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 \f  m  ���������������  M !  for  'fll,  NINTH   YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,    B. C.   WEDNESDAY,   OCT. 8,  1902.-  ;>������<.>*.\V^^tf*������^&**&-X--v <*������  THE BIG STORE-  .,4  flit'1  4* ������N  ii'*>  A: ' ���������  I" ���������  1 ��������� .  s -  GROCERY QEPT.  Our  Goods   are   Highest   in  Quality  .       and  Lowest in Price.  ' > - '     ','    v* ,  S < * '  Hungarian Flour... j   .  V   ,     Ogilvies or Lake of the Woods  : ; ......'..'I.!...../....$^'40 per sack  Pastry/Flour.'..     ,     'j     v    -  Snow Flake......$1.35 per sack  <". ,       /*? - - , '    '    ' - ' .  Granulated Sugar.; ...$5 per sack  .    "     /    -  ��������� (Subject to Change):,/ ���������       \   '  h  i-a-gsaBjaBBMBaa^^  Slesr-^^ehwf, ��������� Id;J  * 61  YATES;,Sf RE.EX,    VICTORIA, B. C,  '*���������*,**��������� , ' ������������������     " ,j  s" - ,- . < o  ^HARDWARErMlI^AND   MCNING ^MACHINERY,/  .~ /AN'D-FARMIrTGV'AND' DAIRYING^ IMPLEMENTS  ������������������ :6E..ATjwKrisPs.".*,-   :-*;- ;::_^  y/._���������    v,,   *���������   !' -  AgSnti? 'foi. MoCormick Harvesting ^rachinery.    ���������        "   ' -_'8J  '^Vtfite for ."prioor and particdars.    Jr. 0. Drawer 5(>3.     ���������--������-- "-V  Up-to-Date Home Furnishings.  IS  Every Popular  Style of Furniture  in all Grades  Stocked^by us  or Made to Order  at ourpwn Factory.  We Furnish Homes Complete and submit Estimates,  Samples and Illustrations free Drop us a line stating* your needs and you will bear from us promptly.  Tlie Minister of. to-day  and "Yesterday.    ���������'.'  At thi3 season'of 'the year when  we are endeavouring to give thanks  to the AlinigHty for the  boruntilul  harvest this earth has been blessed  with/ one is not impressed as in the-  days gone by with, the manner of  expressing gratitude as when   the  the  good   old-fashioned'  ministers  were our ministering' angels,   and  who have long since been laid by  on the' shelf as '* too. much behind  'the^times" to be able to conduct a  service that would -suit the up-to-  date  throngs' who   now  visit   our  churches.   There'were times when  one weary'of the week's' -labour and  toil could' look forward' to. the day  of rest, when one .could go to the  house of God.feeling that there was  solace for all worry, and  trouble,  and'.could ��������� kneel.-iu1 humble sub-  ' mission and ask forforgiv.eness and  comfort, but now' such, things are  no inofe.   The weary; heart is met'  hy .gaily and tawdry.papered wiri-.  dovvs,  the'brazening' of trumpets,'  and thoroughly up-to-date sermon's'  .preached by stagey-preachers who  take a delight in, impressing upon '  their parishoners the fact .that 'they  sijeht $l.oo a  lesson' "back East"  for.lessons  in- elocution,   and  the  sanctity of what- should be.the holiest, marred instead'of belng.attract-'  ed by 'he simplicity .which should  characterize ih������'walk of Christ.   * Of  C'-urse'there are exceptions-*; and'-the-  ���������   ���������    -j-,   < ��������� ��������� >    ���������> ,   - ���������  ftrw exceptional cases art* those who*  1 +** _   1 0  draw;and hold' their congregations  hy ��������� som.eehing ' more th in kaleldo-  seo jnc'jkage effect' ���������' By a 11 means  then letus,resurrect the old-fashioned-minister, for the tjrnc will come''  ;surely,-'to-each and;';all, when "the  orators' words and declamations  will fail to attract, and the consolation -and words of hope spoken from  the" heart of ono who has made his  piofe.-sion a life-long mission���������not  to be changed at the wink of an eve  ���������will fall upon us as dew upon a  thirdly mountain.  -    '       * CORRESPONDED.  ���������OUMBSHIiAUD    AND    TJNTGltf  .'     ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.  ' A meeting of the C &.U.A.A. was  held in the Reading Room on ,the  4th inst. The,presidents being absent Mr Hamiltpn was voted to the ,  chair. According .to the reports of  the various cbnhnittees and the  favourable impression that has already been made, the'indicalions  are that before long the Association  will be a power,'in -the town both as  a.literary and athletic organization.  Acting, upon the literary committee's suggestion it was resolved that -  ah'order be drawn on the treasurer  'for, $85 ��������� to buy literature,   which  -will include some of the popular periodicals, * It was also decided that' tenders be called for,  to -erect a   building   for   the* 'use  <��������� of the "'Association.-' > '-Mr Thomas  Whyt'e. .reported  'that /two of 'the  , players in the winning team at the  late Courtenay football competition  refused to contributp their-share of  -the .prize-money as-' had been clecid-.  ' ed by both' teams previous' to the  ^final game. Tt was,, however,' re-'  solved that these two-players be paid-  what was 'due them," and alp'o that  , in future no outsiders be allowed to  play on the association^ team..; An  'order' for $5 , was, ordered to be  drawn to pay rent on account,of old  .reading room. ''The motions that a  janitor   be   secured Land'"that ,tbe  . reading room h.e open from October  1st, were also 'carried: .7  The, meeting then adjourned'to  meet aX.the call of-ihe executive.'-' ^  LOCALS.  WEILER BROS.,  Victoria, B.C.  ~     EABVSST  FESTIVAL.  On "Sunday last, Trinity Church  was ��������� filled to its utmost limit by  those who-'attended the festival.  Programmes were issued for the  occasion by Rev. Mr Cleland. The  musical portion' of the programme  was assisted by Prof. Schaffner and  Mr Murdock, precentor of the Presbyterian church, with cornet and  violin. The edifice was superbly  decorated, and a handsome collection netted. ��������� In the evening Rev.  Mr de Vitrie was a welcome addition^ reading the hssons, &c, and  Miss Matthews in an an 1 hem, "His  Works of Love."  ^a-Easri's    Fo.tt  <<  WRITE  FOR  PRICES  1������23 HASTINGS ST.,  Vancouver, B.C.  'MASON &  RISCH"   PIANOS.  CHICKERING" PIANOS,  ....AND  THE. ...  VOCALION    ORGAN.  EASY  TERMS-  GIVEN  .88 GOVERNMENT ST.  Vicroria, B.C.  rrTV^  FOB"  JOB    PRINTING  Work of Every Description  at Moderate Rates  aUEBB J57EWF1 ITE3I.  "John Baker, who was out shooting near Comox the other day with:  Mr Mounce, is dead as a result of a  gun accident. While he was getting .under a log the triggers caught  and the gun exploded, the charge  entering his body. He died soon  afterwards, and was buried in  Comox on Thursday.��������� Colonist."  The above, clipped from Herald  of 30th ult., and duly credited to  the Colonist, has taken all here by  surprise. Enquiry fails to substantiate the report, and the only construction that can be placed on it is  that the story of the shooting of H.  Simonsen, a baker in the employ of  John Morrochi, has been distorted  by the Colonist reporter. Mr  Mounce's little boy was near him  when the accident occurred.  ,D88th.of'Oapt.:Oolta Sataonil;  ���������f - , OS-.TUE S.S.' "W-SLIiXNGSpft."   \  -������' -S.S.'Welliagtoi* arriv'ed at" Uniou*Wliari;  ���������frpin Juncitu, ou;Fridu,v- last.    ^*Sha had 011  board'tbe'body of  Captain Colin Salmond?-  wlio died on the trip down.  From.Cant. Boiidrodfc, the Pilot,'and Mr  McKellar," chief Hiat.e, we learned the following particulars of Capt Salmoud's'death.  cThe "Welliogton" left Juneau on September 29fch, with Capfc. Salmoni. in command.  F.oin about 9 a.m. oji the 30fch, tho Captain  cbmulained of beiug unwell, but was able to  be on dufcy and continued to; tlirecu> the  navigatiug of tho vessel up to 7.50 p.m.,  when the vessel was be'ng'heatled for ' Cu3-  tom-houso Cove, Mary Island, where they  in-euded to anchor for tho night. As preparations were being cnada to anchor, the  Captain said to the Pilot, "you anchor heie,  I must go below ac I am feeling very unwell, having very heavy paina in the stomach." When the vessel waa anchored at'-  8 pjm. the Pilot left the bridge and went to  the Captain's room where he found him in  great agony. At the Captain's, request  mustard plasters were brought and placed,  on his stomach and back, and he'was alsoS  1 givon some1 whisky and laudanum. Later he  was given an emetic, and after vomiting was  , again given some whisky and laudanum..  The pain at times would ceaso for a few  ���������moments, when it would return with increased severity. At 9.25 p.m. while Captain Salmond was sitting on the side of his  bed he suddenly fell forward on the floor,'  and in a few moments was dead. He did  not regain consciousness nor speak after falling. Every effort waa made hy the officers  on board to revive him but without avuil.  Tho body was brought hore, aj stated  above, and Coroner Abrams notified, who  summoned a Jury, bringing in a verdict,of  death from heart failure.  The body, after being embalmed, waa  placed in a metallic.casket and sent by s.s.  Thistle to Ladysmith, en route to San  Francisco w^ore it is understood interment  will take place.        ' ���������     '  ���������  Captain Salmond had been iu connnaud of  the s.s. Wellington for over 13 years, and  was one of the best known and most successful navigators Ou Ihe coast. H13 sudden  death will be much regretted by hia large  circle of friends and acquaintances. Capt.  Salmond. was born at Arbroath, Scotland,  about 4z8 years ago. He leaves a wife, resident in San Francisco; and his aged father  still lives at the old home in Scotland.  Among the passengers who left  for Nanaimo on Wednesday last  were Miss Cameron, Mr and Mrs  Harford, Mrs Moore, Mrs McLen  nan and C. Vater, Messrs Lampman,  Boyce and Mrs Lampman.  Mr Schinck of Paull's studio has -  1  terminated a successful professional  visit here and went to Nanaimo on  Friday morning.  'Mrs' Willard passed through a  successful operation at St. Joseph's  Hospital- on September 25th, and  will,shortly be removed from that  institution.  ���������  t   Pheasant shooting^begins on the  15th, butallhough the birds are fairly  plentiful,   no great bags will be  made.    The pheasants are getting .  onto the combination.''   '  An explosion of fire-damp, in the;  south end of the fourth level. Law-  1 *        j j *"  son minel Black Diamond. Wash. c  1600 feet below the surface, on the .  night   of' the    1st,   is 'reported.r  ,Fourteen are rdead. . '  '   The proceeds netted from the late "  school- pic-nic ' to' Gartley's 'Point "  -amounted.to $20,85 this sum being  devoted to the school library fund.  The Britannica Encyclopedia  has-  been added to the school library.  According' to. late advices, Hon.-  James Dunsmuir has acquired, by  purchase,   alL the ��������� interests   of the   <  Southern . Pacific Railway".Co.' in*  the   Province,',thus, becoming. sole9  owner'of the E. & N. Ry.,and the- ,,  Wellington and other coal interests-'  j  Dr Grice left oh -Friday\m6rning"  for Nan'aimo/ ' It .is hisintehtion'to''  settle permanently in- .Vancouver.."  Dr Grice.hasthe'reputation of being.   .  'one of <B:C.'s best.dentists, and it.ia  hoped he will find time to'-resume-  -his professional duties periodically  j  at Cumberland, as heretpfdre., . '.  *   >:  The ^engine and dvnam'o fbr.the- s.  ��������� Electric- Light  Co, have   arrived,,  and are being placed in position, so; .  that a few days may seethe town  pioperly lighted. ' We" wish the en- .  terprise success, and, hope all will  "endeavour to help what will prove ax;7  marked improvement to the towni'    ',  A report comes from Valdez Island that F.~.Levin, ,who~ used   to-  work  at'the Wharf -here,- and  J.,  M'Phersori, a logger, left' Gowiland  Harbour in a boat for Duncan Bay,. ,  some days   ago.      They have not  been heard of since, and the boat-  has been found at Cape Mudge. The  general belief is that the men have ���������  been drowned.      The Government  Agent has been notified.  -The J. Stevens Arms Co., who  have advertised in these columns  for some time past, have succeeded, ���������  through this medium, of establishing a trade here for their guns.  After a sportsman purchased one  from a member of the "News" staff,  orders were given to Mr C. H. Tar-  bell for several, and he has disposed  of eight within a few days. This ���������  proves the quality of the guns, and  inctden tally, the value of advertises*  MISCHIEVOUS   BOYS.  A number of small boys were  haled before the Magistrate last  week for throwing stones and breaking a window on a coal engine, and  for placing a trolley on the track.  'Some.of the parents attended Court  and agreed to the suggestion that  they be removed to the lockup and  given a strapping. It is to be hoped that such dangerous pranks may  be stopped in future.  . The Ontario Premier, a professed  free-trader, has followed the example of Mr Tarte; and is now  preaching protection. Anything to  hold on to his premiership.  (5 G  A SIE OF GRIT.  '>By  M'A'JOR    ARTHUR    GRIFFITHS.  ������������������Copy-wright by R. F. Fenno & Co.  "-'Captain Wood's not In that house,"  began tin* American abruptly, when  I got down stairs.  "How do you know?  .-bo sure?" I asked.  suggest V  Why are yon  "Haven't  the-  smallest  doubt   of ' it.  -I know., because I went right, through  "the    house   last ? night,   every    single  .room."  "What!   Did they let you in?"  "No,  miss;  I  broke in���������burglary you  ���������call  it in  this country.  I   believe, and  you may give me into custody  if you  ipiease.     But  the  detective   that's   uot  "pood enough to break the law on an occasion  as well as break into a  house  tind stand the racket had  better give  up the business."  . The man's audacity staggered me. I  "was quite tcrritiod,' but'I liked him for  it-  "You see, miss, 1 can't afford to stick  ���������*at trifles.    My professional  reputation  is at stake, and the more 1 thought it  over the more I hungered to,get Inside  ���������that   house  in   Fentherstone  Gardens,  .'and this  is,.bow,I   worked  it:  First I  -iset a,close watch on tbe bouse, front  ���������and back, and  found  before midnight  that no one had gone either in or out.   I  ���������".reckoned,  that   there   were   not   very  ' -many or them, and we mustered half a  dozen, two of them practiced 'crooks'���������  1 professional "burglars,   miss.     We  got  -into the bouse right enough���������tbe crooks  .  managed that���������in half an hour.    First  thing was to  lay  hands oo   the  care-'  taker. /There  was  no one else in 'the  tip use.    He swore to that, aud we soon  ,saw that be was speaking truth, for we  ���������'drew every room, ransacked every cor-  " 'aer,   turned  out 'every  cupboard,   but,  "nary soul was to be found. - They'd all  'cleared out but- this one critter.    So I  . .went back to ,lmn and threatened his  life.  ,1-1 e was very stiff, but a revolver  is a  mighty fine persuader, ��������� and presently he outs with the story'; lics.may-  ���������be," maybe  truth, but good enough to  ���������make him worth keeping till we could  ijrit some, corroboration."   '  /'What    was    his'story?'   Anything  'ttJbout Captain   Wood? ,'rDid   he admit  that they had taken him?"  "You bet he did.    Told us the whole  Sganie from first to last.   .The first we  knew  pretty   well .before;   the  last  is  , /that 'they   have  taken   him  out to  sea  *" an1 a steamer.    The steam yacht Fleur-  -���������de-l'is,  auxiliary screw,' 274 tons  register,  cleared-from ..Victoria dock  yesterday _at 3 l*..m.    I've been there and  , ,ve.nLied it this morning." '  "Aiready?"      \ '  -Yirtj." lie went on.  "The yacht Fleur-  7le-Lis, Chapman master, left the dock  su.3 p. m. yesterday.    They knew her  well there.    She was waiting, ready for  ������ca,   fires   banked,   blue   peter   Hying,  waiting only  fer her s*wner.   and  left  iter berth directly he was got on board.  .Tie was an invalid, came in a earring.-  to the dock side and had to be carried  -on board wrapped up in blankets."  "Ah.r   Joe was right then."  "A lady  helped  him.'  thought to be  %is 'wife,  but she did  not accompany  faim to the ship.    She staid on shore���������  very much upset, they told me who saw  <ies\t and could hardly be persuaded tc  re-enter the carriage.   But a gentleman  -at last made her, and they drove away  Is there nothing you can  Have you no advice to give? I shall  go and consult Sir Charles Collingham.  He is a man in authority, and can help,  I believe. I shall tell him what you  have discovered."  "Well, miss, let's each go our own  way. But, see here. Take this. ��������� I've  noted down a description of the Fleur-  de-Lls just as I got it from the dockyard. It's the only guide,you'll have  in  tracing her, ��������� for she won't  fly  her  I  ViCTQR1AjS   CO  How  ��������� ONATION.  number, you bet."  '     CHArTEU VII.  AT THE ADMIT* A I/TV AND LLOYDS.  Sir Charles Collingham lived out  Kensington way in a new red house on  Campden hill., I got there in less than  half an hour, for my carriage was at  the door, and, although I knew something of his ways from Willie Wood. I  hoped to catch him before he.left home.  It was not yet 30 a. m. He was out  already on his bicycle when I arrived,  but lie came up. fortunately, just as I  was asking for him.  "Come for news or brought some,  bey. Miss Fairholme? If it's the first. I  can't.help you���������worse luck; if the other���������and. egad, by the look on your bon-  nie'face I--believe, you've something to  tell!' Is that it? ' Ha!" He hopped off  his "bike" with all'the alacrity of. a  young man, and led the way into the  house. ,   '   '  "Surprising chap, that American!"  he' cried in his brisk, abrupt tones. "1  suppose, we're bound to believe him.  Actually did break in and all that, hey?  Anyhow, he's forwarder than we are,  for I've been down to Clarges street to  inquire if Master Wood had turned.lip  and drew blank, of course."  VOh. but. Sir Charles, how could he?"  I said, quickly.' "Aud .ought we to be  talking, .wasting time here? He has  been kidnaped, as you see. Surely it  is.'our business to follow up this clew  without a moment's loss of time. He  must be rescued, recovered."  "And the papers���������they'will have carried off the papers with them, you may  depend upon that. By the Lord Harry,  you are right! But how. how in heaven's name���������how are we to overhaul  that yacht?   I do,not see my way."  "By following in another, to be sure.  1 will pay' anything.��������� Only do, please;  let us lose no 'more time. Could' not  we get a man-of-war?"  "By Jove,'you're right! If we could  ha^e a fast cruiser now! Upon'my'  soul, I 'believe it might be done! If 1  could only persuade'them at the'admiralty. It's an affair of national, Importance to recover those papers!"  ' We drove straight to the admiralty  in' Whitehall, where the general was  admitted' without question' or delay.  We were soon introduced to a Captain  . Pulteuey, who proved to be naval secretary to the first lord and a very  charming man, I dare say, but'l took  a gre<it dislike to him, for he began at  once Xo make difficulties, speaking, I  thought, in a sneery, put you down  sort of way which was very irritating.  "What could we send? There isn't  a ship," he said, addressing the others,  and seeming to imply that the whole  British navy had ceased to exist. "Besides, if I could lay hands on a gunboat or dispatch vessel, what course  would she steer? What is she to look  for? The whole thing is a wild goose  chase.    I'm dead against it."  "I think we'll, see Sir George," remarked my dear general stiffly. "We  can discuss these points better with  him," and  we again  moved on,  Cap-  "So I went bach to hi,m and. threatened  his life."  ���������together. So the parties have split up.  One lot are aiioat with their prisoner,  .meaning. I've no doubt, to keep hiiu  ii way at sea. incapable of interfering,  while the others carry on their spoliation in New York. That's how I figure  (..5t now." said the detective shrewdly.  "I dare say you're right." I interrupted him hastily. "But surely these  , speculations will not help us. We've  ��������� go-t to give chase to that yacht. How  ':ts it to be done?"  "You see, she has a tremendous  ���������start."  "No auxiliary screw can do more  "than eight or ten knots/ I believe.  Mother and I were in the Mediterrane-  ;an last year with oue of the best. Let  ������������������us hire something faster. There must  '*&<* plenty of steamers.. I will pay any  i'P'rice'gladly."  "Then we have no idea of what  ���������course the Fleur-de-Lis has taken."  "There' are signal stations all along  'the coast, I believe. We hear of ships  '-being reported every hour almost, as  'long as they are in sight of land."  "She will fly no signals and will certainly get out of sight of land."  "Oh, dear, dear!" I said, almost cry-  toff -with rage.    "You only make difficulties.    It's too terrible to think of.  tain    Pulteuey    following,    grumbling  and growling all the way.  But Sir George Fitz Hugh (he was  tho first sea lord) sided with Captain  Pulteney. The information was too  vague; nothing was positively known,-  neither about the papers nor about  Captain Wood.  "You see, Sir Charles,1 you have nothing to go on about those papers, were  they stolen,' seized, whatever we  may call it. Who can be certain of  that, or of anything, except that they  have disappeared, as Wood has? And  you infer that the same people have  taken them both. How do we know  that? You take too much for granted.  Or, let us admit they were taken, how  do we know that they were put on  board the yacht? It is all pure conjecture. I should be very sorry to  act���������to take upon ��������� myself to act; we  must wait for the first lord."  "When do you expect him?".I asked  impatiently, I was getting cross at all  these difficulties and delays, and I  could see that. Sir Charles Collingham  was dangerously rear losing his temper. He only controlled himself by remaining stolidly silent.  "He is always here-in the afternoon;  takes the office on his way to the  house. You might see him, then, Sir  Charles, if so minded," said the naval  secretary.  [to bk contimjed.]  ��������� He  Knew. ;  Teacher���������Now, Johnny, in this sen-,  fence, "John shoes the horse," what  does horse stand for?  Johnnie���������Horse is a noun, masculine  gender and stands for John.  Teacher���������Nonsense!   How could tbat  be?  Johnnie���������So dat John can shoe it, of  course.  It   Was    C<-l������-J)r.-ii������*il    in    Joronto'   iu  ,  *8"*S ���������Knll   U������'|>������������rt as  It  Vl a*  in    '��������� lio I "������i't riot.  Wh'.n Queen Victoria's coronation  was celebrato-d in,'Toronto, the peoplo had not outgrown the partisan  bitterness of the recent rebellion, and  the unsettled state of society prevented such a spontaneous and unanimous celebration as occurred on later demonstrations in honor of tlie  Queen. The thirteen thousand people  of Toronto, then but four yca.s re-  inovr.fi from its still deserved title of  Muddy York, contained many sympathizer'* with the ������������������patriots," ar.d still  apprehended  further   trouble.'  Wilh'n a hundred yards of the  Church street hotel which was^'th*  centre of the Coronation celebration,  had stocd, but a couple of im n.hs  before, tne gallows on which th. eir  ols. .Samuel ,l_ount and Peter Matthews, had been hanged, in 1 he presence of a large crowd and guarded  by the military in fear ,of *an attempt at rescue. ��������� ��������� , ' <  Tho newspaper report'of the Coronation celebration was eclipsed by' a  much, more kngihv official "prodania-  ticn hy the Governor, "Sir George  Arthur, "Lieu ten'in (.-General Qf Upper Canada and i\ia'or-Gcn--ral commanding Her Majesty's forces in  that province." calling on the people  to restrain demonstrations ^v; a inst  those who had boon . 'connected " with  tho rebellion, and to.permit them to  return unmolesu-d to th^ir homes..  Besides showing the un-.ettlcd condition of affairs mcl .th:? parti-ran bitterness prevailing, the p: oidaniation  would earn for its writer a diploma  for 'ofiiciency in 'the use of, abusive  adjectives^ in 'referring to the malcontents."  A record of the celebration is preserved in The Patriot' of Friday,  June 29, 1838, on ultra-loyal seini-  weekiy'sheet, v.hich referred to -the  somewhat restricted celebration'. Tho  Patriot, which was published by rl hernias T)alton, had an account/ without, heading, and situated at the  bottom of a. ' column on an innjr  Page. The firemen-referred to in the  report had at. the time-of 'the rebellion- formed a military company and  had taken Part in the skirmish, having, been called out, to help repel a  Party of rebels about to enter across  the, Don bridge. The firemen: wore  ordered to take their enginas to prevent fires lighting through tho tiring  of t.he opposing force and i opes iu  one hand .and'muskets in the other,  had repaired to ".tho scene of action.  Tho rumbl'n-- of the cng'n-> and cis-  Lc-i-n. being taken for cannon, .ih^ rebels 'disappeared', before the firemen  arrived. ,  -  The report of The Patriot is as follows: ,    ,   i ,  "Yesterday being the day appointed for the Queen's Corona tion.'- a  general illumination took ' place,  whi.cn, considering the culpable shortness of notice by the Mayor, was very  brilliant. With due notice tlie affair  would have t been perfectly splc-nd.-d,  because all were emulous to testify  their zeal and display their taste en  >o happy an' occasion. The Fire and  T-Jook and Ladder Companies waited  in procession with their engines and  numerous rich banners, ' and marie a  most gratifying appearance. '' At the  -saloon at tho corner of Church street  theio was a rich display o'4-'fire\vqr!,s  which affoi cLxi much en oymehf toithe  numerous1' beholders. r:hj ciowds of  men, women and children,.'in'hoiilc'ay  attire, parading-���������'the glowing streets  from 9 o'clock.--till ncai-v>l2. presented a most e:<hi lira Ling coup d oc-il,  which, in conjunction with the glorious event which had sot the masses  in ?notion, could not fail to produce  in 1 he heart of every true lover .of  his country, 'the most gratifying reflections en the permanency of "Urit-  i^h power and the efficacy of British  protection for life and property, notwithstanding our vicinity to a faithless,    savage and  barbaious  people."  . The sun's Tight is equal to 5,563  wax candles at one foot ��������� from the  eye. It w-ould take 800,000 full  moons to equal cloudless sunshine.  An old book in which were recorded the acts of John Walker, a chemist of Durham,' furnishes evidence  ���������that he was the first inventor of the  hicifer .match'. 'In' 1827She sold the  first' box, the . price ; being eighteen  pence. <���������  As Parmelee's Vegetable Pills contain  Mandrake and Dandelion, they cure Liver  and Kidney complaints with unerrinir  certainty. They' also contain Roots . and  Herbs which have specific virtues truly  ivond,erful in their action on the stomach  and bowels. Mr.. B. A. Cairncross,  Shakespeare, writes : "I consider Parmelee's IMlls an excellent remedy for Biliousness and Derangement of the Liver,  having used them myself for some time'."  A man "is usually doing the very  best ho can or else the very worst he  c*ui.  There  never  was,   and   never  will  be,   a  universal  panacea,  in one remedy,  for all  ills  to   which   flesh  is   heir���������the  very    nature   of   many   curatives   oeincr   such   tliat  were 'the   germs   of   other, anct. differently  seated   diseases   rooted   in /the   system   of  the  patient���������what   would   relieve   one - ill j  in   turn   would   aggravate   the   other..   We  have, however,, in "Quinine Wine, .when obtainable in  a sound,   unadulterated  t-tiito,  o. remedy for many and grievous  ills. By  its eradual  and   iudicious use  the frailest  systems   are  led   into    convalescence    and  strength   by   the   influence   which   Quinine  exerts  on  nature's  own  restoratives.      It  relieves  tho     drooping     spirits   of    those  with    whom   a   chronic    state   of   morbid  despondency   and   lack   of���������interest   in   life  is   a   disease,   and.  'by   tranquilizing    the  nerves   disposes  to   sound    and 'refreshing  sleep~imparts vigor to the action of the  blood,   which,   being   stimulated,    courses  throughout  the veins,   strengthening,   the  healthy   animal  functions   of   the   system,  thereby, making  activity a necessary    result,strengthening ,,the   frame,   and' giving  life to   the digestive  organs,   which  naturally "demand  increased   substance���������result,  improved   appetite.    Northrop   &   Lyman,  of  Toronto j    -have   given    to    the  public  their superior  Quinitfe  Wine at, the  usual  rate, ' and,    gauged   by     the    opinion   of  scientists,   this     wine, approaches  nearest  perfection    of    any  druggists sell  it.  r=   <'  in  the  market.      All  Colorado  H . I             I L  for your  Summer Outing  Peaks three miles high,  snow-clad in July���������  flashing trout streams-  big game���������camping-  mountain climbing.  Ask for our book--  ������������A Colorado Summer/'  Santa Fe  C. C. CARPENTER; Pass. Agt.  503 Guaranty Bid**;.,  Minneapolis,     -   -    -     Minn.  Canadian Northern Ry  y  ��������� ���������������������������  ������������������via  tho���������  Great Lakes  authority'was in'sight, and it is not  yet known whether, or.'not John-will  be asked to pay a war indemnity in  the Police Court. It is" na(,;i'ral that  he should oppose indemnities and the  tax on laundries, b,ut that he should  obioct to being struck on the back  and culled badly , .accented, .epithets  shows a new trait-.in l*.is( character.���������  Toronto   Globe.    ; '*  T'������������*   1'1 orln'-  -I. :i ���������������;������������������������������������ \y,\ 'c������-������.  The world has six lakes more than  '-0.000 square miles. TIiq Caspian  is the- largest .of. .these, aud .Lake  Huron  the f-Mijill^st. ' e  Not   Vet.  "Ts your furniture' antique?"'  "No; only old."-  i  o'f  ���������cf  tnbor   In 'Jtsi������an.'-       ' .'���������  S'lp.'irr has no'I.iws for, the protect!!*!'.  ���������Uihor or n-sirict'ii-- 'the en.u:c;yi::i>i]i  women and,children.  If you are of a more grateful disposition than your uelghbor, don't take  credit to yourself. It may be that you  are oldfcr.���������Atchison Globe,  .A    Mi.x������*r   n^vtilt.  The  mild  Celestial  has    long    been  noted for intellectual subtlety beyond  the  coinprcht-nsion   of   the - Caucasian  mind.      Whether   he  smuggles   opium,  evades  tho poll tax or draws     to     a  pair  front'his  sleeve,  ho  maintains  a  smile   that  seems . the   personification-,  of innocence.  But Toronto has shown-  the   Chinaman   in   a   hew   role,     that'  nmy explain .the'-'apparently-incongruous-name .'of. the patriotic revolutionary' sect.-    John lias shown himself'a  boxer,'..not iu  the heraldic,  sjunbolic-  ��������� al  sense  of  the  recent  uprising    that  cost  his   nation   the  disputed   indemnity,   but  in   an -actual   and  substantial    mix-up     on   Yonge  street.       A  young  man     of     the   Caucasian   race  exercised his claim  to sovereignty by  calling  a  passing   Chinaman  a  name  that can neither be spelled nor interpreted for-publication in English, ard  for  fear  the Chinaman  would  be unable  to   comprehend  the   words   with  so   foreign  an ��������� accent   he   emphasized  them with his fist.  According to tradition John should .  have smiled and passed on. But,  alas, for the theories of -racial superiority and the hope of Anglo-Saxon  domination and survival, the Celestial turned round and hit from the  shoulder with such bewildering swiftness that the young white man fancied himself in a street car strike or  Pretoria celebration. Spectators say  that John never lost his Oriental  serenity in ' the hottest phase of the  melee, and that when a friend intervened to save the white man from  further damage he accepted it with  philosophic indifference.  "The East bowed low before the blast  Iu patient,  deep  disdain,  She let the lep-ions thunder past,  Then plunged in thought again."  No     representative     of  constituted  GROWTH OF CANADA.  iMcture   of   tbo    ProgrcAt   Ma<l<>  .b'.v,,.! lie    Dull] illiolt.  Vt'hen "Manitoba entered, tho 'Confederation its agricultural production  found no piace in the records. Jn  3SS1 it was entered as producing 1,-  000,000 biJfthels of wheat on an acre-  ago,--ol" GJ.,300, and 1 ,H70',2f3S bushels  bf-voats.^ Jn I.0.'.).'* the acreage, of  wheal*-was 1,000.000, and the yield  1 5,GJ 5,-000 bushels, and the yield of  o'als\ was nearly 10,000,000 bushels.  To-day IManitoba ; has 2,000,900  acres under -wheat ~and thei-e are' at  least 500,000 acres -.mo re in the Territories, and ther*;'* has been commensurate progress in -.all departments of  Tourist Kates to all points in-  ONTARIO, QUEBEC,  MARITIME    PROVINCES  and EASTERN STATES  ,   One   of   the   most, delightful- trips,  with   every  modern "convenience ' for',;  the comfort of  passengers. - '      ,   -  Ocean Tickets  by all Lines  For1 dates of sailings and reservation of berths apply to' any agent of  the Canadian Northern - Railway, or  ,to ���������    .        " - GEO:.' H.. ���������' SHAW,  Traffic .Manager, Winnipeg.  Canadian  'Acme  agriculture. When'- it was remarked  .the other day that Saskatchewan  would become a second Manitoba,' a  lo^al journal said that the estimate  was below the mark. Manitoba arid  the TerriIoiics arcj filled with ' tlie  sons of Ontario, but the older Pro-  \in"c takes pleasure in the progress  of its younger ri; als, and in the  wostwaid movement sees the signs of  the growth of our common country.  Ontario and C'neboc, however, have  by no means rea- bed the limit of  ���������hoii.- giowih. .To<h have terri'ory  to the north far exceeding in area  tjio?-/ -vell-sotllGcl     districts,   and   pns-  -Sri r c  s'csSlrg ' i"-'1 iosout\c-* in forti'c. wooded "'and mineral lands. A more rapid  growth of'population would be acceptable; S;?'of; course, but'"this "is'va  matter about which there need be no  uneasiness. Habitable land of ' any  land will be more -at a premium  every yeiw. . Th.er rapid growth, of  the population o^the United States,  so far from' can.Sitng us any unea.si-  ncss, indicates a������ source from which  we are already drawing immigration,  anrt shall d aw a gre-ater, measure in  the. f-Jture.-* The trade and wealth'of  thci country are increasing far more  rapidly than its' j opu'lation. With  oniv one-fifteenth of' the population,  we have, a-trade of more than onc-  six'.h of that of the United States,  and we have no. doubt that the- advantages which this country offers to  nov7coincrs will in ��������� time be ,fully recognized.���������Toronto  World..  T\r������   iinbi'-s  for a  fciiit.  <\    novel   poster   was  seen     by      a  re.ent soo'^n'r   n  Nova Scotia..    It  with  "THE'".ROUTE TO  Australasia  And qig Orient  ,    CANADA'S SCENIC ROUTE , -.  Travel by  the C.^'p.. ft..and be 'as- J  sured of. SOL.ID COMFORT.  First-class C. P. R. Sleepers  on all through trains:. ���������'     "   ���������  Through Tourist Sleepers -   the J>pst."  Tourist Kates quoted to all points    ���������"  East, West, South,    .  The Old Country,  The Orient,  The Antipodes.  Those   desiring   information  in    re>-*  gard to any part of the^-world reached by  the C. P. R. or its connection*  are  requested to apply  to any   C.  P.  R.   representative  or  to  c. e. Mcpherson  Gen.   I'as^Agt.,   Winnipeg.  Crystalized nitrogen is one of the  greatest chemical, curiosities.- By  cooling nitrogen gas down, to 367-  degree's��������� lielow'the" freezing poi'r'it"; and  then allowing it to expand solid  snow-like crystals are,forniedS   ���������::��������� --.-'  was printed en   rough      paper  n'd    ia nt.   in   a   childish   hand,  was  tacked to a telephone pole  and  in a  will  Mrs.  n  oons'.ifuou.'- condition: "There  be a concert end fair :-n  1 a-son's sitt'ng -room today at  o'clock sharp. Admission���������Adults, 5  cents; children, 1 ccnus; babies, two  for   a  cent. ���������  The Salvation Army claims that  no divorce has been granted to any  one married* under .its auspices in the  35 years of its  existence.  The-"Universal Postal union was established iu 1875, and embraced . 22  countries.  An old.bachelor, when he feels blue  and discouraged, always regrets that  he has no wife to w*hine to. ,',-' ,  1$  ll>'  M  * ���������  ���������)  Vi  [I  It'  ft!  'i i  Pi.!  I  N  11 ,* ���������  i  itf  MRS. ALICE SCHWORZ.  She  Is   Known   as   "tlie   Singer  "Who  Slng-m People Into Heaven."  Mrs. Alice Sehworz has devoted the  , best years of her life, and all her musical talent' and ^accomplishments, to  singing foi; invalids inthe home or, the  hospital and'prison,'and she is spoken  of by all who know'her as "the singer  .who sings people into heaven." ���������      ' '  Mrs. Sehworz does not know herself  how she obtained" this rare gift of  soothing and impressing .the dying so  that the tortured senses find immediate relief and the. sufferer, passes  away in perfect peace on the wii*������s of  song. 'She sings like one in a trance,  unconscious'of "her surroundings,' not  even aware' of the words she-, has  chosen, her eyes turned upward with  A Tenspoorifnl.  j When the doctor tells you to "take a  teaspoonful" of any medicine, you bad  better get a graduated glass and not  trust to tbe capacity'of the spoons of  your domestic' life. Medical men are  now calling -attention to the fact that  the ordinary teaspoon is of such' a varying capacity that no reliance is to be  placed, upon it as a measure of quantf  ty. If you are only taking squills and  paregoric for your cold, the difference  will not matter, hut if the medicine is  some powerful drug.it matters a lot.  A teaspoon is theori'tieiilly..,, supposed  to hold- sixty minims, but .from testa  recently made It was found that the' "ordinary teaspoon ' varies' in ^ capacity  from 75 to' 130 'minims. Of dessert  spoons examined two contained, three  fluid drams and a third"nearly four. In  like, manner tablespoons vary in capacity from four to six drams. As the  teaspoon is.,,the measure by which po-  'tent fluid medicines are generally administered this huge'increase in actual  capacity "over'the theoretical one is of  the greatest importance'and may account for. many cases where'-patients  have died from "overdoses" of- medi-  suggests   one " possible  explanation   of  the scarcity of woman composers.  THE   HOME  DOCTOR.  .Have Plenty of Hot Water Bass.  We do not sufficiently appreciate hot  water.bags. The amount oi comfort in  one of them cannot be known except  from actual experience. --There should  be if possible half a dozen bags of  various sizes in the sickroom, easy of  jaccess and ready for use.     ���������   ,  cine.  To  __ take .an example: a physician  might prescribe a solution of strychnine  so compounded that a theoretical tea-  spoonful, of the mixture-.would give a  dose,of one-sixteenth of a, grain.. If in  taking his medicine tlie patient used  tho ' ordinary ^domestic ' teaspoon, he  would get nearly one-tenth" of a'grain  at a dose, and a repetitionof such dose  might be fatal.  Wash japanned ware, with a -jponge  .dampened in warm 'water and dry it  immediately with a soft,cloth.    Sweet  oil applied with,a woolen cloth will remove oustinate spo'ts.  In   former  days  a   married   woman  could not get her life insured, the sup-  'position being that her husband might  kill ber for her insurance mouey.  How large ought our' sleeping room  to be? Not less than fifteen feet  square, with windows on two sides  and a fireplace if, possible.  MKS. ALICE SCJIWORZ.'  '" . -    V ,  a rapt expression, while all who hear  h'er are dominated and'thrilled.by, the  power and sweetness of her,music.   In  the   wards   of   the.' hospital; the   sick  listen as* if, they were liearing celestial ,  singing, and to .those who are not fatally ill it brings strength and repose/  like  an   electric   current. ���������-;> Physician's  Jaave declared the effect to be hypnotic :  and ' have   themselves   listened ' spellbound to'the inspired strains.f-  * ���������*  7 The singer does not improvise words  or music, but uses the familiar hymns,-  "Nearer, My God. to.'Thee,'; and^'One  Sweetly Solemn Thougbt"/or7other's as  popular and  well  known.    Her voice  is   a   sympathetic   contralto-of' great  sweetness,  and  she  had  it cultivated  in her youth for choir singing. '  In her home -im Carthage. Miss.,'-she  first gave up- fashionable.pursuits(and  found ber happiness in smoothing the  way to another life by her magnetism  of song. The, knowledge that her  voice would have made her famous  among, the world's vocalists has never  disturbed this (singularly .gifted woman.   She gave it free'to the helpless.  Mrs. Sehworz has a charming personality and is highly esteemed by her  friends'as the possessor of many Christian virtues. Only, two other/women  have essayed the role in whicli.she is  so proficient���������Mrs. Augusta Evans Wilson; the southern novelist, and Emma  Abbott,'1 who' a few-.days before her.  death' sung "The 'Last Rose of Sum-'  mer" for a' dyihg: man.���������Chicago Record-Herald.  Ne:itne������s  ln'< Girls. ' r  Neatness is a good thing for a girl,  and if she. does not learn-it -when  young she,never will. It takes a great  deal more0 neatness to make a girl,look  well than it does to make a boy look  passable���������not. because, a boy, 'to start;  with, is better lookiug than a girl, but  bis, clothes are of-a" different sort, not  so many colors in them, and people do  not expect a boy to-look so pretty as,a  girl", says Woman's Life. A girl that ia  notheat|y dressed is'called a" sloven.  ,and no one likes ,to. look at her. ! Her  "face -may be pretty and her eyes  bright, .but if '.there is a spot of dirt  on her cheek and her finger ends are  black-,with ink and her shoes are not  laced or buttoned and ,S her skirt is  torn'she cannot be liked. Learn tp be  neat, and when you have learned it  will-almost take care-of itself.      ���������    ���������'r  *  -   How American Women Travel.  Most American women ''abroad "work  hard. , They, travel in all sorts of discomfort, rising'"while, it is yet night;'  walking through miles of picture galleries." visiting ,a'n'cient'r'churches an,d  cathedrals and "doing" all kinds of  places in which they take no interest.  They go* to so many cities and see  'them so superficially that they know-  nothing ' about any -of them -really.  How can ai*3* one know anything of a  country, its ' people, institutions.' language, art. architecture, morals,  schools or anything else, just by racing  through it with a party cof nervous,  hurried strangers, each member of it  tired and worn to a frazzle?���������Woman's  Home Companion."  To Improve the Figure.  On arising and the last thing before  going to bed when you. have on your  nightdress    stand With    your   'back  against  a   door  and   fill, your ��������� lungs.  ,  breathing   through" the   nostrils.'   with  the mouth closed, until the lungs can  hold no more.   Retain the breath while  . you count four.   Expel it through the  nose,   counting   seven.     Practice   this  breathing movement ten times.  Next stand upright, turn out the toes  so   that   the   heels   touch,   place   your  hands on your hips, the fingers on the  diaphragm,   the   thumbs   back   in  the  soft part of the back either side of the  spinal   column,   and   draw   in  a   deep  brpnth.  Force the air down so that you.  feel  the thumbs  pressed  out  through  the expansion of the lower back part  of  the  lungs.    Hold  the breath  while-  eounting   four;   expel   while .counting-  seven.     Practice?   this   movement   six  times.  Third Movement.���������Stand straight,  head up. shoulders thrown back, arms  .hanging by the side. Now gradually  raise .the arms until they are high  -above the head. While you are,^performing this movement take in a deep  breath through the nostrils until" the  lungs can hold no more. Retain the  breath while counting four. Now gradually lower the arms, at the same time  slowly expelling the breath, counting  seven. Repeat six times.  These exercises practice night and  morning, and they will develop the  bust and shoulders, they will cure  round shoulders, will rouse a torpid  liver into action, wonderfully benefit a  dull, muddy complexion and improve  the general health.  It is important that these exercises  should be performed with the window  open.  -  Woman's Trials.  Thinking of desserts and neckwear,  according to one woman,  is the most  arduous,part of the average woman's;  daily round of duty.  The whole subject \  of ordering meals is wearing.' but dps-'  serts are the worst'To provide variety i  and to please the various members' of'  the family"with the end of the dinner*  is a task the difficulty of which only  .women, who have tried to live: up to' it.  can  appreciate.   As  for  neckwear, no  other part of a woman's dress can give  her so  much concern.    Being next to  her face, it requires special consideration to  insure its being becoming.   It  must always.be fresh,  and the style  ought to be changed frequently.  Simplicity of decoration and immaculate linen are the chief factors oil  ,a successful' table arrangement. "  ,,   Th������ Clever Kittens.  "My    cat    speaks    French,"    said    little*  Jeanne,  "As plainly as can be';'  Says   ���������'s'il    vous   plait'    (that'a   'if   you  please') -        ������\, .  And thanks me with 'merci!' ���������'  I know, because I understands,       .    -     >  Each word she says'to,me." . '  i I   r *  "And mine speaks German;"' with a nod, '  Said Lisa* from the Rhine; ���������  ���������  , "Says' 'bitte' when she wants a drink  And 'ja,' of course," and-'nein;"     ���������  '  I-wouldn't have a cat that spoke  ��������� , A different tongue from''mine!" <  "That's'.thrue-for.,'you!'.' sweet,Nora said,,  .   With .merry look,demure.,   7,  "Me own shpakes Oirish!   Whin I set -  A saucer on the flure   '      \   . '  ' An' ask her'.would she like some milk  The darlint tells me ���������Sluire!' "'  ' ���������'  ���������77 '  ��������� ' "'  I'met those kittens afterward. , |  No matter, where nor How; ' ]  I listened'well'to what'they, said; -'<���������       j  Would you believe it .now/ *:  They spoke in English, every one,     , '        !  And all they said was "Miaow!"  ���������Margaret ..Johnson    in    June   Woman's ,  Home CSomr>;>niori   ��������� ' j  ���������    ;     ���������; :��������� ���������    . i  When*Bernhardt and Calve Dlsagi-cc.  Bernhardt and Calve are bosom  friends, yet there is one subject over  which-they are continually quarreling.  They both have a mania .for extravagance, yet neither one can understand  the other's spendthrift proclivities, and'  they are always accusing" each other of  a reckless waste of money. ' ' ���������'  * "you-'spend all your fortune, Emma,"' says Sarah,,^vho is never out of ,  ! debt, "running big farms and'ranches,*  waste your time shooting birds, herd  ing cattle and driving sheep.' Bah!.  You.should bo rich, but have nothing  but cows and veal and pigs and tax ,  eating lands." So lectures Sarah as  she' fills her hothouse palace in Paris'-  with 500 francs' 'worth-of flowers a  day and is regularly sold up every'  spring, no matter how* much money  she makes.  .-���������  Brown sugar' stops the bleeding of  a fresh wound..  For indigestion try the beaten white  of an egg in a wineglassful of cold wa-  | ter directly after'meals.  I     A 'mixture of equal,parts of sweet  oil ,and tincture of iodine is said to relieve corns and bunions.  Headache, toothache, baokache or  most auy joint ache will be relieved  by heating the feet' thoroughly with  the shoes on.  Mucilage has been found to be an,  excellent remedy for burns.    Apply it  to the burn and lay "on any soft blank  paper.' The mucilage soothes the pain,  while the paper, excludes the air."    -   ' '  For a stiff neck, pains in the chest,  etc!| warm some sweet oil and rub on  thoroughly with the hands, then cover  ,with sheet wadding, the shiny side out.  I Wear it, until you feel comfortable.  A treatment highly recommended .by  n��������� scientific    magazine   for - poisoning  , from ivy is to wet a slice of bread  with   water,   dust   it    with    common  washing soda  and  apply to eruption,  keeping the bread  wet from the outside.    Half an hour of this treatment  is said to be a sure cure.  ,       ,. ������      ,   '  Mother First of All.  Many  notable women who have interested .themselves in the progress of  the world have still been- the best of  mothers in the home.   A recent writer  recalls certain women as examples of'  this  truth.    Victoria   was   not   less  a  mother because shec was a ruler.  Marie  Theresa was a great empress and gi\at  mother   too.    Julia 'Ward   Howe 'lias  been a'faultless mother as-well as woman'of affairs.--Elizabeth Cady Stanton never, failed in her motherly duties,  while advocating-suffrage for women,  nor did Lucy Stone or Mary A. Liver-  more. : Margaret Sangster,  the editor,  public  speaker and  poet,  has been  a  mother first and most of all.   As a rule  those who find themselves not equipped -to play the part at home and the.  part abroad  content themselves with  the part for which they are best fitted.  Genius, talent, learning, may be requisite for the paths of the outside life,  increasing with their use, but character, the lasting and important thing, increases with a faithful mother until it  becomes'the very apotheosis of itself.  ga^L-  JFSr Little,  28  A SIPHON  TRICK.  "Emptying  a  Glass  ol  Wafer  "Will*  a,  , Bottle  of'Water.  Suppose you are handed a glass full'  of water-and a bottle filled with watec  and asked to empty the glass with the  help of the bottle, letting the bottle re-'  main full.  ' Boie two holes through a coi;k ia  such aJ way that two pieces of, strawi  can be fitted in airtight. One should  extend as long as the glass is deep,  and the other should be twice as long  as the first. Put the cork into the hot-  tie, as shown In the illustration; close  the ^.opening of the shorter piece of  straw with sealing wax and press tlie  HOW TEDS Till OK  IS'DONE.  longer, piece of straw so deep into the  water that the water squirts out of  the opening. Turn the'bottle "around  iii such'a way that the short piece of  straw reaches tb the bottom of' the,  glass, as' shown in figure; cut.off the  closed end with a pair of scissors, and:  the water will run out of the longer  piece of straw until the glass is empty, the bottle remaining full. /    : '.7  First. .Shopgirl Still Living-.  There is still living in a New\ York  state town a woman who made a great  sensation a "little more than half a century ago by appearing as a clerk behind the counter iu her father's .store  in Buffalo. The shopgirl had not yet  beep born, , and for a woman to be  found in ^such a position was a novelty I  that drew great crowds, who stood j  gaping outside the windows at the girl  selling needles and thread and measuring off tape by the yard. Rapid indeed  has been the evolution which has ere--  atcd an army of women who serve behind the counter in every kind of business. ->,   ;  Good IKonxctrnp,  A good mousetrap can be arranged  by turning a bowl over a'dinner plate  with one edge lifted upon a bit of  wood an inch across, about one-half of  which is whittled to a point. Upon  this,point a bit of roasted cheese is  placed, and the edge of the bowl is  raised on one side and held up by the  stick. As the balance is very easily  disturbed, the mouse in taking off the  cheese, is, certain to let the bowl down  upon the plate in a way to imprison  itself.  Table Linen.  Do not'allow boles to appear in table  linen" until it is alb so thin that it has  to be laid aside. On Saturday before  the clothes are assorted for the washing look overall the soiled tablecloths  and napkins, holding them'to the light.  Use embroidery (loss to correspond  jvith the quality'of the linen, aud every  thin place should'be darned or run as  neatly as possible. You have no idea  how much longer linen will last when  cared for  keeping.  , <    Tlie French-worn an"n Dressing-.  The great difference in., dressing in  France and dressing in -America is  that the Frenchwoman, whose gown  is her religion, will elect only for (the  styles, fabrics and colors .which individually suit and compliment her. She  never puts*on a gown o'r'selects a certain style of, coiffure because her relative, her neighbor or her best friend  looks charming in it. "Know thyself"  is her motto, and this is why she is always and ever a pretty and' interesting figure in art to study' and her  gowning a liberal sartorial education  to"those who elect for what they see  is the latest' fasliion . whether it is  suited to'their particular style, figure  and surroundings or not. ,This is. of  course, far from being true of all our  cultured and accomplished Americans;  but, taken as a nation entire, the women who are always perfectly, appropriately and artistically gowned are in  the minority, even though they number  many thousands.  Brijsht Colored Flowcri.  For bright color in the garden use  petunias, poppies, phlox, oschschollzia  and nasturtiums; for climbers, nasturtiums again, flowering beans, morning  glories. Japan hop and wild cucumber;  for edging, sweet alyssum, candytuft  and lobelia; "for low beds, verbenas,  portulaca and gaillardia.  .The Children's Stocking-!*.  A suggestion that any home darner  may appreciate was got recently by  watching a class of little girls at work  at a sewing school. For the big knee  holes of children's stockings a piece of  strong net was first basted over the  hole, the darning then being accomplished with great neatness and  strength and in a much shorter time  than in any other way. The same  method was applied with equal success to the mending of woven underwear.  7<Ii:Jt   Sherbet.  '��������� For a mint sherbet add crushed mint  leaves to boiling lemonade; strain and  freeze. <_  ' A   Gi'iitleuiau.  !     One of our readers sends a nice story  about the quest ion, "What is a ;:ent!e-  rnanV"   Hosirinsr'a bouse carpenter spoken of as a gentle-::n-n by ;t furniture  ��������� remover,   he sought   delicately   lor  ex-  ���������'!:n:;:tio'.)K.    "l,or*   I,less  yer.   sir,"  nn  in this way.���������Good  House- j swered    the   furniture /remover,   "we  .'���������'"-���������'       S        -;S       -i rails every m';*n a .gentleman ax: pays/'   ��������� *~~��������� > '-'<)   shillings   in   the   pfiund.'-'���������'l.oudon  'filolfe.*' ������������������*'..���������  Fanny  Mendelssohn.  i It Is now known that some of Mendelssohn's "Songs Without Words"  were composed by his sister, Fanny  Mendelssohn. She published them under her brother's name:because it was  considered discreditable for a woman  to compose music.   This historical fact  Browned Floar,  Browned flour is almost as necessary  to keep on hand in the store closet as  white flour. To brown put a thick layer  of flour into a baking pan and place it  in a hot oven. Watch it and stir with a  spoon until the flour is we!  all through. ; When it becomes cold, put  it into empty preserve jars and cover  them'Closely.'"It will then be ready to  use in making gravies and sauces or  for whatever else it is needed.  .   . >f"i-vt-<i    Mini   !S'**lit.  Mrs. T-Iou'.f-'r���������"l didn't, want to attend' ! h-3 . picnic bu t ray husband insisted on ,'rny going." Mrs.. N'.eigh-  , bors���������-"j\ n-J did you ��������� (.n.,oy it?" 'Mrs.  browned i Hoincr���������"Inrl-c-J. I did. My old gown  was; utterly ruined and my husband  had    to replace it.'with <i   new one."  . Just a Hint.     ...     -  . "Father," asked Tommy, the other  day, "why is it that the ,boy is, said to  be the,father of the man?"   ., ' .      \.  Mr. Tompkins, had never given this  subject any .thought and was hardly,,  prepared tp answer offhand.. ,   .,  "Why���������why,"   he  said,   stumblingly|.  "it's so because it is. I suppose." -  "Well," said Touimy. "since I'm' your'  father,,I'm going to give" you a ticket  to a theater and si dollar besides. -;-I always said that if 1. was-a ,father 11  wouldn't be-so. stingy as, the . rest, of  them.are.^ Go in and have a good time  while you're young. ,1-never had any  chance myself!" * '.--,--,  Mr. Tompkins gazed in blank amazement at Tommy.    Slowly  the significance of the hint dawned  upon  him.  ' Producing the silver coin, he said:  "Take it, Thomsis. , When you- really  do become a father, I hope it won't be  your misfortune to have a son who ia  smarter than yourself." ��������� American*  Boy.    Lincoln's Boys.  The White House has not been the-  home of many boys.. President Lincoln had three sons���������namely, Robert*  Willie and Thomas. Robert was a  young man who entered the army.'  Willie died early in the administration,  and Thomas, or "Tad," was the "child *  of the White House," the object of  everybody's love, being a thoroughgoing American boy, independent and;  mischievous, but at the same time  thoughtful. The. president made him  his companion. "Tad" was a great favorite with the soldiers and often  marched with them, ate- with them  and slept wilh ,them. On the night  that President Lincoln was shot it was  "Tad" who first acquainted the servants in the White House with the  tragedy, addressing his friend. Thomas  Pendel. the usher at the White House,  with the cry: "Oh, Tom Pen, Tom  Pen!   They have killed my papa!"  - She  Knew   Bim.  "If yourefuse me. it will kill, me."-he  declared.  "How many lives have you7" she  asked pitilessly, for she Knew something of his previous "affairs" and naturally reasoned that this form of death  was no novelty to him.���������Chicago Post  An   Eye  For Hnrmony,  Mr. Simpson,���������Is your musical director a man of ability?  Miss Jenkins���������Oh, yes. At our concerts he places all the prettiest girls  | in the front row.���������Detroit Free Press.  Words.   Mere   Words.  "See here." said Colonel Winders angrily, "your reporter promised to print  all I said at the banquet last night."  *.   "Well?" replied the editor.  "Well, he printed only a few lines,  although my speech was quite a long  effort,"  "Yes,   but you  didn't say   much."-  Hnlibj-'s  Little  Game.  Wife���������What's the matter?  Husband���������Some one has been robbing  the firm. c.**d I'm- afraid I'll be suspected.  Wife���������Impossibly  Husband ���������Weil, it's t>-r<~ t*> be on tho  safe side. BeYter not buy ���������.*.,;���������' u'-w  dress you've b^en worrying me abou*.  The Potato Race.  A game requiring no effort of the  inind and invariably laughter provoking is the potato race. Place in two  parallel rows and about two feet apart  five large and irregular potatoes and at  the end an empty bowl. The contestant  must pick up each potato on a teaspoon, carry it-to the bowl and drop ifc  in. The potato must uot be touched by  hand or foot and if dropped must not  be picked up on the spoon again.  Watch attitudes and faces and exercises of will, for, oh, how that left  hand will want to help! Even the most  dignified must unbend in this genial  struggle. Record is kept of those first  succeeding in getting all the potatoes  into the bowl, and these again race  against each other until the champion  reveals himself or herself. This should  be played\if possible on an uncarpetecj  floor.  Wnshittcton Tlinlier.  "Pennsylvania avenue at one timo  had trees down tbe center. I- believe."  was the remark 1 made to a ("eorge-  lown man I met i:i a trolley ear.  "Yes." was tbe gentleman's, reply,  "and now you can find presidential  timber on nearly every street in, Washington."  f   -..  nam rthe Statues of IPe^is.  Ko city in tbe world' has so many  ���������statues and monuments as Paris, and  ever}' day sees a new project for a new  statue or bust. It is,curious to note in  this connection that a large proportion  of the famous men honored in this way  ��������� came to their end by violence in some  form or other. Many of them died on  the scaffold,-and a< stroll through the  ' ��������� Paris streets may give the philosopher  food for reflection on the mutability of  human judgment. Danton and Lavoisier were guillotined, Jeanne d'Aro  and Etierme Delet'were burned at the  stake, Henry IV. was murdered,  Etienne Marcel was also assassinated,  Marshal Ney was shot, Condorcet committed suicide to escape the scaffold,  and these are only a tithe of those that  might be mentioned. '  I  ^he beach 'IV m the Cape Mudge  Lif-ht; ouse in a north ea.-:terly  ���������.liii'i. tion unci marked H. Watson's  S.W. cori er. thence northerly following t' e shone 40. forty, chains  ���������������������������re nr le^s ai.d extending 5-eawar'l  ���������nd incinding ihe. iojeehoj"'** and'  iai.d coveif-d wi:h water.  Dated.this 27th day of August, rgo2.  HUNTER WATSON.  A  Badly 'fnrneu  Phrase.  (1"It is queer," says a clergyman of  New York city, "what a liking young  students have for,long words and Latin  quotations and what a dread possesses  them of appearing conventional. 1 once  knew a promising candidate, who was  given charge of a funeral In the absence of tlie pastor of the church. He  knew it was customary for the minister to, announce after the sermon that  those who wished should step up to  ���������view the remains, but he thought this  was ,too hackneyed a phrase, and he  said insread. 'The congregation .will  j now. pass around, the bier.' "  An Extempore Pirn.  An oft quoted old English wit la Dan-  I lei Purcell. who is worthy .of Immortal-  j ity as a master of repartee.    The best <  j of the reported witticisms of this for-  ; gotten jester is as follows:  Purcell was desired one night In  j company' by a gentleman to make a  j pun extempore. , , '.  j    "Upon what subject?" asked Da'nleL*  "The king," answered the other.  "The king, sir," said he', "is no sub-,  jject." '   '  The   T*ot"h.  One of the commonest causes of bad  'teeth .is that of taking very hot "food.,  If you take a cup of very hot tea or  . coffee,   the enamel  on  the  teeth .expands, and breathingthe cold'air after-,,  ward causes it to contract.   This alter-'  nate expansion  and shrinking of tho  enamel works havoc with it, and 'when  fit, cracks,  as  it soon  does/the inner '  'part of the tooth crumbles away in no  '"time. ...'���������'! -  NOTICE is hereby given that 30  thirty, days after date I intend to  apply* to, the Honourable the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Work=  for permission to lease the foreshore  and rights thereof for fishing purposes in Comox District commencing at a post planted on the shore  on the south end of Valde^ Island  ahout. 20, twenty, chains in a north  westerly direction from the Cape  Mudge Lighthouse, and marked J.  ���������R. Watson's N.E. comer, thence  south easterly following the shore  40, forty, chains more or less, and  extending seaward and including  the foreshore and land covered with  water.  Dated this 27th dav of August, 1902.  JOHN R. WATSON.  NOTICE.  NOTICE is. he- ehy given that 30,  thirty, days .-iU'r dan* I intend to  applv to the Honourable the Chief  Commissioner 01 Lands and Works  ; I.O 7;-M-.!' ������lie foreshore  Kv-eoi' 7'���������'���������: i'i-���������''/''('* our-  .JOi   pi.-l.'Ui -���������-:  ;���������'.;*.''!   'SSwts  .   Her   Dearest   Frl������>nd.'  '  "If you were I," she said to'her dearest friend, "would you be married in  the spring or the fall?"  "If I were you," was the unhesitating  reply, "and had actually secured a man/ }  I would set the wedding for the earliest !  date possible." ���������  NOTICE  NOTICE is hereby given that 30  (thirty) days after dat* I intend to  apply to the Hon curable the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to le ise the foreu-hore  and rights thereof foi fish ins: purposes in Comox District commenc-s  ing at a post'planted on. the shore  at the north corner of Cape Mudge.-  and ahout 220 (two hundred and  twenty) chains in a north-westerly  direction along the bench from the  Cape Mudge Lighthouse and marked J. Skinner's S..W. corner, tht-nce  N.W, following the shore 40 (forty)  chains more or less-and extending  seaward, and including the -foreshore and land covered with water. ���������  ���������   Dated this 27th day of August, 1902  JOSEPH SKINNER.-  NOTICE.  1'7-OTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that 30,  thirty, days sifter date.i intend to  apply to the Honourable the Chief  Conunisbioner of Lands and Works  for permission to lease the fore-shore  and'rights thereof for'fishing purposes in Comox District, commencing at a post planted on the shore  on' the south end of Valdes Island  about 100; one hundred, chains  along the beach - from the Cape  Mudge Lighthouse, in a north easterly direction.' and marked J. John->  son's,, b.W.   corner,   thence   notih  eagerly following the shore , 40,  forty, chains0more or less and extending seaward, and . including  the foreshore and land covered wilh  ���������water. -' -i  Dated this 27th day of August, 1903. '  " JONASJO'HNSON.  . ' o   '        NOTICE.      ' * '  NOTICE is hereby given that 30'i  thirty,'days after date-1 intend to'  apply to she Honourable the,Chief  Com mi: sioner of Lands and Works-  ,for permission to lease the'foreshore'  and right8  thereof for fishing pur- .  posf-s in Comox District, commencing at a "post planted on, the' shore  on the south en'd  of Valdes Island,  and  about. 180,  one hundred, and,  eighty, chains alona the b<-ach f om  .the Cape Mud are Lighthouse in   a  morth easterly direction and marked  G, 'Skinner's, S.W.  corner, thence  Northerly follswing the  shore ��������� 40,  forty, chains m >re or less and ex-  'tending    sen ward,     and   including  the foreshore and land covered with '  .water.  7 *      ,    f  Dated this-27t-h  day of An crust,   1Q02.  ���������    GEORGE SKINNER. .  ��������� wiiiiiimi   1  i\i-m 1 i****i**********m ���������iiimrw-'iaTin-iTmr"'***'**^^  ^'hotioe. '"*���������  .NOTICE is'hereby'given .that 30,  thirty, days after" date.I intend to"  apply"'to 'the Honourable the  Chit i Commisioner , of Lands  and Works for permission  to lease the foreshore and riv-tite  thereof,for fishing purposes' in  Comox District, commencing at a  post planted on the shore on' the  south end of Valriez Island about  20. twenty, chains in an Easterly  direction from the Cape Mudge  Light-house and marked ' G. Mc-  Keen's   N.W. corner  thence  east-.  er'y following the shore 40,- forty,,  chains more or less and expending  seaward, and including toe fou-  shore and'land covered with water.  Dated this 27th day of August, 1903.  GEO. MCKEEN.  KTOTICE.  NOTICE   is hereby ������iv*n ,!.h������it 30,  thirty, days after date   I   intend to  ."pl'ly   to    Honourable,   the  Chief  Commisioner of  Lands and Works  for   permission   to. lease, the  fore  shore and rights   thereof for fi-diing  purposes in  Comox   District,, commencing at a post planted on   the  shore on the South  end of  Valdez  Island, about 60, sixty, chains in   a  north   easterly direction  from  the  Caps* Mudge Light Houeeand m.irked VV.   A, Wadham-'  South   West  corner,   thence  northerly following  the-shore 40, forty, chains more  or  less ar.d   extending seaward,   and  including the  foreshore and  land,  covered'with -water.  Dated ,this 27th day of August,   1902.  WM. A. VVADLIAMS.  ;    c      NOTICE.  NOTICE is hereby given that 30,  thirty, days-after date I intend to  apply to the Honourable the Chief  Commissioner of Lands and Works  for permission to lease the forshore  and rights thereof for fishing purposes in C<>mox District, commencing at a post planted on ,the shore  of "Vancouver Island cin Discovery  Passage, and about40, forty, chains  fromthe corner of Pierce's Ranch,  in a northerly direction, and marked H. J. Hutchersohfs S.W. corner,  thence northerly following the shore  40,' forty, chains more or less and  extending seaward, and. including  the foreshore and land covered with  water.       "  Dated this 27th day of August, 1902.  HARRY J. HUTCHERSON  ��������� *���������*****��������� 1 1 mmmimmmammmmmwmwnTwmmMtmmTT~~tr(~~r~~-^^^~^^^~~m^^m^^^^m  NOTICE.  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Jots Do������-n ?/Inny Tliingrs as aa Aid tu  Fntnre Historians���������Time and Place  (Of   Meeting:   Suspicions   Characters  Carefully A'otetl.  [Copyright, 1902, by C. B.- Lewis.]  FTER Mr. Bowser had smoked  his   cigar   and    finished   'his  .newspaper the other .evening  he took a memorandum book  from his pocket-and .began writing in  it,  and a iter awhile Mrsl Bowser remarked: "  ��������� "You seem to have got a new idea.  What is it you have been writing in  that book for this last three nights?*'  "Perhaps   I   can   make   you   understand," he replied  after the lapse of  "SAW A HAN-  "PASSIXG ATjOSG,   FOLLOWED  BY A'DOG."  two or three minutes.    "Can you re-  .member what happened to you at; 10  /o'clock   in   the   forenoon   day   before  yesterday?"  "Nothing happened."       -i ��������� ���������  "That is, the house didn't catch fire  or any one attempt to murder you, but  nevertheless things may have happened to send ,a man to state prison or  clear him of a grave charge. The grav-  ,est cases sometimes '-turn upon" the  merest trifles. The-life of a man in  St. Louis was saved the other day be-  \ 'cause a woman., remembered, seeing  him in an alley at a certain hour."  "And so you* aro jotting down things  ��������� to save human life?" she Queried.  "It may be. At any rate, I have set  out to jot down most of the happenings of each day. and no one can say  ���������what results may follow. ��������� History,  may be made of some of my memoranda." ���������     ;���������  ','1 .think you are wasting time over  it. If you have an hour to spare, you  had better work at that ingrowing toe  nail-of yours."  "Heavens, woman, must you always  lug  sore  heels,  toe  nails   and  porousr  "plasters into a conversation?" shouted  Mr. Bowser as a rich red color showed  'in his face.' ' >\-  "But you are complaining of your  toe," she protested.  "That may be, but dou't mingle toes  nna Drains, isut ror the diaries ana  ���������memorandum books left behind by the  people of the past where would our  historians' have secured their mate  rial?"  "And what have you jotted down  thus far for the benefit of future history?','  "Nothing   of   much   account,   but   I  have  been  at work  only  three  days.  I, think my jotting might help to un-.  ravel a few mysteries, however.   I will  read you what I have written:  . "Wednesday.���������Arose,   at . the   usual  hour.    Looked out of the window and'  saw a man passing along, followed by  .��������� a dog.   Man had a disreputable appearance and a furtive look.    Usual breakfast.   Left the house at the usual hour.  Saw a man on the street car with blue  goggles   on.     He   seemed   anxious   to  escape observation.    Wonder  if there  is any connection between him and ,the  .. man with the dog."  "I think there is," replied Mrs. Bow-  ' 6er.    "I think-the man with  the dog  .,' watched,'outside, while the goggle eyed  man'sneaked in and drove the dagger  to the poor bhby's heart."   .  Mr.'Bowser glared at her for a min-  *ate, and his hair could be beard curling, but with-a powerful effort he held  on to himself and continued:  "Thursday.���������Arose as usual.' . Thermometer stood at 4"> degrees ��������� above.  Usual slip slop breakfast. Had scarcely left the house when I encountered  the furtive looking man again. He  had disguised himself, but I knew him  at once. His dog was not following  him."  "The poor animal had probably got  tired out." said Mrs. Bowser, who  wanted" to get even for the "slip slop  breakfast."  "Your case will be attended to latei  on, and I will now read the rest: Had  ���������carcelv taken  the street car when I  Mrs. Bowser as he paused.  "Yes."  "Why didn't you add that you kicked  the front door open when you arrived  and that you told Mrs. Bowser you'd  bring up in the poorhouse because  you found a broken clothespin at the  gate?"  "By thunder, woman, yon are going  too far, too far!" he shouted as he rose  _up.() "If I sat down here to read a  chapter from the Bible, you'd manage  to turn' it to ridicule. You seem to  .have less and less sense as time passes."      - ,   -    -  "I was just wondering what the future historian would find in your note3  to make history on," she quietly replied.  "How can we tell that the man with  tho dog is not a red handed anarchist  plotting against the life of the mayor?  If so, my notes will-convict him."  "I-think he works in a livery stable  down the street, and I have seen him  and his dog a hundred times." ' .  "But the man with the goggles? Suppose he is a seditionist."  "Oh, the man with the goggles' lived  on.the next block, and he got pepper,  In his eyes two weeks ago. Our' own  doctor' attended him. I can't exactly  understand how you saw him wink at  another man. Did one of the goggles  wink?"  "None of your business! If you take  comfort'in being an idiot, go ahead in  it. I know the value of these notes  and shall keep them up. For'instance,  when I came home this evening"���������  "Well?" queried Mrs. Bowser as he  waited.       - <- ,; ,  ���������"a suspicious looking  person -was  hanging over Brown's gate.    He was-  ��������� short and  squat.    He was  run dowr  at the heels.    Suppose Brown is inur-,  dercd in his bed .tonight and the house  robbed.    My notes will furnish a clcvi  to the police, and within twenty-fdm  hours the murderer is arrested."  Mrs. Bowser was convinced that.thi  suspicious person was a man who hac  been beating carpets' for tho Browni  all the afternoon, but'she didn't say so  and Mr. Bowser continued:  "Since we;haye been sitting here .this;  evening I havo heard and made note:  of two firo alarms, one ambulance call  a cry of seeming;distress imd the liow  of a dog. They may not prove of value o  and yet they may bring a criminal t<  justice."  "And you won't fix your toe thi.  evening?" she asked as he walke<  around.  Mr.'Bowser halted to bestow a loql  of contempt upon her and then starte<  down stairs to have a. look at the fui  nacein the cellar. He was thinking of  -future history ��������� as ho descended and  presently, missed a step, and turned  head-, over heels, with a j*ell, and  brought up on the cellar bottom.. Mrs.  Bowsei" hurried down to1 find him sitting up in a daze, and after ;-she had  felt of the bump on his head and ascertained that neither arm nor leg was  broken she said: - ,_  "Friday Evening.���������Have seen, nothing of the'man with the goggles or  the man with the dog, but in descending my cellar stairs I engaged in a  circus performance for. the benefit of  the future historian. Was assisted up  stairs by niy wife, the cook and;the  cat. No change in the system of government' on my account. Come, Mr.  Bowser."  He got up slowly and painfully and  with many a sigh, and, leaning against  the wall, he pointed his finger at'her  and tried to express his feelings in fitting language; but all he could get out  was: ' ,!   -  "Wo-woman, by th-thunder"���������     ���������  M. Quad.  COMMENCEMENT, DAYS.  TI-IE sweet girl graduate,   ,  In captivating gown,  Again is to the front,  And great is her renown.-     .    ���������  She on the platform stands,  Her face aglow with pride,  While relatives, and .friends  r'Look on from every side.  With dignity she read's  Her essay on some theme  ��������� Suggested by, bright.hopes       ,     ���������  Or optimistic dream., ' ,  Ideals she exalts 7  With brilliancy of phrase,  And at the end there cornea  To her the warmest praise. ���������  The bold boy graduate [  Is also here again   '' ��������� '   " ��������� '��������� '  --With wisdom rarely found  Among,the wisest men.  He calmly takes his place     '       , .'  Upon the platform broad,  ���������While relatives and friends  On every side applaud.  With confidence he speaks  On questions that have lorn",  Been baffling older minds  In fixing right and wrong.  His flights of eloquence '  Stir hearts of all who hear,  , And peroration fine  Evokes a hearty cheer.  'Tis thus the graduates,  In flush of youth' and hope.  Serenely'view the tasks  With which they'll have to cope.  But soon they'll sadly learn  By rough experience  That on commencement day  Their troubles just commence.  ��������� ���������Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegrapl*  In. Vogne.  "Oh, Grace, have you contracted the  pingpong fever yet?"  "No���������er���������but I've had appendicitis."  T-New York Journal.   . ,.  Only Eleven Kinds.  "Speaking about the many kinds of  climate to be found in California within  a small area," said the Philadelphia  man, "I had an instance of it a few  months ago. I was visiting a friend on  a fruit farm, and I went out one morn*  ing where he was at work on a shed  and soon felt cold. He noticed mo  shiver and asked what was the matter.  " 'The air feels winterish,' I replied.  ��������� " 'Oh, I see.   Walk over to that tree.'  ���������'I walked over and found such a  rise of temperature that I was mopping my brow inside of five minutes.  He noticed it and said:  " 'I think I got stuck in- buying thia  place. The seller warranted sixteen  ports of temperature within a mile of  the house, but I can't make out only  ���������leven.'"  His* Valentine.  aw the man with the, goggles. He  was greatly perturbed, and it was evident that my presence upset him. I  saw a wink pass between him and a  man with a wart on his chin. Goggles  toft the car by the front door while I  ,vas arguing with a man who had stepped on ray toes, but I can give the police his description. Arrived home at  the usual hour. Mrs. Bowser and the  cat in the hall to welcome me."  "Is  that  all  for Thursday?"  asked  I   scrimped    and   saved   for   weeks   and  weeks ��������� ���������  And went without cigars arid wine .  And even skipped a lunch or so  To buy sweet May a valentine���������  . Blue satin frilled with filmy lace.  Pink Cupids, roses, doves and rings,  ��������� Two hearts beneath a marriage bell  And verses full of tender things.  But. lo, I happened in to see -'7  Another fellow that she knew  And saw tucked in his looking glass !  The dainty square of white and blue!  Oh, maiden dyed in deep deceit,  You acted on a saving plan-  Received my loving valentine  And sent it to the other man!  I"������Mv:������ri-  of ..V ppnai'iiti'-cs.  Two practical jokers once, when at  a railway stal ion. pljserv. d a rustic-  looking personage, who stood-guning  around at everybody and everything  in evident  astonishment.  Thinkin/',' to have some fun. jhoy  walked up, and, stationing' themselves on each side of him. proceeded  to   have their sport.  '*Pa'idy7' said one, "are you a  fool   or  an   ass?"  "Neither," replied 'the peasant,  "hut  I'm  between  the  two."  The jokers were observed walking  away in evident disgust ami looking  very   small.���������-London   Tit-Bits. *  J*"fiectii������iin of :i   l'siciirlm'.  Children are a necessity that is as  expensive   as   luxuries.  Great men look into other people's  mirrors;  small men into  their own.  "Women don't worry so much about  how the other half lives as how the  hotter   half  lives  away   from home.  There is never any telling when a  man asks a girl to marry him whether she is going to refuse him and be  sorry or accept him and be sorrier  still.  KIesxin,-4������  Corn  oi Sorrows.  The world's greatest blessings bave  come out of its greater sorrows. Said  Goethe, "I never had an affliction  which did not turn into a poem." No  doubt tho best music and poetry in all  literature had a like origin, if we could  only know its whole story. It is universally true that poets ���������"learn in suf-  . faring what they teach in song." Nothing really worth, while in life's.lessous  comes easily and without pain and  cost   Door (  j>������> i. <1 ������������������   V. riTii"   "'jiv.  This story is.-told of Miss .'Evelyn  Millard, an English actress of prominence: . - ....  She  was splaying in  a  melodrama,-  an'd    in    one    of   her scenes  she  was  alone with the villain, who locked the  door and  then announced  in the usual  style,     "Aha,  proud  damsel,    you  arc in  my power,"  el..,  etc.        Miss  Millard   rushed  at tho door,  beat upon  it. violently and   was  immediately'  precipitated out of sight of the audience, while a. voice  in  the  wings said  loudly,   "Bless me,   I  forgot to  warn  the  lady  that  that   'ere  door  opened  the  wrong  way!"    Win're  '"<���������   Ort'W  It.  "How well 1 remember." said. Dura-  ley. as he proudly brandished the  sword, "the first timo that 1 ever drew  that once shining blade!"  "Where did you draw it. Dnmley"���������  inauired Feutherly-. "in a rnilleV"  MARY   MACLANE'8   MOTHER.  rm  'T   maw   she   keeps   a-hustlin  mornin" till th' night  Cleanin' up an' gittin' order where  th" things is jest a sight,  Chuckin'  cobwebs f'm th' ceilin', throv/in'  carpets out th' door,   , ;���������.   ���������  An'  no matter how much work she does  there's alius plenty more.  There's dad's collar',t', be hunted, Charlie's  buttons f sew on,   .  An'   her' work rkeens en a-growin''till she  never gits It done,  An'   on th'  sofa, loafm', is'my. great big  ,    'Sister Mary, ,, /- , .  ���������Who   ain't  performed   a  stroke" o'- work  .   sence she turned literary!  OF POPE LEO.  ilia rtlanj-  ''crgona'' 1 r:iits��������� Writes WSt& 2  ('old   ''en.  'My   maw's ,the  hardest  worker  that  th'  town'has ever seen;   .  She works all day an' woTks all night an.'  hustles all.between;  , The' way she'keeps a-goin' Is a mystery  f me,        '   ' "    . ��������� ,     ���������"  But  she   does  an'  jest as  cheerful   as ya  mother ought t' be.  'Why,  we  never hear ,a cross word,  even  when she's nearly dead,  An'    she   sorter" smiles   when   told   that  "Mary's loafin' up in bed!  My maw's an awful hustler, but that'lazy,  loafin' Mary ,.  Ain't got' a' live bone in her sence she's  turned out literary!  It seems t* me things ain't divided right  w'en maw must w;ork ..--���������.  An'  Mary lay a-snoozih' like a great big  loafin' Turk:     ���������    ���������'''���������-  It se������ms t' .me that Mary ought t' tumble  out o' bed  An'   git  dishwashin'  notions In her literary head!  But  maw  says it's all ,right,  becuz ;w'en  folks sit struck that way  They don't seem fit f'r nothin' butt' loaf  ���������   an' dream all day;  Yet I can't help a-thinkin' that th'- world  has got contrary,   .  ���������An* Mary ought t'. hustle an" let maw git  literary!  '   "        ��������� Baltimore News.  Corroborative.  Harold���������My papa knows an awful  lot!  Jimmy���������Yes, I heard my fattier S**r  lie had the big head.  HE NEVER SPOKE AGAIN.  After one woman has convinced a  man that she would die for dim he begins to look vaguely around to see'if  there are any more.  Tlie  Lacking   Stroke.  "Do you think it would improve my  style?" inquired the varsity man who  had got into the crew through favoritism, **if i were to uctiuire a faster  stroke?"  "It would improve the crew." replied  the candid trainer, "if you got a paralytic stroke."  Tho Dog? That Served,tUe Purpose of  ii  Ventriloquist.  The following story is told of a- ventriloquist, now famous, but at the time  of this happening so hard up he used to  walk between the cities whore he was  to appear..    On one of theye tours he  came >to\Philadelphia on foot, and oh  the road he picked up a. miserable little  dog '"because it looked so much like he  felt."   The story will explain what became, of the dog. ���������  ;/.  ;  The first house ne came to was a'-sa-  ���������oon, and of course he" wanted a drink.  He had no money, but went iii anyhow  to see what "he could,do., --.The proprietor, a German.-said:. .v*7".  "Well*, what-will you,have?"  I-Ie said,.'"I'll take a little'whisky;"  and then, turning to the dog, he asked:  "What will you have?" ���������  '," Tlie "answer came very promptly: -.  .    "I'll take a ham sandwich."  The German was so surprised he almost fainted.    He looked at the dog a  .moment and then asked: ; .  "Whatdid 3*ou say?"  The. dog replied: 7        S^   . ."'.'S  'T said a ham sandwich."  Hans thought it wonderful that a dog  should be able to talk and asked who  had trained him, how* long it had taken,  etc., and-wound up with:  "How much you take for him?"  "Oh,"    said    Mr.   Ventriloquist.    "1  wouldn't sell him At any price, but, 1  am a little hard up now, and if you will  lend me $50 I'll'leave him with you till  I bring back the money."  "All right," said Hans. "I just want  him for a little while so I can show  him to some smart people I know  around here."  So everything was settled, the money  paid, etc., and. as the ventriloquist went  out he turned and waved his hand to  the dog and said:  '"Well, goodby, Jack. I'll come baek  soon."  The dog look-ed at bim and said:  ��������� "You mean son of a gun, to sell me  for $50 after all I've done for you!   So  help me Moses, I'll never speak another  .werd as long asl live!"  And he didn't.   Too   High.  "He has such high ideals!" she told  ber father.  "Yes." said the old gentleman,  "that's the troublo. Why couldn't you  have been satisfied with a less expensive husband?"  The Pope is a keen judge -of many  things and has a pretty' wit. He is  reported to have said that Mr.' Hall  t'ciine's "��������� Italians," in spite oi their  name'-, are all Anglo-Saxons.  ' The daily menu ol the Pontiff consists of a. cup oLcoffee with milk, a.  roll and no, butter for breakfast., At  dinner thore "is'.'Ssoup, plain meat,  fried ' vegeiahles and chicken..��������� cro-  .quettes ,,������i;icd jn butler as only Ho-  mans know how," pastry' 'and' ' one-  glass of' Burgundy.. , At 6 .o'clpck a,  .cup of boulllion, and at supper a lit���������  '.tie cold 'meat'." 'Fruit is always' 'on  the tables, especially pears; a small  cup-of1 .coffee with, a little sugar 'is  .taken during i.hp day, now and, then.  The dish best liked by his Holiness is  pasta, nuucle especially for. the '-Vatican table by the*, nuns of Santa Maria. This is made'from "new-laid eggs  and flour of the finest quality.      '  The Pope has a-preconceived '' idea,  of > how h.-> 'desires to have his' portrait appear, says an artist-who has  twioe pain led his Holiness. Squaring  himself in his scat, his hand' upraised, wilh two. fingers .extended "as  ia the act of, benediction, - a conventional 'smile drawing baci-i, his' " col-  ,or!ess lips, he would*.sit motioitless  for a moment,, stiffening, every muscle as we all do.in photographic'ex-i  pcs-taiicy; then abandoning-it. ,"Voila  "mon'enfant!',' Im'would exclaim, with  un air of tr'umph.' .He 7s .''always  much interested in his portrait 'and,  ���������the artist'and renders 'every assist-  iiii.ee- necessary except that of remaining still; which seems ' to be out,/of  bis  power. ...    f/     "      ',   , ' .  . i L-co XIII. spooks,.fiu'.te as often in  KVcnch .as It;,fiau and always- with  exi.veme rapidity.-He only., commenced *-o , study French'when appointed  Nuncio to 'Belgium, "and' ���������!.. - could  speak as fluently ust do now by the  time T reached Brussels,". he'"is reported' to have said: King'.Leopold  used to -exclaim, .;-"!-forgot ;Pptci is  an   Kalian." 'T  Ho does his'private writing with a  gold pen.' but his pontifical( signa-  i tiro is always with a "white flattened  ,quill, . which is believed to . havo  came from i,hc wing of a dove, , although persons who have soon it,  cay it must have como'from a' larger  bird. T'10 same qui 11^ has been-' in  use more than forty years. Tt only  serves for important signatures, and  is   kept in  an  ivory   case.    The"   pen  ; with  w'hi'ch "tho Pope '( signed  a"h"'d  dated the first 'document of the twcnS  u'eth c.ntury was a present from .tlie  ���������;iti/.f-ns     of    Naples.  ,, It 'is"of gold,"  mounted   with ' precious  stones.    ���������'     s. <  The OSdent Force Storage. ���������-'  'The water wheel is probably'the'oldest "method of obtaining, mechanical  force apart from the employment of  animal force. Theso wheels were no  doubt'at first worked by a flowing river  and then by a falling-stream, and it  would not be a very great advance on  this .method-, to dam back the stream  so as to obtain a continuous supply of  force-even in times of drought' Such  storing of water at a sufficiently high  level is the simplest and even at the  present time the most successful method'of storing forces If carefully arranged, the loss by .evaporation and*  leakage is small and may be partly or  wholly replaced by. rain, so the force is  always'available, and but little labor ,ia  needed to keep such works in repair.  The water clock of the Romans was  an elaboration of this method of storing force and was.for them the onlj  form of "motor."   ti  Diet and Character. .  An  exclusively  pork  diet tends  Infallibly to pessimism.    Beef, if persevered in  for  months. ��������� makes a ' man  strong,   energetic   and   audacious.     A  mutton diet continued for any length  .o'f .time  tends  to  melancholia,  while  .veal' eaters gradually lose energy and  jjayoty.   Tho free use of eggs and milk  ���������tone's to make women healthy and-vivacious.     Butter  used  in  excess  renders   its   users  phlegmatic  and   lazy.  Apples are excellent for brain work-'  ers. aud everybody who lias much intellectual work to do should eat them  freely.   Potatoes, on the contrary, render one dull,;invidious and lazy when  eaten  constantly  and in   excess. 7To  preserve the memory, even to an advanced   age,   nothing   is   better   ttian  mustard.  The Art Treasare* of ""urope.  "W7hat did I Uke best in France?"  she repeated. "Why, Paris, of course.  But I'll tell you where we had the  most fun, and so cheap too. We went  to Reims. Phil wanted to see the Joan  of Arc statue, which is considered very  fine. It stands in front of nn appallingly ancient inn. where her parents stayed, I blieve...  "While Phil was studying Joan and  her.rapt expression Charlie and Sally,  and I went to visit the wine cellars of  Pomeroy���������they call. thetii 'caves,' my,  dear���������and what do you think? They(  gave us each a bottle of champagne for  nothing! It. is the custom. Phil lost  all interest in Joan arid her statuo  when we told him of it afterward."  ���������  The  Horseless   Way,  "Which way, sir?" asked the chauffeur as the automobile came to the intersection of three streets.  "Oh, go down the street you see the  most people crossing." replied the owner of the machine, adjusting his goggles.��������� Yonkers Statesman.  './'.  **'* I '"  (if  i ���������   .  \\'.6  tf  i    -  I  ts  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS.  CUMBERLAND, B. C.  It is claimed that a sure cure for  hiccoughs is to inhale as much air  as the lungs will hold and retain it  as long as possible., If one inhalation is not sufficient repeat the process.  MARKET REVIEW. I   GRAVEL CURED.  TUF, BRIGHTEST FLOWERS itmst  fade, but vouiic lives endangered by severe 'couprhs and colds may be preserved  hv Dr. Thomas. Eclectric Oil. , Croup,  whooping cough, bronchitis, in short all  affections of ��������� the .throat and lungs, are  relieved ,by this sterling preparation,  which, also remedies rheumatic j.-nins.  sores, bruises, piles, kidney difficulty, and  is  mo:-*/  economic. ���������  ,If  the  love  fool  love  her.  young man in  the case  is in  and the  girl isn't he makes  a  ofdiimself;   but if the girl is   in  and he isn't he makes a fool  of  ly  bought a horse with a supposed-  incurable-" ringbene 'for ������30.00",  cured him wi.th SI.00 worth of  MINARD'S LINIMENT, and ������.sold  him in four month's for S85.00.. Profit oh  Liniment,   $51.00.  :** MOISE   DEROSCE,  Hotel Keeper.  St.  Phillip's  Que.,  Nov.  lsC 1901.���������>' ���������  Geraniums bloom most satisfactorily when grown' in -comparatively  small pots- and -soil which is-termed  rich, but is not rank with excessive'  manure. ���������'' . ���������  Chronic- Derangements  of tne  Stomach.  ' Liver an'i Blood are speedily removed by  tho active'principle of the ingredients en-  'tcrinp: into the composition of .Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. Theso pills act specifically on the deranged organs,, stimulating lo action the dormant energies ,of  the, system, therebv removing disease and  renewing life and  vitality to the afflicted.  ���������In this lies the great-secret of the popularity of  Parmelee's .Vegetable Pills.  GRAIN AND PRODUCE.  WHEAT���������During the past week the  speculative   wheat    markets  ' in     the  States    have   developed Sconsiderable  weakness  and  displayed  a good  deal  of nervousness.   Prices  have resorded  a gradual  decline  every day  without  ! any sign of  reaction  until  yesterday  j when    closing   prices    were ic better  : than the day before.    The decline on  " the .week is l������c to 2c per bushel.  \    There is little to be said about tb<-  ���������crops  at present.   ���������Winter wheat harvest is over in     the  States  and Eu-  ' rope  as  far  north  as    the     north  of  I France.     It-begins in tho    south    of  J England  this  week and    the    spring  j wheat   harvest 'in' the  southern  part  : of South Dakota  and  Southern Min-  'nesota  is  beginning     this  week.    "In  Argentina the weather has been favorable for the  ' new crop' ' which has  : got a good start.    In Australia some  j rains   had  fallen   in  the   wheat   'districts, but not suificient to make tho  situation for, the new crop' favorable,  and     at     present    Australia     is  not  counted    as  an * exporter    for     next  year.    India has .been a good shipper  tio Europe recently,  but the prospect  for the coming season's crop    is not  flattering. ���������'   '  There is very little doing; in Manitoba, wheat and the business for the  season  1901-2  is  getting pretty well  wound  up. ��������� Prices   are  firm  and  held,  above ^export  value,   but ihis  is  owing -   to    the ' moderate     quantity* of  "wheat  available*to    ,work   'on.    The  ���������stock  at Fort.   William     is    wearing  ���������. down and shipment from the country  . points  is  on  a gradually    decreasing  ,' scale.      At'    the  close     of last  week,  t values were :    1 .hard,, 76-j-c;  1 north-'  . ern, ['74. J-z,' 2 .northern,  72|-c,  in store'  ���������������������������Fort   William  or  Port  Arthur,  ���������spot  or" delivery  first  half  of August.  : .FLOUR���������Demand .is light and the  market , is^ unchanged' -as- follows:  Ogilvie's Hungarian. S2.05 per sack  ol 98" lbs. ; Glenbra Patent, SI.90;  Alberta, 51.75; Manitoba, $1.G0;  XXXX,   S1.25.  ,  j    MILL-FEED ��������� Bran \ is,, firm    and  -worth  ������15   per  ton" in  bulk.'   Shorts  firm at $.17 per. ton" in bulk;-, deliver-  REMARKABLE     CASE     OF  .   PAINFUJL DISEASE.  THIS  Reuben Draper, of Bristol; Que., Who  Was a Victim Finds Relief and a  Permanent Cure���������He Tells of His  Sufferings and How He Left His  Troubles Behind.  'Ceres  games,   instituted  in '1314 to  ���������celebrate the return of the Ceres men-   .-.     ..  from  Bai*'no'ckburh,7were .. celebuatecP';e&-,- subject to usual' trade- 'discounts.  recently iii Fifeshire,   Scotland."  ; j." GROUND   FEED���������We   quote:     Oat  ���������'-^ '���������  .       chop, per, ton, .$28; barley chop, $24;  7MINARD'S   LINIMENT  CflreS  MrUff.' '    "'    .mixed  ..barley , and    oats,   ������26;   chop   . .-���������  '..������������������,: ..   *.;screenings, $15.50; oil cake, $30.  '" By.sowing nitrate'of "soda in" small, f    OATS���������There'is very, little doing in  quantities  hv shower;/  weather;, under  "trees1 a  most  beautiful, verdure    will  be  obtained.',1   ,   ���������-  ���������'������������������"*���������  '" 'in .nearly every'street in'Japanese  cities, is "a" public- oven where, ...for a  small fee", ���������housewives 'may,have tlieir  dinners and-" suppers "cooked''for them:  Lever's   Y-Z    (Wise 'Head)   Disinfectant  . ��������� Soap   Powder  dusted   in  the  foath������ spfcenfc  tho   water  at   the -same  time  that" it' dis"-  infects. ' ' 16  The German Empress decorates  with a gold cross' every servant" who'  has remained in the same family for  forty  years.    ..  ���������  .~r rr-x-- '���������   <7. ' V -  The Jews in' Germany are. considerably perplexed that their numbers  are  receding in the Fatherland.  BABY'S   OWN  TABLETS.'  For  Weak'and' Sickly   Children. During the Hot Weather.'     :  Thousands   of  children,   die . during'  the hot weather'months, because summer complaint  and   stomach   troubles,  come  suddenly''and ' mothers 'do' hot  havetUie means' at hand  to pronvptly  check and  cure them-.  In homes where  Baby's   Own , Tablets    are .used   tbese '<  .-precious    little    lives  can     be  saved. _  "anil no home  where there are infants :  and   young  children   should  be   with- -  out them.  Baby's   Own  Tablets   will   promptly  cute. all*stomach  and bowel troubles,  and     are  -a  great   relief  to    teething  children.    The  tablets  are sold  under  a  positive, guarantee  that they'-'contain neither opiate nor harmful drug.  Crushed   to'"a "powder     they  can  given  with  absolute  safety to  a.  born  babe.   ..MiSsS.R. -Ferguson, ���������  Mansfield   street. .Montreal;; says:  .'have   used   Baby's   Own  Tablets  found -them., tho best 'medicine' I  ever   given   niy "children.       My  has always been small and, dcl-  ��������� and  suffered  so  much last suni-  with   his    teeth   that  I   did   not  be  new  105  "I  and  have  have  baby  icatc  nier  the oat market. - Offerings*:are', aihpio  for all requirements--���������here;.;-and . as  the export, demand is quiet, there is  not much doing. Prices for No. 2  white aro firmer and Ic higher. Feed  .grades, are unchanged.. We quo'te':  No. 2 white,1 41- to'42c. per- bushel,  for car, lot's on.--, tract .here; "feed  grades,. "37 to 38c. At.country points  farmers , are getting 31 to 34c for  No.  2 white oats.  BARLEY���������All" offerings are .now-being taken for-feed at 40c per. bushel.'  The movement is very light!  SPELTZ���������Dealers are doing a lit-  j tie business in speltz for feeding pur-  ' poses, at "50c per bushel of Soma.  "HAY���������Demand is fair and the market  steady  a.t  $7   to  $8  per  ton  for  carlots on track here for fresh baled.  |    ROLLED    O ATS���������Milling    companies   report   their  prices   unchanged  as  j follows:    801b.   sacks,     $2.20;   40lb.  sacks   are   worth   $2.25;   20s,   $2.30;  and .8s,    $2.60    with cover.    Twoln.  package--,  $3.60  without case.  Granulated    and standard  oatmeal  is  unchanged at $2.75 per $8fb. sack.  1     POULTRY/���������Spring'chickens,.-10  to  45c per pair,  alive;  fowl,  70  to  7uc;  ducks  and geese,  9c   per pound;  turkeys,  lie, -live-weight.  |     BUTTER���������Creamery���������Factories   are  turning  out     considerable  quantities  ���������of  butter,   of  which  there .is  a    good  mnrk..-l.      Choice grades     are     woi th  LOj-   t ,   17c  per     pound     at    facti,i\  .]���������<.'int.<��������� ... "  j"   P i ��������� '" i' ri".R���������Dairy���������Receipts are t.;oct ���������  crate"-,     large,     and    the   mar-cut  s��������� .���������'������.���������.���������!v-       ( onsiderablo   quan  paying 13c per     pound     for   choicest  dairy  in   tubs   or   boxes,      and     from  that figure the market ranges     down  to 10c per pound for low- grades,  all  < commission   basis.      ���������  j     CHEFS F���������The     market    is  steady  j arid .'; l>wrchasos     have  been made  at  ;'8ic per  pound.    The  range of prices  lis ���������from Sic to 9c per pound deliver-  *ed here.  |    EGGS���������Receipts   are  moderate, and  'the. market  holds   at   13c   pCr   dozen  1 for choice case  jnipeg.  Bristol, Clue., August 11.���������(-Special)  No ' disease can cause more severe  and dreadful pain .than Gravel. Reuben. Draper,, of this place, was taken  ill with 'this awful trouble -about five  years ago. He was cured and so  many haye asked him how it was  done that he has decided to 'give the  whole story for publication :  '' '  , '"About'five j-ears ago I was taken  ill with Gravel. I suffered great pain  so I sent for a doctor. He gave me  some medicine and came tp see me  twice afterwards, but my disease  was not 'gone, and in. a short time 1  had  another very  bad attack.  "This time I sent' for another doctor, with about\the same' "results,  only I was' getting weaker all the  time. *  '"Then a man advised me to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills, for he said they  had cured his mother, f thought I  would''try them and bo  ght  a box.  "Just one'week aftc. I began ' the  treatment I-passed a stone as large  ,as a small bean, and four days later  another about the size of, a grain of  barley���������this gave .me great ,,relief,  and 1 commenced to feel better and  to'gain strength right away.    .   -  "That was five ,years ago, and I  have not had any trouble in -that  way 'since. 1 have the -stones in a  small bottle and anyone can see them  who wishes. Dodd's Kidney Pills  certainly saved my .life.-"   '���������  Mr.- Draper ��������� will be  many ' sufferers who  known that Dodd's  Kidney Pills always,., cure Gravel and  Stone  in  the  Bladder.  What has cured this gentlemen and  hundreds of other 'Very bad cases  should,,cure anj^one', and those' who  mry be a'hict- d a- MrS Draper -was  should try Dodd's Kidney Pills.  COPVRionr  THE OGILVIE FLOUR MILLS CO., LTD.  TRUE AS GOSPEL  because the statement is unimpeachable : If a sack or barrel of flour1  bears the mark "Ogilvie's" you may  rely on its absolute purity, excellence and nutrient qualities when it  is your desire to have good bread���������  and who doesn't want that ?���������be sure  to  order  Ogilvie's  flour.  BY ROTAIi WARRANT    r  Millers to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales  <    M m  ' The  story  good 'news  may not  oi  to  have  f  the  all  the  The .consumption of tea'- in  United Kingdom, exceeds that of  other European countries and  United States put together. - During  the 17 years from 1S84 to 1900/it  has  250  cent  risen   from   .175  million lbs...to'  millions,''" an "increase  of 43' per  Very many persons die annually from  cholera and kindrud summer diseases,  who micrht havo been saved if prooer  remedies had been used.' If attacked do;  not delay in Efettin^L a hotile ol* Dr. J.  D. Ivellop-g's Dysentrv Cordial, the medicine that . never fails to effect a cure.  Those who have used it say it acts  prom'ntlv, and thoroughly, subdues the  pain  and   disease. " ,  "A treatment highly recommended  by a scientific -magazine for poisoning from ivy is to wot a slice of  bread .with water, dust it with common washing soda, and apply it to  eruption, keeping the bread wet from  the outside. T-Talf -an hour of this  treatment  is  said  to  bo a sure  cure.  " Hello 1" Old Chap !  Cigar ?  Looking for a good  "Yes."- Well, .try a���������  <M_ OO I l\J  .It will fill the "bill."  9***  GEO. F. BRYAN & CO.....WINNIPEG  IMPERIAL MAPLE SYRUP  ��������� The quality standard from   Ocean   to  Ocean.   Your money.back if not   ������at-  ', *        isfactory. ���������       - - -,"_,.'  ROSE & LAFIAMME,Agt8., 9IOMBEAL.  HALCYON BOT SPRINGS, B. C.  Without question the best1 and  most effective springs in Canada for  the cure of rheumatism," kidney ' or  liver, troubles. Tha medicinal quali-r  ties of the wates- are unequalled.  Splendid hotel accommodation ; fin������  Ashing and hunting. An. idea3 spot  for  *Jbe invalid.  The annual birth rate in European  Russia is 46.3 per thousand and the  death rate only 33.6' which results  in 4n annual- 'surplus of births of  over  1,600,000. *  "     '' ,  "t  Minaif s liniment Cures Burns- Etc.  A New York paper has been investigating the Four J-Iundred. and prints  a number of receipted bills of lhe  last century showing that a' Stuyvesant sold handkerchiefs: a Depev-  ster. beans; a "Rhinelandee. hats; a  Brevoort, pewter spoons; a Beekman,  molasses; and a Roosevelt, lampblack.  It is interesting to recall that the  news of the fall of Sebastopol reached England on a Monday (10th Sept.  lSo">). It was conveyed by.' -jxprosj-  to   the    Queen at Balmoral,  and  she  caused  a  huge  bonfire to  be  kindled  on the summit of Craigowan.  e:  eggs delivered in Win  think he. would-live. Then" he was attacked with ,, dysentery, a feverish  skin     and   cough. 7 As   the    doctor's  medicine   did,  not ;help: him,   I    sent .,,. x       _    ���������    . .  for Baby's -Own Tablets and they did,��������� Jfi^'ote:   Beef,   city  ���������Sic   per  lb.;   veal,   8  to   9c;   mutton  1    DRESSED    MEATS���������Receipts    are  ���������improving,   and   the   market  is  easy.  ���������**���������-������������������      dressed,   7iJ-  to  him a. wonderful, . amount of. good,  and he is ''now 'getting along splendidly. I gladhyS give' my experience  for the benefit of other mothers." If  your druggist does not keep these  Tablets they'will be sent by mail  post paid at-.25'cents-A.'box by writing direct .to.. the SDr.,;.,Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,' Ont'.7'or S.chen-  'ecta'dy, ZSf. Y. '''\  9c;   spring lambs,   each,   $3.50  to  hogs, per pound, 7f to 8������c.  HIDES���������No.  1 city hides, 6������'c; No.  '2,   5������c;  No.  3,     4������c.    Kips    and calf  the same price as hides:   deakins,  25  ���������������o 40c; slunks, 10 to 15c; horsehides  50c to $1.  WOOL���������Prices range from 6 to 6������c  per pound.  A pessimist is  a. ih'a'n who believes  that  every-chestnut, has-:-a'worm    iii  it. .....       .���������"' .������������������.-.������������������".       '    ��������� ���������  Iii' some parts .of South- Africa  much damage is done" by baboons,  which go in large '.marauding, parties  to rob gardens.  The goats of Naples go upstairs into tenement houses to be milked,  sometimes to the sixth or seventh  stories.  LIVE STOCK.  CATTLE���������The export movement of  range cattle is increasing, and a fair  movement has been noted this week.  The cattle are in fine condition now,  and as the markets are right, a rapid  movement may be looked for. Tlie  Manitoba" cattle aro not so fat as  those from the west, especially the  steers. Choic^ export steers from the  western ranges are worth 4������c per  pound off cars in Winnipeg; butchers'  cattle,  3-| to 4c.  Arc you going  to start a  Newspaper ?  ^| Then write to us for prices and  terms upon TYPE, MATERIAL and  MACHINERY.    ��������� ::::::: : : :  ^| We carry the only stock in the  Northwest, and can furnish complete Job and Newspaper Plants at  short notice; also Ready-Prints in  all sizes and styles.  :::::::::  Toronto Type Fdry  Co'y,  Limited.  175 ,A\cDermot Avenue, Winnipeg.  S3  W.   N.  TJ.' No.   3S9.  When the officeholder loses  his  grip  he does less  handshaking.  MINARD'S LINIMENT Eeliera Neuralgia.  It is remarkable that the United  States, which began its little war  some time before the British, is still  hammering away in the Philippines.  The old country is not so slow as  some "drefhe smart" people suppose.  ���������Scottish American.  MINARD'S LINIMENT for Sals Eyerywiiere. '%  ISSUED    EVERY    WEDNESDAY.  ' i3ubscripcion $1 50 a year, inadvance,  y**���������*  ���������������������������?"������������������'���������'"       '    " "mm     '      ���������������������������'������������������**���������������������������"������������������*���������    '     ^^^^^^'ii   mw  ���������  1T21/3S. Bnfcerson, EDitor.  \  ���������iSr Advertisers -wh.o want their ad  changed, should get copy in by.  9 a.m. day before issue.  Subscribers ' failing to receive Tub  Nkws regularly will confer a favor by "notify tug the   oince.    ,  Job Work Strictly C. O. X>:  Transient Ads Cash, .in-Advance.  yOBEST   IBISES.  The damage to standing timber  by the forest fires which raged on  IJugt;t Sound during the first weeks'  of September is said to he not nearly as serious as at first anticipated.  Fires, as a rule, make little progress,  in the primeyal forests of the Pacific, Coast, the ground being com  pletely shaded.by the dense, growth  of timber and underbrush. Different conditions exist where logging  .operations have been , prosecuted or  farms opened. The heavy forest  growth has been removed, and .the  gruund is covered with the branches  .and needles of fir, trees and under-  ,brush, and exposed to the sun's  rays during the summer. Dry as  tinder, a spark is then sufficient to  ���������start a fire. The devastation in the  standing timber-, however, is generally relatively small in the vicinity  of logging camps. Farmers are  BOineumes responsible for some of  the forest .fires by starting fires to  clear land during the dry summer  months for the purpose of getting  rid'of slashed' timbers, "etc., should  be stopped,- -as there can be no  doubt that.this" practice is responsible for many of- the forest fires that  have occurred in. British Columbia  and the Sound c.ountry. .. ,   .,, ,;:  The return of Lieut., Peary after"  a most successful Arctic-trip must:  be particularly gratifying to Ameri-  cans. ; More than four years have  passed: since the expedition was  undertaken, and although the party  did not succeed Aa -.reaching the  North Pole, much "valuable infer-,  matioh has been obtained that was  not clearly understood before, be-  sides, the securing of valuable relics  of former expeditions, rare animate,  geographical ani other important  data. The latitude reached exceeded that of previous American explorers, he having penetrated to  latitude 84 deg. 17 min. . while  Nansen worked to lat., '86 deg;-- 14  min., and the Duke of Abruzzi, 86  deg. 33 min. t. The valuable information obtained by Lieut. Peary  -will more than compensate for the  failure to reach the North Pole. '  A total eclipse of the mon tak-.-s  place on the night of 16th and 17th  of this rnonth. It, is four years  since a total eclipse has been observed. It will be visible throughout  the U.S. On the 30th there is a  partial eclipse of the sun, but invisible in this country, but visible in  Eastern Europe and most of Asia.  The large cable ship "Colonia"  which was at Esquirnalt not long  ago, has on board 3,459 miles of  cable. The " Anglia" will, meet her  ���������at Honolulu. The "Colonia" will  lay her cable from Bamfield Creek  to within 100 miles of Fanning Island, where the end will be buoyed  and mcred. The con nee'ing link  will be laid by the "Anglia."  Some Victoria politicians are preparing for a general provincial election, which they say must take  ���������place shortly.  DIBEOT from the G&OWEB, to the CONST7EEEB  C d. MOORE, Sole Agent  ASSOCIATION/FOOTBALL.  Navy v.   Cumberland Athletics.  - The last football match of the  season,, between the Athletics of  Cumberland, and the Navy team,  resulted in a score of 4 to 0 for the  Athletics.' Up to half time, there  was no score, and it looked as though  the Navy'.'men had a chance of  winning, but when the Cumber-  lands got the down grade in second  .'half, the goals piled in quickly.  The Navy's goal-keeper played a  grand  game,   stopping  many  hot  shots.  ��������� *'���������'.-,. ������ -,  [special to news]  . Nanaimo, B.C., 4.���������-The final/lacrosse match between' New Westminster and the Shamrocks, took  place to-day before -7000 'people,  New Westminster winning by two  goals to nothing.; Fastest game on  record1. ���������' ''    -,.'  .SCHOOL- REPORT  ��������� "'sFoii' September. "  No. of Boys Enroled.     130  "    Girls       " 137  *��������� * t _��������� 'i  '     Total     267  Total actual attendance ,227 59'  Percentage   of attendance  on  enrolment.    ���������' - ���������oi.  Average attendance in 13b Division   '37 * 97  -  ������- ��������������� . 2:id^    " 4395  i.  ' ������    '       3rd      " 50.80'  ,      ������������ , "     . .  4th      .*'"- 46 57  .;.     ������������       -   ������ 5th      " 48 30   . o '��������� '  Fernie, B.C.,.Sept. 23rd, 1902.  Wesley Willard, Esq., \       ���������  -  Mayor,"  Cumberland, B.C.,  Dear Sir,���������-1 bog to acknowledge,  with thanks, the receipt'of your letter of  the 18th instant, enclosing $6.oo which I  have deposited to'the credit of the Forme  Relief'Fund. '    " ,  Yours truly,  , - '  " J. S. T. Alexander,  >.     ,'       , '-.  Secretary Board of Trade,  Fernie.  NOTICE   TO   CONTRACTORS.  SCHOOL,    MlNTO.  CEALED TENDERS, indorsed "Tender  . for School-House," will be received by  the undersigned up to noon ot Friday, the,.  10th' October, 1902, for the erection and  completion of a one-room frame school-house  at Minto School District, Nelson District,  V.I. -.....'.  Plans; specifications, forma of tender and  contract may be seen on and after the 2nd  October, 1902, atrthe Office of the Government Agent, Cumberland, and at the Lands  and Works Department, Victoria.  Tenders will not be ;��������� considered unless  made upon the printed forms supplied for  the purpose, and tbe agreement to execute  a bond appended to the form of tender is  duly signed by tho contractor himself and  two other responsible residents of the Pro-  vinos in the penal ^urn of ������250 for the faith-  ful performance ot tho work.  The lowcsc or any tender not necessarily  accepted.  W. S. GORE, ,    "  Deputy Commissioner of  Lands and Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B.C.1, 29th September, 1902.  EXAMINATIONS FOR CERTIFICATES  OF COMPETENCY.  Re "Coal Mines Regulation Act."'  "NTOTICE is hereby given that  iuation or Certificates of Co  In the'matter  of Josiom Butcher and  Giovanki Chiara,   deceased intestate,  aud in the matter of the "Official Administrator's Act."  TVTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an  "^     order  was' made  by  his  Honor  E.  ' Harrison, County Court Judge, on September  25th,   authorizing the  undersigned to  administer  the   personal   estates    of    the  late Joseph Butcher, and Giovanui Chiara.  Therefore, all persons having claims against  the said estates  are requested to   seud in  particulars of the same within 30 days "from  date hereof, and all parties indebted thereto  are requested to pay such  indebtedness to  the undersigned forthwith.  HENRY P. COLLIS,  Official Administrator.  October 8, 1902S "    2fc.  an Exam*  Competency  as Managers of  Mines will be held on the  15th  day of October,   1902,  at  the  Court  House, Nanaimo, B.C., and also at Fernie  B.C., on tho same date.  Candidates, not under 23 years of age,  desirous of presenting themselves for examination must deliver to Mr Thos. Morgan,  Chairman ef Board of Examiners, Nanaimo,  on or before the 5th day of October, 1902,  notice of such intention, iu writing, together with a certificate of service from  their former or present employers, testifying to at least two years' experience underground.  The examination will be in writing,  and  will include the following subjects, viz:���������  .   1. Mining Acts and Rules.  2. Mine gases.  3. General Work,  4. Ventilation.  5. Mining machinery.  (5. Surveying aud levelling.   >  Any further particulars required may be  obtained on application to Mr Morgan,  Chairman of Board of Examiners, Nanaimo,  B.C.  edwd: gawler prior,  ,   . Minister ok Mines.  Department of Mines,  Victoria, B.C., 4th Sept., 1902.  17 9-02 4t     '���������'������������������-���������    S  ave ������������������'������������������ s  Takfe  a  Dry  Sponge and  pour  on  it' a  bucket  of water  It will  swell  every time sure..     ....      ���������������������������������������������'  ������������������-���������          UT we are not selling sponges, our line is������������������;"  SWELL     BUGGIES:  of all kinds. We have just received a Car Load of Open t ncl Top Buggies  with Steel and Rubber Tires. Expresses of all kinds with Platform, Half-  Platform, Duplex and Elliptic or Hog-nose Springs. Buckboards, Carts,  Sulkies, etc., all cf the moat Up-to-Dafce Patterns and Finish. Guaranteed  for one year by the Makers and ourselves.      ..     ..    '..     ..   :..-.   ...   .���������  IAIAIIO  STMI GAEEIiSf :f OSES,  a-12-'02  STANLEY   CRAIG,    Prop,  MAGNET cash STORE  New Lines of���������  - Rubber Garden Hose, Rakes,  Hoes,, Axes, Hose Reels,  Spades, Shovels, Tarred and  Building Paper,     &c,     &c������  "kbceiVed j" - *f.A ������������W SWING'S.  Dunsfflnir Avenue,  Cumtierlajiu, B.C.  I &.-H..PEAGEY, Druggist & Stationer.  A NEW LOT OF /IT,  ROCHESTER & CANADIAN CAMERAS  PHOTOGRAPHERS'  SUPPLIES,  PLATES,     PAPER,     MOUNTS,    .b/rc. v  '    '" '        -    ���������:���������"���������:-���������   ������������������    |  ,   NEW FANCY. LEATHER GOODS  PURSES,   CARD CASES,   TOILET SETS.  Try a Bottle of   SST '     "   * ������.  FRAGRANT OLD ENGLISH  LAVENDER :'WATER.  i      rai  STORE OPEN .Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m  . and from 5 p.'n." to 6 p.m.  SjL   Dunsmuir, Ave.,  TO CONTRACTORS.  '"PENDERS will be rece'ivad until noon  A ou' October 6t.h, l1902, for tho Construction of ' Firing Powts, Markers'  Gallery, and Target Trench, and the  Extension of "S'ror and Markers' Butts at1  the Royal Naval itiile Range, Oomox, B.C.  The Lords Commissioners of tho Admiralty do not bind themselves to accept the  lowest or auy tender aud they reserve to  themselves the power of accepting any  tender.  Drawings, specifications and conditions  of contract may be seen and forms of tender  obtained at this office on personal"-' or written application.  T. WOODOATE,    *  Officer in Charge of Works.  H.M. Naval Yard,     .  Bsquimalt, B.C., 8 Sept.;- 1902.  17 9 02    3t  RUBBER -  STAMPS.  Seals, Stencils, Price Markers,  Printing Wheels? Numbering  Machines, s Band Dating, and  Numbering Stamps, Check Perforators, Rubber Type, Print-  in    Presses,       &c,      &c,      &o.  Franklin   Stamp   .forts,  VANCOUVER,   B.C.  13-8-02    4t  I  RAMS.  SHROPSHIRE   ;:   RAMS.  A Good Ram is half the Flock,  so Improve your Sheep.   ��������� IT   -:-    PAY S ���������  '*"  I have Pure Bred, and 7-8 bred  RAMS FOR SALE, and prices  right.  Place your orders now as possibly  I will be out of the business next  season.  I have also Pure Bred Black  Minorca Cockerels: for Sale at  ,$2,oo  each.   ,, (:  GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hoekiby Island.  13-8-02    4t  FOB   S-A:I_i:E3  MAPLEHURST   FARM,  Hp R-N-B--Y     I S<L A N-D,'-* :  (comox district),  Containing���������-. ,> .   ��������� ',  230  Acres.   ���������   200 Acres Fenced.  About 400 healthy Bearing- Fruit Trees'^,  70 Acres cleared up good, and in crops  and hay land. -  62  Acres cleared  up  rough,   but  good  pasture.  85   Acres bush���������easy cleared.  13  Acres chopped and burned over. ��������� :  The whole of the 230 acres is excellent  land and will grow any kind of grain and  root crops. I3 suitable for beef, dairy or  sheep.  15,000 Cedar Rails in boundary and  field fences.   ���������  Large 7-roomed house���������water in house'  2 Story Bank Barn, 32 by '75 feet.   Sheep  Barn, Hen Houses, etc.  Buildings 5 years old. Abunrdance of  good water. Nearly 1 mile frontage on  Lambert Channel. \% miles from Government Wharf.  Good Markets���������Cumberland (Union  Mines), Nanaimo and Victoria.  Good shooting ��������� Deer, grouse and  ducks plentiful.  Price $6000  1-3 cash, balance,  6 per cent.  Also, 246 Acres adjdining���������good land, at  $8 per acre.  Also, several   Good Grade Jersey Cows,  Heifers   to   calve, and Yearling   and  Heifer Calves.  Apply GEO. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island.  14-5-02    ���������  ^'^'awmamammam^aammmawammwmmmMmmmmmmammmmamammawmammwmmm^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  VIOLIN   TUITION.  PROF "C.H. SCHAPPNER. conservatory graduate, has decided to locate permanently in  Cumberland is prepared to give  lessons to a limited number of  pupils on the Piano, Violin and  voice  culture. WHITNEY  'BLOCK.  FOR SALE, Cheap, a Good Bicycle  in first-class condition.���������^Apply,  ���������'f>i  ''J  ��������� *'  Nc  ie*������vs;' Office/  IpNGlNEERS, Firemen, Machinists and  J=������ Electricians send f������r 40-page PamphUt  containing Questions asked by Examining  Board of Engineers to obtain Engineers  License.���������Address, Geo. A. Zellir, Publisher, 18 Si 4th St., St.Louia, Mo��������� U.S.A.  I  I  1  I  t  7,  1;

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