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 emi<  Edition*  youB  JOB PRINTING /������  Give us a Trial,   we  do Good Work at  REASONABLE  PRICES.  SIXTH YEAR,  CUMBERLAND   B C      .TUESDAY NOV.  ist, 1898  Try a Bottle  of  I  s  [Syrup DouglasPine  For Gotigfys ai^d Golds.  [c  W3   Ha/a  The  [fjs^ Fi.iest  fToilef Soaps  and  Perfumes.  Combs and  Brushes,  Sponges'and  ,   Chamois,  Everything In  the Line  of  Druggists'  Sundries.  ONLY PURE DRUGS FOR DISPENSING.  1    PEACEY   &   CO.  Gideon Hicks & Co.  P.O. Box 233  Victoria, B. C,  Cumberland representative Rev.;Wm. Hicks.  v^'  lAgents for the famous Mason & Riseh pianos^  Tuning,, repairing, polishing  Mail   orders  will   receive    prompt    attention.  [I AH kinds of music  and  musical  instruments.  LATEST BY IIM  JJRITJSH PROTECTORATE.  Parjs, Oct. 29���������ft is reported here this  eveniqg the British   Cabinet   U to-day's  session decided to proclaim, the Protector  rate of Great Britain over Egypt.  OFFICER BELYEA DEPOSED"  Nanaimo. Oct. 29���������Special. Constable  John Belvea of Nanoose has received  notice that his services will not be requir.  ed on the provincial police force after  November ist, .,  VANCOUVER BUDGET.  Vancouver, Oct, 29���������Capt. t Smythe  and officers of the warship Egerta were  banqwetted here last night.  , The Hastings Mill Co., are opening up  timber lines about five miles" long near  Campbell river about. 135 miles up the  coast, ' A.,,_  * Promotors of the   marine railway for  Vancouver gave assurance to-day that it  will be built.'  J.:,  yi  C. HJARBELL  ������2TDealer in  Stoves and Tinware  Plumbing and general  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY   DONE  *&* Agent for the  Celebrated Gurney  ������ouyenir Stoves and   Ranges������������������  Manufacturer of the  j ��������� '.N ew Air-tight heaters  })  [)  IN THE MATTER OF THE TRAMWAY  INCORPORATION  ACT AND  <    " AMENDING ACT.  NOTICE} ia hereby given that we, the  undersigned, desiro to form a Company under tbe name of "Tbe Hardy Bay Tramway Company, Limited," for the purpose of  building, equipping, maintaining and operating a dingle or double track tramway,  beginning at a point on Hardy Bay, in Rq������  ���������pert District, Vancouver's Island, in the  province of British Columbia, thence in a  ���������outhwesterly direction by the most practical and feasible route to the most convenient  point on Coal Harbor, Quataiuo Sound, in  {the said Rupert District, and with power to  "build, equip, construct, operate and maintain branch lines in connection therewith;  pnd also fpr the purpose of building, constructing, equipping, maintaining and operating a telephone or telegraph line or lines in  ^connection with the said Tramway and  branch lines. ,  Dated at the City of   Victoria,   this |.7tb  ���������day of October, 1898.  Wm. JENSEN,  pil0-22d L. GOODACRE.  HOW IT WILL BE DONE.  At 3 o'clock yesterday  afternoon,   Mr.  Wm. Mitchell, the newly appointed government agent, occompanied by a Mend,   presented hinuelf at the offibe of   the   government agent at   the   Court   Souse,   stating  that as he had received instructions to take  possession in the. morning he   thought   he  would cadi that afternoon.     Mr.  Anderson  replied that before he gave up  the   books  they would have   to   be   audited   and   the  money counted; and for   that   purpose   an  oiticer would be up on Wednesday, and fin.  I iah that day or Thursday morning,   likely  When that was dope he should turn   everything over to the auditor who would deliver  the books to Mr. Mitchell.  FOR A  neat   fitting suit  of clothes..  Go to Carey's, the tailor.  Next door west of the Drug  ^- PklCES REASONABLE  IfyoUWaijt  your watch repaired properly   bring it  to  STOD-  DART, Watchmaker,  Jeweler and Optician.  Opposite Waverly Hotel,  Dunsmuir Avenue.  GORDON   MURDOCK'S , ,  iimniw ,_j ivrrrr  Single and Double Rigs to let  ���������at���������  SeasonafokPiices  Near  Blacksmith Shop, 3rd $t���������  CUI^BERLA^P,    B, C>  The balloon shipped here to be used in  search of Andree, having been abandon*  ed by the French scientists ��������� who have  gone to digging gold, the balloon has  been purchased by German scientists  who'have invited city reporters to accompany them in the balloon across tbe gulf  of Georgia.  . MAGISTRATE   SUSPENDED.   .  Victoria,   Oct.   29���������Police magistrate  McRae of this city - was ^yesterday sus-'  pended   by   order   of Attorney:General  VMartin.   The allegedt^ause of suspen-  '.     .   '      "'.'���������".    "  .7v '"75 i'' ^.'7./.'  ���������1 on.is in connection  with the case of a  sailor named Liddy, who was sentenced  to 14 days imprisonment by McRae for  disobeying the lawful commands of the  captain. Liddy claimed he was not  given a fair trial ahd complained to the  Attorney-General, who enquired into the  case; stated he did not want to see any  favor shown to captains of vessels as between them and their crews when their  cases came before the courts and he be- ..  lieved. in such cases being tried as be,  tweeq man and man.  DREYFUS TO BE RELEASED.  Paris, Oct. 29���������The Court pf Cassation  has decided to grant a revision of the  Dreyfus case and will shortly institute a  supplementary inquiry, The court, however, has decided to order the release of  Dreyfus.  SECRET DOCUMENTS BURNEp  Paris, Oct. 29^-Court of Cassation, according to newspapers, will accept the  conclusions of M. Bard, the reporter in  the Dreyfus case and order ;i supplementary investigation, M. Grotte today asserts that the secret documents  in the Drefus case were Durned some  days ago.  PALL MALL ON FASHODA QUES  TION.  London, "9���������The Pall Mall Gazette in  summarizing the Fashqda question says:  1. Marched must be withdrawn unconditionally and no undertaking or promise will be given to discuss the question  raised by France in regard to access to  the Nile and such like, 2. When Mar-  chand has withdrawn it will be determine  ed whether the question raised admits of  discussion and under what condition the  discussion will be proceeded with,  2. Every passible facility will be afforded  to assist Mavchund's withdrawal. 4. If  Marchand is. not withdrawn there wi'.l bje  no interference with his remaining at  Fashoda   n,ojf   a   date    fixed    for    his  withdrawal^  Therefore it is left to France to adopt  any active measure to precipitate conflict.  The Pall Mall  Gazette says it has. good  reasons to, believe while Russia has. coun*  felled Fiance to ride over the difficulty  and avoid war, she Ms promised to throw  her weight in tho scale at no distant date  for the purpose of bringing the whole  Egyptian question and the British occupation of it to the front for settlement.  WAR CLOUDS COVER  THE HEAVENS  Lotdon,Oct. 31, ��������� Unexpectedly  gloomy feeling on stock exchange  at Paris this morning, Naval preparations aire being pushed;. Brit-,  ish emergency squadron Is making  ready with all possible speed; Sey-,  en battleships and one cruieer have  been ordered to jomCit: r^veral^  battleships and cruisers at Ports-*  mouths are taking their full crews  on board: ��������� It is reported the commanding offioers of London vdlun-  teer regiments have received orders  for immediate mobilization. A  Russian spy was arrested at Portsmouth to-day.  VIA VICTORIA  Victoria, Oct. 31.���������H, M. S. Am-  phion left yesterday for Tahite; the  Impereiuse will follow to-morrow;  the Leander as soon as she is out of  the dry dock. The Amphion took  the torpedo boats with her. The  presence of a big French warship  apaong the islands of the south sea  is the cause.  A dispatch from Winnipeg says  a train loaded with British sailors  on their way to tbe coast jumped a-  ver a 15 foot embankment wrecking the baggage car, killing two  sailors and injuring one.  Ice is making on the Yukon. At  least a dozen 7 river steamers are  stuck on sand bars and probably  lost. The Dawson City is a total  loss.  CITY COUNCIL.  Tb,e Council met Friday evening, Oct.  3.8th.    All present except Aid. Kilpatricfc  COMMUNICATIONS  Letter from Registra-General re incorporation account received and amount  ordered paid.  Letter read from Provincial Health Officer respecting sanitary arrangements.  The clerk was instructed to notify him  the Council have contracted for the construction of a sewer in alley and other requirements will be attended to as soon  as practicable.  RETURNING OFFICER'S REPORT  The Returning Officer reported he had.  received only one nomination for alder  man, who he discovered was not  techni-.  cally qualified  under the law.    Report  received and ordered fyled.  ACCOUNTS PRESENTED.  J. R. McLeod for teaming $13.00; rent  Gordon Murdock, teaming $14.50; freight ,.  on hose $8.40; John Nash lumber  for  culvert, $30.00; ;Wm. Iflathersop, for re*  moving stumps off his, premises $5.00, ,'  AU of above referred to Finance Com* .  mittee, except claim of Wm. , Matherson.  STREET  COMMITTEE'S REPORT   >*  James Carthew, the chairman, present-7    .  ed a report in writing to the effect that '7  {he streets of the city were in a fairly "  good condition,   that   First street had   7  been opened up tb-Mary port avenue, and-  when extended by the Company to Win-,  dermere avenue, as agreed, wculdbeof i  general benefit to   the public; Penrith,",  ~avenu.e,hadjalso..been opened up and.a v  culvert put in and well,graded up; a con--,  tract for a sewer north of Dunsmuir ave^'-  nue had been let, which when complete4  was calculated to be of much benefit to,  people living on Dunsmuir and  Penrith,'  avenues.  SCAVENGER   BY-LAW.   ,  This   by-law   was   reconsidered   and/  finally passed, and signed and sealed,,  and ordered published.  MISCELLANEOUS.  The Beard of Works were directed to*  repair Dunsmuir avenue from Third ta  Fifth streets.  A lamp post was directed to be put oft  Mary port avenue and Second street.  Adjourned.  DIEDt  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Abram  Haywood   of*  this place have met with a sad bereave-   ' "  ment   in  the    death   of  their   daugh-.  ter, Miss Edith aged  16 years, who ex-v  pired Sunday afternoon  about 3 o'clock.  The funeral took  place from  their residence at 1 p, m, to-day to , the  Presby-  terian   cemetery,  Sandwick. , The, sympathy of the entire community is  wit.b*  the sorrowing parents.  x. Vx  7*A$1  "ff-'X  ������.v..i  ��������� ,\ -ff\>~ I  -' " >x:\  j- r ���������  ;-yi  NOTICE  OF AN AP?4.ICATION FO?   TRANSFER   OF"  A LICENCE TO SELL HQUOR  Notice is hereby given that an applica-.  tion in writing has been   duly deposited  with G.F.Drabble and H.P-. CoHis, Esqrs^  tws of her M ajesty's J;usi ices oi the Pt ice  for the transfer of licence to Robert  Gra  ham foy the sale of liquor by retail at the^  premises known as ���������* Courtenay House"'  situate at Courtenay in  the   District   of  Comox, and being on Lot 19 of   Lewis's^  subdivision of Section 14. in the s=iid DIs-.  trict, unto Archibald  H.   McCallum,   of  Courtenay.   Aifcd that' the  said,  application for the-said tsanoier of sucb   liceh.se>  wilt be mad* at the next   sitting   of   the������  Licensing Court in and for the said   District, to be holden on   the   *<;vth>  day   of?  December 1898.  Dated the 31st day of October 1898;.  ROBERT GRAHAM.  AGNES E. GRAHAM.  FOR SALE.���������A   thoroughbred   Hoi-  stein bull.   Enquire   of  Byron'Craw-  for  September $8,001, C. a R)cder ^c; B FORD, Comox.  '*i-t'j I >+*  ���������'.V'..^'-'7  ���������rl'7;;77'  W  UJJlfL  1  TME ilTEETTW  BY   THE   AUTHOR   OF  aa,:  'A WOiMS ���������������!!������������,"   THE  '     ETtL ETC,  She drew a low scao to tnc siae oi r,ne  old lady, and, looking hor full in the  face, spoke in n voice low, intense, full  of purpose.  "Auntie, it is timo you told me more  ubout my mother. You have evaded, my  step-father has forbitlaon, my questioning, but if I am ever to know aught- of  my dead mother's history, I intend ' to  hear it from your lips to-day."  Surprise for a time held the old woman  speechless; a look of sorrow and affection  drove the querulousness out of her face  and voice.  "What ails you, child?" she said,  wouderingly. "Do you want to make  .Mr. Arthur hate me more, and keep you  from me entirely? Don't you know,  dearie, how lie swore that the clay I told  you these things, he would forbid you to  visit me; and At you disobeyed, take  you away where I could not even hear* of  ' yon?',' . ��������� :  Tears were in Hagar's eyes,, and she  held out her wrinkled hands imploring-  ��������� ly. "Don't tease your old nurse, dearie;  don't. I can't tell you these things novf,  , and they could not make you any happier, child. Wait a little; the time will  come���������"  "So will old age,   auntie;   and   death';  and all   the knowledge   wo   want, I suppose, whan it is too late to make it profit-  ���������   able.    Well, auntie, I will tell you some-  , thing in exchange for my mother's story,  .and to make it easier for you to relate it.  But first, will you   answer   a   few questions?���������wait,  <   know   what   you   would  say," as the old woman made a deprecating   movement,    and   essayed to   speak.  . "Hear me, now."  Hagar looked at the   girl   earnestly for  a moment, and then said, quietly:  "Goon, then, dearie."  "First,"     pursued     Madeline;     "my  father dislikes me very much ; is this the  truth?"-   Hacar nodded assent.  "He dislikes you because you were always good to me. " Here she paused, and  Hagar again nodded.  "Because you were attached to my  ���������mother?" Again she paused, and again  the old woman bowed assent.  ' "Arid because"���������the girl fixed tho eyes  \ of the old nurse with her own���������"because  you were too familiar with my mother's  past, and his, and knew too well the  secrefc'of his hatred of mo!",  Hagar sat silent and motionless, but  Madeline, who had read her answer in  the troubled face, continued "Very  good. I knew all this before, and I'll  tell you what else I ^know. I know why  Mr. John Arthur hates me."  Hagar opened her month and shut it  again quickly.  "He hates me," pursued Madeline, "because my mother left him her fortune so  tied'iup that he can only use it; never  dispose of it. And at his death it reverts to me."  Hagar still looked her amazement, and  Madeline condensed the remainder of her  force into one telling shot.  If  I  would be kind   enough to die   he  would consider it a great favor.    But  as  I evidently intend-to livelong, he desires  of course,    to see me   happy.    Therefore,  he has bargained me in marriage to Amos  .Adams for tho   splendid consideration of  --a few thousand dollars, and the   promise  -of a few thousand more if I  die young?"  Still the   bewildered look   rested   upon  -the old woman's face and  still she gazed  .at   the young girl before   her.    Suddenly  :sho   leaned   forward and taking the   fair  Thead   between   two     trembling    hands,  gazed long at her.    As if satisliedat last  with her scrutiny, she drew a deep, sighing breath, and leaned back in her chair.  "It's true," groaned Hagar;   "it's   too  true!   Sho has found it  out, and my little girl has gone away, has gone away;���������  my Baby Madeline is  become a   woman,  There was nover a coward in all the race,  and a Payne never forgave !   It has come  ������t   last,"   sho wailed,    "and now,   wliat  will sho do?"  Madeline lost not a look   nor tone   and  when   the old woman  ceased her rocking  and moaning, sho suggested, with a half  : smile:       .    .       . '  ''Hadn't I better marry old Adam,  auntie, worry them both into untimely  graves, and be a rich young widow?"  . Hagar ..gazed at lier in silonce. And  Madeline, taking her hand in her own,  said: "Shall I tell you how I discovered  all this, auntie, dear?"  "Yes, child go on." And she bent  upon the girl a look of attention.  Madeline drew close to her side, and  briefly related-what had transpired while  she sat in her favorite tree, not stating,  by tho by, how it occurred that she was  in tho grovo at that very opportune time.  Hagar's indignation was unbounded,  but sho continued to gaze at Madeline in  a strange, half fearful, half wondering,  wholly expectant way, that the girl  could not .interpret.  And now, Aunt Hagar," pursued  Madeline, seriously, "I want to understand this matter more fully, and I wlii  not say a word-of'my plans until you  have, told me what I came to hear. I  shall not como to you again for fiis-information ;. it is surely my rigl.t, and  time now is precious."  Madeline half rose, seeing that her  nurscv still rocked dismally and looked  Irresolute. "1 can bide my time, .and  fight my battles alono, if need be," she  continued, coldly. "I won't trouble you  again, nurse," turning as if to go.  "Stop, child!" cried Hagar "let an  old woman think. I'll tell you all I can;  all 1 know. Don't turn away from your  old nurso, dearie; her only thought is for  your good. Yes; you mu;t not be left  in Ase' dark now���������sis down, child; sit  dow n."  .nxaaeiine resumed her seat, and old  Hagar, after another season of moaning  aud rocking, proceeded ro relate, with  many wanderings from the point, and  many interpolations and opinions of hor  own, tho brief, sad story of Mrs. Arthur's  ���������married life and early death. Bereft  of Hagar's ornamental extras, it was as  follows:  Madeline   Harcourt, an orphan and the  adopted daughter of   a Avealthy   bachelor  uncle,,  had incurred his   displeasure   by  loving   and   marrying     Lionel     Payne,  handsome, brave to a fault with no other  wealth than his keen  intellect his unsullied   honor and his loving   manly  heart.  Lionel  ..Payne   had entered   upon   the  study 'of   law, but circumstances   throw  in   his. way certain mysteries   that   had  long been puzzling tho heads of the   foremost   detectives,1 and   the   young'    law  student discovered in himself not   only a  riiarked taste toy' the study of   mysteries,  but a talent  that was  remarkable.      So  he,' gave   up his law studies to uccoice  a  detective.,  -He   rose   rapidly   in his   new  profession, giving all   the strength of his  splendid.ability to the study   of intricate  and   difficult   cases, and became   known  among   detectives,   and  droaded  among  criminals, as "Payne, the Expert."  He had lived two happy years with Ins  young wife, ��������� and jbeen . six months tho  proud father of baby Madeline, when he  fell a victim to his dangerous pursuit}  shot dead by a bullet from the hand of a  fleeing assassin.  John Arthur had been a fellow law  stu'danf with Lionel Payne, and he had  followed-' 'the career of the young expert  with curious interest, being, as much as  was possible to his selfish nature, a friend  and admirer of the rising youngdeteo-  tive. And Lionel Payne, open and manly himself, and seeing no trace of tha  serpent in the seeming disinterestedness  of Arthur, introduced him proudly into  his happy home. Arthur was struck by  the beauty of the young wife, and became a frequent and welcome visitor.  Ono   day   thore came to the office   where  John Arthur earned his broad reluctantly, ' as a salaried clerk, tho uncle of  Madeline Payne. He had come .to make  a will, in which he left all his possessions to his beloved niece. Madelino,-anu  her heirs forever after. This.was several  months before . the suddon deatli oi  Lionel Payne.    .  " Ten months after she became a widow,  Madeline's uncle died. Left alone with  her little child, and with no resources  but her own efforts, Madeline's mother  struggled on, ever the object of the kind  watchfulness and unobtrusive care of  John Arthur, who professed to adoro the  child for the sake of the father, aud  through the baby Madeline,' gradually  won his way in the; mother's esteem. Mrs.  Payne was deeply grateful, and. her  mother's heart was touched by the devotion of Arthur vto her little child. So it  came about that, after a time, she gave  him her hand," and all of her heart that  was not buried with Lionel, A little  later she learned that her uncle was  dead, and she became mistress of a handsome fortune.  Soon   came   the   knowledge   that   her  husband's   heart   was not all gold,    and  the " suspicion, as   we'll, that her   uncle's  will   and :its purport had long   been   nc  secret to him.    But partly from force   of  habit and partly because he   was"hot yot  quite   hardened John Arthur kept up Mf  farce   of   affection   for   the   child.    And  while his wife awoke   to  a knowledge of  many   of  his shorr-comings, she   always  believed   in   his lovo for her   little   ono.  The two elements that   were   strongest  in   the   nature   of   John    Arthur   were  selfishness   and   pride.    From his'youth  up   his   idols   had   been gold   and   self.  Born into tho world minus that  "golden  spoon" for   which   ho   sighed   in youth,  and schemed in lator years,    he   had ever  felt   rowards   said   world   a   half-iledgeU  enmity.    As   he reached the  age of manhood,    his   young    sister    was   formally  adopted by the only surviving relatives ol  the two; and becoming   in ,clue course ot  time 'and naturo.solo' possessor of   a .very  nice, little  fortune, afterwards   held.-her  head very   high.    Later,   in. consequence  of   some    little     indiscretions      of    her  brother at the time   when he was'scs-frot!  iu.   the world���������rho  result of   the   popular  superstition held by Mm that "the world  owed   him   a'living"���������she  held    herself  aloof from and ignored   him completely.  By degrees,   Mrs. Arthur's eyes became  opened to tlie true   character of   the man  she had married.   ��������� Moments   she had   oi  doubling   and   then   of fearing that   she  wronged' him   too deeply, for her nature  was' a jus! one.    It   was in ono 'of   those  lat'tor moods that she   made  her will,  before   sho   had   become   aware   tiiat   oven  las   love   for hor   little   girl   was only   a  well   acted   lie;    believing   her secure of  love and care   during   his   life, she made  sure   that,   as   his    death,    hor    darling  should  bo   supplied with all that   monoy  could give.    Sho   had   long    beeu in .the  fatal   toils   of that droad destroyei1, heart  disease,-   and   suddenly,   beforo. she   had  found opprotunity for securing  her little  daughter further, as'she liad since begun  to realize it   was   needful   to do, she was  seizad with   a paroxysm that snapped the  frail cord of life.  A short timo. before hor death, sho had  given into the keeping of old Hagar, a  package, to be delivered to little Madeline  when she should become a woman, and  with the express wish that, should John  Arthur prove a kind guardian meanwhile,  she would burn the journal it contained,  unread.  ���������vi?fk*F  To������rit,Him Down Smartly.  The colonel of one of onr volunteer  regiments, who "was noted for his bombastic behavior, was complaining at an'  evening party that, from the ignorance  and inattention of tbe officers of his  regiment be was obliged to do the whole  duty of the regiment himself.  Said he, "I'm my own major, my  own "captain, my .own* lieutenant, my  own sergeant major, and"���������  "Your own trumpeter," smartly observed a lady present regardless of the  gallant colonel's feelings. ��������� Weekly Telegraph.        ���������^^^���������������������������-^��������� (  Both Shampooablo. '  TOYS OF THE POOR.  'Shampoo, please."  "Yessir���������head   or  lip?"���������Now- York  Journal.  Incurable.  "Especially you must give up smoking." ' r  "But I nover have smoked,, doctor."  "Indeed? Then you must stop drinking."  "But I don't drink."  "Ah! Then discontinue ��������� bicycle rid-  mg." .  " Yes, but I don't ride at all."  "Well, sir, if there's nothing for yon  to give up I can't see that I can help  you any."���������Heitere Welt.  <       Easy For Him.  "He is lost!" they cried, as tho can:  non ball whizzed toward him. But, no;  they were wrong.  In another minute he was bowing and  smiling, holding his bat in one hand  and tbe baU in the other.  "It is nothing," he said. "Nothing  at all for the famora short stop of the  Podunk baseball team."  Then they recognized him and cheered themselves hoarse.���������Chicago Post.  An   Easy and   Cheap Way by Which Yon  ���������., May Be Amused.  I am going to show you an innocent  pleasure. There aro so few amusements  that, are not criminal or sinful!  TVheri you leave'the house in tho morning with the.fixed intention of loafing in  tho streets, fill your pockets,with cheap  toys���������a jumping jack, a monkey on a stick. '  the athletic skeleton, a blacksmith hammering, a cat beating a drum, a horse  whose tail is a whistle���������and give them to  the .children playing in the gutter or  watching a procession or a hand organ or  tending a baby. Their eyes will start out  of their heads/ At first they will not dare  to take them; they will be suspicious;  then"their hands will grab the gift, and  they will run away like unto cats who  wish to cat afar off the piece you gave  them, for they havo' learned tu bewaiv c.  men. ; -  Behind the grated gate of a largo gar-  don at the end of which appeared, the  whiteness, of a country house splendid in  tho sun, a handsoino child was standing,  dressed with coquettish simplicity.  ' Luxury, freedom from care, the habitual'-slight of wealth, give such beauty to  those children that you would believe them  to be made of other dough than thatfwh ich  forms the children of, moderate circumstances or poverty.  By his, side on the grass was a costly  plaything as spick and span as its owner,  varnished, gilded, clothed in a purplo robe,  covered with plumes and glass beads. But  the child paid- no, attention to his favorite  plaything. This is what he was looking at:  On the other side of" tho gate in the road  among thistles and nettles there was an-  , other child, dirty, pitiful, face smooched  with soot, a pariah, brat. An impartial  eye would discover his , beauty if, as the  eye of, a connoisseur divines- an .ideal'picture under a coating of coach varnish, he  should clean it of tho disgusting oxidation  of extreme poverty. -  "  ' Though the symbolical barrier separating two worlds, the open' road and tho  country house, the poor child showed to  the rich child his own plaything, which  the latter examined greedily as a rare and  unknown thing. Now, this toy, which tho  dirty urchin teased, shook about and poked  at in a wired box, was a live rat. ' The  parents, through economy ' no doubt, had  taken this plaything from life itself.  And the two children laughed in brotherly fashion, and ������hcir teeth were of an  equal .whiteness ������ '  LUCK' SOLD  BY-THE  OUNCE.'  FUN  WITH   "DUTCH.TEARS.  On a Good Foundation.   .  The- salesman in tho shoe store sat  down and fanned himself.  , "I had to let that customer go," he  said. "We haven\t a shoe in the house  big enough for her by at least three  sizes."     .    ��������� ,  - "I see now," observed Rivers, who  was trying on a No. 8, D width, "how  it may be possible for some persons.to  'walk about in tfceir stocking feet.' "���������  Chicago Tribune.  Criminal.  "Seems to me I've seen your face before," said the judge, peering through  his spectacles.  "Yes, your honor, you have," replied  the prisoner. "I am tbe professor who  gives the yoiing lady next door to you  lessons on the piano."  "Seveu years!" came from the judge  quickly.���������Tit-Bits.  Horrors of War.  "The character of most of the war  poetry that has appeared in print thus  far," remarked the professor, flicking  the ashes from the end of his cigar,  "leads to the apprehension that this  country is likely to be worse bum bard-  ed than Spain."���������Chicago Tribune.  In Spain the theaters do not issue programmes.  THE  ACE   LOST.  XiS:tSP'  (To be continued.)  Then Thad Stevens Showed How He Valued Martin's Reputation at Faro.    *  There was nothing of "the stocks and  blackboards of convention" in Thad Stevens. He was a man soul fed on strong  meat. He believed that the king must, be  amused���������and he ' was . the " king, writes  James M. Scovol in Lippincott's. His fa-,  vprite amusement was after, supper at his  own modest mansion to the east of the  capital to spend the evening at Hall &  Pemberton's faro bank on Pennsylvania,  avenue, Washington. Here was common  ground, where the warring, jarring, factions north and south could meet and over  canvasback ami Veuve Clicquot champagne woo unmolested the goddess of fortune. There were no clubs in the Washington ��������� of 1S5G-C0 except the gaming  houses. Stevens was never a heavy player,  although I have seen him win $1,400 on a  $20 goldpiece as his only stake.  On one occasion he had been playing in  what he called hard'luck.. 'Mi'.'Martin  from Columbus, O., the reading clerk of  the house, always at his elbow and ready  for a "sleeper" or a stake, repeatedly urged  Stevens "to put stack on the ace," which  had lost three times. "I will stake my  reputation," said Martin, "that the ace  wins."  With a doubting glance at Martin Stevens shoved a stack of blue chips, worth  $50, over to the ace, playing it to win, on  Martin's judgment. The ace lost. Without the semblance of a smile the old statesman said, "Martin, you owe me a quarter." This was the value he put on Martin's "reputation."  No man ever pursued an adversary in  debate, more remorselessly than Stevens  did, but there was no malice in him, and  he was a favorite on both sides of the house.  "Sunset" Cox was his devoted friend,  and in a playful mood during an all night  session, while the member from Pennsylvania dozed in his seat, moved tho speaker that '' the sergeant-at-arms supply Mr.  Stevens with ivory chips enough to last  till ix.rjw\v"-" ���������  ��������� Iiittle   Experiment   of  Interest   Which  Almost Any One Can Perform.  "It is a great wonder to mc," said an  old chemist in' his laboratory the.other  day, "why mora boys do not take up chemical experiments as an amusement. Why,  I can do things with the common materials of everyday life which really seem to  be more magical, to the uninitiated than  any-of tho wonder's performed by magicians on tho public stage. , ,    '  "Now, there arc those curious little bubbles of glass known variously as .'Prince  Rupert's drops' and as 'Dutch tears.' Apparently they aro merely little globules of  glass with elongated tails, made lay heating a small glass rod in a Maine and allowing the molten drops to fall into water.  After they have cooled you may pound the  thick part with a hammer or mallet, yet  you cannot break them. On tho other  hand, if you break a littlo piece off their  tails or touch any part of them with a  quartz crystal, they will disappear into the  surrounding atmosphere quicker than  snow will melt on a hot fire. To the person who does not know the reason tho  performance is most astonishing.  "And yet it is all very simple. It is duo  to what is known as surface cohesion.  Glass when heated to a molten state has  naturally reached a very high temperature,  and when the drops of melted glass are allowed to fall into the cold water tho sudden change produces stress all over tho  surface of the drop which is really terrific.  This stress, however, must be considered  as a whole. It is very strong when taken  all together, but it is exactly as though a  piece'7of ���������'very thin rubber was stretched  over the surface of the glass: If you punctured the rubber, its haste to resume its  normal condition would pull it off Tthe  glass. .-.  "So when you break off the tail of the  drOp or cut through tho film of very hard  glass with a crystal its endeavor suddenly  to resume its normal condition results in  its own destruction, and it breaks up into  particles which are really finer than the  finest sand. It seems like a'wonderful performance, but it is no more wonderful  than many another which any^youngster  could perform if he would study ovoh. the  simplest forms of chemicial action  Chicago Drug  Stores  In   the Slams Do a  Thriving Business In It.  ���������Down in the "levee" district' the drug  stores sell luck ��������� in the same manner and  quantities they do quinine and pills, and  it is just as distinctive a commodity'with  them. Traffic in this is confined entirely'  to the negroes, whose superstition, is as  well marked as the color of the sable race.  ','Gimmo two bits' w.uf Sally White's  luck," asked a Poncganibian of a drug  clerk on South Ol^-k street the other day.  ��������� The clerk proceeded to pour shellac, saltpeter, sulphur and other ingredients on to  tlie pan of the scales until tho five ounce  weight swtr <j at a balance. The purchaser  pocketed i^e small mixture of powders  an " Jr'partcd.  ��������� Tho druggist explained:    v ��������� '  "Wc  sell   luck   all  tho  tiinc,, and -that  ���������.Ana who' just left is one of our best customers." You notice ho called.for the Sally  White brand. .That seems to bo tho most'  popular kind of luck. It is called Rally  White after a character in the levee by ihat.  name. She is well known and is proverbially lucky. It was she who hit upon tho  prescription that bears her name. At first  she bought the" ingredients , and did her  OT/n mixing. In an unguarded moment,  sho revealed the secret to a friend one day,  however, and chc latter came to us. and we  ' made up the prescription. It brought the  desired luck to tho woman. Others found  it out, and the Sally White -brand became  a permanency.  "There'is also tho Sally White mixed -  luck, which follows 'the other a close second in. popularity. It is a combination,  asafcetida, camphor, Spanish fly, sulphur,  saltpeter aud other powrders. This sells for"  tho same as tho straight Sally White.  Then thero is a common luck that is mado  of tho same powders in various combinations. This is considered by some as efficacious as the Sally White. It'is a bit  cheaper.. Another 'sort of luck is madeby  tho combination of oils, such as verbena,  pennyroyal, tansy, cedar, cloves and white  rum. This has no particular name. It is  simply luck., Tho negroes alwaysfspocify  what kind is desired.  "In order to possess  themselves of the  luck sought  the  powder compounds  aro  Jjurncd somewhat liko incense, in a closo   ;  room, tho fumes being inhaled by the luck  seeker. Tho oil compounds aro mixed with  the water in which tho luck coaxer washes  him or herself; also in tho water which is  used  to  scrtib - floors. \ Sometimes   it   is  sprinkled on the floor Qt the allurer's hab- ���������  itation. All of this is done with tho great- '  est caro' and secrecy, sometimes once a  week and sometimes at longer or shorter  periods, as luck needs replenishing." '  Women seem to bo better customers for'  the luck -commodity than tho men, for  they consume more.. Strange to relate,  neither buy tho article on' Fridays or. on  the 13th of the month. Luck 'may bo  bought for flvo cents-an ounce. Not infrequently $1 worth is purchased at one  time. From this ' superstition the drug  stores in tho levee district, reap a harvest  every "year. \  Pepper In Olden Times.  Dr. Adolph Miller of Philadelphia,  president of tho Pennsylvania Mycological  club, in a dissertation on the pepper plant,  says that during tho middle ages in Europe pepper was the most esteemed and  important of all the spices. Genoa, Venice  and other commercial cities of central Europe were indebted to their traffic in pepper for a large part of their wealth. Its  importance as a means of promoting commercial activity and civilization - during  the middle ages can hardly be overrated.  Tribute was levied in pepper, and donations were made in this spice, which was  frequently also used as a medium of exchange in place of money. When the imperial city of Rome was besieged by Alaric,  the king of the Goths, in 408 A. D., the  ransom demanded included 5,000 pounds  of gold, 30,00.0 pounds of silver and 3,000  pounds of pepper, illustrating the importance of this spico at that time.  HoodeU  Snakes.    - ���������   Dr. Stradling throws somo interesting  light on tho hooded snake: "The hoods of  snakes were unquestionably intended by  nature to act as weapons of intimidation,  for when suddenly opened, as they are  during the excitement of a contest, theso  ' givo their owners an apparent and formidable enlargement. But tho hoods which  havo been so useful at some period in  snako history havo now become so en1  larged as to tend toward tho extinction of  their owners, just* as tho overdevelopment  in tho tusks of prehistoric animals led  straight to their destruction.  "During a fight the hooded snake in the  act of striking his foe suffers from tbo out-.,  stretched and weighty hood���������he overbalances himself and topples forward. Hi.s  assailant, tho mongoose and some birds  specially, seizes him when prostrate, and  ripping up tho back of tho neck speedily  dispatches him."  He tells an amusing story of a cobra  putting hjs head into-a biscuit tin in  search of a, mouse regaling itself on macaroons. The rough sides of tho tin irritated  the cobra so that he '-in voluntarily'-dilated  his hood and was consequently unable to  remove his head from his tin prison.  Found next morning in this awkward  predicament, he was safely and "quickly  dispatched.���������Ludgate. ,  The Longevity of Canned Food.  It is only fair to state that tinned meat  still holds the record for longevity. Wit-,  ness the , case .of-that ..���������.preserved, mutton '  vouched for by Dr. Lethoby in, his Cantor  lecture, which had been tinned 44 years  and was still in condition at the end of  that time. Those tins had an adventurous  career. In 1S24 they were wrecked in tho  good ship Fury and cast ashore w'ith other  stores on the beach at Prince's inlet.  7 They wore found by Sir John Ross eight  years afterward iii a state of perfect preservation, having passed through alarming  variations of temperature annually���������from  92 degrees below zero to SO degrees above  ���������and withstood the attacks of savage  beasts, perhaps of savage men. For 16  years more they lay there broiled and frozen alternately; then her majesty's ship Investigator came upon tho scene, and still  tho contents were in good condition. For  nearly a quarter of a century they liad  withstood the climatic rigors and,'as was  but natural, somo of them were brought  home again, where they lived on in honored old age till they were brought under  tho notice of Dr. Letheby.���������Good Words.  The Advantages of Teaching.  Returning from school with a pumpkin  seed in her hand a little girl informed her  mother that her teacher had taught her  that the seed was white, but the pumpkin  was yellow. Tho mother, asked, "What is  the color of the vines?" The 5-year-old  said that her teacher had not taught her  that. '' But,'' said her mother, "you know,  for you have seen the vines in tho garden." "Of course I havev but we are not  expected to know anything until we have  been taught; "���������Philistine.  Poor Stock For an Emperor.   ,  Strange tales are told of the mad escapades of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir apparent to the dual crown  of Austria-Hungary, who has just been  invested with high military dignities  by the old kaiser, by way of preparing  him for still higher responsibilities.  Ono day when out riding the archduke  stopped a rustic funeral party until he  and some of his boon companions had  leaped-their horses over the coffin. On'  another occasion he made a scandal by  smashing up all the family china and  flinging it out of the window. Poor  Otto was confined as a lunatic for freaka  cot very much more odd than these.���������  Criterion. J  '. i ��������� ������*������������������ **m��������� im^ii  I  ������"'  ��������� '  J*'  f  I)  w  m  a  THE CUMBERLAND MEWS  CUMBERLAND, B.C.  Don't strike a man below the belt���������  unless you are aiming at his pocket-  book.   '    ���������' '         '  ��������� . Julius Oaesar  had a weak  digestion  and, was subject to epileptic fits.  PAINE'S  CELERY  COMPOUND  Is'the  world's great nerve medicine.  This is the month when overworked  men; women and girls in the home,  worskhop, store and office feel nervous,  tired, dull, irritable, languid aud  weak. These conditions result from  weak and unstrung nerves.  Thd nerves regulate the blood supply  though the body. Upon the healthy  action of the nerves, health and happiness depend.' People who have their  nerves out of repair in the hot weather  are the most miseralbe of mortals. 7  Pain's Celery Compound is' the only,  true and safe specific for diseased  "nerves���������it is the one medicine for the  banishment "of all hot weather ills and  ���������weakness. Physicians recommend it  everyday; it is the favorite life givor  with millions on this continent. Take  no substitute from ��������� your dealer;  ''Paine's" is the kind that'cures.  Barber shops in Sweden have bowls  in which one can wash' his face without  using the hands.- On touching a button  the water spurts up like a small foun-  . tain, and the man who has been shaved  holds hi:? fiice in it till the soap is all  washed away. -  He Knew His ParO.  ' Tired Taggsey���������Isn't dat yer pard  dat's beckonin to yer over dere on de  bill?  Weary Walker���������Naw, of course not.  Tired Taggsey���������How ,d'ycr know?  ��������� Weary Walker���������Don't yer  see  how  he's sawin de air wid his arms?  Tired Taggsey ��������� Wot's wrong wid  dat?7  Weary Walker���������Sawin's work.���������Up  to Date.  A Diagnosis.  The scorcher who thinks of nothing  but his bicycle caught a cold which left  him with'a very sore throat. He decided  to see a physician.  '���������Well," said the doctor cheerily,,,  "what seems to be the matter?"   .  "I can't say exactly," wars the reply  in a heavy whisper. "But it 'feels and  sounds as if I had a puncture in my inner tube."���������New York World.  Foreordlnation.  ,  "Jasper, if you had the same experi-,  ence that you have now and had your  life to live over again, would you marry  the same woman?"  "Boss, ercordance ter de 'speunce dat  I done got, at de presen' time, hit  wouldn't be a ruahter fo' 'me ter 'judi-  cate on eider de oue way or de odder.  Ef Jermimy wanted me, da's settle it."  ���������Boston Courier.  Travellers  Should always carry with  them a bottle of Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry.  A CANVASSER'S EXPERIENCE.  He Suffered From Kidney Trouble and  Rheumatism���������"Was Becoming Despondent When Aid  Readied -Him.,  From the Journal, St. Catliarinos.  One  of  the   most v recent  witnesses  about Fonthill  aud  vicinity regarding  the virtues of'Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  is Johu F. Price, who is widely known  in'the Niagara District as he has-been  on  the road as an  advertiser   and canvasser for six years, and  has thousands  of acquaintances.    His  complete  cure  has added fresh lustre to tho reputation  of this great medicine.    Hearing of Mr.  ��������� Price's sufferings and restoration, a history of his  case   was  requested.    His  story is:    "Pam'26  years of  age  and  have beeu afflicted with rheumatism for  seven years.'    At times I have been unable to get-my clothes on or off without  assistance, and. have, often been compelled,, to have  my food  cut  for me at  table.    In1 the winter of 1897 I was attacked with la grippe, which settled in  my kidneys. ���������   I then became so ill that  I was compelled to abandon all employment.    At that time my liver and kidneys combined in what  seemed   to me  their last'attack.    I used several medicines and doctored  iu  Buffalo  and St.  Catharines without getting any relief,  so  my confidence  medicine  was about  gone.    I  was getting  no rest  day  or  night  and was  becoming  despondent,  finally I was persuaded- to try Dr. Wil-  iams' Pink Pills I did so and have used  in all eight boxes, and am now able to  stale that I feel better than  in the past  ten years.       These pills are the nearest  to a specific of any tiling   I   over  used,-  and they  are   the   cheapest   and  best  medicine     I     ever      tested,     having  thoroughly reached my case and effected  a cure.    I feel so gratified for tho relief  I have obtained that I think it my duty  to publicly make   this  statement.      If  all who are suffering will give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills an honest  trial, I am  sure they  will  be   as  enthusiastic  in  their praise asf I am.'  SURE, SAFE,  EASY  TO   USE.  Diamond ~pyc?, are the popular dyes  in every home of the civilized world.  They are sure and reliable under all  circumstances, giving tho choicest,  most brilliant and most lasting colors.  ' Diamond Dyes are the safest' to use  iu the home; no poisonous ingredients  to irritate the hands are'ever used in  the  composition of "these  famed'dyes.  Common package dyes are largely  composed of dangerous materials..  Diamond Dyes are so easy to use that  a child can dye as successfully as a  grown person. Beware of common and  crude dyes sold for the sake of large  profits. Insist upon having the Diamond Dyes and you will have happy  results.       .  i ��������� i  An JSaeie jfiye.  "Is young Mr. Slopeigh farsighted in  money "matters?' ''���������  ."I think so. Ever since I lent hira  $20 six months ago he' has managed to  ���������eo me first.''���������New York Journal.  The change of food and water to whish  those who travel are subject, often produces an attack of Diarrhoea, which is as  unpleasant and discomforting as it may  be dangerous. A. bottle of Dr. Fowler's  Extract of Wild Strawberry in your grip  is a guarantee of safety. On the first indication 6f Cramps, Colic, Diarrhoea or  Dysentery, a few doses will promptly  check further advance of these diseases.  It is an old, reliable remedy, with  over forty years' of  cures to its credit,  whose merit is recognized everywhere  and one that the doctors recommend in  preference to - all  others.  Sold by medicine  dealers   everywhere  at    35c.    a   bottle.  Always insist on" th9 genuine, as many  of the  imitations are highly dangerous.  Easily Explained.  "See here, I only got one piece of  meat in my order today. I always get  two." '        ���������  Head Waiter���������That's so.' Guess the  cook must have forgotten to cut the  piece in two.���������Fliegende Blatter.  ���������r ext-of'u  4,  Not Entirely.  "Is he a criminal lawyer?"  "Well, I should hardly call him a  criminal, though some of his practices  some very close to being felonies."���������  3rooklyn Life: - - *  B1LLIOUS   SPELLS  >  An Enemy to Spain.  "Johnny's teacher sent him homo."  "What was the trouble?"  "She said in ber note that he didn't  'do a thing in school but \vhittle daggers  and draw war maps.' '~Detroit Free  Press.        ' .'   Patagonia Mosses.  Herr Dusen, a German traveler who has  explored the west coast of Patagonia, soys  that mosses of all species are developed  there to an extraordinary degree. They  grow in immense heaps, the explorer sinking to his armpits in some of them.  BOVRIL, LIMITED  MANUFACTURERS OF  BOVRIL   In Tins aud Bottles ���������  1  \ i 'M  .1 '    H , Z  JOHNSTON'S FLUID" BEEF,  Dessicated and Dried Potatoes and f  other Vegetables.  SOUP NODULES  ( And other ' preparations of ,cdndensed.  food specially suited for prospectors, sur-���������  veyors and explorers.' and for ,   < ' . '  KLONDIKE OUTFITS  London, an(j  ENGLAND:  2 7 St. Peter St.,,  MONTREAL,.  San Insurance Office. 1    ( t  Eastern Assurance Co.       \  Quebec Fire Insurance Company.,  London and Lancashire Life Ins. Co.  British and .Foreign Marine Ins. Co."   ���������  Lloyd's' Glass Insurance Company.  W. R. ALL.AN.  General Agent,  " Winnipeg  There are said to be about 480,000,000  Christians, 256,000,000 "Confucians, ��������� etc.;  190,000,000 Hindoos and 180,000,000 Mohammedans. These are merely estimated  figures.  <A man is generally at  his fortieth year.  his heaviest in  ASK  YOUK JXEAU3K FOR  BOECKH'S  BRUSHES and BROOMS.  For Sale by all Leading Houses!  CHAS. BOECKH & SONS, Maaufactuiars,  TORONTO. ONT.  Always  Promptly  Cured  Liver Pills.  by  Laxa  MRS. W. H. UFFORD, Snow Road, Ontario,  writes:  " I was troubled with a Billious Stomach and  dizziness in tho head. I was completely broken  down. Laxa Liver Pills have made me strong  and healthy and able to go about my household duties."  Laxa Liver Pills cure Constipation, Side  Headache, Dyspepsia and Liver Complaint.  Every pill guaranteed to act perfectly. Price,  25c a box at all druggists.  The Rhine flows at three   times  the  rate of  Thames.  ANTISEPTIC  SPRUCE ...  FIBREWARE  Dear Sirs.���������Within the past year I  know of three fatty tumors on the head  having been removed by the application  .of MINAED'S LINIMENT without any  surgical operation, and there is no indication of a return.  Capt. "W. A. Pitt,  Clifton, N. B. Gondola Ferry.  Half   a  Mrs. So-  A Small Matter.  Mrs. Forundrid���������Horrors!  dozen words in your note to  ciety.are misspelled.  Miss Forundrid���������Oh, that don't matter 1 She can see by the coat of arms on  our stationery that we're all right.���������  New York Weekly.  "My little boy, ag-ed 7 years and  15 months, was a victim of Scrofula on  the face, which all the doctors said was  incurable. To tell the truth he was so  bad that I could not bear to look at him.  At last I tried a bottle of Burdock Blood  ' Bitters, and before it was half used he  was  gaining-, and  by the time  he had  1 three bottles used he was completely  cured. I cannot say too much in recommendation of B.B.B. to all who suffer as  he did." JOSEPH P. LABELLE, Mani-  wake P.O., Que.  _, There can be no question about  it. Burdock Blood Bitters has no  equal for the cure of Sores and  Ulcers of the most chronic and  malignant nature. Through its  powerful blood purifying properties, it gets at the source of dis-  .   ease and completely  BURDOCK s^:'from  The  buildings  and grounds   of  the  Crystal Palace cover 200 acres.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in Cows;  The perishable made imperishable.  The expense of packing transformed  from an obstacle to a trifle.  These small pails of from' 3 to 12 lbs.  capacity, keep Butter, Lard, Mince Meat,  etc.. sweet and pure an indefinite length  of time.  They resist corrosion and decay, and  guard their contents from all contamina-  ation.  No danger of evil effects attending tinned goods.  Get sam-oles and prices.  THE E. B. EDDY CO., LIMITED. HULL.  TEES & PERSSE, Affents,  WINNIPEG. MAN.  Watches for Boys f^^K  Watch and Chain during .the summer holidays  by selling $2.50 worth ofc5c and 10c goods-  goods not sold exchanged���������no money required,  fcitate your father'scoccupation, and we will  mail the goods." Dep't M, Manufacturers'  Agency Co., Toronto. Ont-  1 M Things  that should be .found in  every well' regulated  household ���������  DREWRY'S  Choice Stock Ale -      Extra Porter,  Canadian'Pilsner-Lager  1 (A Fine Light Beer) r'  Golden Key Brand Aerated Water  l>.    > 7 '      ' ���������*���������  Imperial Table Sauce     Choice  a >    Table.  ���������    India Chutney- J.     Reliishes  E. L.DREWRY  Manufacturer and Importer  wiisrasrii'Ea-  .-������������������-��������� yl  1     '        I-  K   ���������''.!  *c, . .   4 ���������  '''-.'���������ixtti  ���������.'-- , ,-7-1  v ,' xk -a4  '��������� ,   - t 7o>'Y;jl  .   ., f ?-',������������L  . -. ?:Pi\  ,.   1       .'!���������-. tit  i      --. .il  ' L.'i -'ir  V>'-Vi|  V.'  W. N. IT.  175J  '   There are eight white  white, woman in India.  men   to, one  Miiard's LinMitJnresJisteniper.  The Bank of France is  four times as  large as  the Bank of England.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtlieria.  There   are now   ouly   twenty-seven  wooden ships in the British Navy.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Gibbon was gouty.   He grew so stout  he could not dress himself.  Use Yapors of gulcketsre  ���������   for Throat Troubles..  The British government pay out ������9, -  000 a year  in pensions to literarymen.  You can tell if a drygoods window  is neatly dressed by the size. of the  crowd of women who congregrate in  front of it.  uiekeure   hea.s   Sores,.  Cuts, Bruises, Burras, etc.  A girl walks' on her  heels  to   avoid  getting her feet muddy,  rather go where the  deeper.  A boy would  mud   is   still  MaiT Drowning  in the   River   without   hope,   was   |  saved by a bar of 3  ..Richards* Pure Soap,.  ������������������77SJ  ,^-,7 ���������* ���������  /���������7;I|i  '- .v,V. ���������������.>'"  .     - ' v X '  .:rx(-V  11 v \\Kkl  4 - ^.^.i  < 'W3;i  ' i   X i  ~* < *  -v , -x *t  IT'S THE BEST.  -IT WASHED HIM ASHORE.  5 Bs sure you get RICHARDS'. Sold by. all grocers, or write D. Richards, ������  jf "Woodstock, Ontario, giving your full address, and I 'will return you FREE S  fl>     an Illustrated Book. 3  (Trade-Mark.)  use ALBERT soap.  If your fancy is for a Tar Soap you     >\  will find the best in our.  MASTER MECHANIC'S  EXTRAORDINARY. '  Sold at all Drug Stores.  c  0<KKKKK>0-000<>00<>-<>0<><^^  SHOREY'S  Ready to Wear  Rigby Waterpoofed  Spring Overcoats  Are made by tailors, stayed  in every vent, and keep their  stylish shape to the end.  ILK  FACINGS  Seven Years Trial of the Celebrated  All-Wool Mica Rooiing��������� ���������or  Has established its value for durability above  all other kinds of roofiing in any climate.  A home industry, encourage it.   Beware of  American paper felting, which the frost cracks.  For samples and testimonials apply to  W. G. FONSECA, Sole Agent,  705 Main St., Winnipeg.  .  AND THE  TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAT.  Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All  Druggists refund the money if it fails to cure.  25c.  BEST LININGS  They cost much less than coats  made by the best custom tailors  and cannot be equalled in style  by the smaller tailors.  Shorey's Guarantee Card in the Pocket is the wearer's certificate of  permanent shape and highest tailoring excellence.  ��������� Ask for Shorey's "Ready to Wear" Clotblnff.  60<H>0<H>0<>0<>0<><KK><K>0<><^^ ,THF   SEHCI-WEEKZ^r  .NSEaKS,"    CUMBERS AHD,   -B.   G.������     TUESDAY   -^TOV,, la*.,   4&9������.  . v *���������_������*��������� '^^  ���������lit"     1.  V:  '���������������������������  '     (:  Saturd&y.  TUESDAY,    -NOV.    1st,   1893}  This is Ralston Day.  . f HI SHI-Ilf KL  'rows.*  Cu.mberlaod,    B. (C.  i     ' . > '  issued      ������very     Tuesday     &nd, for a baker,   and  will, soon   be delivering;  -      LOCAL BRIEFS.  Mrs. Barrett, the evangelist, left ior her :  home Friday morning in Port Townsend.  Miss Roy returned  on   yVedoesday  last,  after a month's visit to friends in  Victoria,  Mr. .Douglas, the confectioner, ������ias   sent  Expectancy stands on  tip-toe to  see what Emperor AVilliam isdoi^g;  in Jerusalem.  Vanpouver iias taken a ;step forward by passing the tax exempt^  by-law in favor of certain property  of the.C. P. R. arid thereby assuming a friendly' attitude towards that  powerful and enterprising corporation to which she owes .so much.  It is noticeable that the larger prop ���������  .erty holders���������those mostly interested���������ypted for the exemption.  It is a pity the park,by-law failed to carry.; but it was perhaps asking too much at one time to vote  lor exemption of property from tax;  ation and also to increase taxation  tion for other purposes.  bread.  Mrs. Robert .Grant has returned from  Portland, where she has bees ruiting relatives and friflpda.  Richards, the barber, is oirq&lating some  cards containing some bright verses. Call  and get one.  H. M. S. Sparrowhawk jailed Thursday  from Comox Bay; H. M. S. Imperieuse lett  Friday morning, and H. M. 8. L^acder  will sail to-morrow.  COURT PROCEEDINGS.  In the County Court on Thursday   there  was but little done.    The case   of   Millard  vs. Burdette took up a greater part  of   the  time.    It resulted in an order to refund  the  1 r i  amount of garnishment to garnishee, and  judgment was entered for plaintiff for $23.5*0  In the case of Yarwood & Young vs. Rich-  ardson and Barrett, judgment < summons,,  adjourned to the Nanaimo February County  Court.  toria is waking up. ������>he  grants better streets and other improvements which, will mean more  taxes. The press has workedfaith  iully for Victoria, but her easy peor  ple have been contented to let things  go, as they are and keep down taxes  It is now proposed to support the  gr.ess by meetings ������or public discussion, and thus . create a senti-  ���������mentin iayor of measures which if  properly carried out will result in  great benefit to that nature-favored  . city. /''���������.'  The more France wallows in tbp  mire of the Dreyfus case the dirtier  $2$>Lappears:- : Secret' documents  burned lately I . Her only course to  satisfy her people and the world is  to make thebest of a. bad case, and  ���������open up everything to the light.  The fact is everything in that un-  jiappy country is subordinate to tha  military���������legislature, courts, executive. Before the military 'everything must bow. Anql hi the armpit is conspiracy, forgery, domination. And jthe country is retroga-  ding in population, lacking in stability of government and will evidently shriak into a second rate  power. The world in the next  .quarter of a century will be ruled  by the Saxon and is largely under  his sway at the present time.  BACK FROM DAWSON.  Mr. Neill McFadyen reached horyie  from Dawson Sunday evening, looking  none the worse for his long stay in the  frozen land of the Klondike. It is i;  months since he left Union, now Cumber-  \ 4 \\  |and. He started for home August 20th,  and reached Victoria on Thursday in the  .C.ottage Citv. The only other Unjonite  jtvith hini was Dr. Sharschmidt, who went  up to Saanich where his family reside.  Mr. McFadyen came up from Nanaimo,  and reached here with horse by the over-  jand journey. Incoming from Dawson  he went up t"he river by way of Bennett  Lake and Skagway. He reports all the  "boys" well. Kgl.ly the photographer,  was with Hughe'y Nobles, holding down  a claim. Mr. John Williams, McGregor,  S^iarpe, Graham, Piercy���������all who went  from this section.were in.good health,  and prospectively at least, doing well.  Pr. Scharschmidt   talked of going  back  :��������� ���������     . (  ���������jin a month'or two. With reference to  himself the question was not put, but his  buoyant, satisfied look told of no discouragements, which should deter him from  again visiting the land of the midnight  snn.  COAJ7  SHIPMENTS.  Oct. 25���������Steamer   Mature,   142   Jons.  , "   2.6���������Garonne,"1,155 tons' for fuel.  "    " ���������Tepic, 406. song for C. P. $.  "   27���������Transfer,  212 e togs coal and  coke.  "   28���������Rapid Transit, 252   tons for  " u **  ,   Seattle.  -  "    " ���������Rosalie, 24 tons for Skagway  "   " ���������Queen City, 44 tons fuel.  "   "_^_Tug Lois, 208 ton? coke and  coal.,  ff   30���������Maude, 141 tons  "  , "���������Transfer, 208  tons>  Vancouver.  '?'   ��������� "���������Dirigo, roo tons for jSkagway.  "     "���������Lois, 212 tons for C. P. R.  The Quadra   is ...in.    Mercury  is  due  to-day.  CORPORATION OF  THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  Charles Bridges, of $he Settlement, not  having muiie a ������vle of all hia effects at auction, especially his furniture, will sell same  at pvj.vc.te talu at i easonable prices. Please  call.  Scavenger By-La^  1898.  Section I. The City Council may grant  a license to, or employ anj person, company or corporation, for cleaning and removing the contents ot any privy vaults,  sinks, or private drains, and every' person,  company, or corporation engaged in such  business shall be deemed a night scavenger  within the meaning of this by-law.  Sec. II. No person, company, or cor-  poration shall, within the city, empty,  clean, or remove the contents of any privy  vault, sink, or private drain or cesspool, or  reservoir into which a privy vault, water  closet, stable, or sink drain is drained, without first having obtained a license or being  employed by the city so to do.  Sec. III. Every person, company, or  corporation applying for a license as night  scavenger, shall, if hifi application be accepted, pay a license fee of five dollars for  every six months and execute a bond in the  penal sum of two hundred dollars, ($200)  with two sureties to be approved by the  City Council, conditioned that the said scavenger will comply, with the provisions of  this by-law and every by-law winch may be  hereafter passed by the City council touching their said employment, and will also  comply with and obey orders, directions  and regulations of the Health Officer. Provided that such license be not granted until the Health Officer is satisfied that tbe  applicant is provided with the necessary  appliances for carrying on scavenging in accordance with this by-law.  Sec. IV. Nothing in this by-law shall  be considered to mean or be held to make  it obligatory on the city to grant any license  to night or day scavengers; but the City  Council may at its discretion employ all its  night or day scavengers.  Sec. V. The cleaning, emptying or removing of the contents of any piivy vault,  sink, or private drain shall be done in an  inoffensive manner, and any scavenger, having begun any such scavenger work shall,  without any interruption or delay, finish  the same, and shall in every instance leave  the privy yaults, sinks, or private drains in  WE have  o  received ajiother  Car Load of Funiture  including a very fine assortment of  PEEDGHATPS  g Inspection invited  $��������� leiser, Prop.  as good condition upon the outside as when  the work was undertaken.  Sec VI.. The Health Officer shall have  power to enter uponfiny |. remises aud examine any vault, - sink, privy, ,, or private  drain. '< , 7  Sec VII. The contents of private  drains, privy vaults, or sinks so removed by  any scavenger shall be conveyed in watertight tanks or vessels, of such ' pattern and  description as may from time to time be approved by the Health Officer, and shall be  disposed of in such a manner, under the direction of the Health Officer, as to cause no  offence; and tanks or ^vessels shall be  kept clean and inoffensive when not in actui  ���������1 use.  Sec. VIII. When requested, a license4  scavenger shall cleanse or empty any vault,  sink, or private drain, or privy, and remove any and all nuisances.  Sec IX. fNo privy vault, sink, or private drain shall be opened, nor the contents  thereof disturbed or removed between the  hours; of 6. o'clock a. m. and 11 oclock p. mr  of any day, nor shall the contents thereof  be deposited or buried within the city limits: Any person violating any provisions of  this 8ectiqn ahall be subject to the penalties  hereinafter prescribed.  Sec X. Licensed night scavengers shall  receive for eacb cubic foot of the contents  removed from any privy vault, sink, private  drain or cesspool by them cleaned out or removed a sum not to exceed 2p cents per  cubic foot.  Sec. %I. Whenever it shall become no-  cessary to empty any privy or privies or remove any night soil from any premises with  in the city or on cleaning yards, cellars,  back kitehens or other premises whatsoever  if any impure or offensive odor ghould exist,  chloride of lime, unslacked lime, nitrate of  lead, potash or common salt sho.uld be used  by the person or persons emptying such  privy or privies or removing such night  soil from such premises as shall render the  effluvia as inoffensive as possible.  Sec XII. The City Council shall have  power to license or employ from time to  time as many persons, upon such terms and  with such conveyance and appliances as  they may deem necessary for the removal of  garbage, offal, swill, and ashes.  Sec XIII. Every person so licensed  shall be deemed a day scavenger, and shall  at all times be subject to the rules and regulations of the Health Officer and the bylaws of the city and ahall pay a   similar fee  acid provide like bonds as provided in clause  three of this by-law, provided however that  one scavenger license shall p* rmit any permit any person to' carry on the work of  both night and day aqaveuger without extra  fee.  Sec. ^CIV. Any cart, waggon, or other  vehicle, used or intended to be used for the  purpose of conveying swill, offal or garbage  shall be perfectly tight and covered so as  to prevent the contents thereof from leaking and spilling, and shall be of such pattern and description as may from time to  time be approved by the Health Officer;  aud such cart, waggon, or other vehicle,  when not in use, shall not be allowod to  stand in any hjgh^ray or street, lane, alley,  public plac$, or efluare.  Sec. , XV. That the fees to be charged  by day scavengers for auy matter or thing  allowed to be duniped or deposited by the  scavenger or scavengers licensed - by  the city within the limits of the city, shall  be a sum not to exceed qne dollar ($1.00) for  a full load, and 7$ cents for a half load or  less than a half load, for a double team and  half sneh^rates for one hprse load; and any  charges m excess of those so made shall be  considered abreach of this by-law.  Sec. XVI. licenses of day and night  scavengers shall be held by them subject to  their observing and faithfully performing  the conditions contained in this byrlaw and  the regulations that may from'time to time  be imposed by the Health Officer, and in  case ot npn obervance of any of the said con  ditions and regulations, the said lipense may  at any time be summarily revoked [and can  celled by the City Council.  Sec XVII. For any and every violation  of the provisions of this by-law, a penalty  of not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100)  may 1>������ imposed by the Police Magistrate,  or any two Justices of the Peace having jurisdiction over offences against the by-laws  of the City of Cumberland, convicting, and  in default of payment of said penalty and  costs, the offender may be committed to the  common gaol or lock up, there to be imprisoned fqr any time not exceeding 30 days.  Sec XVIII.    This byrlaw may be  cited  for all purposes ajs, scavenger by-law of 189$.  Read the 1st titoe, July 12, 1898.  <���������<      2nd    "    Sept. 23, 1898.  "     3rd    "       ���������'���������'     " 1898.  Reconsidered, and finally passed   October  28, 1898. Signed  LEWIS MOUNCE, Mayor.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  City Clerk.  Esqimalt ft Nwiuio By.  Time   T>ble   ftjp.   31,  To take effect at 7 a.m. on ^Saturday Mar,  2$th 1898.   Trains rap on Pacific  Standard tinip.  .  GpING NORTH���������RpADPOWN.     ,  ~~~~    ~~~E SatTS   | Daily, j Sund'y  Lv. Victoria for Nanaimo and  Wellington '. " ".-  Ar. Nanaimo   .  Ar. Wellington  A. M.   I P.M.  9.00   I 4.00  12.20 I 7.16  12.45 | .35  GOING SOUTH^Read up.     .  I     A Sf   I    P Jf  I Daily. I Sat *  Sund'y.*'  Ar. Victoria .���������-,���������. I    12.07 1   8.00 t  Lv. Nanaimo for Victoria..*.., I   8.46' I   4.38   "  Lv, Wellington for Victor!*   I  8.25   I   4.85  For rates and information apply  at Comt  pnny ��������� offices,  A. DUNSMUIR, President.  GEO. L. COURTNAY,  Traffic Manager.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Plants, Bulbs, Roses, etc, for full  planting. 54 varieties  of Apples,  22 of  Plums and Prunes,  15 of  Pears, 14 of Cherry in one two,  and three year olds. Thousands  of Roses, most complete stock  in the Province. ���������   .',  Hold your orders for my new  catalogue which will be mailed  you as soon as out.      ,  Send your' address for it if  you are not a regular custom  mer. ,. -7 ���������  M: J.  HENRY,  604 Westminster Boad,  7   VANCOUVER, B. O,  Richard P, Wallis,  Nqjph Hill RTvnch,  Nanpose Bay, H C.  Breeder  of thoreughbred   and' hr^  class white Plymouth Rocks, Black;  Langshangs.    Over   170������ prizes' won  in the last five years.   At Vancouver's  recent  Show, out of an  entry 'of 2$'  birds 26 secured prizes.  \  gaurantee, io    birds   to the, hatch.  Infertile   eggs" replaced.    Eggs  $2.00;.  per setting of 15.       ,     r' ,'  Teaming &  Livery  I am prepared to  furnish Styllah Rigs  anpl do Teaming  ti  At reasonable rates..  Dx Kllpatrick,  Union. B. C.  .1  ' ' ji  B*L1.  At Comox, on  Thursday evening,   Not.a  3rd, at K. of P. Hall, there wtfl be ��������� da������e*4  refreshments will be   served���������good   masic^  Admission for lady and gentleman, 50 ce^j  Piano  Lessons.  Mrs. \V. B. Anderson is prepared  to give pianoforte lessons at h������r  hquse, or at the houses of pupils,,  Terms moderate.  Apply at residence, corner of  Windermere Ave., and First Street*.  NOTICE. 7  Dr. Lawrence, treasurer of Flower^  Fruit, Vegetable and Pet Animal Show,7  heJtd at Cumberland August 4th, having.-  returned ftom his trip east, is now ready*  to pay all prizes awarded at said exhibi-.  tion.  AH perspns not calling for same within,  the next 30 days fi;om   the   date   hereof.'  will be deemed to hfive donated the same.  to the Society  M. WHITNEY  Oft. 4, 1898. Secretary.  A. H. McCallums licensed auctioneer-  will attend to all sales in, the district ooH  reasonable terms  The best corner business lot in town^  for sale for a third less than its valu^  Enquire at News Office*  *���������""���������" """���������"^"'^""'"������������������"������������������"*  FOR SALE.���������Two nearly new count^rs^  Enguire at, the Nws Office.  ��������� v  li  a

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