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 17  1  II  it I  i  IV  'f  L'ii  7  ������  u  6IEE  Wee  ������������������_^-^_���������  JOB PEINTHS  Give,us a Trial,   we  dQ������Good Work at  REASONABLE  PRICES.  SIX?^ YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B C      TUESDAY NOV. 8th., j898  Try a Bottle  of  For Colics aijd Golds.  W3    Hl/3      s__ttkiMl3__4SlS^i^l   Combs and  Brushes,  Spongesand  Chamois,  Everything in  the Line    *  of.  Druggists'  Sundries.  ONLT PURE DRUGS FOR DISPENSING.  PEACEY   &   CO.  Rideon Hicks  P.O. Box233 Victoria, B. C.  r  Cumberland representative Rev. Wm. Hicks.  Agents for the famous Mason & Risch pianos.  Tunings repairing, polishing- v   -.'  -  Mail   orders-will   receive    prompt,    attention.  All kinds of music   and   musical  instruments.  C. H.Tari  V  *2TDealer in ,  Stoves and Tinware  Plumbing arad general  Sheetiron work-  PROMPTLY    DONE  XS"Agent for the  Celebrated Gurney  Souvenir Stoves and   Ranges   Manufacturer of the  New Air-tight heaters  FOR A  neat  of clothes  fitting suit  3LN THE MATTER OF THE TRAMWAY  INCORPORATION  ACT AND  AMENDING ACT.  NOTICE ia hereby tfiven that we. the  iunder������igned, desire to form a Company under tbe name of "The Hardy Bay Tramway Company, Limited," for the pur pone of  building, equipping, imiutainiiu? a������<t opera  iting a single or double truck tramway,  (beginning at a point on Hardy Bay,' in Ru-  pert District, Vancouver's Islaud, in the  Province of British Columbia, thence in a  southwesterly direction by the most practical and feasible route to the most convenient  j>oint on Coal Harbor, (^natsino Sound, in  ijfche said Rupert District, and with power to  build, equip, construct, operate and inain-  ���������tain branch lines in connection therewioh;  and also for true purpose of building, constructing, ������qnipping, maintaining and operating a telephone or telegraph line or lines in  connection with the said Tramway and  bjraneh lines.  Pated a$ the City <s������   Victoria,   this 17th  4*y of Ocfcober, 1898.  Wm. JENSEN,  paW0-22d L. fiOOJJAOEJ?.  Go to Carey's, the tailor.  Next door west of the Drug  storo.  1^= PRICES REASONABLE  If yoii Waijt  your watch repaired properly   bring it  to   STOD-  DART, Watchmaker,'  Jeweler and Optician.  Opposite Waverly Hotel,  Dunsmuir Avenue.  GORDON    BURDOCK'S . .  ^fd^^^M*^ LIVERY.  Single and Double Rigs to let  ���������at���������  Reasonable JPrioes  Near   Blacksmith Shop, 3rd St.  CUMBERLAND,    B.  ii.  A H. McCallum, licensed auctioneer  will attend to all sales in the district on  reasonable terms  The best corner business lot in town  for sale for a third less than its value  Enquire at News Office.  Piano   Lessons.  Mrs. W. B, Anderson is prepared  to give pianoforte lessons at her  house, or at the houses of pupils.  Terms moderate.  Apply at residence, corner of  Windermere Ave., and First Sheet  LATEST' BY. IIEE.  -WAR SOONER OR LATER.  London, Nov. 7.���������Very little has,  taken place in the war situation  since last despatches. A majority  of the people here have been convinced that war between Great  Britain and France is in view sooner  or later. Many expressions of regret were heard to-day.. ��������� Meetings  of military and other clubs that  a conflict apparently, is not to take  place right away. It's the general  belief that the army and navy are  in a perfect state of' preparedness.  The general ������eeiio<2 mjthe country  is such as would endorse any warlike action upon the /part of the  government. The "(officials have  strict orders not tot ,talk. The  whole squadron has assembled *at  Devonport and is now, ready to sail  at a few hours notice.  MARIA TERESA FOUNDERED  Washington, Nov. .7.���������News has  been received here of the Spanish  cruiser, Maria Teresa, which was  one of Cervera's fleet and raised by  the United States. She foundered  on her way to "this place during a  heavy gale on November  the  firfet.  VANCOUVER BUDGET     ,  Vancouver, Nov. 7.���������A farro  game was seized byjthe police last  nights The'expensive outfit 7was  seiznd ahcTihree young men were  arrested.���������Messrs Farrell and Cos-  tello will erect a large fish canning  factory here on two water front lots.  NEW MANITOBA  GOVERNOR  . WANTED���������A tenant for the corner  shop, next City Hali. Enquir at News  Office.  Toronto, Ont Ngv. 7.���������It is reported  here that James McMullen, M. P., will  succeed Mr Patterson as Governor 0}  Manitoba, a deal being on by whice Mr.  Patterson will be given another offic  B. C. COAL MINERS  Winnipeg, Man.���������A special train with  150 coal miners from Nova Scotia for  Fernie, B. C. passed through the city  this afternoon.  COAL MINE ACCIDENT.  Wilkesbarre, Penn. Nov. 7.���������Sev  en men were killed and three fatally injured  at  Exeter  Colliery   on  the Lehigh Valley Coal Company's  grounds :u West Ptlsjn, near  hure,  this morning.    The accident is  alleged to.be,due to the  carelessness  of the engidieer, David  Price, who,  by  disobedience of  orders, caused  thre.i cars to run into the top shaft.  The cars loaded and   weighing   11  tons, fell down the 360  foot  shaft  and  crashed  with   frightful  force  upon a carriage carrying  ten men;  seven were almost instantly..killed.  Price, in charge of the engine, was  shifting loaded   cars.     Hia  ordeis  were to approach the breaker   with  tbe engine at the head of the train.  A few days ago he was caught push  ing cars and wab threatened  with  discharge.    To-day he did the same  thing,    ai;d    instead    of    curving  around the  shaft  the  cars  dashed  into it.  mo  X.003C  OUT!  FALL  Winter  Arrivin  FOUND.���������Three new shades were  found on the road to Courtenay about three  weeks ago, and have now beeu left at this  office awaiting a call from tbe owner, who  can have same upon paying for this notice.  HALLOWE'EN ENTERTAINMENT.  If you want a good nights entertainment, find out < when the Ladies' Aid  Society of the Comox Presbyterian  Church are giving one and you will be  well repaid for attending.  Last Monday night they gave a Hallowe'en Social that was in every respect a  perfect success.   Music, vocal and instrumental,   readings,   shadow    pantonine  tableaux and dialogue In character, con-  . stituted just a splendid programme. "  Mr.Mundell's   reading   was as usual  with him well 'executed.    Mr.   Landells  gave a reading that pleased all immensely; it was suitable for the occassion,' and  tellingly-given.   -.Frank Smith's selection  " was alsoagood one and'verv-well given.,  Perhaps Mrs! Eric Duncan's piece took  the best. ' She  is an   elocutionist of no  ordinary merit.    Mr. Martindale  favored  the audience   with a few   sacred songs.  His voice should make a fortune for him;  we weie   all   delighted.    Mr.   Ball is a  very modest young man, so I won't say  anything about his song; he is  always a  favorite.    Mr.- William Duncan  sang a  very nice little ballad, into which  he put  much feeling ;\you could almost seethe  anticipations   on his   face of  the happy  meeting the song  portrays in   its closing  lines.   The Misses Carter and Mr/Carter  are a great help  on these occasions with  song   and   violin,   (almost   rivaling  the  musical     family), which   was   given   to  the great delight of all.    "I'd - like it  to  last forever.'    Can't   we go through life  as it suggests?  The pantonine solved a riddle how  ONE M vn can be a crew, a captain, a  boatswain, a cook and all the rest 6f.1t. >  The dialogue could not have been improved on by professionals. The "aunt"  was just Al in^get up���������meddling giving  advice, managing things to come out as  she wanted. The young "lady in love,"  no doubt, felt some embarrassment at  expressing her heart's leanings to the  sympathizing aunt before so large an  audience, bu������ she stood it bravely. The  two young fellows who sought her love���������  what will 1 say about them? The rejected one will survive. May the other be as  successful in life as he was in filling his  part on thib occassion !  Rev. Mr. Tait, the chairmap, gave a  few happy remarks at the opening speaking mostly on the manner of spending  Hallow'en.  Bounteous refreshments were then  served. "Auld Lang Syne" was sung and  "God save the Queen" closed *s pleasant  a night as I have spent in Courtenay.  J. A. H.  LAW INTELLIGENCE.   . ���������  The proceedings taken by   the  plaintiff,  Alexander Unjuhart*  as 7executor  of   hi*  brother V estate, are of some public interests.  inasmuch aa it has successfully resulted   in ���������  the  payment  of a sum of   nearly   $3,400  in the priority of the simple oontraei ored>  |tora of this Laing estate.    It  appears, that  Mr. Alex. Urqukart recovered  tiro  jndg-   <  meats against the late   Andrew D.   Laing, 7,  and after Mr. Laing'a death- took   proceedings for the  administration   of  tho  Laing.  estate..   The adidavits filed by the executrix, Mrs. Laing, early this'-year, , were , to .  the af&ct that her-husband's estate was  vof.,  the value ot about $12,500 or . thereabouts,  whereas it now appears that.the estate does/  not exceed $3,924.    After the7deoree in this,, /  action was niade the plaintiff. obtained 7the# *'  appointment of a receiver"for" the 'purpose X  of receiving the aum ot $4,000 .out  of1' the   '  moneys coining to the said 'deceased  under  the Behring Sea award.' The debts -of   the ���������  Laing estate were certified by   the   deputy...  register at $5,711.23,  which makes the   as-  sets insufficient to pay the creditors in  full,  io other words, the estate to  be   insolvent.  Yesterday this matter came before Mr. Ju- ���������  tice Martin for farther   consideration  and  for directions as to receiver's enumeration,    <  etc.-   Mr. S. Perry Mills, under whose advice the above proceedings have been taken,  appeared for Mr. Alexander Urquhart,   and  contended that his client was entitled to be  paid in fall in .priority to the  simple   contract creditors, notwithstanding sec.   16   of  the Supreme Court Act, which is similar to  tbe Imperial Act, 32 and 33 Vic. c 46.    Although the   distinction  between   specialty  and simple contract debts in  the   administration of assets is abolished, it dues not deprive a judgment creditor of his right to  be  paid in full in priority oVer all other credit-  ors.    Mr. Moresby (Drake,   Jackson & Hel-  mcken), appeared for   the   defendant,   and  several legal gentlemen present  were   also  simple contract   creditors.'   Mr.   Moresby  stated that Mr. Mills had   given   him   the  authorities that he (Mr.   Mills)   had   cited,  and that he was unable to find ca������es to  the  contrary.    Mr. Justice   Martin   made   the  order, allowing the funeral expeubea aud the  plaintiff's claim to be paid iu full after payment of costs, and thanked   Mr.   Miila   for  the argument he had urged for   his   client,  ���������Victoria Times,  KNEW  HIM.  "This," said Mr. Flitter, 'is the p.cture  of the only girl I ever loved."  "How cleverlv," said Miss Wyse, as  she looked at the portrait, "ihey-do get  up these composite photographs !"  LATE NEWS CONDENSED.  Nov. 8���������The Supreme Court room at  Washington is wrecked and valuable records destroyed by explosion of gas in  basement.  Victoria, Nov. 8.���������Body of Heniy Edward Smith, a young man, was found in  his cabin Nov. 7, with his head cut open,  ���������a bloody axe on the floor. WnvHnm-  mond, who has been working with h;m is  missing.  Rear Admiral Noel, British commander,  ordered tbe Turkish troops, whose embar-  kation was delayed by an order from Constantinople, to embark on a British transport. The soldiers proceeded to obey but  the Turkish officers in command stopped  them; whereupon the British admy-al caused  the barracks to be surrounded and declared  the Turks prisoners. He also threatened to  use force to compel them to eiuhsirk. The  The Turkish officer-i then aliowtd-the embarkation to proceed;  f   t _ r . J-    *,.-- ��������� ti  l  f- irXi ,. r,H  ���������- \->  ^i^tV'M  .. '-"at-.Ji  s, .   jK,< .' ,  1      "!f--S  1  - '---,' '��������� -7"'������i  -   -    ������  1    '.   -'?/*"'  j-iAA'AxM  i\'*> i?xA  !���������- \   ,���������-   *   '������������������  '      ���������    .v-l'''I  j . - .- .'avA^vl  ; ,������. &s  ;        '. ,',<r '��������� -  .4     ;.^~.s.^  ,   .-..;-- .������������������v>,|l  /     ,-"* <*l  '  * '1J   ���������>'    ll  *   ^Vl  '    >! * * * "* A7 1  i-yt^* *l   1  -1 ���������'    , V,- 1  } -* V ���������  - 1  '���������., ,~c   . I  '        *"*     K^                1  -    ��������� ������1, *f- -.-(������������������1      1  ).l  ,   ' - AY rl  >   - *     iZ  f    kl Iw-  1 wonder if old Arthmrs money nags are  heavy enough to make a card for Cora.  Well,' I'll find that out, too.  BY   THE   AUTHOR   OF  ti  S3  68=  THE,  ,T(B���������. ETB  m  CHAPTER, I.���������MAN PROPOSES.  "H'm   And   you   scarcely   remember  your mother, I suppose ?"  "No, Lucian; 1 was such a mere babe  when she died. I have often wondered  what it would be liko to have a mother.  Auntie Hagar was always very kind to  me, however; so kind, in fact, that my  stop-father, fearing, ho said, that-1 would  grow up self-willed and disobedient, sent  hor away, and procured the services of  ��������� tho ugly old woman you saw in the  garden. Poor Auntie Hagar," sighed  the girl, "sho was .sorely grievod at our  parting,' and, that she might'bo near mo,  bought the" little cottage in the lield  yonder." , #  "Oh!" ojacuiated  the  man, more as if  he felt that he was expected to say something, than as if really   interested in the  subject under discussion.    "Ah���������er���������was  i���������a���������was'the old lady a property  holder,  then?   Most" '��������� discharged   servants go   up  f and   down   on tho earth,   seeking   what  they may devour���������in another situatipn."  "That  is   tho' strangest   part   of   the  ������flair, 'Lucian; 'she   had' money. .'Whore  It. came   from,,1 never could guess,-, nor^  "' ���������  would she ever give me any,, information  ou the subject. It was a legacy���������that was  all I was to know, it seemed.  "I remember, " she continued, musingly, "how very-much astonished ��������� I was  "to receive, from my'step-father, a lecture  on this head! He took the ground that  my childish curiosity was uupardonably  rude, and angrily forbade me to ask fur-,  ther questions.. And I am sure that  since that one instance of wonderful re-  . gar'! for the feelings of; Aunt Hagar, he  l���������fts not deigned to consider the comfort  and happiness ot any, savo and always  ''   himself." '     ��������� ' <  As   the   girl's voice took ori a  tone f of  scornful   sarcasm ;  as her cheeks  flushed  and   liar eyes flashed-whilo   memory   re-'  called the many,' instances   of  unfeeling,  cruelty,  aud   neglect, that   had   brought'  tears to her childish eyes and pain to lier  lonely hear."���������the   eyes ot Lucian  Davlin  became   bright 'with   .admiration,    and  something more';   something that   might  have   caused   her honosr, eyes to   wonder  and question,   if she  had bur, interprete.l  the glance. , But hor thoughts Had taken  a backward turn.    WiUiouC   looking   up,  . perceiving   by, his siiencj' that he had no.  desire v to   interrupt,  her-she   proceeded,,  half addressingi her tell: .   ��������� <-,  "1 used to'ask-'Jiim'about my mother,  ancl vas always informed,that, 'he didn't  caro to converse of dead folks.' Finally,  he assured mc that he was 'tired- of seeing  my sickly, ugly face,' and that, as I  would have to look after myself when  he was dead and gone, I must, ba eduoat-  ed.      Therefore, I was sent to  tlie dreary  Convent school at   M .    And  there   3  studied hard, looking forward to tho'time  when, having learned, all they could  loach me, I might; breathe again outside'  the four stone' walls; for, by my step-  papa's commands, I was not permitted to  roam outside the sisters' domains uutil  my studies should reach an end. Then  they brought me back, and my polite  stop-papa called mc an 'educated idiot.;'  and my good old Hagar cried over me  aud I made friends with tho birds and  tho trees. Ever since, always avoiding  my worthy ancestor-iu-law, I have beer  wondering what it would be like to be.  happy among true friends;, in a bright  spot somewhere,'' far away from this  place, where I never have been happj  , for a day at a time, even as a chlid.';  "Nover, little girl"?" Tbo eyes were  very reproachful; and tho man's hand  was held out entroatingly. "Never,  darling ?v   ..,��������� .    ,_   .._  She loked up in.'iiis'" face ' shyly, yet  trustfully, and then" putting her hand in  his, said: "Never,"- un til I knew you,  Lucian ; and al,ways - since, I think, except���������" " ��������� -���������  Sho hesitated, and the color fled out  of lier face.  "Except   whtfn ���������-I//thin.l? that, the   day  draws near   when   you "will ��������� leave - me.'*-'  And when the great world has swallowed  you up, you will   forget, " the"'i'i'ttlo'girr  you found in the woods, perhaps.'-:  A smile fli.ttnd across the face .of the  listener, and lie'turned away for a' pio.-  ment r,o conceal tlie lurking dovil gleam -  ing,out of liis eye?. Thou, Hinging away  his half-fin'islie'd: cigar, ho, took both her  hands in his, and, looking down into'hei  clear eyes, said : '���������  '  "Then doti't Jot me go away fruiri you,  beauty.    Don't stay hero to nia-ke dismal'  meditations   among   tlio    gloomy   trees.  Don't   pass -all.. Huvweary   winter   with  Curmudgeon, who will marry Vou   to-an-  oid bag of gold.    Conn?   with  mo;    come  to the city and bo happy.    You shall   Befall   the   glories und,!bcnuties-of the  gay,  bright, world'.  You' shall put d.ull caro'far  behind you.  You shaU.be my littiie Queen'  of Hearts,, to love ^nd   care   tor .'-'ciiways.  Swsetheart, will you'eoiher"' : ���������     *  He was folding her-close'now, arid she  nestled in his arm's with perfect trustfulness, with untold.nappiness shining'-'-ia  her bright oye?. She. was fn no haste tc  answer his eager question, and he smiled  again; and once more the lurking devil  laughed out of his eyes. But he held her  tenderly to him, in silenco for a time, and  then lifted the blushing face to Ms own.  ''Look up, Aileen my own ! ls*t to be  as I wish ? Will you leave this place with  me to-morrow night?"  The girl drew back with a start of surprise.    "You���������you surely are   not   going  to-morrow,Lucian," and tho gentle voice  trembled.        j  "I rhust, little oue-  a   letter   calling   me  * ������������������    *~gjw*v   >r**i  -have  just received  back  to   the city.  X our sweet race has ~i?eaa,  too lontr.    But   1 shall take it back with  me, shall I not, love; and   never  lose   it  more?"  Tbe girl was silent. She loved him  only too well, and yet this peremptory  wooing and, sudden ' departure struck  upon her naturally sensitive nerves as  something ��������� harsh and unpleasant. She  would not leave behind much Jove, would  be '-missed by few friends, and yet���������to  leave her homo once was to leave it forever, and ' it was homo, after all. She  looked ��������� at the man before her, and a  something, hor good angel, perhaps,  seemed, almost against herself, to move  her tr> -wuHoi  ������������������Wny ,musc i go like a runaway,  Lucian? I can't bear to bid you go, and  yet, if you must, why not leave me for a  little time? ,My father will never consent, I well know, but let me .tell him,-  and then go openly, after he has had  time toJjecomo familiar with tlie idea."  "After he has had time to lock you up!  Recollect, you' are ' not of age, Aileen."  After he has had time to force you into  a''marriage with your broken-backed old  lover.. After he has had time to poison  your-mind against me���������'-' X  '.'Lucian!   as   if   he could   do that, he,  indeed!".    The girl laughed scornfully.  It is   not   difficult  to .guess how  this  affair would have terminated.'   The man  was handsome   and persuasive; the  girl  trustful,,.loving,   and, save for him,   60  she thousht. almost friendless,  nut   an  unexpected event   interruptea  the eloquence flowing from tho lips pf  Lucian Davlin, and set the mind of the  girl free to think one moment, tin biassed  by tho mesmeric power of-his mind, eye  and touch. / ,  They were standing in a little grove,  near which ran the footpath leading into  the village pf Bellair. .Suddenly, as if  ho had dropped irbm one' of the wide  spreading .'trees, a very tat boy, with ' a  shining face and a general air of "know-  ingness"' appeared beforo'them.  ".I beg pardin', sir," proclaimed he,  "but as you told me if a tellergram come  for you, to fetch it here, so I did.  And staring at Madeline the while, he  produced a yellow envelope from some  interior region, and presented it to  Lucian Davlin, who_tore open the.cover,  and-took in the purport of the-messag3  at one glance. His face wore a variety of  expressions. Annoyance, satisfaction,  surprise, atl found place as he'read. . He  stood in a thoughtful attitude for a brief  time, and then, as if he had settled the  matter in his own mind, said:  "A1J right, Mike.    Go  back   now, and  tell Bowers to prepare to   leavo to-night.  I'll   come   down   and send the   required  answer.immediately.      Here,  take this.''  Tossing  him a piece of money j Lucian  ���������turned   to   Madeline, over..whose' faced  look of sorrowful wonder   was   creeping.  " 'Man   proposes,'   my dear!     Welli I  am   'disposed of   for a time.    Ic is  only  one night sooner, Maidie.    Nay,I see you  hesitate still,,and time just now is   precious.  Think till to-night, then; think^of  the lonelycdays here without  me;   think  of-me, alone in   the   big  world, wishing  and longing for   you:    I   could not  even  write you in   safety.    Think   fast, ��������� little  woman; and when   evening comes, meet  ��������� me here with your answer.   If it must be  separation for a time, dear, tell me when  I shall come back for you."  The.girl drew a breath of relief. He  would como back���������that would be better.  But, seeing his anxiety to bo gone, she  only said: "Very well,. Lucian, I will  be here."  "Then, good-by till evening."  A swift kiss, and a strong,hand-clasp,  and he strode away.  Trampling down the wayside daisies  and tender spring grasses; insensible to  the beauties of earth and sky; smiling  still that same queer, meaning smilu lie  took the path leading back to the village. Reaching the site, where tho woody  path terminated in the highway,- he  turned. Yes, she was looking afrer him ;  sho'-would 'be, be knew. He kissod his  hand, lifted'his hat with a,- courtly gesture", and*passed.out of her sight. ���������'���������  "Gad !''��������� he ejaculated, half'aloud, "she  is a1 little'beauty-';" and 'tog,lf 7inclined to  ���������'rebel, tpo. ��������� She won't go. with me tonight, I think; but a few weeks of- this  Solitude without,me, and'my Lady Bird  will capitulate. The old Turk, her stepfather, won't raise much'of a huo and  cry at her flight, 1 fancy. \Vouder what  is tho secret of his antipathy to Miss  Payne."  Ho paced on, wri-nkling his brow in  thought a moment, and then whistling  .softly as his fancies shaped themsolves to  his liking. Suddenly he stopped, turned,  and looked sharply about bim.-.   ,  "I'll do it!" he exclaimed. "Strange  if I can't.extract from a brokou-down old  woman any items of family history that  might serve my purpose.; I'll call on the  nurse���������what's her .name���������to-night. "   '���������  He glanced across the meadow, to where  stood tne cottage of-nurse Hagar,, .and, as  if satisfied with himself and his'brilliant  last idea, resumed his walk. Presently  his pace slackened agiin, and he looked  at the crumpled paper which he still retained in hi.s hand, saying:  ��������� "It's queer what" sent Cora to the city  for this flying visit. I mUst .keep my  Madeline out of her way. If they should  meet���������whew!"  Evidently   direful things might   ensue^  from a meeting between  Sladeline Payno^  and this unknown   Cora, for after a prolonged whistle, a brief moment of silence,  and then a short laugh, Davlin said:  "I should wear a wig, at   least,"    and  he/laughed again.    "I   wonder, by Jove'.!  CHAPTER  II.���������THE  OLD TREE'S  REVELATIONS.  Meanwhile, strange feelings filled the  hflart, jirirt troublesome thoughts the  head, of Madeline Payne.  .She looked about her sorrowfully. The  leafy wood seemed one of her oldest,  truest friends. Since her mother's death  she had lived, save for the faithful regard of old Hagar, an unloved life. In  the only home sho knew, sho felt herself  on object of dislike, aud met only cold  neglect or rude repulsion. So she had  made a friend of the shady wood, and  welcomed back the birds in early springtime with joyful anticipation of summer  rest under green branches, lulled and  soothed by their songs. '        ,  Wandering hero, the acquaintance between herself and Lucian Davlin had begun. Hero six long, bright weeks of  the springtime had passed, each day finding tJiem lingering longer among tho  leafy shadows, aud drawing closer about  them both the cords of a destiny sad for  one, fatal for each.  Standing with hands clasped loosely  before her, eyes  down dropped, and foot  tapping the mossy turf, Madeline presented a picture of youth and loveliness  -such as is rarely seen even in a beauty-  abounding land; A form of medium  height .which would, in, later years,  develop, much of stately grace ;<. a complexion ofJily-liko fairness; and eyes as  deep and'brown, as tender and childlike,  at; if their owner were gazing, ever and  always, as infants gaze who see only  great, grand wonders, and never a woe  or fear.    -  With a' wee, small mouth, matching  the .eyes-in expression, the face was one  to strike a casual observer as lovely���������as  childishly sweet., .perhaps.' Yet .there, was  something more than childishness in tho  broad brow and firm chin. The little  white hands were shapely and strong,  and the' dainty feet pressed down tho  daisies softly yet firmly, ' with' quiot but  steady movement. v ' '  Ma?iy a'man has been mistaken in baby  mouth and swee>y-smiling eyes. And  whoso'should mistake Madeline Payne,in  the time*to come, for "just a child and  nothing more, " would reckon unwisely,  and mayhap learn this truth too late.    '  Madeline sat .down upon a fallen tree,  where she had1 so often talked with her  lover. She looked up, ���������into ������������������ the wide  spreading branches overhead. There was  the crooked bough where sho had,n often  and often, in past days, sought refuge  when troubled by her father's harshness,  or haunted by dreams "of the mother she  had hardly known. It looked cool and  inviting, as if she could' think to better  purpose shrouded by the whispering  leaves. She stenned .unon the fallen  trunK, and. springing upwara, caugnt a  bending'limb, and was soon seated cosily  aiofr,- smiling at thought of what Lucian  would say could he see her there. Long,  she pondered, silent, motionless. Finally,  stirring' herself and shaking lightly <an'  overhanging7 friendly branch, she exclaimed:        '      ' ' r  "That will 'be hc^tJ I'll' stay hero for  the present. I'll tell step-papa that I lovo  Lucian, and will nover marry his friend,  Amos Adams, tho old fright! I'll try  and bo very calm, and as dutiful as maybe. Then, if he turns me out, very well.  If he shuts me up���������" Her eyes flashed  and she laughed ;   biit there was littlo of  mirth in the laughter���������"Why, then, I  would lead him a life, I think ! Yes, I'll  bid Lucian good-by, for a little while,  and I'll try and not miss Jiim tco much,  for���������Oh!"  She"had been very busy with her own  half-spoken thoughts, else she must havo  sooner discovered their approach, for now  they wore almost underneath her, and  they were no less personages than hor,  step-father. John Arthur, and her would-  be suitor, Amos Adams.  Madeline was about to make known  her presence, but her ear caught the  fragment of a sentence in which her  name held prominent place. Acting upon  impulse, she remained a silent, unsuspected listener.  And so bogan in her heart and 'life  that drama of pain and passion, sin and  mystery that should closo round, and  harden aixi blight the darkeuiug future  ot Madeline Payne.  A.more marked contrast than the two  men presented could scarcely be imagined.  John Arthur might have been, evident-  ly had been, a handsome man, years ago.  But it did not seem possible that, even  in his pahhiest days, Amos Adams could  have been called anything save a fright.  He was much below the medium height.  His-- head' was -sunken '-between. ,his  shoulders, and thrust forward, and each  feature of his ugly face seemed at war  with every other; while tho glance of  his greenish gray eyo was such as would  cause a right-minded person involuntarily to cross himself-and utter, with perfect propriety, tha Pharisee's prayer.  "Tho mischief fly away with you,  man," said Mr. Arthur, seating himself  upon tho fallen tree, and striking at tho  ground fiercely with liis cano; "what is  my dead wifotoyou? Madeline makes  my life a burden by th*!se samo'queries.  It's none of your business why the departed Mrs. Arthur left lier property to  me during my life,aud tied it up so as to  'mako me only nominal master���������mine to  use, but not to sell, riot one acre, not: a  tree or stone; all must go intact, to Miss  Madeline, curse her, at my death."  "Um-ni, yes.    Does tho girl know anything of this?".     : ,.  "If she did, your chances would be  slim" said tho other, scornfully. "No; I  have taken good Ciire that, she should not.  She has a vixenish temper, if she should  get waked up to imagine herself 'wronged', or any such school-girl nonsense. I  shall not Jive many years���������this heart disease is gaining on me fast, and If the  girl is your wife, in case of my death the  fortune is as good as yours, you know.  I want to have peace while I do Jive; and  for this reason, I say, I will give you my  step-daughter in marriage, and you shall  give me the note you hold against me for  that old debt, the payment of which  would   comuel   mo to live like  a   bnercar  ior tne remainder or my aays, ana tno  sum of ten thousand dollars."  ' "It's making a wiff a-rather expensive  luxury," quoth old Amos,- seating himself; "but the girl's a beauty���������no disputing that point; and���������"  "Of course sho is," broke in Arthur,  impatiently; "worth that, and riioro. to  whoever wants her, which, fortunately  for you, I don't; she is only a kill-joy to  me. If you want the girl, take her, and  be blessed���������I'll give away the bride with,  all the pleasure, in the world���������and live  happy ever after.' "  Thero was not much room for Argument between these two. Ir, was simoly  a question of exchange, and whon old  Amos had decided that ho was not paying too dearly for. so fair a piece of flesh  and blood,1 they c.imo to terms without  more ado, and being agreed that "its always best to strike while the iron'is'hot,  Mr. Arthur suggested that his friend return with him, accept a seat at his hospitable board, and hear himself announced formally' to Miss Madeline as her  future lord and master. John Arthur had  ever exacted and received'passive obedience from hi.s stop-daughter. Ho had littlo i'oar of rebellion now. How, could  she rebel? Was sho not dependent upon  his bounty for her daily bread, even?  Old Amos troublod his ugly head littlo,  if any. on this point, He recognized no  higher potentate than gold. . Ho liad  ���������bought him a wife; ho had but to pay  the price and take possession of the  p rope'rty.  Madeline Pnyne sat long on her leafy  porch thinking fast and hard! tho expressions of her face changing rapidly as she  revolved, in her mind, different phases of  the situation. Surprise gave place to  contempt, as she eyed tho departing plotters from her green hiding-place. Con-  tcmxJt merged into amusement, as she  thought of the wonderful contrast between the two wooors who had proffered  their , respective suits, in- a manner so  viery different, beneath . that selfsame  tree. A ��������� look of fixed rosolvo sottlod  down^upon lier countenance at last, anfl  uncurling' herself, she r,droppod lightly  upon tho ground. ��������� '  Madeline had made up her mind. That  it would bo useless to say aught of Lucian, she now knew too well. That sho  could never defy her father's commands,  and still dwoll beneath hor father's roof,  sho also knew. She hesitated no longer.  Fate, stronger than sho, had decided for  her, she reasoned. Her mind once made  up, she gave in it no placo to Joars or  misgivings. TIsj strength of'will and the  spirit of rebellion," that were dormant in  her nature, began to stir into ilfo, roused  by the injustice that would rob her of  her own. Sho not only had a way, of  escape, but that way lier own inclinations  lured hor. With never a fear, never a  thought of the days to comej she turned  from her mockery of a home, from hor  parent, unnatural, unloving, and unloved, to an unknown, untried worlJ,which  was all embodied in one word���������Lucian.  The past held for hor many- dark  shadows; th,q future held all that she  craved of joy "and love���������Lucian. ��������� . " ,  - In he.r, outraged 'heart there was. no  room fur grief. She had heard hor dead  mother scorned, and by him who; more  than, all  >:otners, should-havc   cherished  i '  "her memory, and ^lowored h^r namo. Slie  had heard herself bartored away, as a  parcel of goods, and her very life weighed  in the balance as a most objectionable  thing Hor happiness was' scoffed at; ,bor  wishes ignored as if without existence,  and, contrary to all nature; even her  liborty was menaced.  Slowly Flip txirned away, and very  thoughtful was hor faco .ts she went,  but fixed in its purpose <as fate itself;  and fearless still as if life had no dark  places, no storm clouds, no despair.  Oh,   thoy ��������� were lovely,  innocent   eyes;  nnd   oh !   it was a sweer.   sweet   mou'Ii!  But   the   eyes never   wavered,    and   the  mouth   had   no trace of weaknoss  in   its  dainty curves.    You have reckoned with  out   your   host, John  Arthur.      It is no  common-place school-girl with whom you  havo to deal.- Madcllno Payne possesses a  nature all untried, yet strong for good or  evil. ^ Intense   in love or hate,' fearless to  do and dare, she   will meet the   fate you  bring   upon   her���������but woe to those -who  havo compassed   her   downfall!    If. your  band !>���������������������������! shaneu the desr-iuy of her life,  slie   will   no les-?   over-rule your   iuturL'  and, from afar���������porhap's unrecognized,  unseen���������mete out to you ineasuro for  measure!  The grand old tree is sighing out a  farewell. The sunlight is casiing fantastic shadows where her foot, but a moment since, rested. The- leaves glisten  and whisper stranso^things. The golden  buttercups laugh, np in the sun's face, a=  if there were no drama 'of loving and  hating, sin and atonement, daily enacted  on their.green, motherly bosom. And  Made-line Payne -h-as/put her childhood  behind her, and turned her .face to the  darkness'beyond.  .'..  sure," sne resumefl. "sne isaiways Kina  and gentle to her old nurse. She is lonesome, of coarse, 3iul should have young  company, like other girls, but���������" here  the needles slacked again���������"drat that  city chap! I wish he had stayed away  from Bellair."  "Goodness, auntie, what a face! lam  almost afraid to come in."  Madeline laughed, despite her anxiety,  as Aunt Hagar permitted her opinion of  the "city feller" to manifest itself in  every feature.  "Get that awfully defiant look out of  your countenance, auntie," continued  Madeline; "for I'm coming in to have a  long talk with you, and,I must not be  frightened in the, beginning."  The lovely face disappeared from the  open window, and in a moment reappeared in tho doorway.  To permit herself to be propitiated in a  moment, however, was not in the nature  of Dame Hagar.  "I s'poso you think it's very respectful  to   pop  your  saucy head  in   at  an   old  woman's   window,  and set her all   of  a  tremble,   and then tell hor,   because   she  is not grinning for her own   amusement,-  that   she'  looks awfully cross,   and   thafc ���������  you are afraid sho will   bito  you.      You  are   a   nice ono to talk of  being   afraid; '  you, who never showed an atom   of   fear  of anything from your cradic up.    If you  were a bit  afraid, when you wero out in  the woods, for instance, and meet a long-  legged animal with a smooth tongue, and  eyes   that ought to   make   you   nervous,  'twouldn't be to,your   discredit,-! thiuk.  Of course, I don't mean to say   that  you  do'nt meet him   quite , by   accident;   oh,,  no!   And,I don't say that he ain't a very  nice, respectable sort of chap, whatever I  may think!      You are just like your poor  mother, and if this   fellow   with a name  that   might   as well be Devil,  and "done-,  with it���������" ��������� '  "There    now, ��������� auntie���������"  , Madeline's  faco   flushed, and   she put tho .cat down  ���������������rith midden emphasis;   I won't let- you -  say   bad   things ^ of   Mr.    Davlin,   for   I  think' you   would be sorry for   it   after-  "*,"  To be Continued.  TWIGS AND  LEAVES.  Experimental orchards are often conducted afc considerable expense  instead .  of profit.  A mulch of straw or coarse mfinuio-  will be found very beneficial- to newly  act fruit trees during the summer.  ��������� The best time to, water, '.plants is late'1   ,  'in the evening,, as their tho plants havo ^  moisture and coolness until morning.  In order to make the most, out of  the  .garden, whenever one  crop is  past uso  for the kitchen  clean  it up and  plant,  something else. , -      ,  Peach  grubs should bo  looked aflc:  now.' Gum exuding'at tho root nnd excrement is a good sign o������ their presence. ,  Hunt and kill them": ���������,  Dish-water from the' kitchen tuid the   ���������  wash water on -wash  day  make av good  .fertilizer to apply around fruit trees and  plants. '."'"",'  Thr cops and roots cf trees grow  much aliko in sonic respects. - If the  tops are long and slender, then the roots  are also. If the tops are short and spreading, tbe roots are also.���������St. Louis Republic  Two Battleships.  He���������Did  you   know  ifc  would  cost  $750,000 to work a battleship for only ���������  an hoar?  She���������And  yet  yon. growl about the  little money it  cost mother and me for&k't  a  carriage  the other afternoon.���������Indi-"  anapolis Journal.  CHAPTER ..ill.��������� THE   STORY   OF   A  .,','���������'���������   CHIME.  NurseHng'nr was displease":!. She plied  her knitting-needles fiercely,- and'scorned  to rejoice in their sTJiirp clicking/ She  rocked furiously backwards and forwards,  and sharply admonished tho cat to "take  himself away," or sho "would certainly  rock on his tail.' Sho "wanted to. do  something to somebody,'.she did!" She  looked across the fields in the direction'of  Oakley, nn'd-dropping her knitting and  bringing her chair to a tranquil state,  soliloquized:  "It's always the way with young folks;  they don't never remember ' thar, old tins  havo feelings. They run away after a new  face, and if,it's a young oie and a handsome one, they turn everybody out of  their thoughts; everybody else. Not  that I think that city fellow's a handsome chap; by no 'means," she grumbled; "but Maidie does; that's certain  sure. And she won't let me say a word  about him���������oh, no; I'm a poor old  woman, and my advi.be is not   wanted!"  Hagai resumed her knitting and her  rocking with fresh vigor. But her face  relaxed a measure of its grimuess as,  looking up, her eye rested on a dainty  nosegay, tossed in at the window only  that   morning   by this   same   neglectful  "she   don't   mean to forge' me. to   be  A Few Tings  that should be found in-  every well regulated  -household  DREWRY'S  Choice Stock Ale Extra Porter,  Canadian Pilsner Lager  (A Fine Light Beor)  Golden Key Brand Aerated Water  Imperial Table Sauce   | Choice  ^ . Y   Table  India Chutney J      Reliishcs  E. J j. DUE WRY  Manufacturer and Importer  ANTISEPTIC  SPRUCE ...  FIBREWARE  The perishable made imperishable.  The expense of. packing transformed  from an obstacle to a trifle. ���������  ,- ���������-.-.  These small pails of from 3  to 12 lbs.  -  capacity, keep Butter, Lard, Mince Meat,  etc.,. sweet'and. pure, an indefinite length,  of time. ...  They resist corrosion and decay, and  guard their contents from all contamina-  ation. 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An thar'll be more fish  Than your heart can wish  For the hungry folks at home 1  Bait your hook, believers,     ~"    *  ,    An come whar the waters swish;  They've soldiers made  , Of the fish brigade,  An thar's room on the banks to fish]  ���������Atlanta Constitution  A   BLACKSMITH'S   STORY.  J-  He Became So Run llowu That Work  Was Alinofit Impossible���������III* Whole  It oily Racked with Pain. '  Prom the Bridgewater Enterprise,  ,,Mr. Austin Fancy is <,a well-known  blacksmith living at Baker Settlement, a  hamlet about ten miles from Bridgewater,  N. S. Mr.'Fancy is well -known' in the  locality in which he lives. He is another  of the legion whose restoration to' health  adds -io the popularity of Dr. .Williams'  Pink Pills., Mr. Fancy related his story  of illness and renewed health to a reporter of the Enterprise as follows: "During the last winter, owing,'I suppose" to  overwork.>and limpare 'blood, I became  ,very much reduced in flesh, and- had  severe pains in the muscles all over my  <body. -.1 felt' tired all ,the.time, had no  ' appetite, and often felt so, low spirited  that ['wished' myself in another world.  . Some of the time necessity" compelled me  to undertake a little work in my.blacksmith shop/but I was not fit', for ,it, and  after doing the job, would have to lie  down; indeed I often felt like/ainting. 'I  was advised to .try Dr. Williams' Pink  Pill;!, and after using a couple of boxes, I  felt a decided relief. The pains began to  abate, and I felt again as though life was'  . not all dreariness. 'By the time I had  used six boxe^ I was as well asever. and  able to do a hard day's work at the fprge  without fatigue, and those who know  anything about a blacksmith's work will  know what this means.    Those who are  ' not well will make'no mistake in looking  for health through the medium of Dr.  TVVilliams'-Pink Pills/  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure by going  to the root of the disease, They renew  and build up the blood, and strengthen  the nerves, thus driving 'disease from the  S3rstem. Av.������id imitations by insisting  that every box you purchase is inclosed  in a wrapper bearing the full trade mark,  "Dr. Williams! Pink Pills for Pale People." ��������� ' ; -.\        e    .���������  ...      Sympathy.  "Still in the restaurant business, Fizzle?"      '  "1$o.   Burned out last -week. "  "You  don't say!   Well, there's one  consolation���������at last you got your coffee  hot!"���������Cincinnati Enquirer.  Oat West���������Later On.  Editor���������Train robbers held up a  freight train? "Wh3T, how did they come  to make such a mistake?  Reporter���������It wasn't a mistake. Twc  ef the cars were loaded with chainlesf.  Wheels.���������Ud to Date.  A Lament-  Now summer hats and summer frocks  Absorb lhe female breast,  And -wives become a grievance, for,  Ihey have to be redressed.  ���������Pick Me'iJp.  A YOUNG  GIRL'S ESCAPE.  Saved from being: a Nervous Wreck  BY  MILBURN'S HEART AND  NERVE PILLS.  For the benefit of Canadian mothers,  who have daughters who are weak, pale,  run down or nervous, Mrs. Belanger, 128  Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, made the  following statement, so that no one need  suffer through ignorance of the right  remedy to use: "My daughter suffered  very much from heart troubles at times.  Often she was bo bad that she could not  speak, but had to sit and gasp for breath.  She was so extremely nervous that her  limbs would fairly shake and tremble.  Frequently she would have to leave school;  and finally she grew so weak that we were  much alarmed about her health. I gave  her many remedies, but they did not seem  to do her any good.  Then I heard of Milburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills, and got a box of them, and  they have indeed worked wonders with  her. I can recommend them very highly  as theT/best remedy I ever heard of- for  complaints similar to those from which  my daughter suffered."  Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills never  fail to do good. They cure palpitation,  faintness, dizziness, smothering sensation,  weakness,nervousness, sleeplessness, anaemia, female troubles and general debility.  Sold by all druggists at 50c. a box or  three boxes for $1.25. T. Milburn & Co.,  Toronto, Ontario.  LflXfl-LIVER PILLS ';������������?������  an easy and natural manner,  removing all poisons and impurities. They cure Constipation, Sick Headache, Bilious*  ness,, Dyspepsia, Sour Stomachy Jaundiee; and Liver Com*  plaints    price 25c.  Inventive Genius of the Roman*.  Virgil occasionally indulged in humor at the expense of his friend Maecenas. He made at one time a pilgrimage  to the oracle afc Delphi, and on his return said to Maecenas, "I was awfully  bored while I was away." "So!" said  Maecenas. "And what was it that bored  you, amicus" meus?" "The augurs, of  course," was Virgil's quick response.  This incident goes far. to prove the inventive, genius of the Greeks and Ro-  mans7~since even at that early date augurs and gimlets had come into use.-7-  Kansas City Star.    -, - N '   /  A Bold, Bad Fellow.   >  Mrs. Blissing was in tears when her  husband got homo from the office night  before last. She and Edward have been  married only four months, and they began  keeping house less than two weeks ago, so  she still has some things to learn. \  "What's the matter, darling?" Edward  Blissing asked as she' threw herself into  his arms.        ,    i  "I've been insulted," tho dear little  woman cried. , t  "Who insulted you? I'll wade knee deep  in his heart's blood 1" her valiant lord and  niast erc declared.  " Tha milkman," Jessie Blissing replied.  "I told him when he brought tho bottles  in that they wero always nearly half full  of sand after ��������� I emptied tho milk out of  them, and when I asked him to explain it  he said:  " 'Well, if you expect your milkman to  filter and boil tho water for you, you'd  better ,get somebody else to supply you.?  And he i said'it'in such a--rough way'todl  What''do'iyou suppose he meant?/'.'���������Cleveland Leader,       '.v ,    '"   7    '      -'    .'f-  Slavery was abolished in "the United  States'in 1862.  Not Disinterested.  He was trying to magnify the danger  of a bombardment of our summer resorts  by the Spanish.  '' You never did care very much about  going," said his wife.  "But it's going to be worse this summer than ever before,'' he said solemr -  iy. "Formerly they merely stood a man  up and demanded his money. Now it's  going to be a case of 'your money or  your life.-' ",���������Detroit Free Press.  Truthful For Once.  "Can't yon send any encouraging  news whatever, to the public?'' inquired  one Spanish official.  "Yes," replied the other, after some  thought. "You can tell thein that Cuba  will be pacified sure enough in a very  short time.''���������"Washington Star.  Reason For Doubt.  Billings���������"Knowledgo is power,"  you know.  Henderson���������I'm not so sure of that.  My knowledge of the fact that you owe  mo $10 is thoroughly grounded, but I  don't, seem to have the power to get ifc.  ���������-Cleveland Leader. <���������  ITEMS OF' INTEREST. 7  Very many shortsighted people have  prominent eyes. ���������-'���������.-������������������  The Tolstoi communal colonies are  increasing in'Russia.  Alexandria possesses the largest artificial harbor in the world.  The normal weight of tho liver is bo-  fcween three and four pounds.  ' There are 230  glaciers  in  the  Alp3  said-to be over five miles'in length.  The English and Chinese languages  are sxiid to be the only two aihoug all  those known that class inanimate objects as of the neuter gender. ,'���������  All French subjects who are 70 or  moro years of age have a right to cldim  admission to one of the hospices, where  'thoy arie well housed and fed.  Canon Teigumout-h, Shore on lady  day, used at the celebration of the holy  communion .7 in the Lady chapel of  Wore/:-; ter cathedral, England,' the silver  gilt paten which-was'some time ago  found in th". stoii������ 'coffin of Walter de  Caiitelupe, who wasbithopof Worcester  in 12:JG, and which had not been used  for more than GOO years.  Disordered  Kidneys.  ��������� Perhaps they're the source of your ill  health and you don't know it.  Here's how you can tell :���������  If you have Back Ache or Lame Back.  If you have Puffiness under the Eyes  or Swelling of the Feet.',   -  If your Urine contains Sediment of  any kind or is High Colored and  Scanty.  If you have Coated Tongue and  Nasty Ta.ste in the Mouth.  If you have Dizzy Spells, Headaches,  Bad Dreams,��������� Feel Dull, Drowsy,  Weak and Nervous. Then you have  Kidney Complaint.  The sooner you start taking1  DOAN'S KIDNEY PILLS  the more quickly will your health return.  They've cured thou-  ��������� sands of cases of kidney trouble during- the  past year. If you are  a sufferer they can  cure you.  Book that tells all  about Doan's Kidney  Pills sent free to any  address.  The Doan Kidney Pill  Co., Toronto, Ont.  ucaiiu rem  ���������  ���������KIDNE^  7-PILLS  ���������  TRAOC^MARK  r ���������  Youi  Credit is'Good.;With. U*.  Drop a postcard with your name and  address for Sample Packet..  THE  MONSOON"  TEA  COMPANY,  7 Wellington West, Toronto.'  >*V������1  *  INDO-CEYLON TEA  i u  '   Peter   the   Great   was ' half    crazy  through most of his life from drink and  rage.     ,;   ���������,-       ./      ���������.- r    '  .Dear,Sirs.���������Within the past year I  know of three fatty tumors on the head  having,been removed "by the application  of MINARD'S LINIMENT without any  surgical operation, and there,is no indication of a return.,  , . '    ,        Capt. W. A. Pitt,  Clifton, N. B.      ���������     . Gondola Perry.  Sun Insurance Office. \  Eastern Assurance Co.       \  Quebec Fire Insurance Company.  London and Lancashire Life Ins. Co.  British and Foreign. Marine Ins. Co,  Lloyd's Glass Insurance.Company.  W. R. ALLAN.  i General Agent,,  Wtiinii.-ttii  W. N. U  174  ASK   YOUB JJJSAJLKlt FOK   -  BOECKH'S  BRUSHES and BROOMS.  i    '  For Sale by all  Leading Houses.  CHAS. liOECKH *  SONS.   MavmfRctur?���������,  '     TORONTO, ONT.  Wa.ches for Boys f^'NK  "Watch and Chain during the summer holidays;  by selling $2.50 wonh of ne and 10c poods-  goods not sold exchanged���������no money icquired.  teiiate 'your father's occupation, and we will  Jmail ihe goods. Dep't M, Manufacturers'  .Agency Co., Toronto, Ont.  ,ili  Cowper~was all his days overshadowed by the glooaa of insanity.  Mnard's LiRimentCnres Garget in Cows,  Dont think blank leaves are desirable  in'the^voluine of business. ���������   .  Miriarfl?s Liniment Cares Distemper.   ;  Don't expect to meet a man who gets  discouraged trying to live without  work.        ' -  ffinard's Liniment Cures. DuMeria. ���������  Don't'think because a man is an ico  dealer'that he is cold hearted:     -; -  m\  Inarms/Liniment Ciires ColiLetC :  '��������� Gibbon 'was gouty.   He grew so stout,  he could not dress himself.  ���������  . i  Spread a little "Quickcure" on the  surfaee of corns and cover with thin  paper; the soreness will be removed at  once, as it reduces the inflammation  which causes pain.  Dafoe had moro   than  Newgate and the pillory.  one   dose  of  ������l������   DON'T    FORGET    TO    VISIT.  f  *  ������  35  CHANGE   OF   PROGRAM  35 NIGHTLY.     '  * v  35 ' GECK ADAMS. Manager  IN   THE   LARGE. SUMMER   PAVILION,  BANNATYNE   ST; .EAST, WINNIPEG.,  f  POPULAR   PKrcES, , 3;  10c,  IOc, 20c.  9!C  greed  Bacon was avaricious and  his  led to his disgrace.  A plaster made with "Quickcure"  will remove difficulty in breathing, and  more quickly reduce inflammation than  the old mustard plaster.  Tasso was poor most of his days.  His miseries finally drove him mad.  Wouldn't Alter His Picture.  ��������� A friend of Arnold Bocklin relates  that when that eminent artist was quite  a young man he married a Roman girl,  beautiful and accomplisbo*., but as poor  as the young artist. Their daily meal  often consisted of a pot of beans. Yet  the arfrist would not sacrifice his ideals  for any sum of money. One time he  painted a landscape for a wealthy German merchant, who, as the prospective  owner of the picture, asked him to make  certain changes in it. This the beau eating painter refused to do, though, the  price offered him for the altered picture  was nearly SI, 000.  LAKE  WINNIPEC   EXCURSIONS  $13.50  Via���������"The Premier,"  "Citv Of Selkirk,"  "Lady of the L.ake."  for a'round trip on either the Premier  or. City of Selkirk, to Grand Rapids  andrefrnrn.  This includes railway fare to Selkirk, meals  and berth on the steamers and a sail of over 700  lrfiies. See sailing dates advertised in Winni  peg Free Press. "Lady of the Lake" runs to  George's Island, a sail of 300 miles, with every  accommodation, for $10.50. Leaves Selkirk  every Tuesday morning and Friday afternoon.  Reduced l ate'from anv point on C. P. Rv. Send  three cent stamp for ill list rated pamphlet.  "WM. CRAN&TON, Gen. Agent,  4S0 Slain Street, Winnipeg  TO CUBE A COLD IN ONE DAY.  Take Laxative Bromo Qndnine Tablets. All  DruggiBts refund the money if it fails to cure.  83c.  BOVRIL  v Is pure beef cooked, ready'for use, -and  -in the most \  kX>NDE.VSEl>  FOKM.  27 VETER  STRRRT  p        For the Bath,, the Laundry or in the Sick Room  , There's Nothing Equals  Richards' Pure Soap  "1  IT'S THE   BEST .     ...  Be sure you get RICHAEDS'.   Sold  by all grocers,  or write D. Richards^  Woodstock, Ontario, giving your full address, and I.will return yon FKEfc  I .      an Illustrated Book  j  BABTS  OWN  Soap  There arettany  all tack the remark?  able qualities of the  cfemime *  j *9 The albcptToilet Soap Coy. j  |0  7 'i* f'  '   f     u      i>"  -     tit,"'"  i :-^^4,u  .        4._   |       ���������"    '*|  ,; '������"���������-';  ' -'w f  4 usAyv *4*  ' JI    Mr','J-4Jt|  '   ������������������,.    '     ^h    .-'if  -I  . -V;  A:A.  ��������� -J. -'il  i "<*  ,1-. i' v v~' "7,1  'if     .-",'  Not   a   mere  extract  or ^essence. " It.  strengthens both body and brain.  Prepared Bi" ' \ '* - 7  BOVRIL, Iw, ted,  LOKDON, ENGL'ANJD;^  . ''Canadian Branch:���������     v   .       ^.^.n ,,-. . .    7  MONTREAL  '    ���������"-'���������' i-X'  "     I        4     -\  '  <.  yTTBTrsTTB-jnnnra s ami* 4 c s air37nnr(JTraTB"aTra"a s a sn jnn  The Man who rides a  Wheel '������n'y ha,f enjoys its delights  until he gets a  Rigby Porous  Waterproof  Bicycle Suit  In dry, weather you -would not  know the cloth was water-proof,  and in wet weather you can ride  all day without getting wet.  The Rigby cloth admits the air  but keeps out the rain. Any wheelman will see the great advantage  of it at once.  Rigby Bicycle Suits  [arc made only by ti. SHOREY & CO., Montreal, but are sold by all  up-to-date clothing dealers.  1 g g g g 3 gJLSJLg ggPggggBOPggggBftg B W utxrf������>lu4������3*v< Kt.ta.i4U  ^h^,**uAMZikJZXfrtV<&i(>e^at.nr,ut*.i.-x\.>.i&UA/lt xWimso.  ���������uuUw*druB(rwu  nrmm���������rifflMfi T*" ���������"-���������'��������� >**������!-iMimmnm' ���������n  q������o^CiwM������i uniMH^Tifj *��������� ������|J"  .TSF   .SSIVET-WIISKI/Jr   imw^'      CTSTMBERIiAIfiD,    ������.    C,      TUESDAY   &&?., #1% ,    4998,.   ^4,iii^j<jj>?t>i.w.^'t.L..'"   n,'    i&   'J.;^^���������.^.|   ���������-���������jj[i> '���������.a���������g?  Ifc"   <���������  Li -j  ,j������-  trip oia  0711  KLT  B1W8.  Cumberland,    B. C.    ���������  jssued     Every    Tuesday     and  Saturday.  TUESDAY,    NQVm    8th,    189B  Saturday was a very wet day but  it did not prevent a large number  of farmers, visiting town. They  were   here   for    business   not   for  Pjlea.  sure.  We notice many heads are falling  into the basket. While we do not  believe iu o/ficers being changed  for political reasons, there can be  no objection to lopping off super-  ' ijuo'ufi officials.  While the drain is being put  down in the alley,, it would be well  7 to arrange for connection with it.  furning waste. waLer on to Dunsmuir Ayenue after the drain jig finished will not be tolerated.  )NJ!or.e   dwellings   were   put    up  ���������-���������*���������-'      .'   .        >'        ;> ,.  here at one time than were needed,  but the demand has overtaken tht  .supply, and row exceeds it; L  would not be,a bad idea to turn  some of the empty stores into flats  for families. They would be eager-  ' Jy taken.  Jt is said the German Emperor's  visit to England has < some political  significance.    Germany is probably  Rooking   towards   Asia   for a col  ony for   her   surplus   population.  ������he English papers art?   not   slow  to show that Britain ha������ no  qbjec-  tion.    They praciically  say?   "Lei  us have our  way   in   Africa,   and  you   take   yours   in   Asia."       C j  course France and Russia are  jealous and wrinkling their brows   in  1 anger.  LOCAL BRIEFS.    "  No. C shaft was down ICO feet by Thursday last.  FOR RENT.���������Two rooms, together or  separate, eacli with outside entrance. E ������-  quire at News Office.  A dwelling on Penrith Aveoue belonging  to the Dominion & Loan Association was  sold yesterday by L. Nunns, agent,' to a  Swede.   "*  Another shitt waa pub on at the mill last  uight. It will be kept going from now on  night and day until it catohes up witb the  orders, which will take quite a while to do.  As foreshadowed in Saturday's NEW3. O.  Muira, tho alleged murderer was held, iu  hearing before A. McKnight and W. B.  Walker, J. Pa., for trial at the next court  having jurisdiction. The Japanese witnesses were also bouni over to appear,  Wo have been requested by a farmer to  notice the watering trough at tne Courtenay  House, provided for the horses of travelers.  It shows a public spirit which is appreciated. How would it do for the City of Cumberland to provide a' watering trough at  some convenient placo in town for use oi  Farmers' horses ?  Miss Bertram and those assisting her are  at work every spare moment preparing for  the concert whioh will be given this month  n aid of Trinity Church. There will be  several vocalists and musicians take part  who are new to Union. A. graphaphone  will be an attraction, on the programme.  Ia fact the concert promises to be a ver_,  i tractive entertainment.  MANCHESTER CITY ASHORE.  London, ,Nov. 7.���������British str. Manchester Citv from Shields for Montreal  previously reported having a disbled rudder and waiting to be towed'to the Tyne,  is true.  MOVEMENTS OF  WAR VESSELS.  Victoria, Nov. 7���������H. M. S. Leander, so  hurriedly order ������o return from .Coirox  last Sunday and placed in the dry dock,  came out yesterday ��������� morn ng, out'her  .Movements' are \et known. The new  of the Icarus have taken their station, bin  ike the Leander' her future movement  have not yet been made public.  CORPORATION  OF  THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  There is one thing noticeable in  rigorous climates, the people prepare for the winters, and therefore  pass them in comfort. In a comparatively mild climate libe this,  very little preparation is made  and as a consequence, the' wet and  cold weather is more dreaded than  it would otherwise be. And yet  we would not exchange climates  with the east. Those who' have  warm houses? and properly clothe  themselves scarcely mind the weath  er and go out every day, rain or  jshine without discomfort. Keep  qlry is the important thing, especially the feet, and io. case of getting  wet; the clothing should be changed as soon as possible. In a wet  pjimat,e people should wear wpol-  ens. '  CQAL SHIPPED.  Nov.  2.���������Pilot and scow, 189 tons of   coal,  for Vancouver.  $ov.  2.���������Transfer,-������8 tons of coa', and 206  of coke.  3^Tov, 2.���������Steamer Maude, 140 tons of coal.  pj<w   4.���������Transfer, 2Q0 tons of coke and  40  tons of coal for Vancouver.  The Aorangi���������Australian liner���������waa   due  yesterday.  MODERNIZED.  V. Where are you going niy pretty maid?"  "I'm going a berrying, sir," she said  "Who's to be buried my pretty maid?"  f.'It's none of your funeral, sir," she said.  ���������Selected.  Scavenger By-Law   1898.  Section I. The City Council may grant  t license to, or employ auy person, company or corporation, for cleaning and removing the contents of any privy vaults,  .links, or private drains, aud every person,  company, or corporation engaged in such  business shall be deemed a night scavenger  within the meaning of this by-law.  Sec. II. No person, company, or corporation shall, within the city, empty,  clean, or remove the contents of any privy  vault, sink, or private drain or cesspool, or  reservoir into which a privy vault, water  closet, stable, or sink drain is drained, without first having obtained a license or being  employed by the city so to do.  Sec. III. Every person, company, or  corporation applying for a license as night  scavenger, shall, if his application be accepted, pay a license fee of five dollars for  every six months and execute a bond in the  penal sum of two hundred dollars, (������200)  with two sureties to be approve 1 by the  City Council, conditioned that the said scavenger will comply with tho provisions ol  this by-law and every by-law which may be  hereafter passed by the City couucil touching their said employment, and will also  comply with and obey orders, directions  and regulations of the Health Officer. Provided that such license be not granted until the Health Officer is satisfied that the  applicant is provided with the necessary  appliances for carrying on scavenging in accordance with this by-law.  Sec. IV. Nothing ih this by-law shall  be considered to mean or be held to make  it obligatory on the city to grant any license  to night or day scavengers; but the City  Council may at its discretion employ all its  uight or day scavengers.  Sec V. The cleaning, emptying or removing of the contents of any privy vault,  sink, or private drain shall be done in an  inoffensive manner, and any scavenger, hav-.  ing begun any such scavenger work shall,  without any interruption or delay, finish  l the same, and Bhall ia every instance  leave  HI UHIIUUI.I.    I!      H. .���������������!U. "in   !!���������')���������_   .       .. .fM.Jiii    ������ t i ���������_���������   ���������WE have  received ap other  r Load of Funiture  including a very fine assortment of  || Inspection invited  THE BIG  ������S. Leiser, Prop  the privy vaults, sinks, or private drains in  is good condition upon the outside as when  he work.was undertaken.  Sec. c VI. The Health Officer shall have  power to enter upon any premises and ex-  imine any vault, sink, urivy,' or private  drain. v  Sec. VII. The contents of private,  drains, privy vaults, or sinks so������ removed by  any scavenger shall be conveyed in -watertight tanks or vessels, of such pattern and  description as may from time to time be approved by the Health Officer, and shall be  disposed of in such a manner, under the direction of the Health Officer, as to cause no  offence; and tanks or ^vessels shall be  kept clean and inoffensive when not in actual use.  Sec VIII. When requested, a licensed  scavenger shall cleanse or empty any vault,  sink, or private drain, or privy, and remove any aud all nuisances.  Sec. IX. No privy vault, sink, or private drain shall be opened, nor the contents  thereof disturbed or removed between the  hours of 6 o'clock a. m. and 11 oclock p. m.  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 prescribed.  SeC X. Licensed night scavengers shall  receive for each cubic foot of the contests  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 XI. Whenever it shall become necessary to empty any privy or privies or re-  move 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 possibly.  Sec XII. The City Council shall have  power to license or employ frqpi time to  time as many persons, upon such, terms and  with such conveyance and agpjiances as  they may deem necessary for the, removal of  garbage, offal, swill, and ashes.  Sec XIII. Every person sp licensed  shall be deemed a day scavenger^ and shall  at all times be subject to the rules and regulations of the Health Officer and the bylaws of the city and shall pay a   similar fee  and provide like bonds as provided in clause  three .pf this by-law, provided however'that  . one scavenger license shall permit any permit: any person to carry on the work of  both uight and day scavenger without extra  fee.  t  ������. Sec. XIV. Any cart, waggon, or other  vehicle, used or intended to be used for the  purpose of conveying swill, offal or garbage  shall be perfectly tight and covered so as  to prevent the contents thereof from leaking and spilling, and shall be of such pattern and description as may. from time to  time be approved by the Health Officer;  aud sueh cart, waggon, or other vehicle,  when not in nse, shall not be allowed to  stand in any highway or street, laae, alley, -  public place, or square.  Sec. XV. That the fees to be charged  by day scavengers for any matter or thing  allowed to be damped 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 cents for a half load or  less than a half load, for a double team aud  half such;rates for one horse load; and any  charges 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 contained in this by-law and  the regulations that may from time to time  be imposed by the Health Officer, and in  case ot non oberranoe of any of the said con  ditions and regulations, the said license may  at any time be summarily revoked (and can  celled by the City Council.  Sec. XVII. For any and evory violation  of the provisions of this by-law, a penalty  of not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100)  aaay be imposed by the Police Magistrate,  or any two Justiees of tbe Peace having jurisdiction over offences against the by-laws  of the City of Cumberland, convicting, and  in default of payment of said penalty and  costs, the offender may be committed to the  common gaol or lock up, there to be imprisoned for any time not exceeding 30 days.  Sec. XVIII.    This by-law may  be  cited  for all purposes as scavenger by-law of 1898.  Head the 1st time, July 12, 1808.  "     2nd    "   Sept. 23, 1898.  ������     3r<j    ������        ii     ������ 1898,  Reconsidered, and finally passed October  28, 1898. Signed  LEWIS MOUNCE, Maxor.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  Espimalt & Nanaimo Ry.  Time   TafoJ,e   No.   ������31,  To take effect at 7 a.m.  on Saturday Mar,  2<>t������ X8#$.    Trains run on Pacific'  Standard time.  GiOING NORTH���������Read down,  SatTS   | Daily. | Bund?  >%  I&. Victoria for Nanaimo and'  Wellington   Ar. Nanaimo ....'.. -.���������   Ar. Wellington ,..,   A* Mi  9.00  12.20  12.45  P.M.  4.00  7.16  .35  .GOING  SOUTH���������Read up.  Ar. yictoria..   Lv. Nanaimo for Victoria. ..  Ly, Wellington for Victoria  I    A M   I   P M '  ! Daily. I Sat. &  ' Sund'y.  I   12.07 I   8.Q0   (>  8.46   -|-4.3fc   <>-  8.25   .|, 4.2$  ���������   For rates and information apply- at'Conv  pnny's offices,  A. DUNSMUIR, President.  CEO. U COURTNEY,  ' . Traffic Manager.  Fruit and Ornamental Trees  Plants, Bulbs, Roses, etc.,  for full  planting. 54 varieties of  Apples.  22 of Plums  and Prunes,  15 of  Pears, 14 of Cherry in one two,  and three year olds. Thousands  - of Roses, most complete stock  in the Province.  Hold your orders for my new ;  catalogue which will be mailed  you as soon as out,  Send your  address for it if  you are not a regular ciistor  ' 7mer. '       ' ���������' \7 ' "'v ,  M. J.   HENRY,  60������~ Westminster Road,  VANCOUVER, B. Or  Richard P. Iallis.  Notch Hill Ranch,  Nanoose Bay, M C.  Breeder   of thoroughbred   and -K/A4.  class white Plymouth Rocks, Blaci^lV  LanGSHANGS.    Over- 170 prizes  wot>  in the last five ye:trs.   At Vancouver's  recent  Show, out- of an  entry of 2$  birds 26 secured prizes.  ���������  I gaurantee   10    birds   to the hatch.  Infertile, eggs   replaced.    Eggs $2.op  per setting of'15.  Teaming &  Livery  I am prepared to.  furnish Stylish Rigs  and do Teaming  At reasonable rates,  D. Kilpatriek,  Union, B. C.  NOTICE.  IN    THE     SUPREME     COURT     OF  j. i  BRITISH COLUMBIA.  In the matter of the estate of   Alexander  Joseph Mellado, deceased, intestate  All persons indebted to or having any  claims against this estate are required to.  pay the amount of their indebtedness and'  send particulars of their claims, duly  verified on or before the 6th day of December 1S98 to the administrator, Mr. Bruno,  Mellado, of Cumberland, B. C.  LOUIS P. ECKSTEIN.  Solicitor for the Administrator.  Dated November 3rd, 1898.  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  with G.F.Drabble and il.P. Collis, Esqrs  tw������ of her Majesty's Justices oi the Peace  for the transfer of licence to Robert Gra*  ham for the sale of liquor by retail at the  premises known  as '��������� Courtenay House"  situate at Courtenay in  the   District   of  Comox, and being on Lot 19 pi    Lewis's  subdivision of Section 14 in the said Dis-.  trict, unto Archibald   H.   McCallum,. of,  Courtenay.    And jh.at the  said   application for the said transfer 9/ sych   license  will be made at the next   sitting   of the  Licensing Court in and for the said Dis-.  tnct, to be holden on   the   15th   day   of  December 1898.  D^ted the 31st day of October 1898.  "ROBERT GRAHAM.  AGNES E. GRAHAM;  '-'������  ������ii  1  \J  ���������'.y  1  V

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