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 fu  >���������)  Semi-  Weekly  -Edition.  FOB  YOUR  JOE PRINTING  Give us a Trial,  we  * sj    \  do Good Work at        \A^}  REASONABLE  PRICES.  SIXTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B C.   SATURDAY OCT. ist,; 1898  \k  m   "  /  k;'-  I!  "  \f  Vi  ������  p  !���������<  1/  .���������y������-  1898  _P_=^O^TI-_TOI_^-X  1898  .\EXHIBITIO_f.\  UNDER   THE   DIRECTION   OF  Tlie  Royal  Agricultural   and  Industrial  Society oP British Columbia.  oot.  5 to ia  -AT-  NEW  WESTMINSTER  fi    \     . ~ -IN   CONJUNCTION   WITH   THE ���������-���������  CITIZENS' GRAND YEARLY   CELEBRATION!  PRIZES  $18000  <   The Premium List is the Largest Ever Offered West  of Toronto. c  <- " "- . ..... 1  .   , .    ���������_  Pyro-Spectacular Bombardment of Santiago   De  Cuba, and Blowing up of the 'Maine.''  followed by and Up-to-Date Fire Woiks Display, which   has  been  especially  secured  lor FOUR NIGHTS, at an enormous expense. ������ -  Lacrosse  ana Baseba I Matches,  Bicycle Meet,  Aquatic,   Sai or,   and   Calvdoniart Sjwrts,  Promenade Concerts,      \   \/y  "  Horse Races.   ��������� ''>.  DOG SHOW.   OPEN TO THE WORLD.   <    . ������������������'  The finest Bvidi in the Province will provide mu-ic.  Special rates oVer ail- Railway and Steamboat Lines.   '  No entrance fees charged for Exhibits. '���������  Premium Lists, entry forms, and full information on application to  MAYOR OVENS, W. H. EDMONDS,  Chairman Celebration Committee; Secretary Cjlebration Committee;  T. J. TRAPP, ARTHUR, MALINS;  President R. A. & I. Society; Secretary R. A. & I, Secretary;  W. H. KEARY,  Exhibition Commissioner.  Espimait & Nanaimo, Ry.  ������gg__s_sggg������  THE  STEAMER City  of   Nanaimo  WILL RUN AS  FOLLOWS:  W.P. OWEN, MASTER,  Oailing at Way Ports as Freight  and Passengers may offer:  Leave Victoria for Nanaimo  Tuesday 7 a.m.  ...''    Nanaimo for Comox,  ;' Wednesday 7 a.m.  '..���������'*."    Comox for Nanaimo  :  .''"..'-,-"��������� ' Friday 8���������a.m.  ''   Nanaimo for Victoria,  Saturday 7 a.m.  FOB Freight or  Staterooms apply on board,    or at the    Company's  Ticket Office, Victoria Station, Store  Street.  DYKE & EVANS  Music Dealers  VANCOUVER, -,       B.   o   SOLE AGENTS:  Karn Pianos  Echo Banjos  Washburn Guitars  . ...and   Mandolins  Organs, etc.  c.  NAVAL CONTRACTS  TENDERS will be received on behalf of  the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty  ���������until Monday, 10th October, 1898, for supply and delivery into the boats of H. M.  Ships at Comox, of such quantities of Fresh  Beef, Vegetables, and Soft Bread, as may be  required for Naval purposes for oue year/  certain from the 1st November next*'  The lowest or any tender not necessarily  accepted. - ���������*���������'������������������ . " ."  Forms of tender may be obtained on ap*  plication tp the Staff. Paymaster, H. M. S.  Imperieuse, and when completed should be  forwarded to the Senior Naval Officer at  Esquimalt.  ROBT. A. MOORE, Staff Paymaster.  H. M. S. Imperieuse,  Sept. 13, 1898,  SEND  FOR CATALOGUE.  il_S^ffe**Sfegg^i-S^gs^rgeg_i  PURE MILK.  Delivered daily by us in Cumberland  and Union.    Give us a trial.  HUGrH GRANT & SOU.  or: E,;'3ycoXi.EO__t  General Teaming ��������� Powder  Oil, Etc., Hauled. Wood  in Blocks Furnished.  SCAVENGER  WORK DONE  U: A. Cart hew  ARCHITECT and BUILDER,  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  IF YOU  .,'... Wish   a good   fit,  to McLeod the tailor  go  COMOX SHOW.  The Exhibition atCourtenay Thursday  did not contain as many exhibits as  usual nor was it as well attended. The  long drouth had interfered somewhat  with the development of vegetable?, dmd  the plebiscite and lack of sports prevent*  ed many from visiting. Nevertheless, in  many ways the show was a success.  The farmers and 'heir ��������� familes were  generally present from Comox Bay to  Black Creek, and Cumberland and  Union contributed quite a number of  visitors, but not nearly, so many as o������������  j A1'  1 v' ft  tomary.  .   In the yard there Snere horses, shetp  (some very good ones), swine, chickeof,  ���������'   * '1  ducks, geese, turkeys, and a fair lot,of  cattle, perhaps the best' seen here since  . j- - *   . /  first exhibition.  Once   inside  the [ exhibition building  there was much to attract "attention.  1 < ���������      , y - >  The di jplay of butter was the largest  and finest ever exhibited here, and that  is saying a good deal. Thc exhibit amply maintained the reputation of Comox  District as one of the very be*t dairy ace*  tions of the province and if there had'  been nothing else would have compease-  ted for the trouble of a,visit.  A cheese mariufactured.by Mr. A. Ur>  quhart was much and favorably commented on. It was a No; 1, and il is to be  hoped he may go into the business of  cheesemaking on an extensive scale.  1   The vegetables left' nothing to be de-''  1       "    " 1 *        ������ V     b>  sired in that  line, except quantity; still  there was sufficient for a good show.  One long table was  filled with fruit,  large, shapely, and of. fine. texture���������ap-  ������������������' /v ���������  pies, pears,, plums, etc      -,.:���������   . -   _  Bottled fruit and jams were' not extensive, but the exhibit was good... The disr  play of bottled fruit by M rs. Duncan  ******* was es  pecially worthy of mention.  Plants and flowers were, as usual,  attractive, and the large box of roses  exhibited by Mrs. Little were admired  not only for their beauty but more especially for their fragrance, which wf������  noticeable for quite a distance.  The splendid exhibit of bread, cakes,  tarts, etc., artistically arranged was tbe  subject of much praise and well deserved  it. . H. C. Lucas exhibitor.  Of ladies' work there was much quite-  creditable. Among , the useful was a  specimen of darning by Mrs. ��������� Berkeley,  It would hive been a feather tn the cap  of some single lady had she"* carried off*  prize for this kind of work.  Mrs. Ostrander, milliner of Cumberland, exhibited two pieces of embroidery  ���������not in competition���������which were greatly admired for skill in execution. The  designs were wrought out so as to be  quite effective.  And the fine arts! The specimens  exhibited were honored with; considerable attention, and richly merited  A fruit piece by Miss Sarah Lewis,  consisting of oranges, "lemons, arranged  on a 1 able with glass of lemonade standing near, and a second piece representing a work table. These were true to  nature, showing Miss Lewis possesses  not only much natural artistic ability but  has also been admirably trained. It is  needle-s-to say she took first prizes���������for  drawing and also for painting.  Mr.-Gardiner, first mate on the Cjrty of  Nanaimo, received first prize for a pastel  nnd was honored with second prize for  drawing. The drawing might be called  "A view of the beach near Beacon Hill n  Those who have been there would  instantly recognize that most pleasant  spot. His. second piece-Tpastel���������might  be denominated, "A view taken at Sunset."   Mr.   Gardiner  appears   to   be   a  natural born artist, as be has never been  under an instructor.  The contest for the special prizes���������five  i* number���������offered by Mr. Dunsmuir,  ������M ������ Strang feature of the show. vVhen  the writer left the special butter prize had  not ten announced. An , official list of  < tha prise winners will be published as  soap at received.  ,   Yrobibitie* VoW.  A* <toeWrla������4���������W f or, and 24 again*  with one spoilt ballet.  AVCmM^U far, and SS against, wife  LITEST BY WIRE.  PROHIBITION WINS.  . Nanaimo, Sept. 30.���������Th* reports  of tilt aUction yeeterday art aa  follows: Nanaimo city, for prohibition, 321; aftkintt prohibition, 419.  WalMngton, lor prohibition, 161;  at-Aint-V 124.  N^WaatoninKir   Ytw, 392; no,  Albarni--Ya������, 74; no, 25.  Donoana���������60 tor whiakay; 23 lor  water.  Cobble Hill���������weight, yea; 14 no.  Parkararilla���������eix no; five, yea.  ViwtdrU���������wlO, for, 1128, against.  VancouTar-1000 for; 662 against.  British Columbia's majority in favor pj prohibition frill reach about'  700. Tha nguiea ao far; received  brinf 3,927 for, and 3307 against.  This la a very email rota baing leas  than tha1 number of votes of either  Victoria at Vancouver., In r moat  ������aaaa prohibition people east their  |ull vote, while those opposing did  not take sufficient interest to go to  tha polls. In Victoria the saloon  men got to work at the last minute  and gp* a majority of 300. In Van  eouver, ont of 1562 votes, prohibition got over a, thousand votes.  Most interior towns voted ior prohibition by a vary csrro-r majority.  The retult throughout the. Dominion if calculated as being in favor of prohibition. Nova Scotia  gave a majority of 1,700 in favor,  Naw Brum������ifka������d Prince Edward  Jfland voted Hbe same way.  The prohibitionists will have a  majority of 10,000.  c  LATER.  Halifax, Sept. 30.���������Nova Scotia  Province goee i 7,759 for prohibition.  Majjeimo���������Th* very latest total  uptoibfee^liploe|for Biitiah Columbia is ^708 for, and 3,207  agaijupt profaidition, with many  placid yet to hear from.  Toronto, Sept. 30.���������Lataet vote  if ������,6^6 for, and J 1,950 against.  Ontario has gone against prohib-  Uion frith ovi������ 5000 majority.  OMINECAEWCOURAGINC.  Nanaimo, 5ept- a5���������Steamer Cutch^r-  rivfdhere to-eay from the north with  _otd **d P**MnK*r5- T>������? br'������X Btws  from 4j������f Omineca country. They report  all *Tf*rn* ������ho- an courting prospects,  and ^eay the reported starvation on the.  AshWoA trait.  Quebec, Sept. aS���������pritijh Columbia's  contention ra#*r4������������g the ty$* boundary is abi|������j������e pressed. T^ ..Canadian  ciwnmiwJonicrfr *rrr jroiog to concede that  ih* bcundary Sipe under the treaty fol-  lo'vs.tlie omwftj ef *h������ -cofft. "here the  mountains are. ^ore than Jen marine  leagu$������ tbcr^fr^-ft.   3������ta> compensation t  or giving up her national rights in seal*  ing in Behring Sea, Canada is to be  given the right of access to the Yukon  country at the head of Lynn Canal and  either' Dyea or Skagway will be placed  under British administration. - The  international comissioners will decide the  question themselves. There is no  reference to another tribunal.  CORBETT GETS A KICK. ,  New York, Sept. 28���������J. J. Corbett and  Kid McKoy met in the corridors 'ef the  Gilsey house this afternoon, and' after an  exchange of names, M^Coy kicked Corbett in the groin.  :   ;.       VANCOUVER NEWS.  Vancouver, Sept 28���������A violent storm-  past over Vancouver to-day. It blew the  steamer, Horsa on the Sand Heads and  , ��������� .,1 t  many accidents occured. A yacht waa  overturned in the Inlet and drifted, seven  miles with its occupants astride the keel  before they, could be taken ������C A,lady  was knocked and badly ��������� injured by a car,  the violent, wind carrying the sound ef  the bell so that she could not hear it.  Considerable damage to property owners.  ONE MILLION AND A HALF IN  GOLD DUST.  * ���������" ���������  Victoria,  Sept.v 28���������Steamers  Alpha  Danube arrived last night from Dawson  City with $1,500,000 Jin dust and a large  number of returning miners.  MINISTER TO BE HUNG.  Port Worth, Texas, Sept. "' 30*A-  Rev. George Morrison was to-day  found guilty' and sentenced to - be  hanged for murdering bis wife.    #  REMAINS OF COLUMBUS.  Havana, Sept. SO.^Tbe remaina  of Columbus were exhumed to-day  and will be shipped back to Spain.  ��������� "t  QUEEN OF DENMARK DEAD.  Copenhagen, Sept. 30.���������The  Quean of Denmark  died   ai five  o'clock thia morning.  La8t Stronghold Caftubed.  Cairo, Sept 30.���������The only or*  ganised remnant of the' Khalifa  army waa defeated and its last  stronghold captured on Sept. 22nd  by the British, alter three hours  hard fighting, when an Egyptian  army numbering 1,800 men under  command of Colonel Parsons routed 3000 Dervishes, of whom '500  were killed. Three British officers  were wounded and 37 Egyptian-  killed and wounded.  SENT TO A REFORMATORY,.  Victoria, Sapt. 30.���������Three boy. wesa arrested on To*������fUj night for bmrglary. aud  committed for trial on Thursday, wain m-ia  morning tried and Mutaaued, tha aldaat -to  12 oprnttif. aafl tha two yooagasv 4������ ������U  m������utba taoh in th* wfaraiatory     '  Montwal, Sapt. 30.���������Principal Oraftl  ea  baiag Inttrviewad at Kingston *a-4ay.   toil  ha did not think ihaeiajerita ftean for ptp-  hibi ^on will warrant the govarnmen* |k>ra*.  duetpg a bill providing  for  a   prohibition  U������... '..';'....-.'���������  AmmtM  Highest Hoow*���������WarieV. W  OeM Medat M W wlnt������ FaiJ.  >Ml7 ..'������������������  mem  i r,  i n     Ij  . H  ' ���������/  -<���������*,-> i  1- r ,  AAt  -y*<y-  AaAvA  .y.&\  ^_  ��������� in I  '-.1-  . ���������' *p  ���������- ���������/'I  A������.  AfsreQrafo Craaaief Tartar 9e������<ar.  40 YEARS THE STANDAKE& !*  A-  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  CUMBERLAND, B.C. ,  LET THERE BE LIGHT  T3E0WN ON- THE   SUBJECT  '    HOME DIEM- '  OF  THE  VOJCE *"ABC*7_. #'V  7/  ���������" />  ���������&    &&  ��������� There are dyes���������the world famed Diamond Dyes���������that crown bur labors and  i home Dyeing 'with ^perfect' success, and  there are imitation* and worthless dyes  that bring ruin and disaster wherever  they are used. . .������        :.  There are dyes���������.the chemically pure  and scientifically prepared Diamond  Dyes���������that have',, brought blessings to"  millions of homes 'for long years,  and  ^ there are tho vile preparations' and*, mrx-  tures of imikators.who, as far as stylo of  package i* "concerned,   tret   as   near "the  ^ ''Diamond" as they dare go. But what  shall be said ���������< f the contents���������the ingredients-that tho   women   of   Canada are  ' asked;to)dye with?';Little:.more can be  added to what has so often appeared in  ' the'press of the country.   . *Th_se  imita-  ,. tionjiyos are simply deceptions; they  are 'adulterous and "dangerous''p'iepara-  ���������: tions, .hurtful to.the 'hands-^-of ;.the"user,  and destroyers of valuable garments and  materials. "'       ������������������"'������������������?'���������!      "���������" f"  The manufacture of  Diamond ;Dyes is  reduced to a .science, and to-day they are  the only dyes that1 dare  guarantee  their  ...work���������-that dare proclaim certain victory  for every user that will follow the plain  r. direction's.  .Diamond Dyes> have* a widespread popularity ; -.other brands "of   dyes  ' 'are hardly known outside of 'the greedy,"  v.'longprofit.dealersj.who   sell  thorny tp,the  unsuspecting public.r   Avoid'all 'imitation package dyes" as :your! would- avb'id  I spurious 'coins. ,,.-,        ������, .,]..    ,-.*,��������� -r  . Lost G-  the , drift, and where -ihe-' fall clon_s  now     ���������    "y"    ,���������     -\   -"a  The steep above tiim looms, i'ggZ * ' ' X  And strong winds ont of distigJtjregions blow  The snow in'streaming plumes,- *> J/\.' ', ( %  And yawns the gtrlfsbf the crei'asse below     ' \  In sapphire glows and glooms.   ,     ,v'  Along the precipice there is no way  That he may surely tread. .  Blight is his foothold on the slippery stay  ���������   Tkafc trembles to his .tread,. _^r .,_. -,  And chill and terrible tlie'dying day  Fallg, fast about his head. -    (      * ,'   --  '        ' * , * ".J  Could he but hear some lowing of the herd,  ���������  .. v Some mountain bell ring clear,J   '        ', '  If some familiar sound-one moment stirred  To guide him' lost, in foar! .^ - .. ,.        % , -  He dares not'move.' Some bec_oning"leading  word,     , > ,       ,;, t ���������, r  Alas, could he but hear]  In those waste places of the earth and dim  l"Ko star shin'cstfor.th ut all.'i ��������� '      ;   < ,':    ���������"'!  Through awful lonelnress enshrouding him  Ho give's one shuddering call, f."''1   * *��������� *  \ While horror, of great darkness seems to swim.  And fold him" in' i{s pall."      '   " '      '"'  Tlion like blown _rcath 6f niusic in the height  ,-' A.cry comes far andlow. . < _t������,    ,.        <_,,  Ho thrills, ho springs, ho gathers all bis might.  He feels new pulses glow!<3"\*? *���������������      .- t  His father's voice���������ho needs not sense nor sight!  Ho knows the way to go!   ,  ���������Harriet Prescoft Spo'fford 1n _"f_rper'_ Mago-  v&l  ���������������rs4i  ���������f  ���������_*._  ���������_*  ?  &  Out.  _? M0NS0OH    mOO-CET-Dn TEA  Indian   arid.   Ceylon   Teas   have almost   beaten  China out of the, market,   the  quantities of each "ofthe. fornn-r 'use**   ������������einj_    higher-'thau < ever,   while  .China,has again fVillen away.���������Extract from official report.  _���������  <--" "Can't'help but comfe to the surface  ,  in. the 'form- of <Ulce/s, Sores, Boils,;  Pimpte-'anid Rashes of one kind and  ^anqther. .* Especially is this so in "the  SPRING. ''At this time of the year  the Blood rie'edls purifying, the-Sys-  ** tem ^ negds, cleanslhg.    Nothing' will  do it' with*' such perfect success as  i,������    it _:,'? r      i . -.      i     ���������  ���������<.(>���������������  B. B. B.  BUILDER AND STRENGTHENER.  ��������� " There is'a time for everything and tho  ;'.secret of success'iin life lies in; doing  . things at just the right.minute. .    '  ���������"���������'������   ��������������� ���������  Coaching for His Conversation.   ���������   "  " "'As'an overgrown ,boy���������-iov. '1 vwas . sixj  feet   tall   at fourteen���������I had experienced''  "'all vthe 7 agonies'"of   "bashf uhies's 'itt': tho'  society   of   the  other sex, .though greatly  attracted to it.    I 'find' it difficult co con-i  Evince my 'asg-ociate's; of.' later years that I:  ..then   habitually   sa,t   mute   while others'  '"chattered:    A   word * "or   two   of remons-,  ',? trance'from ray <mq,ther   had; in a single  day corrected, this during my'senior year,;  so far as the family table S^s* ���������concerned,  and ;this remboldenadr  -me.v to  .try   tho  experiment   on   a' wjaer'tfera.*' I'said to'  - myself, thinking pf 6*ther.yo_ing men' who  made themselves quite "agreeable,5" These,  youths 'are   not-"your-superiors-���������perhaps  .,,in the recitation-,,room .or-tho,playground  " hardly your equals.    Why' 'not 'po-pe'Vi'th  ,them*  elsewhere?"; '-Thus    'influenced, ��������� 1������  conquered myself in a single evening and  lost niy shyness''forever.' The^procegs was],  uniqne,   sok  far   as   I   know, and I have  '  often recorrimended'it tQ.shyyoung.'menJ  Being   invited   to   a   small.party,"I considered   beforehand"* wha*.   young   la'dies  ���������would probably be there. , With each one  I had, of ccurse, something in common���������  kinship,   or,  neighborhood',,   or*, .favorite  pursuit.    This would 'do," I _easonbd,-!for  a' 'starring '.pgjnt*   So  I^put^dpwn, on a  small sheet of paper what 1 would say to  each, "if ''I \happened" tov bo near1 her.    It  worked   like   a, >charm..   I found"myself  chatting   away   the   whole  evening, and  heard   tbe   rfaxt - day that everybody was  surprised at tho transformation1.    I   hayo  ���������yto this day, the littlo.bit .of n\agic paper|  on which I afterward underscored, before  sleeping, .tihe' points actiiiilly u_ed:.'?-���������-',  -r  That Is the' TernV-an- Ottawa Lady Apples to Dr. Ayilliain%;^nk^PiU8.TJ^  Among many in Ottawa.. and the  vicinity who hay>ejS.,been������ benefitted one  way or .another by ������.the use^oflDr. AVil-  lia���������_i a*irik Pills Jor Pale/ Eeoplqf^ .he  Journal has learned of the case of Mrs.  Gilchrist/wife o_,Mr..TjJVHGil.clirist, of  Hintonburgh. Mr. Gilehrist keeps a  grocery at^the corner'tof I������TJ"ordrth'^_lve.  and pedar,jsbreet,,and is ,well known.tota  great many'peopl_:iin OfctWwa^as well a_  to the-1 Villagers*of thisis.uburb of uthe,capital, Mrs. Gilchrist states_that.while' ii^  a "run"down" condition* -during the  spring of 1897, shei.was^greatly^ strengeri; li  ed and built up by f^he use ,of "Dr. '"W'il"  Hams' Pink Pills.    Speakmg of thV "ma.  ^Jessie Johnston R'ockwoo<Jf Ont.,  writes ��������� , ��������� 3���������  M,I had _&II������ very.bad and a friend ad-  .v,,se^ ,~P<vto try Burdoctf'BIood Bitters,  sol j^rot a bottle. ��������� The <;ffect was won-  derful-f-the boils bejfan to'di_appear,and'  -J)-.<i*S'*_Y,<r boitl9 wa!* 'done I wasrtotallyt  cui-ed.-.-As an effectual'and rapid cure'  for������Impure Blood B. B. B. cannot be  ���������r-uan-d.'"*  -BXJ^sr,   _:-:__:__   _b__s(t  ** *   _   r.   t,--!"-*  Howmany people there are who keep  us.fior^an^ly,. wondering how,,they can  afford such .sbodclothes  '������  <J:-r.i   .3k_^i-ff'  i  First Prize at the World1-' FairJ Chicago  ALPHA DE LAVAL  CREAM  ! SEPARATORS.  J>h  t-i'.V  i-JiV  ; MINARD'S ;L"ESTIM:ENT   is   the   only  Linimeht asked* fof at" m*y store and the  I only, one we keep for sale.  ���������'  hiU'-thdneorde use'it.'        ���������  ���������    -  ���������   '��������� ��������� **?���������' fy * *' Tt  ������., .,.,,.   r     "rlAiiLAN-Fulton.  PleaisW^ay, .G. B...'      .,. *'     *   ' '* ���������  far from well"; her blood was iDoor^she  was subject to headaches, and ielt k tired'  after the1 slightest'* exertion. .< She''had  l'jead at different tinaes of euros effected  bytheuseof'Dr? Williams'' P������_1_f'_*Hkf;'  and decided to try them. She was; Ijqne-  fitted by the,first box and continued their  use until she had taken five'i<bo/"Sosv. wJien  she considered herself quite recovered.'  Mr**'.' ''Gilchrist' says- *tnat9*be'ikarways  strongly recpmmendsr.pr.mWiJliamsJJg!ink '  Pills'as'a builder 'aVd^reh^thener:,Jl''when-Jii  ofJierj'rfi-iendsiar_.wea_,dr ailing.  ^ -        ������-i ^_   any  .45   fit.  An^' Ijiportastt ,.TUD__IENTs���������At Ps-  ������oode Hallr Toronto, "on' May \28th, on  application* of, G. ,T. . Fulford' & -tSo:,  "propfietpi-s of the 'iI)r.- Williarfis', Medicine Co.,. a perpetual.,.injunction was  granted by Chancellor JJoycl restraining  Theodore Sweet; 'druggist, of ������������������'���������St. Catherines, from selling a pink, colored pill in  imitation of .Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  for Pale People.- ��������� It seems;,necessary  to again-impress upon, the public the'fact  that Dr. Williams' Pink 'Pill-?' can only  bo obtained in packages the* wrapper  aro'und which! bears ^the full, law-protected-trade-mark, "Dr. Williams'-Pink  Eills.fqr Paie People:" .Pills offered in  any oEher form, and ^notwithstanding  anything the dealer may pay, are -fraudulent imitations and -hou-ld; alw,ay������ be  refused. -. The Dr. AVillianib' Medicine  Cd., will bo glad'to obtain.Jin confidence),  sale1  'fcom;:  p.any is determih'ed to protect' the public  against this species'oil fraud.      .     ;������������������ x-.  ������������������'������������������������������������'-- -*-���������������������������������  ���������������������������'���������--     * -J       .���������.-���������'���������   ���������- -���������  \.t _^__-  the namfe of* any. dealer  offering ior  any irrlibatipn of their pills, a!s tihe k  W-.'Ni'U.-  171  4c  ���������^^!-'^^fCi^^^;-MoTii^n, N.B., sayB:  :- *v'i^&mpcL LayaTpiver _?ills.for, Headachei  '" and^^r-rT^������*ie,-.aMi,giay not only re  lieved me bntf;,curedvrneVi? Tltey do noi  gripe br������Bickenahd are easy.to take."  Sold by all Druggists at 25q  ... & Vial op 6 fop S1.00.  *;(*���������-   ' "kj      Ai   Mi   ffesw'' -*, .j ���������'     ,i  EXTEACT>OF., ,.  WILD STRAWBERRY  Is the only-safe -sand,  efficient^  remedy      fpr       DIARRrHCEA^  DYSENTERY,   /.CRAMPS  COLIC AND SUMMER/CONE-  PLAINT. Ari^AA  \      ' .&  dealers at  ^  't-V  -������i *.:  ;r  ������������������J-he^werthiestpeopie'are the ,most in-  ��������� jured l?ytslander, 'a* we usual'y fin"! it to  be'the'Tjes. fruit which'   the   birds  have  'b^enfcqntinually pecking: at.  Japori_.ey Ouickcurc for  Cold in'the Head.  ���������i i ^ ���������  ^^|k a girl her age and she always tells  how old"sMe will be at her next  birthday  'ras l&ng as^she is young.  '35c.* a  '-   Sold by all  bottle.   'Beware!   -bt ''iraitatioris!  and-" substitutes^-The^re * "d-afc  gerous.       ��������� ��������� - ' ' -^     ^  ���������t ���������f'''\.',!i, "->,������������������ ���������   A;     *.    ' i   JA      '"'������������������. ;V  Spirit Willing:, ricsh'-Wealc.  ��������� rPhysician (to coaming hquso'_f���������tie_t'fr  i-J-Permi,t me^tp ask.if,-yo������-h'iiye*j^p_y'(<i'^-i  position toward obesity? w ������,'. \^.<a-,  a; .  Patient  (with" _du"ch;1,n^Qlancboiy)'=l-  Ori*, yes, -sir, all- tho^iispdsitioir^Tu",^  world; but the table -rher^s_-ap-i������$hat I  am nnable.io gratify iny ^e4ijW-rJ.P*_7v  "Talk abqut  more ardent one  .' "Yes, Brown  licked  his boy last liight  that it.was  Spanish m  lumbus wheM-f.he-di^eoy  ���������Cinciuna-ti,- Euquihn;.   j,  le .liniit.   *He  for 'ru-isting  Manin solitude is' an unc'omplete^'be^  ing; He need's , con^'panionahip^ior iii  PmeS:it -   -V     " -1-   -'    *    ������.  .'������������������������������������'". ' ; A^A-,:A^r--r*^-::yy^ i ���������  It is. great prudence to gain as mrtny  friends .as we ''lioneistly; oan, especially  when it!-caii���������'^fto^^*s'r^a^y/,a-,-.Trate vas  a good word; it is "a'g.eaFfolry*'ti^'m*_3������$'  an Qnemy bv ill words. , >.       <  o   cure  Catarrli  ���������qse  ��������� "��������� - vapors. of,.Quickc_re.  \ .-���������       '���������> ���������'. * '  - *-' ���������������������������-    <:*v>; ..-.'1. ��������� .-.  ������������������"��������� Without the Ir&fi$'$M#H&JWgQ---s. -of 1  kindly words -and.; .dee^s.,^w'i^out 'tM  suxi^kirie -of. ...lovinglooks and ^mn^'v-oit  vwelpo.me. and' encSm-a'gen^j^^-a^^i.ouse  ' may be'a'halaibatio-vvb.ui .never truly ':��������� a  hbmeJ    ' ���������'���������"������= ���������*-iP*****Vf.������'i-,-.'*  -c���������r���������-$���������$:  Minard's Lmiment is,tfc lest,  It is"the"ihah wlrO dei^ef minqs_ the dignity q������ the OQQUpa tion j'not  "ie*'occupa  tion that .-.measures  mail.    ���������' ' ,        :'A.-*ay  ���������"ti������tr-Vdi-gnit^/,.ot  ������������������ :^^: ���������������������������; v..-.~  the  Mmarfl's-Einiilfi , * ���������  yy ��������� Al'r    '������������������������������������������������������A-,- -������;.i-y^._.ri;.  - '*  *   '**.'..*���������..,   '~'A''   *j-     - " ���������-"������������������-������������������  ���������Never do a'nyf?Hi_i^,',^!ioti ifcyc^i^houid  see in another ������������������yqu. should,,count  a jtist  occasion to despise hini' for,' '  any more meanly ir���������wn^-j.v.  of 'W think  In_fs Liniment tie _est hair restorer.  SOAP  BEST IN THE WORLD.  **t&?AF  .   ASR YOl&R DEALER FOR  POEGKH'S  BktJSHES and I3ROOMS.  For Sale by ajl  Leading Houses.  C_AS.' BOEOKH. &  SONS,  Manufactuxera  TORONTO ONT.  ' TO CURB A COL.D. IS OXE DAT.  . Take Laxative Broirio Qiiinine Tablete. All  Druggists r_fund the money if it'fails to cure.  ���������25c. .   ..  INyFOUK HOURS BY   USING ���������i������.  FLEISCHiVIANN&CG'S  COMPRESSED YEAST  Facfory Depot, 538, Main 'St., Winnipeg:.  Correspondence "Wm. T. Sloane,  Solicited. Agent.  ,' Our Nol2;Alp"Jia j'd'e Laval is'1 suitable,  for thirty'*cows ;   No." 1," ���������wen������y-cows ;  and No.  "0," ten cows...   ",y.     1  S;;  -J 1  A  ANTISEPTIC  SPRUCE...  fjbreWare  Sun ^Insurance Office^ ;  Eastern Assurance Co.  Quebec, Fire -��������� Insurance Company.   ��������� ���������  ��������� _  London' and Lancashireilafe Ins. -Co./*'  British and Foreign* Marine1 Ins. Co.   -  Lloyd's Glass Insurance Company.  "    - '"W. B. ALLAN. "  General Agent,  "WlnnlneR-  i.i  The perishable mode imperishable.  1'" The expenso  of  pnclcing -traiisfo'rrrred' .-  ^rom^n.qbstacle to a trillo. -'��������� "' /J  These wna'l' piiilVof from 3  to 12 lbs.   '  capacity, keep Butter, Laird, Mince Meatlc  etc., sweef and pure,' arr indefinite length"', *  oftiMie)' ft _���������_  ,��������� ;     ,������;/.'���������;;;������,; ��������� A*-{  Tliey resist corrosion and decay,   and"  ,   guard their contents from all coiitamina-   ' '  ,   ..ation./'j.^, ..   .-     ^ ,      ^ -  -,    ,tt..?.. ,_ ,^  .,. .   Np"-jianger of evil effects'attending tin--:"."?"'  'A-ne&'.gocga.^     ^   ^ ^. ^ ���������  - t. fr .    ;*J" V  Get samples and prices. * '"' '   ���������'    '*"*'',���������''  ���������IP'E.'B.'SDDT.OO., 1IIIITED���������HULL.  TEES'-; PERSSE. Ajronts,  WINNIPEG. MAN.  L  ,^takeateaSpoo  %.  FLUID   B EEF  BOVRIL  BOVRIL LIMITED  ���������Is pure beef'cooked, ready for use,1 and ���������  ,���������������������������.   ��������� *     .   ���������vr-'. . y ���������,*'*  ^"'-, 1  in the most  CONDENSED  ���������J T   . .       I (rf.V   '',' ir--  FORM.  "Not'.ia   mere  extract or   essence. It  strengthens both body.^and brain.  V.   ;* 1* ^              'AA            '-           "���������'                           '���������>'"..'* *         ^  Prepared Br"'                   ' <.A *'���������' A A  BOVRIL L,  .j --IMITEP,  ;    '." * ������������������������; .* s_ ) '': .   LONDON, ENGLAND.  'Canadian Branch:���������  2 7  PETER  .STREET  MONTREAL.  ������oeo(  o  The March of Civilization is Marked by  its Consumption of Soap ��������� Gladstone.  Use RIC  PURE  IT'S THE BEST  0  Be sure you get RICHARDS',     Sold  by all grocers,  or  write  D.  Richards, ���������  Woodstock, Ontario,*giving your full address, and I. will"return you FREE-'������  0 an Illustrated Book.     ......    I . ^  use ALB E RT soap.  If your fancy is for a Tar Soap you  will find the best in our  MASTER MECHANIC'S  mm  (Trade-Mark.)  Sold at all Drug Stores.  Wtfrcfr������f>������f������-frcf������������f������Scfrti>&<kA*&&&&.-fr.frrf������frt^'-frA&  ���������6  The  are to a buiidinff just'what  the staying is tp;,;v . ,  SHorey's  Ready-to-Wear  Clothes.  .,, ...The inside of one of,  Shbfey's cdats.is here illustrated by a drawing made  ���������;' from! ��������� a 'photographj *' The  great advantage, of a coat  properly stayed is that* it  keeps its shape until it is  worn out, and does not  look like an-old garment after a fe% weeks weary  An ordinary ready-made garment may look iwell at  first, but it is made to sell not to wear.  Shorey.^ make all have a guarantee card in the pocket.'  ,X?P ^^������4.^^4���������������y^|.^������^^^^^������4������^^^^9������'^4''^.4,^^^.v^y4^^4'4''^4,^^v^���������������'���������������^^ H -  l������  if  1/  11  Vi  \4  M .MS" WIFE.  BY ST., GEORGE RATHBORNE.  matters  It   matters   little���������results   are     wnac  Jack generally looks, for   rather, than the  means employed to,reach   them���������^and yet  he feels'considerable curiosity, concerning  i   the way in which milord  and   his   Chil-  1   Ian   ally come to town. r  It is the same old story over again!' f  Their telegram has reserved rra section,  and as the hour is late Avis retires. Jack  is unable to say whether his enemies are  on board this car-or not, as the   curtains  are all down.    He   is inclined  to believe  they are in another coach.       r     '"  Already they   have   started, > 'and   the  ,   agony begins   again.    When   rival   lines  .make up such-speedy   time-tables,   their  trains are seldom,on hand,   and   no   one  knows this better than Dpctor Jack.'  To annihilate the many miles   separating ,them   from ��������� their   next   change   of  base,   they   must   keep   up this   steady  >     speed,'whirling, tlie leagues' behind Jthem.  '   Jack's   golden - remedy   is' once-more  < used'as a   lover   to   help   things   along.  Though averse   to ,tho;. almost A .universal  r habit of tipping,-He knows-the^wealrness  '     of human nature, and how best the work  can .be obtained from a' majority- of public servants.       ��������� ���������    "  Cincinnati, is treached;,.qn,, time. -, That  run all through has been a "remarkable  one. Here a transfer is'niade. ���������"'" The train"  *" from'*St. 'Louis* has-been an" extra, carry  a large number of people, to some gathering hvNewf.York, and.there ^ ist,a't special  limited waiting inline , Pennsylvania^to  take them to their destination.  When they have left the smoky city on  thc yellow Ohio, and speed up the-Miami  Valley, ,it is about one in the (afternoon.  Inquiry gives Doctor Jack some knowledge concerning their expected-arrival in;  Gotham-. If all goes'well, theyswill make  the run.in twenty-one,and a half hours.  Given twenty-two,, and they would,reach;  Jersey "City at ten/''   '*'���������"���������'*'**' !  "Remember,'' says Avis,'-* "we change-  time at Pittsburg, and1 go one hour'  ahead.;; ,       ...."...,  "True,"������������������ says. "\Jack,   frowning, "that  only leaves an   Hour -to*'-* cross*  the river,  ; and reach*'the office"'in   Wall "street; "but  that is doubly,enough.*. We   will take  a,'  , vehicle at the Cortland   street r exit   and;  * have^the Jehu hustle'us along! [ sl reckonj  "'we'll1 be there, Larry,* my'boy,' if drily no<  'wreck occurs on^the roadr."    j i <''**. t'l  ,  "I shall pray we may be delivered from  that," declares Avis, solemnly -.    ..   <  This is spoken-' at \ the time   they sight'  , the dome of the.capitol at Colum.b'us.N A  'short   stppj here,    and, again' they, ���������go  plunging toward the region"^of- the rising  , ,sun. ,    , .  r^.   , ^'   t-    '       *'--\, -.-  '  f Night approaches���������the, last.nightthey  expect'to spend on the road.   It .has, been  a,long andtexcitingtraco* fr'o'nif?^paraisor  ,   to,New York,   and. renderedflMtloro^than  ,   ordinarily   dangerous' on-'account of ihe  'desperate tactics, adopted by their, rivals.;  Perhaps the 'victory " will   come at'last,'  and.be all the more   pleasing   becauseiit  has been earned. ��������� ��������� .  It is ou to Pittsburg no\v. , ,/The Jron  city ought to open before them by midnight, yes,' even earlier, after which be-  -gins the climb over the great Alleghenies.  Those who .have traveled all? over,the  world, and just crossed thc-grand Rockies on a special, can see nothing of a-for-  ' bidding nature in such a tusk.-.It* is a  mere everyday performance*. . /-;   '  Long before .now Larry has   discovered  Lord Rackett-and the doughty colonel in  another car, with heads  together-   Prob;  "ably they are discussing   desperate   men*  sures that may be   used   as*.a last-resort,  lor tlieir case is getting   down   to a   fine  , point, since New..York   lies at the end of  , this jump, and it   is   only   a question of  'a few hours ere they reach/that.place.  Up the Alleghenies thoy.panlV/with two  er.gines,, climbing, over ������ heights, passing  through'defiles, and at length reaching,  the summit. Then 'down* the slope they  rush with a *���������whiz"nnd- .a-;rpar seventy  miles an hour. An accident .now would  - annihilate them all. The train is warned)  a red 'light flashes '-in /the cold gray of  early morning���������there "is a"'bad wreck  ahead. Desperate measures,are taken to  stop the special. The air-brakes, usually  so faithful, slip, and with a crash they  arc into the pile" "of " cars. '<��������� Doctor '��������� Jack  turns to shield his wife.4, The ������ar seems  to rise on end J totters,anti .then rolls down  the embankment. "'-"��������� *    -*-.'>'      ���������*���������-' ."  tout around them���������every one- appears to  be shrieking at once. . Confusion reigns,  for the furniture of the car has been  piled up in every conceivable manner.  A little light filters through broken  windows here and there. The burning  freight cars serve one useful purpose, at  least, for * although dawn is dose at  hand it will be an hour at least before  ,old Phoebus fears his glowing orb beyond  the valley.  ,  Tie first thing that occurs ��������� to Jack is  ��������� the*thought of his wife. "What "physical  pain he"may suffer himself is as'nothing  to the mental torture that sweeps*' over  him when he fails to hear her voice in  reply to" his cries.        ',    "  ~He' is like a tigress robbed of' her  whelps. A dozen ..sprained^ ankles or broken bones could not crash him now. He  feels around him, for it is too dark to  distinguish"'1 anything amid such" utter  confusion. ^.   ' " >��������� '     ' ���������        ���������,  At first he discovers   only, the ^ledley^  of things that have been rolled, from the  berths, but as '"hi-   eager   hands search  all around they soon "touch a figure lying  still and motionless.^       , -  It is Avis.  A terrible fear sweeps over him that  she is dead."'"  ''*" * *   ,' ' T   '  Tho   grim   monster   comes   so   easily*  under such circumstances that   Jack has  reason to be alarmed.  No one,knows ,what,may follow. The  fitful "flashes'" of ' fire'" seen through the  windows,*-possibly findicato the beginning-  of, a .conflagration that,,may   reduce   ihe-,  ?j_llman-sleeper and all in it to ashes.,  plainly, then, his first duty is to seek  tfib open air as speedilytas 'possible.4 Ho''  knows that'it i_- improbable that he can  gain citherj���������door, .through, ���������such a mass of  debris. . Men are scrambling all around  him, bellowing lustily either with pain  or fright. *%* * -^ '"- > ���������''���������������' "��������� - Ah ���������"''' "'���������  <"!"Doctor: Jack turns*** to -'the window of.  his;,section. ������,It. has, become i jammed,f  though neither of the  two   panes 'of the  aude appears. ��������� Jtiis _*imenc is torn, one  eye blacked, and he seems to h���������ve become mixed up in the cook's galley in  some way, for a can of powdered sugar  or flour is sprinkled over his figure from  head to foot. y ' *���������  One arm hangs- limp , and motionless  at his side, and Larry's face has a look'  of pain upon it, quite foreign cliere.  '' Thank. Heaven, you ( arc alive. A  beastly affair this, I declare. Are you  badly hurt, Jack, dear boy?" rattles off  ther little man, punctuating hi.s sntences  with grimaces that' proclaim his own  acute suffering. , ,  "A sprained ankle, only���������I was  lucky," sings oue Doctor Jack, as  though it is a mere bagatelle.  "That's bad. I can see from the looks  that you will not get to Ne.v York by  noon."  Jack starts up and groans dismally.  "I must, if 1 move.heaven and earth  to accomplish it. My whole fortune is at  stake. And yet���������great powers, what pain  shoots up my leg when I move. They  might as well kill me on the move���������I  will get there!" . . '���������    ���������  "Let mc go," says Larry, ftiintly, and  Avis, looking at him, sees " Mow pale lie  is.      ... . '  She immediately makes  him sit down.  "Neither of you can go'. { If the packet'-  I carry reaches Wall   street   by .jioon today it is Doctor   Jack's   wife   who   will  carry it." .   f'v'        '   ' -'   ,'  ! Her' lord, and master n attempts to expostulate, but she places a little hand  over his'mouth1. -'' ���������  ��������� ���������  , , "I am .the captain now. You have a  severe sprain; poor iiarry, a broken" arm.'  !You,must remain and .be . taken care of,  .if there are doctors   on   the   train,, as I  rnrnm,  HiHHHUHtHHHHHiHmMM  >���������_���������  Your Li  double window appear to be ' broken.'  ' One Kick from his* uninjured1 foot sends  tho glass flying.    He follows it with several mpreto Tcmove,the,, ^smaller   pieces.  Then^iiakirig a'hurried investigation, he  starts upon "the task "of "getting "himself  and-Avis-through. ���������" '  -uiThe'-lrst part'of this .job is. easily performed in spite of the   pain ..that   comes  from'  his v limb,"  but   it   is  much more  difficult to"rescue his wife.. .Once*J'again  DoctoriJack-dias cause to   thank   heaven  for   the^.wonderfuli^power of-his ,arms,  which enable^him to aqcomplish so much.  He'exerts himself, as'though he'has   the  strength of-'a^^dozen" men,- and presently  carries the still-form of ���������* the ������woman   ho  loves to a smooth,.pluce.i-.-; t    ,_, t..t ���������-   ,  , t Tenderly he lays her down,,and with a  fierce eagerness bend! oyer to 'chafe 'her  hands,    her   face���������to   call' her name," as  though'the ^ sound -of his" voice  might  arouse her from,   this  .stupor - which   he  prays may,not,be death. ,, <A_ , ow ,^  Other .figures, have . already appeared  from the wrecked car.** Some-'spring up  hope will be'the 'case.'Here   comes 'the  .'conductor,  S'"-  ���������t./t.^ k.-f.a  v  the bank, others crawl painfully, while  few'men remain;-to assist/ the -unfortun-  GHAPTERV__XXII.  t~ - ' '  The scene that ensues beggars   description. _ Fortunately    this .-sleeper   is   tlie  only car' ������haTr,'l^vesv-^  the   calamity   would   havp,._been .. much-  greater. ...A   wreck   a*t night'���������time���������who  can ever forget*' the' scene���������the.... fearful  sounds, the blazing lights from burning  .-.freight cars,,tho his of escaping steam',  ���������and, above all, the terrible -cries of men  and; women half-crazed- ''W-i'tlr fright or  wounds. ...;���������'-.     ,.  '-.  Madness, is apt to rule under such circumstances as..those<���������even-, .the coolest of  men often join in tho demoralizations ' .-  Doctor Jack can   rein^e^hfir'^bh'dfeayo'r-  "ing.,to throw liis arms:-around Avis, who  appears, in the aisle;; just hit   the .second  they .leay^-t"^ "car up-'  hu^e; 4i ke-;'a'���������h'o'rfie'-'.-reari ^  de^s:^h1en''4fe*tottfer5-,-*-'-an  \:.,-jA-ll as^jnedicy"���������'ahoE-' '.eohinsiOnA^\^k\n.,  ITprtuiiately the-lights   go -.out,    so..'tKat���������  the'2drfi}ger.,frpm fire   is   lessened.   .Theyi  seeni = tov roll over once or -twice. .and"*th'eri  ates still within.       it ������������������ .t ,-^ -    - \  Doctor-Jack'1 notices theni^ not.   Just at  present- he has. eyes and ears for only ono  "person, and she   lies there before him so  'deathly still, that   his   very   heart is for  once almost frozen with horror.   {  The sound of running water strides his .  ear. It is singular how he hears it with  such a racket going on around., A stream  that presently empties into the Susquehanna is near by. He leaves Avis for one  minute, and with great bounds and acute  pain reaches the edge of the water. What  to 'carry it in is the next "question, but  necessity is always the mother of invention;- -He wears a traveling cap, and it  has remained "on his head through all  this commotion. ^Snatching it off he fills  it with water from the stream, then  turns,and hobbles back to where ne left  Avis, suppressing his groans, for his  twisted limb "pains frightfully.'  He reaches the spot, to find it deserted.  , Surely hero was where he laid her, and  yet he may be mistaken. Filled with new  fears, heturns^this way and that.'Others  lie upon the ground, groaning with pain,  biit who could' have taken Avis.  " In'that-moment of horror it flashes  upon him that .Lord Rackott was in  another car.' Could the Englishman be  ..base, enough to carry her off under such  circumstances?  He is still raging around,   almost   out  of   his   mind,   with   pain    and   mental  agony, when a .hand   clutches   his arm.  Turning, he looks into   the    face   of the-  man he has*-hatedr  "Doctor Jack, come with me. I found  your wife senseless on the hill-side,  where, perhaps, you laid hor, and I carried her to one of the cars above. This is  no time for us to 'be at each other's  throats. I havo hated you, man, but  when her life is-ih danger, even that is:  forgotten. Come! What! you are badly  hurt... .Take'my arin,--Evans."  I , believe , he .'��������� is looking for  ;you. "  ���������"As lie comes up,* heJsays  ' if\'There is a chance,for one  of   you. to  preach Harris burgV we are, about to send"  the engine���������which   remains on the track,  ���������for assistance and doctors���������it will start  right away.  "'Will you go, Doctor Jack?"  '    He groans dismallyTrrtries , to   rise,, but  is pushed back   in   the. seat r by   gentle  hands.       -   ~r -    '       ���������      - i      ���������  ,,"I will   go, .conductor."t ,{.  "You, madam���������on the engine���������"  "Certainly. I."must reach Harri'sburg  in order to make connections for New  York. I am ready to undertake it," she'  says, bravely..-    '     ',".���������_���������  He looks at her admiringly.  ".Ah! Doctor Jack, I can see the secret  of some of your success, ,at least. . But  time presses. I will be back in a minute  to take you to the engine, madam'."-' ' '���������''  , Jack kisses her good-by.. Sad, though'  the parting is,.how he blesses heaven'for  giving him-such a wife.   / ���������     -. ��������� ,  "You have the packet   safe, dear?" he  asks.  "Yes, yes; it is "sewed in my dress."  "And the little revolver?"    '  "I still possess���������do" not fear���������if -steam  will do" its duty , arid fortune, is kind,  your Avis reacheslWall street bv noon."-  ,t ".And you know .what to do?" ������ ��������� '  ��������� "Everything, as you . have, spoken  about it so often,' Jack."'' ' "''   ' ���������*  ��������� "Then good-by,,and heaven guard you  for*the bravest wife in America."     .  ,,  "A beastly shame to think I 'have to  sit here and nurse , an awm ., while Avis  goes on such ah errand," groans Larry,  but she gives him an entrancing' smile,  and turning accompanies the conductor  from the sleeper.  iii  needs, coaxing, not crowding.   Dr. Ayer's Pills stand' with- ���������  out a'rival as a reliable medicino for liver complaint.!., Thoy  cure constipation*" and they cure its consequences, piles,  biliousness, indigestion, sick headache, nausea,,coated tongue',  '���������  foul breath, bad ' taste,   palpitation, .nervousness,   irritability, and many other maladies that have their  root. in'''''  1 constipation.    They are a specific for.dl cbeasoscf the  stomach and bowels, and keep tho body ia a condition^ of __  'sound health. ' /,  "I have used Ayer's Pills for the past thirty yeara and  consider them an invaluable family medicine.   I know of no        ' ���������". ,"  better remedy for liver troubles, and have always found  them a prompt cure for dyspepsia."������������������JAMES Qui.\N, 90 Middle  Street, Hartford, Conn. '    ,.' ,,���������,,,  Tako Ayer's Pills  ttTtHtTftt + ffHttTtTttTTTtTHtf*  ������������������"*!*���������  "������������������"Vr'-'-IJ-r.-ir, ,  ,'l       t  CHAPTER XXXIII.  Never in all his   life  did   Doctor Jack  witnesses the departure of his brave wife  'a^thai'g'ian^  ���������jn^he������he'ai;t^  lUKve,, resulted in; a^tt'ignt.fii'l^'-i'GsV' 'of'life'';  |iiut',?J.i,-lie most other 'uffairs'^'h^"'hia>6;,hap-.':  i'fnenecpa.t   long './int&'val.s���������.���������:,on ������this-. superty:  ���������|r'oid/*iorfcune has --be(_a!--kin'd',''4-,and appar-  lehtl-tfselected the best spot for"Jhe't'rp'tibi'e.  ������������������I?,It..4s o-qly. a.few minutes   that   ho*.lies.  Apyd^A anel . theiAf-lii^ y senses   return.  /; Strangely enotigh -frh^-.c>_\i'fiV,lldi-)di^g.';had?.  ������������������"; J 'aP$\. VPP^. ifs- bed,\ 'sor ?they< stand upon -  -v,th.'-'>.v-i6r., .'���������Sufjli.'r, Bedlaiu<ag-has.,brol_^n  '���������''������������������������������������-.���������'.'���������������',    .'''.'. ���������' ^A'i.; ���������->:,  y   'z-.yy '���������:'������������������:  A singular sight truly, to see this British lion helping "tlie' mail lie 'Tiiis fuugh t  up the hill, yes, as tenderly as though it  might havo been his brother. ' .At any  rate, it proves Lord liac.kett to have sonio  good in him beneath tho reckless exterior, and this calamity with its attendant,  horrors has stirred the fountain to its  depths.  .    WJhen theyrreach ��������� Avis   they,   find her  sitting up. and'looking around in'-a dazed  way.v.^A lady traveler, .having a bottle of  'strong'"--' smelling-salts,''" has    been able to  bring>her:;tov������ ���������- .-.-;���������-.' A    :'  :  J''Jack'-forgets aiV'.elSe...in \his   delight at  "seeing Her'alive"a'h'd-iiriinjure'd. ;-He 'closes  .his-*^rm._.���������around"';'.her,.;--starts.," .to   ���������speak,-'  gives ajgrbah",". and almost   swoons again  from the4ntep|'e-*'pain. ���������' '--;;.       ,*'��������� '  "-'His "vyife ; in -- this.-' efuergehcy becomes  her qld brave _elf agaih."'        ;   /   :.  J "Where are'you hurt,   Jack?'*.she  ex-  clalins.; A'l'<]-'"'���������';;.>''"'";.     :*..' -' ���������'. :' .  '.." He nianagesjto'po-nt to his;:.left,inkle,  ;which is-^ery.much"swollen, iso-'that he  will no^Be able td^set ^that^foot on the  ground-'again 'for..ja;jveek   or two, - Smiles  ;bravelyahd bBgihs'.^tp %y it is riot much,  ^ but Avis .sees-what'  a   grave ���������> sprain   he  has- receiyed, unlaces,   his'shoe, 'which he  had on-^dt the .timejOf   the   accident, and  sends 'Lord Rackets scurrying  'for .water  Ih'a buc'fiet which; the   portar- brines to  view.      ���������������������������-.���������������������������' -.���������   ���������   .������������������������������������,- ...  -;" By>^Jove!'' says, a familiar voice.  It is Larry.  A rexnarkrthle aiirni the"  usuallv  5*  nattv  wlnh stronger conflicting emotions than  on the present occasion. Tempted to bid  her remain, he is also aware 'that his  future fortune depends upon her reaching  New York by noon on November fourth.  They have done well thus far, but all  will bo lost unless thisimattpr *, is attended to. So he groans and hides his face,  'and when he looks again Avis has'gone,  only Larry remaining at his side. Larry,  who endures* the pain of his broken arm  with the grim heroism of a martyr.  Meanwhile, since it is Avis who carries  the precious packet,it is eminently proper  that wo follow her in thc brave endeavor  she makes to mold circumstances.  The conductor leads her to where the  engine awaits them. Jn the gray "dawn  the scone is most distressing, of the  wreck presents nn aspect of ruin, though  in reality it is the freight that makes  most of the debris, thc cars of the lightning express being simply 'derailed,  blocking all tracks. ,   ;  No one has boon killed, as far as  known, but many arc injured. It ,is  strange that an engine is clear of the  wreck, but so it happens This 4s the locomotive about to be sent to,.Harrisburg  for assistance, running about on the time  of' the express.. ' ;  The conductor speaks a few 'Sentences  to those ou board tho huge engine,-and  tlie hearty,.ypice of the driver is heiird.  "Mako way here, boys, for Doctor  Jack's wife. It isn't a pleasant ride for ;\  lady,'but'since she must reach Harrisburg, we'll take, hor there."  Thus the works of Jack' Evans bear  ���������fruit."- He is known to this engineer by  reputation. .. What lie has clone .abroad'to  win his' wife has not been hidden under  a bushel.       . '.-   , -.',���������. -a    ''���������'������������������'  Avis is helped aboard, and given a seat  beside.the fireman, who has  one arm   in  a rude sling, as though he received������some  damage in the wreck.  They are off!  The great iron-engine rushes down the  track like'a monster of life. To Avis it is  a. new and decidedly novel sensation.  Under other circumstances she might experience something of alarm, but now as  they'seem to "fairly leap forward through  space, the only feeling she has is one of  exultation at the thought of annihilating  distance. Every mile which they, leave  behind brings her so much closer to New  York. --��������������������������������������������� ;���������  -She sits there, holding on firmly, for  the engine jumps, and rocks until.; it  seems to be almost on the point of turning over. That wild ride Avis Evans will  never forget so long as she lives  ner   neart up.-.. were the dangers of  her  ���������venturesome journey twice as numerous,  yet- wouldishe proceed. .< ;   . -���������    .  1   As tho morning draws, on  .apace, ,and  darkness disappears she can see" the wide  Susquehanna on hftr   left.    *,The   air ns  frosty,and yet in the engine cjjb, with the  windows' closed, it is very comfortable.  t "Avis'looks'around. Up to^thisttime.she  has   been , wholly   engrossed % with ( her  thought's,'while'her   gaze has������������������ been-* fas;"  teneel outside.   _,.,','     - .-        ** ,       ��������������� ' t  !    She discovers that she is not   the   only  passenger who   goes   to* Harrisburg ,by  special engine.   , Several men are aboard,  and* her eyes fall upon* one''after   another  iwith a'somewhat uneasy feeling. *      ���������  ���������' .The firs,t face,she sees is the red One of  ^Lord Rackettr who bows and   smiles, yet  .does not'come to speak to her.  |, Beside him is Colonel Garcia, the agent  of   the   syndicate, 'against'whbm "Doctor  Jack, has pitted himself.  Two others aro  .present, and   Avis conceives a   suspicion  'that, judging from their black looks and  'general,-appearance, they,.-, are ,,Chilians.  JThis sdrprises her, because Jack has  felt  j confident'that' all'their enemies,-save the"  " Briton and the South American ^colonel,  had been left far behind in the mad iace  /against time.       - .       1>fL  ��������� The more she watches' these men th'e  stronger becomes her belief that there  lhas been some-miscalculation made. She  sees Garcia, look at her closely, and  speak to one of these fnen who, in turn,  probably communicates the intelligence  to'his companion.      ,..,,< ^  . . Doctor .Tack;s .wife . is quick to recognize'tho gravityJof the situation.' She  carries on her person documents that -,it  would be worth a million dollars' to' the  syndicate these men represent, could they  1 secure them. That'is what Colonel Garcia, the unscrupulous Chilian, has - come  thousands of nifles to accomplish���������rthat  is why he is hero.;>  Four men against one frail woman. It  looks as though the packet might be in  greater danger now than ever before.  Doctor Jack's wife carries on her per  son. however, an antidote for this evil.  Sho is armed, and her husband has  taught her how-to use a revolver in an  emergency. Witli one hand she holds to  the rail. The other is lost amid the folds  of her" dress. *  Thus they plunge on toward Harrisburg. Every mile left behind lessens the  dahger she feels hovering over 'her. It  seems to_ nerve the men who plot against  her to desperation.  Their 'progress is such that in less than  an hour they will cross the long bridge  spanning the Susquehanna, and enter  the capisal. Whatever is to be done must  be accomplishec.' speedily.  Avis knows a crisis is near. She sees  one of the Chilians move up until he is  just behind the engineer. Tho second fellow is talking with the" fireman. Lord  Rackett holds back as though he would  have nothing to do with the matter, having washed his hands of it at the time of  the wreck. Hence,it devolves upon Garcia  to take the leading part.   '  The warning whistle sounds Yery often  as they sweep down the grade like a  whirlwind. Men rush to the doors of  cottages, nestled under -the hill sides, to  gaze in wonder at the remarkably swift  passage,of the .wild-cat engine. They do,  not understand what . it means, for, of  course' no news- of the wreck has as yet  been-sent along the line.  When the Chilian colonel 'L crosses to  where Avis sits,, she knows the time has  come- He will demand the packet, and  threaten, violence in case it is refused. As  he has apparently the power at hand to  carry out his words, it looks at though  triumph might at.last come to his * banner. . -  He counts without taking one tiling,  in to'reckoning)/and this the fact that tlie  woman he. intends to rgb is Doctor Jack's  wife. Long association with that daring  mail has given Avis some of his spirit.  Now Garcia is in front of her Upon  his face, can be seen a mocking smile,  and back of this the strong passions he  strives to control.  "Senora, you sec that fortune has  placed you in my hands. I control this  engine. You carry something I have  come from "Valparaiso to secure. I must  possess it. Avoid trouble, then, and hand  it over to me. I will give you my word  to leave you at oboe."  BEETHOVEN'S "BIRTHPLACE..  '"',5 ifi"?/  An American Biography of the Compos**. ,s K   -;t  JFlrst Awakened Interest in Bonn.     '  ' Mr. H. E. Krehbiol   contributes to tha ^-   ,  Century, an   article on ."Tho Beethoven   ' t  Museum   at "Bon'rir"' Mr. Krehbief says"?   ' \  A   musical   student   cannot   visit the-'C '*-"���������'  Beethoven''Museum*Jat"'.Bonn   without     "'    '  ,,thinking-of Alexander .W."-Thayer.< ,J It*sjl^a   ���������  almost  as" much',a   monument jfco the   J- "*  distinguished     biographer/",^as'^W^the.,   ' .,  incomparable   genius.   Without Thayer's*'-.  labors,   indeea,   it   is   doubtful' if   the  museum   would   over  have    come*  into'"    *  boing.    More   than   anything ������,elso,-^the   ;      ,  discoveries which   he "made touching'than tecodents of Beethoven and tbe musical;?^ .-  affairs   of   the Electoral,Court helped   to  stir up tbat feeling of local* patriotism "in:^  a   srea'l. coterie of art,-lqvijog_ citizens of  Boi.ii w'lich culminated,"ten ^yearsJ'S'gdT'"'  in   the' purchase,, of , the house inlvyhich'^'  the., composer .was born, ,its,t preservation^  from ruin,   rescue from degradation, aiu_      >, ,  dedication   to   the, admirable p.urposevto -  _which it is   henceforth���������let   us   hope ' in  saecula saeculorum���������to' be deyotad.-v -fr/j^sj.  ', It   is   singular,   in   view   of the" large ^ .   l  infusion, of   sehtiment-./^m*f--thes5*iGerrnan^'*  nature, that so long a timo was permitted' * *'    ,  to elapse between th'e death of Beethoven , -  and the taking   of ^these-wise and pious  steps.   But* everything' Is singular which,   -< \  concerns'Beethoven.    There   aref singular,,       t  lies in most of the books "that* haVo'*been y  written, about, him, *,,and ' {.ey.cn ,--09^^,   ' '  singular truths'.   On his deathbed'a'print"1*  of the house m���������, which .-Haydn, was. bornj-a. <(  was- placed   in ��������� the hands of * the'Titan"^* *"  "Look;1 my   dear ,Hunmiel,',- said he^tor,^ '  the   friend   who   stood   by his*'bedside;'  "the birthplace of Haydn!   I received.it {  to-day as   a   gift, and It has'given   rue a������-  great pleasure. A wretched peasant'^ hut ,  ,  in   which   so   great a   man was -born!'"''  Did  his thoughts go back   to, the   lowly^  walls which echoed his own "infant'cries? "^  No one can know.   He died and gave no  sign.    It   is   even   doubtful if '"he would'5  have   been . able,   had ^ ho been asked,, tp.^  settle   a   dispute   liko that which'-broke-**  out,  ing  which he was born. ,       , ,--���������<,  His   parents   had 'occupied lodgings*in-*  three   housos   before   he,  was   six,year3  old. He had'gone away from Bonu'wheii*-'  he   was   twonty;two,,and. ho never went  back.    There   were   no   domestic ''ties-to^-  recall him. .The fulfilment of his manifest ,  destiny   required   that l ho should' live'in-*  Vienna, whither he had been sent by.,his  master, the Elector of  Cologne,'"whb'was--1  Archduke   ot   Austria   and the youngest ?  son of Maria Theresa.    Bonn forgot hinv-  until he was dead; or if it did   not quite  forget hi'm,   it   was too much'con'cerh'edv  With its own   petty^ffalrs   to remember,  which   ot   its  housos had held the'cradlei  of its greatest son. Only slowly did thei-ot  dawn   on the city's obtuse   perceptions _-���������  realization   of   the share which it had in.  the   glory   created   by   his genius.   -The1  realization nevor became full and perfect  until   the    American   admirer   of   that  genius crossed the ocean and took up tho  task   of   writing   the   lifestory of Beethoven, the man.  That was pver forty years  ago���������nearly    half     a    century.    'Three  volumes   of     Mr.     Thayer's     wonderful-**  biography have been printed���������^tho first.in '  18156, :��������� the   second   in ��������� 1872, tho  third in  1879.    A' fourth, the concluding volume, ( '  was     loffc     unfinished���������baroly "    begun,  indood���������when tho author died in   1897.  ten years after his   death,   concern- r  which of four houses was the'ohVin1-  ... Respectability Defined.  British respectability, has been defined  in a London police court  by- a prisoner,,  charged with begging, and   tbe  definition seems to have been accepted by the ���������  ���������magistrate, for be discharged her. vSbe-  said:   "I'm a respectable,woman, a.'tair  loress.    "Why, I mak_-trous^fs*:iJfcfr''''Mr!   "  Newton���������Mr. Newton,- .the;.:magistrate??���������'������������������  I mean.    If I'm   respectable   enough to  make a magistrate's, trousers, I'm,good'  enough for anything.?' y   , ;: -,,,  To be Continued.  Behind her she has left suffering and  misery. In front lies her mission, a sacred duty that she.has vowed to perform.  The thought of her husband and all that  success or   failure   means to   him buoys  Still They Tramp.  All but four states in the Union have  tramp laws. England sends the tramp  to the workhouse. France makes him  do convict labor. Germany and Belgium  put hi'm on penal farms. But in al]  countries and in all states the tramp  goes mat-china; on'.���������Boston Globe.  .KedandDarlcHair.      V     ;     ,���������������**  Dark hair   and complexion, in races as  well   as  in individuals, signify strength.-i  Dark skinned   races  aro   always   behind  the   lighter   hue   peoples in,'fiue.civilization,    because :the physical "predominates.'  among   them    to   the   exclusionT   of  the*  mental.    Coarse,     rod     hair      indicates  marvelous physical endurance.'"���������*-" ���������'���������'"*?���������'."���������'������������������. ��������� .  Grunt Few   Commissions.  K*-'.^-* .."J*  Only seven commissions were" granted  to non-cominissioned ..officers. j,nA\$bfrf  British army last year. '"Fourteen were  given in 1S96, 20 in 1805 and 28 in ISt*".:'.  Lord Wolseley, the coniimuiderrin:chref,  objects strongly to promotion from the  ranks. '���������������������������'.,-.���������     ' ���������,.;. ������������������ ..,.  r*  1"  .-��������� ?  - - ���������.;  *.i.  ���������. i ��������� ������������������*. TH_    SEMI-WEEKLY  ���������pfllllJll���������pf������������������>������������������������������������������i���������fWf^W~p<H_W^���������^WW~l~i���������l~^^>~,"~^~1  t-tewb.  C UMEESliANI),    S.    C.    SATURDAY,    OCT. 1st ,  ,1898  TM Sffi-Wf MLI  NEWS.  r*  Cumberland,   B. C,  fffiied    Every   Tuesday    an.d  Saturday,  M. Whitney. Editor,  TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION.  IN    _U>VAHCE, '  ������������������in i    '        ��������� ' ' -  "  RATES OF ADVERTISING;  One inch per year, once-a-week, $i3.po  '**,   ������'   '"month,      "      " *-5������  Local notice per line "       " *i������  For both   issues   ONE*HAT.F   additional.  ONE  YEAR,   by   mail   ���������"     $2.00  -    PER MONTH by carrier .25  SINGLE    COPY     Five    Cents.  JBT Advertinerawho want tlieir ad-  changod, should got copy in by  19 ������.m. day before ianue.  Notices   of  Binhs,    Marriages    and  Deaths,  50 cent* each insertion.  .    No Acvertisment inserted for lews than  cocents, ������������������-..-  Persons"failing: to get The Newjs re-  gaUrly should notify the Office.  Persons having any business, with Tme  Nb'ws will please, call  at the office  or  .rite.  ....    ,  "'��������� '  ������������&��������� Whenwnting communications to  Ibis paper, write on one side only, of  paper used.    Printers do not turn copy.  3ATUBDAY,   OCT. 1st,   1S9������  The events of the last few weeks  ���������how that Royalty has no rosy  p*th ia which to walk,  ���������~������������������������������������������������������ ���������   "  BRITISH SKIES,  Not tor a long time have the  flkies looked brighter for Britain  than to-day. The success of General Kitchener, and the valor o|,our  arms displayed at Omdurman,  have wonderfully increased British  prestige; while the treaty with Germany, and the submission of. China to her demands, have illustrated the strength of her diplomacy.  Her noble rescue of the Christians,  of Crete from the cruel rapacity of  of Husselman and Turkish soldier  bare won for her the admiration  of the civilized world. Not the  , least eauee of congratulation is the  growing rapprochment of the English ���������peaking people, who, hereafter in many things, will act in un-  Sson,  Cape. Owens of the City of Nanaimo has  beep promoted to the pouition of pilot in  place of Mr. Sabiston, deceased.  Mr������. Barrett who lectured en Wednesday  at the Presbyterian Church, was the guest  of Mrs. Hall, matron at the hospital.  Mr, and Mrs, Stafford McKelvey of the  Lower Prairie road, Comox, were rejoiced  on Sept. 7 th, by the arrival of a son.  Dr. Lawrence, Mrs. Lawrence and daughters, Miss Chambers and Miss Edith Lawrence, returned on Wednesday's steamer.  _-.For a pot or dish of delicious" Boston Baked Pork and Beans on  SATURDAYS go to Douglas' Bakery  and Ice Cream Establishment.  The trip of Mr.Grant, of Themes Bros.|  aud Grant, merchant  tailors,   Victoria, > to,  this hection,'has been postponed for a   few  weeks. ,> /  - ** ���������  Such a number of people in our little eity  prov es the predictions of The News are be-  "ing verified, as to the growth .of Cumber'  land's population. '  Col. U Edwin Dudley, U. S. consul,  Vancouver, and Inspector for Rossland  and this agency, was up this week on his  official rounds. ������������������      A  The Epworth League topic for to-morrow  evening will be "The Call of Abraham,"  Gen. 12: 1-4. Everybody is cordially invited to attend and take part.  . - Randell & Sen, blacksmiths at Cnmber-  land had a noticeable display at the Fair  ���������not in competition���������of snow shoes,  oval shoes, blockshoes, interference shoes,  showing good workmanship.  Mr. Salmond, of the Settlement, is busy  moving his house away from the meadow,  which he considers unhealthy, up to.a dry  sandy knoll, where a fine breeze ootnes in  from the mountains and-close to a nice clear  spring of water.  On Monday afternoon Mrs. John Roe  met with an accident which was a narrow escape from tragical. She was dny-  ing to Courtenay, and when at-the foot of  the hill beyond "J������hannesDurK' met a  hay wagon coming this way. ." While endeavoring to pass :t the wheel of her cart  struck a log lying at' the edge of the road,  which was unboserved, throwing her out.  In some way she became entangled with  ihe reins, and was dragged quite a distance. ��������� The horse went on and Mrs.Roe,  recovering herself, though somewhat  bruised, walked towards Courtenay  until she was met -b) friends who had  returned with her rig.  LOCAL BRIEFS.  Ifr.Mahrer of Mahrer A Co., was in town  this week,  Mrs. Kendall who has. been quite ill is  convalescing.  Hisses Findlay and Hard are still very ill,  though better.  &t. Dalby left for Victoria on Friday, for  a abort business trip.  Mr. Norris, secretary "Union Brewery Co.,  folk in-tips exhibition.  Ifre. Shaw is visiting her daughter, Mias  H .Shaw, at the hospital  H. H, S. Leander reached Comox Wharf  Thursday afternoon.  Business outlook was never so promising  forCus-berland, as at present.  W, W. B. Molnoes, M. P., visited the  Oofopx Exhibition this week.    '  <f!red, MeB. Young, barrister of Naiiaimo,  faoiuHog the district; business and pleasure  '���������- Mrs, B������U of Vancouver niece of -Dr.  Lawrwjce, Is visiting Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence,  Mrs,G. C.   Westwwood'u   mother,    Mrs  Garvison, is speeding a few weeks with   her  daughter.  AUCTION.  1 have recaived instructions from Mr. C.  Bridges, Middle Prairie Road, to sell on his  premises by auction, all his live stock, consisting of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, and Hogs,  Farm Implements and Household Effects, on  Tuesday and Wednesday, October 25th and'  26th.  Terms: All sums of $25.00 and  under, cash; over $25.00, twelve months,  with approved joint notes.  A. H. McCALLUM,  AUCTIONEER.  Farmers' Ball.  The farmers' ball given under the auspices of the Agricultural Society in their hall  at Courtenay, evening after the Show, was  well attended and well conducted, and  doubt leas will bring to the society a good  return.  ELK HUNT���������TRIP NORTH.  Commander Calthorpe of H. M. S.  Imperieuse has just returned from a  pleasant hunting trip up north. They  took the torpedo boat as far as Campbell  river and near Willow Point, seeing one  of their party on shore, tried to gain his  attention by a series of whistles, and ran  as near to the beach ns possible. This  maneuver, of course, made every one on  shore imagine that the torpedo boat was  on a sand bank and calling out for assistance; but as a rule Her Majesty's  officers can navigate with ease and security.  Away shot the swift boat towards  Campbell river ! They landed there and  proceeded as far as Mr. Nunn's house���������  where they arrived just in the nich of  time; for a fire was burning in the woods,  and running over the dry grass dose to  the house and a pile of -hingles, which  would have  burned  like  tinder had the  1 1 -  fire reached them. The commander and  bis party set to with a will, but unfortunately having no buckets, only small tin  cans,.they had hard -vork to keep the  flames back. Indian "Captain John"  corning along with buckets helped considerably ..to lighten their labor. They  left all safe, but having been delayed so  long they thought it would save time and  labor to'take Captain "John" and his canoe up the liver.  On arriving two days after at the old  camping ground, where last spring they  had seen quite a herd of elk, there was  not the faintest sign oTrrr&������ft-rfi--iile neighborhood; all had vanished. So after a  day's reconnoitering they journeyed on  about another twenty-five miles, and five  days'from'starting, came qui'e unexpect-  ������        ,      ������������������ ���������  edly on the track of a fine bull elk.   All  were on the qui vive at once, and eagerly and silently fallowed it up, when,  crash ! some great body rushed through  the bushes, and then all was quiet. In  ten minutes from first seeing the track, a  bullet from the Commander's rifle struck  the elk in the back, and down he fell, his  splendid head laid low, amongst* the  moss and bracken. He seemed to have  been alone in his glory; for there were no  signs in the neighborhood of the rest of  the herd.  Then the work of skinning and packing to the camo began, and lastly the  long tramp back through the woods and  the paddling on a rough hewn raft over  the lakes; but at last chey reached Campbell river in safety.  The lovely "weather made the tour  more enjoyable than usual and the splendid head and. horns of the "lordly elk"  will be to the Commander a pleasing and  lasting memento of a fortnight spent in  the forest of British Columbia.    *    '  ���������    ,  SUNDAY SERVICES  TRINITY CHURCH.���������Services in  the evening. Rev. J��������� X. Willemar  roctor, "  METHODIST CHURCH.-Services  at the usual hours morning and evening  Epworth  League meets at the close of  evening service.   Sunday, School at 2:30.  Rev. W. Hicks, pastor.  ST GEORGE'S PRESBYTERIAN  CHURCH,-���������Services at 11 a.m. and  7-p. m. Sunday School at 2:30. Y. P.  S. CI E. meets at the close of evening  service.    Rev. W. C.   DOPDS, pastor.  MAIL AND EMPIRE'S OPINION.  Toronto; Sept. 30.���������The Mail and Empire says, at the close of a short editorial on  the subject, that the interesting feature of  the returns is.the attitude of the Province  ������>f Quebec. On the whole it seems p< obable  that over the whole country there will be a  small prohibition majority. A good many  people have imagined this would cau^e enactment of the law. This is a mistake.  A majority of a million would euact nothing. The plebiscite was really an order  upon the prohibitionists to show up or shut  up, and we think the government will quiet  them to a ''shut up."  SHOOTING PROHIBITED.  Whereas Sunday seems to be tlie day set  apart by certain parties for -in-oting and  respassiug; therefore we, the undersigned,  residents of Comox, hereby give notice that  all shooting on our- property on the Sabbath  day is strictly prohibited.  John Mundell, J. P.,        Frank Childs,  Rev. Alex. Tait, Wm. Parkin,  Berkly Grieve, Sam J. Piercy,  Wm. Beech, J. R. Berkley,  George Grieve,' Jos. .McPhee,  R. J. Smith, J. E. Maason,  M.H.Piercy, S.F.Crawford,  Isaac Grieve, James Rees,  Wm. C. Machin, A. Salmond,  J. W. Smith, W. E. Harmatone,  James B. Smith, T. Cairns,  J. A. Halliday, W. R. Robb,  H. W. Ross, A. Urquhart,  Hugh Grant fc Son, R. McDonald,  Mrs. Oliver Duncan, Rev. J. X. Willemar,  John Grieve, Duncan   Bros.  HAVING BOUGHT OUT  ALD. KILPATRICK'S  Horseshoeing and  Blacksm i t hi ng  Establishment  I shall continue  the same business at the Old Stand.  FIRSTCLASS  Horseshoeing  a Specialty.  Buggies  and Wagons  built and repaired.  NOTICE.  PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the  electors of the Municipality of Cumberland  that I require the presence of the said elector at the City Hall, Cumberland; B. C.  on the 7th day of October, 1898 at 18  o'clock noon, tor the purpose of > electing a  person to represent them in the Municipal  Ceunoil as Alderman in place of John West-  wood, resigned.  The mode of nomination of candidates  shall be as follows: '  The candidates shall be nominated ia  writing; the writing shall he subscribed by  two voters of the municipality as proposer  and seconder, and shall be delivered to the  Returning Officer at any time between the  date of the notice and 2 p. m. of the day of  the nomination, and in the event of a poll  .being necessary, such poll will be opened on  the Uth day of October 1898, at City Hall,  Cumberland, of which every person is here*  by required to take notice and govern himself accordingly, ^  The qualification of candidates for Alder*  man is as follows:  He must he a male British subject of the  full age of twenty-one, years, and not dis-  qualified under any law, and have been for  the six months next preceding the day of  nomination the registered owner, in the  Land Registry Office, of land or real property in the oity of the assessed value on  the last municipal assessment roll, oC five  hundred dollars or more over and above any  registered incumberence or charge, and who  is otherwise qualified as a municipal -voter.  Given under my hand at the City of Cum-  berland. the twenty-seventh day of September 1898.  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  Returning Officer.  Gordon Murdock,  Third St.       Union, B.C.  Bl a c k s mithinG  ,1.1  in all its branches,  and Wagons neatly Repai red������������������������������������_���������_  Milk, a  Eggs,  Vegetables.  - -Having secured the Harrigan ranch  1 am -prepared to deliver aily  pure fresh milk, fresh eggs, and  vegetables, in Union and Cumberland, A ' share of patronage ia  solicited. '   ;  JAMES REID.  YARWOOD &   YOUNG.  BARRISTERS and SOLICITORS r  Corner of Bastion and Commercial  Streets, Nanaimo, B. C.,  Branch Ofhck, Third Street and Dunsmuir  Avenue,' B. C.  Will be in Union the 3rd Wednesday of  eaoh month and remain ten days.     N <  HARRISON P;  MILLARD,  Physician,   Surgeon   and   Accouchkur,  Offices: Willard Block, Cumbbrlan-*  CovRTaNAY .Hoes*', Courtenay. .  Hours of Consultation:. Cumberland, 10 tof  T    12 A..M. Tuesdays and Fridays..  Courtenay, 7 to 9  '    '     ' A.M. AND P. M.  ���������"('  Society     Cards  Cumberland Lodge,  A. F. &A. M,    B.C.R.     -  Union, B.C.  Lodge meets first Friday in each  month.. Visiting brethren are cordially  invited to attend. ^  R. Lawrence, Sec  ���������W___-3 TS  ' * *  WANTED.  Industrious man of character to trav������l and '  appoint agents.   Salary and expenses paid:  BRADLEY-GARRETSON,   CO.,  LmrrxD  Toronto.  Hiram Looge No 14 A.F .& A.M..B.C.R  Courtenay B. C.'  Lodge meets on every Saturday on or  before the full of the moon  Visiting Brothers   cordially requested  to attend.  R. S. McConnell,  Secretary.  Cumberland  Encampment.  No. 6,  I. O. O. F.,   Union.  Meets every alternate Wednesdays ot  each month at 8 o'clock p. m. Visiting  Brethren cordially invited to attend.  John Combe, Scribe..  I    O    O.   F.  Union Lodge, No. 11, meets e er>  Friday night at 8 o'clock. Visiting breth  ren cordially invited to attend.  ci F. A.Anlev. R. S,  AGENTS. ,. '  ��������� Book business is better than for year*  past; also have better and faster e- IHuk  books. Agents clearing from $10 to $40  weekly. A few leaders are:������������������ vQueen. Victoria," "Life of Mr. Gladstone," "My  Mother's Bible St������-rie.," "Progressive  Speaker," "Klondike Gold Fields," "Woman," "Glimpses of the unM-en," "Breakfast, Dinner and supper:" ��������� Books on tint*.  BUADLEY-GAHRETSON COMPANY.  LlMITK-V'-  TORONTO.  AGENTS.  The war with Spain is over. We have  the most complete history published. Our  book contains about 700 p*ges, over 100 illustrations, and is so cheap it ������ells on sight.  Agents coining money with it the last few  days. Write quiek for information. ������  BRADLEY-GARRETSON CO.,  Limited,  Toronto*  AGENTS.  I am just starting the best thing for mon-  ey.making  you have seen for many  a day.  Your name and address will bring the gold,  en information ,_  T. H. LINSCOTT, Toronto.  NOTICE  Any person er persons destroying or  withholding the kegs and barrels of the  Union Brewery Company Ltd of Nanaimo, will be prosecuted. A liberal reward  will be paid for information  leading  to  conviction. .    ^   ,  W. E. Norris, Sec'y  COMOX DIRECTORY.  H. C LUCAS, Proprietor, COMOX  BAKERY, Comox, B. C.  COURTENAY  Directory.  COURTENAY HOUSE,   A.  H.   Mc-  Callum, Proprietor.  RIVERSIDE HOTEL,   J. J.   Grant,  ,  Proprietor.-  GEORGE   B.   IiEIGHTONV    Black  smith and Carriage Maker.  COME TO  The News Office ",,-���������  with    yoy  printing. Reasonable prices'prevail  A talkative tag  vrarte  WRTlCULAft  WADE Of  CATAieeuR  Fees.  Thetagon everypairof "SlaterShoes1*  tells the leather, its wear, service  adapted to, how the shoe is made, how  to care for it and the factory number, by  which any faults may be traced to the  operative. This tag is good for five  cents on a bottle of Slater Shoe Polish.  Goodyear Welted and stamped oa  1 the sole by the makers. &-5������. *4-5������  and #5.50 per pair.  "The Slater Shoe."  Simon Leiser, Sole Local Agent.


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