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 Fins tiirwjw.,  BllIl'illT.  Give us a  Trial,   we  '1 (v l i  do Good Work ai  REASONABLE  PRICES,  SIXTH YEAR.,  CUMBERLAND, B   C    TUESDAY NOV, I5th���������  1808  Try a Bottle  Wa    Have  The  Finest  ^Toilet Soaps  i  ������     ,    and  Perfumes.  Combs and  >  Brushes,  Sponges and J  Chamois,  WS-mk ' the Li-*e"  ^������r  - Mm - " -  <^-fc%v������* It' PiPIk������ii -..f,  5S|iip!!l������j3S^^^  ^k^.,-^^^^^^^-^!^ Druggists  Sundries.  P'JliS-,3S3(?^^5������*^  ONXY PURE DBTJGS "FOB DISPENSING.  EEA'CEY   &    CO.  P.O. B0X233  -Victoria, B. C,  : Explosion of las.  IBT No.  i   SHAFT;1 3STEW VANCOU-  'V_H MINES.  MANAGER McGBEGOH. AND  SEVERAL OTHERS. BADLY  BURNED.  Cumberland representative. Rev. Wm. Hicks.  ��������� ������i-i*-y-i f?w?r----w������.t  f Agents for-the.famous Mason ���������& Risch pianos,.  '    Tuning, repairing, polishing  Mail   orders  will   receive    prompt    attention.  All kinds of music   and   musical  instruments.  ft  ggigsgi���������������������������=������������������������������������ t���������  FOR A  ^Dealer in  Stoves and Tinware  I Plumbing and cjeneral  Sheetiron work  PROMPTLY    DONE  /tarAgent for tlie  \ 'Celebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and  '���������' ���������������������������Ay^������������������-Ranges--^-- ' .  neat   fitting suit  ol clothes.  j*  Manufacturer of tiie  [ '.NeWc Air-tight heaters  _r_^eit.tui*~K*Mm kfun������iN������MM t*/������#  ���������-IN THE MATTER'OF THE TRAMWAY  INCORPORATION  ACT AND  AMENDING ACT.  .'NOTICE ia hereby given that we, tho  unrleraigned, desire to form a Company under the name of "The Hnrdy Bay Tramway Company, .Limited," for the- tmrpoifs o:  building, equipping, m-iintainiug ft.������ri opei-a  ting a single or douhlo track '.���������.ce.mway,  beginning at a point on Hardy Bay, iu Bu������  pert District, Vancouver'a Marid, in the  Province of British Columbia, thence iu a  southwesterly direction by the mosc practical and feasible route to the moat; convenient  point on Coal Harbor, Quataino Sound, in  the said Rupert District, and with power to  build, equip, construct, operate and maintain branch lines in connection there.vi:;h;  and also for the purpose of btiildiog, constructing, equipping, maintaining and operating a telephone or telegraph line or lines in  connection with tlie said Tramway and  branch lines.  Rated at the City of   Victoria,   this 37th  day: of October, -2898.  ���������War. JENSEN,  HilO.-__d -L. G-OODACRE.  Go to Casey's, the tailor.  ^       Next door west of the Drug  store.  ������    S3~ PRICES REASONABLE  ff ypii Want  your watch repaired properly   bring it   to   STOD-  DART, VV-a c chma ker,  Jeweler and Optician.  Opposite Waverly Hotel,    '���������'.  Dunsmuir Avenue.  GORDON    MURDGCK'S:. .,  -^__Sasa___-:LJ'V'E'RY.'  Single and Double Rigs to let  ���������-at���������-  fteasonaMicPrices.  Near   Blacksmith Shop, 3rd St.  CUiliJSKLAND,    B.  O.  A   Ii. McCai.iI.um, licensed auctioneer  will attend to all sales in   the district 0:1  .reasonable terms  The best corner business lot in town  for s.ile for a third less than its value  -Enquire at Nkws Office.  Nanaimo, Nov. 14.���������C 011 s 1 d e r a b 1 e  alarm was felt Saturday morning, when  ii became known that an explosion had  taken place in'' No. 1 shaft, and that  manager McGregor and seven others  were severely burned. Just as the afternoon shiTt was quitting-,-work it was "dis-  covered that a feeder or out-burst of gas  at an incline had been ignited. An effort was made to extinguish the flames  when first discovered, but without avail.  Wm. McGregor, manage.r was at once  notified ofthe fire, with Jas. Price, Geo.  Lee, Peter, High, Donald Ferguson,  Fred Hurst, Ed/Edmonds, and H. Shep-  pard went down as qtiicklyas* possible to  to the scene and at' once proceeded 'to  work in the fire. While engaged in this  work, the gas again burst into "flames,  striking all the men above named, bur ed  them badly <a"bout the face and hands.  Geo. Lee, in -addition to being burned  was thrown against the coal and had his  leg broken above the .knee. His afs'oci-  ates endeavored to lake him out of. danger and carried him a- long distance,  even while they ��������� were suffering untold  agony.from their burns; but the after  damp overtaking tnerri, and being completely exhausted they had to leave him.  Mr. McGregor on reaching the surface  notified the fire bosses, who went to the"  bottom of the shaft and rescued Lee.  A.11 the injured men were taken to their  homes. Latest reports are to the effect  that all will recover.  Morgan Harris, a fire boss, while on a  tour of inspection this morning, was  struck b"y a blast and huiled against the  wall., He is injured about-the face and  was in a weak condition this afternoon.  The Inspector ot Mines has ordered  the mine closed for a day or two. The  fire is still burning, but is now -under  control.  T^e Kins' S^irt  i  The Best Up-to-date Shirt Made,  YOU ASK, WHY ?  i'sfc���������Because the front won't break or  push up. 2d-7-The braces passing  under the front don't drag or break it.  *jd--Perspiration can not touch the  front. 4th���������The collar button at the  back of the collar band'being covered,  prevents the irritation and chafing oi  the neck which the old style of shirt  'does. 5th���������The attachment at the  back to keep'the t:e in  place.   6th���������  - Solid comfort in wearing it.' 7th���������  Saves Laundry. 8th���������Perfect fining.  9lb���������Unexcelled for full dress, 10���������  Once worn always worn. 11���������The fat  man's necessity. 12. The thin man's  luxury.    ,  For Sale By:  McPHEE Sf: MOORE.  '���������N OTIC _  Notice is boreby givon that I, the und> r-  signed, John Wilson, intend to petition t'<u>  Licensing Court of 'tha. District of Nelson a,%  its next sitting to be holden on the 155b.  day of December 189S, for a license for tho  sale of liquors by retail at the promises known as the Wilson House, situated  oa part 1 2 acre S. W. fractional 1-2 of N".  W. 1-4. of section 32 township I Nelson District, being in that jwri; known aa Union  Jluy.  Come to Stevenson & Co's opening  on November 15fch  0    i_g_H__gp������tMMC���������_HM__itornmmmmmm____���������____m_i  AN ELECTION CASE.  VictotiarNov. 11,���������In the trial  of Esquirnalt election case to-day,  a count of the ballots gives Hig-  gins a majority of one over Bullen,  Higgins being given; three ballots  by the court.  CONDENSED TELEG-B.AMS '.y  Expected the mine at Wellington will he  3-umiiiig in. two we?ks,���������4o houses in Daw-  kou, including post-office have been burned. t  Cause���������oue woman at Pine Tree saloon  fchrowiug a lamp at another.���������J. S.Yates  defeated by Ebsrts at last election expected  to get the appointment of Police magistrate  at; Victoria.���������Harmony and progress reported in International convention at Washing-  ton.���������Mail & Empire give currency to a rumor the French had strongly fortified Mi-  quelor Island so aa to menace Britiah control of Eastern Atlantic and- Halifax.  SAD DEATH  Died on ^Su'idVy evening, Nov. 13th at  Victoria, B. C. Miss Laura Lincoln, sister  of Mrs. (Cap*;. ) J. Freeman. Funeral private. I-itOTrtient at English Church cemetery, Sand wick.  Comex Jottings.    w  Mr. J. B Holmes,   P. M. of Comox   was  up on Saturday. ���������  Mrs. W_. Aaderson went down to   Victoria on Friday last.  Mrs. Thos. Cairns, who has been several #  months away in her old home in Scotland,  is expected home on to-morrow's steamer.  , _lw������_ttteftot8 for Supplying Her Majesty's navy-were awarded to.J- McPhee,1. for  meat: J. J. B. Miller, vegetables; H. C. Lu-  oaK, bread. t j  FABMEP.S' 'INSTITUTE.  The following is the programme of the  InBtituio'meitirgtp be held in Courtenay  Agricultural 11*11, Thursday Nov. 24, at,  7:30 p.m. : Lecture on "Wintering Stock"  oy W.X MeOilUvray E^r-, Mr. W. It.  Robb to lead ia discission. Lecture on "The  Preparation of the Soil for Crop by Fall  Plowing," by Fibher Durand. Mr. John  Mundell to lead in discussion. Lecture ou  "Evaporating Fruits and Vegetables," by  Thos. Cairns E.qr. Mr. J. J. B. Miller to  lead in discussion. .Members and others  cordially invited to attend. Admission  tree.  LOCAL BRIEFS.  New Club B^ws at Sieveuson & Co's  There are a lot of trees over the road   between here and Union Whart.  t  0penfor9_asiness--STEv-F_!S0N & CO.  A grand concert will be given in aid of  Trinity Church a'o Cumberland Hall, Tuesday evening, Nov. 29th.  FOR 'SALE.���������A thoroughbred Hol-  stein bulj; Enquire- of ' BYRON Craw-  foud, Comox.  See our new Flowing End Ties  at Sfcevensoa ���������& Co s  .    Boots And   t������'?oe3   thaft   wear well,   at  STEVENSON & CO'S.   ' .  banquet.    I asked one of the sober fellows' '  if he heard anything  of Atlin   while  up  north.   ."Oh,���������yes," he  replied; "Juneau  ' is all excitement over- the news from there  and I' m going up there a little later on.1'  ' At'noon The Ford, staunch schooner  came in from Hornby Island and tied up  at Howe's wharf. " When will Nelson's  steamer be in from Denman Island ? 1  asked. "Well, you see "explained my  informant. "Nelson hasn't got acquaint-'  ed with the machinery. . He's got to get '  the hang of that before he puts her" into  regular commission."  ,    The Aorangi, which lay. at the  wharf  is a fine looking vessel-^one'of the  Australian liners���������here for coal.    There  was"  th^ sign up,  " No  admittance , except on  business; " but a newspaper man is never  ^turned aside by trifles; so presenting'my -  card-indicating I represented The1 Cumberland News��������� semi weekly���������I was Idnd-  ly invited inside, where I met Lieut. C.  Hepworth, R. N. R., commanding, and  was introduc ed to S. Phillips, chief officer  '-md D. C. Rennie, chief engineer���������all  courteous gentlemen, ready to give infor-  mion. The steamship took on 1000 tons  of coal for fuel and will require 500 more  at Honolulu to complete her voyoge -of  28 days to Australia.  When the City of Nanaimo arrived to  day, It w._������ quickly observed that W���������" _..  Gardner had been promoted from 1st  mate to be-captain and W. E. Baker had  been given the place of first mate���������both  pleasant gentlemen. On the front lower  deck was seen George Grieve's traction  engine and thresher, for which he has  been waiting some weeks.  NOTICE  All persons whoso premises are connected  '���������with the water 'mains are hereby notified  that thrty must- box in with saw dust their  pious wh--re exposed 50 die weather, daring  tho whiter, as -ho Water Works' Co Will  not be responsible for their bursting.  Nov. 12 1S93. L.   Nunns  fcieo'y C. & U. Water Works' Co.  * ���������_���������������������*~ "r<  the  f-u  12, ISDS.  John Wilson'  WANTED���������A tenant for   the   corner  shop, next City Hall.   .Eoquir   at News  Ofti'ce.  WHARF    BUDGET.  Nov..9^1 ���������It is ral-her liwely * to-day ���������  The air is bracing, indeed, its effect was  plainly visible on a young gentleman,  who, near the noon hour, disposed of nut  cakes with a dispatch truly marvelous.  Being outside pi. the building where the  mastication was performed, I was called  in as a witness, ,aad as a Dutchman said  joined in the general "constonishme'nt.!'  Lively! Well I should say it was!  The "Excelsion" was in from the far  north, coaling here'on her way to Seattle  She had on board 176 forlorn looking  dead-broke fellows from Copper1 River.  One summed up the situation in true  Western style, declaring $3,000,000 had  been taken in there and not $3,00 taken  out. Many of them exhibited the evidence of ardent spirits. One swung his  fists viciously around bringing one in contact with a tender spot'on some one standing near. The latter stuck the one nearest him, and soon a dozen, more or less  were knocking, squirming, wrigling and  tumblinv'.    r.lood flowed  like claret at-a  Dissolution of Partnership.  We, the .undersigned, members  of the firm carrying on business as  'druggists in the City of Cumberland, ,B. C. under the style of. A. K.  Peacey & Co. do hereby certify that  the paid partners-hip waa on the  11th day of November 1898, dissolved by mutual .consent. All indebtedness to the late firm will be  paid to A. H. Peacey, -who will pay  all accounts against it. . He will  carry on the business oi druggist in  the old stand.  A. H. PEACEY.  UOBT. LAWRENCE  ���������f r .rTV rt'fi V "'V ���������' -_SM.*.rt*?W������"'**iT���������T-  1 am prepared to  furnish Stylish Rigs  and,do Teaming  At reasonable pates.  D. Kilpatriek,  Union, B.C,  t, '   i  1  -I  *r  j I  7 I  t  ;  M  v    V,  ''' AA'-  ,/'���������*!'���������'���������  ' '.l'.  -.'jf  "r'v.-'^  ���������of  ,       ^ 1, *'JJ&s  '.   'A'AAA  .    i|'- ���������<; ������;l"  ', . v'-js;.',.' d������;  '  -r- .". .'.*   '","  ' a *: 'tyA  ."'--1'  ������   -,' ��������������������������� .. i  :   'y-"i  -1.'''.    Vl  ' ill  '��������� *-���������-/ !<  \^a:aA  .  1 *   . r'-i  II  '.J ill  Vi';,f:l  ���������"'>! I  .'���������'.���������->l  ..**y it'  ^dskSOTassi^ ^_j   ^������1,rl^���������-^-rtiri'������>wv/^>Mi?^*,VW ^ite_atf ,>������TW-W-iVWwi_ ������  ..;.-, ������������������ ^*������^.--^r������^������T-~*~^���������^.���������T.t^ir.^ _j_^  _ or *__,_���������������  \  - ������,  1 '���������,  I >>,-'!  It,*  w  fn\  v&U  n  u 'u u v_y  TME BETEGTOWE'S IBAl_J(BD_TE___  ���������  2  BY   THE   AUTHOR   OP  THE BEST EXERCISE.  it  % WOMAN'S (BRUM!  S3  "TH[  $&  ���������Tift,. ET(_0  Old Hagar ' now placed in Maneline's  hands the package, which was found to  contain her mother's most valuable  jewels, and the tear-stained journal,  which tho girl seated herself to poruso,  with sorrowful a wo.  The lust pit-go noing turned, and the  sad life of her mother fully revealed,  Madeline bowed her head find wept bit-  torly, heedless *of tho attornpti of old  Hagar to comfort her, until the name-of  hor stop-father upon tho old woman's lips  brought hor suddenly to, her foot, tho  T tears still on her cheeks, but her eyes  flashing, and on her countenance a look  that might have neon a revolation to  John Arthur had that gentleman been  there to see. Taking tho old woman's  hand and holding it tightly in hor own  the girl said:  "Thanks, auntie, for recalling me. I  have no time for tears now. Listen and  don't interrupt me. My poor mother  died with a heart hllad with fears for my  future, left to that man's keeping. At  the time of her death, he belioved himself  her unconditional heir. She fcarod for her  life with him, and her sickness was  aggravated in every possible manner by  him, and I fully bnlieve that, in intent,  if not in deed, John Arthur is my  ' mother's murderer."  The   old   woman's   fac9   expressed   as  plainly as words could do, than she shared  in this belief.    Tho girl went on,    in tho  same rapid, firm tone:  ���������    "Ho   killed? the mother  for   gold, and  now   he   would sell   her child.    Ho .will  fail; and this is but the   beginning.      As  he drove my mother into her grave, I will  hunt him into his!   He   shall   suffer  all  that   she   suffered, and   more!    I  know  where  you   obtained your   independence  now,    Aunt   Hagar;   and ho hatos    you  doubly because my mother's lovo provided   for  you a home, and for  her   child a  haven   in   time of  need.    It   was   well.  Keep   the old cottage open for me,   Aunt  Hagar. ��������� Keep   an   eye  on John   Arthur,  for my sake.      Never   fear for mo, whatever happens. , Expect   to   hoar  froiii me  at any   time, to see rr.e   at any moment.  Don't answer any   questions   about   me.  A thousand thanks for all your love  and  kindness, auntie; good-by."  Before tho old woman could recover  from her astonishment, or uttor a word,  Madeline had kissed her, swiftly taken'  up tho precious pa-ckago, and was gone!  Hagar hastened to the door, but tho girl  was speeding swiftly ddwn tho path, and  was quickly lost to view.  "Oh! Oh! Oh!" moaned Hagar, seating herself in the doorway; "her father's  passion and her mother's prido! Sorrow  and trouble beforo her, and she all alone,  dark, dark, dark tho world against her!  Sorrow and .-trouble���������it's'in tho blood!  And she'll never give it up! She'll fight  her wrongs ' to tho bitter end. Oh, my  precious girl!" , and she burled her head  in her apron and wept.  The sun's last ray had   faded   from the  highest   hill-top.    The   little   birds  had  folded   their   wings,   and   hushed   their  warblings.    Dark   clouds' came sweeping  up   from   tha west, and one, heavy   and  black, passed above   tho  roof of   Oakley,  bent- down,   and   rested   there.    Hagar,  still sorrowing  in   the doorway, saw and  interpreted.    Dark   days   to come to-the  master   of   that     overshadowed    house.  Dreary days and bitter  nights:���������������;ih, how  many, before that.cloud   should .be lifted  from   above it,   or  light hearts beat   Ifj-  neath ks roof ?  "I   beg   pardon, madame, you   appear  in trouble; perhaps I intrude?'  It was Lucian Davlin's soft, lazy voice,  and that disagreeablo   half smile   lurked  about the corners of his eyes and mouth!  "I've had moro welcome visitors,"  saio the old woman, with more ^ truth  shan politeness, and rubbing her eyes  with tho corner of her apron, "what do  you want?"  "Only a small matter of   information,  which I believo you can givo me.";  "Well," said Hagar, testily.  "I want to make a few inquiries about  Mr. Arthur of Oak ley. "  "About Miss Madeline, I suppose you  mean.    I won't toll you a word���������"  "My dear, good woman, I don't ask  nor wish any information regarding that  young -lady���������my inquiries solely concern  the father.    He is said (o be wealthy !"  "What is John Arthur or his money  to you?" she quostionod, eyeing him  with much disfavor.  "Nothing whatever, " he indifferently  replied. "I merely inquire on behalf of a  friend."  " I'll throw him off the scout if he  does mean Madeline," thought the old  woman.  "Well, Mr. whatever your name is, if  it will satisfy your friend to know that  Mr. John Arthur is master of Oakley  and everybody knows thero is no finer  property in the state, and that he has a  yearly income of ten thousand or more,  why, tell him or her so. And you may as  well say, at the same time, that he is too  stingy and mean to keep the one in repair or spend decently the other. And  when he dies"���������here she suddenly checked herself���������"well when he dies his heirs,  whoever 1hey may be, will inherit all  the more because of his meanness."  " And who, pray, may be his heirs?"  "How should I know who the stingy  old reprobate will choose to inherit aft������r  hirnf I think he has a sistor somewhere-,  but I don't know. "  "H'm thank you���������for ray friend. Goodnight."  Smiling     that   same   Mephistophelian  smile,   Lucian   Davlin  sauntered   away,  apparently   satisflod   with   himself and  what was passing in his mind.  "He'll do,'-' ho muttorcd ; "and uhe'll  do him. It will bo a good thing for her,  just now, and very convenient for mo in  to tho bargain. Cora's a marvellously  fine womiiu, but. littlo Madelino is fresn  as a roso, and a few months of the city  will make her sharp enough. Only let mo  keep thorn apart; that's all" Satisfaction beamed in his oyo and smiled on his  lip. "Pretty Madeline will be tho envy  of half tho boulevard."  Now -ho has nearod tho trysting tree.  "I think I'll just smoko here, and wait  for my pretty bird ; this is the place and  almost the time."  Ha smoked and he waited; tho time  came, and passed; his cigar expired; The  shadows deepened���������������������������but still ho waited.  And he waited in vain, no ngrn- i=.-:.-.  advanced through the gathering night;  no sweet voice greeted him.  The time was far past now, and,- muttering an oath, the disappointed /over  strode away, and was lost iu the night.  Madeline was standing in her own  room, the threshold of, which John  Arthur had never .crossed since- the day  when a silent form was borne from it,  and laid in that peaceful home, the  churchyard. She had just received tho  summons, for which, only, she,lingered  ���������the command" of Mr. Arthur to attend  at tho altar of hospitality, and pour, for  Mr. Amos Adams, the toa.'  She was attired in a neat dark garment  which was vastiy becoming. Shor had  made her toilet with more than tisnal  care, as if, perhaps, to do honor to' her  ancient suitor���������at least so thought Mr.  Arthur when she presented herself before him.  She had put her chiofest treasures in a  little, a very little, travelling bag. And  now she throw across her arm a largo  cloak, took hor hat, veil, and bag, and  desconded softly to the hall below. Jt was  faintly lighted from the lower end, and  Madeline deposited her belongings in a  darkened , niche near a door, peopod out  into the night that had come on cloudy  and starless, and entered the room where  waited the two conspirators, and supper.  " John Arthur was moro bland and smiling th.m Madelino had ever before known  him, while as for old Amos, he nearly  lost himself in a maze of grins and  chuckles, but displayed a very unlover-  like appetite, nevertheless, and dividod  his attention pretty evenly between the  beautiful face of Madeline and the viands  on the table.  Madeline betrayed no sign of surprise  at her step-papa's unwonted co diality.  and no annoyance at the ogling and  chuckling of her antiquated suitor. In  truth, she favored him with more than  one expressive smile, the meaning of  which he little guessed, as she contrasted  him once more with handsome Lucian  Davlin, and smiled again at the picture  of his coming defeat.   <���������   .  The-meal was partaken of in comparative silence, all apparently well satisfied  with their own thoughts���������ah, 'how  different! It-was not until old Jane, the  servant, had been dismissed that Mr.  Arthur drew his chair a trifle nearer that  of his friend, and, leaning his arms upon  the table, looked across at Madelino, and  said :   .- ��������� v.;-;  "My dear, I believe you aro awaro of  the honor this gentleman desires tp confer upon you? I think I have hinted at  the truth upon one or two occasions?"  Madeline veiled her tod expressive eyes  behind their long lashes, bub made no  roply. ,v'  ' "It is my desire," he continued, surveying with satisfaction the appearance  of humility with which his words were  received, "and tho desire of Mr. Adams  as well, that wo should come to a satisfactory understanding to-night. We will,  therefore, settle the preliminaries at  once:���������this is your desire, I think, Mr.  Adams?"  "Ow, certainly! Oh, yes, yes," ejaculated old Amos, in a ti"an?port of grins.  "And this will. .1 trust, "���������ho was growing moro statoly and polite every moment���������"this, of course, is satisfactory to  you, Miss Madeline?"  "Perfectly." She looked him full in  the face now, and somehow her gUVi'ioa  slightly impaired his feeling of dignity  and security.  "Very good; and now having formally  accepted the proffered hand of Mr.  Adams���������"  "Pardon me, sir, yon are too fast. Mr.  Adanis has not offered himself."  "Nonsense," Mr. Arthur suddenly forgot his politeness���������"haven't I just stated  iji- offer?"  Madeline, leaned back in her chair, and  looked from ona to the other with a  tranquil 5-mile.  "Perhaps; but unfortunately thero is a  law in existence which prohibits a man  from marrying his grandmother, and  likewise cfbjects, I believe, to a young  woman's espousing, her step-papa, how-  ver much adored. And as you can't  marry me, my dear parent and guardian,  I object to listening to a proposal from  your lips."  John Arthur gazed in angry consterna-  ti'in upon ihe girl's still smiling face, but  Why- Cycling   Has   Won  the   Undisputed  Premier  Position. "  ,In behalf of cycling an athlete of much  experience has tbe following to say:  "Rowing tells on the breathing organs,  the work on dumbbells and other exercises where the muscles are moved without progression of the body, tell most on  the muscles themselves,'and long pedestrian feats without climbing,, tell on the  nervous system. In cycling, as in.running? it is the heart and circulation that  first give demonstrative ovidonce of important change of action. '  "Modern gymnastics have been largely  shaped with reference to military purposes, and, while gymnastic exercises, if  well selected and proportioned, do pro-  moto muscular development and physical  grace and vigor, they , aro easily carried  to an oxtreme, and instances aro not rare  where they havo broken down tho constitution instead of building it up.  "Feats of gymnastic skill train the  nerve centers mdro than tho muscles, and  once the trick is acquired their value as  exercise is slight. Feats of strength often,  put an injurious strain upon tho organism with no corresponding benefit.  "The arm appears to be the object of  all the exercises of modern gymnastics;  breasting and other movements which  throw the suspension of support of the  body upon the arms and shoulders give  them unsuitable work and result in disproportionate development of tho musclos  of tho shoulder 'girdle, often associated  with a rounding back, and little oi' no  increased $ower in , ventilation, since all  such feats are performed with a chest  fixed and constricted by muscular effort.  "It is the avoidance of all this and the  constant change of scene, air, sunshine'  and motion that has given cycling the  undisputed premier position as a pastime  and an exercise that it now occupies."  BUYING A HOME WITHOUT CASH.  the  One Can Own   His  House  by.  Faying  ,    Equivalent of Its liental Value.  "It is   possible   nowadays,   quite easy,  indeed, for the  industrious   wage-earner,  or nerson   with   small   means or income,  to own his home." writes  Barton   Chey-  ney on "Buying a House without  Cash"  in the Ladies' Home   Journal.,  "And he  can do this either with a very small sum  of money in hand or by some plans without ready cash., Bv these plans a homo is  purchased outright,   and   cleared of debt  in a comparatively short   term   of, years,  the .purchaser paying a   sum   equivalent  to a fair rent for the property.   There are  a number of methods by which such purchases may be made," that offered by the  Building and Loan Associations,   endowment   insurance,     through     installment  mortgages, otc.   "Of tho many sources of  borrowing   money   to   pay   for a home,",  Mr. Choyney concludes, "it may be   said  that   the   building and loan associations  are, in many respects, to bo   preferred by  the borrower.    Perhaps not to the privatp  individual���������much, however,   depends   on  tho individuah   As a rule, one can, I believe, borrow money much   moro   advantageously on a mortgage from an individual than ,from almost any   other   source.  This is especially tho case where the, applicant,for a loan is known to bo/of   correct habits and industrious."  HE WAS CALLED MIKE.  AND HAROLD SPADINA'S MOTHER DID'  NOT  LIKE  THE  NICKNAME.  He Didn't Get   the Wheel.  Many are the stories told   by   speakers  at public dinners at the   expense   of each  other, after   tho   fashion   of Judge How-  land's   story   of   how   R.,   H.   Stoddard  opened a tomato can so  explosively   that  his wife thought he was opening, it with  prayer! iA similarly veracious story is told  ol John "Wanamaker.    Ho   is   reported to  have   observed,   as   he   entered his store  ono   morning,   three   boys,  admiring   a  bicycle iu the window. With native goodness of heart he turned to them and asked  them ir they   would   like   a   wheel.    On  their answering "yes," he   said: "I   will  give a wheel to the boy who will give the  best answer to this question: 'Whom    do  you   love best?' "    Instantly   one  of the  boys cried out, "John Wanamaker." "Oh,  no!',' he replied, "you never saw me    before; you cannot love me best." He then  turned to the second: "Whom do you love  best?" ' The   insinuating   answer   cams,  "My father and   mother."   "Excellent,"  said Mr. Wanamaker; "it is an admirable  answer; I think you will get the wheel."  Then to the third: "Whom do   you,  love  best?"    "Jesus   Christ,"   said    the   boy.  "Ah! that is tho best answer   of all; the  bicycle is   yours.    I   am   glad to see you  beginning    the   Christian "life so youiic.  What is   your   name   and   where do you  live?"   "Moses Isaacs. Chatham   street,"  replied the boy;  but he lost the  wheel.���������  The Independent.  Uses for tlie Horse.  So, affcor all, the wheel isn't going to  render the horse useless. The horse has a  vital advantage over the bicycle. We can't  eat tho latter.  A Western man is canning nice, juicy  Indian ponies, each one making six cases  of 48,one-pound cans. .These cute ponies  cost all the way from ������1.50 to $2 each.  How nice.  This pony meat may become-  one of tho   stable articles of food, but   it  gives one the;nightmare to think   of   it.  It's enough to make a vegetarian of  ono.  A party near Portland, Ore., is'putting  up quite an extensive plant   for  tho pur-  poso of   grinding these   nice   horses into  some fine substance to be   used   as a fertilizer. '  <    So, we see, that both as a   food   and a  fertilizer the   horse   has   the long end of  tho   string.    You   couldn't eat a bicycle  any more than   you   could a professional  boarding-housd   steak.    It   is   equally as  great a failure as   a fertilizer.    In    thoso  two respects, at least, it is no competitor  of tho horse; it is completely   outclassed.  Hence,'   tho   kind-heartod   persons     who  were afraid   the., over-loaded,   underfed,  bruised and beaten horse   would   becomo  useless may dry their tears.    Ho   will ro-  main, but not because he is good for food  or as a fertilizer. He will beloved because  ho is a kind and noble and beautiful animal, for -whom   tho    bicycle will prepare  smooth,   level   highways,   where ho will  happily oxemplify the irood and   g/acibus  purpose for which ho was intended.  Nicety of .Etiquette.'.'.-.  A true gentleman usually feels that it  is essential to be courteous to the least as  to the greatest, but ^etiquette does not  always recognize this. The famous Talleyrand is reported to have used a graduation of politeness in asking his guests to  take beef at a dinner party that,he gave.  The grade ran thus:  o To Prince of the blood���������May I have  the honor of sending, your Royal Highness a little beef?    .  To a Duke���������Monseigneur, permit me  to send yoti a little beef.       .  To -a Marquis--Marquis,��������� ��������� may I send  you a' little beef? ���������  To a Viscount���������Viscount, pray have a  little beef. ��������� ,  <;���������'. Tc a Baron���������Baron, do you take   beef?  To an tmtitled gentleman���������Monsieur,  some beef. .  '"  To his private secretary���������Beef.  But,there was yet an inferior personage  present, and to him Talleyrand uttered  no word. He simply looked at him, and  made an interrogative gesturo with the  carving-knife. But, if the meat were  good, some of us, would not trouble much  how we were invited to it.���������London Tit-  Bits. .-.'-,.-  Aztec Stones for Grinding Corn.  J. A. Pewctte recently discovered and  secured two most perfect prehistoric  metal stones. They were taken from tho  floor of a room in the eighth story of the  prehistoric Montezuma (Arizona) castle.  Four feet of bat guano v*as taken from  the floor and the stones found under it.  The larger stone weighs over 100 pounds,  and Mr. Pewette'had some difficulty in  descending the four ladders placed at intervals from the base to the top of the  castle, a, distance of 100 feet. The metal  is about two feet long by by eighteen inches wide, is of blue granite, and must  have been used for years, as the stone^is  worn down so that the outer edges are  several inches higher, than the bottom of  the groove iri which the smaller stone  slid up and ��������� down, crushing the grain.  The smaller stone or grinder was found  near the larger.      c  Wherefore a Family Crisis Arose, In Which  Alike Suffered Considerably���������Strange to-  Say, Paterfamilias Was Not So Displeased  When He Heard the Tale of Woe.  "Where's  the  boy?"   inquired   Mr.  Spadina  cheerily,   and it occurred  to  him  that  it  was about time' for his-  7-year-old son to bid him good-night.  "The boy," replied Mrs. Spadina severely, "is in bed."  "Not sick?"  ��������� "No. He's not sick," said Mrs. Spa-'  dina in a tone l_at implied something  even worse. "I've been waiting for an  opportunity to tell you all about it, but  have , not had a chance until now. It-  just means this,-that we must move  away from this .neighborhood. It's no  place to bring up a boy, and I just  won't stand it. ��������� We must get a house  in some part of the city where Harold  will have nice children to play with."  "But what's the matter?" asked  the  husband with concern.  "What has hap- ���������  pened?" '        "   ',  ���������   "Well, I'm telling you  just as fast  as  I  can.    This  afternoon Harold had  just got home  from school when  the  doorbell  rang.    I was in  the hall  and  answered ' the door myself, for I saw a ���������  boy there.  On opening the door the boy  said to me, 'Please, can Mike come out  to play ball?' I told him that we had no '  Mike here and said he had called at the .  wrong house..  ,'No, 'he  said, 'I mean  Mike, you  know���������-"your boy,   Mike.    I  guess you call him Harold,' he said.   ���������  "Now what do you  think  of that?  Well, you may be sure  I  told that boy  what I thought of him, and he began to ,  whimper and said that Harold had licked him���������that's just what he said���������Harold had licked him.  yesterday  for not  calling him Mike, and CA-crybody called  him Mike  at  school.    And  it's, worse ,  than that, for they call him Mike Spad  ���������not Harold Spadina, but Mike Spad.''  "Well, upon my  word!"   exclaimed  Mr.  Spadina.  "I marched out into the dining room  where Harold. was eating some bread "  and butter," continued Mrs. Spadina,  "aud I wont for him, and do you know  that child sat up in his chair and said(  that he'd rather be called . Mike than  Harold, and that since his chums have  started to call him Mike Spad the other  gang's afraid of him. Well, I just Mike'  Spaded him with a strap  and sent him  Keiii>intr as We Sow.,  Wo aFe not done with life as we live  It. We shall meet our acts and words and  influences again. A man will reap the  samo as he sows, and he hiinscif shall bo  tho reaper. We go on sowing carelessly,  never dreaming that we shall see our  seeds again. Then some day wo como to  an ugly plant growing somewhere, ai������d  whon wo ask, "What is this?" comes tho  answer, "I am one of your plants. You  dropped the seed which grew into mo."  Wo shall have to eat the seed that grows  from our sowing.���������Rev. J.< R. Miller,  D.D.  The City of the Little 5Ioi:k. '-,-  The city of Munich is called Muenchen  in German. Before it was Muenchen it  was "Moenchen," the diminutive for  "moench," the German word for  "monk," so that the name of the city  signifies "little monk." ;The name was  received 700 years ago. In the middle of  the twelfth century a number of monks  ���������flying from Hungary established a cloister  and a colony on the site of the old town,  and travelers used to speak of the place  as "Bei den Moenchen," later simply  Moenchen, now Muenchen. Whether the  Hungarian recluse was 'smaller than his  .Bavarian conferreos or whether it was  simply an expression of affection has not  been ascertained.  off to bed at 5 o'clock, and he's thero  yet. Mike Spad!"'she added with intense feeling on each repulsive word.  '' The littlo  scamp!'' exclaimed ^Mr.'  Spadina. '  " Wc have been talking of getting a  better house in some other- part of tho  city for a long time,'' said Mrs. Spadina, "and I'm sick and tired of this  place. Wc can't send him over to that  school any longer���������with its rowdy  names arid its gangs! and its fighting.  Harold has clearly been fighting, for the  boy said as much. "  The father was looking silently at  the ceiling and puffing at his evening  cigar. He generally thought matters  over before giving, his decision, ,.and  ,Mrs. Spadina cautiously went up stairs,  where she found the formidable Mike  Spadsoxihd aaleep and with the clothing* kicked off him. c  And Mr." Spadina blew a whiff from  his cigar and said, "Atschool they used  to call nie Bump." And presently ho  smiled, and knocking- the ash off his  cigar he chuckled: "There's; good stuff  in Mike. I wonder how big that boy  was' that he walloped?"    ,      r  And the important point is that of  the son, the mother and the father one  was, as true to human nature as either  of the others.,���������Toronto Saturday Night.  To be Continued.  xae Artistic Temperament.  When i handsome man enlists, the  ���������women oil say, "Tco bad," but th.ey  watch a >.'omely man go to war without  a nmrniui ���������Somcrville Journal.  Mcjsst Drn-ithJe   Wood.  A London paper claims that teak is the  most durable wood known for structural  and mechanical purposes. It is hard, yet  light, easily worked, and, though porous,  strong and lasting. It is soon seasoned,  shrinks little, and because of its oily  nature does not injure iron. In Southeastern Asia it is much used for ship  building. The wood is frequently girdled  a year before it is felled, and thus exposed to sun and wind it seasons mone  rapidly than when cut green.  A Good Neighbor. ,  Thero is large- significance in tho  phraso, "a good neighbor." It means tact,  generosity, thought-fulness, sympathy,  interest. It implies a naturo having the  social quality coupled with the quality of  reserve.. It speaks of an ear deaf to those  things that relate to family privacy and  an eyo open to need. It signifies a tongue  controlled by prudence, a mind suggestive of pleasant ways of helpfulness, a  heart impelled to the doing of littlo kindnesses.  How t������ Make a Ciimper 's Mackintosh.  fi Take a yard square of oilcloth, the  kind commonly used on a kitchen table.  Cut a straight slit in the center long  enough for the head to pass through  easily. Folded, it makes a small package  easily carried in the pocket, and when  caught in a shower by slipping it over  the head it will _hed the rain and keep  the wearer dry and comfortable and will  not interfere in any way with using the  hands.  I>od_in.c a-Law.  A German historian explains how  young journeymen eariy in tho present  century used to dodge the law forbidding  any one to cross the boundary between  two states unless he owned a certain sum  of money. They used to spend a night at  a tavern near the boundary, borrow tho  sum needed from the host, leaving their  bundles as pawn, whereupon they saw  the officials, showed their money, got the  permit, returned to the hoet, gave back  tho money, and shouldered their knapsacks.  ���������'.'��������� The Kinff. ���������_  Mr. Pinhey���������-What kind of an engagement ring would you prefer/darling?  Miss Dazzi���������Well, they generally  give me���������I mean���������oh, lam so confused J  Yours is such perfect taste, Constant,  that I leave it all to you.���������New York  Truth. .     ' ,:  Deception.    ,  Yeast���������Do you think any bad effects  come from the wearing of veils?  Crimsonbcak���������Yes, I do. Last night,  in the hall, I kissed my wife, who was  veiled, when I thought it was the waitress.���������Yoiikers Statesman.  Mock Oyster -Soup.  Scrape twelve good-sized roots of oyster  plants or salisfy and throw them at once  into cold water. Cut into thin slices,  cover with one quart of water aud cook  gently for an hour, or until perfectly  tender. Add a quart of milk, two tea-  spoonfuls of salt, a quarter of a teaspoon-  ful of pepper, two tablespoonfuls of butter cut into bits. Turn into the tureen,  and serve wit'll oyster crackers.--Mrs. S.  T. Rorer in the Ladies' Home Journal.  ,~^   LAKE  WENNSPEQ   EXCURSIONS  Via���������"The Premier,"  ���������'City of Selkirk,"  "Lady of the Lake."  <f������10 ^Tfl   for a round trip on either the Premie*  tPltJ.OU   or City of Selkirk, to Grand Rapids  and return. .  This includes railway fare to Selkirk, meals  and berth on the steamers and a sail of .over 700  miles. See sailing dates advertised in Winni  peg Free Press. "Lady of the Lake" runs to  George's Island, a sail of 500 miles, with evcry  accommodation, for $10.50. Leaves Selkirk  every Tuesday morning and Friday afternoon.  Reduced rate from any point, on C. P. Ry. Send  three cent stamp for illustrated pamphlet.  WM. CRANSTON, Gen. Agent,  4h0 Main Street, Winnipeg  ���������il  wi HOMEMADE AFFAIES.  li: '  UTILITY AND  ORNAMENT COMBINED  IN  HOUSEHOLD  ARTICLES.  A Wall Rack to Please the Heart ef the  Housewife and Her Liege���������How to Make  a Taboret, Which May Serve as a General  '' Tack Away Place.  From on illustrated article in The  Decorator and Furnisher on homemade  accessories for the smoking room, the  following is gleaned:  The smoker's housewife who' wishes  to at once serve her liege and strike into  ET. HON. JOSEPH  CHAMBERLAD".  WONDERFUL  CAREER OF THE  BRITISH  COLONIAL SECRETARY.  BACK FOR PIPES, MUGS AND PLATES.  the heart of fashion must have a collection of pipes and a row, of mugs with an  old plate or  two  arranged artistically  on the shelves  and  given. due prominence on,the library  wall.   It need not  ,  matter whether the boardc, is  square or  ' oblong.    This will  depend entirely on'  . the niche it is decided to fill.  The scheme must be worked out with  u   a foundation of a back board.    This can  . be  stained  or  covered with burlap  or  velveteen in "any dull  color,, preferably  forest green'or Venetian red, if in harmony with', the surrounding hangings.  Thero is a narrow shelf, perhaps three  inches wide, which forms the top of the  back board.-   A row of  good sized brass  hooks,   screwed .into the  underside  of  this shelf, holds mugs. ' Six  or  seven  , inches below is a shelf grooved to hold  the edges of  plates. . Below  this is another shelf with a rod across, and three'  inches below this shelf is the pipe rack.  The  Turkish taboret, which   is neither a  chair nor  a stand, but may be  made to .serve as a general utility article, is  quite  the fad just now.  When  "the  taboret  is real  and  eastern, with'  inlaid wood  and  pearl ornamentation,  it is an expensivo luxury.  It can be reproduced  after a fashion, however,   for  ' about a dollar.  The size can bo determined to suit the  individual need." The number of  sides,  Vhether five, seven or eight, is also optional.    Each side   must be made to fit  closely to its neighbor at  a clear, angle,  ' and so cut out at the bottom as to form  a half of two legs.  These pieces, nailed  together, form the base.  A good way to  determine  tho height is to measure an  ordinary chair from floor   to seat.    The  diameter  of    the  top   of   the   taboret  should be from 10 to 18 inches and about  three inches larger than the diameter  of the base.  This extension of the coyer  beyond the base is one of the features of  the  taboret,   and   its    effectiveness  is  lost when  the cover is  flush with;the  sides of the base.   This top is hinged,  and  the  interior of the base is given a  bottom  board  just a  little above  the  arch made for  the legs.  Thus you have  ���������a box. . .,.; ^V.:..^ ���������;��������� - ,-.  A most unique covering can be mads  from 3 cent bailuanna handkerchiefs, and  the effect  is  truly oriental.  The cover-  Tlie Man Whose Genius and Outspokenness Has Caused the Whole World to  Talk���������His Faithfulness in Small Things  Hns Made His Power Great in Great  Ones-Why He Ik Heeded.  (Special Washington Correspondence.)  The eyes of the world'3 diplomats are  centered upon the Right Honorable  Joseph Chamberlain, leader of the  Liberal-Unionist party of England in  the House of Commons.  Back of Mr. ' Chamberlain are tho  cannon or England���������and Vienna, Berlin,  Rome and St. Petersburg aro not  certain at what moment they may with  emphasis indorse his declaration:  "The time has arrived whon Great  Britain may bo confronted by a combination , of powers, and our lirst duty,  therefore, is ��������� to draw all parts of the  empire into close unity, and our next,  to maintain the bonds of permanent  unity with our kinsmen "across tho  Atlantic."  Gentlemen, of continental Europe,  grouped, about the traditional green  table, have no reason to wish for a  union, " offensive and. defensive, botween  Great Britain and the United States.  Thoy'know that Mr. Chamberlain more  than t any man in England represents today ��������� the sentiments ��������� or-the middle and  common ' classes   of > the Empire.    They  RT.  A TURKISH TAKORKT.  ing should first be stitched together to  mako tho required width to go quite  around, and with a little care the cloth  can be smoothly fitted in about tho legs.  The interior can bo finished with a  pocket lining, one pocket on each side  of the taboret. The pockets can us  made of sateen or denim:. This kind of  taboret makes a very handy shoe box,  or, in fact, a general tuck away receptacle.  Fat Oil For China Painting:.  Fat  oil  is  easily  made.    After  the  painting for the day pour all the soiled  turpentine into a bowl or tumbler, leaving it lightly covered.   As the sediment  collects the turpentine will become perfectly clean, but much thicker by evaporation.   From time to time   strain this  into a bottle for general use, and the turpentine so prepared becomes "fat oil."  Very old turpentine   is  practically   the  same thing.    If  it is not very   thick, it  may be safely  painted  with, provided  there is plenty of the absolutely pure or  rectified at band in which   to   rinse the  brushes.���������Art Amateur,  HON.  JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN.  appreciate,' that he spoke as he did after  consideration and not from the inspiration of the banquet cup. His personality  is known from Irkutsk to Washington.  The cold-bloodedness of his nature gives  authority to the statement that his  speech of a week ago was a dirrect warning to continental Euroxie that in time of  need the Anglo-Saxon would be a unit  against the Latin ana the Slav. Mr.  Chamberlain is just that much different  from Arthur Balfour that ho .is rarely  thought to be in je^t, while the latter is  assumed to be never in earnest.  'Gladstone has moved liis last way to  under the roses of Hawarden; Salisbury  is tottering and searching for life at  Riviera. Balfour may yet be Premier,  but if all tokens be not false, Chamberlain but a few. days ago spoke for an  hour when he will.be master and his  will direct an alliance with the United  States if they wish it.  Everyday people always enjoy tho story  of the life of Chamberlain. His beginning was not along the smooth path  opened for Balfour. His father was a  London shoemaker, who made some  money off of soles and uppers. He made  good shoes and the boy was designed to  succeed him at the altar of Crispin. He  showed no unwillingness to do so until  fate ledchim at IS to Birmingham and  placed him with a firm of wood screw-  makers,, in which he was eventually to  "become the principal factor.  He came out of the University  College  School   in    1854   to   make;   his homo in  Birmingham, and in the letter   of  intro-'  duction which he carried with him   there  to friends was the sentence:  "Please be kind and see as much as  you can of poor Joe, for he knows nobody  in Birmingham." '.-���������'���������  Time was not required for his   masters  to know him, though.    He was taciturn,  but brutally in earnest.    He   went at the  business of making screws, just as he has  undertaken everything else  -in. his   long  career.    His   first   dive into the -world"of  trade   was   in   an   effort to mako screws  cheaper and better   than   anyone else   on  tho market did.    Ho succeeded. Literally  he   reorganized   the   world's   market for  wood screws.    Where   thero had been cut  prices,   trade   depression, no   profits,   he  created   unity,    profitable   sales,'   activo  demand.    Ho concerned himself with the  minutiae of his shops,   studied   the   condition   surrounding   his  men, uncovered  coal mines for his   own   supply,    became  tho owner of the raw material ho needed,1  entered     into     partnership     with      his  employers, rose to the head   of   an establishment    employing   2,000   men,      ant)  found   a   wealth producing an income of  $150,000 annually at his disposal.  All this he did in twenty years, for it  was in 1S74 when he first really entered  the political field of the British Empire.  Understanding this much of the man  It is not difficult to appreciate why, as a  statesman, his utterances are taken to  represent the sentiments of commercial  England, and the foundation of tho throne  of England is not to be found in war-  sbips, but her commerce.  Mr. Chamberlain was not content,  while a tradesman, to be merely that. He  could not make a public speech, so he  taught hirnself oratory. He joined  Birmingham debating societies and  spoke until a freedom of manner came to  him which was attractive. He kept  himself loaded with facts. Possibly realizing that his voice and his personality  might always bo against him as a  popular orator he built  his strength as a  sp'eaker upon nis js.uuy*.i~u(S.- -.  details of nearly every subject under the  sun. Your Englishman likes solid facts  more than oratorical flourishes in a  speech. He took to Chamberlain's  mastery of facts, upheld as they were by  invective, irony, satire and ridicule, with  huge delight. In time he called  Chamberlain "The People's Joseph."  Once a speaker with a reputation, Mr.  Chamberlain launched into tho field of  municipal reform.-:He found Birmingham a squalid, dirty, unhealthy city. He  was elected mayor over and over again.  He rebuilt the streets, tore down the  rookeries, sewered the bad places, fought  for municipal ownershiD of tramways and  light. What was healthful, wholesome,  best for tho poople of a city he not only  adovcated, but got. He entered on his  first canvas for a. seat in Parliament in  1874, a rounded man, having the  confidence of those who knew him. Ho  was defeated, but stood again and was  returned in 1876. ,*  Since then his career has been steadily  upward. He was in Gladstone's Cabinet  in 1880 and became tho author of the  Bankruptcy Act, now tho'law of England. He remained with- Gladstone until  1886, when, in a' division of sentiment  with tho grand old man over Homo  Rulo. he resigned and opposed him  politically forever after. , He was a  member of tho Fishery Commission sent  to the United States in 1888 and Secretary of State under Salisbury. He became  a leader of the Liberal-Unionist party  after tho retirement of Lord Har'tington.  In 1888 he married Miss Mary Endicott,  daughter of Grover , Cleveland's first  Secretary of War. , She is his third wife  and he has a son by his first wife older  than her.  In his early years Mr. ^Chamberlain  was a Socialist, drifting with that into  what is termed radical English politics.  Since 1886 he has grown' more conservative, shown a preference for Imperalism  and unification of all the interests of the,  Empire. The changes in his opinions on  questions of this character are ' no more  remarkable than those which took place  in tho political evolution of Castelar of  Spain. But through all 'his career Mr.  Chamberlain has never failed on occasion  to show that he kept in touch with the  British public and that what ho said was  not a mere opinion of his own. Better  than any living man in England to-day  he knows the strength and ,the weakness  of-his nation. A terrible dealer in facts,  he is not the kind of man to blind himself to conditions surrounding, England,  which mako'it absolutely necessary that  her career of "splendid' isolation" should  come to an end. He*'recognizes, as many  others do, that > continental Europe has'  but one hope���������the humiliation' of Great  Britain���������and that Great Britain in the  end can only prevent that by, an alliance  with the United States. He means that  when lie said:  "I   would   go   so   far   as to say that,  terrible   as -war   may be, even war itself  would be cheaply purchased if  in a great  and   noble   cause   tho Stars and   Stripes"  and     the     Union     Jack ��������� should   wave  together over an Anglo-Saxon   alliance."  A great many peojrle call that claptrap.  This   will not'disturb   Mr. Chamberlain  at all.  He probably would   as   leave substitute for Angl#-Saxon   the  words Eng-,  lish-American, for that is what he meant,  and   that   is  why Madrid journals fairly  frothed   when   the   report   of his speech  reached them.    Ho   is   business  all over,  and his speech meant business   for   England.    A    man   who   could   compel  his  adopted town to purchase gas works wit������  a   present   capital   value   of   Si 1,000,000  and an annual profit   of   $150,000, at the  same time reducing the cost of gas to tho  people a shilling, is dreadfully in earnest  wherever you tako him.  He did the same  thing with the Birmingham water works,  now   valued   at   ������11,000,000,   and which  have   reduced   water   rates   ������80,000  per  year for the consumers.   He   bought   the  "central slums"      of     Birmingham   for  $8,000,000   ana   constructed   Corporation  street out of them.  When the leases there  fall, in some fifty years   hence, Birmingham will be the richest civic   corporation  in   the   world.    To-day,    thanks   to Mr.  Chamberlain, the tax rates   of   Birmingham   are   less   than they were fifty years  ago, and the total charge is rather   more  than'20 shillings per head of   population  or   one-fifth   or   the   charge   of the,local  administration of Boston.    Of course, all  this work smacks   of   radical republicanism,   and   rightly   so,    and   continental  Europe fears   republicanism as much today   a>   it   did Napoleon a century ago.  Monarchs   of   Germany,   Austria, Spain  have no regard for such an: utterance   as  this from Chamberlain:  "I am confident in the capacity of a  wise government resting upon the  representation of the whole people, to do  something to add to tho sum of human  hapnincss, to smooth tho way for misfortune and poverty. Wo are told that  this country (England) is the paradise of  made, -must be with tho Anglo-Saxon or  Celt (as you choose) of America, and Mr.  Chamberlain, in the opinion of diplomats  in Washington, has but forewarned the  world that if not to-day fifty years hence  the United States and England will be  as one in matters of external policy.  He is supported in his position by the  Duke of Fife, by Sir Charles Dilke, by  the Duke 'of Argyll, and innumerable  eminent public men of England.    '  With a voice which they say resembles  that'ofa "London cabby," Mr. Chamberlain has succeeded in arousing the world  of diplomacy as it has not been stirred  in years. Not even, the war with Spain  has given so much concern as this,speech  from "the lips of a , Cabinet Officer of  England. But, thon Mr. Chamberlain  never does anything, they say in his  home, that is not extraordinary and  worthy of the closest consideration. If  you chance bv London way this season  and meet a sldnderly built man wearing  a huge monoole and an orchid you will  know that it is Chamberlain, the man  who was termed by the Lords when he  was first on his way to the Commons to  take his seat: - '  "The black man from the , country,  clay pipe in mouth, clothes soiled with  dirt."  The Lords do not say that now.  SOUR GRAPES.  THE SHIP'S RUDDER.  Bhrined in their bower two maidens stood,  , Daintily sweet in glance and smile,  Laughing in arch and piquant mood,  And scanning the passersby the while.    ,  Two idling beaux, in decked array,  Were sauntering thero with lazy pace,  One young and ardent, lithe and gay,  The other old aud gaunt of face.  The twain above, the twain below.  Looked up  and down, tho each -their way.  The maids sought more the youth to know,  Hit friend's fond smile they'd not repay.  "Now, bv the sacred saints, I swear,"  , The youth exclaimed in passioned tone,     '  "Those maidens both are gr'.ndly fair!  Ah, Venus, would they weiu mine own I"  "These maidens fair! Nay, not at all.  You strangely err,'; his comrade said.  "The one, in sooth, is grossly lull.  Her mate, alas, licr hair is red."     ���������Judy.  the  Its Two Parts and  the  Difference  iu  , Strain That' Conies Upon Them.  The rudder of a wooden ship is composed of the stalk arid the backing! which  are so joined together as to form in effect  a,single piece. The' complete rudder is  coppered, to protect it from worms, and  then, besides being practically all in one  piece, it has that appearance also.    >   \  The stalk is1 the part to which aro attached'the pintles,' or pivots, by which  the rudder is suspended and held in  place, thesegomg through,eyes set������in'the  ship's sternpost. The stalk , runs up  through, the stern of the ship, and to its  head is bolted a cap to which,aro attached  the ropes ny means of" which the rudder  is controlled. ' Tho backing is the blade  part of tho rudder. c ���������  '    By far the greater strain comes   on the  stalk, and the greatest strain" of all comes  on the   head   of < the   stalk���������the   rudder  head���������where it is held.  The stalk is made  of   the   wood   most   likely   to  stand the  strain, carefully selected, sound,'well-seasoned oak, while the backing is   made of  spruce or hard* pine.    The   stalk  is of a  single, solid,' massive   piece, stout as an  oak tree, and indeed of the dimensions of  a small oak���������something that a   man can  pin his faith to, if ho   can   have faith in  any wood���������while  tho   backing "or blade  is,   like   many   modern   wooden   masts,  built up. It would be difficult, if not impossible, to" find troes , that would   yield  planks big enough for   the   purpose  in a  single   piece,   and   the built-up backing,  made   of   pieces   of   selected   wood,   can  .easily   be   made   of   ample . strength   to  withstand any strain that will be  brought  upon it. ..'...  -As to tho stalk, stout and solid as ^the.;  oak may bo, tho head may be twisted by  tho force of a tremendous blow from a  wave upon the rudder, or, under the repeated strains of long use, the head may  split, and so mako the stalk useless.  Then tho rudder is taken out and fitted  with a now stalk. A snitablo stick is  solected and worked clown to the proper  size and form, and very probably the old  backina is attached to in. Tho life of a  rudder stalk would urobably be twelve to  A Bribe to Government.  An old colored citizen who had been  told that tho government was conscripting men for the war icept his 'doors  double barred and locked at night and  seldom ventured out in the daytime.  One of his colored neighbors played a,  good joke on him recently.  He went to the old man's door late-  at' night and told him through the  chinks that "de conscript officer is  a-waitin outside.''  , " Is dey only one of him?'' asked the  old man.  "Yes, des one."  ' "Look heah, Abram! "Will you do me'  a favor?''  "Eflkin."  "Well, r got de box"heah wid $9 er'  missionary money in it. You heah me?' * .  "Yes." ' '  '.'Well, I gwine, ter pass it thoo de  winder ter, you. Gi' him de box, en tell-  him take it en go 'long en celebrate  hisse'f. Buy him off, ef bought he kin  be. fer God sake."���������Atlanta Constitution.,    Also Up. (  '  It is essentially a story of today.  , The man in question is a bull.  When  things go up, he  is happy,> and things  have  been  going up rapidly  of  late. j  They had ju'st been given a particularly  good boost the other day when he happened into a banker's office and inquired  how things were going.  -   "Splendidly, " was the reply.    "Ev-���������  erything   is   going    un���������everything!"  with especial emphasis on the "every-,  thing."  '������Good!'' exclaimed the bull.  '������That's  what I like to hear. "   ' A   '  Then ho went  on  to his own office"-"  and found a notification from that same  banker that the interest on  some 1\    s  he had found it necessary to  'to  had been marked up from 5  per cen to  6.���������Chicago Post.  fourteen years.    The  as long as the ship.  backing might last  cap ���������  Without a "Character."  The captain of a steamer plying between Liverpool and Capo Town found  himself short-handed when ho came to  leave tho African port. Several of his  men had dosertod him for the gold fields.  So, when an Irishman came along aud  wanted to work his way ��������� back to Liverpool, he said: "Go ahead and get a recommendation and I'll tako you."  Mike came back soon with tho   needed  document.    "That'll   do,"   said  tho  tain, "go aboard and get to work."  Next day was sailing day, and as they  wero proparing to cast off a Dutchman  came puffing up to the side and wanted  to come aboard and work for his*,pnssagc.  ','Jump on and be quick about it;" said  the captain, without a questiouj for ho  needed the hand badly.        ���������       >  -  The first day out he set tho men to  swabbing the deck. The: Dutchman  braced himself against the rail with a  bucket, and dipped into the top of the  waves, passing the water along to the  Irishman, who slashed it over tho deck.  Pretty soon a high wave hit the Dutchman, ho lost his balance and tumbled  over the side. Tho Irishman . took one  look. Not a trace was to be seon . of tho  unlucky Dutchman. He hurriod over to  the captain's cabin and called him out.  "What do you want?" demanded tha  boss.  "Woll, captain, whin I came to get  my job yo made mo get a ricommend,  didn't you?"  "Yes, you're all right, I guess. What's  the matter?"  "Weil, you didn't ask  the   Doofechman  for a ricommend, did yon?"  "No; why?"  "Well, captain, the Dootchman's gone  off with yer boockeft."  Bold Amateur Detectives.  - Sweet Girl���������Pa, tho house next door  was robbed last night.  Pa���������Mercy! N/cxt door!  Sweet Girl���������Yes, and the burglars  have been in two or three houses en this  street within a week. -  Pa���������I know1 it. I Imow it. It's terrible.  But what can wc do?  Sweet Girl���������I was thinking it might,  be a good plan for Mr. Nicefcllo and.  me to sit up a few nights and watch for.'  them.���������Pearson's Weekly.  Cold Drawn Seamless Cheek.  Handel Earr���������Tyre lias the most aggravated case of bicycle face I over saw.  Wheeler���������Since when? He was all  right tho last time I saw him.  - Handel Earr���������I don't know how  long, but yesterday ho had the iacc to  try to borrow ������.y bicycle for a four  days' trip izito the ccnuLry.���������Nuggets.  Blust Have Keen ?.Jistalccn.  Father���������Did   I hear that young man  kiss you iu the parlor lai>f evening?  . Daughter���������I don't   believe you could  have, papa.  And a mystified look in red took possession of her beautiful countenance.���������  Detroit Freo Press.  Quite Proper.  Kecdick���������Young Browne added  to his name after he inherited his  clo's big fortvtno'. ���������'.'���������,..-,'  Fbsdick���������That's   quite  right.    It  people are entitled to  more  pooi' people.���������Harlem Life.  tm-  Lch  ease  than  She Didn't Say Where.   .',-  Hcnpcck���������:My love, the  doctor  must  go  to  a  warmer  MRS.    CHAMBERLAIN.  the wch. It should be our duty to. see  that it does not become the purgatory of  the poor."  A perfect system of unity for Imperial  England can never comprehend an  alliance w4th any foreign power of  Europe   or"Asia.    That alliance, if to be  The Horse l:iili-s  Ilnhind.  The Street Railway Journal   publishes  a very interesting description of a primitive street railway which operates   in the  suburbs of San Francisco.    A horse pulls  a loaded car to one end   of   tho  line, the.  grade of which is sufficient to   allow  the  car to return by   gravity   to the starting  point, the horse being taken   aboard   the  car on the return trip, riding on the rear  platform.    The   crado   averages   834' per  cent., and this is sufficient to return   the  car. the horse and the   passengers   to tho  foot of the hill entirely by   gravity.    Tho  line   is about one mile   in   length.    The  company owns   one   car   and five horses,  and the daily mileage is about   40.    The  horse is able to draw tho car up the grade  at an average   speed   of   about 2)4 miles  per hour, and the car descends by gravity  a-t a rate of about 15 miles tier hour.  Mrs,  tolls me that I  climate.  Mr. Ken peck���������Well, my  sure I am alwriys wishing  would.���������Ally Slopcr.  dear.  that  I'm  you  X.ack of Conri<Ici:ee.  "I feel sorry for the weather man."  ."���������Why?'''  "He can't-get anybed-y to listen to his  prognostications about the war-."���������Chicago Record.1  Childish Amasements.  "Put awny the rusty thumbscrew,"  Said the little king one day.  "Toys like this have grown familiar.  They no lorigc* cheer my play.  "Each one of my dollies snlTers  From a dislocated back.  It no longer gives me pleasure  To behold them on tlie rack.  "I've outgrown these nursery trifles.  Each has served me in its turn,  Yet the,days are long and weary,  And for something new I yearn.  "So, my ministers indulgent.  Gives that I may smile again,  Playthings to my years more suited���������  Battleships and living men."  ���������Washington Star.  ,     - ... ,i|  1      *    V 1t  <\ .'.  Vj  ������'  Z l  l..r.,J  I. -.  J. ' - *-l  .V*l\  V   ,1    *  " /'-3|  ,   " ���������*���������,   _ v  A   '���������"' _ i  "I  ������ i        H !  ^   .'   >.-���������]  ���������  1    -,; , T  <1  ���������Wi'-  ������������������Tt IKI-W-BTTTfT    "-~T^,      CTT5VT---'FT.a_TD,    B.    n,      TTTE&DAY' ~"OV., 15Vb. .    189S.  I 'I*-*;.'*:  I;-'������''',  SIII-WIMLI  Iff?  Cumberland,   B. C.  Issued     Every    Tuesday  Saturday.  ind  CITY COUNCIL.  Coun-jrl met Friday, Nov. 11, at 7,30.  COMM UNICA1TONS.  A letter was read from L. P. Eckstein ;re  balance due ou his account for incorporation  services.    The amount was ordered paid.-  Letter read from T, Irwin, compluimhg  about   drain   corner     of   Maryport' Ave.,  'TUESDAY      NQV/        'ifelh    180B    claimed the water was   flooding   his   place.  Referred to Board of   Works with power to  "Go north and dig up   with   the  country/"        ,  Our list of subscribers is rapidly  increasing���������doubled within a .fortnight, at Union Bay. Thirteen  new Subscribers were added to the  list iu Cumberland and Union one  (day last week. And still they are  coming. Twice a week: with fresh  locals, and the cream of the telegraphic news, does the business. And  advertisers are "not backward in  ���������coming forward;" Eight new ads in  .���������Saturday's issue!     ,      .  About February   the   stream   of  ���������gold seekers    will���������according   to  present indications���������flow   into  tlie  Atlin     country;     but     <n,pfc   all.:  The   richer   and   bleaker   regions  taround Dawson   will draw  thousands.      The output will be doubled  next year, -.perhaps   trebled.    But-,  as in everything else,, only one   in  a hundred is likely to be benefi tted  toy going north to  prospect.'   This  lact will not prevent everyone from  -expecting - to    be   the    fortunate  Iraction   whose    efforts   shall    be  ���������crowned with success.  act.  ACCOUNTS PRESENTED.  McPhee & *V!oore, coal oi1, SI 3.00: Andrew ThornsQiT, attending lamps from Sept.  13, to Oct. 31, ������30.00; for rent for October,  !?8 00; Ns'wd for publishing notice of election, S5.00. Referred to Finance Committee. - '  '   MISCELLANEOUS.  Tho clerk was directed to call for applica-'  tions for city scavenger,  STEVENSON & CO./ will open in ihe  old stand. Special value in dry goods and  clothing, boots and shoes.  PLEASE WAIT.  I will be in Cumberland, Wednesday,.Nov. 23rd, with a full assortment of Millinery, Mantles,  Furs, etc.  .     ������  ,      MRS'. C. E. MASTERS.  Nanaimo, Nov. 12th. '   ,  Last Tuesday  there   a/rived   in  town, a car filled with merchandise  for Simon Leiser. - It came through  from the  -east,   without   breaking  bulk, or being taken from the  car.  It came over the C. P. R.   to Vancouver, where the car was   ran   on  >to Transfer barge No. 1,   conveyed  to Union   Wharf,   and   from   the  barge run on to the track   of   the  Union'Colliery C!o., and over   thai  to this place.    This  marks  a   new  tepoch for >the town and illustrates  'its facilities   for   handling   goods.  Even Victoria does not receive   its  .merchandise from the east without  breaking bulk.    We presume, hovv-  >ever, that when the proper wharf ia  scornpleted at Oyster Bay,  she   will  <enjoy equal advantage in this   respect    Until then, it will be in or-  ider to vdo a little crowing  over  our  ifriends of the Capital 'City I.  ��������� MILLINERY!      MILLINERY!  Having new goods in, and expecting more this week, the ladies  of Cumberland and Union will be  able to compare goods and prices  which are the same .as when,, there  was no olher place to buy from.  Next week I will commence a  season of free instructions in Art  Nisedle Work, for which I carry  materials.  You are cordially invited to call  and examine goods, prices, etc.    or  make inquiry  concerning  instructions., c ;  MRS. OSTRANDER.  We are here again. Dry goods, clothing,  boots and shoes'. STEVENSON & CO.,  ��������� fcxi to Cumberland Hotel.  CORPORATION'OF  THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  NOTICE  1, Janet 'Gleason, of City  of Cumberland.in'province of BritishCoIumbia, here  , 'bygive notice that I intend to apply at the  ���������next regular silting of the  Board  of Li  censing Commissioners   m   and   for  tbe  'GityofCumberland to be held on the 15th  day of December   1S98 for  a  license to  sellby retail wines,-spirits, beer, and oih-  'er fermented or  intoxicating    liquors   on  'the premises known  as  the" New Eny-  lan (Restaurant " situated  on   Dunsniuir  ^Avenue, upon   Lot 3 block   III,   City of  Cumberland aforesaid.  Dated at City of Cumberland, Nov.   \z  >iSjq8.  Janet Gleason.  "PASSENGER LIST.  'Per steamer City of Nanaimo, Nov. JO ���������  ;Bullbrook, T. Martello, G. Bardoni, J. Tol-  mi, S. Keunie,     R. Skinner,   J. TVair.fc,   J.  /Frame, A. Ross, J. Miles, T. Lsos, J. Thorn  berg.    Oscar Howe,    H. Hon I,    T.'*Burg>:ss,  T. S. Smith, A. E. Planta, Mr.   Westwood,  A  Swanaon, Mr. Purdy, "R. Smith.    N.    ti.  Ferguson, C. Axon,   G-. Ukifca,' Thompson,  Mrs. Scott,   Maggie   Scott,    Mrs.    Sargent,  Mrs  Jones.     J. F  T)-.yle,     J. Ilan.-plireva.  Mary Jones, Mr. Noblft, Marry,   Mrs. Roe', \ !ji~llt ,)r (1a3r scavengers.  -It. -S-^n.   a   Atkios,   Mr. VAl,   Chalmers,  '���������T. Piercey, Mrs. Tarbell,.  Scavenger By-Law ,1888.  Section I. The City Council may grant  a license *o, or employ any person, company or corporation, for cleaning and removing the contents of any privy vaults,  ��������� inks, or private drains, and every pcrwon,  company, or corporation engaged in such  business shall be deemed a night scavenger  within the meaning of this by-law.  Sec. II. No person, company, or corporation shall, within the city, empty  clean, or rrmovo the contents of any privy  vault, sink, or private drain or cesspool, or  reservoir into which a privy vault, wate  closet, stable, or sink drain is drained, without first having obtained a license or being  employed by the city so to do.  Sec. III. Every person, company', or  corporation applying for a license as night  scavenger, shall, if his amplication be accepted, pay a license fee of five dollars for  'every six months and execute a bond in the  usual sum of'two hundred dollars, ($200)  'with two sureties to be approve! by the  City Council, conditioned that the said scavenger will comply with the provisions of  this by-la 7/ and every by-law which may be  ��������� horpaffcer'passed by the City council touching f.hoir said employment, sr-d will also  cunply with a/ad obey orders, directions  ������.nd regulations of the Health Officer.- Provided that such license be not granted until the Health Oflicer is satisfied that the  applicant is provided wish the necessary  appliances for carrying oa scavenging in accordance with this by-hiw.  Sue. IV. Nothir.,-; in. this Ivy-lav/ 3riail  b-3 considered to mean or h^ held to make  ic obligatory on theoity <;o grant any license  to night or day t'o&vocgors; but the City  Council may at iv-s disaiotion omploy all  its  wspiaalt &" lasaimo Ey.\  Time   Table   No.    3T,  To take effect at 7 a.m.  on Saturday  Mar,  26th 1898.    Trains run on Pacific  Standard time;  GOING NORTH--READ down.  Sat. &   I Daily. 1 Sund'y  Lv. Victoria for jSJanaimo and  Wellington      Ar. JSiaiiuimo  ��������� ......  Ar. Wellington   A. M. I P.M.  S).()0 I 4.00  12.20 | 7.1G  12.45 | .35  GOING   SOUTH���������Read up.  Ar. Victoria   Lv. Nanaimo for Victoria. .'.  Lv, VWr.irijjion i'or Victoria  I   A m  I   p, M  ! Daily. | Sat. &  Suml'y.  I    12.07 I    8.C0  8.46    1' 4.38  8.25 4.25 ,  For rates and information apply, at Company's oilices, '  A. DUNSMUIR, President. '  ' '  GEO. L. COURTNEY,  ' ��������� Traffic Manager.   -  notice'.:     , y-  THE     SUPREME     COURT     OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA,    .    ��������� '���������     ���������  In the matter of the estate of  Alexander  Joseph Mellado, deceased, intesfcato      r   -  ' All porsons indebted  to   or   having   any  claims against this estate   are   required   to  pay the amount of their , indebtedness - and  a.md    particulars   of    their   claims,    duly  verified on or before ihe 6th day of  December L89S to the administrator,    Mr.   Brimo  Mellado, of,Cumberland, B. C.      u     ���������  <  ��������� LOUIS P. ECKSTEIN.  Solicitor for the Administrator.   '  -Dated November 3rd, 1S9S.  wilhout any interruption   or   delay,    finish  ]   laws of the city and shall pay a   similar'fee  the same, and shall in every   instance  leave  \   and provide like bonds as provided in clause  STEVENSON & CO,  r"������iMTri:tt*rr-^_r*_T������_Mv_Lir-*.r������rr_r":w~������iilivcr  US' SEE STEVENSON &,  ���������.date dress goods.  CO",  Sec. V. The cleaning, emptying or removing of the contents of any privy vault,  siak, or private drain shall be dono iu an  in offensive manner, and any scavenger, hav  ing bo:;ua anv uuch  suave  nger  work  shall,  the privy,vaults, simes, or private uratns  iri  as good^condition upon 'che ouiuide as.when  the "svork wire undertaken.  < ,  ��������� Sec. VI. The Health Officer shall, have  power to enter upon any ;. remises aud ex-  ammo any vault, sink, privy, or private  drain.  Sec. VII. The contents of private  drains, privy vaults, or sinks so removed by  any scavenger shall be conveyed in watertight tanks or vessels, of such paitern and  description as may from lime to time be approved by the Health Officer, and shall be  disposed of iu such a manner, under the direction of the H-jalv-h Officer, as to cause no  offence; and tanks or vessels shall be  kept clean and inoffensive when not in actual use.  Sec. VIII. When requested, a licensed  scavenger shall cleanse or empty any vault,  sink, or private drain, or privy, and remove any and all nuisances.  Sec. IX. No privy vault, sinli, or private drain shall be opened, nor the contents  thereof disturbed or removed between the  hours -of 6 o'clock a. m. aud 11 oclock p. in.  of any day, nor shall the contents thereof  be deposited or buried within the city limits: Any person violating any provisions of  this section shall be subject to the penalties  hereinafter proscribed.,  Sec X. Licensed night scavengers . shall  receive for each cubic foot of the contents  removed from any privy vault, sink, private  drain or cesspool by them cleaned out or removed a sum not to exceed 25 cents per  cubic foot.  Sec. XL Whenever-it shall becomo necessary to empty any privy or privies or remove any night soil from any premises with  in the city or on cleaning ' yards, cellars,  back kitchens or other premises whatsoever  if any impure or offensive odor should, exist,  chloride of lime, unslacked lime, nitrate of  lead, potash or common salt should be used  by the person or persons emptying such  privy or privies or removing such night  soil from such premises as shall render the  effluvia as inoffensive as possible.  Sec. XII. The City Council shall have  power to license or employ from time to  time as many persons, upon such terms and  with such conveyance and appliances as  they may deem necessary for the removal of  garbage, offal, swili, and ashes.  Sec, XIII, Every person so licensed  shall bts deemed- a daj' scavenger, aud shall  at all times L>e subject to the rules and regulations ol the Health Oflicer and  the   by-  t-hvee of this by-law,'provided however that  one scavenger licenss shall permit any permit; any p'er.-.on to carry on the work of  both night and day acavouger without extra  fee. s ,  Sec XIV. Any cart, waggon, or other  vehicle, used or intended to be used for the  purpose of convej'ing swill, offal or garbage  shall be perfectly tight and covered so as  to prevent the contents thereof from leaking and spilling, and shall be of such pattern aud description as may from time to  time be approved by the Health Officer;  ���������and such cart, waggon, or other vehicle,  when not in r.se, shall not be allowed ' to  stand in any highway or street, lane, alley,  public place, or (square.  Sec. XV. That the fees to bo charged  by day scavengers for any matter, or thing  allowed to -be dumped or deposited by the  scavenger.- or scavengers licensed by  the city within the limits of the city, shall  be a sum-not to exceed one dollar ($1.00) for  a full load, and 75 cent3 for a half load or  less than a half load, for a double team and  half such:ra;e9 for one horse load; and any  oharges in excess of those so made shall be  considered abreach of this by-law.  Sec. XVI. Licenses of day and night  scavengers shall be held by them subject to  their observing and faithfully performing  the conditions contaiucd in this by-law and  the regulations that may from tiuio to time  bo imposed by the Health Officer, and in  case ot non obervance of any of the said con  ditions and regulations, the said license may  at any time be summnrily revoked Jand can  celled by the City Council,  Sec. XVII. For any and every violation  of the provisions of thi3 by-law, a penalty  of not excoeding one hundred dollars (������100)  may be imposed by the Police Magistrate,  or any two Justices of the Peace having jurisdiction over offences against the by-laws  of the City of Cumberland, convicting, and  in default of payment of said penalty and  costs, the offender may be committed to the  common gaol or lock up. there to be imprisoned for any time not exceeding 30 days.  Sec. XVIII.    This by-law may  be  cited  for all purposes as scavenger'by-law of I SOS.  Read the l������t time, July 12, 1S98.  "     2nd    "    Sept. 23, 189S.  "      3rd    "        "     " ISilS.  Reconsidered, and finally passed   October  2S, 1898. . Signed  LEWIS MOUNCE, Mayou.  LAWIIEKUE W. NUNNS,  Cm' Cf-E������iK,  NOTICE-  OF AN APPLICATION FOR   TRANSFER   OF  A LICENCE TO SELL LIQUOR -' '    ,  Notice is hereby'given that an application in writing has been   duly, deposited  J with G.F.Drab.ble and H.P. ColIis,-Esqrs  tw������ of her Majesty's Justices oi the Peice  for the transfer-of licence lo Robert .Gra.-.  ham for'the sale of liquor by retail atthe  premises known   as u Courtenay House"  situate at Courtenay  in , the   District   of  Comox, and being on Lot 19   ol   Lewis's--  subdivision of Section 14 in the s-ud Dis-   ���������  trict, unto Archibald   H.   McCaUum,   of  Courtenay.'   And that the  said   application for the s':iid transfer of such, license  will be made at ihe next   sitting   of   the    ,  -Licensing Court in and for the said   Dis-_  tr:ct, to be holden on    the   15th   day   if  December 1S98. '. /  Dated the 51st day of October 1S9S.  ROBERT GRAHAM.-  AGNES E. GRAHAM  NOTICE  Noticf is hereby  given  that  an application will bo made to the  Legislative Assembly of the province   of British   Columbia at  its next session for au  act  to  incorporate s.  company with  power to construct,   equip,  operate by any kind or kinds oE motive power, and maintain  a , single or double  track  tramway   or   either a standard  or  narrow  gtuige railway, for the purpose of convoying  pas-sengcrs and goods, including all kindd of  merchandise, beginning at a point ou   Taku  Arm, ia the District of Cassiar, iu the Prov-    *  iucs of British Columbia, near whero the waters of tbe Atlirrtoo River  join those of the  said Takn Ar.n; che-ico  along  the valley of  the  said. Atlmtoo   River,   ou  tho northern  sidj of said rivn", to a convenient point near  where lh& said.Atiiatoo River flows from Atlin Lake, ia t-h������ *.u,id district of Caashw, with  power to construct, equip, operate and inain-  t?.in   branch   lined wA all noce^SAry   roadi-,  bridges, ways, ferries, sfceasnbjafcs, wharves,  docks aud co.d hunkers; and7"wish  power to  build, oirii, equip, operate and maintain, telegraph ?_d   telephone   liuorf in' 'connection,  with tho aaid.sruuv-'J'ay or.railway, or, branches of either,, aud v/ifch 'l-in,������M'ta   exfcends  build, own, equip, operate and maintain tho  said telegraph aud telephone lines across Atlin. Lake: thence   along thy   valley   of Pine  Creek to a point at or near the outlet of Sur  prise Lake, in the said district,   with power  to construct, equip,  operate   and   maintain  branch lines in connection with the said telegraph and telephone lino: and to build and  operate all kinds of plant for the purpose of  supplying  light,'   heat,   elsctrisity,   or  any  kin-i of motive power, aud with powor to ex  propriate lauds for the purposes of the company, and to acquire lands, . bonuses,   privileges or other aids from any government, persons or bodies corporate, and to make tradic  or other  arrangements with railway steamboat or other companies or other persons and  with power to build wagon roads aud  trai's  to be used in the  construction  ef  the  said  .  works, and in advance of the same,   and to  levy and collect tolls trora the parties using  and on all freight or goods passing over any  of such lines, roads or   trails   built   by, the  company, whether built before   or after the  construction of the tramway, railway, telegraph or telephone lines, and with all  other  usual, necessary or incidental rights, powers  or privileges as may he necessary or incidental or couduciv-o bo the   attiiument   of   the  above objects or any of them.  Dated at Victoria., B. C, this   dfch day of  Isovembav, 1898.  J. P.  Walla,  Solicitor for Applicants  \  ��������� M  \ 91.  ������������������*'f

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