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 /y*  NINTH YEAR.  CUMBERLAND,   B. C.   WEDNESDAY,   SEPTEMBER' 18; r9oi.'  Our Sale has  been *a'decided Success.  It is still bn, and  '(of  1  Are kill.to be had.  On Saturday next the 2 istjnst., we will  % offer the following special/lines:    V\. ;  ^>-:    'About 500 pairs' ofLadiWShoes:  * A quaritity of; La<3i������S and; Children's  ->-���������'       Knitted UnderweaV.       .   ,   .  *{  ,1 Men's   arid   Boys   Clothing.  oys bweaters., ���������.���������-,.  ' V1, e.  'FOR PARTICULARS SEE HANDBILLS.    .^  '** -   \ v   *        ,   'i       ,    '.   V       ^'jr    "I       ���������* i    ,     ������>   J*      1;.    tt.  THE LATE  PRESIDENT. J  A few days ago? ninety-nine  pen  Icent of the civilized   people of'- the!  ������||world rejoiced at what they though^  ^���������thefailureof the assassin's  bulletl  ani the great*'men  of   the   vvorldf  were showing their' sympathy' 'for!  the President a_d"'his .fauai'lv 'by!  (wiring kindly messages as, well as!  :ondemning the act of,the assassin.!  li ' ' 1  "���������' - '        \  [but now the change  has   come,; a!  reat and good'man has-been dai'd!  ^���������lo'w,theJdol of the American peo-f  y^ple, the esteemed of all nations hasf  T���������crossed the divide.      It  is only a  few months sinoe his - continental!  '���������   -t -fa-VilS-.-  MOKE BODIES.  !?**������:  \'t  <  Humored Recovery of Two Men on.  Admiralty Ialand.     /  of York to attend the  funeral  next  ���������'Thursday at   Carrion, Ohio.     The  Duke's trip to'B.C. map possibly be  cancelled.        '-'<;,  The city hall and public]  'school flags were .half1 'mastJJ Passengers!- returning .by-the  |ed and'with the S.tars and Strip. sKQlleen t0 Victoria\repoi,t that/ the  iof the Consulate, have remained so.Hfi ���������*. .' - , . .-.<-", --\ 1  im, ,'..<>.-" Er. bodies of two moie victims "of   the  |Thus, as upon the death .of our be-  jloved Queen, the Red Ensign,- aird  jthc Star'Spangled Banner, have,  gdrooped together in sorrow  -a  .Halifax, ��������� Sept." 13 th���������) Special)-  The   Ophiry with' the   Duke   and  Duchess  of York, on   board,   was]  sighted off Aspy  Cape  Breton,   atHpaesengers, but they had Deen pick-  Islander have been  picked gup  on-  f Admiralty Island, opposite Douglas  Island, to which the survivors pull-.  ,ed when cast, away from. t_e?< Isl-  ahder.    The names of the two' men  could not be recalled by the Queen  v_  , '1 *'.--'  |6:30 tonight;'all we'll.  Victoria, 7���������Judge* Martin   gave  judgment today in Deadman Island  pages o^  sum mar  ^���������trip had to be abandoned: on ' ac-||case.    Judgment covers 24 ]  (fB������ad watched his beloved wife  withBcase,fallf,a_d   the:.title   to ' Dead4l������\i:_ uk*^_^  _*J_������..l-_._T- ���������������  '  led up by_the Lucy..  A   raft   waa?"  drawn up on the beach near the two-  {bodies, as though they had drawn  it up and had  then succumbed to  exhaustion.  ���������M  \<5S.  fiud.watched' Kis,vbelovei_ wife  withl  r^'f milt,ln^^r^ and 'atten-^rfia^'s Inland is declared^ io, be-in!  Ub?Jha&b^",^e:t^ vi?Jm*$������Hi8 Majesty-the King'in  behalf, ofj  BIG    STORE .....       .__  ^;anarchi.4s^uliet. HAs .a^pri-Hthe'Erovirice o| B.C*, a^nd  arspecifIlBp^  (^ite ci^zen thV;iate/p:e8ide^ is granted   restrainingBed  !oVe_..the_reafest iinnnL.riKr   -. ir:e__s.u\. __'*���������_ __'^V'''i..:", *      . ,,.    S --  picked^p^ ^nd whichirill be retain-  A*,'     '    .    U^l-'&'l  ',-vVti^, i>/r,,vl  ������ch.IIes & Reitotii,1*1  ^I',, ;'^ ^61fYATE������:W^T,rVICTORIA, B,^.K -'#C^J  Itnd distress; hejwas'an'exatt^pi  (what an\urpia ht';, riiler should  ff-e'Crime wa-Jeomm^fted iri  hev same1 manner  as* <that-"whicri  Iftuse  i -\\. ���������.     .r   , *^TTr^~^~���������������������������~~,M������������������_������������������������������������������������������������i^������������������^���������i-  ^ ������_S_S^^<������SiSSaS^3@@@_53^ fiJ_^_k-e������SS_S^^/^j_Sg4_g^f"  .>������__)__. a paint tn S   !  A POINT TO  REMEMBER  WHEN YOU WANT-  Furhiture, Carpets,;  Lin-  /Z oleurhs, Wallpaper,  Or Anything in the  t- i  "It will PAY YOU to Correspond with  us.     We Manufacture or Ino port -in X-ar.Lots and   carry  the  Biggest  Assortment in the West 1/  OUR ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE'ON, REQUEST  jinarchist named Guiieauand now^Kinley are Abram Isaak,rAbraham  I^He beloved president of a great re-ffilsaak/jr., flippolyte Havel. Henrj  public has met the same fate'.    ThelfiTrevgelo, Clemens Pfeutzner, Alfred  jfirst named died on  ihe following^Schneider.  jmormng after the deed was com-il The examination of the prisoner J  jtnitted, while 'General Garneld|||last<d "until early this morning!  jlingeredf ������r weeks, and PresidentlSbut the police refused to make pub-j  IMcKinleygave up his life within ay'llio what information had Qbeen se-f  jweek of the fatal shot. The Ameri-ffcured,  lean,Republic has the pympathy ofl    New York, 10th���������Justice David!  Carey were.appointed lo   arrauSi:  for an entertainment in tbe   nvac*  [future.    The meeting then adjourn-  'cd until that day week (tomorrow)  at 7:30 p.m.,:in the old school/ Mr"  Mounce, M.P.P., filled the   chair,,  while Mr Ramsay acted  as  secre-  jtary. -  In all the churches at   Cumber-  jland, special reference was made to"  the civilized world in the tribula-blMcAdadj, of the Supieme Court offlthe late President McKinley.     At  ion they are calltdto pa&s through.pNe w York, gives the  ( pinion  thatHiTrinity church the Ven. Archdeacon  jandtheirferventprayer is that the|iEtrjma Goldman and  other   anar-^Scriven spoke feelingly of the de-  beloved , widow   will   be    grantedl|chists who are naturalized  citizensSparled, and cited an instance .of the  strength to uphold her in her terri-ifcan be expelled   from the   oountryHfgoodwill of tbe American people of  lui_ i .l _tiJ ., tfB *���������  WEILER  |b-e bereavement.  lL_'C0MPLETEvFURNLSHERS- VICTORIA   B  C  p3 ^X**^^^^  DEATH OP THE PRESIDENT.  Mr George Clinton.   U.S.   Vice  JConsul here, was officially notifie  j*)f the death of President McKinley  Jon Saturday morninp,  giving  him  on the grounds that they have  isworn falsely, in that they obtained certificates of citizenship by  ifi aud, in testifying that they were  attached to the principles of the*  'government and would support U.  ;S. constitutional laws.  D_ i i ^   , Hu-   ���������    ,      t.       -       ',",������" M   Pekin> s������Pfc-  7���������The   settlement  irect irom  the   r;o]fHhl8instructl0nsa8 to h������lf masting������?   .   ,, ,        _,.        ,   ,  ^ 11UU1    LU^     VjrdlLM 6*iprotocol between   China   and   the  ^the flag, etc.    The lamented   presi-tf  ���������dent's death was not   anticipated!!  [until a few hours before it happen-!^    We have bv en  informed   by  Mr  'd.    Indeed, his lecovery had   been^*i^eo- Steven?,   that he   intends   to  - Knitting Co.  TIGER BRAND  Underwear  lor Boys, Youths & Men  [looked upon as an absolute ceitain-  ly, and thevnews of his rapid sink-!  ing on Friday was a shock to every!  one. The end came at 2:15 Satur-i  |day morning.  He had  been  unconscious  since;  7:05.    His last conscious hour on!  Also New Clothing consisting oJiLrth was spent with   his   wi/e,   to  Suits; Pea Jacket., Boys Short^t^^^^'^^^?^  - BhnrA    He died  unattended   by   a  Long Pants, Fancy  Vests, etc.,v _������mmi8ter/������i the gospel, but  his last?  ���������'  ^words were an humble  submission'  ^^���������^     J^������rth'e will of God in whom  he be-  *7 ^^    gj ieved.  King Edward ha,s ordered   Duke  |fence his   lot,   opposite   the   court]  house, at an early   date.      As   the]  .Comox road now encroaches on thej  property, the fence will  matte that!  thoroughfare so narrow  that   passage with vehicles  will be   almost!  [impossible.      Mr Sievens says  hel  has notified the Cbuncil/of'the roadj  being misplaced,-and .requested.' that!  steps, be taken to remedy the error j  but that'nothing has been done in]  the matter.    As he  wishes .to   use!  lot, he is now forced;   to   take   this  |step.  [San Francit-co towards the British  nation  when   our  revered   Queen  idied.      He    being   a    resident at  that     time,    remarked    that    on  every   store and      public - building     flays    were    hung    at   half  rmast and one could almost imagine  themselves living   in   an   English  ��������� city  as no   opportunity   was   lost  where sympathy could   be   shown,  [At evening service  the   Rev.   Mr  iJeremy spoke briefly on  the  same  {subject.    The church was J>eauti-  fully draped by Mrs J. Roe for the  [solemn occasion.     The Ven. Arch-  ��������� deacon   also   announced   that   on  Sunday the 22nd  during morning  service of the harvest thanksgiving,  he would as representative of   the  [Bishop induct Rev. Mr  Cleland.  jwho succeeds our esteemed and behoved   Archdeacon in   the   parish  I work of Cumberland.  ��������� : o -  ' .  ���������  - ������ . .. '        ���������_   ��������� ��������� ���������������. -"7  A fine assortment of rain coats at >J^  f  Lf-i?er's.  ���������^ ri .7111 -'T- * '��������������������������� .'-iT'^^j-m^-���������''~  7  ���������\*  (, -V  *w������  t-  V  H;  i'������    '  ���������A   I  ?���������  ''ll '  Hi  \l  f/  If"  !&'  tv ���������  ' s '  if: ,.  4-  i'f'*-.  vj _   ���������  H"  iH -. j  *.(..*���������  ft(     .-  I-  f  '-'J'  l'ji'  &/  ,&  ..i_  jtj-  fei  \h  J  le'  I'.  1  i'j  ������I  It;,;'-  9������M99SMMMSO������SM9M  A Goddess  of Africa.  ��������� ��������� ���������  A Story of the Golden  Fleece.  ��������� ���������  s  By ST. GEORGE EATHBONE  S  ii -1.  l'.j;5.-  ;':!.  ���������sg.oeoa������f���������������������������eca@f  As for the professor, he was wildly exuberant, and poured forth a^jargon of French and English, regardless of the fact that no one paid the  slightest attention to his rhapsody,  tsach being' concerned in his own affairs. . '  It seemed'to Rex that the triple  headed squatting monster glared at  him with the eyes of a demon, and  the stone arms- appeared ready to  clasp him in their" cold embrace; but  Ilex had looked upon this',monster  before and was'not at all alarmed.  He .passed between the king idol  and the' one on his left, -which re-  ' sembled a carved "Buddha he had seen  (>iii an Indian citj-. As he stood  there, the three 'heads were fully six  feet above his shoulders.' P The shadows behind the great image were j  clean cut and ' intense, just what  -might have been expected when- a  white flash ^illuminated the centre of  tho apartment. ���������, ���������  Rex    knew,. what   to do.   ' He had  '  been posted  oven     on his "first  visit,  .thanks to the explicit directions given him in .advance.   ;, Ilis hand touched  the  cold  stone,   slipped  along     it  carefully.:   until   ascertain   xirojectidn  reached    when    ^ne    proper,  pressure  caused "a portion  of  give  way, revealing  cavity.       "3/  The    'adventurous  tlie pedestal to  an    iii'.iy    black'  clown   ,on  his "knees  -American  instantly/  was  and  thrust hit. head inside the opening.  Strange     colored   fires   sieuied      to  ������leam above���������lances of green a'nd  blood red and golden yellow flashed  'across   each   other.    ; Hex   knew'   the  3. origin, of these���������that they came'  "through the -eyes belonging ,-to the  three heads of the heathen ima^c,  eyes  formed'*of great  jewels  perhaps,  " rubies,   emeralds; and   topa?,   through  which   LorU/ Bruno's     photographic  flash-light t.*?.hone   with' the   po\\er' of  ar  elect ru^'flood.  Another ; ms,tar.t    "and     Hex     had  .drawn a match along tlie cold stone,  and .as the/flame butst forth he applied it to a small candle' \\kich he  had taken from" his'pocket,' which  in turn was iastened to the flag that  ��������� formed the base of. the idol's interior,  using a little .melted'wax  to se-  -. cure 11 there. .n ���������  '*      ^ ,.  / J-le gave but1'a single glance of cur-  *iositye upward,   and  snulod   at   What'  -he   saw,   comprehending   tne   use     to  which the stone*steps must have been  ��������� put in the 'timp, when ftns *k1d1 was  worshipped "-by the people 'wj:o had  their habita.tic>&. in .the ancient crater  of I-Crokato,' ages before the Zulus appeared  i:pon> the scene*'.   "  Undoubtedly craity priests were  wont to socpyte IheuiJio-hes vwthin  the hollow gqcL.and in various,ways  suited to their unscrupulous ingenuity work upon the- credulity 01 the  prostrate worshippers who cast themselves   fce/ore  the  stone  image*.  Rex knew .that sv.ch impositions  were not altogether unknown in the  present day', ,although, peiluin*. they  , might not be "so opeiil'y" practiced���������  still, the abje-Jt devotees were just as  blind with regard to the learful deceptions  practiced  upon   them.  After that one c\ meal survey of the  empty  space   abo\c   his    head.      lie-:  turned his attention  to another quarter,   in  which he had  more reason to  be  interested.  The dust of ages had settled upon  everything���������a fine impalpable dust  that upon the slightest movement  filled the air, almost causing strangulation. When centuries roll on such  an accumulation assumes generous  proportions oven in the most air  tight repositories as tho pyramids  of Egypt���������gram\by grain it gathers,  growing slowly but surely as the  years creep  on. toward eternity.  As Rex Hastings knelt there, with  his remnant of. a wax candle serving  as a torch, his eyes fell upon what  appeared to be little more than an  irregular heap of stones, lying at the  foot of the rude steps, and covered  with dust to such an extent that its  nature could only be vaguely guessed  at. -.'..,  A second look, might arouse- s'till  greater curiosity, for it would disclose the fa-cb-that something had'  reccn'tly. occurred to. disturb one end  of the dust strewn ridge. -Kex could  no doubt have ���������explained that to-"the  (jueen's taste,,,sinc'c'his hand had been  the prime cause of i'fc' all. ���������"���������/    ,  ..Even now lie lost no ���������lime, in speculation,  butrea/lied   out a  hand   that  ��������� 'trembled.-.in' sp:it'e   of   his   remarkable  nerve,  Another instant and the decoration  had been accomplished���������the ��������� eyes of  a latter day argonaut -had fallen upon  the treasure of the ancient gods.  The. little pile soinnied to be covered with a parchment like-.fabric that  had resisted the ravages of  time,' and  ��������� pt the same time .served to'��������� protect"  from tho encroaching ;<hist the...precious   collection  which   it  shadowed.  When this cloth had been cautiously dragged aside, disturbing as little  'its' possible-the accretion of ages, Ilex  gasped for breath, and surely with  cause, for certainly.- the-eyes of adventurer never before were ravished  with a more, wonderful sight since  1hc famous conquistadors of old, Pi-  zorrd and Cortex scoured Peru and  Mexico,  unearthing the  treasures     of  the sun-worshippers and the ancient  Aztecs, and gathering rooms-full of  gold and silver.  Heaped upon each other, in a confused mass, just as they had been  tossed into this sacred and secret hiding place ages ago, perhaps by the  last priest of the oracle, were scores  qf golden images and vessels of ,the  most amazing- and grotesque shape  imaginable, such as would fill the soul  of an antiquarian with the most stupendous delight.' '  Many of those -were possibly idols,,  others may have had some connection  with the temple. r Ope must admire  the delicate workmanship shown, in  their construction, and it,was very  evident that this ancient people who'1  lived in the heart of southprn Africa,  even before the blacks held undisputed sway, must have brought their  'knowledge af working in t the precious  metals either from ,far away India  or from Egypt.  Tattle Rex cared at that particular  moment what the origin of this exquisite gold filigree'work upon .several of "the vasesr might be���������his'whole  soul was wrapped, up ,in 'contemplation of the collection, and the thought  that by right of discovery it was his  almost' overpo(wcrcd hitn, for at' this  moment ot' exaltation scruples "were  not apt to -arise within his mind regarding his prerogative as1 claimant.  He again stretched out his hands  and allowed his eager fingers to close  about a vase that stood' almost eight  inches high. It was bound over the  top with parchment tied'with several  ligatures, and as he raised the whole  Rex found it necessary to exert considerable strength.  '' To "snatch out his knife and score  away the parchment was but', the  work of a second, when' out poured  a handful of small 'stones that glittered and glowed' even '-in the feeble  candle-light..   - ��������� , ,  They were gems of the purest "water, precious stones, rudely cut it is  true,'but many< of them in such a  prismatic0 way as to bring out astonishing beauty���������rubies /that may once  have adorned the brow of a Cleopatra, dazzling diamonds that m the  cycles of time.passed since*they were  torn from their original lodgment iri  t!he dark mines*of the earth, possibly  glittered in the crown ,of some mighty  rajah of ancient India, or the coronet  of a Chinese Mogul., In .mystery was  their story wrapped. - and in impenetrable gloom must it ever remain. ��������� c>  After lying here in the ruins ,of ^the  Temple' of Azor these centuries, .-when  the world .had made '* such progress,  with" the Anglo-Saxon race dominating- its arteries  of trade and seeking  4-  .WINNIPEG MARKETS.  WHEAT���������No. 1 hard, Fort William,  GS^c; 2 hard>62V������c;  3 hard,  62y2c  COUNTRY WHEAT���������52 "to 56c per  bushel.  ,,PLOUE���������Prices hold steady. Lake  of the Woods Five Roses, $2.00; Red  Patent, $1.85; Medora, $1.4:5; XXXX  ������1.15 per sack of 08 pounds. Ogil-  vic Milling 'Co., Hungarian, ������2.00 ;  Glenora Patent, S1.S5 ; Alberta,  $1.65; Manitoba, SI.50; and. Imperial XXXX, $1.10 per sack of 98  pounds. ,    ^\ 1  M1IXFEED.��������� Bran, $11.50 per ton,  shorts S13.50 per ton, delivered.  GROUND , .FEED���������Oat chop, ������28  per ton; mixed barley and oats, ������25  per ton," and corn $22 per,ton.  o- OATS���������Manitoba oats are practically out of the market. Ontario  oats are, worth <17 to 48c per bushel,  in car lots. ',       . ,       ,  BARL.EY���������None offering. ,  CORN���������52���������to 53c per bushel., ���������  Hay���������Fresh' baled / hay, $9 to $10  per <ton' in  car  lots   on   'track here.  Loose   hay   on    the   street is    also  worth SS to $9(per ton.  .POULTRY���������Dressed spring chickens,  30  to 4.0c each.  DRESSED MEATS���������Fresh beef, 7 to  3V2C per lb; veal 7-to'S^c; mutton,  lie per,lb; hogs, 8c per lb.      ' "   ,  BUTTER���������Creamery, 16c per pound,  Dairy���������lie per pound.  CHEESE*���������8c per pound'.'  EGGS.���������lOi^c per--dozen.   ,  HIDES^-No'. 1 inspected hides. 5V������c  5y2 to 614c; veal calf, 7c to 8c;  dea-  kins,  25   to  4.0c;  slunks,   15c to 20;  horsehides,   $1   to   $1,50.     ���������   *  WOOL���������Manitoba^, ���������wool is , worth  about 7i������c delivered here."  SEIS'ECA^ROOT���������24c per lb.*  LIVE STOCK.*'   ,  ,  CATTLE-^Fat cattle'.are quoted at  3i/2 to'4c,-per pound,   delivered here.  'SHEEP���������4^.' to\5c per lb."  IIOGS-Best hogs  are worth $5.75  per J00 pounds;   ' '   *    ,  MILCH ��������� COWS���������The.demand' is limited. Prices range,f-from>*'$30 .to $40.  IIORSES-^Very little'demand. Work  horses -will-*-bring from' $1.25" to $200  each-, according" to -weight and quality.   ,;   -;--..    ���������   *   - ;-' ������  OUR   AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS.  Tbe Importance of tlie British Columbia  Aiurkfet to tlie Weslerii Fdimer.  The following letter, of deep interest to the settlers of Manitoba,and  the Northwest Territories^ appears in  the last issue of the Nor'-West Farmer : ���������    , ''  "It,is probably no exaggeration to  nay that Alberta,' from Gardston to  Edmonton is filling up'^more rapidly  than any other section of the .'Northwest.      A great many settlers    from  the United   States,, possessing     both  capital and experience, are coming in;  and'as'the best of the free homestead  lands south of the,line are about exhausted, there is every reason to believe  that> this movement from    'the  States is destined to grow at a' constantly accelerated rate/     The Americans  come here  in    order  to  obtain  cheap land ;   they sell their farms in,  the Western States for $30 or $40 an  acre and  buy  large blocks  here    for  $3.   It i.s a good stroke of business  for farmers with' big families.       ''  /"Obviously,  however, ���������   the     future  well-4/eing of these" people,  with   the  growth of the .migration turns  upon  their   ability    to   obtain* a  profitable,  market 'for their products.    The mar-;'  ket  of  Southern!'    British    Columbia,"  with  its  gold  and  silver  mines,- ab-'  sorbs  a, great deal-of the  beef," hay,  oats,  poultry,  eggs,, flour,   etc.,   raised on  this side  of    the Rockies; .indeed, but for the development   which  has  taken^   place    there    'we should'  hardly have witmessed the rapid set-  a  adventure and conquest -in every land  upon,which the,sun shone, behold, in  due time one of this same venturesome 'people, fated to tear away the  barrier that had so long prevented,  these princely gems taking their rightful place among the coveted'treasures  .of a world's admiration, and 'once  more casting them, forth t'o become  an object of. barter among the nations.   ' .,  Rex was a practical * man after all.  and he sternly crushed" dn\vr> <������-^c~  leetingsi of; awe and veneration which  lie must naturally experience upon  gazmg'uponisuch a'remarkable treasure trove.  There would be a better time and  opportunity to consider these things  in the future, when danger no longer  hovered about them.  Just now the practical business lin  hand enlisted his whole attention and  sympathy.  That he had anticipated this very  pleasant moment became evident, for  what should he do but haul out from  a pocket several stout little canvas  bags, such as are used by banks all  over the world when transporting the  gold coin of the realm.  .Snatching up a handful of the gems  he thrust them into the yawning  mouth of a small bag.  As he did so, from the idol above  came a rusty sound very like a dismal groan, and which naturally-  thrilled the adventurer, "such was the  strain upon his nerves."  Springing to his feet he dashed out  of the cavity and sprang around the  base of the idol, half expecting to  have one of,those many arms swoop  down and thrust him through with a  poisoned blade-  A cheery laugh greeted his appearance and did much to restore his  equanimity,  especially  -when his eyes  CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY  TIME TABLE     _' J ,  also  well.  The  Lord  head  Eric  and  reassured     him   that   all     was  man who laughed was of course  Bruno,   still   squatting   on     the  of  a   broken   idol     which      Red  had   rolled   out   for   his   benefit,  evidently. *, making    remarkable  sketches of    the    assembled    deities,  which   iii   due  process  of  time  would,  ravish  the eyes  of'those- who  patronized  the'.-enterprising  London'   magazine for*-which- the artist  travelled.    ���������  "Don't wonder-it set your nerves in  a   tremble,   my- boy. .   It's  only  Jim,  perched up on.the pedestal, and moving one of  the  extra  arms his royal  nibs' is provided with.    I suppose the  priests  used  to ,-work  it from,the inside,   and  that  awful  groan  sent  'the  cold  shudders  through   the multitude  lying"  on their faces.     Gad, they were  up to  delightful, tricks in those good  old  days, : eh,  and . yet" in  my  travels  I've seen  things  just as   brazen  practiced in communities  supposed to  be  eivilized  to-day.     Go   on   with .   your  work, - Rex." ���������',If it's  as  pleasant    as  mine you are    to .   be  envied I    tell  you." ' ���������'���������'.--;���������'���������.  ���������������������������  {SO 8B COJmNTTZB.]  ������������������'..���������������������������'. VDeep Co:il Mining.  Four, thousand feet below the surface is considered to be the lowest  depth for profitable coal mining.  The average . depth of British coal  mines is 750 to 850-feet, but same  of them are worked at a depth of 2,-  ������500 feet.  S.S./'Marie, Owen Sound,  Toronto LiV AK.  andEast, ViarLakes,  Mon., Thur3      __    *  Tues ,Frl. and Sua      ~     6.3C  Montr0.1l, Toronto.  New   York and ,, '  east.'via all rail, daily.,, :.... 21,50 0.3������  Eat   - Portage - and    intermediate  points, Mon., Weil. & Fi i /..   7.C0  Tue3.,Thurs. &Sat  1800  LRat <; Portage     and     intermediate    ���������  -���������joints, Tues.,Th*H'3, aDtl Sat  14.C0 '  Moi;.r Wed. anci Fii .-.        ' 12.33  MoLson, Luc Du Bonnet  and   inter  mediate Points. Thurs only :..   7 30 13.15  Portage la Prairie, Brandon, Calsjary        j  Nelson and all KootenEy and' Coast    '" I  points, daily     7.15 21.23  Portage 1?- Prairie, Brandon, and in- *  termediate points, daily ex Sun.... 19.10 12.15  Portage la Pi-a'rie. Brandon, Moo-e-  1  jaw and intermediate points daily  ex Sunday  -...'    3."C 19.10  G1? d -tone, JTeepawa, Minned 03a and  intermediate poi.its, v...uly ex Sun.  Sh^al Lake, Yorkton and intermedi-  - ate points, Mon., Wed. aud Fri ....  Tuos. Thurs., and Saturday   Ra'iid    City,     Hamiota,     Minotu.  Tues., Thurs. and Sat   Mon., Wed a-*dFii .-.  Morden, Deloraino andintermediace  points. ; daily ex L>un  Napinlia, Alameda and intermediate  roint3, Mon., Wed., Thurs. 6s Sat  Mor., Taes.,T_uis and F>*i   G-lcnboro, i-Jouris,  and inte.'mediate  points, cat! y ex Sun   Na-rinka.EIolita, Alameda and inter  mediate points,   Mon., Wei , tfri.  Tues., Tnurs. aud Sat   Pipestone, Re ,ton, Areola and intc*  med'ate j*oinls, - Mon. V ed., Fn.  Tues., Tnurs. and Sa t ,   Frobysn're, Hirsh. Bicnfait, Estc-  vn/ij i_������i������* ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������* ���������������������������������������������* ������������������������������������������������������  jyiOH*������������������������������������3 ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� *��������������������������� ������������������������������������ ������������������ ������������������������������������ ������������������������������������������������������ ������������������������������������  Grstna, St. Paul, .Chicago daily  Stonewall. Tuelon..Tue3. Thurs, Sat  West Sel-irk Mon, Wed, Fri  West Selkirk Tues. Thuv3, Sat  Emerson Mon, Wed and Fri  S.So':0..������  8*3 v  8.3:  7.40  7.40  7.30  7.3C  7.30  7.30  lt.10  122J  18 30  7.50  19.10  19.10  19.2D  10.20  18.45  18.45  18.45  1\45  13. I  18.31  10.0������  17.1C  W. LEONARD,  Gen. Sui/t.  o. e. Mcpherson.  Gen. Pas3. Agent.  TEE CANADIAN NORTHERN ET. GO-  Stations and Days.  I Leave  Going  South.  13.45  10.45  Leave from   Canadian  Northern depot���������       |  Winnipeg 10 Morris .Em  er3on,St. P���������uletc.dly  St Paul    to    Emerson  Morris, Winnipeg dly  VVhr-iipegr    10   Borvntl,  Miami. Bel nont,Hart-  ncy & Brandon, Mon.,  Wed and Fri.    -   -  -  Brandon, Hartney, Belmont, Miami, Roland,  to Winnipeg,   Tues.,  liiursand Sat.    -  -  Winni -eg to Portage la  P.' ana   intermediate  s:ations, daily ex Sun.  Porfc.ige la P. and inter-  medivte   stations   *���������:������������������  Winnipeg dly ex Sur.1 18^0  Winnipeg to stations on  Beaver and Delta bran  clie3, Tuc3. and Thurs  Beaver and Delta hr'ch  stations, to Winnipeg  ��������� Tues. and Thurs.-  Winnipeg to Portage la  P., Gladstone.    -   - ��������� -  Dauphin,    etc.,    Mon.  Wed. and Fr'I. ,.'���������''-  Dauphin. Gladstone, P."  la Prairie, Winnipeg  'x'ues., Thurs. & Sat.  Winnipeg to Wp'gosis.  reTue3. aud Thurs. - -  VVinnipegosi-i   to   Wpf;  Mon. and Fri   Winnipsg      to . Grand  View, Mon. and Fri.  SrrandView to .-, Wpg  Tuc3. and-Sat.v   Dauphin to    Wp'gosis  and return, Sat   Dauphin to Swan Eiver  & El wood, Wed. ....I  Elwood to Swan River  & Dauphin, Fri.  Leave from. O. P. depot  Winnipeg   oO Warroad  Beaudette and intermediate stations.Mon,  Wed., and Fri.     Beaudette, Warroad,cte.  to Winnipeg Tues,,  Thur3. and Sat.     ���������  Leave  Going  North.  20.0U  11.55  16^30  13.00  D.45  9.45/  9.15  9.45  o.OO  14 10 '  O.CD  8.05  8.0)  8.00  8.C0 '  8.0)  G.C0  16. ii  5.01   ;  Arrive  7.15  13.30  13.15  .13.3)  io.za  23.-15  14.2C  2X4o  HnOO  20.45  ������0.45  20^45  10.15  19.15  V  12.C0  ���������'(5.00  1S.S0  2L35  72.20  tlement now goiri^^onin_Alberta. '  "������r. am. not a protectionist;, but -  free, trader  in 'principle, .nevertheless  I; think that henceforth the Dominion-  Parliament should take every reason-  able^precautions to preserve the British Colombia market    to Canadians.*  We cannot hope-for profitable farm-'  ing^ in.  these  parts  without   it;   and'  it is a .platitude to,.say,that if; farming does, not pay,  we( needb'.not look*  for    immigrants     from���������-the  '.'United'  States  or anywhere else.   Permitv>mc  to state ivt'lic case as I nnd- it in. the  Trade and .Navigation" rettiilis of last  year.   , .   .  -���������;,*.    , ;i. .������V.S v "'     '     ���������  '"   '  "The ' foreign '"'good's^ entered   for  'consumption     in '  British'    Columbia  amounted to  ������10,300,000, Nof   wnich  no less than $6,400,000 worth came  from the United States. .The American .bread-stuffs    imported amounted*  in value; to ,.?165,000;  eggs, $57,000;'  hay, $54,000; bacon;and hams   S327,r  000;, poultry, $16^000; canned meats,r  $40,000:    potatoes,     S23,'000;  tomatoes-and other, vegetables,   $60,000:  horses, ,$15,'000;' sheep,' $96,000, and '  so- on.    The     imports  of bread-stuffs  included   flour,  $58,000 ;-���������* bran ��������� 'and  feed, 4$56',p00;     oats,' . $12,000;   peas  and-beaW^S'l5,000;  wheat,   $3 4:000.  All  told,' the; agricultural     products  "and live animals with meats^-, import-  eel from the United' States  arn'ourucd  in value'to very;iicarly_$l,000r000.  ','As you "are' aware, farm products  raised on .this side of the boundary  are practically'shut, out bf'the United States. Their specific and ad valorem duties are higher by a good  deal than ours, and, what is more,  the valuation upon which their }ad  valorem duties are, levied is usually  excessive.' The Canadian duties were  framed on thetl basis of prices in the  older provinces. For example, , the  duty oft $2 per ton on hay amounts  to something in the east, where the  price of hay is $10 or $12, but it  amounts to little in British Columbia where hay coming from Idaho  and Washington sells at the minas  for '$20 or $24 per ton. The United  States duty on hay is $4.  "Again, the Canadian duty of 3  cents per" dozen on eggs looks big  in the older provinces, where the farmer gets 10 or 12 cents for them.  On the other hand, it cuts no figure  to speak of in Southern British Columbia, where eggs frequently sell-fc>-  60 cents. ' The United States dutj' on  toms valuation  approximates to   the  fair market value,  but the -American  customs, on the Montana frontier at  any rate, places a value on our stuff  which" can only be characterized     as  exorbitant.      I know a  case    -where  Canadian vegetables going into Montana were valued * at ,75  per  cent  in  excess   of  the   current  market   price  at Macleod and'Pincher, so that-the  duty became prohibitory.    c The 'Can-.  adian duty" on potatoes   is   15  cents  per  bushel,  the American 25 ;  Cana-~  dian duty on butter  _ cents, American0 6;  Canadian, oh  dressed' poultry ,,  20  per cent,   American  5   cents    per,  pound;   Canadian, on  live   cattle,   20'  per, cent,    America'n 27^;     Canadian  on horses ,20 per cent,; American $30 ,  p������r head.  "I am not .advocating    reciprocity  of tariffs, which would be as absurd '  as impracticable.   I'should not favor  protective, duties  at all if we- had at  reasonable show ,to sell in  the  ijni-'  ted  Slates.   But'as wo are excluded  from that market by a,Chinese wall,  and-have'no     market    save  th-i,t ,of.  British, Columbia; ,to look to,*  ltd jo's'  seem to '"me/ that'-Hhol,Canadian tar id' -  on certain-farm products .ought/ to���������!:*e  increased,  and musL'_e increased'   if''  we are to peop]e Alberta. '      \  "A glance  at"' the ^\map s will'-;shew "'  that  on-the ' American    -side, of- t:\e,  boundary'   there    are " large 'fertile" *6j  tracts .within .a   comparatively short, ���������  distance'of the    mining, /Centres     of  British'-Columbia.      All, things    con- 1  sidered,  Canadian  Pacific* rates  from '  Alberta to ^ernie.'and^tiip.Ko^cefiays  are quite reasonable]^but ,wi.,h    the"  multiplication   of 'railways    , ruuniinj o^  south the importation^ of Am<���������-ic-?.n  farm  product's v������iss certain   to.grow...-,'  and the' more -the;..Americans .sell  the^/  less/1 ,siippose, \will* the, British' Col- V  umbians"buy from us.   ,You ui'ay say,   ,l  if you-like, that'Jflam, asking parlia.-*^.  me*ntc'-to fight" v,vagainst nature, .'that'/>���������  the'natural."market    of  British ,Col-, 5.  umb^ia alike -for/sales1 and purchases'/'  is,souLh of-, the line, and we, have 11 oj,  business,to'-interfere-with tliat heav- -"���������  en-ordained/, .dispensation., ,'f^Against/*  argumentVof this-sort,1-which I.'admit'?  to be weighty, 1^ set the fact ',which*-'  cannot be got lover, that,  if'^falining/,  in    Alberta-is    to  pay,1 we-'muBt- be/  able/to sell oiir wares in-British Columbia, since we have no  otlier mar-    -  ket  to sell   in;   whilst  if  that    fails  7  and farming  ceases   to, ber-profitable,!  then we are without hope1! for the fu- /  turo *and   one   of" the 'choicest,* spots'   '  God's earth     will  cease - ,toj attract-/-  popiilation.  ~ ���������      ' <".-��������� -   >v-    ^  >l Pincher Creek, July, 10. "' "./,.'J  an-  ��������� - u ,BIED ALL 'ALONE. / ' ,:  ������ Winnipeg,- July 20..-Aloiie 'and  cared ���������for,, Thomas ^Winters,' tan ,'\old "-*  resident of this city/'died.in .his lium.'-; -,  >ble -abode' on' Princessr " street ponf.  Thursday night. He wa's, found'deadV  in bed yesterday, '- morning.- .Heart.,  failure is believed to have been * the  cause. ���������>' - .,/ /,    .    ...  Coroner, Benson was called in/but  it is������ scarcely likely Ire will demand..'  an inquest. -' * 7"  The deceased was'lately in the general hospital, and was discharged as '  cured. ,He was subject to heart failure, and that', 'no doubt, caused'his  death. The -Veterans' association]' of  which deceased was a member, will  have charge of the funeral. ���������  The  old  man    evidently 'knew    his.  end was at hand, for attached to the  fence post at his residence was found  a note'written' as     follows :      "Will  some one kindly tell the police   that  Beside  of crape.  an old man has died here."  the note was 'a small piece  eggs is  5  cents.  Where ad valorem  duties   are     imposed  by   us   the   cus- j dertaker.  'CONCEDED.  A Brandon, woman called up her  grocer by telephone the other morning, and *after she had sufficiently  scolded the man who responded, she  said ������������������  "And what's more, the next order  you g-et 'from me will be the last I'll  ever  give you."  "It probabljr will, madam," said  the voice at -the other end of the  wire.      "You  arc talking  to   an   un-  GREEN SICKNESS  OR CHLOROSIS  Just at the threshold of "Womanhood, that trying period  when the whole system is undergoing a complete change, many  a girl. falls a victim to Chlorosis or Green Sickness. Her disposition changes and she becomes, morose, despondent and  melancholy. The', appetite*is changeable, digestion imperfect  and weariness and fatiguevare experienced on the slightest exertion. Blondes become pallid, waxy and puffy ; ^brunettes  become  muddy and grayish in  color, with bluish   black   rings  .under the: eyes. ��������� /.. .,;.-��������� -'\ ���������=��������� /.'���������-.'.���������. '"*..   ���������.:/;;.'./..:.;.���������;..'/���������.  ���������'/���������' Examination shows a remarkable, decrease in .the', quality  of the blood. Iron and.>such/other/ restoratives as>afe admirably combined in Dr; Chase's Nerve Food are demand ed by  the -.'system-. '������������������ .The regular and persistent use of -Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food cannot fail^to benefit;ahy^,girl..,or .-young woman  suffering from Chlorosis,- feminine irregularities or weaknesses  resulting from/poor' blood or exhausted nerves. It reconstructs wasted tissue, gives color to the cheeks and ���������new vitality to every organ of the body.  D.B. HABTNA,  Gen, Sapt.  GEO. H. SHAW,  Traf,, Mgr  Fifty cents a box,   6  from' Edmanson,. Bates: &  boxes  for  $2.50 ;   at all dealers,   pr  post    paid  Co., Toronto.      Agents  wanted  for  Dr;- Chase's  Last and Complete Receipt. Book and Household Physician.  ���������>���������.-_ tiKJ~y;r^i^fj;s"'M.Ka>iir.>  r-.'^-if''���������-.)* *(q������*-* ?;--i_~.^  -;*it r/--.:: r"^TJ^-4'-W j.-.-^t. *r.'i'X?r-XS?'Jz?J,-2'r- v v??. J     i !
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AS ONE MAN TO ANOTHER.
Ton know ray pa, he always says,
When %\e have company,
A-pattin me upon the head,
"This is my son," says he,
*'Pr-raps tbe future president,"
And then, with wink an grin,
'rHe'll give my head another pat
Or pinch my cheeks an chin.
The other day my pa an me
,Went out into the sbcd.'   '    .
Pa���well, lie had his hick*ry switch,       ���"
An I just up an said,
"Pa,'\but my voice was awful watk.
Says he, "Speak up,' my 6on."
"When I am president,'"/says I,
"I'll,'member what you've done,
, "An/l here I shouted big an loud,    ,    '
"I'll lock you up in jaill" <
Then I just turned my back myself,/
Expcctin him to whale.,-
But first I knew I heard him laugh;
He laughed until he cried;
Then he sat down right on the wood,'
,    An pulled me to his side    . >  '
An talked to me a long-,'long while
.    'Bout when ho was a boy     "   *    .
An all the games he used to play,       /
,    "Ole cat" an '.'Siege of Troy,"
An now my. pa and 1 are chums; '       (    '
Pa's broke his switch .in two.
When l think what I said that day,
I'm 'shamed all through an through.'
,,  '     '���Philadelphia Inquirer.
'SAD STORY OF.THE    ���:'
Jf SOUTHERN GIRL -
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k      ! '<    By Judson  Carlisle. -
/*-'->'' '"      / \>    ,  ' '-     -r-"
.',   '\  At ttiis''period,.'when' so many alii--
i,. \ aneesare projected between the daugb-
///ters of "America's financial'nabobs and
'---- ��� *��the (scions, of , European' royalty, J the.,
. ..'mind"natiirally. reverts, toi possibly the
J //first, a~nd-undoubtedly the most famous-
�� * ���/ and romantic, marriage of this char'ac-
/"/tertnat the, social annals of this coun-
-5    try records.''   _ --' \"        /'   ���
~ {y Just a/century ago lacking two years
,  Jerome Bonaparte,, the brother of the
',' great Napoleon; was on a'pleasure'tour
'/, 'in America.  ,.A dashing captain of the'
, " French; navy, bearing a* name surround-
,,ed,by"a halo of <witchery which was,
, /'then exciting- the 'interest and awe' of
' ..the'political'world, young/jerome was.
,- necessarily a' social lion, While his'em-
���">rjeibrv brother was  planning  military
.'"- and,diplomatic enterprises which* were
**'*��� destined to'change, the politicar'geogra-1
^ phy^of-the world this unsophisticated
' youth -was unwittingly succumbing to
���-, the;wjnsome,,wiles of a brilliant and
/vamb'itibusiAmerican rgirl soon toL be-,
pceme,'.his "estranged   wife���a' woman
- /t.who; "lt^ has " been- bravely *> asserted,',
/would have-changed the fortunes of'
vFrancerhad sbe'bee'h-tlie consort of the,
- emperor* himself.1 This girl was'Eliza-
tbeth Patterson,'the.daughter of "William Patterson, of Baltimore, one of the
wealthiest citizens of this^ continent.
Vivacious, beautiful, accomplished, ambitious, headstrong, she was accorded
the foremost place among all the belles
who graced,'the many social functions
it the national capital and other cen-
���ters in that .historic period. '���-
Mutual admiration was the result of
the first meeting of Jerome and Miss
Patterson. . Soon the courtship excited
the^attention" of the young lady's family, and her fatlier emphasized his disapproval by sending her away.   Sepa-,
ration did not prevent frequent communication between the lovers, and the
determined young woman made known
her purposes Ho her irate father  by
stating, "I love Jerome Bonaparte, and
I would rather be his wife if only for
one day than make the happiest' marriage in the world."   She soon returned
to Baltimore, and within four months
after they first saw each other, on Dec.
23, 1S03, the youthful lowers were married by the Catholic bishop of Baltimore. ' - o
The wedding was an  international
sensation and was followed by festivities and hospitalities planned on a royal scale.   'An extensive tour for those
days through  the New England" and
middle states was signalized by unexampled   ovations   in   the   fashionable
world.   In the glamour and enthusiasm
of democratic festiviti.es the eventuality  of royal disfavor was sadly disco ud ted.
The father of tbe bride had already
received  warnings that the marriage
would not meet with Napoleon's s.iuc-
, tion and . that'his. approval.''would- be
necessary to any happy or peaceful alliance.- " v !
The brother of the bride was imme-
- diately dispatched to London and Paris
armed with necessary credentials from
"Washington to invoke the aid of our
representatives abroad to effect, a conciliation, with ��� Emperor Napoleon.
James   Monroe,   the   minister 'at   the
; co.urt of St. James, and Livingston at
Paris exhausted the agencies of di-
'plottincy in their efforts,' but "to no
-avail. Proposals were made to the emperor that a munificent bounty would
be provided for Jerome. Finally,a
promised reconciliation was secured
from Jerome's mother and all the fam-
ily except that most important personage, the emperor, who remained ominously silent. This silence was painfully broken ' in about four mouths
when the emperor sent peremptory orders to the French consul general in
America to withhold Jerome's supplies
and prohibiting all French vessels from
receiving on board the "young person"
with whom Jerome - was consorting.
He sent word to Jerome that if he
would return to France without Miss
Patterson "the error of the moment"
would be overlooked.
In the meantime the brother, Robert
Patterson, wrote home and warned
Elizabeth against coming to France, as
the wrath of Napoleon was very bitter. ^Before the warning was received
the young couple had already' sailed
for' Portugal. French and English'
vessels: which had forr weeks watched
for every ship which might possibly
have the young couple on board, were,
fortunately evaded.
Jerome lert his young bride at Lis*
ton and proceeded to Paris alone. History merely conjectured as to how,
tie was received. Very soon the young
wife left Lisbon under advice from
Jerome and'sailed for Amsterdam in-
the 'same vessel In . w'hich she left
America. Her vessel, the, Erin, ,was
not allowed to land. .'After a week's
waiting the Erin, sailed for England,'
and the fair but disconsolate bride
was landed at Dover. From thence
she went to London, and on July 7,
1805, ��� sheugave birth to;a son. After
many months of harrowing' suspense
she began to realize the1 treachery of
her'husband.      ��t ' ��'       '
Napoleon absolutely ��� refused to acknowledge, the marriage as valid ,and
offered a pension of G0,000 .francs'a
year for the support of "Miss Patterson," as he called her, if Jerome would
persuade her to( return to America
and abandon the name of Bonaparte.
The emperor had already requested'
the pope to publish a'^bull,,annulling
Jerome's marriage." ^This tbe pope re-
���fused-'to do. ^Immediately Napoleon,
had the Imperial council 'pass a decree of divorce. Jerome^ was/created
a-prince/of the.. empire >and advanced
to the rank"of-admiral. 'Efforts- were
made, to, marry him to a European
princess.'  *,-'���     ' '"%_, *c\  ; '/'
As* late as October/ iS05; Jerome still
continued to write to" bis, bride, avowing his/unchangeable love, ~, but events
disproved his, loyalty, for in less than,
four years after1 his nuptials In Baltimore his, final abandonment' of his
faithful American,bride was. confirmed
by his marriage to Princess Catherine
of Wurttemberg. The marriage was
celebrated' with great pomp and the
approval of the emperor.*" The newly
married couple immediately proceeded
to"1 Westphalia, of' which Jerome had,
only recently been made king. ., ���' , -"
, The disconsolate bride and her Infant
son - had' returned to' Baltimore.'' Her
life imbittered and her,spirit envenom-,
ed,-she found no,satisfaction In living
'except .in ambitious hope .for tbe'.off-.
spring" of, her treacherous royal .1 bus-
��band." .'   ' ��� ��� I t ���    ��'
:��� Her love for Jeromewas transformed
into bate and contempt. Jerome offered her a title as princess and a dower
of'200,000 francs, which she refused.
,WThen he learned that she had accepted
a smaller pension from, the emperor
and rejected one from him so much
larger, he requested a reason for her
doing so. She replied sarcastically, "I
prefer to hide under the' wing of an
eagle rather than hang from the neck
of a gosling." Again Jerome advised
her' that she might have a' home in
Westphalia. She sent him the reply,
"Your kingdom may be large, but it is
not large enough for two'queens."
Her fame for .wit and repartee was
international. There were,a cutting vein
of sarcasm and a pithiness of humor
that made her conversation interesting
by its brilliant and reckless maliciousness. When she was ruthlessly shut
out from the regal circles to which her
husband belonged, it imbittered her
against the democratic herd. Neverthe-,
less when she visited Europe she was
the toast of the salons and the center
of attraction in court and diplomatic
circles. v
She never saw her husband but once
after he left ber at Lisbon. Years afterward Jerome was in the gallery of
the Pitti palace, in Florence, when
Mme. Bonaparte was also a visitor.
Jerome recognized her,as she silently
walked by, and he whispered to his
other wife, Catherine, "That lady is
my former wife." The recognition was
mutual, but no words were interchanged, and they never saw each other
again.
Her son developed a wonderful likeness to his famous uncle, the. emperor,
and she lived in the hope that the revival of the empire would reinstate
the Napoleonic dynasty and' that her
son would be accorded his just position in the royal household. When the
republic was overthrown in 1S52 and
the empire re-established, she made a
desperate effort to secure the recogni-;
tion of the validity of her marriage
and the legitimacy of ber son. "Jerome
entered a plea to the council of state
demanding that , "Jerome Patterson",
should be prohibited from using the
name of Bonaparte. The council decided that he was a legitimate child
and entitled to the name, but did hot
recognize him as a member of the
royal family;
Mme. Bonaparte lived to the ripe old
age of 94, and her latter years were
characterized by eccentricities innumerable. By parsimonious economy
she accumulated a large estate, but
her vitriolic, temperament held at a distance many who admired her beauty,
virtue and even her vaulting ambition.
1 stood beside her grave only a few
hours after she was laid to rest, and I
could not help contrasting her madly
romantic mesalliance with a royal
traitor with the sweet love matches
that have made tbe happy homes of a
great republic���Sunny South.
WHEN  LOVE V/ENT  BY.
Yet She Wm Popular In Her Day.
' Mr. Augustine Birrell once incautiously purchased the works of Hannah
More, 19' fat volumes of them, for
something like $2.25. They became a
nuisance, and he "was puzzled as" to
how to get rid of them. ""As for selling
them, it^is not so easy to sell 19 vol '
uines of a stone dead author, particularly if you live three milesfrom a railway station and do not keep a trap."
Mr. Birrell resorted to a desperate expedient: "I had to^do something, and
quickly, too, for sorely needed was
Miss More's shelf. So I' buried the 19
volumes in the back garden. 'Out of
sight, out'of mindi' said I cheerfully,
stamping them down." He will not dig
them up again. "I shall leave them
where they are, buried in a cliff facing
due north, with nothing between them
and the pole but leagues .upon leagues
When love went by, I scarcely bent
My eyes to see which waj' he went.
Life had so many joys to shew;
' What time had I to watch him go
Or bid him in, whom folly sent? ,
But when the day was well nigh spent
Fro*ri out the casement long I leant.
Ah, would 1 had been .watching so
When love went by!
',        Gray days with dismal nights are blent,
Lonely,and sad and discontent; ' '
*    I would his feet<had been more slow.
' , Oh, heart'of mine, how could we know
^    Or realize what passing meant
.       When loi,e went by?
������Theodosia 'Pickering  in  Woman's  Home  Com-
'' panion.
of a hungry ocean."���New York Trib
une.
THE  DAYTJJDEST HOl'R.-
Swect is the morn thrt deepens to a blush, "<
Athwart   each   clear , cut , ridge   and , mountain
,   ,,ight ��   '       O,     J,    '     ,< .'_      . '
When on the dewy twigs the birds all *.ie
In .tuneful measures with the glorious thrush!
And,deeply sweet is noon,-when 'every rush /     '   ,
^ And nodding blade ,of glass seems full asleep,
'When scarce a whisper through tlie woods doth
_<v ->     creep      * ,./".*- , \    *
While distant scenes look hazy in the hush.    ',
, ��� ���  ' / * " '
But poet'&'hour loved Eve, whose shadow, folds'-
* In peace'the deeper grasses by ..the mere,
Whose,crimson flame gives glory to the near
And dapples e\ery height tlie eye beholds,
With fervent glory flinging cape and ba}', >
Thou-art the sweetest, lordliest hour of day!. -
���William J. Gallaghercin Chambers' Journal.   '
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PUZZLES OF-A.GREAT  RIVER.
Insignificant   CariseH,Wliicli   Change
the Missis'hii>j>i's  Current.  r       ' ���
*-'I have been much impressed with the
.importance of small things in late j-ears,"
said- an old steamboat" man, '''and the
Mississippi 'river has furnishedi ino some
rathei'-good examples!'" I can understand-
now why Caisar looked out upon the Nile
in such curious amazement and offered
all' that lie stood ' tor to the Egyptian
priest if he would'sliow'him the source
of "that wonderful-river. " But-the antics
of. the Kile look ��� like insignificant 'nothings, to me' when- compared Jwith ' the,
strange conductJ"of> the stream that oozei
out of. the earth at Itasca and hurries on
,'its murky way toward the gulf of Mex-���
ico.\;   " -    '""+:'   -:^\.r /- '. ^ '','*���"
"Towns along the 'Mississippi that, once
'stood,right on the blink of the river'have
been'isolated even in my'day, -and there
are,  'too, . all   along, tlie''course   of 'the
"stream little'" empires/in view* where the
river' has encroached upon small centers
���of  population,   finally   eating the  earth
away and forcing the inhabitants to seek
other quarters.    There are hundreds of
.these  places that * are 'almost  forgotten
now even by the men who are constantly
on the river.   .What"brings about these
violent changes along the banks of the
river?    Not floods.    It is just the ordinary doings of the stream.
"In the first place, the current of the
Mississippi is wonderfully swift, and the
sediment deposited at any point where
resistance to the flow is offered is great.
Tie a string to the neck of a bottle and
sink it, with the mouth of the bottle up
i and open. If held in one1 place where the
flow is normal, in an extremely short1 period of time the bottle will fill with sediment. Stretch a' net across the river, a
net so finely woven that nothing but the
pure water of the river can pass through,
and on account oftlie rapidity of the flow
and "the greatness of the deposit of sediment almost in a twinkling the river
would be dammed at that point. Experts have admitted this. This brings
me to the point of my narrative. The
flow of currents is frequently interfered
with by sunken boats, perhaps by a jack-
staff sticking up above tho surface. The
current is diverted by degrees, generally
touching the far side of the stream a
mile from the point, where it again meets
resistnnce and immediately begins' the
building of a sand bar.
"I have seen a thousand examples of
this sort during my career,on the river,
and I have known of instances where tho
root of a tree or the mere twig of a willow has brought about similar conditions.
Those things have tended to make a riddle ont of the river, yet the stream after
awhile will be handled so as to undo all
that it has accomplished in this way."
THE  FAN.
"Well?".I asked as she laid down the
gayly covered magazine. I was sorry for
the, ending of the tale, when the, gray'eyes
ceased to flash and the kind'lips to quiver.
"It is a pretty story, Mr. Norton," she
said. /'Oh,'no, you needn't shake your-
head. I'm! not saying so just because it's'
3'ours., I cannot imagine how .you'could'
write it." ' < *        '   \ ���   "'-*       "    ���
i   "Pen and'ink, whisky and soda, tailor's
bill ast a stimulus."        ���        ���        ,���
"Please don't mal:ea fan."   Iwant to'be
serious.*'" When, she,,looks at'me in/her
earnest way, I am helpless.   *       . '' ��� \ ,r
"���""Does that mean criticism?" I inquired,
leaning a little^ toward her. /f^1'"
\ "Criticism and inquiry���if I may?" "���-'
-""Inquiry   by, all   means.-    I'm? rather\
.afraid of your "criticism, do you know?",.
She is very b'rightr and her remarks often
help me, as a-matter, of fact.      ,    *.    *)*-
;   She' opened and shut the magazine absently./*      '��� *--t_/   ,. ���   _     '%i , '.*'        <,;
'���"What]I  was/wondering,"   she, said,
"was  why ��� you  wrote ��� so. seriously and
talked "so-frivolously, whether one mood
was the real you, "and the other a sham
you, and which was which!"     (     ?
, *'I think," I 'protested, "I would rather
have the criticism, if you don't;.mind.7
'She laughed softly. 11 like her laugh.
"It is rather an obtrusive question.   But -
I, should, very, much like to1 know.    Your,
do mean ~this"--;she touched, the  book���
"a little;don't you?""    "   ,  " "
"Ye-es," I said, "I suppose I do. v I did
when I wrote it, anyhow."    "
' "And afterward?"       ", '       /�����'���
"I keep my 'seriousness ".for serious ^oe-
casions.'/; * , , ,"'"
* "Which'is a-rebuke for. my inquisitive-
ness, I suppose?',' ' She'flushed"a little.
She" is, rather "pale, generally/" Some peo-v
pie'wouldn't call her good looking.' I do.~
"I .didn't' mean "it to1 be," I apologized/
"I ought*-to be flattered at your inter-"
'est"��� j;_ 4     ".      \     ;; *_ .    ;;
"In your tales," she corrected.'   - '
o'/In my tales, of course. I suppose the
real "answer is that I* do not carry my
heart upon my sleeve."
t"But' you have or,e all the same?" A
touch of wistfulnes?, makes her voice perfect. , - "'
"Try!" I caught l,er eyes for a moment
and stopped. I hail made up my,mind to
keep heart whole before I met her.
"Now for the criticism," she continued'
hastily.
"Or as large an installment as I can
stand."
"The criticism must not be misunderstood.    You will remember, please, that I
like the tale���like it very much in fact."
'I bowed.
"The"criticism is"���   -   ,
"That it is a repetition of your other
tales." I gasped.
"Why, I thought it was quite different!" She shook her head. "Fresh characters, fresh scenery, new plot, original
phrases"���
"The machinery is different, but ,the
story is really the same."
VIn what way? In being about a man
and a woman?"
"Yes."   I laugher/1.
"If you can invent a third kind of per
sure that there is. But I'll think over it.**'
Then1 her brothers, came in, and we
changed the subject until I was going. It
is part of the compact that she shall see*
me out of the door,    ^insisted upon it.
"When shall I communicate the result
of my deliberations?" I asked in the hall.
*Tomorrow?"
"I'm going'to Vereker's."
"And Wednesday Fm'due at a smoker*
Thursday?"
"If you like."
"Thursday, then. , Cood night, Mary.**''
It is in the compact that I am not ton
call her Mary, but I do. Sometimes she-
objects; sometimes,she doesn't. ' On thia
occasion she-oniy tossed her'head And"
half turned away from me. She is awa'r��-
that'she^looks well in profile. I suddenly
bent over her, and��� .. -   "*;.
, "How dare you!" ,she cried hotly. ' %
"L couldn't help it,  Mary; you looked!'
so temping."     But  she-ran  up  stairs,,
with her face scarlet. ' '   '     "   "
" "I shall not be in- on Thursday," she-
called as she turned tho corner, "or'any
'other day.'*' > ' ,, ���
So   I   wont-, out,   feeling  triumphantly^
foolish. !
- Next/Thursday I called, and sho wasn't
out,, but she received me coolly and kept
thetable between us. - <<      ,
"Look here,' Mary," I began.' ] '.  r-
"Miss Montague, if you please!"'
"I don't, please.    It is quite natural to- '
'call a'friend,by her Christian name."
"Ye-es;   but   people^ might   misunderstand, we agreed, and so''��� <      ' *.y
"I'm not going to pander tof other peo-/
pie's stupidity," I said indignantly, "and -"
I don't consider that ��� friendship -"should  '
have to, be, weighed and measured in.iexf
act words." , I had -prepared' this* remark:
beforehand.       * f-/v ���/'','   /,
"Xo-o; perhaps not.','   I knew'it would)-,
score.    "Still, there are bounds "to\friend-J "
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tbe stories?"-
s    "Yes; T have reasoned, out'my, position. ,
most' carefully���Mary.",   She >frowned,!,
but passed the familiarity.1.    ,!' /       ,. ,-
"And your.conclusions?? f , -,'-, ��� ���  , r>
.   "Are in verse."        .    ,.      ''/-     ' "
' "Oh, how nice!"  'Women1 always lik��-
a fellow to wrun. to' verse.1   I suppose it i�� <
because' he*is sure to give himself 'away.
"Let me seeat." , .-<- ( '���' '   ,;   ,': > .'���"
- "On condition that you'read it/aloud."/���
She looked objections. "I want to hear '
if I have got the swing." _ /.,   /
So she declaimed softly.   I think I said/
that she had a pretty voice., ���/.<��   '/_y  >S,''
JTO MARY.   '*  *���,    "'  I     ", -\ \
I made ine a tale'of the^tempest tat 6ea,.-   v . ���.> "i
Full of thunder and lightning.above, e ��� '        '/-V /'
And the terrors that be when the storm windl tr�� J
free��� * ��   ,   , - - ^ - ,     j.
But the end of the etory was love!  . *v   r" >.   s,i ���,]
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I sang me a song, of a'raid in the glen,
"AVith a lilt 6ftthe pipers who played,^
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"Strike ngrain, strike again'and die fighting like \  ,<'   -r-''-i\' j~C*iF
- ,_eni����    ���. ---',   -':,\ ;��*;<.?%: ,*$.$$
And the struggle was over.a maid!   ,   _.'       -    -    - ':.''- .W;V>|
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* I planned me a play of a monarch of, fun*
', And-his'courtiers in silken<attire -'   -"   *
And his statesmen, who came like a moth to tbs
flame,      *  -  '*    ',  'j -<'      (
For a pair of bright eyes were'the fire!       ,
���- v ���_-__l
I pasaned the praise of a hero so calm    ' ���
And so, strong in the tumult to stand, .*���      ,   '
When I found me the charm'that had s-trengtfccn.*-
cd his arm;
It was only the touch of a hand! '     ''
_��"
And I?   If my heart for a moment be strong;       \
If my tale for a page ring sincere,
Or if merits belong to the play or the song, f
They are only your echoes, my dearl     ' *
When she came'to the last line, her,.,
voice was'very soft and just a little tearful. I put my hand on her shoulder, and
we stood looking silently at the paper for
a minute. Then I drew her gently to me
���the way the stories*;end!���Black and
White.
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son," I said, "I'll utilize it with pleasure.
Pans were used as sacred emblems in
India. ���.'���
The Romans used a circular fiin on occasions of state. '
The early Greeks made fans, of the flat
leaves of the lotus. :
In China both sexes find the fan essential to their comfort.
The Chinese and Japanese have from
antiquity used fans of nil. possible varieties.     ;     ,
In ancient Egypt fans of strange shape
made of parchment or feathers were used
in-religious ceremonies.-
Folding fans had their origin in Japan
and were imported thence to China. 'They
���were of-the'shape still used.
��� The fan is as much an article of dress
with the Japanese woman as-the'cute.little-sash which ties in a big: bow at the
hack of her gown.
In China fans of white paper are used,
and it is-.considered a compliment to invite your friend or guest to write upon its
mount'some sentiment as a memento of
the occasion.
Perhaps the.earliest fan in history was
mentioned in hieroglyphics deciphered by
the   -Egyptologist.   Li'psius.     In   his   re
searches ho found this sentence referring
to Osiris:'"In'his h;:nd he held a fan."
At present I haven't made the discovery."
"Don't be absurd. What I mean is that
your men and women always do the same
thing."
"Fall in love?"
"Exactly."
"There are lots of ways of doing it," I
suggested. -
"At the present rate you will soon exhaust them.  Whatever will you do then?"
I lit a cigarette, with her permission,
to aid reflection.
"I'm hanged if I know. I've often
wondered myself. Make them fall out of
love. I suppose."
"And when you've exhausted that?"
"Make them .fall in ngain!" She
���tamped her foot impatiently.
"Do yoi: absolutely refuse to be original? I cannot think you do yourself justice in keeping to such n hackneyed theme,
though I admit you do it very nicely."
"I might do, it better if I had more
practical experience," I suggested. There
is something about her big eyes and the
little droop'at the corners of her mo'uth
which makes a fellow say that sort of
thing,���'. you know!. ,''..'
"Now, remember our compact," she
warned me. We were pledged to a purely platonic friendship. ,. I've had .that sort
of thing in my tales, but it always broke
down.   ' ,'../;
"The keeping of a platonic compact,"
said I, "would be a novel theme, don't
yo,u think?"
"Would'it be interesting enough?" she
asked doubtfully.
"There! ������ What stronger defense could
I have? I propose to leave out the love-
making, and you say that the interest
would bo gone."- She drummed upon the
table with her fingers.
"Surely there is some other theme?"   I
knocked the ash deliberately off my cigarette.
"Upon my word,'7 T confessed, "I'm not
Not That Kind of a ."Teller."
"I have been called to the door or*.
some queer missions, but a new one was-
sprung on me the other day," said the-
handsome wife of a well known' bank
teller. "When I went down in response-
to the bell, two young girls said they
wanted to see Mrs. Blank Blanks. I confessed to owning the name. Both thought
I was mistaken, but I assured them-as-
best I could that I had not suffered a
lapse of momory on that point. After
some hesitation, each making efforts to
persuade the other to tell the mission,
one finally said:
'' 'Well. I hope you won't feel insulted,
but my friend had her fortune told by a
woman whose predictions nil came true,,
and now I want my fortune told. The
last name of the clairvoyant is the same
as yours," and we don't know tVie first.
You are not the person, but there is a
mistake in tbo city directory, because we
looked in it, and it said, "Blank Blanks,
1G 'Steenth street, teller," and what elso-
could that last word moan?' "���Baltimore
Suu.      ^
Stepped on nis Jione.
Mr. David S. Bispba'm, the grand opera
singer, said that, his most discomforting
and embarrassing experience on the stage
. was   when   he   was   once   impersonating
Falstaff. l      /
He was eager to make a great,success
out of the role. He had made up with
great care and tried to provide against
any accident, but in the most exciting
scene, when every ej'e, in the audience'
was'fixed thrillingly upon the stage,,Fair
staff's large, bibulous nose came off. It ,
slowly slid down the length of Mr. Bis-
pham's body w-thout his being able to-
catch his notes and his nose at the same-
time and dropped upon the floor. There
he trod upon it. and, in full sight of a.,
packed house and amid uproarious laughter of the audience, he had lo lift up his*
foot and remove his nnsp from the heel
of his boot.���Saturday Evening Post.
Cynical.
Visitor (at tbe dog pound)���Is this
what you feed the poor things on���
these refuse scraps of meat?
Keeper���Yes'm. What did you'thin"*:
we fed 'cm on?   Pound cake?- '���������-.  .    r i  i:i  I  *������������������  ,,,fl  J* ,  t-ri  s'')!  5* V  -I-1?;  ������*  r      '  H   ���������  ���������i  'ill,  t  ���������f  r  ���������*������>*  i'  :������������������������  .3  't-  !'-  'I'  I'.J!  f^  1}  US  '. rl  * j i.  S !  5 oav'  >  ��������� p3  IS'  ft  2 s*  ti  .I?  if*  , 11  ��������� if  i/__N  ALFALFA AS  A  HAY CROP.  __^____ "' r  Not Handled  as  liny Usually Is���������Requires Careful  Curins.  Alfalfa, whether it is desired for forage or hay, should be cut when budded  or just before full bloom, as it contains  more nutriment at this time: besides, it  is better for the subsequent crops to,  cut before it is in full bloom. After  the' field is well established three or  four cuttings are usually secured in a  season. The value of, the hay depends  much on the methpd or care used in  curing it.  ��������� J  Alfalfa cannot be cured tbe way hay r  is usually handled. After cutting, it  should be allowed to lie in,the swath  only long enough to become well, wilted: when it-should be raked into windrows, where 'it may be left a few hours  before putting  into cocks.    The  hay  has done so much damage to tne wueat  and qat, crop in north Texas this  spring, is not a local affair. We soe  from The Southern Plann-r that rhry'  are doing their'characteristic work in  Virginia, Maryland and in some of the  western0 spates. Neither is this their  first appearance in Texas or elsewln-re,,  but we have had them in giesner numbers than ever before. Probably the  unusually mild winter has' ������ii:ihlt-cj  Ihem not only to live, but to propngale  in greater, numbers than wi-iv"~ever,  known over so large an area.���������Farm  and ilanch. *���������  JUST AN OLD PIONEER.  SECOND CUTTING OF ALFALFA,  JUNE 25.  ���������should be allowed to renin in in the  cocks until euivd.,.which -usually .re--*  quires two' or three' days, and then  hauled, to, the barn without further  handling. ' 1* is vlesirable to use hay  .?eaps in unfavorable weather, as water  *"pi-iietrat.es alfali'a hay very readily. In  good weather alfalfa t!;:it(is cm in the  morning _iay be raked m rho afternoon  cf'the same day. It should not be Ivft  long enough to, become dry and brittle,  or'many, of the loaves will .shatter in  raking! which reduces the value of the  bay.  <       ',. .-.;-,  The illustration shows a second cutting of alfalfa (June 2."/a. ihe .'Cpw  Jersey college farm ln^t .season. 'It waa^  made,into hay of a good qmi'ity which  was in excellent condition aiter .storing, /rbe- weather, is- not, generally favorable for'hayina'k".i;g wh: n . ho first  cutilng should bo" inaUe, \usually the  last week in.May. .   '>���������'  A GOOD COMPOST- HEAP.  Make   It   In   Eni'ly   Snmm������*r-J,   J.   O.  Gro^orj  Tells Uo*������>.  On my seed farm I make a great deal  of'cwaste vcj't-tahio matte:'. sutb,'as  buckwheat stiinv. r\e .straw too much  broken up in thrashing by machinery  to be 'marketable lor bud'linR and a  large quantity ol the mixture of forest  haves and meadow hay that after two,  si asons of use a3 covering for oU.000 or  40.000 seed cabbages has become too  fine and broken for further use. These  if left in heaps in the course of a few  years become at the bottom the black-  'osfof humus, the rye straw being by  'far the slowest to decompose, writes J.  J.TL Gregory to Country Gentleman.  At the close of the planting season of  1890. having two' or three carloads of  stasdo manure and about half a ton of  ground bone, nitrate of soda and rauri-  ate-of .potash fo spare, I concluded to  utilize more or less of the waste by  making a compost heap in the cellar of  one of the stables. It was made with  manure as a foundation, then a layer of  the half rotten strawy material, over  which we scattered one of the fertilizing elements, care being taken to place  the most strawy material nearest the^  bottom of the heap. About half way  up I dumped in and spread evenly  some four cords of half rotten corncobs. With alternating layers we built  up the heap to the height of about rive  feet.  This was in early summer.    It was  left untouched until planting time next  spring, when on testing it I found that  every substance bad  fully  rotted  and  tbe whole mass was in a fine state of  comminution.    Even1 the corncobs had  entirely  disappeared  and   thus  added  their 25 per cent of potash, to the heap.  I.used-this compost on freshly broken  up sod. giving it a fair dressing for a  corn crop.    I planted it with Longfellow and  had  the-'most "wonderful-results in growth of stalk ever known in  j my experience as a corn* grower.    By  J actual   measurement   many   of   these  ��������� were 9% feet in height/with the ears  ' so   high   up   that   a   man   of  average  height could walk under many of them  without touching  them   with  his  hat.  The crop contained a larger proportion  of. long,-'well'-lied ears than any 1 can.  recall in a long life devoted to farming  operations.  The compost utilized not only much  waste vegetable matter, but the nitrate  of soda and muriate of potash, fertilizers which all who have kept thorn over  a season are aware dampen and waste  more.or less in the process of keeping.  The Green Bus <������r Grain  Aphis.  The erreen bus. cr grain a oh is, which  And   He   Wasn't   Passing   Over   Two  Dollar Bills to Stranger*,  One   of-  Brooklyn's   old 'pioneers   had  been holding forth in1 a bookstore about  1   matters of long ago. ami 'one man in par-.  {   ticular  had   followed   him   with ��������� intei est  !   for half an hour.  At the end of'that time  the o. p. was beckoned outdoors, aud the  man said:*-.  "I ha\o been ^deeply interested in'your  "reminiscences, and I would like to ask  jou a questionror two. For instance, ,">0  years ago. when cows roamed up and  down our streets unchecked, would you  have lent n poor but hour.-,t man $2 to  help him get a start in life?"  "No, sir, I woulvT not," was the reply.  "And today, sir���������today, when those  roaming cows'are reiiTaced by- the whiz  and whir of the trolley cars and Brooklyn has passed from a village to a mighty  city, would you part with the coin to assist a worthy fellow creature to make his  way toward prosperity V"     '  "Not with a cent, sir���������not with a red  cent!" . '    '  '���������You���������you are Just simply an old pioneer V", stammered the? man.  ��������� "That's all. sir." , '       ,/     ,  " "And you���������you don't feel"���������  "Not a feel. sir. -If you so desire, sir^  1 can tell you when"Fulton street was a  mere'V'OWpath and Washington' street  wns' full ,of blackberry' bushes,*.but" the  boy who drove .the,,cots aud picked the  blackberries is not'pacing-over two dol-  -lai'iibills to strangers. Anything more, (  sir?" v   \r    , ,   r , .  "No, "nothing more," replied the other,  "except that if I had happened to meet  you 50yor UO years ago I'd have given  you the^durndest licking a man ever got  and not charged a cent for my services!'  Stony hearted old pioneer, good day/to  you!"���������Brooklyn Citizen.'  Unworthy of Sympathy.  v Justice���������Well.v what was the fight  about?'       ' ' - ��������������� i   < .  'Plaintiff (who is .badly battered)���������  Please, your honor, the prisoner assaulted hip without  a shrfdow of 'excuse and  ' nearly '"killed me."   I had just to! 1 him va?  c neat little joke?? when he knocked me  down with his stic!/aud jumped on me  with bothtfeet. ��������� Ele-^-      *'" ,  Defendant���������Ar-r'-r-r,   you * honor., , He  rtold me that a certain mon called his son  Trolley because' his name was Oscar, and.  then I hit him.   '"   '" '      '       '"    ;  ~ Justict^-Served him right!'--Prisoner,  you are discharged. Officer, "take" the  plaintiff and throw him out-of the window.���������Leslie's Weekly. <  Shifting the Blame.  "A man who would compel a woman to  stand  in  a  street  car is  no gentleman,"-  remarked  thet passenger who was hanging on to a strap.  "I' agree with you," answered the man  who was reading" the newspaper. "I  have long thought the directors of this  company ought' to be ashamed."���������Washington'Star. ' '  Too Enrthly.  Mrs. Cobwigger���������Why did yon expel  her from the Women's club?  Mrs. Dorcas���������She made a motion that  instead of engaging a professor of Hindoo philosophy we should hire some one  to teach us how to step off u car, how to  sharpen a pencil aad how to carry an  umbrella in a crowd.���������Town Topics.  No Telephone NJeoeanary.  "Why don't you have your house and  your office connected by telephone? Then  your-wife could call you up. when she  liked."  "Oh. she wouldn't care anything about  -that. 'She'd rather wait till I got home  and call me down."���������Philadelphia Bulletin.    "The Slna of the Father." Etc.  Tommy (studying his lessoul��������� I say,  pa. where does the Merrimac rise and  into what sea does it empty?'  Pa���������I don't know, my son.  Tommy���������You don't know, eh? And tomorrow the teacher will lick me on account of your ignorance.��������� Harlem Life.  Jnnipinsr nt a Conclusion.  It was in a Beacon Hill parlor, no  snid: "I have long searched for the true,  the beautiful/the-'good, the"���������- And she  interrupted.      ,  "I comprehend, dear Cecil, what you  would convey. My reply is in the affirmative.*'���������Philadelphia Press.  Heartily   Approved.  ��������� Sufldenrich���������What   do  you  think of a  eollege education for a young man?  Friend-What do you think of .making  of your son? /������������������ ' ;.  "Oil. nothing in particular." '  "Just the thing."���������Smart Ret.  A  S-ceeNsfnl Cn������e.  , First Lawyer���������I just concluded-a very  successful ease.  Seeorid Lawyer��������� Your client won. eh?  First Lawyer���������Oh. no. but I got my  fees.���������Ohio State Journal.  . ' KURTZ'S OWN,  ���������  KURTZ'S PIONEER, or  *   -v  KURTZ'S SPANISH BLOSSOM,  OIQ-A'BS  gpflF~TheBest in R C.  encl  made  by Union Labor in  Kurtz & Go's  ,    pioneer (Btciar, ^factory,  Vancouver, B. C.  For Sale!  r  ' Two very, desirable  4-Roomed Cottages in  the best residential part  of Cumberland. Bargains. Owner leaving  the country. Bona fide  intending purchasers  apply, at  f������- c  j?5,'.  THIS OPRICB.  ASSESSMENT A( T "AND PROVINCIAL  0.REVENUE TAX.  Comox District.  N  OTICE ia hereby givtn, in  accordance  _ with the   Statutes,   thd*'  Provincial'  rvO\eiiue Tax," and   all    laxes   lexieuj  uncirr  the A*si-v.-u,ent'Act, ������ue   now   due, for   the  j ear 1901.    Alt the _bove-uauie_ taxes col-  leetilde vithin the C.'tnox D,*������tiict aie   pa\-.  ���������rtble at my ��������� nice, at the C urt lioucu Cum-  bt-rUud. - A'Seshed tcixes are collectible  at  the follow!  g late-,, viz:���������  .  If v,'d i.i. o> bt-'oie .imie 30tb', 1901:���������   ,  Threi -tifthe of one   per   cent/ on  real  property.  '  , ���������  T.vo aud one-half per cent, on assessed  value oi wild laad.  One-half of one per cent, on personal property. . -      -  U\>* u   uch excesb of lucoim���������       '  Class A'���������On one thousand doliais and not  exceeding ten thousand dollars, toue per  cent. ^,up to five thousand dollars, aud  two per ^eut. on the lemaiiidef:   .  Class B ���������On ten thousand dollar . and not '  exceeding t -euty   thou&ana  aollait,   one  and one-half per c;-nt. up to ten thousaud  dollars, and tv o and oue-half p������-r ctnt. on  the remainder :  Class V ���������On twenty thousand dollars, and  not exctet.mu forty thousaud dollar*, two  and one half per cent up to twenty thousand dollars, and three per cent, on the  remainder :  Class D.���������On all others in excess of forty  thousand dollars, three ier cent, up to  forty thousand dollar*-, and three and  one-half per cent, on the remainder.  If paid on or after ist'July, 1901:���������  Four-fifths of one per cen.. on rear-property,.  Three per cent, on the aasesstd value of  wild land.  Three-quarters of one per cent, on pereonal  property.  On eo much of the income of any person as  exceeds one thousaud dollars, in accordance with the following classification's  upon such excess the rates shall be,  namely :���������  Class A ���������On one thousaud dollars, aud not  exceeding ten thousaud dollarb, one and  one-halt per cent, up to five thousand  dodars, ai d two and one-half- per cent,  on the remainder :  Class B ���������Ou ten thousand do'lar*. and not  exceeding twenty thousand dollars, two  ptr cent, up to ten thousand dollars, and  three per cent, on the  remainder :  Class C���������On twenty thousaud dollars, and  not exceeding forty thousand dollars,  three per cent, up to twenty thousand  dollars, and three and one-half per cent,  on the remainder : ,  Class D.���������On all others in excess   of  forty  thousaud .dollars, thr e auii   one-half  per  cent, up "to forty  thousand   dollars,   and  four per cent on the   remainder.,.  Provincial Revenue T.ix   $3 per capita,  JOHN  BA1RU,  Assesbor and Collector.  Cumberland, B. C, 11th January, 1901.  My 22  Black Diamond lursery  QUARTER WAY,Wellington Road  Brooklyn   Bounties.  "T  heard  that  you  gave  Mr.  Loveman  his con'.'i'."  "It's untrue! The idea of my giving  anything to a man whom 1 refused to  nmrry!"��������� Brooklyn  Life.  Blunt   Find  Senoations.  "Flow did you feel when yon first appeared on your automobile?"  '���������Well. 1-felt asif 1 were riding down  town   en   -i   wardrobe."-   ���������"  HUTCHERSOm,*  PERRY.  20,COO Fruit Trees  to   choose   from.  Largo Assortment ojf Ornamental  Trees,   Shrubs  an^E-erg-aeons  Small Fruits   in   Great?-: yariet*,.  rewrery  Presh Lager Beep7ni'he7rovJnce/-  STEAM    Beer,   Ale;   arid   Porter.  -���������  j  Orders   by   mail   pripjmptly   at-  tended to.  812to P. O. BOX,  190.  A reward of $5.00 will he paid for information   leading  to conviction of  persons witholding or destroying any  kegs  belonging to this1 company/'  BENRY RE IF EL,   Manager,  ������  r  % Jr ' '  TO THE X������_F.  I   p  -f, ���������:  \ i  '. A rich lady'cured of her Deaf-,  ness and Noises in the Head by  Dr. Nichul&on's Artificial Ear  Drums, gave $10,000 to' his' Institute, so that deaf people unable to  procuie the Ear Drums may have  them free. Address -No. 14517,  -The,--'Nicholson Institute,^ 7H0  Eiglith Avenue, New York.V U.S.A.  Sportsmen!  LEFORE:. BUYING  r*    : t A Gun,  '/   M\i;  ���������: .Amrrtunition  Or anything in the      ^    - ���������  .   Sporting Line  CALL AND  SEE  OH. FECHNER,  Of Cumberland.  o���������:   He Can Save  You   Money   on all  Purchases.  Espimait .-ft Banaimo.\RycU'i  VICTORIA COMOX, ROUTE.;.' ',  Taking   Effect Tuesday,   Oct: .16th;,*  < 1900.  S. S. "City .of Nanaimo:-^  Sails from ^Victoria .Tuesday,, 7,^  a.n^. for-Nanaimo'and Way,ports.'-j  Sails  from   Nanaimo,   -WedneG-\-,!  day"  7/ a', m.,   for   Union" 'WKXrf;-rl?  -       ll t J K r ^'' f f'',     ^.      ' "   '   ~ff  Comi'X and \Y������v po"fs. ?-  - ���������''--.->. -;-(,������������  "\   c       - *   i '/: \ *    'f      '? "-'r iUl>A  -{Sails fri'in. .Comox ^and U,nioir -r  Wl'mrf, ThuTsd v;8 rt.;in. "fV^Na-"'5  imirno'and  \\"ay j.cirls. '���������"- - . a w.l-....i  x Saile. from   Nanaimo, Friday^ 4*"  a.m. for Comox and Union   AVharf  direct.    ������  *- Sails from1 Comox and Union;,  Wharf,Friday 6 p. m. for Nanaimo  " direct. - !  fi ���������  Sails from   Nanaimo,   Saturday./  6 a.m. for Victoria and  Way ports  FOR Freight  tickets*  and State  ro~*m Apply on board, '  GEO. L. COTJBTNEY,   .  Traffics Manager  Re 'COAL MINES REGULATION ACT.  Examination  fob   Certificate of   Com'  rETENcy.  NOTICE is hereby given that an Examination tur1 Certilicaten of Competency as  Managers of Mines will be held on the 1st  (l������y of August, 1901, at tbe Cou.t House,  Nanaimo, B.C., aud at Fernie, B.C.  D Candidate*, not under twenty three years  of age, desirous of presenting tneuiselye for  examination, must deliver to Mr. Thomas  Morgan, Chairman of Bourd of Examiners,  Nanaitr-o, oh of .before the 15th day July,  1901/ notice of such intention, in writing,  together with a certificate of service from  their former, or ^ret-tnt employe���������, testifying to at least twe years' experience underground. >    ��������� ��������� ���������-���������'���������''*'-.-'  The examination will be   ia   writing and  will include the following subjects viz.:-  1. Mining Acts and rules.  2. Mine Gases.  3. General Work;  , . ��������� *  4. Ventilation.  5. Mining Machinery. ''���������;'���������  6. Surveying and Levelling.  Any further particulars required may be  obtained on application to Mr. Morgan,  Chairman of Board of Examiners. Nanaimo, B. C; Mr. Archibald Dick,  Inspector of Mines, Craabrook; and Mr. J  McGregor, Inspector of Mines, Nelson, B.C  RICHARD    McBRIDE,  * Minister of Mines.  Department of. Mines,  18th June, 1901. jc24,4t  WE   WANT YOUR  Job ppiijtii)  GOVERNMENT      DISTRIBUTION  OF STUMPING POWDER.  Farmers desirous of being supplied  with Blasting Powder at cost price for  clearing land can obtain blank forms of  requisition from the Secretaries of the  Farmers Institutes :  Henry Hills, Secretary Farmers1 Institute, Alberni.  . A. Halliday, Comox, Snudwick.  H? De M Mellin, Gowichaii, Somenos.  John Stewart, Nanaimn-Cedar, Starks -  Crossing, Nanaimo. .    ,  J   H. Smart,   Motchosin,   Motchosin.-'  C. K. King, Victoria, Cedar Hill.  E. Walter, Islands, Ganges   Harbor.  , E. A. Brrnvp. Delta, Ladner. ;?  H. _ose, Surrey, Surrey Centre.  A. H. P. Matthew,; Langley,   Langely.  Alex. Philip,���������Richuiond, Vancouver.  A. M. Verchei-eiMission, Mission City.  G. W. Chadsey|iShilliwack, Chilliwack.  Wm, Green, Kent, Agassizi    -  J.M. Webster, Maple RidilfejWebster's  Corners.  John Ball, Matsqui, Abbotsfordi    ,  A. H. Crichton,  Oboyoos, Keldwna.  W. if.   Horsley,  Spallumcheen,; Arm  strong.  S. M,   Mc.Guire, Salmon Arm, Salmon  Arm.  J. W. Smith, Kamloops, Kam oops.  H. Percy Hcidges, Okanagan, Vernon.  Department   of Agriculture.   Victoria,  B. C, May 8th, 1901^  J. R. ANDERSON,  Deputy Minister of Agricultnre:  ���������fl  1',  i  t ;..'
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?,' NOTICE is hereby efiven that all the
i unappropriated Crown lands situated
within the boundaries ���of the 'following
areas are'hereby leserved Irom pre-en-p-
tion, sale or other disposition, excepting
under the provision's of , the mining laws
ol the Province, lor two veais from the
date hereof.'pursuant to the provisions of
sub-section (5) of section 41 of thec)Land
,Act,' ,��s amended by , section 6 of the
' 'Land Act-Amendment Act, 1901,' to en-
1 able the Industrial Pov*.er ,Companv of
b.C.fLimited, to select therefrom timber
(limits lor wood _pulp and- paper (,m an uT
\ faciuring purposes,"as v pjoyided ( b/'an
'��agreeinen.tfbearin�� date the 13th day of
LJune,'1901, viz:��� ,'     ,    ���       t
i;1 Area. 1���Ail the ���surveyed   land    on
V both sides of Kingcoine   River,   and   the
VI faci'surveyed between   Kingcome   Injet
and Bond Souud-
i rf Area 2-^Cummencing at   the north;
-east'corner o'f-LotM'; thence 'oMowing-i.p
the river  at   the   head   i>f   Thornusoo'i
Sound and its branches*-.1'distarfce'of ten
., uuies, and having a'width on-each   side
,1'thereof* of one'nule-' 'v - -..'*' "������*' -'" �����   ��� -%' ���
\h  Arla 31-^GolnmeWc'ing, at ���'the'/northern'boundary of^Lots 45/55   and - 56. /on
the Kle-na-Klene   River; " thence ,iioith
along the said'Viverand its'branches five
'miles, andhaving a width   on  each" side
of one-half mile, including  alT'iurveyed
lands'.   ;  - - "   '   \"]?'.-.      "    '    "     ' -
<��� Area 4���Commencing  on  Wakeman
.Sound at thesou'h-wesicorner of Lot 61;
thence west'on the 51 -t   p;��iallel   of\.l��m-
'Uude to a; point noftn of'Emblevi Lagoon;
,thence   south ..'to   said   lagoon; ' 1 hence,
1t��ouih-westerlyffol!owmg "the passage'between  .Kinnaird' Island    and   Pandora
He'wcWo 'Mills Pas-age; ihence 10 Queen
Ch-rlotte S. una\t ihence ,sbuth-t.isj.erly,
along'the"shore line, ot   N'-el   Channel,'
'A\ d easterly*aloh�� -the   centre' ������I",   Fife
^Soui-Vl to  Village   Po hi;' thei.ee"'Tnorih'
u-rsierly'-to ilit* north;-*of* Trfyett    Island
to the'ni^iuh of Kihtjcoine Inlet;- ihence
'nor ni,alnnt>i the,west *-hore of-1 Wjikeman
'''Sound co the p iim?of.o>mmcncement. \
. "Area 5���/CiVnVisting\.6f    H;irule��.lovv'n
and Turner'Islands.   ���   *   ,      ������ *-
_      - W. S. GORE,"
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NOW IS THE
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A . 12:3   Wellington    Ar. 7 55
WELLINGTON'   TO VICTOBIA.
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De. 8:05 VVellirRton     De. 4:2=:
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"   9:52 ...".... Duncans '...  . "   (5:1 5
"10:37 Koemg'B "   0:46
" 11:1S       CfOldscream   "   7 32
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NEWS OFFICE. __^������������__S___  Ci__  IN LOVE'S CONFESSIONAL.  c  \'&  >-  w  I  V) /  Ml  '.  I'  I?/  fa'  If;'  f>*-  If,  I A'  li; -  r?'  |Je-    \  ft"       '  K  I  hi  ���������To you, whose every word and deed and thought  !   Rings true and honest as thrice tested gold,  "The tale of my shortcomings I have brought;  Now you have given the pardon I besought  1   Forgive the little sins 1 have not told!  , JThe foolish, petty faults I scarce can name;  So mean and paltry are they that I fear  Tou   would   not  think   them   worth   a  word   of  i blame;  '   You would but pity and���������despise them, dear.  'And since I love you so in woman's wise  , Nor am from woman's curse of pride exempt  I would far rather read within your eyes  ,   Hatred, my best beloved, than contempt!  Wherefore, to you, whose every deed and thought  Is crystal clear���������you, whom I loved too well���������  Tlie tale of my shortcomings I have brought,  And you have given the pardon I besought;  Forgive the little sins I cannot tell!  '  ! ���������Aileen Beath in Smart Set.  I  ^.������-������ $��������� ������-������,^^ ������-���������$+���������������������������������������.$$.������ ,������-^^-������->-+^  ll  ...By A\.  QuA<it  ���������  I.   ��������� Copyright, 1901,  by C. B. Lewis  +4'*'**'^''^*a'"+*'**>'*"*'^^'*"*'^^'*'**'t^'*-*'4<9  ,To belong to the Pace club was to be  lenown as a sporty young man, even a  reckless young man. ��������� We drank, gam-,  bled and wagered, and there were wine  -suppers to actresses and borrowing  money of Shylocks. It was by long  odds the fastest club in "fast London,  and that it did not have the entire, ap-  " proval of solicitous motherg arid staid  fathers   goes   without   saying.     Our*  , smartness, however, should not be con-  ' founded  with  anything dishonorable.  ,There ,were no, card sharpers or debt  ' shirkers among us.    Wheri,a member  could no longer go "the pace'/ financial-,  -ly as well as^socially, he had the good  taste to absent himself and drop out of  j sight' until thing's bettered themselves.  -Archibald Queen,  a bachelor and.a  ��������� man of 40,  had  been a member for  three years when I was elected.   He'  ,was the leader'of,the fastest, and probably flung away twice as much money  as;, any other individual. -He was the  * eldest' son  of a  "sir" and had been  * _"ET TJS bltrXK TO THE���������TO THE _AT_ DECEASED 1"  left a good bit of money, and the way  he made ducks and drakes of it was a  caution. About the time I came iuto  the club he had run his race and was  tangled up with the note shavers. Six  months later he was known to be fiat  broke. The man had a keen sense of  "humor, though obstinate as a mule  about taking advice"and it was doubt-  less his desperation that drove him  into cheating at cards. The incident  did not happen at our club, but at  another, though we' were speedily in  possession of the proofs. It meant hisn  doom. Even if he had not been down"  to his last dollar he would have been  tabooed everywhere. As it was, with  no hope for the financial future, he  _ad only to sit down and plan how he  should disappear from the sight of  men.  Queen had been a hot favorite In the  'club, and many of us hoped he might  bring forward a good defense, but as a  matter of fact he made none.   There  ���������was  noc other way than  compulsion,  and while some-of the voters thought  "be might drift out to the colonies and  make a new  start others  were confident that a man of his temperament  iwould not try to outlive the disgrace.  'About a week after Queen had been  officially notified of his expulsion  he  ���������met a member of the club on,the street  and through him extended an invitation to five or six others of us to partake of a little farewell dinner with  "him, as he was on the eve of going  away.   It seemed a queer move on his  part, and you may think it queer in;  our accepting the invitation,  but we  ���������who had.been most chummy with him  could   find  excuses   for   bim.   It  was  decided to drop in oh him as individuals and in no way binding the club,  and  when  the evening came around  ���������five of us were on hand.   Queen had  spacious apartments in a fashionable  thoroughfare,   and   he   welcomed   us  ���������with the utmost heartiness.   The five  of' us went in together, and we found  ourselves the only guests.   On arriving  we were ushered iuto his sitting room,  from which most of the furniture had  Ibeen removed.     It was being packed  for storage during his absence, he said,  ibut we knew that it had gone to the  auction   rooms   instead.     Had   there  ibeen  a suspicious  man among us he  would  have wondered tbat no odors  came from the kitchen or noise from  the dining room, and be would have  noticed that Queen seemed a hit nervous  and  uneasy   and  was  doing   his  best to appear serene. "We had gone  In a friendly spirit for a pleasant hour,  and why should we feel suspicious of  our host?'  We were offered cigars as, soon as  we   got   seated,   and   as   we   smoked    and     waited     for  . the    dinner  Queen   was   bright   and   chatty   and  something like his old time self.    He  had said that he was going away, but  he did not give further particulars, and  of course no one asked him.   We somehow gathered the idea, however, that  he  was  going  out  to  South  Africa.  Dinner, seemed a long timer in coming,  when Queen, himself brought la wine  ana   glasses   ana   explained   tnat   ne  wished us to drink -to a toast he would  give.   It struck "us as strange, but he  had always been a queer fellow. ''We  sat in a half .circle about the table, aud  as tho glasses were filled and we waited for the signal to rise to our feet the  man, glass in hand, stepped back until  he could lean his elbow''on the mantel  and then quietly said:  "Gentlemen, keep your seats. I have  nothing to say regarding tbe action  of the Pace club or any other club, and  I am proud of the fact that a few of  you" are here to see me off. It was kind  of you to come, and rest assured that I  fully appreciate it. Tho toast I" propose is rather odd perhaps, but everything goes, you know. Let us drink-  let us drink to, the���������to the late deceased!"     ,   <     '    ,' (f>  Queen was a left handed man/   He  held'the glass in,his ,right-hand, and,  as he hesitated over his words his left  went back to his hip pocket,, and out  came a pistol.   We realized in a flash  what' he meant to do, but it camev so  suddenly that no one could put forth a  hand.   There was a grim smile on his  face as he .placed the muzzle" of the  weapon to his temple,-but he,did,,hot  pull the trigger. , Outside a thunderstorm had been working up over the  great city.' We had heard the low rumble  of thunder,and caught,a flash or two  of lightning through'tho windows.   As  the pistol went up to the man's temple  there came a tremendous* crash,  followed by what seemed to be balls of  fire. floating around the room, and all  of us were knocked about and more or  less stunned.    As  we 'recovered'-ourselves and relighted* the gas we found  Queen lying on his ,back on'the, floor,  ,with the pistol clutched in his- hand.,  The weapon had not been fired, and  yet he was dead.    A^thunderbolt had  struck the chimney, followed it down  to the second floor and then, tearing its  way/but,  had struck our host as he  leaned .oh the mantel. .T^wo,.or three  men ran' for doctors,' while the. others  chafed the man's limbs, and itVas a  quarter* ~of  an   hour  before  we  were  sure that he was dead.   A search for  wine to aid in reviving him proved that  the be'droom, pantry,1 dining room and  kitchen1 were dismantled and that no  dinner for us had been prepared.   *He  had simply invited 'us there to witness,  his death and a dramatic finish to a  wasted life, but at the last instant had  been saved from self murder and the  curtain  rung down  by  the  hand  of  fate.  HONEST A13E. U. 8. JUL  THE   RURAL   MAIL   CARRI_R   ON   HIS  'DAILY TRIP. *  He Hears a Sad Tale Prom Hiram  Green Alioxit JTL"nre<iuite_ Lovc^ and  Mrs. Warner Tells Him of a Breach  of Promise Stilt.  ,���������     [Copyright, 19C1, by C. B. Lewis.]  -When I got along to Hiram Green's  with his weekly paper the other'day,  I, found him pacing up and down- ia  front of his gate in an excited state of  mind,-and I hadn't time to ask him the  cause of his trouble before he,said:''  ','Say', Abe, I've been thrown down  with the durnedest kind of a lierwol-  lop." n ' '  "Been wrassiing with, your old  spotted bull 'c I asked.1   ?        ' '  "THE   WAT   THEY   DID   SPOON'WAS SOMETHING AWFUL."   , ,  <<-  (  The Nose For KeTV������.  A young man who goes into journalism intent on making a reputation and  Deing something more than a mere  amanuensis or copyist must have a  prompting love for his worki a quick  perception of what is to be seized on  in passing events and the ability accurately to narrate or describe on pa-'  per that which be has seen or which  has been told him.  But these three essentials are riot  provided by any college course. Any  editor can tell true stories of men  from the best eastern universities, men  with trained minds and well stocked  vocabularies and a vast assortment of  general knowledge, who were of no  value in a newspaper office because  they were not able to identify a piece  of news even when it was lying in  front of them and beckoning to them,  or perhaps because a critical 'self  consciousness prevented them from  writing a simple impersonal account  of an everyday happening. It cannot  be said that such men aro "inferior"  to the other men who fill tbe paper  with valuable and entertaining matter. All we can say is tbat they are  not adapted to this peculiar grind.  They were not "cut out" to be newspaper men. The sooner they get out  of the work tbe better.  Fortunately getting out is not usually delayed. The ease with which a  young man bursts Into journalism is  only equaled by the superb ease with  which he is sent through the street  door if he fails to show a quick and  enthusiastic grasp of the requirements.  Many are called, and few. are chosen.  It is truly a survival of the fittest���������  not necessarily of the best or tbe  brightest.���������George Old in Saturday  Evening Tost.  A Surprise <o Him.  "Had you beard that Oily Mike had  been incarcerated?"  "No; i didn't even know he' was  dead."  Slight Be "Worse.  Ascum���������-I understand tho young woman  next door bangs the piano all day. I suppose you wish she'd move out.  Krank (a pessimist)���������No, I'm. quite satisfied.  Ascnm���������What!  Krank���������If she were to move out, another one would he sure to move in that  would bang the piano all day and night.  ���������PhiladelDhia Press.  No.    Tout remember that my ^wife  died two years ago, don'tyou?"' ,  ��������� "I believe I do."   ������ <  "Well, I've been a widderer ever since  'aucl'am yet, though "it's not my fault.  Mebbe you've heard that'I was so ft'of  spooking around the Widder ' Carter.  She is a widder, and I'm,a widderer,  and it seemed perfectly nateral that  we, should hitch up together. I've been'  dropping in on her every few nights  for the last six, months, and she alius  seemed glad to see me.-<-When I talked  love, she'd smile, and when I talked of  marriage she'd blush like a hen. Why,  sAbe, I was so sure that she reciprocated my affections, as tliey call 'em. that  I'd have'>bet 40 bushels,of turnips ag'in  a peck, of corn that I could carry her  off any day." ''  "And what's happened?" I asked.  . "Well, 1 went over there last night  to pop the question, and after sitting  around awhile I popped. 1 thought it  was a dead sure thing, of course, but  the widder riz up and give me the cold  throw down." ������  "She refused you. you mean?"  "She did, and she spoke in plain English too. Yes, sir, she refused my heart  and hand as plump as mud, and when  I got outdoors I was so'giddy in the  head that I walked half a mile in the  wrong direction. Why, Abe, the shivers are still creeping up and down my  back, and I can't hardly draw a long  breath."  a  "But she must have explained why  sho refused you."  "Yes; I believe she did. She said our  spirits wasn't in harmony or some  such thing and that while I would be  wanting boiled dinners she'd be sighing for quail on toast. " I didn't sleep a  wink all last night, and I haven't eaten  any breakfast, and I'm taking it hard,  Abe, mighty hard. I'm kind of thinking of committing suicide."  "Nonsense!" I said. "If one widder  won't have you, then try another."  "1 can't, Abe," he replied, with tears  In his eyes. "When a man of my age  has got the cold kerflop, he hasn't any  spunk left. I shan't be no good to myself nor anybody else for the rest of  my life. Abe, you are the government,  ain't you?"  "Well, I represent the postmaster  general, the administration, the United  States and the constitution, and if 1  should.meet a load of hay on the road  it would have to turn out for me."  "That's what I thought, and if you've  got to stop at the w-dder's this morning I want you to do me a.favor. 1  want you to tell ber that it's the opin-  iou of the government that she's made  the biggest mistake of her life and that  if sbe marries anybody else she'll have  boils and toothache and rheumatism  all the rest? of her days. Make it  mighty strong, Abe. Make her feel  what she's missed by turning me down,  and give her to understand that there's  40 other widders in this county who'd  jump at the chance of marrying me."  I promised him; and drove off, but as  I looked back and saw him sitting on  the fence with his head in his hands!  knew that his. heart was broken. I'd  heard that Uncle Eli Warner was full  of trouble over his daughter Mary, and  as I drove up to the house I wasn't  surprised to see Mrs. Warner waiting  for me. She had a club in one band  and a package of letters in the other  and was trying to look; ferocious. It  was a poor attempt, however, and her  voice trembled as she said:  "Abo. mebbe you've heard about our  Mary?" j  ?".Tust a, little," says I.   "I hope she's  well and as good looking as usual."  "No. Abe; she ain't a bit well, and 1  shouldn't be a bit surprised if her spirit sailed away any hour. As for looks,  she.has aged'ten years in'two weeks.  It's an awful blow on a girl like her,  you know."  ���������  "If������ a breach of promise suit, ain't  it?", x' , ^       '  "That's it. Abe. You remernber__w_en  those fellers was here last fall with  their wire fencing? i was ag'in it  from the start' I told'Eli that it wasn't  natural and- that nothing good could  come of it. and 1 was a truen pronhe_t  One of the Toilers fell in love witfi  Mary. Maybe you heard about it?"  "Seems as if I did."'      '��������� -     , .  "You must have, as everybody was  talking. Yes, he fell in lovcwith Mary,  and sho ������������������fell in love with him, and the  way they did spoon around'was something awful:: It didn't do no good to  talk to her. Mary is like a mule when-  she gets her mind made up. After the  feller" bad hung around here, for' two  weeks he had to move on, and then  they wrote letters to each other. Here  are the letters he wrote,'but after a few  weeks, he cooled oil on her and fell in  love with another. WTe are now going  to have 'him sued for breach of promise.". ���������'' -r      '   '  > "Does Mary want to take the case  ;into, court?" I asked.\  -' "No, shedon'jt, nor Eli either, but I'm  "going do makeVeiu.'.' 1've^got^ my?dan-  der up and will fightrto( the end.    Eli  says we haven't got a case, and I want  ..to ask you,about it.-; Abe, when a feller'writes toty'giri that he'd give,'the  whole world -for, a sight.Jof the tip' of  her nose he's in:lpve,,ain't he?"  ?��������� "I should-say lie was."  t '  ."And when lie Votes',tbat he can't  eat nor sleep nor Jput up wire fencing  for thinking of her he's got it purty  bad, hasn't he?"'  ^ - p   ,  "For sure.*'    '      ' t ' ,  .  "And when he goes on to say that  they'll live in'a woodbine cottage and  squeeze hands and listen to the songs  of the, nightingales it means .that he  expects to marry ber, I take it?" - ���������  "It looks that.way."     ��������� ,   ������  ."And when he sits down and figgers  out that they can live on ������3 a week,  when ho says that the world is a hollow mockery * without her,], when. he  writes'that she's an angel from1 heaven  and "has made him the happiest-man  on .earth, he's, committed himself,  hasn't he?" -  . "He  certainly  has,  and, I'm- .telling  you so in my official capacity."  "That's what I says to Eli "and Mary,  and I'm'going to town to see a lawyer  and sue that wire fencer for $10,000  damages. Abe. I'm a Spartan mother."  . "What's "that?" ', / , ' ��������� -  s "I dunno, but I'm one of 'em, and  I'll never rest till I make"*that feller  hopscotch. Yes, sir; I'll 'stand him on  his head and walk all over him and  crush, him into the eorth,~land then Mary shall marry a"millionaire and ride  over his dust in her carriage. Goodby,  Abe. Just tell everybody that you've  seen me and had a talk and that afore  I get through with this thing every  rod of wire fencing in this"county will  be buzzing like a gale of wind and hot  enough to burn a hole through a sheepskin." M. Quad.  A Money Saver..  STRANGE, BUT,WHY NOTT  Charlie   Chnrner   Kelates   Some   Curions-  '���������    '     Incidents iii 1 oronto Star.  A.'man on Spadiha avenue had - a.  dream    that    his-mother  in  Ottawa  was    ill     with pneumonia,  and next  morning got a letter announcing-the  'fact.    Strange, but why not? ?  A merchant in Toronto wrote to a  friend in South ,America, -"whom,, he'  ,had riot corresponded- with, in i  year, and at the same time the 'man  in South ''America wrote the merchant, and the two letters crossedi  Strange', but why not?  A man    in G-uelph fell asleep    one  Sunday  afternoon   while  reading'   on  the lounge'and in a dream a shroud  lay before him, and drawing it back''  he  saw his   son.,'   At  twelve  o'clock  'that'Sunday night he was awakened  by a messenger. ' His boy, a locomo-1  tive   fireman   running "out   of  Toronto,   had   been   drowned/'in 'Hamilton  Bay     at      the*   time ��������� cf the dream.,,  Strange,.but why not?   '��������� 'a  , A well-known railroad man in Gait,  had a dream in which he saw a relative jin Scotland hurt by a falling-  wall. On ,the next mail from Scotland- was a letter telling him of the  accident.    Strange, but whyLnot?  Five men' in,Guelph once agreed to  'tell another man'that he looked sick.)  'After the fifth 'man;had told*-him ho'  thought he  was  sick,   and  went    to  bed  for   three   days.     Strange,     but  'why not?     __ - /  It-.would not be strange-if wo wcro-  .to spend more time looking 'inwards-  at  the      wondrous' workings  o'f ' the  soul/but  the  souT' is-starved,     and  the body gorged.    The telephone,.the'  ���������railway,'0 the steamship, and the tele-->',"���������'  graph1-will  befarttoo slow'for    the-    ,  .soul.of the future.   -,Why hot flash ��������� *s  thought about'the globe,on ether)-in--C '  , stead of the electricity we use'but do   .���������  not'understand?*   Why these,cumbrous-   /  means'when, it mcLy^sooiV be.po'ssible    ,'  'to    annihilate   .space    with'thought,,   ���������"  and   follow, tho - thought    with   the--,,-  soui?        Or     is_^    the    soul" thought?-. ,,^  Strange, 'but why not?   ',_"',  '' We ',waken in the' night at a crash,   ,  and  trembling rouse the house,"* and: ?' ,  fear'a  ( burglar.     But( it ,is. only    a '  .  'slamming shutter..',, It is seldom,   in '*''  life that the things  that frighten or -    ,  disturb us really are; it is "only what,  'we think .they are. " J,'    ,rt  Strange,'    isn't it?���������Charlie Churn-*-/  er,   in "Toronto Star. ' ���������    \  ���������      '      '- ~ 7,       '<.--.  "'   Vrof. ,Euj*ren������ Haanel. ���������   ,' "  The1 Syracuse  Post-Standard  says:,'  .The selection of Prof. Eugene Haanel-L  of     Syracuse  University  for  one', .of  j-the-- important   statutory, office's^, of    "  Canada -is   an honor  " eclipsing,, any "."  ever before conferred upon'-a member,/  of the faculty      of. Syracuse Univer-?'C  sity,      andvreflects   credit both" upon   v''  the man      and tlie'institution    with \-,,  whose growth he has been?intimately*\;  associated."     In' choosing a scientist -"<������������������  'as   Superintendent' of, Mines'* of     the * *  Dominion   of   Canada,  no  man  more- ���������  worthy from past record and present-  ability     could    have     been selected.  Widely    known by the leading scientists     of    Arherica'   and Europe, Dr.  Haanel has long held*among them a  position vof  commanding  respect   for  his own accomplishments.    In a tribute paid Dr.   Haanel upon the     conclusion      cf fourteen years of service   .  as a professor in Victoria University  some     years     ago, it was 'sai'd that  probably no  olflier person had     done  so  much to  give  science its  due importance  in  the university education   0  of Canada as this man.     He entered  Syracuse University twelve years-ago  when the department of physics was  small     and poorly equipped;  he will  >leave the university in possession'of  one of the .finest  and most complete  departments     that can be found    in  any     educational   institution  in     tho  country.     From his earnest belief   in  Christianity,  his  enthusiasm for   his  work and his integrity of character.  Dr.   Haanel"s      college  lectures   have  been a powerful inspiration to young  people on  his  classes.     Few teachers  leave  so   deep  a  moral   and  intellectual    mark upon  their  students     as  he has done, and few could be followed upon their departure by a greater  feeling of    regret.     Syracuse University,      its     faculty   and   its  students-  suffer  serious    loss   in  the  departure  of Mr.  Haanel.  /'_ vi  ��������� if  ' 'I  ��������� i '1  ���������/-���������a  J  .(?(  ^  "Smith is a great fellow for economy.  I save money/every time I meet him."  "How is that?"  "By not lending it to him."���������New  York Evening Journal.  Bessie's Papa.  Bessie���������Talking about the animals  that infest the Stock Exchange, I've  been trying to think what pa said he  was. ��������� ./������������������  Arthur���������A bear or a bull perhaps.  '..Bessie���������No; it was neither of those,  nor. was it a lamb.   Oh, I have it!   It  was a jackass. ; I remember how it surprised me at first.  TJiinsnjil.  "I think Miss Plummer's photograph  flatters her."  "Thpn it's the only thing ever been  known to."���������Judy.  Very Plausible.  Jed���������Chollie has just returned from a  hunting trip. He says he'shot the biggest  bear on record.  Ned���������That might be so. If it hadn't  boon a big one, he would never have hit  it.���������Smart Set.      '  "To take her down a peg" is nothing  but ii sailor's direction as to the lowering  of tin.' shin's colors.  A Strange lri*������li at Cornwall.  It is a long time since a sea' salmon was seen in the St. Lawrence,  but one was killed last week in tho  raceway-under Mack's mills,, by W.  Borthwick, a mill employe, .-'while?  spearing suckers, says the Cornwall  Freeholder. He did not-know what  a prize lie had captured, -,and took it  home and had'it.'cleaned,, but,-,.oh.  showing the head to Mr. Mack, the  stranger was clearly identified from  the - sca'es and .shape of the head as  a genuine- salmo salar. The iif.h was  a female, weighing about five pounds,  and was full of spawn. It is a pity  that Mr. Borthwick. had mutilated  the fish before speaking about it, as  it ��������� would have been worth a good  deal as a curiosity.*- No doubt it  grew from one of the innumerable  salmon 'fry which have been deposit- '  ed in the river from time to time.  We hope fishermen will be on the  lookout for strange fish, and let us  know, about them, as the matter is of  decided scientific interest.  ���������'   Shifting t_e Blame.  "A man who would compel a woman to  stand in a street car is no gentleman,"  remarked the passenger who was hanging on to a strap.  "I agree with you," answered the man  who was reading- the newspaper. "I  have long thought the directors of this  company ought to be ashamed."���������Washington Star.    _ '���������   ._  . ^ssjsaKat-***8'  -^���������^���������' ���������.��������������������������� m in** *���������  ��������� ������������������ -v*^ *,���������- *^���������  M I  V  V:  V >  I '  J   -  i  'l '     V  4  1  THE CUMBERLAND NEWS  T  CUMBERLAND. B.C.  SHE PATIENTLY  BORE DISGRACE  THE  PIANO AT ITS.BEST:  A Sad letter f rem a Lady Whose  Hiss_aml -Was Dissipated.  How She Cured.Him With a Secret  '*."   , *   Remedy.  A RACINE MAN   EXPRESSES HIM-  ' SELF STRONGLY FOR DODD'S .  KIDNEY  PILLS.   '  His Letter is Typical ,of Hundreds  Lately Received From'Lower Province���������Same' Work Being Done All  Over the -Dominion���������Dodd's Ki_-  i. ney Pills Stand Alone in the Conquest of Kidney Disease. > ,  I).- ������w  "I'hadvfor years patientlj'    borne  ."' the-'disgrace, '.-buffering; misery    and  ,-   privations , "due   /'to / 'my   husband's  ._-drinking* habits.   '-Hearing'of    your  ,mary?ellous'-..remedy/for   the. curep of  -" drunkenness, *-* -which I could ' give -my  husband secretly, Jl decided ..to try it".  ,-i!"procured a package'and'.mixed.. ,it  in, his .food and  coffee,   and,   as    tho  remedy was "odorless,and'  tasteless,  > he did not'lknow what it was'   that  so* quickly ^relieved his   craving    for  liquor., lie soon  began  to pick   -up  flesh, his 'appetite for  solid food re7  'turned; he stuck' to 'his,.work regularly,-, and1 we now have'a happy home.  After he was completely cured Ltold  hii_. what I had* done, when he    ac-  ' knowledged that it1 had been his.sav-  ' ing, as he had not the resolution- to  , break off, of his'own accord.   I heart-  "ily. advise all" women afflicted as    I  "'\vas'to give your remedy se trial."',  ,SENT FREE TO ALL.���������A sample  '- package "of Tasteless r Samaria.,* Prescription SENT - FREE with .full particulars iri plain-sealed envelope. All  ., letters "considered sacredly confident  ���������? tial. / .''Address -The 'Samariar Remedy  ./Co.v ~3"0V Jordan streets-Toronto, Ont.  r, t4_   ���������* ,/*_>    ���������       _        -   "��������� *' j"  .:/   .      4'/?"-'   THE' ' ,/ ������.-   *.    ' Woman's' (Mstiaif. iTeoiDerance Union  ADOPT THE  tt  s  )i  FOR the CURE of DRUNKENNESS  Letter from Mrs. George Grant, of  Paisley, Ont., giving particulars' of  a cure effected by "Samaria Prescription,1" refilling in its use and adoption by the Paisley Woman's Christian Temperance Union.  * (Copy)  Paisley, Ont., December 11th, 1900.  The Samat-a 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 wrote for  information; at that time I had in  my mind friends whose son was a"  great cause of anxiety and trouble on  account of his' drunken habits. I  'strongly urged the friends to try the  remedy I saw advertised in the Toronto 'Globe. They did so. It was  the Samaria Remedy that was administered and I am pleased to inform the company the medicine was  helpful; the young man has not  drank a drop since, breaking off from,  old companions: and special prayers  on his behalf, all aided in breaking  the chains. 4  At  the last meeting of  the -W.  C.  T.   U.   here,  I introduced your medicine for the cure of the liquor habit,  and a resolution was passed,   "That  inasmuch as it is the'ami of this organization to help the poor inebriate,  wo should recommend this remedy in  "homes-where persons arc addicted to  the    use     of     intoxicating  liquors."  Now,   sirs,  wishing you a successful  career in your noble work,  and feel-,  .ing that assistance-can be given   in  the precincts of home by.the hand of  rnotkor  or wife,     trusting  God may  -open up useful avenues for your    labors,      Yours very respectfully, : ���������    ���������  ".' .(Signed)       MRS. GEORGE GRANT,  ���������On behalf of Paisley,; W: C. T. XL,-,'  T?*PT?T?  *2 A H/TDT "E"'and pamphlet giv  X JK*i_-_i  &������_������?_* lii_ ing - f iiU inform  ation,  testimonials   and price sent in plait  sealed envelope.. Enclose 2c stamp.   Address  THE SAMARIA REMEDY CO., 30 Jordan St.  ,      ?.v ?, TORONTO, Ontaric  , Racine, Que.,'July 15.���������(Special-  It is a'very strange thing, but lately all' through this province the'people have been talking in a straight,  downright way about the medicine,  Dodd's Kidney Pills. Never before  has, a remedy made so marly warm,  outspoken friends for"itself. /.Whatever part of Quebec one chances to be  in, the'mentioning', of ,Dodd's Kidney,  Pills is always enough to bring forth'  the,grateful story of an experience  with ,tliis most -remarkable remedy  from'one of tthe listeners/  These ��������� experiences include nearly all  the fatal iionv-conta'gious diseases.  Bright's' Disease, Diabetes, Dropsy  Rheumatism, 'Bladder and Urinary  Disorders, Female Trouble,' Heart  Trouble, Blood Diseases, > Nervous  Complaints 'are all'emphatically^ declared to'have been entirely "cured by  Dodd's JCidney- Pills. - But-more /than  any other complaint,Backache counts*  oftener.', * ,   .������,.'-.',        - B"  ". Emilej Couatre, of* this town, -savs  they cured him of backache-and other Kidney troubles, and writes a letter for -publication in' this paper to  that effect.^./ > :A'   ' . "        ' ' .  ,* 'T am'ifoing to say a' word' 'con-'  -cerning Dodd's ��������� Kidney ' Pills','' he  writes. IT-cannot do, otherwise than  praise this wonderful 'medicine heart-,  uy, for I am -now; owing1' to.Dodd's  Kidney_';Pills in'perfect-'health/" .For  some time I have not'felt the slightest,, pain in the back. ���������'"My kidneys are  working- properly.*- When" I'go to bed  I - -find , rest,-, whereas',before 'using  Dodd's Kidney Pills I'got, up- 'more  fatigued- than ftlie night before. I"had  pain in the" back and headache which  broke my sleep.' , ���������  "T have taken1 only three "boxes of  Dodd's Kidney. Pills, < arid cannot help  but. credit -them -with' my1 cure.'' I  have been free.from''my trouble since'  taking Dodd's Kidney "Pills".;,'    *  Q. for a lodge'in some������������������vast wilder-  * ��������� ness, :' v      ���������     ��������� , -*'",-'  ���������r?������-?e boundless, contiguity of shade,  With soda fountains���������a-million more  or less��������� '  And   countless   rivers    filled    with  lemonade I *  *TJeer wouldn't rhyme.  '���������A GENIUS.  "They say my cousin is a wonderful doctor." ' ' ���������  "You bet he is; I swallowed a nickel the other day, and he made me  cough up' ������2."    -      ,  Four Times  a. Year None Too  Often  to" Have'a Piano Timed.  "There are plenty of people," said a  piano tuner, "who let. tbeir pianos go  one. two, three years without tuning,  and in some cases pianos thus neglected niay not get very, very woefully off,  but a piano should he tuned every three  months. That would be none too often  to keep it in order.  "As a matter of fact, a piano begins  to get out of trine again at once after  it has been tuned.    How could it be  otherwise?   Nothing stands still.   This  ���������difference would at first bp so slight as  scarcely to be -perceptible to any but  tbe practiced and sensitive ear of an  expert tuner, but it is there.   Doesn't a  clock begin to run down as soon as.it is  wound upV   Four times a year a piano  ought to be tuned,', but only a comparatively small, percentage of people give  their pianos .that > attention  which is  needed to keep them in their most perfect loveliness of toue.    Piano makers  and dealers of course are" looking after  ^the-tuning  of  their < pianos  in astock  scrupulously and earefully'all the time.  You' don't hearr pianos out of tune in a  piano wareroom.   They, never letpthem  get out of tune there. ', They aim, in  fact, at keeping them, as, near perfection as they can.      ,.     ,,. ,  :���������"\Ve are pretty sure to find-In every  new piano somethfrig pleasing' and at-,  'tractive.    Sonie share at least of this  pleasing quality conies from" its being  in, perfect tune.*   In fact, to keep any  ,pianoiat6-its/best-Iti"must\ be kept  iii  tune, and to attain tlie results most satisfactory to,',alI, to the, owner''and: the  "neighbors alike, a tuning tonic:should,  "be administered to every piano not lesa  "than four times a year." '" '"'jf  ,  , '  Good  Metal In. 15ad Monev.  The manufacture of spurious shillings out 'of genuine silver���������an offense  unknown till ( very recent times���������is  still going on actively. The root of  the difficulty is the great fall in the  value of silvor bullion. Roughly  speaking, an ounce of) silver is -just  now worth only two shillings 3-J  pence, but'When coined at the mint  it becomes worth five shillings six  pence. The fraud cannot be defected by weighing, tor the weight is  that of, a good shilling; neither 'will  ringing the com on the counter help  one, 'for the silver'is genuine, and of  the right standard. >   ������=_  On the attention being directed,  however, to the workmanship of the  base coins it is seen that the milling  of the rim and the edges of the devices- engraved in relief are less sharp  than they ought to be. This arises  "from the fact that instead''of being  struck the' false shilling is cast in a  mpld: .When roguery shall have enlisted the services' of a skilled engraver, and die sinker, it is not easy  to, see what steps can be taken to  abate the evil, unless it be .determined to increase the size and;weight of  our silver "coinage to an extent that  will reduce the, coiner's gains. Unfortunately this would also deprive  the mint of an important source of  profit. Meanwhile,' the'Bank of England keeps a watchful,- eye oh!'. par-  cols . of silver���������particularly, oh Victorian shillings' of recent date���������and  a, spurious' shilling is promptly., cut  in halves, and returned with the la-  conic.note, "Not made at .the mint."  ���������London News.    ,    , -  Belated  Felicitations.  / So rapidly does lung irritation spreadand  deepen, that often in a few weeks' a'simple  cough; cu inmates in tuburcnlar consumption/ .Give heed to a c./u������h. there is always  danger in de'ay; tret a- bo tie of B ckle's  Anti-Consumptive Syrup and cure" yourself.  It is a' medicine unsurpassed tor all throat  and Jung troubles. , It id compounded from  beveral* herbs, each' one of which? stands at  the head of the list as-e\erting a wonderful  influence -in curing consumption and, all  lung diseases, ���������</  ,' "," Going-'by Contraries.  "When a lady; says .'No;' she means  "Yes,' " observed the philosopher of tho  .boarding house, "and -when her papa  throws 'you down* the 'front steps and  'swears* at you untile you have/disappeared in .the' gloom there*seems to bo  .-something contrary about him too."' '  *���������   **  -���������*       *- " ,,s .)' -   ".-  .,,-'. A Real Need:-, ���������;/. ^-^  " "Whyi ,oh,- w hy," ��������� walled* the- woman,  picking,up*"the" watch/at her, feet and  holding It'������ to her ^ea'r,/*'doesn't "sothe^  body invent a watch that you can drop  without its stopping?"���������New ������ork Sun;  ..;  'Who JEUe, Indeed f,  "Your, friend Jones was quite seriously  stabbed iii n'fight last night."-        ,    ^  -, "Yes, I know/ What's the latest'about  -it'1" . '   x    ,  '   "Well, "the detectives, are trying to de-,  termine 5who was most concerned." ���������  ' "Just like- the idiots!" 'Any,*one"'could  tell ��������� them that Jones. was, of course."���������  Philadelphia Press/ '    > ���������-   -   '  "Do you recognize nio. sir?"  , -No." ,   -     ' ' <    *v 't  "li was I wlio'elopcd with your daush-'.  tpr a year ago." .    i"'' .  /'Yes. ami wli.it now?"     <^ i <( /-,  "Well, perhaps it i*- a little lnte. but l<-  tini������.*t you will'p.'rniit me t*vi������n at this late"1  d������io to poncminfai'* ymi. sir."      'a ���������"������������������������������������   '  c  '    >,   ,.Sud by tlie Sen Wave*.  It was Sunday evening." ll-Ie stood pen- -  sive, looking at the unsympathetic surf.1. .'  On.the morrow he would be again behind/ ;  the ribbon counter.  "Good waves." he soliloquized, "we be';  of one blood.'   We arrive at tbe shore in-  creat style���������and  we go away' broke."��������� -  Philadelphia Press.    ,    __,,!.. ���������/,    '/���������   ; .,  Qnlcker Way.  f j -x        r      1 *'  ;Bobbs���������^Did your-, uncle make his ,for-J\  tune.in.North'ern Pacific?        _    ' -r/,  "'"'Nobbs���������No.    He used to "drive an" ice' -1  wagon.���������Baltimore Americari. "    >.  ,'.���������?*-"  J-.-.V  ."���������if   ''I  fl'>  ,*    o -     ��������� Th������> "Literal 5���������nd. ������������������-"''*���������  She���������^Do' you '- know   "The, .Barber, of\  Seville?",   ' ,      ���������        -   -,  He���������No.   I shave myself.���������Schalk.     " ~,  ,*>���������  ijjir ^i'"5^^  V.*,V -jiA,\  *,,?, ���������-,*<. I  '    s ���������  s,itr*.2i'.l I  1        *       X-  EXHIBITION  VISITORS  ���������-..���������;'.J '   ' < * :    "        .   *  ', Who have any trouble with their eyes  , should not, fail to visit the only in- ���������  ���������'sfiuitioa' in  Manitoba- devoted  exclusively- to the testing and correc-r,  N*tibn pf defective' vision./  We have-  1 ;jtwo'.of?thVm6st expertey'e specialists ?  !"; in Canada assisted by the most per- :  ���������'feet optic&l instruments.   ���������"<-'     , v'/  -Gorisultatibn free."   Eyes tested free. -,  .', .      .* ,     -  ������������������.-. '< -.* .-->'.'    -v'i'- ,"       '-���������  -^���������*  - DU..PHAIR, Mrinajror,  BOSTON OPTICAL PARLORS  ^Portage" Ave./Cor. Main Sfc.. Winnipeg ;v  ,  * ....  ��������� .   '������. ���������>  .'   )^-/.J-  v V,-  j r st; vi  7#S  '���������*!  * ���������; - '*:'���������  ".".< 'V.C '--'J  -'.'-;  1      -' -  Before .marriage.a man yearns for  woman and afterwards he earns for  her. '' ' -  Dr.-J. D. Kellogg's Dysentery Cordial is a  speedy cure tor oysontery, diarrhoea, cholera, summer complaint, sea sickne=s and  complaints iccitiental to children teething.  It gives'ir_rned:ate relief to ihose suflering  from the effects of indiscretion in eating unripe fruit, cucumbers, etc. It acts with wonderful lapidrty and never fails to conquer  the disease. No one need fear choleia if  they have a bottle of this medicine convenient.  1 A financier is a man -who makes  lots of .money, isn't it father? "No,  Freddy; financier is a man who gets  ���������hold of lots' of money other people  have made." ���������-_  The never-failing" medicine, Holloway's  Corn Cure, removes all kinds of corns, warts,  etc; even the most difficult to remove cannot  withstand this wonderful remedy.  ���������>.'''I  -*���������" --"I  ������> ^  a������>a/ /zml4  Carnegie might have found the  problem of dying poor much simplified if he had put a family of boys  through college.  At this time _of year it is a truLy  remarkable statesman who can <xt-  tract as -much attention as a baseball player.  I was cured  oi   a severe   cold   by  MINAItD'S LINIMENT.  Oxford, N.S. 31. F. IIEWSON.  I was cured of a terrible sprain by  MINABD'S LINIMENT.  FRED. COULSON,  Yarmouth, N.S. Y. A. A. C.  T w'.\s cured of Black Ervsipelas bv  MTNAIvD'S LINIMENT.  Ing-leville.    ..;.    J. \V. RUGGLES.  It may be true that a certain place  is paved with good intentions, 'but  here on earth most of the paving is  donte with  the city.  the intention   of  cheating.  Minaif s Liniment Cares, Colds, Etc,  Say a man is honest and people  pay no attention; say he is ricn.and  they exclaim "Oh I"���������but say he is  both and they think you lie.  v  _i':cAi.  .-'*>'  Andrew > Carnegie complains that  he can't '-digest his food; bu; he  should cheer up. There are hundreds,  of men not half so rich,who are afflicted the same way.  When 'King Davis, musing, said:  ���������"All men.'are-liars,"' he must' have  ���������been, glancing over the tax schedules  ;of the day. ' v  Miaard'3 LinimeM Cures Garget In .Cm.  Occasionally a politician is cured  of obesity of the cranium, but once,  the disease' develops it is hard to  dislodge. ,   .''.... .-. /"   ...'"'  \ PBVJBH AND  AaUE  AND   BrXilOUS   DEBAJfQ_-  mbnts are positively cured by the use of  Parinelee's Pille. They not only cleanse the  stomach and bowels from all bilious matter,  but they open the excretory vessels, causing  them to pour copious. effusions from tha  blood into the bowels, after which'the c'orr  rupted mass is thrown out by the natural  passage of tho body. They , are; used as a  general family medicine with the beat  results.  THE BEST PILLS.���������Mr. Wm. Vander-  voort, Sydney Crossing', Ont., writes: "Wo  have been using Parmelee's Pills, and find  them by far the best pillar-we ever used."  Fob Deucate and DsBixirATEn Gojrsanxu-  tions these pills act like a charm. Taken in  small doses, the effect is both a tonic .and a  Btimulant, mildly excitinpr the secretions of  the body, giving tone and vigor.  ALL-WOOL MICA M0F_&-8KS������E_;  established    lOytars tiial    A homo industry  Encouioge it.   BEWARE ot A met lean Paper  Felting, *.\ liich cracks in our climate.   For sam  pies ana testimonials apply to  W. G. FONSECA, (So'e Aecnt.)  South ,Si������.l<*,17G Hi{������gins Ave.,E.,Winnipeg  .Issuer of Marriage Licenses.  ; ~ J ���������"- -'  '-'7- ' '  This is a fairly good old world, so  'tis well not' to take it too literally,  and it is as well to wink at, its  white lies:  Minari's Liniment Cnres Diphtheria.  1 Wisdom is  often 'nearer when  stoop than when we soar.  we  Many  birt'.hrigl  dependence  is   afraid  clothes.  a^rfa'n   who  gl orics  in  -hanks  to' wear   cheap  'ht'ati-d thanks God for his in  "When- a woman is' very positive she  is never certain.        ������������������",.-   .,-."-,;,. ���������'..'-���������������������������.���������*'  'A 119-year-old Yankee says he. has  drunk whiskej" all his life. ��������� If it was  the- American brand he certainly is a  hero.  When in the City attending the Fair you are  invited to cad at  McNeill & myers'  Fashionable Tailors,  226 Poriage Avenue, opp. Queen's Hotel, and  leave your order for a suit of clothes. Latest  Styles.  How's THis?        ^  We rfl'er 0n������ Plundted. Dollars-'Reward'for.  any ca������c of Cat-arrli that cannot be cured by  Hall's Catarrh Cure.   ���������  F -s. CHENEY & CO., Props , Toledo,-O.-  Wc,  the  undersigned,   have ..known   F. J,  Cheney for the last 15 years; and believe him  erfectly honorable in all business transactions.  and iiiii ncinlly able *o carry out any obligation  made bv their firm.'  West&Tritax, Wholesale Druggists.Toledo.O.  AVat.di.ng,    Kinnan   &   MAiiVis,   Wholesale  Druggist?, Toledo, O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon tbe. blood and mucous surface-- of the system. Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold  bv all druggists.   Testimonials free.  'Hall's Family Pil.s are the best. ,  An ability jaot to display our ignorance goes a long way toward convincing people that you are well informed.  An  old man who goes babling  love is not half as ridiculous as  old .woman -who limps    because  shoes are too small.  o:  an  her  , Generosity  makes    many  acquaintances, but it doesn't know its friends  .until, adversity.,-,singles  them .;out.   ������������������.  not infrequently based ..on .their good  opinion of us-,    v?" /   '   -.'"  .    FOR NINE YEARS.���������Mr. Samuel Bryan,  . Thedford, writes :'������������������" For nine years I suffered  wiih'ulcerated sores on my leg; I.expended  .oyer. $100- to phys'ician3, and   tried   every  "preparation! heard of or saw recommended  for such disease, but could get no relief. I at  last was recommended to give Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil a trial, which  has  resiilted;  after using eight bottles (using it internally  - and externally), in a complete-cure;   I 'Relieve it -is the best medicine in the world, and  I write this to let others know what it has  done for me."  ��������� A crust and a kind word are better than a feast and indigestion...  The average man gets angry every-  time he is in  the wrong and knows  it.  Never    build     upon     a  possibility.  /Thereby you will be saved much dis-1  appointment.   .          ,                     -     --n--' :  ,      i      -��������� ''-1 ---   aIoeistts    "~5T_visr _r*E_-. ���������  .    * , ���������-* ���������  We are in need of a few reliable .fvgenta ^  throughout the country tp handle our-   t   ��������� . ^  GASOLINE LAMPS AND SUPPLIES.   ~  Good profit and quick sales;   For particu.  lars address     . ^ .    .  rilK INCASDESCENX GAS LAMP   Coh  ,  313??������raln St., Winnipeg. *-V- - ';  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������J  Minari's .liniment .Cnres Distemper.  Fault-finding  has   its  root  in  like,   criticism  in  kindness.  dis-  ������������������v'.^l  -.v .'���������  s<"  I Recommend  OIN'.'M  '5'- to alL mothers who want their babies $,  ^ to have, pink, clean, clear', and &  f healthy skin. <r  .    Made of the finest materials; ^.  A No soap, wherever made, is better. ^  t THE ALBERT TOILET SOAP 'CO., /MONTREAL'' __  ��������� .'���������'. Manufacturers of the Celebrated ���������  % ALBERT TOILET SOAPS. %  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������*"<>*'^<*>^'*'*4?><f>'<>-,*>''*^,*',>,>  W. N. ,U. No. 334. *&  p<  lr    &  I r  I i  I S  J'*  IT  1  IS '  -  it  it'  h   <  I  (  I  lr*  I1-  I  I',  ____  ���������*_���������.  K_-rw?riafBa!r.-f^-T**i StSS-JT'  WHAT SOU- PEOPIiB   WANT TO  KNOW.  Why cattle are permitted  to run  .at large in an  incorporated town.  What effect has the notice had  which appears in these columns re -  garding cow bells? ���������  Why some people who pose as  sportsmen (?) are the first to ignore  the game laws?  The name of   the   Cumberland  man  who , shot   grouse at   Oyster'  river before the season opened.  Why people who see' and know,  do not inform? ' ,  ,  ' Why people do not patronize  home industry.and buy their har-  ness, saddles, trunks, etc., from W.  Willard.    Ever}thing hand made.  ������bv><% A^bc/ted/*ns/$,C6   Ce^vnJ^fri  Campbells Bakery.  ,<I  z$T<s IMrtl/ d*fa*iSLt*V<4s  He had been in declining healt"'  for some time and was brought toj  the Union .hospital for medical  treatment; where he died. He leaves  a numb.r of relatives in England,  including a son and daughter, who  have been communicated with.1;  Mr TVEdwards had charge of the  funeral arrangements.  r ^^ ,  The politic il situation in Victoria is at present drawing foit'h a  great deal of comment from most  quarters.',' Mass meetings have been  called bv labor unions to discuss  the situation and nominate a labor  candidate for the vacancy caused'  by theresignation of Hon. Mr,Tur-  ,,ner.-- .There is also a  rumor circu-  i \  lated that an appeal will  be made  to the Lieutenant-Governor tofcall'  -, the House in an early session.  %  Some people have - been   absurd,  ' enough to insinuate that Hon. Mr  Dunsmuir has' Been a' mere t puppet,  in the hands of Mr Martin, and that-'  *    ���������   '*   , " .',  Martin has been the power behind )  the throne./ . I.think we can safely  assert 'that  Hon.   Mr  Dunsmuir ���������  whose policy has'always tended .to  ' honest government and the belt  interests of the1 province, is quite  competent to decide upon a line. of  policy, as will commend itself to hin  < own^sound sense   and good   judg-  ment.   If there were.. less   politics  .���������'-*-       ** * ,   ������v. ������  and more good government some of  our   hardworking   farmers   would ,  not have to  toil   over   roads   that  should put any farming community  to shame In order   to   bring   their  produce to  market   and   purchase  their supplies,   and   to   which   we  have drawn' the attention   of   our  go'vernment servants   more   than  . once   during   tho  past   year, ��������� but  seemingly without effect.  LOCALS.  OBITUARY.  ��������� The last sad rites were performed  over the remains of the .late  Mr G.  F. Drabble on Saturday.     The cor-  tege leaving  Cumberland   at   two  o'clock,for the cemetery  at   Sand-  wick where the tervices were conducted by the .Rev. Mr  Willemar.  The casket was covered with beautiful floral tributes sent by his many  friends.,.  The pall bearers, all old  timeirier.ds.were.Messrs R.  Grant,  A.  Urquhart, ".Holmes,  McKenzie,  McPhee. and McDonald of Comox.  The late Mr Drabble was  an Englishman by birth, and  was one  of  the pioneers of Comox,  having ar  rivad there almost  30   years  ago.  For a number of years he held   the  position of S.M. and land surveyor,  he was alse associated /with'the late  J.   Rodello   in   trading   with   the  nortHem ports in early  days.    At  one time he was reputed fairly well  off, but  in  later years -misfortune."  overtook him and he died   a   poor  man.    Of   kindly   and   charitable  disposition, he was the first  to  extend help and aid to those in want  or distress, and his many deeds   of  charily will not sood  be forgotten.  Mrs Piket and family are camping at Oyater river for a  few  days.  Miss  Smith  of Grantham,   has  r (  taken a position at the hospital.  '  MrCStaus has gone to   Hani-  son Hot Springs for his health.  Mrs Barrett is   a   guest   at   the  Cumberland.      ' \  ;  Mr Charlie Grant has gone .to  Nanaimo to stay for some time.  Miss Peucey of Cumberland,   is  back again after a short vacation.  f->. s, The fi.iie ,of Rev., Mr <��������� Dodde,  be-  ca me the mother of a son on Sun-  day last.    Both doing well. -  Mrs Willard. and family return- -  ed jhome ��������� on   Wednesday^, 'having  1 .  *��������� i J  spent the last month.in Victoria.  . jMrs McPhee and Mrs Holmes of;,  Comox. paid our ciiy. a 'visit  on  Tuesday last. <   .  ��������� The CAinpers are home once more.  Mesdames Collis, Little and Mounce;  returning on Thursday.  -; That Blue Hudson ware . breakfast service at/Moore'swill make an.  iu&al wedding present for some one.  All papera-, magazines and reading matter of all description kept  on hand or ordered for you by T;D.  McLean.      . ������  Mr Campbell, father of Mrs J. B.  McLean, lett for his home at  Ab-  botsford   on   Friday   after  a   six  weeks stay with his daughter.  Mr J. B.   McLean   has   gone   to  Abbottsiord with his father in-iaw  Mr Campbell, he being too ill to  travel alone  Mrs Mellado and her sister Mrs  Bates have been visiting their father  Mr Thompson of the Post Office in  Nanaimo, and returned to Cumberland-on Wednesday,  Mrs Glassford and family will  arrive today to retide here, Rev.  Mr Glassford having accepted the  charge of St. George's Presbyterian  church.  The engagement of Miss Flodie  McDonald, daughter of G. G. McDonald of the Elk Hotel, Comox,  to Mr John Baird has been announced. We congratulate Mr  Biird. ?-.'/ '���������':.:  ;  No. 4' mine is still being flooded.  It is believed that the fire is quite  .extinguished,    but   Mr   Matthews  .will run ho risks* and will continue  to pour the water in until it is well  -,over the fire level.  The congregation .$f Trini ty  church wish to ta^^e opportunity  of thanking ||^-,;|find. 4onor of  the beautiful cro|4 which was left  anonymously v^t the church oh  Saturday.' .It is a. jperfect piece of  workmanship and bespeaks {he  thoughtful maker an ^.rtist as  well  as a genius. , The , members hope  sincerely that'one day they will be  enabled to thank him   personally.  We are sorry tor hear that MrC.  Bridges of Comox, hasv to undergo  another operation, similar to one  which was performed a year1 ago.  He was to have left by the 'Sparrow-  hawk'' for Victoria, on Saturday  whence, he will be taken to the hos-_  pital. ,r ' "  Remember that the agricultural,  exhibition takes place at ��������� Courtney"  on the 26th.. A programme of  games and nporis have been arranged'for the day. -/Apart from  fruits, which are' more or less a  failure this year, the .exhibit pro-  mises to be far above the average.  ,Mrs Ramsa\- received word on  Friday that her brother-in-law Mr  McSavaney of Nanaimo, had been  seriously injured. Mrs'McSavaney  buried her infan t son two weeks  ago. They will have the sympathy  of all their Cumberland friends.'  The Ladysmith Leader made its  appearance last   week   and-   is   a  * ��������� '       ,'".'���������<  bright, newsy sheet.     It has taken  a decided stand in politic-*, and as  it says will hot ".sit on   tlie fence."  We   wisli  the> proprietor   decided  siiccesB- '    v       ���������  ^  "Little wonder.that the good-peo-?  pie of Comox complain' about  pot  it ' ** ''? ?'    ' v'*      --  liumers froin Uiiion   monopolizing  their gume preser.vee, when they see  ' -  - -���������-��������������� c-;  ,"���������.'���������  the- pheasants   being   slaughtered  right and left, knowing that it is a  close sea son for' those birds, and  which they have 4tried, in vain to  protect.       /  The Trinity Church Harvest festival will be "celebrated on Sunday,"  Sept. 22nd, when it is expected that  the new incumbent, Rev. Mr C1&-  land, will officiate. To the great  regret of the parishioner's the Ven.  Archdeacon Scriven resigns his  charge here, and expects to   be  as-  i   i  signed to Cedar Hill parish near  Victoria.  Always on hand a ,varied   assortment of Cakes, Pies, Pastry, ^c/  Minced Steak Pies on,Wednesdays'  and Saturdays..'..''.. ..... .. .. V.,.. ,  D--ii]sir|ljir Ave-  1  ���������4  Masnet  /-,    HEADQUARTERS 'FbRiV '/:l'*r .  ' ��������� ' ,'���������'**���������������������������   ,      'r     <'  C , ''       '        , .     i  Sporting Goods  ���������   "       '"��������� an'd.'v/''   /?-":;- ��������� ...  Fishing Tackle  Shells Load Ml to OpAep  NOTICE  1 A public reading room meeting  is called for Thursday, 19th, at  7:30 p.m., in old tchool house/ for  the purpose of arranging ways and  means to cirry on the'institution'  during the coming winter. It has  been proposed t. form a gymnasium  in connection, and all interested in  athletics, as'!we!l~as"in'~the success ,  of,a reading room, are ^earnestly  requested to attend. -'   ^  New Arrival���������Hi P.'Collis, of  Cumberland, has donated a pretty  fawn4o Beacon Hill park, and lt  was placed in the deer enclos-ure on  Saturday, having arrived safely by  the steamer City of Nanaimo. /The  park commissioners desire to extend their thanks to Mr Collis for  his handsome present.���������Colonist.  GHOSTS.  For some time past, it  has  been  known that a .genuine   ghost   has  hauntfd   the   recreation   grounds,  and part of lower camp, and in consequence, the children,  and   many  grown people, have been  afraid to  venture near  those localities   after  nightfall.     Quite lately   however,  two young   couples   thought   they  would ribk the spirit for the sake of  a quiet walk on   the   bike   track.  W hen at the most secluded part of  t-.e grounds, his ghostship appeared, and a certain tall young gentleman who hails from sunny   Nova  Scotia, got such a start that he forsook his girl, and   ran,  and   after  eBcon8cing himself behind   a   big  rock pile, demanded  if the   ghost,  "wanted .a bullet."     Finally,   the  party collected again and adjourned to the candy store, from whence,  ��������� after fortifying wittf/many   cream  sodas and lemon squashes, the long  fellow departed for the  bach, marvelling-grea tly.  NOTICE.  As I shall soon be leaving  Cum-/  berland, I will sell   my.   furniture,  household  goods, sewing  machine  and bicycle; any of which may   be  seen at my houee.  sl8,2t DR. BAILEY.  R.P.RithetiCo.,  (LIMITED.)  \ *."  Agents, -    Victoria. B.C  Hand Made Single  ...HARNESS...  $15, $20 and $25 for Rubber Trimmed.  Factory Harness $10, $12 & $18  Repairing Neatly Done  while you wait.  W. WILLARD.  811-  ���������I  FOR SALE  A few choice/Shorthorn   heifers,  yearlings a-rad. 4^ye.ar. olds.     Will.  ' ' '*���������-,'     -:-t     v' ' .        , . .'-' '   ���������   .    ���������  make good/milk cows.  Applycfeo H. E. CHURCH,  sll     '?;   V_', ���������' - , Comox. ������������������������������������/  LOST  On the 22nd August, a gold ring  lettered Yukon.?     A reward  of $5  will be paid on  returniug same to  Chas. Bridges or Riverside hotel.  ag28 ROBERT GRANT.  j_tot:co:e_    .   ������  Tie Wellington toliieiy Co,  LIMITED LIABILITY.  NOTICE is hereby given that a meet'ng ,  of thf Stockholders of the Wellington Col-  liery Company, Limited Liability, to  authorize the increase of the amount'of the  Capital Stock of the .Company from Ooe  "Million to T.vo Million Dollars, will be  held at the office of Company, Store Street,  Victoria, en WEDNESDAY, the 3rd day  of October next, at 11 o'clock in the afternoon.  Dated Victoria, 3rd August, 1901.  JAMES DUNSMUIR.  F   D. LITTLE.  ���������4.td R. W. DUNSMUIR.  WANTED���������Capable, reliable per  son in every county to represent  large company of solid financial  reputation; $936 salary per year  payable weekly; $3 per day absolutely sure and all vxpenses;  straight, bona-fide, lerinite   salary  no commission; salary/ paid each  Saturday and expense money advanced each week. Standard  House, 334 Dearborn, St, Chicago.  - immmmmami^ammmmwmwmmmmmmimiMammmmmimiwemmwimmcam^mii^mmmmwmaimmmmMimi  CORPORATION OF THE  GITT OF GUpRLMD  All owners of cows  in   Cumberland and Union   are   requested   to  remove the   bells,   or   proceedings  will be taken to prevent them running at large. '  By order,  LAWRENCE W. NUNNS,  s4                                                  City Clerk.  Cumberland, B.C., 28th Aug. 1901.  -%i  Columbia Flouruig;  /  ���������''^'������������������'i^]_i,Comtaf,  ��������� ENDERBY, B,. C. ,  1  Hungarian,^  -; ,       :     ���������? 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