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Array mm d  p  ll          J  t  <^^  -���������j  4     -J  MADE  TO  ORDER.  J                                                           'mil  t           \  Y          t         t   s  I  ;i.- ���������  -We have received' a complete ranee  'of' Samples', of < SUITINGS,' * PANT-  INGS, and OVERCOATINGS'., .. \.  '      r \ r'  W;������  have, sold, P9YAL  BRAND0 CLOTHING   for  years and have'given   complete  satisfaction..1.  ��������� <S?J  Fit-and Finish Guaranteed.  C.    I  !'  ^'j-  PEilOES:  Pants *frorh   ........ ?$4/5pLtb    $7yOoc.vv���������{  ;^^Suits;^;?''/,^.; '\\.'<$i5\6p^6*$26po/ :'f  ���������Overcoats -v;.:5    ../, $,13.50 to\$i;i:o6'  Made toi Measure -by expert"   tailors,   nor,  I . V; picked out" of ,a��������� Read v-nmde Stock,' .,.;?.  '���������rf^    1  -A  (* '     t*   ���������* K* J  I,       *  MLEi������EP_k;Go:,L_l  Semember ^the. Show at Courtenay  Wednesday and Thursday."'  i 1 r ^  ,r Hon. Attorney General McPhil-  lips'will "attend   Comox Show on  1   ������ -- '1  Thursday.'   >-',������'  -    ,    ', - , ���������-   '       ? ���������    -  -Honest Value for every dollar is '  what you get-at the Corner Store.  " 1   /    '    '   ���������, j. ��������� 1? 1     j  Mr D R, Harris was a passenger  by Tuesday _'boat,to Coinox? , '   v   ������  Crown Fruit Jars are 50 percent/  better than any oiher jar.'  We have  'em.    Magnet Cash Store. >  '.Mr ancl  Mrs McGuiie-and'Mrs.  .Orchard have returned from a holi-  day.*- -���������';, ' \,    T'?"  r  (*   ' .��������� ,,,  <" Have . yon,  inspected 'the'Shot"  Gun*'at the" Big Store1?' if iiotyou'f  -", * ������vv iJ'.   *-"   *'- '' -r  -   . -    -  ,shouldfdo so at once.^      ,    s;? , ' '.  '��������� Messrs (Uille^pierHwWklker.'R.'  -McNiven  and  R., .Walsh",returned  Tuesday.^ . Mr-'Walsh rias.been for  "spmVvears iri .Dawson."    ,  1 Negatives developed, Prints'struck,.  A ;d*lrk loom fdrVu.^e,.6f'-aiiiatures."   ,   ������������������'p,,.,v cn^,io     .���������-t[.i>--,   ,  ���������,   - , , ,.. - Pans, bept;]9���������An.unconfirmed  ���������^end< orders for, all /Photo v require-^   rumour; is, circu lated'here that King.  London, Sep. 16���������It'has just been  Je������rned that Colonial Secretary  Chamberlain has decided to resign  from 'the1 Cabii et on the grounds  ihat Piemier Balfour's attitudo on  fiscal questions are notsuflicieritly  advanced to eiable Mr  Chamber-  * \ i  lain to1 rem������in, a member of the  Government without the sa'ctificeof  his own views/   ->  - Victoria, Sept. 16���������Hotel by-law  earned here by "1725 majority.  ���������1S1Q for. SS^ig.iirist. The town  is jubilant.   .     -        '*<    ''       - "-  , L.idysmith,?Sep, 17���������The output  of coal at Extension mine* is,steadily increasing, and the tunnel will('  ;be re-.openea in.a day or^two which *  means about 300 moie meKbeing'  .employed. i _z \ ^   ,"-//'���������   /*.  Vancouver,' Sep. 17���������fThe.fol'low-  ing   Conservatives^for" Provincial*-  n store  BRousi,'..PHiASiiTer;.;  '? ���������,MMm^:y'-  *  ' * . - .        ' ' ''      i  r\ViIl haye to be quick* fivers' to > , ���������  Tescape  our   loaded .Shot "Gun      "- -  'Shells         '   .V''      "''    "~  ; ��������� ' ������      ;  P,owder,i Shot, Primers, etc..-   ,       ',/',*  Tioaded Shot Gun,Shells. -      ' ?  'Eojpty Shellt-, ,Rifle Cartridges,;&cl?v ��������� ' ,���������  ������jT^.  -   /.  '  ^_*g.i?-*irt������'t-yiriff;^^^l^5y-ir_jj  ?���������'������  p,  Sfcholtes & R.......  '     - \ .61  YATES. STREET,    VICTOR) A; B. C.        ' 'l  '5 - Just' received larg-e shipment?6f *  '    ^,  .t ' - -.  : . ���������  ^:-  ^;*l>.  ,^?  S> -   -.  men ts/���������News Office.  A crate of plaint-Trom Mr M." J.  1 "��������� -J JU^l J ^ "V  jHemy's gieenhou^e'were^found - oir  i   arrival heie: lastVeekMo be peifect'  as regards ,packing-.and individual,  excellence.'' being  strong," rhealthy  Stock. ,      _   ,5,r" ���������v   .     .     ,"���������     - -  Sold by ali.:leading merchants���������'  Crown Fruit Jars.' Thake no1 other'  we have 'eiii,   "Magnet. Cash Store"  -       ,'  < ,'���������       \ ^r,-, ���������-  Rev, Mr ChrisVma? arrived Thurs--  day and took service in Tiinity"  Church, Sunda-yvri, -  . !   ' l  i__^oisr. agiu-  CULTIVATORS,   SEED DRILLS,   WHEEL HOES, .Etc.''  J VEKY  LATEST  I>rPJR0\ _MEST.-,     ,  Call and see them or writje for catalogues and prices.  Telephone 82.- Sole Agents for B.C. P.O. Diawer 56S  D'E'AT-H.  .'V  OSTERMOOR  WTENT  ELASTIC  FELT  MATTRESS  S15.00  S15.00  il  first Cost is Last Cost aud Only Cos*  WEILER BROS.,  Aie -<leep inducers���������purer, sweeter  denner, than any other known mat-  ttess the whole world over, of most  marvellous nientu, far exceeding the  very hent of hair.1 In fact to devotees ot hiir their meiits seem incredulous of belief. They will never mat  ornac'\, become uneven dr lumpy  {and never wear out. We have yet  to see a worn-out Patent Elastic F-lt  Mattress   ���������$15.oo���������  NET CASH for Full Size.  All Sizes carried in  stock.     Prices  same   as  New York   and Montreal.  Victoria, B.C.  HIGH-CLASS   FURNISHINGS.  It is with sincere regret ^that we "chronicle  the death of   Mrs Staples, wife of  Dr/C."  Staples of the Wei. Col. Co', suigery.   The  deceased lady had heen an invalid'for some  months, although not confined to her bed.  On  Thursday ,last   she  suddenly   became  worse, becoming unconscious until the hour  of her death on Monday afternoon, when she  peacefully  passed   over   the great  divide,  gently surrendering her spirit fco  Him  wl o  gave it      Her  circle of friends was a wde  one, by all of whom she was highly esteemed.    These and all who enjoyed the pleasuie  of  her acquaintance will mourn the blank  made in her social circle by the inexoiable  mandate  of' time.      Besides  the  bereaved  husband, one daughter and her aged mother  are lef 5 cornpletly prostrated at the death of  the loved one.      Nothing could exceed the  kindness and attention extend'd to the de  ceased  by her  husband and mother,   all of  whom    have   the    sincerest   sympathy   of  friends and acquaintances in this the  hour  of sorrow. >.  "There is no death! What seems so is  transition;  This life of mortal breath,  Is but a suburb of  the  life  elysian,  Whose portal we call death."'  Peter of Si-r.via has been assassinated  Nanaimo, September 19;h-^    ,,"  A   well ������ attended-, and enthusiastic  meeting,- in the'interest of Conser-  vativeparty, was held at the South-  Cedcir School-house ^last.evehing'ih  the interests   of, AvUryd������?n.'\ The  meeting was addressed hy Attorney^  ,Gei eraTMcPhiliips who, in a  rat-  '���������tlfug?campaign,  addre~sK severely  .scored Mclnnes.'   The candidate. A."  ;BrydenJ was rrioet enthusiastically  .received,',    "     ,       ,. "���������* ',,t  ^Victoria, Sep. lS-^A/Goorlenough  'Mayor.of.Ros.ila 1 i'd, .hud Conserv ������-',"  tiv.e'candiuale lruHhat district,'was  ?,We Load" SHells" to Order'which.'1  -  ���������   .        , , - w - ->  '  - A we g-uaranteie. >   '. ?..'s,vVr  '  '��������� -____J * . *'' '/     t.' ", <   '  J  -    *: : ;   ...  . -:���������. "v ''-r."   ^  *���������* -a*  RIFLES,.- 8H0_"Bira8^^ v������ r^  i~. ���������-������������������-;'/ ,\'!?r    "��������� -' *-��������� '���������:',   .-���������,., ^  -    -������(^    ���������.  ;Mail-Orders' given"prompt attention'.  ~'A  \K  1  *-mIi I  ',-'Jify  DUKTSMUra AVE,, '! '    Cumberland.  REQUISITION.  To Robt. C-j'rant,"Et������q'-'   ��������� "  Cumberland, B.C.,':  ���������!>    '  :if*  LATEST  -OF���������  PATTERISIS  I  Suitirigs for Grents,  ���������and���������  Costumes for -Ladies.  t  ^���������;������������������.  Ladies & Gents Tailor  Dunsmuir im, Oum_erlan_  For Preserving Jars, all sizes,  Rubber Rings for same, and Sugur,  enquire prices at tlie Big Store; by  so doing you can save money.  ��������� '     -___���������:���������-o _������������������.-  ,  Just opened infants and Children's Waists, Maids' Coisets, Kid  fitting, E. and A. sure fit, No. 284,  black; D. and Ai?Habit Hip and  Nursing Corsets, in all sizes, from  18 to 32��������� Stanley H. Riggs.  ���������  ' ���������O :   Strength and vigor come of good  food, duly digested. " Force," a  ready-to-serve wheat and barley  food, acids no burden, but sustains,  nourishes, invigorates.  _u o ���������-  FOE SALE, Cheap, on easy terms  2 Houses.���������Apply, T. E. Bate.  Thursday saw several old friends  and  acquaintances by train.      Mr  Macintosh  of the E. & N. offices,  Mr   McNaughton   of Victoria,  Mrs  Ii. C. Nixon, and two boys from  Den man, were faces we have not  seen for some time.  You can get Pit Boots, Overalls.  Pit Caps, &c, at rock bottom prices  at the Corner Store. -  Mr Piket returned from a visit to  Vancouver, accompanied by her  daughter Mrs J. A. Mateer.  The celebrated Eley Bros, loaded  shells at the Big Store at right  prices. '      '  R. Short, the genial foreman of  No. 4 slope, returned Thursday  ..from a fortnight's vacation looking  much better in health for his trip.  Have you seen our short E^ect  Form Corsets at. fifty cents. The  same quality is usually sold at  nearly twice the price.���������Stanley Ii.  20 GEESE for 25 dollars at Mrs  MilI'Etts, Comox Bay.  ter of Education-       <    ���������     -     '"- -'  - Sofia,--Sept. 19th���������Reports from  "Agas>toria say the city is burning  andkthat the massacre of its population to' have numbered 10;0OU.  Accounts by pri.soneis was indis-  (cribablv terrible. The Turks  slaughtered indiscriminately Bui  garians and Greeks, men, women  and children.  London,-Sep. 19���������The official announcement of the lesigna'ion of  Mr Chamberlain and two other  Ministers of ihe Cabinet was made,  late last night, which has been accepted by the King. Right Hon.  Jo.-eph Chambirlain,' secretary for  colonies; Right Hon. C. T Ritchie,  Chancellor of the Exchequer; and  Lord Geo. Hamilton, Secretary for  India. The retirement of Mr Chamberlain precipitates the most dram-,  atic crisis and the bitterest party,  struggle,since his recession from the  Gladstone Ministry.  New Westminister, Sep. 19���������Be  fore 6,030 people New Westminister  defeated Vancouver for the lacrosse  championiship to-day by a scote oi  eleven to one,  Ashcroffc, Sept. 19���������A. McDotihH. Conservative candidate tor Lillooel wa- declared  elected by acclamation to-day, l>r Vinson,  Liberal candidate withdrawing from contest  and Liberals failing to secure another i'an-  did'ite.  Atlin, Sept. 19���������John Kirldand, Liberal:  Dr H. C. Young, brother of F. McB. Young,  nominated on Conservative ticket.  Condensed Wires.  Nanaimo, Sept. 21.���������-Higeins withdraws  in Esquimalt; Pooley a sure winner.  HMS Shearwater brines news of the  burning of the coal-ladeD vessel, 8t Francis,  at Dutch Harbour, Alaska. Fire discovered  when 500 miles from port, and crew fought  day and night desperately to save ship all  the way to Dutch Harbour. U. S. S. Man-:  ning was lying by to flood cargo when  Shearwater left. Shearwater stays at Co- j  mox 3 weeks for target practice.       "  Nanaimo, Sept. 21-���������John McAllister,  while working in No. 1 shaft, Saturday,  was the victim of an accident. A giant cap  exploded injuring one eye so severely that  it is feared he will lose it.  Nelson, Sep. 25���������Fire last night destroyed the big boarding hoi'iso at the Venus  mine in which 30 niPn wero uleeping. All  escaped from the building although with the  loss of what money they had and most of  their wearing appirel, The building a  total lota.  j trict-'at'-the*ensuing Provincial elec-?.5* A*^'^!  tion;-&nd'_we;hereby pledge you bur \   %'.  *  support. . -;,���������    -   . j",   .      '/'I  /,,���������  t   (Sgd)   JAMES'A. CARTHEW.. ' ' - '(       .*  BYRON CRiW FORD.' ,     ,  .   *',    '     '   WILLIAM McLELLA-N.  " M.  MANSON.    ' >      " '"  '    ' . S.'J  CLIFFE  ,    - ��������� -  R  S. ROBEUTSON.  F. DELLOS. /   > .  and   195   others  ANSWER.  To J. A. Carthew, B. Crawford,  Wv  McLellan,   M, Manson,   S.   J. \ u  CliEfe, R. S. Rob- rtson, Frank.'  Dellos, and others,1 - '  Gentlemen,     _ l  Having-been honoured  by'  the  presentation  of a numerously  signed requisition of. the electors to  Hcoept the nomination as Conserva-   ���������  tive candidate for   this district, I '  have much pleasure in acceding to  your  request and  will endeavour/  os soon as possible, to lay my views  before you.  (Sgd),    Robert Grant.  NOMINATIONS  LTDERAL���������F. Mcli. Young, barrister,  whos-o paper bore the following names:���������W.  \V Willard, A, Urquhart, T. H. Carey, A.  Eiigl.md, J. McPhee  COtSTSKRVATIVE���������Robt. Grant, Ium-  bemijii���������B Cr_ufo:d, J. A <.\iithew, C.  t). Tarbell, T. Cairns -md J. Morrochi.  Mr Young's paper wuh presented by himself, and Mr Grant's by A. McKuiahc, Es>q���������  his Cumberland Agent, and not, as wrongfully seated by the ''Enterprise," by Messrs'  McKuight and Anderson.  The Conservative meeting Friday  evening  was largely attended with  Mr R. Dowdall in the chair, and the  largely signed requisition being pre-;  sen ted to Mayor Grant, he, in a few  well chosen- words thanked  the  as-"  sembled electors for the honour, and  said, that,   while   uot  seeking   the  nomination, be would, at the solicitation  of   so many friends,   thankful 1 y a ccep t, a ncl  t h a t  in a k i ng n o  pretensions to be a soul-stirring orator,   he would   thus close his   remarks.     Other  -speakers followed,  and after the usuul committees, &c,  had   been   appointed,   the  meeting  adjourned. _S"-_Tw^X^-w._-  SSlSrtSiJCftirr^--' ?���������.���������������������������-'a"  -oeww-'x-wfv.w-tf��������� r-TT^r_-*i**-Wi-������(������r-������wii������������������^  pi(^������MMM������-^--*^-****������~'^^  jwWwaa-jytC���������Ws^XU^rrta^WKWW*���������._*������������������,���������  Ill OEART'S DARLI  Dili  : cense  JST? ~7. BEf3_J__lt_-.  'CTIAPTKR XXII.   /  Tucie turiied'away and went back  to her room: and she sal there and  repealed, in a low voice, the words  -she, had  just hc.-.rd-  ''Foolish  giri!"  ��������� 3Ja.li  an hour later  Hortense 'came.  '/Are you asleep already?" she ask-  _d'.* "Where are j ou*?   You  quiUVfor-  g-et  your   duty   as, chaperon.       Now.  "^Lucie,"     she continued,     and    seated  hrrpoH  on  the   'broad,,   window-seat,  "the matter is settled^ we are to be  '  married, in four week:-.." -'  -    ���������  '     She  sighed  comically' as  she     said  ���������this,  and  then began to sing softly.  '"lAicie knew  what  that  meant:   wneu  -she sung so she-was ill at case;   there  was a storm brewing. _  ;-Four weeks! And you have consented?" " ' .  "Yes,     my love.     Wo  are  to visit-  ���������is mother," and  tneri  our  ideal-   lire  '.at  Wottersdorf is- to   begin. ��������� 'I     propose that ypu and'L���������th_C wo should  ' fret' ourselves  Jambs     with   red     nb-  ' Whs  round   their  necks,   and  crooks,  -.������������������and he should pi ay the flute to us: it  ' would"'be so lovely!     Well,  our heads  are  in  tlie ,trap .already."  "I  repeat  again,   take  your     b<_d  '  out and  tell  him  honestly  '3   do not  love you;   . I;will not moke you unhappy.' " -o ��������� .    '  "Kather  a  hell  with  h'im   than     Lo  ���������appear  again  before  the  world   with  _.  broken  engagement,"     said      l-'or-  * tense.   11  sounded    .as"_-if' she     were  gnashing her  teeth?  '.'I  only  need   to  think  of  Wilken if he were  to     hear  tho news' that the  engagement    was  r,off between Tlerr Weber and Prau von  ''Low.ii!   T  can see  clearly     how     lie  ', would stroke his beard 'with a grave  ���������Iook  andniiiulier,   "It  would   be     im-'  .possible "to marry her;  I acted    very,  properly.'        Eather  misery     to-morrow-!*'    The slender'hand that lay,in,  JL-ucie's doubled itself up. -'*I am not  ��������� ���������so, sure-that il may  not  still   come  to that.     Grandpapa tells    me    that  f���������e' hinted   to   WaLdemar   that -  papa  ,   ������������������was  a  very  frivolous  sort  of ,   man:  : ��������� 'out that 'he���������that he was worse than  ''that,   he  did  not- think   it  necessary  tcf say; and I���������1 am such a coward.  _,can not!     "Well,  there may be some  good-friends who will  show him'the  ���������jc'orass upon"which  the  dower     that  ���������u'u wants to pluck grew. And then ���������  Chen,     Lucie, I    do  not know    what  swill happen.'.'  "���������Shall I.talk to him?" asked Lucie.  -'I'am.-convinced that he knows all  CLhoujt it? and that,you are.worrying  yourself  needlessly."  ���������"And  if he were  only now to  find  -It'out���������he loves you,  Hortcnse, ,'and  ?'?vour "lather's- reputation  would,  not?  injure you  in his   eyes." "  ���������"Oh. 3'ou do not know men. Vanity arid" selfishness are their chief  ���������characteristics. I\To, do not say anything to him. I do not wish it; let  things take their course. Only do  not forsake me,  Lucie."  "Or     say,  rather,     do  not forsake  .ere,     Hortcnse,"     returned the   ,girl.  "You     are   my   only   refuge  in      the  -ts-c.-rld."  "My good little mouse." whispered  ''IFraii  von  Lotven,   tenderly,   "no.  in-  ���������-a\*jci!      I  can not  think  ot" 'any    life  without you."  ���������"I      will     make  myself  useful     to  .-you,*    ..  '.aiade for the burdens  of life.     1 will  -take all  care from  you;     the     little j  'worries     and    annoyances   of house- j  .ii-uepmg,     things    that you    can not '  Artist    servants to     attend to:      you  yball feel northerns,   only roses shall  alooin  for you!"  Siortense laughed. J  '-"fthat will you do? Pour out tea, j  and after dinner make a  cup   of coffee?     I know  of  nothing  more,     ex-  -c������pt tbe colossal undertaking of helping1 me to bear life, and that you understand famously,  my darling. How-  ��������� uver, to-morrow he  is  lo go away���������  'to, prepare   his  house  for   my  reception."  as he says:  probably he is go-  jlag to  have  the little  Cupids  on  the  ceiling that .stretch   out  their 'fat little legs so roguishly  in   the air fresh-  jly gilded, and have the elaborate fur-  -mture  freshly  covered   w itli   brocade,  'tie will also want to burn all his old  ���������inenjentoos and love letters���������"  *-i?iir,   Rorten'-e!"   e-'claimed  Lucie.  fiaK laughing and half shocked,  "you  \__ve  really  a ver.\-  flattering  opinion  ���������;>i' him."  ; "Oh, child.'" said Use 'youngba-  -���������-���������-one:-;s, yawning, "you do not understand feat. I have a cousin in tlie  ������������������(';i.!a;tls ti;al spent . 1.1 tree days before  '������*<.-.  w. s  i.iarrie-1   in?doi:ig no tiling but  reu   on   j^ttcie,   who  sat   fj.v  .with her eyes  cast down.  Hortense allowed herself to be  kissed on the forehead by mm at  parting,   and  called  liim  '-dear   Wal-  deraar."  A look of real sorrow shone nut,of  'his eyes at leaving? "'May we soon  meet again," he said, much moved:  and Hortcnse called  after him:    ,  ���������'Do not forget to have the stall  prepared (for the golden sorrel; he is  accustomed  to   a  box-stall."  She stood in the open door, and at  these words looked toward the stable where the beautiful head of- her  pet could be seen over the top of  his stall, and this 'sight so occupied  her that she did not hear the carriage, roll away or see two eyes  looking longingly ,for a last glance  from  her.  Mademoiselle, who was si.lling at  the window of her'room, shook her  head. Kite had only heard that  morning that the, wedding was to  take place in four weeks, and that  Lucie had been chosen by the bride-  elect to follow her lo'her new home.  She would have'to stay there, alone  and forgotten, with no resource but  to play chess with the baron, and  , with, ft all must be ' thankful that  'Hortcnse granted her that much., A  ,pi liable life���������that was the result of  all her faithfulness. And now that  madamc ������ was lo be married, if she  should have children,, slie would say*,  in that tone of quiet malice so peculiar to her, '"Dearest Berlin,, all  respect to you, but my daughters  must be brought up better than I  was; I can not make "any use 'of ���������  you."       ' <  'in fact* madame had oncefsaid,  something verv much like that to her'  when   shehaci  ventured, at  such     a|    ^achei._Which,'letter  is   the  A������_-  old  age!        She went to' her ' ono to- the letter  "IT" ?. ���������  bureau      and      took from .the low est  dra,wer*a double cushion with'a cro^t  embroidered   on   the   white",satin     of  A -Tlneei' _i������ffes'_ of Tailed 3Ic_.  When a native-Hollander wants,to  show bis hatred for an Englishman  he simply refers to him as> a''"sleert  man'*���������in other words, "the man with  a tail." ��������� The legend says that Thomas  a Bocket cursed the Kentish men who  spitefully cut oil? the tail of his horse  while he way riding the ��������� animal  through the country, and'that' the entire generation of Kent,which followed  wore tails like those, of horses. John  Bale, Edward VI.'s bishop of Ossory,  mentions the legend, but' gives some  variations as to the cause of Ihe ignoble punishment. He says John Cap-  grave and Alexander of Esseby'-say-  etli that "for castyuge 'fyshe taylcs at  St. Augustine Dorsetshyre men had  taylcs ever after that."  But Folydorus applies it to Kentish  ''men at Stroud, by-Rochester, "for cut-  tinge oil Thomas Beckers ' horse's  taylq.". 'One account says' that only  those 'living in Kent at the time of  the curse were ."alllictod with' large,  drooping tayles. like brutes;'their posterity being not so affected."  JjOnilwA  Tower.  "Only one man i:i tlio city'of Loudon  p.*,-. Icicle the Tower possesses the password which onabres him to answer the  eIi:-lk'ugo of the sentries at any time.  IMs the io:*d mayor, -and tho password  U- given  to  him  by authority of  the  , -. < ,  ' ������  ,ci:::r. -       ���������       .   _  ,   I'lle  British  admiralty  lias  directed  that' the  liine   interval 'between- guiis?-  firing  salutes  is  to  be reduced    f/om  ten to live scconus.  In the, British ariuy there are  II.OOO men at least .'/fe-a II inche������  m 'height.   "       '     '  '        ' '   ���������.  i Laboring under a mistake is th(  most unprofitable of all employments.-  ilr.   TesJa   ;ji,ui:iws     ;0  th>  earth with messages th.-,t will be felt  and ci>n be received by his coherer al  its remotest confines.   ' ���������  'Qpsat' SuffeB-Sng ffl-msS Loss of. WeagBit���������Doc-ops  - ,W������_ Hs8tj K8m���������A SpEandgd TcafeaaiQ to  ' CHASE'S' KIDMEY-LIVER - PILLS  G-oisSd  1���������<������  Vowel   "E."   '  ' The  vov/oi- "o"   has   more' different  sounds in   English'limn   in  any other  la.nguage.   It is pronounced in six dif-  'forent ways.  next  Boy���������Duimo.  ma'am.  ������������������What have T .on both sides of i  nose *?" ��������� '        ' ' -  each.    Tlhad^ been "in tended "for Hor-|   '������������������Freckles,  ma'am."  tense's   marriage' with JWilken.    -The!  one with his  crest was now useless. .I  and       i-Jeir1      Weuer.liaa   none   with;  which   to   replace  it-     -A   long-drawn  'sigh  'escaped   from   the   plump   little  lady.��������� ,  '���������'Oh, It, is excessively annoying!  Now, -que faire, Hortense must be  contented   with   one   cushion."''  CJlAT'TEIt -XX"11I.  COULD NOT SLEEP.  ON  ACCOUNT   OF   HEADACHES   AND  ^PAHiS'lN THE SIDE.  ��������� The weeks liew quickly by;'- oho pre  parations were but -few. The trousseau of house, linen needed only , to  be,packed in trunks and sent to the  station; everything was finished and j  ready. The' costly lace veil which.  f-Iortensc's   ' mother   had   worn     lay  i  The Sad Condition of a Bright "Little Girl  Until Dr. -Williams' Pink rills Came  to,Ser Rescue.^ (  Many'young girls,  seemingly in the  best ?of .health,   suddenly    grow   listless  and rlosc   strength.      The   color  , leaves   'their    checks:     they    become  i thin,   have  little or .no. appetite,  avid  ; suffer  ready'to   adorn   the. young  baroness |^odil -n  ;for   the      seond .time.   'A   white  silk ] -.:-'.���������   v0���������n������?cst  drons      had   arrived   from   Gcrson���������-��������������������������� ���������  i'roin   - headaches     and     other  Such   was 'the  case'-'of  Bessie.'   vounacst    daughter    of    Mi'-'.  When you read such letters as tho  following from well-known and highly respected people in all parts .of  the country you need no longer won-  ,dcr why the sale'of Dr. Chase's Kidney Liver-Pills is so far'in advance  of any similar remedy. When the  people find out ��������� tlie virtue of :this  'great medicine they tell their .neighbors about it, and so tho good news  spreads. , ...  ���������,   Mr.- James  Clark,  Consecon; Prince  Edward" Co.,   Ont.,  states:   * "Eleven  years ago I was taken with pains'in  'my back, settling'in my hips and-ex-'  tending  up   niy .spine. The   pain   was  very severe, and at  times almost unendurable, and many days I was not  ,'able" to   do   an    hour's    work.       My  'weight was reduced from '190, to , l'GO  pounds,   and  though I had "consulted  many  first-class  'physicians  and   tried  Liver Tills, arid said he knew they  would cure me. J secured a,,box, a.nd  great was my surprise when I began  to feel'better, after using only the  one box. I continued'their use'until  I had taken about foiu^boxes, which  made mo a sound man, and I also  regained my usual ���������. weight," * 190  pounds. 1 cannot say tbo much in  favor,,,of Dr. Chase's Kidney, .Liver  Pills, Which have' done so much for  me? T have recommended them to a  number of my friends, and have never  met with one case where they did'not  nieet with good success. My daughter,  Mrs. Chas.- Thilips. has also been  cured of a severe stomach trouble by  the use, of these pills."  ��������� Or. Chase's Kidney Liver Pills, one  pill a dose; 25- cents a; box, -5 boxes  for $1.00. 'At all dealers,;'or Edman-  son'; Bates & Co.V Toronto." Torrpro-  tect you against imitations the por-  several-advertised   medicines   1 -could   trait   and  .signature    of    Dr.   A.c W  get   n'o relief' Chase,   the   famous'-receipt .book   au-  "At    this   'time    my'   father-in-Uxw I thor,   are- on< every  box of his rem������-  told   me-to'   try  Dr.   Chase _0 Kidney   dies  ������*_���������*���������.���������& th*m *y������*������*-t*������-_������rt**!  -,,,..,���������    i >    Umbrella   bearer.-;  are "shown' in   an-  ,-.'  How Yeast TVoriis. i    . , ,���������  ,     ,  ���������, .   n.   nf' .-���������   cient  sculptures  at Persepoh:.-.   wild'.' ,-  The growth,of U������ yoast Pla^   1S 'i^epicfed in royal stato,  ai-:.  so rapid that its individual cells can   .^J ^  &l ^ ^k,   ������������������     ,.H,r  be    seen    under    the   unciosco,?o    to ^- .   P(-,.sia' tho 'mllbtxvru   ^  spring  up   as   buds   upon   tho  pa cut ^ ^ u  "oil-and'to  grow to  lull  size,    tnese __���������'____!   presently   to     give   'off   buds,   them- J, - ~.  selves  that    expand  in like manner. -.   -*-1-'-   ���������--���������������"������������������'  1 3*7C  ^l :���������{'  oa.^-.'.v   CJ!-.���������<!  . iMi'L-tii-lciT^s   io   ?ilu' _ J.a-til   i-ii '-���������>-   if  l'iivori'c   '.virh   lac!ids "find   uiuhfrili  ProLably    thei-e    is  '..c.Vi bi.i-.g .', thar , '*thc  hi-*  --- --   -      ;    .  ,      , ��������� ,    - n   ?a ! Chas.vCobleigdi.   Eaton   Corner,   Que.  beautiful-soft  material wmch  leil jii j        at;       ���������   Qf    luy     daug.hter's   ilHr:ss  -heavy .folds:' and for   the  civil .  ruarr |       -,        ^ t    ^       ^ Mr - qobloigh  riage  a  black  lace  dress  %\ ith     bon- | ' . ^      n_ J3uS.  net  and  mantle, to  match  all  dotted ��������� ^ -^^    l^^   ^b^   ^  ^   q{  'W,t^ron      hr.rt bad all his orders health,   and   took    great   pleasure   in  fastened \?pon   his   co.t.     .Wadduiois- \ out-of-door  play    Suddenly, however  eHe   1-ul  crde-tvored   lo   give  an    air   -she   seftmed   to   lose   her   energy:   her  of sp endor to l^v claret-colored silk   appetite failed her: she grow thin rnd  with some vellow real lace;  aud  Tai- | palo:   -slept  badly  nt  night,  and com-  cie      had     'taken     a   winte  cashmere J plained   of   distressing    headaches    in  dress   out   of   her  wardrobe  nr order j the' morning.    "Vie  thought  that  irst  not   to    appear in gloomv black    on I would   be   beneficial   to   her.   and   so  such a day. (kept her from school,   but instead'of  Only  a  few 'guests   were  expected.'    refraining     her     strength',    she     grew  Of   the   bridegroom's   relations    only j weaker   nnd   weaker.     To   make  mut-  his youngi,'st  brother could come,  the iters  worse,   she  began  to  suffer  from  win     ma-it-  -M-fcen   u^._.     w ,  one "^ ho lived   m  Hamburg, and was!paihs in the side,  which  were almost  promised Lucie,   "You are not     Agent  for  a  large firm.     Lis mother j past   endurance.     At    this   stage   wc  had declined,  saving the journey was ��������� decided    to  too  long  for  an  old  ar3>l  feeble    wo- '  man,  come her daughter-in-law within her  own four walls. The other relations  were not invited, as Hortense was  decidedly opposed to any great celebration." So there was no one else  to'" ~ conic but the baron's bosom  friend,  Major  von  Schenk,  who lived  _      ....       -- -       i-.v   tho  c,^.^   w_���������     ���������.  -       ...c,o  of   HicUle's,   Aiil.i-'!oiJt5,jm,-;������.i^o   Svrr.p.  In the case of the yeast plant', -the .., muHicuio of ''^xtzviorflinjirv pi-uei r:\tui-r  cells-remain attached to each other an-i ' h:-jlinc proijenips.* lt is aok:n>w-  LLiis   lciiuun, _������o��������� , ', ^    i_!trc>'!  bv tho.M'  w\w have ito. ���������.' ��������� a  -\.-,  \ c-  and thus form branches-ol eiong_tca n^r t.ip b<j:.t ^,^1^.5,^ soll! iQV ^.j.-hs.  cells lixecbend to end.'   In other cases    ro;.j.;   .nili-.iniuAiioii of th.v iun- s.   a'n.i -Ml  the'buds drop off   so that the  V^/f/������)������v?l/^  ^u^i S'fc  lt?S  never  takes, any definite- shape,,    but  remains as a mass  of free cells.,    *  ���������', If a new cell be formed every minute by each of the cells present you  mnv calculate the  number, that    will  be i.rtiduced in,an hour.    Thus at the  ���������end  of the first  two,    in   two m  minutes eight, and so -on. , In live  minutes there will be''thirty-two: in  ton minutes the number will have  increased to 1,024. 'and in fifteen  minutes there will be 32,76s cells.���������  Hospital.  -.''' Iii  nothing    iiioro 1  vfjui 'i ' v.-iui ! iv;^,  ^rugghng  with-^a'mou-fji.'f-.u1,'.", --,^.",',0^1-'. }&m  'minute there win be ffiflgrd's'Unime'nl- Cures distemper.  .inutes four,   in three      , ,. .        *��������� ;j =.  ^  Jlonocle ������a.<\ for -Women.  >. ���������"'���������I',  Wearing monocles,   the  latest   fash-   ter_  ion for ladies, a craze recently started in   Paris  by ladies  of the Servian  colony, is extending to London.  It Ir- Miid.'of Sir prank <{iven/L'trd  Mayor rif London hi I90'f-1f������'.n . w;h7  recently di'Mi, 1 li.it" the first sisah*. h;-  saw on going "to Ijondon as a c.-hui-  Irv boy was tho Lord,Mayor's .-how.  'which took pi nee on t h-* day n1' his-  arrival, and that he became Lord  Mayor himself  exactly fifty  years  ai-  W(i*r*t^*>h������iw-*������!���������������*������ ������������������������ ^  -i***������iL'v^*Ti,*'ir������_i*������ v*n**������"** ���������  tie  !.roying. all  l !n.v iticnen! o������'S     of his  .l-cvcheloriiooi  in   the end   he  ;torjjro't. one photo.graph. and this pic-  tu:c Vi-as the cause of the newly-  married couple ' almost being divorc-  .���������ed. \'io, you see, it is no joking mat-  itxir-" She slid down from the win-  ���������s-kvw-������eat, yawning again. "I am  dreadfully tired, Lucie. A good  .rsj.i.vr^fc's rest���������"  '���������'"Does Kerr \Vebcr leave as soon as  <H.o-;norrow?"  -���������"Vc-s; as soon as that, thank I-lcav-  ���������CTt!   An   engaged  man     is     dreadfully  ���������������������������le:'-"oi's.  G-ood-night,  Lucie."  >������������������' iShu .kissed-the girl on lier bro^v and  3fc*ft the room.  "jlow sad,"     thought  the one left  .���������.-}?i'.ting   there,   "so   poor   in   love���������in.  :������* nli>:>cnt -so unaiile  1.0  believe    any-  ���������ti-'ng reoll-.v noble!     Poor Hortcnse!"  The     next      afternoon   I-Eerr   Weber  ."eft. at ter having  huiM.f.d  up   Dr. Ad-  try   Dr.   Williams'   Pin  d  tu.   .... w._  -..-.          -   , Pills.    After  a   couple   of   weeks,   the  and   she hoped  soon   to   wel- j ���������-oof]  ^ffoct   of  this  medicine  was  de-  ' ���������- ghter-in-lavv  Avithin her   cidedly- apparent. Bessie became more  cheerful, her step ouicker.' her eyes  were brighter, and she seemed more  like her former self. We continued  giving her the pills for several weeks  ionoer.   until   we   felt   that    she    had        . . .    '��������� fullv      recovered     'her      health      avid  by himself on his lonely estate *-* ; u* th. j'honestly believe had it  the neighborhood of I-iohenbcrg. and ��������� ^ ^^ fQr Dr WiUi.uyis. Pi)lk piUs.  the  clergyman  who   was  to  say    the j would  T]Qt havo  rccov_  "Amen"   over   the  bridal  pa r^ I h(?I>heaRll   ar:d   strength,   and  I  Even on the wedding-day the b.ice- ^ ^  e-room   might   draw   back. ���������      r1l-���������,-������������������ ���������>  Hortense      seemed   to   realize .that, j say  f or this   medicine  Sle appeared   to be-remarkably calm!     Dr.   Williams'   Pink   n Is    will-cure  aS   quid  at   this  time,   at  least her   Ml   troubles  that  i.nse  from pover^  -randrathe- and mademoiselle   of the blood or weak nerves.    Among  Ihouehl so- but Lucie knew better: ' such troubles may be classed ana-  she know of the wanderings up and, mm. headache, ncuralcna, erysipelas,  clown until deep into the night, saw rheumatism, heart ailments, dysnep-  how she paled if the postman failed ,sia. partial parnl^is. St. Vitus  to brin."- one of the square, cream- drmce. and' the ailments that render  colored"3 envelopes which Waldemar ^ miserable the lives of so many wo-  Weber  was   111  tho habit  of using.        linen.    P.e   <-,v,ve   you   get   1he  genuine,  And  vet it was no  longing to hear   v.-ith    the   full   name.    "Dr.   Williams' I  from   him   that  made :his. letters     so. p;nk   Pills   for  Pale  People,"   oh   the���������!  What   we  reap  depends upon   wha"  the other fall owe  bq\~.  A  SeiUslcisi   Clinrcli. ..  The Eskimos possessed the .uicst remarkable place of worship iu 'the  \.orld. It was a sealskin church. Forty sealskins were stretched over a  light framework, and in this tent, IS  by 12 feet, services were held every  Sunday. Eut the church came to an  untimely end. One hard winter the  EsKimos' dogs, being half,- famished.  dined on the sealskins,' and only the ,  frame was left. The Eskimos have  now erected a dog proof tabernacle.  Tliey- tike Chocolate.  Three   pounds   of   chocolate    make  eight cakes, and the number of these,  cakes consumed in England every year  cannot bo less than between 29.000,000  and 30,000,000.  - . 9 T!  Falling hair means' weak'hair.  Then strengthen your hair;  feed it with the only hair food,  Ayer's Hair Vigor. It checks  falling hair, makesythe hair  Dr. Aril, son of the famous opthal-  molugist. ims discovered a new rem- t  edy for trachoma, or inflammation of ;  tho eyes, which does so much harm ���������  in Lgypt and other countries. It is  called cuprocitrol, and its special nci- '  ! vantages are that it gives m> pjin. .  costs  little,   and   can   be   applied    by 1  grow, completely cures dandruff. And it always restores  color to gray hair, all the rich,  dark color of early life.  " Mt hair -was falling out badly nnd I wai  afraid I would lose it all. Then I tried Ayer's  Hair Vltror. It quickly stormed tho falling and  mado iny hair all I could wish it to be."  EBBKCOA E. Al_,B2f, Elizabeth, N. J.  1 31.00 a hottlo.  J Alldruj-cgist?^  J. C. AVER CO.,  Lot  F-allin  ^���������_;__rgri^r'tgjn~B" wwM,ur������_m'aiHMisiM!__m_  u-!  when  1.  :it>r.     He looked  very  happy  returned'from his house.  "Ho- is the same sensible, good fel-  ;ow as ever," he said, at diiu.er,  -\!.,f   .'.-uddenlv   stopped   as   his   glance  inuch missed: it was restlessness and  a certain dread; 'and countless times  through the ���������'day? .'Lucie had to reassure her as she said: ���������.To you think  anvthing will happen to prevent it,  l,ucie..-���������anything shocking? You  know-���������    Papa���������" ������������������  If she received a letter she answer-j  ed it immediately;   but they were on-j  ly short notes, and three lines of her j  lara-e,   energetic  writing  would- completely  nil the  little, sheet.  ."If" he knows that wc are still  alive. and that our house is still  standing, what need of more?" she  would say.as she-pressed her dainty  seal with its seven-pointed coronet  or the purple sealing-wax, and then  she would sigh as if she had finished  a difficult piece of work.  * it    '    * *.        * *  ,      *  ICO^TirnjF.D.]  .wrapper around ' every  box.    Sold  bv j  ! all  medicine dealers,   or sent by mail, j  post    paid,   nt? 50c   per   box.   or   si;  the  patients themselves.  WHAT A MCm-iER  SAYS.  Til      OOC,   . jjti      uu.v,     or     iii..  1 ,        ,-       ,  . .        .  S2.50.   by   writimx    direct!    "It gives nie great pleasure to sav  boxes   for  to   the   Dr.   Williams   Medicine   Company.  Brockville,  Ont.  a .<<  Fooiltr.ss  Slen.  footless raee of mon is said to have  boon discovered in Now Guinea. They  live iu the midst of lakes, moving about  on little canoes and possessing .1 few  cabins bni.lt on wood, piles. Their feet  are no undeveloped as to be practically  useless for walking.  About Magnets. ���������  Magnets are frequently made in the  form "of a horseshoe or. letter -U, but a.  horseshoe magnet; is really : nothing  move than a bar magnet bent. As both  poles will attract iron-it is apparently  twice as strong as when in the bar  form. A piece of iron laid across the  poies is attracted by both of them. In  this case tho poles act on opposite ends  of the iron and do not destroy each  other's effects, for each pole magnetizes.  t!'e portion of the iron, opposite it. Tlie  iron therefore becomes a strong magnet with its north pole ��������� touching the  south pole of the horseshoe magnet and  its south pole touching the north pole.  This is popularly called a "keeper." because it "keeps." or preserves, the  strength of the magnet, which becomes much weaker when tlie keener  is left off.���������St. Nicholas.  a good word for Baby's Own Tablets  At the age of two months my baby  was dreadfully constipated.'. Ho cpuid  not digest, his food and ���������>creamed, incessantly. I was aim., -t m despair,  but since giving him the Tablets be  has been well and is growing splendidly." Such is the testimony of  Mrs. S. Craig, 329 Bathurst Street,,  Toronto, and thousands of other  mothers speak in a similar strain?  Summer is hero and mothers should  take special ' pains to guard their  little ones against illness. At" this  season infant, mortality is at its  greatest; colic, diarrhoea and summer complaints can be guarded  against and prevented by the use of  Baby's Own Tablets. Keep a box in  the house���������tbey may save your little  one's life. Sold by all druggists or  may be had by mail, at 25c. a box  by addressing The Di:. Williams Medicine Co., -Brockville,  Ont.   ?  Tlie House  of L<ords  contains  peers,  of whom 22 are dukes. g* . ..  ffi  ���������*^.o'sr������o^o'^o'^o'^o^Si������o{j������o'i.'jori!to'������^orj������oJ5    sorties  \  o  fi������  o  &'  o  SS  o  it  o  ft  o  X  o  ���������a?  o  S  a;  TEE GAP  By ELLIOT WALKER  3  Copyright,   1902, by T.   C. McClure  tfo<ao^oSfio'i;ol-;o������**Sc(to3fioi8o0������toiio^so^  ������ I ������1<}^'  reverent' investigation which the inspired man of science always brings  to bear on the wonders of the universe.  the   fool!     1   thought   he   had  sand.'   Why   did   I   bring   him?  o ! Thought   he   might   take   hold,   and   1  wanted  his  mouth  shut, if he didn't.  What a yell, he let out.     Lie low  for  awhile.    There is time enough."  He kicked the senseless form, and  the three worthies secreted themselves  behind a bowlder.    Killian whispered:  "Wait ten minutes:' then we'll do the , ,,,.,..,.  trick-lay him where he'll pet hit. and    t������e gay city perched oiijlie top of the  St*r  \,    ������������������  ���������<3  it'-"  . ��������������� i  ��������� \i\  'I  Galla-Tit   Victor   1Iti??o.  During the latter years of his long  life Victor Hugo was very fond of sur-  yeying ' mankind from the vantage  ground of the top of an omnibus. He  used to make loug excursions through  "You've something new on your  mind, Bud; I" know it.*--'  Rose  Copley's  clinging  fingers  held  her   husband   fast.     "Killian"  wi^l   do  you nothing but harm, Bud.    Why do  you   go   with   him?"    The   moonlight  1 glinting   through    the   poplar    leaves  sparkled on gathering tears.  "Pshaw,    Rosie,    Tim's    all    right.  ���������  We've, long worked on the section together.    I  must see him tonight and  find   out   if   Maxey   will  take   us "on  again.   That's his whistle now."  He- shook hor'off impatiently and  ���������strode off, turning his'head'lo call: "Go  in and tend to baby. , I'll soon be  back." ' '  The woman sighed, wiped her eyes  and stepped up the path to the small  brown -"cottage. . She* glanced at, the  , ^child'slumbering peacefully in his crib,  moved about uneasily and^gain stood  at the door,' her black eyes straining  into the darkness.  "I cannot settle down," she mused.  "Toor old Bud.'   lie never touched the'  topis, and it's'two  weeks since'they  laid him.off.   Dear me! rI-wish I could-  forget that dream!    Two nights running I've dreamed it.    The roar and  -tremble   and   crash   and   screams.     I'  can't remember the place, and   faces,  but they  were  familiar fat dhe , time.  Pshaw!   I'm upset, aiid nervous' about  things,   and   the' ' 11   o'clock . tearing  ���������' through was'the cause, I guess." -  ��������� ,   With her easy,"good natured husband  and the baby. Rose thought herself a  - lucky woman. , Only recently Bud had  been irritable -at times.    The 'mystery  .   of  the  missing tools  was  yet  to   be  .   cleared, up.* A wrench' had been found  in Killian's room,',aiid Cud was' with  him at tho, tool house (he night before.  ."I've no business to bother him," she  , thought repentantly. - -     ', ,   '  Nervously she waited'while the minutes \crept  along,   then   with "sudden  "decision.picked up.her gray shawl and  stepped to the crib in the corner. '"Baby  W'_ill sleep.    I've simply got to get him  .'home,'/   she  whisppred.    '"It's* nearly  ; half-past-10.   What does ail'me to feel  so? 'There's his-revolver on the mantel.  Yes; I'll take it just for company."  \.She'locked the door aud glided down  , the road. ', v    '   ,  * *    -*    *        j������ -  ' .������'���������      ��������� *  " "Hullo, Bud!" '     ,"  "Hullo; Tim! Who are your friends?"  "���������A couple of new' men. Mr. Lutz���������  Mr. Copley. Mr. - Copley���������Mr. Grayle.  My pal, boys."  The men shook hands in tho shade of  the great elm.  "Section work?" interrogated Bud.  "Yes: Maxey's put lis on. Tim, here,  I knowed well in the Albany yards.  Come on, Mike. 1 guess we cau find  the place." The strangers shifted back  from the moonlight.  "What's up?" asked Copley.  Killian answered him: "Rail spread  this side of the gap. Let's go down  and show them., We've nothing on  hand, and it's a dark spot for green  men. , The boss said he's sent the tools  on a hand car, and they're in the  ditch. It's only a few minutes' job.  Come."   He put his hand on Bud's arm.  Upon the track Killian dropped behind with Copley.  "Bud," he growled, "we're dished!" ,  "What!"   The other halted.  "Fact! I've got my notice. Your  turn tomorrow."  "It's   an   infernal   outrage,"   cursed  v Copley angrily.    "In all the years I've  worked  they  never had a complaint.  What '11 I do?  I'm married and settled  here.    I can't move."  Killain began to swear.   "The d d  corporation. I'd like to see "em in  trouble."  "By Jove, I would." Copley stumbled along despairingly.  The moon in  sudden brilliance glit-  folks Ml   think'he done it    See?"     A  pause, .then 'another whisper���������"He got  the woman I wanted, blast liim!"  Mr. Grayle nudged Mr. Lutz.  , Apout a quarter of 11 the men stole  out:   A minute's hard work with tne  crowbar, and the rail lifted.    "Off to  this  side  a   bit,   boys.     That's 'right.  Oh, oh!" o ,   ^ ,  Three' spits of flame from a bush of,  spruce thirty feet away ��������� "Crack!  Crack! Crack!" .Timothy Killian threw  up his arms, collapsed and rolled over,  clutching'the gravel. Grayle clapped  a hand to his shoulder, then,dashed  into the undergrowth after his 'corn"'  paniou. > '       ���������    ' ' (  A woman came cautiously forward;"  peered about and foil upon her knees  in the ditch. Then she screamed, and  again the revolver .echoed among the  hills. From the station only a Quarter  oi* a mile away men, came running  with lanterns and cries.  Maxey, ..the .section.,foreman, was in  the van. Now in <the center of the  track stood a shouting figure? "Go  back! Go 'back! Stop' the express!  Stop it,' I say!"   ''  \ ���������  "It's Rose Copley, boys!" crie'd Maxey. "Something's wrong. Run; for  heaven's sake, run! That's her whistle now."-    c       ,���������,'./ <���������' ���������  The roar of .the' heavy passenger train  sobered to a rumble, then to a panting  stop not iiftyr' feet from .tlie . excited  group. Through the' sleepers, spread  the ominous rumor. People poured,  but.  "A doctor? Yes, two of them! Well,  hurry up!"   There was work for both.  "Who was the girl? Was that, her  husband? What was the story anyway?" _     "-      ��������� " ���������  Expressions of horror, wrath and admiration; a fat man busy,with a hat;  a short-speech mingled with sounds of  hammering; "All aboard!" a scramble,  and the great'coaches SAViing' slowly  on in the glory of the summer night  and crossed the gap.    ���������   , t'  Copley's first word was for the train.  He fell back, thanking God. Then be  groped for the hand that' had saved. ���������  ' "He wants to speak, to you, Mr. Maxey," sobbed Rose, .shedding-.her 'first  tears.   '   ,    \   ���������      ', ���������   ���������     .'   '  The rough'railroad man bent down,  his-own eyes streaming. "What is' it,  my boy?" , '  . ".Can't���������you���������take���������me���������back?   I never touched���������the^tools.   Tim said you"���������  "Take you back! Never thought of  letting you go! Why, you're my best  man, Bud. Bad company; that's all.  You're quit of it now."  He turned, shaking a,savage fist at  the limp form on the (hand car. "Better for him. I guess, if Rose'a bullet  had struck an inch lower.V  homely bus, which he;seemed to prefer to any other vehicle. An amusing  and characteristic' anecdote of the  great poet, who was most courteous  and attentive to the lovely sex, is related by a review. One fine day, as ho  was enjoying a ride under these eondi  tions, a ".fascinating young wom-an  climbed up 'to the summit of the tram  car on which he was seated aud steered  her way toward tlie only vacant place,  which happened to bo ;.l:e ono next to  him: She was about to take possession  ���������of it when a sudden jolt sent Ik--.- instead info Vic-tor tf turn's !::p. A* -���������'>r;:i  as she had '.���������(-covered h'-iv.-di' ih������4 p"< sty  girl turued io the met V.-ia. hoi  cheeks sr.tlu-^rd with eriiu^or.. -mM  beg your pa id on. i-"on'".ou������.*'    "And i  GAB  L,ectures on Hypnotism  and  Telepathy.  1      ������������������!  he repliod gallantly,  nioiselle."  ���������Jlsa  voii. made  Asrile.  Oldhaiid���������Got an automobile, have  you?" Strange I never see you on the  road.  B. Ginner���������That's because as soon as  I land there ,I "pick myself, up and  scramble,hack into the machine.���������Philadelphia rress.  ^���������Strictly  Business.  1 Mrs. Smick���������Why do'^ ou pay your-  maid such exorbitant wages?. ,  'Mi's. .Smack���������Oh." it pays^in llm.long  run.' Sheiriover breaks, those-expensive  vases any more-for fear we .will take  it out at the end of- the month.���������Chicago News. -  A  TriT���������������tc.  "   "A. very able divine, isn't he?"  "Very. It is wonderful how he can  adapt -the Bible' to the requirements  of a fashionable,congregation."���������Philadelphia Ledger.   ��������� , > ���������  Y frens,'" said Brother Gardner as he rose up in Paradise hail and motioned to  Brother Gi*s eadam Jones  to lower a window, "dar was a time in  my life when if I went 'out in de  mawnin' ai;' found a cow tract in' my  back yard I fwas surprised. Tonight,  if I should be told dat Mark Kannah  had opened eomiuuiiicarliun wid de,  people of de planet Mars an' had  lookon a 'contract to' build a trollcw lino  for 'em up dar, I should almost" take it  as a nuttier of co"se.  "Do world has lie-on gwine ahead  till mithiiV kin amaze us any mo'. It  /won't be five y'afs longer befo' we become' as familiar wid do occult as*we  am wid, reform politics, 'an' dat assertion brings me to tie subject of my,'  lecture. ,     /  ,  "I reckon dat mos' of yo' have heard  mo' or loss 'bout'de matter of hypnotism, but yo' ha'*  been   so,   busy  rcnti  boxes  in'    dimn_    i������j"  'tz&tfK&\-*t'/Xittf''f' &' \  an; t  bettin'     on - ^*^_?M?*?_������  race   ticsses   dat      L^,  yo' haven't look-      '"'  cd into  it werry  fur. y  ,���������  "Hypnotism   is  in' post office   J|f������^^  >s" a"'   wear- ������������^i^  Alvrays  Rejected. >-  Corinne���������So the dear boy thinks marriage is a failure?   Has he.tried it? '   .'  ��������� Mabel���������No.   But he has.failed .every  time he has tried to try.it.���������Puck.    -  tored upon the shining rails, curving  into tho ravine beyond. Ahead and  seventy feet below the river brawled  against the abutments of the bridge.  "Good!" muttered Killian. "We'll get  even, eh?"     .      ;  Bud did not reply. His brain was  whirling. "Rose���������the baby���������the happy  little home."    lie staggered on.  The track curved sharply- just this  side of' the. gap. ��������� There waited their  companions. .  ���������'���������The., crowbar; Mike.. Grayle, yon  help him." Copley, examining tlie  nearby rails, did not heed Kiiiian's  voice so full of import. On his knees,  he looked up. "Nothing ��������� spread here,  boys, that I see." ,  The others came close with, hard  faces. "There will be," spoke Killian  grimly.    "You're in on this, Bud.  Mere C_riosit.y.  A well known judge, who is as famous for his wit as for his corpulency,  was much disturbed in mind by his  tendency to ever increasing stoutness.  He tried many remedies, but without  any success. At length a friend suggested that he should take a course of  treatment at certain'hot springs.  He immediately set out for the place,  sojourned for a few weeks at it. managed to get rid of a good deal of his  superfluous flesh and returned home in  a most > happy and jocular frame of  mind.  -On the first morning after his return,  when he was wending his way to the  courthouse, he came to the butcher's  shop whore hisv family were supplied  with meat.    Marching inside, he said:  "Cut me off twenty pounds of pork."  The butcher sharpened his knife and  at once complied. The judge looked at  the moat for a minute or two and then  walked off.  "Shall I send the pork to your  house?" inquired tho butcher, who felt  that the judge had overlooked instructions.  "Oh, no," was the reply, given with  a smile; "I don't want it. I have fallen  off just twenty pounds, and I only  wanted to have an idea of how much  it was."���������St. Louis Republic.  Her Repertory. ,  Helen's ahvays gay;  "   Kather shuns repose.  Concert, matinee.  Everywhere she coes. -  Studies twice a'week  O^ith such eyes of blue)  Lessons French or Greek,  I>rivinsrrriusic loo.  Goes to youthful teas; '  Glories in tlie v.-hirl.  Do you wonder?   She's  Just a modern girl!  ���������1*. M. R. in IlarDer's Drawer.  . T3������e  Shark  Pliea tlie  Feather.  Speaking of sharks to an old sailor,  I first heard tho proverb "The shark  flies the feather." It appears to be  true. We are acquainted with the  voracity of the shark. When follow- j  ing a ship'it wdll devour without discrimination any article that may be  thrown overboard, such as cordage,  cans, cloth, wood, shoes, knives, spoons,  'forks, plates, etc.. but sailors declare  that it will never touch a pilot fish or  a fowl, either alive or dead. It avoids  pea gulls, sea mews, petrels and every  feathered thing. Such being the case,  why do not people who bathe in shark  infested waters wear a suit made of  feathers?  Tlie Independent Boy.  The nonchalance of boys who are  sure of a dinner, and would disdain as  much as a lord to do or say aught to  conciliate one, is the healthy attitude  of human nature. How is a boy the  master of society! Independent, irresponsible, looking out from his corner  :>u such people and facts as pass by,  he tries and sentences them on their  merits, in the swift summary ways of  boys, as good, bad, interesting, silly,  eloquent, troublesome. He cumbers  himself never about consequences,  about interests; he gives an independent, genuine verdict. You must court  him; he does not court you.���������Emerson.  ] Gi-Cixtewt  "World   Power.  An idea is the greatest power in -the  i world. Ideas have moved armies.  | made nations arid, created civilisations.  ; Just as surely ideas tangibly affect our  | immediate material surroundings. The  1 recognition of this truth is destined to  revolutionize philosophies within the  j next few generation's. Its farreaching  i results will constitute the revelation of  j the twentieth century, says Vim.  I One in Bethlehem of Judcea enunci-  No    ated the truth many years ago whe_  Leaf Cultinj? Reeo.  The leaf cutting bees are near relatives of the .honey and bumble bees,  which they closely resemble. They derive their name from the habit you  have observed of cutting out bits of  leaves for -.their cells. The cironlar  pieces are for the ends ot* the cells and  the oblong pieces for the sides.   These,  stan'ce. Way-  down Bebeo-fcuni  ober to my cabin  last night to borrow $2. ,1 felt it  in  my   bones  as  j soon as^heknock-  i ed on de,' cioah.  Brudder Bebee  belongs  church, but he's  an  absent  mind-   , ^oiivsa oardseb.  ed man. He may borrow a dollar of  yo' iouight an' furgit all about-it fur a  'year or two. I don't sav it to his-detri-  ment, as he'was bq'n dat way. He had  sot'around fur awhile, tryin' to'git his  courago?up lo de.stickin' pint, an' he  .had just' opened his,mouth to ax fur  dat $2'when"I fixed my eyes on his.  De effect, was magical. He, sot dar  wid his mouth open'an' his oyes-hahg-  in' out, an' it was two minutes tfefo' he  could say a,word. Den,��������� instead of  axin' fur $2, ho wanted to know if I  would lend him a spade.  "Dat's hypnotism, an' it's one of de  mysterious fo'ces developed doorin' de  last few years, but we am com in' to  somcthin' greater, an' that's telepathy.  Yo'd better write de word down an'  keen sayin' it over an' over, so yo' kin  git it oil in de grocery 1111' at'de wood  yard. ,  "Telepathy am'de act of talkin' wid  a nether pusson at a distance. He may  be only around de co'ner or he may bo  a thousand miles jiway. He may be  up a tree or down in a coal mine. It  am no new idea, but Ve as a people  have bin so busy wid patent churns  an* barbed wire fences dat we haven't  had time to take it up an' develop it.  I begun to work at it about six weeks  ago, an' my progress has bin all dat  could be hoped fur. I don't want dis  audience to go home tonight an' have  nightmare an' dream of ghosts, but I  do want to speak of a few facts.  "My fust experiments war made on  de old woman. Gwine around do co'ner an' walkiiv* a block down de street,  I'd toll her dat I wanted tripe fur dinner or codfish fur supper, an', lo. she'd  pr"pare do said dishes. I could make  her carry out ashes or bring in coal.  "I could not only communicate wid  her, but could receive communica-  shuns. I was a mile away one day  wlu-n sho told me dat de flour bar'l  was empty an' de last of de tutors in  de kettle. On another oceashun 1 was  oomin* home at midnight wid a couple  of chickens   under my arm   when she  ; to interview me. Again as I was goin"  up an,alley wid a basicet on my ana  to look fur coal she warned me dat  de fust shed I should come to on my  right had a man an' a shotgun in it. I  could cite yo' numerous other ; incidents, but dose I have menshuned will.  suffice.   ,  "Havin* got at de key of telepathy, 1'  purceeded to enlarge operashnns. Yo"  all lemember Cncle Reube .lackson,..  who used to be a member of dis club,.  but moved to New-Jersey three years-  ago. ' Ilappenin' to think of him one '*  night. I kept my mind on him fuir,  ihieo or fo" minus an* den said In< tu'  y.-hisper: '!  ���������" TJiicle Reube. yo' avoiiI away owinV  mo $'J an' I want it.' *  "'Brudder Gardner, yo' aiii a pe^ky-,,  old"liar,'  was de answer almost befof  I could'draw my breath.  ��������� "Two - years ago Brudder'Artichoke-  Johnson-of <dis clubdiad de mis't'erhmo   -  to find a gold watch in de middle o;T  rde road,   He was arrested an' triedanr  sent to Sing Sing fur seben years.    I  believe dey   somehow 'made   out ,dat-  dcre was a drunken  man attached to*  de other end of do .watch  chain.    It'  struck me to communicate wid de mi- -"  fortunate, an' arter fixinV my thoughts--'  on him ,l'said: ','      ^ - ', /  " 'Brudder Johnson, <how am yo' feel-  iii' jest now?''"  "Itr was  10  o'clock  at  night.   an'-'I  reckon he was asleep,  but not dber a>.'  minute bad passed when he replied:,  " 'None ob yo'r dratted bizness.',.      - -  '-vln de past Uyo weeks I* has made- -  other    experiments���������experiments    dat  would have'made de chills go up''yo'r-^  backs six months ago.  'I has sent mes- ,;,  saces'.to .Chicago, St: Louis. New'Or-  \  leans .an' 'Boston."   I    has   'communi- ~-  " bated'with Siberia an''Africa.    I has-  got'my--old woman so skeered'of nie-.,  d:it she dasn't spend'a cent fur a .sticky ���������  of gum widont tollm* "me/ an',my. old,  dog sits upon end :������.n" liowls.'.di'suial-'  Iy cbery'time I, look him in dc-oye. '  r  "I'shall keep right on until'telepathy*-  is as plain to de human1-race1 as telephony, an' if I am de fust to solve it's*-  mysteries it will be my pride-an' yo'r-*-.  satisfaction ,dat  it'was 'accomplished  by a  cuPd  man 'an' ��������� one of do downtrodden race.        , *" - ,-  //'In conclusion,'let me say dat L-ain  now   receivin' *a    telepathic    message   -  from de old woman"-axin' me to bring,  home oatmeal fur breakfast, an' in re-  .t'  ply shall tell her dat-de 'groceries am ,  all shet up, an' she musttstir up, some-.?-  flour ,an" have pancakes."   -                   '   -  ,     .     '        .'     / ��������� ' *     ?M. QUAD. - --"  e*  ? -  >"���������!>...  -    ,       .   His   Creed.   ���������  , ���������  "But. madam," we say to,, the lady:,  who is attracting attention and exciting invidious comment byr the?"risque- .  ness  of  her remarks? and the uncon"-'  vcivtionality of' her actions, "don't -you.  believe in a hereafter?"  "Sure 'I^do!" she declares, winking-  knowingly. "But I draw the line on.  these people -who believe in a past."������������������  Judge.  > An Explii���������ation.  , "I -am told that none of the principals in the grand opera company speak  to ono another."'  ,  "Well," answered Mr. Cumrox. "after-  reading their names on the programme-  I don't blame them for letting one an--  other alone instead of trying to pronounce them."���������Washington Star.  ���������fr*'  ��������� 1  I  ? *l  The   Mu.iic.  cciis are  in   onrvows  cut   into i  fooling! We'll get even and more  pickings than would come to us. in  years of slaving.    No one will suspect  he taught what faith would accomplish. "We of succeeding centuries reiterated   the   divine   message   as   the  m  you. We chaps will be miles away by merest platitude, utterly failing to comprehend its greater meaning. Now we  find ourselves on the verge of an awakening to the true significance of  thought force.  This much we already know���������that it  is a mystery hovering on the border  land between the material and the  spiritual,  to  be  approached with  the  morning. You can take your time.  Anyway, you're in on it."  But the other was regarding him in  horror. "For God's sake, Tim!" he  gasped. "You're * fooling! No? You  dirty devil, let me up! Help! Help!  A-a-h"-  "Hit him again, Grayle!   There, that  wood, for some of the leaf cutting be.eri,  like the carpenter bees, have the talent  of cutting holes into wocd.-r-St. Nicholas. '  Spoiled His R.oir?������.nee.  George���������I see nothing for us but to  elope. Do you think your father would  forgive us? -    '-  Ethel���������I'm sure he would.  George���������How can you be sure?  Ethel���������I felt a little nervous on that  score and���������1 asked him.    t  Looking   AHiesid.  A little girl aged three asked her  father for more candy, but was told to  wait until tomorrow. Looking out. of  the window for a few moments, she  suddenly called out, "Papa, it looks  like tomorrow now."  : __JL'_J.J_,/i  ,'jjflT-n,'!!  av,*,'!'^1' ff������*.  ���������Ssh i',rf*-a ^-������Xe&--,!.?&        y\.. \     \  I  ^--"5^___J1  "Oh, listen to the orchestra!" criecf  the bride who had been taken to New-  Jersey on her honeymoon.  "Orchestra?" asked the groom. "Why,  that isn't music���������it's mosquitoes."���������  Chicago'Tribune.  From   Force   oC  Habit.  "Absent minded? 1 should say he is!'-  He. did something this morning that;  broke the record."  "?   '.?'???"  "Ho was standing in front of that big-  French mirror and tackled himself for  a fiver."���������Baltimore News.  Kilkenny   Caatle.  Kilkenny castle is one of the oldest  inhabited houses in the world, many of  the rooms being much as they were-  SOO years ago.  H��������� SOT DAI*. .VVI1>  HIS  "MOUTn OPEN.  communicated to me do fact dat a policeman was  hangin'  around  de gate ' eay.  Ancient   Teeth.  A professor in Birmingham, England",  has carefully examined sixty-seven  skulls from the neolithic, bronze and  iron ages and finds their teeth complete  and perfect, but one tooth showing de-  __m  mo ,.~7-.-,.- -s:?:-  '-?;���������.'. "'.'  I.-.?''I'.'t-VM''' ,c'-"i;.'.'-'  '-'.."������#13  , :i  I A  |?1  i.������-  F*  _  IT--  C. H. TAR.BELL.  High Grade Stpves  and all Kitchen Kequirements  SPORTSMEN'S GOODS  & GENERAL HARDWARE  TAMA & HAM,'  JOHN McLEODS  FOR FIRST-CLASS   ,  'CANDY, FRUITS,  CIGARS'& TOBACCOS.  -DEALKRS    IN  BRANTFORD,:...  .'.". .MASSEY-HAHRIS,  and other High-grade Wheels.  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PROPRIETOR.  ���������j s p s  fc 2 ^ _  <0 j_J f_j,^ t>  c_:  <  Q  CD  O  en  e_T  [hen in, Oiiinoerlaiid  STAY  AT THE   ViSNDOME.  3rd Sir   GamlierlaM  '.'CUBAN   BLOSSOM"  A   UNION MADE CIGAR,,  FROM .THE���������    .  -Cuban Oigar Factory  Prime  Meats,-',  Vegetables &   Fruits  . BBP"3,    In     eason.  DAILY DELIVERY.,  KST,' All6 Cosvisniesces for .Guests.  The Bah is Sui-tlieo \vrrii  Best Liquors and Cigars  -,���������^. ���������i    i  , R. ������. ROBE3TSON.  'M"������TOc_7i'Bro5.,  , "JB-A._E_:-_E_3_=LS  OREAD, Calces and Pie* cU-liver-  ''vA  daily to any part of City.  Yju huvft'.lhe monev, ] have the  Goods, now I want (he money and  you want tne C'Cx-d's, ho eon-c^and  see~what bargains'you can g^t.  "  "All tlie Latest MAGAZINES  and i*APEitS   on hand -   ���������  FULL ^TQPK OF f^rr������f^rig>ti  ..pRUITS;     . .   ,.  Candies,   -'  '"'"   pi PES, Cigars,  Tobaccos.  ANDNOtfELTlks AT   '      '      ',  Mis    WALKER'S  (Wliitney Block.),  DD6US'  AK.ERY.  M. J. BOOTH, Proprietor,  .NANAIMO, B.C.  A   Fine   Selection   of   CAKES   always - on - hand.  -    ,     FRESH BREAD every day. '  Orders for SPECIAL CAKES promptly attended to.  ? In'iisinir ?lY8iiii3,  CnmliBrland.7  WILLIAMS BROS..      ;:  Livery Stable!  , teamsteks and draymen '  ���������  Single and. .Double  jugs    ;  " ' fo:r   HmE. ��������� < All Orders,    '.  Promptly   Attended   to. '- ���������  Third St.? Cumberland, B.C .  fi*-8--ii'r;TT*m^  America's      Best     Republican '   Paper.  ED'tTOI-tlALLY    FEASLES3.,   "  News from all parts of the world. Well writ'en, original  stories. Answers to queries on all subjects. Articles  on Health, the. Home, New Books, and ou Work About  the  Farm and   Garden -   Kspi_ait:_ Uanaimo. Ej.  .v    MUNICIPALITY OF  THE CITY OF  CUMBERLAND.  The "Inter Ocean " is a member of the Associated Press a������d is also the only Western  newspaper receiving the entire telegraphic news service of the Now York Sun and  special cable of the New Y.-rk World, beside daily reports from over 2.C00 special  correspondents throughout the country. No pen cau tell mors fully WRY it is the  BEST  on   earth         52���������TWELVE-PAGE PAPERS- 52        gW" One Dollar a Year  Brimful   of   news  from   everywhere   and  a   perfect   feast  of special   matter   Subscribe  for tlie    " Cumberland Newa,"    and  the    "Weekly  Inter  Ocean,''    one year, both. Papers i'or $.2.oo KST   Strictly in Advance  f ���������MM_Wf_r_H i   We have made arrangement-' with the in'er Ocean, by which we are unabled to  give our readers the above rare opportunity of getting Ihe rdcocui.sed beat R-publi-  can newspaper of the U.S., and the m-ws at the iow rati- of $2.00 instead of the  regular rate of S3 oo for-the two. Subacribers availing themselves of this offer  1 must bs fully paid up and m advauce. Must be for the full 12 months under thid  offer.        .... ..-��������� ������������������������������������   ������������������������������������ ���������'*"       '������������������������������������'        ������������������������������������      . ....  ' ���������'���������".a?_E3:_EQ     TJIn3"IOInI      E^_"y  S. NAKANG, ProppJEtop.  Hard-Burned and  ordinary Bricks.  J4ire   Brirkn,   ...     ..... Pressed and Ordinary  rain   T/;te���������    ...     ...    3111.,  4m.,  and  6in  'ire B^ckhuj of ail. kinds to order.  Yards  T5" T      ������ g~&  UinlillM    kJ_li  y_ije  Pobt-Officb Addkkss  OTJIs^_3_S."RZ_____SrX)   _3.o  s. 3. "City of SManaimo.'  Leaves Victoiia Tuesday. 6 a.m., for Nanaimo, calling at Mutgi-aves, Vesuvius, Croftcn. Kuper, and Thetis  Islands (one week) Fulford, Ganges,  and Fern wood (following week).  Leaves  N.Mia.mo  Tuesday,   5   p.m ,   for  Comox-, connecting with s.s. Joan at  Nana;mo.  Leaves  Comox Wednesday,   8  a.m., for  Nanaimo    direct,   connecting    with  tram for Victoria  Leaves  Nanaimo Thursday,  7 a.m ,  for  Comox and way ports.  Leavec Comox Friday,   7 a.m.,  for  Nanaimo and way ports.  Leaves   Nanaimo   Fridav,   2 p.m.,  one  week  for   Ganges,    next   week   for'  Ladvsinith.  Leaves Ganges or Ladysmith Saturday, 7  a.m., for Victoria and wav ports.  VANCOUVER - NA3M AIMO ROTJTE  S. h       "JOAN."  Sails from Nanaimo 7 a.m. daily except  Sundavs.  Sails from Vancouver after arrival of C.  P.R. Train No. 1. daily except Sundays, at 1 p.m.  TIME TABLE   EFFECTIVE  JUNE Lst,  19U3  VICTORIA TO WELLINGTON.  No. 2���������Daily.  c No. i���������Sunday  ��������� a.m.   .'.'.-",    ���������.'..... '��������� p:m.  De. 9 00... . .Victoria  D.:   4.00  "    9.28... .....Coldstream  ....   "    4 2S  "10.24 .   ..Koc-nig's "    5 21  " 11.00. Duncan's      "    5.55  p m.                                          p ir.  "12 40. .Nanaimo..    "    G.41  Ar 12 35.. WelliiK'ter...... Ar. 7.37  WELIil TOf   i������-   TO  VICTORIA.  No. 1���������Dail No. 3-Sunday  A.M. A.M.  De.   8 00. Wellington....   De. 4 00  "'S20 Nanaimo. ..   "    415  "10 02 Duncan's.    "    5.55  "10.42 ...Koenig's........  "    6 30  "11.38 ..Coldstream    "   ,7 27  Ar 12.06 .Victoria;...:... Ar 7.55  Thousand Mile and Commutation Tickets on sale, good over rail and ste;imer  lines, fit two and one-half cents per mile.  Special trains and steamers for Excursions, and reduced rdes for parties may  be arramred for on application to the  "Traffic'Manager.  The Company reserves the right to  change without previous notice, si earners  sailing ciaies and hours of sailing.  Excursion Tickets on Sale from and to  ali Stations, good for going Journey Saturday and Sunday, returning not later  than .Monday.  Geo. L. Courtney,  Trailic Manager.  THE POUND  BY-LAW.  The Municipal Council o:\the Corporation of tHe  City of Cumberland,  .'    enacts as follows :���������  1. Ac such place t>r places as shall be designated Dy ihe Council from'time to timea  Ci-y Pound'may ho established and uliall be  maintained as such by the Corporation of  the City of Cumberland.  2. The Council may from time to time  appoint a Pound-keeper at such salary or  remuneration ad it may decide and appropriate out of the anuual revenue.  3. The City Treasurer shall furnish the  Pouud-keep_i'. with a book iu which the  Pound-keeper shall enter a description ot  every animal unjjounded by him, with- the  name of che person who took, or sent the  same lo be impounded, the clay and hour on  which the animal came into his charge as  Pound-keeper, the day aud hour on whicti  the same was" redeemed, discharged, oi  otherwise dealt with or disposed ol, the  name of the person and the ,amount  paid by the peison redeeming the animal,  or, it sold, the name of the purchaser, tht  amount that was puid for the animal, and  the amount of ihe expenbe thereon, and the  balance, if any, remaining over the above,  the penalty allowance and expenses., and 1.0  whom the same has  beeu paid,   wnich  bal-  ^ance, if any, bhall, prior to making the return to the auaitor, be paid over totheCitj  Treasurer.  4. The Pound-keeper shall at the end of  the month make a return to the City Clerk,  in writing, -comprising the above information and any other information he or the.  clerk may deem necessary, which return  shail, if required, be verified by statutory  declaration of  the Pound-keeper.  5. The Pound-keeper eha 1.1 pay over to the  City Treasurer all money received by hiui  once in every moni-h, or oftener, if instructed so to do, and shall at all times produce  his books tor the inspection of any member  of che Council, or the Auditor or the Treasurer, when requested to do so.  6. No horse, ass, mule, ox, bull, cow,  cattle, swine, hog, sheep, goat or dog (except dogs registered as hereinafter mentioned) shall be permitred to run at large or  trespass in the city at any time, or to graze,  brouae, or feed upon any of the streets,  squares, laues, parks, alleys, or public  places of the City, or upon any unfenced  lots or unfenced land within the city limits,  under the following penalties against the  owners, or keeper , or persons having charge  of the same,   viz:���������  For each ox, horse,  mule, ass, 'bull,  cow, or other cattle     ������3 00  For each swine, hog, sheep,  or goat  or other annual.  ���������       1  00  For each dog  .           0 50  7. If any of the anim'i'.s m���������vLioned m  section G of this By-law (except iloga registered as hereinafter mentioned) are found at  large or trespassing within the limits of the  City of Cumberland, or grazing, brousing,  or leeding upon any of  the streets, squares,  I        WE   WANT YOVR        |������  I SATISFAGTOM Sll  'i  .At  o  ARNE55  ���������;"UJ , WILLARD ,is  prepared to  '    \ "' . fill any Orders for Fine or.  Heavy  Harness,   at  short, notice.  WfLLARD BLOCK,   .  Cumberland.  ������������������tf.K.mzcxymJ1!12?rxnr'immsa������rfmtt'niaJ*'ra*.K HinnLijrnBM  ...'-t.ni < t     rac-S0B  ..     \,.     ������������������.-.. ���������������������������'. ���������..���������_������������������ i-il?tf.-...-,[joi-i--,-ji lOCia^.Litt-.-..^'., inert-   .-- -'���������.  .>V&& _m���������_u&������___ i*tt.! pies Kauai ������.������������ .i ���������Mesa; cj������i 'JJ  BSS  *1  G  "oK  ���������Ea  Now la If3 3SIU Year '  Tho Ipjd!--' m|",!-,<������ p-rioO'cai of fie  wo-ld, v/jsii tiio s'ljcnjjtir'oeJitoriaPslaf'"  of any techiiical P'-'tiiica'.lon. -'  Si:*������������������i> lei v->.00'.-]-year (including:  U. ".. Caiqdirn. Mexican postage.-.)   -  Til 3       Jo'dHN.-.U    3 "1     P..CFIC     CO/iST  Minfr to^tih-";-. $6 CO.  Sample co;-;ijs, '.so. Cend for Bro*<  Catalogue.. .,   ,     ,   ', ' .  The Engineer-**"-; rnd f-TtMiMo Joukw-al.  .   261 Brouclway, New York.        - ���������  una  ���������nB  cPa  Bill  hCtf  f.-!|a  tea  rt 2 rifIV-1 *������������������*-'5*U*~������* IJ^X'AK.VW^'JJR.1!  'Cl:-,3j ]3Dcicjr.i,i������,3-Ti - tsctracj=:rnt3r. jci .r  _u  l>.-."5  S'B"  ''"��������������� <  , tnjj ��������� ���������  tt'-l ,  '.BK?  ���������J-ij  ? s  ' ?^  -"J  "!l      '  I.  II.  lanes, parks, alleys, c  * public placesKof the <"  said Citj, or upon any ui.f* need lots or land  witir"n the City limiis, u shail be   taken by  the Pound-keeper or hiy assistant  and driv- * ���������  en, led, or carried to the City Pound and  bo there impounded, and it shall be the duty  of the Pound-keeper so to impound such  animals.  S. Any person or persons who find any of  the animals mentioned in sectiou G of this  By law, running at large or trespassing  within the City jimits in contravention , of  this By-Law may drive, kad,, or carry the  animal to tr.e said Pound, -tnd it shall be the  duty of the Pound keeper to creceive and ���������  impound the same, and pay for���������  Horse, mule, bull,  cow, or  other cattle '...    $2 50  Each   swine,    hog,    bheep,  goat, or other animal... 50  Each dog 50  9. It shall be the duty of all officers and  constables of the police force of the said  eitj-, whenever they see or meet any of tho  animals mentioned withiu'section 6 of this  By-Law ruuning at large or trespassing  within che city limits iu contravention of  this By-Law or'whouover their attention is  directed by any person to any such animal  running at large or trespassing as aforesaid,  to immediately take charge of suih animal,  and drive, lead, or carry, or cau>c the same  co be driven, led, or carried to the Pound.  10. The Pound keeper shall daily furnish  all animals impounded in the City Pound  with good and sufficient food, water, shel- ���������  r-ir, and attendance and for so doing shall  demand and receive from the respective  owners of such animals or from the keepers  or persons in who-.e charge the animals  ���������night to be, for ihe use of the Corporation,  the following allowance over and above the  fees for impounding,  namely:��������� '  For each horse, ass, mule, bull,  cow or  other cat'le, $i.oo per day.  For each swine, hog, sheep, or goat, or  other animal; 50cts. per day.  For each dog 25������ts. per day.  11. If the owner of.any animal impounded, or any other person entitled to redeem  the same, shall appear and claim such animal at any time before the sale thereof, it  shall be the duty of the Pound-keeper or his  assistant, to deliver up the same on receiving the amount in full of the penalty, and  the allowance and the expenses chargeable  for each and every animal, and in addition  thereto if the animaf redeemed is a dog, the ,  annual tax therefor.  12. When the Pound-keeper is aware of  the name and address of the owner of any  animal impounded he shall, within 24 hours  of the impounding, cause a letter or pose  card to be sent to such owner with a notification of such impounding.  iy lb fchul! be the duty of the Pound-  ktvpi-r, or his Assistant, before making deli verj of any animal so inijjo uded, before  .s.--.lf, or o������ oa.yi.nr.nt of surplus immey after  .'.3.1-s,-to'obtain from the person "or persons  claiming -lie .-amp, his, her or their name or  name.-- and ro'-idfii-ee, and to enter the same  iu a book, together w 'th the date when 1such  animal was irnp-'Utided., acd. the date when  ti e same was told or redeemed as tho case  may be.  ft  III  ^ ���������._M*s< r-. *.'Jt4-Sr������_ Z,     -.���������iV^*-'i  >J-"*W>���������-������    i   i_J>,   v������ ������- *-��������� > ->JfJSSl-������S^y������-*"-r'������  -yl  r   THE   CUMBERLAND   NEWS  Issued Every  Tuesday.  W. B. ANDERSON,       -     -   '   -       '"IDITOR  i  ������  i  B>S  ?  i  H$  OOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOt ������O0  ".    c   "  f  The columns of The News are opci to all,  who wish to express therein views o mat-  ter<- of public in ft rest. ,  While we do nut hold ourselves re iim-  ble for the utterances of correspondent-, we  reserve the, r'ght of declining 'to insert  oinmuni'.- "''on-, 'm necessarily' personal.     /  ii  1)  'f  &   s  1*1        I  TUESDAT, SEPT; 22   190S  14.   It ho  peison  shall  appear  to  claim  such am mills or animal so/impounded, with-  ' in three, days afte> the same may have been  impounded, or if the person   claiming  such  '    animal sh'dl   refuse  or  neclect to pay the  'penalty   aud, li:e   allowance   ami   exposes  chai-aeable theieon, it shall be. tho  duty < f  the Pound-keeper to give at least live days  notice of the sale thereof.  ' 15. Such  nclice shall  contain a general  '"' description of  the  aniuial  or  animals ,im-  ,''   pounded,   and shall  be posted up  m some  conspicuous place at the Pound, where the  game shall  have been  impounded, aud also  .    at the City Hall.   . '    ���������'  "  \ v ft  , 16. If at the expiration of the time specified iu the said noticej no person shall appear to claim the'auiuial oi animals therein  ' -soeeified and icferred to, or if any person-  shall appear to claini the same, but shall re-  iuse or neglect to p<-y the penalty and, the  allowance, and the expenses accrued and  "charged on such animal or auimals; it sh.dl  be lawtul to sell the same, and the a-iiiiial  or.animals-shall be oifefed'to public compe-  ���������- tition" and sold to the highest bidocr by the  Pouud- keeper at the City Pound.    _   ' <?  " ,   17. If the animal be a-horse,   ass, mule,  ox, bull, cow, or other cattle, it shall be ar-  "vertieed'in a newspaper at least three daj s  , .before such sale.  18. If,, after the sale of" any animal as  aforesaid, , the purchaser does not immediately / pay 'the price thereof, the Pound-  keeper 'mav'fonhwUh cause the animal to  be resold, and to continue to do until the  price is paid.     - ,  19. Iij case of the sale of anv impounded  animal'or animals,   the   said   "Pound-keeper  * - ph ill retain "out of the'proceeds of . the  sale  suHiiient lo pay the amount ot  the  penally  and the allowance aud all expenses chargeable by hiin on account of   the   said annnaL  or animals.   '       ������ ,  -   20.  No   pers >n    or   persons   shall   break  1   i i eii,   or   in   any manner  directly  or   in.  dir   tly, aid  or assist    in    breaking   open  - the   Pound,'  or ' shall - "take    or ^ let. any  "    auiii.il   or  anitn Is   therfont,   without   the'  "   consent   .of   .the    Pound-keeper   ^      Each,  . and ever} person who shall_ himler, de'ayoi  obstruct:, anv person  or per.-ous engaged in  ���������-   driving, leadiug. or*carrying to. the   Pound  ,  "' any animal or animals liable to'be im pound-  1 ed "under the nrovuionsof this. By la*, thai"*,  fVr each" and jevcry offence,  he liable   to  the  penalty hereinafter mentioned.  &��������� 2L. If any dog impounded as aforesaid is  not redeemed within seven day-v af ei such  im-'Ouodiug it shall be lawful for t"e Pound  keeper to kill it iu some merciful manner.  22. .Every person 'who   pays   tlv1 annual  tax for a dog as meutioned m   fhe 'li- venue  'By-law, shall tlu-reupon be entitled to have  Buch dog registered, numbered,' and descrii>-  ' edvin a book cb be kept for this purpose at  the office of the City Treasurer, and to receive a metal badge or tag stamped with the  year for which i.he tax is paid, anr> the number of th������- registration, and m Crtse. any dog ������  shall be found at "large within the Municipal y at an \ limp without such h '">adge or  ta^ as aforesaid such dog shall be (kerned to J'  b at Hu-gp "thin the meaning of Clan e 6  o   this tiy-law.  23 In the eveut of a dog being impound  ed and the owner proving to the satistacfion  of thf Priii'ii!-ke������-per or the Ci'N T Or. u.-er  tha^'tne auuual (at had been paid and one  m^t. d badg������ or r g lud be^n removed be'me  the unijoumiin^ ot the dog, it shall be lawful for the Pom,d-keetier to release such dog  from the iJ.������nn'l nt once and enter the pit-  ticulars in his book.  24. It s!-all be lawful for the Pound-  keeper, or huj R-si-rai t, or other uorvmx a^  af >resaid. t.> -"mi o'ind ..nv doy rii-niin-/ ���������>  large in the City aud not wearing a met-.l  badge >>i wig ii- au< l i-iiifce -wi,h the .at.t  preceding section of llsio By-law..  25 No poison sh-i'l keep or harbor any  dog or oth r airm.il which habiiuady di.s-  tuibs c1 tt quiet of nn\ pi-r-n'ii, ���������>: ,.ii| <1 y. ������'i-  other a.-iinictl which endangers the sa'et.y of  any person by hitmg or otherwise.  26 No ho-se or horses shall be left untied  within the(city lnnirs, unless und'-r the control of the owner or person in ch;������rge.  27. Every person convi3ted of m: ;nftaction of any provision of this By-law shall  fort- t ind pay therefore a penalty not ex-  cw-\    ii fit'y oollars.  SS. A dog shall be deemed to be at large  Within the meaning of the provisions,of this  By-law when not accompanied by or under  the control of the owner or person in charge  29. This By-law may be cited as the City  jPound By law, 1902. to come into etf cc  the 1st'day of March, 1903.  Read for the first time 20th day of October,  1902.  Read for the second time the 6th day of  November, 1902. ,  Read the third time the 8th day of December,   1902.  Reconsidered and finally passed the 30fch  day of December,  1902.  WESLEY WILLARD,  JVlAYOH.  'L. W. NUNNS,.  City Clerk.    ___.^-^__M____?^___ias^m^_i_!p^^_S^  - Our fee returned if'we fail. Any one sending sketch' and description ��������� of  any invention will promptly receive our opinion free concerning the patentability of same. 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McClure  V-^ v-t*^- V"^"-* Y���������H.Y2?*. vifs- y2-*% ������*������"-��������������� v_  '���������orr^i  ���������#^r������v'* 'WT'4  '*������vtH ,������Arf-*   '**sr*������*a '���������#������v<���������* ***^<���������* f������^s,  v I J  The ' Rev.    Charles   Aloysius    Hall  . ,,,*would scarcely have been taken for a  minister of the"'gospel as he sat in the  corner    of    a    downtown    hotel   that  morning, intent on  the columns of a  time, table.   There was no "Prince Al-  "bert," no high hat, no clerical collar, no  high buttoned vest.   His clothes, of not  the  latest cut,  yet 'carefully  brushed  and pressed, would have stamped him'  a  young  business   man,   and  after  a  glance at his face���������a firm, clean shaven  face, with the brows at that moment  knit in a frown���������one would have said  that business was not all the gentleman in question could have wished it.  It was a favorite remark of tbe Iter.  "   Mr. 'Hall  that if   his'daily   life   and  deeds gave no inkling to his profession  ' the symbols of the cloth never would. ���������  For"the first time in the long fight the  liev.   Charles   Uall   was   discouraged.'  He realized that now indeed the church  at Cedarville,  his church,  was iu the  last ditch. n Tho roof'leaked iiud that  cracked the plastering, the carpet was  in tatters, the paint was losing faith in  the clapboards and -the spire was so  badly   out   of   plumb   that   the   town?  board had threatened to take itc'down  .unless it was given prompt attention.  '" Some subscription papers, circulated  through the ,tow'n, had netted returns ,  pitifully small.    The ' envelope Aveekly-  offering system had been woefully inadequate to cover the pastor's salary1,  " and   the   Ladies'    Aid   society, ' wkh  three suppers and a fair,   had raised  <   just ?GS.37. Hesmile.d grimly as he remembered  that .last   year   his   salary  ��������� had been $200 short and this year-bade ,  fair to be'another hundred short ���������\   . ���������  -   There ��������� had remained yet ,one  hope.  Cedarville was quite a summer resort,  'and,during. the hot months numerous  Kvell to do "men from the neighboring  " city stayed there with their families.  -Some  of  these'attended  the  church."  ,, As a last resort Rev. Mr. Hall had come  to"the'city to make personal appeal to  these" men.,    But  Brother   Jones  and  Brother   Hayes' and  Brother   Benton  'had other channels^for their currency,  '-and when Hall, weary and heartsick,  sat down in the corridor of the hotel,' ,  he had raised but $20 in  cash,  with  pledges of perhaps $3S more.  He had opened his time table again  when some one touched his shoulder.  "Oh, I say, Spider," said a voice in  ..deprecation,   ''this   isn't   just   square,  you know.    We've been hunting high  and low for you.   Why didn't you send  us word?"  Kail looked up. Two young fellows,  evidently college men, stood before  him.  '.'Were you addressing mo?" said  Hall.  "That's pretty good," said the other  young man. "You're funny when you  have a try at dignity, old boy."  "There's no use mincing matters,"  said No. 1. "If you're going to back  down, we want the deposit back; that's  all."  "Gentlemen," said Hall curtly. "I'll  give your seeming impertinence the  benefit of the doubt. There is evidently some mistake here."  "Oh, ring off; ring off!" said the first  speaker wearily. "You've led us enough  of a chase already."  "See here," said Hall, rising angrily;  "I've no intention"-���������  "Have you the* nerve to say you're  not Spider McGann?" said No." 2 while  he favored his companion with a ponderous wink.  "Most certainly I'm not," said Hah.  "Would you mind lotting us see your  left forearm?" said No. 1, with the air  of a man who has trumped the trick.  "Certainly not," said Hail, with some  asperity, "if it will bo a means of convincing you."  He bared his, left forearm, and the  two bent over it critically.  "By George! There aren't any tattoo'',  marks here," said the shorter of the  pair. "We owe you every apology,  sir, for a very stupid blunder. Will  you join us?", He nodded toward a  pair of swinging doors from behind  .which the clink of glasses was plainly  audible.  ''No, thank you," said Hall shortly  and turned again to his time table.  Again he felt the touch on his shoulder.  ,   "We don't mean to intrude,", said a  respectful voice.  Hall-looked up and found the young  fellows again before him.  "Well?" he said.  "You see," began the taller chap,  "we're in the deuce of a fix, and we  thought perhaps���������bare chance, you  know���������you might care to help us out  and incidentally make a neat bit out  of it. There's several hundred in it  for some one."  Hall thought of the church and hia  morning's w'ork for the $38.  "I'm certainly open to suggestions,"  he said, smiling grimly.  "Can  you   box?"   said  his  interloc-  we need just at present. This gen- j  tleman is Mr. Burns. I am Robert i  Dix.   ' ' ' i  ' "You see." Dix continued. " "at the |  gym there is a trainer called Hefty, j  P.uike. He's put out every man in col- j  !c;-'e who has had tbe courage to give j  him a go. by virtue of which Mr. -j  Burke has begun to think himself'the  who if thine:, and it therefore becomes  our bounden duty to relieve-this superfluous pomposity.  "This was our plan: Sonic years ago  there came to the gym a little follow  named Spider McGann. Spider was a  coming lightweight, which truth didn't  strike Hefty until Hefty .struck tbe  floor.    But the affair blew  over,  and  -(BUNTY  IBy ,G.  ISC?. Ogdcn  12 {_.(_. s /a  *  4  t  %  i*  -Copyright,cl902, by T. C. McClure'"  now he is crowing again.   So we hunt- j  ed up McGann,  who is a lightweight j  champion -now,  and offered  him  $S00 ;  to   go   up   against  Burke. '   The   mill .  comes off tonight nl   the  Macedonian j  club,  and poor, old    Zcfty thinks he's  up against the Macouoniau'club's train- j  er.   It '11 be rare to see his face when'  he  finds  it's  Spider McGann.    Spicier  will lay down in the ninth, and Hefty  will   simply  swell.   He'll, continue to  swell until the^Annual comes out. This  will be in it."      , ' >  '   He handed Hall a slip of paper.  In-a  scrawling hand was written:  This   is   to   certify  that   I, 'Spider  Mo- j  Gann,  laid /''.own in my light .with Hefty, j  ��������� Burke.   I could have punched him.full of j  holes  as  -a.' sieve  if  I'd   had   a mind  to, J  same's as I done once before. , .       ,   "  SFIDEU  M'GANN, ���������*-���������  ���������Lightweight Champion ,of the World.  , , ,   (  "Now,* the   point, is,   Spider's1-gone  back on us."      '������������������'������������������       <   ��������� .  "That's' it," said Burns. "We've rgot  to pull it off -somehow. We've sold  over 1,000 tickets at anywhere from  $2 up. All the old grads Hefty, has  floored will be there ready lo '-back  him���������you see, ho one knows* it's fixed  "but Dix and I and the board of editors  of the Annual." _    ���������  "And   you're   the -image   of   Spider  -.McGann," said Dix.   "Our proposition  is to give .you the' $S0O to meet Hei'ty  (���������tonight. ,11" we couldn't'tell, you from  Spider   McCann,   he   couldn't.  .You're  due   to  go  out' anyway,' so  it  won't  make very much,difference when you  'do,   only   we'd   want, you   to  stay  as  many rounds as you' could- for the sake  of appearances."   -,-  ���������Hall was thinking deeply.' "For the  church! For the ch_y.ch!" ran through  his head.    '    -& ���������   '  '* "Gentlemen,".- said  he,   "Spider . McGann pro tern, is at your service."  "You're a brick!" said Dix, wringing  Hall's hand. "Meet us here at 5, and  we can talk it over at dinner. And"���������  fishing in his .pocket���������"here's fifty to  clinch it. ' We'll give you the rest after  the mill."  At ,5 Hall was pacing the corridor,  when Burns and Dix came in.    After  To designate Smith from Smith, hoik  being named William, the people pt  Tow Head Junction resorted to the  primitive expedient of rechristening  them according to their distinct phj-'sic-  'al, characteristics. William Smith, 'the  widbwer, was.tallj so they gave him  the name of Shanghai; William Smith,  the bachelor, was short, and for twenty years they had'spoken to and of'hiin  as Bunty. Neither enjoyed, a middle  name, and neither. was resourceful  enough to supply a distinguishing initial. The .postmaster- at Tow Head  Junction, never knew ,-\vhether 'a letter  was for Shanghai or for Bunty. lie  could generally place, postal cards in  the proper -box by studying their contents.'     , ?  ,  Bunty,  by reason'of lack of' experience,    had(   matrimonial ' aspirations.  Shanghai,  who lived at the other, end  of tho village street,'was resting in full  enjoyment   of  the   respite   death   had  given him from a somewhat overstren-  uous term in the yoke.   When he tired  of his own cooking, he went and'stayed  with   his   married ' daughter  a ��������� week.  Bunty ,had/been seriously considering  the 'Widow Dunnigen for three j-ears.  He had gone over the ground and knew,  she was ready to become a member of  his household 'upon invitation.  Just;as  he had made up his mind to? make his  formal-proposal, he received a matrimo-  I'nial paper through the mail.   At least  j he got it out pf the post'office, aud it  j'was addressed to'William Smith.' The  | sender, may have intended it for Shang-  ' hai.       '"       ���������" " ���������'  ! That paper opened a new perspective  1 .to Bunty. lie never dreamed tbat the  matrimonial market,offered such possi-  bilities. Itj became plain - to him that  ! he had been fooling away- his time with  'the Widow'Dunnigen, faded, somewhat  wrinkled and owning but twenty-live  acres of bottom land.'- Here were la-'  dies���������the paper spoke of, them always,  as "ladies"���������-who appeared willing/to  marry anybody, "and some of'them had  $25,000 in cash. Bunty opened correspondence..0. To make sure his letters'-  would not fall into the hands of Shanghai,, he directed the, ladies to address*"  them -thus: ''^illiam' (Bunty) Smith.','  Y/illiam (Bunty) Smith scion began to  receive no fewer than two letters from  each mail. The superscription was so  unmistakably, feminine that the' postmaster mentioned it to the loungers. ]  They twitted Bunty and'told him he  -would prejudice his chances with the  Widow Dunnigen if he persisted in his  trifling   with   ladies'   hearts   by   mail.  Tow Head before Bunty left stopped  two women got off. One wore a pink  pinned to her bosom, the other a white  rose. |i The one adorned by' the rose was  fat. ���������abort, broad faced and masculine.  The tall woman sc::i:n:-d the men ou  the station-fPlatf-n-'-i. Th-Ti' was not a  ���������ed -ribis"".! on ;i'-.y <-f thivui.  WM'htT--.   ���������.-!r.---',n   ii(���������;-.'*.��������� '   ������he  p'e.-.m M  ���������*!s  ,.\h  i-y: ed lb'  , -. i  -\t -���������  r  !'(,:'-.  ���������   '.;<*  who  ;t ten  be fat wo-  dinner, at which Hall was given many j Bunty laughed.    lie could marry the  ~       '      '  "      " !'Widow Dunnigen any,day, he thought.  J What he was after was bigger fish.   He  j finally sifted the choice down to two.  j According    to    their    uucontroverted  j statements one was a widow with $12,-  i 000 in mining stock, the other a maiden--  lady of mean's.   Her mysterious reserve  on the question of means led Bunty to  believe she must at least own a bank,  possibly a railroad.   To these ladies he  sent his  photograph, taken ten  years  previously,    when    he    attended    the  Grand   Army   encampment.    He   also  gave them to understand that he was  able to support a wife as a wife should  be supported and  that he did not so  much value means as a faithful heart  and a face free from wrinkles.  Bunty made progress. He arranged  with the two women to meet hirn on a  certain day in the city, twenty miles  from Tow Head Junction, one at the  union station at one hour, the other at  the post office at another. One "was to  wear a pink, tlie other a white rose.  Bunty marked himself apart from all  mankind by tying a red ribbon in his  lapel buttonhole. " He did not go to  tho .post ofiice that morning, but took  tho 9:10 train for the city. When  Shanghai went after his mail the postmaster handed him a letter. "Ain't for  Bunty, I reckon," he said,' "as it's addressed , jist William." Shanghai  opened the letter and read:  Denr William���������Looking at the map, I  see Tow. Head Junction is very near the  city. I find the first train from the city  reaches Tow Head Junction fifteen minutes before the train, you  jy?.ls there.  Tow Head.  valuable points as to Hefty's style of  boxing, the three entered a cab and  were driven rapidly to the Macedonian  club.  It was precisely 8 o'clock when the  Rev. Charles Aloysius Hall, clad in  green trunks, faced Hefty Burke. That  gentleman's face was a study. Beyond  a doubt he was suffering from the  shock of recognition.  "Not  quite   so  easy   as   last time,"  Burke     muttered    between    clinched  teeth,* and  Hall could  not restrain  a  t chuckle.  "Time!"'. The referee's voice sounded  in 'almost absolute stillness. Then at  it tbey'went. Hefty was nervous and  Hall was cool. He could imagine himself back at the gym in his university  days. He side stepped Hefty's sledgehammer blows; he dodged and ducked  in a manner Unit brought the crowd  to its feet. He would do his utmost to  stay those nine rounds.  In one of the boxes Burns and Dix  were hugging each other.  "It's great, great!'' said Dix. "Hefty  will surely think it was Spider."  And there was even more cause for  Hefty to think so when the end came  rather  suddenly   early   in   the  eighth.,  Hall ducked a vicious jab and at the  same time swung with his'right.   The  blow*   landed   with   terrific    force   on  Hefty's neck, and he went down blow- j  ing like a grampus.    Then tlie referee j  . counted  oil ten  seconds.     The crowd  howled.     U was some mi mi tea before j  Hall realized what had .happened, and j  when he did he vaulted the ropes and j  broke for his dref-sing room, while be-'i  hind him the cheering redoubled.  At Cedarville'two days later Hall received the follOAviag letter:  Rev. Charles Aloysjus Hall:  Dear Sir���������You will probably wonder how  we know your name and address. A card  fell from your pocket in your dressing  room, a-nd we have g-uarded it jealously.  Your secret is safe with us.  It was because we had the card that,  we let you depart that night without  saying more about the money after you  had refused it because you claimed you  had broken your contract by flooring:  Hefty. You earned it; ye gods, you  richly earned it. The first thing Hefty  said when they got him to his corner  was, "Well, I ain't s;o much, am I?"  Inclosed please lind check on Third National for $S00.  We have secured from Spider a sworn  statement that ho did not fight Hefty  Burke on' the evening of April 7. This  wiil appear in the Annual, with a poem,  on Hefty's fall before the great unknown.  Great unknown! You shall remain such,  but permit us to express our gratitude to  you.   Sincerely yours,       ROD EI IT DIX.  JOHN BURNS-  :w-k;\>-������������������:���������-,'������������������'   ������������������'i:U:- .-���������    .-l >i!ai<;  ha'ving ' i>.:>:'-'."i    !;.*!'v.   had  the  IfUer and  ('.-.:��������� .line.  man. , who   was   staudSng   near, .with  hands  ou   In';*  hip's aud ar valise  between her feet, critically surveying tins  peaceful,- dusty landscape SvhtTeon  .Tow Head was a ciit,"heard the query  and answer. She picked up- ber grip  and headed for Shanghai. Tlie tall'one  reached liim first.  "Is this Mr. William Smith?" 'she  said. '���������  Shanghai bowed. "That's my name.'*  hc'repllcd.   , ,    -  "Well,"'said the tall one, "I am Caror  line.". . "  The fat, one approached. "Is this  Smith���������William Smith?" was her stern  query. / ' '        e"   .  "Tl'fS same, madam," Shanghai answered, somewhat confused at the at-  ,tention'. ,'   ,  ���������  "I am Maudie," she explained.   -  Light idaw.ned oh Shanghai. "Ladies,"  said he. "I am-William Smith, but not  yoiir William. He is known as Bunty.'  I am Shanghai:" ,    .     "  Confusion followed.   The women accused, each   other   of ' treachery   and  Shanghai   of   deceit.    They    drew    a'  ' crowd.     ' -   '.  "If you will walk "up the road with  ks,' I may .be able tojexplain."' Shang-'  hai suggested. -They. went. Half an  hour later .-the fat one' returned. ��������� She  otold the agent she had been tricked and  deceived by William, otherwise, Bunty,  Smi+h,and that she would not live in  a hole like .Tow Head for all .the Smiths  in the world.' Shanghai and the tall  one. came along later. They all took the  33':03 train for the city.  Bunty kept his tryst faithfully and,  returned, downcast and disappointed,  to Tow Head ou the 0:15. He,did not  see Shanghai' and his female companion until'they stepped from the train  at home. Then-'Shanghai took a loiter  from 'his -pocket and handed it to Bunty. "She forgot to' put the ;Bunty"'bn  the envelope this time," he said, "an"  so she found me !stead,o'-��������� you. Now  she's my wife." ' '  Bunty looked at the .letter! "Carline,"  -said   he.    Then; he  studied   Caroline's  face.     "Well? ^ Shanghai,"     he,    said,  "you're welcome to her." - i  ��������� Bunty called on the Widow Dunnigen  early that evening? He sighed content-  0edly as he settled down in a rocker on  her front porch.- How .much better  were the simple pleasures of life, after  all, than the race for "conquest and  riches!  "Guess we might as well git married,  Betty," he remarked conclusively.  Betty laughed. "You're too late, Bunty," she said.. "I promised Jake Laster  two weeks ago while you was a-court-  in* them other women by mail."  lawyer. "I'm glad to see you are so-  prompt in attending to business. I  have your money for you."  Then'ensued a general conversation  for a,few minutes, in which the lawyer said among other things: "Joseph,  I knew your father well and for many  years, and I' knew your grandfather-  well and for almost as many years.  They were fine "men."  "Yes, sir." replied Rickey, "but as I  am in a hurry, sir,'I would like to get  my money and go." ,      -'  "All right. Joseph. I will charge you  even money. 1 will take $200 for my'  fee, and give you, the $7G," said, the  lawyer as be handed the money over.  f  "Very well,  sir." said Rickey,' "and ���������  I am thankful you did not know my  great-grandfather too."  Tli������  C!u-ni!e_-������!���������i.  - The, geniiemnn is.a man .of, truth.  lord of his owi; actions a'ad expressing  iuat lordship In his behavior, not ,in  any manner'dependent and servile ei-  1hoi-> on perfJoi-.'-' or opinions or posses-^  sions. Beyond this facto? truth" and  real force the word denotes good nature and benevolence, manhood, first  and then gentleness.���������Emerson. ,  A. Scotchman. Wlio Smoked In Cli_rcl������. ,  Sir Walter Scott in , his "Heart of  Midlothian" refers.to one Duncan cf  Knockdunder, an important personage,  who smoked during the' whole of th������  sermon from an iron pipe tobacco borrowed from other worshipers.., "We. are-  told that" at the end of the discourse  he knocked the ashes out of his pipe,  , replaced it in* his sporran, returned the -  tobacco pouch to its owner and joined,  in,the prayer with decency and attention*. ,' * ,       - t    a    t.      j ,  Wll  leave on  so I have decided -to go to  Meet  n-.f on the station  plat-  'form.   1 will wear ;-.-pink.     CAROLINE.-  "Must be for Bunty," Shanghai're-  ���������tiected as be. set-put to .look him ap.  Jim Daniels said'he saw Bunty tit the  depot aud that he heard him ask for a  ticket to the city. Before Shanghai got  there the 9:10 came, but the train from  the city had not arrived. At the depot  they said it was thirty minutes late.  Bunty was to meet Caroline at the  union station in the city at 10 o'clock.  Caroline was the maiden lady with  means. He had named 1 o'clock as the  hour for seeing the widow who held  the mi rung stock at the post office. The  widow also consulted time tables and  maps. She found that she could get a  train to Tow Head Junction that  would put her down there at 8:05 and  that she could return to the city at  noon. She decided to run out and look  the place over. So when the train from  the city which should have arrived at  Pleu-ty to Tails; About.  High up on the side of Cumberland  mountain a traveler found a cabin in  such' a lonely place that he wondered  how the old mountaineer and his wife  entertained each other.  "Do'you and' your wife see many  people here?" ���������  "Scarcely ever see anybody, suh,"  was his reply.  "Then you have to depend entirely  upon yourselves for society?"  "That's it, suh."  "And what do you find to talk  about?" "the visitor continued, having  noticed that neither was inclined to  conversation.  "What do we find, Martha?" he appealed, to her.  "Heaps, I reckon," she said. "When  breakfast is ready in the morning 1  says to you to sot down to co'n coffee  and hoecake."  "Yes."  "When it's noon and you are hanging about I, says that hoecake and co'n  coffee is ready."  l- "Yes." '���������*,":  "And when it's candlelight I sort of  jerks my head, and you hitches up to  sorghum and hoecake and wants to  know why we don't have bacon. Ain't  that talk enough, stranger?"  "But there are the evenings.'" said  the traveler.  ."Yes. that's the evenings, of co'so.  and I says I reckon it will be a fine  day tomorjer. and Job he reckons tlie'  same thing, and we wind up the clock  and go to bed. Oh, I don't reckon we  are suffering to death for,the want Of  .somebody, to gab to."���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  The origin of natural gas is the ac-  tiOD of water upon aluminium carbide,  by which methane is evolved.  Five  H_n_retl   Shocks   a.  Year.  The empire of Japan has no fewer  than 700 earthquake observing stations  scattered over it, and the records of  the 500 shocks that annually visit that  country are accurately noted.  *oI8T 3o j pay aqi .t&-jjt? uoot������ '.i^nno.,  bttu up paanio njuiuv, in 1s.n1 aao_������. bjivt  Cause For Thii_���������:s.  When Colonel "Joe" Rickey was quite  a young man he had occasion to era-  ploy a lawyer to collect a bill, against  .a business man with whom he had bad  a number of dealings. As he had never  before retained counsel he> went to the  lawyer his father had always employed and placed the claim in his hands.  The lawyer collected the amount. $270.  and notified young Rickey to call for  tho money. In due time he called, and,  after ��������� waiting for some time, was  shown into the private office.  ���������"Good   morning,   Joseph,"   said   the  I2mi>h:isiv-.in������r   a  Fuct.  There are peculiarities, idiosyncrasies  of expression, which emphasize and  accentuate facts. It is uot enough to  say. 'he is deaf:'* We invariably add,  "as a post." It would appear sulficient  to say. "he is blind." but we-prefer in  nearly all cases to admit of no contradiction by announcing-that lie is "stone  blhid." To be "dead" should' suffice;  "dead as a doornail" clinches the fact.  SSy.iitp;   fSJiii   (.'p.  Young Win ��������� 1 want to buy a hat  for- my Iuiki-imnd.  H:i 1 jer���������V."hat si'/e does he wear?  Young . Wife���������1 declare [' forgot to  find out! 1 know the size of the collars  "('.'vein's, though. It's 15. He'd want  ubout sixe IS or 20 for a hat, wouldn't  be?  Q,_3te  R-ight.  "This precipice," explained the guide,  "is known as Lover's Leap."  "Same old bluff, eh?" remarked the  blase tourist.���������Philadelphia Record.  Cnckous,  .Regarding cuckoos, it is said that the  long tails of these birds so interferes  with their balancing that they have  necessarily developed strong feet, with  two toes pointing backward and two  forward. By this arrangement the  cuckoos are able firmly to grasp their  perch.  "I  1  -1  _ottl������>������-  rimd.' So-sils.    ","',_.   '���������  "Blow, into   ari empty-bottle,"  says  the oriental  proverb,   "and  your" shall  get a great response swiftly.'" It is no't -'  so with a full bottle, which answereth :  not,    being    too    heavy    with    wine.--  >���������  Therein   is   the   soul   like   these,   and,',  from the full  soul cometb no echo to   -  words kily chanted, but the empty^soul  repeateth back each noise'aloud.",  The Fan In Kistor-y.   _,        ."  ,   As in a mirror, the fan, the origin,of  which,is lost in the twilight of oriental  legend, reflects the habits,,customs, art  and ,taste of evefy.country which -has  made a friend of an article so useful'"  and ornamental. , Greece ,was the first   .  European country to'-adopt the" fan���������  ~-  two birds' wings���������one .of its uses being |'-  by  acolytes  in  the, temples  to drive  away the flies fro_i the sacrifice.    It  served the early Christians in the cata- ,  combs   a   similar   purpose " when'.; the t n  broad and wine were spread  for the,  sacrament,  a  custom  which  lasted "in ".  tho Roman Catholic church to the four- t,  teenth century.   ���������  In this same century the fan made '  an   almost   simultaneous   appearance  throughout Italy and  France, in England and Spain.  Its most artistic flights"  hove been achieved in France, but not  even to France will Spain ;ricld in its  use of tho fan as "an important weap-    '���������  on in the mimic .warfare of coquetry    ���������  and flirtation."   Whether tlie Spanish  lady is in church or a place of amusement, whether visiting or walking, it  Is  always   in ���������' her   bands,   frequently   "  portraying the horrors of the bullfight!  Corresponding     with     these,     certain  French revolution fans represent Charlotte Corday carrying a dagger ill one  hand and a fan in the other!  :.-?*'*1  s  "7 1  1  -;. _  .-.Trf  "���������  I  <4  n  1  ,..-M 1. '   '  &  l*V���������(���������*���������___  I-'?'  ./    '      1'  i  (H  V I  I  THE CDMBERUND 'NEWS/ COULDN'T PUT  MIS COAT  CONGRESS FOR CHEMISTRY.  CUMBERLAND, B. C. J  I  i  i  Jn a breacn ol yiomibc-   action,    at'  Aberdeen      witnesses    stated ' that   it :  was a local, <**i"-tom   for   the   feet of  the  'bride     m.d   bridegroom     to     be ;  washed  by    their    young    men     and i  men friends    on  the  eve  of the  ���������fling."     ,  Remarkable   Cure of Dropsy   by  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  wud-  George Xtubertson, oi iUonti-eal, a Physical  "Wreck, Restored to   Splendid   Health  ''    by the Great Kidney Remedy.  C C.  B'addeek,   June 11, 1897'  RTCi-L-\RUS.&  CO.  Montreal,   July  20���������(Special) .���������The ,  case  of, Georg-e   Robertson, , of    392 \  James  street,   this    city,    is ��������� looked  i upon  by those  interested in medical  i matters as one of the' most interest-  ��������� ing "on record.   Mr. Robertson was a  sufferer from Dropsy, and'was so bad  Dear, Sirs,���������MJNARD'S  LINIMENT, that tapping was resorted to. Dodd's  is \ny remedy  for NECJRADG1A.  It relieves at once.  A.  S. "McDONADD.  Work may have slain "its ������-'thous-  -ands, but the struggle to avoid work  numbers its victims by the tens"^ ���������of  thousands..  Sinto of Ohio, City of Toledo.'?  Lucas Count) . J  , -Frank,.!. 'Cheney makes oath-that he is  Fenior-partneiv of the firm ^of F. J.  Cheney & Co., doing1 business' in' the Cif v  , of Toledo, Countv , and Stace n foresaid,  and that 'said firm w-H" nay the sum of  ON_ HUNDRED DOLLARS for bach and,  - ,-tnd every case of Catarrh that "cannot  bo cured by the use of IIoll's Catarrh  Cure    , , FRANK  J.   CUTCNTCY.  Hworn to before me and subscribed in  ray piet,ene,e this- 6Lh 'day of' December,  A. D.  1880.  ���������    , ' ' '   A.   W.   OLEASON".  '{Seel), , Notary  Public.  Hull is. Catarrh  Cure is takori internallv  and   acts  directly   on   the  blood   and   mucous suifaces,of the system.' Send fortes-'  tiinonials,  free.    '  '   F.  J.   CITRNEY &  CO.V���������Toledo.   O.  fc������o)d  by  all   driitrtrists.   7fic.  Hall's Family Pills  are  the  best..  Kidney Pills  cured him.r  Interviewed regarding his cure, Mr.  Robertson said: "I was troubled  with' Dropsy , and Rheumatism for  five years'. I was a total wreck be-'  fore I started to use Dodd's Kidney  rills. Before I got out of bed in the  morning I could hardly put my feet  on the floor, they were swollen so  much   from   Dropsy. ,  "My arms used to' swell at times,  so that. T could not. put my coat on.  Before I had taken Uo boxes of  j Dodd's Kidney Pills T felt gre'afliy relieved. Seven boxes cured me completely. I also had, lumbago, but  since T- used Dodd's Kirinev Pills I  don't-know "what-it  is to  bi������ sick."  Dropsy, Lumbago nnrl Rheumatism  are all caused by diseased Kidneys.  There can be no disen^d Kidneys  when Dodd's   Kidney  Pills  ar^ ,uscJ  Beware of the widow who firmly believes  that  she is  an  example of   the  -survival   of   the   fittest?   says   an   old  t bachelor.    * '.    ���������  , Lever's V-Z (Wise-Head) 'Disint'opt-  taut   Soap     Powdci'     is'better   than  "other!'powders,   as it c[is   both soap  and disinfectant. <���������  Speech >is  silver���������and  the  free    and  unlimited  coiuag-e      thereof is    something,terrific'' r     ��������� ,.      _  /"  In his .Vep-etablc Pills.' ' - Or. 'Parmelee'  has .given to.'the world the fruits of lonp-  scientific research in the'whole realm of  medical science, combined with new a'ud  valuable discoveries never ���������> before 'known  to man For - delicate and debilitated  constitutions Paritielee's Pills act lite a  chnrm. Taken in small doses the eliecw  is both a tonic and a stimulant, mildlv  excitins' the secretions of the 'body. ������w-  iiifr   tone and vieor.  No   fewer  than  1,173  persons, have  been  buried  in ������������������ Westminster  Abbey.  Jn   the" court of  love   the strenuous  prosecutor! wins  his 'case.  ' -There, never was and never will be a  universal nnuacea in one reined v. for a!)  ills  to  which   flesh   is  heir���������the 'very' 'hh-  - Uire   of  uionv   curatives   bcinp   such   th.it  v>ere, "the   Germs   of other "and- di'Terciit"'-  . se.ited diseases rooted in the system of-  the naticut���������what, would relieve one ill  in. turn would fuuyrnvate the other. Wp  have however, ��������� in Quinine Wine/- when  obtainable in sound, unadulterated state,  rf'remedy for  luanv  and  cfrievous ills.  P.v  -its frradual  and   judicious  use the frailest  systems   are   led   into   convalescence    and  i-tii-ny-tii >bv   the   influence   which   Quinine  exerts   oii   nature's   own   restoratives     H  relieves     the    drooTunt}   spirits   of     <l\ose  with     whom   a  chronic     state  of  morbid  ecs-nondr-nf.v   and   lack   of 'infforvst   in   life  -',-������������������   a   disease     and'   bv   tranrju'j,���������-!?]���������>     the  nerves,  disposes   ro   sound   and   reireshiii"  p-eeiJ���������\mpartfc   vir.or   lo   tho   action of the  ���������?lo*"-d.   v-hich.   boi>.ir   stimulated,     courses  through     rhe      veins.      strenotl-j ���������inf   thu  bea'lhy  animal   functions   of   the-  svstcin  thorcov   niukine-  activity   a   nc-ojbvu-v   ro-  ������un.   strong thcinne-   tho   frnuie   red ' <>-'i vin-  ',7.o  to   the  digestive   organs    which   ratn?  -���������ali.v  demand   increased   substance���������result  improver!   aunetite     North'-on   &   Lyman  o.   J orr.nto.      have   oiven   to      the   uubiic  ire.r  ounni-ior Quinine Wine'at the usual  t-afo     nnfl     "uajii'd    bv   the     oomlnns     ol  scumi*i:(s.   tlie   wine   amn-oaches      iu>ai"-l  r-er|Pcp-->n   of   anv   in    the      market -VII  n-'iiac-i.sts sell   it  "Rven wJien a woman is up against  a lot of worry she doesn't forget to  see, that-her hat  is -on - straight.  HE TTAS ' -TRIED IT.���������"Mr John x\n.  derson. Kinloss. writes : "1 venture to  sav few. il "-any. have received jrreatei-  benefit from the use of .Dr. Thomas' Er-  lcctric Oil than T have. 1 have used it  reaularlv for over- ten vears.' and have  recommended'jt (6" all "sufferers I "knew  of. and Ihev also I'ounrl it of irreat virtue in cases of severe, bronchitis and incipient  consumption."  All men may be born? equal, but it  doesn't.,take the .majority of- them  Jong to live it down.   ' ������������������  No   man is  realize     the  thing'  wise who  is  unable   to  tmcertainty    of  a 'sice  A  "oman dislikes to- hear :L :a.i.n  talk shop almost as much a<= a r.,i\n  dislikes to hear a woman talk shc>;i-  P'"g.     .  iBinsrd's Li-imeot Cures Colds, etc.  Old  Time Tipping"*.  The tipping habit is bad enough everywhere, and is worse iu Europe than  here. cIu Ihe eighteenth century it was  a greater evil than it is now. A writer  in the Cornhill Magazine tells some  stories to illustrate the old condition  or" things.  In Edinburgh in 170*0 the Society of  Clerks enacted that all servants should  be forbidden to take tips and members  be forbidden to give them. This example was lollowed by other clubs and  societies., Today there is the rule in  most clubs against feeing the servants.  An eccentric Irish gentleman, Lord  Taaffe. used to attend his guests to the  door, and if they offered any money io  "tbo.servants'who were lined up with  the guests* baggage,' the host would  suy, '���������.If you give, give it nie, for it was  1 that did buy the dinner."  A well known colonel while sitting  at dinner inquired the names of the  host's servants. "For," said he, "I cannot pay them for such a good dinner,  but 1 should'"like.to-remember them in  my will."  Another eccentric gentleman, after  patiently redeeming his hat, sword,  cane and cloak, to the very bottom of  his purse, turned-.to the two remaining servants who were waiting obsequiously, each'with a glove, and said  affably: "Keep those. I will not trouble-to'buy them back. They are old  and not worth a shilling."  I_fe S-S-faijiiisgr Q,_uli{-������es.  Some one has estimated that 22 acres  of land are needed to sustain a man on  ilesh. while that amount of land sown  with wheat will feed 42 persons; sown  ���������with' oats, SS; with potatoes, Indian  corn and rice, 17(5 persons, and planted  with breadfruit trees over 9,000 people  could be fed.  Parnie!eo*s Pills nosseso the power of  acting- specifically upon tlie diseased or-  "���������iiiii,. stimulatni"- to action tlie 'dorin'int  enei erie&'oL the system thereby removrrj  cuscuse Jn lact. so meat is the noiver  of this medicine to ��������� cleanse and purify,  that diseases of almost everv name and  nature are driven from the bodv Mill ' fa: swell Carswell .P O Ont? writes  '���������J h-ave tried Farnic-lee's Pills and find  them cin ' excellent m<.d,c:nc. and one  that   will   .srll   well "  A man who will not listen to reason soon becomes a crank that cannot be turned.  Hinard's Liniment Cures Garget in Cows.  Public   Oftiees   Vov   Snlc  In England in the time of George 11.  if you wanted a place under the government you could buy one. The sum  of ������300 would get you a comfortable  berth iu the victualing otlice. for instance, where the perquisites, pickings  and bribes for contracts made the  service worth having. Members of  pui'.lament, who had Ihe privilege of  franking letters, sometime"-' soid the  right for ������"J00 a year.  EnfTlJ������1i   Kjsrningfs.  Of the 4I.000.OOC) people in England  more than half of them live on an income of less than ������V2 a week, and the  earnings of 7.000.000 of this number do  not exceed >y> a week for 1he family.  ' At   tlso   Second   feLuuj;   In   Uerlin Sir TT.  ) Cl-oo}.-Cii  n-pi.Sie, ������������n  .1.:atlor.  The Intex-national Congress for Ap-  , plied Chemistry held a second plen-  ! ary sitting in Lcrlm recently, during  which iSa* "William, Crooh.es delivered  aa address entitled "'luodeni Views  on , flatter:' The Idealization of ,a  Dream." The lecturer said that for  nearly a century men of science had  been, dreauung of atoms, molecules,  and ultramundane particles, and had  been speculating as to the origin of  matter. They had now got so far as  to admit the possibility ui" .resolving  i the chemical elements into simpler  forms of matter, or even of refining  them away altogether into ethereal  vibrations  or electrical energy.  Sir Willia'm Crookes then    gave   a  brief  account  of  some  in\estigations  bearing on  the     consiitulion  of matter  and     the possibility of dissociating  the  chemical  elements.       lie    ror  marked    that a    number of isolated-  hypotheses'    as' to ' the    existence of  matter iu an ultra-gaseous state,  tho  existence of material  particles smaller than atoms,  the'existence, of electrical atoms or electrons,   'tho    constitution ,of Koentgen rays and their  passage through opaque bodies,     the  emanations from uranium,   -and   the  dissociation     of the    elements     were  now     welded     into    one harmonious  theory by  the  discovery of    radium.55"  After paying a high tribute    to   the  labors of' IV1. and Mme.   Curie e".d M. '  Bemont,     he _ proceeded to " <"   icribo  some' of the characteristic of .,;diurn.  He  said that  the most strik'.:g .property of radium was its    power'   to'  send forth torrents,of emanations. A  .convenient method of ^observing these  emanations was to fit a blende screen"  at the end*-off a 'brass    tube    with, a  speck of radium ������������������ salt in front   about  a millimeter off and to have' a   ;lens  at the other end.      The    emanations ;  could .then  be1- observed in the   * form,  of'scintillations   on, tho screen.      In  conclusion,   Sir' William Crookes     remarked with regard-to this and oth-  *er experiments: ,       "'.-.,���������  "Indulging in a 'scientific use of the  imagination'   and  pushing  the  hypothesis  of the electronic    constitution  of matter to what I consider its logical limit,     we may���������be in fact?    witnessing-a spontaneous dissociation of  ��������� radium���������and wc begin to doubt - the  permanent .stability  of  matter.  ' The  chemical atom may be? actually . suffering    a    catabolic" -transformation,-  but  at so  slow  a rato that,   suppos- .  ing ra    million  atoms   'fly  off     every  second,  it would take a century    -for'  its.weight  to  diminish by'one milli-t  gramme. \ '      '"   '   . ' 1  "It  must  never  be- forgotten  , that  theories  are  only useful so Jong     as  'they'admit  of the'harmonious correlation of facts into a -reasonable sys-"> |  tern. ��������� Directly a fact- refuses     to '  be   jj  pigeon-holed and will not.bo explain-"'  ed  on theoretic grounds,  the     theory '  must go  or  it   .must be' revised - to  -admit the new'fact-?'    The nineteenth"  I century saw the  birth' of new   views   |  of atoms,   electricity,   and ether.  Our   ft  views  to-day  of- the constitution,   of   <J  matter  may   appear satisfactory    to  us,' but how will it be at the    close  of the twentieth' century? Are we not  incessantly   learning  the  lesson1 that  our    researches    havo only a provisional value?  A hundred years     hence  shall we acquiesce .in    the resolution  of the material universe into a swarm  of rushing electrons? .  "This fatal .quality oft atomic   dis- !  sociation    appears    to be   universal, .  and operates     whenever we brush    a  piece of glass with silk;  it works   in  the sunshine  and raindrops,   and    in [  tho lightnings' and flame; it   prevails :  in the  waterfall  and tho stormy sea. i  And although the    whole    range    of *  human  experience  is  all too  short to"  afford  a  parallax  whereby the     date  of the extinction  of matter can    be |  calculated,      'protyle,'  the     'formless  mist,' once again may reign supreme J  and the hour-hand  of eternity     will ,  have    completed     one revolution."��������� ;  London Times  Correspondent.  ~_.;_..._M������������������-pp.  A LITTLE- LIGHT  on the subject  of good  BREAD.  To make the best bread you'.must  obt���������in the vbest flour. Bread made  from common brands of flour cannot  hold a candle to bread made from  -  Ogilvie'i  Hungarian.  That's a strong assertion we'll admit, but, we firmly ' believe that this  flour not 'only has no- superior, but  has no  equal.'  The Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., Ltd.  smavm  -������  T7*ed It tonyoar*,  Washir.Rton, D.C., Nov. *o, 190s.  Pleai>o tend me. your "Treatise on  tha Horse mid hU'Disuses."    Hi'.ve  usrds- Kendall's Spavin Cure for  tea  year* and  Kindly testify to its mtiits.  Vourj truly.      Justus C Nelson.  )."���������������������������������*-/  ' "Five Cast������ or 8pavln    _  ' Absolutely Ctar*d.  Buffalo, N. Dakota, Jan. s������S, 1905.  I have cured five horses,absolutely ol  Spu in in the List four yean with y������u������  Kendall's Spavin Cura.      ,  Very truly yours,    Hmny D. RuetUL  THIS; OLD RELIABLE   ''  And Hoat Suocossful Remedy Evor Discovered for Sp_.vlna. Ringbone^  Splints _.nd eJI Lameness.  This !s the imquallfiecl experience of thousands of horsemen and others'In this and other  countries and there Is no reason why you should not share In these benefits. 'Just read  ���������what the above people say about "���������.endall's."  Write to them for your own satisfaction.  In a_dit'ion to beinc the best stable remedy  [ known, it is unequaled as a liniment for house  hold and family use. Sold generally by all drug-  gists.   Pries SI: six bottles for $5.   We send I  (valuable book, "'A Treatise oo tbe Horse," pro  [ fusely illustrated, free upon request.  DR. B. J. KENDALL CO..  Enocburg Fe_ls������ Vt.     , ,  BOW  Mr. Speaker ancl ^Gentlemen :  I take this opportunity of  saying- to you that this "cigar,  to which the maker has courteously given my.name, is .tha  most deliciously fragrant weed,  I have-ever smoked, and here  is another instant of' the su-  premacy " of the ,,Canadian  ruanufacturer. ''   '  ;     ' THE '    '"   '"- .  ���������^ejQTV. hATlIO 111  * ��������� * J  Is worthy of its name..  s>. ?ii. Fortier,   -iniitcd,   Mcntr-cal.  .^r.. ������-w^^.i������.-m  ;-i-a-;.:,',.r';;.;:?^^ -n:-������������������.:���������������������������  ���������Wtsen'  $ muse  fi%'K--.m<- <��������� j\i...<  ?':.(,r.'i^^.r:?.;'i;^^??1  W^mmi0e; f$Mt ad<$fefy/w  Hall Caine locates the scene of the  bravest deed with which he is acquainted at the Vatican. "The hero  of the incident in question," he  writes, "was that venerable nouogen-  arian, Pope Leo XJ'TI., who, on. the  occasion of our first interview. actually confessed that, he had 'never  read one of my books."  Seaside Geometrj.  In the 'Alleynian, the school magazine of Dulwich, appeals a witty  paper on "Seaside Geometry," from  which wc take the following:  Definitions.���������The landlady of a  boarding house is a parallelogram���������  that is, an oblong angular figure  which cannot be described, but which  is equal to  anything.  All the rooms being taken, a single roonr. is said to be a double  room.  Postulates.���������A pie may he produced any number of times.  Tho clothes of a boarding- house  bed, though produced ever so far  both ways, will never meet.  Any two meals at a boarding  house are together less than one  square  meal.  Dick's Blood Purifier  Is the best Tonic ffor  Horses and Cattle  It puts cows in perfect health, and increases  the now of milk.  DICK'S gives horses a smooth glossy coat,  and puts life and spirit into them.  Try a package with  any run-down  animal  you may have and you will be convinced.  60 cents a package.  LEEMIMG, MILES fl. CO., agErTS, MONTREAL  'Ji  persons wore kilied  in a" radar   .Liverpool,      .l:".ng-  accu.ient  LADY AGENTS WANTED  io   trair,   ran   o'v   t  li-iie:  On the same bill  and  on the same      f> ��������� ~ rTT..,     ���������?"  side of it there-shall be. two charges   .foi_arfl:S UlllKlSIlt UirfiS UfpHlJiena..  for the    same     thing.���������London     Ex- _ ,���������:     ,  press. j    Out  oi" every  1.<'*'K) . pour.d.s  :      : . 'consuiued   in   0-rcat  Ib-itain   in   1901..  They Jlovoil. 700  polmcls   w.ls  home .oroduced..  re-  A Boston trolley car was talcing on a   ���������0rt.s   tho   United   States   Consul  ' at  load.of women, aud the conductor fran- .'Kqttinghain.  tically urged  his gentle passengers .to ��������� ^,1-  "movo up;" but. as usual, his behests  were not obeyed.   "Now, move up, ladies; please do move up!" he cried.   No  one  stirred   an   inch.    "I   say,   ladies,  move   up!    The  motorman  is  a   great  deal'better looking  man  than   1   am!"  The ladies sv.'ept. forward ea masse.  Sunlight Soap will not  burn the nap off woolen's  nor the surface off linens.  Raw VcjietaWes,  A physician recommends housewives  to wash raw vegetables iu at least two  Avators and then expose them to the  fovce of Avater running from a faucet  iu ordor to clirfiodge any germ:.; that  m;;y be lurking therein.  Best SellJne Skirt Supporter end Waist Adjuster  ever Introduced.   Sells at sight.   Good profit. *  Send 25 cents for sample and terms to nfi-n's  BRUSH & CO., DEPT. W.. TORONTO  Twenty years ago Britain imported'  29.000 horses a yet-.r. Now-a-riays  she buys and brings into tlie L'nited  Kingdom  3*24,000 yearly.  _*_ far tbe Oclocoa Bar. **������  T-lie  nveragf  wish   to   see   ]  yet  when  she  like  to  see  it  -afS"  *'_ -  young woman doesn't  er thirtk'i.h birthday,  has seen it slio. l would  again. .-  tnfja        !������������������-.-"  =������������������J_-_x    '  h-  ISSUED EVERY TUESDAY.  / '  ubscription $2.ooa year,  TO. 35. Zln&erson, Ebitor.  ,t3" Advertisers who  want their ad  ��������� changea,    should   get    copy in   by  9 a.m. day before issue.  ".The Editor,will not bo responsible for the  viewB, sentiments, or any errors of composi-  ,    tiou of lefctr-r correspondents.  _��������� _i fin !!'���������-"-���������������������������*���������'���������������������������������*''"* ri   '*'  "i'ii''ri''*"'***'**,^**'*M*I******>l>l*'?M'i,!*M,M  Job Work Strictly C.  O.  D.  Transient Ads Gash'in Advance.  Last   Saturday  was   nomination  day and the' date for tlie election,  October 3rd,- ismot fardislan'. The  humblest elector in the district will  "   feel  that."he  has done'his duty in  supporting Mr Grant,   the Conser-  ��������� vauve'can'didate.  ''Having no per-  ,    sonal or monetary interests aL slake  Mr ti rant, will1, if elected, contribute  ���������lo what.we. all'so urgently desiie���������  clean, honest government that will  'recognize merit where it exists.    Iu  vMr Grant's case the-office sought  ��������� the man, and not the-jan'the oliiee.  It -is-'a  situation   iii' which    both  . ' Liberals   and   Conservatives   look  witlvunanimity; and Mr Grant'has  / jus lifted; the, choice.      ,      ...    .;   ,  ���������   y   * ���������"" VI  *"     i > , i  - The "Enterprise" professes to not.  know' who is meant by * "In depend -  .  ent."   .In order to pierce the u.ental  density of the staff of afore .-aid pa-  ��������� per, we tell them that the "Enterprise" is the ''Independent," for in'  their first it-sue the following appears���������''In politics we are independent:" Yet, from Mickey Grant,-  the type sticker, to H. Fiizherbert  Pollen, tlie'scliopl master who sends  .out misleading political news - to  a city paper,".who is' chief editorial  hasher/ of the '"Enterprise," who  fain would,enter the coveted"realms  - ,Jof newspaperdom, the word  "'Grit,"  ;"'   is written in   big,   big letters.     A*  newspaper who perches oh the fence,  ��������� 'who dare not openly declare for the  parity, and the candidate who supports it, is rotten. . Mr Young is a  good fellow, he is giving quite a  little work to the independents, and  he should, in return, be supported  openly, aud not in  a  half-hearted,  . sneaking way by an "'independent"  sheet which is cavilling for Conservative money. Better hop off the  perch, Mr Independent, you will  never get the Conservative patronage, and the Liberals will not be in  a position to give you much/  ?  The Jnde-*' Enterprise " makes  further reference to the miners who  came here from 'Frisco. As before  stated, Mr Matthews has informed  us that the Company gave order* in  San Franc-sco that therelw.-.s room  here for a certain number oi skilled  miners. Ino day work men vveie  wanted, and no feet wage was promised them. The 'Company has  a perfect right to engine skilled  miner? from anywhere, pioviued  they fill all legal requirements. If  incompetent men mix in the gang,  it is not the Company's fault.   1)   ** Mayor Grant will not contest the Comox constituency. His chances would he  but uliin were he to attempt it. There ia  no other eligible man iu the constituency on  the Conaervative Bide, aud there eeemy lobe j  no outsider who is willing to throw away  several hundred dollara in an unequal contest."  The above item, from the Victoria  Times of 12th, is the most remarkable lie of the age. Even d:d Mr  Grant not contest tbe seat, who is it  that says "There is no other eligible  man." Does the correspondent imply that the district contained no  other man fit to contest the seat?  or does he mean the Tories, like the  Grits, should throw down a resident  candidate .just as th*-*y did here.  Perhaps Mr H. Fiizherbert Puilen  can explain.   o -'  Mr Robt. Grant the Conservative  Candidate selected for this district  is bo well and  favorably known to  Cons-  rvativ  ���������TO     T331S-  ELECTORS    OF    COMOX   'DISTRICT  GENTLEMEN, -  ���������Having been honored with the Nomination.as Conservative  candidate'for this Distric, my long residence amongst you and consequent knowledge of the needs and requirements of 'this district v.ill  enable me to further, your interests to the best-ad vantage, and I will, if  elected, endeavor as far as possible to"carry out the following platform:  1���������Railway Extension is a matter of vital, importance, an.! I will-  - urgfc iij'on tlie Government the absolute necessity of 'a continuous iiue  of<railway from Victoria to the North end of this. Island. '    ,",  2���������To do all in my power to'seen re substantial grants in aid of tbe,  construction and maintenance uf  ruads and trails, and the erection of  ''wharves.      - '  ���������     . -  , -3-;-To press for better.police protection for the isolated portions  of tho district. ��������� *  4���������To urge upon,the Government  the necessity of restoring  the,  annual grant to the'Union and Cumberland Fire Department.  5���������To ask for larger grants for. the purpose of keeping up and as-"  sistinu;Farrn*--rs Institutes-and Agricultural Societies, and urge that  the Depaitmeut of Agriculture be maintained'at'a high s-iandard.  ���������3_-To endeavor to obtain a grant for the purpose of, building  and  e'quiping .a   Hospital   to   te located in some central  portion'of, the'-  Northern  Disuict.,    ' - ��������� , ���������-  .7���������--To support the'Government'iii their 'effort to obtain the cori-  ,trol,aud management of the fresh water iislieries-of the Province.   , -.,  -  *S���������To; urge .that steps be taken   for''the-general preservation of  forests bv guarding against'the wanton destruction'of'timber.   ,  ���������   '��������� ', ������9���������To urge upon the-Gdvernmenu the necessity of-.dealing with the  lumber question in such a manner that the present unsatisfactory condition will be remedied and a better market for logs ensured. '   ���������  -    . jo���������This having been made'under the new Dominion Redistribu- .  tion Act a separate electoral district, I will wo.k  in conjunction .with  the Federal'member for'this'district in urging the necessity of obtain- '  ing a better, mail service. -'"'  11��������� To press for better recognition of Provincial rights, and increased'Dominion Subsidies for the Province. , <  12���������That I am in favor of the general principles laid down in the  platform of the Conservative party adopted at Revelstoke the 13th of  September. 1902?    * ' ������ ��������� l  1     I have the honor to be Gentlemen, c /  1 -       Your obedient Servant,  < ROBERT GRANT.  forasre:  4'\r   Dry  .System,  Our   facilities   for   Storing   Perishable   Articles  are   now    ������  complete:* ,. Eggs,   Butter,   Game,   Fowl   and -Meats   of  kinds Stored at  Reasonable   Rates "���������  '15  everyone as to hardly need an introduction lo 'the people of Comox  and "Nanaimo.- Mr, Grant has spent  _9': years in'B.C. .-having come to  Comox in 1874,-when he remained  .2 years. He then engaged in,log--  , giu'g at Union Wharf for Chaunoey  Carpenter, who owned the present  Haslam Mills' at Nanaimo, and  afterwards was employed as sawyer  in Carpenter's Mills' for a time. He'  was ' then employed by the, same  firm\at Wellington for about five  years when . Carpenter left, the  country. Messrs Grant & Mon nee  then entered into partnership and  took up- Carpenter's business in  'Wellington which they continued  for several years, removing afterwards to Cumberland' where they  have resided for the last 15  years. Mr Grant has large interests1 both in this town and dis-.  trict. Mr Grant is a native of Pic-  lon N.S., and has a number of relatives in this, Province, amongst  them being Mrs Matthewson and  Albert Grant of Comox, and Mrs  Ray of Union Wharf. The first  lumber building . in Union was  built by Mr Grant. Old, residents  will remember the original shingles  sawn out of fir logs when ihey first  began operations here, and hou.-es  had to be roofed somehow. Mr  Giant therefore ranks among the  pioneers of the district. Of a genial  and kindly disposition, Mr Grant  counts his friends by the score, aud  has the reputation of being a very  successful business man. Indefatigable in his public duties, charitable  to a fault, Mr Grant.bears a reputation that any man about to enter  public life may well be proud of.  His life's story while in B.C. shows  that he has at all times been, in the  strenuous part of life. His lot has  been cast, not among college men  and professional people, but among  the lumbermen and the logger, and  the builder. He has been a payer  of wages, and the numberless friends  he has earned for himself, among  his. numerous employees, in various  parts of the country, shows better  than anything else, the sterling  qualities of the man. Not a man  who has eVer worked for Grant but  will cast their vote for him if they  have one.  i  The Inde-Enterprise of last S it-  urday, says; speaking of publishing  a sketch of Mr Grant's Hie, .that  "owing to,that gentleman being indisposed". &c. Mr Grant was not  "indisposed",'wketi the Independent  representative called. He received  the gentleman, and infotmed him  that, as he considered "the " Enterprise" a-Liberal paper, it would  not look well for him to ignore a  Conservative paper, which was supporting him, iu the matter, and  begged to decline giving his life  history to the reporter. This is the  true reason of Mr Grant's life sketch  not being published in" the Independent- Enterprise. It appears today in the " News."  Total Accidents in Coal  Mines  in United State3 and Canada  F. L. s Hoffman, in Engineering  and Mining Journal,, gives the  number of persons killed per 100O  employed in coal mines from 1893  to 1902, as follows:���������Alabama, 3*00,  Colorado, 5"59; Illinois, 2*21; Indiana, 2'57; Indian ,reraL6_22; Iowa,  2"34; Kansas, 1 82; Kentucky, 1*35;  Maryland, I'56; Missouri, i*7t������;  New Mexico, 7*61; Ohio, 1*76; Pennsylvania .(anthracite), 3*01 j do.,  (bituminous) 2"30; Tennessee, 6.01;  Utah, 24*75; Washington, 7"43;  West Virgiml; 3 73. British Columbia, '9*83; Nova Scotia, 1*96.  $10=  UNION BREWING'CO.; Ltd.,     :  Phone   27. DUNSMUIR STREET' <��������� P. O. Drawer   45  oif1  local  xisrarEK/Es.T  Negative Plates, and Films Developed.  Photo    Printing   done   on   Developing    and '  P. O.   Papers.  Photo Supplies of all kinds.  #* #* #* *���������"���������"���������  fSSF*  Use of Dark Room for Amateurs  ot������  _s__o  Mr F. M. Young callfd a meeting  Saturday night in Cumberland Hall  inviting Mr (Irani to attend. That  gentleman however, owing tu a previous engagement, which could not  be neglected, was forced to decline,  hoping to be able to meet Mr.Young  at an early date. '  Bob   Strang turned up all right  Thursday, alone,   contrary to  the  expectations of his many friends..  He is looking well, and is heartily  weicome back.  Ask your merchant for Black  Jack Rubber Rings. We have them  Magnet, Cash Store.  RAMS  for  SALE  Shropshire    Rams  Pure bred,  and  High-grade Shearlings   and   Ram   Lambs.      Good  Stuck at  Low Prices.  GEO.'. HEATHERBELL,  Hornby Island, B.C.  WANTED to Purchase���������'Good-  strong 2nd-hand Express Wagon;  Horse; and Hose. ��������� Apply to S  Nakano, Cumberland.  POR.   SALE.  One Pure Bred Berkshire Pedigree  Boar, 8 months old-���������A. Urq_ha���������t,  Courtenay, B,0  Ammunition  AND  SHOT GUNS  Eley's Loaded Shells.,  Shells Loaded to order.  A large and complete stock of Rifle  Ammunition at  The   BIG STORE  Simon Leiser & Go., Ltci.  CUMBERLAND.  TO LET, the House next to the  Presbyterian Church.,-��������� Apply to  Mrs W. B. Walker.  We sell Force, Malta Vita, Shredded Wheat Biscuits, Grape Nuts,  and   Postums   Cereal    Mixture.���������  | Stanley H. Riggs.  To Cuke a Cold in One Day take  Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets,  All druggists refund the money if  it fails to cure. E. W. Grove'3 signature is on each box.    25c.  521;     14 103  Every person who wishes to buy  good goods cheap, should visit the  Big  Store.  REWARD will be paid ,for information leading to the  con-  ,  ���������~    ������ V*   %J#   ������������������ ��������� ' XT       a  vickion of persons appropriating or destroyingpour .beer JvegB   ,*

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