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 'NO. 389  CUMBERLAND. B   C. [Formerly  Union] TUFSPAY MAY 3,��������� 1898    "*"��������� '     $2.00 PER" ANNUM.  the Choicest  meats we are head  quarters.  If you' have not, tried' bur noted' sausages,  bologna and  headcheese,  you should do  ��������� so at once.''Fresh-vegetables, eggs and  . butter, salmon bellies,. Mackerel, .etc.  IlIPPING SUPPLIES  / ' ' , -      7  ST arrived Irom Great Britain,       -   ,    .  A huge consignment of Dry Goods,  '    And  will.be opened   out this week..  wels,    MeU's and Boys;Sweaters,   Dress Goods,  Silks,, gibbons,    Hosiery,   Gloves,    Ties,  Flannellettes,  Underwear, Blouses,.  , *    '     1 H^nd1<erchie% Collars,   -    ,���������      ,  -    ,' '- Etc., Etc..   Etc.  : 4\ '  'SEK NEXT WEEKS' AD  LATEST BY TIM".  Uncording' trie Bottlev  j^ay 3I���������a dispatch says Admiral Cer  vera depends upon the.Cadiz squadron to  uncork the bottle^in which he'is shut up.  . He is believed to be sure of the cominj?  of that fleet.   It is believed to be impos^  sible for the American  fleet to dash into  the harbor, as the chances are slim, as it  is   heavily   mined,' and - the   American  squadron would encounters the fire of the  forts in addition to that of Spanish 'strips.  German Abuse -���������  Berlin, May 30���������With'few exceptions  the German press continues its abuse of  Americans, and their minister to China  say he hope that at the close of the war,  the United. States will show, what' they  have often lacked, namely, respect for the  rights ind dignity of others. , -  Collections in Germany are being  made'in aid of the Spanish war fund. ,  British Have Possession. '  ,   London, May 31.���������The British have taken possesion of Wei Hai Wei. ���������  ~-  Spanish Beserye Squadron.  May 31.���������The Spanish reserve squadron  of 10'or 12 shijwlliave left Cadiz���������supposed  to have gone ia relief-oljAdmiral'Cervera.  GLADSTONE'S; -rFUNEBAL.  London.���������Gladstone; w������s buried in Westminster Abbey beside TDisraeli." It is the  first official funeral since that of Lord Palm  the ring  i  ���������9  i  ���������A  And we do not want the Earth with Cumberland and Union thrown in, but  'Awe do   want your monthly orders for:  .il  f ��������� ���������������  Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes,.Glassware, Tinware,  Hardware, Hats, Caps, Ready-made Clothing, Lad,es' Summer Vests, Shirt-waists, and Wrappers, etc., etc:        .   f -    ���������  A large stock of Pickles, Jams, Jellies, Catsups,  1 Pie-fruits, and Marmalades, just opened up.  j 1 1  '.."i  '.������.  7 \*  x &  te  FIVE LARGE 4^ BARS OE SOAP FOR $1.00 , k. \   *' ���������    "  Finest Line of Toilet Soaps in Town. .  IVIcPHEE & MOORE.  l<; t'M'*'l  "I^V.'y-^lJ  V (,<'  Sale of Work and Entertainment.  , The willing workers of tlie English Onurch,  Sandwick, will have a sale of work  in   the  Agricnltural Hall, Coirtenay, next Monday,  June 6; doors "open at three p. m.        7  An entertainment will be given- in the  evening.   Good programme; admission 25c.^  There will also be stands for , the sale of  refreshments and flrst-daw home-made  candy. - '    _    ,X   >  first official funeral since ������,������ ������. ��������� *��������� Mrs. W. Bailey is'visiting her sister, Mrsi  erston.'   The Prince'of   Wales.   Duke   of    ' B. Westwood o^Cumberwopd.    ,   ^  York, behind them the Marquis of Salsbury,  j -   ���������7-        ���������J f~ ~_    Y '  Earl Kimberlyi Lead^ in.Honse  of   Lords, ������ p..mv Fip.ht,  members of House of J Commons, "attended,  also .representatives >f foreign . countries.  Mrs. GiaiistoDc" and \ sons - we^grouped  aronndT.be   ftrtye', MVlrs.   Gladstone-stood  1 1..      ,1-L.,..^    -tWa    >..nrinn/   . Afiprwardfi  r  a New and Full   Stock of School  Supplies, and Stationery.  ^KE  [ Sarsaparilla  for  a good  Spring Tonic,  .'cures  , that 'tired feeling.  Open Sundays  ll-om 10 to 11 a. m.  After having  La Grippe  try a bottle of  Beef Iron Wine.  The besf  Strengthening- Tonic   O   l^irOpen   Sundays  from 3*to 5 p. m.  fOTHINO BUT THE   BEST   AND   FUBEST  DKUG& POB, DISPENSING.  ���������Bynjfa of Douglas - Pine the latest, cure for  roughs and Colds. Seott's Emulsion, Linseed  [fend Turpentine  GIDEON HICES.  &ETHIJE WHEEIiER.  *o*mm** ��������������������������������������� n*ewo*i������nrtCW������������  tuim^inautiMMaaiCTXHPwa*"*"  1  rss  mm  ifell.^.  P.O. Box 233  ictoria,  c  Dealers in New and  Second-hand Pianos and Organs.  BERLIN (Berlin, Out.,) MASON & mm (Toronto, Out..).BUSH ft GBOTS (Chicago, 111.)  |5\ll kinds of Sheet Music kept in stock.  llfUNSNG and REPAIRING.  Orders promptly attended to.  Cumberland representative Rev. Wm, Hicks.  bravely   dwrir^g   the^ aeivice."   Afierwards -  . the Prince' of .Waje# Vjj>ja W Y^c^nd'pall'  benrei's fchook.hauds wfeW her/'r^/. "4%;T ������  The'only sound whiph broke the, stillness  as the cortege passed was   a   broken' voice  rwhich shouted, "God gave you, old man."  NEXT  WSEKP  o  A dispatch to the P. I:, says: Havana  is to be bombarded next week. An ar-  m> of 75,000 will land in Cuba. The  bombardment of San Juan de Porto Rico,  will be renewed and the island occupied  by 20,000 troops.���������Another dispatch says  the China and Colon will be added to  the Manila fleet; Some time next week  5000 will sail.  BALLOONS FOB^WAB.  The N,   Y.   Tribune   said  yesterday:  There were shipped to Governor's Island^  from the pier of the French line of steamers, two  big   balloons   and   equipments  which the government has purchased for-  use in army operations.  NEWS CONFIRMED.  Washington, May 31���������The navy  department states it has received  reliable information that Admiral  Cervera's fleet is in Santiago de  duba, and Schley's is on the outside of tbe harbor.  SPANISH TORPEDO DESTROYER.  It as anm unced the Spanish Torpedo destroyer, the Terror has arrived at San Juan  and departed from Porto Rico, evading th������  American warships, watching for her.  COMPLETE UNDERSTANDINGr.  ���������'���������   Key West, May   30.��������� The   war   department is establishing a complete understanding  with   the   insurgents,   and   conveying  them arms.  TROUBLE ABOUT  COAL.  Vancouver,   May   30���������Senor   Manuel  . Ceruze, a Spanish   diplomat   is expected  at Vancouver   shortly.    He will  come to  investigate vending   coal shipments  to  the United States.    It is expected he will  'demand-it shall cease ahd also  damages  for coal -supplied  since the war was declared.   ,Capt.." Mellon,, acting    Spanish  Consul, ���������d   Col Dudley   U.S.   Consul,  have been in   close .consultation.    Capt.  Mellon said: "The papers are in my safe  and  when   he   [the   Spanish   diplomat]  -comes, you will   see something   that will  make a big' row,   apd   probably   lead to  j international compilations."  ;A Family Fight  Cotton, the brains of the Opposition, is-  pouring.' hot shot   into the camp of Joe  Martin; who is  aiming , to lead'an'Inhe-  pbhdem.1 Opposition'   movement,,or   in  .other words to> assume the leadership of  N that 'party; and- shelve the old wai\horses.  ' It'isa'bad 'time;tor' them tb.be- fighting,  among themselves.    Mclnnes* does  nott  appear to'be in this movement, but to be  striking ' out on lines maked out by himself. ������  V 450,000 in America, besides those  sold in foreign countries. f It hits  .been. translated into German,  French, and Russian languages,  etc. 7 Fully 10,000 copies have been  distributed among 7 students and  working classes in Germany! .'  Passenger last.*  * ~'' r      '   i_  Per City of Nanaimo last week, ooeriag  , ;. . -   -    < '    \- ���������'  west :t ������ ��������� ->  Fred Dirkeu,, J.  Varfcy, G.   G. ,Great ������# ��������� ,  Mrs..Graiit, ,Hi Chong, G. Marshall, Mite   *���������  Kivoske, &/ Sheppard,   Mrs.' Sheppa d,S ' \  other Sheppards, CroBaan,, E7 J.   MeisbiH^  Stewart/ Miss Kelly Mw/Andewwi, Mie^D  Kilpatrick,.aMrs. Allen,,. Mrs. * Georgeson, .  Mr.  Jackson,; A.   Toman, -B.- Cerpenter, * ,���������  iKells, Mkble kells, Rev. ^W. Hicke.) Hn.^\  ;Hwks, Mr. Noble, Mr. Bloomingdele, Wae.  Bakievand Bakie.-- '7 *  McInnes' Announcement.  Mr. VV. W. B. Mclnnes has ^issued a  manifeste to his constituents,���������which is  too lengthy to publish this week���������in  which he announces his intention to  resign his seat in the Commons and run  for the legislature, but for what particular district is not stated^ but- it is understood not for Comox where the sentiment  is so pronounced for a local man. As to  the future he says his course will be one  of complete independence.  MARRIED,  CARLSON-HOULT.���������At the City of Cumberland, on tbe evening of May 26,   at  the residence of the bride's parents, Mr.  .    August Carlson and Miss Harriet   Elizabeth Hoult.  Victoria Budget.  Victoria, May 28���������The Riojine Maria  arrived yesteiday from Kobe with with  214 Japs who landed here.��������� Ship J B.  Sutton, loaded with Comox coal is  awaiting a crew which is being procured  from the other side.���������A political meeting  washeld at Esquimalt to day at which  ex-bpeaker Higgins said he could have  been in the cabinet, but declined���������Gau-  dour and Johnson will row here on June  5th for the world's  championship and   a.  purse of $2.'5op.  ���������    ���������  SIR A. CAS-ON INJURED.  New York, May 27.���������Sir A. .  Caron .was seriously injured this  morning by falling against an iron  spike 011 railway at west 27th street  The spike cut a great gash in the  left cheek and chin. He was taken  to the hospital.  EDWARD BELIiAMY DEAD.  Springfield, Mass., May 27.���������Edward Bellamy, author of "Looking  Backward/' died at Chicope Falls,  Massachusetts, last Sunday morn-,  fng. He was 49 years old. The  sales of "Looking Backward," up  to   the   present    time,   are    over  FRANCE PREPARKB  Paris, May 27.���������In view of eventuality of Spanish-American war,  France has "decided, upon active.  preparations for defence,  TOOK COAL  ANYHOW.  San Francisco, May 27.���������An Am-  erican vessel applied for coal at  Accapulco, a Mexican town, mostly populated by Spanish, The captain was told he could have it for  $20.00 a ton, The inhabitants  flocked to the wharf to prevent the  coal from leaving the docks. The  marines fixed bayonets and cleared  the dock, and stretched a rope ,  across, and loaded 150 tons unmolested.  Oregon at Jjast.  Florda, May 25���������The U S battle-ship  Oregon, which has been the subject  of so much solicitude, arrived in Jupiter  Inlet on this coast to-lay at 10:30  Won the Derby.  Londay, May 25���������The Jedd|h won th<������  Derby.,  [This famous horse race occurs at  Epsom, Surry, England, generally pa  the Wednesday, before Whitsuntide;  named after the 12th Earl of Derby, its  founder, in 1780.] ;  Car Accident.  New Westminster, May 25���������An electric car which left Vancouver for Westminster at.-.9 o'clock last .night with 64  passengers, was derailed. Twenty-five  passengers were injured; none fatally.  7vSnow-slide Horror.  Steamer Morgan City brought Friday,  the following: The summit of Valdes  glacier over which hundreds of prospect  ive Copper Riverites have   b*en   toiling  has tossed off its chilly blanl-u-., and hundreds of prospectors encased on the  Trail were burried beneath ts smother.  ing foids. Over one hundicd" men hav  been taken out alive. Two men crashed  and another beyond recoveiy. The work  of rescue was hardly completed when the  snow came down again. The prospect,  ors have lost everything.  1  \  ������scnuf������swlwa;p.fcH v^S^S^jfi I r  \A\  I Si*  1.������*���������  i /' f"  -i1".  nil  fer  IS?  . 'I  l.T.  I* J*  I' ?.  IW''  1 JA  V. - '  fr  \Y  If',  Is. .  i^  IJ '  IJ7'  lit.  I  ���������acs  11  I  .8-  I"  17.  f'  I  k  I'*'  I  I  If  Vs*  '/,J% V7.}.-,'-  \.  \V  /4f^  Subscribers who"*db not receive their paper  regularly will please notify us at once.  Apply at the office for advertising- rates.  THE NEWS.  CUMBERLAND. B. C  Here and There.  Success makes a fool seem wise.  No dish pleases all palates alike.  NOVEL BUKIAL CASE  ONE THAT IS DESIGNED TO PRE KENT  PREMATURE  BURIAL-  -A  One foot is better than two crutches.  No safe wading in an unknown water.  We are as near G< d uy sea as by land.  You've got to goc \ij early if you want  to get the better ol death..  One hair of a woman draws more than  m team of oxen.  _____   <  Wholesomo and poisonous herbs grojr  In the same garden.  ���������The world knows nothing of its greatest  men or"their wives cither, it seems.  ���������.i . t'     *  Outsiders always think they can manage  things better than the people whose own  business it is.       _____  A merciful man is merciful to his beast,  ' ���������specially if the beast is a big dog with a  bite of his own.  The source of beauty is generally to he  found in the imagination of thf. observer,  ' Some men expect payment of a 10-cent  4cbt to gain them $23 in credit. <". v  Count Karnice-lCai-niclce's Resurrection  Sclieme��������� liurials Before Death Average at' ]Least 'One in One Thousand-  How tlie Count Would Prevent Sucb  Tragedies���������Details of His Plan.  f I  , Queer schemes come to the Dominion  of Canada patent office for permission to  manufacture exclusively. Among patents  applied for have beeri schemes to secure  resurrection in case of premature burial.  Whether one of these benevolont patents  ever did save a man's life, or was ever  tried, it is hard to say. ( But invention in  this lino of apparatus goes on, and a foreigner here comes to the front in a London -paper with the following. Count  Karnice-Karnicko is the man. But let  him explain:  "I have known in my life approximate  ly 4,000   persons,    of   whom   four   were  pie of the world speak the' Swedish lang-'  uage; inclusive of 1,000,000 in the,United  States, 335,000 in Finland, 8S.000 in  Norway, 10,000 on the continent of Europe, a few thousands in Denmark, and  probably the same number in this country.  O-OC-OO-O-O-OOOOC-C >0������C-C'-O-0<XXKKK>O<KX>O<>'  Plants.  Prof. George Lincoln Goodale, of Harvard'university, says that there are nuw  about 200,000 species of plants, divided  into flowering and flowerlcss plants, and,  although nearly all of tho flowering varieties might be used for food, only about  1.000 are so used and only 800 are frequently used.  It  IS  not  enousrh   to have  fre-  Between life "and death   there  is  ^uently but the'thinness of a shoe.  It is far easier to convince a man that  ^ he is is wrong than \ to convince a woman  ' that you are right.  When you consider the matter, it ought  to be more difficult for a woman to tell  why a man ceases to love her than to.tell  why he began.  When a man can stop to play checkers  ���������in the middle of the day he is either a  great man or bound never to be one.  Modesty is a handsome dish cover, that  , makes us fancy there must be something  ���������ery good underneath it.  ' <;  Hoard's-Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.    ,  There never was, and never will   be,   a  universal panacea, iu one remedy, for all  ."ills to which flesh is heir���������the very nature  of many curatives being such that were  tbe germs of other and differently seated  diseases rooted in the system of the  patient���������what would relieve one ill in  turn   would  aggravate   the   other.     We  ' have, however, in Quinine Wine, when  obtainable' in a sound unadulterated  ttate, a remedy for many and grevious ills.  By its gradual and judicious use, the,  frailest systems are led into convalescence  and strength, by the influence which ..Quinine exerts on Nature's own restoratives.  It relieves the drooping spirits of those  with whom a chronic state of morbid despondency and lack of interest in life is a  disease, and, by tranquilizing the nerves,v  disposes to sound and refreshing sleep-  imparts vigor to the action of the blood,  which, being stimulated, courses throughout the veins, strengthening the healthy  animal functions of jhe system, thereby  ���������making activity a necessary result,  strengthening the frame, aud giving life  tb the digestive organs, which naturally  demand  increased substance���������re-.uk,  irn-  ? roved appetite. Northrop & Lyman of  bronto, have given to the public their  ���������������������������uperior Quinine Wine at the usual rate,  ���������and, gauged by the opinion of scientists,  this wine approaches nearest perfection of  amy in the market.    All druggists sell it.  A NOVKL  IITJIUAT., CASE.  -' ���������>  In the background appears the apparatus  undisturbed by tin* occupant within. -In  the other picture .the occupant, returning  to consciousness, ' Ikis pr< .^scd the bulb,  fi'%d so twnpr ^ho be-'I a"d d'sp'aved the*  alarm flag. The box Is on a level, with  the soil outside the grave, and opens by  pressure or traction.  thrown into lechargy.   That would therefore be one person of 1,000 taken in lethargy and deel ired dead by the physicians.  Would it not; bo logical to admit,   vthat if  'these four persons owe their   life   to   the  fortunate chance of waking up  before interment, four others   at   least have come  to life too late in the grave? In assuming  the proportion to be   one' to, 1,000 .1 am  very much below the   calculations of the  " Drs.    Bruheir   and   Hartiiiann,    both of  whom havo arrived  at   tlie terriblo   conclusion of one^person in 200 being buried  alive."    Therefore, -the   Count   has   designed the "Karnice,"   which,   so  far as  one .can ascertain, is a tube leading down  to the coffin,   and   coinmunicciting  'with  an india-rubber ball there!    If the corpse  feels any symptoms of   uneasiness, it can  without difficulty squeeze the   india-rubber ball.  The   effect will be that the current of air forced up the tube will immediately set a bell ringing, and cause a red  flag to spring to a   position  of attention  By this means, to quote Count   Karnice-  Karnicke's pamphlet, many   fellow  croa-  fcures will be saved from   the   horrors   of  the grave1 in which,   through   an error of  diagnosis, they have been interred as good  as alive.  In a footnote the Count obsoiwes:  "Science fixes the length of the state   of  lothargy at fifteen days' maximum.    The  apparatus   should ' be   at   the disposal of  families at the rate   of   1    franc per day,  that   is, 15 francs per burial.    Thanks to  an arrangement with an insurance   company tlie total rate of hire   should not bo  more than 5 francs for the   whole   period  of observation."  She Toole  tlie Hint.    <  At home stations the private soldiers'  washing is usually dono by the married  soldiers' wives, who aro expected to sew-  on missing buttons and do repairs, for  which a small sum is deducted from ,tho  private's pay^  Pat McGinnis had a good deal of  trouble with his laundress; Sunday after  Sunday had his shirt como back <witH the  neck button off, or else hanging by a  thread. Ho had spolcen to her on the subject; and she had promised to see to it,  out still the button was not on properly.  , Ho got out of' patience one Sunday  when tho missing button had ,made him  late for parade, and exclaimed:  "Bother the woman! I'll seo if I can't  give hor a hint this time, anyhow."  Ho then took the lid of a tin' blacking  box, about ,three inches in' diameter,"  drilled two holes in it with a fork and  sewel it on.tovthe neck of the shirt that  was next to'be, washed. When his washing came back he found that she' had -  taken the hint; sho had made^ a buttonhole to fit'it. '   "  ������ rubbers keep out ��������� tlie wet. If  g"the fit be not perfect they will  $ draw the feet.' .It costs money  % to -euiploy skilled pattern ma-  2 kers, in order to turn out.rub-  x herS* in all the latest shoe  g shapes, but the Granby Rubber  g Co. do it and the result is that  are known to be, right up-to-date.    The thick ball and*  heel make them last twice as long;' while the thin rubber used in the other parts makes the whole very light  Insist on seeing 'the Granby Trade Mark on the sole.7  | '    "   ��������� GRANBY RUBBERS WEAR LIKE IRON.  00<>0<><>C>0<X><K><>0<>0<X>00-0<><^  The Granby Lined Rubber is Warm,  Dry and Comfortable���������made in all the  shoe shapes, of the very best material.  rs ������*Overshoes  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  A"-LEAGUE OF LIFE  How to Slake Sweetbread Sandwiches.  ���������Parboil a pair of sweetbreads. When  cold pick them apart and chop rather fine.  .Season them with a tablespoonful of salt,  a dash of paprica and mix with them, a  half can of chopped mushrooms. Mix with  mayonnaise dressing, spread on rounds of  bread, garnish with finely chopped celery.  To be Formed by the Residents  of Bruce County.  SWEDISH ST  RAILWAYS.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  An Old-Fashioned Remedy for Baldness.  An old time but good remedy to prevent  the hair from falling out is a wash made  "by steeping three large onions in a quart  of "rum, or until the strength is drawn  from the vegetable,-and applying it to the  ���������scalp every second day. "The odor of the  ���������onion soon passes off, but if found disagreeable, ten drops of lavender oil and  ten grains of ambergris wiLl overcome the  scent.���������Woman's Home Companion.  Director    Count     crunstedt    Retires    in  Favor of Carl N'ord-strom.  The director-general of the Swedish  State railways, Count 'Rudolf Cronstodt,  has just rcsicrncd. having served f.ircy two  yeir's. the past ten years as chief of the  whole system.. He has been succeeded by  the State Councillor of Commerce, Carl  Fredrik Theodor Nordstrom, a member  of the Second Chamber of the Swedish  Riksdag. Mr. Nordstrom is a prominent  man in Sweden. Soon after graduating  from TJp������ala College lie became a member of the Swedish Greenland expedition  in 1S70. . For several ye������rs he has been  connected with the Swedish State dopart-  Thousands   of  Uves  Saved   by Mr. Davl-  'soii'b Rescuer   Society to  Protect  Life by^ Means of Uortd ������s' Kid-  ney Pills, Karth's Great-  1 est Medicine.   { , /_      .   ,  "Wistgham, Jan. 24.���������Particulars of th������  marvellous escape of Mr. A. T. Davison,  of Lucknow, have ' been read with intense  interest by our" citizens, Mr. Davison is'  well known here, aud his scores of friends  are heartily congratulating him on his  narrow escape. His story, as published a  few days ago,, is startling in the extreme,  and has been the causo of a movement to  protect ,our citizens from'dangers such ai  threatened him. ��������� ' /    . ���������  There are a good many people in Wing-  ham who have been rescued from similar  dangers and they are tho .warmest supporters of the movement. .Statistics have  been compiled showing that of every ten  deaths in this country- nine are caused by  some form of Kidney Disease. This is all  to be changed.  Since the discovery of the famous cure  for Kidney Diseases the number of deaths  from these causes has been greatly reduced. This cure���������Dodd's Kidney Pills���������is  being used with the most wonderful success throughout Canada. It has the record of never having failed.  The movement spoken of is to form a  society to make known to victims of  Bright's Disease, Diabetes, and all other  forms of Kidney Disease, that there is a  positive, infallible cure for them in Dodd's  Kidney Pills. A meeting is to be held  shortly, when plans for working will be  formulated.  It is not to be -wondered at that Dodd's  Kidney Pills are exciting such intense interest. They are the greatest medicine on  earth beyond a doubt. They are the only  remedy that has ever cured Diabetes and  Bright's Disease. They have never once  failed to cure Rheumatism, Lumbago,  Dropsy, Heart Disease, Paralysis, Bladder  Troubles, Blood Impurities and Female  Weekness.  Dodd's Kidney Pills are sold by all druggists at fifty cents a box, six boxes $2.60,  or will be sent on receipt of price by The  Dodds Medicine Co., Limited, Toronto.  Beware ,of Ointments  for ������Ca:  tarrh that Contain Mercury,  as mercury will surely destroy the sense ot  smell and completely 'derange the whole system when entering it through-the mucous surfaces.    Such articles should never be used ex-  Exercising Tlieir Clioice.  *' If there were only small boys In tow*  we wouldn't need 6idewalks."  " "Why?"   ' < ���������.''_���������  ,."They always walk in the gutters.'!'  i    , :���������. , i  All Not Lost.  Ted���������She still loves me.  Ned���������How do you know P   ( - .,;,-.  Ted���������When she returned my   presents^  she prepaid the express charges.  '   '- - %  Don't Worry.  What does your-anxiety dof   It  doe*  not-empty to-morrow, brother, of Its sorrow ; but,  ah I   it empties ,to-day of   Its,  strength.   It'does not "make you escape  the evil; it makes you unfit to cope with  i^^^^^iT^^K^^^  \U^h^.  it comes.   It does not okm.to-  good you can, possibly dciivefromtheni. Hall s   morrow,  and it  robs  to-day.    For  every  Catarrh Cure, mauuiactured by F. J. Cheney &  Co., Toledo, O., contain" no mercury, and is  taken Internally, acting directly npon the blood  and mucous surfaces or the system. In buying  Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure y<>u get the genuine. It is taken internally, and made in lo-  ledo,"Ohio, by F. J. Cheney & Co. .Testimonials  free - '  *42rSold by Druggist3, price 75c. per bottle.,  Fully l>eflned. ,  A judge in one of the counties was  charging a jury in,a burglary case the  other day, and delivered the following instruction:  "Thecrime of burglary is divided into  two degrees���������burglary in the first degree  and burglary in the second degree. All'  burglaries not of the first degree are of tho,  second degree, and vice versa, and, having  said so much, I leave the case in your  hauds."  day has, its own burden. God gives us  power to bear all tho sorrow of his making, which the anticipation of sorrow most  assuredly is.���������Ian Maclaren;  No family living ,iu a bilious - country'  should be without Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills. A few doses taken now and tben  will keep the Liver active, cleanse tlie  stomach and bowels from all bilious,matter, and prevent Ague.' Mr. ^J. L. Pri et  Shoals, Martin Co.. Ind.; writes: "I have  cried a box of Parmelee's Pills and. find  them the best^-medicine for Fever and  Ague I have ever used."  '  Dear Sirs,���������Your MIN-fitDlS LI MI-  MEN T is our remedy for "*9+ taroat,  colds, and all ordinary aiinioiiw.  It never fails to relieve and cure  promptly. ,  CnATlIiES Whoottjen.  Port Mulgrave.  Failed to Return.  Jones���������Your husband has a very limited  vocabulary.  Mrs. Brown���������Yes, he has had for some  timo, ever since you borrowed three  volumes of his dictionary.  ^V/^WMWAW/^^M^V/iWtV^A'^WWVW^  Bickle's Anti-ConsumptiveSyrupstands  at the head of the list for all diseases of  . the throat and lungs. It Jicr.s- like magic  in-breaking up a cold. A cough is soon  subdued; tightness of the chest is relieved,  even the worst case.of consumption is relieved, while in recent, eases it may be  said never to fail. It is a medicine prepared from tlie active principles or virtues  of several medicinal herbs, and can be depended upon for all pulmonary com-  . plaints.  Very Thoughtful.  A Chicago paper says that a man went  .Aome from business and found this notice  In his wife's handwriting in a conspicuous  place on the front door: "Dear Fred,���������I  have gone over to mother's, and have hidden the key so that no one can find it but  you. It is under the left lower corner of  the door-mat."  Safe. Certain, Prompt, Economic���������These  few adjectives apply with peculiar force  to Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil���������a standard  external and internal remedy, adapted to  the relief aud cure of cough's, sore' threat,  .hoarseness and all affections of the breathing orgaus, kidney troubles, excoriations,  aores, lameness and physical pain.  FKEDKTCK' TFFEODOHE NOUDSTKOM.  Director   General    Swedish   State  Bail ways.-)'  ments of zoology, -mines and commerce.  Since l!S92 he has been art1 alderman of  Stockholm, chairman of the gas and  electrical estal lishments and member.-of  several of the must important committees.  He is a progressive man and a. worthy  successor to Count Cronstedt.  The World's Swedes.  The 31st of December, 1S915, Sweden  had a ponul.ition of 4,9(52,5fiS, an increase  since 1S95 of, 43.000 people. Estimating  an additional increase during 1SU7 Swi don  probably now contains 5.000,000 inhabitants, or a million less than the Dominion of Canada: in all about 0,400,00 peo-  How Indian Kelisli is Made.  Chop fine a small head of cabbage, six  onions, al.so twelve green poppers and two  quarts green tomatoes. Sprinkle over a  cup of salt and let stand till next day,then  drain off all the liquid and put the vegetable in a kettle. Barely coyer with vinegar. Add' half a cupful mustard seedj a  teaspoonful celery seed and half cupful of  sugar. Boil live minutes. 4Keuiove from  fire and put into glass jars or in a stone  jar. If you like this relish sweet, add a  cupful of 'sujmr. And finally a table-  spoonful English mustard.  4,000 People  Knew When He Was.  A little four-year-old occupied .an upper v  berth, in a'ship's cabin.   Awakening once  in the middle of. the  night, his  mother  asked him if he knew where ho was.  "Tourse I do," he replied.    " I'm in the  top drawer."  '  AGENTS WANTED TO SELL.  "ARMEDA  CEYLON  TEA,"  1 Put up in lead packages.  Also Japans and Hyson9.  JA. H. CANNING & CO.,  W hol^-ale Agents*  I 67 Front St. East, Toronto.  i  j     ASK YOUR DEALER FOR  BOECKH'S  BRUSHES and BROOMS ..  For sale hy nil leading houses.  CHAS. BOECKH & SONS,   Manufacturers,  TORONTO,  ONT.  0YSAM0 0.RLS  God is the source of good. His nature  is to give. Outpouring, bestowing; making better better and more-blessed���������that'is  the way love, His being, expresses itself.  And he is the only source,of good.. Every  gift that is worth having, every true joy,,  every uplifting influence, every helpful  position is ours, not through our earning,  but from His giving.���������Rev. C. Millar.  They Never Fail.���������Mrs-r- S. M. Bough-  ner, Langtou, writes: "For about two  .years 1 was troubled with Inward Piles,  but.by using Parmelee's Pills, I was completely cured, and although four years  have elapsed since then they have not returned." Parmelee's Pills are anti-  bilious and a specific for tlie cure of Liver  ami Kidney Complaints, Dyspepsia, Cos-  tiveness, Headache, Piles, etc., and will  regulate the secretions and remove all  bilious matter.  Decidedly Worse.  Mr. Monterey���������Which are worse, sins of  omission or sins of 'commission ?"  Mr. Esplanade (a creditor of Mr. Monterey's)���������Sins of owe mission, of course.  11  ���������Wishing  to .make  from  FIVE DOLLARS "ouioic"  We have a brand new 25c. article    Tt "  that smart hoys and g-irls from fourteen uj^  wards* can sell" rapidly. It is instriK-tive. in-  tereatiiiffi edifying and fascinating. Send ^o.  for complete outlit to NICHOLS & CO., 33 Rlcb-  ,mdnd W., Toronto.  ���������09'$^������$@'6������9������������������@<$e$������l������CC������<&$9  || The E.B7 Eddy Go's I  Calendar for 1898 II  Will not be  issued  till  March   %$  next at the earliest.    We  have    * 3  been too  busy  to find   time  to    $> j  get up a  bright and  attractive    ^ *  if a  calendar for our friends: <^ j  If you want a copy in March,    ������4  send a post card rtlquest uow to   <$,^j  Tic E. B7EDDY Co.,  Limited,  HULL, CANADA.  T. N. U.  152  ^iWWWWWWWWiWW  at The Northern Business Colleg*  Owen Sound, Ont., by experienced  teachers. Course includes Shorfr  hand,Typewriting,Penmanship and  Letter-writing.-just the subjects r*>  n" ed by Shorthand writer* in office work,    Coll=������o  onaccmeu free.   C A. FLEMING, Principal  Thoroughly  Taught. .  V        \l  l.������l  'I  I If  tic '  W  J  111  J<f  TO  , f  I  ������������������l  /is the name to remember when buying Sarsaparnia. Dr.  Ayer's Sarsaparilla has been curing people right along for  nearly 50 years. -That is why it is acknowledged to h& the  sovereign Sarsaparilla., It is the original and the standard.  The record'of,, the remedy is. without a rival,���������a record that  is written in the blood of thousands, purified by its power.  I ' I ^ I 4. *     .  "I nursed a lady who was' sufferingi from blood poisoning and must  have contracted the disease from her; 'for I bad-four large sores, or ulcers,  break out on my person. I doctored for a long time, both by external  application and with various<blood medicines; but in spite of all that I,  could do, the sores'would not heal. At last I purchased six bottles of  Ayer's Sarsaparilla, thinking I would give itra thorough tnal. Before the  six bottles had been taken, the ulcers were healed, the skin sound and  % natural, and my health better than it had been, for years. I have been  well ever since. I had rather have one bottle of Dr. J. C. Ayer's Sarsapa-  illa than three of any other kind."���������Mrs. A. F. Tatlob, Englevale, N. Dak.   ,  Get Ayer's Sarsaparilla.  Mtwmmwmmmimmnm  Lard pull, you and I,, but we're' coming  out famously." And ��������� then he added to  himself, "More's the pity, so far as I am  concerned."  "What made you ill, Evan?" she whis  pered feebly.    "Was   it  worrying   about  me?" ' ,     -  A bright flush leaped to his cheeks and  burned there .hotly.  ���������'Yes, it was about you, sis. But you  will soon be as well and ' happy as ever,  won't you?" anxiously.  -"To be sure, Evan; we will both get  well very fast." "We have got so much to  live for, and we are too young to die."  BELIEF  IN  PRESENTIMENTS-  "Oh, I know better than to cope with  you," smiling Upon her fondly.' "But my  honor must be vindicated for your gracious  -sake, and���������jl'must cease 'to be," with a  sidelong glancef   ", 'Doctor  Heath, from  world's weariness to Constance, "Jerry  Belknap, in his character of prospecting  horse 'jockey, took up. his quarters in a  third rate hotel near the river, and remained very, quiet in fancied security,  nowhere.' Sit down, darling; our janitor nntil he became suddenly'.enlightened'as  is an accommodating fellow; he will.not. to the' cause of his ill success, as follows:  interrupt, nor'- sliorten 'your stay, lam, ' Lounging near the 'hotel one day,.'he  sure, if want to tell you,, my story; It is ^"was accosted by a stranger, Jwho tapped  yours,   together   > with   all    my    other   him familiarly on the shoulder, saying  secrets.''  She'put'up'her hand: quickly,  1 "Not now. "she said.* "Nofrforja long  time. (I prefer you as I have Known you;  for-me", you shall still'be 'Doctor,Heath,  from nowhere.' Don?t remonstrate: I will  .have* it so; I will' send Mr. O'Meara to  you, and;that odd Mr. Wedron; you shall  tell thorn all about yourself." .  ' "You will go to,them? Constance, no;  ���������"for your,own sake, lot us keep our love  a secret for a time; until this is ended,  somehow. Think, my proud darling, how  much it would spare you."  She turned '-toward   him,   her mouth  <��������� settling into very 'firm', lines,^ a  resolute  look in her eyes.  "Would it spare you anything?" she  asked, .quietly." ,    -     -      ' 'l  VI? Oh,-no. It is sacrifice, for me; but,  I wish,to have it���������so., You must not visit  me here. You must' not let gossip^say  she has thrown herself ''away on an ad-  'Venturer.,','     - ^ , , -     l .    -  "1 won't,"-she replied,, sententiously;,,  My friend, I'/ve got a word to say to  ���������yon. Will you just step into' the" nearest  saloon with"me. We will talk over a,glass  of-something."     ' ���������  'WonderinJjyat1his coolness,' Belknap  followed the stranger,- and they entered  "Old Forty Rods,?' that"being the nearest  saloon.   *    .  - Once seated face to face at a table, 'the  stranger threw' a letter across to Belknap,  saying carelessly:���������  "Head that, if you please.','      <'    '.  "Opening the letter, these   lines   stared  Belknap in the face:���������  "You have broken your' pledge, Jerry  Belknap.1 I have had'you under my eye  constantly. '" Fortunately for yourself, I  can make use of you. Follow the instructions of the1 bearer of this to ' the letter  now and untilrf urther notice, if you hope  for any mercy from       BATHURST."  He 6tared at the " open letter, as if it  possessed, the eyes of a basilisk.  Instantly he recognized the power behind the scenes, and was no   longer sur  CHAPTER XLI.      ,  At, is the opening hour of Clifford  Heath's trial.  The court room is crowded to its utmost capacity; never has there occurred  a trial there so intensely interesting ,to  all W���������. '    ���������  ���������  'The prisoner ������us a .little paler, a little  graver than his ordinary self. But is his  ordinary self in every other respect; as  proud of bearing, as self-possessed, as  handsome, and distingue as 'ever.  Beside him sits ' Mr. O'Meara alone.  Mr. Wedron, after'all his labor, and his  seeming interest,is unaccountably absent;  unaccountably, at least, so far as the  opposition, the prisoner, the judgo, jury,  and all the spectators are concerned. Mr.  O'Meara seems not at all disturbed by  his absence, and evidently understands  all about it.< .       'A', '"���������* >  Near the prisoner, sits a man who  causes a buzz of inquiry to run through  the entire audience.  He is tall, fair haired, handsome; the  carriage of his head, the haughtiness of  his bearing, -reminds more than one present of Clifford Heath, as they flrst knew  him. -T He is a stranger to all W���������, and  "Who is he?1 Whcis-he?" ;rnns from lip  to lip.' ' '   ,  The stranger is seemingly oblivious of  the attention lavished upon him; he  bends forward'at times,,and -/whispers a  word to the prisoner, or his counsel, and  he turns occasionally to' murmur something in the ear of Constance .Wardour,  wlio sits beside him, gru-vo, stately, calm.  * She is accompanied ' by Mrs. Aliston  and Mrs/ O'Meara,' and RayTVandyck sits  beside the latter lady, and completes the  party.     <��������� - i  But  Experience   Had   Proved   That   Her  Own Were Not Infallible.  "Now," she said with just a touch of  triumph, "you will admit it's fortunate  that I insisted on the umbrella. I had a  presentiment that it was going .to rain."  "It must be, a mighty ' fine thing to  have presentiments," he mused, "ttmusfc  take off the keen edge of disappointment."  "yes," she answered, "but you see it  cuts off anticipation too. -It's the law of  compensation again." . ,    -.   ,  "That old gag setting np anticipation  ls all bosh," he said, looking at her ha*  with the long, waving plumes. "You women couldn't wear all .that folderol on  your heads if you didu't have presentiments about umbrellas. If a man tried  to wear a thing like that,he'd ruin seven  a week."  "Oh," she said, "man dropped his  feathers when he lost his instincts, because it was too expensive to keep them  In curl." , i  "Undoubtedly, and now he is doomed  to bare utility and to the gpalpabllities of  the spoken word. He, has to ask tho bald  question before he knows whether a woman is going to refuse him or not."  "The easiest way to dipsose- of things  occult; is to ridicule them."  "I'm not ridiculing," he said. "I believe in presentiments just as firmly as I  believe in metempsychosis or the faith  cure. To prove it, I was about to ask you  to produce ono for.me. If I should propose to you this afternoon, do you think  you'd refuse me?"  "It's like a man," she answered, "to  want intuitions made to order."  "Oh,   I   didn't   mean   that," he said,  "but'if you happened to have one lurking  round you���������one   evolved' in, tho regular'  way���������I thought you might   bo willing Jtp  help me' out.','      t > ��������� , < X  '   "It's   my, disposition   to, help people,"  she answered. "I'm sure I should."  "Should1 refuse?"'he asked. "Oh, well,  that's only a presentiment. I never was  superstitious.", ' ,-  "No," she answered, "you're 7a sad  materialist.. But I wonder how you'd explain something' that happened--to'me  once. ,' "  ' > >  (Jf  h  STEER  FEEDING.  Were-  my seal-of proprietorship upon you. I'm  coming here every day; but, after' this,  I'll bring Aunt Honor, or Mrs: O'Meara  with me.   I'm going to say to every soul  .who names you to me: 'Doctor Heath is  my affianced husband,, defame him if you  ^dare.' And I'm going straight to tell Mr.  O'Meara that he must take your testimony against -Frank Lamotte.''  Constance kept her word. Before many  days, the town rang   with the news that  "l'know better gthan to kick against  Bathurst," he said doggedly. ."What does  he want me to do?"  "That's just what we are going to talk  about," said the stranger, coolly. "Draw  .your chair up closer, Jerry."  THEODO^  >ARVIN.  Originator, Builrioi, Oousevyer and Guardian AnceLof  tlie Masonic Library.  Theodore S. Parvin i% the name   of the  originator, builder, con server $,nd guard-  CHAPTER XL.  Constance Wardour, in the face of the  accusation against him, had announced  her engagement to Doctor Clifford Heath.  Then a hush fell upon the aristocratic  gossipers of W���������,and mischoivous tongues  were severely bridled. It was noi; wise to  censure too freely a man whom the heiress of Wardour had marked with her  favor.  The lawyers found their client in a  mood much more to their liking, and  O'Meara scribbled down in his book long  sentences caught from the 'lips of Clifford  Heath^who was now a strong helper,  and ap������ in suggestions for the defense.  He opened for them the sealed up pages  of his past life.  He told them in detail, all that he had  briefly stated to Constance, concerning  Frank Lamotte. and more.  Every day now they were in close consultation, and every .day1 the Wardour  carriage drove at a stated hour, first to  Mapleton, where it took up Constance,  and then to the prison, where, accompanied by her aunt, or her guardian's wife,  the heiress passed a half hour in the cell  of her lover.  She still clung to the hope that the  accumulating evidence against Frank  Lamotte might break the chain that  bound him, and open his prison doors;  but, one day, a weak after her first visit  to the prison, Mr. O'Meara dashed this  hope to atoms. -.:'������������������'.������������������ 7.7,  "We can bring no criminal accusation  against Lamotte," he said. "Theexam-  : ination proved that -John Burrill was  killed as early as > eleven o'clock that  nigth/and investigation has proven that  Lamotte remained at home all tha.t evening, ahd was heard moving about in his  room until after midnight. I'm terribly  sorry, Constance, but the case stands  just about as it did at first, and tbe odds  are ���������still, against Heath. He will have to  stand.his trial." ".-      ��������� i.  "   The'girl's heart sank like  lead, and as   .  the days passed on and no new   develop-;  ments could be evolved from a case which  began to assume a   most   gloomy aspect,  her position in   the   Lamotte   household  became'unbearable:'    '-..,- |  . Sybil had changed a very little, but for  the better. Her fits of raving were' less  frequent, and almost always to be anticipated. So, worn in body and tortured in  mind, Constance went back to Wardour,  and, save for her daily visits to the prison, was invisible to all her friends.  And she did not suffer alone. Knowing lier love for Clifford Heath and the  terrible secret she carried in her bosom,  Mrs. Lamotte lived in an anguish of suspense. Would love outweigh honor? If  the worst should come, could she trust  Constance Wardour? Could she trust her-  jself?  In those tortured hours, the same  ���������prayer went up from the heart of both  mother, and''friend���������that Sybil Lamotte  would die! .    '     ���������  While these   things   -were ..making_the  ' Over days, filled with weary waiting  and marked by few incidents and no discoveries, we pass with one glance.  Clifford Heath's trial follows close  upon his indictment. A month rolls  away, and with the first days of winter  comes the assembling of judge and jury,  and his   case is the first one called.  During the weeks that have intervened  between his arrest and this day of his  trial, Constance has been his bravest  champion and truest friend; she has  stimulated him to hope, and incited him  to courage, with loving, cheerful words,  while clinging desperately to a last remnant of her own sinking hope.  Day by day, during all this time, the  ancient gig driven by Doctor Benoit, deposited that gentleman before the doors  of Mapleton. Sybil's delirium had ended  in a slow, wearisome fever, which left  her, as the - first frosts of winter touched  the land, a white, emaciated shadow of  her former self, her reason restored, bus  her memory sadly deficient.  She had forgotten that dark phase of  her life in Which John Burrill had played  so sinister a part, and fancied herself  back in the old days when her heart was  light and her life unfettered. She had  dropped a year out of that life, but memory would come back with strength, the  doctor said; and Mrs. Lamotte dreaded  the days when that memory should bring  to her daughter's brow, a shadow never  to be lifted; into her life a ghost never  to be laid.  , Evan, too. had narrowly escaped death  at' the hands .of--.-his rum demons; . after  four weeks filled with all the horrors  attendant upon the drunkard's delirium,  he came to his "senses, hollow-cheeked,  sunken eyed, emaciated, with his breath  coming in quick, short gasps, and the  day's of his life numbered.  Brandy had devoured his vitals; late  hours and protracted.orgies had sapped  his strength; constant exposure in all  weather and at all hours had done Its  work'upon his limgs.  7 "If he'outlasts" the winter, he will die  in the spring," This was the doctor's  ultimatum.   -���������''-.���������  News from the outside world was  strictly shut out from those sick ones.  The name of John Burrill never was  breathed in their presenec, and both were  ignorant of the fact that Clifford Heath,  an old time favorite with each/was on  trial for his life.  The morning that saw Clifford Heath  quit his cell to take his place in the  felon's dock and answer to the charge of  murder, saw Sybil Lamotte lying upon  a soft divan, before a merry winter fire.  It was the first time since her illness  that she had quitted lier bed. And Evan,  too, for the first time ' in many weeks,  came with feeble, halting steps to his  sister's room, and sitting near her, scanned her wasted features with wistful in-  tentness.  "Poor sis!"    he   murmured,   stroking  her hand softly.   "We've   had   a   pretty  ian angel of the   great   masonic   library  which is now stored in its fine new   fireproof home in Cedar Rapids,   Iowa.    Mr.  Parvin  ior more than half   a century has  been busy collecting    books   that pertain  to Masonry, and the   result   of his labors  in a library umquo in the world of books.  Every rare work   on   Masonry  has gone,  for years, to his   collection.    Book sellers  in every city of  the   earth have watched  and worked for him, and ho has been the  first io know about old   editions turning  up in the world's market through auction  sales and other channels.  The most valuable   treasure   in   the   collection   is   the  "Book of Constitutions"���������the first edition  of 1722.    For   this and   a few others the  British museum would pay a   small   fortune.    The library now has about   30,000  volumes���������a complet j collection of books or  Masonry. 'Mr. Parvin has exhausted   tho  field and there are no more rare books to  gut. ne has them all in tho Iowa library.  The institution is not   famed in his  own  country, but scholars all   over   the world  know it.  Students from the   orient, from  India, from all   the   countries  of Eurjpo  have come to Mr. Parvin to use the works  untiring:pationce" has gathered together.  The story of   his   life  froni   the timo ha  came to Iowa in 18oS as private secretary  to Governor   Lucas   is   the story of that  collection of books.   He has done nothing  else, but that work has   been    thorough.  Tho library is now in charge of Mr. Parr  vh. and his son.    The   old   biblophite  is  drawing to his   earthly   end   among tho  volumes he loves so well.  "It, was several years ago, when%in-  fluenza was about. I was the only person  In our liouse not under the doctor's care.  Grandmother waa sick with the rest, but  no one had thought her condition alarming. Yet somehow that 'night, sitting  before tbe grate with the firelight on'her  face, she .seemed to me to be" suddenly  stricken with the weight of her.years. I  saw that the aand was running-fast and I  felt that she wouldn't live till morning. I  could-not really say it, and mother would  not understand. But I was wakeful far  Into the night and several times ��������� I crept  oat to grandmother's door, when I heard  her. snoring in the most reassuringly  earthly way. ��������� Finally I did sleep soundly  and was.later than usual when 'I awoke.  You know how differently things look by  daylight. t There is confidence,1 too, in the  feel of one's clothes and in the perpendicular. ^ ,  "I went down expecting to find her and  thinking how'silly I had .been. But before I had time for a- question mother  said: 'You had better go up and-see how  grandmother is feeling. She hasn't come  down.'  "It all came over me again in an instant. I felt the blood drop out of my  face and the strength out of my body/ but  I flew upstairs. I listened outside the  door, but there was no sound. Then I  knocked softly. Of course there was no  answer. Then I knocked again. For a  moment I couldn't open the door, but it  seemed unworehy to leave the shock to  some one else, so I turned the knob and  ���������oftly pushed it open. You can imagine  what I felt when I looked in and saw the  old lady sitting quietly lacing her shoes."  ���������Chicago Times-Herald.  Row   m   Prime   Lot   of   Shorthorn*  Fattened l'or Market.      '  The  three cars of cattle I sold on the  Chicago  market  at    $5.35,   averaging'  1,699  pounds, also the three cars I sold  ' the  previous week (a little lighter in- ,  weight and selling at the same price for  ( the fancy trade) were the tops ont of  &���������  bunch of "200 that I bought a year ago.  j They were grade Shorthorns 3 years old .  I last spring.   Tho latter part of  November, 1896, I commenced to feed them  a '  little shock corn in order to get^them in  good shape to tuija into stalkfields.' As-  sobn as they had gathered the cream of' ,  the stalks���������which was in about 30 days  ���������I gave thom a light' feed  of  snapped .-  corn "once a day until tbey had gathered -'  all thoroughness from the stalks.  I then  brought  them home and  fed  them a  light  feed  of  shock corn morning and  night.   They also had plenty of good  blue grass and just corn enough fa keen" ���������  them growing a little.   They were fed^  this way-until the   1st of April, havr    ,  ing the test of care  at all  times and*  never wanting for a good bed or shelter.  Tanks always supplied with water are-  piped throxigh iny feed yards. After the  cattle gq into, winter quarters I always- >  give  the fedder in mangers; and must  sayl think shock corn the best feed that//  was" ever fed  to a steer.   The ,ist-p������  April I diminished the shock corn a li't-J -  ;tle  and  substituted  husked  corn - and, ?  sheaf oats.   By the  1st of Majj, when. '<  they were  turned  on  grass, they were-J -.  eating a'peck of husked .corn  each per., .  clay --broker   once.    They were fed  this- >  amount  until July 1.' , Their feed'was- '-  then   gradually raised1 to one-third of a-  bushel, and at no 'time \did , thejr have  over  tbat  amount, as  I  like;toihave'- '?  steers eat their!feed'up clean' and keep-1'  their appetite a little sharp. , The,midV7 -  die  of July I conmjiericed. feeding 'a A'  pouiid^of oilmealeach per day and g'rad-  ^  ually increased until I got them to four V  pounds. Since I first began feeding these,-' ,  cattle  corno up  tor- the time they weres rJ  shipped they  consumed  75  bushels of'*1 i  corn and 250  pounds  of oilmeal eacb..t '  .They made a .gain of about 700 .pounds-- >*  since the-10th of last October.   As they'  were well bought they made me a little:. ,  money. - '' -      .J- 77  It is getting almost impossible to pick- >  up a top bunch of,steers here'any more,   A  Lvhave 7been  hunting" "toppers"' sinco-  the'middle of August and baye looked"- '���������'  at lots of, bunches1 of cattle, but have7.'"  "not seen' a load yet that suited mer Ten*',l  years ago I could pick up a couple of."   r  hundred head of "toppers" in three or'  four days.  .When it is too late, farmers)  will- see  their  mistake,, in  letting.the- ',--  ranchmen come inhere and take-out al5  of the best bulls, leaving for their nse-  ,what  the ranchmen would   not   take,  home as a gift.1   We will 'from now oi  for awhile have to look to the west for  our choice feeders.���������Fred V. Stowe in-'  Breeder's Gazette.  If  -    <t't?  ���������"j'f.A.avl  r,r,*\r>Xir  Attl  .''W.  <M-V'  ' Ml  \*'.  Ci,  in-  a">m  ��������� 'ALA  H  ' vf Ml  Photographing tlie Sitoiiiacli.  A new invention is expected to assist  in diagnosis of ailments of tho stomach,  rendering laparofconomy unnecessary. A  camera is introduced into the stomach  and exposed for a fow seconds. A small  incaudescent lamp attached to it supplies  the-necessary light for photographing. No  pain is experienced. When the camera is  introduced the patient easily holds his.  breath, preventing movement of the  membrane until a picture is obtained.  Had No Other Opportunities.  She���������Do you suppose a man ever told  she truth when he told a woman she was  the only girl he had ever kissed ?"  He���������"Well, I don't think Adam lied  about it to Eve."  Glamor of Love.  " Before we were married I used to see  a golden halo around my sweetheart's  head." i  " Don't you see it now t"  " No. It looks just like any other girl's  frlxxy red hair."���������-Detroit Free Press.  Sayings of tlie Children.  Two little brothers, aged respectively  four and six years, fell in with a stray  kitten, which, suffering at the hands of  some vcrucl person, had of its tail scarcely  half an inch remaining. "Poor little kitten," said the younger one. "Who has  cut off its tail? I wonder if it will grow  again?" To which the elder gravely remarked, "Of course it will I Don't you  see, the root is there?"  Dora���������Jack, who was -that lady with  your father? I didn't know you had a  sister.   Jack���������That's father's step-wife!  Polly accidentally discovered a dod that  hor mother had concealed in a trunk in  readiness for the little lady's birthday.  The following day at dinner she surprised  the family, remarking, "I'm trying so  hard to forget something I want to re-  mem ber. that I m not very, hungry."  "No, thank you. I've got some money  of my own," said Tommy, politely, as  the contribution plate 'was'passod in front  of him on the occasion' of his first visit  to church.  Ethel wondered why Good Friday is  called Good Friday. Froddy~Why, you  s'priso me���������its named after Robinson  Crusoe's faithful servant, of course.  Johnnie had been accused of crying.  "I des I ain't," he maintained, gulping.  "What are you doing then?" questioned  Uncle Henry." "Lefctin my eyes leak."  "Freddy," said.the teacher to Freddy  Fangle. "You have spelled the word rabbit with two t's, you must leave one of  them out." "Yes, ma'am," replied Fred.  "Which one?"  Dottie���������Mamma, I guess my dolly's  mamma must have boen a very impious  lady. Mamma���������-Why so, Dot? Dottie���������  Why, she made her so her knees won't  bend. I have to put her on her stomach'  to say her prayers.  A minister who used to preach in Som-  erville had a little boy. A few days before  his father left the village to go to his  new parish a neighbor said to the little  boy: " So your father is going to work in  New Bedford, is he?" The boy looked up,  wondering, and at last said: "Oh, no,  only to preach."  Small Dorothy had just been stung by  a wasp. "I wouldn't 'a' minded him  walkin' all over my,hand," she said, between her sobs, "if���������if it���������it hadn't sat  down so hard."  WIpo Out Hog: Cholera.,  The Hungarian  cabinet, through  its*  secretary  of  agriculture, is desirous of  giving all ]   i-sible support to an effective remedy against  hog cholera   in or^  der to keep out the dreaded American  competition.    It  is  stated   that  prizes  will be given to these discovering such  a method or medicine, and it is natural  that  many private  individuals,   scientific  societies and health boards are desirous of gaining both the prize and the*  distinction   and are experimenting privately aud   under government  supervision.    At  Inst  it  seems that a remedy  has  been  found, and  experiments  are  being carried on under government supervision portly.  From what I can heas  it  is  a   pr  /entive rather than a cure,,  since the imentors claim only that they  can  cure hogs  which  show   the   first-  symptoms of  swine  plague,  but  they-  must  still take food, else they seem to <  be incurable. ��������� I  believe  that the preventive consists 'in  mixing some ingredients witb the food, so as to cover the  intestines of the animals with fat, and^  prevent  germs, bacilli   or worms  from  eating  through them, thus  destroying-:  tbe vitality of the animal aud accelerating its death.  In view of tho fact that a great part  of the wealth-of the United States consists in the raising of hogs and the sale  and.export, of-'the hog products, the department of agriculture ought to pay  the fullest attention1 to these experiments and efforts.���������Exchange. '  I  Live Stock Points.  Farmers and breeders tend more and  more to the rearing of winter'pigs. A  good warm house is necessary, but one  that will last ten years can be built for  $5 or less, so that need not stand in the  way. In these times the farmer:who'���������  makes things pay must plan to. have  money coming in all the year round-  from his stock.  A sheep raiser who knows  his business takes the following means to  get  ewes to exercise themselves  sufficiently  before lambing time: He lets the breed-.  ing ewes into a wood pasture in the  morning  or   pleasant  days all winter.  Then he takes a' sack of shelled corn on  his   back  a^d  walks quickly about the  pasture  himself,   the   ewes    tumbling  over one another to get close to him and  follow him..   As he goes he takes hand-  fuls of  the  corn   and   throws it about  here and there for the animals to scramble for and eat.    They thus are made to  run about actively, and the result is fine  and vigorous lambs.  Do not  feed  eweB too much wheat  bran before lambing time. tiumrawriMjdUK
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jgESD^Y,    fVJay 31st,      1898.
AND,nojy the Czar w-.nis io kiovy wh; t
phambeilain meant. Well, sir, it'means.
the 4.pglo:Saxqn is' in the s^dtjle. ��� _ '.
' ir      '   <''         1	
7   A' glanc.8 ��j.t the habpr pf   8ajitj;i
gq, de pu|3J> shpwp that a single \y;v
ghip par* block the egress of it fleer
THE plusiye Spanish fleet shotjlfl stand
'   up tp a tigbf and take  its medicine like a
little   man.    Jhe   pills administered  by
'Priclp'Sam's  big gjjns  may npf  he very
palpable, b,ut are sure tq be effective.
,  It is np'w said yranee will  agree  with
England, tq'keep out of the dispijtejl  te>-
ritory in Sputh Africa,   or,at least an ar-
rwgemgnf    l}as__Jbeen    ajTectec].    The
' speech of pharnberlflin did it.    He has a,
��� .long head,.....
'   Now  is a good time  to settle* all'little
difficulties.with   therUi i td States.    Slu-
\ I'iti 1 ���* �� I '
will be very   reasonable   just ac present.
YVe will g^ Put ^'f ^er ^'' we cap, but
when it bepu""��es a question between her.
and another nation���why, then we fool
that blood is thicker than water, and
might on a pinch let her l.ave a little pnnl
if she needed It badly, and in otber
ways land her assistance.
ALLeyos are turned towards the
waters around Cuba. If ihe latest
pews be correct, of vvhich there aj>-
pears scarcely a doubt, the power
pf Spain oi^ the seas is broken; for
w^th t^e Spanish fleet b.ottled up
in Santiago de Cuba���what is there
}eft? The Pacific fleet destroyed,
^ncl the Atlantic fleet without hope
pf escape,, the struggle hetween the
modern cruisers and bat-tle-rships���
the test tp, wh^ch we. were all looking is not likely tp, be realized. The
United ^tates troops will now land
jn Cuba under the protecting guns
of Admiral Sampso.n's {le.et, and
^he begin,nir^g 6| the end will appear. What Spaing will lose is
plear-^-rth^e Phillipines and Cuba,
probably Porto. E,ico. What the
United States will gain is not apparent. She don't want Cuba, and
as she. has so \ox-g hesitated to take
proffered Hawaiiv'it is-doubtful if
she will.care for the Phillipp.ine.-j.,.
But these islands, with their, lar^e
unruly population will i^eei\ a
stable government, vyhioh, can, for
a long lime, only be obtainf^
ui^der Hj powerful pro,tectoraie.
Having freed ihun a moral duty
rests on her to, protect them, that.
$hey rn;rv�� enjo}^ their freedom. Per-.,
kaps til- b^st way will be to incite.
a joint protectorate with (Jre.at
IjfrUain ;i nd establ\r>\\ an open  \>��� u-t
Tbe inriahiia.ut9 of Courtenay and adjoinr
ing   plac 53 . were   entercained   io a nianuer
whieh t.b y ,wil] not readily'" forget, by the
e^fted aa t eloqu ut Austrahau lady L-oturer,
Miaa A Mtircutt, vho lectuied   therp on the
I2th in t  uudiir the   avfspices of th�� W. (J.
T. U.    Mi-a M.,who ha�� a wide   reputation
aa an abhj suuakcr, ��n..ae   for   tho  iiiar par
pf hervd Iress: "Australia thel^.aid ot Suu-
fhine p. uit- and Fl.iwera  aud  sometimes ot
Drought , Forunc   b'ires,   Laud    Booms auU
Bauk   Fniuies*. "���   T"e   lecturer   de.-uri .ea
very fait :fujly the natural   advantages  aud
disadvantage* exiatiug iu that great '��� Ialund
Coiium-i.i; ' tho vawD ritaourcea ol its miu- r
al deposi ..x,'it3 agricultural   aud pad Loral ca
pabiliti<;>s', and how   the  general  con.'.ition
of thM   c<iuiiiry aie   afloosed   bj   the  groa'
dcoii li whioh usually occurs at intervals t��
nine  years; and   interspersed  through   he
iouluie i-��aJidtio gliuipues'of  colonial   lile ii-
all its varied phases, from the modest "Sundowner ��-ii the Wallaby "to  the   cay   man
with hia palatial   residence   and   luxuriou.
su loundiug.". '.
The spuaker then turned to the subjec'
that lay nearest her heart^-The h.quor quea
ti u. a:\d 1 old in burning language of th-
ravages of this giant pestilence in her owi
and evt-rv other land, showing from fact,
and figures lhat it produces more baneful re
auUu ou humanity than any Australia-
drouth or epidemic that ever raged. ML
Murcutt concluded by reminding ber audience that they would shortly have au oppoj
tunity of flying whether they would suffo
the e conditions to prevail any longer it
tiiis fair Dominion of ours.
It may be stated that though working un
der the patronage of the W. O.   T. U. Missi
Murcutt is travelling   in aid of City Rescu-.
���    It is significant to note that this brtllian.
and accomplshed  lady's   ofifor to   lecture i
Cumberland went a-begging, ouly producing
a mournful shake of the head   from.some ��f
the members of the Local W.   C. T.  U.    I
would appear as if our onco live and aggress
ive society were   ready   to"  t-huifl -   then
���nortal coil, "   and   were   only waiting   fo
some one to decently knock   it  on the hea
before folding its hands and   baking itd final
departure.    Or may he  th-.y. ' are so f >>nd oi
'chewing the rag "  themselves   that   they
don't want,to give anybody   else   the joh.
What in the world is coming over our wo,u
en anyhow ? i \_
To the Electors of Coraox Dititfic^-
GliNTl.EiM".N: Y lur votes ;ir.cl ir-fluencx-
;ire respectfully scilicited fe�� the under_
-,ijjne.'i, �� ho will be .ir. ludependem candidate at the -lpproaching General
Election, fur your representative in the
next Provincial Parliament for British
Columbia. If elected I will support such
men and measures as wll advance ihe
best interests of British Columbia as a
who'e; and as a-resident, .vhose investments are Urgely here, will always look
after the interests' of Comox District in
I will endeavor to  see as many of you
personally as I may be able to before the
May 17, '98.    Respectfully yours,
Robert Lawrence.
I hereby give notice that it is my intention ao apply thirty days afcer this notide
to the Board of Licencing Commissioners of
tbo City of Cumberland for a "licence to sel:
fermented and intoxicating liquor by aetui
ta my premises, known as the " New England, " on lot 3 block 3, Cumberland.
22ud May, 1889. Wm. Gleason.
, More Monitors.
Work on the three monitors,.MaHopac,
Cannonicus and Manhattan, at League
Island, has advanced so far that the department expects to have them 111 service
wit';in a week or t%vo.
Will Occupy Hawaii.
A special to the Journal from Washington says; It is probable that American
troops will soon be occupir.g .Hawaii.
President McKinley ngrees with all callers that the temporary occupation of the
Philippines is out ot the question.
Whether we desire it or not, we will be
compelled to retain the islands for a long
\i.irie4 if not permanently. More troops
than, now decided on will have to be sent
to Manila in the course or several
New Yoik, May ��3 -���A despatch  to  tl.e
World from Madrid   says;    A   continental
aMia-uco to aid Suain or intervention to stop
,,    , ,.     ,������.     .     the war 13 now the aim of Premier  Sagasta
^or trade vyitlx all th.��. .vorld,   'That 1 Eyeuta wU1 ^ demonstrate fchig.
would bt*. .t   0')n.-un\.i.tioja   devoutly
to be wished.'''
Driving through the new cemetery with
teams is 3trictly forbidden.
By order. ' M. Whitney
Dec. 13, 1867, Sec'y pro tej$
Incorporated 186g:
Capita! paid'np, $1.500.0001;    Reserve Fund. $1,175,000
Vi     Mead Office, Halifax, N. S.       ' . ,
ayjcyxwagCTunrattKMCwaaMiui ww it"
Antigoni h, M.S., Bichurst; rT.ii., Ur'idge^ator, Cs.S., Charlottetown, P.E.I., .Dbroheater,
N B^ Fi'eotricioii, N.lJ., GuvsborO, N.S., Habiax, N ��., Kingston, N.B., Londonderry,
N.S., Lnwobuw.NS., Mauland.NS., Monclmi, N.U , Montreal, P.Q., NANAIMO,
IU'., Ndsou, B.U, Newe.iatle, ti.li., Picton. N.S., Port Hawkes-bury, N.S., Roafal.nd,
B.C., S��CKVille, -N.B , Shuhouauiidie, N.S., S?.'Johns, NHd., asiuiuiersule, P.E.I., Sydney,
N.S., Tiuro, N.8., Vancouver, B.C.'tWeymouth, N.S., Woodstock, N.B.
LONDON,���The Bank of Scotland; PARIS,���Credit Lvotu.ais; BERMUDA, ���Bank
oiBermu-la; NEW YOUK.���Cha-e National Bank; SAKTFBAIvrCISCO,���Hongkoug
.,nd Shanghai Bunking CoiuoraT.ioii; BOSTOW,���N-.tional Hide ami Leather Bank';
CHICAGO,���American Exchange National B^uk- CHI2STA and JAPAN',���Hongkong
aud Shanghai Banking Corporation.
 _0 ���
Accounts received on the most favorable terms.
Interest aliowed on Special Deposit- and on Savings Bank Accounts.
All bnsintsa by mail will be promptly aud'c-irefuily attended to.
Managbk Nanaimo Branch.
���'"V^hat's a shoe fa's*?" ,
' "To cover the i'oot?"    ,
"ThaFSll"?'' -     -
*' Not for a Inornent,,, says Painy
Foot."" Well I guess not,',' shivers
Cold Feet.    "To sell," chuckles /
7riealei- under his breath.-7 TO FIT
FTCV/T,'' Sk.ti-r C>hr^ bluntly puts inT
",TKJ\V yon"liiL"He/' cries Corny
Toe.     "juZ.T my   size,"  sings-old
Bunion jorvt.    "IVlid'd a thought      "^
it," -vvhiaed H'uich-o-toes.    Are ^ou hit,���shoq wearer. .  '.'
Fvct jifler-J J re the genuine, Goodyear welted/'staraped
,    oti the sole ^-5��i $4-5�� and hooper pair.
cftTftLo9uE 4��The Slater Shoe."
���Simon Leiser, Sole Local   Agent.
NO.. C 3
In the- nia'tefd.r ihe c-Vwitc of W.ilianr
IT.-niy Smith dece.iscfl.
Take notice that I y an order of His
Hon. "E-'i I'larnsun, 1 ba-. c been apnoini-
e.-l ;uirniii-.:inioi of thv'fibow t-.t.vn1 A-i
lebts due the a'nive estate mn>t be paid
fortwith and fill claims duly venried -nust
ba tiled with0 me not Ititer than the Jolli,
of June 189s, when I will dibtiibuie the
Nanaimo, F.' McB.  YtVtlNC.
Mnv n. 'c?8. OflK'iai acin,. i-vtiator.
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������ a*, the:
FOR SALE���Cumberland
periy   on   tavorable   :.etni3
by ii.
0 ta
& L.
r\ O \\ l.) L\ r\   /
f-'uii tieeG   of   r>ii   descriptions.
Ornamontai   trees. Shrubs, and
L>   0  ii' L\" li'O   X X X X X X X XX X X
.-3^^.\.n* \'JI+V lirMKMtTSV
FOR SALE.���My house aud two  lots  in
the viiliigc cf Courteu'iy.
K.  GltANT,  Union.
FOR Rea'. ���Fine apar'mente f-sr living
rooms iu VSTi'.lurdo brick block. Enquire of
owner on the premises.   ��
F*OR SALE, RANCH���One mile and a
half from Union, contains 1(30 acres
:md will be disponed of at a low figuie. En-
quire of James Ap.kams.
V, OTICE i.-i herehy given that the annual
^^ examination of candidate.-: for carnfi-
oates of qnalificatior.1 to tt-aoh.in the Public
School.-? of the 1'rooiuce will be held a-j tol-
(.���a-s. commencing on Monday, <Tu!y 4th,
iS9S, at 8:45 a. in:���
Victoria, in South Park   School Building.
Vancouver, in High School Building.
K-'.rr.loopa, in Public School Building.
Each applicant uiusc forward a notice,
th'rty dAys before the examination, stating
he class and grade of certificate for whioh
hewil! .be a ej.udida.te, the optional subjects
selected, and at which of the above named
plaets he will attend.
Every notice of intention to be an applicant oust hn accompanied with satisfactorj'
testimonial of moral character.
Candidaiua'are notifit-d,that all of the
above requirements muac be iuitiilcd before
their applications can be filod.
All candidates for First Claas, Grade A,
Certificates, including Graduates, must attend in Victoria to take the subjects prescribed for July 13th aud 14th instants, aud
to undergo required oral examination.
Superintendent of Education.'
Education Officii:,
Victoria, May 4th, 1S9S. my!7
Assessment   Act  and Provincial
Bevenue  Tax.
d-iuct: with lIih ri -A'.utes, chrit Provincial
Ri-veoun Tux and Taxes h-vied under Asjwms-
nu.nfc Act aiv now due for tbe year 189S.
A'l <if thf�� above named Taxes collectible
with n h-. ('oiiiiix, Nelson, Newcastle, Den-
mi��n, rand Uornby Id aids Division of the
Distriot o Comox, aie   pavable at my office.
Assessed Taxes are collectible at the following rates, viz:
If i'.ud on on uefokk Junk 30th, 1898���
Provincial Revenue, $3.00 per capita.
Three-hfchs of one per cent on Real Property.
Two and one-half per cent on Wild Laud.
One-half of one per cent on Personal
Om-half of one per cent on Income.  '
If. paid after June, ao.th, 13.98���Four-
fifths of one per cent on Ileal Property.
Three per cent on Wild Land.
Thn-e-fourths of one per cent on Personal
Three-fourths of one per cent on Income.
January. W. B. ANDERSON,
IS9S. Assessor and Collector
coaiox DiKECTOBir:
C. XiTTOAS, Proprietor, COMOX
BAKEBY, Comox, S. C.
Calltim, Proprietor.
GEORGE    B.    LEIGHTOIT,     Blacksmith and Carriag-o Maker.
t tourat-��orr��*c��.t*��j
Gordon Murdoek-,
Thsrd St. Union, B..C.
in all its branches,
and Wagons neatly Repaired���-
Esguimalt 4'Banaimp El-
THE   STEAMER City  of , Nanaimo
Calling at Way Ports as Freight
and Passengers may offer:
1' 1 j
Leave Viclor'u for Nanaimo
Tuesday 7 a.m.
1 '    Nanaimo for Comox, -      ' ,
Wednesday 7 a.m.
* ���    Comox for Nanaimo,, A
Friday 8 a?m, ,
* '    Nanaimo for Victoria/
Saturday 7 a.m.'
FOR, Freight, or   Staterooms ap* -
.ply on board,    or,at the ^Co.'i pany'a
Ticket Office, Victoria .Station, Storq
Street.    ., '
Esquimalt & Nana.mb
r Railway Company.
TO   PROSPECTORS,   Miners,   anJ
Holders of Mineral Claims oh  urioccupi- '
ed land within the Esquimalt'& Nanaimc '
Railway Companv's" Land ' Grantr-FOR
ONE YEAR! ONLY from the the date 01 \
this notice,  the  Railwayl Company',will
sell their rights to all Minerals, (excepting 7 "
Coal and Iron) and the , Surface rights oi
Mineral Claims, at the   price of $5.'oo'per" '
acre.    Such sales. will oe,-,subject to all    ?
other reservations  contained in  convey-'
ances .from the   Company   prior to this
date.    One-lialfof the  purchase  money'
to be  paid ten   days after   recording the   ''
Claim with the government, 'and a dupH- <���
cate of the record to be filed in'the Com-   '
"pany's Land Office, Victoria, on payment
of the first   instalment.    The  balance" of
the   purchase   money  to" be paid in.two
equal instalments, at the expiration of six
and   twelve   months,   without ' interest.", '
Present^ holders of Mineral Claims, whe
have not .previously made other( arrangements with the. Company  for   acquiring ����
Surface and   Mineral rights,   are,', hereb.
notified ., lo at once   make ilie  .first pay  ���
��� nent on theii   Claims, as  otherwise* the>"
will be deemed and treated af. trespassers
Lkonard I-I. Sow.Yj
Victoria, B C. "|    Land Commissionkp
June  1,   1897. J '    230
Barber Shop
���������    Bathing
O. H. Fechner,
J-. Tl�� McLEOL
General Teaming Powder
Oil, Etc., Hauled. Wood
in Blocks Furnished.
I aui agent  for the following  reliable
The Royal Insurance Company,
The London and Lancashire.
��� Currein; Rates.
Can be 3een afternoon's at corner effics
uear The Kows.'
v ��� t James A^ftAMS.    --
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Eggs,   '������.
H;iving- secured- the H?in ijjsin ranch-,
I am prepared 10 delivtr aily-
po^rc fresh milk, fresh e.^s, and
vegetables, ia Union and Cumber^
land, A share of patronage is
If our readers have any local news of ia
tereBt, we will be pleased to insert same ia
'tb*local cpluain, if brought to. the office. ^
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Mi wi*������*OV*������*"i  wnmupwwm^ ���������������������������������  | JONATHAN  TO JOHN  /used us wt-Il, Johu Bull, we'll own,  totter tli m viv thought,  the world we fabt-d alone;  Cuba's freedom sought; ������  /showed your hand aa well befits  [glorious fjghliug race,       >  its zenicti proudly sits,  trior's chiefest place.  le'have  read the   signs  John  Bull,  I feel the sweeping  bide,  fiakes the ht-artR ol nations full   ,  i battling bidt b\ s;dc. ,  Is a Proviueuou that rules  }l affairs; it swells  the vvibdom of the  fechools,  | then it' y biood that lei la. ,  f, while England couches strings,  no uncertain sound,  ikeo dr������pa all meaner things,       <���������   (  |ieet on common ground      ', ,  Anglo-S xnu om attack  *��������� hands acrcsa   the" sea, "  tars aud titi-iyea, auu Uuiou Jack,"  kite the whole world free.   ',  j i ���������  thin red'line" that never yields,        ,  hearts of oK,k," that dare,  lice the fire any on Held,  u-kees too were there;  |dare a frenzied world in arms,  shot, aud bursting shells, '  swei EuropoV wtild alarms,.  loud triumphant yells.  iaud, Johu, Bull, your,honest hand;  te'll uevermore be war'  en two natious that must stand,  ebusness, and'law;    - ' -,  Terences have passed away, *, -���������.  days we fight are done, '  lohn, and Jonathan to-day,  kold the rising sun.  '>E t 4    - .  jon the world will hear a song  plain and valley,   ,  inantit rises strong,        --    ,  le millions join the rally;  Tanhee Doodle will awake ,  ur English meadows green,  e Yankee tongue. from sea to lake  ill sing "God Save the'Qusen."  lSEBAIX, GAME KAY 24th..  erly Team:���������  tt,>   |    o  ties,   <F   I  lien, , >o  tosley,.. o  Mup'.i.l, "  sscy, jot  Vpers, o  on, o  shall,  o  ar  o  o '  ' o  o  o  o  o  n  o "��������� o  O     O'  o   o  o-- o'  o c  o o  o    o  ���������o  o  o  o  o  o  o  'O  o  o  o  o  I  o  o  ������  I  o  o  o  o  -O  o  o  o  O'  o  I  o  o  o  o  o  I-  o  o  o  o'  ()  (I  Total innings 7.  >erland Team:���������  Jawfotd,        r    o    o   o    o  (Richardson, o    c    o    o    1  Ashman,   o    0    o    0    I  peter, 00000  fudson, 00000  irrans, 000    10  [impel, o    1    o   o    o  j' Ashnfan,     00000  imsey, 00000  0100  0000  c  OOOI  neon  OOOI  0010  0000  0000  0000  Total innings 9.  SENT TIP  >n the Ihe night   of   the    24th,  pes J. Jenkins being intoxicated  ^into an altercation   with   Geo.  Srargle and John Cussor,   whip-  out a razor and slashed   them  l!ty  severely.    Officer  Thomson  [isted by Officer Baird  arrested  ikins an hour or two' afterward  intifying him by his description,  was  taken  before   Magistrate  [rams this forenoon, plead guilty  committed  to> jail   for   four  taths, and fined $50.00,  and   in  feault    of   payment   given    two  'jiiths  additional   in   jail.    Jen*  ���������'s friends say he was not in  the  >it of carrying a razor, or  knife  [tjhad that day with him for the.  rpose of shaving  a  certain  per-  However this was not .deeov-'  ah excuse in law, if true.  PERSONALS.  )r. Staples ia back again,  Irs. F. D. Little returned to-day.  Ir.   Bloomingdale   is up in  place of Mv.  Iiser.  Hicks  arrive** by  lev. Mr.    avd   Mrs..  ^day's boat.  Ir. Perry, sec ctary of-the Union   "Brew-  Co. is in ti-wa.  L J.   Jackson,   general   manager   of tbo  lada Mutual Lr>nn   and   Investment   Coin town laut week.  [r. John Ford of Hornby Island   iv,forn~'  [last 'week from a,n extended visit iw Hon-  u.     Afi-(-r he lamLd in   Vicfcorit '''���������'   t������"k  as lo������ij* to reach bus . home   e'<i  fland as it, took him. to. ooii^e. i  I to Victoria,  Den mim  3,'o.ih l^oiioia-,  Fruit anlOrnamental Trees  SHRUBS, ROSES,  RHODODBN-   -  DRONS, GREENHOUSE AND  EEDING OUT PLANTS.  Aplcultural Implements  SPRAY PUMPS,   FERTILIZERS,  BEES  and BEE SUPPLIES.  Most Complete ^tock  in B.   C.  NO AGENTS. .Catalogue Free.  M. J.   HENRY,  604 Westminster Road,  VANCOXJVEB, B. C.  agTUecler in  Stoves and Tinware  Plumbing and general  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY   DONE  .FLOWER," I SUIT,  Vegetable, and Pet  StockShow.  To Be Held in Cumberland,  F  Aug. 3d. and 4th.  PRIZE LIST.  BEST COLLECTION OF FLOWERS.  Prizfs.  <(  Asters, cut-'  Balsams,      '���������   '<  Carnations.  O 4 '  Chrysanthemum,  Canna, pot    '  Candy Tuft,  cue  Cockscomb,  Dahlia,  Daisy,  Diantbus,  Digitalis,'  .Flowering Sage,  Ferns, pot,  .Fuschia,' '  Geraniums,  , G'adiolas,  "Hollyhock,  Heliotrope,      "  Honeysuckle, "  Hi t.ranjJc-1,  cut  ISt.  $1.50  1.50 ,  1.50  1.50'  ' 1.00  1.00  1.00'  150  1.00  1.50  - 1.00  1.00  1.00  1.50  1.50  1.00 (  - 1.50'  1.00  cut  ist Prize by H. J. Theobaltlj  Ice plant,  Larkspur,  Lobelia,        pot  Lavender,  L'ukin,  Lillies,  Marigold  Mignonette,  Nasturtium,  Mimulu*;,  Oleander, best plant,  1.00  Ox.ilis,  Palm, plant  Petunia,  P;insy,  By Simon Leiser, in  goods, at the store.  Palm Plant,  Petunia  Phlox, Dumondi,  Phlox, perennial,  Poppy, best col.  Pinks,  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.50  1.50  1.00  1.00  1.00  1.50  1.50  I.50  6.00,  1.50  1.50  1.00  1.00  1.50  1.50  ~2d.  & ��������� 50  50 ,  50  50  50  50  50  50,  50  50  50  ',  5"  5o  5������.  > 50  50  ' So  50  5o  5o  5o  5o  5o  5o  50  5o  5o  5o  OO  50.  So  So  401  .50  .50  .50  .50  .00  1.50)  by Gus Hauck in goods at store.)  5.00  r.oo  1.50  1 50  150  3.00  00  So  ���������5"  ���������Sol  e)  Roses,    "      u  By Pfacey & Co.,  Snap Dragon,  Stocks  Sun Flowers,  Sueet Peas,  by Gus Hauck in goods at store  Verbena, 1.50 .50  Zinnia, 1.50 .50  Immortelles 1.50 .50  Rest collection of annual flowers cut $3  and $2, by O. S. Ryder���������"Cheap John."  Beat collection of perennials, ������3 and $2.  Bent collection of wild flowers by cb.ldren  under H yearn. $100        50  Best oollection of annual flowers, cut, '>y  children nn-ler 14 years of age. First prize  by J. P.-Davis, 1 doz., pot plants; 2.1 prize  by J. J. R. Miller ������1 worth of bulbs, tulips  and carnations.  Beat collection of pot plants ������3 and S2.  '< specimen  of  hanging  baskets $1.50  and 50 cents.  --Best specimens Geranium $1.00  '< specimen of Fivchia ������1.00  "������������������       " " Rose $L0Q  K&K gent for the  Celebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and   ^-Ranges   Manutacturer of the  New Airrtight,heaters  50  1 507  100  50  100  50  100  50  100'  50  100  50  100  V50  100  50  100  .  50  '>:-  ;  b-SL di*li, ' 1 00  '  (Early Potatoes, U lbs 2 50  by Sam Davia.)  Onions, six,  Peas, best dish)  Radish, 3 bunches,  Rhubirl, 6 stalks,  ' Spinach, 1 basket,-  Squash, crook neek,  Tomato, six,  Tu.nips, for table, 6  FRUIT.  Cut rants, red, best plate, 100  Currrauts, black, best plate, ,100   50  Currant Wine, best 7    '       '" .,  '" . 4 bottle,    ,     ' 1 00  i- '        1     ,' (    .1  Gooseberries, best plate,J 1 00,  Strawberries, best plate,' 1 00  - Blackberries, best plate, 1 00  Apples, ;  100,  <  Early Harvest, , 1 00.,  Yellow Transparent,    '1 1 00  Red Astrichan,'  Pears, Bartlett,  M   Piatt's favorite,  "    other varieties,  Plums, best plat , yellow 1 00 >  red,     1 00  blue,    1 00  Peaches "      ��������������� '-,    1 00  Cherries, best plate, black, 1 00 50  4     light, 1 00       50  CHICKENS."  B^s-f pair, Wlnte Plymouth  '    E.ocK, 1  -Wet'hn' & Moor.; from st.  Best p.*u, h uei bar.ed Plymouth Rock, 1 00     ,50  B ������t pair. Brown L y.horp, 1 00 50  1 00 )     50  50  100  100  100  100  '������������  it  50  '50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  50  uth  )  ioo[.  tore ,) ,  50  Bus' pair White  b<  Mo' h<*e & Moore at, storef  Best ������������    Buff " 1 00|  bj Mi. Willard. ' f"  Bis" pair Lang hans,       1 00        50  "    Wyandot-, et.,        1 001 50  MuPhot- & M -oru ut store.    /  *'    Houdins, 1 00 50  "    BauUmo,, 100 50'  "    Light Brshmalu, 1 00|       50  by McPhee & Moore store   J  "    Dark        " 1 00        50  ������������������   Black Spanish,    2 00    1 00)  Agateware, by C  H. Tarbell.      \  "    Black Miaorcas  , 100)  50  McPhee & Moore at store,    j  "        ���������������    Cochin,  1 00  50  "   Buff        "  1 00  50  "   Dorking,  1 00  50  "    Hamberg,  1 00  50      s  "   Game,  100  50  Beat Canary Singer,  1 50  50    *  Rrbbits, best pair  100  50  Best pair Fan tail  Pigeons,  100  50  T. D. McLean offers a prize of $4 00 pay  able out of '.-is store to   the  exhibitor   who  takes the most prizes.  Note.���������This exhibition is under the  auspices of the Comox Agricultural Society; but the committee in charge will not  allow it to be a burden on that society.  They estimate the veccipts, and contributions received will be ample to pay the  prizes ofifeiiid, but if not theyVill be paid  propoitionately so far as the money goes;  if more is realized than the prizes and expenses amount to, the prizes will be increased accordingly, which is hoped will  be the case.  .VEGETABLES.  Jiean.s. (���������.) greeti (0) loo-io I 00  oO each  B*ets, table siz?-,  1 00  50  Cabbage, early, 3 head.  3 J. 00  50    >  Carrot*, table, -six,  1 00  .50       <  Cauliflovt-i-, 3 no.-ids,  1 00  50  0'osev-y, 3 stink*.  1 00  50  Cn.-Mimber.--,., three,  1 00  50  OrtiiiS, w at or. one dish,  1 00  50  Lftttucf, (3 heads,  1 00  SO  Sjdad, lyXuafcaiifd aa,(^ Cresg,  CONTBIBUTIONS AND PHIZES.  The following contributions have been  given or pledged  in  aid of the  Floral,  Fruit   Vegetable and  Pet  Show  to  be  ������������������given in Cumberland August 3d, and 4th.  In 'Prizes-���������see   Prize   List.���������Simon  , Leiser,���������.���������merchant, through Mr. H. P. Col-  lis, manager,   $10 in   goods;   McPhee &  Moore, merchants,'$5   in  goods;   A.   H.  Pea'cey & Co.,  druggists,  $5 in cash;  C.  S.   Ryder,  cheap    magnet"store,-.��������� $5 in  cash;T.l). McLean,. Jewler-and w-uch-  maker,.$4 in   goods;   S^m Davis,  Union  Hotel,   $4 in   cash;   C. H.��������� TiVbell,  tin  hard war.-: and stove  store,  $3  in v agateware: Gus H;iuck, inerchnnt, $5 iivgi/ods;  \V. Wilbtrd, harness maker, $1 cash;   Ff,  J.'Theobald, painter $1 cash;   John ]. K;  Miller,  ga'rdener,   $1     bulbs   etc.'; J.   PK  Davis, florist, 1 dozen pot plants.        .  '.' In Donations  to  the 'Society.���������  Lewis Mounce,  lumberman, $5;  Messrs.  J   Robertson &   Co.,  Vendome   Hotel,  $3;  ' John Richardson,  Waverly Hotel, $3; D.  1  &il������aj.i;ick,    livery   stable, $3;   Qqrcion'  Espimalt & Maimo fiy.  Time   Table   No.   31,  To take effect at 7 a.m.  on Saturday Mar.  26th 1898.   Trims ruu on Pacific  Standard time.  GOING NORTH���������Read down.  I Daily.  Sat.&  Sund'y  Lv. Victoria for Nanaimo and  Wellington (:   ir. Nan limo ...'.   Ar. Wellington   a. M.  I P.M.  9.00   I 4.00  [2.20 I 7.16  12. i5 I .35  GOING SOUTH���������Read up.  Ar. Victoria   Lv. Nanaimo for Victoria. ..  Lv. Wei, ing ton for Victoria  I     A M   I    P M  > I Daily, j Sat. &  Sund'y.  . i    12.07 I   8.00  I   8 46    I   4.38  8.25    I    4 25  For  rntes and information apply   at Company's oilices, ,  A.DUNSMUIR,             JOSEPH HUNTER.  President.             < Gon'l Snpl  H.K. PRIOR,  r                    Oon. Freight and Pnsaeneor'AKt,  Murdock. *\\very and blacksmith, $3; P  D inne, merchant tailor, $2; Fred Kim-  pel, barber $2; Chas. Thon, fruit and  confectionary, $2; A. W. Renni>on, $1;  Henry Kells, boot and'shoe maker $1;  Dan McLeod, merchant tailoi, $1; Root  Strang, baker, $i; D. Anthony, fruit and  confectionery, $i;T. H. Brown, boot and  shoe maker, $i.. t ��������� ���������  ,  SUNDAY SERVICES       ,  TRINITY CHURCH.���������Services in  the evening. Rev.'J. X. Willemar-  roctor.  ,  < , j '  METHODIST CHURCH.-Services  t at the usual hours' morning and evening  ���������' Epworth  League meets at the close  of  evening service.   Sunday School at'2:3c  Rev. VV. Hicks,,pastor. ;  ST. GEORGE'S PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH.���������Services at ii a.m. and  7 p.m. Sunday ^School "'at 72:30. " Y. P.  S C. E.i meets at, the close of evening  ervicc   Rev. W. C. Dodds, pastor.  A. H. McCallum, licensed auctioneer  wi|I attend to all sales in the district on  reasonable terms  GORDON   MURDOCK'S . .  irf*f!i^rrTriiM     } IVE^Y-  Single and Double Rigs to let  EaasonaWeJricBB  Near  Blacksmith Shop, 3rd St#  CUMBERLAND,    B.  C.  ���������   GO -l O^���������afift.  Fred  Kim pel   ~   -  The only  First   Class   Tonsorial  Artist in the- City.\  When yen may wi8h an easy shave  '   ,  As Rood us ba- hers ever gave. ,  Just csill at my Shaving Parlor  At morn. eve. or busy noon  ,  I cut aoc1 droBS tho hair with grac  To suit Ihe,contour of the face.  The room is neat and towels clean (  Scissors ^ harp and rnzor������ keen. r      (  And eveiythinj? I think you'll find  To suit tho taste and please the mind:  And all fiat art ard skill can do.  If yox\ ju.st call I'll do for you. .  '     ' FRED KIMPEL  t              WSB������SH������������lMt������S������SHMianS������BMSSMa������MMaMBm������MMSHiSMMMII������n  ���������*' ' '  Society     Cards ',  <   I    O    O.   F,      '  Un������on Lodge,  No.   11,   meets   e eiy  Friday night at 8 o'clock. Visiting breth.  ren cordially invited, to attend,  , F. A. AniTey. R. S.  * "^ '      ]     '.     "' '. - '--   '  Cumberland Lodge,  A. F. & A. M,    B. C, R,  ';     .*��������� Uniok, B, C,      ,   ������������  Lodge' meets < first   Friday   in 'each  month..  Visiting brethren are cordially  invited to attend,       ,    l  R. Lawrence. Sec. "  lA  /,  /��������� 1  Ui      '  'ft  -T-  /('.  1 /'* ���������  , hi  At '4  Hiram Looge No 14 A.F.& ^.]tf.,B.C.R  <   Courtenay B.C.   r  Lodge^meets on every Saturday on or.  before the full of the mopri.     ,  Visiting Brothers   cordially requested  to attend.  NOTICE r  -Any person or persons destroying .or  withholding the kegs and .barrels, of the  Union Brewery Company Ltd of Nanaimo, will be prosecuted. A liberal reward  'will be paid for information .leading to  conviction. r   7       '    :  'V. E. Norris,v Sec'y  NOTICE  During, my temporary/atsence Mr.Kenneth Giant wilt conduct for me the under  taking business.    Orders left at my res;  tience  on   M.iryport Avenue will receive  prompt attention.    P.O. Box No 5  Cumberland, Jan. 29. 98.   Alex. Grant.  ���������M O N E Y  to loan upon improved  real estate. L. P. Eckstein.  R. S. McConnell,   4 -  Secretary.  Tenders.  Sealed tenders v/ill be received by the un-  deruigr.ed. up to noon on June 11th, 1898  for supplying the Union and Comox: District Hospital with the following supplier,  viz: meat , groceries, bread and milk. -  J. B. Bennett, Sec.y.  Union, May 9th, 1898.  Richard P. Wallis.  Notch Hill Ranch,  Nanoose Bay, B. C.  Breeder of thoreughbred and high  class white Plymouth Rocks, Black  Langshangs. Over 170 prizes won  in the last five ycirs. At Vancouver's  recent Show, out of an entry of 28  birds 26 secured prizes.  I gaurantee 10 birds to the hatch.  Infertile eggs replaced. Eggs $2.00  per setting of 15.  Teaming. &  I am prepared to  furntsh Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming  At reasonable rates,  p. Ktlpatrick,  Union, B.C.  x    also    x  Horseshoing and  GENERAL  -Blacksmithing.  9iymr*.****mmm  lor Ornamental Trees  Shrubs, Koses, Greenhouse and  Bedding Plants, Cut-Flowers, GO  TO���������  J. P.   Davis.  Cumberland, B. C.  Ornamental Designs a Specialty-  - Cumberland' Encampment.  No. 5; I. O/O. F.,   Union.  !  Meets every alternate   Wednesdays,of  each month at 8 o'clock p. m.v  VisUmg";  Brethren cordially invited to attend.' , ^  ���������   , >        John Combe, Scribe."  AGENTS. "The Beautiful Life of Miss  Willard," her secretary and literary executor, Anna A. Gordon; introduction by Lady  rleury Somerset; Bell to everybody. Great  ���������>uap! Prospectus fifty cents. Books en time.  Bradley-Garretson, Ltd., Toronto.  WANTED: Farmer' adus cr other indus-  'uviov.s pe. =o:is ot fp.ir e'lucitiou to ^"hr.m $60  i raonvh T-ould be an inducement,. I could  also engage a few ladies at tbetr own home.  T. H. Liuscott, Toroto.  WANTED   CHRISTIAN   MEN AND  W   MEN  to intsoduce "Glimpses of the Un4ten," the.  most marvellous book since the publication  of the Bible. Revealed religion  demonstrated. Supernatural, facts of  the Bible no Ion*  ger in doubt. Rev. Dr. Anstin is the editor;  Dr.Badgley,  Professor of  Philosophy,   Vic������  toria   University, writes tbe   introduction.  The contributors are  scholarly and devout  men, among whom  are  Rev. Dr. Thomas,  .Tu Ige Groo, Rev.  G. W. Henderson,  Rev.  Wm. Kettle well, J. H. Coyne, M.A., Chap,  l'n Searles,   Evangelist  Crossley and many  ��������� ttherh.   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"If I had come to your servants and  asked to see the body of my old'churci."  begins Brooks, with a knowing loot,  drawing near Mr. Lamotte, "they would  have ordered me off, and ' shut the door  In my face; so I just asked to see you on  particular business. But if you wa������s to  ting your bell, by and by, and order one  6f your servants to take me in to look at  the corpse, I could explain to, them -\\lmt  an old friend I was, and that would  settle the curiosity business."  "Doesn't   it   striko   you    Brooks, that  p-ou don't cut much   of   a   figure, to '&y-  pear as the   friend   of   my son-in -la,������-?,"  fluestions Mr. Lamotte,looking with sume  disfavor at the ensemble before him.'  Brooks buries his chin   in   his   bosom,  , In order to survey his soiled linen; looks  down at his dingy   boots; runs   his Angers through his shock of coarse red' hair.  "I ain't much of a feller   to   look- ac;  ^ut that's because I ain't been   as   lucky  as Burrill nwas;'though   I   ain't anxious  to change places with him   now.    I'll fix  the friendship business to   suit   you. sir  and be proper1 respectful   about   it.    Say  Burrill was my   boss,    or   something   of  that sort. I shouldn't like to have certain  parties know my real business   here, and  I should like to take a look at Burrill (6n  my own account."- l .  ' ' There is a ring of sarcasm in the first  words of this -^speech,, and Mr. Lamotte  ���������reflects that he has - 'not yet learned his  errand. -    ;  "Very good, Brooks, .you   shall seethe  ,   ' "body, and manage the ' rest >as delicately  cas possible, please.    You   know we want  '_���������   no ill spoken of  the   dead.    Now,   then,  your real   business, for," consulting   his  watch, ".time presses."  "I know it doe's, sir, and I won't waste  . any words.,. You see, sir, beggin'your  pardon for mentionin' of it, Burrill' has  ' got another wife, a divorced one,.I mean,'  livin' down' at'the avenue. She works'in  Story's mill now, but she used to work-  in yours before���������"  "Yes, yes," impatiently. "Get on faster, Brooks."  ���������   "Well, you see, sir, since her   husband  T ���������rl mean since Mr.   Burrill   was   killed,  .she has been cuttin' up rough, and lettin'  out many things as you wouldn't  like to  have get all over W���������.     She ain't afraid  ���������of him no more'r(he   did .beat her monstrous,) and when she gets.to'takin' on;  she lets out tilings that would sound bad  about your son-in-law.  "If  it was a com-  "mon chap like me,   it  wouldn't  matter,  but I   thinks    to   myself,   now, Brooks,  .this   'ere   woman   who   can't   hold her  tongue will be hauled'up as a witness for  , Doctor Heath. I ain't got nothing against  Doctor Heath, but I says,   it will be awful humblin' to Mr. Lamotte's pride, and  powerful hard on his pretty daughter; so  I jest come to say that if   Nance   Burrill  could be got to go away,   quiet   like, before the   other   parlies   could   got   their  hands on her, wiiy,   it would   be  a good  thing, Mr. Lamotte."   -  Considering the tender solicitude he  feels for "Mr. Lamotte's pride," he has  given it some pretty hard knocks, but he  looks quite innocent, and incapable of  any sinister intent, and Mr. Lamotte.  after gnawing his lip viciously for a moment and favoring his vis-a-vis with a  sharp glance of suspicion, says, with sudden condensation:��������� I  "Brooks, I've always been inclined to  believe you a pretty good sort of fellow,  but really this singular disinterestedness  almost makes me buspect your motive.  Stop," as Brooks elevates his head and  suddenly faces toward the door. "Hear  me out. Brooks, don't be ashamed to  confess it. Did' the thought of a reward  stimulate you to do me this���������favor?" |  "If it's a favor, sir, you take it very j  uppish," retorts Brooks sulkily, and j  edging slowly toward the   door.    "I'm a  I  wuen ne'was drunk enough to be good { off one," he said; "he's full of Cain; and  natured; and how he beat her, and I can i, I say, what a lucky thing it is .that your  testify   to   that,   when   he. was   a little      *  " "    "  was  drunker."  '"Bjooks," says Mr. Lamotte, springing a last trap, "do you suppose you  could mar age this business of getting  away the woman, if I paid you well, and  gave you a biibe for her?"  "No, sir. I couldn't do it. I am so well  known about Mill avenue, it won't do  for a poor broke up devil to turn up  flush,all at once. I don't want nothing  to do with the affair. I've done all I can  do."  Mr. Lamotte slowly draws forth his  wallet, and slowly opens it.  "Brooks, here is twenty-five dollars.  I've not much money by me; I'll look  into this matter, and do more for you  after we 'get quiet again. Meantime, you  c;-m have the first vacancy at the factof-y;  I'll see to that at once."   '  "And I'll try and be sober, sir, and  ready-for it. Now, then, Tvc been here a  good inary minutes: you':: \ ������������������".���������'. ������:��������� lot me  take a look at the corpse, and bo Ui."  Lamotte  lucky  clothes are dark, and that Mrs.  won't.let us wear full liveries."  "Why, yes, it's very lucky, that's so;  just throw over those reins, will you.  Don't be uneasy in your mind about that  horse; I'll drive 'em safe enough; just  you tell me when to start."  Ten minutes later, all that remained  of John Burrill was borne out in its  costly casket and placed in the splendid  hearse' at the door.       , - ,  Just as he was about to cross his own  threshold, Jasper Lamottte was confronted by a young man who pressed into his  handja slip of paper, and whispered' in  his ear:���������,    " , ��������� /    ���������  "Read it at-once, sir; it's of vital  portance to you."  Stifling   an   exclamation,  'Jasper  motte unfolded   and glanced at   the  -.-of paper-.   It contained these words:-  mediately I was convinced of the' injus- ' little, but he followed her, and, standing  tice I had done you, of the utter, insanity ' before her, looked down into her face  of my  own   behavior,   but���������", blushing., with' a persistent, searching gaze.    "You  un-  La-  slip  CHAPTER   XXXVIII.  I  poor man, sir, but I ain't bad' enough to  come to you with a trumped-up story,  and if I happened to think that in case  you found things as I tell you, you might  reward me by and by with a ten-dollar  note, why, I don't think there is much  harm in that. I liked you and your  ways, and wanted to do you a. good turn,  and if I wanred to do myself.a good turn,  too, why, there's nater in that.'"  "There's nature in that, true enough.  Brooks. I wish 1 had time to hear all the  particulars of this affair."  "I don' t want to give them, sir," replies the man, hastily. "No more would  it be fair for mo to do-so.', I've got some  fair friends among- the Mill avenue folks.  I've come back.to W���������, because I couldn't get on anywhere else; and I've come  back broke. The factory folks will trust  me to a night's lodging, when their betters wouldn't. I've told you enough to  open your eyes, sir; and you can look  into the thing for yourself."  To "look into the thing" for himself,  is precisely what Jasper Lamotte is not  inclined to do; so he says, Avith growing  convictions, and increasing friendliness  of manner:���������  "At least, Brooks, you can give me an  idea of the nature of the stories this woman will tell, if brought into court?"  .."The Lord knows what she won't tell,  'sir; she blows hot, and blows cold. Ono  i minute she tells how he was a fairly  ;good husband, until he got into the hand  of some city gang, while they lived in  New York; and next she raves over all  his misdeeds, tells how he was compelled  (to quit England, or be juggled up; how  j he-forced her into divorcing him; how  ihe bragged over the strong influence he  'had over you and all your family; how  'he came to her house time and again,  after he was married to your gal; and  how he promised her 'pots of old Lamotte's money;' them's her words, sir,  'pots of old Lamotte's money, and heaps  of diamonds, for the sake   of   old times,' J  "If you please, Mr. Lamotte," said that  gentleman's coachman, appearing before  his master, lens than an hour before the  time, appointed for the moving of the  funeral cortege, and looking much confused. "If you please, ' sir, I've had a  misfortune with my hand, < sir; at least,  my wrist; it's sort of sprained, and I  most fear I can't handle the reins proper,  for the horses is mighty full of life, bein'  so little used of late."  "Well, well," broke in Mr. Lamotte.  "I suppose you can get a man to fill  your place?"  The man's countenance   brightened at,  once. ��������� ��������� ���������      ���������-  , "Oh, yes, sir; I've the very man right  on hand. A friend of mine, and a master  one with horses."   ' " .  "    -  "Let him take your place then; and see  that every thing is in proper order." ' ;  ."It's rall right,',' said the coachman,  returning to the stables and addressing a  man who leaned' against 'the loose box,  where two blooded carriage horses were  undergoing the currying process. "It's'  all right; you can drive the horses."  ','Cap'n you're a good fellow," said the  man, enthusiastically, "and here's,your  ten dollars.  It's a favor I'll never forget.  mind, for many's the day I've driven the  beauties, before Squire Mclnnis yvent up,  and we all had to go."  " That was a big failure," replied the  coachman, knowingly. "You just see that  the horses are done off all right, won't  you? I must look after the carriage."  "-It was lucky for me that I happenec  to know the, history of these horses,'  mused Jerry Belknap, for he it was who  leaned confidingly over to stroke the sleek  sides of one of the beautiful bays, , and  who'had bribed Mr. Lamotte's coachman  with a ten dollar bill. "If I drive the La-  , niottes, I'm sure of a hearing, and no  audience; at the worst', if they should  ' take in a third party, but they won't; I  can find i a way to make myself and my  wants known." And he sauntered across-  1 o the carriage . house and critically inspected the splendid landau that was being rolled out upon the gravel.'  He had returned to W��������� on foot, from  a near railway station, reaching the town  within five hours from the time he left it.  During this time, however, his personal  appearance had undergone a marked  change. He was rubicund, and moi*e  youthful of countenance; shabbily smart  in dress; excessively "horsey," and some- i  what loud   in manner. |  During his intercourse with the La-  mottes he had learned from Frank that  their blooded bays had once been the  property of a wealthy and prominent  citizen of New York, who having failed,  lifter bhe modern fashion, had given Jasper Lamotte the first bid for the valuable  span. Given thus much, the rest was  easy. Representing himself as a former  coachman of this bankrupt New Yorker,  he had told his little story. He was looking abo.ut him for a place in which to  open a "small, but neat" livery stable,  had wandered into W��������� that morning,  and having considerable cash about him,  all his savings in fact, he had not cared  to tempt robbers, by appearing too "high  toned.''  Of course he had heard at once of the  murder, and then remembered that Lamotte was the name pf the gentleman  who had bought his favorite horses from  his   former master.   -  "I never pulled reins over a span equal  to 'em," he,said, with much pathos. "I  never had tho same liking for any other  pair of critters; they was the apple of my  eye, and I'd gi\e jusb ten dollar to draw  reins over 'em once more���������even to a funeral."  His little ruse was successful; the bait  was instantly swallowed, and Jerry Belknap glanced -maliciously ;up at the closely curtained chamber windows, and .muttered, as he began to saunter slowly up  and down before the stable door:���������  "Miss'Wardour, you won't find it so  easy to outwit an old detective, even with  the odds-in your favor." '  Just as the horses were being led out  from the stable, a quiet-looking young  man, with a somewhat .rustic air,, came  into the yard, and,. approached the group  near the carriage house.  "Tlie man who will drive your carriage is a ' cursed New York - detective,  who has bribed your coachman.      ' 7 ' <'  "Don't give him the opportunity he  !-. -i ( i- m Vr;i,in for watching and listening!  Ui ;   ���������.< -. ] ' and son.  "'iiii' 1-o.u-cr of this can.be trusted.'  "   ��������� "BELKNAP."   '  'th  mean-  t.tKing  By the time hehadmasrr  ing of the note,  the   hear.su   1- ti  forward and the pall bearers wej.w  their places.  Then the Lamotte carriage ' came into  view. Mr. Lamotte placed the note in-the  hand of his.son, who stood close beside  him,'and descended the steps, astern  look on his'face. . '      ,    . _  "My-friend, come down"off that box,"  he said to thc.^self-ratisiled substitute  procured him'by his coachman. .  ���������  The man on the box stared down at  him in amazement. ,      v i  "But, sir, "ihe began. ,     '   -      'I  "I want no'words from   you,   sir; you'  can't drive my   horses. < Come ,down instantly." ��������� "    '  The discomfited Belknap writhed in his  scat, and looked about him helplessly:' ,  , Before were the ��������� pall-bearers, looking  back'from'their open vehicle, and'noting  the scene; on 'the steps, and within easy  hearing distance, were gathered the small  knot, of gentlemen, . who, for courtesy's'  sake, or for, policy's sake, had gathered  to do'.honor to Mr. Lamotte, rather than  to the, poor rosewood-shrouded thing that  had never a mourner. . ��������� ~ ,      I  'He'could   not   explain;    he   could not I  mako himself known. f  "I will1 have you thrown off that box,  sir; if you hesitate ten seconds .longer,"  .exclaimed Mr. Lamotte, impatiently, at ,  the same time moving away and beckoning to the driver of the next carriage. '  . Fate was against him. and muttering  curses, "not loud but deep," Jerry Belknap began to clamber reluctantly down.  Seeing this,' Mr., Lamotte .turned toward the bearer of the mischievous note,"  who had withdrawn a few paces from the  group near the ' carriage, and beckoned  him to approach.  He came "forward, promptly.  Can-you drive, "my man?"  rosily, "I' never found the letter, and  how could I come to you and say, I have  changed my mind, without a reason.  Less than an hour ago, this note was put  iuto my handstand with it that unfortunate lost letter. This enables me to say,  Doctor Heath, I deeply regret thednsult  I offered you, and I ask you to be magnanimous, and to pardon me."  She put the note in his hand, and' he  read it, without uttering a word; stood  silent for a moment, as if to collect his  thoughts,' and then said:���������  "Miss Wardour, I, am glad that this  affair has been cleared up; when , a man  has so many dark shadows hanging over  hiift,' he ' is thankful for the , smallest  J glimpse of sunlight. It is like your generosity to come in person."  , "But you have not' said that you forgive me, Doctor Heath; fully and freely,  remember."     ft i  "Fully and freely I forgive you, then,  Miss W.trdour," smilingly, he replied.  "After all, the mistake was a natural  one: Since I have been an inmate of'this  cell, I have learned to see" myself as  others see me.    Why ' should I not   come  must understand menow," he said, firmly, "when I believed that you loved  Frank Lamotte, I said ' Then I will not  stand lo'rth and accuse the man she loves,  . for���������I love her, and she must not be un-  1 happy." '  j      A great sob rose in her throat. A wave-  of crimson swept  over   her   brow.      She  j stood before him with clasped hands and  ��������� drooping head.  " But t for   that    meddlesome . slip   of  paper,"he went on,,('I, should   not have  i been   driven   from   the   field,   and this  treachery of Lamotte's could ' never have ,  been practiced upon me.   Do you,remem-  ber a certain day when you sent for Ray  Vandyck, - and he   came   to you from my,  office? Well, on that day Francis Laniotte  ��������� told me that you were his promised wife,  and when-Ray came back, he'verifled the  statement, having received the information from your lips. Once I , hoped to  come to you and , say, after lifting for  your eyes the veil of- mystery, which I  have allowed to envelope my past: 'Constance Wardour, I love you; I want you  for my very own, my wife!' Now, mountains have arisen between   us; I can not  under suspicion, especially   after hearing ' offer you a hand;with   the   shadow   of a  ���������jny words to Bathurst?   By   and.by, this  note from Bathurst, you tell me that you  received it to-day?"  '<  "To-day; since noon." '  "And it is dated to-day; then,!' looking at her qucstioningly, " Bathurst must  be in town." .- ,  "Yes," dropping.her eyes, confusedly.  "Tliat is, I think so;" and scarcely heedr  ing her own , movement's,' she seated  herself in the doctor's chair, and,- leaning  one arm against, -the/, table,' looked up  into his face', saying, with, a spice of her  old manner, so familiar,1 to ,him in the  past:��������� ,' __ . ' i     ' .   ':'.),  l .'' I  ,"Having forgiven 'me   so "generously,  Doctor Heath,, don't vou thin I  I,,."    ������.'.Ji.    ' J._   '".''!_..      1   '���������' .1  stain upon it; nor   a   name that is tarnished by doubt and' suspicion.'  However  this affair may end for me,   that hope is  ended, now."  It had come; the decisive moment.  She could go   away   now   with sealed,  lips, and it would end indeed.   She could  turn away from him,   leaving   happiness  behind her; taking with  her   his' happiness, too; or, she could speak, and then���������  She looked about   her;    and   the   bare  walls   and   grated   windows     gave   her  strength to ,dare much.    Had   they' stood  together-1 out under the broad bright sun-'  light;.he   as   free   as   herself,,she   could  have .turned away   mutely,   and   let her <<  life go on-as it would'.      r ., > . '  Now���������now his' present, was,' .ovcrshad-  it   would  be quite proper to'shake hands??'   ]' , .      ,.  -���������- ..    /, He looked down upon* her, >'a 'strange;'- oWed; his future difficult .to ,re'ad  light leaping into his eyes. . But .he did ", "Is it ended?" she said,. softly. ' Then,"  not approach. He lifted a. large, shapely looking up with ' sudden, charming im-  hand, and surveyed "it sorrowfully. I perioiis'ness.'' "You     end     things   'very  'i "It looks as clean as^ny   hand,   Miss' .selfishly,' very coolly, Doctor I-Ieath. ^Ido'  not choose to have it ended." -  "Yes, sir,"'respectfully.  "Then do me the favor to   mount that  box and drive my horses this afternoon."  "And you, sir," turning to   poor   Belknap, "get   off   my   premises ' and keep  off.".  1     And so it came about   that   Jerry Belknap,   private   detective,   found himself  once more outwitted, and, "Mr.    Smith,  the book-peddler,'' drove the carriage containing John Burrill's chief mourners.  j     "Pardon this little scene,   gentlemen,"  I said Mr. Lamotte, turning to his friends,  "but I happen to know   that   the man I  dismissed is drunk."  Half an hour later a servant tapped  softly at the door where Constance kept  watch, and said:���������  "There's a boy below, Miss Wardour,  who says he has an important message  for.you, and must deliver it in' person."  Constance went immediately down to  find our old friend George, the image  boy, in the hall below.  She smiled at sight of him, hoping to  obtain some news of Bathurst. But he  only bowed,1 as if to a queen, placed in  her hand a small, sealed , envelope; and  before she could utter a word, she was  standing alone in the crape-hung hall,  while the boy's steps could be heard ringing on the stones outside. |  Standing there, Constance hastily opened  the envelope. ��������� It contained a letter and a  scrap of paper. Glancing at the scrap,  she read these words:���������  "Miss Wardour���������Enclosed find a letter  which, for reasons which I shall explain  later, I pilfered from you on the night  of our first meeting. It has accomplished  the purpose for which I took ifc, and I  hasten to restore it.        BATHURST."  Constance turned her eye once more  upon the paper in her hand, looked closer  and exclaimed: "It is; it is Sybil's lost  letter!"  "Who comes here?" asked the disguised  Belknap, in- a low: tone,- addressing the  coachman. .   .  "More than I know," .-replied that  functionary. Then laying down a halter,  just removed from t,he head of one of the  pawing, restless horses, he turned toward  the new comer,   saying, patronizingly:���������  "Well, my-man, can we do anything  for you?"  The stranger appeared somewhat  abashed.  'I hope I.ain't in the way, gentlemen,''  he said, respectfully; "I came from Wardour with-a message for Miss Constance.  It's from the old lady, and as I see the  carriages are coming and the hearse, I  just thought I'd wait till the funeral was  gone before I intruded."  "Oh!" said the coachman, more graciously. "Well, you won't have long to  wait, then; the time's about up, and Mr.  Lamotte is never behind time." Then he  turned to Mr. Belknap.  "You must keen a  close   eye   over the  CHAPTER XXXIX.  "Dr. Heath, here is another vi si+������.*'  Clifford Heath turned slow'-*- &Wf  from the small iron-barred win..*w; ho  looked a trifle disturbed by this anncrance-  ment, for he had just been interviewed  by Mr. O'Meara, who for the first time  had; presented .Mr. Wedron, and the two  .had left him'much-to think about.  The look of annoyance,, left, his face,  however, and a stare of surprise took'its  place, when following upon'the footsteps  of the janitor, came Conskince Wardour,  not closely veiled and drooping, after the  manner of prison-visiting females in  orthodox novels; but with her fair face  unconcealed, and her graceful figure at  its proudest poise.  The haughtiness all departed from face  and bearing, howeyer, when the door  closed behind her and she found herself  alone with the man she had . falsely accused.  Misfortune had not humbled Clifford  Heath... When the first momentary look  of surprise had left his face, he stood before her as proudly erect, as icily courteous, as if he were receiving her in her  own parlor.  "Doctor Heath," began Constance, in  low. contrite tones, "some months ago I  brought a wrongful accusation against  you. I wronged you deeply; let me do  myself the justice to say that almost im-  Wardour,^but there is a stain upon it."  '' A stain!' No, ��������� sir.   Do you think that  I believe'in your guilt?" "' r- '.     ���������    ���������  ���������    Again the   quick ��������� light   flamed in his  eyes,' aiid now he came a step nearer.  , "Do you believe in my innocence?"  "Beyond-a-doubt." -  "When I said 'there is abstain upon my  hand,' I did npt mean the stain.of guilt,  but of suspicion, ,of accusation".'"  "There is no  stain   upon-  your, hand,  Doctor Heath. - What is'this I hear about  ,you? They telL me you'will make no'defense. " i ' - ���������   -  He smiled down at her.   '  "I could make but   one   defense,    and  that���������" -         ���������       '  , ', "And that?" ": '   "     '      ���������    '  "And,that, Miss Wardour, I would not  make."  "Why?"   ,. "   . *  She was straining every nerve to preserve her composure'; words came from  her lips likb   frozen heartbeats.     - ' \  "Because���������Miss Wardour, do .not 7ask  mc why." r   - .  "I   do   ask;    I   persist.    Why?    Why?  Why?"  "Because���������I see you are   as   imperious  as ever���������because I   can   only save myself'  -by giving the real murderer up to justice." [  She Avas   on her feet  in an instant, all  her enforced calmness   gone, unutterable  misery in her face and voice.,  '' You know!" ��������� she cried.    '' You!    Oh I  my God, what shall I do!"  "Have no fear, Miss Wardour; have  not I said I will keep my own' counsel?"  "But, you! You! Oh, there is no reason why you should not speak; you are  not bound! You are not���������oh, what am I  saying!" She sank back into her seat,  panting and wild-eyed.  "Miss Wardour, calm yourself," he'  said, gently. "I am bound. It is my  pleasure to keep this secret. Listen. A  short time ago I received a visit from my  lawyers. They told me���������among other  things, they thought it best that I should  know���������that you knew, who did the deed,  and that you would have us "both saved,  innocent and guilty alike. Before that,  I had determined to keep silence; now I  am doubly resolved. For yoxir sake, I  will not accuse Frank Lamotte.''_  "Frank���������you will not accuse Frank  Lamotte? And for my sake!" she almost  shrieked. "For God's sake, explain.  What is Frank Lamotte to me? Of what  can you accuse him?" \  It was Clifford's Heath's turn to lose  his composure. How-could he interpret  her words?, Was she trying to deceive  him?  '' Miss Wardour,'' he said, almost sternly, "do you wish me to understand that  Francis Lamotte is nothing to you?"  "Nothing to me! the vilest, the basest,  the most treacherous, the most abject of  all human creatures, that is what Frank  Lamotte is tome!" ���������.-���������"'-'  Uncontrollable scorn rang in her voice;  rising anger, top.. How dared he couple  her name with Tfchat of Frank Lamotte?  From the chaos of meaning and mysteries revolving through his mind, Clifford  Heath seized'-upon and clung to one idea,  held it.in^silence for a moment, then let  it burst forth in words. ,. '  " Then���������then you   are   not  Frank Lamotte's promised wife?"  "I! great heavens! no."     ;  "And never have been?"  "And never have been."     ,,  Clifford   Hea,th     drew   a   long,    deep  breath.  For a moment a look of gladness  beamed in his eye, then   it died out suddenly, as he said, almost gloomily:���������  "And yet, you have said that he must  foe saved at all hazards. Knowing, his  guilt, I still am here in his placel"  "In his place, oh," she came toward  him with a swift, eager movement, "I  begin to see! Doctor Heath, you think  Frank Lamotte the guilty one?"  "I know it," grimly.  A look of relief came over her face.  She breathed freely.  "You believe this," she said at-last,  "and yet you are here. If you have evidence against Frank Laniotte, why do  you occupy a felon's cell? Why not put  him in your place?"  "I have told you why. It was for your  sake."  She lowered her eyes g-nd  drew back a  "Miss Wardour!���������Constance!-'  " -"Wait; you say that your   lawyers told  of my visic to   them',   and   that I would'  not have the guilty punished.  What more  did1 they tell you!���������about my doings?"  "Very little; I could hardly understand  why they; told thus much." . \  "Did   they   tell   you   that" I learned,  through a' scheming   rascal   in the guise  of'a detective,   that   a plot was growing  against you'; that   I sent   for' Ray "Van-  , dyck, and   set   him   over   you,as a tern-,  porary guardian? "And ' that Lsent next,  for   Detective   Bathurst,    warning -.him  that youwere   surrounded   by   enemies.  Did they tell you that, when I learned of '  jrour arrest I, left my place   by  Sybil Lamotte, who is delirious and yet clings to  ' me constantly,'and   came to'them, offering them all my   fortune '-if   they would  only save' me you?" "   '     . '  "Did you do this���������Constance?"  "I have done this.'  Have  I not earned  the.right, openly, before all the world, to  be your   champion,   your ��������� truest friend,  your���������" ���������   ���������  "My  darling!  my   very  queen!    my  own!"  All his calm is gone, all his haughtiness of bearing; with ono swift movement he snatches her to his heart, and  she rests in his embrace, shocked at her  own boldness, and unspeakably happy. ,  Who dare intrude upon a lover's interview? Who dares to snatch the first coy  love words from a maiden's" lips,1 and  give them to a world grown old in love  making, and appraising each tender word  by its own calloused old heart?  For the time all is forgotten, save one  fact, they love each other well.  By and by, obher thoughts ' come, fore- "  ing their way like unwelcome guests.  "Constance, "he says, after a long interval, "you have made me anything hut  indifferent to my fate. Now I shall begin  to struggle for my freedom; but���������do you  realize what a network of false testimony  they have woven about me?"  "Do I realize.ifc?" she cried. "Yes, far  more than you do, or can, and���������you said  something about Frank Lamotte. Has.hd  sought to injure you?"  "Constance,   I   thought   you   knew,"  turning upon her a look of surprise. ���������' I  thought you knew his guilt. Who, but  Frank Lamotte, could gain access to my  office, to purloin my handkerchief and  my knife? He had a duplicate key, and  ���������I found that key in the old cellar beside  the' body of John Burrill."  The look of perplexity on her face  deepens into one of actual distress.  Could it be, that after all, Frank had  forestalled that other one?  Back upon her memory came his words,  "I can save him. if I will." Where there  is room for doubt there is room for hope.  What if another hand had anticipated  that of the paid assassin? She resolved to  cling to this hope with desperation.  If there wfts evidence so strong against  Frank Lamotte, let him take   her lover's  place. Why not?   She began to see many  things in a. new   light; she   peered   for-   .  ward,   catching   a   view of   the ."partial'"  truth, "as in a glass, darkly." One thing  was clear,   however,   they   must   act at  once! No time must.be-lost!-:--  ���������    She sat before him thinking thus,   yet  seemingly, powerless to act or speak!  ,   "Constance.      Has   the   possibility   of  Frank    Lamotte's     guilt    overwhelmed  you?" : ...'. '-,.;  "The possibility!" she exclaimed, starting up suddenly. "No. Lknow.him capable of baser things than murder."  "Of baser things! My darling, what do  you mean?"  "Don't ask me   now; there is no time  to waste in .talking of him; I  am   going  straight to your'lawyers this   moment; I  am going to send them   to you, and you   .  shall tell them every thing."  "Despot!" His eyes devouring her.  "Of course! I am always that. They  will say it is time some one took you in  charge. Are you going to be dumb any  more?"  "Never! My lips are unsealed from  this hour; since you have dared to claim  and take a share in my fate, and since I  have not the courage to put so much  happiness from me."  "Supposing it in your power?"  f  '   1  '    \ -   ������<  M  1  n  n  It  'T  M  p  I  if:.  m  M  %  S:'������  I  a  4 J']  m  I  Iiii  A  M , I  DEMANDS OF. THE AGE  ���������fi  OR.  TALMAGE  PLEADS   FOR   HEROIC  MEN AND WOMEN.  1 Advice to Christians to Broaden Out and  > ���������  ���������f   Hot   Remain in Old   Ruts���������A Sermon of  It    Encoumgemeut to Alt Christian  Work'  'I    era   Strons Characters Needed.  Press Assorts*  Talmaga  charao-  I Copyright lfe98, by American  p ; tion.l  f Washington, Jan. 30.���������Dr.  ] here shows the style of Christian  ' ter required for the times in which we  live and pleads for more heroics. (Tho  text in Esther iv, 14, "Who knowoth  whether thou art come to the kingdom  lor such a time as this?"  Esther the beautiful 'was tho wife of  Ahasuerus the abominable. The time had  come for hor to present a petition to hor  infamous husband in behalf of the Jewish nation.^ to which she had once belonged. She was afraid to undertake the  work lest she should lose her own life,  but her cousin, Mordocai, who had  brought her up, encouraged hor, with the  suggestion that probably she had been  raised up of God for that peculiar mission "Who . knoweth whether thou art  come to tlie kingdom for such a time at  this?"  Esther had   her   God-appointed, work.  JYou and I have op"?.    It   Is'my business  !to tell you what stvle of men and women  you ought to be in   order   that you meet  the demand of the age in   which God has  oast your lot.   ^So ( this discourse will not  'deal with the] technicalities, butdnljr with  the   practicabilities.    When1" 'two   armies  have rushed   into' battle,    the officers of  /either army do not   want a philosophical  'discussion about the , chemical properties  |of human blood or the nature of gunpowder.     They want   some   one*  to man the  fbuttoriosVand take out   the   guns.    And  jnow, when   all   the   forces'   of light and  [darkness of heaven and hell have plunged  (into the fight, it is no time   to   give our-  '���������elves to   the   definitions' and    formulas  -.and technicalities   und   conventionalities  No Time for Inertia.  A recent statistician ��������� says that human  life now has an average of only 32 years.  From these 32 years you must subtract  all the timo you take for sleep and the  taking of food and, recreation; that will  leave you about 16 years. From these 16  you must (subtract all the time that you  are necessarily engaged in the earning of  ��������� livelihood. That will leave you about  eight years. From these eight years you  must take all the days and weeks and  months���������all the length of time that is  passud in sickness���������leaving you about one  year in which to work lor (God. O my  soul, wake up I How darest thou sleep in  harvest time and with so few hours in  which to reap? So that I state it as a sim-,  pie fact that all the time that tho vaj;  majority of you will have for the exclusive service of God will be less than one  year.  "But," 'says some man, "I liberally  support the gospel, and the church is  open, and the gospel is preached; all the  spiritual advantages are spread before  men, and Al they want to be saved let  them como and be saved1-1 have discharged ull my responsibility." Ah,- ls  that my Master's spirit? Is there not an  old book somewhere^ that commands us  to go out into the highways and the hedges  and compel the people-to come in? What  would become of you- aud me if Christ  had not come down off the hills of heaven,' and if he had not como through the  door of tho Bethlehem caravansary, and  if he had not with tho crushed 'hand of  the crucifixion knocked at the iron gate  of the sepulchor of our spiritual death,  crying, "Lazarus, come forth?" Oh, /my  Christian friend, this is no time for inertia when all the forces of darkness seem  to be in full blast���������when steam printing  pressos are publishing infidel tracts, when -  express trains are carrying messengers of  sin,   when , fast ..clippers > are laden with  But, my friends^ the fortresses of sin are  never to be token in that woy. If they  are taken for God, it will be by storm;  you will have to bring up the great siege  guns of the gospel to the very wall and  wheel the flying artillery into line, and  when the-armed infantry of heaven shall  confront the battlements you will have ,  to give the quick command, "Forward 1  Charge P', "'  Ah, my friends, there is work for you  to do and for me to do in order to gain this  grand accomplishment I hove a pulpit.  I preach in it Sour pulpit is the bonk.  Tour pulpit is the" store. Your pulpit is  the editorial chair. Your pulpit is the  anvil. 4 Your pulpit is the house scaffolding. Your pulpit is the mechanic's shop.  I may stand, in my place and, through  cowardice or through self seeking, may  keep'back , the word I ought* to utter,  while you, with sleeve rolled up and  brow besweated with toil, may, utter the  word , that will jar the foundations of  heaven' with the shout of a great victory.  Oh, that we might all feel that the Lord  Almighty is putting' upon us the hands ,  of ordination!' I tell yon, every one, go  '' forth and preach this gospel. You have as  much right to preach as I have or any  man living. *>- '  I Examples of Courajre.  '   'Hedley   Vicars   was   a wicked man in  the English army. The grace of God came  to him. He became an earnest and emin  ent Christian.    They   scoffed at him and  a id: "You aro a hypocrite.    You   are as  V.id as ever you were.'"    Ptill ho kept his  laith in Christ, and after awhile, finding  that they could   not'   turn   him aside by  calling   him   a   hypocrite,    they , sold to  him, "Oh. you aro nothing but a Metho-t  dist!" This did not disturb him. He went  on performing his   Christian   duty   until  lies  ?  What more obstinate? What more distressing?���������only the sufferer can  say. Their very nature is aggravation in the intensest form. Do you  suffer from itching, bleeding or blind piles? Have you tried a thousand  cures, and yet have,the "troublesome things" with you? Trask's Magnetic Ointment is a boon to pile sufferers, and timely ,use of it has foiled  what was inevitably a case for the surgeon s knife or other drastic treatment. One application will give instant relief, and three to six nights'  persistency cures most chronic cases. No harmful ingredients���������no' in-J  terference with daily occupation-���������comfort, ease and' a speedy ,'cure  ���������testimony'if you want it. Trask's Magnetic Ointment!  Kahle, Toronto.    At all Druggists and Medicine Dealers  Francis  U.  ���������> >>  A SOLDIERS LIFE.  ONLY VETERANS CAN  REALIZE  THE  ' SUFFERINGS OF ARMY LIFE. '  Strong Men Made Helpless Invalids���������The  Story   of   One > Who   Suffered   Day  Night for Twenty Tears.        '   '  i.  From the Chatham Banner.  nnd'  he had formed all his troops into a Bible |     Everyone'living in and around the vill-  cUs<?, and r the |whole   encampment   was    age of VVheatley "knows Mr.   Peter SippeJ ,  shaken   with , the   presence   of God.    So    Vvho has been a resident of   the  place lor  (V,    Little  Sins. ~  , ,  A vessel will sink   whether   filled with  heavy stones or with' sand.    Fine grains'  of sand will bury travelers   in the desert.  Fine flakes of snow, ,so   light   that .. they t  seem to hang in the air and scarce to full, v  will, if they gather over the   sleepy way-"'  farer, extinguish life; if   they drift, the/  will bury whole houses'' and   their'dwell- .  era.'  Fine, ' delicate sins, as people think,'  them, will chill>the soul and   take" away-'  its life.���������E. B. Pusey, D.D.       s " -'   ; , ;/  \f  *  tHow to Make Maple Frosting-.  Take two cups" of maple sugar ortw������  and a half cups of maple sap syrup.'a cup''V7'#4'i  of   water   if the sugar' is 5used, ,'and >th������ 7'  whites of three eggs.    P.lace the sugar and  e\y  'of religion.    What   we   want is.practical,  ''earnest, "concentrated, ' enthusiastic   and  triumphant help.   ,  Aggressive Christians.  In the first   place,   in > order   to   meet  the special demand of this   age, you need  to be an uumistak ible, aggressive  Christian.    Of half and half Christians we   do  not want any more.   The church of Jesus  Christ will be better without them.  They  ������re the chief obstacle to the   church's advancement.    I   am   spoaking   of another  iind of Christian.    All the appliances for  your becoming an earnest   Christian   are  et your   hand,   and   there; is' a straight  path for you into   the   broad  daylight of  God's forgiveness. ^You may this moment  be the   bondmen   of   the   world, and the  [next moment you may   be  princes"of the  'Lord God Almighty. You remember what  ,excitement   there'   was   in > this country,'  Tears ago, when the Prince of Wales came  here���������how the people rushed out by hundreds of   thousands   to   see   him. <  Whyf  Because they expected   that some day he  Would sit upon tho    throne   of   England.  But what was all   that   honor   compared  with the   honor to which God calls you���������  to be   sons   and   daughters   of   the Lord  Almighty���������yea, to lie queens   and   kings  onto God.    "They shall   reign with him  forever and forever."  But you need to be aggressive Christians, and not like those persons who  [epend. their lives in hugging their Chris-  'tia'n^graces and wondering why they do  not make progress. How much robustness of health would a man have if he  hiil himself in a dark closet? A great deal  ol' the piety of to-day is too exclusive It  hides itself. It needs moro fresh air, more  outdoor oxcroise. There are many Chris  tians who are giving their entire life to  self examination. They are feeling their  pulses to see what is tho condition of  their spiritual health. How long would a  man havo robust physical health if he  kopt all the day feeling his pulse insr,oad  oi going out into acOive, earnest everyday  Work?    . , .  Strong Characters Needed. '  I was once amid tho wonderful, bewitching cactus growths of North Carolina. I never was more bewildered with  tho beauty of flowers, aud yet; whon I  Would take up- one of these cacti and  pull the loaves apart the beauty was all  gone. You could hardly toll thaC ifc had  ever beon a flower. And there are a great  many Christian people in this day just  ,pulling apart thoir Christian experiences  to seo what fchore is in them, and there is  nothing lel'c in them.  This   style   of   self   examination   is   a  damage instead of an advantage    to their  Christ, an character.    I remember when I  .Was a boy I used to have a small piece in  (the garden that I called my own,   and    I  lplant.ed corn there, and every few   days I  I  j would pull it   up to see  'growing.     Now,  .Christian people  'examination mor<  how fast it was  there are a great many  iu this day whoso self  ly amounts to the   pull-  ,111!.' up of that which thoy only yesterday  'or tlie day before planted Oh, my friends,  If you want to have a stalwart Christian  character, plant it right out of doors in  the gie-it field of Christian userulness,  and l hough storms may come upon it,  mul though tho hot. sun of trial may try  ,t<> ('(in.iiiim it, it will thrive until it.bo-  co:iK'h a groat tree, in which the fowls of  he i\ en may ha\o their habitation. I have  n<> putieni-o with these flowerpot Christian^ They keep themselves finder shelter, and all their Chri-tiau experience in  b small, exclusive circle, when they ought  to plant it in the gre it garden of the  Lord, so that i ho whole atmosphere could  be aromatic with their Christian use!illness. What wo want in the church ot God  is moie strength of piety The century  plant is wonderfully suggestive and wonderfully beautiful,  but I never   look at it  .Without thinking ol its parsimony.   It lots  ,^vhole    generations   go    by   before it puts  forth one blossom.   So I ha\e really more  ..admiration when I see the di wy    tears in  the blue   eyes    of    the    violets,    for they  ;,come overy spring.   My Christian friends,  time is going by so rapidly   that we can- :  :not afford to be idle.  already  are-kindled in the cheeks of some who,  only a little while ago, were incorrupt 1  Oh? never since the'eurse ' fell upon the  ' earth has there been a time when it was  such an unwise, such a cruel, such an  awful' thing for the church' to sleep I The  great audiences are not gathered in Christian ch'urchos. The great audiences are  gathered in temples of sin���������tears of unutterable woe their baptism, the blood of  crushed'hearts the awful wine of their  sacrament, blasphemies thoir litany, and  the groans of - the lost world the organ  dirge of their worship. '  , Get Out of Old Ruts.  Again; if you want   to   be qualified to  meet tho duties which   this age demands  of you, you must on the one   hand avoid  reckless   iconoclusm   and . on   the   other  hand not stick too much to things because  they are old.  The air is full ��������� of new plans,  new projects, new theories of government,  new theologies, and I   am  amazed to see  how^so many Christians wantonly novelty in order to recommend a thing to their  confidence,   and   so   they   vacillate and  swing to and   fro,    and, they are useless  and they are unhappy.   New plans���������secu-.  lar, ethical, philosophical,    religious, cisatlantic,    transatlantic���������long   enough   to  make a Una reaching  from   the   German  universities to Great Salt Lake City.  Ab,  my brother, do not take   hold of a  thing  merely because ifc is newl    Try    it by the  realities of the judgment1  day.    But,   on  the other hand, do not adhere to anything  merely because it is old.  I      There is not a single   enterprise of the  church or the world  'but   has some  time  been scoffed at. ' Thero   was a time when  men   derided   even    Bible   societies, and  - when a   few   young   men- met in Massachusetts and organized the first   mission-,  ary society ever organized in this country  thore   went   laughter   'and   ridicule    all  around the Christian church.    They   saia  the undertaking was   preposterous.    And  so   also   the   work   of   Jesus  Christ was'  assailed.    People   criod   out: "Who .ever  ��������� heard of such theories of ethics and   government I    Who over noticed such a   style  of prodching as Jesus has?"    Ezekiel had  talked of mysterious   wings   and wheels.  Here came a man   from   Caperuaum and  I Gennesaret, and he drew his illustrations  from the lakes, from the   sand,   from the  mountain, from the lilies, from the corn-  stal'cs    How the Pharisees scoffed 1    How  He od   derided I    And    this     Jesus   they  plu.kod by tho beard,   and   they   spat in  his lace, aud   they   called   him "this fellow."    All   tho   great enterprises in   and  out   of   tlie   church   have   at times Jbeen  scoffed at, and thero   have    been    a great  multitude   who   have   thought   that the  chariot of God's truth would fall to pieces  If it onco got out of the old rut.     And so  thore are thos-e who havo no patience with  anything   like   improvement    in    churoh  aichitecture, or with anything like good,  hearty, earnest church singing, and   they  deride any   form   of   religious discussion  which goes down walking   among   everyday men rather   than   that which makes  an    excursion on   rhetorical    stilts.     Oh,  that the   church   of   God would wake up  to an adaptability of work!   We must admit the simple fact that   the   churches of  Jesus Christ in- this day do not reach the  groat masses.    There are 50,000 people in  ���������Edinburgh    who   nover    hear the gospel.  There are   1,000,000    people    in    London  who never hear   tho   gospel.     The    great  majority of tlie inhabitants of   this   capital come not under the    immediato   ministration of Christ's truth, and the church  of Gori in this   day,    Instead    of    being a  placo full of living   epistles,    known   and  read of all men, is more like a doad letter  posfc-oiiico.  Work to be Done.  "But," say tho people, "the world ls  going to be converted; you must be patient; the kingdoms Of this world are to  become the kingdoms of Christ." Never,  unless the church of Jesus Christ puts on  more speed and energy. Instead of the  church converting the world, the world  is converting tho church. Here is a great  fortress. How shall it bo taken? An army  comes and sits around about it. cuts off  the.supplies and Says, "Now. we will just  wait until from exhaustion and starvation they will have to give up." Weeks  and mouths and perhaps a year pass  along and finally the fortress surrenders  through that starvation and   exhaustion.  light of those1 candles held up by the idols   age of twenty   he   joined   the   21st New  General Haveldck preached righteousness,  temperance and'judgment to come. And  who will say ton earth or in heaven v that  Havelock had not the right to preach?  In tho minister's house where I prepared  ^or college 'there worked a man by the  name of Peter Ctoy. He could neither  road nor write, but he was a'man of God.  Olten theologians would stop in the house  ���������grave theologians���������and ac family prayer  Peter Croy would ,be called upon to lead,  and all those wise men sat around, wonder struck,, at his religious efficiency.  'When he prayed he reached up and seemed  to take hold of the very throne of the Al-  niighty.and he talked with God until the  very "heavens were bowed down into the  "sitting 1 room. ��������� Oh, if I were dying I  would rather" have plain Peter Croy kneel  b? my bedside and commend my im-  niortal spirit to God than the greatest  archbishop arrayed in ccostly canonicals."  Go preach this gospel. You say you are  not licensed1. * In' tho name of the Lord  Almighty, 1 license'you. , Go preach this  gospel, preach it in the Sabbath schools,  in the prayer meetings, in the highways,  intthe hedges. Woe be unto you if you  preach it notl '  Triumph of Truth.  I   remark   again,    that   in order to be  qualified to meet your duty   in   this particular age you want unbounded  faith in  the triumph of   the   truth   and the overthrow of wickedness. How dare the Christian church ever get   discouraged?   Have  we not Che Lord Almighty   on   our side?  How long   did   it   take  hosts of Sennacherib   or  shake'down Jericho?    How   long   will it  take God,   when   he   once   arises   in his  strength, to   overthrow   all   the forces of  Iniquity?    Between   this    time   and that  there may be long   seasons   of   darkness,  and the chariot   wheels ��������� of   God's gospel  may seem to drag heavily, but here is the  promise and yonder   is   the   throne,   and  when   omniscience   has   lost its eyesight  and omnipotence falls buck impotent and  Jehovah is driven from his   throne,   then  the church of Jesus   Christ  can afford to  be despondent, but never until  then.  Despots may plan and armies may march  and the   congresses   of   the nations may'  seem to think they aro   adjusting  all tho  affairs of the world, but tho mighty men  of the earth   are   only   the   dust   of   the  chariot wheels of Gods providence.    Aud  I think before tho sun of   tho   next century shall sen the   last   tyranny   will fall,  and with   a   splendor   of  demonstration  that   shall   be   the astonishment   of  the  universe God will sot forth the brightness  and pomp and   glory   and   perpetuity  pf  his   eternal   government.    Out     of    the  starry flags and the emblazoned   insignia  of this world God will    make   a path for  his own triumph, aud returning from universal   conquest   he   will   sic   down, the  grandest, the strongest, highest chrono of  earth his footstool.  I preparo this sermon  because I want to oncouragoall Christian  workers   in   over}'    possible  department.  Hosts of the living God, march ou,  march  on I    His spirit will bless you.   His shield  will defond you.    His   sword   will strike  for you.    March on, march on I    The despotism will fail and paganism will    burn  its idols and Mohammedanism will    givo  up its false prophet and the groat walls of  superstition will come down    in    thunder  and wreck at the long,   loud   blast of the  go-pel trumpet.     March    on,    inarch on I  The besiegomenfc will soon be ended.   Only  a few more steps on the   long   way; only  a few   more    sturdy    blows;    only   a few  more baltle cries;  then    God will put tho  laurels upon   your    brow,    and   from tho  living fountains of heaven will bathe   off  fche sweat and   tho    h'jat   and tho dust of  the conflict.     March   on, march on 1    For  you the time for work will soon he parsed,  arid   amid the   outlla-hiirj,s   of the judgment throne ana the trumpeting of resurrection   angels   and    the   upheaving of a  w irld of graves and the hosanna  and the  groaning   of   tho    saved    and the lost wo  shall bo rewarded for our faithfulness   or  punished for our stupidity.   Blessed be the  Lord God of   Israel   from   everlasting   to  everlasting   and    let   tho whole   earth be  filled with its glory.    Amen and amen.  York Volunteers, and after being a mem  ber of that organization for   three - years,  he joined   the   New    York- Cavalry and  served through the war of  the   rebellion.  He took   part'  in    the historic  battles of  Bull's Run,   Fredericksburg,   Culpepper,  etc., and at one time rode eighty miles at  a 'stretch, carrying dispatches through the  'enemy's   lines.*" On   another occasion he  wui on ftorseback���������for four clays   and   five  nights, and it is httle'v wonder that such  hardships left him,'as they did thousands  'of others, >with   a   wrecked constitution.  While in the   army, as   a   result oi, poor  food and often worse water, - he ^ was attacked,with   diarrhoea,, which  "assumed^  a clironic   form.    This ,of course greatly,  weakened him, and he fell   an   easy prey (  to the pains' and terrors ���������of   rheumatism..  Tova correspondent of the Baiiner'he said:  "I never��������� expected   to   be 'any better In  this world, as I hald tried' scores of medi-*  cines which brought me no-relief   at all.  Sometimes for   weeks   at   a time I could'  not lie down or sleep, vand could  eat but  little. I> was not only troubled with rheumatism,    but   att times   was   subject to  fainting spells, and at 'other times  everything appeared to > turn   black before my  eyes.  I would often ieel sick at my stomach, at which   times   food < would    prove  loathsome to me.    My   kidneys also troubled me greatly and my  nervous   system  seemed completely shattered.  Tongue can  scarcely tell how much I endured  during  those long and weary years.  About a year  ago I was advised'to   try   Dr.  'Williams'  God to slay the .Pink Pills, and it was a grand day for me  burn   Sodom or   that I began their use.    After I had used  a few boxes my pains had decreased ' and  I was considerably.hotter.  Later, through  a continued use of   the pills.il could eat,  sleep and felt as   able   to work   as I had  done twenty years ago.    I   now  feel well  and strong and if any of my old comrades  see this and are   afflicted   I   would   urge  them to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  An analysis shows that Dr. Williams'  Piuk Pills contain in a - condensed form  all the elements 'necessary to give new  life and richness to tho blood, and restore  shattered nerves. They are an unfailing  specific for such diseases as, locomotor  ataxia, partial paralysis, St. Vitus' dance,  sciatica, neuralgia, rheumatism, nervous  headache, the after effects of la grippe,  palpitation of the heart, nervous prostration, all diseases depending upon vitiated  humors in tho blood, such as scrofula,  "chronic erysipelas, etc. They are also a  specific for troubles peculiar to females,  such as suppressions, irregularities, and  all forms of weakness. They build up the  blood, and restore tho glow of health to  pale and sallow cheeks. In men the}'effect  a radical cure in all cases arising from  mental worry, overwork, or excesses of  whatever nature.  beating vigorously. vWhen tt becomes to*-4 A - ������ ?*  hard for the beater,.takeVspoon1'>and bea* 'TAAiv^'M  it   until' it   is,'thick   enough   to < spread:   ; ?X', *Pj  Spread between each layer and on the' tbp7 *������)*-/��������������� AA-  and sides.   An excellenttchocolate frosting ' ' ?  >can be made by adding a table'spoonful. of ,l,"|Y������r  the best chocolate to this mixture whe������77 -;"  warm. ,    ,���������     ***    ,.   _    '������������������  -<;/<>J  NOW A YERY  HAPPY MAN.  \ hk  ' v?,  'J V 4       4..  ^   If i,y- tir  V,  11      \      I     ^     .rlTJ  , ��������� f  y^  ' v'-'-l  >'  ���������Mr.J. rV Baxternsays:~ '<������ -; .'^  ' i ���������'       i f      ;   ,i% ''' i  "After the Use- of Seven, Bottles'ofl?.  > Paine,'s Celery. Cqmpound/llWasV;^ >7������  ",;=\.. Perfectly Cured and Fee!,,'  .Young Again." I Hv'7  1^  1 }���������'  ?AS'  The  Great Medicine   is*Triunrv  phantly Victorious After 7  , Medical Men Fait.  '.V  Thl* Almost  Miraculous1 Cure Has  ���������    Vastly   Increase!   the   Fame of  Paine's Celery .Compound    -  In  the  Maritime  Provinces.  I  '- N; I  Aunranct and   Hope for   the   Most Dee*  -' perate Cases.  Unknown Genius.  Warren's hall in Freeport, Me., has a  drop curtain which was painted by an unknown tramp. Whon die hall was being  built, a tramp applied to the proprietor for  something to eat. ami was set to do some  painting to pay for it. '1 lie owner wanted  some fancy decorating clone,and the tramp  was allowed to try his hand at it, and succeeded so well that his work \v;is accepted  and -now remains as a testimony of the  skill of iin unknown wandering genius.���������  Boston Herald.  Minard's Liniment lor sain everywhere.  tlow tt> Fr������hlu-ii  liluck Glovpn.  ^London's C<:m<:toi los.  The   cemeteries   of   tho city of London  eoysr over 2,000 acres of ground.  If you will daub Ink or liquid shoo  dressing on the bare spot, you will restore  the color, but yon will not restore the  gltihsy, fresh look of the dep.,riud newness. For this quality you must put on a  piece of clean II.inn. 1 a touch of sweet oil  and rub tho dull black spot until it shines  like tho surrounding leather. Under this  tioiitmont tlie black kid glove is an economy and will last longer than any other  in spite of the fact that other colors may  be cleaned and recle.ined almost, indefinitely. Of course tho suede or undressed kid  does not need tho oil rub���������that is confined entirely to tho irlace glove. The ink  or hlacKing is all that is needed for the  softer leather.  Wells & Richaudson Co.  Deab Sins:���������I desire to let you know  about my wonderful cure by your precioui  medicine, Paine's Celery Compound.  . I was afflicted by three complaints that  made my life a misery and a burden." I  had erysipelas for forty years, bleeding  piles for fifteen years, and sciatic rheumatism for over a year.  I tried the doctors and all kinds of medi*  cines, but no help or relief was afforded  me, and 1 could not eat or sleep. I wai  then advised to use Paine's Celery Com*  pound, and, oh, what a mighty change I  The use of the first bottle enabled me to  eat and sleep, and after using seven bow  ties I was quite another man���������was perfect*  ly cured, and felt young again. All that X  have written can be proven by merchants,  doctors, magistrates, and three niinisi  tors of the Gospel, and by scores o|  other people. I shall always thank yon  and your wonderful medicine, Paine'4  Celery Compound. l  Ijios. B. Baxter,  Karsdale, N.S,  I hereby certify that Paine's Celery Com-i  pound has made a well man of Thomas R,  Baxter. J am lis H. Ifmjune,  J ustice of the Peace,  Woman's idea  of Excellence*  S.  i The economical and wise woman, whij  has the management of a hou&e, knowj  from experience that when the '"exeeA  leni-e" ol any homo noce.-i-ity is establish*  ed and guaianu-cd, money una tune are  saved when niieh .roods are used.  The Diamond l)yi\- for home dyeing have.  a world-wide re.iutaiion, and -stand iirst id  purity, btrengm. Iastnes> and simplicity -  of umj. When the Diamond D^ es are used  old, faded and lini-iy garments are made  to louk as good as new at an exceedingly  small cost.  Diamond Dyes, like all other popular  and perteet goods, are largely imitated.  Do nor allow your dealer to t-ell you ������oim  Inferiur make of d.\e; ask for the " Dia������  moiid" and see that you got them.  Send to Wells & Richardson .Co., Mont*  real. P.Q., for vjiluaulo book of direction*  and sample card of colors; sent free Co anj  address.  6 A}  n-fcfaftuufElevsixu)  ,1  LOCALS.  , ^L^ok ont for ivso Dominion Day excursion  ������o Vancouver.  Tbe Imperieuge arrived in   Comox harbor  /on Saturday; the Egeia on Fridpy.  - The Public Morals and the .Sund.iy Qb-  jBervanoe toy-laws. wi,ll come into foiee on  j&nd after May 3-1 st.  7 -By June Zat there .will be' two mites of  *oad made o,n the Trunk  i;oad beyond  and  $" 7 ;south of th* .contract work.  w'  1-4  'i  i  l  7  <->-  K  '  The CelelM-s.lir.il Committee will have a  handicap bicycle,   race   fit   the   Recreritior  ' ^Grounds at y.:30 this evening. Attje-id!  lots of fun! "* * '  i 4    Subscribe to  the Evening "News  aud  -War  Bulletm  issued  from  the  Weekly  iNtws  office.     it contains   all' the rea]  flews without the padding.  THIS IS A 3NAP.���������One.half  Lot   4( in  JJiock 5, ou   Peiu-ifch   Ave.,   second    hrmsf-  ���������west,of   En^li^h   Church     Neat    co't*������;e,  .also e table.'   See   Frank J. Dal by, A&em,  ��������� Those who remember the dehgntiul enter-  .Jtainment given at Ifce Methodist Church  ���������some wee,ks since, by JMr. Gideon flicks,  Alias Armston, et al will be pleased to lean.  jthey intend visiting us again in June.  7      *3TC<������11 at ^derson's if you  want a Cres- (  lv /cent Wheel. - It's the old standby.   <  - JJo'n't forgot the Cantata,   advertised   for  , .June 7 th.,, It ha? ccsfc a good   deal   in   the  7, mray of preparation, a.id deservesito be  web  patronized.    We hope our citizens  will ,at.  ������end and show they appreciate home  talent.  f . s I I  'One sad incident of\the present war, was  - that of a father dropping dead at the1 depot  ' Austin, Texas,   when the   train pulled ont  bearing   his  son    among   the   Governor."  1 (Guards, a company composed of > oung men  ir'onv eighteen to twenty, all of Austin.  Careful inquiry reveals the   fac  that tho  <Comox voters, if we except Slioal Bay about  < <<which we are not advised,   are pretty nearly  unanimous in favor of a local  man to represent them in the legisjatuse,   and they  will  depend . more on   tbe man than, upon  any  jjlatformr  Oat at the lake there   was a   fire   which  7 burnt up or partially' so three boats and the  -.boat boose sheltering   them     Tnis  wa3 on  Saturday.    The boaU belonged to John Mi!  Jer, Stanley Riggs, and D. Be ������nie.    The or  jgin of the fire is supposed.to be the  setting  , ,on fire of a log near the boaf- houses.  .We learn the cut worms, just before tin'  , present rainy spell came on77 ������ ere m<������wint.  down the tender oats in a 'Style which wis  Alarming tbe farmerB in tlie valley. It io  (hoped, however, the abundant rain, -will so  strengthen the oats that they will stand up  Sturdily bcfoic their voracious enemy aud  It pel his attacks..i  The ros.d between Cumberland and Roy's  has been put in very good coudjtion. Last  Monday week we to^k a ride over it, and ir  then .only wanted a little $jr������ivcl on one o;  two placeB to make it satisfactory aud wc  understood this would be done in two days  from that time. Now give ps a good road  from Roy's tb the wharf.  It looked lively Wednesday at Union  J3ay. The Minneola was loading, and  the.sailing ships, J. B. Brown, Henry  Villard and St. Nicholas were at anchor  age waiting to load. ' Then there were  hugging the large wharf the steam tugs  Tepic and Thisje. Why not have a boat  race at the wharf some day ?  ' We are indebted to Mr. Williams of  Grant and Mpunce's farm, for some very  line specimens of cucumbers and greens, received a week ago. We were surprised at  finding that cucumbers were already fully  grown hereabouts, but what Mr. Williams  ean't do on good land in the gardening line,  isn't worth while for anyone else to try.  A rumor has beon current in the city that  an Italian was burnt to death, Wednesday  morning in No. 4 slope by lighted gas. U-  pon investigation the rumor is found to be.  greatly exagerated. Through what is believed to be carelessness *'a pocket of gas'  $yas ignited and an Australian aud a Chinaman were pretty b^dly scorched, the China  jnan being th������ worst burnt. They are both  at tbe hospital doing well.  4. wrestling match Saturday evening took  'place'at .Cumberland Hall. The light weiht-i  were 4Qdrev Nfoffict and Sam Beanie, Mof-  fit winning two straight fails. The .middle  weights were Thos. Hudson and Caddy John  son. IJudsoa won first fall in 129 ..������ itiuttss  jB,ud Cuddy won the second fall in abou: th:!  .same time but by Hbidson'.-r fr eml-j claimed  to be 30 minute*; li->wevcr, the referee de  pidedit a d'a/v.    There was a  g >od  c owd.  PERSOtfAIiS.  Mr. Wier toft fur Victoria   Friday.  Officer T:<<.:u:-ol! took down the r&z-jf slash'  sa on Fri'.:a;f t- > Nanaimo.  Mr. John ilcl-Vlaae ot Dcaman Is.la.-id  v/as in town hist wueK.. milking pre,ru-������:.tii-.VK-.  to leave f'-;- JFlav aiavi Llav.'.j, whore he '.vii;  join his tin no ������ ruth era, v h;> i'\'-~- near Ili'to.  Mr. and ?.'... i'cd'.'ten crimed a par-  'Sv of friends v.-:; the Queen';; BirtiKkiy.  The party co/^iiied of' Dr. Lawrence and  family, Mr. Russell and family, Rev. Mr-  gpdds and Mr, Wm. Mitchell.  CITY COUNCIL.  The C;tv Council met Friday, May-27th  All present '^ut Aids. Carthew and West-  wood. Minutes ot"last previcus meeting  read and approved. The account of Mr.  Ryder for $1,50 leferred to Finance Committee.���������Council donated $25 in aid of  celebration cf Queen's birthday,'as promised.���������The Council decided to place a  sign bo������mi on the Recreation Grounds,  warning ;i,-,ainst driving over v them.��������� A  letter was,received from Mr. L. P. Ec-  steiu'regarding the appointment of Police Convmssicners. Fyled. ��������� Communication received from Mr. D. Anthony  with reference to clause 5 of the Sunday  Observaiv.e by-law and requesting its  modification as he dealt in ice and perishable goods. Fyled.���������Mr. Wm. Mitch  appealed befored tbe Council and called  .ltientioo to a drain on Maryport Avenue'  as being-i:i bad condition. The matter  was refened ,to the Board of Works .with  10 act.���������Adjourned.  GEANT HEARD FROM.  ,   'A let'-er to Mr.' L. P. Eckstein from Mr  R. Grant, dated at Dawson   City,   April  8th, gives information of the death of Mr.  Edward Dunston, who was one  of   Sam  Davis' Klondike party.    He will   be   remembered by those who frequented -that,  line hostelry. , AH the rest   of   the   boys ,  are spoken of as .veil.    Many of the miners, he says, ire nearly all done .working  this spr.ng, as the weather is very   soft���������  not a bit of   frost.    Ever since   March  came in they have had very fine weather. ,  Since April  came   in  it ;\va's  fine  as.on  the coast, although there was  some  very  cold we?Liherfhere,thjs wiitfer. Lots of  men lost their lives from being out- at  night, and others got their feet frozen  and had to have them cut off. The papers never cost him .anything to get as  they came in as letters in the mail.  ���������He sends a cutting from a paper, the  first he saw, which will appear' later  Il is evidently printed elsewhere, being a  purported description oi a real Klondike  paper.  EOR3SBY ISLAND  To The News.  Favorable weather and timely  showprs have been she order and farmers are  jubilaut. - ' ' 1     1   .  Mr. C. C. Westwood of Cumberland paid  the island a flying visit a few days ago.  Mr. Geo. Howe came over on the Tepic  last Sunday. " Ho was a guest of, Mr. J.  Howe.      ' * .  The City of Naniimo failed to call last  Fridty vn the sou.th bound trip. The breeze  blowing ia the gulf probably accounts for it  and of course no mail from Cumberland.  The achooner, Atlanta of Seatile,' which  got stranded last month, after four weeks  spent in repairing her hull, was towed last^  week to Cape Scott, Alaska bound. ,  .The Dominion steamer,   Quadra,  ia  now  anchored in Deep Bay, engaged in  changing:  the Yellow Rock light from a revolving to a  stationary one.    The former will  be ^placed  on the Sister's rock near La3queti Island.    l,.  Whet is the matter with politics now,?,  Who is going to run for the government?  What about the opposition ? And the independents ? (Will some one start them up tp  enliven things a bit? Bat. what we need  more than anything else is a telephone con- -  ncctiou witb.IJnidn Bay.    Let  *ne  govern-  ment lay a cable to Hornby Island: also con  nected'with Denman Island. It will be of  incalculable value to the islanders in case of  wrecks, accidents, etc., and the' cost will  certainly be small as wire is cheap now,  and the entire length to be covered does not  exceed thirteen miles. Should the government carry the proposition to completion, i  would be met with hearty approval ot the  independent voters of both islands.  Politico.  Uil  SHIPPIIfi.  '��������� <���������)  It  I c  4<  (.  <<  It'  (<  <<  ������(  c������  (���������  (1  <(  t(  (<  <<  <(  c(  II  IC  <������  (<  tt  I  (������  May 24���������Tug   Vancouver,    210   coal  25���������Thistle,' 589   tons "  20���������Tepic,   43S tons  ������'���������Willipa, 03 tons'  "���������Tug Magnet, 31 tons  27���������Minneola, 1750. tons  "._H. M. S. Ejcria, 55 tons  28���������Quadra, 115 tons  ''"���������Maude, 137 tons       ���������''  "���������Tepic, 404 tons  29���������Queen City, 15 tons '  30���������Ba ge Ejax, 379 tops  "���������Bonanza, 150 tons  J.   B.   Brown   loading,   Efenry   Villard,  Courteoay Ford, and James  Nesmith, waiting to load.    J. D. Peters is due,  V     - ������ .��������� ��������� r ,  INDUCTION SERVICE.   7  TheRev. ,W- 0. Dodds'will , be formally  ���������inducted into his charge as pastor-of the  Presbyterian Society of this place on Thursday evening of this week, at < 7 o'clock.  Revs. W: L. Clay, of Victoria, Cumming of,  Nanaimo, Perry, of Wellington, and Tait  of Comox will .issaist at the ceremonies.  '     -  , t i>   , 1. 11   '  A''free social wilUollow, at which refresh  monts will be served. ,A cordial invitition  is extended to all to attend the service and  social. ��������� "  DANIEL.  \Zhc Cantata e n t i tl e D  "Banter will be presented  at tbe ipresbEterian (Tburcb  by tbe Cburcb Cboir, on  June 7tb 18^8.  HbeGboir will be assisted  by tbe best local talent. /  Admission 50 cents. Doors  open at 7:30. Commences at  8 o'clock. , '  USTOTXOiE];  Cumberland and Unioi| Waterworks  Company Ift&  The Water-works Co., have no objection  to their patrons using water' on , their gardens but some we see are abusing this priv-^  iiege, 'and throwiug it over their -buildings,  and it may be necessary to withdraw, this  privilege if the abuse continues.  L. W, Ntwns, Secretary.  May 26th, 1898:  H  \  We  without  the fipest  OODS  ^rer .-shown.  Mia  We hav just added a Dressmaking Department which will ^'J^g  of Mrs. tarr, late of Vancouver, who will.be F^ared^ 1 ^es^o mak  you anything you may need in the way of a   Diess,   Jacket,   or  t^ap ,  REASONABLE PRICES.       -:'  wm.  PROVINCIAL SECRETARY'S  OFFICE.  IS HONOR,  the Lieutenant-Governor  'has been pleased to make the follow-  '   ing appointments:��������� ��������� '        <,  Wimjcam Howard Bullock-Wbhst^b, ot;  Glenor,' Esquire, S CM., Captain W|U.iam  John Rant, of Lake Bennett,  S.  M.,  and  (.Philip Carterbt'Hill Primrose, of Boundary, Stiliiiie River, ,Esquire; S. M.,; to be >  Coroners   within and for the   County of:  Nanaimo.   -   7 '        '' ' --    .'-  '4 >*&  1      ti  I  ���������  ii  ���������������������������{*>  sm  8*1  w  I  i'������A  'X  m  m:


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