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 TENTH YEAR  CUMBERLAND, B. C. TUESDAY, MAY 5',  '903.  15  p  big; STORE  gY__the last, boat we received the following *  ',. J. isTEW"   C3-OOHDS  Ladies Blouses, Ribbons, Lace,  Table    Linen,   and ������ Napkins,  Kid Gloves, ando Shoes...  ...  - ' *    , < ���������*  >���������....... Sanitary    Towels.........  /  - .V  REMEMBER   YOU   CAN   SAVE   10. Cents  every   time  ���������'  .  jrou  spend one 'dollar at the Big Store.  S.LBisEP & Co.-Ld.  ^iriT^fgrttijiwi', an*  -Kf  rcr  & Renbitf, td.  61 YATES STREET,    VICTORIA, B. C.  Just ^received large shipment of  e^y  3: ZfoOILT ~i ^ Q^E<  %w  CULTIVATORS,   SEED DRILLS,   YVHEEL HOLS,' Etc  1     / VKRY.LATKST  lMJ'ROVKMBNTS   ' ' \       ,  Call and see thein or write for catalogues and prices.  Telephone 82. Sole Agents for B.C.  HOSPITAL ;"��������� * ':  BENEFIT    CONCERT.  " Notwithstanding the fuct that so  many entertainment's   have   taken  place during 1 he past week', the concert given.in aid of the Cumberland  Ho-pital   fund   was  largely   patronized.     A   nnmber- of  the  young  performers  who   appearecl for  the  -first time created a ve<y favorable  impression, though naturally being  yj   slightly nervous.    His Worship.the  'Mayor, occupied tbe chair, and in a  neat little speech, made an eloqui rit  ajVpeal to the town toaid.the hospital'in  its prosent difficulty.'     Mr'  .Momez' trombone sole, To.-ti's "La  Se-renata,"   was   waunly  receivtd.  'This gentleman, is a decided acquis,-  ltion to "musical circles and "his sei-r  vicesVill lie.much in demand. ' In  the selection from   "Norma"  the  duet accompanied by'-Mr Murdock  oti the cornet was unthusiastically  received.    The a ppearance} of Mrs  H. P. Collis was the signal for much  ap'plaute. ,  Her , recitation",'" "Ladv '  Bird's, Race,". in''whichLher,",fine  'dramatic power was fully.evinced,  and, with her graceful, appearance,  .elicited'a well  merited  encore, ^ in.  which   she,, graciously ~ responded  with <;No-Kiss."   Again v,e had ihe'  pleasure- or", listening. lo'Mrs Hill's  sweet voice,  ihe  rendering.of ;both  her  songs  revealing'' the  richness,-  flexibility and com pass of her voice.-'  This' lady received encores to which  she gei.erously responded.   r Master..  H. McLean, ,wholpossesses a decidedly sweet voice/sa'ng "The Railway  Guard," in character*,-arid was encored.-   Tneclosing.nurhber,'- "The  Ja'panefe SingiiigGirls^' refWeiit-  'ed' byYMip:4s''',Murdoc^/''lirif;" and ;  Dowdell,   was' executed iti   a  very  Telegraphic News.  "Nanaimo, May 2���������The Lab tir  Commission to enquire into tlie  labour troubles on the Island, are  neiw in Victoria., and liave made ar-  rangements with the two Commissioners appointed-by the. Dominion  Government to hold' the-ir,first session' in Ladysmilh on Monday next.  No definite schedule of sitting, has  been arranged, but it is decided tliat.  evidence "will be taken in Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Victoria. Vancou-  'i    r  I '  ver, Rossland and  Fernie, and   the  Commission' hopes by keeping*-at.;  the'workcohtinually,io finish about  the end of   May, after-which'they  will at once submit to  parliament.  ��������� Victoria.���������The seven boys, - ail  undei* 15, years of age, who were accused of causing the' Wounding' of'  a Chinaman who had his leg amputated as a - result of injuries  .received from,being -run<oyer b'y^a  car, after a scuffle with the boys,  have been committed for triai.   ���������  "��������� Rumor is cunent here today that"  ' the Governor will refuse his assent  ���������-to''- the Ratification Bill, "and that  dissolution is imminent. '  ,"  The str. Victoria which formerly  carried coai'from Ladysmith to San '  Francisco is a  hopeless" wreck  on  .Bamboo Island off the China coast.  DIFF  {���������PAPERS  It isn't altogether the difference in-  <       ���������*��������� <  surface coloring!that should appeal-  to  you  in   buying   paper J     , You-  should see that the quality is in '  the body of the paper.    i     :'f,      " '���������,  The Kind, that Goes on Easily  will probabily Stay on ..    .,.-'-  -      ' '        *  <"      , ,'������;       :  We sell the sort that: insures satis- ���������  faction.    "New Designs.   ' ',-%'"'  MOORE yBROS.  "r,'l  P O. Drawer '563  Wm. Pearbe, sujjt. of mines,_has  wired from ^rank ihal> the de.id  no^v-'number 83skilled.--. The, roe-k  .s.ide .was four - thousand feet long,  aud \there is no trace of ihe' river  .for one mile but the .water is 'now  y\  going'.through ithe  rot ks:  It'is  Whiiwy   Go-Carts  and Siaby  Carriages  ,The Famous Blake. Iieaders for 40 years  Patents not obtainable on other makes  j������ 50 to $35  Auti Friction   Wheel   F*steuers--no   uut3   required���������  instantly taken off for oiling.  Whitney Patent Foot-brake���������acts on both  rear wheel*  by slight pressure of foot on lever.  Rubber Tire  Wheels,  Enamel  Finish���������Green,  Maroon  or Oak.  30 New Patterns for 1903  ���������  a full carload just in  rihintrations anH Pnces with full Descriptions, ou application  WEILER BROS., '   Victoria, B.C.  THE   COMPLETE   FURNISHERS^  Stoe  LATEST  ���������OF��������� ,  PATTERNS  FOR WANTS, consult our Advertising Squares on inside page for  anything required.  Antique Furniture Department in basement���������ail kinds repaired at short notice at S. H.  EiggH.  |l:.7"  ;.8ill^;foj!;;Bfliittv"'  ... ���������arid��������� '   ���������    '  Costumes for Ladies.  T.H. CAREY,  Ladies & Gents Tailor  Dunsjniiir Ave,, CumljerlaiKl  FOR   SALE.  Black Minorca Eggs, $1.50 per 13.  from first prize Cock, with score  card of 92 points.���������Apply, to Geo.  Heatherbell, Hornby Island.'  graceful, manner.       These   young  hidies were costumed with the best  of taste, aitcl the  audience showed  its appreciation iu a most ci tbwsi-  astic manner. - The dance b������t.\een  the  verses 'was  prettily, played   b}'  'little xMiss, Collis.    Miss Bate's song  "Shells of .the Ocean," vvas excellently sung, and received much ap-  .plause.    Mi.-s Collis and Master A.  Anderson    performed   a   selection  from "Lucrezia Bergia," on violins,  and although their talents are in  an embryonic state foretell a promising futuie.    Of the children who'  performed on the piano we will refrain   from  criticising, it would be  superfluous   to individualize   each  detail, but judging from the hearty  applauseand the reception accorded  toMaster Letvinoff and  his sifters,  with   the   Misses   Short, Mounce,  Collis. McLean, and Masters Bt-n-  nieand McLean, these young people  have  established   an   indisputable  claim to popular recognition.  The committee of the Hospital  concert fund desire to express their  thanks to Messrs Waller, Collis,  Leiser & Co...Murdock and Frarer,  fur articles lent for use, also to Mr  Clinton for his generosity in running a train to Union VVhaif, and  the I.O.O.F. for decorations left in  the hall.  thought., that there will, not be any  ^further slides.-* Tliere vvas no ea'rth-  qlia k'e .nor'Vol cat ic eruptiunas'first,"  rep rted.' All vsorkiiig in the mine,  except'two;escaped. /    ,  ���������.Ottawa, May 2���������The budget pass- I  ed In the House yesterday by a v<>^  of���������tb6 to t)4.      Mr Tarte.vvjied with  the Opposition. '  Ladysmith, May 4'.���������A meeting  vvas held heie on Saturday. It developed ~ the fact that there is a  decided difference among the men  regarding the present labor trouble.  The business of the meeting is secret,  but the men talk more or Jess.  MINERS'    STRIKE y  The long expected strike,was.de- - ,  clared last Saturday evening,'" after,  a  meeting of, the  W.F.M.y and a."! '  balloftaken through the:day. , A ,^-  little after ,9 p.m. three^delegateW-,Y  sought, Mr Little, the GeneralSup-\;/:;   Y'^  'erintendeiit^aiid^inforined  him-of :. .V"*'' >-r7  the result of themeeting.and of lhej������\[&������-\.*,',������  ballot, the-questiori balloted on be-'''~;~y')"\z\'^.}  ing that of demanding-recognition. ''^h'.^>H^.  Afterwards, the,men spent the'even- v-'i.*?h-V-^  ; ing quietly, and dispersed for home';&^ ������&������  at; the usual .time.    ^Monday,   the^' "'"'"     ^  tools".vyere "all .tjirhed-inif.r. tKo-iTtore^i  keeperf '"^T he mines'a re workihg-fa.  number ^f; Chinese   and "a   few'.  Whit^ carrying on the work. -The  Company have posted notices/t the  different pitheads    warring trespassers, and have placed^Jtchmen  /cideat.^  to guard  gainst any  rtf  j  To Cure a Cold in One Day take  Laxative  Bromo  Quinine   Tabids. I  All   druggists refund the money it  it fails to cure.    E. VV. Grove's sig-  natu;e is on each box.    25c.  52t     14 103  Leave your   measure   for   your  Spring Suit at the Corner Store���������  hundreds of samples to'chooee from  Fit, finish and Material guaranteed  ���������Stanley H. Kiggs.  Mr Gosnell, secretary to the Immigration Dt partment, has a number of applicai ions from - persons  seeking employment as farm hands  and would like to have those in  need of such help'to send" .'their  nan:es and addresses, with kind of  labor to be performed, and the  wages paid. . A number of. those  making applications a;efrom Great  Britain and have had experience as  practical farmers and can be re-  cpiumeuded as such.  FOUN 0, between Cumberland and  ���������Courtenay, a Sum' of Money.  Owner can have it by proving  same-���������Apply at Office of this  Paper, or Campbells' Bakery,  It   has   trant-pired  that the  whole  relief question was discussed.     I  is openly said that-fre'dom  of expression is not.allowed in the-Uniou  and   the proposal to   call  a public  Jn ass  meeting   next week  to  fully  consider all pnases  of the probLem  is under way.    This does n<>t, however, involve  any wavering on   ihe  part  of the men to the principle of  organization.    They are as firm e-n  that question as ever; but they le-  gard the matter in a'great many of  its phases, as a public one requiring  a public btatement,  ami  the claim  that a public discussion might clear  up many of the difficulties now in  the way.    One story of the meeting  today says:���������that a motion endorsing action of the Federation in the  distribution   of   relief   funds   vvas  parsed   by a good majority.     The  news that the Cumberland men had  come out caused  no surprise here,  the general opinion being that they';  had no other course under the circumstances.  Victoria, May 4.���������Mr Dunsmuir  says he has heard that 196 men are  on strike:     He does .not expect but  what a large number of the remain-  in������   200 miners   will   remain,   can  supplement thern with Chinamen of  whom  a   large   number are   good  miners.      He  does   not think the  Chinamen will strike.    If all go on  strike he will close the mines.     He  cannot help it and does not care.  [Continued on last page] |  is underwood the tmants of the  Company} houses/have been noti-  fiftd to vaqte.     / -   v-  The votj taken is .said to have  been, 196;br, 12 against, 3 spoilt  ballots.      ;  ODDFELLOWS'   CONCERT.  *(-  A more successful function than  the concert  aad dance held by the  IO.O.F.   lodge, on Monday,  27th,  has never been given by the Order  in Cumberlai/d<    U.S. Consul Clinton occupied/the chair, and a large  number of 'jhe Order were'present.  Mu.-ical  selections   were  given   by  orchestra, :/lso on the mouth organ  by Mr Voder which was much appreciated '   The duo on cornet and  trombone by   Me-srs   Montez  and  Mutdock,  wis exquisitely played.  Mrs Hill  who has already won the  hearts of music lovers, sang "Waiting."     This lady was -..in excellent  voice^ and in response to a rapturous  encore  sang   v'The  Banks  of  Allan   Water."      Mr   J.   Denton's  song "The Wolf," was well received,  also  the  numbers  given   by   Mrs  Banks, Mr Hutchinson, and Misses  Bennie, Halcrow,.Denton, Abrams  and Cameron.    A large number remained for the dance Which   was  thoroughly   enjoyed,   music   being  provided by'Messrs Roy and Vater,  after which refreshments were served which was not the least pleasing  feature of the exercises.  The 26th of April was the 84th  anniversary of the institution of  Oddfellowship ' in America. The  Lodge attended divine service on  that day at Grace Methodist Church  where ah appropriate sermon was  pve*2hed by Rev Mr Wilkinsi n,  the Order attending in large numbers in full regalia. MY HEART'S DARLING  BY W. HEXMBtJRO.  CHAPTER IX. ,,  '\nd every hour slie had spent with  her from that first, dreadful one till  to-day passed before her memory. It  is wonderful that one can grow so  fond 01 a person one hardly knew a  few" weeks before, and one so entirely opposite from one's self. Uor-  teif-'e had roused her out of her  thoughtless life, had awakened in her  "her ' slumbering desire for everything  , that was beautiful in life; ' she ha'cl  now a dawning conception of what  life might 'be. 'She drew the curtains, lighted a lamp, fetched her  portfolio from the bureau, and began  to'.write to her sister.-  "Dear Mathilda,���������Forgive me for  not letting you hear from me for so  "lonr: I have had very little time;  my "future mother-in-law keeps me so  busv about the house, and in the afternoon exp������5cls mc to -make visits  with her; and when "I have time to  ravsclf I go to see Hortense. Hear  Mathilda, if it were not for her 1  should die of homesickness for you  and  the  children.   Alfred  is���������"  Here she stopped abruptly. She remembered with terr.or that, she had  siot said, good-night to Frau Counselor. She "hastily- shut the portfolio, put it .back in the drawer, and  -went to find the old lady. A narrow  ray of light streamed from under  ' Alfred's door on the,dark ,floor without, and his mother's sharp voice  struck  on her  ear-  -"You may be grown up, Alired,  'but do not be angry with me; you  are still  the 'same-" She stopped  "Silly youth," said he, finishing for  her. '"Ts  that what you wanted    to  - ,sav?    Perhaps you are right."  ;'I have warned.you  often enough;  . -but if ever there was anys one ' who  . would not'hear, it is your    And you  ihave not even  the    courage  to  say:  'This   running   to   Frau  von     Lowen  must stop,  and  at once.'-"  "it is a weakness ia me. \ ou are  right again," sounded from his voice  at the moment when Pucic shut }.er  ���������door again. , ,.',,,  She "'stood    with    her lips tightly,  pressed in the little-room, her hands  ���������clinched.'together.     Let    them;   only  ��������� try,   onlv   dare  to, quehHi   the ,- only-  /light in''this  cold, 'horrid,  dry life!    '  She threw herself on the bod and  .stared into the darkness.  "I wish I had. never seen him. I  'wish I were dead!", she cried to her-  -sbl'i -And she la,v down in a tear-^  'less/speechless rage until day-break.  Tlie next morning Lucie was stanu-  imr pale'and .exhausted in the kitcben  "iron/no- her : .future mother-in-law s  caps and laces." Tnnte Dettchen ' sat  "at'the ititm.oii table shelling pease.  Nothing     "wa&^to   be  heard   but   the  light sound of  'backward and  'Sionally  a  sigh  T-vp iron being pushed  f^vard,  fi^m "���������s  and  occa-  "ute     Dett-  Vchcn       The . window' .stood   opt-.       a  \izzl!n"- lip-ht streamed in, and that,  ������������������^Xlh  the heat     from the coal     fire.  *r>������Hp  the young-- ffirl/s  headache  un  ���������tocai\h]o  ThcV,  I.  'tVFrau Co.unselo  ting-roVa mending  'freti was.off, busy v.  Tantc Eu-/tchen h '  'her rnind: 'Various  ���������she began were dro/ped  ������������������'out  finding     the     ight  -was in the sit-  he wash.      Al-  th 'his  patients,  something    on  subjects which  again with-  turn;   so   at  'last  she  abkeel   dirr/tly:   "Have    you  and Alfred had an\fdifferences?  "Xo,'j   said  I.uci/,   and   pushed     a  fresh steel  ii.to  th/ iron.  "You arc,a'ver,y curious'engaged  -.pair," said the elderly maiden, in a  'complaining1, voice, "one here, the  ���������other there. 'X thought it would be  ���������so different. \ Your future mother-  in-law is quite hurt about it; she  ���������thinks you nog'cict her for Frau von  Lowen. I think'it is the other way.  ���������'Just notice,' .sjiitl I, 'he  tentive enough lrp kisses  clom.' 'Oh, well, it is all  fred has othcrHhings to  the beginning di liis practice;' but it  :scems to me you. have been .��������� hurt  ��������� about it.     Jt is *>������������������*.  child?"  Srany ciaims have been made on be-  .half of tiie modern newspaper. It is  now held forward as the only reasonable cure both for cold and poverty.  If you stictch it, over you "at night  it is better than a warming,pan, better than an eiderdown quilt. If you  roll it up "into-wet balls and put it  on the tire it does instead of coals.,  Americans have the franchise for a  railway fiom Amsterdam 12 miles to  Haarlem. Even the Dutch encourage  1 ankee cutei priso.  A pressuie recorder attached' to the  rowlock of the racing shell will hereafter be used to determine the work  done by each oarsman.  ONLY A SLIGHT COLD.  MANY CHILDREN  f OF SCHOOL  WSth Coughs and OoScSs, aad Parents Everywhere are  PnMn, ths-WoadarM Curative Powers of  Dr;'Cha!  .^'s  ���������W  Linsea  Syrup of  'd't'  ne  When grown people neglect their  ailments and allow .them to develop  into serious diseases; they have no,  cine to blame but themselves.      .     ���������  With children -it 'is difierent, because'"they do not realize the seriousness of a. neglected cold nor the  means of obtaining a 'cure, and  many a child, as he grows older and,  finds himself a victim of pneumonia/  consumption, bronchitis, asthma-or  throat trouble, cannot but see that  his parents were responsible for neglecting treatment when his ailment  began-in tho form of a cold.  Today the schools-have many a  vacant' seat on- account .61 coughs-  and colds, ,and* many children ,,who  are there'should be at -home.^ What  treatment are -these children getting ������ Do their parents realize the  seriousness   of    neglecting to cure a  cold'' Have they proved the merits  of r>r: Chase's Syrup of Linseed, and.  Turpentine as a cure for coughs1 and  colds, bronchitis, croup,, whooping  cough, and all kindred ills ?  - Very many' have, for there is no.  preparation for throat and lung diseases that has anything like the sale  of Dr.; Chase's. Syrup of Linseed.and  Turpentine.  Be careful when you buy to- see  that the , portrait and signature ol  Dr Chase is on the wrapper. If you  send the children to the store, warn  them not to' accept any imitation' or  substitution.' Children like to, take  Kr. Chase's Syrup of Linseed-and-  Turpentine, and there is -no .remedy  so prompt-and effective. 25 cents a  bottlef iamily size, three times as  much', 60 cents; at all dealers, or  Edmanson.  Bates' &  Co., Toronto.  at-  scl-  DRESSED  DOLL  GIJKLS, would youlikoto have this  beautiful dressed doll J. If" so,, send, ns  your name and address on a post card.  and we will send, you one <ioz. large,  beautifully colored packages of gWCCt  Pea Seeds postpaid.   Sell them at  lOc.'each, return us ������1.20 and we will  immediately send you. the HlOSt  .beautiful Boll you have ever  SCeil. Dolly is fully and fashionably  dressed, including arstylish hat,_un-  derwear trimmed with lace,'stockings  and cuto little slippers ornamented  with silver buckles. She has lovely  golden curly hair, pearly tdelh, beau-  tiftli eyes and jointed body^      .   ,  Eva Gi'lloy, New -Westminster, b'C said: "I received your pretty Doll mid. amveiy much pleased  TYiihit. 'Itisa puifcct beauty and lav oxcoeded my  expectations."  Lizzie Si>ioute, Ke-vrdMe, Man., snitt:" I received  thoPollaiid think it is a, Tina 'Premium. v.Itia tiio  loveliest Doll 1 liavoevcr liad."  Gertie McDonald, Donavista Pay, Kev.Totmalnnrt.  caid; "Thanks very nmch for my beamilul Doll. I  am move than pleased villi itl"  Giels, just stop and think what  a  truly wonderful  bargain we are  offering you.    Yo 11 C������Il get  this lovely his Doll  completely dressed for  selling only ������*NE l>OSEM  jsackages of Sweet  Pea.  Seeds. Each package is beautifully decorated in 12 colors and  contains 42 of the rarest, prettiest  and most fragrant varieties" in  every imaginable color.    Tlley  are wonderful sellers.  Everybody buys.  Magfjie Sinclair, Slielburno, Out.; said:" I sold all tho seeds in afe-w,  minutes.   It is a pleasure to sell them."  ���������Mary Species. Mono Mills, Out, said: "I no sooner opened my parcel than I had all tlie seed sold.   They went like wild lire."  A 50c. certificate ire������ with each pnekage.   Girls,  ���������write us.at once n-nd il������is Itcautiriil I>e>Uy ->vlll l>o  your very own ia a short time. . <  3?rixe Seed; Co., Septi u31    Trox*o������������to  Yet' It May JLcael to Consumption and  an  Early Grave.  If your blood is poor or watery. a  touch of cold or influenza will settle  in your lungs,. and the slight-cough  of today may, turn to,the racking  consumptive's cough of tomorrow.  Weak lungs , are caused by weak  bloodf weak -blood is, an open invitation for consumption to. lay upon  you the hand of death.  Stop that cough by enriching your  b'16osd  ancl   strengthening your lungs  with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills..  They(  make  new,   rich,' red  blood.        They  add oresisting    power' 'to the lungs.  They    have    saved hundreds from a  consumptive's grave.    Here is a positive     proof .that -Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills cure where other medicines fail.  jMiss     Katie   Henry, ��������� Charlottetown,  P   K. 1.,  says:    ''Some months ago  I got    caught in  a rain storm, 'and  the wetting was followed by a cold.  W. first.!-paid but little attention to  it, but as the cold clung  lo'me and^  finally' 'developed    into     a    hacking'  qbugh-    1  became    alarmed and  consulted a doctor,  who gave me a bottle   of., medicine.      Unfortunately,   it  did-  not   help'   mo,', and  1  began to  grow pale,'lost in weight and my appetite completely- left n������' ���������   1  vvas now  regularlr under the care of tho doctor,  who-told   mn in'1 l:ings were ai-  fect'ed,'   and"   that I was  threatened,  with     consumption       The     doctor's  treatment     did,    not seem to< boncMit  me   in   the    least.    ��������� I grew steadily  weaker,'and finally was compelled to  remain,in-bod. "At this time a friend  u/ged .nie'to  try'Dr.. Williams'  Pink  Pills, -,and    even    brought hie three  boxes '��������� before I finally .consented/tot  take sthem.      I'have reason now to  bless my friend's' persistence, because  ]" felt'better before the'1 pills were all-  gone,     and    I -  gladly continued"^the  treatment, and was soon, able   to be  out    of    bed and take a walk every  'day.   I am now in the best of health  and    weigh  ��������� ten    pounds in ore than  3 did before I' took sick.    I feel that  1  owe. mv life to Dr.,-Williams' Pink  Tills,    and ' hope my experience-will  benefit some other, sufferer."^  ' All diseases which come from poor  blood,or, weak nerves .can be  driven  from    the system by'the use  of Dr.  -Williams', Pink  Pills,   which  may, be  had from any dealer in medicine,'or  will    be    sent    post,paid-at 50c per  box'ror. six boxes for $2.50^ by writing direct "to the Dr. Williams'.Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.    Eemcmbcr  that  substitutes "and   medicines  said  do not cure.  ���������  $90  OLD  Arc   You   Going  .  Compete '?  to  There will also be offered  Three Prizes at B  Fair in im  ramdon  as follows :  Vor the two best' Bacon Hogs, any  "' ."sEGOKD' PRIZE.  For   the    second    two  best    Bacon  Hogs,'any age or breed,  fed on' Car  nefac Stock Food  For the third  Hogs, any age or  nefac Stock Food   $25 IN GOLD.  PJ41XE.  two r best Bacon  breed, fed on Car-    $15 IN GOLD  Only -one entry will be allowed  from'each Farmer or Stockinan, and  the stock must be '.exhibited at the  ���������Brandon exhibition.     '     ,  Fvidencc must be, produced at  time of exhibition  to show that tic  animals  were fed on  Carnefac  Stook  Food.  Try   Carnefac   for    your    Stock,  . ������"        __������������������ ,  ���������'���������  W. G. Douglas,"Manufacturer;  Princess St.,   Winnipeg-,  CROSS BABIES.  to  be just as good  "Oliver'I\OPers, a sear-ion, adopt-ila  "peculiar method of ending liis life at  Southampton, Eng. " He put three  pennies into a slot gas machine,, and  then ft.\e<] a long'piece of rubber tubing to a burner. -Turning on the'gas  he'piatcd a pillow slip over his head,  into which he put the end of the  tube. Tlien, iying on the bed, he  slowly suiiorated. He was dead when  discovered.  Ho\r to Make'Them BrlgUt, Good  ifatur-  P " eel and Well*'' -.  "A "crying baby is  an unwell baby.  The littlo chap is -not cross  for' the  fun  of  it.    He cries,"because  that  is  tho ��������� only   way /he has "of expressing  the'fact that'Wis either in pain or  discomfort."   Most of his little troub^  Jos are due  to some  disorder of the  stomach    or    bowels    and if Baby's  Own    Tablets    are    given    both the '  trouble1 and "resulting  crossness  will.,  disappear.    You can take a..mother's .  word for it,  and Mrs.' John T. Suth-,  erland",  'of   Blissfield,   "S-. B., says:-  "I ��������� think   Baby's.    Own .Tablets.the;  best medicine in1 the world for little i  ones.    My  baby  was -very cross, and  used to keep nie awake half the night  ���������before 1  got the Tablets. -' Now she  '  ���������sleeps soundly,  is good  natured and'  is' growing   splendidly'.",       You   can  ffive: these Tablets with perfect safe-  ty to  a new born babe.'f l -They are;,  guaranteed to contain  no  opiate or  poisonous-   sleepy.��������� stuff?    and are a  sW.curc for all  the vininor  ailments  from which  little ones .suffer.   ' Soldi  byGmedicino dealers or- sent- postpaid. ,  at 25'cents, a box-byi  to' the Dr. Hilliams'  Brockville,   Ont. /  writing direct  Medicine'. Co.,'  'Keep  boasts  the man who  Nothing annoys the youth with a  bunch of keys at the end of his  watch chain like being asked what  time it is.  blushc d\  epl.v.  i'Y'.you-  l  she said,.  Lucie  "But, aunt, I  ���������much   emharrnsse\u  "Weil, now, no lui'rm meant,"  said  the stout little IiuIm taking a couple  of peas with  her lips  from  the palm j  of   her   hand.   "Ho  n   so   much     ab- I  ���������sorbed and so nuich away;  and -when  ���������one  is young  one!thinks so  much of |  ���������one's   on.ga^enient.''- I'.ut,  child���������"and  suddenly tbe tears welled up in    tho  kindly     eyes���������"he    always     was  so  quiet and uri.uemonstnitive: .you must  not  take   it  ill   'of .him._    He  is     the.  soul of goodness; you will only know j  liim  thoroughly when you have lived ;  long beside him.     I have carried him j  in my. arms ��������� he is a jewel.- believe <  me!"' ':  . Tvucie did not look up from - her  ironing. "I do not take it ill of  him,"   she  said,   faintly.    ,  At this moment there was a knock  s.t the door,-and- upon Tante Dettchen 's saying, "Cc^me in," Vthe Herr  von IMecrfeldt's old servant} appeared  ���������with a magnificent bouquet' of roses,  ���������and a little note, and under his arm  the Russia-leather box with Hor-  tense's mementoes of her travels.  "With Frau von Lowen's ' compli-  ���������ments." '  It was as if the hues of the roses  ���������suddenly dyed the young' girl's  cheeks, the color came so quickly.  She read the note hastily and said,  smilingly:  "Many thanks; and I will come."  Tho  old  man  set   down   the    little  chest   on  the  kitchen  table and   disappeared.       \  (To be Continued.)  is  not  her so  right;   ai- | Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  do,  just '    '  There \vas. once a man who admitted there were others as smart ah  himself���������but he died befoio the flood.  Seventy poets -of Germany have  agreed with one another to sell 'no  poems  foi   less  than  12 cents  a' line.  ���������T. Hunios. '���������' Columbus, Ohio.  1   have   been   i.v. (flic to el   for   some  Kidney and Tjivcc Cc>moUiuus.  'annelce's .Tills   the  best  mccli-  ilr       I".  writes :  tinii-1  w it Ji  and   11 iu!  (.-mo for those diseasos Those I'iPs do  not e-mi-Je pain. or '.trriiiino:. and .shouhUbo  usc-d wnt'ii a cathartic is required. They  aro ni;lat.ine coated, and rollt"d in the  l-'iour of Lit-oi-ii'e to prcst-rvo theii- puri-  t;>, uikI -five them a pleasant, agreeable  tuKie.  , UYfPEPSIA AXD INPIGESTION,.���������C.  V.. Snow & Co.. Syracuse. K. V . wiite :  "Please .send us ten cross of Pills. We  are' scllinir more of IVirnielec's Pills; than  iiny other . Pill we ��������� keep. rJ'hey have. >a  Croat reputation for the j-ure of Dysiicn-  sia'und .Liver Complaint." Mr. Clia's ��������� A.  Snath. l>iadsa>, writes: '-Parmelee's  I'iPs are an excellent medicine. Mv sis-  icr-has been troubled 'with severe head-  avjhe    but  these  Pills have cured  her."  The unexpected .happens much less  frequently than the expected fails to  happen.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Don't . got    discouraged.,  the  ...oyster   there   comes   an  when   least  expected.  Kvon to  opening  T,e������.-'.?'i"s Y-Z (Wise I lend)  .Snap Powder dusted i-i 1 lie  tlie water at. the same time  infects.   ,  Disinfri-taiit  bath  .sojV'ns  ���������that  it  dis-  Hi  Prince Joachim Albert of Prussia,  has written both the scenario and  .music oi a ballet entitled "The Miracle of  Spring." .       -  A, u iiter in London Health says  that in no sense of the word is the  American face distinctive, and there  is nothing that will call it up in the  mind from, the world's group of'Caucasian faces. The answer to this is  that the American face is a composite,  necessarily.  Impure  biood isc the.breeding place  for  innumerable illnesses.      When we  sec', any body   suffering   from   rheumatism,  iimping on crutches, or find on  our way a person covered with sores,  we feel" tempted to call, out to them,  as     well as    to those' suffering from  anaemia,   scrofula.:    "Poor   man   the  "help   is     within your reach, and you  still  continue   to   suffer ! '!   Wo  have  the right to say that, since we have  known    ^he    history   of   this  popular  medicine,  hardly  any  other medicine  has   succeeded  in   achieving  such   remarkable and thorough cures  as Dr.  August     Koenig's    Hamburg    Drops.  Facts  are'eloquent.       Thousands  of  testimonials   bring  news  of cures, by  these  '��������� life-drops"   as  a grateful  patient named them,  and every day the  list of   them   is   increasing.    It  must  be     further    said     in   .praise   of   Dr.  August     Koenig's     Hamburg     Drops  that   they   are "prepared  from  plants  and roots  without any  admixture  of  mineral substances,  such as mercury,  /.inc.  etc..  ancl therefore do not have  the  unpleasant  after-effects  resulting  from-the use of other so-called blood  purifiers  and   pur natives,   which often  remove     small     ills   and  cause  much  greater   ones.    Wo   arc   often   asked :  "When     should   the  system be  purified ? "    This must be left to person-  id  judgment,  and we can only reply:  When nature demands it.   The spring  is   : generally ������������������ considered the  proper  time  for purifying  the  system.   <. We  do   not   want 'to   upset  that theory,  but    wo must point out that blood  should    be    'purified' also     at   other  times,   when  thei'e  arc- signs "that   it  is not clean and wants regulating.  an' ������eyo - on  of his honesty. *  i  . '��������� ��������������������������� ���������  >      i-  Thore never was ancl never will be a  imb.ersat panacea, in- one 'remedy,-lor an  ills to which flesh is heir���������the very nature of many curatives being such, that  were the p,e>'rms of other and chlterently  sen ten diseases rooted, in the s> stem oi  Ihe patient���������what ��������� would relieve one ill  In turn would airsrravate the other. ,^e  'have however, in ..Quinine Wme, when  obtainable in sound, unadulterated state,  a. remedy for' nmnv and previous ills Hy  its gradual and judicious use the iraiJest  systems- are led into* convalescence and  strength by the influence which Quinine  exerts on nature's own restoratives. It  relieves the drooping spirits . of those  iv ith .whom a'chronic slate of morbid  despondency and lack of interest, in lue  is a disease and bv tranquilb'.ing the_  nervps, disposes to sound and refreshing  sleep���������imparts vifxor to the action of the  blood'. which, being stimulated, courses  through tho veins, strengthening the  hoolthy nnimnl functions of the system,  thereby making activity a necessary result, strengthening the frame and giving  life to the" digestive organs, which naturally demand increased substance���������result,  impioved appetite. Nor thru p &���������' Lyman,  of Toronto, have given to the .public  their Superior Quinine Wine at the usual  rute, aad, glaired by the opinions of  scientists, this wine l approaches nearest  perfection of any oa the market. All  druggists  sell  it. - ���������   -  As a icsuit of-the introduction of  the liertilJion system by the Zurich  police the town-has practically cleared out oil its bar! characters. Even  tramp.-, give the town a wide berth,  (or ar> soon as a person is arrested  lie is photographed and his measurements taken, even if the charge is  not seiiou.s. Of late the police have  had f-o 11ltie to do that there is talk  oi reducing the number of the force.  So Jew crimes arc committed in the  town that Zurich is considered to be.  the 'most-..moral town in Switzerland.  No woman cares so much about the  loss of her purse as she does about  losing the lucky penny it contained.  That's "the greatest thing in the  world,"���������in anything that's worn. You get style,  fit and finish too, in  -But the one thing we emphasize is their  ���������s.  "Granby Rubbers wear liKe iron."   The road to succcfs is open t,o all,  but too many want to get there  without the trouble of going.  The older a  spect she has  mother.  girl  for the  gets  the more  wisdom of  roller  If there is any petty meanness about  a. woman'it is sure to crop out at a  euchre party.  Some women have trouble  husbands and nothing but  when they  get them.  getting  trouble  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia. >  Cajyeei   Birels.  . Caged birds are frequently much  troubled with insects in their eyes. It  will be found that hanging a small bag  of sulphur in the cage will prevent  these insect's worrying the birds and  will also improve their health in other  ways. :     l  Fish.   Ont  Of  Femiiel a Difference.  The Irrepressible Child���������Ma, is there  any difference between level and flat?  His Mother���������No, dear.  The I. C���������Then >vhy did pa get angry wheu Mr. Jones said he was a flat-  head and then feel good when he heard  that Mr. Smith said he was level headed?-  Water.-  A herring lives the shortest time of  any fish when tai^sn out of witter; carp  and eels the greatest length of time.  A  Iteeifiest.     ���������  Mistress���������Didn't you hear me ring before?  Maid���������I kind of thought I did ma'am,  but I wasn't sure.  Mistress ���������Well, nest time, please,  give me the benefit of the doubt.  Desperately   111.  Mrs. Parke���������Your husband has been  very ill, hasn't he?  Mrs. Lane���������I never saw him so ill.  Why, for two weeks he never spoke a  cross word to me. p  F^or &  cippy 'Uajrr  ��������� By'M. M'G. WILLIAMS  Copyright, 180.?, by the - ' '  S. S. MeClure Company  *  l ���������  9-  Out in the garden ���������Philoinena sang  so sweet and high it was like the  scent of the clove pinks. .They stretched in a matted mass all up and down  the old fashioned' borders. Tbe,garden  was big, and a wide, weathered gray  house brooded' beside it. Time was  when the' Tryon1 house had been the  finest and most hospitable in all the  countryside. ,<In the day. of broken fortunes it still kept an aroma of cheery  .     good will. ' , , .<���������  ; Lusty hundred leaf . roses grew behind the bordering pinks. Philomona  ���������was snipping them ruthlessly, cutting  them without si ems ; ancl .dropping"  them m her "apron. It') bulged ridiculously , with 'the mass of'bloom, but she  kept crowding in clipped pinky white  petals, pretending to' be com. ', us of  nothing but her work. {s' ,  '' 'Somebody had come up behind her,  a'tall, young fellow, supple and merry'  eyed.; He undid the apron'strings deli-'  ,'cately, gathered the band in liis hands,  ',   stretching    daring    arms    about    hor  ,  .  waist,' and  said:   "Stop  slaying  your  "-' thousands,- Phil!    One  tose   ought  to  ' ���������    l*jsve her sisters too well-for wholesale  murder."     i   -,'   t ' :���������  -x--. t  Philomena^ slid from  his clasp, dcx-  \    terously   leaving   the*  huddled' apron  r   "'within his hands.   "If I were a rose, 1  .  had  rather   be   clipped   for   potpourri  ,';   than be left to-waste and ���������wither," she  said with  a delicious 'upward tilt of  the- chin.  "'{Being interpreted, that means.you  have not given uv a-stage career,'' Ar-  thuivWayne said, catching her hand.  "Phil,- Phil," he went on; "3*011 -must  give it up. I cannot bear to think of  my 'rose, t my rose' of 'all the world,  withering^ fading, 'in tlie glare of the  ' footlights.:;' '   .-,.,,    ���������"   '  ' "Stop!  We have gone over all that!"  <?'   Philomena   said   imperiously.    "I, tell  .   you," I''must go.  It isupast bearing, the  J    "way-things ,'are. now.   Oh, 1 know my  ���������     aunts.would   not   starve.  'They've  a;  ���������    roof, over their', heads, and Uucle ."lohn  \ ���������but I; cannot speak of him.   What'I  , cannot   bear   longer   is   to   see'- them  <    pinched,-   unhappy,   lacking   the   little-  _    comforts-that mean so much in age,,  y feeling-themselves dependent'." "    ���������  <"  ' , "You    know'' our thome ) would ' be  theirs;"'AYthuKhiteiTupted. '  ' Phil ��������� gave- him   a -reproachful, look.  '    "You won't understand," she said.' "All1  their lives'they have been  somebody,  gentlewomen,   able   to   hold   up   their  ' heads..     Gentlewomen    hate    charity.  They, risked money and lost it, against  uncle's 'advice,   for   my   sake. , Now,  when*; I *am told  1  have a fortune in  my throat, I must take care of them,  even if it breaks my heart."  The "last word was under breath.  Wayne, made to draw her to'hiin, but a  brisk, bustling voice behind them said:  "So hoi! Very pretty! Upon my-word,  very pretty! Are we rehearsing for  Strephon and Chloe?" Then without  waiting answer the,newcomer ran on:  "Miss Tryon, be ready for the early  train tomorrow. I've a letter from  Franzoni. He will try your voice, provided you come to hiin by 10 o'clock in  the rhcrning."'  "I shall go with you," Arthur said,  openly taking rb.il in his arms. "I said  you'must choose, dear. Let me take it  back. If go you will, let me follow-  everywhere."  "No, no! I will not let you spoil your  life!" Phil protested, but he held her  fast, saying, as he looked Music Master Graham square in the eye: "Philomena is my promised wife and not by  a fair weather promise. Wherever you  may take her 1 shall go too."  Graham's eyes were, quizzical, yet  not uukind. '���������That's as you please,  young man," he said, waving his hand  up and down. "But if you'll heed a  friendly word, stay behind, at least at  first. You see, you'd be so patently, so  palpably romantic you'd he set down,  not as a fact, hut a press agent's fake.  The voice there," nodding toward Philomena, "is so pure, so golden, so;rarely  , true it needs to be kept high, not vulgarized. I give you my word the roaring lions supposed to haunt stage doors  are really no more than yelping curly  poodles.    Thej* tag after and fawn up-  had told him . we could not buy. I  thought, though, maybe, Arthur���������only  his mother gets so much in the city.  But really there is tbe loveliest length  of brocade, almost exactly like my  grandmother's second day's silk"���������  " As she spoke she had huddled the  other three in'front of her toward'the  house, much as she would have marshaled fowls.a trifle unruly.  At the piazza steps Philomena sat  down, but the inen both foil to examining the peddler's wares. Graham,  Indeed, almost instantly caught ap the  length of brocade,  crying as he throw'  fct over  Philomeusi's shoulder.   "Here's  exactly wnat i.v wanted  for your urit  opera costume:"    *   ,  In spite of herself Phil ,gave a little  delighted cry, the s'lvery satin ground  was so rich and lustrous, the appkv  bloom strewn oyer it %o perfect'in line  and color. She was sorry when thc"  peddler said respectfully:  ''That, sir, is an ordered bit, so not  Cor sale." ' "  "Got anothero piece for your order;  I'm bound to have this one," said Gra-'  ham good lhimoredly.  The peddler shook his head. "There  is not"another piece like it,"- he said.  "This was specially woven for a happy  day, gown." ' -   . r  ,'"Who is to wear it?" Philomena asked softly, stilling a sigh. 'Somehow'she  found herself trembling, all her courage oozing away. She wished as she  had never wished before that she'had  somebody of her very own to lean on.  Her mother had died when she was,  born. Her father had gone away, disappeared, leaving her "only 'a clouded  name for heritage. She had* never  known until the trouble camej^theu  Uncle Jphn had spoken harsh truth.  It was that, as much as love for "the  two dear-oldr ladies, which kept her  steadfast to tho thought of going into  the world and winning its applause.  She had 'never been curious or en-  .vious, but somehow there swelled fin^  her a-sense of passionate injury against  the unknown who was to wear this happy day gown, ordered no doubt by a  father's loving pride. ' She crushed the  rich fabric' between her fingers and  fixed a long look upon the peddler's  face,     o" ,  "A girl,.is to wear it���������that is, if she  chooses," the peddler said, moving a  step nearer.      , t -  Then she saw that he was more travel worn arid weary than aged. Dimly,  uncertainly, she saw, too, a likeness  that' drew her electrically to her feet.  Through the open hall door her father's  portrait 'showed in _~ the * bloom and  strength' ;6f young manhood. She  glanced from it'to the peddler, arid back  asain. then stood,white as death, fac-  iug^hini, too shaken'to speak. His eves  followed hers' and grew misty as 'he -  cried: _ 1 >    -��������� l  "Sisters! Daugliter! So I have really  kept my placck Philomena, my baby,  the happy day gown was brought foi  you."  been   made   on   a   public   svibscnpt'on  list with'a loud' ilourish cf iruu.-iYs.'  ���������'You   are   right."    said   a    h^ieiK-r'  "That   was   genuine   modest   eh:, my.  and T don't wonder you brag of it."'  TIse Motion  of a  Svrimniliis- ^isJi.  One of tlie mor.t recent applicaf.ci.i-  of chrono photography���������by ,whii-li. i-  m"ant photography applied by meatv-  of a series of short and rapid i^po-mrc)  .to the representation of moving obje-e-i>  in succossh'e- positions���������has been de  vised in Franco for the study of th<  swimming motions of fish. A niyii h  was chosen as,the subject of iuvosTiga  rion, and "the successive photograph?  were taken at intervals of u:\e-teutk  of a second. They show complete!;.'  rhe movement of the fins and pruse:r  a similarity to the photographs th;--  have boon obtained of the motions ol  the wings, of a flying bird.  P  The swimming action begins with a  lifting of tho front part of tho tin  This lifting motion runs rapidjy backward along rhtj tin, tho front part b&iiu;  in the meantime depressed once more  and just before the motion ' coaxes at  die *ail the movement recommences a!  th" front end of the tin.  SOME GEEAT PEOPLE  MEN AND WOMEN I HAVE MET;" BY  THE HON. J. W. LONGtEY.  Attorney-General   ol    Nova    Scotia   Oive������  '   Some Interesting l'ersoiial Sketclics oi  Prominent People to a Canadian Club  Long ley    there     were    many    distin-v  guished  men present.'   Thpse included  Lord   llerschell,     Sir   Bichatd     "Webster,  Sir Frank Loc.w ood,  the   only  ir.au  who  could   .make an    afte no,on <  spo?:-h, Lord'Chas. J'lt.s-ell, #Cnrdiual ,"  Vaughan,  Lord  Jloberts.'   Jn    pa;, ing  his      humble    compliments     to     the '  Prince,   Mr.   Longk-y     de'-lared     that  never in his life had he met    a man  who  so     untiringly and  so  faithfi liy  laid  hiinrelf    ont  to  be  urbane     and  AmiieMce in Toronto-Tiit-Ei������g, Jose,,;-.'   agreeable  to  all  than   the PrilKe     of  Cluunljurlain,    Mario ' CoreIli,    Jos>qi>'i   '  ^ a^es        ^fr  had   a   jo! e   for   Oa h   and  greeting  for   all  und Mr.    Longley  Howe and OUio:s.  1^ 100 V\ U..-K Old.  Saturday, i::;c. 27, liJL'2, bcinir 'the  inpth l.Iithc'.-i.v. of j>Lis. A.ulcer '\Vnt-  : in.-; >f Forcsi-t i'le, h< r i\-L.t i.:c. and  ii'ie-nc!-? met iu hoi; home to c-o.:!Piei'.:-  ( rate that cvc.it with a.M'rpi i.se party. In all, there were 10J \\ur-; ,.->  firesent.-   Of thee t.'icre  were  '11 cr* er  oa"c r  '10, (5 o*\cr TO,'.and 2Ii"-. Clsi:"!  80- yee rs of1'ago. 'nil of wbtjj.i 'bvp  witliin a few -miles of i-ne -mol^ci*���������.  Tl.o.v , asbc'mi,lec! to honorYdiV/scTe  survi'ing'inoncer oi .the P.jwr:,;;.;p'i.f  rhiU'lott'Millc, Yvho was b.-ru'' I"1 c^  27,/lSOC-, i-,t the \i 1 go of Cats; ill,  near ,a erce *." of' the mui o-nnije,    bi.t  nown to the inhahitinth    (  th: t  (iine  as'North   Kiver,  in   (he  Slate 01  N'ow York.     ..'^aiie Frayer    <; ..:e      to  Canada, with     hoi   par. nt>.   '"',-.- a-ui  Mrs.   Philip Frayer,  one  hrot'-icr 'an-  one  si tor,   nnd'11  ri\editit  Mu-   1 o:rj  Point settlement in' Xovoibor,   IP07  5^he manied  '.valter V'atJ'i ���������"���������;'iii lir'2C  <vid   has  li\cl       in   the   nti'vh'po h..<"f!  and     1 lnio������t  in .' i  lit of  1 c."  father's  fatm all her lifo time.  Kittson   for  lli������.  >i<-kii;M>������J'. '  "I hope they dcuf't give uiy little-,  hoy any naughty1 nic!uiiut'es r in  sc-h.icl?" "'Yes, ma, thev c '11 mc  Coins"- J'l!ow dreadful1' Ancl why'  do they call - you that?" ' Cause  l'in always at the 'foot of the  ���������ias-p."���������Sydney Town and (Jounti-y  'Journal.     ' ���������  Another -AVny of Pattir.R- It.  "Truth lies at the bottom of a well."  "And you're no vliind of a' diver."  on ; you for an encouraging look or  word, come to the whistle and tumble  over themselves to follow a finger even  half- lifted. But as for danger, my  friend, even an unconscious look scares  them. ; Miss Tryon has only to be herself, in: order to''-be always and every-  where::perfectly safe."  "Notwithstanding   I   shall   go,"   Arthur said obstinately.  Graham'shrugged his shoulders. Miss  Tryon, the elder of tije aunts, came  tripping between the borders, her delicately wrinkled 'face exhaling a spiritual fragrance like the scent of dried  rose leaves. "Come in, all of you," she  said eagerlj*. "There's a peddler on the  piazza, an elderly man, and he looks so  tired, carrying that heavy pack. Such  lovely things! Yes." deprecatingly to*  Philomena, "Martha and I let him  show them, but indeed it was after we ,  Greedy  Animals.  It may be doubted whether those of  us who are able to obtain sufficient-  food .without difficulty can appreciate  the craving for sustenance experienced  by sea birds and other animals which  have often by the force of circumstances to fast for long periods. Gulls  Avill cat until they cannot fly and when  they find pilchards on board a boat  will continue their feast until they can  only lie down and gasp. A superfluity  of food comes at such long intervals  that when it docs come the avian intcl-  1 leet reels at the prospect, and what  seems a horn of plenty brings dire dis-  'aster. Seeing that 'gulls and gannets  kuow no better, we are not surprised  to hear of a John Dory, stntled to the  very mouth, floating helplessly on the  surface of the water, unable to escape  from a flock of sea birds which have  deprived it of its eyesight and will  quickly take away its life.  A snake which thrusts its head  through the palings to seize an unwary  frog and finds itself! unable to draw  back again with the frog in its throat  has wit enough to disgorge the amphibian and to deftly draw it through  by the leg so as to s-wallow it on the  safe side of the palings. But probably  a snake which happened to be on the  wrong side, in company with a frog,  would consume it on the premises and  so render itself incapable of wriggling  through the bars.���������Longman's..  ��������� ��������� Wo.-ilth   of   II'XMl.trsiM.  The   principal   woahh   of   LJoiHluvr:-?  lies   undoubtedly ' in   its   mine:a 1   di  posits.     There   aie   but, few   sections  that clo  not show  veins'.of bilver and  many that carry gold as well.  U������������  It.       t  One of the best pieces of advice for a  safe journey through life I saw on a  sign at a railroad crossing. The sigr.  read. "Stop! Look! Listen J''���������Baltimore  American. -_    MEDICINE HAT.  Modest   Charity.  They were discussing charity in the  drawing room, and one of the gentlemen was inveighing with some sarcasm  against benevolent folk who. make donations and have their, names published iu the papers.  "Nearly all charitable acts," he said  eloquently, "have pride or vanity as  their motive. For my part I hate ostentation. I remember once when I  was traveling through a part of the  country where I was not known I came  upon a lonely .little station, where in  the waiting room there was fastened  to the wall a contribution box for the  benefit of the sufferers through recent  inundations.  "There was not a sour there, not a  person in the neighborhood kuew of  my presence or was acquainted with  my naine, and I went and dropped a  goldpiece into the box and slipped  away unseen. Now, sir, what I contend is that my secret offering was a  more meritorious oue  than if it.  hn-i  rditor Writes Thai Ail the U������d Weather  I>i>ci> ."CJot Dri^niale There.  Fred  G.  Forstcr,      editor     of   The  Mcdkiae  llat  News,   has  written     a  somewhat long" letter to The Chicago  Trioune,   defending  his  town   against  the  aspersion  that  all the  bad  weather    comes     from that plo.ee.       He  says:     "Medicine  Hat  is   a  town    of  "2,500 people, delig-htfitlly fcituated in  tlie  A'alley  of  the South     Saskatchewan  Ilivcr.    "We are 1,000 unlet.'west  of JLaKe  Superior,   :200  miles  east  of  the  JJociaas,   ancl  70  miles  north  of  the 31 onlana boundary  between  Canada and   the   United States.     To    bo  mole exact, our   latitude isiHO degrees  1    minute   north,   our   longitude   110  degrees 87 minutes .west, and  our  elevation   above   sea  level,   2,161    feet.  We are in  the  centre of that district  of   Western   America   which   is   Fwept  by  chinook  winds.     These  winds aro  tiie bright influence  of    ovr   'Banana  Ilrlt'   winters."        Continuing,      Mr.  Forst'er  remarks  that:   "There     is    a  district  around   Medicine   Hat   about  1200 miles in .diameter where the winters  are short and  the temperatures ���������  moderate.        The    district   comprises j  what is  the stock grazing country of  the  Northwest���������which   district  is  attracting attention     from      stockmen  from  every   stock  state  in  the  country to the south of us.    The town is  a growing,   progressive place,  a railroad centre,  has coal mines,  and is a  great       stock  shipping point.        The  town  enjoys the advantages of up to  chite  commercial   aud  business  facilities.    The town owns its waterworks  plant and supplies citizens with good  water at a moderate rate.    The town  owns      its natural g-as system      and  gives   citizens  gas for  fuel   and   light  at  Jess  than  20  cents   per   1,000  cubic feet.     The  Canadian Pacific Railway   has a yearly pay roll of  $250,-  000, and this yctar the stock business  hVought   into    the ranches.������800,000.  Wc  have'Tn*e .churches,   two  schools,  two hospitals,  three chartered banks,  all lines of mercantile b-usiness represented,   nnd     are,   in   fact,   a   uniqtue  community.     The e-iiizens  know how  to enjoy life as they find it hero, Jand  life on  the prairier and in the prairia  towns   has   an    enticing    fascination.  Thejie    is   an      unaccountable   charm  about the free,  open Western life."  There is probably 110 characteristic  of human nature-   more  general    'or  mores    highly    developed  than'   that  viluoh reaches    out    after  knowledge  .of (.Ileal People or Great Places. The  woikl   'woiships  a heio.       The' man  who    climbs    to'  p:c-emincnt promL-  nen e by 'the    ladder of' politics, -   of  literature or  of war,  the place whi h  comes before  the public as 'the   sce:,e  of some    great achievement     is     tiu  man  or place   upon   whom or    upon  which    all eyes  are  cast.      Such     i^  the power 01    personality.     Through  their woi ds or works the personalhy  of, an fauthor   or  statesman  so     impresses  iuscK.upon  the. public     that  he becomes, as.it were;  one    of    the  personal  friends  c������f������    the    individual.  Thus the address'"of the Uon.  J.  \v"  LongJey  recently    on   "Men and  Women J   Have    Met"   to  two   .luindroi  members, of the 'Canadian     Club     m  Toionto      interests     everyone-'   who  reads or thinjks, containing as it did,  interesting sketches,of the King, Joseph    Chamberlain,   , aiarie    Corolli,  Grover    Cleveland,'    William    Mokin-  icy,  Joseph lTowo  and  others about  whom  all have heaid.    .A   politician,  lawyer and   -litterateur    Mr. Long ley-  is  welr-l.nown, in   Ontario,   a ��������� co'upl'e  of his claims to 'undying, fame >b&ng"  the authorship of a work on "Love,"  and ; the    aulhoi ship . of what     any  waiting-   politician'    would  call  a sublime    but 'stern truism,   being     the  statement that  "Too Jong' in    oilice  is not.good for one party."  1 Ay ImuliouUiiLi (,������;utre.     '  The test of a politician as well as  the gracefulness of -a litterateur and'  the shrewdness of a , lawyer were  combined in Mr. Longley's opening  sentences, in which he-expiossed his  pleasure at havmg- an opportunity of  holding communion with so manv of  the? leading men of "this intellectual  centie (Toronto)," by which of  course he would have them know  that, they werenot ttie least important men he;, h'ati 'met. This sentiment he afterwards .made clearer by  assunng- theiri; that if he did not  mention their names individfally  among, h'is lb-���������t of distinguished 'men  it was because of-his reject'-, for  their modoUy and because of-no iack  pf appreciation of their merits. This  sentiment' was popular, and- Mr.  E-ongley* was already regarded , as a  man-of large aud quick discretion.  A   Ci.-i.,i.s ,i{ u S>tiH   Jim*'.  .Launching    into    his    theme,     Mr.  Longley took his hcaieis in    thought,  and  imagination  back  over  a    little  journey  of his in 1SU5,  when for the  first    timo    he    visited    tho    Ibitish  House of Commons,  which sta'ncls    in  sublime grandeur en the banks of the  .Thames.     Sket hmg    little   incident?,  illustrative of the  diiliculty  of securing  admission    to  the charmed     and  solemn  precincts  thereof,  he told    of  the 'session    then    in progress���������-dull,  monotonous,  ioutin-3.     It was in  the  precarious days of the Koseb-crv Government,   which 'struggled   along     on  a  majority of eighteen  or so���������a   majority which Mr. Longley seemed    to  scorn  as   paltry.     Howe\e.-,    at  this  particular  tune  they  went  into  com- ',  mittce of    supply    on the  war    ecti-  mates,    and    "Jllr.  St.  John  lirod-. ick  mo\eJ a reduction  of    iUOO  in     the  Minister's  salary,   the  point  being  of  couisj   want  of   confidence.     Sir   William  llarxouit  was out in   tne smoking room, remarking in his own English   way   that   "it  was awfi.Uy     dull  and monotonous to have a day wj-h- j  out a crisis,-'   when  the  di\ isic.n bell '  r.ang.   and   IV!r.   Harcourt's   crisis   arrived  in   the    shape  of  a defeat     fi r  the Uovcniment whi.-h he led  hy l.">2  to   127      And  Mr.   Longley     thought  it  was worthy  of e 01 nine n't     that"   a  crisis involving  a change of  Co\crn:  meat,   with   its   conscepiences   so    f, r-  reac-hhi".    should     hinc  been   ac om-  pl:shorl   under  circumstam es  and monotonous.  .Mj*niii;������".c  ;nirl   .\ f)!������.s(   "������I:tn.  Sir. Longley  admitted   he  wa.s    not  greatly impns.'-ed by  i'-nti-h  ewatoiy  and   then     went   on   to   unbosom     his  great admiration   for his  friend  Jos.  ChamlK'rlaiii,  whom" lie -'des: ril.cul     as  being  "by 'all     nicans    and   by ���������(>''���������. e".v  tes.t the.strongest ������������������and abu:st'ji;ari   in  public life."    He  then em.11: iaU-d  the  prin-'iplo  that rarely  is the .vt: oii.c. st  man  selected  for  leadership.  A  rtilor-  les-.s,    steady,   won't-sat-tlie-wo ld-o;i-  fire  sort of man     was gene ally     tlie  choice and     just  here   it     mig!t     he  mentioned  that I\b-.   Longley     is   not I  leader of  his .party  in   Nova    J-.cot.ia.��������� j  In  his humble  opinion,  lio'wever' Joe  Chamberlain,  while not Prime IVIinis-  ���������ter   had, exerted   more,    influene     in  shai'dng  the    policy    of the    Hinpire I  than any other six men.  A man who  I  never  slumbered    or  slept,   possessed i  of   colossal   nervous  en-orgy,   his     do- '  so  diiil  a  was of opinion thai while the du tries of the office w,6r������ circumscribed  in looking around the great 'nations-  of tho woild it would be diitlcillt  to find one better equipped ' with.-  grace and elRciency, tact and judic-.  iousne-'s for the' iiigh position of"  King'than' he w'ho'now rules' this  great Empire. - -, 1  While'a politician and a lnwye-V cis  has already  bein <. ji'oiiAtd  out,   ' Mr. '���������  LongleyJ  aspires'   after other    books '  than    blue books,    howc\cr instruct-,  ive,   or works of law,  ho\ye\er la,mi-  nous  and    edifying.      lie even    goes  so  far as  to  phi- e literature of '   tho  broader  kind  higher     in  the scnle  of t  importance,   an'd  lie  went'on   to" tell1'  of the mighty 'minds he met'' at'   a'  five (.o'clock'tea given  by airs. Louise  Chandler    Motiitcn,    of    Boston,   ,in  'London.     This 'talent: d lady, 'it was  0 .pointed, out,    was one of the   exceptions to    the rule    that' authoiship  , and poverty go sweetly and  serenely ,  hand-in-hand, obut lest he should lead  any   .aspi'.ing  "writers  ,   astray,   the.,  ,speaker hastened  to explain  that she,  married a man   \vitV money. ��������� Hence  iwhe could flourish    fi\c o'clock   teas,'  and at one of ^these Mr. Longley,met  >  "Israel Zangwill,   who wrote a    boolc \  with  its scene in  Nova Scotia,  -but  who  had never been in Nova , Scotia,  -and'   showed iio'J dooire . to    compare  notes  with  cne  who ,hnd; .BD's. ,Fran-  -  ces Hodgson, she   of  the soft',   chcainy,'  eyes,   ���������   who   ' wrote     ''Little  '--Lord  Fauntleroy;''   Mi s.   Alexander," novel- -  ist and   "woman of earnestness;' /Je--.v  romc 1C.- Jerome,  oiie o������ the funniest  'little  creatures     imaginable,    always  bubbling ���������   with      humor,      an'd J   the,  ���������curves of    whose mouth    seemed', to  suggest the' scenes and situations ���������' of /  'his books;  Mrs." Custer, the most, interesting author of' "Boots and Saddles."     Later  he* met-Mr.  Grant Al-   -A  len,   who  resented   the   insult  of    be-  in-^ classed" with  Canadians.     Last;-.-'  'but not .least,-he met  and spei\jf an .  evening with ivrario' Corelli.-        '   '.  Jl-i - '  '.  .Ilaiie CJuv.>lli's Allssi011.  And! thereby    hangs    a', tale.      Mr."  , Longley 'likes Marie,' with the    pas-"-   *  sionatc fondness !<>f a cimalrous man,'  and, in telling about his  visit to 'her"  home he "launched  out into, a eulog-y,  of tier  la'dyship   and her  works."- " It'  was h"is opinion  that"few''writers    of   ,?  the presc-nt    cJay   possess the   genius   *  'and\the    j'.ower of .the^samo.  nnich-^ -  maligned Marie,   -and he < loved   her- -  for the ���������enemies she had made.     She>  waij an earnest  woman, seeking to'db"  something worth while,'"and she ,was;  sneered at   viui'd  abused because    she  does     not     conform    to' ��������� the     tame,  worldly    and materialistic    spirit 1 of"  the age.     "Looking abroad    at    the.  present time,"  dc'-lared the   speaker.,'  "she thinks    as   i    think,   .that    the-  twentieth  century  is opening   up   tho.  most absolutely materialistic age the   "  world  has  over  seen,  with a hideous,;  disrogaid  for.  anything  higher     than''  elevators,    elect1, ic roae's  steamboats  or stocks."     Even  the churches were,  tainted, and yon could turn a   crank  and run oil half  the worships  of the  present times,  the dov0ut souls being:  worrying  over Dominion Steel stocks-'���������"  all  the while-     It  was  because Marie  had sought to  d~aw  attention    from    .  these    thing's  and     rai^e men   'to     a  higher level that she had get herself  disliked,    and    yet he predicted     her  triumph   would  ������onic  and  her     name  and fame would  ii^e long    after tho .  nanow  wretches   who  critici-ed     her  were silent and forgotten.  jblvuii  ill.   ".   lis.!., :'ic,r..  Mr.' Longley does not pose as a  humorist, and yet he sprung a littlo  joke wh.cn he said, ���������'there were men.  woi th meeting, even at Wa.h..iin >���������-  ton."  He told this story of the late President r.lcKiuiey's urbanity, \\i:o. although William I.icK inley, a man of  great charm ol manner, was at that  time just intfodu. ing the famous  Mc'vinJey T.i.'l.  "i want to t'dl you how much t  appreciate your friendship and your  kindness  to  me.     At  the  same    tine  1 must say  J . have  nothing   but  eon-  tempt for your bill."    This,is  what    '  Mr.  Longley. said .'in parting.  ���������"My 'dear    sir,   it  issuc'T   opinions  from such' mo   as yoa    which    gives  ." .   Tin's ..is'   what,  said  ass* 1  SI  W0$$  r^^(-:^?  %������z$������  V'stf-g&Xty  tiW$  '^SSP  r$l#M  ^'^'���������yy^i  |g^  %ffi^$h  :Srf|  r'te^Kl  ,^N_*j*.>rw  ��������� Ll^'t^-f;?!.-^  j^Vf^;  -i**^C..������At;  'kmm  J!Tvt^?i?4  lite^i  ptif&ftcfi  v<*^H'>-jf  ' H^*"������"'������.  ���������te;M$?������  ?t'i7-.:^.5t;  t.r.y.i.j^f,*.  ^���������A^iHq':!  Pi^fiiV.  &m$  -}Wa"W*Q  ssm  4ysV*f<-i;  ���������,������&*&}.  *4&te$y������ti  'ff������B  m������$M  ,'sj,iSj?;  nie faith  in  my  Idll."     T!  ~.lr. ���������. i.fcTvijil>.>.y   nior-'t .graciously  in   ici-'ly.  'Plionms B. Kocd wrs described-, as  the strongest intellectual man of his  age.  A Crciit Ciimulian.   .  Mr. Longley did not'wish to tres-  jiiis.-.- on the di\nc<;ijroiiK ground of ex-  firessing opinions about great Canadians, and besides he hadn't time,  but he tarried long enough to U'.li  of the qualities which made Nora  Scotia's own Joseph Howe, one of  the most unique and wonderful ohar-  pjirtnient '��������� ovei-shadowed all others."! actors of Canadian life, a greater  and he had a 'ompletc grasp of' than M'acdonald, Blake, Carticr or  everything .which pertains to any: Mackon ie, and so endeared him to  matter in connection ��������� with any. pa.i t ''his own peojde that, when he died  of  the    Empire.       Such was    Joseph, tens of  thousands  - ricd as  though at  j the loss   of  a   friend.     AVhile ,  othcra  Chamberlain.  .>J������etiMK' tlin Kiiij;.  Intending, of course, no reflection,  Mr. Longley spoke of the King, tho  then Prince of Wales, next. This was  in pursuance of his trip and not in  righteous regard for the law.s of precedence. 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Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  ���������Sundays. v  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No. i. daily except Sundays, at I p.m.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  OUTOBBK 2r>th,  19J2.  The  Weekly IrfterOcEan  No. 2  Ths  ..later 0������,������" i������ a m=mb8r of .he Associated Pre.. a������d is a'^th. only Western  BEST  on   earth.      ......         "'.   52-TWELVE-PAGE PAPERS-, 52        ^^ One Dollak a Yeah  Brimful  of  news from   everywhere   and  a  perfect  feast of special  matter..... T.  VICTORIA  Daily.  A-M.  De  9 00   "    9*23   " 10.24   " 11 00  ''    P.M.  " 12 40 .  Ar 12 53..  No. 1���������Dail  A.M.  De. .8 00......  ''    S.20......  " 10 02.'.'....  "10.42   " 11 SS   Ar 12.00....   .  TO WELLINGTON.  No. 4 - S-'n^ay  ]' M.  .Victori,-. Do   3.00  P.^Msfr^am     '. . .   "  "Koenig's "  Duucan'B      "  P M  , Nanaimo  3 ?8  4.24  5.00  -6.41  'Wellington Ar. 7.03  Iw   TO   VICTORIA.  MUInICIPALISY OF '     ' ,  THE CITY OF  CUMBEKLAND.  TH E PQ U H DBY- LAW.,  The Municipal Council of the .Cprp'or-  ; a tion of the City of Cumberland...  enacts as foilov/s :��������� ' r  ~ 1. At such place or place's as shall be designated ov 'he Couacil irom time to time a  Ouv Pound may be established and aha.l,he  maintained as biioH by tho Oorppration of  tbe City of Cumberland.  '    ,    .,,   "_,   "y  2. Tbo Council may from time to,-, time  apt-H-int a Poium-keeper at such salary or  .remuneration nb it may decide aud appropriate cut,of the annual" revenue.       ,     - v  3. The Citv Treasurer  shall furnish   the  Pouna-koep������;rllwich  a liook',iu  which '.the'  iVund-keepe-r shall enter a ���������de-.onptmu' ot  even auiumi iuiyi,uid������.d  by him,   with   the  name of   UU tora..ii   who took   or sen. the  samii to ho iaiu-undod, th--day and hour'on  which   the ammai   came mto   his chai������e as  l'oii-..' keetei.   the .lajr ������"d hour on which  the  same   was   rtde^meel, . uncharged, -or  otherwise   deal    >mu    .<r   disuei^ed of,   the  union    of   the    pcrsou    and    che     amount  uaia   hi tbe   pet-sou   redeeming I he at-iimal,  or, if  sold, the name of   she nun-.h&ser, the  amount that a as p-.id tor'aha   ammal,   ai.d  the amount oi ��������� no ex;.onoe theicn, and the  balance, if any, r-.maiuing ovi r  the   above,  the penalty ahowauce and expense*, ancl Wi  w bom the same has  neen  paid,   wmch  bal-,  ouce/if an>, shall, prior to  making the return to the auditor, be paid over to the City  Treasurer.  4 The Pound-keeper Bhall at the end of  tbe'month make a return to the City Clerk,  in writing, comprising the above ratorma- '  tion and any other information he or the  cle-.k mav deem i.eceasary, which return  shall,cif required, be verified by statutory  declaration of the Pound-keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper vhall pay over to,the  City Treasurer all ,money received by him  once in every month, ov oftener, if mstiuct-  cd so to do, *and shall at all times produce  his books for the inspection of  any member  .of che Council, or the Auditor or the lreas-  urer, when roejuesteei to do so.  6. No horse, ass, inulo, ox, bull, cow,  cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or deg (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) shall be permitted to run at large or  trespass in the city at any time, or to graze,  biouse, or feed upon auy of th������ streets,  Miiiares, lane?, parks, alleys, or public  ulaoos of the City, or upon a..y unfenced  lots or unfenced laud within tbo oity limits,  under the following penalties against the  owppr**, or k'-cwr-, or persona having charge  of the same, viz:���������  For each ox, horse, mule, ass, bull,  ,' cow, or other cattle  *<> 00  For eacli swine, hog,.sheep,  or goat '.-   _  or other animal. .......������������������������������������ ���������- 1 "^  1 For each dog. ���������   ���������  ������ 5U  . .Wellington..  .Nanaimo  .Duncan's. ...  . .Koenig's.;....  , .Coldstream..  , .Victoria.   No. 3--Sunday  a.m:.  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The Company reserves the right to  chanc-e without previous notice, steamers  sailing dates and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale  from   and   to  all Stations, good  Saturday and Sunday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  "7. If any of th-j animals mentioned in  section 6 of this By-law (except dogs registered aa hereinafter mentioned) are tound at  large or trespassing'within the limits of the  City-of'Cumberland, or grazing, brousing,  or feeding upon any of the streets, squares,  lanes, parlor alleys, s ��������� public places of the  said Oity, or uuon any u-afeiidediote or lanu  within the City limits, it shall be taken by  the Pound-keener or his asawtanfc aud driven, led, or carried to the City Pound .and  be there impounded, and it shall be the du.y  of the'Pound-Keeper so to impound such  animals.  8. Any person or persons who find any of  the animals mentioned in section G of this  Bylaw, running at ,-large ovy'trespassing ,  within the Oily limits -in contravention ot  this By-Law may drive, lbad, or ..-.arrv .the  animal to the said Pound, and it shall be th*  duty of the-Pound kerpe.r to receive and  impound the same, and p^y for  " Horse, mule, bull,  cow, or .  other cattle..   ...-'.������������������������������������     ������l &u  Each   swine,    hog.    sheep,  yoat, or other animal...      .--0  Each dog 50  9. It shall be the duty of all 'officers and  constables of  the police force  of  the said  city, whenever they see or meet any of the _-  animals mentioned within section 6 of  tbis^1  By-Law   ninning  at   large' or1 "trespassing ���������    ,  wilhm the city limits in eont'raventiourot ,  .this Hv-L������������w <>r whenever their attention Ja ���������  ' directed by any person to any such animal a .  running, at l.������rg>. or trespassing as :iforesaid, -  * to immediately tako charge'of such animal, '������������������,  ana drive, lead, or carry, or ca'u^e1 the same .  to be driven, led, or carried to the Pound.'  i - ���������>        -       f'l'j'  10. The Pound-keeper .shall daily furnish ;, ���������  all   animals impoiinde'd  iii  the  City Pound  ' with good  and  sufficient! food, _watf>r, shel-  -,  ter, -aud atiendancb  aud for so doing shall * -  demand "and    icciive  from   th"   respective-  " owners of such animals or'from the keepers'  or   pt-rsons "in- whote charge, the   animals  ougbt!to be,:for the'QKe of the'Ce������������porationV  the following allowance over andYabovej;the;  v fees for impounding, namely:������������������      ' -,     ,;''"'  '.     For each horse, ass,-mule, bull, * cow or  -'  .   Mother eiatl-Ie, @l.oo per day.       :-,   -_������  For each sv/iii'e, bog,- sheep," or goat,'>.or  ,    c   '   other animal, SOcts. per day.   ", Y-T-   '  -.  For each dbg 25bts'.' per day^ . ' ' "" .'"''  11.  If the owner of,any animal impounded, or any other person entitled   to, redeem  the sume, ohail appear and claim  such  animal at any time before, the  sale   theieot,  it   .  shall be>the duty of the Pound keeper or his", '  assistant, to deliver up the same on -receiving the amount in full of the   penalty,   aud  the'allowance   and  the expenses chargeable '  for each anel  every animal,   and in addition-.  thereto if ihe animal redeemed ss a dog, the  annual tax therefor.  12 r  When the Pound-keeper is aware  of  the   name  and,address of the owne-r of any  animal impounded he shall, within 24 hemrs  of the  imp'-unrMug, cause   a   letter   or post'  oarel to be sent to such owner with' a liotifi-  ,,  cation of such impounding. , c' ',  13 It shall bo the duty of ,the Pound-.  keeper, or his Assistant, before making delivery of any animal so impounded, before  sale^, or on payment of surplus money after  sale, to obtain from the person or persons  claiming the same, his/her or their name or  names and residence, aud to enter the same  in a book, together with the date when snch  animal was impounded, and the date when  Et e same was sold or redeemed as the case  may be.  14. If ho  person  shall  appear to claim  such animals .or auimal bo impounded, within three days after the same may have been,  impounded, or if the person claiming such  animal shall .refuse or i e^Iect to pay the  penalty at:d the allowai c ��������� and \ expenses  chargeable thereon, it shall be the duty ol  the Pound-keener* to give at least five days  notice of the t-ale thereof.  15. Such^ notice shall contain a general  description of the animal or animals inn-  ponnded, and shall be posted up in some  conspicuous place at the Pound, where the  same shall have been impounded, and also  at the City Hall.  16. If at the expiration of the time specified in the said notice, no person shall appear to claim the animal or animals therein  soeeified and referred to, or if any person  shall appear to claim the same, but shall refuse or neglect to piiy the prnalty and the  allowance', and the expenses accrued and  charged on such animal or animals; it Bhall  be lawful to sell the same,', and the animal  or animals shall be offered to public competition and sold to the highest bidder by tlie  Pound-keeper at the City Pound.  17. If the animal be a horse, ass,' mule,  ox, bull, cow, or ejther cattle, it shall be advertised in a newspaper at least three days  before such sale. v  IS. If, after the sale of any animal as  aforesaid, the . purchaser does not immediately pay tbe price thereof, the Pound-  keeper mav/forthwith cause the animal to  be resold, and .-o continue to do until the  price is paid.  19. In case of the sale of any impounded  animal or auimals, the said Pound-keei^r  shall retain out of the proceeds of the .sale  au/Iitsient to;pay the amount of the penalty  and the allowance aud all expenses chargeable by him em account of the said animal  or animals.  20. No p������rs <n or persons shall hieak  open,   or   in ...auy manner  directly  or   in*  *.  \kf   WILLAPJ)' is - prepared to, f, ," ���������'-    ���������  V*' ���������     fill auv-Ordwa foi Fine or,*.- '-Y   . ' -'  Heavy Harness,   at'she>rt notice. ', ^   ���������; , ;'  1    ' ' ������    ^ *  ���������    ��������� >'r ������    - -   ,       ', >'    '  .     ..-..������������������'   :" ' <������������������   ..;   : -i  WiLLARD BLOf'K,   '   Cumberland.' *"  ' u  * ���������%j  s'  SB %  w.  I-  THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  ' i i  , Issued Every  Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,       -      -       - "     EDITOR  > r  The columns of The News are open to all  who wish to express therein views o matters of public interest.  While we do"uot hold ourselves  re    -rasi-  ble for the utterances of correspondent.-, we  reserve   the r-ght   of  "declining, to insert  o.nmunications unnecessarily personal. r  t     t    ' TUESDAY, MAY   5, 1903  directly aid or assist in breaking . open  ' the Pound, or shall take or let any  animal or animrls thereout,' without the  consent' of -the Pound-keeper. ' Each  <and every person who shall hinder, delay or  obstruct any person or persons engaged in  driving, leading,'or carryiufi* to. the Pound  auy animal or animals liable to be impound*  ee] under the provisions of this By law shall,  .jfeir each'and every offence, be liable to the  penalty hereinafter,mentioned.   "  21. If any dog impounded, as aforesaid is  not redeemed within seven days afer such  impounding it shall be lawful tor tie Pound  keeper to kill it in some merciful manner.  22. Evei y person who pays the annual  tax for.a dog "as meutioned in the ,R������ venue  By,-la'w, shall the reupoa be entitled to have  such dog registered, numbered, and described in a book to be kept for this purpose "at  the office of tlie City Treasurer, and to,receive a metal badge or tag stamped with the  1 year for which the tax is paid, an'' the number of the'registration, aud in case any dog  Bhalljbe found at  huge within the Munici-,  pality-at any time without such a badge  or  -tag-as aforesaid such dog shall be deemed to  ��������� he at large within the meaning of Claut-e 6  of this By-law. _  '       '��������� '  23.< In the event of a dog being impound .  , e<\ and the owner proving to the satisfacion  **<.f thePeund-keener or.the City Treasurer  that the annual tax had been paid and the"  met tl badge or tag had been removed before  the impounding of the dog,' it shall be lawful for the Pound-keeper to release such dog  f r mi the Pound at-once and enter the particulars in his book.   - '    -  .  ' '24. It shall he lawful for" the Pound-  -keepef, or his assistant, or other persons'as  aforesaid, to impound any dog running at  largo, in the City and not wearing a , metal  badge or tag in'accordance with the last  "preceding section of this By-law.  25^ - No person shall keep ,or. harbor any  dogorothr animal   which   habitually dis-  ��������� turbs the quiet ,of any person,.or any dog or  . other animal which endangers the  safety of  any-person* by biting or otherwise.  26 ' No'hoise or horses shall be left,untied ,  within.the city limits, unless-under the control w>f the owner or persou.in charge.  27 ' Every person convicted e������f an   infrac-"1"  tion/>f any provision of  this ^By-law  shall ,  ' forfeit ami pay therefore  a penalty not, ex-  ceediug fify dollars.,. *  1  -   28 , A dog-shalfibe deemed to be at .large  withiii'the,iheaiung*of the provisions of this  t'By-law when not accompanied by or under  tre control of the owner or person in charge  29   This By-law may be cited as the City  Pound   By' law,   1902.   to  come into effect,  the 1st day of March,,1903.  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Da������ed at Victpria,   B.C.,   December 1st,,  1902.   v  CHARLES H..LUGRIN,  , Solicitr r for Applicant!.  IW^W  *K    s t<     n     8  '3 &3S? $B Srf3 5#3  v  EP*&  Flies of any Pattern Tied to Order.  t#Y^  5*i  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal.  French Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  X  : v.  1i\  .'���������a {^.������������������^������������������^.���������^������������������^.���������.^.���������.^t***^**^'**^***^***^**'^  ������  OVER AN  VMttR-ELLA  "By C "B. LEGIST  Copyright, 1902, by tho  S. S. McClurc Company  Mrs. Josiah Peabody, wife oF Dea7  con Peabody'of the village of 'Glen-  ville, had- a remarkable umbrella. It  had witnessed the struggle for American independence and had taken many  ,3'ourneys by land-and water. The ribs  had been bent or stove in on numerous  occasions and the handle broken and  glued together half a dozen times. It  had attended funerals, camp meetings,  . quilling bees, husking frolics and town  meetings without number and at the  age of 120 years was still doing business at the old stand and holding its  /own against all competition.  Mrs. .Levi Cantwell, wife of .Deacon  Cantwell of the same village and living right across the way from Mrs.  Peabody,  was' a  remarkable woman,  ' and what more natural than that a re-  markablef/ woman ; and a remarkable  umbrella  should   ..dventure 'together?  ,Mrs.'Cantwell was remarkable 'in  so !  cents."  "I do, and here it is," replied Deacon  Cantwell, "and I'm free to say I think  you are a mean man."  "I don't want any words with 3'otf."  ���������    "Nov I with you."   '  ,  "You'll take your boss out of my pasture!" 0    ,  "And you'll keep your hogs outer my  garden!"   ' <-  The .minister naturally heard of the  rise'and fall of the remarkable umbrella, and. although he refused to become  an adherent of either side, he felt it  his duly to touch upon the affair from  his oulnit. He didn't mention the umbrella by name, nor was he too hard  upon the hungry cow. He didn't hint  that Mrs". Cantwell was careless or  Mrs. Peabody impetuous, and the meeting between the deacons was passed  over entirely. He simply found a Biblical parallel and worked it up for the'  benefit of both sides, and the result almost wrecked the church. For the  next three months there was more  backbiting in the village than should  have been heard of in ten'counties,  and.there were no signs of a let up  when incident stepped in - to- restore  peace.  One day Deacon Peabody's' wife went  up into the garret%> overhaul on old  trunk. The place needed airing, and  she raised a window. Ahaiid organ  was playing downrlhe street, and she  noticed that the .bride was very pale,  and the bridesmaid noticed it about the  same .time 'and proceeded to take the  bride's cheeks between her thumbs and  fingers and give them a good, hard  pinching. Under this process they soon  showed a good color, whereupon the.  bridesmaid carefully performed the  same operation , on herself, and they  proceeded with glowing .cheeks to the  a liar.   !  much that she would never stir out of !'hoId UP tbe' sash witl1 on9 hand and  her house without an umbrella.    She    ,eane(i out lo seo and to hc������uX ''Ne,xt  Selling  a Wife.  "To Be Sold. ��������� For 5 shillings, my  wife, Jane Ilceband. She is stoutly  built, stands firm and is sound, wind  and limb.'  * "She., can sow and reap, hold a plow  and drive a team and would answer  any stout, able man that can hold n  tight rein, for she is hard mouthed and;  headstrong, but if ' properly managed  would either lead or drive as tame as a  rabbit. ',  ,, "Her husband parts with her because  she is too much for him." Inquire of the  printer.  "N. B.���������All her clothes will be given  with her."  ��������� The' foregoing is an advertisement of  over a century ago, and was first published in Virginia.  - dreaded rain like a cat and, no matter  how clear the day, was always looking,  ' for a sudden down pom*. She had^'an urn-,  ,  .   ,     brella of her own, and it was  large  r'" *'.       '    enough to  shelter r her,   but, now and  '���������' "   '    ', then she was forced to lend it or send  it to the shop to' be'repaired.        ',  The day she started to drive over to  ,  k       ' Raw'soriville in the deacon's one horse  ;    fwagon' was one of the occasions when  >    -,       her umbrella was "not -at home."    It  <    (was  a  beautiful  June   morning,  wilh  j   .  y ."   no "rain in sight for-a week, but Mrs.  - Cantwell   didn't, propose  to   run   any  chances.   After4trying in vain at three  ,, .   'or four houses she called upon Mrs.  ,'��������� Peabody'to lend her tliat remarkable  old^colonial. ' .  -'   - ,    t     '" Her request fairly stunned the own-  '   er of the sacred relic and was at first  peremptorily', refused,   but'.after- con-  r  >-'���������"   Biderable discussion, remembering that  ' - '���������     '.'   Mrs. Cantwell had the reputation of  , <     ." ' being'careful handed-and tender heart-  ''    :. ��������� ; ed, Mrs. 'Peabody yielded. -  /      i-  .. "You know what storeT set on it and  .. y.rwiiat storettho deacon sets oh it,"-she  >��������� ..said as she,brought out the. blue cov-  '.'���������'    -       ered umbrella and'dusted it off.  "'���������"    ^  '/, "I, do,"'������ was-tlie-reply,   "and   you  ,.   "        ,   needn't worry one.'single .bit. You must  -know; what' a  careful   woman  T am  '-  iwhen  you;-- remember that I've made*  ^     -   one set of' cups and sassers last me  fourteen years.".  Y .     Mis.   Cantwell   might   havo   driven'  away  with the  umbrella raised  over  her head, but as she needed both hands  to manage the lines the deacon care-  ' fully stowed-it away under the seat.' '  ���������-. .Arriving   at   Rawsonville,   the   old_  1, horse was hitched to a post in front of  a store, and Mrs. Cantwell entered to  do some "trading." She was an hour  or so about it, and during'this interval  a stray cow came down the street  hunting for something better than burdocks to eat. She found it when she  looked over the tailboard of the wagon  and espied the sacred umbrella. She  had never seen the like of it before,  and the taste was novel and palatable.  The more she ate the more she wanted, and she never stopped until the  last inch of cover had been swallowed  and a vigorous but unsuccessful effort  made to devour handle and ribs.  Mrs. Cantwell drove home without  having looked under the seat and  realized what a wreck accompanied  her. It was only as she reached her  own door and Mrs. Peabody came  across the road that the tragedy was  discovered. Excuses and apologies' and  offers to make repairs didn't go. With  the wreck hugged to her bosom Mrs.  Peabody retired to her own house, and  good will to men flew out of the back  door as she entered the front.  A quarrel over a broken flatiron may  be confined to two neighbors, but a  difference of opinion over a remarkable  umbrella is a different thing. -No one  ��������� charged Mrs. Cantwell with deliberate-  -' ly bringing about the wreck, but she  rwas blamed for not keeping one eye on  '���������hungry cows outside the store while  she had the,other on seven cent calico  inside. She knew the associations and  sentiments surrounding that relic, and  sooner than submit it to peril she  should have hired a boy to watch it.  The pros and cons were discussed at  every fireside in the village, and of  course a feeling of bitterness was engendered. In'less than a week neighbors who had always borrowed sugar  and tea of each other were refusing to  lend, and back gates were being nailed  Deacon Peabody was a good man.  So was Deacon Cantwell. Together they  had passed the contribution boxes in  church and counted up the receipts after the sermon. They .had worked out  their road tax side by side and bad  stood elbow to elbow in temperance  crusades and town improvements. That  long friendship was now broken. After  looking at the dilapidated umbrella for  the fiftieth time Deacon Peabody had  said to his neighbor:  "Deacon Cantwell, I never dunned a  man in my life,  but you owe me 50  thing she knew she was hanging head  downward on the outside of the house,  while the sash rested on her ankles  and held her fast.  Deacon Cantwell's wife was sewing  carpet rags, in her, sitting room when  a scries of shrieks lifted her out of ber  chair and propelled her to the front  door. For a few. seconds she was overcome by tho sight opposite.'' Then she  made a run for it, and two minutes later she was in-the Peabody garret. Colonial umbrellas, hungry cows and the  tongue of gossip were forgotten as she  tugged and pulled at the hanging burden. When it was'finally drawn back  over tho window sill, both women fainted away and .tangled up with each other, and SilasGoodheart, who had heard  the last, shrieks and 'come running,  stood over' them with uplifted hands  and said:  "Now let the heathen rage, for,umbrellas is noAvhar, and peace is restored  to Glenville forever-more!"' "  XT'  ���������  "How much oats do you give him?"  Horse���������Oats? Oats? Where have I  heard that name before?���������San Francisco Examiner.  Modern Maimers.  Somebody fhaV.discovered' that the  decadence in modern manners does not  necessarily, denote our increased brutality, or absolute indifference to, the  feelings and needs of-other people. It  is balm to the soul to be assured of this  fact, says the Atlanta Journal.  We have admitted to ourselves for'  some time past that our manners have  not the repose which should mark the  caste of cVere de Vere and that we are  indeed frankly discourteous to, each  other." We also know that many men  are no longer particular how th'ey act  or what they say in the-presence of  women and do not even observe the  small courtesies of life where members  of the opposite sex are concerned.- Men  no longer hesitate to let a woman wait  on thorn ,or to push her aside In a  crowTd or to smoke in her faccunapolo-  getically, as if that were their natural  right. We certainly are less polished  and ceremonious than were our forefathers.  Facing this fact, it is pleasing to ,be  assured .that the change is not due to  selfishness, but is simply the expression of our desire to be honest, to avoid  shams. Therefore if we sometimes ���������  overstep the limit and cultivate unpleasant freedom of speech and action,  manifest unrestrained rudeness/we are  to be excused on the ground of our excessive frankness and honesty.  ,  The  Zoo Race. , ���������  The animals thought they would have, a  race;'   ''���������,'. '  ,   -  The monkey was referee;  ,The bull was stakeholder, for, as he said,  It was_ his'nature to'be. r  The carriel got a hurnp'on himself;.  Tho Hon ran with might and mane; ���������  The   tiger, stood   off,   for, a  beast  of  his  stripe  Was "not let to enter again. -   -  The elephant took his trunk along .  In .case he-won the prize; x  The peacock was starter' and missed no  ' ���������' one,    t ' .   ' ''    .  For, you see, he was all eyes.  Some spotted the leopard for winner sure;  ,'  The old'ones chose the gnu,'"  While those who leap to conclusions quick  Bet on the kangaroo.  The ostrich plumed himself on his speed;  All tried the record to wreck; ..v -  The hippopotamus blew his own-horn,  "Eut.the giraffe he won by a neck.   4  ���������Baltimore American.  the  Tried,  to   Improve   His   Name.  The old lady who admired her pastor  because ho said "Mesopotamia" so  beautifully has been outdone by a  Broadway office boy.  He was not pleased with the surname of Mulligan, to which he was  condemned, and so when he applied for  a new position in another .office he decided to give himself a new name, and  for this purpose borrowed what he  thought was a name from the financial  statements which he had to sort and  file iii the office in which he was last  employed.  "What is your name?"  inquired the  clerk to whom he made application for  work.  .   "William Recapitulation," replied the  boy.  "That's a funny name," said the clerk  after he had the boy repeat it several  times. ���������,  "Don't you know General Recapitulation?" asked the boy in surprise.  "Never heard of him."  ."Why, his name, is in all Blank &.  Co.'s Wall street reports."���������New York  Times.  Jersey 1-ily's Turn at Criticism.  Mrs. ILangtry was discussing  other day the recent marriage of  the octogenarian Marquis of Donegal  with a young Canadian girl. ' She  said it reminded her of an incident  in 'tho life of her father. IT-er father  ���������was a cicrgynian," and thore came to  him to be married one day a man  of 70 and a girl of 18. The minister whispered, when this ill-assorted  couple came and stood  before him:  "The' font is at the other end of  the church."  "V/iuit do we want with the font?  We arc here to be married," said the  old man.  "Oh, I beg your pardon," the  cl or skyman rejoined. "I thought you  had brought this young gii 1 ber# to  bo  christened."  linn, minions.  She   Got Up   a. Blush.  A contributor to a Boston paper says  that he always thought until recently  that the blushing cheeks of a bride were  a certain indication of either her embarrassment or her abounding health.  ���������Pie was disabused of this opinion by  what he saw at a wedding the other  day. The wedding party was in the  vestibule, all ready to proceed to the altar, awaiting the wedding march.   H*  Customer���������I'd  like to see something  nice in checks.  Tailor���������So would I.���������Chicago Ameri-  Red  Hair.  The modern Persians have a strong  aversion to fed hair. The Turks, on the  contrary, are warm admirers of it.  A   Curious   Royal   Custom.  When any Spanish sovereign dies, the  body is at once submitted to the process of fossilization, nor can it be placed  in the royal pantheon until the, body  has been absolutely turned into stone.  Curiously enough, the period required  for fossilization varies considerably.  Some royal bodies have become solidified in a very short period, while others  have taken years before the fossiliza-  tion took place. It took exactly thirteen years to convert the body of the  father of Alfonso XIII. of Spain into  stone.  An  Effective  "Attach men t.J'  , Attaching a man's property for debt  1 Is supposed to be a legal process, but  an incident which occurred years ago in  the city of Natchez, as related by Davy  Crockett in his "Life and Adventures,"  shows that there are other ������������������attachments" which sometimes, accomplish  'a beneficent purpose.   '  An qdd affair-_pccurred wheu I was  last at Natchez, say's Mr. Crockett. A  Steamboat stopped~at the landing, and  one of the' crew ,went ashore to purchase provisions. He went into a saloon on the way, and the adroit inmates contrived, to rob him "of all his  money. The captain of the boat, a determined fellow, went astiore' in the'  hope of persuading them to refund, but  ,they declined. " '���������''  Without further ceremony, tho captain, assisted by his1 crew and passengers, some ,300 or 400 in number, made'  fast an immense cable to the frame  building Avhere the theft had been committed. Then he allowed fifteen'minutes for,the money to be forthcoming,  vowing that ,if it were not produced  within that time'he would put steam  to his boat and drag the house into ,lhe  river. .     ���������   .       ..'_.., ,  '  The thieves knew that he would keep  his word, and the money was promptly  produced.        '      " ,  ,  NESTING WOOD  DUCKS.  Simplicity.  ,The Countess of Malmesbury, discoursing on beauty, says that, many  women' would be handsome with .at  least-the good looks' of healthy animals  if they -did not disfigure themselves  with ,pddiy devised1 and ill assorted  adornments. '  (A simple dress of ono plain color,  fashioned in ,an easy, flowing stylo,  short if for outdoor wear, long if for  ,the house, the bodice loose aud drawn  in lightly by a belt, would adorn a slim  shape and conceal.a.stout-oue far more  than tlie most - complicated production  which the most ��������� celebrated man.milli-  ,ner ever foisted on a vain and "foolish  customer.  Wrinkled  Cloth  Gown*.  If cloth dresses are wrinkled through  packing, draw the bathtub full of hot  water, and hang the dress above, it to  steam. The wrinkle's will soon disap-  ;v^r. This also freshens lace and chiffon gowns. In packing always stuff  sleeves with a little torn paper, laying  Ihe waists flat.  Keep the Pig- Growing.  The pig should he kept growing continually, says Professor J. W. Sanborn. It requires a certain amount of  food for maintenance. If there ,are no  growth and no, gain, this' maintenance  c food -is actual loss. About .twenty-five  to thirty years ago good - hogs were  marketed usually at eighteen to twenty-four months of age, and the general  nverage of weights was not more than  is made now at eight to ten months,  showing the great improvement in the  present methods and the great loss of  feed by the old plan of long maturing.  Self  Feeders   For  Sheep.  Self feeders for sheep, have proved  an expensive saving. They save the  labor of regular attendance, but increase the amount of food consumed  to produce a given gain. This, owing  to the varying appetites of the sheep  and the love of change in food not being regarded, causes a sluggish action  of the stomach and consequent decreased assimilation.   FeedingYGrnln  to   Sheep.  Sheep make the best use of grain  when it is fed in its original whole,  dry condition. Masticating their food  thoroughly, the finest weed seeds are  totally fined and destroyed. Finely  ground grain forms a sticky mass in  the mouth and seems distasteful to the  sheep.  A Pointer  For  Stock   Raiser*.  Never before did the markets make  such a wide difference in the pricey  being paid for good cattle and infcriif..  ones. Referring to this Tho Live Stock  World says, "Prices being realized for  good cattle and the low figures being  paid for Low grade cattle leave little  doubt in'"Lthe minds of experienced  feeders and stockmen about what  should be done."  Potted   Plants.  The reason some people "never have  any luck with plants" is sometime')  because the drainage is defective. A  plant will not live in a heavy, sour,  soggy, soil, such as fills a pot when  the drainage is not complete. This is  especially'true' of palms, to which the  stagnant moisture is sure death, but it  holds true of any pot grown plant.  Feminine  View*  ot  It.  Mrs/ Wederly���������So you " have never  met the woman you thought you could  marry?  Singleton���������Never.   J      ���������  Mrs. Wederly���������Well, I don't wonder  at that As a rule, women are hard to  please        , ���������  Perishuhle  Pearls.  Pearls are perishable. They cannot  be considered a first rate investment  like diamonds. After a time they decay.  His   Peripatetic Imnch.  Waitress (at quick lunch stand)���������Do  you want to eat this sandwich here or  take it with you?      >  Gentleman ��������� Both       ���������������������..-.   c\.-.i'_"...  The    Courtsliiy    Period   I,    Followed  hy si Very I'rowiic Married lAie.  When   a ���������. pair   of   wojc! - ducks   find  water and a hollow tree to'suit, little,  time is lost in preparing the nest. '-This'  task and the covering of the eggs are'  performed  by the female,' for,' to the  best of my knowledge, the male docs  little  more than sit'around on handy,  limbs   and   look   pretty.     During' the  period of nest building,and while- the  duck is laying-he.is the beau ideal of a  handsome and loving cavalier, ever attentive and seemingly most anxious as-  to her .whereabouts should she happen  to get out 'of his sight. . But with the-  waning of the honeymoon he seems to "  feel rather bored with' the whole busi- ���������'  ness, and gradually, ho gets clubby���������i.  e., wanders from his own fireside and''  hunts up another drake or lwo,to help-  him.,loaf.away the summer. .'The busy,,  little duck keeps her own counsel and  '  "sits tight" on the dozen or more highly. ���������  polished   ivorylike   eggs 'crowded   together in a bed of soft decayed1-,wood,,  and do-\yn from her, breast. , ' ���������  Quite  frequently  the' nest',is" at the -  bottom'of a''hollow several -feet deep,' '  and no; doubt the strong, hooked claws'-  of the wood duck are a 'special  pro- ���������  vision for'the oft repeated climbing out'  of the hollow.���������Eflwyn "Sandyslih Out- ������������������  ing. ,       ��������� <      '"''..'.'  'A Vacuum Pressure Experiment; ���������  .Chemical science has taught us how,.  Lo overcome the dreaded diseases that  have swept away .whole 'cities in \the'.  past.   "It has taught us the manufac--i  uire   of   explosives   and, munitio'us'-'of  r_w.;ir and has made possiblC'the greatly *  ���������"inipToved modes of travel'.^ahd it'may'/  be truly said that to chemistry we-owe  ���������  the most, material progress tho world  has madcY '     - ��������� -'���������- ������������������    '���������   /  While'this little experiment will not'''  .deal with the hidden, secrets that live '  in. tlie ' famous , laboratories, or .treat .  upon   the  mystic   powers; of  viscosity  and relegation,,it Avill show what.power, the absence of air has in "attracting -  movable substances,into the place that  has   been   vacated rby the  air.,    l^ew  think 'when- they  breathe  the  atiiios- -  'phere that surrounds .them that it'has  a   pressure .of   fif{een   pounds, to  the  square inch or that it'can attract even";  a piece of iron into the space which it  leaves.- . ' ��������� '   Y    -      '    ,        ''  , For an oxauiplebf tlie'strength 6f-air -  take any uimbler, fill it about half full -  of tissue paper, set-fire'19 .the paper/  turn over tlie glass in a basin"contain-,  ing water about'ou'e-half inch deep,and %  then watch .the 'water ascend ^the in- ,  tcrior of tlie'glass..''  ' ' ���������      ���������  Didn't   Kiiow'HIn  OwnCIUld.     -.  1  At Antictam, just after, the artillery  had been  sharply- engaged,  the Rock- '  bridge    (Sra.)    battery   was    standing,'  wailing orders.   General .Lee rode by  and slopped a moment.   A dirty faced  driver about seventeen-.said to him:  "General, are >you going to put us in  again?" >  ' Think of such a question from such  a source to the general of cthe army,  especially .when that general's name  was I-.ee!  "Yes, my boy," the stately officer  kindly answered, "I have to put you  in again. But what is your name?  Your  face seems familiar somehow."  "1 don't wonder you didn't know me,  sir," laughed the lad,' "I'm so dirty.  But I'm Bob."  It' was  the  general's youngest son, -  whom   he   had   thought   safe   at   the  Virginia Military institute.   "God bless  you,  my son; do your duty,",and the  general rode on.  1 Spoke' Too  Soon.  Alexandre Dumas was one day the  guest of Dr. .Gistal, a leading practitioner in Marseilles. - After dinner,  while the. coffee was being handed  round, the host requested the great  novelist to enrich his album,with one  of hi.s witty improvisations.  "Certainly."  replied  Dumas,  with  a  smile,  and,   drawing out  a  pencil,  he  wrote under the eyes 6\ his entertainer  the following lines:    -  Since Dr. Gistal came to our town  To cure uiseuses casual and hereditary  The hospital has been pulled down��������� ;  "You flatterer!" here exclaimed the  doctor, mightily pleased; but the poet-  went on:  A>d wc have made a larger cemetery.  Crunlterry-.jtim.  A cranberry jam that will keep a  long time is made by cooking the berries with one-quarter their measure of  water until soft. Squeeze through a  cheesecloth, leaving, nothing but the  pulp and seeds. Add an equal amount  of sugar, cook five minutes and seal in  tumblers. \ __.__,���������  St. Sophia's Treasure,  Among the wonderful'mosaics of the;  ancient Church .of St.'Sophia is a gigantic figure of the Saviour. Mohammedan  desecration has covered it with whitewash and paint, but through it all the  original picture can be easily identi-  ;fied. ���������  Hoped  He  Might Improve.  Husband (vimperatively)���������I was an  idiot when I married you, Mary.  Wife (quietly)���������Yes, Tom, I knew you  were. But what could I do? You  seemed my only chance, and I thought  then that you might improve a little  with time.  3]  I  ��������� 1 /.I     ������������������  nV  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  They can name a brand of cigars  after a man, but fortunately, they  can't moke, him smoke them.  ���������'���������'      ,  'STILL.   ANOTHER'   TJtIUMPII  ���������  Mr.  .Thomas S. liullen Sunderland, 'writes :  "For fourteen years 'I was alllicted, with-  Piles;- and frequently I was unable^to  walk~ or   sit.   but   four   vears- afro   I   was  'cured-    bv   usinrr   Dr.    Thomas'   Bclectric  'Oil.   1   have  also  been   subject  to   Quincy  for    over    forty  years  but    Eclectric   Oil  ��������� cured it,  ancl it was a "permanent cure in  'both , cases, as neither the Piles nor  Quincy  have troubled me  since."  A woman is generally her heaviest  in. lier 101 tieth  year.  I), .  Some    ,dogs    are    almost ; human.  "They growl over their meals just as  some loon do. <.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Fine clothes may not make the  wife, but jthey often unmake the husband. "���������< .        ,  R  \i  ^.,  We   have   no   hesitation   in   sayincr   that'  JJr.   J.   D.   Tvelloccr's  Dvsentry   Cordial   is  without doubt, the best medicine ever introduced for dvsentry.  diarrhoea,  cholera  rana 'all  summer complaints,  sea  sicknes-s.  etc.   It   promptly   pives   relief 'and' never  -faiis   to   eiTcct   a   positive   cure." Mothers  * should   never   bo   without   a' bottle   when  tnoir  children  ure teethinsr.  " Lord C!co.. Hamilton, Secretary '6V:  "estate lor India, ,in ,a-'speech deliver:-'  ���������eci _ in- -London',  declared that Great  '.Britain ���������'-vms almost at the .end of her"  tether in the matter of voUnitary on-.*  "listment for the army."' He hoped to  ���������see  the  day, when every1 male  in the  British    li^s would be compelled to  undergo military training.  -vMINAKD'S LINIMENT is the only  'Liniment asked for at my store and  "the only1 'one', we keep for sale:  .All the people use it1.  ' -       , c     I-TARLIN"  FULTON.  Pleasant' Bay,   C. B.  Onions .will prevent smali-pox. Well  no one over doubted but 'that, they  wore strong enough to' prevent, sorae-  -thing.'3  There-is   mote   catarrh   in' this"  section  () 'of. the   country, than   all   " other   diseares'  put   tot*ether,   and     until r the    last -few'  -years \vas  sunuosed to  be incurable.  For  ���������a  great  many'years   doctors   pronounced  ,   it   a!��������� local   disease"  and   prescribed "local  remedies,     and  by  constantly  failincr     to  - cure with local treatment, pronounced it  -incurable Science has proven catarrh to  ' to be a constitutional disease and therefore requires constitutional treatment.  J fall's Catarrh Cure manufactured, by F  J ..-Cheney <& Co.. Toledo. Ohio, is the  onlv constitutional cure on the market.  It  is  taken   internal lv in   doses  from% 10  1   drops   to   a   teasnoonful    It   acts   directly  on the blood and  mucous surfaces  of the  system.    They   offer   ono   hundred   dollars  foi- vany   case  it   fails   t'o   cure.    Send   for  ���������circulars   and   testimonials.        Address.  F   .T.   C1HCNEY &' Co..  Toledo.' O.  , Sold   by   druimists.   7-5c.  Hall's  Family Pills  are the  best.        ,  According to the, Daily Mail Mr.  Bosttock has bought' tho London  Zoo's biggest elephant, Jingo, and  wili transport the animal to the  bulled ^States immediately. ; Jingo  was a baby when the elephant Jumbo wa.s shipped to the United States.  He if. now 22 inches taller than J "umbo v.*as, and is still growing.' The.  price nan1, is'not known, but is said  to  have been  four figures  in  pounds.  Free���������Gratis���������For Nothing  You Cans'ot Long Fool a Woman.  When the white man wants the  black man's land he approaches the  innocent black with " presents" ot,  beads',' colored cloths,, ribbons, and  other useless trinkets that catch the  eye of the poor black���������but that are  no earthly use to him. These arc.  all " gifts���������free���������gratis���������for nothing ! I I" We all' know who soon ,  owns the black man's land.  Yet this system of conciliating the  innocent 'is not practiced alone on  the negro. - How, many women '  read that they can get a "certaii.  ".present" with a certain purchase  and forthwith they make the purchase  to  get  the   "present"���������free���������  ' gratis���������for nothing! ! f- The r-pres-  ent mayJ or may not be useful���������but  in this twentieth century,'are there  those , who believe they have not  in the purchase paid for and often  dearly paid for the -"present"?  - When you want-a horse you cannot buy his teeth at ten cents a  tooth, and get the horse thrown  into the bargain.'  When "you buy a dress you do not  ' buy the' buttons, and have the dress'  thrown iu. v  >  And no  more than you can- thus  get the present of a horse or a dress.,  can  you  get    a '' " present "���������free���������  gratis���������for    nothing���������of.    diamemds,  gold, jewellery, and cutlery,-with the0-  purchase of a bar of common^soap.  When you buy Sunlight Soap you  are presented with pure quality in -  the soap itself.     You do not pay for  loading refuse at the price-, of .soap,  '*You don't wear out your' clothes in  ' half the time, and ruin your hands '  with Sunlight Soap, as with common f  soap. ��������� '  -If you want soap,    buy1  Sunlight  .."Soap���������Octagon Bar���������and you have  paid for nothing but pure soap. ��������� If  you' want something else than soap,  - buy it independently-of the soap, and  you", know what it has cost'you.   -  ' " You may fool some people all' the  time ;  You may fool all the people some  ���������  of the time.'  You- cannot fool all the people all-  ���������   the time;" ��������� .       ,  You cannot long fool a woman. r 615  A wi-.it-jr in' London" Nature describes ��������� a white marble slab, two  inches'thick and 85x70 inches, which  is suppoiled. oil stone posts and sags  in the middle three inches out of  level. It iurnishqs'evidence'that mar-  bio is in reality "a fluid of enormous1  viscosity. This has some bearing on-  the question of the frigidity of the  rocks composing the crust of the  arth and the gradual adjustment,of  the earth's contour under gravity.  TH'e slab was placed "in its' present  position m. 1853.   ,      ��������� <- .   ,  is one  thing's  of- the most   important  for   every . farmer   to  consider.  Dick's'  Blood Purifier  will build up a run down horse.  It tones up .the system,  rids  stomach  of bots,  worms   and  other  parasites   which   undermine an animal's health,  50 cts. a packag-e.  LEEMINQ MILES & CO.  AGENTS.      -     -     -      MONTREAL.  MARKET  REVIEW.  Compiler! from The Commercial  being  A WONDERFUL WEBKM.  0WE1>  r     K.cfS 'THE SYSTEM.'  OVERCOMEScoHSTlPATiON  PERMANENTLY  BUY THE GENUINE ���������MAN'F'D BV  ^^"���������i,    c,^FRA/Vc<sr   "'aCWVo^'-,  }fDR SAtE BY All DRU66I5T5. PRICE 50c. PfR BOTTLE.  For Bilious and Nervous Disorders, such as  Wind and Pain in the Stomach, Sick Headache, Giddiness, Fulness and Swelling: after  meals, Dizziness and Drowsiness, Cold Chills  Flushings of Heat, Loss of Appetite, Shortness of J'reath, Costiveness. Blotches on the  Skin. Disturbed Sleep, Frightful Dreams,  and all Nervous and Trembfinc Sensations,  &c THE F!RST DOSE WILL GIVE RELIEF Kl  TWENTY MINUTES- This, is no.fiction.  Kvery sufferer is earnestly invited to try, one  Box of these Pills, and tlicy will bo acknowledged to J>g WITHOUT A RIVAL.  BEHJCHAM'S PIEiiiS taken as directed, will quickly restore Females to complete  health. They promptly remove any obstruo  tion or irregularity of the system.   For a  Weak'.Stomach?  Impaired Dlgestlon9  '-.'-''Disordered-Liver,'  they act like magic���������a few doses will work  wonders upon the Vital Organs; Strengthening the muscular System, restoring the long-  lost Complexion, bringing back the keen  edge of appetite, andT arousing with the  Rosebud of JHealtli the ivliolo Physical energy of the human frame. Theso  are "facts" admitted by thousands, in all  classes of society, and one of the best guarantees to the Nervous and Debilitated is  that BEECNA&TS PILLS havo the  Largest Sale of any Patent  Medicines in tho World.  Beecliam's   Pills   have   been   before  the    public   for   half  a   century,   and  ure the most popular family medicine.  No    testimonials    are    published,    na .  . Beecham's Pills  RECOMMEND THEMSELVES.  Prepared only by Thomas Bcecham, 8fc,  Helens, England.  Sold (3veryn-here in Canada and U. S������  America,   la boxes, 25 cents.  WHEA'I ���������The speculative market  has got into a rut, which ' it has  stuck in during1, the week, and there  has been, the -slo'west' kind of a market and the narrowest range in price  fluctuation's that have been seen for  months. The bearish sentiment does  not ,seem to have increased any at  least, it has not become so aggressive as^ to lead to .much short selling. At the same ' time' there has  been nothing', definite to encourage  the buying" side, and between the  two speculating traders 'have stoo'd  still, awaiting for something' to develop which would show with some  clearness what might be expected of  the    future The export trade for,,  Europe has 'lately been extremely  backward. Phey bought heavily'ikst  fali, and in1 the meantime these purchases 'have to be absorbed, and as  the general situation' the last .four  -weeks has not seemed so strong as  previously, the foreign trade is also  holding oil' awaiting developments.  Should a.1-13 serious "damage happen  in America or Europe, or both; to  the winter-wheat crop, prices' will  easily advance. , In the meantime  there Ms not much new to report as  to croo, prospects. Generally speaking they are not as good as last  year, but'it will still be some weeks  before definite estimates c n be-  formed as to the fprospects. ��������� ^Argentina' is, now, shipping' fr-cly, the  quantity this week exported  2,336,000   bushels.  Manitoba wheat- has' heen very  quiet all woek. There has been very  little demand.- and at the'same time'  no presstiic of offers to, sell: Prices  on,-the. wo-ck may be quoted -ic higher for spot/ ancl \c lower for May.-  There is no feature--to ' the trade.,  .'which -is practically a "waiting one.  We quote values for spot or early  'delivery-Kt 74}c 1 h-i'rd,,72-Jc 1 northern. 704-c 2 northern, - and 68c 3  no thorn; and for May, delivery, ,76-Jc,  1 hard: Vi^c., 1 northern: 73c, 2 northern; and 70{-c, 3 northern; all < in  store Fort William, Port Arthur or  Duluth.     '  , OATS���������'J he market for oats has  firmed up a little and sellers are now  asking ������ co .������c morctlian last week.  Receipts are' light, and as there, are  some demand for shipment east'holders   are   not   disposed   to   accept   the  ���������prices ollWed here. Enquiries for.  seed oats are beginning to' come* in  freely. No. 1 white-'in carlots'on  track,' are-today;.worth 304 to 33c  per'bushel; So.. 2 white, .HS-lc to 29c,  ���������and feed giades/ 27-to 27-^c. ' Farmers' loads on. the, street'are bringing  ,28c, and at country points, "25c.  Brokers are asking 25 to 26c for car-i  lots in the country.       ��������� \  BARLEY"���������The market, is firm and  the movement light. Dealers are  paying 3 L to 32c per bushel'for feed  grades on the street here.  FLAXSEED���������Farmers have- heen  delivering" some flax this week for  which tho price has been" 81 per  bushel here.  SPELTZ���������The market is steady at  32c per uushel of 50 pounds, delivered here.    Demand is good.  POTATOES���������40 to 45c per bushel.  .BUTTER���������Dairy���������The y market is  but poorly supplied with dairy butter. At limes rolls and bricks come  in rather plentifully but these receipts aro spasmodic and the slock  is not always good. Shippers still  stick to their old and foolish practice of using soap boxes, shoe boxes  and airy other, old receptacles which  happen to be handy for packing the  buttjer in, consequently when it arrives here it is only worth abokt the  price of soap. Nice, clean, well packed buttei, in rolls, is worth in a jobbing way 21 to 22c per pound net  'with inferior qualities ranging down  as low as 10 and 12c. Tub butter  will' bring at jobbing houses as high  as 18c per pound if fresh and well  packed, with a range of from 14 to  j 8c for the various qualities offering.  HIDES���������Frozen hides. 5 to  5-Jc per  lb.,   less   .">   lbs.   tare;   city  butchers',  "-T*Msmmrmu. r. wm  Aw(''l"  Mil  &&^g&3&&  Oil  ,  III  Yotir  -  'Mitts ���������  And  Gloves  61c  2s.  30  pei  and 4.  to 50c  lb  1  . for  r fo r  each.  ISO.  Xo.  Is:  3s.  5-1 c  for  Xo.  Sheepskins.  LIVE   STOCK.  -The market is gradually  nier,  and 4ic is now the  WY    N.    W������.     No.    419  CATTLE  becoming" 1"  regular quotation for prime beef cattle delivered here. Several lots of  western range' cattle have ,been  ���������brought in to supply the select trade,  and these realized top prices.!  They were in splendid shape for the  season and made good beef. Those  who have been out to the .ranges  say that they have never seen the  cattle looking better in February  than they do now: Most of the'm are  quite fat, and in splendid condition  to stand the spring storms. Stock-  ers are beginning to move freely now  and are firm in price. We quote:  Best steers, 4- to 4-Ac; butchers' ordinary, 8.V. to 4c, and from that figure quotations run down to 2������c, according to quality. Stockers, yearlings,   $17,   two-year-olds,   $22  each.  SIIEEF���������A few., lots have been  brought in for the better class of  trade, but there is really no market  for sheep,  and prices are nominal.  ITOGS���������Receipts have increased to  much larger proportions than has  been the case for some time, and the  market is easier at 5������ to 6c for  choice weights, ranging from 150 to  250 lbs., off cars here. Heavy hogs  and light fats, 4i to 5c, according  to quality.  Oil in leather makes cold'mitts or gloyes. because oil is a  "good conductor" of cold. .That's why Indian tanned buckskin is warmer than common oil tanned leathers.  .  ' But buckskin is porous, and lets in the wind and absorbs  wet. Now "Pinto Shell" Cordovan'is tanned without oil or  mineralsj and it is absolutely wind, water,' boil,' scorch and  cold proof���������it is the toughest glove and mitt leather tanned.  It can be had only in H.B.K. mitts and gloves.    ,  1      ���������  Will not crack or harden,.always.flexible, warm-and dry.  ,'���������   <i  Sold by all dealers.   Seo this trado mark     C&SS1  0 If your dealer has not got them write us and send his name.  1 Every pair stamped "Pinto  SS&ell"   Cordovan b^  Hudson Bay' fioi������tirag������ Co;  SO St. George Street, Montreal.      128 PrincecB Street, Winnipeg.  Makers of "Warm Clothing, Mitts, Gloves, Underwear, Sox, Moccasins, eta '   108  LIGHT AND DELICIOUS r    ,  HOME    MADE-   BREADf S  is always the kind that rewards' the  housewife or cook for using '    ,"  '-    OGILVIE'S-'���������'  . v HUNGARIAN; '    '  Flour.    It is always sure*to give the  'utmost satisfaction. ������     -,     - '*-   -  . Ogihic's  Hungarian  Flour  is used  -in  the   'loyal  'Household   >by  Royal  command. i  .    ,   ,  "What's   good   enough   for   Royalty  ought to  be good, en'ough"  for "you"._  ,  '"A  1   h  : tr  ���������������.  i^^jrr   ir-~ /-* -v r~s I  YOUR B3GWEY BACK BF YOU DO MOT LUCE   '  ROSE & LAFLAWME, SELLIKG "AGENTS, MONTREAL.  For a Cold  that hangs on  For obstinate coughs and  colds there is nothing" equal  to that old reliable remedy  Gray's Syrup of Red Spruce Gum.  Prepared from Red Spruce  Gum it is soothing" and  healing to the Lungs and  Throat. It stops that tickling in the throat, and after a  few doses that tight feeling  in the chest is relieved and  the cold and cough pass  away.    :  Try a 25 cent bottle.  of  !ed Spruce Gum  3&B  m HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  Thaa������   miraculous   sprinprs.  Minister to  ft. mind- diseased, ,  Pluck from the memory ���������> rooted  sorrowt  Kttzo,   out   th������     written   troubUs   of   th������  brain,  And  with aweet oblivious antidotes  Oleanso   the   stuffed   bosom   ot   thosn.   perilous   stub's  Which  woiph  heavily  upon Kidnty, YLlvanr  and   i^tomach.  Therefore,   alt ye  who  suffer���������Give  phys.  Hie   to   tho    dog-s;   hav������    none   of   It,   but  corns ������.nd b* cured '������������������.t...  The Halcyon Hot Springs Sanitarimn, B.C  TERM9~-glS   to  ������18  per  week.  T.  He  METCALFE  &   CO.  Grain and Commission Merchants.  Hip-iiest prices paid for wheat, oats,  barlev or flax in carlots. Wire or write  me lor prices before 6eHincY Liberal  advances made on consignments and  handled on commission. Licensed and  bonded.  P. O. Box,   5C0, Winnipeg,  Man.  .    FH0R3ST  ^OSMAN  NURSERYMAN  a  %  ETC  1L0GUL.  *Q6*  Winnipeg  ���������If*'- !,  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  Subscription $2 oo a year,  M. 3B. HnDerson. Bfcitor.  .T2T Advertisers who ,-want their ad '  ch.in.g-ed.,    should   get    copy in   by  9 a.m. day before issue'.  * The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composi-  ,tion of letter correspondents. i  Job Work Strictly C. O. D.  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  " Many church people of  toTday,  ��������� the world over; seem to have an uneasy fee.ing that spiritual prosper  '    ity is not keeping pace with material advancement.     At no time has  the "interest in-church or  religious  - toj.ics been so keen as ir is,to-day.  . Outxrf this feeling wide discuss on  - has arisen in the endeavor to dis-  '. cover    some     method    by   which  churches   may   be    inspired   with  greater  energy for winning soult.  - We would suggest if Sunday schools  - are to exist, let the,good work commence there.   If teachers in Sunday  .schools were compelled, as in day.  schools, ��������� to  pass  examinations   in  the t-ubjects  which  they profess to  1 teach perhaps then the young mind  -' '���������which is ever eager to listen to,  and retain the knowledge, ideas  and ���������opinions hitherto conveyed by,  ' al-ts,atoo often psirtial, illiterate and  ' egotistical teachers--wouid be stir-  red t>V:.ot only think" inrlividua 11 ;���������,  but act, and the foundation of at  true christian -life would be laid.  Such teachings as should bebbseiv  ed   in our Sunday schools   aie  cx-  1 trendy delicate-; requiring the best'  sanctified tact.o. The , real danger  lie-* ������here zeal may out-run know-  o ledge'in people, who feel the call  but.cannot wait to ascertain their  '���������"fitness.".   Itseemsthat. in   the past  - religion   has   been' too   much   an  - - affair of one day in the week, and if  true religion, which is charity to-  ' wards our neighbor, unselfishness  and the golden rule, which requires  us io do unto all as we would have  others.to-do unto us, was made part  of our every day life. The relying  on the religious enthusiasm of one  day in-the week why that method  should be adandoned for one that  must be its complement but cannot  be its substitute. We judge our  wotk by results, so also by results  must the influence and teachings of  teachers be judged. E.  Mr J. R. Anderson, deputy minister of agriculture, informs us that  a sale of 300 head of pure bred short  horns, Hen fords, Aberdeen Angus,'  Galloways, Holstein, Friesians and  Ayishires, is to take place "'at the  spring show of pure bred cattle at  Calgary, on Ma}' 13, and 14, under  the auspices of the Territorial Pure  Bred Cattle Breeders Association.  This will be a grand opportunity  for our breeders to supply themselves with acclimatized range and  other bulls. It is announced tliat  all animals purchased will be delivered for $2 per head to purchaser's nearest railway station in the  Territories west of Moose Jaw, and  to points in British Columbi-i, and  east of Moose Jaw at proportionate  cost. Mr Anderson will be pleased  to furnish any further information  in his power. . ,  nsr ,o t ioie  ��������� pOR- Hard ware,. Tools df all'kinds,   Paints, etc., "Crockery  I'''- ~and Glassware;   Wall   Paper, Window Shades, etc!, etc.  and everything you  have   been    in   the   habit   of   getting   at  the   " Magnet"  TEA, QUICKLY ENDEARS ITSELF,, TO THE DRINKER.  Wires���������contd. from first page.  Nanaimo, May 4���������Repor.ed that  the Western Federation throughout-  British Columbia will be assessed  40 per cent. of.,their earnings to provide" a strike fund for Lad \ smith '  and Cumberland.  Frank,' KW.T., May 4-This  town is almost entirely de-erted"  The' mountain has beer? carefully  surveyed and watched. It is thought  another slide is likely to take place  any-moment. ,   '  Tacoma, "May 5,���������The most destructive flood in history ot. the  Klondike -region is now sweeping  down Bonanza Creek.in Klondike,  flooding cu.s open for summer work,  creeping into piles of pay dirt heap  ed up-from the wintei's work, arid  spreading for miles, expensive machinery costing thousands of dollars has been destroyed.' , Flood is^  caused by fast' ^melting snow -and  ice. Grand Forks is under water,  and the flood is creeping into stores  and'hcus-es.of town.- People are  moying to higher ground,; Dump's  containing an aggregate of two  million dollars in gold, piied on the  ice, have.been.washed away.,^    ..  CRUELTY TO.ANIMALS.���������'  A very interesting case came before Magistrate Abrams oh Monday  The Society for the Prevent ion of  'Crueliy������to Animals pr<>s(ctf:ed Mrs  Milligan" for mutilating -certain  heife: s by cutting half their ears off.  Mr South, the general secretary for  the-B.C.SP.C.A., prosecuted and  pointed out to the farmers present  that under the law of this country  as well as that of Great1 Britain,  mutilating of cattle, dehorning,  dubbing cocks, and the like, was  cruelty. Mr South warned the  public that on account of the fact  that the defendant was a widow  and had been advited for years to  mark her cattle^by the system of  mutilation complained of, and that  bhe had pleaded guilty, he wculd-  riot press' for a fine but that in  future eveiycase would be taken  upon its meats and the offenders  prosecuted.  OUR MODERN PUBLIC SCHOOLS  Ram it in, cram it in,  Children's heads are hollow^  Slam it in, jam it in, yl / ���������,  Still there's more to folIo\V;"  Hygiene and history,  Algebra, histology, " -   .  Latin, etymology,  Botany, geometry,  Greek and ancl trigonometry;  Ram it in, cram it in,  Children's heads are hollow.  Rap it in, tap it in;  What are teachers paid for?  Bang it in, slam it in,  What are children made for?  Ancient archaeology,  Aryan philology,  Prosody, zoology, -  A Complete     ock in all  Lines.  Iron Beds,    Springs,    Top Mat treses,    Box Mattresses,    Washing  Machines,    Bedroom Sets,    Bed Lounges,    Couches,    Tables  (all.kinds).    Kitchen Cupboards,    Kitchen Treasures.  Do not buy without getting our prices.      We can save you  money    on    anything    you    ma\    want   in    these   lines.  a  STANLEY H. RIGGfi,  mm?:  Corner Store  ' Physics, climatology,  Calculus and mathematics,  Rhetoric and hydrostatics;  Hoax it in *cohx ir in.  Children's heads are hollow. ,  , Scold it in, mould it in,   '  ,, All'that they can swallow;  Fold it in, hold'it in,   ��������� .  ,   Still there's more to follow.  Faces pinched, sad and,pale,  Tell'the same unvarying tale,  Tell of moments robbed from sleep,  Meals untasted, studies deep;  Those who've passed the furnace through  With aching brow will tell to vou.  How the teacher crammed'it in,  Rammed it'in,-jammed it in,  Crunched it in. punched-it in,  'Rubbed it in; clubbed it in, '  Pressed and caressed it in,"  Rapped and slapped it in,  When their heads were hollow.  ���������Arthur's New Home Magazine  And the worst of it is, ,the  teachers .are  often not responsible fortius, but have t<.  take theireorders from a   pedantic  edu  cation department. ���������    ~"  S.H. Riggs has received i his week  direct from the factories in the east'  a consignment of Window. Blind*.  Lf all colors and patterns,, also  Curtain Poles in .oak and mahogany,,and Lace and o.her Curtains  in great variety.  GO TO THE  BIC STORE  and   by   <Paying   Gash'  get   what   you want   10 per cent.  cheaper than you could at th'e Magnet  ^r    WE ARE CLOSING OUT THE'ma'GNET.,  ������    K  SIMON LEISER & CO.,  Cumberland  Cold Storage: t  Air   Dry  ystem..  O 'r facilities for Storing Perishable Articles, are now  c'np'lete. . Eggs, Butter, Game; Fowl ancl .Meats of  kinds Stored at" Reasonable   Rales "..��������� ; .. ..  $I0=  ' WARD will be paid for information, leading, to. the  coh-  viction of persons appropiinting or destroying our-.Beer Kegs  FISHING  TACKLE  A,Large and com  plee  Stock at' the  ���������  -   10, per cent Discount for Cash  BIG STORE  Simon Leiser & Co., Ltd.  We are Agents "for the Campbell  Manufacturing Company, Montreal  Their Clothing is the best manufactured in Canada. Call and see the  sample-. The Corner Store, Stanley  H. Riggs.  UNION  BREWING CO., Ltd.  Phone   27.  DXJ S SMUIH������STREET,  P.O. Drawer   45  ertiiizers  , For Orchard,   Field   and  Farm,  y ,-���������;".;..    f      ,       <   .   , :      . '-    ,      - ��������� ������������������- 7  Highest Grades, - Best results obtained from their u>e.s   Adapted to all'  SoilsY .Suitable for all Crops. 7      7  ANALYSIS    AVAILABILITY & SOLUBILITY strictly guaranteed.  Government   Analysis   of Standard   Brands . snows .them ,,to  , above' per cent of Plant Food  claimed.  -   ' .  ,x,   .  BE  -A" ���������For Grass,   Hay,  Grain, Truck arid General  Farming''.0,      .    '  413"��������� For.Oichardsj   Berries, Potatoes',  Roots,  Hops (>r any crop'where  Pease,   Beans   or  rop  wherever  Standard  Formulae  Brand  Brand X  Potash is largely needed  BRAND "C'V-^For Giops on   Peaty Soils, Clovers  *  .,' . a       ' ��������� . t-        ��������� Nitrogen is "not wanting..     ' . . '  We also carry a complete stock'of   Muriate" of   Potash.   Sulphate of 'Potash']  K..inite, Superphosphate", Thomas Phosphate and Nitrate"-of Soda.   l."    *  ^ f      < ���������* i ���������    t i  For Pi ices, P.tinpiilet aiid' Testimonials addrecs  Victoria   Chemical Co.,  Ltd.}  31 12 02 ' , VICTORIA,   B.C. ' ���������  j-   - ���������  -    ->���������<������������������,  "7i'i  ��������� '��������� 4,,Jr  *-4*l^"!P  i  HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that on Monday, the 15th day of June, a.d., 1903, at the hour- of  ��������� 10 a.m , at the Court-house, Cumberland, I shall offer for Sale by Public Auction the Mineral  Claims in the list hereinafter set out, of tha persons in said list herein after >et out, of which Crown  Grants have been issued, for all Unpaid Taxes accrued, due and payable on-the 30th day of, June,  1902, or accrued, due and payable at a'n> 30th day of June, subsequent to the date of the issue of the  C own Grants, and'remaining unpaid at the 31st day of December, 1902, and for the expenses >f  advertising this noiice. i , *  If the Taxes and Expenses of advertising, as set out in said list, are not paid to me on or before  the d..y of sale, the Claims may be sold to the highest bidder, and a conveyance executed to the purchaser of all right and interest in said Claims legally alienated by the, Crown by the Crown Grants  thereof. / *  In the.event of theie tfeing no purchaser, or if the price offered shall not be sufficient to pay the  taxes and expenses of advertising, the land shall absolutely revert to the Province, and the Crown  Grants thereof shall be deemed void. ^ * ,  LIST    ABOVE    MENTIONED.  Name of Person,  Channe Mining Oo,  Douglas Pine Mining Co., Ltd.  <<  Nash, Martin  Whalen, William  De Beck, Bauer & McKinnon  " .'*'.'.  Bauer,  W. A. :.'���������.''- ';  ti u ������������������:...   ���������  Cullen, James  De Becki George W.  MacKinnon, John M;  ������< <(  f������ ������������  Ferguson, Robert Chas.  ������������ <(  <( tt  Cuba Silver Mining Co.  Description of Claim.  White Pine,  Douglas Piue  Gold Exchange,  Cone Fracn,  Champion,  Commonwealth,  Jennie B,  Julie,  Enid,  Stella,  Blucher,  Wellington,  Waterloo,  Contact fracn,  Copper King,  Copper Chief,  Blue Jacket.  Silver King,  Theodosua,  Annie Laurie,  Isis,  Rive i side,  Shamrock,  Lot 234,  Thurlow  Islanc  <!  271,  <(  tt  <������  272,  <(  ><  <(  273,  tc  n i.  <<  ���������276,  Fanny B  ay,  <������  277,  4 ������  C(  ������������  278,  Phillips  Arm,  <(  233,  i<  ii  It  2S0,  it  tt .  ti  281,  ."  tc  tl  ti  ti  tt  31" 02  14"76  "52  22 05  20'85,  42"53  38 84  46"25  25-60  49 22  48"73  37 -99  "75  "   288, Frederick Arm,  ���������   289, " '"���������  ������������   290,  ���������������   326,  '���������1835,  MalaspinaInlet, 45" 14  "1834, " "     45"55  "1833, " "������������������ -39"03  "1832, " "     44'21  "1831,' '��������������� "44-  "   386,  Phillips Arm,      51" 65  "   3S5, "        " 45*23  "   387,        "       "���������'       45"71  "   416, Loughboro'Inlet 3411  <������  ������i  tt  tt  i.  tt  it  tt  ti  <<  tt  tt  ti  tt  tt  tt  it  tt  at  a  '$58'75  24 00  11 25  75  5 75  21 00  32 25  29 25  35 25  19 50  37 50  36 75  28 50  75  25 00  25 00  20 OU  22 50  22 00  13 00  11 50  11 50  8 75  BO  a  *o *S!  a> .2  a >-  H <i  $0 75  0 75  "0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 76  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  0 75  TOTAL  ������59 50  24 75  12 00  1 50  6 50  21 75  33 00  30.00  36 00  . 20 25  , 38 25  37 50  29 25  1 50  25 75  25 75  20 75  23 25  22 75  13 75  12 25  12 25  9 50  1  #1  I  JOHN BAIRD, Assessor,  Comox Assessment District,  .  Cumberland Post Office.  Dated at Cumberland this 13th day of April, 1903.

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