *  I'.'  l< i  I.A     r  . 3B. 2lnt>fcrs6n. BDitor-  *Zf Advertiserswho want th.pir ad  changed, should ,get copy in by  9 a.m. day bei'ore issue  The E litor will not bo respousiMe for the  view?, sentiments, or'any errors of composi;  tioa of lettercorreapocdents.  a~aCLGrJlKr*TMZ^I**t*"S*K''tl  Job Work Strictly C. O. lD.  Transient. Ads Cash in Advance.  ;, nsr oi'i o -Hi  KOR   Hardware,, Tools of all kinds, , Paints; etc.,  Crockery  ! ' and Glassware,   -Wall  Paper, Window Shades,  etc. etc.  | and everything you; have ,be'en   in   the   habit ".of .getting   at  '���������the   " Magnet" ,    ^ ,   \ , .    ��������� ,    j' -  IF JUST A LITTLR  MORE -DELICIOUS THAN ANY OTHER  '      'TEA."    TRY IT." ' '      "'     '   ' ' , ,'  TJHK OOLUMBIAS'AND  WEST-BIUff LABD GRANTS.   "     ���������  The, Lejri.-loture 'was further ad-  < joume'd oil the 11th'ins'.,/in  onlcsj  ' to'afford mo'O tune to, tho C. & W.  Grant.'1* investigation O'ommittpc to  complete Itf labors.     The P.oraier  ]ias stated  in  the House that the  Government ia.anxirus t^at all ihe  ���������evidence' that  cftnld  he got should  l,e |.resented; as serioup allegations  "   had. bet-ri made in   the Committee  affecting' the' honour of the Hou^e,  or' certain   u.eiubors of -it,'/and ihe  icourAr.y'as wll, as  tbo House was  - 'anxions^io see everything connected  \yi-h   the  making   of'.the*e   grants  ' fully disclosed.     At trie meetisig.of  '* tho Committee.on the 5th, -Mr Tny-  ' lor. ilie well known Victoria barrister,  Was examint-d, and nent'.fully.  (int'o   the   matter'of an   interview  r 'with "Hon. Mr Well's,  in Montreal,  and'denied    Mr   Wells'.statement  active part in either this or the Columbia  &  WydtenV   ma'.ier.       Mr  Wells s:iid that at one Lime a suggestion had been made for .thu for  mation.of a land cfmijwny i������'rc.n-  nec'ion with the two Viocks^but he  look  little inierjwt  iu it,  although  the  lands ,weru commonly  known  to -be coal  lands.'      Some niAieritii  correspondence  between   the, Clnei  Commissioner and Mr McL Brown,  of !hel\P.R.,,was produced,at Friday's sitting,' and-'ibc dDepiuy " Attorney  General   said . lhat,   he had  received   the  draft,   ot   Hill   87,   of  1902, frcm either Mr ���������Brown or  Mr  .NfcXeiii   and 'from   iho   draft   had  v<cpared ihe hill.    The inieaiion of  Bill  STwaVto   extend.the i-cope of  the Company's powers ancl confirm  its suWicly rights. , Nothing maier-'  ial was elicited at S.ilurda^s meeting of the' committee, except' thit  the rnap'jci'oujpanyinff the/Order-  in-Coun'oi', conveying bl< cksM,593  H1,d' 4,594,   to the   B.C. Southern  '\    , .NOTICE.   ,   ' -      ���������  I hereby pive notice th-it fro'ru  dn������e''al)Debis and Rent's-owing to  me fhall be mad������j payable to , M'iss  Janet Gieason, City. fii  Wm-'GLEASON.  . Cumberland, May 8, 1'903./,     -  FOJS   SALE. r'     '  Black Minorca Ejgs, $1.50 per 13,  fiom first. prize Cock, with score  Ciud of 92 points.���������Apply, to Geo.  Heatiterbell, H or-., t >y Is I and.     <   . . ..       ...k__. .*_>.*��������� - ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ������������������. ��������� ��������� -- iri-t,trn. i  m irtn-Jfilfc^fflll-"***  GO TO TILE -BIG STORE  and-by' Paying   Cash   get   what   you want  10 per cent,  cheaper than you.could at the Magnet  Y    ' S������3T ' WE HAVE CLOSED OUT THE' MAGNET.      ���������  SiMOfi'LEISER .& CO,,  mi*ra+.***.Me*i=���������~Jt*V>***A*Jk.X. M*V^W<  'that he (Mr Taylor) had cnde.vor  ed to induce hixn to .miiko delive.y     ���������"���������-     ���������       ��������� Geo:'McL.  'of   the  C.&W.  -lafid  pran-s..  and-   ^*in";������t '^;.lh <h,, ,,���������t.leman  suggesting' that if. he  did eo there  wa? an opi/oriunity for him to obtain   30,000."aores of. ihe_ hinds for:  hitn-seif,/with   a; twentieth- interest  in  tire'-syndii-ate. that ^Was  being  form<'d\a;'deaI with-;iheni."'   In his  evidence "given? on J\lay,"7ih, Hon.  1ST r \V i\ 1 s _-sa id i h 41 r j\��������� e , cha nge,  ' affiroiuV .by   Order-in-Coi.'u^cil,   on-  191 li /-Decern be r,/190C,   gi v i n g   t w o  jKirLiciuVr ��������� blocks "> to   the-" Biilieh'  Co.luuibia Southern, was made at  Mr  Taylor's   suggestion,  although  Leave your- inoasure for your'  Spiing Suit at������tne Corner Sioi; ���������  h un'drcds of * tnjp'������s to choo.-e ftons  Fit, finish,,a'nd Mtrerial guaranteed  '���������Slauiey.H. Iiig_-s.  ' \ ' ���������  teI-sdsbs.'  Re 'Mortgage - Sl\LB '6$���������;..PROPERTY  herem-ifier niesiliouoti.   >. Y r '  Tenders will   le "received   by the  under-  ' tiiftu'd "uriul   6 l.'cl-ck*p.m., Fiiday,   M:i)  29 ch, 1903,  for uurchaae of LO V 97, Coino>-  Disfrict.       , -    , :  > .   -The undcrhigriiid dees not bind himself to  accep'u auy tender.      , ,  'P. McB  YOU.NO,,      '    '  < Solieito't  fuf thy Mortgagee,  Cumberland  Air   Dry  System^  O   r ' facilities'  foi    Sioring   Perishab'e   Articles.' are   now ���������', ;\   ,  c.   nplele.    " Jfijigs,    Butter,   Game,   Fowl ,and .Meats .o'f . "  kinds 'Stored at' Reasonable   Rates.-. . -.. -.... ���������' ���������'; -,. - .    -  ^  L*     ' ' WAKD wiil'be paid for information leading to  ihe; con-  7^    viclion of persons appropriating or destroying our JSee'r Kegs  UNION. BREWING CO., L'td.;'{;���������;'  P. 0. Drawer    45  ���������,���������    ,_, .. . Nanaimo,   B.(0.  Brown, a fact, which th&t gentleman-p  May 1st, 1903'.    . ������       .*���������    ���������        4t  had. denied  ���������To Qure a. Cold in One Day take'  Laxative   Uroriio  Quinine  Tablets,  ^���������All' dmc������ists. refund :*.he nvney if  ' It fails t./cure.'.'E. ,W. Groves sig:  nature i? on each' box.    25o.f  -  -'Ti2' ' "14 '1 OH   * ",.   ������i   ' : _      \        .���������      -i  ".'\V>, hjv A������ii.nts.tyr tho Cau.p ell j  . rvl������nui..ciuuug Company,'M-.htreal  ,  Their Clo.hing is the best manu'fnc- j  "tured in Canada.    Call and see ihev  ALL ACCOUNTS against the'late Pat-  kick MoGkaun iiiust be paid'to' Uc'iio-.  L-xige, No. 11, < I 0 0 F , before..the 30rh  of ih's-month, autl'auy person'owing the  la'.e Brorher will please nettle the tarnei be-  fore me wme fl.ite.  Uuml.erlauo. B U , May 6ch,"l9()3.' '  ss f-" a  ������     ',        For Orchard,, Fielcl   and  Farm,  ' ,'        ' '    '    '  Highest Grades,    Best results obtained from their we.     Adapted to all     -  -   ���������." Soils.    Suitable fn'r all Crops.' ' .   .   ���������'   ���������  ���������-    ��������� ,    %   - -' . v  ,"  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY & SOLUBILITY strictly guaranteed. .  ^Government - Analysts   or Standard   Brands   siro.ws ,tiiemj t6'be������y'  . abovt/per'crnt op'Plan't Food  claimed.. /'    . ������������������v-  EiSHT  xTa  Mr  Taylor  had  denied   before ih������ |  sample-. The Corner Store, Stanley j  Con.mit'fe lhat   he had  taken   an      H. Ri������g&. - 1  V__ 1*' a *&, EU^  A Large and com,  pie:  10 per cent Discount for Cash   .'  Simon Leiser & Co., Ltd  -'-'Standard'  Formulae^ '      -    l      ^ ,     ,     ".';.    \  BRAND "A"���������For Grass,, Hay,  Grain,"Truck anil General. Farming /     -    -  BrtAND "13"���������For Oichards,  Berries, Potatoes,  Roots,  Hops or any crop where  . -     ��������������� '% Potash  is-largely  needed. ,   -     ,        '        r   .     Y' -l-  Brand "C"���������For Crops on-Peaty Soils, Clovers,   Pease,   Beans' 6r^ wherever  ,    ' '    ''   Niirogeh   is .not'wanting.      . k        " ,. . *' -  We also carry a complete stock of   Muriate   on Potash,   Sulphate   of   Potash,'  ' K,.mite, Superphosphate, Thomas ( Phosphate -and N.itrate   of   Soda.  Large and com,  ) T^n   O^Hpljl  -e  Stock'at 'the    Jlijj   DiUllili  For Pike.-, P.iupnlet aiid Testimonials address  Victoria.������Ohnnicai' Co.,  Ltd.,  3112 02  VICTORIA,   B.C.  ^  u$0   ������M%   ^3   h-^S    Ls������'    'M **���������   m u     ^  ���������On ci|p- Caledonian Srounds    .  iMFIAV      MAY  tv, p- eft?  .-a'Sfe  _*A^  a MCUJanccca-J^M^i3230 ia v  fe    Yacht  and .Naplha  Launch   Races. I  7M Canoe Races.       Sculling Matches,  REGATTA   Indian  War  etc. '  Championship Lacrosse���������  Kev/ Westminster vs.   Nanaimo  Championship Basehaii���������  New  Westminster vs.  Nanaimo  T^ HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the 15th day of June, a.d , 1903, at the hour of  1 10 a.m /aWhe Court-house, Cumberland, I shall offer for Sale by Publie Auction the Mineral  Claims in the list hereinafter Bet ont, of tha persons in said list bereinafter.set out of which Crown  Grants have been issued, for allTTnpaid Taxes accrued, due and payable on the 30th day of June,  1902, or accrued, due and payable at an> 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the issue of the  C own Grants, and remaining unpaid at Lhe 31st day of  December, 1902,  and  for the expenBes of  advertising this notice. ^ . . .      '        <- ��������� ,       -  ��������� If the Taxes and Expenses of advertising, as.set out in said list, are not paid to me on or before  tbe d..y of sale, the Claims may be sold to the highest bidder, and a conveyance executed to the purchaser of all right and interest hi said Claims legally alienated bycthe Crown by, the Crown  Grants  ^"in the cve.it of theie being no purchaser, or if the price offered shall not be sufficient to pay the  taxes and1 expenses of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province and the Crown  Grants thereof shall be deemed void.  c<  LIST    ABOVE    MENTIONED.  Name ok Pkuson.  Professional and Amateur Athletic Sports.      Grand Illuminated Boat Parade a������d  Brilliant  Display-of Fireworks.  Choral Aquatic Concert���������  Bv the Nanaimo Male Choir  GOOD  MUSIC   AND DANCING.  ^pa-enjK'Jsri:  artr-S-Krvzor ^=-j������ Jsa'-SBWOSSOTUfcr^EK ������*���������=  EX- URSIUK RiTE-> FROM ALL POINTS.  Admission to Caledonian Grounds,  25 cts  H,^������B.������.-6---='������-'--="'-~������������-'-' T������"~������^���������������^" -***-"1  Mjmr*Kr^ra!r������.r7=i^ v^i^ii^������asi=zr������.������.T������=rM==<=������M  MAYOR   MAN SON,  Chairman.  GEO. WILLIAMS^  Treasurer.  F.-MORRIS,  Secretary.  Cbau:-.������ -fining ("���������!<>,  Dougkvj Pine Mii'iiag Co., Lid.  " " "  Nash,   Martin"  Wh'aiec, William  Db Beck, Bauer. & McKinnon  Bauer,  VV. A..  . t      ���������������������������������������.  It l< .        ;  tt ������<  tt ������������������   . <������ ������������������._;.  ������������''"    "  Oullen, James  D.- Back, George VV.  AiticKinnoii, J������������hn M...  Ferguaou, Robert Chas.  Cuba Silver Mining Co.  DEscnirTioN. of Claim.  White Pine,       Lot 234. Thurlow Island,   46-93 acres  Douglas Piue  Gold Exchange,  Cone IVacu,  Champior.,  Commonwealth,  Jennie 13,  Julie, ;  Enid,  Stella,  Blucher,  Wellington,  W iter) 00,  Contact fracn,  Copper Kin!?,  Copper Chief;  Blue Jacket-,  Silver King,  Thendosia,  Annie Laurie,  lais,  Rivnrside,  Sn ami 00k,  tt  t<  t<  31 02  ���������14-76,  "  ���������52' "  22 05 "  20-85 "  42-53   .������������������������  38-84 ,'������*  4625 "  25 60    ���������������  271,  ������������������������ 272,  '"   273,  ..".  276, Fanny Bay,  ��������� t<, 277 ���������"       "���������  "   278, Phillips Arm,  <������   233,  ������    2S0, "        ���������".:  "   281,-  "��������� 2SS, Frederick Arm, 49 22  e,   289 .���������������"      .������' 4S-73    "  ,. :290'        .������ '< 37 99    "  ,.  326>      ...        ������������������������        -75.;'  "1835,  Malaspinalnlet, 45-14    Y  " 1SS4 " "      4������-o5 - "  ������'l883!"       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Assessor,  Coinox Asssssment District,  Cumberland Post Office.  ^?������fe^  .��������� ,^^:^(t^A^^^^^^^^S:^^^ " Dated,"at Cumberland this 13th day of April, 1903.  m

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