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 ,.-.,���������  A''   y       ^r  J  TV * > /  M  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B.C.    WEDNESDAY,-   MAY   8, rooi.  * I * '     _ *     5*. *  THE  ESTIMATES.  " - .   -..EOB   THE Y .      '  GARDEN and FIEW  .-.,.'     Y   "���������      ,- ��������� -       ' .  :  TIM o th f;    ������e d cl O 'VE,R\  '."hm'tL'AiGE'*EEii CORN.  and  !'  'GREAT PROLIFIC SWEET ENSILAGE,   is, one of'tVe*    &  ^ '    Jmo.Jt fcxtensively grown varieties  in   Canada,    as a green      ^  fodder dry cured,"or   prepared as Ensilage.    On'strong soil  Boads,    streets,1'     wharves  bridges, Comox'District;   "-"'    '���������  General repairs......: $8,400  Trunk road..-. :. . 4,000  Tra il, Hornby Bay ......      500  , "     Grief Point.........:.     500  ; Road Salmon River.   1,000  'Lund   Road...'.'..."  '.'.     300  Road! Anderton's.\ ........     300  Road and bridge, Crawford's 2,000  I'^aSr   -' will grow from 12-to 16 feet high, ,   It   will   increase   the  ' '   -milk and-cream  production' fully I0,per ceut,,as well as.  "' "   '        '   Y l>'i      ,  .     ~ i  <' ��������� <   ',     '  furnish che'.ip and acceptable food for, the winter, also',;   .  J'"A'" "   Mamrnouth   White "Dent.  Prices quoted oil-application  V  Total...//..-./ $17,000  Total for this vote -^throughout  Province, $565,368.T9; the next-  heaviest item being, education���������  $369,037 00.1 Tile ���������.sum of.- $250 is  granted for' resid'-nV physithin , for  Denman'and l-Lir'nb'y. Inlands. ���������'  m  K?  CUMBERLAND, B-C/  L& </:',  ��������� i-"  ���������>-*'���������.   ' . * -7. " **    *., ' -4^:-'/   ,    s?  ;t V-L  "61 yAjes street, ,yicjoR������A, B.p: y'y,; %  -**%;; \ HARmVAJRE^MILL AND 'MiNING/'-MACIIINER'TV' ^  1-Y    * AXD FARMING   AND !DAIR-'V-lNd' JMPLEMExNTS '  \'i   - -,  t.     . - ���������'��������� -"- *    j ���������-       *        ��������� ��������� ���������   >��������� ' -  1 v';i&-cii~Afieii't8 for^  f  1J   '-- rOP. 'ALLy^l������-DS.S^ :;t >���������;----:,->-  r^MisCormick .Harvesfih'gMachmery; . , y     ?   ;, /    \J   &'  ')vTT������ yftiite for'pricc--,"ainfi-iwirtic'i'lars.-",^F-.t,0. Dra."\er.5f>P.-, -:*   .., .'��������� .'..}3  ig^>j   ._^J*.-      ' 1���������ii_,Y.-_L !_- ���������^-0-.  fea --;s3ag^s^<si5gis@sgig -���������y^^ssf^^^ejess -i^^*^w^^?t  ?-������?&  .-g>gRggi^-:^^^^S^5!^^S@SSS^^ <rn^^S������<^g������gS?;=^rf!%s5g������^  . HARD' OH. T..1E >HYBICIANS.    ,  J,   i j- ���������  . /A'* Hoot ck/'^jiliB* co/respondent  *��������� '  writes to the TroysTimes: -"Quota:>-  iiohs fioih tombstones in grave-  yards seem to- figure -prominently  oft iaiejn the Tny/Times and other,  leading newspapers of--to-day and  'snggesL������������ i*u ������.._- tliis^vilhige, bi.iivg  alw-vs up io d.-fe:-}'a's a   co.ntribu-  p lb'.,  tit>n to oi'f'-r fhar, in y be worthy of  * '       ���������      ��������� <  ' a place among, the -most  odd  and  ouatiit'a. d  widchj' c>n be seen and  reud \il su;y   liine, in   the'dayligh'.  In .Al .ulf'Giove- cemeterv, south -ii  ,t e ^u.Muii.-i^-i. ,th' re is..a , heatistoi^e  u])on"ivhic-i is'ihe,f"llowingv -     ,   .  '���������Ii(.r bod\ wa-'stolen .by   fiendisn,  m' no ' ^"- *' '-���������   (  ,"?;'.-' V-1f"-   ��������� ;"���������������������������r ,  -  ,-y.  Ilt-'i EoiVe-i'anators,ized;      ���������'     >;���������  "r'.i  r" '   'J "s."x~     j- '������������������* r> ������������������,.;-,������<.*;!���������.  r'li.i Soul;  wu   ������rasi,;ti.is risen   lo,  ijKid, / c ��������� ' .  Where few Plivpicians Rise."  tt ' ' -  col.-red.     It has  been found  later  that these aie the best locations for  trees in ' our country.    True,  it   is  harder to> Btart   the . young  trees,  harder' to keep   them, alive ,for' tHe -  first  two -years1    (thick mulching  will do this) but after getting* wel<.  established,    the   trees^ do better,^  live longer, and prod.uce a superior  quality,of fruit.to those planted on  the heavy land with ,sour subsoil  During a  ramblo   lately, we   were  * si ruck, with the'appearance  of Mr-  ^cPhee's   young'  orchard ron ������the  3lope of tbe ridge behind Cou:tney,,  The trees' were^mostly very healthy,  . with clean, solid growth, the excep-  t ' r   '  tions being  most'likely,   tiees  of  j v'urieties which will-not do well in  any "case with ub here." We t'notice  howevt-f, that the pruning was npi  quite  .up, to  the m;irk,. and ',wt*'  /would advise  Mr, McPhee''not' to  ' J (1. '     1. , t-  i cut awav "the beaiiiig' wcod, which  has the effect, of causing  a   Druohy  A PURE QRAPC CRCAM Of TARTAR POWOCM *  CREAMi  'growth,  POWDfR  Highest Honors, World's Fmlf  Gold Medal, Midwinter Pair  'Avoid Baking Powder') containing  alum.   They are injurious to health'  LOCALS.  (< *.  XO'THL- EiJAE.  '-A rich lady curedJ"of   her' Deaf-  Y    * I,J        -��������� \ ' -      "  nes   and   Noises* in   the "Head'.'by  Dr.  Nicholson's       Artificial     Ear  Dfunip, gave.$ 10,000 io 'his  Ins'ti :  i.ute,' so that deaf..jieoplet unable   t������>v  j>rucure tl>e'*Ear d)r-.mis> -may have'  ��������� j   *���������' *i  them"i free.   '  Ad,lrest   No.'  14517^  Thfi .   Nicholson"    InstiCute, 4., 780  Eighth Avenue,'New York,' "U'.S'.A."  Pj-^SON^Lt  it -������������ <?r<������  Many  new    patterns   of  Fine Goods in  1      CARPETS,    RUGS,  ART SQUARES,  LACE   CURTAINS/  MUSLIN    ART. DRAPING  MATERIALS.  ���������������<n^ .f. t- y- ��������� ^TT-^r^ %���������  A^JV  Our Superb Catalogue, ^  containing 1,000 Illustrations $  all priced, nailed free on ap-- S  pMcation. It "will s^ure'y in- S|  teiest you.    , g\  t&&>  WEILER  BROS.,  QO.MPLETE FURNISHERS.  VICTORIA, B.C.  ?������?2Sggg^i' >& Z2Z^&&������&&i&@Z^^ '  J"  - Mr . S. C Davb went to Nanaimo Ihusday to go to the hospital for ���������ii'jiiieal treatment.  U. S. Consul Dudley paid,ConMil  C'inton a se������ii-ofiioial vii-it W-e-d-  nesda\r.  P.r .j. In pcet.>r Fletcher came ip  Wednepday '���������  Mrs i-iayniond, of Nanaimo, was  lip vit-iiin;; friends from -Wednes-  I day to Frid.-.y. Mrs. Raymond  j expre;*H������'d I er surprise at the beauty  { of our district and neat appearance  i  f������f t! ������ t'>������vjj,  James Watson left for his home  in Nova Scotia Friday., Jimmy is  an old landmark and will be much  r  missed.  Mrs. E. Barrett came up Friday  on a visit to Ed.  Rev. Mr. Dodds left for ihe coast  Thursday. We a re extremely sorry  that the place looses Mr. Dodds,  but hope that our loss may be his  gain. Mrs, Dodds accompanied  him to Vancouver,  FRUIT   GROWING.  LOTS of WALL PAPER  JUST ARRIVED  ��������������������������� -��������� ��������� ���������   ��������� AT-  Large tracts of land in this dis-  tiriet which were at one time  thought to be of little use to the  agriculturalist, are pioving of great  value for orchard planting. At  one time, the few farmers who es-  1. sayed a little desultory orcharding,  used to plant their trees on the  heaviest, richest bit of loam on the,  far.n, while acres of wild land, on  the hill side3 and ridges, were  passed by becaisd the soil was  sanely,  or   gravelly,  or  even  red  PianVsirom $250'tri>r;' W'hv p*y  f;ii)C-v"nriccfs~for'instru'infints of; ho  better vilue when you can make  such bargains wi'h Flutcher Bros.  Nanaiaio and Victoria.  Cas otu returns for the month of  April, 1001:' ��������� .-       ���������  Suitable goods." $2036 00  Free goode '       41 00  Total duty '      441 95  - One of the mo-t rid'.cul^us sight9  one can -ee is that of men acting  towards li lie girlb in short chesses  as if they were co-.-rting them with  marriage in view. Yet this .may  be seen in our town often. No  doubt it ia done for fun, but it looks  very silly.  At Council meeting Monday the  principal bu&iness transacted was ,'  with reference to ' getting John  Davis into the old man's home,  and the introduction hy Aid, Cess-  ford of an electric light by-law. A  communication from Lady Minfo  with reference to cottage hoapitals  was read and placed on file.  The U. S. Ge idetic survey steamer "Pathfinder" arrived   at   Uni^n  Wharf Saturday, en   route   to  the  Aleutians.    On Sunday,  about  40  of her officers and men visited  No,  4 s-haft in   the   morning     In   the  afternoon, a match wa=;  played between the ship's baseball  nine and  local nine,   resulting  in 18  to 9 in  favor   of   the   home    team.     The  names of the officers   visiting were  Lieuts. Atkinson, Brundage, Golds-  borough, Dr. Murphy   and " others.  The     party enjoyed      themselves  hugely.  During the baseball match, our  own Sam Davis, of the Union, appeared in a plug hat in honor of the  winning boys.  "J   Brass buttons aie all right! 'y  "\y-'> -\  '-.-Who got  lost  Sunday?    . "ThV'   ft  micks"-will tellyou.   '/     ������'    v-   -  - -v<  '-*'���������.-"'     ':  : < ���������       ,'    '-.-'' u, ��������� -',.-'/  New fancy flanellettes at Moorea. -   *"  As-k^he.Legihiuiuro to' bLou 'the"'-'^  ^   ;- o ";;"   r     r ��������� .*'    ���������  ' ���������  sale of game. ��������� '     ,       ,, T '  .    Good garden' hose', at   Magnet.,  Bicycles selling-fast.       ' .    ���������>  i- ���������        *    i .,, .  A consignment-of bugpies   of all,  s'.ylea, including rubber iired, wily  arrive Wednesday at George Leigh^  ion.'s Courtn������y." ' ',  ,-;   . ,, .   ,[  , - Mr. A. H, McCallum is in receipt-i-:ir.^''-^i  of- ihe news'; of' the   death   of  his'?'^,  *<moth( r. who .died   at ^her.* OntaridiJ Y;uS '���������',.>" -Hi  'Y'*|  I*-*" -  i /A-1  "    V\^'  j'- 'it-  O  jpb-afily" takenK 'by-Ythc'- fast5-and' [ "^- ".*���������'���������?' **>&%  -rommoyiio^s'iJea^er^'Thist^e.^ '^y yyyC^i  ���������-."Mr. T..Smith;arid^IiES^Mcauilrrr-it^ "  ,lfln.w.''e married at'Count ney- ;latt?" i,  Wedi-'es'day'. everting.      We'   -ui^lv. >-< *  tlien. long life and a.1 h-ppiue?-'   y\ vt  <. I-, "*"[���������'  Mr,  lW,ilson,   who" arrived' L-et "���������  -  Friday, will take ttmpora'ry chur^e c :  - , i    i ^  of St..George's Presbyterian Church ���������-:. ���������>  until the   arrival    of   the'regular ** .  ni ni-te'r. -     ' \   '- -     ���������   '   ��������� - ;  The Relief Committee desire that '  the account of   the   '"Dot''   performance at Court ney'be submittedto '-  . them as soon a<3 possible,  preparatory to their olosi:*'g the books.  The   storekeftp?r':���������   at    Courtney ~'  should have keener eyes   to   busi-   '  ness.     Why,   only   last week, we J*  hear that' a   young   man ' wanted  ph^ol ammunition, and he  wanted ��������� '  it bad, but .was*  unable to   procure  ony.    Very  careless   business ^indeed !  At a meeting in the City Hall to  arran-e abou?  keeping   May   24th,  it was   dicidtd   'o   rn.ike   thai   a  children's day, and   huist the   ti.ag  on the  school   grounds   and   have  some sports for the young ones.   It  w.ia further   decided   to have   the  general   sp rts     on   July  Is', for  which a go.od   programme will  be  arranged.  In the Dominion  Rous" Sir Wilfred Laurier said he thought   Government   was   right   in  assuming  that it was the general, if not   unanimous, \vi;fh of  the   people  that  the 24th of May, which   had   been  long celebrated as a'  national day,  should contiuue to be celebrated in  future.    He therefore moved   that  Mr. Horsey's bill dealing   with the  subject  be     made   a    government  order.   The motion carried without  discussion.  VL- ���������'' t  HOW TO PROPOSE.  ���������i  I''  .Vn      I  I'i  First drop mamma, for you must be alone;"  A man can't "pop" before a chaperon.  Then ahoose a site���������the yard is just the place,  Beneath the Chinese lanterns' magic blaze���������  But if the band is playing- "Rag Time Lou,"  And if the crowd all "rubberneck" at jou,'  Then take her somewhere where the light is dim,  Take her fto Beck or even to the gym.,  When you have found a site, ask her to sit���������  With you and watch the juicy June bug flit,  Or spring; some other like poetic thought,      ���������  For by poetic words they oft are caught.  'Recite to her some drip about the, moon,  That great round orb that loveth those who spcon,  And speak of love, of ceaseless love galore,  But do not speak of those you've lo\ed before.  Then cast a few deep breathings on the air,  1'ut on.a look of seeming sad despair  And cry aloud: "My college life is done.  I've got to face this cruel world alone.  Alpne 1 have to face its fearful knocks,  With none.so poor to mend my holey socks."  And (lien, if she's the girl she ought to be,  She'll  shyly mutter,   "Well,  what's wrong witfc  ' mc?"  ' ���������Harvard Lampoon.  gCAACOAAOOA'ACOAAOOAAOOAAGO  |AA\AN      "I  OFo.y i  i INTEGRITY!  By A\. Qu&cl.  ** " Copyright. 1000,     .  < By C. li. Lewis. ^        Q  For 30 years or more I had known  myself to be au honest man. 1 mean  that I had never wronged a fellow, inan  but 'of,-so mucli tas a, penny, though I  ' had had hundreds of opportunities.    In*  my business dealings I had been abso-r,  " Imely square if not a little too liberal,  and in private life 1 had gone out of  my ,way to prove my integrity. 1 had  found' umbrellas fand "journeyed half  way across London to restore them. 1  had found small sums of money and  paid for,'the advertising out of my own  pocket. I had taken in homeless dogs'  and fattened them up and sent them  homo in cabs. 1 had been cheate-l in  buying a cob. but in-soiling him again  1 had pointed out thespavins   < !   had  '"bought South African slocks at SO and  sold thorn at 100. though the market  price was 110. In buying and overhauling an old cabinet."! had found papers of value and restored them with1*  ont demanding.a reward. '  11 never occurred to me to pat myself  on the back 'for an honest man. but in  a  general   way   I   realized  that   I   was  1 FIVE NEAT PACKAGES OF BAN'S OK ENGLAND  NOTES  above temptation. 1 must admit that  it was a balmy feeling and that as 1  looked around upon my fellow men and  knew that not over one in ten thousand  was honest���������as honest as 1 was���������nay  self importance was greatly added to.  Several queer things happened me one  June day. I had been down to Oxford  on a little business, and as ! settled my  bill at the hotel previous to departure  the landlord made a mistake of a shilling in my favor. 1 called his attention  to it, of course. 1 had to make change  with cabby at the depot.1 and he would  have beaten himself out of fourpence  had I not called his attention to the  mistake. A ticket seller rarely makes a  mistake, at least in favor of a traveler,  but on this occasion 1 was given quite  a bit of change too much, and though 1  received only a gruff word as I returned it I had cleared my conscience. 1  shared the compartment with a traveler, a man who bad hunched up shoulders, pulled his hat low down and  seemed to sleep for the 30 miles he  rode with me. In the' baggage rack  was a paper parcel, but he did not take  it with bim as be got out For '20 minutes after being left aloue I bad no curiosity about that parcel.,. Then it oc-  ��������� ciirred to me to Inspect the contents  and be ready to turn it over as lost  property on arrival at the terminus.  My interest was -languid until tha  parcel was opened. . 1 had anticipated  nothing of value, but what did I behold? In that parcel or package were  five neat packages of Bank of England  notes, each one containing ������1,000. There  wasn't so much as a scrap of paper  with them, nothing whatever to prove  ownership or tell how they had got  there. The wrapper was common  brown paper and had been used before.  It  was a queer find, and  1 couldn't  1 make out whether tbe money belonged  to the passenger who had just left or  some one before bim. 1 had no idea of  robbery, but laid it all to carelessness.  After inspecting the bills l.retied the  package and smiled a bit at the consternation of the loser. Ois loss would  lie only temporary, however. The package would be -handed over in London,  and lie would merely have to prove  property to obtain possession. He  might wish to reward me, but I would  not wr*'pt a p������-rlny.  It \v;i< only when the train ran into  the siation that 1 suddenly changed my  in 1 ixt As'tlie porter unlocked the door  ami |ias.������������*d on and 1 stepped out the  thought' ������-;inie to me to tvtaiu that  ���������nniM'v I if fore I eould argue with my-  ��������� ir   mv  "eg*,  were carrying me off.     I  ������������������������ ���������iifUDifii' all the tiuif to give up the  parcel, and yet I was hurrying away  and dodging among the crowd. I really didn't come to myself until reaching  my chambers, and then,I was in two  minds. Conscience demanded that I  return the money, and the devil whis-  peied to me to retain it. I dodged between the two by promising, to return  it as soon as it should be advertised. I  even promised my conscience that I  would make'a long journey if necessary to restore the money. To show  you that I was still-an honest man let  me say that when a bill was presented  to me that evening 'for'the care offiny  horse Lfound a mistake of a sixpence  in favor of the stable and rectified it.  Yes; I was still honest, and I meant to  restore that money, but I**must first be  satisfied-as to the ownership.  Next day, to my great surprise and  also'to my gratification,.- no advertisement appeared.   It was my duty as an  honest man to either advertise or take  the money,/to the lost property office of  the railroad lino.    You will agree with  me, that it was, and'yet I brought for-'  ward a dozen arguments to 'the contrary and didn't do either one.    When a'  s week  had gone  by" and no advertisement "appeared," I''began,to look upon  the   money  as   mine.     In  three dayf  more I felt sure it was' mine.    At the  end of the second week I was'figuring*  -what use to make of it.'   It wasn't exactly that the find had knocked out all  the principles 30 years had "built up,  but that I had never before'been tempted.    Without temptation I had argued  only one side of the question.   After a  week had gone, by I dared not return  the package to the railroad, and after  three weeks had passed with, no advertisement the money seemed to belong  to me.   I said to myself that 1 ought to  advertise it, but 1 also argued that if'  the loser'hadn't interest enough to seek  to recover such a sum of money how  could I be* expected to?    Unless^yoir  are'a strictly honest man, as I .knew  'myself to be. you have no idea of the  .many arguments that can bo advanced  in favor of dishonesty.       >  At the end of three weeks I had determined to add the find to my bank  "account..and give it up when-called'upon.    Aye, I would even pay interest on  the  sum   and  any  extra  expense the  loser  had   been  put to.  , This  seemed  more than  fair  to  me,' and   I   figured  that my honesty bad uot suffered one  jot.    The money  would have gone to  the bank, as per programme, but my  valet stepped in.    He was not an honest man. as 1 am deeply grieved to say.  He could uot stand temptation. ** Coming across the package by. accidei   , he  tucked it under his arm and walked off,  and I have never since set eyes on him.  I could not well go to the police and  ask them to hunt for him, and so h'e  had a clear road.    After he had disappeared  I   could  not  advertise  for the  ,real owner and let him take the trail,  and so the dishonest rascal .was free to  head  for America,  where,  I  am told,  honesty   is   a *��������� scarce   article   among  men.    As a matter of fact, no owner  ever came forward  or has not up to  date.    That makes the money mine or  gives me the guardianship of it, but as  it is in the hands of a dishonest valet  and as I dare not put the police after  him I am ������5.000 out of pocket and have  nothing to show for my sterling "integrity  of  character.'    Sometimes   in  reviewing this case 1 doubt if it pays to  be honest,  but again  1  reflect that' a  clear conscience  is ample reward for  withstanding temptation.  Miranda.- you wouldn't stand in the  way of salvation, would ye?  "Of course not."  "Well. don't ye know one-half of  them What goes to church never bears  a word because they're asleep an snor-  in in the pews?   It's,shameful!"  "Indeed it is. But they shouldn't  fall asleep."     ��������� ,  "They can't help it. Miranda. ��������� Give  people rich' milk, au they're bound to  feej sleepy. It's worse than 'opium.  Pump a little more, Miranda,"���������New  York Weekly.  Tiie ttrnvy  -^n* Cold.  Stanley (aged 4 yearsi ��������� Mamma,  please sing that lovely song called  "The Hash Is Cold."' "- ���������  Mamma���������1 don't know any such song  about bash, Stanley. Is it a funny  song? ; ,  Stanley���������No, indeed, mamma; It's a  "sorrow song." l *  Mamma-Well. I can't think what  you "mean. ' ���������  , A little later she sings from "My  Dearest Heart.", "The grave is cruel,  the grave Is cold." 0  Stanley (excitedly)���������That's It, mamma; that's til But 1 made a mistake.  It wasn't the bash; it was the gravy.  A   REAL   KNOCKOUT 'BLOW.    ���������  ,  Doth   Have  Equal  Rjei,t������.  It is the duty of a pedestrian to keep  upon the sidewalk save when it Is necessary to cross the roadway, and then  to cross at an opportune moment and  with reasonable expedition. It is. nevertheless, equally the duty of those in  charge of vehicles, however propelled,  to restrain them within reasonable  speed, to keep them under constant  control and steerage way and to exercise all possible diligence in avoiding  collisions. They, are as much bound to  look out for. pedestrians ���������at the crosswalks a'4 pedestrians are to look out for  them. They are as much bound to  slacken -their speed to avoid collision  as the pedestrian is to quicken bis. It  is in fact .far easier for the then on the  veliicless^to keep their eyes on the pe-  destrian);?; and avoid running them  down Yl������"$bit is for the pedestrians to  keep tn'(20s on the multitude of vehicles ' wbicTi may tie converging upon  them frbiii different directions. Simply  ringing'tbe gong is not enough. "Caveat  pedes" is not the only rule of the road.  ���������New York Tribune.  The Small,  Wiry  liulivitluul  nnd   th������  Mau  WIio Terrorised a. Train. ,  ���������'The only real ,knockout blow that I<  ever' saw delivered," said a government  ofiicer, "was on a passenger train'traveling through.the mountainous section of  Kentucky a few years'ago. You know  those .Kentucky mountain- people are  haul propositions ~ when they get filled  with their favorite product, and they are  naturally disposed to make ��������� trouble 'at  any old time. I was on' the train- one  morning when a strapping Hoosier. came  in. Ho was loaded down" to the'gunnels  and was flourishing a bowie knife',and  threatening to kill every man,on board.  Nobody seemed willing ^to. stop him, and  he wen; through < the car cursing and  swearing and with his knife always  raised. There was an innocent looking  littlo fat fellow buried behind a news-'  paper.. He was pretending to, read, but'  he was shaking wilh terror. The tough  sport saw him". , 'Don't 'yoii try to read  while , I , am ,talking!' he shouted, and  with that he "ripped the newspaper-into  shreds .with his bowie knife. The little  man tossed oil a couple of fits/and then  the' fighter went for another victim.  "A wiry little chap was'standing in the  front door, and the, mountaineer made a  break for him.. Just as he raised his knife  , in his drunken effort to rip out the poor  man's heart the latter had the'presence  .of mind to protect himself. 'Look behind  you there,-rquick!' shouted.the little chap.-  and quick ias a. 'flash the mountaineer-  turned,-thinking to see au enemy. As'he  turned, the wiry chap pasted that tough  right on the point of the jaw. He hit with  his fist, but the blow-was true, and the  big fellow went' to the bottom of the car  in a heap. . The blow upset him. , He  quivered and squirmed like a dying hog,  and the knife-fell 'from his twitching  fingers.    He was not able to rise.  "Just about this time the short, fat  sport wliose' paper he- had ripped to  pieces came flying to the scene. Without  a word he jumped on the mountaineer  and pounded him in the, face with his  shoes. He kicked and cuffed him until  the blood* spouted. lie was the bravest  man I ever saw, ai though a moment be^  fore he was scared to death. Finally we  had to pull him off,,and when the tough  regained consciousness he sneaked to another car without stopping to get his  kn i f e. ,  "Wc passed a station about this lime,  and when the train started again two big.  rough looking people dashed-into tho car  with the same bloody bowie knives. 'Who  bit my brother? Who hit my '.brotherT  'The man who hit your brother got off at  that station,' said the little chap who had  landed the knockout blow, and after a  lot of cursing the two toughs went from  thet car. They joined the defeated tough,  but that individual was so well licked  that he kept his mouth shut and- never  sent his brothers back to start more trouble. It was a thrilling moment on the  train, and every passenger went up and  shook hands with the wiry chap, although  we did not give many glad hands to the  little fat fellow who got brave only when,  the mountaineer ������ as at the bottom of the  car."  Mr. JLee, the manager, was, as.was hia  wont, seated in a chair at the wings.'  "Where's the, bird?" he shouts. No one  . knows; a regular scrimmage behind tbe  scene while the stage waits.  "Can't you find it. any of you?" (A  pause.) "Then (a* swear word) here goe������  tay wig!" which he snatched from off hi*  head and flung across the stage.  Walter shoots! The deed is done! The  royal bird falls! The audience applauds  vociferously, little knowing that 'tis the  manager's wig doing duty as au eagle. -���������  A  Very Good Reason.  A Bradford eoste������*monger was brought  before the magistrates.for cruelty'to hi*  donkey. , r _ 1  When the case had been gone into, the  magistrates, seeing itywas'bis first appearance, wishful t*> let him off, ashed  him if he could get' any one to say anything in his fa-or.    ''        <���������   <  Looking round the court and pointing  to the chief cc istable, he said:     ,  "That man.can." ' s  The chief constable wr.s amazed and  immediat"'v said: V      '  "1 know nothing of him." ' ���������  " "Will that do?" said tbe accused.' MIf  he had known anything bad of me, he  would have said it."  He was allowed to go.���������London .Answers. ''    ,      v  Donhle  Deceit.  Mrs:   Brown���������Does  my, husband  ever  deceive me?,  Of  course  he does     But  fthen I get square with him.    ,������  Mrs., Greene���������You don't mean'that yon  deceive him?   <  J- Mrs. Brown- That's just what I do.' I  deceive him by pretending to believe, the  fairy stories he tells' me 1 > i<  BOARDING WITH AN  IDOL.  A Footle.   ,  ; "See 'here," "vrathfully .cried rthe golf  beginner, "I'm tired of, you; laughing at  my game! If I hear any more impudence  from you, I'll crack you over the head."  ������������������ "All right."' said- the caddie! ��������� ','But,  say, I'll bet yer don't'know w'at'd- be de  right club ter do it wit'."���������Exchange.  Flattery.  ', The-mischief" of Mattery is not/that it  persuades any mnn'that hi? is what he is  not. but that'.it suppresses the influence  of honest ambition by raisiug au opinion  that honor ��������� may , be gained without; the  merit of toil." ' '  A St. Louis woman was asked how "she  managed'her'husband. "Feed him well  and trust to luck." was the answer.'     ������������������  Division of Iinuor. -    ..  "There's nobody can say we don't  live well," remarked Mr. Pneer. "We  nearly always have oatmeal and mackerel for breakfast."���������  . "I know it."- sighed the wife. "I eat  the oatmeal, and you1 cat the 'mackf  ere!."���������Chicago 'Tribune.  ��������� ������������������    a  The Work of Salvation.  Mrs. Pudunker��������� Seems to me 'tisn't  exactly right to be addin so much water to the milk, specially on Sunday  mornin.  Deacon  Pudunker  (milkman)���������Why,  A   Clei'<?������  Littimttc.  "A funny thing." says the Kennebec  (Me.) Journal, "happened in the amusement hall at the insane, hospital one evening dui'ing-a minstrel entertainment. One  of the soloists had just sung a song, to  which he received a generous encore. In  responding he stepped to the front of the  stage and said. 'I will now sing you that  beautiful song entitled "The Lost Sheep  on the Mountain." '  "The prelude was played and the singer  had just straightened up and inflated hia  lungs as if to begin when one of the female patients in the audience jumped to  her feet and-shouted in a shrill voice:  'Ba-a-a-ah! There,-I got ahead of ye  that.time, didn't I?',-    ��������� ; .'.,-.'���������  "And she had. for 'Ba-a'-a-ah!' was just  what the singer was going to say had  f*������he given him a chance.  ''Where she had heard the joke is not  known, but. in thus stealiag it from the  singer's own lips she so effectually 'queered.' that individual that further efforts  on his, part were useless, and all he could  'do was to say 'Thank you!' and sit  down."  The Manager's Engle.  Stage properties in the early days of  the nineteenth century were of the most  primitive kind and sometimes were lacking altogether. One night the play was  an adaptation from "Der Freyschutz,"  the act where Walter has to shoot an  eagle.  Walter was there, gun in hand, ready  to aim at the royal bird. But no royal or,  indeed, any other specimen of the feathered race was forthcoming.  Bre:il**in������-;,.tlie* Kcwm to Mini.  "Don't yon think that I shoot rattier  ��������� well, Roberts?" ,   ". ,        .   !," ' V  "Yes., sir!,- Ob, j-es* sir! Indeed I  dunno as J ever see a better shooter,  never, sir.-. All you need, "sir,* is,to 'it  as well as you shoot,-sir. au"you'll "be"  a wunner."���������Scraps. ���������   . ��������� ���������   ^  KRUGER'S. GRANDDAUGHTERS  *Ume. Klofl* :iu<l   Mile    Gultmaitit, "������   Seen  With I.imlisli JijosJ  I did not say all that I might  "have said, last week about. President  Krugcr's "granddaughters, writes u.  Paris correspondent of London Tnilh  They aro in all tbo illustrated - papers. ' TkiL the artists who engraved  the pi:-t.cs toned' cIoavii all that jar-  rod "With, their ideas of ladylike distinction. 'Mine 111 oh* and 'Mile., tlult-  ninnti, hor sister, are at onco- m'oru  and loss attractive than" in their p'c-  toria-1 presentments. Thoy iiave wonderful sex charm. But they must* be  classed as ephemeral, because without mental interests, dirking- care  has been a stranger to them. Black  labor spared them domestic drudgery. Jlencc their high spirits. But  Dopper education has not. killed in  them a' taste for the vain things oi  the world.  Some American lady journalist  wanted to ������������������ interview thorn at Marseilles. At last one, bolder than  the rest, remembered she had in her  possession the visiting card of a  countess, Iho "wife of 'i Charge d'Affaires al. miiiio ligation. She boldly  sent it up to Mine. ElofY. who not  only received her, but struck up a  friendship, and in all her carriage  drives took her with her. The interloper wired every evening to Chicago  what she heard in hor drives. This  went on until 3)r. l-cyds came. He  at once "bounced" the so-called  countess. T.eyds has himself a weakness for tbo titled ones of the earth,  He sowed the Transvaal Legation  with Jonkhccrs. A, .lonkhoer of ancient family was told oil' to escort  Mmei li'lofT, lier .'children and - sistors  to The .Hague. .  The eldest KlofT���������a boy���������-is absurdly like the great-grandfather. Pre is  about three years old, and . already  soems deeply  serious and. a mine,   of  How Three Famished Sailor*, Ship-  ' -wrecked In India, 'Were Sustained.  Captain   Murray,   a  Port) Royal- bar  pilot who has followed the' sea since Tjoy-  hood and visited nearly every section of  the habitable globe, is full of interesting'  reminiscences  of  happenings  inv distant -  lands in which he participated. *The old  pilot   is   fond  of    relating ,'an    incident  which occurred near ^Calcutta. . The ves-; .~  sel  which he.commanded, a fine clipper    ,  Bhip, was wrecked in t a typhoon in the ."  ���������bay of Bengal,-and all hands, save himself and two companions whousucceeded, ,  in reaching shore in the'ship's'gig, were' '  lost. , , '  ' The three exhausted men immediately  sought food and shelter and while- thus  employed came upon an immense wooden   '  image0which they correctly surmised to'7,  be an Indian idol.   Night was upon them, *>_  and tho tired men  bivouacked near by/': ,  and  their  attention   was soon  attracted  by   the   appearance   of 'a   score   of  lowv-  caste Hindoos, each ������������f whom carried in '   '  his hands a savory dish which he placed  before_ the  inanimate" god.    After  cach���������-,  native   had   deposited  his  offering  with'  profuse signs and  words they'departed,,  and  when'tho hungry sailors'were sat--^  islicd that their strange Visitors had re--f  treated   for the  night thoy', greedily  devoured the bounteous repast intended for.    ,  the   idol.     Murray, and   his  companions ,'  remained in the neighborhood for,several'' -  days subsisting ^.nightly on* the offerings-  brought by the Hindoos as a tribute to',  their god and remaining concealed in the  daytime.     -      ��������� > ���������* ,.     .'-,..,!" '.'"/''  I One  night about ,ten days after their-    ',  shipwreck "two .natives suddenly: surpris:'i..'  ed'the-three men while;they were, in the   '  very act of making their usual meal, and,     ,,  a fight ensued.    The natives proved ,11,0.^  match'  for the.resolute arid;well, armed - '  Americans and soon beat a~n-ignominiousi ,*'  .retreat, leaving the latter complete ma's-'  tors of the situation^   The captain 'a'ndr,  'lt  his-companions, foaringrthat the natives Y  .would,return in force -and'massacre"theiriX  made their way, to,Calcutta.-where they   .-  secured   passage*  in" a  homeward  bound-    -  ���������vessel. y      ''    r- -    ��������� ; - '"     ;.'; ���������-''-'���������  ,   Some 15���������years subsequently Pilot Mur- {    -  ray "recognized   in   Captain   Cole  of'tllio;    '  ship Tvirkum.   which   called   here  toil a ~     1  cargo, one ofjiis old companions in 'the * ," -  exciting encounter in 'faroff'.India.    Tlie  '  -  recognition   was   mutual', .'and'; tlie1'.two.''  men-were delighted   to,renew, their acl���������  quaintance after half "a generation.-*-,  ..'  '-    '���������   ���������������i  '  ;,       *  '. ,i-  '" ',   THE man-;and the'tank:.        '    '  Bank- Cashler>'~Dev!ce' For* the Cap-, "  , tare of Men Iwitli Guns.   '<    ,  * "I   haven't, the   slightest' objection , in '��������� -  .  the world to any>one looking'like me,',' de-    '  clarcd   the   drummer.   '/'Furthermore,   I        1  believe   in < encouraging   native   genius."-  "But thore,is'a limit,-'and,,though so far I"    ,"  haye refrained J"rom "murdering" any -otic, -ti  I will not be responsible for what imay  happen in thc.'futnre.   w\' * , '-',  '",'My! last'trip1" took' me out west; .and '  one'day, finding myself short.of funds, I -Y  entered 'r. bank'^and-.asked the'cashier if,' " .*  he.-would }be kind enough to^cash'a'draft  for me,/t_ tli'e'-sanie time reaching.in my''  poej;?i^for- papers' '.that" would l identify  me.. I noticed that bc*-looke"d"5trme rath-  ���������ver;h"ai'd,\and the next.instant P.felt-the  floor give   way .beneafh-'my, 'feet'-"-and  I     *  shot   out  of  sight  with  a   rapidity  that  '   ' 1  was "startling.    My next impression was  that if I'didn't; get, out of the "tank ."of  water that  I .had,'fallen into I would be  drowned.    The, idea/was a good one, and  T-acted on it.'- Then t yelled for help like  a good fellow.    -     j   ,; /   '  "I was in complete darkness,-and, al-,'  though I.could 'he.hr-sotiie sort o"f excitement going on over. my> head,; my cries  me* with'-nol'response... Finally part of  the floor above ,my bead was raised, and  an arm holding a gun "was thrusf'through. ������������������  Then a*voice commanded me to get out of  ^that, and'I got. I came .up fighting mad,  only to find myself under arrest and a  howling mob outside-'elamoriug'to get at  me. Well, for- awhile it was vtrildly ex- -"  citing, dnringr which "demands'- and explanations were thrown back \and forth -,,  until the .situation was' cleared up sufficiently for me" to' grasp it.  : "It seems that J:he cashier had mistaken-rue for a ������not'e raiser who had been  in tho'ueighborhood,--aud it further seems  that he was of ail-.inventive turn of mind  and had arranged a trapdoorsbefore his  window that could be sprung by pressing. >  a spring behind his desk and- thus take  care of any man that might .attempt to  hold him up. Mistaking me for the note  raiser, who was badly wantedi he thought  it would be a good chance to'.try his idea  and lake care of meat- the same time until he could call nn'utlieer. It-worked, as  I can testify, aud I am thinking of get-  ling the right te.sel" Mie nhtATU h<-������-������ ;������>  the east."-    ".   ,T     ��������� "  ���������l\  power.  The     baby,      Annie,   is     a  bright little thing with piercing eyes.  The boy's eyes give the impression  of concentration; the girl's seem to  have such a wide visual angle as to  sweep the horizon. They are most  interesting as types. When at the  Hotel Scribe their mother and aunt-  used to step out on the balcony to  see manifestations they sometimes  laughed until they lost breath. Their1  dresses were alike in stylo, but different in color. The married sister  wore a deep rose peignoir of velvet,  richly trimmed Avith lace, and the  u'marricd ono a sky-blue'peignoir not  less handsomely trimmed. They never  put themselves'forward when deputations came. While O0111 'Paul received they stayed in  the next room.  The Extreme Limit.'  "I think there should he a law against  publishing lies!" said the innocent faced  man as ho laid dortm his 'pjiper aud heaved a sigh.  "Have you discovered a lie?" was asked by a fellow passenger.  "I'm sure of it. A man who was.on a  steamer when she was wrecked claims  to have swum a distance of 40 miles to  land. We know that is a physical impossibility. I myself was once oh a steamer  lost off the coast, and at that time 1 was  called a champion swimmer. 1 swam  and swam and swam, but I didn't swim  no 40 miles.    1 could not1 have. done it."  "How far. did you. swimV'  "Thirty-nine-miles to a foot, sir, and  any man in this'world who says he has  swum 40 is a liar, s"-~ pr-d ti'e truth  isn't in him, -sir!" 'y  Rifle Fire.  When we had entered that spitting,  humming zone of rifle fire, the like of  which no living soldier had ever before  witnessed,'a bullet skimmed along the  top of a man's head.just grazing the  skin and flicking off the hair in its course.  Surely the time for a prayer or even a  shriek, if ever there were one. "I've just  had a free 'air cut. mates!" was the only  observation heard by the officer who witnessed this ghastly jest of the oale one.���������  "I  >Y|  ������������������>���������,������".**.t~+* ^ I       I        I  I  'ps  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  CURTAIN  RAISERS.  IffA  I.  \V  i -  \\',  r  ���������"*  \  Wilson Barrett is writing another re-  '   Ifgious drama.'  ' ,   Cissi'e Fitzgerald is back iri the 'music  hall swill in; London.       ' >  "' ���������-- A "company   touring. Jamaica includes'  -,'   Mr. and Mrs. Russ AVhytal and George  Holland. ' \ ,     >     '  Ru'dyard  Kipling  has dramatized - one  of his, novels.    He used to say he had no  ��������� time for play. ' *       '  --".The'father"* of  Edmond  Rostand  is  a  poet, "who contributes articles and verses  to the reviews.  Actor  Sutbern's' wound  will cost him  $f)0,000.    At least ,that much money is  ' lost through  his  inability  to,appear on  '   the staged       '   .'  ���������{ Theo.'an old  time opera  favorite, arrived in New York the other week from  . Europe.    She has retired from tho stage  and is living on her income. <'        >  -   Sidney   Price   is   the   tallest   man; in  James "K.   Hackett's   company.     Ho* is ���������  'nearly  half  a   dozen   inches, tailor  than  the star, who' is more than six feet him-  'l *olf. ���������'    .     ,       '   -  Mrs. -Fiske's new play is called  "Sylvia's Daughter.'.'    It is the work of Hen-  rick  Christi^rnson, one of the ublest of  the younger'school of Scandinavian dramatists.    .    , < i      '"       ',.'.,'  -"' About'40 of, the actors in .Mansfield's  "Henry V" who have no lines represent  actual  historical   persons,  and  they  are  ��������� made up to look' like tne portraits of the ,  people they represent., :    ,J  *���������* The' landing ,of William'.of Orange and  , the stirring-times'that followed in England about the year 1G88 are drawn upon  '.for   tho action-"-of y Lulu   G laser's  '* opera;'"Sweet'Anne Page.V ^  James A. Heme has nearly .finished a  "' play for himself, but it is-not likely to be  seen foi* sometime, as the record of "Sag  Harbor" makes 'another year or more'in  thatodrama-s'ure. The new piece is called "The New Minister."  VIGOROUS OLD AGE.  OBTAINED  THROUGH THE  USE  OF DR.   WILLIAMS' PINK  PILLS.      ,  Mr. William   Gray, of Newmiukct, Tells  ,  How He Became   Hale and   Hearty at  the Advaneed   Age of Seventy   After  Having Suffered  Great Torture From  Sciatica and Rheumatism.  uew  '    MTXARD'S  .LINIMENT  is   the  only  1   '   *   i  ~       " *     ���������  Liniment asked for at1 my store and  .    i        Y '  the -only  one we keep for  sale.    -  , All the people* use it.  HARLAN   FULTON.  Pleasant >Bay,  C.  B.  v  Li's  ;'''..     Daniel   O'Connell's 'Fees.  ,'Ih the National Library of Ireland Is  the"fee book ot Daniel O'Coniiell.   This  volume, in its 100 pages or so of paral-  . lei   columns,   laboriously   prepared   by  the   hand    of, the    liberator' himself,  shows in.pounds, shillings and-pence  his- early   struggles.     -O'Counell   was  called to the Irish bar in 179S���������-the year  of the rebellion���������and seven days later  he got his first brief, from a brother-in-  law, who retained hin>to draft a declaration   on   a   promissory   note.     The  only other business  lie got that year  was also given   him  by a kinsman���������-a  cousin���������aud  it  was of the same kind.  The fee on each occasion was ������1 2s. >0d.  It was in one of his earliest cases that  O'Connell made the retort that attracted attention to bim.    He was cross o.\-  aminiug air awkward witness, who declared that ho bad drunk nothing but  bis  share  of  a   pint of  whisky.     "On  your oath, now." thundered the young  counsel,  "was  not your share all  but  tne pewter?"  - O'Connell's fee book is an interesting  if cord of his "rapid rise in the profession For the first year, as we bave  seen, his income amounted (o only  ������2 ;">s. Gd. t\ext year he earned over  ������50. and tbe year after he made over  ������400., Accord ins: to memoranda made  in hi1*- own handwriting his income in  ISO" w.t** ������-!(>.">. and in the following  years. ������77."������. ������S40. 11.077. 11 7K! fJ.I'.iN.  ������2.7315. L*J'.I.-.1. ������.������..Ol7 i*nd L'i.SOS respectively.  From,the Express/ Newnutrket,'  Oat.  Mr.  William Gray)  wifo is well and  favorably known in tho-town of Newmarket and vicinity, is  rejoicing-o\ or  his release  from  the pains of sciatica  and'   rheumatism'through  the    use-of  Dr.  Williams'  Pink Pills./ A reporter  o[   the *Express  called'upon'him  for  'the  purpose  of  obtain ing'  puruculojrs  of the cure when* Mr.  Gray gave  the.  following, story   for    -.pubJicai'ion .���������  "About, two  and  a half years"tigo  I  was seized with a vory severe a duck  of rheumatism.   The pain   -was   simply  torturing.    At'times the  trouble"was  seated in my knees,  then in my hips.  For nearly a year   ]   .suffered    along,  working as best I could,   iii the hope  of  being able'to(   overcome    Die  disease.   , During  the day  the pain 'was,  loss severe,   but,at night it  was'just  as bad as ever.    To increasermyr torture J  caught a cold, 'which, resulted  in an attack of sciatica' in my right  leg*.    If I  walked  a short  distance I  would be seized by'sharp pams'in the  hip and in time ?<I became a used1 up  man;',my  appetite failed me,    and  I  could not rest at night on account of  the pain.    I tried'one medicine after  another  without   avail,    T ,also'   consulted  doctors with no'better result.  T was beginning to think that I was  doomed  to  suffer lthe rest  of my life  when  one "day  a friend  strongly/ad-  vised** me to    try'Dr.  AVilliarns'  Pink  Pills.* I took this advice and procured  a supply of the pills and began taking   thein<   according      to directions.  Before  the  third   box  was  finished  I  noted, a  change  for  the  better,   so" I  continued    the* 'use of the pills till I  had taken ten or twelve  boxes when  my  trouble had entirely disappeared.  To-day  ['am free from'pain and feel  that life is -worth'living, even" at the  ripe    old age of seventy.   I can now  do a day's work with  many men  who  are twenty years younger  than I.   I  thank   God   for   my  'restoration    to  .health    through'   the  agency .. of    Dr.,  William's   rTink   Pills,      and  I trust  other similar sufferers  will  give them  a trial'.-for knowing what these'pills  have    <donc    for  me I  am sure" that  they cannot fail being as beneficial to  others  similarly  afflicted. -    -'        - - -  -Tf  the blood is pure and wholesome  disease   cannot   exist.      ,   The   reason  ,Dr.Williams' Pink   Pills   cure so many  forms  of disease  is  that they act directly  upon  the  blood    and     nerves,  thus reaching the rooL of the trouble.  Other medicines^act only on the symptoms  of tho  trouble, and that is  the  reason   the     trouble  always    returns  when you  cease  these medicines * Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills make permanent  cures in ladney troubles, rheumatism,  erysipelas,   anaemia and kindred  diseases.    But "be sure you get the genuine which bear  the full name Dr.Williams"   Pink Pills  for Pale People  on  the wrapper around the box.  Tlie Benefit of the Doxibt.    .     *  , Not long ago a * young lady was  spending some weeks at a' Scotch  country house, and just" before dinner  one evening two'cousins of tbe host-  one,of them the great man of the family���������arrived unexpectedly. Shortly before dinner was announced the butler sought the young lady and said to  her confidentially:    '      .  r"  ��������� "We're puttin on yesterday's soup, an  for (car there shouldna be enough, ye  maun decline."  "Decline soup!".exclaimed the young  lady, much amused. "But. you know.  John, that wouldn't be manners." *  ,"Na," said John coolly; '"(Unit they'll  think ye ken uae better."���������Iioudon Tit-  Bits.  The Second  Need.  ��������� Stockman ��������� Voii ( remember that  "pointer" you gave me on the street  yesterday?   ' ,  Bonds��������� Ves.r  What, about it?  'Stockman���������Why.' I tried it, and as a  consequence I've come around to see if  you couldn't let,iii'i* have a'retriever.,  CEYLON AND INDIA TEA  GREEN OR   BLACK.  ,    IS     PERFECT.     TEA'  It, is   Perfect Because   it is   Pure, Wholesome,;  ���������   Clean.  Delicious., v  It reaches you���������in���������its natural-state.  .Prussian Blue,  Soapstone,  etc./ are,  not used,  as in other teas,-to hide (defects.   It has none.        ' -'x J '   *  A free sample of delicious'SALADA Tea sent'on receipt of ,  postal mentioning which yoir drink--Black, Mixed, or Green *  Tea. ' Address "SALADA," Toronto,or Montreal.    .  - -.-'.J*  Wise* is  the man who  cau pick out  a. good' melon or a good wife.   -,  TLj5   takes    an amateur musician to  detect     the  errors  in the  instruction  book. ' ' '    a  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  r  by local applications, ns tney,caniiot reach the  diseased portion of the ear. * There is only one  way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies Deafness is caused by an in������  flamed condition of the hiucous lining of th������  Eustachian tube. When this tube gels inflamed you have a rumbling )sound or imperfect  hearing, and when it is entirely closed deafness  is the result, and unless the inflammation can  betaken out'and this tube, restored to its nor-  ..mal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine'eases out of ten are caused by car  tairh, which is nothing but'an inflamed con*  dition of the mucous surfaces. ,  Wc will give One Hundred Dollars for any  case*of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can  mot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for  circulars, free.    -< '  .- P. J.' CHENEY & CO., Toledo, a  *   Sold'by Druggists, 75c.       - *   - ���������  Hall's Family Pills are the best. ���������      -    '  Cholera and all summer complaints are,so  quick in their action that the cold hund of  death id upon tho victima before they aro  aware that danger is near. .If attacked do  not delay in getting tho proper medicine^  Try a dose of Dr. A. G. Kellogg's Dysentery  Cordial, and you -will get immediate relief.  It acts with wonderful rapidity and never  fails to eflect a cure. '      ,"  The Grntltmlo of I'oHterity".  The Artist���������That is hy far the best,  portrait in your^vholo collection.  ''Mr. Wacash���������You hot! Why.' my wife  and I arc constantly] quarreling over who  should have him foi an ancestor.���������Brooklyn Life, y *  v *  < iz.  \ ' The Boa.  > t *  "Why,  Madge,  where are all the tas-,  sels on your now chenille boa?"  "Oh.- I stepped  on >-ome of them, and  other people ^stepped on some."���������Detroit  Free' Press.' ,-*���������'.  -   A S|>or(ii>K- Note.  First Bear���������I saw'It'man shot a minute  ago. '    '"' , '. '  ���������   Second Boar���������What for?  First   Bear���������For'Mm personating   meyi I  think. ���������Tuck. i1 .  The Two Senators.  Congressman clones of , Virginia 'told  this story of his father: Directly after,  the war Jones senior was sent-to-the  state senate. An old slaye ^ho1 had  belonged to him was also elected to the  senate. The two drew adjoining seats!  SenatoV Jones was very courteous and  in addressing his former slave always'  'called r'him senator. The old , negro  stood it'for some lime and finally'said:  "Massat William. I don't like dis seua"  tor business. ��������� Kain't 1 come down to'  yo' house and visit that cook of yourn?  I suh'tinly'would like permission to vis-,  it yp' kitchen." ' -*  The request"'was granted, ancl while  Senator,Jones -was in his library the  other senator was down iu the kitchen'  visiting the cook. '  Minard's Liniment Cnres Dipitiieria. --.  1 Some men  are selfish evcnMn their  prayers.    They  pray for  rain so they,,  woa't have, to shovel snow. '' V  *%*  '"*  Occasionally    a    newspaper .  story  gets  tmlc.  -a   head  at  the  expense  of the  Srver-* colds are easily cured byx tho use  of Bicklc's Anti-Consumptive Syrup, a medicine of extraordinary penetrating aud heal-  ing properties. It is acknowledged by those  who have used it aa being the best medicine'  sold for coughs, colds, inflammation of the  lungs, and all affections -of tho throat and .  ch- st. It- agreableness to the taste makes it  a favorite with ladies and children.  '; %  tin his'Vegetable Pills*Dr.Parmelee ha*  given to the,world the fruits of long scientific research in the whole realm of medical  science, combined with new and valuerble  ���������discoveries neverbefore known to man. 1* or  Delicate'and Debilitated Constitutions  Parmelee's Pills act like a charm. Taken in  small doses, the effect is both a tonic and a  stimulant, mildly exciting tho secretions of  the body, giving tone and vigor.      ,  You may rub some people until  there is only a grease spot left and  you  cannot make  them  bright.  Sonic mortals arc so selfish that  they fancy that even the "Almighty  delights to give them the ad Mintage.  Color.  - Pocahontas consulted freely with her  fiance touching the details of their approaching wedding. * v  ������������������Tell me, dearest," quoth she one  day. '/what is the most suitable color  for a bride?"    ^  "LU'd!" replied Smith promptly.  Tor ho wj'.s not only a man ^of pluck,  hi:t a iacile liar as well.���������Detroit Jour-  Li a 1.  Many a man is known by the cora-  pasry .of his wife's relations he keeps  as an easy mark. , -  1 Flto.i In Amber.   \  ,  -An Englishman* has ai last succeeded  !n photographing dies in amber. Amber  shows dead black ou a photograph and  under the microscope. ' Herhas discovered a fluid into which he puts the amber-and ,then photographs .through, it.  As some of tlie fliesin amher^are'of at  forgotten type, dating "back, to'before  the* flood, the results are interesting. '  Accidents , are the natural, "logical'  and inevitable'' results -'of causes"  which man does not understand. '  Some men put too much faith i*r  systeni and not enough in practical v'  experience.     -     y       ��������� -.-='������-'  "V:  \ Lots  system  of women, will  give ,up easj.  and >not enough in practical  J -.1,"  * '-'V  experience.  Minard's Liniment .Cnres Colls, Etc.  f.j-  -. i*.  Xo   man^ should     attempt   H )     ru)^  others who  is  unable  to rule himself.  Rheumatism..  Is Uric Acid in the blood.  Unhealthy, kidneys are the  cause  of the  acid   being  there.' If the kidneys acted  as they should they would  strain the   Uric������ Acid but  of the system'and rheumatism wouldn't occur. Rheu-  ^matism  is a   Kidney Dis-  "ease.   Dodd's Kidney Pills  'have made a great part of  their     reputation     curing  Rheumatism.     So   get  at  the cause of those fearful .  <s shooting   pains   and stiff,  aching  joints.    There   is  but one sure way���������������������������'  "IT IS A GREAT PUBLIO BENEFIT."  ���������These significant words were used in regard to Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil by a gentleman who had thoroughly tested its meiits  in his own case���������having been cured by it of  lameness of the knee of three or four year*'  standing. It never,fails to remove soreness  as well as lameness, and is an incomparable  pulmonic and corrective.  LAW   POINDS.  Ilight    to   apses'-    upon    'he   n������m.-'':'.inz  l-sniN of ,i person any purt of ilte aiii-utui  ��������� it ihe cumpeiiv;iti<ji) to lie paid liin, t-n  l.imN taken U\ appropiiatiun pr<it-������'������'d  'ng- or iin> pait of the costs ,iml i>i  peii<.e- iiM'iirred tlieteiti i<������ held, in < 'in  eimi.m 1.. and N. It. (J<������. vetsu^ -Jiin-'n-  ii.-iii 'O i    1..   II.   A. r>dli. to lie nn-n't-i nti-  ��������� 11111 a I  'file fail th:i! :i piiiehi'-e;- nl :��������� '"Hid  Hi]) i ��������� x < ��������� 111 >lon ticket 1> iiii.thlc lo te:iil,er  .write iiitil is not specially notified of the  conditions'.upon Mr is held, in \V.-t:s'n;  vs. Louisville and-N. : II. -Co. iTi-nn.-i.  U) I.. It. A. -I.")-I; in^ttilicipt't to telievp  liini   from.'the' eTfeel   of   -t' eotidition   re-  ��������� piirin^ the return'...part of .the ticket to  :>e staiiipeil <n order *.o bi- used.  Apbrcpriiition'.of-.public '-money, tc pay  ro the widow, heir? or legal rep resent a-  /ive.s' of U person who di^d 'in OfHce the  -;'al.:iry fur any unevpired part of his  ���������eriip i.������ held, ui opinion of mstices  Mass.i. 4!) "L. *R. A. ���������:"���������.(54.---to ��������� he wiihip  'he ���������power .of the .iesris'lature, where the  .nil-lie  ^<iod will   In1, served   hv  the grant  ��������� if .-iicli :i I'owiti'd.1 but riot whes-" the snly  ir.ililic ;i(J\-:tt)i:i!re is such <u- n'ny be in--  ��������� ie-ni  io tht; relief of a private citizen.  Minard's Liniment Cnres Disteumer.  In     order     to     prove  himself  self-  made,  man is willing   to admit   that  his ancestors were monkevs.  ������-  ll  rf you arc in the right keep a stiff  upper lip and time and circumstances will prove it.  Many a successful man begins at  the top of the ladder and goes down  ���������when he has business  in the cellar.  Mlnard's Liniment Cures Garget ii Cows.  Dream-land is the only land where  all men and women enjoy equal  rights.  15or  Answer.  "Oh. I waul, you to marry rhe. don't  you know,", said the exijuisite to the  plain Lvirl  ."Oh. yes, 1 no," she responded and had  io write it out for him sn he could yet the  'Y!l    force   of ��������� her    reply. ��������� Detroit    Frt-e  Good  Sliotn.  The British ancl I'.oers at rioters hill  were crouching bohiud bowlders scattered over a wide surface. . The moment a man on cither side oiutMjred  from bis cover ho was nt once the tar  get of the enemy's bullets. A ttner.  partly, it seemed., in bravado.' made a  sudden sally to join a'neighbor. An  Englishman, who had lotipf watched,  the rock und was becoming sick with  hope deferred, /took aim' and brought  the daring one do">\\i. So 'delighted  was he with his luck that he threw  himself on his back behind the shallow  shelter of bis bowlder and kicked his  heels into the air. In his transport his  heel rose above the rock,' as he- was  instantly made aware by a bullet  transfixing his fluttering ankle.  Do    not  loaded.  jostle a man when he is  Marrying  the   Adriatic.  After having been discontinued for  about a century, .the -ancient annual  ceremony of "mnfrying" the Adriatic  will probably be revived in full splendor next year.  Designs have been drawn for reproducing an exact model of the'handsome old world state galley, which was  the last used for the ceremony by tbe  Venetian' republic in 17D7. ��������� ���������  The municipality is enthusiastic in  supporting the project.  u Lioriffe-t ity  In   r'tiKlnnd.  "The    followim;    (nets    consequent  ���������pon a wager made by me n year ago  may   interest'', vmnc   of   your   readers.  The wager was that  I should flnrl recorded   in  your  obituary  columns  for  the year 1900 a daily average of live  deaths of persons who had attained the  age of SO years or   upward���������in  other  words. 1.3G0 for the ,\ear.    I find  1.8S2  instead of 1.r������(in. an average rather exceeding six -instead  of livc.c   The proportion   of   these r deaths   to   the   total  number of death;, advertised  is miiiio-  what between a lifth and a ^ixrh     The  chief 'death rally' oicuned in the ea:ly  months of the year���������namely. January  to May.    Ity far the most fatal month  was   January       Strange    to   say.   the  June and  July   totals  exceed  those of  December, thus nppareiul.\   adding au  other uail'to the codin of the now dis  credited adage that a green yule makes  a  fat churchyard " ��������� Letter  in  London  Times.         There never was, and never, will ( be. a  universal panacea, in one icnifdy, for all ills  to which flesh is heir���������the very nature of  many cuiafc'ves being such that were the  germs of olher and differently Toatcd diS;  eai-e& rooted m the .system, of the -rwitiont���������  what would lelicve one ill in turn would aggravate the other. We have, however, m  Quinine Wine, v,hen obtainable-ill a sound,  unadulterated state, ti remedy for many and  grievous ills. By its gradual and judicious  uf-o the frailest systems arc led inio convalescence and ttrength by the mfiuence-which  Quinine exeit* i.n nature's own restointivca.  It relieves the drooping spirits of thofco with  whom a chronic -.tate of morbid despondency and lack of interest in life is a disease,  and, by tranquilizina the ner\os. dispose^ to  eound and lefrcshiag sleep���������impartb \igor  to tiie action of Iho blood, which, being  ���������timulntcd. courtcs Ihroughout the veins,  fctrengthciiin������: the hca thy animal functions  of the system, theieby making activity a  necePKiry it suit, strengthening <he fntnio,  and giving life to the digestive organs, which  naturally <demand, increased . substance���������result, improved appelit'e. Northrop������fc,'Lyman,  of Toronto have given to the public their  ���������uperior Quinine Wine at tho usual rate, and,  gauged by the. opinion of scientists, this  wine approaches nearest xx*rfection of any in  the market.   All druggists sell it.  Instrument*, Drums, Uniforms, Etc.  EVERY TOWN CAN HAYE A BAND."  Lowest prices ever quoted. "Fine catalogu*. '  GOO illustrations mailed, free.   Write' us tor any* -  thine in Music or Musical Instruments.   -,  Whaley;Royce & Co., *^K^fflL'"\  ��������� *i$  '''.' f.  ���������jw^i^ci y^������f "^^e ^ mmn  ���������f-ft ,  "yI  ..91  BICYCLE -SNAPS-^r?^:tS '���������-*..  price list'of new and second-hand wheels.,',.'-.,  Special discountto dealers., We'also, want/ ^ ,  your repair work.   Send'repairs in now ,be-^? *;^ \,  fore the ruih.r We give special'and prompt;""/  attention to country orders. 0> Andre Arms .'' '���������  A Cycle Co., Winnipeg.   Suocefssors to Hys-  lopBros.      -���������   . ,**��������� ; ���������;     " -/:   ";/:,...',  Cl������k  ."*rn ���������������'  rr-     C-rif|  '(J    ^1  r^l  WHEELER & WILSON sewing machines  Rapidity. . Save- about one day in three.  Quietness and durability without noise or wear.'  General utility.   Best for all kinds of work.  243 Portage Ave., Winnipeg".   ' , c  United States Cream  >    Separators;  Perfect skimmers. Light running  a*d , easiest to -.wash. Will 'outlast  two of almost all competitors.' All  round the most serviceable and best  value. Everything needed in the  dairy kept. Write o for catalogues.  Shipments  of  fresh  butter wanted.  Wm: Scott, 2C*^NciPEGnue'   '  -i  -Txr^.ixrT-EnD-  Ac'ive, Energetic Agents to represent the  Old London Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of  Canada. Established 1859. Largest business  of any Canadian company in Canada. General business done on premium, note and  cash plans. Good agents can control tho  insurance of their district with this company.     Apply to  PBED.   J".    HOX.Ij-A.IsTID^  General Agent, Winnipeg.  MATDIMflUIAI ���������Gentlemen wishing  ITIAI nllflUniML to correspond with  or marry eastern ladies enclose-*������tamp for  particulars.   The Pilot, Winnipeg. * Box 619.,  PAUL SALA w.ha?ie  NO     PROHIBITION  to send your orders large or small to  Wines, Liquors  Winnipeg, Man., 546 Main Street.  Pure Native Port for Invalids, $1.35 pat gal., $ j <���������  doz. bottlei.  BcM Whiskey, fa.75. $3, $3 5������ P������" B*1- f6- fr-aj. tt  doz. bottles.  KnausM,   FncMOH ������mo Qcrman Spokkn.  BIG STRAWBERRIES  150 Plants post paid for $1  X. E. MALLOBV,  Pend for list.  iJ-LENHEIAl, ONIV  W.  N-.   U.  315  jU dsvnSns  fawn, fff- mems 'AfcAsf'fXZtf  j&t*v&> ^ yj~z . 2*i.'( <t'M'-iV������J^Gl^--*.WSrtJ^*i^���������Su*TM-l\>AAl^iMA.n**^������-j~i.  -r *.-*���������* rrJJ������������i*# -������ -  *.JF.. lii..r,Kcj^uJs^t.*j.-i4i7f4jsafvtitfrt m  ���������jmmmhocm<im������u������u������m������  - c  THE ' CUMBERLAND l\k\\ S  Issued. Every "Wednesday.  Wi B. ANDERSON,       -     -      -       El 1T0B  I  xlELIEF .FUND COLLECTIONS!  1 / -J     - r , >���������    ,  The columns of Tiik News are open to all  who wish to oxpre3s therein viewa ou matt  ' /  ersof public interest.  Whil^ we do m t hold  iursclves   res>ponvi-  ,ble for the ^ttuiducuo u, co   es^cn uuu, !.���������<���������_  teseive    uieVght    of   declining   to  insert  communications untiei-ps-* 1'ijy i"    ' ''���������'  W^DNJLSSDAY, MAY  8, 1901  FEEDING BY ELECTRICITY.  ���������j^ Up to Dntc Invention For Farm-  era Now on Tihil In Michigan.  ' ' A man named McNair has devised a  system of pasturing sheep by electricity, and experiments are being made  with it at the agricultural experiment  station of Michigan at Lansing. r In recent years nearly every town of any  Bize has been provided with an electric  generating plant,  and   frequently  the  ��������� wires an* strung along country roads  from town to town. This fact led .Mr  McNair fo attempt the use of electrici-  0ty on the farm. ��������� For sheep feeding he  devised a curious pen some l.~> feet  'square, built of wire and mounted on  broad, flat wheels. This pen is designed to run In any pasture, even though  It be hilly. ��������� Wires connect it with a  email motor stationed,at one side of  the pasture, this in turn beinij connected with the electric wires from which  power is derived. A turn of a. button.  and ,the pen slowly creeps across tht-  field.   This is the essence of the'inven  tlOn. >    '  [     r . .  Two lambs and part of the time au  old ewe have been pastured "in the pen  during the summer at  the station-at  Lansing.    The field is planted with Iu  cern, growing thick and  heavy .   The  pen Is so arranged that it- crawls the>  "full length(of tbe, pasture in one month.'  traveling about two/feet an hour.."' At  (  tbw  end   of  this  time   it   is   switched  around and travels liack again.    As it  moves the sheep eat "every'bit of the  fodder, eagerly cropping next the for-,  word ,slde of the pen as it runs over  new ground.    A bit,of canvas duck Is  bung over one corner of the pen so that  the'sheep may'be well' sheltered, and.-  curious as it may .seem, -they have be-  - come so accustomed to the moving, of  "the pen  that when  they  lie .down  to  Bleep they snuggle up close to the forward end of the pen so that they may  " lie as long as possible  without being  ..disturbed by the rear end of the pen>s  It creeps toward them.        ,     * i  When the pen has passed, the lucern  that has  been  cropped   by  the  sheep  ��������� grows up again, and by the time the  pen" has made its monthly circuit the  pasture is again in good condition The  advantages of this electrical' pen are  that the sheep'are kept from running,  ���������over, half eating and trampling down a  large, amount of pasture, and it keeps  the sheep quiet,'so that they take on  flesh rapidly.  Tbe Flockmanter's Inning:.  The only thing to ,do for the insatiable  American  taste  for  mutton   is  to  "take something'for it," a lamb chop  or a leg o' mutton, says The Breeder's  Gazette.    Comment has been  recently  made on the  capital   demand  at  this  market for sheep and  lambs,  inquiry  outstripping the supply" and absorbing ,  the enormous receipts with scarcely fl  ripple in the  market     From   Kansas  City comes a  complaint that packers  are unable to get sufficient supplies of  fat sheep to keep their killing plants in  operation to full capacity    So keen bas  been the demand for mutton that packers  have  been   obliged   to   enter   into  competition with feeders for the range  bred sheep that should by rights go into feed lots rather than to the sbarabies.   Now that the run from the,range  is   largely   over,   dependence   must   be  placed on the supplies  from  the  feed  lots, and it does not seem that the demand at that   market   is  likely   to   bo  met   All this comes from the increase  in the appetite of our people for mutton.     Packers   at   ICanwis   City   have  planned   to   increase   their   output   of  mutton if they can obtain tbe raw material.   ObserveYttie. situation: Last fall  so many sheep were going on feed that  conservative -heads feared  for the. future of   the  industry.     The   enormous  numbers that came from the feed lots;  during the winter and spring were licked up at satisfactory prices, and  now  .killers are competing with feeders for  sheep.    This certainly  argues the expansion and the permanency of the industry.,   it is merely the taste of improved  mutton that bas wrought this  revolution     Tbe public knows a good  thing'-svhen it tastes it    The industry  is   capable  of   considerable   extension  yet, a������d the man who breeds and feeds  ���������j^ood sheep Is very apt to come out winder.    ' ���������  Overripe Meat.  I The London Rural World answers a  question, "What can be done with  meat kept a little too long, but uot unlet for food?" and suggests washing,  I vinegar, borax, permanganate of pot-  lash and charcoal applied in various  i ways. We have always held that meat  j "kept a little too long" is not fit for hu-  itaan food and that it ought to be taken  LftH* &tt4 busiedU  ������   Si  S(imn;ary ^collections to   date.  i-roc-eds ot Prof. Payne's  l������ntt "Mainmerit....'..". . .$    72.00  -N'e-rr-*.   Jlicks and   Rig'gs'  (���������:��������� acct. j-ul'Sirip ion . ..     1S4 50  5 :! v-i t'ioii  A rmy, Van        27.90  Don a'ion r?��������� ���������  C :y vi iiu<*\i\nd  100.CO  'Citv ot N'elrun . ..:  250X0  Cily oi Westminster. .... 150 CO  ���������������   -        " -   , Yiu.cottvfcr.' 4 CO  .- ���������.:''>!-(��������������������������� ption?���������  , Ki'-ijiu.jris '..... 10.00  J-Uv.  J.'  X.    Willimer   ' '<  ,021 account  86.50  G-o. Ileiln-rbc'll. Hornby , IS   0  T. I-f. Piercy, Dt-nma n . . 4G 00  A. nlcKnifjht, on ac-t.. . 121.50  Mayor of   Vai.C"Uver. . . 245.25  Geo. MoLauyhlin,  U   B. 100'OU  rale of R. Strang's poems.  ' 6.50  In'addition the   following,  an-  t  ounts   have   been   paid   in to  the  Bank of Commerce, Nanaimo:   ,  Subscription", Free' Prees. .$ 214.30������  Donations���������  Citv of -Kamloops.". .'. . .9< '150.00  'Bank of Commerce.' ..'.���������.     200,00  '-Meppr::   lli.-fcs & Ri\ig$, subscription list $    64 00  -M-Mdnson, Union Bav...     196 50  ' SIochivMiners' Union ....       24 00  ^Nicholas May, Shopland..      '5 00  CitV of Pandon.'        50 00  i *���������  C ty of Kaslo     100 CO  .City ������f Cumberland.......     250 00  ���������Mt! McPhee's sub. lfct. . V.       4" 00  K. of P. Cumberland,......       25 00  M>. Quenrie", Nanai i.o ..10 00 J  Rev: W-:C: Dodds' -mh, li-t.^ - 189 50-  6 th Reg.Vun.Hand'Concert     65 00  Momer   s reet''Metho lift'  ..-  Church, Vancouver. ... 8 00  Lndysmith Wharf;Hands.���������"    5100'  Citizens of Fernie     710 00  Delta'.Municip-i "Qoun< ii..      /-0 00_,  Colonist SubFcrU tion List. 108500  Sircma'spoems. ....-*         3 50  Miss Bert rum's, Concert ..     122 50  F. Child's sub. li.-t       .51 00  J. P������. Holmes' sub list         9 50  'Dot" performance,  Cum-  '   herland  99 85  Subscribers  4 85  Nanaimo miners, &c, contributions '    1675 00  Bal, of McKnight's col.... $ 94 50  Col. at Colliery Office..... 774 25  J Graham, Denman  1 00  II C Lucas * 25 00  'Rev Win Hicks  42 50  J McPhee 28 50  Meth. Church Cantata  75 00  Revelstcke Concert  49 00  McLe.in's' sale of  Strang's  ' poem������  2 75  Colours; cheque  50 00  Mayor of New West  66 50  Royal Ta k,  Nanaimo... 18 50  Messrs. Hi- ks & Riggs. ... 20 00  By error in "Doi" item.. 30  vens  Ideal Rifle,  No. 44.  Price Only $10.00.  Made in all the standard calibers both Kim and Center Fire.  Weight about 7 pounds. Stand-  arid barrel for rim fire cartridges,  24 inches. For center-fire cart-  ridges, 26 inches.  If these rifles, are not carried in stook  by your dealer, send price and we will  send it to you express prepaid.  Send stamp for catalog describing complete line and containing valuable information to shooters. v ,  .  The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Co.  P.O.B01 .y  ,        CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS.  Y    , , \  t. '  i   ' ���������*      ��������� -  Sfcd tSSSi  m W$   fc-,j   u&  HIS' E S ' AIID ��������� IIF li' IB" S ������������ 1E S . ���������-1 ���������' -. - i  5H ! r-  McMillan -fur &������������������ wool co.";  EXPORTERS AND  l.'si^OP/.'El.-iS.  -'1  ������  Ti  A  AlJy  ni!*-    ��������� ������:1i������    'Aii..   i-itii" * li;   .".ii;.,..'i.'.-������ u-L'.if   Hsl&tf,. ,       -_    ,     -  '.-.-������:->'*:���������������*��������� Ho *''������? Ov.r' ,t?'-:r,'������wil.9;'p an*? S������������ f.ha'Vt'foiiw W<* ^s>yy^l _< i,,    ������ U\  Uiiioii VBrewery.  , ^ Fresh Lager Beef'7n the ptrovjnqe' .  STEAM    Beer,   Ale.   and   Porter.   ...  \ ..j;\  &       WK   W'A'NT Y</.iW     '������{  all ��������� 'v    (((i  ���������i'^l-'-.tM^���������'��������� .".:'*'������  (fli '      u    C   .,, . ft',      -  ,n       '    i  .       .OneThlnk at a Time.  ��������� One? troutiU'   with   too  many  poiiltry  kecpers 1h that tlu-y are trying to studv  too   many   plrnst*   of   the   subject   or  poultry kVc])iu}? at ,the same time    Tin-  result   is' that   they , make   rery   hIov---  progress in thein all. They do uot eon   ,  centrnte   their   thought \ audi effort, <-.  anj  one subject  long enoujjh and e:<:   ,  nestly enotisfli to enable th?m to'nvosi'': -  It.     They   spread   tlieiiLselvew' out    to..  thin',   nttempt ' too 'lunny   things   *tv.  accompliHh 'nothing  worth while  The   uovire.'thf  pers^u  who  eanm>-  , rljrhtly  be said to have a sntlsfaetoi-. <  workinj: knowledge,"bf the flenienta; ���������  tliin^  in  poultry'eiiltur".   whether  h ���������  is a bejrinuer or only n li>ersi������tent fail  ure.  will tiud it  worth a' trial at lea-1  to itrnore for'the time otlior -luestiou*-  ' :iml'tn:ike ati effort ti������ attain a ,tuaster>  ur some one matter iu poultry keeping ���������  -Farm 1'oultry.    "   .   ���������*  T.-tnl $8139.35  ���������Note���������\\rill the members  of the  executive ���������"committee.' please take  not:ce that the committee will meet  every. Briday evening in the City  Hall at 7:30 p. m.  J. B. Bennett, .  .      Secretary.  _ .���������o_ ��������� 'y  TO THE  UEAF.  i ���������     ���������   . -    .  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so. that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free. Addres No. 14517  The Nicholson Institute, 7^0  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  FOR SALE--A pure bred Jersey  bull calf.���������A. Urquhart,  Courtney, .  ������-A 'ro*ftrd cf $5.C0 will h- paid fer informal:on   .cr'.dir.g  to  rcmuiirn   o , jl  ptf=ons \>hholding or dc-Btnyin,-'an,y,   keg-Y nJ. s.gii.g   to  this  ci'mpony r  :  ;} J  y;yHKNI&::& "'  & CO,  Vyholesale    Wine   and   Liquor ; Merchants  \    ��������� ' ', NAN^IMO-.B- C;  ';'    .���������;"':���������  -i)  Dii ecti Import ^^  ';��������� * :-.   .   Vo-'-W h^t^.-rt ,Mc Kay, "Gia-pou Si'ecial.Sci.icli Whisky,   * ^ - - *  ' *   ,, ~'\t      }   j:. ���������>'.',NN.IjVV o\rCo, Dundee, lijtn'.t^et., j  1N .'<     ,'>'"     R. ,\lcN'ish'c\ Co!) JGl'nsyow, I).-. Special.  - Ai. Dimer-iid and Jamaica R-.m,  -,'       CiLiiucsv' Sun t;and Hjiss' Ale. /    -    -  Ficik li C< j-ii..c^ in tlie \eiy bi st qualities,  l'oii, Shcit\, Ciaitis, E'c,Eic.  ALWAYS ON'.HAND--A Carl, ad ol...'...  , , 'y(f  * j^j  ��������� * ������������������������������������*>  1  ~ uia  >' r'  "... V' f '  Hirsm    Wrlker    &.    Son's    hye  CGBBf&FCl.'11 ^ ; E SCI-ICI1ZI>.  Whiskies  I. O BOX 14.  v    rouJtry nnd  P������>fntt������e������.  ' I.nst ������������������prim;-< ������V ^������ ��������� ������������������xp^rlmont, 1  pl:iut������'ili my poultry yard."coutainln-;  oni'-fotirtli ot an iiciv.. to potntfifa. 1  h:iv������:.just. ^lu>;, ."���������<> l.-'ii/u-ls of .flut^pt-  tato������'S from this MuaiH*r acr������.v - I -il>:  notliiuu l������nt pin tit and diSY-thj*, pot:-.  tot't*; th������' Iu-uk did tht' rest-.-k-ojn c.  tin* buns. k������������pt ��������� the ground' fre������? from  WH-(iH, fprtillssod th������������ ������-"rop aud^ker  tho gronnd in fine condition,,--'so .tha'  I didn't m-t-d to cultivat������. The yloic  Is doubh' that on land adjoining, ua������.  the1 potatoes ntv entirely free fron>  Bcab. Seventy-flve henp occupied' the  quarter acre. When the pot.Moes wen  planted, a few whole potatoes wen  thrown Into the yard for the fowl.-  so that they had no need to dig out th.  seed potatoes. I think 100 hens coul;'  care for an aer#������ of potatoes to thei:  mntual benefit.���������IT. N. Clark in Fa.rn  Poultry.  UBS.     FEKCILLl. Nurse,     ll������.in  ch-aiiing ai <i W atliiui-    Mi,lnm    a in-nt.  * Fir-st Street, I'.mr.l  ,Jiand, B,-C.  \il  -?1  ,    ���������    i ���������   - HI  The Bai������l9 of ProiMa.  The bns!t������ of proilrn^ln poultry fcee-p-  Ing doeH not consist of nn ability to ni,'-  ure skillfully. It eoiiwists In the possession of a deti-rmlnntlon to do the  best that can be done under the 'circumstances. ' We have a letter from a  lady reader who tells us.ahe has been  doing the work of a farmer's wife, taking care of the babies and ' makin:',  more than $200 a year from her poultry. We feel sure this la a greater  profit than could be Khown by more extensive plants which are conducted  more for show than profit We know  a farmer who looks upon his Hock of  Leghorn hens as one of his most money making possessions because thoy  make him a profit of a dollar a heuJ  every year.  '' These two flocks are properly k^pt  because their owners take a perso tal  Interest in their welfare, and upon this  Is success founded.  We write these words to .encourage  those who. having a "'love for poultry,  think they have not the .-means to make*.  "a success'of poultry keeping, there's  no business where a little money can  be invested and make such large returns as to Invest It in a few. hens.  They may be kept on a small area, fed  at little cost, and the market is always  hungry for the products of the poultry  yard.  No amount of reading books and papers will make a good poultrymnn unless one begins with a love for poultry.  With that as a beginning and a desire  to succeed one is in pretty bad circumstances who cannot manage to extract  pleasure and profit from a flock of poultry, however cramped he may be for  room.  Whoever has as much as a quarter  of an acre of land at his disposal may,  if he will, keep enough poultry to make  It worth his while to take up poultry  keeping provided he is interested in the  business.���������American Toultry Journal.  r}   mm*. -  LO'JS2FOi,,..-*ALE,  ml5ni3  Apply to,  ;L.gW. NUNNS.  PKFOI1E BUl'ING '^  A  Gun,   ^  Eon   uk. RiPle,  'Ammunition  Or anything in the  Sporting Line  CALL AND -SEE  O.H. FJEGHNEIi,  Of Cumberland.  o   He Con Save  You   Money   on all  Purchases.  HOME CROWN  Fruit and Ornamental,  Trees,  Roses,  Shrubs. Vines, Seeds,'  Bulbs, Hedge Plants.  Extra'choice'stock of Peach, Apricot,  Plum, Cherry and Prune Trees New  importation of first-das?' Rhododendrons,  Roses, Clematis, Bay Trees,'etc. 8n,o������.o  to choose from. No agents or commission to pay. Orders dug in one day, you  can get it the next boat. No,fumigating  norinspection charges. I carry a com -  plete line of bee supplies.  Greenhouse plants, seeds, agricultural^ implements, etc Largest and  most -complete stock in the Province.  Send for catalogue.  M. J, HENRY  VANCOUVER., B. O;  WHITE LABOR ONLY.  ti  i - ,  -:J  :  VICTORIA COMOX   KQl-TE.  ' Y <��������� - .  Taking   Effect Tuesday,   Oct.   16th,   ���������  1900.  S. S "City of Nanaimo.*:  Sails ftom Victoria Tuesday, 7  a.m. for Nanaimo and: Way ports.-  Sails, from   Nanaimo,    Wednes-"  day   7 a-, m.,   for   Union-Wharf/"  Comox and Way ports.  ��������� Sails frr-m Comoxk and Union  Wharf, Thursday 8 a. m.- for Jfa-  naimo andt Way ports.  Sails from   Nanaimo, Friday  4 ,  a.m. for Comox and Union   Wharf  direct.-  Sails from Comox and Union  W7harf,Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaimo  direct.  Sails from Nanaimo, Saturday  6 a.m. for Victoria and Way ports,  ' j  FOB Freight  tickets   and Stat*  ro^m Apply on board,  GEO. L. COURTNEY,.  , Traffice. Manage  Sack Diamond Nursery  QUAHTER WAY,WellingtpnRoad  HITCPESDH 1 PERRY,.  20,000 Fi-uit Trees to choose from.  Largo Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Sh*rul)S and Evergaeens.  Small Fruits  in   Great   Variety.  4  Orders   by' mail   promptly   attended to.  ai2fco P. O. BOX,  190.,  70 ACRES of timothy and clover  pasture, the best in B. C, pleuty of  fine water; cows $1; horses $2 per  head per month. Bring your stock  Address, S, H, Fobd7 Sandwick, ^  'RPORA^ION OF THE  (ft Of/CUMBMAND  n  I  /  H "/ '      i "    O PROVIDE for  theeaily, closing  I ret/il or wholesale shops-, -loret, or  ehouses    in- which    the   following  .Is a/e offered for sale within the Ciiy  limoerlahd.'Groceries,   Drv   Goods,  Is Aid  Shoes,    Clothing,   Men's   or  Is   Furnishings,    Hardwaie, n House  Kfehings, Stoves,, Flour aacwFced. ~  liereas a-J,application in writinf- has.  ['-received by the Council ct :ne Coi-  _l" '* '  ���������lion   of   the' Cuy of   Cumberland  |i> rprp.wed by  ion   of   the' Cuy of  ,by more than three-fourths  of the  iters of shops    within    the    n.unic-  " belonging ip the. classes   of retail  'Jolesale Grocer- aud dealers   in Drj  'is,'Boots and Shoej;, Clothing. Men's  loys1 Furnishings, Hiniwarei    Hou*  Mailings, Stoves, Flour and Feed, foi  Larly dosing of the same as hereinf.  nde ei inined.  I'd wherea's under'the "Shops ,R<.;fei.-  [is Act, 19 io,"' the Councii' oj tl.e  loration ot'theX'ity of Cumberland is  Ijwered upon rtieiv ng %aiv app tea-  signed to pa:>> the by law mman-  Ijlereiiiaiier appearing/;       * ,  "*'  leVefore, the Mi.ncipal Council- of  Corporation oi <lie Cuy   ot' Cumber  jje'nacts as follow i: .     J*.   '      ���������' &  <>     * - -    .  ������Froin and afier theist-.day'ofiApril,  .'"all bhops, stores   or warehouses ol  ^lass'jr classes ol (irocenes , or deal\  ��������� Dry' Goods^.  boots   and   Shoes'  'Ving* 'MerisYand  IJo>s   Furnishing'  li'S.-Flour and'Feed   within . the Mull  '       ,  ���������      ~       i.' ^ +        -      .,-   '  lalily-bf the CiiyolCumberland shall  id each oi them- >h.ill   be   and   re           9  Our fee returned if Wfafl.. Any one sending sketch and description of  ' any invention will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability- of same.   "Hov to obtain a patent" sent upon request; ^I?atents?  secured through us advertised for sale at our expense.  ,     ��������� _-,��������� ',,���������'..'.    "y  Patents taken out through us-, receive special notice, without, charge, in  The Patent Record, an illustrated and widely1 circulated journal, consulted  by Manufacturers and Investors*''      ���������    "'  Send for sample copy FREE*   Address, '  VICTOR J. EVANS & CO.,  ������  (Patent Attorneys,)  EvmnmBuilding,     -     WASHINGTON, O. C.  NOW IS THE  'closed on each and  everyday'' be-  1 six (6)-qf the clock in the evening  ch davVnd^fiye '5'of,.,the*clock in  lrenoon ol,ya������. Ii.ext following day  i^the follo������On*^;^<*epti<������ns: On Sat-  [ys and^ritfttirg/.tfie Usi_.six.een (16)  Fin the ift&VftlVfof Decefaiber-and also  Ilays. irnnYedi.uely preceding'thc foi-1  IW\liiyV^iiaiiit.l\: a\ew Yens Da-;  |J KVidi\,'tlit-24 11 ui^May',, D  IDaw L .L.wi-Da.,   auci   Llianksi  omin  aiiciv Thanksgiving  |)Vd>ihe siid clas-^ or clashes of shop.-J  m       \ *   *      * T       r -/���������'-*' -'* I  11'*��������� or ,'oiehoi'sesi;' retail,or whole  IjCr .1 cues 01 deaieis in Dry Good*,  Jts* an J Slujeb, *,Clothing,- Men's, and  J-uiiusliim*--', "H irdwai'e,. Hou>e.  liishiugsj Stoves, Fl*iur and' Feed  be and'remain closed from eleven  tof the clock in the evening_,of tl.e  '���������* hereinbelore mentioned as'excepted  |.'e.y:    Saturdays, the week da\s dur-  l^ne last 16 dav> in tne   month of De-  I.. *  n-er, and the df/>s immediately- pit-  ting the follow ing days:' New Year-  T, Good-Friday, the 24ih'of May Do-  |'on Day, Labor -Day and, Thanks  |;ig Day until hve (>) of the clock, in  [forenoon ol the following day.  \ This by-law sh ill take effect on the  'lav of April 1901.  Any person found guilty of   any in-  I'.ionof any of the piovisions   ot   tbi->  |;W shall be   liable ��������� upon conv ction  ;fore to a fine   not   more   than  fifty  [jars, and   not Jess' than   twent\-five  l'a'rs with the cost of prosecution   and  ���������jefault of*pavment   or   sufficient   dis-  ;��������������� therefor to impri^iininent for   a pei-  not exceeding twenty one days.  ���������' This by-law may .for all purposes be  d as   the.gererar merchants. .''Early  sing By-law, 1901."������������������  1' ��������� -   '  jead the 1st time^Slh March 1901.  '.ead the indjiime 19th March 1901.   '  ���������ead the.3rd time 22nd MarcU 1961.  '^considered,, adopted     and    finally  led by the Council this   25th'  day   of  'rch'i9oi.  Jas. A. Carthew,  Mayor.  R'urence \V. Nunns,  City Clerk.  (!A.NTED���������Capable, reliable  per-  \\ in every  county   to. represent  [rge  company  of solid  financial  imputation; $936  salary  per year,.  |.yable weekly; $3 per '. day abso-  Ijiely- sure and, all expenses;  l^aight. bona-fid6, definite   salary  [''commission; salary paid each  feturday and expense money ad-  f.need, each week. Standard  pusE, 334 Dearborn, St., Chicago.  The most northerly^papr.r published   on ihe Island.  SUBSCRIPTION,   $������.00   A    YEAR  V  ALL KINDS OF  Genuine extract of vanilla is soft  Kid mild. Blue Ribbon vanilla is  [lie. only genuine extract of vanilla  m. the market.  JOB  WORK  DONE AT REASONABLE RATES.  I  KURTZ'S OWN  KURTZ'S PIONEER-  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  ���������i  KurtzCigarCo  1  Vancouver, B. C.  y   '    , , -. .  Espimalt & Nanaimo Ry.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th; 1898.  No. 2 naily.  '   A.M  De. 9:00 ....  "P9:23 ....  '"    10:9 ..  ,    ,   .7.. 1-  " 10.37..  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  . 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J*" Iv.  ^���������^ "  ".J  ^  1^7-, ���������  t      t      "  .(>--  .������.}  -,' '-J. >  "���������       4,  w  ���������_*^        J ���������v.  ty������\  "   t'1  * vA  -  _. v,ii-  ~-t t������  *.������.  -���������-- *-��������� 1  -  va *  ^  c   ^1  w   *���������"  -  '  ^  ^  V    t  ���������>v\  ^3-T     1  , 4"*''  j     -"r|  -1 Jl  '-  *     -  1  1  1         -        -J"w  z,&  1       ���������������       *   ^3  >  ^Irl  -;r .-��������� ��������� iii*...  \. If-  ' .. ,  *������������������  3fc  -*  That  Lossing Cal  ��������� ��������� ���������  ,   BY T. C. DBAN.  ae :   Elizabeth's*' letter, , like many other  well-intended efforts for (lie reclamation  of depraved human nature, never boi'O  fruit. AVhen next she heard about her  cousin, it was through reading1 in a  newspaper that, he. himself, had been  murdered���������shot by his friend, Jack Sailer, in a Rambling ,row. Sailer wnf exonerated by the courts on (he ground  of self-defence, but he did not long survive his murdered friend, boim- talo-u  off by delirium tremens, a mouth or two  afterwards.  And this is the irony of fate aud-pai't  of God's unalterable laws. ���������'Wluitsnever  a man soweth that shall he also reap."  "When Elizabeth ai'i-ived once,more in  the north she found a keen disappointment and* a pleasant .surprise awaiting  her. The disappoint merit was in her  fa flier's condition, lie had aged con ,  sidei-ably, and looked little better than  n physical wreck. I Ter pleasant surprise was in the fact that her 'father  <lid not evince very keen disappointment.  **or ehaijr'n over the annulment* of her  encasement with the younger 'Claymore.  Fho had written him :: week before she  left the south.* that ' 'ie wedding had  been indefinitely" postp.-nod, and she wa.-  prepared for a painful scene when she  and her remaining, parent again met.'  but the scene never took place.  . "My <dear'daughter, ���������! am so glad you  are home again. I missed you so much,"  ��������� was his greeting, ''and how was it you  said Sir. Claymore did* not. marry eacn  other? You did not tell me why in your  'Setters,,Elizabeth?"  "I suppose it was because we did not'  like each other, papa."  "Do you "mean to  (ell-me he did  not  like* you,   Elizabeth?"   ���������  < VI mean to tel! you, papa, that  T .lid  not like him."  "Well, well." said Lossing, as if-musing to hihiself,"who would have dreamed  it. I think you must be very hard to  suit. I don't think you will ever marry,  Elizabeth."  "I-don't think I ever shall, papa. .1  w^aht to be always near you now,though  if you were a young man, or an, old  man, and not my papa, I should marry .  -jou if you'd ha\;e me, to-night. Though  I'd much rather- have' it as it 'is, and  have you as a papa." And in these  touching words which came from an  overflowing "heart, much ofMhe grammar  taught in Ladies' Seminaries was not  tho ught 'Of.  Lossing' sat' down by  there was.no mistaking  proud light in, his eyes  daughter, with him once  lieth," he said, softly,  more .like your mother  lier   side,   and  the new* glad,  al   having  his  more.     "Elisa-  '���������you  are getting  every  day."  "Papa, I'm not gelling a bit like my  mother."  '"Why. Elizabeth?" ������  "I'm uot; so there. Because you  would do anything for mamma, and you  will/lo nothing for  mc."  "My dear daughter."  "Tt'" qu'i" truo. pap-.i. D*-!i'l" try to  -deny it. Here I've been wanting you  to teach me the higher branches of  ���������music, and you know I can pay you well  for  it.  and you will not  indulge  me."  "Why, Elizabeth, I've invited you to  start several times,  but you will not."  "Not in this country, papa. You know  I want to go to the lands of Lisat,  ���������Mozart, and Wagner, whore I would  ���������have inspiration at each sitting. I  -would give j-ou a thousand dollars a  ���������year and your expenses, papa, and that  3; more than yqu are making here.!'  "Sly dear child, are you so very much  Bet on goin,g to these distant countries?"  "I am, truly, papa."  "Then I will go with you, and we will  pack rp in the morning aud be off. And,  Elizabeth. Switzerland i������ a lovely pla'ee  at this time of the year. F would like  to go there first."  "To Switzerland we will go. papa."  und Eli"'.r.bcth laid d->wn that night  with a pladnes-- in bee heart, that it bad  not  know  it  for many years.  Both were early astir iu Che morn-ng,  Siappy in their new relationship Tin-  fglit Elizabeth bad waged incessently  for years past wis-, won at last. .Never  ;ii:ain should her fa I her suffer want.  And. when the day was in its vigorous  prime, they left tbe city behind them"  with its riches."poverty and cares, and  steamed out towards Llie/great beyond  where the sun of joy would smile upon  thorn in their gender mid more lovable  companionship.  CIIAPTE.it .IV.  ���������EUZAUETH    SKKKS     K.VOWr.KDGl-:     OK    1IKK  MrXK.  An interruption came to the pleasure  Elizabeth found, in her father's ; com-  .panionshp. '���������'���������/.. *   '  It reached her at the end of their  ���������first year's tour 'neath the sunny skies,  ���������of Switzerland and other lands.  It came to.her in the shape of a letter  from the lawyer to whom she had entrusted her business, when she and her  father left' the domain of the Stars and  ���������Stripes; this lawyer was not Mr.Jaffrcy,  ���������Mi.-, jutiroy having gone to Prance on a  Hussion  for the  U.  S.  Government.  The letter informed her that the  revenues from her main possession���������the  "Eagie Bill" gold mine, in California,  had undergone a change of late, anil  wei-e, in fact, failing fast, owing princt-  ���������pady to tlie incapacity of the manager  ot the said mine. The lawyer wished  ber to sign and return to him a document for tlie said manager's dismissal,  crce.  e;i ;i  ahead,  an 1  <how  THE   CVNIC.  'are well behave  opportunity   to  d owing  be  any-  Lots of .-people  to their lack ot  thing else.  VI very woman b?s a suspicion that the  dressmaker kept enough of ber goods to  make her own children a dress.  Thi"-, is. the season when, a girl puts pink  tissue paper over the light globes in the  narlor and imagines it looks like fairy  land.  If a woman-has ever kept boarders she  is recognized as the authority at church  socials on.how much milk������"d oysters to  ������������������allow."       ���������'���������'���������������������������   - ���������     .-    - . ���������       .   "  Fires  In   New   York.  Fires in all parts oi' New York city  are most common between Sand !) p. ni:  and are least common between the  hours of G ancl 7 p. in. Between f> and  6 in the morning there are very few  fires: between (> and 7 there are the  fewest, but after 7 o'clock the number  steadily increases until 0 o'clock at  night, when a rapid diminution begins,  tbe increase being again resumed at 7  o'clock.  which in  a  blank form he, the lawyer,  had enclosed.  This said letter settled a matter which  in au indefinite shape had remained in  Elizabeth's mind for about a year."  II er father's sister's husband (who  wa.s then a widowerj owned a mine in  Cidiiorna, adjacent to the Eagle Bill,  and this gentleman, whose name was  (.Godfrey, had a lovely daughter, mimed  El.-ie, who had been a,., class-mate of  Elizabeth's some years before. Elizabeth had often promised to -visit Elsie,  but her love tor her father's cotrpani >n-  i-hip had hitherto prevented it. Now  that she had to turn her attention lor a  time, to her own mine, she resolved to  pay the oft-promised visit to Elsie, and  at the same time, personally inspect her  own. i>o.sscssion. Accordingly she ar-~  r.-iuged with her father that he was fo  go on to Florence, in Italy, where she  would join him the following autumn,  wi-ote to her lawyer that she would  defer signing her manager's dismiss.il  for a month or two, and in a few weeks  found herself ,back to ber own native,  country. <-  After she had' been taken as near to  the Eagle Bill as the train could take  her she had still before her a drive of a  couple of dozen miles, over the rough  trail  which led to "Darcie's."  "Darcie's" was the name of the, place  which boasted of a half-dozen hamlets  iu the centre of this mining region.  These hamlets comprised the saloon  kept by Darcie (the .most, important of  the bunch), the postoffice, the store, the  trading "post" and the1' Governme.it  office.  'Godfrey's mine. "The Sure Footed  Colt," was- distant from "Darcie's"  some two miles,, and Elizabeth had arranged by letter with Elsie for the latter  to be there on Friday evening to drive  hei   over.    - ���������        ,   "      *   -  But   Elizabeth  had  made much better  tune   than   she   had   expected, both   b/J  stage and train,  and it was ,on  Friday  noon in.stead of Friday evening that she  arrived at "Darcie's."  The country had taken on its beautiful  vesture of June, and the landscape, was  lovely in its bloom and incense, so Elizabeth, who was passionately fond of the  glories of nature, decided to walk over/  to, Godfrey's rather than wait for the  drive-in the evening.     ' .  The young man who held the numerous offices of barkeeper, porter, stage  clerk, etc.. etc., at. the saloon, was on'y  too eager to do" her ' the' kindness of  pointing out to her the way over to  Godfrey's. But I am afraid his atten-  - tion .was so fixed' ou the fresh bloom of  .Elizabeth's face, ���������that his description "���������>������  the way' she was to take suffered  thereby.  How beautiful the world looked to  her that afternoon. The sky was of the  purest azure, and filled the .void above  the earth with its dreamy-beauty. In  the still .woods the vines formed themselves" into monster" mosques, in which  one could fancy that dryads held midday banqu'ets free from the cares of  this life. The flowers bloomed everywhere in profusion, and here and there  brooks flawed through the level patches  of the land, their A-oices dispelling the  solitude of the trees, and inviting the  feathered chorus to join them in their  serenades. Through valleys here and  there, to the right of the woods, Elizabeth saw rivers flowing, with the lakes  beyond, over the slumberous bosoms of  which large birds met in play.  "Oh! how lovely everything is!" the  girl mused to herself, "and what a pity  sin and pain and' hatred are in the  earth."  Suddenly she emerged from the woods  and came, at the same moment, to an  immense ravine, Avhile beyond, straight  away in the distance, stretched a lovely  low valley. She knew at once at the  sight of this that she had lost her way.  tor this scene was not in the directions  she 'had received.  Listening intently, she fancied that to  tin right of her she could hear the fair-t  sound of an axe. To this she turned  and soon fame to where a young mm  \i ith a pale, sad. yet refined face, with  ir.rge, frank blue eyes, was hewing pickaxe handles from some small timber  which he had cut clown.  "Good afternoon." --she said, in her  liank manner. "I'm afraid I have lost  my way. Could you tell me the direction I am to take to lind Sir. Godfrey's  mine."  "With pleasure," he  replied, dropping  his>  axe,   and  coming towards  her  with  the easy grace of a genileman.    "If you  will  permit me,   I   will  show  \o'i  to the  clearing about five hundred \ arils  Vou will then have to ford u  alter   that���������well,    f   think    I  you  Mr; Godfrey's qua iters."  To be  Continued.  Do Not Trifle  with danger���������and remember  every cough or cold means  danger.  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  will cure your cough or cold  at once. It will heal, and  strengthen your lungs.-' It is  a safeguard for, you' always.  Take it at the first indication  DIVISION  OP   CHINA.  THE FORTIONOF TERRITORY THAT  GREAT BRITAIN WOULD LIKE-  ������:.  THE   RICH  ,YANGTSE   VALLEY.  of  a cough  or  cold.  Rev. Mr.  Patton of Toronto writes :    " I  used two bottles of Shii.ok and talce'pleasuie  r    '      in recommending it..  There is nothing lilce it  - (or cough, throat andHlung trouble.  >- Shllofi ������ Consumption,Cur* In sold by all  druggists ia Canada and United. Stater* at  BSc, AOc. Sl.OO a bottle.' In Great Britain  at Is. *tl., 2s. 3d,' and 4s. 6d. -A printed  guarantee goes with every bottle. If you  are not satUfled go to your druggist and  get your money back.  Write for illustrated book 'on Consumption.   Sent  without cost,to you.   S. C. Wells & Co.. Toronto,-  Lord Charles Ueresfrird Gives the Reasons  l'*or TIiis'Pr������fer<sii������e���������Britain's Enorm-  ons Preponderance in the Trade 'ef  Shanghai"��������� Yangtse Valley  Territory in China ��������� Somo  Details. ' ������  the    Best  Speaking  . , Titnld   Wo urn ii.  Cii!!c>ns , Brnre.  There is au V si root real, estate'man  whoso pretty' home is iu "one of-tlie  1,-lensantest streets iu tho older part of  town. Ho is just -an ordinary man,  with, no particular sympathy for'the  tears of ner.vous womon; ho has. been  married l������"5������years. and'his'wifo is,orie  of" those womon f,\vho fairly revel'i'ri'all  sorts of pfiinl'urimaginings and frightful forebodings. She always .makes  her will when sho starts on a journey,  and she never fails to forgive all her  enemies before she trusts herself, be-,  liind any kind of a horse. There has  not been a.n'ight in all the 15 years of  her married1 life that she hasn't either  smelled smoke or heard,burglars. * Last  .week,'in the.'middle of one-night, the  husband felt the'familiar, pinch "which  for 15 years hascalloused'his arm.4- He  heard the familiar voice say the same  old words:  '���������Oh, Charles! Do get up! I smell  smoke!"   ' N  As usual, for after 15 years of that  ^sort of  thing even   an  ordinary   man  learns not tb.���������arguo with,a woman, he  climbed obediently out of bed and went  to the window.   The street below was  .full of people, aud a fire engine was  .puffing away at'the corner.' '     , \  iyOh.rCha'rles!" called the wife.   "Is  the .house on firo?" > ,       " :  Fifteen   years "have   made r Charles'  feelings as callous as'his arm." -    '  "Yes." said he brutally: ���������'thank goodness the house is on lire-at last. Now  perliaps you'll stop, worrying."  CIGAR  real  LA "TOSCANA/'gSESMS  SHE-WAS  PLAIN WITH HIM.  ,\nnt Sally Gave the Minister Something to Think About.  Two women in the early part of the  last ceutury lived in .Virginia: They  were* noted for their common sense,  f/nd many of their sprightly sayings  are quoted and enjoyed to this day.  They were both Methodists, and their  house was a place of resort for the  clergy of that denomination. Of one  of tho women, known as Aunt Sally,  the'following story is told:  'She had a black silk dress which she  was accustomed to "slip on when she  attended church. It seems that once,  while conference was being held near  hor house, a Methodist minister who  Lad enjoyed her hospitality aud was  saying goodby ventured to remonstrate againsjt her use of costly apparel.  "Well. Aunt Sally," said he. "you  have been' very kind to me and niy  wife during our stay at your house,  aud wo appreciate your kindness. We  shall never forgot it. But. my dear  sisti'r. before parting with you I must  say tliat it has troubled my wife aud  myself very much to see you a devotee to the fashion of the world. I  noiitv with pain that you wear your  silk divas every day to church, contrary ro the rules of our order, and I  hope that hereafter .'you will refrain  from such a,.display'-of worldly' mind-  eduess.' 1 also- hope you will pardon  me for calling your attention to it."  ���������"My. dear brother." said Aunt Sally.  "I did uot know that my plain black  silk was troubling anybody. It hangs  up there behind "the door, and as it  Heeds no washing'it is always ready to  slip ou when company comes or when  I : go to church, and I find it v.e'ry  lntndy. . ���������'  "But. my dear brother, since you  have been plain with me I must be  plain with you. Since you and your  wife have been staying here I and my  cook have some days had to stay at  home and be absent from church because we were.'; doing ��������� np the white  dresses of. your wife that she." might,  look well at the conference. Pardon  mo for explaining., and when you..and  vour wife come this way call again."  Lots of women will give up easy  joljs and good salaries for the sake  of working all the rest of their lives  for their board and clothes.  Some     people   are   known  by  their  intentions and others by their woeks  Should China be divided between  the powers England ', wants the  rich and'- populous Yangtse Valley.*  Lord'Charles Beresford gives tho reason' for this preference in two lines  at tho head of a chapter devoted , to  Shanghai in his book on,China. He  sa.\s-    '���������������������������.''  ' , ''���������The total  tonmige of shipping eh-r  turcd and closrod in Shanghai"! in 1SD7  was'7,960:67-1.   of   'Which    -1,591,851  whs  Uritish." ' '  English trade predominates , in the  Yangtse valley, and l-'ngland naturally desire's Lo control the territory  for  commercial   reasons.  As the, Yangtse river _ represents  the, best natural means of transportation to the interior, 'so a-lso is,'the'  Yangtse-valley the best territory in  China, "-from >the'"standpoint '/"of Va  trade-seeking "nation. -Itfeginning aVt  Shanghai' at the' mouuft' of'the river  the best and most important, cities  oi the,, nation with but ,a* [few .exceptions, liev along the banks "of Mhis  great waterway'.'"Tlie largo* share of  foreign   trade" of  China  which  Shang-  /'���������tA  OX   THE   "YAXGTSK   KIVEK   ABOVE  HAXKOAV.  to     its  largely  the   great  hai   controls   is   due  position 'tit. the  mouth   of  artery   through  which'trade Hows  to  and from  Chiinv���������the  Ya'ngtse-Kiang.  Transportation   iir**bulk   in  China     up  to  the  present  time having been    almost- exclusively     by  water,  and  the  Yangtse being navigable by steamers,  and junks  for more than 2,000 'miles,  thus reaching, Che most-populous productive-and   wealthy ��������� sections   of -Uic  country, naturally a .very l'&'rge shaye.' ,  of the foreign commerce enteringjand^'  "leaving   that  country  passes   thrpUgh?  ^hangh'ai,   whbre  foreign     merchant's.},  bankers,   trade  representatives,   trade"  facilities; and. excellent docking     and  steamship     conveniences  exist.      The  lines   of     no  less  than  eight      great  steamship companies centre at Shanghai, where .they land freight and passengers  from  their fleets     of     vessels^  which are counted0by hundreds, while  the     smaller 'vessels,   for   river    - and  coastwise   service,  and     the      native  junks   are   counted  literally   by   thousands.  '1 he Yangtse from Shanghai westward to Hankow, a. distance of oS2,  miles.-- is navigable for very* 'large  steamships that are capable of coasting as well as river service. Hankow,  which with its suburbs has nearly a  million people, is the most important  of the interior cities, being a great  distributing centre for trade to-all  parts of central and western China,  and thus-<: the river, trade " between  Shanghai and Hankow is of itself  enormous, while the coastwise trade  from Shanghai. both to the north  and south, and that by the Grand  canal vto -Tientsin.",-the -mbst impo'r- .  *��������� L-   tant-city of northern China, \s    also  very large. Prices  of lands-ani rentals have "increased with greatVapid-  it>  in the past few years, rentt having ' increased from 30  to '   100 \ per  cent.,   ancl   the  enhanced  cosrt  oi living   is   placed   by   competent.   judges  from '20 to HO per cent.       These   advances" are  due it is said,  to the Vapid   increase  of  maniifajctuijing  industries, at  that  point',   by  which",     eh-  plo.Mnent  has  been given' to  a larg;  number     of  people     at ("be'tter  wages  than   ever     before. "The   local   cotton  "mills   during     1S97 .and   1898 '  wereV  woi king night and. day',  the   jiumber^  of  spindles   having  been,/increased  to  the full, capacity of the various   .factories, while other manufacturing- es-  tablishnients     were  also  pushed      'to  their * utmost- capacity.'    The   number  of   steamers   entering   the.    port       of'  Shanghai  in ,1S97  was  no less     than'  :2,SSS.   with   a,, tonnage .of   :J,805*. 44.0'"'  .Avhile the sail vessels numbered 3,^18'  withr a   tonnage  "of  :i',97H,0iiS.  '' (.Thc  total  number of''vessels  entering and  clearing during  the year was 12,-187,  or  more   than  1,000  per'month.   Thr* <  foreign     imports     'which     in       1S91  amounted   to       77,y36;115     haikwan 6  taels  (value of taeliii 1891,    $1.27),  amounted-    in  ! 1S9S* lo   131,11-1,307-'  haikwan 'taels ,(value.of/tael  in   1897;   >  78   centso).'.The ,'nati'vo   produce/   im- r  ported amounted' to   17,000.000  taels  iii  1891      and  55,000,000     taels    ' in-'  J'S'.)7.     "       , "tf /      i--'   '  ��������� "   , -    "  <  Along, the     hanks  of   the ,   Yangtse;  river   are   the   important' commercial"  cities   ancl   treaty ports   or, Soochow',  Chiukiang,      Xa'nking.    vWuhu,   ', "Ivin- -  . kiang.      Hankow,.   , Yochau/, ,   Shasi.  Echang*  and   Churigang., Of '.these     b'y-,-,  far  the  most/important  is'tf-lankow./  it   is  5S2'    miles   from   the/ , ocean,-���������"  and' is  reached  by'lines  of���������large, sea- .;  -worthy  steamers'. '. Designated '   as     a  "'treaty port  in' the--treaty of  18,58 ������ ,it<s  ���������was  nonopened, until   1S01.      Jl.t,    is,,  splendidly,    situated,      in   the,       very  heart ,.of. the <,country.  'inf'the..centre  of a network of rivers -and  lakes" unsurpassed  elsewhere,  and.-   ,with     iis-  fsuburbs, ,'has  a*' population' of'.nearly  1.000.000?''  while     the,.province    ^of^  Hupeh," of   which Yi.it* is  the* capital, ,  has   a      population     of'* 22,000,000:  while  jNgannhci,   which  adjoins-it   on  the. east,     has'a  population   of r 20,- '  000,000;   Honan,', on   the  north','   22,-"'  000,000;. KiancrSc;  or  the south.;*24.-''  000,000,   and, Hunan,   on  the ��������� sotuth-,:  west/ 21,000,000,-all-.,of-them  acces-,-  "sible,    by     the ��������� waterways,   .-natural '!  and   artificial,   of   this, section;-, i The ..  gross, value  of the "'trade of HankoW;1  in   '.189.7-   exceeded that of/-* any. pre-',  vious year by,.-nearly- 8,000.000- haile- t,  wan     t^els,   the  imports  of'    foreign,*,  merchandise alone amounting'to 23;'--1  000,000  haikwan-'taels;  against ol9;'r "���������  000,000  haikwan ,taels   in.l,Sv)5:  "*    ,Y*  Practically   all 'th'e"inipdr'tsvofrfor-  *  eigii  goods     readied  Hankow- ', from'  Shanghai and. other ports- of v" China, ���������'.  where   they .have   been .entered , ."aud -'  duty/, paid,'the valiie of/thatlmp^orUY.';^]  .e*ij'diroct> Jrcnn   countries   being     but"'   '  Ji75,000   -haikwan   taels:  The  impor-  ������tai"y:e ��������� of  Hankow   is  rapidly  increasing" by  reason of  the proposed,     construction     ol" a raiiway'linu or lines  to  connect     it with Pekin     at >   the  north   aud  Canton- at  th'e south.      A  line     has     already   been ..constructed  from   Pekin     southward    past    Tientsin 'tot Glinting by a Itugsian" 'company,     wh^e     another     is  projected  from  Glinting to  Hankow by  a Belgian  company, .and ,from  Glinting to  Hankow  an     American   company     is  proposing  to  build  a line.  This will  put Hankow in direct railway .   communication     with   j Canton     at  . .the  south   of     China  arid'Pekin  at'     the  north,   Avhile   it  will  at     the      same  time  be  in  direct, water  communication   by     numerous     lines   of     large  and   swift     steamers  with  Shanghai,  the greatest port of the country, and'  lying almost  directly east of it.     At  the west it ia already in direct water communication     with    the largest-  and     most     populous     province      of,  China,,   Szechuan.   which   alone  has   a  poi*ilation   of  over   65,000.000,-*   and  is one  of the most productive      and  important of  the sections  of interior^  China.  m  ���������HI  I  Cm  '���������-'I  'T  &  vl  OJ  ���������1  A  THE ABILITY OF DR. CHASE  ���������% ^^__���������_ ' *  c.  Is Measured by the Cures He Makes���������Each.  Remedy Specific for Certain Diseases^-  A Remarkable Cure of Bright's Disease.  In this practical age a physician's  ability is measured by the .actual  cures he makes. Judged by this high  standard, Dr. Chase stands pre-eminent as a giant jB.mo.ng physicians.  Take kidney and liver derangements,  for example. .Dr. Chase, . by''liKSans  of his lvidney-L,iver pills, has broiaghU  about some of the most surprising  cures ever effected. This is due to  the direct and specific action of this  great- home treatment on the liver  and kidneys. Here is the experience  of a highly respected resident of Oon-  secon,   Ont. :���������-  Mr. James Dellihunt, Consecon',  Prince Edward County, Ont., writes:  ' 'For' s'Sveral years I suffered great  tortures of mind- and body from  Bright's disease'of the kidneys. . The  pains were sometimes almost beyond  endurance and extended from my  head and between the shoulders down  the whole spinal column and seemed  to concentrate across my kidneys.  -My back was never entirely free from  pain. . When I got up in the morning  I could not straighten myself at all,  but would go bent nearly double  most all day.   My water was sca,nty Ironto  and at  other   times     profuse,   and   it  gave me great pain  to  urinate. /     -  "I could do no work, and, though  I tried many kinds of kidney pills,  could get no relief. As a last resort  I was induced by a friend to give Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills a' trial. I  felt a change after the; first- dose. I  used in all about' five boxes, and  they have entirely cured me. I havo  no pains now arid can do as good a  day's work as I ever could. It is a  pleasure for me to recommend Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, as they  have done so much for hie."  Mr. J. J. Ward, J.P., Consecon, certifies  that he  has     knpwn^Mr.   Dellihunt for years as a truthfulman and  respected citizen, and vouches for the)  truth of the above statement. ���������/!<  You cannot possibly obtain a more  beneficial treatment for the kidneys  and liver than Dr. Chase's "Kidney-  Liver Pills. It has stood the test of  time and has proven beyond dispute  its right to the title of "the world's  greatest kidney medicine." One pill  a dose, 25 cents a box, at all dealers,  or Edmanson,  Bates  & Co., To*  1  id  1  i  .Vi.  Ml - 1 c  fi  THE   DAMSEL OF THE  PLAIN.  When "Rowland found the Damsel of the Plain,  Her daffodil crown lit nil her shining- head;  -He -kissed  her' mouth,   and   through  tlie  world  -    "     they sped.  The beauteous smiling: world in sun and rain,  But, when long- joys made lo>e a golden chain,  He slew ber by the sea; then, as he fled,  , Voices "of. earth and air and oceans said,   ,  1 *'The maid was Truth; God bids you meet again."  Between the devil and the' deep dark sea  He met a foe more soul compelling ifitill;  A feathered snake the monster-seemed to be  , And wore a wreath of the yellow daffo'dil.  Then 6pake the devil:  "Rowland, fly to me.,  When -murdered   Tuiith   returns,   ihe  cornea  to  kilL" "  11       ' ���������Theodore, Watts in Athenxum.  'I  '���������'^������������������flO ������  6  ������������������A-������<  ���������&������������������$  fl  BY W. K. KOSE.  (������������������������������������������������������������������  The balmy air of the south of France  did wonders for Dunham Greer when he  once began- to*climb the upward path to  health/ Within a week after he pushed  aside h'is ^invalid chair he was able to  walk a mile or, moro with but little fatigue!   This emboldened 'him' to try still  larger excursions, Jong jaunts which were  [(     made   in   defiance" of   the? old   doctor's  warnings. ��������� ' '  *' ^'Don't push nature too .hard, my boy,"  he warned Dunham. "She's t������c most pa-  ,tient, and enduring; of packhorsos, but  .when she -balks it's "a1 mighty serious  "matter. Go~siow, my,lad, aud she'll bring  f<-   you through beautifully." "  \ " But. Dunham ' was 'a little headstrong,  '!, /and 'one sunny afternoon^ nature balked.  J '��������� He-had 'tramped alone up among tlie,blue  J hills with' their sunny, vine clad slopes  '-���������-and had lost his way. He wandered oh'  .^���������'and on, until/ suddenly,^ he quite col-  \ '��������� lapsed.'-'Wheh he"^ realized ywhore he' was,  he founcl'liimself lying in the warm grass  at the foot of agreat tree,, perhaps a'half  dozen yards from the highway. - He was  stilly faint, and weak, and he found it  V < quite Impossible to i-ise. He made one  5 ^abortive effort and'then lay quite still  f^ 'and stared-at the paling sky.- Ho saw  ���������/ ^'that the'sun was rapidly going doSvn.iand  I t'/he indifferently .wondered how soon he  hy would bo found.'* brice or twice *he again  t .tried to, rise, but somehow, he couldn't got  j ' his muscles to back' up liis desire'.  ���������; ^,/Presently he hcnud a light whistle rap-  | (idly������ growing louder*, the whistle "of some-  p'i b'odyi who, was approaching. V    .  '" "There's *\rio foreign'twang to that  J pipe.'M': murmured/-DunhLimYto himself,  j'Swith a pleased smile. " '       * -   '    '  ";s* /��������� ".Monsieur!" he, called^    , '  '>'"   "Hello!'" came-a-startled'voice as the  whistloistopped, arid'a"moment'Inter an  !    eager^face vbent above' Dunham. I'  _ \ It was a strong." sun browned face, the*"  ,'', ,fnce of a finely developed man of nearly  - 30.,'. "What's   wrong?"--he .anxiously  added.  - *   ~    ~   ,���������'.'<���������''<     ~ ~  i'" /'Overtraining.  I guess,"  laughed  Dnn-  IJurJinm'.' ...- ^    *"- .'   '   ,   -"        '���������:.".     '���������  \y^yp������P<t Hglit^a diet  perhaps,"-said.'the  ���������-^"stranger- as* he-studied",-Dunham's 'rap-  '-r-pe'arance.   "Collapsed,,ch?. Strayed-away  from the hotel of "course and fell by-the  wayside.  'Thoy ,do that, you know.   Legs  no  good; iback as", bad- as,, logs. ' Eucky  thing   for* you, >'old : iiian>( that   I'":came  '.>.  W  down to the .hotel."  Before Dunham could frame a protest*  the stout stranger had gently raised him  and. backed him against the tree* and  then turning . suddenly had', caught^ him  around) the'"legs and hoisted him1'on'to hia  broiiU -baclt and at- once stopped off  briskly.       " d  "Hold  tight,"  he  said   as  he  plodded  down  the gentle incline,  "and  kick, your  intelligent  beast  in the ribs if the .pace  grows-'irksomo."  "Yon "are  very  strong,"  said  Dunham  i _-, admiringly, ."-and you  know  how  to  use  "   your."muscles." You have hid some train-  '^ihg, haven't you?"    .  '/Eour years of it," answered the  stranger." "I*n the gym, on the gridiron  arid the trails." -������������������ ���������        -  , ���������' ���������iA.h.-L.tbbjightjsoj"'cried Dunham. "I  felt "sure you must'\>& a "college man.  I'm Dunham Greer, Harvard, '97." "*  '-Greer. ������ the    plucky     hundred    yards  man!"  cried   the  stranger!     "I've  heard  of you  all   right.     Glad   to   know  you."  ,'And he gave Dunham's calves a friendly  -squeeze.      x ' '  "And you?" asked Dunham.  '      The stranger hesitated. .  "I'm-Tripp. '93." he brusquely answered..  v"Not Benton Tripp, tho hammer thrower and shot putter?" cried Dunham.  '.,   "Benton'   Tripp,"    said    the    stranger  shortly. ' Then   he   harshly   added.   "Did  you ever hear of me since I quit college?"  ''No."said Dunham wonderingly.  .   "It's just  as well."  said   the stranger  /gruffly. .And  then  there was a little si-  r. lenee.  / .'������������������������������������' ���������   : ^  The  sun  had, dropped  fro in- sight and  ; the   thickening   dust    was    upon    them.  : Lights began to twinkle in the town below.    A  few   pale  stars  stole  into  sight  above the darkening sea.       '  .".I waht to know you better." said Dunham presently. "I want you to promise  to call on me. at the hotel."  "It.will do you no good to know me,"  said the, stranger a little bitterly.  "I don't think I have ever met a person whom it didn't do me some good in  some way to know," said.Dunham in his  earnest manner.  "You may change your mind in this instance," said the stranger harshly, "especially when you know that I am an accredited agent of the Monte Carlo resort.  That I'm sent out to, look up my countrymen who chance to visit tho south of  France and the north of Italy, and when  I find them tell them of the attractions  of alluring Monaco. That, in fact, I am a  genteel steerer for a gambling hell."  ���������"Promise' me to come and see me tomorrow," persisted Dunham, but Benton  did not reply.  They met a party'of men with lanterns  as they came in sight of the lights of the  hotel. They were just starting out to look  for Dunham.   They  raised a queer little i  foreign shout as the stranger passed them  with his burden. .   ^_  . ' ,f  "I'll come," said "Benton Tripp with an  effort. ' . -  He marched straight up to the porch,  where Dunham's father greeted his son  with a relieved cry, and where Dunham's  doctor quickly rolled the easy chair forward to receive his patient. <  "I'm all right, father," said Dunham  as he leaned back. "Just collapsed a lit-1  tie, that's all. The patient jade kicked  as you said she would, doctor. And' now  let me present my strong backed rescuer,  Mr. Benton Tripp, who"���������  But ,Benton had,slipped away in the  darkness. '   '  But he came again.the next &%y. Dunham was back in the wheel chair and had  propelled himself out to his favorite tree,  and there Benton Tripp 'came upon him  suddenly.  "1 promised you I'd come," he said' in  a hurried way as he met Dunham's glad  smile.  Then he hastily went ou'as if fearful  that, his resolution   would   not   last:  "I want'ito tell you just who I am.' I was  foolishly,glad yesterday that you,did not  remember it, but I am Benton Tripp, tho  defaulting,bank teller." Dunham's bright  eyes regarded him steadily/and he moistened his lips and went on.   "My home is  up in New .Hampshire, and when I left  college my relatives thought it,would be  fine to  secure  me a   place  in������ the  local  bank.   It was a mistake.^ I wasn't fitted  for the work.   I had strong business instincts.   Tlie restraints of_a. teller's position were irksome lo me.   The salary was  small, but that-didn't worry me.   There  -was all I needed for.my personal wants".  .ButI studied the markets early and late,  ,and'l knew that with a little assistance I  could bring handsome yields from small  investments. ' I1 was .wild' to 'speculate in  something.' One day I was sent to Boston on the bank's business and overheard  ���������a conversation Jn the train tliat convinced  * me a certain section of laud in the city  might   speedily   be  utilized   for   railway  purposes.   Filled with the idea of a suc-  .cessful speculation Lhurried to the owners of the apparently waste land adjoining the ,railway section  and  secured an  option on it for i������0 days., .  "Before the option, expired I took $12,-  000 from'the bank ancl paid for tho piece.  Of course-I told myself it whs only a loan  'to be  paid "back .with generous  interest.  It was.only a question of keeping it dark  for 'a few weeks, and then the' discovery  unexpectedly, came!   ,1  was  a  disgraced  defaulter.   My act was published to the  world.   At the solicitation of my'distracted friends I. was not arrested.-   I turned  over the land to the bank, understanding  that  the   president,'  Mr.   Jabez   Pringle,  " bought it in personally at "something less  -than 11  paid  for  it���������and  yet  that   very-  piece,   as   I  afterward   found   out,   must  have trebled in-value within GO days after I'left the place.'for my,friends made  up ,a purse*for;me,and sent, me abroad.  They are  an honest lot. "and 'there  was  -.nb   longer   any Jiome   for - me   there. - 1  knocked about i for a year or so, finding  little or nothing to do,- and then I sunk  my pride, and got this Monaco job.   I've  paid off every,cent I borrowed, but have  heard nothing from any of my friends for  many months. -They are honest folk aud  are .quite right in casting me, off.   And so,  you see," I was right when I told you.it  would do you no good to know me."  ;���������* "Sit down," said Dunliam gently.  "My."heart warmed to you," murmured  Beriton' a little brokenly. "You were my  countryman and from my college-^-from  -amid those associations that were the  happiest of my life. You can't imagine  what it- is to feel that you are morally  out off from both your country and your  countrymen."  '"I know what it is to'be physically cut  off," said Dunham with a littlo smile. 'He  put out his thin hand. "Won't" you sit  down, Benton?"  That night Dunham told his father  Benton's story.  "A bad "start," said the astute capitalist, "but perhaps a lasting lesson. Jabez  Pringle, eh?- I'll talk with the boy tomorrow. I've a little out to crack with that  old flint myself." And he chuckled slightly.  He saw and talked with Benton alone.  When they parted, he turned to Dunham. "Good stuff in the lad yet," he said.  "Tells me he has never gambled a cent's  worth at Monaco. Going to leave there  tomorrow and is-coming over here. I'll  write to Breed tonight and have him jab  a^sharp pole at that old hornet of a  Pringle."  And so the next morning a letter went  forth from the Front hotel addressed to  Hon. J. BuSington Breed, tho eminent  counselor at law, whose glittering shingle hangs high on ilrondway. An answer came in due course of time, an answer that made ihe usually phlegmatic  financier chuckle with delight.  "Call up your friend. Dunny." he said.  "I've got some news for him."  It was good new"-, of course. Lawyer  Breed, hacked by divers causes, had.put  the; screws to the flinty Pringle to, excellent purpose.  "He's going to publish a statement  over his own name iu the home papers  that your trouble with the bank was all  due to an unfortunate misunderstanding  and that your good name has been handsomely re-established. Further thau this  he has paid over to you a neat sum of  money, representing one-half the profits  arising from the sale of the land that  brought about your trouble on one condition���������no publicity is to be made of the  story. Ain't Breed a hummer?" And  he laughed again. '   -  Benton took the good news very  gravely.  / "What   will   you   do   now?"   Dunham  asked him as he pressed his hand.  "Get back to God's country as soon as  I can," he replied.  "Going home?"     y  "No." said Benton. "It's home no  longer. I'll go to New York and start  in afresh." He turned to Dunham's father.    "How can I thank you?" he said.  "Pooh, pooh!" growled the capitalist.  "Don't thank mn. I'm no sentimentalist.  I should have been as hard on you as old  Pringle, I suppose. Thank- Dunny."���������  Cleveland Plain Dealer.  army formed themselves into companies  of francstireurs to take 'part in the  struggle against the Germans. 'They assumed uniforms more' or less fanciful  and were for *the most part very well  armed. It, was their task to wage a  guerrilla warfare partly before the front  and at the flanks of the different armies  and partly at the communications in tbe  rear of the Germans. Their attacks/were  made by surprise or from hiding places-  and from ambushes.  The'honest German soldier was all the  most embittered by this behavior of, the  francstireurs and the national guards  because they were wont at need to hastily assume the appearance of .inoffensive  peasants by throwing, away and hiding  their arms and getting rid of every badge  indicative of military service. 'That under such circumstances the Germans  gave "short shrift" to such fellows taken  red handed will be thought only reasonable, even' though it is quite possible that  at times innocent men may have suffered.  ���������"Franco-German War."    ,  WU AND OUR MAOTTEBS  CHINA'S  MINISTER AT WASHINGTON  AMAZED AT AMERICAN CUSTOMS.  Tlie World'* LnrKCRt Reaervolr.  -One of tho largest works ,of man's  hands is the artificial lake, or reservoir,  in India, at Rnjputana. ��������� This reservoir,  said to be the largest .in the world and  known as tho great tank of Dhebar and  tised for irrigating purposes, covers an  area of 21 square miles.���������Philadelphia  Record.     ' "  It   Is  CHARM OF   MANNER.  _;     i  a  Worth   More   to   a   Woman   Than  ISrauty' or 'intellect. ���������   ���������,  , It was at -one' of the'inost brilliant  functions "of the. season Lhat a man  recently, remarked to'an interested  onlooker: "The only empire freely'  .conceded to women' is, that of mnn-  ^ner-^bul it is worth all the rest put  together. '* r    ' *  - And a young/molher of" the writer's I  acquaintance, speaking - of( her. baby  igirl, * said 'earnestly: "IX J .might  claim a. fair.v godmother's .single gift  for. ber it'shoul'd not be beauty, intellect nor wit, but" that charm of  manner which 'makes lis possessor  universally liked."', ' We. instinctively  feel that the graces and "amenities of  life must always be largely juicier  the 'direction of women, and These  'graces ancl amenities'arc too strong*  a power-lo be ignored. One often  sees women who" in ay be. intellectually ignorant and'.nari ow, but wi ose  'cfi'arming manners give them a social power quite'beyond, their broad-  gr<-ancl better educated sisters. ��������� ' '  Ancl, ..after all', to make >pleasantness and peace .for air one's little  -world,   to  make   q'rie's'house  a .place  -where every guest enters eagerly and  leaves .. reluctantly, to give- courage  to 'the timid, ease to -the" awkward.  rto  repress  undue .vigor  of  discussion  - and to Snake even controversy pleasant, all belongs to woman's traditional sphere, and it is ta sphere j so  important that even the virtues are  not   quite   complete- without   it. ~ '  -V Champion of the Worm.    ( '  The recent session of the British  Parliament furnished an amusing illustration of the occasionalNpoAver of  satire to bring about results which  -sober argument has failed to accomplish.  A bill designed ,to prevent cruelty  to wild animals in- captivity had  been presented, ancUwas opposed by  a number of members on the ground  thai, if passed. it would endanger  certain kinds  of  legitimate  sport.  The     Earl  of .Kimberley  arose and  'gravely  admitted      the  force  of   this  argument.  -"������������������Undoubtedly." he said, "the bill  would put an end to fishing with  worms as bait. It is a bill," lie  continued, "lo prevent cruelty to  wild animals in captivity, the schedule, says the word 'animal' shall be  held to include reptile; a worm may  be held to be a reptile; a worm impaled on a hook must certainly be  held to be in captivity, therefore the  angler who uses" a live worm" for  bait would be guilty of cruelty to an  animal   in   caplivit**.."  The laugh *" which this argument  raised at the expense of the solicitous sportsmen robbed the Opposition  of whatever force it had and carried  the bill to a successful issue.���������  Youth's Companion.  ���������Oockiiisr Horses. <  Time and time ago in has the que.������-  tion of clocking the tails of horses  been discussed, and always- humanity  comes out on top. All the driving  horses in Russia have long tails, and  the coachman of an ordinary Russian carriage takes no trouble to  prevent the reins from dropping  about his horse's hind .quarters.. In  spite of this, however, the reins rarely become entangled with ..the. tail,  and even if they should ..do. so the  horses never kick. This striking fact  is an eloquent answer to those who  uphold the 'cruel' practice of docking  on the grounds that otherwise Ihe  horse is liable to flap his tail over  the  reins.���������-American   Cultivator.  Woman's'   best     attitude  uian's^a good memory. _  is  tact;  Francstirenrw.  Everywhere men not belonging to the  Explaining: Tliii>������-9.  "What is this here diplomacy5" asked the grocery loafer.  "It is like this here." said the grocer.  "Fer instance, if I wanted to call'you a  liar, I'd .iist do so right out, but if 1  wanted to be diplomacy. I'd goat it  sorter roundabout an, jist say to the  surroundin air that while I wasn't  uamiu no names. I reely did believe  that a certain red nosed, squint eyed  cuss that had et at least ten pound of  my best cheese without ever pay in a  cent was not so keerful with the truth  as he orter be. See?"���������Indianapolis  Press.  It Js So Different in   the Celestial Kmpirc  ���������The Diplomat  Amusingly Comment*.  t f  Upon Paients, Children. Husband-."  and Wires HaMts in tlie Western  World and H.i'Own Country.  The difference between the customs  of people m the (Jnivcd,States ^and  those" in China was amusi-*ginly**and  interestingly explained bys\V'������ the  Chinese Minister at Washington, in  his address" before the Contemporary  'Club recently. Having cut religion  niiei-il the recent troubles in China  because of .criticism in this city and  Sew York, the Oriental diplomat  devoted himself to telling,- in a polished, polite way, thatt the Aman-  '���������ans, -from his point of'<view, are  amazingly lacking m manners.  1 ho j\Iinistcr was explaining the  five^ cardinal principles or relations  that'form'the foundation of China  .as a nation. The relations he declared to be between' sovereign and  aiioject, righteousness; between parents and children, afiection; between  elder brother and younger brother,  oiJcr;'' between husband and wife,'  "separate ' functions; ��������� between friend  and friend, <��������� fidelity. After he had  declared that it was the duty of*  rulers to be kind' to the people ruled, "he   said: - ���������  ."Uetween the parent and children  there should be affection. 'For the  'father, he is to be kind to his chil--  d--en, that's'his duty. For the children, its a filial "duty, they must b'i  obedient 'to parents.'" '(We are  very particular     in      this       , re  spect.        We     in   China  must   behavu  cTurselves     before     our parents'. "_ We  must not talk loud or laugh." We must  be  Jteverent.       LOf course you1, have  your t own  practices ' here.   "If - a   son  were here and his father should.come  in, ��������� the   son  would ��������� rise.    'If my   son  should   r bo     sitting  m  the  audience  here and I came in and he would not  rise I would pound-his head.    I was  visilhig  a certain town'.in this country- ancl   a- manufacturer     whop took  me driving kept taking off his hat lo  .ladies he passed.     T asked  him why  he  did  thai,   ancl he said  Ihey \vere  his"friends.     I. asked him  if he met  hisA daughter'would'he do  the same  ���������uid he   said   he  would   take   off   his  hat   -to    ,her,   too.1   I was   thunder-"  st������-ufck., " The   idea* of  a'man  taking  eft his  hat to  his  own  daughter.     L'  asked iiim   what 'if   he   should   meet  diis- servant,   and the   said' he  would  take'off 'his'hat  to  her  also.     Then  T  ihrcAV up'my hands.   .In China we  don't show disrespect to women,'but  Me  don't go  to  tlie" extent you   do'  The parent is  superior-to  the     child  in China, it is for the child lo show  respect to the parent.  '   '/Another duty 'imposed   upon   the  children   in  China  is   to .support   the  parents.   'We  bring  them' up  to  sup-''  I'ort  us   in  our   old   age,   that's   outlaw.     For   a   disobedient   son.   who  has money not to support his   parents  h'e  -would be  severely    punished.      I  once had a young man  tell me that  parents   in this  counU-y were" bound  to   support     the     children, <. but   the  children  were not bound  to  support  the parents.     1 asked him' why,  and  he saicl the parents were responsible  as  they  bring the children into     the  world.    That, I said, was the reason  why he  should  support his  parents,  becai.se     they    gave him  existence���������  because they did him a good turn���������  but  he     differed  with  me.     In     this  country  when  children marry,  I find  they sometimes  live with  the wives'  mothers.    I can't find any reason for  that     ancl    that's      greatly  different  irbm  our  custom.  "The duty imposed upon the hus-  ,Dand in China is to be righteous,  k:nd and benevolent to his wife, and  upon the wife to obey. The hus-c  band must support tne wife. It is  not rare, however, for tiie husband  to obey the wife. T heard an American wedding ceremony recently where  the bride swore to obey and serve  the husband. That is the form here,  but J suppose that in practice it is  different. Tt is the same in China.  P.ul there'the husband doesn't admit  that the w-ife rules the roost. J lore  men are proud to say: T am governed   by  my  wife.'  "hi passing,  T will      mention     the  g-eat      importance     of   the  Empress  Dowager.       She  is   the  highest   and  most influential person in China. She  controls      even   the   Emperor.     Why?  On account of her social and official  position.     She is the aunt of the Em-,  peror, and entitled to his. respect by  virtue      of  the  family  relation.     She  adopted  him  and placed him  on  the  throne when her son died.    He oiigjit  to obey her.     So, therefore,  contrary  to belief in this and  other countries,  women      are  not  despised   in .-China.  When speaking of wives in our country etiquette requires  that We must  refer to them as  'mean  and stupid,'  though, they may be very clever.    A  .woman bereft of her husband     never  marries.     In some cases girls engaged do not marry at all,  should     the  ���������intended husband die before the time  fixed -for the marriage.  "The relation between friends is  fidelity���������to be truthful to each other. The Chinese as friends are faithful; in commercial relations they  are trustworthy. Documents are  not required for business transactions, word of mouth being sufficient.  "These cardinal principles or rules  laid down by ancient emperors have  been prjserved. In concludinig, we  may infer something that may bo  profitable Although   China   is   not  perfect, still it'has. stood well thous  ands of years and lieen kept together. I think that if we can learn the  good points of either it will be very  profitable to both. We must understand each., other better. It is important that in the coining together  of the different people we must judge  others from' their standard, and if  wo do this we- will, hot go far  wrong."  ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� r    ,- -   Observations.  Infidelity wrecks hearts: incompati-'  bility.   homes.  If diamonds had never been discovered more women w.ould be ��������� ia  heaven. v      - -  VEGETABLES.   ���������   .,  Why   Are   Some    Valvar   aud    Others-}  ��������� AriMtoerutie f     '    >       <  Why do we respect some vegetables-  and despise others? The bean'is a  graceful, confiding, .engaging vine, .but  you,never can put bejius"i'uto poetry or  into the highest kind of prose. There  5s no dignity in the bean.       o *  Corn���������which   iu   my   garden   grows-  alongside the bean, and. so far as I can  see, withuo affectation of superiority 7-  is,   however,   the   child' of   song!    It.  waves iu allTitcraturc^ .-But mix it with_,  beans, and its high tone is gone' 'Succotash'is vulgar; if is the bean iu it''  The bean is a vulgar vegetable, with-'  out culture' or any;,flavor'of "high socie-  'ty among vegetables.- --/<'"    -_\ ������-,  ,Then -there ig- the cucumber, flike so  many people, good for no'tIiingj"wh'cnr*it'  -is ripe,--and the wiklness has gone ,out  of it.- How inferior to the m.eIon. which  grows upom a similar'-vine!'The cu- ,  cumber is a sort of.low.,.comedian, jn-a  company where "tho melon is "a minor  gentleman.     ' \ ;   /  The lettuce is to mc a most interesting study.  Lettuce is like conversaiion;-^  it"mustrbe fresh and crisp, so spai-kli.ng- -  that you scarcely notice the bitter iu it:  Lettuce, like  most .talkers.' though,  is-i  apt to run-rapidly to seed. ���������    ,  ,  Blessed .is that sort which cOntes^ to  a head, and so'remalns-^likca-few peo- - ���������  ple^ I   know���������growing  more  solid  and  ���������satisfactory, aud tender and whiter at  tho center. ���������"        ���������       ������������������ , ''-'"./'    --  ��������������������������� Lettuce, like conversation, requires a  good cleal of oil. to a void friction iflncl'  keep tbe company smooth: a-pinch of  Atticsalt. a. dash  of pepper, mustard    ;  and, vinegar,   but  so' mixed   that vyo������  will  notice no sharp contrasts,  and a  tri.fle of sugar. f      ' <       '"' <"r:        -��������� f>  r I feel 'that I-am' ih the; best.'jsocieTy  when I am, with .lettuce.   It is in 'the  .  most, select   vegetable 'circle.-?Cha'rles J  D.udley Warner,-in.VjMy Summer In a  Garden." .      .   *    * y  ���������'    ' < ., '''      ;  -   t.  FOLDED TRANSFERS.  The?*;   Incrcnnp   a   Conductor's   WorIr������  .and  Are Trying- .fo" lilti /-Teihper'. '  "Some people have no sympathy for  street car conductors." said"o'ne**of their  number after'he, had had a peculiarly, ,  lively time in making change,, and giving and collecting transfers'.''slry'a* the  New York Times.,  "Now."    continued   "theY-rc^ociuctor,  "there is one-little matter that  would  save,us-lots, of-trouble ���������lf .the. people  would only bear it in mind.'ancl" that is  the way they -hand- im tbc'ir^trahsf.ors. -  "Some men and a few women know  enough to hand us the little strips of  paper just as they  receive them --that   '  is, spread out in such a  way that we  can glance at them, see that they are  all right and thon place thein with the  package   already   collected    ' Tbe   majority of people don't do this..and as a  rule the' women are the worst of the  lot  "When a woman gets a transfer, she  folds it up into as small a space as-  possible and then stows it away in her  purse. When the time comes to collect  this from her, she fishes the wad of paper out of the purse, hands it to tbe-  conductor and sits back in her seat  content with what she has done.  "The conductor bas to unfold this  piece of paper to see if it is really the  proper transfer. This takes time, and  when th������re are n dozen women on the  car all doing tbe same* thing'the poor  conductor has more than be can do to  keep his temper. Men,as a i;ule don't  fold their transfers, but content themselves with shoving the slips into their  pockets and then producing a crumpled  piece of paper when it is called for.  tossing It to the conductor, who has to  smooth it into shape.  "The same people wouid never tbink  of handing in a rail rot* 1 or. theater ticket in the same way."  Stowaway   Bride*.  Stowaway brides are hut as rare at  the barge office as one would believe.  It is quite easy for a girl to slip aboard  an outgoing steamer and stow herself  in one of, the buuks. below, decks, lying  quietly there until well at sea.    A case  happened a little while ago.   tlie  girl  coming to meet her  fiance  here.     As  both were'po'or, the former resorted to-  this ���������perilous ..expedient, to' accomplish  the   desired   end.     One_. .would   think  that such a heroic endeavor;would deserve a better reception..   But on arriving, having been worked very hard oa  shipboard for passage, \vbrn and worried almost to .distraction,, the maiden  was so changed by her ordeal .of "'love,  that  when  her- betrothed   met   her   lie  refusecl   to''marry- her.     A   few   d:\ys-  later,   while  being  taken  back   to   1 he-  ship   for   deportation,-she   leaped   into  the bay.    Rescued gallantly, she lingered a prisoner in the charity  hospital,  but died some -.weeks later, literally of  a broken heart.���������Ainslee's Magazine.  /     t  Y w-*'i  ���������    Y-    Y^Yl  ."���������   ;*-y'v"*-I  ,"-J,,-l V. t.  ������'    ' Yill  -    .. J I  r    '       1 I  '    ���������������  ���������  *     '      l V  1  f z*rJ  *     '  *>Ci.  ���������J  1l   *  - ~     *>  "     V    *  >     ..        f  6- .-'1  ' f  f          ,,  ���������    V  '' -  ', f<  .; ,->  <     1.  ~'\ ,  "-     t ,*  -- .>           ���������-  r-i      .    -V </ ������������������  1            f  /        '.-'  t"Y  >* -,v  .*'-<-  <.. X v  '   -~i 1, ,  . - i- -1  -       1  . Y*-  ���������     *i    *i  1           "   t   <**���������  ���������.        ������  *���������        ~,  >   xfj  ( ��������� lT^  I  \ 1*1   '  ������*. ������t_������*j���������wjW*jrj������Wl U.1M41  I  '  fl  N..  It  I' -  Subayripticn, ������2 a. V   nr, in adva ice  TO. 33. Hnbep-on, JOSfcttor.  .-.tST'Advc-r'.jeri vr'no  want 11 eir  t?d  hang--,    should   get    copy in   by  12 a.aa   iay before issue.  fairing      to   recp've . TjiE  will confer a :'aTcr by  noti-  S.,l'> e.-tV*<sf  ying   tiie ������aSice������  Joo Work Strictly C. O. D.  ffransinn*  '���������*��������� Cash in Advance.  '  WKDNESSDAYVMAY   S, MOL ,  1 i   Now that the Estimates here out  it may well be aekfd what sum is  to be expended for the benefit of  peoptein Union on road?. We  ha\e been spoken to about three in  -thi? vicit.ity. The repairing of the  cross road* between Roy's and the  Comox road, which has beeu allowed  . to go into "utter disrepair; the opch-  ���������'   ing out, of ������������������������   road   to   the  lake.  which is   b������comii*g   more  needed  every day, as well as the gravelling  ���������of the road down   camp,  to  finish  ���������what was beeun  s?mn������    y������ars  ago,  ���������and. tlie  opening . of   the road en ,  .Radford's east   line,   to, the  lake  There    is only  one   inik*   to    lie  made there which will   lessen   the  ���������distance lo Union for people living  on   the   lake   trail    considerably.  ' This place p.-iya a large revenue  through the Colliery Co: and by  iey������nue tax and is entitled to some  little consideration in the way of,  roads, which seems toj he sedulously "avoided   by tho?,e   in . power  at  .present.    We understand a  public  uieeling-.wi21.be held ishurily todis-  ' cuss the question.  v   CUMBERLAND  RELIEF PUND.  Solicited by M r. CI i a ton:  Jabe.Ashman" $ 3 00  Louis AUaii...  2 00  Peter Anderson  5 00  Wm Ashman.....  3 00  Wm Anthem y  5 00  D Andrews..  3 00  W Armstrong  2 50  Jn������ Allison.  2 50  -Jno Anneno  2 50  F Anley. ,.....".. 1 00  M BaWisona,  2 00  F Bradley -v .... 1 00  Jos Butcher    3 00  Wm Bowen  1 00  Chas Benny  3 00  B Bardisona,  100  A Brolli   ,3 00  BBrusso..  100  F Banner  1 50  P Bonnett *.  2 00  F Barrow '. '  100  Jno Bennie,���������  5 00  J Balagno . .... ...-  2.00  ��������� BevAlcoque................' 1 00  A Bradley.,-^ ........  .... 2 50  L Bianca......: ...........'. 1 00  A B Brown...    10 00  Jda Bardisona. ..���������-.��������� ,-. _ 3 00  E Barrett............. .1....... -5 00  'fhosBickle......:..!..:.. 25 00  ' i D Beckman... :'..,.. 3 00  Thos Burns............... 3 00  JBaird ... .1  .' 3 50  W D Connors ............. 2 50  R Cameron ...... ........ .. 2 50  Jos Crozetie,..............'   2 25  0 Caraboose. ... .., 3 00  W Chambers. .' 1........ 5 00  Y Cuaterson . .   1 00  J C Corbett.  2 00  M Cce... .. . ... 3 00  Jos Chairi  ...-��������� 2 50  ������  &*&  <p>  iyns  H Cameron  2 50  "R Coe jr...: ���������;'������������������,���������,. 300  >M Cullen '.  2 50  F Crawford  5 00  SCo/ea  2 50  A Cn zette  2 00  L Coe ��������� .' 3 00  Jno Coomb  5 00  Alex Clark.-ou  3 50  Thos Dixon. ... . .,  2 00 ���������  Then Doher'ty \  2 00  Jno Ducca  3 00  John Dodds. ,!  3 00  ,D Daniels  6 00  F. Durkes  . 5 00  A DeJponta.,.    "2 00'  Jno Dominick  5 00  A Dongella ' 3 00,  Ho race Drew'.'.  2- 00 ,  Jno EdTOf-rjdson ../.*.    5 00  ", t. .  Albert" England . . . \ ': . 5 CO  John Fade  2 75  H Farmer.  13 00  Jno Farmer  . . 2 50  J Ferpruson \  5 -00  Jno-Francis \  2 50  A Ferrers. .; :  2 00  RFreeburn...  2 00  L Francolia." '. . 1 00  Jnr. F^iirlv.vr  % 00  B Furno '...-.../... 2 00  M Fowtimo. ..."  3 00  Ed  Ginsberg  5 '00'  R Greg^on.".' ������ -'..,   3 00  A Gr^y..':'.  3 00.  Jno Gillespie  . 5 00.  A  Gillpan..*  2 00  Jno Gibson  1 00  R Gerri. ....'. 2 00  DGra<i .. . .������ * 2 00  G-o Gibson  3 00  A Gibson  1 50  CGanncr.  2 50  Geo GrKvs\  2 50  ��������� ,  Alex Grieves !'. . 2 50  John Guthrie ":. 1 00  Jos H'orbury  2 50  Jno Hoggan.  3 00  Wm Hayrnen :.. . 5 00  Jno Hutchinson  3 00  Jno Herman  2 00  N Harvey  2 00  F Farwood  5 00  (To be continued)  o   Union Brewing Co.'s bock beer  for sale in Cumberland.  WANTED���������Capable, reliable person in ���������ever}'- county to represent-  Lirt-e coiapan}-- of solid financial  Z putalion; $936 salary per year,  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely sure and all expenses;  straight, bona-fide," defisvite   subs ry  no ���������comm-ssion; salary paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each week. Standard  House, 334 Dearborn, St, Chicago.  The summer is for the closest  possible association with Nature;  for the teachings of those simple,  every-day truths; those wonderful  lessons of life which lie in every  wild flower that blooms, in every  leaf that gr.jws, in every bird that  sings, and in every brook that flows.  We leave these lessons unread, and  yet within them lies more fasina-  tion, more mystery, more marvelous plot than in the finest romance  ever penned.���������May Ladies' Home  Journal,  ������������������    L. Buinci war comi-iiUed f- rtrit.l  ..by   Mag>&lrat(3  AI warns   and   Mc-  Kiiiuht.  Moan ! wasn't it? Wben a lady  t'krp a v.Ik in th'e evening and ir  short'y'iiftenv.irdp mot bv o-youvg  niiiii, .we il'ink it is the ' hti'gLt td  moMnnep--- for trvo r.ther' fi'll^wf <���������  follf:w ilicm r.r> ns was do������.e by I- e  two ru'hb;-rnecke'"apt wejk.  Forost & rStr?am.(������f , April: 20il  and z7lh has an ill .-.sir.* Led   arucii  by Mr  Frisbie i>n the   B. C. mountains.    Speaking   of   tlie _. salmon, _  which"used to' spawn' in-million"-  on the upt er Columbia, ,i-ul which  h'avebf.'en exterminated   or 'driven  uff these'Ygiound?,    he   quotes   the.  i-aying ol'an old Indian'which   i-  most    apjiosite,   -'Wliite, man   becomes," kill al! deer,  catch   all fish,  eu. down all< trees and    then wear  fa  pl :g hat'' - A very   short,   conoite  wiy of expresfing the ambition   of  the white man to  make way   with  everything in hi- pui.-uitof we'lilth.  My'and,Mrs- Bennett am in   re-  eerpt of- the   news   of   ihe   unexpected death at Alert Bay, of   Mis>-  Ki-by, Mrs. B't-nnett's sister.     The  young'lady had  b en.  living'with  Mrs. E.'Hailida}--,"another t*i.~ter, at  Kin}.combe Inlet, and   lately   went  to Alert Bay tu visit .friends."   She  complained of-a" cold- while   there-,  -but there seen ed roChing   to causf  alarm in her rone! i ion.    The'even'  ina: of April '20th, ">\m   retirt-d- to  rest, apparently   no'worso, hut at 5  in tlie mo. ning, she sim-mvn'ed the  'ady   of   the   house,   and   shortly-  afterwards expired.    Mrs.   Benne.'t,  laf-i wi-ek received two leuter-> fron;  there,   -One from Mr. W. Hulliday,  relating the   circumstance   of  the  death, and- the   other   from   poor  Miss   Kirby   herself,    written tw<  days before, in her usual   style"and  without any .--ign that   she thought  ber health   at   all    eeriou.-ly   em-  paired.  TO  EYE    SUFFERERS.  Dr.������ McKay Jordan  Known to the medicnl profession as an Eye Specialist of, international reputation, late manager  and organizer of the largest Optical  Institution in the Dominion of  Canada, known as the Boston Optical Co , has arrived in our city in  company with Mrs, J.rdan,-on a  fishing trip and has consented to  return to my store for  Thursday. May 9th,  One day only,, and' should any be  suffering from head and.eye ache,  dizzineps, watering of the eyes, defective eye sight, etc., the Doctor  has consented to make all examinations for Glasses or Spectacles  .without charge, in order that the  poor as well as the more fortunate  may receive the benefits of consultation and- advice from, the most  succesful oculist optician in Canada  Remember one day only at  my  store.  T. D. IVlcLEAN,  Dunsmuir Ave. Cumberland.  NOTICE.  A meeting of the Shareholders of  Comox Creamery   Association   will  be held in Agricultural Hall, Cour  tenay, at 3 o'clock Thursday  evening, 9th May 1901.  W. S. McPhef, Sec.   '  In tlie Siipreme Court of  BiiM  Ooluiiil) a-  , In tkk Goods  of W. C. Machine Deceased Intestate.  NOTICE is hereby given that under  an order granted by His Honor E. Har-  rison, dated the 27th day of March, 1901,  idlers of administration^ were-granted1  me, as administratrix of.all, and singular  the goods, chatt!es*..,an<.l credits of the '���������  above named deceased Parties having  claimsagainst the said deceased are re-  quested to send particulars of same to  me", duly verified, on or before the 23rd  day of May, 1901, and all persons indebted to the said estate are required,to  pay such ind-cbtedness to me forthwith.  -   ' MARY  1'IERCY,  .   '  Administratrix,'  Sandwick, B.C.  Sandwick, April 171I1, 1901.     'a24td  r  FOR SALE.  FINE '"     '.��������� "  Job  Printing  -T>ONE AT���������   ''  The Hews OM  GolumMa Flouring  /  Mills Company  ENDERBY���������.B. C.  MARIAN, >-y;  Imuran.,  STEONG BAKERS.  RE WILLTAM C.   MACHIN   ESTATF.  A Mortgage '-fur $500 at' 8 per  .ent on the farm of tlie late W-^C.  Machin, Comox,.90  acrtb more or'  ,'ess,' alto chattel Mortg.:ge on t ani-  inals', 'mplements and effects on  'the farm"      ;   ,' r��������� ,     -Y  For particulars ap;-ly to       -   "  CKEASK It,-CREATE, -  .' '      "    S'lticitors, Victoria, 1?>.C.  FQli SALE���������l good work hpr!*e_  3 yea.s old.--A Urquhart,Courtn< y  70 ACRKS of tim������������thy and.clove-  pasture*, the best in B. C, o'eu'y of  .tine vvatei; cows $1;    horses $2 per  'head per month.    Bring "your sto< k  'AdrlreFP.S. 11. I*okdyS-iIkIw i k.  I  R.P.RithetiCo,;  (LIMITED.)  "��������� r  Agents;;-    Victoria, B.G ?3  /"--.    "    ,.1  notice: :   ; :  ���������   COING OUT OF BUSINESS.   -.,,,,  All    _p-rs������ms '.  having . claims   '|  against't lie undersigned,' must renr  \l  lor   their   accounts   on   or.before   .-  April oOth'inrit.. and all debts due   1  )uu-t be pa'd on or before the same  'dale or sr-uch a< countswill be placed   ii  :i the handsjof a collector. '��������� -'   :   ' -1  '    *     .    .       : *   R.vPLEW?.      -_ J  C-'urtroy, B.C., April 10,^1901^ ,/|  -.  Ml  ~-:-H  * - -KtvJT-i-m^ "  JAGKET-'or: - GOSTUMfi  . -Ai-HAliFPRteE-.   '  wmte to THE ^H)TE house.  67 GOVERNMENT ST. - - VICTORIA, B. C.  HENRY YOUiNG   8l CO.  are   closing  cut the  Department and are selling their  Jackets and  Costumes regardless of cost.  $8, $10 and $12 Jackets are going for $25.0  if  i?>  YC&ES.  i"   11  The "PERFECT,"  .  ' "DOMINION," ���������    . ,  "SCOTSMaN/'J  "BRANTFORD" and  ' GENDRON" \   J^.T   TECS   Don't miss  BEFORE    BUYING    YOUR  GET   OUR    PRICES.  As we carry the largest stock in B. C, and your cheapest   freight   i*|  from Victoria.    Repairs by first class workmen.. , ���������    ������.  JOHN BARNSIiEY.-.&. GO.  115 GOVERNMENT ST. - - . VICTORIA, B.CTf!  nmr

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