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 51  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,^$. C   WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER 2, 1961.  f s  />' i    >  i  ACCESS  _        r    ���������>   . ���������������  Our Sale has  been a decided Success.  < ^ It is still idh, arid   '   -  -���������* ^v. <  WIREMWS  '    r >.    J_  EXPLOSION AT EXTENSION.  r '11  <    J-  9     <  *    ',  v.  BARGAINS  NewtYork/ gept. J26���������In,the Cup  Race today, owing to' light winds,  race yim.it declared 5ofi\ yachts ' not  finishing inside time limit. / - ./--  '��������� Winnipeg, 26���������Duke of York ar-  \ Are.,5tilL,to be had.     ;  On Saturday next the 2ist inst., we will  offer'the following'special lines:. .    ;- ;  IM"\i't .About 5obtpairs dLLaqies Shbesi V vrJ|J  \mj>}JbQuantity, of.  Ladies , and   Children's am&  t^*'^*',    JKhtfted Underwear;       -,   -v*  -\ .-i> /Meas ^nol. "Boys^ClbthinK, <'  ,*-' -' 'V'-Doysow.eaters. ^   ,  rived here today.  /*  f New York,j2^h-^Ctolgoiz ten-  fenced to electrocution in the week  "in, "        <���������  beginning Oct. 28th.  Nf w York.C28���������Columka   won  ftodar^y 85 seconds. fi ; J-1;;,,   ^  Newe was received here yesterday  j morning of another frightful dieaf v  ter at Extension.' "^STineteen Vwen  r '-. ��������� "<**W>7       ������������������        ������������,������., ' , '���������'  are ei*ttomoed and tW^of the mines -  .areon fire.*', The names ,of, Robert'i  ^ HamiUon, W. Pollock.'W.  Patter-  son,;are    given  -out     as   ,being  among the   unfortunates; ' These,  are all old residents-of   this "place/  and have large faroiles. .'   -  GAME   PROTECTIVE  AS80CIA-  TION.  <  1,  ������������������ -  ���������'  }~  A BRUTAL WIFE BEATBR.  a     1      i  ���������_'  <���������_-  BATH OF BOBBIE BOBEBTSOBT.  ,* " ��������� \ri-' >*"   ������' ;   -   '" *���������������,-,. '���������> ^ 5, A - ������������������  15 1   * -A ���������* , 1 .     . ������-    o ,' *���������������*.������    *  News has been  received of "the.  FOR PARTICULARS SEE HANDBILLS.  YM* *��������� ,;' '.'FOR PARTICULAR  RV>kff    1 r^ -        fi*31 f J  ^-3H' r ir v      ^!,J j-        ������    -������-*^*j.^iJSi     ,    ��������� . ^  ���������������77 C7.77. Tk&yBJG}  5 a  t  '," .c j"  ::'.:-:. Tk^Biw - ������to ������ _?: :���������:.:.  IS  - *_Hi  *.   iMF7_r *_. i^i 1 **  health.  rHe 86riw time a^o had antatttf^  of rheumatic : f^vtr, very trevaiertt  heretlua tseas������������n. ,.��������� , Although he  partly recovered, he ������*.a* unaole to  k, i 1  1  "JL-*       ,*������������������*'  regain his strength, and^it^was^de-.  cided to'take him away to anoth-^  er climate for a 'change)' btii - :thV  poor little fellow, succumbed  while  Vv<*'  ; >    61' YATES STREET,    VICTORIA/ B.,  , HARDW'^RE^MILL.AND .MINING^MACHINERY,  ;and, farming-! ^-and  DAIRYING IMPLEMENTS  ft :,;i^^^������5^<^^^'____|  |r -^.     #*1 " s -V t     ,     i  f   ,w  ������������������*���������>_-������-��������� II  14.> -'"  ���������T        . ,  '-sA  eJSeSK  in' Victoria-.  Lat������iinformation tells triSthat  tittle R9l>bkRoberUon died at 4^-  m bnj Sunday' morning ^at^'Xam-  An 'Italian^ .named   D.   Buona-  - parte, was arrested-' by   Constable"  Thompson; last Wednesday evening  (on thecharge.of cruelty to.His,wife.'.  cHe was locked up for the night, and-  was sentenced by1 Judge Abrams to  ; Jjay a fiiieo!^50, and tof .serve- 4]  months with hard'labor: or ' in 'derj  fault, a further term of 4 - mon this ;  "-,-**   ���������   'f    *' ��������� '<������<"->, ���������������  ������... ���������.  ,F,rom tbe evidence! it appears, that 1  ." vis - *������������������" " \ ;t =*t . *���������'->*- ^ (> ^* ,  >|he unfortunate,.woman^had   been  - yirtually^kepta prisoner,ther pro-  .tector ($ ) locking herJn the z house  ^beforeigoing to* work each day; and*  ^giving her a daily beating to' keep}  her in order; "In addition  to thic,  it\ia said that the poor woman- was'  continually &ubjectedrto\the.most  degrading indignities, starved^ and -  forced to 'sleep on the'' bare, 'floor  An organization for trie;protec*  tioriof game is about to < be formed  in the town. The principal and  most important clauses in* the' con*  stitution will be: The, observance  of the game laws.;    Rigid' 'enforce-  1 ' r ,--. * ������ *  ment of the same, and prosecution ,  of-all offeode'rs." Observance of the  trespass act.    prosecution of   per-  soi s found   selling, game   without-  license, and ^shooting 'over; their' v  r   -       f ������ ������>    s.  lawful number of head. - A general  doctrine.of moderation in shooting,;  and fishing will  be inculcated,   so,  /that the stigma of game or fish hog,  shall not attach to ' any ' member.  *      *t j>  ���������1  -1  I 1  ,*J  ,','������!  '   ' '���������*#?  '   ,  '^"rti  - *- ,-���������"&  ,r, _!>'*(''  r   rt,     ��������� J   .  ,,a^.  f.  \,., '"���������?'*Al  ,. * 5    -s,   *"������l  vff 'IT; _  ment,.tieje. ������, -[The futterelr. takii  ---^___a_____.__e-������____^_   ^������,       .SJC^-thW^U^11"^^  __ - - VI    l_7i_^- " "- __-V ]1^ve8Ntttjfiield^rellow,i then  bn)wot  ��������� ���������mi      ��������������������������� ta43rt^scn������W^eiitly in the summer.  This whs due to r the attacks   of >������  A'PGINTTO  -REMEMBER  WHEN YOU WANT-  Furniture, Carpets,   Linoleums, Wallpaper,  .Or Anything in the  -������*���������  r " ****���������*"  i  ftfoUlse F&rr*iisl^ipg [fine  > \  It will PAY YOU to Correspond with  us.     We  Manufacture or Import" in   Car Lots.and carry  the Biggest  Assortment in the West '  OUR-ILLUSTRXrED CATALOGUE FREE ON REQUEST  WBIL-ER  BROS.,  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.  VICTORIA, B.C ������)  ������82> &!>������22^&^Z2&^&e&^^  ������S   F?.TTT=lT=tTn-K������.<3l   ������  BUBBBBS  J. I  ^@S?C^^eS>Sf!fi-������:_se^  J  BJ-  ALL TRADE  Men's Youths and Children's Rubbers  Waterproof Coats, Pea Jackets and Sweaters,  Hats and Caps, Ladies Jackets.    *  Our Stock of Groceries Cannot be Beat  insect; a greenish'white, crea  ,tnre with bulging eye*, a little Hike,  the -.' thrips,   which - ' trouble Wcite  bushes.,. It is one of the so-called  "leaf   hoppers," and*^ injures1 the  'leaves of the maple hy feeding * on  the outer covering of - the ribs,   invariably beginning  its attack   to-  Awards the smaller part of the leaf  where the tissues are more tender.  Soon, the rib is barked, just   as -a  tree is girdled', and all that'part of-  the leaf above the'injured portion,  from loosing.the sustenance carried  by the rib, withers away often .leav-..  ing the base still fresh and green..  The insects appear to * have   come  from the southerly,   as   last  year  their attacks did' not  show   above  Roy's,   but   everywhere   south   of  that.   This year, they have reached  us herein Uuion, and other pans  of the distriet.     In   some   places  bear Nanaimo, many trees appear  to be quite dead from their  rava-  ,������  ges, and it is' thought that unless  nature intervenes, there is no tell-  ing what may be the fate of our  finest shade trees.  treatment, that>she'was"afraid'/to>  ' speak lbf ������������������ her4' wrongsf' to'"* anyone. ���������.  understood that they will,give.the  f orrfinixation^their,hearty support, J*   "^ ��������� * * A$  ��������� for:they? have many justcomplaints r V   *   -- '* ^  ''--"r"   ' ���������-���������-���������������>���������*-'J-'.. - * ^-7*v:������ W-.S**.   k������L -a ^-v^4f;  of,shooters invading .their; farms,   V - j;*'^  shooting" pheasants} and grouse at.-'* [1.4 f' \$S$}  their,very doors, tearing down cfeo-;     . t* f \<*g$$  ���������   ^i-i,uJiy-"^   ; mf   j.-__~   ;- -i-~f^\ -,'*<, t        ^V1Ct!������''?  ces, mutilating notices postedwarh-   '" ���������'- ->c4t*S  mg-trespassers,   and   misbehaving :-      *'^.-.s.s*  in many' other ways' -onV 'their   ex**,  cursions to the  valley.     Arrah|������- 7  ���������v   rJ>''V  *-     -1*1 ,f     -        "  ments will he made, as   by similar -������; :.",/���������  organizations in the U.8. and other ;' - '^���������.^'���������:-:77  parts of Canada, tto���������>secure -legal j * -^   * ^ ^  help in, case, of any  prosecutions,  should thisbe necessary,   and   the!  ������.s  - I"   .-*.    1  association intend to do all in their  *��������� -j, -^-!  ���������GIVE   TJS   .A.  OA.HiX..-  :"^_/-#     ������P ������  NOB HILL   COUNCIL.  Owing to lack of attendance of  members of the board, the council  will dissolve to re-unite at the New  ��������� *��������� * t    t ���������"*  Year.   Mayor Wilson has  had   a  hard time in checking   insubordi-'  nation lately,7 the chief delinquents  being DY&hers J>;cfe������y and Mike.,  hfm. Some of,the stories'told are  sickening in hellish brutality and  degrading^loathsomeness. ;'  _ '-    t     T   '  WEDDING BELLS.  On Friday afternoon at the R C.  Church Miss Tobacco, daughter of  Mr James Tobacco, was united  in  marriage to Mr J. Cropetti.     The  bride was' .beautifully   attired   in1  white cashmere and   silk.      After  the ceremony the bridal party drove  to7the residence of'  Mr   and,_ Mrs  Tobacco where preparations were  made for a" long ^honeymoon   to  < sunny Italy.    A sumptuous repast  was served at the bride's home durr  ing the early part of   the  day   to  which a host of their friends   were  invited.   A large number, of friends  ansembled Jat  the   stition   to   bid  them good-bye, and wish them well,  to the accompaniment of  showers  of rice.   The bride/s traveling dress  was garnet velvet and cashmere.  \ ���������n���������-_.������   AGBIOULTUBtAL  EXHIBITION.  The exhibition held at iCourtney  on 36th was most gratifying, and  with the sports the day was passed  most pleasantly.  Owing to the prize list failing to  reach us, we are obliged to defer  tbe publication of that   document  to another issue.  .    ������������������������'���������1  ���������  On Friday, Sept. 20, a fifth son  was* born to M r and Mrs Gr.eo. Roe  at Courtney.  The members of the defunct Nob  Hill Council have Jong beenrlookiug  for a place they oould fisH  in'^dur-  *   -      , '    ,  '   '    *     * ** -  ing the  long, cold| dreary   winter  months. < A place they could fish  * i * ������������������  in jin. peace   and   quietness,   and  warmth, and lo! what was  thought  .to be unattainable has been  found. ^  The secret is known to J>ut, few, but  we shall now t "biow the  gaff'   so  that early applicants may'have \%  chance of getting good places. Sine*  No. 4   has been   drinking" in   ber  thousands of gallons of pure lake-  WHter, it  has   been   discovered by  Nickynac, the civic detective, that  many trout, mostly  of,,great .size,  puch as th'<se that  Mike lost rlatt  summer, have meandered   into the  flume thinking they had discovered a new outlet to Courtney.    It ia  obvious that after going a short die  t������ nee, they were unable  to   return  1  by the way they came, in fict, they  were hurried along at a greatly  accelerated rate of speed, hence, the  detective argues there must be  many fine fish in the stalls, and  just so soon as conditions are right,  fishing will begin in No. 4 slope.  Wattie's Scotch * flies will   not   be  1  used. Bait will be the fetcher, and  spearing by pitlamp light. , Of  course the discoverers claim tbe  right to the best pools, but there  will be room for many. Tickets for  the season, may be obtained (on  payment of_ihe proper fees) from  Crackey, Nob Hill.  *" "���������& vt-v-*i  >i  _.->  ���������&���������  &������&$&^P������?V!������2u  ���������H";^^  -f-'V-frfWrV^iV.. ������*-���������*! **'-���������.> t,>^>-  .X  r' 'fi  *������,-  the  \ i  A MEMORY.  Betwixt the blown sands and the flowing- sea  rtWe stood at nightfall.   In the hollow west  The -ultimate torch oi day flared for a space,  Sank   and   e:>.pired.     A   wind   whined   round _  dunes,   ,  And ragged shreds of vapor, salt and chill,  Went liy us in the flaw.    We had no tear  To shed, no word to Bay.    Our stricken heads  ,Were bowed together, and her streaming hair  Swept o'er my cheek.   Swift)v the giay night fell  And .like a huge hand blotted sea~ahd shore."  I lieard'hcr gaiments rustle in the gloom; /  ,   A moment on.my breast she laid her brow,  Then  turned,   and  from   the  darkness where  she  'fled '  A sob came down the gust.    'Twas ages since, /  But mer-iory still broods on that black hour.  ���������James Ii. Kenyon in Lippincott's Magazine.  _>  ,.*.*-  %  i  i  ���������T  EXTENUATING'' -  CIRCUMSTANCES  4  '���������  The*Story of a Kiss.  o t  I  BY .HORACE   WYNDHAM.  ' >��������� *  r    > -I  *-   -i  |j - '      >*  ' I  -'   i     . * " -  '^e"**~**e/^'*"*'^^**''*"^^***'*'^e>**''**^'eM**'**e^  1       ���������- - ���������  It  was  a quarter to 12  on.1 Saturday  night���������a timo'when, standing'as one^does'  on the 'threshold of a new week, it is only  .^appropriate that now resolutionsf should  be formed.   This, at any'rate, was Fhyl-*  ,' lida's view, of the matter, and no Saturday within my  memory  had  ever been  permitted  to .-Join, its  predecessors  until  '' she had solemnly registered a determination rto lead a "higher and more purposeful life" for the future.    From/ previous  - experience'I'knew that I should be press-  '   ed into subscribing -to^ similar protestations. , It was therefore with no 'feeling  ,'    '.of surprise worthy i of the riame/ihat'I  '    'heard my departure prohibited, as, on the  / date in question, I made a strategic rnove-  . ment, hat in hand, toward the door.  ���������.       "You mustn't go yet," observed Phyl-  " lida, laying a detaining hand on my arm.  - '      .     "But my train will," I protested  ."Never mind  that���������you can catch an-  S      , other.(" ,     <     ,   ir  II -resigned myself to the inevitable and  sat down again. ..The pause that followed..  ���������**was broken by my companion.  - "I-called you back because you'd forgotten' something," she remarked irisinu-  <, ntingly. ' , , ���������    ,  -"I don't think so. /My overcoat'is in  the-hall/and I've got your letters for the  ,.posfall right.",,. ���������    /  ��������� "It's' something  more  impoitant .than  Iptte'rs," returned Phyllida.   "Guess."  - t ^  ���������'Parcels?"' '',���������-'-       ��������� .   *    -"*.V   ���������  * '   "No-^nor-telegrams, either.    You know  perfectly well* what you've omitted to 'do.  , (I'm not going to give you'the'bpportu-  <    , city 'of.' making   another* *silly 'remark,  though/,so   I'll ' tell   you  at "once.    "Y6u  7  1'haven'f'made  any,good resolutions' for  ,' ���������<, next week.yet."   >"   . .  "Quite   so;   I'm   afraid ���������.it  slipped   my  '* t        memory.  Ilave you noticed how the wind  as rising?  I see that the meteorological of-  <fice says"��������� v  "Yes���������it   will   probably   be   fine   if   it  doesn't rain." broke,in Phyllida.   "I don't  think   we need  talk about the weather,  though."  '  "���������'       i     "It is unspeakable," I agreed.  "Then perhaps,you will give me your  attention   for^ a   few  minutes.     Do  you  . know what day this is?"  I consulted >my  notebook.    "It is the  ��������� -15th'of the month."  "Yes, and it is also Saturday evening."  returned jny companion in a deny it if  you can voice. "Iu a quarter of an hour  or so we shall enter<on a new week.    I  - should like to know, therefore, what your  resolutions for its proper observance afe?"  ���������- '"I think, Phyilida." I remarked diplomatically, "that it would be as well if you  ���������would mention the more conspicuous of  my moi_l lapses." t  "It .is a.time for self examination," she  replied severely. "Still, perhaps it would  be better if I did as yon suggest."  I am afraid that Phyllida misread the  expression with which I received this'remark.  "You needn't look so relieved," she continued.    "I'm only going to tell you your  ' v faults  because  I  don't believe I,,should  get tbe truth out of yo_",      ".*:- .. <   ���������  "   '"' "That is 'not the way to invite confi  dence," I replied with' dignity.    UA mo-  lment ago and I was more than ready to  y       " reveal the inmost workings of my mind  to you.   As it is���������well"���������  v-  * Phyllida rose from her. seat and crossed  over to my side.    Looking at the matter  "   "   ��������� impartially   1  cannot   regard  her  subse  quent action as being strictly in accordance with the dictatesiof propriety. It  wns, however, distinctly tranquillizing���������  and then there were no spectators.  "Very well," I observed, as she returned to her own chair. "Ask me anything  yon like."  "Now, you're nice again," she answered  smilingly. "You can't think how attractive it makes you. Well, what I want  you t'o do is to describe all the girls'you've'  fallen in love with since last Monday."  "All of them?" I echoed, somewhat dis-'  concerted  at the unexpectedness of the  demand. ,'  Phyllida nodded acquiescence.  "I'm afraid  I  shall have to go in ten  ���������minutes." I replied. looking-.at my:watch.  >   S      ���������       - / "I suppose that means yqu^couldn'tex-  ...    ', haiist the list before 12--o'clock'."*' she/'an-  '-���������'������������������������������������'     ' swer'ed sadly.    "I'm disappointed-in y.ou  ��������� -;;���������- . .���������and. after all your solemn promises too."  '     "I have do wish to deprive you of any  '���������'      ��������� ;'.-     -legitimate 'grievance,"   I   returned,   "but  experiments as from time to time 1 nave  conducted in-the, matter have ever Convinced me that'a rigid adherence to truth  is the more excellent way."'       .    ,  "One should scom resort to falsehood,  from higher motives than those of mere  ������poIicy," retorted Phyllida severely.  "Isn't  there a proverb about it?"  "I have beard it said that a lie in time  saves nine," I observed.  "Don't be frivolous,-or I-shall-think  you'ie not serious in your promise -to be  frank with me. Besides. I've got another  question, to a'sk you. It's this���������1 don't  want you to mention any ; names, of  course���������but have you -seen, any girl whom  you  liked''very   much   dining   the   past  ��������� i  week?    Now,' be candid.    Examine your- ���������  self'thoroughly."  I complied with the" request. In f;i"pt,  I did so with such completeness that my  companion thought it necessary to repeat  the question. L /  ���������'I haye,given the matter my attention,"  I .returned  at lcng&,  "and   find  that  I  have only erred and. strayed in one single  instance.'/     / "   *  * "11a'"-' *.inqniired>" myf inquisitor sharply.  ���������|So,you,adm.it that '���������j-oui'have been'mifcbe-  -having, "do:you"?"  v "Don't make me-regret my confidence,"  I" pleaded. "I was not wholly; to blame,.  ���������I assure you. !The incident occurred some,  time ago;vthree 'da-ys^atHeasttf'^''' -'''"���������> *"-;  ���������"It's inexcusable," was the. stein; re.;  tort.' "I declare, you're not to be trusteed  out of my sight for more than an hour or"  two at a time. ' You" didn't "go the length  of- proposing matrimony to the lady,, who  was fortunate''enough to win your���������er���������  regard, though, I suppose?" >  "Certainly 'not, * Phyllida," I replied.  "Your question Surprises,'me."  "Well. I'm'glad to find it'-^not so bad  us I thought," she went on imlifiedingly.  "I don't suppose you had time to get tender enough for that, though?"  "I only saw her'for five minutes "or so,'/  I explained. "Upon my honor, rhj-llida,  you have' no cause for* alarm on my-account. I assureyou thatjnothing���������beyonjl#a  .hasty kiss passed between us."  The self appointed guardian of my "morals "sprang to her feet.  "What!" she exclaimed.    "You���������you���������'  kissed her?" ' ,  "Only, once!''\I   answered   soothingly  "You must consider,' I had-o^t beenwntro-  duced to her Icing.'"    '������������������'-"*     J    *  *-. -  , "Oh, this,is too much!',' \.        "/'*    "\  "My ofrn,1 you asked for frankness," "I  observed., . -\   "     ' < .       J   ''  "Yes, but not for callousness too. _ObS,  how could you;.how could you?"   .  "You will excuse my^s'eeming^densit^  but your, question does not 'convey.' yejiy  mueh to me.   How could-1 /what?" '' '"'^/i">  Phyllida's lips shaped themselves.ixruh*'  "I_ don't,think I ought to tell you, Phyl-1  lida.    Consider, how would you like"���������  "But I want to know such a lot."*  j "How much?" 1 deman^d sternly.  1 "Very much indeed���������plea'se."  "AH" right, then; but promise you'll  never tell her."-   ,,'-'rt*     .    ;,  "Of course I  won't���������now!" , ,  "You* don't 'want to know out of mere'  curiosity.<_I. hope?" 1 asked anxiously, a3  I* made room for her in the chair beside  me. - ^    ", "    v '  "Oh.'don't be aggravating.    If you still  -catfe'forVme at all, and don't'want me to  withdraw'my.fpi-fiivpnoss, tell me at once  how old that horrid girl was when she  kissed you?",;; '      '',<       -r,  ���������    "Put ybor'head nearer."  ��������� - Phyllidftvinclined a,, shell-like'ear to a  suitable proxiuuty.  "Just 2 yea'rS," 1 whispered into it���������  KlLg./ ,   ,', ,-     t  .       . . > i.       ' /  v   Trtnl-i of a Career.  "Tn-1" the'''dbiru'nciation scene 'yoUNmust  raise,-your .hatidt to high ^eaven,"'1 said  the stag*e'manager.       t  "But if I do," protested the leading  lady, "the*.calcium light wijl not strike  my diamond rings."'- ���������   -j ,'  Ah', we petty peogje, who merely pay  a'dniissjon and applauil at the proper in-  .-,.^j5vi!������lS'inA?e "lO'idea tof the trials of a  "stage/career!���������Daltitnore American.  *i' *n_-li. ^TW '   .V  IS'CANADA*IN DANGER?  Araericani-  >   ' ,1011' - ini"1 "imsHj  ,TWHE.N. SKULE;aLETS O^JT!,,  I'm happy.jozta damj'oli, you kin bet I'm fcclin  "!     4.iyl- v -    *        *   .  Becuz -,the,.t}iqe fer closin skule gits neaier ,ev'ry  i .- -'"cfny.*-  '������������������''���������  I'm sick'uv^lvis, hpre study work an monkevin in  skulo,  J '     '     .', ^ " ,*"  X3y  lfainin  that ��������� ole   gografy.,an   math'metician  ��������� -   'itiW'"' ���������'--������������������  I jiBt can't git it through  my head���������the  bpellin  ���������book';"! mean���������  ' '.  <Fer blame* near ev'ry word I spell I miss it slick  'and'Clean.   <��������� ���������" '    ���������  .Oh, 'won't I he a happy kid>aniwoL,t"I whoop an  ' *      shout' /   '    '     ', ''  An have the slickest kind uv time^      ;  -     i When- '--' *  ,-  Skulei "S*) ,' i-,,   ,'     ^  ..-.-���������-    - 'Lets  ,  outi-,;. '. - ., ',, *  3Ioney   and   *>Ie i   Needed and  I'uriiisli Uotli- "What a ISriritlL ".^ ritei^    ",  1 - Units 3Iajr H.vjven.  Mr. J. Emcrson-Ncilly, in an article "Links of Empire," which appeared,' in The Pall Mall Gazette,  says: , '"Will our investing public at  "iome ever consider Canada? It "-may  be too late soon for them to do ,so.  The   country   is   craving Capital  I  an-  yon wrong.,rne..Iin,thinking"���������  ' "Then-' ' you' 'haven't���������er���������you'  know���������  .Tv'ith anyone.?" .       .������... <.;        ..--  '   '"Precisely."  ."'.''������������������'  .Vi'fXQhr I'm, so glad," she exclaimed  brightly. "I knew I coihld trust you. Yon  can't think what a weight you've taken  off. my mind, though. P>o you know."  she added softly. "1 think I admire your  frankness more than anything else."  "I hope. Phyllida," I answered proudly,  "that you will always find me meriting  Your good opinion in this respect.    Such  wanted"to know how,I could"���������  "K-k-kiss her?\ Yes."'    "  7"My. own,  it was quite easy,','  swered reassuringly/-  S "What!"  was'.the' indignant response.  "You  actually ',boast"#������'*!���������   Wiry., y6u'*:  tnust*be brazen.!"     * "      -.-   -*i . \    J ������.-  , "^ot'at.'all." I retur_etfr 'stung ^y the"  'unwoi thy insinuation.   ."lam pained that  you should condemn me unheard.    You  ilo not know all the circumstances.'*  "What ones?"  "The���������'-er���������extenuating ones."  '  "I don't belicvr> there were any*.**  "Pardon me; there" were several."  "Tell me ono of them, then."'  "Well, the lady didn't abject."  "Then she was brazen too.    I knew it!  You Were both of you equally guilty." ���������  This was overstepping the"* bounds of  ordinal y acquaintanceship. Somethirrg  was due -to myself too. In a moment* I  had resolved upon my course of action.  "I'eannot-peimit you to asperse an innocent lady who is not- here to defend  herself." I observed. "The blame, if any,  was entirely mine."  "Ah, you only say that because you're  a man," returned Phyllida, obviously  softening a littje.  "It' is the truth." I asserted proudly.  "Never shall it,be said of me that I stood  hy and saw the character of a woman  assailed in her absence without raising ra*  voice in her defense." ;'  *'Rubbish1" was the inelegant retort.  "She's a designing minx, .I'm' sureir-ahd a  cat too! So thei*e! I expect, though,"  she added- in another tone,-- "if only the'  truth were known, she led you on." ��������� _  " "Well," I admitted reflectively, "her  behavior might certainly be considered���������  er���������er���������encouraging1:"  "There!    I was sure of if all the'^time,','  cried  Phyllida triumphantly.    "Tell me,  now, what did she do?" ' '*   "  "My dear," I expostulated, "you really  oughtn't to ask me such" t'hirigs."        "    ���������  "Why, was it so bad as all",that;?".;-    "-  I am afraid I must have unconsciously  nodded an afiirmative.    Phyllida came to  my side.  "You  poor old  thing."  she  whispered  softly.     "Did   she   put  her  arms   round,  your'neck .like this when she kissed you?"  This time I nodded purposely.  "Oh. the minx J"  "Don't condemn her unheard,"I pleaded.  "You   dear, good   natured  old   goose,"  fcaid Phyllida gently, "it's only your generosity that makes you find excuses for  her."  "Bnt.she was very young," I urged.  "Young, indeed!   H'm���������quite old enough  to know better, I'm sure."  -."Indeed, Phyllida, don't think this was  "the case." .  s     ,-:-y--.'/-'.:'���������*..".*-.  ',.  "W7.eIl,ihow old was she?"  "Oh, I don't know exactly; it's not con-.  It ain't a bii uv fun fer me to go^to Bkule an  ." - learn ���������' ���������       - '  , v    , '     .   v  'Bout who discovered 'Meriky, cuz I don't keer a  ���������    dura! - -.'- "      '    >       -, ,'._            - -���������;  I ten times druthei be tlie man what has a line an  r'.'..,'S;fiob'k:,l---'-'"     '   '     ','���������" '      '*  An '6co\eied that^he fish aro" bitin down invCol-  < ton's brook1- ���������'*��������� -���������  ' ' 7       *     . ".       l  ,1 don't see why they fill me up on 'rithumtic an  /say    * l v '  rl'm coin to he a banker, like.my'.papa is, some  day.    r - '"   "   '        ���������  IJecuz I'll be a pirut er a cowboy, jiet,about  Ez quick," bvy'ginger", ez I kin . ..-      \'"���������.','< (v .������>  \    .-*^*\.  Skule"  .i������:-! ��������� ....Lets  ���������������*.*-.        ;  Out!    " '   i  ���������'." ' 1   ��������� *  it's fun to multiply an  I ne-ver >it; could figger right, an that's "what  *"|7m*aTfes me mad. ' '',.." ' V \* ^ *  The only time in all my life'when I'kin figger  *>;������.i,i-traight?/.v*r      r*   **'    *   )    " 7 '1"vr'-~7'.  Is when I figger slidin in'about ten*ntihMte"S late."  ."C,djut*v*lrea(l uV JJuU'lo'Bill an what, tlie cow*:  boys do /    .     .  ' 7. -'*���������-.-vV-*' ->'  ,.Than he^r^'em Jcl*. .*bout Dewey an his brave an  *   "trusty ciow. ~ ' V  l*d lilje^o k'U.a. Jnjun chi^f an be the Buckskin  ' Scout, . '  An mebby' I will stand's show  When l 1  ' Skule-     - ������  ' " -   ,   1.,   1 '  Lets "     :    v  \ -.        Out!  Jist think uv what I'm missm in the way uv win-  mn fame!  If  I  keep  goin   on   to   skule,, I'll   never  carve ^a  name. - *      -  I don't see how I'lkstan' a show to do a "blessed  thing  1  If I must stay cooped up in skule a-sludyin, by  jmgl  But, hully gee,, I'm glad it's June, an soon I will  be fiee;   '     _^        ,  They won't be nojniore schoolin fer awhile,'yo������  bet, fer me! "  I'll make things hum around our house when I  begin to spout. * t  Gee whiz!   I wish'*.this wuz the day  When "     " '  Skule    . ~'  Lets  .    ,., , .   Out!  -   '   ���������E. A. Brininstoof in U>s Angeles Time*.    ���������  to  help,   it    develop,    and most  of "the  money sent  in response'" comes    from  across the American -border.    ,\\]liy, is  it 'so?      - ,Is   Canada   still   popularly  supposed to be'a7wa������>te of snow and  Ice." with'a sprinkling-  ot white'people ^surrounded by jbears and Hed Indians?     \\'e aie generous enough    'in  supporting-< foreign  banks 'that burst  and railways that play ���������queer tricks,  while'we jturn   bur   backs   upon'our  own  territory.-where capital  may  be  sunk to splendid account.'-* Here'you  haye millions of acres of whcaCr bearing^ land      fa to  grow  all  the  gram  wcAvant.al/houie." It lies waste, and.  the Dominion Government*has'to beg  those      on  emigration Joeiit, lo  co'me  but and talce up 3 60-acro- farms; free!  '��������� "There   is' more   m   this 'jiarticiilar  matter      than     meets  the,eye.     The'  scare of    ^ war      often'' makes 'us ask,"  "Will '' the   , Russian  and   American  grain^   supplies-be cut off''-   If1 they  were^  we' should be .in  bad  case      Tt  would  _  be  gobd - policy  if-we'grew  our; own gia.in on. our own land'"Then  our/������ - supplies    - would _ be" cor 1 tin ' in  ���������peace-arid      war,   and   while   ile.ihug  with   the      Canadians,   we   would ibe1  giving, our money to our >co;ihins and-  breXhren,'and,making this,Troa't link  of1''empire "greater  and. more  iiroppcr-'  oiis^ l-Thc Canadian  Government has  for,   'many ���������-, j^ears^ been down'on its  knees  begging  for J���������, home  eiiiigrunts,  with; but1- small' success. - Your Irish  ^emigrants*    go to  America for, some  reason or another," your English and  ���������Scotch .seek-'South Africa..and /Australia   mostly;   Canada   is ' neglected; t  yet^one day she'will call-.tb the hbiiie  people no ]lgnger. .  _\ .      "'i  '',*���������.  "'American{ farmers are- pouring  ���������oyer the border to,take up-the land  refused :-by /the "British/ and ..year by  year* the stream of American 'immigrants'- f'J"g-rbws greater_ anil' grea'ter.  Moreover, - American '^capital- is spill7  ing- into ���������Canada. -Uncle Sani'is  starting ^ new industries,." andt sup-  "porting������faiid' fostering ' old ..ones, -'andj  jn5a' few'.'Hyears 'he\ will', have every-\  ching1 in his'gnp. Tf those,who have  money, '/to ^invest at home played a  more patriotic . and more sensible  gamoj 'it i ��������� would be otherwise. We  iwatlld ''be^richer," and Canada would  be riche"r^tob.,T s /     ��������� *    ',"''*'  ,, ;Kf,'Canada -i."*  slowly but surely    being populated     by American' people,  and-run��������� ������ by- American moneys, Will  ;the day come,'a quarter of a* century  *'lionce".'When  thero    will-be a'serious  movements to, join-,.the  Dominion��������� of  ,C*nadaj    to ������ the   <, United States of  America9  ' I' know     ���������hqw   splcndidly  stTong 'is the British Canadian s loyalty; but we must not close our eyes  u'to ."the 'fact   that-the  French  form  a  ���������'large proportion      of the "population,  and      would     lend'   .strength  to ,any  movement  for   the   union   started^ by  -the  vast 'mass  of  American  farmers,  miners,  and  others who will  have assembled /   here     about    ' the time    I  name." ' ' ,  riving in Durban I found the merchants'here handling Canadian cheese  arrd    bacon; also    Canadian    lumber  ��������� bought   in  New   York   and   England.  -That being so,- the advantage of buy-  ,  ing'in Canada* will "be apparent."  f< -  The Governor-f'eiic*r������l*s Salary.    , ' ,  The British ,North America, Act"r'r  constituting the Dominion* of Canada, provides . that "unless altered/  by the'Parliament; of Canada, , tho  salary of the Governor-General shall  be ten thousand pounds -sterling.".  This amount has been paid yearly:  since 18G7. '  1     Irvine's Iturdi-n of Year-?. ( u  For the first time in several years  Sir  Henry Irving is playing    .*. idle  in 'which it 'is necessary for him    to  .disguise  the number   of  his      years."  "King Arthur''  was^the last play in  'which he^fa*cecl the same'need, end in  it "his effort to'^convoy the illusion of  robust  "manhood was not altogether  convincing.' The require'numt      of     a  smooth-shaven face in' that/'"kse was  ,  the obstacle oyer,   which    ther art of   <  , make-up could'not mount. In 6"Cori-  ,  SUanus,"'. however,  he has-been able1  to* invoke .the rfnendly aid of a short!)  black moustache.'       f '  The; Rome     of    tho    day    of,the S  haughty porialanus, was"a. barbarian   '.  Rome which had    not    ssl, upon    its  patricians- the .mark- of the' beardless  face!    J-Iad    he cared' < to  the'actor ','  might have worn a heavy -beard, butt  ,with the line of black upon (the. upr *  per "lip he   evidently-was confident.,. ���������  -The    cnect/  of,Nthe moustache,^,, the  black wig,    and   tbe darkened '   eve-  brows is,to1 make the picture^ of the / -  ractor > resemble -the  present-day   por- .  traits'of his son, Ilenry'13., Irving.     y  3   The'flowing-������,robcs''a.lso ti end"-to the   .  hidjbngf"���������of/',the'signs of age,  and it is   u  *baid*that*at no time "during the per.-. .,.  iforniancb'^ does the/player .throw !rthe'"  tunics;from his    shoulders';/^At the    '  opening; of'the,-play he wears ja. long,v  'soft ro'bej in rcolor a dull, red. "Later/',  he-invests hiniself in a war tunic, of','  a golden',hue/-and rin several^   scenes    -  he wears-    the   * senatorial toga      of   '  white. ,      .���������        ,   ?   .      -      '���������   ������������������ .  ;Of the .acting^ otf the play, full 're- \  ports.of which-are,g.t" last available,    ,  somQthing    \\ill  'be, said-at another*  time,*' but/ \\   may" be  set   down; here /  .that in general,-the i(*iltor  has/ been  deemed inadequate to the robustious -  role,   and "the role beyond   tho *;j sympathy     of*   this* generation of  playgoers.      ���������-������-    -',   '*   '- ���������   _"'\- -      " --  -\ <i ���������* *  When Mayor Meets Mnyor,  . Civiq^elaaracters of local fame imbued  with a sseuse pf.,tjieir own importance  are'not wholly unknown in this coun-  * tryj*a fa6t which.4nay account for the  familiar ring of,the following story  found "in "Highways and Byways In  East.Anglia:"  '--*,'���������.  Mayor Wakefield one day set out.for  the next town* wit If "a load of hay. On  tha.way a truss* felkifrom the load, and  he applied to a passerby for assistance  in replacing it.' 'The man addressed,  instea.d of .rewle^ing, willing aidj drew  himself up to rather more tiian'his normal hei&titJ&ncT said-:   "/  "Are you aware that you are addressing the'mayor of EyrinV"  "Man," replied Wakefield, "that don't  make no odds. I'm the mayor of Cattle Rising. Now w'ill you lend a hand?"  "Witb pleasure,"- replied the mayoi  of Lynn.  sideredSpblite to ask'a lady ber age, you..  know."  -���������:   _,   '*,,.'���������*''  ��������� ". Wbll. you seem to ha ve ^ot- on. suc^jp- -  timate terms with her that I should have  thought, you would have asked hecany;  tiling-". '       ., ���������  ' '''���������-.''���������".  ��������� "I-d-fd ask hVrmother," I admitted.  "Ah���������well, that's something,'", returned  Thyllida in 'a decidedly md're 'satisfied  tone. "Tell me, thouphV she continued,  "did you ask on the day tliat she made,  this disgraceful exhibition of herself?"  "Meaning?"  "Oh, you know perfectly well���������the day  when she kissed you?" ���������    .  "Yes." . >. &.'  "Well, how old was she then?"     ������'������������������  Willianr, L,o������ Mackenzie's Press.  In- connection with a question as  to the present location of the printing 'p'ress of William Lyon Mackenzie, ��������� which.was at one time ydeposited  in Toronto Bay, Mr. Thomas Shaw  of 38 McGill street, Toronto, says  ��������� as a:.boy in jStouffville he remembers;  tHat^ Mr. Boyer had a printing press  repuied.-* j^to;, be, ithe one in question.  This was before��������� .1850. Mr. -Shaw  ���������-Bays' the'" press -was'"sold -and passed  Jn-toc' wjtlje.; possession: of Mr. J. M.  Matters oh, and later of .Mr. Wheeler.  vEinally,ssays Mr.-;.Shaw, the bed oi  the press was purchased by Mr. Jas.  -Hblden of Prince'Albert, Ontario  County. He thinks ..this was ab'put  1855;  ��������� ��������� ���������  Canada  Oats   Much Admired.  Mr.  W".  II.     Hay.    of    the  Ottawa  Central  Experimental  Farm,   has  returned from Glasgow,  whore he    has  been looking after a portion of Canada's exhibit.     Contrary to  the    reports sent out, all the exhibits at the  Glasgow Exposition are not ready" to  be shown to visitors.    Thc'Kussians,  ���������for     instance,     have not yet   opened  their     building to  the  public.     Canada's  agricultural  exhibit  is  said  to  be tho finest the British public    has  ever seen.    fOnc of the features of the  exhibit is an octagonal stand 65 feet  in - circumference     and 35  feet, high,  covered with Canadian grains   About  the  bottom  of the stand,   which     is  called     "Canada's   Agricultural  Trophy/'  larg^   sheaves have  been     ar"-  ranged.     rAe,stand   is   covered  with  red- cloth, and against this the gram  shows     to     great      advantage.     The  Scotch people,  who produce the best,  oats  in  the  world,   were surprised  at  file excellent  Canadian  oats   display-,  ,ecl, and Mr. Hay says one miller asked where he could buy 100,000 bushels .annually of Banner oats,  such ar������  were exhibited  in  the  Canadian   section.     Canada has 10,000 samples of  grain    on      exhiVition.       The hybrid  grains  developed  at the  Central Experimental      Farm attracted  a great  deal of attention.    These grains were  secured by crossing different kinds of  grain, and the result was an improved  variety.     The   Canadian   exhibits,  Mr.   Hay  says,   get  plenty   of  attention, and are helping the British public to lcalis-e what the Dominion can  do. ���������   ,,  ,  /"'Dollar* In OiiaShapcu.,'' ~ v  Under the, law *h silver dollar may be *f  argraiiV and a half over w*eight���������'or a   *  grain and a half "under weight, and,'this  "limit of tolerance" applies to all of oiuvt -  -silver.,coins.-In other/words, they are1**,  "not "alloSved -to/vary" more than that - .  T.much from standard. -In -the case, of/"-  ^oldpieces,  the * limit' is - half a  grain    >  ^pi.thGi^.way.up.to ,the .eagle," a variation w  .of a's'much as'ori'e'grain being,permissi-* 0  'Vie in/the'$10 and $20 pieces. \     ,  '  , .Whenever a fresh batch of dollars is,  turned out at the mint, samples are ^  'forwarded to.tbe treasury at Washington, .where they are put through a very  curious  process.' Each  dollar is  first  weighed on exquisitely delicate scales  to make sure that it'is heayy enough  and 3*et not too, heavy.  Then it is passed between two steel rollers again and  again   until   it - is   flattened   out   and  -transformed into a thin strip of silver���������  a sort of ribbon���������a foot and'a-half in  length.   Then it is put beneath a little   ,  machine provided with  several small  punches,  by- which  hundreds of  tiny    .  disks  are punched  out of  the metal  strip.      -   , \  Now, the object of this performance  is to obtain samples of metal from all  'parts of the dollar, inasmuch as it is  conceivable that one. portion might be  richer in silver than another. The little  disks are shuffled together, and a few  of them, taken at random from the lot,  are 'subjected to an assay. Thus the  fineness of the material of the dollar is  ascertained with absolute accuracy  and,.the weight having been already  determined, the value and correctness  of that coin are perfectly known.  The sample pieces having been found  correct, it is inferred that the entire  batch of dollars i** all right.  .Tlie Main Thin*.  . Ascum���������Now that your new house is  finished is it entirely satisfactory?  Bichman���������I believe it is.  Ascum���������I was told you didn't like it.  Bichman���������I- don't, but the architect  says he's quite satisfied with it.���������Philadelphia Press.  +S-^7  Tbe Place For* Him.  * ,  ^  "I'm surprised at the stuoMjty of "the  sultan." ^T_| *  .   "What has he done now?"        ������*/"  "Failed  to engage that peerless,  tling Turk as his bouncer of bill^o'l,  ors."���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.    4  2Qt-  Cummins on Canada.  A recent issue of The Natal Ad-  .vertiser of ,Durban��������� contains an inter-'  view with Mr. Gumming of Brock-  yille,' ,the Canadian , Trade- Commissioner to South Africa/ After describing the fiscal and economic position of Canada, Mr. dimming observed: "In addition to manufactured goods we-have for disposal enormous stocks of healthy, vigorous  Qatjtle, that I believe would be very  useful to restock South Africa with  Sifter the'war. Good cows . can be  bought in., Canada for from ������S to  ������10. Canadian.' ca_ttle, are being  *.4a*l*.en to 'the, United ^States for breed-  purposes. ; I:- thir/k ;T may- safely  that>Caria'da-'"has*t-hc most highly  develwed cows for -ranking .purposes  on tJ������?( continent of America.   On ar-  Wad..  "With us," exclaimed the Scot, "wad  means would."  I did not fail to observe that here was  the opportunity to animadvert keenly,  not to say wittily, upon the great and  growing power of wealth in my own  country.  '���������With us," I rejoined, therefore, "wad  means might!"  We parted at this, but I set detectives  to shadow him, and they reported to me  that 3% hours later he smiled faintj^-.���������  Detroit Journal. '  S'S      ..tine   A.mcn!ty.  F-I--I i,<'<>l< ;it this lovely engagement  ���������\;:u   ' ������������������.<���������!<.'("���������ivi1 inc. ,  Mi- )S-<. 'tis very pretty. It was too  .ate-* lui-SuH-    Baltimore World.  Fay  The Penalties of the Chase.  ��������� "Ma isn't -.going down to dinner, pa  She is all tired out, an she's gone to bed,  an she doesn't want anything to eat."  "What tired her?"  "Running up an down stairs so many  times."'  "And why did she run up and down  stairs?"  "She  was  chasing  a  moth   miller."���������;  Cleveland Plain Dealer,  Vr ^M������aaa^'8a^iMUB������'rVy^i������ifarfg<aaia^^ZS  i / ������������������     '  I  z  J   ������������������A i  THE, CUMBERLAND HEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  HER  WAS A  r'A nucfyYoaog Lady lakes oa  Herself to Care-Her father  *       of'theiiquoff Habit.   ; ~  n ,i~   <"r    > '  __     ^     ,  -������   STORY bF HER SUCCESS,  (-  R' , 'A' portion "of iHer -letter reads as  <(\ 7ollows.-r-"My father ha'droftcn promised mother tp stop, drinking, and  would 'do so for a. time,- but then re-  'turned to1'it'stronger than evei\ One  ���������ft'i ', day; after a terrible spree, he said  "'" >to us: 'It's, no > use. I'can't .stop  "drinking.' " Our 'hearts seemed"'to  turn to stoned and-we "decided to try  the ^Tastelccs Samaria Prescription,  'which we had read about in tha pa-  if'��������������� ners. / We* gave h'm'tho remedy,_ en-  * l" "tirely "without his knowledge, in hi3  tea, coflce, or'food regularly,; according to directions, and he never knew  he was taking, it. One package *re-  >moved,all his desire.-for Jiquor, and  -ho says'it is now ^lislasteful to him*.  . \ / His-health an-d appetite are also won  'J His/health."and appetite'are also  /" wonderfully improved, and4" no one  i'- - would 'know him for the same man.  .'It is now-*'fifteen months since we  '��������� gave it to him and we feel sure that  S the change-is for. good. Please send  me/ one of your little books, "as I  want to give itlto a friend." , \<  " SENT FJIEEtTO - ALL.���������A,sample  ."���������of Tasteless -^Samaria '- Prescription'  'gladly^ Sent .Free* "with, full' particu-  * lars in plain, sealed envelope. " All  " letters/considered e&crcdly conflden-  ; tial.' Address The Samaria Itemed?'  Co.i SO1 Jordan street, Toronto, Ont.  ' Winding*' Tinneiiieees.1  "I have been doing a little figuring  oa time," remarked an erratic citizen  yesterday, "and ,1 have reached some  rather interesting conclusions. I wanted to find out how much time man consumed in keeping tab on time, and 1  found that, if the whole world is considered in .tlie' computation, years  would be crowded 'into a second of  time. '    v  "To illustrate what I mean, take a  city where 100,000 watches are wound  up every day. Now, it takes probably  an average of 13 seconds to wind a  watch. It would take, then, 1,500,000  seconds'to wind 100.000 watches. This  would mean 23,000 minutes' or 530  hours and 10 minutes, or 23 days and  10 hours. I suppose there'are iutthe  city of New Orleans 100,000 watches  and clocks to be wound up every day,  so that nearly a month is spout in the  city every day in winding watches and  clocks. <���������   . / "  "One man in a year's time would consume 5,475 seconds in winding his  watch if he is prompt about'it and is  willing to give 13 'seconds every day  lb this r useful r article. This would  mean several hours during every year-  that he kept, up the practice. Allowing  35 years as1 the average life/a man  would spend 191,523 seconds,,or 3,190  minutes and 41 seconds, ^or 530-hours  and 10 minutes, or 22 days a'nd 20  hours,  in  winding' his  watch."-  A STRAIGHT.CASE  I6AIN THIS TIME.  TWO LETTERS WHICH PKOVE TUB  '    PERMANENCY  OP'CURES BY  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS.   ,  Sam Derroehers Cured of Diabetes in  , 1S0S���������Had - It    For    Over     Five  'Years���������His  Recent Letter  Proves  That His -Cure Still Holds  Good.  \      THE  t   '  Roman's CMstiau Teepraiice Union  -     A*i>OPTTH3S  "SAIAEIA FBIGMOF1  FOR the CUBE of DRUHKjSNKESS  1  iw  Letter from Mrs. George Grant, of  'Paisley, Ont., giving particulars of  a cure effected by "Samaria Prescription,"- resulting in its uso and adoption by the Paisley Woman's Christian Temperance Union.  (Copy)  Paisley, Ont.. December 11th, 1900.  The Samai a Remedy Co.,  SO Jordan. Street, Toronto, Ont.  Dear Sirs,���������I penned a few lines to  you some time ago,���������as a member of  Lhe temperance cause, I wtote for  information; at that time I had in  my mind fr.*.ads, whose son was a  great cause of anxiety and trouble on  account of his drunken habits. I  strongly urged the friends to try the  remedy I sow advertised in the Toronto Globe. They did so. It wa3  the Samaria Remedy that was administered and I am pleased to in-  foim -he company the medicine was  helpful; tlu young man has not  ��������� drank a drop S'Ut-e, breaking off from  old companions, and spocial prayers  on his behalf, all aided in breaking  the-chains.  At the last meeting of the W. C.  T. U. here, I introduced your medicine for the cure of tho liquor habit,  and a resolution was passed, "That  inasmuch as it is the aim of this organization to help tlie poor inebriate,  we should recommend this remedy in  homes where persons are addicted to  the use of intoxicating liquors."  Now, sirs, wishing you a successful  career in your nobie work, and feeling that assistance can be given in  the precincts of home by the hand of  mother or wife, trusting God may  open -up useful avenues for your labors,      Yours very respectfully,  (Signed)       MRS. GEORGE GRANT,  J   On behalf of Paisley W. C. T. U.  ;FBEE SAMPLE ffSJWJJ  ation. testimonials   and price sent in  plan  sealed envelope.  Enclose 2c stamp.   Address  THE SAMAfilA REMEDY CO., 30 Jordan St.  ;    ������������������'... TORONTO, Ontaric  What She Saw., -   '  > It was at the Normal school that this  happened,< and the class laughed., It  was a. laugh" on the teacher, too, but  he" didn't get, angry, although, it did  'break into the serious contemplation of  serious studies with which he was, trying to interest the students.  It was in the study of psychology,  and they" were discussing what ideas'  first entered the human mind when certain words were spoken or written���������  whether the mind thought of one certain object designated by the .word or  the whole general t class which is embodied in that word. To experiment  on this mental phenomenon in order to  bring it more clearly to1, the attention  of the students'the professor said he  would write a word on the board and  then let one of them tell Instantly what  impression was made upon her mind.' F  He called; upon one of the pupils to  be ready to think quickly and tell exactly what her first thought'was after  sho"saw"th'etword which he was about  to write. He stood close to the board,  so -that the word was hidden by his  shoulders .until he turned. He wrote  the word' "pig," and all of "the class  saw it except the girbwho was stand-'  lug ready to make reply. "When he  turned, * lie didn't get out .of her way,  ,and she couldn't see the word. In reply to bis,sharp, quick question, "Now,  what do you seo?" she replied naively,  "I see you."    A.nd the class laughed.  Quebec, 'July 29.���������(Specidl.)-J-Sam  Derroehers, of the Fortress City was  cured of Diabetes by Dodd's Kidney  Pills' m 1S98." His r"case, is well  known' here, it having been published  in the papers at the time, and a  greatrdeal of attention was drawn  to Doddls Kidney Pills on its' account^       - , ���������������      * "    ". "    ;~ i   .  Diabetes, however', is' known to be  an incurable disease, and" many of  the more sceptical of Quebec citizens  expressed doubt as to the permanency of the cure. These .-doubts .may  now be set at rest. -Mr. Derroehers  himself attests tha't in three years he  has had no sign, of Diabetes'  return.  On May 28, 1898,-.Mr. Sam 'Derroehers published the-following better in the Quebec papers : ," "1 have  been a'victim to Diabetes' for* over-  five years, with terrible pains around  my kidneys. My feet were "alwavs  cold,^ and my thirs^cotild not'*, be  quenched,'no matter, what I'drjink.  I tried remedy after'remedy but -received'rio help.' I purchased,one(box  of Dodd's Kidney" Pills and 'found'immediate'relief. I have now finished  'five boxes, and can, say "1^ am* perfectly cured." r . ' - '" "  .'Now' r to,'clear away, all -possiblb  doubt that Mr. Derroehers was* not  ciiivd.'Ho, snow "beycmg" question that  Dcdd'sj Kidney * Pills*" 'did ;not merely  relieve him for 'the tinuv but actually  cured him of Diabetes, and cured htm  to stay cured', we publish, his "letter  of -April 4th, '1901. 7, * (, r  'Dear Sirs,���������My*-cure of Diabetes,  by Dodd's Kidney "P.ills has been per-'  manent. I have;! not been troubled  with-a sig-n of Diabetes, since my  cure'three years ago"."     ,   <t  Dodd's Kidney Pills ,"c*urV a'll "diseases ' of the ������Kidneys *andt the  troubles arising from -weak, action' of  the Kidneys., They are used throughout the,world.   ;       ;"  -      '  ;V '"    ,-  v mamgmmmmamammtaatmmaamm9  a> ������   *  I  &Lms&> &4 ^z  r.  %���������  \ THE WELSEt LANGUAGE.  The poll taken of Cardifty Wales,  on the question of whether children  in the board schools should be  taught the Welsh language hasr resulted iu a .majority of 67 votes  against it. ,  A Chicago woman alleges she can't  live with her' husband because ho  has a wooden leg. If all that's said  by "wives is true,' some of "them are  married to'men' with wooden heads.  Dudelefgh-  Q  .'WHAT7I-IE' NEEDED'.  -I say,p 'barbah, ;T'd like  some���������aw���������hair" westorali .foil* .' 'me  mustache, doncher/kn'ow. *' S  Barber���������Excuse ,me, sir, but I,think  it's hair originator you want.   ,7  %   ''       AN EXPEDIENT-     '  "Didn't'you   >have    trouble in getting so many antiques '"  "Dear me/no-^-I had them made to  order."  Minard's Liniment Cores DipMlieria.,   ;   ONE EXPLANATION.   ,     ,  Mrs.   Snaggs���������I1 could  never   under-  standf why tho Russians call their-ruler the WhiteJ Czar. ������,  hMr. Snaggs���������I suppose that the numerous plots' against his lifo A' keeps  -him pale allj-the tune'   . " *    ;  ' SENSE    AND  CHIC.,   ,   if  "Miss  Dorothy,  why  is 'ifcoyou,enjoy golf so much ?" - '   l"  "Oh. 'it's just because I dike something real stylish to1 get excited  about."        '  ���������SYMPATHETIC.  "You ought to think more of oth-  un."     < ..   ,  '"But I do. 'When the first of the  mo'nth comes round I am,as blue1 a^  can be, wondering what my' creditors will do."  ���������<-I  - (*i  1  , Js ft  L  -I  3' Mrs. Celeste Coon, Syracuse, N.Y., writes:  ���������'For yeara^I cc-uld not! eat many kinds of  foodlwithout producing a burning, excruciating pain in my stomach. I took Parmelee's Pills 'according to^directions under*  'Dyspepsia or Indigestion.' One box entirely cured "me.- I-can 'now eat anything I  choose, without distressing me in the least'."  ���������These pills do not cause piin or griping, and  should be used when' a cathartic is required.  Who1 "does 'the best his  ''   'allows, '       '  Does well,    acts'nobiy-  - no more. > ���������     1  '    1   ! X   circumstance  -angels could  Be loving and you. will never want  for love ; 'be" hunble and you will  never want for guiding.,���������DinahMu-  loeh',Craik. ,  If one does''not take care,,' one's  whole ,life'-'slips away: m" theorising,  and ,���������wo _ wanil a second , career ' for  -practice ^--Fenelon.        f ' '*  r-  The never-failing. medicine, Holloway's  Corn Cure, removes all kindfe of corns, warts.  "etc; even the most difficult to remove cannot  withstand,this wonderful remedy.  \r  C   C. RICHARDS & CO.  Dear Sirs,���������I have used "MINAKD'S  LINIMENT iii my stable for over a  yen* and consider it the very best'for  iii-rsc flesh I,can get and strongly recommend at. 7  *  GEO. HOUGH.  Livery Stables,  Quebec. (  The largest coal train engine in  England has been constructed bj*- the  Great Northern railway. It is is designed to draw S00 tons.  $100 Reward, $100  Tho >tad.--!Sof thisfaper -vvi.l be * pleader) to  lenru that there is at l-isst one dreaded disease  tliat Sei. nco r-aslteen able to cut" m all its  stages, and that is Catairh, llail'b Cstarrh  Cuiei3ths ouly jjis tive cure known to the  medical fraternity Catarrh lieii'j? a coustitu-  tiona.1 di^Rso, leqnups a eonttitutiODal tiea-  meat Hall's Catanh Care is lakwi internally  acting- an ectly upon the l'.lood end mucous sur.  fjices ot tise pystom, -hereby defctm/sng the  foundjuon of the-dist-ase.and giving th>������ patient  stiei gth by bu ldmg- up the constitution and  assisting nature m (Tome its -noilr. The proprietors have so jruiui iaiih in, its curalire  powers, th it thev ofier Ofle hundred dollars tor  anv ca&o ihatit iaiLs to cure. Send for hst of  tcbliruomnls,  Addieso,   ir'. J. CimrNJES- &. CO., Tol.do, 0  &r>ld   y Drugg-iste, 7tic.  Hall's Fam 1*  Pills aio tbe best.  Sard a shrewd minister before the  collection was taken up - "Those who  aro in debt need not place anything  on the plate " The collection -was  double -the usual  amount."  The Ixsventor ot tJie Flouring: Mill.  About the ye.'ir 70 B. C. Mithridatcs.  king of Cappadocia, one of the most  ingenious and able princes of the time,  invented the first mill driven by water.  This triumph of his skill and ingenuity  he caused to be erected in the immediate vicinity of the royal palace. In  the course of time the Cappadocian  bakers became celebrated and were in  great demand throughout all parts of  the world as then known.  These mills wero usually placed upon boats on the river, being so elevated  and contrived as to be easily driven by  the water, and the millers were thus  enabled to move from place to place,  distributing the meal to their customers.  .}��������� Tf you don't intend to marry the  girl, keep, away and give the other  fellow, a chance.  j Miiard'3 LMient Cures Garget ia Cows.  I   ���������' -  ���������������������������-   ���������   :- '���������    *  f A man ate a bowl of yeast to win  'a bet, and is reported to be all puffed  up  over his success.  t  HAD LA GRIPPE.���������Mr. A. Nickerson,  farmer, Dutton, writes: "Last winter I had  la grippe, and it left me with a severe pam  in tne small of my back and hip that used to  catch me whenever I tried to climb a fence.  This lasted for about twoT months, when I  - bought a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil  and used ifc both internally and externally,  morning and evening, fox three days, at the  expiration of which time I was .completely  cured." S"     . '  ITo'd tlie Fort.  In October, 1SG-1. Allatoona pass, a  defile in the mountains of 'Georgia, was  gur.rded by* General Coise, with 1,500  men. It was a strong, "strategic point,  and, moreover, 1.500,000 rations, were  stored there. Fresich. the southern  geneial. with G.000 men, attacked 'the  garrison and drove the defenders into  a small fort on the crest of tho hill,  lhe battle was tierce." The northern  soldiers fell in such numbers that further fighting seemed foll*^  But one of Corse's officers caught  sight of a white signal flag fluttering  hi the breeze on the top of the Kene-  saw mountain, across the valley, 15  miles away. Tho jignal was answered,  and then came the inspiring message  from mountain to mountain: "Hold  the fort. I am coming.���������W. T. Sherman."  Cheer after cheer went up, and,  though hopelessly reduced in numbers,  they did hold the fort for hours until  the advance guard of Sherman's army  came to their relief. Six years later  P. P. Bliss, the evangelist, heard the  story iu all its vivid detail from a soldier friend and then wrote the words  and music of his famous hymn.  ,A Crnel Blniijlcr.  Two brothers had the habit of calling'  ������n the same South Side girl. One of  the brothers, George; was to take part  in some private theatricals, and the  girl had promised to fix up a' shirt and"'  a pair of shoes,for his costume. The  'articles were to be delivered to her on  a certain evening.  Frank, the second brother, took it Into his head to call on the girl that same  -evening. Frank knew nothing of the  arrangements George had made with  her to help him with his costume. He  rang the bell, asked the maid to tell the  girl that Mr. Allen had called and sat  - down in the parlor.  The maid went up stairs and presently returned, trying hard not to smile.  "Miss Jones says she is busy just j  now and that you are to send up your  shirt and shoes," was tlie message she  -. handed Frank.  "What?" he yelled.  "I'm to take up your shirt and shoes."  "Thanks, but I may need- them myself to go home with. I hope Miss Jones  will be better in the morning. Never  mind; I will dose tho'door, myself."   ,  It may be onlv a trifling colli,  but neglect'  It Had it will fasten its fangs in your lungs,  and you! will soon be'earried- lo an untimely  grave.   In  this ciuntry'we    have*sudden  changes and must expect to have coughs and"  colds.   Wo cannot avoid them, but we cant  eli'ect  a cure by using Bickel's Anti-Con-.',  sumptive Syrup, the medicine that has never  been kno-*������n to fail in curing 'coughs, coldg,  bronchitis and;all affections of tbe throat,  lunge and cheat. ' ���������       ,  -J"      \   -  ^ j *<<.' '  * Kf'v  , A farm has been discovered in  Texas on which there is no J oil. A  stock company''has been formed- to^  promote it. '     ��������� '     ' '   ' >  An ostrich tried " to eat a collar  button'aad died. The goat is about  the only thing remaining < forv the  collar button to overthrow:     '"        s  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator doei  not require the help of any purgative me&U* ���������  epie to complete the cure. rGive it-atrial , ���������  and, be convinced. '    - v"4  ' *,-*,* 77  .{ /S������*,-S5,i  ., '**:-/--:*  ..V'-VityJi  1        ���������>-      -Vr*  -i j.fn AJ- f  \  -t   f-> ,Jj_''^ t"1" I  tl    \        /.-A**'!  t *  , *   iA   7 / ;_  ,<.    >   S*  ������^l  r       ti  '/<   V, v i*-������  ,--���������^f.-**;L  < "S\.<^  ^ /'���������-i<.,-i,*:<?|  '���������* "-il  A man should never withdraw the  sentinel *he -has on guard: sometimes when, his'wife is * pleasantest,  she is Following a Clue, i ���������'   * \-'\.   .  'hi  -New Zealand has so1   manv *'u*apid * :'  streams  and' rivers -Mthat' their- watery  might  be easily 'utilized     to supplyV'.  mot'ive-fpowcr -for,'machinery. , .-<-  ������ '7;  7-iShi  J* i-"-*Vi  -?'j!S  i <���������'��������� L  J-S  rtt"1 I  Minardi Unlient''Cures; Distemper.;):;;  *   "Why is    the root     of "the   tongue   ~l  likr*- a rejected man:" '  r ���������  "Because it's down in ,the mouth."-  i5 "i������j  Dawson says the prettiest sewing  machine he ever saw was 17 years  old, -with short' sleeves, low-neck  dress, and gaiter-boots.  .)->  V  " SLEEPLESSNESS is due to 'nervous ex-  citement. The delicately constituted, tha  financier, the business man, aud those whose  occupation necessitates great mental strain  or worry, all suller loss or more from it.  Sleep is the gieatrestoier of a worried brain,  and to get sleep cleanse the stomach from  nil impurities with a few doses of Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills, gelatine coated, containing  no mercury, and are guaranteed to give satisfaction or the money will be refunded.  She Relieved.  " neater���������I hope yon don't believe what  Frt'd Saunders says He has been m  i'jvo with every girl in town, first and  last  IJertha���������That's why I value his judg  ment, you Lnow.   A man of his expen  ence niay  be trusted to Luow a good  thing  when  he soe3 It.  '     AN OLD HAND.  "William Barrow, timekeeper at  Gillipw's cabinet works, Lancaster,.  England, has been in the employ of-  the firm for 66*"years. 'Alt-hough SO  years of age, "jffe is still active, *beihg  invariably the first on the premises  in the morning and the last to leave  at* night. .His father held the vkeys  before him.   ���������    V '  Minard's Liniment Csres CoMs, Etc,  "What do you think of this scheme  of telegraphing .without wires ? ���������"���������"���������  ���������"���������That's., nothing hew. My wife has  kicked my. shins under the table for  20 years."  nie.r.-of  ���������'-.,SonieySI the wooden churches of  ;(Nqrway' are fully 700 years old, and  *&#e7sti-jtt''-',.'in an excellent state of  pi%$er\^iixn.' Their timbers, have suc-  ;tf^.sfu-lly;;'resisted the frosty and. almost Arctic winters because they  have been repeatedly coated with  tar.  ���������������������������    ���������-���������'.,'  lo.nl In ii  llowUlur.  A remarkable flint bowlder ha3  Dt-pn discovered at Lewes, England,  and is now in the possession of Chas.  fruuson, F G S , oi Uckfield. In a  cavity within tho bowlder was found  a full-grown toad, which must, when  young, have enteied the hole in the  .stone bv a small aperture. There  the unfortunate prisoner waxed to  adolescence, and probably he may  have died of chagrin on finding that  ho had delayed his exit too long.for  the hole afterward bccan'ie{silted up.  The bowlder, which is s^n in section and also with the pieces replaced, was exhibited at the last meet-  ,ing oi the Linnacan Society, and is  eventually to be placed in Henry  ���������Wilietfs  Museum.  F. W. Mills as a '-peanut king"  has had an interesting cai'eer. lie  began life as a peanut vendor on a  train. When only 12 j-eare old he  had contracts with several railroads  running out of Chicago for the cx--  clusive rights to sell peanuts on the  trains.  We are in need of a few reliable A.genU  throughout the country to handle our  GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.  For particu."  Good profit and^quick sales,  lars address / 1 *  I'UJfc*  INCAXrJESCENT GAS tAMP  313 Malu St., Winnipeg**  Co*  <  fli-"*.������*>&���������-<������>"������*���������*>  ������23S3������ZS3E2X33EE#  collection at the Brighton  Not  U'sposecl  to Dispute.  Aunt Hannah���������Oh,' jrou fool of a  girl! Just because a man tells you  you are the prettiest woman 'in the  ,'world . and the wisest and sweetest  you believe him.        .     ;  .Arabell'a,���������And why shouldh't^I? Do  you knot***,"* aunty, 1 kind tv think so  myself, ���������  HE   RAN   A   MILS  and so would many a young  lady, ralhor than take a bath  without the "Albert"  o.wsso  It leaves the skin wonderfully soft  and fresh, and its laint fragrance i3 extremely pleasing.  Beware of Imitations,-'  ALBERT 'Mm SOAP CO,, Ifrv  *      MONTREAL.  XT. N. U. No. 330.  Z������ttir*5ZfiZ������?'  >:���������������������*  ^H^^<���������^������aB^M^ff|ry^l^ff���������-^^^wr.r*������***^^ Ifi  THE  ROUND  SJLO.  Advantage- of t^e Continnoos Open  ,Front Co-Jistr-������iutioxt.  The most satisfactory silo is the one  made of one thickness of two inch  staves, planed on both sides and heavily tongued and grooved, says F. II.  Ryder iii National Stockman. The bev-  , el on the edges of the staves conforms  ' to the circle, and the staves should also  be matched according to the bevel. I  have in mind a certain make of 'silo I  Lave seen in which the staves are be\*-.  eled, but the' groove (is not put in at  right angles to the bevel, so that when  the tongue^ or fin is inserted it is almost certain to split, leaving the lumber practically unmatched. The object of 'having the staves matched is  twofold���������to secure a tighter joint and  to prevent the building from blowing  i around the ends or tne pin. tnus  -(ringing the edges of the opening to--  ���������jether. Let the pin remain in until it.  doughs off. By that time the edges of  die opening will have united. Use a  ���������nilk tube to draw off theuiilk.  'J<*?EN SILO, SHOVING BASE A2ZD ROOF COSI-  ������������������..'.       .     ���������      PLETE. -%���������  Jown when empty. "I -know of at lenst  six unmatched round ,silos that ha\e  blown down in the'lawt two rears.  Cypress  lumber  If   undoubtedly' the  best  lumber ,thal grows  for silo  list'-*.  It sh-iriks very little and wasps scarce-,  ly at alls  The" patent silo. If it be a first cla^s  one.'-is  both chenper  and   he.lor Hi,in  'any homemade one. no rnattet how wt-il  built < ������ -'  -.Not only\.are they cheaper, but if  bought from a first class firm,a pafiu'.t  round stave silo is tl:ef he-.-*! in thi*  world. En:"'dn?e being sufli a heavy  product, the ea.iy. economical handling  of it should be considered With a dorr  silo the plan usually followed iH to havo  about ono-lialf of the frout opi-:i. th^s  rest clostd. This plan, of course, requires much lifting as the ei-silajit* is  being taken out The most desirable1  way is to have the silo of the c">ntinn-  ous open fiont construction, whon-by  the entire front can be opened, up one  bo:!id -it a time as the feeding from  the silo is being done. This makes tho  door on a level with the feeding surface all the time, and to me this method seemsrto possess the greatest merit.  Merit  In Fnem  Separators.  The increased value of skimmilk  direct from the separator when fed to  pigs or calves will in a yery short time  make a large payment on the machine.  Then. too. the very best butter is made  from cream direct from the separator.  This was shown at the recent creamery  butter makers' show at St. Paul, where  the* first prize butter, scoring \)!Vi  poiuts, was made at a creamery  where l.l per- cent of " the cream  came .from the farm separator. The  separator saves work in the' house  ,and is'much easier to clean thanvalot  of sour cans or pans. It requires but  little, room and does away with,handling a lot of ice to cool tbe milk. Iu  July and August, when it is almost impossible to get good cream or make  good butter by gravity methods, tbe  f-epa rat or .works as usual, and1 by  proper handling, of' the cream as good  butter can ���������be''made as during cooler  weather.' ���������'  The Guernsey Cattle- Club.  The Guernsey Cattle club has its register for pedigree and "now proposes to  open another, the register for performance, or, rather, for all proved work:  coriiing up to or exceeding a certain  standard.'  j The matter has been under consideration by the Guernsey Cattle club for  'some time, owners of Guernsey cattle  having felt It an injustice to the breed  thai UK-re were only their own tales of  performance to show for tbe merits of  their animals, and. as the better the  performance was the greater the donbts.  might be.'therefore the less they were  Inclined to give figures.  Spilt Teat.  Scarify the edges of the opening;  then put a pin through the edges and  lie a thread in the 1'qvtq of tjUv figure  Rnsty  Spota   In  Cheddar.  The Geneva station says there are  lotonies of minute plauts growing on  :he walls of the- air ppaces" In >.he  :heese. The remedy suggested is pleu-  y of hot water and live steam used  ipon the , cbeesemaking utensils t and  ���������ibout the vats. . *   "    <  THE FARM  SEPARATOR.  Valuable Adjunct to tne Small Dairy  -i Equipment, .  Addressing the t Kansas state board  of agriculture at,'its annual meeting,  G. B. Morgan said:^  The value of the farm separator to  the private dairyman lias already passed the experimental stage. The evidence of our experimental stations and  the testimony of all who have made a  careful, intelligent comparison between  the gravity system and the modern  cream separator are practically a unit in  favor of the latter for the private dairyman. The question, as to its advantages in, localities where'creameries  are established is one upon which there  iSvinuch difference of opinion.   ,  /The most serious  problem confronting creameries at this time is that of '  operating expenses.'   This applies alike  both   to -creamery   aud' patron,   and,  1 whether tender co-operative or proprietary management,  it makes but little  difference'.     All  are  vitally   interesteds  ' In tlie expense accsurit.    If the eastern,  creamery enjoys a' patronage of from,  10,000 to 30.000 pounds of, milk per day,  while many of our creameries are running, - along, at   from ,3,000   to   5.000  pounds,' then we have lost much of the  advantage   we 'possess on account of  our cheaper dairy,foods in tbe,increased-cost of operating.   Evidently as' long  as1 present conditions exist some'eys-r  tern of centralization is inevitable.     <  The ,'farm separator, we ' think, will <  assist greatly in solving-this'problem.  It means a minimum of, labor with a  maximum of profit. The product Is  carried in condensed form from the  patron to the creamery. We feel safe  in saying that fully, one-third of the  skimming stations in this state froca  October to May do not'pay running expenses. It is in these localities where  the farm separator will prove of tbe  greatest benefit.  At points where the patronage is liberal any radical change would not be  advisable. It wilt to a great extent  work its own way. But at these weak-  ' er."nonpaying stations- much good ,can  be accomplished by the use of the farm  " separator, especially in territory where '  thV distance is too great to-haul milk.  True, to carry out this plan tbe fanner  must make an investment for which  be Is amply compensated in the increased" value of the skimmilk and the  convenience of having it on the farm  morning and evening to be fed while  warm, sweet and fresh and' In the best (  possible condition to be given', to the  .young animal." Tbe milk patron often  suffers a severe loss on account of his  Sunday's miik during tbe heated term,  lip also loses again by feeding new  milk to tbe calf for six or eight' weeks  on account of the danger Incurred in  feeding the creamery milk Where  milk Is fed from the farm separator by  careful management and tbe use of  Kaffir corn meal the calf can be put  upon skimmed milk at-15 days old. It  has been our experience that the patrons with front 10 to 15 cows save  enough In one year' to pay for a $100  machine.  She   S-ynipntlifsted.  "Cook, my bus baud complains that the  oofff-e was cold, the meat overdone, the  biscuits burned and the oatmeal soggy"  "Yen hevr tne-sympat'y, mum. It must  be awful to live wit* such a man."���������-Dearer Times.    .    ���������  Beacon Hill  Vernacular*  "Say,  I  told that  Boston man my fish  Ptory. and all he said was 'Kindly alight.  What did he mean?"  "Oh. that's jui-t -his way of saying  'come off.' "~Philadelphia Press.  Spoiled   the   Plensure.  Mamma "<to Freddie, just returned  from u call upon his aunt)���������Well, Freddie, what did auntie say?  Freddie 'disgustedly)���������Don't, Freddie.  ���������Brooklyn Life.  (Va* One,  Mrs. Enpeek��������� Von acted like a fool  when you proposed to ma , S  lOnpeek���������Thar wasn't acting, my dear.  ���������Town and Country.  .Vi*"-  .'���������P-5'  mm&  The f'DZKied tover.  Did she take-or rejert me?  Is it (-laflness or woe? ':  'Was it "yes" that she {"Qve raa  Or a mercerized "no?"  ���������Detroit Free Prcsa.  Cheap  Birds.  Don't imagine a bird is cheap simply  because you got it at a low price, in  buying low priced stock knowledge and  observation are necessary. If a man  wishes to take cbauces on secondhand  clothing and considers he has secured  a bargain, wh'.le' tbe rip up tbe.bacl*  escapes his notice, there is no law to  . prevent him. But it always pays to  buy good goods, pay living-prices aud  n---member f!*;jt Hi" --heapes*. hirrl in  Luuy .have cost you the his-  CONSOLATION.'  When you bava a'ii siclitn longiii to f,o fiatita,  ���������  *.vhen th' nunners'-aii th". spccLled bar., i'nite, - ,  When you sit upon th' dampish l>a::k, a-v.i ..in  That th' consnrnid in\r.dtiou.'rs would bitej  Chew th* cud of calm ij'iecUon,  Though elected to dejection,  An remember there's a day f'r every night.  I f  When your wife'a maternal ancestor's a-comin,  nent on makin it a long, persistent nay, c  ������\n vou hear ft)' busy bees of trouble hummin  An jou \vi9h shu'd hurry up *n,go away.  He th' reas'er of your trouble;  Don't let trouble trouble double,  Cut rememuer every night must have ita day.  '.Then you sign a note Just f'r accommodation,  An your friend forpets th' note is comin due,  An you feel constrained to swear in moderation  When he leaves'th' fnal settlement to you,  Wjtcli jour chance an soak it to him,  An lie'll wish you never knew him; -  Every ink black cloud lias got its sky ot blue.  When a friend comes up an perpetrates a. story  That you'v* heard a thousand years ago or more,  An vou like to make surrounding landscape gory  With this pelfsamt' story tellin fell.T's gore.  < ' Giggle, grit your teeth en b������aMt;  Most of us have had to share it, **  F'r you've peduled that earno tale in days ot  yore.  , ���������Denver Times.  After the Scrap.  "Cassidy,   who   woi   th'   lasht   mon  to  come to th' mixed aihl pahty?"    -  "Ut wor a toi, Dujran. betwane th' *>o-  taceman awn th' ambul.inc-be sur?eon."���������  Chicago News.  -    , .        ;���������  Feminine   A.tr<enlty.  Ethel���������Ix)ok at this-' lc.vely���������onffnffement  rins Jack'gave me ,   , . ,'    ;   ,  May- Yes. 'tit- very pretty. It wus.jtoo  large for me.���������Baltimore World. 7 ,  nTO THE TEAF.   {  ��������� / fr *' * *-    *  ��������� ���������>     ' V ~  Jr      l  ' '   "-   ' ' 1 ' V '        '  A rich" lady cured of Hers Deafness and Noibt-P in .the ������Head by  Dr. Nicholson's ' Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to -his Institute, bo that deaf people-; unable to  procure the Ear Drums' may have  them free , Address No. , 14517  The Nicho'aon Jm-titute, 780,  Eighth Avenue, New York,   U.S.A.*    n ��������� '  WANTED���������Capable, reliable   per  -���������      -'       7       ���������  son'in every . county   to - represent  large company of solid financial  reputation; $336 salary per year  payable v\eekly; $3 per d.-iy abso-  lateSy- sure , unci ail vxpen&es;  clraight. bv>na-fide, leiinite ' salary  no comm'sf-ion; salary (paid each  Saturday and expense nioney ad-"  varced each week. Standard  House, 334 Dearborn. St, Chicago.  KURTZ'S OWN     .   ,  V.  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM  O J G* .A. IR, 3  Hfii^The Best in  B. C.  and made  by Union Lalor in  2 & Go's  Fresh Lager Beer 7n thesptrov'ince' -   ;  STEAM* Beer,   Ale,   and   Porter.   ; " .   ,  r t   ~  . t\  ' ' ���������.'     \   ' '  A rewaid of $5.00 will be paid for information   leading  to conviction pi-  persons wit holding or destroying any   kegs  belonging  to  this ^company  HJSNRX MEIFEL,   Manager.  ������  Sportsmen!  BEFORE-BUYING  A Eun,     % 7  ;       RiPle,  r   ' r Ammunition:  Or anything in the'  -   G Sporting Line  'call AND SEE   '��������� - :        "*  *O.H::FkGlINE'  Of Cumberland.  9 9  1 ���������* s. j        -     -   ?   ^ 1       f  He Coir'Skve* You*-"Money   on all  ASSESSMENT ACT AND'PROVINCIAL  ' 'REVENUE'TAX.'  Oomox District.  BMoneer <5icar jfactor^,  Vancouver, B. C.  Por Sale I.  Two very desirable  4-Roomed Cottages in  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at  M-     THIS OPPICE.  CORPORATION OF THE  HIT 01 GUIBIMiMD  All owners of cows in   Cumbor-  land and Union   are requested   to  remove the   belis,    or jiroreedings  will be taken to preen t them -running at large.  By order,  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  ,..f -City Clerk.  Cumberland, B^C;, 2SUvAug.l������01.  NOTICE ia hereby t*iv-)n.;ia  accorrlance  *'wuhJtbo   Staiii-ei!, 'that  Piovincial  Hoveniia'Tix, and^all.  taxo������������' levied   under  tbe A-ifefcunie-it Act, are  now'due   for .the  yeai 1901/ All th^ above nameii taxea ool-  ���������iecfcU'le wnlini the C->m������o.x Distnct ate ,paj--  <oble.at,ni-> uliice. at  liiu ������J������>urt Bou*������ Cuin-  Imil'ud.    A sesKtd Uxti:  rio colleeLible, at  tho f.'lirM'ii y ralt-8,Viz:���������"  "If p>������)d on or bflore June 30nh, 1901:���������,  7 '\  Thie->liftha ot or.o   yer , cent,   on   real  propart}.      "  Two "and "one-half: prr cent, on aaBOsaed  value of wild/land. \   < ..  Ouc-half of ono per cent.' on personal pro-  p>rty., '  Uf on   uch excess of income���������  -Class A ���������On oue thuusau'd dollars and not  exee' dug 'eu thousand dollars,' one   ptr  cent,   up   to  five  thousand   dillars, t'and  two pcr'cent. on the remainder^      *        ,  Class ti ���������O.i ten thouaa.id (iullar-. nnd not  exceeding twenty   thonsand   dollart,   one  , ai-d one-half per cent, up to ten thousand  dollars, ai.d two und one-half per cent, on  the rema'iuder :  Class C.���������Ou twenty thousand dollara, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars, two  and one-Jialf per cont. up totwensy thousand dollars, and three per cent, on the  remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of  forty  thouBand dollars, three per   cent,    up   to  ���������     forty thbusar d   dollarH,    and   three   and  out-halt per cent, on the re.naindnr.  If paid on or after lit July, 1901:���������  Four-fifth'* of one per cent;, on real property.  Three per cent, on the assessed value of  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property.  On no much of the income of any person as  exceeds on������ thousand dollars, in accordance with the following claasificationc;  upon such excess the rates shall be,  namely :���������  Class A ���������On one thousand dollars, aud not  exceeding ten thousand dollars, one and  one-half per cent, up to five thousand  do lars, ard two and one-half per cent,  on the remainder :  Class B ��������� On ten thousand do'lars, and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars, two  per cent, up to ten thousand dollara, ai-cl  threepercent.ont.be  remainder:  Class C.��������� Oii..twenty thousand dollars, and  not. exceeding forty thousand dollars.  thr.ee per cent, 'up to twenty thousand  doilai.-, aud three aud one half per cent,  on the-remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess of forty  thon������atid do'Urs, thr e and one-half pi-r  cent, up to forty thousand dollars, and  four per cent on the   remainder.  Provincial Revenue T.iX $3 par capita.  ���������     7    JOHN BA1RD,  . .  .     _ ArtBesfcor and Collector.  Cumberland, B. 07, 11th January, 1901.  My 22  Black Diamond Mursery  QUARTER WAY,Wellingto:nI*toad  HUTGHBESQ1  &  PEEBY.  20,000 Fruit Trees to clioose from.  Largo Assortment of Ornamental  Trees, Shrubs and. Everg-aeens.  Small Fruits   in   Great   Variety.  Orders   by   mail   promptly   attended'to. ���������  alS've                          3?- O. BOX,  190.  E^uimait 1' iManLimii. By:  ���������**'&*'&��������������������������������� !?��������� * *���������--������ j"  -'J  VICTORIA,COMOX   ROUTE.  TakiHg   EflFect Tuesday,   Oct.   13th     J  -(-;;;     f'ib.oo.,."*-.     " -\  ���������  S. S.."G!.ty of Nanaimo.'  Sails froni   Victoria Tuesday, 7  a.m. for Nanaimo and Way pbrt3.;  .Sails  from   Nanaimo,' v\Wedneg  day   7 a  %,   '    i *      .'   ���������   *s- *  Comox and;Waylports.  '"  *���������     '    "    '��������������� ' > '       ",7\ -,V"  "^  Sails from   Coihox'-'and   Union'  .Wharf, Thujsday 8 a. m.^for-Na-  T -   f   'j ~\t   ' *��������� i -> ��������� ���������������  naimo'and ��������� Wav"ports.'     .*"   - )   /'   '  - -'    <���������      <��������� >���������  i -. ���������<  -~-    * . <   ,,-  '.'^Sails from,/Nit naimo,/Friday 4V  a.m. for Comox and Union " WKarf\  ,"-<;;   -    '.,-*- ���������*/   .   .  direct. ,!. *.   ' '" " l       *    -:      7>  m.y-  for^-Union-Wharf, ||  '       St   V       ���������*������  Sails from,Cornox  and    Union  , fl  Wharf.Friduy 6,i'.fm/,for--Nanaimc  -       i - .,' ���������   '  ' direct.       * -j - r     ' >  ' ', *        '  l     "   r  -Sails from   Nanaimo,7Saturday  6 n.m. for, Victoria and  Way ports .'7  v��������� r ..        ,     ,"       ���������������.   ���������,     .   (        .'I  L %*>       ''     , w *, >    r '        '     -��������� -   .    *  FOR Freight tickets .and Stct'e  loim Apply on ooard, ,  ��������� ,-,������������������'  geo. l" courtney; '"; \  '7 Traffics-Manager   "��������� fl  a  '-��������� v  '. WE   W.A'NTiYOUR",'  Job^>iii}tii7g  SATISEiOf ������RT; wowt**'  P������ICB3@S  (;C������VERNMENT      DISTRIBUTION {  OF STUMPING POWDER. '>, .  Farmers desirous of being supplied  with Blasting Powder at c:>st price for  clearing land can obtain blank forms of  lequisitirn from the Secretaries of the  Farmers Institutes :\  >  Henry Hills, Secretary Farmers^ Institute, Albernt.  . A. Halliday, Comox, Sandwick.  H. De M Mellm, Cowichan/Somenos.  John Stewart, Nanaimo-Cedar, St'arks  Crossing, Nanaimo.  J   H.   Smart,   Motchosin,   Motchosin.  C. K. Kinp, Victoria, Cedar Hill.     "  E. Walter, Islands, Ganges   Harbor.  E. A. Brown, Delta, Ladner.  H. bose, Surrey, Surrey Centre.  A. H. P. Matthew,' Langley,  Langely.  ( Alex. Philip, Richmond, Vancouver."  A   M. Verchere, Mission, Mission City.  G. W. Chad^ev. Chilliwack, Chilliwack.  Wm  Green. Kent, Agassiz."  J.M. Webster, Mjple Ridife,Webster's ,,  Corners.  John Ball, Matsqui, Abbotsford.  A. H. Crichton,  Oboyoos, Kelowha.  W. P.   Horsley,   Spallumcheen,   Arm  strong  S. M, McGuire, Salmon Arm, Salmon  Arm." ���������  J. W. Smith, Kamloops,.Kamioops.  H. Percy Hodges, Okanagan, Vernon,.  Department of Agriculture,' Victoria,  B. C, May 8th, 1901. ... \. '.  J.  R. ANDERSON,     .  Deputy Minister of Agricultnre  Henry's Nurseries  and Gresnlionses  GREENHOUSE   PLANTS AT THE  LOWEST PRICES.  1  BeeSuppIies;,Seeds, and  Fertilizers.  Agricultural  Implements, Fruit  Baskets and Crates. is  Fruit and Ornamental Trees.  Bulbs for fall planting,    s  '. Catalogues free.  M. J, HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  VANCOUVER, B. O  WHITE LABOR  ONLY. THE CUMBERLAND   NEWS.  Issued Every Wednesday.  W. B. ANDEKSON,  EDITOR  The columns of The News are opan to all  who wish to express therein views on matt-  eraof public interest.  While we do not hold ourselves responsible for the utterances of correspondents, we  reserve the right of declining to insert  communications unnecessarily personally,'  WEDNESDAYo0CT. 2,1901.  '', ,4ii5  Rb 'COAL MINES 'REGULATION ACT.  Examination for   Certificate oi" Com"  "       " s *    '  '     ' PfcTKNCY.i  \'       NOTICE is hereby given tlmt'&n Eva-sin-  ;    atioafor   Certificates " of   Competency   ao  S    Managers of Mi ri 01 will ho hold on' tho   Ic  day of August, 1901, at the  Court   House,  V  NupaVn'o, B.C , 4. ifl at Fernie, CO."  Our fee returned if we fail. Any one sending sketch and description of  any invention "will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability of same. " How to obtain a patent" sent upon request. 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"*      v       *  ground. >,    ,   ?  -  -���������',   The examinittion will be   111.  writing and.  will lr.cluda tho following subjects viz.:���������  1   Mi-iiug ������ots and rules.      '       -       '  '"<2   Mine GahPP.^'  , S'Gvn������r������l Work; I   -  4   >eot!Uti������n  ".76 tMinlng Machinery. ' " r  6. Surveying and L veiling.  Any further particulars required may h  obtaiked on application to     Mr.     Mo'ran,  Chairman of Board   of  Examiners. Na  naimo,'    B., C;    Mr. . Archibald ,  Dick,  Inspc-ctor-ef Minos, Cranbrook; aud Mr.    J  JT   McGregor, Inspector of Mines,*Neloon, B.C,  ^   '  -, 1/   RICHARD-   McBRlDE,     ���������-  -''."        '       , s     Minister'of Mines.  NOW IS THE  " 4-     ���������   <' '  ,1 ���������  i  Department of Mines,  '\  I  I  f**r"  M *$>���������*���������' i  |JS>" 1   -.,*1       ' - v  Tl  ������*-i-~" --*  < ^NOTICE is hereby i=iven that all 'the  ^ unappropriated Crown lands situated  kij within the boundaries of the following  M area's are hereby^reserved from pre-emp-  ���������31V tion, sale or other disposition, excepting  !������' under the provisions of the mining laws  of the I'rovince, for two \eais fiom the  dale hereof, puisuant to the provisions of  sub section (5) of section 41 of the 'Land  Act,', as amended by section 6 of the  'Land Act Amendment Act, 1901,' to enable the Industrial, Power Company of  B.C., Limited, to select therefrom timber  liraits for wood pulp and paper manufacturing purposes, as provided by an  agreement bearing date the 13th day of  June, 1901, viz:���������  Area i���������All the   surveyed   land    on  both sides of Kingcome   River,   and   the  ti    land surveyed between   Kingcome  Inlet  li".    and Bond Souud-  Arfa 2���������Commencing at the northeast corner of Lot 1^ thejice following up  the'river at the he.id of Thompson's  Sound and its branches, a distance of ten  miles, and having a width on each side  thereof of one mile  Area 3���������Commencing at the north-  1 ern boundarv ef Lots 45, 55 and 56, on  the Kle-na-Klene River; thence north  along the^said river and us branches five  miles, and having a width on each side  of one-half mile, including all surveyed  lands.  Area 4���������Commencing  on   Wakeman  Sound at thesGuth-uestcorncr of Lot 61;  thence west on the 5i^t  pirallel  of latitude to a point north of Embley Lagoon;  thence   south   to   said   lagoon;   thence^  south-westerly following the passage between    Kinnaird   Island    and   Pandora  Ht-ad to Mills Passage; thence to Queen  Charlotte Sound;  thence    south-easterly  along the shore line    of   Noel    Channel,  and easterly along   the   centre   of   Fife  Sound to Village  Point;   thence   northwesterly to the north   of   Trivett   Island  to the mouth of Kingcome Inlet;   thence  nor h along the west shore of Wakeman  Sound to the paint of commencement.  Area 5���������Consisting   of   Harbledown  ') and Turner Islands.  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of  Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B C, 22nd June, 1901. jy2,4t  Notice.  o  IN   THE  ,- t  The most northerly paper published   on the Island.  SUBSCRIPTION   $2.00   A    TEAR.  iSSlj  TIME TABLE  flanaiiBD a,  EFFECTIVE  ���������  A  NOV. 19th, 1898.  r  VICTORIA TO WEIililjffGTOST.  No. 2 Daily.   '  A.M  De. 9.00 Victoria....  "    9:28 GoM<5rrenm  "   10:9 Koenigs.  "   10:48 Duncans..  (        P.M.       _ "  ���������������   I2:14^a Nanaimo...  A . 32.3  . ....'....Wplhnt-ton .  No. 4 Saturday-  F.M.  ..{. Do. 1 2.1)   "   4:53    "   5.34  P.M.   7:4*  .'    Ar. 7 35  WELIilBTGTOjV   TO  VICTOBIA.  No. 1 Daily. No. 3 Siitvrday.  A.!!.   1 1 t A Al.  De. 8:05 Wollipjrton De. 4:25  *'   8:26  Ninia-ino    " 4::*'*  "   9:52  DuncrtiT- '... . "   6 05  " 10:37  Koeii-K's "   C 46  " 11.-1S      GoJdstrcani       -   7'3?  Ar. 11:45    .        . . Victoria     Ar. SOOi-.M.'  Reduced lates to and from all points   o  Saturdays and Sundays good to return Mon  day. - , ?  For rates   and   al    information    app:y  at  Company's oilloea. 1  A. DUNSMUIR    <     Geo. L. COURTNEY.  Pkksidknt. , Traffic ManaKor  Fining J������.  With Canadian Supplement  "    ' 253   Broadway,,  -   Kew York,  "J-  3.  A.    '  ',  2".eat   s.xi 2    HXost   Sstiliiouttal  MSniiJg' Ps.jft.ir   Iii   ttSao  SampJc Oo-sy l'i co.      ; ^ :   -,   :  :   j   ? "s  JAS. A. CARTHEW'S \  very Stable:  *- ���������  ���������      TEAMSrER     AND   DftAYMKN'    ���������  ��������� ���������  :    Single and  Double rigji.   :  for Hire.    All Orders    ���������  - t m '  Promptly   Attended   to.    :  ; R SHAW, Manager.  Third St.. Cumberland, B.C:  Cumberland ���������'   ;// )  Hotel      ������������������" . \    *"  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE  AND SECOND /STREET.  CUMBERLAND, Br. C. t{r  Mrs. J. H. Piket, Proprietresa.  When in Cumberland be - sure  and sta}* at tbe Cumberland  Hotel, First-Class Accomoda-  , tioir for transient and permanent boarders. , ������ '  i  1  ',3'.'  Weetely Edition..  AlontUly        "   ..  .������5.00 rorf  ].r)0J"  am, .postpaid  Sample Rooms and  Public Hall  Run in Connection with  Hotel;  ������������������ 1.  NBC0UH*  ;  I  Have Taken    Office  in.-the Nash      Building,  Dunsmuir'Avenue,    Cumberland.    '  1   and am agent for the following  I Reliable    insurance-   companies:  *   The Royal   London   and1 Lan  f cashire and Norwich  Union.  - am ,prepared tor accept 'risks  aT  current 'rates.    I.am, also agent  for the Standerd Life  Insurance  Company of  Edinburgh and the  .  Ocean Accident Company of^jgg-^  'land.    Please  call ,ai d   invest^  gate before insuring in.Hoy other  Company.  /     . JAMES ABRAMS.  j|  Do^yea invond tJayiw--; a rlfile &r'B  -n pisi.o3 ?   If  so,   get  ihe ��������� beat  fj  -������-h3ch \$ a '  Rates from $lr.00 to $2.00^ per day -��������� \-r \  * * l  r i * l       " i T *  '7' c'  ���������77  7 T.*  V'-J*"J  7**1  '^'~: f *iT,<1  I *-"jl  %  iL^sJ"      \!t-  ���������*5iw^' < d  TRAD! fl-rARK^.  -    DEGICilfa,  ,  COPYRIQHTS *������  " Anyone E-en'dtn-r n sketch and description mar  'quiok]yoscbrteln, free, wiioUier aa lt>T������nUoaui  probably patstitaoie. Commua'catsou-i ������ertntl������  conBdontlaJ. OJcieac ngency for securing pHtf^ft  In rAmerica. Jfop. have a Woehuytton offloe. <  Patents takatrctbrouj-h Aluun A Co. naal*t>  Bj/tc.aJ uotico lu tt;������v   ^ ^ r  ^    \ ���������  ;     SOIENTrflB,- AMERICAN, -  bea������tlfii]>y- lllusfratod. Inrsrest cirerulatloa ������#  any Bcientltic journi'.;, woek'y, teroia 98.60��������� ytatt  "ii.OOs'i moutho .ipecircon ooulosandl  BcOii on Pacfntp oent *reo.   A<J4rea*  >*;  *-\ '*."I  s7'i  '- '"' s-"/f I  -'.1  V S-  ".���������jrjMN    ;-.    f<*jt,  n*\t.  oooooooooo ooooodooo  Rifles j-iTi^e iri jirici'3 frcra 54.00 to  ST'j.OO. For ku-������L0 and small gaao,  nleo for forger practice. Pistolsfroiu  ������3. CO lo ������20.00.     '  Sv;:'<l &fa;ru-j icr lirs-o catjilofyitc ilhis- A.  tritmy toitiplcto lixic, brln-fuliv? valuable f;  ijiforiiiat:o:i to foorfSLdCn. rrmuhiM i'  " > ih r  iverv  o  o  or  o  o  ��������� *T-i>  *-  '#1  W  miner  I am  prepared   to* O  furnish StylishoRigs ������ '  and do Teaming at O.  reasonable rates. ������  D. KILPATRICK.     g  Cumberland ������  ooooooooooooooooooo  o  o  o  o  o  c  o  o  o  r^;-r-r--3Kr������r{;cT*"^-0aK^-vsK.������^^  .)  ALL  KINDS OF  files of any Patten Tied to Order.  Riding on locomotives and rail  way cars of the Union Colliery  Company by any person or per  sons���������-except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited. Employees are subject to dismissal for allowing same  By order  Francis D. Little  Manager.  me  tal.  I  DONE   AT REASONABLE RATES  Fancy Inlaying in wood and  French Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  isszzzsaixESiz; -.-  -r'r. ^v*^~* -n*_  '*���������  ������������������������$3������3������@S������S������&������3������3������8������������  e.s*   '���������  ������GO  A( Story of the Golden |  Fleece.  ������ ������ ������  -a  tBy ST. GEORGE RATHEONS ������  That flying glimpse of a disappearing object was not the stretch  ���������of imagination.  "'What have you found''" he asked,  '-coming alongside tlie phunMuan, and  ���������also riveting lus gaze upon the  ground.  "Footprints, and 'not made' by an  ���������angel, either, you bet," returned  blunt Jim, pointing to where the  .dust had been ,disturbed, and there  Rex "discerned a giant   imprint.  It, meant much to them���������discovery���������  . on alarm, tlie assembling of the  black hosts, the 'destruction of their  only-path out of tlie deep'crater, a  siege, and ultimate 'destruction! No  wonder then, -with thc-'e' possibilities  ���������staring them in the face both Hex  ���������and the cowboy were anxious to  know whither .the black spy had  flown.  Besides,   Bludsce was at  once over-  'y/helmed  by  a  feverish  desire  to  follow,  that being a part and parcel of  his religion. - >  He flashed the light over the trail,  arid Bex did not say ;nay���������indeed, he1  was in, quite the mood.-to accompany  Bludsoe 'down -through - the infernal  regions if so be there was an object  in visiting that abode of the dark  ���������shades.  As he -went on Jim kept tip a run-  'ning commentary upon the situation,  ���������and in. that way gave vent to his  Seclingst while at the same' time mi-  "partihg a certain amount' of information; for Rex had never Iwd much  practice as a^ trailer, and might be'  looked, upon as something of a "tenderfoot" in cowboy parlance  "See,   here's   where  he   made     that  dying- leap  when  you. had .a'glimpse  ������of him, and I just reckon, as how the  'critter must  ha\e -"been, scared '   nigh  'to  death when the^fnjC^flashed up" so,  ���������sudden  like.   He ..ifuutetl 'yonder���������you]  ���������can  see how  heV^iipjpe<l' as  he.  came  ���������down,   but  recQverccr*"a'nd ran  like    a  scart deer.    - -;*",-,s-1-',":--*  -' "HereSs the wall of the place,     but  ���������jest  in   this "spot  you" see  it's  riven,  ���������and   through���������that- opening   our , chap  ���������went lickct'ty  split.  ���������, '"vo\v,j if ..you asked mv advice, sir,  I'd surely say we'd be foolish not to  go "a'litUc" way   into   that ere  crevice  and   see   if  we1 can't   run   across   this  cussed  spy,  because   if  he  once     gets  clear,   we'll have  to   [jay the    piper.  Is  it a go,  Sir. Bex?".  His "tone and manner werq' persuasive,    and    Bex,   falling  in   vhth    the  i  spirit  of adventure,  as  he  recognised  the ^alue of keeping this scout from  giving the wild alarm, immediately  acquiesced.  So they plunged into the black crevice, which looked -more like some  freak .of nature, icsulting from a con-  vulsionyof the mountain in the days  when I-Crokato was violent, than any  ���������possible passage constructed by man's  'ingenuity.  It%was astonishing how rapidly the  .experienced cBludsoo pushed on. lie  -seemed to keep one c.\ c on the ground  so as to follow the trail, while with  the other he endeavored to pierce tlie  darkness that lay like a pall just beyond the line "marking tlie limit of  'their feeble  torch's power.  Hastings could not but experience  .a sensation of thrilling interest as he  ijkept at the other's heels.  They had quickly passed around  several angles, so that a backward  glance which Bex shot over his  shoulder failed to reveal the first  sign of light from the rear. On cither  side were the roughened, black walls,  which looked very much as though  *Lhcy had been binned by the fue of  ages, while under their feet the base  -of the crevice was threatening to trip  ���������them   up  with   e\er\    irio\e.  To add to the interest of the affair,- both of them began to sniff suspiciously of the atmosphere, as  though it aroused unbidden fears, for  it became strongly impregnated with  sulphur or brimstone, as though they  approached  the  bottomless   pit.  And as they thus rushed on Bex  was surprised to luue (lie ilambeau  thrust into his hand, while his com-  ion shouted  over  Ins .shoulder:  pan  We're closing on him  fast, sir!'  CHAPTER XIII.  LHE S.VAP OH  A  HOPE.  >It was easy to see that the cow-  S'boy had some plan of action in his  -mind���������that  even  as   he  ran   he     had  ��������� arranged a scheme by means��������� of which  he hoped and expected to accomplish  ��������� the downfall of the black spy who  -scurried on before, and of whom they  -had occasional glimpses as he bounded from pillar  to   post     in  a-sullen,  '������������������unwilling-way,   as   though   he     liked  not the idea  of  being  thus  chased so  : heartily into the bowels of the earth.  Ilex  entered  into  the spirit  of    the  game with a zest known only to tlie  hunter���������an  eagerness   that  is  seldom  ���������-reciprocated by the fugitive, be it man  ��������� or beast, straining every muscle and  nerve to escape.  He kept close at Bludsoe's heels,  and waved the torch above his head  so that with the draught caused by  this double movement, the flame hissed and roared, and ate deeper into the  wood of which the flambeau was  ���������composed.  The air grew even more suggestive  of the infernal regions-���������it was fetid  and strongly impregnated with that  sulphurous odor which they had no-  ticed, ever since plunging into the  crack in the black rocks.  Still Jim Bludsoe ran on, and Bex  would not allow any man to outdo  him in an affair of this kind, no matter where it led. That was the  Scotch blood of his way-back ancestors again���������he owed much that < was  wholesome in his disposition to those,  sturdy men of brake and fen from  whom he was descended. ' ,  - As his'eye re.--.U-d momentarily on  his   companion   he   discovered       that  .lun   had   made  his   lasso      ready   that   weapon   which   is   more  "   than  knife  or  revoher  in  the     hands      of'  one  to  the  manner  born,    and,  with-  which   an   adept   can   perform     feats  that' might  stamp  him  a   wizard    in,  the eyes  of a  tenderfoot.  He coiled it as he ran and woe  betide the black fugitive ' once the  rope was' launched forth by that  practiced arm.  All the while they gained,  possibly  because,    the   man   * who   fled   before  them experienced an unwillingness to  explore   the   mysteries   of   the      subterranean passage,  and also     on   account of their avoiding obstacles   lie  stumbled   over,   thanks, to   thc0light.  Now he could  be seen very plainly  ���������Bex even caught the look of deadly i fear"0 up on  his  dark  face      as      lie'  twisted his  head around  in the     endeavor '   to      lhs~;>v-ei    whether   they  were still gaining.  He really feTt sorry for the  wretch, and "\ot, knowing what it  meant for them should' the Zambodi  warrior escape to sound the alarm,  and arouse the 'black impis within  ten leagues of the sacred crater, he^  was just as determined as Jim* to'  continue the mad race until it'came  to   its  legitimate 'conclusion. '   '.  Twice he shouted to the lellow to  stop'and surrender, but his voice  sounded' like a .trumpet blast in that  narrow, ragged clctt. and appeared  to only inspire additional terror in  tho fugitive, judging from 'the fresh  spurt   he   took,     tear    lending     hiLn  WINNIPEG MARKETS.  to  hurl  to     swing  if    to , give  might   keep  Sil'1-1'*-  down  Bludsoe "was  almost  ready  his   i;ope���������he   had   begun  it around  his    hoad    as  warning to Bex  that he  his  distance. '  ���������L-The black runner no longer  ; scrambled' over the rocks like a  ������������������'frightened chamois���������ho had come to  a* full stop, and h:F al'ilude was  that of a iwu who iinds himself  between the'devil - and the do--p sea  ���������behind him weie those white,,adventurous spirits from whose touch  he had fled in such haste like , .one  possessed, while before him- yawned  an ab^ss whence arose a weird vapor that looked like, * a phantom  smoke, together .with".'a.: dull  as of some fiery furna"c^c'j"*-far  in'the bosom   of  the  earth."  Bex saw and his heart was chilled  with horror at the terrible choice  thrust upon the fugitive.  To maku the leap meant but one  chance in ten of his reaching the op-*  posite side, such was the width of  1he awful chasm from which these  sulphur ous iumes drifted, and should  failure be his portion his flight to  tho gates of Hades must be rapid indeed.  As the black athlete stood there,  vi I h every muscle --trained in anticipation of the fearful task before  hnn. and with one loot drawn back  to gi\e impetus to his leap, he presented a picture young. Hastings  could never forget to his d\ ing  day���������a picture that has since graced  tho walls of a salon and aroused the  most intense admiration for the mar-  \ellous look ol fear and resolution  combined upon the black face of  tho sinewy  Zambodi  warrior.  Biudsoc was swinging his lariat  with increasing power, as though it  were his intention to wrap the reckless spy in its coils ere lie had a  chance to launch himself forth upon  such   a  haphazard  mission.  lie was  too  late to prevent it.  The black athlete suddenly leaped  through space, his iorm describing a  parabola as  it rose and  fell again.  Bravo* he struck tlie other side,  clearing a greater spate than the  highest record of a st.incline, iiimj)  e\i%r  reached,  for   the  diead   of  death  of    steel  ' WHEAT���������No. 1 hard, Fort William,  69y,c, !No. 2 hard, GT^c, No. 3 hard  6-iI������-  COUXTBY WHEAT���������53 to 58c per  bushel.  FLOUR���������Flour holds firm. Lake  of the AVoods Five Boses, ������2.00; Bed  Patent, $1.85; Medora, ������1.45; XXXX  ������1.15. per s.ack of 9S pounds. Ogil-  vie Milling Co., Hungarian, ������3.00 ;  Glenora Patent, ������1.85 ; -Alberta,  ������1.65; -Manitoba, ������1.50; and Imperial XXXX, ������1.10 per sack ��������� of OS,  pounds. < > f  MJLUFEED.���������Bran, ������11 50 per ton,  shorts' ������13.50 per ton,  delivered.  GROUND FEED���������Oat chop, , ������30  per ton; mixed barley and oats/ ������25  per ton, and corn ������23 per'ton.  OATS���������Manitoba oats are practic-  'ally  out  of  the    market. Ontario  oats are worth 4.7 to 48c per bushel  in car lots'. ' ',  -  BABLEY���������None offering.  COBN"-6Lc per bushel.  HAY���������lresh baled hay, ������G to ������7  per ton in car lots on track .here.  Loose hay on the street is _ also  i\onh ������0.50-to ������6 per ton.  POULTBY���������Dressed f spring chickens,  30  to 40c each.'   '7  DBrfcfcJEl) MEATS���������rosh  beef,   6  to  o]/oC p"r lb;  veal,  7  to  SV^c; mutton,  lie per'lb: hogs, 8c perrlb.  '  BUI "���������" LB���������Creamery,   15c     per     lb*.  Dairy,   Y+.k7 per lb. v   ,  , 'C1IEESJ&-7C per Hi.  EG-^S---'2c per dozen.-   -        '   ,  HIDES���������No. 1 inspected hides,r5yoC  51/2 to 614c; veal ���������calf, 7c to S^; dea-  kuis, 25 ,to 40c; slunks, 15c to 20;  horsehides, ������1 to ������1,50. ',. -��������� . _  'WOOL���������Manitoba wool is .worth  about Sc delivered .here.,    ���������,   .-  SE.\1''\ BOOT���������27c per HI.;    .    .-,  *"  LIVE STOCK..  . CATTLE���������Fat cattle are quoted at  -vi'to c7jc per pound,  delivered here.  "SHEEP���������oo per pound.  l-TO0S-6c'per lb.  HOBSES���������Very little demand. Work  horses will bring from ������125 to ������200  each, according to weight and quality.     ��������� , ,    -  CANADIAN PACIFiC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE    -   -...  S.S.   Marie, OWeu Sou'<",  Toronto  , and East, vVia Lalse3, Mon., Thins  clTXGL Oct*; ������������������*��������������������������� ������������������������������������ ������������������(>���������������������������������������������������������������������������      ���������������������������������������������������  Tues , Fri. "-n&San   Montreal, Toronto,   Now Yorls ami  .   past, via all rail,; daily ;   1%'at    .Portage*   and,    intornicd'aie  points, lion., .Wed. fir Fri   >TueS.7Tinirs. & Sat    Rat    Portage     nnd     intermediate  p.*ints,Ti*cs.sThurs, and Sat   Moa:, Wed. ondivri .-.  Slolson, Lac ' Du Bonnet ind   inter  mechatoPoints. Thurs only...-.   Portage kiPrairio, Brandon, Calc-ary  Nelson v.v.d all Kootenay and Coast  Ijoints.' daily ..: .'   Portage la Prairie, "Brandoa. and intermediate poinis. daily ex Hun.  iSra'iion, M^o o-  t.-j -������" .*iiy  fortaga ic Prairie  'a,-*?- and inlcr-  3iad3i:ono. Keana.iva, Minnedosa and  intefiuouiatepol icss daily ex Sun.  ahealLalce, Yoi-ktcn and j-itenafidi-  ate points, Men., Wed. and jjri ���������  Tues. Thiuv., and SaiurJay . .c   riamd    City,     Hasuotj,,     SJinota,  1 Tues.., Thni'3. andSit p....  Mo:i., V/cd. n-dFii ,   "lorfien, Be*crair.e andintonnediato  points. , daily ex: Sun 1  ISSi p;nlra, AlfiKiscla aud inreiinedlatc  points, Mon., Wcd.,Tiii'-s. Ss UuA,  Mod., Tugs., Thurs. and .Vri   Glenboso. ao'-u-is, and 113. -raaerjialc  po::)*3, dally ez: Sun.  L.V  '1,50  ATI.  0.30  G.3  13 00  14.C0 "  .2.3.  wap iii us,iui ita,  7sr  7.1s-  19.*.  8.co  S.3  -..dO  D.1Z  :t.2*  12.1;  ���������13.10  10.1  iS.lt  *9.10  10.-20  .20 18 -22  AlaraeclA aiidintor  niediaJ:o points,   Mon , Wed ,  .fri. 1  Tues., Taurs. and .*:at , ���������    j  Pipestone, P.eslon. Areola and is>1cr ���������  jnechate poirJ.'!,   Blon. Wed-.  Frj  Tues,, Thuis. aiidaai. '....  Frohysbire, Hirsh,  Bienfiii*},  Zsie  vd'i, Sat.  BICTl.  -)*������*������9*f*'l'i  ��������� ��������� a ������ ��������� ��������� e *r "  Gretna, SI. Paul, :C licago .dady  Sto:.dwall, Tue]on..l'uea. Tivais, L'at  West Pelkirir Mon, Wed, Fri  West. Selkirk Tues. Thuii, fet  Emer-O'i Mon. Wort and Vr I 7.  i.a  7.S0  7.C0  I'.l'J  I'iZj  18.30  J 8.20  i0.0*  17.1C  J. W. LEONARD,  Gen. Sapt.  C. E. McPCIEBSON,  Geu. Pas^- AK3it  ga\e   tho   amaznii"     power'  spring's   to   hi.s   nuiSLles.  ���������'("reat ScoLL! wliat a magnificent  le.ip. and he nnido it���������he has landed  on    the   other,  side���������a     l iger       could  lia\ e   done   rio  lieticr.   Not  yet not  yet���������he staggers wildly on the  brink���������his fooling- is insecure and  liu failed to throw his woiyht  forward. 1'oor devil-���������he is lost alter all���������my God! what a fate for a  br.ave' man." ,  Even while Bex was thus speaking  the-black warrior had-been S going  throiigh the most tremendous 'contortions-iii. dn endeavor to maintain  the slight advantage secured' ��������� by  planting his feet upon the; rocky-  brink of the cleft; but instead of  gaining ground his most frantic and  exhausting muscular efforts only  served to keep his balance for a  space not exceeding fifteen seconds of  time.  Then from his lips burst a shriek  such. as might proceed from the  lost souls in torment. Despair hdd  swallowed tip hope, and a consciousness of his terrible doom overwhelmed him.  THE EAIADLUf IDSZ&EB9 RI CO,  Stations akd Days.  J -.  [TO Efl vC-STIMJED.]  The South African winter begins to-  '.vard the end of April and lasts until September.    ��������������� ? x ve f 1 c n Ca' 1 adiau  .Norther.i depot���������  V.'innlpss to Morris Em  eiooa,-St. Pv.ul ctcdly  3t Paul to JErnorsin  Ii] orris, Wiunijjrg dly  \\ nmi'ie*;    10   RoItuu,  Mir.r.i. Bel '-ont.iravt-  ncy A: Bca-idon, Mon.  Wo J a-ul Fri.    -   -  ���������  Brandon. Hariiiey. Bel  iiioii.1-, Jhaim, Bcland,  to Whnupe--.   Tues  '1 im rs and &\i.    -  -���������  Wiini e,jto Portage li  P.  and   iraormeclutc  s &iionc, dally ex sun.  Portago'laP. and inter-  medi'iite staiion3 to  Winnipeg dl/ es Stni.  Winnipeg: to st.*v ic-ns on  Beaver and Delta, bran  ches, Tues, a.r.d Thurs  Beaver and Dalta br'cli  'stations, to Winnipeg  Tuo3. and TJiurs.    -  Whin ipeg to Por tags la  P., G-ladsfeone.    -   -'������������������-  Dauphin, etc., Mon.'  "Wed. and Fn.  Dauphin. Gladstone, X"'."  Is-s, Prairie, Winnipeg  TiiC3.,  Thtirs. &   Sat.  Winnipeg to Wp'gosis,  , Tu&3.-and Thtirs.   - '-  ���������Wimiipegosis to "Wpg  Mou. and Fri, ........  ���������Winaipe,** to "Grand  Viow. Mon.  and  Fri.  3-rand Vi-3-y to    Wpg  Tues. and Sal;....   Dauphin t" Wp'gosis  and return, Sat-....;  Dauiiliinto Swan River  & EhvQod,;Wed. ....  EhvoodfcoSwan Kiver  <Sr Dauphin, Fri. .   Leave from O. P. depot  Winnipeg to *Warroad  Beaudette and intor-  ;no:liatc ffitations,Mon,  "Wed., and Fri.  ......  Bbaudrtte, Warroad.etc.  to Winnipeg", Tues.,  Thurs. andtfat-.  I .cave  Going  South.  IS. 15  ".0.45  18.30'  ���������11.S5  16.30  9.45  9.d5 .  9.1*i  9.43  5.03  14.1G  Leave  CrOillC"  Xorlh.  Arrive.  20 CO  8.03  .&0J  8.00  8.C0  Cod  6.00  16.43  5.00  7.15  13.30  18.15  16.33  'lD.25  23.45  1-1.20  20.45  16.00  20.45  :o.'5  20.45  ���������1!).15  29.15  12.C0  6.00  13.C0  2i.S3  12.20  D. B. HAXNA,  Gen. Su-oi.  GEO. H. SHAW,  Traf.Mgi  GENERAL ASSEMBLY.  ELECTION OF THE^REV. DR.'WARDEN  AS MODERATOR, FOR 1901.  First 3Ieotins of the "Setv Century in th������*  Handsome St< Andrew's Church, <)t-  taw a���������Topics Touclied Upon by the  Betirins; and the Incoming "tioderators  ���������Tho Twentieth Century Fund. ' ,  St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church,  on Wellington street, Ottawa, where  the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Canada assembled  recently for the first time in Che new  century; is 'within a stone's throw of  the Parliament grounds,T .and is' a  handsome and costly edifice, and was  'suitable'in every way for the purposes of'the new century meetings of  the Supreme 'Court of the Presbyterian^ Church, in Canada. , Since 1ho  organization of the church, which' belonged, .before the union of 1875, to  the Presbyterian Church of Canada,  in connection^ with the Church *oJ  Scotland, St, Andrew's has ha'd fiva  ministers, viz:', The Rev. Mr. Dune,  the Rev. Mr.'' Cruiksharik, the Hev.'  Dr. Spence, (the Rev. rD. M. Gordon,  now   of   Halifax,   during   whoso  juiin-  into the ministry in the year 1S66,  and continued in pastoral work ' for  nine years in Petrolea and western  Ontario, when he went to Montreal  to assume the financial agency of the  Presbyterian College in that city.  He    remained in Montreal in .agency  THE  work until  Rev. Di\  Reid,  JilZV.  On.  AVANDES'.  ,.-1* ' .        -  sifter     the  death of tha  of Toronto,- .who for.  many years -was" at  ST.   A.NDliL'W's,  CHU'I'O'I.   OTTAWA  ,  istry the' handsome/, edifice f that is  here was* erected, and the presem  pastorj the Rev. W. T. Herridgc, D.  D. '''The congregation has a "gover n-  ment in the session of sixteen eldcraj  .along"'with the minister, 'a t'empoial  board of sYx^ and a body of glebe  trustees, .composed "of four. * The  church has a*-membership of 595,. Th������-  people "of ��������� St. Andrew's Church, together ' with, the ' minister jsnd the  membership . of the other! Presbyterian churches of the political capital  of the Dominion, 'are united, and interested in all plannmgs and pi o-  cecdings , belonging to' the 'General  Assembly, by which they were honored. , '  On the constitution of the General  Assembly, Rev. Dr. Pollock, the tc-.  tiring moderator, proceeded with hi"s  "farewell, in the course of which he  alluded to'the Assembly of 1900, to  the unique features of' a new --century gathering,, to the distinction accorded to him of havincj, the last  word from the chair for the'old century and the first word f'-om (he  new, to thp losses of the Queen, and  the veteran missionary Dr. ?,Iac!v;vy  of Formosa, to tht> hopefulness attaching to the Empire by the accession of the new Kuu the throne,  to the adoption of the com.so taken  by the Prcslrv term 11 Church in Canada, by the Presbyterian Chvrch in  Scotland and Australia in the matter of union, and to other mattei''  that fitted in well in a retiring address.  It was generally expected that the  Rev. Dr. Warden would succeed Principal Pollock in the moderatotship <  No other name was proposed. and  the election of the new moderator  tins year took up less time than is  usual with this eventful portion of  the   opening  of   a   General   Assembly.  The Rev.  Dr.  Warden  was  ordained  ent of- the church'.c  Dr.   Warden,     by     cull ,and   appoint-(  ment,      became   Dr.   Reid's - successor  and   removed   Lo  Toronto.     The-"new*.���������  moderator   also.-shares jn   the' clerk-  'ship  of the  General, Assembly     with  the Rev.  Dr.      Robert Campbell,.-    ol  Montreal,    lie'excels in'the^nancia^  departments, of   the 'church's', opera-'"'  tions.  ,', ITe "is  convener, of the-com--  mittee     on     the  century fund "move: -,  ment,  and   took- occasion iri" address- -  ing  the, Assembly,   after having been  chosen      to,    -be  moderator,   to stat-  that     the", .expected'   -foury hundred *  thousand 'dollars,, which was the debt  ;  portion of^the million "dollar schemo7  1 was 'raised  and- doubled".     He statpd *  'that  four  hundred   thousand  of     the'  six  hundred - thousand   belonging  ' to l  the 'common fund';   or second portion  of the scheme,   was  actually paid  in,y  atfthe present time: that the.remain-  "ing   two   ��������� hundred   thousandj was, 'nn  assurance,   arid  that   there"was cause  for  general   rejoicing 'that   instca"cl  of s"  the'round  million   which  yvsm" aimed  ot      for     June,  3 901.. it hadvbecoma  ,  swelled   to   one  million  four,*'hundred-*;,  thousand   dollars.''    ���������       '    7 v"���������J   -/rV';  ���������    Tho Slowness of' Starvation.   * - "  During a prolonged fast*the loss of,!  weight is unusually rapid at*first-and.'  decreases as the time gees on.   Death <  ensues when a certain percentage o������,  the-loss b'as been reached, and thisper- .  centage varies "according, to the brigi- -  nal weight.' Fat animals may "lose'half'  their weigbt,.thinnci\one3;perhaps*two-j;  fifths.,   A  man  or woman  of rather <*  spare,   build , weigliirig  .143,   pounds-^  :migbt,*thcrefore. lose about 55^pounds^  before'succumbing.   Children,die, after';  a fast' of from three to, five'ldays; during whiebe they, have los't a quarter of   ���������  their weight.  Ilealthy adults, however,''.  Lave fasted 50,days when 'Water" has   <,  been taken.    A German physician reports the case of. a woman ^aged 47\  years who fasted for" 43 days, talcing  water freely.    She lest 44'pounds out"  >of 143 pounds aud died from exhaustion. " s  ..VI  - /  "ir  11  John Montgomery's I'et'tion.  In the Legislative Assembly, petition of John Montgomery, hotel  keeper, Toronto,, setting forth <��������� that  in 1S37' he was the owner of a tavern and other dwelling, houses on  Yonge street, which, he had rented,  in all, for ������350 a year; that in December of that year, while in- the  tavern as a boarder, a party- of per-,  sons came in'on their way to attack  Toronto; that while in the house,  they were attacked, and routed by a  party of militia, who set fire to and  destroyed that and adjoining, "buildings; that petitioner lost property  worth ������7,000 currency; that he was  afterwards indicted for high treason  on evidence which he is prepared to  provo was false, and praying, gener  ally for an inquiry into his case, and  for redress.���������From The Globe's report on May 29,  1S51.  Hosts of people do themselves irreparable harm and  shorten their lives by many years by the use of stimulating-,  drugs to whip up the exhausted nervous, system and keep the  machinery of the body working. Others get temporary relief  from nervous headaches and body pains by the use of deadenr  ing and nerve-destroying narcotics. Both of these treatnient^  mean death.to the nervous system and hasten the approach of  paralysis and insanity.   :       ' ��������� .    ^ ;        ^     '  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is' a protest against these bid-  fashioned and villainous methods' of treatment^ Unlike, any  other medicines you ever used, Dr. Chase's Nerve Food forms  new red corpuscles in the blood and creates new nerve tissue  to replace that destroyed by overwork and disease. It is impossible to obtain a more effective treatment., for nervous disorders than Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, because it gradually and  naturally restores the wasted nerve cells and- rebuilds the system. It is the up-to-date remedy for weakness and disease  resulting from wasted nerves. -���������  n  50 cts. a Box,  6 Boxes for *"2.50.    At all dealers,  ... ������������������   or  Edmanson,   Bates  & Co., Toronto.  \.  ������v V?  *
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ii lord mill.
TO PERFORM  IT-     '-
His   Attitude   Towards. Kis   Subordinate
Oftlcei-s���The   War   in   South Africa   a
,       '   . ������ <
Contrast" With * European   War���
- - 4 l I ,
lfao'Commander-in-Chie�� Does
Not Spare   Himself���A'
, ,. -v , ,    L_     ,, j-jne    I"low   'of -> .    ^
In an 0article; on .Lord'Kitchener a
Lqridon".Daily Mail wax , correspond-'
erit writes: ',���'_<
You "cannot defeat the Boer by call-,
ing��� him names: lie runs away, and
glories iri it. You cannot get' neat-
enough ' to call; him a coward, nor
���would .that epithet. sting him to the
lighting point. ' It is a part of Brother Boer's tactics to run, and he
makes, us' run after him;* it is a. part
'of the' tiring -;out_ process, and the.
dominating maxim of 'the outlying"
commando is*. '       ' '
."Who fight and run away,
Live to fight  with  JDelarey."
Kitchener  knows     this,   and  where
\ / another*""general .<r blight - have  heen
> .5 Vicd;vering'sheets ,of ^foolscap -with *gen-
*V '^eral "ideas    for surrounding .and cap-,
'.'   turing the^'flying-., burghers, Kitchener
'   is steadily .and 'calmly removing- to
well-guarded     centres "the means    'of
, 7 "flight.    -Firstly,   the "burghers  must
] V. have, food���so'. we ..are^, bringing, , the
;f food     in.".r j.^Then '    tliey must "have,
V horses,' solthc!, country 'from 'the Or-
,   ,. - *  ange to     the'' Crocodile ^is being    de-
j*-v* i" ' nuded  of'horses. . The horses,   must
i> 'Jhaye'-forage, -'and tthe  forage of v the'
y'country is stored' or burnt.'-, Imagine
' ;
H -.   , ;   tended, and, you will- realize to some
i,7 extent -thatJ'in' Pr'etoria7is the    only
', {'possible*'"' general1 -i or""   the work! iri
--"hand���a   - work:' that demarids'better
generalship'than,7\vorild" be required
of jtjie "commander  of an army, corps
7     m a European war.      '      "  ������ - '.
, ,"',.*(Contrast the-position'of the  -General c  Commander-in-Chief   ., engaged,
*    say,'',iri a*'war -   against France.,   lie,
woujd have under his command * sevr
eral  compact < army 'corps'/moving, in'
- an area restricted- by the boundaries
7 of neutral-countries 1J, ,vLittle strategy
��� '" would "be called for, for except in. the
event  of  a" general  European confla-
���--gration vthere' 'is no room'in the   fu-
,-. ture^  *for -].. purely - strategical rriove-
_     ' 'ment*. ?\C er tain recognized positions
M   -V ^-willt"bei;hold^6r,F taken/ 'anc\ the-rest"
p>^ -"������_* * wiH/ bo 'f7'o,', '\! inatter\ of tactics. r v The
'"' ' General's     'orders to' hi1? -Lieutenants
<7   could be, made; known from one\, end,
f /of the" country- to - the ��� other    withm
^'^a^few hours;'_ he .would  be "iri/touch
with\ the' enemy, -whose 'position -."* and'
strength -would ,be as well known to
,   him as     his own.    .His  work-would
consist in supervising the Generals .of
divisions,  in  whose hands  would   ba
,   left the disposition of the forces.
-.    ,In    South ' Africa -Kitchener 'is the
*'t head,  middle and feet-of the . army.
He runs everything arid knows everything.      He    has -divisions,  brigades
and columns moving in all directions
over  an  area not less,"than  300,000
> square    miles,     and   ��� he    knows the
.    whereabouts of..eveny .one.      He  Thas
sorho" columns   * that  are  250     miles
L    from any -- railway line,  and as , far
from  telegraphic  communication. His
grasp of detail is perfect.    He knows
��� '   how many Cape carts Ilenniker's col-
��� umn:has, and he is aware that there
- are three sick;Yeomen in hospital at
'   Buluwayo.
His attitude toward his subordinates is*peculiar, for he values man
only as a more or less perfect machine, rind the more perfect he is the
better he treats him. Kitchener has
no use for fops of any sor��, but he is'
not so prejudiced by appearances as
to order a man home because he
wears an eyeglass, as ' some people
would have you believe. Indeed,
some of his best officers have an affection for the monocle. If his manner *were translated into words , it
would run something like this:   -
"I am your superior officer; you
have taken service under me, and the
world will judge you according to
your progress. I have great power
entrusted to me by the King through
his Parliament, and whoever you
are or whatever position you fill in
the social world 1 can make or mar
you. I want you to do your duty,
and your duty is to do as you're
told. If you do as I bid, you shall
have all the credit- for the success in
:; obtaining'. which I used you as an
instrument. If my plans-miscarry I
' "wiil'-take the blame���unless it miscarries sUirough. inefficiency. ... I don't
;,care who your tailor is < or how many
clubs'you may be-a-member of providing you can lead -your men s into
action with -a'maximum- of dash to a
��� minimum of-risk.   I don't want heroes who will lead -their comrades up
sStoSthe    cahhonfs    mouth and reduce
; the strength  of their regirnents  '. accordingly, but steady men who    will
take cover and shoot away  obstruc-
.tio'ri/friom the'shelter of.-a nice'.'...convenient: boulder.'' ' : -
Nor   does  Kitchener   spare, himself,
as   the  recent   chase- of   Dewet  testi-
-fies.   If ho is .not-.:at Pretoria sitting
at the end of a telegraph wire he is
somewhere'    down     the     line    seeing
things for himsielf,     and    Dewet had
not  been long  in  the  colony    before
Kitchener was at De.Aar,  talking to
the cbmmandant of Hopetown about
the horses that had not   been removed  from the''Hopetown'district.    On
such occasions  "K. ol K." has a fme
flow of language.         ...._..
How the  Venomous Creature Is Handled
by Hindoo   snake Charmeu,-Al-
viajs, ou i he Del  jisive.
The creatures were on the defensive, but not one of them attempted
to strike at the master, who sat 'serenely in front of them, so long as he
did .nothing to' annoy them. Kullan
talked to them as if they were his
dearest friends. . After a time, one or
the other ;of them would lower its
head,' collapse its hood and begm to,
try to wriggle^ away. Whereupon"
Kullan would give it a smart little
rap on the tail with his, stick and
bring it instantly to attentionragain.
Whether this man possessed any-special magic _over these cobr'as or whether, the description given below of
how lie could handle and play with
them was-simply r due to'liis method
I cannot say. _i-Tc\himself ,repudiated
the idea of magic and asserted positively J that any one who had the
necessary ( nerve and dexterity could
do exactly the same.
He used no reed instrument or music of any kind ,to propitiate the reptiles.        SETe    -would     squat     on., his
haunches   m front  of -them, ��and,   after thc<y had been hissing and swaying    their      uplifted heads backward
and  forward for  a few  minutes^   , he
raised his  hands  above -their     head's
and ���   slowly made them descend  till
they, 'rested von the snakes' 'heads. T-le
then VStroked" them gently,   speaking
all   the  time   in*( the most  endearmg
Hmdoostanee    'terms.     The ''serpents
appeared spellbound.   -They ma'de'.no"
effort to resent the lioerty,  but   .re-'
renamed quite    still,' with heads \ uplifted, Kand seemed'rather to enjoy it..
-Presently;   his   hands' would' descend
down'1 the'-  necks   about  three   inches
.below  the      heads,  his fingers  w^uld
'close loosely around the necks,    and
he   would .   lift' thein off the groun.d
and .place them on Jiis'-shoulders. The
.looseness 'of the grip, appeared to* b��
>fhe^mam ^secret. t   The -snakes,  being
in" no, way* hurt,,   would'"then  slowly
crawl through".'   his fingers and-wind
themselves'^round his neck, his shoulders rind' ^"his arms. J' They appeared
to .realize' that .no  harm ���was ,to - be
done 'them,.' and? they, made-no effort
to  resent the handling. ,-He     would
"pick  them1'," gently, off one arm -and
.place.them*-on the-'other and,- in fact,
stroke tliem" and *pet them as At they
had been" a pair "of 'harmless  worms.
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'Recent-Changes in   the ��� Blue \Kibtioa of"
7 t - Miirkmarmliip*- - * ~ """ " '
' His Majesty the Ivini> ,has gra:*'-"
lySconsented Ho   ���--��� .      '       -��� v-
jN"evtion*> i^and-t^oUieivv Judianspuncteiv
.;-Gap.��a,in&.-.^ 5 "fl.n.d;
Sai-ed llritish Post l*i-oBa Surprise���Eighty-
.. Slight Year-.   After   Her Heroic Act It
*SVas   Commemorated  by   the Erection
'    J of  the   First   Public   Mouument  to   a
Woman in Canada.
, '    S ��� '
Several thousand people on Saturday, June 22, 1901, assembled' at
the'1 historic village of Lundy's Lane
and honored the m'mioz-y of Laura
Secord, the heroine1' of the war of
1812 to 1S15." Here, almost m the-
shadow of the -' monument, ' recently
erected by the Dominion "Government
to the soldiers who fell in the battle,
of Lundy's Lane, lie the remains of
La'ira Secord and her husband1
James, where, under the auspices of
the Ontario Historical*-Society-, ( the
monument to'the heroine of Beaver
Dams was unveiled by }Trs. -George
Wr.  Ross.
This,      the ' first ptihlij   monument"
erected  to  a, woman-m   Canada,'    is.
the  work .���   of   a     Canadian  woman,
"JVIiss Mildred    Peel' of ^-London, and
the      funds     for the monument were
raised   through   the   Ontario' Historical Society by subscriptions    pt Ave
and""ten"cents, 'which we're*'contributed  'vby    children'in the . schools/ by*
members of. the "Canadian militia and
the historical , ""societies, the'County
of 1  Wei land,   '- villages      of '.Niagara
Falls'^South and'Chippewa, the "town,
of Niagara Falls, the Niagara'Navigation Company and the 49(he Regiment  of the British' army'- (General'
Brock's1 old    'regiment,  to "which Lt/
Fitzgibbon belonged). ^    .
'The 7monument shows a granite
base bearingJ1 a'-" rectangular 'shaft
about seven.feet high, on three sides(
of which, are polished shields bearing,
inscriptions-,.cut in? the stone. \ . On
the-, front side,' facing the Lundy's
Larie ^monument/ the inscription/1"-' is'
as-follows:    . ,'  -' ;.l  . '  J
-"To perpetuate the name' an'd fame
'of^'Laura Secord,, who  (on.L the.* 23rd
of June,  1813,) fwalkedt alone nearly
twenty-miles*by 'a' circuitous,   * difficult   and   perilous  route   to   warn     a'
British   outpost   at'Dc  Cew's v Fa'ls
of' an' -intended" attack, and -    thereby'
enabled'  Lieut.   Fitzgibbon "on'*   the'
24th-o"f June, I8i,3,-.with"391 men    of
II.   M.   49th .^Regimentl'   about     15
milltianien-rarid  a small"forcejof Six
ragged and shoei?ss, and inenaced at
every step by the fear of the deadly
rattlesnake and wild animals, tin1
wildcat, the bear and the wolf, \\hosieries once caused even her dauntless
eo'.ri'afe <^o falter. This terrible tourney of twenty miles the devoted woman traversrd alone, finding her way
by instinct through the trackless forest and 1 swamp, crossing lhe swollen
torrent "of Twelve Itfile Creek upon a
fallen trc?', and after narrowly escaping,^" rare presence of mind -..the
tom->hiwks of friendly Indians, who
regarded her as a spy, she reached
;Do Ceivs, told her s<ory to Lieut.
L'ib-gibbon,  and fainted.
>"  Toole "No  Chances.
'.Til, tell you how it'is, "parson," said
the board of trade [clerk. ��'*.* You've married us, and 3*ou'll admit that it is,a
.good deal of a speculation. Now.' I'll
pay-you $2. tbe, regular, fee, now, and
call it square or'fir wait CO days and
pay you what experience teaches u*e
tlie job is really worth to me, even if
U's^lOO.*' ���--"������.
"'The clergyman looked1 long-and earnestly- at the energetic, determined
young woman and 'sighed., '   "'
"Give me the $L\"j. he .said.
-   '     They Hnun't Made Ui��.
"Well,", said he, ausious to patch up
,their quarrel of yesterday, "aren't you
'curious to'know what's in the* pacl��
.age?" ,. r :,\
r"Not ^very," his wife, still uni'-elent-
ing. -replied 1-n differently.    ~ ,
v, ."It's something tor the one" I' love
best in all-the world."     7 7
- '"-Ah;'I suppose it's" those suspenders
you   said .you   needed." ���    ,"'<    '
A Sentimental Farcier.
"These sheep pictures of .Mauve's arc
beautiful,'' said ilr. L., the art instructor of the summer art school, to-
his class as he turned over a lot of reproductions frcrn the great artist's-
paintings. "The3* are so gentle, so tender, so suggestive of pastoral peace-
and quietude."' ��� 1
*'0h,' I do love sheep!"'exclaimed one
of the girls. "They are so dear; Don't
you think so, aliv L.?".    ^  '
Mr. L. looked thoughtful for a> moment; then he said:     "   '��� ->'     , ^.
",ily father, whof*vas a farmer, kept' *
. sheep for 20 years. He was an old man
when bo decided to give up the practice
���an 'old .mati, but as'full of sentiment,
nnd^feeling .as  he had  ever'been.,   I
sliafl'never forget tho clay when  th��r
purchaser of the flock came to take-
.-them ,n\yay.    My father stood iri the-'
' barnyard' and ' watched   till   the   last
sheep? had 'passed through ,the  great r
gate into tlje rpad, waited till the last
faint'bleating of'the  Hock' had  died
away in tire distance; then, he turned
toi me -with, a face full of vemotion7;
'There were tears ,in the ej*es of ..the1
."class," and lujeh" girlish hearts ,weref
touched by the pathetic woi'd picture.* -
Somebody-said "Ah!" in a, long drawn ^
fas-hion.    "He turned to( me, my poor
old father," tlie*artist continued, "and
said-iri a^low,'earnest voice", "William/'-'
-I'd go five miles any- day to kick a ���
"sheep.1"���Leslie's Weekly.'       ,"
.William.v^Johnson.,, ;i<&��*r,iXo   sjirprise
T  . ,   J . .  . sC&tl'.'  "attri-clc-I^the - ehe'my ' ��t" Beech-!
ly , consulted ,to. conjmUe a-j:*,HJ on .LVaids- torrBfelver Dam^/r-^d-'^ter
��i'S,?' ,?l>Vu��^al ?4!1.---e..Asso��-iai.ii��iJ7 'alJ^Kbrt--engrigeiri'ent to.eapture- Col.;
n*nd h����  further  ir.tim-LtfiH   hi-^,nf.Pn-    B<,3Htler; of * t,he'U��it"(.<-Statcs nXhif',:
and i>is whole force vof',542 ri��e��,^-w-.itjii
- >      % ���
-In'  _ addition   jto-thej* ateration'04
targets  and  allowance'of the^Jprone
position  m  the     King's  Prize,   /the
council    have mow,    decided..'that the.
second   of the, three sCages    .of   ^the
competition     shall"     consist * of   ten
rounds  at  600      yards,    and *. ten at
S00, instead'   of ten, at'500 and fifteen at 600 as, formerly.
, It has also been decided that orthoptics, shall   be  allowed  in the     ,St.
, G-eorge's competition,'the-   only competition   111  the  aggregate series     in
whidi they  were    not allowed      last
year. * r ���.-"���'
The Prince of Wales' Prize,, hitherto given by the present King, w��ich
was competed for by winners of--the
N. II.'A. medals, will also be*- included in this year's prize list.
Another significant change consists in the number *of competitions
in'rapid and magaz.in3 "-firing bemg
increased, while the number of- volley
contests is reduced. * -   *
Tlie famous Queen's Prize was
founded by -Her late Majesty Queen
Victoria in 1S60, and consisted . of
��250 given by the eQueen and ��2,-
170, with gold, silver", and bronze
medals and badges given by the N.
R. A.
Queen     Victoria   inaugurated ,   the
first, great  meeting  at Wimbleton--in
1S60, and herself fired the first shot,
scoring a bull's-eye. ���r London Daily-
Mail. -
Jn-tt Like a Man.
Husband���My dear,  I can't remember,
.'where I have left riiy slippers.    Do you
happen to know where they are?
-'���Wife���I   don't  remember. having  seen
them.   - ..���''''
Husband���That's just like a woman���
always forgetful.     ' ���',
' .��� '.ii
,   Piracy bb a Profession.
"What are you going to do with your
boy?"    ������
"He seems to think he can decide all
that for himself. Just now ihe tells ine
there is more money in piracy than in
anything else."
"What does he mean by that?"
"Oh, I fancy he's got Morgan the buccaneer mixed up with Morgan the financier."
two field 'pieces. This-i-moriument
erected by_ the " Ontario' Historical
Society, from co-ntributibris/of- ' societies,'/the *'49Ch-Regiment, military
o"rganjzatioris,_. ^schools and private
individuals,.-'>va-s unvciled-.22nd ' of
June,. lQQX^:'''- *      '*
'On the^tuo sides are the following
inscnptipns: "In.memory of James
Secord, sr., collector- of customs,
who departed this life,on the .22nd
of -February,/. 1S4.1, in 'trie* 6Sth year
'of his age,"'and- * Here rests iTaiira
Tngersbll, beloved wife of James Secord, born Sept 13, 1775, died Oct.
17,  1868, aged 93 years."
.Just -eirglKy-eight   years   ago,   said
the  President   -, of   the    Ontario   Historical Society. Mr.. J. IT. Coyne, on
the   occasion    of  the  unveiling,     the
battle - "of    Beech woods     or     Beaver
.Dams .- was fought,   and  eighty-eight
years ago Saturday-, evening it    was
that,    according :   to her     statement,
Laura Secord "learned of the plans of
the'United States  forces.-at; Niagara
to capture the small British  outpost,
under SLieuts Fitzgibbon at Do  Oews.
The   'Americans,   by "right   of ..might,
had   established, themselves.-'... in     th,e
home  of the Secords.  Jaines Secord,
the. husband,, was.'.oiu parole,     -lyin^g
sick/having been wounded at Queeris-
ton Heights.    Realizing her duty    as
a patriotic Canadian wife;', a-daught,-
er of a United. Empire Loyalist    refuges,  her action-was prompt,..loyal/
courageous  and- effective,   and   it'has
made her.-famous- JorJever aniong-'xvb-
nien.     Si art ing from  her  home,  ' she
proceeded     by way  of    St.   David's,
wh.-rc  she plunged  at once     into  the
dens j ���   underbrush   of    what     is  still
l-n-jwii  to   old  settlers  as   the     Black
Swamp.    All that hot summer's day,
on  June 23, from daybreak to moonlight, 'she'traversed thev depths  of the
swainp     and     fprest ' alon-/   hungry,
faint, fer the most part of the    Wav
Tlie    "Wayne     Cotrnty    Fraud
j\   "5Iis��sed a* Circus. .   . -
"Olcl'iju'd a .little shaky on his piiis, he
'appeared at the tent now,pitched up'on
G^uj'.J. fiiveis.. avenue, and rvudibly wondered-if, tliey, would let him*'in/
,."\Yhat-*w6uld wc let you in fer?" was
tlie grufE reply. "Don't block the .way,
now/'     '* ' .     rl.
'   "All  right;'but that makes'me  think
of one'time'we was showiri down in New
Orleans.-. The reg'lar man was'sick/so I
was ori,the door with orders to" hus'le and
.malce up.spon's the'jam slacked up" so's
the'   boss   canvasman   could' han'le '"tho
d'ov.-d.-^^ 'AVgreatT' h"ig  eolored L'niainmy'
^.addled^in' an<3- began1 goin through':her
'pockets ^*ie"afcliiri' 'for' "a" ticket. ,- 'Don't
.^black.tj-ierway, now*,' says,1, in jus't_them.
"words.''"*-"-'."   ���;*.- ,-----   ���'--- <      - ""    ���*"
��� '"*.Someo6'dy:do"he rob me,' she shouted.
'I bo't a ticket'ober'dar in dat red'wagon,
sho'-;--and" I'ze"* gwine   inter .dis - heah
cu'cust.'^vl tried to shove her aside; but it
-',\(-3s">iike*pushin 'on a * stone wall/   The
-police"could riot get in* for the crowd;; aiid
it ,was-a  sure  enough* "blockade.    Well,
Birj-we had to give ���mammy' a front seat,
furnish her with pcniiuts to, leed the ele-
-phant and,-pi'6mibe her a1 ticket for the
afterpiece before she would stir.    Your
remark'recalled it/'     -
"Did, jbe"y"?    Broken down ^nemher of
the'perfesh, are you?   Clown?"
'"Yes, and acorhat." But the telegraphs
put me out.' Before they was in 1 could
use the same jokes the j-ear^ round and
everybody . would yell. But "when they
got to puttiu them in. the papers and they
had all been read in town afore 1 got
thero I was done for.",
x "Gp-'On- in, old man, and have-all the
fun ij-ou'can. All of us is .passin away,
as tlie^pd'et says, and 111 be lookin for a
pass'some day. Drop found auy time."
* "Nyiieli'tlie smiling .veteran-was leaving,
the-door, tender-pointed him out to a jio-
-liceman' as-'aii/'old tinie clown. "Great
man-in his day"'*-,'' .   ^        t  '"/>-
'/"OlditmlG^raud," growled th'e^pol'ice-
mani "but great man all the sa'm_e/. "no
was^ever out .of Wayne county in his
lifc^inless "up -and, dowrijthe^river, .but
"he gets into every show he wants to see.
'(You* were lucky he-didn't-hare-you take
,Up^ji..colJection-for"him-.among the' men.
. He's' the , smoofhest./bohridence ���m'an   in
\the '���busmess,Thrit-"-he  neyor ' works   any
graft but shows.    Severity years old and
lias'a. clear'score fr- do^ig you fellows."'
His Goal tlie Letter -,'V.*��
When the late Horace Maynard'^LlI" ,
D., entered 'Amherst college, ,he expos-**   s
ed hiihself'to ridicule and jibiug ques---, -
tiohs of his fellow students by placing1
uover- the idopr -of  his(,I'oom '.a' large^ -
.squtfre of'.white cardboard, on which *r- ���
'was Inscribed in bold'outlines'Tthe sin'���- ,s
gle letter' V. �� Disregarding comment,    .
'aricI-'c]iiestioti,' the young man applied,: -',
himself ��tp his Vork, ever keeping/'in..
mind the height to which he wishedltc*  ,.
climb,'the first'step toward which was
signified by the, mysterious'V.    :,    ' - t
Four "years later, after receiving the-   *-"���
compliments   of   professors *and '��� s'tu-1' s"
dents, on thev way > he^ ba*dN acquittedt * /'
himself as valedictorian of his class,
young1 Maynard called the attention^of / .
his fallow graduates to the letter-oyer   "'
his door: .Then'a light broke''in upoV-
them,.a,ud^they, cried,out: '���v/VV' 7 y'f\ "
"Is1ft possible, tbat,you had the.xyaje-.// \ ,
dictbry iri nflnd'Vhen you put that~,Y* . ' .
ove,r.ypur^oot?^...,-     .7   i   ;. . 'l)  1 ^ * ��
"Assjiredly I had," was the emphatic '., -'
renlv 'r--*ih/ ' ��������."--.    -    '     ��"'���.*      ������   c/
-- On he climbed, from height to height,1;,7 ;*
becoming, successively -profe'ssor -fof
mathematics-in the University" of (Ten-V "i*
nessee, lawyer, -member ot ^congress, F] v
attorney- general jbf Tennessee,^United - -1
States minister to ConstantinoiDlerandr. -,j
finally postmaster general.-rSuocess^-   '' "
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.ljichia season'ribw^is-liere, l
Jfost eventful ojf the jear.
r     JUlxXl pietshtc'i, farming sights,
Vow appeal to cityitcs.
"*\ , There is hustling clay before    -
MaUng pica and cakes galore;
Packing basKets to the bnm,
���Setting all things put in trim.
fn the morning sun comes out,
Tutting fears of rain to rout.
Th'cre is ruslunf- to and fro;
-., Then,off to the woods nil go.
.7   ..GirlS go.strplling, get a fright;
Brindle cow puts all to flight.
���  .Later Qn,,all, E5ream arid quake������
Just a little garter snake,
''""���' Gallant'' chappfes' pbsh the ;swing
To. winch buKorn; rrlni'dens cling;.
'       Work ahead till out of breath
';.., Afld 'they're nearly tired to death.
���'���".-'���' "     ' ^      ,-��.'        -:.���    Yi'    '���'.������
> . ^ Time Jor dinner:rinds it spread,
'   '''AVith a bright: sky "overhead.
������ Soon a rain comes pouring down;
All are eoaked. from feet to crown.
Clothes are ruined, grub the same;.
:.:���'- All; declare that it's* a.shame.
Ask them laior, and they'll say
..,., .That they had a splendid* day.   ���'
���Pittsburg Chronicle-TelegrapS.
/^������'������������'i-"" ''���'���"v4~?~--- --���-'- '������'���
Snnfl Spoona. ;    1
���All tbe vrorld is familiar with snuff-'
boxes, but snuff spoons are pretty little
refinements of which  this generation
hasMiardly liea'fd.    Very probably they *
came into use about two years after*
Sir George Rooke's expedition to Vigo
bay 'in 1702, when'-he captured half a
ton   of  tobacco   and   snuffk from   the-
Spanish galleons,, and snuff thus  be-
came-a common article in England.
One of the characters in a comedy
published at Oxford in 1704,  entitled,
/'An Act at Oxford." by Thomas Baker,
says, "But I carry sweet snuff for the t
-ladles;-"-to-Vhich "Arabella replies: "A
-spoon -too.- -That's" very gallant, for to
see some people run their fat fingers
into a-box*is a's'nauseous as;eating
.\yitbouta,fork." r,v "        ^l,
' In tbe forties and fifties snuff spoons
���were still'in"use on the Scottish border.
They were_of bone and of a size to g��,
into the "snuffbox. - People fed their
noses,),it,3Fas.said._as naturally as they,
carried soup to their mouths. As late 1
as lS77"a farmer at Norham-on-Tweed
���*(vas seen using one.
Marvelon*i Chicken liega.
"   The-'mjeciiki'isifi-^f'the leg and foot of
va chicken-or..��Qther, bird that roosts on a
limb'is a'marverof design.    It often
��� seems strange that*a bird will sit on' a
roost and sleep all night without falling off, butthe'explanation is perfectly
simple.- 'The tendon of the leg of a bird
tbat .roosts is scr arranged that when
the leg is bent at the knee the claws
are bound td"cohtract and thus hold
,-with  a  sort of -death  grip  the  limb
around which they ..are placed.   Put a
chicken's"fi&et on--your wrist-and-then
make the bird, sit down, and yon will
have a practical illustration on  your
skin that"you will remember for soime
time.    By this singular .'arrangement,
seen only iri gucrF'birds as roost, they
will rest comfortably and never think
of holding on, -for :it is impossible for
thern to let go till they stand up.
Calls Too Near For Comfort.
"Old man, you seem worried."
"Worried is no name for it. Brown is
coming round at 4 o'clock to1 pay me
"Think he may not come?"
"Oh, he'll come all right, but Jones is
due at 4:15 to try to collect $10 1 ou-e
him. Suppose he should get here juyt as
I was being ptji'J by Brown."���-Stray Stories.
The Way of <*ae World.
"I remember that:man," said the observant waiter, "when his income could
not have been more than ?1,000 a year.
He must be making, at least $10,000
now." '���'   *������'"-        , -.���,.-
"Is that so?"
"No doubt of it. He used to give ma
a 00 cent tip, and riow be onlv gives me
a nickel." '���'���'..���
Mean of TJIiem.
"Well,    Dorothy,"    said    Aunt   Jane,
"they've decided to name the baby Harold."
"Oh. pshaw!" exclaimed little Dorothy.
"I think that's too moan. Why couldn't
they name it Elsie or something? Thoy
know I. want a little sister."'--Philadelphia Press. ���
<n*-��7i ' w*������*^-*i-������-^i--^-^fW-������������,-������-^^  If *-^JWA'T..w^a������m^^<mrfcl������^W{J^������,IWtt^>J^r<^MW-r  m* anirHiliT ��������� jmriT-fc wXT-fym7^������yy ^ ������-*np-������> J-Trt**ri WHfflU* m  THE CUMBERLAND   NEWS.  ISSUED    EVERY V.EDNESDAY.  Subscription, $2 a year, in advance.  THA. ������. Hnoerson, Bettor.  ���������ST Advertisers who want their ad  ���������hang-ed, should get copy In by  19 a^m. day before issue.  - -fobvcribere f������ilinK ������������ recei-re Tus  Naws regularly will confer a farcr hy noti.  yiog the  ofiios.  Jeb Work Strictly *C. O. p. --  Transient Ads Cash in Advance.  '  TUB  LATE   PRESIDENT   McKIJJ-  LBY:  o  r  For the benefit of several of our  readers who have been' divided ' on  tbe question  of the   ancestry  and  . birthplace of the late President, we  give tbe following information:  The old home of the family was  ,,.'h if'  ' in the County of Antrim, one of the  ' m ost nortqeriy districts of Ireland,  . and undet the roof of the farm  house built them, James McKinley,  an ^ancestor of the President was  born. William and James McKinley, who founded, the two branches  of the McKinley family iu America,  one in the northern, and the other  in the southern states, came directs  from the north of Ireland. ' James  WW but 12 years of age when he  arrived in America. He was afterwards the father of David McKinley who was the' great grandfather  ft ���������  .  of the President.     At the time of  T t'"  tbe President's birth,   the  father  was manager of an iron furnace at  Niles, Ohio.   A few years later the  family removed to   Poland   where  ���������   William, Jr., attended  the   public  school, and' made   such   progress  .thai-he tawjeht one term0 in a dib-  trict school.    When he wan barely  ^ife;yeay������["*f*ge he united with the  '-'Mklt^liri^iscopal church at Po-  ,land^?H������ entered Alleghany. Col-  -       .    -*J 't! 1 ' s  4 lege ai i7, but did not remain long  -^bii'a'ccbtint of ill-health. When he  recovered he joined the army with  a cousin, and on his return from  the war entered on the study of  law. On January 25, 1871, Major  McKinley married Miss \ Ida Sax-  ton of Canton, Ohio, daughter of  the' late James' Baxton, a banker  and capitalist. * After her marriage  she became a, communicant of the  church'of which her  husband   had  i  i  been a lifelong member. In course  of time'-twosgirl-i blessed the union,  Kate .and Ida. both of whom died  in childhood. William McKinley  was the twenty-fifth President of  the U.S. and came nearer reaching  the standard of what an American  gentleman and statesman should  be. since the days of Geo. Washington. ��������� At the'time jof his death he  was 58 years of age. The direct  cause of death as issued by the coroner's certificate was gangrene of  both walls of the stomach and pancreas; following gunshot wound.  J0*& /l������iTH/ d*r*>pJ&w*<L 4>T r  J  'a- ��������� J*  PERSONAL.  -   -        ��������� '       . *  C. Vater is in Cumberland again.  Mr P. Dunne, of Extension^ is in  town for a few days,  . ,MrF. D. Little returned tp Victoria last Thursday.  Miss Nellie Strang-left Monday  to take a.situation in Vancouver.  "   Mrs Matthews was a   passenger,  for the   capital   city   on   Monday  evening.- '  '���������-*���������'- -  Mis ;Piket and daughter have  gone to Victoria-and Vancouver  and will remain during the Visit of  the Royal party.  Mr G. R. Robson of the H.B. Co.,  Victoria, paid Cumberland a:visit  on Wednesday, returning following  morning to Victoria.,  Mrs L. Mounce and her sister-in-  law Miss Mounce, left -on   Friday  afternoon for Vancouver, and  will  remain until after the arrival of the  Royal visitors.  ���������   ���������     o  BUSINESS   POINTERS.  , Everything   in    leather    good?  from a valise to a set of harness, to  be found at Willard's.  '   Tailor   made   skirts"  for   rainy  weather and gossamers of the best,  quality-at Leiser's!,    ,   <���������  All --porting - goods purchased  from tlie Magnet Store are t most  thoroughly reliable.  C-J. Moore   has   everything   in  the crockery line, *.his dinner,   and '  breakfast sets cannot be beaten.  Orders for Campbell's  delicious  * t   r  cream pies must be in-before Saturday-  Kitchener Carrying ">ut the Effect of  -  His Proclamation.  -    o   <��������� ������  - Pretoria, Sept. 25th ���������Ten < Boer  leaders who have been ,. captured  since September. haye,,been' permanently banished from South Africa.  Victoria,-Sept. 27th���������Yesterday  Judge Walkem found John Rogers,  the Zioi-ite,-6f "Victoria," guilty ot  manslaughter, in that, he did not  procure'medical attendance for his  dying child.  The telegraph line Has now been  completed to Dawson. The rate is  $4.25 for ten words.���������Free Pre--s.  - -It is reported from ,. Ottawa', that  Mr Ralph Smith, M.P., may be  -made Minister of Labor. If, it is  intended to maintain a'port folio 'of  Labor, we do not know-" any , one  who could bring to .bear- upon - the ���������  discharge of, its   duties   a   better  ���������i  spirit and ;!a wider knowledge of  the subject than Mr Smith, and the  Colonist will very heartily congratulate him" if such promotion  comes his way,:��������� Colonist.  HAPPY-HITS.,-;  A ���������-������������* mt Good Tblns-a ;Vwm ������k������  Yomker*-' Statesman.  Hfr*-I told her I" should, kiss her erery  timoshe giggled.  Sliu-nWhat ���������jvas" th������1"result?       .   ,  '.'Why.! sho gigglfd tWu whole eTcning."-  *t _ *        *.   , ������������������       ^ - -      "  " Shorr-What^docs it require e besides pa-  tich'co to tuake a Boo'rf*sht,rmari? '     7  He���������An ntter dLsrogard tor the truth.  Mr D. Wralker is back with us  again after visiting Scotland. We  are pleased to see Davie, who looks  well. We are-also glad to hear  that his Hon is improving in health.  His. condition, a   short   time   ago,  wa������ serious, the effect of an  operation on the throat. .  Misses" Milligan. and Cameron  arrived from Vancouver Friday,  and will resume their duties as  teachers in the schools here. Their  substitutes, Miss Milligan and Miss  Machin vacated their desks Monday.  The reception at Mrs Collis' on  Wednesday evening last was largely attended, a most enjoyable evening was spent, music and games  forming part of the entertainment.  Those present had ah opportunity  of welcoming Rev. Mr-and Mrs Cle-  land to Cumberland and also of  saying farewell to the Ven Archdeacon Scriven who left on Friday  evening for Victoria. Duriiig the  evening the Archdeacon waB presented with ah English leather  writing case bv Mr Bate from the  congregation of the church. The  people of JCumberland are greatly  disappointed at the recall of - the ���������  Archdeacon, fully expecting that  he would have been permitted to  remain at least a year. In- his departure everyone   feels   that   they.  have lost a friend as well as pastor.  ��������� -___ ������__���������������������������  TOj-THBIDEAT.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noises in the Head by  Dr.    .Nicholson's    Artificial    Ear  Drums, gave f 10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people.; unable'to  procure the Ear Drums may have  thorn' free Address No. 14517  The .Nicholson Institute; 7iS0  Eighth Avenu*, New York,  U.S.A.  Farjence���������WW ran over -a dog in his  automobile y^BtPrctay and burnt a tire.  Patrice���������Perhaps .the dog was a point  er.  , Yeast���������Did 'jrou say your wife Is liberal tnindo'd?  CrimHonboak���������-Why., yes: sh<������'s always  ready^and willing to give me a piece o������ it.  The "Cannibal Chief���������Yea say you are  going to give me a batter pudding today  for dinnor?  TheCannibal Chef���������Yea, your excellen"  cy. We found a stranded baseball nlue  near by yesterday.  Mrs. Dearborn���������Did Jerry balh when  the minister charged him $3 for many-  inp you?       '  Mrs- Wnbash���������He did a little at first,  but Anally the parson said he'd do it  cheaper the next time.  Mrs. Crimnonbeak���������Have you got a  real, live goat at your lodge, John?  Mr. Crimsonbeak���������Why, no, dear. It's  only a dummy���������a stuffed affair.  "Why. don't you know that it's against  the law U> have any bogus butter iu your  ponsesuion?"���������Youkers Statesman.  Joll-rlaar His Worahlp.  The mayoral chuir of a certain town  *r*s occupied by a gentleman of great  generosity. Among the applicants who  sought relief from him during his tenure  of oulce was a weH known local character, who asked the loan of a few pounds  to buy a donkey and cart and set up In  the-rng and .bone business.  "Well, Tim," said the mayor, "if I give  you this money how are you going to pay  m*?"  This was a poser for Tim, but a thought  ���������truck him. and he blurted out:  vWell, jtr worship. If ye are kind  enough to give me the money I'll tell,yer;  what I'll do���������Pll name the donkey after  irer worship."���������Tlt-Bita.  <*Q^-^mmm  The 25th aud 26th seem -to 4iave  been Cranes days. Many hundreds  of the birds passed over, the point  of tbe V always to the south.  Slips of th* Pea..  **I am open to conviction," said the  burglar, and he was right. Eight years  and six" months was the sentence.  There Is a deal of firing at random,.but  It is always some one else who get������ lilt.  A man who rents says a six story'recommendation usually goes with a two  story house.  When a young man calls on a girl and  the old folks immediately leave the parlor, it Is safe to propo8e.���������Los Angeles  Herald.  What Elsie Said.  .-Tni afraid 1 can't interest my 5-yoar-  eld Elsie in fairy tales any longer."  ���������-And why not?"  ���������"I was tellinf her about the 'Forty  ThlvY&i/ and when I got to tlie 40 oil  iars^r^i a thief in each jar what do you  p-appoBs she said 7"  "I give it up."  "She said, 'Wouldn'i that Jar your0 "-- /  Cleveland Plain Dealer. ,  ^ggggss&'ai-egggs-^sggesggg^segaafes^sgss^  CAMPBELL'S   OJxxC������]o   V  Chocolate and Cocoanut, 30c;  Cream, and  ���������   Lemon, 10, ,15 and 20 cents, etc., etc.  7- ��������� ��������� 3*?I~EE3 ���������> -  Apple, 15ct*������.      -     Mines Steak, lOcts.. Etc.  FRESH BREAD EVERY MORNING. '- '  i  Bakery  *��������� * *  t      *  Dunsmuir Ave  Cumberland, B C.  ' 7      ' ������   ���������      --Orders Punctually Attended to.^  Magnet  HEADQUARTERS FOR  Sporting Crooas  Espimalt t Kanaimp. Ry.  T'--feaaaS'-^-^ <'  Steamship Schedule ��������� Effective September 30thi 196r*'. '<\.  NANAIMO-COMrtX   RO&TE.;  '���������Jl  S.S. "City of Nanaimo.*  "  ��������� *    -       ~ .c   ..y    u .-  Sails -from Nanaimo, for Union  .Wliarf, Com-ot and.Way'.JpoHs -on  Wednesdays at 7  a. m.  . " ' ���������*      :'< ���������  Sails.from Comox and Union  wharf for Nanaimo.and v.ay ports  Thursdays at 8 a. m. -  "S. S. THISTLE/'  Sails from   Nanaimo  for   Union  wharf and Comox direct on Thurs  days at 10 a. m. '  Sails from   Comox   and   Union  arharffor Nanaimo direct on Friday  at 6 p.m.  GEO. L.   COURTNEY,  Traffic Manager  Columbia Flouring  "    ��������� * f   ^Jt  .   ENDERBY, b! C.     * ."���������  , / ���������--.',      >-      ,    ,;      ���������  r  1    -    -������������������       V.   ,     -   - ' - ��������� o"    *'-- J  7- ������������������ - 7' ?    . <   *  "��������� - ,        "    ��������� .,   ,9 7 ',  Hun^ariah, /, .,  '   ' '     *       -     ������' 7>       '*   ''- ,-*   ������   "  ,������  --  Three Star,/ ,:;V  ^���������"-.-'Whdauefei?.!*-^-7  ���������    ,. *    '' -   ������   ;.-'"   ������ ,     :? .  ' ������      S     "> * "v '*��������� ���������* ) *   j  Stron <r Bakers" j  Hand Made Single  ...HARNESS...  $15, S20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  Factory Harness $10, $12 & $18  Repairing Neatly Done  while you wait.  W. WILLARD.  ���������all-  R.P.Ritiiet&S;  (LIMITED.) .  ��������� -  Agents, -   Victoria. B.O ���������  JSTOTIGZEJ    ,  Tlis Wellington 'Colliery Go.  LIMITED LIABILITY.  NOTICE in hereby, given that  a raesttng  of the Stockholders of the Wellington  ColiS  liery     Company,     Limited    Liability,   to  authorize the increaue of the amonntof th*  Capital Stock of   the Company   from   One ,  Million to  Two  Million   Dollars,   will   be  held at the office of Company, Store Street,  Victoria, on WEDNESDAY,   the  trd  day  (*;]  . of October next* at 11 -30   o'clock   in   th*  forenoon.  Dated Victoria, 3rd August, 1901.  JAMEi DUNSMUIR.-  JOSEPH HUNTER,  ii4, td  R. W. DUNSMUIR*  notice:  FOUND  . ,0n !Comox  Road, a   lady's   fur  boa.    .Owiier  can -have   same   by  proving property .A ppl y to  o2 F. SCAVARDO.  WANTED���������Capable, reliable pe^  son in every county to represent  large company of solid, financial  reputation; $936 salary per year  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely sure and all ������xpenses;  ���������traight. bona-fide, lennite salary  no commission; salary paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each *-reek. Standard  House, 884 Dearborn, St., Chicago.  As I shall soon be leaving  Cum-;*:;  berland, I will sell /my  fufniiVire;,s ,(j  household goods, sewing  machine  and bicycle; any of which may  be  seen at my house:  sl8,2t DRVbAILEY.  t  FOR SALE  A few choice Shorthorn   heifers,  yearlings and  2-year  olds.     Will  make good milk cows.;   '���������.  '������������������  -     Apply to H.'E. CHURCH,7]  all Comox.  ���������( ti  i:-..ra  On the 22nd August, a gold ring  lettered Yukon.      A reward  of $,">  ���������  ��������� .      : -    ;SS\sSs- ���������   S    -;.\  will be paid on returning same to ������������������'"  Chas. Bridges or Riverside hotel  ag28 ROBERT CIRANT.  fl  BMHMil


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