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Array IM''  I  H  -NINTH YEAR:  ,.CUMBERLAND.'-B: e.J'.WBDNESDliY.  OCTOBER 23,1901.  lift'"' . .   , ������  fl2P<      '        L ' >       '        ' * "'  ���������WWW  r   V       V >'  WIRE NEWS  Nanaimo, 3.C.^0ct. 11^-It is re-,  ,.- ' "' '-������.-    ">      -    I''.-1.,   <'-   ' !"  ported'that the work- of prospecting  "     ��������� i*   ", - ������ ' * * V-   ��������� "   v  carried on by the  Wellington, Col-"  ' f    " -   ���������'   v.,;:   /"-%"f,"i       ��������� - -  liery Company in and  around Ei*  tenBioh-has  -j t  BIRDS OR BUGS.  - The statement is made that if the  full penalty of tbe law,, is imposed,  a certain storage, warehouse in ,tms  f ,  ,city willrbe finecl considerably more^  Ladies ahdrChildren's  ipanymand  arouna vp*^ atmillion  dollar8 for havmg  as proved, successful.,, Aj ^n its, keeping game P birds \$t $>l  Seam four feet wide of   good   hard*  '-������������������-      ������_j-i.-s ������..   r-  j ri  44  99  Health Braird5  Underwear in All Sizes ;  v  <w  Ladies and Children's Combination Suits  /���������  ' -r>  1 *"-Ru beh!s Patent Vestsibr Children.  rcbal Has been .struck "close, Ho the^  Happy Home hoteh^No//i . mine'.';;  This discovery is saidft;6 open up a  large area'of coall 'which :^viU4im-i>  mediately bedevelb~'J r "rni��������� ���������  \{s  >.'*  h *  '������*\t"  Ladies all-wool Uudervests for 65 -cents  ���������* ���������.-l"< '  ���������������   \    -c     V  '^'s^'^iH'  &V������a������^A^W" Mr^^^^Wl* w^'-PAW'r^'^oW ^W^Trely^o away5with anerne^essity  ",1    *^'     '      "- *      . .    ,r*-r. '     .     ....6 *   ,      .���������!..'.4V'r,ti    ,   >'j-'' yC     -���������hr.rHM*nrn( <wm������ii   n������r till th������ fl.nllftl-V  ThU,uew  seam j.s iu the'direction of* the Nfiw-,  /Vancouver' Coal1,'Company's \4TaTr.'i  wood mine, and'nearer. Nanaimo-'  ."> ^    '        '     -   '    ', '   <-    V     ' " "f      i ^    '   ,'    .    1    J ,'y  * - Y ^        . **  * .      J        "������ -     ��������������� V > * V Y������  I   ,<   i ,     .  , ' r*_,    .,   . .- -*! ���������       (  ' >i"'-'  *,  j ft"  .'iT,<:  KJ   '' ^^������&^SS&?r^Pi&.  -~\V     t  'i   V  '������������������^  ,'*,.* '������������������ -*  ,- ' v,,  :S<g-arta8aa.^������  '���������'j; .Vlt)^>'^ ''J  **"?..'a*  >f-''W 'A  Seasbn.    And the impression ifeeras,'l  therefore to prevail in some  auar-  "teis>that4he penalty" will   not";,be  '   * -it-'" -     ? \ "��������� ''r  imposed, .its' ye'ry magnitude mak*  ' ing-jt impossibie and   preposterous,  ^flice'itVUuld mean practical jlcon-  . fiscation of the whole concern.' JThe  case^ias vet to come to, trial, and  .thereare essential points of law  to  be decided and matters of fact'to be  Established,;f, If,' however/it t-liould  be proved :that the birds were' thus  in storage out of, season, and the re- ''  ^ sponsibility of the warehouse there-  '* for"shall 6e established, no con-'  vincing reason will appear for re-  gardmg the execution of legal pro-  , visions as eithei absurd /or impos-  ���������ibie; /True, the penalty will be an  enormous one.    But   so   was- the  ^offonce.    It would be an eitfaordi^  to keep the Shamrock 11; in-Ameri-  ca this winlert'rwith a viri^to.racr.  ing her next - spri ngi ahd^ifomm^rl  against the Conutitiition arid y C%?  vluiil5iaV?tTn;e^8hydi"r^  tditfmaiitled>at,dnlc^^HBiy������^  their betaken out PO^tha|;e������he .cam  I������Za4l it^s^SS&ki:' I'wriUTheM i������ j56,l������>Siutidn;. .fond  caterpillars to ' song birds?. The  question to be' answered^is whether,  to gratify the , appetites of ^'selfish  .gourmands and to swell the /profit!  of unscrupulous \feplers and cater-  - r  era, the world it to   be   robbed   of.  some of its  most   attractive  and  mott useful inhabitants.,    Are . wa  to, have birds or bug*?���������New ifork  ^Tribune.    / , "J . ''  . SHIPPING DISA8TJERB.  ~-���������- i ��������� \-  ���������:    -  / Another;C.P.R:fcoat���������the Hating-  -*������������������'"���������*.   ^ - '  r^which  succeeded    the   ill-fated  '���������Islander" on the  Skagway  lout������  T^-isa wreck on the rocks of Sabine  channel.   There.war a dense foglat   - -i*u "?  the   time, and   the   steamer   was -    ^.J.^  caught in one of   the  treacherouii , * X^  -current.; abou^ding^n^the^nityv; ^,^|  !Hertbow:isH]^dly damaged^^Tne; :;^V|;  t pilot* /could, .not. /tell - the*-exact/\������."U������-^i  damage to the steamer, ibut she haa i% ^ k^\*I  15   ������   ^*������^|  1 .?, oft-I  V   '4 <i '  a laige hole in   her iron   bottom^  The.;pas8engew   were   landed   on ������'XM%  JLa'squetiInland.������t>Tbe7Jfoan',-Cwat:^ ?^f  wired; -to .go ^4o(NVthe   rescue,  also  Sf*' 'iV>;v '<> -"' i^/^S||  another boat from Victoria. ** ', \'i Qr^r *-*$���������  r TheYoaemitewasreported;aihore f    . .W  ^^?^^������^^--^   inthe^^ver,in^&Lld, ^.^^8  ^pecauseitisag^tone^^    ���������    .^ .:���������.;������.-���������-  T^MnLi���������^ -i.l '^ ?U       = :-^  A POINT TO  '   ^J       V      '  REMEMBER  ' WHEN YOU WANT-  Furniture, Carpets,   Linoleums, Wallpaper,  v    Or Anything in the  liam hasiristructedjthe Kiel^Yacht  Club to challenge for~ the ��������� America'  Cfin.V,'   -    ��������� '   - Y V- ' 'V ,  Cup.-  rv>,  i      f ^ (  1  II'  Hptose .FiiPRistjirjjg Ixii^e  It.will PAY YOU to4 Correspond with  us.     We  Manufacture or Import in   Car Lots' and  carry- the  Biggest  Assortment in the Wester  1^  t*  OUR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE ON REQUEST  WEILEK  BROS./  COMPLETE FURNISHERS.       -      VICTOR I A^fe.C <u  HATS  HATS  HA.TS  BLACK  BROWN  HARD  SOFT  ANY KIND OF HAT HAT  -T^e  HAT'SAlxE-  ^"London, Oct: 11th���������The   storm \  it *  raised by Gen. Bailer's speech yes-  erday, before the King's  Rifles on  the ������South African  situation,   co, i-  tinues to grow.- . In . his   remarks  Gen.    BuHeir   complained - of   the  general,criticism   on, the   part   of  newspapers regarding  the fighting  in South Africa, especially those reflecting upon himself.,,.   He, admitted'he had advised Gen. SirGeorge  White that it   would   possibly   be  necessary to surrender  Lady smith,  and he would trust  the   public   to  judge the justifiability   of  the   attacks.    The speech is tbe one   topic  of discussion and there  is   general  anticipation that disciplinary measuresc will  follow   unless   General  Buller himself takes the advice  of  such a  Conservative   supporter   of  the government   as .the  Standard,  aud resigns.    The tone of the press  is'generally one of surprised amaze  uoent at  his   indiscretions.      The  people of England  have   generally  stuck to him throughout,   and  his  wife's   social   influence   has   been  powerful,   and even   reached   the  court.    It had been decided that he  would be elevated to the peerage on  the next honor list, but it is doubtful now,  alter yesterday's   confession" that he advised tbe surrender  of Ladysmith, "a humiliation compared with which," as the Standard  says, "all other reverses of the war  would ,have   been   trivial,"    that  either the King or the people will  continue to'favoir him.   ,.  .���������'... -:/ ���������       :;<:V   ���������'"'������������������' VU  -bird&rin the closed season,is quickly^  fined to the full extent of the law.  VVhy, then, should"the possessor of  thousands of birds at a  forbidden  > time go free?-   There is no equity in  punishing small offenders and  let-  >.     |      Y.  'ting larger ones go..   Such a policy  would directly promote law break-  ing.  ,- It/ would y,encourage ^petty  offenders to become great offenders,  and thus wm immunity.    The safe  and rational and juat   rule   is   to  punish  all    impartially,   making  "the punishment fit the crime," in  exact proportion to the magnitude  of the latter.    Either the wholesale  law breaker should be punished, or  the retail law breaker should   not  be punished. Either the law should  be enforced and game be protected,  or the law should be abolished and  game be exterminated.  There can be no question   as to  the desirability of maintaining and  enforcing the law for the protec ion  of game.   It would be a grievious  loss if through  indiscriminate  and  ruthless slaughter any of the large  game birds were  exterminated,  as  they soon would ba   without  legal  protection.    But it is   also   to   be  borne in mind   that  among' game  birds   eo   called   there   are   many  small birds  which   not  only   are  highly prized for their beauty  aud  song, but also are invaluable as destroyers of insect   pests.      In   late  years, moving pari passu with  the  wholesale slaughter of  birds, there  have c jme upon us  literal   plagues  of insects, loathesome and destructive.    City and country   this  year  have been defiled   and ravaged  by  caterpillars as never before  in   the  memory of man.      Do   we   prefer  '''   t������x)ltj it mrw*B BmZDOB.  t^  .    \   1  We have been informed that  the- V������ .M'tfrP'  bridge at Rees' is in a   very  shaky  *  condition. ' That the attention  of '  the government has been dravrn to  ' ���������*"���������    -       , '- "     *   '������������������'  thisfact, and that' no steps are be- ���������  ing taken to render; the  structure -  safe.    ItU said -l hat -neighborhood *  setttlers are now at   work  putting   .  temporary props under part of it to  allow of a   threshing   machine   to "  cross over,to, do their   work.     If  these statements are correct,   it is  clear   that   something substantial  should be done to ensure the safety.  of life and> property.   It   must   be   o  borne in mind however, that some  of the threshingengines now in use -  are too   heavy   for   any   common������  bridge to carry without risk ofdain*  age, and due attention   should   be  paid to this by the owners.  AO'  EUBOTBIOITY.  At the Council meeting Monday,  Mr Geo. Clinton  made   a   proposition to install   an   electric   light  plant to supply the   city  and   suburbs with that now indispensable  commodity.    His plan is such that  it is more than probable it will receive the endorsement of the   city  fathers, as by it they will   be   able  to reap a decided   benefit   for   the  city, without having the worry of  the   undertaking themselves, and  running any   risk.     Mr   Clinton  proposes   to   have   the   company  purely local, if this  can   be   done,  and promises that the cost will  not  exceed that charged hy any of the  other coast oi ties.    The council  to  have power to regulate charges.  w ~���������, ���������-������������������ijf^'i.jtvrig'ffligBpftn'a.1*?  mam -"���������  ������ %eryr,iT^f:.fyjf..-ry.  r.?rr. ^" rr-'ws^rvtai: vro'.w. TT  ,%.���������������   ���������..,���������������������  7*V >..."���������-  <?"-*b  "\\\  't,  -V  ���������YYjh  i  ft  liV  I  kr  I'*  \i  1  1%  IP'*  Iy-'y  lit  to  Iff;  I  Hi  -  if-  f  M  it1  IP'1'-  ii; -.  I,  P  t   t*  k',  P  ltUf  It.  I  II s1  .)���������  j]  itjv  w  ltl>  ������>������������������  d<  !<���������    _Y  3?  ?*  Goddess I  of Africa.  e e ���������  A Story, of the Golden  ,.  Fleece.  ��������� ��������� e  By ST. GEORGE RATHBONE  iSO���������������eOSO���������OC������������������ ���������������������������������������������������������������  CJIAPTJSIt  XV. . > '<  WITH  THE CUFF  CUMI3EKS.  t < 1  "Jim Bludsoe did not go down -with  'ihe avalanche of gneiss that, detached from the face oi the nudity cliff  where "it had held forth for ages,  went crashing- 'into tlie awful depth  below, with a roar not unlike that  -of thunder.  His extreme agility stood him in  ftood ser\ ice as it had done on many  another  occasion  Besides,  he (had  delected   the' quivering of 1 he, rock  just  in   tune, ancl by  crowding  back     almost   upon     "Lord1  Biuno,   managed  to  avoid   tho. tragic  end  with  which   fate  threatened  hum  The  little   party  crouched   there for,  a full minute; as, if .turned into stone,  and  it  would  not be'Grange  if  their  MJood became cok'lMuU.er  the pos^ibd-  '-v'ty'that-in      another  hi lef siut'c"'   o"f  'time  the  narrow' shelf  upon,    which  'they knelt "would become detached in  the  same  mysterious ''manner -as  had  <he rock ahead of them, when one and  ^all must' he hurled  into eternity"   ���������    "'���������  'The ^tu^pndous upioar as the mass-  ^burst' Into   fragment's' below,   seemed  '"rto  arouse  the. slumbering   echoes ! of  '   Hades, and for the time  being it was,,  ���������utterly  impossible    ,to  hea������.a  human  '' -voice   e\ en   -when   raised   i,o   a   shout,  ��������� for <the   unseen /' giants     of  the   chfls  ynvere hurling - tae>   detonations   back  Yiind forth as ..though' 'engaged     in     a"  ���������game of .shuttlecock.     , ���������   .  Gradually,, ho-\\c\ci, as thorgh the  ������ gnomes 'ot the a-jr wearied Of carrying thejr messages to and fro, 'this  clamor} grew1* less in volume, and  those who' continued to'clug to the  a-emains of_che ilifl trail, weie able  to -rcas'sui^ "themselves with regard, to  "    tthe'stability.of-.tneir &u[>port  At  least "-"it  w*-.5- a -satrsiattion     to  " &nowvt1iat'"imW^{it(i?dealh;Jwas not  to   be- their, port ion "though''the',   fu-  .ture looked'ai'j thing  but mv-itmg.  ,      ' -Lord.iKruuo "wa& tjie lir.st to speak  >���������   "-Here's a-pr^ty kettle ot .flsKi'now...  ' VBless m'i/suul,    "fob even a     chamois  . ..   would1  venture '��������� to   go * ahead, Cf since'  "thovtrail is  entirely gone    Come, Jim,  -nvhat's '   to    "be   cidne   m     this   emer-  ������gem.\ >':, he. ejaculated,   trying to-   be  ���������as" cHcrry^ as  the gravity, oi the^situ-  .,  <,a.tion/vv(;uld  admit \   .'   '   ' i-r   Vu ���������**'*,,  \ Bludsoe craned lus neck and looked  at -the a'wf.ul  gap  w;hich   extended   to  the next  angle  ot -the  wa-lt;( some J30 <  feetNiaW>> .    It was as smooth  as the  sidpof a house, not'a "single tiace of  thc'"roclvV  shelf  remain nig v������.   And this  abyss began  jn.st  IvVorfeef beyond tjyj,  spot where  he  kneLt       I >   ,        ."���������.  "!^9  ������q   Qn   is   impossible,   to  mam  hen e  any'    lengtli vot 'timoc  cid^ .J������Thur-'& -iHi.t   one, thing   lett  ,inu8t'gO']jack to" the cratei'" w'a-s the  iowbdy's- quick replv .    .       >  * 'JCheV< ^cre-niC-n  of resolution,     and  -iVitfi'.a   practical, knowledge   concern.-  "���������>'ssngj the value ofrUme'in a case wh"c*fc  ., ��������� 'iTfe, -was  cvt-^st^ke'.'1" 3mmedia,tely,Ked,  '"���������Uftic faced  thc'Vthcr  \4av,  and  began  wettracing   li'is-steris Ixot  a  mumur  -arose���������tlie.v  expected hard knocks and  ��������� even'took  a   ce.-tain   [)leasuie" m   pitting     their,    po\\ei'^.> of    ..endurance  agaiifst  the fiii'qs  of 6i[trageous    ior-  'tune.  . "  All souncs had  dicd'rfwav,  the last  '.fa-int echo  haMiig ceased "to cross the  great gi.lf      A fine dust had  followed  the crash "of the tons of rock into the  valley,  but this craduallv  settled  Perhaps some of them halt expected  that a second a.alanchc'might follow  the first, possibly -leaving them  dtianded high up on the face of the  cliff., with retreat cut oft in both directions  Fortunately this did not occur, and  gn due course of. tune the-little com-  p.?!r\   reached  the  bottom   m  safety  Tne fiitme looked anvthmg but  cheernil, and \ et ore and all felt  thankful that the prec.oi.s legacy of  life \ct remained, lot thej shared the  Briton's polio that there was hope  ���������so long as the\ wore tiee to think  and act and   iiti.lit  To  sit  down  and supmclv  wait for  a    turn  in  tho tide so heavily netting  -against  them  was  not  according     to  'their   nature. ;   Such   men  'are   of'., the  -same   nioultl   as   Napoleon   in   making  ' Uhcir   iniluence   felt   in. fashioning   cir-  ^xe-  stiir  -w e  ';cum stances.  ���������'���������'   A  council   of  '���������'held,   at  which  .positions  were  war was immedlately  severe 1 st������rtling pro-  made,  looking- to'ward  their  escape  frOin.ythe  crater .of  Kro-  kato. ..: " '���������".'���������'���������'  :'������������������''���������        ���������'���������.-;'������������������  To bring about such a. happy result  it was  of, course necessary  that "they;'  scale  the  frowning   cliffs.yfor in     no  o.thor wav were''they likely  to     meet-  with  success;   although  Hex-:dfd men-  ��������� tion' his     suspicion   that   the  ancient  '-temple might be connected; with    the  outer   world -by   some     subterranean  ���������passage,   if   they   could   only  be     fortunate enough to discover where .this  -lay.  Mo'-e  practical 'means  must, be  employed   to   gain  their   end,    A     cowboy's first reliance in 'time of trouble  is   naturally   his   lasso,   and   the     decision   arrived   at   after     mature   dts-  cucsion-   was     that,-if-   they     could  find     the     proper.     place      through  their    natural    boldness and    agility  together  with   a  judicious   use  ot   the  ropes,     thev  might  manage   to   over-  ��������� come     the   odds   against   them     aw.  -scale  the heights.  The next thing on the programme  was to make an examination of the  walls,' and in order tha.tr this xaslc  mi������-ht be cainecl out with as little  delay as possible, they divided into  two companies, moving off in opposite directions.    " .  Of course such a job took' time, for  the light was wretched and obstacles  numerous. Hex and "Lord Bruno, accompanied by Bed Eric formed one of  the parties As the cliffs were outlined in silhouette against the clouded sky, the:, were able to distinguish  to a certain extent at least, what  the nature of their face might be.  The passage of the semicircle was  made without disaster of any sort,  though several times glimpses _wcre  had of fire "signals on the heights,  which' warned them that the black  clans must be gathering w ith the idea  of crushing the daring invaders. ,  Thus they met the other party, and  hasty views were exchanged, after  which it was determined just where  an assault upon the cliffs promised  the best chances of success.  Fortune favored them j in one yyw ay  at least.'        '  The clouds had  grown heavy,     and  ,iio  longer/did  tho  light of the moon  passing  through    the     veil that^fiacl  ' been  drawn  across. her" face' serve  to  illumine theperatcr. \  Instead, abloom gradually settled',  'upon the sce'he of ' such remarkable  events connected with the dim past. '  ��������� ,-Just as the" little company of adventurers, having'decided upon their  plan tof j campaign, staited to the  spot selected -for the commencement  of their 'operations, a sudden "flash of  lightning illuminated 'the' scene, ,to  be followed ,������by the dull rumble of  thunder      ' ~\   '        ���������       >      ���������   .    '     ' it'  .Evidently nature was about'to supply the light,and orchestra, ^be thea-  ', tre Was to be the vast' crater of Kro-  kato,*and  Uhd actors  upon  the stage  our % little' company   of   choice  spirits  pitted; against the. black hordes-* of  the Zambodi, led by, their witch-doctor. \vho:would be sure to-.inflaine all  their passioius upon the*'altar of fanatical 'enthusiasm,   for "that   'Lwhlt������������*  men     should   invade the 'sacred   soil  of the "crater wits sufficient ,cause. to-  arouse  these ignorant  barbarians    to  fe'ver heat: -       ���������       ������������������> -      '��������� * i   /'_  .Having*   gained  the  scene   destined  to \vitness their galla'nt "pffor't\t>o. es-  ca^pe from  the fate 'that vseemed.,   to-  overshadow them,  a hasty examiha-^  tion was "made.      ��������� >  .<���������  ���������  Q,f course Bludsoe, wa^ 'the* lea'ding  spirit* ihsy'the   , enterprise,   but ^.there  were'others who, came very close', to-  him   iri'^a' desire"'to" reach iout  ������and  ^gfasp ,each   difficulty**! that   projected  itself in their Way, so tha-6 'Lt."lifigBt  be    ^throttled-- 'pie. serious'^ mischief  could-result.'   . t ' '    '    '   ���������'-"' "VlC( *���������-���������*'  'The face  of ihcjcliff;at  this__,p,oint*  w as' more <s ragged  than''in'-any  other'  quarter, and "Jim'-hocl declared^ he be-'  lieved it within  his  power .'to  climb  it.       ,' I ll I-    ���������    , v'      ,-"vVY. ,      ��������� ���������  Wdih the sturdy, mtojiiition  off prov-  i ngi his  words true," he "wrapped Lit-  tlc'riiil's  lariat around'his  body. in.'  rsuch a Aray^+.hat. it, w ould'not niter-1  fere  wj,th  his  muscular-'action. "  J Thdn   he   boldly, assailed   the    pro-  lilem.'j ' ' '      *      ' "*"__ i  ' ^.o"inan ^ras better.-fitted for such a  hazardous  task,  since  Bludsoe  united'  the strength   of a bufl^o \with  'the,  agility   of a^cat, ������rand   was   moreo\cr  quick witteel, so   that' he could grasp  everir"    opportunity      blown       within  reach (   by,   the   favoring" winds      of-  chance. "- .   ' " . ~  'He speedily vanished'from* the sight'  of  his  comrades,  who--had  moved- a  little   aside   so   th**y   would   be,     safe  from  any     loose  shale  which  in i his  passage he might dislodge.  They could hear him now and then,  while occasionally sonic small pieces  of rock rattled down, but nothing  of 'consequence followed. Once Hex  stepped back and cast his ejes up  along the face of the black height.  Just 'at that moment a flash of lightning rent the darkness, as though to  lend him assistance. Ills gaze ran  up tho rock and instantly became  riveted on a spot where some dark  obiect seemed  to  cling  Hex was almost positive that he  could make out the form of a man  flattened against the scarred gneiss,  but the electric current went with  the same swiftness that marked Its  coming However, it mattes ed not  ��������� Bludsoe was progressing, else  w ould ho have warned them against  his  failure  Five, ten minutes crept along, with  an occasional illumination from  heaven's battel y. Those 1 elow waited and speculated in whispeis Then  a low bird-like, whistle came to their  cats from abo^e���������Jim's signal for the  world. . ���������  ."Look   for   the   rope!"   said     Lord  Bruno,   and   each   man   Aven't  groping  along at the foot of the cliff,  seeking  ,to discover ,the trailing lariat.  -',-Little ���������'   Phil's   exclamation   quicklv  (brought. the- o tli ers   to   his   side���������the'  rope -was found.   ;    :';':'  ;, ������������������ i ���������'���������..-     "'  ���������iiXow came the  task  which   each"   in  turn  must .undertake.-������������������'. Blu������.soc    had  discovered  some  projecting  shelf part  way    up  the  face  of  the rocky wall,  and wished 'them . to . join  him..  ' One  by ,one  they made  the 'ascent,  without  any' accident,   for  with    the  rope it was .a much easier' task than  Jim' had undertaken;     Besides,    wheii  .some one has. d.one the pioneer work,  those  who  follow      need  not     worry  about possible contingencies.  Rod'Eric waited until the last, for  the ruling passion was strong within  theni and haying risked "their1, lives  for these quaint images and vessels  of gold, they were bound to hang' on  to. them as long as posible. So he  sent them up in two lots, willing  arms above'dragging the heavily laden saddle bags cheerfully through  space. i  To Be Continued '  ,.  WINNIPEG  . MARKETS  WHEAT���������No. 1 hard, "Fort William,  .71c; 2 hard 69c;  3 hard, 64c. ���������*,,  COUNTRY WHEAT���������54 to 60c' per  bushel. ���������  FLOUR���������Prices .-hold steady. Lake  of the Woods Five Roses, ������2.00; Red,  Patent! $1.85; Medora, $1.45; XXXX  S1.15 per sack of 98 pounds. Ogil-  vie Milling Co., Hungarian, $2.00 ;  Glenora Patent, 51.85 ; Alberta,  SI 65: Manitoba, ������1.50; aiid Imperial XXXX, ������1.10 per sack of 98  pounds.  MILLFEED.���������Bran,' $11.50 per ton,  shorts i S13.50 perj ton, delivered.  GROUND ��������� FEED���������Oat chop, S28  per ton; mixed barley and oats, ������25  per ton, and corn ������22 per ton.  OATS���������Manitoba 'oats   are" practically  out  of  the    market. ���������<      Ontario  oats are worth 47 to 4Sc per bushel  in car lots.  < BARLEY���������None, offering.  CORN���������65c 'per  bushel.  ' HA ir���������11 esli  baled  hay,   $6   to   ������7  per   ton   in  car  lots   on    track   here*.  Loose   hay    on    the   street "is    also  worth So.oO to ������0 per ton.   ,  >   POULTRY���������Fowl,   50   to   65c    per  pair, spring chickens" 30 toft50c pair-  ducks, (50 'to' SOc pair; turkeys,  9 to"  10c per lb live weight."     . ' ,'    '  DRESSED MEATS���������Fresh beef 6 ������p  O^c I-"'*' Ik; veal, 7 to SV^crmutton1,  lie ,per lb; hogs, 8c per lb/ ���������> -  BU1 "1'Eli���������Creamery,   15c     per ���������   lb.  Dairy,, JxC per lb!       r ^       , <  , CHEESE-HTc'per  l"v ^'-   ',  .    ���������>  '- ���������'  EGGS--12c per dozen.,,     -.   ' < ..;,  " HIDES-i-No., 1' inspected -hidesr^^d  ?>y2' to 6^c; veal calf, .7c-to' 8c;  dea-^  kins,  25  to, 40c; jslunks,   15c  to  20;  horsehides,   ������1   toT ������1,50. .  WOOL-pManitoba wool is r -worth  about 7c delivered here. ' ,-���������,-.  ��������� SENECA ROOT���������27c per lb.' *" < .  , LIVESTOCK'. .- ,,J'rj^  o CATTLE���������Fat' cattle *ar.e quoted at  "2^i"t^ o^ic per pound, delivered '.here.  ' .SJIEEP���������414 to. 5c, per lb!.,"J\      ,,.  .  IltgGS���������6c pet   lb.-,  - /     . ^\       ,S  THE CANABM NORTHERN RT.ICO.  HYDE PARK, LONDON  -  i        '        '(' *   ���������  A PORTION ONLY OF���������THE RESORT IS,  FASHIONABLE.  Stations and Days.  Leave I Leave  Going   Going/  South. North.  Leave frpra - Canadian  Norlherij depot-*- -" ���������  Winnipeg to Morris.Em  , ersonJSt. Pajil etcdiy  5t Paul to Emerson  Mdrris^Winnipcg dly  .Wiraipegy 10  Roland,  ���������-Miana. 13el r.ont Jlart-  ney & Brandon, Hon.,  Wed and PrL ,-.-"-  Brandon," Hartnoy. Belmont, Miami, Roland,  ; to'-Winnipeg,   Tues ,  ' 'IhursanclSat.   -  -  Wiijni'-.egto Portage 1������  v P. ana- intermediate  ��������� 3,ations;daiiyea:!sun,  Porfc^go la P. and inter  " mediate ��������� stations   tw  Winnipeg dly "es Stir '  Winnipeg to stations on  Beaver ana Delta Dran  ches, Tuc3. and Thurs  Seavsr and Delta br'ch  stations, to Winnipeg  Tues. and Thurs.    -  Winnipeg to Portage la  P., Gladstone.    -< -   -  Dauphin, etc., Mob.  Wed. and Pii.  Dauphin. Gladstone, P.'  la Prairie, Winnipeg  Yuc3.f  Thur3. &   Sat.  \Yimnpeg to W'p'gosFs  Tues andThur^   ���������   -  Winmpegosfs to Wpff  Mon. and Fri. .. I.:.  Winnipec to Gi and  View, Mon. and - Fri.  3-raiid View to Wpg  Tue3. and" Sat   Dauph.a to W'p'gosis  and return. Sat   Dauolnn to Swan River  & Ehvood, Wed   Ehvood to Swdi River  & Dauphin, Pn   Leave from 0. P. depot  Winnipeg to Warroad  Beaudette and intermediate etations^Mon,  Wed., and Fn   Beaudette, V7arroad,ete.  to Winnipeg Tues.  Thura. and Sat.  D. B. HAKNA,  Gea. SunL  13.43  ���������>' ���������l  10.45-  1&30  11.55  16.30  13 CO  9.45  .9.45  9.15  9.45  5.01  20.001  (   .'���������  ' 9.C0  t        t        *>  8.00  *  3.0)  .8.00 '  8.C0  8.0)  G.CO  16:43  Arrive  ,5.0-)  - 7.15  lisa^  18.15  Y        Y  1S.CD  ���������" *  ' '.  10.25  >~. i^.v,  23.45-  i  14.SC  23.45.  .16.00  20.45  ������0.45,  20.45.  10.15  19.15  12.C0 (  " 6.00  1S.30  21.35'  12.20  ���������������  G������a H. SHAW  Traf. Mcrr  CANADIAN *PACIF!C RAI1-,\VAV  TIME TABLE  3. S. Mcirie, 0"-en Sou- a, Toronto  anrlE.is.' Via Lakes, Aton., xhuia  nnd^afc ���������>   Tues , Fn. and Sun.....   Jlonif������i', Toronto.   New  lork and  casb.vit* "ll rail, daily   Rati    Portage    and    intermediate  points, Mon., Wed. ftFii   Tuej., Thurs. & Sat  .  Rat    Portage     and     i.itennedi.ite  i.rdms, Tuc3.,Thvr5, and Sat.......  Mbi:.. Wed. and Fri.".   Moiion', Lao  DuiSonnet  and   inter-  . mediate Points. Thurs onljv.......  Portaga la Prairie. Braiidoa, Calgary  ; yclsoa and ali Kootent.y and Coast  points, daily -. ���������'..-���������������.....................  Portaee la Prairie, Brandon, and in-  ��������� teviiicdiate. points, daily ex Sun..;.  Portage ia P.-a rie. Brandon,.Mooye-  jaw ti.nd interrasdiate points daily  ex Sunday :...'..���������....������������������������������������������������������%���������������������������--?��������� ���������:  GH.id.5fcone,'KcopRwa, Mmnedosaand  intermediate points, i-c-.ily ex faun.,  3hcal Lake, Yovkton and ineermedi-  ���������ate points.lMon., Wed. and Fn.....  Tues. TluiM.'.&ndSaturday...........  Ranid    City,.;. Hainiota,     Minota.  Tues., Thura and tsac................  Mon., Wed., and Fri .-...;.  Morden, Deldraiue and mtermed iaTe  nohits..........-....-..<1������llyex,L?i:i<n  Napinha, Alameda.av.d_intermRtti.ate  ])oints, Mon., Wed., Thur.sv& Sat.  Mov., Tues.,Thurs. and I<n .......  Gienboro, Souris, and-,.inte,:mediatc  points.dally ex Sun... .....;..  Napinka, Mclita; Alameda-and inter  mediate points,.  Mon.,..Wed.,  irr.  Tues., Thurs.andSat. .........  Pipestone,Reston,Areola;Tand' inter,  mediate points,   Mon. \ved., Fn.  Tuc3., Thurs. and Sat.....:... - - - ��������� ���������  Frobysnire, ilirsh. .Bienfait,  Estc-  van, So.'l. ....������������������.....���������."���������*............  Mon ���������������������������......  Gretna,St. Paul/iClncagO;.....daily  Stonewall, Tuelon-.Tnes.-Tljnra, Sat  West Selldrtc  Mon^W ed.,% ri  West Selkirk a'uea. 'J'Jiixr3,.jgat.  T7:rnflr?P������n Mon, Wed nnd-Fin  J. W. LEONARD,  Oea. Supt. --   _  LV  21.59  21?50  7.:o  A^.  14.C0  7.15  19:10  8.0C  8.30  8.30  8.3:  7.40  7.40  7.30.  7i's'0  7.E0  liio  122;  18 30  12.30  13.15  21.23  (i.3t  0.31  18 00  19.10  19.10  19.10  19.23  10.20  1.8.45  18.45  18.4E  '.45  13. I  13.3G  10.0r_.  -^;n0 H.-1C U  o. e. Mcpherson,   ^���������en._Pa33. Agent  The Favored Section I* Constantly Chanjj-  in���������������From   E������rlie������t  Times   a Favorite  ,r locality for Military Kevjoiv^���������A Great  Dkyiu Its History Wlie'11 Queen Victoria  1 Opened the Great Kxlubition  in 1831.  1 <    1  It is a. popular error to' speak*' j. of,  Hyde Park 'as a whoilyMashionable,  resort, says .The London Express.  The truth, of course, is that only, a  portion" - of^ the ������park is" fashionable,  and this "portion is constantly being  changed. r - 'r   , ,' " c  Early 'in the''reign' of Charles-II.,  and well ,on into' the -reigns of the  Georges/ it was to the'King,-'the ornamental ground r attached to the  ban<queting-house and the Tyburn  meadow, in ' ihe northeast corner,  where Park Lane and Bayswater road  'now are, that the gallants and fair'  women flocked, and, indeed, this was  the first spot-in the park to bo, rendered "exclusively smart/    -, ,    '     ,  The section     of London  that  lives  for  enioyxnent ���������drifted' to /Kensington  gardens,     where      the      court in the  reigns <*   of    ,William  and   Maty  and  Queen Anne lived so much at the recently-acquired  country  house,    Ken-(  'sington      Palace,  and tlicre walking/1  in  the  slow  and  affected  manner     of  the  day,   rendered   necessary "by     the  extraordinary     {headgear'   that    prer>  vailed     ancl the stiilly >fornial hoops  and suits^ that were worn/ was,' a la  mode, -for .then,'^as now,  no  coaches -  or     carriages-'were'allo"\Ved   in  those  sylvan   ,'glades.        Thus   'it. was the  northeast; s1 corner and 'the southwest  walksHhat ,���������asliion favored up to the  "beginning of the 19th" century,    i ,���������   <���������,  '   Hyde^   Park  from  the, very 'ejarlios^  (tiincs^has" been a'favorite locality, for  .military1 reviews, 'and 'the "red Tdawn  of the nineteenth century, when Avars '  and'.rumors'Yof ���������wars -inflamed'the- air,  was naturally      appropriated^, to ���������clLa-  plays -of martial^skill.^ln 1799'cthereJ  ,was ,an encampment- of the volunteers  oV the central space in tho-park-that -  "attracted     evej'y_ ''wglitseer, - -'and^in.'  1814J vjjl'   serpentine     'sensation^ was ���������  rhempraDle;rf forV.then during. ������a' warlike display on those ornamental wa-J  ters "-ti' lillfputrari\Driti$h/fr,igate blew  ���������an -AineViq&n '-frigate of, the same'size  richfe "bl������t'',of������the'' water; aimd  terrific  excitement.,   .    ~rTf^s?spiS3fe*i^^r 1, ^t - ���������  1  Anotlier"''^~grea't and   popular -occa-.  4iit>'ii made, the high bare' gr.ound     ofa  the  centre'^ of  the -park ,the^resort  of  'WllVand sundry  in  the'fifties, -for ���������''it  ;was fln-fMay 1^^1851, vthat! pur^late1  beloved' Queen, opened - the; Great Ex-  'hibifiidn. of ' the- 'i'hddi,ti y, of 'all'   Ka-r  tions in tlie glass house, now known*  as''the Crystal Palace. y    *  - Considering' dhc' long innings t*:e  Tyburn " or Bavswater .side, eiiioycd"  during rthe " sevehtecntn" < &.nd eighteenth- centjiries../it,is no"t surprising  that in, the*nineteenth-the east and  south'sides a butting on-Park lane  -aiid Knifthtsbi idge. . should- 'have  prospered exceedingly. _ Every sort"of  ���������gay reunion has trended into -those  parts. The Lad\'s Mile, and Rotten  'How have been Ihe rendezvous of fair  equestienne ' and rich carriage folk.'  while the promenades from"Crosveno'r  Gate ',to tlie - Bai racks, Knights-  bridge, have been .'the resort of pedestrians who go to sec ancl be seen  on Sundays all the year round, and  m the season during the morning  and1- afternoon Our late Queen in  her- youth was a fearless rider,. antl  often in the fust vears of her reign  frightened her Ministers bv mounting noises they considered, over fiesh  for military re\ lews Tt was she who  set the fashion for tiding, and among  the fashionable the morning rendezvous at TTyde Eat k Coiner for a canter in tlie Row became an institution. Probably because the gate  1-nown as Hyde Tark Corner was the  nearest to Buckingham Palace ' and  owed a second incentive to modish-  ness on account of the close vicinity  of the Duke of Wellington's residence  (He who was society's hero), the con  course- of��������� pedestrians and carriages  concentrated there for generations;  spreading east and west as,fashion  dictated. , ,  Church parade has   taken the Ach- '  illes Statute as its pivot'always, and  there have' chairs   been set  in ! hundreds  eveiy  Sunday   during the  season for*,those who like"to take''their '  pleasure ^seated.     But,' whereas  ', the  rhododendron^   and J azalea' walks to  the .south of "the, monument were '"for'  years -the      chosen   area  pedestrians  frequented    one   ' season    about four'  years-ago1 just the .opposite direction;  was suddenly' chosen  for 1 smartness,  'and'fthe people who .really represented  society   set ^  their chairs"on'the-  green sward at the back of the promenade facing'.the Byron statute, and  thence to the dell opposite Stanhope  gate. . i*     *��������� "-  , ��������� ���������  The bicycle' .epidemic that seized -  societjr when first "women boldly and  en masse went^ out a-wheeling v six  years ago, when it did not take them  to Battdrsea Park, bore them off to  Hyde Park, where those who went  for exercise "biked", the whoje/way  -round the drive that girdles the * in-  closuic, and those who merely enjoyed the' smartness of the pastime  congregated between Hyde Park Cor-fj  ner and tho' Barra cks. <     -    "-;' j  -The   magazine   in   the  park   on\the'-  Bayswater side of the serpentine;, provides a good sweep of roadway   *for '  the  meet  of  the  coaches,   and'< draws  all  park   frequenters   there.'lwhcn^ the  gay1 and  beautiful  spectacle ��������� is. tor be  seen.  h  :feeAwera7*5ffi682f v- tot"\- '  en ,paid ^5.359:?^ "   ' X'/'X   '  I - r   '    ,      ' *i ' 1- j,    "    .   .1 i    ;      . l  '    ��������� Scottish Universities?        '       v   ,  A,.return has been.f issued from   theA  Scottish Office of the, number of -stu-'  dents rin attendanco?at e.������ch^ of- ^the k  universities'in Scotland'during-,   the '  year  1899-1900, "and' of* the, aniount.  of. the  class  fees  paid  by^the^ ���������*s������u- '  dents. ���������   The grand* totals.^as'^regarda  the -'number, "of' studeti'ts*'and    a the  '  amount"' of'the* ^fees 'for /each* univer^  sity,are, published.     The  total 'hum-fA  ber ' of    students in -the  academical  year 1899-1900 was, 6>l87,"of whom*  848, , ^werer< .w.omen.. \ Of '/that -.total,"  2,833: "..* attended --Edinburgh  TJniver- ,  ���������ity.' ���������' and��������� ' 2;tf29r 'attened Glasgo'wU.'"  Ther..total.'(H*'"���������^^'*90" "'- ���������--'**���������  Which 'women  '   "^    ^.'jDif W^omaii'i.VBy. " ,'<-      *--  '^ Women;-, as^aM-iile^are^pot'Strong.on  facts.    No matter how startling or 1-evo-'  lutionary they.vmay be,v they .simply ac-'-  cept them'."and that is the"end of it.- They"/  never ,enthuseVover thenv in-man fashion., .  but 'koep^coof-nnd^calm^ over/announce;'���������������'  .ments* that]would funsettle a man  from  head to" foot.-    But h������rVfanciesAthere is \  the, w;eak, perhaps*\Ve'i had better isay ,th"e   -  strong^point ,ifi her armor, all the stron- ~ >J  ger becauseiof jJtheirljn^angibility." /Any,? ^J'i  ,one who hast������ver attempted to, reason a \ " f  woman^out^ ef'^anV-rparticularrLfaii'cy , r I  fknqw3 how_.perfectly/inyurrferiible.she,.is.    -.^1  "SheJalw'ays--pro\re!s;tne";betteri"raan''roi: !* *'[\  tho twd:and;seoiesv.a victory.','Perhaps, .   *  after-all, it is better so.r." Man.jovesy her ,,  all "the' more-for  her  little^- weaknesses t  aud fancies, even'if hevdoes at, times "like  to  prlay  ttie'-'oak to the ^clmgins-'vine.���������,=���������'  Boston Herald.* ^  , .r ,^v  , ,   Shoestrlnss. l'.    "    ' ]f I'/" ' l\.  Like  everything  else   there,_ are   right  shoestrings and wrong. Never" buy them *���������   .  with a fla't'metal fip.   This is sur.e to^pull  off wind to leave'you with a soft, "'blunt  end of string, which laughs'yat your efforts to  foreei it through  eyelets.    The ;  proper shoestring has a tip of wire coiled   ^  to a point in 'a spiral.> 'This never pulls  out, and when'some one invents a stun:* -  .  which novei breaks or wears shabby perfection will be touched.    Our nearest approach to it so" far is tho. coiled w;ire tip,  fastened to a tubular  mohair braid 'for  ladies', shoes or tea   leather string for  men and  boys.     Mothers of school children'take  notice  of  this "*'tip"   or  this  "point," as jou please.  An Extremist.  "Talking about college spirit," said the  first fair coed, "Sophie Moore carries it  to the extreme." i*. c   ,  "You don't say so," remarked the  other.  "Yes; she won't ever eat anything but  strawberry and vanilla when she's being  treated to ice cream, because red and  white are the college colors."���������Philade!������  ������hia Press.  law o^  What hosts of poor, weak and debilitated men and  women are sapping the vitality from their bodies by plodding long" .hours in poorly y ventilated shops and factories.  The blood gets thin and vitiated, digestion is bad, the tierves  become shattered and exhausted, there are headaches,: backr.  aches and weariness that is not overcome by the ' night's ������������������ rest.  Despondent and despairing of having strength and VigoJ restored, life becomes a burden to the wage-earner who cannot  afford the   res^fee so much needs. t ; ,  The systerrv^demands unusual assistance. .It requires;  just such aid as is best afforded by the use of Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food, the great tissue builder and nerve restorative.  Thousands of exhausted and weak men and women h^ve gone  to work with new strength and a current of fresh new life flowing through their yeins after using this.treatment. ^ Their minds���������  act more clearly, their nerves are more reposeful, their diges,  tion is better and their work more easily accomplished.  Fifty cent's a; box,  6 boxes for $2.,70  from Edmanson, Bates  & Co., Toronto;.  at   all dealers,   or  post  . paid  ������  ,':$  -;r t m Kt**r*������#v������ii-i '���������  7W-yrr.%W;������ rtyv*?, -Y-       t*  1 '}  '      ^^*k        "J     "J     I  ^  THE CUMBERLAND   NEWS"  ,    ^   Issued Every Wednesday.  W.'B. ANDERSON,       -  \-      -,     EDITOtt  The columns of The Nbwss are open to all  who wish to express therein views on-matt-  ersof public interest.'  jWh'ile we do nolf hold ourselves  responsible for the utterances of correspondents, wo  reserve*'the r ght   of   declining   to  inaer"  , communications unnecessarily personally,'  WEDNESDAY,, OUT. 23,1901.  i    ;  Kb 'COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  ,', EXAMINATIOK   FOB    CERTIFICATE   OF    COM*  , ,       .   . i < v C , &, ��������� ,  I,  I       Y  .NOTICE is hsrsby given that an Exam in ,  tj.     > ^ ^.^ s'    ea      $ j 1  ' atioa for- Certiiioatas   iof   Comueteuoy   a-  Mknagura t>f Mines will be held on   the   la- >  r d*v of August, 1901, at the  Court  House,"  /Nsaaino, B.C.','and at Feraiei B.C/      r  bt'amiidiites, uot und*r tweuty-three yeaw  ���������   of ������������e, deairou* cf prMenting^tneuiselve.fui  ���������xatuitiiUio'j, must itslUor to ' Mr. ���������,Th������o.a������,  " ,M������irp;au,,Chttiraii������ii of Bi������������rd of   Examiners,,  , 'NMnaimn/oB or b������ fora the,15th day-"i July,'  lVO'K" notice" of ���������uoh'jiitention, '   in writing/  toi:������tner~wtth a cei tificate, ofservloe'    from'  ���������s   ��������� , - their.ioin-<r,tW j r'essnt ���������trp-oj ei-,*, testify,-  %   '\ tn������> tro at isast tw< years'experience  unde;-  f\.  ^ground.?; ���������" '.', ;." X * ' .    ..     , T     ,.,/,.  ri/.VrJThiokaminatlonwill ha   in   writings and  lW. ' Jw^CiiiWuda tlia\fp|lowJ������g subject's>izt:f  V -.  = 1". Minin/ aots-aad rules. >   -������.������-,_  ;;i. MinsGase.:;; Xx'^:: \ V,.  -,1  Gelnoral Work; 1   , -v ��������� .      ijr    '    ^ >r  _*" '<������'. Vauulatiou '/X^P ''-'    .-    i*   *    "���������"  -  ,6. Surveying and L������v*llinf. ,   _��������� .,  > j i'Any further particulars, requh-en .may^p*.  obtained on a)������phdatioirt<> \ Mr.    Morg^u.1  Cksirmin ofjBosrdyof Exsuiiriers. :- ; -N".-  - nainV, - B^'C:'; -Mr. Archihkld ,'Diok*  ^Inapeokor,of Mines, Cranbrook; and Mr.  - J  MoGregor,,In������peetorxof Mines; N������ls^n,{B C  ���������' Y      A RICHARD    McBRIDE, ^ ' ���������  , Our fee returned if we fail.,, Any one sending sketch and description of  any invention will promptly receive ,roar opinion free concerning the patentability of Bame: J* How to obtain a patent" sent upon request.    Patents <  secured through us .advertised for sale at our expense. " '  /Patents taken outJ through us receive special notice, without charge, in  Tub Patent Record, an illustrated and widely circulated journal, oonsulted  by 3Ianufacturers and' Investors. ' -' , A l  ., Send,for sample oopy FREE.    Address, " "  VICTOR J. EVAm *  GO.,  <   " {Patent *Attorneys,)  'Espiimit frtoaimo By-  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  NOV. 19th, 1898.  /'  Evans Building,  1,  Da  Ce  ��������� -5  '  -It ���������  ���������t  if  3  NOW, IS THE  " '���������������'������. ' *  \' Miiister of Mines/ ,  tj- '    "   j< -    * ���������> f ' * < t  lBih Jutia?J901;: ^  -.-   - , j<������������4,4������ u  Department of^Mines,  |p,y ft^j^t^a; /' ;   ,-'  r  'RESERVE/'1,  jj,        . r-NOTiCEis hei.���������-- ^i^en-that all   thr  ~)\ ~   un*ppropriated   Ciown* lands    situated  "with in the boundaiies ' of -the  following-  1,   ��������� _,������areas are Herebv reserved from pre-enip-  ,'     ,tion, ������*le or oiher "disposiuon,  excepting  -'under the piovisions of-ihe mining laws  1. til the'l'rovince, forUwo-veais   fro.ni' the  ((- daie-herebf pursuant to the piovisions-of  'v ' sub-section (-5) "of lection 41 of the 'Land  w ���������Aci,'*<amended by section 6= of the  I/' lLand Act Amendment Art," 1901/ to en  able the Industrial Power Company ol  B.C.,Limited, to'select therefrom tjmbei  limits for wood pulp and paper niami-  ficturinij puiposes/as provided by ^ an  :agreement bearing date the 13th day of  June. 1901, viz:���������  .    Area, i���������All the   surveyed   land    on  -lboth sides of Kingcome   River,^ and   the  l*nd surveyed between    Kirigcome   Inlet  and Bond.Souud-  Area 2���������Commencing at   the   north-,  - east corner of Lot I; thence following up  the  river  at   the   head   of  Thompson's  Sound and its blanches, a distance of ten  > miles, and having a width on  ea'ch  side  ��������� thereof of one mile 1 t  ,  Area 3���������Commencing at> the northern boundary of Lots 45, 55 and 56, on  --the Kle-na-Klene River; thence noith  along the said river and its branches five  miles, and having a width on each side  of one-half mile, including all surveyed  . lands. -    >  Area 4���������Commencing on Wakeman  Sound at thesouth-westcorner of Lot 61;  thence west on the 51 ������st parallel of latitude to a point north of Embley Lagoon;  thence "south to said lagoon; thence  south-westerly following the passage between Kinnaird Island and Pandora  Head to Mills Passage; thence to Queen  Charlotte Sound; thence south-easterly  along the shore line of Noel Channel,  and easterly along the centre of Fife  Sound to Village Point; thence northwesterly to the north of Trivett Island  to the mouth ������f Kingcome Inlet; thence  nor h along the west shore of Wakeman  Sound to the paint of commencement.  Area 5���������Consisting of HarbleJown  and Turner Islands.  W. S. GORE,  Deputy Commissioner of  Lands & Works.  Lands and Works Department,  Victoria, B.C., 22nd June, 1901. jy2,4t  Notice.  Riding on locomotives and   rail  way cars  of   the   Union   Colliery  Company by any   person   or   per  sons���������except train crew���������is atrictly  prohibited.     Employees   are   subject to dismissal for allowing same  By order  Francis D. Little.  Manager.,  vl"/ r  "���������IN. -THE  f" u  i < 1,  1 1  "  _  -1  J  The most northerly ��������� paper published   on the Island.  VICTORIA TO .WELIilJSTGTON.  No. 2Daily., - f  No. 4Saturday*  Do. 9:00  Victoria De.' 1.25  "    9:28 " GoldPCreamT. "   4-53  "   10:9 -."���������//':.'. ��������� .Koenig 8?. :.. '.' / 5.31  "   10:4S Dunc.uis...-   6:15  P.M. _JUs,  ' , i P-M-   i  ' "-   12:14������-IS3 Nanaimo 7:41  Jl . 12:3" Wellington     Ar. 7'5j  WBLLINGTOIS'   TO  VICTOBIA.  No. 1 Daily.      ���������, . t   ,    No. 3 Sntvrday!  A.ir.      ,  ."     ' ,       v       A.iir. '  Do.8:0j Wellington " De.v^:23  ������������������   8:26 Nanaimo.."    " 4:39  ' "'9::i2A.  ..A.......Duncans..'..-,.-*.*.A ,.f'"'B.05  " 10:37.:.:'-:.*��������������������������� KoorngV.'....,/.'.J   "   G:46  -"11:18  ���������. Goldatream  "   7 3?  <Ar.'11:45 '..     .������.." ViotoriaA .-:..-. A r. 8:00 p.m.  Reduced rates  lo'and from j all -points   o  Satuidays and Sundays "Rood to return, Mon ,  day. , ' '  >    For rates and. ai;  information, apply'at  Company's < Unites'.     ,,>    >    ;������ /f)       fl  A. nUNSMUllt,        ' G'ko'. L. COURTXEY.  Pbesidbnt. '"'     ;    -Traflio Manacor  3       t I   '  > With Canadian Supplement ;  l'  '^: Hew york.U. 'S. 7AV"  JAS. A. CARTHEW'S    "   *  Livery Stable;  Teamster and, Draymkn ;  Single'and Double rigs ".  Voii Hire'. All' ,6b.dehb .' ���������  Promptly - Attended. to.    :  : R.SHAW, Manager.  ������"    ;\1'-  '  :fhirdSt., Qumberland, B.C:  ���������'*':", "���������>"/ ���������/ ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������,���������������������������_:'; ��������� ],','/ '  .'*"**  CumhE'rland-.1.'-''.,'" '  Mfatklj  I  V  t  >��������� i  'i n  COR. DUNSMUIR AVENUE:  ''AND . SECOND   "STREET.,  , CUMBERLAND,''B. C.-'/v-  ut  1}  -���������rrrr    i -,���������   '  rw^lfja "fSout'-and ' 'JTZost j Iniflncntlal *  taklMluc" li'apbr -"in ,������lie    "iVorid. ���������'  Y ^ C ^  i'Vi i %>l'i  Snmplc Copf Free.'  r> Weekly Lditfoii.-..$.j.<'0yert  >\ am; postpaid!  Monthly  j. ,.  J.^0^  /*<!������">     'l  ":.,-1' JH1iv(e;(Ta ke n;'; Off) ce?  , in ..thetNash ������?^Buildihgvv  Dunsmuir .Avenue,- ' Cunil^erla'rid/*;l.^,,  ��������� and am agent -lur^therJouowing'  % relitiblei *���������* insura ncev .'-"companies:,.  ��������� am ' prepared^to��������� ^accept*,*?risks' a-^  current, rates.' Lam'' alsV'agent.  for'the )Standerjd' Lite.{Insnrance  s'.'.Company oi-VEdi'nburgh, anil the  '/*"- Ocean 'Ac'cident'CompanTy of'Eng-  Aand. .'^ Please., cal L, :i,nd *, myesti -  gate before .'insuring 4n <trjy?'Other ���������  Company.;^ X    \:^>  *���������'.,..  ������V -,u-i^i:-J,AMES,.ABKAMS;! ^  kA;f-l^ "-u'THE -DEMANDtVoR* ?<-'  'SfEXENS\I������l$..  X IS^INCREASINGfRAPlbllY.  KHave-been making'for'37 years the ^ fc  1 >TIP'UP-V-23 Short^R/F^.; ."?2.50 |  I   The'  DIAMOND,   6-inch   blued   barrel,   i:  |a      nickel frame, open orglobo.and peep -.1  |v .   sights... 85.00 %  Bame witii 10-inch barrol". ,��������� 7.50  k  I  t     The Diamond Pistol will bhopt a C. B.   [<  cap, .22 ahoit ������.r .22 Long uric cartridge.     f.  ��������� Mrs. J'. *PI. Piket, Proprietress. .  '    " i .   .    '   P .   '     r  <v" ' Wlien<in(.Cumberlan'di',Be 'gur������"  A'   %andtsta}'  at the6 Cumberland  Hotel.   First-Class   Accomodi,-.  > ri. ���������   * j ^ v j        ^* <_^^  tioniforitransient and perman- ' - r - ���������%..'" V  ", ^ent boarders.*   ,    > - ^      '    - .*       - >  v'- /  >o ,!1i'-    r-������    "fi   *   V/'."; ,   .'   Vli<*   Ji-|im        '  --"' l*v-  Sample Rooms and. Public Hall  'RunMri.lConn^ec.tip'n ;with '^Hotel  1 r     j'  'Rates^ro-m^i.OO'to 12.00/per,' dayV-''^tP&  i;.'/^ f'-v^ ''������">'  'ls*~    1,1  *l"  $"A  1 -?.r^  #;<V-''V y'.'       ^V  ^ *'������^4^\   ������&&$$  j contldentlui. Olilost a������ency for Miaurlaj f4������a  lit Atnertc."..   ,Wu have a VVr<ubidaton'O0o  ^    '     *-    1������      ^Y,\.^l  In Aicei-lca.   ,Wu have a WojBbinflton'awwi.  ,    , t , ' , L ������*i  1   -    Patents taton tlu-oucb Muan & C������. nnH*      ' =t* -1 *T'jjSi  ^.  ,.\v, < Vwi^f-rAAVco:*}^!-^  i'      .     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DONE AT REASONABLE RATES  Fancy Inlaying in wood and metal.  French. Polishing.  Apply  NEWS OFFICE.  .K.'X-  A ^.t. <*. .71 '.1 VJ(**i:-'W ^ Jfli" W ���������!'.  am  ~W.X Wt������-,- Wt*1"W ������f������f ITOrtMiWrw  r-"-":^' * | ������-irtA������-jj"vj .t: ������  _���������^jJL'Ji:^^.m._.-.:~  .,^^y  :������^":^  r-f  ���������*a      ....   .^s *������'<  THE LATER HARVEST  IS  |HV '  ft  Iv-i  hi,  Iff  V\  Iy1I  P  P.  J,l('  Id   ���������  I W    ��������� * c  li."  Ill !���������. ,  lit?  r  f  13  Id  THAT WHICH  COMES FROM A  LONG,  LOVING   WEDDED  LIFE.  In tlie Sunset Time Happy Are tlse  Ttto Who Can Sit Togrether and  Dream of the Long: Journey, WitU  Us Jlougrli and Smooth Spot*, They  Have Hade Side by Side. ,  The wedding anniversaries of the aged  are especially rich in memories and in  the'^sumniing up of the value ot wedded  life as apart from all their other relations  to the world or to humanity, that inde-  ' scribable line of separation from every  other tie and interest which a husband  and wife feel so 6trongly when they say  "we" and mean the dual life which' is  yet one in mysterious' unity. The wed-  ' ding day reminiscences cling together  within that close drawn boundary, and  they lie in the daintily adjusted scales iu  ���������which we weigh life's values. The heart  asks, What have all these years brought  to me? These joys, these hopes so often  unrealized, these deep felt trials,-these  sometime discords, these intensities of  emotion, births, deaths, meetings and  partings���������what have they left me? Hap-  p? they who can say "left us."  Two aged people sitting, together, hand  in hand, recalling the past, make one 'of  the loveliest pictures which we see in our  intercourse with, men and ^woirien, and  . there are very, few <who,'������rc;caaining thus  united after, sharing the stress and strain  of < life's battle, will' riot'say fervently,  "Life is.'indeed worth living."   ������ '  ,  " What a harvest field'it has been!* How  every day in all these long years has contributed its portion to the weaving of the  great tapestry ��������� at which they worked  without seeing one design! "��������� Now, witb  ' its < face'turned toward them, they see  what it all means���������rich,',glowing color  where joy'and ardor and prosperity guided the,needle; spots of faded brightness  s, where tears had washed the weaver's material with such salt floods that it had'lost  ' all charm, yet now lending tender contrast to the sunshine paths. Yes, each  ���������was needed in its place, and nothing  would l have been perfect without tho  countervailing influence, of light upon  shade, of grief on too vivid joy.  , I do not  believe that any day in our  personal calendars has so much import at  the anniversary of our wedding day. Our  '   birthdays,are of feeble value in compari  son," and the heart does not then so qucs'  tion itself as,to what share .we have had  in the outcome of theyears.    Had I been  more j-ieldiug there, had I been more ten  der^at that critical time, had I been brav  er,  more true  to  my  convictions,  more  i   willing to bear temporary displeasure for"  future good���������how questions rush ,to  the  lips while the great roll unfolds itself ami  ywe see the past as we could not see thai  , present which can never be recalled!  But .where is there such a harvest as  comes'.from a long,-loving, wedded life?  Those  single detached  men  and  woin������n  ���������whom we know, reaching out after some  satisfying   verity-\to   fill   the   hunger   of  1   their   hearts���������sister's   children,   ait.   sci  ence.   public   charities���������look   so   pat.Vtir  when put in the balance with tho ileeplj  moving, intense emotion  of tho^e who^<  every word  and  act had a  reflex  action  upon another heart and soul and in whos?  influence and character lay the pns-.ibili  ties of good or evil lo a-nature indissolu  c bly united to its own.  What   autumn    festival   is    like   thai  which a devoted old couple keep togeth  er? 'Their vintage is over, but th? gond  wine  their   love   pressed   from   the   rich  grapes of their young lives warms tin it  veins    now,*   and    no    winter   can   chill  them.     Children   and   children's  children  call them by name, and no wind of povcr  ty.can rob them of their chief treasures,  There is something.most touching notice  able  in  the  self  satisfaction  shown   by  very aged people if they outlive the onii  nary  limit of united   lives.     The golden  anniversary of 50 years brings ort oven  a recurrence to some token of bridal or  nament, and if 60 years are allotted there  really  seems to  be  a  show- of   personal  pride, as if they were in themselves mori  torious so long to remain in happy unity,  an example to the young.  ' The  large  majority  of old  folk have,  alas, to abide alone after death has taken  the other half of their lives into the land  which no man can enter without his aid  Lonely they may look; set apart and sep  arate they must feel; maimed and halting  they must go on until the strong, teuder  hand of the releasing angel leads thorn  within the veil.    But to these also there  appertains an aftermath.    No arid place  can   come  into   hearts  that   have   been  nourished   by   faithful,   pure,    unselfish  love.    Tie who goes forth in the morning  for the abbreviated labor of his failing  strength   misses   the   audible   voice   of  blessing and the tender touch which sent  him cheerfully forward in happier days,  but he is not destitute of the influence of  what,  being once  his,  cannot ,be taken  from him.   The door docs not close without a gentle echo of the "voice that is  still"  being spiritually  heard,  and  "the  vanished hand" has left an imprint which  will always cling to him.    He ,is never  really alone in truth.    Love does not pass  out  and   away   from   lives  hallowed   by  fidelity and unceasing tenderness.    Lonely he is, but not alone.  And where many a white haired woman sits silent in the sunset hour'of her  wedding day, with the setting sun symbolizing her life in its bright, steadfast  radiance, you will ofte������ see an expression of peaceful serenity upon her face,  and it needs no interpreter to explain  that she is dwelling in close companionship with that which, though unseen by  others, is integrally a part of her very existence. She also knows that the essence of that happiness which made her  so proud of her titles of wife and mother  is unquenchable, and her sunset hour is  sustained by the harvest of her faithful  yonrs.  There seems a magnetism in these eloquent though fading lives which ought to  be an appeal to a higher and nobler estimate of married life. These sweet times  of later harvest have come not to the  querulous, the irritable, the selfish,' the  unreasonable. The married life which  has been spent in endeavor each to control and absorb the vital individuality of  the other leaves no sustaining power for  this soft after growth which is so priceless when strength fails and the hand  loses its cunning.���������New" York Post. -  SUCCE.SS.  Clean ins Lace.  A dressmaker, especially successful In  renovating laces, uses alcohol for'the  cleansing agent, washing them in it as if  it. were water. She cleans the most costly varieties in this way and says that it  is hotter, as it is certainly safer, than  nauhtha. - ' .  tt  THE MAN WITH THE ADZE."  f - ^  How the  Butcher's  Chopping: Block  I*  Kept  Smooth and Neat.  A constructive rather than a destructive force implied by the name is "the  man with the ndze.'Vwho Is'sometlmes  seen by early comers to the meat1 markets.  ' Most persons have doubtless observed the large blocks upon which butchers trim their steaks aud chops.'   The  top of the block is usually as^ smooth  ,.as glass, but the constant chopping of  meat "thereon   roughens   the. surface  eventually.   The general idea seems to  .be that  the butcher keeps his block  .smooth by merely sawing off tbe rough  section. Such, however, is not the case.  Specialism has even entered here.  ;The man who makes a business of  smoothing the butchers' blocks appears  at the meat markets early,lb the morning before the customers arrive.    He  rolls  the big  block  to  the sidewalk,  then mounts to the-top^of It, adze In  hand.    Bringing It down swiftly from  a vertical position above his bead, the  blade is made to pass'between his legs,r  skimming the surface of the block with  great dexterity.        -    '     '  ' At each stroke a thin layer of the  rough wood Is removed.   The operation  is continued* sufficiently to satisfy tbe  butcher's  requirements.    -Some'-three  hours are ordinarily consumed in the  operation, and at the end of that time  "the" man with the adze" finds himself  richer by $1.  - Photos That Would Pay-.  Everybody Is trying to make money  quickly nowadays, and photographers,  amateur and expert, form,.a goodly percentage of the total included In "everybody." Here are a few subjects that  would fetch very high prices: ^  . A house being struck by lightning.  We have photos of lightning flashes;  but no picture of-the kind which shows  a flash actually striking a house.      , ���������  Two trains in. collision.' Photos-of  wrecked trains are common .enough,  but a snap shot at.the very occurrence  of the smash remains unrecorded.  The crew'of'a lifeboat in the act of  rescuing the sailors of. a sinking ship  in a fierce storm.  A negative of an Atlantic liner batting with an ocean tempest. If you  could take a snap shot of this subject  from the deck of another liner it would  be worth a good sum.  A photograph <of a sprightly earth;  quake in Japan or some other country  which is troubled in this way. ,, It  would be well to hang up your camera  and make it work automatically, as  earthquakes are not to be played with.  Such a picture would be jumped at.  A Lay Suggestion.  On the last night of a series of "protracted meetings" in the Methodist  church of a little southern California  village the visiting evangelist was  making a special effort to obtain a  showing of anxious souls. He had  preached his best sermon and reached  an emotional fervor that he had seldom  equaled. But nobody responded to his  invitation. They sang a hymn, and  then tbe evangelist rose again and called upon the congregation to "enlist for  the service of the Lord."  A battle scarred, wooden legged veteran who had dropped into the back  seat watched tbe'proceedings with interest. For the third time the perspiring evangelist rose and asked, "Is  there no one willing to enlist in the  Lord's army?"  Then response came from the back  seat, "Draft 'em, parson; hang It, draft  At the foot of the Hill of Endeavor, J  u.  y/oung One, look upward and sea  The shine of the prize  That dazzles your eyes ,  VTIth the gleam of the glory to be.  Farrup in'the clouds like a beacon, ,  Its. lustre iIliimiDos the world.  And you  -Jtai t on  your way.  At the dawn of tlie day  With the flag of your  purpose unfurled.  '������'outh.  Hope  anl  -Am'iit'on  attend  you  And the line cf join- inarch is belrewn  , With  tije  rj^e< that -brine  Xou  the fragrauce, of Spring,  While  the  fu'M-.-.->  of  earth   seems  yon*  OWE'. .   ' '    --' > >  , i  Up the bteps of the ili'll of Endeavor  You battle an'l toil and keep Ou ,  c   '  For the glil ���������> -*.:ig prize  That .laiile* jniir eyes  At eve as it d'd 'm ihe dawn.    '  !!��������������� Lrlii'ance Is mwaye before yon,  Tn lighten the arduous way ,   '  That leads to Kneees".1  Through struggle anil'stress,   -  Anil-cr.Qwn you with laurel and bay.  Y   V ���������      *.  At the top of the 71 ii: of Kndea'vor.  Oh,-Old Oone, look downward and call  To  j hi* brave jir.r"   tho true  Who me fr.;ir>wfnc von.  Go-!-speed <aod t,vo<: cheer to them all..  ,   THEY WILLED $25,000,000-  People Who Died   in OniarioVi.t Tear-  Most Was Personalty.  "The report of t the Inspector of  Legal Offices, Mr. James Fleming,  just issued, " comments <on the fact  that the -income .of the Sheriffs ' has  been falling away for years ��������� past.   "  The statistical portion"'of .the report shows, that' 2,974 writs bf vaH-  ous kindsv, were served' by 'the Sheriffs, involving Si, 060,272, in the High-  .Court, $170,582 in the'County Court  and $48,646 in vihe Division Court",'  on debt or damages.     ..  _���������     ,   V_  u  The' returns ,of the local'' registrars,  deputy registrars, and, d.eputy clerks  show that the-number' -of writs" of  summons issued was 2,630,'while 309  actions were entered for trial'by jury  and 471 for trial'without jury. Judgments * were .entered" without trial in  539 cases, amounting to $661,419-  with ������19,416 costs.' ���������  , -The County Court Clerks' returns ���������  show that 1,948 writs of -summons  were issued, while 165 actions .were  entered for trial by jury and -246'  without- jury: Judgments were entered without trial in 597 cases, ��������� am--  ounting to , $154,142, with' Sll',802  costs.  The returns of the Surrogate Registrars showed 3.219 probates issued"  The wills proved and hitters of' administration or'guardianship 'issued  involved personalty to the value of*  $19,247,029;'and realty'to the value  of- J?6,330,870.', Of the,personalty 2i  wills were for sunisjabove $100,000  33 between $50,000 "and SlOO.OOo'  1,115 from $4 00 to 31,000, and 1,-  611' under $400.  H������r Funniest Experience.  Says Mary C. Williamson The  Montreal Witness:* I> met two ladies  one moonlight evening. Each of them  had a basket of gi;een corn. As they  looked very much excited, I asked  them what was the matter, but got  no answer from them at the moment. They sat down on an old log  and took off their sun hats and began to fan themselves. At last they  recovered their breath and began to  laugh, and told me that our neighbor gave thein leave to go to his  field and pick some corn. To take  a short 'cut home they came across  the fields, and they heard something  following them. They ran for all  they were worth, being too much  frightened to look, around to see  what it was until they came to tho  next field. Then they found out. It  was an old mare, which wanted some  of their corn. Now what these ladies imagined to be\ following them I  leave to others to judge, as'I questioned them about it but got no answer. I may say that shortly before  this little event a man committed  suicide "in the field they had crossed.  THE FLYING MACHINE.  It* limitations   and  Also   Its   Wide   ]*���������������*  j       ' sibilities.  We can already, calculate approximately the proportions, the strength  and .weight, the supporting efficiency^  the speed, and the powejr required for  a\ projected ^flying, machine,-',so as to  judge of the practicability of a design. ' Indeed, the mathematics of  the\subject have been so ,far evolved  that engineering'computations rnay  eventually replace vague speculation  m the domain "of aerial navigation.  But after the problem has been  worked out to a mechanical success,  the commercial uses" of aerial apparatus will.be, small'. The limitations of , the balloon, have'"already  been - mentioned; such craft will be  slow, frail, and1 very costly. We'ar������  now, sufficiently advanced in the design*^ of flying'xnachines. to perceive  some" of their limitations. They, will  be comparatively small cand cranky,  require much power," carry little extra weight, and depend for their  effective speed, on each journey, whether they go, against the ��������� wind or  with it, so (that Chey cannot compete  with existing 'modes of transportation in cheapness or in carrying .capacity. It is true that, high speeds  may' be attained, _and this may serve  in war, in exploration, and 'in .sport;  but the loads,,will be very small, and  the expenses will be great.  But flying machines will develop  new-, uses of their own: and. as mankind has '..always been-benefited by  the , introduction of. new and faster  niodes^ of * transportation, we may  hope that. successful aerial n iviga-  tion, will spread .civilization, .knit the,  -nations-closer together, Wk'o all regions^ accessible, - ana ' perhaps so,  equalize^ the hazards of" war; j as to  abolish'"it altogether, thus bringing  about, the predicted '^era of universal  peace and' goodwill.���������Cassier's Maga-  ������ine.      '" ,.(* -    .'.    .'���������,'- r < '���������'  THE FAROE ISLANDS.'  LIST OF AMUSING'BOOKS-  em  i������������  Nntnre'n   Crowning:   Worlr.  As for the woman, she found the  chief wonders of creation not in the  culminating vertebrate, but in the lowest orders of life.  ."The jellyfish, for Instance!" exclaimed tbe woman. "How was It ever got  to jell so beautifully?" :    f  Now,-the others thought they could  understand her awe, although none or  them, as it transpired, had ever put.up  any preserves.  ��������� -    ��������� -  Awful Affliction.  Junior Partner���������I received a na*e  from our bookkeeper this morning saying that be wouldn't be able to come to  work for several days.  Senior Partner���������What's the matter  with the man?  Junior Partner���������His wife has been  cutting his hair.  Tbe Case.  "Gentlemen of the jury," cried t&3  council for the defendant, "if there ever was a case which in any case mu3t  be carefully compared with other casss  this case is that case."  "Which case?" asked the puzzled  "Judge. .     .     . -   A Dreadful Disappointment.  "My dear," said Mr. Wagge, "as I  came by Mrs. Gazzam's house just  now I saw Mrs. Gazzam in the parlor kissing some one who was not���������  er���������was not Mr. Gazzam."  "Oh, Henry!" gasped Mrs. Wagge.  "Are you sure? Well, did you ever?  Oh, my! But I've always suspected  Mrs. Gazzam. She's much too sanctimonious, you know. Kissing���������why,  I must call up Mrs. Jorkins on the  .telephone and tell her all about it.  Kissing a ��������� I don't suppose you  could see who it was, Henry?"  .'"'���������'Yes,*' said Mr. Wagge, "I could,  quite distinctly.",... '   ,  "You could? Oh, Henry, who was  it?    Anybody we know?"  "Oh, yes. It was Mrs. Gazzam's  mother.?.'  '"You���������brute !"__/���������..   Not His Heart.  "The doctor tells Archie Pneer he has  the tobacco.heart."-' '  "I don't believe it. He never gave anybody a cigar in his life."���������Chicago Tribune. !     ���������������������������'."���������       ���������    ..  For Decency-'* Sate.  "Murdstone, lend me $150, will you?"  "What for, old fellow?"  "I want to pay. my wife's funeral expenses."  "Certainly.":  (Writes check for the amount and  hands it over.)  .  "Sorry to hear of your wife's death,  Gagson.   When did she die?"  "About a year and a half ago. The  young woman I'm to marry tomorrow  says that bill has got to be paid first.  Ever so much obliged to you^ Muxd-  Etone."--Chicago Tribune.  Funny Books Selected and Recommended  ' r I     , ' h  to Librarians for J^ibrarieK.  i ' . "��������� < i  To meet the request often preferred to- librarians for a list of amusing booksrvfor invalids "and workers  who. .read. ' for relaxation only, Tlio  London Library' World suggest ., the  following, selection. It will/at least  serve"������as aYb'asis for the collection of  up-to-date funny'books 4_ arid is , - in  harmony with the season: -**"''������  A'deler'��������� Elbow*Hoom,���������Oiit of the  "Hurly-Burly,   Random  Shots. ' i  Alden ��������� Among the Freaks, Told  by tho  Colonel. ,    , .'. ��������� r  "Allen (F. M".) ��������� From,the     Green  .Bag. '   .       .���������"��������� -   ���������-    /       ;,-  ., ,7  . Andom' ��������� We /Three and Troddles,  Martha and'I.      ,        t     -,'_'>_     ,  _   Antsey ��������� Blackv  , Poodle/    Tinted  Venus,  Vice Versa. .?,���������'.,  Bradley ��������� Verdant Green.  Bumaucl ��������� Real Adyentures .of,  Robinson Crusoe. , -  Cockton ��������� Valentine Vox.  Baudet ��������� Tartarin of' .Tarasco'n,  Tartarin  on the  Alps. '       "     '  Dickens ���������r Pickwick Papers.  Drury ���������^Bearers of the1 Burden.  Ilabbcrton -- Helen's Babies, Other  People's  Children.  Jacobs ��������� Many Cargoes, Master  bf , Craft,' Sea , Urchins, , Skipper's  Wooing.  Jerome ��������� Three 'Men in a Boat.  .   Jerrold���������Caudle  Lectures.  Marsh ��������� Amusement Only.  Pain ��������� In a Canadian  Canoe.  Shannon ��������� The Mess Deck.'   >  Smollett ��������� Humphrey Clinker.  Sterne ��������� Tristram Shandy.-  Thackeray ��������� Yellowplush Papers.  Twain ��������� Huckleberry Finn, Torn  Sawyer.  Zangwill ���������  Celibates'   Club.  Mr.  Herbert Speoccr.  Mr. Herbert Spencer, the philosopher, has turned not"long ago his  82nd year. For some time he,,has  been seldom seen in his old haunts  at the Athenaeum Club, London. Being more or less of an invalid, he  lives a retired life at Brighton. His  occasional 'visits to the theatre have  also practically ceased, though he enjoyed a comic opera. Equally abandoned by Spencer are now the prolonged games at billiards, at which,  says an exchange, he was an adept,  and rather proud of his skill. On  one occasion, however, at the Athenaeum Club, Herbert Spencer found  his master in a very young man, who  beat him thoroughly. When his defeat was to be no longer disguised,  the philosopher leaned on his cue  and delivered the following speech to  his fortunate antagonist: "A certain proficiency in this game is possibly a desirable accomplishment,  but the extraordinary < ability, sir,  you have just displayed can only be  the fruit of a misspent youth,"  which shows that even a Herbert  Spencer has read a little every day  philosophy now and then to enable  kirn to live his life.  A Significant Word.  "I think," said the gentleman, with the  unworldly expression, "that you daughter is now sufficiently advanced to take  up the subject of harmony."  "Excuse me," said Senator Sorghum  rather distantly, "but I must remind you  that you are employed to teach my  daughter music, not politics."���������Washington Star. .,������������������������������������  The Hard JLife of tbe Hymn-Singing; Fish- '  ermen���������Excellent Description of r  Mr. Consul Villiers.  Mr. Consul Villiers writesf an interesting     report' to  the Foreign  Office  -on the Faroe'Islands,T which, he, says,  ido  not     deserve  to  remain so ,much  beyond   the orange, of  those  who  tra-l  vel,    either    for, pleasure     or, profit.  ���������They may, he points'out, be reached  from   Leith   within 'forty-eight   hours '  by the Danish  Royal  Mail'steamers, ���������-  and   will, well  repay  a visit,/though  we gather     that'' , hotel accommoda- '  'tion .   is  '' still to be provided.     Mr.y  Villiers, gives ' the   following' picture}  among, others,  of'fishing, life on'the  islands":   .,"It rhust    ''not be assumed  that because the Faroe Islands  does  not cultivate , , much land or,'attend,  much to     the raising  of stock he is  unemployed,      the sea is his,harvest'  field.    Active he'may be on land, but  the  water'     is ' his  element,  and   the. ���������  products of the water arc his'sources '  of wealth.     It  is  as fisherman rand  bird catcher'-thatfhe excels.    It is an  endless pleasure-to  watch him',  whether  he  be'handling  the par  or   the  rudder, "cleaving' now and again with! -  .the i former a^ breaker  surging off his  rockbound coast.and  threatening  -to    ,,<></  swamp his boat,  or "easing the' latter ,     ,J  as  a���������,blast ',  of "wind"  fills  his  little  brown   sail  as 4if'intending  to     capsize his'-craft in'   .the','mist of turbulent ,eddies/     where'currents* face at  nearly, ten   knots, an "hour,   or   -wKe- ,  rther'he^be hanging-.in. midair on, thes  face , "all a. i howling   cliff,   sky y^abqve''    ��������� ..  'and*-surf below,  with myriads of' an-'l ;   /  ;gry, and, bewildered'sea" fowl ^'flying   "'_   v  around him,' forming,'as  it rwere,", a Jt '  . ->- l, i-��������� L__l     "1 l_ i*ii e"  \  living. -' snows'torni> >_ while he ��������� deftly  catches them1'in* KiS'fowlihg net ,T,or -\,'f  removes-their eggs; fromy their nest-; "'.-p  mg' places. < ��������� 'His -- prowess'must;be '- -V.  witnessed' to "be'.crodited.'.' 'The 'risk ~\ 'i\  is great, his. life precarious; a village \- < *|  is now and r again deprived-by one.  storm of its Jen tire'4 adult male pdp-j  ulation. . 1 f/\. J *. . \ .' ,' - " ,<  "If successful, what is his ^reward?'  A humble ' livelitiobd. > 7< Singing <**,, a ,  hymn,1 tlie 'Faroe fisherman'leaves,\, U  his1,harbor'with .a few companions, in. " r,-a  a slender,* lightly,1 built, boat' of, an  ancient   and./recognized   model,' * con- '  ~ structed   to   behave' .well' in 'a'rough <���������  sea rather-than for any' comfort", and '  capable "pf seating four,1 six"or_,eight',  and   sometimes   ten -men. t-.llis;, boat  is  provided   with  oars, "with a" m'ast^  and    sail  '  for'.use "shouldr the1 wind'  prove favorable;   a ��������������� water  keg and ' a * *;~Jt'ol  few   'provisions,''^-* He.'is  dressed" in'   /.' (1  woolen garments, usually^'home-made. ", J 'M  "and 'in .stormy^"7 weather  he dons, a'   < ,/I  Csuit'of   oilskinsT ^His" gean consists/,"���������(������  of", some"   -?long'Jines.^r usually  six/,'  J.W  .These rare ' about* hundred-feet'long,;-,'/,Tl|  and'- attached _ at ..intervals'. are shorti/ ^ -,'1  lines  with ��������������������������� hooks /for*, baUt.     As , bait,XM  'he.yu'ses   small4 coalfishM .mussels,.'- or ]]!  .-pieces of bird flesh:     With these lines  lie catches cod, coalfish,,halibut, her-,--  ring  and   plaice;   frequently ' catching  Oh Beftftp Anthorlty.  "You c*> looirit^ handsome tonight.  Miss Flit'e/' Bagster remarked in the  pauses of the Jance. '    .������������������ ���������  "So Mr. Smythe told me in few minutes ago."  Bagster (only remembering that  Smythe is his hated rival)���������-Well, yon  wouldn't believe anything that chump  eaid, would you?-���������Philadelphia Times..  enormous specimens. In fair> weather he' "will 'go out, to'thco fishing-  banks many miles,from land.  "Even  -on    his   successful   return^  heralded  by  the singing again ofJiis  ���������favorite hymn as he enters port, ,his  labors are not ended, for even if wet  and  tired  he  must  immediately     cut  'open,   behead,   clean,   and  deliver  his  fish to a merchant,  who weighs them  and  deposits  them salted  in his ' cellar.      The  principal   industry  is     the  treatment of split cod.    These/ after  salting,   require   to   be   washed <   and  sun  dried     on     the  rocks,   a. lengthy  process,  engaging  many  women    ana  children,   during the summer months.  Most of these split cod are'exported  to Italy  and  Spain,   the  market    for  them varying according to their size.  Fish  are  also  taken   by nets as well  as  by lines.    Besides the open boats,  there     are     now  nearly  one hundred  decked  boats employed,  and 'the fishing industry is being thus, developed.  These are mostly  old  English boats,  and     are   bought  cheaply,   especially  now  that  the  steam trawler has  begun  to  replace "their  use.     Although  the'    foreign     trawlers,       with  their  broad sweeping nets,  frequently visit  the  distant  fishing  banks,   and     successfully   carry   to   the ' United  Kingdom  and   to   the  continent holds  full  of  profitable  fresh  fish,  no  Faroe Islander      has     as  yet     acquired  one.  Trawling     is.     not   permitted  within  three miles  of the shore,  that is    to  say,   inside   territorial   waters.     Further,  the presence  in  these waters  of  fishing  vessels   with  trawl  on board,  although  not engaged  in  fishing,     is  not  allowed,   except  in  certain specified   circumstances,   according  to  law  which went into force on 'February 1,  1809."',:-. .: ���������-,'._,   ���������    //// ' ;;���������-. :/'/>���������//  Board   and   lodging  are  to  be had  in  the" houses of the loca.l clergy and  merchants at 3s  6d  a day���������-"amost  reasonable     amount considering    the  comfort,       cleanliness,   and  food     included.     The      prevalence of fog and  mist,  even      when  it  is  not  actually  raining,  makes life 'in a tent uncomfortable.    The visitor must expect to"  live   principally   on   fish,   eggs,   milk,  and     poultry,       occasionally  getting  meat, fresh mutton that is good and  beef .that    is very poor/    Vegetables  and fruit     can  be purchased  in. tins,  as   well     as   'y ordinary '.-groceries."���������  London  Standard. ,  An  Important Feature.  "Well." said one tourist, "the great exhibition in Paris is over at last."  "Yes," answered, the other:   "all of it  except   Count  Castellane."���������Washington]  Star.' ..... ��������� -���������   ���������" . '  ��������� ��������� ���������������������������.' ���������:;'��������� ������������������  Reward of Merit.  Nellie���������Gracious; How'rib'you manage'  to knit so much in so:short;a limeV  Ninette���������Every time I do ten rows I  give myself a chocoiate cream.���������Chicago  Trihuna,  t  a  v  -;:TT"-r-<lTr rnr-T?-..-.-- ;-:t .-  i.inmmiiMUHT li!  < d  y  w  )  JAS. GUTHRIE, R.S.A.  THE LEADER  OF THE FAMOUS GLASGOW SCHOOL OF   PAINTING-  &  >  .TheTrtie Account of  Its   Rise Told in ������n  ',    Interview With   Its  rounder���������A UoC.y  of  Young;    Artists   Who,   Broke'   Away  ��������� "From 'Trsulit ion��������� Helped  by   IJiiibizon  and Dutch vM ode's. .    '  ,- '���������  ^    ,    Wandering     one v day through      the  magnificent art galleries of the Glas-  1 gow  Exhibition,  I feasted  my     eyes  i   -yon the treasures-that had been gath-  -    ered together from , the     magnificent'  i  "private collections-of Scotland     and  * the provinces, says a writer in Lon-  ,   don Blacky and  White!'It, was  before  - - the formal opening by the Duchess 73of'  Fife,'and though the pictures      wefe  .  practically  all hung,   there  still     re-  , '   mained a touch of disorder and con-  , fusion,  which added not a little    to  the delight  of being present.    IfWas  .not the-only    , spectator,'of the'preparations.   'A'trim and almost-dap-  ,'per little figure could be seen in     the  -" ' Butch .and Barbizoii room, critically  surveying- the array.,of pictures,,' and  *" occasionally     suggesting to a workman a change in  the hanging.   , As  <������������������ "he stood there,' with his coat on his  arm arid    a      keen, < ������hard .little face  which betokened  scholarship's ,well  .,as artistic! feeling;'I had, little tlifii-  '    culty  in recognizing. James  Guthrie,  ', r'the * leader   of "a ^school  of  landscape  '\   and   "-portrait painting    which    has  'v'_-������made ,thername of Glasgow    famous'  ,,   throughout the whole-world of art.  ' '.' < The history >of the school has been  '-'written,''"  but' curiosity  is, a   ; head-  ( strong mistress/and I-was deternnn-  ��������� e" ed i'd' obtain 'some '   further, informa-  .tion.,^     .".,',���������, ���������'  '. "This 'is^a'*fine  collection'of-  pic-  V  - tures -which you have 'got together,"  u I'remarked!''-'\     '". -' - , <. V -  ���������J-    ''1,5question,4''  replied��������� Mr.  Guthrie,  '   "whether therehas becn'a finer���������even  :.viii France.";--    .,-',- "*-;.  "���������/; / "How" is* it-that you have so many  '������ of these Dutch aiid Barbizon pictures  T\ ;byvMauve, Josef Israels, .the Marises,  ,e Millet; Corot and'   Monticelli so    far  ���������^"north* as Glasgow?"    ,    ~      ',,[-,[    ,  ,,//;, "They came," he Hsaid,'s"through,'a'  \ dealer whcPhad a remarkable   'taste  v< for; whati.is good in art.",r'     ,    ,',    -  ,  '    '.'I, have.^heard,",   I'said," "af story,  "^  which perhaps you  can ^confirm,     to  Jthe effect  that <it! was  a Mr.   Craibe  weak. , It is also, by >the way," h'i  added, "well to remember that some  of us saw such'1 pictures as these when  we were studying in France."  r"Are Ahere any younger inen corning along to maintain the"' high  standard you, have set?"  "Yes," he said, "but they are not  known even ' in their native town.  Thus at this exhibition we wished to  have a painting by a'very clever  young artist named Morley. 'Who is  Morley?' 'said the, . committee We,  who knew, admired his work immensely, but his own town required  to   be toldc of his' existence."  . -     . >  ���������--Great Worker* Sleep Little. ,  ;  Some of,  the greatest workers    of  our  day have  done  with  much <l less  than eight hours of sleep.   Dr. ^ James  Legge,     Professor    of Chinese in -the  .University of Oxford, who-has recently died at the'age of 82,, was,  it is  said, in the habit of rising at 3 a. m.  'and allowing himself only 'five hours  of   sleep.,    Brunei,   the   famous     engineer,,   for- considerable " part   of  his  life  worked  nearly  twenty hours     a  day.,    Sir    George, A.  Elliott, "afterward Lord Heathfield, *' who  was     in  command throughout* the great siege  of Gibraltar, which lasted A our years,  never during'all that time slept, more  than "four  hours'out of ther twenty-  four.       He,    lived to the age'of 84.  "As I get  old,"  said Humboldt,   "I  want     more      sleep���������four    hours ' at  least.     When I was young two hours  of sleepx.were quite,enough'for me."  On " Professor  /Max.Muller hinting  that' i he, found '.this  a hard  saying  Humboldt'"said:   "It. is  quite a'mistake,    -though      it '    is  very   widely'  spread, -that we want seven. or eight  hours.of^ sleep:     When I',was-    your-  , age<,IVsimply lay-down on'the-sofa,  turned, down my lamp and-after two  hours' sleep I, was,as fresh- as'ever."  He lived to be 89. " These examples  are, to -use"the' consecrated phrase of  the ihagiographers",   more  for" admiration      than for imitation,*, but they  serve to^ show that longevity and a  small- allowance" of sleep are not  in  all cases incompatible.'���������British Medical Journal.     * -  ���������>*        - 'i '  A CANCELLED STAMP.  !!*������������������  JAMES GTJTHKIE,  R.S.A.  '   Angus who brought these pictares   to  Glasgow,  and, that he took, them off  . the hands  of   " another' dealer,    vwho  -. could not sell them in London."  "There-may  be something in what  you say,"  he replied.  "I have* also  heard,"   Iwent     on,  . "that these    pictures  of     the Dutch  -and    Barbizon    school   chave had    a  -great deal   of  influence upon the  artists who form tho Glasgow school of  painting."  "The   so-called   Glasgow  school   of  painting,"     he said,  "certainly    was  greatly helped by the opportunity  of  seeing     these     pictures,     but     there  would have  been no  Glasgow school  if there had  been no men to   paint.  . Some one interrupted, at this    moment,     and      I  w.\s  about    to leave  when, with a wave of the hand:  -"Mr.     Walton,"    said Mr. Guthrie,  '   "this    gentleman     has been     asking  about the so-called Glasgow school of  ' painting, and suggesting that its rise  was due very     largely to the opportunity we had of seeing these Dutch  and  Barbi/on  pictures  here  at     private galleries  and at a  dealer     like  Craibe Angus."  "He is right," said Mr. Walton,  "to a certain extent, but should, at  the fame time, remember that the  half-dozen or so of us who banded  together were good men who could  paint, and that we were not mere  imitators."   ,.-..  " "Had   you   any, definite   creed,"    1  asked, ! 'such as    the    Pre-ltaphaelite  brotherhood       formulated      in      the  /Germ/'.-..;      /''.:',, ..'. ,'.:..".'''���������  "We. met tog-ether and criticized  each other and discussed art," he  said, "arid we were ]ike the P. Ft. B.  in so far as we were a ^ocly of young  artists working out our own methods  and breaking away from tradition."  "I suppose," I ventured, "that if  you had had a. creed, it would have  been more as to color than as to  form?" In answer to his look of  ���������question,."I mean, the Glasgow artists are; more distinct from others  owing to their color than to their  form; in fact, some think their drawing their weak point."  Mr. Walton turned to a sketch in  oils by Millet.  "Some-might:say,"'he said, "that  the drawing in this was weak, but  from the painter's point of view the  drawing here is perfect and absolutely satisfactory.     Our drawing is not  .Dr.Itainsford's Epithet. <  ;That   very '  eminent    '"pastor and  'preacher, once -'; ours,* Dr. .Rainsford,  nas created ,a sensation' by-prefixinff  , an epithet to, /'rot."   .Two or three  generations Iback  to: the prefix     was  the habitual garnish of,,every'    Eng-^  lish. -gentlemen's ---ydiscourse.     Lord  .Melbourne   "constantly,   used it.   It  cost' , him a* great effort of self*   restraint  to refrain from using" it,  in-"  deed it was said that he did not. in-  - variably succeed in < refraining,'   even  ^in his' conversation with the Queen.7  There'.was  a^Royal "Duke to    whose  .lips, it was so"familiar.'that hejused-  to' insert "it  in repeating what -t had  been said - to him' by  other , persons;'  "the,; Archbishop '   ot  Canterbury/for  instance, :or-Queen" Adelaide.'   He was  sent to consult      the Archbish'op < of  Canterbury"     about 'an  ecclesiastical  bill,      and, on    his     return   told his  friends that .the'"Archbishop had -replied  that  he   "would "be  prefixed  if  he would have anything to  do  with  it."     It  may be gratifying to know  that   the   expression   "don't-care    a  'dam' "   (not  "damn")  may be used  without     profanity.    It came    from  British India,  where the '.'dam" was  a small  copper coin,  going forty to  the rupee.    But care should be taken  in   pronunciation  not   to   sound    the  "n."���������Bystander in Weekly Sun.  Story   of an   Adventure   That   In  terests Everybody.   -  Here Is the tale of a cancelled stamp]  I'm a stamp-���������  - A' postage stamp���������  A two-center;  Don't  want to  brag, r  But I never was , r  Licked .    '  Except once���������  . By a gentleman, too.  '  He put me on'  To a good thing.  It   was ��������� an  envelope,  Perfumed,   pink,   squarj. /  I've been stuck, on 0  Tliat' envelope .(' -  Ever since. - ^  He dropped its���������   , ������������������ <, '  The envelope and me���������  Through a slot into' a dark box;,  But we were .rescued ������������������' '  By a mail-clerk���������  More's the pity!  He hit me an awful  Smash' with a hammer;     , , ���������  It  left my face  Black and (blue,,  Then I went on a long'  Journey , < ' <  Of two day's.  And when we arrived���������  The pink envelope and  We were presented  To a perfect love  OX a girl ,      "    , \  With a stunningest pair,  Of blue eyes'   , < ,        1' ,,  ,  That evor^blinked/ > \\, <,   ,  Say, she's a dream!  , Well, she'rnutilatcd  The pink envelope.  And,tore-one corner'  ''    ^\  -Of me off   ������<' ������������������ \    , / , 1  ;With<?a hairpin/' ���������','*'  -Then she read what '.' ���������  Was inside      ^ >  The pinknenvelope/,1 .-v    > ���������  I never saw a girl blush!s  So "beautifully.       .,-    .       >  I would be stuck    -       ,    ���������  On her���������if-1 could.      - ' >  Then she placed^,1'  -    1.     ���������  ,rrhe  writing ,back   ,   /    '-" <,  In the pink'envelope;   -    >  Then she kissed, me. r>'.  , Oh, you little gpdletsl '  ,   Pier lips were ripe  As  cherries-'   ,:-- ^  \r And warm,   A  t,   ;  ,As the summer sun.  s We���������     "' '       '   ,    -  The pink envelope and me������������������  Are now , _   -  r_. 'Nestling .snugly  Vln her bosom. .'        . ���������  ��������� We rcari* hearr '���������, ' , '  Her" heart throb."  ">��������� AVhen i t' go es fastest.  She 'takes us ',out    .   ' r  'And kisses me',, ������ ">'  ''.Ohl-say.^.V   :^\: ;   ^  /This, is \ great I, -   -      -*,,,1  I'm' glad Ifm a stamp^- "  A'.''two-center.      !.,  A  KNOT AND A STRING.  are  ' Remains of an Ancient People.  The      archaeological    remains  found in the light and *andy valleys  and' hillsides.     The wind is  continually shifting this dry sand from place  to place.    For 'this reason no definite  age can be assigned to the specimens  secured.     It is certain,  judging from  the complete .absence of European objects  at  many  of  the  localities     explored,   that   the  remains 1 found     at  these places      antedate contact with  the whites?    A large number of them  must  carry us back  several hundred  years.     The      modern   Indians make  small arrow points and disclaim the  large kind found in excavations. The  work undoubtedly proves  that these  ancient people and those now inhabiting this region were practically the  same.���������Science.  The X,ate Archie ISremner.   "  The death of Archie Bre'mner   jviil  be sincerely regretted; by- every ^newspaper, man ,, in'Canada who.nad the  privilege of knowing him.    Mr. Brcm-  ner  was one  of the cleverest writers  and   one   of  the' best  all-round  journalists   Canada    has produced.     His  humor    s was '   of that 'quiet' quality  which never grows stale; 'his general  knowledge was wonderfully wide and  correct;      his     descriptive  work  was  racy  and      entertaining, 'and -at the  same time     correct; and his heavier  articles  were  of'the first  order.     He  was     a     whole-souled,, genial,     companionable man,      who made friends  wherever'he went; he was always the  life  and      soul 'of any  cbmpany     he,  found himself in, and he was  one 01  those rare conversationists who never tired   those  who  listened  to  him.  He  was generous  and his friendship  was warm     and loyal.     He was the  enemy of conventionality,      pretence,  hypocrisy and fraud, and never failed  to give these     a solid rap when1 opportunity     offered.    As a newspaper  man he stood in the-front rank, and  his  influence upon  the press  of  Canada will be felt for many \ears     to  come.      ' God rest thee, Archie;    thy  friends will miss thee sadly.���������Hamilton Spectator.  An Abaienf minded-Man and an Equally Abseatminded Woman.  They were seated very near one another on ��������� a sofa and had got past the  stage of sinall talk, seeming content to  beam at each other, saying no word., The  weather was very warm indeed, and the  man reached in his pocket for ,his handkerchief in order to wipe his brow.  As he pulled the handkerchief out the  kirl noticed that it had a large knot tied  in,one of its corners.  "You absentminded man!" she said  suddenly. "What is the meaning of that  knot in your handkerchief?"  He flushed , hotly. "I don't' think I-  ought,to tell you," said he. "It might  be, fatal." \    '  "You. foolish thing, Charlie! I don't  care if, you did forget to bring^me that  picture you promised me last time you  were here. Confess, sir.' 'Twere better  for you."  "No," he replied. "It ,wasn't for the  picture. I forgot to tie the knot in for  that. It was something else."  ' "1 insist ou'^koowing," said she. "Was  It something about that-Miss���������oh, what's  ''her name?"'  ��������� "You know Lucile Edgerton's name  very well. It, was not with reference to  Miss Edgerton nor to Miss Heightley either." ,       '     ���������  "WTeIl. what was it, then.' stupid?  You  'probablyhave forgotten what your memory knot--is about.   Now, haven't you?"  "No, I haven't." ��������� ,-     ,  f'Well?" , >  ��������� , ' X      ' '  "Confound it, Gladys/ I< don't( want -to  tell."   '        .   . ,   :;   ; t   ,.   >* ��������� ,  "   "Charles HenryGuelph", proceed.", ,  *;Wel!, Veil��������� 0h.*-darn it, it was to  remind me to propose to you tonight!"  "And'you'-forgot?" she said, with a  twinkle in her eyes and a suspicion of$a-  dimple.       ���������   '; ' ' *   '       "       '���������������������������������'"  -   "No-o-o,V, he faltered/   "Oh,:no."   Just  then  he. caught, sight of a  Bit. of<���������, tiny,  ribbon on -her first finger���������delicate, blue'  ribbon. ;, "What is that "ribbon >ony your  "finger?"^ said   he, r,with^ no   special   sequence.    ;<..,���������', ^   -,"���������  r  "Stupid, thatyvnns to remind me to ae-"  cept.you, dear."' i    ������������������*- ������, ,      -   t . "-*   -v< - '  '^The only sequel tovthis is .the explanation'that .the man had "notj brought home  a bundle of important^ papers from the  office and? that the'girl had forgotten, to  order the-fruit for breakfast: but, still,  these r were,_ mete   details.           -t   /  THE CYfNMC.Y  In every married couple one hae the  other bluffed.  Whatrthe world really needs is an eler-  enth commandment���������thou shalt not go������-  nip. *   '  When a man and 'woman begin to tell  each other the truth, their love affair iv  coming to an end. ,'  When  a  man sees a  sign on a, door ,'  reading,   "Keep   oat���������this   means   you,"  he thinks it, refers uto other "people ��������� who,  are bores. " <      ,, r  While you  are  wondering  why  your  neighbor doesn't get along better on his"  income,   he is  wondering/what yen do  with your money. * -,   , ,  , Death is a great wit.    fn going ;tround  making his" selections he takes care; not ,f  to disturb those who are a heavy, burden-  on tbe backs of others.' fJ      ,-, ��������� *.  BRAKES AND COUPLINGS.    1  ������f Y  ^___ '  ~~ J- 1 '  The city of Pittsburg has assumed coo*  trol of three of its street car lines mid expects soon to take possession of the re-'  niaining lines, when it is intended to ad- .,  vertise for proposals to' convert!them to  the electrical system.   '        ; \ v,j ������--. . "*'  , The Lancet'pronounces the present un������,  derground 6team tiains in  Loudon "ex- ,"  ceedingly dirty."    All attempts at ven-"  tnation   have' failed,  and   thi" proposed  Kobiftitution of electric traction seem* tho ^  only,remedy. ,      ' -       --"       - >.  The Prussian minister forrailways has1  expressed  his great surprise 'at the' restricted  employ ment , of   women,in  tho,  railway, service,   especially * as   booking  clerks, for the sale of ��������� tickets, etc., "nn(2k.;  has ordered that they, are to' be engaged >  more extensively.       ^ .." ���������    ' f/  'j,p\\  ';  ���������4-1-  -^'"ll  ')  >'>;-i'  X<~������r:  TIPS TO THE COOK.  Iii'Cffest Tin Sfine.  There is a great mining boom now  on in Tasmania. Up until 1872 the  minerals were not thought to amount  to much, but in that year tin mines  were opened on Mount Bischoff, in  the northwestern part of the island,  and these have proved to be the  largest tin mines in the world. They  paid their first dividend in 1878, and  since then have been paying regularly, having distributed in dividends  more than $8,000,000. The total  exports of minerals now amount to  $5,000,000 annually, and there are  about 6,000 men at work in the  mines. Not only tin, but also gold,  silver, copper>. iron and coal are  taken out, as well as small amounts  of other metals.  Xarsest City in the Worid.  The population of the outer ring  of suburbs of London is 2,042,750,  as against 1,405,489 in 1891, 950,-  95.7 in 1881, and 631,831 in 1871.  The total1 population of Greater London, including the outer ring of suburbs, is now 6.578.784.  Alvrnyn Knew It.  .  "Thppphr.at'us-doesn't seem to take any  interest in/polities, does he?"  "No;   he   wants   to   be   fixed   so   that  whichever way  the election goes be can  -say he felt sure it would come out that  way."���������Indianapolis Journal.  Wellington's Cook.  Wellington's     personal      taste  and  habits like those of- most great men,  were very simple.     He cared not for  show or pomp of any kind.    Instead  of  building a   counterpart to     Blenheim, for which money had been voted,  he  bought and improved Strath-  field.saye,   a  common   country  gentleman's house.    In his diet he was very  abstemious,    even to the injury,     it  appears,     of      his      health.     He,   of  course,  kept a first-rate French cook  for his      guests.       The cook,  it was  said,  one day suddenly resigned. Tho  Duke, in astonishment, asked the reason. .   ' 'Was  his  salary  insufficient?"  "No,   my  salary    is  very  handsome.  But I: amy not   appreciated.     I  cook,  your  dinner myself,   a dinner fit for  a King.    You say nothing.    I go out  and  leave     the  under cook  to  cook  your dinner.    He gives you a dinner  fit tor  a pig.   ', You say nothing/   I  am not appreciated.     I must go."���������  Goldwin Smith.  A Wise Foreihonernt.  "If we will all pull together, brethren,"  said the pastor of a v-hurch which was in  Jnancial-distress.- "we can do something."  Thereupon the wealthiest man in the  congregation ��������� hastily; drew his leg in out  of the aisle.r-Detroit Free Press.  A bracked-egg'will boil perfectly well  if 'wrapped in grfeased paper 'tied with a  string and put into boiling water.    1^>    .  When boiling fish,, add an onion to'the  "water and sweet herbs tied in a piece of  muslin. .This,is a^French cook's suggestion and;Very tasty. -. -c ; ������_  .< -,"    %   ,  A newUdea- in! serving poached eggs is  to pour browned1 butter over .the*toast  before putting,the eggs on it and^then1  sprinkling the-whole with finely chopped  pickie.   i . \: ./" . v ,;;.  ^ The Italian waX of ^serving salmon, is  to place the boiled fish^oaa platter bordered with macaroni. .Over this pour a  tomato,, sauce, and sprinkle-grated cheese  over the whole. . - ��������� ���������!  The' yolk of a hard boiled egg mixed  with 'cheese and beaten to a soft paste  makes an 'appetizing filling for sandwiches to be served at Sunday or midnight sappers. ' * ���������    _,, '  To make successful gravies only just  enough fat to take, up a heaping table-  spoonful of flour should be reserved. The  rest should be poured off. Add the flour  to the hot fat without stirring first in  cold water. The starch cells burst more^  speedily in this way.   .    -  A nice way to use up remnants of meat-  is to scramble it. Chop it, and to .two  cups of it add two tablespoonfuls of  broth or hot water. Add a piece of butter the size of a small" egg and heat.  Break in three eggs,, stir till cooked, then  season with salt aKd.p'epper."  Two Japanese Festivals.  In Japan the little girls hold high festival on March 3 every year and the boys  on May 5. -On, the girls' day the doll-  shops of Tokyo.! Kioto and other large  cities are gayly decked out with what are  called, "O Hina Sama"���������tiny models of  people and things, and the whole Japa-  neces court in miniature.  On the boys' day, which is sacred to  Hachiman, the god of war, all the houses  are decorated with gigantic paper carps,  floating in the air from poles, after the  manner of flags���������one carp for every sou  that has been born to the family during  the last twelvemonth.  This display signifies that as the carp  swims up the river' against the current  so will the sturdy boy overcome all obstacles, rising to fame and fortune.  Settled  ller Donbla.  At a certain fete in the north of England there was a captive balloon which,  on payment of a shilling, you could get in  and have a view of the surrounding country.  Nervous Lady fabout to enter car of the  balloon, to attendant)���������1 say, my man, is  there any danger of this balloon bursting? ���������/:,:/ -,- ���������.������������������:-.    ���������    ���������������������������/��������� .:  Irish Attendant���������Rist aisy, marm.  Don't you see it's: fastened wid a cable,  and should it burst- we could easily pull  you down. /  Nervous lady steps into the car quite  satisfied..  Carious Vienna Law. '' ' ''/,,���������  They^have curious , laws<��������� inwVIenn������ ��������� *  and enforce them' too. .Recently. Mario \,,',.  Friedl and Felix Kopstein.^aged i5'and X"  13; years;respectively,'/ were , walking" ������--'''$��������� i-'^  along a "street'Inytbe Austrian 'capital -  when they "camefacross an old woman '"' - J% -v, ���������>  staggering along under the weight of ,a' t - yr.s^ Jfp  heavy package.' ./Moved',by, pity., they/. ';' ^ .-^|^  offered to carry>it for the old wocfaryaT'^:\X'XM  proposition ^to which Y.she/readllfc'ac-,; .. ' -l^f^  ceded. The kind hearted; childreirhauV V X'fyX  not gone far before they Ywere^anlestedS,  by a policeman - for-carrying. pWcelSi  without a"license. "The children -Wero  'taken tOja "police station, wherejthljr;officer Jn charge Jectured thein, upbn^lhe,  enormity of their/offense.- YThey^Wro  kept' under, arrest Jfor six* hours abd  , then released with a ^warning.   ������ f^r !���������'���������"  7 *<���������  -Y *,"Y7-?I  -   "'-J.   >   .'���������I  *.^Yt   ������ ���������        '  ,Vi^ ?* I  "���������*' "',*���������[  ,  t ��������� -y������ ,ti. ���������  '"-3N  i    Yl,     -    'S I  r It seems .that there is^a^corps of, ~$~ ���������'.rSr---> t .^J.-  ���������'messengers" 1 in t Vienna. to- iWhicb ^ a -, f^ V,; fi^pt  municipal statute grants the^excluslye/,X:>"^"MS  right of, "carrying" inside the'dty. JChe^-.iiV %fXm  bay and* girl had'/violated the law .By, *%v* "'/'������/C������.T  carrying the old.woman's burden^andtyi, ,t^<^g  under/such^,ah Interpretation * of \ tho l''y'  statute ra gman wholcarries.a^packago  for a woman .with'w,hom"hevis"! walking  maybe "run-in" by the first policeman  ^who sees'bimr"   "       *  *��������� ���������  .,--,*  ',    . >  -. .') -. - >  Tke Way tbe Bor Pot If.  ^Different sermonstmay"', be preached^ ,  from the same text^.and there may ba  more or less of truth in each of them.  -(   ���������  "Here is an account,", said Jklr. Mprse������) -  pointing to a'paragraph lii^ttip eVening-,,  paper,  "of the way. in .which .a ,boyv ���������>  was saved from drowning by a mastiff  which belonged to his cousin.   The'boy.  ventured, too near the edge of a trench-   -  erous bank! lost his footing and fell  into the lake.   The dog dashed In,after '  him and succeeded in pulling him out."  ���������'There.7 said .Mrs. Morse, turning an1   ^  accusing glance upon her 10-year-old, -  son, "that shows how dangerous it i3  for, a boy to go too near tbe water!" \v  ' "Why. mother," said tbe boy in sor-^  rowful astonishment. "I thought father, --���������  read it because it showed how perfectly safe I'd be wherever I went if yoUM  only let him buy me a big dog!"  y  Mr. Morse coughed and became dis- - *  creetly absorbed in the quotations - of  mining stocks.  ' " >       -  iS: %l  &*������\  Y--S    I  Xn  -j -vJ  v'l  -,������l  Tliat Was Apparent.  Mr. Point Breeze���������How easily Miss  Beech wood blushes tonight  Mr. Murray XT ill���������So she does. She  is evidently in'the'pink of condition.���������  Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph.  Most Cnrlons Thing-.  .. Mrs. Quizzer twho wants to know  everything)���������Now, what do you consider to be the most curious thing you  ever saw. professor'/ '.-  Professor Trotter���������A- woman, madam.  ���������Harlem Life.  Too Much.  "You say you think your boy has too  great an appetite?" said the physician  to an anxious mother. "Do you realize  how much a growing boy can eat?"  "I should think I ought to if anybody does." returned the boy's parent,  "I'll just put the case to you, doctor.  "Where we were, up In the mountains, the waitress would come In an J  say to my boy, 'We have fried fish,  steak, liver and bacon, baked and friedl  potatoes, rye biscuit! muffins and dry  toast/  "And that boy Ned would say, T'll  take it all. please���������and some eggs.'"���������  Exchange.  %;>fVY      Y, ,    -  Not  So Crnel.  "I saw a man ring his wife's neck yesterday."  "Horrors!   Did he' really?"  "Yes. /He clasped  a  string  of  pearls  around it for a birthday present,"���������-Phil-  J adelphia Bulletin.  Cave Dweller.-) In Dieppe.  , People who only know the gayer side  of Dieppe would be surprised to hear)  of the .existence of the cave dwellers  there.   One is apt to connect such people with the knawed bones and  flinti  implements of prehistoric times.    Buo  here they are at Dieppe within a stone'a  throw of the casino, and they may bo  seen any day about the town-sellings  the  shellfish  from  the rocks outsido  their habitations.    They have certain)  marked characteristics, one being a peculiar  complexion of their own   thatl  can be traced largely to a disinclination on the part of the cave dweller ta  avail himself of the water that washea  so close to his door.    Their languago  also is peculiar, but whether it really;  belongs to the stone age no one seem.3  to have discovered.   They have to hold;  a license from the municipality, though,  which savors of no age but the present*  ���������London Chronicle.  n  wm it.  <*  r'  Iv/  I.'  I  t  {���������  f  /  I  i  J'4'  ; *  Bf  Is*  it ?  ?V  f Jy  II  1 ' ?  Pi  I1  It??  Is.  W'  P  ft*"  jH  ������������������������������  If/'  ,7 -  I!  :���������?���������*  '{���������A  !'P  I*  ���������!  r,  ,'i������  t r. "-* ������   l  r>  HOME GROWN ORANGES.  The  Little  Knniqnnt  tlie   Latest-Pod  In  Potted   Plants.  There's a hew orange that has ."jvnnp-  'ed into New York popularity all of* a  sudden", the little Kumquat, a1 little  thing that looks like a plum dressed  In orange skin. They are used for  garnishing ,and for salads, and then  they are preserved and candied. Three  years ago It was almost impossible to  sell fresh Kumquats there save to confectioners,  but some  of the caterers  summer suns. .It would seem that  nearly or quite as many geraniums  were grown and sold last spring as another bedding plants together.  Hn.rdy  Pulox.  The hardy phlox, 'the same that our  grandmothers used to grow in their  gardens/has been greatly improved of  late .years both in size oC flower and  coloring, there now being a wide range  of color. Phlox is of the easiest culture and should.ha\e a place in every  ������ardeu. , '  THOSE BRIGHT TOTS.   ,  the  Some Good  Tliius-s  Culled  Prom  Talk ot Vomi������frter������. ������  Small Bobby, ^whojhud been used to receding the, toys and ciu>t olf clothes of  his older brother.-one day reniaiked,  "Mamma, if brother Tpm should die after  he gets married, "will I havo to many his  widow?"   ���������> -,. > -       ,  i      ' 1 *"        '  Tommy, aged 0, went fishing the other  day after his mother had told him not to.  The next,morning one o'f his little  playmates asked if he caught anything.  "Not until,I got home." was 'Tommy's  significant reply. " ' '  -,  ��������� ,      .   /   ,  "Now,- , children." i said ' the Sunday  f school supeiintendent, addressing the ju-  ' venile class; "I want you to be perfectly  still���������so still that you can .hear a pin  drop." For a moment silence reigned su-  pu'nie; then a small 'urchin' excieamed,  "Let 'er drop, mister."  .a i        'THE OVAXj KTJMQTJA.T.  took them up as 'salad ���������'relishes,'",and  the swells fancied them, and t now any.  quantity of "them are sold. < "  * The-picture-'of* this  citrus-fruit  Is  -'   taken1 from'< one of a specimen which  ",  The''Rural-' New  Yorker giew1 on* its  -   grounds under the most'ordinary, conditions:    The 'journal-mentioned says  further:     *       ' 1,< ������   ,    -  '. The Kumquat is a native of souther^ t  China and forms a large bush or small*  tree 'when grown on its own'roots in a  'locality'free from trost. It is extensive-'  'yiy\ cultivated in Japan and has lately  ' 'beenJplanted in considerable .quantity  "' In Florida and'Calil'05-iia:    >" -, -   -    -  "   The little fruits are much prized foi  ,��������� 'preserving and are eaten, fresh  to a  ', large''extent.    "A sweet gelatinous lay-  ' er hv found between the 'sour <centnti  /pulp'aiid the' thin? pleasantlyifiavored  -���������find1 aiid"1'forms an' agreeable' cpntbiu.V  tion  when'rthe 'fruit-' ls������ eaten   w!iol������.  Two'varieties are grown.-, one havaij:/  'round 'fruits  and ''somewhat    thorny  .'branches and the'other plum'slup-'d  ,' fruits anMuch'ln diameter and \\<2 to '2  inches' long'.1  \ The   11 ees - beanugt it In1;  Voval or plum'shape<* fruits are ���������nLmo-jfl i  thornless. ���������  For "pot culture'Kuni'nir.f<w  ;'are'grafted-on  hardy oi,angc-������i'(*i:Hr'i;;rT'  trifollata) stocks, \wr.ch  dwail'^tn'eii'  v   very much and Is said to rriuler' the.n  hardier when grown iivihe open.  "Little trees less than two foot  hie!1  bear  as "many'as   100   frufts,   v.hcl  come to full "'maturity andij&ijob m i.  w[ndbw;dr under glass if giviAV^pjVuty  of  sunlight and  a- tempera nut*  su.h  clent*to/i keep, geraniums iu a grow.::;:  condition.     They   require*   about    tin  same-?treatment "a^s 'the dwaff otanf.e.  but those grafted^or budded* ou'har.l.r  Stocks   often   beconibt q-.uto 'doraiari  after fruiting and can Jbe storell' Ui u  light, frost proof cellar -u:it''l ^lwln;; If "  the'soil abouto thej roots is kept  moderately moist. l    '        (  During the flowering period, in .Tune  or July, the trees should <-������o pi".cod  outside, so that bees aud other inseita  can have access to the blooms and insure pollenlzation. If plunged iti ashus  or other sharp material and laithlully  , watered, these dwarled citrus plants  may well speud the summer out in the  sunshine, but should be taken inside  before the nights turn very chilly, especially if well set with fruits.  "I wonder," queried small Edith, "why  a sponge is full ,of holes?"',  ' "Because,"-replied her 8-year-old brother, with an'air of supeiior knowledge, "if  'It wasn't "for the 'holes people .wouldn't  know-it was< a'sponge."      -    <     ',''><  ler-eiving a sixpence from the roscu������'d  man lonked iit-hr-t at tlie" sixpence and  ilwn at Mjt- num.'-.lying. "Bfjabers, I am  ovi-i j.aid  tor that jut) ".    ,  Snbllmo fo-ujilneency.   ,     ,  "Tliat linpifj-.-irio Kun uevi������r heard me  6iufi." said the \Vnguerian prima donna.  "How do you know?" '  "He just said he didn't care much for  Wagner's muhic."���������Washington Star.  Some  FIfchtinpr.     (  "There is "still an occasional souffle in  China." remarked Mr   Pitt.      ' *- '  "Oh, yes." added Mr Penn. "We still  get s-c-iaps of news and ikiw������ of, s'ciaps."  '���������i'ittbburg ChroiiicIe-Telegtaph.'J  -  '������./  i   ClnKslfled.,   ���������  Mrs. Spenders���������What'am I.doing? - Ar  jrranging .a . lot   of  novelt  recipes   in   my  scrnpbook.   r :  /  ", r t  Mr.    Spenders���������Suppose  .you ^ inehidt  this, bill paid today for that Fa^iaf gown '  of yours. ��������� ',',,,  r   Mrs. Spenders���������Don't be foolish.,  Mr.  Spenders���������I'm  not*   This  is a re- -  ceipt for  French dressing.���������Philadelphia  Press.       , '"',..  T   ������������������""-~^������������������������������������      ^��������� '  IIIn Obnervatloni     \.   "     . i   .  "It Is strange how'often th(\ undeserv- .  ing    seem"   to    prosper,"' remarked.,  the -  thought Till man. '"���������   -,',',  "Yes." r,;uw-c'i('(l Senator Sorghum/r "I  have nott d such a tendency-1 in affairs  with'Jgrowiug appiehenhioii. Ei-ery once  in awhile some /me 'without any money j  ot iniiueiK-e wm'h mentioning1 gets' ant office."��������� Washington Siar.  '  , Mamiei 'aged' 4. upon *her-return from aj(  "vis't to, her grandparents in the'country  was asked'" how'she enjoyed hor visit.  "Oh. pietty well." she leplied. "but-I'd  like the' country much better,.if, it was  here in town."  . Y ,      * *       ... ...  1 t   '      ,< ~ ' ,-���������'  "Mamma,", said .'5-year-old   .Margie,  t "may I go and have my picture; taken?"  "No. 'dear.','   replied   tlie   mother,   "I  hardly'think if is necessary."   *       A   >  ���������   "Well."vcontinned Margie, "I think you  might, let me go and have a tooth' pulled,  anyway."' ,  '    ,     .    ,  Said, a teacher to. a small ipupil, "Willie, if a bad Utile boy should hurt you,  would yoir'forgive him?''  ' .  "Ycs'm." replied Willie, "if he could  run' faster than me."���������Chicago"'News.   ������  That 'Menneat Man.-  Notes  on   Cleisnntis.  The large flowered clematises are  among the most showy of all climbing  plants, and with their blooms several  Inches across overlapping each ether  on a vigorous plant in June and-July  the display is a source of mingled surprise and pleasure. These are hybrid  varieties, of which'Clematis jackmani,  known by Its velvety purple, large  floral leaves and central'tuft of pale  green stamens, is the most popular.  In the region of New Jersey various  kinds of clematis are hardy and In ev  ery way to be recommended. Professor  Earle states that the Jackman clematis  succeeds In Alabama only In shaded  situations. "When protected in New  Hampshire, it is fine," according to  Professor Rane, .while in Colorado It is  the usual plan to lay plants down and  cover With earth or, straw for winter.  In-. Iowa, "it succeeds with1 winter protection," and -for Missouri "it is as  hardy as others." Clematis paniculata  is not safe in many*localities..  Farmer Smallweed���������Ah. Wallace! An  how's my I'ttle 'city nephew? Come to  visit his old Uncle "Hiram, eh?  x-x  fin  i^'  "S-     1 ^  "Well, there's lots of bears an Indians round here, an the only way we can  keep 'em off is by workin the bell ringer!  X>^  -Fruit Ptilp Bricks.  , Experiments are being/made in the  manufacture of fruit pulps' in a brick  form. The pulps being mixed with a  large percentage of sugar, they are  about .the consistency of a gum drop  and retain the flavor of, the fruit admirably. Being wrapped in oiled paper, they are said to keep well and be  fit for use at least from 18 months to  two years after they are made.  Tbe Geranltun a* a. Bedding- Plant.  The geranium leads all tbe other  plants in the good graces of the planter,  and well it may with the improvements that have been made iu colors  acd ability to withstand our hot sald-  "That'9 it. You keep the. bell ringin  good an plenty an the critters won't git  ye!"���������Chicago News. .'���������'/'  Only n Little  Higher Temperatnre.  "Yes."   he  said,   "1   expected   a  warm  welcome." ������������������������������������.....--..-���������. ���������-   ,  "And you didn't get it?"  "I got a hot reception."  "Oh,   well."   was   the   consoling   com  ment.  "it's ouly  Chicago Post,  a  matter of degrees.  -  An  .:!.i-l  Sixpence Too Hnoh.  ',' i-ishr.ian  who had jumped into tlv  !(> .jave a man from drowning o-  r.lRinle.r.i  a������  Benefits. ' .  "Mr.   fJnhbs.   vou'd   ort-'-to   raise 'my  ������������      >���������     -j        . ���������������������������'���������I ���������   ' i ,  pay. -     ' < * .      ,        -  ��������� "Raise your pay?'   You make more.mistakes than any oiheVclerk in the o^hee"  '    "Well. l>':t  i-vc heaid-'you'say tliat l������>ts_ j  of mv mi-lakes hud sa'ved -you Ji'ig uion-r  ey."���������Chic-ago"rt<'Coril-II������-rjld.'*      (  i  pPEfih LagBP Beep  STEAM    Beer,   Ale,   and  Porter.  THE BEST       IN THE PROVINCE  A reward of $5.00 will be paid for "information-.leading' to  conviction of ,]  persons witholding or,destroying any   kegs, belonging  to  this' company  ���������' BE"NRT'-BEIFEh,   Manager.  Sold, by -All Newsdealers  ���������iift  .^--jr'^r  ASSESSMENT ACT AND PROVINCIAL  .,    REVENUE TAX.  '/'    '' '   ''  Comox District.  ^AVSLr-T-..  . Furnishes cVHo'rMiiy \o all "lovers of  i Song and'Music a vasl voiiisr"1 of^Ne'v,  " ( Choice Copyright CornprsiLlona hy  "   file most -popr/Iar p'������*Lo*.-5."        - *  ) '  . t Half Vocal,  *>.        A n^il. *i  'nif ir.tt.nmout.il  rarcoBB)isf?|l^eMor?l^3  '"l.Once'a MoiitT. iot 25  ���������p /  TOt(TH75: riDAF. e '''  A rich lady cured   of   her''D*sf-  'iess and ,Ni������i?-es   in -the. Head - by  Dr.     Nicholson's r Artificial  " Ear^  Drums, gave $10,000 tcr, his -,Insti-'  tute. po that deaf people 'unahlf ,,to ,  procure the Ear Duims   mav l<a've  them   free       Addret-s   No.    14517  The     Nicho son    .Institute, . 7-80#  'Eighth Avenue, New York,,. U.S.A.  ���������        .���������     m    ~-\   Ji't      - '     ;   ��������� <>      ->       i'-  ���������| T7~=y ���������, ��������� '  perils.  - Yiaii/ Stcfcsci iptioa, $2y.00.  j      .      t If j.bcught in ?.ny mtsaJc store at  ,. '  ">~ _<one-half off, -./uii'J cost $5.25,    ',  !       "   V     a saving of .*:>.f'O i-ionthly."       '* .  *   Inohciycaryou get nearly 800 Pages'of  ' 'Music,' comprising 252 Complete Piece.-.*  tot the Fiano.'    , , >.-'���������,'  "If you wHl send us the TT.-unc and ^Address of  1 FIVH JPjano and Orgin Piayc-i; wc will srnd  ydu a copy of the I&'ga.smJ Frse. "���������  '*     -J, "W.'TREPKER, >ubii.h������.-  r '.  Eighth a'Loeust St������.s Pisiiadetphia, Pm.  .' ' '/; , TSLFl'ifeCUrVtlON.:''    '   l  Fo>-   the J.���������''W.   Pei.per- * Piai' o  Music Magazine, pnee Two  Dollars  rper y}ear*.(p(8,.a������e./,paid),  -ca::    be  plat'ed'-r-y.applying to the   office   of  ' News,' ;Ouuiberla'ndV B. C, , whore  samjil^.oopies can*bt-' seen."-   v   ,  >       J     .'KURTZ'S OWN' .     :  :X '"KURTZ'S PIONEERr-or -  KURTZ'S SPANISH,BLOSSOM'  ['... '"QI'Q:!-A:E/ S*.''- * -  "Tbe-'Bc^V in ' P  C.  ������nd made  -by Union L'abor.in - "    -  Steams-hip Schedule Effective Sep-  .'   '��������� .temher 30lhV]90l. *  NANAIMO-COM.OX   ROUTE.  S. S., "City of Nanaimo.'  Sails from Nanaimo, for fnion  Wharf, Coiih.x and Way ports on-  Wedne?d������iya at 7  a.^m. , (  . Sails fn-m   Comox   "and   Union  \%harf for Nanaimo and  way   ports  I hursdj'vs at 8 a. m.  .pioneer 6tgar factors,  Vancouver, B./C1.  c  Union  "s. s. thistle;'  Sails fiom   Nanaimo for  wharf and Coruox direct en Thursdays at 10 a. m.  Sai^ from   Comox' and   Union  wharffor.Nanaimo direct on Friday  at  6'p.m.  GEO. L. COTJRTNEY,  Traffic Manag-er  Henry's Nurseries  and Greeiioiises  GREENHOUSE   PLANTS AT THE  LOVVEST PRICES. ; .';'.  p tiaiE!  Two very desirable  4-Roomecl Cottages in  the bestresidentialpart  of Cumberland. Bar-  grains. Owner leaving  the country.- Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply at'  ^      THIS OPPICB.  -9mmmm^^mmm������������������������������������������������������m������w^������������������^��������� mum ���������   nm���������mm-m yn     i"-y  Black Diamond Nursery  QUARTER WA Y.Wellington Road  HUTCHERSON   &   PERRY,  NOTICE is haroby givon,-in accoinance  with the1 Statutes,   that Provincial^  Kovenue T.ix, uud  ail   taxes   lsvied   uudtr  thft A&ifi.i.u'jent Act, are -now   iiud-for. the  \o<jr 1901      Ah tho above-iiamed taxes col*  WjciiUe Mihia the C'nniox Dietrict are  pay-"'  able at my office, at sthe Uourt Uouic'Cum-,;  i berl'dcd. , iNbseaycd taxes' are  collectible 'at'  ,the tollowij.g iat<-i, r>/.;��������� C r     i*   ,  Ifrpdid on-,or beiore Jume 30th, 1901:���������  ThitirY.iifi.hH ot ./ne   per   cent.' 'on  real1  , prouoriy.,'    / y   '    "'    . - *," "        ���������  Two   and   o������n?-half   per jCent." on   ai'srseed'  vali.c of wilii land.- ;   v5^.t  jOne-haif ol one jj������ r emit,   on   |>eisonal prd-  - uerty.       "��������� \        ,    4-    <^ . -__'    <r^  Upon'mch evcess ������.f naeorne���������    ������������������'       \ ' '  (. lass A ���������Oil one thyuisaud' dollars and nofc  ,    exo'd dii.g iei, Ir-ouaiud" dbll-iia.'KODC -peri  ' ' ceur. ~ up  io fi������-e .t.iousaud   <i<illnrs,ct*aaaL^  ,s     two n?r lf,oui,,/>n thi ie������iai.'Oer,:��������� ^ "   ,^ ,;-  ' CLAJSsJi ~ On ieu tl\'.uarn>d-c(>Jilar.. an ft hot  .exct'Al,!,^ t'ei-ty Iviiyuaauf5. >doliais^J one  <  and oue-hiilf pir c ul^ nt������ ^' t>.������ t.) oua&iid  ��������� dolla.'var.d rw^ Mia .,ik) hoif >etir toui.-on  the n maiiidfi": V *." '   .-  Class P.���������Oi. t^duti 'thousand^doiUra/aEfl  -' hoi excoiliatt torl^y^houaaiM it<.liAra/tveo  t aud"oiii h-ilf per tree, up 'to twontV>, tl.oa's-  and dollais, .tL.d.tHioe   per   cei:t.v. oil   the,  t     r,etm'iider,:  " r , ~     \>  Class 1^ ���������On all others i'n������exo������'t������8 ,'of ,for,'.y  ulioii-xvnn doilaja.'thiee per    cent ^ - op '-to  foity th<iuaai d   dollar*, \ud   thiee   and'  oue-half pf>r,cei't.,ou*the rcmaind*r.  If paid on or af'er i*i July, "T9U1:���������   -  B'lHir tilths ol one yer crut, on ie*l pioperty.  Thiee p< t" ccut. *ou  the   aaacsMJtd   v<iiu������   of  wild''auii   o-i-       ,     .     ������   -r    .   ^-��������� * i     i  'ffhiot���������quarters tf or.e per.oent. on pereon>.l  - Ou >'o niuch  of ih������ inonie of any ,por- or5,' &a  " "   I " . I1 ' "*.   1      I      I I s  *      ' * Y  . <Yf-yceiMi������ on<f"i(i..iisKif.i{ d< llam,    i ictfi'i-  uncO'Veith    e'e-foi .*>������i'.g" cla---.!icrftio'i������'  up <f   such   ixerai*^il.e^ r-t^b , ni V-��������� 1" ,h������i.l  rinm������>Mir:���������   <     <   * , > -   1  > lasm A ���������On o������ii������\!iou������>uH dollars, uud iifttl  ������-\ ���������.*dn'iv t'-ii ..ihi'ifu i'.d d< "'sirs,������ nue 'ar.d^  one-'-alf'per .oent1// up-*to   t\y9\ thousatidl  - doil'tr^/ai d i������������������������i and   ������jrie ihrf-lf v, p*>r  cant.f  *~ on tiia renidinuoT :  C'LASf^K ^-Ou leu :.li\iuparid do l������i's, and'Bofi  exceeding t^Y iny , ihouiabd' ii'.lli.i8,   twe  pur (.out. up toton thousand  ;ioila.'rs,'  anoti  thrcoWr cent.1 on the  roinamdri :������������������     '        T  Clas^C���������On tweutv ihouiain^dcllais, >iidi  not exccediD. ft������r:y^ thouRaud, "dollaraJ  th>no por cont. tup." to iwenvy thontPi'dl  dolhirp, and fhreft and oiia half pfc>r esi.t.T  on 1h������ ifuijiiider :' .* '   - - \  ������������������ Class I) ���������On >'ll i.ther's iirexceos of fi itj  thou .and 'dollar*, thr a aud one-hail' \<ti  cent, uu t(> foitv tnuueand dollart>! sue  four per oent on  tho   remainder. ,^  Provincial Revenue T������x   ^>3 per .capita.  JOtitS   BAiKL),  A>.-   ������*f-r and C-"������etor.  Cumberland, B.C., 11thJanuary, 1901.  My 22  GOVERNMENT      DISTRIBUTION!  *'     OF STUMPING POWDER.  Bee Sup.pliesySeeds, and  Fertilizers.  Agriculmrai.' ImplemenU, Fruit  Baskets and C.ates. ' -  Fruit and Ornamental Trees.     "  Bulbs for fall planting.  Catalogues free.   ;  M. J. HENRY  3009 Westminster Road  VAKCOTJVES,, B. 0  WHITE LABOR  ONLY.  20,000 Fruit:Trees to   choose   from.  ' Larg-o Assortment-of Ornamental  ��������� ������������������ '���������          . ���������������������������       . v    ��������� .������������������  ���������  ���������   ��������� ,'     ���������������������������������������������������������������  Trees,   Shrubs  and , Eyerg-aeens  '.,.'���������   Small Fruits   in .Great yVarietyi  Orders' by   mail   promptly -attended tol'v;   :'���������   r,'.; ;',,.������������������������������������ ������������������;;���������'.'', ���������-  B12*S            -A...     P.  O. BOX.  190.  \V ANTS D -���������Capable, reliable'person in every county to represent-  large company of-solid financial  reputation; ^936; salary per year  payable weekly:;y|3 'per-- day absolutely sure 'and.1', all. vxpenses;  ateaight. bona-fidjg; leiinite salary  no commission;, salary paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each week. Standard  I House, 334 Dearborn, St, Chicago.  Farmers   desiious of   being .suppliec  with Blasting Po^derat   cost   price   feil  dealing lnndcrtn obtain blark   forms  o%  lequisiticn from   the   Secretaries   of thel  Farmers Institutes :  Henr/ Hills,   Secietary"  Farmer)!.'  Institute, Alberni.  . A   Halliday, Comox, S^ndwick.  H. De M Melbn, Cowichan, SomenosJ  John Stewart, Nanaimo-Cedar, Starl  Crossing, Nanaimo.  J -H.  Smart,   Motchosin,   MotchosinJ  C. K. King, Victoria, CedarHill.  E.���������Walter,1 Islands, Ganges   Harbor.  E. A. Hrowri, Delta, Ladner.  H. Bose, Surrey, Surrey Centre.  A. H. P. Matthew,  Langley,   Langely.J  Alex. Philip, Richmond, ^'ancouver.  A. M. Verchere, Missien, Mission Citj^  G. W. Chadsev, Chilliwack, Chilliwack^  Wm  Green, Kent, Agassiz.  J.M. Webster, Maple Ridee,Webster's]  Corners.  John Ball, Matsqui, Abbotsford.  A. H. Crichton,   Olvcycas, Kelowna.  W. P.   Horsley,   Spwiiumcheen,   ArmJ  ���������.strong. v::,.. . ' ���������������������������..���������/-��������� j'  S. M.   McGuire, Salmon Arm, Salmot  'Arm.   '������������������.. ��������� ���������:.": ,;- /y,.' ���������' .v,'  J. W; Smith, Kamloops, Kam oops:���������}  H. Percy Hedges, ..Okanag'ah, Vernon,  Department   of  Agriculture,' Victoria^  B. L. May 8th, 1901.  'XX     '."��������� ...j;' r:;a.ndersqn,;'  Deputy Minister ofAgricultnre^  : CORPf'RATION'OFTHE  BIT! 0! 0BIB1RLAI]  ���������    All owners of cows   in   Cumber-J  land and Union   ar������   requested   tc  remove tbe  hells,   or   proceeding^  will be taken to prevent them mnj  ning at lar^e. ',  By order,  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  e* City Clerk.  Cumberland, B.C., 28th Aug. 1901. 4  THE CUMBEELAKD.NEWS  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  , , MOBILIZING THE HAItVESTERS.  r    The Toronto Mail and Empire says:  ;On the harvest excursion trains    al-  ''    -ready despatched'-' for   the   Canadian  r North-w est    upwards of<  9,000    men  "have taken passage. 'There are more  '   to follow    By the end  of August it  is, expected'   that  ^20,000 Canadians  r  ufrom this side of the great lakes will  -be working  m ^ our. prairie    wheat  r,v fields.- iThisp,speedy, ,mobilization   -of  A   -so, great*, an' industrial.force collected  V'irom all "parts' of Ontario    upon,, a  ���������'; point' JL500  miles     away    is "highly  ������������������ 'K creditable' fto    the    Canadian ^Pacific  ���������Railway ^ t company. <���������   'Upon'its" pre-  ���������   'xparedries.s',to( handle the. men prompt^  lyt-in such'large bodies,   as well    as  1 upon, its     direct    efforts,    to muster  them, v  depended " largely the chances  ���������of getting 'the <. whole    crop to1' 'the  threshing  floor       Had   .the company,  ' v; been dilatory-, in taking measures  to  , ;enlist men,   had'    its    tra'ck,  motive  \-   power,   'orf "rolling stock been'-, found  ,v'i -wanting, .or uhad its enterprise in any  "'   -respect   been  backward   at  this,t mo-'  V) C   ' ment, a, great part of' the,, crop might"  h   .<<    have'been lost,  notwithstanding the  yl <���������<���������''- readiness   of'thousands ���������of���������> hands 'to  M I "k Oas&isl/in .talcing it oft.-rHad''the rail-  \\ ,,,'' ''way',co'mpany' even asked' a"feyv,'dolt  [jf (-^'--larsr/mores for' 4'cs harvest ^excursion  VV> , '/tickets.,1 ,tlie'    difference ' might".have  it  ,/ i' -been, unfortunate, foi\ -trie. Western far-1  ^ mers. J Xcvmight havel cut 'off -a. Targe  ;'" proportion. of<j the "men ; now going  |Vl'' & V''forwaf d. ' and have"'rthus .reduced' the  ) p'S     "army 'of- workers   "to',, numbers   --too  '^V^samall fpr the magnitude of_'the' oper-  1   Rations? "As-'arconnector of the, labor  ^demand - arid t labor .supply, 'separated  '- K rby,'about', i-,500   "miles;-.,'the-"railway  ,"C ,! was, not .less ^essential(, than either,- of  *. ">,<?&em'. ^Hadyfarni' labor Tbeeii^ in ������ de-  t  mand* here ^ aU, 4 wages'1"equal '-to - the  best Manitoba,,~couldl afford -to1"   pay,  ^ .^^and^had^'ther^be^n no other motive  \'jt' I^tbut', ������einptingSwages     to' draw 'men  'r *~ ' from Ontario,y^it is probablerthat the1  . railway company would* have    -been  .willing jto,!transport .harvest     hands  \ to the NorWttViest, for '1 nothing.\ ' It  _ cculd :better>\afford to1 dcLso than to  tstand'idly by and let the crop' rot in<  i the ground    T.C has an interest-in the  .wheat scarcely less ^proprietary than  "that of,the growers themselves. :,For  ' its, ownrprofit it is- bound to  bestir  ;_itself to-^get the ' grain-all brought;  *-~in:: f Manitoba* wheat* furnishes i the  main/tonnage ">of the roaji's \freight,  '.and   is  tho  chief'source  of1-its'''earn-  HER FATHER  WAS A DRUNKARD  4 Plucky Young Lady Takes on  Herself to Cure tier father  of the liquor Habltv  STORY OF HE a SUCCESS.  A RUN DOWN SYSTEM  SHOWS   THAT   THE BLOOD,   AND  NERVES NEED TONING UP    '  Of  '/iKX'''  if:  Y*\V  I'-"  x-  m" x ' 'irigs. - AtS this',, particular, time of year  fl -. i, , ���������after ^th^spntario grain, is-housed���������7  i:"v^ Easterri' 'Canada,''lias? men'-, to ������ -spared  \x  . ^Such* -being  the*_> circumstances.  *-railway cpahpariy's rate-lsv not'  Mir  if  \%  thh*  ^'Coinbined .'with Hheir' desire - to'".make,  f/i -'"��������� "sonie-';moneys "^ia-a j( ^econd-^haryest,"  !?? n'*   'ftliefe'"'-i.v'often a'.wish;1iV become"'ac-  ^"yquainted' witlutlie_ country1 before de-  ^cidjngY-tn ,cast ^,in ".one's-"/lot  therer  the  .      t. _^ .._    found  %vtb   be ,'tpo "lugh.  ,'While",^    no  doitbt,  many of-the harvesters ^romthe east  -will decide to' remain in the country.  oryto/move .back to1 it yafter^ retuin-  \ ing "home,  theJmaibrity j-will 'quit the  ^vest when i the harvest is over" They  , will" coma Lack expecting ^ to find  1 stf acly work in the ��������� manufacturing  "and, building   industries   during     the  - season* ot autumn activity.;* Nor is  the menoy they bring "back with  them to be despised Twenty thousand men working sik wejks for %-iO  a month, and then-, board would le-  rc-ive .^1,200,000 in ;, wages ��������� Deducting from this th'e cost of transport a-  4 hoh���������SlO'up and .^lS bai.k'for each  of     tho    20,000     m'.n-VY-o     have left1  fc ij.640,000, which should be brought  back tc the-east" Ontario i** as"  ready to send contingents 01 stalwart , toilers to assist Manitoba m  the peaceful work of harvesting its  crop as she.-'was to send* regimenU.  of first-class fighting'men to s*>rve  the Mother Country on - the battle-  felds  of South Africa  iA portion  cf her letter reads ������ as  allows:-��������� "21y father.had often,prom-  ,scd mother* to * stop 'drinking,   'and  wbifld^do so for a time, but than returned tc' it stronger than ever. One  day", after ,a'terrible fSpree,~ he said  to' us:' 'It's   .no'   use.   I,can',t ttop  3tinking.-'  l Our.   liearts - seemed ; to  turnvto'stonej and^we decided to'lxy'  the tTasteless;vJSamaria   Prescription,  which we ,^^101 read about iri.' the pa-  persA^We ga-va^hina the'remedy, entirely without his .knowledge, in lus  tea, coffee, or food- regularly^ accord-"  ing to^direc'tion's, and,ho never knew,  he 'was^takingJ it.^^One' package ^removed all Kis" desire Jfor liquor, yand  lie says it "is "now distasteful to him."  Ilis healtb/and appetite are-also won  His "'he'alth and    appetite are' ^also  wonderfully 'improved:'"and"1'no' one'  ���������ivould know him for,", the same;aian."  Tt-* is 1 now/fifteen months  since- rwe  gave it.to himrand wo feel sure that  the change is for-, good.. ������Pleasd %send  me . 'one - of > your    little "books, %as^ I  w,ant to give it to avfriend."   ,  .     '������������������,  SENT'FREE TO    AliL.���������A samnle  of    Tastele&9" , Samaria y Prescription1  gladly tSent Free ,'with xlull':particulars in plain *- sealed   envelope. '', All  lettera considered - sacredly t cbhfiden-,  tial."' Address The * Samaria Remedy^  Co:, 30 J,o:;dan street/-Toronto; "Oat/  ���������-'    i-\-./'        S L- -      c    ������'   "~y ,.* ~  :-- y       ^  ������t.     ,  i_\ i-   ,���������        ' s-si-    ' us"' -v.*  r   /' V.   ?-<--v -.^ADOPT.THJB!''   -  '-.IS-^  iVn k mi nt tf ntiTinniinimfritTir  This Condition Causes More Genuine  Suffering Than  One Can Imagine  ,   ���������How    a    Well   'Known   Exeter  Xadv  Obtained a Cure After She  Had   Begun  to  Regard  Her  Con-  ditior,/ras  Hopeless. ���������>,  4^^  mis <fre4<f' 4m*mu/  a  -yj> ���������;  P0a, the .CUBE of fDEtJNkENNBSS  From the,Advocate, 'Exo'or,   Ont.  ' A run down system 1" f What  world of misery, those few words'im-  piv and <- yet 'there 'are thousands  throughout tins country who are suffering from , this ' condition. 'Their  blood is poor'and watery; they suffer''almost continuously from headaches , are unable to obtain restful  sleep and the lea-at exertion greatly  fatigues them. What is'- needed' to  put'the system right is a' tonic, and  experience Iras -proved,Dr, 'Williams',1  T'mk Pills to be the only never-fail-  ii.^ Jtonic and health restorer.    /���������  ih-s.    Henry    Parsons, ,a 'respected  resilient of Exeter,-  Onf,,   is one   of  tne   many     who " 'hkvev 'tested -'and  pioved   the  value   of    Dr.   -Williams'  Fink Pills.      For many "'months  she  was^ a great suflerer , frorhl:what    is  'ccimnonly rtermed  ','a ,run down sys-  ar-'i}."1 ���������To. a, reporter* of' the'"Advocate she gave* the following story in  'the," hope - that other sufferers ' might'  t-'ii^rlt frppi, ;her >experience ���������-"For  '.nbhy   months ,-aiy*. Health-was;'in  a  bad /state, - my    cons"litu������tbn  ^beirig  greatly run down'. "-  I~ was troubled  with , continual'headaches.^iny"appe-  HU\ was "poor andithe, least! exertion  greatly 1 fatigued ��������� nie.    I consul ted -.Ta  pnvsician, but his treatment did not  anpeartb benefit me and I gradually  b.v.rme worse, so that I could hardly  ���������a.i-pnd,   to'myy\hbusehold  duties./'I  /hen .tried  sey'eral, advertised ,  renier  dt-s. but without'result, and-I1 began  to-iegard,my condition as. hopeless.  A feiqhbor called,'to see.mc.one day  and    urged] me to try Dr.lWilliams'  Pink/Ptlls..'^Having ^ tried, ,so. many  ���������medicines without receiving benefit;-1  ^vasynot easily persuaded;-but rlnally  I, consented, to" give the pills .a trial.  To , iny' surprise    and'great'  joy    I  norjred  an .lmprpy-ement/jn mjr "con-  c'-ticn before I had - finished fctye .first  b\)\,sana ;by-Y tlie"^!^ r/h'ad takeii  i,oar boxes  of^the^pills 'I was, /fully  tX.0^'*-0 health:'T "no-longer sui-  fer')r,om-those/severe ,headaches; /iny  ;ai.ijdfifte'~is'5'g6od;''X*cah;go about my  h-j.^'cHold,."duties. w"itlipuLt-^tf\'& ,'least  trouble;,, in 'facthl -;fe6l> ,like" a ,' new  oe&s <z<fiA/ w~tL/  1    r   -  They All Got Seats.  \A pugnaciocs-looking younff man tritb.  red hair swayed from a strap in a crowded Walnut' street carr the other evening  and glared at a Chinaman "who was fortunate enough to occupy, a seat.    Three  or, four women were also standing.' The  red haired young man fixed his gaze severely upon the Chinaman, but the latter  appeared unconscious of his surroundings.  After av /ew "minutes the young man  tapped  the Celestial upon tho  shoulder  and   exclaimed:   "See. here,   John.r why'  ion't you try to be an American'citizen?  Get up and give one of these ladies your  seat."    "Allee* light," responded the Chi-  nanian. immediately rising. ������������������   < ,   .*  One of the women sat down, and then  .the pugnacious looking young man turned  yhis attention to 'several othe������ 'men who  Were seated,', buried .in < their, newspapers.  ''There are some1 other American citizens  in'this car,"-he'remarked audibly, to no  one in particular,, "who1; haven't the^po-  liteness of','a  Chinaman." "One of_,-the,  > men arose and stood'on the, rear platform,  ;wheie he was followed 'by ,two others;  , and", the t women : eventually  all,-.secured  seats.���������Philadelphia'Record:   -.*       '-    <  HE KNEW. ,   -  ; ,Sho���������Tell me, Mr. Spatts.'what   is  the difference bet-ween  a  ready-made  tie ancl one you tie yourself.'  ���������/  ..  Hcj���������Oh, about an hour. ,- '  She'calls herself Cathryn Mae, , \.  And fyet there are gossips who'sae'   ,  Catherine Marjr's her'name/     - J>>'  Yn supportyng .whych claym  .  They    ynsysl    she was   chrystenedr  that wae. *'<,,.-     - m  c' '  fa  <^l  ��������� -*���������-  '   00LI0 AND'KIDNEY DlPFICITLTT.'-i-  Mr. J. W.f Wilder, J. P., Lefargeville, N.Y.-.-  writes:   "I am.subject to severe attacksotc  Colic and Kidney Difficulty, and find Par-  melee's Pills afford me great relief, while all  other remedies have failed.    They are the1  best medicine J have ever^used.'J   In fact so  great is the power of this medicine to cleanse  'and purify,' that diseases of-, almost every  name and nature are driven from the body. -.  t.f      t   -.  Blowing His Own Kose.       '' <  t ,   '    - -- "��������� ���������        -<��������� j *  * When George IV; was princetregent,, h������  visited.,, Doncaster/'and"' at5 the .time' hi������  royal highness.,was .suffering from a cold.  / 'One, day the'royal party were/showing  themselves to the people from a' baleo������y:  "Which is the prince? I must see the  ��������� pr.inpe!", cried >an < excited old Yorkshire  woman who had come, to see the "first  "gentleman-of Europe."'; '��������� r';u+  'l-,    - "   ,  "That's him,". ,said, a, bystander,/pointing upward���������''him-,witHya handkerchief  m his hand.''   ', ,   <���������     ,./    ������       -���������_*'">"  ���������iHim!" cried the old/lady In profound  contempt/* f'That-the, prince!,, :Wby,k<rhe  blows hia own nose*!"���������Londo-a Standard..  ,���������  -    - - *,, .',       ������ '  ^f. Ills L.!ne.   '    ; -  " Rislip'p'Clarksbn ot\Nebrasjl:a/known  and*'w,ell,belowcl .throughout.^the-^west;  ���������-was'accustomed" Vo Varry -his-fitments  Tin an ordinary tra-veluigcasc. "��������� .  ,, A-,999-5rear lease expired in^London.  the  other 'day,  and^the property re- /  fVerted'to the.original possessor, > the  Chapter,,of Westminster parish.      ' r\ rj  v yi      -- ^ 1-       --* 1     ' i1-  f        '  ���������''  *    *-,  ' 'Cardiff    ^has * grown ' ^'mof e  qfuickly  than any \yther Pritisih .town, of ��������� late  years.vFrom" 1881 'to^ 1891, its' p;op~J ,  ulation'rb,se;from'.83,000 to*. 129,000.'.  ��������� ,^1  ���������J    \ '" i  .V-       Y.       J^  ."-" 1   *  ���������>J >/t$\  ��������� ,���������>*-*��������� I  I  Jllf-  ���������������'   YjCjl.=-'l  'i\ >  <r Demharlc is to have a fine"-exhibit  at the St. Louis fair-1 in , 1903..��������������� A  dairy fatm, ������how^ing the * 'Danish. prlo-  cess^ of 1 making "cheese1 -~and;\butter;  will be a feature.'1 -  t.'.,    ���������*  { Y Y  I     Y     ^JY^ ^    ^* *   ������.  ' f **������ It V ���������." \A -."^  J       ���������   s,y,U  ,   r     Y-'     ^**&,  s������- '���������.'' 'i'i*>-f  ^i. >'c?#'l  s      ^*v   -vt^ <mi  ���������   ^  " Y?r'<   ''^t    l  V '.-������'������     Y. ������*���������  - *   -*.  '^1  ,������������  MiliarJ's Liniment: Cures listemjer^  ���������~v  f".l.l  J rl  h  \        Y  [IS OWX FREE WILL  Sirs ���������I      cannot  speak  .   Dear    Sirs ���������I      cannot  speak     too  strongly   of   the   excellence   of     MIN-  APvD'S  LINIMENT.   It is  THE remedy    in    my  household     for     burns,  .sprains,   etc ,   and we would not  be  without it.  It  is   truly  a wonderful  medicine.  r      JOHN A. MAC-DONALD.  Publisher  Arnprior Chronicle  Lots  of men    who preach     charity  wait for other men to practice it.  Tho tree that bears the most fruit  to market is said to be the axle-tree.  There is danger in neglecting a cold.  Many who have died of Conbumption dated  their troubles from exposure, followed by a  cold which settled on their lungs, and in a  short time they -were beyond the ekill of the  best physician. Had they used Bickle's Anii-  Consumptive Syrup, before it was too late,  their lives would ha-ve been spared. Thia  medicine has no equal for curing coughs,  colds, and all affections of the throat ana  lumjs.  j Letter from, Mrj-CcG-eorgp '.Graiit, p[  Paisley,s;Ont.,x giving particulars ,Lof  a-cure effected'by "Samaria Prescription," 'resulting -in its ,use 'and,adopt/on by thevPaisley Woman's Chris.-  tian Temperance 'Union.   '    -��������� '* <  1    (Copy)   .   '  <v - "       * -  Paisley, Ont', December ll,thr -1900,  The Samaria Remedy Co , ^ - /  30 Jordan Street, Toronto, Ont.  Dear Sirs^I,penned a few "lines to  you.some time ago,���������as a member, of  the .temperance cause. I wiote > for  information, at that time I had v % in  my mind friends whose son was " a  great cause of anxiety"1 and trouble ,011  account of his, drunken habits. I  strongly urged the friends .to, try the  remedy I saw advertised in the Toronto Globe. ' They did so. It was  the Samaria Eeiaedy that was administered and I am pleased to 1, inform the company the medicine -was  helpftu; the young man has pot  drank a drop s.mce, breaking off from  old companions; and special'prayers  on Ins behalf, all aided in breaking  the chains. l  At "the last meeting Of the W. C  T. U. here, I introduced your medicine for the cure of th������. liquor ''habit,  and a resolution was passed, "That  inasmuch as it is the aim of this organization to help the poor inebriate,  we should recommend this remedy in  homes where persons are addicted to  the use of intoxicating liquors."  Now, sirs, wishing you a successful  career in your noble work, and feeling that assistance can be given in  the precincts of home by the hand of  mother or wife, trusting God may  open up useful avenues for your labors, Yours very respectfully,  (Signed) MPS. GEORGE GRANT,  On behalf of Paisley W. C. T.  U.  FREE SAMPLE ^���������ffl1^?^  at.011, testimonial** ancl prico sent in plain  '".'Mled envelope Knf-loso 2c stamp Address  THE SAMARIA REMEDY CO.. 30 Jordan St,  TORONTO, Ont.ano  ni  blood  ,p.oyvit er^of 'acting-directly o^^he-AJtpod  "a'nd nerves .which/ enables these ;pills  to 'cure'such a7sedsearf������.p-,jl6comojioi\  ataxia, ,���������paralyses, rSt/\,Vit\is.'���������jdan.ee,  sciatica, neuralgia/'Hieul-iiatisni-,:nervous "headache, v the ^a4eiv,effects , bf  'la grippe, palpitation of the'-heart,  that tued feeling resulting from nervous, prostration, "all -diseases resulting* from vitiated ' humors '-in'^.the'"  bloocT,  Dloocr,"such as-, scrofula, chronic erysipelas,, etc. Dr. Williamsr' Pinlc '"-Pills  arc sold by'"all dealers in medicine.,or  can, be hadjby-mail, post paid, at":>0  cents a box;; or six boxes'for <$2.50,  by addressing j be.'Pr. Williams' Medicine Co , Brockville,  dnt'"'"/  -*J   ��������� r     " *-^  "Geijeral   Dowet,;' .says 3an ,,Ameri-"  qan   acquaintance   of'"the Ti6eV!It'������o-l--  diet*. /' ris   the 'finest  *-horseman'//ill  South'- Africa    He sits   on  his'horse  as  gracefully-as  a prince andv sticks,  on like a cowbov.  Minardi ?LinlHiefit:CiiK5 DipiffieriX  <-:t:  If 'not begin''at' onqe/and'-the next  time yon. fee}, disheartened or .discontented, instead'of getting' irritable  and-corrtplaming* just l<rpk longhand  "���������gratefully .on your blessings, and put'  all grievances "behind your .back.  DYSPEPSIA AND INDIGESTION-0.  ,W. Snow i; Co., Syracuse, N. Y., write:  Please send us ten gross of pills. We are  selling more of Parmelee's* Pills ttan any  other pill we keep. They have a greai reputation for the cure of Dyspepsia and' Liver  Oonipkint." Mr. Ohanes A.,Smith, Lmd-  sqy, writes: "Parmelee's P.ills are an'exoe1-  lent medicine. My sibter has been troubled  with severe headache, but these pills have'  cured her."  -        -A     -    ���������  The Cincinnati Traction company  has introduced excursion street cars  to cairy visitors to all parts of tho  city. .   //  Flattery is a mask assumed for  purpose.  a  The specialist doesn't care to use  his X-rays", on a patient who .can t  raise an X. *  Persuasion   indicates   a strong  will  and obstinacy ,a-strong won't.-.     ,  Misard's LMmeiit Gures Garpt in C&ffi  wS,  The use of the mos-cj'uito is to show  us that troubles are not always in  proportion to their size.     , "   .  Three uncomforts of a man's home:  A smoky chimney, a leaky roof ancl  a scolding wife.'  MONEY SAVED and pain relieved by  the leading household remedy, DB.  THOMAS' ECLECTRIO OIL���������a small  quantity of which .usually suffices to cure  a oough, heal a sore, cut, bruise or sprain,  relieve lumbago, rheumatism, neuralgia,  excoriated nipples, or inflamed breast.  $100 Reward, $100,'   .  The rf-adsrs of this paper will be pleaded to  learn that there i������ at ieust one drpaded dtseaae  that Sconce bos been able to cure In all it-������  stages, and that !��������� Catarrh, Hall's OataiTh  due lathe only pes tive cure known to the  medical fraternity. Catarph beirj? a constitution*! difseaae,requn������s a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure ia-tafcen internally  acting diieotly upon the blood end mucous enr.  faces of tne system, thereby destroying the  foundation of the disease.und givh-ig tho patlont  strei-gth by bu ldmg up. the constitution and  assisting- nature In doing its work. The proprietors h.ive so n.ucfi. faith iR its ourattve  po-vveT*-, that they offer One hundred dollars for  any ca������.e th.U it falls to cure. Send for list-of  testimonials, ���������    '"  Addiess.  JF. J. CHBXEX & CO., Tol do^.O  Sold ��������� y Druggists, 75c.  Hall's Famdi Pills are the best.  , Theie never was,' and never will1 be? a  universal panacea,dn one remedy', for all ilia  to which flesh ia heir���������the very nature.ol  many cuiatives beiag auch- that \reiQl kth������  germs of other and differently seated "di*-  eaiiea* rooted >m the system, of" the patient���������  what  Krava'te1  unadulterated state, a remedy for many ana  grievous ills. By its gradual and. judicious  use the frailest systems^ are led into conva-  .->;ej^:ence_and strength by th'e influence which;  Qumine-eserfs on'natuTo's o.wn^TeBtoratives.  -It relieves the'drooping efiiritsof tho^ with  whom a chrome'atats^of morbid- despondency and .lack"of intere3tin life ia a"disease,  and, by tranquihzing^the nerves, dispeses to  sound and refreshing' sleep���������imparts vigor  to the action of ���������,.the blood, which, being  stimulated, courses throughout - tho veins,  etrengthening the hea.thy animal functiona  of tho system, thereby making 'activity "a  becessary reBuljt, pti-engthening the .frame',  and giving life to tlie dige6tfve"organs, which  naturally demands increased substance���������result, improved appetite, iforthrop <fc Lyman,  of Toronto haVef given to the public their  superior Quinine Wine at the usual rate, and,  gauged "by the opinion of ."scientists,- this  wine approaches nearest perfection of any in  ,tha market.' All druggists eell.it. --  '   ^ . " Pled to tbe Wolves. ~.lf  ,,'X ^  ���������; For sheer -melodrama-the yEngllsK -  ;Jewel robber^Houghton's,arrest' would /  .be hard.to-beat.^After hisjast big^dia-;  mond theft, he  was\ traced['\o*$y4at *'  VBromwich^and thence led'tl&rdetect*;-  Ives.a dance'over the,country.^At,last   ,  when-the" pursuers' were bardvpn.^ia 'X  ^heels he-dashed into '-a travelingrVnien-J ��������� ,���������  '.agerie -which was exhibiting-just ^out-v  side -Birmingham/ There* he found one \  of the'attendantsVfasteninglup^a^vari  cagfe containing a pair ofj-large^'gray; ,  .wolves.^He flung the man on .one"side'  %and opened the cage,^hutting hlnaself  -Jinvwith'the beasts and,daring any one>' (  to fetch .'him' out.   The strange: thingp  was'that the'wolves, which the^roprl-    "���������  '.e.t-0^ had always considered^'tlie"most'  "dangerous animals in the show, took'.no   i  notice  whatever of ,the fugitive,  but  shoived  great ill  temper toward the  'keeper and a constable,vwho had great  difficulty in dragging Houghton out.      '  ,,  > f.   1  .v..*1 >v<*a"il  "-'-.fH'^il  't ���������>-' Jfjfe  ,1 -1 r-jsikl  1>    IX-it-il  1 Y. ''*  ���������  ^     Y rt^i^I  v*������  ~ t        -   * ' i  A Question of Location.  "I thought, count, t.hat you were a  *ead shot?" -'"- T ���������.    ,  "I am." , !  "And yet, though Von safd you would  shoot ybur adversary ,through -the  heart, you hit him in the foot."  , "It was* an error\ of judgment. \ I  thought-his heart was-In his boots; it  turned.out to be in his mouth."���������Lou-  Telegraph. -       - . '      ,  Fond Mother���������Tommy,  you     don't'  seem very well.  Tommy���������No, maw, I ain't : I wish  I had let sister eat that third piece  uv pie  Kihi' Oscar of Sweden has ^every-  'thing fclmt goes to make a king popular, ^ JJe is a man of supremely aristocratic -appearance. -The - royal  housed, who profess to speak of him  as a royal parvenu, referring to his  crescent from the nptary of Pau, may  ���������well envy his personal prestige. ��������� He  is a very handsome inan( ���������lall, broad  and straight, with wonderfully-' -blue  eyes.  Some men -work all night long,  And some from sun to sun ,  But the bill collector has a ..snap���������  J-Tis work is alwavs dun.  Don't think that all gossips are females . ���������-  The population of the United King-  'dora passed that of France for the  first time in. 1892.  Death is the most solemn mpnic/nt  of our existence. TL is then .that the  devil-has; the last battle, with ti's. 'It  is as." it - he''were playing a game of  chess'',withy us. and.was watctiin'g tihe  moment, of'death to give,-.ys-check-,  mate.'v. He'who gets the1 better: of  him then has.won the battle of life'.'  ffiinard's Liniment Cm Colls, Etc  The new Italian coinage, bearing  the head- of,-Victor Emmanuel III is  read/ and it will shortly be issued  Most of the coins^.bcar the ..head"of  the king on one side and the Savoy  eagle on the other.        '    . ->-������������������' .  very Explicit.  Tommy���������'Willie, what 1=* a mush-  roornr anyw.ay ?  Willie���������Why, a''musiirbpui-fis^one of  those things., you think Ayou eat, but  you don't, an,d it;.kiils %*'&&'.   "''������������������'��������� ���������������������������.'/'���������  MATERIAL.  Sverything for the  Printer.  Oil TYPE  KMDEY CO.  "This is not .fare to me," "remark-  "ed 'the Conductor as-lie, li.an.ded- back  the I'lugged nickpl.  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CAMPdcLLo        r*T-r^^^T .���������,^, j r<~���������~  25c  s<rr���������> <ums d^fH^Auft^  *- i  '   We are pleased to note that' Hon. -  Mr Dunsmuir has signified his intention of,holding office and meeting the house in January, notwithstanding the rumor that his resig  nation had been 'handed,, into   the  Lieut-Governor some weeks   ago.,  .'In private affairs Mr Dunsmuir has  <   suffered severely/ which  is; deeply  - deplored by everyone, but  still the  '   affairs of the political' world must'  be transacted in-spite of   personal  4 Buffering ������nd calamities." The Premier deserves the highest commen-'  da'tion for the^stand  he has  taken  among so much bickering and strife  *���������       i *��������� J  and there is notithe least' doubt but  t *   j        .f  i .  that whatever line   of   action   he  if- ���������  takes he will have the cordial ap-  proval of the majority of the legislature. The present political tur-  moil which has been* raging so unceasingly does not, affect the few<  agitators who "delight in "crying  ''down Mr Dunsmuir,"'but it is the  .'whole province  that puffers,  more"  than' one-private' enterprise  has-  .been-arrested* owing to the������unsettl-  'If'Mr'"'  ploughing in clover/ economizing  the manure, the'feeding of all. pro-  ** ��������� *' ���������>  ducts on the farm until if is in the.  form' of beef,"butter, mutton, "etc.,  were all dealt' withJ. Mr\ Eitfot  was to have spoken on home" but  the lateness of the hour did not  permit. Ten ladies showed ��������� their  interest by attending and 64 gentlemen. Next meeting let all come,  no charge, all are welcome.  Y  o    ���������    ���������  Bakery  ed state of affairs.     II Mr! Dun'i ���������  Pr'i r'i������nj',- " *i " ' . ~.1 ,''*,;>"'--  -muir thought that his  resignation  would benefit the province, it would  have Ibeen  in the * hands   of ��������� the  Lieht.-Governor {long" ago,  but  as  only some one desirous of  stepping  into, his position   or some "of   the  other cabinet  positions would  ob:  *��������� j* "v     ������  tain any-benefit we think that Mr  Dunsmuir should wisely remain  where he is. which it is' his plain  duty to do, until a votein the house  decides whether or not he "is the  man for the Premiership of B.C.   '  Mr J. A. Halliday, of Sandwick  h is handed us the following for  publication:  Comox Farmers' Institute held  an exceptionally successful meeting  in Agricultural HalLy'Courtney, on  the 16th inst. It waft easy to have  a large meeting as Mr- Anderson  and Mr Elliott so pleased the people last April when they spoke to  the Institute that posters announc-  ing their coming filled the hall.  President McPhee filled" the ehair  and with a few well timed remarks  introduced MrAnde son. who spoke  on the cultivation of root crops and  potatoes, also on the advantages of  farm life. The thorough preparation of the soil before planting, the  manner of planting, the after cultivation, all were dealt with, the  selection of seed, when and how to  cut the sets and everything till they  are in the root house.  He eulogized farm life and gave  many reasons for advising the  young men to go on land as farm.*  ers. Mr Elliott, on cultivation of  and maintaining the fertility of the  soil, gave much useful advice. Surface culture, keeping  down   weeds,  Nanaimo. Oct. 15, 1901.  >'   '   * '  Wm. Hayman, Esq.,  Dear Sir and Brother,���������It   was,  ���������  with feelinge of Borrow, that we  -your brethren of Wellington L.O.L.  No,, 1619, learned of your sad 'loss.'  v������ Reminding us that where we.may1  .be, the -vision of ������������������ the������ day is pre-  scribed and.the revolving cycles of  time-point-with the cold cfinger of  death to thenar off home, beyond  the tomb/ ;She whom we haye just  laid to rest -in the' silent ,city, of ".'the  dead was our friend and sister; and  truer friend and sister never lived.  'But, words'are^empty "sounds, .and  we can but stand, |beside her grave  'and in the hush   and' silence . feel'  r.^ - <"* i'X  ----   *"''  ',, v*' ,  what fpetch has .never told, And  - we can hardly yet realize -that, the  i ������  '      i  >.   i- *   .      ''    .-  etalwart womanlyfprm, the gentle  ir   ", * ���������        * -    . . -    < "i :  loving hands, ne'er   closed  to, hu-  man need, the big, warm, generous  heart; that throbbed in cheerful re-  "  sponse to every noble impulse, Jnow  lies cold and   lifeless;   the ��������� gentle  kindly wife and mother is at ie&t. ;  t J Dea'f,.brother it is; theK prayer .of  <     i -" * *    ~l-    v'\ .  your brethren of Wellington, L.O.L.  point more than the  next highest.  Now when the judge told "Mr Halli-  day to give the first . prize   to   the}  rolls with the 97 poin'tr,   Mr. Halli-  day said he could   not  find  them,'  tr 1 * s ������  and a second acd , third" time he  told Mr Halliday the 21b. rolls  must be there, for he had' them on  his book.- Mr Halliday told him  he wae mistaken for the butter was  ��������� t  not to be found.. 'So Mr VanCliff,  who judged the butter, told Mr  Halliday if the 21b. rolls: with _the  97 points coiild not be   found,' the  next highest was to   get'the   prizo.  .   (.,,������������������'- ��������� .T    ' '  Now who is to blame for all this? I  do not blame  the gentleman   who  judged the butter, for  he told   me  * " " **��������� x  he judged fair and square to the  best of his judgment. J may say  that I'found my missing exhibit all  right.  '  Wm. Rennison. ..  Chocolate and Cocoanut,  ,Spice Fruit ancl Sponge, -  10c. to 15c.  Jelly'Roll's,"'*-   ":  jBuns and Milk Scones,'  15c. and 25c.  ,- '��������� 15cr' per doz.  COOKIES, Etc., 10c. perdoz!.,  Dunsmuir Ave       , Sdoak,  Spice; ,Ginger, Snaps, Lemon Snaps, ^  ".Diamond Bars, Sponge& Spice Drops, &c.  Cumberland, B C.,y    Minced Steak.Pies,.-'-.- 10c. or 3 for 25c.  g.   ; n        on Wednesdays & Saturdays. -\ - aj ,    ������,  HEADQUARTERS FOR  i.  ':'(  AND  Ffeliiiifi: Tacl&Ic  LOCALS.  No. 1619, that   God   will   comfort  you and your family in' this your  hour-[of sorrow,   trusting   in   His  goodness and meicy.  . Sincerely and humbly ^submitted  on behalf of L.O.L. No. 1619  ' Lremain, fraternally yours,  David Moffat, Sec.  " Editor Cumberland News,���������  Please allow me space in your  pap>r/to correct a' little error which  appealed in issue of 16th. You  say. that the butter with 96 and 97  points at Courtney  show captured  - first prizes. ~r am sorry to tsay ' I  got no prize for the same ,ai the  half poun J prints were not * entered  in the judge's book, but the card on  them represents 96 points with the  first prize card with my name on it.  Now how could Mr Halliday make  this mistake? When Dr. Millard  g^t 98 points and took the first  prize, I got neither second or third  prize. The simple reason is Mr  Halliday told tbe judge who judged  the butter he -did not. know- who  those exhibits belonged to, consequently h*������ did not "mark the No.  of points in his" book, but the  score card with points and the.-  number 16 was on the prints.  Now. about the 21b. rolls.     They;.  had the card   on   with   97   points  which is. I think, one point 'higher-"  than any other   21b.   roll   exhibit,  but I got no prize for them,.yet the  judges book records 97 pointSj.vone  King's birthday Nov.. 9tk \  Mr White has reached bedrock  at 130 feet in. his preliminary work  at  No.  7 shaft.     Active   sinking  ' -Y ' ' * Y D  ^will proceed with all despatch.- The"  'estimated depth, of   the   completed  ,flhaft will be85Utfeet.    ;/       '   ;J  ' . Mrs Carey   presented - her'.' hus-  band with a fine girl baby Monda/, i  Both^doing well.' ^Glad hand TVH.  ���������" "The,Jrk Stevens Arms   &��������� Tool'  Co., oj Qhibppee Falls,  MassI, who  have offeree]lio dirstribnte   $600   in"  ; cash prizes among the, 60 "young  ; people sending them   the   60' best  targets made with . Sieveus" rifles'  have decided to extend   their contest until Oct. 3lst, as   October  is  ,oneof the best months in   the year  for shooting.    Great enthusiasm  is  manifested among the' young  peo-  pie of the countryirr this   contest,  and if you have not already  entered, this is a good opportunity to try  your markmanship.    StevenB rifles  are acknowledged   superior  to   all  other makes."  Mrs Farmer's youngest child met  with a painful accident on Wednesday morning last, having, had cne  finger broken and three others badly lacerated in a wringing machine.  Mrs Bates of Union had the misfortune to break her arm some  days ago, by stepping off the verandah iri the darkness. The injured limb is progressing favorably  under Dr." Staples' skilled attention.  PERSONAL.  - Mr-F.'b: Little and Mr R. Duns- .  ,muir arrived   in   Cumberland   on  -Wednesday, ";and, left  on,'.Friday '  morning ft*r Victoria/  .'   E.lG. Prior, M.P? 'for. Victoria,^  secured over a thousand black bass.  y  *- >       '   v -'      vc     t '-,,,  (which have been .placed  in   Lahg-H  -;    j -     - r - .  ;<- t a ��������� U*T ������  ford and Florence,lakes. <. ,-( ������������������ , ������  u * Mrs Langman. wa^,',af pa-seng^r  - from .Vancouver on Wednesday.    .-  Mrs   McDonald    returned   from.  >Nanaimo on Wednesday where nheu  had been  attending   her. daughter -  'who'has been se.iously ill: ; " '  -r-  ���������p^*^YT t ^ ^Y-i ^ /-l^ YJ -Y  *-< Mr.and Mrs T. 'Kirkwood  drove  ���������  -from-Nanaimo to Union  on   Sun-  day.    Theyywiil.be  guests ,"of ���������Air  tand Airs T.-Whyte while here.  Air Hayman and family ��������� return-  ' J" A  ed from Nanaimo on Wednesday.  Dr Bailey   and ;wife,   and   Airs  Little   were  among   the   outgoiig  passengers on Friday, evening.  Mrs Kilpatri'ck   and  infant   left '  for Nanaimo on Thursday morning.  X L  The Presbytery of. Victoria' will  meet this (Wednesday) evening at  7:30 p.m., when the Rev. T.S. G-ass-  ford will be inducted into the pas-"  toral charge of St. George's,* Cumberland. Revs. W. B. Cumming of  Nanaimo, T. Afenzies of Comux, W.  C. Dodds of this city and ' W. Wilson of Numuch, India, will be  present.  Oolumbia' ElourM  vENDERBY, B. -C. f< ]  *���������'V.  ungarian.j:.;    :  > Three. Starv  '.   ' _    i       -"   ,    V  I   Wheatlets  ><X} '���������  ���������1. ������  *">     lY-     Y  -*'"'���������   "* 1* ^1  r ^  Stron^BaKeris!  R;f\Rithet������Co^  r*-     I  (LIMITED.)  Agents, -   Victoria, B.C  Hand Made Single r  ^.-.harness:.:  $15, $20 and. $25 for Rubber" Trimmed, i  Factory Harness $10, $12 a $18  TO THE LEAF.  BELIEF, MEETING.  At the meeting held last Saturday to formulate plans to collect  funds for the relief of the Lady-  smith sufferers, officers were elected  to start subscription lists. The  case of one of our own people was  brought up and it was decided that  steps must be taken to provide for.  her first of all. It ��������� is under stood  that the -proceeds of   the   Trinity  y.churb;hrchbir eoncert, which   is  to  be held in November, will   now be  ���������"diverted from its original  purpose,  to this laudable end.  A rich lady cured of her Deafness and Noiees in the Head by  Dr. Nicholson's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to his Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procure the Ear Drums may have  them "free Address No, 14517  The     Nicholson     Institute,     780  Eighth Avenue, New York, U.S.A.  . o  Notice.  Repairing" Neatly Done  while vou wait:  w. willard:  sll-  i  Riding on locomotives and rail  way cars of ���������. the Union Colliery  Companj' by any person or per  sons���������except train crew���������is strictly  prohibited. Employees are subject to dismissal for allowing same  By order  .Francis D. Littlb  Manager.  WANTED     ;  All kinds plain sewing. Work  promptly attended to. Apply to  MISS OLSEN, atMr-j   Ry Grant's.:  FOR SALE \  A few choice Shorthorn   heifers,  yearlings and  2-year  olds.     Will  make good milk cov.v.  Apply to H. E. CHURCH,  sll Comox.  LOST  On the 22nd August, a, gold ring  lettered Yukon.      A reward   of $5  will be paid on  returning same to  Chas. Bridges or Riverside hotel.  ag28 ROBERT GRANT.  Lost, stolen or strayed,., a ,.large  sorrel horse, 5-ycar oldy white patch  on neck. Reward of $5 on return-  to J. Carthew & Co., or for information leading Ito the. recovery;1 of  same. ol6;2fc  a"***:

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