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Array r^gsa^iggsssB^^  :the,vbig .''store.  COUNGSL -^MEETING.  -��������� i '.> ���������' ���������  jj_.,','.������    r(j,���������  Minutes read and adopted.   -   J  . Communications -^Frotrr Boyd,'-  DRY   GOODS DEPT.' '-������}���������*..<���������>.  Just recoived several cases of the noted   .1  -'-..,//"    . :."' Health Brand <Onderwear'''  for Ladies,   Misses' and Children.  BOOTV&  SHOE   DEPT  ,0-  ROjied������.*jK& n  New'Good-Tto hand ir.  f.r  ,.* * *  ���������"���������    ' 'Gents', Ladiefc' and Ch������ldren's\Shoes; -  ^^*j; also, a'Cdmpletedine of,  )-(/-Vfi^���������e^6x)���������s'",  Burns & Co> rehire hose, &c.  'Laidf  over until next'* rheeiirig. ,' 'Clerk to-  write,, for,term������ of credit.  From E G: Prior-& Co.'" re'^milk"  testers.    Laid over until next meet-,  in&- ���������.    ".- /......''   "';;  , 'From  E;Ml'Yarwood, informing  1 *   r ' * \     * fi. t  Council , that judgment had been-  given, against the tCity in the Mor-  rochi ' licence case,l,1as it was held'  that there was no,authority for re-  fusing a,wholesale licence>to anyone  arid advising-lfta't licence he issued,  as, writ or .mandnmuswas with-nold  for~oi������e-week.* ������������������The-clerk..infoj;med  ,       "   ��������� ' ��������� . i .  'the'- Council "that the  licence 'had  I be'en-issued.     The communication:  i'wa's'received.'and filed^        - '"**'    ' r5  r LOCALS:  . ������*    -    - '���������       -, 1   ,  1  ..ZE&TTJ'IB.ErR,  <���������*?,>%  /fG  ���������{. 1"  ���������'d  ser  Ltd.  i js it>  . Of    CT5"r*r'"7TV"-"1Cl''"-" S< ">"  a  V.7V ������ % 1 t -    ^-*l/S������  ..8  -I  s ���������  I-  Ntrh'riWaci "JC'-lharUfSrtf '-���������  6'i  /ATE  S;  STREETTv . VJCXQRIA,  B , C.  HA.fcnW" AKE. MTLL*������-AND..-Mii\������TNG.. MA'CITINER y, '%  A N.O   !? V U i%rING " AN 1 > - ��������� D AIRYING:  'OJTT.M1. 'KfNDS. '.</,  'IMPLEMENTS".  \i  k    IJ;J,V.";. '^l^'?;  .' i:v;^:-/"^'^ ��������� -'1^ t Vn >4  ���������Agents ifo? McGormicVPTavvpstinff.'Macliinerrv.-^- (..', v  "Vrito for prico   and partic >lars.    P. O. Drawer 563.  -I'  ���������i ���������  %J  II)  to  uate' Home .furnishings,  8>  l,e.iHoi,i-^A"tioVrieyfGen,erdl had le-  qucst>dthim io^ake''lcbarge'*of T. R..  Brcwn's eirect?;* and^requesting City  a u (lion lies "to. ha ridiuvfei*a n y offset s"  in 'tll'eir-hands/beluriging i-to \ the  Ald.viieid1 moved', ..AId;"/Bate sec  ble be  .     effectt;  Carried  /Accunnts ��������� *Erorrj";"Wv, Willard,  trip'to Na-n'aimo ������arxd ^'back, $15;  fro in.   Or Milla'i'ct,' ex.Ttiiination of  T.li.   Brown,  $6"50 r.froru   C.   H.  Tarbell.', six"dozen* <c;iairp,' H544.10;  ' hrtid ware, "$ >:9'0'; "UV&C: WaU'i'Co.,  -uiping, ,T&c.,fj$16.*22. ," Kefjeried. to  " Fihri'nce Co.'ifiint'tee.'"'* '    -,: -   ������������������   ' '  ,', Poiind' By-r<rw^ was' readv second,  'time.    '������������������-,. ;i  j^. .1       , v  :,';,,  /��������� Reports���������^Frb'nti^Hv F:  Pullen-re  ,.bra ticrfrba n kr-r-. Co ntftiit'ttje - to 'tneel  ���������Mr^Pullen at a later,date: .-H.-Hor-  "nM'ri rtporrtor Ot'tober:' and T. E.-  ��������� Uank's.fi r same month were read.  '-Early'Closing By-law was re id,  first time.    ' ���������  . rCouucil adiourned.' r      '   .  ' "'Sunday was the King's, birthday^  G. Lippiatt ^was slightly injured"  .by, a fall of rock while working in'  ,No.'4 last week.-    >-���������'������������������   .>,    ,.   i  Hunters have been busy during"  -.the late snowy weather,, many deer,  having been brought in to1 town.,;  Mr Jabez Ashman has,.'we under,-  stand, leased" the Riverside-Hotel at  Courtenay, fr.rn Mr R'. Grant.' We  .wish him every,success.  ,t      ^.   '    -  L A fire started in the-gob up No. 3  -incline of.No. 6,mine Thu.sdav.   It'  'was quickly ex inguibhed^hovwever,  without damaging anything." 1' * -���������  . -The CityaCqunciL.aie,, again, taking steps towards th'e establishment ���������  of'a .bankjiere.' ^It.i's/to'be" hoped ,  "that succesdvwilL crown their reff or Is'  ' ������ v^*..'j   _l :-^'-r  if  >Mr JSeevor-Potts,returned, 10 this  'city'011 Thursday last... -Mrs^Po'tt'st  and family have gone to England,,  .Mr: Potts  accompanying them fas  ' far'as-'Va'ncouver-."' -'-*:- ��������� .,if;>-."i i $"  The Orange Lodge's celebrated th'e;  %niglitl of-the- 5th at-Courtenay, err-:  '!ioying themselves'and entertaining'  their friends at a dinner and,dance/  at that charmi'nsr'suburb. <-- ''     ! -'  Geo. Allison Lost.  (,  . . People 1 who. went , up>'to , Oyster  River last.week^ report hundreds ofv  -tices across the road) the result of,  the'violent -wind storm.- -The-roadf'  w.is being cleared off by'a govern-*  ment.tgang.   \- . ^.   \ ,(/ :',^     ' ���������  Tne.e'is  a-'-growing demand for*  comfortable,cotiagesih^Cumberiarid,:  'to-dH.y/'ajsuresign _that the^town is  progre'esihg.-'r ''rne rmprovemelit'itv  ^u'-mess  tziytm Tqavkjar-mfcJC^aan&rcuqsa  Every Popular ,  T%Stvle,of Furniture  f in  all Grades is  Stocked-by us  6r. Made to Order,  atourown Factorjy.  We Furnish. Homes  Complece  and submit Estimates,   ���������  Samples and Illustrations free    .,,I5rop us,a-line stat^  ing- your needs and you will liearfrom ���������us promptly;/,;^  -(,1  a,  THE  8?8flBf S%  ���������***i������cr������'>m������r'xw^rraKI'aaCOT^r**  88  GOVERNMENT ST.  Victoria, B.C.  :JL<3-*E3isrTQ; ;.FOB ',-;,'. ;    .'; ,  Pianos, Organs,  Piahblas, Vocalions.  123 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.C;  If you want to buy a Piano or Organ, call and.see our stock or write for particulars.  Our Prices are Reasonable and terms can.be arranged to.suit.your convenience.    Ev^rv  "Instrument we Sell is Fully Guaranteed     -We Soil Only Reliable Instruments, from the  best manufacturers.    Our Patrons Riak Nothing. ... .;  'YOURS TRULY, "-'  THE HICKS & LOVICK PIANO GO.  Mtjrs'caxagraaaarjsMr.gggo i  ���������x'"R,"2": us "iroi^-  JOB    PR I NT.IN'G  Work of Every Description  wirgTKxcr ���������Mr^tux.sj^  at IVloderate Rates  One of "the most iiijportant steps  to establish 'aerial telegraphy sta-',  fions-   at '' a    distance 'from     the  coa^t     and,    thus     communicate,  \vitli ^ippro iching  ships  is   to   te  shortly,carried out.     The floating  station will be placed in ,the  open  sea at  the. point  49 deg.  40 miu.  north    latitude   and   8 *deg. * west  longitude'hy an 'Euglith -company :  which has be,en recently.formed at,  'Liverpool. /'This point*:s 110 niile^  vve-tof Cape Lizaid, and the station  will be in constant'communication  with the'la-tter point. '   As the distance  is within  the limits of good  operation   theie is .no doubt   that,  tin-; messages will be iegularly  and  accurately   received.       The    vessel,  which is'to he anchoied here will  serve'different pu [>oses.    It will be  equipped as an  0 cctric (ires-hip, a  telegraph and postal station, a life  saving  post, and also  as ji supply  .station,, which   will   furnish   food,  coal, etc, 10 ships which are in need.  The .vessel'' will . ali-o be of value as  representing a.n   advance  manime  post 'for England.      There may ,be  some difficulty'in   ihe  w;iyof anchoring such a vessel, as the ocean  depth  in this,localir,y reaches 400  feet.      The  ship will   need to be of  consid-rabie  tonnage  in  order  to  carry out the requirements, as well  as to resist the force, of the Atlantic  during the winter season.     In this  exposed  situation   the   vessel  will  certainly be subject to some rough  treatment.���������Scientific American.  Conditions"  too ^is', better^  than it,has been. sj.  ,>-...  ^ .^ ������> -4  The conversazione to be held in  Cumberland Hall under tlie directorship of Mrs Collis, Mn? Staples,  Mis Tarbell, and.oth-r Ladies,"prq-r  mises to be'.very s-uccessfuj as. it is  'to be given for'the benefit o; the  Cumberland Hospital. ' Everyone  should attend.        ; -  Mr Geo, Richards of Cumberland  was mariied at Extension to- Miss  R. John of the same town. ��������� They  arrived heie by Tuesday's steamer  .to reside. ,'Miss John was,a prominent member of the Methodist  chinch, having been superintendent  of the Sunday School for some time.  1  Bob 'Strang held up the "sporting  editor of this paper the other day,  and wanted to know 'how it was'  that his purchase of the trotting  mare "No Good" had no' beer noticed. J" An apology ' was ' tendered,  with apronii.se that the'oversight  be ameuded. Bob has got a horse  and the sporting 'editor was dense  enough to at first mistake it for a  plug- We *apolc-gise, and suggest  that ( Billy McLean attend more  carefully to its stabling so that its  olour may be more decided.  Early lsst week, M. Henn^psey,  and Geo. Allison went up tlie Lak&  ou  a hunting  expedition/     They  .made , camp,'at' Quartz Creek, and  hunted Ihe adjacent mountains. On  Thursday  they went up  what  is  known' as  McDpugal's  mountain,  separating^after they had left camp.  Hennessey'returned to camp in the  afterijpon, .amp fo'uri'd' that Allison  hadinot yet got in, but,at first felt  no anxiety, as it is sometimes a/bout  dark before hunters' get into camp  .from , the   mountains. -���������  However,  wheivnight'felj and Allison did not  /-ppeaK'il began to* look as if some-  thing had happened, and early .next  morning-Hennessey began'to search  themountain for him, without'suc-  cess.,,; In. therafternoon he, .came to  the mine arthe'Lake end, and-gave -  rthe alarmr   SevefaVstarted'off with   '  ��������� '   ���������     ������-I-1,  -, '   ���������' M- ,"���������������,-���������  '"     >      1  man, and a lar,ge number,went from ,  - tovyn'the- next  morning. -������������������ These  , p a hies < h a ve., hu n Jed j t he m oun ta i n /  carefullj^, but'up "to .Sunday- night  no wtfrd of success has re'ached'here.  by, thpae who know the country, it  - is .feared,,thatfan ^accident, ,has. be-  1 fallen,,J Allison-* 'as f he -knew' the  .ground, well, .and. could   scarcely  have'lost .his way, the, nature of the  gro^nid^rnoreover,' being such as to  '- lead��������� a~peison toward Hhe/lafce by  .going downhill,  the opposite- side  ''being|for"the greater, part extremely  -.precipitous. /Poor Allison, when he  lert ecarnp.that  .day,,-.was -lightly "  clad, and carried, no fobd whatever^  and as snow* has*fallen nea'rivrcon-  T tinuou'sly'ever since.'his-chances of  perishing "from exposure;-^if, he were  '  "crippled., aregrea't. r .The show, too,  r4iasiipqv.e) b'cU up"7aHi' traces" he may   <> ">  have'made in his:wanderin'gs.'  i loi'  Short-Hand,   Typewriting,   and  Book-keeping  Class.  ���������rvi:  nvj*.w i;.mai3vcr*mrK  ANTED,     a,   Probationer  Nurse    at  Union & Comox Hospital.     Applications addresded to the Secretary.  ���������W'  ISS LOIS MATTHEWS. Graduate of  the Commercial College, Vancouver,  intends starting a Short-Hand, Typewriting- and Book-Keeping Classs.  An .livening   Class will   be   formed  for  those unable to attend during the day.  JssAO    Pitman's    System    of  Short-Hand  will   be   taught.  Lessons also given in Voice Culture.  Concert Engagements accepted.  For Term*, etc., apply to Miss Mattuews,  Penrith Avenue.  FOR SALE, Cheap, a Good Bicycle  in first-cla3S condition.���������Apply,  "News" Office.  Last- Sunday,* two".Hunters,   D.  Fletcher, ami * "Scotty!i',l left "Court-  (      " ***��������� * *  enay for a hunt/'and .succeeded in  floo*-irig   themselves/.'The satvmill  'whistle was '"sounded, a\ iiitervals-  .until they^ot-out.of the woods.  ��������� J he  same "day "a, 'man ' named  owanson, trom this cny, got lost In  tlie TienL River cuuntry.���������   Late in  the  evening   P. Andersen and  R.  tCoe,, jun.., started   o.ut. with   pit  lamps'to search for him.    They got  his   track, and   followed it' until  morning, through a. fearful -tangle  of young growth fir, fallen timber,  and swamps:      Svvanpoh had, however,-got" out and  was home ahead  of'them, 'arriving at -3 a.m.     His  must have been a .frightful experience in! forcing  his way^at night,  through a country ' that should be  .avoided in r-road^daylight, and with  several inches of wet'snow to drag  through.    Not so fortunate is poor  Ueu.(Allison, of whom" no trace has  been found up to time of going to  press.'   Mr Baird, the Government  Agent, has sent out four men to aid  in the searcli.      t is feared that the  worst has happened, and that there  is now almost no hope of his being  alive. ;--���������    '���������:  '.'"*'���������!**  T. Kirkwood has been unfortunate too,'in- a small way, though it  was h(it he who has been lost.     He  shot a fine.deer Sunday, and had it  hung up in his b:ick.yard.    During  the   night,-some   soulless   mortal,  w.ith_an insatiate craving for venison, 'pinched, the buck, and all that  poor Tom saw next morning was a  smear of fat, where the carcas had  bfre.n dragged over the fence.  *   * ��������� * .  It is  said���������on   the   quiet���������-that  Dave  Walker  w������s   very fortunate  deer shooting up the Lake the other  day.     He is said  to have got two  good ones quite easily, close to the  shore.    How about that Dave?  '��������������������������� 1 '.���������. ���������fu.&s-s.  ���������M-V,in    -l^**-'  ~,5S"W.n������.fT~' '*'<��������� U*l^ifr~El'&!-*^t-<*ZnE&i������*.\Z.'Z������3Zi  A GIE OF GRIT.  By' MAJOR    ARTHUR   GRIFFITHS.  Copywright by R. F. Fenno & Co.  '���������'They couldn't take tho captain, not  by force, In broad daylight, and he  wouldn't be likely to go of his own accord."  "True for you, Shuyzer.   I'm In hope  they'll just stay where they are, think-  . 3ng to weary us out.    However, they  may stay a little too long.    Now, I'm  lor the shore, and I shall take Joe."  The major was away for a good hour,  Und he came back alone. He had left  Joe on the -watch, with one or two signals arranged to keep us up to the time  of day. If the yacht moved her berth,  he was to wave his cap; If she sent a  boat ashore, his handkerchief, and so  ou.  "They're   not   very   comfortable  on  ��������� board," the major said. "Got a man  ot the masthead on the lookout, and I'  fancy  lie can  see our smoke. - Their  " fires are-banked. ' Should not be surprised if they tried to run* for it after  dark. We must be on the alert, ready  to give chase, or'they may get away  tegain."  "You'll wait to take the boy off, I  bope?" I was anxious about Joe, not  .   Nvishlng he should coineto' harm.       ',  "That's all right. He understands.  Xf we have to leave in a hurry, he's to  make the best of his way back to England on his own account. I gave him  ������noney-and explained. No fear of him."  We got no sign' from him the whole  Of that afternoon and evening. The  time passed quickly enough, for the  major and  I  talked  all  the  time of  ��������� what we thought to do and how we  should do It   The boldest plan pleased  - us best, and we meant to row straight  for the yacht with all hands, picking  ���������up Joe by the way, board her and trust  ;. to luck' and bounce for the rest. ���������  Night came  about 8 o'clock,    dark  ��������� and starless.    It was best to get to  ' work right away, and we were to start  about 9. But a little before that we  beard shots and the noise of a rumpus,  faint, but distinct, in the distant.* Something was up, certain sure, and in the  direction of the bay, for the sounds  came from the 3*acht.  "Better' not poke our noses into any  row, not till we're driven to it," the  major' said . quietly. "The night's  ���������young-yet. We've got it all before  us," ;' ,     _   -  So' we waited half an hour, and  "were on the point "of starting out on  au expedition when we heard a sound  of oars approaching'  What could it mean?  Thou came a low "Hello! Jacob  Silverton ahoy!" in Joe's voice, and he  was soon alongside, in a boat that belonged to the Fleur-de-Lis. ��������� He said  bo; anyway, and we were bound to believe him, although It was a confoundedly queer story.  While he waited among the rocks he  Btill kept hla lookout on the yacht. Although it had fallen dark, he could  make out her hull on the water plainly;  there were lights, too, aboard, with  srreaks and reflections strong enough  to show up parts of her.  Suddenly he saw a figure dropping out  of the stern Into the yacht's dingey,  which -Heemed to have been put there  ou-purpose, -and which, anyway, was  quickly cast adrift, for it floated slowly, and silently away. The tide waa  making Into the bay, and she must  iiave been caught on the current, which  carried her inshore. Half way to the  iand the figure, which had no doubt  been crouching, in the bottom, out of  ?ight. got up pu .to the thwarts a������d  began pulling Rke mad.'  Joe soon made up his mind. He  must know more about this boat aud  the man in It: so he got up on to the  top of the rocks, where there was a  better surface, and ran all be knew to  the head of the bay, ' following the  sound of the oars aud getting a squint  now aud again of the black smudge of  the dingey. He came upon it at last,  high and dry on the shore.  But the man was gone.  Joe was a smart nipper; he knew  What he had  to do, and that waa to  pulled out to the sea, coasting the far  side and giving the yacht a wide berth.  When almost off it, a fierce row broke  out aboard. . Six shooters were let off,  several shots.- pretty quickly  followed  by yells and curses.   Joe saw that the  disturbance was heard on shore; lights  began  to dance about In  the village,  and i he alarm was given.  "They'll soon have the gendarmes on  hfir  hacks.    Now's  our time.     We'd  ::c the dingey back; it will be an ex-  *i'   for getting on  board,"  said  the  :<>r.   ."Sham's   the   word,   skipper.  Man  the   boat,   every   soul   you   can  spare, cast loose and give way."  A shore boat was already alongside  when we got to the yacht; it had  brought the authorities, for when we  hailed the answer came in French' to  keep off, that the police were in charge,  and if we had anything to say It must,  be by daylight.   ' '  "Anyway, we'd better bring the tug  into tlie bay and lie close handy  against the morning." I suggested,'and  the advice was considered good, although, the skipper did not'much like  the job of enteriug a strange place in  the dead of night. '  There were more difficulties made  next, day, and it was quite' late before  Stlie major and I set foot on the Fleur-  de-Lis. Some more big French toads  had come off from shore���������a magistrate,  one - or two doctors, and ah officer of  gendarmes���������and they had ' begun ' a  "verbal ��������� process," as It is called; for  there had been wounding and attempted murder, so they said, on board the  yacht.  The long and the short of It was,  that the rogues had fallen out among  themselves;, with good reason. ,too,  from the point of view of' some of  them. " McQuahe, the colonel ' from  Klondike, had fallen out with5Lawford  for assisting our captain to escape  from the yacht, and loosed- off at him  directly Wood was missed. He was a  quick shooter and had pretty well filled  Lawford up with lead, so full that it  might go hard with him.  But, at his owu request, they let  Major Thornhill have some talk with  him, in which a little light was thrown  on recent proceedings. William' Wood  has. been brought thus far in the Fleur-  de-Lis, a close prisoner, but by Law-  ford's help had broken out and got to  shore ,in the dingey. He. of course,  was the' man Joo had seen.  Questioned as to the' confidential  papers, and whether they were on  board. Lawford shook his head.  "The " duke" has stuck to them.  There's,money In them, a big pile, aud  he^'s crossing the pond by tomorrow's  mail to sell them to Uncle Sam. Guess  you won't overtake him, and if you try  to stop him on lauding he'll have the  American government on his side.  They're .hungering for those papers,  you bet."  ,.-"You   are "positive   they    are   not  here?" Insisted Thornhill.  "Don't I tell you? I'm likely to get  nothing more from this crowd except  my' death, and it's to my advantage to  serve the other side. If you want those  papers, you must look for them on the  Chattahoochee, and she leaves Southampton tomorrow (Sunday) morning."  It was now only the afternoon of  Saturday, and we might have done It  well starting back full steam ahead at  once. But French police and French  lawyers are a sight slower aud more  interfering than the British, and they  wanted all of us to sign a new "verbal  process" all about ourselves. The formalities were not completed by Sunday morning, and by the time we were  ready to start for J2*ngland the Chatta-  hochee must have already left the  Solent.  We made, therefore, for Weymouth."  the nearest point, and landed late that  night. Thence the major and I took  the enrs for London, neither of us remarkably happy, for the whole blooming business was more or less of a  fizzle.  ZEB WHITE'S TALES.  HE   IS  UNEXPECTEDLY   ELECTED   TO  THE  TENNESSEE   LEGISLATURE.  I  Leaves His Home to Attend aSexsioii  ut.tlie Stateliouse���������Taken His. Wife  With Him and Has a Queer Experience���������Why He EleNitfiieil.  [Copyright, 1902. by C. B." Lewis.]  T was ten or twelve y'ars ago,"  began the old possum hunter of  Tennessee,  "when  our member  ' - of the  legislature turned, ag'in  moonshine whisky,    cr " rf  "That meant that somebody else must  be 'lected in his place, and what did  , the pesky people around yere do but  come to me and want me to stand!  They come to my cabin a dozen at a  time, and they shook hands and (failed  me an.honest man aud all that, and the  mo' I hung back the mo' they wanted  me to run. When,they got me into a  tight co'ner, I says:.  " 'I can't skassly read, and I can't  ekassly write, and I can't git up befo'  that legislachur and speak ten words,  and* what good could I do down to  Nashville?    Besides,' 1   hain't" got, no  lie saw a ftqurc dropping out ol Vic stern  into the yacht'a dingey  paRS on his news to us. The quickest  way would be to row out in tlie dingey:  bo he ran her back into the water and  CnAFTER X.  CAPTAIN   WOOD  RESUMES.  After an interminable drive, still  bound and gagged. I at last found myself oh a narrow-bed. probably a cabin;  berth. The1 motion, the noises, the  odors around, soon satisfied me that  I was on shipboard and at sea. I  must have been in a state of semi-  stupor, the result of ill usage and want  of food, for I only roused myself with  difficulty on hearing my name called  aloud. I realized then that my bonds  had beau cast loose; there was no gag  iu my mouth; 1 was so far free that  I could use my limbs and speak if I  ���������choose. 1 was lr a small cabin, ouly  dimly lighted through the closed port;  but it was sfill daylight, and from the  wash, against tbe side 1 knew that the  craft, whatever it might be, was*, in  the open sea.  Three men were In tbe small cabin,  crowding up and fillingit completely.  Two stood over me, oue of whom I  recognized as Lawford. the American,  and when 1 saw his face 1 realized how  deep laid was the plot against me. Behind was a third, a coffee colored  negro, who took no part in the proceedings, except to show his white  teeth in a truculent grin from time to  time when reference was made to him.  The spokesman was a tall, thin, lantern jawed man, with a goatee beard  ind a big slouch hat. His accent was  strongly corroborative of the laud he  nailed from.  (To be Continued.)  WE WAS   OUT OF  THAT  TOWN  OP   NASH-  , VILIjK 1JEFO' SUNDOWN."    ���������    -  good clothes, and thar wouldn't be nobody to talk about b'ars and wildcats  with me; and I'd be as lonesome, as a  sick coon in a holler tree. Then thar's  ��������� the old woman. If she went along with  me, they'd make fun of her, and if she  stayed yere she'd be all alone. I'm fur  moonshine whisky, as yo' all know,  but I can't take no office.'    , ���������  "They purteuded to give in at that,  but what did the critters do but put  me up to'be voted fur when the time  come, and the fust thing I knowed I  was 'lected by 400 majority! When I  heard the news. I told it to the old  woman and said:  v " 'Waal, what am I gwihe to do about  it? I've either got to hunt fur a cave  and hole myself up or go down to  Nashville.'  " 'Yo'll go to Nashville,' says she.  <   "'And what'll yo' do?'  " Til go with yo'. I've bin thinkin'  this thing over, Zeb. Thar is sich a  thing as P������>vidence, and Providence  appears to have picked yo' out to go  down-to Nashville and keep them critters from incouragin' the revnoo ag'ln  moonshine whisky. I dou't know how  yo' ar' gwine to do it, but as Providence has helped yo' out when yo' was  tackled by b'ars and wildcats and roar-  In' bulls it will help yo' out now. WThen  we once git down thar, Providence will  p'intthe way, .and we will toiler.'  "I felt purty skeery about it." said  Zeb, "but the old woman talked so bold  <��������� that I made up my mind to give It a  try. Heaps of - critters come around  and incouraged 'me and offered to lend  me money, but I didn't borrow a dollar.  Coons and possums was plentiful that  fall, and I sold 'nuff pelts to pay our  railroad fare down to Nashville. ��������� We  didn't hev very good clothes, but when  'I spoke to the old woman about it she  said:  " 'Zeb. we ar' jest poor and honest  people. We ain't gwine down to Nashville to swell around, but to be very  humble and tp, do the best we kirn  We'll jest put on our Sunday clothes  and let.it go at that. If anybody don't  like our looks, they kin look the t'other  way.'  "Waal, we started off one day and  got aboard of the railroad kyars. I  was a leetle narvous, arid the did woman braced her feet and hung on  with her hands, but we got along without any calamity. In about an hour,  when she dared to open her eyes and  vdraw her breath, she says to me:  " 'Zeb, how many houses hev yo'  seen since we left home?'  ���������'.'More'n a hundred,' says I.  " 'And how many people?'  " 'More'n a thousand.'  ���������" 'Shoo!' Then we must hev got clear  around the world and back home ag'in.'  "When we got down to Nashville,  thar was so many people and so many  houses and such a movin' around that  I got the old woman behind me and  prepared to light to the death, but not  n critter laid hands on us. Some of 'em  laughed at my cowhide boots and some  of 'em grinned at the old woman's poke  bonnet but everything was good na-  tured. We went to a tavern to get  board, and when the old woman sees  the carpets on tlie floors, the stuft  cheers stanclln' around and the lookin'  glasses as big as a tablecloth she turns  pale and puts her arms around me and  says:  "'Zeb, I kin now see why thar ar' so  many sinners in this world. If a critter kin hev all these things, he don't  keer a pesky drat about gwine .,to  heaven. ,I'm afeared we'll be bad 'nuff  to steal hawgs in a week.'  "Thar was'a good deal of winkin' and  smilin' around that tavern." said' Zeb.  "and I was skeari and mad and narvous all the time, but I  hung on and  said words to brace the old woman up.  At the end of three days the legislachur opened, and I had to go up to the  statehouse.,    Lordy,   stranger,   but   I'd  rather tackled three old b'ars to once.  I had goosellesh .us I struck that crowd,  and the old woman wasn't around to;  Incourage me.    I went into the state-  house  with ��������� the ,crowd,'  and  I'd  just ���������  found   a   seat   when ' a   feller   cornea  ��������� round and says:  ", 'Excuse me. but ain't that a rifle  yo've got thar?'  " 'She be,' says I. 'It's a rifle which  has'killed mo' b'ars and wildcats than  yo' could count In an hour, and Bhe's  ���������till ready fur the next varmint.'  ���������  "'But yo' i can't" bring no ' deadly,,  weeplns In yere,' he goes on. 'This  ain't no jumpin' match "nor boss race,  but the legislachur of Tennessee.'  "I told him I knowed whar V was, but  that I should keep tight holt of that,  rifle till I knowed I was out of-the  woods, and he, goes away growlin' to  hlsself. Mcbbe it was half an ' hour  arter that when a feller stands, up on a  platform and looks'at me and says:  " 'Does the honorable member, from  Beaver Cove expect to find any b'ars  on the flooh of this house?*  "'I ain't sayin' as 1 do,',1 answers,  'but if thar is a rlot���������over moonshine  whisky I might want sunthln better  than a club.'  "With that they all laughs and begins to pick on me., One asks if I'  brung my dorg along, another'^ moves  that I git up and tell a' b'ar story, a  third wants a pattern of my coonskin  ���������ap, and so It goes for ten minits.  BUueby that same feller stood up ag'in  arid says, as slick as yo'- please:  M 'Mebbe the honorable member from ���������  Beaver Cove would like.to be excused  for half an  hour while  he takes, his  gun home?'  " 'J)o any critter yere want-to pick' a  fuss with Zeb 'White?' says I as I  stands up.  "Everybody laughs and claps 'his  .bands, but no one comes nigh me, and  1 puts on my_cap, shoulders,my rllle  and says as.I walks out:  o " 'It's an onery crowd, and thar ain't  a man among yo';who kin.pull a rabbit  out of. a holler log.'  VI went straight"to the tavern, and  thar 1 found the'old woman shiverin'  and shakin' fur her,life. .  '" 'What's the matter?' says I.  " "They've put pillercases trimmed  .with lace on our bed,' says she, 'and  the gorgeousness of it -will bring on  heart disease/ Zeb, fur the Lawd's  sake, let's go back home!'  " 'But I'm yere to watch moonshine.'  ���������ays I.  " 'Never mind moonshine n'ur nuthln* ���������  else on the face of this alrth, but let's  Nurses' Experience.  Medical men say that a ' good  nurse in a difficult case is better  than medicine, but when we get a  good nurse and good medicine, the  patient stands a much better chance  of recovery. The few words of advice given below by nurse Eliza  King\ are well \vortl13* the attention  of1 all readers :  ��������� , '        '  1 "I have constantly used St. Jacobs  Oil in the various situations I Have  occupied as nurse, and have invariably found it, excellent *in all cases  requiring outward application, such  as s=prains, bruises, rheumatic affections, neuralgia, etc' In cases of ,  pleurisy it' is, an excellent remedy-  well'rubbed** in. T.can' strongly re-'"  commend it after several years' use  and-experience. It should be in every  household."        " '   ''  Sister Carolina, St., Andrew's Hos- '  pital,    writes : ' "I    have    found'   St.  Jacobs. Oil a most efficacious remedy  in gout;, also in.sprains and bruises.  Indeed,   we__ cannot say  too  much 'in.,  jits   praise,   and   our  doctor   is  order-    .  ing  it constantly.".  Sir  John Elley,   who   was  Welling-,  ton's   adviser at  Waterloo,   was    the,  iiist British private to become a full"'  general and a knight. <"  ,The record price for- a clock is  ������33,600 paid for the clock made by  Louis XXI.' of, France% It was purchased by one of the Rothschilds:  BABY'S OWN TABLETS.  JKor Weak,   Sickly   nnd ,FretfnL Children  ^ ���������     '    ' '��������� "of AH Ages. '  be a-gittin'. ThiB world ain't fur us,  Zeb. We is like two lost children wan-  derlu' through the woods and expectin'  to be eat up any minlt, and I'm so  skeart and flustrated that I shan't live  two days longer. Zeb, if yo' love me,  come home.'  "'I'll do it,' say* I, and she got on  her poke, packed our carpetbag, and we  was out of that town of Nashville befo'  ���������undown, never to go back."  M. QUAD.  If   tho  children/s    digestive   organs  are, all ��������� right,   the  children    are' all  1 right.    They, will'' be    hearty,   rosy,  ���������happy���������and "hungry. '   Get'the little  ones - right, , and  keep 'them  right, by  the use of Baby's, Own Tablets. This  medicine cures all stomach and bowel  troubles,        nervousness!       irritation ��������� '  while   teething,   etc.    ��������� These ' Tablets  contain no' opiate or poisonous drugs  and mothers who try them: once will ���������'  not be without' them -while they have '  ��������� little   ones.     Mrs.    D.    E.    Badgloy,'  Woodmore;-Man.,   says:     "When   our  . little girl <was about six months old  ' she caught a bad cold,  and was much .���������  troubled with indigestion and constipation,   and ,very   restless .both   day  .arid   night.-    One    of    my'   neighbors  , brought   me  some  Baby's' Own   Tablets and'in a few days my little one'  j was regular in her bowels and rested  I well.    J  found   the  Tablets   so "satis-  . factory that 1 now always keep them ���������  in, the   house" and   have, since   found  ; them   valuable   when   she   was   teeth-,  1 ing.   -T can truly recommend them for  the  ills, of  little  ones."  I     Children take these Tablets readily.    ���������  and crushed to a powder they can be  given  with  absolute    safety  . to    the  smallest infant.    The Tablets  can  be  obtained   at  all   drug  stores,   or  you  can get them post paid at 25 .cents a  box, by'writing"  direct   'to.   The. Dr.  Williams'   Medicine    Co.,     Brockville,  Ont.,  or Schenectady,  N.Y.  ! There are 4,615 dentists in the  United Kingdom, or about 1 to every  8 doctors.  Helplcaii.  Canada has most holidays of any  British' colony. Including Sundays.  Canadians   have   95   holidays' yearly.  Miiiard's Liniment is the best.  Yellow is tho only flower-color  which is not changed by. the fumes of  sulphuric   acid.  There are '4.00 sorts of humming  birds' known to naturalists. They  aro found  only in America.  Frensham  Great    Pond,   in   Surrey,  covers   over   100   acres,   and    is    the .  largest artificial   pond  in England.  Mr. T. J. Humes, Columbus, Ohio,  writes "' "1 have been afflicted for some  time with Kidney aud Liver Complaints,  and find Parmelee's Pills the best medi-,  cine for: these diseases. These pills do'  not'cause" pain-or Kripin.tr, a-nd should be  used when a cathartic'is required. They  are" Gelatine Coated, and rolled in tho  Flour of Licorice to preserve their purity, and give them a pleasant, agreeable  taste.    .  The New River brings water from  the Chadswell Springs, in Hertfordshire.  The .Australian talegulla is .the  only bird which leaves its. nest full-  fledged.  The Bore���������Haven't I met you somewhere before?  The Other Man���������If you have, it was  entirely unintentional on my part, 1  assure you.���������New York Journal.  In   tlie  Beehive.  In the beehive proper there are three  personages���������the queen, the worker bee  and the drone. The queen is of first  and greatest importance. She is a  fully developed female and is the motn-  er of all the bees in her hive.  Tern   Umbrellas.  A rood idea for mending a hole in an  ������������������.n.'.rella' is to stick on very firmly  l)l;:ck eourtplastor. inside the cover.  this is not so much seen as a darn.  Earthquake shocks travel, as a  rule, aV a pace of about 16,000 feet  per second.      '  The total income of Oxford University is about ������410,000,  and of Cam  bridge ������350,000.  --Tlie ���������barometer rises higher at Ir-  kutsh, in Siberia, than anywhere else  in the world. .  Qnlte   rtomniitic.  Miss Gaygirl���������Did you say yon have  lived in���������Nttw Mexico all your life?  Mrs. Hansom���������Yes.  Miss G.���������And been married five  times V  Mrs. 11.-Yes.  Miss <;.��������� T'vi>r divorced?  Mrs   II.-.\'.'>: hush.-iiHls all shot.  Miss G.   (iru:.iiiii.:;lyj���������How  romantic!  ���������ii  .41  A I  r7  MRS. DOLBY'S TALKS  SHE  HAS A   FEW   WORDS TO SAY TO  y THE   DEACON.  ' fie XaTohl That  lie  In  Coin*? to the  Dogs   nt   n   Very   Knpid    Piiee.   bud  linn   Nothing;  to   Say  In  Defense   of,  HI*   Ca.se.  [Copyright, 1902, by C. B. Lewis.]  It. DOLBY had been down to  the postoflice' after supper,  and upon returning" ho  found Mrs. Dolby seated bu  the piazza with her spectaiwus on and  a grim look around, her mouth'. He  tender heartedly brushed a bug away  that he might not crush it and sat  down, with a sigh, and after a long  look-at him over her glasses Mrs; Dol-  ,'by said:  "Zadok Dolby, I've "got a few words  to say to you. and you know I'm a woman who talks right out when she has  'STAND rN   IN-mONT OV A DOT OF CIBCTM  eiCTuu's.'.' ''  anything to say. You are a deacon in  the church, but deacons, want talkin'  to now and then as well as,other folks.  Three or four mornin'ss ago you woke"  up and found a hog in the garden. You  jumped for a club and ran him four  cimos about the place, and just as he  went through a hole in the fence you  brought him a whack and said some-  thin' to-yourself. *��������� What it was I dun-  no, but that hog turned around and  W looked, at you'in  amazement,l ahd'I'  liea'rd "a  boy   laiigh  out 'and  clap  his  'hands.   Zadok. I've'got rny suspicions���������  I've got my suspicions that after bein'  a   liviii;  example for  forty  years  you  -    are gettin' tired of your job and want  to become wicked and go io boss races  and.county .conventions."    '  "Mr.   Dolby   hitched   about   uneasily  and pulled at the leaves of the Virginia- creeper running up beside him.  but  did  not defend  himself.    He  was  allowed to have three minutes to do it  in,  and  then Mrs. Dolby  set her foot  ,������to trotting and went on:  , "One afternoon  last  week   you  was  saunteriu' about the  back  yard  with  . your-hands behind you and a contented  'look  on  your  face.    .1  was   lookin'  at  you and thinkin' what a good man you  was when yon stepped on a blade of a  hoe and the handle (lew up and fetched,  you a  whack on the  head.    You rubbed  the  spot  gave  one   look  around,  and then-you kicked in the head of the  old vinegar .barrel and said somethin'  as many as five times over.    I couldn't  catch the words, but my blood run cold  for' the  next  hour.     Ever  since  then  I've been (,askin'  myself  if  I'm   livin'  with a man who may begin to chaw  terbackcr   and   bet   on   elections   any  ' mornin' in the year.   Only last night I  dreamed  you  had  been   churched   for  ..'swearin'cand that we was dividin' up  tlie things and I was goin' home."  Mr. Dolby started to sigh, but saw  two grasshoppers engaged in deadly  combat on the ground, and checked it  to watch the struggle. He was mentally putting up a'plunk that the cock  eyed hopper would win over the old  baldhoad when Mrs. Dolby, put on a  more severe look and continued:  "I'm   no   hand   to   bring   up   things.  Zadok, as .yon know., but I'm a truthful  person  and  don't  beat  about the  bush.   You had never been to a circus  when we got married, and you  have  never been to one since.  You alius said  that  Satan and  tlie circus  was twin  brother's.   1 know they have been.post-  in' up bills for a "circus that's comin' to  .town in two weeks, but I've been careful not to look at 'em.   I've felt it my  duty  as your  wife to  turn   my 'head  away when I past-ed the pictur's. and if  there had been any feel in' that I'd like  ���������to  see  the elephant   I've  come  home  and washed my  moult; out with pepper sass.    Yes.' I've, done all this, Zadok. but how is it with you?   It wasn't  three days ago that Mrs. Graham saw  you -staridin' in front of a lot of circus  pictur's, and you was so wrapped up in  'em that you didn't hear her speak to  you.    She said  she'd  bet you'd  sneak  off to the-performance at night if you  wasn't   afraid   everybody   would   see  you.   She didn't tell it to be mean, but  she thought it  was  her  duty.    When  (x  deacon  begins to go down  hill, his  wife, had better- look out.   He's liable  to murder her any day.   Zadok, it" Satan has got hold of you I want to know  it.   I want to help you to wra.ssle with  him.    Have  you   a   fceiin'   that  you'd  like to go to the circus?"  The grasshopper tight was ended by  this time, with cockeye as victor, and  Mr. Dolby bad been asked a straight  question, ne didn't answer, however.  There was a wistful look'on his face,  and the memory of those pictures rose  up before him. but he sighed softly aud  wondered if,the hen that was trying  to crowd under the gate would accomplish the/feat.  /"And what did my brother Moses  have to tell me-three or four days  :igo?V asked Mrs. Dolby as a touch, of  pathos came to her tone. "Moses is no  hand to tell things. When his'cow  (lied two  years ago.   ho  never  said a  word about it for weeks. He didn't  '���������ell this to iik lo i.-ake trouble between  us, but he thought I ought tb.be ready  if a calamity was cpmin'. lie was go-  in' past the baseball grounds one day  last week, and "there was a game on.  I don't say that baseball is as sinful as  boss racin', but I do know, and you  have alius said so yourself, that it!s  one of ihe^patbs that lead down to perdition. The players yell and whoop and  swear and drink beer, and sometimes  the game ends in a light. , Moses didn't  think of goin' in, especially as the price  , was two shillings admittance,' and he  was turnin' . away from temptation  when be saw you.   You was stand in'  ���������tip to the fence anf" '.ookiiv* through a  Knot note, ana ne called your name seven times .without your hearin' him.  "Moses almost'cried when he told mo  of'it. He said the next thing would lie  a. boss race unless you got hold of  yourself, and the next after that would  be a grand crash. You can't.go on this  way,���������'Zadok���������you can't do it. I ain't  saj'in',you've come,to any great harm  yet, though I notice you'pick out the  shortest chapters in the"Bible for family prayers. 'Do you realize that Satan  is after you?"  The' hen had got under the gate aud  gone,' but Miv Dolby had' become interested iu two hogs in the street. Both  wanted tlie same mudholo for a ��������� bed,  and a fight was imminent to see which'  should have possession. Mr. Dolby's  sympathies were with'the spotted hog,  and he took no heed of the woman behind hi_u., She didn't seem to expect  him to, but after a couple of minutes  feelingly observed:'  "There's one thing more. Zadok, and  I'm bound to tell you of it.   One even-  in'   last  week  when you   was   milkin'  the cow and 1 was in the barn lookin'  for eggs  I   heard somethin'. go  'spat,'  arid I looked'but to find you in a heap  on the ground.    The' cow, had ' kicked  you over.    You got up and grabbed a  piece of fence rail, and'you lambasted  her   nine   times',   and  every  time  you  lambasted yon jumped out a word:    I  don't khow> what it was, as I,had my  ears" stopped up, but,I know it wasn't  'sugar.''   You-was still,.mad when you  come into  the house, and you  kicked  tho cat and clicked your teeth togeth-,  er.    Zadok Dolby, the time has come  when 1 must know what-you mean to  do.    Are you goin' to keep right on this  way and bring up in the fire and brimstone at last or are,-you goin' to stop  where you are and become a livin' example of goodness again?    I want a  plain answer.'' ,  . She didn't get it, however. The hog-  fight was on, and Mr. Dolby was  mentally cheering the spotted one to  victory, and he didn't even hear the  question. The scrap lasted about three  minutes, with victory perching on the  banner of the better porker, and when  it was concluded Mr. Dolby arose with  ������ yawn, brushed a fly off his nose and  sauntered out into the garden to see  how   the   tomato   plants   were   corn-  M.   QUAD.  THE ARIZONA KICKER.  Some Warm Items From a. Decidedly  Torrid   Town.  [Copyright. 1302, by C. B. Lev/is.]  Repairs to the Hellso Opera  House  will begin next month;   It is expected  that at least a thousand   bullets will  be found in the walls and ceiiings.  THE  NEW ARITHMETIC.  Benches and chairs have been placed  in~6ur private editorial graveyard and  the park thrown 'open to the public,  and it makes a cool and quiet spot for  the weary to sit and meditate.  Given dam Gulch may be a little slow  on colleges, churches and high" teas,  but a careful inspection of the inhabitants proves that.,we have not got a  baldheaded oi- a bow logged man  among us:  Jim Henderson,1 who passed the' winter in a cave in the, mountains and  lived ou,wolf meat for four months, is  eating grass and chewing cactus roots  to familiarize bis stomach .with the  dainties of civilization. ���������������  M.   (load's  Latent  Problematic  Brain  Twisters.  If molasses costs 44 cents per gallon  and  James   drinks * three  pints -of   it  while returning from the grocery, how  much  is  there  left and  what is  th  value of what he drank?  Henry had seven pet rabbits worth  30 cents each until'John's j-ellow dog  was turned into the shed with them  over night. How much more did Henry  lose than, John?  Vacation   Time.  Hey for the out of town summer resort!  Key   for  the place  where  the  lucky   disport!  Key  for   the  mountain  and   hey   for the  lake!   Hey   fcr   the   earwig,    the   ant   and   tho  snake! ,   '  j Hey   for   the   beds   that   are   lumpy   and  e i        ,    rough!  j Hey for the beefsteak so horribly tough!  I Hey   for   the' skeeters,   the   chlggers  and.  flies!  Key  for   the  joys  that   the  country   supr  plies!  The people of Lone Jack were at considerable trouble last week to bring together two individuals named Taran-  There are 250" bumblebees in,a nest,  and five boys set out to break it up.  How many bees are there to a boy? If  the live boys tumble over four fences  six feet high to get away, what is rhe^  total height?      ., ��������� ;, , /  It takes a hog five seconds to get  through a hole in the fence into a garden and fifty minutes to find'the same  hole when a farmer",drives him out.  What is the difference in time in favor  of the hog?    .   ' , ���������  '  An iceman has twenty daily custom-  'ers to be served' with rtwenty-five j  .pounds of ice each., Every' day he ;  manages to have 100'pounds left after j  going his-rounds. How many pounds ''  would he have left'per week. With'  ice at 40 cents per hundred what would j  .his extra profits be?  Think of .the  bliss that we shortly   shalJ.  know!  Think,of   the   blisters  we'll set when  -va,  row! .   ,  Think of   the  blossoms  in the woodlands,  I so'gay!   ,  Think of ihe hours we'll find in a clay!  ,Think how, at dawn rise the cackles andi  crows! '     .  'Thirrk   of   the   skin   that   will   peel    from.  ' your nose!   -  Think of all this while beginning to pack;  Think how blamed glad we shall be to get  back!  Sad "is their lot who in town  here  must  st.iy. -  ;. -     ������������������        .       ,  Getting  their  eggs and   milk- fresh   each,  day.  Getting1 fresh   fruits,   also   fresh-  garden  | sa.ss,  1 Going to shows'their,dull hours to pass.   , ',  ' Blighted   with   bathtubs,   tormented   with  ! .        ice.    , '   ��������� ���������   '        , '   '  Cursed   with   all   comforts  not   barred   by  the price'!  It   is  sad   to  reflect  that  thoy're  missing  the sport���������  That we  lucky ones get at  the' summer  resort.  ���������Chicago News. ; .'  A boy with four teeth'to be pulled  yells seven times for every-tooth taken  out. How many yells in'all? He meets  for.ty.boys during the day and,brags  to'each'one that it "-never hurt a bit.  How'many .more boys than teeth?  TARANTULA JACK AND THUNDERBOLT SAM.  - .   '       (f '    ,  tulag Jack and Thunderbolt * Sam, but  the only result ,of the meeting was that  tbe two men took "a drink in company  and talked over the'old days when a  holy terror didn't have to pay -for his  own, whisky., The Lone Jackers were  so indignant that they rose up in their  wrath and drove them out of town.  M.   QUAD.  A tramp is crossing a field at, the  rate of twenty miles an hour, and a  fariner'sobui"' is after him at the'rate  of thirty.' The distance to the' nearest  fence1' is'One-fourth' of a mile/,.At'  what point will the tramp bo overtaken if hddoesn't grow <wings 'and tak'e-  to the air?       - .'       M. QUAD.',  Better Work Lately.  A very "homely man in Chicago has a  very pretty daughter. One day she  was sitting on his knee right before a  .looking glass. She .contemplated the  reflection of their two faces and their,  asked, "Papa,1 did God make,me?"  "Yes, dear," he' replied.,  "And did he make you?"  "Yes."     ,''������������������''  Looking again iii the mirror, she  drew a long(brca'th and rejoined, "He  must be turning out better .work lately, isn't he?"���������Metaphysical-, Magazine.  Sport���������Say, you can't, fish there. You  won't get a bite! -  ��������� Mulduckie���������Whist, now, don't ypiv  know- all the. fishes will Mock' under,  here to got in out of tbe rain V  Unpleasant  For  Both.  An Irishman whose face was so plain  that his friends used'to tell him it was i  au offense to the landscape happened  also to be as poor as he was homely.  Ono0day a neighbor met him and  asked:  "How are you, Pat?"  "Mighty bad! Sure.,'tis starvation  that's starin' me in the.face."  "Begorra." exclaimed his neighbor  sympathetically, "it can't be oleasant  for either of yez!"  An  He   Culled.It.  "But why," asked the man who always wants to know���������"why do you call  that little jump you make from a tower into the water a 'leap for life?'  They tell me it is not at all dangerous."  "Well," replied the "artist." "don't i  make   me   livin'   by   it?"  Undisputed  Points.  Attorney For the Defense���������You are a  blackguard and a bluff, sir!  Attorney For the Prosecution���������And  you, sir, are a shyster and a rogue!  The Court���������Come, come, gentlemen,  let us get down to the disputed points  of this case.  Music TIiat Soollieti Sot.  The guest, came'down'to breakfast  sleepy and wild eyed, but the hotel  proprietor cheerfully queried:  "Did you enjoy the flute playing in  the room next to yon last night?"  "Enjoy, it? I spent half the night  pounding ion the wall for the idiot to  stop."  "Goodness! Why, Hcrr Wiffler told  me that he played over all the tunes  he knew four .times because the person in the next room encored every  one." - ���������        ���������  |    , ,    A  Division  of  Lnhor, "  . , Mike���������How ��������� much   farther   does  the  soign say it is>to Noo Yor-rk, Patsy?  Pat���������Twinty moiles. ;,     .   -'  Mike���������-Well,   thot's   only   tin   caoiies'  apiece.���������Judge.- .   .'        ,'',���������..  1      Easily, Adjusted'."  1 "I have come to the',city with my  son. who is about to' enter" the .law  school. Tbe first thing'is to find a  boarding place.. Do you know any  place that you can recommendV"  "Weil, no; not near the law school.  But 1 know a good place near the medical school."  "Indeed. Then I'll have him stud.j  medicine."  A Theory.  "I   wonder   why   brain   work  is  not  better paid?" said the ambitious youth.  "That is easily explained," answered  Miss Cayenne. "When a man undertakes to do brain work for a living, j  there is no way of catching him if he  idles his time away. Even the X rays  won't show whether he is working his  brain or not. As a result employers  grow suspicious."  ��������� Hard   to   Sntisfy.  She���������You will, love me always, went,  you, dear?  Ho���������Always, dnriing.  She (petulantly)���������Oh���������  He���������What in  the .world is the mat- ,  ter?  She���������Why   on   earth   don't   you. saj?  twice as long as always?  Little Ethel���������No, I shall never marry, and^ I Intend to bring up all my  children not to marry either.  Should   Ke-p   Out  of the  Draft.  First South American���������Ah, good afternoon, senor.   Looks like a revolution.  Second South American���������Yes; I've  been predicting one for several days.  My rheumatism always bothers me  just before such changes.  .   An Important Detail.  "It's just a hundred years," said Mr.  Biggerson, "since men first began  ���������wearing trousers."  "I wonder," asked little Tommy,  "how   long   ago   boys'   mothers   corn-  Proof Positive.  menced  cutting them  go Record-Herald.  down?"���������Cbica-  left  .   His   Plan.  City Man���������Yes; we all need a rest  once in awhile.  Farmer���������So we do, young man. An'  if some of you,city folks 'd toiler my  plan an' take yer rest from 9 at night  till 4 in the mornin' you'd be a deal  better otf.���������Puck., i  L.eft HelplectM.  Mrs.   Brown���������So  your girl   has  you?  What for. for mercy's sake?  Mrs. Black���������Absolutely, for nothing.  Mrs. Brown���������Oh. that's it? 1 remember you told me she wouldn't leave you  for anything.  said  Miss  roguishly,  Ambiffnottn.  "What I   am  afraid of,"  Primly,   shaking   her  head  "is the man I married would not love  me when I am old."  "If he loved you when he married  you," said Miss Candid, "he would."-  And Now lie's Sorry.  - "She got even with him for buying  such an expensive panama hat afti-r  all." .   . ,-������������������������������������ -'.'���������:,���������  "How?" ���������  "Why, she put a bow and feather oc  it and wears it herself."���������Philadelphia  Bulletin.  First  Letter   Post.  Tho first letter post was established  among the Hanse towns of Germany  about the year 1270.. Posts were first  heard of in England in the reign of  Edward I.  Worse.  "So Smith acted as judge"���������  "At a church raffle.   Foolish man!'*  "No. no:.not at a church rattle���������at a  baby show "  "Idiot!"-  Too  Democratic.  "They've given rap the Authors' club."  "Why?"  "Everybody who had written a his*  tori cal''novel was eligible, and they  found it wasn't going to be exclusive  enough."  The Principal Meal.  The principal meal of all people of.  all ages has been undoubtedly dinner,  and the lover cf old time customs will  find it both interesting aud entertaining to notice the various changes  which have taken place in the etiquetto  of the dinner table.  To   Save   Time.  ���������".lodge," said the colored prisoner,  "is I expected ter toll de truth?"  "Of course you are!"  "Well. then, des go ahead en sentence  me', fust!"���������Atlanta Constitution.  -.Unavoidable.  "Do you like to dine in these chciap  restaurants?"  "No,, but I have to in order to have  money enough loft to tip tbe waiter."���������  New York Journal.  EnK'liHb. Xund  Tenures.  Some of the English tenures are exceedingly curious. A farm near Broad-  bouse, in Yorkshire, pays annually to  the landlord a snowball in midsummer  and a red rose at Christmas. The  manor of Foston is held by a rental of  two arrows and a loaf of bread..  Be���������1  should  like  women  bettor   if  they weren't so fond of contradicting  She��������� But they aren't!  Brooms.  When buying a broom, test it by-  pressing the edge against the floor, if  the straws bristle out and bend, tbe  broom is a poor one, for. they should  remain in a solid, firm mass.  Mnde   Them. Bad   Boys.  "Too severe education" is gravely reported as having caused 2 per cent of  the bad boys in Tokyo reformatory to  be sent there.  The   Worst   Kind.  "Rose and Mabel have never spokea  since they took part in the private theatricals."  "Professional jealousy?"  "Worse than that���������amateur jealousy."   li-'her cleared oxv  Mr.    Oov/e    co::>p:'sod  "Sr-cp-iw''   wait;:   i::"������'  driT.  arid   h::'l  '���������;*i-!i  its  merits  thai   he  :������������������<,]<]   tlie  to Mci'^ior fof a few i>o--:;:'s.  the    famous.  eiy -for   his  ohii-  t   poor OTi'nion  of  cony-right  Til" pulv  c<   "  ?7a.00"0. o  )Um.'juju������rw.  j'uuvmiiimiai  tj.jm.i.jia.iLiiL')iuiujtjj uaiiiu.^ijj. junna  Bujm-jjJjja,-A"-iftju ���������.umwg.aaszr ������  l!  11 '  C.  H. TARBELL.  H\gh. Grade Stoves  and ail H"itcb.en jclsquireinents  SPORTBMENS GOODS-���������  ' & GENERAL HARDWARE  8 $  ?2T5  i*^ |^  ^  7  ft  ^qggiyjj^toijeJKyaK<rr^gttz������3rarj-^y-i*M< amwnasaam  1  VYaVeriy  JJotel  First-Clp.su Accommodation  .. ..at "fteasona-ble Rates....  i ,  BEST  OF' WINES & LIQUORS.  PKOtVRilii'OK.  f  ������   ������     ii Ao  '-pAlLORA'NG'" in  Exkst - Class  -*-,        S,vles.        AST Perfect   Fit  Guaranteed.     ..    '   ' FULL  LINE  OP  FINE--" SUITINGS.  ������������������  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-GLASS,  CANDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS & TOBACCOS.  P'i Stoddfirt.  DUNN*  -yp        " "^^mesaaaT^yr  ' I top   i^flSor  Suits and, Suitings  To  Suit  Ton  Suitably.  CALL   AMD  SEE  FOR  YOURSELVES.  FiNE  WATCH  REPAIRING.  ',  Selis Watches Cheaper  thari?anyone else -  " * , ' '  IF  SiLLS,  DTJisrsM'DTi*: Ava  CUMJlEiiLAKD  Wlen  in  Gni'Derland  iiansac������33u������  'CUMBERLAND  STAY   AT  TS3....L   YEN HOME.  K������'   All Conveniences ,i*or Guests.  #0  & :vfto������-  M ulcer  <-D. .ANTHONY  THE POPULAR  Tobacconist.  Repairing  .'.A..  -  SI-BCIALTY.  3������������s"w������M������������M������������=MiyttBaa������xs3a3swswwMfcisEw^  agwacf5������fcjwjCK--rjjmjmw  TV  unskuir i?eM Oumlisiiauci  ���������  Don'������i d  Mc K ay.  Prime ' Meats,  (Vegetables &   Fruits f-  g^T < In Season.  DAILY D3IiIV:3BlT. ���������   '  The Bau is RurrLiED with  Best Liquors and Cigars  II. S. liOBESrSON.  The Pioneer Watchmaker,.  Jeweler and'Optician.  OPPOCtjfl j^pos-v  gREAD, Cakes ,und Pies delivered   daily to any part������of City.  -������  ������ - Groceries  "PINE CANDIES,   FRUITS,  and  .   ..        Full    Siwok    of    TOUACUO  CIGARS akd CIGARETTES '  DUNSMUIR AYE.,   CUMBERLAND.  ������������������/���������xiihije] "  FULL STOCK OF  ETBB" T88tBd JfBB.  .    All tho LatesfMAGAZINES  and  PAPEBS  on hand..'   DUNSMUIR AV13-,    CUMBERLAND  JRU'ITS,:.-      -'.���������   '.;,  ���������Candies,'-  : ;.    'PIPES, Giears,  ,-  . '      '' .Tobaccos.  ANDNOVELTIKS AT  -(���������Whitney Block.)  / WM, 'GLEASON, Proprietor.  '  "POR Comfort,  0:lro and Attention TRY  ���������the Nbw England Ho'tjbl.  . ^���������, ^   '-    j       . (.  HIGH  GEADS , ,'      " .  Cigars   and    Liquors    in'  Bar.  <itwr^������4cnrs������x������r3-MJWM������JcrL jcoisk Vhi.-Acuct.ft xjK������arxkxmHaf3i  /rtRMESS  . A.     WILLARD is prepared to  ,   *' '- *     fill any'Orders for Fineror     o  Heavy   Haruesa,   at, short notice.  WILLARD BLOCK,' "^   Cumberland.  - rj  T.Iae WeAdSns Gift.  It Is a golden rule to send a wadding  gift tti,good time.,tbe first to arrive being mucb' more nppreolated than tbat  wblcb ,1s one of tb'p many pouring !n  from ail quarters during- tbe lust week.  By udherlrjB to tbia rule one will be  saved the annoyance :of hearing that  the saltcellars are charining���������the third  set already received. ,   ' ���������  A month before the vVedding day its  not too early to send the present, which  should be accompanied by "a visiting  card. v o ���������  The package should be addressed to  the bride. If one Is Intimate with the  happy couple, and.to the bride's house,  addressed to tbe bridegroom. If It is he  *rlth whom t>ne is best acquainted.  T������1Q  D;  fispimaib & jsanaimo. &]  There aro things that only n doctor  can succepsfnlly accomplish, nnd  there an? othor thin;;? which th<> physician m::y safely relygate to a competent assistant.  "I ' understand the doctor has just  been to see your husband, Mrs. McCarthy." said Mr. McCarthy's employer.    "I-Iaa he made a diagnosis?"  For a moment Mrs. McCarthy waa  submerged In a .sea of doubt, but she  rose triumphant.  "No, sorr," she Raid confidently, "be  left it to me, him saying I was well  able to do It, sorr. it's to be mads  Wld linseed ou a shtout muslin, sorr."  SapracSty.  "Why, yes, I have seen a good deal of  Tom Robinson recently. Fact is, he's  -.one of the most entertaining men 1  lever met. Really, I didn't know- there  :Was so much in him. tie's positively  .brilliant when you get him talking.  'Most delightful companion and bo hospitable and"���������  "I  see.   Which of Robinson's sisters  .'is It���������the little one with the blacli hair  I or the tall blond one?"  I   "It's  the  little one with the  black  i hair."  A Kins a.7i& a. Snap.  In 1837 Mr. Thomas Savorland  brought an action against. Miss Caroline Newton, who had bitten a piece out  of his nose-for his having tried to kiss  her by way of a joke.' The defendant  was acquitted, and the judge laid down  that, "when a man kisses a woman  against her will she Is fully entitled to  liito his nose, if she so pleases."  JL.������y>������TJfj   i,iassnai.  "You tmclH-stnml, of .course, that my,  daughter has been ruared in tbe lap of  luxury?"  "Why,  Ghe  told   me  last  night  that  mine was the first���������er, that is. I hope.,  sir,  that I may be able to make such  provision as to keep  her  from  ninlng .  tor   the   lap   you   mention."  T&e   Sam������   0>3cl   CHiiaeite.  "Ts not your- climate rather changeable?" asked the tourist.  "No. it isn't," answered the old settler who always contradicts. "If it  was. don't you suppose we'd have  changed it for something else years  ago?"  s; s. "City of Nanaimo.  WINTER SCHEDULE.    ,  Leaves'Victoria Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo,   calling   at   Musgraves, Vesuvius, Crofion. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands (one week) Fujlord. Ganges,  -   and Fernwood (following week).  Leaves, Nanaano  Tuesday,  5   p.m.,' for  Comox, connecting with s,s. Joan at  ;       Nanauno.  Leaves Comox Wednesday, 8 a.m., for  Nanaimo direct, connecting with  train lor Victoria  Leaves Nanaimo Thursday, 7 a.m , for  Comox and way ports.  Leaves Comox Friday, 7 a.m., for Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves Nanaimo Friday, 2 p.m., one  week for Ganges, next week for  Crofion.  Leaves   Ganges   or   Crofion Saturday, 7  a.m., tor Victoria and way ports.   o   VANCOTrVEE-irAJaAIBTO XtOTJTE  S. 13.      "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundays.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No. 1. daily except Sundays, at r p m.  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail and steamer,  lines, at I wo and one-half cents per mile.  - Special trains and steamers for Excursions, nnd reduced rites for parties may  be arranged for on application to the  Traffic Manager.  The Company reserves the riyht to  change without previous notice, Miea-nicrs  sailing dares and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on-Sale  from   and  to  all'Stations, good Saturday and Sunday  Geo. L. Courtney,  Traffic Manager.  Black Diamond lursery  .QUARTER .WAY,Wellington Road  HDTOMSOJr   &  FIERI  2O,00O Fruit Trees  to   choose   from.  '    "Largo Aoso.tznent of Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs   and" Everg-aeens  Small Fruits   iri   Great   Variety.  Orders -by - mail   promptly   attended to.  a!2to P.  O, BOX,  190.  KURTZ'S OWN '  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  CIG-ABS  jpEPThe Best in  B.C.  and made  by Union Labor in  Ktirte & Co's,  pioneer <M<$ar Jfactoi-g  Vancouver,   B.C.  Brig^s���������Tbni fool H���������'.;-! 1J'.i,-.-h considers1  bir.".:-....''i/ til'- R'r*.''ui>:?i sector on ^-iirtii.  Beu.son ��������� in '.'hat eo'/ ile';:i gplting  etrariji-ely 1 undent. Ho nwed vo consider  )iiui������alf tbe greaUxit actur timt ever  iivad.  i"^]M^lNEERST .Firocien; Mnchinista and  !i EleotrioiadB nend,ft������r 40-page Pamphlet  containing Questions asked by Examining  Board of Eu;.-ineern to obtain Ea'gineeis  License.���������ikddress, Geo. A. Zellik, Publisher, IS S. 4tb St., Sfc. Louis, Mo., 'U S. A.  VIOLIN'   TUITION.  PROF C.H. SCHAFPNER'- conservatory graduate, has decided to Jocato permanently in  Cumberland is prepared, to give  lessons to <���������. livnitod. number-of  pnpi-H <m: i]:o i'iauo, Violin and  voice  culture. WHITNEY  .BLOCK.  JT'OT^   S.A.X_jX������3  MAPLEHURST   FARM,  HORN BY    'ISLAND,  (COMOX  DISTRICT),    '    '  Containing���������  230   Acres.    ���������   200 Acres Fenced.  About 400 healthy Bearing Fruit Trees.  70  Acrr.s cleared up good, and  in crops  and hay land.  62  Acres  cleared   up   rough,   but  good  pasture.  85   Acres bush���������'ca������y cleared.  13  Acres chopped and burned over.  The whole of the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any. kind of grain and  root.crops. la suitable for beef, dairy or  sneep. '���������  15,000 Cedar Rails in boundary and  field fences. "���������      ' v       '  Large 7-roomed house���������water.in house  2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by 75 feet. Sheep  Barn, Hen Houses, etc.  Buildings 5 years old.    Abundance of  good'water.    Nearly 1  mile frontage on  Lambert Channel.    iX rniles from Gov  eminent Wharf. ^ ,  Good Markets���������Cumberland (Union  Mines), Nanaimo and Victoria.     '  Good shooting'���������Deer, grouse and  ducks plentiful.  Price   $6000  1-3 cash,   balance,   6 per cent.  Also, 246 Acres adjoining���������good land, at  $8 per acre.  Also, several   Good Grade Jersey Cows,  Kcifcrs   to   calve, nnd Yearling    and  Heifer Calves.  Apply GEO: HEAT HER BELL,  Horndv Island.  A rich lady cured, of her Deafness and Noises in the. Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artifcial Ear  Drums, gave $30,000 to his Institute, so t'lrtt deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them free- Address No. 14517.  The Nicholson Institute, 730  Eighth Avenuo, New York, U.S.A.  ,UBB1E -  STAMPS.  Seals, Stencils, Price Markers,  Printing    Wheels, Numbering  Machines, Band Dating, and  Numbering Stamps, Check Perforators, Rubber Type, Print-  in    Presses,       &c ,       &c,      &c.  Era? win  ^liJiAili  Stamp  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  forts,  A  y\ *>  ������-'  -   ,THE  CUMBERLAND   NEWS  ��������� j  Issued,Every Wednesday.  VV. B. 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He, Goes Oat to Oo Some TUts&ZzifZ and  Battles  With  a  Farmer ��������� Latter  Is  '���������   Convinced  That  tlie  Searcher's  A������-  .   tions   Are   Suspicious.  [Copyright, 1902,.by C. B. Lewis.] .  IT was a morning of glad sunshine  and soft skies and singing birds,  but  Mr.   Bowser  got  up   feeling  logy.    At breakfast' he had little  appetite, and he dragged his legs as be  went up stairs, and Mrs. Bowser final  ,ly said:  "I think you ought to let up on smoking for a week or so and get tbe nice*  tine out of your system."  ."What, has'smoking to do with it?'  he at once demanded.  "I think you smoke t^o much. It  may be, however, that you have grown  too fat again."  "Too fat again I When was I ever too  fat before?   There Isn't an ounce of ex-  EE TjOOKKD AT HIS "TONGUE TS THE G"_A3S.  tra fat on me, and ryou know it. You  seem to want to pick a fuss this morning."  '���������"I don't wish that, of course, but,if I  were you I'd get a tonic 'or "something.  I'm quite sure, your blood is out of order."  Mr. Bowser looked at his tongue in  the glass over the mantel, dallied with  a pimple on bis chin and finally turned  and observed:- - -    - -      -���������  "What's the matter -with me is that'  JBpring(-is here, and I need an'old fashioned tonic made of roots., It's worth  forty times anything a doctor.can prescribe: I used to always-dig the roots  ' for mother when I was a' hoy. She  made a son of,beer of it, and it was  the greatest thing cfor the' blood you  ever saw." ���������'__"  "Well, you might engage a farmer to  dig you some roots," suggested Mrs.  Bowser, though feeling certain in advance of his answer.  "I think I see myself! I don't care to  die of poison just yet. What 1 propose  to do is to take the day' off and go out  after my own roots. L wart dandelion,  snrsa pari 11a, sassafras, sweet sicily.  spicebush and several other kinds, and  the walk will also do me good. 1 can  show tbe cook how to make, a' keg of  beer, and it'll be the thing for'both of  . us."  "Very well, but of course you'll be  careful. It is many years since you  .were a boy."  "Yes, a thousand or more," be sarcastically replied after a glare at her.  "If you didn't take advantage of every  possible occasion to call'me a relic of  the Mayflower, you wouldn't be happy. However, if I don't hpppen to  know sarsaparilln from thistle I'll'take  the consequences."  Mrs. Bowser had nothing further to  say, while the cat Pat up with a solemn look on ber face, and Mr. Bowser  donned an old suit of clothes and got  a basket and a spude and started out  op bis trip. He looked quite happy as  he fairly got stnrted. and he paid "O  attention to the two or-three wicked  boys who yelled after him and wanted  to know if'he was going"out to dig for  .woodchucks. A yellow, car was soon  ppeedlog him countryw.ard. and his  logy feeling was quickly replaced by a  picnicky one. He enjoyed every moment of the run to the terminus, and  he would hove gone on looking for  bluebirds If the conductor hadn't poked  his nose In. He was a man working  for $1.CS a day and consequently had  no sentiment about bini..  "You don't expect to find clams out  this way. do you?" he asked as Mr.  Bowser got off the car:  "Who said I did?" was the reply.  "Nobody. I only judged 'en from  your lookn. You'll be disappointed!  old man. Usrd to be millions of Vm  roosting in the trees. but an epidemic  of whooping cough ciiiri^ nlony and  choked 'em to death. Von mi���������lit run  aown a   mud  turtle,   though,  if  your  wind is good."  Mr. Bowser was hopping mad in a  minute, and he put down basket and  spade with the idea of punching the  man's head. Then he suddenly realized  that it was all Mrs. Bowser's fault and  that he'd make her pay for it when he  go* home, and he picked up his utensils  and journeyed on. Spring was certainly at hand. He saw robins flitting,  -and he found mudholcs twenty feat  across. He saw lambs frisking and fell  off p. fence and split his  coat up the  back. The buds were bursting into  blossom and the meadows taking on a  vivid green, but these things were  somewhat offset by an old one horned  cow running him along the highway  for a quarter of a mile and splashing  him with mud from head to heel. It  was only after an hour's walk that Mr.  Bowser gained the primeval forest. v It  was primeval because there was as  much as three acres of it, and the  acres were under mortgage altogether  and under water to a large extent.  However, it was in the primeval forest  that he used to "dig roots when he was  a bounding boy, and lie looked around  him with expectancy. The mud dried  on his eyebrows and the water squashed out of his shoes as he searched  around, but he didn't permit those  trifling incidents to interrupt the harmony of tho occasion. It was only  when he paused before a milkweed  plant that was getting ready for a  spring boom that he began tp doubt his  knowledge of rootology. _ He was digging It"up to see whether it was sarsa-  parilla or sweet flag when the old  farmer who owned the primeval, subject to mortgage, came that way looking for a stray hog. , -  '"What ye lookin' for?" :he queried,  with suspicion in his tones.  "KOots." bruxquely replied Mr. Bow- ���������  scr���������"roots to make a spring beer for  the blood." ' ,    " "  "And   do   ye   want   milkweed    and  skunk's   cabbage  to  make  yer tonic?  Them's the only kind as grows around  'here. ' Who be ye anyhow?"  '   "My name is Bowser."  "I never heard of- it before, but I  don't like the sound of it. ' Sounds like  the name ofi,a man who'd steal hogs.  I'd'be much'obleeged to ye if ye'd root  y'erself out of this."  "I want to find some spring roots,"  protested Mr. Bowser as he choked his  anger back; "sarsaparilla. spicebush,  'sassafras and so forth. You must have  heard of root beer. Our mothers used  to make it for the blood, you know."  "Yes, I may hev," replied the farmer,  "but I've also heard of hog thieves.'  I've missed a spotted hog, and if ye've  stole him I'll foller ye to state prison."  "Say, you old pudding hea'd. do you  -mean to insult me?" "shouted the roptf  seeker as he boiled over at last.  "Git outer my woods or it'll be the  wuss for ye!!'-  "t won't do it!" '     .'  "Then I'll make ye!" -,  There was a mortal combat. The  farmer'was the oldest, and had a bow tc  his back, but Mr. Bowser-was the-fattest and had less'wind. It was an even  thing for five minutes, and then Mr.  Bowser got up and climbed the. fence  and started,for home, leaving spade and  Dsiskct and the farmer behind. He-hrd  been rolled in the soft muck. and. he  had been rolled iu the ponds of water,  and at 4 o'clock in the afternoon a'di- .  lapidated, dejected something appeared  m the front hall of' the Bowser mansion without having rung the bell.  Mrs. Bowser looked at it. and the cat  looked at it. aud while they were still  peering and wondering it suddenly uttered these words:  "Woman, your murderous plot has  been laid bare in all its wickedness,  and you and I will have a settlement  this evening!"  Then it dragged itself up stairs, and  the cat winked at Mrs. Bowser and  Mrs. Bowser smiled in return.  M. QUAD.  Unnnnpeotlnsr  Victim.  The Mosquito-After you. my dear  -Ai-honse.���������New York Journal.  A  Question ot Notes*.  "Yes. sir," said the man with a  frayed collar, "that land is worth SU-  S00 a foot, and only a year ago I could  have bought it for- a song."  "But you couldn't sing, eh7" cackled  the funny man.  The man with the frayed collar eyed  him distantly and haughtily and replied in cold, cutting tones:  "Oh, I could sing, but I couldn't get  the right notes!"  And the funny.man looked as crushed  as an overripe strawberry at the bottom of the basket.���������Exchange.  SXuMt   Ha'vo   Thonerht   Mer   01<Z.  Miss Clara���������I declare i was never so  insulted in my life. Oh. how 1 bate  him!  Miss Angie���������Whom?  Miss Clara���������That young snip of a  Dash.'iway.  Miss Angie���������What has he done?  Miss Clara-Why, he asked me this  afternoon if 1 thought there was much  difference between the people ten years  ago and now.   Just think���������ten years!  UNCLE JERRY'S  CONSENT  BY   C.   B.   LKWIS  O  ���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  o  ���������  o  ���������  o  o  ���������'  o  ���������  o  O   Copyright, 1902,  '  ��������� ' By tho S. S. McClure Company  ������������������������o*o*o*o^o^o*o4o#o4o*o*  ' Jeremiah Mead, farmer, money lend-'  er, bargain driver and tight fisted'  citizen of Blair county, had earned- the  name of a hard man. His wife .was  submissive to servility. His son George,  their only child, had grown up in fear  of him and after reaching his majority  still worked ou without wages. ���������'  Jeremiah had forclosed mortgages  without mercy, he had lent money at  usurious interest, and no one could remember a neighborly act on his part.  Uncle Jerry, as he was called, knew  that he was in' bad odor all over tho  county, but he rather gloried in it.     ,  it was seldom that the son George  had a dollar of his own or a day's vaca-,  tion, but he made few complaints, no  matter what' he thought of the situation. ��������� Having none,, of the father's  characteristics, he was a general favorite,  as  far as  people  knew   him.     At  ON'E    MOVE'OF    HIS    HAND    WOULD   HAVE  ��������� IlESUT/rED   IN  A  THOUSAND  STINGS.  the age of twenty-one he had never  spoken to five members of,the opposite  sex and was as bashful as a girl of  sixteen.  - .-. -  .  ��������� Tho crisis of bis young life occurred  one day when, driving sheep over to  the Rawsonville market, he passed the  farmhouse of the Widow Blair. He  was just in time to assist the hired  man, the widow and her daughter Polly to extinguish a fire in the barn. Although he hurried on as soon as possible, he had left his heart behind with  Polly.     ,  Nothing .was said about bis adventure when he returned home, and bashful as he was he had managed to see  Polly half a dozen times and excite her  interest before the news reached the father's ears. After a little reflection  Uncle Jerry went to the field' where  George was hoeing potatoes.  "Look here, George. It's about time  you got married. The house is big  enough for another . family, nnd of  course you have no thoughts of leaving  borne. I guess you'd better shine up  to Jim Taylor's gal. She ain't much  on looks, as I'll allow, but I've heard  she was a great worker. There's going to be a circus in Rawsonville next  week, and I don't mind giving you a  dollar to take her along."  ' George managed to reply that' he  didn't think he'd get, married for  awhile yet  "Well, there's no hurry, of course,  but lemme tell you something. I've  heard that you was casting sheep's  eyes toward the Widder Blair's. You  might as well quit that. I'd rather see  you In your grave than married into  that family."  "Isn't the widow a nice woman?"  asked George. ���������   *  "No, sir, she ain't!" decisively replied the father. "I had two lawsuits  with her about ten years ago, and she  beat me iu both. I'd also have got the  prize oil hogs at the county fair last  year if she hadn't had six of bers there.  She's the last woman on earth I want  related to me. Better go over to,Taylor's tonight and ask Sarah to go to  the circus with you."  But George didn't, and a month later  he almost paralyzed his father by saying:  "Dad, I have asked Polly Blair to  marry me, and she lias consented."  "Jerusha, but you don't mean It!"  shouted the father as he jumped clear  off the ground.  "I do?' was the quiet reply.  "But you can't marry her, George.  1 forbid' you to. I'll never give my  consent to any such thing. If you  want to marry, go over and ask Sarah  Taylor to have you."  "I'll never do it!"  There was open rebellion at last, the  first time the son had ever questioned  parental authority. Uncle Jerry's first  thought was to lock the boy up in the  smokehouse, the next to threaten to  disinherit him. Then his shrewdness  came to his aid. and he said:  "We won't say no more about It just  now, but when.we come to have a talk  1 guess we can agree."  Three days later he drove up to the  Widow Blair's." He Intended to pitch  In so vigorously, that the widow and  her daughter would order him off the  place and his son after him. 'As he  drove up he saw the widow out in the  orchard and heard her drumming on a  tin pan. . He turned in .that direction.  He was thinkiug of bow he should  open the matter when something buzzed .past his ear, and ten seconds later  he found his head in a circling cloud  of bees. One of the widow's hives was  swarming. No matter whether the  bees took him for a' rosebush or a sunflower, they began settling down on  his head and shoulders. In five minutes he was almost hidden from sight'  and perfectly, helpless. One move of  his hand would' have resulted in a  thousand stings.  "Well. Uncle Jerry." said the widow  as she'carefully,advanced, "I was rather expecting you. I am glad you',ve  come. .1 suppose you. want to talk  about'George and Polly getting'married?" ' ,  '  "Y-yes." softly replied.the caller. "I  came to say that I have told George it  mustn't'be." ���������    ���������  "Oh, you ..did! Well, I quite agree  with you, arid you can go back home."  ,"But how can .1 go?"  "Any way'you wish. If' you carry  the bees , home, I- hope .you'll bring  them back tomorrow." .   ,.  "But I can't do it!" he wailed. "I  dasu't move a foot. If,'the bees" get  mad,' I'm a dead man!"   r    ''' ;  ���������"Yes, to be sure,  but I've got other  work   on   hand.     I   don't think "you'll'  have to stand here over a week before'  the bees will find the new.hive."  "Lord, widder, but you ,won't leave  me in this fix! You couldn't have the  heart to do it!"'    ��������� "' ���������        \  "Oh, it's no use to talk about hearts!'*  she replied. "George and Polly- have  both got hearts; but it's nothing to us.  I wonder just how many' bees are  hanging to your right ear!"  "Millions,"   widder,     millions,"      be-  hoarsely     whispered,     "and     millions  more, to  my   hat .and   hair and  chin!  Can't they be scraped off?" ".   'l  .  "Not today,' Uncle Jerry, i hear you  don't like me."  .-.st'But  I  do.    You   beat,me-in them  lawsuits, but you ought to. 1 guess."  "But you don't like" Polly."  "Yes, I do.;" Polly is the nicest girl1  in all this county." ^  "She   is" that,   but   bow   you   move  about!. You  must stand -as" steady as  a tree.    Yes. Polly is a nice girl."  ��������� "But do������ something'for me!"  he entreated.  "How can I? You don't like,me, and  you don't want George and Polly to  marry, and"���������  "Widder Blair," came the whispered  words, from amid the bees, VI like you.  I like Polly."  "And George?"  ' "He may marry Polly tomorr^r.  Hang it. only get these bees off'n me,  and George and me will marry the hull  caboodle of you before'sundown!"  Uncle Jerry's word was considered  as good as his1 bond, and Half an hour  later, by careful manipulation, the bees  were hived and he was" free to' go.  Pale faced and weak in the knees, be  drove into the barnyard, calling to his  son:   .- .    .  "George go over to the Widder  Blair's^ tonight and ask Polly if she'll  be ready to marry you a week from  today!"   An Obi I Kins Caller.  When M. Clemenceau was In the  French chamber of deputies, he became for some reason the idol of the  workingman, but his popularity, according to the course of nature, brought  its penalties. He was besieged by all  sorts of people, who came merely to  ask questions, and sometimes they  were questions of the. most trivial sort.  He was originally a doctor and used  to give advice for nothing at,certain  hours of the day. One morninga workingman entered his room, arid Clemenceau said without looking up from his  writing: I-  "Take off your coat and shirt I 11  attend to you directly."  Three minutes later he found tho  man had stripped to the waist  "There is nothing the matter with  you." said the doctor when be had  made an examination.  "I   know  there  isn't!"  returned  the  man.  "Then what did you come for?"      !  "To consult you on a political question."  "But what did you strip for?"  "1 thought you wanted an illustration of the emaciated body of the man  who lives by the sweat of his brow."  The political, question remained unanswered. M. Clemenceau was too exasperated to do more than tell tbe man  to dress and go home.   A Homed Man.  In the annals of the French academy there is an account of one Pietro  Ie Diblo. or "Peter the Devil," who  had three horns on his head; two as  large as those of a good sized ram,  one behind each ear, and one straight  one nine and;'a half inches long, growing from his forehead.  ��������� Took   ������   Slow   Train.  VI want to go to Lancaster," said a.  , nervous looking old woman as she peered ^through  at the ticket seller in the  Broad street station.    "Will you' kindly  tell me when the next train goes?"  "The next train leaves at 11:40," waa-  tlie, reply.  "And   when   does   it   reach. Lancaster?" asked the old woman.  "It's a two hour, express; gets thereat 1:40"  "Goodness me!    ! don't likp to travel  so Cast.    I'm afraid of accidents."   .  "No danger at all.  madam.  1  assure-  you." ' "     '  "But surely you have slower trains."  "Oh.  yes:  there's one at   12:40. that  .doesn't get to .Lancaster'until 3:10.".  "Well. I guess I'll wait for that one/",  There's no use in taking any unnecessary risks."    And she bought her;tick- -  et to Lancaster and sat down to wait  for tbe slow train.���������Philadelphia, Record.  Fnnioua Rubles.  The largest ruby known is one mentioned by Chard in as Having been en-  grayed with the name of Sheik fSephy.  AnptluT noble'ruby is in possession of  the shah of Persia. \j.x weight is put ',  ��������� at IT;") carats.1 A-,'third, belonging to  the king of Usapar, was cut into a���������  d<jmispiiorieal form and in l('">'-������ ' was-  bought for'$l'J,S(Mi.' A ruby-possessed  by G'.istavus - Adolphus and presented  to the-czarina at the time of his journey to St.  Petersburg was the size of  r small hen's egg.  -   .   -.  . ��������� '���������    ' ,     *  h  Tlie   Driver   Ant*.       .   .  Tho driver ants of Africa, are ,80-  called because they drive before,them  'while 'on. inarch all other' living,crea- ',  turos.- no0 animal being able to withstand them." No beast, however for--,  midablo. dares-to cross their track,  and they will destroy in a single night  all the pigs and fowls qn a  farm.     .  Parrot   Traits.  The   natives  of   Koto  island,  in the"  African . Kamerun'  mountains^ catch.--  parrots by   covering the  branches on '  which   the -birds  roost  with   a   vege:  table glue. '. _  ���������VIunEm   :iiul   Plants.  A musician in New York asserts that  not'only animals,'but plants, hayc a  , passion for "sweet music, and a Bos:'  ton musician -avers . that when <bo'  plays harmonies his sensitive pjarif  "stretches abroad, drinking in the-  music like,sunshine." *If,,on the other  ha ad'. Ire .strikes a discord, the plant'  trembles and closes. , .   ���������    ;  .....  ���������'' ' Plows.     ,       - i  So long ago as 1G1S David Ramsey  and Thomas Wildgossc' took "out a patent for engines and machinery to plow. -'  ground .without horses.  Why  DiiiHipndM Are  Ulced. ,   ,  The diunioiiid was reputed as a' pre-,  server against'epidemics and poisons.;  It calms anger and foments conjugal  love. -The ancjouts called it "the'stone  of reconciliation." It symbolizes constancy, strength  and innocence.  Doctors   In   Sweden.  Doctors in Sweden  never send bills  to their patients.    They cheerfully accept    whatever    sums    the    patients  choose to Lrive them.  Seetliispr ItniaiiiN.  Rub a little butter on the fingers arid  on the knife,when seeding raisins to  avoid the stickiness.''  Ten   Bricks.  Bricks of tea' once were current .In  Russia and Siberia. The tea was of  poor quality.' merely the scrapings and  leavings pressed into brick form. Frequently the little bricks were used as  money and were exchanged for horses  or cattle.   Portsmouth   Harbor.  There has existed a harbor at Portsmouth. England, resorted to by fighting ships.from the most ancient times  in our history. The Romans undoubtedly used it when they had their  stronghold at Portehester, and they  appear to have named it Portus Magnus, or the Great Port. , The footsteps ,  of the Roman provincials and of the  Basons.'-and Normans may be- traced,  ���������ind from these times onward the name  '>f Portsmouth occurs -/frequently" in  our history. The place had attained  some measure of importance-..in the  rclgn of Henry I. Richard Coeur de  r.ion set sail thence when last he left  tl:-.' shores of his kingdom, and in the  time of his successor a .naval establishment existed at-the port.���������London  'Jlobe.   Barley  Gruel.-  A barley gruel made of boiling two  tablespooufuls of barley in a quart of  water for two hours till it is reduced  one-half is a nutritious and excellent  food, which may be sweetened and  flavored to the taste.   Ilo-nses  of Lava.  On   the   west   side  of   Mount   Etna  there are several villages in the midst  of former  lava   streams  and with all  the houses built of lava.  How ii Chameleon Loolcs.  Upon a crimson cloth the chameleon  becomes almost crimson. Move it upon a gray surface, and the bright tints  will ' quickly subside, but at night,  whether disturbed or not, it invariably,  afcuuics its palest tints.  X'.  A m  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  Royalties paid by miners in England average nearly ������2 an acre  for all ,the land worked under, and  -aggregate about five' millions a year.  The number of copies of dairy newspapers   circulated   last   year    in    the  'United    States     was    2,805,466,000,'  -and of weeklies  1,208,190,000.  DYSPEPSIA AKD INDIGESTION.���������C.  W. Snow & Co., Syracuse N.Y.*. write :  "Please  send  us  ten  gross  or Pills.   '  We  .are-selling: more of Parmeless's Pills than  any   other   Pill   we   keep. , They   have      a  .great  reputation for the cure  of Dyspep-  -.sia and Liver" Complaint;." Mr. Charles  A.   Smith,  Lindsay,   writes :    "Pannclee-s  IPills are an excellent medicine., My sister has been troubled with severe 'headache,   but   these  Pills  have cured   her.  TBE POSTMASTER  CH_D GENTLEMAN'S   NARROW   ESCAPE . FROM   DEATH.  A Very Interesting Personal Experience  Which Contains Some Good Advice for  Others ,Whoso Lives May be Threatened. '  ENTIRELY TOO  CLEVER.  The large manufactures building at  the Chicago World's Fair covered 3Q������  ���������acres,   and   was the largest ever put  ���������up.  The largest (ox' in the world was  ���������bred ,by Colonel, Singerly. It was 12  -feet long, and 5 feet 3 inches high.  It weighed-3/840 lbs. , ,  "Messrs.  C. /C. Richards & dm..  Gentlemen���������In June '98 I had my  'hand and wrist'' badly bitten by a  vicious horse.' I suffered greatly for  ���������several days, and the tooth cuts re-,  fused' ,to heal, until your agent gave  me a bottle of MINARD'S LINIMENT, which I began using, and th������  ���������effect was magical. In five hours the  ~pain 'had' ceased, and in two' weeks  the" wound had completely healed^  and myvhand and arm were, as. well  as ever.  ~ Yours truly,    - "  f   ' A. E. ROY,  ���������Carriage Maker,   St.   Antoine,   P.Q.  ' The price of an artificial leg varies  from, ������16 to ������20. The most expensive one. belonged to the Marquis of  ,. Anglesea, who lost his leg^at Waterloo.    It cost ������80. ,   '  Minard's Liniment Cures LaGrippe.  -i   ��������� The greatest pay a dancer ever received   was   ������1,200-   a    year   for   six  ��������� years' paid   to  Mario    Taglioni.    But  , for shorter, periods higher pay has  been  given. ' Miss   Fuller   is   said    to  ' have received ������495 in a .single week.  London consumes 1L tons of salt-a  dav.  "*      ��������� ' :" , .   .  ' .King Chiilalonkorn of Si am has 45  ���������other, names.        ���������",' '        ,'        '  Parents buv Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator because they know it is a  safe, medicine for.their children and 'an  effectual   oxpeller   of .worms.  "*���������     ., '  Germany issues a steadyJBLyct^e.pf  Lovett, Ont., Sept. 15.���������(Special)���������  Every man, woman and child for  miles around knows Mr. C/ R. Harries, the genial, post-master at  Lovett. ' > <  ,' Mr. Harries is a hale old gentleman, 75 years ?of age, and considering his advanced years is 'remarkably-  well preserved,  strong and healthy.  But ho was riot always so. Five or  six years ago he was at the point of  death/being fearfully run down-and  a complete wreck with Bright's Disease.    ( ''  He was   so   low   that no one   ever  dreamt   that   he  could   pull   through,  and yet he is alive and well to-day.  , This, is   a, statement of the case     in  Mr*  Harries' 'own-���������words :  "In 1897 1- was at the point of  death with Bright's Disease, and was  a complete wreck. I could not even  dress myself or' turn in my bed, but  now'I am a well man, and I attribute At all to'Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "I am ,75 years old, and for a man  of my years I feel quite strong and  healthy. I consider ; Dodd's Kidney  Pills, a good medicine to take in the  Spring, as I hav������ found it a great  blood purifier.  "As postmaster I come in contact  with a' great many people, and I  know of my personal 'knowledge that  a great many in this country are using Dodd's Kidney Pills with the best  results."  Such evidence should be most coning 'to any one who may still doubt  that Dodd's Kidney Pills will cure  Bright's   Disease.  The  honest,     earnest,    straightfor-'  ward testimony     of   such    reputable  peoplo certainly deserves  the    confidence of .everyone.    '        . ��������� '  If  Dodd's Kidney Pills'can and do.  cure  Bright's  Disease,   which   is , the  very  worst form  of Kidney Trouble,  they certainly will cure any  of    the  lesser forms.  Experience  of u  Doctor  In  PrencTio- r  ins For a. Patient.  An   anonymous   physician   who   has  written some "confessions" foi" the In  dependent tells this story abov.t him  self: ' ���������     ' .  "I received' a request to call from  an old patient who ,was afraid she was  taking scarlet fever. I responded ::t  once. The patient was one of two  elderly si-tors whom J had attended  for many years. I greeted her in the  sitting room and noted her pulse while,  in the act of shaking hands'with hei-'  By,some witty remark I contrived to  make her laugh, which enabled' me to  see her'tongue., Then 1 said in .a play-  .ful'tone: *If you will get me a glass  I will treat you to some of ,my patent  soda water.' She did so. ��������� I put a tablet in the water and she drank it.  "I want you ' to know .that c\' take  pride in my original methods. I try -  to educate,my patients to like, and,not  to "dread, the visits of the doctor. In  this case all of my work had been  done without the direct knowledge of  the patient and I felt very good over it.  So I bade my patient goodby with extreme cheerfulness.  "She looked surprised, and^then said:  'Of course you will come upstairs and  see my sister?' " 'Not today,* I said.  ���������Give her my respects.' 'Why.' she  said, looking mystified nnd startled,  ���������how strangely you talk'.''' 'StrangelyY  1 echoed. 'Why?* 'Beciuse I sent for  you-to prescribe for my sister and you  decline to see her.' It flashed over  my mind in an instant.,- I,had prescribed for-the wrong sister. ','1 was  entirely top clever."  AJSfrC  Ogilvie's Oats  Delicious flavor.   Free from hulli  Warranted Pure.  Put  up  in   all   sized  packages.  Ogilvie's Hungarian  As now manufactured.  Insist on getting "OGILVIE'S,  The great FAMILY FLOUR. , ,      '  " ,'as', they are better than the Best.;  ihave:  no  4UaM u^7t/u  Cf-ttsms 4sqM/;,t������L4*f_f������  ������  Bristol Cathedral was 582 years in  building, and Gloucester Cathedral  425. Peterborough and Durham also  took over four centuries to complete.  23,700 new books yearly.  %  n-  In Hungary the legal age M_C&n j  dividual dates only from bapUsmt,-.";"'.   ���������' "        V*'  i  4.770   miles   of   thread   have     been  spun out ot a single pound "of cotton.  SORE FEET.���������Mrs. F. J. Neill. New  Armagh, P.Q., writes : "FoV^nearlv six  months I was troubled with burning  aches nnd puins1 in my feet to such an  extent that l could not sleep at*night,  and' as my< feet were badly swollen. 1  could not wear my boots for weeks. At  lust E got a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Ec-  lectric Oil and resolved to try it and to  my astonishment I got almo'st instant  relief, and the one bottle accomplished a  .perfect -cure.    (  Where  Smoklnjr I������  a  Sin.  Palgrave. in his'interesting book describing, his journey to, the sacred city  of Mecca, gives an amusing account  of his conversation with u^mollah.  On asking tlu������ reverend7 gentleman  which he considered < the riiost (loudly  of. all sins the holy man replied:    *'  '.'Smoking the shameful."    '   <  "And next, O son of the prophet?"  "Drinking."  "Are these the two greatest sins, father?"-        "\;  "Verily,  my son."     o '  "And  murder?"  "Ah. - that's , nothing���������nothing. U'b  forgivable."  "And stealing?"        ���������    .      \    ���������><  "Ah, that's forgivable too.,r  "But.smoking?" ,  "It  is  the  unforgivable crimp." re-  ' plied the mollah sternly  and looking  keenly at tho fictitious Mohammedan.  '   And this is the Afghan's, creed.' Murder jund   theft  are   forgivable  crimes,  but for smoking-and drinking there'is'  .no redemption. . l  ���������RY  IUR  Parlor  TneE.B.EddyCo.  Limited.       .  Hull,    ,-, Caned*.  Matches  The latest and Finest  Brand yet made.  The whole British Isles occupy only  1-1600 of the land surface of the  globe.  " Queen Alexandra owns a pair of  opera glasses, made inv Vienna, valued at ^4.^000. They are of platinum, 'set-with diamonds,-sapphires,  and  rubies.  Frog-skin makes the toughest leather known in proportion to its  thickness.  An iron shaving "has been cut by  the Brush Electric Company which is  .237  feet  long.  In may, 1893, a cod was caught  ������IT Flamborough Head containing 59  fish-hooks,   all   baited.  St. Paul's Cathedral is insured in  ten different offices.. The amount is  about   ������95,000.  SS__E_QB_3___SSS8SBSI  NEWSPAPER  OUTFITS  B______5_2CB3B3E  %��������� We supply at sliort  notice complete J 0 B  PRINTING AND  NEWSPAPER OUTFITS.  If We sell what Printers wan-t; Printers want  what we sell.  \ We carry a complete  stock of Type and Supplies for the composing  Room, Pressroom and  Bindery.  -"KELMejr'H:;  Endorsed by be������t English medicaljournals.  Supplied to British soldiers In South Africa.  For all Throat and Gland Troubles, Lumps,  Abscesses, Old Sores, Ulcers, Felons, Skin  Diseases, Eczema. Pimples, Stiff Joints,  Rheumatism, Lumbago, Sprains, Bruises,  ���������lies, Cuts, Sore Feet, Pleurisy.  Sold by Druggists, _Sc.   Try it once.  The longest bridge in the world is  the Lion Bridge, over an arm of the  Yellow Sea, in China. It is 5.} miles  long, and the roadway 70 feet above  water.  The Man  With  the   Fiddle.  The little old man fiddled very hard  as he stood near the curbstone in  Twenty-third street. The passersby  looked at him curiously. Some of them  smiled. No one gave him a penny.  Presently he was seen to totter and  then'to fall.-but he-kept on fiddling,  just the same, even when he lay prone  upon his back. A man helped him to  his feet. He never missed a note. A  little boy who had been regarding him  with keen interest went up to him.  Suddenly the bow hung poised and  motionless. The , little old man had  run down. The boy bought him for a  quarter, however. The vender showed  him how to star* the fiddle up again,  and the two went off together, happy  and contented.  ^^a-Mend of* choicest: O  .:���������'������������������:     '���������,:������������������.������. VV,.f- -'*..'- Vi'A*-'/'   .<v.^\^V-> =-:.'������������������ ���������   '   7 ���������-..-..���������'.     ...  ���������^���������.X'.X'  '^.'-���������^AlJi,..  HALCYON HOT SPRINGS  S AIM IT-AF3I LJgVI  Situated midst scenery unrivalled for  grandeur. The tuost complete health resort on the continent of North America..  Its baths cure all Nervous and Muscn-  lar diseases. Its waters heal all Kidney,  liver and Stomach ailments.  They are a never-failing remedy for all  Rheumatic troubles.  TERM*  Minard's Liniment for Rheumatism.  The first meerschaum, pipe was  smoked at Pesth in 1723. It ,is stilt  in tbe museum of that town.  An ordinary heart weighs 9 1-3 oz.  yet its power is sufficient to raise its  weight 20,280 feet in an hour.  Where can I pet some of Itollowav's  Corn Cure ? 1 waa entirely cured of tnv  corns by this remedv and 1 wish some  more of it for mv friends. So writes Mr.  .).   W.   Brown.   Chicago.  Unconvinced.  A rresbj-terian preacher In the central part of New York state tells this  story on himself:  "It was Sunday morning, and 1 had  started for church. The family were  preparing to follow when the youngest,  a five-year-old. protested, "I do not  want to go to church."  ���������' '1 don't feel much like It myself.  Fred, this morning.' replied his mother,  'but we must go. Father has to go-  has gone already, and he has t������  preach.'  -���������Yes.' said Fred, unconvinced, "but  we have to listen, and that's worser.'"  $15 to $18  to residence in Ho;el or  ^  r week,  according  illus.  PERSONAL.  'Matrimony���������(view to.) Gentlemen should  join the British Correspondence Bureau.  154 Ebury Street, London, S. W. England.  Particulars free.  Forty-two different occupations  have their patron saint. These include pin-makers, .-spectacle-makers,  tax-collectors, wheelwrights, brush-  makers and  nurses.  Two ladles���������Angelica Kaufman and  Mrs. Lloyd���������have become members of  the Royal   Academy.  [sons  TORONTO TYPE FDRY  Company, Limited.  175 McDennot Avenue,       Winnipeg,  will kill all  the flies in  ia room in a  few hours.  Avoid  limitations.  Ilorr   Do   Von   Make a   Circle?  The intelligence of , people may be  gauged by asking them to make a  circle on paper with a pencil and noting 'in. which direction' the hand is  moved. The good student in a mathematical class draws circles from left  to right. The inferiority of the softer  sex. as we'll as the male duiices. is  shown by.their drawing from right to  left. Asylum patients Uo the same.���������  London Family Doctor.  IMPERIAL MAPLE SYRUP  The quality standard from Ocean to  Ocean. Your money back if not satisfactory. - - -  ROSE & LAFLAMME.Agts., MONTREAL.  CHEER UP OLD SPORT  Don't flatter yourself that your high  forehead Is the attraction. Its the lovely aroma from that TAJCINA Cigar we  are after ,    ..  ���������  MANTTFACTUBKD   BY  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO WINNIPEG  Opp. City Hall   \Vinnip<������ff, Man.  Call or write for prospectus      E   J. O'Sullivan  C.E.,  M. A.. President.    Branches at Brandon  and Portage la Prairie.  Sixty-five years  ago Paris had only  one  postoflice^  Tho   Suit.  Lawyer (to timid young woman)���������  Have you .ever" appeared as witness in  a suit before? -  Young Woman (blushing)���������Y-yes, sir;  of course.  Lawyer���������Please state to the jury just  what suit it was.      .     .'    <     .  Young Woman (with wore confidence)���������It was nun's veiling, shirred  down the front nnd trimmed with a  lovely blue, with  hat to match���������  The   I/ars'cst   Insect.  The stick insect of Borneo, the largest insect knovrn. is sometimes thirteen inches long. It is wingless, but  some species of stick insects have  beautiful colored wings that fold like  fans.  The   Vatican   has    8  cases,  and  200 smaller  grand  ones.  stair-  "iVTonUfjy������������������ Brand"Soan removes all stains,  rust, flirt or tarnish���������but won't wash  clothes. . ���������  The   Severn  Tunnel   lies  45   feot  to  100  feet below the. bed of  the .river.  W.   N.   U.  No.  394.  Tn a vessel varnished inside with  shellac, water may be heated to 8  degrees above the ordinary boiling  point, which is 212 degrees Farhen-  hei t.  Minard's Liniment is best Hair Restorer.  The feathers of the' niirasol, an Argentine bird, are worth ',������220 per,  pound���������live times the price of tho  most  perfect  ostrich  plumes.  Farringdon   Street    is     the   widest  thoroughfare  in the  City of  London.  ypeppetual Motion.  "When George Stephenson was  asked, " Do you believe in perpetual  motion?" he replied, "Yes, if you  lift yourself by the waist-band of  the trousers, and carry ' yourself  three times round the room."  Just so, and a woman would just  as soon believe that she has not to  pay dearly for common premium  soaps, in the low quality of soap,  in ruined hands and clothes. She  would be kept in perpetual motion  trying to do with common soap  what she cotild so easily do with  Sunlight Soap���������Octagon Bar.        216  ���������Japan has 255 people to the square  mile: China���������usually considered ,'the  most densely populated country in  the East���������has onlv 236.  You need not cough all -ni.trht ami disturb your friends : there is no occasion  for you running'.the risk of contracting  inflammation of the lungs or consumption..- while vou can Vet Rickle's Anti-  Consumptive yvrun. 'iTiis medicine cures  coughs, colds, inflammation of the-.lmiP'S  and all throat nnd chest troubles. ..H  promotes a free and easy expectoration,  which immediately relieves the throat  and   lungs   from  viscid   phlegm.  The Yorkshire County Cricket club  was founded in 136:5. ^Gloucester's  cricket club did not come into existence .until  1870.  Of the ten open-air pulpits in the  Old Country, the most famous is  that at Magdalen College. Oxford. It  was  built  in   1-180.  'i',"- "-  >. w:  -'<-.-   >.'l  -     '1V   .  1        /    1 ,  * I"    'J   1 LSSU,iSD    EVERY7    WEDNESDAY. "  Subscription $1 50 a year, in advance  XKa.,38. Hnoeuson. JE&itor.  S3" Advertisers -who want their ad  chang-ed, ��������� should get copy in hy  9 a.m. -day before issue.  The E litor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiment*, or any errors'of composition of letter correspondents.    (  Jib Work Strictly C.'O; D.'  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  ^ST-n   ' . &   '    ������   35IBBGT fir cm the'eKOWEE to the CQNSU&I-EB  WJj' J&   . C. J- MdpR'E. . _ Sole- Agent  *mwt '""���������pgn: i  Thelead'nr representative papers  of the Conservative and Liberal  rjarlie- in Great Britain-are strong-  1"  opposed   to Oriental 'Immigra-  ���������tion into BritisVCol6nies~,,ancCsin>  port the desire of' the Australian to  secure   nig "heritage . for' the '���������white-  mm.      The   London Daily 'Neu-sJ  ���������says:���������"The future of ihe country  , d������-per ds   upo-i   the  success  of tlie  AuBtraliahs".in/slte_nming <he t'ide',of',,  C\ inese arid. Japanese.    It 'is-not a  '.Question of labor y-Vndi'wages. "No-  whiCe- man  can  cotr/pete:>vith  the'  'Chinese in the  matter of labor con-  a <-   f  -ditions.  ��������� .His thrift is'fls amazing  as. his   p v.-er ��������� of'endur-ince. r  The'  condYi ions-under which he live, the  atmosphere" vvhich 'he creates;' the  problems,, which,-he Taises.^andall  such as^coWrjunity-yvhich desire.s.  to see its'cyunfryjdeveloo on^wKole-,.  ���������Borne lineV^must rdesire \o fayoid.'.  " h e A u |t ra Man &?a re; j us������ W; prou d Jof -  . '���������    ._^5fsd'' T'..'r'u'���������;,int';.''t'nri -c-'uf.'-,  bi.thJgood for food; then the devil,  following behind, did likewise, and  the jellyfish, **of no'use at all^was  tlie result.' ���������'.-'���������.������' '' ��������� '~V' "''���������  Si ill another story hs to the skate,  "the holiesV''.rish,'' and :,Sti, J?etcr  vseems worthy.of repeti"ion. ^ ������,*, ,  ���������'* \ St. Peter' had ��������� betn# afikea! 'by a  fislierman^ which'was "the/'holieb-t -  fish, and'he could not answer. But  he prayed earnestly and" cast' ionn  his line, and 'immediately a skate  was caught. .This ugly creature  could n ������t he the holiest, so he put it  -back and-tried again, and again the.  - skate" appeared/''ahd"'."*' third" 'time' ���������  also. v" Then" Peter-was  convim eel  '     .   "-i<^ ?'   ������������������        .' -t-  <-��������� -������      -*      r      , . '  ''that<beauty (hoes noWproye holiness, ,  ���������;so'-;he gutted the'flsrl ancUiouncl.init  the peculiar egg case which h;is ever  since been called Pett r's j^urse, and  iis���������������������������skate stone," mid whoever pos-  sesses'a- piirse cannot l>e dro-vned.  Then the i-ka-e, like'ihe c������it; pos-'  sesses n^sier-oas' pv>wers." { lb   has'  nineNgood, p.uali^ies a,d nine,baVl,^  and ii". ed ten .for ' life"' las " meal" at'  hisht: wili-'iriake' th^.consumer,tell  and thev<are"wisely'^pingHheirlbest  to keep^them��������� afrbay "'��������� 4,t   - ,    . s.  "-.',,' *'��������� -'     -.V?. <  *-.        >    '.-   ' -.>   -  The opeiiin'er^of - commiinication',  over the British, Pacific..cabie^.was^  celebrated in Victoria, on-the  31st.  ult.    A public meeting was held'in  the "theatre  at   which-some-good  speeches, were .made,' and congratulatory^ messages.sent and  ieceiv'ed.  over the new line. .   -  t  BRAINS  AND  BEVERAGES;'  iCiANDIC  FISH   LORE,  " Of .Jfishfor food, there are many "  qu.tint'.-stories;  notably,that of the  ounder*/ ���������; ,;���������.-. y ���������    % : >    ~   -���������  The Blessed y.irgin.-walking along.  the seashore, was followed by a great  shoal of fishes; and she looking on  the-flydra said:   '* What a beautful  fisli the flounder is I"  The flounder insolently' imitated  her voice, saying,   " Yes,   what a  beautiful fish the flounder is!" and  lo! a change came over it immedi-"  ately, one eye shifted its place. The  ��������� Virgin said, -'Henceforth y.-u shall  be squint-eyed because you mo kat  holy things," and co both  eyc^ are  on its black side.    A custom  wrapped in mjstcry, is stiil closely followed by fishermen as lo the flounder.    Its black'side  must, be kept  uppermost in   the boats, and only  on reaching shore is the white side  shown. ���������    ���������  "The mark of Peter's thumbs,"  which fishermen believe rests on the  haddock when it yielded up the  tribute money, becomes in Iceland  the devil's thumbs, for the devil  went a fishing and caught the haddock, which wriggled and wriggled,  and at. last escai ed from his claws,  which left, however, a streak down  his back-  Then the stpry of Christ and St.  Peter is often fold. Howl-hat as  thev walked by the seashore, Christ  spat on the water and the red man  appeared; and Peter doinu likewise.  - itbf������maie, the grey man  appeared,  ijortVmahV:U-Jepr6hlyVa?few  .. '   1'��������� ir,-''*:r..i.'.'\t::ir,:���������i:..'o.;4iu>������  a-wo^sii^as/cHiu^.rilb^^iie ^wave  imareaiVd; th'eblagpma'.V^; '\ti/v"_^.-  ' -f.-.This! LisVis- so SisliVed ,l>y\fislier-  .roeii t.h^tj'\rather 'tba)v.pull nt.,'rBn  - bokrcl,>they;cutaheTihe andi.let"h?r  ���������^.������i,   - ��������� ..'.   ,,   .^-'       . 4,> .   "���������   ,4" v ^i'. -'Vi-  gO.     She was 'a -wicketl queen and  cruel sicp'mbthcr! who c-o persecuted the little' motherless girl left,10  her care, thai the good .fairies, took  the girl, and then punished the  step.mother by .changing ,her into  the Lonhius,' one more proof that  the cruel step-mother wilh the  w.icked uncle flourit-h in the-folk>  ta'es of every land.  Ip the .-tory ot the sea, I--eland -  affords  full' rewa d, and,  as'before  said, is wen thy of further  study.���������  M.E.L.A.,' in Philadelphia^ Public  Ledger. - -./..-'  Famonii   Litcrnry   IiiKhtM   Who   Rev-'  eled   In   CoHfee0iind  Tea. v I  Famous literary  men - have all had"  their favorite'beverages.   ' '',*.*,  , ,Tea   and  coffee,   however,  head  the '  list, and these two 'drrnhs,' which'tbe  famous William'.C'obbett denounced np,  "slops," have" been tlie means of-'spur--'  ring'many a drowsy" journalist to re-.'  newed energy.    -    '   ' ' ,       l    .        ' ", *  Voltaire, the king of wits and litterateurs, was a* confirmed eoft'ce drinker.r  In his old age he often took fifty cups'' '  a day,  which sadly'hurt his digestion ;  and'hastened his "death.- Balzac n'ever'  drank' anything   else  but 'coffee,  and  during the early hours of- the morning^  -for he "began at 12 o'clock midnight; he" t  ^used, to   take   copious  drafts' of  this  '-^stimulating drink. r. '>."'*,  f Sir .lames Macintosh' was( so fond of  jc'pffoe that he used to' assert that''the  fpowers of a man's" mincl "would'-geiior-   '  ���������ally .be found to>e proportional'frf thn(  ;.qua'htity of  that  stimulant; which'  be  -'drank., Cowper pays a tribute to tea in',  Sthe '"Task" when he says "the cup that'  .''cheers,   but  not inebriates.'^   Lie  was ,  SlverV fon(i  of 'the 'Chinese" beverage,  feut the king of tea drinkers was/ Sam-  Jjucl Johnson." On'bne occasion Sir Josh-  *jua Reynolds reminded' the great man  s'that he' had drunk eleven eups of f'tea,  whereupon   Johnson   retorted:   "Sir,, I  did   not  count  your  glasses  of 'wine.  'Why then should you uumber my cuds  oi teaV" ���������, .  Her  Good   D-flJnPSS   Head.  ' "You say she is a good business-wo*  tuanV"  "Oh. splendid, incomparable., She lets  absolutely nothing drive business'out  of her head. Why. just, before Harold  btarted tor Europe he proposed to her  bv' letter nnd asked' her to' telegraph r  her answer." , ���������',  "Well?"   ' .    ''/ .'       "'   '    '  "Well, most people would have tele- '  graphed c'Yes\ or 'No,' but "slip bad '  uiough o������t a business "bead to wire. *It  nffords'm'e great pleasure to say yes to  you.' thus preventing the telegraph  company from getting any advantage  of hoi- in 'charging for a ten word message."  Never tell a man that be has made a  fool of himself. It' he knows it. he will  get angry���������and he will get angry also  if he doesn't know it '    '  . Bishop Wil'berforce used- to tell a  story of a greedy clergyman-who,  when - asked to say grace, .looked  anxiously to see if there were cham-  r r  pagne glasses on the table. If the-e  were,   he begun : '* Bountiful Johp-  Be natural. A poor diamond Is better than a good 11x11 tu tion.���������Boston tier-  aid.    '  Municipality of the  City of jDumberiand.'  .     NOTICE.. ������  All persons who are'entitled to  vote at the next Municipal -Election  must see that they are registered;  on or before 'the 1st of December  next.  Office  Hours :���������Mondays,   Wed-  vah!"      Bu"   if  he saw only claret | "-^.-vsand Fridays from 7.30 p.rii  glasses, he s.iid: "'We are no   worthv  of the least of thy oierces."  to 8.30 p.m.  Cumberland, B.C.,  11th November. 1902.  soiiieiii  lor  7'ake a   Dry  Sponge   and   pour  on 'it   a   bucket   of "water-  It  will   swell   every lime sure.      ....'     ....      ....   '   ....  jUT .we are not seDiag sponges,-our line is   1 SWELL     BUGGIES  of all kinds. . We have just fccoived u Car Load of Open < nd Top Energies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Eialf-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Ho^-nose Springs. . . Buckboarda, Carta,'  Sulldfb, etc., all of the most fJp-to-Da'.e Pattems and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers acd ourselves      ..    ....     ....  I1IAII0  STI1I  OlRIulBE I0M?  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop.  ' >~      ) '   "a '  I m  .1.1 r> -  i'. j ' {  All kinds of Hardware and Tools  at ' io'vvest; prices.   '  Barbed   and .  other Fencing'Wire. '.   Lead^ahd"'  Mron   Pipe. '...'....'.  . .,.r     t ,       ��������� ' < ; ���������       . -   ���������  ;<    i.     ',   , .     , , ��������� =      ,'    ''    " '  ,  It -will   Pay   you  .to; obtain  our  ,   ... Prices  betpre ^sending'.away.:.,  Snnsimiir Mm,. ������������������-.Vi.;; ������������������....Oiiffili'erlani,'B.G.  'sj  M   '    *  (J   )  f-A.fl:..PEAGKY/;il%bt_i_ttttn^  ������j . _ 1 _ _ _     -*������������������^ .^  . .  . . - -   -������- ���������  ��������� ���������   - ���������  ��������� * ��������� ���������  ��������� ������������������ ���������/��������� ���������  ��������� * ��������� ������������������'-���������  .E.-������t������ ���������*���������    * w/. t      ������<{'     t  , "-:-f     - ���������' \' ��������� '     /'-,.b;������.M,    ,'nl-   '������t*.      OIL'   ���������^-  ?1      ���������-...' /77J  ^  '- i  ISTEW FANCY LEATHSE GOODS'  RURSES, -CARD,. CA'SES,    i.OI LETw'SETS.'  Try a Bottle of -������2J"  '     F3AGB.AKT OLI> KjK"GI>'  LAVEUfDEE    WATER/  -ffi/   <  <ci  <      " vk  S'l*ORE OPEN'S'indays fiom 9 a:m  to' 1.0.71.;m*$--'> \M> ' .'/'(jh    ��������� \  and from 5'p in. to 6 p m. -- --,      .,���������j......   ft   K   .    w[  fa S- '      "'   1   " " .,...-. ���������    -^ (������s.  !W    Duns'rriuir Ave.; ���������'     ;V       * Cumberland,   B.CV  ^  ^        Air   Dry  I������.     -System..  ��������� 1      .7  ���������r y '  6ur_ 'facilities for Soring Perishable, Arii.-les "are .-now \.w  conipld'te. -Eggs, Butler,' Game, Fowl'ltu.cl- MeaVp' o'f "^ \  kincis Stored at   Rea.--onacble VB;,fes\.k..?..'. ;-..... .'.. /- "'  ^"0f^    REWARD will be,paid for infornvUiovj leading to  ihe   con-   ,  ^J.hJ        vie ion of persons appropii/ting or'destroying our'1 Jeer Kegs  ���������e  KWiwimraw  UNION  BREWING CO., LVd.  Phone    27.  DTJ-NSMTJiR STilSET  P^  Drawer   45  '-'_ 1-7 sryy  [L'S.]-  HENRI G.   JOLYde LOTBINIERE,  ,  LIETJTE^iNT^JOVJiUMOi:,  ,. . CANADA, .  Province of British Columbia  EDWARD VII., by'the Grace of God, of  the Umted kingdom of Gieat Biitain:  and Ireland and of the British" Dominions bevond the Seas, -King, Delender  of the Faith, etc., etc., etc.  To all whom these Presents shill come ���������'  Greeting.  A PROCLAMATION. , ,,  D. M EBEHTb ) TJTHEREAS by sec-j  Atioiney-General. f \% tion 24 of thet'  'cCra;ne Protection Act, 1S98," it ia enaote<l '  that it shall hs lawful for the Lieutenant-';  Governor iu Council, on good cause shoivni'  to remove the disal.ihtuH as Lo tho shootn q  of Pheasants in tlu> ProvniL-e, and toc'i-claie  within what potions and limits tho saidbiida-  may he shot : v-      ���������'..    '   ; f;  And whereas Hb Honour the Lieutenant- j  Governor iu Council, hy Ordor iu Council^  dated the ISth ..d^y of October, 1902, has',1  ordered that the disabilities'as .to the shoot-;,!  iug of Cool: -Pheasaiits he removed with, re ������  spect.to the < 'pmox Electoral 'District from'  : thoWenty-fourt.lv! day'of Oc;oberv itss^a-nt,!!  to the. thirty'first day. of Deoeiob'er,- 1902/  -inclusive.,:        ., . ' ���������   ���������     ; ,'  It is hereby: ordered and declared"_i hat ifc^  shall   be   lawful   to  shoot   Cook  Pheasants  within  the Coinox  Electoral District from',  the  twenty-fourth  day ot October, icstant,-,  to the thirty-6rst day of December, 1902.   ''  In TESiTMQNY Whereof, We have  caused these Our Letters to be made  Patent an'd the Great Seal of Our said;  Province to"be hereunto affixed : :',  WlTNHSS, the ���������plonourable Sir HENRI  Gustavk Joey de Lotuinierk, K.G  M.G., 'Lioiiicnjint-Governor of pur said  Province  of British Columbia, in   ouis  Cny of Victoria, in our said Province,  this eighteenth day of October, in the  year of 'our 'Lord one thousand nine  hunched and two, and in the second  year of our Reign.  'By Command,1  ' A. CAMPBEKL^REDDIE,  Deputy Provincial'Secretary.  29 10 '02.    2t  -,ji  /���������  NOTICE. *'  Cumberland City,        ;  '" October Sth,  1902.  WT_T AV)NG SOLD OUT my Butcher Busi-.  * Af    Hess to iVlf Douald McKay,   Mr Jas.  McGee will'pay and collect ajl accounts,on  or before.No^emher 15th,   at my'office next  ' 1    '     '(   ���������      (     ,    .   -      - " '        1  to Campbells' Bakery*; Diinstniiir Avenue.  JAS, WOODLAND.  15 10-02 4t ,.  ���������l<rOTTOE.  Cumberland, B.C.,  ���������)'.. ''������������������'���������: '- :���������'".; ':v:'/ rOc--^t,hi 1902. ;  np.0 air wliom 'it������������������may"; concern jthis  k is lo certify that-! the;partnership formerly existing between  Donald_ McKay and Wesley Hodgson, in the butcher, business carried  on in the City of Cumberland, GBC.  has this day been dissolved .by-mutual consent. . y.  The business^will still be! carried  on under the name of Donald ".McKay, who will assume all liabilities  against the late firm of McKay &  Hodgson.   ,   . .  .  , All.'-accounts due the la-e firm  must be paid to Donald McKay.  Signed.   [W. Hodgson.  D. McKay.  Witness���������F. A.Anley. '  15-10-02 3t

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