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 **A-J  1  I  (U  TENTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND.   B. C.   TUESDAY.''NOV 24.  '903.  *��������� r..  IV <  s& Christmas Goods  .AT   THE.  BIG  STORK  1*- '���������*���������  *��������� /  E have, received-our fiist consignment  of   XMAS  '      GOODS - and   have   set  out. same  tables  for   your   inspection'.'   .'. '  ..  on   our  t  u  'V<-  ���������    r  ry i  "8  DOLL       BARGAIN?  1*  I  3r  *An\1_   inch   KID DOLL,   Hair Stuffed,   Sitting '  . <--\ ^ *,-"������������������'���������������*��������� _"- ���������������       ''������������������*/  "     w^Bpdy,    Bisque   Head,    Glass - Eye*,   "Bisque f  '    '< ''Arms, 'Real SiYo*-������ ;iaf.dUmitatiori Stockings '  * .for only'     _5_T"   >'.-*..   1..   f20 cents"  -<���������*.  Supply Limited���������Come Early.  t \ _'Js-l^-*)./^'������������������^.,* __ *. U  _������t-  * j ���������*.���������**"������-j*'  , ,->* i'r  ���������siM&JVliEiStAte&A&m^d-  ���������< ?<  #**,-  .^.r  t  t-    ���������>  I    _  -V*,- '?y~r:y<i  V  A v \*  ___*,*       ���������*     -    -v  -���������   "l  '1.  *-���������*-���������  lb;.  T 1), '  .* J- ^ M    * *'  .f -V-.V    r*-  iU"  ; .   iTlly^TES1'STREET,   VICTORIA, B.cd  1' ju������t-received-larg^v__pmenti'oifo/,,? V.ir-.'*  "- TA    ���������*^-. . " .i;-, ^-^ ,s ^      -j   ��������� t  ���������f/H-  ���������c K*1-"  ���������- ������t*"5fv.  X*    -*"^_^ w~    \_-\q  -*"0__* W'-    .^.>     -    .        ���������1  "���������"���������ri-'r ������"*  I*-_%&-^     -" -       t   - .*-������������������. '-  CULTIVATOR^;   SEED DRILLS^ WB������t^Hp_S,TEtc!/  v, Call-aud aee.tbem-or writr. for catalogues 'and pricesC'-' "j**'  Telephone 82.      ^'   kole'AgdntB'forB.C:* "        P O. Drawer 563  Local  ahd Personal  , The celebrated Elev Bros, loaded  shells at the-Big Store ut right  prices. .  . * -  Mr G. R. Robson of the H.B.Co.,  was up froni Tuesday-to Fridayi'-' ���������-  Mrs Webster and^ sons returned,  from a visit to Ladysmith onThtire- -  day last. -      -      ^-v"  The Big Store .have  received   5  crates of.Crockery direct from'an;  English pottery.'   ' y.     l '"        .*   ������  ,Mrs Piket and Mrs Woodhus- Te-  tuirjed Tuesday *'fCom'ar yifeU to  Denman livland. '   /    ....    -.      ������������������  \-iHave 'Vou.*'seen, our'shorty Erect  ;Form" Cornets at'fifty-cents-.-  /The';  same * qualitv   is   usually sold  at  nearly twice-the price.-���������Stanley H.  '-Mr Joseph Horbury^andl^Mr Ii.  Coe, YefC for' tlieI East 'o���������';Efiday.,  iMpjHQrbury-iWill tHurn-nex.tfyearj; -  r^i'lie^BiW Store;' have a'vGpi_itf)id/  "assortment of.^books^.comiug^-for'  w    "   .  . The '^Bi esbyterian Sunday/  1. have ' decided . to ������pufehasi_  Xnuas.  o -'  .'School  theiflbooks".from -them, as,'they.,"  found" last year .that. their^'price's^  .compared favoiirabh' with tfeeEaetiy"'  -erii houses.        '       ' .--      -  'krf Robert ^Grant^ M.KKVieft:  Friday,to-atiend the-meeting of the"  'cLegislature, iri' Victoria oiv the 26th-.^  J-;HaYe  you ^.inspected 'trie- Shc������tv'  Guna at- the -Bfg.Storo % if'_bt yo?d  should do,so atonce.a<\ -/t      *; -^A  ��������� -Mr> and ;Mr8i^Keehe^arrivedJft*y  Tuesdkv'* -bda ���������to- attend ihe fu^S'-r?  '.  >>  OSTERMOOR  WTENT ELASTIC FELT  MATTRESS -  #1B.OO  S1S.OO  lv-  ,   ,vAre sleep inducers���������purer, sweeter c  cleaner,  tha'n any other known mat- '  tress the whole world  over,Mof'most  mirvellous merits, far exceeding the  very best of hair     In fact to devo-  tetss of-hair their merits seem incredulous of belief.    They will never mat  or pack,   become uneveri  or  lumpy  and never wear out.      We have-yet "  to see a worn-out Patent Elastic Pelt  -  Mattfeaa.*  '  ���������Sl5.oo���������  1TET CASH for Full &Ue.     -  Jffo* Cost tsXwt Cost and OtljJDoA       - I '  All Sizes carried in stock.     Prices  same  as   New York   and Montreal.  Z - MfS^Tf,\Rig5^returned" fromi _  business - trip to Vancouver, Tugb->  day..- ,Heljreport^ business brisk < tn1  the Terminal. Incidentally, Mr  RiggS'l.ia- dropped on (o some fine  lines of Xmas goods^ to delight his  cuiatoujers.  Such Bargains wf-re never heard  of before at the'Magnet CaBh Store"  this*month?" - .   ,,     ..   ;  The.j'Electric Company have re-  ceived\the armature recently burn-  ed out, rewound and in first-ciass  condition,.so-that the lights which  were shut off on ' that account are-  now all on.again. It is the inten-  lion of. the Company to -have an  extra armature on hand in. case of  future - accidents, and rewinding,  will be done hereby Mr Hy, Camp-  belj, the efficient electrician in  charge. '   '     .������������������    ���������   #    ���������> -  rTelegraphic News.  h   ' . ; -  . i  ��������� *       > -    t 4  Ladysmith,   Nov.    19th���������J^icol-  Tantarri, a Finn miner,sWas badly  injured* to-day by a' fallfof ,co.iFih  ;JExtension mines. , <���������,   f  -* , ���������    ' ������ '  T:  Victoria, Nov.* 19���������-James 'Duns-  ���������"���������* ���������  muir is negotiating the purchase of  Jthe ocean tug Samson,' to tow coal  barges lrotn Union Bay to Juneau,  -returning with load of concentrates  from the Tread well minea for the  Tacoma emelters.      Three barges,  -Richard J III, -Robert Kerr, and  Oregon, will,run the ye*r round, /  *   Vancouver,. Nov.   19���������The total-  vote cast in the bye-election in this ,  * city was:���������  A        \ / '  Wilson,../...:,' .2830 *-,   r  Stuart,...'.^. .-....��������� J884   -  Majority,'....940*V-*   ,  Gto.   felater  w^ite;:^^Ja; way,  home .last" night"wasIJ^ayjftjd' by  .highwaymen   and ' robbed' of   his  - money and jewellery*,'  ,'' Panama, November 21���������Panama,,  x   * j. i t.       * / j-      -   ���������,r ������������������ *f  ^ i* ��������� -��������� ;���������-- <*���������  B*uth������>ritively "-states* that, Gqyern--11  hient of Panama will^not Wnsider *  ,;any,.proposition' from' departments"  ^of Canca and Antigua, to join the'  .;Republic./ .-���������>    ,    ,    , ,    /       4 .  ''   yiotoria,'-Nov. 21Jt-The Govern-'  mint  is preparing*>for.the.'session  which -opens .on   Thursday, next':  Duriug.theVpaet'few days all tern*-*  -:i������i������rafy' assistancein thij government  {service  has been laid Aoff,'.also 20  "-Provincial police.    '  -1-   *{  , ,* -'<:���������-  v; - Vancouver, Noy*-21st--���������Mr, Yeat-  T^uari, secretary of the School'Buard^  rf - j-������t.'-. -.'<       .^   .,-<- .j ������   i,  ', f    ' n,  .y^jdez Island,"went, cut; hunting;,  ,f\vith������his'sbn'on -the Main land" wvo*  ''weeks4igo,. ,He is lost an'd'haWpro-r  CASH STORE.  pOR EV(ERY  DOLLAR'S WORTH  of  Good-*  11 un-ln  from, me   this  month (November) you   are  entitled to,,"  one ' ���������*,. ��������� " '  GUESS as to WHAT TIME  The WATCH WILL STOP  fthat is in my window  THE NEAREST  -GlTESS GETS THE WATCH.;,/;  \'"  -1 will wind the watch' up on. Saturday'r  night/the 28th'inst., at 8 p.m. , >-'^ "^  r    A  -.������������������ -'  ������r-'  "r-  100 Samples of Fine  ;: TMASCROGKIM;  ���������r      "  1      r <  ���������>  ->     .  4*J".  ���������VNv,  ^    For^Sale,Cheap, to make room', ,,  ,  ^-for^my^Xmas-Toysi-'ctc., which*r"-'������  XI:expect'<Uiiy. A >  A*������'A .y - '-���������   t..., l  V   .  ������������������������������������������������������B-���������a__HM___  Cumberland.  -   ���������   -      i ,'  '������������������  t^l  *      -"-    ' ^*-iJE|  ~. "AVord.haa been received in Comox -'-'  * of'the death-in Ireland/of ^-Michael'1''.  ' v. ' . .       . i     *-J  v    t  r."  .1"ijt  stay-in >,Comox,* wasV'liked*- arid'" re - '* *    ', AVs <X*  "Bjiected byr���������U, aiyiogr^uifetlyVand^ ' "*'*' v    ' 4  \    . .r_i ;r_-������,-? .  W������ILERBROSv,      Victoria B.C.  HIGI4-QLA3S  FURNISHINGS.  rock, v- ' -   ���������      - > ,.,     a,v  Nanai"mn,LNbv.J 21���������Wilson and  Dorfman. open" a logging .'camp a������  Couiienay next week. 110,000,000  feet of \oz& are to'becutand'shipped  in'booms to^Fajrhaveu^  Vancouver,-Nov. 21st.���������Terrible  Regan and Jack Chamberlain, who  were, hilled to right-here to:night  have bt-.en positively identified as  h Id uponen who have robbed and  ierrnriz.jd���������F(-v<*ra] citizens here dur-  ing the last Jew nights.  Nrinaimo, Nov. 21-t-���������Wild excitement prevailfc in Chinatown today over budden jump in Hong  Kong rate of exchange from 43$.  Sudden .rise, has created panic a-  mong leading Chinese merchants.  Local banks can offer no  explan-  . ,., ,    ..������,,....     ,.     .....   .-   steam radiatoretiplacedr4n*1,heir'hair  Extension^ mines to,day by a fall <if    aboVe the'Coin pane's frefgH testation  S;eam will be -supplied'^from 'No. 6  mine,'and will, beisides heating the*  ' hall.'be carried through the fi eight-  shed ,and 'Mr McEean^s office," thus*  doing away with fires and their, at-  tendant.dangers.    JMr Geo. Stevens  js, .engaged in-the pipe work^;Mr*  W. Wilkinson has been appointed'  assistant to Mr J. B. McLean in the  freight department, and  began hi*  duties, yesterday, -*  i r e* r^':*!  ' *-'  Every person who' wiehe������ to buy -| ,atiou.  CUM8ERLAIMD  Meat Market  (  CHOICEST iMEATS  Kept in stock.  AT   THE  FOLLOWING  PRICES:���������  BEEF, fore Quarter So. per lb  BEEF, Eir-el Quarter 9^c.  per lb  SHOULDER STEAKS   12a. per lb  KOUND STEAKS 14c. per lb  SURLOINf STEAK leier. per lb  BOILING- BEEP .9c. anel lOe;. per lb  MUiTON, VEAL and PORK���������afc equally  low prieiKh. .,  Your patrumige is cordially invited,  and  all orders will be promptly de'.iv.-red.  For  Preserving Jars,   all  sizes.  1 Rubber Ring's for fame, and Sugar,  .enquire prices at the Big Store; by  so doing you can save money.  ��������� o   ��������� Just opened Infants and 'Children's Waists, Maids'Coi sets, Kid  fining, E. and A. sure"fit, No. 284,  black; D. and A. Habit Hip and  Nursing Cortets, in all tize*, fiom  18 to 32  Stanley H. Riggb.   o   i-KOt-iUETORS.  ���������Sr.r.ength and' vigor come of good  food, duly., diges twl, '> Force," a  ready-to-serve wheut 1 an'd ' ba r 1 e,y  food adds no'.burden,= but sustains,  nourishes,  invigorates.  .  !. . ;;  ' -       ��������� O     .���������������������������r-    ���������  FOR SALE, Clieap, on eapy tefrris  -'H'oases.^-Appty, T. E. Bate.  good goods cheap, should visit the  Big  Store.  <   During  the last* week's storms,  the Messrs McFarlane," of Denman  were unfortunate enough to lo?e the  steamboat they had recently pur-,  chased.     The  boat  was  anchored  out opposite their place on Lambert  Channel,   they  intending   to   tow  some los;e the next day.     During  the night a heavy blow set in, and  in the morning the craft was found  .ashore, a complete wreck.    This is  the second boat lost^by same people  in a short time.  On Thursday evening Mr and  Mrs Hy. Murdock entertained a  number of friend? at their residence  tho occasion being the celebration  of the twentieth anniversary of their  wedding day.    Dancina and  cards  O"      .   ���������/ ��������� '-  vve-e indulged -in' after which the  guests sat down to a'sumptuous.re--  past. The host and .hostess were  the recipients of a number of pieces  .of china, both useful and ornamental, in remembrance of tha-happy-  .becasiou. . -   ; ���������.'-������������������'   >���������  Ladysmith, Nov.-23rd.���������Waiter  Huuter, who was injur-d in Exten-  8'on mines on Friday, died yesterday.-- -.  On' Saturday a young man named Wm. Manuel, was badly crushed  between car and post in same mine  ���������condition critical.  Pittsburg, Nov. 23���������Message just  received from Dunbar, P������, says an  explosion has occuned in the coal  mine there. Forty men aie entombed--��������� four dead have been taken out.  Explosion caused by fire damp. Up  tu ten o'clock 11 dead and 20  badly hurt, miners had been removed from mine.  Connellsville, Pa, Nov. 23 ���������Hill  Farm c'-al mine blew up to-day  killing ten miners and injuring  eleven. Explosion caused by igniting pocket gas.  Nahainno, Nov. 23���������Western Fuel  Company has commenced the sinking of a new shaft at .North field  Pstint to-day. New slope at fDeparture Bay is now passing through  a' vault���������the water is now well  under control.  Notice of Seed Control Act.  -  A copy of bulletin No. J 5, entitled   "Bill  - i i        ���������.,-      - , -  No.  200, reprinted as aer-euded:���������An Act (  respecting the iutrpection aud sale  of aeeda  with explanations _nd comjjeuiV biu������ U-ou  received.    This patiiphlei iu laaued torjjeu-  er_l distribution for the purpose of oerviirg'  aa a notice lotbe iutereisUrd public, aud oUo  to  provide ureaua   for  clover  bludy of  the ���������  Bill iu its relations to the operations of need '  producers, sted nit-rchauvs,   auu  Heed consumers .    The Bill aa amended by the Committee   of  the   Whole   during   the   recent  seSdiou of Parliament,  provides ch.c se-ds  of cereals, grasses, cle vers or plants  which contains the seei>s of  certain noxious  r>  weeds named in the* Bill, will be prohibited  from sale. It-further provides for uniform  methods of grading, .>ccorVtrpg to fixed  standards of purity and vitality, the Timothy, Alalke, and Red Clover seeds out-red  for sale in.Canada..  A copy of the pamphlet may be had  free  on application to the Seed Division, Branch  of   tDe  CommiaRione r  of  Agriculture   arid  Diaryinc,   Ottawa.      Letteis   addressed  aB  above do not re-quire postage.  -, ~-  r*  Honest .V.alue for every dollar is  w hat you get at the. Corner Store.  The Comox  Bakery and Confectionery, has a -large.'.consignment*of'  the  Finest Candy "up  this   boat*  Call and see them. I* ,-<-<'���������    -    :>  lie-'  ,. _    A 0  EART'S BARLING  j���������_fMB17nC&.  TJLortcnso aid not onsvreir; she made  --������������, movement with her head', as if Lo  -shy: "Head, or, don't rend, 'it ir; the  same to me."  a moment, then belt was  a novel  e->[  and       .Jonathan."  iOYS OF. "TO-DAY  WILL  BE  THE MEN  OF THE  FUTURE.  L-uc-ie hesitated  ftati      to     rea.il.  I-Teyse,      "Barrel.  which she had begun the previous'  -tiftcmooi-T. Sho c!'d not know v/hotLcr  Jlorlcnse -was listening, she forgot  everything about  her as she read,  so  in   the  friend:  fate  her  absorbed did sho become  of Hans, deceived by !iis  voie-e trembled as sho read A slight,  "noise mado her. stop; Hor tense had  rinen, anel was about to _o out. of  "the room.  '���������Excuse    me. ,1 havo a headache,"  ���������she said, scarcely audibly.  "But, dearns't, then I v/ill not read  ���������any mor,c; you should have said so,"  said  L-ucio,   feeling-   bur".     "If  it     is"  ''disagreeable     to  you,   1  will  go.     T  -only meant to elo  my host for you."  ,    "Fraulein,"   cried   Krau  Nein,   suddenly   appearing  at   the   door,   "will,  you give me a long, table cloth    and  more silver?     Tire  gentlemen are go-  , ing lo stay to dinner.  LiUcio , nodded and took tip  , the . key - basket:/ Hortense had  ���������gone out of the opposite door with-  'out a word. The girl turned ' round  with a sigh to give what wasowant-  ���������ed.    Frau Nein followed her.  "Only, for three- persons, if you  please,'' she said, "I Terr JCostan and  one of'the" _ gentlemen, have, gone  home. 'Please give' me the iish-forks;  xve have trout."' a  Lucie gave  hot- silently what  "wanted,, then she yrcnt  through  ���������rooms to find J-lortens'e;  ������-hc felt  ���������.<ribly worried about her.  ���������was  the  ter-  /  CHAPTRR XXIX.  Weber    was   nowhere   to be,  ���������'"Lucie6 stood still" iu the   sit-  and knocked gently 'with'  ��������� '      -      'A  dear ITor tense,,   can    I  Frau  found. -  ting-room,  ,. her finger.    ���������  *'Hortense.  *do anything?  All was still within .Through the  ���������open window near her she could* lieart.  tlie i rolling , of the, balls' and 'the.  -voices of the gentlemen. She" turned  "the1 handle of thc door very softly,  "but it was locked. Hor tense, heard  her ..distinctly, but she did not move.  Sbehyd put on a dressing-gown, and  * lay-motionless-on.   the sofa,< staring  at the ceiling,, which was draped like  _,' tent   with   a  blue-flowered   'stuff. (  , Her face glowed as, if in a fever; ,her  :- iiecirt beat as "if it "would burst with'  .cage and pain','   Was she, then, doom1  ���������ed.'to .suffer forever because    of    her  father's    .dishonored   ;name?  s   "What-  right had people to conicrup to her  <s������* hoidly  and  spitefully   and     open  '-the old wound?    She laughed again.  *"Fool!"(shc   whispered.   What     had  ���������-she wished to do?    How    came    she  -to be sudden3y feeling so gentle,    so  .desirous   of pleasing him by receiving  Tthis visit���������this    visit or any  other,  ���������"or she  did  not know these .people?  Well,   she  had  had   her, reward     for  doing so.  Angry tears stood in her eyes:  ���������while still laughing at herself she  ���������shrugged her shoulders. She could  not complain of it to him; she could  ���������not say to him, "Protect me; do  snot let them pain me!" She did not  possess his confidence, or he hers,  and she never would-possess it, for  she had repulsed it, ,and now it was  too   'ate.  "Too late," she repeated, softly.  "She thought of her wedding" evening,  ���������and how she had struggled with herself as to whether she should say to  fcfm: "I have something to tell you  -which, you ought to have known  Song ago;" but her. mouth seemed  struck with dumbness. She remembered, how she had sat by his mother's  side and how thc ice at her heart  "began to thaw under her gentle, womanly eyes; she had longed to clasp  ���������Sier arms round the old lady's knees,  .and say: "I am so bad. mother; I  ?i���������ve concealed from Walclemar    that  --.people point the finger of scorn at  ���������the Von Lowcns; L have not had  ���������courage, out of pride, out of fear  that he would leave me."  In. vain. The bar was not yet tak-  ���������ea from her lips. Driven to desperation, she had thought that here alone  with, him, in the quiet ol her own  house, it would be easier: but here,  too, she was silent; she was shy and  ���������neiserved to him. and, by degrees, it  ���������iiael become too late*���������fcoo late!  At first, she had trodden the path  ���������of their daily life near to him; then  Svad withdrawn more and more toward the outside    limit of the road,  ������������������and now he too had. loft the middle  anil went on the .outer edge, but not  the one near her,' but the opposite  one. The broad way-lay between  them; they could no longer reach out  ���������a hand to each other,, could no longer;-read ��������� what was in each other's  oy-es,. not hear each other's whispers;  there was no doubt Weber had grown  Cired;  he loved her  no longer!  , ��������� She looked about her, and pressed  "her hands to her temples. ��������� Out in  the corridor light steps sounded, and  -a. slight jingling as if of keys. She  Spoked toward the door with a bit-  *.������r expression.  1!',.,.;. JCOKTI-STJEn. J-  Tiay'Shoulil l>e Kasrg-eel --<* Sturdy,   Full  . of Life and lioatly for Wo-Ie, Flay   or  Study���������Keep Tliem Healthy. ,,       , '  Growing  boys  shoiild     always     bei  healthy and rugged.  "Heady for  play,"  leady   for    study,   and ready at anv  time for  a   hearty meal.   This  condition  denotes   good   health,   but- there  are  entirely    too  many who -do    not  come up/to' this standard. They take-  no part in the manly games' all healthy  boys  indulge  in;   they-are  stoop-  shouldered,    dull   and  listless :<   t'hey"  complain   of   frequent  headaches, and  their   appetite   is     variable.      .Sometimes parents say,   "Oh, they'll-'out-  _to������v it."    But  they won't���������it's   'the  bloo'd   that's   out  of    condition,   and  instead   o'f   getting  better    they " get  .worse.      What  boys of this  class  require, to   make them   bright.      active  and    strong,   is    a tonic,    something  that will build-up tho blood and make  th'e nerves strong.  There, is  no  medi-  cjne that can do this as quickly iind(  as  eflectively    as Dr.  Williams'    Pink  'Mils. 'Mrs.  Mary Compton,  of Merri-  ton,   Ont..   tells  what these pills   did  for   her  sixteen   year  old ,son.o     Sho  says :    "About two years ago'my son  Samuel "'began   to   decline   in   health.  Ho  grew very .'pale vand -thin  and   at  times experienced serious   weal: spells,  coupled    with 'a tired,  worn  out feeling,  and    as, the    weeks'   went by he  grew  worse!'      This   alarmed  me,   for  my   husband, had   died' of   what 'the,  doctors,   called ' pernicious    anaemia,  and I 'feared  my  son was  goingi  the  same way.'   1 had-' of ton rer/.d' that Dr.  Williams'.PinkPills   would cure  anaemia,  and ' decided thai he should try  them.   A couple of boxes*.made a decided  iiupr-ovemeiit'3 in- his, condition,  and by thc time he had taken a half  dozen , boxes   his health ,-vias 'better  than.it, had been for some years previous.   His \vei_ht had increased, his  -listessness   had disappeared,   and    he  was blessed with a good -appetite.   I  may acid that other members  of/my  family had been    benefitted    by    the  use! of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and I  consider   these   pills   the   best af all  medicines.'; ' *   '"  Poor and watery blood is,the  of, nearly all disease's, and it  causo'Dr. Williams' Pink . Pills act  directly upon the blood, both enriching it' ,and increasing the .quantity,  that they cure such troubles as anaemia, rheumatism, indigestion, neuralgia. , heart troubles, incipient consumption*, and the -various ailments  that" afflict so manylAvonwn. , These  pills may be had from any' dealer in  medicine, or will be sent post paid at  50c a -box or six boxes for S2.50 by  writing to, the Dr. Williams Medicine  Co.V'Brockville.'Ont. l If you������������������ value  vour health never allow a dealer to  persuade you to  take something else.  Subtleties of London ��������� nsr'lis'h.  At  the 'Southward  Call a man's body, his earthly ten-  ��������� ement   if  you   will., but   don't  make  coroner's court f tlie. mistake of calling him a flat.'  having concluded the ev- j . .  Though it1 is said that speech was  given men to enable them to .conceal, their'thoughts, it seems to have  been a' needless precaution in many  cases.   ���������' ','' '"   i ...  suggested  the coroner  idence in an inquest,  the  jury  should  return  a  "death by misadventure."  The  Foreman���������Wo  agree  diet' of accidental death.  The Coroner���������Well, i hat's  thing.-' (  The  er.  -The  ence?  The  things  that  verdict  of  to  a  ver-  the'same  Foreman���������Oh,   no,   Mr.  Coroner���������What   is  the  -Well, you see; these  the newspapers, and  el a verdict  of'"mis-  Foi'eman-  gift into  when people res  adventure"' they 'will conclude that  the deceased was killed -in a-squabble, seeing that it happened , at a  public house.  Thc, Coroner���������And* does "accidental  death" mean anything difleient in  thc minds of the people you refer to?  The ' Foreman���������-*Tes, .* sir. An accident is an accident,' and no one  touched thc deceased,, but misadventure makes people think'ho got shoved over. 'We'll ha\e it accidental  death if-it's all the same to .-you,  Mr.   Coroner.  Eventually the '"coroner said that  ho did not seo where; the misunderstanding could arise, but doubtless  the jury knew best in the matter.���������  St.  James Gavotte.' ���������      .       ,,  ���������Since the formation of the German  empire its population has increased  17,500,000. Oa July 1, 1903, it was  estimated at 33,549,000���������an increase  of 1.40 per cent,  in" a year.  *  Only one out of every 1,000  ried couples live! , to celebrate  golden wedding.  mar-  their  m  'Yl  A���������_   Often   ������?_Jke ' the ��������� R3_sfta���������<8   of   Attributing   tBio  -' ^65_Itir?a_ Backache to father Causes. '  E'S KIDNEY-LIVER FILLS.  cause  is be-  rovertr Stricken York.  In consequence of ihe revelations  regarding the abject poverty of one-  tenth of the 75,000 inhabitants ot  York, England,' made in Rowntree's  book, "Poverty; a Study of Town  Life," two manufacturers, employing  together 6.-00 laborers, increased  their wag-->s to 24 shillings a week.  Thev ���������������������������ic-.i.-'-d previously from 18 to  21  shillmc-f  Seeking1 Specifications.  are the light yf my life!"  ho  "You  protested.  "Candle kerosene, gas or electric?", askeri tho practical girl, for  well she knew that all lights are not  held in the same esteem at the present time.           Citron.  The citron from which candied peel 19  chiefly made is in shape like a lemon,  but three times as large.  The JLifa of ft Strtblo La.il.  ���������   Many   trainers  consider,   saj's,  The  London '   Globe,    their    "lads", moro  trouble  than their horses,   but 1'always  -have  'the ' 'greatest sympathy  with, the stable'boys, whose life is a  pretty rough oho.',, Only the"' hope of  presents and the barren glory -iof "doling"  a winner encourages ,the'm,   for  tho wages  is poor' and certainly not  consonant with-the risks.; -1, am' well  aware  that .they    gain, a perquisite  'with   the    6s'   a   day "allowed.'.when  away at a meeting;-but' tliis probably goes in backing their charge, while  if tliey are oncb a "stabledad fit .is a  case of being always a stable lad and  there are really yery few who rise beyond it���������tho opportunities are so infinitesimal.   When running to weight,  too, , .as    they   get  on' in  life,  their  chances  of further   'employment    aro  meagre, and there are mo end of .private  stables   and-others "who   would  not   have    a   "racing   'lad"    ori, the  premises, sov that it really becomes a  prejudice  and a disadvantage.   '  '  ���������'      ���������~    ;    '-    r~  Stages  of  Life.   ,  It Is a queer coincidence that the matrimonial word "united" also spells "untied.*' ' Birth, marriage, and.death/are  the,three life stages of man,,or, rather,  they used to, be.*;' Nowadays there', are  fivo stages���������born, engaged married, di-  ' vorced,*. died? '     , -   - /    ,     ���������   -  Many women    have  and do not   k-iow_.it.  the symptoms of kidney disease with  those of'ailments of a   feminine na-  o- t  lure.' *ttc would warn you against  this danger, as a few days' neglect  of kidney disease may mean - years  cf .suffering'. ', , - *' -.'  . Pains in the small of the ba-rk or  weakness and lameness of the^ back,  aro the most t marked symptoms of  kidney diseases; others arc loss ��������� of  flesh, dry, harsh skin,'deposits in-the  urine, swelling', of the feet and legs,  severe headaches, stiffness ' and soreness, of they muscles, rheumatic pains,"  cold chills  in  back and  loin's, scald-  urination, weariness  and  believe,  ing-,   painful  despondency  There   is,   wc   believe,   no preparation    extant ���������    which     affords   '.such  'prompt   relief   for, backache and the  other distressing symptoms of kidney  '.disease  as T)r,\.Chase's  Kidney-Liver  Pills.,'  That    this    preparation- is  a  kidney disease | thorough,'cure is  evidenced    by    the  They* confuse,  scores  -arid   hundreds'  of statements  from reputable people in-all walks of  life.       ,  ' "       .      <     ' \  '    ;  Mrs.   -W.  Wilkins,      Henry'  Street,  Belleville,   Ont.,  states':   " I" suffered/,  a great deal with' pains in the smaUt  of    tho    back    caused    from -   kidney"  trouble.   Whenever I stooped I could  scarcely -rise    again,   the-pains  were  so great."   The    disease    became   so  severe    that  it   affected    my  general  health,'    and ,1   was   becoming     very'  much   run  down.      Since- using'    Dr."  Chase's'Kidney-Liver Pills I can say;  that  my  trouble ,has  entirehy  disap-'-  peared.'   I   can -speak, in   thc  highcsfc'J  terms-of this medicine from the way.'  it'acted��������������������������� in iny  case."       ,     . ," '  ;\Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver' Pills'/'onc. <  pill-a dose, 25 'cents a box, at all-.'  dealers,-! or Edmanson, Bates & Co.',:  Toronto.,!.1 To" protect you against'-1  imitations,the portrait and signaturcSi  of Dr. A. W. Chase are- "on'  box.'   ,     ;       '     '   ,       *   ' A,  every  MAKE BABY FEEL GOOD.  In  Kiating.   China  cently executed by  wooden cross.      He  before he succumbed  man was re-  nailed Lo a  lived three days  to  his  tortures.  being  She (reproachfully)���������Before we were  married you used to say you couldn't  live without me. He���������A man never  knows what he can do till he tries.  u-_-:'  r-%  Bacteria,  that have becom���������  on human tissues  A soiled bottle re  Dangrcrons  E������ Is 'the'bacteria  Vinilent by feasting  tha.t are dangerous,  tamed to the milkman by.a mothei  wboso baby bad diarrhea will infect  tlie score or more bottles that arr  washed iu the same water with it.  i___CS_3_r~__B9  -A baby's temper depends-upon,how  he feels. If. ailing he will be cross,  worry'the mother and .annoy everybody in th'e house; if feel ins well hew-ill be bright, active and happy. It  is easy to keep your baby leeling  good by profiting by the experience  of mothers who erive thier littlo ones  Babv's Own Tablets. One of these  mothers, Mrs. C. "V\. Shore, Castle-  ton. Ont.. says : "Our child, i-ight  months old has always been troubled  .with indigestion. We had medicine  from two doctors and tried other  remedies without benefit. 3 then sent  for a box of Baby's Own Tablets and  found them just what was required.  The child is now all-right and is ido-  kia,  well.'*  Indigestion. colic. constipation,  diarrhoea, simple fevers, in fact all  the lmnor ailments* of little ones are  cured by Baby's Own Tablets. Thev  always do good and cannot possibly  do harm, and may be given to the  voungcsL infant with perfect safety.  Sold bv druggists or'direct by mail,  at 25c a box by, addressing the Dr.  Williams Medicine Co.. Brockville,  Out.  -ViDelicibus,;'.'-r\1,  Breakfast  Rolls  And 'HOT-BISCUIT t. for supper., as  well ' as ',wholesome , and nutritious  bread, will "always be your, good luck  when ye>u do your baking with Ogil-  vie's Flour.1 It is the acme of quality���������made from the; choicest '.'wheat  and ground' by the' very latest' process.- .,. ,   .       -      ' '    - ���������  \  USE  OGH-VIEZ'SJ-flUINK  OGILVIE'S      OLENO  ~"hi_ Osllvie Flour IWIIIIt  >o-," Ulmlted.  Oay and Night School.    Individual Instruction.     Ona Week's Trial Given.  4*  ' Capital,  Desirable Business Posit  Awfliinllnp, Shnillmnil, Tj-pewritlnir, nonkWptng, ������nil nil Ihikiiioki -ial)j������-t������ pi���������-tlcnllr nnd thoroughly (aa(-lit,  e������ll or writ* for free cnUlugue and other lnCuri-uullon to E. J. O'SCI.LIVjVN, O.K., Il.A., Slauitjrer, corner Main nail M  Winnipeg.    'Phone l������.'ii. , '������-,,. , ->fl     *���������  PI������M������  Market, SU,  For coughs, colds, bronchitis,  asthma, weak throats, weak;  lungs, consumption, ,take  Ayer's'- Cherry Pectoral.  Always keep a bottle of it in  the house. We have been  saying this for 60 years, aad  so have the doctors.  " I have nssd Ayer's Chnrry rcetoral In ay  family for 40 years. It is tiro best medicine  in the -wo*M, Ikaow, for _U throat and lung  trtr-blo-r."  JIBS. J. K. NOBCBOSS, Waltham, Mass.  2Sc��������� 50c., 81.00. U " J- C. ATBK CO.,  All druRgists. *_.��������� rowoll,   Mass..  Daily a-ttcn of th������ bowels Is r������eces������  oary.   Aid rature with Ayer's Pii2Sf  Cleaning Dairy Utensil*.  To clean tin utensils properly rinsa  them in lukewarm water. Never allow the milk adhering to tho vessel  to dry, as' it is hard to remove it  then. Scrub the vessels in hot water  with some cleaning material, such as  soda or soap, added to it, rinse in  clean hot water, and finally expose  utensils to live steam, if possible, or  put into boiling water ior a somewhat longer lime. If vessels are  treated to live, steam, they will dry  quicker. After washing, remove to  a place where tlie atmosphere is  puro, and which is exposed to sunshine.  ,   Who L.iv������  I'jonjjest.  Of European nations, the Norwegian and Swodisli are longest lived,  the Spaniards the shortest. .The  ���������"Bulletin Gene'ralo de Therapeuti-qtie"  gives the average duration of 'life as  follows: Sweden and Norway, 50  years; England, 45 years and 3  months; Belgium, 4.4 years and 11  months; Switzerland-, 44 years and 4  ' months ;i France-, 43 years and 6  months; 'Austria, 39 years and 8  months; Prussia and Italy, 39  years; Bavaria, 36 years; Spain, 32  years and 4 months.���������Southern California Practitioner.  Real Kefor-r.  "My husband doesn't gamble now as  he used to."  "Reformed, has he?"  "Yes; he doesn't go to the race track  at air any more. His worst dissipation no- is swimming, I think. A't any  rate, he says he only goes to the pool  rooms.". _       ...  Oriofcefc in Cnnaela.  There are in Canadian cricket no  "gates." Every cricketer has to pay  his own expenses, and the expenses  liave a way ofanounting up. There  are so ' many other sports that can  be used to fill in the fag end of an  afternoon that it is hardly likely that  the good old game, will ever hecome  very ,stron������ in this country, writes  Day  by Day in Toronto News.  And yet Canada has turned out  some players .who, were ,they to live  'in England, would be very near be-  i������g in the first. Uight. * In 1887 when  Mr. C5. Ci. S. Liimlboy took across the  water an eleven of Canadian gentlemen, the English authorities on the  game pronounced I). \V. Saunders tho  equal of any amateur wicket-keeper  ifi the countrv. "\V. W. Jones, Dr.  E. K. Ogden, W. A. Henry, of Halifax, and K. B. Ferrie, of Hamilton,  were all worthy of high places in  English cricket. Few of them have  much time for the game nowadays,  but thc voungsters who are coming  up  are  worthy  successors  to  them.  Reposefulncss is a prime characteristic of cricket, hut thc came teaches  a good many things that are desirable, ft is good for a man or boy  to know how to lose gracefully; to  accept tleiV-at undismayed or victory  modestly. There'is Jacking in cricket  the; slreniiousnc'.s.s .which" we find in  other sport,v but also are wanting  the bad temper and the desire to win  ���������at any coat which mar, sometimes,  other field games.  Tlie Fop-alar  Tune.  "What is your idea of a popular  tune?"  "A popular tune," said the man who  takes music seriously, "is. one that  gets to be universally disliked."���������Exchange.  Mat tic g  tha^' when,  his friends  ives,.it  as     her  experience  ���������fortune turns .a' man down'  turn their noses up.   .  Minard's Liniment for sale everywhere.  Assessors place the total worth of  property at Atlantic City at $50,-  000,000. . - ������ *  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  oy local application!-,, as they cannot  reach the, eirseused portion of the oar.  There is only one way to cure deafness,  and that is by constitutional remedies.  Deafness is cuused by an innamed condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube gets ������ inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it  closed deafness is the result,  the inflammation can be  this  tube   restored   to   its  is  entirely  and   unless  taken   out   and  normal    condi-  Tlmt Is  Ijoye.  Rosalie���������What makes you think he lo  in love with you?  Violet���������The .first time he called he  left his gloves, the second time his  cane, and last night he forgot his hat.  Testing It.  "Say, old man, let's go out and have a  big time tonight."  : "What are you celebrating?"  "I've just thought out a new excuse  to mention to my wife."-     .  tion, hearing will*be destroyed for ever ���������  nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed  condition  of the mucous  surfaces.  We will give One Hundred Dollars for  any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)  that cannot, be cured by Hall's Catarrh  Cure   Send  for circulars,   free.  Address, F. J. CHENEY & Co., Toledo,   O.  Sold by druggists,  75c.  Hall's Family Pills are the best.  A  girl never thinks of a young man  as a possible husband until she begins to give him advice.  Minard's liniment Believes Neuralgia.  Miss  De   Style-  my "own heart.":  Miss   , G unbusta���������'' He *   was  mine, too, but I jilted him."  "He's  a man after  after  MILD TN THEIR ACTION.���������Parmelee's  Vepretablo Pills are very mikl in their* action. They do not cause ernpintr in the  stomach or cause disturbances there' iisu  so many., .pills elo. Therefore; the most  delicato can take them without fear 'of  unpleasant results. Thev can too. be  administered to children without impos-  intr the penalties which follow the use of  pills-not  so   carefully prepared.  Lifebuoy Soap ��������� disinfectant ��������� is  strongly recommended by the medical-  profession as a safeguard agai-iist infectious diseases.  No-man ever sees a pretty married  woman without feeling just the least  bit envious  of her husband.  Minard's Liniment Cnres Danarnff.  Some men imagine they are the  whole orchestra because they have  drums  in their  ears. \1  V  GUIDES ������01'  By ��������� M. '.MACLEAN   HELLIWELL  Copjr'slit, 1C03, by T. C. UlicClure  _  f  .Y fr  KI-  a-  * How it did rain,! Barbara pressed her  woebegone   face   against  the, window  .   pane and strained her eyes in a vain  endeavor  to   catch   a   glimpse  of  tlie  gleaming white of the distant monument.    She had been in the beautiful  capital, of her 'country , nearly twenty  hours,'and she had-seen nothing���������absolutely   nothing���������of  it.    Nearly' twenty  hours of thc few precious 'days of her  visit gone in  impotent,  heartbreaking  waiting for Jupiter Pluvius to exhaust  himself and retire in favor of old Sol.  ���������   As "a fresh' gust of wind drove a vol-  '  ley of  raindrops in a yet,-fiercer  cn-  - slaught against thc glass and 'dashed  them  in scurrying streams  down  the  * dripping asphalt the girl's head droop������d  11        despairingly and- she sighed.     <���������  - The young man who for fome time  had been watching her sympatheticalJy  ovo'r his book now'threw it aside and  stepped to the oilier window. -    ',.,  ������������������''What a day!'' ,he,'s::id as tho, ivy,  , clinging desperately to the  wall,  was  tossed hi'.lzcr and thither by the boisterous wind. ' '  , r  The  girl's  face  brightened,  and  she  'turned to himimpetuously.        ���������     '   ,  ���������'"Oh. thank,goodness you have spoken  at last!   1 was, going 'to start tho-eon-  \t versalional _'bjil;   'myself.     I    simply;  couldn't'stand the silence, any longer.  ' y  Do you know I .have, hotCuttered  oue  - .word this morning since''I'^ordered my  > _ .breakfast:, It's an  unprecedented'-record./but the* strain- has  been' awful."  She dimpled roguishly, and a faint flush  , rose in her cheek. Ha might think* her  very bold.'' this 'handsome young stranger, but ihe really  could  not  help rit.  - The limit of ber silent endurance had  been reached;   She must speak or���������per-  ish.        ��������� '���������  +  -  - -      -i ��������� - i  'But flip idea of boldness never, enter-  '-^ed' the  young  man's  head.- -He, was  thinking how very pretty she was, how  ri. soft -and curly, her hair, .how. piqtinnt  -  her-dimpled -smile-and Jiow becoming  "t the  little'tinge of pink'" in her  round  *eheck.    He' laughed 'in comprehending"  ���������sympathy. -'     A---'   ���������'  - it   "Wliy. ILwr.nted to speak to" you,long'  ,'    ago.'but didn't like; to venture.;  Isn't,  - '-it the  very dickens'of a clay?    Who  ���������   could' go .sightseeing-in  this?"   as   a  '    -fresh'fury rattled the windows. l  1     'The girl's face fcILagainS -  "Who, indeed?" she-echoed disconso-  _,lately.    "Think, of .coaxing'all winter..  for just three days of Washington and  having-the whole'of one of, them likes  this!",,    ,. -"������.,'  "It is rather rough." said the young  man. "I'm in precisely the same box  myself���������that is. for coaxing, read managing. Bnt it only increases one's ago-  ny^to look at it. Won't you sit down?"  He turned-a rocking chair with "its  back to 'the window, and as Barbara  dropped into .it he threw himself into  the sofa corner opposite.  "Is this your first visit to Washington?" ho asked.  "My very first. Father comes here  on business every spring, but he hates  to be bothered, and I could never persuade him* to bring me before. He  poked his head'into my room before I  was up this morning to say that he  would probably not see me again today as he had oceans of business to  do and an official dinner tonight, and  he enjoined me most emphatically not  to think of goiiur out as long as it  rained. I have written letters to every  one I can think of. and if it doesn't  clear after luncheon'���������I'll go to bed!"  The young man laughed and looked  at his watch.  "Why.  it's a quarter to 2." he said.  "Suppose  we   have   luncheon   now,  if  you  will   honor  me.  aud  perhaps the  outlook will  be brighter by  the time  wo have finished."     c  The girl rose with alacrity.  "I'm k ravenous."  she  declared,  "but  I simply could not face that,great dining room again ail by myself.    1 positively cannot swallow   unless   I   have  some one to talk ..to while I'm eating.  My breakfast this, morning was martyrdom."  That luncheon was the jolliest meal  Barbara had ever eaten arid, she maintains, the most delicious. When it was  over and they adjourned to the stately  drawing room her companion left her  for a minute. When he returned he  brought with him a couple of books and-  a huge bunch of violets.  "These,"-, he explained, when Barbara had arranged the flowers upon her  person to her satisfaction, ''are guidebooks���������one to Washington- in general,  the other to the Congressional library in  particular. As the rain god is still in  command of affairs, suppose we just  'do' the eapifol and library right here  where Ave are. It's really, when you  think of it. much the, more satisfactory  way. If we went to the.actual buildings we'd have to walk our feet off on  the hard floors. We'd have to lose our  breath climbing innumerable stairs or  else have our brains addled by being  jerked up and down in elevators. We'd  bly come back to the hotel-cross, tired  and dissatisfied, having doubtless forgotten to look at the one thing above  all others we particularly wanted to  see. .Now, with these valuable littlo  books -we can defy the' elements and  study at our ease every detail of th*j  buildings���������exteriorlj-- and interiorly���������  but we can absorb priceless knowledge  about them that all the gazing at the  originals could never tell us. What do  you say, shall we begin with-the library?", ' '  "-Barbara's eyes spark led. JTt's the in-  SDiration of genius." she cried ecstatic-  'ally. ."Yes, let us begin;with the IlDra-  i'.v by,all means, and you may "read'its'  history aloud before we look at the pictures." , ' '���������  By dinner time they knew more  about the capitol and the wonderful-.  Congressional library than many a native Washingtonian, and they had also  learned the, hcicht of' Washington's  monument and all the details in connection with its .construction.  After they had dined tiicy repaired to  the'palm room, where to tho accompaniment of sweet music each unfolded  tOpthc other various chapters of personal history, 'which, strange 'to say, they  'found even more interesting than the  history of their country.  Barbara's sympathetic attention and  undisguised   iutorect? encouraged    hev  companion lo discourse at length upon  iiis   occupation,   prospects,   hopes" and  ambitions'. ��������� a compliment she returned  in full, being inspired to confidence by  ,.the delightful discovery that her ncw  acquainfance was actually the 'Arthur  Howard of- whom "Cousin "Tom" was  always ^talking, who had been his Fi-  clus' Achates;at Yalp and"his comrade in  arm's in Cuba. '    > <   ,    '  The   precious   hours', flew -.only   too  quickly now.' "When  at- last  Barbara  i'elt compcllcfl to s*ay good  night' she  dripped  blithely to, bed,  happy -in  the  knowledge that she 'had another whole  day'.in Washington and that/no matter  -how Jnisy /her 'father' might   bo, /.he  would not have to spend it alone.    '    .'  Not even the undeniable fact" that It  was still .raining when Barbara pulled  ,up her window blinds the next morning  .could dampen her buoyant spirits. '  By   a   strange "chance   Mr.   Howard  reached the dining room door just as  Barbara and her father appeared, and,  poppa   having   cordially   greeted   "the  ' "Mr. .Howard who ���������nursed Cousin Tom  through that dreadful fever in Cuba,''  the"three wont in.to breakfast together.  "I'm  sorry,' little girl/ to, have your  visit turn out soAluH,"'said Barbara's  father as they were leaving'tho dining  ,room, "but there's a'meeting-of directors-this morning, and'. I'll, have to bo  with Bryco up to train time this afternoon, -so I'm afraid I can't show you  around today anymore than I did yes-  hour or two a day to read the paper in j  ruy office, as you have.  If I don't read J  FOR  WARM   DAYS.  it now I shall have to take it home, or ]  ���������e������������������   EatM-ocr   Suits ��������� Smart   r,l-.e>-  THE   FISHER  MARTEN.  maybe ,not read it at all. Now. keep \  quiet, like a good fellow. Sorry you j  haven't a paper, but I'll rear you off!  the first page of this 'one as soon as I |  have read it."' ' j  "Good for you!" said a man who was j  reading while hanging to a strap, and j  tier fastion cr the godet flounce is em  1 a score of passengers who knew how it j  ployed   to   widen   the   edge,   but   the  was themselves were" heartless enough >  gored tunic trimmed with flat bands  K.oI>e3.  Some of the new bathing suit models  are cut princess ,fasbion. with the skirt  fitting the hips closely and sloping out  very wide and full at the edge. Sometimes the tunic is  made in  the  two  r-llis-e���������.*  to laugh.���������New York Times.  or strappings is by far the neatest and  Rearrnnslnsritjhe  Basi.n.  "You are charging me'$7 a week for  board and lodging. Mrs. Irons." said  the gray haired person of the name of-  rrTnrris. "May-1 ask how, you would  itemize it? 'What part of it is for  board?"   <  "Five dollars," replied the landlady.  "And ?2 for my room?"  "Yes."  "Well, if you don't mind,-Mrs, Irons,"  he said, proceeding,,to square >up for  another week, '-'we'll"consider hereafter  1hat I'm paying you ?3 for.lodging and  ?il for board. It will seem more as if  I wove getting the worth of my money."��������� Chicago Tribune/  Development  o_ tl-.o ~VaIl���������rr_: Sticlc.  Frobnbly the patriarch's staff was the  first "adaptation of the walking--stick,  and from its first inception to the present day it has undergone almost endless changes. Iu 1701 footmen attending gentlemen wore forbidden to carry  swords, these being replaced by a'-'por-  ter's staff. Thirty years later gentlemen f were, forbidden vlo-carry svrords,  but allowed to carry large oak sticks.  Before many years-varnished and polished woods', with -ornamental heads  came into usetand in one form or another  have  held  their  own  in  public  popularity.      r   ���������   < ,    -,L  f    ^^ .���������_  >  Tiro  Beam   Xs  There.       '   .,  * "Hcmember."'   admonished   the   rev- j  erend gentleman, "when you begin to i  notice the mote in your, neighbor's eye j  there" is pretty certain to be a beam in  your'own." " - '     ,  "That's right." replied Sinnickson. "Tt  makes the average man's' whole * face  beam to find a mote in' his neighbor's  eye."���������Exchange.  terday  "It you and-Miss Warren-wiil permit  me." cried Howard eagerly, "I shall be  only too delighted to be her cicerone.  Mine is purely a sightseeing visit."-  , "Capital." answered Mr. Warren. "I  have a great respect for Tom's judgment, and I leave my daughter in your  care with perfect confidence. Only don't  take her out if it rains hard." And, accepting a hasty kiss from Barbara, the  busy man hurried away.  "Suppose." suggested Howard as  they wandered into the drawing room,  "that we read up the Smithsonian institution and the Corcoran Art gallery this morning. Then if it clears  we can go out right after luncheon and  drive round the city. By that means  we can at least see tho outside of all  the places of interest, which will be  better than vainly attempting to see  the inside of only one."  Mr. Warren reached the door of his  hotel that evening in a heavy downpour just as a closed carriage drove  up, from which he was amazed to see  his daughter and her escort emerge.  In spite of the rain and the thick,  gloomy fog that enveloped everything  Barbara's cheeks were flushed with  happiness, hor eyes gloriously bright.  "You've never been sightseeing in  this weather!" cried Mr. Warren as  they followed him in. "Are you both  crazy?   Where have you been?"  The young man stepped forward  eagerly, but Barbara forestalled him.  Laying her hand on her father's arm,  sho said coaxingly:  "No. dear, we're not crazy; just engaged, and we've seen the outside of  everything, and"���������  "And next year, sir, with your permission." broke in Howard.,-"we'll  come back together/Barbara and I,  and see the inside of them all."  "Engaged!   Seen everything!" gasped  the   astonished   old   gentleman.     "All  inside of twenty-four hours!"  Barbara laughed.  "Two  people  and  a  guidebook  can  do a good deal in two days���������if they un-  j.'.derstand how to study the guidebook!"  she   declared. V And   her   father   was  forced to believe that they could.  The man who is always talking about  how much work he does should remember that some people work so hard that;  they don't havo time to tell about it���������  Atchison. Globe.   ,    "������.  .     J~   j '       -y  CIRCUS  PEOPLE   LIVE WELL.'  TJtey Are Pre-.vit7eel Vi'i!��������� tiia Ec-st o_  n vuvviJi-iiff.  "How   do   circus   men1  md   womcii  live while on the'road'?'" said a circus  man.   "Why, they live better than ever  before.    We carry almost 1.C00 people,  and I doubt if you,can find one cf that  number who is discontented with his oilier lot.'   Several years ago'it was customary with the majority of circuses  to provide inferior cars for their business staff and performers and compel  the laborers to sleep under the big ied  wagons or the f.atcar.   The passage of  time has changed the order of things.  Circus folk now travel as'well as if not  better than the majority of men and  women   who   aro   constantly   moving  from one portion of the United States  to the other in search of pleasure.  "Our business staff and performers  live in spacious Pullman cars. The  beds are soft and roomy, and the bed-  clothing Is always fresh and clean. The  ciicus has twelve Pullmans of this  kind, and on each one is a porter,  whose duty it is to polish the shoes of  all the occupants each night, look after  the laundry and .make the beds and  sweep and dust the cars. These cars  are vestibuled, and at the head of the  train is an extra long dining car, where  the majority of the people are fed.  This dinner is looked after by a competent steward, with a r.talf of good cooks  and waiters, and breakfast and dinner  are served there each day. The performers take their luncheon on the  ciicus grounds immediately after parade.  "The laborers, iucir.cling the drivers,  canvas men. hostlers, property handlers and animal men. are served with  three meals on tho giound. The food  provided is of the best, and there is always plenty of it. Every laborer has a  bed. The drivers and hostlers have  swinging bunks in the cars directly  above their horses; the animal men are  accommodated in cozy-little staterooms  lifted up in thc big elephant cars, while  the property handlers and canvas men  sleep in coaches that greatly resemble  tourist cars. Every one has good quarters and splendid food, and in consequence it Is seldom that a complaint is  heard."���������Kansas City Journal.  Conccitc'is",   Cnasiis   and   Tzit  :m_   T-,*it;ro���������t  j?car.  The  Jishc:1   marten   deserves   to   be  much better known than he generally'  is, if only on account of his own good  opinion or himself, his wonderful cunning and shrewd intelligence.  One a? the largest and handsomest  of  the  martens,   he  has  also  agility,  strength and endurance for  any two  of his kind put together.    Measuring  about three feet in length, with a siim;  vigorous  body,  the  fisher -will  travel ,  enormous distances in a single, night,  bounding lightly up into the air, with  his nose turned up in order to catch  every whiff of scent, outwitting other'"'  animals and the clevercs't trappers and ''  making,himself at home wherever he  happens to find himself.  He generally chooses as his bunting  grounds ihe thickly covered hiils and  ridges where the hemlock and spruce^  grow in abundance, but he is as much   '  at home on the tree {ion's <��������� as on- the  ground and,.can sleep as soundly in a  low hollow of a tree as on a branch of '  a iir tree, where he will lie stretched  out iu the sunshine.liko auy^old cat.,   ' >  As for fear, he does,not know what  it is.    He will  nert only face   but actually kill  a Canadian porcupine and,  does   not' even   appear   to   mind   the  quills Wildch penetrate his body. '< He  iS'ixit parLicuiarly fond of meeting-an   "  old' bear with  cubs,   but is generally \  clever enough to steal her cubs while  she goes off on some little expedition-  of her own, while "instances have been  ���������related  of, the   fishers-in   the--'Rocky,  mountains even lolling young grizzlies. ,  ',   As for man. he appears to-laugh at  him and his designs for'.trapping'wild /  animals. , He will pull a marten trap,"', '  .open and take out the bait,   whether ,\  alive or dead; he.will tear a pine inar-^ ,.  ten ;ori hiink-to^pioces^in no time.and  carry it off or drag'the trap over some  .rough projection ih order 'to'spring it-  and   make, off -more   often   than. n*6t'-'���������  without'having, received as much as a *������������������ '  scratch.   ���������,     . ������������������'.  . -   ,      -A       A , ��������� ,- - ,  But perhaps his cleverest trick, when    '���������  he   finds  a   trapper* is   following ���������his  trail, is ho get behind the trapper; and  follow  his,  so  that while 'the  uncon-    ,,  scions . trapper   is   walking |after- the ���������  fisher.tho'fisher is-keeping completely.,'*- \  out'of danger by  fallowing the, trap-A k.  per.     Many   a "useless   mile   has   the _*  trapper'walked   in' this, manner,   and;*--  maiiy good  baits has"*he  lost by the *  ���������Sj  11  *-������<i  *,Vi.   ^ A.',-J  .V",'e,  ' n  EL__ I,IX_N COSTUHE.    _'  most becoming stjie^ Swimming toilets  are' usually cut in princess fashion or  the   bodice, is   Separate   and . slightly  eased into a deep band for ,lhoJ waist.  A sash or''scarf is urually worn with .  the   bathing  costume,   but  'a   shaped   ' very same slirewd. cunnihg-animaUhe;;'_ "-  W  ��������� :���������&}  baj-id is pretty, or even a smooth patent' |  leather belt if trie waist is "small and  round. .The Swiss shape is also' becoming if-the bodice is allowed to bag  back and front, and, it should be of  the material trimmed with' braid or  stitched in rows all around the edges.  There are some charming linen robes  with hemstitched borders to be had  at the summer sales. These are not  difficult to make,* as they are already  cut out, but they require care in Hie  arranging. Very often if -they arou  mado at home a good collar or a sash  wili hide the deficiencies.  Very pretty skirts can be bought  ready to wear, many being sold with  an extra length cf material, /which,  when of cloth or other suitable fabric,  can be converted into a smart little  bolero or sack coatee. The usual length  allowed is two yards in a double width,  and this is ample.  Tho costume in the cut is of pale blue  linen, with the collar of embroidered  lawn: "   JTJDIC CHOLLET.  Is trying to trace and catch,  .v,V  Iii_orm���������tJon   ~.'tinted.  A   IjiicIct   Grti::e o" jCJiesr-.,      ',    i<  A story is fold of the Moorish prince \  Abul   Ilojex,' who   was   threAvn   intoV  p'risoh for "seditic.it by his brother*. Mo-"T  hammed, king of Granada.  -There he' :  remained  for  several  years   until' tho  king, fearing he might escape, placed  himself at the head of a fresh revolt  and seized the crown, ordering one of ,  his pasha's to see to his immediate exe- ���������  cution. Abul Hejex was playingat chess  when the pasha -came and bade him  prepare for*-death.    The prince asked  for two hours' respite, which was refused.    After earnest entreaty  he obtained permission  to  finish  his  game. ���������.  lie was in no hurry about the moves,  we are told, and well for him he was   ���������  not,-for before an hour had elapsed a  messenger brought the-news that Mohammed had been struck dead by apoplexy,   and  Abul  was  forthwith  proclaimed king of Granada.    It was*in-  deed a small   favor for the pasha to  grant, but it altered the whole current'  of the king's career. ���������   -  V  \  -^JaVV.  J- .  i '>.  ^ >_������*_���������_-  i  ) y*  J"   ���������* r, ������^_  ,   1  ���������v"1"  ���������*" *** *  ,  -,  X  -    1   tf  ''t  <  <:���������*-.  *��������� '.it  ,      V  "         3  ���������\  - ,i. <:*  Dollic��������� Oh. granny, do the heathen  savages wear trousers?  Gramiy���������N6. dear.    Why?  Dollie��������� Well, then, what did pa go  and put a trousers button in the collecting bag for at. church today?  ���������Work anel Lcrsnre Slionld Be Slated.  Work is good. No one seriously  doubts this truth. Adam may have  doubted it when he first took spade in  hand and Eve when she scoured her  first pots and kettles, but in tlie course  of a few thousand years we have learned to know and value-this honest, troublesome, faithful and extremely exacting friend. But work is not tbe only  good thing in tlie world. It is not a  fetich to be adorned, neither is it to be  judged, like a sum in addition, by its  outward nnd immediate results. The  /.'od of labor does not abide exclusively  in the rolling mill, the law courts or  the cornfieid. lie has a twin sister  whose name is leisure, and in her society lie lingers now and then to the lasting gain of both.���������Scribnur's:-  dislocate our necks tilting our  heads  back to see the pictures on the ceilings. ! know"them until night.   I haven't  And at the end of the day we'd proba-  His   Only  Opportunity.  Comiug downtown on an elevated express from Harlem last week the following impromptu lecture created considerable amusement among the passengers who heard it:  "Look here, Bob. you are an excellent talker, and it is always a pleasure  to listen to you at the proper time and  place. But there are a great many  things in this newspaper that I want  to know, and if I listen to you I shan't  n  Iten������liiiS the  Face.  The "rending the face" and "eye9  with-painting" .mentioned in the Bible  are still practiced by Arabian and other  oriental women. A bodkin of orange  wood charged with black powder is  thrust alon_" between the closed eyelids, giving a languorous depth to the  eyes.  Wrinkles.  "How shall I get rid of-ray wrinkles,  Beatrice?"  "Cutting them out with a sharp knife  is quite effective."  "Of course cutting leaves wounds,  but j'ou can easily make people believe  yon got those fighting with your husband or in some other way that won't  hurt your standing in good society."���������  Detroit Free Press.  IVlore  I'rnetical.  "I would give the world to make you  happy," said the romantic young man.  "Never mind about the world." said  the level headed hiss; "just you make  sure  of 925 a week, .with  reasonable  prospects of promotion."���������San Francis- ' r'  r.--.-������-->!������������- the meat  WoTild  JVot   Be   Noticed.  Applicant���������Yes, madam. I wisli to secure board, but I must inform you that  I am a vegetarian, madam.  Mrs.   Slimdiet���������Oh.   that will   be   ail  rlit.  CO  immcr.  You will not be expected to eat  None of the others ever do.  Tlie   BImIiup   n-el   t!:e   WiGo-rf-.  According to a contemporary, a bishop  who ,is widely known for his sympathetic and kindly nature having occasion recently to call upon a widow on  some church matter, and finding her  deeply distressed at her loneliness, ventured, as he was quite entitled to do. to  offer a few ��������� words of fatherly consolation., "You must not," he said, "be cast  'down by your sorrow and lonely position. Remember the maxim. 'Man proposes, but'"��������� "All, my lord," interrupted the lady, "if man only would."  It is net mentioned -whether the bishop  ���������wus a bachelor or not.���������London Standard. ���������   ,  ^- .  li'i-om   ISxpi'i'lcbcc,  Miss Dovcye���������We girls are just wild  about Victor Pretty.  Mrs. Biuthair���������Now.' I simply can't  endure him. I like strong, stern browed  r.ien of indomitable will.  "Gracious!   What for?"  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Must bo for the full 12 months under this  offer   c__������___3__������_to__--__-^^ '^y^sn wm*zs*uss3sassx^^  THE     TJ_tsTlO__Nl-     _E-A."32f." ���������'  t_?s������9Si  i if  if .a ii fit  $��������� ��������� s��������� &5 m m & m  ^i  S. iiAKANO, Proprietor.'  X_������^T^������~,V-^,j."a~������_*_1  .---������������������J----..- - ;" '"��������� -  :s.  Hard-Burned and ordiriaty Brick:  Fire' Brteks,   ...     ...   Pressed and OrJinary.  'Drain'Tiles���������������������������   ...   ",���������..; 3.iri., 4m.,  and 6in.  Fire Backing of all kinds ������������������to order.  Yards.at Union Bay,  Po3_-0Fi'icE Addthkss ��������� ���������      O^T_^SHjriF^X_-_----"TXD   lEB^O  Sale of Land, for Unpaid Delinquent Taxes in the Comox Assessment  District,  Province of British Columbia.  'ii  I HEREBY GIVE NOTrCE that on Monday, the 7th day of December, a.d..  1903, at  the,hour of  Twelve o'clock noon, at tho Court-houf-e, Cumberland, I shall sell at Public Auction the lands hereinafter.'  set out. of ihe.persons in said list hereinafter set ou% fortbe delinquent taxes unpaid'by said-persons* on  the 81st day of December, 1902, and for interest, costs, and expenses, including the cost of advertising"'  said sale. - '        ��������� . ' <  LIST    ABOVE    MENTIONED.  Anderson,   Anthony  An-nfelt, P A.C.  AlrtPrse-n, J  Adains, L'e>x and .Hedges  Bradburv. Thomas  Tf.usholl.EB  B.'odie, Peier  B-.oklp. .L-lm  BicK le. E   "  Clarke, W \\  Crawfor-1, .Inhn  Dixon,   J.)h.-i D  "Dtvis,  RniiMi  iT-cihaiii, '!'h-- nr'e-3  Ci "UI'ley, Ti e������,i:;ts  fJilrnonr, K. !>-?rt  Hiathoru Katato  ���������Hay, 0-  ���������Heigbo-s, Ed  Holme.e,. Jonuthau  Ktnc', Harry  Leisfir, G-u.tave  Lvrtell,' Mafcthe-  Miller. John J liy-:-..  Marrson, L  MorrisOQ, M  MoKonzie, .John W  McKonzie, John W  Tvle-T-riblv.n, Jerbn       '  Mc/jroufTv, Frank  Price <fc King  Philpot,   WH  Rowan Ji.hn  Snow Allan Estate  S-effen. G W    *  Smith, Wm Peter  The..bald,.Mrs H-f  Valentine. Lee & Temple  Wilson, J S  William-ion,   Pan!  Wi!lr,im=-, Llewpflyn  Yoiing, W G,  Estate  Shout Description of Property,  B'ock 11 of Lot 1S6. 8 acres  Block E of Lot 194, 14 .-ores  NW|,f s.o-.ion 3,  Tu 5, 88 acrea  Luc 170,    122 acres  N \V i ..f Lo; 15G, 40 acres  Lots 195 and 205, 320 acres  ���������Sub. Lot 2. Block A of L"f 194, 12 acros  Block 1 of J_ot 186. 8 acres  I3le>ck 18 of Lot 1S6. 8 aores  S A of Lot 1SS, ��������� --ores  Lett 5 ������rf Lot 126, 5 aor'-s  ;S h of B:< 20 of Lot 186, 4 acres  Part of Lot 14_,   6 acres  Log 27 of Rc'cWi'n 01,  ��������� acres  Lot IS ut L.t 115   li acroH  House anel Lot on si-i-. 61, ���������acres  Block A of Lot 76. 15 acrea  Part of Blocks 15 & 17 --f Lot ISG ' 10 acres  Lot 4, Block A, of Lot 194, 5 acres  Lot 16 of Lot 186, 8 acres-  Lot 230, 130 acreii'  Lois 24 a:-.d 25 of Lot 110, ��������� acrea  L-.t 91, 160 acres  ���������Lou 224, 63 acr������������ :'  Lot 147, 160 acres        '  Lot5, Block A,.of Lot 194, 5 acres ���������  Lot 17 erf Section 61,��������� acres  Bl^ckfimith'-e Shop and Lot e,n s������-c.  14,  ���������  P'tofB'kEof Lot 194,   4   1-I6lh acres  Part sec. 19, Tp 5, and pari sec. 24. Tu 4, 122 acres  Part, of heo-j. 10, 12 and 3, Tp. 4, 234 acres '  Block 7 of Lot 186.  S acres f  _ of E A of Lot 131, 40acres  E h of Lot 102, S_ acres  Block 14 of Lot 1S6, 8 acres  Block 5 of Lot ISG,  S acres  Lot- 8  9, 54 aud 108 of Lot 110  S I of Lot 86  Frac'n joinfe sec 19 on E side, 34 acres  Bid k 19 of Lot 1S6   8. acres ��������� \     .  Lor. 3, Block A, of Lot 194. 5 acres  Lota 1 tp 7',.Bl--ck 2, Sec. C9,  Column No. i  c  eel  in    ^.  rn  Delin  quent  Taxes.  or  c  E  u  _    V.  O  ������o  _  _   X  ������W  D  ������_t  r70  -c  Z  c  s  D  O  <  r-  O  H  0)  _* _  g "S  ������ _  ���������_  2 40  0 28  2 oo  4 68  43 20  5 18  2 oo  50'38  105 20  12 62  2 oo  119 S2  10 98  1 31  2 ..o  14 29  116 00  13 92  2 oo  131 92  272 80  32 73  2 oo  307 53  18 00  2  16  2 oo  22 16  2 40  0 28  2 oo  4 68  26 40  3 16  2 oo  31  56  3 20  0 38  2 ere.  5 58  16 0')  1 92  2 oo  19 92  15 20  1 S2  -     2 oo  19 02  1 2U  0 15  2 oo  3 35  4 80  0*57  '*���������  2 e.o  7 37  10 12  1 2.  2 ,.o  13 33  6 40  0 75  2 ejo  9 15  22 50  2 70  2 oo  27 20  29 50  3 54  2 oo  35 04  13 00  1 56  2 oo  16 56  24 40  3 16  2 oo  31  56  35 53  4 26  2 oo  ,41 79  3 00  0 36  2 oo  5 30  9 45  1  13  2 oo  .12 58  2 52  030  2 oo  ' 4 82  14 40  1 72  2 oo  IS 12  J8 00  2 16  '  2 oo  22 16  5 60  0 65  2 oo  8 25  1  60  0 20  '    2 oo  3 SO  8 05  0 95  2 oo  11  00  10 98  1 30  2 oo  14 28  9 60  1 52  2 oei  13 12  24 40  2 9*^  2  ..o  29 32  1   60  0 20  2 Oo  3 80  3 20  0 4V  2 e.o  5 60  24 40  2 9"-'  2 oe.  29 32  _ 6 4-1  3 IC  2 oi.  31  56  6 li.  0 8-;  2 co  9 55  7 5i-  0 9'  2   .������������������  10 40  1  36  0 -I."  2 oo  ���������3 ;J2  26 ���������'���������  3    6  -   CO  31   ",6  18    0  2 L  2 .  22 16  3 20  0 40  2 o.  ��������� ������  > 60 /  THE  CUMBERLAND   NEWS  Issued Every Tue'r-day  W. J$. ANDEBSON,       -     -      -        RDITOR  ! ^-_'^^_'_r^.^s*$=^'  The coiuirms of Tkk Ni!\Vs are opt-.i to all  who wish to expr.e-'s therein views o mat-  tern of public inte-rest. ���������  While ,we do m'������t hold ourselves   re    ���������>���������'���������*".���������'  We for the utterances of correspondent-, we  reserve   the'.'ght   of  "declining  to insert;  'ommnni -a' ions ir ���������������������������"-> oe-=-q aril \ per:s -r-al.''  WE   WANT YOUR  f Job 'prlj)tii)g |  *&5)  *WOIt__  - SATISFAOTOHY p___8V  TUESDAY:   NOV. 24  1903  ixi_~wr.*__,_j^^_^<i-ri_wr^ _7_u=K3wT^^_i ^o_-j*.'*jHa__-i  rSf. Anrih.SCWOGL  QU AM I CHAN, ,13. C.  ' "    4 ."  A. Boirding School'for .sfirls, with department ior orphans, p'easantly located  at three mile, from Duncans Swition.  Prim .ry and Pi eparatory En.gsi^h Genus<\  Competent' instructors for Pir.no and  Needle-work, Cutting and Fitting ,dso I  taught. Board and To'lion, $9 a''month.  ,For paiticulars, address���������'  -  SISTER'SUPERIOR,      ���������  ���������lIIIaFS: MISMSirJ,  3009 Westminster Road  M  Tzouhalem P. O.  , ���������? <  =_a_rf���������B=_aaj_rtiir.-rr^i *^  SALE  OF   LANDS,   &c���������continued.  NELSON ��������� DISTRICT  Lv',-":-  l)J:..  h >  Morton, W H  Mottou; W H  Prior, E G -  *W_itina_, Jauies  Clft*reh,,HE .  RowboUoui,������W T.,  Uojieynran, Mm Jane  Jolly, jSmes  Simslj.-sMcDonald & Norman  Taylor, W J , ,  Wibon.''Walter '  Bryce, James    ' '  Ceperley. HT  Porter,' W J . ���������,  McDowell, W^  "McFarl-me-J A   ' _���������-;'���������,  ,Pimhury,  Manaon & Haslam  SimpBOu/W". t  ��������� "Webster, John A -.' ,  , "EUislarii, Andrew,-  '-Galletley, King & Co;'  G������!let.ley,J KingJfcjCo. '���������  King & Casey   A"*'   *  Snowden, Northing P  ' M orrello," Domenico  \Sayward, J A', "  * Say ward,'' J A      '  '- Taylor, ��������� W J .���������   /  Taylor]  ,WJ���������������     ; . .  Milne, Ellen Cathrine   ��������� ,'���������  Helmcken, Dr J D  Bryden, John et alia       ,  i--'- Met rill, J M ������ ���������   *��������� ,  PritHt, E'(of Mahrer Jones & Priest)  G'ore, W S ' ,;,  ( - Priest, Er(of Mjihrpr, Jbnes & Priest)  ' Priest, E (of Mafirer, Jones & Priest)  Garwood,, _-.VI   "   '  ���������' .       '  -  . Yarwood   E' M - >   J    w     '"  Hut-on, ,DT'    A    ��������� ," 1  -Hart," M Estate, & Bank of BO  * < Prust, E (of Jones & Priest),/ ���������  Clarke, WR      'y   .     *  ' Clarke,-WR   >.*   J "'"'.-,  ',.  Husoa, Daviil T ' -     ��������� "       }  ,, Iirurrau, James". r_-   ��������� ' **���������"'  Davies, Joshua, Estate -   - -  - Mason, H S,  Estate  McC'lure, ,Fied, S  InnrAn, ' Juraes ���������    .      .    *     "  Wurlock. Martha Amelia   *'  Wilson, Wm      -   ���������** ������   ���������  Wilson, Wm '  Milne, Ellen Catherine <  Milne-, Ellen Catherine ."  Hutt, J R, Estate et alia'  "   Pooley, C E. & Fisher, I B  R drrrond,   Wm  Skinner, Ernc-ut Ml, et alia  CUrke, VV R, Batata  Sk.nireri E M,,et ali=*    ������.  Clarke, W R,  Edtate  Skinuer, E M, ec alia  BC Lino & Investment Ag'cy et alh  , BCl���������ud & Investment Ag'cy  B-! Land & Investment AgVy  BC Land &. lnvestmout Ag'cy  Fell, J F, et alia  John, B L������, et alia  Fell, J F, et alia  _VU, J _\ et alia  John, B H,  et alia -    -  Muirhead, Ja.nes  '  Wrison. Charles  "Wilton, Charles  Gore, W S  Muirhead, Jamei  Skinner, E M, ,et*alia    .   -   .  Lee, Fruncia & Temple E  Lee, Pi anois. & Templf, E  BC Land & Investment Ag'cy et alia  BC Land & Investment Ag'cy     ���������*  B>' Land _ Investment Ag'cy     "  Lee & Temp'e  Leu & Temple  Skiuner, E M, ct alia  Lee anel Temple  Lee ami Temple  Walls, J P, et alia  W ills, J P, et alia  \V._1_. J P, et aha  Croft, II ������i������ ty King  Croft, II and King, M  Croft,   Henry  Eborts, D xM  Lot 12, 160 acres, ','���������-,  Lot 13, 160 acres   *     -   ' \y ��������� ���������        .   .     y- '  NEWCASTLE    DISTRICT  Lots 6 and 12,  320-acres      - ,  Lot 40, 15S'aCrUH - - -  ,.   '   ''"   .     ''.HORNBY     ISLAND  Part of Section 11, ,160 ucres -       '  T&rt of Seccion 2, 40 acres  Part of S-otion 2, 120 cicies  ^ of S 4 erf NW 1 of Suction 12, 20_ acrea  | of S _ ot NW i' of Section 12, 53_r.n:res     '(  i'art ot Section.-- 2, 4 _nd 5,  600 .icres  Part of Sections 5 arid" 11,- 120 acres . -  GROUP ^MAINLAND'  Lot   507, 162 acres'     ' ,     -  Lot 1474, 203 acres .     4  Lot 1476, 128 acres     - ��������� .'  Lot 1481, 735 acres    ' ~ ,      <  Lot'1646, 100 acres,    ' '   '  Lot '797, l,Oi'.oies'      "      '       i,,     .   ,',    '  Lot" 1631, 135i-cr*es,   ,',<-,  Lot 1570,, 149 acres     .',,., f  ���������   . *    '   " SAY WARD   DISTRICT    '.  e   * ' i1 - .  - ~  Lot 26|  744 acres   , '       -..,'.'       *     .*  'Lot 52. ;517acresv ". '  Lot 67/ 39o acies      * . " ' '.   "  Lot 120, 'Pi  2l4Jacres   -       ���������'   ' (   -- .      "   -".  Lot 128.   160 acres       -' ' * -     *  -  Lot 132 - 170 acres  .'  Lot 165,* 44S acres    -  Lot 17S,   159 acres <   - , .  XW j of i-Se-oiien* -'9. Tp 3,   156 acres  ,  Part of Sections 30 anel 3i, Tp 3,  328 acres  6 401  6 40  347 52  44'92  0 76  0 76  2 or*}  2 Oei\<  9 16  9 16  The ii sands of Fruit and  ,Oj nanrierita! Trees..    :.  *  RHODODIvNiillONS,    "ROSttR,   GKEI.N-  _ HOUSE AND ilAR'Y   .VLANi.S      '  'Now   irru'nriag lor b*���������ll- Planting.  Ton   of   SJILBf-l to arr-rvc in  Sep'^mb. r ,rom Japan, France and  r ,  f Ilollanfl,   for   rhe FttM'Trade.  Tons of Home-giown a'nel Impnited  Garden," field &'Flower Seeds  '     For Fall or Spring Planting-.  Eastern Prices or,less. < "Whito Labor    - i      '���������   i  BE i_ % HIVES   A_iD   -SUPPLIES  "   ^  * i.  .      CATALOGUE   FREE.   '  OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOO  o,  o  o  o  o  7eryo  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  o  I am prepared, to  furnish stylish Rip_  and do Teaming'at'  reasonable rates.' "  41 70:  2 oo  391 22  5 '40':  2 oo  52 3_  J14  40  13  6u  53  20  20  00  52 00  ,994 00  5S  40  '247 001  -19 75  -32 so;  169 45  41   50  64,00  '   14 SO-  ���������59 m  ' 13 '72'  J (>:.'  , 6 38'.  2 -toll 24  119 28;  7 00J  29-0-1  '5'97  3 9r-  20 33  "4 98  7 Ot*  t 77  7 J 9  2 oo: 130 12  "    !    J7'i>3  "    j    0!  5S  "    ;    24 40  ."    .    6i; 24  U115 28  i    67 40  _ oo  v  ������78  64  57  72  38  73  191  .78  .4S  48  73  68  18  57  69  14  133 92(,  .il 46 53'  /35 55  69 "60-  '102 40  109 -00  80 5oj  4 SO  194 32  404 16  16 07  '5.5S  ' 4 26  8 35  12 28  13*08  9 66  ' 0 57  23'31  48 50  2 oo  * ���������)  :  9)  ?3 '  ;> t  ..  jj '  '  " ���������,  >���������*,-  ,  71 r  -��������� a.  1}  n  It  14 "  *���������"���������--���������������������������    'RUPERT .-DISTRICT   ��������� .'    -  ,'--'*.*-' - .     . ��������� ,      /       . * " ~  W \ of Rpction 15,   320 acres ������  ,    'v *- -* . ^   ';  Section 19,   '6'IS aci.������s '-  .'    , - ,  .Sections. 3S to 47,   3162 acres       . _ *-  Part e������f .s.ction 42,   5v'0 acresr ^        - '    ,  'Undivided _ of'SK'J. SVV" J and NE J .of seo'. 7, Tp I.,- 154������ ac  NW J of .section 7,.Tp I.    16'> acres -    ' '���������    "  Undivided ^of -section 8, Tp I. r213Jj acres  Undivided .j of sec   17 'SE i*-&tNE J of sec. 18, Tp I,   194_" ac  Part of sectiou 7," Tp 2,, 157 acres _    "   ,"  ������'������     '       8,'    '*k    140 acres      A, ,  "-     " ' 11,      "    "332 acres     '  S?ction 16,:Tp2,;639 acrea   ' "-*' ���������   *     ���������        '���������*-,..-.  Undivided _ of S _ & n--Jj of N _ of See.-17,'Tp 2f- 231 acres  Part of Sectiou 17, Tp 2,/il54 anes        . ���������-      ,   .      ���������    ���������    '  ������������������ -i - ''   20, *. "   -. 475 acres .' ' ���������   >  "   v        28,    " ������������������. -103 rrcres -   ���������   -  \   " -13.-,-���������!,3.?320 acres . .l    *  Section"15,"Tp'3;   640,acres" \i- - ; r    "  ��������� "  .  17,'    ".       '610 acres' '' ',     '     '   ,  Part of Section" 1*4, Tp 3,   320 acres  14,    ;������      320 acres v  1    "    ������'. ���������       - 18,     ������'      160 acre3  " ' * IS, -  " .   320 acres ' ,   ������  Sc-ctioij*]9, Tp 3,   640 acre*   '  Part of Section 21, Tp 3,  320 acres  Section-, 22 and 23,   Tp 3,   12S0 acres ,  Part of Section 33..To 3,   4S0 acies,,"  Section, 31, Tp 3.   640 o.cr������s  Part of Section 14, Tp 4/  320 acres  - " '16,     V       3 acres  ��������� . " *  19,     " '   304 acres  "       ���������    *20.     "   -120 acres - '  -   " '20,    "      129     ������������������  " -    .      21.  .-"   i 150     " * ���������     .     .  "       -     23,    '{���������     320    ''.'   -  Section 26, To 4,   640 acres   ^  Section 33 and 34,* Tp 4,  12S0 acres * -  Sf'ccion 35. Tp 4,   640 acres  Sf-ctio-i 5. Tp 5,   640 aeires  Sejecion 7, Tp 5.   640 'icres   "      A-~     *  Se-eciem 8,  Tp 5," 502 acres  ' ' 960  4S5 44  1773 45  30 00  99 12  77 60  135 20  12351  11270  100 60  -282 S8  ��������� '19.17  146 07  .144 91  44' 42  So 12  -133 JO  3SS 00  297 4S  272 SO  133 69  1J2 00  SO SO  157. 60  9 60  3S'_U  91 Otf  .. f'd  Part of Section 17, Tp 5,   6 acres  IS  '    "    26S acres     ���������  Section 1, Tp 6," 640 acres  Section 4, Tp 6,   640 acres  Sectiou 9, Tp 6,   640 acres  Section 11, T|������ 6,   640 acres  Section 12, Tp 6.   640 acies  Section 13, Tp 6.'  612 sicres  .Section 14, Tp 6,   640 acres  S u'-ion 15, Tp 0,   640 --ores   '  S_5tions 16, 17. 13 and S _, 19, Tp 6, 2240 acrea  Section 20, Tp 6, -4S0 acres  S ction 21, Tp 6,   640 a:seH  Se-ction 22, Tp 6,   460 a -r-es  Section 23, Tp 6,   532 acres  Se-ction 24. Tp 6,     S4 acre3  See.tiou 26, Tp 6.     23 acres  Part of Section 28. Tp 6,   30 acres  Part of Section 3, Tp 7,   136 acres  Part of Sees 4 & 5. 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Et  *<������������������* ���������"���������^       *~*.  iVk   ������.-J-������-5._.___._; '  -,v.o-r.S  ���������';'---^*-w*  1  Saywarrl Mill & Timber Oo  Moodyvillo L. riels &.'Sa'w Mill Co  Niithftii, Htiury  Ihm'nn', James  Leaiov &t Kyle ..."''������������������  WnreX W,'���������.. -    ���������-.-  Ruiisell.' Jao J, Entate ,  Lot 4,   1 OS acres  Lot ,6,, 16o acres : ,;  Part of Lot 13,   39 acres  : .- :  Lots 14 anel 15,  .1026 acres  Lot; 18,   129 ucres  Lots 97 to 102,   2060 acres  Wi of Section 28, Tp 1, . 16o acres  64 00  ,7 OS  2 00  176 So  21 2..  ,:  46 12  ��������� 5 53  '.���������'-.���������������  1572 25  188.77  ������i '  135 GS  16 27  <(  173-4- 4o  30S lo  ������������  102 4o  12 28  73 OS.  2oo 00  53 65  i 763 e>2  15385  1944 5o  116 68  s.  s.  ���������n  ity o  Nanaimo.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  JUNE 1st, 1903.  VICTORIA TO "WELLINGTON.  -JOH;_i BAIHD,    A33ess.or,  Comox   Assessi-ient District,.  '.Cu_."berla_.ii Post Office.  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'    T_~"     -..-      _H.    _���������.���������_���������-_"    SMI  ;,____-.- _���������-   -���������   ..'���������'���������-  ���������rrjgyBy^iuwju/ii -y'jFij^^WKifliflaiga;  _1U_U    ��������� 1  _5_?^_*E&K!i_#_"__^* ���������_._____.���������-_:  BRITISH CAMEL WAR  CURIOUS    CAMPAIGN    AGAINST   MAD  MULLAH   OF SOMALILAND.  ' 1,'g.^.rton's Picturesque Army���������British Ma-  jor-General Sent From India to Com-  m'anel a Hetero���������e*acous Force of Whom.  Bat -Eig-ht Hundred Are English Soldier*���������Character aud Career of the _Iad.  Mullah.  -���������"��������� y. -  I  h  When Col. Plunkett's flying column  of 20S men and two Maxims was ambushed and practically wiped out,-by  the Somalis last April the British  '- Foreign Office-sent Brigadier General  W. H. Manning to crush the enemy  at one  blow.   .  General Manning himself was subjected to many indignities by the  Mullah, and it was at one time reported that he had been surrounded.  .Ai desire was manifested in certain  official quarters in London to recall  .General Manning and declare the  campaign a closed incident, but public disapprobation of this plan was  loud and insistent, and now Major-  General' Charles Comyn Egerton, i Tariqua  lately conunandor-in-chicf of tlie Pun-  jaub frontier forces in India, has������been  ordered ,to supersede General Mannings  , and see what he can-do to amclior-.  ate thc situation. j  General Egerton     will have    under  i  '   him  a force  oi  S00   British soldiers,  ;  1.200 Indian troops and 4,000 native, j  'Africans.        Thc      '.'King's      African |  "Rifles," black men'recruited chiefly in j  ��������� South Africa, luive proved, their will- |  Sngness to fight for the honor 'of the  British  Crown in the    Somali     campaign.       It was they who    furnished  the bulk of the victims of thc   disaster    to   'Colonel Plunkett's,   column.  The   worth  of  the Indian     troops- is  undisputed, ' while-,, the    S00  "Tommies"    are'expected to     supply , the  ."morale"  of the  army.    But     of' all  the  "varied    constituents of    General  < 'Egerton's  picturesque  command     the  camel corps Is    by far the most    important.'  - The peculiar nature of the hinterland of Somali land is the chief obstacle to a short and successful British campaign. Between Berbcra,' the  capital of British Somaliland, and1  -'the'headquarters of the Ogaden So-  - malis,.*the tribe xo which the Mad  Mullah belongs, is an arid plateau  200 miles long, where only camels  can be used as transports. All supplies for the British expedition must  be carried across this waterless* de-'  sert. At'*Bohotlo. on tlie inner edge  of-the  sandy plain,  General  Manning  I    The Somalis have an enormous advantage over,their .enemy in that thev  j are able to fight and march    on   the  scantiest of rations. They will make  a forced march    of seventy   miles on  j four pounds of dates and a quart   of  J water per man.    On longer    marches  I they take two pounds of dates and a  I pint of    water for each day.      Their  | littlo, ponies   are   quite  as    hardy   as  the masters and have been known to  go' two   days  without water.   ,  The Mad Mullah is a Mohammedan  priest belonging to one of the several orders of dervishes. He is about  thirty-two vears old. tall and vigorous, with regular features, a typical  Somali. .When he first appeared on  the Somaliland horizon he had made  four times the long and difficult pilgrimage to Mecca and had edified all  those,���������>_ with whom he,had come in  contact bv his piety^and education.  Ho'was the son of an Ogaden shepherd and was boni among the herds.  Here he was found by a Moslem  priest', who offered to buy him from  his parents and bring him up in a  religious life. I-Ie made his first pilgrimage when he was about    twenty  -'his ' marvellous ' mounting in  miniature will he moro readily understood when it is mentioned: that  there are so many single, grains of  dust'on a butterfly's wings that no  man has succeeded in counting them.  "This same'naturalist mounted' a  aouple of hundred of tho tiniest eggs  of the smallest insects so as "to makes  a perfect'geometrical design, yet the  whole did not cover the space of a  quarter of g*n inch in diameter;  while another ardent naturalist select ed and arranged thirty-six hundred young oysters within a circle a  little less than three-eights of an  inch in diameter."   .  MILLINERY  NOTES.  At Mecca ho madef,such  an    impression upon Mohammed Salah,   the supreme head.of tho Moslem fratornitv  Mahadia,   that     the     latter  St.-  Keli���������:ons Statistic*.  According to,the latest' statistics,  the population of thc world is j .-  514,510 000. Of these, 534,940,000  are- Christians, 10,860,000 Israelites,  175,290,000 Mahometans, and the  remaining 823,420,000 belong-to-other religions: There arc'300,000,000  followers of Confucius, 214,000,000.  Brahmins, 120,000,000 Buddhists.  For every thousand persons they aro  3d6 Christians 7 Israelites, n id Mahometans and 523 followers of other  religions.  Eat_ arade ol Currants���������35rovr��������� Veils  Pop���������Jar.  A pretty hat entirely composed of red  and white currants was made on a  foundation of red and white tulle. It  was worn with an ecru and white linen  dress ��������� and the whole effect was very  good. - ,  Red is' extremely popular both here  and in Paris. Some clear lawns in the  new ' shade of currant red - are quite  beautiful, .provided they are toned  down ,by exquisite lace.  Many French people^ are' wearing no  veils at'all, still, taking it all in all,  veils are generally worn and some are  ���������'ery becoming.   The bizarre, large pat-  RESTING   IN   MIDAIrV  . Solemn  "Warrni-jr.  Uncle Archie���������Have you formed an  opinion as to the cause of Colonel Hix-  o:i's suicide?  Tom���������Yes, sir���������remorse. LTis nephew  needed money, and the wealthy uncle  failed to ;advance it. The result was  that the unhappy young man ran away  and, was never heard of afterward.  >.. '    Going; Too  Far..  Mrs. BofTm���������I rend iu the paper that a  woman, in looking after another woman to seo what she had on, fell out of  a window. ���������  Mr. Boffin���������We'll, that only goes to  show that some women in trying to follow, the fashions can go too far.  A FLAT ITAT.  THE   XKW   EKITISH   COMMAXDKR���������XAT1VES  LOADING   CA.VN'OX  e*.V   A   C'AMIiL.  established a eiepot to make his expedition a little more independent of  Berbers, but this has not lessened  the value of the camel corps.  To  assemble  and equip a corps     of  camels     in   a  country     wlic.ru     these j  beasts  are almost  tlie only moans   of j  transportation      anel    communicaticm  may seem at first thought    to  be    a  simple  undertaking,  but     those     who  have had     charge of the     work     can  vouch for its stremiosity.  In' the first  place,   the natives   arc  not  eager     to  separate thenis-elver"'. from, 'the animals  which .verve them   in .so many   ways.  They' depend  on camels   not. only  for  their  transportation,   but , for     their  food and raiment as we'll.  Thoy mako  their tents from the hair of the.-camels,  their leather from  the skins,  and  finally   when   tho boasts are useful   for  no     other     ournos';     they   e*at   them.  Then again the guileless'native has a  habit of palming oil" on  the unsi/phis-  ticatcd purchasing agent his old   and  wornout  animals,  rarely   bringing    in  one that  is good  for- much.  Tiie    Somali  camel   is.   however,   much     more  docile than the camel of India.   Still  he  is  far ��������� from   being  an   ideal     war  horse.    The camel can dislocatem.ro  hones in  a given time than any other animal known te? zoology.    An attempt was made to use  a camel    as  n   traveling  battery,   but     only     one  shot was fired  from the     Maxim    on  his     back.       The     traveling battr rj  proved to be a boomerang.  Camels are very easily stampeded,  and this fact explains several of -the  recent British defeats. The stampeding of the camel corps by the Somali's played an im.port-.int part in  the  ambushing  of   Colonel  Plunkett.  General Manning's camel, corps once  mutinied and nullified the hard work  of months.  -IsITISH  OFFICERS  OX CAMELS.      '  kept him witlic him several    years as  his favorite pupir., ' ' <  The Europeans were at -first inclined    to  treat Abdullah's^   pretensions  I with derision'.   ',Lte  was ;  styled     the  "new niahdi,", and   at Aden   he  was  given   the     foolish     and    'misleading  nickname   "Mad Mullah."   The     word  mullah is  a legitimate one,  meaning  priest.    Fanatic though    he    is,     th_  Mad Mullah, is well  endowed with the  characteristics  which make, a    leader  of  men.    lie is  an  adept at intrigue,  and his-great    cunning has    enabled  him to confirm  in the minds of    his  followers the belief that ho is acting-  tin der*  the direct   instructions   of the  prophet,    ft  is  related of  him     that  when at the beginning of the present  unpleasantness  he was called upon by  some doubter to give his     people    a  sign from heaven he assembled them  at night  on the  shore, near  which a  British  cruiser   was   lying.       Uo    had  seen thc  war ship's  search  light saving out the country,  and he alone of  the Somalis knew what it was. "Waiting    until, the    beam    of    light  was  thrown  full  upon the camp    he    announced that it was a message from  Mohammed directing him to begin 'a  holy-   war,  or     "jehad,"  against  tho  iniidel.    Based  upon   superstition, but  reinforced by a great personality, his  influence  over     his   army  is     greater  than_that_of-a.--srencral over the best  drilled troops,    dust what he is fighting for-is a matter of doubt. It may  be  for  Somali  independence,   for   war  for   war's   sake   or   for  personal     aggrandizement,     but     it    is     pi'obable  that     fanatical   hatred    of  the  unbeliever in the Mullah's mainspring.  It is alleged that in his military  operations tho .Mullah has tho aid  and advice of a former Austrian oUlcer named Karl Ingor. He has been  mentioned in connection with other  wars waged against England bv her  moro or ler-s barbarous subjects or  neighbors. In the i ime of the great  Mahdi whom.... ������������������ Kitchener pursued  Ih rough the Soudan with camels, as  lvgerton now pursuer- tho Mullah. In-  g'.'i-'s name frequently appeared in the  press despatches.  Occasionally one meets an individual  so grouchy that he seems to',think he  would be arrested ,for burglary if-he  broke into q ������������������"��������� !1~  -Q1--" ^^te Journal.  The "nine a������ Une-netingf Occupations  Engrossing occupations frequently injure the mind by the semi-importance  Lhcy are apt to produce, and still more,  perhaps, by rendering it unfit for those  leisurely ,sidetY' glances on the world  about us, in which the best experience  of man :is,' gained. ' Even the poet's  highest thoughts, even Shakespeare's'  finest reveries, seem to, be not the fruit  of hard, study, but of those, careless  Dashes of insight which it is the best  effect of 'unexacting humdrum occupations to promote.���������London Spectator.  <v_  Physlologici*:! Error.  "It says in dis paper dat a-feller wot  broke out of jail was shot t'rough do  r-i-t-a-l-fc?.    Wot does dat menu?''  "T'roVgh de . victuals. Dey must a  plugged.\him in de'stomach'."   ,  "But cloy had chased' him- two days  tin' he hadn't had not'in' to eat." c  "Den'do paper's wrong. It oughter  .aid he was shot t'rough. de appetite."  ���������-Kansas City Journal.  tented veilings are giving place to fine,'  flimsy Russian nets and tulle. Navy  blue spotted "tulle is'worn with the all  blue hat. and it suits women,with good  complexions and "auburn hair.      .   ' '���������  Browu veils are charming with  brown hats.' The finest Russian nets  are becoming to,the majority.  Everything pertaining to tho pelerine  shape - is' fashionable. Certainly the  fluffy, pelerines aro much more becoming than tho flat stoles.of past.seasons.  These'arc now giving way to the pelerine collar of mousseline de soie? and  chiffon, and to tho lace,scarf'draped in  this fashion.'  The hat in the picture is' of .blue  straw trimmed with a blue and white  Bilk scarf. JUDICiCHOLLET.'-  1 { \      _-, ,       ,.,.     .-_.,    . _  .  t -f --  Hot  Weather  Diet.  A great many people.pay little,or no  attention to the kind of diet they should*  adopt with the' vary ing seasons and hot  or cold weather eat food that they  should not for the comfort and the wel-'  faro ,of the body. Especially is this  true during the summer months, when  a' proper diet will materially assist 'in  thc avoidance of many of the discom- j i*i_"-'  ���������F_c_Ity    of    Poising ' Posses.nodl     ~*  _trme   of  the   Largest 'Birdm. ,  '���������While I never have seen it explained  in print," said one oi" the ornithologica.  sharps of the'zoo, "it is a wonder to  me persons should express amazement  at the ability of certain birds to hang  poised in the air without "wing motion.  "It is a favorite trick of the great  condor. Away in the air, far beyond  the mountain tops, these-inrds hang  poised as motionless as if perched on  solid,rock. True, their wings are on_  stretched, but even through' glasses not  the ' slightest motion is perceptible.-  They remain in this-position for many  minutes, sometimes,for an hour, making a careful scrutiny of everything be-,  low' them ',in, their search for prey.  Then, with a slight tilting of the wings,  they' flap" slowly away, or, having  found what they were seeking, dart  like ',a bullet toward' it. The .eagle,  hawk and other species havo this same  faculty of poising, apparently on noth-  "These birds move about, until they -  moot''an''uprising   current of .air.    'It  may  come  from  immediately' beneath  them, from-wind deflected by striking,,  a  cliff   along   the   sea, ,or  may   come  from-a groat distance, where'a. rush*-,  ing wind struck  the side of a .mountain and was 'turned  upward.   .Being  on tho wing most of the time in search'  of prey,  they havo  learned  to  utilize  these uprushing air currents-for tlieir  own purposes. , Coming' to one of these  aud' heading to the wind, they fix their  pinions at an angle which win permit  them ,to rest there and scrutinize "some- ;  thing" that  has   taken  their,'attention. -  perhaps   on   the   plain - below.     Thus.-" ,  whilc^-they, seem poised on nothing; the-'-  air    current    rushing   upward- ��������� buoys ('  them.    \   ���������,    '      r ''-'''��������� V'- "^   ���������    : ������������������  .-' 'Tori"sec   the   same   thing   in/ mid-,  ocean   when   ships   nro   followed   by  flocks of gulls, in some rare case clear  across the ocean'.   When the ships start >  out the gulls fly here and there;'some-'- ,  times away. oil  high  and again skimming   the   surface 'of   the   water1 iu   ���������  search of food.   As tho hours and 'days  pass they tire, and then you will see  them' poise for rest on, the'air, current ������  rising from the stern of the'Ship.- The   -  onrush of an ocean greyhound creates  a swifily, rising air current in its walce.*.  This curls over like a wave and rushes   '  into the vacuum made-by the steamer;  and on,it the gulls are carried along*  without, effort and at tho same speed   ���������  at which-.the ship is traveling."   t-    Kll  SCIENCE SITTINGS.'  Uranus is'thconly one of our system  of planets which rotates backward.  ���������Glycerin has the ��������� property,- extraordinary among liquids, of not evap'orat-  Mai've'lg of M int tej)-?*n.  The majority qf mankind only admires that which is -large; hence we  have the Colossus of Rhodes, the Pyramids and the Colosseum. A minority take exactly the opposite) view,'  and delight in the litt.le products of  labor. The Illustrated American"  tells of some; curious things in this  iine:  "There is a naturalist whose hobby  consists in collecting ther finest dust,  with' which the wings of moths and  b'.Jttor.'iies are covered, and forming,  it into the most artistic and picturesque designs.  "He ��������� mounts each single grain of  dust separately, so as to make bouquets of flowers, fern leaves and butterflies hovering ground. This he  does in a space occupied by the  eighth' of an   inch. :���������'  ".hi another design he has a vase  of passion flowers, mado of upward  of Ave hundred grains of dust; and,  again, he has represented a pot of  fuchsias, with butterflies and birds,  in   three-sixteenths  of  a square inch.  The  Ibos orr  the* Niger.  Ivory anklets, often very heavy, are  only worn by the Ibo women oi|, wealth  and importance, but the mcta^anklets  .worn by others may be many pounds  in weight, and some of them wear .huge  brass plates, perhaps a foot in diameter, which, once fixed to tiio'^mkles,  are never removed"; The rncn 'wear _  -single strip of cOjtto'n cloth, but1 those  who come much-,Mir contact with the  Europeans arc now learning to wear  trousers. Theiri weapons are flintlocks, bows and spears, the latter both  for hurling a nil/ thrusting.  The huts are built of mud and matting and are quadrangular in shape.  The center is an,;,>opeii courtyard, at  one end of which is the apartment of  tho head of the house, while the wives  and family are accommodated in other  rooms on the right and left of thc  courtyard. There is no furniture or  ornament and .but a few household  utensils and weapons.���������All the Year  Round.          El ym o I offi enl.  "Well, there's one consolation." observed Mr.'Suburbs philosophically, as  he shooed his neighbor's hens over the  fence for the some hundredth time. "At  last I have discovered, why chickens  have crops in their, anatomy."  ���������"Why:" .asked  his wife curiously.  "Why not. with all the sot-els thoy  plant in themselves?" queried Mr.  Suburbs.  forts of the heated term. Avoid heat  producing foods, says' Cooking Club.  With good broad and butter, fruits"and  vegetables there is no need of overtaxing tho' system with meat and grease.  And do not overeat. Don't force the  appetite and overload the system. If  you do -not crave food there is something wrong with your general system, which requires something besides  food. At such times try fasting in a  limited degree! Put your stomach on  short rations, and give the machinery a  little rest. Appetite will take care of  itself if the general system is in good  condition. A good appetite is indicative  of good health.  An   Omnipresent -?������nl������sanoe.  Flies aro more detestable than mosquitoes. They mar whatever they  touch and do not possess the merit of  being sweet singers. A mosquito orchestra is not bad when one appreciates it. The desire of Mr. Fly to .settle  upon the whitest things in the house is  his worst fault. In fly communities  white shades are converted into dark  blue or bottle green ones before spring  is half over. The fly is tho only universal beast. It is tlie unwelcome companion of man in every quarter of the  globe and is equally at home in Alaska  and the great desert. A ship may leave  port without one on board, yet in mid-  ocean an unclean spot on deck will attract a swarm. The fly seems to be  born for the occasion.���������New York Press.  The star Canopus surpasses the sun  in brightness' by more than 10,000  times.  The equator of Mars is inclined to the  plane of its orbit about 25 degrees.  That of the earth is inclined 23 degree.  24 minutes. '  The different worlds of the solar family aro at different stages of their evolution. If thejmoon is a waif of the  past, Jupiter is a world of the future.  The electrical charge of the gaseous  ion is .00000000034 electrostatic units.  Tho number of molecules iu one cubic  centimeter of gas under standard conditions is 3.G multiplied by the nineteenth power of 10.  Such common substances as sugar,  glucose and chalk having.been found  to absorb sunlight all day and to give  it off in rays during the night, the discovery of some means for rendering  those rays useful in illuminating houses  at night with little expense seems a  possibility of the near future.  Ppi-ef.soiy   That.  "Braggshy���������I tell you I'm overworking. I am turning out an awful lot of  work just now.  Xocker���������That's just exactly the word  your employer used in describing your  present work.  People seldom improve when they  have no other model but themselves to  Dattcrn after.���������Goldsmith-  All   15c-   Received   ~iVu;i   Advice.  "Sir. I havo made up my mind to ask  you  for  the   hand   of your  daughter,  j  Will you give it to me?"'  i "Yon honor me, young man. but the  ont'y tiling I can at present give you is  a little advice. Never make up your  mind. Its existence is so extremely  doubtful that a.little makeup co:::plete������  ly disguises it."-   "** ' "~  '  Tire   Fne-e   of the   Iluler.  In England a subject if he wishes to  have a portrait of his majesty must  buy one. In France every peasant and  artisan is compelled to look upon that  of the president each time he votes at  an election or marries a wife or registers a birth In the mairie. -The first act  of the minister of the interior after the  election of a new president is to request  him to havo his portrait taken, that It  may be reproduced and exhibited in the  40,000 communes of France and Algeria.��������� London Chronicle.  IVorlil'st   Pnir  Motor   Chairs.  The roller chair of Chicago fame will  not be found at the St. Louis exposition. In its stead will be a light electric motor chair, said to be so simple in  its design that it can be easily guided  and managed. The most important feature is the guard rail on the sides of  tlie chair. This is .connected with the  operating mechanism and is so sensitive that the chair is brought to-a sudden standstill as soon as the guard rail ,  comes in contact with anything. '  Beiireled   "Women.  Bearded women have existed at all  periods of the world's history. Even  Herodotus, the "father of history,",  gives us an account of- one Pedasnes,  "who lived above I-Ialicarnassus," a  priestess of Minerva, whose chin regularly budded wilh a large beard whenever any great public calamity impended. Bartcl Caretji. a woman of Copenhagen,' had a beard reaching to her  waist. Charles XII. of Sweden had a  female grenadier in his army who possessed the beard as well as tho courage  of a man. Margaret, duchess of Austria and governess of the Netherlands,  had a large, wiry, stiff beard, of'which  she was very proud. Of late years  Albert, duke of Bavaria, reports having  had a young lady governess in hi3  household who was "the proud possessor of a very large black beard."  Freight   Curs.  The cost of a standard freight car is  .$"30 with wooden underwork and ���������$_.-  000 for steel -underfranie. The standard car is oO feet long, S by S^'feet inside measure. The capacity "is from  GO.000 to 100.000 pounds. Tho life is  from ten to twelve/years. The cost of  a standard locomotive is ?10.000 to $12.-  000; weight on wheels. 170.000 pounds;  tank capacity. (5.C0O gallons; coal binj  ten'to twenty tons capacity.  .,.-':"\ He   Reucl   Tt.  Poet-Has the editor read the poem 1  left here yesterday?-  ^.Office Boy-I think so, sir.  He's away  ..-- 'C / i    'I*-  Iff  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND,... C.  The "Russians are" awaking to the  fact that a less reckless deforesting  has -become absolutely imperative.  Their forest resources are not only  less than those of Sweden, but even  less than -those 01' Austna-Hungaiy  and of the United States. '  H_A^sg^_^^^_s**sS������^_*c  29 l1^- 8 _���������*   to a strictly commission firm���������Tht P  THOMPSON, SONS <5_ CO.  Write to-day for  rarl-iVula"  GRAIN   COfftrngSSHlN, MERCHANTS  vVT5 r_ r��������� (|_������<e_f=j_  L  A  )-���������  A GENERAL ITAVOIU-E ���������In e\ery  place where introduced J)r Thongs' I_e_-  lectric Oil has not laileei to establish a  reputation, showmn that the .sterling  qualities which it -iro-ose^ses are valued  everywhere when they become know-it Jt  is'irr general use in Canada, the West  Indies and .Australia as a household  medicine arid , the deui-u-d lor 10 each  vorir shows-'that jit is a favorite %\here-  ever���������used.' < ���������  '  A -r. ;        ���������     '  Self-important-men seldom get out  'of;-the wage-working  class.  /- -������������������~������������������������������������������������������~���������-���������_���������  Mother   Graves'   Worm  "Exterminator  i*5  pleasant    to   take :   suri-* "and   ellee-tuexl   in  'destroyrng   worm'-.   _lany   have   tried     it  with ^ best   results i  ','What' supports, the sun'-in thc  heavens^?" asked the" country school  teacher.  ' ���������  "Why,/ its beams, of course." , replied'a precocious youngster. ''  Dp. Agnew's Cure forth������ Heart  acts directly and quickly, stimulates the  heart's   action, <��������� stops    most acute  pain,  ' dispels 'all signs ol* weakness, fluttcrinij;,  sinking, -suiothering, or palpitation. This  wonderful cure is tho sturdy ship which  carries   the   heart-sick" patient   into      tho  . haven,   of    radiant    anel    perfect   health.  * Gives relief "in most acute forms of heart  'diseasoin 30 minutes.���������11.,'*'      '  Do You Want  SOME ONE TO  HANDLE YOUR SHIPMENTS  TO CONSIGN   YOUR GRAIN  TO A RELIABLE  FIRM  PROMPT SERVICE AND   CAREFUL 'ATTENTION      ���������  If so, the undersigned wants your business and will endeavor to-give satisfaction*  Cash, advanced on consignments.     "Reference:   Union Bank of ,Canada% L <  The oldest established Grain Commission    _u_ju,     '      jii-Ul   ���������__-~ _��������� ���������__. m m  _-r  Merchant in "Winnipeg. __*������*������ ______ I___5 | _f%H H^T  Grain   Exchange,   Winnipeg.   r      ������*.fi_���������-     <oau& Br-- B H ~_ H-^  HOW CANADA GROWS.  sotn  '���������When.'1 sugar pricey are low, German  farmers /can , hereafter .utilize'   their  *crpps1more profitably by  drying  the  /.'beets for u.se as ,cattle feed.    Experi-  /riments havot shown this method "to be  !', -feasible,'*-and 'tho"'dried  beets  can be,  1 easilyJstored.    . .   i '   "fi'  "', , -���������__���������������������������������������������-��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ^  TakO   OnO of Dr. Agnew's Liver,Pills  ".'after  dinner. Mt rwill    promote "digestie-m  '   and   overcome <��������� any <evili effects ' of t  too  hearty eating.    Safe, prompt 'actiye.pain-  less   and   pleasant.   This   effective  pill   is   supplanting < ail   the    old  nauseous   purgatives.i 40' doses.  little  school  10c���������13.  /^In honor of the King's, Visit Dublin  washed, its statues of, Dan O'Connell  and Henry Grattan.   ''     .  %,  .  s>  Immigration   for   tlio'Vcar    Ended  June' _JC3'oird--AU Pree-eUoiit.  Mr'. Smart, Canadian-Deputy Minister of the Interior, lias compiled a  statement of the arrivals of,"immigrants for Ihe fiscal year ending June  oOth, which''places the total lor the  year at 3 24.,638. lie thinks that this  number will probably be added to  slightly when tho, returns arc completed. The showing is certainly' a  marvellous one, both itt regard to-  the number who have landed in Canada, to become actual residents and  those who have taken up lands m  Manitoba and tho Northwest Terri-  'tories,  ' The arrivals for the month of June  are given as follows: United States,  7,930; British' Isles," 6,430;. continent; 6,154. Total for ^ June, 1903,  20,532.        .,  ,  The    ^statement     for  months, ending  June is  -United  States,-44.,9S0;  To  Let, the Public Know Dodd's  Kidney Pills Cured Him.  the 'twelve  as follows :'  British Isles,  <*  \ Gentlemen,-  .a',yci'y'. steep1  -'.While     driving     down  hill last    August     my  horse* j stumbled and fell, cutting himself -fearfully about the - head . and  body.' T used MINARD'S LINIMENT  freely 'on him- and. in'a'few days <he  was,as well as ever ��������� -  -(    _". B'. A.BEAUCI1EMTN.  i.   Sherb'rooke.     '_<���������,.-  \  <���������  T'or  softemrig water foi; -bathing-  purpose& nothing is better thah:*oat-  meal. Place a small ciuantitv-.^in < a  cheesecloth   or  muslm  bag.   place *in  thc  water  foi  squeeze   and  a  minute  or  remove.   Thc  two M hen  oatmeal  must be renew ed*(-e\ ery few days.  Nervousness^ Dyspepsia, Bndi-  gestiOCly   a ad kindred ailments, take wings  before the healing tiuahtie--- of South American Nervine Thomas Ifoskins. of Durham, Ont, took hrs preacher's ad\ rce,  followed directions and was cured permanently of tho worst form ot Mervou*!  Prostration and Dyspepsia. lie has recommended it to others with aratifying  results.    It's   a   great  nerve   builder.���������12.  A carpet industry was started a  few years ago in a poor district in  Donegal, and commencing with a  dozen women workers, it has grown  to such' an extent that' it now finds  employment for several hundred people. The carpets arc hand-made, alter the Turkish and Parisian fashion,  in Mosaics  of small -wooden Squares.  Weak Hearts, Weak Blood  Weak Nerves  RELIEF IN 30 MINUTES.  Dr. Agnew's Cure for tho heart never  fails to cure the heart and nerves and to  ���������nrich the blood. It relieves in 30 minutes. It is a beacon lrght to lead you  back to health. W. II. Mussclman, of  (r. A. R.. Weisspoit, Pa., says : " Two  bottles of Dr. Agnew's Heart Cure entirely cured mo of heart palpitation and  extreme nervousness. Its value can not  be   estimated."   Sold  by   all  druggists.  Dr.    Agaew's    Ointment    relieves  and tetter la a dny, 35c.  eczema  5  It isn't what a man does't possess  that makes hint poor, but rather  .what .ho wants.: .; -  ''.. No person is so .punctual..'when it-  comes; to keeping appointments as  bill-'collectors'"*';' "       -  E������mD~CVUWM  ������������.-������������u'���������*.__\���������������J������I������  IW.I >---l������������������������I  There are very few cleansing operations in v/hich Sunlight  Soap cannot be used to advantage. It makes the home bright  and clean. IB  41,787;       continent,   37,S91.     Total,  124,658:  The returns ,for 1S99' gave the arrivals as<follows:, United States, 11,-  .945; British^Isies," 10,660; continent,  21,938. ' Making a total of 44,543.    <  In 1901   those arrivals were recorded;   United   States, , 17,987;     British  'Isles, 11,810; continent, l9,352.-Tot7  .al, _9,149.'           -! A  '' In 1902 these arrived from the  United States,- 26,388; British Isles,  17,259; .continent, 23,732. Total,'  67.379.                                 -v '  ' The  total  increase  for  1903 ���������r over  1902 is 57,279/ Tho    increase? from  the United  States  is 70    per    cent.;  from the British Isles 140 percent.;  and* from thcvcontinent 60 per   cent.  ,The homestead entries show   even    a  'greater- average    increase    than' the  total arrivals,  the -number    for    then  fiscal year ending June 30th running,  up to  31,343.    In  1896, the    entries-  numbored  1,857,  im-1897  2,381,     in  '_898M_,8-S;''in 1899V 6,689, }n 1900>  7,426.     in 1901    8,367. and   in 1902'  "���������14,633.  'The'incroase   ,in" 1903-   over  rl 902 ..was 16.710.     . '_'  e, > . . ������ 'i ^  -'   <��������� Tha __nu ������>f l'roini������e.  Rejv. Canon Welch, of St. James'  Cathedral', Toronto, speaking" at the  tii.nniai; Foreign "Missions Festival  in'London, Eug . on July' 2," thus  spoke  of  Canada: .  1 Here',ho said,is a virgin land of vast  'oxtent, awaiting the settler; millions  and millions of at present unbroken  -prairie will in time rustle with golden grain. Though the population  is as yet scarce, thc movement has  set in, and will continue until it has  'peopled ,the broad plains. -It is thc  modern land of promise, and, comparing .it with Canaan of old, he  quoted: ''A land wherein thou shalt  eat ,bread without scarceness, thou  shalt not lack anything in it; a land  whose stones are iron and out of  whose lulls thou mayest dig brass "  Yes, a land of- promise, indeed, and  in it lay the great opportunity of  ihe Church, such an apportunity as  had never been and as would never  recur. Twenty-five thousand immigrants were pouring in each month���������  Knglish, Scotch, Americans and foreigners���������wero, these to be left to  themselves, or was it not the plain  duty of the Anglican Church in Canada to gather them into her fold?  "And now," he concluded, "I am  not asking for financial help. It Is  mon that"wo want: Englishmen, not  to preach to Canadians, but to minister lo the English settlers of this  generation until they and their chil-  elien shall become absorbed in the  Canadian nationality. It is these  people, leaving English shores, who  will make Canada the granary* of the  Empire; let us not bo backward m  tendering thorn the bread of life."  Ho-  the   Orient  Gets  Itm Flo-ar.  "Two women shall be grinding at the  mill." In the east the day's supply of  meal is ground each morning by two  women, who sit opposite each other on  a large, clean cloth, with the small  millstones between them. They push  the upper stone around and around by  means of a stick standing upright in a  hole in one side, both women holding  it.   They usually sing as they grind,  To  Match-  Knippe���������Why - did Johnson hire all  Buch portly people for his servants?  Tucque-'-He says that his wife insisted upon having them like that, so they  would match her new heavy dining  room furniture.���������Syracuse Herald.  Has His X-mit.  De Tan que���������Guzzler is a pretty  steady drinker, isn't he?  O'Soque���������Yes, up to a certain'point,  and then he becomes unsteady.���������Philadelphia Record.  Filling: an Aching: Void.  Kurious���������Why did he insist upon  posing with his hands in his pockets?  Viktim���������Because, as I found out later, he had nothing else to put in them.  John Fletcher had Lnrr������Ir_g������ and Kidney  Dl~e_se nnd Could Get no  Kollef Till  lie Tried tho Great Kidney Remedy.   ,  i  Granton, Sept'. 21.���������(Special)���������'* I  am glad -to let' tho public know that  Dodd's ' Kidney Pills cured mo of  Lumbago andr I am ���������'��������� now perfectly  sound."  These are the 'words of John Fletcher, a well-known' resident of this  village, and similar tributes to' the'J  great Canadian Kidney l-emedy can  be heard on every'side.  '"I had been troubled n for a year  with Lumba'go and Kidney Troubles,','  Mr. Fletcher continued,' when asked  for particulars.- ''My urine was of a  very bad color and 1 ,could get nothing *to helpp-me. 1 consulted,the best  doctors' in Granton and St.. Mary's,  but got no relief. Finally I bought  a-box1 of *, Dodd's Kidney Pills and  commenced' taking them. ,They helped 'me almost from tthe first, and I  was,soon completely  cured."  'It^is cures of this kind .that have  given���������Dodd's Kidney Pills their popularity. You can't find a neighborhood in Canada where Dodd's Kidney Pills are not known by their,  cures. If the disease is of the Kidneys or from the Kidneys, Dodd's  Kidney Pills never fail to cure' it--"  c, ���������������������������������������������   ���������������������������������������������>_���������  ������������������  -A little( girl, aged nine,' called her  '.father-to, her bedside the other "evening.t '"'Papa,'4 .said the .little diplomat, ��������� "I' want v to ask your advico."  "Well, niy dear, what'is* it'about ?"  "What do you think, it would be best  jto'-give me on;my ,birthday ?"    -  THEY ARE A JPOWEKFUL NERVINE.  Dyspepsia. cau_es derangement ol -the  nervous system, and nervous debility  onco engendered is'difficult to deal with.  There are ���������many . testimonials as-to the  efheacy of Parmelee's Vegetable Pills in  treatmj-r this disorder, showing that thev  never fail to produce erood results Bv  srivinc proper tone to the digestive or-  sran������, they . re>tore equilibrium to tbe  nerve  centres  The  best time to drink water or  other liquids-in .quantity is on rising, an hour and a halt before luncheon and dinner, and half an hour before  letiring.  Ir attacked with choiera or summer  complaint o! any kind send at once for  a bottle of Dr J. D Kelloire's Dysentery Cordial and use it according to di-  rectron3 It works with wonderful' rapid-  lty in subduing that dreadful- disease  that weakens the strongest man and  that destroys, the voung and delicate  those who have used this cholera medi-  lcine say it acts promptly- and  tails  to  eQect  a thorough cure  never  An     orphan     asylum    at' Moscow,  which  was founded by  Catherine II..  supported   by   a  flax     on   playmg-  1S  cards.  ENCLISH SPAVIN LINIMENT  Removes all hard, soft* or calloused  lumps and blemishes from horses, blood  spavin, curbs, splints, ringbone. Sweeney,  stifles, sprains; cures sore and swoollen  throat, coughs, etc. Save $50 by the  use of one bottle. Warranted the most  wonderful Blemish Cure ever known.  Sold bv all druggists.  Put a metal spoon or fork in a  glass or china dish before pouring  hot water into it. The metal conducts the heat away, and the dish  ���������a ill  not crack so readily.  m -  o  9  Sr  o I  _���������'  e  o'  ������'  o  i>  o  ������  ������  e>  ���������>' ..  ��������� ���������  9  m  .  e   '  o  e  e  er  o  Si  __������������������  ������.  POSITIVELY CURES  : Heuralgiia ..;:  Lumbaga  BacKacho   .  Sea���������tic���������  Sprains  ' ������������������Bruises       ---^ '"-.'  Sorbnestl  Stiffr_������s������-  o  o  o  e  ������  e  ,������  o  ������  '������  "_  'CI  *  THE  BODEBT  OOMPAKY,  U_iTCO  H. H. Fudger, President.    J. Wood, Manager.  GRANTON MAN  speaks our.  Qur Fall and Winter Catalogue.  Send us 3'-our full name and "address, plainly writ-ten, and we  will be pleased to send you in return a copy of our handsomely  illustrated Fall and Winter Catalogue, just issued and now ready  for mailing. _To 'home in Canada should be without Simpson's  Catalogue. It is a-text book for Canadian retail buyers'the Dominion over.    It is yows for the asking. , Write for it. ' '   ,  f i  Two Mail Order, Specials.  Black  TafTeta    Silk   Belt,    hemstitched  and corded,   oxidized   buckle, special __c  Black Taffeta Silk Belt,' hemstitched  and corded, trimmed with buttons at  back, pretty   oxidized buckle.special. 50c  ADDRESS,  COMPANY  LIMITED  TORONTO, ONT.  ,DEPT. N. W.T. .  11>-  ���������.���������Pinto'���������*' SKell Cordovan  is tlie^touerliest and best������  leather' ever tanned' for- "-v  - .    'r s        *:''���������������"������<  . mitts' and gloves.-  It is -  ,;  ' . l\. ' ;���������      ^ . v-;  ' boif and scorcli proof��������� - ���������  / V ;        "   A-., ,>        :   A  has no oil to draw cold or.  get stiff���������is :\vind proof, :  tear proof, wet proof, -  is ��������� always soft,' dry, A  /v/arin. Iron-like wear ,"���������  ���������handsome appearance*  . >        ������������������ ' t* /  ��������� economical. - "None  genuine-unless stamped'  and  with- this   brand.  -(���������-  j    - -  '-A. ::>.  -?<*-'r  "r" i'  ^'r -,!-.--, v,  ^:,i  i-'A  ?>  <(Pinto -Shell' Cordovan  Sold by all leading ^dealers in Manitoba'; N. W.  Territories and British  Columbia. v>       . '  H. B. K. Duck Jackets  and Coats  for wear, comfort, and  convenience.     Built to  keep out'-cold and'keep  warmth-in.   Made for the  hardest, roughest kind of  wear.    Lined with lambskin with the wool on and  with, Mackinaw Woolen-  made of Duckj Corduroy  or Leather.   Leather j ack-  ets  made  reversible.  Wide collars, unrippable  seams, strong pockets.  Every  garment branded with  this  brand.  Soldby all leading dealers in Manitoba, N. W.  Territories and British  Columbia.  O_.c-so__  Bay  l_.__itti_i^ Co.  MONTREAL WINNIPEG  (.-������  -Vi  _ AKTJi  v J>s   (^  T            j  U",.Vl  t    ^  li  -A'P  l'               tt  -sr   _i-l���������^���������,,  _,            \  vrx??  xMX/xtaaBSBaurt  TVjFKT*^rMTnMjjMi.im������M.miu*wmwtL*rm*i*rKwrn*  ���������^������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������_0������������00������0_^^>^<>^*A**4*****#4^  ��������� A.?���������:   VO������-������    BUILDING  7  t  DDY'S SIPERVIOui"  "Tin���������������  __������_-s������������������_  E_.i_iiI������_lii-������__  HEATHSNG  t  ���������  Paper Made.  It is very much stronger and. thicker than any other (tarred or building) paper. It is impervious to wind, keeps out cold, keepa in heat, carries no "emell or odor,'absorbs no moisture, imparts no taste'or tlavor to  anythiflg with which it COrnes in contact; It is larprely used not only" for  sheeting tDUfjea. "but for lioinfr cold storape buildinps, refrigerators, dairies, creamferfes, and all places -where the object is to keep an even and  uniform temperature,  and Mt the same time avoiding dampness.  Write our Agents, TEES & PERSSE, Winnipeg, for samples.  The E. B. EDDY CO., Limited, HULL.  ���������  ��������� '  ���������  .   An overdose of the good things  of  life is apt to make men pessimistic.  Minard's Liniment Cores Burns, etc.  ������ ������ ������"_"������_ e ������ 90 9 D 0 6-'- 0 S"ft"f> 0 06 9 0 9  Gambling among American workmen is almost unknown as compared  with the same evil in Great Britain  says the Mosely commissioners.  Some people have a  great  deal  ol*  pride,  and nothing back of  it.  Why rro lirnpinrr and whininjr about  your corns, when a 25-cent bottle of  Holloway's Corn Cure will remove thern".'  Give it a trial, arrd you will    not recrret, it.  w. r*_- \J. rao -*���������_. rr. ������rf'-fM; i-_j__ij_.fii���������_i- -  ������. ������������������������ Ji*Jii?a_-ri_5r;% - v  !j-*-_-*" *-_-���������-���������-_*���������** ������������__. Jr_i-vJr-T-*-/_  ���������4r_^'*-i_.__CJ__:_r_J__xw'-^!^iViC.  >_X_33__*Ji> i-������l_*.X__~^*������J  ISSUED .EVERY TUWPDAY.  w'o * ��������������� iption $2. oo a year,  m, 36.. Hnberson, BDitor.. -  tf-f Advertisers who -want their ad  changed, should sec copy m by  9 a.m.. day before issue.  . ���������_��������������� ������������������ ���������    .������������������...     ���������    ������������������ ��������� ������������������ " ���������-���������������������������       ���������������������������  The Editor will not be responsible for the  views, sentiments, or any errors of composition of letter correspondents.  Job "Work, Strictly C, O. D.  '* Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  ���������'    The election of Chas. Wilson, the  ������* .    , .   "  ,   new Attorney-General, by tlie hand-  equie tnnjority'of 946 last Wednee-  .. day, proves betu-r than'anything  : else" that" ' he confidence in' _���������"< r Mc-  ;  Bride's government is strong.   The  . result was uiOfet' fuiprising to certain: ' sanguine opponents of the  Conservative party, who anticipated  wi.ether confidently or not cannot  be 'said," that ihe Attorney-General's  defeat in tlie bye .olection was cer-  j ^     ��������� * i  tain.    However, the great majority  * - ���������*-  - of  vo ers, throughout the country  -,-_retir_d.of elections,and in vievv ������f  this fact,' the elepfete<fr the min,is-  I   r i. ���������* ' *���������   t   *#  . 'J'er. shows' that the'Vancouver elec-  tors, at least, are willirfg and ready  to see the  reins   held'in  Mr  Mc-  /Br de's capable hands for the nt-xt  .four years. ������ ���������  ���������BSaw^-SJ-*W* _^������Mdr_~* ��������� ��������� 'WOM '!_?  THE LATE FUNERALS  Cure Vy.t-he p-oper authorities in-  the matter of boilers-; .engines and  'machinery, is commendable, but  ii'  \.       .        ���������'   .,���������,,- -       '.���������������������������' .   i  yd--e8 seem tow* sLretching things a  little wh*-n the Act includes" little-  3 ii.p engines used about farn.s to  ,.,..-,       ..-������������������������������������-    <   . *  '"chop" feed, run   the separator, &o.,  " a;Vd the engineers of same., . Mr A.  .,.'-���������] -    ������������������'',      ���������"*<-    ���������;.' ���������><���������'"'*���������'  UrquHart "has just returned from  J jVassing 'ja compulsory examination  in VaViqouver, a trip;which' cost  Mm nearly as much money as the  little "coffee mill;" "as He describes  his"engine, did, '-- Following -is a  copy of the notice bent, to Mr  IJrqnhart, and which he was obliged  to obey1,"or be liable to prosecution  if- he ran his engme, without obtaining a o_flifi__te������  Office of th������ Chief Inspector,   ,  ���������   of Steam Boilers and Machinery,  .' -'New Westminster, Nov1. 9, '03.  , Re Engineers! Examination. t -   "  '*  Sir,���������I have the honour   to  inform  you  that  your  application   to   be examined for  fourth class engineers' certificate   has  been  received and that your qualification!- appear ->  7e__*__\._it_factory,  ?An examination will be held in Room 23,  _t*10_.m.,   Fairfield Building, Vancouver-;  commencing on the 16th day of November,  1903.    If you intend to present yourself for  examination please reply by return mail, so  that a place may be reserved for you.  I have the honour to be.  Sir,  Your" obedient Servant,  ,   .    ���������- : Joh_t Pkaoy,  (Jhiet Iuspt.  To A. Urquhart, E.q.,  ,   '   co Urquh .rt's Mills, Ld.,  Vancouver.  According to the Act, any person  running' an engine of over 2 h.p.  must hold a certificite, or be liable  to avfine. Surely this is drawing  too fine a line on the system. It  would be well if the Government  would take',the matter under consideration for the'benefit of farmers  and the like.  The MagnetCast Store .is Felling  off"GTa'Ssware, Crockery/Tinwrre,  S������iaj-, etc.," cheap,..'this month,, to  make-room-'for Xriias'Goods'.  Mr P. Kyan was badly injured by  a kick from a horse at No.. 7 slope  Friday.  Don't forget to call at the Comox  Bakery.and Conxe������t-ioiiery xq.r your  Candy and Cakes, or any little  thing that ypu may choose.  . Death  of Mrs  S   F. Crawford.  - By the death of Mrs Crawford on  November 18th, another of the old  settlers has been removed. The late  Mrs Crawford was born near-Am-  herst, N.S, and was the eldest  daughter of Samuel Stillman','Esq.  She was married to S. F. Crawford  on June 21st, 1853. After a residence of  11 \ears near Woodstock.  N.B.' she came with the family to  '   .-     ���������    ' '.    .  *     {      '-   A  California in <1866, and to Comox  -   '* .  on the 10th February, 18i2, where  she live'd until the time of,���������.her  death; When she settled in Comox  there were just nine women in the  district���������1Mrs Oliver Duncan now  being the only one of Jthat numler  left. Mrs Crawford was noted .for  her many acts of charity and benevolence to those less hie sed than  i\ --   - r  she with this world's necessaries;  and her many.kind deeds will riot  soon be forgotten. Her death was  tbe result of an accident-which oc--  curred over four: years ago when  ' she'was thrown from a carriageand"  ������,    , ".'n;'.   "���������*'   ''    ���������       <' i  had her collar bone broken    Short-,  ly after she w-������s, paralysed on the  left side, which, with other compli--  cations, closed  her life.,   ' The de-  ceased leaves' one son,   Mr  Byron:  Crawford, and a daughter, besidesa  huinber of grand-children arid-great  grand- children, to mourn her loss.  Tne funeral took place on Fridav-to  -  ���������- '    y   c ' "'"'   y y - ', '���������;  the cemetery "at Sandy/ick, a^d^was  i,-    ------  -- -  one'of the largest ever seen in'the  district.    The. pall-bei'rer- were all  oid timers���������Me'ssrs , Mundell,   Sal.- .  ���������"-  'mond', McKelvey,1 T. and J, JPiercy  and Eric Duncan.    ;, .  Last Rites.  The funeral of the late John R.   ;  Beikeley took   place on  Saturday  fro"m the late residence of the cle-  -.,-,,-���������-��������� r". >'     . -* i  " - .  ceased under the direction of Hiram  > ��������� .  ., ,"   -  Lodge, A F.' & A.M., of Courti-ey,  of which the^deceased was Worship-  ful Master at the time of his very  sudden death in Nanaimo. Cumberland Lodge, A.F. & A.M joined  , the sister lodge in the ceremonies,  which were conducted< with the  usual Masonic solemnity and im-  pie^siveness.   The pall-bearers were,  LV A. "Mounce,  John Baird,   John  . - .,    -      ���������- ' ���������  Williams/Thomas Cairns, Thomas  Beckentell. and W. A. Matthewson,  aH'Past-Ma.-teis of the Older, and  the remains were conveyed to the  Presbyterian cemetety at Sandr  wick, where the last solemn ritts  weie performed. The deceased who  had lived in any yea is in Comox ,  Valley, had been district road-  master for some years. He was of  unfailing good nature, and always  willing to help a friend, and his  kindly face will long be missed in  the district. He leaves a wife, a  .sister.of Mrs McPhee and of the  Piercy brothers, and several child-,  ren, some now well reaching .man's,  and woman's estate, who have the  earnest sympathy of all in their.,  affliction. l  Crawford���������At Sand^i'-k, B.C., on  '   November < 18th,    Elizabeth    Br,  wife of^Samuel F. ���������Crawford, aged  71 years,. ',  Mother', hands are^weary;  Fold them on her breast;  Dear old hands so feeble,  They have earned their rest!  God is waiting for her,  And he understands  All the work for others  ' Done by-mother's hands.  By-what has been termed ''knife-  arid-fork surgery," Koeing of Berlin., seeks' to avoid risk of -infecting  wounds by "the hands. "Even in  - appendicitis/ special instruments,  thoioughly sterilized, have.enabled  him to perform the entire operation"  without touching the .hands-to-the  tissues. ���������'--,- rs - ' :' ' *" ,���������"���������'������������������ ���������  ������        -      ���������~r~"~~~���������~~~*���������**"  NOTICE  IS   HEREBY GIVEN that;  the uuJeruoted have made ap'plica-.  tion   for Hotel Licenses under the-  provisions -of the,*Statutes in  that>  -, behalf :���������       ?    ."-       "    '    f      .'  ' -" RenbVals. "       V  ' Geo. G. "McDonald^ Eli.. Hotel, Comp^^  Saoiucl^J. Cliffe, Lorne.Hut������_t.,Uomox;- U.  Grant, Riverside Hotel, Courtuej;.'JohnH. ^  Piket, Spring.Inn .Hotel, Comox-Road; Geo',  Howe, .Nelson Hott/U.iion Bay';"John*  Humphrey, WnUrbu Hotel, Uuion B_y;-  Peter McDonald, ' Wftverley Hotel, "Shoal  Bay; H. C. and A. JJull, Heriot i_ty Hotel,.  Valdc_ Island V;Moae������ C ' Irela-d,' ^Bold,  Point Hotel, Valdez Island; Chas. Thuhu, <  Malaspina Hotel, Lund.'   '    ' ,  -" ���������",      ������������������     .  .'N_w Licenses.  '    .'   y  Emerssn  Hauuau,   Willows Hotel, '.Wil-  low Point;    -William ,Meyer,   Hardy Bay  Hotelf"H'ardx Wy. A *' \ "*'   -  .  *��������� ,        ���������    - ���������;..-?*-<-   . '-_.-- "  * '   /  '  The Board #f Licenoe^Commissioners will '���������  . rjieet'- to conmd_r.,th__above'applications on  Tuesday, t_erlosh Deceuiber, at Oue o'clock  p.m., at the Couri-hoiwe, Couiox.   .,. . ,,-  lj ,. JOHN THOMSON,    ���������    *  5- ^"i.Chiei'Liceiice Iuspectdr,-'  ���������' ,'        , .   ������>   Comox 'Licence District.":  Cumberland,^���������P-tw;.'*^.    .      "' ' ", '    "~  i".     24th November, 1903.    * '.' '    ,  WANTED -employment at Gardening  or, can lake ihe-manageinent of *.a farm  by a;' competent, ;m������4n,-'.wiih- over 'fhirty  - years e_perience.-in':sci^ls.of th'e-best Horticultural and Agricultural establishments  in Europe..-, Orcbard-Sruit TrecS a specialty.. Can-be well .recommended.���������Address, " Agricolo,"-Gtiijiberland News. ...  __MH���������BMH------_----_--l~���������������������������������������������iM^**������������������__������������������___���������i������������������������������������Mi_M_M~A_  STRAYED,  On my premises, near Courtney, 5 Hogs.  ', Owner 'can have same ^by paying 4**.m-  !ages and expenses. ������������������  John A. Munro.  ;������������������:--���������     - ��������� ���������     ;    '���������''  ;* We sell Force, Malt��������� Vita, Shred ,  "ded: Wheat" Biscuits,- Gra:pe Nuts,  and   Po--tums" Cereal^ Mixture.���������  Stanley-'H.* Riggs. '*-���������*.'     - "       /-  1      ,   ' ''ii" '>  Handsome Gups and-Saucers at  the^Magnet 0ash'Stpre,$1.2U a dbz.s  To Cure a Cold ii?,One .Day, tajce ���������  Laxative B'romo Quinine  Titblets,  All   druggists refhnd the money if  i it fails to cure.    E. W. Grove's signature is on each box.    26c.    -  52t     14 1 08  FOR     SALE  ���������_���������_������������������������    j _/    ���������*  One new Mil oh-Cow and Calf.���������  Apply, Mrs Mil let t, Comox Bay.  FOR   SALE.  One Pure Bred Berkshire Pedigree  , Boar, 8 moriths o&��������� A. Urquhart,  Courtefiay, B.C.-'���������     '      .,  Sp?nd  $1 at Cheap John's, 'and  guess what time the watch will stop:  On  STRAYED  my  premises,   a   -Red   Heifer.  -O-vncr can have same by proving  property aud paying damages and  expenses,  N. '"���������Harvey.  RAMsymyy  'V\;'Shropshir������:'V;'.'fta'i^'^'''"'''A'  Pure bred,,"arid "High-grade Shear-  lie!g������ and Ram .Lambs. Good  Stock at Lpw..%i.ees. -  -  '    GEO.   HEATHERBELL, .  Hornby Island^;-,,,- ^���������(^:  FOUND '.'StRAYfCD ��������� .  A Spaniel DOG���������Owner may have same  byidemifying, and p.iying for this advertisement.    Apply, this Office. .  Cold ^forage:  Air   Dry  .System.  Our   facilities   for   Sioring   Perishable   Articles   are   m.w  complete.      .Eggs,   Butter,   Game,   Fowl   and    Meats   of  ���������    kinds Stored at  Reasonable   Rates ���������...--   $10  REWARD will be paid fe.r information'leading to the .conviction of persons appropriating or destroying our Beer Keg_  UNION   BREWING CO.,Ltd.  ���������i     "' A, ->'.',        -       '     ���������   .        *'.,'  Phone   27. ' ''' -   BUNSMUIR STREET P. O. Drawer    45  man  JP li o t ograpbi  -,   ; '    .  O^"  LOCAL1' X__ST_?_I!3^___SrP  Negative Plates, and Films Developed.  Photo   Printing-  done  on   Develop.rg   and  P. O.  Papers.. . v ,   . -i  Photo'Supplies of all kinds.  ' '���������        *-.  Use of Dark Room for Amateurs  ^ * ,\ * , <��������� . r ���������     , .-.<}.- r - r  '-, - ^ ������      r--  NK.WS. PUBLISHING CO. \  P Ji o t i^g r a ������ hn  ���������j i ^������������������-^ - _       - ______  1  F :YOU'^A^T A.NffHi/N'C  I   Skll   for. Less   than *������YogL-Can v Buy    East  -j SILVERWARE, -FANCY MANTEL CLOCKS,' ROGERS FLATWARE  LADIES' GOLD-FILLED WATCHES as low as _. .AA. $7.50  LADIES' SOLID GOLD WATCHES-as low as.: *. >  .':-$J5.o6 r  ' All Parchas^e Engraved while you  wait���������Free.  P.  STODDART,  ������  ���������'������������������    CUMBERLAND 'B.C.  PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER,  NOTICE IS HEREBY -GIVEN that  in Sixty days after date I intend to rnake  application to the Lands and Works Department to purchase the following described parcel of land, situated about half  a mile from the town of Haielton, Skeena  River, commencing at a post planted at  the North West corner of Lnt No, 34  (thirty-four), thence North forty chains  along the Eastern bound.iry of the Hazel-  ton Indian Reserve, thence East 40  chains, thence South 40 chains, to the  North East corner of Lot 34, thence  West .40 chains, to point o������ commencement.  R. S. Sargent.  Dated 26th September,-1903.      :    -  New  Stock  -. - x ��������� -       ��������� - ,  ���������;     .   -  OF��������� <  r> \      . -        *"  . '  LATEST       PATTERNS  . Suitings For Gents,  ���������and���������  Costumes for Ladies.  Land Registry Act.  .:   IN THE MATTER of an application  .for a duplicate of the Certificate of Title  to -Lot Three (3) Block One (1) of-Section '  One (1)^Map 241) Ceimox District.  flVT OTICE is hereby given that it is my  I intention at the expiration   of. one  month from the fir_t'publication   hereof,  to issue a duplicate bf the Certificate  of  Title to the  above  land.issued to John  Leahy on   the  20th  day; of,. November  1'89[,'and numbered 13018a. -  ':  A ���������:���������. '-.,"   S. Y'.WOOTTON,  Registrar-General...  Land Registry Office, Victoria, B.C.  13th .October, .19.03.;   ��������� . ���������-.  '  ) '' ' ��������� ������������������������������������___r_r__r_m_~r_r~~~'  -   While   at   the   Bay   call   at/.the..  Conr-x  B.kery' and ���������Conf^clioileii-y '  for   first-class   Bread, ; Cakes  and  ���������  Candy.  A . , -- .-���������...::,,;;:-.i>*y+:.  T H CAREY,     .'  Ladies <fe Gents Tailor  Dunsnmir Ave., CumlierlaiKl  IIII  AND  X  Eley's Loaded Shells. >"   .'    ���������    V  S_ells Loaded ;to order.  A large and complete stock of Bifie  Ammunition at      ��������� ���������.-.���������-.���������'���������.j  The   BIG  STORE  Simon Leiser* & Go., Ltd.  -   ���������--CUMBERLAND;-.   '"      / :'-;  -, ;m  wi  *.  ji^u

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