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 ^  ,    (U  CM.^nUwVA  ,-  \ ^  7?  NINTH YEAR.  , CUMBERLAND.'   B. C. , WEDNESDAY/, MAY  ������, fgoi.  -j������rg������ji i .���������  Tfl tliB Mies of GflnLberland and  ''     ' ;" District, ���������  l"  We have no\*f in; stock the Mene, Sanitary   Towels for Ladies. -  ly Antiseptic, <Healthy  and   Clean,  pei^ dozen.  <-     ,'-.'*'..'  r-      . "      Apply to   Mias'McDonald.  20C.  I  l  1:  I  I  k  IHfl AKTEBICA^OUP.      , ,  Now that Sir T. Lipton has  again challenged for this his trial  cupi'and the time  draws  near   for  CHILDREN'S DAY, MTAY 24th.  ' The programme on May 24th  will consist of patriotic, songs and  recitations by the school 'children.  ftPUJUE aiAPK CHCAM or TARTAR FOMTOSK  DR.  c.   ,W  "Perfcier. ;,Sreies   &l  Co.'s   noted Olea  I;; : Kid GrayesV$i.,2 5 \\r*r pair/.   . r  *  f.  what is thought by experts to jprove     '-.,,'  ,        -  ��������� I '   .    r,''<:  Addresses bv   prominent  citizen-5,  the best effort-yet  made ;<to  ariest -j  rthe coveted trophy from- America's,  hands.-   A brief skeich of the   his-  tony,-of,this little bit of diver, may  be of interest  to  our readers] first  won in English waters iu 1851, by  the American   Schooner    America.  pie.-ented to the New, York Yachi  Club in -1857 as a perpetual ^chal-  r  T  -���������1:.  %.  GUMSE'Rk&m-B.'G.  m  ��������� f ���������  p.  It     ,(  t' ������'  611 'YATESKSTREET,"   VrCTQRSA, "B. C..  ,   1 "  , lenge cup for foreign, nationsi    1st  r< -',',���������,��������� -' ^ >  clsaile-itre nmue bv Mr.- ,J:t^,������- Ash-  bu-y, of' Ki.g'and   in   1871';''with  Cambria. ' Be..ten liv Magic u'ut of.  "a fif'et'6f.-J4.    2nd in 1872 .by",  Mr.  -'Ai������! bur'v "-i h    Jjivoiiia,'���������boaten   by  l^oiuiu  i>"   slid/J-.anpbo-1���������thb-fii>t"  ��������� '.   ,      ;     r-   '"        t ,     '   "���������-". ,.������.^.-Hr-  bt'iiif' ur.vibiixJL.alter tbe   3rd" r.ice..'  hoisting the ensign,.sports ^of1 various kindii for the children.. Base-  ball. Microbes vs. Mugwumps.  t Men's match, Old Slope- us, .New,  Slope nine.   '   e   PEBSONAL.  i '    ' ' <* r  Mr. Auld, who has been very ill,  was out for the first ,time Monday.  ������������������l -Mr. C.-E. Stevenson was up oh a  business visit last Frida\\ " L  3rd '   by  Can'adi: B'f''r Schooner,  Connte-B, of  Inifferin, 'defe'ated   I'ly  Mad'elfi   e       4ih,     bv   *C*inadi������n<'  [   ^ . ������  ��������� -       j "    -- v - ��������� -   ���������  R-O'U) A n .-   ta in 1881, defeated by-  ' "    ,i v. *���������������*'.".  "**���������' i-chi* f. Cap!. Cuthbert; designer*  /;f ;h(v Al,ilnnt,i.Jannoun"f(^Mh st he  would' }������!���������<" tn^: ^Uv-n, Mnd'C'a-lenee  '' ���������'.-   <   , .   '      '*���������'���������- ;."f/ ,��������� o1  asrrti  .    Tlii.^ deteirniniUio'n/cauf-ed  th'f deed of  eift   to  -be  altered" in  "    ' ..."     ,���������('"-.  t M t :i  dc'eut.fd' ves-el' could 'not  CREAM  BAKING  POWDER  Highest Honors, World's Fair,  Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair  i f* -  Avoid Baking Powder j containing  alum.   They are injurious to health  t  1"  1'^       r  1     ',  '1  r  t  {  V        -,  r  LOCALS.  ' TO THE X'-EAF.  ' ���������' l  A lich lady" cured   of   her T^eaf-'  ������>fness aiVd-N-oii-es  in   the'Head   by  '    <   '' ' ' f   ' "���������       -  Dr.     Nicholson's   "ArtificiaL -Eat'  iDrifamo .qhvo $jC)'0O0 lo   hir>   Iu^i-,  tute, eo th.it tleuf jpoople .unabie.to  '  * * .l '"  procu:e the'Ear Drump   rhhv  have'  tl.em'  fr^p     ' Aildre-s-, t-No;' 14517,-  The *������ 'Kiuho.wj.i      l.nutitnte.    -780  ^Jfeighth Avenue, New York,'  U.S.A.'  vHA^UWAT-E.'-MILL'' AND^MfNlNG .^MACrllXSi^Y,  !^fe������ro?g5^^ -  agiiin th,il!t-iiu;e 'un'.i' a^Tac^.with'  ? ^     , .  ������. -  v. <J, .';r' -'-"���������  .  ���������  so.'jrie oD:er vi-s-i^i������ li"di'*-,inlerve,,'ed..  ���������(S    j 5ih.i;i j 885 bv F.b,,-II. 'Suiion^wilh  1 ^-/   G e i .e <t a, - ^^eiiVi d' ���������! iy Puritan*1 by *  ;-w   -���������   l'-ni/in. 38 t-ro.j  'Gtii, in J886,", [^reu.-.  i li 'tin ""wi.'h   G.ibuea. ' d>-:e;������/sd*- bv.'  M.-y Fi   we-. , 7-h.    tie' folb-wi'ii-  'year : }jv   T^i^tle^ ' def"������ited' -lby  \.   .    ���������"- _-"      i   ^ -.'^     ^     ->v,  Afu-r-u i'-i nicc.'ia   new   deed,' <f  _    Sh.imrock the 2nd was beatenJi*y  Shamrock lscin-her trial race/She'^  will be remodelled. "- j%    *. ?' v  The Camp, Microbes again^defeajt-^ .  'ed-the Town~Mug������vumijs Friday, by ,*>  ���������a,score of 30'to 9 at ball.     '    '<   ' ~  I r,  Esterhazy'is,8aid ,to admit auth- \\  orship of Dreyfua,. bordereau^    Im-"  plicates Gpj,t Yandherr. v t  Effort* are,,being .made  to   have ������������������  aii excursion ^^m/N*naimo .visit   ,  us on July the Tut, with a  baseball   '  nine'to try   conclusions' wiVh   our.'  "own club,swingers.      ^ -'  -Pre.-identu   McKinley'a' western"  tour wTU be abandoned on, .account'l-  v'ot Mrs. McKinleyfn illn^sa" in Sail   -,  j -> r  *��������� s'il  ^Francisco." -  ���������i - '  i:  &&%2&s^*&&2������^^ e^X^'^-^^^^^^--^^^^^^ ^ vzb  I  I  I  I  r hit life  O  I  j:'ft /':i> dia-v\:i uj) i-y Mr, 0. 1.  S . mle . 8 I.,'in 1893 by Loid  L>a rii'ven With Yaiku-ie'IL be.itcn  by   Y'g lajii.j   9th,    by   Dtmra\tn  ?vida3* < veiling last, the. rncdi al^  c*.'mii'.iUv.e      held    a    niee in"g -  of  Cwilic. v- .emp.osees     to   . discuss.  the   ^ adv pabllity     of       fdra'wlrv^  ,o l-the-fund for the purpose   of'im-.'  r". .       !-        '��������� .a -   ��������� l    "V;  'pnivinK'the'ceii.etery.    After g������l'i::g-  fJ"     *  ���������.     .. <* - "������������������'   - " '        i' -      ~ *f  ^t loroughlv'into tbe n.alter, it   was*  resolVf'd-t'i.'it.tbe'comuiittee be erri-^  ������powered-to dr-wou fund to enlarge.  ���������     ���������        '   -   *      - <        i-~   ���������-.' ,������;Vr?t *  clea> a fid fe.'ce'tbe "eeme ery,  artd.1  ���������t.oJbuijld-|i   jiiielte'r fur  u'uO' in-bad^.  weather.    ���������Mr. * McKnigir, "^cuair-  m m'of committee,   presided,    Mr., ' Chicago     andc    will     -be ��������� rusKodr  ���������^.  -������   ,1 . ^  f ���������**    ���������  -l-^o:^66 n������\get���������one ^ajellv^f^'^ 0S:/Hcl|  ^oiie;r^d' ceiit   for 7railways:,>'?Dcar'!(sj. "i- '"-N-^il"';J'"^|  -good;} kindyold Laurier;. and', sw^ V* '>---'    ^  '  self-deny in^^kristian Maxwell. ���������   ,        '  ^  '4' slupe   has   been   shipped -from ^ <"  I  Many  new    patterns   of  -'Fine Goods in      ^  CARPETS,' RUGS,  ART SQUARES. .  LACE   CURTAINS,  MUSLIN - ART   DRAPING   j������  MATERIALS. '    |  ;       ��������� I  Our   Superb   CaLilo'-,ue, |V  containing 1,000 Illustntions gj  all priced, mailed free   on ap- &  pication.     It will  surely in- $  te.est you K %  BROS.;  I  Cli .ton, steieta y,'ftnd meuibern'of  committor, occupy ins? the^platform.  A jjetition. signed by 137 resi-  with Vnl$] rie IIL, bpateu by De- j .dents,' for the exiension of the road  ^ndcr.    10 b, in  1898  by   Sir-.T.     t^the lake, has been handed to  L  Lipton Wilis ������<��������� 1,1 mrock, defeated by  C lumbia. The 11th will take  jihioe  ti.iy  yi-ur ^between   Sir.    T.  ��������� Liptuii't- Sbauiji.tk  II, and   Inde-  i p������.MWience.  Vfa.Ji.SaS' NOTES.  COMPLETE PJRNISHERS.  VICTORIA, B.C.    .     %  We hkve/them cts.,  Just arrived from the manufactory.  We give you   BARGAINS   every daVj  jut our  Saturday bargain day  Is the one that tells the tale.,  Dont Forget at  U S mr������ev voxels. C. P. Patter-  $,)i\ and McAri ,.ur were in Frid >y  and n-fi S  tviid ,y for the north.   I  i  w -a h"ped mat some of the crew  would visit Cuml.'erLind and engage tbe boj s in a ball game, but  to the di-appointmeut of both, they  were unable to do bo, but promise  this on their return in 'lie a itumn,  I when they will meet the Cumberland team.  Str. Wellington sailed. 17th for  San Francisco with full- cargo of  coal and coke.  Danube called on her way down  from Northern ports. 7      ~,,,~  Str. Willamette was successfully,  floated Sunday, and was towed  into the bight for further repairs.  It is expected she will be able to  tites.rti.up by Wednesday.  ���������  Mri-. Rushworth'is improving hor  cottage by,:the addition of ,a neat  verandah, &c.  Mr. Barham is adding to his  house.  ''Pretty are'nt  tbey ?'/   The   toy  wagons and  baby buggies  at   the  M.������guet.  A..Mounce, Esq.: M, P. This is a  piece of mad that is now indii-pen-  gable, the greatly increased traffic  to thac place injuring it. At pres-  ent, the only me,ms of reaching the  lake is by a very crude trad with a  heavy grade which cm be avoided.  Foot passengers are in the habit of  using the railway i grade, a very  dangerous practice, especially for  women and children. rVe trust the  matter will receive proper consi ler-  ation.  T. Piket fell from the pigeon  loft  at the Cumberland Hotel, while do  ing some work and broke his   arm,  A highly successful dance was  held in Cumberland' Hall last  Thursday, about 100 attended, and  the kaleidoscopic scene of pretty  faces, graceful feminine forms, in  handsome dresses, and black and  white gentlemen's, attire, . fl .ating  about under the brilliant lights,  over the polished floor of the hall,  to the ravising strains of the dreamy  waltz, was one, which once seen  cannot be forgotten,  Effort is being made to induce  the Admiralty to remove the naval  shooting butts to Esquimau. We  t tink it is probable, that Comox  will be considered a superior location.  Every day is a bargain day at  Moore's, but Saturday is.HUe day,'  -through.'  Messrs J   aud B. Moore are in ro-  'ct'ipi-of news of the death*of their  aged'mother   at   her   home ,in   St.  Thomas. Ont.        " ������  i  Nat. History. .So'cietyr presents -a.-  ^prize of $10.00 for best collection-ot^  nativt- wild flowers at tnei fall   ex  hibition in Victoria.   -,   . y  s   l The White Horse Stir comes out  in a ciein shirt���������beg  pardon !    we  mean a new annual in the form   of  a neat'quarter sheet pamphlet, well  illustrated    with  views of   Yukon  scenery and White Horse notables.  Nob  Hill  Council have    issued  handsome colored posters with   the  schedule of   events  and  prizes .for  Nob Hill sports to be held   on  the  24ih.    Among many, the princip 1 "  will be Tug of War, top of   hilt   vs.  bottom.    Each side  to   pull   their ���������  way.     Swimming  match  open to  none but Ciackey and Harry.  Rowing ni.itch, Butch   vs.   Nick-  nac, 4 mile    footrace  to   the  F 11a  and back, Wattie vs. Jackey. Fishing tournament, otter hunting  included.     Beer and skittles open   to  all,      Mr.   Heunesay,   starter;    C������ . ;  Strauss   and   D.   McKay,   judges.  God Save tbe King.  The flig staff was raised last  Monday in the school grounds  under Mr. Mellado's able supervision. The staff itself was gotten  out in most workmanlike manner  by Mr. Olesen. The ceremony of.  hoisting the flag, which has been  presented by Mr. G, W. Clinton,,  will tike place with due honour on,  the 24th, inst.  ������o- \i'  1}    f-fr  II,,    '  I'   '  V  BEHIND  THE  OUTER   MAN.  5'ou can't make a soldier with only gold bi&id,  And nobody thinks you can:     '  Ere the Cue looking suit by the tailor is made  There's much to be done to the man.  You  can't  make a  surgeon  with  knives acii  all  that,  Vou can't make a judge with just a silk hat.  You can't make a preacher with robe or crar.it.  And nobody thinks you can. ,--  ' r ii '  Vou can't make a monarch with only a tlnoiu'.  And nobody thinks you can;  \ire the actor may sway in <j realm of hi& own ,  There's'inuch to be'done to the m.jn.  You can't make a gentleman out of an ass,  Or a boor who is braves^ iu fiont oitli'������> triads  By filling his pockets with pelf; but, alas, <  ' Tlicic aie people who thiiik you <an!  ���������3. Jl. Kiser in fhieago Times-Herald.  {^������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������"-C ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������O0������'  m  G  o  lie Last Jisif Miooies.l  A Thrilling Story of Love  and Shipwreck.  0  &  By ADELHSTE SHJIiGEAjSTT.  "I should bay that she won't last more  'ili.-m -0 minutes.''  And as the man spoke ho cast a calculating glance"at' the ship's dock, which'  lay tilted on out; side in a curiously slanting position. The boat had struck upon  one of "the dangerous groups of sunken  rocks in the English channel, and there  seemed no likelihood that the 'vessel,  stately and strong as it had been so short  a time before, could be saved from destruction.  Roger Winford turned away from  the  'man   whom   he'had   questioned   with   a  sharp gesture which he would  not have  '    liked any one else to see. so "expressive  was it of gioat despair,    lie was" a man  in* middle   life,   with  dark   hair  slightly  grizzled and  a  grave,  impassive counte-  -   hnance,, which  did   not  often   betray   his  emotions. ' ,*  ' ",Was it for this," he said to himself as  Jio moved away from the sailor, "that I  ,   have toiled for so many years and heaped  up wealth and denied myself almost every.enjoyment that I might,perish miser-  .     Jib'ly within sight of homo?   Is it for this  ���������     (hat I have kept silent all this time and  refrained   from   snatching   at   the   good  things'that dangled within my reach?    I  ftave wasted my days: 1 have been a fool;  1  have thrown the best  part of iny'Jife  away, and the last 20 minutes of one's  life is not a time in which anything can  lie put light." '  ,  As  ho  said   the  words  to   himself he  came upon a group of'women and children,  who had "been  placed in  the most  advantageous position as regarded safety,  ��������� ami his eye sought  instantly for the one  face, the'one figure, in which he felr a peculiar interest. , A giil of some 10 years  ,    lifted a pale brave countenance to his for  a moment and read in his eyes the cou-  , nrmation of the fears which had already  occurred to her.      ' ������  "    < ''Is there no hope  then?"  she said  to  1 him in an undertone.  "No," said tho man. "there i* no hope."  1 ���������   "You don't think that we shall be seen  fro'm a distance and,that the lifeboat will  he sent out to our help?"  "No.  I  don't,"  said   Winford.   "and  it  could scarcely get here in time." - .  "flow  much   longerV"  she  asked.'and  lieH'elt  her  hand" cling  to   him   a   little  tighter.  "I think���������about 20 minutes. That is  what the quartermaster told me. He  thinks the boat will break up in about  that time."     , r  "If only,"  said  the girl.  "1   could  get  - over to the other side of  the  deck  aiid  comfort poor Mrs. Gunliffe a little!"  "Yon cannot," said the man immovably. "You must stay where you are.  You cannot walk-when the deck is-at  this angle, and a wave may break over it  at any moment and carry you away."  He had previously done his utmost for  Tier safety, for he had lashed her to one  of the bulwarks, which was wedged in a  cleft of the rock, and  (here was even a  possibility  that  she  might  be left  there  when  the  ship   went  to   pieces   and.   he-  thought, ultimately rescued.  "Where's Vivian?" he said abruptly.  "He  was here just now." said   Molly,  "but went to the other side���������to &ee if he  could find a lifeboat, I believe."  "For.you?"  "No," said Molly, with some little hesitation, "for himself."  "As I should have imagined," s'liol  Roger in a harder voice.  "He is young," said Molly softly, "and  his life is dear to him."  .."Is it not dear to you, too?" said Winford.  "I suppose it is to most of us," she answered.  "I never thought so. for my own part."  said her companion, "but in these last  few moments I have discovered a certain  value in life which I never suspected. I  could wish almost to live it over again.  In fact, if one could only profit by one's  own mistakes, I would do so very gladly."  "Oh. yes," said Molly, with a sigh:  "but one can never go back."  She was always a pretty girl, bin as  Winford looked at her he thought the  gravity'of her expression, the wisrfulnesa.  ot her blue eyes, made her positively  beautiful. She was a little woman, whom  people always wanted to caress, for  there was something peculiarly soft and  clinging about her. But ar this moment  a deeper intelligence, a stronger spiritual  sense, had come to her. and rher face was  transfigured into beauty beyond itself.  There was no fear in it. no sadness, but  a bravo, calm acceptance of tbe fact that  she was face to face with another world.  Winford almost felt as though they had  already passed beyond the regions of this  earth and might speak, not only face to  face, but soul to soul.  There was a perceptible change in his  voice when he addressed her. It was low  and steady, but seemed'charged with purpose, as thougn he had made' up h'is mind  *o say or do something which had not occurred to him beforo. Even in the first  trivial question'that 'u> nut to !>'��������������������������� x'   "  recognized the difference of intention and  glanced at him inquiringly.  "Are you cold?" he said. ���������  "No. scarcely at all. We are so sheltered here. It seems hardly possible that  in a few minutes we shall be here no longer.-does it?"  "We ought to make-the best of our  time." said Winford.  "Shall we say a prayer, then?" said  Molly quite simply, knowing perhaps  that this was the best tiling they could  do. i  "No! no: wait a minute. There's something that comes before prayer, isn'l  there?    C nnfessinn ?*' '  She looked at'bim dumbly: she did not  understand.  "Confession" of a wrongdoing," ������aid  'Winford jn a slightly altered too������ ��������� "I  have always had a notion tliat.it was little use appealing for forgiveness until  one/ had confessed the wrong that onp  had done. Do you think so? We have  known each oth������_-r for a good many years,  Molly."  "Yes. indeed," she said, putting out one  hand toward him/and drawing as close  as1 she could. /'I have'depended on yon  and trusted'you nil my life, ever since I  was quite a little girl, when you told im:  that you were 'my guardian and would  take care of me. And you have taken  care of me, haven't you���������very good care,  I should say?" ' ������������������     '  , "Until now," said Winford gloomily.  "But now I am' absolutely useless. I  don't fool more useless against the winds  and waves than I have felt the whole of  the past fortnight, Molly, in knowing  that you were giving me up for the sake  of a newcomer, who wants to,take yon  out of my ,care,and"make you a part of  his life. It is George Vivian "whom you  choose for your protector, is it not?" '  "He is, not much of a protector now,'*  'said Molly.       P . '  "What can yon expect?" Winford asked her bitterly. "He is young and handsome. He has all his life'before him, and  lie is not likely to want to throw.it away.  He will ma Ice  life: but  yours-r^as I would do."  Molly was silent, but,her hand closed  tighter over Winford's arm.  "I am old, I know," continued Winford,  "and ugly and uninteresting, and I can  not expect you to care for, me so much  as for a younger man. But I do want to  say a word about Vivian, Molly, because  it is possible, you know���������just possible���������  that you may 'be saved from the wreck,  and that I  may  not. tand  then you  will  ' Then she turned to him with a cry of  joy and hid her face upon his breast,  "linger. Roger." she said. "I shall die  happy now, for no, one in all the world  could be to me what you have been, and  in life or death we belong to each other,  you and I."  The quartermaster passed them live  minutes afterward, holding on to ropes  and climbing over shattered bulwarks  with the agility of a cat, but with a curious expression of satisfaction' upon his  weather beaten face. . *  , "There   you   are.   sir,   and   the  young  WHIM-WHAMS.  CliipletH From tbe Ax of the Yonkeri*  HumorUt,  "What is memory. Pat?"        '   -'  "Sure,   it's   something   a   man   forgets  with when he owes you money." '  Bill���������My friend  Bob hasn't moved' in  an awful'long time. '  'Jill���������What is he���������^-a chess player?  THE HORSE SHOW.  Mrs.   Criinsonbeak���������Does   Mr.  smoke much?  Bacon  lady,   too."   he   said.     And.   thank   God, Mr.  Crimsonbeak���������No;  he gave.me.a  we're saved,    The, tide's going down!"��������� j cigar the other'day.'aiid it wasn't much.  St. Louis Star.                    ��������� , , ���������             ���������:���������         ,                   i  ���������;         '��������� "When a man goes put after dinner, lie  Counted   AR'nlnxt   film.  Pa���������Did I understand you to say ,that  the gentleman , who called on you last  evening and to whom you introduced me  was a professional chess player?  Daughtei���������/Yes. pa. He has the reputation of being a great expert at the  game. t -       ���������,',''  ' Pa���������Then. I most positively forbid his  coming1 to see' yon any more. I cannot  encourage you receiving attention from  one of a class of men who take so long to  make a move.���������Boston Courier.  'Look  With 1'lrnnnre.  after     your  -own'  tji;i;.i ^wui   ������ijlii;ji   uiiiuvi, tie  always wants to toast his friends," sayg  the observer of events and things', "but  a woman���������let her gooto a tea, and after  it she wants to roast all her friends."  lie���������-JBostoniaus ������always go by contrj-  She���������Indeed! '  "Yes;-if, a Boston in an-misses his pw>  for breakfast, he's crusty all 'da3r long." '"  grammar.  1 make,a bra ye fi^'ht for his,vown  t, Molly, he won't give his life for  George rFerguson!" exclaimed the irate  Mrs: Ferguson. "Vou make n business  of picking me upon little blunders!"  "On the contrary, my dear." soothingly  replied Mr. Ferguson, "1 make a recra*  ���������������tion of it."���������Chicago Tribuii*.   '  BnKginii and the Bowwowi. ',   ,  "Never again." growled -Mr., Buggins.''  "who has no children, "do V take 'Mrs.  Buggins walking .on Chestnut;-street', accompanied- by her dog. Of course; 'I'm  quite as fond of .the animal as she is, but  when I am in public,I curb'my'enthusiasm^ She,.on the,other hand, is more enthusiastic in her terms of endearment.  "We' were walking' down", .Chestnut  Btreet, the three of us. when we came to  a?toy store, and in the window were several mechanical toys.   Among, them* were  "How much do thcy.^charge for tho������p  strawberries a box?"  '"Four dollars."       " '  "Why   don't , they   charge   $1- apiece  while they're about it?"  ' "Well.-Jjii a box is about $1 apiece."  She���������Do , you believe in'1,this theory  about spreading disease by'kissing? ,  lie���������Well, they say there's something  in ������it.  "Did you ever catch anything by kiss-'  bug a girl?"       7  "Yes, once; her father-saw me at it."  have nobody to advise you  as your old  guardian used to do."  "You are not old," said Molly,quickly.  "And there.is no particular need,for you  to warn-me against Vivian."  "Perhaps not, but one is tempted tto  do unnecessary things sometimes," said  Winford grimly. "If you are saved,  Molly;-you .will be, a prize, you know, because I have left you all my money, and  there is a good deal of it���������more than anybody knows���������so I want you to be careful."'  "I won't live if you die." she cried with  ��������� sudden, note of passion in her voice.  5 "Don't say that, my child. The matter  is probably not in our hands. It is more  than likely that none of us will ever see  land again, but there is just this, that if  you do escape you must v ,%e on ' your  guard against men who wu..t to marry  you for your money. Do you understand ?"  "I shall marry nobody," said Molly.  But the winds and the waves roared sy  loudly that the words did not reach Win-  ford's ear.  "This is my warning if you escape."  said the man. "But I am more concerned, about   what   I   want   to   sav   if  I *  neither of us escapes. If we meet in  another world, you know, I think it  would be more satisfactory if I had told  you the truth now, for I suppose you  would know it then. Your father and  I were friends, as you have always heard,  and, that was why I took charge of his  child when he died out there in Australia. Every one thought that I was a  most devoted",, friend to him, 'but there  was something which nobody knows.  Molly, and which I never intended even  you to know. I cheated your father, I  robbed him; practically I killed him. for  I broke his heart, and that is what it  seems to me you ought to know."  Her eyes were fixed upon his face, and  the gentleness in them did not waver in  the very.least. He felt compelled to go  on, to say even more cutting and condemnatory things about himself.  "I cannot explain everything just now,  dear, but you must take my word about  it. It was some; Mtig about a mine I  knew the worth of it. and he did not. 1  bought it from him for an old song and  made uiy fortune, while he lived and died  destitute. He never reproached me, but  I saw he knew the truth before he died,  and I never told him. Molly. 1 never  asked him to forgive me."  "But he would have forgiven you."  said Molly.'  "Perhaps he would. He was a good  man. It was for his sake" that I look  you and did my best for you. but 1 ha vial ways felt that every penny of "what I  made belonged to you by rights, although  he had died of want, heartbreak and fever, away in the scrub, with nobody to  give him a helping hand. That was my  fault, you know."  "And you have sorrowed for that all  these years?" said Molly. "It was not  worth while. Don't you know he forgives  you now?" -  "If you forgive me," the man said. "1  think 1 can believe that your father  Would. And the worst, of it was." ho  went on. "that I was not content to make  the child happy and to give her as many  of the good things of this world as I  could, but I was idiot enough to grow  fond of her���������to love her���������to feel that my  only chance of happiness in this life was  lost because she could not care for me. I  never meant you to know. Molly. I  should have given you to another, if he  had'been a man worthy of you. without a  protest, but here, in these last few moments of our lives, it seems to me that I  must tell vou all."  a number of little-woolly dog's seated'in'  ���������automobiles. These caught;the.alert"eye  of Mrs.- Buggins, and not King would do  but we must stop. 'Oh', there's,one that  looks just like Itufus!' she , exclaimed.  Eufus, you know, is the name, of our dog.  'Come on,' 1 said. . '  -"But she wouldn't have^it that -way.  'His papa'must lift-him 1up, and see the  little bowwows!' she remarked inindig-,'  nant and unfortunately loud tones.'There,  was, of course, a crowd around the window, and'I got the ha ha all right enough.J<  'Lift him up, papa, and see the bow-^  wows!' yelled a crowd of messenger boys,'  following me down the street.  "Isn't that enough  to drive 'an exemplary,   citizen  , to   drink ?"-^Pliilt;delpliij|  Record.      J "   Always Willing: to Oblige.  It,was a, Texas  town,'and  a long  limbed Texan was making across ^the'  public -square toward  the courthouse  with a revolver in his band'when''he  was stopped by a- man who' asked: , '  "Are you on your way to the court-  bovise?"  "Yes, Kir; Tarn," was the reply.  ,,'-  ,  "Going to shoot anybody ?" '  ''Yes,   sli.*;   Lawyer  Johnson.    If   it  hadn't been Tor him, I shouldn't have  lost my'case yestercNy.   Yes, sir; going1  to fill him full of lead."   ,  "Are you in any great hurry *bout  It?" l '''".'  /'No special hurry, but when I ha*:"  shooting on hand I like to get it off my  mind as soon as possible."  "Of course: but. you see. Lawyer  "Johnson is now arguing a case for tne  and won't be through for 4U miuutes.  He's going to win it for sure if not interrupted, and if you will only hold on  for awhile you will do me a great fa;  vor."  "Why, certainly; glad you mentioned  it; no hurry about the shooting so as it  comes off today, and you can count on  me. Have a drink with you? With  the greatest of pleasure, and if John  son Js a particular friund of yours' I'll  shoot him as softly as I can and give  him every show to die like,a gentleman."  An Apolosy *nd a Settlement.  Wheu the theaier crowd was at Its  thickest on Broadway on Saturday  night, a well se,t up man of medium  size, wearing a glossy silk hat, hurried  along. In dodging through the throng  the handle of the cane he carried  caught the cm of one of two burly  persons who were going in the same  direction. He half turned as if to apologize, but before he could do so one  of the pair smashed his silk hat with a  heavy stick.  "I beg your pardon, sir," said the  man, blandly taking off his battered  tile: "My rudeness vras unintentional."  Putting back the damaged hat on his  head, he dropped his cane and said,  "Now 1 propose to settle with you for  a blackguard."'"  Those on the spot saw a flash of  fists. . The big man went flat on his  back from a clean smash on the jaw.  "If you want any more, I am ready  to oblige you," said the other.  The other apparently didn't. l The  smaller man picked up his stick, took  off his damaged silk hat, brushed it  and continued on his way down Broadway. And the crowd of spectators,  who had gathered as if by magic, broke  up with the feeling that they bad seen  as neat a bit of work as it would ever  be their good fortune to encounter.  , "What is the charge here?"-asked the  business man of the telephone collector. "  "Oh, that's for a 15 minute' conversation your wife had."1 ,V     ���������   ." ,    -  , "With whom?';t      ,    .'   '     <   \   ,x  "Her dressmaker."                 i s'     l  "There niust be*some, mistake, young  man; my, wife never got through,talking  to her dressmaker in 15 minutes,in her  life!"        "..            _, ,  .'  Church���������You :.say ,your: boy  at-college  writes"for the magazines?   '  Ootham���������Yes"; he's written "several articles for them:  "I   don't  suppose   he!������   a , professional  writer?"    ��������� ' .        '������.-  "What do you mean ?"'.",  : "Why, he doesn't write for money.'' <-y  ' "Doesn't he?- You ought to see gome  "of the letters he writes to me!"���������Youker*  Statesman., ���������,-���������',.  FOWLS AND /HEIR FRUIT.,  ,N Sunflower and  hemp seeds} promote > a  smooth, glossy plumage. v  Fowls given a good Variety'of food do  not need artificial stimulants.'   , '    -  - -The ^loss   of   feathers   often   proceeds  , from deficient' dusting arrangements."      ,  , Well fattened, well'dressed poultry will  bring 'the best prices, from the best customers. >'' '--    .���������  vAt first "the chickens of all make the  same growth.1 but .after- a few weeks the  large breeds begin to distance the smaller'  ones in growth.   ' ' '   /  Fowls should never be shut up in such  cramped quarters that they cannot fake  exercise enough to promote digestioiv  They will soon become too fat to lay  eggs."    s  \ In damp weather, if the poultry house  seems moist, put a pail of air slaked lime  on the floor and dust air slaked lime freely about. It will absorb .moisture as a  sponge does water.   ,  The, symmetry, of the stock' and the size-  arid color of the eggs can  be influenced'  largely  by care, in* the selection  of .eggs  for hate! ;ng. using those which are-large  dark and L'roni good hens.-  The fast-Pennsylvania pacer; Dakota  Dan, 2:18^4; is a brother to Mattie Patterson, 2:09^.  C. N. Payne is handling a gray mare,  Adell Epaulet, by Epaulet, (that is said  to sliow_much speed.,   ,  There is a green trotter,at-Sharon, Pa.,  by St. Vincent, 2:i31A that is said, to  have gone a mile in 2:12.  Peter the Great. 2:07%, will not be in  the stud this year, Mr. Forbes having'decided to'have him trained and raced. . ' ���������  'Trainer Charles Marvin is-now 70 yean  old and hearty as a .buck. Fie attributes  his good health loa cold bath ,every-  morning.     ,.,,,.��������� , q  Bullman is no longer retained by Sam  Hildreth. He will ride' as a' free lance  until ordered to join the stableL of Richard, Crok'cr.    ,       , '   t.  The pacing mare Samaritinais in training.   Before she was sent to the stud she  took a record of 2:"2Ul/i and was second in ���������  arace in SilO1/!.   '    '      ,; '/ .  ���������    , ���������-���������'  'Harry V'ittitoe,''the western jockey,  was signed the other day by, a representative of an Austrian turfman to ride  in Austria this season.    . '  ' It is thought that L. L. D., 2:08y4! pacer, ,by Woodford Wilkes, may be able to c  reduce  his   record   this   season.*    He " ii,  owned by Edwin Hice, Boston.      .   * ,     ',  , Margaret'S, 2:12'/-. and Roscbe, 2:17*4;'-  make  a' fast 'team   ow^ied   by'.Thomas,  Barley of Philadelphia.    They can/pole  together at a clip fast enough' to( be ia ���������  the (front ranks. /,"  ,    '������-<,  John Kinney has a wonderful' bay filly  ������at Penn Valley farm, by Red' Wjlkes and .  ,out of ^Lizzie H,  by Star, Almorit.  'She *  promises to'.become' a1 great-factor in the";  .racing world in .thejiear future-l ' ���������        ���������"  ������������������''Jake Jloltman,   the ' starter,; says   T. :  O'Brien is'the most ^promising jockey-at  New Orleans^ beiug4 quick to7get away  and-Osgood judge of pace.   O'Brien,is 19  years old and can ride at 100 pounds: v''  A.- prominent  reinsman (.thinks .that* if.  he'could teach'his horse,*to lie down and  rest between hea's he could, win ofteneriv  He does not believe in the old'style, of  walking horses between heats:on warm  days.      '   ,     ,���������-'*-'*',.' .',-/ 77 - -'  ��������� 7 ,./. ~-*""; .*;.-"',    -  ,    7-Y   TOWN TOPICS..v7  /  7 4  M  I  11  Whenany honors are being distributed;*  Pittsburg always gets one of the/first.���������"v  Pittsburg Press.   ','        ������ ' '" !������ x  Not coritent, to,yvst-pn .her.well earned  laurels Chicago now boasts that, she leads'  New. York   in ,criirie.���������Philadelphia   Inquirer.      -' ' -' ,'< "^^  St. Louis.is now boasting that her exposition's' going to'ecllpse all others, but7  up;, to date"Buffalo has ,not applied ,for"  an" injunction-to stop siich' boasts until"  the  Pan-American ..exposition's over.���������  Boston Globe.  .   ^ / "   ,: '  '   7;   7 '   - ~   l  ..Gallatin   is ,the   garden ;spbt "of'.tL"^ ,.  world.   There-are "more pretty^girls and,  , more ,ugly<" boys,  move  refined "men and  women,and   fewer  fools  aud''deatlbcats'  here than'in any.,city of its size in the  world.���������Gallatin (Mo.) Democrat.      "   ��������������� - ,,  The city council o"f Chicago'has ordered 7  the removal  of  all .uncouth  advertising '  signs  of large  size  within   a", short  distance   of   any   park," boulevard,   public '  place  or public  building.    New   York  is '  ���������j-by no means free-frohvreproach, and it is  high time for���������the city government Ito use'1  the  ax   unsparingly   upon   the abominations which disfigure'so many otherwise  attractive places in" Gotham.'.i^  HOUSEHOLD HINTS.  Fine, loosely twisted silk, . the' 7 kind  used for knitting, is the best for darning  fine woolen garments. The threads  should not be drawn tight, nor should  they till the hole as closely a's in ordinary  darning. ' "   _���������-..  Rubber and leather casters are npw  frequently put upon furniture which is  to be placed on a hard wood or stained  floor. Some housekeepers and decorators, however, recommend instead the  caster cups.  Bran or oatmeal is valuable'for softening hard water. For a bath stir a peck  of bran into a tub of warm water. The  friction of the loose bran calls the circulation of the blood to the surface of the  skin and so cleanses and softens it.  Painted or varnished floors may be  kept in good condition by wiping with a  damp cloth and then rubbing with a dry  woolen cloth. This of course is for  floors that do not get badly soiled. Kitchen or pantry floors'may be washed with  skimmilk; if very dirty;' with soap and  water. A. scrubbing brush should never  be used on a painted or varnished floor.  Philoloiffic.  First Student���������-Can yon tell me the  origin of the Texpression giving a man  the mitten?  Second Student���������It was the ancient  equivalent of (k)nit.��������� Crypt.  Too Technical.  ,   "Ho thinks it necessary for a poet to  know how to starve."  "Yes; he attaches too much importance  to the merely technical part of the business."���������Smart Set.  . THE SEVEN  EDWARDS.  ���������' iThe   prese"nt'-K.\onarch   is   the  seventh^  king of Ehgl'aiid':;to bear the name of Ed-  vward.   , His fame'as,, a ruler lies before  him.      > "--\  The .first ,'Edward*, was   the   greatest  ���������overeign England had subsequent to the  conquest.   He begairhis reign.in 1272.  ^Edward. II was^a weak kin^L He be-  /gan his reign ;iii *1307>'and was succeeded  by his son;"\Edward III.  The victories of Cr'ecy and Poitiers il-'  lumincd the reign'of the third Edward.  Edward IV was,a dashing king who  reigned in the fifteenth century. - His son,  Edward V, met a sad, fate in the Tower.  His story'is sung in.child lore, the death  ���������f the'"little princes in-the Tower" being  the legend.       , . -        \  Edward VI, who succeeded his father,  Henry VIII, died at the early age of 1G.  He was noted for his gentleness and precocious promise. -  MRS. LEASE.  The Sequel.  Ida ��������� They say she was over the  Rhine before their engagement.  May���������Yes, and over the washtub after their marriage.���������Chicago News.  A Smart Boy.  Pedestrian���������Do you go to school, little  boy?   ���������   ... \ ..''.">  Little Boy���������Yep; what do you. wish to  know?���������Ohio State Journal. -  .  Sharing the honor of public attention  at present with the new queen of Italy is  the Duchess of Aosta. wife of the present  heir to the throne. There is luck in the  title, for every Savoy prince who has  borne it has become king. Tho Duchess  of Aosta is a famous beauty who before  her marriage was Princess Helene of Or-  J leans.  Mrs. Lease has determined not to rescind her motion about getting a divorce ^  from her husband and has gone ahead  with tho papers. This is another instance of IieV "changeless mind unchanging still."���������Baltimore News.     ;  ^  Mrs. Lease has ..again broken out with  *n appeal for-release7 from the unremu-  aerative bonds that nominally bind her to,  Mr. Lease;, For the-sake7'of a-long suffering public the judicial hostlers will please,  pull off the matrimoniaff blinkers and turn  the volcanic old girl loose upon the uncon-  fined ranch reaching1 from the center all  around to the sea. Possibly some unmat-  ed and unsophisticated cowboy will round  up and corral the ancient maverick, thus  affording the weary world a rest.  ..........     ���������   ...-  f ���������  A  DrnulMrvl;  to  Amliy,  Judgei-��������� Well. M rs. .lopfis. what fault  have yon to tind with your husband V.;  Mrs.Jopps���������Now. judge.' it[s this way:   .'  He's awful good an kind, but he's so  oeskv tinfinanshui.���������Detroit Free Pr������*w,  Poor Man!  Tom���������Pretty nice spread at Topley's  last night?  Dick���������Oh, yes; I sat through it, but I  didn't get a chance to-discuss anything  but the game.  Tom���������How was that?  Dick���������I took May Punter in to dinger, and she talked "hazards," "iron  shots" and all that from the caviare to  the coffee.���������Philadelphia Press.  S^?SCS*S?!������SS^22c&^SM������W^:S^^1H^se3s  ^^���������r>.f?isz?t~,:fi*<.z ;.rt  ^^.^C\^,,.^K">;,.i7**w,,^i,^r.-^..^ k  V  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS'  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  HE  WAS OUTCLASSED.  I>  Tint He Made n. Very Game Race For  It.    ��������� ,  When a whole street'car load of passengers pat a conductor on the back and  tell him in various styles of speech that  he is a brick, it is very conclusive proof  -of universal appioval.    V.^ the car was  , passing a cross, street up  Woodward  it1  7 was hailed by  a loud and  commanding  , 'voice a third of a block away.  The owner of the voice was evidently  -dressed for some social function and in a  hurry. "Stop that car," he repeated in  , fcteiner tones, while the conductor simply  looked and grinned, as did the other occupants of the rear platform.  The would be passenger pulled his silk  hat down tight and 'again ordered a halt  as he sprinted.    The  tails of his  dress-  coat'fluttered from beneath the short box  garment -on; the   outside,    and    several  x sporting ' experts   commented r,upon   his  wonderful, knee action as he made a' wide  'curve on to.the asphalt and gamely continued to chase, yelled at every jump for  the car to stop.[ ,Even after it was evident that ^he,was going out of his class  Is ,. he knuckled down and did his level best;  '/>- . at the same time saying things that' aie  ^barred  from  aiv family  newspaper.'    At  last he was so winded that he sat down  ^on the window sill of,a grocery store to  "gasp and shake his fist at, the vanishing  car. " ^'y   -      ,    -   , '  '-,  "Don't you know that he's one of the  officers,of the road?" asked a,passenger.  ���������> -"Of course I do.    I wouldn't caier if it  was old man''Wilson himself. ' There are'  "no exceptions to the rules.    I've run by  7myown mother under like circumstances,  1 and-I'd have given that duffer a race to  Hbe.end of the road if hiWind had held."  V.  ,1 cured a horse of the mange with  MINARD'S LINIMENT.        c        *'.,..  c ,,"     CHRISTOPHER 'SOUNDERS.  Dalhousie." ��������� '   >  'j I   cured , a    horse    badlv torn by-  pitch fork, -   with MINARD'S    LINIMENT. "K(   v;     w , .  ; ,  '     ' ''        ' EDWARD LINLIEF.'  St7  Peter's, C: B.  I cured a horso of a bad' swelling  with MINARD'S LINIMENT.  > THOMAS W. PAYNE.  ; Bathurst, N.   B.  ���������<*  ',    - v ,1       Appropriate. (  I- wonder \vhyn caper sauce is always  served Hwith leg of mutton?" remarked the  "observant boarder. - *L  ""Vlt is the only' appropriate sauce for  it,"-' replied the cross eyed boarder.   c  ' *   "How,so?'; tt   .  ��������� '"It is the; log'that doesothe capering."'���������  ' Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph. (    '  _;& },,.,- ������ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ -  ������������������ Like a Woman.   ' ,  - .Mr. Hen peck���������No. I don't like him. He  has Mich an effeminate way of talking.  "7 Mrs.   Ilenpeck���������Nonsense!'   His   voice  is even deeper than the average.  Mr.<Ilenpeck���������My dear, you misunderstood me. I mean he doesn't give anybody else a chance to get a word in edge-  wibe.���������Philadelphia Press. ( ,  Hi* Vsem.  One. bolder than the rest, asked the  eminent actor. "Do you really need a  valet?"  "No," said the great man, paralyzed by  the audacity of the question: "but he is  so handy to kick after one has read the-  criticisms'"��������� Indianapolis Press.  The Only  Alternative.  "I do wish you would promise to be an  abstainer."  "Couldn't, ma'am. Not built that way.  Born in Kentucky, ma'am. Have to be  born again, in Ohio or Kansas or some  place, before I could promise that."���������Life.  1    Afterward.  She���������How did you come to propose to  me, Harry?  - He���������Um-er��������� I think 1'came in a street  ear. I didn't,.have the price oi a cab.���������  Detroit Free Press*.  s    The Shukeapenrean   Atiitltor.  Claude���������Did you enjoy the Shakes*  IM������aru play WimIih'mI.-iv night?  ��������� .Maude���������Oh prrteetlx : There were  so many fnniih.-ti quotations that I  ruined my glow- applauding ��������� Indianapolis Press  i  Reflections of a. Bachelor.    <  The first week a man is married he  acts most as proud as he did the day he  first wore suspenders.  No man can listen to a woman talking  baby talk for five minutes and believe in  letting women vote.  Probably no butterfly thinks any of the  other worms will ever be smart enough  to turn the way he did.  ', You can'always tickle a homely woman  by .telling her how overestimated you  'think some other pretty gin! is. , ���������  ',   It's easy enough to get the men to go  to church "until they get (inarried. ^After^  'that they get preaching at home.���������2se\v  York Press.  , j       a '��������� Strapped. D      <'  ' -Poverty had knocked at the door, and  .Love ,was struggling with the window  latch.  "Alas," sighed the woman. "We are  no longer bound together by, those go Idea  chains!"  *   "No:   we're strapped 'togeihev   now!"'  observed the man doggedly.  'Love  did   not   pause   to   laugh  at  this  witty   sally,   perhaps   b^-atiae .tb.<   man  was not a locksmith.  A  HE  TELLS -HOW    HIS    SON  GAINED,HEALTH AND  J    * STRENGTH.      .  RE-  H<td His    Spine    Injured,' and   for    'J_tvo  Years WasrUnable to   lit)  Any   Work,  and For Most   of the  Time Was  Con.  ~ "iliied to Hie House.  THE BRIGHTEST FLOWERS must  fade, but young lives endangered by severe  'coughs and colds may be preserved by "Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. Croup, whooping-  cough, bronchitis���������in short, all affections of  the throat and lungs are relieved", by this  sterling ' preparation, which also remedies  rheumatic pains, sores, bruises, piles, kidney  < difficulty, and is most economic.  1 Not a Scholar.  As a portly city merchant hurriedly  took a seat in his office he wiped tbe perspiration from his brow. The cares and;  worries of his business, were beginning,to  tell on him. For sorap weeks one'of his  vessels had' beeu missing, and 'it .was  the uncertainty of, its whereabouts that  was now bothering him. ' t   f *    l  7  "Come in," he said asa knock sounded  at the door.  J tl   * '.��������� , "> ,  ���������"Please, sir,"r9jftid his clerk,' entering  'excitedly, '"the Mayflower is in jeopardy."    ���������     <  " ;      ^     *  "Thank goodness!" cried the merchant,  heaving* a sigh of satisfaction. - "But  where." he added, jumping up. "is Jepar-  dy? Find it on the'map quickly. Jepar-  dy. Jepardy���������where is it "/"���������London King.  Miflarfl's Limment Cores Colds, Etc.  _, "   Wary. '  The agrarian, having'read the newspapers, was thoroughly on his guard, and  when he saw the man' with the black  mustache and silk hat'putting knockout  drops in his gin rickey his suspicious were  at once aroused. f  "You do this," exclaimed'the agrarian,  "with a vie'w to telling 'me/some of the  bright things your baby has been saying!"  "Oh, ������rdear, no!"1 replied"*the other.  "With a view to robbing you merely!" -  ';, But the agrarian was not'to be deluded  and ordered apollinaris.  Free and easy expectoration immediately  relieves and frees the throat and lungs tzom\  viscid phlegm, and a medicine that promotes this is the best medicine to use far  coughs, colds, inflammation of the lungs  and all affections of the throat and chest.  This is precisely what Bickle's Anti-Consumptive Syrup is a specific for, and where-  ever used it has given unbounded satisfaction. Children like it because it is pleasant,  adults like it because it relieves and cures  the disease.  Mr. W. D'Entremont, a well known  farmer living at West; Pubnico, N. S.,  writes :'   "I  believe  it  is   only' right  that I'should let you know the benefit    your     medicine ��������� Dr.     Williams'  Pink Pills��������� have been to  my    son,  Constant,  sixteen years  of  age.   For  several years  he was   almost,'a constant invalid, the result of an injury  to his spine,, while working with his  brothers on the farm.   He grow^weak  and listless, had no appetite, and' for  two years was unable to work, and  was  for   the most  of  the  time    confined to' the house', and for a' part  of  the time to his bed.r He suffered considerably   from   pains     in  the  back ;  his legs were weak, and' he had frequent headaches.   At different    times  he was attended by, two, doctors, Ibuti  got no'benefit   from the    treatment.  Then  I procured an electric  belt for  him, 'but it wasJ simply money'wasted as it did not'do him a particle of  good.   One day' while " my son was'  reading a no ivspajper'- he came across  an article telling of a cure in a some-  -what similar ease .through the use of  Dr.  Williams'  Pinky Pills,' and he then  decided .'to,give them, a'trial.,   After*  the second box was, taken there was  a marked  improvement,, in > his condition^ He continued   <tthe,, use of   the.  pills until he had taken eight boxes,  and they have restored him to health.  His  appetite has returned ;c tho pain  has left his back; he has gained flesh;'  is able to  ride "a'bicycle, enjoys life  and is able to do a day's work    as  well as any one of his age.   This letter is given gladly- .so-that    others  may learn the merits' of Dr. Williams^  Pink Pills,, and iind a cure if 'ailing|ffij  Dr.   Williams'   Pink' I'ills cure suchv  cases as the one noted above because  they create new, rich, red blood, thus  strengthening   weak    and'   shattered  nerves.   They do not purge and weaken like other medicines, but strengthen from the   first " dose to the last.  Sold by all dealers 'in   medicine . or'  sent \ post paid at 50 cents a box. or-  six-boxe9 for, $2.50 by addressing the  Dr.Williams' Medicine Co., '��������� Brockvillo,  Oa������t. .  -"���������'    '    ������ . ... ���������    *  -Mutes  M/faCf- /usw-MtrftAs -rtuMSffta-cf a>ns  1    ������,',,  THE   ROYAL  BOX.  He ������ b<>y"d  IIor.  "Cyrus      Darber1,        remove      yon  arm."  For, in an apparently farcies  manner, he had placed it upon th  back  of,her  chair \ -  Stung by the tones of her voice n  less than by her words, the younj  man  flushed  deeply.'  "Is that the greeting  you give me  Angelme      Ashcraft���������you    who     pre  fessed      to   be so sorry  when  T  wen  away      to   the  war,   who  wept  upo  my  neck   and   smd   you   would   neve  have a  moment's  peace  or happmes  until   I   returned   safely   home  again  who gave  me a "photograph,   which  have carried  next   to  my heart  frot  that   -day    to   tins'"   he exclaimec  "Do      you remember  how you     s,ai  you      would     be true to me,   thoug  thousands     of  miles   of   ocean  migh  roll between us?"  "Oh,   yes,   I   remember   all   that."  "Have   you   forgot    how   you     sai  at   parting:      "On.    Ovrus.   it   break  my heart!     I cannot yivo ,\ou up!'  "I think 1 did make some such re  mark."  "1 tliink you did Have you foi  got how you bade me think of yoi.  in camp or on the battlefield, whe  the bullets of the enemy were flyin.  thick and fast around me, and yo  the thought that you were prnym,  for mc cheer me in that, dark hour?'  "I think .1 do recoiled, savin  something .of  the kind."        7      ,  "You think you do! fla! Am  when I was wounded you wrote. ' ti  me to get .well as soon aM ��������� I couli  and come back to you! Do you hav  a dim recollection of doing some  thing  like  that?"  "Now that you mention it I be  lieve I ,did."  "You have changed, then," li  said scowling darkly. . ''You are no  the  same  girl I-"'.  "You   have vchanged   more   than  have,   Mr.   Barber,", coldly    she    an  swered. "You   are not  the    sam  man."     ���������  "You      still   insist,"  he   went     on  with    exceeding bitterness,   "that  remove my arm?''  "I do."  "So be it,  then!"  Calmly   the. young man   arose,    un  screwed his wooden aria, placed it a  her feet and turned to go.  ' TAPS.  France has decided that'all the troops  in the colonies shall henceforth" be armed with weapons similar to those of the  home army. -,    .' '  " Tbe Naval Register for the year 1901  will show the commendable growth of the  nu\y during the nineteenth century.  From a few officers and still fewer ships  the navy has grown'to a total of l.Su������  commissioned officers. 17.500 enlisted  men. 2.500 apprentices and '������i'2 ships of  all elassfs, with 01 under cou>truction.  The (ierman emperor has determined  that the new rank of grand admiral shall  ho <-tt������uted :n the navy, corresponding to  that of field marshal in the army, and  '���������arising with it the light to use a baton.  The interim baton, which for a field marshal has the shape of a riding whip, will  for a grand admiral consist of a telescope. .   I A <<Tfrc������ANA "RBLIANOK OIOAS  LA       lUO^AllA,    FACTOR*. Montreal  England's'uew queen is a skillful fencer.  Queen Margherita of Italy'takes great  interest in social condition."../!- At hei"request the court entertainment!) were'given up last year and the money saved in  this >yay given to the poor. , ���������  The   o'erfat   king  of ' Portugal,   whose  presence at Queen Victoria's funeral was-  the one touch of comedy, will find it hard  work   getting   an ay 'from   the   Boers- if  they once get after him ,in South Africa.,  He can neither light nor run.  '  The  Duchess of Cobuig,1 who through  the time she was reigning consort in'the  duchy^spent much money oh charities and  philanthropic institutions, has now made '  over* the whole of her portion as widow  * of the duke to the same good objects.7  * King Edward VII is said to be,the first  .member of'an English royal family to at-,  tend a Jewish wedding. This was in-  1S81 at" the Central synagogue, when  Leopoldrde Rothschild married Mile. Ma-  rie^Perugia. He also witnessed the mar-'  riage contract together with [Baton Al-  pho'nse de,Rothschild.  "King Oscar of Sweden never was���������with*  out a'small and very plain ring which  his grandfather, Bernadotte, had brought  him in his youth, of which he claimed  ,the possession gave him great authority  and power. He was thrown into a state  of abject fear if he met a funeral' procession. He, collected rare prints, engravings, pictures, medals and rare books.'  i 'A stand of arms is usually- a-decid-^ "v*'  ed stand.  '    >  n ^ jl        r  Next    to     doing the'"   "things,.'   'tfiaJf.'  should be'done is leaving undone tft������ ;"     ' -\  things that should not be done.     ,, -'     "   '7'  r  There never'was, and never will ,be, A  universal panacea, in onoremedy, for all ill*  to which flesh is heir���������the very nature of  many t curatives being. such, that were' tbm  germs of other and differently seated diseases* rooted in the system, of the patient���������,  what would relieve one ill in turn would a������  gravate  the  other.' We  have, however,rut  Quinine Wine, when obtainable in a soundL  unadulterated state, a'remedy for many ana ������������������  grievous ills., By its gradual a*d judicious  use the frailest' systems are led mto convalescence and strength by the influence which,,  Quinine exerts on nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping:spirits of thofie'with  whom a chronic state of morbid deepoad- -  ency and lack of interest in life is aJdisease.-  and/by tranquihzing the.nerves, disposes t6  sound and refreshing sleep���������imparts vigor''  to tho action of   the blood, which, being,,  stimulated, courses  throughout  the  veins*-,  strengthening" the healthy animal functions,,  of the system, thereby making  activity n  necessary-result, strengthening the frams."  and giving life to the digestive organs, whkA  naturally demand .increased .substance���������rs-,  suit, improved appetitev Northrop <fc Lymnn,  of Toronto have given to-the pablio theft'  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and, '"  gauged  by the,opinion of  scientists, this '  wine approaches nearest pexfectisn of any ilk '  the market.   All druggists sell it.   '*  Mi"'  fc  - /,-(  ,    '  .     ' r  t  A  i    V*  x >;  1     K  v    t   "  ���������* ^  .      ������  t i\*.  - -1, >  \    ,   t u  }  *' %>'  ���������* \  ��������� *r 7  <i/r^  'r~' \  A��������� 74  {&"  >$  ^ ***.  r fci*^^  *'i  ">'^  "l,   ^1  ������           V*.  ,     3r  -,        ��������� - iw  '       1^  - " ,:*  ",l       -   ^  . /t->^  .���������*���������(��������� tt  Mr. Thomas Ballard. -Syracuse, N. Y.���������  writes: "I have been afilicted for nearly a  yc<ir with that most-to-be 'dreaded disease  dyspepsia, and at times worn out with pain  snd want of sleep, and, after trying almost  everything recommended, I tried one box of  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. I am now nearly  well, and believe they will cure me. -I would  noc be without them for any money.   < "  Better Than Rnblastetn.  Potztousend���������My friend, it is kolossal  ���������most, remark-worthy!    You  remind  me ou 'Rubinstein, but,you,areJbettbrv  as he. x* t     i ��������� <'    t ,  Pianist (pleased)���������Indeed!? How? v    ;  Potztousend���������l������n do'be.rsbiratiou. ..My.  friend Rubiustein could never berypiie  so'mooch!���������Punch.    '" r   ������  DROPS OF WATER.  .3������VS  <i'*l  1   Two hundred and twenty-four gsllons.  mt' freshwater weigh a ton.'  ^   s  The river Jordan has its''origin ]h one  of the largest springs in the world.   ,     '  The Caspian sea has only 11 pounds mt  salt to the-ton of water. - The" English  rchannel has 72 andjthe Dead sea 187.   ''' '  The rivers' of the Emerald Isle 'hare  generally a dark'color,''owing to.the fact  that most of them at some point in their  course flow through ,peat mnrshes7orv  beds,' which impart 'a dark hue to the  water.7 ������</   .1".',       \-     - ' 7 ,��������� * 'r  ''^'7''-  ^ 1.1  <������#.  Aecommodntinsr Old 111 an.  ne���������I asked your father's consent by  telephone.  She���������What was his answer?  He���������He said, *'I don't Luow who you  are. but it's all riglit."���������Harvard Lampoon.  .���������matk of Ohio, CttViuf Tousno,)  JjDCAS Couxtv, )  Fhank J. Chkney iuhkes oath that he is the  senior partner of the firm of F. J. Chkjtkt &  Co , doirg business' in the Citv of Toledo,  County and. State aforesaid, and that said, iirm  will p.iy tho fiiin of ONE HUNDUM) DOL-  i.ARS lor each find everv case of catarrh-tliiit  cannot be cureu by the u������eof Hai.i/sCatamkh  Cijkm. FRANK J. CHENEY.  Sworn to before mc and subscribed, in my  presence, this Otli Cuy of Decoinber, A. D., 1S86.  ;  ^ A. W. GL.EA&ON,  -{ SKAL J- JS'oiary Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure if taken internally and  acts dheotly on the blood and uiucouk .surfaces  of the system.   Send lor testimonials, tree  F .1  CHENEY & CO.  Sold by Druggwt-, Tic.  Hall s Family, Pills arc the best.  Toledo O.  Hard Lnclc.^,    ; >*   *'���������*���������'*"  rTowuc-It worries me^to-have to ffo  Into a china store. I'm so' afraid* ������f  breaking something.  Ilrowue���������That's my casetoo. I went  Into one to gee a birthday present for  my wife and ,.broke something worth*  $20.  Towue���������That so?   What was It?  Browne���������A $20 bill.���������Philadelphia  Press.  (,,  j   i.    * *f j.-.  .     ' >  1   ^   ..ji   ������.  -.       *��������� H f i  't  j-   -*    <���������������������_  /-Mi- ;  :��������� ������'?r  ���������*r-  r**        "   *l  I ' ^  r *'\ 'V  t?^t'  O'Z'^  ^v x  i������. -, -"  '  *,. ,- ,* ���������"  - J r  i^"   'ti>  ^F*   f  "-'_'"1  r   )     "  t>            a  Trifles light as hair have turned ths  whole course of many a man's appetite  A- man may he rather slow before  marriage, but after the knob is tied  he is made fast.  ,'., t,r  - These Hiind.r Titles.  "1 heard you address your intellectual looking frieud as 'professor.'  What chair doe? he hold'.'"  "The third from tin- end at Biller's  barber shop."��������� Bullalo Express.  ' AntivJimtioa.  "Now. auntie, you know- I want to  marry Jack, and you know you are going to leave me all your money so we can  set ourselves up nicely."  "But. good gracious child. I am not going to die yet!"    ���������  "Of course you're not. you dear old  thing, and I wouldn't havo-you for the  world. But didn't yon ever get any fun  out of anticipation?"���������Life.  When a man's debts amount to  good round- sum he should try  square the circh������7  a  to  MM's LiniMt Cures Distemper.  The Eauy State.  Old Acquaintance���������Why. hello: .litn-  my: Been a good many years since I  saw you last. I hope you're getting on  well in your business.  ..limmy Cracksman���������Out o' sight.'  Old Acquaintance��������� Splendid! Vot:  don't know how much good it does tno  to hoar that. Let's see. what i.s your  business?  Jimmy Cracksman���������Robbing banks  In Ohio.-  It  Mitke������ a  Difference.  "What i-> if.e seating capacity of this  car?" asked ihe ^nnmis passenger.  "Well, that depends." answered the  conductor guiirdeill,\.  "Depend* on what?"  "On th" people. If you want an i-sti-  inate. 1 should say th.'t its seating capacity is about 2S men or KJ women."���������Chicago Post.  Aanured  of a  1>oiic  Life.  Mrs. Knowii���������So you are engaged to  Mis* Swcetleigh? I do not wish w������ discourage you. but I understand that she  IniK said ehe has absolutely no wish to  know how to mole.  Mr. Wise-rThat's.right. 1 proposed a*  soon as I heard it.���������Baitimore American...  Brass Band  Instrument*, Drama, Uniforms, Kto.    .  i  EVERY TOWN CAN HAVE A BAND,  Lowest prices ever quoted. Fine catalofu*  GOD lllastratloaa moiled free. Write us tor up  thlnm in Mnsio or Mnslc������l Incferamenia.  Whaley Eoyc������ ft Co., ���������^&������i;fflL >  Hlnarl's Liniment dues Garset ii Com.  Those Rosfoh Haciaai,  "Oh. ma'am." cried , the' nurse, "the  baby has> just fell down stairs!" The  Boston lady was terribly shocked. "You  should say 'fallen,' Delia." she said and  then hastened with' calm dignity to the  rescue.���������Philadelphia liecord.  Take."* Meals  Wliolo.  '"Is there.any danger of the boa con-  stridor biting mc?" asked a lady visitor  at   the zoological gardens.  "Xet :be least  it. "He never  v.-iities v/h'jJo."-  ma'nia," cried the keep:  bite's;   he  T>-.p its.  sv/allows  LAGGED OUT.���������None but thos3 who  have become fagged out know what a depressed, miserable feeling it is. All strength  is gone, and despondency has taken hold of  tho sufferers. They feel as though there is  nothing to live for. There, however, is a  cure���������one box of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  will do wonders in restoring health and  strength. Mandrake and Dandelion are two  of the articles entering into the composition  of Parmelee's Pills.  BICYCLE SNAPS-^r^S1 S"  Srice list of new and second-hand wheels.  pecial discount to dealers. We also want  your repair work. Send repairs in now be- '  fore the ru?h. We g,vro special and prompt -  attention to country orders. Andre Anas  A Cycle Co., Winnipeg. Successors to Hy������-  lop Bros.  CHILL  SARCASM.  '".Is that painter an impressionist?"  asked the-young woman.  "To a certain extent," answered  Miss Cayene. "lie is under the impression that he .is great."  Take away women���������and men would  follow.  The  high  liver  may  dwell   on  ground floor  or  in the  garret.  the  Hinarl's Liniment Cnres Diphtheria.  lA  true man  scorns  pleasures  give others pain.  that  WHEELER k WILS8N sewiu MACHKES  Rapidity. Save- about one day in three.  Quietness nnd durability without noise or wear.  General utility.   BeHt for all kinds of work.  248 Portage Ave, Winnipeg.  United States Cream  Separators.  Perfect sk'mmers. Light running and eaaieat  to wash/ Will outlast two of almost all competitors. All round the most serviceable and  best value. Everything needed in the dairy  kept. Write for catalogues. Shipments of  fresh butter wanted.  ���������Wm     fli-������<vf"+    3o6 Pacific Avenue,  Will.   OOUUU, WINNIPEG. ���������...  NO     PROH IBITION  to scad your orders large or small to  PAUL SALA TS* Wines, Liquors  Wianipeg, Man., 5t0 Main Street.  Turo Natire Port for Invalids. Jx.as poi e*1-. fa-fc ,  doz. bottles.  Best Whljlcey, |a.7S. Jlr J3 50 per gtl.. %6.17.35, J������  doz. bottles.  tnOLIOH.    fnKHOH   AND   OKRMAM   SPOKtN.  in  Wanted  Agents  in EVEliY  TOWN  Canada to sell our  MWZ   TO  -OROER. CLOTHING.  CROWN  TAILORING- CO.,    Toronto.  W.  N.  U.   317, *- ir������f tvr JT3mi rt������  -TfJc^������r.-.-*������r.ri-f������. y.t-n Bf,?T.  *#  '     111  it ��������������� ��������� ���������   Will  o.  'j . .'I    C b A, LEKL AN P   Is1 W\\ 3  Issued Evtry  Wednesday.  w. b. AisrciER^ois,     :    -     :     editor j  The'emu urns or Tni' Nuv> are open to all  t r .  nil ; .V1-. l Eicxm>;oi wkjoiu views ou   nidtt  ti'auf public   lui'-rt -  W(til<   we. It t In. 1(1, ourselves   rebpoubi-  blf  tor the  -itU-Ict    tea ol   dViea^OmU'Jils.,   wo  HMju,       !���������     i  .'hi    of    d< chinuy   tu   insert  -oinn.ri'  ���������, uniibuesoiri y p  i-.mii.Uy.  r '  SV-.DN-JSSIJAY,  AI7'Y   '2i,     1'JOl  t  -*^disease" of cattle; ~t~  * ���������   ���������' ���������*���������.���������1__���������__.       ,   0 -^j      I-TJ.w.      uJL.ECTlGi.uo.  Summary ptfcoileotioiisw to   dai������  'lTociCa p pi Tro-   IViyi.t 's  En ttrl.iiniuen't..'..'.,.   . .?    77.C0  Mess-n.   Li:ek* and .[iiggs  on acct. subt-'ci ipiion   ..     19?CO  3.. .vation  Arruy.TV'an. ...    < 27.1M;  Donations���������-  C.ty of'Rosshind " 100.01  Oily of Nelson     250.0(  City of Westminster      150 ( 0  Mi.s. SuaLi*ii, Vancouver.        4.CO  T^Tsr^rr-  -V-r-  ...... it.* -. ^.  "=r-~  0k������rbon, Ihe Sixth Plnsne of Egryjp.<  In the Time of Mono*.  Dr. Sidney'L. Theard, sanitary officer  , of the New' Orleans boara of health,  has made a study of charbon, tho disease whi<>h has killed so many mules,  hoiscs and cattle in Louisiana and  southern"Mississippi during: the sprint:  just past'imd which still prevails there  ^o an ala'rnifn'K,'extent. He ha*, reached  tho cO!K'"'i;oio47 that inoculation wit lithe serum/ot"an'immunized animal is  a.i absolute' sareguai'd against the disease. IIf al^o Mate's that all parts of  the hodies df,*'n!!iuials that have died  f/; '���������huruon are, actually poisonous and  'siys civiiiation of the'bodies is i:n  rvivitivo..  "���������'(Jreat care must be exercised in hand  Il:.g anii.r^M^suIiy^Xfi'W1 tho disease.  "as there ar.e \Y fyunttjfi: of instances of  r.ranan 'l/<.'i������r^ Vyn,y'.^;."ing   it   in   that  <vva..     OiSV !*<"���������( Atiy a.-'n.'in.i'itKl of the  pohum  iir'^r/.-MaVi'tj'  h'pspltal at   New  Orleans, 'and. si'^crai .oiln>r.s  sii.illar!;.  ��������� r.dlicted Iuim1 h on successfully treat  , oi! rlio'iv this sea--'on  / Nor' Is ' tin; ,JiI. i������se eon lined to f'u  pi.rli ' 5,!.''litis uia'dc Ms. appear."..>< <\  ill :ir" <,hft,^.'Ao;''vvit!i,:i the hist uvu  riion'ttys. and ryuprt says it :s |������ri"-i������U*;i;  ni'i(iiiir'tli<'J(;att!c in ;)a:Ts ol Iywn.ana  Y 'sVonsii; ai:d lii eentral Illinois  ���������    '* "liaYbou'!.a> b"eu Known mi'lnr vap  oi1"*. 'lauieV' /if^Hi the i ai'li"si' ,u"s > an  oi: ��������� autlion'tjj. declaims tlii'.!  It  v. a1* ''  v sii^h'pjag'-c/ v'.it i1;7Mi)I'^y{Jt.a- a p,.'.i ���������  l  uiici't  ffir r,tci o'tsti'iact'ot   rhasaoii  In   holdiii}'   the   cliJJiiii'ii   of   Nni������M   ii1'  ' hfiidii;:e. afte-.v'S;* hhii  lies nYumi-naPi'  rd   t>v  <"!o<I, V'l J?;J   tlieni   po      it   is  di������  scribed l>y HoyifTj iu tin* first  book <;':.  tl.<- Illndi/and^'v!/! giv.rs a minuti-"-'.*���������;    j. ^    ^  ' srrijitlon of-i,U U)rfjie ninth booli of th. -   ^    '   * -  Srs'taniorphosKji, ���������>      , j Rev.  86.50  18.00  46.00  121.50  245/25  100.00  6.50  In'the tnajox'iig, of cn'������o^ clnrbon  1.-^   ^  of/miasmatic oriirln^jhat, is, the sp.irer  of.'etinrbo"rj exist iu the :>i>11   Th" t   >a-  >     i-Ci'i])Uone���������  ktuuloops       10.00  Rev. J.    X.    Willimer  on act ount .'  "Geo. HeiherbelJ, Hornby  T. Ii. Pieic}', JJenman/.  ���������*  A. McJvnight, on acct.. .  Ma^'or of Vancouvei'. . .  Goo'. McLaughlin, U. B.  Sile of It. Straijfi's poems.  In addition the   following   amounts .have   been   paid   in to  the  3 ink of Commerce,,JN"anainao:<  subscription-, Free Frees. .'$ 214.30  'Dc'ii.ition'^��������� ', ' -     (       ''  City of Kamloops      150.00  f'Bonk of Commerce. ���������... .     200.00  NTe&s;s. Hl^ks & Riggs, subscription list $    64 00  M. Manson) Union Bay.. . -  196 50  Slrcan Miners' Union. .. .  i  Nicholas May, Shopland,. .  Cny of-Sandoh. .:-. .......  , C i; y of Kaslo   j; City of Cumberland.'..... . r  250 00  !; Mr. McPhec's sub.dist ' ; 47 00  iK. of P. Cumberland' ....    ' 25 00  Quennell, Nauaimo . ., !    1,0'00  W.C. Dodr:ls;;sul>, Hat'   1S9 50  SS  INCREA^iNf   TAPiri".  24 00  5 00  50 00  100 00  n>i^siori f::^!^:;^;! to animal may occur:  t6r cutaia'KUiV/ijt'c.iiIation. r.w\ :"������������������ a t- ���������  hotirtt   the   Tyi'Vus   have   mulr:i>liwl; *-ot  iTipldly, as t.oJfj'������������������o-'ij;'the'a'T;-t-ts"! a.tiim.tt  Ih'to  a   rioiiMit'fever      I'   lieirlus. -j.-  s<.  smtll. dark red spot, on wins h ^-wr.i ap  (wira a  pustule o"  vehicle     it  >-!'H!- '���������'-  flnd   sjircatis   rapidly.   csuyi^iSn  vi'sieu'j  fevor i'.di! sn<H'<ly death  rihr-rinajri's of the <!^vase in Lou  Islana e'-'pecii'lly I tt l"1!'^ v;rj di^-.s  trouH Lanre {I'-uitatioris :;;i\e boer  atiij)ped of every horse an/1 mule with  In a dpv or two. and the profits, of  jenrs swept away whi'e stetill farm  era have b<������ea ruined.���������Memphis Scim.,  etep.' '  "t   '.v    Expansion In ihe Sbeep Trade.  The present year tadb lair io Witness  a remai'kable advance in the ujtc,e;,e  riianifest������d in tio'ck husbandry, tays  Tiie Breeder's Gazette. Llismj; values  of wool, always .turn attention to  eh'>ep. and the advance now plainly  e'T. -ileut Las set i.;,mei' and ranchman  to planning to take on a few more  Eh.-ep" The steady growth of the mutton trade, the advance in wool and the  co:".parati\ el.\ hi^'li price of cattle are,  t)ie ch^ef factors now influencing the  expansion of., the sheep breeding industry. -A 1 ecu demand is repoited.  from all over the country -The .'locks  c'f breeders will Ije strongly re-euturced  liy importations. A huge number of  ofders have been [ilaced abroatk * Sicily  tor Shropnliires. and buyer;,!' uoa/ in  England ate mak.ag qnlb' a, eomperi-  ti^-n for the top lots" Show sheep are  being purchased in L-ibent! "'{uantities.  so Hint it is now weli ast-u.'jil fiat ihe  shoi'p (i.'[iartine;its at t'i.- leadui". stalo  fa.rs will ft'i'iiish se^hfiiiOin] e.\lii its.  A fact of, iiH.cliiar.v i;e.'.;- is t!:e sek'.c'.ion  of a  large'impoi'iacibh of Raiu.lioui'let  .Bheep on the continent/ Thcso b,ig  bodied, iiu.e wool sheep have been constantly g'n';wing . in favor, and a demand, for   r.liem   fvoju   the   ranches   to  - tliickeu "the-tieecp has "made 'itself rniiu-  I/est. Altogether '.we are sure to witness'much activity in the sheep trade.  <65 00  ;, 6th "Rr-g.V'an.Band-Concert  Homer'  stit-eet    Methodist  Church, Vancouver. .. .  { Lad\^sniith Wharf Hands.  ; Citizens of Fer.nie   j Delta Municipai'CdunciL.  s Colonist Subscription List. 1085 00  ' Stra ng's ppems. /.         3 50  Miss Bertram's Concert . .     122 50  F. Child's sub. list 51 00  8 00  51 00  710 00  ������������������50 00  J. B. Holmes' sub list.  9 50  "Dot" perrormance,  Cum;  berland..        99 55  ' Subscriber .��������� ��������� ��������� ���������        4 85  !; Nanaimo miners, &c, con=  '���������:     tributions       1675 00  Bal, of McKnight's col... .$    94 50  = Col. at Colliery Office      774 25  J Graham, Denman . ...'..  Ii C Lucas   Rev Wm Hicks   J McPhce     Meth. Church Cantata... .  Revelstoke Concert   McLean's sale of  Strang's  poem<=   Colonist cheque   Mayor of New West   Royal Rank,  Nanaimo...  Messrs. Hicks & Rises. .. .  TCon'l Trnni WSnlln.  'Under...nor circuhistance's should, the  bull be trusted, either w^en.being lian-  il'led .by an attendant Q13. x?ht������n'-Vu.u.uirig_  liV.ise in. tiie yard., as. thare are so ma'ny,;  .i-;.--es'. ba. record   wTisi-e they   have   be-  eiune   unruly 'and., attacked   their   at:  t.'iidant without the feast'warning.    A,  bull a year old or over should.always.,  be dehorned.and  Iia.ve a- ring, inserted-,  in his nose, with rone attached-Eor handling by     And whenever it. in/possible  the buli.shpald be h::nvlled by a j,rown.  ap pei'fioa!.   'lie will, then receive kioner'  and   tinner   treatriient   tlian    if   taken.  vare of .by the hoys, li.ccnuse fbey cannot'''always., resist, the   temptation   of  teasing the bull,,'which v/i 11. be sure to  spoil .him if.he is of a nervous temper  anient.'��������� Live Stock. '  'tDG1-  .1 00  l25 00  42 50  28 50  75 00  49 00  2 75  50 00  66 50  IS 50  20 00  Total -$8139,35  Note���������Will the members of the  executive committee please take  notice that the committee will meet  every Eriday evening in the City'.  Hall -at 7:30p. m.  J. B. Bennett, '  Secretary.  TO THE  EEA5*.  A rich lady cured   of ' her  Deaf-  ness and Noises  in   the  Head   by  ! Dr.     Nicholson's    Artificial    Ear  , Drums, gay.e $10,000 to his   Insti-  ! tute, so that deaf people  unable to  procure the Ear Drums  may have  them   free.     Adch'ess.r  N.o,   14:5-17  \  pm.  n.4*   1  "   -A  Hi  "A  m*  L!  5������   PPl   >P?  (*c'   /���������* (    i,   ��������� V  W*  *iLV,<J  wm  m  ���������,,>-^.  '1,  f,f i������   -i .'}-\i c��������� 'jfWifr f-*   *-.-1,-? -?*#.  W:VT 5"  ���������m   .rf.^,   ' MS tel  r      rr.n  I      ������..J,  a    ' v yt *"*> f* 'if  t.rt     'it;'"        ������������������<:...  %M&  ���������; li  V t.\  ^Ph   ^17    f.*>r������pv    fh,r    Vi".r-^-������     l^:,iurin[,! 1 ������'' Bjt;um  tu  m&" Vtf ''*������������������>��������������� 'S'or Our ftii-cwtafT'  S������?������*tftd ^rFx-.^s W������e l^av."^  fl       -"he Dinmond Pistol will shoot a C. 3.  ������   enj1, .22 Short or .IS L������oncj nllo cu-tricl^e.  S, f 'TEVENS lirFniSS aro also known  gj T" woi Id over. Kaiigc m price from  ) to S73.0O. '  f'jnd sfamp for citalop: df-gcribinf; our  ^, ki iplotc lino iind^cunttiiiiiuij: informii-  i   no ������to bhootcrsv  The J. Stevens Arms and Tool Go?'  r. 0. Box -.,.-���������     CHICOPEF. FALLS, MASS.  ^a   '   r-.rr.mtJ,:o;..v.-.riry.-?x7ra.-^  THE .BEST  ^^'  -7.. ^.,  WW   \,  fj  OL>  i  i  Jr  ?  ~y.  y,  HOMEMADE "/CmPI  j  i  (  r --^    ^  Vtrii > ttiu.  0  Fresh Lager Beer in the province  STEAM    Beer,   Ale, >nd   Porter.  i'  A    I������oiM HI> ,   rU<i  A co' ii ������I������������<1. )-'i  TIPOCi   l.'!-<t  s������ astui  suits.      If   u^.   iIK.  %\ as }>:i. I  oi* :i'i  <    1> ' T.'<>:i  X) a Uir.ai  Ncv.   wi''vi  <   ,' .'s-ixiVvU-iit,  :l'o l*< '  n 'ti" vu1'.. I1-'  -:<\ vv  i. ;i ���������������..  .-<! \. ' '��������� !.  t' nt  ���������������'��������� sliilll ������lo  11"  I>l   :  ��������� (Mi li  ell. 11. 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I .   h     A ii.  n n\  Mi   II  'III  '-     I.  L. o  bo  ���������h. c.  (.,ua 1'ie-L  A!  .', 'i K ()N   i-! AM)  -'A Uji 1 v  ������ VV; Ifcer     &.  i  o  ���������a,m  . o������.'..   tnye     V T i 1.1 v f"s  P. O.'kGX l4i.  v f   -"'J   ���������"      in i  MBS.  1*";  J,H'1VSC1.'LI.1,  I-.iiise.      ilni  ,   \> w������l"ii"t; .i  o li  ' 'i :  n, i c  , (>r,   ( 'll,l I I >   ill I ,   I'.    (.'  'si  ;.������or.im t I-Mjiiiijuii. Foyv  - j������  ��������� fl.  a-     - .^3'-    -*$<V;:.'-,        -  v,'"i-c   p!n<  ii   .j;ri  in.'iic  ._* fi o'^  U.Wl'-i".ll'"l!!l lit  i <1  n   <;  in. li   :i:u!  a, io  ; i'tpilMJ{!, loii'.'.'h.     M   ti  ; :-o n r : ���������.������������������-  i-i^;rt fM '. - "V  v -y- v>, ������ rr. i -  UwiJ* of tl o  ;o\:r -.ll.oiM IP  i:i'-hc'-! hao!< oi' r!><' i5, iu7-' oii.l cl'- t'ic  i-Miiier tho ii':iiro"iii y-t^u-'s rjn. ati;1,1'.?  of a l'ttlo loss tl,.- .), :.". do'.'io. ���������. \- 'Mi the  i unni r The pha!.) ' i- ('���������> 5i 1-:k-':,  o������;'i\ n'.c t\\' ���������-.!>��������� .iu i'.oi ,'J .���������-'..t Jhivo foot,  vi'lion it \' .1! Lk o .Jv'"-: U' iii( 1 i"1 f-ro;n  iho rii'inor '!')'��������� i������i.'H t'< i,%) 'i-; th'rt  I) silt hack sq::;ii"i.\ H>r i*> ( v '"s i'i<-' "S  f'trth"!' rl'!iis [:'." 1'.* if,iHi-,'>.,!tl :������o In'ilt  of as soi'.uil lui.'d luiiuvor '.*��������� pjssih'o.  it is snr]n!'-;"a l"-*1.   I in- s -Volo *>(���������.���������" ������  ~r ...u-v":   ii,    "  .v  u      i.   Ii>f.   A     ������ '   x  A  ---- * f~3.t* -"  '    - **   * 7      ^      >       -   ^  .,-���������,.      ,.--    ..(-.     i- ������.'.!������    -'rl-  *" M'l <  IA Ml'  ni  on .->  ifY:)  i      ."/i i   Jv, < '  A}'}7;y   <\  L. W. Mi'iNT S.  i/ r  ������  8  ^,J^  'Urt-1������  '-���������^-r   zr~<���������^*���������s?-    ''  i   -^r- -. .^ ' {ir,~ r\? " " -   7v:-*?  i;������j\:i.m we i;oHN ca rn < o bi.i.u  ina   ������','a,iist   fito   Iiotioin   as   the   sled  - iM������s(.^   over   thoe.i   nttoi'   cutting   Ihe  sialic will wear, tiitj bottom.  In making our l>ilives. \vu- topic an old  six foot cro������y������:nt ������iy������'..'aud cut into two  eqi'.a'i par.Us.   Each bliulo-was taken to  the gi'ih(Lstpue.niid,;t;be hack ground to  an  edge.     We  wore' careful, to  gt-iml  only oue Bide. a:id tliigi, the one on each  blade that would be underneath when-  tlie small end.was exteucle.d,toward the.  front.     At  first   we  tri^tl, nailing   lhev:.  blades to the platform. Iriitvsdoxi found1;  that   this   was   not.   sufficient   to   hold;  them securely.    .When th.GjJ wore bolted with fuun'd headed holts, w-ith .heads  beneath,   it. was.'much   more  satisfactory.   Iu order to hold the blades there  ���������should- be  at   least six   bolts., through  each blade.  KiPle, l ���������  A mni unit ion  Or anyihi^P in t! e  f porting Line  TAT.]. ^M'   r-KIi  /,>. r\ FEfl/IXI'Jlt,  Cf C lit berland ���������  i  i ��������� c  : C.n>   t-'uvc   V'"!    Moi a\  T7 re! ii'-op.  on a i  x. (1.  Kid io son     institute,,.    7:&Q  ith Avenue, New York,  -U.S'.A.  -o-  .uii... ���������;  j       !r.7)ii' r7.vr.ji; ���������1 good: work ho^c,.  ',0 yca;s old.--A Urijuhdii,Courtney  -       '        ������������������      - '���������- -���������       .-������������������������������������ I ���������������������������������������������'   ;      .-������������������..-.     '.        .'���������  Dutch  Bnttei*, A.d������tlt������������pn^*aj.;  And now it appears that the frirnona.  ������utcb butter, wiijcli Holds so high a  imputation, in, England is spiiietimes  adulterated. Dealers in London, sued  for and recovered $2riu damages by  reason of loss on a lot of Dutch butter  which, they elnirnprJ. contained b> per  cent of margarine. It was proved,, in  court that.some of,;the samples shown  were adulterated and others doubtful  and suggested' there that the hn^er  was often so skillfully lululterateii mat  i public analysts had great uimvuili *%  il'������*ec;U������3p tin:   -i:'       ' " ���������'  .'���������������������������^C ���������.'.   ��������� ���������    ���������. r������������������  ._������  home: mmt\  ���������" Ftiiit a'ii������c] .Ov'n.ciraiPntal  Trees,,, P������i--*f>i.'7  Shru'l;s, '������i^c'S, Seeds,  BLillys I^^-ge Flants.  \ T( Ti.)i;T^ Crt>10\   KOI 'IE.    '  Talcing   JbfCbufc Tvyjs.irty,' Oct?/   l;(icfc,���������.  1*900. ,  SmUs  f������(/tu   \'ii'ti-ii'a   'ftjo's^))\;.  7*"  .vs.   foiv Nnnaiimo a-nd  Wav^p k*^.  So i i s f-i- ��������� ni ft.a.11 a i i r n. \\"e< 1 r. op--  il-iv 7 a. pi., for ITnipn Wbnrf,,  Com   x iiixl \\'ay prrts.  Pnii������ f������   ir.   Comox    smd wUnion  c  \vliarf, ri I'll i-rl  y 8 ������������������;. m.   f^r   JSn;.  nakruv-rivid' Way port?.  Pail? fr- m Nanaimo, Friday 4;  a.m. for-Con1 ox anrj'Union Wharfi  direct.,  ^ai1? fr in 0oniox and Union-  Wli.i' f,Fr!(3l, y G p. m for.Nanaimo-  direct.  Jr.ail- from Nanaimo, Saturday'  ,- (> p.in. f< r Victoria and  Why ports  TOP,  Fro:'cM   tieVets   and: Stat������.  roini Applv oil   board,  GEO. X,   COURTNEY,.  'in-afii.ee^ Manag-e.:  Black Eiaifiiifi'serjr-  QU ARTSK WMY,WelliYigtoh Road;  .���������Extra chi-ue si' i.K' of .Pe.'iVh, Apncot,  r'um, Chfi���������'��������� find "yn/.i-ifi Trees New.  importation ci' mst-i;!;;^ l;;.Ki..doi!ei'clii n?,  Roses, Clfciruitis, 13a\-'lJi(.(^,.i. ir- ?;<vlVO  to rhoose from. No aat^ts or lomni.--.  sion to p.iy. Orders dqg in one day, you  can get it the next boat, ISo fumigating  norin.spect.ion charges. 1; Ga.r;r.y ;v>. com.  plete line of bee suppl'io.-.  Greenhouse     plants,     seeds,   aj-ricu!-.  ti'i'.il   implements,,   etc   ' Larger, t     and  most   complete , sioclc in, the.   P.royinre.  S(:nd for catalogue,  M. J.  HENRY  VANCOUVER, B.  C.  W.H1TE LA^pK   ONLY..  20,000 Fruits.Tress: bo   choose   from.  Xarge AssortiiEtent of Ornamental*  Tree&,r  S-hruBs: and \Evergaeens|  Emal'h JffiSiits   in   Great   Variety.,  .Gi^ersi^'by'-.' mail   promptly   at-  'tended', to.v.  slSac. Tfy G^ BOX,  190.  7.0 ACRES of timothyand.clover-.  pasture, the best in B. C> pleuty of  ��������� jfine water;- cows $1;. horses $2 per-  head per month.    Bring your stocky  Address, S. H. Ford,, Su^wjfife..-' *f  fcz  ~S= J*".' ������' \.':  ������-i-���������*������. - n rgrir,  pRPORAHONCF  IVtE  n of. 'ontfj :,v i )���������  La. bttjL&'W"- v!  TO PROVIDE for thp- suilv p'c^.nj,  [ill retail or wholesale r>l. ���������,, -, -i'lip , oi  Lrehouses in whiph" [ .;- |,<l.n. in,,  'ds are offered for sale'v/n'rui ihe CY}  rumberland.r Grocenpb, *}������">' O iocs.,  Ipts and  Shoes,   'CUuhi !...���������.   M������r'.'-   <i  ���������r       i       y     '**  i/'s J Furnishings,   Haul >. .in,    II<,um  Tnishings,'Stoves, Flou. ,yi.iTn<l  [jVhereas au application in  wining ha-  fn received by trie Coin i ii .,t hie (.(ligation, of  the ��������� Guy   cf   Cumin*, and  led by more than thiei ,- o 7th-. cf the  llupiers of shop's with 1 ft lie u unii -  lity belonging to,the clai-..js oi ic ail  F.vholesale Grocers aud de ileis   u   Oiy  Vds, Boots and Shoes,. Cln h ny. Men's  (Boys', Furnishings, Hnr.hv.iu;'   Inn ' e,  Lnishings, Stoves, Flow, .mil Feed.   ���������' r  Teat Iv closing of the sa'ive   ai heil. '--  Er determined.     ' ) ,  IVnd whereas uiider,the"-,S!iO')<^ Rc^u-  ���������>m, Act,51900,"   the"   C  u, ui    <<!   i/,'  1 po'ration of the Cilv o! v. lii"'Ijl > land 1  Ipoweied upon^receiv n;^    rin< ;'|,|juri  (1 so signed'to,pass the h\ '<iu mi 11,an  hereinafter appealing!  'berefore, the Miinicip 11 C h'-i i-i  [Corporation of the Cn\ <;>' Cu.i.he  Id enacts as,foliov\s: ;tt ,  JFrom and after the t t. r'?v" of Api 1  ii, all shops, stores   01 ' wa'.Uiou^cb o  class, jrrclasses oK������n ^'.;i ie.1   1.1 dt-.il  in Dry" Good's,l Booit-   and   Midi  il ��������� 'f  bthinyf,   Mens   and Bjo\^   1    111   u u  f       & 1 ,i r  jves, Flour and Teed ,vit,ihi.n   the Mi,  [ipality of the City of Cu.* !w-i������l.'ihrt sh.u ' I  find each of them, s\&&   1^   ujmI   u  ri'closed on, each) sind .euw'cJaA  Our fee returned ifc^fait   Mj one sending-sketch and, description of '  any-WYenUQ^wittp^^lbr?*^*3 our ������Pinion free e^WBgfe* patentability o| gair^. 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M,i^  c\< c tjon j:j On   S.it-  iv- anil dui r>si< I'.e i'is,   3.1 \a-en    (16)  1 s t\)' tht-* uiO'i. h  of Decern ���������< 1 .muI mIsd  Idrivs^ untiii.(!i. tiMy pioci difli; lie   <ol <  ins,.'l'-Vs, n.nm h  *-     11 **?���������     s- o *   r 1      1  JuiFiiilVi    the.2 /  J J.I  ,s lrlu;/������ ;.'.������.,  |y.' 7\,     '   ���������'    .Vp, v  VV--'      "   ������������������  V'7' the s_;������id clns'=Tor ^.i4������s. s,of-~ ho,j 7  r    ^  ������i"    on !n.i.s>e-oJ  la^j    (ir'^v\iriil<  Ct'ii"' 1 ies"oi .cle.i ei t- in    hry-CJoorl .  > h ,jnul, Shots .   <  loinn..;,    Mens  ,������n  ,J, ' ';"u,i.i-.hmi>\     Hti<lwarr������,    Moils*  '   iSrviifts    Stoves,   Kl-iui    Miirt    \ ei'd  "M. .ind i'111.1111   1 lo ed   Mom   elevi. 1.  |il>eil(jck 1 he   evening   of.i'h  hi'ifin! el' ic nieiitione i .ib t\iei>tiu h  It  'rue \:    S.iUiiil i\--, tin   wick  d.i\sdqi-  1 lie l.t-l "16 d.iy ! iu Hi'- ,iiionth of I ^e-  |^hM,nn<l tin- d. \i   .lninc.di.ifely    p e  tdin^ the f'tilo   m^ ������ii\-:    JSew Yife.i.  Fy, Good Kiultv, the 24.h ol Ma^   Ijto-  (nion I)d),   Libitr    D,i\7 and ' I \\ mh  liiii" Day until five (^) of the   rloc-.   in.  foic 110011 of ihe fiiliowi#iJi.da������i{.  Tin-, liy-1 i-v sh   II i.i������^ eiii-������.i   on the  dav of Api il 191 1..  R.  Ai.v pei-on fou*id)^cM,ty of   any, in  |;lion ol an\ of the piuVbions   ol    Ihi-  i\v shall  bi*   liable   up >n   oniv rnon  |>refc>K\to  1  hue    noi    itioie   than - li'l  llais, an"d .not    l'"-^-    than    tu,ent\-liv,  lllars with the (itsr-oj  pw-eciuion    an.'  {default of p i\ iiH- ii    or   sufficient    (1h-  iSstheielor to nr.|J),i-i mncnt Sir   a pels-  Il not exteediiiK t^ei.tv one days.  I t  |f. This bv-law m iv foi all purposes be  id ab   tHe" geneirt'l'mcn-haiiib   "Eail)  tjsing B\-la.v, iy  i"*'  |Read the ibi time iSili M irch I-Qot.  Ip.ead the 2nd tune 1-9.h March 1901.  [R-jad the 311! linn "42nd March 19.11.  iRcConbiileied,   arL>i)ter|     and    fin.illv  Isserl by the Cpa*"." this   25th   day   of  fintli iyui.,  JUS. A. C.MVi'HKW,  Mayor.  |VURENCE \V.  NUiVN'S,  City Clerk.  I Genuine extract of vanilla is soft  [id mild. Blue Ribbon vanilla is  lie only genuine extract of vanilla  li the market.  KURTZ'S,OWN  KURTZ'S Pl-QNEER -  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  Kti rtz CisarCo  Vancouver, B. C.  Espmalt ���������& HanaiBio By.  T1;ME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  ^OV. lfixu,'1S98" ���������'   f  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  1  ��������� A No. lSiiturdiiy ">  V.M.  ... Victoria, Do.' f 2,">   Gul(lsi.ri"iin '*   'i:Vi   Koonis'S "   5.^1   DaiH-ans f-,...'..". G:15  No.'2 i>;iily.  A.M  0<\ fl:()0 ...  ," 0 28 ...'  "    10:9    " io:isfr:.  r.si.  7:11  1-N  F������Ea  ti.  i*.isr. ���������������������. ���������  " r12.ll-"���������������<  Nanaimo   .\r. J2.3   .    ..  .     Wellington    * v. 7.55  1   WELLINGTON  'TO   VICTORIA.  No. i Daily. '���������       No. ." SnivvcUiy.  ji.m. r    ' ���������A m.  - "  Do. 8:05. r Wollinp-lnn  '  Do   1:2")  "   8-20       Nan.uino'    " 4.H'1  "   fl:i2  ' Puncins....  :."..    .' "   fi:P5  " KU7 ..      -   '..   Kooniff's     .-*  " 'G t(i  S,11 IS     '      .... OolrlMruini ������������������"��������������������������� -  .,��������� "   7 3?  Ar. 11:t5    .       . . Vjocon'a -   ..  . Ai. S.00 i������.ai. '  Itodnccri   ^alcs lo  and fioin  nirpoinfB   on,  "sjunul.js and Siindayb nood to lOLurn Mori  ,'l V. 1    j.  Fo-  mos   ������nd   ,il    information,  lapp y  at  Company's   Tii^cs. ,   '    ,' >    '    "'  , A.'lUVSM U1H, "    , g'ko. L. COUT5TVEY.  PrvshSknt.        ���������*     ���������- 1     />   Traffic Manager"_  ���������I *���������    r -1  With Canadian Supplement  293   Broadway, -,  New York,. U.S. A.  npHE   Best.'and   Most   Influential  Mining  Paper   in   tho1 World.  I  J AS. A.- CARTHEVV'S  Li very Stable  ' Teamsi'er   and Draymen j  Single and  Double  ric.3  .,   ypn  Hire.    All Orders~  'PjiOMi'TLY' Attended tTO.  R.SHAW, Manager. '   *  Third St., Cumberland, B C  <���������>.  ���������ZS^/fi/^y Sjc/icS<, 1*- r-/-r/r*n't /-���������/���������^/- '���������' S/Sr~  f*J  Cumfaepland.''   '\  Hotel :w*rt    ,'.    '    ' r.  .COR. DLrN&MUIR AV������NUK."  * AND     SECOND      STJtEETj  CUMBERLAND, B. C: -  >       f  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietress.  ' t  When in Cumberland be  surr \  and'Stas'  at ��������� the  Cumberland-  ���������   l,foiel,  i'irst-Class   Acconioua-^  ������_ ��������� >'  tion for.tiansicnt and perman-  7/   ent boarders.  1 , "  Sample Rooms and 'Public Halt,  ,Run in Connection  with   Hotel  '. t  >,  ^ ^  &  'f,f  4  Rates from-$1.00 io $2a)0 per, day'  >���������<;-  w  '-T^=y^ir'r  1  -  - r-j^fyj^^j^ <.  Sample Copy Free.  : J������  "7 .  kill  ���������������,-' 'il  '   ^fl  '7*Lji|  ,0   l(  Weekly Edition.. .$5.{\0 per annum, postpaid.  Moathly '    *'j ...1.50 " " ,,        "     ;  L'si <f''- ra-      lii)  Sri  The most n������dto"Ly papw pu'6?iskcuJ cwa������- tnae* Island.  ������, Haye TaksrV Ln Off! ee  in tne Nash <    SuilJing7  Junsmuir Avenue, ' Cumbdrlaad.      '  and am agent   foi ��������� the ' f.illpwing'  ,   reli, ble    insurance7 -companies.:  ���������" The Tioyai    London ' and   Lan  cashiie and Ni rvfioh   Umon_..    i  am   ji.ey.aed'tu   aC'Cp1-   risks  a  oun������i'iti   ry.tes.    I aiu   iiiso .-geni  f r   li^'St r.dpvd Lite  Insurance  Cbn-^awy os>  Edis 1 vn-t>h and the  Ocean Acq-den. Com puny ofJing-  hmd?.    Plea.-e  call   and   inve&'ti  * ga-fee before insuring- .n <ioy oihcrr  Company.  JAMES ABRAMS. -  Notice.  TRADE  MARK* '  ' DESICMS,,.;  COPYRICHT8  A������-;   .  Anvone sendlnp n sketch and description bcnu 7 ,t  quickly ascertain, fjue, wlietber ������n inveatidHa. > i1*  p:obably pntcntnolc.   Coiumunioation^ otriotlr '  ctinfldenttal. OJclest ap-eticy Tor soeerinur patents, ' ' '  in Ainanctt.   Wft hitve  a \/at.binjrton oiflee.  J^itents taken, tbrou^li Kiuiu li Co. receive    < -  spocmi notice in tlie 1 , .-    ,r    ,  '   <.  l       , ��������� -  ;.S!MENT!FlC; AMERICAN;" -7?  bea������tirtal*y tllustr-ited:  lnrcet-t clrowloUoa ofr'  : jnv sc>eiitit!c-|oUrn.i;, week!v, taimii fS.flO h yeorf7.'-''  Rl.SOsix-'jnoi.t'js     Spcc'icn copi<isiw<lHAa.'D  Booj������*oa"*PwVT1'nt������ oeuttrpa.   /i.ddrcus   "'-,.'  '        'J   ' nc������J j-'���������"������;      2    '.-.^      ������*      4 "'^'Ji  -/  . v.  iv i.  oooooooooa ooooooooo  b  o  o  ���������"   *    It     * -  *.' -,^s. a I  ' ^    ; I  \'  *  ')  i  ^ ,  SUBSGRlPTiO&l  $2.00.  Jl    TEAR.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way ct'.rs   of   the   Union,  flolliery  Company by any   person   or   per  sons���������except r������ain ciew-���������is strictly  pjeol'iinitcd.     Employees   are   sub-  jf������3t t) dicmissal for allowing same  By Older  1 l Francis D   Little  Manager.*  earning'  I am-��������� prepared-   t������* O  furnish'Stylish Rigs * ������  and do Teaming at C  reasonable' rates.       ' ������  g D.  KILPATRICK,     o  o Cumberland ������  ooooooooooooooooooo*  o  o  o  o  O'  c  ALL. KINDS OF  Mas of any Pattern Tied to Order.  WANTED���������Capable, reliable- per-  \ni in every' county   to  represent.  Lrge   company  of solifl. financiial  H'putation; $936' salary- per year,  iyable; weekly;  $3 per  day absolutely    sure    and    all    expenses;  [r.raignt. bona-Me,.definite   salary.  Jo commission;   salary  paid  each  liiturday and expense   money   ad-  Jiirxecl   each     week.       Standard  jlous-;, 334 Dearborn?VSL,,Chicago.  DONE AT BLEASDNAbJLR- RATES  Fancy I nlaying-��������� lrr wtjocIS and metal  French Polishing..  Apply  l*  NEWS OFFICE. , rip  r  ��������� *  a  fr  li.('  t,<r  Il ?/  That  Lossing Gal  ��������� ��������� ���������  BY T. C. DEAN.  sho was  '" Hello."  time   the  W~ ;   i     ,    It n-a������  .some luni'-s  al'tei-wanls bffoi"  ISli/aboth   knew-   ihnl      -h"     Irnl'  hn������.,i  "thrown   ami   h.-Uli.v   iiiMiri'd.     The   sfa ������������������>  ���������were* i winkling :il������ov(������  11������.������i*  when she  re  ^covered      conhoioiiMic.s<-..      ami    reali/;-'!  What had happened.    Tlu-sv mi-: :t dull  '  pain in her head'.'is well as a sharp pain  , "'in her left foot, and  when .she tried -<������  move she could not do so.    After thinking for a moment or two and realizing  Hint she was  severely  injured and  perfectly  helpless,   sh<>  decided   lo  call  for  Tielp,  and  call she tjjil.  her cry echoing  far through the still woods.    After call'  'ing for some time, she begun to  und-'r-  , stand diow unlikely it av.'is' Unit her call  ���������would lie heard.    She might he far from  any habitation, uii.d if not, it might' he  ���������so late that all humanity  in this region  was asleep, and coidd not he awakened  '    except: by a loud cry neur by.  Ah! 7What was Unit-    Yes,  sure  that  was" an   aiiMverinij  ,to her cry of "Help,-help!"     '  She   called   again,   and   this  ''   answer  wasrinore distinct,  after 'whieh  it  was  not  long   hefore   the   owner   of  the   answering   voice  was: by  her  side.  ' then she saw that it was her own man-,  7   flgcr. ���������-,'She , explaini-il   what   had   happened, as he bont<-o\i>r her with a min-  ������������������  cr's lantern in his hand, after,,which she  'asked   him  to  raise     her', up  that   she  might   test   the   extent   <������f   her   injuries  and see if she could ������-tnn<l.' No, she could  ' ' not stand, her side pained her iruineiise-  ly, and'her left foot was either-broken  or badly sprained. ' <  , "Let us think for a luam.-nt and decide  what is best to be done," said Valley-  field; then, after a short paiv=e, he con-'  tinued: "Would it si-il you if 1 carried-  you to my own cabin, , some U-\v hundred yards, from here. ' There T could  saddle my own pony and take yoi there-  ��������� on to your friends?'',  They thought of other't hitigs to do  but after many other suggestions- ,by  both, this at length appeared to theon  n& being the best more to make. So,  lif'tingher in-his strong anus once mors;,  <his time more tenderly than when he  had assisted her over the stream, he  soon, traversed the intervening distance,-  jind anon, placed* her on a sofa in his  own t'best room.", Then lie went and  saddled his own horse, with the iuteh-  ' tion of conveying, her on it.s ba.-k   over;  to her friends.'   Upon  reluming to hen  ���������ohowever, he found that she had1 fainted.y  t'Csins water as a restorative, he.���������after  little- time,   brought   her   back    to   her  senses.    Her side crave her inuc-h agony.  ��������� and it soon became evident to both that,,  ehe .could not, endure a journey of an/.  Jjcind that niaht.  "There is a doctor at ''ParcieV.."' he  said, to console her. r"l'he nigh!" i.s now  far spent, and I can have him here  shortly after daylight. FTo will then  Vuow what is best to be done. Go- d  tiling that your bronco strayed up hore  and woke me up, or I .might nor have  hoard 'your call."  Drawing up a chair, he continued  ' chatting with her as the night passed,  each moment finding her much easier,  and in less pain. While she talked to  him she had time to cast her e;������o-. about  the room. Even in the dim 1 gilt she  ���������could see in the apartment e virion cos of  refinement, and in siine sense it put  her in mind of her father's "teaching  room" in New' York City, only ir. had  not the post mortem traditions to her  that always seemed lo clinj: to her  father's  "'musical   room."  Valley field's "best room" whs scrupul-  . ously clean, a carpet was on the floor,  ���������and there were .some water color paintings on the wall, while on an easel in a  corner there rested an unfinished oM  painting, -with pigments and brushes  near by. She felt instinctively corttin  that the man who occupied this dom cile  was a gentleman by birth and cultivation, though how ho came to be a miner  was to her yet a mystery.  Towards daylight she fell in'o a  peaceful slumber, and awoke much roll eshed after the sun had  risen.  The doctor found besides a ep-ained  foot, a splintered rib. that had slightly  injured the heart, aud he absolutely for-  T'ade his patient to bo movnl for at  least a weed-. Then ISIi/.ab^th wrote a  letter to Elsie explaining her enforced  absence, and the doctor delivered it on  his way. balk "to town," as he Iaughing-  i t" uii>d it. The Godfreys has bo-m  --���������nrchnir for Elizabeth all night, and  lb." letter to Elsie was read with much  r ie", th<^ d^ct-n- ns ur'ng them that she  -as perfectly comfortable and in no  <\trt"er. Elsie explained iri a letter, i\t  i'-ifo sent back to Elizabeth, that as the  7,''1:rl'\ .B:ll and Sure Footed Colt wei-e  jio-.-t;]o elauns, it would be quite impos-.  r"'iV for her. to go to her cousin, but  f:'ev wo"Jd receive the doctor's report  ca'ly, and s'Mid for her just as soon as  s-'h" w.t- able to be moved.  For the next few days ..Elizabeth re-  ������..-vt;r:en- maooro, seiuum veutaVing ��������� i.e-  youd a score of "yards from the cabin.  She did not feel ' ill, but felt in that  oreamy. ���������state..of weakness, which comes  to us when we are throwing off a sev re  shock. During this time Valleyfield  <coked for her and nursed her as fa--  as she would allow, but Elizabeth was a  proud patient and would consent to noth-  ine' hut'.the most necessary( assistance.  Poring this enforced idle time Elizabeth  inrenflv .studied ber manager, and the  more she observed him the more.at ea^e  she felt beneath his humble roof. In  many ways he .leminded her of her  father,   and where  the  similarity   wis  lacking it was altogether in favor of  "Valleyfield. , He ��������� had a refined dignMv  of manner which equalled her parent".--,  but beneath that he had the pulsation*  ot hi'- youth'and a grave masterful self  v-liaut way that was so extremely ar-  rraetive.     '  On the sixth day after her accident.  Elizabeth awoke   from her couch'in .he  "sitting   room,"   which had   been   given  up to her by Valleyfield, conscious that  hhe was once more quite well.    She al  lowed Valleyfield to cook breakla&t, but  after lie had gone to the mine.  a*. w::s  his  custom,'Elizabeth put on  an   apron  il'id for the first time in her life (unless  you   can   say  that  the  few  days   spent  with  her  father's' housekeeper  in   Xew  \ork' City   could  be  so termed) 'b'.;s,< d  hei'oelf with the duties of housekeeping.  Hhe swept the lloor, dusted tho-pie.-uivs  aud   as   best   she   could    blackened   ���������i.e  stove.    When the dinner hour approach-'  ed  she   pealed the potatoes   (Vaileyheld  liad   always  , cooked     them   w.th   '.he  "*.kin������"   on),    and   after   making   some  toast, roasted the ham on a skewer before the (ire, allowing tHe fat to drip on  the  bread.     When   Valleyfield   returned  dinner was ready and awaiting his (ogling,    lie was much surprised, aud for  some . une-'.plained  ,cause,    turned   very  white,   then   he   recovered   himself ,an<l  said quietly:  "Do you  think you should have done  this'.'    Are you quite recovered'.'" .  /'Oh. yes!" she replied, "and yon hav,e  been to kind to me. It would be st a4 ge  if I could not show my appreciation, n  a little way." t '  ' In the few days'that followed ICluab i.h  took entire charge of the'cabin.and thai  gave' Valleyfield more time at the in i: ���������.  though bis evenings were visually siiei.t  with Elizabeth in rambling through the  groves   and   valleys:      , '  These evenings were a source of rap  lure to both these people. The .move,  the nature of each' unfolded itself to  the other.,the more valued to each cth.-r  the characteitistics of each nature ba-  came. Valleyfield interested , Elizabe.h  with descriptions oi the legends of th������>  early mines, which he had heard fro -i  the old miners, and the superstition's of  the early searchers for silver and gold.1  while she in turn told him of her-travel  in Switzerland and of her school days  'after her mother's death. He never  spoke to her on the subject'-of his eary  life, and she never mentioned the ( 1  mores to him.  ' I do no't think that,eith.er\iUeuipU'd to  gauge how sweet those'even in if* we.     r  them.    They liftedthe cup to their li-s  and  drank, without   question.     Tn' this  beautiful  spot,  without  anyone to  say  them nay, they drifted down the'stream  that bore them onward, absorbed in the  beauty of a sensation which hitherto they  had not- known.    They seemed removed  in such rambles from tthe, sin  and  pnip.  of earth, juifl passed down paths 'whkh  led to the  blissful  dells  and  valleys  of  ������. new and  beautiful Eden  in the distance' beyond.    To" the  woman this  uow  experienee     was    indescribably   ������sweH.  She  hat!   been thrown in   contact  wiih  manv masculine natures, as the reader  Knows, but none had she hitherto meL so  fiank. so true or so noble as this man's  was, and the keeping of his. cabin fov  him and  the  rp ��������� iMes  with m him  in  tho  evening sunlighi    rought to her a new.  yet ecstatic sensation too absorbing for  words. ������and   as  Godfreys  had  not  sen*  tor her, she made no effort to take the  initiative in this regard.    However, she  was   brought  to  he?   senses    some^li.-r  rudely one day by the meeting of Ei^ie  in one of the valleys.    Then she kuew  that her companionship with Valleyfieid  was the subject  ot much gossip  in :h������  land. and. that she w.ould have to a^oid  b  scandal.     Writing  a* hasty   note  ex  plaining that  she was now fully re covert d,   and   tiiat  her  friends   had   called  toi her, she left this in the cabin where  Valleyfield was sure to see it, tL������*j s';e  followed Elsie, and took up her visit at  the Godfreys again.  The antagonism displayed by the Godfreys toward Valleyfield aroused Eli/a-  bc-th\s resentment, and she inquired of  Elsie as to  its cause.  "Why, its just here," answered Elsie.  "That" fellow Valleyfield found a ric'i  lode in the drift, and was fool'enouv.li  t" want to give the whole benefit of his  find to the owners of the mine."'  "Found a rich lode," repeated Elizabeth, in surprise. Then, controling her  self, "but if he wished the owners of  the mine to profit by his management  was that not right?"  Sore Lungs,.  mean weakened lungs���������all  caused'by a cold and cough.  Weak lungs sooner or later  mean consumption.  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  will heal and strengthen , the  lungs, cure cold, and stop the  cough.,  ���������i Mr. Johnson, Manager C. Daniels & Co,.  King: St. Store, Toronto, says:' " We sell ton  of Shiloh and we recommend it, too. I had a  . ��������� aevere attack of Pneumonia 'which left me  with sore lungs and a bad cough. Shiloh completely cured mc.    Shiloh is all rtghtS\  Shiloh's Consumption Cure Is nolrt by all  ' druggists In Canada and United State* at  S5c, aOc, 91.00 a bottle. - Ia Great Britain  'at Is. 2d., J8������. 3d., and 4s. 6d. A printed  guarantee goes with erery bottle. If you  are not satisfied go to yeur druggist and  get your money back.  , Write for illustrated book on Consumption.' Sent  without cost to you.   S. C. Well* 8l Co., Toronto.  f  A hirdseye view of tin; sanitary situation of Kit rope sho\vs that it is the  damp, chill: cloudy north, which is  healthy and the dry, 0warm; sunny  south which isunhealtbv.  EAILEOAD SPOTTERS.  THE SECRET, SERVICE THAT ONE BIG  "       SYSTEM  MAINTAINS.  '  THE CHARLESTON, SHOW.  ������ ������. __ ���������    ,  We have undoriakpn a great exposition  to bo hold in Chin U'ston lu'xt l)������>r������������inb<*r  for th������' purpose' jiii<1 in the hope'of at-0  tructing population t<> our'community.���������  Charleston l*2vt*i������in#r Post.      . ' ' ,  The full Jind varied exhibits of south  ern resources which will he made 'nt this  ^exposition will contribute immensely ro  the irmw'th and prosperity not only ot the  southern states, ,i������ui of the entire conn-  try. ��������� Augusta-Chronicle.'   '   ���������.,UL,~.^..  The Charleston expositionr'bil! 7passed  the house by a fitur-til'ths majority, as it  did the senate, and our friends in the seaside city have reason to felicitate themselves' upon ,this' practical assurance ot  the ^ood will aud iiberalitv of the people  ������if ilie interior.  iife'o  Vifturied.  "Thank'CocP,   temptation     is     not  sin:   there.-is! a  very  plain   boundary  lino   between   them:    The  hymn   puts  , it well:  , ^Yield not to  temptation,  l''or yioldinft"  is sin.  My    ^empLatiou   becomes   "my     sin  only whuii 1-yielUto it:     my temptor  cannot  sin  i'orcine,  or  compel  me   to  ,sin    .against-my   will.-    Vivt- *   sinned  only     when "she   consented.        Christ'  was sorely  tempted,  but lie did   not  sin.   for   E-lis will  was  not won over.  'My  son.  if sinners entice  thee,     conr  sent thou  not0.' ;  That   is  it.        Your  temptation'is your ' trial.     but     not  your " transgression.     Ii'7'like   Christ,  ,yoii',   say     no,  the   temptation     will  add   to  your   strength.      The*   savagr  believer,  that  the  soul   of every     foe  he     slays     enters  into  him   and      increases     his  power.     So   it   is     with  every     temptation     you    vanquish."  ���������James  Welles.   J).  ]5.  Members of It In Every Department  From Yardmen Up���������Curious Com-  plications When Spotters UnlcnoTrn  to One Another Cross,I>inei.  ', "Probably the most perfect spotter'  <system  .achieved, by any  private' corporation," f says S. H. TcVdams'in Aihs-  le'e's, "is that of one'of the big eastern  railroads, ���������'which'  is .to   some' extent  modeled on the secret service system  of some of the eastern" governments."  though by.no means so complex.       ,  "  "So farreaching.and so direct, however,  are' Its dines, of communication  that the president of the organization  is   himself  kept  constantly,' informed  of tbe trend of affairs and the changes  of sentiment among the emploj'ees of  every division and subdivision' of the  whole railway system, and that .without the knowledge of>'auy other persons  but his own, special  corps of clerks  i and secretaries.   '  "Nobody but himself knows the entire personnel of the wonderful service  that he has perfected. His agents are  ' drawn from every branch of the' road's  operating staff. They are engineers,  freight brakernen, passenger trainmen,  conductors, signalmen, yardmen, station agents, track walkers' and even  division officials., Should that road  have a strike^���������and strikes are far less  likely* to occur than they were before  the present system was' put. Into operation���������the president ' will have de-  . tailed warnings of it from all the  storm centers long before the first^mtit-  terings find cautious utterance in.the  newspapers. - ��������� ' ^      -"���������'      '.  "While it also nets as'a defense  against; thefts by ^employees,' this system Is .intended primarily to; prepare,  so'to speak, a diary of the disposition,  character, working ediciency and sentiments toward the road of the men who  constitute the vast human machinery  of the corporation. The feeling which  culminates in a general' strike'Is not  the result of one act alone, but ja slow  growth made up of many "grieTances,  real or fancied.'    - -7  "To keep track of the shifting mental  attitude of his employees "Is the aim of  this railroad president If a certain  division superintendent has made himself unpopular with his subordinates.  Information to that effect comes 'by  underground wire' to .the central office,  and the matter is taken under advisc-  lf- the newest fireman on the'  that some of them should cross. Curious complications result from contact  between spotters as' unknown "to each  other as they are to those whom they  watch.'  "Several years ago at a time of general labor troubles a certain railroad  got no less than, five reports from its_,  confidential men "informing them that '  an employee who was several ��������� degrees,  higher jn the secret service of the road  than any of them, had they but known  -  it. bad been making incendiary, speeches'   '   ' f '    ''" " -  "This   was .true..   Matters   had   so  shaped' themselves "that the  man accused had to appear as a' radical In or- .  der to^ gain admittance,to .inner councils   where   the   important' questions  would be finally decided.   To 'the,chagrin of the' authorities they,were'"oblIg- A ,  ed to, transfer him.   Had tbey not done  so the suspicions of,the men'who make  the1 reports would have,been aroused.  That spotters should know each other  as such is-held,to be highly undesirable.   There Is always the.ohance"that -  they might work in conjunction instead .  of acting as checks on each other."  ��������� * )  U  ft     , >. , '   .   '*     V i>  1 , The FHgrlit  of Time.  A mnsked man con fronted'me with &  pistol in a lonely spot on the dark road.'  "Cough up your chronometer." he de-',  manded gruffly:  I fumbled for my IS carat timepiece,  thinking  that  my ' last  hour  was' at ,  hand.    When I dared to look ,up, 'he-  bad ^vanished with his plunder. ,-"', i7  7>Even then, such is the incongruity of-  the .human mind, though rejoiced "that  my time' had not yet come.'I regrette*  la my heart that it bad gone. '     1 :  clerks  r Profits ofJenorance. -  -"Why , don't, you   bookstore  know more, about books?"      "   .   " K  "Madam.'we'don't dare,be Intellect'  t.ual.   for customers would, ask  us s������-  uiany questions that we couldn't make  any sales." -       ^ (1  cold  V* bs OoatinusA.  Unblnned  Opinion*. ,;  -  Some people wouldn't eve.u grow old  if it required an effort.  The difference between praise aud  Battery* is that no reward is to'be-, asked when the former is given.  The absent wife who gets a. letter  from her husband-every .-day. although  they have been married for 15 years,  may think it is love, but the truth is  that she has him scared.  One nice thing about a president's  message is that you can say you have  read it without being afraid the other  fellow will pursue the subject for the  purpose of catching you in a lie.  Conditional.  pull through the holidays  Trick-, of lminiKVsiiit  Aguiil,'.  It is stated 'that immigrants to  Canada have been diverted from their  original intention to settle there by  the tricks of Yankee immigration  agents. The following- dialogue is  represented to have taken place between two Yankee agents, who skipped aboard the ears outside Montreal, <\n(\ began talking to a batch of  emigrants:  Agent. No.  1.���������D'ye mind the  time  we had  in Saskatchewan?  Agent -\������. k2.���������1 guess I do. Didn't  all our stock get froze to death hy  the summer frosts?  Af,ent     No.     1.���������-Not     all,     surely.  There  was     that  little  red  cow   that  we  tried   t.o keep  alive  in the     cellar  through   the  winter.     If  you  remember,  she got out somehow,  and    was  froze solid  outside,  and  'twasn't  till  next,  that we thawed her  out."  nt   \'o. 2���������Thawed her* out? No,  Wh.\.   didn't   we milk  iee  cream  her all that summer?"  Jul',  aV  sir.  irom  P������> v������ nt. 1 here.  He knocked  at  the  back  door  of a  suburban  bouse and  the cook  opened  He  was a  and     the  sinister-looking  cook  held   on   to  fel-  tho  "Will you  all right?"  "I'll pull through all  ther's( leg doesu't give  News.  right,  way.  if my fa-  '���������Denver  Til  For Tnt.  Slopay���������I want you, to make auothet  suit for me.  Tailor (reluctantly)���������Yes?  Slopay���������-Yes. Now let me see something in the way of a check.     '  Tailor���������All right; but suppose you ,do  the same for me.���������Philadelphia Press.  it.  low-  door.  J.ad;.' of the house at  home?  he inquired  gruffly. ..   ���������>-������������������  No,   trembled  the  cook. .  Master-, of ttie house, at. homo?  No. ;'.���������....        ,  None  of  the people,  in?  None but mo, .and"she tried to shut  the door.  , Ah! never, mind, he growled, setting his foot against it;-I'll come in  and have a good feed. Let go that  door.  She let go the door, and the tramp  went in and fell into the arms of a  burly policeman who .was  the cook contrary to orders  ment,  roa'd attempts to stir"up'discontent by  1 Inflammatory ' ,talk,  dils'/ views' ^ soon  reach tbe official ear. >, Every leading  'spirit in,the employees',organizatio"n is  known   to   the    president,   who   also'  knows whether, in case of trouble, the  man is to he reckoned upon as a conservative or a radical.' '  ' "Sometimes this works out the man's  career in a manner quite Incomprehensible   to   him. r    For' instance.   Night  Watchman  Brown   is shifted  without  cause that be can fathom from one division   to   another.,   ' How   should   he  know that rumors of trouble In that di-  vision have reached the presidential eat  and that he himself, being down in the  ���������president's little book as a speaker of  weight and a counselor of conservative methods, has Been shifted over to  act as unconscious agent in checking a  dangerous tendency V  "Some of the admiring coworkers of  the head of this system declare that In  two minutes' refereuce to his collected  funds of information he can unroll the-  family history of the woman who  washes the windows of car No. 41144X  and tell whether, in her estimation, he  himself Is an oppressor of the downtrodden or a. perfeet gentleman.  "Where so many invisible lines radiate from the same office It is inevitable  To a youth of 20 middle age Is front  40 to 45. To a young man of 40 mid;  die age Is from 55 to 60.���������fiomervlll������  Journal.  - 7, \  '   How to Live * Century. '  Don't,try to use moral suasion on bull*',  dogs.    ' '   *  '       '   " -   :  Don't tell  all the funny things your -  children say.      ', .J     '     ,"��������� '    ~     ".���������������   '    '.-'  Don't go down stairs1 in.the dark^.t*  hunt burglars. ..   .'7  '    "- \'  Don't  take  everything  people recom-,  mend to you1 for the grip. ������������������ ��������� v   ,'   ' '";"  Don't read original' poetry every time  you are invited out to dinner..        ' -^ .<;,  Don't experiment with' the things'that ,  are concocted to prolong life.-������������������.-*-   i   ;>  Don't stay to find out whether the.o'th-,,.,  er fool's gun'isrcally loaded or not.'1 ' ~-ti!'~  . Don't try to show people how gracefully"  you can jump on or off moving trains.  Don't try to save three-quarters of a  second by running in front of a. trolley.  car. '   ���������  Don't try to see how near you can skate  to the edge of the'ice before it will break.  .Don't try to show that you are used tm  city ways by- leaping out of the elevator  before it stops.  Don't slap a large person on the shoul-,  der'and yell "Hello,, Bill!" until you are",  sure it isn't a case of mistaken identity. ,  His vaccination may be working, v.  Absolutely Necessary.  "Oh. yes. indeed. He must^have his  glass every morning before he goes to  work."       . , -  "He doesn't look it. I don't believe  you."  "Fact, nevertheless. He's a glazier."  ���������Philadelphia Press.  1  1  r,l  y "it*  -~m  11  1  ���������I  I  ,i.T  \������1  Iu His Line.   ,  "Do you' Iikera close shave?" asked  the idiotic barber.  "No!" thundered the victim. "Handle  the razor more carefully. I'm not fond  of hairbreadth escapes."���������Philadelphia  North American.  Dr. Chase Makes Friends  of Hosts of Women  By Curing Their Peculiar His���������Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  a Surprising Restorative for Pale, Weak,  Nervous   Women.  ft  9  courting  A ChickfMi-TMucking Machine.  A device has been invented by a  western packing house for picking  chickens. There is a receptacle in  which the fowl is placed after being  killed, and into this are turned several cross currents of air from electrical fans revolving sit the rate of  5,000 revolutions per minute. In the  twinkling of an eye the bird is  stripped of its feathers, even to the  tiniest particles : of down, and the  machine is ready for another. The  hint must have beon taken from tornadoes..  As a result of much confinement  within doors, and the consequent  lach of fresh air and he ilthiul exercise, most women "not only lose much  in figure and complexion, hue also  suffer more'or less from serious bodily derangements as the result of thin,  watery blood and exhausted nervousi  system. ..-,.'���������  More than nine-tenths of the cases  of diseases peculiar to women are directly due to a weakened condition of  the nerves, and can be cured thoroughly and permanently by taking  mild outdoor exercise, breathing  plenty of pure, fresh air���������and using  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food to form new'  blood and revitalize the depleted nervous system..  It takes time to build up the system, anew, to fill the shrivelled arteries with new, rich blood, restore the  ��������� wasted nerve cells, and renew the activities of the bodily organs, but the  persistent use of Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food will accomplish these results'  and bring health and happiness to  weak,  nervous   and  suffering women.  Mrs. Chas. H. Jones, Pierceton,  Que., writes: "Foi' years I have been  a great sufferer with my heart    and  nerves. I would take shaking spells,  and a dizzy, swimming feeling would  come over me. Night after night I  ���������would never close my eyes, and my  head would ache as though, it would  burst. At last I had to keep to my  bed, aiid though my doctor attended  me from fall until spring, his medicine did not help me. I haive no^r  taken five boxes of Dr. Chase's Nerv������  Food, and it has done me more good  than I ever believed a medicine could  do. Words fail to express my gratitude for the wonderful cure brought  about by this treatment."  Mrs. Margaret Iron, Tower Hill, N.  B., writes: "Dr. Chase's Nerve Food  has done me a world of good.! I was  so weak that I could not walk twice  the length of the house. Since usingl  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food I have been  completely restored. I can walk a  mile without any; inconvenience.,  Though 76 years old and quite fleshy,  I do my own housework, and considerable sewing, knitting and reading!  besides. Dr. Chase's Nerve Food has  proved of inestimable value to me."  1 Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cents a  box, at all , dealers, or Edrnanson,  Bates & Co., Toronto.  f  ,7l  !  '  141  '���������Ml  ' ;1:1  w  I  40  'I < I-  t  THE TIME I'VE LOST IN  WOOING.  The time Vve Jost in wooing,  Ia watching and pursuing  The light that lies  In woman's eyes,      , ,    '  Has been my heart's' undoing.  'Though wisdom oft has sought roe,  I Bcdrn'd.the lore she brought me;  My only books    ,  Were woman's looks,        '  And folly's all they're taught mc  Jler smile" when beauty granted,  I hung with gaze enchanted, '  Like him, the sprite,'1 '      "*    ���������  Whom'maids by night    ,'     ' j-  Oft meet in glens that's haunted.  Like him, too," beauty won me,  But while her eyes were on n;e.  If once their ray  'Was turn'd'away,  Oh, winds cbuld not outrun met  isfo  0  ;f������'  And are those follies going,'  'And is my proud heart giowing  Too cold or wise ��������� .  , -"For brilliant eyes  Again to set it glowing?  No; vain, alnsj the endeavor  'From bonds so 6\veet to sever;  ,*���������  oPoor wisdom's chance       ,  >Against a glance "     ' .  I* now as weak as ever!  f ,      '      ���������Thomas Moore,  7A^ Finding of  '"���������'% Soul  \: xs  / *   He saw her first on the brow of the hill  > .standing in the sunset, there, on. the sky  '   line, her hair "yellow as ripe corn" in the  r- brilliant'evening light,* while he'was still  ���������>   in /the 'shadow of the^vood." All was quiet  j   save, for the soft sounds which rose from  "   the strings of the ^violin'she held pressed  "''"against her chini" * Nature^herself seemed  t' listening to' the strain.^ lwo wood dovea  . were* j perched' upon' a .'bough above' her  7head,; their* breasts matching the hue of  the^ farthest'7cl6ud"; the , rabbits close Jto  '- her7 were; unafraid;, the very sun seemed  to "linger;  unwilling  to   lose  the  gentle  Lharmony. "Then,"as'if tired with'its wait-'  '< -ing, it fell suddenly behind the, hill; the  r   ������louds,lturned ' froinv silver  to  gold   and  from gold  to gray;  the shadow of the  wood spread till it touched her feet.   'And  then she'ceased playing; the pigeons flew  ' away, and he "stepped forward on to the'  heather ^bV her side. ( Whehshe saw him,  she*smiled, changing as she did,so from  -,the fajry player in a fairy wood-to a girl  attractive'and'-.conscious of her charm.  Stie picked'up the,hat that lay-beside her  'on  the ground,  and/after the common  longer. 1 am not going to waste my life  like some of these boys I see. You know  that I want to give you the best thing,  however bad itrmay be, that I have to offer. Will you take it or,not? If not, this  must be goodby." '   .  lit was not like most lovemaking, which  is supposed to transoort the lovers into a  dream  world.,   Instead,  it was the first  touch of reality in Sheila's life, the, first  time that the  responsibility of,,womanhood was plain to her.     She grew.shy  suddenly ' and   looked   away.   The  eyes  that  were tso childish  filled  with  tears,  and he felt a brute.    "Listen,',' she said.  "You are not right, you are not kind to  blame, me.   It isn't   my  fault.   Do, you  .want to marry, an undine, a girl without  a soul?   At least'listen first.   It is now  more than'18 years ago that I was born  on All Hallows' e\e.    Well, perhaps you  know���������no, of course you' don't���������that if a  newborn  babe  is not carefully  watched  on, that night the fairies who are always  seeking* for human souls will come'and  steal its soul away and give'in exchange  tlie mind of one of their own little ones.  My nurse, m3"old Xorah, has often told  me how she was called away that night  ���������just as my'mother died, and I .was left"  for   a   few   minutes,   alone,,j uuwatched.  And then, when she came back, sho, .said  *" there was a wild,. frightened look in my  face, a' look  of loss���������it may  have been  caused  by  the  passing of  my  mother's  soul, but she,, thinks it,was o,������ ,sorrow for  my own.' Of course she did not tell me  this as a little thing, but,she would olten  say when I, was paticularly"troublesome  ort thoughtless,   'Ah,   but  it   is  not  the  mavourneen's fault.'      And 'so,  when  I  grew'older, I foundt out why she never  scolded me.   And you know I,think she  probably   was   right." .." I   never  was "as  other*,children  are',  I  never 'clung to ov  , cared for those who'cared, for me.   Like  theni, I never wanted comfort or" consoling l'romphuman: beings.    I' would always  ^warider'but alone into the woods, when I  would' hear the J little people 'laliighing in  - the ferns, and the birds-would conic and  (siug,to me.,. Why, you'must seethe'animals do not treat ,me as they do the rest  of "you., They know. -' And do' you suppose^ the flowers arid <thc t leaves ,whisper  you the same stories they. doktb;me? ' Ah',  no!   I am better off in many ways.' And  Hang well, wane the;; merest tyro can  make.them fit. - 'Wear a suit that fits yod  for a week, and it is out of shape,, and,'  .wrinkled. A suit that hangs properly, on  the contrary, always looks well and shows  the art of - its cutter, for it has style,  which the other Jacks/" That is expert  opinion and is suggestive."    -       ^ '  - Hospitality.  I pray you, O'excellent wife, cumber  not yourself and 'me to get a curiously  .rich dinner,for this man and woman that  have alighted at our gate or bedchamber  made ready at .too great a cost. These  things, if they are curious in them, they  can get for a few shillings in any village,  but rather let this stranger see, if he  will, in your looks, accents and behavior,  your heart and'earnestness, your thought  and twilli what, he,cannot buy at any  price in any city, what he may well travel  20 miles and dine, sparely and sleep hardly to beholds 'Let not the emphasis of  hospitality be in������bcd and board, but let  truth and love''arid honor and courtesy  flow in all thy deeds.���������Emerson.        ���������������, -  ������ l���������; r-   *"   '  S , Very Taking:.    ,<    v  "How do you like,this style of cuff?"  asked the detective, snapping a' pair of  ', slender steel  bracelets on the wrists of  < the cohfidence.trick marii        , ���������   <  "I am a good deal "taken with, it," responded the other.���������London Fun..-    "  '   HEMORRHAGE,OFTHE- LUNGS. .  then I read in" books that there is a voice  inside people telling them what is.right  and Svrong���������Il never! hear it���������and, that  there is a God above "whom -we 'should  thank for all our happiness���������I can't see  why we should not, rather1 blame-hind if  we were .unhappy���������and that we should  love "human i beings'better-than animals..  Again" I can't see^ why., 'Birds are much"  more beautiful, and they love nWjustnas  well. * Don't you see* how different I "am,  * places M -greeting. had  been exchanged I from.you?, -I know'nothing, but I should  they went down together to the house be-.   Iike to lca;.n#    l������ vou care to teach /mo.  ; * low. "J And then, during dinner, ..she show-  '" ^ed^liim another side of her nature still-���������'  : like a, mischievous ��������� child, proud'of,.its  77" power 'to' torment, told-heij father; with  --glee'of ,his"surprise at finding this mad  ", 'I musician' on'<th'e hill���������and'' when in  the  - .'evening <'he**nsked her/to play gave'.hiiii  / nothing, butjairs which seemed to laugh,-  ' too. .at his-"discomfiture, for Ronald Gre:  -tT.Tille was both astorfished and-discomfited.  > 7When after repeated invitations he had  - -at  last ,proposed   himself for a  visit  to  _ the man who during his r, (Ronald's) university days had been known as the "musical don" at Oxford, the fact that, histoid  friend was not only~a widower, but had a  -daughter, had almost slipped his memory.  ,   And-now it was certainly something of a  . shock to find this girl, "brought up in the  ���������bogs of Ireland," as he put it to himself,  not  only  possessed  of, rare  beauty  and  rarer gifts."but also of" perfect social con-  ,fidence and a humorous perception of his  own surprise.    He said something of her  talent to her fattier when she had gone to  hed.    "Why.  I don't know much about  music myself, but I do know that I never  heard anything in my life that gave me'  such intense pleasure to listen to.1   She is  a genius, sir.  She would be famous wherever she went.    And she actually told me  she did not remember what she had been  playing; that she-was.only strumming.'"  "Ah,   yes.   Greville."   Mr., O'.Neill   answered, "it isoall true enough  what you  say up to a certain point* "When Sheila  is'playing there out ofcdoors. when she is  alone with the nature she loves, giving  1   out music like the song of the birds or the  whisper of  the wind  among  the trees,  there is no one vlike her.    But bring her  indoors, give her some human emotion to  intejjpret, some human longing to express,  and it is failure, just failure."  As the days of his visit wore on he saw  how true his host's words were."   Sheila  was like a sunbeam about the place, as  bright and as careless.    The oldest and  grumpiest  of  the  villagers   would  cheer  up at her approach,  the cros.scst of the  farm dogs wagged their tails as she drew  near, the wild  animals were tame with  her and 'the  tame  followed  her  as  her  shadow.    It had been so. her father said,  from  her babyhood.     Then   when  some  boys from the garrison at the neighboring town came over, as they often did, to  spend the day at Clonellon it was clear  that she  could  twist  them,  too,   as the  saying goes, round her little finger.   And  yet all the while she seemed not to care  very much for her power, to have, very  little love for all those people who loved  her so well.   She laughed and talked with  all alike and seemed happiest when alone  with: her dog and her violin on some quiet  hillside, for her. music she really  loved,  and though sometimes:she -would throw  down  her instrument  like  a child  in  a.  rage, declaring that as she could not play  what she wished she would never touch  it again, five minutes later she would be  playing her vexation  away by a  bright  melody  or some  crooning  Irish   lullaby.  And it was in those latter softer, moods  that   Greville   liked   her  best.     He  felt  nearer to her then, and it was in one of  them the day he had  to rejoin his regiment at the Curragh that he found courage toi tell  her  his  whole mind.     ','You  have seen me every day, practically all  day, for the last four weeks, Miss Sheila,"  he said.    "You must have seen what my  feelings  are   for  you,   although   it   has  pleased  you  to   play  at  ignorance,  and  you have had plenty of time to show -me  that you did not want ray  love  if that  was so.    To keep me  like this may bo  pleasant to you, but I cannot stand it any  ,dyou may,"Ronald, but remember1! have1  warned  you.'-r' I  have  never , learned ~ to  " love, and"it won't-be'all my fault if-'we  do fail." '   ---���������,    _i.V\   " , />">7  'Her' speech had 'not _ all been, made at  6nce-rhetihad stopped .her several'times  ' with exefamatiousvof 'doubt������and ��������� of dis-  7sent:-but when she had finished "he drew  berTclose to him.    "I'll take the risk," "lie  said. , ���������    * ..,       ,   . v -   . ., ��������� <       t~i,  ' But of toner in the summer that followed ,this spring, while the pale green turned to-a' darker hue and the cornfields  7chariged \ the color of their sheen, did  Ronald Greville wonder whether he had  done well. At the time he had answered  with scoffing at tu'e fairy lore, with faith  in the power of his love. But sometimes  oven his heart sank. She was such a  child: her moods'passed away quickly as  the ripples on the water caused- by a  -summer wind. ��������� Never did he see her so  serious again. Often did he wonder how  anything so lovable could seem to have so  little love to give. True, when he would  snatch some days from his regimental  duties to visit them, she would meet liim  with sparkling eyes and laugbintr lips  but so, too, would she bid him farewell  and welcome the next guest, and never  could' Ronald convince himself that she  treated, him otherwise than as a spoiled  child' might' treat some indulgent big  brother obedient to her'whims, arid never  could he* discern in her music, the only  true mirror, of her mind, a trace of���������  ' Infinite passion and the pain  >  ' Of finite hearts that yearn.  And then the war broke out, and he  had to go. He had only one day to spend  with .her after he received the news that  his regiment was next ou the list for embarkation. He told her hesitatingly, wondering what she would say to him. hardly knowing what he hoped: whether for  a clinging of soft arm* arid imploring not  to so or courage belitling a soldier's wife.  Pile l:-T������ ucd. inl.>ieMe<l as? a child in a  fnir.\ tale, a little excited too. Then at  the end of his explanations as'to duty  coming first, and :o forth, she sang  brightly iu her clear, birdlike treble:  1 could not lo^e thee, dear, so much.  Loved I not lionci more.  "That's about it. isn't it. Ronnie?"  With a quick sound he turned on his  heel and left her wondering. The next  morning he went away. ��������� .Other visitors  were in the house, so-they had little opportunity, for private talk, and neither'  sought it. He was hurt���������hurt as he did  not think any woman' could have power  to hurt him���������and she���������well, she had never seen him angry before and, was half  frightened. So. womanlike, she flirted  outrageously with a boy cousin .all  through breakfast time uiid said goodby  to Roiiald in. the front ,11311���������Ladies'  ������������������.���������Field.---"-:' .'������������������/: . "������������������-���������    - ' .       -������������������-::-   ������������������','  WItut  It  Mean*  and  How< It  Should  . ,   -',' r    Be Treated.   .  t Bleeding from tho-lungs is one of the  not,uncommon symptoms of consumption,  occurring at som'e'time in the'course of'  the disease'in perhaps'two-thirds of the  cases.- It is of ten'the first-indication of-  lungi trouble in < a', person who has' been  closing "flesh  and,, growing weak  without  any apparent cause, but it more often occurs in advanced stages of rthe disease.   "<  ��������� , There niay^be one hemorrhage only; or  the trouble may recur frequentlyMandlthe  amount  of J blood, expectorated   may   be  barely enough'to,.tinge the phlegm, or tbe  .bleeding may beP most profuse, a cupful  or even,a pint or ������ofe: \* ^ ,      ���������>  <*  'It very, rarely, happens that the^quanti-,  ty is so great/as to endanger life, yet the  [blood may  be poured  into the' bronchial  tubes more rapidly than it can be coughed up, and so actually drown the sufferer,  r The treatment'of  hemorrhage of the  lungs - consists   first   of  all   in   absolute  quiet.   The patient-should be in" a cool  room."; lying   down, "but  with  shoulders  raised/ and should be forbidden -to talk.*  Swallowing cracked'ice may be serviceable  and '���������also  cold- applications  to  tho  chest, but of, course a, physician must be  called to administer suitable remedies, for^  the,control^of the bleeding.if it is,at,all"  profuse.     '   -1       7 ."    '    - ���������'      '        / '  , Quiet, 'deep breathing is-useful.vbut the  patient should avoid any,,attcmpt to keep  Xvback .the;blood, forvwhen it has once-e's-'  caped fi-omitho blood-vessels it is better,  'coughed   up  than  remaining  in  the air  tubes.",'    "     -*.    \ ''".'.'        '   r ,,   1    :   ,;  , Fear   or .excitement'.only   makes   the  bleeding , worse,���������n.-wTd patients- should .be  taught that .the hemorrhage.-is a  usual  occurrence  in  consumption  and , that  it  seldom  has,'any  effect  upon  the  course  of0the disease, especially that it does not  at all  preclude absolute .recovery  under  - proper hygienic treatment.       ,     '  ". Some physicians tell consumptive pa-  tients-that they must expect oue or more  attacks of hemorrhage; possibly qbite severe ones,  but .that such hemorrhage is  "usually of no great moment:  In some cases indeed, when the spitting  of ���������'blood is due to congestion rather than  to an actual tear of some of the blood  vessels, it may be beneficial as tending  to relieve tlte-stagnation and so give the  circulation a chance to re-establish itself.  An   important  fact( to  remember,  one  - which may tend to relieve the sufferer's  anxiety, is that the blood which is expectorated is much more, often from the  throat or nose than from the lungs and  may have nothing to do with the fact  that--the ,patient is a consumptive.���������  Youth's Companion.  'evening that his youtnful~son."who*was'  studying arithmetic, seemed ,yery restless. Getting impatient, the father broke  out:        ' c\^    -  "What on earth ails you-?^ Why j^an't  you sit still? Wriggling about every minute."  * s ,   \\ '  "It's all your fault,", murmuTe'Qxthe-  boy. '' v ,'  "Why isJit?'������. ,      \V ^ ^/-\  ���������    " 'Cos I asked you last night how-inany^  a billion was, and you saidMt.was.a thundering lot.   Teacher asked^me^the same,  "question today, and I gavel.tHeJsametre-"  ply.   That's  why   I   can't  keep^ still.'V  London Answers. '   Jo.aAV- '-'  *( A very, striking case of disappearance.  is told of intconnection,with a brother of  Grimaldi. the famous clown..jThis;broth-i  er had left'his home and'gone no one  knew whither for years. ��������� On" one 'occasion, however, when playing .to \ a crowded house, Grimaldi was told-wbile_at the  wings that some one' wanted to" see him,  and it turned out to be his long.lost.rela-.  tive. In the very few minutes they had  for conversation the brother told him he  vhad/returned to England, rich and prosperous  and   resolved   to  roam ���������no���������morW  With much evidence of affectionate emo;-  tion  he  made  an  appointment-for that  night,   and. He   never -kept .jt^and   was  - never'seen"again. <       .'        7   .  !Th������t twos a'sorry jKirKain^usii^l jn������iie.,-k Jt,, _,   .-��������� ,-f 1''  You offered me jn hour's, tall. wi:h yea  Dy the grot lQg?_lhatrJigljt-3opr'clnijiH'e^jplfc^;^;^;  An hour's ri{jlit ot looking on your fa.e, ' '  A fireliris;,fcniiIo.ra liUJe-Jaugli oi\.fwco, ; _-.���������.;  How could I'-ifuess'The-pr-erthat must' t-e paitfT- ---f���������'^  That -wjs-a-.fiorri^barj.'uiiutliat.I.imide  I'hat was a sorry Jjorg.-i.in that I made.. ^ ",,A    '���������.���������  Outside the'Winil.'diii3wHKlll:o*tf-wllflariiI WnJ;  Against J'our window tt.ii'.ied tlif drnen rain.  And in itrpausM"Tirri!irj'5ffin^\??>Tc'e"'fl'eJini*,~  Little J knew-the coityf'c������efy \void. -      ,'^ r  That was'a'to.ry tsA^'HHt rm*ge?">*?'*>?������*' ^     ,  UIow could J ffuena tbe. juice that, must bc-.p������idf ,    .,,,.. , ,-  That was a sorry bargain.thatf I-made.>������*i������  M-V-*   "fi*���������* &h  J'or that one.hour this is the price I Rive:  Old days,, old-cJreaiii.s and thouslita nfoiuiiiuc fre^.      .  0, ������  ���������'Uie inmost^eart^t'l^-VcVy^ul of-.mc.'"''     ������������*'.i'"a*������5  ' Contempt,all-the,da>?:IJu>e_toJive      ','ii..-iSn^1 mj%  How could !���������guess the price tlui must be paidT������    , r  ""iat was a sorry bargain that ^t, made.    ,x:������ic.   ftiSS    c.A'^  Tlieodosu 'Pickering   OarriwjiJ  in   Uarper'a  B������������ / ''  Til  IAT.  OLD TIME  FARMERS.  Lawyer������"7l*oter t'lie" Difrere"irce",,TlkM"    "^-'���������x . ,  i Hai  Come  In 'Farm 'Life.   ...        ,;     ^l/<7u  They have law offices in ;he  Spitzer.  Both ,'came. from one of the progressive   '-p-,'-'-  counties   ot 'oo'rthyvesterq^-OhiQ:^, B������tJ\7; - b"  were reared on the larin.^and both make..  'A Deeper Scheme,, ^ < t, >'"  .Sirs.,  Greene���������When    Charlest, comes  home ,late at night., I always'giveiiim'a  good .talking to.   *        ,'     ���������   ' , .'. i .. .'���������iv'i  , Mrs.' Gray���������When   Jack   comes   home  "late; I say nothing.' but let him "do7 the  talking.   "In  that   way.' you:. ,see,-,.:Ii * find'  out just .what condition he is in:  '   ,- ������ #- i '     <���������/��������� ���������  .Jf ���������  L,      -,������  himself to a cigar put of Charley's box,  "rvetbepncdow.il. on .the. farm. for. a cou-;  .-..'" ''���������������,  The way to avoid the imputation of impudence" is    not.,to be ashamed-of* what  >e do, but never to-do what* we. ought to  -be ashamed of.���������Cicero."       - >r_<"'i',i 'A'.   ,J  , Statistics show that lightning" kills pe<v  rple five times as often Jn caiihtry.7placei  -,������* it does; in the cities.���������Boston Herald.,;,  , **A* Mad a������ a aHatterJ  y Probably very few' persons'who<;frb-,  quently use the expression "As'<mad-ap-  a hatter" have any' idea as to,.what jr  means or why a' hatter is necessarily  any more subject to fits of anger-than'  A'a plpmber^a blacksmith.or.a..carpenter.'   Tbe expression   is' said  to  have/  come Into use half a century ago,.'when  the   manufacture' of   hats   was   done.,  wholly  by  hand.    The  most striking  thing,about the process was that of the\  beating up of the felt.- The hatter firsx'f  dipped the mass of ^wool arid hair,frequently into hot water;, then,.seizing^a'  stick in each hand," he \belabored the  mass  naost  vigorously,', stopping', now  and then-to get his breath, until the  material   was   matted   together^ ,in. a  rough^sort of felt.   The lively'beating  ^administered to the felt, as If the workman were actually rincensed, gave'rise,  to the familiar simile.; urs,^  :  seem like mossbacUs. ', - '.-,,,   ,.������.'������ ' Z-?> ,'*-  _l "What have y.ou struck now, -W.ill?",,.;fo ,,.,CV'Vj#,  r^-You^know what slow work eornhusk- ( '~^,^-V-^  'ing/iised to-be. .'We -would busk away all-./^e:'" ������,"/'/."-^-'"f  'fallMi'nd far into the /winter. A and then ^-/^V, ,7^',<X  . ottenf s'ome^of 'the-corn- would stand'1 iaJ<-'2t wt^-rt <���������������  ii Vs.   *>���������  pttenf  tKe'fier<^������uutiI spiing. - Mighty slow. tire-"-,.  Vsorae | work," a nil'you' "kho-w" how; our'tin-^ ���������-  gers wquld^wear out and  how  busy ,vb(.������j,, rf  used [to keep, the  w'oiner, making finger ,.., \-   *������."  y8tallsi".J-; u t .,.. j ,."..'... -v ...... . ^..j'iffjes '-LH^  *- "Well, "don'*  they'do ' the''same thing' ," "   ��������� v,  now.'"- '" '������������������    ������ , i ��������� ��������� '*��������� v * ���������-,*r ��������� <*>���������   Si  5/7-v|  *1l'i-  f-   i  "'i^l  Presidential   Interposition.  >  "Here's   a   portion   of   the   president's'  message intended for you. Carolyn.?. >;  - "Nothing of the sort, Clarence.  "Yes;   he   advises   economy."  ,'nian \ eaters'   because' .they.occasionally.^  ._���������  "chew[off^a^ban.d or an arm, but the fl'*7w  e'ragd farmer can .husk .bis .whole cnop..o������J������: ������   (1     _^ ,.., .  coin in a week ariu\hav*> it''high and dry-   "\,-aV -71 ,^/l  in the-crlb.-.    ���������    ';���������'-:     , *^i\^\ ^ ������f r;^'.',  ��������� "Thatvisn't all, either., .The machino.7( ���������r7-7- ."Tj?*  "cuts or Jshreds 'the" fodder ������������������an-d'' hTake5"ie' ' ~f .,-^-7^,  " most t ejtcjellent/feed^ .for stock. \.Cattlo^,-/?1 ;g' *.%. ^.*-  and horses "eat it aII but '"ihe'lia'rll'eiiHs.',.-   -,>..;_ld>j3',?,-5;j>r|  yi  a  ENGLISH  "RED TAPE."  Aid  of   a  Secret of Bag-gry Engrlislt Clothed.  The1 reason for the "baggy" appearance  of English clothes is given by a writer in  The King, who discusses what he calls  the "absurd theory that a man's clothes  should fit. It seems a paradox to say  that a good tailor never tries to make  them fit, but it is a pregnant truth nevertheless. I remember a worthy tailor holding forth-to me with due solemnity on  this subject. 'My American customers,'  he said, 'sometimes try to persuade me  that a good New York tailor is ahead of  us Londoners because he gives a better  fit. I reply that if I wanted to.make my  clothes fit the figure i could do just as  well as or even better than my American  rival.    It takes a genius to mt.    .��������� them  Circumvented    "With    the  Telegraph Moy. '  "English 'red tape' is a queer thing,"  observed a well known New York politician who has just returned from a visit  to London. "More than once I ran foul  of it within the sacred precincts of thp  British house of commons. One day I  had an engagement to meet an Irish  M. P. there some 15 minutes before the  house opened. I handed iny card to the  blue coated functionary who guarded  the entrance corridor with the request  that he hand it to the M. P. iu question.  " 'Sorry, sir,' said he, 'I cawn't do it.  There hain't hany messengers' 'ere yet,  and rnj' borders is not to take hany cards  myself.'  "Persuasion and entreaty were alike  wasted upon him. Having had previous  experience of the potent influence of a  shilling, or two judiciously bestowed, I  attempted bribery.. But he proved to be  incorruptible.  "The situation was embarrassing and  annoying. My engagement concerned a  matter of importance, to myself at least.  I-.knew that the M. P. was within,a few  '''���������hundred feet of me. and therel was effectually prevented from getting at him  by a barrier of 'red tape,' as if there  stretched stone walls and iron bars between us. At last I noticed that there'  was ��������� a telegraph, office in the rotunda  just a few yards away. I rushed to it  and hastily wrote this message:  " T am here, but the blank fool of a  doorkeeper won't take my card to youl'  "The clerk gravely took my message.  I paid as much for its transmission as ii  it had beeu directed to somobody in the  most remote corner of the British isles.  ���������A-telegraph, boy. being privileged.'to "pass  the doorkeeper, conveyed it to the representative of a somewhat turbulent constituency. He responded immediately,  and I had the satisfaction of knowing  that for once I had circumvented English 'red tape.*"--'  Her Reason.  Phoebe���������So Miriam wants to be a-Red  Cross nurse. ,    *   .,;  Penelope���������Yes; she hears thpy'-ihVeh'd  to organize a special ambulance corps, to  attend football games.���������Puck.  '���������i o  r  Whnt  He Escaped.  1   "King   Solomon's   millinery   bill"* must'  have been something prodigious.'"   "Yes, but he died in time to avoid thf  sealskin wrap age."-  ....... ^* j  Penalty  of  Delay.  I thought the enterprise too g-reat,  ,  And so I ne'er begun it; l���������J. j-~  A fool rushed in who saw me wait,  f  And he it woe who wen it. >.������'   ���������Chicago Txmea-HeralA  One on Lodge.  f^"What do you think I saw when Twas1"  coming up in the car this morning?">s.Iji;  ed Senator Wolcott of Senator Lodge.  "I don't know���������tthat?" inquired^ the  scholar from Massachusetts, curiously.  "Everything I looked at," chuckled'Senator Wolcott.  Senator Lodge silently dived irto" his  vest pocket and handed the Coloindojiia:}  a cigar.���������Washington Special 1:1 Now  York World.  "fodder   alone, -and: they  can .get^,that'~     &  ��������� .'.���������4.1 i * ������������������    t   ' ' ���������' r--     ~-       *���������' *"~ "  price.right at their barns, f.. .-. .*.. w^-ji.uij s-  "So'mei of   these   fanners ��������� are   mighty  forty.}- One' of -our- neighbors- has rigrjed";;  Mip,. a 'fodder shred<ler and a feed-culler' /  *by''his '"barn, an'd' he "dbesir'f 'Use' hOii,e^''";  .power to run   them, either.     He hitclfes,-v.  ,^im on  to a   big  windmill,' ainVwhVn'a  *"'     \  ���������good7stiff .wind.'blows: he. lets .it,,shr,CfJu,, v������" jO'r  his,fodder and cut his feed for his stoclc.  'He is  now experimenting -with -a -buzz- \'j >  'A  saw and expects to have that  windmill,,  saw his wood."' ,- ^i������\.-' v ?  '__ '^Kaim   work   is  not  as  hards now  aa ,  when we were "boys,"'said Chhrley." ",v '   -  - 'v'.'Should 'say   not.  ' Now   the, faimora'  .-��������� -.o  ride iwhile   planting, ani'   plowing   corn,  r"ride while mowing grass..ride .whilchac.-.'.'  iaC  .^vesting wheat; have a hay loader which        ���������-  Hhoy jhitch'-to the back ofj-a  wagon %nA^ ������''.���������  which ,loads the'hay.  and  the  hay rfoi'k,   :f\>}\  unloads' it?~ride While ihey cot 'c'ot'n*'aV,(lk.  "*   "~  tie it! into bundles.     In  fact, theydojnj-   Q   ,������/  mo^tjevci'j'thing" by "m.-ic-hinery' and'dare  ' plenty $1 time. to. see theji; .hijgs., .lyyjses������.7V <s X  c-Jittle and sheep grow into money     They ,T.      ;  'have'theiri'nniil delivered.daily%.manyvfj.fi v'i"   Vv*  ���������them   ha;e   telephones   in   their   houses,^ ^,3-  "a'na. jail-inf-al',  they -are- living' -right'*at" *v   J*.  ;hoTne.",^     . ^        --'..������'   -S/   , ,v  And ^th'cn Will "and" Ch'aUpy" w"o'^(1prp8, "* '"' '  'if Ithey^did not make cbiinifis pf,ihtia^ i^-A  seLves wheTi thVy l\tit the  fai'm.  ITEMS OF  INTEREST.  1'.j.  <L  (liiliumpered. >  nernly���������I suppose you have to givp  much time and woik to going through  standaid books for data in writing your  historic novel.  Earnb'���������Not me. I just make the his;  tory.-as I go along, nnd^lben it won't disturb, my plot. Uealism belongs to the  stage, not history  With  liapnnlty.  '���������"Observe,"' said" the fowl roosting on  the frozen limb, "how.' I disregard the;  fundamental, rules-of. health. I keep my  head'.warni; and tuy feet cool, and yet :I  never take cold." :-  So saying, she tucked her head under  her   wing  and   went, to   sleep.  Reversed. .'..:. ;-  Blackbtirn ��������� Judge Snyder made ���������  rule some time f������.gbtjiat all worafa  should remove their hatb in his court,  but I se."1 that the order is not enforced;.  Whitehead���������No. The women folks ap������  pealed to the judge's wife, and she rear  dered a diasenting opinloa, ��������� Den?^  82ewa. .':>���������"  Teacliine   tlie   Yoanpr  Idea.  A Manchester lawyer noticed the other  Cettins: Fall Value.  "I paid an eminent artist $15 for a  criticism of my painting."  "What did he tell you?"  "Said it was the worst he ever saw."  ���������Chicago Record.  ^rjGreat Britain loses on an average.TSO   k  people iiJday by emignituiii " " "     *'"',..  ���������"Ci'j'Ion-is' waging a- win on- wits.fa*or-*> i>  der   to , forestall   a   visitation *of   the , .  ..dreaded 'b"ubohic 'plague ' Tittring'the  'past year the tnunicipality.of ('ulombo   -<.;  alonej has compassed the deuth-uf GO,-  Oun lodeuts. -.-.....  t  ' -T-Ih; pulpy mass .called.bagasse which -,  Is left after the sugar can*' has bwn  cruslied and  scrueezed  drj" of  its1"sac-' "  'i-lialine matter nnd formerly was burn-;    ,-;  ed and got rid of 11s a nuisam-c Is uo,w  used tfor the manufacture of -pa per *    '"���������  7- There-lives in Pnducah. Ky.. a" blind  uieclianic wbo-ean and does place latlisp  ras"ev|erily a iid' drive * t'hV nulls 'tis' truly  .as any work man-gift ed^vrth-sight-- He  i.puts [up bis own .scaffolds' and .docs ,asf ,  "ilftifll work in a day'as-a ny^Hii.'in'iu liis^ '  \trado. '.y    \    ~.\-J   ���������;���������',--7;-'  'Ijli'ii-  .--.vol^i  :, ,'l'he greatest bill for darning on r9c-;..-,.  "dt'd will' be presented ro' 'tlie' Pn'Tii-h*"1* "  Igp'yernraent- for pay,"MH , when���������>.tlie,  ��������� mending" of-, tlie "sta.t'7 " "'��������� ^irV's. just  'tiV'giin.Cis complcted.'.--,  rlu-se vnItinbhv-.'nrtistic  T.  r.-:.;:u  pi'iipertjes. and  the ejost-of .restbrfug theDJ'wnr'uppr'oxi-'   mate; $150,000. '.; 7;.    .... . . . ;.c,r.:7ji' V.'  j.'  .���������^ : .���������  N.ot'J'nnox>v.it.la.;i;" - ...-.������.:-,.]- .:.'���������    O  -..,   FWtberby���������I'm   arriving   at   the  point  where I can't sleep nights; - ��������� ''  -" ������������������ j! '������������������'  ������������������--.''VVijatherby���������.Jns/miiim V :     ,..,'..     .-.���������:. .���������"������������������  Feiitherby-rii^oiiiniiV'rinihins'f"it's "a '    " IV>  bVesiok'jdi.of iicr.oss the 's"tn*ii'andiliis tie-"- ������.i  co.rdiou.--EsctKJuge., . :  .���������;,,      ;,.,...-:  ���������    1, ��������� '  ;   '] ' i   :���������;���������������������������,, - : "      A Snlt,    .   _ /_ _ ->;���������; .. J   ^;; i.'  Bobbs���������Clothes do not mnkp f'hn rnnn.    ������  Dobbs.-r-JS'o.   but. many, a  lawyer has^.     ������.;���������  OKeniraade by a #ood siut.  mans ������  r  ti*  iiUii!liLmii^ti*i.������gi.w^^  ���������JJIK GTOIB^RLAIS.D   IS EMS  ISSUED EVERX WEDNESDAY.  Subscription, ������2 a y ar, in advance.,  c^MtB^������.r;ww^a<xr^agxiBi"p*^*<<������i������r'''. w������������Wi'w������w������t"w'w'f  .,������.,.r^-"-.-i,Wi<lj'^'>it^.'t'jt'rti������jau<Trj'j^> m < i   .'i  ���������i t'>i������ ���������������������*������*..  ������r  -*1  truis'Tv  HWl. 15, Bnp&i-son, Bj&itor.  17  E*>  l������.  I''-  I  lv;  V"  ,   ' car Advertisers who y^ant their ad  jhan?ed,'    should   get , copy in   by  $2 a.m. day before isque.  ���������\   r    '    -        ���������  ��������� 'Subscribers    failing     to   receive    The  Mmwh regularly will confer a favor by  noti-  >jAW *n?  office.  ro������ *r������** Strictly 0. O. D.   n  .Trutifient Ado Cash in Advance.  $VEDiS ESI) A Y. ' a>J. Y    -l-l, ��������� 1 Uu i  i^  p  f  !   '  I**  IS.   (  |u  lr<  /, (.  I)'  I1*  ^U^E^LAJjTD   BE.LLEF  FU-tfD  ���������      ������       ��������� .    r  .���������������olU'K.ed byrAir. Cli..Um.  /O   j(,!Punclud������.ci.;) ���������  ,Ja* Strang. ^ uu  Dom ritiiiy . .,-. . ...  ? ���������������       ,   .   ���������  /,JO Stftl ��������� I ,-���������,, ,"./������,  ^���������pSifeynii*.'.,,..'.  Jjiv SStey.-ribot;,.,.,,:  Job ������to������A\t/.'.'.-  \j uO yu^it)^... ., ,-���������,.  7K Str������:itg,,,.....,  vC StrttUta.,.,. f....  ������ Short'lV"."   "....."-310 00  : MfTaiiif...'-.,,....1 ,;..7.:; 3 00,  #* ���������   ������    r  /"/ /.  2(0  1\0U  5 0U  5 00  ,2 "50'  3 00  2 00  3 00  10 00  4u ������dU/e/ tiulrir m&f-.      ;-  Collected by Geo. Howe.  (\<v>.  Hnwe   $500  I 'an .Mci^'uiHid.     1 00  J,hnA   Hawkins     200  (Jul n   McDonald .,..     1 00  $9 00  Sol idled' by Rev; W. Dodds. '  Gram & Mounce.- '. .. .$100 00-  \V'aller & Partridge 25 00 '  JaaTurnbull.  D Thoni&uii...,  TTh**,.,.,.  6 Tallin......  . ' li 5.0l  ..'  '10,0  ,:' 2,00  .' ,3'QQ  : '-2 uo-  V  .'   2,00-  Jno;J Tiuim^  ...:     6700 ���������  If I nn,................������,.,... >,  Wfti^w^r,./,,.,, - ...:..  ,R 'ji'l.orli.urn...,,.,:..y.-. . :  H Vas������....:,'  ,..,/,.-���������'.,..  S   VilHlJ. . ,, .  C Viyier'....  A'/Vetto^.v*.  2" .00  '2'pU  .;��������� ^,00''  - i7uu  --2.0U  y;oo  2 75  I  *   1 00  ;3 0(7  I  p -'  If'  'Q 9' Webber...,,.,..... .,....... ,   ,5 00  (JJno Whifcfie.d. . .-  . . '��������� 2 c.0  flam Will uma 7 .    2 50  .^jsa Watoun ���������.-. 2 50  A Walker     ,3 00  ,TH Willi ins :, -3 00  .% C White ,     o L0  <\j"8 Walker -   1 (-0  W Whyte     4 0u  7 B Wilkie V. '   1 0,0  :. ^Toa ^y^^ter  t .3 00  "   Nick Walker ,,. .. . 2 60,  W D >Valker. . .. . .... .....,..,.     2.25  i J) Walkei.... , ,,.'....  tO 00  " .Ja^ Walkur ......   ..,,./,      '2 50  '"   C, W.ebhter.' ,...'.    2 00  .. JL_ Wftlp '. ,.,, \ .5 00  Tho* Wei/         50  ,Jacb Willok...  ....,,    3 50  ' W  W7ilson..., .......... .....    2' 75  ���������    Thus A white .............,.    3 00  R..,bt yhite,....,,..,     -2 50  ., vJos walker....................    p U0  J Thompson. .-.  I) \V- liiehards.  T K.Brown :..'  Cli Tarbell,..  \V 0. Dodds.-. .  U J Mere . . . !  w Rickson.  John Tha.-.'. ..���������  Frank Dallas..  11  waller.-.. ..,  'wm R   Riley..  K*0 Fechner. .  \iu\rh Mitcliell  (!R Hartrii:k. .  IL C Mounce*. .  t  i  'D Kilpatiick. '.  5 00  '2 50  500-  '5 00  20 00  :  5 00  d 50  5 00  5 00  5 00-  i t  3 00  ��������� 5,00  '3 00  -10o  2 50  1.0 00  (;C������y5ERNM������NT-      DISTRIBUTIO.N  OF ST.UMPING POW.DEjJ.'  ���������'   ;  Columliia flouring  ':   Mills Company  E^TDERBY,   B.-C.:.  4  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PHO(\'INUl.vL  EEVENUE TAX.  Oomox District,  CJleu.ed by   J. McPhee,  J- McPhee '! . .:  s ' '  J 'tin ,F/aber. . 7. >. .  ^iWJHttv.r-/.'. .-': . . . .  D  Camp'heil...'...  William Lowip. .". .  c!ri-ac Da vies,.- ���������  * ?t%o 'Leii^hton   Freilvick' Cr. ckeit'.  25,00  '2 00  5' 00  ���������l a    -  5 0-0  W OP.!  ,.} 00  'a f'0  J C   Hallulay." r.'.,. , . ...     % 00.  00  .4  ���������Tot^I.. ..........".,.;. ..,$739 50  V   ���������*!  J  Co}ltio:������,d by Mr,  Manbon,.  ' ,Officern  and   crew   of   3,  S.  '.     Thistle.................. $3������ 50  ..Officers and cre>y of J?ilp.t apd  -    Tra ,a|er:....,,,., ....    15 50  ���������:Captain an.d pffi^fs pf S,.  S.  .    Wa.irjiijaoo............. ,22 00  <0.,ptain and oncers of S. S.  l'.������rtha and   cievjr. . .. ...      g 5p  Qaptainj..officers, jjind .'pr.nw  'of S.S.   W^rfield''./.,,-',. " 70, P0  ^Captain, cflip/if.s and ,er<-jv of  Tag Lornje.i.,, ....,. ......    .45 0.Q  JM; M'.^.-:on . . ..... .... . . .....      .5 CO  ,$246 50  w Hud������sii8on  J King...'' , fA 00  ioht.  Pitrcy.  2 00  Chs. Shoutih-on -. , 2 .00  E Thomas.. 7 ,. 1 00  JMasun \.,  1  00  D Anthony. .' '.  2 50  R H Parry ,-,..., 1 00  w (t   Glennon,   free   tapper and  use of pian>7 for uDot."   O r*   i  Collected by Messrs. Hicks   and  Rigge. M  Gideon Hicks & Co. Victoria.$10 00  Clive A Staples  50 00  J B Bennett  . 10 00  Jas Carthew. ,  10 00  R S  Robertson ,  10 00  Thos H Carey    2 50  J Richardson.,  5 00  wm Gleason :. 10 00  T E Bate  2 00  A H Peacey  10 00  Thomas  Irwin  10 GO  Mrs Piket  10 00  w willard  5 00  L w Nunns  5 00  T E Banks  2 50  Thos Edwards  15 00  John L Bowe  10 00  Henry F Pullen    4 00  J w Baily  25 00  Mrs M IS Baily...   5 CO  K Shaw  5 CO  John Baird. . .. .  C McDonald., 7.  John Mcl^iven..  Thonaas Whites..  Jas^ Abrams-'.-',..  Morroclii  Brqs..  wm'Hicks. .....,  S H Biggs. .  HP Cpliis.... ... .......... 10 00  .G-.irney Foundry Cp Toronto 10 00  E Barrett  ,3 00  J.it woodlan  10 GO  M.S. J. M>'tthews  20 00  r t  1.0 00  2 50  2'50  m5 00  5 00  10 CO  5 00  5 00-  "H TOT1CE is hereby given, in  acc.;ri1anct-  I'I.     wiih the   Scatuied,    tlidt  P.oviuci*!  ,i. venue Tax, and   dll   taxea   levied   undet  <..������ AoscboUieiiL, Act, ait;   Uurt'   uuii   >tvii"  tUv  VJctr. 1901.    All the above-named taxes col  le/cible within the .Comox District are   pay-  ;J).e at my ������ffice,at the Cuurt House Cuui-  I erland.'1. Assessed'taxes are collectible  at  iiuj followiiig rates, viz:'��������� ,' (  If paid on orbefoie .iuue,30ch^ 1901;��������� *  '   Thre^-riftha ot ouet per   cent,   ou  real  ���������^roperty.^ ,.        ,_' ,        *  -  -i'jvo aud oue-h'alf- per, cent, ou assessed  value of wild land. , <���������        "������������������','**-.  ' pne-hall'ot one per cent,   on   personal .property. ,   -���������-- < , r, .  Upon-uch excess of,income���������^,    ,(  ������ la������S A.;���������Ou one thousand dollars and not.?  "etceidii g teu.thoUdaud dollars,   one" per  cent    up   lo live" i.iousdud   dollaru, ^aud'  '   two pc-r cent, on tHe remainder: -,  < lass &.���������On ten thuUbaud dollar^-, and not  ' exceeding tweutj','thousand  dollars,   one  and one-half per cent, up to ten thousand  %   dullais", and-two aud one-half per cent.'on '  tin remainder :" -       .   _ '      ._  ,  < I.AS8 C���������On tweuty thousand dollars,-and  I  not exceeding torfy thousand dollars,, tw.o  and oue-half per cent, up to twenty thous- j  and iiullaiB, and tin ee   per  cent.   on. the  remainder: ,.-    i - i , ������ ���������   i  ������'r.Afis.1).���������On all others in excess   of  forty  \ thousand dollars, three per   cent,   up,' to  forty thouyai.d   do  ai>,    find   (.hiee   and  - .oue-half per cent, on ib������ rcnaindrr.'     >  s  .': paid on or alter -i-st July, 19ul:���������  -  , i'1 iur tilth- nt,one pe< cent, onieal prooifty.  i mee per cenc, -ou" tbe   aistsatd    vulQo   of '  w lid  ieVUd.  - >'!irei -quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  proi'ioi ty!   .J'       .-    ,     . -   j       t '.  i Ut������''o much sQf thejucoiue of any prfrsi.n   <.a  t*oOed't! dee thousaudtdollars,    io   .iccurd^  s  ance wuhrttlie' V)\������i������- iug   cJaViricatiou.;*  up.m  such   tac^estt "the   rates    snail    be,,  MrHliifly :���������;       ;;\ r  '  lass A ���������Ou ou������jrth'Hi?and dollwrs; and net  exoecdm^ t������u t|tou.-.au'd dolla'is,   one   aud  out-half per  cont.   np   to  hv.^-   thousand���������  do.l rs, and two aod   one-half per  cent.  on the remainder:  . LA8SI B ���������On ten thousand do lars, and not  exceeding twenty  thousand  dull.trs,   two.  per cent up to ten thousand  dollars,   and  thr������������ per cent, on the rw.naiuder : >  ! LASS C ���������On twenty thousand dollars, a?i<i  iu>t "exceediu.    forty    thousand   doll'ir^,  three per   cent,   up  to   twenty   thousand  dollars, and three aud oue-half  per   cent.'  on the lemamrier :  * lass \) ���������Ou all others in excess of 'forty  thuu.->aud dollars, thr e and one-half per  cent, up to forty, thousand dollars, and  four per cent on/, the   remainder.  LVovincialRtveriue T.x  S3 p>r capita.  -JOHN  BAiRL),.  As-������'s->or aud Collector.  Cumberland, B.C., HihJauuarV, 190J.  '     My 2?  Faitf,\?i".s  .^esjroup  of .being  supplied  \ -ith lj������!;v?;iv^j J.Jowde;r at .cost  price   for  t  eHii'-gj.iipd CWobtain bljink  form's   of  '.tev|ui^t,k>0 Xwifr  the  Secretaries  qf .the  Fanm;i'b ,lns,tituies; - a  lleur/ Hills,. Secretary   Farmers' ^In;  -.(..lute, Aib'. ini.     *' '      !,-','  J. A. Ha i,l id ay, Com px, ^Saad v/ick.  '   H.'Uc< M 'Alellin, Cowichan, Somenos.  Juliii' Su.'^^rt, Nanaimo-Cedar, Staiks  i  r.>s?in^, N-inaimo.       '  J   H.- Sm.u.t,   Motchosin, " Motchobin.  t,.' K. K..i.-, Victoria, Cedar Hill.     '<  E.'VVal.ei., Islands, Ganges   Harbor.  E. A. I'.r.'.vn. Delta,'Ladner.  il. To o, Surrey, Surrey Centre.     t  A. 1 ' P.' Matthew, 'Langley', .-Langely.:*.  Alex' I'hil'p,  Richmond, Vancouver.  A   M. Wrcher'eJ.Mission, Mission City.  G. W. Ch.idsey, Chilliwack, Chilliwack.,  '-    VV'm.^Green, Kent, Agassiz.     , r  -     J.M. Webster, Maple Ridfi[e,\Vebster'sr  '. Ci������ nrrs! ��������� ;  i  ,r       . ^  " ,   Johii B.i!!, Matsqui, 'Abbotsford.   ,  A..H. 'Cnchton,   Oboyoos/Kelowna.^  W V   ^Jtjjrsley, ,,SpallumrJieeiirt   Arm-  ���������    S.'iM    McGuire, Salmon Arm,'Salmon  Ann.    , '  i     J. W. Smith,'Ka'mloops, Kamlo'ops.   }  'H. Pen \ Hodges, Okanagan, Veinon.  /   Depniiiient  of'Agriculture,   Victoua,  B. <C.,'ivl.i\ 8th, 1901.       ; " ������    '  "*'.    ":,      J. R   ANDERSON,-   ' '  ^ ���������       Deputy_Mi^ist,ejL- of Agricjaltnre.  (6,H'.i .uluy ! Saturday,! Saturday;!  i.~ MotMc's b'igsbargain'day. . '  Puftium    Cereal" at  -.S.'  Leiser's  ' coriH-r stoie. <~      ,    i , <  , , .  A*!  FINE  p\  *** A  mum  HUNBARM,   .'.'  ��������� , TIIREI ST1E7  .- ���������'"-WHIATLlTSj 10,0.  -���������'"' STROM BiKM.  ,\ -.������������������-.. . ; ;  R,P.Rithet&Ca.i  t {       1 ���������    f  Agents/.r   Victoria, B.C  In the Supreme Coet.of  7 BriM^ Colulnbia.7':"  In the Goods v,of W-.C/Machinj-De-   '  - ceased'Intestate.    \ ��������� ..  <   r'.<-y'"  NOTICE is hereby ^given tha'trunder..-  an order granted by His'Honor E: Har- -;  rison, dated the'27th day ofT^larch, 1901, 7,  letters   of administration    were.'granted    7  me, as administratrixrof all and singular.   .  ' the'sroods, chatties :and":credits ^bf"'the'  ��������� above named deceased., ^ Parties,, having '\  claims against'the  said deceased are're- /  -quested to send   particulars   of* same"to, ,^  luei duly veiified,',on  or  before the 23rcl ;V /^ |  day of May, 190/, and   all   persons,  inr  ^    ������s ���������  cleMcd io,the said estate are   leqoired'so ^  luithwith. '\  \  V>hf  M  - 'v  -UO^lL AT���������    r7  ���������Tha 'Mm Gffiae,  V vf pa>: such >'������uicl>udriess a������me- ���������"  ^    '���������'',,.      '      MARYiMERCV...  ^.dniinistiatr'x,^,.  ' '   ',' ^S.'iiKhvick,"1 B.C.  'i q���������^v.i-K An'nl '7tK 1^>n    '."-"^d:  NOTICE.  Resekvatiojs of Watbe,  NOTICE ia hereby given that all the un������-  recorded water in every river, stream  ������c lake, situated within a belt lying between:  Uie 49th and the 55th parallels of North  , ititudo, and extending easterly for a dis-  : mce of one hundred ,'100) miles , from -the  -.sa co 1st, is hereby reserved for the purpose  \ making piovisiou for supplying po������.er  for operating pulp mills, or for other Indus'  trial put poses.  The water so reserved  miy   bo  acquired  trom tlio  Crown  under   authority   of   the  ���������Water Clauses Consolidation Act" by any  specially incorporated company, for u&e for  the purposes above   meutioued,    upon  euch  ompany showiug to the satisfaction of - the  Lieutenant Governor in  Council   that it  ia  Quncially and in other respects in  a  position to csrablisjh aud carry on the  operation-  ..f an industrial   enterprise   of   a   beneficial  nature, aud subject to such terms and  conations    as   tho     Lieutenant-Governor   in  Council may direct.  A record of the reservation of water hereby provided for shall be made by each Com-  .tiissioiier ami Gold Commissioner whose  Jistncl is affected thereby, such record and  restrvation to be subject to the, provisions  ���������-f section 130 (3) of the "Water* Clauses  Consolidation Act." ,  VV. C7 WELLS.  Chief CoinmiBsiouer of * Lau4s; and  Work*.,  Lands and Works Department, :���������,,������������������  Victoria, B. C, 23rd April, 1.90J.  " "My??  or COS  1  ��������� or J  1 "A  :������������������: ate^/iiF.price-"  write to   t+'E WHITE- HOUSE.  6? aOVlCRMMKNT'KT.    ���������     -     . '- ^VlCTOKlA, li. (,'.  %]|  HENRY YOUNG.& CO.  are   closing  cut  the  Department'and are selling their   Jackets and  Costumes ttgardless of cost.  $8, $10 and $12 Jackets are going for S2.50 (  KcvscRsaasre  U3MBEBBSU  l"!  el  4  y&!?l  m  4  6  Foot, vsc. per )Trrci  -    <k l 8c1.    " ,  a  c i  IOC  i qc.  a  a  4������   <  ii  .4 i  Fencing Wire from 5c. to 5 3-4/:. p?r lb.  Bailing " 5 3;4C  3 8 Coil Chain 7 Xc-  ^ Navvy'Wheelbarrows,   $2.50 each.  a  '4  M  1  *S  i  >���������  i/i  el  A  \  . 70 AORES.of timothy and clover  pasture, the best in B. C, pleuty of  line water j cows fl;   horses $2 per  head per month.   Bring your stock'  AddressyS. H, ForiV Sand wick,  FOR SALE���������1 good work horse,  G years old.��������� A Uncart, Courtney  BEFORE    BUYING    YOUR  GET   OUR    PRICES.  As we carry the largest stock in B. C, and your cheapest   freight   is  from Victoria.    Repairs by first class workmen..  JOHN BARNSIxEY & CO.  (  %  ,'tl  r.T  H  HI  1J5 GOVERNMENT yT;  VICTORIA,    B.ff

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