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 1 , I'  ">l  "* ��������� ���������U1  j? < ^  6  tf  -t-i.  N     J  NINTH; YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   BI^C: '\VEElNE?s'bAY, MAY, 29, 1901.  To the Ladies of- Gusibs.laiid' ��������� and , ��������� j������  ^ v   -': ��������� District    . -JI  w  *'  i) >������  We Have now in stock the Mene Sanir  r     tary   Towels for Ladies.  'Antiseptic,; Healthy and   Glean,  vper, dozen.  ���������   -7..:   ' ��������� -    *      ' .;''-.���������'. '���������       ,     '  < 1        >*'.r     -,. . t. i , , f o 1  - <> Apply to\ Miss McDonald.^ '  TELEGRAPHIC NOTES. ,  -^       ;-"     * -, -  ^ j ^       '.���������-   ������> . ~i ' ���������  At, tie  trial' of   Shamrocks oh  I I      /'I ������    ,   - -fc r .'    %  21st at Ryde, Isie of Wight's Sham-  roek 1st'again won- J^y? "scant ^half  minute.   - - , ���������-" ������-'   ', "���������  V The   following ' table shows������ the /  ^population of tlie/grealt������ powers1 ai  home and abroad- fromt- the  latest*  cenfcus and estimated figures; '-    .  Colonial  Home.  Totals  20C.  v XX  i - -t  f-,'PerrieK:Freles   Sc -Cb.'sl noted OJqfa  fr-        '     *   *���������   "*      7     J~    '< '      . _,        ' (x        ',   " l ���������    7, - * . *   *  C   r i      V,J  ���������74  *������  ������  17. K.347,000,000 4^000,006 '388,000,000  France, 56,000,000 39^000,000 "95^000,006  Oerny, 15,000,000 56,000,000 71,000,000  RussiH,3,ooo,ooo r3o,pbojo(io 133,00.0,000^  ' Austi ia,,2,000,000 45,0^)^00' 4^,'uqp,ooo' '  v U.*S,. , io,o(������o,norf 76,oovo,'qoo^ 86,000,000  -.Tin. A    , *       ���������.S'V-     ,''    '  A ^;<������:i:io   in NewA^k*hsip'been  v frmifd^jini 11 Vfof criin''nsjUy  "iiegl������je't-  ��������� m^to-pro> i 'e'/m"- dr'cHl,yatt6i-dar.c< r  ,J,f.'n hi^'ehild, this bitu^i������iff<itkde������'th,'  'Mi. M.'iUuv, of^yic'tonp^.-vJiJic'v.iust  e- en ;->e- la  ��������������� i 'i,. ila r. fi'iiil ing^by^' the  -skii.'.of his teeth.,- *'.'%,] ' ,~Jl&S-*r"i  Mr-  Mc Kin iey i^mucfi im^rtv  Sir T. LinJ>n';^kl������ fo'r^'extensi^r *  1 ���������..' vi:^v  ,rv- v**1"  of tiineon^ioyuni,1- i-f^'t^e^i^isici  1    ,   . .   .'  ' ' *' '1      ,i",V (      (  ���������pi.w.}^";- ,,-^7 iSf-  -;:&. ,  ,Cu 1 .t. F.J SjiVrowP a n^ 'S Lie'u&F:  'Rover of ^ lievU^ S, -A. have " iJeeri1  . ni-Iioiu)ial>lv*i(1ischa,,s*'d>*aiid?1;vim ,-  the side and in'o the water," with  toe sound' of breaking ������wire and  tearing gear in the air,        ' ;  -' As quickly as possible the King  ; and the royal family^ were trans-  fe rea to the Erin,1 and" later the  king, accompanied by Sir Thomas  Lipton', landed nt Southamp oa en,  rout.e���������to, London,, * . " 1 x '  The crews of t^eVac^rs eet nbdut  clearing awa^ the wreckage.    <"������w- .  ing to the unwieldy naJure  of ��������� the  spars,and gear, ic  was  found  im-  p vs&ible to get .them on boaid, fand,  ,they were cut away and allowed 'tor  tsin'ksaf er .b'novs   had beenvpLVced  -to mark" ihe'pKces. -    ' '*   ,'.-'*'  The yachtsiwere'tljen towed.back,  to Hy he to await'a decision "as   i\>  what should  be  d.������������e  towa.'d.^   re- ,  pairihs them7''        ?        '-      ',: .*  7    I.  . rock  .ment in. L01.don,   siiiil   tbrr������ " fre  ,������nanv   ii uuii'ies   at   xUanb'oroU^hv  'r ,    "       ' '      < ' '       ' -������        '  riO'Ju<������. ' -    '      ' '       '"-j"    ml  -''i'he dn������rare to the fliallenger   i^v  ^tinlaled at'2.00t-' p ui.ds.Vs near-'  } iy"e> ery frcui.������ oi Jie. geur   is    uw.it-.,  Lipi< ii ���������' call ulates  A mjfie GRAPE CREAM Or TARTAR POWDCA , >  Highest Honors, World's Fair ;  ��������� Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair ���������  Avoid Baking-' Powder , containing  alum.', They aro'injuriotis to health''  _ ^ - .,. ���������  *>'r At  ^'ong^-r'The Union Jack  of * Old  '>-    ^  England!"      ^   - " ' ''.������ .v      ,.*  fcJj)ortp on the recreation grounds  ' *Th"e following ariicles and' sums- ':, 7"^^;  ondon,, Mav , 22.���������The fghani- " ^ ������^ 'monnv. j* pre r,-reivrd ,by ^thfei,. r,'g; ^  : dKaVter caused" much" 'exci'e-'"   teachers.tb be given -as prizes :���������;  '% ^ ;fe^������  >;^>ir   Ti'un.as  'pri-i-ned-or jtiinbVzzJemeiu of  'go\ -  , ernnient.' ii.Oifev  i ������  ..���������������>  f* ^  Mimil'i.,,.-:      "   r ,  -   ���������       ������.   ' ���������        ^ '    "   .. ...^.-   -������    -  ���������   ' U.'S". RvGiHt^r Cr:i^t./foiur1;'rnn\  ,unch .rved'-r .ck' in^ Saa^Jbhs^Enlf f-  ��������� 4.' v'  lf-on of fhu- rockJwa.���������kfjavvn^o  the  ihat'a dcklyo2dfHlh;ee? ������et-k^..or,.ai  Oioiiib lh   i here a La pi 'Ihcj 'co , led.  ���������. M-f5-- .i?4/" -*':'^    "       *'', ' l    -? *,   ���������. i  -in7l'fniT.^t 8 a e-   uans's',, ������wi' r/cn'-'*  ab e nim-to   aniieMo^ tlie  t-cratcii  ���������lie'.-aN t> tniit iie ia^gifeaLiv   liriiidi-'  c -ppwd bv' ^the^f.ict^ihat'heftiias. nb'i  du ^iitiaVe^nuxS'S^^^^^i'anirock'  Ii.'  '.*'-,'       * ���������     (    / ^ ���������   ^      ii        "     " ' re  Pteyenson & Co.,'pair ofddd^eloves;, " '  Waller (S: Po.7,2,pocket books:" Mr.  1    ,      . '1 '-?J * -   - V        ' <   >    '    '  .Stoddart/,1 -clock     watch:  "Mrs,  Wo-'dhus,72.mouth Y organs;  Kurtz   ; ;'  ;,CiVar'eo.r $1.00"' cash;v''Dallas^ ' " ^  Shea.$i*60''J'a-h;*"C.   H.:Tarbui]^  "'  boy'p knife*; J.-.C'." M^ore,' 'pair   of  *    -, 7- -V  ,  /' A\$i  ,"7   -/{,4  1,1 ^i^M  /     ^  I'  rtiiture.  Mary new' patterns   of  ���������*  Fine' Gi>ods in  CARPETS,    RUGS,  ART SQUARED.  LACE  CURTAINS., g  MUSLIN    ART   DRAPING   >}  MATERIALS/  witer 20-Vear's ayo. -lE'l. "  ' An itiiiriigranr in New Zeal md-  i*ta ed ���������o'"tfie'tVu"til)'<>riii's that KiA ���������  motl.er \va- a K.iffir, Jjiw father an."  In-linMii v\ ho h i(l become a n/ttnr-  ������fliz d Aim-ri<an, Imt af'������rward-'  t'erved,!'! tlie Fiench army,-and,'  v that hn-wis������ born in the pas-sa^^'he '  ' 't>\*en Vokoliama and Colomba in-  a Spuni.-h v< m-1. f'cPut him down  a S' otchiijai. P was tne official de-  ci-ion.  CKALLEifGEa DISMASTED.  'deftKJt8.ca.il he io.'..ediod'in .'ime-W  ***$*P"> f -V^'^^r^^r-i^^^^. ^M'l  -prov.de for an   iiner national : rSot:  < tnis-yeur.' -          ���������   ��������� "*  '   . ' " > f"   '~-<  . ..^-^-0^            .  . Our   Superb - Catalogue, S  containing 1,000 Illustrations ^  all priced, mailed free  on ap- *  pication.     It will   f-ufe y in- ^  leiest you ' gj  WEfLER  BROS.,  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  .VICTORIA, B.C.  @<^p5ricisig^i ^^^^J^^^^f^^^gggg^sggggggg^^gj^^  K}I#rioi������^. Suinnier  -IS HERE ONCE MORE-  Yljis is tlje tirqe yoii Wai}t  iIGHT UNDERWEAR  Hats, Caps, Shirts,   Sox-  JL-lsLv_. ���������     I   >L1..,  ies,  New Shoes just to hand.  Sout^a������i-pt������in, .May 22.���������-Thecup  challenge . wi h Kinj? Edward and  [)ait\- on b ard, was totally dis-  ir.'^-ted t day h: a squall off Cowes,.  T-le of W ������))'. The King,.who was '  { on deck, I.ad a mir ���������dilou."* es -afie.  Top mast, m fin mast and bowsprit  were bioken off-short. .  The disaster occurred while preparations were being made fur the  start off the Brambles bimy.  King Edward aboard the Yacht.  Loudon, May 22.���������King Edward went on board the challenger  after all prior to the start, and had  a miraculous escape from being  killed.  While the yachts were manoeuv-  ering for the start a squall came  without the slightest warning, and  the bowsprit of the challenger was  carried away short, The extra  strain thus thrown on the main  'op mast proved too much for the  spar, it broke and������������������duublid off to  leeward, carrying the who^e weight  of the jackyard and the gear over  the side in a terrible tangle. Almost as the topmast fell the great  steel mainmast, weighing over, two  tons, swayed a moment,  and  then  by great good fortune, plunged over.  .1  24th CE^.Ji.B.TiATION'.  The ccrenoin "of hoisting, the-  fi.ioo't the new iiu staff in -the  public school grounds,, was mos:  Piii'ces'fulty ctr'ies) ou*. on the 24ih  amidst a lar^-e gathering of townspeople, with evury show of enthusiastic patriotism.  - The flii;.',   the   gcnero'is   gift of  Mr. G. W. Clinton,   the    head, ac-  r >  countant of  the   Wellington -Co-il  Co., here   aud   Am'erican   Consul,  was hoisted by his  little   bo}r,   assisted by others.    In the afternoon  sports on the grounds, consis'incr of  foot and bicycle races were ''held on  the grounds, and a baseball match1,  old vs. new towns, with a score   of  23 to 19 in favor ef the   old   t-^wn.  However, the new town   say,   with  good reason, that the test  was   net  a fair one, as two of the new   tuwn  were induced to play other side,and  it was their intention  to   refuse   to  play again  unless under  perfectlj'  party arrangements*  Following is the programme of  the flag function and list of special  prizes:���������  Piayer���������Rev. Mr. Wil&on.  Song���������"The Land of the Maple."  Flag Presentation���������Mr.   Clinton.  Reply���������Mr. Abr ims.  Music���������"Star Spangled Banner"  and "Yankee Doodle,"  Raising the Flag���������Lily Grant,  Girlie Collis, Willie Harr'son, W.  Clinton.  National Anthem.  Recitation���������"The British Flag,"  A. Denton.  Address���������-Mr... Matthews.  db^'-'j^'S." ,'i'*���������**' .-������"-%l-h -'\x --v ���������    ?���������,.  .^y,aiker^TSbok.*\Mammoleaj ? O: H/' .  n;liing,\.*,lnejr.tMqg*iefr.w^  tvtoi o���������:-ci r l^kiufe/-fi^hkg^rbd'; I fort^ ^^:^40  -Onni-* n,}Tasch������5i.;I: .  . ..j ..- u   -f.- -        *- '.,^  , ��������� Thfinks- a're   e> tcr.ded,*'-' to- \ -*?)':   ���������  A   4'^->:  ' 1 r.-i      . -i ,<������������������>���������--">     - *   ,     ^     ^      .   ^  Fieemaivot the "'Glory of'ihe Siuo"'   '  for his loan-of  a   string  of'si^naL/  r _ t    \ C_    ,  > i >��������� c-     ~     *     *   ; c  fl",i.o-o   'A*   1-     ' ,       "v   ',rS -   x".>%. ' "   ' - '   '     ~  The baseball, match  on the 724th.  old s!opt Vb. new slope/No. 4 hihie,1 < -  was won by the new" slopes 'with- ar v^--^4-*,  score of 30 co' 16.    W." Ashman; 'for       .'  the n^w sL>pe nas lost-none.  of   his        l     - '  *   -  old time go, axd.jreverah'other^ 611' \\ tl  both sides played ^wonderfully good  ball.    A good nine can   ba ,pic!ced"    " >-  from tbe player*.   '   ", v   " "    -    ' '    '  LOCALS.  *    .V  Magnet Store for good'hammocks,  Hoi weather   underclothin,g  aiid\-  bat hi' ^ suites at I>Ioore's. '  >*> -  ��������� ���������  8.   Lei-er7s  ladi������s'    rthirt  waists  are elegant. k '-  Grand  dramatic   entertainment  next Tuesday.   Tickets at Peacey.'a. '  Met.-rs.  Barrett,   Cressman   and ���������  McDon ild nrnle a   good   catc 1    of  fine trout at Table River' on   24th.  Lood out for handbills.  Mr������. L. W,    Tinll   is   improving  rapid!}', af r undergoing a oittica1  opfiation by Drc-. Siapleo and  Bailey last week.  A public mating will bo held in  the readi-i^ room on Thu/sd ty,  May 30tii, at 7 p. m. for the purpose of appointing committees for  the Dominion Day celebration. T.  A. Bate, Chairman.  An error in reporting the total  of the collierv employees subscriptions to the Relief Fund wa3 made  last week. The amount . should  read, $774.25 as per summary -on  inside page. Mr. T. Irwin is credit- -  ed with $10.00, $15;00 is the correct  n mount. M  T  V'  to4o^oOo^o^o^4oto^o^o^o^o<^  ! Ii Wi  1.1.  ������������������������  f  r,  o  ���������  , o  ���������  o  ���������  o  1."  By M. Quad.  Copyright, 1900, by C. B. Lewis.  O  <>  o  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  in  mx  I'.t  l-li  11'  I if/  I  i  i  i.  4'  "I  r  1  li7  They were going to make a ride to  the .foothills and back���������Captain Cline  and the colonel's daughter. That meant  a'gallop of 30 miles.' It was straight  away down the stage road for ,teu  miles, then across scrub and plain for  ���������''five more to hit the natural curiosity  called the Devil's basin.  "Not an Indian has'been seen ihis  side of the range for 'four months."  said the captain as he talked over the  proposed ride with the colonel! "and  the trip is perfectly safe. I will detail  .an escort from my own company,'but  it will be only for appearance's sake."  "Yes, it will be safe, and  May will  enjoy the gallop," said the colonel, and  '  no more was said about it.  At sunrise all were ready to set-forth.  As the girl stood on the veranda waiting" for her horse six of the men of A  ��������� troop came.riding up under command  of .Corporal Haynes.    They halted' 30  ' feet away, and asshe looked them over  ��������� she gave a start of surprise, and a flush  overspread   her  face.     Next   moment  ,'hercheeks went white, and she gasped  as if1, choked  for breath.    The corporal's hand slowly lifted, and rhis .head  was uncovered for an instant, andr Private   Harkins   whispered ( to   Private  O'Brien:  "And   did   ye   see - that,   Jim?     By  emoke.   but  if  our  corporal  ahd   the  .colonel's daughter haven't' met before  then I don't know.a jack rabbit from a  .long drink of whisky!"  <,    "But how can it be?" askted O'Brien.  ��������� "How can the grass grow, ye thick  head?   Don't we call Haynes the 'Gen-  '" tleman .Corporal?'    Isn't it agreed  in  Troop A that be has. the education and  manners   of   any   officer, from    West  Point and that he's seen the day whlen  7 he trained with the tiptoppers?"  "And they may have loved?" mused  O'Brien.   ��������� '   "  "That's it, .but it's all over now, me  boy. If me own sister was married to  the second lootenant, I'd not dare to as  much as wink me eye at her.. It's a  r big gulf 'twixt officer and man, and if  the man tries to bridge it he gets dropped to the bottom. See the girl walking'to and fro? She's doing some thinking, and don't ye forget it." ,  "And the corporal isn't *a bit. easy in  his mind," added the other.  It all took place in a minute, and;  then Captain Cline ,rode up, followed  by the1 girl's horse. She called out a  good morning and announced that she  was ready, and when the captain rallied hereon being a bit nervous sire  forced a laugh and charged him with  being four long minutes behind the  hour agreed.v As she was lifted .into  the saddle she caught one more glance  of the corporal, and the watchful Private Harkins again whispered to his  chum:  "Jim, 'we've got a mystery here or  I'm an old woman. The girl is flushing  ���������ag'in.   Who knows but what we may  have a marriage between our 'Gentleman Corporal' and the colonel's daughter?"  "Remember     the     gulf!"     growled  O'Brien..  "I'd find a way to fly over it if I was  In love."  The two riders went galloping away,  followed at a distance of 100 yards by  the escort.   It was a beautiful morning-  In summer, with the blue haze lying  thick over the distant mountains and  an exhilaration in the air to make the  blood  of  both  horse and  man   tingle.'  Now and then the pace was slackened  down a bit1 to breathe the horses, but  no  halt  was  made   until   the   Devil's  basin was reached.    Close 'up against  the base of Fife mountain was a natural dip, and in this dip, or basin/were  half    a    dozeft    spouting    hot    water  springs.     There   was   also  a   circular  lake which steamed and bubbled, and  now and then from the crevices of the  rocks at  the  west,  end  of the   basin  steam was forced out, with the notes  of a fog  horn.    The escort halted 40  yards from the riders, and the men sat  about on the rocks and ate the breakfast they had brought with them and  smoked their pipes and gossiped. Meanwhile Corporal Haynes climbed to the  top of a great bowlder and surveyed  the country about with his keen eyes.  7 It' was three-quarters of an hour before he  suddenly  started  and   looked  fixedly into the north beyond the basin  and after three or four minutes came  sliding down the rock and said to the  lounging troopers:  "Men, see to your arms and lie close.  I'm going up to report to the captain."  Captain Cline and tlie colonel's  daughter .were breakfasting on a fiat  topped rock overlooking the basin,  while their horses were fastened to a  tree near by. They saw Corporal  Haynes approaching, and the captain  likewise noticed that the girl flushed  and became nervous. He was a single  man, and, though not exactly in love  with her, a spark of jealousy blazed up  in his heart. The corporal's past was  a sealed book to his troop commander  as well as his comrades. He had been  made a corporal because of his attention to duty, iiis soldierly carriage and  the moral influence an educated  man  always exerts, and the captain had  been rather proud of his "Gentleman  Corporal." In a flash it came to hiro  that, this soldier and' the colonel's  daughter might have 'been something  to each other in the past, and the  thought angered him., ,-  "Did I call you?" he harshly asked  as the corporal came to a halt and saluted. > <  "No,v' sir," was the reply, "but I  thought it best to tell you that I hav  made out Indians 'beyond the basin to  the north."       , r ' -  "It's  all   nonsense.     Not  an , India*  has been seen hereabouts far montka."  -   "But   there   are   . Indians    skulking  about, sir," persisted the corporal.    "I  made sure of it before I came to. you."  "Go back to your men!" was the sullen .reply. ' ,. "  The corporal had looked straight at  his officer and. seemed unaware of the  presence of the girl. She was flushing  and paling alternately, and as he stood  thero twirling the, cap he had doffed  in silent recognition she protested: , ���������  ."But, captain, if there are Indians,  there is danger. If this���������this soldier  saw Indians"���������      - -  '���������' ,  "Didn't you hear me?" shouted the  captain at the lingering corporal."  The corporal saluted, turned on, his  heel and. returned to his men. The  gulf -between officer and man ��������� did not  permit him to explain in the face of  that blunt command, but when he had  reached the troopers he quietly said:  "Men. I have been up. to the captain  to report that there is a band of at  least 50 Indians skulking down this  way from Red Bird pass. They have  seen us and are after us. The captain  doesn't believe- me, and you will get  ready far a' fight.r' They'll be here  vwithin half an hour. Softly now. Just'  overhaul your carbines and cartridges  and make no display to frighten the  girl. I^he reds have_,got to flank the  basin on this side, and they will have  to strike us first. We've "got good cov-  ,er, and we 'can stand 'em off for the  day."  "But when* night comes?" asked one  of the men, though without a tremor  in his tones. ���������  "Get quietly ready," was the reply.  Meanwhile there  was an  argument  - between the captain and the colonel's  daughter.     He  sought  to  assure  her  that nothing had been seen and that  there was not the slightestdanger; but,  to-his annoyance, <she persisted in believing , that    there    must    be    good  grounds for the corporal's report.  This  annoyance   made" him  delay,' matters,''  and .nearly half an  hour had passed  <and   it   was   very   much   against -the  grain when he shouted for the soldier  to approach and sneeringly asked :*  "Well, corporal,  isn't it' about time  your Indians showed up?"  "We  shall  hear  from   them   in   ten  i minutes," was the reply.  "And they will have rabbits' ears on  their heads. You have sticks in your  eyes.".  ou.    .��������������������������� ���������.���������. si- mil' uuissea xne reports  of the carbines, and the sound of foot-  ' steps echoed in her ears.  , "Come!" said the corporal as be lifted  her up.  "Oh. Robert, and have you' beaten  them off?" she exclaimed.  "No; my'men are all dead, and the  Indians will rush us in a minute."  "And we���������we"��������� ' ,  ,  He put'his arm around her waist and  assisted her,to the rock on which were  the remains rof< her breakfast. The  steaming." heaving, mysterious lake  was 30 feet beneath them.  "'Better this than'that."'he said as  he pointed from the lake to a score of  Indians advancing.     ' 7   '7 '  "Yes, better this." she murmured as  she took fast ,hold of him and put, up  her face to be kissed, and the savages  stopped'in their advance and shrieked  and .screamed their disappointment.  By and by they advanced and looked  down into the lake,' but it had no story  to tell.  ',  ,   "   ������  NATURE'S  MIRACLE,  He who loves not a noble tree        ^   '  No fellowship maj' claitn from me.  t  Deep in the earth its great'roots spread,  But heaven's own blue surrounds its head.  It holds the joy of summer morn,  The strength of winter's wildest born.      ,  , God's birds find shelter in its arms,  Secure from everything that harms.  '" > '        ,    A  , It bows when south winds wander past, ,���������  But breasts unharmed the fiercest blast.  "Tis 'nature's miracle to me,  ,i Jlcr fairest work���������a noble tree.     '  ���������Xinette M.,Lowatcr in New York'Sun.  .|.0^O^������O4'O4������O4������0A*r0^-O4������04'O4,0'J������0,i������  o  - o  It Lcadt tin to tlie Real Thin*.,  "Pa, what is borrowing trouble?"  ;  ���������   "Well,7rlending a new lawn moAyer Is  a pretty good imitation of it."���������Chicago  Record.  HOPE  FOR   BAL0IE5.  ���������There's hepe for men Willi shining, pate*  For o'er the se:i h.is tped ,  The tidings that X i-a.\s will make  . Hair grow on u.iidest licud.        ,, \,  The famous AiibU.'Jtri M.'D. <  Who curiied on the te-st .,   -        ���������>    ,  Just tuincd thc^isH on ha iron spots,  , And nature dio 'he rest. \       ,        .' , .  "Twas Swift who, said, the gic.itestfihan i  The world h:i������ <'\ci Known   ''  Is one who makca two blades of grin*  Spring up when.1 ui.e li.id grown,  But greater far than any, man       w '    -   . ,-  Whom wo,can now recall ���������' >  Is'one who makes' hair'giow on hcadi     , .  Where there was none at all. -      i  'Tis gloiious news to all the men  , Who, when thoy don" their (.ilea,  jlixpo'se their polished crcniums     ' ,  And thus give cause for smiles.  'Twill also pave embarrassment '  On going to a show,, ',  For ushers won't be hustling- them  Down to the ���������"baldhcad" row.  . i  Soon"joy will reign in barber shop^  ' . Whcie business has been slack.  For custoincis of'former years  Will all bo rushing; back. ' * '  'Each baibcr'b leet around his chair  Will make a v. ell worn rut,  For every inothui's son will have  -   rA crop of hair to" cut.  There'll be rejoicing loud and lonjj ���������  Where'er men congregate, Q  When hair again is glowing on    ,  Tlie former ban en pate, - '   '  [ But'there'll be woe among.the flies  '   That-long kicked up high jinks,  For tliey will search and fail to find  i Their old tim<> "skating rinks."  _.   '    <���������   ���������-I'ittbburg Chronicle-Telegraph.  DARING  LEAP.,  IN THE LITTLE  HOSPITAL;  o  A Touching- Sketch of  'Two Patients Who Sailed  Together.  BY P. IT. BLACK.:  O  ' +  o  *  o  +  o  <{������o*I<o4*o^*o4>o^o*M*o*I������o^o^o4*o4*o4'  In  "If we mounted now and rode fast,  "we would find the way-open," said the  corporal, with downcast eyes.  ���������"Back, you impudent vagabond!"  thundered the captain, with outstretched arm. "I'll break you for this the  minute we get back!"  ' The corporal turned his gaze on the  girl for a few fleeting seconds. There  were anger, entreaty, love and humiliation in his eyes, while he was pale to  the lips. For a second he seemed about  to speak; then his head and shoulders  dropped in a helpless way, and he saluted his officer and retired.  "Oh, Captain Cline, what makes you  so harsh with him?" cried the girl as  the soldier turned away. "If danger  did not menace us, Robert wouldn't"���������  "And so you two have met before?"  he asked as she checked herself.  She had risen to her feet, and there  were tears in her eyes.. She might  have replied, but at that minute three  rifle shots followed each other in quick  succession, and the officer, who was  just rising, received a bullet in his  shoulder and sank down again.  "Bang. bang, hang!" went the carbines of the troopers, and the corporal  came running up the hill to seize and  drag his officer under shelter and to  say to the girl:  "You must crouch down here and remain quiet. They can't get at you till  they have killed the last ono of us."  "Aud is it Indians?" asked Captain  Cline as he tried to sit up.  "Fully 50 of 'em, sir, and our escape  Is cut off.    What are the orders?"  "If you'd been keeping a lookout,  this could not have happened!" growled the captain between his teeth. "I'll  have you court martialed if we ever  get back. .Get back to your post!"  There was cover for the skulking  Indians to within a stone's throw of the  bowlders, and it wasn't ten minutes  before two of the troopers were killed.  After the first shock of pain the captain made his way down to the men,  but there were no orders to give. Every horse had been.; killed as he stood  by that time, and a. third trooper had  been mortally wounded. The dullest  soldier could have told that there was  no escape. In his rage and pain the  captain cursed loud and deep, and  there were curses on his lips as he half  rose to shift.his position, and a bullet  reached his heart. Crouching behind a  bowlder and peering out now and then  with staring eyes, and again covering  her face with her hands and rocking  her body to and fro, the colonel's  daughter gasped and sobbed and waii>  tllaky Pe'rforinnnce of HorsemanihlD  on an Anatrnliun Mountain.  This remarkable leap was lirst made  by. the deceased Australian poet, Adam  Lindsay Gordon, whose name it has  since borne. The location is Australia-,  on the-banks of th'e Blue lake at Mount  Gambier, in New South Wales. The  first man to attempt tho leap since  Gordon is a professional horse trainer,  L. A. Skuthorpc. son of J. ft. Sku-  thorpe  of  Moree,   Now  South   Wales.  RKMAKKABLE LEA1*.  who recently made a dashing and sus-  cessful performance in the presence of  thousands of people. He rode the  hunter Wallace and had a run of 24  feet on a macadamized road to a three  railed fence o-f a height of 4 feet 3  inches, with a gutter on the take off  side. The ground available on the  landing side was 10 feet; then there  was a precipitous fall to the lake he-  low of about 250 feet. The horse stopped in a stride on landing amid the  greatest excitement. The slightest  mistake on the part of the horse or  rider would have led to serious injury,  if not to certain death.  A Ii'ittle Saver.  Mr. Miserly���������Now, let's see, little  wife. Have you saved anything this  month? '������������������:"��������� ..  Mi-s. Miserly���������Oh. yes, indeed. Tou  will find the expenses considerably less.  I have just been to see the grocer and  persuaded him to delay sending kis  bill until next month.  the   little   country    hospital - the  young nurses .were very good and attentive to everybody, not'having been  in the business long enough to  have  grown callous.    They were nice,girls,  mostly in their first year's course, and  their lips wouldtwitch and.their, faces  whiten   very  often/ in   the  operating  room .or. when they ,held a patient's  vhand. while he died in the night.    But  thej^ were brave and .went about the  pretty -hospital, singing * softly  in" the  cool ,p corridors, 'carrying (little7' white  -clothed trays to the sickrooms "and be:  ing the best of medicines themselves  by(_ reason    of ' their   neatness, .their  bright eyes and their kind voices.  ��������� Now, one beautiful bright spring afternoon at the railroad, junction in' the  town two trains 'filled  with' pleasure  seekers smashed .together, and the doctors and ' the matron-and the'nurses  were plunged into a world of work, for  ambulance after, ambulance came driv-  ing'upl from-the. scene of the accident  and left to the care of thegirls^many  people sorely hurt - And' among them  was-a very little boy about 6 years'old  whom nobody knew anything about b*-  causehis father and mother were both  killed In the collision, and" there was  nothing on. them to show who or what  they were except that they were very  poor.   It is comprehensible that a very  great deal of,attention was paid to this  little fellow, and he would have been  placed  in the women's'ward, as  the  hospital /was too small for a children's  ���������ward,.but.the women's ward was full.  So the. boy,'quite insensible, was'laid  on a cot in the men's ward/and next to  him was laid, a big brown-bearded man,  also   insensible,'."from   whose 'clothes  had been gathered quite asum of money and whose few papers went to show  he.had been a sailor.   He was a-v������ry  rough looking man indeed.  The man came to his senses first, and.  It was night. The nurse on watch was  quite frightened at the man. He was  In pain, and great allowance must be'  made for that, but nover in all her life  had the little nurse to, listen to such  words as came from the big brown  bearded man's lips. He wanted to get  up and go right away,' but he found he  could not move his great massive legs.  So he began to abuse his fate and the  railway and the hospital and the nurse  and mankind in general. He was a-  very biiter mouthed man indeed. The  littie nurse by the light of the night  lamp did her best to soothe him because he roused other patients, and  there was a terrible groaning and wailing in the small ward. And all at once  the little boy came to his senses, too,  just for. a minute, and his face was  turned to the sailor's face, and his eyes  fell upon the sailor's eyes. He was not  quite sensible yet, for it seemed he mistook the sailor for his dead papa, and  he said very prettily:  "Good morning, dad.   How are you  "this morning?"  The sailor, looking into the little fellow's eyes, was abashed and stopped  his swearing and was silent for a moment and then muttered clumsily:  "I'm all right."  "That's nice," said the boy and became unconscious again.  The  sailor  did  not  abuse anything  any more just then, but lay groaning,  and evcrj' now and again when the little nurpe slipped by in the shadows he  called to her softly, and the first time  he said:  "Pretty little chap."  The nurse nodded and smiled, and  the sailor smiled back, and until morning came at last he only groaned and  watched the child and did not curse at;  all, but every time the nurse came to  wipe his brow or give him a drink he  whispered to her to look at the boy.   .'  "Pretty boy!   He thought I was his  dad," he said and would have laughed  only his pain made him groan instead.  Again hei caught the nurse's hand.  "Said it was nice, he did. Cute, ain't  he?" And then his face -twisted in  pain.  But neither could the sailor rise  from his backhand neither could the  sailor hope to.sail.the sea again, for he  was in the same case with the child,  and both were slowly dying. At first  sometimes the big brown man would  foi'get himself in his pain, and the  nurses would shut their ears, terrified,  and the matron would threaten to  move him to a room by himself, and  that frightened him to silence, for ever  since the accident he had a great love  C-  '..���������v,1  4\i  i\  '���������73  ���������I  '.Vw  /  - (1  ror tne cnnci. Tne'cnua would look at'  his huge friend in, surprise' when he  fell into one of his'rages and, say:  "Oh, John, that's not nice!"''  And John would bite'his lips at once  and be patient. .Then the child would  say: '   - - <t        "'.'  "How do you feel, John?"'   '- .    ��������� >    ���������  And the sailor would answer:    " . ,  ��������� "First rate, Joe."     , '  "That's nice," little Joe would say.  And they jwould lie quiet and look out  of the window1 at the river and beyond -  where the big hills purpled to the skies  and were always looking up. . " ,  ' 'So.it was in the, mornings; when Joe-  Beemed alwaj^s first, a wake and'ready  to have his bands and face washed by  .the nurse. He could not .turn about to  see the other patients, but he-learned  all their names, and--as Tsoon''as, he  heard them moving r he always asked  very politely:      ' 7 '',"''  "And how do���������you feel, Mr.'Smith?"    ,  ���������    And   Mr.   Smith, would   always, an- '  swer because it pleased the child:  "First'rate, Joe."  '"That's nice," said'Joe.   -And so he>  would ask'each in turn, and to each'an-  ' swer, alwaj's the same, he would reply^  cheerfully, "That's nice."     ���������       .  .7  And when they asl:edhim bow-jfit--.  went with him he alwaj^s said.''though -  sometimes with an effort,' "I'm "pretty,  well, thank "you." ��������� Then' everybody'  ���������would say .with" rear pleasure, "That's-  nice, Joe."     r ��������� , \.    / ���������  So  the summer went on.  and   very  few,'patients'came to^the hospital, - and "  ,'John and Joe were all alone,^savc7 for  the'nurses who grew to1 dread the ,time-  that wassoon to part the friends.-, i    --,-  At last they told the sailor.that there-  was no'hope-at all' for, him. < A*,clergy-,  man came to preparehimV Hectook the,,'  ;news very jpalmly."but instantly whis-j/'';  pered: - , ' ��������� <*.-���������������������������  . "And the little fellow, Joe?" . . '' -"/  ��������� "Don't tell him." said the minister. "5  ."He is so innocent he needs no prepa-,: ;  ration.   But you?" .   '' \    ��������� ���������'-'       >���������  -   For days the poor sailor was in much,  ,i  trouble, and one night he whispered to  jihis little companion:     ! .,-<.,.,     .  "Joe, ,say you was rich as ,Va'nderbilt  and he was going a  long -sail.7. .would ' :  j-ou leave 'me behind ?" >y\   X \      '       ~j  "No," John," said the" child very ear- '  nestly;  "I  would  want you. to  come  -too.?      ���������      -������������������-,���������.      '   .'  ,   "Would you  feel * sorry, .'��������� Joe, to;, sail  ,  away and leave me .on the wharf, or���������  or if you was safe in a,fine big ship,-..-  see me busted to pieces on" the rocks?"/   ���������>'  "John," said the child, "Ivwould jump,. '., ]jl  out and pull7you to my ship,'I; would.'.'.   ^ ^  "Good, old' Joe," ^said1 the'sailor, and  said nothing" more."until,prayer .time;  when he squeezed Joe's band and -whis-  pered:,       ' . .      >..,--.,-  7; ."Pray hard, Joe.   Pray hard for me  to come along.  Pray forl'two, Joe."-,   ���������  And little Joe prayed for two.       >.  The   two   used   to \ watch,  for, the -  searchlight of the big night boat which  ran between two great cities on the riv- '  er.   When the steamer turned appoint,  its light flashed for an instant full on.  the front of the little hospital. Joe and  John, hand in hand, v'ery, very, weak  now, would lie and watch for it.   Joe  had. made a story that it knew-they  were'there andrsmiled in,on purpose to  say  "Good  night.".- Always  he'piped  "good night", in return and John.also.  Then Joe, squeezing the' once" powerful  hairy hand, would feebly, ask :^_  "How do you feel, Johri\tonight?'* ;  "First  rate,  Joe,"  poor .John  would  answer, with a smothered groan.  "That's nice.".  ' ' ' ;  And they wouldile very still or'grad-  ually go to,sleep.      '  And so one night the steamboat came  up the -river and turned the point and  cast its light upon the little hospital.  '.'Good, night,"' said the sailor {ln a  very low, hii'sky whisper, while .Joe's v  little hand rested on his.   But the boy's  eyes were wide" with a strange light.  "It didn't say 'good night' John," he  whispered . and tried to squeeze his  friend's hand.   "It said 'goodby.' " '  The sailor tried to rise in bed, but  was unable even "to-call. out. He saw  the river, but he could not F������te the other side. It was dark. He was afraid.  His lingers closed round the child's feebly.    *  "How���������do���������you���������feel tonight," dear  John?" said little Joe's voice very softly and te/aderly.  There was a moment's pause.    The  sailor's voice rang out with a glad cry:'  "First rate, Joe."  "That's nice," said the child.  And   the   littlo   nurses,   running   in,  found the friends bad gone together.���������.  Los Angeles Times.  ���������I  vi  71  A  Al  i  ki\  No Change.  "How many cents make a dollar  aow?" asked this boy of the corner grocer.--    ' .���������.;-'���������''.'/���������'���������������������������.""���������:"  "The same as ever," was the reply.  .' '"A hundred?!'.-  "Certainly. What makes you ask.  such a question?"  "W;hy, I've been visiting.my; sister in  Canada for the last three months, and  I didn't know but things had undergone a ehange over here."  Isrnornnce"ISn!ig:litcnqd.  "It was easy enough to tell that your  entertainer wns an Englishman."  "In what way?"  . "Why, 'he didn't,  sound   his   h's   when  he <jang;"  "That shows how little you know about  music. The scale doesn't' run above G."  ���������Richmond Dispatch.  S  w  1  $1 tf  The  Cumberland News.  CUMBERLAND, b. c.  Tlie Gridiron  Hei������������i.  Bravmyand lone haired and padded.  Shields on chins, nosps'and'ears.  Proudly again thev are posing.  Winning the tnhute of chpers.    '  t-������tiB winded, strong limbed and darirufc  *   Eager lor athletic fame.  They are the gridiron heroes.'  Greeted with public acclaim.  W  sss^msm.  MESSAGE   OF  HOPE   TO  THE  WEAK AND DEPRESSED.  i - -/\  Quarter back, naif buck and full back.  Tackle, guaid, center and end.  Ready for desperate charging, i ,  ��������� Ready to meet and defend.  Lining up boldly for action. o  -Putting the hall into play,  Passing and plunging and rushing,  -Getting the runner away. >,  Witb brawny foemen colliding,  1   '   Heroes of equal renown.  ' Pushing and struggling and swaying,  '   f All intthe mud going down.   -  Limping and bruised and discolored,  <   '  Promptly, they rally.'and then..  .Giving their hurts slight attention.  Bravely they line'up again.' *'  t      - '/ I  Pasning and running and'punting,   '  Chasing the man with the ball;      . <  Tackling and surging and squirming,  "   Down^they go, runner and all.  Up again, passing and rushing, (  Scoring a touchdown, then goal.  Wild are the-onlookers'-plaudits, ,  Cheering' that knows no control.  . - r      ' r   ^ -     i  ,j These are the gridiron heroesi  Plucky and brawny and fleet.  Eagerlyitaking,all chances. -,  ���������    Ready all foetn'en to meet. ( *  .' Batteied'and bruised und discolored,   '  Victory fomcKio console  Plaudits and f;mi<> tln>>  are winning,  Scoring a'touc ImIuwti, (lieu u-iul -,  ;      ��������� Pltlbbitig Chroiil< ie'i c.L-;  Grateful    Woman   Tells   of   Hsr   *ele������*������  From the   Agonies-That   Afflict   Her Sex  After Three Doctors   Had   Failed to Help  .Her. ' (.  r.*jpb  MIKAfiD'S LINIMENT Cores Dailmf.  i>-  " Dear "Sirs,���������This is to1 certify ,i*at  I have ���������< been-*, troubled with a lame  keck'for fifteen years.        -   '" - '  ���������'   I have used three bottles of    your  . 1IIXABD' S , LINIMENT and am  completely cured. **,',..���������  It gives me great pleasure to recommend" , it and you ' are at liberty  to use this in any -way to further the  ,iise of your 'valuable medicine.       ''  Two Rivers.  -������I" ���������'  " .    ROBERT  ROSS.  '-���������* The, man who is never idle hasr no  time to be mean.   - > . *  ' Ill-fitting -boots and  shoes cause corn*.  Holloway's Corn Cure' is the article to i  Get a bottle tit onoe and core your corns.  7  ;,&ood  temper..is7   like .the sun ;  .'sheds brightness over'everything.  it  MINARD'S UNIMENT for Sale Ereirw&ere.  "This desk shakes so badly that I  can hardly write on it!"  "Yes. but I couldn't get along without it. You see. I'm a teacher of penmanship, and ail my pupils have to sit  at that desk and write. 'This is a specimen of my writing before taking les>  ibonsl'"-           It Is run >v'itiu>m. inn imiu'ntice. that  Te������sic-ln���������������ffiu-n presumption. (m>uiu������ may  sotni'TiiiH'^ In- jirroirani. but uoihifig is  so diiiitii'ui   as  know ledge.���������Kulwt'i  'I lien- ii������-v������"i wii< jinv im:i.) ������-m wicked  }t< mil' in i'pn ������-\e ui uraii! mil- timl to  ������lete>l MiursillMlde :i< Ills- i\\i������ iliiij<rs IK  the \\ lldle world, llic '!������������������������������������ io lie ihe  most esteemed ami the ultiri ihe most  iiboimuuli'd. ���������Seiieu*.  '  The amount   of   suffering borne by  women throughout the icountry   ,can  never fbe  estimated.   Silently,   almost  hopelessly,  they  endure t from  day to  day afflictions that can only fall. to  the   lot,  of   women.      The following  story  of the suffering and release of  Mrs.  Charles Hoeg,  of  Southampton,  N.S.," ought to bring, hope ancl hqaltlv  and happiness to other sufferers. Mrs.  Hoeg    says : -"For, nine- out   of    the  thirty-two  ye,ors   of my  life  .1  have  suffered as no woman, unless she has  been similarly afflicted,'can imagine,I  could suffer and yet have lived. Three'  weeks out of, four I. would be unable  to move, about and, indeed,   , at, ("no  time was really fit to attend to   my  household    duties.      I consulted physicians���������Three     of    the  "-most  skilful,  doctors in the county of Cumberland  at 'different times had charge of    my  case!7 These all  agreed  in their diagnosis,  but athe/treatmekt varied; :and  wkile  at    times  I'would    experience  some relief, at no time 'was there any'  hope  given  me  of  a permanent  cure.  Many a night .when I went to'bed I  would have been glad if, death    had  come   before^ morning.  ���������> I never had  much  faith in proprietary'medicines,  but������at one time I, took a half dozen  bottles 6fra blood-making/compound  that was-highly recommeaded. " Tliis,  like every thing velse,v failed to help me.  There seemed to'pbe\not a particle of  , blood in my body.,'My face-was absolutely   colorless,. aad- my ,au etite  almost entirely deserted 'me. , I often  saw  in .tke < newspapers  letters  testifying to, the merits "of Dr.* Williams'  Pink Pills, but nine'years of suffering  and ".discouragement    had '. made me  too'sceptical to  see any hope  ofT.re-.  lief1 when    doctors1 had failed  t,6 "^effect     a, cure.   But atv  Jast -1'came  across the story of a cure near home  ���������that of Mr. Moses Boss, *    of Rodney.    I-knew  that   at    one-time, he  had been regarded as a'hopeless consumptive,  and, his  euro 7through    Br.  Williams!   Pink   Pills < determined   me  to  try  them. \ I  had 'not "taken  two  boxes  before I began to'1 feelr better,  and grew confident,of a.cure.,, I kept  on-taking the pills, all the time feeling new blood - in <my _veins, ^activity  returning to my limbs,, and the feeling  of' depression  gradually ,'wearing'  away.    To many women it may seem  incredible" that  the  mere nfaking,  o'fi  new "blood in my .veins could restore1  to a healthy  condition. misplaced internal  organs,  but'this has been my  happy experience.    My pains have all  left me, and I am now as "healthy a  woman as    there   is   in   this   place.  This  health I oye to Dr.    Williams'  Pink Pills,    which   have rescued   me  from a life'of suffering,  if not    from,  the' grave."  Dr. Williams. Pink Pills arc especially valuable to -women. They build  up the blood, restore the nerves; and  eradicate those troubles which make  the lives of so many women, old and  young, a burden. Palpitation of the  heart, nervous headache, and nervous  prostration speedily yield to this  wonderful medicine. These pills are  sold only in boxes, the trademark  and wrapper printed in red ink, at  50 rents a box or six boxes for  $2.50, and may be had of druggists,  or direct by mail from Dr/ Williams'  Medicine company, Brockville,  Ont.  ���������i^^M-'^m^x^x^^^^m^^^Ji^^.  is a sure indication of Sexual Weakness or other0Nerybus trouble, Failing  Powers  or  Diseases  of the Kidneys  and Pelvic Region.    A-woman's, back  ache tells of that weakness which makes it a labor  Backache and   Its  numerous     causes  can     quickly    and  positively be  e U RE  andJ agony to live.  at    home  by, the  "patient'.   applying^  to'the aching spot  a      unique,      safe  and successful method of electric treatment which* gently and soothingly  dispels pain and saturates the whole, body with 'renewed vigor, making  life worth living.   It'������ known as      - '    <> ������  Dr7 McLaughlin's Method of Self-Applied Electrical Treatment.  It is worn" comfortably rat night while the patient sleeps, and DOES N,OT  BURN OR BLISTER, -as" do other appliances which have enough power to  be curative..,     "        .    . ' \, ���������<��������� '       . ' , , . i  NO CURE.    NO PAY.  ��������� '' ' '    V-  ��������� 1'   t  After you are cured you can pay me,  sap then ..the pries will be only  t v one-half what '������ asked for, the old style bi'tsV which have been blister-  ing 'and burning the backs of the wearers, for the',past '30 years.  'My belt i]| three times as strong' as any  .other Belt sold/ and is the only one that does not blister the flesk. -      V ��������� v ' 7  r0 ���������'"        Extracts From a Few of-the Testimonials on File in Our Office: '.  ���������>x<  0.M  ���������>A7  I would say to all k ho are troubled with  lame back,'and all diseases common among  men. thai your belt is, what they want it-  get.   Y������ urs truly, ,       ^  ;- Dxbridge. Ont. ^    r   ��������� A. L. Widdifie'd.  I would not' lake double "whatT pa'id for  your belt ir ,1 could not gee another. , 1.  navn't been troubled with my back sine-,  u-ing it.' Tours very truly,        * 't ���������    ,'  Keunicott, Ont.,      , II.' Davis.  My back is entirely well, the ]miu is ai  gone and ail my oti'ier tiv ublt's li.: ve left nn-  ' __ itenfrew,' Out. \ r   - James Fa i quharson.  Dear Sir,< -Yonr Belt has cured my weak  btck. I never feel any pain now. I'told'  you before I got your belt I could hardly  sit up after a hard day's work. A day's  worK is not'a toil io me now.    -  Thos.'W. Ferris  Hopev.lle, Ont.  A  Die.  The night lo-ses ,whichu'uscd to be so fre  n.uentare about stoppe-j.. I leel confident  la<in anothei- monKh. I.will bc.entiicy  ���������uied. ^       ,��������� ���������    Delbert Rouse.,  4 Fair Avenue, Brantford, Ont ,   '  CALL TO-DAY. OR WHITE FOB MY EIGHTY-PAGE BOOK, WITH INFuRMATION.   ADUflESS:  ' ' J30YOSGK SI BEET, ".I?- OFFICE   HOURS:;  ���������   iv������vbr&wii ia-ii������;       , iokonto, om. ,     j      v y,a. m. io<8.30 p  I would say that your Belt, has done all  you claimna it would.    I have nol an acher  v r pain now. I would not lake ti eble what I  pincl for it. ?:       ^    .   W. *'.' McDermott.    c  , Wahnapitae Lake, Ont.-    /.>.-'        , ,    v  I am T>erfectly'>alisiied with, your belt nt  far/ as I have used it    I feel a groat deal  u otter.   Yours truly,  Norman, Ont; ,, William Dixon. ^'"\  Dear ti-���������The,p"aih= in kiu-e and lower,  Darts o    'imbs have disapi>eared entirely..  ily back U O. K.i s ��������� -    n'  Chitti.Man: '   B. A. McLaren.  m  FROM HIS POINT OF" VIEW.   '  ."Have ,' you,   had a good trip ? "  asked one of his friends  at  the' end  of 7the trun.    v.    .'     "  ' '  7 ".Tip-top,"   answered   the   sleeping-  car porter, with.,a "grin." k   ������������������  THE BEST PILLS.���������Mr.' Wm. Vander-  voort, Sydney Crossing, Ont.^writes: "We  hare been using Parmelee's' Pills, and find  them by far the best pills we ever used.'*}  Fob.Delicate and Debilitated Constitutions these pitls act like a oharm. Taken in  small doses, the effect'iaboth a tonio and a  stimulant, mildly exciting the' secretions of'  the body, giving tone and vigor.   '���������  '������$  4*6>  He who tdrinks the health of everyone drinks away (his own. ,.  If your children are' troubled with worms-  give them Mother Graves' Worm Extermi,  nator; safe, sure, and effectual. Try it, and  mark the improvement in your child. "%  '������������������'���������. .Candid.,���������     f      *    ' .���������   7>"  "Did you dp nothing' to resuscitate  the1 body?" was recently asked of^a  witness at a coroner's jnquest.  "Yes. sir; we searched the pockets,"  was the reply.     ,' '   ' :''  K  STILL ANOTHER - TRIUMPH. ��������� Mr.  Thomas S. Bullen, Sunderland, writes: "For  fourteen years I was afflicted with Piles; and  frequently I was unable to walk or sit, but  four years ago I was cured by using Dr:  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. I have also been  subject to Quinsy for over forty years, but  Eclectric Oil cured it, and it was a permanent cure in both cases, as neither the Piles  nor Quinsy have troubled me since."  U"TfrcrANA "RELIANCE  OIQAS  ���������vPOWUlA,    FACTORY. Montreal  ^/oman's  "eakness  A woman's reproductive  organs are in the most intense and continuous sympathy with her kidneys.  The slightest disorder in the  kidneys brings - about a  corresponding disease in  the reproductive organs.  Dodd's Kidney Pills, by restoring the kidneys to their  perfect condition, prevent  and cure those fearful disorders' peculiar to women.  Pale young girls, worn-out  mothers, suffering wives  and women entering upon  the Change of Life, your  best friend is  Dodd's  Kidh  Pills  Ttvo Dflvrn to Cupid.  "Oh. Jack, please aad mv rarcl for mef*  Thus spoke a nut blown lassie  Iti Io\p (I tlioujrht) with naught hut ber  hwnsntp Week .inrl or.issJa.  I'd waited for l-et ai  the n;nth.  My  look* tinned  disquiet.  Bu������ js (he vnn������oi"-i������' rrai.'l drew near  Mi slii{r<;isli piiNf ran riot!  When to t!ie <rie"ii ������n r,1(|mnt  Like hint  of autumn >��������� blending.  Of sold and ius������i>t  rints. she i-.ime,  A crisis ^et'ineil  ii'|>-'iidin'<  "Tide's a peneil      Now put down  The first five each in six.  Then on the sixth 1 took an eight  Due to nv sliein^ tneks.  That's���������let tne sei-���������that's thirty-oipht;  The lone; hole was a ten.  Don't look so ku'p and sad!    I've sees  It pla.i cd nineh worse by men!  Now, on the e.^bth I made a se\en.  1 tired there.    Vou know  "here were no cuddies, and my^club*  VVeisjir half a ton ur-so.  ���������ui  still this hole was host of all.  1  made n crashing drive.  Ton saw me lay it dead in four,  Which made my only rive,  ���������'hat's���������five times six are thirty.    Oh,  I add like the old Harry!  The column foots a 'naught,* you say;  Mow many's that to carry?"  Deep down within her glorious eyes  My gaze-dwelled  fond and burning:        .  Half startled���������nowjier lashes drooped���������  Tiie,(n:th at last disecrniilg:  "They tell inc. Madge." I whispered low,  "For each lass is a'laddie,      '  And something tells me���������am I wrongT  1 am your rightful <;addie!  D'?- beart,  I've added up the score;  There's only one to carry.  An.'  I'm the one.    Will you consent  Your loving Jack to rnarry?"   ,  ���������New York f.f������  KflrnoHfness.  "Ever notice," asked the corn fed  ���������philosopher, "that when a man wants  l'������ make you think hf is speaking from  tbt* .''bottom of bis heart he speaks at  the top of hia voiceV"���������Indianapolis  i'ress.  Unappreciated   Activity.  "I tell you that idleness doesn't pay.  The surest way for a person to get  ahead is to keep moving."  "I fancy you're right That's the way  four of my tenants got ahead of me  last week."���������Stray Stories. ���������  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  o.  Irrttnttns.   .  "So Mrs. Gaylord insists on a separation at last, does she? Well, be has  Deflected Uertshamefully."        - ,  ,  "Oh. she didn't uiiud that-particularly."      *  "Wbat was the trouble, then?"  "Why. whenever be was a uttle pood  to her he was <o very virtuous about it  thut site just couldn't stand it."���������Har-  j'c'r's l-ia/.ar  Dr. J. D. Kellogs's Dysentery Cordial ia a  epeedy cute for dysentery, diarrhoo i, cholera, _8umnior-coniplaint, sea sickness and  complaints icci -ental to children teething.  It give's immediate rehtf to .hose suflering  from the effects of indiscretion in e iting unripe fruit, cucumbers, etc. It acts with won.  deifut rapidity and never fails to conquer  the disease. No one need fe ir choleta if  they have a bottle of this meuicine convenient.  ','' Reflections of n Bachelor.   ,-���������_'.  A girl's .eyes are never so^sharp as  when .they are looking thiough'a marriage veil. , ' . . " , . ' ' i l  '' ProhahljMhe man who'will end (by coming the nearesr in iintlers-tanding women  is,TroL'essnr Garner. .   r   ^.   X"  7 .'.   -  ���������When a man stops telling liis wife that  he loves her. it it. time for her to t.(op  telling him ihatjie doesn't. '  ��������� _ A man can always stave oflF a quarrel  with his wife, by telling her something  nice that some man.'didn't ;>a.v about her.  The average woman would rather lind  out three days ai'Terwaid that' she had  married a lunatic than to have him disappear the night before the weddiug.���������  ���������Now"York Press.  It took me rho' dan half a lifetime to  learn to mind my own bus'ness, an den  I diskivercd dat people thought I didn't  know anything: an couldn't mix in if I  wanted to. ,. ���������< <  He who drinks' the' health of o'yerx-'  o������e drinks away his-own. -       li'- ' ''*  -  ������if  "- >fil  <     ',             *  /  r  '\\1  '���������   ".",'���������  ,, <  ���������     -���������'<-  f      f!T*,  '  '   '         r  i    hl-  ' "   ? r ^  <  V '  .      '  >iV'  ���������i   '     ���������  ^   .   r i  v\    ti  1 'j\  < /     .,  <��������� ij -  -X V  ���������   ii t  "-* i:,r  J                        T          -               *  fj i  \   '   ������ *"'    ^  -Vu-  >"7'l 2>,'  c". ' < ' ,  r  '*��������� '!  tV*i"v-'  .>   pj "  \''A-y'/<  ���������!'&���������  x"A^  *' J **' 'i*  UI?.,      .  . '"'-I  * r~    J- *  - i -it ,  i  K'P'l  ....j vj.-i'  t *"��������� - f  ./r j"  i v   1-1  Ti^X^^ (V,^- i*-\  * ^~f,M  %    lr   ^r   i-\if  ><j, *-r,A  -^".*  '"^���������rc  '!-'������,     l"  " * -.- 1  , <s'?t ;  "*j i  ���������          4      J           .  #.   '. ivU  ��������� ' 1  / t \.   '  f f -������. ''1  -,*������������������ V  , -v'-^j-'I  1    T    1  l"       "r   -   'I  -'   vl*  *.<?������&,]  '' '* :  >'^X\  "     '     '     "t,1" 1  t>'   s  lb      - t ^1  rA'Au  1 v ''"'.'l  Jr*. t,4 ,  .'W/rl  "     . i   >t  r J> 1  t* -  f'/-"'J  *_l    I - .i.  -i   .X'l  ^     <  ''    1  $    x   ���������-  p.^. > ? ���������  \VjvI  .',    !t������, ..   ^  >-r' -At  3>w  i^iC-^il  CtCLE  AND' ���������TMBBflL  Send your   oil  ^waeelsr.tousto   ~  re-enamelled m  put In shape,   a  work eaaraateeo."-  oui'li,- uxp rt workmen'.   Send for list of new  ���������met second hand wheels.   Try us.  ^ "���������  : ,& v.  *2l  ANDRE ARMS & CYCLE 60.  Vil  ���������Crescent" Asrtntu.  Wlnnlpegv.  It may be onlv a trifling cold, but neglect  it and it will fasten its fangs in your lungs,  and you will soon be carried to an untimely  grave. In this ccuntry we have sudden  changes and must expect io have coughs und  colds. We cannot avoid them, but we can  effect a cure by using Bickel's Anti-Gon-  sumptive Syrup, the medicine that has never  been known to fail in curing coughs, colds,  bronchitis and all affections of the throat.  lungs and chest.      , v  .The deal mute arose from his bed  And stepped on a tack in the dark!  Tis well,  fferhaps,   tho world    iiever  kne-w  Of hia silent but awful remark.  Brass Band  Instrument*," Drums. Uniforms, Etc  EVERY TOWN  CAN HAVE A  BAND.  Lowest prices ever quoted. Flue catalogs  S0fc> Illustrations mailed free. Write us fer auy*  thing lu Music or Musical - Instrument*.  Wfcrtey Royce * Co., Tor^^������i;SJL  .V,  MINARD'S'LINIMENT Relinres NenralsiiL  As  Usual.  Clerk���������Madam, you will have, to describe the contents of the pocbetbook  you_lost7.v' ���������'��������� -:x'':'::���������'"..  Mrs. Shopper-Well, it contained four  hairpins, a button hook, a lace hand:  kerchief, four stamps, six rainy day  skirt samples, my lorgnette, a safety  pin and���������  Clerk���������That will do. This was a  pocketbook. The lost baggage department is  on the   second   floor.-  ' PASSED THE AGE LTAQT.  Miss     Oldgirl���������Ok,     did you  say  waSfa croquetto or a coquette?  Mr.  Sourdrop���������A croquette.  What     a    strange   mistake!    What  ever made you say  'croquette?'  Because    they     don't     make     cro  quettes out of spring chickens.  WHEELER & WILSON SEWING machines.  Rapidity." Save.- about one day in three.  Quietness nnd durability without noise or wear.'  (General utility.   Best for all kinds of work.  243 Portage Ave., Winnipeg.  United States Cream .  Separators.  Perfect skimmers. Light running and easiest  to wash. Will outlast two of almost all competitors. All round tbe most serviceable and  ���������est value. (Everything needed in the dairy  kept. Write for catalogues. Shipments at  fresh butter'wanted.  TXT-m     Qv������fvrt    2o6 Pacific Avenue,    \  1 Will.   Ol/Ubb, WINNIPEG.  Wanted Agents in EVERY TOWS  ia  * Canada to sell our  M*DE   TO   QR*ER  CLOTHING.  CROWN TAILORING- CO.,    Toronto.  F������vhb and Ague and Brr.ious Debanqb-  icbntb are .,pos tivcly cured by the use of  Parmelee's Pills. They not only cleante the  stomach and bowels from all bilioua matter,  but they open the excretory vessels, causing  them to pour copious effusions from the  blood into the bowels', after which the corrupted mass is thrown out by the natural  passage of the body. They are used as a  general fjuixily medicine with the best  reiti.ts. .;    ���������  MUNICIPAL  MATTERS.  New York city ,js-'to. widen One Hnn-  di-C'il and Tenth s'rjtifpt whore it faces on  tbe upper end of'Central park.  Cincinnati is alrea'dy busily preparing  for ber .next fall festival, which'is ex-  pectt'd to be gorgeous beyond anything in  the past..,  The total number of persons arrested in  Boston last year was .'53.('>">"> against 30,-  7U0 the preceding 'year, being a decrease  oUCJUIi. .                .   ...._.  Tb* rsnlt of the Inrltntlon,  "7 Mrs. Blomarket cannot understand  why Mrs. Upstreet did not accept her  invitation. This is what the invitation  said: ��������� w  "My Dear Mrs. Upstreet.���������1 am going to entertain a few people on Thursday evening, the 27th, and this is to ask  you to be one of the number. I know  you do not care for society functions,  but you will feel perfectly at ease at  this one. as nobodv.of auy consequence  is invited."  Insfnnfltiorr.  Softlei^Ii���������They���������aw���������say thorp's n  fool in ('vahwy family, dnu'Hier know.  Miss Cuitin::��������� Yes. and you are an orily  son. I believe.���������Chicaco Xcwu. i  &  It lenves the -kin wonderfully"soft  and fre.-h,aiid its .jtint Iragrancc is extremely pleasing.  Uc-ware of   Imitations.  ALBERT TOILET SOAP CO., Mfrs.  MONTREAL.  W. N. U. KG 318 ,   *tp; ���������*.���������������������SV> **��������� vWC^ir^lr ������--*-J-  J  *y?  I*  4  li  if*  ,Ji Cj'-. <r v*T"; Z. C  "Tiltf CUMBERLAND "NEWjS  Issued Every Wednesday.  W. B. A-VDgj^ON,       -      -       -       EPITOB  1  Xiic'ooiu'iius of Xaii 'Ki^Ts '-%Vi open to all  ���������*h    .Vi.'f."   o.-qj.'.'   '.uji-bu views on  matt  >.ra<������i oubi^j interest.  f. >l/.'()   l-      i. l>        ^ '  While ,w,e do u t'hold ourselves responsible for'tfio iittciu..l'ea'ot donespondents, we,  ifheiv^  *v\ ''r.gtu.    of   declining   to   inserr  ���������' omimiiiuct I- i a uutiecfcsattri_y personally.  (  r  Wh.J,NESDAY,   xM/Y    29,    1901  , r>  l?������  J * J  I  I-  7  li  If.1  I?'  iff  l<   f  I?   !  I  f  I"  V  \l  is"  It*  I  ;������ITTEP MILK.  -4Tfc������ Sabject  From ������   Bacterial Potni  T,"      ' of   View.    '  The bacteriologists, some of them ai  least, say a tiacter'.al organism gets  Jin the milk during < milking, which  'there multiplies-so rapidly as to soon  ;make the milk bitter, writes Dr. Smead  'in The National Stockman. Well, that  jmay be true sometimes, but more times  'It Is,not-true in my experience. Some  :co\vs long'In" location will produce a  'bitter,, nauseous! milk by reason of a  (natural' tfiange going on in their own  ������ .'system.'1 -Ot this I am fully convinced,  innd have.-s6 expressed .myself in a  ^previous article.    In other cases a cow  h< ih.ul:y  fed Jwf'll  give' bitter milk,  or a  "��������� 'diseased condition of. the .udder will  ^do.^e'sa'iplv'- '&<& &nh- we win easily  Jfind'bi'jt^tVj-' .'shltfXy &fy&i'kg' each  teat  ' "-separate!y-alid-riras fl'iiU vfuich quarter'  'Ms pi'odmH^4his'',Liiid ������'f milk, as it is  'rare lndeeUvfltut chiclf quarter is'nlling."  '{Not so- w'lieir the cow's liver or cli-  .gvstlon Is derated. ';Thcp;aIl tho teats  jiwill fu'rtdsh '^IttxV milk. The same  -Is true when'the icugtli' of lactation is  '-,'thtf cause. lt;Js therefor** 'fonpprtanl  -3to kno*Jlf",ab6irt7ftiest! tliimrs l)i>f������fs-.c' [)������'-  :scrlblns.������" TUW'cow whose habiti In* to  ;give Hitter JtuilK'vfheu li.v.t*. isilx 'or seven,  .nxiutri^lfe.'iactatioii had hotter be dried ^  t-oD niur&qld.rof hoof.    The onV whose   )  M '} ��������� !������>��������� .way. Sh.ip':u������d  Citv (.1 Faiidnn   .   L,������^������<    lUZMD COLLECTIONS.  "���������'.uunvai'v oi x; .iiections to   dat<  I.  'oved--<^ Prt,)f. P.-iyi.e's  lat.'rtaiiimeiit $    72.00  v,  .\i  -~i-&.   Hicks'and   Riggs  .   . acofc. subscription...     194.50  '{-'    ������.ition  Army.. Van       27.90  i <va i-tions���������  y of Rossi and '..    100.00;  l .tv of Nelson     250.CO  .... ,   .  " i ' v of Westminster....    150.C0  ''i'd. Seaton, Vancouver.      '4.C0  ?       ���������riptions��������� e  . ,-mJoops       10.00-  ..   v. J.    X.   }Villimer'  ��������� n account..... .....      86.50  t.   ���������>. Hetherbell, Hornby      18.00  '.    A.. V\   cy, Duinnan..       46.CO  A   jNiL-Kniglii, on acct.. .     121.50  jV:i< or o    Vancouver.'. .     245.25  ' G 7������. M Laugliliri, U. B.'   100.00  -Sile ot I.. Straiiff's poems. 6.50  , .-���������  a������!������liiion tbe   following   ani- '���������  o i   ���������-   i avc, been   paid' in to" tlje  'B  nk o   Coin men e. 'Nanaimo:  7 c ij.lion, Free Pi-ees. .$'214.30 i  D       tion^��������� , ' tf  ���������C t.<- ' f Kfir'r.ltiops c 150.00  IJank of .Coinirurce      200.00-  Me -ts. I i i ?kt- <fc Iliggs, snb-  . s irjpiif ii l,iPt..'. ......:. ..$    64 00/  'M. Alii ni-oi). Union Bav. ..     190'SO  Ski-  ii* I\j incis* Union....  iri>iv-���������i  ?���������"&<?*-���������  -^  J-     v Xe   t ^.. ���������" -n .^-*, -ff~f ������**���������     '  \-^,./ 4 v7j" Yi "W ^ B "^  ���������p ~->i <      r     "'? v ix������i  O hJOI       ,  Jr.   ^.fclfi^.  i^o. 44.  w.-M   :rHa   -^'���������M^i^  flE if 1  mm  bl.^UC. IJUti. 1.  r-^sr:  J-i-  ;:  I if  ?  f  T  I *  It  J i  i  It  It  it  J't  .)  ���������1  1  jliver or "dhW-!tfoii is off should have a  ' ���������poilud,Qf5Jep'������"������e salts given as a physic  Jand   two-  dranvs   of  'powdered   man-  ,    Jdiake rootMo*tiniulate ber liver into  ������ Jpioper toctio'n. ' This should be followed  ' lb>- half'oittHvedesttJ's of-powdered hypo-71  ���������   J 'sulphite of sud^l morning and uicjht un-  "til  the tVouhU;reeases. ' II' bad," moldy '  -   -food Ls the cffu.st-. coriwet'tliat by a IVot-'  ter clflsrf-.Qf ,f<vid.  -rf.Wthe bacteriolo; ,  L   'gi.-tt W:yt-:'slu������i*U^n:ir1-n������';n!'ound on,her  jcasca's's^i lot of fifth'bidon'gei'nis. ready  > 'to ilvov'-M -the1 milk."  go at-her  with\  ,  ;. 'Ro.rp a':MJ;-w^ii'r. A-ui i y comb and'brush.v  ,l)H(-ke'd,\iiV^.]i-tlif fili'jnty'of elbow grease.  !nnd rfcriib^qj*'-^������.'ilold'l'OW-and make  !>������ r clciDn: v&'&.**a clean the stable.   U.se  lllme or, laud' piaster  freely  in It. and  'bod   the, cow   with   clean,  dry   straw.  teome1 men's   ctows   I   know   of   woulil  kir a >llttle %vild out of "their eyes und -  'might bnuse^\he' owner to believe, they  ���������yrvre going crazy, but they won't.  ..-.\.ji .   Hlicb reedlnar.  There are"at least two kinds of high  feeding���������flrst.   feeding   a   larsre   ration  intelligently, and. second, feeding with-  .lout any purpose whatever, says L. W.  '<Llghty In The National Stockman. Just  ���������k few' days ago I visited a farmer  Ivho keeps quite a number of cows to  Supply milk for a small town. He ha*  the reputation of being a very. high  Ye^Hler, nnd his cows, young stock and  ' 'calves are ns fat as porkers, which  proves that. In a way, he Is a high  feeder.    I never like to be personal, so  ��������� I will mention no name, and the party  referred to will not read this, .as he  -takes' no paper but his party's political county sheet, filled' with '"hot  tetuff" "He gave mo all th������ foM������ and  figures ,-he could, which1 were' mere  guesses.' except .the. milk* bills, and I  -lnr<itt>ld"iik'e to give a few as an ^awful"  , .eiiitfap.le.  k lie iliad 17 milk cows during the last  year, -ahd his milk statements 'showed  that he- sold R0.r>48 pounds .of "milk, for  which he-received $491,851 :#r almost  $21)  per cow.' " Tbe co\vs'"ha,jtJ all  the  , hay (timothy) and 'cbrjj stover they  Wanted to eat:. Thbii' 'grain ration con-  slHto'd "of corn .chop, .eorn' chop, corn  Chbp.5 A "toll" "'6ox' ,f,ull hiorning .and  liight. about 12 ;pou.iv������s !per day. The  cost "=of his ���������'daillj/"-|r^t'Iou is at least 17  tents^^w'hUe'toe1 -average daily ��������� income  for'each -.c'dXv ��������� was last year almost 8  .cents:'- .O.li'. .dear, oh doar! What a result'frc^ui- high feeding! No careful  reader of The Stockman and Farmer  Will'1 do 'such feeding, but hundreds,  ^eaj  thousands of. nonreaders do  this  ' vefy thing. For fattening steers such  a ration migbt go. but for dairy cows,  never. It puts a big lot of fat on the  ribs at a dead loss. Tbo blood making  .and milk making materials are lacking In the ration, while there ls a big j  surplus of heat and fat makers. In  short.- the >.eo'ws '4o not 'get half enough  ���������prottf.IjP',��������������������������� fthd ���������' tjb't^'ffesult is "dairying  don't iiay:"'   ''������������������ .  <   .{': '��������� ,i. .i -.   '��������� :���������'" *  ,.    Way Fos* Cott0.  The trouble witb -most bay, partlcu-  ' larly clover and timothy. Ms'';that it is  not cut until too ripe.- ' Insist upon, getting bay'c'ut 'early, particularly when  the price Is as ih'igh .&& It-is this year:  The cows will eat up timothy hay clean  If It la Ctit'j;ust ;as the bloom begins to'  appear. "'The' same-'la true'of clover.  Corn fodder^whlefa'was cut' moderately  ������������arly arid Balance with bran is an excellent dairy feed.  <-t.tt...          Cay    I* Ka������-l'o ^.  Citv of (kiiiibcrland   \U. MrPl.fcV sub. libt   1  K. of P.Cuinl.r.rlnn(l,v   x\\r. '"iuiM-pei ���������- \ ,-i tiiii'ijn . .  Ucv. \\ C   l)i���������(!-!-' ?ul , li-i  .24,00  ' A (>'  1   OH ( 7  100 f  250 0  4" (,���������  2-7 0-'  is- 0-  0,  2.  ().  (.(  7 tO d(  iy'K  Ol  '6tb ''<_���������������������������-.\ in.Maud (Jiuictrfc     &AA'"-  1 (  llo iier    s i(ittr   ^1 ������"i(.t>iiibL   '  C   -i: c ii, V.i ni'ii' ivr, .   .  Lid/smitfi Wi arf 'Jl.iinl-  Cit zen.s of FcuiW     Dfltt  Municipal   Coniui  Colonist 8ub.-cri| tion List. }iW> 0(  Strang's poems         *-i o<  Mies Biiihim.'-  Ci.i.ccrt . .     12 ' .")(  K. Cbild's sub. IL-t   J. B. Holme*' sub list. . .  "Dot" pcnomiiincf,   Cumberland    Subscriber   Nanaimo miners, &c, contributions       1075 0'  Bal, of McKnight's coj.:, . $    fM r,0  Col. at Colliery Office!     ,77^ ''Ir.  Pyioe Only ^10.00.,  Made in all tho ptindarc!, ca.Ii-  l>$ry both Rim a-id Center Fire.  Wcightabout 7 poimds.- Standard barrel for rim lire cartridges,  24 incites. - For center-fire cart-  1 idges, 26 inches. ,  .  If these rifles are not carried in stock  by your dealer, send price and we will  send it to you express prepaid. ���������   .  Send stamp for catalog describing complete line aiul containing r valuable* in-  lormation to shooters.  The J. Steyers Asms and Tool Co. .  1'. 0. Box  >n (>,        CHIC0PEE FALLS, MASS.  via.  < -jit'  k  111s  b *; fa $��������� v ���������  LcSst?   OS-W  I***    t*' ���������  ���������rjj.������.������(Sw<Br:c3-'s: va  HIDE  MeMLLAM" FER &.*NvUl  ^  i.  EXPORTERS  AND.IMPORTERS  a 0  i.  S&^Wvfle sor &tw  Xsw&u-lwv z,rtl 7>r.<> \ht> **������:k\   ArA  l  ��������� -/s.   ., .:  ii  IIMI'11  m*&  ,Wii    \\ AVI   YOUli  7fe  (r  ���������  ppesh-LagEP Beep 1������\he^ovInce  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.  71  \ r(-������ sud. of $5.00 will be paid 'for information   leading  to  con'viction .#  .���������r.-uns \ itholding or destroying any" kegs   belonging   to,,this  company;.  ���������-I-*..     Manager;  HENRY BE1FK1  i J,ob;prii)tii?g|7,  4 SATIf FACTORY ?$������&  ������SE.SS.ViKNT A< T  aNJ> 1'J:0V]NCIAL  RBV'ENIJR TAX.  '   .'  'Jomox TYjbTaicr.  ^-.MAH.RERv.&--.-C-a7-i  ,1. Wholesale    Wine ;and "Liquor    Merchants  :'' ;"'    :7-NANAi'M6,' B 'Cl-7'"; ������������������.:���������'.'���������  0   *im  x4  - <\  1  If  Oii'cct [wpoct  of Whylcand McKay, Glasgow Special Scotch Whisky,  jiis. Wrtison & Co, Dundee, Glen'.ivet.   t |  R. McNish &Co., Glasgow, Di. Special.  til  r>l 00  '9 01  90 *r  4 8,7  J Graham, Denman   '    J 0  H C Lucasi   25 00  Rev Wm I-Ticks   42 50  J McPhee   ��������� 2S 50  Meth. Church Cantata.....  75 .00  Revelstoke Concert.......  49 00  McLean's sale-of  Strang's  poem". .   .     2 75  Colonist cheque.;   5 CO  Mayor of New West   r>c. 50  Royal Bank,   Nanaimo. . .  18 50  Messrs. Hicks & Riggs....  20 00  Total : $8139.85  Note���������Will the members of tim  executive committee pleasa take  notice that the committee will meet  every Eiiday evening in the City  Hall at 7:30 p. m.  J. B. Bennett,  Se< reiary.  TO TH'E  DEAF.  A rich lady cured' of her > J)eni-  ness and Noises in the Plead bv  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Insti-  tute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear ifJmrns .may bave  them free 44di'ess " No. 14517.7  The Nicholso������ lastkute, 7S0  Eolith" Avenue,\ew York,?' U.S.A.  VTOTICR iH^hereh.  uivi'i'i. m   acc"T<'>ific  _\     wiili the   St*'u e-,    thnr   P ������.vi  ual  ;jv-nue Tix. and   all    taxeN   U-vie*!    umler  ���������[f A   i'imi f-  t '\<jt. <������re   now   due   f'.i   tlie  ,   ai  1901.    Ah th������ c������b������v<'Mi'rim������ ri taxes col  tilili  wi I iii the Con-ox D'-i:i������'t <>ie 'yay-  ������le at my. thoc .t<   'h'j < ��������� urt, IIhums ('uiii-  rlind.^   A bea.-*'jH fca>.i-i  arn  c<>lltji,t.il)lti   at  ijlnlioui   t rrt'es. v/:���������      f t  Ir D������id 01; oi l>e*o,e  Mine 30''h,l1901:���������  T'ne ���������htihb'or one   per   enit     mi   ieal  ���������opi-r  \     ,        ,   \ ��������� .  ���������vo aud oue-l.alf, pt-r cent on anyes.-ed  v.tli i- ������if vvild  hiMi'i. 1        . t  if-!-.'' ot one pn" cent,   <in    ^ei'buiial  property, r  Jj.mli    itch exo<J88 of income���������  'i.asS  A.���������Oi- one tlmtiMHiiri dollars and not  e>ct)������riii g ten thons.n ������(  (!i.!lart>,   on*    pi-r  cent,   up   to   live,   tliou^iiiid   doll������r-i,   ai.d  t������o per .<'!lt. ou the te.iiian.de! :  lass K ���������Om -,en thtm^rti d <i<i|l,ii'-   and not  exot eding twenty   ttiou^and   dot'an-,   one  asid oue-half per cent "\uy t<������ ten thoiinand  dollais, and r������ o aud^oin'-half per ceiit. on  the lemamdei  : '  LASS (\���������On twenty thyuhand dollain. and  inn excei'i'int; forty thousand dollar^, two  ai d (H.e hrflf per cent up lotvensj iIiouh-  and dollai-, and thiee pel cent, ou the  remHiiidt-T :  LASS D ���������O-    ill other's in e:\eess    of   forty  thousand dollars. t*iree pel    cent     np   to  fort} ttioiu-ai <(    dollai.--,    and    three   aud  oue-half per cent   on the lemaiuder.  lf paid on or af'et  i-it..Inly, 1901;���������  i^our fifth- or one pei cunt.on ieal property.  : hree per cent,   ou   the   ase<-H^t'd   value   of  ,   wild land,  "hret-quarters cf one per cent, onpereonal  prope t\.  On so much of the iucome of any person as  txceeds. <������uc thousand dollai*, m accordance with the fol!������ ing cla,iailicai/ion-;  upon Buch excess the rates shall be,  iiHinely :��������� s>  ' 'lass A.���������Oil one thousand dollars, and not  cxceidinu'teu thousand dollais, one aud  one-half per cent, up to five thousand  do:i;irs, ai.d two and one-half per cent,  on '.he remainder J .       ,  LASS B.���������Ou ten thousand do'lars and not  exceeding twmty  thout-aud  dollars,   two  per cent, up to ten thousand  dollars,   and  three per cent, on the reinuiudei :  ''lass 0.��������� Ou twenty thousand dollars, and  not   exce^-din^   forty   thousand   dollars,  three per   cent,   up   to  twenty  thousand  doliars, and three and one-half per  cent,  on the remainder :  < "lass D.���������On all others in excess   of   forty  thousand dollars,, thr e and   one-half ' per  . cent, up to forty   thousand   dollars,    and  four per cent on the   leioainder.  Provincial Revenue T ���������x   ������'3 per capita.  JOHN  BAIKU,  Assessor, and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C, 11th January, 1901.  7.   - ��������� ���������    My. 22    ,  i'uir.^A^>\--ui. ^i"l  li.i->V A'i  Fi������ i (vli Co^-> !<-������������������ 'n lj>,e M--i\ 'j- st qy.i imc~������.      v ..  ;     p    7       ' Poii, bin ii\,_U.'!irl-,d-.tL , En. ' v,*       JSr''    v-  ���������.AT.^'A'YS 0N;'IT.\NIWA C^rbad ������-f.<.....        ,   "   -.   J^���������  h-iram    Vi?\Uer.    & .Son's    hye    Whiskies  COl IiKl OKLKWCE SOl.lC3f) T.V. /'" '" - "    ',;'  ������m  1 ' w  i.e. CX .1*...-'  A1  ivir^. '   PlfiJ.'Cl.I.lI/K"'*''.      Ij-c������m    i . ���������      . '   ���������"    "    . nl'     .    ^f*  -"    lllu..-hM,K..'.M,.M^d...-.;, .'hspiinait ft,-liaji;iiafl.-"Mr.-^l  ,     i'      ' ���������*��������� ' " -     '     til  l-   '.HI   'I   ti  Fi'->!  Stieel) i'nii.U-i   am.   Li   C  (Ext( nsii n)  .e\  h-.'  I  rill  41  i  '.  LO'IS  FOf:   .-,\l K,;^'    '  Apply lo,  mlon-S       , L. W. NUNNS  s  ^IBSfc  s  JJKFOIiK  13UVIN(r  A  Gun,  KiPlBr     ,  Ammunition  Or nny'hinp in the  Sporting Line.  CALL AND  PEE  Of Cumberland.  ��������� n ���������-  FTeCsin  Snve   Ymi    Money   on all  Prrel-ascR.  FOR SALE���������1 good .work horee,  6 years okl.--A Ui-Oaa-h^Qouriney  PROVINCIAL   SECRETARY'S  OFFICE.  26th March, 1901,  HIS HONOUR the   Lieutenant-  Governor    in    Council    has   been  pleased.to make the following  appointment:���������  Henry P. Collis. of the City of  Cumberland, Esquire, to be Official  Administrator for that portion of  County of Nanaimo comprised  within the Comox Electoral Dis-  frict.  'i . -4.'..  HOME CROWN  Fru i t a n d G rn am e.n tal.  Trees,   Roses,   _ .,  . \.    Shrubs. Vines,,Seeds,  '.   Bulbs, Hedge Plants.  ' VICTORIA COM(>.   IIOFTF.  ���������uking   EiT'et,  Tuesrlay,   Oct.   16th,  1900.  S. S. '/'City of Nanaimo.'  S/'iis fioiu Victi-MH Tut'Ml.-iy, 7  ;i n.. for Nauaimo and  M'ay p> r'-n.  Sail* from > Nanain,o,_ W'ednev-  flay 7 a 7 m.. for Fnion ^V]larfl,  Conmx and Way peri's.  Sailp f< in Comox and Union  Wharf, 'lliu.srl y S :i: m. for Nar  naimo n-nd   Way ports.  Sails fr m Nanaimo, Fridaj' 4  a.m. for Comox and 'Union cWharf  direct. , '-  Sai1? fr..m Comox and Union  Wharf.Fi'idi'.y 0 p. m for Nanaimo  ^direct.  Sail?; from Nanaimo, ' Saturday  G a.m. fi-r Victoria ai:d  Wny ports  FOB.  Froig-ht   tiolcets   and State.  roim Applv on board,  GEO. L   COUHTNET,  Traffice Manage  Black Diamond fesery  QUARTER WA YvWellington Road  M  I  11  I  i  Extra choire sim V of , Pnru'i, iApncot,  Plum, Chen-\- ;n d 'TW.c Trees New  importation of lir-t-chiss KJicxlodrivdn ns,  Roses7Clem.itis, V>:\y Tic-es, mc ��������� 8/i,<-.i.o  to choose from. No agents or coinnn;-  sion to pay. Orders dug in one day, you  can get it the next boat. No fumigating  norinspection charges. . I carry a complete line of bee supplies, ���������  Greenhouse plants seeds, agric.ul-  tt'ral implements, etc Largest and  most complete -stock in the ^j;ovinre.  v������e!n,d. for catalogue.  [N\, J. HENR^  VANCOUVER, B. C.  WHITE LABOR  OKLX-  HUTCHCTSOI   S  PERRY.  20,000 Fruit Trees to  choose   from.  L.arg>o Assoitment of Om amentia!  7      Trees,   Slirulis  and   EvergaeonsJ  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended to.  s!2tc  "1  '0  %  n  ������.T  i  P   O. BOX, 190.  70 ACRES of timothy and, clover  pasture,1 the best in B., C, pl^uty of  fine water; cows $1;   horses $2 per  head per month.    Bring your ntock  I Address. S. H. 'Ford,' Sandwick, I   I
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:ORPORATIQN Ol7 THE
SITY of CUIlIg:LA7.D
1 .A. "B"2".JIJ^-,W.   ���
If "* i
[TO PROVIDE for\ttye ,?plv ^r'nsmuj
all retailor wholesale s|.'.<,i.'s>1,YU)re-, on;
larehouses     in   which-J U'   lulowingi
r     , i        i ' i        ^ l,    <
Tods are offered fo^s^le fyi/fyn l^e ^"J'
[Cumberland.  Grocerae*-. -Djv    Goods,
Dts and  Shoes,    Cloth'i'j,   Mr i ���>   < 1
liv's   Furnishings,  ,Hani'\.j-r<,     IJ"ii.��-f
irnishings', StdveSj'Flouc.i.jn.J'.K' ed'      ,
IWnereas au aprjlicatjorijiua \\(riiiiii�� hn^
ten received by the Coui;<;,'l <vi lije- Coi-j
[ration', of   the   City   of i,Cuuil)er!andf
;ned by more than thie< -foyi^lis  of thei;
:upiers of shops- within    \Ue   i. unic
hty belonging to the  cLd-vses1 ��l ,reiai
. wholesale Grocers,a,ud de.ilers   in Dr\,
pods, Boots and Shoes,diio hmg. Men's'
[Boys'Furnishings, Hniii-wutv   Home
mishings, Stoves, Floui  nml t"eecl, li-V
early closing of the same   a->  heien--
deiei mined. ""
l\.nd whereas under the-"Shoos Rontons Act, 1900," the ���,C<ii��ii<:il ol'ilif
iporation oftheCilv'oCCuii'il.ciland is
[powered upon receiv nt;    an    app ich-
so'signed to pass tlie by U?v hi man
hereinafter'appeal ing
���refore, 7 thel/Municip.il   C itih'1!   of
^Corporation of the Cu\"   ol   Cumber,
enacts as follows:        '        ' '
From and afier lhe,i;�� day, of Apt i
��� ���     'nic    u      '7     *
!>,*, all shops,^storeSs-oi   uaiuiuiiscs o '
hclass or classes ofdrm e/ies   oiidi-��n
pin  Diy   Goods,    Booi-   .nnd    :->!.o< ���.'
nng.   Men's  and  Bo.s   l<   mi-lin
/es, Floui and Feed   utihin    ihe-Mu-
|pality of the City ofCmn.ixTl.inil sn.ii
id each of them   shahr >'jc   and    h-
Inclosed on eachiand <ici\  dnv   b<
len six (6) of the clock jm i iiu   c \ einiK
Ik h ili\   11 k!   fi\��'   5'"I    tin*  clock 11
llMieiiAion <if  i!ic   1 { m    fiii'0\uni>   d.
the   ��� following   ex<pptn>na; On    Srft-
iv- and iiui.ng  the Ihsi 'r.i\(ren '(16)'
111 chf 1110111I1 ot I )<���< c iiiiici a��ul .ilso
<!;ivi   iinm"<h  t<.j,'\ pun eriit^ He   foi-
itijJ Jav'7, h.inn'K^.NoV' 'VimV . !J,iiyr
y\ if-'niK-u, the 24'!',"'>> M-'j,~  ijr'uun
'Da-.^ I. ibV.t iJ,*i/,^ aiiu  Tli.��nksj,i\ 11 V
��� 7    *';''���   ' Ji 7'l     r-l - J
ui'.'' t'le^'Hi-lTi^'s-v or :',iss's-'of    ho.;-
^���- or v>(iii'lio. ^e' o li   t.tii   01     \i holf
iC.nirt ciea 01 df.iei^in     LJiv   Good
lis and Shoes.   Clo'iium.o'-Men'i,' ;u>
-    Fmmshinijs,   ^ II nclwaie,   ���! l<4i,r-<v
Hillings,,, Stoves,   F'*>UI    andjr i'ei��(i
be and leiii.iin   lIo ed   ft-imi   eleven
rnf ihe clock in   the   evening   of th��-
I- liereinl��f')ie mentione.l as exceptr-d
lie'y;   ySaturdiy��, the week  da\sadur-
Fthe last 16 drty-"in tme   month of De- ;
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SBHB cA.'x<"^sa,_^3n Sucawss  3-,-oi=n-jr--^=i������a^-jfcJJSs  naiiiTMiri ���������  ' 'v. a,  #  If       ;  Ir  If  I.'  l>   >  ,       45  I1 '  I'     r '  <3  *   <��������� * .���������  idSElMG GAL  EY T.   C.   DEAN.  4~  -������.<Ms)  CHAPTEll VIII.  ELIZAURTH READS 11RR OWN' HEART.  Out of the shadow of all uncertainty  Elizabeth's   heart came   the next  even-  ���������    ing, when'she heard that an accident had  happened,at the Eagle Bill   mine,   and  that by 'the breaking of a chain on .in  ore  bucket that was used toMower the  miners into    the drift,   Valleyfield    and  -   one of his miners  had  boon   seriously,  perhaps fatally,  hurt.    Coin<-ideut with  the  sudden 'grief  and  fear   that seized  her immediately upon receipt of,this information came the" clear, unmistakable  revelation   that   she' loved" this     man.  les, loved  him with   her  whole , soul-  loved' him   as  she could   never  love on  ' earth  again.    Noav she  knew why the  sweetness of his act in so gallantly Iift-r  ing   her   over   the   stream    lingered   so  long with her, for it was the first awak-'  ening of her> virgin  passion.     Now she.  understood   why   the; days  had   seemed  ���������so  undescribabljr  bright' when   she  had  '   ivandcred  through the "valleys at even-  ,  tide with him at her side. Yes, she saw  '���������it all now, and' the consciousness of it  sill   thrilled her anew iu the light of her  broad   knowledge   of' its . cause.      Her  duty  now was  clear:1 ''She must go to,  lii'm at once, if he was in danger.  She sought out the-, doctor, aud 'ex-G  "plained to 'him that- inasmuch as Mr.'  Valleyfield had been so"kind to her wh-.-n  Iier bronco had played tricks upon hor  that she would now return his kindness  if cthe doctor wished a nurse.,, for the  cmanagor of the Eagle Bill, and his injured miner.  "I don't know how badly they're hurt,"  'said Dr. Spense. "but the service you  have;offered is "just what I have been  ��������� :ibou't praying for," and (hey Jurnod  their' footsteps' in ' the 'direction of the  Eagle Bill claim, the doctor explaining"  1hat the shock to both duul been so severe, that he had ordered temporary  "���������conches to , be constructed for thera  sight in -the mine instead of having  them removed to  their quarters.  Elizabeth was  surpMod   at  the   forti-  ' *ed   condition  of   this   mine   when ,-ihe  'fame in view of it.    Temporary fences  liad  been   built   around'the  entrance to  , conceal  the mouth   of.ofhe   ,,,ine. rwhn-h,  * -was at' the side of a small hill-.'and moveable barricades, -were in  o'vidriK-"   inwM"  ���������the   fences.     Dynamite   was- stored   in ,  vats near and beyond the grouud opening,  and these vats ,were   all connected  by   wire  to, a galvanic? battery  hidden  far . in   the' ' mine.     Moveable     padded,  screens, with Winchester holes in them,  were  scattered  here; and  there,   behind  ���������which any  one    man    with   a   breach-  loader would be a formidable defender.  Elizabeth  was surprised,   however,  still  more at the few miners present���������seven,  all told, counting tho manager, and the  Jimuor that had been hurt.    She  afterwards    learned   that    the    Eagle   Bill's  staff  had  originally numbered   thirteen,  ^exclusive of the manager, and that the  six   remaining   were     those     who   had  .proven  their  ability  to withstand   God-  iroy's bribing  characteristics.  The five now on guard were thoroughly armed and a dozen eztra "Winchesters  with the necessary ammunition for a  ^prolonged siege stood in readiness for  ^use. Evidently the workers in the Eagle  Bill were expecting jumpers of an extraordinary kind.  Valleyfield had not recovered consciousness yet. but the doctor could find no  ���������broken bones. Elizabeth nursed him  ���������through the night, and on thet morrow  -���������consciousness returned and he was  ������������������manifestly better.  ' Valleyfield could see at once that th-;re  was a change in this girl, and that a  r-cw shy dignity line* come 'to her that  made her even,-more fascinating than  tefore.  "'Oh! why did you come here?" he  .-asked of hor, as soon as he had recovered sufficiently to   be able to talk.  "How can you a^k?" she made reply,  ���������reproachfully. "Did you not take care  of mc when I was ill?'"  He lay back in his chuir again, without further words, as if her vigorous  logic was. too much for him in hi.s weak  state  Suddenly the fear  came to Elizabeth  that he did not return her love, that he  did   not  even   like   her.     This  self-suggestion   tore  her. heart   for   an   instant  with one cruel pang,  and  then left her  ���������white a!nd helpless.   To whom could she  .turn in her despair.    Oh, if her father  were  only   here  that she  might  throw  vherself into his arms and tell him  all.  Then   came   the   fixed   desire   to   go   at;  once to him. to turn to the only one' she  (���������had on earth to look to for sympathy.  He   would   soothe  her   in   her   distress  and   know  what  was   best to  be done  about  the mine.    She   wcut over to  a  ��������� bench  and  began to  put  on  her outer  ���������clothing'. .  "Since you are now better, and do  ���������not want me any more, I will go at  once," she said, as she put on-her cloak,  and there was a new dignified pride in  her voice that smote Valleyfield to the  core. "I am afraid it must also be  good-bye now, for. I go home to-morrow." .  She turned towards the mine door,  ���������witliout offering him her hand, grief and  .pride   fighting   for  the  mastery   of  her  heart. .  Valleyfield did not offer to detain her.  His face seemed suddenly to be drawn  -with a great pain which left him ghastly  .and still, but he suffered her to pass out  or   me  ruue uoor,   ana  away iroin  uie  mine.  . She went over to Elsie's and informed  them there of her determination to return home the  next, morning.  "Land sakes,'? said Elsie, "it's what  .you should have' done days ago. "We  like you here, Lizabeth, but pa says it  does beat jack rabits you going over to  the enemy right after you came here,  and he'll feel relieved now . you're  going." i ��������� ,.  Elizabeth slept little that night, and  walked over to Darcie'-s in the early  morning light. Arriving there she found������  she had "a wait of an hour before  the rig that, was honored by die  name of stage would start for the station. ' "���������  The little waiting room into which  she was conducted was only separated  'from the bar-room.by a thin'partition,  and she could hear quite plainly tbe  -voices of those who 'were .drinking at  the bar. She was about to .leave this  room and go outside, when she heard  the voice of one of Godfrey's''miners  and what lie was saying arrested her attention in spite of herself.  ''Has the,gatliug come, Bill?" he inquired of the bartender,*1 who, as we  before stated, was also the mail clerk.  ".You bet," was the reply., "She came  last night, and she's a dandy." i   <  "I. suppose there'll'be a hot time, in  our town to-night, and the Eagle Bill  won't be in the dancin' afterwards,"  sa;d the miner. -' j ,,  "Hardly," said the barkeeper. "But  I'm kind ot sorry for that coon Valley  field."   , ���������    l  ."I ain't. He's'too'darned stuck up.  He needs a little demonstration to teach  him horse sense." ,Then, after a sound  as if they were' drinking.'"Godfrey ��������� ������?-,  fered him'square. It's darned tough if  the pav ore from that new lode has  to be blown in in Switzerland "or some  other country instead of right here in  this part of the blessed republic. T ain't  a darned bit sorry for the mule. Let  him now take his- medicine." -  . "You're talkin' by7the book." replied'  the mixer of drinks: - "Still,'darned mv  hide, if A- ain't kind of sorry for the  coon. Any1 man ' Godfrey gets after  ain't in no land o' promise., I'll bet. I  suppose there"- no darned help now for  the' Eagle   Bill?'"  "Not so -much as a man with a bobtail'flush, after he's ,been called. Say.'  Bill, I don't like this last moonshine  'joii're slinging.' It burns my-gullet.  Give me , a nip of ^that A old '��������� , juniper  berry." .Then followed renewed sounds  of drinking) and some .blushing. ,and  above the-clink of glasses being washed  the barkeeper further queried:       ���������     <.  "What" has old Godfrey got-besides  the G'atling gun?" v        '     - a ^   ���������  "Fifty Winchesters and a posse of  old jumpers from lArizpny. ������������������ Godfrey  wanted to do the juinpii)".' while his' nibs  was sick.-   All's fair-in  love or .war to  Godfrey  Ar-izony  but  'the"*"boys    from  didn't come over till" late lust night.*'^  "I suppose there's no darned help .for  it then, but a scrap, injunction or' no injunction; and you think that dude has  no chance?" still further queried ihe  bartender.  "Chance?" lausrhed the other. "Why,  Godfrey's got a force, that with hi<  Gatlii'g, could, raid a fort." But he'll  never need il. There's only seven in tho  Eagle Bill, and they ain't got no sand  but the coon. He'll be killed the first-  lire, ,foi- he'll fiffht tin front of his men.  Chance! To-morrow at tins time the  undertakers will .be busy and Godfrey '11 have the Eagle Bill as tijrht as  h 1!"  "Still. I'm darned sorry for the kid." te-  peated the disciple of Bacchus, as if he  could, not get rid of a feeling that jarred  on his coarser make up. "I suppose  this will not be the first time Godfrey's  done the jumping act in tho face of the,  law. and was not bothered afterwards?"  "Naw,",laughed the lover of the old  juniper berry. "He jumped Ihe "Great  Cipher' in Wyoming, though there was  a court officer *m guard there, last year;  and held hot ever since. The owner  was killed in the 'spree.' aud every one  sent out to 'vistigate just took three  or four thousand dollars of Godfrey's  chips and left without troublesome questions being a.sked, but all reported that  Godfrey was in the right. When this  chap Valleyfield. or whatever you call  him, turns up his toes, who'll ever come  out here to see about matters that Godfrey can't fix. "\\*)y. after paying i?U  the expense of jumping the 'Givat  Cipher," Godfrey took out over half a  million dollars of pay ore before the  horse-neck lode played out."  "Godfrey's a terror," weekly admitted  the bartender. "Still, 1 am darned  sorry lor that tenderfoot. lie s-eems too  darned good to be a cinch l'or Godfrey."  Here others came in and drinking became .general.  Elizabeth rose up and went out. How  dark everything seemed. "What a  strange change had come over everything. The hot Winds whirled up from  the valleys and catching, the loose boards  on the rookery before her, made them  rattle as if in pain. The trees seemed  sad on the silent hills beyond the canyons, and the wild flowers in the passes  were too far away to "be seen. The  great river, whose.passion only came in  spring and autumn,flowed on as if brooding over a voiceless anguish, and -tlie,  birds that tie.av back and forward in the  trees, sang only discordant strains.  Gradually the meaning of it came to:  Elizabeth. She was looking out at  everything through the windows of a  new terror, born from the words she  had heard uttered in the place where  men in that locality drank the po'sonous  decoctions offered to the thirsty in all  mining districts.  'With Valleyfield dead what would the  world be to her? her heart asked, and  then answered its own question. It  would  be without light, a prison lonely,  Shiloh's  Consumption  Cure  cures coughs and colds at  once. We don't mean that it  relieves you for a little while  ���������it cures. It has been doing  this for half a century. It has  saved hundreds of thousands  of lives. It will save yoursJf  you give it a chance.  " I coughed and raised continuously. Could  not attend to business. One bottle of Shiloh  stopped the cough and restored me to perfect  health:  ti'        '   J. J. TAGGART, Toronto.  Snilnh's Consumption Cure lt������ sold by all  druggists in Canada and United Sta+es at  J85c, 50c, Sl.OO a bottle. In Great Britain  at Is. 9A.i J8s. 3d., and 4s. Gd *A printed  guarantee goes with every bottle. - If yon1  are not satisfied go to your druggist and  get your money bach.  Write for illustrated book on Consumption. Saat  Without cost to you.  S. C. Wells & Co., Toronto.  ' ' i ,'      '   ..  ..       iv.ll       lW.llt.MII.-   Mlivei. 1IHU    ',������ illK'j'-  field  dead,  she 'would not wish  to live  longer.    She knew that now as truly as  she knew'shc'loved'-hlni'.'WitlT him alit'e  she could live on   and in' hopq -wait foi  her  soul's . longing   to   be   solaced,   but  with Valleyfield dead/ah! all she"desire.1  of life would then be done forever.  '    In   rapid  sequence   from  the. comprehension  of  this  dread,   came  the  wish  which   swelled' in   its volume.''Jto  save/  him if she could.' 'But how could she?,  -Only  one -possible way  seemed'open to<  her after miir-h   feverish planning. .-She  miirht   sign   the   document-  ot" his< d's-,  missal, which she still carried with her,  and alter sending him out of thfr miue,  leave it to Godfrey without resistance. \  It did not take her 1 ong<to'decide to  do this. She'would lose her mine,* but  what,A\as that to the life,of the man  she loved. '" Without her mine .she held  $42,000 now hi cash from its' revenues,  and that would.be sulficient for herself  und -her- father for the rest'of their  ��������� lives, even if the Eagle Kill was lost to  'them. Besides her father had been  (���������peculating lately with some money, she  hnd-Joahed-liim. and he had done well.  Buoyed up with- these thoughts her de-;  cision "soon became a'fixed ^one.^, -Fortunately she 'had brought the blank  document ��������� for' Valleylield's dismissal  with her- to^ the Little, Onlch District,  together' with-tin' ,dcod of ;her mine.  She took them both out of her portman  ' teau'now, a)id* borrowing a'pen and ink  .Irom"the clerk.:signed .the .first of these  iu a trembling hand.' -Then ?he took the  ' sir.-iiirhtest [path sbcOknew" to the Eagle  I,ill mine. 'Upon her arrival-there, shr  found a miner on guard with a Winchester thrown over his knees. He  l-new her. aud she was allowed 'io enter  ���������without question. ��������� 'Valleyfield had recovered sulliciently to be able to* don  his working clothes, . and was busy  directing, his men in their construction  of additional fortifications. A glad  lisrht. as usual. Hashed into his ovb������ at  sight of her7 but as usual it died at  once, leaving him looking paler that before. Elizabeth nerved herself for the  ordeal, and heiran, in such a firm voice,  that it' surprised herself, but she fel*.  fortified by the fact that she really dul  own this  property.  '���������Mr. Valleyfield, \ am the real owner  of this mine.' I did not tell you *o before, because it was not necessary.  Tlowever. 1 may tell you now that I  ib- not approve at all of any means of  holding this claim otber than those san-  t-oned by the law, and. therefore, I  shall relieve you from further duty here.  Here is the authority for my action.''  and she handed him the paper she had  recently signed.       ( >  Valleyfield dropped a board he was-  carrying, and looked at her a< if he  thought she had suddenly lost her  son-o<. "You own this mine did you  soy?" he questioned, as if he had not  heard a light.  "Ye������. I and my father. It was pur  (based by my TTm lo Bertram with  money supplied to him, by my mother  before she died. VJere is the deed of  ir." and she handed him the other paper  sht- was holding.  Yalieyfield's face wa������ a study, but thr:  surprise in it soon srave way to a new  determined look, and he ������aid softly, but  very firmly, as he handed both paper*!  bade to her:  "That is all right. Those papers are  unquestionably .genuine, but I am sorry  they are of no use here ju'-d now. If  you could see the agreement ."���������. under  which T'"hold ..the controlling position  here you would find that I cannot be.  dismissed without a month's no'.ice.  Therefore, in spite of your evident desire, to the .contrary, I shall still remain ���������. in control here for at the. .r������?ry  least. a day longer."  ''Elizabeth's firm attitude forsook her'  ������t onci- at the failure of her plan.. She  had never surmised, for she had never  had anything to do with the hiring or  men, that notice of dismissal would  have to be given to her'manager. . An  air of humiliation and deje;ct:iou, there-  fere, earno to her as she* stood there  vainly thinking of some way of assorting her will. ,  ������������������I will accept this,' of .course, as a  notice of dismissal," said A'ahe.ytield. a  little sadly, us he picked up ono of the  papers-' from where Elizabeth had laid  'them down, and put it 'iu his pocket.  "And now. if you will permit me, I will  conduct you off of this claim."     _   _  (Te b������ continued.)  HE WASN'T SCOTT.  TLut  He  Was  a   Good   Talker  and  m  ( Fast Sprinter.  "Professor Walter A. Wyckoff, the sociologist who made a tramp tour of the  country for the purpose of studying the  laboring classes at s-.hort range," said a  Florida hotel, man visiting in this city,  "is no doubt responsible for the luxurious  entertainment of many, an ingenious  hobo. I got .caught myself last winter,"  the boniface weni on, laughing, "so I  know exactly what I am talking about.  It happened hi this way: I was running  the same place I* have' now, and one day  ar the height of the season a gaunt,' cadaverous looking hobo dropped down out  of s^jace and struck me for a job. He  had whiskers that would have made his  fortune on the variety stage, a jutting  Reman beak and all the tiaditional outfit'down to the empty tomato can. I  told him to go back to. the kitchen'and  hang around until I could find something  'for him to do. r ,    ��������� '    ,  "You see, we have very few tramps in  that part of the state, and I make it a  rule never to turn away a white man  oVrho says he is hungry. Well. I was pretty busy just- then \viih a houseful of people and thought no more of this particular wanderer until one evening when my  wife came to me in great excitement and  said~-  ", 'John, have you any idea ��������� who that  tramp really is"?'''     ,'  'Vile may be Obm Paul or the eiu-  'press of China for all I linow,' I replied  calmly.  " 'Nonsense,' said she: 'he is Professor  Scott'of some college up in Iowa or Illinois, and he is making the' same kind of  study- that Professor Wyckoff made last  year!'    , ' ; .  "I was, at first disposed  to laugh, of  course, but mywife is a woman not easi-  , ly  fooled, and her earnestness was impressive.'-. .    ' '         ,  - ." '1 suspected"p6naething from thefirst,'  she'said,,'and a little while ago 1 pinned  him' down,- and lie admitted the whole  thing. I want,yourto go out and have a  talk withchini right away.' *  "I h'unte*1 up our disguised educationalist und found him in the barn.  " 'Yes,' it is true.' ho said.' 'I am Professor Scott;1 of>whom you have-probably  heard, and I'm studying labor conditions  along about the' same lines followed by  my friend Wyckoff.'  "He then went on- in a sketchy and  graphic fashion" to relate his adventures  since iStarting out in the spring, and before J1 knew itT found myself deeply absorbed in the narrative.- He was a capi-.  tal talker, and the'subject is one that has  always interested me profoundly, so I  presume he had^no trouble in getting me  thoroughly hypnotized. At any rate, that  'is, the' only way I can account for the  fact that I begged him to loaf around tho  premises collecting data as;loug as he de-/  sired and to ..consider himself my guest.  My wife, who is a'sociological enthusiast,  seconded my invitation and urged .him  not^to think of doing-anv work''while he  was with us. He promised her earnestly  thatlhe would-abstain. As nearly" as I  remember, the distinguished investigator  had- honored us",with his presence-for  about three weeks when a tourist' from  Baltimore happened to see him prowling  around the back yard one evening and  asked me where I had lassoed 'Gladstone Jones.'    , r     o  -*' 'He's a picturesque, educated hobo,  known to police courts all along the south  Atlantic ham saudwfch route,' said the  tourist, 'and gets his nickname "Glad:  stone" from the extent and variety of his  information. Of course,' he added, 'the  old humbug could never impose on anybody of education, but he can make the  average farmer open his mouth like a  boar trap.'  " 'Gladstone' Jones^ alias Professor  Scott, had about ten yards start when I  came out of the back door with a1 club,"  said the hotel man sadly, "and I regret  to state that I was unable to close 'the  gap. l Going up the railroad track he developed sprinting powers thatwere really  phenomenal. 1 have never sf>en him  since."-  Tallied One!  "Euphemia." said young Spoonamore.  "will you marrj me?"  "I will not!" replied the young woman  indignantly.  "Miss, Lickiadder." he rejoined, making  an  entry  in   a  small   memorandum  ,uuus una tepiacmg it in nis pocket, ���������"you  have the  honor  of   being   the  first' girl  who hira refused me since the new cen-.  tury began."���������Chicago Tribune. -  Expensive   Killing:.  "Let's' kill  time!"   exclaimed  the fair'  young girl as she gazed out of the window on the softly falling feathery flakes.  'i "Kill  time?"  replied  her  steady  companion inquiringly. '   '    ���������   '  ','Yes: sleigh it." 7 ..J_���������__^  He had to do it: though it'took all bis  accumulation of pelf since Christmas.���������  Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.   J  His  Rendition of Cnrfetv.   '  "Imitation, you know, is the*sincerest7  flattery." , , ;  "Not always.   I  happened to overhear  Miss Wattells imitating the way I  read -,  that'pocem at our Chafing Dish club the''  other   night,   and   I   can   assure  you   it  wasn't at all flattering."���������Chicago Times- , v  Herald. '    .  A Rural  Louglnir.  "Sav. our bookk������-������������per is foolish."  "What do you mean?" -      ���������    ' ��������� ���������   - '  "Why,   he  says   when he gets old'he  'wants"money enough to go out and live  -where he'can see the moon go down be-  hiud a hedge."���������Chicago Record.*,,,     ', ,  ,  RlKht Up With the Crowd. ,  "Oh. yes, they're gettingrou.".'   ,"      ������������������"  "How"do you mean?" ,r  , ' "They'revkeeping   up   with   the world.\  They're not living iu the dead past. They/(  call their hired girl 'the maid.' "���������Chicago  Times-Herald.   '���������    '     <-    > ','-':'*  r        ,5To Cinch on  Her.  "It is true young Mr. Billyard isnot an .  imposing figure,'Mabel,, but be is'every  inch a" man."    ' ,   ������ /���������1      ���������  -< ..  ' "I. know it, mamma, but "there's" only ���������-  about s'teen inches of him."���������Chicago ,  Tribune. ' '<'" 7 >-%! i ',   ,  ' I 4 . I ��������� i  Field For Antlcrnelty Society. ^  <? The   Wife��������� I   do7 believe J.,'would'fall',  dead   if you   were, to coipe  home;early,  gome evening.     "'     , X, ,   v  ���������The. Brute���������You  will, .have. to offer, a  bigger   bribe" than   tha't:'��������� Indianapolis  !  Press.              '- -'.,'���������  ��������� ^ '   J 4",  X-        , ,Thc Game Hen.   *���������.,���������>  McCort���������I  can 'understand   why; th'ese  roosti.rs,that fight are culled;"game." but'  what is a "game hen?" "  *:''"*, v  McSport���������Why, don't you know?   It's ,  oue that laya beta.���������Philadelphia Press*     ,  'Britain's New Stamp. , , ,  According to the ,London Express, ;  Great ,-Britain  is ' to ,have a new  set  of postage stamps upon which King  Edward VII. will7be~ represented ' in'  the uniform of a British field, mar-ri  ,������fif  BUITAIX'S XEW  STAMP.   '  shal. New dies will have, to be cut  for eighteen kinds^of stamps, as well  as for stamped' envelopes, postcards  and newspaper wrappers. The rwork  of cutting. these dies will probably  lake a year, so the new issue will not  be in circulation for some time.  An n Remedy.  "I want to get copies of yonr paper  for,a week back." said tbe visitor to-  the newspaper oflice.  "Wouldn't it be better to try a porous plaster?" suggested the facetious  clerk.���������Philadelphia Record.  THE ABILITY OF DR. CHASE  Is Measured by the Cures He Makes���������Each  Remedy Specific for Certain Diseases���������  A Kemarkable Cure of Bright's Disease.  '9  In this practical age a physician's  ability is measured by the actual  cures he makes. Judged by this high  standard, Dr. Chase stands pre-eminent as a giant among physicians.  Take kidney and liver derangements,  for example. Dr. Chase, by means  of his Kidney-Liver pills, has brought*  about some of the most surprising  cures ever effected. This is due to  the direct and specific action of this  great home treatment on the liver  and kidneys. Here is the experience  of a highly respected resident of Con-  secon,  Ont. :���������  Mr. James Dellihunt, Consecon,  Prince Edward County, Ont., -writes:  ' 'For several years I suffered great  tortures of mind and body from  Bright's disease of the kidneys. The  pains were sometimes almost beyond  endurance and extended from my  head and between the shoulders down  the whole spinal column and seemed  to concentrate across my; kidneys.  l*y back -was never entirely free from  pain. When I got up in the morning  I could not straighten myself at all,  but would go bent nearly double  most all day.   My water -was sca.nty  and  at other times     profuse,  and  it  gave me great pain to urinate.  "I could do no work/ and, though.  I tried many kinds of kidney pills,  could get no relief. As a last resbrt  I was induced by a friend to give Dr.'  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills a trial. I  felt a change after the first dose. I  used in all about five boxes, and  they have entirely cured. ,me. I havs  no pains now and can do as good a  day's work si-���������.-'. ever could. It is a  pleasure - fw ��������� ���������;��������� to recommend * Dr.  Chase's KM"; y-Liver Pills,, as they  have do; 1 ���������-.���������=���������', much for me."  Mr. ; .'. Ward. J.P., Consecon, certifies ' in.t he has ' known Mr. Delli-  hu*i < ���������;; or years as a truthful man and  respected citizen, and vouches forthe  truth of the;above statement.  You cannot possibly obtain a mora  beneficial treatment for the kidneys  and liver than Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills7 It has stood the test of  time and- ..Has proven beyond dispute  its righ^t-'to the title of '.'the world's  greatest kidney medickie." One pill  a dose, 25 cents a box, at all dealers, or Edcxanson, Bates & Co., Toronto. t  RESPITE.  A little while, dear God, a few brief days,  I pray thee, let me keep this love of mine  Just in my mmost> heait, safe from the world!  Too dear, too deep, it lies for eaithly gaze.*  A tew brief dajs.!  > ���������  A little while, oh, grant the boon I ask,   ;  For none can ever know save heart divine  How life's'environments'have bound mjr soul.  Dear God!   Oh, say I need not wear my mask  A few brief dajs!  A little while, oh, just a little while,  ieTo have and hold the love I've prayed so long!  Though dark the, waj =and  drear ray heart may  smile, ](,i ������  For evermore my life will hold love's shrine,  Though love but linger (heie   ,'        ,  ^ A few brief dajs!' ,  ^.       ���������Rose VanB. Specce in Sennit on Tribune.  tlUUIif.1'!  ������? "in rmnr   n in  mrr������ 5  IC  at         2* *     -     <   ii     ���������������  i    "   By Walter Littlefield.       %  ���������&W������*W*W<**W*<AW*W������W������W**W������te'������'&  t"   There wrere three of ns one evening  ' in the reading room of the Press club  ���������M.' Paul   Blouet,   better   known   as  "Max O'Rell" through his sketches of  French, and English life" and character;  M.   Charles ^ 1\/Lebon,   instructor   of  'French: who, by,,the'<-way. is a litterateur of some dittlo note,  and ��������� myself.  ,vrherconversati'on,'<after various fluctuations, thad  assumed  a   story  telling  .drift.    M. Blouet ?had Just related an  amusing anecdote  of his "Boston   so-  *journl and we t were silently, puffing'^in  that agreeable languor that arises from  a good weed and a good story. .  On drawing . his, card case  from,, bis  Eli' pocket M.'Lebon brought forth a small5  '"   bright object that glistened a second in  {  the lamplight as it fell, to the "floor.   ne*  7v������tooped for it.w'ith rather undm\haste;  with / so' much hast e. -dn , f act, that he  ( called our attention to^a movement that  * otherwise _ 'would    have ;s passed   'un-  . noticed. , L *���������  ' > "What is it?" inquired M. Blouet.  />    Without a word,Lebon handed  him  /the object he had  dropped,  but eyed  him carefully as it.was examined. \  "A key." remarked AI. Blouet: "a key  | and evidently of "gold.".  And he passed  "it,to me.     ������      7 *u - 4 d  .1 held in my hand-aMiey^of perhaps  : an inch  in. length;and  half as \vide.  '., There   was   nothing, particularly ~re-  "markable aUout it unless it were the  7 material  of  which   it  was  composed,  I1 that appeared- to^ be'7gold." Suddenly  [/my eye caught sight of a date, and an  inscription upon the? ring of the. key���������  '7 'ier Juin< 1848. .-Memento niori!" v  "A curious, key." I suggested as'I re-  l i turned it to ,M.' Lebon.    "Tell us alioiit  r - y-*        "t1 ' f x ,.'   ��������� ���������      i <x  '.' . The one* addressed.puffed assiduously,  for a moment oi'twbSsrhe twirled the  mysterious key between tiiB forefinger  and thumb, but he made no reply.,  "Come, come," said AI. Blouet as he  'leaned forward with interest, , "there  must be something to tell about a key  ^like that. Why not let us have'it?'/ .  "You are right, gentlemen. There is a  curious "story concerning this key, and  since you desire it I,,will tell it to you,  for truly, gentlemen, without exaggeration, this little bit\of metal that I hold  in my hand has one of .the' most remarkable of histories." . -' '  "Tell it!   Tell tt!" we both exclaimed  in a breath.    -  Fresh  cigarettes  were  lighted, and.  ���������till holding the key in his baud as if,  to bear witness to what he said,  AI.  Lebons began his story.  "It was in 1871, just after the surrender of Paris. The second empire had  -fallen". AI. Thiers'and his party held  the government. Evidences of the terrible commune were On every hand,  stiirthe city was beginning to look like  the habitation of a civilized people.  One morning Le Journal des Debats  announced the death at Versailles of a  Russian lady who-for more than, 20  years had -kept( all the, 'gossips of the  Paris salons busy-concerning a mystery  that seemed to surround ber. For rea-  son������ tlint I shall presently explain ������dio'  became known .���������)��������������� "La Dame a hi Clef.'  Now. a nickname, in Paris meant, a  groat 'deal more than it docs here  When ono is nicknamed there, one carries that name to the grave.  "The notice in Le Journal des Debats  mentioned   'La   Dame   a   la   Clef   est  mono.'    It did not give her own name.  That would have signified nothing. The  paper  concluded   by   saying   that  she  died, aged 4-3, in complete solitude.    It  seems that her husband, who was -much  older than she, lind visited her regularly every six inontlis-duriiig; the past ten.  years and then had disappeared, no .one  knew where.. All was', mysterious about  this 'Lady of the Key.'   One day came  to her the hews of her husband's death.  -She survived Mm but a short time, and  'it "was ^hispered that -she- had allowed  7herself tordie. from hunger. '������������������ That was  all the notice of her death-had to say  .about the matter.    The mystery still  remained unexplained, and the -interest,  concerning her grew less and less and  gradually died awayaltog^tlierl'' 77: 7-  ;M. Lebon paused to relight his cigarette, which he had allowed to go put.  After doing this, he settled back in .his  chair, puffed once or twice, but did riot  seem at all inclined  to ; continue :tbo7  7story." _���������      "-���������"-.-7'y'"'::"'7| ��������� ���������7">-.,i:;'7:]7  .-/'Well."- I-ejaculated, "go on. 7 That is  no Story.-   Why. you haven't even said,  what the mystery was. or why she was  called 'La Dame a la Clef.' "  "Ah,    yes,"    he    replied    pensively,  ^~..~ h^l i nan rorgouen. gentlemen. I have not said that she was  beautiful, yet such was the case. Her  lace was one of the loveliest that'I  have ever seen, her figure was perfect,  and"��������� i -  "Well?"; interrupted AI. BJouet somewhat impatiently.  ���������  ' "7  "Gentlemen,   I   will  not  bore  you,"  continued ,M. Lebon smiling.   "Simply  imagine her beautiful in face and form';  then,   gentlemen,   around   her   neck,  which  was of the purest mold,  was  riveted a golden chain to,which was  (attached   this* key.   And,   gentlemen,  Ccom the 1st of June, 1848. to the da*  of, her death the chain never��������� left ber  neck, nor the key.*'   ,\  'He pause'd again aud once more  seemed disinclined to go on.      .     ,  "Well." said AI. Blouet,," we haye the  mystery; now.for the solving of it." <���������  , "Gentlemen," continued AI. Lebon,,  smiling Jsagely^ as (he tipped olf the  ashes of his cigarette. "1 have told you  all that anybody ' but myself knows.  Is' that4not enough? 1'ou now know  what all Paris knew; Are you not satisfied V" and he laughed quietljr to himself: - "   '  We smoked for a few moments' in  silence; bothcAl. Blouet and myself surmising that the best wav to hoar the  rest of the story was to' leave the narrator completely to himself. .In a moment ihe latter, began again, speaking  rapidly and in short sentences.  "Iu 1848^ her husband ' owned ,a  country house,near Passy.' She was  then young and gay.*, No chain or key  adorned her neck then'. One,day she,  was' surprised 7by here lord, shutting  s.omebody in the wardrobe. 'A'servant  had betrayed_ her. /The- Aluscbvite  Othello turned the key���������7twicej in the  wardrobe.> took it out, then, told'his  wife r to ,rf6lIow him." A traveling  brizska stood a few paces from the  villa.v Alore dead ��������� than alive, the unhappy woman'obeyed. When the husband had placed her in the carriage'he  gave an order in a "low voice to tbe"  coachman.' ^Kcep this key,' he said to  his wife. 'I have forgotten something  and will return,' then went back to the  house.'        <-' , , , 7  "He returned, according lo his promise, but as the carriage descended"the  hill ���������Uie poor woman saw flames issuing from the windows of the villa.   She  fainted.   Three days she remained un-,  conscious.   On regainingdier senses she~  .perceived that a'gold^chain,was riveted  around her neck, to������ which was attached'a golden key,* the exact "counterpart  of;the original,' bearing, an inscription:;  She wished to kill3herself, but lier husband   pointed  to   the - inscription" and  added that if she would saveJieivfariV--  ,Hy from dishoupi"<she'must ever observe it. 'Sue-was/therefore "condemned  to live.    Her strange necklace excitedf  ^mtich curiosity-in Paris.. At last her  tyrant allowed her to retire to a quiet  retreat on the express stipulation that  she would not attempt to destroy herself during his lifetime.   His death released her from this condition." '  ,   *          m         l*          *          *         ���������          ���������  Some three weeks later I was calling  on my friend Lebon. who'wished to  show me some old manuscripts that he  had been collecting. He produced a  large box of rosewood, which he casually remarked contained his family papers." To my astonishment, he drew  from his pocket the mysterious key and  inserted it in'the lock, which yielded  readily to his pressure; and the hd flew  back.     ''    -  "Why." I exclaimed in wonder, "that  is the key!"  "The key?" lie interrogated. Then he  laughed long and loud. "And you swallowed ..all that." he said when he could  eonta'ol his merriment.  "Certainly," I replied grimly.  "By the way. though, it wouldn't  make a bad story, would it? I think I  will work it up���������elaborate it a little,  yon know."  1 left the house feeling deeply mortified to think I had been so effectually  "sold." A-desire for revenge,took possesion of me, and I determined to steal  a mareh on him. I have done so.���������Criterion.  Stolen  By a  Mexican!  Man  Bedjr  i  Thrilling  Experience  Of a Girl  In the  Moon  Mountains  For many years the Kickapoo Indians have told strange stories about the  Aloon  mountains  of  the  Santa  Rosa  > range,   alleging   that   they   were   the  abode  of a > ferocious  band  of  bears  'which  were governed  by a big man  bear. ^So firm were they in this belief  that no bribe could induce them to ven-  - ture into that region.  * i       '   i '  s, Ramie Arland, a pretty, young girl,  fwho was the acknowledged belle of the  settlement,in the Angeline valley, had  'made herself conspicuous as an1 unbeliever in the bear man. She was so little affected by the news concerning the  secret of the Mo'ou ' mountains that  'when her little flock' of goats went  astray she did notJ hesitate to venture,  across the Angeline after them. Airs.  Arland was imore7 cautious, and one  evening when the careless girl started  out to look for, her ,flock her mother  caded after her, saying: - -   ^'     , (,  ' "Ramie,   hadn't  you   better take a  gun ? , I am afraid the beai; man will  , get you." ' -   < " - \  K* Mrs.' Arland^had ,walked across the  cabin floor, and she was just in the act  of laying her baby in the cradle when  -she heard her daughter.scream.    She  -ran to the door,-arid > she saw the-flock  of goats running "down "a slope ^across  the river, evidently'greatly frightened.  , Again   she   heard  -the   voice ' of   her  (daughter mingled with the scream of a1  panther. (   Seizing a gun, she tan toward the river,    ^ain-'and "again the  poor    woman    heard * the    agonizing  , shrieks of lier daughter and the, frightful screams of the panther.    She was  soon overtaken by her husband", who*  'xnc-.v iiiu auout snimng the air, their  hair bristling. ���������  . "I was glad when the wolves went  away. The old bear lay down and  snored very much like a human being.  The cubs crawled close to me. and one  cf them would bite my( foot and then  look up into 1113- face with a countenance that'I'would have regarded as  comical under other circumstances. The  bear man finally stretched himself out  on tho ground a nil went to sleep.'"  Miss Ramie says that bhe remained  perfectly quiet for au hour or more  before she could summon the courage  to escape.  JEWEL 'MALADJL3.  Precious  Stones  Tlia*  Ave   Sra^jout   tn  t- (Scrioot ChanRp������.  Tlie decoloration of precious stones  when they luive boon exposed to ihe  air for a long time is considered one u������  the1 most frequent maladies. An one;  the colored stones, the emeralds, rubies  and sapphires are tho^e rwhich remain  Intact best. Ncvertlu'le.'js they are not  exempt from changes, as has' been  proved by many experiments recent!;.  made in Paris. Two rubies Of the same  size and shade were kept for two year*,  one in a showcase and,the other away  ( from all light. At the end of this, term  a comparison revealed that the .hrsr  had become somewhat lighter in color  ,The influence of light makes n^elf  felt more, plainly ou topazes and ir.ir-  nots. The garnet turns much pnlei in  a short'time, while the topaz assumes  a darker shade and even loses the brilliancy* possessed 'by   it  when, freshly  qyt. ._.-     ,   -' ���������   i    ' -' *,  ."TlieT.most sensitive stone in ,thiSi>re-  'spect is'the opal   This stone draws its'  faiarvelous - rainbow : reflections    from  .numerous little.clefts which allow, the  light to pass and ^reflect it in different  directions.   Often the opal stands "the  manipulations of cutting and polishinc;  Veil.' and all of a sudden it splits.'- It-  suffers 'always by excess of heat ' 6w-1  ing Mo  its chemical ^composition   it. is  sensitive to all the changes of tempern  ture. ' ,  -���������'  Pearls deteriorate very easily In the  fire'they are transformed, mto'a ..piece  of lime  they  under'the same conditions.0    It some  tiines happens'tii:it during the woik. if  the hand touching them is very sweaty  they lose their luster or'biotd;... being  ;attacked by tbe s:cld ot  the  pesspua-  tion. -'-'.>,  Since pearls are'composed of concentric layers ~of mother of pearl, it i.-.  sometimes spos&ible to repair'them xby  '"taking off the ' ot:*er > layer. but\this  operation is extremely'< difficult and',  delicate.. If the interior colors arej injured-there is no "remedy. " - - -  Diamonds a're ie������s sensitives still it  is not'prudent to take them-too near  the lire.  Placed1 in cnnra_et with an acid  behave as lime'cr "marb'o" would  MATRON  AND'MAID.  The widow of John C. Heenan. the pu-  trilisi, is mjII on the c.t.i^o. whose she i&  known as Mi������s Sara Stowus. ���������  Helen Keller, the fatuous, blind deaf  1 hup, has been ejected \iee piesidont or  the freshman,class at Radcliffe college.  AJiss Dorothea  Kluiupl.e of California/  the well known astionoinur. now in Paris,  is the  recipient, ot a  doctor's degree-^  from the Onivei^ity of Paris.  Fiaulein  Christine Boimevii-   who has  been appointed as n'emator in the Chris-   (  tiania University museum, is the first woman  to  hold  a   university  oflice  in  Non-     '  way. 1 ,   ,4     *���������  The will of the late Airs. Ida Williams   ' ,  of Amherst,  Va., leave-? the bulk of her  'estate of $500,000 torrthe establishment^  of nil institution at her home for the edur  catiou of'poor white gills.-.  Airs.  Theodoie  Roosevelt  is arranging-  *  lor her husband a curious album of some   ',  50 snapshot pictuies taken of the governor during his campaigning tour, a history  of the trip an'd^i newspaper report of every speech made.     ��������� ,  Ellen Terry's daughter, who was on the  stage awhile in iTlenry Irving's Lyceum '  company' and who retired; avowedly to  become a designer of'stage costumes, has -  leally gone into 'that business. Several  iccent plays in London have been clothed  ���������'hv her. /'     ,    K -  1  Miss Alary L. Oien. who has justLbeen'  .ippointed'manager of the.Souths FloiidQa  Telegi.iph company--at the f Plant system  ',   ,  ,depot in Tampa, is a  northern girl, who-   ���������  had held seveial responsible places with  ihe South 'Florida company, prior to this,' - *    p  appointment. ,    . ���������  ���������*,' ,      ,      *   '    ,   j'i*  ,Mis.   Mariana   W.  Do Coronel  of Los       ' /,-,  Angeles, has   piesented   to. the, chamber ,', w ,   ,  of commcrcVof 'that city a' collection of.,'.'' n''f  ethnological Melios   of   the   Pacific   coast ,< ,   -   ,,_  made b>  her-husband, the Iate���������Don,'A.ri-       ' -1'.  'onio  F.  Coionel. 7 Theicare some7sbu-   /  ven'irs.of Helen Hunt Jackson aud many      ^ <'[  old  pieces of Indian and Spanish-handi-     A   .   ,  woi k. j      00 " _���������/���������'���������--'���������'  '"Miss'Alice Sinclair,of Cincinnati, wha  .icted as bridesmaid at the wedding of a    ;������  friend,   found  a  thimble  in' the piece of"    \  bride's cake which she ate. ' This was re^    v v>  gnided  as   proof  that, she  would  die an'J,   A  old  maid.     To  piove" that  tlte sisrn  was  ,f4,,  false she 'agieed to, marry  William-Kee-   > x������  lor,  to" whom she <was engaged, at once     '  and invite'd all the wedding guests to be    "��������� r  present at her marriage.    Administer was  found, and the ceremony w,as performed*.     ���������  within thiee houis of ihe time when she,, *  was acting as hi idesmaid. -. '-'1  ( -  ^r '-  !,  '^  w  1   I  . 7 it  J^V  11 p>  1 x,* &X  ��������� ��������������� I  "   \*\  5  'vi  ,,.r  BEE .BUZZES.  THE HELPFUL WOMAN.  Sla^,e  TnlU.  It 1 .\ere a \o(ic\pel artist,  Civoiiuii; jiouiicJ on the stage,  I wouldn't swoll up .ind jjet chcaty,  Unl("-s I wore stnctlj  the ra������;e.  1 wouldn't po posing nnd ai rutting  Nor dress like .1 fright or x freak  Not say that my pay was a luindied  VVIien I only drew twenty a week.  If 1 only  Piew twenty  A .week,  I wouldn't get stuck on my manner  Or he a sartorial freak. ���������:    r  If I were a rodevocl artist,      . .  With a voire that needed a file,  J wouldn't make fun of Oe Heszke  'Or l.iilian Husscll the while.  I wouldn't cnll'Slieehsiu n dead one,  ���������    I wouldn't call,.VIelba������a freak  Or criticise Patti .too sharply,  'If J onlv drew twenty a week.  ���������       ������������������' ���������   If I only   V-.7V      '7;7. '   A  ���������Drew twenty  ���������;' A' week,  I wouldn't claim all of the honor3   ���������  And thereby be stoTnnod is unique.  v7-7. y7 .,'7 '������������������;77-' ''   Color.    ''.  The red man perused with profound  cpneern the accounts of the*! latest  lynehings in Ohio, Indiana and else-  ;whei?ei: : x.-Ai' ''���������-.. ��������������������������� A ��������� ���������  7 "Ifi -j" "were -colored," he exclaimed  when he had done, "I should be blue!",  Then he affected to laugh grimly, but  we could plainly see that he was de-^  pressed by. unwonted forebodings.���������  Detroit Journal.  ON THE BACK OF A BEAR MAN.  had returned to his'cabin only a few  moments after his wife left. Together  they proceeded through the chaparral  until the mountains were shrouded in  darkness.  About 10 o'clock they saw a man on  a dun horse riding furiously over the  foothills waving his hat and evidently signaling for them to halt. When  the dun horse came nearer, it was easy  to see that there were two'persons on  his back. After a moment's waiting  there was a shout of joy. They all  recognized Buck Seymore. and behind  him on the dun horse rode Kamie Arland.  Miss Ramie says that she was walking along a narrow goat trail in the  chaparral   when   a   large   black   bear  suddenly appeared in front of her. She  quickly turned to run away. wTheu a  curious   looking   animal,   running   on  four feet, sprang out of the chaparral into the trail.   "I saw at a glance,"  she says,  "that the monster in some  way resembled a human being, and it  flashed'across my mind that I was confronted by the bear king of the Kicka-  poos:    It threw one of its long arms  about my neck, glared  into my eyes  and uttered; a. horrible sound.;  I expected to be torn to fragments.    The  creature seized my hands and 7threw  me on its back and fled toward the  mountains,  and   it  seemed  to  me   it  could run faster than anything I had  ever  seen  before., , After a time we  came to a sort of den inhabited by an  old bear with several cubs.   Here the  bear-man threw me on the ground and  sat down. ,  "It seldom looked toward me, for it  seemed to be very tired, and I believe  it would have fallen asleep, but the  cubs kept biting its hands and feet in  a playful manner, as if eager to be noticed. I'was thinking of some plan to  escape. I thought that I might slip  away if they should all fall asleep. A  wolf howled, and instantly every bear  and the bear man sprang to their feet.  Her Advice to Her Hnsbnnd and  the  Result of FolloiYluff It.  There was once a Woman who.se  Husband Depended on the State of  the Market for his Daily Toast. One  Day he Appeared before Her with a  Sad Countenance.  "All is Over, my Dear," said be.  "Wheat is Way Down, and I doubt  if after Tomorrow we shall have More  than Ten Thousand a Year to Live On.  I am Sorry that I Married you to Drag  you Down to Tnis, but I must Tell you  Sooner or Later. I am a Ruined Man."  "Nay, do not Lose Heart." said his  Wife! "Can you not Speculate Further V"  "I cannot," he replied, "for I have  Lost my Nerve. My Friends Urge me  to Throw what I Have into Copper,  but 1 ��������� Dare Not. Five Thousand a  Year would Hardly buy Croquettes for  Two. I would Better Keep whac 1  have Saved rrom the Smash."  "At any rate.'" said she, "come Out  and Have some Lunch. Let us (Jo to  Sherrj''s and get a Nice Litle Bird.  Then you will Feel Better."  "Bird!" exclaimed her Hu"?bnud  "Unhappy Woman, if you see anything  better than Broiled Chicken and Beef  a la Mode for the Rest of Your Life,  you will Do Well. In my present  Frame of Mind 1 would Suggest a  Night Lunch Cart."  "Let us have One Good Meal at  least." urged his Wife, "beforo we Die  to the World. I have Twenty Dollais  in my I'ursc. 1 will Buy our Lunch  with that: after that the Night Lunch."  "Very well, for the Last Time.'' replied her Husband. '  Then they w-ent to an Expensive  Restaurant and Ate a more than Satisfactory Luncheon. At the end of it her  Husband said: '        ;  "1 think Better o(f that Copper than  :l Did."    ;. ������������������ ��������� ���������   -   '    ''  . ���������      ���������  It "Waa Something Else.  "Is your wife dangerously.ill?" asked  the druggist as he tilled a prescription  for a colored man, who looked rather  sober faced.  " 'Tain't illness, sah," was the reply  "She dun met up wid a sarcumstance���������  fell off de roof of de house an struck  on a stone heap an got what de doctah  calls combustion of de brain."  Moth worms are-often very destructive   '  to canity combs left in the hives or stored',  ���������n\ay.t ' '-<    .-,    ( *   -  Queens may he pioduced at almosfany  time in a fair colony''of bees' by simply re^  , moving the old queen.       (    ,       < *        >  On<thc average'furnr*there'is little^or  no expense in keeping a few colonies rof, -  bees except the hives they are in.   -.    ,;V   '  ,    Fertile   workers  sometimes' appeajr in   '  nneenle^s   colonics,    which' amounts   to  about    the    same    as    drone    producing  queens. ������������������ '  t Have the entrances to hives ind the  vicinity 'around them clean and cou-  icmcnt Cor the bees lo get into and out of  ihe hives.  As cold   weather ensues the  bees  will  nrrange themselves in juxtaposition with   '  their supplies and use them as they need  without leaviiur the heat of the cluster.  Bees sire naturally cleanly in their habits, so that if they are confined too ioug  at a time they are apt to become diseased.    ,  especially if their food is not wholesome.  Bees winter better if they have part  honey and pait sugar and sirup to live on  during the cold weather, r They need  some genuine honey for food, aud it i������  false economy to t������y  to do without it.  '-:s  /.iV  "     31  ���������AAA!  *". 1 rSl  - J-  AUTOMOBILE NOTES.    i-  Experiments have been conducted in  New York with electric vehicles for col-  leeling mail fiom street boxes. It was  louud that 13 minutes were saved %por.  trip.  In Cologne all automobile vehicles must *  be provided with n number large enough  to be read at consnleiable distance, and  '���������very operator must have a certificate is-  -.ned by the police authorities. Bells  Millet be used instead of signal trumpets,  mil flip vehicles must also have1- two  ln.ikcc.  A now apaitmen*' house in cours-e of  emtion on WlM i^nd nvmue and Severn v-ninth street. New York, will have  i.Mched to it automobile stables for  housing the automobiles of tenauts. Facilities for ch.iigmg the electric vehicles  ���������lie provided on the first Uoor. aud ihe  -c< ond lloor is intended for living apartments for the \chicle attendants.  PERT  PERSONALS.  Easy.   ' 1  "Jinks has no faculty for keeping  money."  "Let's it go to whoever asks him for  it, I believe?"   \  "Why, I'm told that even bis wife  can get money from him if he has  it-"���������Detroit Journal.  Loid Lansdowne is the horrible it of  English politics'.���������Memphis Commercial  Appeal.      7^7v .."'���������. . .��������� ,- -.. '.''���������'" .  '-.\'o man is a hero to his valet," as  .Mr. Howard Gould is learning.���������New  York World,   y . '     ';:������������������  Ciiunt do Cash'IJane and Rudyard Kip-'  ling might'collaborate on a realistic novel  entitled. "My Brother-in-Law."���������Baltimore ��������� American.',  Johu D. Rockefeller objects most emphatically to being compared to William  Shakespeare. Shakespeare is dead.���������  Pittsburg-News.  Alvord is said tp have literary ability.  He might utilize, it while in jail writing  a treatise on tlie best methods to secure  hanks' from beiuc ���������'������������������frauded by trusted  clerks.-  in Mourning.  Mrs. Housekcep���������I suppose you want  a piece of cake too?  Harvard Hasbon���������No, lady, but if  there's an old black suit of clothes  about the house 1 can use that The  poor fellow you gave the cake to yesterday was-'ray brother.���������Philadelphia  Press. sssosjg-^as  '     *  if  \n  Hi  if.  h"  P  I  it  |i    ���������  If   '.  ii-  "JHJ5 CUMBERLAND    NEWS.    !  ���������KuTv^ripti *n, ^2 a  v ar,  in advnnno  f������jH������nww> i^jp  I  TO. 1$. Un?>a:*on. Softer  C/������4>  rt^"      ' * ���������         ,->o   v/nnt  th ,ir  ad  liang-ed,    shonld   pet    copy  in    by  12 a.m. day before issue.  fSiii      ''lerH     fdlinc      to   iei!(* ve     The  If :ws regui ������������������������'    w>U confi-r a favor by   noti-  y<h Wo-k S trie My COD.  j Columbia Flouring  /t  *t*?V SfU  *6 Atie/leds  GOVERNMENT'    DISTRIBUTION'  OF STUMPING POWDER.  ���������a-'P  'WEDNESDAY.   .MY    a.  ( '������������������  CTJMB?.UL,AM" j   BELIEF FJ ID '  ������.. nci il   I*       -1   .    .': * JVIll.. il!.  .  <.; \V rii. i ���������] ���������...'... $2n o  A .\ ��������� K's ijrh:       v(J  I/.  > *J   1 !���������������.'# '       -   ��������� ���������       Ifi s (  .;.-i:i..h    WiilKf! '       10 O'X'  . . f r  Tom   <j:uuer      KM (,  ���������5 (h  5 Ol  NOTICE.  Steam BoijIek inspectors'  Examination.  '    ' PI'LICATIONS for examination'for  S '  im Boiler rnspeci'Ms will lie received  b     !") Ciret Inspector  of Steam Uoi'lers,  Ne-������- \\.'e-,ii:imster,  H. C, up to June   io,  19������'-    Applicants must be   betueen   the  -ayeol 25 and^o \ ears,   they   must  have  had a  least livte   yeais'   practical    work-  vi' \j experience as machinists or  boiler  ���������n <ker>, and must also have   a   thorough I  , n.deibia.idinjj uf sieain engineering.  FoiiDb of pariicuhrs may be ' obtained  4;  ji 'tli8 ��������� CoMfcy'GoiirS of.  7 Omnfienand,!  IlOi.JjJ.JN   1^ CUMBERLAND.  ^ !ii>.   Uhj.tim.. ' '       5 0<    h",n '"I11*-* of i������iendinh' appl cant--, .from ;  !.   f������.-ia, .A'.ie'JS:   i-iii    ' '    .* n<s       ,)e   Clli&f l^P^or of .Steam  Eoile.s '  ��������� 11   '.I  ffrt:;r3 "l -ampfc-uli  5 (X;  5 CM1  ,5 00  o UJJ  5 00  :5 00  5 0..'  ) 00 I  5.0')  '<'U^ El'-   iJ/aV <1       ev'.M .^o--,^    .-.....,  >1i������m������; ie 3riji>LriiiiXi)iie   - aKoien   Ce-^fo-'i    ���������<) a OI m.'..   J  ������������  N7e -on.   - iJo.-t:sri)    FiH^t'iuaai   ,J-' lTv.s Jil^l -Lean :.   .  ��������� KJijan iPrii^ti.......,.R   < P.   1> wda l; ' ���������/  J rank l>:ill?v> ...._....-..    .  UtiaiiS^s.WlliVve. ..-...'   Iiiilx;;t.l.\ya'l!������ou,   <tt;orj>������r,-'lio������ie!-'soM...//..'..     Ji (.0  \-'n\ ������*kz&wii'k '   8 00  ���������liVgh  Miljar .-...:      8 00  ���������Gi-o-S  illr.o....     3(0  J... Co'e. :...,,,..      Ji ip  J.ieiiiu-L}<,j^u������-:-C^jUtiid   Nev Westininhtcr, B. C, and must be  p cr.y filled in cinu lciurued to hnn on  or UuVe -ihe above mentioned ,. date'.  Tlie crfiidirlaies selected for examina-,  1 n ������ili then Be notified as to date and  ,)la'-e of examination.  The salary will be $100 per month  '  .  ,     ���������     "        ;'W.(C.   WELLS,  Chief   ' Commissioner    ot , Lands    and  i    '1'  Works.     Lands   and   Woiki.    Uepait-  ment.   '  j   fn the matter of   the' E t:������tes'of   I    -  ^ lShviu    M.    Davis;    ALiii    bi:j:,  ���������    1   Wing, Lam Choricr, 'gue' Lam.'  ,   Gang' Arh,    Mail    Li   ��������� Yong,  Twn   A'L\un%.t  .Mali      \Vin^  ,Chung;   '  c '       -  ' ANDt���������     "   7  'In tlie ma'tier  ,i  the' "'Official   Ac-  .'���������niini^Lration A'ct.%''.  . Notic.  isi.ei'ln   fiiwxi  thai  wx\- ���������  ���������ler-given ordi-^   g-aii'ied   by\ I!!6  H nor, E   Kari-on. da *-d the 15^ I  Farmers .desirous of   being  supplied  ��������� vith .Bhtsting Powder at  cost   price   for  dcaring- hmd can obtain1 blank  forms  of  equisiticn from  the  Secretaries  of the  '/armers Institutes:  Henry Hills,  Secretary   Farmers' 'Institute, Alberni/ (  ' J. A. Halliday; Comox, Sandwick.  H. De���������M Mellin, Cowichan/Someno's..  John Stewart,".Nanaimo-Cedar, Starks  '  J.Js.  Smart,   Mofch'osin, .Moichosin.  ' l<: K-ny, Victoria,' Ccdai".Hill.*     '  ( E. >V,d ei, Islands, Ganges   Harbor.   ,  i.   A. iJi.iwnv Delta, L'adiier.   -  .    II   j'-o ���������, Surrey. Surrey Centre,  A. J'l   1^   Mai 1 hew,  Langl.-y,   Langely.  .J!c\'PliiJip,' Richmond, \/an'c'ouver.  A   V   V-rclu'ie,' Mission, Mission City.  G \*.. Chads'eV. Chilli\vack,-Chilliwack.  U''ii   Gieen, Kent/Ag.issiz. ' ,  J.M. Webster, Miiple Ridne,Webster's  Co-m rs       ' t'        "   c  jo in 11 ill, Matsqui, Abbotsford.  .AM. Crichton,   Obcyoo's, Kelowna.  W ; V .T,Horsley,   Spailumrheen, > Arm-  fills Company]  -ENDERBY,   B.7C.  HUNGARIAN  WflEATLETS,  STEOJfG BAKERS.  7l0-10,l  /  '.���������I  Str i-iy  ' S   M    McGuire, Salmon Arm, Salmon  Ann. ,'  J. W  Smith, Kamloops, Kam'oops.  ll.1J-'cM'y Hodyes, Okanagan, Vernon.  Drpn-Miient 'of Aj^ricultuie,   'Victoria,  13.. C, y,ny Sth; 1901. '     '   t \x  ,     J.  R. ANDERSON, /    -  ��������� Depuiy.Minisier of Agricultnfe.   '        - j ,��������� i 1  **mm*r*m^mm^m*m*mmmm*'mi*+���������***^i*timwm^m^Kmmwm^mimwmmm^mmmm^mMam^  '* '     ,  ,0   LOST.   (J ","\.  On 'M  nd i3r evening,  between , 7 %  nnd 7 80. on Royjioad, hear town.  '" ^rt^' ^.P0^1'   watch,: bpeh',face,  , ,   (LIMITED.) ���������-,  Agents, -   Victoria B:Cl  In tlie Supreine Court.orl  , British,. OolunUi  7l  In tke Goods  of W: C. Machin,X)e'���������.  41  ceAsjjd Intestate.  r> Of  c  b 0< i  ���������S 0i  .4'5.'..'       3 ue)  .K-Cx-Mnjith.*..:' ,    3 00-  "AVi������i������ l-Lirrisou     S 00  li ,K".j>e; t-on .:../....���������  ^ ,r)'j'  JS<;eo ilngjjiM'P. : . . .���������.'���������.-.  "/ 5w ���������  Jus  Calnaii  2 50  ���������'^:ii!i Da via  2 50  Ti.ui.B-nue:t  2,5'v  J?- Parks  :  . .3 0u '  *2.16 CO  ���������'"-'fcoi ected by ,H. C.   Lucap.  H-iC Xucat������.-7  .$2 50  'T '-Rosborough ;     1 00  RAVfcox.'.:.-.. ; ;:*.   1 00  .A Radf'id ,7... :7- .  ��������� 1 CO  >��������� eind/ '. ������.. ,v. ' 1 00  <C -K.Scharff." ".'-. ."?    l 00  Balance of   P.itri tic (Fu.ids  by'fJ.im^x C'lnmitiee.. . .   15 00  TfcLrs H C .Lucas     2 50  -5 U0  5 IAJ ���������    Vic-ton.., I) ,C.,' 22nd M;w. iqoi-    'Mv^o  NO:i'"E,  is.heiviy   s'.iwn   thai  he i.inli- n<>i-'(l have iph'.'c npji!;c:i-  ,oi? f������>r H. '<-] Licence I   soli ini'iAj-  iitin^; liquoi'f under the provision^  >f Sia-uic- in'ilun bchai?:  ' "���������  Jen go T.   Mc-Dinail,'    Elk   Tote';  rC<������mox;-,-amuei J.   C iffe)- L������>rn"  ^H.'te,!, Cohk������x;    W'tli/un    L.><vis,<  _ <* ur.'enay    H rei,   \  Coiirte������.������iy';  ' \Viiliani   K. Ghnmon^Hn-etukle  Cnnrtpnavj 'Hainuel   ''0,    JHivi-;,  Unicn FJotel   lrni.������n;  FApsv . \\'.  Wylie,  JBurdwood   JH������������tel".   Re; d  ���������l   .Island; The Gold.Fields of K (J..  L'd., Waverjy Hotel; S'^oal Ha  .  .    The Board   of  L cviicu  Cum mi-  sior.ers will   meet   Patn day,   j.'uli  June, 1901, to1'consider   ilie  j'ibove  applications atT] o'clock-, p, m..   a;  the Court House, Comox.  JOHN THOMPSON.  1  Chief Licence Inspect r.  day -(if-May 1901.   remipntivpli*-   'T4-.  ���������       "    ��������� '���������-    -m-   ,--���������,.    ,."   ci ���������-<������������������ .  '  .        ,    ���������'   ;-.������       '   reTe<;M.xei>-. f.  '������rge H'/e���������Finder kindly   deposit  Mave.icen app<.int.d .adnnnist/aior j at tt.Mortice.    -    ,.  ���������>f tbe . ff: cis of e^^h'.orlthe  above  named. v -'   '    \   '      -    ���������  Aii ela rns airair-st any of-������le  >*aid,estates duly v rifled, must be  .(iled with" m-:onot 1.,Ier^ than the  L7t)i day of June, ,19 >1, "and all  persons -"indebted ..to"any- oCsaid,  epta^es..are r^qu red-lop ysuch'ii',7  dHbiedne^^ frvrt'lnyith.1.7 ..    ,'     ���������/"  ���������  >  ' 'Thenryt.^ollis^ '��������� !  :        - - 5 '; Official AduMiiisralor.  Cun.ber'and.7\Ly7.15th, 1901  ���������  ������ (   NOTICE is hereby  given thatJ undersAl  ���������uin order granted by-His Hono/E. Har-4fj  risnn, dated the 27th day of'.March'.''190 iJm  letters   of.adniinistr.ition , were granted* 7  FIXE  ������T o;������ 1 'OWi <r ^ i������<fv   riohle(l lo the SHil1 esta,e are fWr'?::������  iJljky, S    II   rl i f 17 jS'Il \:A  f .pa\ such i������uiV?������Mdi)e!.b   to" ine 'furthw'iih;  ', ., ���������'       ���������   '       \ "V   I MARY  1,'iERCV.','.^    .' .;  ~ die, as administratrix of all jihd singular  the goods, chatties .and   credits > of/ ihe'l  .above������n.imed de'ceased.7 "Parties "Havinurli  ,.',"   "   .        , - ��������� -  -, ��������� xK '  >*v ;.->���������, .-r'-     . M  claims ag;nnst the said deceased are re- jj  quested to send  particulars 'Atoi<>same tplfi  me, duly verified,: on  or" before the 23rd w  day of May, 1901, and .all^perso'ns.^iny W  do'ited to the said estate are   rel|ijirrdi:'o %\  '   r\  Reservation ok' W'atkr,  ��������� *      '*"-       ; A'dnnr.istratM-x,"! ~$v't'H$  1L 0   J ������ U rt 0 ' ylL l������lfi        '    ��������� Sandw irk, A'pnl 17.1 , 'tcjor. L\ 'a2J$l -. M  r1 : '-= L-! l_J     '    ' ^_ ;    ~J"   A  M  [   '1  5-25.00  'Collected by J. B  H.dmpp.  7J.  Hardy.... ..  .Eric.Dun-an.. .  V������ G McDonald.  7B Crawf������-rd.. r. .  . *: 50  . 1000  . 1 00  . 3 00  10'ot)  $24 50  TO fcHE  IEAF,  A rich lady cured  of   her   Deaf-  ���������jjess and 'Noises  in   the  Head :by  TDr.     Niqi.jplsori's    Artificial     Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to   his   Institute, so;that.deaf people -unabla lo  .procure the -Ear .Drums  may have  rthem -free       Address. No.   14517,  The     Nicholson     Institute,     780  ."iiEighth.Avenue, New York,   U.S.A.  NOTICE.  TENDERS will be   received   by  the undersigned up   to   June   Sth,  1901,   for   the    clearing,  grading  road making, and   fencing   of   the  new cemetery plot. 400 x  400  feet.  Lumber will be  supplied   by  committee, all   other  supplies  by   the  contractor.    Lowest or  any tender  not   necessarily  accepted.      Plan"  and' specifications apply to    .  ���������    ���������    ���������   G. W. CLINTON,  Sec'y. Med, Fund.  We sent a specim'an of the  small  fish from the  lake   known 'among  local fishermen as'-Young Salmon"  to Mr. -Fanning,  of   the   Victoria  Museum.    That gen tl em an in forma  us that it is what is known, an   the  Landlocked Salmon, and has  only  before this been   recorded   on   the  island from Cowichj,n Lake, where  it is plentiful,  as  .it   is   here.    It  seldom reaches a me  larger   than  10 or 12 inches in length and turns  red in spawning season.  NOTICE is hereby ^iven that all the nn-}  rec .rded'wai.i-r iu every liver, 8f������f������,n  u "^ slfcUllte0- ������ ''."in.* l.-ltlvmjf betM-Hen  I   'he 49,0 dnd th������   55 '1   ...irallels   of   Ncilh  latitiid-, and eximdjnu .Mar.frly' for  a   dia.  ,.anoe..f_PUehuadredi(������(Ki;   ,���������ileH   from   tlie  ea coas , is her.-by rebtr.ve.. f-r the purpose  itinaLug   provision   for  ttnup'vintf    p���������   ei  [   ror operating pu.pmills. ct t r other mdus.  rial puruoat't..  The waW ������o   Served   miy'-b..  acquired   I  from the   (5rov<u   uurier-  authority   of -the  ��������� W,it^r Cldiise-, Consolidation Act" by auy  ^ecially mcrporati d company, for ufre   foi  .Ihe purposes, above   meutio- ed,    upou .such  ���������iompaiiy HhoAi.jK Jo   he sat:^faoti������u of- the  Lieutenant Governor in   Coi.���������cii   that it   it  inancially and iu other respects in  a   posi-  uon .0 ea^ahlish and carry on the  operation  >tan  luduncnal   enterprise   of   a'beneficial  nature  and subject to .^uch terms and  conditions     as   the     Lieutenant Governor   in  Council may direct.  . A record of the^reservation of water here-  by provided for .shall be made by each Commissioner a-.d Gold Coinmisaioner whosr  district is affected thereby, such record and  reservation fo be subject to the provision  - of section 136 (3) of the "Water Clause*,  Ct nsohdatiou Act "  W. C.  WELLS. j  Chief Commissioner of Lauds  and  ���������VVorkB.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B. C, 23rd April, 1901.  My 22  f 1  '"    * f  , t C " j 1 '        *��������� ^ l    .  ��������� ��������� J A t-li t; 1. or GQS"1,  .   !"'   -TflAIrFPRlC'E '���������������������������'���������*������������������  NvimKTo. THE--WHITE H0USE7  ��������� ��������� '     \  67 CiOVJ-.hNiMKNT ST. - - VICTORIA, it C.'  HE'r."K:Y   YOUNG    &  CO.   are    clnsmff   cut   the.  repartftient and are selling their   J-ickets and.  , tostum s ruyardJess of cost. '/    '  $8. $10 and $12 Jackets aregqi-,6; for $250  FOR SALE���������1 good ,work hor.se,  .6 ,ye;usQlcl.--A.UrquJ1art, Courtney  ������l  A fire threatened the destruction  of the houses  on   the   end   of   the  townsite Saturday.    Just back    of  these, the wild land is covered with  dead logs   and   some   fire   loving  boys have been in the habitof late  ly   lighting    fires   there,    though  warned   that   there   was   danger  Saturday,     with v the    late    hot  weather, things were   so   dry that  when the firebugs  lighted  up,  the  whole place was set .ablaze and  ne  cessitated Mr. Banks  bringing   up  the hose cart and playing a  strong  stream on the burning   area for   a  considerable time to  save  the   adjacent houses from destruction.    A  good rawhiding  and a  couple   of  nights in'the lockup on bread   and  water is the   proper   medicine   for  .boys of this.description.  n  J  4  6  Foot, 5c. per yard  '  " ' 8c.  ('.  a  a  IOC  i ;c.  ((  i i  a  n  i<  Fencing Wirefrrm 5c. to 5 3.4c. per lb.  Bailing '_'  '    " 5 3.4c7 '  3 8 Coil Chain y j^c.'  Navvy \Vheelba,rrovvs,   $2.50 each.  'tmiss  BEFORE    BUYING    YOUR  your deen k  GET   OUR    PRICES.  As we carry the largest stock in B. C, and your cheapest   freight   ia  .from Victorii.    Repairs by first class workmen.  >HN BARNSfxEY & GO.  Up GO^ERNMTENT ST. -��������� ���������;.-. VICTORIA, B.G  ffl  f  M  W  m  I  H)K

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